The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 20, 1920 · Page 2
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS iHE DAILY FREE PRESS Established Weakly 1877 Press Publishing Co. MRS. JOHN T. QALBRAITH • Editor and Mtnag/ir TtiephonS ; f : 218 15 cents bllli;due Job wont strictly" ca«n- ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $7.8»_: Bnu>r»« mrtne'postofflce-atCarton? -•aU lUlBOls','»B "eacond class matter. -•So* In the Free Freai Building, W«*tafatn ' *Feb. 192% ••>! !6HWAY.,.CPM MISSION ER. (Continued from Page'1.) The Constitution of the United States is not immutable,-noradid-its framers se intend it to be. IThe-people of the United States, by their deliberate' decision,- expressed first.-by a "vote" of~ two-third's ;bf the members of-the two Houses -of Qon;- : gressVand then'byvthat'of'three-fourths of the Statfe's.are aboiitlto enfranchise the wives and theinothers of 4-merica:' .1 Island- with, those who hold that we must impact a >new energy* and'' a new efficiency 'I to government,' if it 4s'to- .serve the current ne'e'dsrof "the people, and it we are to lighten the burden of taxation. There are .none of thSsefwho declaim : asainst the - existing social order;, i to ;:whom ; : 1 will yield in urgently demanding that we simplify and .co-ordinate th.g Administrative services of the^g6yernment. ; I know,, as do ydu.-thatiiiie gqyernime'nt would do well-'tof'.pront^by-the; ! fruit of. private enterprise, in order that it may'foster and develop great^eeono'mic mteVests in the country, like that of agriculture; Bui^-this-.does "notf imply revolution. It does mean,- though, that in. the legislatures of the States, in the national legislature ; at; Washington; and .industrialvcomtnercial-and ..agricultural conventions, there must be men wlio ino'lf oit 'their '-own ••knowledge of f ~ *%* * ^BBr^aW 1 LAM The Free P,ress is.authorized to an!..., • '. _'-Jii: J.—'. -. .' _._:'• , : ft . -^ndl- j r' of the problems -which;'must ;be* solved. t i. i,,There, is • an ojd.saw. that, eternal vigil- 'i ance is the price of 'peace. 11 'In a.'dem- Rapublican Primary:Marcl*20. ... ocratic Republic'-like-ours the;:govern- ;ment in the.long run, represents the The.Free Press is authprissed to, an' .JACOBE'rHEItTpN : - -.•as -• . a of/ Cartbno'ale : tbw.nijhip; subject to ,i:.,the RepubUcanrPrimary. March 20. ,| ASSISTANT. SUPERVISOR. ~The Free^Press Is authorized to an-, rnoence WM.' M. HOLJCaDAY as "a candidate for -reelection for Assistant Supervisor of ; 'Carbondale^ township,' subject to the March 20. Republican Primary degree of the citizens'- alert and ' in- ! formed '•' devotion^ to • >hls"?institutions. , Aye, and devptipnvtO;. .thejl wholfe. < mon weal.';. Strong•••-••"-----' ^^--' THE BUSINESS' OF FARMING One thing which especially impresses the casual listener at the various Addresses of this Institute is the em- .phasis which is constantly reiterated of the business aspect of farming. 'Good-farming and only good'farming is good business. Whatever the bankers and -men of finance 'in any section recognize as ;a good agricultural venture the farmer may take as a safe criterion. The day <of hit-or-miss farming is past even 1 in !Southern Illinois The element of •chance is rapidly being eliminated. The good fanner is as much a thor- ;ough going .'business man as his city •cousin and he recognizes just as shrewdly what is good business. He ias found out what his acres are best adapted -to produce and how to increase productivity for profit. It is purely a business proposition. There is ,no. more hopeful and significant "trend of the times for the development of- Southern Illinois. 'alive 1 to•'their ; owh i; interests "arid 'alive :to -the -interests .of:others. "We,,do .not .want.men or classes ruthlessly seeking' 1 their' v own 1 'ends "•at-the-'expense of .the other citizens :of the country, any more .than we will tolerate an agitation' 'which seeks tb "break-down-that ^Americanism- for which' our forebears died. :-.,. .,-*.-.';••*-• .,.*• ...*.., .»(.••• •*'"- ,', , y/hp better than !:you"can. conserve the ' traditions' of "America," you who-' .are' : farmers l ari'd -the- : so'ris :of farmers? When there is strife between .the"elements which compose the industrial interests of the land; when, some'men in a passion of panic cry out for repression, and reaction; when others in, a fever of discontent press' schemes which "Violate'all the laws of economics and of business, or even preach revolution, here on.the farms of America is the great moderating force. In an hour like this, reactionary and radical In- LOUIS TRACY'S » i t ^^ Ci i OF THE MORNING" 33.-.-W;. Biirroughs; Director, Illinois Farmers' Institute. EdwardsvJHe. let us thankGod that there are men and women resolute to encompass economic justice and social progress through the law and under the law. It is they _ who 'will preserve to us the old and\hard-won rights of free speech, free election, and tree -assembly; who will maintain against all comers the civil order-and the civil liberty bequ-eathed to us by those who died to win them. Let us "thank God'for the men--.and women who live upon the farms o£ America. ira AND PIONEER RESIDENT Abijah Branson, "a resident of Carbondale for nearly,50 years, died at-ais hbme- on -East Jackson street shortly before 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon; He' had -been* suffering from -illness for several' weeks; ' : 'Mr. 'Branson was for many years'a prominent stock ibuyer in this section. He was known' to be one of the'best judges of stock and horses in the community. He was one of the pioneers in the cattle buying business. At the time of his death he wsts 73 years old. He came to Carbondale from upstate in the early 70's and has made his home at Carbondale since. He leaves a wife ami several children and other relatives. The funeral was held at 2 o'clock at the residence this afternoon. Burial at Snider cemetery. A tremendous production from a tremendous novel." A thriHine tale of a man's fiirht agamst a stqrmjossed ocean. Snatching from ,r s ,aws the girl he had learned • to love.—Supreme in tttnlls, suspense and power ^fascinate. Also Outing Chester Reel 6:45-8:30 2O and •L 3i 'ji ''•**tT handle a I. Settlemo'u's ShoeI Hospital has installed the -best jsple stitcher on the : market: anji.we^are ,.npw,..reaciyj 19; r,epaiFihg.-..-;;rA'l)irW;oriki-dpnerDy u '~^> "therefore lye-.ciri.-'•, make r ; -;i-V_^. L'-l'-i'.i-H ','••' : LH-I ncr;is-our"spccianyi« :"l-ne thing new; to^Carbpndalp. ' ; \ toc^te^nekt ; dp6r,to Bartn's newitheatrei .Give us a trial and be convinced.) J. P. Mason, Director, Illinois Farmers' Institute. TOTHEftflflE OF CARBONDALE RUSH TO FIX TAX REPORTS ' .Arrest of Alleged Briber Creates : Panic Among Wealthy Chicago '• Individuals. • Chicajro, Feb. W. —A fresh interest :ln the proper filling out of Income tax blanks By large corporations and wealthy Individuals was evident at the <>fiices of the department .of internal irevecue following .the arrest of Albert II. Lauer of Brlggs & Turlvas company "on. charges of "doctoring" the firm's •in'come--tax returns. - Lauer is accused to federal agents $15,- f'nn:alie"ged i$30,000 bribe to secure acceptance'of the "doctored" re•turns. Beo.uests for revision of tax returns and' for information on in- -vplved points of the law flowed into _ !the revenue office in record-breaking | g ^vpluiue. - • • •• " . s ROLENS' SPEECH (Continued from Page 1.) What part can the newspapers play in this "selling -of Egypt?" They can and. must, continue to urge upon their respective communities the continued, development that must play a vital part in the future of Egypt; they must take a leading role in forming public opinion on the need of hard roads, oi the Farm Bureaus, of better pig clubs, of dairy extension and other vital issues "of. the "hour. They must faithfully picture the opportunities for growth in Egypt and in every way aid with their full power iii the "selling of Egypt." One of Principal Speakers .on Big Egypt Program Editor John C. Fisher of the Cairo Citizen, was here last night to hear Senator Medill McConnick' and Jane Addams at the Auditorium'. Mr. Fisher •was. returning home after attending the Inland Daily Association in Chicago: '-.-', J We have lost one of our oldest citizens, a friend and advisor, a man that has always been loyal and true to Carbondale. I think .it'would.'be suitable and appropriate to -suspend business for one hour-from 2:30 to 3:30' tomorrow af-ternooni and for the business men to show respect to one who has helped pave the way for our present prosperity. So I hereby request'you to show your appreciation- of a loyal citizen by attending. William Henry Ashley's funeral at the First-Methodist church tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. / F. C. Krysher, Mayor. Advertisement. Francis G. Blair, Superintendent oof Public Instruction. .State Senator Rodney B Swift of Lake county, director of- his districtj attended the Illinois Farmers' Insti- "tute. : - "•;•,- .';.;.. •••"• •'•' illlllllllllllllUIHIIIIIM m. •HHJ-QUIT'S IDEA OF PATRIOT «»y» Socialist* -Repe! "My Country, Right or Wrong"-Sentiment—For f Workers First. -Alhnny, N. T., Feb. 20.—Socialists /repudlnte the sentiment, "My country, -right or.wrong," and refuse to accept •the slogan proclaimed during the war -•of '^Stand.behind the president," Mor• rls 'Hlllqnit, socialist leader, testified - under crons-esaminntion at the trial •-•f'Sve socialist assemblymen charged -with disloyalty. "My country, right or wrong," is i "false dlctrine of national pntriolism." declared the witness. The "true" doctrine, he said, is "the ideal of interim- tlonol working-class' solidarity." '.SEIZED FOR $200,000 THEFT .Alleged Bandit Taken at Salt Lake City for Robbery of Mail Train • at Omaha. Salt Lake City, -Feh..20.—Arthur Ol- ^spn.nllegfca,-train;bancli.t, snid to be im- jplicated in the robbery, of an Over- 'Innd Pacific mail-train at Omalia .Tan-. ;nary 31,-wns..arreRted herej;by detec- •'-itiTes'-.of-the-Union Pacific-railRoad: Ir. ' lie safd^ upwirifc'oft'^OO.OOOi-wns. ob•gained ij: ^2*0-robbing o£ the trairt. O\-«on"', dents* .linyj knowledse of or cou- : <n«ction wHIV the crime. ' rome I Jean Dagle, | Murphysboro ^ Hlinois | Monday Evening, February 23 | | The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra f | Max Zach, Conductor | 1 . In Concert with » g I Elsa Dicmer, Prima Donna and Lyric | I Soprano, Soloist.; | g The St. -Louis Symphony consists of ninetj-one 1 | talented artists under the-:superb direction of the fa- I § mous. Max Zach. It is ranked as one" ol ihe four 1 g greatest symphony: orchestras. • : 1 I Seats Now Selling at Fowler's | I ..,' Confectionery | | All lowe> floor $2.20^ including war tax | | AH Balcony $1.JO, incliidihg war tax | on Sale at Fowler's Harry Dillinger was called home from Memphis, Tenn.;," last night because of the serious illness of his son, Frederick. Mr. Dillinger was called .from East St. Louis to Memphis about two weeks ago as a relief-to one of the 'managers of the stock yards there', whb'was compelled to take his wife to another climate for the benefit of her heaithV' - : ' '" •' • • . v • - • At "The Style Shop" Exclusively. piiiniuiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig PORT AflGHANLE Special to Free' Press:'"' ' Whites Flee From Town and Vroops •Jojii Bolsheviki— Former Allies Port to Russia. LONDON, Feb. 20,—Bolsheviki have, captured Archangel, former main port of entry for Russian Hvar'supplies from Allies. Whites have abandoned \ow-n and troops have joined Bolsheviki. - FORMER GOVERNOR MAY ... - -.-, ATTEND UNCLE'S.FUNERAL Former Governor • Chaa. 8.' Deneen has' wired :fdr j pa^rttculars c'o'iic'e'riiinig Mr. Ashley's 'funjeral: and: there, is/a probability, fie. '.\vr.iil- ,|aTrive •. : here'•; Jn tinie .to attend "his uncle's : funeral: tot j I mo.rro j w r .af j terapo'n; : ,; i ; ! v.\,Y,/,,7." " : '.-' J D.M.MarUn, Director,, Illinois, Farmers'- Institute. " ' •• • -NbfrJs:' 33 1-3 Saving Assured- For Three Days ©oly- SALEON SAIL IN Co

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