The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 3, 1920 · Page 1
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Car bond ale—"Athens of Egypt. VOLUME 17. CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS, TUESDAY, FEB. 3,1920. NUMBER 96- Normal Team Humbles K.5HS Ark. Aggies 37 to 19 Yarsity Five Outplays Reputed Arkansas Aggies to the Score of 37 to 19—Salted Down Game at End of ( First Half and Then Played a Defensive Contest— j- Normal Five Shows Rapid Develoyhient — Won & Against Sparks College Friday. The Normal .basket ib'alV team downed the famous Arkansas Aggies five 37 to 19 at the Normal gym last night. This was the first game the Aggies had lost.'this season. Thejj have won- five games on their tour in. Missouri and Arkansas. x The Normal team last night-showed good playing.ipersistent effort and good' head -work.' • The" first half ended 27 -to 10 in favor, of the Normal. From this time on, as Coach Lodge said •'they had the game won and salted it down in the second half." In'-'the last part of'the' game the'Normal hoys played almost wholly - a defensive game. • '. . . . . . Compared with the game at Bhelby- ville when the Normal trimmed Sparks "College, the Normal didn't put up as strong -a. game, although the contest •last night was one of the best and most interesting one on the local floor this season^ The Normal showed a good fighting spirit and pluck. The Aggies r were no extraordinary team and .the Normal didn't have to play an extraordinary game. In spite of the height of .the'Aggie center "Buddy" Doolin 1 'took the tip off nearly, every time, and Brooksie failed once in the whole game to s,e- cure the ball immediately after the tip off.' In the first scrimmage the ball was tipped by Doolin to Brooks who sent it to Rude. Failure -at goal trial allowed the Aggie guard to "shoot it to their end -but a failure' on their part "permitted 'the Normal team,to- begin - their fast team work., they ' carrying . the, ball to their end" by "series of'short snappy passes and Brooks caged the shooting. 5he man wounded was H. L. Claussen. The office was crowded when .the shooting- occurred and' tremendous excitement was caused by the shots. . KILLED BY INTERURBAN CAR Victim Was Trapped. Between High Walls of Snow Which Prevented Escape. Dunkirk, N. Y.,' Feb. 3.—Trapped on the tracks by high walls of snow, which had been piled up on either side by snowplows, three persons'were killed; Dy a Buffalo and Lake Erie nnter- urtmn crir jnenr Lamuarton. A curve in the track' prcv.ented. the motorman from seeing the p'nrty. ' •' POLES NOT TO OPEN DRIVE Bolshevist Delegates at Dorpat Say Poland Has Abandoned Military Preparations Against Russia Be-. cause of Livonia's Action. London, Feb. 3.—Pea'ce was definitely concluded Monday between Esthonia and the Russian soviet government, it Is announced in 'a wireless dispatch from Moscow. ; The bolshevist delegates at Dorpat declare that Poland hns abandoned her military preparations against Russia, which were to be followed by simultaneous attacks upon Moscow and Petrognid, according to ,, • „„ i " Central News dispatch from Reval. Aggies assuming the aggressive,- cag- Esthonin _ po]nml h . ls ing three balls to the Normal's one. Then the boys got busy fearing a come l>aek and.played them to a standstill. After the coach was certain the Normal would win, -he-sent in two subs ball. ' '. Shortly the Aggies tightened up on their defense and the Normal feeling easy as to the result ceased their ex- •tremely aggressive tactics. At the end of the first half ths. score stood 27 to . 10., . The . second half begun with the ESTHONIA SIGNS PEAGEWITH REDS Warfare With Soviet Government at Moscow Ends, Says Wireless Message. BIG FARMERS' MEET LOCAL COMMITTEES Announcement Made of Carbondale Citizens to Direct Plans for Carbondale Great Farmers' Conclave —Citizens Urged to Cooperate for Their Hosts. Relief Workers Organize 1II 1C 1 DDE A DA U PC f)E For Fund Drive luloArrtAnANbtUr The Baptist World Relief. Seventy- five Million Campaign workers 1 met yesterday afternoon: "at .the home of Mrs. J. M. Etherton on South Normal Avenue Sunday af teriobn -and/organis- ed for work to finish raising th'eir quota. A' suin^of $1205^ has .already been pledged which will be paid within a period of five .years, . . , who were about as good as his first team, relieving Roberson, who had _. played guard and Rude who had done :. good work.' The- Carbondale boys •' seemed satisfied with, the worjt they had .done and the last few moments' of the game seemed to' be orioly trying to keepthe Aggies hunting for the ball, and it did seem a -shame that there were not two-balls-on the .floor for the Aggies never got to touch the one • that was there. '.-.'• There is no wish to disparage the Aggie tdam, they were strong, fast and full of fight every, 'minute, 'and at no time did our team dare slack down to any appreciable extent. They were dangerous "Ht all times, strong on offense and great on defense, but they simply met a team too goo'd for them in spite of their size and speed; Another-.good game will 'be -played '-here next week end against Shurtleff College. Following is 'the line up for the team: . Doolin, C. Brooks, R. F. Rude, L. F. Carter, L. G. •Roberson, R. G. • .Carson and M. Allen, Subs. Fred Pabst refereed a satisfactory game for both sides. course, the delegates says,- because Livonia, "in accordance with tlic peaco treaty with • the soviet," has withdrawn her promise to place her army and;the -harbor of Reval at .Poland's disposal. ' ' Poles Block Concentration. Warsaw, Feb. 3.—Concentration of arge • numbers of- bolshe^st troops north of the Duna river has been prevented by. attacks by Polish units, according to an official statement issued the war office here. • Attempts to gather bolshevist forces «xlong the Lithuanian and ."white" Russian fronts are believed by military authorities to be part • of the soviet government's preparations for a spring' attack against' Warsaw. Newspapers here say 'the red offensive against P61and will be commenced as soon as possible. . Reds in Tiffis and Kutais. London, Feb. 3.—A bolshevist rising s reported to have 'occurred at Tiflls and 'Kutafs» in Trabsciiuctisiu. Both c'-ities are declart-d to be inutile hands of tie reds. , iU. S. -RAIL OFFICIAL SLAN .H. T. Swageman, Chief Clerk of Claims Department of Chicago Of fice, Shot by Former Employee. Chicago, Feb. 3.—Henry T. Swege- man, chief clerk of the claims depnrt- • .ment of the United States railroad administration offices, on the . fifteenth floor of : the Otis .building, was .shot and killed,,and another cleric was dangerously wounded -by n former employee. The assailant is. believed to have been a r miin named Donovan, who was formerly employed by the railroad administration'as an investigator. He escaped In the confusion following the DEAN HARKER ISSUES STATUTES OF ILLINOIS ANNOTATED jWith the announcement of those on- the local committees to handle State Farmers' Institute to be held here Feb. 18th, -19th and 20th, mobilization plans and activities, are now.'taking form, looking forward to the task of providing entertainment and necessities for the large number of visitors which will capture Carbondale ' during the meet. Every citizen is 'urged -to cooperate with the committees'in form- ,-ing their plans for one o£ Carbondale's 'greatest meetings. . Following are the local"committees: Institute Committees. « • Executive—JR. E. Mtickelroy, Chairman; H. G. Easterly, J. D. Dill, W. G-. •Gisne, F. M. Hewitt. J .M. Ethertou, J. E. Mitchell, Frank Krysher, R. E. Bridge-s, James Patterson. • < Entertainment—W. T. Felts, Chairman; E. G. Lentz, W. M. Bailey, Frank Myers, Frank Easterly, J. ' Searing,John Stotlar, Riley Huffman, C. Armstrong, . Frank Clements. Reception—J. D. Dill, Chairman; L. Bradley, M. Btherton, H. C. Mitchell, K. Federer, J. Winters, L. Renfro, G. M. Browne, W. A. Furr, R. E. Renfro, 'T. B. F. Smith, C. E. ,Feirich, B.' Wylie, E. Allen, J. W. Bilderback, L. C. Pet- .ersen, J. M. Pierce, Geo. T. Eaton, J. 'L. Parks, C. Armstrong, I, W...-Dill, R. Thompson, J. England, J. H. Haley, A. L. Spiller, A. S. Caldwell. Information.—S. E. Boomer, ..Chairman; W. O. Bflown, • F.. B. Hin Solomon Crawshaw, W. G. Robinson, H. O. Hall, Frank Dubbs. Registration—Tracy Bryant, Chairman; Edward Miles, G. W. Smith, F. G. Warren, Geo. Al'bon, Chas. Gullett, Li. E. Ranch. Publicity—R. A. Taylo'r, Chairman; Mrs. J. T. Galbraith, B. E. Hill, G. D. Wham, Herbert Hays! B. R. Burr. Music—G-. C. Bainum, Chairman; Mae Hayes, Julia Dickermzin • Chastaine. Students' Committee—Ira Featherly, Chairman; A. B. Churchill, B. McNeeley, L. Btherton, A.Warren,Philo Gilbert, M. Myers, D. Renfro, C. Stin'e, B. Doolen, J. P. W!ham, H. Wiley, Philip Allen, Harry Allen. C. Belford, R-. Pulliam, H. Sitler, A. Andrews, H. Huff, H. Talbot, T. -Crawshaw, O. Austin, b: Anderson-; L,.' Oliver, Wra. E. Booker, J/ C. McCormick, K. McCullough, G. Lirly, J. -Bbyler, H. Wise- becker* F. Beggs, H. Loom is, R. Wyatt, 1C. Blair, J. Blair, C. Boyler, J. McLaughlin, E. Burroughs, L. Morton. Household Science Committee . Executive—Mrs. "John. Y. Stotlar, MJTS. W. A. Furr, Mrs. Wm. Hays, Mrs. I. W. .Dill, Mrs. Harry Marberry/Mrs. Frank Dubbs, Mrs. E. S. Scott,'Mrs. Fred 'Brown, Mrs. J. P. Gilbert, Mrs. H. G. Easterly. JDnteiitainment—Mrs. J D. Dill, Mrs. Ralph Thompson, Mrs; 'F. G. %arren, Mrs. Richard Taylor, Mrs. A.' D. "Bru•baker, Mrs. T. B. F. Smith", Mrs^. J.'W. Miller.Mrs. J. A. Pa,tterson, Mrs. E. T. Harris, Mrs. A. G. Purdy. . , Reception—-Mrs. Clyde L. Smith, Mrs. W. G. Cisne, Mrs. Loyd Bradley, New Secretary of Agriculture Has,High Cost of Living Cure. DISCHARGE ALL IDLE HELP Dean 0. A. Harker, of the University of Illinois Law School, has just issued Barker's Illinois Statutes Annotated, in four volumes. They are compiled and arranged by Judge Harker, formerly of thds city and circuit court judge in this district.. Judge jHarker is regarded one of the foremost authorities on statutes and jurisdiction in the middle west. Declares Useless Employees and Middlemen Must' Be Released From Nonproductive Work That They ' ' May Become Producers. , • • • ^ Washington, Feb. .3.—Reduce the number of middlemen and-.encourage their return to the farms to help increase procluctio'n ,of food. That Is the message brought to this capital by the-new secretary of agriculture, B. T. Meredith of lown. .Mr.-Meredith was sworn in amid clamors for his immediate attention to the problem of. reducing the cost of living. He .had been- Inundated- with telegrams and letters from-all parts of the country asking what he is going to do to bring down prices. The secretary, a tall, lithe man of nervous, intense energy,' with black wavy hair, "black, piercing eyes ami. •black, close-cropped mustache, slightly touched with gray, was ' running through these messages and expressing amazement that they should: be. addressed to him. .-"There-must be a general" feeling- that the cost of living is essentially an agricultural problem," Mr. Meredith observed, as he added another sheaf to the stack of messages. "It is, of course, related to agriculture, but no more than to many other lines of activity, and I am tempted to believe that the solution of the problem more in the hands ot^ those interested in clistibution and nonproductive enterprise than in the bauds' of the farmers." Must Satisfy Farmers. The secretary said the farmers will produce their utmost "if given satisfactory conditions." WON DAIRYMAN IS STILLA MYSTERY C. L. Rollins Leaves Saturday Night and Family and Friends Baffled as to His Whereabouts -^- Financial Difficulties Believed to Have Connection With His Disappearance. That the disappearance : of C. L. Rollins, a Murphysbqro dairyinan,raay be connected with financial difficulties, is the belief of friends and relatives at that place 1 .' Rollins disappeared Saturday night and '.relatives have heard nothing of his .•whereabouts since. ' •' The City National Bank of .Murphys- borp has filed the mortgages • as f ol : low:} in.effect: C. L. Rollins and: wife to itie City 1 National Bank, 27 head of milk cows $1250,also 14 head' of milk cows $1100. Another claim against Rollins was filed for $500. Said Nothing of Le'aving. " Rollins, had said nothing whatever to indicate that he contemplated leaving, or that he had any idea of committing suicide .relatives .state. He had complained for,.the past week of his head paining him. . His custom was to start out at 8 in the morning delivering milk about the city, usually completing the route about 10 a. m. and turning his horse loose, the .animal proceeding home while Mr. Rollins came down town and attended -to' such .business as he had before him each evening. Saturday thehorsereaceh d -ahmb 'Saturday,the horse reached home as usual,. but Mr. Rollins failed to gb home. Nothing much, was thought of it.until he failed to get home by evening, then Mrs. Rollins began making 'iriquirtes', but : without avail.'' She telephoned- her brother;. T. • W. Rowe~of Grand Tower, who came to- this city Sunday mornin-g and spent that day and Monday trying 'to locate Mr. Rollins. . ' CHECK FLU State Health Board Warns- Mu and La Grippe ATre.- Same-rDrastic Oifdeis T$y State 1 partment — Precautions; Are Urged. A A warning to observe precautions inx connection with. the cases of reported. fin and pneumonia has been ' s by Rev. J. W. Merrill of- the IccaFboariat of. health. Following is the statement:. of 'Rev. Merrill: . : •? A death -from pneumonia 'last'week.: and.several serious, cases ,of' flu, pneumonia now in town makes tae present- epidemic cf colds, grip or flu a serious^ matter. . ' • • ' . ' : The State Department of Healthv tells us that there is no difference between grippe and flu and we have- 'drastic orders to have all cases ;of grippe, flu' and pneumonia' quaranV . tined. ' ' ' ; : '• ; ' 1 If your doctor has not reported your" case you are violating the law by But doing so yourself. Placards will b& placed upon the residences as rapidly;' as cases are reported. Great care should, be exercised to • check the epidemic. Do no ' visiting than Is necessary. Keep- from crowds. Avoid coughing 1 sneezing in the presence of otiei's." " Keep the head cool, the body warm! and the feet dry. If you have a cold,! or ache all over, or have a lever calt. a- doctor. Obey the rules of It was reported in Murphysboro Sunday -that the missing man had been seen Saturday afternoon in Mlt. Carbon; that he was seen on the bank of Big Muddy river; and that he had j been, seen walking on -the shores of Carbon Lake. Mr. Rowe went_to.Mt. Carbon and questioned" a number of residents there, but could find no one •who. had/ seen .his' brother-in-law on . There is no intention at present to* 'close the -schools. It is better- for -the;: ' children- to be under observation inU school .than running the streets "•' 01:gathering in groups around the nejgh- ' borhood. - ' : So : says-, the- State Depart- . -ment of Healths Children -with-colds^ coughs and sneezing ^pells should be; kept at home'for the sake ofothers. "Just a little sense and care will like- - ly check this epidemic and save many lives. It is up to the public to help. Be. sensible and reasonable: ; , WIRELESS TO BE RESTORED? "What is the /mutter with' condi- ;tua * 'Side of the river, and could not J get confirmation of- the reports about him being seen at Carbon Lake or at the river; ' Mrs: Karl Federer, Mrs. Herbert Sullivan, Mrs. A. L. Ross, Mrs. Chas. Gauthier, Mrs. Bert Dickerman, Mrs. Costigan, Mrs.. Everette Miller; Mrs. R. E. Muckelroy, Dr. Delia Caldwell. Info.rraation : —Mrs.'A. L. Spiller, Mrs. Herbert Hays, Mrs.' Sam Patterson, Mrs. Frank Myers, Mrs. F. H. Colyer.' iMusic—G. C. Bainum, Chairman; Young White I. C. Machinist Injured Marvin White suffered injuries about the head and body in an accident at the round house shortly before 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. White, a machinist apprentice, was engaged, in work inside the front part of an engine when he fell on a pen lifter, cutting a gash in his forehead which required five stitches. A wrist and his lift side w-ere also injured. Mae Hayes, taine. Julia Dickerman Chas-, BIRTHS ' Claude Tanner '«f Herein was the Sunday gneet of Mrs. 'Ray Etherton and Mre. Gertru^e'CapTori: Announcements are being received here by friends of the birth of a baby daughter, Jan v .29, to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Crickton of Herrin. Mrs.Crickton, who was formerly Miss Gertrude Fleming of Olney and a teacher in the English department of.the Normal, has been in Lemon City. Fla., spending the winter. Mr. Crickton.-' was formerly mayor of Herrin. He is in Florida this winter also. The baby'daughter -w-eiEheB 10 pounds. She has been named Jane Wnllace. -, . • . tions?" 'he was asked. "Matter?" Mr. 'Meredith ejaculated, his eyes fairly blazing. "It certainly does hot spur a.farmer-to greater production to be obliged to sell his products for half or less than he later sees them sold for at' retail. "The dairy farmers wonder if they are treated squarely when- they receive 35 to 40 cents l : or e butter, and see it retailed at 85. ••' "The poultry men wonder why, when they receive fronr 40 to 50 'cents for eggs, they' retail as high as'$i a. dozen: ' • ' . - "The hog growers woiitler if they are not • in a 'hazardous' business when they buy feiiciiiK : and rill other supplies at gren'tly increased prices aiuy then see their'product fall 00 per Cam ' and solil by them at an actual loss in answer ID a ,ilema':id on the part of the; rest of the popuuiition for a reduced cost .of living.", "Business' raen," lie , continued, "must see usless employee IP retained to add 'to I lip cost of distributing what tlio .fiirnier now, producer. Useless employees must be releaseil from nonproductive wnfk that they may go into productive work., • Only Production !.s Vitsl. "• "Let us enjoy in .America as-hlshly developed a system of distribution— and let this include all the profession.-;, doctors, lawyers, teachers, as well as retailers, transportation , 'etc.—as w« now have, liut let UK .cut nut the usor less 'member, the surplus one here and lliere, and give him an opportunity to become a producer upon the, farm, or in the factory. "If the entire country, all business and all labor; does not recognize this as a common problem and do those things which give the farmer a fair compensation for his efforts, conditions' will not improve." NO HAPSBURS'FOR HUNGARY Allies' Couricil Denies It Will Recog. nize a King of the -Old Dynasty.' Paris, Feb.. 3.—Formal denial of rumors that.the allies would promote or recognize the restoration of rhe'Hnp.*- burg 'dynasty in Hungary -was: issno'l by the council of ambassadors. - Thrv statement . said such a -restoration jWOulfl'be in direct ^variance ' with tl'ie principles of the peace settlement. Government Will Return Stations ta Private Owners Soon as Peace Is Declared. Wnshlngron, Feb. 3.—Privutely- owneil wireless • stations now ' con-'' trolled by the navy department are;"t(>. • be "restored .to-their, owners "as-soon;' as-'peace' is-declared," Roar AdmiHTE : ' Griffin told the house naval committee^ Eleven high-power .stations of the Mor-'" coui Wireless company are'the prin^' ci'pal ones to be -affected, Jic said. -•' •" Greater'Wheat Acreage for France. • Paris, Feb.. 3.—Production of wlie'al must be. increased' in France, nccorO-' ing to newspapers eomiiieii'ting upon yesterday's meeting of the council .of ministers, nt-whlch tli'e situation .-'tila- tive to cereals was discussed. It is. said .the acreage, sowed this year is less than that seeded in 1014. RED ARMY PUT TO WORK NEW DULUTH POSTMASTER Thomas Considine Nominated—W. B. Dickson Named Register of Land Office at Dickinson, N. D Washington, Feb.'- '8.- 1 —Thomas \Con- sidjne was nominated'' to' be' postm'a'B- ter"at''Dnlutfif; : Wiliii»iP B!;"DMt&oii WM n6 ; mlhated v re'gfstjif of'th' office' at'• I>)ckih8oii;"&' IX • Lenine .Decree Orders Soviet'Soldiers to Engage in General Labor Activities. • Washington, -Feb. 3.—The ' Russian bolshevik army has been put to work, according, to a press report of a flecrr« issued by' Lenine January 15, rec'elvci'l by the state clepurt'ment. .-tinier tlui decree men' of the soviet army hereafter must engage in' general labor activities.- DRY RATIFICATION IS UPHELD Colorado Supreme Court- Decides Action of the State Legislature : Was Legal. . Denver, Colo., Feb.. 3.—The legality of the action of the Colorado legislature .in ratifying the prohibition amendment to ,the federal Constitution without submitting the -question to a referendum'"vote^waS'upheld bj the state'supreme court here; "i KILL FIFTY MEXICAN REBELS:: Bandits Under Former Federa4 Officer •_ Attack Oaxaca—Defeated ^fter Five-Hour Battle. . Laredo. Tex.. Feb. 3.—Fifty rebels were killed and 25 taken prisoner. at;.,..Oaxaca, in the Mexican swte-of tha.t, name, when n rebel band, cominft.mleil "• by.Albino Carrilo, a former federal oiV ficcr, attacked that city last Friday., The rebels were defeated after liv.o-." hours' lighting. According to Mexlcoi--. City newspapers received her. BIG EARTHQUAKE IN BRAZIL Dispatches From the State of Geraes Report Shocks^pf Un- ' -•»• precedented Violence. ^' Buenos- Aires, Argentina, Fob. 3..- — ' Dispatches from the'. still n of'Minae'- Geraes, Brazil, 'report that an earth- - qnake Sunday shook down a number of houses in the' country districts, ere- - ating great panic among the inhnbi- : tants. The dispatches say that in- in-'-' tensity. . the earth- shock is without- precedent in that region. FIND~SUfiE CURE FOR FLtli Paris Pasteur Institute Doctors Art- Now Perfecting ,a Vaccine Called "Type B.-' ' Paris, Feb. 3.—Tlwf only sure cure- of the influenza exists at the famous-Pasteur institute, where doctors are- now perfecting a vaccine eall'eu "type- B," which is expected definitely to ri* the world of influenza epidemics. The- vaccine, which contains M.OOO.OOpioOO* dead bacilli per cubic centimeter, caE be used both for cure and' prevention.. , One subcutaneous injection'of frbn* 'one half to : .-one. cub'lc centimeter/lias' '•• been fotrtfl 1 sufficient to render^' fe ' healthy person Immuae fet the i of tfc*''epidemic;

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