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His Playing Won Favor at Concert [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
HIS PLAYING WON FAVOR AT CONCERT L. O. MUENCH. CURTIS B. ROLLINS IS NEW CURATOR Gov. Hadley Names Columbia Man as Successor to G. B. Dorsey. Gov. Hadley has announced the appointment of Curtis Burnam Rollins of Columbia as curator of the University of Missouri, to succeed George B. Dorsey of Columbia. Mr. Dorsey had been named by Gov. Folk to succeed Walter Williams, resigned. Under Gov. Hadley’s appointment Mr. Rollins’ term expires Jan. 1, 1911. Mr. Rollins has agreed to accept the appointment. Mr. Rollins, a son of the late Major James S. Rollins, the “father of the University,” is of a distinguished family, the history of which is intimately interwoven with the history of the University, of the town of Columbia and the state of Missouri. He was graduated from the University, receiving the degree of A. B. in 1874 and of LL. B. in 1876. He is intelligently interested in education and has taken honorable and useful part in public affairs. His large knowledge of the University, Disi...
Students Too Eager for a Vacation Trip [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
STUDENTS TOO EAGER FOR A VACATION TRIP Faculty Has Placed Several Hundred on Probation. Several hundred students in the University of Missouri have been put on probation by the University authorities because they went home Christmas before school was dismissed for the holidays. The action also applies to all students who returned to school after the session had begun. All who are on probation have been informed that one more unexplained absence will be sufficient grounds for the suspension of the student from the University. The action on the part of the faculty was taken to discourage the practice of students going home before the holidays are announced officially by the President of the University.
Easy for the Groundhog [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
Easy for the groundhog “Fair tomorrow; moderate temperature," the forecast for this vicinity. This is groundhog day and the animal certainly had no difficulty in seeing his shadow. The weather forecast for today follows: "Fair tomorrow; temperature moderate." The temperatures: 7 a. m., 24. 8 a. m., 29. 9 a. m., 35. 10 a. m., 40. 11 a. m., 43. 12 (noon) 45. 1 p. m., 47. 2 p. m., 48.
"Glee Club Music is Not Esthetic" [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
“GLEE CLUB MUSIC IS NOT ESTHETIC” College Misses Shouldn't Hear it, Says T. Carl Whitmer. DISLIKES “MIXED” PROGRAMS But He Had No Objection to This Year's Concert in Particular. T. Carl Whitmer, director of the School of Music at Stephens College, says that Glee Club music is not up to the classical standard and therefore college girls should not be encouraged to hear it. The young women of Stephens College were not present at the convert given by the University of Missouri Glee Club last Saturday evening. It has never been the custom for the students Stephens College to attend Glee Club concerts, so the report that there was an objection to this particular concert is denied by Mr. Whitmer. “In fact,” he said, “I have not seen the program for this year.” “Most of the colleges for women in Missouri are united on the subject of good music, a subject with them most vitally educational,” Mr. Whitmer added. “There is no existent feeling of antagonism to any who think it advisable to ‘mix...
Local News [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
In this issue of the Missourian will be found announcements of new courses to be offered in the various departments of the University of Missouri the second semester. It is suggested that the perusal of these announcements may be helpful, especially to the new students. Because the students in the Department of Journalism are busy this week in the work of enrollment, there will be no more issues of the Missourian this week. The next issue will be Monday, Feb. 8.
Third Annual Art Exhibit Opens [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
Third annual art exhibit opens Paintings by noted artists in the collection here this month. The third annual exhibit of oil paintings under the auspices of the Art Lover's Guild opened last evening on the third floor of the Academic Hall. Childe Hassan of New York is represented by ten canvasses. Four of the pictures, by Corot, Daubigny, Cazin and Fritz Thaulow, are from the New York gallery of former Senator W. A. Clarke. The St. Louis Museum of Fine Arts has contributed Tarbell's "Preparing for the Matinee,” one of the most talked-of paintings shown in this country at the large exhibits last year. A portrait of Miss Evelyn Willis of Columbia, by Werner of Berlin, excited the admiration of those at the opening. The exhibit will continue a month.
Williams on Journalism [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
"Williams on Journalism Talks about newspaper by the dean in Topeka and Kansas City. Walter williams, dean of the department of Journalism in the university of Missouri will return tomorrow from Kansas City and Topeka Kan. Where he gave a series of addresses. Saturday night Mr. Williams talked at the annual english dinner of the university Club of Kansas City. Last monday night, Mr. WIlliams spoke on the missouri school of journalism before the kansas press association in Topeka. Tonight Mr. William will again talk on the Missouri school of journalism before the executive commitee of the national editorial association at a meeting to be held in kansas city"
Six Senor Laws to Nega Es' rescue [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
SIX SENIOR LAWS TO NEGROES’ RESCUE A Square Deal for Black Men the Object of the Students. IN POLICE COURT EACH DAY Disciples of Blackstone Will Dine on Fried Chicken, Unkind Friends Say. All hail the Senior Lawyers, protectors of wronged mankind! Six Seniors in the Law Department of the University of Missouri plan to rescue the poor, oppressed negroes of Columbia. They have decided that the “cullud” youth, who “shoots craps” in the alley and is caught by the vigilant Columbia policeman, does not get a square deal when he is arraigned in police court the next morning; also that when “Sam Washington” and “George Lincoln” have one of their regular “scraps” or when “Rastus Johnson” has a noisy altercation with “Miss Angelina” that the hard-hearted police judge does not do the right thing. To insure the negroes who are unlucky enough to come under the strong arm of the law, a square deal, these kind-hearted Senior Law students have formed a committee to defend all negroes arraigned befo...
Columbia May Have a Convention Hall [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
COLUMBIA MAY HAVE A CONVENTION HALL The Elks Expect to Start a Fund by Giving a Minstrel Show. The Elks Club of Columbia will give a minstrel show in the Auditorium of the University of Missouri in February. The proceeds of the show will be devoted to starting a fund to build a convention hall in Columbia. President Hill of the University gave his consent to the use of the Auditorium.
Frank L. Martin Here [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
FRANK L. MARTIN HERE Kansas City Star Man Enters Journalism Faculty. Frank L. Martin, recently appointed to succeed Silas Bent, resigned, as assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism, is here to begin his new duties with the opening of the second semester. Mr. Martin, with his wife and baby daughter, will occupy the cottage on Lowry street vacated by Mr. and Mrs. Bent. Mr. Martin is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and has had a varied experience in newspaper work. He was assistant city editor of the Kansas City Star when he accepted the appointment here. Mr. and Mrs. Bent departed Wednesday night for St. Louis, where Mr. Bent will resume work on the Post-Dispatch as assistant city editor.
Students Are Too Free [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
STUDENTS ARE TOO FREE Leaven of Military Training Needed, Col. H. L. Scott Believes. NEW YORK, Feb., 2. College students in this country have too much liberty, according to Col. H. L. Scott, commandant of West Point. In an address, Colonel Scott said: “The system is based largely on the German system without regard for the normal training of the student. This is going too far in the direction of liberality. The German student, as a rule, has had a military training earlier and habits and character already have been formed. The American boy, who has not had such formative training, should have the character formed for him and not be left to his individual caprice. The nation greatly needs larger leaven of military discipline.”
Author of Unique Prayer-Meeting Plan [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
AUTHOR OF UNIQUE PRAYER-MEETING PLAN The Rev. C. M. Bishop. CALIFORNIA EDITOR ENTERS UNIVERSITY F. W. Cooke, 49 Years Old, New Student in School of Journalism. California has been added to the roster of states represented in the Department of Journalism at the University of Missouri. The student from the Golden State is F. W. Cooke, until recently editor of the Healdsburg Tribune of Healdsburg, Cal. Cooke read about the department in the National Printer Journalist. The idea appealed to him, and after communicating with Dean Williams, he sold his paper and came to Columbia with his wife and 7-year-old boy. He intends to take the four-year course. Cooke has been in the newspaper business since his fifteenth year, chiefly in the mechanical departments. He worked eleven years in the composing room of the San Francisco Alta, the pioneer paper of that city. For the last four years he was foreman of the composing room. He remembers the time when William Randolph Hearst’s San Francisco Exa...
Skeleton to be at Dance [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
SKELETON TO BE AT DANCE Some Weird Touches for Department of Medicine Dance. Just to make it a little weird tonight at the second annual ball given by the Department of Medicine of the University of Missouri, in the medical building, a skeleton with one hand outstretched will greet the guests. The anatomy room on the second floor will be used for dancing. Black paper skulls have been pasted on the white-washed windows to produce a “ghostly effect” from within and without. Around the walls of the room also will be skulls and cross bones.
Food in Baskets at Prayer Service [Newspaper Article] — Columbia Missourian — 20 October 1908
FOOD IN BASKETS AT PRAYER SERVICE The Rev. C. M. Bishop Has a Plan to Increase Attendance. AN AID TO BUSINESS MEN Hereafter it Will Not Be Necessary for Worshippers to Go Home First. What the Rev. C. M. Bishop of the Columbia Methodist church believes to be an innovation here, was introduced by him at the regular weekly prayer meeting last Wednesday night. A luncheon, prepared by the members to which all visitors were invited, was served. The attendance at the first luncheon-prayer meeting was large. In discussing the idea Mr. Bishop said the chief aim of the luncheon was to enable Columbia business men who live far out of town, to attend the prayer meeting without going home for supper. “I believe in this way more interest will be taken in the prayer meetings,” said Mr. Bishop. From last Wednesday’s results I believe that it will be necessary soon to provide additional quarters. The members prepare the luncheon on the basket picnic plan. Each takes a special delicacy to the parlors...