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"Interior Department Plans to
-t Care for Increased Number
'of Tourists in National
, Parks.
fT,j -. . ..
, Jiv . aUOn W U,nuuu
Its Work Rural Problems
IB WAVlr lf...l LJw. . av 1?
r Becoming Serious.
i WiSHMcTox, Dec a The annual re-
that thedtpartmtnt has taken many steps
fontard diirinar tfi lnaf lnn tt thft tire-I
k Oct of the most vital questions to
-come, up na seen mat ot preserving
.the wonderlands of the West by turning
.them into national parks. The depart-jeome
ment of the Interior has been in a con-
uuuuiu struggle wiin me commerciu m-
trrests with retard to these lands. Al-
.though the economic conditions of the
country have been exceedingly trying
during the last year, people have en
.thusiaatically turned to the national parks
for health, happiness and recreation. The
final returns show that 919,504 tourists
visited seventeen national parks and that j
usoi itounsu visited eleven national
monuments. The total to the great seen
,1c recreation areas exceeded (he million
oark. The following table of travel 'or
the past five years will fvnis'i a very il
hoajiuting ccmcuii?n:
llo ........... 33&C97 p rsoiw
1917 i...'
tS3&& persons, j
451,661 persons -j
,I9I9''S? .-..: :.?... 81W16 nersoni.
1l920..?rr:-!V.. 1,058,455 persons.
TKs year saw die tompletion'of lb
plio's and the establf'hmenf of the long-talked-of
park-to-park highway, connect
In: the national parks of the west. It is
3.700 miles IR d paes through nim
... !, i. f .r 1. . ,h ;,!, '
state. It is of great value to the indus
trial development of the west.
rami. rsoBUx a snuois om:
. The department has also giien careful 1 1
consideration to the problem of domestic
reconstruction as relates to fanning. Cec ' "
sua figures during the past decade shov
that city population has grown five timet
as fast as has rural population. The
difficulty appears to be that people do
not care to live alone and prefer the
social enjoyment and conveniences of
city life.
There are three measircs now pending
before Congress dealing with this situa
tion. All embody the plan of communit)
feulement, vtueh wfmi to be the orJ
logical solution to tlie situation. The
Mondell bill authorizes the Secretary of
the Interior to create community settle
menu in the states where feasible pro
jects can be found, and provides an ap
jrrjpriation of $500,000,000 for the pur
Txwe. Another bill, now- pending, provides
for the Secretary of the Interior to con
tact with individuals or corpoations for
the reclamation, improvement and settle
ment of lands in private ownership. The I
department believes that important work I s
can be promptly undertaken if this mea
sure becomes a law. The reclamation
service is available to do the work if this
Ull, should pass.
The Bureau of Education, acting unde:
the Department of the Interior, has con
tinned to carry out its policy of actin.
at clearinghouse for educational in
formation and the beat opinions on edu
mtJOTtl tartars, of giving advice, of pro
nMiaf desirable cchiratiensl idea am
of oteducting expasimenta. Is spite o
the fncrejsed cost of printing, the bureau
printed sixty-two bulletins, one annua,
report, one annual statement, eighteen
leaflets, ten circulars, twenty-four num
. bets of 40,000 copies each of School Life
four numbers of Americanization and
i numerous reprint and miscellaneous
Spin, rural r-educatien studies have been
etade of plans of consolidation, certifica
'tion of teachers, high school dormitories.
tandardization, comparative salaries of
teachers, and of the teacher shortage
throughout the United States.
, The .health of children was promoted
by encouraging a record of height and
wn'ght as an index to nutrition and gen
erxl health. Approximately 500X00
pieces of material from seven pamphlets
vjmte seat out. The work" was carried on
yhf Red Cross wokers, home demonstra
edition agents, public health nurses and
.other organizations. Research stations
.j, are to be established at those universities
and college maintained by public funds
-for the purpose of conducting experi-
'vinents in education. Sixteen stations
bare' -already been established and are
carrying on investigations in a number
of awbjects very pertinent to present day
Educational activities.
Indian affairs have shown coniderahle
progress- Their individual funds on de
posit during the last eight years liave
Increased in excess pf $20,000,000. Dur
log that period they have expended for
'h&&c bams, and modern farm imple-
,. lifLOOO.000. They have added
fl3j03fcO0O lo their capital of livestock.!
The Indian's transformation from a came i
hunter to a settled landholder and home I
builder is everywhere evident. Nearly j
J7j000 Indian farmers ate cultivating over
... . ... nt m miltiAn r tf l.n-t '
three-oiiBi .-. ... v. HU.
'47,060 are. engage'd in stock raising, and
itrir liyestock. j
aeaj Tneif ln
. wonn ciose to uomaju.
-L-. f.. imn .1.-
UUJUJV U1 1717 AlUiH inc
mitelr $14JX)O0a The Iiidisns are de
pendable wage workmen. Their annual
earnings in public and private service
exceed $3,000,000. The number of them
receiving rations and supplies not paid
for in labor has decreased one-half in
the last seven years.
The bacV-to-the-farm movement since
the close of the ar has been materially
aided by the reclamation service. On
June 30, 1920, the net cost of construc
tion of the reclamation projects amount
ed to a little less than 1125,000,000. The
value of crops grown in 1919 on lands
served either in whole or in part by the
service amounted to nearly $153,000,000,
' about $89,000,000 of wl
1 about $89,000,000 of which represents the
,nle "t "ops grown on the 1,113,469
' -f 1 1
acres ot cropped land on the project
I proper. The projects already completed,
or under way, will ultimately comprise
an area of over 3,300,000 acres.
xas t poES
j r 0mtl Trr
Cvm0 Ttx DfC aj, .m Uck
ia Xew York or Boston or Chicago
pace wnrre the supply of turkevs
j doesn't keep up with the demand you'll
j probaDIv eat a turkey Uimtmas, driven
r handled by Oscar Egg. of Cuero. Tei.
Egg claims the world's record for hand-
ling turkeys. He claims to have handled
or drum in to town more than one Dun
fted thousand turkeys in the last ten
jears lor me annual pre-noiiday siaugn-
Cuero is the leading turkey town of
Texas. The Turkey Trot, held November
11. this year, found 7300 turkeys in
town. They were paraded 'down 'Main
street with Oscar Tggin enargt Just as
soon as the parade was over, the same
proud turkrjs were driven down to the
pacVen, 9Dtt King lurk was ucau 1 art.
Iurkes air traiij:e LirdV Esir
i "They'll .hunt alljijiernoon for
tooi ujace to roost in. the trees and
lieir night falls, joull find Jem roosting
on the ground." '
TKe turkeys "were made lo paradeby a
simple-contrirancfv A corn planter was
driven about fifty feet ahead ot the lead
ing turkeys, dropping corn. The leaders
ri P Ja ana "".f.1"
"e flock followed -jut to see what they
' could see," according to Egg.
There will be an important meeting of
all journalists and prc-joumalista in the
auditorium of Jay H. Neff Hall at 7:15
o'clock Thursday evening.
The Holt County dub will meet at
2:30 p. m. Sunday, December 12. in
Room D of the Y. M. C A. Building.
Every student from Holt county is re
quested to be present as important busi
ness will be transacted.
Attends Conrention of Limestone
Dealers Association There.
Prof. M. F. Miller, chairman of the
soils department in the College of Agri
culture, is in St. Louis attending a con
vention of the limestone dealers of the
country as an executive of the Limestone
Dealers' Association and the represents
live from the College of Agriculture.
The farmers of the state are beginning
to use limestone for agricultural purpos-
I !
FOR RENT Two furnished rooms and
deeping porch for second semester. 1315
rtosemary" Lane. Phone 571-Red. R-87
LOST A leather note book between
616 College and Engineering Building,
rinder please phone 264. X-85
TOUND-One cuff link
engraved thereon; owner can have same
by calling at uJ-Uf, pru.ing uiupui.
and paving for this notice. T-ETJ
FOR SALE Wood and Coal at north
east corner Sixth and Walnut. E. T.
Kile, phone 375-Black. K-89
FOR RENT Three unfurnished rooms
for light housekeeping in modern, house.
all at 1314 I'ans Koad or phorie 744
Thite. H-33
Dorrt Wait
Until Sunday
To get a good meal
Eat the Best
Every Day
At the "Caf"
Have You Tried The
On the University Campus
es, and the dealers, by having this con
Tendon, which is the first in the country,
are trying to get together on the best
methods for producing limestone and the
best way in which to raeet the farmers'
demand for it. Professor Miller will try
to give these dealers some information
about the use of limestone and some ideas
for profits and crop increases that come
from it. He will also give them some
idea as to how limestone should be
ground for agricultural use.
In the present age stone and marble
are being put to many uses. At present
perhaps the most common use to which
a marble slab is put is that for a tomb
stone or for trimmings on a fireplace.
The case of a stone being used for both
purposes is a rare combination but such
a rase exists in Columbia.
In an old house which used to stand a:
the corner of Hinkson avenue and Paris
road there used to be a fire-place which
had a large marble slab for a hearth
stone. The stone had always been a
source of curiosity to the family who
lived there at the time. Finally when the
house was torn down to make way for a
more modern structure the old slab was
taken from the resting place where it had
lain for a long period of ears. It was
turned over and the following inscription
was found to have been carved on the
under surface:
: John r. Keiter
D'rd Aug. 18, 1849
In the 4&lh fear of his age.
Just how the slab came to be -vied for
a hearthstone in that house no one ever
knew. The man to whom the stone had
been erected as a tombstone had no con
nection whatever with the owner of the
hoac frcm vbich it was taken.
Kei-er. it i said, liied in fn hepori all
hid life auj wis bulled there in the cem
etery. His widow, some time afterward
moved to Columbia and. upon her death
and curiaf in a cemetef)' here, th body
of, her hubaruj was brought here from
Rocheport and burred here and a new
stone was erected to their memory. What
became of the old stone no one knows
but it is said that it was protnbly xasr
aside and later was brought "into Colum '
bia as part of a load of rock which was
being brought here for industrial pur -
The first transfer of the lot on which
the house was built that contained the
stone was executed in 1870. It is the
genera opinion that the houe was buill
about the lime of the Gvil War. No
one knows who built the houe. A new
residence lias now been built on the let
and the. combination tombstone and
hearthstone is at present being used for
a step at the kitchen door making the
oeculiar combination of tombstone.
jearthstone and stepping stone.
Columbia's two dealers in fecund hand
clothing (or ued clothing, as the auto
mobile talesman- ould say) agree thai
there are not two dozen suits for sale in
both these stores together.
"It is awful hard to buy old clothes
now," one dealer complained. "People
are having clothes repaired now while
several years ago they would have thrown '
clothes away that were in the same con
A visit to several tailors bore out his.
statement that everyone is having clothes
repaired. Only one tailor was found who
complained of poor business in the re
pairing line. The others were flooded
with repair work.
Holt County Club
Sunday, December 12
2:30 P. M. Room D
Y. M. C A.
Every Holt County student
urged to attend. Impor
tant business.
Neglecting That
Cold or Cough?
WJiy, when Dr. King's New
Discovery So Promptly
Checks It?
LETTING the old cough or cold
drag on, or the new one develop
seriously, is folly, especially Then at
druggists, you can get such a proved
and successful remedy as Dr. King's
New Discovery.
For over fifty years, a standard
remedy for coughs, colds and grippe.
Eases croup also. Loosens tip the
phlegm, quiets the croupy cocgb,
stimulates the bowels, thus relieving
the congestion. All druggists, 60
cents, $1.20 a bottle.
For colds andcoughs
Wake Up Clear Headed
That "tired out feeline" roomings, is
due to constipation. You can quickly
and easily rid yourself of it by taking;
Dr. Kny1! Pills. They act mildly, sta
tu) the liver and brine a healthy bcnrel
action. Same old price, 25 cents.
vpraaptrWatCt Gripa
ts Pills
Miss Jessie Burrall, New Mem
ber of Stephens Col
lege Facility, is a
Real Organizer.'
Her Sunday Class of Girls in
Washington Grew From
Six to 1,600 in
Three Years.
Mis Jessie Burrall. who will come to
SteDfiens College on Fehmanr J to heail
"ie department of religions education, is
one of the most noted Bible workers in
America. She is the best known religi
ous worker in Washington, because of
her work among girls and the organiza
jon of her famous Bible class.
A stranger who sees the girls Meani
ng into the largest moving picture house
in the capital for the weekly service ia
pt to remark, "What, do they have pie.
ure shows in Washington evtn on Sun.
day morning?" When he i assured that
uch is not the case, but that the hund--eds
of girls he sees are actually going
i Sunday. School, he gasps, for perhaps
his is the first time he has ever seen
tendreds of' girls who work all week,
rowding',o Sunday school on their only
'ay of rest.
This sight used to be as unusual ia
Washington as 'in any other American
ity, but this was before the time of the
rsie Burrall cls. Now Washington's
arjjement !uw changed to awe, and the.,
wC pnue lu wnai is per-
aps the, larger Sunday aclwol class in
Se world.
Howdid it all Happen anyway? It
-gan three years, ago when a class of
six girls in the Calvary Baptist Chunh
came under the' teaching of MF. Burrall.
Soon a change was noticed in these girls.
they were happier than their fellows
snd began to bring their friends to the
las until the Sunday school room was
oo smalL uiner large rooms in tne
, hurch were tried, but as time went on
' hey also became too small and the onl)
I 'lsre that was large enough was the
i eater where the class now meets. This
the short and simple history of the
clas which grew from a membership of
6 to 1,600 in three years, all because of
he personaliay of one woman.
The services as conducted by Miss
nail are simple. When the clxk
tnkes 9:30, the class rises and sings
two hyracs from Billy -Sunday's "Awak
ening Songs." Announcements are read
ind a solo given by a member of the
class chorus. There is taken a moment
f sdence and then Miss Burrall prays.
It is a very simple prayer, but she puts
info it the girls' hopes and desires for,
hemselyes and her hopes and desires for
Jicm. There is another moment of
silence, and then comes the moment of
.ellowship when each girl greets the girl
reside her. The class lias grown larger
ur it is not less friendly and intimate,
4 this moment shows.
Then the great moment comes. Miss
rrall rises and makes her weekly thirty
sinute talk. What does she talk about?
aith, happiness and good will in langu
e which shows her intimate knowledge
if the girls and their problem.
Make this an
Electrical Xmas
Cite gifts that are useful. Elec
trical appliances are the most use
ful giftsyou can buy. They not
only last a lifetime themselves but
they assist in cutting down the
household expenses.
Electiic Shop
8 N. Ninth
Phone 300
Phone S23-iTlite
M. II Students Supervise Milk .
Tests For
Students in the College of Agriculture
are getting practical experience in dairy
work by supervising official tests of milk
and fat production for Columbia dairy
men. These tests are made under the
supervision of the dairy department of
the University.
Glenn C. Davis, Columbia dairyman,
who is a former student in the Univer-
sity, has had monthly tests made of his
cows for yearly records
Recently, several seven-day tests were
made of his cows. Lady Anna Belle
second, a 4-year-old cow, produced 436
pounds of milk and 13.423 pounds of fat.
which is equivalent to 16.78 pounds of
butter. Campus Chief Bis, a cow bred
by the University of Missouri and a show
cow of merit, being third at the National
Dairy "Show last year, produced 3263
pounds ot milk and 14.1SZ pounds oi
'at, equivalent to 16.44 pounds of butter.
Hora Pride Findern, a 2 year-bid cow,
made a record of 312.4 pounds of milk
and 10.295 pounds of fab
Work and character have a way of get-
ting what is coming to them; and tbellished. -Its chief purpose is to afford a
truest business romance- is revealed in
the life of William W. Hawkins, presi
dent of the United Press Association.who
in seventeen 'years, has risen from cub re
porter on a "one-horse" paper to the
place of an important- and commanding
figure in international journalism.
The most interesting fact, to us, is
that he is a Missourian. He was born
in Sorinafield In IHB. He -was gradu
ated from itirtrvingfielJ Higli ScIkhJj
in 1901 and Venr'ri work on the Spring
field Republican for $1 a week. Gty ed
imr of the Louisville Herald at -21 BUI"
Hawkins, big-hearted,, friendly, loya.1 sin-1
cere Bill, was not content to stay in the
one spoL He "hitched his wagon to a
star" in the East and so has kept il
hitched since lus promotion comes as no
srpri:e but seems the only " natural
His success is due largely tarhiralilM
Irj to know men. to work with men, and
have men work with him,
!iThe W. C T. U. will hold a rummage
sale Friday and Saturday at 705 Broad
way. Parties having articles for the sale
Uf requested to call Mrs. Jno. N. Taylor,
The Joyous
The story of a man, a maid
He stumbled upon a fortune
"What Happened to Jones"
il , -- --j m
HP "
20 Per Cent Discount
There are wonderful savings for early holiday
shoppers and we urge ladies shopping for men
to make their (purchases at -a man's store you're
sure then to get just what a man would want.
Columbia Dairymen
Jlockburst Segis Gypsy, a Holstein cow
J by E. B. Maxwell, also of Colum
bia, made 397.1 pounds of milk and
12J1 pounds of fat, or 15.7 pounds of
butter. Mr. Maxwell is now conducting
another seven-day test on other cowa in
his herd.
Tifteen cows owned by the University
are also on official yearly test. Somo of
them are making large records.
The practice of having students con
duct milk tests is being expanded. Stu
dents are occasionally sent over the state
to supervise tests for the dairy depart
mnr. R. E. Waters, now a student in
the College, of Agriculture, has had a
great deal of experience in milk testing.
Other students in the college who have
made official testa for the dairy depart
ment are: Robert Evans, Claude Ed
wards, William Foster, U. E. Norris, F.
B. Drake, A. C Hill. E. T. Itschner, Ray
Emerson, W. & Taylor, R. C KerchevaL
J. E. Crosby, R. R. Conrad and R. D.
Purpose Is to Reach the Graduates
and Former Students.
"Missouri Alumni in Journalism," a
booklet issued by the School of Journal-
ITsm of the University, has fust been pub-
meeting place for all graduates and for
mer students of the school. According
to the booklet, the School of Journalism
is represented by 236 graduates and more
than 1,500 former students. Ninety per
cent of these graduates and former stu
dents are engaged in some form of news
paper, magarine or advertising work.
Ideal Gifts
Ivory- Pjralin and
French Ivory Toilet
Troublemaker! - .
and a million.
and then had to fight for it.
Ideal Gifts
All American and Best
Grade of Imported
Bracelet Watches in
Yellow, ' Green and
White Gold.
7 ' '
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Free Lecture on
By Clarence W. Chadwick, C S. B., of Omaha, Neb.
Member of the Board of Lectureship of the Mother
Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston,
Hall Theatre, Sunday, 2:30 p. m.
DEC 12 The public is cordially invited to attend
the Season's
Greetings C
'? and your best wishes onjdainty and artistic A
cards vou-itiUJind intiie-ncw departmental ' v
Parson' Sisters
Tiie Most Com
in the World
,m, safd JudgeFred W. Freeman recently.
Continuing, fie added: "The oil business
today in all its phases from production to
refining, to marketing, is the most cook
petra've business in the world."
The Standard Oil Company (Indiana) is bat oa
of 16,000 organizations interested in the petroleuat
industry in the United States. Each of these it
performing a useful service or it would not be in
business. Competition eliminates the unfit ia th
oa business, as it eliminates the unfit in CTeryothsr
line of endeavor.
The Standard Oil Company (Xaditna) ia Imn
today because it has made good.
' The energy of the Standard Oil Compear
(Indiana) is concentrated on making good is
big, constructive way.
The territory served is probably the most teaer. H
tant farTmterritoryintheworid.TheCoaipiay's"
ha service is ever present. i
Every year the farmers of the Middle West nesst'l
petroleum products in greater volume. Thy d-jf.;
mand nrrv1i.t n. .nii.nl ..11 J.t!.Mul -?li'
",,M '"'
regular intervals
through a complete organization of men, trained,; J
oy years ot experience, can so complicated aaat
important a service be rendered. X
The Standard Oil Company (Indiana) is such ns .
organization, and by concentrated, co-ordinated ;i;
effort, from refiner to tank wagon delivery, it is
able to render a service to the farmers and others -,
who depend on the Company for material whWi- "
enables them to perform tasks essential 'to the '-
public welfare.
The Standard Oil
by a group of seven business men, trained m v
every phase of the oil industry, and is operated
by 23,000 loyal men and women, who are deve- i
ting their lives to the business.
Its owners, the stockholders, are 5526 in number, j
no one of whom owns as much as 10 percent of
the total stock. '
Any one may oecome a part owner in this Coo. 1
pany, by buying its stock In the open market
Standard Oil Company
910 S. Michigan 'Ave., Chicago
For Radiators
Taylor's Garage
r ,r
""""'u H"""" vcvwc" fc
and at reasonable prices. Only b.
Company (Indiana) is directs
saJe'of'cTOps and 'livestock was approxi-
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