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FIFTH YEAR COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1913 SWINDLER WOULDN'T ACCEPTHISFREEDOM Man Who Just Died in Lon don Sen i'il Term in His Own Jail. FREE OX LAW POINTS Ejected I'roin Penitentiary, Built Prison and Hired Guard. Br United Piv .NEW Ul(l.l'..v.n, -ia .- NUMBER 202 WILL STAY COOL AWHILE Fair Weather Promised in United States Forecast. "Fair and continued cooler tonight; Friday fair and wanner. Moderate winds," is the forecast of the United States Weather Bureau today. The temperatures: ..50 11 a.m 61 ."i4 12 (noon) CI ..57 1 p.ni CO 60 2 p.ni 60 a.m 8 a.m 9 a.m 10 a.m MANY WILL CO TO LAKE GENEVA FIVE KILLED WHEN LINER STRIKES MINE Several Persons Injured and French Steamer Senegal Lost in Smyrna Harbor. VESSEL IS BEACHED fcAfet penitent i.ir.v. When forcibly eject- r i -More 31. r. 3Ien Than Eur Before to Attend Student Conference. The University will be represented at the Lake Geneva Student Confer ence tills year by an unusually large -Louis A. ' delegation, from present indications. Gouridan. an international swindler on iT,lc conference will be held at Lake a pipantie m:iI.-. has died in London. 'uont;a. wls- a"s will begin June according to a cablegram received,13- T-'" lIas WM "- spent in camp here todav b his widow. He oper-' ''"-'re. ated various trust and lottery com-! I-'st j ear there were about COO stu- panjeg j dent delegates at the conference from Following In coiiUtion in Illinois a" leading colleges and universities m nttnrm s. cured his libertv on r Missouri. Iowa, Minnesota, North technical lwihiiIn This was done ; Dakota. South Dakota, Michigan, In acainst Cound.in'.s wishes. The pro- (liaIla alul Illinois. The University of moter Insisted on serving his term i -Missouri tent twele delegates. ,nrt sure I-d in getting into the Jol- Tllis conference is not only devoted to the study of problems of Christian service but. under the leadership of noted men. the students consider the various callings of life. They also have time for recreation and whole some fun, although the gathering is not primarily an outing. Some of the leaders who will be on the program this year are: Bishop W. I McDowell. John It. Mott. Miss; Explosion Tore Hole in Bot tom and Wrecked the Interior. TRACK .MEETS TO BE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS TIGERS CAX HE Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W C. A. Plan Athletic Con test for Children. WILL BE ON JUNE Competitors Will Be Assign ed to Classes According to Their Weight. y I'nitt-d Press. SMYRNA. Turkey. May 11'. It was announced today that live persons The many bos and girls in Colum bia of school age will have an oppor Both Games of Kan He Victorious to Lead in Valley, Missouri must win both games from , Kansas Friday and Saturday in order to win the conference championship in baseball. Two victories would practically assure her of first place. Nebraska, who has played no confer ence games yet. meets Ames Friday and Saturday at Ames. Nebraska would hae to take both games to win , the championship. Coach Fields thinks that unlikely. With Nebraska losing one game, Kansas could take the i. ....... :....i. i.. t , .wiiiiuiisiui uj winning one game from Missouri. "Kansas has a team of seasoned piavers," said Mr. Field. "They should put up the best game of ball seen Here this season. There is no i v. series MUs, TRIES TO RESIGN IN FIRST SPEECH -)! J. L. Stephens Tells Com mercial Club He Is out of Town too Much. BUT HE CAN'T QUIT His Support Is Needed to Carry on Work Begun Thev Saw ed lie built a private prison in the icinit and served out the term be hind real b.irs. guarded by his own tired jailer KKI'LV HOEsVr SATISFY JAPS Orientals, :m Vuierieau Note Loaves n Idiom for Arbitration. V.J t'nltcil rrt-. TOKIt). I.ipan. Ma 22. -The Japan ese government and the people of Japan ar. dissatisfied with the reply In the first speech that J. L. Steph- reason why .Missouri slinnlil nnt fnL- ens made before the (fliiinlin rvmi. were killed and several seriously in-'""1" M0IMW- Junc -' " ,,lelr both games if tlie Tigers plav tight ' mercial Club since bis ,.l,in jured w lien the French liner Senegal, strength, ability, nerve and courage, ball. The men have no trouble in hit- president lie tried tv-l . struck a harbor mine as she was leav-' They are to have a real track andi""K the Kansas pitchers." s, . , . " ingport. She was beached Immediate- field meet witli prizes for the winners. Angerer will pitch Friday's game. ' u,"t'"b las ,ot'" '" Oklahoma and ly. but company agents said there The bojs are to be divided in four Probably against Itishop. Hall may be Tt'xas a" wi"ter and at today's lunch was a total loss, classes according to weight. Thev'ol't of the game for Missouri as lie ''"" '"-' Il:"' ls first opportunity to The vessel carried more than two are to weigh themselves find out to ',!ls slight attack of tonsilitis. The preside. hundred persons. All of those injur- which class they beio.ig and then elect ,)a"(1 wil I'lay at botli games, and "I feel as if I should lie introduced " ed were near the part of the ship , their captain. The teams of different with a crowd of the size and spirit of Mr. Stephens said when lie took the which touched the mine. The expio- schools will compete against each "10 "t""5 at the Oklahoma games. Mr. floor. "I realise tin- responsibility sion tore a hole in the bottom of the .other, but in doing this they compete F,VI'1 l"' for victory. that the members of the club have boat and wrecked the interior. only against their own weight class.1 Missouri lias played more confer- placed upon me and I appreciate the ' Ina letter wliich Herbert K. Thatch- ence games tiian any other team. She honor, but it looks as if 1 won't bo TO KECl'LATE STOCK YAKIIS er chairman of the bovs' work com-, llas played "i. as against Ames' ?,. K;,n- :,hie lo nil the position. This is the mittee of the Y. M. C. A., sent to the sas - ad Nebraska's 0. Tlie percen- first Thursday since the first of the Or. Shrltlou. State Veterinarian, Meets vaiious schools he said, "Athletics is a ,as of the teams at present are: vear that 1 have been able to attend & of the I nued States to the Japanese protest against tlie l alifornia land paul Steele. Arnot Fin ley. W. K. Foard, law. Tlie American note gives no ( o. F. Field and J. S. Moore. Many leea for arbitration, denying that others are expecting to go. the protested bill is a violation of tlie1 treaty between Japan and the I'nitcd RECEIVES CHECKS UNSOLICITED .-sates. Willi Jlissiniri and Kansas Oiliriuls. 'gentleman's sport and juu must ever I Dr. Samuel Sheldon, state veterinar- walk and act as a gentleman or vou Kansas ian, is in Kansas City to attend tlie w'" " excluded from tlie field, Get Missouri meeting of the animal culture ollicers busy a"d elect jour captain for I want Ames .., Jane Addams and A. J. (Dad) Elliott ot -Missouri and Kansas. Tlie pur- H captains to meet with me at the -eiirasi;a Those of the University who have l1"-' f tlie meeting is to decide wlietli- V. M. C. A. building Thursday after- alreadv decided to attend tlie confer-1 or Il()Ks '"a- bae been brought to noon at 4:20 o'clock." , TOO COOL FOK GARDEN' I'AIM'Y enceaie: A. J. Accola, Kov Wiggaus.' ,,lc ,oek ards may be taken away High School Schedule K. Thatcher, Elmer Anderson, K Von Lost .2 0 .1 2 .0 0 Olltl I It. a luncheon. I can't lie here next 1.000 Thursday and 1 will be gone all next .400 month. "I have been in a countrj that lias been made by commercial clubs and I know their value I want the club to remember that I will do anj thing I can to help it and Columbia." J. I. Hetzler then said that the club would not hear of .Mr. Stephens resigning; "We want your support and leader ship to carry on the work that has for feeding in Missouri and Kansas. ' The high school schedule is vet to deception at Rend Hall Had to He "A section of the stock yards should be arranged. The University High Given Indoors, be set apart for hogs that are sub- School will compete against the Co- A cool evening and a damp lawn ject to further shipment." Doctor lumbia High School. The ward school changed the annual garden party last Sheldon said. "An approved brand of schedule is as follows: Kacli weight night by Mrs. H. M. Price and the vaccine should be injected and the class will run a relay race, those tin- girls of Head Hall into an indoor af liemm. The club will work with joti hogs lelt there twentv-one davs for der tin. 7n-iioimd limit will run a fair. Three hundred -mis .-itteniii.fi a"d for vou." ' Tlie foteign office today cabled Am- o. . Kellogg Encouraged bj foiitri-'1 to take effect. Then, under proper 44o-jard relay. They will have a the reception and dance given in the -Mr- Stephens replied that tlie club lassador Chinda to place before the tuitions fr Tuberculosis Work. restrictions, they might be shipped team composed of five men each run- dining room and reception rooms of Mai1 ,l("1( a" the uorl without him. State Department the Interpretation Prof. O. I). Kellogg began todav so-'au'ay for fattening. Under the tires-1 ning SS vards. The bovs between To the building. The guests included ,fe said that he did not think it a good iiciting funds to support a visiting, cnt regulations all swine shipped to and Ito pounds will run an SSO-yard members of the faculty, students and i(I('a for ''" to step in and take up nurse in Columbia. He says the most ' ,Mo ards must be taken there directly ' relay with 17U yards to the man. The townpeople. "'o wrk that someone else had encouraging feature of tlie campaign'10 I-it'Sbter." .unlimited class will run a 1200-yard Palms and flowers decorated tlie re- s,arted or "change horses," as he ex- is the tecelpt of unsolicited checks) T,u' brands of anti-cholera scrum ' relay, running 220 yards to the man. 'ception hall of the building and the Pressed it. through the mails. for ust at the stock yards will be Tlie special events for the 70-pound 'dining room-was arranged in 'Japan- -iIr 'Jctzler then made a motion "I think all contributions should be'S!!,eoine(1 officially, as several useless limit will be high jump, broad jump, ese style. Uefreshments were served ,,lat -AIr- Stephens resignation be not of tlie ti- jv .is construed by Japan. l'Lo.wi.i: ri'oitE to hecix soon Senate I'robabl.v Will Autlmrie .Mine Investigation .Muiidav. E.r I I.1I.-.I l'r j WASIIIXt'TON. May 22. A sena- U torial pieln of the alleged peonage of rA mnurc I,, i.,L, . :-..:., I.. ,.n,..l.tt. III u.t.i.,0 in ,i i-j.1 ti .ifii,i jriiiu.iui, ..ill le autliori.'d b Hie Senate Monday. An investigating committee probably will loave .it ence for the Pain Creek and Cabin 'i"ek sections to take testi mony. a cording to Senator Kern author of the resolution. It was evpected today that tlie edu- cational and lalwr committee would repon favorably on the measure, i made on the merits of tlie cause and'1''111"5 'l:iv ljot' offered for sale. not because of a personal visit," said ' Professor Kellogg. "The amounts given vary from fifty cents to five dol lars." One woman enclosed a note with her check sa.ving: "I am glad to send AI'I'KOVES OLD TKAILS KOI I) 40-yard dash and Co-yard dash. For in the dining room. The reception considered. The motion was carried the UO-pound limit "iu-yard dash. 7."- ended at 10 o'clock and there was ""oniniously. vard dash, high jtiiiin and broad jump, dancing until 1 o'clock. ' -v- T- Gentry announced that Koche- For over 11.". pounds high jump, broad! Among those in the receiving line l,ort Ila,l limited the commercial clubs Vice-President of National Higlivviir,J11"1I'. 10rt -var'l 'lai-'1 am' -- yard (were: Mrs. II. M. Price. Miss Kva of Faette and Columbia and some of Association Writes Dean Williams, dash. Johnston. .Miss Anne Shaw, .Miss Dean , tl,e People of Hoonville to a dinner to A. L. Vst!?nrii rf v v-n-i- i... ! Mr. Thatcher said that all tlie bovs ' Dulaney. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. llrevvcr. ! ,,e :,ven by the Hocheport people next this amount. If you do not raise tlie been elected vice president of tlie Na-' "ll,st WWir Hc'it tennis shoes and be; Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Gentry. Dean thousand dollar let me know and I ' tional Highways Association. It is the "l ,rack suits. ' Jones and .Mrs. Jones. will double it." j duty of the vice president to make ov-' (iris Compete Too. I Another letter says: "Knciosed laminations of the national trunk lines' T1,e Y- u- c- A- win ',avu supervis- fiiul a check lor five dollars for the of road with a view to recommending ion of the girls that daj-. Although the , COJIPAXV It WINS CONTEST Their However, action has been deferred tin- i t,,,'cr',l,0hii uorl:- l k"'v r no ""-.them for adoption by the association, s-chcdule for the girls has not been , .Members ('he Their Saber to til Moiidav ' dertaking more worthy of support and' He lias written Dean Walter Wil- definitely arranged, they will be class- Captain, E. W. Templeton. encouragement. (ZIU to nr ir mivn. u-i'iiiiivii1 r- w- l'- K,,S" Ilas als received M " several voluntary contributions. He -Vholas Arrives in Iterlin to Witness " tart soliciting anion ness men in a lew uays. -Marriage of ('eriiinii Princess. J l'nltel I'r.'v ' BEI'LIX. May 22. Czar Nicholas of LONIMIX PAVINC PLANT Hl'KNEO Untsia arrived here today to attend ( the wedding of Princess Victoria Louise and Prince Krnest of Cumber land. Elaborate arrangements have Hams, piesident of the Missouri Old "'Cl1 according to weight, and will Cadet Company It under Captain K. Trails Koad Association, that he will llavt i0"1'' relays and special events W. Templeton won the annual coin include the Old Trails Koad in his ex- si,nilar to the boys. ipany competitive drill last night and the busi-lamination and will report favorablv -Alr- Thatcher said that these teams was awarded tlie silver cup. Last I in view of an inspection of it he made' wo'd be called together throughout vcar the cup was won by Company lias wn made bv secret service agents to Protect tli march. .Man Leaving Place Arrested Said to Have Keen Hired It" 3Iilitants. I!y United Pn?s. LONDON. May 22. Militant suffra gettes are blamed today for the $:!0,000 incendiary fire that destroved the t summer. 1 the summer and that he hoped all par- It under Captain licnton. Wednesday. Tlie object of tlie dinner is to give tlie people an opportunity to discuss good roads and specially the improvement of the road from Colum bia to Kavette. It was unanimously voted to accept the invitation extend ed by the people of Kocheport. The president instructed N. T. Centry to notify them. .Mr. Stephens then asked J. A. Hud son to be prepared at the dinner to talk to tlie people about the road law and explain how road districts can be ents would recognize tlie need of such I Defore the drill vestcrdav the mem-' for,,,0l for lho improvements of the .MA A" KFX SPECIAL TO JIOIIEKLY'a tlilnj?. and urge their children to J hers of Captain Tcmplcton's com- roa(Is .join tlieso teams. JIISSOIKI'S AIIYISEKS II EST Mnm...!..i . i , o . 1 plant of the Improved Paving Com- ."ifiniirial t Late Senator Henderson. W Cnlieil I'r,.. WASHINGTON. I pany. May 22. Negro A man who was seen leaving the wlcgates from thirty states arrived , place was arrested. There is evidence 'we today to attend the memorial ' that he was a hireling of the suffra 'ervices tomorrow for tlie late ex-.J-'ettes. S'nator John It. Henderson, author, f the Thirteenth Amendment to the! 1'OLH'E ANO ITALIANS FIGHT Constitution, abolishing slavcrv. The! 'ervices are to be held in tlie Cosmo- Higlivvajnian Shot Ilovvn After At- WiUn Itaptlst Church, wlierc Senator! tempt to Steal $,000. Henderson made his last public speech. ! "-r u"llea ,",'C!S- A -umber or l ed States senators! NKU YOKK " "-Kou,r Italia" Siresematives will attend and de-"" """ ' . . " rad.irev voiver nattie witn a name messenger and several policemen following an Wwfc of !!,. n.i r:trt. s.. p. i.ii.it attempt to rob the messenger of ?9,000. cr I'nltwt i'r,. ' One robber was shot down. SAN" Fit.wi-isirri vinr rii' .: r : : :. iViu . I Horse Shows Kctiirn to Krooklyn. mi. pers.verence. ingenuity andjr Vnltftl ,.. 'Orkniailsh'li nf Imva nn.l lrl iitwlorl llflSTOV. Mar 11 Itnstnn nml m a . - " " i - '" - m jears of ae was demonstrated . Urooklyn returned to the horscshow ere todav when a three-days exhibit i map today after an absence of five 0 Kardenlng. aviation, electricity. I vears. Society from all over New Eng- md. from New York, Philadelphia, ishlngton, Ualtimore and Richmond was represented in the gaily bedecked stands. Some of the best horses In the country were in the big entry list. which was divided into forty-seven I classes. The show is being held at the Country Club of Brooklyn. .It will continue today, tomorrow and Saturday. Columbia Haseball Team to Play There Sunday Other Events. A special train for the Columbia' baseball team and the "fans" will be'r'ari" Advisory System Excels Other run from here to Moberly Sunday, if a States, J. C. .Mellow ell Says. uur.inice 01 is. is maue, according Xo state has a better organized sys- to J. C. Abbott, tlie Wabash acent.it,.,., ,.r r....... .,.i,-.v. ,i,o,. i!.on..ri The Columbia team aw ill play at Mo berly Sunday. according to J. C. McDowell, who is connected with tlie office of farm man- circus and a baseball game, will take place at Moberly Saturday and Sun day. 'eedle-vvork. r.irpentering and all sorts I Ian "mechanical work opened tinder the'w:! Wccs of ,he P.nii:itii.iP.irifln Rt- tlUon for H,e Young." Tlie expos! fa Is held under the auspices of the "arJ of Education. Exhibits from all r we state are being shown. p. T"' Mikado I -' -nitM I'r, III. J be. TOKIO M,.. no n-,.. ,..,.-, ,.. , . ....!.. . jiij. .uiKauo lias "V-Vlll "i several days from an attack "'$31 aeamonia. It was not known that t-Se Was Serious until nnnnnnmri today. T. X. ('. A. to Gire Luncheon. The Y. M. C. A. Is to give a luncheon the day before Commencement. It will be at the Virginia Grill. FOK3IEK STI'IIEXTS IX FIRM L. V. Sthrall and 3L E. Otis Will Prac tice Law in St Joseph. Louis V. Stigall and Merrill E. Otis, former students of the University of Missouri, have formed a partnership for the practice of law. The firm will be under the name of Stigall and Otis, with offices at 411 German-American Bank Building, St. Joseph, Mo. Agriculture. Aeroplane and automobile races, aagement at Washington. D. C. Mr. McDowell has charge of the govern ment supervision work in the North Central States. He has been in Columbia this week OPERATION' FOK DR. FAIRCHIL1) consulting with the department of . farm manasremeiit of the Colleco of n nns iieen mck a Meek Slightly Bet ter Yesterday. Dr. A. II. Tl. Fairciiild. who has been ill since last Friday, was slightly better this morning. His temperature was lower than yesterday. It has been dccU if that an opera tion will be necessary. He probably will be taken to the hospital tomorrow. Ipany gave him a saber. Major! ,l """ """ "lal a" auiomomics Lynchwiider of Jefferson City and that wcrc to K to "oclieport should Captain S. A. Smoke of Columbia were "lcct next wclnlay mon.ing be tho judges. 'tween Eighth and Ninth streets on The cadets will not go to the Nevada ' ,troadway. encampment this year. The final ex- I m .... " aminations are 4 o'clock to 6 o'clock ' m KS T0 -" "HSE Friday afternoon. Tlie final drill will be held June 4. POSTOFFICE YARD FINISHED PR0(.'RA3I COMMITTEE SELECTEO Mrs. Frank Grlpsby in Kansas City. Mrs. Frank Grigsby departed for Kansas City today where she will spend the week end. Dean Williams Appoints Three to Ar range Old Trails Annual .Meeting. E. N. Hopkins, of Lexington, Ar thur Wallace, mayor of Hoonville and Ed II. Mitchell, major of Marshall, were today appointed by Dean Walter Williams, president of the Missouri Old Trails Road Association, as a committee on program and arrange ments. This committee will plan the program and make arrangements for the annual meeting of the associa tion to be held in Boonville in August and for tlie pilgrimage to Boon's Lick after the meeting. II. F by Planting Shrubbery. Tlie work of planting shrubbery and flowers on the grounds of the Columbia postoffice lias been complet ed by H. F. Major, the University land scape gardener. An appropriation of $123 was made for the work by the United States Governrfient. "We are fixing up tlie grounds for my successor," said E. A. Itemlcy, postmaster, this morning. "I wrote the department about the work of Mr. Major in Columbia and at tlie Univer sity and an appropriation of $123 was made. My term expires in July, so we are trying to give the next fellow a squaro deal." ('els Into Ituggy of lr. W. A. XorrN ami Starts Off. A negro attempted to steal a horse anil Iiiicim- owned In- Mr W A Ynrrla 3Iajor Has Improved ('rounds i.,,.- ,. .. " , .,....' ... .. .. .. '' tolICRO avenue, about 9 o clock LAST 3IEETIXG OF Y. W. C. A. Daughter for Mr. and Mrs. Garrison. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Lee Garrison of Shelbina announce the birth of a daughter May 16. Mr. and Mrs. Gar rison are alumni of the University of Missouri. Mrs. Garrison was Miss Elton Sanger. Talks and 3Iusic Will Re 3fade by Seniors at Final ('atherintr. The Y. W. C. A. will hold its last meeting of the year from 6 to C:43 o'clock Sunday afternoon. This will be a senior meeting in the sense that the talks will be made by seniors and the music will be furnished by sen iors. However, all University women are invited. The meeting will be held on the lawn of Read Hall. last night. Doctor Norris had driven to the home of a patient on West Broadway, in answer to a call. As he was leaving the house he heard a noise in the direction of his horse and buggy. A negro was seat ed In the buggy starting to drive away. Doctor Norris ran to tlie head of his horse and caught it by the bridle. The negro walked away. In the dark ness Doctor Norris could not recognize the would-bo thief. FRATERNITY BASEBALL TODAY Cup to Winners of Pun-Hellenic Championship. Tlie championship of one division of the Pan-Hellenic baseball league Is being contested this afternoon In the game between the Delta Tau Delta and the Phi Gamma Delta teams. The win ner of this game will play the winner of the other division for the Pan Hellcnic championship cup some time Stunt Week. The Delta Tau Delta fraternlay has won the cup two successive years. A team winning it three consecutive sea sons, will receive it as a permanent possession.