The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 21, 1920 · Page 1
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Carbondale, Illinois
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Saturday, February 21, 1920
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Carbondale—"Athens Bfe!;. f >' • > jr.-3: EL4,* ;• i, t ' • Egypt.' VOLUME 17. CARBONDALE, AY, FEB. 21,1920. UMBE&U2. Protest Against High Priced Road Contracts; Demand Rural Police Resolutions Adopted by Illinois Farmers Protest Against Shortened Hours For Labor and Demand Increased, Production. RESOLVED": We commend the •wort and aims of • thellliriois Agricultural Association in its endeavor to secure a sufficient supply'of lime ,stone and raw:rock phosphate jor the needs of tHe-farmers-of 'Illinois, an'd : to.:.ttiis end'th'sj: Institute, Stands ready' tb' 1 cooperate in every possible wjiy. RESOLVED:-. We'express our hearty thanks and appreciation of'the~gen- erous and courteous welcome and treatment accorded the Institute by the faculty of the 'Southern Illinois ^State Normal University, the officers and members of the Carbondale Association of Commerce, 'tlie Carbondale Free Press, the Southern' Illinois fruit" growers for their magnificent donation of the finest and best apples grown in the United States, the people of Gar- bondale and vicinity and the splendid orchestra of lihe S. I. N. U. ,and the several, soloists for their cooperation and active assistance in, making this meeting such a splendid success. Believing in representative government and the rule of majorities, we REAR ADMIRAL PEARY IS DEAD Discoverer'of the'North P v o!e Dies in Washington After Long : ' Illness; ' T RANSFUSION FAILS are -opposed to the principle of the initiative and referendum as set fort'n to.proposals 133 and 134 now before the Constitutional Convention and any other proposals not properly safe guarded. ' "WHEREAS, Director D. M. Marlin of. the 23d dsitrk-t, on account of ..jrtiysioal-disability is unable to' tit-' ^8^'flfflBttfia^UBg^|aari^i^uti!»^u, tute, ' ' . '' RESOLVED: We tender him greetings, our heartfelt sympathy and wishes for a speedy recovery of health. WHEREAS: Quail are of great economic value to the farmer, therefore be it RESOLVED: That we urge such changes to the game laws .as will permanently protect them from slaughter. • . WHEREAS: The inauguration of improved road systems of the state and the very general use 'of automobiles has wrought, a material change in rural conditions demanding protection from lawlessness; RESOLVE: That we .tavor a .system, of state police that will amply protect rural communities: -. WHEREAS, Rabbits are a great economic agricultural pest, therefore Made 4Vlany Efforts to Reach Farthest North Before He Finally Succeeded in April; 1909—Helped to'Cre- ate Large Aviation Force. Washington,'Feb. .21.—-Rear Admiral Robert R. Peary, discoverer of the North poie, died .nt his home here after an illness ofi several weeks, as the result of pernicious anemia. Rear Admiral Peary.had been suffering for nearly two years. A 'few weeks nco |-,e underwent an operation for blood transfusion, .but this failed to .relieve him. Adm'.vcl Peary was born In Cresson, Pa., May 6, 1S5G, tlie son of Charlea and Mary Peary. Since his triumphal return from his i arctic expedition and the subsequent controversy over the discovery of the North pole, Admiral Peary hns not been in the best of .health. Admiral Peary was one of the most picturesque figures in American history.;' \ F,».tt Expedition Made in 1885. Admiral Peary's first arctic expedition wus in 1S85, \vhen he went .far into Greenland, and in 1801 be headeil " 8t PRESIDENT SHRYOCK PRINCIPAL SPEAKER ON MEMORIAL PROGRAM All Service" Men Will Pay Tribute to Their Fallen Comrades —VFrehch Nation Memorials Will Be Presented Gold Star .Families."'?''' : . ', '""'*'. : '•'-'•?' • •Ca BEATS etl Added significance will. be lent to the Memorial .services at the Normal Auditorium tomorrow morning, in that it' will also be the birthday of George: Washington, father of our country. : All former service men are 'requested to meet at the Armory hall riot later than 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. 1 From there they will attend the services in a body. It is requested 'that every former service man join in re- epect'to.hds comrades.' •.. ...',. Sunday has been. set.aside': as National Memorial day. At the services tomorrow .will be presented French Memorials, token of highest' tribute and respect from the French nation. One of these will be .presented to the relatives of Carhondale men who gave their lives in .the World War. The services will toe held under the auspices of the American Legion. All the churches ' jhave dismissed '. their.- morning church -service for the memorial program. Following is the program: Opening song, America—Audience. Invocation—Rev. Duncani MacFarlane. Scripture reading—Dr. W. F. Eagleson. . Vocal solo, Selected—Mrs. Anna Grater-Fo wl sr. Patriotic Address—Henry W. Shryock, President of State Normal Univer- sity ' Music, Selected—University Orchestra. '-. ' •''...;;..;.••. Vocal - solo, - Selected—Mr. Wm» han ers. He! made continued arid repeated efforts to reach the North pole during tlie folio-wing years, but It was not .until Aprii, 15100. when he let! a small expedition to success. The final discovery of the Ji'orth pole was the result. o£ a five-dny Oash under most trying eirc-unistaw.-es. but it carried Admiral lV:u-y and the American flag to and beyond the North pole. ' Helped Develop Aviation. ! Din-ins recent years Admiral Peary lias, devoted much of tils time to the development of avin 1 ',ion. He bus been one of the most enthusiastic' workers for the.commercial -development of the airplano! arid during the early days of the war bo was behind a movement which Have much impetus to tbe cro- atibn of a "large aviation force for the array and the'navy. / Adniirnl Peary was graduated fro:ii •Bowdoin' college In' 1ST7. • He entered the United States nav^y as a civil engineer .on October 26, 1881; was as- ;SWK$(Jfc^4^J.,&g£^^ ••-•^•.T.-. .„.!: • presentation of Memorials—-Thos. B. F. Smith, Commander Donald Forsythe Post No.' 541, The American 'Legion, Carbondale. Prayer—Rev. J. W. Merrill. Benediction—IRev. A. C. Geyer. CHURCHES JOIN IN AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL PROGRAM 'sistant engineer in the construction RESOLVED: That we are opposed! of" the Nicaragua ship cnnal under ' government orders, 1884-85, and was made engineer in charge of the canal survey in 1887. Reached Pole, in 1909. It was in the afternoon of Septcm- bcrj 6, 1909, that, the following few words reported to the civilized world for the first, time this crowning achievement- of -three centuries .of effort: . • "Indian Harbor, via Cape Ray. N. P., Sept. 6. ; —To the AsspclateO' Press New York: "Stars 'and Stripes nailed to the to any legislation which seeks to pro•, tect them, or limit the -tffme or manner In which they may be taken* or slaughtered. Believing that increased production ia the solution of the indusflrial unrest of the time we condemn all' movements which seek to shorten the hours of labor or'^trtherwise restrict production as unwise, ill advised and unpatriotic.' RESOLVED: We.are opposedto all forms of legislationxwhich seelc'to in- Nortb pole _ . PEARY." sure to any class of ^bor enterprise Peary's-actoni ..attainment .'of -the or domestic corporation;, .a wage or lio i e had been 'just-'five.-months before, profit guaranteed by the national gov-, on. April C. 1909. eminent at public expense.' •• J/' WHEREAS: In tho death -of Dr. Cyril G. Hopkins,: the world has, lost its greatest soil investigator ana the leading exponent of the principle, oi a permanent and a profitable agriculture. Whereas: .The further investigation of the soils and the dissemination , of information pertaining to methods | of increased production and continued fertility are of the greatest and vital interest to-the human race; therefore , be it. "•-'• RESOLVED: That tfi'e Illinois' Farmers' InsiUtute commtend tlio- which lead to the formation Hopkins Memorial Association, which, has for its object the continued investigation of the "soil to the end that increased production and lasting fertility may be maintained and urges generous .contributions to the Hopkins Memorial Fund and be'it further re- PACT !N HOPELESS DEADLOCK H!tchco'ck Says. Treaty Must Be tricated by. a Vote of the . People. Ex- littll Ru<3 M.-:5 IN CLASH TONIGHT /Touches Varsity; ^th Strongest Team en in: Action on Local >r This Year. prGirardeau lived up to ier bask"reputation last night at theiNor- and. brought' the strongest eW this'year oh tlhe local floor, f.No'rma'l 38-22: • - : ' • : ' '\, ^visitors "had ill, on!" the locals », strength arid basket shooting '... The home team excelled in 5 and speed hut did not show L .of the latter to overcome the £ap'. '•' ' - '-.' . •large crowd, was' treated to 5ne basket ball, well refereed by ' of Centralia. . • . . .Cape team depended, upon its age shooting and aggressive |ing up -of shot® while the. Car.,Ie team used a short pass and I shots nearly altogether. The ideal play ers made'some. fine.xal- liat nearly evened up matters but • themselves out against their opponents. ! Carbondale team is determined [at lull speed from the start ton the hope of breaking even on ries and the audience 'is sure a good game. Loomis will again tonight. ' score: Normal, 22. B F P T , ; lf ...: .3 000 , rf .. ..b 2 2 2. a,c.., '. 3 0 1 0 Ben, rg .-.'.. jtt 001 r,.b'g .._ ........_ 0 0 1 0 i-son, rg ' '. 0 010 jen',.tt..',,.,.........,."... .0' ,0, .0 0 on, If -...'. ..6 00 6 .0 .6 Cape Girardeau, 38. Kiehne; rf .-.; .4 4 Burford, c. If ..-....'... ;>': .6 0 Ranney, rg .1 0 Creeelius, bg :.). .;...!. 0 Keans, If, c '. ...5 0 Free Throws missed—Brooks 1, lin 1, Kiehne 4. Doo- Hi fit' ton, Feb. 21.—Acknowlecl;4- 'Uie trc-uty is lii a hopeless the next lilectlori..was made in the sen- ute by sXnii'tbr-HitcAcock, the administration leavler.^v; '•' ' i SenaUir Bo:(y}!i;.:a consistent opponent of the treaty; 1 proinprly accepted Sennl.oi' Hivd]cpcK'£* v >-i'ew^f)l- the situa- '' The following was announced by r the Ministerial Association today: AH the churches of Carbondale will join with the American Legion Sunday morning an, dhelp make the memorial service at the Normal Auditorium the great occasion that it deserves. This was a conference last evening of the pastors and the program committee. The presentation of the French memorials in behalf'of those of the service men., who,paid the supreme price makes this first American Legion Memorial Service on Washington's birthday, doubly signifi cant .and important. Let .us "Carry On." '•-'.'.' Tha plan that has been agreed upon is that the American Legion, will meet at the Armory and march to the auditorium. As they.pass the-churches the Sunday schools _and congregations will fall in and thus nearly the entire congregation march,,1n a' body to folie Normal. ' • ' Sunday schools should T)e- ready to join the March, at 10:30 sharp. .All' members of tne congregation who do"| not attend Sunday school are.asked to-be at -t^ie church in time to .march- with the rest to the Ndrmal. There is no reason why the number on. the march Should not be .fifteen hundred. People,of the congregation, who iiave : automobiles are requested to be on hand with them to carry to tile Nor mal any who are illy able to walk that far. We do no^wajit any to needlessly be absent: :•'*&»• thus, fir t IBiiSSSA'S FLANS Soyret Premier Sends' Wireless Interview m Reply to •'• Queries. Romance Budded Shortly After Weller Returned From.; Servicer-MIss : Ellen Walton I* Bride—E«- . .. teemed Anna Young L«dy. Ray Weiler, son, of Mrs.. Margaret Weiler, will "be married this ' e've'ning to Miss Ellen Walton, of Anna, at .the home of the 'bride's parerita, Mt.. and Mrs. j. T. Walton, at that, iplace. . The ceremony, a quiet one, will take place at 6 o'clock 'this evening. ' • •;' \ The /romance had its budding about eight 'months ago, sh'ortly following the return .of Mr. Weiler : trom the service as a flyer in. the army. Since his return, he las been 'a member of the Weiler Music and Jewelri; Co. in this city; The bride is one of. Anna's esteemed young ladies. She has: been employed as assistant cashier 'in' the Anna First. National Bank/and regarded as an efBcient and capable employee. >. " . . : . ' . ; .: The newlyweds will reside in Carbondale where Mr. Weiler will continue his business he is now engaged in. Next week, however, on account of the illness of one of the bank employees at Anna Mrs. Weiler will continue her work until he' recovers or Kie bank secures the services ; pf .some one else. Mr. and Mrs. . Weiler will be^at..; home .^to".. their friends at •the Mrs. Elizabeth Dunican home on West Pecan street : -'a, week from. Monday - will jiake- up itlielr p.erinan'ent: State Claims $10,000 For investment of Its Money in "Firm Which ' r * T ® s * iii Mitchell Holds Investment Was Gbod^W*en-HtLeft Office and State Should Have Cashed It? Bir~the % agreement" om. the part of E. E." Mitchell; former" Illinois treasurer, that he wbuld enter'iiis .appearance, Attorney General Brundage file*'for the state in the Jackson county ; circuit, court, yesterday a suit against .Mr;, :Mitchell to recover $10,000 which the- state 'alleges it lost on- account ot certain! Tjonds which Mr. Mitchell', as treasurer, made as: an. investment of state, .funds. As a matter of form-tie suit is for a 'million dollars, the amount of Mr_ Mitchell's 'bond while in office. .But the amount claimed by the statta is. $10,000: The suit, however, must be- .brought in terms of the full amount of the bonl. ot the bondsmen will; •be served, Mr. Mitchell having agreed' 'any damage that may be secured-Willr be paid by himself. - The suit is .the outgrowth of an investment in the bonds oi'.a company, in which Mr. Mitchell and his bank also, invested money! The bonds were-> worth 100 cent* on the dollar, wjieE: Mr. Mitchell left:' office. Three years, Jater the firm failed. The position ot Mr.. Mitchell is that if the state hadn't-, been satisfied with the investment it. should have'cashed: them in iristead'of " holding them three years alter .he left office.: A This he declares absolves him> of responsibility. ..... on their completion'.! WIHTS PEACE AND TRADE Declares the Bolshevik! Are v Plai> no No Offensive ' Againgt ' Any Country—Welcomes' Any Red» That U. S. Dcesn't Want.' pla lerlln, Feb. 21.—Soviet ..Russia •-Is Po mil;.JHoumanla or any other.couBr" tJtfr.Her'main wish is to live in'pedce' lijiffi the world and to're-establish; th'yi normal trade conditions' with 1 on^fe and America. She is rea'(ly:to for the things she needs not'only tion find detliire'fl'iitfvt'e^time spent -tn^debating the treaty; is!~wastea, . TirgecI'vtJjc. l(!HrtorR..'on "both sides to drop thc'tre;it.y smd-'give their ntten- tiop 't'o-sijine ot-t.lie constructive legi.s- ' ' -' lation dfeiumdlng-'. action. solved; '•-."' That the Institute extend Its ..heart-,.of felt sympathy to the bereaved! family., j ent' RESOLVED: We recommend for j labor. consideration to -tie^DeP»rtmen_t Joj publicvWoTkB the. 'uessati|n. ^- '-"'-- Washington's Day Mern'oiial People are requested .to bring they .Sabbath weekly.offerings with, them tti, their- 'respecttyi,.'Chiifches and -=;ame be .cojlBcted *-just before jcmjng ' '.The financial welfare of makes 'this. quite an im item 'since itihere were no services last Sunday. mis t w! a hii tW. si tl 'bi cl a ti nihg, ho military offens'ive, against Miss Sylvia Beasley of Murphysboro visited Miss Marion SteCall here Wed nesday; " . . ' ' i gold; But with raw materials; icolai Lenine, the. bolshevist. pre- v make's these statements in a, ess commnnication, in .answer to. cries of direct questions put to'. in-a radio'.message.. " -. 'Le.nine-makes the flat prediction the future belongs to.'the. soviet em all over'the world, but denied tlie soviet .government -intends to g tins about by force of ai-m,s, ng no aggressive actirtn is planned nst other countries in any dlrec- rl . - • • ..'••'.-.... Doesn't Fear Revolutionists. opilhing upon .the deportation 'of ISSbN the United States, lie say.s:'' are not .afraid 1 - 'oC revolution;! 7 e- are not 'afraid of. any-state |ntry. We.. welcome/any citi- hora Ameuica thinks danger- th the -exception-,' of. course/ of Is • '> •;'''" ^: |her itMs a part of'Bolshevist da, or i-en'lly a. fact, .it'.is^sig-. in view.of the many:.curren.t and reports,of negotiations be-. Russia, and, Germany,-' that .Pre- : enlne categorically...>ays: the 1 ! for an economic.,aliiance' be-| :l)e two. countries;!nof,,gobd,; the Scheidemfinns are . bad- The -.bolshevist '.chieftoinls' message follows, in part: : "Do we intend to attack Poland'i'anfl Ronmnhla? No. We have declared most euipliaticnlly nnd ofllcinlly.. in tfie name, of tbe eonnjjil of the people's commtssnriese •. and .the . nil-Russian central . executive '. .committee, our peaceful inteiftions. "It is very .much to bo. regretted tbnt the • French : capitalistic Kovern- inept is instigating Poland (nnd'-prob- ably! Bouraaiiia.' tod) to attack us. This is oven' mentioned by n number of American radios from Lyons. All Plans Peaceful. "You ask about our plans in'Asia. .They are the..same as; ,iu- Eurppe^- neacefu], ne.igliborl.v. life, with all., peoples; ..with;the workers.and peasants of all' nations awakening to a hew'life —a ' life 'without..'exploiters, without panhandlers,' withonf • capitalists, without. merchants. • ''•' . ' "The imperialistic whr of ]'9141918—^the ".i\vnr of Anglo-French ,ahtl Russian capitalistic .groups against Germany's, capitalistic group, for. the' partition of the world, has awakened' A'sia; !and'' has- strengthened, 'therei'v-as everywhere -else, - the --tendencies -towards freedom, towards peaceful labor and aguinst possible wars in the future.-! !. ' ~ "•:. . : •• •''.'..;. / • . - "You ask hey. 'What would be the basis of peace' between 'Russia and America?' .My :dnsVeri/is": I-'Let tlie ^American.. .capltalists'.'.leave iis'.;.alone. We , shall 1 • not' touch - tlrem. We . are •eyenfe*rea'dy to pay with orolVvfor any machinery, tools, etc.. useful 'to- onr transport and Industries.'- We. are ready, fo pay..hnt-;..o_nly, .with gpld,.'tiut .with raw materials, too.V\ '•'.•' _Would, Educate Capitalists. "We stand'for an alliance with'.'till countries, excepting none. . . : "What- are-our views upon the-allied demand-for the > extradition of the ' German -alleged, .war! .culprits? If we .are to spe'a!> seriously' oh.this .matter.: of war Ruilt,-the. gujlty ones ari? flip, capitalists .of'all' countries." ! . "Hand us over all your landlords owning more than . a " hundred, hectares' of land and the capitalists having a. capital of more tlian 100.000 fronds', (nominally S20.000). and. : we .•sfiarti-educate-' tlieivi to u'soful labor '•ancV malie them break.with the Rluim'e- fnl; .hhse .and .bloody role of exploil:- ersr.-a.nn-. ins.flsntei-s . of' wars for "thy partition, of! colonies.. Wars'will then .be .absolutely.'.impossible. "'.'What would be the .influence of peace .between Russia .and the rest -of the world i up6n the 1.economic'condi- tions in. Europe?'.you^asli/. .. , "Kxcliarige-of machinery for corn, flax .and .other rW,.,materials—^1; ask can. ^this \be! disadvantageous: for ;Eu- rtipe?', Cljelarly, it ca'nnot';!b'e!nnyt| but"beneficial.-- .-!_ ^,'_j.-.•••.•;."•.•"•'-•• ,">'•'."•''- " ALL.WOMEN CRAVE TO BE WELL DRESSED SAYS TEXTILF EXPERT "Every woman wishes to be well' dressed.but most hav.e a vague idea " of! that. happy state," declared Miss Mabel Wilkerson, of the University ot' Illinois, in one of the most interesting addresses on the :domestic'science program at the- Farmers' Institutfe. Her subject was "As a Textile Expert Views It". She said: Express individuality, personality. Don't succeed in expressing, personaj- 'ity.through styles. . " : What makes us well dressed? 1.. Appropriately .dressed for, timer- of day, occasion an'd for her Job. Successful women of business would ':'_ •dress for her job. . : .2. Dress within your . income. . •(Keep'.budget) ' 3: . Dress according >> ag-e.. 4. "Is matenal^and design suited ter .individual sense"bf design and'propor- tion. Read arid use your mind. •5... Is color of material in. harmony with color of individuali'ty.? '.,.•'. 6: Is, your clothing fresh an<] in repair—well groomed? v '••'.' . KJpow materials- and .spend money intelligen'tly. .Artistic Principals in Dress. 'Body is built in proportion—feet not too-large for jest of us. If' dress is'artisticalJy proportioned, .correct for you, it will nevei- go out. of style from 'arWstic. and financial:, •standpoint. • ' ' . Personal standpoint in dress is necessary. . •• GOVERNOR AND SISTER HERE FOR FUNERAL Chas. S. Deneen and Sister, Miss Florence Deneen, Arrive to Attend Funeral of W. H. Ashley, • ", -' Their'Uncie. Former .Governor Chas. S. Deneeip and sister. Moss Florence Deneen, arrived here-from.'.Chicago today tq;ai- tendl the funeral of-theij uncle, W. H. Ashley. Mr.•'Deneen.:regarded his'un- ; ; cl|-in,ja' higt'estimation,: Baying made : yisits here oon!various ' : ocoasioBs to^see- ''' ' '' '"' '"'' "'" '

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