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AND OTTAWA FAIR DEALER WEATHER. Unsettled with show ers Wednesday and to night; not much change in temperature. OTTAWA FREE TRADER Ertabllhd 1840 OTTAWA JOURNAL Established 1880 OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, TIKSDAY, MAY 4. 1920. THICK, TWO VOLUM.K 4. -MO. N Ulfyj y in) y msm II mtm Smmm 1U STREATQR IB HURLS www cppo T P.DTCQ Dl a hit niAMPR LOUG Hi omilLII I mm oiiiiui STRIKE SYMPATHIZERS VENT WRATH UPON MINNISES ARE E X-0 TTAW AN S I EMPLOYMENT OF NONUNION WORKERS DRINGS LONG DRAWN OUT TROUBLE WITH SERIOUS DEMONSTRATIONS. (luy Minnis, ii former Oitawan, who now owns the Barter f;iclory In Stna tor. ami his wit" received a linear of curs at the hands of an angry mob of strikers and tlielr sympathizers last evening lollowlng an aitctnlt to break a strike in tlio Barter factory. Tlie trcr.ble, which ; Lirte at ftl'l in the morning, lasted all day and until late 8t night, when Mr. Minnis smuggled in ton yotinj! women to operate tne machines (t the factory an I end tin' :,liU. which has heeti In in'ogress lor right weeks. All day Ir.ng picket marched if.) sin 1 down in front t.f t!n tactory building on Vermillion street insi.l. of which Mr. and Mrs. Minnis and lite Rti young women were winking. Toward evening the mod tail -i le grew ur II it Is estimated the throng was ! wolled to l.ODti. T. H. Tippets, 11 I'iganI; '.'r for the union which was r"- 'ttntlv formed among the i-t riKi-rs. cheered the crowd on. Windows arc' suid to have been broken, and the; building crmimente-l tioni time to! time by festoons of hen fruit v.lhti; were hurled Ircm the hands of the; noisy gathering, j At (1 o'clock. Mrs. Minnis, who I 1 said to have been in the factory; I rem early minting, left to secure j Fomn provisions for an evening ni'ali lor the strike 'leakers, i-he was es-, crti 1 from the building by (.fhocrl Kelly of the Streator p. dice dipart-j ment. i The crowd closed in around her and; mine ancient eggs were thrown. strik-j itig bo h the factor;, owner's w ste ant tho policeman. Mrs. Minnis elud' d , he pursuers and took to her heed.' giving them an old fashioned chaso. Later In the evening Mr. Minn!11 duck his head out ;' the door and proclHimed that he would discuss th" situation with a committee from tie' girls' union. This was claimed by the r trikers to lie a urea' victory for them, as hitherto Mr. Minnis is said to have refused to recognise tho union, j illowever, some hold, bad ' ggs passed thnagh "pace, trilling their t a fuel, which was Mr. Minnis' head, before he could gel In hind tV loci, i I doer iipfln. No srttlenienl was reni h"d at tin. tint conference ho ween Mr. Minnis ami the ci'ls, and a second session was liel lute last 11 i uli I . II is claimed that. at. this meding Mr. Minnis pine- 1 1. tally agreed to accept the workers'' .terms-. Mr. Stein of the Paris (Jar! or eom-i oanv. who purchases the outieif oil the Streator Barter factory; Mr. Mlti nin and the i niiimittoe frntii the union were In session this afternoon, trying to reach an agreeable set t lenient. At one time last night the moli left the faciei", and I .tint) t rliu paraded ' hrr u'.i the mum streets of the) town. The whole city was keyed up j to ii. high pilch while the gaUiming j vn'- on tho streets. j Strikers carried different kinds of j iuirlemen' i of warrant. One young im ,:enn u ll'- II ll,HL .'"ll (it ' rope. She never explained jus st what she intended doing with t ii i s . WAR VETERAN LECTURES AT ST. XAVIER'S HALLmking some amendments to the con j st it ut ion. The last your has been one An Illustrated led are show ing n: "inn from the Americ;;ii front, in France was given this afternoon by T. Prank MrOlinn ,( St. Xavier s h ill. The smile program will bo given to nigh' at 7:4.1. Mr. McUlinn corVed (i.'teen nmntha in France and was comniissioiii d a lieutenant while ho served with niley's bucks. He was gassed in an attack and incapacitated for duty. The public, is totdially invited to at tend thif lecture. LACK OF FUEL FORCES FREIGHTERS TO QUIT tny the AsRoniatcd l'res.) Cleveland, Mav 4. l.aka navigation h h fur as this city is concerned, stop ped today with the exception of pass euser service. No ore was being moved. Luck of coal and inability to move ore because of the railroad strike was held responsible: for the Jieup. ALLEGES ANOTHER STOLE HUSBANDS A FF E CTI 0 N S-S U E S STREATOR WIFE OF ONLY FCW YEARS CHARGES SOUTHERN MISS WITH HAVING USURPED HER PLACE IN SPOUSE'S ES TEEM. Mi,,. Mildred Kynu of Marled suit for divauce ii ciiit Court this morning ( ha St renter, the Cir ink' Miss Addie McCanell of City with having usurped the I'oint. Va., ffectinn of her husband. Allen '. ityan. She al leged that she and Allen Ryan were married December It', lt.17 and lived together until August '.', K VMS. Sir- alleges that her hiistiand was guilty of mieoiiducl with Miss MeCarrell on I v, .,,,, ! 1'iiy in Virginia. I She asks" the rigid to resume her j m-..i i mime i,f Mildred Mitchell, and .,,,,,.. i .. in e mi-. . eive tier ali ! ..,,.1 .. 1 1 ..,.,,. leec I ' ' 1, ' J -.u rv.-.t. I Threatened with Death. j Charging that her husband. Joseph; Siremlau of Peru threatened to take ;ber life. Mrs. Stiemlau secured a war- rant last, niglit in her home town and ihad her better half put under ninety Idays peace bond. She related a tale of hard luck an.t .l a tamii.v row v.meu i.enninaled in a threatened murder rnahlo to turmsli lionds Mreuitaui ln.(. un ;was brought to Ottawa this morning ' . , ,p ,!;... ;hy Lepu.y ShertlT Stedman and p too d . . jn ,,. ,. at I 111 ,M""-V Ja" "' ' '""ithe .-:(, talked over Hips to Ca '"""!s- hernia. Released on Bonds , .loslieb .laginski and Kelix Sw oe- I hadinski, the La Salleans who were ,,f Cliatnpaicu. She testitied that site, arrerte.l on Saturday, charged wii)iwl,s ., neighbor of Mrs Hartshorn's! having held up :;rodedy Stratigrone. j sjK,.r t-s. ,1. 'I-. Lee in Champaign j in his gnu cry store on Saturday and :,nd that she met Mrs, Hurl -horn while I stolen f ' l lieni his hip pocket, were j , M visiting her isler. Slie t ( . it . released llom ine couniy joii t, r;t nmtii on $1.oim ho;ui. 'I lie mother of tin-;.,, lormer and the grindmothei' ot the latter, tv.o La Salle Polish wiiuien, signed Hie bonds. BOAT CLUB TO ELECT DIRECTORS NEXT WEEK The annual bus iness meelillg and of the oiiavvn ! election of ollieoio P.o.it club will be held on Monday eve;iing. May I'll, al the clubhouse. I Preceding Hi" business session, which 'will start promptly at N:" o'clock, a. j supper will In- . eived to all active I members. The iiiiraniali'itl nominating cnlll mlltee has pooled a list, of noiuili i tiotis tor directors on the club bull. 'tin board. Thri " of these men are to he chosen to serve terms of three years, and one tor one year. The shite fol lows: For i hr " years: Thomas II I'arrell. Heorge S. Wiley. I . W. I ti t wer. Jr. W. I llibbs. Paul C. lieohluer. W. I. Ilibbo. Paul H. Meohiiier. red II. Sandeio. For one year: Dr. (i. A. Carr. Waller Kruland. The polls are to he opened at !,:..! In the afternoon ami close at S:t;. in .'tie evening i.niy nie .acitve me o ar-1 to parlicipale in the voting, i A I. the business session some till ' poi'tant malt'Ts are to lie brought up. including the increasing of the mem- liersliin ilui,u fin .he enmim' veal, and .of the most successful the club has ever passed thru, and some of the most enjoyable social enteit ainni"nl s I held for many years, have been given ; in tin1 club house. DANIELS PROMISES TO SEND MORE SHIPS j ' iiv the AssiirlHTeil l'.pt-H) i Washington, May -1. While no or dors have been issued for additional ; j warships to go to the east eoasi of (Mexico, Secretary Daniels said today: ships would be sent "if they were needed." WILSON SIGNS BILL INCREASING PENSIONS Washington. May 4. President Wil-J son has signed the Fuller pension bill ; increasing the pensions of Civil war: e.:id t'.'.e widows of i.ther dependent nf vpterans to $.10 a month. mm STILL HAS SPOT LITT INA.E. IRISH GISTLR 01-' WIDOW ON WI'INCo'i GTAND IN SENSATIONAL WILL CASK ON TRIAL IN CIRCUiT COURT TELLS OF VISITS TO T EOT ATOMS HOME. The I la 1 1 short v. ill hi';-. Ik en nil 11 ial ill III'1 since hu t week, colli ir.il Oiliest wll'la ( iron.) colt-; il during He , Mis. .1. I. if Mrs. Man bite A If i ' day. I. ale this nil!! Lie ot I'rliana, a sister i 1 1 it It - i 1 1 1 rt I widow of tin Hartshorn who left r anil her t vast Asa. the principal part ot in. tale look the stand. I .Mrs. Lee told of vrdls to Hie Hurls- j horn home and bow her sister treated; her husband with consideration and excellent care. On cross oNaniiltal ion it developed that she did hot make Hi" lip to La Salle count v to tie' as a witness in the case, but came to a'- j tend the funeral of her hither in snv ; on last Sunday, ami .nil ton -now uo, yesterday that she was ,o teMtly. Mrs. A. S. Weeks ,,. ( hampnign. wu - ; estilied yesterday was agattt calh-.l ,o tne wmiess eii.ui . . i- this morning and retiuuneil t ooe almost ikhui. She related many un' d ; li'tle i incidents she had noticed visited at h" llait.diorn It .hen sle j oe in I -i Salle, which cau -ed her to bej-e He,l Mrs. Hartshorn was a devoted v ifc. Late, ves-erdav alternoiitl I. K. Keel S!,o ;, m;,.;;nl ,vi,h wll. . . Air,.,i 1 1 :. 1 1 -! i in traded dnr- hj . uv im(, t)(),. ,,,,, ,, (, (). kl),)wilu, Mr. Hartshorti during .m( ))f hunt., f (n, )k(1 ,,p s..l1,l, Ml. ,,a , " W.1(J ,., , )n , .. wh() ,llini .La-geil when it could w s Mr Keely was followed by Mi -ee,s, wife of A I orney A S We ; ; ,, making a trip with ner ii'.e-.oano r rr., y,y. I.ee tn the liar : horn home in S"!tciiitiT I hi.", and opelidillg a week t here, j She dio-cribed Mrs. Hartsieirn a., a t devoied wile, leliing lm- she sel'-el-led the t.-n.d that ler husbaiid liked 'best, whbo at the table and nrepapd j liis plate, handing it to him. She also I told of one occasion when she and I Mrs. Loo visiled Starved Rock. This lime she said Mrs. Hartshorn did not want to go with them, but said she j would remain home with her hu';lisnd I Mr. Hartshorn insisted thai his w he i ;v company 1 hem. ! She also told of being invil al out lo dinner several times, bill that Mr;. I Hartshorn refused to go and w uld re main at home with her husband. Sin1 told of reading the papers In the aged man and of hearing her husband read ! them -o him. She declared thai Mr. Hartshorn discussed the topics of the I day and the markets with Mr. Week1! land was a ppa re ' 1 1 well informed on w nut was going en. At this I hue she said Mr, I la rt sb r'l was aid" o, distinguish ligh1 from d irk. for she had often seen him P ave his chair in the living room, and go unassi-,ted to the bath room. Sh " claimed she was told that he could tell his way bv a window which threw ii bright ligln in the bath room. FARMER PAINFULLY CUT BY OAT SEEDER t hri. p ! her Smi'li. ;i ing in Kail River 'own Ottawa, bad the niislo fully injuring his right homer i-esid j hip. soul Ii of i tunc of I'.ain I hand yi -lor 1 day atieiaiooe The accident occurred: at the home of Mr. Smith while he was; repairing an oat seeders, lie was; removing some cogs when in some manner tin y turned, trapping his fa ir1 linger.-, on his i ighl hand. ! All lingers were seiiously cut and' bruised. He was removed to l!ybu:'nj eospital, where Hi. A .1. Itnberl ; at 'ended him. Twenty .stitches were taken to close tin wounds on Hi" in jured man's hand. Today he is re ported us getting along tib-ely, ard : will be able to use his hand in pn.'.i itbly a week or ten days. 57 DEATH TOLL IN OKLAHOMA TORNADO Muskogee, Okla.. May 4 -The deaPi toll of the storm tha destroyed Peggs Oklahoma. Sundav nigh: stood tit of- ty-seven today and physicians esl imn-! ted possibly a score of injured would: die. There was one great funeral this1 morning for the remains of ihe vie- tinis of th." 'ornado. whole families being placed in a single! grave. N CONTEST DO IT : p. I tll "Pinch that O ,fiAcoP!y fop VY GIN' RIEI IDE PR AFC K E VEISS DECLARED NOT GUILTY OF EREAKIHG LAWS AFTER JURY TRIAL ON WARRANTS SWORN TO DY IN SPECTOR WILSCN IN THE FIRST TRIAL CF ITS KINO. A el (. O t gin:! da i roe -1 plu. We-l n, cit; . was rondis - l ernoiill at a . Koenig's ot ibing t i fiii of defendant plumbing in The dote. I, i. id !i, a jtliy trial in .1 ixt: I . lice, in which I'r.ilcke ,v- and William t peclor, com p!a i na tit ants, w ho . pi t a! e a a. heaiino ai.il Kaol Main I r. : . i rest a week ago against them, the i for alleged v i i I , i -'. iuoiii ct ion la w . nn the Pistol, o ,V al least six o! the ie violation is saiii lambing sin ,i on were placed u:i,,-r on warrants b .-seal i C' .lilt of compla ml :lcu ot the piuinidn Wilson alleged H iss linn iokitod ordinance:,. 'II to ha vi Jan. 7, oeeiiLi'oil is 1 li.at w a- t tie I in week lolh.wiiig da V t he pllin, a- ing pffmiis v V Wei.:; by .' plumbing nl : at I -.Pi We, : I is.-seii to Prafel," hi lo install ceilaiu w iy bllib buui'.i'low Volte st reet , iiii oo N'e a m 3 a ii I family. (Cpierl b. Mr. u il -a hi ,1 n d thiti a in mid rv I a . pa i i il ion : was ins! a lieu w t i hoot i ei uiii . 1 lot j div ided in t i jit! I lie housi I ing dev. n to the o.i Mr. Wilson : i a i"J it their irre-.i, p not that tut tn i vent had oeen pi ie ledail! '. I r j should be, am I such a. -. lo;1' ha j ill's 'i"l llX.fe i The purpios 1 v a! so v. or ;.: installed in a drama'.:" em the tu'is. as there SO't he j.elllltv III 1 , . ntii le: - I hail $ 1 0 a )ip '.oe I i i l oll coming I t'llo I '! : - Hie : I ,'e l'i i ins o: l h I her i la! oil Iiv na.. I l':i f in .pet lo: IS led lol pipes were not i , ; and I hat w hen i : the waste Wil tor Mill r rained stance Moor. I'l I ol twelve toot o T! " pipe p-adi: said 'o have no to I lie H'll nr. . u lliiiu the Hon'- Uioliaid Ka I holograph"!-. , the stand fo- I stated Ihat mi look several dill leged infrac'ion W ililt" -il i:n : end so local o. the I e onm. Sin lay a :' Vo wi'l, !! oils la I oi l I I take! at. lie: llitlg II'' f the al- i 'l.l ra tor BLUEBEARD BLAMES 2 FIRM WINS FIRST ) UNDER INSPECTION 0 INSANITY FOR CRIMESislrycr at ,C:1 oc,ock tod- illy tie PI Centre. And!'"w Wat left today fo taills bet wee 1 liege, w hel e coiltos.sion 11" ,'-: 1 1 1 IHII-,1 I'l'e.-SS lain.. Mav 4. Walter oil, alleged bluobeaid, i ilie spnl ill the inn in I Id t entro and Sun according to bis repui -d reci ut Iv buried t he body cf Xilia I.ee Hodoney, one of bis wives. whom he had previously slain. ! Will son spetn a restless night, on the train from l.o Angeles, repeatedly telling 111" oliicers be was not respon isible for his acts and reiterating the ; argliinetil s and claims of insanity In1 ! advanced yesterday in the form of 'i written statement lie told the olli- cers he believed they failed lo Mrs. Heloney'-, body bcciiuse be "bent it. up to get it into a Dlace. nariMW i mxie Lend. Calif.. May 4.- lot Nina Lee Deloney waa NOW! CASE INANCE Mr. Wilson. Tl were offered as i v ideiici . ( Wilson Testifies. William Wilson was next lo lake the .stand. He stall d that his dulv was lo make a general supervision M ,all pluiii'l ing wurk in the city ot Ot j Pitta, and to issue plumbing permits to plumbers i:i :h" (i'y. I!" sti ted I hat such p, rmils w ere i --.sued to i Ptalcke K: Weis on Jan. 7. I'.e'U. giv ; ing tiicni the authority to install bath i, nibs, a cislorti. a cesspool, closet and i several minor tilings, bul not a i.aun ' dry tub nor laundry trays. He also ; staled that jt. was iuipossihle to draw ' v al el- lie ai t it" I u'.s to I he cesspool 1 without spilling it all over the lloor, as , ii was same as throwing a bucket full ;nt water ea the lloor. expecting it to : all go do .Ml 1 he pool. I le tar: in r ! s la'cl l a.H Iran.-; and vi :its should j have been ia; tailed it! I he pipes lead- i ing I nun ih" tubs, Put they were nois Nt?rtney on Stand. T. .1. Nerluey, present oceiipan: of the le'ddi ace ai Lafayette street, took 'he stand and offered brio 1 1 . I i 1 1 my. One Defendant Tcrtif ss. MilP.u Weiiir. was the Hr-'t lo take toe stand on th" defensa s side (, the I rial. I le slated I hat pis p u t ner. i I-1 e( Pralcke, was I he man w lio lid I tli" plum 'ing a' I a i ; oe la in i av idence. 1 He i a: t !or stiit i that an inoa a nd a 1 half : i i" w as ir i d for Hie drainage ! e' the waste water from the hiundiyi I ubs, 'and that it was not necessary : I lor a trap or iivent to he installed, as I i w.i. is.! i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 oli I v, it Ii t he sew el' j j and si v, ; o.as i; aid, t h"reo!'e-, not s h:o k into 'in boti,.". ! .loan I. I ';'.!', . nias'er I'liimlier in the ! oil ;. ol : im a nn .r 1 1: it I .. years, in",' I I" titiod r the di .oiidanls. He slat i d isil he hit ! looked over the ; and ti . ' I i b.a I il w a . good plus: i tile toil he,' si aleil ( hat ;! ie e, - ! i'l: tilled 111 I h" house. I hi osgii i, I i I'.iiil" w a ' or w ,e ui dr.: in , w : 1 foil i "ioh pool I In-n- . oolll'l is no di il 1 Hell i. nd ii shoulil lake the w a eis i l-'r. d I 't 0 1 I; i was the a:, in t il.e i tie . I ami ami I al 'd I ji a l I he pom Wil a ,nlr-iueh Olio. I h ii!g si a ' omen! w o l the i't'ortieys an. I h" to l lie jury . Alter a limit u: ..-ii..:. ion t In - il l urno.'i then mud" "I come H it "ii minute.-' verdict of not guilty. M ' in . rs of I he jiirv w "''e ; Will i,, m pi ! Il :.',iu T. P ( a ii. ; ii, isi Pio, a-. Fred .ill, bull rev. Kdwanl Ps't'iis, ami II. N, '.Il Alio tioy John tig ii'-ti I tor Mi" di fondant , At 'i::ai"y lion: . W""se hu iMiam A I ill ! n and :': y :lsou. the search in t party directed by Wal ter Andrew Watson, hrr alleged ROTARY ELECTS HARRY KELLY PRESIDENT Lieu'. Hail v P. Keliy wa- e!ec' I ! ju'estdeiil of the IPilar.v Club '.h.s I morning ;r a u ; mg ot Hie newlv elected bnaid ol d i i"i t U's Lieut. Kol . ly who is an oei-seas v.-tertin of ho , world war will succeed W. N'cYov ! S'rawn, w lio bar. headed the. organ;,: i j t ion for Ihe ..at y on r. The other o!iio"is el a ted follow: Vice President Vincent Dougherty. Treasurer (leorge O. Clover. find ; The club, which is one of tin.- lea ' had i ing men's orgainzai ions in the luisi- ! ness and social lit" of the city, expe s I to have a very pmsperous and hen" The body! lieial year under Lieut. Kelly's leader found by I ship. COMPLETE HETUfJfJS smu ARtw mi is xmm ifj maw ( lly tlt Asiiolnte1 front) ) liallimore, Md., May. 4. Major General Leo nard Wood defeated Senator Hiram W. Johnson of California in an unusually light vote yesterday . r in the primaries for ESTATE OE $24,000 LEFT TO SISTERS By A LATE CHARLES KNICKERBOCKER MAKES MRS. PARR AND MRS. j BOWERS PRINCIPAL HEIRS ! NIECES BEQUEATHED SMALL ' SHARES, j t 'Piie will of the bile Charles Knick erbooker. who died a I. bis home in Mar 'sejlles on April 1 Till, was filed for pro biite today. Mr. Knickerbocker's prop erty consists of a farm in i.a Salle county, valued at 2J.(b and personal property valued at $-',niiiii!. I'nder the terms of the document Kit on Hrun bacb becomes the administrator. ! Two nieces. Carrie II lCnickerbokei !iind Mildred J. Knckerbocker ito receive legacies of $"jU each are n each while two other' nieces, Rebecca and given $ I.IHK! Louisa Martin are to be each. The reshlU" ot the estate goes to two sisters. Stilly A- Pair and Lorinda Mowers. A pet it ion for letters of aiiminist- trillion was tiled m the estate oi nuns Kasiuussoii, :i Miller township fanner who died on April -Ith. leaving a lt'.n iiere farm and $s,uu i worth of person al property. The entire estate is val ued al about $Jii.uuu. Harvey XnU'lil has. been appointed administrator. Tin- widow, Mrs. Clara llasmus:-a:i, and the followng eight minor i hiblreu, Viola. Florence. Alice, lioululi. Chnr lolle. Certrude. Siias and Pail an- the heirs RQUDYISM BREAKS AMONG 1ST SIDE GANGS; HURL ROCKS COMPLAINTS ACCUSE GANG OF! LADS WITH "HOUGH NECK" PRACTICES POLICL ARE IN-! STRUCTF-D TO MAKE AFBESTS! 01 ALL Off LNDLnti IN FUTURLl . o W t the thro hoy : on la-en : I i pp( .a," ol We: pf.o line 1 1 1 g O! I'lIC III I I s!r""l ha 'rolli'liliei i:,i. I uiperinr pi. Hi e. I bv tin si (Ulawa have which made il it , 1 1 1 ma lie ea 1 1, liigbi iiboii! s on ill was made al wer" alleged ! slelies at people I : I I oe s a I Wo -I look in i 'l: e hoi , lor blue ci intawa l-a.-t The til-. I I ahnnl. P.oy ii throwing passing bv. - made for th they could t A throu'-'b young "no' seii roll t ! -." 'Idle , l.alayei thi dl v'y to p. r,i" pie ill bill not be toand. niie.e ai -' si ; t in from :id mil was Two ware t i'ii t slat ing t ii.i' bovs v ii y I here a nd i von w ere d' -Mi'Ugii In t brow . tola s it -' " lindr own yards. On" boy. Il'.oimiil to have lieetl in the ga ' tal-.-u into custody by the j."l: w a - Inter released. I ga , hi.-a- Charles I'ngi" of Lauvctt" lie stonily denied Hial ll" Ihl" .stones, il" a'c-o staled that i not know oi arv of the boys w !n but In a . anv e did w er ' do'tig Hi" throwing. Chief Crowe iiiino'ineo'l tin in oil ing that all limits wore reached w ith the young boys of I lie ' i i : H'1 slat i d ! Ii it 1 hey were gi , on a ( hatn e by being warms! not to b-t He-u rom1-i-in occur again. I n tin pa. id fo :' tetilion to tho order Any bov e. night beleiit!.'!' will be at'i'"-ted. according to the chief and will sp ml a tiice lit tle all night's session in tii" calalmo-o, "d probably v, ill be lined on top "l that. MARSEILLES 11 Maryland's preference for the republican nom ination for president by a majority of 7,841, according to practically com plete returns today. The few missing precincts are scattered and are not expected to materially alter tho re sults. The vote was Wood l.l.ihih; John son C.O.atl. California In Doubt. San Francisco, iMuy 4. Whether California's delegation of twenty-six to the republican national conven tion next June will be pledged to the candidacy of Sen. Iliram W. Johnson or Herbert C. Hoover was- tho chief issue and the prbipal point of in terest in today's president ial primary election. The democrats and prohibit ionista also will elect an equal number or delegates. The democratic list is un pledged, while the prohibition dele gates will endorse the nomination of Henry Clay lloodham of I'O Angelest. Four Running In Indiana. Indianapolis. May 4. 'Special inter est in the Indiana, preferential ri imiirv todav centers in the republican . . . . . s I. i,.l. presidential coniesi in wunn the leading aspirants are asking the support of Indiana voters. Major (Jen. Leonard Wood, Oov. V. O. Ixiw den of Illinois, Sen. Hiram V. John son of California and Sen. Warren O. Harding of Ohio have, all had tho active support of state wide organ izations and each has conducted a, eemprehonsive speaking tour of the Stilt". There are no candidates for Dem ocratic nomination for president on the ballot and the Indiana law for bids the writing in of names. Any attempt to write in the name of a. candidate will invalidate the entire ballot. This announcement, was of ficially made last night I y tlie state hoard of eleilion commissioners. Harris. Is. Hogan. Cell. Wood's stato manager, la d night, declared he 'be lieved the general would receive a plur; iity of Dti.unu. Voting Is Light. Indianapoiie. 'May 4-Karly voting thruoiit the stai" in the first, preferen- lv ial primary in Indiana was comp.ir.i- lv light. This was true In rural dis- Ihe tr-aiauers declining to tor ihoir already delayed work to go to the polls on a fair and warm nay. Lnless one candidate receives a. majority over all others in the race lor the' presidential nomination dele gates to the stale convention will go uiiinslrueled. MERLE M'EVOY TO WED J0LIET GIRL Joliel. Mav I. (Special. I Df fier hert S. Worlhley, ::I2 Kicbtmls slls . .IIi. i , iiiiuo'iiioes the engagement ot I. Is ,!:,iio!ite. P.eatiaoi1 M a I'.v to .7. M. Mcl'Aoy. on of Mr-Mel-vov n Ultavii, I and Mrs. .1 I.. I. The wedding will lake place 11! June. I'll" eel I,'!.', ngagi meiil, ill! outcome oi a lomanc "gall when .vi iss Molsvov were stu a I'niversity. a popular meluber She grailuated ip high school In l.ak" forest fill While in high ted ih" most pop hool. She took a Woithley and d' nt : ;il Lain Mi I' 'Mi ,M i s: Worthb ,a ill,- youin'ei Iron! Join t lo it 17 and a""1 v , r Uy Hi'"" ..oliool he t:i!- lled ular girl It i in ,a! hb t ics both in i ml ai I.ak" Forest and chauiplnnsh'ps at. both Uoun'!eii! p; high . i hool wi.n tennis ill: I ll III lolls. Mr. M. Is.oy gradaaled from the ( niawa high si h'-ol in P.H I and from Lake -,rest I'niversity in PtP-b He is mm emploved a' Hie Joliet, plant ol .he American Sua 1 and Wire com pany, 126 YEARS OLD FORMER RESIDENT OF COUNTY EXPIRES AT OMAHA illy thr Assui'iiited Tress.! Oni. ih i, Neb., May t. - Thomas Mer its, aged l-'I years, died Saturday morning at the home of Charles Mit i"ii en a ranch near Ansley, N' h. Mr. Morris vas fornierly ii resident, of St -eater and Plackstou" He moved I rom the former city to Nebraska In I - v:. He is survived by one adopted son. Chillies Mill"!!. Proof of a Proverb. Clothe-i do not make the man. T they did there would be many raorf good men. IJulTalo Kmiuirer.