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IgENJOYS PICNIC
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UJfiboul 250 Columbia Business
illy IWinl Snpnrl Aflpmonn
With People of That
Community
ENTERTAINMENT
Concert by Bands Is Followed
glty Old Fashioned Country
Dinner Uther towns
Represented
i
The merchants of Columbia afforded
1 -I of tlie entertainment at
Eirtsburg erferday when Arthur Ber
Jir i student In the University of Mi
tr mp a iDecut dance far those who
iiltodcJ the picnic pven by the fodern
Tsodraen we wurio nvt mtmucn
fi the Quadrangle Orchestra who accom
J flu Pnlumbisn L alio entertained
tit crowd villi a number of popular ma
Zed selections When the University
iTLiuf iiv4 Mimnrt and other
KeB known musical numbers one couple
J bom Hamburg could not resul tne tnu
5 I ntrl tl iin floor alone In
rjn ihm ltf trims nf llartoburr
I Approximately two hundred and fifty
jlsMOfM men ot Columbia lelt
mtirmaan to attend the nirnlc
me forty automobiles which left Colum
flu were not witacienl to carry me crcwa
m t tK lct minnie a nnmBer of
lu m fnrrn to ride in overloaded
i tracks The cars of the Columbiana
SyUch were bedecked with banner Dear-
fcr the word Boosters
aHrrA alone- the road between
Columbia and Hamburg for a distance
THum ik tact rar had reached Harts-
litre the Columbia businessmen together
ith a large number ol people irom aei
J r Aihland Wlllon Fulton
Oaysville and Boonville marched in a
tody to the picnic grounds
Mrf ihin TOT rvonle attended the af
t lfamhore veslerdav ManT ar
rived early in be morning and remained
throughout the enure day but most of
iw iitnrs arrived eaflv in the after
Iwoon Ashland bad a large
lion at the picnic Auio nonnea were
lined on the main street of Hamburg
and for blocks around the picnic
eraunda
fe The members of the Columbia and
Kj ndl waited no time aftCC
Ithey arrived at the picnic grnonds and
entertained the crowd with a numoer ui
well known selections
After the entertainment offered by the-
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to bands dinner was seryra in reai
country style Afer dinner the people
limed llieir attention to various other
fwms of amusement which were afforded
by the citizens of Hamburg Among
V JiTrni ttrarttrtns were races and
i the climbing of a greased pole A five
dollar bill rested at tne top ot a greasea
1 V iV hr
j pole waning iw uc - -
me ho could find his way to the top
but hen the Columbia delegation left
i i f V UA
5 ine grounas a nurauei oi mruifi -
been made but no one bad been success
ful in climbing the pole
Shady places were placed in different
itnrii nn fh mrnie frounds bv a network
i which were covered with
IriTcs
The wheel of fortune dance hall the
baseball throwing gallery and the soft
think stands gave a Hamburg pasture
the appearance of a miniature Coney I
lud
lfni r ir rlnmliii delezation left
Miruburg at 7c30 oclock and arrived In
JVtUaUUHs al 7 Wavaa
AWANIANS WANT CLUB HERR
lf UaWA Paw4Is4
fSi ten From Organization
I An effort is being made by the hi-
Ewanians to estabbsh a chapter ot ineir
csrganization in Columbia Letters have
X Ln nttn in wvpral business men in
Colombia asking them to aid in the
rganuation of such a chapter ana ten
iae of the aims ot the Kiwania una
laternational
The object of the club is to stimulate
in us members an interest in the civic
MrUl nl nMitiz al wMls V of ltS COtn
taunity and then to aid its community
la any possible way Many are the ac
corapushments cited for the Kiwanla
dubs in various cities They have es
tablished playgrounds community bous
es swimming pools giten enteruin
Bents for hospitals orphan homes and
similar institutions They have been an
organized unit against crooked elec
tns they have paved roads they have
UVJ L - f nnntoittal Knniia
One Kiwanis Qub in a manufacturing
city of Ohio had a debate on a trouble
some city franchise problem between the
Ppojpg factions and gave the voters a
chance to decide what should be done
alter hearing the leaders of both sides
on the question
lntpmalinnal Vivmrna it COmDOSed 01
-
-
Dore than 435 Kiwanis Uubs locaieu in
f e United States and Canada There
I are SlfKO members all of them business
I men A charter will not be given to a
dub of less than fifty members andnot
J aore than two members from a given
line of business may belong to a club
i mis limitation Is made because ine ivi
j nis Qub is supposed to be a true
cross section of the business inierefia
THE WEATHER
V -
THE COLUMBIA EVENING
THIRTEENTH YEAR
For Columbia and vicinity Thtroder
showers this afternoon or tonight cooler
tonight Wednesday partly cloudy weath
er with moderate temperature
For Miisoiirit Generally fair tonight
and Wednesday except thunder showers
and cooler north portion tonight cool
er east central portion Wednesday
The atmospheric pressure is relatively
low oyer the southern half of the country
apparently having its center over the
East Gulf In the upper Plaina and in
most oy the northern border states a
moderate high pressure is giving pleas
ant temperatures
Overcast skies prevail in much of the
Central Plains and Missouri Valley and
within the but 24 hours showers fell in
Kansas Nebraska and Iowa and a few
other widely separated points
ucrpt Hill rough in some low places
the Old Trails is in good condition The
road running to Hallsville is in good
shape
The outlook is for shwers over the
northern half of the State and tempera
tares will be more seasonable
Local data The hiabest temoeralure
in Columbia yesterday ws 88 and the
lowest last night waa 68 Precipitation
000 A year ago yesterday the highest
temperature was 81 and the lowest was
62 Precipitation 015 Sun rose today
4 45 a m Sun sets 723 p ro Moon
rises 114 a m
7 a m 71 12 noon 80
8inL 70 1 p m 76
9 a m 81 2 n m 76
101 m 85 3 p m 73
11am 86 3 30 p m 71
DRIVE STARTS
SUCCESSFULLY
Methodists Here Have Already
Raised 7000 of Their
2000 Quota
The second day of the Christian Edu
cation Campaign which is being carried
on by the Southern Methodist churches
of Columbia as part of a nation wide
Christian Education Movement cam
paign ended successfully today when
another 1000 was added to Columbias
quota ot 112000 This added sum
makes the total of 7000 op to date It
is the plan of all the teams to raise this
amounUeveryjrjlay this Veck until Sun
day
J W Schwabe1 is the financial direc
tor for the Broadway Methodist Church
The team captains who are assisting him
are J F Bossart Mrs Carrie A Jones
p V Wilkerson Lois Cribble W H
liusk T S Townsley Dr J B Cole J
J Pyle P II Ross Ira McDonald and
E D McDonald Each captain has ten
or twelve workers under him who are so
liciting among the members and friends
of the church
No part of this sum which is being
raised will be invested in the enterprise
of the churches here said the Rev J
D Randolph However by the local
congregation raising the quota for Co
lumbia it will put us in n better posi
tion in the future to go 014 into the state
and ask for the financial support of Mis
sourians in building the new church and
in aiding the local students in securing
the sort of education for which this
money is being raised throughout the
country at the present time
HAVE INTERESTING PROGRAM
Dramatic Arts Club Gives Three
Ona Act Plays
An interestine program of three one-
act plays was given at the play reading
session of the Dramatic Arts tub which
waa held in the faculty rooms of the
Library Building at 8 o clock last night
The first play read was The Burglar
That Failed by the Manchester drama
tist St John Hankin and was given un
der the direction of Prof L W Hib
bard Mrs F F Stephens took the
nart of Mrs Maxwell Mrs H G New-
man that of her daughter Doljy and
Prof DR Scott that of the nervous and
illat ease six-weeks-experienced burglar
Bill Bludgeon
The second play was Trifles by
Susan CaspelL The reading of this play
was under the direction of Mrs II W
Hibbard The following persons took
part in the reading Mr Henderson the
county attorney by IL 1L Charlton Mr
Hale by Prof N M Trenholme Mr
Peters the sheriff by ProL Jonas Viles
Mrs Hale by Mrs E R Hedrick and
Mrs Peters by Mrs J E Wrench
The last play read was Lord Dun
aanys A Night at an Inn The read
ing of this play waa directed by Mrs
Walter Miller ProL H M Belden read
the part of the Toff C R MonltonE
R Clark R L Ramsay read the parts
of the sailors and Prof J E Wrench
was the voice of the Idol
To Have Outdoor Meeting-
The Y W C A will meet at 4 oclock
tomorrow afternoon on the Read Hall
lawn Miss Rita Rutledge will sing and
Mrs S R Braden will talk A special
Invitation to all University girls to attend
this meeting is extended by the Y W
C A
Dr R B Tilley In Columbia
M R Tillev formerly of the
ley and Hatton Drug Company la visit
ing in Columbia lie now lives at ruio
Mo -
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LOCAL PASTOR
NOW ON BOARD
OF TRUSTEES
Rev Walter M Haushalter Is
Elected to Governing
Body of Christian
College
INSPECTION TOUR MADE
Ivy Chain Ceremony Held This
Morning May Pageant
Was Given Last
Night
The Rev Walter M Ilausbalter pas
tor of the First Christian Church was
elected a member of the board of trus
tees of Christian College at the boards
annual meeting yesterday afternoon This
meeting was held in the library of the
college at 3 oclock following a lun
cheon for the entire board and an in
spection tour of the buildings and
grounds
Reports largely concerning the letting
of rfcntracts and the money received
from The Missouri movement campaign
during the last year were taken up
More than JG0000 has been received
on the second pa men t of five year
pledges made to provide for the con
struction of the new dormitory build
ing According to reports made the
new building the construction of which
was begun in 1919 will be completed
August 1 It will be the largest resi
dence hall for women in the Middle
West according to Mrs L W St Clair
Moss president emeritus of Christian
College and secretary of the board of
trustees Plans to enlarge the endow
ment of the new dormitory were also
discussed All such operations will be
carried out through the Missouri move
ment campaign which is one of the ac
tivities of the education commission
This commission is incorporated for
fifty years
President Edgar D Lee made the an
nual report of the president concern
ing work done during the last school
year and Mrs St Clair Moss reported
the executive committee meetings which
meetings of the- board
J T Johnson and S M Locke of
Mexico the two out-of-town trustees
were also present
The progress of the school and the
outlook for the future is very satis
factory according to Berry IcAIester
one of the members of trie board
IU CHAI CUtLMONY
Keeping time to alow nuisic from the
stare the thirtvtwo aeninra in the ara
demic division of Christian College filed
in at the side entrance of the auditorium
at 1030 o clock this morning passed
down the central aisle and on to the
stage bearing a long ivy chain upon
their shoulders The girls were all
dressed in organdie ranging from white
to lavender and were arranged in a
rjeauiitui color scheme the president
of the diss Miss Lucille Minges led
the procession The girls then gather
ed on the Mage in awide semi circle
with banks of green young palms before
and behind them and sang the class
song The Girls of Our Class
Miss Edna Gentry of Jjelbyville gave
the salutatory The keynote of her ad
Slress was Today well lived is worth
two tomorrows Two -musical readings
were given by Miss Maris Moulton of
Haileyville Okla accompanied by the
piano The first reading Tit for Tat
was a whimsical sketch the other
When Earths Last Picture is Painted
was a serious glimpse into the future
The next number was an oration by
Miss Sara Roberts of Fort ScoM Kan
She toI4 of the futility of living wholly
for knowledge or wholly foj love and
said that to lire fully one must mingle
the two
WEAR CAT COLOBED COSTCUE
Cay costumed peasant dancers of
France slim dancers in purest white solo
dancers in green and black alt strived
to please the Queen of the May in the
pageant on the Christian College campus
last night
The herald Miss Carmen Williams
in a wiute courtiers costume trimmed in
purple and silver announced the com
ing of the queen Misa Ruth Short A
maiden in white silk danced to show her
joy at the queens approach and Mits
Eula Perm Wheat sang the welcome
song to the Queen of May herself look
ing like a typification of spring in her
pink picture hat shepherdess staff and
fluffy dress The junior class dressed in
white formed a double line singing as
they came Through this aisle the queen
and her royal court marched As is cus
tomary the retiring queen MIa Maiy
Hatton crowned the new ruler
Misa Short wore a white dress with a
train and her crown waa of deep rose
flowers Her attendants were maids of
honor Misses Frances Williams and
Jewel Jones trainbearer Miss Virginia
Cant flower girls Misses Virginia Lee
and Elizabeth Jones When the queen
was seated in the leafy throne chair the
senior class in gay evening dressu
formed a semi circle around tha royal
Continued oa page two
yfc a
COLUMBIA MISSOURI TUESDAY MAY 31 1921
WOOD FAVORS CO OPERATION
Director of Church Work Speaks
at Baptist Week Meeting
I wouldnt say there are too many
rural churches but more would be ac
complished if tliose now existing would
co operate and group themselves to
gether said the Rev O Wood of
Kansas Gty director ofMhe Baptist
Church work for Missouri at the Bap
tist Church last night at the final meet
ing of the Boone County Baptist Week
meetings All organization must have
the accomplishments of a definite end at
ita aim it must not be overdone or it
will beat the expene of what it aimed
to accomplish
James M Wood president of Stephens
College spoke on the place of the lay
man in the church When a person
joins the church he obligates himself
to place whatever his particular talent
may be at the disposal of the church
Mr Woods explained Young people are
not built to go to church and be merely
sponges they must be trained for some
activity if the church is to hold them
Instead of preaching against what young
people da more would be accomplished
if the same amount of intellectual ef
fort were spent in planning better things
for them to do
Miss Jessie Burrall of Stephens Col
lege who was to have addresed the
meeting was unable to get away from
another engagement in time for the
NATIONALISTS
THREATEN WAR
Balkans in Turmoil as Irregular
Bands From Mountains
Attack
V Vmlttd Vms
Rowr May 31 Sweeping down from
the heights of Macedonia and Albania
large bands of irregular soldiers today
threatened to start another Balkan war
which may jnvohe all Europe
The fighters driven by a strong Na
tional feeling entered foreign countries
Looting and arson marked their trsji The
governments thus attacked immediately
planned to combat the invaders
The old Balkan troubles were inrohed
in the fighting Greece wants more land
to the north Bulgaria wants to reclaim
some of the territory lost in the war and
Serbia refuses to retire from her newly
I have jieea the ahmiat on ri7
According to last advices received
here the situation is especially critical
in Macedonia and Albania whose prob
lems were not solved by the Peace
Treaty Reports show that large bands of
irregulars have been recruited through
out the Balkans Almost every portion
of the war torn region has contributed
its share of fighting men
FEELERS FOR
DISARMAMENT
President Harding Suggests
Supreme Council Settle
Question
1
Sr VmtUi Frttu
Washi scton May 31 Feelers look
ing toward an agreement for disarma
ment among the world powers have been
put out by President Harding
Though details of the plans have not
J been diagnosed it is said that Presi
dent Harding suggested to the great
powers that the question be left to the
Supreme Council
MRS ORTinVEIN ON TRIAL
Chicago Woman Charged With
Murder or II T Zeigler
BULLETIN
By Vu4 Pttu
Chicago May 31 The discovery that
Mrs Cora Orthwein had been indicted
for manslaughter instead of murder
causeik the postponement of her case
late today The Jury had been tentative
ly accepted by the state when Assistant
Attorney Hcth called the courts atten
tion to the faulty indictment
Br Vmiud Frtu
CntCAco May 31 Midnight frolics
of Chicago a smart set were aired in
court today when Mrs Cora Orthwein
went on trial for the murder of Herbert
T Zeigler Goodyear Tire Rubber Co
executive -
Jealousy because Zeigler danced with
Mrs Charlotte Lewinsky the kissing
blonde in the case caused the shooting
it is believed Assistant Prosecutor Heth
said today that Jack Berry alleged so
ciety gambler would testify to this Mrs
Orthwein claims that she shot the man
in self defense
BLAIR TO BE CHIEF JUSTICE
New Head of State Supreme Court
Is III Son M U Student
By tmtud frets
Jevferso i Cirr May 31 Judge
James T Blair was today elected chief
justice of the Missouri Supreme Court
to succeed Robert S Walker whose term
expires June 7
Judge Blair has been a member of the
tribunal since 1914
Judge Blair was elected to the Su
preme Court in 1914 to serve ten years
His son James Blair Jr is a student in
the University He left school last Fri
day when he was called to Jefferson City
to attend his father who is ill
STATTS TRIAL
FORHALSTEAD
MURDER OPENS
Selection of Jurymen Started at
2 Oclock This Afternoon
Before a Packed
Courtroom
JUDGE HARRIS PRESIDES
Trial to Be Featured by Deaf
and Dumb Witnesses
Evidence Said to Be
Circumstantial
At 4 oclock this afternoon three wit
nesses for the state had been heard in
the Frank Staats murder case Mrs Sal-
lyJIalttead grandmother of the defend
ant was the alar witness for the state
She testified that following the murder
Frank Staats took her to his home and
kept her a prisoner for nine months A
number of times she said he thrust a
rifle in her hands and told her to go
into the yard and kill herself Mrs
llalstead is deaf and dumb and her testl
nSony was translated by the court report
er
Wilt every available seat in the Cir
cuit Court room occupied and more than
one hundred curious onlookers crowding
the aisles and packing themselves into
the comers the selection of the twelve
njen who are to try Frank Stalls charged
with the murder of Samuel llalstead last
June started at 2 oclock this afternoon
Ait cess was taken at JO oclock this
morning after the usual questions were
asked the forty veniremen to allow the
defense time to prepare the challenges
The men who were drawn to make up the
jury are J E Whittle Arthur Newman
A C Estet Claude Jones Edward Ea
loy A T Hamilton R L Palmer W
E Crosswhite T R Haden N IL
Sheppard P IL Reed and P A Stewart
Following the selection of the jury and
the sweating in of the witnesses Judge
David It Harris made a special plea for
order in the court during the trial Pros
ecuting Attorney Ruby M Hulen then
presented the states case to the jury
More than a hundred witnesses have
been summoned for the trial and a num
ber of these witnesses are deaf and
dumb Several of tern who have never
learaed the language taught in deal and
dumb schools talk only by colloquial
signs anda great deal of difficulty is ex
pected in interpreting these signs
Halstead who lived near Inglewood in
this county was found in his home with
a bullet hole in his head on June 24
of lat yearl His wife who is also a
deaf mute was visiting relatives in Cal
laway County at that time and the mur
der was discovered by Jake Stalls a step
son in law of the murdered man He had
been dead for several days and the cor
oners verdict at Ashland on the evening
the murder was discovered was that the
deceased met death from a gunshot
wound at the hands of an unknown per
son
The body of llalstead was buried the
day after it was found but several days
later A was exhumed at the request of
Frank Stalls the man now charged with
the murder It was brought to the Med
ical Building of the University here and
while it was being lifted to an operating
table for the purpose f making a search
for the bullet the ball dropped from the
head and rolled out on the table
Statts was not arretted until Decem
ber 27 and a day- later he was released
on bond The case was originally set for
May 9 but Statts became a father on
May 6 and a continuance was granted
until today
The evidence against Statts is said to
be circumstantial He is said to have
owned a 22 cahber revolver the plunger
of which was homemade learing a pe
culiar depression on the shells one of
which was found near HaUteads body
when it was discovered
CASTON MAY BE CURATOR
Columbia Negro Suggested its Di
rector of Lincoln University
The Rev Jonathan Lyle Caston pastor
of jhe Second Baptist Church at Colum
bia has been suggested by the KansJs
City Sun as an ideal candidate for
curator of Lincoln University Dr Cas
ton is regarded as one of the best fit
ted negroes in the state He was at one
time editor of the St Louis Clarion
The last legislature appropriated 500
000 to make Lincoln Institute at Jeffer
son Gty into a university of equal rank
with the University at Columbia The
new university will be governed by a bi
partisan board of eight members four of
whom must be negroes If is for this
position that the Columbia pastor has
been suggested
Lincoln Institute has heretofore been
a normal school for negroes The en
rollment is now more than 500
SOFT DRINKS COMING DOWN
Columbia Merchants to Sell Cold
Beverages at Pre War Prices
One by one the high prices brought on
by the war are disappearing
At all the leading soda fountains in
town a reduction in price of from 25 10
40 per cent will go into effect tomorrow
At a few places this reduction has been
in effect several days but now it will be
unanimous This brings cocoa colas
down to 6 cents plus war tax and all
drinks over a dime will be at least a
nickel less
r
MSSOURMN
FIVE OCLOCK EDITION
YOUNGEST EDITORS
JOURNALISM WEEK IS
ONLY 20 YEARS OLD
One of the youngest editors to attend
Journalism Week was Thomas R Nickel
eddor and publisher of the Dade County
Journal Everton Mov and the Dadeville
Rustic at Dadeville two small towns of
less than 500 population each in south
west Missouri Nickel is onty 20 years
old and is said to be the youngest editor
publisher in Missouri
Nickels business experience began in
1917 His father a merchant in Law
rence County placed his business in the
young mans hands while he was em
ployed in shipyard work at Newport
News Va Prior to that time young
Nickel had been a student in the South
west Missouri Slate Teachers College at
Springfield He had had no previous
training in newspaper work
In the spring of 1919 a banker at
Everton undertook to revive the local pa
per that had been suspended during the
war He leased it to young Nickel with
an option to buy The first issue under
the new management appeared on May
8 1919 During the last two years
Nickel has paid for his paper and ac
quired control of a weekly in an adjacent
town His combined circulation is 1329
He issues an eight page weekly in both
towns The Franklin price list is used
Nickel employs three assistants He
Mites editorials gathers news sells and
writes advertising and attends to the
business end of hia plant
Nickel believes that he country week
ly should primarily function as a vehicle
of community service and that the field
of the rural weekly is a local one
WILL SUPPLY
COUNTY COAL
Blackfoot Company Gets Con
tract School Funds to
Six Banks
Bids were opened by the County Court
this morning for the contract to supply
jcoal to the courthouse county jail and
I the county intrrmary 1 he contract was
let to the Ulackloot U that com
pany made a bid of 630 a ton for coal
to supply the courthouse and th county
JaiL For the county infirmary which is
four miles north of Columbia they
-agreed to supply the coaf for 5 a ton
Bids were also received today by the
County Court for the deposit of the
county school funds for the next two
years The funds will be deposited with
all six of the Columbia banks and the
Bank of Central ia The rate of interest
is 3 per cent Each bid was accompanied
by a check for 1000 as a guarantee of
good faith
BARBERS DEFEAT BANKERS
Second Game Ends in Favor of
Tonsorial Artists
The eight inning baseball game be
tween the Barbers and Bankers yester
day resulted in a victory for the Bar
bers 19 to 18 Tlie battery for the Bar
bers was Roberts and Vaughn while
Wisdom Sapp and Luke did the honors
for the Bankers
The Barbers being used to hitting
heavy considering the price of haircuts
and shaves knocked the Bankers for 13
hits
The only tips the Barbers received
yesterday afternoon were the tip ups they
got when they crowded the baselines and
the Bankers ran over them in efforts
to steal bases
Au Instance of clever stealing by the
Bankers occurred in the fifth inning when
they were at bat One of their number
was attempting to steal third while the
Barbers pitcher was delivering the ball
toward the catcher the catcher threw
the ball toward the third -baseman but
ir connected instead with the batters
bead and fouled into the grandstand
Tlie impact sounded as though the catch
er bad hit the batters bat and there
was mucn argument as to whether the
runner should go back o second on a
foul ball or go out on account of
the ball being interfered with by the
batter The umpire ruled that the catch
er could not act as -pitcher without the
consent of the captain ot the team so
tlie runner stayed on third and the bat-
ter caressed the back of his head till
he struck out
The Barbers started the game with
sia runs in tlie first Inning and led un
til the sixth frame when the banks got
tight and allowed ho runs for two
innings
Much advice was given by the bench
ed players ot both team along with the
aduce oered by the grandstand Since it
was so hard to identify- the players in
their many colored uniforms no box
score of the frolic was kept Virgil
Spurling umpired
New Students Are Vaccinated
One hundred and twenty five new
students who were admitted into the Uni
versity during the spring term were vac
cinated today at the Parker Memorial
Hospital
Sheep Shipped to St Louis
Two cars of sheep and one car of hogs
were shipped to St Louis today by the
Columbia Co Operative Shipping Asso
elation
To Attend Funeral of Mrs Howard
Ernest Rowland chief of police went
t Centralia today to attend the funeral
of Mrs Howard a dittant relative
ANCIENT CHINESE TENT
comesdacktouse
jn -making ice cream
When the ancient architecture of the
Chinese made its way to the West it was
put to a valuable use Evidences of this
fact may be found in the Chinese tower
over the White Eagle Dairy
When the Mongols invaded China they
brought with them their tents which
were held up with poles at the corners
forming a roof which was low in the
middle but having upward turned cor
ners Whert the population became set
tled the rat of wood was adopted for
building purposes but the lent style was
adopted with it
The modern use tor this tower like
structure has been turned to the scientific
process of cooling the water for the use
of the plant Each tier and there are
ten of them has a sieve vessel beneath it
The water in the basement of the
building has one main pipe which reach
es to the rooCaof the building where the
water is forced out of the pipe and as it
falls passes through the sieve vessels
which are under each tier over pipes
containing ammonia The water then
flows into a tank in the basement cooled
This is the explanation of the Chinese
tower over tlie Wlute Eagle Dairy ac
cording to B L Allen whp makes the
ices and creams for this concern
WORK STARTED
ON K A HOUSE
35000 Structure for Local
Fraternity to Be Built
by Nov 1
Work waa begun this morning on the
new 33000 home for the Kappa Alpha
fraternity The Davis Philbps Con
struction Co of Columbia has the con
tract The house will be a three story
building of a dark red brick with a Span
ish type of green tile roof and will be
situated on the corner of University and
College avenues It will Tare on Univer
sity
The first floor rooms are to be finished
with dark oak and the second and third
floors will be finished in white enamel
All floors in the house will be of hard
wood There will be twenty six rooms
including the basement
It is to be completed Jy November 1
CLARK CASE UP THURSDAY
President Hill on Stand Three
Hours in Kansas City
Arguments on -the demurrer submitted
by the defendants in the two 50000
damage suits of ProL George L Clark
will be heard at Marshall Thursday
morning before Judge Samuel Davis
Points of law alone will be considered1
No evidence will be submitted
Senator Frank G Harris Lakenan
Price and Boyle G Clark attorneys for
the defense will all go to Marshall Sen
ator Harris returned from Kansas Gty
yesterday where he was present at the
depositions of President Hill who was
on the stand for three hours
TO INSPECT MISSOURI GRAIN
Field Crop Department Men Will
Spend Month on Tour
Roy T Kirkpatrick C E Carter and
D W Frear of the field crops depart
ment will leave June 6 to visit twenty-
eight counties in the slate to inspect the
fields of small grains and to prepare a
list of farmers who have wheatoat and
rye seed for sale
They will go to the counties which
have county agents and will be accom
panled by the agent They will examine
for purity freedom from disease and
weeds and to determine variety This
work must be done after the grain heads
out but before it is cut It will take
the entire month of June to complete the
work
CAR WRECKED NEAR niNKSON
Seven Negro Occupants Escape
With Minor Injuries
A Nash sedan containing 6even ne
groes turned over just beyond the bridge
over Hinkson Creek on the Ashland
Gravel road at 9 oclock last night The
car which belongs to the 222 taxi line
of Jefferson City was badly damaged
the top and glass sides being demolished
The negroes were not hurt beyond a few
scratches and bruises
The car bad been hired by the party
for the trip here to the baseball game
yesterday between the Columbia Red Sox
and the Jefferson Gty Cubs
MAY FIX NEW WAGE SCALE
Series of Hearings on Prices of Ma
terial Starts Today
By Vmtttd fr
Kansas CftY May 31 -A new wage
scale and a fair price list for building
material is hoped for as a result of a
series of hearing in the building arbi
tration which began here today
Representatives of the Building Trades
Council and of the Builders Association
will present all phases of the question
before three men chosen as arbiters when
a strike waa averted May 1
Demands Cot in Freight Rates
By V mitt 4 Pttu
Washiscto t May 3L A demand
that the ware cut for railway men be ac
companied by a reduced rate on the Pa
cific Coast for the transportation of fruit
and vegetables waa made today by J B
Malloy vice president of the lirotber
hood of Railway and Shop Laborer
NUMBER 231
POLISH MUTINY
MAY MEAN END
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Ui -U-IV T JllU Jv Xl
Officers Believe Strength
of
Opposition Is Causing
Break Up Among
Insurgents
FIGHTING WITHIN KOSEL
British Battalion Including
Black Watch Enters Op-
pelm Would Go
Against Poles
By Viulad Pmu
OrrilM Upper Silesia May 31 Po
lish insurgents at Kusel hate mutinied
according to transient officers here today
Terrific fighting took place in the town
last night Italian officers said that the
fighting was entirely within the Polish
lines
All the officers believe that it is an in
dication thai the Poliah movement is
breaking up in the face of stiff Cerman
opposition and threats of harsh action by
the Allies
The Italians were oner joyed by the ar
rival of a battalion of British troops yes
terday A portion of the Famous Black
Watch were given an ovation as they
tramped into Oppelrn with bagpipes play
ing
The British apparently believe that
they will see action against the Poles
soon and openly fraternized with tlie Ger
mans and the Italians It was noticeable
that they had little- to do with the French
ALL SET FOR MASS MEETING
Delegations From Neighboring
Towns Expected to Attend
The stage is all set W a monster
mass meeting at the courthouse tonight
at 730 to discuss the Boonville bridge
project Delegations from Fulton Boon
ville and Rocheport will be here le take
part in the discussions
Eery possible effort has been made
by those in charge to see that all of the
business interests of Columbia are rep-
resented at the meeting E w Ste
phens will preside
Bomb Explosion Injures 14
By Vmtlvl Pru
WA aiiKCTOt May 31 Fourteen were
injured some dangerously at the Aber
deen Recruiting Grounds iri Maryland
by the explosion of a 60 pound bomb to
day
Supreme Court Again in Session
By VmutJ iyttu
Washim toi Jfay 31 The Supreme
Court met today for the first time since
the death of Chief Justice White Court
was adjourned until tomorrow out of re
spect 10 his memory Whites chair was
draped in black as was the golden
eagle which was just above his head
With his voice choked with emotion
Justice McKenna paid tribute to his
old friend
Returns From M U Board Session
Dean J C Jones returned this after
noon from St Louis where he attended
a session of the Executive Board of the
University All of the members of the
board were present Routine matters
were discussed Leslie Cowan secretary
of the University will return this even
ing
Three Admitted to Hospital
Those admitted to the Parker Memo
rial Hospital yesterday included
mctt L Sutton Roy I- McDonald and
rfrir r rt rn
Wnrrn flrul Infill Dillon
were discharged
TODAYS BASEBALL
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NaTICTVAL LCACUfi
R II E
St Louis 000 000 320 0 S 8 2
Gncinnati 000 001 040 1 6 13 2
Batteries Walker and Clements Luke
and Wingo
Chicago 100 001 0013
Pittsburgh 000 100 011 3
Batteries Vaughn rnd Dailey Cooper
and Schmidt
Brooklyn 000 000 121 4 10 0
Boston 000 100 100 2 10 4
Batteries Grimes and Miller Fillin
gen and Gowdy
Philadelphia OH 002 HI 10 15 2
New York 000 020 012 5 9 3
Batteries Meadons and Uraggy
Barnes and Smith
AwnucA LcACtrc
St Louis 010 020 0
Chicago 000 010 1
Batteries Kolp and Severeid
aian and Yanan -
Cleveland 000 3100 000 0
Detroit 010 102 000 0
Batteries Mails and Thomas Daus
and Ainsmilh
First game y
Boston 002 010 101 5 10 1
Philadelphia 001 000 Oil 3 8 3
Batteries Mers and Walter Harris
and Perkins
Second game
Boston 000 031 04
Philadelphia 000 000 00
Batteries Pennock and Ruel Harty
and Perkins
New York 100 02 vj
Washington 071 31
Batteries Hoyt and SchangZochney
and Sharrity -
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