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zr n& toiumrxwmfiG rassstmni, webnesdat. December a iosj
Prof. and Mrs. John S. Ankeney, 906
Conley avenue, entertained the members
of the Sketch Gub last evening with an
informal party. Francis Ross displayed
sosje xnry att ia& A. Fatio gave several
piano selections. -Mi's Helen Gath,
.MUs Mona Drown and trs. Hazel C.
Newman danced. There ere thirty
The pledges ef the Alpha Gamma Rho
fraternity entertained last evening with
an informal dinner party for the acme
members. There were tliirly present
The dinner guests at the Farm House
Fonda) ere: Dean and Sirs. F. B. Mum
ford, Miss Eva Johnston, .Miss Pearle
Mitchell. Mis Dorothy Mumford and
Mi-s Katherine Mumford.
Hdren Are Exnminwi au
Mfi --. -Vg
"cs io -etermine Whe
ther or Not They
Are Normal. "
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5CHANICAL IN NATURE
p",the Systematic Procedure
&be Jeeble-minded Are
? Weeded Out for Es-
A fourth of th rwV.i ctw.1 -i.:i4
rBocae County hatt icen pven mentil
L ' j C Northctt- county super
Hendent ef schools. . Th iw. . .
fpared by the, National Committee for
MB141 Hygiene as afpart of a moiemenl
h alienate pauperism, vfce, crime and
V' rVlfa ' ,rnereal diseases, which
Me been made more ramnant hv ihr
Ulurepf the public to give feeble-mind.
icnuaren special training, miking them
Fj-suypumng ana uelul citizens.
The tests are principally of a mechan
ad nature, beginninz with unnle nrnk
pas such as marling a cros in a square
Sdicaled out of several, mating a circle
rour.a a certain star, or platings a cross
i saeh a position' that it will be inide
0th a circle and a square which over
ip slightly. There arc several problems
i irus nature,
"The second page qf the tests begin
ith a ley of letters similar to those
bich are used by merchants in the marl
ig of goods to tale the place of figures
'rices are written in fimre with mirr.
r the equivalent in letters. t The. pupil
re given a definite amount of time to
ill in the spaces.
The third page of the tests consists nf f "'"' ribbons.
.-dozen mazes beeinning with a simolel'" !ans b)r lllr Eets. The chaperons
ne and going to the harder ones bv A; wUI be Mis. J. L. Jnornlon, Mrs. I. O
Tees. The children in the first grade i "ockd-. Mrs. Tom King, Mrs. Flor-
Miss Ella tTyatt, society editor. II you hate netes of social events of inter
est to Columbia end the University, the Missounan tall appreciate it if you mil
coll Miss FroH by telephone. A'. 274, between 11 o'clock and noon, each day.
Mrs. George Ltfcvrc ml! entertain in
formally at 1 o'clock lurel'eon Saturday
for Mr. Isidor Locb"s guests. Miss
Itelta Lengsfield of Iew Orleans, La,
and Mks Louis Ilechinge of .Ne
of the Epworth League. This mil be thej
last social for this term.
The local chapter of the B. Pi 0.
Ells will entertain from 7 to 12 oclocl
Friday evening with a dinner party and
dance at the Daniel Boone Tavern for
ihe members of the cat of I!oop-La.
After the dinner the members of the"
club, their wives and other town guests
will come to tlie dance. The decora
tions for the ball room and the dining
room will be in. purple and white. Ell's
color. The chaperons and persons who
tool leading pans in the performance
will be seated at one long table and
eighteen small tables will be arranged
for the other guests. The large table
Mill haw baskets of cut flowers placed
at intervals draped with purple and
The Hoop-La songs will
Mrs. Isidor Loeb, Providence road,
will entertain at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon with a bridge party for her
guests. Miss Louise Hechinger of New
lork and Miss itetta Lengsfield of New
Orleans, La. A bow of sweet peas will
form the centerpiece for the serving ta.
He. The guests will be: Mrs. O. M.
Barnett, Mrs. C C. Bowling. Mrs. C
B. Bowling, Miss Juliet Bowling, Mrs.
T. Kent Catron, Mrs. Will Conley, Mrs.
Frank Dealing, Mrs. Dudley S. Conley,
Mrs. Cliarles W. Diggcs, Mrs. James
Garth, Mrs.- J. B. Hebarhng, Mrs. San-
ford Hunt, Mrs. Bernard Hunt. Mrs.
Stanley Smith, Mrs. E. II. Guitar, Miss
Eva Johnston, Miss Marjorie Jones, Miss
Katherine Jone, Mrs. Llovd Jones, Sirs,
George Lefcvre, Mrs. C B. Miller, Mrs.
Frank Martin, Mrs. C R. Moulton, Mrs.
J. P. McBaine, Mrs. E. A. Logan, Mrs.
w. Emmett Smith, Mrs. F pjdney Ste
plien. Mrs. Florence Kline, Mrs. Dan
G. Stine, Mr. L O. Hockaday, Mrs. John
C Holloway, Mrs. J .L. Meriam, Mrs.
Guy L. N'oycs, Mrs. Berry McAlester,
Sirs. J. L. Paiks and Mrs. A. G. Spencer.
LIFE IS NOT ALL
A DREAM FOR AN .
EDITOR OF SOCIETY
Boots hate been written about the ex
periences of war correspondents for
metropolitan daibes, moving pictures
have been made showing the daredevil
feats a reporter will do in order to ob
tain a story. But who sings the praises
of the editor of the society column?
That part of the city daily which letls
Mhoswho among the 5,000 who claim
to belong to the -WO.
A tall with the editor of one of these
columns will reveal that sne does not
enjoy all pi the pleasures winch she
PEKINESE DOC HELD SACRED
Jane Dewey Owns First One in Col- j
itmbia Needs Much Care. i "
The first Pekinese dog that came to
Columbia belongs to little Mary Jane I
Dewey, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
1L M. Dewey.' She had always wanted j
a pet dog but non of those she lad
ever seen. But when t saw Quink Koo
she had no doubi about the matter. f
Ouink Koo is only three months old i
and weighs a pound and a ball, lie has
a flat, black face, Smd large black eves.
His legs are 4hort, sturdy and bowed.
But in spite of these, characteristics he
insufficient to be called
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday of
this week Hetzler's Market will coridnct
a demonstration of Springtime brand
canned vegetables. During this demon-
is a handsome dog, and shows the mark- si ration the housewives of Columbia are
ins of a thoroughbred. His tail will be invited to samDle the Soringtime brand
one of his beamy marks when full grown. , hi our store and to take home-'a c&n
Hrftes about in the paper. From early! ' will be plumeJike and cotercd with0f laei beans, corn or tomatoes at our
I press time she is long dark brownfiarr. - I expense to prove" for themselves their
lo Elvira Bldg.
' Money Found
Selling your raagixuis and papers.
Phone S92 UHl CB
KJass Com. Co.
Mrs. E. A. Trowbridge, 1411 Bouchelle
avenue, will entertain The Social Study
Club at 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at
The dinner guets at the Sigma Chi
house last ocning were: Mises Harriet
in the morning until press
busy calling people who will likely be
able to tell her of some tea, dinner party
or dance which has been given or fs to
be given. Sometimes a hostess will hesl.
tale about telling the names of herguests
ui mcBociciy ruiior Because sne is atraid
that some of her friends who were not
invited will be offended,
There are other women who object to
having a "wrlteup" of their party in the
paper before the party is given because
they say that when one reads of the dec
orations and the refreshments, before
hand there is no surprise when they at
tend the affair.
BEGINS FLEET AIRSHIP NO.
Island Plant Starts First
Kigid l'lane Built by U. 'S.
Sr L'li4 tnm.
PmiADELMnA, Dec 8 The League
Wand aircraft plant, said to be the larg.
est of its kind in the world, has begun
Morle AD th n.w fl, .:HM. J- i .L
I Vf u.ll Vf.-J. !::- D.l r, . .. . -" ""' - "' " "" ' "e
.i...U..i, .ai, uw .uuuu,, ....,jui,c i nrsi neid airship to be built in the Unit.
iciMjii, rianct- uunmwuf, ncxen uiu cd
Ion, Florence Ross, Exie Gray, Melvirt
land, Slary Virginia Doerschut, Frances
Zimmerman, Alice Tfjedmer and Ruth
ork the simnlet mares, while few worl
m all properly.
The fourth page of the lo-ts contsi
mpleled pictures, sah as a man with
ut a mouth, a woman without a nose, r
iule with one ear. a wacnn wiih lhre-
heels or a fire engine with no smoke
test that is most often missed is anr
: pfra 3ent sump with one of the 3c
j The last page of the tests consists of
sentences which are complete with the
exception ot one word. At the end of
the incomplete sentences are four word
bom which the pupils are to choose the
correct one. An example of this tet i
(The hen meoxs. ducks, sqiaals, sings."
jine pupils underline the word they
ihink is correct. This is the only tei
hieh assumes the pnpils know how to
,The papers are sent to Dr. Thoraxs
f Jlaines, director of the national commit
See fo? the work in Missouri, who grade
Them. The age of the child is taken Into
consideration, and no one is expected to
make a perfect paper. Slany of thoe
who fail'are excited and a re-examination
may show that tlier are normal. Thow
who rriake less than 10 per cent on the
treats ar. given individual tests until it
is determined whether or not they are
At present there are no special schools
for the training of the feeble-minded
children, if they are found, but thrju-
(tests will give the committee a working
oasis to secure lepslation providing fori
ence Kline, Jlrs. George Ros, Sirs. J. E.
Foree, Miss Elva Plank and Miss Sadie
President E. D. Lee of Christian Col
lege was a guest of the Round Table
Club at lunclieon at the Daniel Boone
The chaperons for the annual "M"
mens dance to be held at the Knights of
Columbus Home on Friday night wili
be: President and Mrs. A. Ross Hill
Prof, and Mrs. TV. C. Manl, Prof, and
Mrs. Frank L. Martin, Dean and Mrs.
Nidor Loeb. Prof, and Mrs. W. A. Tarr,
Mr. and Mrs. E. Sjdney Stephens Mr.
and Mrs. Z. G. Qevenger, Mr. and Mr.
T. K. Catron, CoL and Mrs. TT. E. Per-
Sirs. Charles W. Digges, Providence
road, will entertain at 7 o clock this
evening with an informal dinner party
for SIis Retta Lengsfield of New Or-
tans. La., and Sliss Louise Hechinger
of New )ork who are visiting Dean and
Sirs. Isidor Loeb, Providence road. Be
sides the guests of honor and their hos
tess the guests will be: Sirs. L 0. Hock.
aday. Sirs. George LefevTe, Sirs. Berry
McAlester and Sirs. E. Sjdney Stephens.
The United Daughters of Confederacy
held a meeting this afternoon at the
home of Sirs. Slargaret Sommervtlle, 400
South Sixth street. The program in
cluded a talk on the "Women of the
South," by Sirs. Flojd Shoemaker, a
reading by Sirs. W. II. Burton and a de
scription of the Higginsvilla Home and
its Work b; Sirs. K. HHoberechu
The Zeta Beta Tau fraternity an
nnunces the pledging of Nathan Jacobs
il Omaha. Ncbr.
Mlsi Jennie, Hockaday will go to Kan
sas City on December 26 to spend the
holiday with Sir. and Sirs. Rollins SI.
The members of the Fortnight!) Club
have recened a special invitation to at
tend a lecture to be gitcn at 6 o'clock
Thursday evening by Sliss Emily Grif.
lith, principal of the Opportunity School,
Denver, Colo. Sliss CnElh is an educa
tor who is lecturing on her school nd
her talk will concern some phases of its
Cast of "Plots and Playwrights'
dudes Experienced Actors.
Scenery for "Plots and Playwrights"
the play to be prodqced this even
ing by the University Dramatic Qub in
the University Auditorium, is being
painted by art students under the dircc
tion4of Dr. Cheves Perky.
Harry Schwimmer, a sophomore in the
School of Law,, promises to be effective
in thevpart of Casper Gay, the play
wrright. .Schwimmer as connected with
the Orpheum Cuxuit for a couple of
i years, and was active in dramatics at
, Phillip University, Enid, OUa.
Another student actor with professional
experience is Adolphus Berger, a medical
itudentj'who played in St. Joseph with
jhe Little Theater, and at Polytechnic
College in the same city.
Details, of the settings and costumes
are being worked out carefully by stu
dent Committees under the direction of
Mrs. E, K. Clark, coach.
Joyriders Disturb the Peace.
Between thirty and forty shot were
fired at'L3;4S o'clock Sunday morning by
tome persons in two automobiles which
went J Seizing along Sixth and Conley
streehv'tbe occupants within shooting
and yrtupg i' uuuj u.-,,, vu .
ryinlrtiivenne. Slany of thoe in the
neigbberfiood heard the shooting and the jj
yelling? sut DO onc w UIC tara or Ine
ocenpairp or could give any devriplion
The members of ths agricultural ex
tension service of the Unhersiry gave a
party In.honor of the county agents and
the home demonstration agents, wh are
attending the conference here, at the
Daniel Boone Tavern Slonday night. Pne
hundred and fifty people were present.
A "nut soci,I"nIl be given by the
students of the Methodist Epnorth League
Friday evening. Each student who at.
tends will wear some kind of a nut for
an emblem to show that he is a member
Exam) 1'revcnt Dancing-.
A .trio, comprising. John- Slueller, pi
3Do -H-,Cj SpirAing, celhv and Sliss
lielen ' ST., Ricriardsl' violin, entertained
the Episcopal stedtnts gathering at the
-ectory Sunday evening The students
otcd. not to hold, UU:, more dances until
rext term, on account of 'final exarnina
Jons Nss funday'i'prpgram' will be in
charge of Sliss Florence E. Whittier.
Sergeant SlcCall to"Honolulu.
Sergeant V. C SIcCall, wife and son,
left yesterday for Honolulu. Sergeant
SIcCall has been in charge of the local
recruiting office of the army. He has
been relieved for active service at Honolulu.
I States. Modeled on'Cermsn Zi-nn-!;-
plan, the airship will resemble the R-38,
which is now under construction in Eng
land for the United States navy. 'When
completed, airship No. 1 will be assign.
ed to the Atlantic fleet for training and
instruction in scouting.
Four hundred and thirty two planes
of a dozen types have been timed out
br the naval aircraft factory, a survital
of the government's supreme rffort to
cope with allied demand for air suprem.
acy in the late war. Approximately 3501
completed planes a part of the surplus
material said to value JS5.000.000, await
ed disposition today in a huge storage
Eighty per cent of the work done in the
.factory is new construction, while 20
per cent is experimental, lesearch and
development work, accorduig to Com.
mander G. C Westervelt, manager. Every
factor, excepting motors, that enters into
the construction of an airolane is manu.
factored here. United States mail planes !
ate repaired at the plant. I
. Commander H. C Richardson, who par
ticipated in the transatlantic flight of
tye N-C boats in the spring of 1919, is
niel engineer of the factory.
He must have a bath ind a brushing duality and flavor.
every day. His meals must be regular.! , Please do not send children to this de
A choice bit pf meat and vegetables I montration as we will be unable lo
with the exceptions of potatoes const!-(Tve them.
lutes niS aiei. .imi in return uc mzj uc
A curious fact is the .reverence that,
the Chinese have for these dogs. They I
are considered sacred and have been)
carefully guarded in the temples. It was
impossible to geTlhem over here until -WHERE QUALITY AND SANITA
Ihe Boxer Rebellion. Then American?. JION REIGN SUPRESIE." adr.
soldier Brought tnem lo tms country.
A UNIVERSITY BARBER
IS A NONESSENTIAL
FOR ENGINEERS NOW
Barbers are hereby notified that if any
young man comes into the shop during
jthe next two weeks and asks to hsxz
hair tonic applied to his face, the jouns
man is entirely sane and is oalv nultins
preparations for the annual whiscr
growth of the sexuer engineering stu
dents. The whisker question, which is an "an
nual C-stom, was discussed at a meeting
of the Senior Qub Monday night. Be
ginning tonight the faces of nearly xt
members of the senior class will begin to
fprout at maximum capacity. From De
cember 15 until final examinations are
completed there w ill be two square inches
adorning some part of the face with en
understood provision that a mustache is'
Gold and Silver Mesh
Bags. Thk best line- at
Silk and Madras Shirts
Greatly Reduced for ,
Season ' -
Hundreds of patterns in fibres, madras,
silks, ox-weaves, which are reduced and in
many instances less thanjhey can be purchas
ed for on the wholesale market today.
Special in ladies wool hose. A real bar
gain. About ten dozen of them left in heather
and green mixtures. Regular values from
' S2.75 S3.50. Our price
Plenty of Phoenix silk hose on hand for
men and a big shipment of women's Phoenix
silk hose should arrive in the next few days.
"We hold no Clearance Sales. We are
watching the markets closely and any reduc
tion in any lines of merchandise that we carry
our customers can be assured that they will
reap th"e benefit."
H jn1 M
MA R Q Yl
1.50 a Gallon
Crane Tire Shop
' $GoldKrthcs and Cigar-tcIIoUers.
A Cut In Prices On
We are offering a limited number of suits
to be made up out of the pick of our finest
suitings, to your individual style and measure
for as low as S50. Why get a ready-made
suit that was made last year, the style of which
has already changed, when you can get a suit
made of the best fabrics, with the very best
fit and workmanship and latest style? A suit
that you can wear with Ipride and satisfaction
among the best dressed women, costing as low
I. Wolf son
Importer and Tailor to JFomen
Phone 834 iMiller Bldg.
v GIVE -I ..,.----
BOOKS ? .1...
This Christmas Give Books.
Books tell it best when you wish
to express Fellow Feeling .in a
Gift. See the, Christmas Books j
at The Missouri Stores for Sug
gestions. t 1
It used to be that handkerchiefs were purchased for gifts as a last resort with the re
mark "Well, they can always be-used." . .
-Not so now.- -They-can-still be used as much as ever, but the beauty of the many,
many ones in our complete stock for this year makes one purchase them because
they can't be resisted. Such handkerchiefs are selected as the one gift, instead of the
only thing left Jo give. And, too, theyare so easily wrapped for town or mailing.
There are handkerchiefs from Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, and many beautiful ones
from our own country.
Ladies' pure linen initialed handkerchiefs
are 50c each, or a box of six is priced at
Pure linen squares with Venice corners
and medallions, priced from 50c to $2.50.
Not city handkerchiefs of linen in an ar
ray of colors and patterns are at 59c each.
Some solid colored and colored border
handkerchiefs are priced at 25c.
A very special value is an all linen hand
kerchief in solid colors with real Spanish
hand' embroidery. It is priced at 50c.
Men's handkerchiefs are priced from 10c
to $1.50. These include plain ones and
those with colored borders.
There are many values in ladies fine
handkerchiefs adorned with hemstitck lngr
madeira embroidery, and mosaic work.
Our stock of children's handkerchiefs is
especially complete. There are silk ones,
cotton ones, and linens all adorned to please
a child's fancy.
Fill yonr Fon-ln Pen -lib
Stafford's Ink and forget It.
No fussing with yonr fountain
pen when it's loaded with bril
liant Stafford's Fountain Pen
A uniform, steady Bow always
It never sticks, gums or clogs
trie pen point or barrel.
The secret is in tee chemical
formula hich has made Staf.
ford's famous as
luu.'io.af uj- ""
"The Ink that Absorbs. Moisture from, the Air.'
Your fountain pen is a delicately
adjusted instrument. Most inks
are too Tieaty, too syrupy to flow
smoothly through the point escape
ment. Stafford's Fountain Pen Ink
is made for just at particular
purpose. Most every stationer sells
S. S. Stafford, Ins, established
1838, 603-609 Washington St, New
York; Chicago Office: 62 West Kln
zie St.; Canadian Office: 9 Daren
port Road, Toronto. MaVers of
Stafford's Inks and Writing Fluid;
Phasta Liquid Paste, Typewriter
Ribbons and Carbon Papers. For
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lolMP a II No. 13 N. Fourth Phone 1041
a ill HENRY Ah
America M , I
The Famous Shoe Shiner at the I1.
Loves to Play Tlger Barber Shop
I j The spirit of contest is inbred in III Will Shine .ShoCS On Sunday n II
the average American. II From now on wfe.expect to stay open on Sundays B
Thai's why this nation, generally jj "Henry Shines on Sunday" p
HI outdoors That's one reason why
Jill Sporting Goods make pleasing l '
represent the be,, spor.ng 1 LEARN TO DANCE
goods houses in the United States J
111 "it. . r.,S""' I Lns By AppointmeM.Only
The CO-OP I ' '.MRS. JAMESON' . ' .1
JI ill I ill Phone 589
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