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University Missourian. (Columbia, Mo.) 1908-1916, January 26, 1913, Image 1

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:ks three-tenths
. L. Shrader, Junior Farm?
cr, Is Alrnpsf Exactly
rwise JMgnt ana iere
w x i .
Sides Measure Just
the Same.
Cow would you like the honor of
ag the most symmetrical, the beat
yslcally proportioned man la the
taiverslty? This distlnctjon belongs
H. L. Shrader, a junipf in the
allege of Agriculture. If you meas-
bim on bis right side, you have
measurements of his other side
One side is the exact counter-
of the other, a condition which
rarely found, according to Prqf. C
Brewer, director of athletics, and
, F. Field, instructor in athletics.
Recently it was decided to pick out
rst proportioned ana most syxn-
man at the University.
Eh it is not the plan to offer any
i for this they considered the man
bore that distinction was due
recognition. Accordingly, Mr.
made a close surrey of all the
in athletics and followed this up
referring to his files which show
exact measurements of the men.
gh many checkea up as good
was but one who could in any
; sense of the word be called per-
, and that was Shrader.
Model Man a Gymnast.
I Shrader has been doing "gym" work
since he entered the University.
I year be is a member of the gym-
tic team and stands a good chance
elected its captain. He at
went oat for track work but
Its it up, deciding that the in-
gymnastlcs are more beneficial
the long run and their elects more
sent Also there is lew danger
lahnr to the heart In this line
physical training, according to him.
s "perfect man" is 23 years old
I ats home is in Kansas City, where
lather Is a minister. He began
tic work la school whea he
IS years old. He was oat. of
1 two years before coming to
UalTerslty so In all he has been
physical training for six years.
is a graduate of the Kansas City
sal Training High School, aad
Is member of the Farmhouse here.
IT Cheese Beet Han Sack Tear.
a regard to him Mr. Field said
or his slxe he is an Ideal sua
J more nearly perfectly propor-
than any man I nave ever ex-
A test will be made each
thereafter to select the best
ned man In the University."
Ser Is 5 feet 8 Inches tall and
ghs 151 pounds. His measure-
bU In Inches are as follows:
rths head. 22.2; neck, 14.6;
forced inspiration, 39.5; chest.
oal, 37; chest, forced expiration.
waist, 29.5; hips, 37.5; right
kh, 22; right knee, 14.5; righ". caf,
right ankle, &2; (left leg he
); right hand, 8.5; left hand, 8.4:
right arm, contracted, 13.3;
arm normal, 11.4; right elbow.
V, right forearm, 10.9; right wrist.
left arm same with exception of
rami, contracted, which to IS, or
-tenths of aa inch leas than bis
K arm.
fcest, forced lasmrauoa.
chest, forced expiration, 18.5;
18.2; lengUi Joga, .
idthi chest, forced laspirattoa,
; chest, forced expiration,- 1M
113; arms, flp tq tp. .flUf.
H-lag to Mr. Fieia, Mr. &:
ire la very good, his blood
Ln excellepj. also his laags
enlar development His eight
3g are perfect His aomal
168 and Ms pulse after exer-
pAHCEg if icrnN
OWs taterWaM TfM
and Iadka tkm.
IguesU at the aaamal faeaKy
ba and dance givea by the
of Read Hall Friday alght
entertained with faaey dances
girls. gyMa MagOi. sau
Abb Stow, Onae Unm,
(cReyaalda a4 Mabel Bafsf
la a gsaalsh aad aa iadtaa
Tlen all the guests JeUed la
of the old V&m ft
TSSf .
A fhfE AY FK STSHipra
Tkr Today says 1
There will be at leak aa aJ4'dr
of fair weather! The United Stales
Weather Bureau forecast says it will
be fair. There will be no need for
overcoats aad wraps, the saa will
ahlae aad everything will be spring
like. It will be a good day for
Part of the Maria WM Be Bene Ex-
psdaaMaa Weak.
The new Physfcs Baidlng wfll ba
ready for class wprk about March 1.
There wijl be no formaj dedication.
Some of Uie apparatus wiu be moved
in examination week, so the mathe
matics department may take the
rooms of the physics department la
the Engineering BuUdlag. Th new
building will set be furnished eaUre
ly at first
Kafisas Aggj c Basketball Teain
Wins Both pontests Here
falfreyrriari Star?.
The Tigers tasted defeat ln basket
ball for the first time this season, at
the hands of the Kansas Aggie, the
new members of the Conference, Mis
souri lost two games. The score of
the first game. Friday night, was 31
to 18; and the second, Saturday af
ternoon, 34 to 27.
Superior basket sbooUng by the
Aggies won both games. In the first
game, particularly, their goal throw
ing was by far the best seen on the
local court this season.
The work of Souders, Aggie center,
was the feature of the two games.
He scored 17 pojnts In the first game,
more than half of the total; and 14
in the second. His goal throwing
was a revelation to Tiger rooters.
No saot'seeaiesT toe dlflcult or alsi.
Palfreyman, Tiger forward aad
guard, outshone all other Missouri
players In the two contests. Some of
his' goals were spectacular aad his
extreme speed aad aggressiveness was
YtTT much la evidence la both games.
He waa knocked put in the aecoad
game, but revived enough to finsh.
Stem at guard played great de
fensive ball. Although he has been
sick for the last week, and had a
higij fever Friday aad Saturday, stlH
pe played his' usual stellar game.
The second game was the closer and
more interesting of he two. The
score, was close at alj times, aad al
though the Aggies kept the lead a
greater part of" the game, the Tigers
always threatened, and the rooters
never gave up. MacCallum, captajn
of the Aggies, was the chief scorer,
having sevea goals to his credit
The line-up:
Missouri. Kansas Aggies.
Craig, Lf McCallam, Huttp
Taafe r.f. Shal
Bernet, Stern.... c .Souders
Palfreyman, ... is. Root
Stern, Edwards, r.g. Jones
Summary: Goals Craig 4. Taaf e h
Bernet 2. Palfreyman 3; McCallum 7,
Shull 3, Souders 2. Free throws
Taafe 7, Souders 1(JL Foals Mis
souri 16, Aggies 11.
The line-up:
Mlaaouri. Kaasas Aggies.
Palrreymaa, Craig Lf. McCaUwa
TpM r.t ...Shall, Hatto
Bernet, Stern, ... c. Soaders
Edwards, r.g. J08
tera.Palfreyman-Lg. Root
amaury: Goals Palfreymaa t,
TaaSe 2. Stern 1; McCallam 4. Shall
1, Soaders 4, Root t. Free throws
Tate 6, Bonders . Poale-Mlssoari
14. KaiWM Agtlaf .
Frldayf WW WW c
the first half, whea the score stayed
close, bat fa the aecoad half the Ag
gies came back strong aad made a
runaway atalr of Um eeateet, scor
ing It -points to. Missouri's &
'Orndala: JHeever (Baker), referee:
Sanderson (MJatearl). ttrnkoaper.
Sttfafe MWster WH San .?
ataisata la Apr.
The Rot. Hat TaJ
sariea ef laetarea fM-atoft week
it the TJalTatalfyr ffkf ?!:
Ha win aa aere M9fp s- -"-
aitaek waa here last year aad apeat
aboat a' weak, toetarfcaf ? Jkan-ata;
T) . ... .. u - -
aaaia. Ail aw meeuas w .
by' large crowds. This will ba hi
IhlriLtJatt. . - . .
-K -r
Would Organize in Seventeen
Pjitricfs fa Betterrneni
of City.
School Conditions and Drink-
Fountajns Vlso yill Be
A call for 500 Columbia womea to
meet at the Boone County Courthpuse
Thursday afternoon to discuss meth
ods for making Columbia a better town
tq ve Jp, waa Issued yesterday after
nopn by the Women's Civic League.
How to reduce the cost of living;
the intaJIaton pf sanitary drinking
fountajijs i'n the Cqunba churches
anx 09 Broadway; $e encouragement
of gardep planting in the sprjng aad
the betterment of school conditions,
are some, of the subjects that will be
discussed at this mass, meeting of
Those who have been asked to dis
cuss these .questions are: Miss
FranceaNowell, Mrs. J. C. Jpnes, Mrs.
W. G. Manly, Jlrs. N. ff Gentiy,
Mrs. Benjamin Shore, Mrs. J. E.
Thornton, Mrs. W- E. Harshe, Mrs.
John N. Taylor, Mrs. J. A. Stewaft
Mrs. J. .Af. Batterton, Mrs. Major, Miss
Mary Wharton, Mrs. L. W. St Clalr
Mos8, Mrs. T. J. Ha'tton, Mrs. Hoi
brecht, Mrs. James Schwabe, Mrs. J.
F. Murry, Miss Julia Sampson,
Mrs. D. A. RobnettMrs. H. H. Tandy,
Mrs. D. E. Williams. Mrs. Claud
Wheeler, Mrs. F. W. Poor and Mrs.
M. L. Lipscomb
Fer Seventeen Organizations.
"How to Improve my part of Colum
bia" is the definite subject assigned to
each of the foregoing. A map of Co
lumbia, divided into seventeen dis
tricts baa been prepared. The peafc
era were, selected to represent the va
rious districts.
Mrs. C. W. Greene of 814 Virginia
avenue will preside at the meeting
Thursday afternoon. It will be held
at 2:30'o'clock;
Mrs. W. W. Charters, one of the
members of the Women's Civic
League, who was instrumental In is
suing the call, said:
"Our purpose is to form seventeen
separate organizations of women to
cover every part of Columbia. Each
pf these organizations will have its
pwa chalrnian and wi 'meet to dis
cuss the needs pf Its section. Then
Joint meetings of all the divisions will
be held to "discuss tie need of the
satire city.
"We wat to reach every woman ln
Columbia through this meeting Thurs
day. Committees have been appoint
ed to either see pr telephone every
home la the city.
Health la PnbUe Seaeels.
"Probably the first thing to be tak
en up will be methods of improving
the health' conditions ln our public
schools. In pits connection the as
sistance of the school board and of
the Commercial Club will be solicited.
Some of the things to be taken up
ln this connection will be the preven
tion of the spread of contagious dis
eases among school children.
"In time we hope to make thl or
ganization of the women of Columbia
so strong and efficient that its influ
ence will extend to other cities of
Missouri. We are even typklnj for
ward te' the organization of a wdera
tloa of womea's cjiyjc leagues to ia
elade every city aad town la the
state. la this way we can promote
legislation that will make oar towns
better places for homes.
N. T. Gantry, president of the Com
mercial Club, was present at the lapef
ing yesterday afternoon. Re. plagnd
the Coauaerclal Club to suppor tlje
wowiea 'In (betr campaiga. '
JUM JNafM Wflty S BpVmWnT f? r
The aealor alaat. of StepaeM Col
lsa gT a er aaffii-te aaaaaace
their apoasor, Miss' Laatsa Dudley,
head of the English detatauat last
Thursday 'alght Th SMsaberf of the
aealor daaa an: Misses Baatrlep
Brown, Rath Crockett, Alice WllaHe,
Deris Callaaaa, Rath aaaaders. MU-
dred Melria, Araeala
lya Daraad, Jaaaette Xorrla, Jfaad
Refte, Rstelle Davis aad Iva stea. '
Miss Bthei, Saarha of Moataamerr
CKy, VaTrs a aeir stadeat of Btaphaaa
Boone County j$.epresentatjve
Would Pui High 'Schools
in the Country.
.Believes State Should Have
Jtighf to Gross Examine
Witness Who Testifies.
Frank G. Harris, representative from
Boone County, has introduced a bill
in the General Assembly giving two
pr more school districts power to
unite to maintain a jiigh sctaoqj. The
biil provides that courses in agricul
ture and domestic science shall be
gven. The high schoo board l to
be composed of the presidents of pie
various districts uniting. The stats
treasurer sjiall aid the school by a
gift of flop.
la another bill, Mr. Harris proposes
to five the atate the right to cross
examine anyone charged with a crme,
who youtarily takes the witness
stand' n ijis own defense. Persopa
charged with crime under pie present
law cannot be required to give testi
mony against themselves. If put pn
thp witness stand they cannot be
crossed examined on any matters not
referred to ln their chief examination.
Mr. Harris argues that if a defend
ant 'takes the stand as a witness In
his own behalf the state should have
a right to cross examine him as it
does any other witness.
A third bill of Mr. Harris, if passed,
will reduce the number of men sum
moned for Juries in capital cases from
40 to 24. This gives 12 challenges in
stead of 28, the number now chal
lenged. In felony cases the number
of challenges will be reduced from
18 to 8 and In misdemeanor cases
from 8 to" 6.
Mr. Harris has estimated that' this
will, save the tax-payers $50,000 a
The bill also provides that Jurors
found competent to serve la criminal
cues ftyUi be placed in Jhe care pf
an ofleer of the court until the Jury
lis sworn. At present a Juror is not
put unjler the custody of an officer
until after the defendant makes his
peremptory challenges. He Is not
required to announce these until he
has had the list of 40 men for 24
Harris has Introduced another
bill whkh gives thecpuaty court of
each county the right to fix the ppll
tax paid la that county. No poll tax
is to be more than $5 or less than $1.
8he aad Brother Were Large Cea
tafbaton to lewry Hall Faad,
Mias Eliza Ellen Lowry, sister of
the late Benjamin Franklin Lowry,
Who contributed a large amount to
wards the erecting of Lowry Hall, and
herself a part contributor, died at 3
o'clock yesterday morning at her
home, 312 Christian College avenue.
She had been sfck for four weeks and
waa 81 years old.
Miss Lowry'a father came to Boone
County In 1842 ffpra Virginia, settling
a fejr miles south p'f Columbia,
fhere were four boys and three girls
la the family, all of whom are dead
except William M. Lowry, a retired
farmer, living at 1214 Locust street
The others were Jordan H. Lqwry. B.
F. Lowry. James Lowry,' Deborah
Lpwnr, Belle Lowry.'
Benjamin Franklin Lowry, and
Miss" Elizabeth Lowry contributed
a) 15,000 for the baUdiag of ' Lowry
Ball, the home of fte Mtosoarl bg
CoUsfe. KJHtfjiv ttHf eoatribatioa.
he gave I5. to the baildiag of Chffe
ttaa College of Columbia aad a sum
toward the building of William Woods
CoUe at rattan. Me. He m bora
fa yirglnki la 1835 aad died la Colum
bia, January 17, 1910, oa aw seveaty
afth birthday.
The funeral services will be aoa
dacted by the Rev. M. A. Hart aad
burial' will be in Celamhia cemetery.
ArraacameaU aava oCbeeB' aade is
to whoa the faaeral will be.
eradaaie Wees.
Mias Rdtth L. Arp aad Marion H.
Stewart wore married aet Wedaesday
aicht at tie aeeaa of the bride's par
ents, Mr -aad Mrs. Otto Arp, aoar
WRlMtW MUie Ih "ooresnoay waa
perlanaed at f :3 e'eloek by the Rer.
H. Kaflfnoaa of'tte West Ely Church.
Salter was aarroi after the wedfas.
The greesa ;is a aoa of Mr. aad Mrs.
Chajlee Stewart of Monat Ilea and !e
a gradaats of taa CeOoaa of Agrcal-
of the University. - -
EdwM Boot saCers Fraetartd THgh
Id Setae acodoaA,
Edwin Moss Williams, the UtUe son
of Deaa Walter Williams, waa
knocked down aad palafally injured
by an automobile driven by W. B.
West aear his heme on Hltt street
yesterday afternoon. Mr, West took
Edwin to the Parker Memorial Hos
pital. Dr. Woodson Moss and ' Dr.
Frank G. Nlfong were called. An ex
amination showed that the boy's
right thigh waa fractured. It waa
feared at first that he had entered
a compouno iracture out uier ue
doctors said they believed the injury
waa not that serious.
Edwin and his playmate, Myron
Spohrer, had been playing oa the Hor
ticulture Grounds. They crossed the
street to the front of Edwin's home
and then started back to the Horti
cultural Grounds. Mr. West waa driv
ing his machine north at 'a moderate
speed. A wagon, the team walking,
waa going south. The boys dodged
beiijpd the wagon and did not see the
motor. Edwin was struck by tke car
fender and thrown to the pavement
Tip front whee ran pver him bat
Mr- West stopped the car before the
rear wheel reached him.
i The accident apparently was un
avoidable. Edwn's mother waa pp the way to
Bunpeton, Mo., where her mother i
ilL She returned to Columbia last
With Mr. West in the automobile
were Watt Anderson, O. 8. Pembprton
and Mr. Lyon, a farmer near Colum
bia. big sioeno STAY
Will E. Smith Pays $11,900
for Gant-Ellison Goods
Will Re-Qpen Place.
Thp remaining stock of dry goods
including the fixtures owned by the
Gant-Elllsoa Company, valued by the
company at $18,000, was-sold at auc
tion yesterday' to Win Smith of Co
lumbia for S1L900.
The stock waa auctioned of by Ed
ward Blgga of Kansas City. .Mr.
Biggs first received bids on the fix
tures separate from the stock. The
fixtures, invoiced at 6,628, received
12400 as the highest bid, and the
Stock, invoiced at I13,00e.l, brought
a bid of 98,000. The fixtures and
stock were then put ap at aaptloa tp
geth'er and were sold for fU,M0.-
Mr. Sfaith wl coaduct the business
In 4e same building under ihe name
of the ifi E. 8mlth Dry Goods Com
pany. Plans for te opeahiy of tka
buld,Ing wi he made later.
Leak Faster Wffl Preach at tkt
Episcopal Cfeank.
At the Presbyterian Church, Sun
day school will be at 9:45 o'clock.
The church services will be at 11
o'clock. The sermon by Dr. W. W.
Elwang wlU be on "Lire's Music."
Evening services wl be held at 7:30
o'clock and Christian Endeavor at
6:30 p'cjpck.
At the Christian Church there will
be Bible study at 9:30 lock aad
morning services at 10:45 pcteck.
jhe subjeet of the sprmon will be
iptrp4eisry Stady of the Holy
Spirit,! Krealaf serrlpea will be
7:30 o'clock with the sermoa "Is Our
Chief Rellgloaa Theory in TheeeT
qr HHty'r .ChttoHia" RaaaTpr
Prayer meeting will be held Wednee-
? aw 7?? &$ TKig:
Jec wfll be -rppdleatp to Cfel
Nfceeeary for Salyalpa."
The Episcopal Church wil have
Saaday eefcpo! at :46 o'clock and
morning church services at H o'clock.
The sermoa willJte bjr the Rer. Ed
mund Duckworth.
Saaday school will begte af the
Methodist Church tbla moralaa; at
9:3d' o'clock. "Lessoae osa the Life
of St Peter- wOl be the eahject of
th sermoa at 10:i by the paster.
Teaag peoaleo! sseerlag wfll begta at
:3 o'eloek. aid tka Rer. A. C Jeaa
sea win preach tonight at7:30 o'floek.
rebraary 2S RraaajaUatle meetiags
wm'begm. The aeeoad aaafterly
eaaforeaoe will be fteM
after tealgat'e
First xaaaa at the CathoHe Churea
wHl begta at 7 Veteak this sMntag
aaa at 19 o'eloek. The
wM be oa -The Sowet aid
the SeodJT sTriplii Urilii' at 7:99
o'clock. -CM CTaaMir wJ be
the sahfaet of she alaaH iirmsa
W. T. Lenoir, '52, Writes of
His Experiences to Irvin
But jHe Was Not on IJl-Fatcd
' Ship When U Went
Reading one's own obituary la a
prlvIege that la not "enjoyed" by
many,- but W. T. Lenoir. & graduate
of the University Pf Missouri who,
now lives in Cincinnati, read an ac
count of his own death in the Mis
souri Statesman la 1850.
Mr. Lenoir waa given an A. B. de
gree from the University in 1849 and
an A. M. in 1852. He practiced medi
cine here fer a number of years aad
Is well remembered by a few of thp
oder resldenfp of Columbia. Hp baa
Just written to Irvin Switzler, regis;
trar of the University, whom he knew
while be lived here, telling of a re
markable experience at sea, the loss
pf a ship with J50 passengers aad
other interesting-details of bis life:
Brewajas; ef Havdea Laater
"In August, 1850, with my schoolboy
friend, Haydon Lauter, a relative cf
the Persingers and the Spencea of
Boond County, I took passage on a
Baltimore clipper-built brig at Saa
Francisco for Panama. Outside the
Golden Gate was encountered a terri
fic storm. The captain said it waa
the worst he had ever seen. At 1
o'clock in the afternoon a mighty
wave dashed over the ship and carried
my aoble friend to a watery grave.
"No monumental pile marks his
resting place, bat I shall ever hold
turn dear in memory for his fidelity
and true nobility.
"Neptune waa Irate and storm after
atom beat apoa as. We drifted
nearly dewa te the Eaaater. After
several weeks of dre suCsring, art
vatjpas, thrtatene starvatjoaa sa4
mutiny, we ultimately, la a dilapidated
eoadltlea, east anchor oa a Central :
American eeaet: Soon the tatte'red
sails were repaired, the larder re
plenished, empty water casks filled
and wood put aboard.
SaBed Away, aad Never Caaae Back,
"I saw the staunch brig weigh:"''
anchor aad proudly under a fine
breeze sad the Stars aad Stripes; saM
oat to sea. Thaf vessel, lta crew. Ite
commander CapUia Mortoa of Baj
gori Maine aad one hundred aad
sixty passengers were never seea'or
heard of afterwards.
"Being heartily Ured if not disgust
ed with life on the oceaa wave,' I
crossed Central America la aa ox
stage a crude box oa massive solid
wooden wheels a foot thick aa0 six
feet in diameter. The wheels wefe
attached to rough axles without axle
grease. Every revolution sent aa out
landish creak that, could be heard
a mile distant, surprising aad fright
enlag the denizens of the Jangles.
"The stage waa palled by fisar oxea,
driven by a cruel native with, a teii
foot pole armed with an Iron spear
that made the poor dumb brutes
"skedaddle? la pwlaglag tret
"If my clfaript waa teas preteatleaa
and pleasant than (he Pfodera aafa,
it waa a strong, safe oeyiaee, a
model of musie aad drawlapr.
Tieagbt He Was ea loot SaJa.
"My family knew not of my prtva
ttoas, tells aad hardships, bat
$?. p ," Sf vWBR"
v? " ft?" ? HA tWi,ff
oa the in-fatei ship: After eeveral
weeks taoVeaga' search was maae'by
goverameat odistals far the vessel.
It waa reported -loot"
"WW! rm ?
aad sadly aeeeed this aa MMf ef .
the faof Wkt LesW aVtbiy
etethed' them'serres with the rtslgaia
ef ssoaraiag.
-The late.Osloaal WUUam K. Swlte-
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