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THE COLUMBIA EVENING MISSOtJRIAN
UP BY COUNCIL
Or. Jones Asks Regulation of
Streets iNear (Jimersiij
New Ordinance to
2 SIDEWALKS ORDERED
Merchants Desiring Licence
Must Appear Before
Council No Walk on
floutinc mailer- t'k "P m"-' "f '"'
foe of the City Council Jt H- regular
tufting la-t night.
The council meinUi- di--iil a!
r lengOi ihe d'J-ct f paiking reguli-
'51 im U the -'"'- lu-nR ,n '
, R Inim-iy I-"11 '"'f5- A rr1u
7 president J. - J'""-" 'ha the
5 i( cars a crttain distance on fill
lions f"f " -,",rt l"-'nB '" """' "
of wall' leading from the -Intl to I 1.1-
vcr-ity buildings I" I"'' peniiilteil v.a
,fjj before llf "uncil.
Tlie advisability iif pa--ing an nrdln-
vxt pmhiLiling the lurking if cars m
either siJ ' ' street '' I"1"' f
Kolhsrll Lvrnpa-iura v.a also discussed.
cm Aiia " ,K" iiniiNir
A mim!'r of ihe muncilnieii expiess.
fd lie npinirn llul larger parkin" fa
cilities, would have tu be provided I)
tie Iniicr-iU In-fine lie cil) would lie
tt to solve the parking question. The
entire roallrr was turned over lo ihe
city attorney fur the purpu-e of drawing
op an onlinane thai would cover all the
streets under dicu-sion. The ordinance
viJI be read and voted Umu at the next
mrrtinj e.f the munril.
Ordinances appropriating $138.97
from ihe revenue fuinl. $412.30 from llie
security fun! and $11,123.12 fnen llie
atrr and light fund hi meet llie ex.
ti-vs uf I' different e!-paitments of
the city were pa-etl by the Council.
An urJuunce was also passed com
pelling all Merchants of the city ile-irinj:
Letnscs to citniluct a l)Uinr;H uithin the
t city limit to appear before tl.e Council
at the lal meitinp twfore the payment
J the iicerw is ilje anil make applica
tirta for the licence.
7 orJer for ihe conduction of
tonrrtte fiilei.alU Kre granted. O.ie
for ihe (ontrucli(ln of a walk,
four feet mJs, slonn the west ide of
, TTestnccd aier.oe jn front of lot Xn. 7"
. lad the oilier for the construction of a
funrfnot ?Ieialk along the wel 'ulc of I
Short tret! from the allej in i!i iniddh
f lie block south to Walnut -treel.
NO WALK l AMIIONt SThLhT.
A petition M-ned liy ninety five per
teat of the rr-1J1.1l luin on ihe South
tale of Anthony Hrccl. asking that the
oroiunce (omicllirg lh.-rn ot con-lruct
I coacrete -idealk in front of the
taunt i.,t. helHecn Coilepe avenue ami
'tiniici" .rert lie repealed, was pre-
; (rated to the Council. The member
;WeJ to repeal the ordinance -mcc it
as decided tliat the walk would be ol
Me benefit to anyone and a tax burden
to tKe on Suth Anthony street.
Fi,llo.irs ti'c rerxirt of the city en
gineer that the walU ami drainage of the
Dorej addition had been built,
iiTordirj; to the reipiired citv -pecifica-'"i,
C I!. Dorey wa- relej-cd from
ta bond p-,en the city at the time th.;
"'rf j addition
Clarence F. Hall of Boone County
Weds Columbia Girl.
Clarence Franklin Hal! and Mi
traa Trillis MCIH3, ,ere martie(i
' niflrt at the home of the bride's
P"l. -Mr. and Mr. W. T. Mellowav,
jW -McBaine avenue, by the Rev. A. W.
"qr. The bride ha, lieen ca-hier and
kkeepcr at Sapp Brothers Shoe Store
fe la-t year.
The hridepronm :, ii.- r o. i
u 1, " - n't -on oi .vir. anil
1 -". u. t. Hall, who live on the Boche
KVn -ravel road about f;, .,.;i ,.t
Columbia. A welding sp,,er was
If ' "K lmn' "' I'"- iride's par-
l "In The young couple will make their
nn a farm five miles wc-t of Gi-
S. ROSEXFELDER BURIED
' F3eraI "eld This Afternoon at the
Jfc Wra 'f Mr-- Mary Ijiui-e Ro
tHer was held at 2 o'clock thU
"m,,n at ,le ),. ,120 M(,r(
!eatl. The Rev. frank Allen con
Gsrteel il,e senir,,
j following persons attended the
k-U n' -mml r"x' "f Moulion,
n'el . 1;lu,rp- lmps or Columbia;
'P U. l.Wnfelder of Columbia;
:'OUfJ D. Kovmfelder ..f Columl.ia:
" Annie Bowers f St. IJIU;.; ami
""St Ro-enfelder of Columbia.
EE'SCII CAUGHT INrlioitERLY
WtlTForging a Check for
I iJi "c'"-':' clarged with forging;
""U on the Boone County Tru-t Co.
Z. .' 1,a" ""'cl by Sheriff Fred ,
. " in Moberly yesterday afternoon.
arraieinm :- . r.. .Lr. r.
(- s.,i is vi lor mis aucc-
rfw check was signed with the name
ink Brown and was made payable
15 dale-Holmes S Co.
6 PAGES, 48
For Columbia and vicinity: Ouudy to
partly cloudy and cooler tonight, ed
iifMia) generally fair and cool hut warmer
someuhat in afternoon.
For MisMiuri: Cloudy to partly cloudy
and cooler tonight. Wednesday fair; ris
ing temperature west and north portions.
Mostly cloudy weather continues in the
MiH"ppi Valle, the lower Miouri
Valle, middle and lower Phin. Showers
hate fdllcn oer a con-iderahle part of the
di-trict named. In Iowa, eastern Kansas
and mot of .Missouri rains were moderate
to heav). The heawet amounts in ili
ouri up to thU morning were a- follow:
ll.onilIe. 1.18 inches; ChHlicothe. 2.10;
Harri-omilk; 1.20; Kidder, 11; Lanur,
1.64; lac.n, 1.40; St. Joseph, 1.01; War,
aw, Al inches
Cd weather pieaiK north tf the im
mediate CuH tdtts; wtst uf ihe .Mis
is!ppi it i- prow i ii leadilv cender, and
temiwratuns will ranpc Itetwtvn 4 ami
SO in .Mi-)uri tlurinj; the succeeding 36
.Mituri nudo are mudtl) from Colum
liia north to .Macon, wel lo Kan -a? Gt),
antl ea4 to almt New Florence. Fair
weather will obtain 1 Wetlnerdaj.
UicjI d.ita; The highlit temperature in
Columbia e-terda was 76 degree's and
the lowrst la-t night wa 62 degrrts. Jre-
capitation 0J8. A ear ago elerda the
highest tmprrature wa- 86 degree, and
the lowest was U) dt-grres. Precipitation
OJXi. Sun ro-e loda) at ?:T a. m. Sun
m1 today at 6:11 p. in.
President's .Mesa"e of 2,500
ir o . . r -.1
Words Sent to Capitol
By Viuted Pint.
Viiin.iii, Sept. 10. President
Hanliug lodav veli.nl the -oldieT bonus
Prce.dent Harding said in his veto
mn.,1... l!nt m-illiM- the liomrr nor !
the treasury could make the pavment, and I
that be could not sul,-eril,c to the billj
because Gsigress had failed lo provide I
the revenue from which it was to be
paid. He said it is not to be denied that '
Ihe Nation has obligations to llio-e men I
who made the sacrifice and came out f j
the army either crippled or in poor health. I
This obligation, he added, was generous. .
lv and gladly being met.
1, IMrd rttit. .... I
U i-hixcth.s.- Si
ept. 19. President i
Harding today completed a long me I
-age lo Congress xetoing the $1,000,000.
000 soldier lionus bill. The message
was to lie sent lo the Capitol late ihi- af
ternoon. The message i- 2500 word- in
length and is described by senators who
xi-ited the White House a- xigorou-.
Mi eleventh hour straw xole showed
, . . , r
that lI::rt-four rfnator". one ole oer
, . ii - t
the requirement, would iMain the eto.
, . . ,
jctnai uiiriiiiii' iidc in-rii iiuuc id i
clisne the mind- of the -taining !!
alor, hut the di'plaud no change in
TO HOLD MASS MEETING
Present Student Herniations Makcjl a tame a turkp. The quail i a
it xt t ;j i- I ...:t,t. 1 r-:...i f .l, f
II rct7Niirj IU neClUU ruriil (
er Hesolution. '
A ma meeting of all
ocational student in the Uimers.l) M -
iecn caiieu lor j:ju o cjock. inuroa jnt( j-ffp-i jn 1923
t-tning in the Auditorium of the OjI- .
ege of Agriculture. The call i M""-1 VOCATIONAL STUDENTS MEET
sored hy the local chapter of the Di-'
ahled American Veterans with the an-' Officers Elected at Meeting of
proaI of the local co-onlinator. ' Teachers Training Classes.
The topic for dituIon, and alo fori ., . " ; , , ,, lt
... . .i .- it i -c. i I" tocalional tmlent of the Oil lose
decision at the meeting, will be btu- f . ,
, . ,, ... i- n - . .i ',, Agriculture who jre preparing to
dent Uegulatntii. Owing to the pre , . . . . "
. . . f .i ... i .- ...teach ocational training nut in Ihe Mor-
ent status ot the eitmg regulation, H . . ., , . . ,
,1 . ,, ,. 1,1 , i ticullure Huildiug la-t night to penect
id nrtear that the vocational stuilent j . ,. ." , , , ,
..... i i Ian orgamation. lhe ch-cted Ihe bd
group reciud their action and reolu-: . r '
, . , . ... ,t m lowing 4ffer: Jatk Moel, president;
lion adoptetl Iat ear. relatie to the1 7
t 1 . I-. 1 ' ,1 ..1..: . J. 1- I em 11, wretan and . I. Walker,
affecting them. e?peciall) the frehman
An eavplanalion of the regulation a
effectie this jear will Ie made hy the
Mudent preident, I. V. llrown. Kery
government Itidrnt i requested to at-
Willard Day Not To lie Observed, i
the Gilumbia public schools this year, ac-
cording to .Miss Saidec M. Stcan, princi-
pal of the Columbia High School. Fran-
ces Willard Day comes in the middle of
the week this year ami thus conflicts
with ihe school work lo such an extent
that it vvas deemed advisable to discon
tinue the exercises.
Tourists Pleased With Good Roads.
W. A. Gray and N. Miller of Kansas
City arrived in Columbia this morning.
They are driving through to Kansas
City from Flint, Mich, in a new Buick
touring car. They reported that the
roads had been fine all along the way
from Michigan, and that the rain Ian
nighl was the only thing that has inter-
fered with their trip.
W. A. A. to Give Picnic Thursday.' Engineers to Paddle Offenders
The Woman's Athletic Association will I Students in the School of Engineering
gixe a picnic at Rollins Spring next'xvill paddle three violators of the campus
Thursday afternoon for the new girls in j regulations, the fir-t this year, tnmcrrow
the University and all girls inleresteel in j at 12:43 o'clock on Francis. Quadrangle,
athletics. They will meet in the wom-jthey say. The offences consisted in
au's gymnasium at 5 o'clock. walking on the grass.
1925 FOR QUAIL
Boone County Farm Bureau Cir
culates Petition to
GOOD FRIEND TO FARMER
"Boh Whit.'"' Is Worst Enemy
of Chinch Bug More Val-
ualile Than Chickens,
Says One Man.
Thi year may --ee the Ia-.t open sea
son for quail hunting in IJ-wme County
until l'tii. if a petition no wbeing circu
lated by the Boone County l'jrm Iturecu
receive rnoiili -if:iier. The petition
va prejiared under a set lion of the Mis
souri ft ! and same lav,- which pnnule
that 100 voter- of any county may, by pe
tition, compel ihe County Court to place
lofore ihe electorate at ihe nexl regular
election a promvitiou to eloe the open
eaMin on ipiail for two vear1.
y Jaioh. huine-s aent for ihe
ljrni I'tireaii, who i-, in charge of ihe ie
lition, -aid tin- morning that about fifty
Mnature- had been ohtaineil since la-t
aturtlav and that he ciecleil to jztl llie
re-t ol the reipiiml names witltui llie
j net few dav-. 'Ihe telition will be pre-
i-tntivl to the County Court immediately
so a- to bring the proiio-ed Iwo-year
do-eil -cj-on Iiefore the voters at the
I tepular eleition on November 7.
"Farm rs ar iiitere-ted in iiurea-ing
! the iiuiuIm r of quail in the tountv hecau-e
',hl" 'mad is ihe only wild bird that i-
la natural enemy of the chinch bug," said
, f u ,,e ( limfli b i!on nmtt.
danuge to i rnps in this county, esjiecially
vvhfut. torn ami oats, than any other in
"Whole f.ihls of late corn have been
seriouslv danugeil by chinch bugs this
year. Increase in llie numher ol quail is
''Ot llie olllv step lliat tail
nlv sleii that tan be taken to
"?'" ln- diincli bug evil, but the presence
3 r" ",f 'mail in field will greatly
r'l''- ''" 'laniaae to that tield by the
'" a bulletin is-ued by the agricultural
extension service in Oitoher, 1921, Prof,
- C- Rurnll extension entomologi-t, said:
"I' cMimatol that the average quail
xill eat from 500 to 1,000 ciiinch bugs
iat single meal and that the stomach of
the quail craves a meal every two hours.
The nnail is ihe onlv wild bird that ex-
... ., . . r , r , . , ,
IhIitIc tins foulness tiir rhincli Ims .1
- " - - "" ' -.. -e- - -
j regular diet."
"1 xvoald rather give hunters permis-
.. .. ... ,. ... , cim
llUtlll) -UHI 1. 1 lllVllls. ,,i, V ,I.,,s mlyj , , . I.I
... ., ,,,,. I in the morning, when the brevies come
acres of land Miuthv.e-t ol Columbia, i , , . ,.
s..-t. i t iii .ill" ''low them oil.
riftv quail on my farm would be worth . . . , . . ,,
. i ' . o-o . I The xoung larvae hatch v.hen the
ct fc-ast SjO to me. ! . ' r, . ,
. . , , , . I twigs -tail In roi. During Ihe winter
ix. -"int. - uiiu ii-i nil nil ihv '
,. . . ., , , .. :
i cmnca iup. ine iou wime cai mure
t ,-it . i- i r i i t i
iiiilferenl kind- nl .ceu- ami teil tOs
hird. In adilitiim to
I like to hac them
their iim fulness
I around For the companion-hip the ofi .
. .... . , i - i t it'c targe t
iter. 1 like to hear them whi'-tle earlv " ,, r n
I- - - i 1 1 1 - . I role or If,
tin the morning m the tuhhle field-. Ini , , r .
i . . i i r - i . r. Ideal ol ham
the winter hen the feed i hard to find.
I of l en feed I hem until they hecome near-
iij;mij .hhi hiuiu i.p iiic itiinixTi.
If tlie propoed ordinance i approveil
1t the oter on Xotemlter 7, it will be
,. i.. .. ..rr., ,ii: .. ,:i i,,.
t linp fail ' UIII1I llt- JV4I1 7 VUJII IIUIII
in, jH,n, but the c!oed ea..n will g.,
treasurer. M, . Tlmma, former inlnie-
, tor of Vocational Agriculture Training
1 of Ontario, Ore., poke to the ludenls
011 "The Old Tpe ,f Agriculture a
Compared to the mith-Iluglie Work.
Irof. T. K. Sexauer of the Agriculture
iKdueation Department aIo gaie a talk,
speaking on llie ubjeet ttf Some Cen-
peaking on uie unj
"' Problems of Vocational Agriculture.-
FUNERAL AT 3 TOMORROW
0 .5 (;na(s iia(i intended to Co to
New Mexico Today,
T1(. funera f (). i. Oiats. 1213
,iroor(s, lM,ue,jril, who died yeMerday
ar.rrn,MIlt : , ((. i1(.i, aI 3 Ynck t-
morrow. Mr. Coals had lieen ill for
some time. lie had intended lo leave
today for New Mexico.
Rowena Pierce Is on Journal-Post.
Feature stories of many of 'the Holt
County candielates for office, written by
"MJ,, Bowena Pierce, who was graduated
from "lne vhnnl of Journali-m last spring
leu prominent place in a recent issue
0f (ie Oregon Sentinel. Mi-s Pierce is
noH a rcIwrtcr nn t,P Kansas City Jvur-
nal - Post. She is the daughter f Mr.
anJ Mrs. B. G. Pierce of Oregon, Mo.
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,
Thieves Plug Melons and Take Pick.
By Vaittd Frru.
ilu.Mcl', A'ansas September 19.
"The bet i none too gooit
for us" seemed to be the
creed of llie gang of lwjs who raid'
ed ihe watermelon patch uf Cyril
l'auike near here reetntly. Accord
ing to llauike, only a few meloni
were taken, but a score or more
were plupged. They didn't lake any
but the be;), and that's what is mak
ing Daucke mi mad, he say. Mrs.
Bell Smith, acting county prosccut-
! -.. .- 1. ... !.'
in aiioiocj, hiiiic iciicin to o.
tiarents of the lws who-e idettie
are known, a-king thun not to plu
all of the melon if they must
MAJOR STILSON, TINNER.
INJURED IN A FIGHT
Condition of Victim Is Serious at
ISoone County Hospital Where
He Is a Patient.
Major Slilson, tinner, vva severely
injured in a fight la-l night in the shop
uf Kay W. Wright, 'Jll Cherry slri-cl.
The injured man wa- lake n to thr
lloniir County Hospital for treatment.
His physician aid this jftcrnoon that
his condition was serious but that ihe
full extent of his wounds could not 1.
detenuiiKil at ibis time.
After a lonfeieiite with ihe police
and a trip to the Boone County Hos
pital to see Nilson, the pro-etuling at
torney was exjiei led In issue a warrant
this afleriioon for ihe arle-t of W'tight.
It was said that the warrant would he
vrved late lodav.
TREE rilROI.ERS HERE AfJAlN
Palling l.eaxes and Tvvijs Caused
by lleetles. Says Profes-or.
'1 hough some wrsons pcrliaps have
inot noticed the falling of twigs froii
elm, hickory, iiersimiuon and xvahiut
I tree, other- seem to be much con
cerned alniiit ihe layer of twigs found ;ii
I the ground every morning. '1 he twigs
' are usually half An inch in diameter and
j from a few inches to three or four feet
Dr. Leonard Haseman, professor of
entomology, said that it was cau-ed by
beetle-, which ?re now laying eggs.
The beetle-, grey in t-ilo, are gener
ally half an inch lung, and have two
feelers, or antennae. They belong lo
the long-horn lieille family.
They first bite the bark of ihe twijs
with their strong jaw-. Sometime,
they make tunnels through the tore;
where they lay their eg?, in salety. iW lrr-ivst,ii,il at.iUj.ig iu k in lie nndft
l-eelles then cut twigs by girding lherr.'u te Kujf f$:.r j , -, a-d the .-..p.
with their jaws, because of tics Irait.
theje bert'es are rometimes called
licl.ory-lwig girdlers. Ihey usually
cut Ivvigs in
attcrnoon when in
The twig slay on
x is warm.
I'"" lre-c until late in the ii.ght or
tin? lanac hibernate in a irzen
the lanac hibernate in a frozen ate.
In the firing tlu thaw out ami omtinue
"Vt Iiile not much economic importance
i- attached to thee beetles Iflr a"'
ree arc concernvdi"' sahl
aeman. the) do a great
leal of harm to oung tree.'
The brctle can he delred hy
gatliering and burning the fallen twigs.
COUKT DOCKET ANNOUNCED
31 of 112 Cases in Iloone County
The dotket for the Ottoher term of
the Itone Count) Grcuil Court, which
comencs OctoIer 2. will include 14-2
caes-, it i tatel at the office of the cir
Ninct)-fie are of civil uits anil llnrt)
one of these are divorce jietition. There
are eleven uil on trut etate ami tliir-t)-i
TODAY'S BALL GAMES
Thirtj-Kour for Dabe ISuth.
fly I nitnl t'rr.
Dftkoit. Sept. I),- UU' I. ulh hit hi
thirt)-fourlh home run of the eaon
in the firt inning of tiMla)"- game.
Si. Louis 000
Batteries: Johnson aml Piiiniih; Van
gilder and Severeid.
New York 200 000
Detroit- 120 IMH)
Halleries: Jones and Schang; Pillette
Philadelphia Cltfcago Bain.
Boston 300 000 001 4 10 2
Cleveland 010 310 200 7 9 0
Batteries: Pcnnock and Chaplan; Me
texeor and O'Neil.
Boston 000 0
Cleveland 000 0
attcrie: Ferguson and
St. Louis 002 001 230 8 13 1
Roston 002 020 000 4 10 0
Batteries: North and Ain'milh; Miller
Pittsburgh 000 000 222 6 14 0
Philadelphia 000 000 001 16 0
Batteries: Glazner and Schmidt; Ring
TURKS SAB) TO
BE MOVING ON
British Govsvinent Will De
fend Netilrai Zone With
FRANCE AND ITALY OUT
CrcA -Troops in Thrace -re
Said '-4fi Have Mutinied
and Seized Trains ,
for Home. .y
Ei riii Vimi.
Cii.NsiantimiI'LE, Sept. 19. Turkish
forces are reported to have started Ihe
march to llie Dardanelles. The Turkish
commander, .Mu-lapha Kemal, according
lo these report, i moving his lroo.
from Smyrna Inwards the Dardanelles
where the British are cncainiied. There
i- no verification of these reorl.
nnrrisii AfiK mriJiuiMJi.
Bl I mC"l '.
IjinCiis, Spt. 19. The Briti-h riv-
crium nt is determined lo go lhriugh
with the pioraei of the defense of the
m-iilral 7one al the Dareelanelles ami
every icsource ol Ihe hmpire will lie
brought again.t ihe Turks. This report
rank' lioin a met ting ol the cabinet.
While the cabinet u in session wunl
was leceived that France ami Italy will
r.cr.n; tkihii-. xiniw.
l!ex r, Sept. 19. Crecfc troops in
Tlirae-e have mulinied and have seited
trains ,or home, airording to a news
agency nesage leceived licre today.
THRU.. OK AUTO RACES
CAURIKI) THROUCH RADIO
I.istenerr In Feel Suspense as Cars
Sta.t and Miss Nothing
but Soda Pop.
The 1!. T. C radio receiving t
was tuiied lo cm the Kansas Citr Slat
transmitter s' jus!
about Ihe time ,1,,.,
Mr. .-.Mi...,.,.!.,, mcrs sune.1 Son.lav af-
leriioon and a Major Llovd K. Jones diu
Otto McDanii ', listen, d in ihey exicr-
i'need most of l:e thrill of hevn al the
Tie.Smr-s, irmiilerwasUa-ec in ihe
fcv,:0Il f ,,,.. v-.AilrV'o 'V -jijio;
plainly hetw-ttn regular announcements
of the Star operator, the lull as the an
nouncements were made just before the
-tart, the yells of the crowd as t!.e lavor -
itcs were introduceil. The hreath!ess
suspense, as the starter held his flag!
a'oft ready to start the srieed demons was
felt rather than heard, and then the roar
of the engines sounded ami the race was
There would lie a moment that only 1 1'' ! "'s'"- A supper was served jote which is to be taken in ISovem
a faint roar could lie heard above lhe 6:30 o'clock by five of the members. J ter. said T. J. Walker, editor of the
voices of the excited fans; then the
deafening roar as the cars whizzed past
the starter again; then silence as he an
nounced who was in the lead and ihe
official lime for the lap. Major Jones
aid that all ihey missed on this end of
the wire was the smell of the gasoline
and the soda lop.
After a half hour llie Star's transmit
ter was removed from the stands to the
Star office and reports were sent out at
intervals of every half hour.
SON OF UODERT MOSS' DIES
Dangerous Operation Performed in
Japan Proves Unsuccessful.
According lo the Japan Advertiser of
August 29. Robert Moss. 8-year-oId on
of Mr. and Mrs. Robe-rt F. Moss of To
kio. died August 28 following a danger
ous operation. Death look place at the
Summer Ixursing Home in rvaruuawa
and funeral service's were held al the
chapel August 29 in the presence of a
Robert F. Moss is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. D. I). Moss, who live on the A-h-
land Gravel mad south of Columbia.
The child's illness began about a week
before his eleat'i. It is thought that an
insect bite caused infection. In an at
tempt lo find the location of the infec
tion the oiieralion was perfurmeel.
Mr. and Mrs. Mo-s are among the
most prominent memliers of the Ameri
can anil the foreign community in Ja
pan. They were both in Karuizawa dur
ing their sons critical illness. Mr. Moss
was graduated from the University in
Fraternity Organized to Find Truth.
Phi Zeta, the newly-organized philoso
phical fraternity, held its first regular
meeting last evening in Lowry Hall. Sme
nf the philosophies and religions of the
Near East were outlined, with special ref
erence to Hindu mvsticism. This organi
zation is an innovation on Missouri
campus. Its aim is to arrive at the truth
a nearly as is por-ible, without regard to
racial, religious and cither qualifying in
fluences. Lyon (o Decorate Gymnasium.
Daane Lyon, a former student in the
University, who now has an art shop in
Kansas Gty, is visiting his father, A. R.
Lyon. He is in Columbia to make ar
rangements for ' Idecorating Rothwell
Gymnasium for the alumni meeting that
is to be held there the night before the
STATE CORN LOSES TEN
MORE POINTS FROM HEAT
F.-1 Wheat Planting Is Delayed
Due tii mw Prices an d
v. Chinch Hugs.
Missouri rorn lost ten puinls during
Augu t, and now stands at 77 per cent
normal, indicating 176207,000 bushels,
sceording to E. A. Logan and Jewell
M. xcs of the Federal-State Crop lie
'.osys were al-o sustained in other
jops. Corn fields that promised 100
per e-.t on August I were cut down 25
per cent in ten days by Ihe heat, drouth
and hot winds.
Plowing for fall wheat is half done in
a Jarge portion of 'Missouri, but is at a
FlamL-till in many sections on account of
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is Iieing delayed. Ijiw prices ami chinch
bugs evidently have reduced wheat
tit'ding n some counties but final
wheat planting dejiends upon weather
conditions lltrough October.
Pastures dried up badly during Aug
ust, and in the cast ceiunlies many farm
ers are feeding as in mid-w inter.
Fruil was badly damaged during Auj
ul. Apples dropped heavily. The farm
crop is plentiful, free fiom insect dam
age, clean and fairly well colored. Peach
's: elried up ami late ones .lie small.
Vegetables not matured weie- seriuii-Iy
Live stock is in fair condition, with
water scarce and grazing short except
in northwest counties.
The condition of cotton in the south
western stale-, ;s exceptionally low and
the Missouri crp during August suf.
fered as severely as ever known due to a
forty-five days drought accompanied by
a red spider.
. RENEW FIGHT
WilLcrxin Rules One-Third
Gov ernment's Evidence
C I KilfJ Prru.
Ijiicti.ii, Sept. 19. The railroad
-""'" "" "-ncwci meir ngm
":'" ' uaugneny injunction, j uuge
Wilkerson ruled that practically one-
third of the government's evident, was
A ihe hearing drew to a close the rail
",c" K;,mru "ieen.
Seviral roads, notably ihe Soulhcrn
Bi-'ltray, announced that an agreement
had been sreached and that the nenlcsree in Agriculture fcnginming in
wouU! -lie 'wek at"work. More' than
50.000 shopmen returned lo work yes-
tenia j .
ijiE's cLUII SEES I'lCTURES
Two Educational I-ilms Are Shown
At Methodist Church.
The Men's Club of the Broadway
Methodist Epi-copal Church held it-
first meeting of the year in the church'
me supper was loiioweel uy a musical,
program and Iwo reels ol pictures lurn-l""- "i a luncueon oi me ixiwanis v.iuu
ished by I'rof. A. J. Meyer. One reel j l0l!a':
was a travel picture, showing mountain! It is the organization of the stale
climbing in Alaska. The other reel
showed all the steps in the manufacture
of storage batteries.
ihe annual election ol ollicers was
held at the close of the program. The
following were elected: President, II. F.
Grinstead; vice-president, J. E. Stewart;
secretary, 11. M. Craig; treasurer; J. J.
Pyle. Meetings are held e.cry second
Monday of the month. The club mem
bership is about 110.
HIGH SCHOOL HAS ELECTION
Officers Chosen for Sophomore
Class and Glee Clubs.
Allen Lester was elected president of
ihe sophomore class of Columbia High
School yesterday afternoon. William
Watts was elecled vice-president and
.Miss Bernicc Riback secretary-treasurer.
Thomas Rodhouse was elected lo repre
sent the class on the Cresset staff.
Organization of the Boys Glee Club
has been completed. The officers arc:
President, Thomas Sides; secretary, Paul
Limerick; treasurer, Woodson Creed;
representative, Phillip Chandler.
Officers of the Girts Glee Club are:
President, Helen Angell; secretary, Ber
nice Riback; treasurer, Dorothy Fay.
GRADUATE TO DO RESEARCH
.Miss Lucy II. Hawkins Will Study
at Carnegie Institute.
Miss Lucy B. Hawkins left Gilumbia
yesterday morning for Pittsburgh, Pa.
where she will do research work in
househol management in ihe Carnegie
Institute of Technology. She will have
her work with Dr. W. W. Charters frm-
erly dean of the School of Education of
the University of Missouri.
Miss Hawkins was an assistant in
foods at Stephens College last year. She
received her B. S. degree from the Uni
versity in 1919 and her A. M. last spring.
Changes in Battery 15 Announced.
IJent. Earl M. Pace announces the
following reductions and promotions inlof
Battery B: Sgt. Earl Hagen reduced I
Private Larl Hagen pro-
motud to corporal; Thoraas M Key-er.
nrivate. promoted to sergeant; Joseph
B. .Muster, first sergeant, reduced to line
sergeant; Sgt. Thomas M. Keyser ap
pointed firs: sergeant in the place of
Sgt. Joseph B. Muster.
MOLE CRICKET FOUND
BV COLUMBIA CITIZEN
Woods Finds Rare Species,
According to Entomol
According lo K. C Sullivan, of the en
tomology department, the first mole
cricket that was ever found north of the
Mi-souri River was taken to the entomol
ogy elepartment yesterday by J. T. Woods,
of Columbia. Mr. Woods found the
cricket on the pavement at Fifth street
and Hickman avenue.
This particular kind of cricket lixes
entirely in the ground, and depends upon
the roots of grasses for its food. Its
front fiet ant peculiarly adapted for tun
neling. Thee mole crickets are numer-
.ous in tropical regions where they cau-e
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A number of mole crickets are -ent
here every xcar, ei they are not uncom
mon to entomologist, howevcT, this is
the first one to be found in Columbia.
COLUMBIAN GETS STRANGE
SOUVENIR FROM INDIA
Silver Moth, Most Destructive Pest
Among Libraries, Gift to Mrs.
J. M. Pennington.
All the way from India to he elisplayed
as a souvenir in Colunihia, is the story
01 a lime insTI known as itie silver
moth. 1 his moth is not more than one
half an inch long, yd il is one of the
most destructive iw-sls among libraries
I his peculiar souvenir was sent to
Mrs. J. .M. Pennington, who lives al
212 Smith Ilftli street, liy her daughter.
Mrs. .Ma-sin Vaugh who is now in .Mis
sourie, India. In a few days time the
-ilver moth will eat the bindings off of
Imoks and destroy the leaves unless it is
di-envered and .some prevenlive Used.
Thousands of these little jhMs can be
found in one small room where books
are kept stored away. They seem to
have a ravishing apjielite for books and
The delicate siiver-tinted wings have
rightly given the moth its name. Il is a
beauty, too, but if you lived in the moun
tains of India, and some morning you
would find Mime of your Imoks without
bindings and many of the pages destroy
ed, no doubt the lieauty would lie less
appreciated, imperially if tiie books
hapiiened lo lie some of the relics of
the school days of Old Missou.
Mrs. Vaugh xvas graduated from the
University of Missouri. She nrcived
her A. B. in l'JII and her B. S. in Kdu-
,cat'"n " l1-"8- Mr. augh also received
'his elegrce in agriculture in 1919. and hi
" - '. lie is now teachiruj" in Ihe Agri-
culture Institute in Allahabad, India.
.MAGAZINE EDITOR SPEAKS
T. J. Walker Talks on Necessity of
County Unit Dill.
"The enrollment of llie University
will lie doubled in the next ten years
if the County Unit Bill is made oper
alive in Missouri by the referendum
- ' - . ,,.v,,
n00' s5ln " "' and inclfeclual
units that is giving the country children
less than half as many school days as
city children have, and, according to
Mr. Walker, the county unit plan of or
ganization would remedy this shortcom
ing. Cuests at the luncheon were: Prof.
W. IL .Mikesell of the English depart
ment of the University, 11. R. Smalley
of Chicago, Dr. A. W. McAlester and
a visiting member of the Kiwanis Club
of Lexington, Ky.
530 STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED
Stephens College to Have 400
Hoarding- and 130 Day Girls."
According In President J. M. W'ood.
Stephens College will have 400 board
ing students this year. There will be
about ISO day stuilents. It was ex
pected that the new dormitories would
be ready at llie opening of the college
but liecause of the difficulty in obtain
ing building material they will not lie
ready before Novemlier 1.
The college will open next Tuesday.
Some of the older students have already
arrived and are making preparations to
receive ihe new studenls. Chaperons
will meet trains at Kansas Gty ami St.
Louis Sunday and accompany students
Pastors Meet in Eldorado Springs.
By faiisi Vfi.
EuiiiRxno Spmncs Md., Sept. 19.
Four hundred pastors and laymen were
expected here today for the annual con-
ference of the M. E. Giurch of the St.
I.ouis district. The meetings will lie con
eluded Sunday. September 24. The con
ference compri-es all Missouri south of
the Mis-ouri River and the entire state
of Arkansas. Bishop Leonard of San
Francisco was lo p'resiele.
Rer. Randolph to Attend Meeting.
The Rev. J. D. Randolph of the Broad
way Methodit Giurch, left this morn
ing for Moberly to attend a meeting
the pastors and laymen of the Fay
ette district of the M. E. Church, South.
Helen Bingham in Y. W. C. A. Work '
Miss Helen Bingham, '22. lias assumed
her duties as a secretary in the Y. W.
C A. at Akron, Ohio. She will have
charge of girls of high school and gram -
mar school age.
Men Were Suffocated by the
Gases Which Proved
DYING AIEN LEFT NOTES
S.-nrrliing Party Goes Through
Three Rudely Huilt Bulk-
I leads to Find
Cy t nilrit Pint.
Jacksox. Cal., Sept. 19. The corpses
of forly-seven miners were prepared for
removal today from the tomb in which
they had Iain for Iwenty-two days in the
depths of the Argonaut mine.
The rese ue squads searching through
the tunnels for the men late last night
came uiwn a bulkhead rudely construct-
d across a drift, with the cracks stuffed
wilh odds and ends of clothing. Breaking
through this the re-cuers found a second
and Iiehind the mvudiI bulkhead ihe
beginning of a third. Beyond these at
tempts lay the dead. Driven to llie wall
by the rapidly approaching gas, ihey
died of suffocation, probably five hours
after the cave-in.
Two notes were found scrawled on
bits of iiaiier. One note was written by
William Sessel: "3 p. m, gas coming
strong." The other note was scrawled
"Cases too strong, we will have to go."
An effort had lieen made to scrawl a
third but the end came before it could
Twenty-two children were fatherless to
day as a result of the Argonaut mine
Iragedy. More than one-half of the num.
Iier are under 12 ye-ars of age-.
V. V. C. A. UOAItll ELECTS
Miss Mancc Taylor New Chairman
New .Members Chosen.
Tiie advisory board of the Y. W. C A.
elected Miss Mance Taylor chairman of
the board at a meeting held al 3 o'clock
ycMerday afternoon at the home of Mrs.
II. O. Severance, retiring chairman.
Mrs. S. R. Braiden was elected secre
tary and Mrs. J. A. Stewart the new
member of the Imard.
The Y. W. C. A. cabinet met iointlv
at 4 o'clock as is customary in Septem
ber when the new- offices are filled. The
new- members prescaljverc - Fiances
Rapland, under-graduate representative;
Mildred Connelly, chairman of finance;
and Phoebe Sbouse, secretary.
The memliers of the Advisory Board
arc: Miss Taylor, chairman; Mrs.
Cliamlierlain. vice chairman; Mrs. S. R.
BraMen. secretary; .Miss Emme Haw
thorn, Miss Eva Johnston; Mrs. J. A.
Stewart, Mrs. A. II. R. Fairchild, .Mrs.
II. O. Severance, Miss Miller, Mi"s
Minnie Brashiear. The two associate
members are Mrs. Marion Ilertig and
Miss Jesie BurralJ.
S20 FOR REST SHORT STORY
Literary Society Conducts Contest
for University Students.
Gamma Phi Psi, local chapter of Sig
ma Upsilon, national honorary literary
fraternity offers a prize of $20 for the
test short story submitted before April
10, by any 'tudent in the University.
The rules, similar to those which gov
erned the poetry contest conducted hy
the same organization last spring arc as
Any story that has been published is
Stories may not exceed 7.000 words in
No riersons may submit more than
Each contestant must submit Iwo
typewritten copies of each story.
The stories must lie written under a
pseudonym, ami must lie accompanied
hy an envelope containing the pseud
onym and the real name of the author.
All stories must be left in Rooirr2Ifi,
CRESSET STAFF IS CHOSEN
First .Meeting of Year to lie Held
The Cres-ei staff of Gilumbia High
School will hold its first regular meet
ing of the ye-ar tomorrow. The staff
chosen lat week is William Crinsteael.
editor-in-chief; David Cunningham, as
sistant editor, and Frank Wharton, bus
iness manager, assisted by Grace Gos
lin. The literary editors are Virginia
Harris and Frances Jeffer. The art
editors arc Ijiuise Bohn and Sigmundu
Ballenger. Athletic will be handled
for the lioys by Basil Gwinn and for the
girls by Mary Alice Rodhouse.
W. C. T. U. Election Postponerf.
Election of officers nf the W. C T. !J.
of Gilumbia. which was to have been
held at a meeting of the organization
yelerday afternoon in the Broadway
Methodist Church, was postponed be
cause of the small attendance. Only
seven women were present.
Music After Hours Resented.
A freshman at Lowry Hall was pun-
i,hed Iat night for playing after music
hours by being made to act a shoe shm-
er for the disturbed members. He is on
the list for the Engineers" first lawn par-
ty to lie held Wednesday on Francis