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Was Oniy a Dog, Not Worth
Much, but "Bumbsky"
Loved Him.
Old Man Sees His Pet
Crushed by Car on
Chubbi" i- dead. That is why Gus
tae Billon. Known to students of the
Univer-ity a- "Bumb-ky," is sad ami
refu-c- to talk.
"Chuhbv" was "Bunib-kyV dog. lie
-u,s a small, shaggy, quarrelsome,
woithlc -pecimcii of doghood. But
T.ntnb-kv" loved him a- well as if he
li:ul had the bluest of dog blood in his
a eili-.
"Ihubbv" a fond of barking at
buggies and automobiles. He had been
frequent I v c!ia-ti-ed for this foible.
.a-t vcar lie had a narrow c-capo from
death when he was run over by .lame-.
II. Mo--" automobile. "Bumbsky" res
cued him and tenderly nursed him baek
to life, "Chubby V experience only
.reined to ineiea-e his hatred of the
"liic-buggies." He would bark savage
ly at them as they whized by.
Sevei.il lime-, -inee he has narrowly
mi -d beinu run down. Sunday he be
came more venluic-onic and vindietive
than eer. When a hi;; blue ear dis
tnrbeil hi- -lumber- at liroadway and
Tenth -tieet e-terdav. it was more
than hi- doggih heart eould -tand and
he ru-heil fuiiou-ly at the mon-ter.
-Riimh-kv" -aw the impending trag
edy and ru-hed into the street. The
life had been eru-hed out of hi- pet.
l'eih.ip- the dog wa- not worth
nnieh. but "Bumbsky" loved him. And
('htibbv" loved "Bumbsky." "Bumbs
k" i- old and lone-ome and when you
are old and lone-ome it counts if you
have -otneone to love you. Even if it
i- onlv a dog.
James Ware Tells of Educational
Customs in the Otient.
In a lecture on 'China Remodeling
It- Ciiliation" in the Y. M. C. A.
room- recently. .lame- Ware of Shang
hai, China, a mi ionary, told of co
education in the Orient. "There are
thoii-and- ot voting women in the gov
ernment -chool-. mo-t of them natural
footed, free and emancipated from the
thralldom of the pa-t."' he said. '"Up
to a WW year-! ago mixing of the sexes
wa- unknown."
In -peaking of the Chine-e pre-s, he
"There aie now 200 new-papers ably
and vigorou-ly edited in China. These
hae a large share in the formation of
public, opinion, a change most radical.
They not only bring current- events be
fore the people, but translate and print
article- from Engli-h and American
newspaper-, from the news of the
jue-ident ial election down to the latest
Mr. Ware ha- been a missionary in
China twenty-eight years.
Prof. Pommer's Class Will Entertain
Tomorrow in the Auditorium.
The music students of the University
of Mi ouri. under the direction of Prof,
l'ommer, will present a program at the
a embly hour tomorrow. The program
Piano solo. 'Aufschwung" (Schu
mann). Miss Carter.
Tenor solo. "Fulfillment." Mr. Lake.
Violin solo (selected), Miss Wood
ward. Vocal duet. "I Would that My Love"
(Mendel-sohn), Mis Winscott and Mr.
The Bill to Divide the Judicial Circuit
Passes the House.
M. If. Pemberton reports that the
bill now ponding before the legislature
to divide this judicial di-trict. placing
Boone and Callaway counties in one
ireuit and Randolph and Howard into
aeother. ha- pa ed the house and is
now pending before the senate. If the
bill i- pa ed it will nece itate the ap
pointment of another judge by Gover
nor Hadley to act until the election ot
A Collection of Paintings Here,
l'ranci- 1). Healy. of St. Louis, an
ait dealer, i- exhibiting a collection of
painting- at the Cordon hotel this
week. In the collection are -ome pic
tuie- lnutght by him in Rome. This
morning Mr. Healy visited the exhibi
tion of paintings in Academic hall.
Pleasant Weather Caused
Stay Out-Doors,
Many to
Many took advantage of the spring
like weather to go driving in their
carriages yc-terday. The temperature
wa- exceptionally high for February
weather. It reached (i5 degree-. The
weather foreea-t is: "Unsettled weath
er with probably showers tonight or
Tue-day. Cooler tonight." The tem
peratures for today follow:
i a. in 5." 1 1 a. m.
8 a. m 54 12 (noon)
0 a. m 5(5 1 p. m. ,
10 a. in.
Dean Waters Says There's No
Reason for Going Hatless
in Hallways.
Members of the faculty of the I'ni-ver-ity
of Mi ouri do not agree on the
question of the men -tudciit- removing
their hats while in the hallways of
buildings on the campu-. Here are some
opinions of profes-or- in addition to
tho-e already puhli-hcd in the L'nivcr--ity
Mi ouriau:
Prof. 11. .1. Waters, dean of the De
partment of Agriculture:
"I don't believe there -hould be any
more occasion for a man to take oil"
hi- hat in a hallway than in a railway
-tat ion or any other public building.
If it i- a cu-toni at the University of
Xebra-Ka it i- a unique one."
Dr. E. A. Allen: "I believe it i- a
move in the proper direction. I nlwav
take olT my hat whenever I enter the
lniver-ity of Mi ouri. 1 do not con--ider
the University as I do the Union
Depot. I think it i- conducive to a
higher standard of culture and polite-ne-s
for the men to take oil' their hats.
I am in faor of the move and think
it would be the proper thing for stu
dents to do."
Dr. W. W. Charter-: "fn all of the
iiiiiver-ities that I have ever attended
the hats were worn in the halls. Tt i-eon-idered
as out of door- in mo-t
places. T don't believe it would add
anything to the good name of the Uni
versity for the students to lemove
their hat in the hall-."
Judge J. D. Law Miii. dean of the Law
Department: "The-e customs general
ly accommodate themselves to cir
cumstances. I don't think it's usual
for men to take ofT their hats in the
corridors of public buildings. A large
hotel is an example of this where
there is a decided distinction made be
tween the corridors and halls on the
one hand ami the dining room and par
lor and even the elevator on the other
hand. In a building like our academic
hall with no hat room sufficient to ac
commodate evcryliody, jand with the
student often encumbered with books.
I think the balance of convenience will
be found on the side of not removing
the hat. The matters are the outcome
of customs which always follows tin
least resistance."
No Tea Room Now Where They May
Chat Over Ices and Cake.
Columbia now has no tea room no
place where the University of Missouri
eo-eds may meet while down town for
a chat over their ices or tea and sand
wiches. With the closing of the Wom
an's Exchange recently, also came the
closing of the tea room, a feature that
tends to make shopping a pleasure for
women, especially in the large cities.
"We depended largely on the college
girls for our patronage," Miss Sanders
who conducted the exchange said. "We
had made the tea room in the old
building a very pleasant place. We
served ices and cakes. Many college
girls came. I heard one girl say she
had spent 50 there last spring. But
when we moved we lost their patron
age." Miss Sanders attributes the failure
of the Woman's Exchange chiefly to
the move from the building near the
Cordon hotel to second floor rooms in
the Elvira building.
The Evangelistic Meetings at the
Methodist Church Have Closed.
Seventy-five jier-ons were converted
during the revival meetings conducted
by the Rev. C. M. Hawkins and C. A.
Bull at the Methodist church in Co
lumbia. Accoiding to an agreement
made that the-e nyetings -hould not
conflict with tho-e of the Baptist
church the revival at the Methodi-t
church elo-ed vc-terday.
Mrs. Bell Earhart Dead.
Mrs. Bell Earhart. 023 North Fourth
street, died at the Parker Memorial
ho-pital Saturday morning. Mr-. Ear
hart was fiS years old. Her death wa
due to heart di-ea-e.
Osier's Gift to M. U. is
a Valuable First
'Father of Human Anatomy,"
Vesalius, is the Author
Wood Cuts Used.
The rale book. "l)e Iliimani Corporis
Frabrica." prc-ented to the University
of Mi ouii recently by Dr. William
Osier of Oxford. England, through Dr.
W. .1. Calvert, a former pupil, was
found in a -ccond-hand -tore. The
book is a first edition and is one of
the fiist woiks published on human
The book i- large, heavy, strongly
bound and nearly ten inches thick. It
is printed entirely in l-itin. A letter
fioni Dr. o-ler concerning the work,
accompauiid the gift. Dr. O-ler -ay-the
author is the "father of human
anatoniy"--Ve-aliu-. Ve-aliiw was a
young in. in of 2- ytar-. who broke the
authoiitv of I aleu. an Italian eit
which had swayed the schools for 1.500
year-. Making hi- own di eetion-.
describing and drawing what he saw.
Vesalius founded the science of anat
omy. He embodies his results in this
book, the title of which means, "His
tory of the Human Body."' The book
contains many illustrations. It was
one of the first books to use wood
cut. Dr. O-ler al-o says in his letter:
"I send this volume to the Medical
School of the L'niversity of Missouri
in recognition of the good work is has
Dr. Osier was born at Teeumseh.
Ont., Canada, in 1S49. He has been
professor of medicine at Mc(!ill L'niver
sity, professor of clinic medicine at the
University of Pennsylvania and pro
fessor of medicine at Johns Hopkins. It
was here that Dr. Calvert studied un
der Dr. O-ler. From Johns Hopkins, Dr.
O-ler took a chair in medicine at Ox
ford Univer-ity where he is at present.
Dr. Osier at one time, it was rejiort
cd, advanced a theory that men who
reached the age of 40 should be chlo
roformed. Dr. Calvert, however, says
the statement attributed to Dr. Osier
was not made.
The book is now in the general libra
ry of the University of Missouri.
More Than 100 Poems and Short
Stories Were Sent in.
The Savitar, the student annual at
the University of Mi-souri, was flooded
today, the clo-ing day, with contribu
tions in the clo-ing day of the art, lit
erary and camera contest-. The con
tests will be closed at 0 o'clock this
afternoon and the judges will be an
nounced tomorrow.
More than 100 poems and short sto
ries have been submitted in the liter
ary contest, nearly sixty pictures in
the camera conte-t and lietween forty
and fifty drawing- in the art contest.
Prizes of ?5 will be given in each de
pa rment.
Thirteen Elected to Membership in
Tau Beta Saturday Night.
The-e nieniliers of the junior clas
in the Engineering school were elected
to member-hip in Tau Beta Pi. an
honorary fraternity. last Saturday
night: H. A. Sea." 15. W. Curran. Jr..
X. C. Mann. 1). E. White. L. II. Smith.
I). X. Wetherell. L. L. Vincent. J. A.
Flammang. V. L. Board. W. E. flimd
lach. J. B. Evans. V. W. Thurber ami
M. V. Powell.
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tkHBl? MmmW'MMS;- a-KtMB
Dk. William Oslkk.
St. Louis Merchants Subscribe
Seven Thousand Dollars
to Pay Lien.
Effort to Be Made Now to
Make Building Ready for
Money necessary to prevent the sale
of the $5(1.000 building of the Univer
sity Young Men's Christian Association
has been sub-ciibed. It only remains
now to obtain the money neces-ary for
heating and furiii-hing the building to
make it ready for occupancy. It is
estimated that $15.00(1 will be needed
for this purpo-e.
IK A. Ho Hill, pre-ident of the
Univer-ity of Mi ouri. and K. W.
Stephen-, a member of the board of
tru-tee- of the building, while in St.
Louis Thursday and Friday obtained
siib-criptiou- to amount, which, with
the subscriptions of A. II. Jones of
llallsville. and others, will pay oil" the
prcciit debt again-t the building and
piexellt its -ale.
In St. Louis subscription- were ob
tained by Pie-ideiit Hill and Mr.
Stephens fi mil llauforil Crawford,
pre-iileut of the firm of Scruggs. Van
dcrwmrt & Barney: Robert II. Stock
Ion, president of the Majestic llange
Manufacturing company: W. K. Biby.
Ilobi'it S. Brookings; A. 1). Brown, of
'he llamilton-Bioun Shoe company:
Samuel M. Keimard: John I). Davis,
vicc-prcsidi nt of the Miissippi Valley
Tnist company, and Henry P. Hilliaid.
icc-prcsidcnt of the Mechanics-American
Bank. The subscriptions obtained
aggregate nearly $7,000. Practically
all of the money has been paid and
the remainder will be paid into the as
sociation treasury within a day or two.
The committee will take up imme
diately the work of procuring funds
for the heating and furnishing of the
building. From the pre-ent outlook the
much-needed building will be ready for
oiciipaney in the near future.
II. II. Bank-, a member of the board
of tru-tee-, was one of the soliciting
committee a part of the time in St.
Louis. The committee will continue its
work in St. Louis and Kan-as City.
The board met this, afternoon to pay
the debts on the building as far as the
money collected would permit.
Dean Waters Tells of Plans to Extend
the Short Course.
A plan to extend the short course
in Agriculture at the L'niversity of
Mi ouri to four months and the com
plete cour-e to three years will be dis
cussed tonight by a committee of fac
ulty members of the College of Agri
culture. Dean II. J. Waters is chair
man of the committee. In speaking of
the matter today, Dean Waters said:
"W care planning to extend the short
course from Xovember to March, the
dull months of the farmer's year, and
make it possible for the farmer boys
who do not deire to take the four-year
course to obtain a thorough training in
as short a time as possible. An ap
propriation of $10,000 has been a-ked
for so that we can procure more teach
ers and better facilities. That the plan
will prove popular was shown by the
numlier of students who asked me
about it. There is no reason why in a
few years we cannot have 800 to 1.000
students enrolled in the short course.
It is part of the plan in that case to
build separate dormitories for them, so
they will be segregated from the other
Assortment of Guests at the White
By United Press.
WASHIXCTOX. March 1. Pre-ident
Iloo-evelt gave a dinner today to the
members of the "tennis' cabinet and a
number of friends, gathered from dif
ferent parts of the L'nited States. At
the head of the list was, Jus-crand.
the French amba-sador. while John Ab
ernathy. an Oklahoma wolf hunter,
brought up the rear. Other members
of the company were: Justice Moody.
"Bill" Sewall. Maine guide; Secretary
Bacon. Loch, flarlield and Scth Buulock.
first sheriff of Deadwood with wliom
President Roosevelt once lived on a
Roosevelt To Speak In Paris.
PA It IS. March L Hie University ot
Paris announced officially yesterday
that Theodore ltoosevelt had accepted
an invitation to deliver an address there
in HilO.
Dr. N. R. Holcomb Got the Idea From
a Country School Teacher.
X. It. Holcomb, who introduced the bill
for a state Hag for Missouri, received
his idea from a country school teacher,
one of Dr. Holcomb's constituents. The
teacher wrote Dr. Holcomb asking if
the state had an oflicial flag. This re
sulted in an investigation lieing begun
by Holcomb. He found there was no
official record of a state flag. He wrote
to secretaries of state in states that
had adopted oflicial flags and asked for
information ugaiding their -fate em
blems. With the assistance of Corne
lius Roach, secretary of state, and II.
A. Oass. state superintendent f -,ub.
lie schools, he designed the Hag which
is now before the assembly. The pro
posed Hag is reproduced upon the copy
of the bills which have been printed.
The following description of the de
sign is printed upon the bill:
"The flag of the state of Mi-souri
shall be rectangular in shape, the ver-
thai width of which shall be to the
horizontal length a- two i- to three.
It -hall have -i red and live white
horizontal -tripe- of eipial width. The
union of the Hag -hall be twenty-four
five-pointed star-, white in a blue rec
tangular field, in the upper left hand
corner, ami the lower line ot which -hall
be th" bottom line of the -ith stiipe.
and the length of which shall be t'ne
twelfths the length of the flag. Tin
stars -hall be arranged as a border
within the blue rectangular field and
and outside tin- Oothie letters MO.
which shall be white."'
The eleven stripes are shown beeaue
Mi ouri wa- the eleventh state after
the original thirteen to become a mem
ber of the Union. The twenty-four
stars are sviiiIhiIk of the state's num
ber when it was admitted, and the live
pointed stars are appropriate with the
lank of the state (the fifth) in the
The official State Hag bill was sent
to engrossment in the House Saturday
morning bv a vote of 5t! to 20.
If Properly Applied It Would Kill
Every Person in Paris.
"One gram of radium would lie suffi
cient to destroy every person in Paris
if properly applied." was a statement
made by Miss Elva Moore in a paper
on Kauio-activitv read beiore tne
Current Events club at its meeting last
Saturday afternoon. She said further,
however, that there was not as much as
a gram of radium in all the world
though it is believed to exist in every
form of matter. Radium, she said, is
not found in a pure state, but is al
ways found in compound.
Other subjects di-cu ed at the meet
ing were. '-The Initiative and Referen
dum.' by Miss Elenora Rcnz: 'Toe's
Centenary," by Miss Alice Burnham.
and '-The Einmanual Movement,"' by
Miss Cleva Cole.
But the Six Students Haven't Defended
Any Clients Yet.
The six seniors in the Department of
Law who organized a club recently to
defend unfortunate pri-oners in police
court have not tried any case. How
ever, they say they have several cacs
under consideration.
"We want it understood." said Mr.
Porter, "that we have not organized,
as some seem to think, to see that the
negroes get a 'square deal.' He is get
ting a square deal now. and I liclicve
he always will in Missouri. What we
want is the practical experience. If
either a negro a white man is unable
to pay a lawyer to defend him in court
and he desires our services, we will
fend him."
The Time for Receiving Offers for the
Issue Expires Tomorrow.
The Columbia school 1-iard had re
ceived one iiid this morning for the
lionds voted to build a high -chool and
ward -chool. The time for receiving
bids will evpirc at 7 o'clock tomorrow
night. Bid- will be opened then.
More University Chorus Meetings.
The Uniter-ity choru- will re-nine
it- regular -e ion- at ii:15 o'clock to
night in the auditorium. It- meetings
have Inch interrupted by the illne of
Prof. W. H. Poinmer. who has recovered
his health.
Wearers of Varsity Emblem
Disapprove Vote Against
Training Table.
Recognition is Urged for the
Players on "Scrub"
Athletes of the Univer-ity of Mis
-ouri who have won the "M" nut yes
terday and organied the "M" meifd
a-sociatiun. 1). V. ("Tubby") Craves
was elected pre-ident: C. L. Ri-tine,
vice-president; Fred Bernet. secretary;
Shannon Douglas, treasurer. J
A committee was appointed to draw
up a petition requesting the athletic
board of the University of Missouri to
admit all "M" men flee to athletic
contests. The committee will consist
of the captain- of the different teams.
Resolution- were adopted condemn
ing the action of the athletic commit
tee in directing the Mi ouii repie-en-tative
at the Missouri Vallege Confer
ence meeting to ote in favor of the
abolition of the training table. The "M"
men will try to influence the committee
to ote for the training table.
The meeting faxored requesting the
athletic department to grant some kind
of athletic emblem to men who play
on the "scrubs." These men. who are
the be-t players on the da teams.
Io-e their chance of winning a ela-s
numeral on account of being taken
from their team- to practice against
the 'Varsity.
The association will take charge of
the money which was collected to gie
"Iy" Aiidcr-011 a present.
A committee was appointed to ar
range for an "M" dance, to take the
place of the track dance.
University of Missouri Men
to Build a Theater for
A fifth nickelodeon is to be built in
Columbia by students of the University
of Missouri. It will be for the use of
negroes, exclusively.
About $1,500. ine-ted in the new en
terprise. It will be modern ill every
way. The students will have active
management of the biisimss and will
do all the work of conducting the thea
ter. The site of the theater will be
near the new Missouri. Kansas & Texas
railroad depot.
The amusement place will be opened
this Spring if possible. Those who are
interested in the new company are: II.
X. Blake-lee. a freshman lawyer: U
mer Edgar, sophomore engineer; Louie
Skidmore. freshman farmer: Ceorge
Means, junior arts, and Harvey W. Mc
Intire, a sophomore arts.
Today May Not be 100th Anniversary
Some Say.
Is today the KMitJi anniversary of
the birth of Frederick Francois Chopin?
Whil the day is being celebrated gen
erally over the country the exact date
of Chopin's birth is still a matter of
dispute by historians.
The year I Soil was given by Chopin's
sister as the date and that date ap
pears, too, 011 the memorial in the
church of the Holy Cross at War-aw,
where Chopin's heart is preserved.
Chopin." a liok by J. Cuthlicrt Had
ilcn, says that eight years ago tin;
baptismal certificate was examined.
According to this document Chopin was
bom in 1S10. Thus if this evidence,
can be accepted thi- i- not the 100th
anniversary. Al-o the certificate says
Chopin was born February 2
"The Man From College" May be
Presented in Jefferson City.
The students of the senior ela of
the Columbia high school who prc-ent-
- I I- . . I II ... ' ... .1...
eil 1 lie .wan rnira onegc ;n iiu
Columbia Theater la-t Friday and Sat
urday night- cN-ct to offer the same
day at Jelfer-on City next Friday
night. Arrangement- are lieing made
for a special car to carry the memlers
of the cast and their friend-. The pro
ceeds of the two iierfonnances here ag
gregated $li0.
Christian College Girls in a Play.
The girls of Chri-tian college pre
sented tfie comedy. Sunimiinct-, ai
the college auditorium la-t Friday
night. A large crowd attended.

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