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Page 1 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
SS' SSEEPPTEMBER 14 1908 in 1 Vol 1 y of tk rs w r sece below wwas aacartoson the 7 v first ffrroonntt pagngee Is rreepprroodduecceed from daaepbioctuiiinniidgd volume r tthhee- this newspaper That tWo atlhteer lWateillCCiahhmaasrrleTshe vyooolftumz feeirisstngorrwaaduoawtenedof by t latsil Vi oUwo T ii. ibMmyyemberrri of the nearly yoeladr School t f n j J VOLUME 11 0 o 0 CIOBLUIMABIA MISSOURI MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14 1908 NUMBER 11 TWO SUITS KEEP PLAYHOUSEE nDAAR Litigation Over the Columbia Tfheeaatteerr on Account of Ittss Indebtedness JOINT MANAGERS IINN L SFFiresitarSsesaosontn Was Prosperouuss bDuitsagreement Caused Legal AActions TTIhlee Columbia Theater iins in litigationn bbeettwweeeenn the owners and Sheriff RRRoootthth- h-whwweellleil hblsalts the keys AAsesaI result the Broadway playhouse will be dark tffohor tehre opening of tthhee theatrical season and will remain dark at least until it is acid by tJihea8 sheriff at tthhee eOtcctohbeerr term of the circuit court iinn satis...
Date [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
September 14, 1908 in Vol. 1, No. 1 of the University of Missourian, (see below) was a cartoon depicting the birth of this newspaper. That first front page is reproduced from a bound volume of the Missourian presentaed to the late Charles Arnold, first graduate of the School of Jaurnalism, by Dean Walter Williams. This volume is now owned by Maurice Votaw, a staff member of the early 60-year old school. Missourian Volume 1, columbia, missouri, Monday, September 14, 1908. Number 1
Two Suits Keep Playhouse Dark [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
Two suits keep playhouse dark Litigation over the Columbia Theater on account of its indebtedness Joint managers in quarrel First season was prosperous, but disagreement caused legal actions. The Columbia Theater is in litigation between the owners and Sheriff Rothwell has the keys. As a result, the Broadway playhouse will be dark for the opening of the theatrical season and will remain dark at least until it is sold by the sheriff at the October term of the circuit court in satisfaction of indebtedness against the company. The theater is owned by the Garth Stone Theater Co., of which J. W. Stone is president and W. W. Garth Jr., secretary. Disagreement between the two as to the management of the house resulted in the filing last May, of two suits on notes held against the company. One suit, brought in the name of Mrs. Elvira H. Stone, wife of J. W. Stone, is against the theater company for judgment on notes of $3,750 and $5,000. The first note, dated April 22, 1907, is payable to M...
Jailer Tyson Bewails "Dry" Era More than Tainted Meat Charge [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
Jailer Tyson bewails "Dry" era more than tainted meat charge It is trouble enough to have lost more than half his prisoners, he sadly declares. Hear now the wail of A. D. Tyson, keeper of the city jail. For "Uncle Mike", as he is known to the habitués of the City Hall, is being "investigated". Hard hit by the era of prohibition in Columbia, which has cut down his daily boarders by one-half, "Uncle Mile" feels that he has had his share of trouble. The result of the inquiry into "Uncle Mike’s” conduct of the city jail will become known the meeting of the City Council tomorrow evening, when a report is expected from the investigating committee, composed of Councilmen McDonnell, Spencer and Levy. The inquiry was prompted by a petition to the Council at the last regular meeting from twenty former prisoners in the jail, who protested that while they were in the car of "Uncle Mike" they were ...
Newspaper Poetry in Turkey at Last! [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
NEW PAPER POETRY in Turkey AT LAST! Until Recently Sultan Feared Treason Might Lurk in “Hidden Meaning.” Whether the new Constitution in Turkey is entirely a blessing may become a matter of dispute when it is seen that, until it was granted, newspaper poetry was banned. The Sultan feared it have might a “hidden meaning,” and be treason. The situation in Turkey became apparent through the answer to a letter from the Department of Journalism to Edward H. Osmun, consul general at Constantinople, asking for a history of journalism there. The answer follows: “I know of no history of the journalism of Turkey. I imagine that it has no history. Until a week ago, when the Constitution was granted, the press was most strictly censored, and one could not make the statement that H. I. Majesty the Sultan was ill nor criticize any policy of the government. The Constitution provides for the freedom of the press, and in the exuberance of their recent liberty many of the leading Turkish journals hav...
Man Sees through Eye of a Rabbit [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
MAN SEES THROUGH EYE OF A RABBIT Remarkable Feat in Grafting is Successful in New York. By United Press. NEW YORK, Sept. 14 Dr. Henry R. Leaser last May grafted the cornea of a rabbit's eye to the eye of a blind man. Yesterday the bandages were removed from the eye and it was found that the patient's sight had been completely restored. Both physicians and patient were astonished at the discovery. For a moment the man could not realize the change that had taken place. He called for a newspaper and read from the print without difficulty. Then he gave way to joy and wept hysterically. The name of the patient was withheld He is said to be a prominent broker, who had been blind several years.
Two Dead, Forty Hurt in Wreck [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
TWO DEAD, FORTY HURT IN WRECK Theater and Excursion Train Collide on Lake Shore Road ONE COACH PARTLY TELESCOPED Smoke From Wisconsin Fires Caused Signal to be Disregarded By United Press. CHESTERTON, IND., Sep.t 14. Two persons were killed and forty injured near here early this morning when a Lake Shore excursion train collided with another in a fog. Three of the injured are expected to die. The dead: Mrs. Fannie Maycox, Chicago. Unidentified Man. Most seriously injured: Three Unidentified women, probably fatally. William Spring, arm broken internal injuries. Walter Roer, leg broken. Mrs. Catherine Gill, hip broken, internal injuries. Paul Miller, internal injuries. Mrs. Paul Miller, both legs broken. Samuel Satamfield, probably fatally hurt. All are from Indianapolis, except Satamfield, whose home is in Pennsylvania. Coach is Telescoped. The excursion train had just stopped when the other, carrying a theatrical company, crashed into the rear end. The last coach was partly telescop...
Says Leap Year Caused Suit for Failure to Wed [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
SAYS LEAP YEAR CAUSED SUIT FOR FAILURE TO WED Mrs. Catherine Clemens Was One to Propose, Declares Eisele, Not He-Bliss of Honeymoon Disturbed. PRESENT BRIDE ALSO POPPED QUESTION TO AGED FARMER Two Marital Ventures Made Him Wary, and He Chose at Leisure. Max Eisele’s trouble, as he explains it, is that he received two leap year proposals of marriage within a month. He could accept but one; and Mrs. Katherine Clemens, of Mexico, who was author of the other, is suing him for $5,000 damages, charging breach of promise. Eisele is a substantial farmer three miles northeast of Centralia, just across the line in Audrain county, where he has 240 opulent acres. He is 58 years old, with iron gray hair and beard, a barrel chest and massive shoulders-as thickset and sturdy as one of the black oaks of his Fatherland. Mrs. Mattie Waddington, who became Eisele’s third bride June 14 last, is the mother of a grown son, while Eisele has three sons, the youngest 19. Both his other wives are dead. This ...
Local News [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
Both suits were filed the same name day. An execution for the sale has been delivered by Circuit Clerk Boggs to the sheriff, who will hold an auction of the property from the courthouse steps on day to be determined. The theater was opened last season for the first time, with W. W. Garth, Jr., as manager. It is valued by the owners at $30,000. In the formation of the company, Mr. Stone valued the lot on which the building was erected at an amount equal to that to be raised by Garth. The theater booked a fair line of attractions, which played to good houses throughout the season. The profits were devoted to paying off the indebtedness. Managers Disagreed. “Mr. Stone and I couldn’t agree as to the management of the house,” said Garth today. “We made a profit on the investment-Columbia is a good show town-but I wouldn’t care to say how much. I got no salary for acting as manager. Mr. Stone wanted his son, Dozier, to share in the management and I wouldn’t agree to it.” Stone denied that...
Keeps Eye on Fertilizers [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
Keeps Eye on Fertilizers. H. D. Hughes of the department of agronomy departed Sunday night for the northeastern part of Missouri to collect samples of fertilizers from dealers in that part of the State. The fertilizer must show a certain standard in nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash. The publicity the Experiment Station gives those fertilizers which fail to fill the legal requirements prevents the unscrupulous dealers from doing much business.
Real Estate Business Lures "Prince" Salem from Revolution Plan [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
REAL ESTATE BUSINESS LURES "PRINCE" SALEM FROM REVOLUTION PLAN Young Egyptian, a Former Student Here Abandons His Warlike Ambition "Prince" George J. Salem, who said when he entered the University of Missouri five years ago, that he intended to return to his native land of Egypt and head a revolution against the British, is now a naturalized citizen of the United States. Instead of leading a brigade up to the cannon's mouth, Salem is now peaceably engaged in business with the Reed-Allen Realty Co., of Chicago. He has written his thanks to Dr. R. H. Jesse, former president of the University, for helping him get final naturalization papers. Dr. Jesse signed a deposition attesting that Salem had been in this country the required five years. “Prince” Salem came to the University to study agriculture. He remained in school three years, making a good record in his classes. Distant relationship to a member of a royal family of Egypt won him his title, by...
Formal Inauguration of Dr. Hill Dec. 10, 11 [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 30 October 1908
FORMAL INAUGURATION OF DR. HILL DEC. 10, 11 Date During Meeting of Board of Curators Tentatively Selected. Dr. Albert Ross Hill probably will be formally as president of the University of Missouri Dec. 10 and 11. This time has been tentatively elected partly because it falls at the time set for a semi-annual meeting of the Board of Curators. The board appointed the committee of deans to take charge of the arrangements for the occasion. The Committee on Public Exercise will perfect the details. Dr. Hill became president July 1, succeeding Dr. R. H. Jesse. He was formerly dean of the Teachers College.