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Carbondale Free Press (Newspaper) - April 23, 1923, Carbondale, Illinois The free press gives you the big news before any other paper Carbondale free press volume 20 the paper with a Quality a purchasing Power for the Quot advertiser. of the associated press leased wire it , Illinois. Monday. April 23, 1923 number 152 50 railroads enjoin Coale woman is arrested As j Bootlegger mrs. Mattie Dorris taken into custody after raid is conducted on East Jackson Street two quarts and pint of alleged Moonshine found a Mattie Dorris a Carbondale worn j an was arrestor yesterday charged j with having intoxicant liquor in her j funeral of mrs. Roberts. Tuesday 2 30 messages from wide area come to hotel Over sunday expressing grief mayors proclamation All stores and business places Are hereby requested to close during the funeral services of mrs. A. S. Roberts tomorrow afternoon from 2 30 to 3 30 through respect of one of Carbondale leading citizens and Community benefactors. F. C. Krysher mayor. Possession when police raided her Horn on East Jackson Street. Two quarts and a pint of alleged Moonshine were confiscated by the officers when tile House was swathed. The City police conducting the 1 raid were chief of police de Clark officers Cadis Adams and Floyd Jones. Mrs. Dorris was taken to Murphysboro and placed in a jail there j for Safe keeping officers Here fearing Slit might affect her escape from the City jail in some manner. The woman was today brought Hack Here to face charges of violating the City search and seizure act. Police report some trouble at first Iii searching the place the woman j a i questioning the Validity of the search it warrant. Convinced this was Legal Vin was then reluctant about going with the police but firmness of the police ended this. At her House it is alleged by officers Small glasses the Type in which liquor is usually served were found also other evidence that intoxicant liquor had been sold. It was reported. A j the death a j sages came London hears Germany ready to make offer correspondent of Central news says preparing a positive offer by associated press London. April 23.�?the Berlin correspondent of the Central news says he learns on Good authority that the German government is preparing a positive offer to the allies. The government he adds will declare its readiness to negotiate and discuss tin1 quest ions of reparations and guarantees. Messages of condolence continue to come to the husband and daughter of mrs. A. S. Roberts owner of the j Roberts hotel who died Friday j night. There were telegrams from several i states words expressing regret in f mrs. Roberts. Mes from customers of All i walks personal friends prominent citizens politicians lawyers Busi i Ness men and others All of which in a dictated the wide esteem Iii which j mrs. Roberts and her hotel were j held. Arrangements have been Oom Plet a eel for the funeral it was announced i today. The services will he held from j the Baptist Church tuesday afternoon at 2 30. Rev. J. B. Mcminn pastor of the Church will conduct the services. Her son. Lieut. I a Rue la laugh. Of California will arrive this evening. The gloom which descended upon the guests and employees of the Rob j erts hotel Friday night hovered yes a Ter Day while scores of guests arriving j suffered the Shock in hearing of the death of the hotel owner. While or. I j Roberts grief stricken for a time was disturbed As to closing the hotel. I friends advised him however. To keep the hotel open As guests coming j Many Miles with reservations would suffer serious inconvenience. A hotel is the nature of a Public utile i to and ifs business must continue on j i account of the inde sensible rela i Lions of a hotel to the Public or. J Roberts was advised when he con-1 sen Ted to permit the hotel to remain i open. Its doors will close during the funeral however where the last i i rites of its Steward Are heard. Mobilize troops for Missouri race trouble All is quiet however following reports during the week that trouble was feared As a result of a White Man killing negro at Parma Missouri Parma mo., april 23.�?with state troops mobilized prepared to quell any disorders that May arise everything was quiet in the local Vicinity today following reports j during the week end that trouble was feared Between tin White and Nej Gro population. The reports arose Over tin killing of a negro by a White j Man about four Miles from Here it j being said a tense situation existed. A i the 140th infantry. Missouri nation i a1 guard stationed at Bernie was i a ordered by adjutant Gen. Raupp to be ready to entrain for this town to preserve older if necessary. Officials Are watching the situation and said i they found nothing to indicate in j pending disturbances. Sheriff Walker of Stoddard Colin j to requested governor Hyde to Send i the troops fearing an outbreak j j j. J. Drear City marshal scouted the reports of possible trouble say ing the authorities had the situation j Well in hand. He declared the Nej pro who had immigrated from the South recently was shot to death Fri i Day by a White Man who resented i the negroes presence in the comm nity. To talk Here on scrapping commandments Sam Small orator at m. E. Church tuesday evening Sam Small known throughout the j country As the a a South sold Man i eloquent Quot has been secured to de a i liver a patriotic address on the sub j Jeet a scrapping the commandments in the firs m e. Church tuesday levelling april 21. At 7 30 of clock. I h or nearly forty rears. Sam Small i i i i has been before the Public particle i la Fly As an evangelist and As a liquor foe. I has also been Active Iii Public life for Many years having served on the american commission to Paris in 1878, in the United states army in Cuba and was the editor of prominent Southern newspapers. Or. Small is chiefly known however. Because of his Power on the platform. Former vice president Fairbanks said of him a during my tour of the South i heard of Many orators of High distinction but none is More popular or More deservedly so than Sam a Small As his own people j affectionately Call and presi i Dent Mckinley said. A i heard or. Small last evening and As often before got both instruction and Fine \ amusement from ii is versatile Gen j the meeting Here is a part Ofa National Campaign being conducted by the National Reform association the oldest Reform body in America in by halt of Law enforcement and of i five arrested for St Louis mail robbery postmaster boost brother Hurt in crash Federal warrants Are issued a All men under arrest including Man from Johnston City and St. Louis gunmen find Bonds in Home of arrested Man by associated press St. Louis mo., april 23.�? Federal warrants charging five offences against five men in connection i with the 12,303,377 mail robbery Here april 2 were visited today. The men named in the warrants were under arrest. They Are Wil Liam f. Unerring paroled convict Iii whose Home $2,137,860 of unsigned Federal land Bank Bonds and $35,707 of Liberty Bonds and coupons which j have been identified As part of thei loot were found David Weisman of Johnston City. Iu., who was arrested at the unerring Home William we Liaison at the Doerring Home and Ray a re and cd Lineham alleged local gunmen. The charges against each Are conspiracy to violate the Laws it of the United states entering a mail truck by violence and assaulting a mail messenger Possession of stolen property theft from the mails and assault upon a government employee with a Chas. Boos is thrown from buggy when hit by Auto yesterday has. Boos elder brother of postmaster j. H. Boos suffered painful injuries about the head and shoulders yesterday when he was thrown from j a buggy upon the pavement when hit i by an Auto. Three boys occupants i of a Ford roadster which turned Over escaped injury. The boys Are Hal Mountain Ernest Coleman and j Lloyd Kimmel. The Accident occurred near the intersection of Normal and West Monroe streets shortly after 2 of clock yesterday afternoon. Both the Auto and the buggy pulled by one horse were going North i on Normal. The Driver of the machine Young Mountain he said attempted to pass the buggy abreast with another machine standing near the curbing. Or. Boos pulled toward the Center of the Street to avoid the standing machine. At this time the Mountain car and the buggy collided. Both turned Over. Or. Boos occupant of the buggy was thrown upon the pavement. The three youths however after the Accident emerged from under their machine uninjured. Or Boos was taken to the hos Pital and there a rav photographs a roads restrain order for rate Cut on fares p permanent injunction issued b y Federal court in Boston a restrains Sale of mileage books asking 20 per cent reductions by associated press Boston april 23.�?ia permanent Commerce commission from carrying injunction restraining the interstate out a recent order providing for the Sale of nun trails Terra be and inter Chang Abl Quot Miles books at 20 percent reduction was issued in Federal District court today. The injunction was ordered after i a bearing instituted by 50 Eastern rail ads opposing the interstate Commerce commission s ruling probably to High court. By associated press Washington p j�?T., a Ril 23.�? the injunction issued in the Federal i court today at Boston restraining the j interstate Commerce commission rail i Road mileage bocks in run being installed and not in effect probably will be appealed to the supreme court fur a tiny i decision. J National righteousness and Justice. A the meeting is open to All patriotic citizens old and Young. Masons to meet in fast St. Louis i deadly weapon for the purpose of robbery. A. Simultaneous with the issuance of of the variants Federal officials announced they had found in do Enius Home $1 "22 of Liberty Bonds which Stoen in the robbery of the first Blandinsville 111., were made to determine the extent of his injuries and whether Bones were broken. No fractures were found and Early last evening he was taken to his Home where today he is recovering satisfactorily it was said. Man believed drowned lung motor revives Oil Fields question at Parley five in thrilling escape from plane by associated press new York Apt ii 23. Four men and a woman Kasenge rain a seaplane. We o were forced to land in the sea were last night rescued by the Marine police after the sixth member of tin Crew i it Wner of the flying ship swam too Yards to Shore and summoned Aid. The five were Given Succour a Hie disabled Craft a Drifting helplessly about the sea. Several Waves had upon the frail plane threatening momentarily to sweep the Craft Over. By associated Presa Lausanne april 23.�?th question of the near East Oil Fields especially those covered by the Chester concessions Are in the foreground today As the allies and the turkish delegates meet in another Effort to draft a peace treaty acceptable to both sides. Whether the general subject of concessions comes before the conference formally seemed to depend no the j Success of direct negotiations Between British and French Concession holders and the turkish government. As a legacy from the previous conferences the delegates have on their hands such troublesome questions As the rights of foreigners in Turkey and the ottoman debt. The Mississippi Valley consistory and co ordinate bodies will hold a three Day meeting this week Iii the j scottish rite Temple fourteenth Street and College Avenue. East St. I Louis beginning tomorrow morning and closing thursday night. Meni-1 hers of the masonic order from Vari Ous Points in Southern Illinois will participate in the program which will moulded the conferring of a number j of degrees. J All of the visitors will be inter steel Iii the Progress that is being made in the construction of the new Ainard i Temple on St Louis Avenue Between seventh and eighth streets. Friday t will be Given Over to the program of j the shrines. A number from Carbondale expect i to attend the ceremonies. Many shrines Here belong to the East St. I Unis consistory and shrine Wert j National Bank of sept. 23. Last. Thompson Aid goes to trial on graft charge downstate has new City with 16,000 population West Frankfort april 22.�? West Frankfort and Frankfort rights became one City As the result of an overwhelming vote for annexation of the a a Heights to West Frank-1 i loft. The latter City gave 1.657 for prec Lundin is charged j to Only 02 against while Frankfort Heights where Strong opposition was j expected voted 673 for annexation to 280 against. J this amalgamation will mean a i Joity of about 16,000 population and j wipe out the Petty rivalries that have existed Between the f Many years. Only the town and Many interests a re j were can led to trial Here Early today held in common. Many elements in i charged with defrauding the Chicago both cities had Long worked for an i j oar i it t education of $1,000,000 Iii negation. But Small Fry politicians had j s .100i funds. A panel f too Ventre i managed to keep the towns apart so j nth a formed the first group of citizens that they could hold the Small offices j from Winch the state and defense lust when the consolidation can be Hopes to select a jury to hear the Case but it is predicted because too Many Laws cause disrespect Brundage says attorney general of Illinois urges repeal of unnecessary Laws with having defrauded schools of millions by associated press Chic Voo. April 23.�?fred Lundin. I reputed ill Tator of mayor ill Qiu two towns for Hale Thompson and the Republican a Street a Ivic Lcy a j faction and Twenty one c. I. P. S. Co. And linemen Settle strike three convicts escape at Joliet by Joliet convicts at associated press ill. April 23.�?three the state prison escaped from the Hospital Early this morning by sawing the bars of a window in the building dropping to the ground j below and then scaling a Wall. The three convicts were serving various 1 sentences for burglary. Thinking it is their turn next 11,000 a w York Barbers May strike. Victors a Lenin is out of danger. We a Lenin never is., a meeting was Beld Friday after noon in the offices of the c. I. P. S. I company at Marion Between officials of the company and committees of j j the linemen who have been out on i strike since March 6. An agreement j was reached which was satisfactory j to both parties. An increase in wages i Over the 1921 scale was granted the i men this agreement was practically reached Here a week ago but the Busy line Nien remained out another week _ j in sympathy with striking men at an Carbondale dance and jazz music i a ther Point. Tin men turn re Turin d orchestras were Busy the week end. A a work with prospects of Toutine mis the Oriental Melody boys played at understandings practice by eliminated. Christopher last night and the other aggregation consisting of Dwight York Kennon Renfro Wesley Asberry Willard Anderson Norman Beasley and Joe Stotlar played at Royalton saturday night. Carbondale dance orchestras Are weather Illinois unsettled tonight and tuesday. Showers probable except near Lake Michigan. Cooler tuesday in extreme South portion. Effected is not Clear. There is some i Contention that it becomes effective i when the vote is canvassed. Legal Talent in both cities is now determining this Point. I the government census for 1920 showed a population of 8,500 in West Frankfort and approximately 4.500 for the Heights. This has been increased greatly in the past three years and the estimate of 16,- too for the combined cities is very i conservative. The Frankfort which a few years i ago became Frankfort Heights and i yesterday took on another new name j of West Frankfort is one of the old est towns in this Section of the state. J j it was formerly the county seat of i Williamson and Franklin counties and j is the seat of much historic interest. It existed As a Small country Vil a Lac without Railroad accommodation or other improved communication with the world but in its Day was ail important division on the old stage line that crossed the state from Shawneetown to St. Louis. The old St. Louis and Shawneetown j Road which split through what was j then the Center of the City has be of the notoriety that Bas kept Lundin in the a pal lie attention More Cir pc a for several years that probably it will i take eight weeks of questioning i fore a jury Box will be filled. Be raw sugar climbs to new High Mark by associated press new York. April 23.�? cuban raw sugar today reached a new High record since 1920 with a Sale of 10.000 come St. Inuits Street which through bags to a Speculator for May ship-1 the growth of the City and its sex ment at 6 1-2 cents Cost and freight tension Westward is now one of the equal to 8.28c delivered. Raw fun favored residential streets of the tules also touched new High records City. Athlete former Soldier sets dance record by associated press Dallas Tex. April 23.�?r. J. New an local athlete and world War Veteran quit the floor Here at 3 52 of clock ibis morning after setting a record of it hours and two minutes dancing he was allowed a 15 minute Reat period every four hours of lbs endurance test which started at 4 45 p. M. Last wednesday. Ill., or y of of is suspended probing cause by associated press Washington. April 23.�?acting prohibition director. Roscoe Andrews of Illinois was suspended today by commissioner Haynes pending an in j tors causing political vesti gation of the Case of the Groin. Greatest c Mes enrich distillery. By associated press Chicago april 23.�?creation of More respect for Law. Repeal of unnecessary Laws and the simplification of the criminal procedure to the end that Justice would be absolute Safe and sure Are the greatest needs of the Bour in America attorney general Brundage told University of Michigan alumni of Chicago at a luncheon at the Hamilton club to-Day., a ignorance stupidity and criminal machination must not interfere if the inalienable rights declaimed by Jet Ferson Are to lie assured to every j citizen a the speaker said. A no peo j pie can remain contented with the be i Lief that Justice Between Man and Man is hindered or impeded least of All will the american people Long tolerate a bad condition which Stead ily is growing More pronounced. The time is Here when those who stand for a government of the people must demand that All Laws be impartially and expeditiously enforced. A there is an increasing tendency on the part of organized bodied of Citi cens to revert to the custom of the Middle Ages to redress by acts of violence the wrongs done by the violent act of another Iii Illinois there can be no change of venue by the prosecution from the county where the offence is alleged to have been committed. Another restraint upon the state is the abuse of the writ of Hareas Corpus. A the Laws delays were freely discussed by Shakespeare but it remains with us to demonstrate the tardiness of Justice in getting a convicted criminal into the Penitentiary and even when there beyond the hand of the pardoning Power. Punishment if exacted Many times along after the Public has forgotten the offence. Tardiness of Justice and its doubtful application of All the disturbing fac unrest have w contributors to i revolutions Hollis Hale was among fishermen on the Hanks of cig Muddy River fishing yesterday at Murphysboro. He saw a boat on the other Side he wanted. Swimming across the River he took cramps about a third of the Way went under three times and stayed under. I fellow fishermen got him out with Hooks and ropes. He was Laid upon j the Hank for dead anti appeared to he dead. Men walked a half mile i for Aid. Fire chief herring arrived i at the scene about half an hour later with a lung motor. The instrument was applied. After a few minutes Hale moved a Finger. He then tried to get up. He did get up. In a Semi conscious dazed state he frantically handled men with superhuman strength for a few seconds resulting from the Shock it was said. He is Well today. Roads cannot recover past parcel Cost Washington i. 23.�? railroads of the United states which did not receive adequate compensation from the government when the parcel Post was established n 1913, cannot recover the Money now it was held by tin supreme court today. The suit wast brought by the St. Louis Aud southwestern Railroad co. The Road declared ii had carried parcel Post without receiving pay for a year or longer adequate compensation. Indict several prominent men by associated press Boston april 23. William Allen formerly lieutenant governor of Montana is among the prominent men a named in secret indictments returned by a grand jury la St week charging conspiracy to defraud the stockholders of a Boston and Montana corporation and subsidiary companies. The others include George Gallup his s n. Chas Gallup and Chan. L. Former judge of the circuit court and Burill former state Saeli sett. Treasurer of Mas-41 the hard thing about making Money last is making it first

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