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THE COLUMBIA EVENING
Board of Visitors, in Report to
Governor Hyde, Commends
Request of Curators
Calls Attention to Professors
Who Go to Other Univer
sities for Larger
".Appropriations for education are in
vestment and not expenses" urges the
rjoanl of Victors to the State Univer
tity, ia its report on "Conditions and
fiecdt of the University of Missouri"
to be sent rthur M. Hyde, Governor .of
Missouri. January 1. The Board has
highly recommended the action of the '
Board of Curators in asking for the ap
propriation of $4,716,000 and makes a
Iron; appeal to the legislature.
The Board of Visitors has recom
mended the action of the Board of Cura
tors in electing Dr. J. C. Jones to the
Presidency and ask for eery possible
advantage by way of appropriations for
maintenance and buildings so that he
my be enabled to make the University
tbe greater in the Middle West and sec-
ond to none in America.
The expenditures of the last two years j
have been investigated, and the Board
is convinced that the money has been
iroperly and wisely spent. The sum of
J3.000.000 dollars asked for by the Board
of Curators may look large to the minds
'of some but when compared to the aver
age of the appropriations of Kansas, Wis
consin, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan
which is $10,916,072, Missouri is nearly
six million dollars behind tliat of neigh
The Board of Visitors also points out
the losses of resignation of tome of our
ablest professors. Since January 1,
1921, four professors of marked ability
hire resigned because they hive been of
fered much larger salaries by other in
stitutions, and this condition will con
tinue to be unless the appropriations for
maintenance be increased to that the Uni
versity can pay her professors and in
structors salaries equal to at least the
nmee, of other institutions of equal
, tick, the Board points out.
0 The need for the Buildings of DeparM
atest of Home Economics. Law School,
School of Engineering, Dairy Building,
Men's Gymnasium, Chemistry and Mil!
. tarr School is emphasized and special
attention is called to that of the School of
Several years ago the School of Educa
tion in the University was one of the
time or four that ranked first in our
sniiTrities but because of lack of funds
it has not been able to cope in all re
spects with other such "schools. As a re
sult many of our most progressive men
and women who are preparing to be
teachers have been compelled to leave
our state and go to institutions that fur
nished the work desired.
The housing problem has also been
investigated and the Board recommends
the appropriation noted for the enlarge
ment of Read Hall. They suggest some
scheme to be put on foot by which dormi
tories carefully supervised and directed
hy University autlwrities can be built. If
sufficient number could be erected
through such agencies the room rent
would he very much reduced and whole
expense materially decreased, the Board
The Board also deems it necessary for
the proper development of the University
tint the ground between the Iw-o cam
puses be purchased. It is also suggest
ed that the University subscribe for all
worth-while newspapers and magazines
published in the state and preserve them
in the Library Building. "The publica
tions of our state indicate the trend of
our ambitions and record our achieve
ments. A larger fund for advertising is
included so that the University might
have ready access to at least one paper in
each county and in the city of St. Louis
that certain items of interest be
printed from time to time, as often as
they would deem it necessary. In this
way the student body would be increased
and the spirit of liberality and of gen
eral interest much enlarged."
A specified amount for insurance that
will protect all of the University Build
ings and contents against fire and de
struction is urged.
The Board also notes with pleasure
- 'he personal gifts made the University
and hopes that the gifts already nude the
University mav enthuse the people of
wealth to give to the University of the
' itate liberal amounts for the erection of
. other buildings and for the equipment of
. various kinds as they shall be needed in
the coming years.
"Missouri will be Measured in com
i Pirison with other Common Wealths of
the United States, largely by the extent
of the University Buildings, by the com-
.v Paleness 0f their equipment, the size
and merits of their libraries, the number jRht and allowed the bills for the month
ef comortrnt instructors employed. lhe,nf December including the warrants for
character and ability of iu graduates and J
the number of the noor that are helped
'1V its hracfirenr. The basis of it all,
'xcepi charactrr and ability of its grad-
mtes, ij money."
10 PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS, COLUMNS COLUMBIA, MISSOURI,- THURSDAY, DECEMBER" 2Vl9Z LAST EDITION-SECTION ONE
Tor Colombia and vicinity: Generally
fair and somewhat .warmer tonight and
Friday; lowest temperature about 30.
For Missouri: Fair tonight and Friday;
wanner east and south portions tonight.
Shippers forecast: Within a radius of
200 miles of Columbia the lowest tem
perature during the next 36 hours will
be 30 west, 30 north. 30 east, and 30
The weather is rather cnA In cnniltrm
Males, moderate in central and quite
mild along the northern border. There
now is no zero weather within the limits
of the United States. The change is the
result of a shift in the general arrange
ment of atmospheric waves. Except
another heavy rain at Jacksonville. Flor-
i ida, there has been no precipitation of
consequence. Ao severe changes are ex
pected in Missouri for two or three days.
Highways: The main roads are in fair
to good condition.
Data for Columbia: Highest temper
ature yesterday, 41; lowest last night.
19; precipitation, 0.00. One year ago,
highest, 22; lowest, 13; precipitation.
MAN HELD IN ,
I'Joe Wagner, Underworld Cliar-
acter, Is Held in St.
9y L'nitid rVtta.
Kansas Cm, Kan, Dec. 21. Joe
Wagner, underworld character, was held
in jail at St. Joseph today in connection
with the robbery of $200,000 at the Unit
ed States mint in Denver.
Wagner was arrested in St. Joseph
when he drove up in front of a hotel in
a high-powered motor car showing signs
of hard driving.
MAJORS' BOND SET AT $300
Charged With Stealing Hound;
Bound Over to Circuit Court.
Dewey Majors of Jefferson Gty, whose
preliminary bearing was continued from
yesterday, was bound over to appear in
the January term of Grcuit Court. His
bond was $300, and he was permitted to
go on bis own bond.
Majors is accused of having stolen a
hound valued at $50 from L. T. Henshaw
of Ashland. He claims that the liound
came to his house in Jefferson Gty, and
that he. lied him up. After keeping. the
dog tied two or three days Majors turned
turn loose but he continued to stay
aroused the house, according to the testi
mony of Majors and his wife.
Majors was in Ashland the night be
fore Thanksgiving and the dog appeared
at his house the next day, according to
testimony. Several witnesses for the de
fense state that Majors did not bring
the hound back with him.
Majors is said to have told a neighbor
that he bought the dog. in iiartsburg and
paid $50 for him. He says that he and
the neighbor were only joking at the
LIQUOR TRANSPORT CHARGED
Three Arrests Made by PoUce Re
cently. Two men were arrested yesterday and
one today on liquor charges.
Morris Purdy was arrested by Sher
iff Fred C. Brown on the charges of sell
ing, possessing, and transporting liquor.
He gave bond for appearance in the Jan
uary term of Circuit Court. Purdy is
also under bond for appearance in Cir
cuit Court on the charge of assault on
Leonard Noel. '
Estes Mordica is being held for. Cir
cuit Court on the charges of possessing
and transporting liquor. He furnished
Carl Nunnally. a negro, was arrested
today by the police department on the
charges of transporting and possessing
liquor. He was released on bond.
OFFICERS GET VACATIONS
Three R. O. T. C Instructors Leave
A leave of absence Im been granted
three instructors in the R. 0. T. C dur
ing the Christmas holidays. Maj. Jos
eph Plassmeyer was granted a week's
leave. He will spend Iris vacation at
Capt. John P. Lake left yesterday for
NVw York, where he will remain a
Capt. J. W. Faulconer has a three-
day leave to go bunting in the southern J
part ot the state, tie leu yesxeraayi
nnon. ' '
Preliminary Hearing; Postponed.
The preliminary hearing for Oren
r..e fhmrvA with rarrvinf concealed
weapons, which was to have been held
this morning in Judge J. S. BicknellV
court, was continued until 10 o clock
Tuesday morning because the chief wit
ns for the prosecution failed to appear
this morning. He was arretted on the!
affidavit of John Tattoo. '
School Board Allows Month's Bills, j
The school board had a meeting last.
t,r teaohers ami janitors. They aUo
agreed Upon a regular meeting place for
die coming vear. which will le the sup-'
rrintendenls otfiee in th-i high school
With Only Two Shopping Days
Left Merchants Expect
Biggest Trade Colum
bia Ever Had.
STORES OPEN AT NIGHT
Free Deliveries Arc Constantly
on the Go and People
Carry Many Pack
Merchants of Columbia report the big
gest Christmas business they have had
for years. In the last two or three
years Christmas shopping has been ma
terially reduced because of depletion of
money values, but this year is found a
revival of the old Christmas buying
spirit which is showing itself in the sales
of every business house in Columbia.
With but a single exception every local
merchant says that he is experiencing
the best, or one of the best, Yuletide
seasons that he has ever had.
Just two days are left to finish the
Christmas slwpping. Local merchants
believe that the next two days will wit
ness the biggest retail Christmas trades
tint Columbia has ever bad. Beginning
with tonight most of the downtown
' stores will be open nights for the re
mainder of the week. The shoe stores
, and ladies furnishing houses will not be
open evenings except Saturday.
According to word -received from the
Retail Merchants' Association it is be
lieved tliat this year will be the biggest
that the Columbia merchants have ever
experienced. In some lines of goods,
stock has been completely depicted but
rush orders have been sent out and an
ample supply of goods is expected to be
on hand for the two final days of the
Free deliveries are made. Where one
trip hitherto was ad.-qvutte, it is now
necessary to make others to deliver the
Christmas goods ""bought early to avoid
the rush." Not only are the deliveries
overloaded but many persons are carry
ing their bundles borne. The floor
space of the stores are filled with shop
pers looking for appropriate gifts while
under their arms can be noticed many
Now and then the aisles become so
congested (bat it is necessary for one to
gradually push himself along to get to
the counter be wishes. In the rush and
congestion, elbows bumping and feet
mashed, a stir is noticed as someone
lias bumped into the passing crowd and
tbi many bundles are scattered on the
floor. A kind person stops and restores
the lost bundle to the woman and she is
lost again in the crowd.
Children fill the aisles around the toy
department. Their countenances betray
many a wish and one can notice that
!). h,n,U i.r!it and hev clutch the
coin they hold a little harder. They see
the thing b-y want and as the clerk
takes the coin lie notices it is warm
and can almost feel the heat of the
cliild's pulso in the coin.
Both the Scott Book Store and the
Missouri Store report an unusual sale of
fiction this year. Among the list of
popular writers are James Oliver Cur
wxiod, Zane Grey, Mary' Roberts Rine
hart, and A. S. M. Hutchinson. Hutch
inson's "This Freedom," and Mary noo
erts Rinehart's "The Breaking Point"
are the best sellers of the season. Both
stores aKo report an unusual number
of magazine subscription sales, tliei
American, American Boy, and Good
Housekeeping being the most desired
magazines for gifts. One of die stores
reported that this had been the best year
it had ever had in the sale of children's
books. The Every Child's Series, com
posed of books of a serious nature, but
written for the understanding of a child,
have had a large sale this year.
For the more serious type of reader
H. C. Well's "Outline of History," still
holds the front rank. The biography of
Theodore Roosevelt by William Roscoe
Thayer "has also sold well this year.
All local merchants dealing in men's
furnishing goods report that this has
been an unusually good season for buy
ing. The cold wave has greatly in
creased the number of sales of wool
mufflers and Travelo swieaters. Leather
land bags, shirts and neckwear have
been the chief articles of purchase this
season. Bath robes, overcoats and fur
caps have been selling well.
Brilliant combs, beads and novelties
seem to fie tne most aesirea guts lor
women, according to the merchants deal
ing in ladies' furnishings. A larger
amount of blankets have been sold this
An electric shop reports a large num
ber of sales of curling irons, washing
machines, waffle irons and vacuum
Lester Baily in Columbia.
Lester Baily, who received his A. B. in
1920 and his Master's in 1921 from the
University, is in Columbia on his way
to Ann Arbor, Mich, to attend an annual
meeting of the Geological Society of
America. He is now working for his
Doctor's degree at Yale.
Marriage License Obtained.
A marriage license was granted today t
lo Frank Alexander and Miss Lennra.iions for the position of football coach.
I Powell, both of Harrisburg.
What Shocking Treatment!
Wichita,. Kan., Dec. 21. Gus
Pearson, baggage master at the
Missouri Pacific railway station
lien- has a "shocking" method of
getting rid of loafers. His deal: is
just the right height to encourage'
one to rest his elbows comfortably
upon it. Cus drove six nails in the
desk to form a rectangle, but even
lliis did not prevent llw most hard
ened from parking thereon. Gus
resorted to a bundle of wire and
an electric switch. Its shocking,
but true and effective, the station
ARE ACTIVE IN PICKING
ON WOMAN VICTIMS
B CwLJwi Pint turn. Copyright 9).
Viena, Dec. 21. Blackmail, accord;
Inv In In rnlifi Yii Wnmo j enmrnnn.
Dlace in the UDDer circles of Viennese
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resorted to clucfly by the demimonde.
wh extorted money from some respect
able middle-aged man by theateningL to
tell his wife. The blackmailer is a man.
geenrally a jioor aristocrat or joblessl'P'os've,
nnifTnna1 man Tli virtim la In wif
or daughter of one of the multimillion
aires. Not a week passes hut that some beau
tiful, fur-coated woman does act call
upon a certain high police official to
beg for help against one of the new
blackmailers. They are generally ad
vised to see a good attorney before taking
direct action. Exposure means ruin and
a capable lawyer can frequently settle
the, affair on a lump sum basis.
Recently the wife of one of Vienna's!
richest men met a well-known artist.
These are hard days for even famous
artists, and this one needed money. II;
invited the woman to his studio. She
came twice and both times he employed
witnesses lo observe her entrance and
her departure and to count the hoursbc
tween. Then one day in a discreet little
cafe he told her frankly all about il and
informed her that his price was 50,000,
000 kronen otherwise he would inform
her husband. She paid.
T O (W VCWCTfr 'r0" ,Wrre P 'Tttd h 'ett!tnslmen fJ ", found guihy of speed -
IjVOO J1 I VyJvjJJil1'! 'e trial yesterday. , ing, have been declared mentally incom-
Cross-examination of Robert Officer,
i, r r- c i o f t bookkeeper at the Lester mine and one
Donarlw Can Scarcely Speakoflhein;nKhoescapej ie
Condition Not Alarm-
Br Veiled Pren.1
Lomkw, Dec. 21. Premier Bonar Law
of Groat Britain was reported today to
have almost entirely lost tin use of his
voice astlic result of a severe cold.
The prime minister's condition, bow
ever, is said to be "not alarming.'
TOWED TO PORT
Aft" ?? Pa"'8 at he CrT Is
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IVevv 10RK, Dec. 21. The schooner
Rosa Frclita of Tampa, Fla., is sclie -
duled to arrive here today
in low ol the
steamer, President Garfield, after being
78 dap at sea.
The schooner, its crew suffering
from thirst and hunger and flying dis
tres signals, w:as picked up 50 miles off
Ambro-e light. The Rosa Frelita left
Axim. Africa, October 3.
ROTARIANS TO HAVE PARTY
Rotary Anns Will De Guests at
Christmas-New Year Dinner.
The Rotary Club will have a Christmas-New
Year dinner and entertainment
Friday, December 29, at the Daniel
Boone Tavern. The Rotary Anns, the
wives of Rotarians, will be guests. The
program committee has planned a num
ber ,of stunts and Santa Claus will bring
C IL Rollins, Jr., talked to the club
at its regular luncheon today on "Mu
nicipal Bonds." Albert Davies, a Ro
tarian from Gull Port, Mi's., was a
DIES AFTER LONG
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Jonn II. Jones Had iMot iieen ADiei
to Work Since June 28.
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John D. Jones, 601 North Eighth
street, died at 3:30 o'clock yesterday
afternoon of a complication of diseases.
lie had not worked since June 25, re-
maining most of the time in bed.
Funeral services will be held at the
Christian Church at 2:30 o'clock to
morrow. Mr. Jones leaves his wife;
four sons: Tucker, Ed, E. D- Jr., and
Robert; and two sisters. Mrs. Ed Keene
of Columbia and Mrs. W. E. Crosswite
BODIES OF AVIATORS FOUND
Plane of Colonel Marshall and Lieu
tenant Wedden Burned.
Br VmXtai Prfiu
Tusco, Ariz, Dec. 21. The bodies
of Col. Francis Marshall and
Charles Wedder, army aviators, were
lound today at Indian Uasis, a hamlet i
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The bodies were bumeaVand the air-
plane was , , of charred WTeckage. ,
tn AnnU- tnr Inl. , WUrnntln .
Madison, Wi Dec. 21 Athletic au-
thoritirs here are flooded with applica-.
i At least thirty men hare applied.
WAR IN ITALY
mir. A C.4 I I ,
When Bomb Is Thrown at
Group of Fascisti
ATTACK POPULIST PAPER
Also Make Attempt to Invade
Office of a Liberal News
paper Former Lead
By i'lUteJ FttiUj
home; uec. Zl. u-rrilla
similar to that in Ireland broke out be -
Hcen tiKi-u dM thPlr PInents
parts sl Italy today.
A bomb thrown, into a group of Fa-cis.
- !." lneppo wounded twrnt)-four per -
-. .i " . .-...if . vvsa. . at-a a a a m i mi
sons, tnree seriously A lormer rasci'ti
reader was alleged to have hurled the
A Naples group of Facili attacked a
Populist newspaper because of its anti
Fascisti attitude. The office was dam
aged. The Fascisti also attempted lo in
vade a Liberal newspaper ofBce.
STATE RESTS CA iN
HERRIN MASSACRE TRIAL
Defense Will Call Its:Witnesses to
the Stand Tomorrow Morn
ing. Mariom, III, Dec. 21. The state's case
against the five union coal miners ac -
cused ol murdering Howard llollman
during the Herrin massacre last June
was rested at 2:05 u. m. todav.
rirruil litrln. D P flflrlurll mm.
diately ordered adjournment of court un- meeting to take up things left undone by J"0" V u Z r T ""k
til tomorrow morning when counsel for the conference of November, 1921. P""f rad;, J "!? b"!"ch
the defense will call their witnesses to ", f ,hc '", um, near, ". cm!"
the stand. .THREE FOUND MENTALLY -and will run southward to the junction
Frank Kirby was the last state wit-j UNABLE TO DRIVE CAR J"" " a"d ,he "l
ness to testify. Kirby told the jury of . x. , , 7T 77 . " .
...; mt. ri,ri m. t ,i. A.t J. . i"ew 'ian in Detroit Requires an A motion was passed authorizing the
seeing Utis Llark. one ol the delendantsl ? . .. , , - , . ,.,,., ,
- iS. w. . ,k. i .. . i i Examination for Breakers of clerk to advertise for bids on the con
on his way to the Lester mine at day-' Sn. ,w. ., . . . .. .. ...
breck on June 22.
Murders perpetrated along the road
"ilaat June in which three union and
Ltwentv non-union coal miners were,
W-d, was conrimed - br - - evunsel - for - de - -
lm:. . . . . , , ,
Officer, weaned by the ordeal he ex -
perienced Tuesday, when he was kept
ou the witness stand from the opening
of court until adjournment late in the
afternoon, was refreshed when he took
the stand yesterday morning.
He had described his experiences at
the mine during the battle with the mob
of mWi of union men, of surrendering
under a flag of truce, and of
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examination throughout the afternoon,
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ficals irf throwing a squad of armed
t'diiiuiicu aiuuiivi mi. , .wi ..vv,.
however, did he break or was tha value
of his testimony destroyed.
LIBRARY GETS NEW DOOKS
2 From South America Included in
12 Gifts Received.
The following new books have been
cataloged in the University Library:
"Experiments in Field-Plot Technic for
the Preliminary Determination of Com
parative Yields in the Small Grains" by
John Lewis Stadler, a gift of the au-i
thor; "Manual for Physical Training "
Ii:l. C.kt- I... Mt&emTri Pi. -njrtmi-nt
nf Education: "Phvsical Training Di-
. , . -r j
W" a'rift of Minister of Foreign Af-
(fairs in Venezuela,
i "Historia de la Universiilad de Buenos
Aires," by Agustin Juan Garcia, a gift
.of the University ot lluenos Aires; i
Ruta de Don Quixote," by Ruiz -Mar-
Itinez; "Am Jahrhundert Ende," by Max
"u nui (..... , i
.,,. i,.iv,tive lrade irain-
irV" -TrXi's de Car:...-ng .- will rnect tlie debated of
:. n.. PMi.hin C... bv Rav F.iar asnant prolessor ol the University,
Kun5. -fundamentals of Accounting."
I Houghton, by W. M. Cole and A. E.
I Cpjdfs; "Ranchman's Recollections
Breeders Gazette, by Frank ?. Itast-
"Newv-r Knowledge ot ISutn
by Elmer V. McCoIlum.
THE REV. A. M. ROSS IS DEAD
Was Former Minister at Boonville
The Rev. A. M. Ross died at 1:45 last
night at the home of his father-in-law,
M. C. Proctor, county treasurer,
ZL' ";,7"';n J
me iut. ". -s.
held at the home at 2:30 o'clock tomor
NV.rlv four vears ago the Reverend
Ros. had an attack of influenza.
(illness resulted in various complications
hich the doctors were uname 10 uiag-
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nose certainly and which lmaiiy resuii-
l in his death. During this period of
nlJM , cMombi.
Mr. Ross was a mis-ionary Baptist
minister, and previous to his iUnr oc-
rnpieil pu'p" in Boonnllr and winow.
rvived by his wife and by
lo. He is su
i brothers and tisters in North Carolina,
Born on Christmas
Ago, She Recalls Old Slave Days;
To have been born on Christmas day
is tlia fortune of Ellen Brown, an old
( negniLoI the slave days. She is 63 years
old, and remembers all the great events
f the University from the time of lay-
ing of the cornerstone of Switzler Hall,
-That's the day I com.- to C'lumbia
I 'member, it was on a Monday. They
jwas layin the cornerstone of Science
, nail; awitzler, they call it now. ihey
was a big time that day, I tell you.
Cov'ncr Brown come over in a coach.
It was Mav in live vear o' '72.
"I kill 'member llie day when Gen'I
Lyons come to git ole Pap Price down
I at Itoonville everybody called him
I Pap; he va a Rebel genr'l, that'e what
j they called em then. They come up the
! river in a big boat an' bombarded ol'
' ''aP Price's house. Then they had the
battle out at
worked for Doctor
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Rorah Makes Request lo Hard-
ing for World Confer-
ence in U. S.
8 Vatted Prist.
W tsmvcTO'v, Dec. 21. A move to re-
quest President Harding to call a : world., . of lw new
economic congress in addition to the pro-1 . .,.. ,. , ., . , ,iW ,.
' povd world disarmament conference was
made today hy Senator Borah when he
imjoJucej an amendment lo the Senate
irav,i appropriations bill, now before the
The Borah amendment would take the
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n n T, T be received ud until 4 o'clock on Mon
Detboit, Dec. 21-Three persons, two, . t.., i .j -.. i , i
' petent to drive automobiles, according
i to a report made to Judge Charles L.
The report was made by Dr. A. L'
Jacebor. citv Dsvchiatrist. who was called
j upon yesterday lo examine ten persons,
7nd oS s'mling' ,umlcr a"Z
J plan that all guilty speeders must be
given a mental test. .
rormer .vnssourians nam x.arger
Entertaining the members of the state
lesislalure from Jackson Countv in Kan-'
s (;, recently, the legislative com'
mittee of the University- of
Alumni association told the legislators
- "'e L""" !"9. ,he.,.r" ""'charges against Attorney -General Daugh-
rual appropriation ol six middle-western
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states, and urged that the. 1923 budget
be increased proportionalelv. The argu-
b WiUm K j, A .R ;.
rf w AIumn( ,,.,,. and Rob.
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ing lawyers in Kansas City.
According to their facts the University
ol -Missouri, receiving 4.il5,yw every
two years, rates heiow me universities
of Kansas. Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and
Michigan. The average salary paid to
the teaching staff here is lower than in
the University of Illinois, Iowa State
College, University of Iowa, and the Uni
versity of Nebraska.
Team Will Meet Debaters
of California High School.
Ihe l.nlumht.1 lliff 1 Swhnr neatly
California High School at 7:30.oclock
the hiah school
Tl n,.mn f.,r H,h.i- I.,
IJ,,lvl. ih il,- m.r.mmi slwvl,l
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own and operate the coal mines of the
The Columbia debaters are:
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tiiEiR FIRST SNOW STORM
Two btudents rrorn South America
Enjoy Sight. ' wntn people oi otner waies onginaim, ,n Uoone and Ullaway counties nave
Rafaef de la Espriella "and Miguel Tcxan d!dn't come mm "'I adPIe- been divided into four groups and every
Franco. University students from Co- 0 "J"1"1' ? Kepresentative J. T. 6fth Sunday each group holds a con
lombia, South America, and twelve .Stroder of the next .Texas legislature nti0n. Gatherings have already taken
Stephens College girls from Shreveport, I ""1Is he ,rorId' ? lT ?nd; P'a at Sturgeon. Iiartsburg and Mc
La., saw real snow- for the first timeiP''t ld wnh the official seal of Ba!nr.
in their lives Saturday night. ' 1" State of Texas. . On Friday, the opening day of the con.
"It is a curiosity to us, to see the
but at the same time it is very
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beautiful. We ncr hare it in Colom-1
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Farm Bureau Film Shown Tonight.
Tk Farm Rnmm xtnk)n deDaUTl .
- U. mniinT nlrliirf nf farm life
jg o,, :n various towns.
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JV, n;,t the picture was shown at
Harrisburg and tonight it is bing shown
M. U. Graduates Here for Holidays, i
MUs Bell Andrews and Mis Maryt
Jarvis, both graduates of die University,
and both teachers in Birmingham, Ala,
(will spend the holidays with their par-
Day, 63 Years
then president of the University, for
Judge Bliss, Professor Schweitzer, and '
i Doctor Tracey.
-But ol prre'dent Read slidn't the
boys treat him mean! One night they
ol rockaway buggy down to
the creek, and when they got there, ol" j
man Read stood up in the buggy an'i
said, 'All right, boys, now you can pull.
me back. lhey didnt know- tliat he'
was in it a talL"
The night that the old Academic Hall
linrnnl Aunt Klton w. tW .
"It was the prettiest sight ever 1 see, I '
tell you. All them flames comin' out o' J
the window. Afterwards, the ol
buildin' reminded me of a skeleton.
"The boys ain't nothing to wliat tlry
used to be. They would git ol' Doc
Laws horse, and paint it up like a
zebra, or shave
it and make it like a
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City Council Authorizes Con
struction at Special
The Gty Council, in special session
j , uhm1ul hv E. I. Mr.
Caustland, dean of the School of En
gineering. The longest of the new lane will
start at the corner of Lakeview avenue
and Fay street on the northern edge of
town ami Will nin
and will run in a southeasterly
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House Acts Against Representa-
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I Br UilI trtu.
TtASimcT0N, D. C, Dec 21. The
House Judiciary Committee took action
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lion against Representative Keller, Re
nuhlicfln. of Minnesota, hreause nf his
j jef janj refUSaI to appear and give testi-
, : SUDDOrt of his impeachment
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chairman Volstead to appoint a sub-
committee "to make an investigation as
to what action, if any, should be taken
in connection with the conduct nf Mr.
Keller toward the committee and toward
the House of Representatives," in the
consideration of the bill of impeach-
,f ,hc cornmilee conclud( as i$ forc.
cast, that it has the power to subpoena
a member of Congress, Keller may be
given a final chance to appear, and if
he again refuse, it is probable he then
will be cited for contempt and recom
mendation made that he be given "ap
propriate disciplinary action" before the
bar of the House.
The Judiciary Committee will start its
own hunt lor evidence on the Keller
Michigan, and Johnson. South Dakota
ciwjiccs. iiciiirsrniamcs nwu.u.i,i
republicans, have been asked to appear
'hen in support of charges they made in
the House some months ago to the rf-.
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feet that Uaugherty has been lax in
prosecuting war grafters. Both Lon.
.grrssmen have signified their willing'
n- 0 appear.
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Texans Didn't Come From Tadpoles '
Either, Representative Says.
By Vuui Pnu.
Dillas, Tex., Dec. 21. ,o matter
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I duce in the coming session of the leg-
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- wi l drclirr trial iMH-trreT tne rest oi ine .
1 world came from nowhere into here1
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Texans are not descended from little
witTtrTtaik- nor are thev reLifed to a DCS.
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J. R. Reddick Marries Slary Scott.
James R. Reddick of Columbia and
Miss Mary Scott of St. Louis were mar
ried by Rev. W. S. St. Clair at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. Mr. Reddick is connected
- i,h the Malo Heating and Plumbing
Co. The bride is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. T. Scott of Bromley, Mo.
Mr. and Mrs. Reddick wUl nuke their
home in Columbia.
iTREATY WITH .
U. S. EXPECTED
BY THE TURKS
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I Private Agreement With
Angora Government Con
cerns Freedom of
TO ARRANGE CONVENTION
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AllieriCa OllllI CC FlaCCd III 3
Privileged Position as It
Already Has With
B f Vmiled Prtiu
Lomx, Dec. 21. Turkey expects th
United States lo sign a private treaty
with the Angora government regarding;
freedom of the Straits, according to an
Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Lau
According to this correspondent. Am.
bassidor Uuld will proceed at the ear
liest possible moment to arrange a con
vention of the United States with tlm
Kemalists. Child, he states, already lias
discussed the proposition with Ismet
Pasha and covered the question of the
right of American ships in time of war
and, of peace to pass through the straits
of the Dardanelles adn the Bosporus.
-This would put America in a privi
leged position similar to that already en
joyed by the United States through its
separate treaty with Germany," the cor
Leipsic Court Dismisses De
VrntttJ Pratu '
Berlin, Dec. 21. The supreme court
of Lvipsic in a secret session today dis
missed ninety-three "war-ginlt cases
tried in accordance with the Versailles
Treaty. Generals von Mackension, Ton
Llnsingen. von Buelow, von Gallwiu and
von Dickut and Professor Coetz wero
among those cases wbich were dropped.
Many witnesses were heard but pro
ceedings were "trictly private and Ai
Bed representatives were not present.
The court declared the defendants had
been proved neither absolutely guilty nor
innocent ol crime against oerman law.
Seven hundred and seventy-one cases are
WOSIAN MUST HANG FOB
MURDER OF HER HUSBAND
Appeal of Mrs. Edith Thompson and
Her Lover for New Trial Is
Br Vtuttd Prnu
London, Dec. 21. Mrs. Edith Thomp
son must hang for the murder of her
husband, Percy Thompson. She was
found jointly guilty with Frederick By
waters, her lover.
The chief justice today dismissed tli
appeal by Mrs. Thompson and Bywaters.
They had previously been found guilty
of murder and sentenced to death.
! JUSTICE TAFT
I Former President Removed to
' His Home After an
IWasiiimiton. Dec. 21. Chief Justice
Taft of the United States Supreme Court
is recuperating at his home here today
'ron a erious operation performed ser
al ays ago
ai days ago.
Taft was removed to his home yester-
I" '"m wuciu. nosy...., hjv..u.
staled. 1 he operation was lor gall stones.
secrecy .urtuunu. .a... ..mess.
I CHURCHES CONVENE DEC. 29
Baptist Groups Will Meet In Cen-
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Li"'e Bonne Femme Association of
Boone County Baptist Churches will be
held at the Cenlralia Baptist Church
December 29 to 31. All Baptist churches
,ention. the Rev. W. L. Dorgan will
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uirifu ine lie, j. r. ,uuic -win
' speak on "The Church a Lighthouse";
The Rev. S. Denton on "The Church a
Publishing House"; the Rev. S. S. Keith
on The Church a Training Camp"; the
Rev. I D. Haigli on The Church and
Prohibition"; and the Rev, Samuel F.
Taylor will preach on The Church tho
Saturday afternoon will also be devot
eil to the same topic.
On Sunday afternoon Fred Dixon will
speak on The Duty of the Church to
Her Young People." Several other ad
Ires-es will lie delivered.
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