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Garbondale—"Athens VOLUME 17 CARBO&BALE, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, MARCS 2ft, 1920 NUMBER 132 AGED HY, WHITE OF C WE FALLS FROM TREE; DIES NEW TELEPHONE DIRECTORY OUT D,R. HERBERT N. SHENTON Carbondal'c List of Subscribers In The Front Of The, Book— Murphysboro Next, Then Other Towns Follow 60-Years-Old Man, Eking A Livlihood At Precar- '. ioiis Calling, Plunges 20 Feet to Fatal Imjury At 9:20 A. M. • Satiirday— 'Carbondale- are 'out and are being Upper Branch of Congress Votes to Keep Out x p.f League of Nations. The new telophohe directories for Bies In Few Minutes. ' Old Henry White will ,do no niore delivered v to .the phone subscribers in the city' 1 today. .The new directory contains the names of .'sub- sribers in CaT.bonriale,\ .MJurphys- PACT GOES BACK TO WILSON Senators P/epare to Vote Peace With Germany'— League • Controversy Now Becomes a. Campaign IB- s'ue — Vote Was 49 to 35. odd"jobs around about .Carbbndale. . b:lro ' Av »- and \\-il-j "Heniry fell. 20 'feet out of a tree; near ll: f vllle - The - nam . es ° f tlie Carbon-1 , the Mrs. Ma^ie Reed Home "at 9:20 dale .phone usc^. arc in -the "-first.] '•o'clock a. m.-Saturday, and d-ied^a part °' the took, am) .'those in Mur-,. '"'few minutes later of injuries"iiiterrial P h >' sbor ° "<=xt. In -the new a-nd to-the'head. . , . | tory are listed more than- .1,100.1. The old-man was*the head of a. "P h °nes fo <" t» is ^V- This is .. ••« large increase . over the . last direc- About are found m the family. He, had been trimming trees for a livelihood -and going .well at a torv " calling- precious to one of his years. Murphysboro ^ division of the direc- ,T:he fatal slip of the boot came this morning. The old man. jiatfi care- takingly taken, an ax and saw with 'him into a -shade'tree. . He was 20, tory. • The Telephone Company announced today all the subscribers wo s uld have thf'-.^directories by this .evert- I in feet up. The tools bothered him. A 1 lns ' tool fell as he' did. . His .body"hit •near the edge of ? th» sidewalk. it .was realized death would result. Men ran to Mm. Almost at.Once '. •Henry \White had lived at Carbondale for, years. The fatality was cause "for g-eneral sorrow -here. BIG MUDDY ON REAL RAMPAGE: SIX INCH RISE Big- Xfuddy river already in hig-h : flood tide,. raised'...sixvinches ;,Th'iirsr_ - day nightTTh'is is the sharpest rise . expected from the deluge' of rain.. The river., was coming very slowly . as. late -as 10 a. m. Friday. -The Mississippi" was falling at St. LOUTS and Chester yesterday. Unless flood 1 waters frcvmthe Ohio and other, . major- streams : south flood the Mississippi in its lower course and causes floods in its tipper water, t'he Big Muddy, given"a chance,,wiii soon recede to its banks. 1 The river is within five feetV o'i . the lower^engine rooms of the pow- "er. house. This unit is retairiea more for .emergencies, however, and Murphysboro's power -and lights and water depend mainly on the new, upper plant, well abpve the water danger line. Fearing-, late Thursday \that the flood would sw^jp away the light approaches at the Carbon lake swinging bridge, clubmen sent the keepe rto pole driftwood away from the_" structure. ' v The river is well over thousands .of'acres of lowlands. The 'river ha» entered the "flats" section of Mur- physboro and promises" 1 sight-seeing for next Sunday crowds.—Independent. FACULTY BEATS DIGNIFIED SENIORS iu-fli 20.— The senate rejected th.t; treaty ;<>f poare' with- Gci many mid sent it hm.-lc to the Wliito House with ;i resolution iirftirmirif; the president tlwt-the senate ' would not ^consent to its'.rntlflciitlon. '••;:.• Vnr theaserond time siuce the trnat;^ with tliu covpniint of-,tlip Lensne or Nations, was brought -back from Pari" .by. President Wilson, the senate re fused to give it. the approval that is necessary to. bind the 'United Status to the engngefnejjjjs.' which it Imposes tipnn th'e ' WANTED TO SEND 1,0.0. F. SUGAR TO HIS GERMAN • ~t. '•• '--^ Mysterious • Man ^German 'Accent Appeai;s At Local Postpflficfr And Demands * Clerk Send His German Relatives; Sugar. "iestcrda'y-.:.a well ; dressed, man appeared at the parcel post Window, the 'local .post office and told the clerk lie. wanted , to send -a package. ' "When ' do you want to the .package?" jwas the', ob- •iou.s question from 1 the'clerk, see- ins, no pa-ckages in the hands, ''I vant to sencl,the, .package now" rt- Dr. .Herbert •'N. Sheutoii, formerly; plied .the- man; .anxiously moving;.his head of.the research staftf-of the 'coira-""" Christopher Couple 1 . Married Here Otto J. Gray arid Miss.. "Martha Cochran of .Christopher were^ married by Police Magistrate ' J. J. Robertson at his.' office , Tuesday. They were accompanied by ; . a.-company ' of iriends. s ' ', /Mr. and Mrs. Gray will'' make their home in Christopher, "where Mr Gray'' is engaged in mining. : NOTICE Don't forget the dance at Armory Hall tonight. Late- car will accpmp- date Murphysboro people. M20rit Mr. T and Mrs. John- -Evans -left ye-3-. .terday for .Carbondale, after a short .'visit with -Mrs. Evans' sisters, -Mrs.- Harry 1 ' -Perry and 'Mrs. Mattie Smith. They -will -visit for a .few days with relatives in Carbondale 'before return- dug to .their Iiom-e in Ohicaigo.' Mr. ' and MTS. Evans' little daiughte'r yii- ginia died, in Chicago -last .Wediies- day and was ibrowgJit ito Caiilxaiitele last Friday for 'burial. The Evans .formerly lived in. Carbondale. Mr. Evaife is connected -wife .the Jfcast ^ros.' Coal Co. in .Ohicago.—Inde- The teachers, again showed the seniors they, were athletes as' well as. scholars. They demonstrated .superiority by beating the Normal seniors 9 to 6 in basketball at the Normal gym last night. .This is one of the treats of the season for both the faculty and .the students. A large crowd saw the* game at the gym. All the students were, for the most part with "tlie Acuity, and dfd rootmg for. ;-the^ pedagogues. The\-ate usually' against: .the "high b.row"'.seniors..'>" - : -,' .-." ' ; Following is the faculty, lineup: Miles; 1 -Swain, "Cisne, -Warren, Bryant. '" . ..'('- ': Senior. .Lineup:. A. . B. .Churchill. L. Etherton, Andrews, Gram. Mc- ^eilly_ . ' . Another interesting game was between the Socratic Society and Zetetic 'boy's 'and 'girls.' Also -be-> tween the girls of each society. Both basket hall games were won by the Socratic. ... . The Socrat.ic girls won 8 to 1. Socratic lineup: Gale B.oynton. Leoia Keifh, Nina Black, Alice Weaver, Helen. Mahl.. . ...-. , Zetetic lineup: Mina Linsey, Elsie .Fullenwieder.i Helen .Mason, . Mary Blatter, .Kate Stum"' and Edna Walters. - . ' -.' ft • ' PLUMBERS HOLD OUT FOR $10.00 IN STRIKE The Southern Illinois Plumbers who have been out for the last three* weeks on a demand -,.of $10.00 .a day, are still holding out for the first demand.-' Three plumbers, are out in Carbondale.'. The->. plumbers demand $1.25 an libur, a -half day for more than a: half .an hour's, work, •that-./work'. on- 'any job. The plumbers also, .request none of the employers do plumbing work themselves. No settlement' is in sight, it was stated this morning. Three plumbers .are'-effecte'd here. •'.,.-• ' .'. •Mrs. A. : G. Burdy v and littie daugh- .ter, Florence, of 'Oarbond-ale were entr •tertained. Thursday at the' -home of, Dr. and Mrs. C. W. ' Purdy' in this city. M-rs. Purdy came fae-fle-' to play the -piano accompaniment for . Mrs. Anna Grater^Fowler, soprano,, who .sang a group of songs "W :,y evening at the recital of the Monday .club at .the home of Mik H. E. Strong:.—-Du Quoin Gall, / Mr. and .Mrs. L.. T. Barnes are away .on z several days' : trip. They wiflvvisit in _.St.'-" -Ixrais, .Ddeatur, Bloominigton,' Olinto'n ' and in 'Haute, ind.. '•'"•• •Mrs.. G. W.. Zande-n of Balta'more,' |M<1., who'.has been visiting her sis- : -ter^-Mrs. 'L. T. Cherry, and family, .•fyeat to Cairo yesterday for a ,:visit 'iwith her mother, 'Mrs. Minnie Snider. •I. C. Special Agent J. H. Miskel -and 'Harvey Hagler .were./Mui.'phys- Jbor.0 visitors yesterday.' .. ' '•ExactlyJf'oiir' months ago to th<» flay ttie •j;renty;;wns ref'upert ratification by • the vote-;of "4l~to Hi. Today's .veto w.-is 40. to 3!);. 'the majority in favor of rntl- floaHnn .being-seven votes short of tlie two-nilrds required hy the Constitution. Goes. Back to" \yilson. ' . Immediately following'the vote 07 whicli'the treaty was,rejected, the senate' adopted a. resolution 'bySenator Lodge-directing the secretary to return the treaty. to the president' an,«l -notify him that ratification'could not" he^ .accomplished. This vote on the arloptlon of this resolution '.vns -17 to"37. Before tlie senate cnrivenps next Monday a messenger from the .office of the secretary of the senate will liavo deposited nt the White Honse the document which has been the cause of- the most bitter struggle in the hi/story of the senate. • Onoe in the hands of the. president, the senate will have nol authority to recall it, and the president is not; like- ly'to return ,it_tp the senate jinj.ess.he can obtain "rerisonnbfe* assurances that' ratification can he hafl. > •i '. A Campaign Issue. In view of the president's desire *o take the treaty^into the campaign, It'is not believed by any of his followers in the senate that'he''will fqr a moment consider sending the treaty . bank 'to the senate, at least until after the campaign is over. N •• Next Monday the sena.te will Immediately turn Its' attention to the proposition oC declaring peace with Germany by a resolution which lioth-ho'usps of congress will Jie asked to pass. . Senator Knox begun the discussion of his resolution on the subject sh-.rty after the .vote apainot' the treaty ",ia;.l been recorded, but njt f he snspesMon fit Senator Lodge lie consented to -nnir un'- tll Monday for formnl action oa if. That sur?h a resolution will pass Is concerted by-the ablest learlpr;; rf tli«d senate, in view', of the second failure of the attempt to hrins ahiint iieace b;; ratification of the treaty. When news -of the ^enate's action was flashed to tlie ATliite House 11 failed to bring forth one word of com- 'ment; Joseph P. TuniuHy, secretary to the president, was at the executive offices until the senate .adjourned, and the information of the defeat -of the treaty ''n'as ; promptly. ..transmitted to the president.. But after the adjournment of the senate, Mr. Tumulty went home/ He announced therej would-be no statement .froni the president. Statement by Leaders. .• Senator Lodge— : ''jhe'treaty .is gone.- It.has been rejected by the-senate'and sent ^back . to :ittfe'president; If the president choo«ies,.'to -return it to the senate'it will, have'.go through t'he same/ process as before. If. it goes to the fojeign rel,ajions^..committee he will have., a. mighty, hard time getting it out r Jf;-.the president desires to make a campaign. issue of; it the Republicans, are perfectly wiliihg to meet it.'\ Senator. Hitchcock—"I am glad, the ratification did not .carry. on the'-Lodge reservations, but. the" result .w,as about what I expected.. It .will now be up to the,presidem; and he'wiil have to take the" 'Initiative.". ,:'. I cil of national! def,ense,Vhas-been appointed director of the councll-,sut!cee(3- Ing. <3ors,ven6t E. Clarkspk l! Dr.' Slien- ton Game to tlte government)in.August, 1918, from rColunibln utilvtirslty; 'and is RUSH SHANTUNG SETTLEMENT Japanese Government Is Ready to . Make LargesConcessions, Tokyo Reports.. . ' ..Tokyo," Marfli 20.—It is understood here that the-government has instructed Tukichi'obata, the Japanese minister in Peking, to begiri negotiations Immediately .for a speedy- settlement on the Shantung question, as the views of the Japanese and Chinese commissioners -appointed' to investigate -have been found to concur In :the ~main points, and Japan is ready to make large concessions toward-"an amicable solution. • • hands over the wijjflpw, a-\manner indicating something:; was., .depending on the sending 1 as of serious consequence to eithec.. .him or the party, to which; the package was to j..'^^j, j.tL'iu :vjwi u^Jiujii n tii v v;a^ L j * auu la j • • i • • • • r • regarded as one of the .c'ouritry'fi ablest be'-sen;: At. this 'n-joment he stoop- *.nct>n^nVi -.Trt.i«. 13- n Ln1n' n .i t.~ A«.«n H t_ n ' p f 1 n n A r\\f}ffi\ n n hi C n3 p \f 3 of TfRt- research nien; He helped to organize the United States bituminous coal commission. . • ' '. ., • : YANK MAY BE ALIVE War WidoWj Wed r I^Told \ band Still Lives. ed and picked up his package, resting it on -thfei,. front •• ol - the .parcel post window.. : ; .-; The clerk was some what' interested in the queer actions of the mart; which were given significance by the German accent stranger spoke.. with which the Sergeant Robbins of Madison, Wl»., V/as Reported Kill,ei in Action in 1918: . Madison, Wis., Marcb| 20.—On the .contents of a letter en roiite here from the war department rests; the. solution •of a -mj-stei-y that grips>twp Madison "families nnO a Rockford, ; (I11.) home. Is Sergt, .Tames S. "RobD/hs, .twenty-^olti,son.;of.G > -Iio)*jilns, firstioi the" Black'hawk division reported killed In action, in some hospital In- this -country? - . ,: ' -.. A telegram from the war department notified Eobliins' young bride that he had been .killed in action October 16, 1918. She received full compensation from the war department, for insurance and heard^the story ot.'the soldier at whose side "jimmy" fell. ..'•' The war ended.. Mrs; Itobblns,.'wlio is twenty.-one, married Raymond .Johnson of Rockford, Hi'., lnst,;NovemberV and is-living there. . Early this week Mrs. Harry L. Potter cailed-on Jimmy's father and sister, "Mrs. ii;oy Gyles, seeking InfOrm'a-t tion as^jfiiis regiment. They learned that she had-information that he was alive. . Mrs. Potter said that through Maj. John S. Woods of the university she\ had received information from Washington-'.that young Hobblns re- inirned .to this country- with wounded soldiers before Gliristm'as and is somewhere-in an'-iustitutlon. ' . INDICTED COAL MAN GIVES UP . • ' • _ '• a <J First of 125 Accused of Conspiracy Surrenders — Others Expected .to Follow. ' ^ • - Indianapolis, ,~Mi\ rch ..20. — Carl J, Fletcher of. Indianapolis, secretary ft the. Knox County Goal Operators'- association, surrendered- himself to. the United. -States marshal here! Fletcher is one of "the 125 coal opera tors -and •miners indicted here by a. special federal grand 'jury -last week oil a 'charge Of conspiracy to enhance the .price bl coal- an'd to defraiic} the. TJn'itedVStatea governraent. >; rietcher .was' the firs! man. indicted . : to. surrender himself. It- was saicFhere 'that other indicted nien intehdedito give themselves up. •" Police Battle .Car Robbers. Ogden, Utah, March 20. — Police of- fleers and deputy sheriffs engaged in a revolver battle with "alleged box car robbers when a posse surrounded a deserted house in the outskirts of Ogdeni where, it, is alleged, there-was a .cache of stolen sugar -and condensed jln . The officers assert that a Mexican, who escaped, was injured in, the batae. Four arrests were made.' .*'."'• . v " .Mrs. 'Qyd:e' J Gook- and- children went .to. ...St. Louis ' yesterd'ay ._ for an. over Sunday .visit '\vith' relatives. cd him where: he it. ."To Germany" -*Looking at the package cautiously for a second\.the ^clerk then ask• wanted to. send was •'• the i reply. With this the .clerk' immediately inquired what .' was 1 ' in the .package-, which is* usually done under- ordinary circumstances, and in this case very evideiit more necessary. After parleying 'around, evading the -'question and askine why he had to tell what' was in it if he jpaid fo> sending, .it, it became as». .parent- things "ferf not jusr righi »nd he was no dotiibt trying to "pni something over." "We most know what's in this package or we. can'l accept it," the cleric finhly demanded. "Well, it's -s DAY, APRIL 26TH Plans For A Great Meeting oi the Southern Illinois Odd Fellows Anniversary Association HIGH TRIBUTES PAID TO BRIG, GEN, DAN. H. BRUSH Was Son of Daniel H. of of Brush, Early Settler Carbondale and One City's Founders—Took A Part in Four Wars With Notable Career. The annual . rheetmg • of (he Southern .Illinois Odd • Fellows Anniversary Association \will :be held' ., in .this, the Convention Gity, Hon- , .-i?-- : day, April 20th.. The, officers of' the] " jjjributes to Brifr..Gen.' Daniel H. association, s as well as the local. committees in charge of the rangements have plans almost com- a . man ^ the hj h t fe ' pleted for a great ' in Which he was held in military cir- 1^ djjitu.-M \,om- . ,,--., TT n . •'. . . •j : . .- - . ,.cles-m fhe J. .5. army speak m'high- cclebration. - ; , - ,, ' * ^ , . , , ; est tenns. Ge:n-. Brush, retired, died word was received frbni Springficlc this week Jthat • it would be impossible for. the- governor.'.to. be here, on account of a previous engagement, i Attorney A. L. Yantis, of Shelbyville.-.Grand Warden ; . E. R. Sayl«r. of Mattoon, Past Grand Master and superintendent of' the I. O. O. F. Old Folks' Home; .antt Mrs.. Ida E. G. Sherman of Rogers Park, president of the Rebefeah Stata Assembly, will be here and appear on the program. ' ' ^ The : officers of tjje ' assocSati are: ••' ' President—A. W. Burbahk, • Car- bo'tidale. . ' ;•••/'. . Vice 'Presidents—Eddie Kendall Benton; Mrs. • Grace/Simpson, Benton; Reynold Gardner.^ Murphysboro ; A. G. Lambert, Christopher ; <Fred Roberts\ .Anna; Miss Ethel Marten, Car.bondale. was th« reluctant reply of the ''man, who by this-time showed plenty of evidence, Germany was most likely the country to which .he would want to send something, perhaps being out of the country a short time, leaving many -relatives and friends fqr whom he f,tlt he- must assirtj while ' Germany .is passing through Her troubles shortage of following food and .the war, other de- this country,' 'the declared. "You ccan't . Br.of. >V-..<A. Purr- and Prof: F. M. Warren were in Anna today attending' -a teachers' institute. Fred Striger returned to his :li;ome iin peSoto .yesterday, after a '.visit •with, his daughter, Mrs..tBert - Biur, and 0 -'family. . -.. , • -Miss J.u-anitaHatch wa^the guest •of .relatives- ia fentraM* today./.; pressed living conditions. Postmaster Parks -w.\s in..the office at the time and was called to talk to the man. The postmaster tofd/ him the Government did no 1 , allow: food stuffs- to'-be. sent! to Germany and especially, sugar, when such an acute shortage of sweets existed in •: the . United States. ' Mr. Parks weighed the ^package ' of sugar,;' which! tipped the scales to 11 pounds. "Why that's more sugar than I can buy at ..price; for: myself and I live .postmaster . send 'that to Germany when tt heed it here and furthermore wi are not allowed to send it to Germany." The man explained he had been sending if. at rtjstoffices in St. JLouis and he couldhtt. understand why this office ./should • reject it. ,116 was asked for the -address of the postoSice .in St. Louis from which he had been pending: ;it, by Post master Parks ''!als6 hiS: name, which he gave as R. E. Badie, .giving 'a St. Louis address.* : He was :the.n asked.why he ; c*nie "to Carbondale to send the sugar, to -which h« made somei sort of ah unsatisfactory explanation.. - • '..'•• ' Badie, told- of. how his aged parents and other relatives in Germany were starving ; from :; the lack . ol proper nourishment":" contained ' in sugar. Mr. - Parks "said h'e. believed the, mariA wag -goint around to all the' smaller postoffices. aiid getting away with his game' .where tVie clerks were not .instructed what to "do in a- case such; a^'hjX;.Also that he. Bought .sugar' whiere 'ever he could' a^id would send' it:, a little, it a time from various postoffices over the; country.-.; ... / , / . ' : Ppstmister Pirlea notified - the St. Louis office where Badiej; said he sent the sujar '.from,-.-and tfre.- p'ott-' 'office authorities, ', ! sujgesting the .postmasteirs look «ut for. suck fcl- IDtliTPMlET IN Ml§s Dorjt L. Merti, Dfrector ifor 24tb District—Cimpiueii Being Made. For Life. Members The Illinois %'•*-'••• '*• Teachers' •Association will hold, their annual meeting at Springfield, May .11, 1.2. 13,. and 14, .with the.usual attraction. Minneapolis Orchestra. The success of this.convention depends on the . membership, to - a great extent, and the association ;is putting forth every effort to ' increase the membership. An" award is , offered to . thi member who brings in the largest number of new, applicants (over ten.) Ten hew applicants will admit any'member to the Booster Club. .. Every one interested in the I. M. T. A. should becorhe a member of the Life Membership Club, which would insure the future, success of the association.' The fee for Life Membership, is $25.06. At the meeting- .at .Streator last year a plan was outlined to arrange the state in. districts. * The announcement by Chas. E. Sindlinger, president "of .the I." M. C. A., says: • . . .._"Jackson county is in. • the 26th District with ,Miss Dora : L. Mertz, Carbondale as your Director. Will you kindly confer . with your Director on plans for new members. This is the best" may" to show your enthusiasm for the Association's success. We-have planned this year in addition -to 1 ', our t*o daily . concerts, morning Roud fable Talks and discussions led .by eminent instructors from every part of tlie state, many splendid attractions for our members. Among tlifc many the Repertoire programs and- talks under the 'direction- of well known Illinois "Musicians, i offering live and attractive teaching. material. .. We shall have contests for'schol- arships, social meetings 46 promote good-fellowship aiid to develop a real sense; of humor: Carbondale, and one of its -prominent '_early. citizens. Tie foJlowJng- is from the Army and) Navy Journal, America's greatest amlftary ^publication. It reviews the life and military career oJ: Gen. jBnush: Brig-. Gen. Daniel H. Brush, iU. S. ••A., retired., who had a notable record . as a. veteran of the Civil, Spanish and Philippine' wars, died in Baltimore, Md., March 8, 1920. He was born in Illinois, May 9;, 1848, •and first entered the military service as -a -private in Co. F> 145th Illinois Volunteers, May 22, 1864, serving imtilvSept. 2S of the same year. He was appointed a cadet -at the U. -S. M. A., Sept. 1, 1867, graduating as a second lieutenant in June, 1871, 'and was assigned' to the Infantry. ShoEtly after .graduation -he was ordered west on frontier duty sit Grand E-iver Agency in Dakota, -where he was active hi. Indian fights, aad other duties, .until September, 1894,- when >was ordered; to the lUniversity of_' •Illinois as professor of niilitSry s:i- ence and tactics. While stationed 4n the tndian country .General- Brush. •took part in the lYeliowstone expedition invder General Stanley in. 1872, b.elng «n-gaged in the action, at the mbuih of the Powder iliver i July of that year. He was also in command of Indian scouts an the .Yellowstone exspedStion from June 9 to Oct. 25, 1873, under General duster. He was in the fig-ht on .Tongue River and -in- the -f|g«ht' on Yellowstone. River. After (being relieved at the University of Illinois -in May, 1898,, he joined ihis regiment at 'Tampa* and then took part in the campaign in Cu'na. He- was its the 'battle' of El Caney, -being in command of a battalion of the 17th Infantry' and was also .in en- gas'emets -around Santiago. IntFeb- ruary, 1^99, he sailed- for -M and lows; Mrs. Jonriie RoiJcde-and daughter, Mrs. Haiiry Athertoh, '.M,. Chic*go, who his been : visiting" relatives here, went to Goicclndi yesterday for a visit••'w'ith | ' ttieii 1 ' daughter and was in the field in. the operations against insurgents, taking rpart in .the " engaigemenfe in front of San Fe-rnan-' do in Luzon. He was detailed to the Inspector General's Department in 1904. Genera^ Brus-h was promoted first lieutenant :in aS76, captaJr. in 1S92, fciajor, 25th Infantry, in 1901 lieufeiant colonel, 11-th Infantry in 1903; colonel, 24bh Infantry, May 4, 1907, and was appointed brigadier •general- Feb. 16, 1908, and' w-as then. assigned to command the Depart-. ment of .the Columbia, after -a tour of duty in the Philippines. -He was' laterxassigne'd "to command the Department -.-of OaKfdrn.ia, and was retired for age May 9, 1912. Major' Eapp Brush, Iwf., u. s. A., of the- Adjutant General'ss Department, and' Daniel RjBrush of Chicago, formerly-' an -officer of the Army, are his sons. •Be. is. also survived' fey his wife and •a daughter, Mrs. Deems, -wife of Lieut. Col. Claresice Deem^, Jr., U S. A. "'•••'; death of Gen. "Brash, says: Brigadier General iDaniel. H.^ Brush, retired, United .States army, died: this monumg at 7:0 o'clock after an illness of several weeks at his 'home, 312 WoocUawn. road, Koland Park. ' , Jle -was born in Illinois asd was a son of the late Gen. Daniel H. Brusli, & Union veterai He graduatsid with •• honors at West Point in . 1871, k and was isssigned to -fihe 17th. iU. S: In-- /attry, and "Jater was promote*? to of the 26th Infantry. In 1903 he was- attaehsd to* the Generdl's Departmeiit, where «»rr«d : tor ftwr yeara, he 'a .sister, Mrs. Alva' (Oo=-tiJ>a*a en Fan ee)

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