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Will .Speak at
tf Miss Era.lv Griffith. rr.rr.na! and
.frundcr of the Onnnr.n,. SrW.l
JJenver, with an enrollment of more than
.seven thousand, will address the Stephens
Gllege students tonight and tomorrow
night. Thursday night she will give a
public address in the college auditorium.
Mist Griffith was n teacher in the
rade school of Denver trn years ago
in the industrial district of the city. She
found that the pupils in her room had
older, brothers and sisters who had not
'finished the seventh grade. Becoming in-
. Jerested ia them she formed a night class
'in the school building. The class became
popular and grew rapidly.
In time, the school board of the cit)
offered Miss Griffith a principalsbip in
one of the ward schools. She refused
the position and asked that the board give
her Instead a certain building for an
yTne Opportunity grew and included in
its membership, not only bojs and girls
'bevond school age, but hard working
men and women.' The day arrived when
a carpenter shop and equipment was c
necessity. The Denver school board fur
t rushed it willingly.
TThel( girls of" the schol dressed
cheaply, and with
pitiful attempt to
-A beauty parlor was the reply Miss
.Griffith made to this, situation. The girls
grasped all suggestions quicklv learning,
the unknown art of the amcure, Lair
dressing and seat, appropriate clothes.
ine scnoci nas necocre we communirv
center of the district and each evenine
liolds open hosse. Undernourished chil
dren and hungry boys and girls of the
neighborhood come to the social hours.
A hot, rich soup is served to each, visi
tor. It is not chanty but bospitiable
friendliress to guests.
A helper had been addd to the staff
of the school. Her business is to make
friends with the boys and prls who
call at the school to see what it is like
Tactful suggestion and genuine interest
lead rns-y casual visitors to become stu
dents. This is the first time Mis Griffith has
been permitted by the Denver school
board to go on a lecture tonr though
she has been asked manv tios to speak
in the largest cities of the countr. Her
cominy is a part ot the program l'rcident .
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Wood has planned to pvr the students j
of Stephens College personal contact with I
men and womm who are doina thincs'r
DISCUSSES LIBRARY LAW
Bill to Be. Presented to State Legis
lature. H. O. Severance, at a meeting of the
Community Council in the Commercial
Club rooms last night, explained the
County Library Law which the Missouri
Library Association is to have presented
to the State Legislature this winter. The
till is being drawn up by a committee of
which Purd B. Wright of the Kansas
Ctry Public Library is chairman. It is
not in its nal form.
'The bill as ft now stands makes the
following provisions: The county court
of any county in its own motion or en
the, petition of 100 persons may call an
ejection for the purpose of levying a tax
nai. to. exceed 2. mills for the establish
ment of a library which shall haw
branches in the form of delivery station;
at postofEces, stores or homes all over
the county, which shall use book wagons
for. the distribution of books. A county
library board shall lie appointed by the
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f Floral Co.
county court tu consist of the county an-
penatendent of schools tad four other
members apopinted for four v-ears.
If there is already a library in any
town or uliape of the county, the county
library may arrange with it to furnish
' Ubniry ?"" ' VT '1
lo pay the service and the town in which
the Lbrarv is already established harinc
' no additional lax to pay. Or the town
' !t 5dy from the .rest of the county
r t "tierapt lrom the county tax.
A Ldl similar to this one was presented
to the Legislature two jears ago bet the
members adjourned without considering
In discussion tof the bill by the Com
munity Council it a decided that it
would be more elective if some provi
eion were made, for lulling the county li
braries up closely with the woik of the
country schools. Miss Ella V. Dobbs
agreed to take a copy of the bill with her
to the executive meeting of the State
Teachers Association next week with
' view to accomplishing this.
i Miss Lelia Wilbs librarian of the Co-
j lumbia Public Library, reported that the
attendance of 2027 at the City library
' during the last month was the largest
since the establishment of the bbrary.
The adult Looks loaned were 631, juve
nile 232, and nonScuon 283. The
amount collected in fines was 10 43 and
new books rented 23 times amounted to
CELEBRATES WITH DINNER
Crowd at Home of Mrs. Josiah Jones
oa Seventieth Birthday.
Mrs. Joiii Jones, who for fifty vears
ilia" lived near Columbia and Ilallsvillr,
celebrated aer seventieth birtbday at tier
heme four miles west of Hallsvillo last
Sunday. Eighty fiver relatives, friends
and neighbors cane from miles around
with baskets cf good things to eat to
aic part in the least which va3 the
feattc of the celebration.'
1 !re Tftnoa ard bej now deceased bus
band came to P-oone County from Mount
Sterling, Ky., nearly fifty years ago and
for the first eight cars lived three miles j
north of Columbia. Then tLey bought a
farm near Hallsville and have hied -there
Some of those who spent the dav ,
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.! T Ta av ATfu?. Tahsa anri
family, Mrs. Annie Goslin and son, Clif
ford Jones and famil), Mrs. Harry Griggs
and son, Fojnuia Jones and faunlv
Jranville Jones and family, Mrs. Saflic
Tnbbel, Mrs. Amanda Barnes, Shelton
Rugs, David ISarncs, Mrs. Harvey Griggs
ini on. Dr. and Mrs. C B. Lawrence
Frank Turner and family, Ben Jones end
dasghter. Ed Pigs and familv, S. R
Caldwell and family. Mr. and Mrs. Bow
man Powell, Mr. and Mrs. Fabian Pnw
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en, uia, 41 VJ JU.IV3, ..&. V11V-I UU1U.U. I
Fr.rk b,., and family, Mr. and '
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f? roily, David Banes, Tom Chandler and
family, Mr. and Airs. Qialnrr Mays, Mr
-.i At, 1 tt n,T. r.. vtr n n. I
Jesse QuiseWrry and family, "and Mrs' j
Lee onges. I
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
FOR RENT Two furnished rooms and
sleeping porcb for second semester. 1315
Rosemary Lane. Phone571 K.ed. R-87
We have in stock and can
make immediate delicry
THE EDEN ELECTRIC
THE AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC
THE LAUNDRYETTE ELEC
Free demonstrations in your
Easy monthly payments if de
sired. A phone call will bring a ma
chine to your home.
J 7 S. 9th St.
Tiger Taxicab Company
Dance and Party Calls a Specialty
Day and Night Service All Big New Cars
M. U. EXAMS BEGIN DEC. J 7
Fir Days Are Allotted for Final
The final examinations at the close of
the fall term at the University will come
on Friday and Saturday, December 1
and 18, and on Monday, Tuesday and
Wednesday, December 20, 21 and 22.
The following schedule provides an ei-
amination period of three hours for five,
hoar course, and a period of two hours
for rhorter courses. If the teacher does
not elect lo hold a final examination be
is required to held regular class exercises
during the periods set apart for the ex
Rooms for the examinations are the
same as those used for recitations dur
ing the term, except for citizenship and
for miliary training. The departments
concerned will make announcement
where these will be held.
The following is the schedule of ex-
Recitation Hours Examination Hoints
8 M. W. F.
8 T. Th. S,
9 M. W. F.
9 T. Th. S.
10 M. W. F.
10 T. Th. S.
11 M. W. F.
11 T. Th. S.
1 M. W. F.
1 T. Th. S.
2 Jl,W. F.
2 T. Th. &
J M. W. F.
,3 T. Th. S.
Saturdav 10 12
EXCHANGES SILKS FOR FRUIT
575 Worth of Shirting Take Place
of 2 Bananas in Laundry Box.
Seventy five dollars worth of silk shin
ing for two bananas is the price of
clothing ccrning down or the price of
friit going up?
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dry box last week she found twenty two
yards of silk shirting laying on top of the ,
starched rusles and so forth which usu
ally filled the box. Underneath were a,
few apples and oranges.
The silk was in a bolt and was heavy
men's shirting worth about $3.50 a
yard. Its presence there being a mystery
to Miss, Mueller, she called her mothe- i
in St. Louis who had sent the laund j
M's. Mueller said she put nothing but
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"ges and two bananas. Mr, Mueller
k.is aTsn i-nnnm f n silt .!
t:. tn.n,P i.tt o,MRu .!,-. i
Mueller looked through the box I
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K3 Xmas R I
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feir? PERFUMES M , ,
'Keart toilet water Wj
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fT J STATIONERY 'ffo ' r ia,
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BJlPHP '"le PTraJin, in : isjM "
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THE COLUMBIA EVENING MISSOURUN,
and found that the two bananas were
missing. Evidently whoever had placed
the silk in the box had removed the fruit.
The question is who would trade $75
worth of silk for two banana9
The post office was notified and the silk
I ;J1 be rnt to the St. Louis office where
, , investigation will be started.
Jf. U. HAS 43 BUILDINGS HERE
Eleven More at Kolla Owned by the
How many students in the University
or townspeople alike can tell how many
buildings are used in conducting the
University? In Columbia there are for
ty three buildings which are given over
to ITniversity use, not including some
sheds which are used in connection with
the state farm. At Holla there are clev
n buildings which comprise the school
there making a total of fifty four build
ings which are owned by the University,
The largest building here is Academic
Hall, which is the home of the School of
Arts and Science. It cost '260,000.
About the smallest building on the cam
pus is the Mdog bouse which is main
tamed in connection with the School of
Medicine and was erector at a cost of
3,000. The following are the buildings
on the West Campus: Academic Halt,
Mechanic Arts, Engineering, Swiuler
Hall, Parker Memorial Hospital, Medi
cal, Elementary School, Animal House,
Jay 11. Ned Hall, Law, Chemistry, Pres
idents House, Commerce and Geology,
Latlirop Hall, and the University High
The Duildings on the East Campus
are: Agricultural, Horticultural, Physics,
Schweitzer Hall, Biology, Read Hall,
greenhouses stables, and sheds for farm
The farm buddings are: Stock Judging
Pavilion, .Dairy, Vetennars Machinery,
Dean's house, Poultrv, hore barn, dairy
fbarn. bog barn, slajghter house, power
bouse, hog cholera serum plant, and sev
eral sheds which are used for bousing
housing stock under special conditions.
There is also the Rothwell Gymnasium,
Library Building and the shops of the
At Holla there are eleven buildings on
the campus: Mining Huildmg and Pow-
er Plant, Chemical Hall, Holla Building,
Workshop, Directors residence. Median-
Orawing and Tabular Forms ' our
Specially. Let us bid on your work.
Prompt, Accurate Service
EDWARDS BROS. Ann Arbor, Mich.
Select Your Qiristmas
20 to 30
Let's all start our Hol
iday shopping early and
kick in uith a real Christ
mas spirit, the country
Idle Ground Brings No Profit
The modern farmer wastes no ground.
Every inch of land that can possibly be
cultivated is used. Rotating the crops,
enriching the land with new plant food,
utilizing every possibility, he continues
to use and profit by his acres. It brings
him gain only while he adds to it and
cultivates it. Idle ground brings no
Idle postage brings you no profit
Necessity demands that you expend a
certain amount each month for mailing
bills. Is that (postage-a net loss? You
pay for one full ounce of mail in that
envelop; you send a fraction of an ounce.
The innumerable- new ideas you could
give jour customers through "envelop
stuffers" would giv6 the monthly bill a
welcome. Use envelop stuffers, rotate
them, fill your bills with new ideas for
your clients and your postage will not be
HERALD - STATESMAN
Virginia Bldg., Downstairs Phone 97
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20,
ic Hall, Norwood Budding, Ore Dressing
Building, Parker Hall, Gymnasium, and
the Athletic Building. Norwood Hall is
the largest tlwre, bing etciH at the
cost of $87,000.
RAIN RETARDS CORNUUSKING
Wheat and Rye Crops in Good Con
dition Potatoes Scarce.
Com husking is nuking good progress
throughout the states, although retarded
somewhat by recent rains and the scar
city and high cost of labor, according to
crop reports received by E. A. Logan, ag
ricultural statistician for Missouri. Freez
ing weather is needed to put the crop in
the best of condition, for cribbing. Some
musty corn is reported, but the damage
from damp weather is slight. Harvesting
is still continuing in the southern section
The winter wheat crop is entering the
cold weather in good condition. In the
southern sections seeding still cnotinues.
Damage from Hessian fly has been re
ported in many mounties in Indiana and
in sections of Missouri.
TO MEET IN KANSAS CITY
State Teachers Association Commit
tee to Select Program.
J. D. ElhfT, chairman of the legislative
committee for the State Teachers' Asso
ciation has called a meeting of the com
mittee in Kansas Gty Saturday, Decem
ber 11. The committee intends to select
a legislative program for the year.
The executive committee will meet at
the same time. E. M. Carter of Colum
bia is secretary of this committee. T. J.
TAalker, editor of TheSchool and Com
munity, will also attend the meeting.
The meeting of the International Polity
Club, which was to have been held at the
Y. M. C A. Budding last night, was
postponed until next Monday. The sub
ject for discussion will be the Monroe I
1.50 a Gallon
Crane Tire Shop
piff Jere at a Saving of
THE GRAIN MARKET
(Br Ichlrttz and JTotson)
St. Louis cash grain market: Wheat
Red 2 to 4 cents lower: Hard wheat 4
cents loer. No. 1 red winter 205 to
2061J; Nn. 2 red winter 203; No. 3 red
winter 198; No. 4 red winter 200; No. 1
Corn hi cent higher to 2 cents lower.
No. 2 IBM; No. 3, 77K; No. 4, 74 to
74; No. 5, 70; No. 6, 66 to 68; No. 2
Yellow. 86; No. 3 YelW, 80V5; No. 4
Yellow. 77 to 79; No. 5 Yellow. 71; No.
3 White, 76 to 77; No. 4 White 74 to
75; No. 5 White 72.
Oats Steady to hi cent lower. No. 2
White, 52 to 54K; No. 3 White, 52
chicaco csjun ruTrais.
Open High Low
March 172 173'i 16711
Dec. 176 177 17054
Mr ,.79?i 79?i 775i
Dec. 74H 75i 73
Vay TBVi 78 76
Dec 4354 49 47&
May 52i-53 51
July 52 52 51
Cut from A.
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I I Select Your Victrola m'
I For Christmas Now IiB I'
111 A lasting, gift that the whole family cWSfe- jj.
! " 11 will enjoy every day in the year. U'PIiImI! IMIIiIvILWe' "
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Gale Johnson Buys Newspaper-
Gale Johnston, editor of the Mexico
(Mo.) Intelligencer, has acquired
controlling interest in that publication by
the purchase of the stock ot r rett -A. .vior- (
ris and W. R. Jackson. Tho transfer
took place Saturday. Mr. Johnson be
came connected with the Intelligencer 3 '
years ago. He is a former student of the
School of Journalism of the I'nivemty.
Misinterprets Prof. fa. U. uromer.
A headline in the Missourian last
night attributed to Prof. S. D. Gromer
a statement to the effect that farmers are
too efficient. The idea that he intended
to convey, he 'says, was that farmers
brought about over-production in certain
things. Professor Gromer made no refer
ence to an eight hour limit for farmers
JACK DAILY'S SERVICE
Cleaning Pressing Altering
Boone Co. Nt'l. Bank Bldg. 8th St. Entrance
Shoe in Our Window
C. Lawrence Full Grain Coco Calf
WHOLE WINGFOOT RUBBER HEEL
crvT'icuTTMnrTSH t.at $.
tJIERIGN GENTLEMAN QUALITY
AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE AT
k We have just received a "
large shipment of Bor
deaux shelled walnuts (new
crop), which are offered at
65c per lb.
Phone 74 9th and Walnut ?
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