The Daily Free Press from Carbondale, Illinois on March 11, 1920 · Page 1
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Carbondale, Illinois
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Thursday, March 11, 1920
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Carbondale—"Athieins^ of -Egypt." iVOLUME 17. CARBONDALE, ILLIN AT, MARCH 11,1920. NUMBER LOOT LEADER Big Young People's District Sunday School Conference Here OF SILK leaders. They-are expecting a, larger attendance at this gathering. We are .sending to you under separate cover a poster,, folders and registfa- ton card.We Would have included m'ore registration, cards in^his folder, Tjut we have forwarded 100 of these cards to Prof. Cisne in this morning's mail. We believe that you .people '.will make thorough and complete arrangements for the Southern, conference. Yours sincerely, D. H. 'Wing, Young People's- Supt. DAY-STRIKE FOR $10 Plumbers off This District Will Meet Sunday to Take Up Wags Agreement—Have Been Out More Than, Week. . One of the four state young people's Sunday School Conference in the state will be held .here -Wednesday and Thursday, March: 17th and 18th. The conference will b.e held at the Presbyterian church. This is the first year the movement has 'been launched in Illinois. The other state conferences •will he held at Moline, Springfield and Rockford. . The local committee, composed of lunday school superintendents from 'each of the Sunday schools in Car- bondale.has started plans and arrangements looking forward to the conference. Those conposing the committee are: -Louis .F. Renfro, Prof. F.--G. Warren, Prof. J. M. Pierce, James S. THH, Lawrence Sammons, Prof.'W. G. Cisne and A. K.- Wilson. This district from' ( which delegates will attend the conference embraces 23 Southern Illinois counties. Delegates from the Sunday schools from all church denominations. Each school is expected to send as many delegates as possible, in order that the new movement get started with the support it deserives. - The coherences have for their purpose the development • of leadership, 'to consult experts oru young people, to study the most resultful methods^ and to inspire Christian service. The moyement takes iri the most important scopes of Sunday school activity and work. Delegates to the conference must tie between, the-ages. of 16 and 24 years and each group-,will.he accompanied by • an adult rleader.-- •"• Th'eT^lVlugates- will be. both boys' and girls. . In addition to the young people other members of the Sunday school will attend. The principal speaker furiished by the State Sunday Schools will be W. A. White, superintendent of the International Sunday School Association.' Few men in America have the iipe experience In .boys' and girls' work that Mr. White has. . For. nine years he | Gill, who accompanied him to Van was boys' work secretary, of the Inter-1 Epps' place -and saw that he got the The plumbing shop employers of this district 'have offered the striking iplumbers of this district $8.00 a day. Ttisy halve been on a strike for $10 a day and were making $7.00. No settle- FINAL GALL FOR SCHOOLS SERVICEMEN / . Prof. G. M. Browns,- chairman' of'- the military committee at the Normal, collecting names of the men of', the school in the service during, the- World War for the tablets at the mat in a statement' urging those wtio.. have not sent in their record to do so at, once, says: For some months the Normal has been collecting military records from her sous who served in> the Great' War. More than five thousand letters have been sent out to the young men who have .been students here during the past ten years or more. Nearly six. .hundred have supplied the school -with their war records and their- names will be placed upon.- two bronze tablets that the -school will place in the Auditorium next June., These tablets will cost about $2500. In future days the- young people who attend the Normal will look with great respect and admir- JWQ LOCAL YOUTHS HELD FOR ROBBERIES Robert IngersoU and Elmer Everett, Clerks For Railroad .';. Company Are Held on Charge of Robbing Cars' of Tobacco. ation upon these tablets and should there be the name of one of their own blood thereon, they will point to it with great pride. The following from Jackson county ment has been reached. The plumbers j having sent in their military reports, will have their names on the tablets! If there are others entitled to be placed there they should write at once for blanks and send their reports thereon of .the -district meet Sunday wage? agreement. the AND THEY FINE OUR CHIEF POLICE .City Marshal Hall McGill of Carbondale was fined -$10 and costs" in Justice of the Peace W. E. Roberts' court in Murphysboro Wednesday afternoon om a charge of disturbing the peace. The trouble grew out of a mine deal in Carbondale where a man sold J. C. Van Epps a team of mules and claimed that he was to receive $550. Van Epps said it was to be $450. Finally the man appealed to Marshal Mc- Two youths, Robert- Ingersoll and Elmer Everett, both .17 years of age, .were-arrested, last evening by Policeman Ed Clank, charged with robbery of/-Illinois Central' freight cars. They •were taken to the county jail at Miir- 'phys'boro fry •th' 1 officials. Ingersoll has- been working in the railroad yards and Everett also a clerk. Theai-rest .followed- an investigation' of J«he" : r. C. spfaaial-officers from the office of'J. F. Miskel, division special agent. The bits ol evidence picked i • ' ' up "from- time to time -resulted in the boys' arrest. It was found out that the boys had taken tobacco from the .railroad cars < it •'., and sold it. It is stated other arrests will likely be made"late this afternoon or evening. REFUSE TO CON FIRM REPORT OF COMMISSION'S 25 PER CENT INCREASE national Committee of the Y. M: C. A. The other speaker -is" Miss Elsie M. Clar~k, a graduate of 'Northwestern- University and- International Older Girls'.Camp Conference. Until reeeratly city superintendent of'the Young People's division of Minneapolis. -Miss Clark speaks from experience. In~ addition to these speakers a local program will be arranged. The committee is active in. getting everything in chape for the conference. • xThe following letter to Louis F. Renfro, superintendent of the Methodist Sunday school from D.H.Wing, Young People's superintendent, tells of the progress of the conference activities in the state. Chicago, March 3, 1920. , Mr. Louis F. Renfro, ' Carbondale, 111. Dear Mr. Renfro: 'We are happy to know of the progress your local committee is making mules. Words between the officer and the mule buyer resulted in McGill filing complaint in Carbondale charging the other with disturbing the peace. Van Epps was fined there Tuesday. He brought action in Murphystooro against McGill' who was fined here Wednesday.—Republican-Era. ATTENDING CONFERENCE Mrs. J. W. Merrill is attending the State Women's Training Conference of the Inter-church World Movement being held in Kimball Hall parallel with the pastors' Conference in- Orchestra Hall. Fifteen, hundred ^nvit'ations were sent out through the state to representative women- in all the denominations affiliated with the Inter-church World Movement. The eonferen^i, which is one, of a series being-' held in all the states of the Union between Feb. 16 to line up for the Carbondale,Confer-, an d March 26, is tor the purpose of, March 17th and 18th. I received a communication from your chairman, P,rof. W. G. Cisne, advising me of the arrangements that have been made so 1 far. It is encouraging to note what R'ock- lord,, Moline and Springfield are doing to line up their local delegates. I have be'fore me a clipping from one of the Rockford papers, in which the. l.euuing 5s "50 Boys and Girls Boost C'jnfcir- ence." giving specialized training to women who will iassume leadership -of the work in their home counties. It opened Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock and wall close Wednesday night. A large mass meeting was held Monday night. The team leaders in charge of the conference are Mrs. E. C.. Cronk ol: New York and Mrs. W. H. Elmoire of Lincoln, Nebraska, who was a missionary in. India for seven years. Speakers "are interchanged IJ.tween the women's I do not know of a better way to \ and the pastors' - conference. line up the young people in your city . —_j—; and.county that to give specific tasks to a group .of young people.for this [ is a .conference arranged for and pro- j : . moted by the young people, and young j "»»>- men and young women can line up othen young men and young women better than adult leaders can. Spring- TO BUILD NO, ROADS UNTIL PRICES TUMBLE SPRINGFIELD, El., March 10.— There will be no contracts awarded field'and Moline are sending out teams j * or state (bond issue roads until prices of young people, not only to get in • are reduced, Frank I. Bennett, director K touch -with every class in. every local' ol the department "of public works and Sunday'School, but by the use of mb-.' buildings decided today. Mr.. Bennett tor cars are covering the entire coun- j seiA he wonjd issue a statement later ty ot Rock Island. Mr. "Frank Farley ' regarding the 1920 road building pro- ol -Springeld-; just advised me of the'gram. The announcement, it is be: second meeting .of their young people lieveS, .practieaSly will mean abandon- end leaders. At the first one there moot of the pten to 'build 1,100 males were present 101 yowng people and of hard'roads this year. • to 'the chairman of the military committee, Geo M. Browne, 902 Normal Ave., Carbondale, III. Carbondale: Harry Buck Atkins, Floyd Baggott, Glenm C. Bainum, Dr. James W. .Barrow, Charles Aimon Batson, Dwiglit Evan Bevis, Carl Henry Bonds, Willis F. Bowers, Loytl Marion Bradley, Henry D. Brohin, Glenn Otis Brown, John, Watts Brown, G-ordon Mervin Browne, Myron -Oaks Browne, ' 'Robert Bell Browne, Tracy L. Bryant, Albert B. Canr, Claire E. Carr, .. Arthur Reynold Carter, Donald Lee Carter, Raymond Colyer, Rex H Cook, Joseph B. Craine, Clarence Creager, Eaml Darrow, Everett C. Darrow, Dick D. Dowdell, ". Frank E. Dowdell, Charles Easterly, George D. Wham, David W. 'Entsmtoger, Pr. Monroe Ethertoa, Fred Snyder Etherton, Gilbert Bthertou, Lonnie Etherton', •Donald Forsythe, Walter R.- Gi-bbs, Glenn Goddard, Walter F. Gower, Hugh Carl Gregg, Paul J. Gregg, Albert Hall, ' Mos'e M. Hall, Roy Hall, Albert W. Halter, , Elvas Lee Hankla, A. 'Chester Hanford, Alvah H.. Harmon, , Fran'k R. Hayden, Herman H. Hayton, Leo Hickman, John Reed Hodge, Nyle Huffman, . Victor A. Hundley, Carl H. Johnson, William E. Kayser, LaRue Charles -Law.bangh, George D., Lee, John jtt. Lee, ' Theron A. Lollar, Jos. 'P. 'McG.uire, Edward V. Miles, Frem K. Minner, Victor Manner, Dr. John M. Mitchell, Edwini Cecil-Moore, ' Wesley Mbrgaia, . 'Monroe Myers, . ' •'• " Special to Free Press: . WASHINGTON, D. c.,-March 11.— Re-port of coal strike' settlement com- mi^jon, sent, to Wilson today, for his approval. Officials refused to confirm report commission recommended 25 per cent increase in wages of bitumin- [ ous coal miners. Carl Ogd.^n, .. j Marcus Ogden, 5-!% Freu Pabst, W-illiam J. Putcamp, • Donald M. Renfro, Harvey Lacey Renfro, ' •Robert Rude, . Walker Schwartz, John H: SeaTing, Eugene Russell Smith, Thomas B. F. Smith, Curtis F. Stover, . Do'n E. Stover, . Richard Fowler Taylor, Eric E. Thompson, Sam W. -Toler, Lloyd J. Tygett,. •Ray Veach, Joe Weiler, . ; ' Walter Weiler, Clarence Leon Wilson, Dallas Winchester, Claude T; Wright, Alphonso Wbpds, Vergervnes: Arthur Brown Blacklock, Wesley Qu'igley, •Francis "DeWitt Roherson, Elkville: William, P. 'Lipe. Campbell Hill: John R. White,' Roy F. White, Edward Charles Kaop, DeSoto: Ralph Albon, Lewis H. Redd Avar Charles Gage Brenneman, Wilson I. Underwood. Makanda: Herman Lester Kester, Walter Earl Loomis, Henry L. Man-n,. ^ Edward David McGuire, Horace Lloyd Noel, Loy Norrix, Waymaa Presley, 'Frank Rosson, Harry Lnfkin Wiley, John Wesley Neville, 'Jr. " ' Murphysboro: _ N RusseH- E. Bi-owa, --Ray D. Brummett, _, Joseph Payixm ObamibeMain, Benjamin. Andrew Da'nieJ, John H. Doe'rr, George R. G'Sell, ; - . RoWert R irelVom,;;. Richard WSMiaiB Pomona: Poreet W-tlmotli, u. s. Early in War Special to Free Press: WASHINGTON, D. Q,, March 11.— Indications Navy Department withheld sending all available American naval craft to European, waters early in war because of desire to keep nation's sea, strength intact for possible eventualities were contained in' Admiral Sims testimony today before senate imvesirigating naval conduct "of war. • ' / ?. • ; ENTER STORE THROUGR AND TAKE ; EXPENSIVE SILK TRANSFERS IN REAL ESTATE , Gertie McMinn of Carbondale to Pet-' er-Bom,- Sr., of Sand Ridge, 47 acres of£ the west side of the southeast quarter of section-6; also a strip 50 feet wide adjacent to the 47 acres on the .east side thereof, all in Sand Ridge t'owniship;'$4E|)d.' ••" "' • : Well Acquainted With Their- Business—Nine Bolts of: Silk Retailed for $3.50 to* $5.00 a Yard Taken by; Thieves—Use Ropes to Escape Silk thieves last might looted-thei • Leader Mercantile store of more thanr 5 ; 2,000 worth of expensive siiks,'-'crepe-- de chine and georgette crepe. The* burglars- escaped- without 'leaving at,. 'clue for the authorities to work on. The ' burglars entered the store: through the skylight, climbing up and; on top of the roof of the building, letting themselve^ down into the store' with ropes from.the skylight. They; left in the same way.- The silk taken toy the thieves was of: the best and highest priced .in the 1 store. Nine bolt/s, between 500- and : 600 yards,-was takem from the shelves .-in one lot. This silk retailed' from i ?3.50 to ?5.00 a yard. In addition to • this was the robbery of the georgette-crepe and other silks. It is estimated? more than $2,000 in all was taken from . the store. Every indication points.out that the•-• ^burglars were well acquainted' with, • Jth'eir business. They knew exactly what kind of silk they wanted, the- •-• kind th'at was worth the most an<£ ' could be sold without any suspicion- -.from where it came. The goods was^.-likely packed, into the traveling 'bags,. . •silk being-.flexible and soft, would al-low a. large ramonntto be placed intors>. bag and'taken-about without detection.-. The stolen goods of the Leader Mercantile Store \." was insured by Former Hospital Nurse 1 Here to Wed Next Week Miss Elsie Lee, stenographer at the Anti-Saloon., League office, went to' JDn- field this nioruing to spend a few days with her sister, Miss Carrie.Lee, who leave March 16 for Akron/,Ohio, .where she will be married to George Robinson. . The "bride to be wjio is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.'Lee of .Enfield, was a nurse at Holden HSspital three years, .resigning .her position hre about a year ago and having been) nurse in a hospital at Jacksonville foa< the ,past several mionths. Mr. ,Robif son is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pai/^Rofbinson, of Enfield. He was -in the service wi'tt the Marines. He'was in.-a! French, hospital-until re-: c'ently suffering from a gas attack while in battle. He is now employed as mechanic in 'an .automobile factory at Akron,'where the couple will reside. Younger Set in ' Leap Year Party Coal Company Treasurer Shoots and Kills Self"" •BENTON, 131., Manch 10. J. R. Hud- - Jdelson.'aged 40, general manager anfii . -treasurer of the Fraraklin, County CoaE . and Coke Company properties at Royalton, shot, and killed: iim&elf Oiisr.. afternoon. The sale of the Franklin Coiiffity CoaK and Coke Company properties to the-^ Peabody Coal Company is • being n«ga. • ti'ated, the consideration being $2,000,- 000. . Hudelson was one of the influential/ business men ia the mining circles o-I ' Franklin county. The .widow and one-child sumvive. Worry'over the sale of the property is believed to have caused him to kill himself. Little Daughter of Mr "'< and Mrs. John Evans Dies. Relatives here received word thig-. mornln'g of the death yesterday of lit- tie Virginia Fay Evans, 5 years old, '. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Evans-.i of Chicago • . A number of the girls of the young-1 Tne obdy will arrive here at 87. er set carried out 'a uniquely planned , o'clock tombra-ow morning. It will tev~ taken to Oakland cemetery where a-.. Leap Year affair Tuesday eveninig. The girls extended invitations to boy friends who were their guests of the evening. A theatre- party was enjoyed, followed >by refreshments -at Fowler's. The party then went to. the home of Kiss Maiy Youngblood, .where, games and- dancing furnished delightful diversions. Those composing the party were: Misses Mary '"•Youngblood, Ruth Lambert, Eva Moafee, Ruby Lamfbert, Betty Wilson, Emelie Kersttoe, Grace Eagler son, Agnes Lentz and Haleen Street; Messirs, Billje AtwiH, Dennard Lee, Egbert Travelstead, John. JFloyd, Marvin Hamilton; ..Clarence Herron; Deneen George Wilson and .Merritt short funei-al^service.will ibe held ky • Rev. Duncan MacFarlane. Mr. is connected with the Coal Co. at Chicago. fo Chicago was here funeral arrangements. a sister' of 'Mr. Evans. East Brothers- W. G. Con.ner- today making MIPS: Conner- Is.. ' ' . Diibliii, March 11.— 'JXvo atenmersi • landed at Dublin, the Freeman's Jour-, nal says, with considerable forces air cavalry, and ; Infantry. and a number of; fiejO guns, which later -were entrained?' for soutliern provincial depots, incTud-^ ing Kilkenny, Waferrord and Cupragh.,. ; Two^ infan .,. infantry battalions had previously left Dublin for. the southern ; mili- - tary areas, according to the. newspt-.- 'ier. ' '.. . >

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