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Published every evening except Sun
r by the Missourian Publishing At
fiian.Jnt, Jay II. Nefl Hall, Colum
bia, Missouri, i
City: Week, 10 cents; tingle copies,
5 cecia.
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Acceptance for mailing at special rate
o postage .provided for in Section 1103,
Act of October 3, 1917, srlhoriied Sep
tember'26, 1918.
News ....r...... 2
Advertising and Gradation 55
Not limited to the territory of the Unit
ed States, but existing throughout the
world, is the cry of the laboring class
uplifted in protest against the capitalist
class, and equally as strong in return is
capital's answer. Why ia this, and what
is the difficulty? Without capital there
can be no labor, without labor no capi
tal. The two .axe so closely interwoven
Ithat they cannot exist apart,vand yet
so seeminelv not fitted that ther Cannot
lire together either.
Labor is asking to be, heard and wants
he. world to listen. Capital is the proud
rent severe and frequently unreason-
What prevents the two from coming to
agreement that will satisfy both, and
tisfythe, .world? Only this; they do
t understand one another, sometimes
Jecause they won t and again, and usual-
occanse tney cannot.
Down through the ages the moneyed
ass has ruled by right of wealth and
ition. It has owned the factory, the
ill, the place in which the laboring
jan woraea. ne woricea tor tne nch.
Aran, and since his life and that of his
3Qmily depended upon the good will of
e owner, he necessarily accceded to
jae wishes and whims of that powerful
nan who gae him wort Feudalism is
Lone, slavery abolished! But with Feu
dalism, all that made up Feudalism did
not die. Tradition is hard to kill, un
iwritten laws remain for ages, and so has
the idea of the capitalistic superiority.
But this is the twentieth century, and
the tradition is dying a natural death. We
no longer have need for it. It is time
that capita is beginning to recognize
the efficiency of labor's mind, and willing
to grant it a voice in industrial govern
ment. It is this that labor asks. It,
too, has awakened, and sees its own pos
sibilities. It is calling for freedom.
Labor wants a chance to participate
in the profits of capital, and an oppor
tunity to have some right in industrial
organization, something to say in the sys
tem wrucii noios ii at worK all day, year
The hostility, if any, should be'be
tween the careful driver and the reckless
driver, rather than between all drivers
and the pedestrians. Accidents happen
more between machines than to pedes
trians. Safe driving should be a matter
of consideration of drivers themselves in
the matter of a safety Erst movement. If
every car owner in Columbia would keep
that in mind when he Tentures out upon
the streets, he need not fear accident. An
attitude of hostility toward the reckless,
incompetent drivers would be a more
effective restraint upon them than any
other means. Such a purpose would be
best carried out through an organization
of all owners of cars such as a Safe Dri
vers dub.
War Memorial for U. S. To
Be Erected in New York City
If the skies were veiled with clouds for
360 uncertain nights of the year, we
would all grow taller watching the heav
ens for the revelation of splendor.
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Care for the Youngsters.
Editor the Mhsouricn: In eagerly fol
lowing the athletic triumphs of the Tig
ers or of the high schools, Columbia has
neglected playground supervision for the
grade school. At no time in life is it
more important to direct play than dur
ingtneeaiIrSears at school. A super-
vior could prcyent over-exertion and its
harmful effects.? Parents often see their
children injured without knowing the
cause and naturally condemn their
Colombia has an unusual opportunity
of securing free instructors for the grade
schools. Men have volunteered their
wrvices for the credit given in Univer
sity classes. Girls from Stephens and
Christian colleges have trained the crade
school pupils. A system could be work
ed out between 'the larger and smaller
schools willi benefits to both. The ex
penses would be smalL
It is not the fault of the grade school
teachers that the children are not given
better playground care. The work re
quires a specialist. .Manyof the teach
ers could not train a small team if they
had time to. Supervisors are available.
be small; so why not have one?
The nation-wide movement for a state
ly and lasting memorial to those who
served in llie World Tvar has met with
national indorsements- from military, civ
ic, business and veterans organizations.
The ideas and plans for such a fitting
monument to our heroic dead have been
recently centered upon Victory Hall,
which will be erected in Pershing Square,
directly opposite the Grand Central Sta
tion, at the very heart of New lork Gty
and at the focus of its stupendous activ
ities. It will be dedicated to the ser
vice of the American peoplo as a whole.
It is intended to be the world's greatest
war memorial in beauty of design, struc
tural magnitude and breadth of patriotic
An impressive feature will be the in
scription upon the wall of the amphi
theater, in letters of bronze, of the
names of the many thousands of New
Yorkers who gave their lives in the world
conflict. Another outstanding feature ia
the plan of music for the people, with
a special auditorium. -of music, seating
Includingithe, amphitheater, the meet
ing hallsealing 3,000; and other cham
bers throughout. Victory Hall will hare
a capacity for upwards of 20,000 for
musical entertainments of various sorts.
It is intended to make Victory Hall a
national center of music The American
Legion will have the .use of the -entire
floor, 80,000 square feet, and will provide
the legion with a general headquarters
and a home for all time.
With a view to emphasizing the nation
al scope of the patriotic service that
Victory Hall will render, each state, the
District of Columbia and each of our
territorial possessions will be assigned
an alcove or recess in which each may
Foreign Mission Society of America.
Although the collection of data, ma
terial, descriptive account and personal
Impressions proves interesting reading,
there is no doubt but that the work ron-
tains too much detail and endless descrip
tion of the missionary work to prove suf
ficiently interesting lo hold the attention
of one who is not immediately interested
either 1n the mission movements or in
some phase of the life in the Orient.
(Catholic Foreign Mission Society of
America, New York; cloth.)
'Mrs. Oscar Wilson spent Wednesday
with her mother in-law, Mrs. Ed Wilson.
Funeral services for William More-
bead of Illinois, a brother of John and
Ben Morehead of this place, -were con
ducted by the Reverend Mr. Herndon at
the Pleasant Crove Church. His body
was brought from Illinois Tuesday. It
was buried in the Pleasant Crove cem
Carl Bodkin is ill with tonsilitis.
Mr. and Mrs. Buford Wilton have re
turned from points in the East and are
at home to their friends.
Miss Eula Belle entertained the Bach
elor Cirls Monday evening. Refresh-
memorialize its war service in whatever l meats were served.
totv If Jljufevsnai nAt vtMin
way it deems most fitting.
The New York State Legislature, has
authorized the Victory Hall Association
to acquire, by condemnation proceedings.
the. property necessary for its proposed
building, if it cannot be secured from
the owners for a reasonable price.
The public appeal for funds will be
commenced on Wednesday, April 6, the
fourth anniversary of our entry into the
World Wan The'mrmbership of the as
sociation includes all of the United
Slates and its possessions and the Allies.
in and year oat. It has found if has a
voice, and a powerful one, and now it
has reached that stage where it insists
upon, making others hear it.
The great danger now is that the thing
will be stressed toofar. Just as much
discontent will arise from too much labor
power as from too much capital power,
Power is not successful unless it is bal
anced. Labor must not forget that cap
ital has its right, too, and that only by
an intelligent agreement between the
two can they attain the highest goal.
Do the advocates of the Sunday laws
intend that mother shall be relieved of
responsibility for the big Sunday dinner
chicken, curled celery, cranberry jelly
and cake?
Canada has more severe immigration
laws" than the Uill States. Australia
is considering a stringent immigration
bilL The new woild is hanging out the
sign, Come after breakfast and bring
your lunch.
Itjs time the pedestrian in Columbia
is given the impression that the drivers
of automobiles actually care to observe
his righta and safety. Since automobiles
have so increased in number that a large
majority of persons ride in them, the re
sult is that more people than formerly
take the point of view of the driver or
rider instead of that or the pedestrian.
Wh3e a Urge majority of driver do
handle their cars carefully and respect
the rights of pedestrians, they are not
given credit for it because of the few
who persist in careless driving.
Would Change Pledging System.
Edifi the Xthsourum: 1 had lieen
away from the University only two davs
after completing my four-year course
there when I was talking about the Uni-
versity with a friehd of mine, who is,
by the way, a graduate of the University
ot Kansas.
I suppose now that you are through
school, you think the same as a lot of
us'-that the college fraternity system
should be greatly changed?" he said to
me during the conversation.
I had thought of this agitation some
but never very much in detail, and after
a moments thought replied:
io, not necessarily the fraternity sys
tem, but I would like to change the
average fraternity man."
Of course, there followed a long dis
cussion of the goods and bads of frater
nities in school life. At length I was
gladder than ever before that Missouri
is not beset with the aristocratic senti
ment that prevails at many other schools,
and that there was a thing called "Mis
souri spirit," which predominates the
thought and actions of every collection
of, students at Missouri.
That is true. I have often noticed it.
especially when comparing it with some
difficulty in another institution. I can
safely and believingly say that there is
not a fraternity or cither organization at
Missouri that would do anything other
than that which it thought the best for
the school.
There is a peculiar democracy that pre
vails it binris-all students into a com
mon brotherhood, that of supporting, and
working for the interests of Old Missouri
As I indicated, this is not true in many
other school.
But as to the change that I would like
to see the change in the fraternity man.
It is Jargely prevalent in underclass
men and can be laid at the door of one
feature of the fraternity system the
pledging system. It is not necessary to
discuss the problems of pledge week.
Everyone who has been at Missouri a
ear knows about that its good point
and its faults.
But what I am driving at is this the
average man who comes to the Univer
sity in his freshman year is just away
from his home and parents for the first
time. He has depended upon them all
his life. H rcys to the University a
tid, ignorant in 'most things, yet over
ly self confident.
Often he is already lined up for a
fraternity before he reaches Columbia.
If not, he may be pledged soon anyway.
Then he starts to school, depending up
on his fraternity brothers to make friends
for him, help him with hisTlessons, lend
him money in fact he is dependent on
them for almost everything just as he
was on his parent.
Along toward the end of his sophomore
)ear he has outgrown that. He settles
down to work. He has lost his self con
fidence and conceit. He is possessed ot
a. more agreeable and less repulsive na
But it has taken him two years to
develop. Otherwise he would have
learned all this in J term at school. The
abolition of the hazing system is partly
responsible for this condition.
.Maybe you have never thought it If
not. give it a trial. For the next few
days notice every Joud mouthed, conceit
ed looking student you see about the
campus. Notice every man whom you
can class as a lounge lizard or iazz
hound. And I will vouch that nine out
of every ten of them will be underclass
fraternity men. You will not find many
of them to be non fraternity men nor
will you find many of them upperclass
fratcrnil) men.
As to a solution, I am no expert to
suggest one. However, the pledging by
all fraternities at the end of the fall term
or at the end ofhe first J ear would great
ly help this condition.
Would it not?
WANTED: Suggestions about what to
do with left-over Christmas Seals.
Reverend James A. Walsh, superior of
MaryknoU, he gains the impression of
making a trip through the Orient, stop
ping here and there at interesting places
and observing the country, its people,
customs and possibly more particularly
I the work of the Catholic missionaries.
The book tells of experiences in the mis
sionary fields in Japan, Korea, Manchur
ia, China, Indo-China and the Philip
pines, and it is published a a sort of
publicity propaganda by the Catholic
Mrs. P. R. Diggs entertained the mem
bers of the PrjsciIIa Club Tuesday even
ing. M. McGraw is in poor health.
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Flynti entertained
friend at dinner Wednesday.
Miss Ruth Sellers is visiting relatives
in the Cant neighborhood.
The Methodist women gate a supper
Wednesday evening for the benefit of
the American Legion.
Fred Noel is very ill.
S. Drace is out of town on busi-l
A dance was held in the K. P. club-
rooms Tuesday evening.
See Bible College Schedule of Courses
in Display Ad on Pace 3 of this issue.
No- such trouble about Christmas
cards. Save the ones you got this year,
and avoid expense next jear.
By tomorrow we will have eaten the
last ot the turkey hash.
Far up there in the heavenward sky
Clothes prices are not quite so high:
I'm learning to drive the old machine
Pending the drop in gasoline.
As a barefoot boy I'd Jiave. gone right
But shoes will her half price in June:
And the declining cost of coal
Has stopped the shivering in my souh
When I look forward to the spring,
loud think that I would laugh and
Not so! I read with heart of ice:
"Golf sticks will advance in price."
Faaixors Folks
There was a man in our town
And he was wondrous wise:
He thought he'd get in Politics
Like all the other guys. r
But when be'eame to look for pic
lie Buttered numerous shocks:
His ballot pn November 4.
liead, Atkinson and Cox.
Another fellow in our town r"
Thought he could save the clobe:
He bought a brand new pair of wings '
And an ascension robe;
He planned a gorgeous paradiso
Peopled with angel-chaps.
But white his planning took his thro
His son was shooting craps.
We heard of still another man
Who loved a gentle deed;
The sick and helpless he would tend.
The hungry he would feed.
He had each fleeting moment filled
With some such generous caper.
But found he always had the time
To phone it to the paper,
A citizen, Tobias Cunne,
Is an advocate of peace.
The turmoil of unfruitful strife
He prays shall wholly cease.
Yet when his neighbor's little boy
Threw snowballs at his hat.
He turned that child across his knee
And gave him tit for tat.
Tin Watfaitji
; Special this Week
2 large cans Pumpkin , 20c
2 cans Sweet Potatoes ..'........' 25c
2 cans Pork land Beans. . 4 . J. , 35c
. cans xMic toni . .........,.. s.,,.. . ..svv.,
2'cans Yellow Cling' Peaches ... 35c
5 liars Bob "White laundry Soap 25c
4 bars Rose Bath Toilet Soap , .25c
Gallon Peaches, per can $1.00
Trour Fresh Meats and Pure Pork Sausage.
Phone 105 North Eighth Street
Getting By in College.
David E. Berg of the Institute for'
Public. Service in New York City has
published a small pamphlet entitled
Pick Your Prof, or Getting By in Col-
Each page takes up some phase of in
struction in getting a college degree with
the least possible effort. Kidding the
prof, laughing at his jokes, cataloguing
profs and courses, cramming and other
similar phases are treated.
(Institute for Public Service, New
York; .paper.)
Observations By 3 Maryknoller
When one reads the collection of let
ters published in this work by the Very
Readjusted Prices
Are one thing;1
Sensational Discounts
. Are another
Readjusted prices to die present day
market mean "true values, while sensation--al-
discounts of one-half and onerthird
off which seem to he the cusfom of so
many clothiers throughout the country to
day represent aeroplane prices which
have not been readjusted.
Therefore corrtparison of prices at
the Barth Store will convince the buyer
of men's goods today that all our prices
have been readjusted to meet the whole
sale reductions that have been made
which are lower than sensational adver
tising would hae you believe.
Special .attention to our all-wool
suits and overcoats at $25. Impossible
to be duplicated anywhere.
Munsing and other underwear at
greatly reduced .prices.
SALES. W.e are watching the markets
dosclj and any reduction in any lines of
merchandise that tee carry otir customers
can' be assured that they will reap the
Everybody's Store
Afl Kinds of t epaiing
Furniture,! trunks, umbrellas, doors
and windows, door locks, rubber tires
for s:o-cart and baby carriages
also, saw filing. All work promptly
done; auto service.
AJlworth & Northup
100 Dorsey St. Telephone 769-red
LEABN to dance
Private Lessons By Appointment Only
Phone 589
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A New Year's Resolution
Start the New Year off right by starting a bank account. A Bank Ac
count is something to be thankful for, and if you have a growing Bank Ac
count, you have a big thing, to be thankful for.
Many people have had occasion to voice their thankful feeling for their
foresight in saving. If unemployment, sickness, or emergency arises, you
then have a fund which was built for just such a purpose. -
Start an account nowFor.a Happy New Year!
Somebody deposits your money Why not you?
Boone County Trust Company
W. A. BRIGHT, President
S. C. HUNT, Vice-President
Alex Bradford, Vice-President
S.,F. Conlcy, Scc'y and Trust Officer
E. F. Ruefher, Treasurer
S. M. Bright, Assistant Secretary
How to Secure Tickets
In order to give every one a chance to see some of the 1921 basketball
games, tickets will be sold in the following manner:
1. There will Be two sets of tickets of five games each. One ticket will
be for the first game of each series, and the other for the last game.
2. There will be no more tickets sold than the number of seats in the
gymnasium. The seats on the balcony will ie reserved, and sell at $3.00
, for five games. The bleacher seats will be unreserved and will sell at $2.00
3. Applications for the reserved seats must be handed in at the Gym
nasium commencing December 31st, and they will be filled" in the order re
ceived. 4. Applications for bleacher seats may be made at the' CO-OPT Mis
souri Store, or the Gymnasium, by faculty members and students only, be
ginning DcccmBer-31st. Town people must apply for their tickets at the E.
W. Stephens Publishing Corrtpany. ,
5. Applications will be received from December 31st until January 4th .
at 4 p.m. N
6. Tickets must be called for at the Gymnasium on January 5 and 6.
Any tickets uncalled for January 6th at 4 p. m. will go on sale to the general
public January 7th at 8 a. m. without restrictions.
7. One person may not apply for more than two.tickets, and they must
be of me same series. After tlie amplications have been filled tickets for the
other series may be secured beginning Friday morning January 7th.
11 1 M TY ?fi.lhe r?SOn tk4ets remain unso-d' Sieral admissions
, will be sold on the nights of the games at 75 cents each.
The following are the schedulca for the two series:
'First Series
January 7 Ames - . "
January 14 Washington
January 28 Kansas
February 18 Drake
March 4 -Kansas-Aggies .
Secdn'd Series
January 8 Ames
January 15 Washington
January 29 Kansas
February 19 Drake
iriarcn o Kansas Aggies
Every one desiring a ticket iVurged to file Ms application immediately.
Committee on IMercoiiegiate Athletics
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