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THE COLUMBIA EVENING MIS5QURIAN, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 21, 1922
THE COLUMBIA EVENING
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Alember Audi! Boreaa CitalatloaB
EateteJ al fecawl daa. Mail Matter
AJvrnitiaf and Circulation
dials, virdow, roads and shelter houses
bu ;j ;-ve markers will be uniform
and laid flat on the earth. The ceme
tery will be locale! a.t what would be
One Hundredth and Fifth street.
wemen from now until December 9, the
close of the campaign, will work diligent
Ir . It is a qucstioT of educating the
Christian women of Asia fcr leadership
in their own countries.
This is the first time that the women
of Columbia, as part of the women of
nmenca, iiae uccn aa.eu to ga logeurer .thief, whose accomplice escaped, was
in a great collecting campaign. It is a discharged from the Missouri State Peni-
ramnrnen whirl, rrv urtm.-.rT, ni,i. I '""7 ' J'un -J J"'.
An attorney of East St. Louis chased
thief that be found in his home for
about three-fourths of a mi'e and re
catcred $1,550 worth of jewelry. The
THE PRACTICAL CONGRESS
One reason for the failure of past Con
grosses to acquit themselies as creditably
as had been heped when they were elect
cl, lias been that peculiar idea that the
ideal statesman must needs be a lawyer,
and that onl) the man with a legal train
in; and a shrewd, calculating mind could
solve .satisfactorily the questions coming
up-fcclore the government. An encourag
I53 fca'rrc of the last election was the
overthrowing of this belief in several sec
tions. Nebraska sent an engineer to the Sen
ate. tew icrk sent a phjsician who,
tn j cars ago, was dean of the Homeo
pathic Medical College of the Unirersitj
rf Michigan, and who recently sened as
conuni-ioncr of health. Another state
seat a fanner, another a btkiness man.
another an cJucator, and still another
a banker. The experience of these men
trill undoubted!) be invaluable in dis
cussing problems along their individual
This is the day of the technician of
;!ic man who is skilled in practical lines;
the qualities that are necesarj today for
success in private life are requisites as
l.cll for the discharge of public duties.
VTitj proper understanding of propocd
bi'ls pssvb'e only through actual aso
ciaticn with and knowledge of the mat
ters at hand, this practical, technical
Congress ecms Id point the way to a
saner legislation in the future.
lion in Columbia ought to join to help
uplift womanhood throughout the world.
It is a campaign in which every w-oman
in Boone County is obligated, for the
success or failure of these Oriental col
leges and medical schools depends on the
attitude of the local groups of women.
There are a million women in India to
one doctor. One woman out of a thou
sand in China can read. The women
of Bocne "County dare not binder the
work of so important an undertaking as
raising funds for the Women's Union
Christian Colleges in the Orient. The
women of Asia are looking for help eien
from the women of Boone County. Boone.
County cannot fail to respond to the calk
Seasonal Window Displays Are
Good Advertising, Decorators Say
ww n...uv.. ukbv,94,ilb Hi acu uiucj i "um it ,catuic9 unc special
kind of food. The cheapest, most plen-
Thc entire business section of Oran,
a snail town near Sikeston, was destroy
ed b) fire of unknown origin Sunday.
The total damage was estimated at be
tween $150,000 and $200,000. The town
had no fire-fighting apparatus and as 3
result the blaze burned for seven hours.
NEWS OF THE STATE
Stcinmctz says that four hours is a
dav's work. The mcitof us evident!)
have scme back pa) coming for overtime.
The Ozark Pres Association will meet
Friday and Saturda in the assernbl)
room of the Connor Hotel at Joplin.
Thirt)-fivc dollars is the price a Texas
oil man paid a Montgomery County
farmer to pull him out of the mud last
The thirtieth annual convention of the
South Central Teachers' Association will
be held at Cuba, beginning November
30 and lasting three dajs. The sessions
will be held in the high school and
among the speakers will be C II. Wil
liams, director of extension work of the
Univcrsit) of Missouri.
Saline County contributed $43,000 be
)cnd the goal of $100,000 sought in that
county for the Missouri Valley College
of Marshall. Final figures on the cam
paign were made public Sunda). Tli
school is asking one-half million dollars
from the state to be used for endow
ments, new buildings and equipment.
A state caucus of disabled veterans
will be held in Springfield on November
22. Problems in eonn-ction with vica
tional training will be discussed.
A panther is terrorizing perrons near
Mammoth, and Gaircviltc, and though
the animal has been seen several times,
it has sUccetfu!l) evaded the hunters.
Dr. Charles Reign Scoville. the Chica
go evangelist, arrived in S-Ja!ia Sundav
to open a revival campaign at the First
Christian Church which will la-t several
lire .Missouri schoolmen s duo was
organized as a stale-wide bod) at the an
nual meeting of the Missouri State
Teachers' Association last week at Kan
as City. Working unit, called chap
trrf, have b-cn established in each of the
file teachers college districts of the state
jnJ at the L'nivcrsit) of Missouri.
Morian I'ummill, a merchant at Hous
to.iia. died in a Sedalia hospital Nov cm
ber 2. Before his death, lie gave his
daughters directions to find his fcasiirc
keg, liuldt n under the fl t of his sm ke
hcuc. The treasure was recovered. It
siratntril to $7,000 and coiiUted of pen
nies nickji-s. dime aril -iher dollars.
There were 7,000 pennies.
About 250 Central Mi--surians attend
ed a district contention of the Keb-kah
lodge at Sedalia Thurdav and Fridav.
Holden was chosen as the next osvei also c'cctcd.
Th- fourth annual meeting of the Ma-
rciic Service Association of the lln'led
State-, an organization of Maon."c blue
ImIccs, which was held in Kinsas Citv
o.t Fridav end Saturda). closed its con-
fennce baturdav. afternoon with election
of cfliccrt. Harr) G. Nn)es of New llamp-
!i.re. v.a elected chairman of the execu
live committee. Ccramis-ioners were
cun lat Sens advice to America to
keep her hands oil China is the Chinese
method of approving the Harding isola
tion polic). ?
More fhan 100 persons received cr-dit
at the closing session rf the Standard
Training School at the Mcthodi-i Churrh
THE LAW ON THE SEA.
Prohibition Icadcis arc renewing hope
rnd efforts because of the recent decision
cf Chief Justice Taft. The new ruling
holds that the United States has jurisdic
tion over all crimes committed on Amer
ican vessels sea.
The case had nothing to do with the
liquor question but concerned an attempt
on the part of officers of the Shipping
Board steamer, Dio, to defraud the gnv-crara-nt
cut of money. The defense held
that the section of the criminal code re
lating to defrauding the government did
rot apply outside of the territories of the
Department of Justice officials hope
that the ruling will set a precedent
whereby violations of the prohibition
la'vs may be punished, although the ships
affected be outside the three-mile limit
lf'lhe law is to be maintained on the
statute books it should be enforced. And
if the task can be made any easier and
nore effective by the new. ruling, the nil-
ing confers a double benefit onthe na
The Soviet government has evidently
realized that instead of dealing with na
tionalized property they now have to deal
with nationalized poverty.
THE WOMEN OF ASIA
One of the greatest educational move
ments in the world today is the campaign
to raise funds for the Women's Union
Christian Colleges in the Orient. The
women of Columbia last week opened
the campaign in Boone County and are
striving to do their part in making the
drive a success. ' J
The drive is a great international
Christian movement by the women of
America for the women of Asia and
Boone County women are responding to
the call to join In helping to accomplish
Seven Christian colleges in the Orient,
in desperate need of better equipment
and more buildings, will be saved from
disorganization by the success of this
campaign. More than $600,000 of the
$2,000,000 required to operate the schools
jl jet .to be raised To help in raisins
the remaining amount, the Boone County
in Mexico. All Protestant churches were
The Moolah Temple of the Shrine:
wi'l bring Hagenback and Wallace's
circus to St. Lours for the cek begin
ning December 4. The) v. ill appear in
A bill providing far a bond issue of
$88,372,500 for public improtcments in
St. Louis was adopted unanimous!) b)
the board of aldermen. The issue will
be voted Februar) 9.
Preliminary steps fir ll-c organization
of a co-operatiie marketing association
were discussed at Rogers, Ark Saturda)
by the apple growers of the Missouri and
Arkansas section of the Ozarks.
Because of ihe sjmpath) of Moberl)
persons with the strikers daring the sum
mer and the hostility shown by tlem to
the present working force of the Wabash,
the question ol removing the shop to
some other place is being discussed.
The Missouri Public Service Commis
sion has granted 300 increases in rates
lo public utilities of the state, ordered
40 decreases and refused 74 applications
for advertising rates during the nine and
one-hall )cars of its existence up to Jul)
uemocrai3 win control me lower house
of the next legislature, hating eight).
tl.rce seats against sixt)-seven won b)
the Republicans, on complete unofficial
returns compiled for the 'Secretar) of the
Stale by. Charles Fear, one of his de
partment heads. This, assures Democrat
ic ma-tery of the legislation as nineteen
.! the thirtv-four state senators will be
The Shelby Count) Fair Association
ent a bu)er to the Roval Stock Show
at Kansas City to buy 500 pounds high
grade calves to be distributed to bo)S
and girls of Shelb) and .Monroe count)
calf c'ubs. All the calves will be exhib
ited and sob! at auction at the Shclbv
County Fair next )car. The pjrpo-c of
this work is to train children in but ing,
feeding, judging, and selling livestock.
Stale-wide efforts have been made by
the churches and church organizations of
trie state to prevail upon the Missouri
constitutional convention to eliminate
from the new constitution section 8, ar
ticle 2, that prohibits church organiza
tions from forming corporations. No
evasion of taxation is involved in the de
sire to have the section eliminated, it is
declared, since the constitution lim'ts
such exemption to a few specific cases
ouch as church lands and buildings.
One girl is dead, and 'even other per
sons injured in an auTomobile wreck
near St. Charles. The party was return
ing from a dance at Harvester, Mo.,
when the wreck occurred. The car was
being driven at a rate of forty miles an
Christopher Johrson, aflcr twcnt)-fivc
)ears service on the school board of St.
Louis, sent in his resignation Ia-t week.
His reasons for resigning were that the
board was not co-operating and that St.
Louis had not kept her prestige in the
The success of grape and berry grow
ers with this )ears crop has resulted in
a widespread stimulation of interest in
ffiat production throughout the Ozark
region. Alt ol the berry crops were prof
itable this year. Apple growers were
In a letter written a few days before
his death at Springfield, Henry J. Bost
ner of Paris directed that $500 be invest
ed in long time bonds and the interest
be divided annuall) between a boy and
a girl who were most courteous to old
people during the year.
Taxes on the public service corpora-
lions doing business in Callaway Coun-
I) were levied for the current jear at a
special meeting of the county court Sat
urda). The school tax levy is arrim! at
by making an average of the levies in all
of the districts of the county.
A cemetery devoid of monuments or
tombstones is being planned by Ihe
founders of the -Mount Moriah Cemetery
Association, in Kansas Cits, as in keep
ing with the Masonic idea of equality.
Seven hundred Masons have enrolled as
founders.. Unlimited provisions will be
made lor memorials such as tree3, sun-
You'll never be late, jou'll never have
to wait, when you drop in at the Univcr
sit) Shop, before filling thai. date. adv.
24 S. 9th.
shoes." said the v ounz man who m car.
fullysdraping a piece (of. ef I velvet'orer
a stand in the window of a Colombia
"I wouldn't know how to tell anybody
to decorate a window. After you have
practiced the art it just becomes second
nature to jou."
Novelties and coTor are important fac
tors in window advertising, the decorator
said. "Something different'" that will at
tract the passerby, and force him to stop
to find out "what it is about' is neces
sary. An) tiling that will stop' the pedes
trian long enough tp make him hesitate
before the window will be likely to bring
him into ihe store, some time, because
ihe striking or unusual decoration will
be involuntarily stamped upon his mem
The colors must harmonize, the shoe
salesman emphasized. Nothing must be
allowed to EOggcst a clash or give a mo
mentary unpleasant impression. Bright
colors, of course, attract attention quick'
Tiie most conspicuous spot 'in the win'
dow is usually the center, and most- deco
rators place the article, which .they most
wish to display in the middle, and work
from that. The advertised goods next in
importance is placed toward the front,
and the least important at the back. If
the article is especially large it may bal
ance better, howeter, to, hate it in, the
back of the window.
Sometimes the outside corner is most
conspicuous, so that the advertised ob
jects should be placed there, with the less
appealing articles arranged toward the
The shoe-windniv "decorator makes a
complete change in the show-case deco
ration eter) week. Variety and contrast
play an important part, buPtlie display
mu-t lie left out long enough to make
a lasting impression hy its repetition
Eletating a pair of shoes is one of the
decorjtor's methods. B) p'acing it
above ihe surrounding slices, it is made
to attract attention immediately. Varying
c'etalicns, slcping up higher toward the
back, enable the c)c to travel with ease
oter the window.
"Wc place the more expensive slioes
in the back," smiled the "persuosion psy
chologist,' as a window decorator has
been termed. ,
"Most petiole will look at a window
and then bu) than will look at an, aTj
vertiscment and then bu)," said thrown
er of a small gift shop in the city. She
cliangcs the arrangement of ber window
cac every few davs.
Making her advertising brief and to
the point, just as in written advertising,
is her aim. The fewer the thingsMhc
better, she considers. A cluttered in-J
atrau In null. 'nnlitEinir Inil lil tn Ii1Va 1
Uun lv a-rsis uiliuiiifc aaitM ail47 tVififaaak
a definite and striking impression..
She tr)s to center the appeal on one
object or class of objects; that is, ,she
does not try to sell but one kind of thing
at a lime. One day the shop's window
will contain honey and jam jars. ..The
irost note! one will be placed in the cen
ter,, with a few others. "Tn stHkTng"but
harmonious colors, grouped about iC
If it is near Hallcwe'en time, she will
perhaps feature appropriate place-cards
nd fators not mixing them up with
tabic decorations or anything which
might detract from the display of the
two t)res of articles.
A small but appealing show -case down
town has been filled for the last few
da)s with tiny crepe paper boys in foot
ball costumes, to be used as table favors
and as coat lapel pins, The' stock had
been shown inside for several weeks, but
(he manager said, they had not sold rap
idly until put on display outside. Jive
were sold in an hour after they -had been
put in the show-case said the manager of
"Our show-cases constitute good ad
vertising," said one Columbia grocer.
The store lias two window-cases, one
which it fills with generaTgroceries, the
tiful, and most seasonal groceries, the
decorator puts in the center of the first
window-, grouping other foods around
The feature case one time may be de
voted to advertising cheese, again to sau
sage, or perhaps to a certain brand of
canned goods. One week the window
was filled with large yellow cheese in
ihe center, surrounded by smaller sam
ples and packages ol other varieties.
some wrapped m tin-foiL which added a
bright touch. Topping the big ellow
cheese, and scattered about, were shiny
PEOPLE'S VIEWS DIFFER
AS ,TO WORST CORNER
Ninth Street and Conley Avenue
and Ninth Street and Broad
way Are ChoiA of Many.
street. I have to keep my e)es peeled
more there than anywhere else."
Ninth and Broadway, according to C
W. Snell, a driver of a dairy truck, is
the most dangerous, due, he thinks, to
the heavy traffic that is almost always
there. J. E. Graves, driver of a bakerv
truck, thinks the same.
"Ninth and Broadway may be a bad
comer," says K. B. Baker, of a city
garage, the man who operates the garage
-trouble? wagon, and who hauls smashed
machines to a haven, "but Ninth and
Conley has all beaten. Within the last
two years I have gone to the rescue of
nine or ten machines that had collided
at that particular place. The shrubbery
on one side, and the brick building on
Ihe other contribute toward shutting off
the autoist's view of either street, no
matter from which direction he may be
' COTTON MATTRESSES
Remade like new; featherbeds made into
We also make new mattresses.
, Phone 1928
COLUMBIA MATTRESS FACTORY
Columbia has some dangerous places
for automobiles and. incidentally, ned-
estrians, according to various citizens who
have been discussing the number of ac
cidents in the city.
I. A. Barth, of the Victor Barth Cloth
ing Co who drives an automobile around
Columbia, sa)s: "You couldn't find a
worse corner than Ninth street and Con
Icy avenue. Another bad corner is
Fourth street and Conley avenue, where
the house on the corner cuts off the
autoist s view of a "car coming around
'Well," sa)s John W. Teed, a Uniter-
sity student, "as far as a pedestrian is
concerned, and I admit I must lie put
.1.. I . t mt.T t- .1 . T'?t..l 1
in mat uuss i iiiiniw iiiji cigiiiu anil
Cherry streets is the worst corner. The
machines come whizzing tlown there from
all directions, and it takes a steady
nerve to 'navigate well.""
O. J. Heidman. of a local drug store.
another pedestrian, is of the opinion thai
Broadwa) and Hilt streets makes the
"There is a treacherous corner for
)ou. ne sa)s. A man walking along
Broadway never knows when a car will
pop out at him from that narrow Hilt
Marriage Licenses Issued.
.tiarriage licenses were issued )ester-
tlay to It. U James and Mrs. Addie M.
Ycager and to Wallace J. Sullivan and
Miss Ella Mae Smith. Both couples live
Almost new Dodge Tour
ing, at Bargain.
Phone 13 22 S. Ninth
Have You a
The NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL Life In
surance Company can be the best friend the
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The Northwestern Mutual is always close to its
i policy holders helping them in their needs.
A Northwestern Policy
will pay your mortgage, and leave your home free
to your family. It is an exceptional service, espe
cially designed to give the maximum of aid to its
C. E. Alford
T. Howard Groves (District Manager)
Northwestern Mutual Life
12 Haden Building Phone 1862
Christmas Greeting Cards
with your name
should be ordered now.
Many Attractive Designs
to choose from.
a i - 1 ,.l w
Buick Service Protects
Buick Owners Everywhere
Buick owners everywhere recognize this Hat and
whita emblerii of authorized service as further
assurance of dependable Buick performance.
Experience has shown Buick owners that"authorizerr
service means a conscientious, helpful interest in the
continued and perfect operation of their Bukks.
Authorized service is a guarantee cf skilled labor from
mechanics of long experience on Buick cars, and that
every new part is genuine, factory-made of the same '
high quality as the original unit
It is an assurance that the establishment is conducted
to serve Buick owners first, last, and always in .the
way that will continue the dependable performance
built into every Buick car.
E. J. Webber, Prop.
15-17 South Tenth Street, Columbia.
Liberty Bond Holders
Beware of Bond Swindlers
When better automobiles are built, Buick will Sufldtti j
The Blackfoot Coal QM-
The finest Xmas
gifts any woman
or hope to receive are
Fuller Brushes: Hair
nicurc brush, Clothes
brush, or any one of
the many -
for either personal or
household uses as
many as you want or
as few as you want,
and put up in attract
ive holly boxes
in sets for Christmas
Write or phone me to come
to your home any day most
convenient to you.
303 C C Avenue
Tel. 573 Blacl. i
The Treasury Department has called
for redemption on December 15, Victory
Bonds which have the letters A, B, C, D, E,
or F prefixed to their serial numbers.
Holders of these bonds are especially
warned against turning them over to
strangers or exchanging them for securi
ties of unknown value.
The officers of this bank will be glad
to advise you concerning the redemption of
these Victory Bonds and the safe re-investment
of your money.
Boone v .County National Bank
R. B. Price, President
Sixty-five' years of banking experience.
Don't Let Cold Weather Find Your CmIJ
Bin Empty! We can supply your needs i
We handle: 2, 4 and 6 inch lump as well M
egg. Our supply comes to us direct :
an electrically equipped mine.
PROMPT SF1RVTPF! r.TTR SPKfUALT
109 N. 9th.