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' \i \ •••', Carbondale—-f'AthenjS' of - : .- Egypt/" •' VOLUME 17 CARBONDALE;/;ILLINOIS^'i;iIDAY.;' M.&B,CE ; '19,:.1920,;: •NUMBER •! CZAR'S SISTER I! RAGS EN BOX GAR * • • • — • . . * . . U. S. R^d Cross Workers -Find; Treasury Department > Has Plan Hysterics! Young Woman Saved, '" - - - - - i- From -Insane Asylum' by Psychic Experiment. WON'T: RECOGNIZENEW RULER British and. Frtinort'.GoverhmeptE Noti- ; .f.v 'King..ly.eisa]'.-They Don't i . - '. Know l-i'im. -• / London/ Miireli 3O.-^—Tlip British and 'JFronr-h govcranifnfs • haw Grand Duchess Olga in Need of Food te Defeat Activities,of Mod- /ern Smugglers,' "• i _,.. , ,..' : . .- ., "-. , •_'-._' Fronr-h govcranifnfs • haw notlniiil i Thirty Kilted in Hasen and 200 \ Prlnfe r^^so,,; of:,i*>/k;,,g ,,r H i e ; S:t Dortmiind';' SCCreS JHwljaK.- lh::t'im-y camioi- rowgnbu; •--.- •' - -• -.''.''•• . . • Iho ViiHclily o'tMhe i.!?uisii.>n ' of the PRINCESS AIDS REFUGEES CUSTOMS MENACED Is One of the Three. Surviving Mem• bers-ol the House of Romanoffs : — Thpusands.pf. Refugees Pour ' .". Into South Russia. Washington, March 19.—Grand Duchess : Olga, sister-of the late,Czar • Nicholas of Itussia/ hns been found by American Red Cross workers, living in ( n box car near 'Noryorosiysk, -in south JRussin,. it Avns-announced at'fiie.head- "VjjUrirrers of the.. American Red Cross here. i ' The. grand duchess .was found "toiling among .fellow refugees., from the ' territory recently conquered/by tlie bol- sheviki, giving such assistance as sho could, although , herself in rags, and • grateful for siny .food and clothing she couUl-find." ' - Red Cross Announcement. The Reil Cross announcement is as follows: "The Grand Duchess Olga, sister of the. last czar of- Russia, anil one of three surviving members of the liousi of Romanoff, has been found by American Red Cross workers, living in a box car near Kovorossiysk, South Riis. sin. A .report reaching national liead- , quarters of the Red Ci-oss today stated , ' that this survivor of the most sumptuous court-in the world was discovered toiling among, fellaw refugees] from the territory recently conquered Jjc the- bolshevik!, giving such assist- .ance ns she could, although herself clad in rags and grateful for any food . and clothing she could find.. Thousands Pour in. "Refugees nave beenv pouring into • Noyorossiysk ijy. the.thousands, ajl reduced to the most abject poverty. . The Stiuth. Russian commission of the American J?e(l' Cross lias been caruig • x. -for., th,em to the limit. pt..4ts resource's, nncK-lf-was in-'the midst of'this work' that .the plight of Uhe royal refugees wns discovered. ' "Grand Duchess Olga formerly wns the wife of Prince Oldenburg, whom she divorced, later manuring n young army officer, since which time, al- 1 though the oh] Russian Inw aermits ' hfr to | retain l\er title, she. Iras 1nl;en the name of her husbo'iirrami has lived quietly nt Rostov as Mme. Koulinkov- »ky. She has two - children. Jntt the - Red Cross report^ipes not reveal the \ fate of these or 1 her husbanfl. ' "Another sister of the czar,- Grand T>u(-hcss. Bienia, lives in London, ' -while the o_nly Romanoff surviving is the dowager empress^ who Hves in Copenhagen." ' " ' • Rum-Running snd Smuggling on Large • Scale by Airplane and .Submarine \ . i... .Looked.for in.,NeaB'FiSiure by , : Revenue Chief. 'Washington. — Smuggling and rum- ruuniug .on a 'large scale by airplane and submarine is looked for in the I very near future by Dnuiel C. Roper, I commissioner of internal revenue, and , by 'other' government officials unless i preparations are made in advance to defeat the twentieth century . smug-. IS-TRANSFERKEDTOANimiER : \ SHIP CARRYING GAS ON FIRE American Steamship OJpckson, From Philadelphia for Vladivqs- . tokj Burning. Panama, March '19.—The; American steamship Olockson, • from Philadelphia March 2, for Vladivostok, caught lire-Saturday o:ft XJnpe Mala.'after leaving Balboa. She was towed back to Balboa harbor, by a • government' tug, which responded to her calls for assistance, .and was scuttled there. Reports from the vicinity wore, that she was still burning. The Olockson. 6,076 gross tons', was owned n'y the United States shipping , hoard and operated^by the Pacific Steamship .company. She was built on the Pacific coast and launched last September. Kadio advices to the naval communication service in Ke\v Yprk state that she was loaded with gasoline. ; ' ACTION MAY : BE SET ASIDE Declared. That. Woman Suffrage Bill Was Not Properly "Passed in West Virginia. Ealeigh. N. C.. March 39.—The woman suffrage amendment- II'HS not been ratified by the "West Virginia legishir hire, according" to a telegram received by -Governor Eickett from ,T/ H. Gaine's, counsel for the anti-suffrage forces, in West Virginia. Gair^es asserts that the senate refused to ratify nnd later, in violation - of its 'own rule, undertook to ratify. This fact,'he says, has not been made public:" He adds that legal steps will be tnken to set aside the action hf the senate.on .the ground that it is void. .1 U. S. Admiral to See King. Rome,' March 19.—Rear Admiral Philip / Anflrews'^ commanding the UnttedVstates naval forces operating in r thc'.eastern Mediterrnnean. arrived here for a. short visit and will- be re" ceiv_eC', by "King : Victor Emmanuel. The attention of the treasury department was particularly directed to this new danger of employing modern methods in smuggling by the accidental capture i}f an airplane N thut came across the Canadian border into north- em New- Yo'rk with several cases of. contraband liquor. It was entirely owing to an accident, however, that this cvpture was made, and the oltt- cials of the government have no doubt that large quantities . of contraband liquor .have reached this country al- .ready over tli.e same air route: Planes to Patro 1 ! Air. There is reason to believe that some venturesome pioneers of this ne\v mode of smuggling through the air have al- readjr lauded several thousands! of dollars' worth of semiprecious stones from the topaz mines in Mexico, somewhere in the interior of tlie United States. . At any rate, the. meua.ce to the national revenues has. become so immediate that Secretary Glass has decided that he will ask congress for transfer of COO .airplanes and hydro-airplanes from, the army and navy to his department, and funds enough to create an' effective 'air patrol. . -.' '_ . x. T-'i^-J^cif," 8 .*" 1 ™?; ?*y?! 1u . e '" • " 'Later "otf"Tie" win "ask" 'also' 'for." Hie transfer from the navy of . a large fleet of Eagles which were specially de- s'igned for chasing submarines, in order to protect. the seacoasts and estuaries from the danger of. smuggling by submarines., Equipped with 'these two' modern craft for noyiRnttnj; the soa and nlr, the secretary of the trfa.sury believes that he will he able to interrupt 'any- 'illicit commerce Designed to defeat .the national prohibition 'laws OI A to -bilk the. government out. of customs revenues. • .'• . . . .MULES KEEP THEIR J.OBS They Will Still Kick in'Army Despite the Increaced .Use of Motor Trucks.' . . . .Washington.—The. chief, of the motor transport corps' has . been "authorized by the war department-to equip fully the first seven divisions of', the regular army .with motor' tran*p"jrtntiou. Mo : tor vehicle equipment will be issued in quantities limited to the mounts necessary, not to exceed that prescribed in tables of prpimizat'ion for IMS. -The limitations mentioned are a temporary expedient, pending application of a. system which will provide for motor allowances based on the weight of rations, ammunition find.other sup-, plies. Consequently/ the, Authorization to equip the seven divisions, ..now mere skeletons,'does'not mean that the traditional army mule is to be entirely eliminated or that there will~.be no further use for military .and pack horses. > • DINE AMONG THE BRANCHES Visitors to Paris lyiay Have Novel Ejc- . perience, if They Care to • Pay for It.' & '. - ' . Americans seeking for novelties In tliS restaurant line, mny well tak^-a hint from the enterprising Frenchmen who have built two,, tea'houses high in the .branches of a wide-spreading tree that is the center "of the many attractions in .a resort half an hour's, ride from, the city to Paris. The patrons of the resort, reach these aerial dining rooms by- a set of winding stairs, but the meals are • served through the aid of baskets, which are raised from the ground with ropes and pulleys. In order to reassure the merrymakers in the.tree-top that they would not suddenly come do\yn to earth .with a most -decided thud, • the proprietors haye had tlie branches re- inforced'with sturdy props that assure sufficient support. During the war Ifhis resort village -pa's deserted, but.now.it is resuming its former air of gayety, with music and .rtancing and plenty of merry-go-rounds, . Paris . also goes to thei other extreme-'in cove restaurants. Young Artist Who Offer.G; Sijlf for Experiment Is Later Relieved of : Transferred Malady by.,Nieans ' of Hypnotism.. .'• - Pnri?.—A strange cure.'of a psychic nnture, has. just bWu achieved• betoro a mmi,l;er of doctors :md a few experl- .nienters along the lines of. psychiatry. -The pntlenf'-wns a-young womim of hysterical 'tendency, who for seven years had been possessed with an.'nnti- roligious nmnJft. Duriny this time^the sight of c priest, tlie rfct of pussins near a church, the prouunciution of a religious ,'.formiiln 'all have brought cm either atfnci:s of violence or spells' of dumbness, .. The associiitlo.il- o£ idens which precipitate' tlicree crises were of. the most I'titi'tustlc Siind—-a..piece of :• white paper suggested ihe host, romaine salad turned her mind toward the' Itoinan church,, n jrl.nss of chartreuse the brotherhood, of CiSrthus'hin uinnks. At thesej sugge'stions she \Anilil tremble und 'ruint. To nourish a patient under, these c'onditions daily became more and more oC a problem. Takes Extreme Measures: Tn Paris last autumu 'the doctors whom her husband oonsultfld advised him to incarcerate her. Deciding to. try everything else before resorting to this extreme measure, her husband, on the advce of an eminent chemist, llmii- ly put her under the^ treatm«it of a wellfknown specialist in psycotherapy, M. Miuigln. • Six months of treatment, consisting • in psychic, re-eductUion, either in a state of waking or by superficial hj'pnosis, gave only results of short duration. Tlie Easter festivities exasperated the patient.to the point of 1 frenzy. This decided Mr. lUfmgin to go to extreTae measures. He began a tireless search, for a subject..suitable; for the experiiueht of a .transference' of the maladyl with oil-its anguish anil strange manifestations. This, wsjs a difficult task, for the subject must be of'such a delicate and perfect suggestibility as to be able later to,be freed in turn from these same miseries.' i Mine. Georgette .Abel, y charming young artist, offered herself for this delicate experiment, with ns -much charity as disinterestedness. On-being put to sleep the subject's, hanil" was i placed in. trte hand ; -.of the afilicted w"omau. In a few moments the subject underwent an indescribable-- transformation. She was seized with agonizing convulsions.. The patient, however, grasped- the hand of the doctor, declaring with emotion that she was "liberated." ' ', ' . . ' Malady !s Transferred. On the order, of M. Mnngin, the Int-. tor uttered a stream of words touching the church, words which for seven years she-had refused to utter under all kinds of compulsion. In the meanwhile, the young artist threw herself on the floor and attempted to beat her head against the wall, crying out in the eame manner in wh;ch the patient was Syont to do. Tlie latter,.passing from words to .acts, touched a holy medal, handled a crucifix and> niude u short prayer, all this quietly and. without^.any hesitation, while- the subject moaned and threw herself about more and more. : Being assured of the complete "liberation" of the former sufferer, M. Mangin let the subject sfeep while,he made suggestions of n soothing nature to her. .Then he awakened her. Both •women were in a perfectly tranquil state.'- Since this time the young wife goes every day to 'church. She. had a • long conversation • with a friend of the writer who says that not a trace of her former malady-was visible. , It is two weeks since the.cure was wrought and it has been perfectly maintained. As for. Mme. Abel, she is happier and healthier than ever. ; _'•' - M. Mangin does not pretend to know by what force he. has accomplished, this marvelous cure. He does not attempt to interpret the facts, he'only, inquires -into them carefully and. impartially, which .is a .great deal. ' ; .• ' Wounded.' . him'kinix o1' ; Ryrisi. Col. Bauer/and'Other. Leaders. Assas, sinatsd^-iKapp Kills," : "HimsBlf as .. . Npske Arrives;'at/Berlin in . . . Airplane. - ' • PopCnhiijtpn, aiin-cli 1!).—Fresh fight-. ing Ijrokt; i>ui ln.(he'-.s.iiiiii.rlis ul' Berlin fit t'\vo u'cliHjk- In tiicv-:ri'icraiMjii. ae-. cnrding l:u \\ ti'tophniri|< nicssape from thnt'i-ity.' In tli"- tii\\y ol'-Hiigc'ii. 30 -\veri?.killotl n'-niT 71) win:jili>d. At Hurt-, mmii'l :i()ICwore killed ^iul 10(1 wound-- 0( 'v • ." .' 't i fleucva, March. .in,-i('oliiiH'|. Bnu.br.\ I foniK-r chid: of stall: ofjiSiMii-nil T.mltm-' iloriT,. and otlu'i- niiliUn-y leaders of the Luethvltz , tronps ; in Horliiij ami HiiuihurK have been nKs:i*siiuil:oil liy tlH-ir nwir-uipn, it \va|i. learnod from Dcriin. ••'.••' ... ;; : :; \ .'AmeVicans.Ask. Aid. Pohleiix, M:ircli 1!).rp-T\y« hundred Amerioins who luivc. jf^ewi (iliending UIB fuir fit Leipsic ha.ve 'tnlegr:ipheil lin'fl tel^piionod Major-'General Allen, coninitlnrlin^ the American nrniy,of oc- ciipi-it'on, iirKetirly asking'.for..help to leiiye'Lclpsifi,- where thf>y di'ScriliB conditions, us dangerous 1 , t; .th'olr.llvpsi. , USE BUZZARD AS '"AIRRLANE Firing, is almost ous pa.rts-,oC I^pipsic a and -water .services ha: fd.ull tlie light according'to the Ampfi'cans, w principally -buyers fro»',.vnr:ouf cut off,. \'\\6 are us parts of the' United States. -~ Gerre'rai.-Allen has clii-ected the'Gor- man rfliiwa'y commission of Iho I'ihine- liiml ; provinces to prepare .a train, .which'will tye in charge of American soldiers. -.•'.. ..j Will Carry Food. •:• The. train will carry suflU'i en t file 1 ! for Hie.. journey lioth ifrays and fport for several days for .-ttie guards 'and (lie : returnzng_• Americans." The latter GERMANS TRY TO EVADE Several Wealthy Families Have Ar. . rived in North Slesvig to i .Escape Levy. ; ' Copenhagen.— Several wealthy Germans have arrived in North Slesvig trying to escape tlie high taxes . an! confiscation of property' ~in Gcruvhny. According to the peace treaty Denmark-need nofc.make these. ^persons •Danish subjects, and the German government has declared harsh.' measures are to \be taken before the evacuation of North. Slesvig. to 'hinder flight from the consequences^ of the .war. \- (Hit may. if the -majority desire, be taken to the S\yss frontier. Kapp Suicide; Report., London. March ]!).—Berlin report says Dr. Wolfgang Kapp, heart nC the reactionary uprising, who resigned., has cQimniCrer! suicide, according to an Exchange Tolt^raph compaii.v ilispatch. The reports weiv receivorl by toji'iilione in Amsterdain from Berlin. ! .Pref!i(lent FJbert has arrived in Berlin, according to another telephone message received in Amsteribmi. He has ordered the 'Imperial 1 court :it Leipsic to bring itctifin against tlie icml- ei-s ~.of the revolution. Doctor Kapp,' Giieral Von Luettwitx, Gottlieb Von. .Tagow, Admiral Trotlni and Captain Erliarr, tho correspondent says. General Von Luetdwitz has left Berlin with- his .forces, accnrdin'g^to'the telcphoim reports. . . '• 'I Gustav ,-Noske.: Ebcrt's minister of defense, arrived in Berlin.by airplane. Will of People Triumphs. Berlin, March 30.—The. will/of .a united' people once again has triumphed over an attenipt o£ militarist usurpers to wrest the 1 p»\ver of gov- ernmen'^ from its'liands. Once/again—temporarily, at least— .German rlemocracy,. has won over, autocracy and militarism and lias defeated a plan, to restore the liionaiichy. This', however, only is rol l>o •confronted with the danger of n dictatorship of the proletariat which ninny regard no less autocratic than a militarist regime. The -' Kiipp-Buucr-Luothvite-Eher- hard.t revolution of five days, .with its 'Sourish of oldti.me inilitju'isni, music and imperial trappings' but none'the less dangerous despite its comic opera' features, is at an entl. ; ' History's Greatest Fiasco. •• , They came, these \\-oulil-be restorers of kalserism. through tlie : Brantlenburg j gate with music at sun-up Saturday, March 13. : They stole'away silently in' • the gathering dusk of- Wednesday riight. •'-' - ' . ' '' ' History records ; fe\v siuch fiascos. Its aim was.'the restoration of the rnon- ai'chy. Instead, it clearer! the way for a possible modified soviet republic in Germany whdse reign would be no more enduring than that) of tlie itapp- ists. .. . . Dr. Wolfgang Knpp and his as'socl- !• a'tes- have killeclvvhateve'i' cluince the : ex-crown.prince may still have had. It; killed', too, all the hopes of tlie rapn- j arcliifitic and-, conservative parties of ! Germany.. ' ;'••'• .Rice Bii-ds. Take Free Rides Apparently for -the Pure Fun of •> the Thing. . Size and strength are popularly as- sociiitecl v\;ith.' victory, especially among the lower animals,.but in many cases this is far from.being tlie case, -particularly in the bird, world. Among lite rice flats of tlie Carolina^ thole abound at some seasons tiny rice birds, hl'rtls so small'that it takes .two dozen for n good nietil, even 1 though hones and nil are' eaten. T,tle great- huzzanl is found circling over; the flats at' all time's.. He <lre;ui;; file time for the rice bird, to. come/ for lie. Is then nearly •-pestered lo 'death. It is :i common sipht to see one of these tiny freatures fi.v - ui) to a buzzard, and, after dodging this way and 'that aroiimi the awkward bulk, finally alight well forward between the 'huzzanfs 'wings' on the'back. Here the little passenger grabs a fowfoatli- crs in hislheak and Uokls on-for jjrim life... Xfter- enjoying a", ride for as long -as hej desires, 'the little fellow hopsvoff and is gone. - Tlie peculiar feature of the whole performance is . that apparently the only purpose the rice hirjl has in getting on the hack of' rhe huxxard is to . ta'Ke n free ride. • It iiuzKl'es 1 every nnu wltti chances to see the little play to find any .other reason'; yet the fan remains that it is a frequent occur : renee, and the little,birds seem to enjoy, it hugely. « . COUP PLEASES EXILED RULER Former Emperor Charles, However, Refuses .to Express Opinion ' on Berlin' Revolt. ' ;. -iTacch _,ia^=iSoi;mer ._ Emperor Charles' ' of ' Austria, - 'who'.'" is making his home at-Prnngins, is reported to have -been evidently pleased .when he first received word of tlie reactionary revolt in, Berlin^ He refuses to express any opinion,' However, but is closely .following developments and is receiving many telegrams and letters every. day. Former Empress Zita is also in constant eommunicatisn wit'h Vienna, and has received a large number of visitors during fhr, I^K): f o W Onys. Slio is 'reported t« be' in. better spirits .thifn .she ..has ^been ,for- some time. . ''.'••'•' Sam Toler, Elected ..</•'.- Vicfe Commander of Am'erican Legion Sam. -W. Toler lias Keeni -elected .Vice Oommand-er of the local- Amem-' can Legion .post.. This office .has ibeen 'vacant, no. officer ibeing 1 ' elected v to. this post at .the first election of officers. Toler led Co. IE. .to' • France -when the war first started, arai apin- ion was expressed that he .well 4e-. sei-ves the 'election ,to-the next hig-li- est office .in the local Legion organization. '•'-.- FORMER CARBONDALE . • DRUGGIST VISITING HERE Ed Pattern of '-Missoula,' Moniana,' arrived ihere the first part of the week for a. visit iwiith Jus .parents, : Mr. and.Mrs. E. .Patten and-'fes. J. W-. Barrow, .'his sister. Mr. Patten was "in "the "drug 'business. 'hero many 'years with v his father.'. Ait.present he is, manager of. a large -drug store at Miss.avita. . This towwlias £ pppu-' -lation ••of. 19,000 and is located -in the' •western rpai't of .Montana. . It is -a', great '.apple -raising, section around Missoiiia. Mr. Patten expects to'he^ here aibout two. .weeks. London-Paris -'Ai-r Freight. v Londph.-^-A uew- freight and passenger airplane- service between London and Paris .has been, inaugurated'. - A machihe^carrying a general cargo made , aground trip,.starting.a't. 9 a. : m. from ' Houuslow.v'County ofiliddiesex,- and returning at 2:4D in the afternoon. TWO FINED,IN POLICE % . '• / COURT MONDAY A youth named . Boucher, truck driver for Ridigewiay .grocery store, was fined S5 .'and 'costs for -drdvhig' over "the /water ihose -daring the' Free Press fire-Satui-day night. :,.' • - ' : . .<Juy ( BO.OS .^was fined 1 $3'-ar.'d costs for dtaturbinig.. the/, peace. '..•'.'•• J. A.,O. CLUB-ENTER' TAINED AT LUNCHEON j Mrs. D. B.. Blcfcie Was J fc;ostess to the J, A. O.'ClTib at a St.'' Paitrdck's lunclieon at one o'clock Thursday. ;Cover.s Vere! laid for'.twelve, and th» 'decoratkins"were in:Jreeinfag With/- St.. • " '"'" "' ' - H..-K,.-.CIj\rurn, formerly.'..d local Illinois Ce:,'tral operator here, ^ and llrs. • Eslfeh' 'Hempl'eman 'of this city- ware quietly . married-at the Logan House at Murphyshoro-Monday evc\^ ing at' 7 o'clock." - The Rev. Frank" Mitchell, .pastor .of the'Murphysboro Presbyterian church, performed the ce.renionV. • The-y-iwei'e .attended by Mr. ar.-d Mrs." Krank C.-Bastin. TJie marriage, was a sur.pr.ise to Mr. and 'Mrs. Frank j Legs', the- -parents. of Mrs. Hemple- i man. .Mr... Clyburn >is: a-ge.nt at -the Illinois .Central station at .Murnhys- i boro. T.hey will reside at that pTaee. ;Comes t© of Free Fres TOURNEY Modern M'boro Ne-yvspap Plant With Web iPerfe ing Press and Battery Linotype Machines W Print Free Pi*ess Un Plant Is Rehabilitated, i The '.Normal basketball team won fourth .place-in the minor -division of the Little Nineteen- college state basketball .tournament, at .Rock '.Island last .week. -The -Normal, played two teams/twice, St.'Viators ana Mc- Cornb Normal,'.b.e'ating'McComb fcoth times, .and losing to Sw Viators both times. . ' The NormaJ team (suffered some bad luck. Doolhi, .perhaps the sta.r man on this tea-m,-j^eceived' a .paj-r.ful injui-y .in the early part of -the tournament : -and 'Brooks, another of the team's best men, played at a low par^o-D account, of illness before tie •tourney. Everything- considered . -the Normal, team .is'very well satisfied: IPOBLIGAN The 'township tRepublican '.pnimary electaon .takes place', tomorrow afternoon. Republicans are expected to, turn out-.aiid vote for the candidates foest fitted for .the offices which they- are seeking. TJiose ntnmihg for the u ominafiohs for the .various offices as announced' .in .the Eree'Press are: Highway :corh'miissioner, Georg« A. Fore and Ja'colb Ethertom-; .assistant supei-visor, W.' 'M. Bolliday and J. W. Crandall;- 'town clerk, Win. M. Galleg-ly arid' W. J.' Brown-.assessor, Sam Anderson." Rumoi- Would Remove I. C. Terminal To Herrin All Hubbub A 4 rumor yesterday among a few railroad men here wouldvhave a ter- mmaj ,.established'..at Herrin. send a number of trainmen now working j •out of Oaibonda-le would' he trans- 1 fercd to •H-esmi-n • and : work out of there. . It was .said some of the local :i-ailroad_.jtraiiimen- would be cut off 'here .in the 'shake-up. : .When the question as to whether' or-not there was any .truth-'in Qiis- dope -was .asked 'at' the division superintendent's .-office. "Is that the vlatest,7iow?"'-svas,the jocular reply. "No: thei-e is nothing to that • stuff; .and-you'can .tell, them we arp going ' to stay Jni .Carbpndale-." CARS; ON MANIFEST- v TRAIN 251 ROBBED :. SUNDAY NIGHT •The.I. C. manifest trajro 251 -which .passed .througrh 1 - Cartrondale --was robbed some .place.-between. ,CeritralJa and Mounds. W,ben the train arrived at Mounds the..seals'-of several' cars .were -broken, aud .some of tie ear doors .wide-open. '..Officials Oiave. not stated what showed .up missing-..with • the check-up. ''„ . " ELECTRIC;IRON CAUSES FIRE , AT CYRUS ETHERTOlif HOME The 'fir x e..! i departmc''nt-.ywas' called to the ^ home, of Cyrus.." Ethcrtbn about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Only a slight' damage -was -done .at the Etherton home; The : .blaze came fro ma- short'.e'iectnc wire 'circuit, which burned : 'the ;: 'cb;ra of an clec- .tr'ic iron. -The'flame' -troth'the cord -filled ^the.'; room,,'/.with'- .smoke -Bird flame-for: ii'.ihihutev/'.- '..'-.-.- With the Free Press plant out commission as a resuh of 'the Saturday nig-'nt, -which practice destrpj-ed the plaiu ai;<l' its eqi; mcnt, the Murphj'sljoro Iiuie ^ent has come to our rescue, loda Free. Press .being printed h' Independent. At the time arrangements w : made to print the Free Press the . Independent, the Free Pi 1 was viewed as a wreck as far getting out a paper ~\va3 concern The machinery was all damage^' yond chance of operation. Tha-. Free Press would be, prmtet" Murphysboro came as a restj,:' inspection of the large prets . a other machinery, which the,* effi to get out a paper Monday show would not operate. With this co ditiou delays were seen looklngvf< ward to. ai: • immediate adjustnie so that new equipment might installed'-and-.tbe buUdlas-^JS Nothing definite could be dep'em on with these conditions. In ad tion to this the Free Press ready to take almost any sort emergency measures that its .rea ,ers ''might be without the~paper shortest possible time. On eve hand was heard "How we' miss Free Press." So beginning with-i day's edition TVC shall - issue» Daily Free Press, being printed-]; Murpli3'sboro. until the Free .Pre plant has been rehabilitated. /T Free Press is indebted to the- dependent for kindly placing at 'c disposal and use its modern equipped plant, including v a lai web perfecting press and liuoty machines, and employes. A review of the Free Press; for the readers who fai!i?d t*—« one of the few copies which the -Fr Press attempted to. get out ,.-1 day, but was impossible on accou of damaged machinery and- equi ment as a result bf the fire mig be interesting. The fire was discovered "abo 7:10 Saturday evening. The bur ing out of the windows and side doors of the building, as (i suit of perhaps an hour's confi meht of flames and smoke lead tlie. discovery''of the blaze. It discovered by Rex. Cook, propriet of. the Carhonilale ..S*eam- Laun adjoin-ing tire- Free _I/ress. Mrs. : C. Geyer .in l|ic. Methodist parse .ige across the street also tun in the alarm about the same tin The fire, department arrived at', scene about the sam.e time the./ whistle blew. The flames w found, licking out all the side « dows and doors; Smoke was dense the alley between the '-? Press and the laundry couldn't detected from > the street. Th passing along the street . were.. able -to tell just what building'al the side was afire; The chemical- paratus was used effectively at.n .bringing under- control the Ran which entirely filled the rear ro of the • office. The fire was hard 'fight, the firemen being unable sevejal minutes to locate the test part of the fire, Finally .\ the .use of' the ' qhemical-. appa^a and Othe water hose the fire extinguished. All, the equipment, stock and ,fice fixtures in the rear $>om ,a total loss. - The jjxpensiye indespensible linotype is . a gr loss; Also presses, folder and o (Cootlmisd on page two.)

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