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UNIVERSITY M1SSOURIAN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1908.
Eight Rules Laid Down As
First Aid to Holiday
START YOUR PRESENTS EARLY
Care Necessary in Addressing
the Package and in
"Fir-t aid to Santa Clans" instruc
tion Ii.i' Ih-i'Ii issued by (lie express
companies for tin mid.iwe of persons
intrmlin to -vuA Christinas presents
If uiu follow tin- iii-tructions to the
Jotter, not only will your friends have
tin- presents on m-iuI tliem on Christ
mas inorniiijr. but unless all the rules
of mathematics and logic go wrong,
vou'll get yours also.
"Do it now,' is the first principal laid
down for the Santas by the carriers.
Resume of Rules.
A ie-ume of the instructions follow-.:
1. Ship package eaily. today .if
po, ible. 'Hie express company will
he ou a small label to paste on the
package leading "Do not open until
Uiri-tnias." This will insure the
package reaching its destination before
ChrNt mas and the additional pleasure
to the recipient of the gift of having it
J. Use wooilen boes for packing.
It may co-t a few cents more, but the
danger of loss or damage is very much
redmed. True, if the shipment is lost
or damaged, the express company will
y. for it. but that will give jour friend
:t. Write the addre-s in full, county,
sticet and number on the boK with ink
or crajon. Tags are frequently torn o..
4. If j on want to prepay the charges,
write the word "l'aid" in large letters
on the package.
.". Insist on a leceipt. and ee that
ilu amount paid is on the receipt and
alue of the package declared thereon.
fi. Write j our own address in full
somewhere on the package, following
the prefix Fiom , and inclose
si .aid in the package liearing you own
address, that you may be notified in
the event of loss of consignee's address.
7. Use strong wrapping paper, not
newspaper, if not convenient to ship
in 1hcs. and tie with a strong cord.
5. If package contains anything of a
perishable nature, write the word '-Perishable"
in large plain letters on the
lo or package, to insure special atten
tion for its delivery.
ST. PIERRE RESIDENTS
DEMAND FREE SCHOOLS
Citizens of French Islands Wave Ameri
PARIS. Di-e. 1."). Temps pub
lishes a despatch from St. Pierre, Mique
lon. the French islands on the coast of
Newfoundland, saying that there has
Wen a big manifestation in St. Pierre
in fax or of free schools. The movement
was created by the Clerical party. The
people got out of hand and made their
uav to the house of the governor, where
they raised aloft the American flag.
Then thev marched to the American con
sul's office. The consul was not in the
office at the time, and the crowd went to
the residence of the American official.
The consul, however, could not Iks seen,
and the crowd took it out in singing
-The Marsellaise" and crying "Vive
1-Ameri.pie" and "Vive la Liberie."
The trouble grow out of the old ones
tiou of Church and State, and an effort
that is being made to establish a clerical
or free school in St. Pierre. The colonial
Cov eminent has refined to permit tins
and todav two of the professors, who are
.tron-dv "supported by the Clerical party
here, were taken before court and fined
10l frances each. The demonstration
as a protest against this action on the
,rt of the Government. It is under
stood that the Colonial governor has
taken the matter up with the French
Government and has promised to let the
people of St. Pierre know what can le
Old Football Star Here.
Harrv T-irue, R. S. in C. E.. '07, and
the Tiger center on the W, team, at
tend the inaugural ceremonies last
week. He is now employed by t lie
..oxernment on the coast and geodetic
Turvev and las recently been trans
ferred from Rockland. Me., to He
West Fla. His wife who formerly was
Mi Maliol Moore and a student of
the University accompanied him here
and they were the guests of Dr. and
Mis. W. L. Howard.
The University Missourian telephone
numbers are: department office. 377:
news room, 274; business office. 714.
TAFT WILL VISIT
Plan Has the Approval of
HAS KEEN INTEREST IN WORK
Will Leave Charleston, S. C,
Probably Last Week in
WASmXUTOX, Dec. I.",.- President
Elect Taft contemplates, a isit to Pan
ama lM-fore his inauguration. This visit
is approved by President Roosevelt and
Secretary Root. While it has not leen
finally detei mined upon. Mr. Taft has
announced that it was his inclination
to go. Should this lie his final decision
he will leave Charleston, S. C. probably
the last week in January for a trip
which will coer approximately twenty
May Stimulate Work.
There are many reasons, in .Mr. Taft's
Wew. why his trip to the isthmus would
be of decided advantage to the ad
vancement of the canal pioject. Pres
ident Roosevelt's visit proved .1 decided
stimulus to the work: the three visits
which Mr. Taft has made a eeretary
of war all were of advantage; there are
constantly arising and accumulating
many minor tangles of administration
and eontlict of authority which the
piesence of the president or the presi
dent-elect might make possible of elim
ination with little difficulty.
Mr. Taft feels that this is practically
his only opportunity to visit the Isth
mus during the forthcoming term as
president. He has not only a keen in
terest in the work, but an intimate
knowledge of the details of the situa
tion and with the personnel of those
conducting the operations there. The
visit would put him in direct personal
contact with the situation, and giv
him a clear idea of the method of pro
cedure being employed in the work.
Only One Objection.
The only objection to the expenditure,
which has lieen pointed out by careful
students of the laws and constitution
is. that pending the official declaration
of Mr. Taft as president-elect by the
action of the electoral college and his
inauguration as president, there is no
constitutional or legal provision for the
substitution of any one close in the
event of anything happening to him in
Panama. This objection is not regard
ed as of sufficient weight to detain Mr.
Taft from a journey which is regarded
as essential to the success of one ot
the big enterprises of his administra
tion. The news of this trip followed a con
ference with President Roosevelt ami
again at the White House at luncheon
and later with Secretary Root, with
whom Mr. Taft passed most of the
afternoon. Further details of the Roosevelt-Root
conference were not made
known beyond the statement by Mr.
Taft that the selection of hi cabinet
was thoroughly discussed.
LTUUOKALANI IS HERE
Seeks Indemnity for Lands Confiscated
by United States.
WASHINGTON". Dec. IV Kx-Queen
l.iliuokalani of Hawaii, accompanied by
Prince and Princess Kalanianaole ami
her secretary. Aimoku, have reached
Washington from Honolulu. Hawaii's
former ruler is here to appear In-fore
Congress and urge the passage of
Delegate Ix.ilanianole's relief bill to in
demnify the queen for certain landn
which were confiscated by the United
States. Ceorge R. McClell.in of the
Honolulu Chamlier of Commerce, says
that Queen Lilitiftkalani negotiated a
mortgage on her Hawaiian home to fi
nance her trip to Washington. She
contends that at the time the hinds
were confiscated the icriod of occu
pancy by American troops in Hawaii
property of the crown yielded an in
come of $511,000 a year.
Library Week at Columbia.
The officers of the Missouri Library
Association met in Columbia Thurs
day and outlined a program for the
ne.xt annual meeting of tne Association.
Reside the general topics for discussion,
there will be one session devoted to
colege problems, and one to the prob
lems of the small library. The omcers
plan also for a library institute to be
held in connection with the State meet
ing, making an entire week given to
librarv problems. Tuesday, Wednes
day and Thursday will Ik devoted to
the library institute; Thursday night.
Friday and Saturday to the meeting
of the Missouri Library Association;
Thursday night an address will "be de
livered by some distinguished speaker
under the auspices of the association.
President Sees Skit at the
Annual Gridiron Club
SOUVENIR IS A STEAM-ROLLER
'Auditor" Rings Up Dollar
a Word As the Chief
WASHINGTON". Dee. 1.V- At the an
nual fall dinner of the Gridiron Club,
hehl at the New Willard Sergeant Cor
wilt led into the room four soldiers in
battle-worn uniforms, all that were left
of the political army of l'.MIS.
"Sergeant, call the loll of your com
pany," ordered President Henry. The
roll call proceeded:
"Amoiig the niisiiig."
"Still pursuing the enemy."
"CorHral "Pete Hepburn."
"ltiishw hacked dead on the field of
"Color Sergiiint Hitchcock."
"Here with the colors. aNo with the
"Private Yon Yoiion."
"Kscnped without a scratch."
"Sergeant .lint Watson."
"Killed while riding on the Indiana
"Private .lohn Dalell."
"Present, but in a bad way."
The Taft Song.
Kaily in the dinner the quarette sang
its Taft song. Here is the first verse
and the chorus, to the tune of "Yip,
My Addy. I A."
One night List November, as we well
Republicans s.it up and laughed.
Their campaign perfected, they all had
A big brainy fellow named Taft:
And now we are busy, all asking
Who is he
Selecting for hi- cabinet?
We hate to confess it. we really can't
So what is the answer we get?
Yip, my caddy. I say, I say.
Yip. my caddy. 1 say.
Who will lie in the cabinet?
Taft can tell, but he will not
Yip. my caddy, I say, I say
We're all of Us golfers today:
If we want to lielong.
We must sing him this song:
Yip. my caddy, hooray.
In addition to the chorus, there was
a "stunt" by the music committee, who.
attired in caps and sweaters, and carry
ing liiiseballs, bat. footballs, golf clubs,
etc.. represented themselves to lie mem
bers of the electoral college. When
asked who was their patron saint, they
replied in unison. "John I). Rockefeller."
"What was the amount of his endow
ment fund?" was asked.
"Twenty-nine million dollars."
"Have we got it?"
One skit was dexoted to President
Roosevelt's African trip. The president
arrived at the dinner at half past 10
o'clock. Shortly afterward the lights
were switched off. and the room left in
complete darkness. The president of
the Gridiron Club announced:
At a Dollar a Word.
"We are now in darkest Africa," and
the room resounded with roars and
growls of wild animals. Presently the
light came up with the lively announce
ment from the dark, "sudden sunrise in
Southern Seiiegambia" and the guests
at the dinner found a tent on which
was a sign. "The Lookout." The tent
stood in the midst of a tropical jungle.
In front there were discovensl an or
derly in khaki and with helmet, a Zulu
chief who stood guard with a spear and
a mysterious person who wore a laln-I.
'Auditor'' and carried a bell punch.
The rattle of a typewriter was heard
within the tent and then a voice say
ing: "Here, secretary, take this:"
Then followed: "Scribblers Maga
zine. New York. Victoria Xyanza.
April 1. The lion is a wild and fero
At that moment it was discovered
why the auditor was in the party. He
registered each word with the liell punch
and totaled the amount at a dollar a
word after each sentence.
Following the recent national cam
paign, the dinner was especially notable
in the exceptional opportunity it offer
ed in supplying subjects for the merry
makers. In an unusual degree the sou
jvenir of the dinner, a miniature steam
I roller, was unique. It drew particular
lattention to Chairman Frank II. Hitch
Icock of the Republican national com
mittee, who was one of the notable
guests. The steam roller was a little
bronze affair with the name T-a-f-t on
the obverse and the gridiron emblem on
the reverse side.
Distinguished Guests There.
The banquet hall at the new Willard
was gorgeously decorated for the oc
casion. Seldom has the work of the
llorist Ik-cii exerted with more telling
effect than was shown in the arrange
ment of evergreens and choice blooms
that characterised the decorations.
President Rooseudt, President-Elect
William 11. Taft, Vice President-Elect
Sherman, E. II. Harriman. the distin
guished financier; Champ Clark, the new
minority leader of the house of repre
sentatives; Vice President Fairbanks
and Governor .lohn Johnson of Minne
sota were among the distinguished
speakers of the evening, but a rule of
the club prevents any report of their
The guests included President Roose
velt. Vice President Fairbanks. Presi-dent-Klcct
Taft, Vice President -Elect
Sherman, Speaker Cannon, Secretary of
the Xavy Xewberry, Postmaster Gen
eral Meyer, Secretary of the Interior
Garfield, Senators Aldrich, Reveridge,
Ronnie, Gallinger, Guggenheim, Heni
enway. Xewlands and Warner; Repre
sentatives Champ Clark, Hughes, Hull,
Humphrey, Ijmglev, Lloyd Lowden, Mc
Kinley, Mann. Dafrell. Moore. Xve,
Stevens. Tawney, Perkins, Ransdell,
Small. Rurleson and Sparkman; Gover
nors Magoon of Cuba. Frear of Hawaii
and Johnson of Minnesota: Secretary
Iieb. Frank II. Hitchcock. Xorman K.
Mack, Charles H. Roynton. Victor Mora
wet, George W. Perkins, E. II. Harri
man and William Roche, all of Xew
York: W. II. Crocker, San Franci-co;
Milton E. Ales. Assistant Secretary of
State Andee. Rrigadier General Clarence
R. Edwards, Professor Willis L. Moore,
chief of the weather bureau; Commis
sioner of Patents E. I. Moore, W. W.
AMI. Raltimore Sun: Sidney W. Dean,
Roston Herald; James Elverson, Jr.,
Philadelphia Inquirer: Conde Hamlin.
Xew York Tribune: W. E. Haskell, Ros
ton Herald: A. F. llolden. Cleveland
Plain Dealer; Lot Lee, Indianapolis
News; Lynn R. Meekiiis, Raltimore
American-Star: George E. Miller. De
troit Xews; W. R. Nelson. Kansas City
Star; Victor Rosewater, Omaha Bee;
John R. Townsend, Philadelphia Press;
E. G. Lewis, Lewis Publishing Com
pany, St. Louis; George H. Ham, Mon
treal, Canada; Frank X. Barksdale,
Pennsylvania railroad; Timothy E.
Byrne, Xew York, Xew- Haven & Hart
ford railroad: William M. Collier min
ister to Spain; Solicitor General Hoyt;
William Pitt Kellogg: Virgil P. Kline;
Cleveland; Interstate Commerce Com
missioner Lane; Ormsby Mcllarg. X'orth
Dakota; Victor L. Mason; Baron von
Rechthofen, German embassy; Dr. Leo
Vogcl minister from Switzerland;
Thomas F. Walsh, Colorado; Dr. Har-
vev Wilev, department of agriculture;
Charles (5. Dawes, Chicago, and Xathan
Frank, St. Louis; George Harrison
Arazicr. II. R. Goshorn. Arthur W.
Sewall. John R. Townsend and Henry
F. Walton, all of Philadelphia.
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dents given are but little known to the gen
eral public. The lives and personal characteristics of the Ladies
of the White House are especially featured. There are dozens of
photographs that make you familiar with everything both splen
did and curious, to be seen about the Mansion and its grounds.
The History of no Court or Palace of any kingdom or coun
try on earth can compare with the charming life about our Na
You should see our History of the White House. Upon re
ceipt of a certificate properly signed by a shoe dealer, showing
the purchase of a pair of White House Shoes for Men or Women,
which receipt must be accompanied by 4c to cover postage, we
will send free of charge, a complete set of the four volumes, or
we will send same for 25c without certificate.
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College of Arts and Science
Courses are offered in
ANATOMY AND HISTOLOGY,
CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY and
HISTORY OF ART,
GEOLOGY and MINERALOGY,
POLITICAL SCIENCE and PUBLIC LAW,
SANSKRIT and COMPARATIVE PHILOLOGY,
Students are permitted, with certain restrictions,
to elect such lines of work as they desire to pursue.
The combined Academic and Medical course and
the combined Academic and Law course may be com
pleted in six years.
For further information, address the Dean of the
College of Arts and Science, Columbia, Missouri.
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
OF THE WHITE HOUSE
IN FOUR VOLUMES
fhe White House is the center of the
many traditions that go to make our
national history truly charming.
And there is nothing that can come
closer to all American hearts than (
History of the White House it
self, telling in type, the secrets of
its inner walls, showing in portrait the
beautiful women and great men who
ive been its tenants.
these four booklets, many of the inci
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