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ispe-.-ers 'at Commercial Club,
T 'ner Suggest New Road
to Connect City With
100 PERSONS PRESENT
Visitors Emphasize Need of Co- i
Operation Banquet May
Be Made Annual j
TV members 0f th- Columbia Com-'
(Wjal i ib entertained the members of
IV Cent-aba Cowmercial CJub at a
fcv (laet last pirbt at the Daniel Boonr
Tavern Relatjenshlps between the to'
cities were discussed and the value ofl
o-oprratite enterprise emphasized. Twoj
if the rao-t important step (urge-ted,
bv the speaker were the building of a
new road between 'Colaraiia and Ceo-1
tralia and the Jetting of better service"
in the vay of more stops on the Chicago I
4 A!tn raflrcad, at Centralia, '
Nearly one hundred persons were1
P'cser.t at the banquet. Of these about '
twent five were visiting members of the I
Centralia Commercial Club. The guests I
dr te to Columbia in motor cars, and re.
turned to Centralia immediately after!
Frank E. Rollins, president of the local i
organization gave the welcoming address i
to the visiting; members of the Centralia '
Commercial Club. He touched on the
early history cf the two" elebs, both of
which were started In 1910. I
club, talked on the founding or the Cen. 1
iraha group jn 1910, dcr.ng the ,m-
provements its formation had brought j
Oout m the last ten years, and giving
ideas of whit the club planned to do in
Ice near lutcre.
"Cur first achievement," Mr. Price
said. "was the building of a better road
to Mexico. We then decided a better
lighting system was needed in Centralia. j
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.nierruptei; our work: lor a time, but we ,
have rerentiy attempted to enliven the
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Ccntrcia Commercial Club. bia Commercial Club before Mr. Rollins,
the present, head of the organization, and
per-aiqn be gained throughout Boone Rosticll field, recently elected secretary.
County alo. The plans of the Centralia ' ,)o sprke. Mr. Reid saj J that there
pup now include a new TPabash staSoni aj a possibility that the nextconven-
t tutra!ia end Lie securing ot an
yrorriauon for Boone County for build
ine better roads. .
Mr. Price waj followed by W. S.
Dracc. ecretary of tlie Centralia club.
who discussed the co-operation between
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nmhia and Centralia. I
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Joumalirnt next spekc on the relation-
sjjps between the two towns. In an al
Irrorv comparing Columbia- and Centra'
ha to two cilies of ancient Greece, Ath
ens and Piraeus Bean Williams brought
out the importance of etery city rcalir
lag the importance of the othef in their
"uiiIt conuct, and in their civic progress.
He suggested that in getting cc-operation
over the entire county a meeting not
nly of the commercial clubs of the two
largest towns be held, but that a ban
quet and "get together" meeting of "all
the towns ia Boone County and the
farms that Ko between' be held in Col
umbia as tho central city of the county.
"Then we shall have a Boone County,"
said Dean Williams, "that will be a place
vhcre rhivrty and wretchedness and woe
are no longer. With co-operation wet
shall see betterment in the county as a i
whole. Ve are all Boone Countians,
whsther we come from Centraliaj or
Rocheport, or Sturgeon, or Columbia.
so mto raocBiM rox rrcn.tc
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man of the meefing. announced that there
c-nM he no fixed proxram. but that
talks ficm several of the men would be
a-ked for in an effort to get ideas from
nil. " -
Artt,i,r lirt!An. m3M)r of Centralia.
. ke on tbe abolishment of all envy and J
SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVING BOONE COUNTY.
1. A better road direct from Centralia to Columbia.
' 2. Better roads throughout Boone County.
3. Better train service on the Chicago and Alton raiU
road in the way of more stops at Centralia. The Wabash
railroad stops every train there.
4. Ii annual meeting of the people of Boone County
for "get together" co-operative purposes.
5. Co-operation throughout die county for general bet
terment of business end social relations in the entire county.
6. A night train between Centralia and Columbia.
Centralia Club's Head 1
)l!ou,T !, lh- towns. He. like
m. et .... ,Ver. voiced whit wen.
nf tn h iTir nanular crnliment that Co. t
operation not only between the towns of
Columbia and Centralia be assured, but
that they all. as eitirens of Boons Cou-i- J
ty, work together for its commca gcod.1
Mr. llrulon said that Centralia i realized
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'Columbia travel etop every train that
passes through Centralia over the Wa-1
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tnnsitli Tliia a ltw"ini iif iMrtmhif
E. C. Anderson, termed by Mr. Hoi.
lins in introducing him, as the "ar
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ljud. mauc a taiK on mc wait, uonc uy .
tlie local club during the war period.
"We didn't erect any new factories in
Columbia," he said, in tilking of tbe
ork. "But we did send a ,few boys
'over there and we raised money to send
them with. We never knew how much
'money Boone County did hate until
those war drives.
In speaking of the business relation
ships between the towns, Mr. Anderson
said they were splendid. A feeling of
mutual interest in the tno conununitie
would help, hc-said. "And were both
r.itx 1 llnw Biis." Tie HnisheiL sneak-
tag of extending the boundaries of Co -
1 lumbia and Centralia, "we would extend j
lumbia and Centralia,
j the boundaries so that in a few tears we
np-ition ol Umj Missouri commercial jecre-
tary Association would be held in Co
lumbia Both Joplin and Columbia want
the convention, Moberly rfay ask for it. ,
-Mr. Reid said. If the matter a decided
by referendum Columbia will have a very
rood chance to set the meeting. How,
ever, if the executite board decides the
maiier. " may .u uu , .
Moberly rather than Columbia, according
to Mr. Reid.
In closing Ids talk, Mr. Reid second
ed for tbe Columbia club tbe plans the
Centralia members had for getting bet
ter train service on the Chicago and Alton
railroad which passes through Centralia,
and the securing of a night train to Cen
tralia. In closing the meeting, Mr. Rollins
said that if possible the banquet for the
two clubs should be made an annual
nti-etinc -Misa Kose noscninai, oi ine
Columbia School of Commerce, and her
guest, Mrs. G. B. Orton, of Lamar, Col.
orado. Were the only wumen present.
Th. hsnonet berinninc at 6:30 o'clock,
lasted two hours, ending a little after j
8:30. The visiting members drove back
to Centralis last night
I. O. O. F. OFFICERS ELECTED
Ralph Compton Is Named Chief Pa
triarch of the Lodge.
The Columbia L O. O. F. Encampment
.lit !- followinz officers for the en
suing term at the reguUr meeting of the
.-nc-imnment last night: Chief Patrisrrh, j
Ralph Campton; high priest, Charlie Wil. rilor, Calvin Boxley; senior councilor,
cox; senior warden. Clyde Hopper", ju-! Dorland De Shong; junior councilor,
nior warden. Mark foxr recording scrilie, j Victor Lyon; scribe, Kaer Vanice; treas
Dr. II. P. Waite. and long term trustee., qrer, Benton Lee, who is the present mas-
TO ASK J MILLION FOR M. U.T
I Legislative Committee
1 1 Iroposed Appropriation.
The following dispatch from Jefferson
f City concerning the proposed appropri
a'jen for the University next "ear ap
peared in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat
t "Members of the Legislature appointed
to Msit the state institutions and it-port
their needs to the Legislature stated here
toni;ht upon their return from Columbia
that th$ State University will ak for an
i appropriation of approximately $4,00,
000 for 1P21-22.
7he last Legislature appropriated $1-
, 5.000 for the Unitersity direct and took
care of a deficiency of 31369. It also
' appropriated for the agricultural depart
rcrnt 163,000 and $291,500 for the Rolla
Sclwol of Mines and Metallurgy. Many
new lmprotemcnts and additional build
ings are contemplated for the University."
SCHOOLS GET BIG FUNDS
Building Program for University of
Michigan Is $3,690,000.
The Unitersity of Wisconsin has a
'MrWi building proaram calls for
I 5X240,000; Ohio's for J3442J60: and
' Illinois' for 2i!vm
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Flics Present tlie fiift in Annrrv
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H Ml football
Ells attended the business
nd social session at the Dks' club last
i boxing match u slaved.
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' s Swiss motement and is equipped with
wp uanos e-peciauy uosijsnea tor tim-
mg athletic even's.
The presentation speech was made bv
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the lodge, commended Coach Miller for
his work as coach of 'the Missouri foot
ball team. Following the presentation.
Coach Miller gave a short speech of ac
ceptance. The lodge appropriated $15 for Kcd
Cross Christmas seals and the morer
wis tnraef AVer tndav tn Mis CAsAvm t
Koberts, who is managing the campaign .
The committee in charge of the Christ-1
mas tree for the poor children of Colum-1
bia reported that the work on that pro-1
t'ect was progressing well. The committee
ked for twelve auto. Christmas day W j
fae nsfd in delivering packages.
Following the' meeting the members
Kent in a body to the Columbia Catering
Company, where they enjojed an oyster
WOULD FEED PUPILS BETTER
Mothers' Club to Try to Overcome
Following a short business meeting of
the Mothers' Club of tbe Grant School,
Miss Louise McGec, a student in the
home anfc, department of the Uni-
lenity, talked to the mothers on "Malnu
trition." MUs McGec ditcussed tbe
eaues results, And treatments of the
disease, with application to the schools of
Mrs. W, J. Shrpard was appointed
cliairman to arrange meetings of mothers
who hate nndc nourished children.
These mothers with the co-operation of
students from Mrs. Lou L. Watkins'
malnutrition class, will treat the children
and try to correct the causes.
C. II. S. GIRLS DEFEATED
Central College Basketball
Wins Close Game.
The girls of Columbia High School
were defeated by Central College last
night. The final score was II to 10. The
Columbia girls led in the first half with
t score of 8 to 5, but they were worn out
in the second half and tbe visiting girls
piled up enough points to win the game.
Ruth Droram. guard, starred for Co
lumbia. The othrr Columbia players
were Helen Douglass, Margaret Nowcll,
Dorothy Hedrick, Helen Hughes and
Officers of DeMolay Elected.
The following efheers were elected at
die las; : meeting -,f the -M---"! Copter
of De Molay Wednesday: Master coun-
Evening Missourian Makes Ap
peal for Foreign Charily
Fund as Donations
CHINESE SITUATION BAP
Anlping and Shantung Provinces
ill Dire Need 30,000,000
Inhabitants Reported as
China Kmrr Covntittmcos.
Previously acknowledged ....547.00
Nathan Mason 1.00
Mi Alice Ward 5X0
Taul It. Whitrner 13
Mr. Cornelia A. WTutener... 1X0
F. '. De Frie 10.00
S. R. Ilraden 10LOO
A friend LS0
As subscriptions throughout the world
to the relief of the famine districts of
China are growing the suffering itself
grows worse. With the further approach 1
of winter the agonies will be greater.!
Many of the inhabitants of the interior i
cannot notiMv L hjlnt far it id. onlv
near the coast that did s. lw f?'-"3-1
Help given only lor the present a not
enough. The people must be carod for
until the first crops mature late next
spring unless they are to die by tb' mil
lions. FJmrr W. Gait, treasurer cf th; Amer
ican Board Mission station at Peitingfa,
says, 1 think it a conservative estimate
that twenty millions are utterly tmable
on their own resources to cope with the
situation until another harvest If our
Faotingfu field, investigation shows .'large
areas with hardly S to IS per cent of
Jn tho Shantung province, 5X00,000
persons would need 52 a month for five
months in order to keep alive. Tens of
millions of dollars are actually recraired
to prevent a death rile unparalled in the
"This relief fund which the Missourlan
has started is rot in competition with the
campaign of the Qiarity Organization so-
toiety, said Alfonsv .Johnson, tbasitiej
djeaaaget 4 - Ibc 'Lveuing Misstmrian.
I 'Charity begins at home, of course, bnt
! the fact that such a small amount can
keep alive tbe Chinese, makes it possi-
ble for everyone to give something to this
fund. Many people can -well afford to
give to both local and foreign charity."
In the region of Anping 130,000 men.
omen and children or about .0 per cen'
ot tbe population are starting anu can
not surrite until June without aid. In
Hsinhsin, the blackest spot in Cluna. the
entire population is starting. There is
sufficient food being shipped to Anping
to sustain 10,000 people until June but
for the remaining 120,000 there is no
hope. Similar conditions exi't elsewhere
and from 20,000,000 to 30,000,000 persons
are fast starting to death.
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IW V A l IS H 1 1 I
IHetral Removal Is Exhausting
" . ,
Stored Stock, Says
. Ulli Trot. .,
WASiutCTOM, Dec l".-rThe end of the
liquor supply in this country is in tight.
Prohibition Cnnunissicner Kramer told
the Houe wats and means committee
that liquor stored under government su
pervision would last only two or three
years if the present rale of illegal re
moval continues. Protidmg that the
withdrawal conld be limited to tbe"orop-
er use, there is a sufficient supply w
last Irom hlteen to twenty years.
FIRE AT R. J. CASSIDY'S HOME
Roof and Attic Burned and Furni
ture Damaged This Morning.
The roof and attic of R. J. Cassidr's
home, 1111 Patruin avenue, were burned
about 9 ocIocL this morning. Several
boxes of books, belonging to students,
and some articles of furniture wliich were
stored in the attic were also ruineiL Wa.
ter did some damage to the ceilicg and
furniture of the first and second fli-or
rooms. The Icm on the building is cov.
cred by insurance.
The fire, which broke out on the roof.
was believed to have been caused by Hy
ing sparks. The flames, fanned by a
brisk wind, had enveloped practically the
entire roof-when the fire department ar
rived. Civil Service Examination Here.
A U. S. civil service examination for
postoEce clerks and Carriers will be held
in Columbia January 8, 1921. Those
who pass will be cmploied as substitutes
at tbe Columbia nostoSee.
Small Fire on Windsor Street.
A small fire at the home of James Kid
well. 1311 Windsor street, resulted from
burning soot at 5:30 o'clock last night.
The fire was extinguished before the fire
For Columbia and vicinity: Generally
fair and moderately cold tonight and Sat
urday; lowest temperature tonight about
For Missouri: Fair tonight and Satur
day; not much change in temperature.
Shinpers' forecast; Within a radius of
200 miles of Columbia the lowest tem
perature during the next 36 hours will be
west 22; north 20; cast 28, and south 24.
The weather still is windy from and
including the upper Mississippi Valley
eastward and snow continues in the Lake
region and upper Ohio as an aftermath of
the storm that passed over those parts a
few days ago. Mostly clear weather has
prevailed in other sections of the country.
The weather continues rather cold in
southern sections for those latitudes but
elsewhere generally temperatures com
pare well villi the seasonal average.
Generally fair moderately cold weather
will prevail for tbe next to or three
days. The highways continue in fair to
AFTER 8 DAYS
Merle Berrie, Cold and Hungry,
Returns With New Ideas
of Open Road.
"I wouldn't have minded if it had been
snmmer time and narm weather." said
I Merle Berrie, the returned prodigal ho
lorsooc home jinu happiness for the life
on th open road a erk ago y-strrday.
The bor returned home 1ih morning, af
ter as eight day's game of hide-and-seek
with parents and police, disillusioned as
to the pleasures of a wanderer.
Mien .l,J wl.r l, M, W. v.- .
first consistently declared that he "didn't
Inow" but finally admitted that he had
teen led to believe that the free open
life was the only life for a person with
red blood by stone he had been reading
"I decided to go when I read of the
Honeymoon Hikers making fertr miles
a day," said the boy, "but I don't be
lieve a darned word of it. It was all I
could do to make thirteen miles In one
He had enough money to buy food for.
himself and had spent the nights sleep.
inf in various places. Amour the favored
locations were a'hay stacE. boxcar and
chicken coop. He started west, got as
far as Rocheport and then, gave nrv He
was out of funds; cold, getting hungry
and his feet were so blistered he couldn't
walk; so he "hummed" his way gack this
morning on a train.
"He's got enough of it," said his fath
er grimly, as he watched the boy at work
carrying a big bucket of water. "He was
pretty sick of himself when he came in
"I'm so glad," said his mother, "I was
so afraid he would get sick or hurt sleep
ing out that way. But I guess no one
was ever happier to get home than be.
He washed and combed his hair as soon
as he arrited, too, and then ate an awful
COLLEGE GIRLS GO HOME
Both Stephens and Christian Closed
Until After Christmas.
Eter) thing is quiet around Columbia's
two colleges for wemen. Both Ste
phens and Christian college closed yes
terday for the Christmas vacation.
Christian College 'will be dark until
January 5. By last night nearly every
student vat homeward bound. A -pecid
parlor car look the Kansas City delega
tion on their way while'reservations were.
made from, Centralia for those going cast.
IJetween 3o0 and 400 students were
registered at the college thh last term.
Of these, 215 were boarding students and
the remainder special and day students.
Three annex dormitories were used to
accommodate tbe increased enrollment
TWO PLAYS AT HIGH SCHOOL
"Wonder Hat", and "A Woman's a
Woman" Presented Today.
The Thalian Guild, the dramatic club
of the Columbia High School, gate two
plays this morning. Tbe first play was
"A Woman's a Woman," in which Frances
Allen, Virginia Harris, Lonne Jacobs and
Hayward Foreman were the characters.
The other play, "Wonder Hal," was
played by Cecil Coggins, Cyril Coggins,
Mary Gentry and Mary Mcliarg.
GERMANY CANT MEET DEBT
Scheme May Be Adopted to Make
Reparation With Labor.
jr citj ptsm.
Brussels., Dec 17. Germany's repre
sentative here today said rliafhe could
turn the pockets of his country inside
out. and that they had no money with
which to meet the reparation demanded.
It was said that the nation bad to raise
123 billion more dollars.
V. W. VANDIVER IS IMPROVING
Former Student Was Shot WTdle
Working in Mexico.
Word has been received here by Mrs.
L. T. Hagan, sister of Vincent W. Van
diver, who was shot in Mexico December
3. that he is recovering in a hospital 'in
Tampico. It is expected that he will soon
be able to return to bi home in Big
Heart, Okla, -
ON WAR VOTE
President-Elect Seeks Advice of
Former Secretary of State
on a Plan for a Ref
erendum. COOLIDGE HAS DOUBTS
Advisers Are Already Split
Over the Feasibility of
the Idea Cabinet Is
Br Caiul Tnm.
MMtoh, Onto; Dec: 17,-Advice on
Plan for a nonnlir iefer.rnm
as sought by President-elect' Harding!
rere touay in conlereace with William
Jennings JJrjan, former Secretary
State; ,t -
Harding also discussed his Cabinet 1
with Harry M. Daugherty, his chief po-'
lilieal adu'ser. who will Drobiblr b of.,
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wea ine post 01 ttorney-tieneral.
Advisers of the President-elect are a!
ready split oter the feasibility of the sup.,
rested referendum on war.
Covernor Coolidge sees great d:ffwulgr
in a way of carrying out the proposition.
lie einrcsed doubt-as to how the idea
of a plebiscite could be obtained in
countries where popular voting is no: in
F. T. NOIHIIS CAK STOLEN"
His Chalmers Taken From in Front
of Elks Home.
A Chalmers ccr was stolen from F. T.
Norris, Jr, about 10 o'clock last night
i ' "" ""o " idler in the Boone
! Ull5l!r ft B. " endn.S
mcC'!,,R ,of ,he.1J JS? hfd parked h
car in front of the Elks home. When
he starltd lu get his car to go home it
was missing. He notified tlie police It
had not been found this afternoon.
The car is insured.
IN BAD SHAPE?
tQampioa.Pays .SccrctJW3itta4toU4 .m!i
' n.i,lUr tr Xil ?S- -"s with Sam Boguslaw who Is nowTDaI-' one ,1u9 DB!nt "t0.
Br Uuia Piw.
Nats, Mien, Dec 17-Jack Dempsey,
heavy-weight champion of the world, ar
rived here today to consult with Dr.
Frank Boninr, ear specialist.
His visit was attended with great se
crecy. Dempsey dropped o3 the Twen
tieth Century Limited, which was carry,
ing him and his manager. Jack Keams
to Dempsey's home at South Bend, Ind-,
for the hobdajs. Every rTott was made
lo cover Ins movements. Kearns, on ax.
riving in Chicago, said thai Dempsey had
left the train at Buffalo, N. l. Dempsey
said he" was going to Benton Harbor.
where he whipped Billy Miske last Sep
tember, to visit friends.
This is Dempsey's second visit to Doc
lor ttoninc. Just after his fight with Jess
WiUard at Toledo he spent ten days in
the doctors Iiome undergoing treatment.
His ear was badly injured in the Toledo
fight although no publicity was given the
The speculations here are that the ear
might have been badly injured in Demp
sey's bout with Bill Brcnnan, as the ac
count of the Ceht said that Dempsey left
Ine ring with his ear bleeding.
The physician was reluctant to talk
about the visit cf tbe champion when
questioned. He is a great admirer of
Dempsey and his close advisers un
doubtedly feel that if the damage to Ids
ear became generally known it would be
regarded as a vulnerable spot to his fu
FEAR BALLOON IS IN LAKE
Airship With 3 Officers Has
Missing- 100 Hours.
By TT-SM Wreifc
Rocx.Tv Pol-ct. K Y, Dec. 17.
inging to the hope tliat the naval bal
loon which was swept northward by a
heavy gale, had landed safely, naval of
ficial anxiously awaited wurd todjy from
dispatches wljch were sent to jpper New
York and Canada. The men have been
cussing nearly one hnrdred hours.
ANOTHER DRIVE ON POLAND?
Bolsherlkl Troops Concentrated
Along Lithuanian Border for Attack
; V Uiti ha.
Paris. Dec. 17. Forty thousand Bol
shevis troops are concentrated along the
Lithuanian border in preparation of
another drive on Poland.
Poland said that the Bobheviki . re
ceived ammunition tl.togh the port of
Reval from Germany.
Wrecked Ships Need Help.
r Vttui Km
Wainisrcrox, Dec 17. The coast
guard announced today that it had sent
cutters I" wsj'ls disabled nil tlie At
lantic coast. The Seminal, stationed at
WiImingon, N. C was dispatched to thv
aid cf tbe Manahanx. The Creshamtis
lyins besVe tbe Seh!r Island.-whfc'i
U stranded nevr Cafe Charles.
UNSHAVED FOK SS YEAKS
John M. Long Swore to Let Beard
Grow in 1862.
John M. Long, whose funeral was hell
yesterday at Bethlehem Church, was
known around Columbia as not having
shaved' for fifty-eight years. He died
Wednesday at the home of his daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Long, widow of the late Dr.
Oscar M. Long, it the age of 85 vrars.
Mr. Long took an oth in the winter
of 1E62 that he would not shave until
the Southern Crnfederacy as etailishei!
and he kept his word to th' day of his
death. Hr was sworn Into the Confed
erate service in July, 1862, and never
received a discharge, fie was taken pris
oner a few days after entering the serv
ice and escaped while being taken to
Vickiburg in December. He went to
Colorado and returned to Missouri in
' " taught school in Boone County un-
a '? ,Mt "V "? ?"r He "."iS
.,"''' "" "d remained there until 1908
hcn he m6red lu c"lo'';-
V ATCA C P A TTT7
Figures Show Record Crowd
Viewed Classic Financial
. Report Not Available.
The gate receipts of the Missouri-Kansas
game this year show that 10,650 peo
ple saw- the annual classic from within
the-walls of Rollins Field. Wilb every
tree and housetop in the vicinity filled
however, it can be conservatively esti
mated that the total attendance was 11,
000. A financial report of the game is net
yet available, but the affair has always
been handled on a basis of equal divi
sion of expenses and receipts. Tlw ex
penses of Missouri will be convidrrally
leu in coming years if the extra bleach
ers, which were erected for thi game, are
allowed to stand.
Although student activity) tickets as
sure a crowd, tho6e tickets decrease tbe
receipts, fsr they are counted in favor
of the visiting team at the rate cf 50
cents each. The same seats co.dd be
sold for $3 at the Thanksgiving game.
BRINGS ACCUSED MAN
Sheriff Back With Sara Boguslaw,
Charged With Stealing Car.
ci. ta v.-j w-L-. ;j j t? .
I belne held in the connlr tail in cm-nee.
I tion with the theft of a motor car belong
ing to J. 11. Hopper.
The men drove to
Columbia in Hopper's machine.
Boguslaw, who is about 22 years old,
told Sheriff Whitesides that he had been
enrolled in the University but had n-v.
er attended classes. At the Registrar's
office this morning no record could be
found of Boguslaw entering the Univer
sity either this fall or in previous years.
Boguslaw says that he lost $12X00 in
whisky which was seized by federal
agents a short time ago.,
Boguslaw was arraigned this afternoon
before Justice John S. Bickncll and
pleaded not guilty. His trial was set for
WILL STUDY GOVERNMENT
Democratic Women's Club Continues
Columbia women of tbe Democratic
party decided to continue their organiza
tion and hold monthly meetings through
out the winter, at a meeting in the court
house Thursday afternoon. Phases of
gotcrnment will be studied at the meet
ings. "Gty government" is the topie for
discussion at the next session, the second
Thursday in January. The membership,
selection and functions of the council,
the water and light system, schools, city
budget, administration, and city election
will be the divisions on which a drill will
be conducted by leaders.
Members of tbe organization will at
tend council and board meetings during
the next month, so that they may observe
the machine in operation.
Mrs. J. C. Babb was indorsed as a can
didate for the next vacancy on the school
board, or for election in the spring. Any
woman who runs- for this position will
bavo the support of the dub. I
Doctors Attend Hospital Opening;.
Dr. A. W. Kampachmidt, Dr. J. E.
Thornton, Dr. C M. Sneed, Dr. A. W.
Mc-Hester, Dr. F. G. Nifong and Dr. Guy
u noyes motored to Mexico today to at
tend the formal opening of the county
hospital of Audrain county; This is the'
first countr hospital in the stale. Boone
County will have the second one.
Baby of Mr. and Mrs. Walker Dies.
The baby of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Walk
er, 1819 University avenue was buried,
at 3 o'clock tins afternoon at the Col
umbia Cemetery. Tbe baby died this
morning at the rarker Memonal Hos
pital. Tbe Kcr. J. D. Randolph con
ducted the burial service
Records Interest on School Money.
An Interest book; containing a record
of the interest paid, this year on all notes
belonging to the school fund, is being
made out in the county clerk's oSce. A
portion of the school money is set aside
to be left for short periods.
Browns Station Couple to Wed.
A marriage license was issued this
morning to Lonnie Howard Caliert, 21.
and Miss Rosa Griggs. 13. Both live at
IN RACE RIOTS
Clash Results When Indcpendl
ence, Kan., Police Want to
Disarm Blacks Who
FEAR ANOTHER OUTBREAK
150 Legion Members Guarrf
Streets and Jail of Gty to ",
Prevent Negro Lynch- "
Br Csiita Fm.
Itockmiccci; KAt, Dec. 17. A nl
port that state or&ial are sending troepf
Here to settle race war .was received her.
Er Uaftni Prrsi.
LvBtrrsntxrr. Kak- Dec. 17. Osi
hundred and fifty American Lesion mem!
hers today patrolled the streets of Indel
pendence and guarded the county jail
prevent the lynching of Nobel Crerol
nejro crarder suspeet, and prevent a sec
ond outbreak cf race rioting wkich'rared
throughout the night with the result thai
three persons were killed and four arai
in the hospital.
Meanwhile Mayor Wadroan telepaotecnl
lite gutcrLors omcc at Toneka canceCsaT
hi early request fur troops beli'vinslfl
that tbe legionnaires were suSkienl tm
Although a crowd of whites todar a J
iembled near the jail there was aBtur.fi
ently.no motement to repeat the effort osM
last night to lynch tho negro ausptctedn
et murdering 1U K. Wharton, which sUn
cu iiis race uoume. sa
j .i . ii.
Sheriff C A, Hall said that hr would flj
not tak the negro to mother town b W
cause he had given his word that tbe W
black would not be- s patted away. It
was only by giving Uns word, be said.
that tbe lynching was prevented ua
The clash- was precipitated last niglttlB
wees city cSeials attempted to disarm!1
t ugM negroes who were muttering
Tit-tr.'ou the whites." The blacks refused lol
I rtt.l l.tw ,m, T.r!..-- .r. .L-IS9
,.v. ... ..-.. ,,.,a, uin intsi
oScers left, the negroes opened fire on;
a crowd ot citizens. Three persona' wars
killed and four injured, three probably
rUR DEALER IS ARRESTED!
Charged With Lacking License. AI-
through No Sales Were Made.
Robert Rosenthal and L. T. Robertson,
representative of the Montreal Fur
Company, were unpacking their tracks
tf merchandise at the Panic) Boone Tar.
cm this morning when two women en
lered the room and asked to see furs. No
sale was made. About this lino tbe
chief of police entered with a warrant for
Rosenthal's arrest on the charge lhat, he
was opcnting wiibout a merchants li
core. Rosenthal was taken to the city haU.
lie pleaded that he intended to take out
a license and was preparing to go for it
when he was served a warrant. He said
that he had made no sales.
Rosenthal was told that the charge I
would not be pressed if he left town with- I
out putting his goods on sale. He left i
this afternoon for Jefferson Gty where I
he will hold a sale.
The same merchants conducted a sale
here about two weeks ago. At that time
they procured an itinerant merefpnt s li
PAUL F. SIFTON TO ENGLAND
Will Study Working System of
Paul F. Sifton. a student in the Scboo1
of Journalism, left today for England
where he will attend the University of
Mr. Siftfcn, who began his redies tt
the Unitctsity of Missouri in September,
1919, is a vocational student. He will
pursue his work In England under the
direction of the Federal Board for Vo
PRESIDENT PURCHASES HOME
Wilson Buys Henry T. Fairbaais'
Residence In WasWnjrton.
Cr Vritta' FnM.
WiSnraeTOr. Dec 17. President Wd.
son has Din-chased the Henry T. Fairs'
hanks residence at 2310 S street, N.l
W, it was announced today by KsbmH.
IL Ilagcer & Company, real estate stall
" , I -
WHEAT BELOW STANDARD5
TLl. V r. ! ea . 5 I
u inrs v,rop uniy co .-
Normal In U. S. ;
ar citj prat.
WASBtfCTot. Dec 17. Tie e
lion of winter wheat on December 1 was ,
87.9 per cent normal the Croo EsliBslssi
Bureau of the Agricultural Deoaitasst
announced todv. eomnsred with KJ -1
per cent on December 1. 1919. aai.5 I
per Cent on the same day Li IMS.
: r J.
"When We Come to ChraUassAr
"When We Come to Orisaaa" tajke
subject of Dean Waller Williasss'.W-
class lecture for next Sunday sasnfaeS
Thi. fl MH. ct.j; AVlfttVis'tM
Broadway Odeon. . ''.vi-yj