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EIGHTH YEAR COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1916 r NUMBER 207 I fO l" a i 1 I . -? ED HOWE IS COMING; SO IS H, C. CAMPBELL 1 wo More Celebrities to Next Week's Array of Newspaper Men. ARE WIDELY OUOTED Potato Hill Philosopher Issues Monthly for Fun Secre tary Daniels Cancels. Two new speakers of national reputation were announced today for Journalism Week, which will begin at the I'liiversity of Missouri next Mon day. Henry C. Campbell, editor of the Mil waukee Journal, will speak at the Wednesday night session in th Uni versity Auditorium on "Journalism in the Present Day." Added to the program for Thursday evening in the I'liiversity Auditorium, is a Kansas country editor whose writings are quoted all over the Uni ted States. He is Ed Howe or E. W. Howe, to give him t.ie names that ap pear on his letterhead famous for his "Potato Hill correspondence." Mr. Howe's home is at Atchison, where for many years he edited the Atchison Globe. I-ately he has retired to live on liis Potato Hill Farm, where, just for fun. he puts out Ed Howe's Monthly. .Mr. Howe has traveled all over the world, and his travel notes, written in Intimate diarj- fashion, have had a wide sale. Mr. Howe will speak here on "Some Experiences in Journalism." It was announced also today that Secretary of the Navy Daniels will be unable to attend the Journalism ban quet, because the navy bill now under consideration by Congress is demand ing all his time. Former Secretary of State William J. Bryan and James Schermerhorn, editor of the Detroit Times, will be the principal banquet speakers. CUB APPOINTS TWO COMMITTEES Business Men Are Xamed to Look After YNitors Xext Week. President L. M. Defoe of the Com mercial Club yesterday named a com mittee to entertain the commercial organizations' secretaries who will hae a convention here next Wednes day and Thursday of next week. The members of the committee are H. M. McPheeters. E. Sidney Stephens and C. I?. Rollins, Jr. Another committee to help enter tain the 150 members of the North St. Louis Business Men's Association, who will be here Thursday, was named. The members are: F. W. Niedermeyer, C. II. .Miller, Harry Broadhead. H. II. Price. Odon Guitar, M. F. Thurston, A. F. Neate. H. B. Goetz, F. C. Mumford, E. J. McCaust land. Thomas Mcllarg and C. E. Gregory. MANY 1XVITEII TO (JULU MEETIXK Y. II. Hiimliy of Chillirothe Will Itf-, turn From Cuba to Preside. William H. Hamby of Chillicothe, president of the Missouri Writers' Guild, invites 1'niversity students and townspeople who are interested in writing to attend the meeting of the Writers' Guild at 2 o'clock next Mon day afternoon in Switzler Hall. Mr. Hamby, a magazine writer, re turned from a visit to Cuba to preside at this meeting. He was elected presi dent at last years' journalism Week, when the organization was founded. The Writers' Guild will give a sub scription dinner at C o'clock Monday night in the Virgina Tea Boom. VISITORS TO SEE CLEAN STREETS Columbia Sweeping Crow Now Keep AH It Wagons Busy. Columbia is cleaning its streets to day in preparation for net weeks' visitors. One of the cen picking up the sweepings said all the wagons were on the job and that the streets would probably be cleaned about three times a week during the sum mer. STA1XS REMOVED FROM LIBRARY II. 0. Sot franco lis Tobacco Mark Cleaned From Wall and Floor. By a liberal use of chemicals, th? tobacco stains on the floors and walls of the new library have been removed. H. O: Severance has had signs placed about the building asking the students not to spit on the floors and walls. Mr. Severance said that if the practice continued, cuspidors would have to be placed about the building, or the looks of the building would be ruined. THE WEATHER I'.ir iiimli:i :iml Vicinity: l.ilr .mid warmer tmiilit ami Saturday. l'nr Missouri: Talr tonight and Sat urday. liiH-eiuing unsettled west portion Satnnl.iy night : warmer tiiniglit anil m-l anil uiitli portions Saturday. Weatltrr t'linilltltrtis. Tor the first time during a A-ek or more fair u rather prevail In all or the principal grain ami eottou states. i: ept loeal showers at Koston. Xew York. Calveston. anil at one or two stations on tlie North I'.irifir coast there was no pre cipitation during the past "twenty. four hours. .n atmospheric illsturlinncc. a-entra! in Alherta has caused a marked rise In tcm-l-erature throughout the northern Kocky Mountain plateau and upper Plains, ami there has In-en a change to warmer in the loner Plains and Mississippi valley, al though tcuqicratures are helow the sea sonal average, being still under the in-flueiii-e of the high pressure waxe that nerlics the middle i.nrtinn of tie- coun try. In CnlnniMn fair and warmer weather will prevail over Saturda, hut prohaldy Secerning unsettled during Saturday night or Sunday. I.ocul Itatu. The highest tcmeraturo in 4'olmulda jesterday was- til and the lowest last night was II; precipitation. .Ml; reiatle humidity p. in. esterday, 4s per out. A jear ago jesterday the highest tem perature was n'I and the lowest r.s pre cipitation, .00. The Almanac. Sun rose today. .":U a. in. Sun sets. fI:os. p. in. Mimhi rises, :;:o7 a. tu. The Temperuttire.s Todaj. 7 a. m -43 11 a. m 64 S a. m 51 11 m C4 9 a. m '..60 1 p. m 65 10 a. in 63 2 p. m 6S "CITIM IX AKCAI'Y"T0 E.M WEEK Sliakfioaro Tercentenary Will Close With Song Cjcle. "Cupid in Arcady," uniting as it does the songs of the great Elizabeth ans and the music of the 1'niversity of Missouri music professor, is a fitting close for Shakespeare Week. The song cycle will b? sung in the University Auditorium Saturday night under the auspices of the Columbia Prof. W. II. Pommer. Choral Society and the direction of William II. Pommer, professor of music in the lniersity. The cantata is written for voices and piano and requires one hour for its prssentation. This is the first opportunity which Columbia music lovers have had to hear any of Professor Pommer's ma jor compositions. He has written c-ni-uril nnnt-q is n mnn rr tliom tiotnrr T1 ' rctctai ujiviH-ij uiiiuo iiitni uv,iu Mummio," "The Daughter of Socra tes," "The Student's Ruse" and about ten others: Quintet for piano and strings; Sonata for piano and violin; Andante Patetico Con Veriazione for piano; five violin numbers; "Book of Fight Songs," and a male chorus, "Song of the Dagger." which won a first prize, judged by Theodore Thom as. Frank Van der Stucken and Michael Cross. Last sumni-r Professor Pommer wrote music for a male chorus, adapt ing the words of James Russell Low ell's "Song of Freedom." Professor Pommer was born in St. Louis, where he first studied music. Later he studied in Europe, at the Royal Conservatory at I,;ipsic for two years, as a impil of Reinckie, of Pow ell and of Richter. He was in Vien na one year as a pupil of Anton Bruckner in organ and counterpoint. He also studied under Viktor Rokitan sky. For a year he was director of the celebrated Arion Club of Milwaukee. He was supervisor of music in the public schools of St. Louis for six years before coming to Columbia. While there he conducted a chorus of 25.000 children, accompanied by the St. 1-ouis and Cincinnati Symphony orchesrtas in "The Saengerfest," with Nordica as soloist. In presenting his "Cupid in Arcady." Prof. Pommer will be assisted by Miss Myrtle Parker, soprano: Miss Mabel McCutcheon. contralto: Mark Morri son, tenor: Arthur Langmeier, bass. Miss Fannie May Ross will be at the piano. The chorus work will be done by the Columbia Choral Society and the 1'niversity Chorus. I'nhersity Grange Arrange Picnic. The 1'niversity Grange will hold a picnic on Dean F. B. Mumford's lawn n -m-.- is i uu ..la.. ." M.U. CO-EDS CHOOSE HER TO BE QUEEN OF THE MAY Miss June Van Norstrand of Elyria, Ohio, was elected May Queen yester- I day by a plurality of 5S votes. The next highest number of votes received was 26. There were four nominees. Miss Van Norstrand is a decided bru nette, has black eyes and a rich col oring and is of medium height. She is a senior in the College Of Arts and Science and the School of Education and is a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, besides being vice- f president of Alpha Phi Sigma and a 1 member of Phi Lambda Theta. an . honorary educational fraternity, and of the Friars, an organization of sen ior women. FOB EQUALSUFFRAGE:MAXWELy2 IRELAND Closing Session of Mothers' Congress Indorses the De- bated Subject. Despite the apathy shown by the members of the Missouri Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher Associa tions regarding the question or wom an suffrage during the sessions held this week in Columbia, a resolution indorsing the principle of equal po litical rights was passed without comment at the association's final ses sion last night. The resolution was as follows: Be it resolved that, since the following organizations of the state; the Fede rated Clubs, the Women's Christian Temperance Union, the Homemakcrs" Conference, the Missouri Women Farmers and State Teachers' Asso ciations have unanimously indorsed the principle of equal political rights,' the Missouri Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher Associations endorse' this movement of equal suffrage which j will give them power to carry out sue-1 cessfully the other resolutions men tioned. I The yther resolutions passed by i the convention were: to work for! the enforcement of the law allowing t schoolhouses to be used for social and j recreational, as well as educational I purposes; to have a representative' from the Mothers' Congress meet with every board of education of the state: ' to indorse the movement for a new constitution for Missouri: to encour-, age and indorse simplified dress in I high schools, and especially at com-! mencements; to indorse the plan of) the Federation of Missouri Commer-j cial Clubs to furnish the University of Missouri with a visual library; to work for the strict enforcement of the quarantine laws; to indorse the work of the Daily Vocation Bible School Association of Kansas City: to thank the people of Columbia for their hospitality. , Mrs. A. L. Tingling, one of yester-j nay's speakers, is a supporter of edu-, cational suffrage. She said. "The vote is the only thing that counts wheni it comes to legislation. 'Team work' ' is my motto, because I believe that mothers are not less interested in the j education of their children than fa-j tl-ers are, and that therefore mothers , should participate in the regulation ', of the schools. I 'favor the removal , of any disqualification that prevents! women from being members of local i school boards when desirable. I am not for militant suffrage, but for suf- i frage by education." SPEAKS OF STATE OEPEXHEXTS .1. L. Wagner Slions Slides of Insti tution to Mothers' Congress. The principal speaker at the clos ing session of the Mothers' Congress and Parent-Teacher Associations was J. L. Wagner, secretary of the State Board of Charities. He used a series of stereopticon slides to show the condition of the state cleemosynary institutions and explained the work that is being done to improve the condition of the state dependents. After the session, a reception was! held at Stephens College. The mem bers of the old and new boards were in the receiving line. The state board met this morning to arrange the details of administra tion for the next two years and to instruct the new officers in their duties. Most of these officers left on the 10:50 o'clock Wabash this morn ing. ! Son for Mr. and Mrs. n. P. Phillips. A son was born last night to Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Phillips. C20 North Third street. MSs June Van .Norstrand. 'British Hero Is Sent to Dub- lin to Help Quell the Rebellion. l'y t'nited Press. LONDON. April 2S. Sir Maxwell, tha hero of the British campaigns in Egypt, arrived this afternoon in Ire land to take charge of the troops of the government in quelling the rebel lion. No details or developments of the re bellion havs been made public. It is thought that the rebels still hold im portant points in Dublin. BRITISH BOAT MID Battleship Russell Is Sunk in Mediterranean 1 24 Men Missing. I!y 1'iiited Press. LONDON, April 2S. One hundred and twenty-four are missing and are thought to have perished when the British battleship Russell. 14,000 tons, hit a mine in the Mediterranean Sea yesterday, going to the bottom. COVERS "UniOUS FROM .MEXICO Claude A. llrown, It. J. Ml, Writes Ho N War Correspondent '. Claude A. Brown, who was gradu ated from the School of Journalism in 1911. now assistant editor of the San Antonio Express, is on the .Mexi can border as a war correspondent. On a card to the Missourian, post marked El Paso, .Mr. Brown says: "Am covering Mexican war in El Paso, or rather am in El Paso covering war, which means being receiver of ru mors. Am only war correspondent who has never believed Villa is dead but who steadfastly contends Car ranza is dead politically." TO VOTE OX COMMXEI) IUSTHHTS llallsiille to llaic Xcvt Rural High School if Election Carries. Voters of several rural school dis tricts in the vicinity of Hallsvillc will decide May 6 whether a consolidated rural high school will be built and maintained at Hallsville. It is planned to maintain the vari ous district grade schools and to main tain the central high school for the use of the students after completion of the grade course. Th districts which will be com bined if the election carries are locust Grove, Roberts, Barnes, Varnon. Owens, Baker and Hallsville. I. II. S. Juniors to tJiu- Seniors Party. The juniors of the 1'niversity High School will entertain the s'Jiiors at a party tonight in the Elementary School Building. There will be games and dancing for the guests. The chaperons from the faculty will be Miss Laura Searcy and II. II. Meeker, principal of the high school. rnhersity Percheron Is Paralyzed. Honorable, a Percheron stallion be longing to the College of Agriculture, is ill. He cannot stand up because of paralysis of his right side, and he is now held up by slings. His doc tors say that it is a puzzling case and recovery is doubtful. All-Journalism Meeting Tonight. Dean Walter Williams of the School of Journalism of the University will tell journalism students about the completed plans for Journalism Week at a meeting at 7:30 o'clock tonight In Room 100, Switzler Hall. FLORAL SHOW IlltAWS INTEREST Exhibits From Out of Tovtn Will Come Here May 5. -Many floriculturists hae pledged support and engaged booths for the annual State Floral Show Mav 5. to oe ' held hers in connection with the Farm ers' Fair. Organization of the florists to further the tloricultural interests of this state is receiving much support. This movement by the tiorists assures more out-of-town exhibitions and a larger and b.tter show. Eighty-five dollars in prizes is offered. Classes for amateur exhibitors give local plant fanciers an opportunity to enier. Among the floriculturists pledging support is L. P. Jensen of St. Louis, who will officiate as judge. .Mr. Jen sen is landscape- garduer for the Busch estate in St. Louis. He is also a prominent member of the National Association of Gardners and the As- sociation of Park Superintendents. He I of discussion in the conference of will bring with him an exhibit of wild generals Scott and Funston with Mei and cultivated hardy blooming plants ;can War Minister Obrtgon here, and a display of Darvin tulips. ; (;eneral Obregon arrived this morn- Mr. Bourdet, president of the St. , iK wjti, great pomp. He declared Louis Floral Club, solicited the sup- ! that Villa is not dead but is in a criti port of the St. Louis florists, many ot jcal condition because of lack of medi whom have announced their intention icai attention for his wounded leg. of exhibiting here. Wild Brothers of Sarcoxie will exhibit early blooming peonies. Th? State Fair Florists and the Cannaday Floral Company of Se dalia have expressed their intention of sending exhibits. Kansas City florists are expected to ssmd entries as in the previous show, but no definite state ment can be made as to what extent they will respond. Stark Brothers of Louisiana will ex hibit ornamental shrubs. Anoth.-r ex hibit of ornamental shrubs will be shown by the Shenandoah Floral Com pany of Shenandoah, la. AMES SEMES STAHTS TOIIAY Itrjant Pitches First Game Visitors Practico on Xew Held. Ames opposed the Tigers this aft ernoon in the first game of the season said Mr. Mead. on the new baseball field. The game I Late this afternoon, about 400 bal started at 4 o'clock. Bryant was pitch-'lots had been cast at the polls in the ing for Missouri, with Bumgarner ' Agricultural Building. 1,200 at the catching. I polls in the rear of the University The Ames team arrived at 7 o'clock I Auditorium, and 400 in the Women's this morning. The men practiced fielding and batting for two hours be fore noon. C. H. S. THACK MEX TO IIOOXVILLE Local High School Hots Will Enter Joint Meet Saturda. The members of the track team of the Cniversity High School left to day for Boonville. where they will enter the track meet tomorrow. The mset is to be a joint meet ot the Kemper Military Academy and Boonville High School and is open to the high schools of Central Missouri. Tlie team from here is composed of Robert Dunning, Dorsey Clay, R. C. Hardin. Fred Pearson, Porter Toalson and D. Arthur Drake. The coach, J. O. Stipp. will accom pany the team, which will return to Columbia Sunday. GERMAN CRISIS OVER? Washington Officials Expect Favorable Reply to Sub marine Note. I!y 1'nlteil Pre. WASHINGTON, April 2S. The Kaiser's interview this afternoon with Ambassador Gerard indicates. Ger man officials here say, that Germany's last reply to the submarine note of . President Woodrow Wilson is favor- ' able. . .!!i .,!,- hni.i , that the crisis between the two nations! S.ITIO I IMIi:il I IIIPI 1 I I 111. Ill 1 si HI"H ' lauasa has about passed. IXTEKEST IX SCHOOLS GROWS s jn it. If. Emberson Finds Condition '.... ....NI,- Tnnnrnfiiir. r. ,,.........- -. --- The people of the state are becom- ing more interested in tne counir schools. They are beginning to ap preciate the importance and to con- i t- v. ,1atio in Imnrnvfl siuer ..ul c... u- . . "" - - - them." This is the decision of R. H.I Emberson, supervisor of the boys' and girls' clubs, after attending the communitv meetings at Kingston and ' Gallatin. At Kingston a barbecue, a track meet, a declamatory contest and gradua- sixteenth annual Western Conference tion exercises of all rural schools in ' track meet June 3 at Evanston, 111., the county composed the program last were received by C. I Brewer, direc Saturday. 't0r of athletics, today. The meet The meetin" at Gallatin last Tues- day was similar, with the addition of an exhibit of hand work done In school. Mr. Emberson acted as judge of the exhibits and addressed the graduates of the rural schools. LEADERS TO DISCDSS RMILOF TROOPS Calling Off of Villa Pursuit Will Be Chief Point at Conference. OBREGON IN EL PASO Arrives in Great Pomp In sists That Bandit Chief Is Still Alive. I!y 1'nlled Press. EL PASO, Tex.. April 2S. The withdrawal of the American troops i from Mexico will be the chief point He also said th-- forces of Carranza are able to cope with the banditry of Villa and his men without any out side assistance. t'ntil a message arrives from Mexico City, he said, he will not be able to tell whether he will consent to having the. conference on American soil. General Scott is expected to arrive tonight. STCIIEXTS POLL HHJ VOTE About 2.000 ltallots Are Cast at 3 O'clock This Afternoon. At P. o'clock this afternoon, about '2,000 votes had been cast in the stu ! dent election, according to Everett C ca,t student president. Three thou- i sand ballots were printed. . Tlii i nti umiKU.'illv hie vote, Parlors on the second floor of Aca demic Hall. The women's votes are not being neglected. "Ward heelers" of both sexes stood around the entrance to the parlors soliciting votes. The returns of the election will be announced late tonight. Early this nft nnmn ,..L" .,..1 C ImfllYl In VPStt I d t- ' -.""""."' - ,- " mg me oauois. rcw nau uctn imunu out. -MOXKEY SIIIXES" IIEHE TOIIAY Italian With Hand Organ and Pet Gathers Contributions. On one end of a string was an Ital ian and on the other was a trick monkey doing stunts to amuse Colum bians today. The Italian would grind his hand organ with one hand and engineer the monkey with the other. The monkey would bring a laugh or a broad smile from the spectators as he walked about in his Charley Chaplin swing, silently asking for a coin. When he would get one. he would make a grace ful bow. tip his hat and put the jit ney into his coat pocket. At his master's command the monkey would jingle the tambourine, catch a rubber ball, turn a somer sault, chase a negro, sit on his tail, smoke a pipe and perform acts at the solicitation of the crowd. MAHHIES BEFORE JAPAX TRIP scar E. HHer. !- Weds Miss Cath- orino Palmer In w Y'ork City. Cuniil could not wait until June, r so Oscar E. Riley of St. Louis, who is to go to Tokio, Japan, in June to take the place ot Prof. F. L. Martin of the School of Journalism on the Ja pan Advertiser, married Miss Cath- crine Armory Palmer in New Y'ork City Wednesday. The couple nati , d to be married In June, just I before sailing for the Orient. Mr. Riley is a graduate of the School of Journalism and the son of Judge and .Mrs. J. J. Riley of Rich- ,,, M since hIs Rraduation. Mr. ,. ', , .. .. . Riley has been working on the St. i Louis Globe-Democrat. IIMIIru io itfsitrii i oiiirrrmi' .rirei. Invitations for entrance to the will be held on the rtnwestern uni- versity field. "Those men making a good showing in the Missouri Val ley Conference meet will be sent to the Western Conference meet," said Mr. Brewer.