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The Columbia evening Missourian. (Columbia, Mo.) 1920-1923, August 04, 1921, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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daring the ansence ot President K 11 j
Jesse Since 1918 lie has been Vice
Prrident of the University
Dean Jones is a member of the man
jcp committee of the American
Schools of Classical Studies in Rome
American Philological Association Ar
chaeological Institute of America Classi
cal Association of Middle West and
South Phi Beta Kappa and Beta Theta
Pi He is a member of the Presbyter
jai Church
Doctor Jones was married July 7
1856 to Miss Clara Field Thompson of
Cslnmhia They hare three children
Msjor Llojd Jones Mrs Patterson
Bain and Miss Catherine Jones
Celebration Consists of Much Good
Food Baseball Game and
Jazz Music
Tm hands and a jazz orchestra were
ijrkuled in the Emancipation Say pa
rjdf VM this ntm A itSSpTeiTETay
iine and wagon bearing a negro and
l tiro rhildien led the parade The Magic
Git Cornet Band from Moberly fur
ashed the first of three installments of
music along the way The Douglas
School band led by G O Caldwell alo
tool part
Some 400 or more negroes were at the
fairgrounds this afternoon Barbecued
-Mil chicken ham and fish sandwiches
tre being sold by rival booths
The Magic City Comet Band gave a
concert this afternoon following which
jht baseball game between the Knights
Pythias and the colored Masons was
Talent is due this evening from Ful
kn for the minstrel show
Donates Furniture for Sun Room of
Boone County Hospital
c The Columbia Chapter of the
ten of the American Revolution decided
to furnjsli the downstairs sun room at
lhe Boone Count Hospital at a special
JMttingin the Commercial Club rooms
us utmmitjt
The furnishings of the room will co6t
1W1 250 according to Mrs W KV
Treudenberger vice regent of the Chap
ter The hospital committee of the D A
RfComposed of Mrs E V Stephens
sin J E Thornton and Mrs Camilla
j Boakam will buy the furnishings
k A special meeting wUI be held next
Thursday morning at 10 oclock in the
Ummercial Club rooms to decide upon
lie means to be taken to raise the money
to famish the room This meeting will
he preceded by a meeting of the exec
Mm board at 930 oclock
jAdniinistration Measure Went
Torouch AVithnut Oonosinc Vote
ifiW Ptnu
asmCTON Aun 4 Hie
a farm credit bill was nassed by the
4aate todav The bill passed without
3 roll rail and without a single vote in
It will now go to the House where
thus of administration leaders will at-
tisipt to bring about its passage
Missionary Society to Meet Friday
J Tie womens Missionary Society of
Ike Broadway Methodist Church will
kU its regular meeting Friday at 1030
dock with a business session A lunch
21 be at noon A program will be held
n the afternoon AH members are re-
jjpwied to be present
Bick From Camp in Kentucky
CiPUin and Mrs Melville C
e ho have been srjendinE the summer
Cibd Knox Kv where Cantain
re has been senior instructor in the
department of gunnery of the reserve of-
ifcers training school returned to Co-
jianbia yesterdaj afternoon
For Columbia and virinitv rmirallv
lair tonight and Friday slightly warmer
For Missouri Generally fair tonight
and Friday slightly wanner tonight
The cool wave is traveling eastward
centered over 4he
lower Lake region
The weather is very
pleasant in all sec
tion of the country
excrpt the ixMh At
lantic and Culf
where it aill
is warm It also is
on the turn to warm
ier in the Northwest
but there is no very
hot wiir ti
There have been a few scatted
showers but mostly fair weather ha
The highways are improving fast but
still are rather rough in spots and some
what muddy in a few low places
The outlook is for generally fair
weather with moderate temperature over
Local data The highest temperature
in Columbia yesterday was 79 degrees
and the lowest last night was 62- degrees
Precipitation 000 A year ago yesterday
the highest temperature was 87 degrees
and the lowest was 62 degrees Precipi
tation ODO Sun rose today 512 a m
Sun sets 718 p m Moon sets 744 p m
Says U S Must Have 266-
000000 More to Run a
Year on Present Basis
if Umlltd Pmu
WASUtKCTOX Aug 4 The Dresent
high war taxes must be increased ap
proximately 266000000 a year if the
government meets all expenditures dur
ing the present fiscal year Andrew W
Mellon Secretary of the Treasury todav
informed -the House Was and Means
Committee He was discussing meth
ods of tax reduction
Mellon frankly stated that on the pres
ent basis of estimated expenditures for
the current year the reduction of pres
ent taxes was impossible Should the
tariff bill be delayed until January 1 an
additional billion in internal revenue
would be necessary he said
Wen if he is tired
of polo and tours
Br Ultt4 Prtn
London by nnil The Prince of
-Wales is qualifying for the honor of the
worlds hardest worker
With a tiro months drought and
burning sun to make the strenuous life
particularly unpleasant ine rnnce is
spending his summer on the move
For example one day he went to Hov
er early In the morning to meet the King
and Queen of Belgium returned with
them to London for a state lunclieon at
Buckingham Palace plajcd polo in the
late afternoon left at night for a north
ern English county and leiving the
train about 1 a motored miles to
Lord Derbys house where he wrs a
guest during a short tour
A tour consists in being seen and
being photographed at cattle shows
dog shows baby shows at garden par
ties municipal functions and cricket
games He moves almost on the run
from early morning until bite night and
must be alwavs smiling
Will Present Report to Public Utili
ties Commission
Prof O R Johnson of the department
of rural life of the College of Agncul
ture is preparing data on the cost of
production and prices on the leading
farm grains and hay from 1913 to date
for presenting before the Public Utili
ties Commission in Jefferson Gty Fri
An attempt is being made by thirteen
or fourteen middle western states to re
duce the freight rales on grain and ha
The State Board of Agriculture College
of Agriculture end farmers organizations
of Missouri are preparing the case for
this state If the case is approved by
the Public Utilities Commission it will
lhm be referred to the Interstate Com-
mmv Commission in Washington D C
on August 15
Some time aeo the commission recom
mended that freight rates on live stock
be reduced In case the rates on wheat
- nAitrrA 1 difference of six or seven
cents on a hundred pounds may be made
At present the rates on hay prevent its
shipment entirely
Trial for Killing of James Turner
on July 15 Starts Today
clJiS Mo Aug 4 The trial
of Ed Creasy for the alleged murder of
James Turner on July 15 was started to
The killing is said to have been a re
sult of a political feud between the
two men and was brought to a
misunderstanding regarding
climax following a
garding the prohibition law Creasy said
be would plead self defense
Silent Mass Solemnized in
Magnificent Naples Church
Which Was Filled
With Mourners
Four Hundred Voices in Choir
Which Sang Favorite
Hymns of World Fa
mous Tenor
By VnuJ Pml
Maples Italy Aug 4 -silent mass
was held for Enrico Caruso this morning
in the magnificent Cathedral that was
filled with mourners
The funeral hymns which the great
tenor cherished throughout his life
poured from a choir of 400 voices ac
companied by an orchestra
The body was remdved from the Hotle
Vesuvia where it lay in state and
placed on the decorated catafalque be
fore the altar where it remained until
after the ceremony
Tie program or the funeral provid
ed that the body be Taken to the ceme
tery this afternoon and laid in the fam
ily vault
Harvest Hands and Ex Soldiera Bat
tle on Rock Island Train
Br Vulud Fmi
Wiciiit Kan Aug 4 Two men
are believed to be dead and one proba
bly fatally wounded as a result of a bat
tle between liarvest hands and former
soldiers on a north bound Rock Island
train near Kechi todav
Five men are in jail as a result of the
fighting The large number of harvest
hinds wanting iobs in this section of
the state is said to have resulted in the
killing of a number at Maple Hill The
harvest hands are believed to nave met
their match in four negro soldiers just
discharged from Camp Pike
Phi Beta Kappa Men Believe
School qt Education Has
- GreatFulurc
The School of Education at the Uni
versity of Missouri probably will have a
building of its own soon in the opinion
of some of the leading educators of the
In the social hour which followed ihe
initiation of new members into the Phi
Beta Kaona fraternity last night this
subject was discussed Dr M G Nealc
and Prof A G Capp3 expressed their
belief that the School of Education here
has a great future Dr IL J Baker
said there are more men studying prob
lems of education at Missouri
sity than in the University of Michigan
Dr Neale said tliat lie expected to
sec Hie School of Education in a new
building of its own soon It would be
well supported financially he said for
it is as impoitant to Missouri as the
College of Agriculture or any other
school It would contain a bureau of
statistics and research And I expect
to see a large number of the best train
ed school men in the country in the
facult he said Missouri moves slow
but it is always progressing it never
goes back
Prof A G Cappssaid he expected
to see the School of Education of the
University a graduate school adequately
supported to give advanced training to
all the graduates of the five state teach
ers colleges They will be parts of one
great sjstera -
Eight men were initiated into the
fraternity last night They are all ac
tivelyengaged in school work in
souri Kansas and Oklahoma A social
hour followed the initiation Refresh
ments were served and several informal
talks were made
F L Martin Has Tonsils Removed
Prof Frank L Martin of theSchool
of Journalism had his tonsils removed
at the Parker Memorial Hospital this
morning Professor Martin came from
under tlie anaesthetic about ten oclock
and was resting easy tilts afternoon
Y M C ABcinjc Repaired
Repair work was started on the Y M
C A building vestetday According to
W G Stephenson jihejvork is going to
proceed rapidly so as to have the build
ing ready by the opening of school in the
Fish Supper at Shaw Saturday
A fish supper will be given by women
of the Fair Grove Church at Sliaw at 6
oclock Saturdav evening following
which J W Blind Boone will give
a concert
Registrar Back Vrom Vacation
Gaud F Claton University registrar
came back from his vacation Monday
Mr Clayton now busy with plans and
nrenarations for fall registration He
spent most of his vacation in town
- -
Eastern School Comments on Annu
al Event
The recent appointment of Wm T
Angle as agricultural agent in Pettis
County recalls the fact that a short
time ago he was plain Bill Angle man
nirer of the Sixteenth Annual Farmers
Fair No other event of the year at the j
Missouri College of Agriculture offers
such effective schooling in community
The record of this eventmanaged by
Angle has attracted the attention of
student organizations throughout the
country and -from New Jerseys State
University comes this comment on the
Two high schools two colleges and
the University of Missouri suspended
their regular work soi that the students
might not miss the farmers fair Tlie
Retail Merchants -Association of the
city of Columbia had its stores clofed
so that employees and bank clerks might
attend A profit of more than 1000
was made and turned over as the Agri
cultural Clubs second donation to the
Student Memorial Union Building
The fair is a student stunt managed
by a student planned by students and
executed by the Agricultural Club and
the Home Economics Club
These facts spell co operation and a
hustling spirit There are other big
things that trie Missouri Agricultural
Club lias done In 1903 it organized
the Missouri Corn Growers Association
which now- has a membership of thQ
thousand crop improvers It has orga
nized a Student Guide system which
makes the hospitality of the University
of Missouri College of Agriculture a real
and living thing to hundreds of visitors
each year It made the first donation
to the Missouri Memorial Union Build
ing with the sum of 1600 the profits
from the Farmers Fair of 1919 and 1920
and added to that 1000 from this years
Officials Are of Opinion That
Other MeasuresTassed
in Election
Bj VnttrJ Prtts
Jefferson City Aug 4 An amend
ment making women eligible to any of-
fice in the state was the only item beat-
en in the special election luesday
ficials here believed today
tm7entiontoreviseSlissouris laws the
soldier bonus and the 60000000 road
bond issue were adopted Many coun
ties have not jet reported returns Count
ing of the votes will begin tomorrow
Donald Patterson Opens the First
Class in China
Donald Patterson a graduate of the
School of Journalism of the University
has started the first class in journalism
to be undertaken in China according to
word received from Shanghai by his
friends in Kansas City where he for
merly lived Tlie class in journalism
has been added to the curriculum of St
Johns University at Shanghai the larg
est mission institution in China
Mr Patterson was graduated from the
School of Journali m here in 1917 be
coming a reporter on the Kansas City
Star shortly after his graduation Dur
ing the next two years he sened as
editor of the Associated Press at Dcs
Moines and Kansas City In 1919 he
went to Shanghai where he was business
manager and financial editor of Millards
Review He later became editor of the
Oriental Motor and still more recently
he took charge of ithe Weekly Review of
the Far East being acting editor pub
lisher advertising manager and circula
tion manager of the publication In ad
dition he is also secretary of the Ameri
can Chamber of Commerce in China
While in China Mr Patterson has been
correspondent for the Fairchild publica
tions and class journal publications and
has also done a great deal of magazine
Marguerite Barnett -Will
Painting in St Louis
I Miss Marguerite Barnelt a student in
the -School of Journalism of the Univer
sity is now painting a poster which she
will submit in the contest for posters ad
vertising the centennial celebration in St
Louis This celebration is to be held
October 5 to 15 The contest is open
to all Missouri artists
The first prize is 150 and the sec-
end prize 50 They are given by Da
vid R Francis the St Louis Chamber
of Commerce and the St Louis Conven
tion Bureau The committee of judges
is composed of Arthur Siegel chairman
J If Brinkraever vice chairman F E
A Curley St Louis Art League and
Arthur Kocian
Senate Disposes of Packers Bill
Br ViuitJ Vmi
WAsniNCTov Aug 4 The Senate to
day disposed finally of the Packers con
trol bill by agreeing to a conference re
port approving the bill 48 to 10
Son for Prof and Mrs H W Smith
A son was born today To Prof and
Mrs Herbert W Smith 209 South
Garth avenue
Fighting Parson Was Friend of
- Robert Peaclies Gra
ham Former Tiger
Star in France
Memorial Executive Committee
Will Give Talks Music
- by Quadrangle Or
Rev I D Borders the fighting par-
eon now engaged in missionary work
for the Methodist church in the south
west conference yesterday telephoned his
acceptance to an invitation froin Dean
Jones to make the principal address at
the summer term on mass meeting at
ten o clock Friday morning
Dr Borders is known as the fighting
parson a title he acquired with the
American forces during the World War
on the western front in France
At the opening of hostilities in 1917
the fighting parson refused a commis
sion as chaplain in the U S Army al
though he- had a wife and four children
the oldest child being ten years old He
refused an offer of a secretaryship in
thoY M C A and attended the first
officers training camp at Fort Sheridan
I1L lie received a commission of cap
tain in the infantry
On the train on his way to the training
camu Dr Ilorders made the acauamt
ance of Robert Peaches Graham for
mer liger star and University alumnus
killed in France
The Reverend Borders and Craliam
became fast friends They had been
membrs of tie same squad receivci
their commissions at the same time and
went to France on tjiesame army trans
port Sliirtly after their separation in
France Graham was killed in action at
St Die
The fighting parson preached th
funerol sermon of his former buddy
when Grahams body vas brought baik
to An erica recently for final burlil at
his home in Montgomery City Dr L
M Defue said the funeral oration deliv
ered by tfie Rev Borders was a master
committee said yesterday Wo person
will be forced to take out a membership
in the Missouri Union but every stu
dent in the University should attend the
mass meeting Friday morning as it is
the least one can do to support such a
worthy project as the Missouri Memo
Townspeople are invited to sit in thc
first balcony
All persons subscribing to the fund
before or during the mass meeting wjll
be considered charter members and will
have their names listed in the tower of
the Memorial building Voluntary sub
scriptions have already passed a thousand
dollars One teacher yesterday took a
200 memberthip
University exercises will be suspended
at 10 oclock tomorrow morning to en
able students to attend the assembly
Two From Sturgeon Ask That Maid
en Name Be Restored
Mrs Bessie Tinder Sturgeon filed
suit for divorce yesterday from Henry
Tinder and asked that her maiden name
Bessie Robinson be restored She
charged desertion
Mrs Ruth O Houston Sturgeon filed
suit for divorce against William Hous
ton charging desertion and asked that
her maiden name Ruth O Cox be re
stored to her
Charging indignities Frank Turner
negro filed suit for divorce from his
wife Mrs Ora Turner
Letter to Mrs W K Barnes Tells
of New Arrivals
Mrs W K Barnes 100 Machir street
received a letter yesterday from her
son J W Barnes of Renick telling of
the birth of twin sons on July 26 One
of the twins weighed 8 and the other 6
Mr Barnes was a Columbia boy He
married Miss Pearl Adkinson of Cen
tralia and they went to Renick where
they have been farming for twelve years
Dr R A Armstrong Will Talk on
Francis Quadrangle
Dr Robert A Armstrong will speak
at 745 oclock tonight in Francis Quad
rangle His subject will be The Great
est Story Book in the World Dr Arm
strong spoke to University people last
Thursday on The Sealed Book
To Explain Phonograph Education
A demonstration of musical educa
tion work will Jk given at 2 oclock to
morrow afternoon in the University
Auditorium by Miss Florence E Haz
Iett of the Educational department of the
Columbia Graphophone Company
Although all ihe polling- record of the
special election yesterday were received
thR morning by C W Davis county
clerk no effort was madeto cauvass the-
vote today and the official results of tlie
ejection will not fie available until to
morrow- Additional unofficial returns
receiver today liowever1 indicate
vili be no change in the first reports of
the results of the election in the county
The returns from Columbia Centralia
and the various rural districts available
give the proposal to hold the constitu
tional convention a big majority despite
concerted opposition in a number of ru
ral precincts where majorities were cast
against the proposal This opposition to
the constitutional convention was chiefly
caused by the claim that a new consti
tution will result in higher taxes it is
rhnrman nr thi Memorial executive com and the amendment authorizing the pa
miltee will give short talks R E ment of the interest on the 600UUUW
Shook will have charge of the assembl ad bond issue from the automobile Ii-
C J Peters chairman of the executive cense lees received large majorities ine
soldier bonuj amendment however is
considered in doubt Majorities in fa
vor of this amendment were cast in Co
lumbia and several rural precincts but
the proposition recjived strong opposi
tion in Centralia and other rural pre
cincts and it is possible that a major
ity against the amendment may be re
corded in tlie county as a wnote
The polling records from all but two
of the thirty four precincts had been
received by Mr Davis late last evening
Rucker and Woodlandville being the
only two missing precincts Mr Da
vis however would male public none
df the returns even unofficially con
lending that he was not authorized to
make an unofficial count of the vote de
spite the precedents set by former coun
ty clerks
The records from Rucker and Wood-
were received this morning but
no effort was made to make the official
count of the vote today
Sample of Those University Offers
for Use in Public Schools
Following the regular sing a program
of educational pictures was given at the
University Auditorium Tuesday night
Despite the unfavorable weather about
350 persons attended
The program incloded three educa
tional pictures Robin Hood which
shows the life of that character and
something of the customs of the people
q his time Through Lifes Windows
showing the structure and functions of
various parts of the eye and Revela
tion a picture which shows what can
be done with the X ray These three
niciures are samples of those the Uni
versity offers for use in the schools of
the state In the interval between pic
lures Dr John Pickard spoke for the
Union Memorial Building
Next Tuesday another program similar
to the one given last night will be oiler
E E Brown Back From Vacation
Spent Near Fort Collins
E E Brown business manager of the
University returned Tuesday from his
vacation on the Cache de la Poudre river
and the old trails about sixty five miles
from Fort Collins Colo
Most of Mr Browns vacation was
spent in fishing long tramps across old
trails and mountain climbing He says
the fishing was good He saw several
deer and mountain sheep on the trip
Negro Photographer Cornea Here
Clarence Tilford a negro photo-
rranher has moved to Columbia from
Mexico Mo and will open a photo
graph gallery here about September I
J5jyvjfriaijEnKiri T 5w j
- L i fc ejffi3i7CT i 3v Ts T Hrirva
- - V - giJSt SS r 3 - t S7t SS
M U Girl Misses Grandfathers
Ninety- Ninth Birthday Celebration
Miss Donna Maize a freshman In the
University was almost in ars today
She was writing regrets to her grand
father telling him that she could not be
present at his ninety ninth birthday an-
nfversary which comes tomorrow
I have never failed to be with Grand
father on his birthday since I can re
member she afd But 1 feel sure that
he will Jiave another birthday and
I ebrate hU one hundredth anniversary
Her grandfather is John K Maize of
Bethany Mo lt was one of the pio
neers of Missouri having come to this
state in 1840
ft will be a long lime before I shall
have another opportunity to see all the
family together again said Miss- Maize
I am writing a family history Grand
fathers children grandchildren and
great great grandchildren number 1 110
5fiss Maizes mother died one werk
after Miss Majze entered the University
last -year and her only sister died a few
weeks later
Big Majority Given to Consti
tutional Convention in
I have one consolation that even a
Monarch cannot claim she said as
she spread out the pages of her letter
I can send greetings to ray grandfather
on his ninety ninth birthday I will
show you grandfathers photograph
She brought out a copy of the Missouri
Ruralist an agricultural paper published
in St Louis containing his photograph
and hers with a two page feature story
of her grandfathers life as a pioneer of
Grandfather taught his farm front
Ihc government and his deed hears the
signature of Millard Fdlmoret President
of the United Stales
Miss Maize ambition is to become a
writer after she has finished her course
in the University She has already had
some experience iiinewspaper work-
Grandfather lliinka that there would
not he so much conflict and heartache
in the world if people Tvere friendly ami
neighborly as they were in plonerr days
itius maize is crippieu qui t is oi
the Polly Anna type
The Inquiring Reporter
Who is yoir Jovorilf Jinr Ae
oiAs fist persons picked at torn
Ihose in constant contact uith music
Ceorge Venable Venahle School of
Music I think one of the best singers
is Louis- Graveure Belgian baritone He
has all a finished singer should have
quality of voke diction stage presence
musicianship everything A good Mis
souri singer is Mrs Epstein ednsno of
Si Louis
Miss Parker Edisofi Shop
Freda Hempi l soprano I should say U
my farorjte anger I would put Anna
Case next Freda Hempe Is more exi
perienced and can do -bigger things
Anna Case will be in a few years one
of our greatest singers Among men
Arthur Middletonr bass baritone is myl
Miss Caroline Stewart romance lan
guage department For purity warmth
and coor of tone Telrazzim Galll Cnrci
for pure technique but she has no hearf
Caruso was the most perfect among men
singers Now the choice is between John
McCormick who has a beautiful voiiV
It is generally agreed that thi official and Muratore
I fc C T 1 1 1- - - iSlr
01 1 TlieiUiudrangle Urchestra will ugura on hk ciecuun in inc
Ipish music forthe asscmbl Several- hard to say who is a favorite
TmemBSs f the facultv and C JPeters ing women tne ngm to noia -state oinces singer has peculiarities of
for each
voice and
type of songs I think my favorites are
Schumanr Heink contralto and Melba
soprano Among men I like Evan Wil
liams for his purity of tone although he
isn t ranked very1 high
Dr W C Knight Drug Shop 1 like
John McCormick best because he is
Irish and I am Irish too and because
he sings tenor I would have placed
Caruso second
Ralston Jletums From Estcs
Park With Fish Story
The hungry trout at Estes Park Colo
are living up to their reputation oc
cording to J B Ralston of Columbia
who recently returned from an automo
bile tour through Colorado Ralston
says that he and his brother-in-law Wil
lis Wolfe of Meade Kan caught 108
trout of eating size in 26 hours of fish
ing time The party which included
Ralston and Wolfe and their families
spent about four days at the park Woife
Jiad a truck fitted up as a miniature
bungalow which was the envy of people
all along the road who were paying
large prices for rooms in the hotels
I didnt see any bear Ralston said
but lots of elk and deer There didnl
seem to be any game birds around in
the park at least I didnt notice any
The big game is protected there of
course But how those fish did bite
L T Ralston who with J B Ral
ston is joint proprietor of the Palms
leaves today on a motor trip through the
Ozarks particularly the White River
country He expects to be away for
about three weeks Mrs Ralstoir will
accompany him
Dies at Hospital Following an Op
Walter Bames 43 years old died at
Parker Memorial Hospital jesterday af
ternoon following an operation for ap
pendicitis Mr Barnes was brought to
the hospital Saturday morning at 3
oclock and was operated on immediate
ly His case was considered very seri
ous from the first and Monday noon his
condition grew worse
Mr Barnes was born and reared- in
Boone County He is survived by his
wife and three children Funeral ar
rangements have not been made
Library Teacher Back to St Louis
Mrs G G Drury who has been con
ducting the six weeks summer library
course in the University relumed yes
terday to St Louis where she is a mem
ber of the faculty of the St Louis Li
brary School
Excursion Rates to Kansas City
A round trip excursion to Kansas City
on the Wabash is scheduled for Satur
day and Sunday -August 6 and 7 Tick
ets are 250 from Moberly A special
train will leave Kansas Gty Sunday at
1030 p m
J C Jones Came Here as Pro
fessor of Latin and Greek
in 83 Made Dean
of Artsinl00
He Has Received Four Degrees
n Is Member of Many
- Prominent Education
al Organizations
Dr Jolin Carlcton Jones who was yes
terday elected acting president of the
tiuvenjty wis born at Sharpsburg Ky
July 20 1885 the ran of Daniel Ralls
uJ Margaret Comingo Jones He
holds the following degrees A B
Veslminsler College Fulion Mo 1875
A SI 1882 Ph D 1891 LLD Uni
vetty of Missouri 1908 He attended
Jobs Hopkins University in 1882 3 the
University ol Leipzig 1895 6 and the
Lnhtrrily of Munich 1903 4 He was
professor of Latin Westminster College
1S2 coming to the University of Mis
souri as assistant professor of Latin and
Greek in 1883 He served as assistant
frofesor from 1833 to 1887 associate
professor of Latin and Greek 1888 91
tun 1891 as professor of Latin and
iecel90O has been dean of the College
lot Arts and Science He was acting
president of the University in 1905 6
Thomas Forloda Postal Em
ploye at Wood River 111
Forced to Give Up
Money Pouch
Highwaymen Free in
bile Abandon It Near
Woods Posse on
Man Hunt
Br CmUtJ Prttu
St Lous Aug 4 Three atmed
bandits today held up and robbed Thom
as Forloda postal employej at Wood Riv
er Ilk near here and escaped with s
mail pooch containing between 30000
and 70000 They fled in an automo
bile The money was part of a several
mouths payroll of the Standard Oil Co
and was consigned o Wood River banks
A few moments before the robbery
the pouch was taken from a Big Four
train standing at the station Forloda
declared he placed the pouch in a wagon
for transportation to Wood River post
office when the three men leaping frcnt
a car and flourishing guns surrounded
him Forloda was forced to stand aside
wnite the highwaymen burled the- mail
pouch in their car and sped away
A police- -and city posse started in
pursuit of the intruders immediately
The bandits abandoned their car after
they reached the edge of the woods It
was discovered Tater that they also1 took
a pouch containing second class mail
Fatniers reported that the sacks contain
ing the mail had been picked up
Senator Simmons Wanls Presi
dent Harding to Handle
Big Loan
if VmUd Prru
WAsmjicTOjr Aug 4 Presideat
Hanlinr would he mad direetlv resDon
oTrfwIparment rf thi l6i0fWXlO In Jor
eign loans under an amendment to the
tefunding bill proposed today by Sena
tor Simmons of North Carolina
In addition Simmons said it Vould
prevent the President cancelling or re
mitting any part of either principal or
interest and prohibit the acceptance nf
German bends in exchange of debt by
any nation other than Germany
Will Supervise Boys and Girls
Club Section During Fair
Prof R H Emberson Boys and
Girls Club leader for the state went to
Sedalia this afternoon to supervise the
arrangement of the Boys and Cirls
Club building for the exhibits sent in
from the different sections of the state
He will supervise tlie club section
throughout the Fair
Mr Emberson said We are to liavo
our own building this year The num
ber of demonstration teams will be larg
er than ever before and the outlook for
exhibits and contests is equally as good
Demonstrations In baking canning
home furnishing gardening poultry and
stock judging will be given Three
state champion teams will be selected
from those participating in these con
Homo Place Eait of Town Sold to
E C Dysart for 10000
The sale of the Arthur E Limerick
property which comprised several tracts
of land lying east of Columbia amount
ed to 25000
The home place with improvements
was purchased by E C Dysart of this
city for 10000 Mr Djsart also bought
ten adjoining acres for 2500 A twenty
acre tract was sola to Najlor Bros for
220 an acre
Another twenty acres was sold to B
J Carl for 185 an acre The sale was
conducted by Judge J A Stewart
Mr Dysart Intends to farm the land
he bought and will take possession
August 15 Mr Limerick who has
farmeiLjthc and for several years will
move to Florida to make his home
Will Marry Kansas Girl
The marriage of Morris Keath of Mex
ico a former student in ihe University
ami a member of the Phi Kappa Psi
fraternity and Miss Ruth Noah of To
peka Kan who was Quen of May at
Hardin College last year will take place
August 13 in Topeka at Miss Noahs
home Keath is assistant cashier ot the
First National Bank at Mexico
To Open New Barber Shop
J D Lee who was once owner of the
Tiger Barber Shop Is going to open a
new shop in the basement of the Ex
change National Bank Building
P T King Leaves for Vacation
P T King of the Columbia police
force left yesterday on his vacation He
expects to spend the greater part of it
in Elk City Oklahoma

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