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Hillary Challenges Antarctic Peaks [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 29 March 1909
Hillary Challenges Antarctic Peaks (Editor’s Note-Sir Edmund Hillary, who climbed Mt. Everest May29, 1953, helped explore Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year of 1957-58. He came away hoping one day to tackle the great unclimbed mountains of the polar continent. Now he has accomplished that ambition. His own story of the adventure follows.) By Sir Edmund Hillary The Antarctic continent is the world’s last great reservoir of unclimbed mountains. From isolated peaks on the polar ice cap to the highest summit, Vinson Massif (16,860 feet), each mountain has its particular beauty and its own personality. In shape, they are frequently squat and massive rather than steep and slender. Their defenses are inaccessibility, intense cold and rings of deep crevasses. But on the northwest shore of the Ross Sea, 2,000 miles south of New Zealand, is the Admiralty Range, a different type of Antarctic mountain. Here can be found a hoard of sharp summits, tumbling icefalls, ice-fluted f...
Thomas Mcafee [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 29 March 1909
Thomas McAfee Introspective, gentle-spoken, Thomas McAfee is a poet who touches all subjects with a tender cynicism and a wit equaled by few. McAfee, 39, who hails from Alabama, has been in Columbia for several years. He teaches in the University English Department and the School of Journalism. On weekends weekend he writes. His poems tell of love, death, his past. He lie gently derides a multitude of small things that make up life. At times harsh, at times whimsical, his poems are interwoven with a soft insistent melancholy, perhaps a part of the gloomy disillusionment that is the heritage of many Southern writers. The most recent of his two books, “I’ll Be Home Late Tonight,” has been given wide-spread wide acclaim. PHOTOGRAPHED AND PRODUCED BY SHARON THOMAS I Would Have the Mind… There are many wanderings the mind takes, subtle and leaf-shadowed paths, blocked with sudden things impossible to define: a branch that rakes the face of the mind as it goes those paths. I would not cha...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 29 March 1909
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untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
NEARLY 60 YEARS AGO: Big Story in Columbia and Boone County Oct. 20, 1908, as it appeared in the Vol. 1, No. 27, University Missourian, was the robbery in Ashland, and the fire which followed, destroying much of the business section. But this and “an auto break down” did not prevent Sen. William Stone from appearing on the scene to predict the rebuilding of “a new Ashland”-better than before.
Stone Speaks in Fire-Swept Town [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
Stone speaks in fire-swept town Senator Talks from Top of Old Stove Behind the School House. Auto Breaks on way here At Airdome in Columbia He Says Folk Should Have Waited ""of course you can teach journalism"" says Stone. At the close of senator Stone's address at the Airdome last night a reporter for the University Missourian asked him his opinion of the School of Journalism at the University. ""I think it's a line thing,"" he said. ""Of course you can teach journalism. There is a very broad field for a school training for journalism. If the intention is to teach ""yellow journalism"", I would advise that the School be abolished, for the standard of ethics in journalism should be very high. "". Despite the fact that the town of Ashland burned Sunday morning, the citizens of the community were out to hear Senator William J. Stone, who spoke...
Billek to Appeal to Roosevelt [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
Billek to appeal to Roosevelt By United press. Chicago, Ill. Oct. 20. - Friends of Herman Billek the condemned murderer, announced today that they intend to appeal to President Roosevelt to save his life. Father O'Callaghan, the priest who befriended Billek, intends to seek a pardon from Gov. Deneen, and if this fails he will petition President Roosevelt.
Fine Weather for Football Eleven is next on the Cards [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
Fine weather for football eleven is next on the cards showers and cooler is the pleasant message in offcial forecast here. Straw ballots show which way the wind blows -- it's lucky today that straw hats have been laid aside. Fine football weather is promised next. The official forecast: ""Tonight and Wednesday showers and cooler"" The minimum temperature was 60 degrees at 2 am. m. and the maximan 78 at 2 p. m. The rainfall for the last twenty-four hours was 0.02 inch.
Sir Gilzean Read Praises Missourian [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
SIR GILZEAN READ PRAISES MISSOURIAN Head of British Journalists Commends Work of School Here. Sir Hugh Gilzean-Read, first president of the British Institute of Journalists, writes to the Department of Journalism: “I have just received a copy of the University Missourian and perused it from beginning to end. Let me as an old journalistic hand say that it is a highly creditable production, in type, style, matter and spirit, thoroughly up-to-date. “It cannot fail to be successful. It will show the University doings, voice its aspirations and make known its needs, all this, with a bird’s-eye view of the wider world, while in training for journalism it will indeed make, indeed has made, a varied and very interesting newspaper.”
President Wants Four Battleships a Year [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
PRESIDENT WANTS FOUR BATTLESHIPS A YEAR May Ask Next Congress for Six-Two Not Enough. By United Press. WASHINGTON. D. C.. Oct. 20. President Roosevelt has been telling visitors to the White House that he intends to renew his fight in the coming Congress for an increase in the Navy, of four battleships a year. He also intends to fight more cruisers and torpedo boats. He believes that the two battleships a year, ordered by the last congress, is insufficient. The Navy board is backing President Roosevelt in his agitation for a larger Navy. The President in his annual message will certainly ask for four battleships a year, and possibly six. Senator Beveridge will lead the fight in the Senate and Congressman Hobson in the lower house.
Seniors to Play 'Sophs' [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
SENIORS TO PLAY “SOPHS” Second Inter-Class Game Takes Place This Afternoon. The second game of the Class Team series will be played this afternoon by the Seniors and Sophomores. The Seniors now have a full team and it includes some former Varsity players, among whom are Roberts and Axline, were on last year’s team. To date only two Juniors have reported their class team. If the Juniors continue in their indifference towards class football it is possible that there won’t be a class game.
To Teach Aeronautics [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 13 April 1909
TO TEACH AERONAUTICS Course in Columbia University begins with One Student. NEW YORK, Oct. 20. Not the least significant of the developments in aeronautics is the announcement today that a course in the new science of navigating the air was a recent addition to the curriculum of Columbia University. The start was made with a single student, Grover Cleveland Loening who received his A. B. from Columbia last June.