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U31E COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1909. NUMBER 99 WILL BE COOLER WEDNESDAY HE HAS REFUSED CORPORA TION FEES MOONLIGHT MEET GIVES IIP SI 00,000 f The Fair Weather is to Continue in Columbia and Vicinity. Tin- weather forwa-t for today and tomorrow is as follow : "Fair tonight and Wednesday; cooler Weelne-sday." li a. in .15 1 1 a. hi (HI 7 a. in .T! 12 (noon) ... i!2 8 a. in 40 I p. in (!." !) a. in 4S p. m CS 10 a. in Xi FORMED BY CO-EOS An Organization to Have Charge of Features That Concern Girls. ON ROLLINS FIELD IN YEARLY FEES Senator Hughes of Colorado Quits All Corporation Practice. Coach Monilaw is Training University Athletes By Night. COUNCIL OF WOMEN EACH CLASS REPRESENTED Cases of Violation of U. of M. Ideals to he Considered The Preamble. M a lti.i meeting of the yoniijr women in tin' Unive-rsity of Missouri ti-i- morning a centitution was acce-pt-,1 unanimously for a Council of Uni-t-i-it Women. This council is to have chaige of ccitain social functions of tin' girls as well as to take action in a-cs of cheating, theft, or other violation of University ide-aU. This Council is a radical step in the diie-cliou of a new era. Up to this time I he ."senior fills' organization, the Al pha Phi igma. has had charge of ev en featuie of life heie that concerns the girl-. The Alpha Phi Sigma presi dent h.is heeii chairman of the mass meetings. In the mass meeting the fieshntiii has heeii afraiil t talk. I'civ of the Sophomores take elocution, heme they did not make speeches. The Juniors had not learned to express themselves, so the result was that a eonimittee of the Alpha Phi Simula did a it pleased. The conunitee conducted the election for May Queen. Tliis newly estahlished council will he a representative body. It will have tluee nieinlieis from each class, includ ing the class presidents, but the class presidents will not be eligible to ollice. The chairman of the council will be chairman of the mass meeting but will K- elected within the council, thus placing more pries in the girls' polit ical ".Tab bag" and making the Alpha Phi Sigma jiresidency a less desirable plum. The council memlKTs are to be elect ed before .March l."i by the classes they lepiesont. The first duty this year will be to take charge of the Annual May U.iy stunt that is given on the golf course. This council is approved by the Al pha Phi Sigma, and its president. Irene Scrutc-hlield. has done everything in her power to promote it. The Alpha Phi Sigma will continue to have charge of the airairs of the Senior class. The picamble of the Constitution of the Council of University Women is: "We. the women of the University of Missouri, in order to secure more uni form and individual representation in student activities; to promote larger social interests among University wo-ir-e-n: and to foster a living school spir it do hereby authorize a council." GLEE CLUB TO ASSIST THE ELKS Minstrel Show Will be Given at University March 12. Several members of the University ;he club will assist the Columbia Elks in their first minstrel to be given in the University auditorium, March 12. Several out-of-town members of the Klks also will take part. The principal women's parts will be taken by Miss Madge Munday and Miss Pruitt. Tick ets will lie put 011 sale in all parts of the county, and a large crowd is ex pected. The proceeds will be devoted toward the erection of a convention hall for Columbia. BRAVE GIRL AND A SPIDER When the Men Hesitated She Dared to Kill the Animal. Along came a spider and sat down beside her. Up jumped Mis Maida P.iiche when she noticed it. All this h.ippciied in less than a minute at the reception given by the young women at Stephens College hist Saturday night. This plucky little girl acted quickly. for the veiling men present hesitated. The octopus appearing animal creeped aioss the lloor of the reception hall. Mi-s P.irche was the only one who ii-pl.ived bravery. Down came one of Iit feet with a thump and the spider was killed. Engineers Welcome Spring. A welcome to the pleasant spring weather was given by the engineers this morning. A large crowd of the M. Patrick Men" congregated on the column mounds, sang "Old Missouri" and gave the engineer yell. Three to State Prison. Wilson Hall, sheriff, took three men. A-idrew Mason. Kelly Kile and William McAfee to the penitentiary yesterday morning. Each man is to serve a son tince of two Years. RIVALRY IN YELLS DROPPED The Engineers Received an Encore from Academics in Assembly. It happened at assembly this morn ing, before the musical program had been rendered by Pi of. W. II. Poiiuuer and his students. The students in the Engineering Dcpai tmeiit gave their yell then silence for an instant. As us ual they expected the Academic stu dents to "raise their voices" in an at tempt to "drown them out." Hut the unexpected happened. The Academic students joined in an encore. "That's the right spirit." was the general comment. The program was opened by a se lection from Schumann by Miss Leiiorc Carter. It was followed by a vocal so lo by (ieorge Lake. The other num bers were: violin solo by Miss Claribel Woodward, and a duct by Miss (Vie Winscott and Mr. LaKe. CO-EDS MUST LEAVE WESLEYAN After 1914 Girls Will Not be Allowed to Enter the M. E. College. Afte" P.114 there will be no inoie girls at Wc'sleyan University at Mid dletown. Conn. Wcsleyan University is the oldest Methodist University in the United States. It was founded in 1S:1. It has been co-educational for the last thirty years. After a prolonged discussion, the board of trustees decid ed Saturday that the Universiy should le no liiiigr eo-ei!urat;onaI. The girls at Wesleyan at present make up about ten per cent of the en tire enrollment of the college. They have been known as "epiails," and ir reverent undergraduates have reported from time to time the existence of a P. D. Q. society which interpreted means, "put down the quails."' AN OLD WAR ORDER RECEIVED Letter Recalls Lyon's Election as Brigadier General. The State Historical society of Mis souri has received from Major F. D. Evans a copy of the Columbia Patriot of November 11, 1S37, and the original order written by (leneral Nathaniel Lyon, then a captain in the St. Louis arsenal where he was assisting in the formation of regiments at the opening of the Civil war. The letter orders the officers of the four regiments, whose colonels were I'dair. lloernstein. Sigel and Schuttner. to attend the election of a brigadier general for that division. Captain Lyon was elected, and subsequently met his death at the battle of Wilson's Creek. HE'S WORRIED ABOUT HIS HAT It's On Again, Off Again, with a Puzzled Sophomore. A sophomore student in the Univer sity of Miss. nri. w i has been reading the interviews in the University Mis sourian for and against the removing of hats in the corridors of Academic hall, doesn't know what he ought to do. Yesterday afternoon he met a girl whom he knew on the front steps of Academic hall. Quickly he removed his hat. and kept it olT while talking to her on the porch. Soon they entered Academic hull, and just as quickly he put his hat back on. and kept it on while they strolled throvgh the corri dors. DR. HILL TALKS TO LAWYERS "Mules" Have a Luncheon and Smoker in Their Building. The juniors in the Law Department .if the University of Missouri gave a smoker and iijiicliton in the I-nw build ing last night. Dr. A. lloss Hill, presi dent of the I niversitv. made a short talk. Judge John D. Law son. the dean. Prof. Percy Ilordwell and several stu dents aNo spoke. The lawyers' yell. "Hew. Haw. Missouri Law." was given about 11 o'clock when the students started home. LECTURE BY DR. HILL "Moral Education" Will be His Subject Tomorrow Night. Dr. A. Ross Hill, president of the University of Missouri, will deliver an address at the men's service at the Epicopal chinch tomorrow night on "Moral Education." There will alo be a vx'at solo by Prof. Clarence A. Mar shall of Stephens College. The service will liegin at 7 o'clock and will last one hour. WBBBBBBBBBBBBB. BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB. BBBBBBBBBBfc :l:a? BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBl BBBBBBBBBB& .v-s'lf BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBk. BBBBBBBBBBMuf BBBBBBBBBBBBW mWm Skn-vtou Charles CAMPUS NOT BEFUGEi'NOTHING TO SAY" Students ot University Are Subject to Control of Police. In a class loom discussion recently this question was raised by a student: Are the students of the University of Missouri under the contiol of the Co lumbia niunicip.il authorities; may the police ollicers of Columbia go on the campus (stale property) to keep the peace The class was about evenly di vided and the professor said that he was unable to give an opinion off hand. Judge John 1). "Lawson. dean of the Law Department, says that the mu nicipal authorities of Columbia have as much loutrol over the University tudcnts as they have over any on" else in Columbia. A policeman, he says, has the right to arrest any student ivhose conduct on the campus comes under the head o" "disorderly." "Although in a sense the property of the university belongs to the state? Mr. Lawson said, "in another sense the power over it is vested with thf Hoard of Curators. While they would not actually be able to sell the cam nr.s itself, they could dispose of the state farm at any time they chose. Being a student in a state university, therefore, doesn't give a man any rights above those who are not stu dents, lie is subject to ji.st the same regulations and authorities as any one else." FARMERS WALK TO LECTURES Much Interest in Recent Institute Trip of Agriculture School. D. F. Luckey. State Lecturer on Live Stock Sanitation: H. D. Hughes, in structor in agronomy, and S. M. Jordan have just returned from a farmers' in stitute trip. The towns covered on this trip were Carthage. Cold Cam). Chilhovvee. Se dalia, Odessa and Sweet Springs. Mr. Jordan's lectures were on "Corn Improvement" and "Corn Cultivation;" Mr. Hiiuhes lectured on "Seed Corn Se lection" and "Soil Improvement:" Mr. Luckey lectured on "Hog Cholera" and "Tuberculosis."' The fanners aie showing much in terest in these lectures. Manv farmers walked long distances to hear the speakers. One man walked nine miles over muddy toads almost impas-able to horses. GABRIEL P. STURGEON IS DEAD Former Columbia Resident Expires in Oklahoma. Burial Here. Oabriel Parker Sturgeon, formerlv of I Columbia, died at Talihania. Okla.. yes jterday afternoon. He was a great- nephew of the founder of the Parker 1 Memorial ho-pital. William L. Parker. I and was a brother of Mrs. William E. Bradford and Mrs. T. F. Sutton who live near Columbia. Mr. Sturgeon went to Oklahoma aliotit four years ago. He was a den tist. 2S years old. The cause of his death is not known here. He leaves a widow. Burial will lie in Columbia. J. Huc;m:s, Ju. Members of Athletic Board Won't Discuss Action of "M" Men. When asked for a statement regard ing the action of the organization of "M" men in combating the decision of the University of Missouri Athletic board to do away with the training table. Dr. C. W. Hetherington of the Athletic boa id said today: '"I have nothing to say until I am ail vised by my committee as to what I shall say." " These expressions come from other memliers of the board: Prof. W. (i. Manly: "I have no statement to make." Dean II. B. Shaw: "As T am not on Dr. Hetherington's committee I have nothing to say." Dr. C. M. Jackson: "I would rather wait until the 'M' men turn in their petition before I make a statement." ON SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF CITIES A Lecture Next Thursday Afternoon by Dr. T. J. Riley. Dr. T. J. Riley, of the Sociology de partment, will lecture on "Social Prob lems of American Cities" next Thurs day afternoon in the Y. W. C. A. rooms. Dr. Riley has been investigating this phase of American life for the last five years. In 1!)04 he received his Ph. I), from Chicago University for his thesis on "Higher Life of Chicago." Last year Dr. Riley wrote "A History of the Poor Law and Poor Relief in Missouri for the Carnegie Social His tory of the United States. This series is to be published soon. He has writ ten also a ''Report on Outdoor Relief in the Counties of Missouri and Indi ana" for the Russell Sage Foundations. Dr. Riley has been a director of the St. Louis School of Philanthropy for the last three years. He is now direct ing the investigation for Social Re search for the Russell Sage Founda t ions. ACETYLENE ON FARMS NOW About Twenty-five Plants Have Been Installed in Houses Near Columbia. The day when the farmer can not en joy the modern convenience of a city is rapidly pissing. ;ls is indicated by the fact that twenty-five farmers near Columbia have piped their houses re cently for acetylene lights. By this system the farmer can manufacture hi own gas and ue the same fixtures as those of the other notinl gas consum ers. GREEK BALL PLAYERS TO MEET A Schedule Will be Arranged for Fraternity Games Next Sunday. Rcpieenta.tive of the eleven fra ternities in the Pan-Hellenic Baseball league will meet next Sunday to decide on a sfhedule for the year. Ollici rs r... umpires for the various games will I apiiointed. The question ot each fratc rnity adopting ome definite uni form will be dicuse(l. PRACTICE TO CONTINUE Passersby After Sundown Are Amazed to See Track Men at Work A track meet by moonlight is the latest innovation in athletics at the University of Missouri. The excellent March weather and the bright moon light have formed a combination that Dr. W. J. Monilaw. coach, could not resist, so instead of holding the regular try-outs for the Kansas-Missouri in door meet. March 2(. in the gymna sium as heretofore, he is conducting the contests for places on the Missouri team on Bolliiis Field by moonlight. Last night persons passing Kollins Field were amaed to see several ath letes hurdling, pole-vaulting, sprinting, high-jumping and running around the tiack. In speaking aliout the plan. Dr. Mon ilaw said that since the Kansas-Missouri meet will be held in the evening in Convention hall in Kansas City, he thought it better to hold all try-outs in the evening. He said training in the open air is better than indoors. The contests will be held two or three times a week until the meet. FRESHMAN TRACK MATERIAL Of the Ninety Who Report Twelve Have Exceptional Ability. Of the ninety freshmen who are taking track work there are about twelve, who, according to Dr. W. J. Monilaw. coach, are exceptionally good men. This is a better showing than has been made bv anv freshmen ma terial in the past. It is not probable that all of these men will make the 'Varsity squad next year, however. The trouble in the past has been that some of the men fail to return or are ineligible. The men who have been doing good work in the .sprint ai'd 440 yards are: Crider. Cary. Houston and I'oberts. The "star athlete" is Bermond who in the 140 and SSO yards has been defeating veil the 'Varsity men. Montague and Pierce, of Kansas City, are good on the distance runs. On the weights, Jun kie of St. Louis, and the two Andersons are the experts. One of the Andersons handles the shot and discus and the other is the hammer thrower. M. U. SOUVENIRS AT $150 Cost of Making Replicas of Columns in Marble Will be Excessive. C. II. Wheeler of the Wheeler Jew elry company says that marble replicas of the University columns one foot in height would cost from .?I2. to 1."50 each. The suggestion of having mar ble replicas of the columns as souvenirs was suggested by Prof. E. D. Phillips, principal of the Manual Training high school of Kansas City. "I would be willing to take the con tract to furnish them at that price," Mr. Wheeler said. "However, the rep licas would appear much liettcr if car ved in alabastine. as the texture of al ahastific is much finer than that ot marble." Mr. Wheeler suggests that imitation replicas made of celluloid would appear as well as marble and would cost far less. Prof. F. V. Emerson of the Ccology Department of the University of Mis souri suggests that the replicas lie made of limestone in place of marble. CHANGES IN LECTURE COURSE Governor Hanly Will Speak Here April 9, McCutcheon April 16. The lecture by Coventor J. Frank Hanly. of Indiana, which was announ ced to be given here Match ". under the auspices of the V. M. C. A., has been postponed until April !. John T. McCutcheon. the cartoonist, will 1h-h-re April Hi. These changes have been made becau-e of -everal conllicts in the Lyceum bureau, which is fur nishing the cour-e. The next will ! a musical numlier. by the Whitney Brothers quartet. March .11. Miss Mabel Sturtevant Returns. Miss Mabel E. Sturtevant of l.'oli Anthony street, has returned from Chi cago where -he attended a meeting of the National Student and Teachers as sociation. Miss Sturtevant is secre tary of this a-sociation. She was grad uated from the I-iw Department of the Univcrsitv last year. ALUMNUS OP U. OP M. Would Be Free of Outside Influence When Serving State. Charles J. Hughes. Jr.. an alumnus of the University of Mis-ouri. United States senator from Colorado, has giv en up $100,000 in yearly fees and sala ries as counsel for Colorado corpora tions to go to Washington at a salary of siT.oOO annuallv. Senator llu-'hes c resigned as general coun-el of a doen gieat Colorado corporations and aNo quits the service of many other com panies vvho-e legal business he looked after. Senator Hughes said that while it was not the usual practice for those elected to the United States Senate to take the course which he had adopted, he believed he would Wttcr discharge his duties as senator if there weie no occasion of conllict with outside inter ests. A Client of the State. "I will represent Colorado." he said, "as a client and do not wish my duties to any other clients to interfere with the best representation of Colorado at Washington of which I am capable." "It is, of course." said Senator Hughes, "not because of the character of the work which I have done or have been called upon to do for clients from whose service I have resigned, nor be cause, in the slightest degree, there was anything in that employment or the service which I have rendered which it was not eminently proper that in the legitimate pursuit of my profession 1 shrouhl have done, but because I can not now perforin the labors which this service would require and at the same time discharge in full measure which I deem proper my official duties. "Of course, I shall not cease to be a lawyer nor refrain from giving such labors to other professional work as my time and abilities will permit. The profession is very elear te me. has lieen the suhjiK't of a life of lalior and ap plication, and I can not. mir would I, cast oil" all its laliors i-ven to lie freed from its cares. I have sons engaged in the practice of law and e-oming into it. whom I have hopes 1 might, in the discharge of a very saere-d duty, aid in speeeling on their professional way. To Slacken the Pace. "I hope to slacken the pace eif work and eflort I have he-Id for many years, and believe that in so doing I shall lie able to render bette-r service to the state and improve the epiality of any profes sional labors I may perform." Senator Hughes was born in Kings ton. Caldwell county, Mo., February Hi, 13.T3. He was a law student in the L'niversity eif Missouri in 1872-7.'! and received the elegre-e of Doe-tor of Laws freim this UniviTsity in 1007. He mar ried, in 1874. Miss Lucy S. Me-iicfi'e. Since 1887 he has ltecn a practicing lawyer in Denver. He has lecture-d on mining law at the Harvard law school and at the Di-nver law school. SAILORS AT THE INAUGURATION Already 1,500 Have Arrived in Washington for the Parade. Br United Pre-. WASHINGTON. March 2. -Fifteen hundred sailors of the Atlantic llee-t ar-rive-d toelay te take- part in the capita! parade. Six hundri'd others are e-.x-pcete-d to arrive- lie-fore night. Many eif the per-onal be-hingings of President Roo-e-ve-It are lx-ing move-d from the executive eitliees of the Whitu llou-e ill preparation for the incoming of Mr. Taft. GMELICH IS ACTING GOVERNOR Governor Hsdley Goes to Attend Taft Inauguration. JEFFERSON CITY. March 2. -Jacob F. (Jim-lvh is now acting governor et .Mis.eiuii. Coverimr Hadb-y left S1111 el.iv afternoon for W.i-hingtem to at ti'iid the i..!iiguratioii of Taft, and In: will Im- r.b-ent from the state- a we-ek. Oil th.- lie eif his departure he ap-(Hiiut'-d Henry Kortjohn. Jr.. to sucree-el James I . Carlisle- a election commis sioner in St. L'liiis. Kortjohn is a Re publican. Y. M. C. A. to Elect Officers. The Y. M. C. A. will hold it- annual election of ollicers and buini s meet ing at 7 oVlot-k tonight in the associa tion rooms on the fir-t floeir eif Ae-a-demie hall. A social hour will fedlow the meeting.