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An KTenlnjt Dally by the Student In the
School of Journalism at the UiilverMty
of Missouri.
Managing Kilitor.
UoiTrraity Mlooorlan Aoclati. Inc.
.1 IIAKItlSOX IlKOWX. President.
ItOIIEKT S. MANX. Secretary.
James O. May
Ward A. Xetr
Itez It. Ma ire
Paul J. Thompson
II. J. McKay
W. E. Hall
OBIce: Jw Mir In Virginia Balldlnc
Fntered at the Tostofflce of Columbia, Mo.
38 secoad-class mall matter.
By carrier or mall ?2 a year.
Address all communications to
Columbia, Missouri.
Tlie entire potato industry of the
United States is endangered, according
to potato specialists. A disease, known
as fusarium. has destroyed hundreds
of potato plants in the Rocky Moun
tain territory and in Central Europe.
To gie up the potato as a table dish
would be a hard thing for the Ameri
can people. In the past ten years it
has adanced in price 111.11 per cent.
Yet it is used more cxtensHely than
ever before. What could be substi
tuted for this most popular of Ameri
can foods?
The opening of the Pulitzer School
of Journalism at Columbia University
marks another step toward the estab
lishing of journalism as a profession.
Four years ago the University of .Mis
souri established the first school. It
was put on an equal footing with the
other professional schools. Old time
"pencil pushers" said it would not last,
it wasn't practical. Many of these
critics hate changed their minds. Ap
proximately twenty-five universities
are giving courses at present.
Four of these schools give profes
sional degrees. Missouri was first,
giving a degree of Bachelor of Jour
nalism. The Pulitzer school with a
degree of Bachelor of Letters in Jour
nalism and Notre Dame with a degree
of Bachelor of Philosophy in Journal
ism follow this year. At the Univer
sity of Cork a professional degree is
given. Journalism is a profession a
profession of the interpreter.
Football, for a time, will drop out
of the lime-light. The world's cham
pionship baseball series between the
Boston American and the Xew York
National league baseball teams will
hold the attention this week of nine
out of every ten "fans" in the United
States. Who will win is. of course, a
question that can't be answered.
American league followers say it will
be Boston while the National League
hackers say New York.
If the time-worn phrase "show you"
means anything Boston won't have a
look in. Probably the best hope from
a New York standpoint is based on a
pitcher. "Jeff" Tcsreau, who conies
from Ironton, 5lo. His chief claim to
fame is based on his ability to de
velop speed while pitching.
Tesreau is a typical Southern ap
ple knocked. He is exceptionally large
and says that he lias been that way
ever since he can remember.
In 190S "Babe" Adams, another Mis
souri pitcher, won the series for Pitts
burg. This year Tesreau will try to
"show" Boston.
"Getting Ready for the Chances
Ahead" is the title of an article in
October Opportunity .Magazine by S.
Rowland Hall.
"This is the day of the man who
can do one thing well," says 51 r. Row
land. "There are not enough $10,000-
a-ycar men to fill the places at the
Tlie reason assigned by the author
is that not enough men are willing to
spend the time getting the necessary
equipment, the special training. The
essential element of success is equip
ment. The lack of it spells failure.
Those who have the specialized train
ing know nothing of the lack of op
portunity. 5Ir. Rowland tells of the investiga
tion made by Jones 5Iapes Dodge, a
prominent member or the American
Society of Mechanical Engineers, into
the earnings of the men who left pub-
lie schools and went immediately to!
work without getting the benefit of
special training.
"He found that these men at a cer
tain age were doing a little better, of
course, than those who were spending
a longer time at. scnoois acquiring j
special knowledge. But at the age of '
29 the men of cational training of a!
higher sort averaged $1,000 a year!
acquiring i
more than their lesser trained
The idea that persons get too old
for specialized training is scouted by
.Mr. Rowland. He cites numerous I
cases of persons becoming successful ,
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after middle life bv special training. I
jo.in .MCAuiine uecame a notea areni-
tect. specially training for the profes-
sion after he was ,"3 years old. J. A.
Osgood, a mining engineer of Sierra I sunbonnets (not hats) for Sunday or j "Roses".
Madre. Calif., determined at the age'social occasions were made of new
linsey or of more pretentious calico The second woman s name on rec
of .IS to make himself a civil and min- or ginRham. j ord ,s that of JIrs. Sarah Gentry El-
ing engineer. ..T,)e boys wore tQW or ax nen st0n who is now a teacher in Kansas
"Thousands of such instances might ' summer suits and jeans in winter; c""- slle received both the B. S. and
be civen. The man who wins todav 'Jackets, waists, coats and nantaloons. ! M. S. degrees in 1S7C and made Phi
must be prepared for the chances
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ahead-he must be able to seize efh-j
ciently the opportunities that offer."
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trom Other COIIeCS
Drake had so many calls for teach
ers last ve.ir that it w.ns imnnssililo
th r.ii th i.t-inoe ;!. loot ..n-v
4111 wi- j'ii.-i "tin lUiil JlUI o
The new women's dormitory at
Wisconsin will be ready for occupan
cy this fall. The building, which cost
$130,000, will be one of the finest on
the campus.
The elaborate honor system in
vogue at many of the universities in
this country is not used in Stanford
University, but an editorial in the
university paper announces that
cheating is not tolerated there.
Freshmen at Washington Universi
tv must nrvii.i,. niintimi cofit in fim
rear at all special chapel exercises.
Twelve hundred students turned
the interclass rush at Purdue into a
free-for-all fight. The authorities are
giving the matter a thorough investi
gation. About twenty men in the
sophomore class were injured.
Seniors at California University
Lwear sombreros and holts and hat
bands with bear and poppy designs.
They are contemplating doing away
with freshman caps.
An Towa Club, consisting of grad
uates of Iowa University, is being
formed at Colorado University this
Porter Garnet t. former assistant
curator of the Bancroft Historical
Collection at California University, is
the new literary editor of the San
Francisco Collegian.
The interclass basketball schedule
has begun at California University.
Six games will lie played by the four
There are twenty-two foreign stu-
dents at Iowa University. 5Iost of
inem are irom tne unent. though a
few are from Europe. There are six
from India, five from Japan, three
from the Philippines and two each
from China. Armenia and Russia, one
from Porto Rico and one from Po
land. '
"Dnfeir Supper Well Attended.
About "00 young women attended
the annual "Dutch" supper in Roth
well Gymnasium. Saturday night, by
the Y. W. C. A. The table was deco
rated with autumn leaves and apples,
and lighted by candles. 5Iiss Ea
Jonston was toast-mistress. Place
cards indicative of Dutchland an
nounced these toasts: "The Geese,"
.Miss Kathorine Smith: response. 5Iiss
Hope milliard; "The Goose Girl". 5Iiss
Ella V
Dobbs; response. Miss Anna
51. Stokcly; "The Wooden Shoe." 51iss
5Iarguerite Jackson; "The Windmill."
5Ii'ss Anna Shaw.
SC )OP 1 f trn
James Love of Liberty, Mo., who re
cently celebrated his ninety-second
liii-flwlit- urnTinlilt. la thn nlflpct livinir
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nlimimiK of the I niversitv of 5hs-
, .
sourj a,though several graduates of
the 184C class are still living. He
was in the class of 33.
". Iove was born in Kentucky at
i a comparatively early day in its his
, tory. In a recent letter to friends in
Columbia, lie told about the clothes
Worn by the girls and boys of his
"The girls," he wrote, "were limited
to t,le product of the loom and spin-
ning wheels. The cotton cloth after
B ,
being dyed was made up for summer
dress and ,insey woolsey. the productjcity an at Kansas City. In May
of tne salne ioom cither plain or j mil, she wrote to the Alumni Asso
plaid, was made up for winter. The
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WUn no underclothing or overcoats.
The woolen hat was made by the hat- president or tne Aiumni Association,
',,, only woman ho,ding oflice in the
shocs ,f e ,iad any at aI, th,B deJ association.
pending wholly upon the shoemaker
having been able to reach the boy's
family on time in his annual circuit
of the neighborhood. On his failure
to come, there was nothing left for '
the boy and the rest of the "drou
shot' r:inp- hut tn pn hnrefnnt until hi '
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did come, which not infrequently was
at Christmas time nr later"
at Christmas time or later.'
5Ir. Love left Kentucky in 1842. He
intended to locate in Texas but was
stranded in Fulton. 5Io.. and taught
there and at 5Iexico until 1S32. when
he entered the junior class at 5lis
souri University. The entire cnroll-
,ncnt at tllat tirac was 1U. an(l in the
Kraduating class of 1853 there were
fourteen including 5Ir. Love. The
Pnhersity then consisted of one
building, the columns of which are
stm standing on the campus. The
building cost $85,000 and was after
unrris oninnrort mi.! iViinrnvoH. Thoro
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were no railroads in Columbia at that
t me lmt the Univers tv catalocue
said: "The University is easily acces
sible by the river during the greater
part of the year. At the landing at
Providence carriages will always be
in readiness to convey passengers to
Columbia. To this point a plank road
has been completed. There is also
daily communication with St. Louis
and with most parts of the state by
stages, connecing with the North .Mis
souri Railroad a Sturgeon and Cen
tralia and with the Pacific Railroad
at Jefferson City."
After his graduation from the Uni
verfeity. .Mr. Love taught for seerai
years in William Jewell College and
since that time has lived in Liberty.
He says: "Of the 1,00 people I found
in Liberty in IS5:!, not one who had
reached the estate of manhood or
womanhood is alie today; I bein?
the only one of them whose name and
date of death is not entitled to a
place on a tombstone, hv which I am
reminded of the pertinent lines of the
poet. Tom 5Ioore,
'When I remember all the friends so
kinly linked together.
I've seen around me fall like leavet-
in wintry weather:
I feel like one who treads alone, some
banquet hall deserted.
wiiose lights are lied, whose garlands
And all but he departed'."
in 1S55 he opened Clay Seminary, a
girls' school, and conducted it for ten
years. Since that time he lias lived
a retired life in Liberty with tlie ex
ception of two years spent in Europe
and the Orient At present 51 r. Loe
enjoys good health; his eyesight and
hearing are normal and his memory
is exceptionally good for one of his
J. S. Clarkson of Columbia receiied
his A. IJ. degre3 from the University
in lSlfi and his A. 51. in 1S49. He
was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa
honorary fraternity. .Mr. Clarkson is
Si years old. After his graduation he
was for more than fiftv years a
banker in Columbia, retiring from ac-
tie business life about ten years ago.
He now lies with his daughter. 5Irs.
G. 15. Rollins.
Another member of the class of
1S4C, Luther Todd Collier, still has a
law office in Kansas City. He also
received his A M. degree here and
made Phi Beta Kappa.
Lewis B. Daugherty of Liberty, who
received his A. B. in 1847 and A. M.
in 1830, is the oldest whose name is
on the alumni subscription list.
The first woman graduate so far as
records show was Sara Anna Ware,
now Mrs. Taggart, who received her
B. S. in 1872 and her A. M. in 1S79.
Records show that in 1005 she was
matron at the Police Court in the
ciation giving her occupation
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Among the other living members
of the early classes are Dr. A. 51. 51c-
Alester. rormeriy aean or me acnooi
of Medicine at the University of 5Iis-
' souri, who received his A. H. in laiit.
A. 51. 1807 and LL. I), ill 1S97: Daniel
Webster Boone Kurtz, now a retired
farmer of Columbia, who received his
A. B. in 1S6 and A. 51. in lSfi9: Gar
diner Lathrop of Chicago, A. II. lSf.7.
A. 51. 1870. who is general solicitor
for the Santa Fe Railroad; and Jer
rold R. Letcher of Salt Lake City.
clerk of the United States Courts, who
received his B. S. in 187:!. 51. S.. lS7fi
and LL. B. in 1S75. S. L.
The Student 1'rogro.shes Meet
E. L. .Mitchell and 51. L. Griffith,
students in the University, spoke at
the meeting of the Students' Progres-
sive Club last night. About seventy-
five attended the meeting. The Club
"u" ,ma u """""'3,"i UI ""'""
ha... linn tiifititlifiitiiliit. Af fifH hin
Five men were appointed to serve on
the committee for the reception of
Gifford Pinchot next Thursday.
5Iissourian wants pay. Phone them
to 55.
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Columbia, Missouri
October 8, 1912.
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Observations taken at 8 a. m.. TMh meridian time. Air pressure reduced to sea level. Isobars (continuous lines) pass tbrcnieh points
of equal air pressure. Isotherms (dotted lineM pass through points of equal temperature: drawn only for zero, freezing. XP. and Hxf.
O dean partly cloudy: cloudy: rain: snow; report mlsslns. Arrows fly with the wind. Flat ncurcs. lowest tem
perature past 12 hours: second, precipitation of '.01 inch or more for past 21 hours: third, maximum wind velocity. "
The highest temperature in Columbia yesterday was fit; and the lowest last night was .":;. A year ago the
highest was .".:; and the lowest was 48. The forecast till 7 o'clock tomorrow:
For Missouri: Unsettled weather with showers tonight or Wednesday; warmer tonight.
Weather Conditions: The high barometer area has moved eastward and has gien place to a low pressure
area that covers most of tlie country lying between the .Mississippi and Rocky -Mountains. At 7 this morning
list rain was Tailing in parts of Texas. Oklahoma, eastern Kansas and western .Missouri. East of the .Missis
sippi clear and cool weather is the accompanying feature of the high pressure, while in the .Middle West and
.Missouri Valley the temperatures have risen sharply.
The arrangement of atmospheric pressure will cause the winds to blow from the south during the nnst :',C
hours giving warmer weather in Columbia, and while there will be some cloudiness thorn nrobablv will not
be much rain if any.
Scoop Got Off at the First
Echoes of Yesterday.
Fhe Years Ago.
Captain Joseph Frazier, command
ant of cadets, was trying ot get the
Missouri National Guard encampment
to come to Columbia.
J. B. Coleman was appointed tru
ant ollicer for the negro children.
Corn was selling at $2.23 a barrel.
The Modern American lodge, which
had just been organized in Columbia,
elected Walter Mitchell president.
The Rev. 51. A. Hart had just
preached his first sermon in thei
Christian Church here. He had i
come from Pomona, Cal. I
Ten Years Ago. I
The curators named Dormitory Xo.
1 Benton Hall in honor of Thomas H. j
Benton, one of the pioneer senators
of .Missouri, and Dormitory Xo. 2 1
Lathrop Hall after John H. Lathrop. ,
the first president of the University. I
The City Council canvassed the j
votes from the election the previous
Tuesday and found that W. H. Roth-'
well had been elected city attorney
'and W. S. Pratt councilman from the
Fourth ward
Stanley Sisson was the new mem
ber of the Uimersity Glee Club.
Thirty Years Airo.
Prohibition was a live issue before
the Columbia people and the papers!
were running a prohibition column.
P. Hubbard, 51. D., D. S.. at the re-
quest of Columbia friends, advertised
that he would do dental work at his j
Southern Students l'reent at
First Jleetinjr of Year.
Students from six Southern states
met in the Y. 51. C. A. Building Sat
urday night and re-organized the
meeting and others have expressed a
desire to join. The states represent
ed in the first meeting were Ken
tucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas,
Texas and .Mississippi.
These officers were elected: presi-'
dent. W. L. Durant; vice-president,
G. H. Banks; secretary, Roy C. Ben
nett, and treasurer, A. J. Quarles.
A 1-cent stamp on this copy of the
.Missourian sent to a friend, may
,,rinK a new student to the University
next year.
S. Department oi Agriculture.
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Now is the time you
need your senior pin.
By getting it today
you have the use of
it throughout this
your senioryear, and
you still have it when
you leave. The Co
Op senior pin has
the safety clasp. You
cannot loose it.
"AI" or Seal watch
fobs that you will like
are, at the Co-Op.
See them in sterling:
.silver and in gold.
Years of experience
have shown us the
kinds students want.
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