The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on March 2, 1920 · Page 2
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r -' THE DAILY FREE PRESS f HE DAILY FREE PRESS . Established . «£Mly 1WS ' , Weekly 1B7T Press Publishing Co. MRS.JOHN T. GALBRAITH . Editor and Manager MRS. FREDERICK 0. BOHEii Telephohe - - 218 TERMS SnbccripUon 15 cents a week. biUs due weekly. -Job won ptricuy casn. •ASINTJAL SUBSCRIPTION J7.80. Bntered at the poscofflce at Carbon,.£•£». miioia, as second class matter. • O*ce in the Free Press Building, Straet. ' March 2, 1920 ANNOUNCEMENTS • i-HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER. •'"Tte Free Press is authorized to an- r-Qcmuce GEORGE A. FORE as a candidate lor Highway Commissioner of Caiboudale township, subject to the . .Republican Primary Marcl»20. ' The'Ffee Presses authorized to.an- • trounce' JACOB ETHERTON as a -candidate for Highway Commissioner • of Carbondale township, subject to ^Jie Republican Primary March 20. t /ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR. " "The Free Press Is authorized to announce WM. M. .HOL.1IDAY as a candidate ~for reelection for,Assistant ...-.Supervisor of Carbondale township, (•• -subject to-the Republican Primary '. -March 20. v 'The Free Press is authorized to.an- ». nounce J. W. CRANBELLi as a candi- « date tor Assistant Supervisor of Car» '.bomdale township, subje'ot to the Re.;,. publican Primary, March 20. ^ TOWN CCERK. The Free Press is authorized to ao;.•:• aounee WM. M. GALLEGLY, as a - candidate for Town Clerk, o£ Carbon* dale Township subject to the Republi- -< can Primary March 20. 19,000 DIE IN CILICIA Washington Gets Confirmation of ' , Report- or Massacre. Vicar Patriarchate at Constantinople : Says Armenians Slain After French , : Evacuated Marash. • Washingtoi). March 2. — Nineteen thousand Armenians' wore massacred after the French evaenatod ilarash. aaid a cablegram from the vicar pu- trlachate at Constantinople, received iiere by Prof. Des Hagopian, vice presi- " •dent'of the national delegation to the ;peuce conference. "T regret to inform you that French rtroops evacuated Marash in the night," •said'the cablegram. "Unfortunately they did hot inform anyone. On the following (Jay. snrprirod by tliis sud- •den retreat, 3,000 Armenians made -their first exit and they were massacred. Fifteen hundred others succeeded in reaching Islahie. A great num- "fcer of them were frozen. Out of 20,000 remaining in town 16,000 were massacred." 1 J.ondon, March 2.—It is. stated offi- 'tStetfy, says an Exchange Telegraph dispatch- from -Athens, that after the .lE'reneh evacuated Marash, Cilicia, re- ••cen'tly the Turks massacred 16,000 inhabitants. REFUSE EQUAL SUFFRAGE 0. K. Virginia Senators Fail by Tie to Ratify-Amendment to Conf stitutfon. Charleston, W. A 7 a.. March 2.—Rati- .fication of the -wnnian Kiifl'rage ameud- rmetn was refused hy'tUe- West Virginia t aenote. the vote being 14 to 14. U. S. JUDGE PUTS I W. G. FAULKNER. Federal Jurist ,ai Milwaukee. Says , ..Wisconsin AM Is- Legal. MULBERGEB UW IS UPHELD Mrs. Frederick Owen Bohen, daughter of the new secretary of agriculture and Mrs. Edwin X. Meredith, is visiting her parents in Washington. She >nd her husband livo in New York. K, I, RAPS DRY ACT Files Brief to Have Eighteenth Amendment Declared Void. Declares Article Five of Constitution Relates Only to Correction of Errors. Washington, March 2.—The eighteenth amendment "is a. direct invasion of jurisdiction and powers of the state .and the rights of its. people," the state' of Rhode Island declares in its brief filed in +he United . States Supreme court in reply to the government's motion for the dismissal of its action to obtain injunctlve relief from the amendment. The brief, which was filed by Attorney General Herbert A. Rice of Rhode Island, asserts that the government's view that the amendment is "unassailable," can "only 'lead to' anarchy and oppression." It contends that it is the duty of the court to keep congress in its amendments to the Constitution "within' the scope and jurisdiction of federal authority" and "maintain that line of division between federal and state powers," which has "for so many years insured the harmonious operation of our dual system . of government, ordained and established as perpetual:" The theory of the government "is so subversive of fundamental principles that its acceptance would bring about a constitutional revolution," continues tile brief. "It would convert the sovereignty of the people into a sovereignty of officials. It would endanger civil liberty and those innumerable rights that have been inherited from the common law since the time of Mngna Cbarta. Un- 'der its application the boundary established by the Constitution between federal and state authority could be shifted at will, as officials might be influenced by political coVsirdice or expediency. In fact, all power might be absorbed by the federal government and the states become dependencies, states' only in name, for the mere purpose of having equal representation in the senate." .The brief declares that article V of the Constitution relating to amendments only provides for the "correction of errors committed in fi'aming the Constitution" and that the "amendment functions" ef congress are limited. ' Manufacture and Sale of Alcoholic Beverages Will Be Permitted Un, der Terms of Ruling—Hughes Asks to File Brief. . Milwaukee, March 2.—Manufacture and sale of 2.5 per cent beer, in Wisconsin was legalised in a decision handed down by Federal Judge Geiger in the test ease brought by the Mani^ towoc Products company for an injunction to halt enforcement of the Volstead act. ' : By his decision Judge Gelgeri upheld the'Mulberger law, thus assuming that; state prohibition laws take precedence over federal regulation. ; The decision resulted from the filing of an injunction suit by the Manitowoc Products company, a consolidation of three breweries at Manitowoc, to restrain enforcement of prohibition legislation Insofar as it Interferes'with the manufacture of beer containing 2%. per cent alcohol. • The constitutionality of title 2 of the prohibition enforcement law, which provides for ^he enforcement of' the constitutional' amendment as well as the constitutionality of the amendment itself was attacked duripg the arguments. ' "Congress Acted Illegally. " It was claimed by counsel for the company that congress acted illegally in limiting alcoholic content of liquor which can be sold under the constitutional amendment to an amount less than half'of 1 per cent. It was also argued that the Mulberger law permitting sale of .2% per cent'in Wisconsin has precedence over later federal limitations. ' Attorney William H. Austin and 'Attorney Ralph W. Jackman, Madison, represented the company at the hearing, while United States District Attorney H. A. Sawyer, his assistants and Eugene Mclntyre and Walter Bender, representing the Wisconsin Anti-Saloon league, opposed the granting of a restraining order. Hughes Asks to File Brief. Washington, March 2.—Charles E. Hughes asked the Supreme court for permission to present a brief on behalf of 21 states in support of the government's motion to dismiss the original proceedings brought by Rhode Island to test the constitutionality of the federal prohibition constitutional amendment. This case Is to be argued nest Monday. At the same time William Marshall Bullitt of Louisville asked the court to hear arguments next Monday on appeals brought by the Kentucky distilleries and Warehouse company from federal court decrees upholding the validity-of the prohibition amendment. Glass Plant Burns; $250,000 Loss. ; Cumberland, .Met, March 2.—Fire be. lieved to have been caused by defective wiring destroyed the large Wellington Glass company's plant here. The loss Is estimated at S200.000. FRANCE'S RAIL STRIKE ENDS Mobilization of the Military Forces Found a Hard Nut to Crack. Paris, March 2.—The strike, on -fhe French railroads has ended. An understanding \\jaa reached between the directors of the railways and the men, and the national federation immediately ordered the resumption of work. The strike began hist w.eek on the Paris-Lyons- Mediterranean road and was .followed Saturday by an order for a strike on all the railways of Prance, but reports from various quarters have told of. the failure of the men to walkout. The mobilization for military duty of. the railroad men,-adopted by the government as a.measure to combat the strike, resulted,, the government announced, in the response of 50 per cent of the men called upon. The Federation of tabor considered calling a general strike in all the trades as a last resort, but abandoned such a plan. The government caused, the arrest of several of the strike leaders. . : , W. G. Faulkner, une of Lord North- Iliffe's aids, who is here to/promote, better understanding between the Eng- lish'and 'American' people through'' the medium of motion pictures.. ADRIATIC TALK Premier Nitti of. Italy Fa-Is in First-Direct Confer- ••-'. ence. IS EXPECTED' Entire Question-Remains in Suspense — Solution May Not Be Reached , Until Mating of Council at Rome at End of Month. f- S London, March 2. — 'Che conversations between I'remier, Nitti am.) the Ttigo-Slavs, in which Foreign Minister Trumbltch and former. Premier' Pa- thitch participated, were sudilonly broken nfT. It is not expected they will be resumed in London during the present week. The entire Adriatic question remains In suspense, and it seems fairly certain that no solution of it will be reached while the supreme council- is 'sitting in London, but fl'.at the question -will be reopened when the peace conference '.•rnssornhles in Rnmo toward tlu; end- of the month. No confirmation is obtainable in Italian circles here with regard to (hp report printed in Le' Journal of Pnris from Home that Signer Nitti has offered concessions to the .Tugo-Slnvs. Rome' Paper Expected Compromise. Rome, March 2. — Premier Nitti is disposed to accept a compromise settlement of the Adrjatic question, according to the Messaggero. 'By this arrangement,- the newspaper says, Italy would not claim territorial continuity between Istria and ' Fiume on condition that the city be. placed under Italian sovereignty. The League of Nations, It is said, will be In charge o£ the administration of the port. Wilson Works on Reply. Washington. March 2.— President Wilson has begun work on his answer to the British and French, premiers on the Adriatic -situation. In preparation for the actual drafting of his .note he • has communicated with Acting Secretary Polk n't the .state department.-' No comment was available from officials here as to the extent President Wilson might be willing to go in joining directly with .Premier Millerand and Lloyd George in fostering new negotiations between Italy and Jugo- slavia. 'UlllllllUlllllllltllllllllllNIIU Your Declaration of : Independence ' Follow your country's example; Declare your independence—independence of the tyranny of financial worries. Banish, the fear-of the future. Win your '.• complete freedom — and hold it. You do all these by starting to save and keeping at it. ^Your signature to your initial savings deposit slip is your declaration of independence. Every'daily or weekly deposit will be a celebration—safe and sane. Save for Your Future Ready cash makes you ready for opportunity. To be financially prepared is to have practical insur- ' ance on success. • - • • You dream of the future. Why not plan to realize those dreams? Decide on. a definite saving policy, and stick to it with determination. You will be r building character ' as well as capital. And character will bring you extra capital when you need it Sign your declaration of independence today! To :Sov« • Carbondale Waticnal %ank EXTRICATED BY PRESIDENT Manchester Guardian Grateful to Wilson for Exposing England's False' Adriatic Position. Manchester, March 2.—President Wilson's letters in. the Adriatic correspondence, just published, are considered by the Guardian us a refutation "of the reports that his illness had caused some loss of mental force and balance." It asks: "If President Wilson is suffering from any malady of political judgment .could not some American bacterlplogisj: convey us u few germ* mat we may Inoculate bur "European premiers?" The Guardian eontliraes: "One's chief regret in reading President Wilson's admirably phrased p!ea for a wise and honorable policy in the Adriatic is that it should have been left to him to frame it. One feels that England somehow has surrendered her rightful part in the.drama ro an American. It is we who should have raised our voices first against the proposed terms of a settlement which expressed the very spirit we went to war to defeat. . -. We should all be grateful to Mr. Wilson for extricating us from a false position." <r : [CHILD SALVAGE IN PICTURES; ARMENIA'S HUNGER CRY HEARD $50,000,000 LOAN TO POLAND Transaction to Be Handled by Peoples' Industrial Corporation, New York. Washington, March 2.—Negotiations for floating a loan of $50,000,000. for the-Polish government in the United States have been conclnded,.it was announced at the Polish legation. The loan will be handled through the. Peoples' Industrial Trading corporation of New York. - . 1 ' •• FOR CARTRIDGE MAKING. THIS WORK IS LIGHT, CLEAN. EASILY' LEARNED AND PAYS A MINIMUM WAGE OF 20c PER HOUR, WORKING 55" F^TTWS Aivri RECEIVING PAY FOR 60 HOURS. MOST OF THE WORK, HOWEVER, IS ON A EIECE-WORK BASIS AND PAYS CONSIDERABLY MORE THAN THE HOURLY RATE. PROYisiuuN HAS BEEN MADE FOR TAKING .CARE OF HOUSING.-. . \ '• . • • - • -\' •• '•' '• : '' ' ' Western Gartricl&e Cast Alton, Illinois HUNGRY" AND. IN TATTERS '. HAPPY AND WITH." A FUTURE .A group of Armenian refuge'es, homeless, and who for a long time se-idom received any real food. • Many of them bad to wear sacks for clothes. Wc-ider- ing from one plac,e to another, they were rescued by Near East Belief woikers when they liad.haO about given uprall-hope: In one'picture they are saowri'- awaiting admission- to. one of the Near East Belief orphanages!'In the second .picture-is another'group of Armenian orphans These youngsters tiave.beetf'unde'r the care pf the Near-East Belief workers for iome time. They are sturdy,. wholesome lads now. While' their'faces nave not :quite lost the'expression'of terror, from the "hardships and terrible exp'erivnces' through which they have pa'ss&j; 'ffiey^are looking into the future There are 260,000 of these, children in Armenian today. Are they .worth, salvaging? An opportunity 1 : to answer this will be'given the .peopled IWnols''<3ur.'nc theVear Bast Belief 'campaign. •" ;*,*:.;,- ; • - - .... :. . .•;.»•""=> wir

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