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PRES. HILL QUITS;
SUCCESSOR IS CRUMBAUGH
A. 1! Hill II"-Iirn in favor of .1. hd I
TMf r. .uiution of A. l!o' Hill, who
has i.-n president of the University
of Mi- mn tor the last eight years, j
was tendered the board of curators
vesterdav and ollicially goes into ef- j
"feet at M o'clock tonight. J Ed
Crumbauch a graduate of the Univer- !
sity who for the last seven ears has
been Dean of the School of Janitors,
has been appointed to succeed Doctor
Though this announcement comes
as a thunderbolt out of a clear sky to
Mi-oiiri studtnts, it can by no means
be accounted a hasty or mi-taken ac
tion. I)r Hill has been considering
this step ever since he was appointed
in Vis. he admitted when interviewed
yesterday He long has realized that
Mr t rumlMUgh was qualified to dis
charge tli duties of the po-t, and
this uik pertel climax to his con
victions came merely as the culmina
tion of serious study and reflection.
Having the gcod of Missouri students
always at heart and being forced,
through the mints of .Mr Crumbaugh.
he resigmd in favor of the latter.
Mr Crumbaugh was interviewed to
obtain an idea of his intentions and
nt hie nmninn of Dr. Hill's action. I
Brandishing his cane alternately over
each shoulder of the reporter and
shifting his cigar from one side of hs
mouth to the other, he delineated the
true condition of affairs.
"You see. when Dr. Jesse resigned
I was expecting to be appointed to
fill the chair Hut the Board of Cu
rators had no clear-sighted men at
that time The chose A. Ross Hill,
then Dean in Cornell University. You
understand? Well, next ear came the
offer of this position which I now
hold, and I accepted it, merely as a
temporary makeshift. But always
have I had mv eye on the presidency
and ever was expecting the appoint
ment knowing as I did, that Dr. Hill
was a discerning man who eventually
would bow- to the might of superior
And I have been trying to
fit mvself for the iost. I even had an
old chair used by a former president,
moved io mv oillce so that I could be
come accustomed to 'Sitting in it. You
see don't vou' I therefore vvas not
!, surprised at this step of A. Ross Hih,
L unexpected as it vvas to University stu-
Mr fmmlmnli i? nmnhntip vitfWS
concerning the policv he will follow.
Ha expresses himself as unequivo-1
cally in favor of all hazing of fresh
men "spare the rod and spoil the
child." h- savs The student-alumni i
union is abhorrent to him and he will
go all in his power to defeat it, "even
if joung Loziir has to be expelled."
Negative r-ciit he considers a relrc
of barbarism he will permit students
'o stav in the University as long as
they wish no matter how much neg
ative credit thev have. Four years of
military training will be required.
This idea of having an advisor for
women is foolishness and needless
' ettravaganr.' Hereafter, Universi
ty women mav have as many dates a
eek as thev please. Closing hours
'a 'the future will be 12 o'clock, in
stead of in '.. as formerly,
i'f ("ruirbaush heartily endorses
L athletic . loth for men and for
yiomen 1. will have a woman'
VBTnnasiuni Mult. While not exces
tlTrfy large t'lat is from wall to wall,
t Mil be es-ieciallv well lighted.
President Hill was in his otlice late
last night when a Yellow Extra repor-
ter called on him. "Yes, I hae quit.'
answered the doctor, when the repor-
ter asked him about his resignation.
Doctor Crumbaugh, who will take
Doctor Hill's place, is a ropular and
competent member of the faculty and
and is equally as well known as an
after dinner speaker as an educator
FACULTY MAN SELLS
PLANS OF COLUMBIA
DEFENSE TO KAISER
C. G. Ross Gives Plans of Columbia's
Forts to Agents of German Empire.
!ccusecJ (ulDITt dOUght tO Hide Crime
. , . , , . .
THE PLANS OF COLUMBIA'S FOR
TIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN SOLD TO
THE GERMAN ARMY.
This is a plain statement of the hor
rible facts as they have just been re
vealed to the Yellow Extra.
The Kaiser himself, ere this, has
j xamineti with care tne maps showing
Lou. Columbia is laid out, and esti-
!"mn'w (inn- ,"fM t 1 fnmt Wfllllfl tlO
IIIUICU ilV ClllS'lf, u. avivi; ". w
necessary to effect an entrance at
.Memorial Gateway, how- many aero
planes would be necessary to demolish
Academic Hall, how- the fleet could
sail up the Hinkson and stealing soft'
v over tne gof jinks, enter the city by
night and capture the gymnasium
without a struggle. Another wing of
the army could enter by Sexton Road,
and penetrate to the court house and
fire station, capturing these vantage,
points with little bloodshed. The rest
would he easy.
TO TEACH DANCING
HERE NEXT VEAR
I'.r United Pros
ST. LOUIS, May CO. "I would rath
er be Vernon Castle than President,"
10:59 A. M. HOME EDITFOX
THE YELLOW EXTRA
Sti ear Columbia, Mo., May 30, 1916 10 Cents
VILLA IN A
Iiy United Press.
HOT TAMALE. Met., May 3. The
report that Villa has been captured
It is thought that the plans were
sold to the German government by
Prof. C G. Ross of the Journalism
faculty and Miss Margaret Murphy,
one of the 101C graduates, who is ex
pected to sail, with the Rosses, for Aus
tralia ne.xt week. The Australian trip
was merely a ruse to enable them to
get safely out of the country. A war
rant for their arrest will be issued on
a charge of high treason.
Though the authorities have suspect
ed some one vvas in communication
with the enemy, the most skillful de
tectives would never have determined
the truth had not Miss Murphy's
strong Irish sentiments lead them to
connect her with the case. She had
frequently been heard to praise the
Germans and discuss in glowing terms
the close feeling of friendship exist
ing between the Irish and the Ger
mans. said Governor Elliott W. Major today
in a speech in the Democratic National
Convention in Convention Hall declin
ing the nomination for the presidency.
When the chairman of the conven
tion rapped for order at five minutes
past ten o'clock this morning and an
nounced, "Nominations for President
of the United States are now- in order,"
all the delegates leaped to their feet
' as one man and shouted. "We want
j The demonstration, during which
i the delegates cake-walked. Texas-
1 tommied, and danced around the hall
singing the Houn' Dog song, and
1 shouting the name of Major, lasted
forty-five minutes. Then Senator,
Reed said: i
"Mr. Chairman and fellow- Jeffer-!
.sonians. faithful followers of Cleve
land, unaccustomed as I am to speak
'ng. I have a theme today which would
inspire a dumb man.
i "Fellow Democrats, we have fought
(Continued en page four.)
single-handed by Lieutenant C. McH.
Eby, was positively verified this after
noon. In fact. Villa admitted it him
self. So did Eby.
Lieutenant Eby gave out the follow
ing story to the United Tress and the
"I was on patrol duty. I had had a
hard dav's work, riding around to ac
custom mvself to the saddle. But
with true heroism I decided not to i
sleep but to watch carefully. I was
might glad to come across a bunch
of Greasers smoking Home Huns, for
I wanted a drag. Approaching the
group I remarked, "Anv of von Bow
sers got a match?"
"I was surprised to see cue of the
Me.xs jump up and run, leaving a
curse behind. Putting my superb in
tellect to work, I immediatelj deduced
that the escaping greater could be
none other than I'ancho Villa, with
whom I had been quite chummy while
he vvas a driver for a certain taxi1
company in Columbia. I
"The rest .as ms.v Prawns mv
,44-Colt revolver, I deftly fired a bul
I let between the fleeing bandit's legs,
i effectively tripping him up. Another
clever shot took the cigarette from
his mouth, thus rendering him help -
less I then took him to my old friend
uns on. ..... ,
"I attribute mv success entirely to
the tactics learned in the Saturday
afternoon drills at M. U.," said Eby
The abow photograph of the jmiiiir
of the murder oi ( hnrlc Hosier was
PEN PUSHERS PLAY
AND GIRL FIGURE
OF DASTARDLY GUN-CRIME
Immense Audience Sees M.U. Student
Shoot Friend of Three Years During
Enactment of "Yellow Peril."
Bulletin, 10:54 a. m. The shot fired in the yellow
play was from loaded gun. Charley Boster is dead. Don
D. Madderson who fired fatal shot is at large.
irini Death talked rampant at the production of the ellow i'lay
and as a result. Charlcv I!o-ter is dead, murdered by Don .Maddeon.
and hundreds of students, who attended the pla, were crushed to death
or suffocated in the mad excitement that followed the trajjedv. Mo-ter
and .Madderson plaved the parts of rivals in the play. That they
,ucrc rival- in reality and deadly enemies, became "enerallv known,
, whcI ,.(Mcr fc t() n j,,-,,,, from ., ,,ca(y w ,,,,,,,'j tl,ruh
the breast and Madderson with the fiendish sdec of a madman, brand-
i-hint; a sniokinj,' 4r-cahber revolver made gunl his escape through a
, side door of the tage.
IN THE CASE
lad who is believed to be the raiiM'ie( u,,en a the yejows have been
found in the pocket of the -lain man.
At the first the immense audience
did not realize that it was in the pres
ence of death. But before the cur
tain reached the Hoor, all were on
their feet and frt nzied men and women
trampled one another under foot in
their effort to reach the door. Strong
men uttered hoarse gutteral cries and
women fainted. The latter were crush
ed to death beneath thousands of feet.
Great heaps of dead pik-J up around
the exits, crushed, bleeding and
mangled beyond recognition. The
number of dead is not known but will
mount into the hundreds.
Woman, The Uuusf.
The theory advanced for the bloody
murder is that the two men have for
.several vears been suitors to the same
I girl. La-t week after Madderson made
a trip to Kansas City suposedly on
business, Boster met him and the two
j The matter was dropped until a few
minutes before the Yellow Peril play
ended this morning. Instea'J of using
a blank catridge to shoot Bo:ter who
was playing the city editor role, Mad
derson inserted a loaded cartridge
with the above fatal results.
A picture of the woman who was
the cause of the shcoting was found
I in the dead man's pocket. Her name
is not known.
G. C. HOSS
J. B. HOWL
Garlie (. Hoss. faculty appointed
censor for the Yello.v Kvtra. by Presi
dent Hill, vvas shanghied by four Yel
lcr re'iortTs at S:4."t o'clock this
morning and is now well on hi- way
to Sidney. Australia in a cattle boat.
All the stuff which was blue penciled
has been put back in the forms and
the Yellow- is reaching the public as
.1. B. Howl, advertising instructor,
who attempted to put advertising on
the firat page of the Yellow, is bound
and gagged in the basement of the
Vi-"ir,In Mtiilrtfnsr. He will be rel-as-