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, -I &?f?zmsQ3?5m UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN SEVENTH YEAR COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, MONDAY. APRIL 26, 1915 NUMBER 192 1 " ' ' &fJ?T-. c--- - gvi CITY HEALTH BOARD SEEKS CITIZENS' AIO Issues Proclamation, Asking General Response for Co lumbia's Clean-Up. THE DAY-TOMORROW NOT ONLY GOURDS, BUT POETRY Civic League Makes Rules and Will Distribute 1,000 Fly Swatters. The Board of Health of Columbia has asked the cooperation of the citi zens of Columbia for Clean-up Day tomorrow in the following notice: "Believing that unclean stables, barnyards and outbuildings in fur nishing breeding places for flies, con stitute a menace to the health of the city, the Board of Health asks the co operation of every citizen of Columbia in immediately cleaning up such places. It also asks that these places be kept clean during the entire sum mer." W. R. Shaefer A. W. Kampschmldt W. A. Norris P. F. Trowbridge." W. B. Nowell, Jr., president of the Retail Merchant's Association, will hare a bulletin from the association pmega won from Kappa Alpha 14 to 2. issued today, asking all the merchants of Columbia to cooperate with them in cleaning up the alleys back of the stores. Any questions about Clean up Day will be answered if No. 1099 is called. Some one will be at this tele phone tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday to answer all questions. A group of negro Boy Scouts will help gather up trash for the wagons tomorrow. These boys will be die missed from school at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon and will then be ready for work. Two sets of wagons will be ready tomorrow to haul away the trash from the city. One set of these wagons will start, from Moss street, north of Broadway. The other set will start on the west side of Eighth street, north of Broadway. The wagons will be un der the supervision of Paul Price, city engineer. The Civic League of Columbia has asked Columbia women to cooperate with them in spreading these rules to help rid Columbia of flies: Remember that when and where ab solute cleanliness prevails there will be no flies. Look after the garbage cans daily. See that they are carefully sprinkled with a disinfectant. Keep flies from the sick, especially those ill with communicable or con tagious diseases. Don't forget that flies will carry the bacilli of typhoid. The great secret of how to get rid of flies is cleanliness. Screen all food. Screen all windows and doors. If there is a nuisance in the neigh borhood write at once to the health department. One thousand fly swatters will be distributed Tuesday to the women of Columbia by the Civic League. These fly swatters were made by the stu dents in the manual training depart ment of the Columbia High School. They will be distributed by the Boy Scouts. ,Dean Williams Receives a Bit of Yerse From Campbell, Mo., School Girl. The widely published announcement that Dean Walter Williams of the Mis souri School of Journalism wanted gourds for use at a "Made-In-Missouri" banquet to bo held as the closing fea ture of Journalism Week, May 3 to 7, is still bringing in gourds and poetry. This has just been received from a Dunklin County school girl, Miss Pearl Connelly of Campbell, Mo.: To Mr. Dean Williams and all of your cuests, I send yon a Kourd ; 'tis one of the best Produced In Missouri or anywhere 'round Except here In Dunklin, where gourds do anound. With jrourds in the summer and gourds in fall And gourds in the springtime, and that's uui near an; Willi a j.ourd at the bucket and a gonnl by the well. And gourds that can talk and gourds tl'it ran tell Of pleasures unnumbered and scenes tlut lire dear V.'l.ich are broncht bi a rourd nt this Hmip of the year, Wlioi college folk prize them and country juihis ray No joy without gourds in our country today. Now, we're not backwoodbers, but all up-to-date. And prize Jiurds highly when produced in this state. In a land where there's plenty of wealth's greatest hoard. There's no treasure so dear as an old dipper gourd. FIFTY HIGH SCHOOLS EMCTEDSATUBDAY Six Hundred Contestants Are Looked For at Eleventh Annual Track Meet. SIGMA CHI LEADS LEAGUE Three Inter-Fraternity Baseball Games Were Played Saturday. Three baseball games were played Saturday in the Inter-fraternity League. Sigma Nu defeated Kappa Sigma 4 to 1, Sigma Chi defeated Pi (Kappa Alpha 4 to 3, and Alpha Tau POSTERS OUT TODAY Medley Relay Race, of Vary ing Distances, Will Be New and Unusual Event. LETTERS OF PLATT USED AGAINST T, R, - . Plaintiff Charges Roosevelt Worked Hand-in-Glove With Machine. BARNES SCORES AGAIN In the first division of the league Phi Gamma Delta has defeated Sigma Nu. Sigma Nu has defeated Kappa Sigma. Alpha Tau Omego has de feated Kappa Alpha. In the second division, Sigma Chi has defeated Beta Theta Pi and PI Kappa Alpha. Delta Tau Delta has defeated Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Phi Kappa Psi has defeated Pi Kappa Alpha. Delta Tau Delta will play Sigma Chi tomorrow afternoon. BILL POSTING TRUST ALLEGED Government File Dissolution Suit Against Advertising Combination. Ity United Tress CHICAGO, April 26. The govern ment and the alleged bill posting "trust" grappled today. Before Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, who put a 529,000,000 fine on the Standard Oil ,trust, trial was scheduled today of the government's anti-trust dissolution suit against the bill posting combina tion, known as the "Association of Bill Posters and Distributors in the United States and Canada." Control of practically all the out door display and billboard advertising n the two countries by the "trust" is charged by the government, which has secured dozens of depositions from big advertisers said to have been vic timized and "held up." WANTS TO TAX ROAD DISTRICT THEY WANT TO SEE COLUMBIA Mexico's Commercial Club May Send Committee of Inspection. By United Press " MEXICO, Mo., April 26. Mexico's business men who are planning to send a committee of the Commercial Club to Columbia to inspect the public improvements of the University now have an invitation from W. W. Garth, Jr., of Columbia, to back them on their junket and also have from Mr. Garth suggestions as to the features they might inspect Mr. Garth wrote the invitation, hav ing heard of the proposed inspection and remarked that the water plant, light plant, "white way," fire depart ment, twenty miles of brick and, con crete street pavements, high school and telephone plant would be some of the interesting features of the inquiry. The business men probably will ac cept the invitation. Prosecuting Attorney Files Applica tion in Circuit Court. W. N. Dinwlddie, prosecuting attor ney, filed an application in the Cir cuit Court this morning asking for an order authorizing the County Court to levy a tax of 20 cents on a ?100 on property in the Columbia Special Road Distrltc. The tax is for the purpose of paying interest and Installments on the balance due on the $100,000 bond issue. MRS. TV. C. BOOTH VISITS SISTER Former Principal of Grant School Now LUes In Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Booth, -who were married here last January, are visit ing Mrs. W. C. Buntin, 509 Hitt street. They have been visiting in California and in Colorado since their marriage. They leave tomorrow for their home in Ann Harbor-Mich. Mrs. Booth was Miss Clara Hick man and is a sister to Mrs. Buntin. She was principal of the Grant School for five years. Professor Allison to Independence. Prof. H. O. Allison of the depart ment of animal husbandry of the Col lege of Agriculture went to Independ ence, Mo., today to attend a cattle sale of the Central Breeders Association. The department will sell a cow and a ,calf. C. L. Brewer Referees Track Meet. C. L. Brewer, director of athletics, was the referee at the Northwest Mis souri Interscholastic Track and Field Meet at Maryville Saturday. It was won by the St. Joseph Central High School. The winners in this contest and those in the Boonville meet, held Saturday also, are arranging to come to the annual meet at the University this week, says Mr. Brewer. R. M. White on Visit Here. R. M. White, senior editor of the Mexico Ledger, is In Columbia today on business connected with the State Historical Society of Missouri. John S. Moore In Kansas City. John S. Moore, secretary of the Y. M. C. A., is in Kansas City. Winners of the Missouri Inter scholastic Track Meets are: 1905 St. Louis Central and Kansas City Manual High School tied 37 points 1906 Kansas City Man ual High School.... 35 points 1907 St. Louis Central High School 34 points 1908 St. Louis Central High School 1909 Kansas City Man ual High School Class A 45 points Webster Groves High School Class B 20 points 1910 Kemper Military Academy Class A 50 points Joplin High School Class B 20 points 1911 Wentworth Mil itary Academy . . .42 points 1912 Sedalla High School 35 5-6 points 1913 Kansas City Man ual High School.. 39 points 1914 Kansas City Man ual High School... 34 points Six hundred contestants from fifty schools are expected to compete in the track events of High School Day, on Rollins Field May 1, according to the posters that were sent out to day to advertise this meet. The first entry came in a few days ago. On Saturday morning's mail were eleven entries, making 22 schools en tered with 151 contestants. Entries will be open until the day of the meet. Schools That Arc Entered. The schools that have made entries to date are: Wentworth Military Academy, 8; Joplin High School, 14; Columbia High School, 3; Montgom ery High School, 11; Missouri Mili tary Academy, 10; Carrollton High School, 7; Tarkio High School, 1; Chillicothe High School, 10; Lath rop High School, 9; Eldorado Springs High School, 4; Bogard High School, 1; Park School. 1; DeSoto High School, 1; Clinton High School, 16; Norborne High School, 9; Brunswick High School, 8; Bosworth High School, 7; Maitland High School, 3; Kirkwood High School, 18; Weston High School, C; Wellston High School, 4; Republic High School, 1. About 200 large window posters 3 by 5 feet in size, were sent out to all the principal towns of the state today to advertise High Schnol Day. The meet has been ad vertised by circulars sent to the high schools already. A reception committee of M men will meet all trains bringing contestants for the events. All competitors will be registered at the gymnasium as soon as they arrive and be'given guide books and instructions for the meet. The contestants will be required to report on the field at 1:15 on the day of the meet The ETents This Year. The events of the meet are as follows: For each class 50-yard dash, 100-yard dash, 220-yard dash, 440-yard dash, 880-yard run, 12 pound shot put, discus throw, running high jump, running broad jump and pole vault. For Class A only will be the 120-yard high hurdles and 220- yard low hurdles. For Class B only vill be the 120-yard low hurdles. Each class will also have a half mile relay race. Five points will be given the win ner of first place in any of these events, the second place winner will get 3 points and the third, 2 points and the fourth 1 point In addition to the regular prizes that will be given, gold for first places, silver for second places and bronze for third and fourth places, seven silver loving cups will be given. Four of these will go to the winners of first and second places in the Class A, those schools having more than 350 students, and Class B schools vita fewer than 350 students. A cup will be given the winner In the relay race for each class and to the winner Correspondence Indicates Col onel Consulted "Boss" Ashes Raked for Evidence. By United Frees. SYRACUSE, April 26. Barnes scored the heaviest blows in the trial of the Barnes-Roosevelt libel suit to day when he introduced letters from executors of the estate of Thomas Piatt, former senator, known at "Easy Boss." The letters were used to il lustrate that Roosevelt worked hand in glove with the Republican machine. consulting Piatt regarding appoint ments. Political wraiths and dead ashes were raked 'for today's evidence. Roosevelt frankly admitted to Boss Piatt that they wprked together while he was governor, meeting to discuss patronage and other matters. The letters also indicated that Roosevelt's sympathy was with the Barnes opposition to the renomination of Governor Hughes. In one of the letters from Piatt's file Roosevelt asked that an architect friend be per mitted to bid on a government con tract Roosevelt's acquiescence to Piatt's wishes in many such matters was shown In the letters. Attorney Barnum, who succeeded Ivins as cross-examiner, evidently sought to arouse Roosevelt's ire, but the colonel held his-temper. After strenuous exercise in the re cess since Friday, including horseback riding, automobiling and long hikes, Roosevelt resumed the stand in the fifth day of his testimony. He seemed prepared for the clash with Attorney Ivins, who continued the cross-examination. Continued Interest in the trial Is indicated by the crowd fighting for seats at the opening of court. Roose velt's alleged opposition to Governor Charles E. Hughes' renominations was he first matter taken up, Ivens pro ducing the letters between Roosevelt and Barnes, and between Roosevelt and former Representative Parsons re garding the renomiifttion. THE WEATIIEK For Columbia and Vicinity: Unsettled leather tonight and Tuesday, probably local thuudershoners; not much chance In temperature. For .Missouri: Unsettled but generally fair tonight and Tuesday. Weather Conditions. Unsettled weather continues In all terri tory between the Mississippi Kiver and Kooky Mountains and heavy rains have fallen In Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, and light showers in western Missouri and western Iowa, and thence farther northward. fair weather prevails cast of the Mis sissippi niver and generally throughout the Itocky Mountain state.- TeUinenitlirpR nhntrp tho HMsnnil nvornfTo obtain In all sections from and Including the Great Plains eastward. in i.oiumriia the weather will be more or less unsettled during the next 38 hours, perhaps with local thundersbowers. , . . , Loral Data. The highest temperature in Columbia yesterday was St anil the lowest last night was ftj. A j ear ago yesterday the highest was 81 and the lowest 63. , The Almanac. Sun rises today, 5:17 a. m. San sets, 6:57 p. m. .Moon sets at 3:24 a. in. THE CALENDAR April 27. Address at University Audi torium by Leon Arzdrooul on "(Jerinauy and Her Place In the Sun." 7:30 p. m. .May I Inch cnnol n.iv. Athietio ,ni and Literary contest. May 3-7. Journalism Week. Popular lectures. University Auditorium each even ing. May 7. Prof. Hamilton Perkins Cady of the University of Kansas will address Uul ersity of Missouri section of American Chemical Society. May IS Address at University Assembly by Prof. L. U. Iiernard ou "The Social Aspects of the Wur." 7:30 p. m. MOTORCYCLING SOT SO EASY ENTIRE ALLIED FLEET SHELLSliDnNELLES Bombardment Began Yester day and Turkish- Forts Are Replying Vigorously. DESTROYAERODROME German Zeppelin Demolish ed by Airmen in Attack on Gontrode. By United Press ATHENS, April 26. The entire Al lied fleet is bombarding the Darda nelles today. The forts are replying vigorously. The bombardment began at long range early Sunday morning. No list of casualties or account of damage has yet been received. Three Students Were Injured Tester day in Attempting to Ride Machine. Learning to ride a motorcycle is no easy job, according to three students who were injured on the same day in riding the same machine. The motorcycle is the property of W. F. Harmes, a student who lives at 606 South Fifth street C. J. Reiter, Paul H. Arthur and Elmer Montgom ery, students who live at the same house, were all injured more or less severely (yesterday when they attempt ed to ride the machine. Reiter was the first to be hurt. He lost control of the machine yesterday morning at Rollins street and Provi dence road. The motorcycle struck the curb, throwing Reiter over the handlebars into a yard. His leg was cut and he suffered other slight bruis es. In the afternoon Arthur mounted the machine with Montgomery behind him. At Sixth street and Stewart road the wheels skidded on some sand along the brick pavement and the ma chine turned over. Arthur jumped and was not badly hurt, with the ex ception of numerous bruises. Mont gomery, however, fell under the mo tor cycle and was badly cut on the face, legs and arms. Several stitches were taken in his face at Parker Hos pital. The machine is considerably dam aged as the result of the two accidents. By United Press CONSTANTINOPLE, April 26. A Russian fleet In the Black Sea bom barded the Bosporous forts at long range yesterday. Firing continued for some time but no damage was done. By United Press AMSTERDAM, April 26. The Ger man aerodome at Gontrode was de stroyed and the Zeppelin It housed was demolished during a recent Al lied aerial attack, according to Bel gium reports today. By United Press VIENNA. April 26. The Russian general assault on the Austro-Hunga-rian positions leading to the Carpa thians was completely crushed. The enemy have failed utterly to make an impression upon the Austrian lines, headquarters announced today. Ac cording to the bulletins the Russians were rolled back, suffering enormous losses, and were balked in the frontal attacks designed to get them an ac cess into Hungary. The flanking operations failed after several days fighting, the enemy los ing thousands in killed and wounded and three thousand, who were cap tured. The Russian progress toward Uzsok is denied. FROM REGISTRARS' CONVENTION Frank Chambers, M. U. Representa tive, Gets Home From Ann Arbor. Frank Chambers, University regis trar, returned last night from Ann Arbor, Mich., where he attended the sixth annual meeting of the American Association of Registrars, April 21 and 22. Fifty-five institutions were represented, including Columbia, Har vard, Yale, Cornell, the University of Illinois, the University of Iowa, the University of Kentucky, the University of Maine, the University of Texas, the University of Kansas and the Univer sity of South Dakota. Several small er colleges and technical colleges also were represented. This is the first meeting that Mr. Chambers has been eligible to attend. The purpose of the association is to bring the registrars of the various colleges and univertities of the coun try together on plans of registration and dismissal. FATHER DOYLE VISITS HERE ZIMMERMAN ON VISIT HERE Speaks to Glennon CInb, of Which He Is a Former President, Father Patrick J. Doyle of St. Louis, a former student of the University, at tended the meeting of the Glennon Club yesterday. He studied law "here and was president of the Glennon Club one year. He gave up the study of law to enter the priesthood. Father Doyle recalled the time when, as president of the Glennon Club, a hammer was presented to him. "There were factions in those days and the president had a very deli cate Job. I don't know to this day whether the hammer was given to me as a means of preserving better order, or as a symbolical indication that I was a 'knocker'." Father Doyle assisted Father T. J. Lloyd in the services at the Catholic Church yesterday. By United Press BERLIN, April 26. Denying the Anglo-French claims that the Ger mans have been thrown across the Yser, the government announced that the Germans are still holding, and that they have captured Lizerne and other positions on the western Dank. Five thousand prisoners were cap tured and forty-five cannon were tak en, it is stated. '!y United Press LONDON. April 26. The British checked two assaults at Brodseinde. At Chendaele, where desperate fight ing continues, the Allies are holding and are slowly gaining ceded ground, according to a statement this after noon. V COPELAND TO ENGLAND TO PRESENT NEWSPAPER PLAY (Continued to Page Five) Former Tiger "Center Says He May! Enter School Next Fall. A. W. Zimmerman, center and guard on the 1913 Tiger football team, was here yesterday visiting friends. Zim merman says he expects to return to the University next fall. He left this morning for his home in Marble Hill, Mo. He has been teaching school near Ashland since last October. Speaks to Senior Girls of Kansas City. The Alumnae Association of the Uni versity gave an informal reception to the senior girls of the Kansas City high schools in the gymnasium of the Westport High School Saturday after noon. Miss Eva Johnson, aaviser oi University women, talked on "Life of Women Students at the University." Attends Uncle's Funeral at Riggs. T. A. Brown, 65 years old, died at his home near Riggs Saturday morn ing. He will be buried this afternoon at the Riggs cemetery. P. T. King, deputy sheriff, who was a -nephew to Mr. Brown, left this morning for Riggs to attend the funeral. German Club Will Give "Die Journal- isten" Thursday Night Die Journalisten," the comedy which the German Club will present in the University Auditorium Thurs day night is a story of newspaper and political life in Germany. The play ends with the marriage of four of the principal characters. The leading parts in the play will be played by Miss Helen Lowry, Miss Pearl Ragsdale, Miss Katherine Jones and Miss Alice Berkebile. Louis Meeker, Fred Gutekunst and Ernest Staude will be the principal men in the play. Former Rclla Director, WTio Resigned Recently, to Study Tin Industry. Prof. Durward Copeland, who re signed recently as director of the School of Mines and Matallurgy at Rolla, expects to leave in two weeks for a visit to his home at Chelsea, Mass. From there he will go to Eng land where he will spend several months studying the tin industry. Later Mr. Copeland will go to Sin gapore, India, for further study and on his return will visit San Francisco. From there he will go to Chile to look after his mining interests. GETS PAVING -CONTRACT r Hoard of Agriculture Officers Home. Jewell Mayes, secretary, and W. L. Nelson, assistant secretary, of the State Board of Agriculture, are visit ing in their home towns today. Mr. ,Mayes home is Richmond, Mo., and Mr. Nelson's is Bunceton, Mo. Dr. F. A. Martin to Leave University. Dr. F. A. Martin, of the School of Medicine of the University, has re signed his position as a member of the faculty and will go west to practice when school closes. G. W. Barkwell, a Colombian, Begins Work on ChlllicoUie Streets. George W. Barkwell, a Columbia contractor, and twenty-one workmen ,began work this morning in ChlHI pothe on a $45,000 paving contract Three streets are to be paved under jthls contract, which is the largest paving contract let this year at Chillicothe. Stndent Recital at Stephens. Miss Gladys DeHoney, a student in Stephens College, will play a pro gram of pianoforte pieces In the au ditorium of the college tomorrow night Miss Bernice Flowers, sopra no soloist, will assist Miss DeHoney. The recital is open to the public. Columbia High Flays Fayette High. The Columbia High School baseball team has gone to Fayette, where they play the Fayette High School nine this afternoon. The Columbia nine's next same will be played here with the Jefferson City High School team, next Friday afternoon. 71 i j 1 "fa-' Im'iiT - . "ifa i-A-rf. 'Mt. f 4r - .