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COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1911.
MeavorsShow How Not to
CLOUDIXKSS WILL CONTINUE
Tcmperatui' Will Kcmain Jjow, Too,
the Forecast Says. .
The forecast Is: "Mostly cloudy
tonight and Saturday; continued
7 a. m 45 11 a. m 55
8 a. ni 44 12 noon .... 55
9 a. ra 46 1 p. m 54
A MODEL rUOGHAM
10 a. m.
52 2 p. m.
FOOTBALL SPIRIT OF.
11 IS REVIVED
Crowd Cheers Continously for
Ten Minutes When Tiger
Pictures Are Shown.
Speaker' I'es "Snappy"
' Music, Sociability and
Tonight's !'.B.-....-7:S O'clock.
Service of song. Will S. Dixon
kaprayer. the Rev- W. W. Elwang
Solo. , , . .
Greetings from World-Wide Christ
bn Kndeavor. William Shaw.
Song, by convention.
i,w Carl Ledgerwood.
Address, the Rev. W. M. Richard-
C. E. benediction
COLUMBIA WILL BE
GAY WITH BUNTING
SKVKN LODGES TO MEET HEKK
n..tMh delegates from St.
r..io i,i i,v Alfred Fairhank staged
a "bum" prayer meeting that s
what the Kudeavorers themselves.
,.,io-i n and a successful prayer
meeting at the lirst-day session of
the Christian Kndeavor State Con
vention at the Christian Church this
In the "hum" meeting, when the
visitor went in. no one met him.
When the chairman of the social
committee came she paid no atten
tion to the newcomer. The leader
was late. Only four members were
,Wp when it began. The song
hcoks and the Bibles could nor be
found: no one knew where they
were kept. The leader was not pre
pared. They started to sing hut
there was no one to play.
The organist came later. The
leader read an address from a re
iit.in.is monthly. The minister had
nothing to say. There were no an
nouncements. Long before the meet
ing was over the visitor had gone.
Then a Model. LMeeting.
But In the model prayer meeting
everything went well. The social
rnmmittee was at the door and wel
comed the visitor. Every one was
on time. Several good talks were
made. The singing v.-s goo.i. The
n.inister made an interesting talk.
One member inviled them all to a
sc-cir.. to come and bring their
Following this little play, the Rev.
Willis L. Gelston of Philadelphia,
who has charge of the Endeavorers
the Presbyterian churches, made
a talk, illustrating his remarks on a
blackboard, about successful prayer
meetincs. He says success depends
on the preparation, sociability, spon
taneous testimony, music, leaiiersnip
and the topic discussed.
For Snappy Music.
"Make your music snappy, not
slow." said Mr. Gelstdh. "One solo
is enough: let the congregation do
The session today was opened at
G:30 o'clock with a morning watch
led bv the Rev. H. C. Rogers of
Kansas City. The topic was "Silent
Places in the Bible." About sixty
Walter Williams spoke this morn
ing on "It Pays to Advertise." An
address on "It Pays to Get Acquaint
ed" was given by Will I. Jones, the
field secretary of Missouri. "It Pays
lo Give the Truth" was a talk by
Phillip Zeigenfuss of St. Louis.
Mr. Gelston led several depart
. ment conferences.
convention prayer by the Rev. Madi
son A. Hart of the Christian Church,
Mayor W. S. St. Clair welcomed the
delegates on behalf of the city. He
said that Columbia was glad to have
the Christian Kndeavor convention
within its walls, as the Christian
Endeavor movement stands for ser
vice to the church. Christ, and the
country. President C. J. Henderson
of the Union, who presided over the
meeting, responded to the mayor's
welcome and, at the same time, re
minded the delegates to so conduct
themselves as to bo, a credit to the
Prof. A. W. Taylor of the Bible
College responded to the theme of
the convention, "Whatever He Would
Like to Have Me Do." He said
that Christ wants every one of His
followers to do for others some good
as to themselves. He called their
attention to the social conditions
among the working class of this
EIGHTEEN MEN MAKE TRIP
Rooters Follow Team to
Train and Get Promise
CINDERS MUSE SUIT
Negro Woman Asks $300 Be
cause Wabash Trains
Because soot and cinders from the
Wabash trains soil the washings
which she hangs out in her yard.
Kmmaline Williams, a negress who
makes her living by washing clothes,
is suing the Wabash railroad for
$00 damages in the Boone County
The trains pass very close to bm
maline's yard, and she says her
washings never have a chance to
stav clean. She says also that the
railroad .grade does not conform to
the grade of her lot. The case was
tsken under advisement by the court.
Although William THiller, a negro,
was sentenced to fifty days in Jail
this morning for carrying concealed
weapons, he will be free again in a
week and will have served hia full
sentence. He had aireaay Deea m
-:nii fortv-three days awaiting trial;
and Judge David H. Harris instruct-
t ' the sheriff to give "Tude," as he
is known in Columbia, credit for tbiB
When Wade H. Barkwell sued for
a divorce from his wife. Edith Ba,rk
well. in the circuit court today. Mrs.
iiorkwoii came back with a cross
bill, charging that she was the one
entitled to a divorce. She got it
also $1,000 alimony. This amount
is to be paid at once. Mrs. Bark
well's maiden name, Edith Yeager,
The circuit court today granted a
decree of incorporation to the Ger
man Evangelical Freidens Churcn at
"Field Secretaries I'icsent Motto to
Christ i:ui Kndeavor Society.
"P. tne name of Christ, we erect
this standard calling the brotherhood
of the world to serve the Lord only."
The foregoing is an inscription in
"big Chinese characters on an em
broidered hanging in front of the
choir in the Christian Church where
the Missouri Christian Endeavor
convention is being held this week.
The banner was made in China and
presented to the Missouri Christian
Endeavor 1'nion. through Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar E. Strother, field secre
taries in the Flowery Kingdom sup
ported by the young people of Mis
souri. Young men and women from all
over Missouri are here attending the
convention that opened last night.
The convention opened with a
song service led by Will S. Dixon of
StdaPa and a choir composed of
young wouu-n from the Christian
College and young men from the
University of Missouri. After the
The Phi Gamma Delta fraternity
yesterday filed a petition in the cir
cuit court here for a decree of in
corporation. FORMER M. U. STUDENT DIES
Miss Jessie Wood Was Member of
Kai :a Kappa Gamma.
Miss Jessie Wood, a former stu
,i0nt in the University of Missouri.
,ii,i in a hospital in Kansas City
ai 3 o'clock yesterday morning roi
lowing an operation for appendicitis.
She had been ill about ten days.
She was a junior in the College
of Arts and Science two years ago.
She was a member ot me runn
Kappa Gamma sorority and while in
onhnoi here lived at the chapter
The funeral will be from the nome
of her parents in Kansas City to
MISS MITCHELL IS DEFEATED
New President of Daughters of Con
flpracv Is K. C. Woman.
Mrs. Roma J. Wornall of Kansas
City, was elected president of the
Missouri Daughters of uonieaerac,
yesterday at the convention in Kan
sas City. The election of Mrs. or
nall is the end of a fight between the
"progressive" and "conservative"
elements at the meeting. Miss
Pearl Mitchell of Columbia was the
candidate of the progressives.
"Put the hobble on Ames." shout
ed a rooter.
"Put the hobble on Ames," fran
tically yelled 1.500 rooters, follow
ing the cue. as the Wabash train
pulled out last night.
"We're going to win" came simul
taneously from eighteen Tigers look
ing in determination from the car
Then every head was bared; the
band struck up "Old Missouri." and
silently, doggedly determined to win,
the Tigers took leave for tomorrow's
battle. The band ceased playing,
hut the rooters gave one more wild
.all for victory, waved frantically at
the train already disappeared anil
Ten Minutes of Cheers,
There was ten. minutes of con
tinuous cheering at the mass meeting
preceding the Tigers' departure when
pictures of the players were shown
nn n screen.
The old-time spirit came back
when the rooters greeted the Tigers
as they nieu miu mo """
headed by Captain T. E. D. Hackney,
i..st as the band struck up uixie.
The spirit went to the high water
mark when a curtain was lowerea
bearing the inscription "Beat Ames."
Director Brewer was speaking to
the Tigers: "1 want all of you men
who will tight Ames from the first
down until the last whistle blows, to
I The twenty men stood up as one
jiuan. Apd when he said: "I want
everybody in the audience wno is.
going to stand behind this team, to
a 1 1nnl ssttniC
rise, fifteen nunureu luja! ,v.-.
rose to their feet. The students uia
not disperse until the 9 o'clock
Wabash bore the Tigers away.
Rooters llehind Team.
More fighting spirit was manifest
m1 at this meeting than at any previ
ous one this year. This was evident
long before the call to order. The
rooters did not seem to realize until
last night that Missouri lias a team
which has lighting qualities. They
showed the Tigers that they were
After the call to order. Warren
Roberts of the 190'J team, spoke.
ii. -i.i ir. nort- T. have seen the
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Ame3 team play twice in succession
on Rollins Field, and twice it has
been a sad and solemn scene for
us, and the Saturday game will be
another sad scene for them. I've
hear much about their foxy team,
but I believe that we are going to
J. L. Stephens was asked to speak.
u ooi.i- "Th a town is for you. If
fie SMWt. "- ------
ycu start down the streets of Co
lumbia you will meet a half dozen
persons who will ask you about the
He said if they didn't hurry up
and pull off the Kansas game ne
didn't know what the town would do
becauso the people seemed to be
more interested in football than in
Hats Off to Hackney.
"You have lost the most valuable
man you have ever had on the
team," he continued. "They . will
have to take off their hats to Captain
T. E. D. Hackney. But don t give
up because you have lost one man."
Professor Brewer said: "We are
eoinc to Ames to win. We are not
licked yet: we haven't had anything
yet to bring out our fighting quali
ties. If we play as we did last batur-
day we will lose, but we are not go
ing to do that. We have been try
ing to get more fighting spirit into
the men and we are going to put
men in the game who will fight."
He said that Saturday's game
n-nuifi determine the fighters and
largely the team for the rest of the
season "We will be 100 per cent
stronger after the Saturday game,"
It was here that he asked all the
Tigers to stand who were going into
the Saturday game to fight to a
finish. Here the old-time spirit was
Flags and Banners Will Lend
Festive Air to the
Several Members of Santa Fe
Trail Association Promise
Columbia will be gay on day the
building of the cross-state highway
is celebrated. Turner S. Gordon.
secretary of the Columbia Commei
AFTOISTS ARE OBEYING LAW
Boone Couy Odd Fellows' Associa
tion He in Columbia Monday.
Seven lodges will be represented
at the sixth annual convention of the
Boone County Odd eFHows Associa
tion, to be held in Columbia Hall
next Monday night. The lodges are
those of Columbia, Hiuton. Roche
port. Ashland. Centralia and Harts
The convention will begin at 7:30
o'clock. After the conferring of de
grees, speeches will be made by
members of the various chapters. J.
H. Bryant of Burlington Junction.
Mo., who is grand master of the Odd
Fellows' Association in this state,
will make the Main address.
W. G. Proctor, secretary of the
Odd Fellows' lodge here, said yester
day that all Odd Fellows are invited
to come whether they belong to a lo
cal chapter or not. He especially
iimei- i ... . i
l.i.r.i.e tlir. stlltlutlf IlliMIl !tOt S 111 Of
cial Club, returned from St. Louis
. . j i.. ...;n. hin, roiiro- Prtbcuu
touav aiiu uiuus- ... " -
sentatives of the Kelso Brothers, of
St. Louis and the Baker & uockwooh
Tent and Awning Company of Kan
sas City, who have made bids for
decorating the city. The committee
let the contract this afternoon to the
P.aker and Lockwood firm after hear
ing the representator's plans.
Besides having the Old Trail Road
n.arked with American Hags be
tween the cities of St. Louis and
Kansas City, this city will be deco
rated. The roadways leading to Co
lumbia, store, buildings, residences,
downtown streets and the University
buildings will bear yards and yards
of bunting and Hags. The decora
tions will he under the direct super
vision of professional decorators
from the company. Everything will
Iip done to make the city appear as
attractive as possible to the thous
ands of visitors to the dedication ex
The Columbia. Commercial Club
i3 receiving hearty co-operation in
its plans from the promoters of the
New Santa Fe Trail AssociationThis
association has in charge the mark
ing of the Old Santa Fe Trail from
Missouri westward across Kansas,
Colorado and. New Mexico. Mem
bers of the association have ex
pressed their willingness to aid the
eiub in every effort to marK tne irau
through Missouri. They are also
interested in the plan proposed by
the Commercial Club to have a na
tional highway, combining the Old
Cumberland Pike, the Old Boon's
Lick Trail and the Old Santa Fe
Trail into the ocean-to-ocean ingii
way. Several of the members of
the association have agreed to bo
here at the dedication exercises of
the Old Trail Road.
INJURED IN FALL
AT ROTHWELL GYM
Hex B. Maee Dangerously
Injured Today Opera
tion is Necessary.
CONDITION IS CRITICAL
He is Student in
ot Dana Tress Club.
Columbia Drivers Caicfiil. Sjijs P
Hu;' Not to Violate Ordinances.
Columbia automobilists are careful
not to disobey the ordinance passed
by the City Council this week which
limits the speed of machines to eight
miles an hour.
Chief of Police Whitesides said to
day that drivers are obeying the law
lo the letter. The elimination ot
"jay driving" is harder to bring
about because the drivers ha.ve not
had any previous experience alontr
that line. One driver noticed this
morning seemed to have the law in
mind. He drove west on Broadway
until he reached Eighth street and
seemed to bo going straight ahead.
Just as he reached the center of the
intersecting street, however, he
turned sharply down Eighth.
The law affecting horns is obeyed,
too, and now you can usually hear a
machine a minute or two before you
Rex B. Magee. a sophomore in the
School of Journalism and circula
tion manager of the University M's
sourian. is suffering from tn 'njniy
which he received this morning at
the Rothwell Gyiniia-iu-ii. An oper
ation was performed this afternoon.
It was feared at hist that Mr Ma-
gee's skull was fractured hut the op
eration showed that the injury was
not that severe.
The gymnasium class which Mr.
Magee was in. had just been ex
cused. He started to slide down the
brass pole into the locker room.
About half way down the pole he
fell. His head struck the radiator.
When Mr. Magee fell, worg of the
accident was telephoned to Parker
Memorial Hospital. K. E. Moody
and L. O. Muench. students in the
School of Medicine, went to the gym
nasium and helped to take .Mr. Ma
gee to the hospital.
Dr. A. W. Kampsehmidt was wait
ing at the hospital. He examined
the injury, and at once telephoned
to Dr. F. G. Nifong. telling him an
operation was necessary. Doctor
Xitong telegraphed to I. O. Magee,
father of the boy. at Tyiertown, ask
ing him to authorize the operation.
Mr. Magee is a sophomore in the
School of Journalism. His home is
Ir- Tyiertown. Miss. He is a member
of the Dana Press Club and lives at
Dana House. He is resting easily
this afternoon and his recovery is
Annual Statement by Colum
bia Organization Is
sued Today. ,
HOW THEY'D SPEND !$tli.00
LOTH CALLED HOME 11V DEATH
Two Christian College Teachers He.
ccive Word of Loss of n Parent.
Henry V. Stearns, head teacher of
..: ...! .lirontnr of Illtisic at
Christian College-, and Kelly L. Alex
ander, teacher of Voice at the same
school piano were both called away
from Columbia yesterday u me
death of a parent.
Mr. Stearns received word that his
Red Cross seals sold last Christ
mas by members of the women's so
rorities, or church societies and by
public school teachers and children
supplied most of the money used in
the light against tuberculosis in this
community since that time. nns
.as shown by a report of the antl-
...mr.iiinsis committee of Colum
bia and Boone County for the year
ending October 1. issued today. The
P. E. O. Tag day at the county iair
was next in the amount contributed.
This committee is co-ordinated
with the Charity organization .-
ciety of Columbia. It seeks to di
minish the waste of resources ami
the loss of life from tuberculosis
and to set forces to work that u.ti
niately shall bring about the eradi
cation of the disease in the community.
Three Girls of Y. W. C. A. Tell Way
to Dispose of Fortuii''.
This is how some persons would
spend a hundred thousand dollars.
"! would spend it on social and re
ligious work in the Island of Luzon
in the Philippines!." Miss Pansy
"1 would use it to better the con
ditions of the women and children of
India, where there are widows under
12 years old."" Miss Elenor Pape.
The University Mis
sourian will issue an ex
tra edition tomorrow af
ternoon immediately af
ter the game with Ames.
A staff correspondent of
the Missourian who ac
companied the team will
telegraph the game, play
mother, who was ill in a hospital at
Chicago, probably could not live
through the night. He and Mrs.
Stearns left at once for Chicago. It
was stated at the College this morn
ing that his mother died during the
Mr. Alexander received word that
his father had died suddenly at
Galesburg, 111., while attending an
old soldiers' reunion. It was not
known what caused his death.
, ......t Iteri-ivcd of Former 4
Student's Wedding in September.
News has just been received here
. , ,i. .nnrriace of Mark Skidmore. a
t..,.m..r- stn.leiit at the t-nivereity 'f
llMlll" i "- ,
Missouri, and Miss Be; nice Keiua
Hell of Carthage. Mo. The marriage
took place September 13.
Mr Skidmore entered the i nuci-
sity in September. 1901. He received
the A. B. degree in June, 190.1. and
II. S. In Education in August. 190C.
. .....i.i iiw. yiiiniiier ses-
llf aiso un.c-""'-"
sion here in 1907.
Mr Skidmore is now a teacner oi
French at Amherst College.lianover.
X. II.. where he and his bride have
hem at home since October 1.
"I would spend mine right here in
Columbia and, if there were any left,
I would spend the balance in China."
Miss Xell Burgess.
These are the answers given to
the question of what they would do
with $100,000 if they had it by
these three girls at the Y. W. C. A.
meeting in Academic Hall last night.
Xot the less unselfish but a. little
more practical. Miss Esther Chap
man outlined a plan to the women
..M.n.-n lMit whereby each girl should
MALUIr.U! ...... ,,.li nc sho was
agree io gin- mm... ..- --
able each month and this money
would be wisely distributed among
the needy poor. Thirty-five attend
ed the meeting. Songs were sung
and a piano solo was given by Miss
NO KATES FOR M. V. ROOTERS
Tiger Team Must Pay Full Fares to
Nebraska ami Ames.
"There is no likelihood or excur
sion rates being given for the Xc
biaska or Ames games." said M. I.
Bell, Wabash station agent, yester
day. The authorities wouiu nui
een allow special rates for the Ti-
Ker football team on its trip to Ames.
If there are to he rates for the Kan
sas game here, that matter has noen
taken up with Prof. Brewer. 1 nave
been told nothing about it."
"The reason so few excursion rates
are being-made." continued Mr. Bell.
"is that the two-cent rate contro
versy has never been definitely set
.i.i ! th. i-ourts. The railroads
HE SAYS HE WAS JUST TIRED
Clarence Weaver. Who Was Found
Asleep on Sidewalk, on Trial.
Because he was tired from work-i.,p-
all dav is the reason that Clar
ence Weaver gives for lying against
iinst asleen on Broadway at -
.iu in thp tnnrnine. The case o
U Vium - - w
ti. Citv of Columbia against him.
charging him with drunkenness was.
tried before Judge D. H. Harris m
the Circuit Court this afternoon. The
case went to the jury at 3 o'clock
FORMER M. l CJIKI. TO MAKKV
),u,y Football IMayer Will W.-I Miss
A former student of the University
of Missouri. Miss Katherine McCanse.
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a graduate of Drury College. .-
McCanse was in the college .
and Science three years, 190fi-U09
She specialized in art. Mr. Adam,
was a halfback on the Drury College
football team several years ago.
Thev will live near Mt. Vernon.
It A. McCanse. a sophomore in
the College of Arts and Science went
home Wednesday night to ue ,..--
Pt his sister's wedding. He was ac
companied by his cousin. Miss Char
line McCanse. a student at Christian
rates for fear oi irouoie -"
cision is made. If the tnree-ceui
.,.ns should be renewed, we wouiu
see a return to the old times of many
excursions. I believe.
A Mail Currier Disabled,
j W. Welch, a city mail carrier, is
laid up for several days ith a pois
ofcd thumb which prevents him from
delivering the mail. Roy McDon
ald who is Mr. Welch's substitute
will carry the mail until Mr. Welch
is able to get back on duty.