The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 27, 1920 · Page 2
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Carbondale, Illinois
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Friday, February 27, 1920
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS IKE DAILY FREE PRESS Established 1963 Weekly 1877 Press Publishing Co. MRS. JOHN T. GALBRAITH . Editor and Manager Telephone - - 218 - • TERMS • Subscription 16 cents a week. bills due weekly.' -Job wors strictly casn. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION »7.80. •iitered at the postofflce at Carbon? 0ale, illlMois, as second class matter. • tMBce In the Free Proas . Building, M»ln Street. Feb. 27, 1920. ANNOUNCEMENTS HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER. The Free Press is authorized to an- Bounce GEORGE A. FORE, as a candi- •date for Highway Commissioner ol Carbondale township, subject to the Republican Primary March* 20, The Free Press is authorized to an- •nouiMse JACOB ETHERTON as a • • candidate .for Highway, Co_mmiS8ioner ^.vot-iCiurbonaale towiii9tiipr-'''^ubject to :.^tb.e Republican PrimaryvMarch 20. ASSISTANT. SUPERVISOR. ' The Free Press Is authorized to an-• aoonce WM. M; HOLLIDAY as a , cantidttte for reelection for Assistant • .-. Supervisor of Carbondale township, . •'subject 'to the Republican Primary ;< March 20. TOWN CLERK. .. ,TpjjjS J Free -Press is authorized to an- nwiaofe WM. M. GALLEGLY, as a candidate for Town Clerk, of Carbon" dale Township subject to the Republican Primary March 20. •; ' flUSSA OFFERS PEACE JAIME C. DE VEYRA UNITED STATES STANDS FIRM V '. Text of Correspondence Between Wilson and Premiers Made Public. SPLIT RESTS WITH ALLIES Jaime C. tie Veyra has been reelected Philippine commissioner in the United States and the island legislature . has publicly commended -his services. HITS DRY ENFORCERS U. S. Judge Refuses Injunction Against Philadelphian. •'London Hears of Proposal Made to the U.S. : Effort Also Made by the Soviet to Settle Affairs With Japan and- Roumania. - Stockholm. Feb. 27.—In Copenhagen -on Wednesday it was reported that 'the. -latest soviet pence proposal w -submitted through Ira Nelson Morris. -.the American minister to Sweden. On •being asked concerning the report he j •-admitted that he had received n wire- [ less message from Moscow, but declined to divulge its contents. In other quarters it was learned that M. Tchit- cHerln, the bolshevist commissar for foreign affairs, had asked the United States to arrange a date and place for .a peace meeting. Washington, Feb. 27.—State depart-' •meat officials said that they had not -received any communication from the Susaian soviet government proposing •"peace" between tlie United States •and soviet Russia. Until such a proposal has been re- -celved officials are not prepared to in- vdlcate what disposition might be made •of it. They are at a loss to know just \vhy America has been associated with Japan and Roumania. ; London,-Feb. 27.—The soviet com- atlKKiiry of foreign affairs 'has dls- a»atehed notes to the..United States. Japan aiid Roumania offering them peace with soviet Russia, according to n wireless dispatch from Moscow re- rcelved here. ' Persian revolutionary forces under • -command of their leader, Kutebuklcnn, .' hay*^occupied Resht, near the southern extremity of the Caspian sen, and are driving the British away from that ^l«ce, according to a wireless dispatch received here from Moscow. District Court Jurist Assails Federal Officer* for Search Without Warrant. Philadelphia, Feb., 27.—The first setback in the enforcement of national prohibition In this' district under the Volstead act. came when Judge J. Whitaker Thompson, In the Unite'd States ditrict court refused to grant an injunction to. restrain a local sa-: loonkeeper from "maintaining and conducting a public and common nuisance." At the same time Judge Thompson rebuked the federal prohibition enforcement officers for searching the saloon without a warrant. Cleveland, O., Feb; 27.—Two fifty gallon stills, 593 boxes of raisins, nineteen cases of prunes, twenty-three barrels of mash and ten gallons of raisin whisky, all valued at between $10,000 nnd $15,000, were'seized by the police in a raid on a private dwelling. One man was arrested and turned over to the federal authorities. Roanoke, "Va., Feb. 27.—An indictment charging the manufacture of a copper cap and arm for use in a distillery was returned. by a federal grand Jury here against Engleb'y & Co., plumbers. Prohibition agents, who asserted the apparatus would fit any "moonshine" still, declared the indictment was the first of its kind under the nation-wide prohibition law. Now Up to Great Britain, France and Italy to Decide Whether to Yield or Permit Withdrawal of Peace Treaty. ' Washington, Feb. 27.—"The government of the United States stands' pat." This was the official construction placed on the' correspondence between tile United States government and the governments of Great Britain; .and France with relation to the Adriatic settlements. • "... It is up to "Great Britain,'.' France and Italy to decide whether 1 to'yield to President | Wilson in the Adriatic controversy or to. stand pat and thereby cause him to consider withdrawn! from the senate of the peace treaty with Its League of Nations covenant. The president demands • the allies return to the Adriatic-plan of becem- ber 9 to which he and the British and Italian premiers subscribed. , Correspondence Made Public. The full. correspondence was , made public by the,, state department. It consists of 'tlie joint memorandum signed on December 9 by Premier Clemenceau for France, Sir Eyre Crowe for England and Undersecretary of State Frank L. Polk" for the United States; the British and French revised proposals .of .January 14, the text of the cable sent on January 19 by tbe secretary of state asking the point of viewy of the British and French governments in undertaking to dispose of the Adriatic and Russian questions before 1 ascertaining the .views of the American government: the statements of the French and British prime ministers of January 23; President Wilson's protest note of February 10, in which he threatened to withdraw the German treaty from the senate if the British-French attitude was persisted in; the reply of the French ari'd British prime ministers of February 17 and President Wilson's note of February 24, which brings the correspondence up to date. The whole correspondence makes .about 12.000 -.vorils. ' Memorandum of Dec. 9. The'joint memorandum of December 0 subscribed to by France, Great Britain and the United States, and which it was supposed had settled the Adriatic question, provided in substance the following: Istria was to ha've a frontier which. •illlll^^ GRAND OPENING I ;;, The Barth Theatre Company anuonnces the Grafid Opening of the New Barth Theatre, the" 'THEATRE BEAUT I FUI>" MONDAY, MARCH FIRST Commencing with Matinee 2:30 to 6:00 p.m. Evening Program 7:00 to 11:00 * "Soldiers of Fortune" remi ;r-,olx t-iema production; Miss Jacobs of Chicago, at thg Orchestral Organ The NINE SHARE ESTATE Cousins of Waaithy Oil Kan to Get Part of $2,500,000. Wjll Get Large Part of Property Left by Indiana Oil Man, Whom None Knew Personally. Chicago, Feu. 27.—Nhie of n-n persons claiming to he tit-si 'cousins of the late U'.lliam I*. Cowuu.-\vlm-ijied intestate at Wheaton )i year. ami .a half ago, established relationship tvtth the former Indiana b'tniidan) oil millionaire before judge s. L. lluilije of the Dupage county <;ouri at Whwitnu; and today their attorneys mn^illl |mr- ties concerned are ••counting thulr-for- tunes." The court indicated that five of rhe nine are legal heirs, 'itnd these live agree that the other (our arc 'entitled to equities in the estate, variously estimated as being worth from Sl.odO.- 000 to $2,500,000. David Henry Cowan of Canal Winchester, Ohio, the only one of the, claimants heni'lna the Cowan n:i""». nas nolVycl: esta771ls"l]e<Viie<i't<Mp, ; and Judge Rutbje' V-ontin«ed, 'until next' Monday at 9 ISO-o'clock'' to give Attorney ; ChiU-les ..S;^jQtittjn'g>./V-..'cl'ance to ' present client. "•-•'- more :-- '' for . his The five whoser.elalms to heirship were most clearly established .yesterday ai-e ; : N - William Sajcton r of ';Ea^]e, ZION. Feb. 23 X Mrs. Lillie Stafford and daughter,. Vc-rise, visited relatives here the latter ri part, of the week. John: Patrick 'of Carbondale 'his mother, M!rs."Eliza Patrick fronk Wednesday till" Saturday. Dr. Brandon of Garbcmdale was here Sunday to see Roy McDaniel, who is seriously "'.~ ' • • v. Mrs. Harry Fox spent a few days Mich.; Walter Snxton an'd Mrs. Card- line Siixtim Hart of 'Grain! .Ledge. Mich.; Charles Kdwii'rcf'Snxton of'.Bannister. Mich., and Mrs"'Birdeihf A. Hast week-with her sister, Mrs. Clyde Snxton Colby of Cadillac. Mich:'- ;-.-. • j Miller and'family, of Rendleman. Mr. Miller's tamilv are all sick.. Grace Rushing," Opal Wright, Gussie Batson and Gorman.Fox, of the S. I. N. U.,-spent the week end with home folks. ' Mr. and M'rs. Wiillie Treece and chil- FINLbY HEADS C. & N. W. RY. Will Succeed R. H. Aishton as President and Take Executive Charge March 1. Chicago, Feb. 27.—William H. Finley was elected president of the Chisago & Northwestern railway, to have executive charge of the road when It goes back' to private ownership on March 1. He has been acting president^ of the road under tlie federal railroad administration, having been appointed to that post on the resignation of R. H. Aishton to become regional director. Mr. Finley started his railroad career as a civil engineer 'and has been with the Chicago & Northwestern since 1902. Hfe has been chief engineer of the road since 1913. I . The four others who" are admitted by .tile 'Snxrnn quintet to be relatives of William P. Cowan are: Himry-B. Stiliwell 'of. Glover'sv'file, N} 'r;.pWil- liani S. StilUyell of Springfield, Mass.; Jucisqn Phelps^of Detroit,'••Michi, and three heirs of Mrs. Heleiv-'Sbadboldt dren of Carbondale are visiting Joe of Plymouth. Wis; I McDaniel at this writing. L G° rman F° x spent Friday night with ~ ' - v rHarry Fox of Pomona. Many'Cmall homes Built. I Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Springer vis- The building projects of 1919 figure'! Jted Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Reid of Car- ap to $2,600,000,OOOX for the : whole-Lbordale Wednesday, country, according to a Neiy York an--' Willie Davis visited Mr a-nd Mrs. [hority. The most Interesting feature Herbert Hale of New^Hcpe Sunday, of the matter .is the tacf.that an "ui>- lMr - and Mrs. Linsey Reid visited precenented 'percentage of the bulld- mg was in the building of small- Charlie -Springer and family Sunday. George Miller visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alec Miller ot Rendleman Sunday. CHICAGO. LAWYERS INDICTED iOPPOSE FEDERAL PROHIBITION York Democratic State Convention Adopts-Declaration Against _ the Dry Amendment. Albany, N. Y., Feb. 27.—A platform * declaring unalterable opposition to federal prohibition and .urging the • speedy repeal of tlte eighteenth amentl- ••nient was adopted by unanimous vote - of the Democratic srnte convention. Immediate ratification, of tlie ponce treaty and League of Nations covenant also was urged in the phitform. Grand Jury Returns True Bills Against Attorneys Accused of Income Tax Frauds. Chicago, Feb. 27.—Daniel J. Schuy r _ ler. Jr., and Charles Weinfeld, attor- ' neys, were indicted' by the federal grand-jury on two indictments each charging them with turning in fraudulent income tax returns for 1916. Warrants were issued and United States deputy marshals immediately sent out to serve them. It is charged in tlie indictment that Mr. Weinfeld paid $DS.14 as tax on an income of $56,000.- He should have paid 31,200. Mr. Schuyler should have paid taxes on an estimated income of $120,000. . .- GOV. SMITH HEADS N. Y.' DEMS PASSENGER TRAIN IN CRASH Fourteen Persons Injured in Collision at "Eau Claire, Wis.—Three Are Seriously Hurt. Two Women Selected ss Delegates at •Large—Instructed to Vote' ;' as a Unit. Kan Claire, Wis.. Feb. 27.—Several persons were injured here when n west-bound passenger (rain on Ihe Chicago, St. -Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha railroad collided with the North Coast limited. Tlie accident Ofiv^rr. Marbury of !Ne\v York, Harriet May JMills <if Syracuse and Louis Deobecker o£ Buffalo. The : , •delegation was instructed to vote as a • sellollh •' unit on all questions. :' ! while "widely overstepping" the'recog- nized ethnical line between Italy and Jugo-Slavia, would have giren to Italy more than 300,000 Jugo-Slavs nnd further extended eastward to give Italy territory in the region of Albona. also including Jugo-Slavs, as against- 40,000 Italians to be placed under the League of Nations. • The so-called Assling region was to be permanently demilitarized.. . Ther.e was to be a free state of Flume under control and for future determination by the league with full autonomy for the city of Flume. • The city of Zara was to have complete sovereignty under the league and complete control of its own affairs. The 'islands of the Pelagosa group, Lisea and tlie small islands west of it, Lussin and Unie, 'were to pass to Italy on demilitarized basis, with local autonomy for the Slavs in Lissa. Italy was to have a mandate over the independent state of Albania under the league. Albania's frontiers north and east were to be those fixed by the London conference of 1913, but the. south was left for negotiation. Greece was to have certain territory, the lines of some of which, were to be left for negotiation. The city of Valona and such hinterland strictly necessa'ry to defense and economic development were granted to Italy in full sovereignty. , Rebuke to Premiers. - In the note/ of President VV'ilson to the allied premiers, discussing the Adriatic tiuestion, he said: "If agreement on what is just and reasonable is not to determine.-international issues; if the country possessing the most endurance in pressing its demands rather than the country •armed wjth a just cause is to gain tlie support of the powers; if forcible 'seizure of coveted areas Is to be permitted find condoned and is to receive ultimate justification by s creating a situation so difficult that .-decision favorable to Tlie aggressor is deemed a practical necessity; if deliberately incited ambition is, under .the name uE national sentiment, to be rewarded ;it the expense of the small and wealc; IF, in a \vord, the old order -of Things which brought so many evils on the world is still to.prevail, then'the time is not yet come, when this government can ditcrttiin a concert of powers, tbp _ occurred in the yards where the lim- Albany, I,. \.. I<eU. a,.-'Jho unofh- .^ wns siaetrn( , 1;etl -clnl Democrat* state convent u'm --j M o{ ,, ie . n1l]] . e(1 ^ , n • Hle rear lected as delegates Jar?-, '.,-<v-*rr.<~ • p, mmnn of the North Coast lim ited. j very existence of which must depend Sffiitii, uilizal.eth Marbury of !*ew 1 A . bout fourt(?en pel . sons were injured ; npcra a new spirit and r. new order." three of them, who were quite! : ; hurt, were taken to a lo'cal' Bears Fifth Pair of Twins.' CALUMET BISCUITS—light, flaky mounds of goodness—capped with a [tender, done-to-a-turn crust You'll admit that [no other biscuits can compare with them—the r minute the first batch conies from your oven. CALUMET Baking Powder Makes Most Palatable and Sweetest off Foods <—because it is absolutely pure in the can and-in the baking. ( -—because its leavening, strength never varies, never- weakens. It is always the same, and results are always the same—always the finest Absolute certainty— more than the usual rising force, with the moderate price you pay for CALUMET —make it decidedly the most economical of leaveners. You save when you buy it You save when you use it You save materials it la .used with. A perfect product of the world's largest, most up-to- date and sanitary Baking Powder Factory. Contains only such ingredients as have been officially approved by U. S. Food Authorities. Try it! Drive away bake-day failures. Reduce baking expense. Have most delicious and wholesome bakings. • i • Jaimie of Spain in England. London, Feh. 27.—Prince -Jaimie, .Jersey City, N. J.,. '.Feb. 27.—Mrs. Richard Dolierty, wife of Judge Do- j Mother and Four Burn to Death. i herty of tlie- court of- common pleas, I Montreal, Feb. 27.—Mrs. M. Greg- ! gave birth to twins for-'the-fiftir time ory and her four children were in their married life of ten years. The second son of King Alfonso, arrived burned to death in which de- ; youngsters nnd the mother are doing ' jiere. . . .''••. . ... rt .-_-_,-' ?troyc;l their home.. . I well. . .,.! ' ' -CHICAGO. Remember when you buy Calumet, you get a full pou nd,if you want it. 16—not 12 ounces.

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