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I Associate Director of Music at
Methodist Centenary Celebration choir of lOO pieces, lectures by Lowell Thomas, distinguished traveler and writer from the Holy Land, and other events equally notable. The architecture of the Coliseum is such that every person will have an unobstructed view of what goes on upon the stage, and can hear every word spoken or note played or sung. ENTERTAINMENT AT CENTENARY VARIED TO Horace Whltehonse, head of the department of music of Ohio Wesleyan University, at Delaware, -and associate director of music of the Methodist Centenary Celebration, which will be held In Columbus, O., June 20 to July 13, Is due the credit Cor the remarkable success of the Children's Crusade chorus of 600 young voices. Professor Wbitehouse Jas been training his chorus for sev eral weeks. They will appear as an effective feature of the Centenary celebration program. COLISEUM HAS LARGEST STAGE IN THE WORLD Crowning Feature of Methodist Centenary Celebration. Columbus, O. As the Coliseum Is the crowning feature of the exposi ' ilon grounds where the Methodist -Centenary celebration will be held .June 20 to July 13. so it will house . number of the crowning features of that celebration. Built originally by the state of Ohio at a cost of a quarter of a million dollars to house live stock exhibi tions, it has been transformed by liberal expenditures into one of the finest auditoriums in America. It has been furnished with a 150,000 pipe organ. It has been fitted with the largest stage in America. It has been reseated to accommo date 8,000 spectators. The stage will accommodate 2,000 people. The orchestra pit is arranged for "75 musicians. The building is solid concrete, steel and glass, and has extraordinary acoustic properties. In the building will be given the daily presentation of the pageant. "The Wayfarer," with 1,000 partici pants; the daily organ recital, perl dlc concerts by the symphony or anestra, concerts by the trombone Fight Luxury Tax An appeal to druggists of Mis souri to assert themselves and help in getting rid of the luxury tax on aoda water, proprietary remedies, toilet articles, perfumery and other ' commodities sold by druggists, bas been issued by Mrs. Minnie N. Whitney of Kansas City, president of the Missouri Pharmaceutical As sociation. Thousands of circulars have been sent cut urging the druggists to bring pressure to bear on congress- ' men having the luxury tax repeal ed Labor Shortage An authority on farm labor re ports that the shortage of' farm labor is least apparent where the laborer is best cared for. In many sections the harvest helpers have . no relation to community life. They . often sleep in barns or out doors. Every year the oounty jail is ' full ' at harvest time. In other districts efforts are made to develop industries that will give them winter work. Littla homes are build for them, frequently with a plot of land which they have the - exclusive right to cultivate. Not much complaint of labor difficulties where these ideas are carried out. Every Effort Made to Popularize Daily Programs. CHILDREN TAKE GREAT PART Huge Pageant, Representing the Chll dren'a Crusade of the Twelfth Cen tury, Will Be Given Each Day. Famous 8peakera Have Agreed to Attend Celebration at Columbus, June 20 to July 13. In addition to the religious features of the Methodist Centenary celebra tion, which opens in Columbus, O on June 20, every effort is being made to popularize the daily programs and to make them attractive to the varied tastes of all visitors, according to Alonzo E. Wilson, director of the de partment of special days. The Rainbow Division band and a famous Jackie band will furnish music daily, and well known Chautauqua entertainers have contracted to be here with lively programs of singing and instrumental music. For lovers of classical and sacred music, the Coliseum at the exposition grounds will be a Mecca. Daily recitals by Professor William J. Kraft of Colum bia University, at the 150,000 organ; a symphony orchestra, famous sing ers, a chorus of 1,000 voices and the trombone choir of 100 pieces will be featured there. Pageants, life plays, motion pic tures and educational lectures will fill the mornings, afternoons and evenings. "It is our aim to , provide entertainment for everybody every minute of the day." says Mr. Wilson. That the celebration U not for grownups alone is proved by the ex tensive preparations being made for the children who come, in addition to playgrounds, well equipped and at tended, there will be elephants, cam els and burros to ride, and a Wild West show every day. A huge pageant representing the Children's Crusade of the twelfth century will be pre sented dally by 600 children, accom panied by a children's chorus of Mo voices. Among the famous men of the am try who have agreed definitely ta be here for the Centenary celebration are ex-President William H. Taft Major General Leonard Wood, Secre tary Josephus Daniels, William Jen nings Bryan, Lieutenant Colonel The odore Roosevelt, Governor Henry J Allen, Franklin K. Lane, secretary of the .Interior; John Barrett, director general of the Pan-American Union Henry P. Fletcher, United States am', bassador to Mexico; El Sr. Dr. Lie Bonilla, Mexican ambassador at Washington, and Chaplain Tiplady of the British army. These mo. speak in the Coliseum during the How About You? The past year has seen a general tightening of automobile law en forcement all over the country. The days when people could drive a motor about as they wanted to are passing. Completely to enforce the regula tions would take a police force about equal to the number of motors owned. The speeder learns to keep a wary eye out for the cop when he passes through towu centers, but he lets out his machine in the custom ary way when there is no officer visible. Occasionally motorists get sum moned into court for small technical violations that amount to nothing. But in the main the large number who are being made to pay small fines do not really get their full de serts. Many of them need to be assessed much more than any court is likely to give them. Many could be con trolled only by refusing . them the right to drive a machine. . While a confirmed speeder is not much deterred by a little floe, it does have a wholesome effect on the average driver. To be summon ed into court is a nnisAnpa. nnrl " h I looks at the experience with mis- Why We Handle United States Tires Because they're good tires. Because we KNOW they're good tires. 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The man who is occasionally fined will probably be led thereby to take precautions that will save him a very serious disast er later. Lieut. Gov. Wallace Crossley, former Federal Fuel Administrator for Missouri, states that from the great quantity of mail be is receiv ing from wholesale and retail deal ers in fuel that it is not known that there is no longer Federal supervis ion for fuel in this or other States, and conditions now are as they were before war times. Gov Cross ley urges, however, that owing to the fact that fuel conditions still are unsettled consumers should buy their winter supply of fuel as early as possible. . NOTICE All parties who bought nursery stock from Mr. McAtee and have had any loss may have same re placed free of charge. Save your tags. Chase Nursery Co. The Missouri Cash Book is print ing from time to time the records of an ancient church known as Old BetheL In the last installment, be ginning in January, 1815. it appears that that Henry Poe joined the church one week, was "labored with" for getting drunk the next week, and excluded from tne fold the next because of his unrepentant alcoholism. . Shortly after Henry's disgraceful downfall John Dauety and Washington Abernathie got in to a dispute about money matters. They took their quarrel to church and Washington was ordered to pay John $8375 At a meeting held in November Sister Hannah Edwards was permitted to wear gold earrings for the benefit of her eyes. Three years later Brother Simon Poe who was addmitted to the church at the same time the bibulous Henry joined, preferred charges against himself for drinking too much. He was labored with and forgiven. But the big scandal was the case of Brother Ebeneezer Hubble, who married again after his wife ran away with another man. Brother Abraham Randol charged that the runaway wife was not dead as claimed by Brother Ebeneezer. How it all came out the record thus far does not dis close. Trenton, it is said, is getting a shade out of patience with the boot legging industry that appears to be in a rather flourishing condition in that city and will take steps to mak e it slightly uncomfortable for the Tenders of pint flasks of the contra band order. The People Pay Four hundred and forty million dollars is the deficit facing the gov ernment for the operation of the railroad for the past year. The cost of rail transportation before the war was six hundred eighty million dol lars per year. The increase in pas senger rates broubgt an additional hundred million dollars of revenue but the present annual cost of run ning the railroads by the govern ment is now twelve hundred and twenty million dollars and for about the same amount of transpor tation and much poorer service. This enormous deficit comes from the pockets of the people from the public treasury. This is the price the people are paying for the gov ernment ownership experiment. Mrs. Minnie Talbot, the first woman sheriff Lafayette county has. ever bad was sworn into office Monday when the circuit court met with Judge Davis in Lexington. Her appointment from Governor Gard ner arrived Friday and her bond was approved by the court Monday. It is just a little over a month since her husband. Joseph Talbot, and two of bis deputies were murdered in the performance of their duties. At a recent pie supper in a Put nam county rural school district pies sold for more than five dollars each and one cake brought into the school treasury the neat sum of $1081. The people of that school district evidently believe in war prices, especially when the proceeds and profits go to the benefit of the young and rising generation of the public schools.