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THE COLUMBIA" EVENING MISSOURIAN, MONDAY, DECEMBER "27, 1920'.
News of Columbia Society
MJ tta JTrutf, sotietj editor, uUl
" appreciate it if you uill telephone to--cietj
items between 11 and 12 odock.
Dean and Mrs. J. C Jones announce
tbe engagement of their daughter, Jlar-
jorie Comingo, tfr Patterson BaiiH Jr-i
- of Columbia. The marriage will take
I place in the early spring.
. r Tbewedding of Miss Frances Corlew,
daughter of Mrs. J. L. Corlew, 412 Price
iyniie. and Roscoe Emmett Harper of
'Norman, OLla- took place at 3 o'clock
C. .1 . . ., i. -.:
iLuruojr aiiernoon at me wuiiwi
church. The ceremony was nerfornied by
,he Rev. W. if. llnashaller. pastor of
The maid of honor was Miss Jessie
Harper of Trenton,"Mo, who is a sister
"of the bridegroom. Earl Cordon of
Etarmillr, InL, a former schoolmate of
,tlie bridegroom. Was the best man. J he
. bridesmaids were Miss Hazel Hoffman
and Miss Grace Lockridge, and the ii'h-
ers were AIis Mary Banks and Mies
'Virginia Hale. The church was deco
rated in evergreens, holly and mistletoe,
and the rail of the organ loft was lined
with while candles.
The bride was dreed in white taffeta
and wore a hat of white taffeta and tulle.
She carried a shower bonquet of sweet
peas, roses and Idles of the valley. The
bridesmaids were gowned in white and
carried baskets of mistletoe. The maid
of honor and the uhers had corsage bou
quets of roses and meet peas.
" After the eeremonr. a supper was held
at the home of the bride's mother for
the members of the bridal party. The
bride and groom left on the 4:20 o'clock
ITabash for Norman. Okla. where they
will live. Mrs. Harper is a graduate of
the University of Missouri and has
taught for the last too jears in the Co
lumbia High School Mr. Harper is
also a graduate of the University, having
received his degree from the School of
Law, and is a member of Phi Bta
Kappa. He was a member of the field
artillery during the war, and served
eighteen months overseas. He is now
employed as a professor in the School
of Law of the University of Oklahoma at
Mrs. Wilutm Boales of St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. C R. Moulton, 1513
Rosemary place, will entertain, with a
buffet supper Saturday for Miss Msrjo
rie Jones and Patterson Bain whose en
gagement has just been announced.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Weed, 1012 'Wal
nut street, entertained with a family din
ner Sunday. Those present were Mr.
and Mrs. H. E. Renoe of St. Louis, J.
W. Gray, J. T. Gray, Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Wageman, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Hourigan
and children. Miss Ruth Cribble, Miss
Agnes Moore, and Mies Vinnie Waller.
Mrs. W. E. Smith, 1321 Wilson ave
nne, will entertain with a bunking par
ty Wednesday, Dec 29, at S o'clock for
her daughter Martha. Those present will
be Kalherine Miller, Laura Gail Bowling,
Mary Martha Catron, Sarah ConTey,
Mary Gmley, Flora Conley, Helen Con
ley, Martha Ann Martin, Anne McBaine,
Virginia McAlestcr and Bernice McAl-ester.
Miss Eleanor Trowbridge daughter of
Dr. P. F. Trowbridge, formerly chairman
of the animal husbandry department of
the University of Missouri and now at
the Uniteroity of North Dakota, is visit
ing Miss Ruth Hihbard, 1307 Wilson.
the College of Agriculture of the Univcr.
sity and since then has beta leaching vo
cational agriculture.at Marseille.
Miss Gertrude Wa)Iand and Miss
Helen Richards gave .a shower this after
noon at the home of Miss Richards from
3 until 5 o'clock for Miss Marjorie Quinn
who is to marry M. R. Howell Wednes.
day. The guests were Mrs. John Heif
ner of Kansas Gty, Mrs. J. A. Harris of
Chicago, Mrs. It. M. Dyer, Mrs. J. It.
Richards, Misses Agnes Heibel, Daynise
Quinn, Lurline Wsjhnd, Guthrie Way
land, Mamie Han kins, Lucille Richards
and Helen Richards.
ENGLAND'S BEST CLASS TAXED
Thaddeus R. Brenton, 215 South
Clcnwood avenue, will entertain with a
Ijitin Quarter Ball Thursday, Dec. 30,
al 8 o'clock. Those present will be Mr.
and Mrs. C R. Moulton, Mr. and Mrs.
1L D. Hooker, Jr., and Mrs. A.1. Kuhl
man. Miss Marjorie Jones, Miss Kather
ine Jones, Mis Caroline Piekard, Miss
Cecile Stone, Miss Ruth Rollins, Miss
Elizabeth Spaulding, Miss Caroline
Jesse, Miss Mary Jesse, Miss Adeline
Jesse, Miss Katherine Bain, Dr. John
Blakeeager, Patterson Bain, Ceorge Da
vis, Kenneth Sears, M. W. Watkins and
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Coleman of Mo
berly spent the holidays with Mrs.
Coleman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
N. Tajlor, West Broadway. Mr. Cole
man returned to Moberly this morning,
but Mrs. Coleman .will stay for the rest
of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Conley, 594 Con
ley arenue, will entertain with a dinner
party this evening at 7 o'clock for Mr.
and Mrs. C A. McCloud. Among the
out-of-town guests will be Mrs. B. M.
Anderson, Jr., of New York Gty and
Mrs. Max Miller and daughter, Louise,
of Christian College, Julian Miller of
Laurel, Mis, and Max Mdler of Pa
ducah, Ky were the dinner gcests yes
terday of Mrs. R. E. Graham and daugh
ter, Ruth, 1503 Hinkson avenue.
Miss Dorcthy Broeille, Red Cro3 nurse
for Boone County, was tendered a sur
prise party and handkerchief shower by
ber class in hygiene and borne care of
the sick a short time ago. The party
was given upon the completion of the
course. Those giing the party were:
Mrs. Ada 1! Sullivan, Mrs. Nellie Doug
las, Mrs. Julia Martin, Mrs. Sallie Hun.
ion, Mrs. E. C. McMil'ar, Mrs Grace
Henderson, Mrs. Laura E. Reed, Mrs.
Besie Crews, Mrs. Lydia A. Fisher, Mrs.
Ann'e JIapir, Mrs. Mare Danes Rees,
Mrs. Myrtle Jaccbs.
Mrs. L. L. Hunt and her daughter,
Miss Marv Conley Hunt, left this morn
ing to visit Mrs. Hunt's father, J. 0.
fark at Louisiana, -Mn. A dance will
be given by T. G. Stark in honor of MUs
Miss Frances B. Moore is spending the
holidays with her mother, Mrs. Fannie B.
Moore, 13 Alia place.
Miss Caroline Piekard is spending the
holidays with-her parents. Dr. and Mrs.
John Piekard, 816 Hillcrest avenue.
Mrs. L. B. Coggins of 1205 Paquin is
entertaining from 2 to 5 with a children's
party for her daughter, Cortonette. The
children of the fourth grade of Lee
School are guests. Ice cream and fruit
will be served as refreshments.
Mis Mabel Thurston, daughter of
John T. Thurston, ten miles northwest
of Columbia, and Joseph Flint of Mays?
wile. Mo., were married at noon today
at the home of the Rev. & S, Keith, 1209
Miss Thurston is a graduate of the
Columbia High School and attended the
University. Mr. Flint is a graduate of
Gloomy English Lecturer Predicts
Nation Will Be "Barbarized."
By WniB Miller
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Lomiov, Dec. 12 iby mail)". Coingl
That's England, according to Dean
Inge, who lives up to his reputation for
gloom in a lecture on Eugenics and
Discussing the birth rate, the decrease
of the middle classes and the increase of
the lower, Dean Inge deplored the fact
that the best stock was being taxed to
bring up the worst.
Our bet stock s being crushed out
of exigence. I don't see any
future for my own class. Politicians
lake no interest in race improvement.
They belie e, naturally, that the unborn
have no votes.
The dean declared that it was the
cnti-scientific temper which was ram
pant today, that was the enemy of eugenics.
"The nation," he said, "especially the
government, behave as though the I
lion has come into a huge fortune
through the war. We have no great men
of any description todaj whether states
men, scientists, poets, prophets or philoso
"I have faith in the old proverb that
tilings refuse to be mismanaged for a
long time. It is certainly true that we
are breeding from our worst stock and
the best is being crushed out of exist
ence." He poin'ed out that during the nine
teenth century the middle-class governed
imposed the taxes and paid them and
took care there was no waste. The ac
cumulated wealth of the country be
came prodigious. Towards the end of
he century power fell into the bane's
of the untaxed class and anti-eugenic leg
islation was adopted.
"We could then afford lo make the un
fortunate more comfortable and the pros
perous rich continued to hate more than
was ood for them.
"And now the great war has brought
us to the limit of taxation. The goose
that laid the golden eggs is having its
throat cut just at this moment. Before
long we shall have a thinly disguised re
pudiation of those scraps of paper on
Shoe Repairing System
After Christmas Sale
of Wearing Apparel
Our entire stock of Ladies' suits, coats,
silk and wool dresses go on sale to
morrow, Tuesday morning at
All misses' and children's wool and silk
dresses, with exception of Jack Tar
Togs which are greatly reduced, at
" REPAIR SHOES
First class workmanship and
prompt service guaranteed.
,,Worlc called for and delivered
without extra charge.
810 Broadway Phone 315
For Insurance That
SMITH & CATRON
S. K. C,
which the nation's debts are inscribed.
That will mean the disappearance of the
tax-pa) ing class and thence-forward the
masses who are in power will have to
tax themselves those who call the tune
will have to pay the piper.
The country will be very poor and to
a great extent baiionred.
NEW OIL FIELDS START RUSH
Police Tarn Back Those Unable to
Endure Arctic. inter.
R lUlteJ Pnrax. -
Edmonton, Aixu Dec 27. Enforc
ing the grub-stake ordinance of the old
Yukon gold stampede, Royal North" West
Mounted Police are turning back pros
pectors heading for tins Mackenzie Riv
er. With winter closing in. hundreds of
adventurers have set out with pack trains
anJ dog-sleds for the new oil field at
Fort Norman to stake claims before the
expected rush starts in th spring. The
police are overlunling these argonauts
on the trails of the north ami forbidding
all to continue the journey win; are not
physically fit to withstand the rigors of
an arctic winter, or who are not adequate-1
ly provisioned. N
Police p-ecautions may prevent a repe
tition of the tragedies that marked the
rush to the Yukon and the Klondike in
,he gold excitement of 1896. Edmon
ton was the fitting out point for many
of the gold seekers. Few reached their
destination. Disheartened by hardships,
many turned back. Scores met death
and their whitened bones are found on
the wilderness trails.
Reject Complaint Written in French. I
B LahMl PreM.
Brum, Dec I (by mail. A local
court rejected a complaint of General
Nollett, interallied mission chief, against
a German who attacked Nollett s chauf
feur, saying the complaint was invalid.
because written in French. Moreover,
the court held Nollett hadnt established
any penal offense in his allegations that
the IfCrnun untie verbal attacks.
- Mlssourian want ads brine results. I
Proud of Ills Work
is the bread baker employed by this
bakery. No wonder! Our loaf is the
pride of the town, a real work of art in
the bread line. Light, white, rich brown
crust, pure and nourishing all for you.
Columbia Baking Co.
19 North 9th St. Telephone 913
A Safety Valve
Money snugly banked decreases youtexpendi
tures and increases jour prosperity. It acts as a
"saiYty valve" and lessens the temptation to spend
needlessly and hccdlessiyon trifles.
And if banked here it cams at the rate of 3
per cent a year in one of our Time Certificates.
Boone County Trust Co.
TODAY and TOMORROW
Penelope's Father Was a Stnigglmg Ifinister
jf r -T-, 1 r
oo i cneiope came 10 new
York to help him.
She took up her abode at
"39 EAST," and how do you
suppose she employed her
time? She joined the chorus
of a toopular musical review.
Penelope wouldn't have stay
ed on the stage two minutes
if her father had known.
Particularly, if he" had
known of the temptations
she there encountered.
Penelope couldn't have told
him of the temptations' be
cause she didn't understand
them herself. She was that
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LEARN TO DANCE
Private Lessons By Appointment Only
More Good News ,
In the YEAR-END Sale
All the past month youVe been buying things fo
other people, perhaps. Now comes the time to buyj
things for yourself and for your own home; and be-y
sides, if you find what you want among our Year-End I
Bargains, you will secure many wanted things for;
one-third to one-half, or less than half of the prices
that you would have had to paid a few months ago.:
Of course, quantities are small in many cases, fori
these are chiefly odd lots and remnants, so it will
pay you to come early to be sure the best bargains!
Silk and Wopl Remnants
Dress Goods in lengths suitable for Child
ren's Dresses, Waists, Skirts, Dresses,
etc. For One-Half Regular Prices and
Dress Ginghams, 27 inch. Yd 19cv
T? , I..... ...-tlln.1 fttrtn 1-iicIy nYAAri- J 1
Ixiru jicuvy inmcu wnuni """) -"-J7 ,1
tional value, yd 15? ji
The Famous Shoe Shiner at the
Tiger Barber Shop
Wpl ShineShoes on Sunday
From now' on we expect to stay open on Sundays
"Henry Shines on Sunday"
For single and double beds, drastically re
duced in p'rice just at a time when needed
most the cold winter weather is here and
you will no doubt need to replenish your
bedding stock. This is your opportunity
NOW in this big End of the YeaSale.
Nashua soft woven, single bed blankets.
Woven borders, pair 1.49
Full size bed blankets firmly woven, soft
and warm, 60x76. Very specially Ipriced,
Extra large heavy Nashua cotton blankets,
72x80, assorted borders. Radically reduc
ed, pair $2.95
Heavy white wool nap blankets with assort
ed woven borders, warm and durable. Very
specially priced the pair $3.45
Extra heavy woolnalp plaid blankets over
locked edges, 66x80. Pair, S3.95
Largest size heavy woolnap blankets in as
sorted plaids, size 72x84. Radically re
duced at the pair .- S4.39
Fancy plaid wool blankets of an excellent
quality wool, 66x80. Very specially priced
pair w 6.95
Bed Comforts made from printed silkoUne
filled with new white cotton. Greatly under
priced ". . . $2.75
Bed' comforts, heavy large size silkoline
covered, 72x84. Very, specially Ipriced at
, . $3.49
Bed comforts of textra fine irrinted silkoline
and sateen cover, filled with white carded
cotton, solid fcolor sateen Iwrders, 72x84.
Radically reduced to .... ,; $5.95
Bed comforts in assorted printed silkoline
covers filled with new white cotton, at $4.19
Best quality- silkoline covered beH comforts,
solid color sateen border, 72x84, filled with
loft white carded cotton'. ' Very specially
priced at $7.95
Outing Flannels, mosdy light patterns, yd.
14 Off On All Table Lin
ens This Week
Beautiful Table Linens, by the yard or pat- . I
tern cloths including the handsome uerry
Vale linen pattern cloths and napkins. One
Fourth Off Regular Prices.
WE ARE MAKING EXTREME SACRI
FICES ON ALL OUR SUITS, COATS,
DRESSES, FURS, BATH ROBES, SHIRT
WAISTS ETC, IN THIS END OF THE
THEY ARE PRICED FROM ONE-THIRD
TO ONE-HALF OFF OF REGULAR
PRICES MANY CHOICE GARMENTS
.TO SELECT FROM.
Specially priced this week from $1.00 to, J
$2.50 off on all Modarts, Nemo and Just-
Jlite corsets, ranging in price from $4.00 r
up. t v
jWomen's "Forest Mills" Winter Under-?
wear reduced n price right when the pinch i
of winter comes all priced at One-Fourth
.Off our regular low price on this high
grade underwear. Better patch up that
underwear which you have worn thin in
spots, with a new suit at these special (prices.
Buy now. , t
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Dance and Party Calls a Specialty I
Phone 1199 I
Dav anil Nipfir Sprviii All u:, v p, n.
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WANTED A bright, intellieeni young
lady between thc'iges of 18 nd 25 for
bookkeeper nd answering telephone, ex
perience unnecessary. Apply (n person.
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All Closed, Heated Cars
PHONE 1155 PHONE
RECREATION TAXICAB CO.
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