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JACKSONVILLE in« as to the attitude of the Illinois Association of Drainage Districts in advance of the general j meeting to he held in Jacksonville next week. The conference was More | held in the chamber of commerce At- rooms, and representatives of di- of vergent views were present. Dr E. P. Kerr of Versailles, president ' of the association, outlined I length the position of the drain-! elation insofar as he a.nd his col- | league, former Congressman Guy cl t asso- in has busi- that get clean receive elec- l <. Shaw, of Heardstown, have heen instructed by the membership in the interviews with government official« in Washington, including President Coolidge, aiuj where their views have received cordial consideration. Attorney Edward Boyle of Chicago, a landowner in the Illinois river bottoms about Eld red, presented a divergent position in line with representations that have been made by the Chicago Sanitary District to settle claims for overflow Chicago-can dispose of its sewerage in this way. and cites that the reason for Cficago using the Illinois waterway is to secure the waterpower development at Lockport, which is demanding the increased flow from the lakes thru the Chicago drainage canal, and which increased flow from the lakes is strenuously opposed by Wisconsin, Michigan and a*ll lake states. Charles T. Arnold of Hillview, secretary of the association, is inclined to a compromising view. Edmund P. McClay came down from Chicago to attend. FLAG IN AT Lieutenant Chicago, PRINCE Lieutenant whose cruiser the Seattle American Victim of pneumonia, Mrs. i winging its Meade Black died ,j 1 nvin/ib 1 Wut! tAnîahf Black died at 9 o'clock Saturday night in her home a short distance south of Patterson, on the road between Drake station and Patterson. She was nearing her 4 0th birthday anniversary, and was taken ill about a week before her death. Her maiden was tonight Seal Cove jump to name was Stella Ethel Brown, on a basis of claimants agreeing j daughter of Henry Brown of Patto support the position of Chicago | terson. The f^yiv resided in to obtain the removal of the dams White Hall for a time, locating in in the Illinois river, raise tht levee embankments, and use tlx influence of Chicago in bringing about a nine-foot waterway in the Illinois. What compromises and agreements were effected with the association membership are not matters for publication until aft-i ¿he.se er the Jacksonville meeting, j charge President Kerr is unqualifiedly opposed to any compromise with Chicago, basing his claim on the attitude of the valley land-owners, under whose instructions he is working, and declares that the Hull hill tor increasing the flow to 10,000 gallons into the Illinois will not get a favorable vote from congress in view of the opposition of the lake states and New York. He cites the reduction plants operated by London, Paris, Berlin and other cities of the world as noi requiring such an outlet as Chicago is using in contaminating the Illinois river. He clnl^ that the present home about eight years ago. The husband and four children survive, the children be- in« Marcus, IS; Ila, 11. Ruth, 8; Mary Ann, 4. The deceased was a member of the R. N A. and Baptist church at Patterson and organizations will have of the funeral, details of which have not been announced, but which will be held Tuesday. The burial will be in Martin cemetery. away. Major commanded it started March 17, to which so port struts from Seatt^*, HOPEWELL SCHOOL TO HOLD PROGRAM TODAY Concord. NOTICE j Hopewell school near twill have its closing day progran- •and basket dinner on Tuesday April : hi It. A cordial invitation is extend j cd to all who are interested. A Oas- 5 ket dinner will lit served ut tie. noon hour. ) The following ¡.retrain will b? !j:iven by the pupils. wings were Rains ivnaining Lieutenant fornian, tinguished of the In 1923 Prul Richter first time a plane in stay up 37 over Cal., and endurance ESSINGTON STRKATOR. Senator Republican candidate was tonight Chicago to appearance his “welcome

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  1. The Jacksonville Daily Journal,
  2. 08 Apr 1924, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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