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An Erenlnr Dally by the Student in the
School of Journalism at the UnWenlty
of Missouri-
ManaelnB Editor.
CBierity Mlinrln Assaciatlaa, Ine.
KOltERT S. MANN. Secretary. V
V. E. HALL. Treasurer.
James O. Mav II. J. McKay
Ward A. XelT T. S. Hnilson
I'aul J. Tlioiupson I. S. Epperson
Ofllcc: Dawn Stair In llrslnla, Building-.
quite correctly, as a nuisance. In
Kansas City it is allowed only on fire
motors, presumably on the belief that
anything which adds to the general
- -
excitmept will increase the "fighting
spirit" of the firemen. But-dt seems
rather surprising that a "street car,"
dependent on the public for patron
age, should seek that patronage with
a peace-dispelling howl that leaves
everyone in hearing with a mad de
sire to operate on the car with an ax.
Footballs, Baseballs and Cups Tell of Athletic
- Triumphs "Nick" Recalls a Famous
-- Track Victory;
Entered at the Postofflce of Columbia, Mo .
as aecoad-class mall matter.
By carrier or mall $2 a year.
Address all communications to
Columbia. Missouri.
There is denial of the report that
the .Missouri mule will soon be a
thing of the past a denial by the
mules themselves. On the same, day
the article on the mule appeared in
the Missounan editorial column, 138
Missouri mules, just arrived in Cali
fornia, broke from their corral, devas
tated flower gardens, frightened chil
dren, evaded police and enjoyed their
freedom for twenty-four hours. News
travels fast.
Ecjoes of Yesterday.
Students in the new Pulitzer School
of Journalism at Columbia University
turned in enough matter the first day
of school to fill seven New York news
papers. Instructors "boiled" their ef
forts down to about a column of act
ual news.
Journalism has become a profes
sion, newspaper-making a science
Journalists require training.
School of Journalism are training
their students in that present-day es
sential terseness. This quality is an
absolute requirement for success in
newspaper writing. ' '
Fhe Years Ago.
Eighteen students and two profes
sors left Columbia to attend a Y. 31.
C. A. convention at Fulton.
The Cadet Band gave a concert.
A farmer living near Columbia
stated that he had just finished
shucking twenty acres of corn that
averaged seventy-seven bushels to
the acre.
Officers were elected for the Chau
tauqua Association which was to
hold a Chautauqua in Columbia the
next summer.
It was proposed that Barnes 3Ied1
cal College of St." Louis be used in
connection with the School of Medi
cine at Columbia.
Estimating that footballs are worth
$5 apiece and baseballs $1.2.1, and
adding $500 for the cups, the valua
tion placed on them by Prof. c. L.
Brewer, the contents of the University
of .Missouri athletic trophy case are
worth $611.23. The subjective value
but who dares even to conjecture?
The case is of glass, standing about
four feet high and running the entire
length of the west wall or the trophy
room in Rothwell gymnasium. The
trophies, formerly scattered, have
been gathered together under the
care of 31r. Brewer. The room is far
too large for the case, but there was
design in the selection. It is expected
he said, "all the newspaper notice we
got was an announcement in one pa
per that the '.Missouri hopefuls ar
rived this "morning.' They had heard
about our records, but it was a com
mon belief there that we timed our
meets with alarm clocks." Nick
yawned listlessly.
"Johnson was the first to run. He
won the mile. I followed with the
high hurdles and tied in the high
jump- From the field came the re
port that Roberts won the discus
throw. In the meantime Bermond
came in second in the quarter.
"After every event Coach A. A.
Stagg of the University of Chicago
The October Magazines
Arts and Decoration is a high class
periodical devoted to the interests
which its name suggests. The series
of articles of woman painters of to
day will be found particularly at
tractive. (New York. $2 a year. 20
cents a copy.)
' P. M- Brafcdt Gees to Holdea Fair
P. M- Bradt, a 1910 "graduate of the
College of Agriculture, departed Wed.
nesday for oHlden. 3io., where he wm
make several talks at the fair beinr
held there this week.
Uncle Remus Home 31agazine is a
magazine of the real South- Under its
new editor. Edmund F. Hackett, it
will even increase in delightfulness.
(Atlanta, Go. $1.00 a year. 10 cents
a copy.)
The Westerner is a clever magazine
of stories and sketches concerning the
Pacific Coast and its people. (Seattle.
Washington. 50 cents a year.)
The people of this community will
be favored with a concert by the
United States' 3Iarine band on the
night of November'4. Through the in
fluence of the University State Mili
tary School the band had agreed to
stop here one night on its tour of the
Western states. 'This is one of the
most noted bands of the country,
playing at all the official functions in
Washington. When the President
gives a dinner or reception this band
always plays and hence it is called
"the President's Band".
Sousa won his fame as leader of
this band. The present leader is Wil
liam H. Santelmann. A noted grand
opera singer will be with this group
of musicians when they come here-
Ten Tears Ago.
Circuit Attorney Folk of St. Louis
had 'engaged eight rooms at the Gor
don HotoXOr (be next week and the
Ed Butler contingent had engaged
four rooms. The Butler bribery 'case
that the room will soon be too small. asked our coach, T. E. Jones, if that
un me wan above the case a large
frame is hung. This is divided into
many small squares, and in forty-six
of these there are pictures of various
athletic groups. There is a picture
there of every basket ball team that
ever competed for the University The
baseball and track pictures are not
complete. Some teams failed to be
photographed. But there is a picture
there of every football team that the
University ever put out- There is a
picture of the first football team of
1890, which lost its only intercollegi
ate game to Washington, but after-
was all. Jones would always answer,
'I think so,' to which Stagg would re
ply. 'I hope so.'
"Then Kirksey requested the band
to play 'Dixie.' It did. Everybody
cheered. Then Bermond came be
hind Davenport in the half mile, so
pushing Davenport as to exhaust him
Benzinger's 31agazine is an illus
trated Catholic family monthly of ex-(
cellence. It publishes fiction and i
general literature. (New York. $2 a
year. 20 cents a copy.)
When Wet
Days Come
The Cosmopolitan claims "more
readers every month than two of our
monthly competitors combined."
Certainly the articles of special in
terest attract- General Nelson A.
Miles writes his recollections of An
for the first and only time in his life, tietam, Harold Bolce tells of the New
Then Steele tied the conference rec-. Darwin and his new Ideas. Harry
ord for the two-mile run.
"Kirksey was the only Missouri
man who had not yet competed. Ev
ery Other man had run and scored.
When the contestants for the low
ward defeated a team of engineering i hurdles were called to their marks.
had been set to be tried in the Boone I students by the most encouraging Kirksey had tears in his eyes. The
uouniy vjircuit Jourt me next weeK. score of 90 to 0. Heavy fellows they
Mrs. Sidney Calvert returned from were who wore all sorts of uniforms
a visit to Germany. and heavy sweaters with big collars
Parker .Memorial Hospital had reaching almost to their ears There
more patients in it than at any other ls a picture of the team of 1895 the marks, and Beeson got the start of
time during its existence. great-team. Perhaps there was a Kirksey. Kirksey was behind him.
C. 31. Pape was a rfew, shoe dealer . peculiar virtue in the mustaches they -but was cutting the distance down,
in Columbia. v . wore. - ,. , , ( The lagt hurd,e they took together
Columbia papers ran an article on In the tropny case are seventeen', But Kirksey beat him from there to
.c ..c i.... iu vci 0.1,, . footballs, one bears this inscription , the tape by the narrow margin of
was to oe issuea oy me post omcedone jn bIack India ink.
victory for .Missouri now depended on
"Beeson of California was held to
be the favorite- They settled to their
Peyton Steger has a charming ac
count of O. Henry and there's high
class diction! (New York. $1.50 a
year; 15 cents a copy.)
The retail merchant, the manufac
turers, the newspaper publisher will
find Retail Equipment an excellent
magazine to read regularly. It has
ideas that help. (Scranton, Pa. $2.00
a year. 25 cents a copy.)
Bring your raincoats
or umbrellas to the Co
Op. Leave the-n here
while you are in class.
They will be safely kept for
you. Leave your parcels at the
Co-Op too. Many students
take advantage of this convenience.
You can also do your buying
while passing through the store.
Thus you arc saved from mak
ing a single extra step when jou
want to buy the things students
A mile of rock road has been com
pleted near Harrisonville in Cass
County at a total cost of less than
$2,000. It was built as a demonstra
tion that such roads can be construct
ed at a cost much less than is 'usually
If the 3I11I Tax Amendment passes
in November the state will have a
road fund at its disposal much larger
than at present With decreased cost
of construction the possibilities will
be great. The farmers of Cass County
have found that road improvements
pay well; their land has increased
steadily in price.
Better roads would mean the same
for farmers all over the state. That
cheaper construction with standard
rock Is possible has been demonstrat
ed. 3Iore money to 'be' used 'for the
purpose is possible -if they 'will' vote
and paBS the Mill Tax Amendment;"
Twenty Tears Ago.
A party! of Columbia girls enter
tained the members of the Sigma Nu
fraternity on a hay-ride- The party
made such a noise as they drove
through the streets of Columbia that
utey i were cnauengea by me nignt . game Is also there. Missouri got it
watchman and had lo promise to be ' by winning the toss of a coin.
Missouri, 18.
Kansas, 12.
Another has this interesting legend:
Missouri, 12.
Kansas. G.
six inches.
The crowd went wild. Jones was
introduced 'to them and- received a
great ovation. There were more than
5,000 in the stands.
"That night the papers referred to
us as the 'dark horses of 3iissouri,'
and also as the 'sun-burned boys of
The football used in last year's tie i the South.' One paper thought there
were five Indians on the team."
L. W.
There are twenty-one baseballs.
some of them showing signs of many
Baptist Sunday School superintend
ents met in Columbia and decided to good whacks from bats of 3Iissouri j
hold a mass Sunday School of the , players. i
Baptist churches of the county. ! There are twenty-two cups in thet
It was stated that a man was seen case, of all shapes and sizes, from
going up Broadway with a St Louis I the simplest to the most elaborate,
newspaper in one boot leg and a pint from the mere goblet to the preten
of whisky In the other. tious trophy. One cup does not whol-
Letters. of condolence were coming ' ly belong to the University. Two
to E. W. Stephens and Walter Wil-' thirds of it does. It has to be won
liams on account of the .fire which three times before it becomes perma
had destroyed the Columbia Herald' nent property. The University has
printing plant. The loss was esti- won it twice
mated -at $30,000. But the biggest trophy there is
Thirty Tears Ago. permanent property of the University.
Samuel S. Laws, president of the n is three feet high, stands on an
University, announced that students ebony base, and is surmounted by a
in the Academic department could metal figure of the flying 3Iercury. It
tane tne commercial course ror $5 m js the Western Conference Champion
addition to their $20 fees and those ship Trophy, which was won by the
jn tne scnoois or uw, .vieaicine ana
Engineering for $5 in addition to
their $40 fees.
For teacher, pupil and lover of mu
sic a most desirable periodical is The
Musician. It is full to the brim with
good things. (Oliver Ditson Com
pany, Boston. $1.50 a year- 15 cents
a copy.)
The Confederate Veteran is the or
gan of the United Confederate Veter
ans, the United Daughters of the Con
federacy, the Sons of Veterans and
other similar organizations. It pub
lishes much of historical interest and
value. (Nashville, Tenn. $1 a year.
10 cents a copy.)
We've nearly starved
to death since You've
been away ! ! ! ! !
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108 S. Ninth. Phone221-B
Fort) Years Ago.
R. B. Price was a candidate
treasurer of Boone county.
University track team six men at
the games held in Minneapolis in
1911. The team won the meet with a
score of 33 points probably the
I highest score made by such a small
for ' team in any conference meet.
Sometimes nbike 'is" nedess&ry, and
sometimes It ls not, but it is always
noisy; and noisy noise, whether nec
essary or unnecessary, is discohcert
ting, frequently distracting and some
times painful mentally. There is this
difference a necessary noise we can
stand if we have to, but an unneces
sary noise, if made by some one else,
shrieks in our unwilling ears, romps
through our protesting brains and
tramples under frot each flinching
All of which leads up to the subject
of motor sirens. For if the foregoing
is true of any other noise it is true
many fold of motor sirens.
In many cities the siren is classed.
Among '
the universities who trailed hehind
HoraceGreeley was a candidate for' Mi8"souri on that historic occasion '
President . . were CMravn rnlifr.T-nIo w!oi .
Opening exercises of the 3iissouri Illinois. 3iinnesota. Purdue. North
School of Law were held in the Uni- western and Kansas. 1
versity chanel. Circuit court was ad-1 John P. xicholson, the present cap-'
Journed and the members of the bar tain of the track team gcored th
attended the services. Christian greatest number of points for Alls-'
College students, residents of the sourl. He earned nine poi wm ,
town and out-of-town guests were nin ,h hIh w,ii, o.i ,.. , '
---o -""" " """ ""'s
urai in me nign jump. Tne team was ,
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present- . ,"
Xew Cora Drill Used in Agronni).
The department of agronomy has
just finished the seeding of breeding
wheat AH the seeding was done with
a new drill obtained from the Uni
versity of Nebraska,. This drill drops
a grain every two inches, with rows
ten and one-half inches apart
Wren's pharmacy In the Virginia
Building is handy for you. We have
most any .thing you want adv.
composed of Nicholson, Johnson,!
Bermond. Roberts, Steele and Kirk
sey. Every one on that team took a
first, with the exception of Bermond,
who took two seconds.
"Nick," the questioner asked famil
iarly, "let's hear a little of that West
ern Conference meet of 1911,"
Nick, removed his knees from under
his chin and stretched himself as far
as the trunk he was sitting on per
mitted. ,
"When we arrived at 3Hnneapolis,' ,
Columbia, Missouri
October 11, 1912.
7 . m.
UDsenrations taken at 8 a. in.. 75th meridian time. Air pressure reduced to sea leel. Isobars (eonUnumi lln) r.. ,-,.,., -i.
of equal ay-pressure. Isotherms (dotted lines) passthrou points of eq&l tOTperatureTSSrnonlr foeeSSWdloS?
O clean O parti, cloudy: cloudy: rain: snow: report mlsslne. Arrow, fly with the winmflOTxeMiwestte
perature past 12 hours; second, precipitation of -.01 Inch or more for past 24 hours; third, maximum wind TetocUy? !
The highest temperature in Columbia yesterday' was 72 and the lowest last night was 64- rainrall 0 22. A
year ago yesterday the highest was 66 and the lowest was 43. Forecast until 7pm tomorrow-
For Missouri: Colder tonight with rain north and fair south portion. .Saturday, generally fair with colder
east portion-
Weather Conditions: The center of the low pressure that was in the Rio Grande yesterday has moved to
the ower Missouri Valley. Under the influence of this atmospheric depression rains have been general over the
territory lying between the Rocky .Mountains and the .Mississippi. There is a high pressure area over the
Northwest which is giving fair and much colder weather generally throughout' tha' region
The low pressure will move northeastward and will be followed by the high during the next 36 hours will
give fair and colder weather In Columbia by Saturday morning.
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