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-jr T THE EVENING MISSOURIAN TENTH YEAR COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 11, 1917. NUMBER 23 "1 HIHIBHBlHiHBRHBHIBHiHlBRKS " " SMfii . - ;- --i.-- -.-,'--.-- - . . . w 200 U. D. C'S WILL EET II COLUMBIA Organization of Confederate Women to Hold Sessions Oct. 17-20. TO USE NEW TAVERN Mrs. S. C. Hunt Local Presi dent Mrs. Somerville and Mrs. B. Hunt Delegates. The first women's convention to meet in the Boone Tavern the state convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will open a three day meeting here next Wednesday night. The opening session of the meeting will be held in the ballroom of the new hotel but it is not known as yet whether the remaining meetings will be held there or not. This year's convention, according to Mrs. Margaret Somerville, who is one of the repre sentatives of the local John S. Marmadukc Chapter, will be one of the largest held since the state organiza tion was made years ago. In ad dition to the- 145 delegates who will come from all parts of the state it is estimated that one hundred members will be here to see the town where the state university is located. Hill He Entertained In Homes. The first session of the convention will be held Wednesday night and the last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Somer ville and Mrs. Bernard Hunt, represent the local chapter, and Mrs. S. C. Hunt local president, will have charge of convention arrangements. The members of the Columbia chap ter will entertain the delegates in their homes and in addition to the members many Columbia people who have no connection, with the chapter have asked for the privilege of enter taining delegates. Mrs. E. W. Stephens was one of the first to offer her home for the entertainment of the delegates. The state officers who will conduct the convention are President, Mrs. C. B. Farris of Jefferson Cltyjfirst vice president, Mrs. E. Spalding, St. Joseph; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Dolan, Hannibal; treasurer. Miss Nellie Burroughs, Warrensburg; historian, Mrs. Blake Woodson, Kansas City; registrar. Miss Pollock. Mexico: re cording secretary. Mrs. U S. Parker, Jefferson City; director of the chil dren's chapter, Mrs. Roy C. Gray, Kansas City, and Bed Cross secretary, Mrs. C. A. Chenault. Richmond. Started in the South. The U. D. C. organization originated In the South as an outgrowth of the Southern Relief Movement. Its earliest efforts were devoted to the building of monuments for the Confederate sol diers. At present they have turned their attention to the educational in terests of the children of the soldiers. The John S. Marmaduke Chapter was organized eighteen years ago under .the direction of Miss Estelle Watson, .Mrs. Dr. Waters, Mrs. G. D. Mc Farlanc and Mrs. G. W. Trimble. II. A. R. TO MEET SATURDAY Members Will Hear Report on Recent State Convention. The local chapter of the D. A. R. will hold its first meeting at the Daniel Boone Tavern at 2:45 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Miss Maria von Wilhelmj Bailey of Christian College will give a piano solo and Miss Anna Laura Johnston will sing. The hostesses of the meeting will be: Mrs. L. W. Dumas, Jr., Mrs. Mary Fisher, Miss Mary Haggard and Miss Cinnie Haggard. There will be a re port of the delegates who attended the state .convention of the D. A. R. at Marshall. The hostesses request those members who cannot be present to notify them. 7S HAYE RELATIVES IN WAR fhrMIan College Girls Closely Af fected by Conflict. Seventy-eight students in Christian have near relatives in the war. Mrs. Luella SL Clair-Moss, president of the college, asked the students at chapel Tuesday how many of them had relatives In tjiis war, and seventy eight stood up. Mrs. Moss appointed the following students to plan for Red Cross work in the college: Misses Sarah Vivion, Ruth Prather, Virginia Kelley. Doro thyv Aldrich, Ruth iDuBois, Winifred Dysart Will Judge In Unlonrllle Fair. E. H. Hughes, assistant to Dean F. B. Mumford of the College of Agri culture, left last night for Union rille to judge the live stock and agri cultural products at the Unionville fair. TVill Manage Sedalla Light Plant. H. E. Fewers of Linn, B.S., E.E., "09, has accepted the position of manager of the City Light and Traction Com pany of Sedalia. Mr. Fewers has been manager of the Nebraska Gas, Light and Traction Company. No Commercial Club Luncheon. The weekly noon-day luncheon of the Commercial Club was not held to day on account of the Boone County Fair. PHI MU ALPHA PLAYER PRIVATE Percy Grainger, Pianist, Is Member of loth toast Artillery Band. Percy Grainger, the composer pianist who is to give the first number of the Phi Mu Alpha program Monday vening, is a private In the 15th Coast Artillery Band. The War Department has given Mr. Grainger special per mission to continue giving concerts this winter, and S5 per cent of every Grainger fee during the coming season will go directly to the American Red Cross. The remaining 15 per cent will be retained for managerial and other expenses. Mr. Grainger, who is one of the most famous of the younger pianists and composers, is rated as a second class musician in the Regular Army. His instruments are the oboe and the saxophone. He Is a native Australian and came to this country in 1914. Since he enlisted, he has been station ed at Fort Hamilton and has given many concerts for the benefit of the American and British Red Cross. Mr. Grainger is one of the many artists of this country who have been giving ! their services to America, since it entered the war. At 2 o'clock this afternoon, less than 200 seats for the season were left. The concert will be given in the University Auditorium Monday evening. Missouri Man Takes Oath of Office as State Food Ad ministrator Yesterday. The appointment of F. B. Mumford, dean of the College of Agriculture, as the federal food administrator for Mis souri, has been approved by President Wilson. Dean Mumford took the oath of office in Washington yesterday. He has selected 114 county chairmen, whose names will be passed on by the federal food administration this week. Through these men the administra tion expects to put Missouri's 750,000 families in line with the aims of the Hoover nation-wide conservation cam paign. Monday a conference of the county chairman will be held in Jef ferson City. Plans will be worked out for the house to house canvass which begins October 21 and continues one week. Fifty speakers will take part In the Missouri campaign, holding communi ty meetings in churches and schools and urging the purchasing of Liberty Bonds as well as food conservation. One hundred prominent Missourians in all will spread the meaning of patriotic unity in the war. The "24 hour" speakers in Columbia and vicinity will be Mr Walter McNab Miller, Dean F. B. Mumford, Paul Naylor, A. C. Ragsdale, S. T. Simpson and J. E. Wrench. COLUMBIA U. STUDENTS FIGOT Row Starts OTer Dismissal of Two Faculty Members. Columbia University students fought in front of the library steps yesterday, says a dispatch from New York, when they assembled to discuss the action of the trustees recently in dismissing two professors for their utterances In connection with the war. Groups calling themselves "Rebs" and "Loyalists" engaged In a free-for-all battle, in which faces were scratched and clothing torn. Several hundred women were among the 1,000 students who had assembled. The meeting had been advertised "as a protest against the suppression of academic freedom by the trustees." The professors dismissed last week were J. McKeen Cattell and Henry W. L. Dana. Organize a Beef Club. Farmers' beef clubs have been op erated In many communities success fully. Sixteen families in a club which runs sixteen weeks makes the best combination. A club In each community will make fresh beef avail able at reasonable prices. Each fam ily draws by lot, and in turn furnishes a beef animal. An animal is killed every week and cut into sixteen cuts, each of which Is taken by each mem ber in turn. The University of Mis souri College of 'Agriculture will aid in organizing these clubs if help Is desired. Women's Agricultural Club Elects. Miss Opal Davis was elected presi dent of the Women's Agriculture Club at its first meeting last night. Other officers elected are: Vice-president, Gertrude Hayes; secretary-treasurer, Edna Higglns. Regular meetings are to be held on the rirst Wednesday night of each month. Twenty-four women are enrolled In the College of Agriculture. Library Club to Meet Saturday. There will be a meeting of the Co lumbia Library Club In the catalogue room of the University library Satur day night H. O. Severance, Univer sity librarian, will speak on "Estab lishing Libraries at Camp Funston." Mr. Haseman Goes to Knox County. Leonard Haseman of the College of Agriculture left today for Knox Coun ty in the interest of insect control work. MUMFORD GHONEYUoED JGISTIU. Teutons Tried to Thwart English-American Peace Centenary Plans. LOBBIED IN CAPITOL Organizations Fostered Irish and Other Alien Interests Over Country. By Associated Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. Germany financed Irish pro-German organiza tions in the United States as early as 1909 to combat the nationally devel oped movement for the celebration of the 100 years of peace between the United States and Great Britain, President Wilson has learned from leaders in the centenary celebration. John A. Seward, chairman of the American branch of the centenary committee, who recently called at the White House with H. S. Perris of London, a leader In the British side of the movement, brought evidence that within five weeks after the an nouncement of the centenary plans in 1909, German and Irish interests in the United States formed a number of .associations and organizations to foster Interest in German citizens. Most of these organizations, Mr. Sew ard informed the President, shortly became merged with the Truth So ciety, whose president, Jeremiah O'Leary, was mentioned in the secret message to Count von Bernstorff from the German government dis closed yesterday by Secretary Lan sing. One of the activities of the organ izations was to erect elaborate monu ments over the graves of prominent German-Americans and to give pub licity to conspicuous roles played by Germans in the United States. Development of the British-American Peace Centenary movement was combated by German propagandists in the very lobbies of the capitol in their efforts to block certain legisla tion to promote plans for the celebra tion. TODAY'S RACING RESULTS Events at County Fair Attract Large Crow ds Today. The races drew the biggest crowds at the County Fair today. Jim Bing won the G 1-2 furlong race in 1:25 Berto Dano came second and Inrow third. Inman's horse, Mike, won the half mile race. Judge Snook, owned by Tamaraux, took second money. Dr. Hall, owned by Gordy, was third. The time was 53 1-3. The mile and one eighth race was won by Emma Stewart, owned by Mrs. S. Brown of Murry. The time was 155 1-2. Pin Money, winner of the mile race yester day, came next, Transport, owned by Singleton, took third place. The following are the awards of the show ring: Best saddle colt 1-ycar and under, W. D. Vandiver of St. Louis first and second prizes; saddle gclding- any age, Fields and Barnett first. Blades and Buford second; roadster team, Joe Harris first, Blades and Buford second; saddle stallion. Fields and Barnett first. Blades and Buford second and third; saddle mare. Blades and Buford, first and third, Fields and Barnett third, English fourth; saddle pony, under 14 1-2 hands, Virginia Hunt first, Katherine Arnold second; running walk or plantation horse, mare or gelding, any age, Danny Smith firstjohn Glen second; light harness horse, mare or gelding, any age, 'joe Harris first and second, Blades and Buford third. Fields and Barnett fourth, Arthur Strawn, negro. fifth. More University students were out to the fair today than on the two pre ceding days. Fifty mule colts have been entered for the $500 mule colt show tomorrow. Several more en tries will be made before the judging takes placf. Five running races will come in the afternoon tomorrow. In the forenoon, saddle and harness horses will be judged. INSPIRE FEAR IN BULGARIANS Germans Would Keep Them from Surrendering. By Associated Press LONDON, Oct. 11. As evidence that the Germans have taught the Bul garians that their lives will be for feited if they are taken prisoner by the British, the following extract from a letter by a British officer on the Salonlki front: "When we rounded up sixty Bul garians in an attack recently the poor wretches were utterly terrified. Two or three tried to drown themselves in a pool, while others knelt on the ground, making the sign of the cross and waiting assassins' bayonet thrust or worse," says the letter. "One who was a real sportsman kept his head and made a desperate effort to escape, very nearly getting shot, until he saw it was useless, and flinging down his rifle, surrendered to an officer. Besides this officer a Tommy stood watchfully in case the Bulgar was up to any nasty tricks. GNHER HY ATTEND OPEIGJ TAVERN Invitation Extended to Gov ernor by Toastmastcr E. W. Stephens. ALL URG"EL7TO COME Reservations for Places at Banquet Table Coming In 200 Expected. "Columbians should realize just what the opening of the Daniel Boone Tavern will mean to this community and turn out in a big crowd to cele brate the formal opening of the hotel Saturday night. In view of the fact that the citizens of this town and county have been interested for years in the hotel movement, I believe that we will have a house full of real boosters when the banquet is started at 7 o'clock Saturday night. Excel lent speakers will be here from out of town and numerous Columbia citi zens will address the banqueters. There has been no Invitation list sent out because the hotel management wants everybody in Boone County to crowd the building and see what it means to Columbia. It should mark an epoch in the history of this place." In the foregoing manner E. W. Stephens, who will be toastmastcr at tho dedication banquet at the new hotel Saturday night, asked Colum bians to attend the "housewarmlng" of the 1)1;; $150,000 building. Mr. Stephens sent his message in a letter from Jefferson City to S. F. Conley, who is In charge of the townspeople's committee that will assist in the opening. Mr. Stephens has asked Governor Gardner to make a talk here, buf has as yet received no definite answer from the chief execu tive. Decorators will take charge of the hotel tomorrow to get It in readiness for the big opening. A corps of trained negro waiters will serve the banquet in the old-time southern style. Reservations for plates have been pouring into the hotel today and Manager F. W. Leonard says that he feels sure at least 200 persons will be seated ct the table. LESSONS ffFT. RILEY University Courses Will Be Offered by Extension Service Here. The Extension Division of tho Uni versity of Missouri has arranged to give free University and high school courses to soldiers at Fort Riley who are natives of Missouri, or who have attended the University of Missouri. This includes drafted or regular en listed men. C. H. Williams, secretary of the Extension Division, has re ceived requests from Harold G. Ing ham, educational secretary of Y. M. C. A. at the University of Kansas, and C. G. Lord, general secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at Fort Riley, to come to Fort Riley to participate in a meeting of the representatives of the extension divisions of tho University of Kansas, and the University of California to decide the best methods concerning the educational side of the soldiers' training. Mr. Williams has written his acceptance, but the exact date of the meeting has not yet been decided. STATE ODD FELLOWS ELECT Next Annual Encampment Will Be Held at Springfield. The grand encampment of Missouri Odd Fellows in Fulton voted yesterday to hold the 1918 meeting in Spring field. Eight candidates were out for grand junior warden, first step in elevation to higher offices, the place going to Joseph E. Davis of Carthage. Other officers elected: Grand patri arch, H. G. Fischer, Liberty; high priest. E. W. O.usley, St. James; senior warden, G. W. Vernon, JJexter; grand scribe, A. T. Hudelstone, Louisiana; treasurer, H. A. Hamilton, St. Louis; marshal, Otto H. Wolz, Fulton; inside sentinel, William Steward, Cameron; outside sentinel, J. H. Barnes, Chilli cothe. Representatives to sovereign grand lodge at St. Louis, W. S. Wheeler, Kansas City, and A. T. Hudelstone, Louisiana. ' WHITE HEADS DRAMATIC CLUB Tryouts For a Play Will Be Started Next Week. ,., .. . .. ... -,.... j uiss .Margaret .uainey was eiecieu !'.,::. m .?" ; ,".. UJ1":: White ii.caiueui. ui mu umvcTBiij i;iauiai. fnlnmhta secretary. Club Tuesday night. Tryouts for the.111 Columbia, secretary. play which the club is planning to on YEARS ON SIT CI1 give soon will be held next week. Any University student is eligible to try out. To stimulate interest in play writ ing, the club is considering two propositions, the giving of cash "prizes for the best and most original one act play and for the best adaption for production, of a short story. The next meeting of the club will be Thursday, October 18. THE WEATHER Tor Columbia and Vicinity: Generally fair and colder tonight ami Friday. Temperature to si or lower. Winds shifting to fresh northwest. Tor .Missouri: Partly cloudy west and central, probably rain eitereme east portion tkls afternoon or tonight; colder tonight west and north portions, with killing frot northwest portion. Friday fair, colder south and east portions, l'resli shifting winds becoming northwest. Weather Conditions. A low pressure system Is crossing the Plains and upper half of the Mississippi Valley this morning, attended by cloudi ness, but very little precipitation save in .Minnesota where It Is lc the form of snow There was ho rain In principal grain states, or in the cotton region, during the past -1 hours. Freezing conditions along the Canadian border west from Minnesota; but tempera tures elsewhere are moderate. The pressure waes continue their swift movement eastward, and -no single type of weather lasts long. A high pressure is tr.uclliig southeast out of the far North west, urn! will gie fair and colder weather lu the Plains and Mississippi Valley during the next -4 hours. In Columbia more or less cloudiness will prevail during the first part of the next 24 hours, but generally fair wearther will prevail oer Friday and probably Satur day, with temperatures rather below normal. Local Data. The highest temperature In Columbia esterday was S3 degrees an dthe lowest last night was 3b; precipitation O.OO; relatlte humidity - p. ui. j esterday T2 per leui. .v year ago jesierujy me niguest temperature was CO and the Ion est 3b; precipitation 0.00 Inch. The Almanac. Sun rises today, J:13 a. m. Sun sets, .1:37 p. m. Moon rises 2:03 a. in. The Temperature, Today. a. m .43 11 a. m 43 .s a. in 44 11 -.48 0 a .in 44 10 a. in 43 1 p. m 31 '1 p. m CON. loJEGlMTED Fuel Administrator's Plan Is to Pflt Supply on Pri ority Basis. Hy Associated Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. In order to insure an increase in the supply of coal cars and a steady, equitable uow of fuel to the railroads tentative plans have been made by the fuel adminis tration. After two weeks conferences with coal representatives, railroads representatives and others, the fuel administration today announced the first of a series of orders to distribute coal on a priority basis and regulate the movement of coal cars. Coal needed for the government must not be interferred with and the fuel administrators intend to care for distribution otherwise and make special cases. Munition plants and firms manufacturing the necessities of life would come under the priority clause. THESE GIVE" 5300 TO THE FAIR List of Subscribers (o Cash Prize for Mule Colts. The following firms and persons in Columbia subscribed to the $500 pre mium fund given at the Boone County Fair for the ten best mule colts shown : Tilford Murry, $25; Parker Furni ture Company, ?20; Barth Clothing Company, $20; W. B. Nowell, $20; Hetzler Bros., $20; C. B. Miller, $20; L. W. Berry, $5; ,Davis & Watson, $10; O. W. Boutwell, $10; Strawn-Neate, $10; Richards' Market, $10; Robert Rogers, $10; Herald-Statesman, $5; Armistead Grocery, $5; Clark Feed Store, $5; The Drug Shop, $3; II. R Jackson, $5; Dalton Coal Company, $5; S. & B. Clothing Company, $10; Boone County Trust Company, $10; Columbia Insurance and Rental Agen cy, $5; J. H. Estes. $2.50; Peck Drug Company, $2.50; S. H. Levy. $2.50; C. B. Bowling. $5; Philip Prather, $1; F. A. Henninger, $1; Matthews Hard ware Company, $2.50; Newman Hardware Company, $2.50; Columbia Savings Bank, $10; Gilman & Dorsey, $2.50; Jimmie Moscow, $1.50; Steph ens Publishing Company, $5; Paul Hulett, $2.50; McAdam & Berkebile, $1; Fredendall Dry Goods Company, $2.50; R. B. Price, Jr., $5; Taylor Estes Lumber Company, $2; Smith-Catron-Evans Realty Company, $2.50; Eisenstein's, $2.50; Leonard Morris, $5; Boone County Lumber Company, $5. SENIORS REPRESENT 9 STATES Christian College Class of 37 Mem- bers Elects Officers. Nine states are sepresented in the membership of the senior class of the School of Arts and Science at Christ ian College this year. There are thirty-seven girls In the class. At a meeting vesterday officers were elec- ted tor this year. They are: Miss I . iT..M.i..Ara ulntniiin Plpminirq- , ?uut ! ""r"-." mi winifS I burg. Ky., president: Miss Winifred 'Dvsart. Columbia, vice-president: - Hemphill. Wetumka, ! Okla., treasurer; Miss Catherine CHARGE Daniel II. Wallace Sentenced Under Espionage Act. My Associated Trei DAVENPORT, la., Oct. 11. Judge Burns, in the Federal Court, denied a motion for a new trial for Daniel H. Wallace this morning and sen tenced him to twenty years' imprison ment for violation of the Espionage Act. KAUFF HITS GITS TO A 5-0 Two Home Runs by Fielder Is Feature of Fourth Game of Series. 2 GAMES FOR EACH White Sox Have Chance to Come Back Saturday on Home Field. Ily Associated Tress NEW YORK. Oct. 11. After losing the first two games of the World Series at Chicago, the Giants gained an even chance with the White Sox for the championship pennant today when they took the second game on their homo field, 5 to 0. Following upon the 2 to 0 defeatsof the Ameri can. League champions yesterday, the' victory of the National League lead ers today means that the world's championship is still in the balance. The contenders for the world hon ors on the diamond will journey to Chciago, where the fifth game will be played Saturday. Honors for the second Giant victory go to Schupp, who held the Sox bats men to seven hits during the entire nine innings, on none of which were they able to score. Faber pitched for ttie Sox, but was forced to retire in favor of the southpaw, Danforth, in the eighth. The Giants scored in the fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth in nings. The work of the Giant bats men in these innings follows: Fourth inning: The crowd boobed Eddie Collins as he went to the field. Burns up; struck out. Herzog up; tossed out by Eddie Collins at the initial bag. Kauff drove a long hit to center field fence for a home run, his first hit of the series and the first hit of the game off Faber. Zimmer man was thrown out by Eddie Collins at first. One run, one hit, no errors. Fifth Inning: Fletcher singled sharply past Collins. Robertson up; McGraw came, in and gave Robertson some instruction. Robertson bunted safely, Fletcher moving on to sec ond. Holke also bunted safely and the bases were filled. On Holke's bunt Faber took the ball and started to throw to third, but no ono was there. Rariden hit into a doublo play, Faber to Schalk to Gandil. Rob ertson moved on to third and Holke to second on the play. Robertson scored on a single by Schupp, but Holke was thrown out at the plate. One run, four hits, no errors. Seventh inning: Fletcher scratched a hit through McMuIlen. Robertson up. Fletcher to third on a wild pitch which bounced off Schalk's foot clear to the Giants' bench. Faber threw out Robertson, Fletcher holding third. Holke hit by a pitched ball. Rariden up. Fletcher scored when Collins threw out Rariden at first. Holke to second on the play. Schupp up. Wea ver threw out Schupp at first. One run, one hit, no errors. Eighth inning: Danforth, a left hander, went into the box for Chicago. Burns fanned. Herzog hit a single over Weaver's head. Kauff up. Her zog and Kauff scored on Kauff's home run hit to the left field bleachers. Two runs. The score: R. H. E. New York 5 10 1 Chicago 0 7 7 Batteries: New York, Schupp and Rariden; Chicago, Faber, Danforth and Schalk. Balling Order in Today's (iame. Ily Associated Press POLO GROUNDS, New York, Oct. 11. The batting order for today's game, the fourth of the World Series, is as follows: Chicago. New York. John Collins, If Burns, If McMulIen,3b Herzog, 2b E. Collins, 2b Kauff, cf Jackson, rf Zimmerman, 3b Felsch, cf Fletcher, ss Gandil, lb Robertson, rf Weaver, ss Holke, lb Schalk, c Rariden, c Faber, p Schupp, p Umpires: Rigler, Evans, O'Loughlin and Klem. RELATIVES WOUNDED IN WAR But, of 11 Kinsmen of Mrs. A. W. Tajlor, Only One Killed In 3 lears. Mrs. A. W. Taylor received word from France last week that her nephew, Thomas Carslcy Price, first lieutenant of the King's Scottish In fantry had been wounded by shrapnel. He has been sent to Bath, England, to a hospital there. Mr3. Taylor's cousin. Major Carsley of the Seventy-third Highlanders, Montreal, was wounded also. Eleven ' relatives of Mrs. Taylor's are officers in the British army and navy. All are volunteers. Only one has been killed and two wounded during three years' service in the war. To Play Jefferson City. The Columbia High School football team will leave tomorrow morning for Jefferson City to play the Jeffer son City High School Saturday. Coach O'Herron will accompany the team. IT jk.