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it i 1 " p'r . v f Page Two THE DAILY JUSSOUKIAX, TUE8DA Y EVENING, NOVEMBER 7, 1916. THE DAILY MISSOURIAN rnblltbtd rrtrr crenlnr (except Saturday and Sunday) and Bandar moraine by The MlMonrlan Association. Incorporat ed, Colombia. Ho, Frank H. Klnr. President and Editor; A, O. Hlnmaa, Baalnrss Manager. Address all communications to THE DAILY MISSODRIAN Colombia, Missouri. Of rice: Virginia Building. Downstairs riiones: Business, 53; Kewi, 274. Entered at the postofflce, Columbia, Mo, as second-class mall. Year, $50: month. 25 cents; copy. 5 cents. Outside of Doone County, year $3; month. 30 cents. The Mlssourlan receives the dispatches of the United Press Associations. WHICH C0LU3IX-T0M0RR0WI Missouri California Michigan Montana Nebraska South Dakota Idaho Alaska WET DRY Connecticut Kansas Delaware Maine Florida Iowa Illinois Oklahoma Indiana . Alabama Kentucky Arizona Louisiana Arkansas Maryland Colorado Massachusetts Georgia Minnesota Idaho Nevada Mississippi New Hampshire North Carolina New Jersey North Dakota New Mexico Oregon New York South Carolina Ohio Tennessee Pennsylvania Virginia Rhode Island Washington Texas West Virginia Utah Vermont Wisconsin Wyoming Is a "mum" so called because it i3 the only thing at the football game which is not making a noise? COLUMBIA, VIA THE SANTA FE Steps should be taken at once in Columbia to determine the responsi bility for the recent announcement that the Santa Fe Railroad would en ter St. Louis over new tracks built from Carrollton to Mexico, thence to the metropolis over the Burlington. The possibility of the new road touch ing Columbia is evident. A main line railroad with through freight and passenger service to the East and West has ever been Colum bia's greatest need. Located In the exact center of Boone County, the town misses the main line of the roads to the north because of a hundred mile bend in the Missouri River. The roads to the south hug the river, leav ing Columbia, like Fayette in Howard County and Fulton in Callaway, high and dry at the mercy of branch line time tables. An air line from Carrollton to St. Louis, crossing the river at some point south of the Wakenda prairie and again at Glasgow, the line touching the county seats of three of the oldest yet most progressive counties in Mis souri, none of which now has a main ine road, would open up territory rich in traffic and freight production. Should the Santa Fe build its tracks clear into St. Louis, the possibility for the line touching Columbia would be more likely, than if the line is con structed only to Mexico. It seems probable that a great railroad system like the Santa Fe, in establishing its connection with the fourth largest city of the country, would do so over its own tracks. For nearly a quarter of a century rumors upon rumors have had it that the Santa Fe would enter St. Louis. Whether the present announcement is made upon authority Is not known In Columbia, but It is worthy of inves tigation. Even the slightest chance to obtain a through railroad line for the town should not be overlooked. One thing to be said in favor of poll tics of today is that no longer is a man's worth determined by the num ber of years he has "voted 'er straight." The voter who "scratches" an unworthy candidate who has been endorsed by the party is a citizen worth while. A JEREMIAH TO JUDGMENT Few more engaging popular lectur ers came under any auspices to the University than Dr. H. H. Powers. None Is heard by larger or more In terested audiences. His lecture con tain much Information attractively presented. They contain more imagi nation and prophecy. Withal, and de spite their rather too dazzling style. they are provocative of sober thought on the tremendous world-problems that confront America today. But Doctor Powers Is In many of his conclusions dead wrong.- War is not better than peace. Else duelling personal battle , to settle questions of honor should be re stored in the land and the biggest fighter among the nations would furn ish fprth the most civilized communi ty. Modern medicine has abandoned bleeding as a cure for disease. Tomorrow Is not necessarily the same as yesterday. The centuries show progress. The world is not shut up in the Jaws of a grim geographic, or even racial, fatalism. Ideas, not armor plate, govern. The right of self-government Is. not a thing of the past nor even for the white race alone. The Filipinos are not condemned to perpetual political servitude because they are brown and wear somewhat less clothing In Ma nila than good taste dictated In Bos ton yesterday. Japan is not waiting ready to steal the Pacific Ocean as soon as Uncle Sam turns his back. The making of munitions of war to support an army and navy Is not the highest mission of a republic. Democ racy is not dead nor merely a local issue. The Devil German or otherwise has not a -sure thing on the United at States, even if we do not link up with Great Britain to boss the rest of man kind. It isn't necessary or desirable in 'order to make progress that the world should be thrown into a receiv ership, with the Anglo-Saxon as the seIfrappolnted receiver fees Included and fixed by the receiver. The Anglo Saxon If there is now any such ani mal Is not God's own peculiar peo ple. There are others. Uncle Sam can steer his own boat right success fully if those In the library or dining saloon will kindly refrain from rock ing the vessel, calling false signals or sounding the fog horn unnecessarily. Doctor Powers lectures eloquently and with sparkling rhetoric, but he sees red and often talks yellow. In an international color scheme we pre fer red, white and blue to red and yel lowand have faith In the gospel ot Jesus rather than in the gospel of Jer emiah as a world policy. franchise for women. The living pic ture of the inspired business man Is his contribution toward peace in the warfare between labor and capital THE OPEN COLUMN A public forum for the discussion of things worth-while. Articles should be short and signed by the writer, as proof to the editor 01 goou laiiu. oiKuaiunrs will not necessarily be published. Better Movies. Editor of the Mlssourlan: I have been reading with much interest the account of the desire of the young people of the community to improve the tone of the moving picture shows of Columbia. I am sure that their wish Is representative of the public and that they have begun a good work which should have excellent and far-reaching results. A. p. V. R. JUSTICE, SOT CHARITY Henry Ford has demolished another cherished theory. Women employes of the Ford Motor Company will .henceforth receive the same minimum wage as men. The wage is $5 a day. Economists and social scientists have been, busy demonstrating that women should really not receive the same wage as men, since that would promote dissension In the family, lower the birth rate, lowers men's wages and do several other things which would undermine the estab lished foundations of society. Manu facturers have pleaded that a $5-a-day wage would upset the industrial world. Henry Ford calmly does the impossible. A few years ago industrial scientists told the man from Detroit than 5,000 men was the largest possible 'indus trial unit. Ford employs 30,000. They told him his profit-sharing plan would make him bankrupt; the year ending July 31 showed a net profit of $60,000,000. They jeered at the idea of a usable car that would sell at $500, and now Ford proposes that cars be- sold for $100. They told each other that big business could not be done without borrowed capi tal; the" banks pay the Ford Motor Company interest on deposits. In all these matters Henry Ford has answered in great part the mod ern Industrial problem by the mere recognition of facts, not theories. He pretends no charity. He admits that were all employers to carry out his plans he might have difficulty in his own plant. But to all the doubting Thomases he points to his profits as proof of the sound economics of his business conduct. An eight-hour day for men and wo men with minimum wages' of $5 a day is Henry Ford's contribution to this century's economics. Industrial equali ty is his contribution to the cause of Did Katr! Editor the Missourian: When, on a Wednesday night date, did your "datee," one of the 800 University women, ever suggest that you go to J prayer meeting instead of to a Colum bia movie show? H. he gave for doing them. Is made from miles southwest of Columbia, Satur hls published works and his public daf night Those present were Misses utterances. In these pages he reveals Gertrude, Lena and Mary Dodd, May the diverse aspects of his complex mentality his greatness and his fall ings, his wonderful genius for co ordination or accomplishment and his sad lack of profound convictions of duty or obligation or right The work is not only a valuable addition to Na polonelc literature; It is also of great general interest (A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago; cloth, 167 pages; $1.) SOCIETY NOTES Misses Mary Margaret Shuttee, Mar garet Seward, Lorraine Flanders and Laura Smith will be dinner guests of the Chi Omega House tonight Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle Johnson of St Louis, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Geisert of Washington spent the week-end at the Chi Omega House. Chi Omega announces a new pledge. Miss Virginia Pasley of Fulton. Hultz, Pattie and OHIe Scott and Ruby Martin; Frank Scott, Jay Hultz, Roy Crane and Burleigh Bruner. The Sigma Chi fraternity will give an informal dance on the evening of November 10. Helps In Y. M. C. A. Campaign. R. A. Klelnschmidt, BL., LLB., 1900, University of Missouri, is one of tha committee of twenty-flve who sub scribed $2,500 for the expenses of a campaign to obtain $250,000 for a Young Men's Christian Association building at Oklahoma City. THE NEW BOOKS "The Fraternity and the College." A series of papers discussing fair ly, but from a standpoint friendly to fraternities, the problems of this phase of college life is bound into a single volume entitled "The Fraternity and the College." The author is one who knows. Dean Thomas Arkle Clark of the University of Illinois. (George Banta Publishing Company, Menasha, Wis.; cloth, 223 pages; $1.25 net) The Chi Omegas will give a recep tion tomorrow afternoon from 4 to 6 in honor of Mrs. C. W. Leaphart and Miss Grace Graves, their chaperon. In the receiving line will be Miss Eva Johnston. Mrs. George Reed, Mrs. E. B. Branson and Miss Helen Leaphart Mrs. S. T. Simpson and Mrs. Brown will serve. The decorations will be in lavendar and yellow. "Public Health Protection." Dr. H. B. Hemenway, In "American Public Health Protection," sounds a note of warning against the neglect of public care of public health. The ar gument Is forcefully and fairly pre sented in favor of education against the causes of disease. But why is Mis souri omitted from the list of univer sities that are doing good work In this new field? (Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapo lis; 283 pages.) Miss Grace Graves spent the week end at her home in Fayette. The girls of Sampson Hall will have open house from 7:30 to 11 o'clock Friday night Mrs. Mary Overall of St Louis and daughter, Mrs. Arthur Black, former Columbians, are visiting in Columbia. fcNapoleon In His Own Words." This work translated from the French of Jules Bertaut by H. E. Law and C. L. Rhodes, is an Interesting compilation of aphorisms by the great Napoleon. The compilation, which contains Napoleon's views on such subjects as politics and administra tion, his opinions on love, marriage and women, and what he said about the things he did, plus the reasons The Home Ec Club will give a party from 8 to 10 o'clock tomorrow night at Read Hall for the short course students. The Phi Mu sorority announces the pledging of Miss Ruth Underhlll of Carathe, Mo. An informal party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will RIggs, eight DnPRICrS CREAM baking Powder Sixty Year the Standard . Adds only healthful qualities to the food CONTAINS NO ALUM We Can, We Must, We Will Make Missouri Dry Scratch No" Tote "Yes" On Amendment Number Three NOVEMBER 7, 1916 COLUMBIA THEATRE SATURDAY, NOV. 11 THE COMIC OPERA OF LIFE AND YOUTH MARTHA With the Famous Five Star Cast, A Wonderful Chorus and the Company's Own Symphony Orchestra PRESS COMMENTS One of the few worth while light opera performances of recent years. Ranks with the Merry Widow and Spring Maid. A beautiful performance and a great company. fgJSt 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.50 Seat Sale Opens Thursday 9 a. m. . bSbbbbbbbbbbbbbbW -- i. bhbhbhbBi M 2- .:.&? BnBl Hlii!.Lsi iniiniiiiiifi . -vtf:r Baffl IbbbbH I .8&-y H P bbbbbbbbbbbbbI J i - . .KbH .-THE FIFTEEN P11 I I Iw-ii ' ieotF .WtP: TURKISH BbbBBBBBBBbH liBnBHlttlilillfl MnOSl&Utof it! 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