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THE WEEKLY TRIBUNE AND CAPE COUNTY HERALD, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1914.
THE CAPE WEEKLY TRIBUNE
AND THE CAPE COUNTY HERALD
Every Friday by
THE CAPE GIRARDEAU PUBLISHING COMPANY.
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AT CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO., PENDING. , - -
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' FOUR MORE DAYS TILL X-MAS "
There are but four days remaining until this city gives a Municipal
Christmas festival -for the needy. The indications are that it will be a
spectacle never before witnessed by Cape Girardeau. The ladies, as well as
the men who are working unceasingly for the movement, have acquitted them
selves with credit. It has been a big task, but it has been well done.
There will, of course, be many additional contributions before Christmas
Eve, the night when the tree will be illuminated and the presents awarded.
Information at hand indicates that about $150 more will be necessary to give
all of the unfortunate poor in this city a Christmas remembrance and a basket
of food. But this sum will be secured.
Those who expect to contribute and have not yet made their donations,
should do so as early as possible. The food and presents that are to be pur
chased must be bought within the next few days in order that they may be
prepared for delivery on Christmas Eve.
The entertainment at the tree will rival any ever arranged by the great
Christmas festival held annually in St. Louis. . Mrs. A. H. Hinchey, a trained
musician, has selected a fitting program which will be carried out by a great
chorus of-little girls and boys. The tree and the entertainment will be spec
tacular enough to please a city of several hundred thousand, but Cape Gir
ardeau has planned and will give more.
There will not be a poor family in this city who will not have abundance,
both in food and clothing this year. Such a display of generosity is a monu
ment to :.ny city, and it places Cape Girardeau in a class by itself for a town
of this size.
When Cape Girardeau sits down to its Christmas feast this year, there,
v.-'ll not be a vacant chair or a table that is empty. There will not be a single
child without toys and there will not be a widow in sorrow for lack of food
or clothing for her brood. Old Santa Claus has been good to a great many
of us a long, long time, but he will be partial to none this year.
FOREIGN DEMAND FOR FOODSTUFFS.
Exports of foodstuffs for November show an increase of 300 per cent
compared with the exports of November last year, according to figures com
piled in Washington.
The increase of exports is attributed principally to the European war.
While there was a tremendous decrease in the amount of cotton sent abroad,
there were enormous increases in shipments of meat, cattle, corn, oats, flour
and wheat. There was a big decrease in the exports of illuminating and
lubricating'oils, but there was an increase in every article of food.
The exports of corn, which amounted to only $333,903 in November, 1913,
kaned to S1.7r9.in in November of the present year. Oats increased from
$8,150 to $3,900,174; wheat jumped from $3,000,000
canned beef from $23,761 to $1, 353,388. and fresh beef
,684. These are some of the most remarkable gains.
' increase in all other food products.
'i.tc . . -d in these figures is that the American farmer may be
.S market for all the food products that can be grown
- . i ear. For some years exports of such products have
" . i -;: much that there was no demand for them abroad, but
1 led at home to feed the rapidly increasing population.
a- . rit need .of food supplies in Europe the farmers of the
r .r . -r. e no mistake in growing a bumper crop of cereals in
A ' r ' . St. Louis Post-OOispatch, the "high-brows" in Boston
v, linating from the music books taught in the public
' y old darkey folk-lore songs, on the theory that they
the old melodies,, but it will require more than that
cry the folk-lore songs that link this generation with
led. These neffro melodies will live long after the
generation snail rest in forgotten graves.
The songs which the "high-brows" of Boston are trying to forget, liave
brought a tender sentimental regard for the negro. These melodies come
back to us over wasted years, over the dreary deserts of experience, back
across the countless miles, harlowed by associations and of affectionate recol
lections. Such songs as "Old Black Joe," "Way Down Upon the Suwanee River,"
"Old Uncle Ned," "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny," "Watermelon Smilin' on
the Vine," and a score of others just as reminiscent of other days are banished.
Can we forget them? Not in a lifetime, even if we wanted to.
We may just as well try to drive from us the gentler instincts as to erase
from our minds the pretty sentiments that are attached to those songs. "Old
Folks At Home" will appeal to those who come after we have crumbled into
tf st just as it has to us. It was handed down to those who live in this gener
ation as a cherished and hallowed heritage, one that is associated with the
innocent drcarns ef childhood, and mellowed by the chastening hand of time.
As we look back ever memory's dim horizon, there are but a few things
that are not forgotten.. Childhood and old friends are linked together, and
these with the scenes and songs that were familiar then make up the nost
cherished part of youth. Take from this the darkey folk-lore songs and child
hood is robbed of a virtue as sweet as the aroma in the rose and as pure as
the meadow after the summer shower.
TONIGHT IS XMAS TREE NIGHT.
The Municipal Christmas tree is tonight. The city has given liberally
to make the poor glad, and tomorrow will be the happiest Christmas day
in all the history of this ancient city. With he-wants of all the needy satis
fied, even though only temporarily, this should be a day of glad rejoicing.
The army of ladies who have contributed their splendid efforts to bring
joy to the needy, have well earned the grateful remembrance of the poor
and won the everlasting gratitude of the city as a whole.
There has not been a drone among either of the committees selected
by the Mayor, and while those who were unable to devote as much time to
the project as others did, they did all they could and that was good enough.
It is always a blessing to give to charity, but at Christmas time it seems
, more like a solemn obligation. Cape Girardeau has truly distinguished itself
this year. There probabiy isn't another city in the world that has given more
liberally, according to population, than Cape Girardeau.
A municipal Christmas tree is a big undertaking, but it was. not too big
for Cape. Girardeau. The celebration tonight is the first of its kind ever at
tempted by the people of this city," and it is to be hoped that it will be an
event long remembered by those who give aswell as receive.
If the weather is inclement, the pageant will be marred somewhat, but
a riot of the elements jould not destroy the festival. A basket, heaped with
good things to eat, will be presented to every family whose home is now
without Christmas cheer. A stocking filled with toys and candies will be
presented to every child that witnesses tonight's spectacle. .
No one can afford to miss the celebration at the Court House tonight,
because it is going to usher in the merriest merry. Christmas that' this city
ever saw. It is your duty to be present
America's apple crop, at a reasonable estimate this year will approx
imate 50,000,000 barrels. This sized crop would furnish one-half barrel, or 150
tipples, for each member of our population. More Baldwin apples are pro
duced in the United States than any other variety, and the Ben Davis is a
close second. - . -
. H.jG. .Wells, the English writer, fiays that the Zeppelin airships have
proven a complete failure. That's the reason the people of London are going
about in fear and trembling. It is their way of showingj-egret that the Zep
pelins are such a failure as Mr. Wells says they are.
THE OLD SONGS?
SLIPS IN AND
Many Fall on Ice and Three
Persons Are Seriously
ONE MAN GOES DOWN
Lee Lyon is Taken to Hospital
Unconscious Bohnsack and
Yesterday was the shortest day of
the year and incidentally the first day.
of winter, according to the almanac.
It slipped in and out in about nine and
a half hours, and a number of citizens
slipped on the ice before the day was
The sun came up at 7:15 and went
down at 4:42. This city was coated
with ice to greet the rising sun, and
there was enough ice to skid on wher
the shortest day of the year passed
The days will now begin to get
longer at the rate of about two min
utes per day. This will be continued
until June 21, the longest day in the
A score of people fell on the ice yes
terday and at least three were injur
ed. Patrolman Arthur Whitener, while
alighting from a street car on West
Good Hope, fell and severely wrench
ed his left shoulder.
He placed his hands in his pockets
just as he stepped to the ground, and
an instant later, he slipped and fell
to the ground with a thump. The
weight of his body fell upon his left
arm, straining the elbow and shoulder.
He bandaged his injuries, but was able
to continue on his beat throughout tiio
William H. Bohnsack, Sr., slipped
and fell in the court house yard, split
ting his left ear badly. He was jusl
ascending the second tier of steps
when he stepped pon a layer of icr
and fell upon the granitoid. The car
lidge of the ear was severed, the gasl
extending almost two inches. Severa'
stitches were1' taken iri the injure'
member and a large pump on the rer
of his-head was treated by a physi
cian. Lee Lyon, a former resident of th
Cape, is at the hospital suffering frcm
injuries which he received when h
slipped and fell down the steep em
bankment at William and LcrimiV'
streets. He was walking west on Wil
liam street when he slipped on the icr
and before he could find his equilibri
um, he skidded over the edge of tho
walk and down the steep precipice.
The momentum canned him dowr.
the embankment at a terrific pace and
when he reached the bottom he struck
an obstruction which rendered him un
conscious. A pedestrian, who witness
ed the accident, summoned Dr. John
St. Avit and Dr. J. D. Porterfield, Jr.,
who took the injured man to the po
lice station, but owing to the fact that
there were not accommodations thcr
for offering him treatment, Mayor
Kage ordered him sent to the St.
When Dr. .St. Avit reached the in
jured man, he was still unconscious,
but he partially identified him as Lee
Lyon. When Lyon was a boy he was
badly burned on his hip by lime, an
in order to make the identification pos
itive, Dr. St. Avit asked that he bt
disrobed and examined. This was
done and the scars made by the lime
were plainly in evidence.
A short time later, Lyon regained
consciousness' and confirmed the phys
ician's identification. He said the ac
cident occurred so suddenly that he
could not describe how it happened.
He said he was walking west on V:
liam street when he fell. What hap
pened after that he was unable to c
plain. It is presumed that in faliir
his head struck the paved walk, ren
dering him unconscious. While he bore
no serious injury that could be detect
cd by the physicians last night, he wil;
be kept at the hospital until today anc
Lyon reached the city on a vis;
only two days ngo.v He moved his
residency from th Cape several years
ago. - ,
SHE KILLED AGED SPINSTER
Detroit, Mich, Dec 23 Mrs. Caroline
Becker, the aged woman accused
murdering and robbing her friends
and, neighbor, Mis3 Frances Bomholt,
a spinster, more than 60 years old, de
nied her. guilt when arraigned yester
day and declared that the confess'''-"
which she is alleged to have made to
the police was false and that it war
forced from her.
Drainage Men Hold Meeting and
MakeFinaI Plan for Install
The monthly meeting of the super
visors of the Little River Drainage
District was held yesterday afternoon
in the H. & H. Building.
The meeting was for the purpose of
passing upon and authorizing the pay
ment of bills for the previous month,
including pay for the work under the
After finishing the routine business,
the Board took up matters with con
tractors who have not yet begun work
on their contracts, and with the par
ties who have bargained for the bonds
through their representatives who
were present at the meeting.
While nothing definite was reached
concerning the disposition of the
bonds, the impression prevailed that
the bonds would be readily marketable
within a short time, and that money
could be obtained by the use of the
bonds as collateral or that they could
be sold outright, and that in all events
the drainage work would not be delay
ed ,and that the undertaking will be
completed within the time originally
Final arrangements were made for
the immediate installation of the now
machinery onx the Diversion Channel.
Work is expected to begin Fcbruar
and one machine will be on the
grounds ready to assemble within the
next two days.
PROGRESS MADE IN
GOOD ROAD WORK
Otto Kochtitiky Says Jackson
Eoad Gravel Would Reduce
Benefits of Oil.
The reports offered at the monthly
meeting of the Cape Township Special
Road District, held yesterday after
noon in the office of Otto Kochtitz ' "'
indicate grteat progress in the work
of improvement and development of
highways in this particular Eectior, cf
It was shown that recent v. o;k
been deputed mostly to the Bloornflelu
road which is now in good condition,
except for dragging, and all arrange
ments have been made to look a: to.
that feature as soon as the weather
Mr. Kochtitzky, who is cne of th.
officers in the district, and wh.
deeply interested in bringing,thc
country roads to the highest standard,
in an interview with a Tribune repre
"We have been trying to suggest
to the automobile club that with the:
support we would be able to oil the
Jackson road next year, but we havr
found by a test that the benefit of c:l
ing oh the loosely graveled road is no
very great, except to reduce duct, an'
we are inclined to bcliev ethat the ex
penditure of money for that purpose
would be extravagant.
"We may be willing to contribute .-
part of the cost of oiling the road but
have concluded it is hardly justifiabl
for us to spend the whole amount. We
find that oil is best for a read buil
with an asphalt binder, and we cannot
afford that on a country road.
"We intend to improve the rock
levee road during this month, and vi
probably do some new road work next
"Some attention will also be given
to the streets of the city connectin
with the county roads.'
The officers in charge of the District
work are T. H. Lewis, Otto Kochtitz
ky, and F. W. Bertling. Dcnns Scival
ly, county highway engineer, is also
employed by the district and was pres
ent with the three officials at the meet
ing held yesterday.
MAN HAD LETTER ASKING
MISS WILSON TO WED HIM
Boston, Dec. 23 Letters containing
proposals cf marriage to Miss Mar
garet Wilson, daughter of President
Woodrow Wilson, and to Miss JT
Watson, daughter of Congressman
Watson of Georgia, were found pn
Emil' L. Gerardi of Zeta, Mo., whf
Gerardi, who ia 55 years old, said
be was cold and hungry and behaved
. Cards bearing his name announced
that he is a lecturerV on "Christian
Unity on the Sole Basis, cf Love," and
o n"Education of the Child."
Gerardi was sent to the psychopa
thic, Hospital. "
TAXES ARE REDUCED
Bank Has Been Erroneously As
sessed on $217,107.10 Coun
cil Relieves it.
Taxes on property aggregating
$27,107.10 which have been erroneous
ly assessed against the Southeast Mis
souri Trust Company were ordered
discontinued by the City Council last
night. The assessment was made on
stock held by the Trust Company in
Sturdivant bank the Benton Bank and
the Scott County Bank.
This excessive amount was errone
ously given to the assessor by the pe
titioner after it had been assessed
against the different banks by which
the stock was issued, R. B. Oliver, the
company's attorney, told the council.
Senator Oliver addressed the coun
cil in behalf of the Trust Company,
and in explaining the erroi, stated:
"Last April Mr. Miller, the president
cf the Southeast Missouri Trust Com
pany died, and for sometime before
that had been practically unable to
"No successor was appointed until
last June when the Board elected Mr
Deal .He came into the office and dis
covered that the mistake had beer
"The stock of the Sturdivant Bank
the Benton Bank and the Scott Coun
ty Bank are all assets of the South
east Missouri Trust Co., and all o'
these stocks are given in by tl.er'
banks themselves, and to have th
-rfVi r.-r-.m would bo unjust, an''
would be double taxation."
Upon motion of Councilman Kae&s
the petition was received and tut
A petition hied by Otto Kochticzk
asking the reduction of $23,000 from
vhe tax lists, representing dredges ana
other property not legally taxable ii.
the State of Missouri.
Senator Thomas F. Lane appearet
in behalf of the petitioner, and statec
that his request was something zim
ilar to the one presented by Senato
Oliver, except that it was merely
erroneous assessment in toto. He stat
ed that the assessor insisted in put
ting it on tho list and Mr. Kochtitzky
iorrret about it. Mr. Lane said that
the property is situated in the Scat
of Arkansas and was taxed in tha
. Upon motion tnc petition was re
ceived and the request granted.
Upon motion of Councilman Kccs
the clerk was instructed to request tli-'
Water & Light Company to t.Izco
light on Frederick street at the cor
nar of laapie and Walnut, instead oi
at Elm and Ranney as was first or
Attorney Edward Drum appeared ?-
behalf of Ella Wall Ridney and Ell
Drum whose -"remonstrance again?
the contemplated improvements or
Middle street was read.
In support cf his contention, Mr
Drum stated thatere was nothinr
in the plans and specifications offerer'
bv the citv enemeer to show the es
tablished grade as formerly adopted
rnd that the property owners have n'
way of knowing how much their prop
erty will be damaged by changing thr
grade. He also stated that there wa
nothing to indicate the grade nor ih
length of the sidewalk.
City Engineer Stiver, in response tc
Mr. Drum's contentions, stated there
had never been a grade established
until the present time, and that ther'
had been no change in the grade. He
also said that if the attorney did not
know how to read the drawing as he
had prepared them, he had no busi
ness to meddle with the work. Mr
Drum then replied that an engineer
should be able to make drawings tha
could be understood. Mayor Kage wa
compelled to reprimand both men af
ter which they both subsided. Upr-
motion the petition was referred to the
Street & Wharf Committee.
The International Shoe Co., present
ed a remonstrance against changing
the grade of Spanish street, claming
that it would increase the volume of
water in Fearl street, and that u
would empty on the factory-grounds
The matter was referred to th
Street & Wharf Committee.
A report showing that a large num
ber of hydrants in the city were
bad condition, was read to the courciT
an dthe c)erk was instructed to notify
the Missouri Public Utilities Co., that
they must be repaired within thirty
It was ordered that the street com
missioner be instructed to build :
fence along the embankment on Wil-
liara street from Lorimier to the rail
Upon the suggestion of Mayor
Kage, it was ordered that an abstract
of the city's property be made. The
mayor stated that he was confident
that property belonging to the city
had been lost sight of, and that an ab
stract would reveal the location if
such a condition really existed. '
NEWS FROM THE
"A Vanishing Race."
Washington, Dec. 22 Secretary of
the Interior Franklin K. Lane, is go
ing to give the Indians a chance to be
come something fcf consequence on
their own account. His plan, is to
make the Indian a full-fledged citizen,
and to turn him loose to work out his
own salvation. The idea in our gov
ernment that the Ked Man must be
kept on his own reservation, handed
out his rations, and kept constantly
under the thumb of the government is
to be made obsolete, according to Mr.
Lane, and he declares that "the or
phan asylum idea" must be abandoned.
The Secretary proposes to take a few
Indians each year from the different
tribes and make each stand on his own
feet. It may be a long road to make
"good Indians" out of live tribesmen,
bvt Lane never found any job too big,
and since we have waited three hun
dred years to find out what to do with
the Indians, it is refreshing to find a
man at last who has the authority, and
is willing to exercise it, in an effort
to make real men and women out of
these wards. Mr. Lane says thai "our
hope lies in schools for the young
and in casting more and more respon
sibility upon the matured, and letting
them accept the results." He adds that
"the man who can do for himself r
the man to be released." One cannot
read Secretary Lane's report, wh'c
takes up great internal questions, in
-luding conservation, without a fn.'-
conviction that President Wilson Iia-
real statesman in charge of the In
Neutrality at Panama.
Colonel Goc-thals at Panama, rent
shivers through the Washington gov
ernment when he asked for two sub
marines to preserve neutrality at the
Canal. The newly elected legislature
of California is pledged to pr.ss dras
tic legislation aimed against th? Jap
anese, and the yellow men have shewn
in their attacks upon German posses
sions that they are spoil'n? for a
fight. Our weakness is at Panama,
and the Japs know it. They are also
fully advised as to what they are like
ly to get in the way of adverse legis
lation in California. Colonel Gosthals
has undoubtedly found the Japanese
cry annoying, and whatever other
reason may be assigned his purpose
vas doubtless been to protect the Ca
nal against them. The Washington
"Tovernrient is trying to get ahad of
California by passing a general im
migration bill that will cover the Jaj
nanese question, and which at the
same time will not be offensive to the
Prohibition and SuJTrae.
The Democratic leaders in Congress
prohibition and suffrage questions
nay be voted on, express a confidence J
that they have plucked the thorn frorr
the side of the Democratic party. Th'
leaders among the Democrats tc!.'
their individual members to "go it
Tor ihemselve?," and the result har
been comforting to the party, bu
rather disquieting to individuals. Th
same condition has applied equally t'
the Republican membership. It is ex
pected that the partisans of these twe
questions will now give more attention
to killing off individual statesmen, in
stead of throwing javelins at party or
ganizations. Investigations That Do Not Enthuse.
Senator Robinson insists that the
report from Mexico that the Caranza
srovernment paid to United States
Senators $75,000 to bring about the
withdrawal of United States troope,
should be investigated. The Senate
never has taken tha report seriously,
and Senator Smoot thinks it should be
treated as so much "piffle." Senator
Morris is insisting upon an investiga
tion of the Pennsylvania primaries,
an dhe wants to ?et at the truth of
the stories that cartloads of money
were poured into the campaign to
elect Mr. Penrose. The Senate does
not take kindly to this suggestion,
either, a sit is rather against the pre
cedent of things to investigate a win
ner. Still, this thing was dose in hte
cases of Senators Stephenson and Lor
imer, an dthe latter walked the plank
in consequence of having been found
America's Shipments of Sinews of
Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska and
Representative Bartholdt of Missouri
have introduced bills in Congress mak-
GENERAL EDUCATION BOARD
GAVE $525,000 IN MISSOURI
Report Shows Washington Unitersity
Got $200,000 Conditional on Rais
ing ?800,000 More.
New York, Dec. 23 The fourth in
stallment of the report of the General
Education Board, founded by John D.
Rockf eller, was issued today. The in-
allment deals with conditional con
- - -
j ing it unlawful for business concerns
in the United States to contract or
ship to any nation at war, any class
of munition, arms ox armament. In
line withthis same theory that in or
der to maintain strict peutrality the
United States should not permit its in
stitutions to supply the sinews of war,
Charles M. Schwab, president of the
Bethelchem Steel Company, has seed
ed to the request of President Wilson
and Secretary of State Bryan, and has
cancelled an order from Great Britain
to furnish twenty submarines at a net
cost of $350,000 each. American man
ufacturers have been meeting tre
mendous demands from the European
nations for war supplies and equip
ment. All these shipments have gone
to the Allies, since Germany has been
icaccessable to our ships. And while
unwittingly, our aid has been a great
boon to the Allies, Great Britain has
been a perfect pirate in its interfer
ence with American shipping inter
ests, and has overhauled most of the
eargoes originating in the United
States, and in many instances has
prevented delivery of shipments on
the general supposition that they were
"suspicious." The advocates of the
ri.:t?hkock and Bartholdt measures de
clrje that some sort of legislation of
..Ms kind is essential, and they hold
nit that this is quite necessary for the
Congress to pass some such law in or
der to more fully protect and estab
ish the neutrality which our govern
nent wishes to obtain.
A Substitute for "Tipperary."
Josephus the First, Lord of the
American Admirality, more familiar
ly known as the Secretary of the Na
vy, denies that he has forbidden the
singing of that catchy air, "It's a
Long Way to Tipperary" and wheth
er "Tipperary" is against neutrality
or not ,it a pears that a new jingle has
been taken up by the middies. Try it
on the meledeon:
"Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Sol
diers, Such Skill at Sewing Shirts our Shy
Young Sister Susie Shows,
Some Soldiers Send Epistles, Say
they'd Sooner Sleep on Thistles
Than the Saucy, Soft, Short Shirts for
Soldiers, Sister Susie Sews.
Forcing Oranges to Be Good.
The Agricultural Department at
Washington declares that Qrangcs are
not. mature unless the juice ccmti.fs
soluble solids equal to more than 8
per cent of acide in the juice. Gentle
reflection will likely produce an image
of oranges that tasted like chips, but
which from the exterior were all that
cculd be desired. "The "trick of the
trade," against which the federal in
stitution has directed a bulletin, points
out that by a process of sweathing or
exposure in warm, moist air, oranges
arc given the appearance of being O.
K., where as they are in reality so far
jelcw what they should be that ship
lent in interstate commerce is being
The Community Christmas Tree.
Last Christmas Eve a beautiful
ree was placed immediately in front
of the United States Capitol, and a
Christmas festival was held "on the
Japitol plaza. It was the first recog
nition of the "Community Christmas
free" idea, and it was so thoroughly
appreciated -by all who witnessed the
jorgeous spectacle, that Vice Presi
dent Marshall and Speaker Champ
Clark, who control the plaza park,
have consented to its use again this
year. The "Community Christmas
Tree" is a nidea of one of the big
Eastern cities, but it is so pretty a
custom that large and small places all
over the country are adopting it. Try
it in your own town.
Now, Who Is Supposed to Read It?
Of course this is a big country, and
it takes a lot of word3 and a lot of
printing to keep the people informed
as to the affairs of Agriculture. It is
related that once upon a time a man
who clamored for a big job was satis
fied when set to work washing an ele
phant. This may have been a no lar
ger task than to attempt to supply
everybody with something to read but
the Agricultural Department has come
very close to doing it, since, according
to the annual report of the Depart
ment 38,000,000 agricultural bulletins
were distributed during the past fiscal
year. The Superintendent of Docu
ments sold 231,821 documents for $21,
708.76, and the rest of the bulletins
were distributed free.
tributions to colleges and universities,
and shows that Missouri received do
nations totaling $525,000 conditional
on raising of additional sums.
Washington .University, is credited
with $200,000 conditional on raising
$800,000 more; Drury College, $12,000
conditional on raising $525,000; Wil
liam Jewel College, $125,000 condi
tional on raising $375,000, and Central
College,' $75,000, conditional 'on rais