The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on February 28, 1920 · Page 2
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THE DAILY FREE PRESS THE DAILY FREE PRESS E*tabll*hed « 0*Hy Weekly 1877 Press Publishing Co. MRS. JOHN T. GALBRAITH ; i Editor and Man«0*r - Telephone - ,.- 218 ,. TERMS . ^Subscription 15 cents a week, AUvertlBinK bills due -weekly. _ Job won Btricuy 'caatt. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION 17.80. HQnterad at the postofflce at Carbon- -..tole, UUftols, as second class mutter. v.QIRce In the Free Press Building, <->W*K Kaln Street Feb. 33 1920. .ANNOUNCEMENTS i'.' HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER. " The JPrse Press is authorized to an : • nounce GEORGE A. FORE as a candidate tax,. Highway Commissioner of Carbondale township, subject to the .Republican Primary MarcB»20. 5*118 Prae Eress is authxjfized to announce- JACOB ETHERTON a3 a •candidate for Highway.'Commissioner of Garbondale .township, .subject-to ... *he Republican Primary March 20. ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR. -• U • ' ''" The.Free Press is authorized to an-. : Bounce WM. M. HOLLTOAY as a candidate for reelection for Assistant Super via or of Carbondale township, subject to the Republican Primary .. March 20. TOWN CLE'RK. ! '-JFne'iFree Press is authorized to an- i/nounce WM. M. GALliEXJLY, as a .candidate lor Town Clerk, of Carbondale Township subject to the Republican Primary March 20. WETS BACK EDWARDS ALLIES GIVE IN TO PRESIDENT Premiers. Ready tp Withdraw Proposals Previously Made on Settlement. Spread INFLUENZA KILL THE COilD ONCE WITH: '•': '""r"^ Chicago Business Men Put Liquor Issue in 1920 Fight. -.'Bryan Is Defied to Run Against the Governor of New Jersey — Out in Open. Chicago, Feb. 28. — Reprcsuntiitives -ot the Manufacturers imcl Dealers' a*- soeifttion, the Cliieayq Hotel Meu's'us- ..Sociation, the Clucitjjo Restaurant :i.s- .-soclatipn,. Uie Liberty league, the United Societies for Local Self-Gov-'•eminent and various business men's .^LSS.<jctp.'tions, incfuding the West Side, 'Lawndale, Northwest Side and others 'took the lead in an organized nationwide flght made In -4he open by acknowledged wets in opposition^ to the prohibition amendment to the federal •Constitution. The declared platform Is for a national administration that will agree to a "light wine and beer" amendment -to the present enforcement act and a congress that will be damp in reducing tie present federal '•restrictions. Fifty representatives of Chicago or- •ganlzatlons took formal action that, 'they claim, puts the luiuor proposition (directly into the 1920 presidential ar,'d •congressional campaign. .This is what was definitely determined: . . . "Petitions for the nomination of fQoy. EJdward I. Edwards of New Jer- .sey as the Democratic candidate for •president will he placed in circulation ithls morning in Chicago for the Dem- -pcratlc state-wide pj-imury of April 13. .The time limit for filing such petitions ' "All' candidates for delegates to both the Democratic and Republican . mi- .ttona! conventions in the April isj. pri- fliary will be confronted witli the pro"-' posat : 'Are you wet or dry ?' "All candidates for congress In flli- .•nois, regardless of party, will be askoil tto'tahe a direct stnnd on the proposal : '"Are jfon in favor of a light wines lairtl l».eer amendment to the present ;;pcolHbition enforcement act?' " / ' Informally the conference dared Wil- ./liain .leimings Bryan to enter the Uli- .;-nois^Deniociatic primary as a candidate against Governor Edwards. WILSON WINS ON FIUME IDEAJ Lloyd George and Millerand Unwilling • to Do Anything Without the Co-" ' Operation of the United States, London Says. London, Feb. 2S. — The allies have given 11 n the Idea • of trying to force the United States to agree to their program for the disposal j>f the Adriatic controversy. Premiers Lloyd George and Mille- rand, in their reply to President Wilson's latest communication on the question, agree that Mr. Wilson's "nrn- InRness. to accept any settlement "mutually agreeable to Italy and ,Tugo : Slavla regarding their common frontier in the Flume region, provided such an agreement is not made on the basis of compensation elsewhere at the expense of the nationals of a third power," meets with their approval. • In other words, they have backed down from their stand ns embodied In their ultimatum to Jugo-Slwria under date of January 20, which was sent to Bnlprade without the consent of the United States., They now agree that the program of President Wilson would be the ideal way of settling the question and, express their willingness to do their utmost to reach n settlement by this road. In order to facilitate this process they are ready to witliclraw their proposals of December 9 and Janunry 20, because they believe If the parties principally concerned believe the allied and associated powers are committed to supporting them in any particular solution it will be more cliffl- .cult to secure a voh*atary agreement. New Proposals Invited. The premiers, therefore, cordially invite the president to join them in a formal proposal to the Italians and Jugo-Slav governments to negotiate an agreement on the basis of withdrawal of all previous proposals. If, . however, this, attempt should prove unsuccessful, the premiers agree that the United States, Great Britain and France should once more consider the question In common, with the view of arriving nt concrete proposals. The premiers express appreciation of an agreement with' President Wilson's views with regard to the future of the Albanian people and say they are willing to urge upon the governments interested that they .should bring their desires into line with the American viewpoint. With regard to the treaty of London, the premiers state thnt its "secret character" was due to military exigencies preventing Its publication during the war. The premiers declare they cannot disguise the fact that should no voluntary settlement of the Adriatic problem be attained the treaty of London would become the only valid alternative, as far as they are concerned. Italy has co-operated loyally, they say, in trying to find a substitute for the pact, and the allies hope they will succeed in finding such a substitute. Text Is Denied Public. Washington, Feb. 28.— The reply of 'the British and JJfench premiers on the Adriatic question was received at the state department. It was sent to the White House immediately after being decoded. It was announced that the text of the premiers' note would not be made public by the American government without the consent of the premiers. This is being sought. The British government, is understood to plan publication of all of the exchanges, Including this latest note, within a few days, and officials thought it might be possible that the premiers would consent to simultaneous publication of the latest reply on both sides of the Atlantic. \remedy for 20 7 £cars form—safe, sure, no breaks up a cold in 24- relieves-grip in. 3 days, back if-it fails. The ne box has a Sed with' Mr. Hill's picture." At AllDvvx Sicrmi FRENCH BATTLE WITH. TURKS IIIIIIIHIIIIIIWIIHIilllUIIWHIIIIIIIHtlinilUinillHIIIMI Grand Opening of the Forced to Flgh: Their Way Out of a' Village in Syria—Con-ujeNed to Leave Wounded. . -• London, Feb. 28.—Official dispatches on the situation at Mnrns.Ii, in'the vilayet o£ Aleppo, 'Syria, where. French troop's have been having a severe struggle with--Turkish fo.rces ( .-announce that the Fren'cli succeeded in extricating their contingents uffer hard fighting. The French' evidently withdrew hastily, as they were compelled to leave their wounded, which B will be cared for' by* the American I ~ Red Cross. . REJECT BIDS ON STEAMERS • New Contest to Be Invited for Purchase of the Yale and..,.Harvard. . 1 Washinston', Feb. ^8.—Bids for-the steamers Ynle nnd Harvard were; re-, jected hy the navy department as too low. Tlie vessels, which operated in the English channel trnnsport'service j during the war. were purchaseil by the navy, at nn npprnisal of approximately-$2.000.000 for.bothJ The present nppralshl. is $1.730,000, against which the highest bid recetved-""was $1,580,000, submitted by a Los,-.Angeles company. A new bid .will be invited. . BARTH THEATRE 9ke Sheatre Beautiful MONDAY, MARCH I •.'"•.' . .,'•..- "" • •' The pretentious and ultra-elaborate photo dramatization] of Richard Harding Davis'- SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE " A Masterpiece of American Literature—this brilliant story oi a mining engineer's adventures at the outposts ol civilization. This capcivating .love romance is now offered in a most befitting manner, as only the magic and splendor oj the motion picture can do. * * i Presented by a cast that was carefully chosen to fit each character | NORMAN KERRY MELBOURNE McDOWELL WILFRED LUCAS | PAULINE STARKE ANNA Q. NJLLSON • WALLACE BERRY 1 - ^ . .-<* - . - ' • . | Matinee 15c and 30c including war tax- Night 25c and 55c J 8 ' -- I Music starts fifteen minutes before regular program | aniiiiiiiiiii^ American Queen •'. Corsets The npoto-tlate woman want** the oor»«t •he vremrm to be correct in every particular. HK-T* you eve* looked into the merit* of the American Qcen Correct Coraet" with it* ' Perfection Front Piece" and Perforated Back S«ctinn'*? /:' la it not TO Mr duty to 7-011 r self and your family to buy the coraet that will *ive you the moat value in. health, in •tyle and in comfort? '' The American Qumen I^ine of over 1OO modela haa a perfect model for every figure No tineaa work in fitting. " four full meaanrmenta taken and the requirement* of your fitfnre-eonaxtlered. then th odel order eoraet made for you, aa you "may ohooae. Have yonr eoraet -work dour, by *n expert graduate eoraetiere. MISS ETHEL MARTEN Phone 443 Y. 212 W. Walnut St. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS v R.. B. Renifro and Beulah W. Renlro,. his wite, to John W.-Brown, all of Carbondale lot 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 and 38 in block "A" and lots 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 27, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, and 45 In 'block "C" in Park Place, a subdivision in section 20 in Carbondale township, ?484. '* .May Claunch .Stocks and Elaine Stocks, her husband, ot Elkville to J. O. Christie and Emma\ Christie, his wife, o£ Carbondale, the west one-half o£ the southeast quarter ot sectiQn 12 in Carbondale township, $2,000. 'Charles F. Harris ot Granite City and others to Harry H Harris' of Makanda, 189,% acres in sections 21 and 28 in Makanda township, $4,000. iSt. l»uis University vs. .Normal, basket ball team Saturday evening at Normal .gym. Admission 50 cents.— Advertisement. v-DRY FIGHT BY 26 STATES •Combine Formed to . Resist Rhode Island's War on Amendment to Constitution. Augusta, Me., Fob. 28.—A list of 20 •-states that will co-operate in opposing the notion of KluKle Tsltiml In seeking •••to liave Hie. national prohibition amendment dechirot! unconstitutional wi!.s announced by Governor Mllliken. These states are" Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Dela""•n-are. Florida, Georgia. Idaho, Indiana,• Kansas, Slontana. Nebraska, Nevada, North "Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South' Dakotsx, Texas, Utah, West 'Virginia and Wyoming. i- Mrs. D. G. Reid.Wins Divorce. New York, Feb. 2S.—Mrs. Margaret -Cerrere Keid, third wife of Dupiel G. •Held, "tlriplnte. king." was granted a xllvorce. The jnry was out.lS.min- utes'^iKeid had filed a cwuntor-elaira: *or a aijrorce, but offered no evidence. i . . GERMAN CHIEFS ASK TRIAL General Ludendorff and Admiral Von Tirpitz Willing to Face Fatherland Court. Berlin, Feb. 28.— A number o£ prominent generals and admirals accused by. the allies of -n-nr crimes issued a declaration which, v while reiterating their refusal to appear before a foreign court, expresses their willingness to go to trial before a German judge, in whose- fairness they declare their confidence. Tlie signers of the declaration are I Gen. Erich Liulcnclorff, former first quartermaster general; Admiral Al- i frert von Tirpitz, former minister of i the navy; Gen. Erich von Falkenahyn, ' former chief of staff; Field Marshal von Kluclc, Admiral von Schroeder and numerous other generals and admirals. A German judge, the declaration asserts, will proceed according to Gerian law. towa Stnator Proposes Diplomatic Negotiations With Great Britain ' for Island. Washington, Feb.- 28.—A resolution proposing diplomatic negotiations with >eat Britain for purchase of the Ber- ir.uvla islands was Introduced by Sena-" tor.Kenyon (Rep.) of Iowa. LEONARD WOOD For President of the United States Organizer \ Administrator Patriot • Statesman Soldier American Do you want a man of his qualification for President ? / Help show the sentiment of the people of Illinois in the Presidential preference primary A.pril 13. .Please sign'this coupon.and mail it to the undersigned Name "... . Street Address. City NATHAN WILLIAM MAC CHESNEY, Chairman for Illinois, Leonard Wood National Campaign Committee, Snite 1158, Congress Hote', Chicago, 111. I "I HAVE WONDERED THAT 1 1 THE GHURCB SHOULD STOOP" 1 I • ' i s • , ^ . • = g A business man sent for the pastor ot a city I I church. - = ft "I do not attend church'often" he said, "but yes- 1 B terday I was there. I listened while you presented I | the Stewardship Program. • § "This plan ot giying—regularly--a portion of one's | g income appealed to me very much. . l J "It's good business—for ,the church and for the | i giver ;/ - '. • ' •' •.••••. : -| | "I'bave wondered many times that the Church of | I Jesus Christ should stoop to the methods it has often 1 | used in carrying on its work. . - ' fj | "If this Stewardship Program is to be carried out § I in our Church, I and my family want to sigri up..'' | | The church of Jesus Christ ought to be done with | g stooping. The church is squaring up with its God- | S given charter: ' . . . • | "Thou shall remember Jehovah thy XJod, for 1 1 it is he that give th thee' the power to get ^ | wealth." . . I 1 • . • The churches are cooperating in a great Steward- 1 3 ship Campaign. .•" _• ; g g The goal is 10,000,000 Christian Stewards regular- I I ly enrolled-in the holyhabtt of giving of themselves | g and their resources. j | Will you be one to formally acknowledge God's 1 g ownership of your life, your labor, and your income? | 1 Will you dedicate some definite portion of the. first 1 go fftJits of your labor in His cause? WH1 you do it with § g the other millions ot His children. _ g | *No other single act that lies within your' power can 1 ~ do more to hasten the coming of His Kingdom. 1 = Luke XVI, II By a Methodist Tither. • Mother'Hubbard Flour perbarrell. $15.00 Red Dog ..Ship.,". ^35 Brgn, good,., j.40 , Mixed feed, good 2 7fl Hen feed, good ......:.... 1 QA Ship .stuff, good..; ',.'.. .. 9 00 Also the line of.Perina feeds FARMERS SUPPLY COMPANY. mtimnmni

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