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J. B. Powell in Q. E. B. H [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
J. B. Powell in Q E B H Honor for the President of Students in School of Journalism. J. B. Powell, president of the students in the School of Journalism, has been elected a member of the Q E B H, the honorary secret society of the senior class, for next year. He takes the place of Fred H. Bernet, one of the ten men chosen to compose next year's chapter. It was found after the first election that Bernet will be graduated this year. Mr. Powell's home is in Quincey, Ill. He is a junior. The new members will be initiated tonight.
Williams Sinfonia Officer [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
WILLIAMS, SINFONIA OFFICER M. U. Alumnus of Kansas City is Secretary of the Fraternity. Harold S. Williams, an attorney in Kansas City, was re-elected secretary at the ninth annual convention of the Sinfonia fraternity, held in Syracuse, N. Y., last week. This is a Greek letter fraternity formed in 1898 for the advancement of music in America. The only chapter west of the Mississippi river is in the University of Missouri. Mr. Williams is an alumnus of the university.
Million People in St. Louis by 1920 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
Million People in St. Louis by 1920 That is the prediction of Dr. Charles A. Ellwood in sociology class. Future of their cities Kansas City will reach mark by 1950, St. Joseph by 2000. “It is highly probable that by the end of the twentieth century between twelve and twenty cities will have a population of more than 1,000,000,000 each,” said Dr. C. A. Ellwood, professor of sociology, in his lecture to the class in elementary sociology in the University of Missouri this morning. “Probably three of these cities will be in the state of Missouri”, continued Dr. Ellwood. “Certainly St. Louis will reach the million mark before 1920, Kansas City before the middle of the century and St. Joseph by the end of the century. “All the states of all civilized counties show that the population is becoming rapidly urbanized. More than 75 percent of the population of England live under urban conditions. The same is true of several of our states-Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and New Jersey for...
New Time Table next Monday [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
New Time Table Next Monday A delay in putting the new Wabash Schedule in effect. M. D. Bell, agent for the Wabash railroad in Columbia, says that the revised train schedules will go into effect May 9. He expects to receive copies of the new time table tomorrow. The change which was to have been made April 15, will add a new train between here and Centralia. Connection will be made with a Wabash Union Pacific train from St. Louis to the Pacific coast.
Hamilton May Coach K. U. [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
HAMILTON MAY COACH K. U. But the Salary must be increased, Kansas City Man Says. W. O. Hamilton, coach of the Kansas City Central High School Track team, has been offered the position of coach of the University of Kansas track and basketball teams. Mr. Hamilton said while here Saturday that unless the salary offered him was increased he would not accept. “The meet here was very successful,” he said. “However, if the St. Louis schools are not entered next year, I doubt whether the Kansas City schools will participate. There is no need for us to come 150 miles to meet schools in a radius of ninety miles of Kansas City.”
Milk Sold Here is up to Standard [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
MILK SOLD HERE IS UP TO STANDARD Tests Show That Columbia Product Is Free From Formaldehyde. PLENTY OF BUTTER FAT Samples From Other Dairies Will Be Examined in a Few Days. From a test just completed it appears that most of the Columbia dairymen, at least, are selling milk that is up to the standard in butter fat and free from formaldehyde. Milk taken from wagons of four dairies that deliver on the south side of Broadway was examined by A. H. Douglass, deputy dairy and food commissioner. The results were given out this morning by F. L. Austin, secretary to the commissioner. The milk examined was that sold by the White Eagle Dairy company, D. D. Moss and son, S. B. Barnes and D. H. Sandifer. The standard percentage of butter fat is 3.25. The samples examined varied in butter fat from 3.2 to 4.8 percent. Samples of cream sold by the Jersey Dairy and the White Eagle Dairy company were above the standard in butter fat, which is 14 percent. Milk and cream sold by other dairymen will be e...
Club to Have Jewish Night [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
CLUB TO HAVE JEWISH NIGHT Cosmopolitan Will Give Program Friday Night. The Cosmopolitan club of the University of Missouri will have two open meetings this month. The Jewish members will give an entertainment Friday night in the women’s parlors of Academic hall. On May 18, the anniversary of the meeting of the first International Congress, the club will have exercises appropriate to the occasion. Max Ravitch will have charge of the Jewish night.
This Girl Would be Dentist [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
This girl would be dentist Another in home economics class prefers life of political boss. “It is my ambition to be a dentist,” said a girl in the Home Economics class of the University of Missouri, in reply to the question by Dr. Edna D. Day as to what was her aim in life. “I want to be a political boss,” replied a delicate-faced little girl with curly hair. Another girl has law aspirations. Other aims were: opera singer, author, actress, missionary, painter, musician, physician, home maker, teacher, social leader, club worker, to be wealthy and to travel. “These I classify,” said Miss Day, “as self-culture, social service and to have a good time.”
No Action on M. U [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
NO ACTION ON M. U. Report of the Investigating Committee Not Considered in House. Jefferson City, May 3. The house of representatives Friday afternoon filed for consideration the report of the special committee, Auerswald, Hensley and Hardesty, appointed to investigate the expenditures of the University. The house declined to adopt the report and its filing was to be construed as not in any way endorsing it. The report recommends changes in the disposition of University moneys, that the last two years in medicine be wholly clinical instruction, that the “Co-op” store be moved from the campus, that the curators meet oftener, and that accounts of the various departments be kept separately. Of the School of Journalism it says that in the opinion of the committee the money used for its maintenance could be put to more useful purpose in other departments. The report praises the work of the College of Agriculture and the administration of President Hill.
Debating and Essay Contests [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
DEBATING AND ESSAY CONTESTS Miss Emily Wyatt of St. Joseph and Otis Grant of Manual Won. Miss Emily Wyatt, of St. Joseph, won first prize in the fourth annual inter-high school essay contest in the University of Missouri auditorium Saturday night. Miss Vera Asher, of Clinton, was a close second and received honorable mention. The prize for first place was a $125 scholarship in the university. Otis Grant, representing Kansas City Manual, won the debating contest. He receives a scholarship. The question was: “Resolved, that all elective state, country, district and municipal officers should be nominated by direct primaries held under state regulation.” Grant had the negative. The auditorium was well filled. While the judges of the debating contest were making their decision, the medals and prizes for the field events of the afternoon were presented to the winners. A number of musical numbers were given. Dr. Isidor Loeb presented the prizes. OTIS GRANT Kansas City Manual High School.
State Geologist at Rolla [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
STATE GEOLOGIST AT ROLLA Students Hear Addresses by H. A. Buehler and J. S. Bronson. H. A. Buehler, state geologist, addressed the senior students at the School of Mines at Rolla Thursday afternoon on “Estimation of Ore in Mines.” Mr. Buehler told of the practice in the Southeast Missouri lead district. J. S. Bronson of the Ransome Concrete Machinery company of St. Louis, addressed the junior and senior classes on “The Mixing and Handling of Concrete,” last Monday afternoon.
Two Track Teams Tie in Class B [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 22 October 1908
TWO TRACK TEAMS TIE IN CLASS B. In Saturday’s Meet Webster Groves and Bonne Terre Divided Honors. DELAY IN THE SCORING Manual of Kansas City Won in Class A by Three Points. Class A: Kansas City Manual, 45. Kansas City Central, 42. Class B: Webster Groves, 20. Bonne Terre, 20. By three points the Manual Training High School of Kansas City won in Class A of the interscholastic track meet Saturday afternoon. Central high school of Kansas City was second with 42 points. In Class B, it was decided by officials of the meet several hours after the events were over, that the Webster Groves and Bonne Terre teams were tied for first place with twenty points each. At 7 o’clock Saturday night T. W. Burckhalter, official scorer, announced that Webster Groves had won by 1-2 point. By the time the medals were awarded in the University auditorium this decision was changed and from the stage of the auditorium it was said that the score was a tie and that a banner would be awarded to each school. The...