The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on January 20, 1920 · Page 2
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The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois · Page 2

Carbondale, Illinois
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Tuesday, January 20, 1920
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS niii v rnrr nnFPO DAILY FREE PRESS Established 1«03 Weekly 1877 Press Publishing Co. Write. 40HN T. GALBRAITH 'Editor and Manager telephone - - 218 " ; ' TERMS " ^Subscription 15 cents a f • .JfcdvertlslEK bills due weekly. - Job' wore Btricuy QMH. ANNUAL StrBSCRIPTION 17.80. Bnter«d at the postofflce at Carbon-. •'-••lale, nilmola, as second class matter. •-•>• 3Mce In the Free Presi Building, Main Street. Jan. 20. 1920, EXILED KINGS SHAKE Royalty Await Decision on Ex- Kaiser in Switzerland. .PUTS BUME ON'GEN. HARTS "Srlaadier General Harbord Says Baker Could Order Him Tried for A. E. F. Prison Cruelty. ' --Washington. .Inn. 20.—llesponsibil- ' ~ttr for prison conditions in tlte American arhiy Paris sector was placed on fr"Brig; Gen'. AVilimm Hans, former com- -ma-nder of the District, by Major Gen- •eral Harbord, commander of the serv> .. ioe-of supplies in the A. E. F. AskM by Representative Bland (Rep,) of Indiana, h member of The subcommittee before which he. ap- - rp«jire'd, what procedure was necessary -to'bring General Marts before a court-. rmatUsl, General Harbord replied that /; Seeretary Baker could issue-an order. General: Harts .is now ch|ef of staff of •the army of occupation. 30 AFTER WHITE CANNIBALS De Windt to Lead Expedition Mysterious Tiburon Island Off Mexico. ' "• : '•^"New York, Janu. 20.—Mustard• gas and machine guns are to be used by Gapt. Harry Be Windt, an English explorer, against the poisoned arrows of -a tribe described as "white cannibals" oa'Tlburon island, in the Gulf of California, he announced here.. Captain Oe Wir.dt said he would leave Xew '.York in a few days to lead an espedi- - tlon of six civilians and three score - "Mexican soldiers to the island. Tiburon is said to have rich deposits of pitchblende, from which radium is made. Former King Ludwig of Bavaria Furi-. ous—Calls Allies Impertinent and Impudent; .T 'Geneva, Jan. 20.—A state of profound anxiety and astonishment reigns In pun-German circles in Germany over the .official demand of the allies for the'extradition from Holland of the former Gemini)* emperor, according to a dispatch "from Basel, which is confirmed by Munich information. The pan^Germans had hoped to the end that such a- fiiuil step, which affects their whole caste, would not ,se taken, the dispatch says. They urgue that, if their forifier chief he extradited, nobody, will be safe, because the government's hand will be forced. It Is reported from Locarno that former-King Ludwig of Bavaria, on learning of the demand for William Hohenzollern's extradition, broke out in a furious temper, condemning the act of the allies as impertinent and Impudent. Former Emperor Charles of -Austria, who is at Prangins, has refused to express any opinion. Meantime, .the federal authorities and Swiss jurists are .watching the negotiations* carefully,, anil several formerly royal foreigners, ministers and politicians now in Switzerland are anxiously awaiting the Dutch decision. THREE DEAD IN ARSENAL FIRE Othert Hurt in Blaze That Destroys Barracks at Hdgewood, Near Aberdeen, Md. ' Baltimore, Md.,» Jan. 20.—T!>rwi men lest their lives and—four others were seriously Injured, one probably fntiiF- ly, in a fire which destroyed a barrack housing 100 employees at Edgewood arsenal near .Aberdeen, Md. All of the -victims were civilians. MISS ANNA HANSON BEAT BRITISH IN INDIA English Loss Heavy in Northwestern Frontier Engagement . LISTEN! PETLURA TROOPS BURN TOWN Forces of Ukrainian Leader i Put Torch to Novograd Volbynskiy in Retreat. 'London, Jan. 20.—A wireless mes- s'age from Moscow reports that the troops of Gen. Simon Petlura, the Ukrainian lender, before retiring from Novogrud Volhynsik, In Volhynla, C4 miles northwest of Zehitomir. burned the town. Only 20 houses remain, the message says..' Miss Anna Hanson, often referred to as "Queen of the Reds." who has been arrested •a"nd ; ,se.nt.-to i 'EUis;^:^aud to await deportatidii'^r3r(iceedrBgs$?S]iie is twenty-four years, of age ant^is^said to be one of tl the peace-disturbing •ele'flent:'-:!','".^ • : :: : . r : \ ' .-•'•'-. :V3r--!»j-. POUES TAKE TOWN OF THORN Bromberg Next to Be Evacuated;-by * Germans—Danzig to Be Taken;Over February.4. ''•"''• Berlin, Jan. 20.—The to\yn of ThonJ, West Prussia, given to Poland by' the treaty of Versailles, as part of h«i. territory in the gateway to the Baltic, was evacuated "by the Germans* nivO -taken possession of'by the Poles. Bromberg, in the province of Posen, will become Polish January 23.. Danzig is to be evacuated by the Germans February 4. Battle Its Fought^by the Derajat Col-' umn—British Ships'Sent to v Black Sea. • • ' London, Jan. 20.—News.- reached London of & heavy engagement last week on the northwestern frontier of India in which the British suffered severely. The engagement was -fought^ by the Derajat column which, while" advancing last Wednesday .in the Mahsud country, met with strong opposition nprth of Almai Djinghi and engaged in fighting at? close quarters. The British suffered 385 casualties, including eight British .officers killed and 12'wounded.or missing,'.while a large < number of Indian officers were killed or wounded.% The Slahsuds lost- 130 killed and m'ore than 200 wound•ed. •••''.-. Malta, Jan. 20.—Orders were re- ceived.for n. number of naval vessels- to leave Malta, apparently for the. BJack sea. . . , Vice Admiral de Bobeck sailed'on board the battleship Iron Duke; accompanied by the destroyers Serapis i and Steadfast and the steamer Hibiscus. 'Every other ship available is preparing to leave, filled,to its capac- .ty with stores. . „' ,. . -London,. v ,,Tan.' .20.—W_itti ' .regard to the.Malta despatch'the'admiralty.-said I it " taken for granted'' thjit the.j ships in qnestion' were going to the Black sea to protect British subjects and interests in the event they were seriously.threatened by the.bolsh#rifc advance to'the coast. -. j GAS 24 A GALLON LETTS TAKE 12 VILLAGES Another Severe Battle and Further Successes Against the Bolshevik! • Reported to London. London, Jan. 20.—Further successes for the Letts in another severe battle with the bolshevik! on Saturday are reported by the Lettish bureau here The Letts forced the .reds to with draw from nearly a do/en villages In the Ticlnity of Kyexhitsn. JAPAN FOR PEACE IN ORIENT Readineaa to Negotiate Return of Shantung Given as Evidence, • Washington Learns.. Washington, Jan. 20.—The text of the Japanese note-to China, announcing Japan's readiness to open negotia- aonsior the transfer of the Shantung territory to China in conformity with the treaty of Versailles, has reached Washington. In Japanese circles it was said the situation in Shantung could not be permitted to continue, as it constituted a menace to the relations of the countries of the 'East. The proposition now made was said to be evidence of Japan's purpose 1 to live strictly up to her engagements with the supreme council of the peace conference. . ,1| your car gets out of order drive it around to -;. Pdoin's Garage 203 South Washington Aye, > South of Hotel Roberts 'All Kind' of repair, work 75 cents an hour. •> ; . r , -, All work guaranteed. Tires :3 ox3 i r 2 .r. ............... .$15.60 Innertube's 30x3. ..2.06-•-30x3 1-2 2.25 • \ Pblarine peV gallon.....;. • •.. J0 C Other accessories in proportion. Philadelphia Storage Battery. PHILADELPHIA The Best Battet? • >^ran^rt3)rc)lo>x/ *•»_•«»* uanti j made. Guaranteed 18 months and 2 years ninffliitiiinuuuiniiiiiiiiDiiiiiBDiii! •. t TRIED AGAIN ; AS TRAITOR Georcec Quien, Man 'Accused as Cavell's Betrayer, Up: Second Time'"' . at Paris., Paris, Jan. 20.—Georges Gaston Quien, convicted- and condemned to death in September last on criarges of having hud treasonable dealings with the Germans and having betrayed to them-Edith Cavell, the English nurse, appeared before a court-martial for trial for the second time. The court of appeals set aside Quien's conviction last October and a new trial was ordered. The ground taken by counsel for .Quien in appealing against the verdict was that the vote of the conrt-martial wiis 4 to 3. whereas it should have been 5 .to '2 to be effective. WILSON LAUDS- PAN-AMERICA Letter Read to Conference Say* Western Republics Have Eliminated Idea of Conquest, Washington, Jan. 20.—Marked by the presence of the leading financiers and business men of the 21 republics of the western hemisphere, the second Pan-American financial conference •opened here for the consideration of international problems arising from the return of peace. ^ President Wilson from his sickroom sent'a message of greeting to the ministers of finance and other prominent visitors, declaring that Pan-America sought no selfish purpose in assisting world reconstruction and would regard It a prixiJege to fulfill the obligations imposed by the great advantages enjoyed by the people of these republics. AT THE HOME ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 21. THE ROYAL PHILIPPINO STRING BAND ' Singing and Playing Philippine, Hawaiian and V American Selections , l - * j • • •''•'• - - ."'.'•'•••'••'' ••'••. A Two Hours Musical treat from the other side of the E^arth followed by three hours of delightfiul dancing, using the Entire Philippmo Organization / as the Orcjiestra. •,. * J Playing Their Original Philippine Mandoliasj Ban- dolias and Basura in addition to Ukelele and-Steel Guitars Price of Admission to Concert ; \ Adults 5Oc, Children under 12 years 25c. To Dance, Gentlemen $1,OO. All Elks are Cordially invited Entertainment Committee.

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