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THE EYESDiQ MISSOPBIAX, COLU 3TBIA, MISSOURI, FBIDAY, MAY '9, 1919.
WHEN THE BOYS
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the station this afternoon. Nor must
' It be understood that such stopped
V with the parents of the soldier boys.
There were many pretty girls willing
to make the supreme sacrifice ot their
lips, and the results were extremely
gratifying to the home-hungry lads.
Handshakes were also popular. Men
stretched "Ihelr long arms over the
heads ot Intervening men and women
and made a brave attempt to get the
first handshakes from their returning
John Kite's favorite expression
was, "Wasn't it a mighty day?" One
day he rose out of a shell hole giving
his last "Wasn't it a mighty day," as
a shell hit him. He died almost im
mediately. The 139th spent three days in Camp
Funston before being discharged.
Sidney Calvert, professor of cheni-
itsry went to Centralla to meet his
son, John Calvert.
The welcoming committee which
went to Centralla was composed of
H. A. Collier, M. F. Thurston and John
Roy Zumwalt was shot through the
leg. His brother, Martin, was also
in the fray, but was not wounded.
Many boys met Captain Asbury
Roberts In a barber shop in Kansas
City. The captain left Columbia with
the boys and went as far as Fort Sill,
where he was detached to take charge
of a Kansas company. Captain Rob
ers has been discharged. All of the
boys spoke well of him.
"We had a major from Kirksvllle.
His name was James E. Rieger," said
one. "He was the major of the second
battalion. He would do his best for
us and there wasn't one of us that
wouldn't go to hell for him."
"He surely ought to be made gov
ernor of Missouri," interrupted an
furlough. If his conscience still re
fused to allow him to Berve his war
ring country he was taken to Leaven
worth The war is over but the conscien
tious objector is still a problem. The
attitude of these men was brewed in
peace times. Preventive measures
should be taken before another na
tional crisis arises. Something must
be done to uplift and nationalize the
backward people and to check immi
gration of those aliens with strange,
Major Kellogg suggests that after
the chance to take the industrial fur
lough is refused the objector should
be deported from the United States.
If deportation be impossible, the ob
jector should be disfranchised.
During the war, 1,500 objectors have
taken farm or industrial furloughs,
SS have gone with the Friends Recon
struction Unit to France, 390 have
taken non-combatant service, 122
general, military service. Four hun
dred have been sent to Leavenworth
and 1,300 have acepted non-combatant
service without trial. The total num
ber of men in the army accepted or
recognized as conscience objectors
was about 3,900.
ONE PLANEJS 001
NC4, Disabled on Way to
New Foundlandj Lands
"Say, boy, those French girls were
sure good lookers," one doughboy said
this afternoon enroute from Centralla
to Columbia, "but the keenest girls
I've ever seen are those I have run
across since we struck Missouri last
Bert F. Bundy was very reticent
about talking about himself. "Well,
it you must say something, just tell
them that I went with the other boys
and did what they did." Bundy lives
at 807 Bannel street.
All of the boys brought home their
"tin Stetsons." A few had many rel
ics with them.
THE NEW BOOKS
"The Conscientious Objector.'
The problem of the conscientious
objector is not a new one. Major Wal
ter Guest Kellogg tells us in his book,
"The Conscientious Objector," In
which he presents his own observa
tions derived from official examina
tions. The problem occupied the
minds of antiquity. Canada, France,
Russia and England have had their
objectors, he says.
The population of the United States
is not composed of one race with
single traditions. It is composite. For
the most part our men answered the
draft in eager response. These were
the men living in more or less normal
homes and educational environment.
The same call came to men living In
Isolated communities, where there are
strange religious beliefs, and where
curious customs are observed. Most
often it was this class of men that
formed the residuum of conscientous
objectors after the appeal to fight for
freedom was presented.
Major Kellogg divides the objectors
into three classes: (1) the religious
objectors, who are usually mentally
deficient and hampered by lack of
education and a narrow outlook upon
life; (2) the idealist objectors who do
not claim membership in any church,
but hold radical convictions of their
own; (3) the socialist objectors, who
have had all the advantages that
birth, environment and education. af
ford, but who still look at "the United
States as merely a pleasant place in
which to live."
The objectors average 90 per cent
native born and 10 per cent foreign
born. They are one-third of Ameri
can parentage, one-third German, and
one-third Russian, English, Scotch,
Irish and Scandinavian. They have
been handled by the Government with
every consideration. In an informal
trial before a board ot inquiry, con
sisting of the Secretary of War, Major
Richard C. Stoddard, Julian W. Mack,
and Harlan F. Stone, the sincerity of
the objector was tested. If he was
found to be insincere he was imme
diately placed in general military
service. If he refused opportunity
for service he was sent to diciplinary
barracks at Leavenworth.
The objector who was found to be
sincere was offered noncombatant
service. If he refused to take this he
had a chance to take an industrial
By United Tress.
CHATHAM, Mass, May 9. The
transatlantic seaplane NC4, disabled
while flying yesterday from Rockaway
Beach to Halifax, landed at the naval
air station here at 5:18 o'clock th's
According to jlans now, the NC4
ulll start from Rockaway Beach as
soon as repairs are made. If it lands
at Trepassey Bay, New Foundland,
before NC3 and NCI hop off on their
journey it will join them In the flight
If it should arrive after they have
started it is said that NC4 will not
attempt to follow.
85 machine funs, 160 automatic rifles,
two ammunition dumps, hundreds of
rifles and other food supplies and
Beady for 3Tetx DriTc.
October 6 Company F reached
Louppy La Petite, a divisional rest
camp, where it remained two weeks
recuperating from its heavy losses of
the Argonne Battle.
October 26 The company occupied
a sector at Verdun.
November 7. The Columbians were
relieved and sent to Metz. Here they
were preparing for the drive on Metz,
which was almost ready to start when
news of the signing of the armistice
reached the division. After the sign
ing of the armistice the division was
sent as soon as possible to EuviUe,
where it remained in camp, drilling
and waiting for the orders that would
send it home.
April 13 The company sailed from
April 24 Exactly one year and
eight hours from the time lhat they
left the United States the Columbia
.boys arrived at Newport News,Va.
May 8 Company F was discharged
from the service at Camp Funston-.
May 9 Twenty-six of the Colum
bians returned to their homes.
Free exhibitions of pictures will be held
each day In the faculty room of the Uni
versity Library, by Prof. J. S. Ankeney,
until Slay 12.
May 12, 13 and 14 Convention of Funeral
Director! Association. v
May 14 Special School Levy Election.
May 17 Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
May 24 Commencement Exercises at Co
lumbia High School y n, ,
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Democrats Expect President
1 to Object to National
By L. C. MARTIN
(United l'resn Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, .May 9. President
.Wilson will be asked by Senate Dem
ocrats now ne wouia receive a pro
posal for a national referendum on
the League of Nations covenant.
Leaders here said that they expected
the President to oppose it on three
(1) That it would necessarily in
volve the separation of the treaty and
(2) That it would cause great de
lay In getting the League under way.
(3) That it is wholly unnecessary
because the people have the means
for the expression of their views! to
Congress on the League of Nations
and they have exercised these means.
Congress on the League ot Nations
and have exercised these means;
GY3I PIANO FAILS TO PERFORM
But Fifteen Minutes Sees New In
strument Ready for Banquet.
When time came for the opening of
the doors at Rothwell Gymnasium at
the Made-Iu-St. Louis banquet Wed
nesday night the orchestra -Htes "all
set" to break forth in the opening
strains. But the ancient piano at
the gym refused to perform. An S.
O. S. call went to the Taylor music
store. Although it was after closing
hours, a member of the firm weiit to
the store to pick out a piano. The
Hulett Transfer Company rushed a
truck and men from the Wabash sta
tion. The piano was in the gymna
sium ready for the orchestra in fif
Salvation Army Jubilee In London.
LONDON, April 16 (by matI).-Sen-eral
Booth has decided to hold the
Salvation Army jubilee this summer
after postponement from 1915. The
Salvation Army was first organized
Son of L. J. Hall to Return to U. S.
L. J. Hall, postmaster, received a
letter from his son, Corporal Roy H.
Hall, stationed at Gouducourt, France,
saying that he expected to return to
the United States sometime soon. Cor
poral Hall has been in the service
since May, 1918, and is serving with
the advanced Division, 3rd Battalioa
of Snipers. Corporal Hall was grad
uated from the University in 1917.
Babies Like Jazz "ttih Bottles.
LONDON, April 15 (by mail). ia
experiments on highly strung babies
who have refused to take food. It has
been found thafphonograph jazz over
comes their resistance.
'ew Sport to Pick Off Explosions.
LONDON, April 15 (by mail). Local
naval authorities, to rid home waters
of the great drifting mines, may now
supply rifles free to competent appli
cants who wish to enjoy the sport of
"picking oft" great explosions.
Play Reading Club Meets Monday.
The Play Reading Club will meet
Monday eenlng in the Faculty Room
of the Library Building.
BALD EAGLE FLYING CLUB
Lock Haven, Pa.
Best ex-army Instructors; 15 to 20 min
utes flying each day; theory of Sight; In
struction on motors; gunnery; wireless;
instruments; compasses; mip reading;
rigging, etc lil-creatlon, sttimmins,
canoeing, vt resiling, boxing, eta. Tuition
SjOO. which includes everything. Heglns
July 5 and lasts two months.
tional Army. There followed eight
months of intensive training before
it was sent to a seaport.
April 24, 1918 The company sailed
from New York.
May 7 Landed at Liverpool, Eng
land. May 1G Landed at Le Havre,
France, and was there attached to the
British army. Then followed a month
of training near Amiens preparatory
to being sent to the front.
June 11 Company F was attached
to the French army and sent into
service in the Vosges Mountains.
June 19. The Columbia company
occupied trenches for the first time.
From then until September 6, it held
three sectors against the attacks of
the Germans, interrupted only by fre
quent raids across No Man's Land into
the German trenches. The three sec
tors were called Grand Ballon, Yes-
serling and Metzeral, all of them be
ing on the French front in Alsace.
In llcsenc at St. 3IIliIeL
September 12. After a few days
rest and preparation the company was
sent to the American army in front of
St. Mihiel. Here they composed a
part of the corps reserve for four days
during the St. Mihiel battle. During
this time they were subject continual- J
ly to heavy artillery fire, waiting in
readiness for the command to ad
vance against the enemy which never
September 26 After occupying a
position on Vaquois Hill, Company F
entered the Battle of the Argonne
with the rest of the Thirty-Fifth Di-
vision. Then followed six days ot
continual advance and battlp. The
company advanced twelve kilome-'
ters, occupying nine towns that had '
been evacuated by the retreating!
German army. During this time two
Columbians were killed and eleven
wounded. The Thirty-Fifth Division
captured 1,010 Germans. 24 cannons,
Turn in Red Cross Work.
All persons working on knitting gar
ments for the Red Cross are request
ed to finish them immediately and
send them to the Red Cross rooms in
the Thilo Building the last ot this
week or the first of next. A Red Cross
shipment is to be made soon.
CaHed for and de
livered it costs no
Phone 63 8003Broadway
Before You Shed The Khaki
Have Some Pictures Made
You have honored the UNIFORM and the
uniform has honored YOU!
A Hearty Welcome
Old Home Town!
Don't Forget Your Mother
In the hustle and bustle of the modern business world we
are apt to be forgetful and neglectful about writing home
to Mother, that "Best Friend of All."
Sunday, May 11, Is Mother's Day
remember her by sending her a card.it will gladden her heart
and yours too. We have a splendidly appropriate line of
both in the plain and the engraved.
Send one today
SCOTT'S BOOK SHOP.
"Where, you get the latest magazines first."
BROADWAY ODEOI MATINEE TODAY 2i30, NIGHT 7s3 0
HUNDREDS TURNED AWAY LAST NIGHT
UNABLE TO SEE
(NAUGHTY, DARING, ADORABLE Minerva
MORAL:-IF YOU INTEND SEEING MICKEY (AND YOU DO INTFND Tn
SEE MICKEY) COME EARLY-AND SEE THE PICTURE YOU WlM
NEVER FORGET, "MICKEY."
Today and Tomorrow, Matinee and Night.
Admission: Children 25c, Adults 35c, Plus War Tax