The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on January 23, 1920 · Page 2
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS f HE DAILY FREE PRESS 1803 Established Weekly 1877 s-Free Press Publishing Co. , MRS. JOHN T. GALBRAITH . Editor and Manager Telephone - » 218 TERMS n IB cents a week. "-AiTertlsinK bills due weekly. -. JoSworK'strictjy caan. ' - ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION IT.80. M the postofflce at Carbon- IfUmols, as second clam nutter. in the Free Press Building, Street J»n. 23. ,1920. '.-CONGRESSMAN McKINLiEY , ' LEADING THE - . FOR SUGAR ' , ~ AdmireiB ot Congressman William 3. McKinley ot Champaign, one ot the .prominent members of the committees •' -on agriculture of the House of Repre- ventattros,' are. gratified overjthe flsht- " r 1ie luy; been making for the passage of "'the bin -fo provide for the national • ^felCssre by continuing the- United State* Sugar Equalization Board until •aJec.:"Jl'<>t the present'year that the 'Amorlcan public, may be assured of ireaaonvble prices, as well as an abun- " " ' )''-,- suitable > ma : , or$er to to buy and sellv sugar;" said Mr.- ftlcKinley in a recant speech be- r- -.£bMrjpbiicrasB,v"a corporation was or• . garitBed tinder the laws of "New Jersey, --• .^for"wtaich. the United States provided -._ '"$!>,OpO;8'00 capital/ The entire capital was subscribed for in the name of the president and he appointed eight directors, tailed the Sugar Board." Continuing, Mr. McKinley pointed out, that the Unitld States is the largest Consumer of. 'sugar in the world, •" using annually 5,000,000 tons, while •che .world's annual production is .IT.OOftOOO. -"Cuba produces 4,500,000 - .and "consumes only one-thirieth ot • ->-'-tbJs '-amount. Cuba has four and one- DR. W. SOLF • Dr.'W.' Solf, former German foreign minister,'is mentioned as .one of. the posslbillties'ln connection.with tbe appointment' of a German ambassador to the United States. Doctor Solf was at one time governor of Samoa and later colonial minister in the old regime. '••'•' TO RESTORE SHANTUNG Premier. Mara Says Japan Will Obey the Treaty. Reiterates Promise 16 Rsturn Kiaohow to China at Opening of the Diet. Washington, Jan. 23.—Declaring that success or -failure of the peace treaty depended "altogether on the spirit and manner of Its' operation,". Premier' Hara, in an address at the opening of the Japanese diet at Tokyo, said Japan would "be one of those states which strictly carry out every term of the treaty." The text of tlie -premier's speech wns million tons to sell to other coun- received at the Japanese embassy .and made P ubl!c - Mr - Har ? ^iterated '•.tries. The United States produces "Hearty 2,000,000 tons and must look '•"etewhere for the remaining 3,000,000 tons of her consumption. "Ouba is only eighty miles from the 'TO ojted, States," continued the speaker, •: "with 4,500,000 tons to sell. The sugar T board, under-he control of the presl- ' --dent has had since August, 1317, full power to buy buy. The board bought ••Irom the Cuban Planters' Association latt.of last year's crop under an agr'ee- ."m. eat' to:resell one4hird of it to our ,-alliee. In July of last year this same ; association offered to sell again to f the United States at about 6% cents a V pound. -Early in August seven jf the - eight members of the boartJ ask 2d the [president to give them, authority to accept this offer, in order that the people ot tie United. States might have sufficient sugar. The" president did not act. •"In September the board,again ask>-.ed- .Q»<S. president to give them, the au' thririty'to'buy .and still no action. Fin- airy and on Sept. 22 tihe Cubans withdrew" their offer and began to seli abrtiad." In connection the speaker x .said: •"iVIany members feel as I do, that rthe way to resume is to resume, that the way to get back to normal business ways is just to go back and drop itttese'-war powers and government in; itettererice with private' business. But is that so long, as- the - 'iprewidexit retains these powers, the '-..private business men are afraid to buy 't&ia sugar in large quantities for fear ".that they may g.et many millions of .. dollars' worth on hand and then the .government will'step, in . and order sell at a great loss. • "The- committee hearings on this i%itt brought out the fact that the pres .-ent administration required the pro i-'ducers of Michigan,Colorado and Ne bra.ska sugar to sell their crop at 1C .» cents a pound and permitted the Louisiana producers • ; cental to sell at 17 HAYWOOD'S WIFE DEAD CflRRMZAPLOT IN WAR BARED Senators Also Hear of Aid j»f Reds in Conspiracy Against United'States. : RAIDING PARTIES AUTHORIZED Testimony Shows ', That '(Germanic Found Sympathy ,and Support in V Mexico During War—Country . Drifts Toward Bolshevism. •/ \ San Antonio, Tex., .Jan. 23.-^-Carranza and a,few oj'-his..prlnclpal lieutenants instigated and 1 directed the long series of rralds -on Ainerlcan properties, that began ; ; along'the'Kip Grsih4e. early in 1915, according to document tary, evidence placed before the senaf;^ subcommittee Investigating the Mexican situation. Of- This was supjiorted. by testimony by* John A. Walls, the district attorney.;df. Brownsville, Tex.; L. R. Barnes, in charge of the edited States army intelligence, work along the border during the war, ancl other witnesses. "•••' ' The committee obtained from them? and from documentary evidence, infer-' mation tending.to Show Hint not only were-the highest Mexicah. officials cog-, nizant of "the] program of 'the' raiding PALMER FIGHTS % SEDITION BILL '" ^'v .... Attorney Gerteral Joins Gompers :•. in Opposing Sterling and Grahanfi Measures., SUPPORTS DAVEY PROPOSAL Labor Leader Declares Proposed Legls- ' latieri Will Provoke Rather Than Prevent Things It Seeks to Stifle '; • —rFears the Effect. Washington, Jan. 23.—Attorney General Palmer" took a stand, against. both the Sterling -'.sedition bill, passed by the senate, and the Grahain biii, pending before the house. He notified-the hbnserrules committee of his attltude ; ib'jryJetter. Mr7 Palmer renewed his Support of the Davey;bill, less drastic than either of the others. ' The. chief witness before the com- Mttefe was Samuel Gompers, president.' of ^he American Federation of Labor, : who denouncedall pending- bills, • • . Others appearing against the proposed- legislation included P: . Weston .of • Seattle, representing-the American Publishers' association, who objected; to provisions giving the postmaster general arbitrary power over hew.spa- partles, but that as late as June, 1915, : | P«rs ajid other publications; -and^Prof; they were still -giving encouragement J Zachariah"Chafee of Harvard iiniver- to and aiding those who participated In ! slty, who said there' Is" sufficient law those raids in plans'inimical to :th£; at present .to deal with the situation. United States. - ; "' :[••• ; ' • Palmer Stays Away. :. "German* Found Sympathy. way. The r hearings before the rules fora- Incident'to the-taking of testimbriy^-jni-ttee :had : !.-been. ar.rnng«d ehlefly_to regarding connection of Mexican go^Ctfye Attorney General'Calmer a-n-,bp- ernment officials with the raids, fui-- pbrtnntty ; t(vpreseDt i tiis | ...rlews,%nd;%ls ther'Information, was obtained -as,, toi failure rto appear.in person bccasionKd 'the'•'.success encountered byjGtririaiis; considerable^comment. . .-'.,. :. .'. :• ';. in biddingrfor theisympathy .and, r sup T | ( ''I-have read-with-great r carf>» both lapan's determination to restore the tne United States bearing ensed territory of Kitinchau, in thelafF n j rs w ere delivereti to port of Mexico during the war and the" present drift toward bolshevishi.", T. B. Alte'ndorf, a Pole, who was in the intelligence service of' the American army during the war and who was largely responsible 'for the arrest '.of the German spy, Witske; now a prisoner nt. Fort Sam-'Houston,.Tex;, was placed on the,- witness stand long i-vmiali to identify Murio Meudez, the director of teel'graplis in Mexico, as one of those whom Minister von Eckhardt kept on his pay roll during the war. Altendorf said Meudez's job was to see tbnt copies of all messages from ou military the German bills; and feel impelled to , say that neither accords with my views as. to what -the legislation ought to be," Mr: Palmer's letter said. "Of course, the form which legislation shall take is for the congress exclnslvely.; The bill which I have quoted was prepared by me-.only because requested to do so by a senate' committee. It is unneces- •jhantung peninsula, to China,- nntl said he government was taking "tho necessary steps to translate their often rte-' dared determination into actual facts." "It is a hiatter of regret," s:iid the •>rejmier, "that .there are some foreign critics wlio remain under the erroneous repression that the whole province of Shantung is involved in the so-called Shuritung question. I am happy to assure you that the determination of the Japanese government to abide by their plighted word to restore tlie leased territory to China and to work the railway -as a- joint enterprise of tlie two countries has never been shaken." The premier expressed the hope that ;he Japanese wSuld put forth their best eii'lenyor toward the advancement of the national resources, with a view to making whatever contribution they could to the progress of the world. "As regards the questions of, the day," he continued, "those, pe'rlaining- to China and Russia occupy tlie foremost .place ; they ' are the two great questions o£ the world and of vital interest to our own country. Tlie v so- called Shantung question comiTrises in Hie main questions pertaining to the leased territory of Kiauchnn anfl the Shantung railway. • "The former is to be restored to China, while the latter is to be worked under a joint enterprise of both countries in accordance with the terms of the Chino-Japanese 'agreement of 1018." TWO Games Tomorrow night at the Normal Gymnasium NORMAL mEWING COLLEGE Carbondale All Stars TS. Second Normal Teun - •'- • • • " . " • • • X Games start at 8 p. m. He sold that the. courts would be sure to-.construe the word "force" as Including moral, force and that such con- st^ctlon wotild maKe unlawful i/eace- ; fnU gatherings'seeking changes In the fundamental-. lawSL.of. the _nation. t anil; .from; stalking. wA«l*i*1«' atPanl- t-AnH 'frt «^A<tti*nv InHnr* .' <f Tiw • -+ttA* -»^ in : effect tend to destroy labor organizations! ' -' - . " • '."•'• Representative Volstead, chairman of the judiciary committee, insisted 'there was no Intention to-prohibit anything, but .the use of physical force and violence. "Strikes are nothing more nor less than 'an • Inspiration . of the working people for a better life," Mr. Gompers sary for me to add that the department I sn , d ,, you wm flnd s i rlke s collecttve- of justice stands reudy to enforce I,.. —,,. ,„ «,„ KI_K««* ,.i,.Mi, n ,i „„„„_ of justice stands reudy to enforce whatever legislation the''congress, shall see fit to pass." Gompers Attacks Bill. Mr. Gompers in discussing tbe Graham bill objected particularly to the use of the words "force or violence." ASK WHISKY FOR PATIENTS Syracuse (N. Y.) Health Authorities Make Efforts to Prevent Spread ' of Influenza. Syracuse, 3f. Y.', .Jan. 23.—With fifty or more suspected cases of influenza in the city, health authorities and physicians generally are making^ efforts to prevent a repetition at tSie epHIeinte of 1918. Doctors began to make demands that the health de- •partment make arrangements whereby they could obtain whisky for,tiie treatment of patients. legation. • Martens Busy in Mexico. A new note on the. bolshevik movement in Mexico came from a copy of a' letter written by Linn Gale to L. C... A. K. Martens, the bolshevild's diplomatic representative at Ts'ew York. .. "Knowing- you lire tlie financial agent of the Russian society In-N!ew York," Gale wrote, "I take the,.libe > rty. of asking you if you can .give ,me financial aid in my propaganda,; in Mexico." ••-' ;j.;., He added the explanation thati'he was the editor of a magazine devoted to the furtherance of radicalism. ;'He explained that he went to Mexico to evade the army draft, "and since then," he added," "I have established very close relations with the Mexican government, which I'urged to bplshe-' vize the country, and which will, I believe, do-s6.:-:I'i}a.ve been extended^un- u'suai help, in..ynrious ways; by'JPiJeslr dent Carranxa' and his prime minister^ Secretary Berlanga." Carranza Hejping Soviet. The character of the testimony developed three phases of the program, the first that which took;the form of border raids beginning in 1015, the second that held put as a bslt by the Germans In the Zimmerman note when they dangled before the Mexicans the prospect of -recovering the border states with the possible assistance of Japan suggested, and the present, styled. in the coihinlttee's record, "the recrudescent plan." -The tfiird Is closely allied with the Impetus that has been given Uie bol- shevik movement and in support of that charge Chairman Fall announced j there would^ be jplaced before the committee the minutes of a meeting.pf an. anarchistic organization in Mexico that indicate the existence of a conspiracy to foment labor uprisings In the United States. . ly only In the highest civilized countries. You will find no strikes in China or India. They are growing in number in .Tnpan. Fears Effect of Measure. "It Is .my judgment^ after t\ lifelong study and experience, that this species of leglsla'tlon Ts not "goTng.Tb prevent " the things that Is sought to prevent* On the contrary, It will provoke them." Bepresentntlve Pou, North Carolina, aslfed how the bill would prevent mem 1 the .provision making assemblages of a certain character illegal, by Inhibition of free speech, free press,, free discussion," replied Mr. Gompers. ,1,000 CASES FLU IN TOLEDO Commissioner of' Health Traces Only Three Deaths to Epidemic So Far. Toledo, O., Jan. 23.—One thousand cases of influs'nza in this city were reported by C. W. Waggoner, commissioner of health. ,So far only three deaths are traceable to the epidemic, he said. - Wife of the Secretary of the I. W. W. Passes Away After Long Illness. . ' Denver, Colo.. Jan. 23.—Mrs. Xevtida :~3 Haywood, wife of \ViIlia~m D. Hn.,- •vviiofi ol Chicago, secretary 01 riie industrial Workers of the World, diccl in 'rPeaver after a long illness. Mrs. -Hnywood, who wns born in Ne- va'dtt fifty, years ago. had made Den- ver her home for a-number of years. ~ -High Cost Kills Newspaper. Corning; N.' Y., Jan. 23.—The Cor- nine Daily Journal has announced sus- of publication because of the ALBANIA,QUAKE. KILLS SCORE Victims Are Buried in the Ruinsiof Their Homes.in the Region .of Janina. NEW BLOW AT PROHIBITION Jersey Officials Plan to Have Amendment Declared Invasion of State Rights. Jersey City, N. J., Jan. 32.—Efforts to have the federal prohibition arot;n'd- ment declared an invasion ofr swite rights, as declared by Governor "Edwards in his inaugural address'Tues- day, will be,begun immediately in the Vienna, Jan. 23.—News has been r»-1 United States Supreme court, it W.TS re'vefi Jiere'tnut 20 persons were killed announced after a conference bore of by an earthquake in southern Albania, riie victims were burled in the ruins of their homes in a village, which was partly destroyed in the region of lanina. Vice Governor of Philippines Hurt. .-Manilla. P. I.,".Tiin. 23.—V;ce Governor General Chnrles E. Yeater of tbe Philippines was slightly injured and a friend named Bothwell of SI. Louis was pamruiiy injuren wnen an axle or the-automobile in which they were rqke, swerving the machine the governor and State Attorney General McCran. PLAN JUNIOR TRADE -B6DY Young Men's Business and Civic Delegates Meet at St. Louis to Perfect ' Organization. St. Louis, Mo., Jan., 23.—Steps toward perfecting the tentative organization of the United States junior chamber of commerce were taken at the national caucus here of repre- of the Young Men'» : «Busl- Civlc associations. . .A. , . ••; Out of Tracfc-Or "Auto" Track? The question is for you, Mr. "Wagon User, to answer in your, own way. You'll/hare to make a decision— perhaps right now; perhaps ^latei^ but, in any event, in the near future. : We want to help you all we can in making your decision.,, The best way we" know of is to remold you --of- what is happening to>the roads. -•'.'• On 90%: pf the country roads of today the automobile makes the track. Iri a short time this-will increase to more nearly 100%. -The automobile with its standardized 56 inch width has come to stay. Con- < sequently the "auto" track farm wagon has also come to stay. Maybe your ow'n automobile is helping to make this standardization permanent on 'the roads. .' .' ., .. '_.^~-,:' . . '..•_< .\.--,'-. - ,''- , Isn't i^ then, the logical thing for you to buy wagons t that will track perfectly and smoothly in the path or ruts made by the-automobile? Do you want the wheels on one side of your wagon to follow the rut While those on the,other side ride on rough ground, jolting and wracking your wagon, putting an extra strain on your horses and spoiling the road for y-our^ own-or. other autos? "When everybody uses "auto" track wagons,—as we believe everybody will in the near future,—all this road trouble will be overcome. Wagons and automobiles will run smoothly in the same tracks, saving wear and tear on wagons, horses, autos Snd tires, and making better roads. - ' - v Come in and talk it over with-us. We have a lot. of information—more than we have room to print— that will help you in making your decision on the type of the next wagon you buy. * H.O.HALL&CO. ' , •- •'.-' •' . ' )'•-., '•'•'..'•' V Carbondale, Illinois. > Dealer in Coal, Feeds and Seeds

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