The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 12, 1920 · Page 2
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS i r«t DAILY FREE PRESS Established FOOD PRICES TUMBLE t8C3 Weekly 1877 Chicago Market Experts See Stil! Lower Prices. Press Publishing Co. «IR8. JOHN T. GALBRA!TH Editor and Manager Telephone •-. 218 : TERMS" ' .... ,Ssbscrlptlon 15 cents a weefc, .JLflTe.rtlalnK bills due weetly. . Jo?) worK strictly casn, ..4NNDAL SUBSCRIPTION J7.80. . Stotered at the postofflce at'Carbon- ,.iiS«Jte,- Dliiiois, as second class matter. ,.-OMce In the Free Press Building, •• 37««t Main Street. Feb. 12, 1920; HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER. Tie Free Press is authorized to an— aounce GBOR"GE A. FORE as a candi- . -date for Highway Commissioner o£ Carbondale township, subject to th'e ^Republican Primary March 20. ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR. ' "The Free Press is. authorized to announce WM. M. HOLLIDAY as a -candidate for reelection tor Assistant Supervisor of Carbondale township; suoject to -the JMarch 20. » Republican Primary •„''XN MEMORY OF LLINCOLN ' Tjhe, anniversary of Lincoln's -birth! We do well to pause in the hurry and confusion and sorid selfishness o£ these strenuous times to meditate up- joii the character and illustrious deeds of the. great Emancipator. Out of our midst, one of our very own,heclimbed the toilso»€- way_to the loftiest sum- oiits.of undying fame and became the -.leader and prophet o£ our great-democ- Eggs Quoted at 56y z Cents Wholesale -'—Flour $1' Lower and Potatoes Cheaper. Chicago, Feb. 12.—Food iiricea are tumbling. Tliat.arinouncemi-.-iit is not a' mere theory, but a present-day- fact, to be demonstrated by a little trip through any. of the wholesale markets where .the retail, grocery buyers haggle with the commission, men"nnd the commission men/smile instead of_ pulling, long faces,.for they, strange as it may seem to some persons, want lower instead of higher prices. It means better business.. Eggs, for instance, fresh from- the country, candled and sorted, are selling today to the retailer for 50% cents a dozen.. The fair price commission allows the retailer seven .cents profit, although most of them are satisfied with three to six cents. That makes .strictly fresh eggs from 59 to. G2 cents a dozen. - It was only a few weeks ago that eggs were wholesaling at 92 cents 'and retailing at 9-1 or more. Butter, selling today at 61 cents for 93 score product—60 to 70 cents'at retail—was selling to the retailer in December at 75 cents. Potatoes, wholesaling at $4.05 to S4.S5 for 100 pounds—the retailer, is allowed no more than one cent a pound \ profit—were wholesaling two weeks ago for- $5.25 t6 $5.75. Getting away for a moment from the subjects of eggs, butter and potatoes, there was good news for the householder in dispatches from Minneapolis, which told of a sarnml ")0-cent drop in flour within n week, making the price $1 lower for wholesale (iuo- tations than a week ago. PACT WORK !S SLOW Senate'- Gradually,. Is. : ;Drawinr ' ' ^ Nearer Controversy Marked by Wary Moves on Both Sides—New Article''. X Scheme. ;• •" ;' Washington, Fob. '1'2. —Tin: senate •peace treaty controversy is marUeil by wary maneuver'!).:,' oli both side*, with prti.spwts of r'atilii-atipM ; aj>-aiu. somu- what brightened. Two milsttunllnji' de- velonnients .are: Tlio "inilil" ivservatioiuVt.s,' n group •ol' Uttiuomits. iiinl Senator JLodge, the Itepuhllcun leader, nru 'rt'i^ortod 'tentatively agreed on :t substitute for the Lodgo reservation an article X... Senator Lodge .proposed a series of amendments iijoilifyiiij; the language of the Lodge reservations along the lines of the partial '• compromise reached hy the bipartisan''canciluitkm conference, which' recently collapsed. The latest substitute for the article X reservation would bar the use of military or naval force, the economic boycott, "or any other means" to jjre- .serve, territorial Integrity or political independence of other: nations '-in'. th» league. . Th.e'texf'ot tlie.-substltuta'f'o'j lows: .- . . •'• . : "The.'.United, States assiimes.no .ob- ligation'to preserve, by the use of'its military or naval forces or by the economic boycott, or .by any other means, the territorial Integrity-or poIjiicalVin-.- •.rlepenilence.-of any other couu.tr.y-, or to interfere in controversies-;between nations, -whether :members . fit the league or hot, under, the provisions .ol article .X; or"to"employ'-tlie." military or naval' forces of 'the United States: under any article of the treaty for .'any purpose, unless, in any particular- case,, the congress, which, under the Constitution, has Ihe power to declare war. 'Shall by act or joint, resolution so provide/' . -. ... , • • NEW USE. FOR WAR VESSELS British May Anchor Fightin'g'.Ships in Thames to Accommodate American Tourists. f ( London.. Feb. 12. — T.he latest plan to I Settlemoiris Shoe Hospital has installed the best sole stitcher, on . the market, and we are now ready to handle-all kinds-;of shoe repairing. All: work done by theGoody ear \((elt".Machines, therefore-we ian 'make -' your old shoesvlbok like ne.w. Sewed soles and rub- : K — u -elsonr-specialty.; These machines are some- ' new- to;.;Carbbndalev .' ^ ' • ' - ; . ' ^Located next door to Earth's new theatre. : Give' us a trial-and-be'.convinced. • . SETTLEMpIR'S Shoe Hospital accfiiTfrn'onate .inem-' pn war "vessels, then:' not being enough hotels in London to,take care of 'the inticipated visitation. .-....- •', : .- Oapt. Golpys C: Walcotf of the British navy .suggested that such vessel?' accommodate the expected Invasion i>f'"wmia be. chartered frbmthe admiralty hundreds of thousands of American tmirisfs this spring and .summer is to HURRIES INTO MARTYR ROLE Ex-Crown- Prince's Decision to Offer Himself for Trial Made on Impulse of Moment. Amsterdam, . ' Feb. , 12.-—Former Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany sent his telegram to the heads of al-' lied governments offering to surrender in place of Germans demanded in the allied extradition list, almost on the Stanton, who understood his chief -^so little during their official relations •uttered the highest tribute when, as "the ..grief-stricken company stood around the dying President on that .zttemoraJble morning of April ~ia, 1865, '.he said: "Now he helongs to the -.lages." He Belongs to all tim». He be- L.longs to us of the present hour not less^'than to the troubled nation in *.-tn«..hpur of its' gravest crisis. Yes, ev- •en more, lor we can understand him .hebt'er. " . We?'^o:well to take council continu- ^ally of his homely wisd.onv and brave sincerity. Our nation and our times aiave- never had a greater teacher. We do well to try to sound the depth of ihis comprehending sympathies. No an an -since Christ has so well under- tstood^the common heart of humanity. -We do well to draw fresh inspiration •••firom his courageous altruism. In thej midst of the strongest temptations" :-ll»at -eveir tried a man's son!, he was steadfast and ucmovable in his.fidelity -to his ideals. "We do well to renew -our .faith by contemplating his un- •_sbaken faith in humanity and democ- -rscy. He believed in the ultimate wisdom ot'the people and the triumph x*E justice and righteousness. He never rd'esp'aired of the Republic; neither : shall we as long, as- we keep green the vjmenioTy of Lincoln. Let • j: Our children behold; his fame, "The ki.ndly, earnest,, brave, foreseeing '-' ;•...> ?n^n', 'Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, mot iblame, birth'of our. new soil, the first American-" . . impulse of the moment, according to an interview with Major Mtilheim, the former crown prince's adjutant, published in the Telegranf. "The former heir to the German throne," said the major, after confirming .reports that a telegram had' been sent, "took his resolution without thinking long about it. The return of Baron Lersner from Paris and the serious situation which lias arisen in Berlin in consequence prompted the prince to send his telegram. HP. hopes hy this to avert serious difficulties for Germany." CALLS ENVOYS TOO WELL FED ^MAGYAR DELEGATES AT PARIS .-Escorted by United States General— Carrjes Large Volume of Treaty Notes. Varis, Feb. 12.—Hungary's peace iJelegiition, headed by Count Apponyi, arriye'd here, accompanied by Brigadier General Bandholtz, American rep*- Tesentative on the allies' military com- mission at Budapest. A large volume containing the delegation's observa- • tlons on the Hungarian peace Irgaty --will l>e presented to the secretariat of -.the council of ambassadors by Count .Apponyi. -STOPS SALE OF BAD OLIVES ^Department of Agriculture at Washington Bans Suspected Lots Traced From Recent Deaths. Washington, Feb. 12.—Orders have 'been sent by the department of agri- •culture prohibiting sale of canned • olives from certain lots which department inspectors believe have caused • recent.-deaths in various cities;,. The tracing of these shipments from factories ttf wholesalers and retailers is •being continued and embargoes will be '.placed as- fast as suspected lots are located. ••••••'. Berlin Paper Says They Get Wrong ; Impression of Food Conditions ' In Germany. Berlin. Feb. 32.— Members of missions from allied countries are too well fed hy German hotelkeepers and consequently get a wrong impression of food conditions in Germany, the official organ of the German Hotelkeep- ers' organization declares in a signed article.' The German people suffer as a result, the article points out, as the members ol the missions return home with the impression that Germany has a plentiful supply of food, all because of the anxiety of the bonifaces , to the- visiting officials comfortable and set a good table for them. The article declares that members of the American mission have 'especially misrepresented conditions, after having lived for several months in a fashionable hotel, where they lacked notlv Ing for their comfort. CAMPAIGN FIGURES GOING UP Jury Is Told tt Cost $800,000 to Elect Newberry Senator From Michigan. Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 12. — "It cost nearly $800,000 to elect Truman H. Newberry United States Senator from Michigan." This statement was quoted as coming from one of the principal .Newberry campaign managers. It was repeated in the form of testimony to the jury which is trying Senator New= berry 'and 122 -political associates on criminal charges of violating the federal election law which limits senatorial campaign expenditures to 83,750. The witness was Frank M. Sparks, associate editor of Hie Grand Kapids Herald. He was recalling an interview with Tlieh'ard Fletcher, state .commissioner of .labor and a defendant in the case. London, Feb. 12.—The declaration of an armistice between the Letts and the bolsheviki is announced in a Riga dispatch. The wa.r office announces that the bolsheviki in southern Eussia have crossed the Sea of A.ZOV from Taganrag and succeeded in gaining a footing pn the southern coast between the Don and Yeva rivers. The remains of the army of General Denikine, former antibolshevife leader in southern Rus'si'a, are retreating southward, according, to a Moscow wireless. Denikine has proceeded to 1 Yalta, In the Crimea. .':'•' His proposition is.to uioor'. these glorified houseboats within easy .reach of tlie. fashionable restaurants and' theaters.' - . . ' • " . "The largest.of the monitors—a. typo ot vessel which; combines length and breadth with shallow, draft—are the 'aosf suitable for conversion," said 'Japtam Walcott. "The British ad- iiiuaHy is .now- disposing of some of those vessels and I -believe they could be. converted, into floating hotels,with- out much expense. The acco'nimoaa- tions would range from 100 to 200 rooms in each vessel." Stotlar - Federer FROM CHITTENDEN & EASTMAN BURLINGTON. We have just unloaded A BIG CARLOAD of FURNITURE This large, comfortable rocker is upholstered In heavy guaranteed substitute leather. This buffet is finished, in a soft golden color, waxed.* Heavy oxidized "metal trimmings. It is 24 inches wide and has a heavy plate mirror 18x42 inches. One drawer is lined for .silverware. Comfort (leanii Service Square Brand IWattress6s irom $9.0O to $30.00 . "We have all grades' of these well known Mgh. quality Mattresses.'- We know they are 'conscientously made and we guarantee them to give service and satisfaction. You are cordially invited tomake us a visit to inspect the most satisfying assortment of useful and beautiful -home furnishings that we have ever dis- .played. " • ' You will enjoy seeing these attractive new goods even if you don't want to buy now, and you will be made very welcome, whether you buy or not. Furniture never was more beautifully designed nor was it ever more: carefully and conscientiously, built to insure lasting service. You will be proud of a room or home which you furnish from this new stock* v ' '." '" '-• M '• '• " " " We believe* that now is 'a mighty good time to buy furniture for the demand has been so tremendous since the war that there is a real shortage. We honestly believe that it will, be many' months again bef ort; we will be able to make such a showing a^id that we are lucky to be able to off er such a variety as you will see here next week. STOTLAR- FEDERER Hardware and Furniture "On. the Square" Carbondale - This..-dresser is made of selected ^quarter sawed oak with a beautiful waxed, golden finish. The base is 24z 40 Inches wide and the large plate •mirror is 24x28 Inches: ,'This large 54 inch top extension table can be extended to 8 feet Notice the heavy, missive colonial base which, as well a's the top, is made of selected quarter sawed oak, finished waxed golden. This large, conveniently arranged library .'table is: 48 inches : long with(heavy SMTincn legs, made throughout of quarter • sawed oak with a waxed '.golden .finish. . ' .' .. ••..••' '" I

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