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\ THE DAILY Carbondale—"Athfas of Egy4)t." -17. ^ CARBONDALE/ILLINOIS, THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1920 NUMBER 136 WARNEARSENDs CABINET RESIGNS Bauer Ministry Presents ItsJtes- 7 ignation to President Ebert at Berlin. HOUSE-IN'MOVE JO»ST TURK. S/JYSU. s. PflR PFAPP PI AN Note Urges , Ex PW ! il on ° f Sultan T Ull F LHUL r Lnll From Constantinople. Knox Resolution Pending in Senate Believed to Be In- ' adequate. WORKERS RETURN TO JOBS LEADERS HOLD CONFERENCE Tentative Draft of Proposed - Docu- rnent is^JDiscussed—Chairman Porter of Foreign Arfairs"Comrnit-" . tee to Introduce Resolution. t Washington, March 25.—The first move for-pence by resolution, of congress will be inaile lu the,bouse. The KDOX resolution, pending in the -wise -tactical reasons fled from thli 'senate now is bel ievcil to be inade- capltal in the dawn of the unlucky.,, Q u '"te for thtf purpose, and will be dis- 13th of March, presented its reslgna- carded. tion to President Ebert. " " : . This, new turn in .the situation, cre- As far as any one can see 1 through j »ted by the senate's rejection of the the political tangle at this'• hour, it (treaty of Versailles was plainly indi- seems likely tliat GustaV Bauer will Cf ited by house • Inuiers .followius. a 'Great Improvement In the Capital, but Rhine Fort Still Besieged by Redi —Belgians Hold Open • Entrance tp Wesel. Berlin, March 25.—-The Bauer cabinet, a s coalition of social democrats, ' centrists and democrats', which . for be requested by Ebert -to reconstruct the cabinet; if so, Bauer will probably reappolnt some of the old ministers and take in new ones whose choise must be approved by the organized trades unions. This reconstructed cabinet will- then endeavor to carry on the government nntil the new elections, which are scheduled for early Jane. Workers Are Returning. 'The workers are returning to their Jobs with alacrity except In some of the factory districts, but the government has not yet been able to get the street ears started, the carmen having plunged from the political srtrike 4nto new wage demands. . Reports showed\ no further spread of the "red nieaslesilt. Germany's map seemed to justify the conclusion that the revolutionary movement has come to n. standstill. " : ' The headquarters of the "wprkins;- <men's army" — the words "red," "pol- $hevist" mid "chminunist" are being careful fy avoided — is said to be at Hagen^ari important. Prussian, industrial city northeasX.o;f.,Qolpgije. Bnaerick/'Rhenlsh "" . 25. — TJie. government troops from tiie Southern part of the \Ruhr district, ail of whom have been besieged in Wesel since Monday night, are still holding- the town. > The government forces .are keeping. .open the northern siflft of the town to 'admit re-enforcements, should th'eae be eent, or to provide for n pdssible'forceS retreat, . ' . Heavy firing was heard from the direction of Wesel • during the nisht, •There were occasional artillery flurries and spurts of • machine glin _• Ail the indications are that the 'Ebert troops are s^ill safe. ; Thev ara-Te'ry nearlj*. surrounded, however, by the •lines of the workmen . whose guerrilla •warfare in five days has drivpn the (government troops ' steadily out of th'e Industrial district in . a combined retreat and concentration movement to the strong fortress tit Wesel, on the Rhine. . , Belgians Intern Prisoner*. .About 100 interned prisoners, who fled across the bridge from Wesel, are held here by the Belgians. A dozen German wounded also were brought over in the night and treeted at the 'hospital here. • / A small detachment 'of Belgian troops and artillery arrived bore anil promptly took up a position near the 'bridge. The Belgians stopped all'traf- ;fic in the direction of Wesel and Jh- 'terned all who came from that city. iThe, eastern . end' of the bridge runs into the city of Wesel nnd provides nn iexit from the sorely pressed town safely open to the troops. j Halle in Ruina After Fight. , . Leipzig, March 25.— Halle,_the !*rg«. .'Industrial- tcnvn"3ustr"t6~tKe ncWtlvwest }of this city, was completely cut oft 'from communication. The latest reports were that the troops had gained the upper hand after n considerable ipart of the city had been reduced to. •ruins. : In other of the -various cotamunltles in this section of Germany the turmoil amid which they have been existing for more thr.n n week is continuing, with no immediate prospect of its cessation. - eonforencs at yrhich" all plmses of the problem' \r<y:e considered. Speaker Gilletr and Republican Floor- vLe»der Mondell conferred with Senator l.odga earlier in the day, and it Is understood that the? brought back the senate leader's approval of the new plan. A tentative draft of the resolution to.. be' proposed in the house was dis- . cussed at the, conference of the house lenders, -hut no agreement was reached, it wag stated. Participating In. this meeting, in addition to Speaker Gillette and -Mr. llondell, were Chairman' Porter and otlipr Republican members of the foreign affairs committee and member* of the steer- Ins committee. . ' ' To Hold Another Conference. Another conference will he held by Chairman Porter nnd some of the ranking V llepublican3 on the foreign Rffaira committee, when further efforts will -be made' to whip the measure Into shape for submission to a larer session of the-- leaders who attended the meeting.. firial i j[ijprpvaj[ t ._the Besojutlpa 'will'-'W fntro'ducert"' By 'Chaictnari ' Tor- tetr. referred to his "committee, under ^th« rules,, and reported back to the nouse with the recommendation that It )>• passed. , There 'was no indication us t« when the measure will be ready to be .Introduced, but the leacl- efls are. determined to lose as little time .«« possible. .•'The tentative . draft of the resolution under' consideration' provides : 1. For a declaration , of a state of p*aoe b'etw«en this : United Stutes and .This section carries a stipulation that the state of war »^i»ll be considered a«; having terminated on the date of. approval of the resolution bj- the -. president.-" • ' .2. That insofar "as the United States.' Is concernedi, its :piu:t in the making :of .peace will -be fuifllled with the president's approval of the measure. In other.' words, the technical state of war shall no '.longer exist as it affects this country when the resolution becomes effective. ' ' 3. That before Germany can enjoy the benefits at peace with he United States it must .-notify this government .that It recognizes '' and grants to this country .»H of the advantages and ben v - ofits that would hare accrued to tl»e United States under the terms of the treaty of Versailles. a is intended to to word the first section ef the resolution, which declares a state of peace. Hint a presidential proclamation will not be neces- 'sary to nullify the various war laws which earry provisions that they, shall ceas* to be effective upon the termination of the war. In other words, it iii Che chjsire to so frame the resolution that it wlH amount to . a virtual of pirnce in the event the president should decline to .gtivCh .a .proclamation 1 , ; ." • Depend on Proclamation. of the war statutes specifically provide that they .shall cense to be operative when the president issues a proclamation declaring a state of peace. Other «mergeney laws carrying: terminating clauses which make them operative for certain periods after peace -is declared, it is contemplat- automatically, will become inoperative . at the end of those .periods, using the dnte of approval of the res- ' | olutiou. as a basis for determining the J dates on which these acts will ter- Blll Containing Fifty-Six Count* Charg-:j minate. The Republican leaders have little hope tliat tlie president will sign the COLGATE, COMPANY INDICTED ing Violation Sherman Act Is Returned. Trenton, 1 N. .T., March 25.—An in- resolution declaring pence, and in this event an effort to pnss it over his clls- •dictment containing 5fi counts eh«r»r- approval Is believed to be certain^ But ing violation ot the Sherman anti-trust: this .phase of the problem brings the law was returned by a federal grnnd ^question of the eonstitutionnllty of jury against Colgate & Co. of New the peace resolution to the forefront. Jersey,^(N. J., manufacturers of toilet " preparations. The indictments claim the company illegally fixed" re-sale prices, of its products to wholesalers and jobbers. Mrs. Humphrey Ward Dl*«. London, March 25.—Mrs. Humphrey Ward, th« noyclist, died of heart d!s- easo IH a Londen hospital. Independent Armenia Favored .and Consideration for Russia flcquest- , icd !n Message to Allies. j Washington,.'March 25.—Toe original position of the American government that the Turks, slumld be expelled from Europe IK restated In a note to the' allies' supreme council, which has been prepared at the state department and will 1 be transmitted soon. The note vrtll bear the signature of Bainbriclge Colby, the new' secretary of state,, and trill be the first diplomatic paper to be signed by him. The communication is In reply to an Inquiry from the French, and British governments as .-to .this country's ' views OD the .Turkish settlement- An early announcement at the department said the note had bean dispatched, but it developed that this was erroneous. '. • : Officials .were not certain when ft I would go forward and they would not '< say whether It would be sent Un-ougb.' the British and French ^embassies here I or' through the American embassies at London and Paris. The position of the. American gor- ernment is understood to be that there Is no sound 'reason for' retaining the Turkish capital in' Europe. Tie United States is said to take the view that the contention that expulsion of the Turks might be resented by the Mo-: hnmmertsns Is not supported by the facts, since the war in the Near East i was won largely by the aid of Mo- j hammedans. •Antibolsh'evik Troopl Perish on I Steppes, Says Dispatch I From Moscow. REDS REPULSED flY POLES DAYTON, 0., GROWS TO 153,830 Gains 31 Per Cent—Kewanee, 111-, Up 72 Per Cent—Five Per Cent In- l crease for Madison. Washington, March 2&—Population statistics for 1920 announced by the census bureau included the following: Dayton, O., Ifi3,830,. an Increase of 37,253, or 31.1 pr cent over 1910; Parkersbnrg. W. Va., 20,030.! Increase 2,179; -or-12.8 •• per- cent; Middlttown, N. T., 18,420, increase 3^.07, or 20.3 per cent^ Warren, O., 27,050, Increase 15,969j or : 155:l per cent; Trenton,-Mo., 6,951, increase 1^295, or 22.9 per cent; Junction City, Kan., 7,516, Increase 1,918, or 3^3 per cent; Ke- wariee, HI., 16,026, increase 6,917, or 72.2 per cent; Madison, Wis., 38,378, incrense 12,847, or 50.3 per cent over 1910; Miehroond, Infl., 26,728, Increase 4,404 ,or 19.7 per cent; Beaumont, Tex., 40,422; Increase, 19.782, or 95.8 per cent (revised figures); Amsterdam, N.' T., 33,524 ^increase 2£57,' or T.2 per cent; Glens Falls, N. T., 16,591, Increase 1348, or, 8.8 per cent; Pottsvillie;' Pa., 17,431, increase 1,823, or 11.7 per "cent METHODISTS'VOTE TO DANCE Newark Conference Also Wants Ban Off Theaters and Races—Favorc Women Ministers. New York N. .T., March 25.—A resolution to strike from the. book of discipline of the llethodis.t' church that section which'-forbids Methodists to attend dances, theaters and horse races was adopted at the Newark Methodist conference here. .The conference also advised all church people to "make their amusements the subject of frequent- thought and to be scrupulously careful to set no injurious example.", fhe conference, besides, adopted a resolution memorallz- Ing the general conference relative to the stand it has taken in the matter of permitting women to become ministers,, thus givjng the women of the church equal opportunities and an equal standing with men. . RECOMMENDS COURT-MARTIAL Three Officers of 82d Artijlery Charged With Theft of Fort Bliss ,; ' .Supplies. El Paso, Tex., March 25.—Three officers of '"'the iBlght'y-setfona" field artillery stationed here have been recommended for court-miirtial'' 'in cbVinec- tlon-with the loss of many, thousand dollars' worth of ammunitjbh" and"government supplle-s; from* Fort Bliss, it •became known here. ' - COUNCIL TO MEET ITALY Allied Body Will Hold Sessions at San Remo and Rome During^ Month of April. ••. Paris, March 25.— The supreme coun- •cil of- the allies will-'meet at -San Ee- mo, Italy; April 21, according to. au^ thorltive advices' from Rome. .The next meeting of the' council of the ^League of 'Nations wiH be- ; Keld-1n' !Rome. Anril 25 or 26. it is announced. Troops Equipped With Armored Au' tos and Tanks Make Futile Attempt to Recapture Mozir— . Hand-to-Hand-Ranting. London, March 25.—r^Tpre-than 10,000 nntibolshevlst soldiers' have been foiind frozen to death on the steppes, 1 tis announced In a soviet military, communique received ."from Moscow by travelers. (The steppes comprise the plains in southeastern lUissda'aud the western Asiatic provinces.? The statement reports progress by the red -troops against,.General" Deui- kin's forces along the 'railway in the Ektiterinodar region on!' the Caucasus front. ' . -'. ;, Poles Hurl Back Red Drive. iVarsaw, 'March 23.—Russian bolshevist forces wliiclu .'have attackefl the Polish' front with ; gr,eat fury in the vicinity of Bobruisk "have ' been re< pulsed everywhere, ..according to an 'official. statement issued at army headquarters here. ! fii, The soviet troops/Vere. equipped with armored automoblfes and tanks nnd seemed to center their" attack in the" direction of 'Mozlv tn an 'effort to retake that place 'from Jthe Poles. : - Hand-to-KTand-Fighting. At some places'/there was hand-to- hand, fighting nnd vllln'fce's were taken and re-taken before 'the bolshevikl were flnaily driven baci... ' . • . Lemberg newspapers? announce th« capture of - Mohilev . by the soviet forces and say that citizens are fleeing ahead- of the red- army. Ukrainian headquarters have-been removed to Human by Premier" Mazepa, It is reported. CHICAGO CtTY -WAGES UP Alderman Order Finance Committee to • Revise • rogram for 1920 Expenditures. Chicago. March 2ii.—An avemge 10 per cent incrense in the salaries of nil city employees, and the restoration of all^ civil*" service employees be laid off by the council finance committee was voted by the city council. ... |. • ' ,-,The aldermen directed, the finance committee, to go througli the-bookkeep.- ing OTiei-ation ''of .adding .$4,000,000 to the estimated city ; inr.cime . for 3920, making the figure(.$36,250,000. -Where the actual cash to malto good on the estimate is to come-from was left us much'.up in the air as .before. • , RHODES SCHOLARS AS GUESTS British Families to E-ntsrtain Americans During Easter Vacations; . '• Says London Dispatch. London, March 2,1.—Fifty American Rhodes scholars, • residents of Oxford university, have been invited to' spend their Enster vacations in English hoiaes in order that they may gain n more intimate insight into English family life. This is a continuation of the hospitality, shown American officers during the wav, when (lie most prominent people of Britain acted ns their wook-enrl hostesses. KAISER MAKES A SECRET TRIP Former German Emfjeror Closely Guarded by Police Officers, Takes a Ride In an Auto. /~ Amevonpen, Marcli 2ri.—For the first time since the Knpp revolution, Former Emperor Wllllnm was pennltted to leave the Bentinck cnstle here, (riinrded by (two police oflicers, he made a secret trip to Dnorn in n closed automobile.' His object was flo view the progress of .the work.on his futura ,1'^ciflfmno «> Tlnnrn BRITiSH HONOR U. S. NAVY Send £6,000 to Secret Build Memorial in Harbor. ''London, March 23. Wrench sails for the Saturday with -ifsrjOOfl scribed many thou> ndmhvrs oi: the Am work during the -vvnr. Wrench, will limul t! scriptloli to SecretiiryjOnniels, to b( used-for. a suitable mcauinent in New York -harbor. It is hopjd here the me- -morial will: take the fcfra of a replica bf'.'fhe monolitlis erectiu on theJDover cliffs of England in-hoij)r of ths Dover patrol..' iry -Daniels to New York —Maj. Evelyij United' States sterling gub- inds.of British rican's navy's c' piipular sub- Grand Duchess Olga, sister of tbe late Czar Nicholas of Russia 'and long believed to have.beep Wiled with other members of the royal family, lias been found by American -Hied Cross workers living In a box car near Novo- r'osslysk, South Russia, clothed in rags'and grateful for any food or clothing she could, find. The fraud duchess Is said to be one; of three surviving members of the house of Romanoff. . .... '*...- ... OPENING FOR I, W, W, Organization fakes Quick Action on No Bonus Plea* Uses -Government'* Fi»ilyr«.to Vehicle for Anti4.egion J»i Washlflgton, March 28.— . the government to »ifl fORuer aarv- ico men hat resulted in the'l. W. Vf. making -a drive to get such, man into that organisation,' tha bouse ways and menus committee was .-told, by J. E'. Holden, stat« adjutant of -the' American Legion in TJtHh.-". '''.. .' '' : Qvgrtiii-zcil propagftntln )>y sip I. AV. •W. to discredit .t'oyernmeilf aid »nd: undermine tbe American legion.-.. l« *pr'mrtlhj</tnroueh«ijt : .Che', CMtotcj, 'he said, and iu«r> "imuvt«tlis«iU'' .former, 'serrice men are being ;' gutUerod into' tli'e orgaohnfloa as' the r«ioM 6<-j)rop- asanfln statin-;, that/ the.'goTerniuent hns- dhne: nothing for former soUllws. .' "It is Imrd to- come , hxc '?£,* Holden snid, "Bnd.sea the I...JV. W. .undarniUt ing the., prtncip'le's.jand ideals ''of' .for/ iner, service men sihfl plotting the overthrow 'of the- government." •- •• • ; '•••.'•' J. G. Strughnm, a member, of th'e legion's' executive committee, told-'tlio committee there was mcuh' discontent nmong both' foraier service- men and women nnd that immediate relief was necessary. . . . -. "They 'feel .they haven't gotten n square deal and ace 'chafing with unrest," Scrugham gald in urging passage of a composite/ "oil] framed by the legion and providing privileged tend settlements, vocational itrainlng and payment ot adjusted opmpeoBa- tion at the rate ft $1.50 tar every day of se'rvlce. ' . '•- • .'• IRISH GO TO PRISON SINGING British Warships (jarry.- Cork Sinn .Fein Pn'Eonera Out.,of Queens. town Harbor, Queenstpwn, Marcli 25.—aixty-flve Sinn Fein'prisoBers,;undisr-heavy.mili- tary escort, were brought by motor lorry frqm the Cork jail to .this. city. They were put aboard a British sloop, which departed preinmably .for England. . 3^he sloop was accompanied by two ac*royer's. ." ^ : ' • ".!. J, The prisoners songB a'rtd' returned the .farewells of the watching crdwd's is-, the -yegs'els left the. harbor. . ' . .!>. •'.' ' ..;•.' . . CONNECTICUT SUFFRAGE HOPE Republican Convention at New Havcnf , Asks Governor to Call 'Special * " •_ New Haven," CSion^ March 25.-r-With senre*ly a / «li'ss«iting voice, the Rep'ub-' •licna state convention adopted a resolution placing the : party In : Connecticut on reeo'rd as favoring "woman- suffrage atfd reaujastlng x . Governor Hoi- comb to ,-call : « • special session of the general assembly for 'the. purpose o'f ' PEESIDENT MOVF. OFF BIG IN COUNTY The Republican Committee Meets, Effects Organization and' Adopts Resqlu- tions— Plan Strong Drive Fov Lowden In Jackson County. The "Lowden for President Committee" met-at the'court.-house at .Murphysbovo Tuesday afternoon,. effected an organization and adopted te.-. following resolutions:. > ?Wereas; In order to .indicate fully te confidence and feeling.. of esteem 'of the Republican (voters of Jackson county, Illinois, in the ability and in the especial fitness of our .govenvor, •TTran'k 0. Lowden, who is a-ri. aspirant for the high position, of President of the United States, that an effort should te made to interest the voters of said p"arty in said Jackson county 'to ,'bring about the nomination of our •said governor for ..the Republican nomination for President; ^therefore, be it ' . 'Resolved, That the present Republican Gounty Central Committee and .the 'Advisory Committee thereto, be •and.they are hereby created and made a committee in and f,or said county .for the purpose of putting forth a •vigorous ,,eifort toward getting out the Republican vote of said county •to vote for and support Governor iLowden as a candidate -for the Be- 'puiblican nomination for President at .the Primary Election, TO tie held on 'Tuesday, April 13th, next; aijd (be it further Resolved, That the ^Chairman of 'said County Central Committee -be '"an'd,.he isj here'by requested to call' a• 'meeting of.said. Covuitv; Central Com-, mi'ttee'ann said •iA.dvas*ry,,.iCbinniTttee," whiclf shall include both men-.a,T>.d wo-, 'men, to attend a .joint meeting 1 to foe (held in said county at-an early date to .be Sx^d by the chairman of said County ttentral Committee in'order that" ways and means; may 'Be devised towards getting out 'the Ijowdeh vcfte at "said Brimary .election.. . \ The foregoing resolutions, were drafted by the committee on- resolutions. Fallowing are- the permanent officers at the Jackson county "Lowden for President" o'nganteation:-} • /,: J. H. BOOS, -Chairman, " •;"'• •'• C 'aribondale. • ' ) ' ','*.' MBS. MARY A; WALL,";' " • i\ ice Chairman, Murphys-' fo. •••••,,'•••'-,' LEVY; Secretory, • ' yurphysboro. •' '"'.'' MBS. JO[[fN : if'. 'QitLE'RiAjITH, sistant Secretary, Carbon- tale. • . BROOKPORT 61BL ENDS HER LIFE . Miss- 'Apia Wagner, 20 years qjd, known ! bj a. number, in Ga:;pbondaile, ended h-e|r life yesterday -when she took carijolic acid. , .She lived .only .a few minute; after 'the -self administration ojt the poison. ' ;• The mit-ve of tier act is Said to have r ?jgfed from . a disappointed love affa$ an'd '.became depressed •approaching -probability was unable Jo. endure in * her community. . The fui eral will he held Thursday. over ; an .which sin the eyes Sutherl and, : Creamfery 'ager, Is A : Meih- : Of Th« Rotary Slub Jber In 'the Ijst-of members.Jor •bondale .Kptary .Club,- w^iieh appeared yesterday; should have'-- ,bee» the name of Sutherland! •-;»&. -Sutherland has been elected a member '<tf the jar- .ganization' f representlinf.. the ''creamery business .; n CaHbohHale, . ' .. . -iT.he-'Kotary club meets af the office. of ,'K. E. Kenfro .Friday evening -at 8 o'clock. At this meeting .the or- gmizmg commiitee wii'l .' - start its plans for an immediate .perfection of ,the: organization. '-.; ,<3a»«d s . for. ! -6har- ,ter members to fin out ;,wd«. fee here the next ^ TEACHERS INSTITUTE PROGRAM GREATEST EVER Copies Of Program Now Mailed To All Southern Illinois Teachers. Famous Yale Professor On Program—Also Lorado Taft, the Sculptor. {' v The official program for the 9th annual meeting of • the Southern Illinois Teachers' Association to be held in this, city, April ]. 2, and .\ has been completed and copies w-vj mailed a few days ago to the' teachers of this part c.1 the state. The oificu-.- ,j,' ;lie associaiion haxe done their work* well, and as a result have arranged for one of the most interesting programs ever prepared for this organization. A number ot the leading educators of the -United States will be heard on subjects of vital, present day' 'importance, and every session should prove a source of inspiration.' Prof. William Lyon , Phcips, .. of New Haven, Conn., who spoke twice at last year's meeting and gave as great satisfaction as any speakers w,ho ever appeared before the association, will return this year and 'give four Addresses. It is needless to say that ev-erycne who heard Dr. Phelps • last year will want, to hear all four of his- aci- 'dresses thic year. Not only is Dr. Fhelps one of. the recognized literary critics of today but he has the faculty, which many critics do not have, of expressing his thoughts very clearly and with the happiest choice of words. There is not a more popular lecturer in A.merica today. In addition to his duties as a pro- Jessor .at Yale University,' w.ith which .institution he lias been-coa- nected sinqe 1892, Prof. Pheips has edited the works, in whole or in part, of the following, authors, Gray. Irving, Shakespeare. Thackeray, Austin, Stephenson, and Marlow, and has written a number of books on English and Russian literature, especially poetry and the novel •He wrote in 1915 a book entitled "Robert -Browning, how to know him," a book which .has already won a deservedly high place. It is 1 worth 'noting .that one of Dr. Phelp's lectures at the . coming meeting will be on Robert Browning. Th.e other subjects are '"A Literary- • -Pilgrimage •., in . '.England," "Mark Twain," and "Two Representatives .of American Character— Jonathan Edwards and Benjamin Franklin." '"•'. • One of the foremost figures in the world of ant today is Loraao Taft,. the. sculptor, and h«"is a man of whojn the people of Illinois are. particularly proud, because he is a product in the completest sense of Illinois and Tier institutions. Mr. Taft was born at Elmwood, • Illinois, is a graduate of the University of Illinois, and makes his home in Chicago. Not only will every teacher but *;very citizen %vho believes in beauty and beautified' surroundings be glad to -know thar Mr.' Taft has been engaged for two addresses . befoi'e the associa- , tion and will want to hear his messages. "After finishing: his academic .training,' Mr. Taft studied art at Paris, arid it was particularly fitting during the recent war that the government should ask him to go to France and lecture to the American soldier boys on the architecture, painting and sculpture .of France. He has a delightful personality that appeals to soldier boys just as it does to everyone else. Mr. Taft has been an instructor in .the Chicago Art Institute since 1886 and it is fitting that his best known piece of work, "The ^Spirit of the Great Lakes,, 1 should be placed in Grant Park i" the shadow of the institution of which he has^ for so rndny years been one of 'the most inspiring teachers. Another 7 work of Mi- x Taft's, the collosal statue of Black\Hawk, is familiar to every pupil and every teacher. It is well that he -is to address the teachers on the subject of American Sculpture,, because he has been personally.- acquainted with practically all (CeEttnuea on Pag« Three)

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