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Carboridaler-"Athens of Egypt." Many Great Speakers WflJ Appear at IHi- nois Farmers Institue GOV. LOWDEN AND JANE ADDAMS AMONG SPEAKERS—NATIONAL AGRICULTURIST AND STATESMEN WILL ALSO AP, . PEARS—GREAT, EVENT FOR CARBONDALE AND EGYPT. OARBQNDALE. ILLINOIS. TUESDAY, JAN : 20,1920^ The program of the Illinois Farmers' Institute to be held .here February 18th, 19th and 20th, made public today, reveals the affair will eclipse any" thing of a-similar, nature ever held in Carbondale. Farmers and those close• ly. interested in farming will attend the meeting from all over the state of Illinois—a state which .is well at the head ,ot the best'farming states in' the country. . . ....... .,, :< < '; Many prominent speakers' from all j . over the national authority and reputa-1 •tion in their'respective fields, appear on the program. Not only will there be. speakers on agricultural. subjects, but also on industrial, educational and social questions. It is "not definitely decided that 59 men speakers will be "on -the program and 26 women. Dr. S. A. Forbes, state .entomologist; President H W. Shryock, of the C^-bondale Normal; Jane Addams, noted social worker; Prof_W. C. Co£fey, University of Illinois; Clara Ingrum Judson, TJ. S. Treasury Department; Dean Eugene Davenport, TJ. of L; Dr. Eva M. "Wpson, Manhattan; Mrs. H. A. McKeeue, and many other prominent speakers including* U. S. '. Senators. Musical Program- a Feature. , The musical numbers of the program were not announced om the program, but will appear on the program when issued from Springfield. The . Normal orchestra will provide 'music for the session'o£ the meeting, which will more than come up to the standard of the rest of the program. Neither • have the invocation numbers been announced. Wednesday, February 78, 1920. State Normal Sch'ooi Auditorium. Morning Session, Njne O'clock. Hon. Frank S. Haynes, Presiding. Greeting — Hon. Frank Krysber, . Mayor of Carbondale. Dr. Hopkins Memorial Session: Dean Davenport, University of Illi• nois. . Frank I. Maun, Oilman. ' . Ralph Alleri, Delavan. Brother Leo, Notre Dame University. Prof. J. G. Mosier, University of Illinois. Dr. George Bouyoucos, Michigan Agl ricultural College. ... • . ' .' ; Afternoon Session, One-Thirty. Symposium, "Experience with Limestone and Phosphate''—J. R. Midyett, Ewing; Robert Clanahan, Golconda, John F. Walker, Shelter; Robert Endicott, \Villa Ridge; H. C. McCarrel, [ Kinderhook. ' ' "Insect Pests"—Dp. S! A. Forbes, State Entomologist; Urbana.'' "Crop Diseases"—-Prof. F. L. Stevens, University of Illinois. CONVENTION OF DELEGATES. Joint Evening Session. Seven-fifteen. Music—S. I. N. U. Orchestra, 30 minutes! • ' : Address—H. W. Shryock, President S. I. N. U. Address, "Present Food Conditions" • —Jane Addams, Head Resident, Hull House, Chicago. It is^ expected to have a governor or a U. S. senator on this program but •the announcement p£ the name is withheld. - . ' Thursday, February 19./1920.. . State Normal School Auditorium. Morning Session, Nine O'clock. Hon. Frank S. Haynes, Presiding. "Feeder Production in Southern Illinois"—Hon. P. T. 'Chapman, Vienna. -"Demand for Southern Illinois Feed- 1 ers"—W. E. Riegel, Tolono. . "Shjeep in Southern Illi-nois and the ' "Live Stock Situation"—Prof. W. C. Coffey.University of Illinois. "Farm Forestry"—Robert -S. Miller, State Forester, Urbana. .. . '. : . *• Afternoon Session,One-Thirty. Section Meetings—-Dairying and 1 . Horticulture. Dairying: ' • . "Feeding for Profit''-^jProf.:' ,F ; .; B. Morrison',:•"•JTadlison, fWi& """:'' "'"' "Dairying, in. Southern. Illinois"— R. E."'Muckelroy,.. Carbondale. "Cooperation in Dairy Production' —rCarleton Trimble, Trimble. "Orchard Possibilities"- — C. E Durst, Anna. "Hill Land Orcharding"—J. C. B Heaton, New Burnside. ,. . "Orcharding Spraying" — L. M Smith, Ozark. : "' ' • . "Peach Production'-'—A. J. Harding, Cobden. '. "The Home Orchard''— -i,. R. Allen; Carbondale. Evening Session,'Seven-Fifteen. Music—S.' I. N. U. Orchestra, 30 minutes. Address, "American's Biggest Business"—Clara Ingrain Judsou, U. S, Treasury Department; Chicago. Violin solo—^Ralph Swain. . Address. Friday, February 20, 1920. State Normal School Auditorium. Morning Session, Nine O'clock. Hon. Frank S. Haynes, Presiding. "Farm Organizations"—D. O. 'Thompson, Secretary, Illinois Agricultural Association, Chicago. (Symposium, "Farm Bureau Work in Southern Illinois"— Herbert Beattie, Sparta, (Randolph county secretary). H. B. Pipgr, Olney, (Richland county adviser).' Chas;. Taylor, Harrisburg, f Saline county presndent). G. H. Harrison, Marion, (Williamson, county president): Afternoon Session, One-Thirty. Vice President J. P. Gilbert, Presiding. Music—S; I. N. U. Orchestra. iSymposium: "Southern Illinois" Booster Session. , People, Climate and . Area—Otis Glenn, Murphysboro. Natural Resources—Senator W. A. Walker, Cobden. Fruits 'and Vegetables—Lindorf Spence, Metropolis. Soils, Crops and Livestock—C. J. Thomas, County Adviser, Murphysboro. Roads, Transportation and Markets —-E. A. Doley, Belleville.' The Commerical Situation—'Ferdinand Kohl, Centralia., Coal, Manufacturers and Finance— B. B. Jackson, Marion.. -Financial Conditions and How to Improve .Them— N. R. Lesley, Sparta; Hon. L. L Emmersoh, Mt. Veruon. The Part of Publicity in 'the Advancement of Egypt—Fred Rolens, Murphysboro; A. T. Spivey, East St. Louis. The Religious. Situation—Rev. J. W. Cummins, Marion. • '•''•' 'Education,, in Egypt-^Harry.' Taylor, Harrisburg;.Hon. Francis G. Blair, Mt. Vernon. ' NUMBER SSL. V.S. NAVY Carpentry School. •; There's no tdMIng what- will happen when a noTlee carpenter Is set loose on a nice pine hoard. • •'-.•. The Navy's trade schools .teach everything from boiler making to 1 watch raak.ng Carpentering.. is one of the_most popular of the trades,, and It la one of the most profitable with which to return- to civil" life ' A three or -four years enlistment will tive a man time to become 'a master n w r - Pr ° V alWarS that ^ he fe seriol >? «"J' really applies himself Five or sis years from now, some of the above men wiii be earning good money buildmg houses. Others will be In the service at advanced pay and still improving their knowledge of the trade • ' FORMER SERVICE MEN LOOT BRIDGES STORE TAKE TO LEGION AS IT SWIM® INTO ACTION Many New Members Join Last Night—Definite Activity For Service Men as Committees Are Named ExrSoldiers' Urged to Join. .-.-..-•. Other Officers • Elected— Frank C. Bastin Serves Luncheon and Smoker at Personal Ejxpense-^be- clared "Regular .Fellow" —Reaffirm Purposes of Organization. ; V •', • YOUTHS WITH GUNS _STJR POLICE ihief Police Warns Boys He, Will Jail Them if More Reports Come to •'', Him. - : l Only because of not having been Warned heretofore did a number of youths in Carbondale who have been arrying weapons and firearms, es- ape being arraigned arid fined in he police court today. • Policeman Mc- ~1H is said to have been authorized o bring these ' boys . before the ourt/ but for the sake of some of their parents, issued a warning that he would immediately arrest those whose names he now. has if otter reports come to him.' Several boys in the city from 14 to 17 years of age, have been carrying firearms on their pe'.-sons. These boys from lack of experience with such', are. not only liable to shoot themselves, but also endanger others. McGill said this morning "if this business oE kids" carrying guns is not stopped, 'about twenty will Qnd themselves in the city jail. He -now has a list ol those in dangerous territory. • W FELLOWS INSTALL OFFICER' \ • • Tfiose To .Serve During Insuing Yea Take Offices—Visited " Infirm Brother. A Southern Illinois Improvement Association—Arthur C. Page, Chicago. ~" . ' - *•—>ff -,' HOUSEHOLD SCIENCE. PROGRAM! Wednesday, February 78, 1920. • Normal Hall. Morning Session, Nine O'clock. • MOB'. J. Y. Shamel, Presiding.. ' Greeting—Mrs. H. G. Easterly, Carbondale. President's' Address—Mrs. J. Y. Shamel. 'Woman—the Homemaker"—Dr Eugene Dave'npbrt, Urbana. „ Afternoon Session, One-Thirty. "The Kitchen • as a Workshop"— Mrs. Lillian B.Phelps, Golconda. Discussion—Led by Mrs. H. M. Dunlap, Savoy. "The. Pressure Cooker" (Demonstration)—Mrs. G. ,W.-Meyer, Edwardsville. Discussion. . Joint Evening Session, Seven-Fifteen. "Present -Food Coffdi-tions"—Miss, Jane Addams, Hull House, Chicago. Thursday, February' 19, 1920. Normal Hall. IM'orning Session, N : irie .O'clock. MTS.-J\,Y. Shamelj Presiding: . "Tie Busiriess'- ; 3ia"ei;.of.. Housekeep- 'tae"—Mrs. Clara Ingrain Judson, U. S. Treasury Department... * "As a Clothing Hrpert Sees It"— Miss Mabel Wilkerson, Uniyersity of Illinois. . ' Afternoon Session, One-Thirty. "Relation of Health'to Progress"— Dr. Caroline Hedgeri Chicago. "The Red Cross Nurse in Peac Times"—Miss Fannie Brooks, Unive .sity of Illinois. 'State Med'ical. Inspection''—Dr Eva M. Wilson,' Manhattan. Convention of Delegates, Vive O'clock . "Review of ..the Year's Activities —Mrs. H. A. McKeene, Sec., Depar ment of Household' Science. Symposium: ' . • "Exhibits I Have Seen"—-Mrs. G'rac Viall Gray. " „. • 'Standardizing Exhibits"—Mrs. J. C Hessler. "Profitable Programs"—(Mrs. • M. M Bangs. - -- :. v "Meaning of Cooperation"—Mrs. E W. Burroughs. , - ••. i 1 ' ''How. Can W.e. Improve .Our Work' —Mrs. H.M. Dunlap: .. ' .Election of officers. Joint Evening Session, .Seven-Thirty "America's Biggest Business".—Mrs Clara Ingrum Judson. ' - 'Friday, February 20,.'1920.• • Normal Hall: Morning Session, Nine O'clock. Mrs. J.-Y. Shamel, Presiding. "What Shall We Eat?'V-Mrs. Frank I. Mann, Gilmaji. ' v "Clothing the Family" (Dem.)—Mrs'. J. L. Murray, Bloomington. "Thrift., a Social . Standard"—Mrs. Mary S. Boal, Chicago. . Afternoon Session, One-Thirty. . "The Hot Lunch'' (Dem:)-^Miss Mary Pack, Urbana. "How We .Are Doing If."—Miss Clara Brian, Home -Advisor, McLean Couri- ty. - ' - ; "Community Cooperation" — Miss Margaret _E. Brooks, Springfield. Auld Lang' Syne. : . • The local I. O. O. F. lodge installe* the"' following officers last even-ing: i I.• V .Crider, N. G. ' - ' Wm. McGarvey, V. G. • Henry House, Rec. Sec. ¥ / Albert F. Smith, Fin. Sec. ^F. M. Hewitt/ Treas.• ..' ' K. H. Kilby, of Murphysboro, deputj grandmaster, was installing officer and was assisted by the following member, of the Murphysboro lodge: Chas. E W.orthen, Mike Shoemaker, E. J. Cox Ed Thompson, Abe Hodgson anc Ralph Bardmas." They also visited Brother Jefferson Phelps .before going to lodge. • $10,000,000 Grant to Allied .' • Washington, .. Jan. 20:—A. further grant of $10,000,000 for'machinery to be -.exported to England, Prance, Itals and Belgium was smcocnpefi by tht war finance corporation. - PIONEER RESIDENT CALLEHY DEATH William'Holder Unable to Attend FAineral of Wife on Account, of Operation a Few Days Ago.. Mrs! Elizabeth Holder, wife of William Holder, Civil War veteran and pioneer residents of this vicinity, died -at her home on South F .; p l ar street at noon yesterday, following a failing in health for the last few "years, although only confined to her bed about a week. .• . • .' Came Here From Tennessee. Mrs. .Holder-was born-in Tennessee .73 years ago,, coming to. Carbondale two years aft-Jr the Civil War. Until about 15 years ago the Holder family lived on a farm' south of'this city.. She is.survived by her husband and four children: Tom Holder, Herrin; Sam. Holder, Johnston City; Emanual. Holder, Gorham, and Abe Holder,\ of Car-1 bpndale, ; who -makes, his home, with ' his parents, The. funeral was held at the home at: 2. o'clock . this afternooii' by .Rev. Brooks. Burial at Oakland'cemetery.' Sick Husband Not" at;Funeral Wililam'Holder, husband of the deceased was not able to attend the i ton- era! on account of a serious.operation at^Holden Hospital a few days ago. EPISCOPAL GUILD IS REORGANIZED LAST EVENING St. Ann's Guild-of St. Andrew's Episcopal church was 1 reorganized at the lome of Mrs. Guathier last .evenng The organization will sew" for the pooi and work , in connection with the church. 'The-guild will meet monthly. Officers.elected: Mrs; C. B. Gauthier, president; Miss GJ.-ace' iJones/.yice president and'^chaplain; Mrs. W. At ; will, recording and corresponding ecretary; Mrs. H. E. Lightfoot, treasrer: • ' ' • . SUCCUMBS TO HEART FAILURE George Brewer, a farmer residing outhwest of here, ybetweeu here.'and Hakandav.-diefl suddenly --yesterday, af- «rnoon as -a result of an] attact of eart tremble. He was about 55 years Id and a son of Boss Brewer, of 'this '•' ' ' ( ._.. The first meeting of the* American Legion since its-organization at.the Elks Club last night .saw the - organization take definite, form looking forward, to activity among .the former service-men fop which the Legion is .designed. ' ' •' The meeting of the .post last might j was well attended.and a large number of new. members taken in. Many of these^as is the -case with so many service men, really knew-little of the work of the local post' and of ,the national organization as a whole. But enthusiastic for-, its purposes and principals expressed were very favorable impressions of the post here, -and declared themselves behind the. Legion in all its activity. ' Blank membership cards we're given members of the Legion last night for new members. ; Many service men in the city had not heard the purpose of the Legion- expressed or been invited to join. It was pointed out that every former service man of the great war is urged -to jsin the local post,' more than tb.at they are welcomed as a part of the organization, it being their organization. ' Since the first meeting and- organization of the posf~a"week~ ago, more than 30 men have become members. The membership is now past the 100 mark. . ' Additional Officers 'Elected. Additional officers'were-elected last night, it being" learned from headquarters', that the post was'entitled to more oflicers^than were elected the first meeting. 'Those elected were: Imployement..officer, W. L. Barnes, an office regarded as very important It is.to take care.of the service men as far as, employment, is concerned. Firms, industries and stores will be requested to place a list of vacancies or employment with Mr. Barnes. He will in turn have a list o£ former serv- v ce men desiring -.eniplSyment. This >lan is operated 'on a large scale in he,., cities. Attorney L'byd Bradley was elected. insurance officer. ^Tfris' ffice will handle; claim's for disabili- y and compensation from, insurance, oseph F. '-McGuir'e was elected post istoria'n:,. a'n office to keep in form ermfnent records and proceedings f the post to' be of interest especially ater. on. '. - - - . . . Following committees were appointd: Executive committee,. L. R. Colp, hairman;' Dr. M. -EtheVton,-'.Eric Thompson, W. L. • Barnes" and Sam Toler. Entertainmerit committee, Clinton', Taylor, chairman; Joe' McGuire, Rex .Cook, Ar-t Wood and rJoe Drury." Welfare committee," David Entsminger; Harry Seibert, Walker- Schwartz, Frank Dowderi. and E. B. .J.'-Bush.'i •' .-Does Not Antagonize . Labor. Resolutions were adopted, reaffirming: the purposes 'and reviewing the thSngs for which; the Legion'stood in America, in which it was declared that the American L'egSom opposed not unipn labor, or-'any 'other .organization, in-the country,'so-'long as it did not'threaten the nation. The Legion, Which -will-soon .be'the'strongest organization in the-nation,.will do with any danger'to the'government, what! the members of the . Legion did ' to Germany. . •• A resolution, also went on record commending the Free .Press for the work.it had done in the way of boosting the 'American Legion. ' Bastin Served Luncheon. The.meeting 'concluded .wi.th one. of the .most interesting, features of. the evening, .when, following, the- adjourn; ment, all were served a 'delightful luncheon, prepared and given personally by the Adjutant of the post, Frank C. Bastin. All'agreed be was a Vegu- lar fellow'' to expose 'eats to a bunch, of men accustomed to -the,usages of a 'Chow line. .The luncheon- was -followed iby. a- smoker. . !.'-..-- Eighteen Costly Silk Readfc- Made Dresses and 4F Georgette Crepe Waists? Taken— Entered Hole From No Trace of Thieves Ascertained Late This Affcr- noon— Police Believe Robbery Work of Profession- al Burglars— Loss $1200^ to $1500. Robbers looted the Bridges store.- last night and escaped with from S120G-" to $1500 worth of 'expensive silk dftess-, es and georgette crepe-.waists.-'Bigl^- teeri ready-made silk dresses of rite-.best quality, and 41 georgette crepe waists were /missing when the store. Was opene* this morning. The burglars entered from'the rear of the.store- through a-hole on the second floor- used in repair work being done on the- building. Toiok Best of Silks. The silk dresses and waists taken-: those of the best. Indications. are that the burglars used good judgment in determining ,the value of their loot and the kind of goods which could? be easily, packed into a suitcase and*, escaped with. / The silk 'dresses, taken were.from-j bangers along with a large number of spring series. None of these were tak-- eh, however, and neither were" two-., blue ..georgette crepe dresses. '• Nf Trace of Robbers. • No trace of the robbers had Beetr? ascertained by the police late this- -. afternoon.- It .is-'jbelicved that they- were professional ones and aadV spotted the Bridge's store as a gopoV: place, to make a big. haul of expensive,silks. These they could take to tne-r 'city and-sell for a good price. No reports were 'heard today of anyone being seen'about the Bridges store at »&&time last night. Cut- Through Partition After gaining entrance to the building ' they proceeded from " the- room-on the corner, partitioned off-'' with a temporary-heavy fiber, through; which a hole was' cut large enough. • JOY -a man to crawl through leading.-into the room in which the stock of " the store was'kept. The .key hole • was filled with a cork sC~~"~yjf pre— vent it from being unloekedjf ^ '& they .were doing their. looting. ''Prom the .front o£ the store the thieves proceed- ' .ed to the-rear where two waists which -. were in the process of alterations-were. •taken. ... " The robbery of the Bridges store- was one of the heavielifas far.as value- of goods is concerned perpetrated here for several years. ' cr Expect 500,000 Auto Licenses in Illinois, SPRINGFIELD, 111., Jan.. -15.—.The- 'automobile department it the offlce^r^ Secretary of State Emmerson is now"*-."' the midst of its annual rush to sup-ply/ Illinois- automobile'" owners with. their ,1920 license tags. Applications -. for licenses have been received since.. : the beginning of the year at the' rate -? o£'from six hundred, to fifteen..bun'•• died a'day. It is expected that over-' 500,000 .licenses will be .issued this.' year. . . •••••:-.• Like clothing, shoes and food the-, licenses cost more this'year than ever.-before. Under the law in 'effect this year the licenses ;for a _pleasi*re car costs $S.OQ, an increase of $2.00 over- last 'year's .prices. There is a cprres-- - pondingMncrease in the license fee. -. for all other cars. All of the-money received from licenses jwill be used to retire the $69,-' 000,000 "bond issues for'the construct- on of hard roads. The bond issue'was.- -.. Voted at the,general election 'in, 1918. Colored Veterans to .- - -, Organize Legion Post: ...'•Colored veterans. : of the World War- here now have a plah'afoot for- the- organization of a colored American ' Legion pest: in Carbondale. 'it' is = saifi.r enough ;of the boy^.from Carbpndaler- saw. service to moke a good posciere /A meetinr will be held' for the laripose"; , or organization within a abort-time^

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