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THE COLUMBIA EVENING MISSOURIAN
H. BLUMER AS
earn ana ioacnes are llan-
i queted by 200 Business
.vicji ai xounc luvern
'EVERYONE IS -HAPPY
i&ristian College Girls Furnish
If- Team Mentioned as
Surrounded hv a bevy of good lookin
Qristisa College girls, who sang en
isced as they went, a stalwart blus'
n athlete was convoyed into the pre
! some two hundtrd Columbi
tssuie men and others as they cat t
faiqurt tab'es in the Daniel Boone Ta
a dining room last night. It was th
isodoclion to the public of
I Herbert Blnmer, Misouri' brilliam
uUt, 1921 captain of the Tiger foot.
The spotlight of fame was turned on
(jpttin-elect Blnmer last night when the
Asty-third degree football fans of the
erf gathered with the members of the
fca&all squad and all of the other ath
fetes in school to show their apprecia
6a of the victory over Kansas; to lie
per again the gridiron thrills of the sea.
a and to tale stock for next season.
Tie cew captain shared honors with Cap
'aa Chuck Lewis, the coaches and the
Bankers of the team. It was an occasion
i reoieing and the manifestation of Mis.
nri spirit was one that would be bard
li exceed on the football field itself.
I. IH1T FAMOUS VKsOlltl SPIRIT
t Tbe business mn and their guests
isere in a nappy mooa throughout tne
ifmning. Tliat was as it should be for it
spciscu ircic aou were "a serious note
' u appeal for the continuance of the
boons Missouri spirit which has come
k be recognized everywhere; an appeal
b the same clean, fighting determina
tes which has brought success; and
sore of a practical nature an appeal for
J 1 .1 .1 ; .
si, of the fine football players on this
jar's squad to retnra next year and car
rj the Old Gold and Black to victory.
Jodge II. A. Collier was the loaslma.
'-tU- i ui eVcf-lhe-taiiquet
a-.s(ttiiHV rf Vl
IlEtLe manner mth which hi friends
,-WUlO.l,, Kl (1
ftre so familiar Judge Colltt-r introduced
b spawrs in a mosi sppnpruie iraj,
aeotioning from time to tim; interests
iWand amusing bldelighu on football
'rf the present and the pasu The judge
ftt3ed upon the member of all of the
tannic teams iu anc anu cstu mcimjc
f the football ttam had to rise individ-
raDj after listening to well chosen vords
prsie irom me ioaimasier. in n
doting e perch he made a strong appeal
KmTrTeX,:' We!aCCef " '
K much endence here. ,
fcTrenty guls from Christian College ,
u "' '"" 1" iniwi ui.u.....
sosic and entertainment, aqct repeat-
ray came througn the dining room sing-
eg varsity songs, giving Tiger yells, and (
opos a vanciy 01 muci, FJi, v.. ,
rvpuiar mnfcs. .
The girls who tool part in the enter-
Jttinmenl are: .Mary Haf.on, Mary Oil-1
brrt, Pauline Dopheide. Lucille Richard-1
son, Mary Haynes. Eula I'enn Wheat, J lre willing to sacrifice their own
Ioaa Bell Lvnn, Helen Ballard, Cannon t giory for the good of the team. The rea
wllliims, Margaret Skillman. Frances Mn ve are ;n the winning class is be-
wilnaai, Bess Packard, Viola liracket.
fioell Mansfield, Bethrf Barrett, rreda
Kahne, Mildred Schoffner, Anna Bell
Suns, and Sarah' Dale.
E. Sydney Stephens speaking for the
.olurabia thirty-third degree fans ex-
pressed their appreciation of a winning
ftom. He praised Columbia citizens,
TCnkmel VT. E. Persons Dr. Lawler, the
trainer. Coach Miller, Coach Phelan,
- Csaeh Collins, and Director of Athletics
Oeienger for the part etch had in plac-
tog a winning team on the field. He
'tkuacterized Coach Collins and his
freshmen as "the shock troops that were
arsa)s on the job scrapping to make
.Ike varsity better." In speaking of tie
teim he said:
The team liii year possessed quali
ties superior to any team the University
Lis ever put out. I conider Chuck
Lewis and I have seen some good foot
fall players the best football rlayer that
I lave ever hid the pleasure to see play
s any field."
THE VALIE or ATHLETICS
President A. Ross Hill spoke of the
value of athletics to the University.
sv "Athletics are not only good from tbe
JsUadpoint of physical education but they
wve another purpo-e. They mold a
iksool spirit, a mm unit) which we
ni not have but for athletics It in
terests the alumuni of the school and
leeps them interested. The meeting of
S alumuni Tharksghing day was the
Ifcttt thing the University has witnessed
a long time. Our trams do not only
"Present the students hut thev represent
ie.wnole State. The same ThanksgiT.
kj day was worth a lot in sentiment to
people of the State.
T&nas came down with a new spirit.
4 Be rnflrh .iml a nu' fhinrellor tO
jjfat us Though we had tbe same old
jjrii, tbe same coaches we beat them.
Am football capuin-clect can not
J," take hi place on any gridiron in
.J, UnJ Lur .in l.oU Ins rlaee in anj-
I NEW TIGER GYPTAIN f
ITsKt? ?fir sldlSLaaaaaH
?3sK:Tsyl '.nsa ' -isBasasasasaB
iue bew leaJer ol tLe -L'nl.eraiv of
Missouri football team, Herbert Blumer,
is not only an athlete but a student of
exceptional ability. Last fall when the
first five members of Phi Beta Kappa
were selected he was one of those to
whom the honor was awarded.
Blumer lives In Webster Groves. lie
came to the University in ilia winter
term of 1918. He liid never played a
game of football when he arrived here.
His fipit experience came when he went
out for the S. A. T. C team. Last jear
he was one of the men who formed the
championship team. Had it not been
for injuries received in the game with
Drake it was confidently expected that
he would tune been selected as an all
B'umer is a debater and is actie
in other lines of school activities.
classroom in any University in the land,"
Athletic Director Z. C. Qcvenger said
of the businessmen:
"If you have done nothing else here
but help develop the Missouri spirit ycu
have not worked in vain. Missouri fans
and teams are Lnjwn everywhere for
their good sportsmanship. Teams
iiHiOTgrjojajfie taUeyrKtt pnlv the
f P"f" "T tome" to Missouri and
pcii uic sdiuc wueu -Missouri V1S11S
.V high ollicial ami authority on athlet.
irs in the Valley said to me whde I was
in Kansas Gty lat weeV, 'It is not be
cause )ou hae gone to. Missouri but 1,
want to tell you that I saw the finest j
pirit and the cleanest team tale the
field at Missouri Thanksgiving day that j
I ever saw in action in Missouri Valley. I
Not once in that entire game did I see a !
Missouri olaver lake ad.sntare of a on.
. urged all to cooperate with tie ,
pnag , j VnhmUr
j, slUelCT jQ ,he emlaUTt Mjing lat j
jjy athlete going out tins year should I
t. - , ni I
w,vmm; team !
q John F MilIer Mid among olhrf j
,h;ngs. -The ,,;ngs th3t az.e a ;. .
;. teim u ,,e n,mi evinced here to-
night. .Missouri boys are clean, of fine
mold and the roughreck type is alw i
e exception. They are broad minded
cause our boys have that spirit.
Coach James I'iielan spoke ot the
thinzs that had been suwed with the
imngs irai mo uau '"" , "' 5'
team the entire year. It was play them
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nard but fight them fair," he said. He
said to the men going out that when
ihem came into the business world they
would fine men who would try to crip
ple them, would clip them from behind,
and injure them when they were not look,
ing. You will get a lot ol hard krocks
but remember your football days "Get
up and battle em every hour," he said.
B. F. Bonfoew. who was to represent
tbe citizens of Kirksville, was unable to
attend the banquet.
Captain Lewis received an ovation
when he arose to speak. He commented
briefly upon the team this year and ex.
pressed his appreciation of the Colum
bia fans who wanted him to come back
next year. "I am glad you want me ts
come back and if there is any possible
way I will come back. I am not promis
ing but you never can telL"
A large basket of flowers were pre
sented to Captain Lewis to give to Mrs.
THE M.TV CAPTA1X SfEAKS
Blumer. tic captain-elect, expressed
his gratitude to the fellow members of
the team who selected him to lead them
neit year. He said that he was glad of
the opportunity to associate with such
men as are members of the Tiger team.
He expressed tne hope all would see a
championship team nevt rar.
$1,000,000 ASKED OF CONGRESS
Needed to Improve Rivers and Har
bors in This Country.
Br lMi-4 rn-
VVASItCTON', UCC. . l-onj;ras .n
aked today to appropriate. J1,000,000
for the improvement of rivers and liar
bors in this country.
James Fv Smith, .vice-president of the
Mississippi Valler Aocirtion of St.
Tew Boone County Directory
Will Show Urban Popu
lation Double That
COLUMBIA HAS 13,320
"otal of 21,551 in Towns, Com
pared With 12,150
in the Country-
Information just compiled for the pub
ication of a Boone County Directory
Hows the population of the cities and
wns to be aImot double that of the
ral districts. The population of the
Jes and towns totals 21,351, while the
ural population is only 12,150. This
nakes a total of 33.701 for the county.
Following is a censas of the county:
xdumbia (exclusive of students) 13,320
Asldand , 909
Brown's Station 134
Easley T". 255
HallsviUe ..... 356
Harrisburg ...,- 447
Huntsdale t 153
The new directory is being published
by Clinton Smith, who is making Colum-
sent to the printers. 'and the book will A Spring Concert Mar Take Chim
be ready for distribution about January I , J?, Musicians P ace.
5. It will contain about 700 pages, and
will give the names of all persons living
in cities, where they work, their employ
ers' names and where they live; for thoe
living in the country the name, poeto&ce
address R. F. D. number and whether
the persons listed are land orners or ten
ants will be given.
Vincent W.-Vandiyer, A. B. 20, 4
benously Injured at
Tampico, Dec. 3.
Special to The MUtourian:
Gauisio.Tcx, Dec 9. Vincent V.
,'andiver, a geologist for the Transcon
Jnental Petroleum Company and a grad
jte nf the University of Missouri, was
shot and seriously injured when an un
known man appeared at Vandiver's camp
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nrar. ""T'. -.'"'. " .-EJ 'T
cemDer J, ana wnnoui warning iirea me
i ft?!- I'ahJIiw d si41- n Ihfi tmtw
k " '";
!he unidenUfied assaiUnt escaped and
according to word jut received here has
not rieen captured, vanoiver was tajcen
, Tmn;A n nnrtm4 nn in an Amr.
ican hosoilal there.
rhe foma Jiissouriah was engaged in
jl0?ical work for lus company, anrl i
ith two companions
about thirty miles from
hree men were ffileep when the intruda
nreo on tnem. vanaiter alone was in
The bullet, a 30-30 soft-nosed lead, en
tered bis leg just below the knee. On)
one bullet took effect.
j . j .,. .u .u i .A people of the United Sta
ed to guard the camp, tie other searched ,. , , iwi mm . .u .1,.
. , . , , .. . .. , Uund ol 53J.MW.tXX) to aid the
night for a phys.cian. A name doc-1 ..,.. , r T :.,
While one of his companions remain
tor finally was found and the first ai!
treatment he administered made it rs
sible to move the wounded man to lie
railroad. Then Vanditer was taken ij
Tampico in a freight car. The message
received here after a long delay did no
describe his condition after the opra
ion, which was tiought to b: success
ful The message said no reason could be
assigned for the sudden attack on tin
geologists camp, as far as any of tliem
Vincent Vandiver was graduated from
th'e University last Christmas, receiving
an A. B. degree. His homo then was
at Jenka, Okla. He is 23 years old.
The last word received from him br
friends here was a letter dated Novem
ber 30, and written aL Itancho Victors.
Mexico. Vandiver is a member "of the
Kappa Alpha fraternity.
MRS. M'SWINEY AT CAPITOL
She Tells Story or Late Major of
ft, U,tl4 Prem.
Wasiiixcton. Dec 9 The story of
Terrence McSwiney's death was told by
Mrs Terrence McSwinejr who arrived
Mrs McSwiney said that his love was
so strong for Ireland that his daughter,
Mora, could speak nothing but Irish.
Berger Case May De Heard Today.
, vmnt4 lu.
Wasiiivctox, Dec 9 Arguments on
the ajpeal eae of Victor L. Bcrger,
charged with violating the Espionage
Act. may be begun in the United States
Supreme Court today, it was annotmred
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1920
THE WEATHER J
For Columbia and vicinity: Cloudy
tonight. Friday generally fair weather;
not much change in temperature; lowest
tonight about 35.
For Missouri: Cloudy tonight Friday
generally fair; not much change in tem
perature. GARDNER NAMES M. U. MAN
John A. Kurtz Chosen, for Place on
Public Service Commission.
John A. Kurtz, a Kansas City lawyer1
who was graduated from the University
in "07 and who received his Bachelor of
Law degree in 103, has been appointed by
Governor Cardner to succeed Judge John
M. Kennish on the Missouri Public Serv.
ice Commission. Kurtz was the choice
of Gotemor-clect II;de and was indorsed!
by the Kansas City Bar Association.
Columbia Business Men to En
Because K. P. Price, president of the.
away unexpectedly, the banquet which
was to have Leen given toraght by the
Colombia Commercial Clob, In honor
of the members of the Centralis Com
mercial Club, has been postponed.
Tbe banquet will be held next Thurs
day evening at the Daniel Boone Tavern,
ZOELLNERS NOT COMING
j me ieuner smng yuarier, wmen
was sciieuuieu lor uecemDcr id inxne
University Auditorium, has been post
ooned on account of the illness of Mrs.
Joseph Zocllner. The report was re
ceived here yesterday that Mrs. Zoellner,
who has iust undergone an operation in
a hospital in California, is not expected
to live more than a few days.
TLe date for the concert postponed
from December 15 has not yet been set.
NEW CHURCH TO COST LESS
Plans for Baptist Edifice Discussed
in Kansa'Clty. - -
The nrr.T; W. TToung, pastor of the
First Baptist Church, returned from
J Kansas City Tuesday evening, where he
discussed the organization of the cam
paign, with the executive committee of
the State Association, for Taising the
money for the new cliurch building. The
church here and the association had
voted to raise $250,000, but the Rever
en3 Young and the secretary of the as
sociation decided that on account of the
drop in- price of material and labor, that
the same church could be bailt for $150,
000. So that amount is to be raised in
stead of what was originally planned.
Will Be Used to Aid Starving
Children of Europe 10
Millions for Medicine.
By United Press
New York.. Dec 9. The European
Relief Committee, of which Herbert
Hoover is a member, today appealed to
United Stats for a
children of Europe. Ten million dollars
of tie fund will be used to purchase
medicine and the remaining thirteen
millions will be used to purchasing food.
New Yobk, Dec 9. The European Re
lief Council, which has been formed by
a merger of tie eight largest charitable
organizations in the United States as
aken over tlie work of the American Re
lief Administration and under tie lead
ership of Herbert Hoover is now caring
'or more than 3-500000 of the most se--iously
undernourished and starving chil
dren of Eastern and Central Europe.
SIXTY-FIVE ATTEND DINNER
Journal of Agriculture Entertained
County Agents Last Night.
Sixty-five persons attended a dinner
civ en by the management of the Jour
nal of Agrieulturv'i St. Louis publica
tion, at Harris' cafe last night, P. H.
Ross E. A. Ikenberry, C M. Long, and
ii. J. ilowat spoke.
The annual banquet of tie County
Agents' Association will be beld at the
Daniel Bone Tavern tonight and election
of officers for tbe association will be
AGITATORS MAY CAUSE WAR
Julius Kahn Says Japanese . Rela
tions Are Endangered.
Sr Cnltti frws.
vsiiincton, Dec 9. Relations be
tween the United States and Japan are
being kept unsettled by Japanese agi
tators. Representative Julius Kahn of
California declared here today,
, He said that the work of these agita
tors may cventoiUy lead in war.
W -tr7 A-1 MOM MS G.IH.LS.
ill wm w xm&m m$?mm J
'unketing Committee Says Uni
versity Needs New1
That tbe University of Missouri is un
der efficient management and is doing ex
cellent work Is the opinion of the mem-
bcrs of tie Junketing Committee, who
pent all day Testerday inspecting the
University Buildings and grounds "The
heads of the various departments seem
to be very capable men, said Senator J.
II. Brogan. "Some oi the buildings are
old, but most of them are in good con
dition." Chief among the recommendations
which the committee says now it may
place before the State Legislature when
it convenes January 1 will include the
demand for a new building for the Col
lege of Agriculture and a new Unive-sity
hospital. Other improvements will also
be asked for. Tho members of the com
mittee would not make any predictions
as to whether any new buildings
would be granted, as the condi
tion of tie state treasury will, to a large
extent, determine this Tie growth flf
the College of Agriculture was especially
noticeable, they said.
The Junketing Committee, which Is
composed of Charles L. Ferguson of Don
iphan, William M. Turbett of Jefferson
Gty, and J. H. Brogan of St. Louis has
been on an inspection tour of the elee
mosynary, educational and other state
institutions since November 15. A full
day was accorded to investigating the
University this year. In other years only
half -day was generally used.
TO PREACH HERE
Dr. E. A. Bleck. Lawrence, Kan.
Be at Presbyterian Church.
Dr. Erie A. Keck, pastor of tie FJ-st
Presbyterian Church of Lawrence, Kan,
will preach at tho PresbTterian Church
morning and evening, Sunday, Decem
ber 12. Several members of tho Colum
bia church have heard Doctor Bleck
preach. They praise his power as an
original, stimulating and earnest speaker.
Providence Couple Married.
A marriage license was issued today to
Wjlliam Anderson Tiornton, 26, and
Miss Nellie Myrtle Nixon, 17, both of
Providence. They were married in the
women's waiting room at the Courthouse
by the Rev. Walter it Haushalter. J.
II. Nixon, father of the bride, gave his
consent ta her marriage.
Win Filed for Probate.
The will cf T. F. Taylor was filed in
the Probate Court today. According to
the pfisions of the will all Mr. Tay
lor's property goes to his wife, Mary A.
President and Mrs. Hill to K. C
Dr. and. Mrs A. Ross Hill went to
Kansas Gty this afternoon. They ex.
frl tr. return Sunday, -
TIMES HAVE CHANGED
ILLINOIS ASKS FOR GAME
warns to t lay libera rooi..aii ucw
ber 8, 1921.
Z. G. Gevenger, director of athletics,
yesterday received a wire from tie di
rector of athletics at the University of
Illinois seeking to schedule a football
game with Missouri for October 8, 1921
In Tip nlfTr! st Ifrbjina. TITmois has a
r . . ,, ,w., r.t t, .
good football team and broke into the
valley circles eany mis season oy oe
feating Drake by a wide margin.
Like Missouri, Illinois couldn't repeat
this year and win a second conference
football championship in succession. She
lost to Wisconsin and to Ohio Slate.
Ohio Sta'e won the chamoionship by de
feating Ilh'neis in the las: second of
play in their annual tilt b? completing
a long forward pass
A game between J'lissouri and Illinois
would be a real test of the comparative
strength of the two conferences and
would give Missouri a chance to show her
wares in the bigger schools The Mis
souri athletic committee is also figuring
with some of the other schools of the Big
Ten for games next season.
Next St, Andrews Sleeting Set for
The Brotherhood of Saint Andrew held
its second regular meeting last night at
the home of the Rev. James II. George,
809 Rollins street. Mr. Horatio Moore
led the program with an address on "The
organization of the Episcopal Church in
the United Sutes"
The next meeting was set lor January
II. 1921. At that time Mr. Jonas Viles
wQl give a report on the work of the
brotherhood in other chapters
The Brotherhood of Saint Andrew is
an organization of men in the Protestant
Episcopal Church, both here and abroad.
THE SPELLING BEE IS
Vocational Agricultural Club
Hold Old Time Contest.
Shades of our rural past, of "Taking
Nellie Home," and of the old spelling
match in the district schoolhouse are be
ing revived by tie Vocational Agricul
Members of this club are going to have
a "ye-olde-tyme-spelling-contest" tomor
row at 7:30 in Room 200, Agricultural
Building. It is going to be a real fight,
according to report, between "Porkie's
journalists7 and "Marshes public speak
ers" and there will be no hesitancy in
turning down, the students say.
Form Foreign Trade Corporation.
Cmrjico. Dec 9. Leaders in industrr.
finance and agriculture from forty stales j
convened here today to form a S10XMXXV
000 corporation for the purpose of aiding
The corporation is allowed under tie
Edge Act. The purpose of the corpora
tion will be to further the building cp
of foreign trade.
Trades Farm for Town Propertyi
Dexter Hoffman has traded his farm
ten miles northeast of Columbia for tie
Ballenger property on Paris road. The
trade was made through the J. W.
Schwabc real estste agency.
FOUR-THIRTY O'CLOCK EDITION
con' on over beaney
TAW GOT A NEW fiCR'I. 0'
(CoprnuM tm or j. u. uumikryi
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May Be on President's Cabinet
Missourian Is on Ex
Bv Uaued Pm.
ItDiAMArous, Dec 9. J. R. Howard
of Clemens la, was today elected pres
ident of the American Farm Bureau Con
federation, lie has been mentioned as
a probable man for Secretary of 'Agri
culture under the Harding administra
tion. lie executive committee is in session
today winding up the business of The con
veniion and making plans for next years
meeting. Chester Gray of Nevada, Mo,
is a member of the executive commit
tee. SINN FEM WAR
Hope for Peace Abandoned
British Police Planning
B C.tJ Pirn
Londoi, Dec 9. A resumption of the
fighting in Ireland between the Sinn
Feiners and the English police is ex
pected today. It was announced that
the hope for a peace has been abandoned.
Tbe government is making plans for
a resumption of tie raids wiich it has
been conducting for some time It an
nounced that it was justified In such a
procedure as no proposal of peace has as
yet come from the Irish side
IMMIGRATION BILL PASSES
House Votes to Stop Influx of Peo
ple for Two Years.
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Was'hkctoi, Dec 9-The bill sus
pending immigration for two years,
passed in the House today, by a Urge
majority. There were 151 for and 9
against the bilL
Marriage License to Kansas Man.
A marriage license was issued tils
morning to Lawrence D. Smith of AxteU,
Kan, and Miss Susie J. Seymour of On.
tralia. They will be married Saturday
at tie Christian Church by the Rev. Wal
ter M. Haushalter. After a short trip,
they will make their home on Mr. Smith's
farm near AxtelL
Poultry Association to Meet,
The Boone County Poultry Associa
tion will meet at 7:30 o'clock Friday
evening in the Commercial Club rooms
AB poultry breeders of Boone county are
asked to be present.
Textile Workers' Wages Reduced.
Bostox, Dec, 9. Wages of all New
England textile workers have been re
duced 22 per cent. Tbe action was
taken following a meeting of all New
England textile manufacturers.
ASK FOR HELP
Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska
and Senator Shields of
Tennessee May Be
NOTHIN.G DEFINITE AS YET
Women Advisors Will Probably
Include Mrs. R. Bobbins of
Chicago and Mrs. Upton
Bv CbImJ Ftsm.
MABtw, Dec 9. Making good his
campaign promises, Senator Warren G.
Harding' is now at work on a list of men
and women upon whom he is going to
rsU for a-lvice on the League of Nations
It has been In'imated that Senator Hitch
cock, of Nebraska, who was President
Wilson's spokesman, will be called. Sen
ator Shields of Tennessee, who was one
of tie irreconcilable opponents of the
League, is believed to be on tie list to
be called by Harding.
President-elect Harding has not made
public the names of any of tie women
who are to be selected, but Mrs. Ray.
mond Robbins of Chicago and Mrs Bar.
riet Upton of Ohio will probably be in
cluded. , -
It is probable that the most important .
.places In the cabinet will be filled la
January in order to give tie new ap
pointees a chance to familiarize tbero
selve with tie problems which they must
lodce utrrsEs to SAscno Kiiox snx
U. Vmrt4 riM.
WAsmNcrof, Dec 9. The refuel of
Senator Lodge to sanction tie Knox
peace proposal has begun an insurgent
movement here. The senators who fa.
vor tie bill are urging that a resolution
be introduced declaring tie state of war
between Germany and tie United States
at an end. Lodge has declined to sanc
tion the bilL He says however, that be
is in favor of it, and that be wishes tie
action to come up at the special session
of Congress which is to be called immedi
ately after the Harding inauguration.
The leaders who are upholding the
bill declare that there are. enough votes'
in "favor of tie bill to enable it to be
passed over tbe veto of tie President.
They are anxious to have tbe bill pass in
order that the war loan acts may be re
ItAltDI.IC TO STAT IX SE!CATX
Marios, Onio, Dec. 9. President-
elect Warren G. Harding will retain bis
seat in the Senate and no action will be
taken on tie offer of Governor James M.
Cox to appoint Senator-elect Frank B.
Willis. Republican, to the place should
Harding see fit not to complete his term.
This was announced iere today froni Sen
ator Hardinz's headquarters
FREIGHT CAR HITS MOTOR
Emmelt Proctor or Centralia In
jured Last Night
Emmett Proctor, a farmer who lives'
five miles South of Centralia, was injor-
ed last night in Centralia when his car''
was struck by a freight ear which was'
being switched in the yards at Centralia,'
It was thought at first that be was da-i
gerously injured but after examiriation,
it was found that a leg was wrenched and
that he had received a deep cut oa bis
nose There were two girls in lie car -
witn Mr. froctor at the lime bat tiey
jumped and were uninjured.
An engine had to be booked to As
freight car in order to release tbe auto
mobile. The car was wrecked.
Mr. Proctor is a brother to M. G.
Proctor, County Collector.
C. C. HOPPER DIES AT HOMl
Retired Merchant Soccanba to
Stroke of Paralysis.
C C Hopper, 78 years old, died at
7:30 o'clock last night at bis home; 486
North Eighth street. The death was a re
sult of paralysis.
Mr. Hopper Is a retired merchant, H
at one time had a grocery store at 4e
corner of Ninth and Broadway. Ho b
survived by his wife and five children
who are: Mrs. J. IL Lichb'ter and Dr.
R. L. Hopper of Kansas City, and (fas.
Sam Reid, James H. Hopper and J. B.
Hopper of Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at Tfi
o clock tomorrow morning at the boast
Burial will be at the Nashville Cemetery.
NOT TO ACT ON INCOME TAX
Senate Committee Defers Action M
Reqnest for Extension,
a u.ie4 rtM
WAsniicTos. Dec o Tlw. Saute
finance committee has reported that'
u ueciaed to postpone action on tie le
anest Of btlSlneU tnn fkat tti VUTlBMt
of the income tax be deferred.
The decision was reached after a atsdr
, "tement by Secretary Houston j
which he stated that the government bad
to have increased funds- Immediately.
Boy SeODta to Talcs. !UWI Tmss.
Merit- badge tests in forestry will k
given ih- following Boy Scouts Stmelay "
afternoon by Prof. Frederick Dirakps
Ksymond Tipton, Max Schwabe and R. ;
a- Wright. Tbe tests will be mad H
tbe wood- Ant;,i r -.t vi. -