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USIVEHS1TY MISSOGKIAS. Sl.VIUr, M.ir SJ. 19H.
The Kirnloc Dally of the Unlreralty of
Mlimoorl and toloiobla published by
the ttodrnU in the behool of Journal
lm at the University of Missouri.
J. HAUIMSOX BROWN
THE PHILIPPINE PKOISLEH.
(Continued from page one)
"He will reply, 'yes.'
"Ak. him if lie is- liappier under
There is general fear In and out of
the islands that some foreign nation,
probably Japan, would scize the arch
ipelago if absolute independence was
given to the Filipinos. For this reat-on
the large majority of the natives who
JRX "uuuuluiT.UUii"JaVof :rin,le:'ndheiillrep1yheis hae studied the question laor th
Dlrtttors: 1'reaideul. '1. K,
1'urkcr; mreur), urlUuli
Carpenter; Ouy T. "1 rail.
Juliu A. Murray, '1. h
Hudson, lau 11. Upper
8UU, C. M. Elliott, Juliu C
Nfiii.s.1 t.klm VV IuhuII
Then ask him if he wants independ
ence and he will answer in the aflirm
"He doesn't know what's good for
Entered at the jiostollice of Columbia. Mo-,
as setouu-uass wan matter.
le Dollars a lear by Carrier or Mall.
The question of the duty of the
Cnited States in r9gard to these is
lands and their peoples resolves it-
fullest measure of self-government
pos.silile under an American protector
ate or neutralization wjiich would be a
guarantee against foreign aggression.
"We can then work out our own
saltation," said an eminent Filipino.
"though wo will not expect to be
spared what CJoenior Harrison spoke
of as the 'rude apprentice jears which
otlisr peoples hae suffered en their
THE LADIES SEXTET of the Kel-
farms ".d some city property. M. A.
Hornback. Office in .Vowel! Building,
telephone 1040, residence telephone
1233 Iliack. (197 tf)
GAS HAXGE FOR SALE Used only
ley Alexander School of Singing will J 5 months, cost $17, will sell for $12.
Inquire at Missourian office. (187tf)
S-u; SnHrEu,, ?& "LZ'J: ""' or not they are ca
AMrJL?lIuttSSuu!;tu.u , ,,nl'1" of verning themselves and
arCfchc. "j.M.itsiii mi&souisi.v.N, maintaining law and order as an fnde-i.n to l.ibert."
C"""""'J' "'"""" P ndent nation. If tliey can do this ' Iteit.lt In the AJr.
1M Fil Ir'.S j even those persons in Manila most' A monument to Jose Rizal. the Fili-
,loleiitI oppose to self-government pino scholar, htatesman. patriot, stands
Among other things which are would agree, though with reluctance.' 011 th.- Luneta at Manila netr the
brinirinf tliK silinnl .ii- t. . Limn(... tli 1 ir lw.i.l.l 1... Hnn,n.i - .....' . .. 1 1 .
0-..0 w .,....... . .. . Duiitji- ....... -.... uiu .,.- Si.iuu-u. mil- sui uiiere ne was muniereu under
fill close is the tilling of two va- "en- at least in public is opposed forms of Spanish law. The monument
cant deanships. Following the ap- lo ul,""-lU' independence or i-elf-sov-1 was hidden awav in a rubbish heap in
po.ntment a short time ago of Ur E "'"V" "l"" - FHipino- are euia-j tlio dnvs of revolt against the Span-
,,.,, ' ""' ' s-elf-goieriinu-iit. to use th i.irds. The Americans placed the 111011-
J. McCauslai.d as dean of the School phrases of common speech. The dif-iument upon its present pedestal in
of Engineering comes the appointment ferenre is as to the time. "In two I admiration for the great apostle of Fil
of Dr. Eldon K. James of the Univers-, centuries at the present rats of prog-j ipino libertv. It would be a curious
ity of Minnesota as dean of the School ' ""s'" s,,id " American- "' S"n- Paradox if tli new Filipino republic.
f . viuiii.ii ui im. sam anoiiier. mine a snouiit lie compelled, for freedom to
third, shrewd observer without the
Dean McCIausland and Dean James ((onversatism of capital invested in
will strengthen the faculty again, and tb brewerj or timber or other local
tour Missouri this summer under the
management of V. N. Searcy of Col
umbia. Missouri. Write Mr. Searcy
for particulars. (192 tf)
DANCING LESSONS given privately
at 303 Conley avenue. Phone 4-18-White.
FOR RENT Furnished house at 511
Hitt for Summer School term. Phone
827. East front, cool rooms. (204)
After May 1, 1 can be found in my
new otllccs, room 301, 303 and 303
Guitar building. P. H. SIURRY, Os
teopathic Plijsician. (adv)
the schools of Law and Engines ing
will begin work next fall with a re
EK.Iin.FMK SH FAKUKKs
business, said: 'The Filipinos are
capable of governing themselves and
maintaining peace and progress on the
islands now. And how can we say for
.1 certaintv that they are now unless
I we give tlism a chance to demonstrate
...I .. .. . 1
nen ine university opens next fall, tluir capacity' As to maintaining
there will be eightj-five new farmer j themselves againt outside aggression
bovs her., who ;.r. n. ..tni -r .1...!- t"-t is another matter.
counties and who are here for earnest
government. look at the
As for self
work of the
study. They will be chosen soon bv
competitive examinations, aided bv solve it."
other tests. Thirteen will come on the
loan fund of The, St. Louis Republic.
Seventy-two will come from counties
that have raised funds to send a boy to
the College of Agriculture. There
may be even more, for some enter
prising counties have raised more than
enough for one boy.
The fact that the people of the state
have evinced enough interest in the
bovs of the farm and enough in the
College of Agriculture to raise the
mone.v is a step in advance of which
Missouri should be proud. And the
Universit.v of Missouri and the College
of Agriculture will be glad to welcome
the favorite farm bovs of each count v
when thej come here next fall.
Philippine Asremblj. That throws
light on the problem, if it doi not
From all accounts. Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt must have had a bullv time.
Who can imagine a more interesting,
exciting trip than one on vvhuh dia
monds are found, also unknown riv
ers trees are milked and monke.vs
eaten. Also, what could be more
thrilling than to be shot at bv head-
luuiting-savages? (Just think what a
fchovvj dental trophy the Colonel's IiPad
would have made in the hut of a sav
We are glad the Colonel had an
exciting time, glad that he enjoyed
himself, and more glad that lie is back
safe. So far as we have heard, he
hasn't walloped a trust jet. although
he has been in the United States sev
eral davs. Neither has he turned loose
any oratorical thunderbolts. In fait,
he hasn't taken a whack at an) body,
except possibly those peop'e who de
ny that he discovered that river. Uut
still, in spite of his apparent inaction
the American people are "de-llglited"
to have him back.
HE STOLE REST LIKItVUY I'll Wit
HurglnrN Work at JU-.nl Hall Was In
novation. An innovation in burglary was
achieved Thursday night when a bur
glar entered Read Hall and stole the
best big leather chair from the library.
The evidence lias not jet revealed
whether some prospective bridegroom
sought to furnish his new home eco
nomicallj or whether some student
was thus being initiated into a fra-ternitj-.
The burglar entered by a
window and departed through a door,
dragging the chair behind him.
.Mrs. Stone does to Ilnilhcr's Funeral.
-Mrs. Joseph W. Stone. 100S Conley
avenue, went to St. Louis this
morning to attend the funeral of her
brother, I.. D. Dozier, who died in
that city jesterday. Mr. Dozier was
a wealthy capitalist. He died of
hardening of the arteries. It was er
roneously reported in St. Louis pa
pers yesterday that Mrs. Stone was
K.S. Illark Injured In Chemistry.
Robert S. Iliack, an assistant in
chemistry, was scratched about the!
face Friday afternoon when a glass
AssemMv Equals V. S. ltodies.
The Philippine Asemblj the legis
lature of the islands, had just adjourn
ed. It is composed of two houses. The
lower house consists of members elect
ed from the various provinces bv
voters vviio have certain educational
and property qualifications. Its mem
bership is of course entirelj- native.
The upper lions?, called the Commis
sion, is composed of the Governor Gen
eral and eight commissioners, appoint
ed bv the President of the United
States. Until recently five of this
Commission were Americans and four
Filipinos. Under President Wilson's
administration, however, five of the
Commission a majoritj are Filipi
nos. Tlie work of this Assembly was
equal to that of legislative bodies in
! other and western lands. It compares
favorablj", in discussion of measures
and final decision, with the state leg
islatures in America. There was har
mony betwesn the two houses and
each passed about the same number
of bills originating in the other house
In appropriation of money the Assem
blv was notablj careful and discrim
inating Osmea. the Speaker, from
Clm would have easilj- been a leader
in any legislative body and Palma. the
senior member of the Commission,
would rank among the foremost mem
bers of any tipper house. The whole
Assemblj was characterized by fin'1
In local civil government, in the
judiciarj-, on commissions, in the con
stabularj', and as soldiers the Filipinos
have shown an unexpected and grow
ing capacity. In this view the oppo
nents of independence agree, but in
sist the) succ-ed only when they are
under some white man's authority.
Thomas A Street, formerly professor
in the I-aw School of the University of
Missouri, now member of the code
committee of the Philippines, bears
witness to their rapid growth in the
qualities needed for successful state
hood Major It. II. Ruck, of the regu
lar army, formerly commandant of
cadets at Missouri, testifies to their
ability as soldiers. Indeed, the uni
versal opinion classes the Filipinos as
the mot superior of the Mala) an peoples.
Religious Antagonism Less.
There are several different peoples
among the S.onfl.OOO Christians who in
habit the 2.000 or more islands making
up tlfe archipelago. Some are in a
state of barbarism little removed from
savagerj'. Religious antagonism, fo
mented bj Spanish rulers, existed be
tween Christians and Mohammedans
but the antagonism has apparently
lessened under American control. TIii:i
religious difference, jealousy between
the several peoples and the existence
of the wild tribs must be considered
in summing up the case for and
In considering the problem the opin
ions of persons directlj- affected bj- a
change in governmental conditions or
favoring some particular policj- for
partisan reasons should be taken with
due allowance for such personal or
party interest. The future of the Phil
ippines is too big a question to be de
cided by the self-interest of business
men or soldiers or 011 partisan lines.
If the principles of the Declaration
of Independence, quoted almost daily
in the Reuacimiento Filipino, by its
editor. V. Yamzon, are to be held as
not applicable in the tropics, the d
be a nation, to battle around this
statue at the entrance to Manil 1
against the American republic- which
raised and set the statue there. For
there is one argument for larger self
governm.nt, for genuine independ
ence, that must not l overlooked.
though it is onlv whispered in Manila
streets. Unless a long step is taken
and definite promise made, an insur-'
rection is at hand.
The United States, in its promise,
has g(n too far to turn back. If not
independence in some ample form,
there will come in the islands the
worst insurrection jet known, costing
man) lives to suppress, if it can be
suppressed at all.
"Is it worth whil?," said a distin
guished American, long familiar with
the islands and their peoples, as he
stood in front of the Rizal monument,
"is it worth vhile for the United
States to bring about a condition that
will compel us to destroy in blood a
nation's dream if liberty which we
oursalves have helped to create? '
(Copv right, UH4. by Joseph B. Howies )
JNQUIRE INTO THE RECORD, re
cently made, of the Cash Meat Market
for cleanliness, or call and see for
jourself. Phone 1SS. (215)
FOR RENT For summer months,
nicely furnished five-room house, mod
ern. Call at 9 Allen Place or phone
auo coniey avenue, either funifiL
or unfurnished. Call on J. s. Anke
FOR REXT-Furnished R00IB, :
Missouri avenue. Inspection solldtlj
(194 tf) ne4
PAPERING AND PAINTING that's
our business. Let us figure on your
next job. Rrady and Glass. Phone
FOR RENT To girls next school
year, rooms at 507 Hitt (opposite
Horticulture Illdg.) Two lights, two
tables and closet in each room Prices
reasonable. Phone 372. (213)
Scarf slide space
ana lock Jront
FOR RENT Residence properly at
Thos. Parsons, fine shoe repairing.
Sewed soles 75c and $1. While you
wait. South Ninth street. (IGStf)
SHOE REPAIRING that's our bus
iness. No job too difficult for this
place. Tango Shop. 10 North Tenth
CARD SIGNS: "Rooms for Rent,"
'Table Hoard" "Room and Hoard."
"Rooms for Light Housekeeping." etc..
already printed, for sale at Herald
Statesman office, basement Virginia
JIU'IIE IOKK Yt KITES OF WORK
(.'railimfe in Education Has Article Ac
cepted Ii) Wuirazine.
Miss Maude Torr, who was gradu
ated from the School of Education
here in 1912, lias received notice from
The Rural Educator, a national jour
nal, devoted to the advancement of
rural education and agriculture, that
her article entitled "What Oklahoma
is Doing For Her Homeless Bovs and
Girls," has been accepted by that
The article is to be run in the July
issue, and will be illustrated. The
stor) is a brief sketch of the industrial
work, as it is conducted at the Okla
homa state home, and features espe
cially the domestic science club of
Rose cottage of which Mits Torr is
LOST A gold brooch set vvitii a sin
gle pearl. Finder please return to
S05 Virginia avenue. Reward offered.
LOST A good hooch vvitii two dia
mond setting. Return to Walter Ridg
way, Favette, .Mo Liberal reward. (20.!)
LOST Shaeffer Fountain Pen with
broken cap, between Lovvr) Hall and
Law Building. Call Room 5, Aca
demic Hall. (203)
FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE a few
is the one which brings
out your features clearly
in a photograph. We
have this brightest sky
light that's the wiy of
our good pictures.
Make mi tippointiut'iit today
UNITfcP SHIRT & tuUAK to. TROy jjy
$5.84 round trip for
tickets on sale daily,
good 30 days.
You will want to see
SCHOOL'S CLOSIM! recital
You don't have to let a sand
wich be )our Sunday evening
Wo will serve )ou those
tilings oti want.
Come in. We'll prove it
can clear more than
S100.00 monthly from
a good newspaper &
job office in progres
sive small town.
A non-printer, in poor
health, has cleared
more than $65 month
ly from a gross in
come of $1,025.00 in
past six months.
Health demands sale.
$1,000 Buys It
Globe, Gilliam, Mo.
I'upiN of Kellej Alexander to Sine To.
A closing recitil will be given by
the students of th Kelley Alexander
School of Singing at S:13 o'clock to
morrow night at the Christian Church.
A number of adv.mc.ed students will
take part in the recital. The) will he
assisted by the Ladies Sextet. Tile
public is tordi.illy invited.
Mr. Alexander will conduit bib sum
mer session this year in connection
with the University Summer School
opening Juno 11.
Phone want ads to 55.
A X X 0 U X CE1IEXTS
e .ire nmhttriztHl tu .nimtiimit tim ...
illil.n-y of Willi mi II. Sipp for tlie ollue
of lEt-jri"eiit.Ulu of Itoont1 County, suli
Jwt to the notion of the Deuwr.itlc
I'rlmiry. August 4. ltlH.
We .ire .nitliorfrcil to .iiiiioiini c Willi nil
T. Johnson is .i iiiiiilnl ic fr reiltttlou
to Hie mlnv ,,f nointj jinltf. snlijnt to
the .ii (Ion of the giiier.il irinurj, August
CM OltllFK OP DKKIIS.
We are .uithurlziil to iinnoum-e John I,
Ilenr) :is a cunli.l ilo fr the otlu-e f
ilei order of Iiiiils of IE. f i..uiitv e..i.
Jft to the will of the Iiemoor.illc loters
j i'Tj ,,""r" '""'irj laectlou AiikuhI
We art' Jllllmrlzi'il In .inmmn.-. 11 II
Dlnulilille at ii (-in.li.l.ilc for 1'rosti.iitlni:
ttorner of lloolit Comilr niilit.t i.i ii,.
lit ... .1... .... -v j . M,r
in ti inr iHMuotr.iiii' loiers in the ;in
ril l'rimir) August 4. l'JH
... , . UT0 'itorl7"l to iiiiiioiiiu'c J. i:
V relit as n i unllilile for Hie oilliv of
tollntor of the ltetpiiue of lloone
(unit), (for one term, four jenrs). nub.
Jilt to the will of the I lorr.itle voters
at the Cinernl l'rliu iry. August i, lyn
CO-O P caps Sc gowns
will help to make
most out of your gradu
ation day. They are cor
rect in cut and style. Get
yours now and you'll be
sure of a perfect fit.
F. C. DAWSON
ii South 9th
SterilmiiR- Case for Tools
Only Shop ol this Kind in loun
Star Barber Shop
We are nuthorlziil lo nnnounre .1 It
Joriliu ai a eamlhlile for re election (fr
r-eonnl term) to the otlu-e of I'.iii... i..- ..
of the lieieiine of Itoone County, mihjett
no- "in ui iw nemiM-riiie voters at
the i.emril I'rliiiiry, AiikiisI 4th
Clrrk of (lie County Court.
..."'. '"!;' ""H'orlieil to num. mice Clurle
VV III! In 1IH n eillnllilnfi. f.ir tl.n ..fM.
of Clerk of the County Court of Itoone
( ouiitv. MiMet I to the uiu i.r ii... it..
t.tiic utier at tlie lieiirral
AliKUst J. 1'Jtl
beaker which a student was using in cision. as he pointed out. should be
an experiment, exploded.
We are Hiithortteil lo iituimiti.. ai... ti
I'rllr a a I'liinlhlnte for thp olll.e of
Cll rL of I lie ("iimitr I'.inrl ..f .
-, : .V i.. - iiminr
imiiij, Fiiiijii i 10 inr uiu or the Ileum
l'lione J97-Ked HOT, AntlionjSt
A Check Book Will
Simplify Your Bookkeeping
Why take the risk of keeping money loosely about?
Take a timely precaution and deposit it for safety.
We solicit your account. We pay 3 on time deposits!
The Central Bank
V. XT. 1'IBKEV, Mgr.
Successor to II. E. Keim
1 based on broader and better grounds, cniile voter at the ilrurrnl I'rlmnry.
August i, IPM
,. : J!
rarty and Dance Calls a Specialty
MORRIS BKOS. & MEYER
Day and Night Service
5 and 7 Passenger Cars.
MEET ME AT
Tiger Barber S!iop
10 Broad na j
Most up-to-date shop In town.
will call for your
' S. 7th. jhone 745
Oak Barber Shop
L. Morris, Ou-iirr
W. II. VoRt. Mgr.