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Mia Ella Vyalt, society editor. If you hate neas c social ettnti of inter-
to Columbia and the University, the Mtssonnan uill appreciate it 1 you mill
call HUj Wyatt by telephone, No. ZHjietnccn 11 o'clock und'noon, each day.
A number ni nria s:ll l .! Tt
!vveck for out-of-town guests and for Mi's
trancta Cray, whose wedding will tale
Place October 2a A calendar for the
social week follows:
I Monday: Mia EUxabetb Harris will
entertain with a bridge parly for Miss
r ranees Gray.
Monday: Mrs. tin C. Sline will at
tertain with a dinner parly.
Tueaday: Mrs. Will E. Smith will en
tertain with a bride party for Mrs. V il-
"ni A. uurst, ot Enid, OUa.
Wednesday: Miss Pearle Mitchell will
entertain with a tea for Miss Frances
Thanday: Miss Pearle Miirbrll will
ntertain wiih a Ira for Mm. Earl Odcll
nd.SIrs. W. & Syhoter, of Los Angeles
Friday: The Kappa Alpha fraternity
ill entertain with a dance at the Dan
iel Boone Tavern for Miss Frances Cray
and Milton Duval.
Miss Pearle Mitchell will entertain at
o clock .Wednesday afternoon with
tea for Mie Frances Cray. In the re
ceiving line with the hostess will.be Miss
Frances Cray and Mrs. J. W. IIoIumii of
Moberly, who is the house guest of .MUs
-viitcneU. Ibe assistants will be: Mrs.
C B. Miller. Mrs. Dudley Conley, -Mrs.
Charles. Digges, Mrs. fidor Loeb. Mrs.
R. J. Kerner, Miss Helen Mitchell. Miss
Marjorie Jones. Miss EieCray and Mim
week's visit with Miss Gladys Tydings,
Mrs. Pauline Franklin, Mrs. A. B.
Long. Mrs. Beulah Hawkins and Mrs. G.
W. Kcchum will leave tomorrow for St.
Louis where they will attend the CranU
Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star
which convenes there next week.
.Mrs. Joseph F Black of Kichmond,
.Mo., returned borne today alter a short
vi-it with her daughter, .Miss Elizabeth
Black at the Delia Delta Delta house.
The Sigma Phi Erxilon fraternity en
tertained last night with a dinner party
The guesls were: Misses Glaths Ilillix,
Annela Grant, Cerelic Mejeis, Kuth
Esther, Marjorie reabodyt, Irene Hansen.
Mi-s Howard, Dorothy McCUin. Erma
slid Ion, and trances liagland.
Miss Kathcrine Delcour and Miss Mario
tie Peabody; Miss Ruth Hammond, Miss
Margaret Hays, Miss Leola Tesher. Miss
Violet Oliver, and Miss Genieve Gilbert
of Stephens College.
Mrs. Sallie Perrie Jenkins of Wash
ington, D. G, announces the marriage
1 her daughter. Miss Julia Pcrtie Jen
kins lo Edward Watson Lansing, of But
ler, Mo, on Wednesday, October 6, in
Washington. Tlier will liie in Butler.
-Mrs. Lansing is a former student of
Christian College and Mr. Mnsing is a
former student of tl University. Mrs.
Landing is a niece of Mrs. Mar' I
Hickman of Columbia.
Mrs. Will E. Smith, 104 College ave
noe, will entertain at 2:30 o'clock Tues
day .afternoon' with fiie tables of bridge
who is ber house guest. The house will
ho is her house guesL The house wlil
.be decorated with garden flowers. 'The
guests will be: Mrs. Emmett Smith. Mrs.
James Garth, Mrs. T. Kent Catron, Mi-s
Juliet Bowling, Mrs. A. F. Neale, Mrs.
George Helm, Miss Harriet Helm, Mrs.
frank Daring. Mrs. C. a Rollins, Miss
Frances Gray, Mrs. T. W. Whittle, Mrs.
John Belcher, Miss Pearle Mitchell, Mrs.
J, B. Heberling. Mrs. Dan G. Sline, Mrs.
I. O. Hockaday, Mrs. Stanley Smith. Mrs.
Turner Oinkscales, and Mrs. John
President and Mrs. A. Ross Hill will
return tomorrow from Liberty, Mo.
where President Hill gate the address at
the inauguration of President Evans of
Allium Jewell College.
Mrs. Ambrose Estes, Jr.. enlerlainrt.
at luncheon toiUy at her country home.
The guests were: Mrs. A. J. B-tes Miss
Elizabeth Estes and Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Dr. and Mrs. Dan G. Sline, 214 Thill)
avenue, will entertain with a dinner par
ly Monday evening Garden (lowers will
form the centerpiece for the dining roorr
table. The guests will be President ani
Mr. A. Rovi Hill, Dean Walfr Williams
Dean and Mrs. J. P. McBaine, and Mrs
W. 11. Willis.
The members of the Kappa Sigma fra
'lemily entertained litis afternoon from 4
lo 6 o'clock with a reception for their
chaperon, Mrs. Bella Kirkbride. Tire
house was decorated with ferns, palms.
cosmos, and xeiuas. Miss Margaret lux
ler gave a liarp solo. Jn Hie receiving
line we'ret Miss Eva Johnston, Miss
Margaret Chamberlain, Miss Margaret
Miller. Mrs. C a Miller and Miss
Frances Sanders. Those assisting at the
tables were: Mrs. Dan 0. Sline, Mrs.
Dudley Conley, Mrs. James Cordou, Mrs.
If. L Bragg, Miss Emma Slrawn and Mrs.
i. IL Guitar. Those assisting were: Mrs.
Eugene Logan,- Mrs. Stanley Smith, Mrs.
G M. Pape. Mrs. J. E. Thornton. Mrs.
IO. a Ware. -Mrs. Blanche Dangerfield.
Mrs. Tom King, Mrs. Turner Gordon,
Mrs. W. H. Willis, Mrs. J. C Joues, Mrs.
tt'rlilon Cotton, Mrs. J. S. Branuam.vMi-s
'carle .Mitchell, Mi-s Minnie Tichgnor,
Mrs. C..R Miller, and Mrs. N. T. Centry.
Die girls serving were: Misses Catherine
vYare, Laura Frances Havdon, Frances
Dunwood. Louise Tatum, Helen Navjor,
Dorothy Logan, Marjorie Henry, Ella
Wjalt, Glory Kirk, Louise Harrington,
Elizabeth At ler berry, Marcia Cuvette,
fewell Drummond, Model! White, Ln-
-ille Gross, Ruth Giffen, Edith Cornelius
ind IWIlie MiUan.
Misses Helen Schultze, Ruth Wood
ward. Frances Csrr, Pauline Crouch,
Catherine Lownsdale and Garrett Barn
bart, A. T. Merit! and E. L. Scbett went
to Turner this afternoon on a picnic
Announcement has been received of
the birth of James Lyon Gartner, Jr., son
of Mr. and Mrs. James Lyon Gartner of
Tulsa, OUa. Mr. and Mrs. Gartner were
former students of the University. Mr.
Gartner was a member of the Phi Camma
Delta fraternity and Mrs. Gartner, who
was Miss Clyde Beedle, was a member
of the Alpha Phi sorority. ""
Mrs. Robert Waddell of Kansas Cit
will leave for her home tomorrow aftei
a week's visit' at the Phi Camma Delu
The members of the Sigma Nu inter
nity entertained last night wilh a buffe.
dinner dance at the chapter house. The
chaperons were: Mrs. Inez Clark, Mr
and Mrs. Turner Gordon. Miss Eva John
ston, Mr. and Mr8.F. W. Niedermejer
Mr. and Mrs. 0. M. Harnett, Dr. and Mrs
Harold I. Bragg. Dr. and Mrs. James
Gordon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gurley, W
W. Garth and Hale Montgomery of Mont
gomery, W. Va. There were thirty fiw
Miss orine Dorgan, who is spendin.
the winter in Kenick, Mo, is visiting he
mother, Mrs. W. L. Dorgan. 300 Soul!
L. D. Coleman, of Moberly, will "arrive
tomorrow to spend the day with Mr. am
Mrs. John V. Tavtor and accompany Mr
Coleman home. Mrs. Coleman has beei
a guest of her mother, Mrs. John N. Tar
lor, for the last week.
The Phi Beta fraternity entertained
Iat, night wilh an informal house dance.
The, decorations were in ihe fraternity
rolorr, gteen and white, ami tlie same
color note was carried out in the refresh
ment course. There were forty guests.
The Phi Mu sorority will entertain the
following guests at dinner tomorrow:
Miss Bess. Packard and Miss Louise Ar?
bogast of Christian College, Miss Flor
,'ence Kenislon of Kirksville and Dr. R. B-
Wyatl. of Fort Smilli, Ark.
Mrs. Iridor Loeb will return fomorrow
from a week's vi-it with Mrs. Alex Loeb
tn St. Louis.
Mrs. W. O. Baker of Centralia is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. W. L. Dorgan
300 South Math street.
SODIUM MTRATE HELP.S TREE.S
ixperlmrnt Shows Better Fruit and
. Belter Foliage.
What a small application of sodium ni
rate lo the average Missouri orchard
vill do has been shown lo the entire sat
isfaction of H. E. Gross of Webster
untv. Last spring II. E. Cardinell of
he University of Missouri College of Ag
iculture recommended the use of so
lium nitrate on trees as well as a general
realmenl of spraing and pruning. Mr.
?ross followed this advice in part of his
rrhard The poorest block in ihe or
hard was treated at the rate of two
rounds of sodium nitrate to the tree, and
hen a row through the orchard was treat
Id leaving every other three as a check.
The results are tlrawing up in gooi!
liape this fall in both the fruit and the
.igsr of the trees. The trees which rc-
.'fivedthe sodium, nitrate will yield a
Teat many more apples than the others
ind they have a better foliage, showing
hem to be more vigorous for another
eason. An inexperienced nun can stand
rT a quarter of a mile and pick out ever)
roe tliat was treated.
I SCHEME Til COLLECT TAXES
Three hundred guests altended lls
Jawn party given by th" men's classes of
the Baptist Church to, the University and
Stephens college girls at the home of Roy
,T. Ravis, 1103 East Bioadway, lis: night.
' Everyone was tagged so that all conld get
acquainted easily. The party was in the
form of a carnival, there being fortune
tellers, clowns and 'ildc-shows.
-T'St Mary'a Guild will meet at 3'o'rjock
Monday afternoon at the borne of Mis.
E. A. Logan, 507 Rollins street.
The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority an
nounccs the pledging 'of Mis. Frances
Groves of Order, Missouri.
The voung rnerrof the Baptist church
gave a lawn party last night for the stu
dents of Stephens College at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy T. Davis,' 13 East
- Broadway. The lawn was lighted with
, Japanese lanterns and the regular institu
tions of the carnival were in evidence,
including fortune tellers, sideshows and
an African dodger.
Miss Florence Keniston of Kirksville
will leave Monday for her home, after a
Mr. and Mrs. H.'.C. Vossbrink nl
Union, Mu, motored lo Columbia yes
terday tn vi'it their daughter. Miss Men
Vosbrink, Sampson Apartments, an
their son, II. C Vosshrink, Jr. Tbej
were accompanied by Miss Flvra Gchlcr
Miss Lucille McCIain, Sampson Apart
incut", will arrive tomorrow from Si
Louis where she has been visiting.
Miss Catherine Davis, Mrs. Davis, Mrs
Childs and Cerald Waddell mutorcd I'
Richmond today. Miss Davis and Ml
Waddell will return tomorrow'. Mrs. Da
vis and Mrs. Childs have been vMtin,
Miss Catherine Davb this week at th
Kapps Kappa Gamma house.
Ikn M. Anderson. Jr, arrived las
night tSr a visit wilh his parents Mr. ane
Mrs. Ben M. Anderson, 1201 Paris road
London Devises Installment Sj-tcm
to Make Paymenlt Eavier.
Lwvom. Srpi. 25 -tby mail). Owing
o the difficulty of collecting taxes in the
Id ). the Finance Committee of the
olLestone Corporation 1ms devised a
jchcmc of collection on the installment
The Corporation proposes, with the
oncnt of the Ministry of Health to
ssue numbered stamp, of the value of
wo shillings and sixpence and five slul
ings respectively, which are designed to
ie atlzchf-d to cards similar lo tlwe
iscl in war savings and so pay olT the
axes in easy installments and ve the
'ax paver the sudden burden of a yearly
SMALL MAN HAS TALE
OF WOE WHICH EQUALS
THE SMALL WQ&mTS
"It's terrible and another voice is
raised 'in vain protest of wliat Fate has
decreed unclungcable. The short man
is heard from-
I-aunch a man of diminutive stature on
discussion of the troubles" peculiar to
his tvpc, and you will probably be forced,
partly through sympathy and partly
through a desire lo succumb gracefully to
tlie inevitable, to listen lu a. monologue,"
verging at times into a solilokuy, of, scr
cral hours length.
Surprising a it may seers, the small
man welcomes the opportunity to bewail
the physical condition thaw to him, is
his misfortune to possess. He delights in
scaring his soul with such a confession.
Uc feels better afterward.
"There's the question of dollies,' said
one, "Its practically impossible, lo buy
ready made garments, and the tailor
we all hate a grade against him
rhargtp us just as much for a suit as he
does a man twice our size."
At the mention of dignity, lie snorted:
The more we try to.impress anyone wilh
our dignity, ihe more ludicrous it seems.
Aaid the girls they all have 'ideals of
tlr tail, heroic, broad-shnaldered type.
Jie only kind (so they think) that could
iiby fit into romance. Of course,
(and one of those humorous attempts at
Jignily appeared here), we have lo
nakc up foe our size by oar wit and by
superiority in oilier respects.
Evidently tlie small man is consoled by
the fact that he is loved for his. own
excellence and for himself alone, and,
not for his liandsome, manly frame.
Jf we are pleasant, complained an
other, "We are in danger of being called
rare, regardless of the fact that ibeword
cute does! quite apply to our ideals of
life. If we happened lo be named John,
we arc sure lo be called Jounny.
"It makes you feel doggone cheap,
frankly confessed another, whcn your
rainest ambition is to be tall and wil
lowy, to see that bunch of real men on
the football team, and all you, can 'do is
sit there and iiisn you were one of them.
And the most terrible ordeal, be con-
lined deminiscently, 'iKe'thlng tTiat'brings
home tlie realization of your diminutive
size, is to dance witu a big woman.
Imagine yourself struggling valiantly lo
pilot her through the open spaces in the
crowd when if the truth of nhevraalter
be known you can't see any farther than
her slmuMer; imagine yourself, if you
ran, making a brave attempt to main-'
tain an air of nunclialance when you are
conscious all the time that the attention
of the other dancers hs been called'
from themselves to become centered on1
"BUT, and they -arc nnaniinoas in
ending their discufsiuns in this mannerl
"have you noticed that a large' percentage
of great men great financiers, great
journalists, great statesmen,, and great
writers, measure less than. five feet eight
One even qtmlcs lire psychologist, w!k
a)s that one's brain rapacity is not
guagrd relatively lo ihe size of the head
alms liul hy its proportion lo ihr bndv.
Volumes may lie written, in just the
one experience of. a minuter of tlie five
foot Ivpe who n called upon unexpect
edly lo fill the pulpit of a' neighboring
ihurch. The pulpit was unusually high.
Peeping over it as best he could, he an
nounced the text "It is I, be not afraid.
A GIRLS' CLUB
Students in Gilunilii.i IIi'kIi
School May Form Ait
HIS OWN WARDROBE
DURING SPARE TIME
Too Late lo Classify
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.Mrs. W. L. Dorgan. 300 -South Nintl
street, entertained at luncheon today Ic
her sisters, Mrs. L. D. Coleman, of Mo
berly and Mrs. W. O. Baker of Centralia
The guests were: Mrs. N. T. Gentry, Mi
Frances Denny, Mrs. Marshall Gordon
Mrs. A. J. Esles and Mrs. John N Tay
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hclzjer left thu
morning for an extended visit through
the West. They will visit in Cheyenne
Wyo, and Denver, Colo.
The freshman members of the Alpha
Tau Omega fraternity will entertain this
evening with a dinner-dance at the chap
ter lioue. The guests will be: Miss
Jean Logan, Miss Mary McQure, Miss
Margaret Smith, Miss I'auline lolden,
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all that you possess? Have you taken out sufficient insur
ance to cover the increase?
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Fire Prevention Day
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increased value of your property? If fire destroyed your
store, your home tonight, would your lobs be fully covered?
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Interest in athletics among the girlsj
ol Uilumbia Iligli School has brought
about a desire lo form an athletic club.
A committee has been chosen to formu
late plans for organization, but no final
r;iort has jet been made. Supervision
el the work lias been assigned to Miss
Winifred Reraler. oiie of the. teachers
in the school. This is the first time an
attempt lias been made to brine tlie
high school girls together into organiz
ed athletic activity of this sort. . The
boys already Jiave an athletic club in the
C Club, composed of boss wlioMiavc
made their letter.
Tlie enrollment of girls in tlie high
school is about two hundred and eighty,
and practically half of this number are
interested in gymnaziuin work. At pres
ent, although physical education is. not
compulsory, from TO to'Tj girls are en
rolled in regular gymnasium course, and
an equal number in the calisthenics
course, A good percentage of those' in
the physical education classes are anxi
ous for the formation of the atli'di
Miss Nelle Shank, phvsical' director.
has been coaching teams in tennis and
volley ball. Later on, basketball learns
will also be selected. The sclwol has
never before had a regularly employed
director for coaching, although there
have been learns for several years. Inter.
class basketball matches will be plaed
this year as before, and it is lioped tha
games may be also arranged for, hide-
pendent of classes. Miss Lucilc Rich
ardson and Miss Anne Ligon, wfttr are
taking the course in playground work at
Christian College, are doing practice
teaching this semester at the high stltool.
These girls are leaching Swedish gym
nasium exercises and games, and arc al
so taking charge of some of the calis
It is possible -that a swimming ela1
will be formed at Christian College fur
tne girls ol this club when it is orga
The athletic club will Ik- the thiid
club in Columbia High School for gills
only, the other tvvo beiog the Cirls
Glee Club, and the Tepizitis Club, com
posed of senior girls. Various other
clubs for both boys and girls have been
organized from time tn tins in debat
ing, dramatics, languages and literature.
VKconnl Calo Against Japan's Pearc
Tokio, Oct. 9. "Japan slwuld'be con-
deninedorever if she ever consents lo a
peace which is not favorable to herself,
Viscount Calo is reported to have de
clared here in a speech which he madc-f
Auva Newlon, a student in the Uni
versity High School, probably lias the dia
Unclion -of being the only young man in
Columbia who embroiders his own cloth
I learned it when I was a kid," said
New Ion, as he lorfkeil up from embroid
ering a gaudy butterfly on his sock, "and
so 1 spend part of my spare time decor
ating my wardrobe. Most of my effort is
confined lo ornamenting ray socks.
New Ion alo does a bit of plain sew.
ing when the occasion to repair. bis cloth
ing presents itself. He says be has no in.
lention of gelling married as be can per.
form all the household duties of a wife.
PHCM.X; BENEFITS TREES
. F. llllx. of Holt Coiuily- It Con-
1 hired of Result.
C E. Hirz, Holt County, is convinced
that pruning fruit trees is worth white.
He has learned also Hut there is more
Ihan one way lo prune. H. A. Cardinell.
of the University of Missouri College of
Agriculture, pruned a tree for Mr. llilz
lasf winter. Other trees of the same va
riety he did not prune. The good results
are showing up this fall. The limbs of
the pruned trees are not bent over by
the weight of the fruit anything like
those of the unpruned tree because fruit
of the pruned tree is more evenly dis
tributed throughout the tree. The fruit on
the lmpruned tree is largely on the out
er btanehes, and tlie excessive weight
caused several limbs to be broken.
Heretofore. Mr. ililz has trsed a saw
orily in pruning, and was inclined lo cut
cut the more heavy wood and not clip
back the new growth- As a result of this
demonstration, he nuw has the kind of
clippers recommended by Mr. Cardinell,
and will use them on his whole orchard
TO REFL'MI LIBERTY LOASS
Demand for Tax Redaction (.'lien as
Refunding of the Liberty Loans at ma
turity will probably be necessary, accord
ing to the National Bank of Commerce in
New York, ln the current issue of its
magazine. Commerce Monthly, the bank
points out that this is indicated by. the
rrclatirely early period within which the
bulk of our public debt falls due, togeth
er wilh the demand for tax reduction and
the uncertainty as to repayment of the
advances made to the allied governments.
"The policy which has been followed
in American war loan financing will
make necessary large refunding opera.
lions, Ibe bank states. "From the Treas
ury point of new this may nave its ad'
vantages, for it may be possible lo issue
some of ibe refunding loans at lower in
terest rates. In any event the optional
maturities in effect between 1927 and
1917 give the Treasury a satisfactory
control over debt payment.
In discussing the relation of taxation
to debt reduction, the bank says:
"The marked trend of American fiscal
policy toward direct forms of taxation
within the past decade reduces the prob
ability of rapid debt payment. After ihe
Gril War, while a high" lariff was inci
denlly piling up huge surpluus in the
Treasury, debt payment even at high pre
miums seemed a 'desirable means of re
turning lo circulation money then locked
up in treasury vaults. Because the tax
burden was then only indirectly felt,
these recurrent surpluses were endured;
now that, (he burden is in the main di
rect, it can hardly be expected that col
lection revenue beyond the ordinary
needs of government vtjjl go- nucha's
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Monday and Tuesday,
October 11th and 12th
"The Yery Idea"
Regular House Prices
Men -of the American Legion and Vocational
Students, everyone of whom fought overseas,
will visit every home in Columbia in behalf of
the Salvation Army drive. No individual quotas
are asked but every man and wortian can do his
or her duty toward this organization that help
ed the man in the trenches win the ivar.
Saturday, October 9th
FIRE PREVENTION DAY IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI
Start the day right by insuring your property to its.
47 YEARS IN COLUMBIA
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The Way To Prevent A Fire
In Your Home
Very often means a thorough over-hauling of youi
furnace. More money is lost every year by careless up
keep 01 me iurnace man practical judgment should allow.
The good plumber like a good dentist will always'
icuuuiiucuu an annual ui senn-aiuiuai inspection.
Seemingly so, your furnace may be in ffrst clatts re
pair. There are thousands of little crevices and nooks in
the heating apparatus which become deranged or wear
out. Only the trained eye can detect them.
'You doubly safeguard your home from fire by calling
one of our plumbers. We guarantee all of our work.
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The'Record of the Salvation Armv stands out -
brilliantly in. the annals of the World-War: its - ''
men .anu women aisciosea us mtrepia spintand,
carried doughnuts and coffee to the boys in the
front line trenches while they fought A dollar
or a few dollars is a small price for those who
stayed at home to pay for such fearlessness.
. If you cannot be at home - tomorrow leave
your contribution with some member of the
household or with a neighbor to give for you. It
will be placed to your credit
Give am You Can Tomorrow