The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 17, 1920 · Page 1
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Carbondale, Illinois
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Tuesday, February 17, 1920
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XtLE •v CARBONDALE; OF BIG FARMERS MEET :j;^j|;T|:ftiKSllE Officials'.of the Institute Arrived Here'"Today Declare. •-. Prospects QoQidL.Eor G reatest-Meeting iii the History " i of: the Organization-— First Meeting• of the.Insti- ,-•;; tiite WOl be Held Tonig hi by Charter Members of tTne vanguard of the Illinois Stat» toners' -instltu'te f to v ' S be ? £§ld f ';£e¥eT' f~, Thursday, and-Friday, he- A DISTINCTION AND PRIVILEGE gan) arriving today. The officials r of the. association:;'are air expected here this' evening.'-.'H.-E;- Young of Springfield, All is in-readiness for the great con? yentioa. Our house is in .order; all IbcaT arrangements are completed. We ." inireai ute, arhye/J J^Bt^iire'.aniplyipreiared-to-take.'oare-pI our • ••' ~ •'"••• was lining t'oings. up -for the meeting.: He de-- clared hewjras pleased^-witn -the pros- tor a record breaking farmers' 'JPith the evening trains It is expected many delegates .to th einstitute •will begin to appear in the city and •with the tomorrow' morning trains cqming into Canbondale r ffpm all directions, all fiHed with those coming t&the institute. ....... : .". - . ?The first meeting in connection, with tlie institute will be tonight when the charter members of .tbie! : piv'Cyril G. Hopkins Memorial Association! holds' Itif'first official meeting. At this time tie elections of; officers will be made, also the adoption pf by-laws and othTer plans in connection with the association. ' '• '•' .... " ' --.-"'. [The charter members of the association are: Dean Eugene Davenport, University of Illteois; Ralph Allen, EJelevan; Frank I Mann, Gilman>Chas. E-wing, Decatur; A. N. AWbott, Morrison; J. C. B. Heaton, New Burnside; ji. G. Easterly, Carbondale. ': The purpose of the association ds to, ? jierpetuate the memory and ideas of .the late Dr. Hopkins.The- first session Pi 1 the institute tomorrow morning, wil} be held for the memorial"association. ... visitors. Tomdrrow.'s^ trains will bring delegates from every part of the ^state. . .Carbondale is prouud of the .privilege of entertaining so important a gathering as • tie State Farmers' Institute; It is a distinction a much larger city might .w.ell ;eovet. . .' . Our we'll'merited .reputation for hospitality as a convention city will be given state wide ' publicity, 'througn this- meeting. : Carbondale wilt be put on ithe'map as never before.- It is.our most earnest desire'to. be. at pur .best. • Unfortunately for us the' mid-winter does aix>t show' us up to advantage.' Three-months later we will be an attractive city; " ; Al'l "that "we ilaek, however, is more than made" up 'in the loyalty, spirit of cooperation,-and old- fashioned hospitality • of our people. Ours is the glad hand and the genuine, welcome visitors remember with, pleasure. ''..'•': Every citizen and every student in Carbondale is • a member of the reception, committee. All will be on duty throughput the meeting/: Carbondale • ' r :"v •• ;i«. --i> .' FLU SITUATION CLEARS FCR BIG FAflHERS'MEET BEGINNIN^TOMORROW City. Reports Onlyq (Three New Cases of '." Last Tvfo .,,.- Cases of Pneumonia. Are Becoming Thing of Past: . 'The "SrL situation. r in Carbondale is practically a dead, one, .Tliere!iB : nothing alarming in the..sit.uatioh )at pres? ; ent and' on the eve of the ibig farmers' meeting-here-for a three days'_ses sion'tomorrow,: everytjhing 'points to tbe most successful Fafmers' Institute in the hjatpry of the organization. At J the ciiy: clerk's office this morning -it 'Was reported ^oriiy'thiSse new cases of flu-had been reported within the last-two days. The report,shows 'that any danger-in the situation has disappeared: The large number pf pneumonia,'cases.-reported every day-, last week^had dwindled .dow.n ; to'onei or two a. day. Will be Bniilt pii"the Front to thegfcuth M the Pres> ent Building—Will Begin as Soon ^Contract Can be . .'"T : A* fi : TiP.A^ii^li^i^-Ua .'ii'Ir.'j! BUTLER ON FURLOUGH COUNTY FAIR TO BE REVIVED •\:. Meeting at Murphysboro Sells 115 Out of 200 Shares —Grounds to Cost $14,000. An enthusiastic" meeting of .commit-, temen disposing p'f .shares iii the-'hew' association to take over the Jackson county fair was .held ait,the .city hall to Murphysboro Saturday aftertfopn, MOUNDS, Feb: 17;—Glenn Butler,; who is connected with the clerical de- .partment...iJt'the".Eastern. U.-S. Army- Headquarters, New. York City, is spending a brief furlough with his father; E. E; Butler at Mounds. '-This is his first visit home in two years;Butler -was a former-Normal student graduating in class of '15.' ;pub.lln, Feb'.. 17.—Ireland is likely to. oe the first European country to ati ,pt prohibition, the results of the recent municipal elections show. In Dublin scarcely a siuple man connected with the liquor trade has a sent in the new council, and similar results- are reported nil over 'the country. Tbis tins • " •''.'-'"^i, ''•"•'•' L 'i,i-1: 'n ; : '. : .';Yi.'; l ~:.'-." l ^-ii' 1 Plans and :«j)ecifications, calling for, an additional -BfTng'..^ the Holden Hospital .at' a cost i of •$3.0,000/1 were'ian- noiinced today .,tp s "toye ; l>een completed. The additicfi'loplSBi'fbrward tp'an "institution which* ^bm.meuds'-the'.'jlricle' of Carbonaale,' iii^ddition 'tp the 'n'o^i-; tal'e, present .importance in the, cpm- munity.. ' ,- ; ..,.;.,..',•;; ..... .-!•..,. ..'' ,,:,...'•;,, ; ,The report.of--lAissLuia Ampn/ sec?, retary; of thei-local^a:-.-- : .'':>i; " The 1 local toard of managers f,pf Hplden- Hospital feel that an 'occasional . frank 'stateiaerit' : 'of-Sthe' affairs"-of the institution- isfdue tlipSe.' frienlds Jwhp have so 'loyally supported the^effprts being made to : Wingj'Holden-Hospjteii to .the highest |£Thri6tian standard, : ot efficiency. • To ; a power in the eommunity r for the saving'of lives ah'd, souls for greater:usefulness. Holden Hospital is a home inSstitii- •,tipn..and belongs'to'eaph and'every per- '• Garbondale. Plans, -specifications, etc., are,.now AJIies Yield, but: Will See That ' Escaped GUILT RESTS ON TEUTONS • ; London, Veb. 17.-^-The allied, reply to". the German note of January .25, =which proposed ,ns an. alterhiitiy.e', to extradition that .persons debused by, the .allies be .fried, at. Leipsic, estates that .Germany's proposal for such trial at ..Leipsic is compatible >witii.. article " 228 .of .the .treaty: -, The" allies, the note say^,.:wlll abstain from intervention .'in 'the proceedings; of. \ that court' - • After' stating_that the allies have rcarefully considered the German note of January 25, the reply says: "The powers observe; in the place, that Germany declares herself unable to carry out the .obligations ready for-the : construction of a new! iniposed on. her by articles 228 and 230, which she signed. They' reserve is given over tp.'our:-guests. increase Jn eiwtors. the number .of wonsn JANE ADDAMS, FAMOUS SOCIAL WORKER IN ADDRESS WED. NIGHT Head of Hull House and Famous Worker .and Social: Settlement Exponent Will Address Session— President Shryock Also to Appear. With the opening session of the .minutes. Farmers' Institute opening with the j Address—H. W. Shryock, President memorial session for the late Dr..Cyril S. I. N. U. ' ',". G. Hopkins, eminent agriculturists and friends of Dr. Hopkins, paying tribute .to -the immortal agricultural .when it was reported that 115 of the j scientist, the evening program will be 200 shares had been taken by citizens j featured by an address by Miss Jane' 'in different parts of the country, says the RepublicanJ3ra. •-.:'•'•. .*.': All fully expect that this week-will lip the sale of the 200 shares-ahd at, the next. Satur*:. day the books will be declared closed. ' v |''!-It will take $14,000 to .buy. the fair 'grounds here and with\20Q .shares disposed of at $100 «aeh,-a total of $20,000 worth, the new association will . have $6,000 remaining over purchase ,pfice of the grounds and this; fund is to -ibe used in launching the 1920 fair, then if receipts are sufflcieat at •thedEair, to keep the fund for th.e n'Stt ; fair," etc. . ..... ' ; Jackson county are taking much, interest'in the' new 'association "and .are enthusiastic, about re-establishing the county fair here, where -well equipped fair~~grounds are to be Addams, the famous Chicago social worker, head of Hull House in Chicago, which has been made umJer her direction. This is 'one of the best Vocal, solo—William Hays. Addres's, ."Present Food Conditions" —Jane Addamg, Head Resident, Hull House, Chicago. Violin solo—Ralph Swain, Service of Science.—Prof. A. W. Nolan, -State Supervisor Vocational Agricultural Education. It is expected to nave a, governor - bought at a readable price.Business | Dr Hopkins Memorial Session: known social settlements in America, i or a IT. S." senator on this program but Miss Addams has returned from Ea-1 the announcement of the name is with- ropean war work within the last few j held, 'months. She is known-nationally for 'her.activity. "President Shryock will, also 'speak at the same session tomorrow evening. Following is the.program for Wednesday: . : Wednesday, February T3, 1920. State Normal School Auditorium. Morning Session, Nine O'clock. Hon. Frank.S. Haynes, N Presiding. • . Vocal solo—Mrs. O.' Graf. ' •Hnvocation—Rev. MScFarlaner , Greeting —..Hon. Frank Krysher, Mayor of Carbondale. men, too, are (interested and will be back of the new ' association, •' Thus ' i with farmers, business mea and other citizens holding shares .arid working for .the good of the fair, they feel. ' thati it "can be made a bigger annual success than ever. STATE OFFICER HERE Mrs. H. A. McKe'en, o£ Springfield, secretary o£ the Department of Hpuse- ,'hold -Science, arrived last night to attend the ' Illinois Furmers' Institute . in session in Carbondale the next .three ! days.- \ , WARDER FOR DELEGATE • j i Dispatches from Springneld an' -nounce that Attorney. W. H. Warder ' of Marion has filed a- petition for r, delegate -to'tha-. National'. Democratic . Convention from the Twenty-flftn Con~ gressional district. . Dean Davenport, "''University of Illi- Frank I. Mann, Oilman. Ralph Allen, Delavan./ " Brother Leo, Notre Dame University. Prof. J. G. Mosier, University .of Illinois. ,. • Dr. George Bouyouops, Michigan Agricultural College. Afternoon Session, One-Thirty."|' Vocal solo—Miss Mary Matthews. Symposium, "Experience with Limestone and Phosphate''—J. V R. Midyett, Ewing; Robert ClaAahan,. Golconda, John F. Walker, Shelter; Robert Enfli- cott, Villa Ridge; • H. C. McCarrel, Kinderliook! "Insect Pests"—Dr. 'S. A. Forbes, State Entomologist, Urbana. "Crop Diseases".—Prof. F. L. Stevens, University pf Illinois. CONVENTION OF DELEGATES. Joint Evening Session, Seven-fifteen. Music—S. I. N. U. Orchestra, 30 TEMPORARY ARMY RECRUITING STATION L^eut. Long _ Will.-Make Recruiting Drive Here Next Wiee;k^ —Says There Is Difference Between War and Army. That a temporary' army recruiting station will be opened here next week, was the announcement of Lieut. J. W. Long, who pasred through here today. He has..with . him. on "the recruiting campaign, three sergeants, B. T; Fixler, Edward Buns and B.. J..-Davidson. -Lieut. Long'is of -the 49th U. S. A. and is from Fort Snelling, Minn.The recruiting campaign here will be earned on by the officer and his sergeants with the cooperation of various locai organizations. Li'e.ut. Long said the army was offering many opportunities just now. "There may be some who say they are sick of the army.but they are sick of the war. In peace one is in tbe array and in time of war he is in wa,r. Sherman defined war, but didn't define the army," Lieut. Long continued. . Gary Man Burned to Death. 'Gary, Ind., Feb. 17.—In a drunken low In which a lamp was overturned, setting fire to the building, Jacob Dun- dich.wns burned to death. vich is be.'ng liel' 1 . Joe Telo- wirig to -be puilt;tpithe "front and pn tie sottth side of the old building. This wing at' 'the lowest estimate will cost.$30,000.' ~ : '-'" " ! ' The purchase price of the property was $20,000. .Last, year, from the running expenses;, .the hospital paid off man government's .declaration ' that $5,500, of this .amount, leaving an indebtedness of $14,500 on the old'build- 3ng - '•,.:......;:.. - -.'.'"-., ..: .Tp_Fefo. 1^ 1920,; the cash "on. h'amr from campajgn fund as $7,422.41 (-including- Liberty^ Bonds and stamps) with about $12,500 ill pledges covering three payments, due. on each April .J., 1920-, 1921. 1922." Also interest bearing 'notes due the hospital to, the amount of $4,Y50. ' -•:'.'.' "With -otber increases ret.'the' cost of living also comes an increase in the cost of labor and building materials. 1 .In spite of all this, the board is yery anxious to begin the erection, of. the new building and will start the work as soon as the proposition can' be adequately financed. • • The campaign pled'gesr for the second year are due April 1, 1920. The payment-in -fulLof.;these. pledges- this .year would not. only, hasten-the time of building but be a .great saving of. expense in other'-ways. Holdew Hospital is self-supporting. It has more <than met all running, expenses besides doing to Jan. 1,- 1920, free bed : work, amounting" . to • $3~,47.7.34. ' ... ' .''.'• It', asks, only your, coope'ration to make it larger and more efficient, for better service!:' ;Jane Addams says: "The most'benieficial.of institutions .is the modern hospital.'! ' • - Luella Amon,' Sad. Local Board. to themselves the power to employ In such measure and form as .they may judge .'suitable -the rfghts accorded to them in this,event'by .the treaty. Accept Offer cf Real Tr.ial. '. "The allies' note, however, the Ger- have-tne.'i'lntentlph ti^Tteittand. :•:: rv-.----.. ^ "The prosecution ,\ynlch"tlie-t6ennai>: government jitse-lf,.proposes immediate^- ly tb'institute^jn-thls^miwnjsr Is e«n»-- patible_ witlijjtt^iicle 228i 'pf' 'the peae*- treaty and".^s ..expressly- provided *ejir.- at the^etid ;4 (oi:: Its .flrsti paragraiilr. i "Falthfpr'itojitli^l^titeVj^ona/.spirJt ofif tie treaty, ;.the, allie.'JlwHfab'BtafDllroma,.nn^Xvfty in.'the jjrpee-^ j dure 'tit" jtjre : .''prbse^utlbn''-' an'd' ^rerfflct: Ip'prder'tO'leaye.'to'i'Qie German gov—" ern'merit' : cpmp)ete ; an<J enttreS':4negp6&-- slb'fllty: .:' U-'.^''^'^ ^'-^'^ZS ''-.'/<!^:>: *. ;-p'! ',--i:Mu»t! Past;-pn .Verdict. - ;; > i.<^ "3?hej reserve r tp;\fJiejn*el£e!*-, eight to .decide, i .jiie r ,reisnlts.' 1 as the good faith' of Germany, .and i nltlpn,by her of. the ^criB8«^..8Ji! cpmmltted .-flnd : . nery.Blncei'e.'desire'!*>• araoclate 'herself with : their 'prii^fc- tliey are prepared to open, before • court of Leipsic, penal proceedings without delay, surrounded by the most-complete, guarantees .and- riot-aP t fe'cted by- the appiica"tibri'""o£ all judgments, procedure, of previous decisions of Gerrnau"ciVil or 'military tribunals before tho supreme court at Leipsic, ii.eainst all Germans whose extradition tlie allied ,ah(] associated powers . gee. wlieteer " government, who have 'dieclared' them-' selves unable-to-arrert- 1 the_accase* named., pn^ 1 he; above list • and. deliver" them for trial to the allies, are actijal- Iy v determlned t eelves. ; .:'":'ii!.-.'. : •;••.- •. .••.- •,• •..-./ . •• ;,.."At the. same time the allies, In pursuance of..truth and:justice, deddea. to" entrust .to, a allied commission .the; task, pi, collect-ring, publishing and communicating' te»V Germany details of .the '' brought against each of" fnese vrtiose- guilt shall hive been e_srablislied b«pj their-investigatloris. : " "'•"' ' : ; .-•-, :• Treaty Terms Stitl ^Stantf.''.'' • : "Plnnlly," tbe nllies"£formatty ; « size that 'procedure bfefoi'e a tion%uch as it proposed can In'too-way- annul tlie- provisions • of nrtWeV' 228P: to^280 of tlie treat}'. .' • -••: •"•'•T .• tf powers reserve to themse?ve*r- the right' to^declde-'-wliether the proposed .procedure by Germany according 'to her, wouW':assnre- accused all guarantee^ of-'jiistfoei' not, in effect,;bring aboiit t-Iielr- escape- froip "the just punishment' 'cf"'their* crimes. -In this event the'VilMes •WOTT!^ exercise their, rights: to. rliei'r, "ftill,-eip:- ' tent by submitting, the csse.s to'tJieiirr .own .i-ribunnl." ' . • HINES GALLS MEETING Asks Rail Executives- to CcmTer- '-en'oe-atW-asfrington. '• ; .Director ^General 1 Acts on Wilson's Suggestion in Offering Opporturi- : rty to Discuss Wages. . Washington,,'Feb. 17.—Director'Gen- 'eral Hines telcsraplied T. Dewitt Cuylor, New York, cliairnia'n of the. Association of Riiilnuid'Executives','asking him to-'snafe a committee to meet hen: for tonreren(;e wi'th railroad administration ofliciiiis on" "niilroiul '\vn«e qiK'sttons'-aud related subjects." ' The request w.!is.iin(l(!rstood to liavu been made at the suggestion of Pix-sklent Wilson. ' . , v- The conference will deal primarily with (lie proposal of the president to create a joint tribunal on which,both the railway corporations anil "union labor.will have vepr'esentation, to han^ tile tlie labor demands for increased pay. Mr. *Hines : will seek an agree- ..ment"with-the executives to the plan, which, of course, will become imneces- sary-if pending'legislation is enacted into law;-before.the railroads 'are-restored to their, owners March'!.' "- : ' : Railroad administration officials are desirous of having, the •conference-'obnX-' / Hughes Declines Nominatioii plefo. its wpiTt- before the" meeting of union committeemen is held here next Monday,.'to consider the president's 'proposal -that the wage demands -be referred to such, a tribunal. The presi-' dent -assured' the union leaders that he would seek the co-opera'tion of the railway corporations'in- developing the program immediately; W^iile • Mr: Hinea urged Mr: Cuyler to^advise him as soon us possible of _the comiiiittee he had. named, the date for the meet- in g.was lef't'openr"b"ut' prbl>aDly"'w'ill J b"e"- the 'latter part of the week. TWENTIETH CENTURY 'STUCK Worst Blizzard: of the Winter Holds Up rTrain .Between' Syracuse : " and Buffalo. ','. . ) : Ne.w v Tcn-k, Feb. 17.—Railroad c'om- "mu'nicatipn \vith points west of - Syracuse on the New. York Central was virtually^-suspended Because -of.'the worst blizzard of/;,the : winter In-'tlie region from -take- Eriel to Lake Ontario. The !;jst tlirough train to rencli. .New York, %vas,.t;]ie. Empire..State .ex. press, 'shortly' before '••miuhigh't'.'."' The Twentletlvi Century.;Hmit(Kl, ,',tiie-..De-. troiter and Hie Wolverine, due in New- York Monday :mbrning,- were. : reported stalled between Syracuse and Buffalo and were"hiarked '"no refioVt'' '• 6n tlie 1 bulletin boards. ..... Engines "on tho stnlled- trains ' are frozen . and pa.s;jQns«rs .are. .sufforin:;. because of lackj,oP beat. DUTCH.JO PROTECT JAPANESE Tarred or Mutilated -,- by Chinese in : Netherlands' East Indian Possessions. The Hague, 'i-'eb. 1.7.'—The boycott of the by.'the Chinese in the Dutch, East Indies continues, despite till tjaverninent measures. Many Japanese have been, tarred or mutilated by the .Chinese.-'- The government now intends to (afce stronger measure.s to protect yie 'Japanese, it '-wHl' deport anyone suspected of terrorizing them as well as ih'ose'who : by ' spoken or written word, stir,, the against them.'' ' " : people, un Special to Free Press: DMAHA, .Nebr., Feb. 17,—Chas.. EL Hug'?'""'candidate on the ReaubZic^. ticket for the presidency in 191^ Tl»& requested Couaty Clerk Dewey.nct te>-, proceed with plans bo 'present TTiiJUi«» name in the state priaaary as a date -for Republican nomination'. the presidency. . ' MEX BANDiTS Wilson Welsh Adams' of Los- Angeles:.; . , ..j.Captured in Zacatecas— $60,000 . ! Ransom Is Demanded^ ^. : -: Washington;- Feb...,l-7>r-'Vyi lsoD Adams; an .Almericaii, •' has i"Been tured liy ..bancTtts^n' ^n?n%qT^ ' ' " and is beihg'.held 'for.00,000'"pesos'.ran- spin, •'. tbe state "department was art—- vised. " ' '"' '.''" '',.. .•-££ ; i •-. (A.t4)resent rates oPexcli:inge,50;0(X? ; pesos would, be aoout'!$00,000^;.^ '• \ Adams' rhoine.; is-.'In'^I/os'-'AngeTCTi^. \vliure his wife and child-ixow live. ( The American' embassy". 5t"5!ej£ictt' City Ims'-'beeri instrncled'Ry the'state- department to bring, 'tbe' kidnaping to> the attention 'of the Mexican'"autliori- ties,.with, the request .that every st be taken to -secure"" Adams' 'relen'se. GARRANZA IS ..READY-Iff QUIT Says' He .Will ; Not: Remain- .'Mbxioo's-. Executive One Day After ' j-'- ; December" i; ' .. ' Mexico ^City, Trfi. 17.— President ' Carranza, 'denying in ai\ intervie\«- given El Democrata TnnioVs that he- intended to refuse to. turn over tb» ;: presidency to his successor, declarcdr" that he would not .remain J{exicp's=: executive "one day after Deceraber- 1." The president reiterated his as— • surances. that. f the elections would 'b&t free, ancl honest. . ' ' Do More Than Your Duty.. ' • Don't be. content with doing on5y.- your .duty. -Do more than your It's the horse, that finishes a : " ahead that Carneglo. wins : the" race.— . 4 ; . r

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