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Carbondale, Illinois
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Carbondale—^' VOLUME 17. CARBONDALE, IIJJNOIS, , FEE; 7, NUMBER 10GL NAME AND INSTRUCT DISTRICT DELEGATES FOR LOWDEN PRESIDENT , ~° ..-•«..•. .if" *—— ~ v iin*;r-aSiU«». Congressional DistrictCpun- ty Central Comiriitteereen Meet at Roberts Hotel in Conference and . Name Delegates to National Convention. . ,; Delegates from this congressional district to the national convention for the nomination of the Republican party's, candidate for president, -were named this afternoon . at a meeting of the 'chairmen of the county central, committee from the counties in this .•district, Resolutions were passed ai the meeting recommending and instructing the delegates to vote 'for Gov Frank O. Lowden for • the Republican, nominee for president. •"/The meeting was called by H. H. • Kohn, of. Anna, chairman of the com'. mitteemen. Those attending' were: H. H-. Koim, Union., county,. Anna; James A.' 'White," Jackson county, Murphysbor6;Hal Trovfllian, "W;illiam- son county, Herrin;M. F. Browner,Pu- NOT TO CLOSE SCHOOL AND CHURCHES HERE ON ACCOUNT OF Unchanged Situation Means Continued Precautions on Part of Citizens—Report Many Cases of Grip—Fewer Cases of Prieumo nia—Large Number of O.ases: Reported the Last Few; Days. La Grippe and flu are still maintaining -their grip in Carbondale, with small signs of decrease. The. cases, however, are not as severe'as at first and"not 'so' many are running into pneumonia' as at .first, according to Rev: J. W. Merrill, of the local board of health. . .' •.'.'" There is no prospect of the schools or churches . closing on account of sickness here.' - 'Rev. J. W. Merrill in h'is report this morning says: •A .large . number- of new cases of grip ; as','well '• as flu be reported is partly due to the fact that the State Board of Health requires all cases- of grip as well as flu to be reported HORSE BURNS IN BARN FIRE AT MURPHYSBORO laski county, Piilaski; C. O. Patier, Al-| and placar( jed. Jt 'i s also likely true exander conuty; Herman Gilster, Ran-: that there is no decrease as yet of siek- dolph county; Henry Bailey , Perry .county; J. W. Smith, Franilin county. MRS, EMMA BETTS DIESlftSTNIBHT • Death Followed Complication of Diseases for the Last Few Years-^ Was Mother of Eight Chil- dreh-^-Six in Carbondale. Mrs. Emma Betts aged 55 years, a ness. This means continued care' to keep away from homes of sickness so far as possible and care on the' part of the - sick that they do not infect others'. Schools will not be closed unless the epidemic assumes larger proportions but no children from infected homes should go-to school unless-they be kept a-way from- the sick members | of the home. The same precaution, should be observed on .the part of other members of the home who go out on business or errands. •Churches will not be closed this ..jesident of C-arbondale. for a numiber,.of.| we g k j, ut it is insisted-that special years; died at -her home on"Hester, a t, ten ,tjo n to ventilation be given. No street at 6:30 last .evening, following more VII Q!K funerals are to be^permitted during'the epidemic." All" other extra or unnecessary public gatherings are to be eliminated. Coughing and sneezing in public is especially dangerous. If one cannot refrain use the handkerchief and as A Horse Burned to death in'a fire which destroyed the stable at the Sam Congardl home on North' Ninth street, next to the Taveggia store, early Friday morning. Some hay also burned. Pigeons, squir-, rels, chickens and rabbits in the stable got out when the firemen turned a stream of water into the burning building, says the Era. The firemen go.t the alarm, at 2:45 o'clock Friday morning and. found the stable all ablaze when they got there, and the; horse .burned to death. Congardi declared .that he had no.idea how started. .HELD AT ST. LQUIS - L Mri --Tucker; wife of,._a . Murphysboro .man, who claimed'.she i left Murphysboro is. few*, week* aflo with'Jim Hl.ll," a man under . indictment in connectiorv : with the shooting of a watchman at the silica plant at that place wire both arreited in St. Louis yesterday according to a message re- • calved at the.sheriff's':office.. vny Tucker claims, in addition to hjs wife, with the. taking of her as / spulmate,- also disappeared' $80 in, money," a $50 suit of clothes belonging to him, a $225 'diamond ring .and $800 in note,s. ! . Tucker • prepared to leave for St: Louis . yesterday..afternoon, • ..'• . . .';A later message to the sheriff's ' office states the couple were being held under the 'Mann Act. PLAN TO MAKE CON- Nab Clerk NECTING CITY STREETS GOOD AS STATE ROADS State Engneer ProposesPIan of Having Streets of City Coanectng State Hard Roads as Good as , the StateHighways. '.- To build' up the 'streets In Qarbon- dale which connect with the state h.ard roa'ds, cpmin'g into the city from four directions, iipto. 'stanjiard in quality as good as the hard roads^w'as the proposal presented the city council last night ,:by- a 'state engineer. /The state hard roads 'will he built of eon- erejte and some.' of the. street's in | connecting roads hardly reach/up to the city .limits; while other .streets'.will not be up to the quality of .hard"roads- 'to be built by.the state. '. -•'..; Robbing U. S Money .'j, '. t "* '; • - " . Caught, .with'-* ruse in' TriiicSc a~ coy 'special ''delivery letter, was..; James Miller; a -veteran mail, al on the I. C. from Cartondate'to/ jC&iea- go,. was '•arrested' at VETERAN COLORED NORMAL EMPLOYEE DIES a protracted illness with a complica- ' tion of "diseases. • She was the mother of eight children,'six of'whom reside in Carbondale,-as follows: Mrs. R. G-. Lamar, 'Mrs: H. C. Brewer, .Mass Jennie Lipe, B.' G. Lipe, Willie Lipe, L. O. Lipe; j soon as pO s S i. b i e leave the assembly, also Mrs. M. C. Hopkins, Boskydell, Mrs. C. B .Lindg'reen, Chicago. The funeral services" will be .held at the home at 9 o'clock in the morn- ,ing. Rev: L W.. Lyerle. will c° nduct picture • shows until the epidemic is" The limited' space at the theatres and the difficulty of enforcing the anti- coughing and -sneezing regulations ought to .lead people to indulge less in WAR LORDS WANT TRIAL BY SWISS Willing to Submit Themselves to Neutral Tribunal, Says Berlin Paper. SAY THEY "DID THEIR DUTY" Accused Men Join' in Declaration They .Will Not Surrender to the Entente — Switzerland to Follow. Holland's Lead. Paris, speakin Fell. 7. — Premier MiUeraud in the cbamber of deputies .the" 1 funeral, -cemetery. Burial at County Line Attorney T. B. F. Smith Home Slightly Damaged ; \ ;by Fire Today . Prompt and efficient ; work of. the local firemen with .their new chemical equipment saved the home of J. M. Johnson, and Attorney and Mrs. T. B. F. Smith from destruction by fire about.2 o'clock this afternoon. The fire started on -She roof, it is presumed f-rom'a spark! The fire department was on the scene by th°, time the •Whistle 'quit- blowing, .putt- \-' past. - out almost .immediately, age was slight. the fire Tht Idam- One Injured in1. C. Wreck Near Jackson, Tenn. Second'No. '±0- an I. C. express train, was -wrecked below Jackson, Tenh;, early' this' morning. The I. C. : and M. & O. use the tracks jointly ,in this' 'section and the derailment occurred on the M..-& O. tracks. One trainman was injure'd, according to meager reports reaching the local division office late this afternoon. Masons Plan to Build Temp- pie °to Cost $80,000.00 The Masons of Cairo are planning a building tha will cost $75,000 to $80,000 upon the site that thay have secured at Ninth and 'Poplar -'streets. They plan to put up a building that will not ,onl;r !be. an ornament to that neighborhood but will m;eet the needs of 'the lodge; They will probably "have plans prepared by someone familiar with lodge architecture. It is not expected that the building will be put Tip this year, but they plan to finance it this year and do 'the construction during 1921.—Cario Citizen. som' Jones, 'Known 'to Thousands of Students Passing "through the Portals of [the School For .Twenty Years—"Faithful . Servant." •. ' ' ' ' Former County Resident ••'-.:-' : . Dies in Indiana day, charged .with' robbing the Unite* States'mails.' " \: '•"- •"'/'" • . He was caugnt.when.the placed a. decoy Tetter containing ^ey in his car.-Miller was caugnt"viitfc ! the, letter on. (his person; -^utltoritSes 1 'state. Just;hdw long he.hBi9,-^en doling ithis,.'.is' not known, although he .has.been in'the service* mot* <h*a.'- fifteen years,! postal ;6mcials5 aseert, He was .takein toi the federal coins* ;a* Danville,-, It is said he waiyed;,.liis- hearing and is now awaiting tiie' sc* tio'n of the federal grand: jury. Hhs home is at Edgewood.. .-.'., . - FRANCE STICKS TO U, S, Premier Says Government : ' ; Keep. Up Alliances. Will Local H. S. Teachers Attend County Meeting . Misses Ida Anderson, Lula Royse, Janie Hall and Mlarion Clancy, Prof. To Pursi'e Its Policy of Friendship Which Enabled the French to Win the War. . i Paris. '7. — P'remier Millcrancl, replying fo 'interpellations on the for eiji-n policy, said the government would pursue its polify of alliances and friond.Klilp which- allowed France A. R. Boone, H; Carl Gregg and Pauli to^vin (1;« war. | •Gregg, teachers in. the Lincoln High School, .were:-'in Murphysbporo today attending .'a-'meeting of the High School-teachers of the county. EGYPT'S MULES TOPPE6 MARKET AT EAST ST. LOUIS McCLURE, 111-, Feb. 6.—Egypt's mules topped the markot in East St. Louis on Feb. 4.Ernest Caldwell of McClure sold a carload to the Sparks Louis that averaged 3500 pounds per j p^ttloK Head and two pairs sold for $1,000 each. M. M.ii'ornml ik-clared he regretted that the United States had not yet ratified the twiily. hut remarked that the reparat.iuns <-oiiuni,ssion was functioning iiml "we have no disquietude concerning: ihe final decision of tire United Stnles'." Discussing the Franco-American military pact, M. Mlllerand said it was reassuring 'because both countries want/it, except that, one wants it to be perpetnnl while the other wants it terminated if the League 'of Nations i nter . ( ] ecme ,j to adequate •It is .reported that this is the high- est'price', yet 'Paid for mules frpm Southern. Illinois. " The premier pointed out that the anti-bolshevik . nrmies had been checked, but declared that nothing Justified. '.the. belief .-tfiat their reverses were final. • . I said Germany had failed to keep her treaty engagements, notably that regarding the delivery of coal. He then said the allies' would take meas ui-es to have her do so, even If recourse to military-coercion were nee essary. "We do not intend to ask Ger many for anything which is not flu. us," he said, "but we will exact every thing Germany owes. us. We will us all the ' measures, provided in th treaty." This : statement was ap plauded. Berlin, Feb., 7.—The German govern ment probably will be willing, to sur render its nationals charged-with wa crimes-to be tried by a-neutral trlbuna If the entente will agree, ,says the Na tional Zeitung.- • .-'. .. The Swiss government, the hewspa per says, has declared its readiness t arrange such a tribunal. .- Field Marshal Buelow told the Loka Aazeiger that Germans ^hose name are on the list of. those whose -extn dltion was-ignominy to which "no Ger : man would voluntarily submit" "Will Never'Give Up." The field marshal! declared he would never place himself at the.disposal'of. the entente nations, and expressed the belief- that most of- the commanders named In the allied list would take.the same view. y'- .•:. • It is understood' that meetings of army and navy commanders were .held oh January 7, and it was unanimously concluded that evasion of the extradition clause .of the_ Versailles treaty, was entirely comj atible with German honor, and that no one .must voluntarily surrender. • Legal objections should be lodged against orders fdr tlie arrest of any of the -commanders; it was 'decided "at these meeting!*. Premier Bauer's conference with party leaders Saturday will probably determine whether .the national assembly will be called, to consider the extradition situation. Refuse to Meet Demands The government has issued to the press a proclamation reiterating its opposition to th'A .extradition demand and declaring it. cannot, be .fulfilled by this, or any other government. Even if the present government is forced to give way to a new cabinet coin'rosed of independent socialists or other frictions. the~same situation v.'ill prevail, It-is said. The covering note and -the-official has not *een received here, and unofficial list which was sent'to .(Toes..noii-aJToo.'!/a.basis for even Known as. a faithful, honest, con- cieutious workmanrand friend of the scho.ol, to a flow of thousands .of students for the last- twenty-two years, som -Jones, a colored veteran fireman and janitor at the Normal, died at 10 o'clock at his -home, 409 East Oak street. He was-60 years .old. •"Isom," .as he was • favorably and amiliarly known to thousands of young people, known perhaps to the majority, f all the students attending the s'chqol for more than twenty years', was ; found ;o6d,.,natur.e.d < ..commanding'_a,synipaz the? tic'resp'ect from, students, .these wish'ully gazing upon the !)& flower beds,as tbespringbreezestirred their enhancing, fragrance. It was "Isom's" job to. see that thes^ beds were -not disturbed, being watchman with his other duties. His duty was always respected by the 'young folks of the school. In the last few years, with -the decline o£ health, he -was given- a job as care taker of the green house. " : -' : The funeral will be held/ at the RockhilL Baptist church tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock. Burial at. Oakland Cemetery. He leaves no family; ...... The funeral -service will ' charge of the colored Masons. 1 .The Lafayette, Ind., Journal, speaking, of the death "of Chas. A. Little, a 'former Jackson county- resident, says: • . . • ... .' : - .. •_ ..^-. . . ' Charles A. Littlw, proprietor, of a restaurant, at 103 Main street, died early.^ Wednesday morning at St, Elizabeth hospital of pneumonia. Mr. Little was taken, ill last Monday :and -went to the 'hospital Tuesday afternoon. -He 1 . -was 48 years old and *was born at Carbondale, 111., his. father being the late .Rev., Harvey In gram : Little, a noted . Baptist ' minister in •Southern Illinois, who diet some years ago Mr. Little hat been conducting a restaurant here .for about three years,-, but at one time 1 worked as a blacksmith helper, at the Monon. shops. He- was 'a mem- " FINDS CASH ON TABEE John Kerri Picks Up $400 ,of Newberry Money; •••*. and three daughters survive,. Evelyn, -who resides-. in- California, -and Ruth and -Margaret Ann, -The body was prepared for burial - at. the ; Templeton' parlors. / Short funeral services will be h'eld at "the house Friday noon and the body will 'be, taken to Lo'gansportlou.'burial. ' •.; i :o:i 41!" tlie oi IL-sted'- meii., If-i-- clinr;.ted Hjrsilnwt th 'iniproh:;lile 1!i lli-i'imi'tly trot Avitli tbo n;-.'- Li'ni.'al nssWnhly, '\v-liirli is PxpcctO'l tr reconvffr.o next,' w«c.!r, 'nlt-lipiifrh it ort-. .lourned until tlie.ond'o'f the month.' • Swiss Follow Holland's Lead. Gmievfi. Fi.>l>. 7.— -S'.'-iss federal nil-- llior!tie.«. ir is wpi'i-l'-d. will" foH'o.w tlK pj-ecedent set hy Holland iu-.deallnp i ihe ullies for-- th' -.inaiiK ; who, '-lire i 1 ' GLUE TO OKLAHOMA Witness in Michigan ''• Trial Tells Methods of Campaign' ' ' Ing for Senate. Grand Eapids, Mich., Febv 7.— John.' B. Kern of Midland, Mich., -testily in the Newberry trial, saM Terry. Corliss, a defendant,'called on him In. too middle of August, 1918.. He said Corliss asked him to aid in, organizing the county for -Newberry in his campaigfi . for the United States senate. ' Corliss told the witness he was in charge of" the campaign in jseveral counties.. ' Description Sent Shows Them, not to be Those Suspected—Mrs. O. R. Christoph, Sends Description •f"'} to Bridges. ' ' •with dcint'nds c'xtrnditiiui of . this country. - ; Foianor. i.Vowu I'miprecht -.«' BaVaria. hs-well as w-vernl minor offl cers.'-on ; rli«"."3iff«i(li1ion list. inr .Say. Bcrlin^Gcvernrnont. 'Must Quit. i'*have been, .in ..London. P«l.);'7.—A-lio'rlin ilispato'- Brdees store to Hie. 'ExrlniiiKR , To.lfisfnnli comnnnv qn'otes"the Kri'Hn T!iS''W.«ifuns-n'i Rsiy lnfti'.-1-luV"C!< s n]i!in 'Ko.vp7 - nm«nt 'must ri-- si;;n; while tlie- Allfffiniplnp Zeitnn.i !>•• ssn'd to assert tl^.e • q.nestion of extraditinp: Oertnr.ns.-'nctnisytl of, ^MolEltioll•! of the lh"\vs of \v:ir i^ ''for 'the Avliol<* country to rlpchli?,. >'o Hint the German states may ('iete.rmine wlietliGr'tliey are willing to be the victims of an. invasion." . . . '- '•: W.hat -'was first believed to 'be a .link of evidence in- the robbery of Bridges store, after.inyestigation turn- 'ed out to be a -wrong steer.' It was reported a few.days ago that a couple was selling silks'at McAllister, Okla., Jat'very low prices, may have 'been in'a way connected with the Bridges robbery. - .' . . , Mrs. 6. R. Christoph, sister-in-law of Miss,Ada Christoph, formerly of •this eity.sent a clipping to' Mr .Bridges,telling of the suspicious silk peddlers.' He at "once' "wired'for a 'minute description of the goods, which indicated they were not connected with the couple susp'ected here. Reports circulation that the Bruges' store has its goods back, but tMs is'.contrary to-fact. '-..-. .About a week'before 'the CorUss, called him. to. Detroit, to -ineot- Kih'g. 1 '' ' "" -•-'••j' Corliss introduced him to. King ;;i»!'. • left ttte room, but there was anotlier- man there whom -the witness, dick «<>T name. , ' "I think we discussed campaign expenditures," said the witness, but tio. •coul-tl not 'remember- whether- this 'extended to other counties. Kern said a .sealed envelope wiV:. laid on the table beside him. Unopened it on the traiir, .he- said,, ami.-. found $400 in it. He set the date of . this occurrence as some -time between. August 15 and 20. .'.. ; •. Kern said he w,as secretary, of the- county organization and made, a threi.': day automobile trip about 'Ibe county '.with Corliss in a hired 'machine.. -Kerc said lie hired automobiles pn- otbeF-oc- .cashious. Tlie purpose was.- to. "vis; 6. . men about the county. Out of 'the $400 Kern said he puiii fi>r the automobiles and "employee!' some kids to pasax.Oerature." H« could not remembt.. : ._.."e .amount of those items nor the amount-.Jie n«<><3'- for postage. -" '•'..'.:. . He said he spent nbouj $96 of tlie money .a'nd returned the;, rest; to B. Frank Emery. -. . •' The circulation of nominating pe(i~- titions for James W. Helme in WH Democratic primary' . was .connected; with the local Newberry organization by testimony introduced. , . ' TWO DIE .f/jVARNISH BLAST VVorkers . Lose Lives When' Tank BldAMS Up in Chicago Factory— Several 'Hurt. Chicago; , Feb. 7.—Two 'workmen were instantly killed'and several others injured when a varnish tank exploded in tlie furniture factory of A. D; DorVell company, 1597 Archer avenue. At the : time-.of, the blast hundreds of girls and men employed in factories 1n the same building were thrown into a panic. .Windows in the •^neighborhood, were shattered. The dead .are: William Egger and Joseph •Hllkes. "The steel head of the tank struck both meji squarely. ; Blte\ of metal flew to otfier parts of'the room; Injuring several' : workmen. • ": INJURED IN JUMP Crew Leaps From Motor Car to Prevent Crash With |3ox Car on .' Track. \ ,:Ed .-Austin,' Sain. Jones and Blbert Bass, colored section men, were slightly-'injured about 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon when they jumped' from a motor car on which they were riding shortly before it'struci a local freight 'car The accident occurred if) the .1. C. .north yards.. H. J. -Cbrzine, -section foreman, and other section .-laborers' on the motor car, who also .jumped when they realized- their danger, v escaped, injury: BIRTHS Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. W-illiams Kriday evening a. 10, pound 'boy. The /little- gent\-will':be: ; cail^d Billie.. Ed .moni '.'.' '.'•• .'.•-. .'•'. •''„.- ,.- '.'-•'' ".-':' '.-.' DALLAS WELCOMES PERSHtNG Fine. Day Greets A. E. F. Commandev to Largest Texas City—Thou- : sands Turn Out. -• ' • ' Tex., Feb. : 'i.— May. it&y-' and thundering^, .ovations' - -Dallas, weather . greeted- 'C!en." John 'j. Pershing- > he came to Dallas on his triumpTi'rti.' tour 'of Western and miri-Westerpv. states. . ' ; , ,. From the moment he .stepped 1 fro rn-j his .train at the union ; teririinal hly .>reception became a. "series'- of spon- - taneous outbursts from... the thronsra-' packed into every available position' .along the line, of maneh to- • the city. hall. - Thousands, jammed, their: way h).t« ' favorable positions, in "front of Urn ••• city hali to hear the famous soldier':; • thanks' for . the welcome lie Had received. ' . . LODGE TREATY RUMOR DENIED" Report That Lloyd George Accepteoti. Reservations Declared Untrue- in London. - London. 'Feb. 7.—A special dispatpfe;- received here".'front New York sta-fes"-- it is rumored there that Premier Lloyd? George has cabled his acceptance o£" proposed reservations to the VersaBles- treaty to United States Senator Lodge.-and other members of. the senate ier- eign relations committee: : Inquiries at the;;premier's,'"official residence iimve.-- 'evoKed tlie-reply -that the ruiiibrJsinote-' tru«.'-:\ "Uli" ";'.";' ••..•.•..•--•• ;-'i.';: ! !;}

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