The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on March 4, 1920 · Page 2
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The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois · Page 2

Carbondale, Illinois
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Thursday, March 4, 1920
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THE DAILY FREE, PRESS THE DAILY FREE PRESS Established 1M* Weekly 1877 Press Publishing Co. MRS. JOHN J. QALBRAITH . Editor «<| Manager Telephone - - 218 TERMS Bntwcription 16 cents a week. • Advertising bills due weekly. Job work strictly casn. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION »7.80. Entered at the pcstofflce at Carbon.*He, JUliiois, as second class matter. -.r-pitea In the Prse Press Building, W««t 'Main Street. March 4, 1920 HIGHWAY COMMISSIONER. ; The Free Press is authorized to announce" JACOB .ETHERTON as a • t:andidat« for Highway Commissioner • 'of Carbondale township, subject to v the Republican Primary March 20. .ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR. " The Free Press is authorized to an- infwnce J. W. GRANDELL as a candidate for Assistant Supervisor of Carbondale township, subject to the Republican Primary, March 20. TOWN CLERK. ',. The Free Press is authorized to an. -nounee WM. M. GALLEGLY, as a candidate for Town Clerk, of Carbon- date. Township subject to the Republt can Primary March 20. KAISER IS ASSAILED Attacked During Debate Over Seizure of Estates. • Majority Socialist Declares Emperor Should Have Died at the Head p. of His Troops.__ Berlin, March 4.—The fight to de- •prive the former emperor ,of his properties and fortune began in earnest . when 'the motion of the majority socialists of the diet to refer the issue to the' national assembly precipitated .an acrimonious debate. The majority •socialists vied with the independents Tn denunciation of the former ruler in Lan effort to defeat the proposed settle. .'ineut by accomplishing the confiscation •of the Hohenrollern possessions. This -«oulB be done through a constitutional ; amendment voting the former emperor n fixed sum for his maintenance.-Deputy Graef, a majority socialist, declared that the ex-ruler had failed to live up to the historic precedents of Ms race. He had not died at the neafl of his troops. He chose, Instead, the fleputy continued, a midnight flight to : flolland, where "he now is- prom- •*iia<Hng and sawing wood." Ho expressed doubt as to .whether -t-hi; former emperor had subscribed to \v:ir loans, as Imd been claimed, while /ills claim that lie had.been the-guar.d- "jm of peace had been disproved by his • continuous rattling of the sword and Tprnclnma.tions of the mulled Hxt. The democrats and .the clericals "joined in voting for- the government's measure .providing that the settlement lu> referred to the committee of judi- •<•;?! ry. ' il'lu- judiciary committee now takes •lisp !>H1 under advisement nnd conferences nre expected to last several weeks; : The motion of the majority socialists providing for action by the national assembly has been temporarily BOXER WED HEIRESS? NOT HE Pugilist Carpentiet- Will Marry Sweetheart of His Youth—Romance of Years. Paris, March 4.—fieorges Carpentier, •'heavyweight pugilistic champion of "'France, Europe, and Millie, Georgette . ."Blsnsso will be married next Monday, .-.-according to announcement here. Carpcntier's marriage will mark the -culmination of a romance of many -years. The brido-to-be originally re- maided 'in the Lens country, Carpentier's '-boyhood home. They have known each • other since childhood. Carpentier's "bride will accompany him to America --\vhep he sails March 13. Lately there have been many rumors of Carpentirr's engagement to a wealthy young widow, a foreigner. ^DIVORCE TO MARY PICKFORD '-.Moving Picture Actress Granted De. cree From Owen Moore on •^ Grounds of Desertion. Reno, Nev., March 4.—Mary Pickford (Mrs. Owen Moore) the moving picture actress, was granted n divorce last Monday night it became known here. She was separated from Owen Moore on the grounds of desertion. 'The famous actress has been here since February 15 last nnd has established a residence here prior to thai -time. She was accompanied in court toy her mother. JULES CAMBON Jules Canibon, Conner French ambassador to Gormnuy, who with Lord Birkeuliead will head the interallied commission which is to insure (!m carrying .out of the trials of German war criminals by the German supreme court at Leipzig. NEW FA BUREAU FORMED Representatives of 1,060,000 "Tillers of Soil Start New Organization. . NAME IOWA MAN PRESIDENT Officers Elected and Plans Made to Keep Check on National Legislation—Adopt Platform of Resolutions at Chicago. Chicago, March 4.—the American Farm Bureau Federation, representing 1,060,000 farmers in" the United States, and probably designed to be .the strongest league of agricultural interests in the world, began a two-days' session here. Twenty-eight states were represented by 53 delegates, many of them •women, each delegate standing for 20,000 individual farmers. The delegates sat as a board of directors for the or- 'ganization as a whole. Several states not yet admitted to the federation sent representatives to ask recognition. First-day developments indicated the selection of Chicago or Indianapolis as national headquarters. The matter was referred to the executive committee, with Chicago apparently in the lead because of its accessibility. Platform on Resolutions. Resolutions introduced disclosed in a measure the activities to be followed. They included: National legislation that will prevent strikes and unnecessary suffering. \'..r . . w . . • •. An income tax based on cash receipts and disbursements. i . -A demand for an international conference of farmers to meet in America with representatives from Prance, England, Ireland, Canada, Germany and other countries. Investigation of the tariff in relation to farm products. Hepeal of the reciprocity act with Canada. Steps to protect the. dairy industry, potato growers nnd wool producers. lowan Chosen President. The federation met as a- temporary organization and almost the first order of business wns the formation of a permanent body. Election of officers followed; J. H. .Howard, Clemons, la., was chosen president S. L. Strivings, Castile, N. T., was named vice president.- J. W. GlovoWale, Ames, la., temporary secretary, was retained at the pleasure of-the president. Both president and secretary are to receive salaries. This fact caused lengthy discussion. The executive committee reported that in its -opinion the president should receive a minimum of $1.5,000 a year.- Opinion seemed to favor that sum.' The matter finally was left open. Experts will include an attorney" of national reputation, an economist and an ..editor to publish a np.- tional agricultural journal. One of the aims, of the federation will he the establishment of a staff of experts at Washington. All legislation affecting producers of food will be closely watched. SEATTLE ELEQTS A. E.F. DFFICER Maj. Hugh M. Caldwell -Defeats Radical Labor Leader in, , Mayoralty Election. AMERICANISM THE ISSUE March 5 Lieut. Phillip Tindatl, Running for City Council, Leads Field of Ten Candidates With Plurality of 12,000. •» . . Seattle, Wusii., 'March 4.— Maj. Hugh .JI. piliUveii, ex-A. E.' E. iiniri, defeated James A. Duncan, Labor lem- ple president nnd lender of- the radical element, in ihe most bitterly cor.tested mayoralty election in the history of Si attle. Tliu iirnii count" was:.Cnld-| "well, 50.8311; Duncan, 34,8-19. ' -• It was a duarly drawn buttle between the Americanism olomi.'ius on tlie one side ami the I. \\'< W. factions., the radical labor, and .extremist .organizations ou the other." According to ilm best hpUei' here, the contest has settled once for all the question" of a repetition of the incipient rebellion that-was fostered by the radical element here a year ago. Umicnn was one of the leaders of that near uprising. Big Vote Cast. The victory of CaTdwell -swept the conservative councilmunic _slate into ollice with him, with the exception of Oliver T. Erickson, a .triple alliance candidate. Lieut. Phillip Tindrill," an ex-service man, running for the city council, led the fleld of ten candidates with n plurality of nearly 12,000. Of the 100,000 voters, niore than" 85,000 turned out. There was considerable friction at the polls, but no disturbances of enough" importance to wan-ant police action. ... i ' :; Big "Wet" Gains in Vermont; Rutland, Vt., March 4.—Twenty-two of the twenty-eight towns in Rutland county voted for -license Tuesday, as compared with a total of eight towns- voting wet last year. In this city the wet majority was increased 803 ,\ ; otes, as compared to 400 last year. , ' In Washington county 11 place? out of 20 wentf license. Last year only four cities and towns in the county— Barre, Montpelier, Northficld and Worcester—were for license. In throe | towns this year there was a wet majority of. only one vote. The city of Barre voted : Yes 032, no 314. as compared to last year's yi>s 72o, no 5GB. Last year only the 24S towns and cities-in the state went license. j Brookline, Mass., for License. Brookllne, Mass., March 4.—Af the town meeting Brookline joined the long list of Massachusetts cities and towns which have reversed long standing "no license" policies on the liquor.question and voted in favor of license, 1,449 to 1,033. It was the first time in 34 years that this town, the largest and wealthiest in the - state, had voted "yes." The vote will have no practical effect. Brookllne's population is 33.400. ; • LET'S GO! COLUMBIA NEWBERRY MEN FREE0 5 KILLED ON WAY FROM DANCE Young Oklahomans in Auto' Are Run .Down by Train at Grade Crossing Near Ardmor*. Ardmore, Okla., March 4.—Five young persons of Wilson and Long Grove, Okla., were killed and oae fatally injured when the automobile In which they wore returning from an American Iicgion dance here was struck by a freight train at a cross- Ins. 38 Defendants Dropped in Election Conspiracy Case. Eighty-Five Still Left in Field—Fifth Count in Indictment Al.*o Dismissed. Grand Rapids, Mich., March 4.— Judge Seasons in federal. court freed ISjnore defendants in the Newbe'rry election conspiracy case. Twentythree were dismissed Tuesday. ^This left 83 defendants iii the field. Those discharged- were: Christian Broek, Muskegon; Alfred F..Crawford, Brecfcenridge; Fred K. Derricks, .Menominee; John W. Dunn, StandlshY Benjamin Gero, Manistique; Alex .C. Green, Alpena; John Jones, Onfona- gon; Daniel C. Laugiblin, Jackson; William .E. Lewis, Hurt; Samuel .Odeil, Lansing-; JohnjC. Rittenhp'use; L Cnel)qy'- Baroness Norka Rouskaya Yerke's New York Novelty Jazz Orchestra From start to finish a program in music, ranging from famous opera selections to the popular arid novel hits of the present day. A program in dancing ranging from the classical to the most modern. REAL MUSIC! REAL DANCING! REAL ARTISTS! Prices $1.65; $1.1O, 85c These prices include war tax. Tickets on sale at Bert Fox's Drug Store. Curtain 8:15 Music by Miss Jacobs 7:45 We have given you a Gity Theatre. We offer you a City Attraction CITY FOLKS! LET'S GO! gan; James Swain, ColOwate'r; Louis L. Thompson, Allegan; Arthur F. Wentz, Alpena; Paul Woodworth, Bad .Axe. The fifth count of the Indictment also was dismissed. This was founded on the statute'of October 16, 1918. (,The fifth count alleged conspiracy to vollate the federal corrupt practices act, ; whlch penalize^ the payment of money to voters. There were six counts in the indictment.) SENATE HOLDS UP COLBY 0. K. Neither Democrats Nor Republicans Eager to Confirm Wilson's Choice for State Secretary. Washington, March 4.—Action un President Wilson's nomination of Bainbridge Colby to be secretary of state wns deferred by the senate foreign relations committee' after a discussion in which some members nre said to have .insisted that his qualifications-be given careful consideration before confirmation was recommended. It.was sitid that neither the Democratic nor Re 1 publican senators present at the meeting showed any disposition to urge a .quick confirmation. . • • < TO PREVENT LOSS BY FJRE Simple Rule., If Properly Observed, Will Lead to an Enormou. Annual Saving.- ' Use only safety matches and make It impossible for children to get tbebi: A.<way S . place burn^matcaes'lrir'metal receptacles; never throw them on the floor or into waste baskets. To smoke in garages, in bed or around stables containing hay is deliberately to-invite disaster! • " One or more approved chemical flre extinguishers should be placed ID every home. They must be protected against freezing. __ It is well to see' that the^garden hose may Be attached to the kitchen fp.ncet Have the telephone number of the nearest fire station on a special carf at your telephone. Familiarize the family,, with .the .operation of. tie nearest" fire alarm'.'box. After operating a fire alarm.stay near It to-direct-the firemen to the flre. Every minute Is Important.' . Don't fail to notify the chief of the flre department of "anything you. may see in .the neighborhood that la dangerous or ^liable to • cause fire.—Exchanged ' MAJ. RUDOLPH SCHRQEDER Maj. Kudolph. Schroeder, C. S. air service, who broke the world record for. .altitude, when he climbed nearly 37;000 feet over ^Dayton, O. Sehroe- der's oiygen tank gave out and his plane fell six miles before Wanted Several Hundred Girls AND- WOMpN .--•'•;.•; FOR CARTRIDGE MAKING. THIS WORK IS LIGHT, CLEAN.' EASILY LEARNED AND PAYS A MINIMUM WAGE OF 20c PER HOUR, WORKING 55 HOURS AND RECEIVING P \Y FOR 60 ROUP^. MOST OF THE WORK, HOWEVER, IS ON A PJKfJE-WORK BASIS AND PAYS CONSIDERABLY MORE THAN THE HOURLY RATE. PROVISION HAS BEEN MADE FOR TAKING CARE OF HOUSING. , ; ' . ... . ....'.. !• , '..'.' Western Cartridge Go. Cast Alton, Illinois

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