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More Chaplains Needed in Navy [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 24 September 1908
MORE CHAPLAINS NEEDED IN NAVY Only Twenty-Four Are Now Allotted to 33,000 Men in Service. NO INCREASE IN 67 YEARS Seamen’s Friend Society is at Head of Reform Movement. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.A movement to procure a more adequate staff of chaplains for the navy has been started. To the new Administration and Congress this demand will be presented by the American Seamen’s Friend Society, which has been pressing action to place the American Navy on an equal footing with that of every other nation in this respect for several years. Scores of other national, religious, civic and philanthropic organizations can be counted upon to join them in vigorous efforts to this end, officers of the society declared. The leaders in this movement believe that more than the usual attention will be paid in the new year to this matter of providing American tars with religious service in life as well as at death. They declare that the records show that one single chaplain has been added to the naval service...
Would Keep out Japanese [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 24 September 1908
Would Keep Out Japanese. By United Press. San Francisco. Jan. 22. Many advocates of the anti-Japanese bills, heretofore silent, rushed into print today to arouse the people of California in favor of the bills. The Asiatic Exclusion League sent a fiery letter to Gov. Gillette, urging him to pay no need to the President and to permit no Federal interference in behalf of the Japanese.
Navy is putting out a special call for chaplains [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 24 September 1908
The Navy is putting out a special call for chaplains, with only 24 in that branch of the armed services now; a New York newspaper committee is fighting for “a clean press;” and the subscription to the University Missourian is $2 for the school term, $1.25 for a semester…these were some of the things which made The Missourian’s back page 60 years ago. Scan the old ads for more interesting tidbits from this January 22, 1909 Missourian. Tuesday 9 a.m. Bills and Notes Private Corporations 2 p. m. Real Property II. Evidence Wednesday 9 a. m. Contracts 2 p. m. Extraordinary Legal Remedies Common Law Pleading Thursday 9 a. m. Sales 2 p. m. Criminal Law Friday 9 a. m. Real Property I. 2 p. m. Equity II. and III. Saturday 9 a. m. Quasi-Contracts 2 p. m. Constitutional Law. I. C. Adams, Jeweler A written guarantee on All Watch Repairing Peck Drug Company A. M. Baird Attorney at Law Office-Exchange National Bank building For Facial Massage, Scalp Treatments, Manicuring, Shampooing, Electrical ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
Fifty-nine years ago in the May 21, 1909 issue of the University Missourian, Columbians read that a fast driving student was charged $40 and Columbia grocers didn't fare too well in the State Food Commissioner's inspection and Tigers trounced the Jayhawkers 11 to 2 in a baseball game.
Columbia Grocers Almost 'Flunked' Poor Grades Made in Test Given by State Food Commissioner [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
Columbia Grocers Almost 'Flunked' Poor Grades Made in Test Given by State Food Commissioner. LACK OF CLEANLINESS But Owners of Stores Say Conditions Will Be Improved at Once. Some of the grocery stores of Columbia almost flunked in the inspection made by the state food and drug commissioner recently. In the matter of cleanliness the stores made less than half of a perfect standard. From other standpoints the stores average a little more than half of a perfect grade. One store shows a good mark-but only one. F. L. Austin, secretary to the state food and drug commissioner, and A. H. Douglass, deputy commissioner and an analyst in this district, completed a grading inspection yesterday of the grocery stores of Columbia. They grade on a basis of 100, allowing ten for a perfect feet score in each of ten points. Their cards show this average score of the stores on those ten points: Ventilation and light, 6.4 points; floors, walls, fixtures (from the standpoint of sanitation), 4.5 points. ...
Alumni Luncheon, June [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
ALUMNI LUNCHEON, JUNE 2 Dr. Eliot and Governor Hadley Will Be Among the Speakers. Dr. Charles W. Eliot, former president of Harvard University, and Governor Herbert S. Hadley of Missouri will be among the speakers at the annual alumni luncheon to be held at Rothwell gymnasium immediately after the commencement exercises at the University of Missouri, June 2. W. F. Woodruff, secretary of the alumni association, has sent notices to this effect to all the alumni of the University, asking that those who desire to attend notify him in advance. Tickets to the luncheon may be procured at the office of the alumni association in Academic hall Monday and Tuesday of commencement week. Seats at the commencement exercises, when Dr. Eliot will deliver an address, will be reserved for those alumni who notify Mr. Woodruff of their intention to attend.
A Course in Book-Selling [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
A COURSE IN BOOK-SELLING Students Are Rehearsing for Summer Campaign in Kansas. Training classes in book selling have been started at the University of Missouri by students planning to sell a popular book this summer. The prospective book peddlers are divided into squads and rehearsals are held two or three times a week in the room of Lester R. Ford, 509 South Sixth street. The details of book selling are carefully worked out from the moment the agent knocks at the door until he has advanced his strongest argument and “landed” the purchaser. When the course is finished the students will “strike” for Kansas, the Mecca of book sellers.
Program for Commencement [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
PROGRAM FOR FOP COMMENCEMENT I Exercises Will Begin Friday and Close Wednesday June 2 z The official program of commence commence- commencement commencement ment week at the University Uni of offis Mis fis Missouri is as follows Friday May 28 8 p. p m m. Tau Beta Pi banquet 9 p. p m. m Alpha Zeta ban ban- banquet banquet Phi Delta Phi banquet Saturday May 29 8 p. p m rn Senior play play- Sunday 30 11 a. a m m. Baccalaureate Baccalaureate reate sermon the Rev Dr Alexander
Local News [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
This is the last issue of the Uni University THIS I Missourian Mi until com corn commencement commencement week Papers con can containing taming accounts of the commence commence- commencement commencement ment exercises M will win be published May 31 June 1 I and June 2 Lewis pastor of the First Congregational Congregational church Kansas City Monday May 31 10 a. a m. m Class day exercises 8 30 p. p m. m Senior ball Rothwell gymnasium Tuesday June 1 2 p. p p m. m Business meeting of the Alumni Association p p. m. m Phi Beta Kappa banquet Wednesday Y June 2 10 a. a m. m Com Com- Commencement Commencement Commencement exercises Conferring of de de- degrees degrees de- de degrees grees grees and address Phi Beta Kappa ora ore oration oration tion for 1909 1009 by Dr Charles William Eliot Exercises of the of the class of 1859 1130 11 30 a. a m. m Alumni luncheon p. p m. m Reception by the President President dent and Mrs Hill to the alumni the graduating class and the guests of the Uni...
Professors in "" Sons of Rest"" [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
PROFESSORS IN “SONS OF REST” “Hoboes” Present Diplomas to Five Faculty Men. The chief “hoboes” in charge of the “Hobo Convention” at the University of Missouri May 8, have presented Professors L. M. Defoe, M. S. Wildman, W. G. Bek, J. J. Steffens and J. A. Gibson, with embossed diplomas, which signify that the holders belong to the “Sons of Rest Fraternity.” The certificates were given to the professors after they had been unanimously voted the most deserving of this honor by the student “hoboes” who attended the convention. They were presented with appropriate speech by G. Sam Scott, a junior in the College of Arts and Science. Diplomas were also presented to P. B. Venable and R. W. Jones in consideration of their assistance in the “hobo” stunt.
Slope Adorned with Ferns [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
SLOPE ADORNED WITH FERNS Students Find Many on Hinkson Creek This Spring. Athletes who go to Hinkson creek for a swim, members of fishing parties and others have found many fine ferns this spring on the northern slopes of the Hinkson valley. There are great quantities of maiden hair, and the small species, while in places the Boston fern can be found. The damp weather has caused these plants to grow until they surpass many now found in the florists’ shops. The “Jack in the Pulpit” has started to bloom also and from the number of blossoms on the wild blackberry bushes the woods will be abundant with berries this summer.
Lights out at "" Exam"" Time [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 12 October 1908
LIGHTS OUT AT “EXAM” TIME Tree Limb Breaks a Wire While Students Are “Boning.” While the students living in a boarding house at 907 Lowry street were “boning for exams” last night, a large decayed limb fell from a tree in the yard and broke the electric light wire leading into the house. The house was in darkness for an hour. Finally one of the students spliced the broken wire and study was resumed.