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OTTAWA PRC! TRAM OTTAWA JOURNAq lUbliabtf 1Mi VOLUME 4.-NO. IfB ID CELEBRATION WILL CITY'S GREETING ID NEW YEAR BOOZE LID ON TIGHT UNDER WATCHFUL EYES OF LAW NO SPARKLING WINE; PARTIES SCHEDULED FOR TO NIGHT PROMISE MARKED CON TRAST WHEN COMPARED WITH THOSE OF FORMER YEARS CITY TO CLOSE UP SHOP OVER HOLIDAYS. Congressman Volenti and the eighteenth ameiitlinent will not ha many quarters tiWit"iITKt?iiHind; hero or Co. V, Vl'.nU Infan C-.-asted til Ottawa watches the ol.l year depart and 1H21 ushered in. In the greater part of the city It will he a strictly dry celebration, and at f w social gatherings or family parties will th" guests be allowr:! la imbibe thing stronger than ginger 1 1 ! alt any- or grape juice. II will be a N w Year's ev, strh :ly in accordance with the views r" Vi'- 1 ia in Jennings Pry-in. ami there will, lie. little if any use for the sleuths In j lie on trail of lbuior sellers or pur-' chasers, for as fir as the reportorn staff Is aide to ascertain can't b found and bought. Dealt rs who willing to take a chance upon it were ,itda- Hon of the dry laws a t' w weeks a-- pre raid to now he c ing every pre caution against illegal booze sale--, following the issuance of eleven in junctions against I. a Salle county sa ioon keepers in Judge l.andis' court in Chicago. C'onseiiucnlly the city iwli-iher or not it wants to) will celebrate a -ane. rafe New Yeai's eve with little dive-, slim from the straight and narrow pat h. Watch part ies will he he, by most of tho churches- in the city and in many of the homes. The 0;M fel lows' hail will lie the scene of a gay party given by the members of iho Florence Robe'kah lodge tonight and a big dance will be held in Armory (". Tomoirow niglil dances will be le-'d liv the Masonic and Knigiits of ('' Iambus lodges at their club room--, and the. member of hi. l-runois. pari-d will hold a dance and eni crt-iinim-hl at Schuefer's hall. At the Klks' lody n turkey dinner will lie served tomoi row at noon and in the late nttorm-.ni a matinee dancing party will be In I I. Thrre will be. the usual New Year's resolutions penned and leaven taiael over freh (intl clean, to be blown bind, by tho January blasts toward the mid dle of the month. People will swear off from every l ad habit and on .l.r.t. 1, 1M22, will make the same resolu tions again. New Year's and Sunday falling to gether will give the employe of (' tawa olllces and business houses a two-day holiday. Following ihe usual custom of not opening up on Jan. 1. all the business, houses in the cii y will close their doors tonight and will not. reopen until Monday morning. The day will also he a gala hniur coinltiB event for Ottawatis in nearby cities. Kach incoming train today brought loads of friends and relative ; to visit, in Ottawa homos over th week end. Employes Take Holid?y. Following tile custom of previous years, there wil be no edition of the Wee Trader-.Iournul tomorrow, the of litters nnd employes of the paper Jol i Ing with the rest, of the city in cele brating the holiday. BANDITS SHOOT AND KILL TRUCK DRIVER Chicago, Dec, '!!. --Three bnndlU f.hot and killed Joseph Schweitzer, driver of an auto truck loaded wllh (train alcohol and whisky, and wound ed his companion In an titltniptel holdup. The loud was the ptoperty of a patent medicine concern.' The bnndltM escaped without procuring any . plunUtir. . . . EREE ;o). Fni IW" BE REMAINS OF LIEUT. RECEIVED IN OTTAWA; BODY ACCOMPANIED BY SOLDIER FROM CAMP GRANT ARRIVED HERE ON EARLY MORNING TRAIN PUBLIC FUNERAL AS FINAL TRIBUTE TO DEAD HERO. Resting In a heavy oak casket, which was covered 'by a huge Amer ican flat;, the body (if Lieut. S. V. try, arrived in Ottawa at 3 o'clock this morning. The remains of Lit lit. Hayinond are the first of any soldier who died overseas during the world war to he received here. Ottawa 1'iiemls did not know on what train the body was to arrive, and consequently when it was lifted from ille baggage car of the Rock Isl and no one was there to receive it. It was tent home in charge of -Private William H. Ititldle of i'ani (Irani, who acted as military escort for the ' government. I v l . Riddle made ar I ratigemeiits niton ms arrival nere 10 have thi body t.ik chapel, where ii a to the Cludt'eiter will remain until al service. lime lor the nine: The casket, were shipped oil", ha ving hi in which the remains is un American made mi muiiufat aiircil hy I he Springfield C;isket Co. field, .Ma -. It js liue-l of wi-lt Spnng- llielal lie inner box wheli w, fore lea v ing Fl m e. A made r--. t i i ( ; aft 'I pink and suniiur-i r i-e violeis, was on lop of Th ' rough box had n eiled since it Bib !',s, France. It was of t-v'r.i ,- Sealed he i ir:-.e l-'l -'Hell b-ial lb- ,vcr -, i and double ;hr III. . .,.. 1 ii op- 1 1 1 i-i vend 'lied s he.iv. atui reinfon ed w iih lia Tb" liaiidh s w ere rivet i of ii i i which wore i'l.-i'i No t Ho: i w iii lie madt 1 I ,o id' s. I, lawn relatives of l.iein. ; id to vould i i p- n the. lid of I In i ollin. ,o Ir1 iiup"s:-:be )u l-cI tliro'u,! i.'lg ,t('iO Ille cuter lid l:l'.' . ! ' I l.gemeli) W ill u" I to-rrjit i n- I h" funeral mm , , will be held on S;;;;d.iy ,,;(, 2 r't Iock al A r-norv ( '. It i ed -liis will be the lartov. 'onpleied winch IMttei at '' e-qi' -c ' fii'it ral el. (Hi. m ..fit . Kay UU'I I--I1U-ti l- time I m, has of the ar-Kiij-m Hid. iii ,1.1 ,,ol in O'l'twa ever held iu Otlawa. Li e-'s". who served with i iom! a n ol..: et in t lie rati" a:)d was -.vdh li in: 1 v killed .'. ugusi. iii-en plac-'t! in full charge langemetits by Mrs. C;n 1 the widowed mother of lb: tlier. I'.uiial will he made or. 'iVelllie eeaieler.v. His moiber utn1 hi ? ! .vo lit' phan children, .lean and I'.i'.lv his noa ": s 1 1 : vi a .,- 1 1 1m ivi. W d'e, Mrs. Nell: - Ci.v -m tel. (II ait Hi '.nllnenza in O " ih until I h S i fter the il"'i hlilltl. Pvt. Ill, bile only : PUS : of her i-, cntiaiiiei! Mie - ) to Ottawa, an- - . 1 1 r ( from iii' ) ii,,i.is nit a in i iii: , sited the iii'.':or ii 1 secUl'eil he'' leiiiains h'otii Chun ither escort havi.ig l."li, N. I., to th" il This in-lining h" vi (it1 Lieut. Payinoli I, idgmituie to lie then left discharged I a receipt for Ihe holy, for Camp limit, having lis official il u (. as es- coil. Flag For Mother. The Pag on which the ci .1, t Is dratied will not lie buried Willi the I but atoniing n,.- m.-tnic. ; lions of the governinieii will he pre sented io th- mother, Mrs, Carrie Raymond. The government does not penult a flap lo he buried lieiiealll the sod, Arrives Early Today. Tim remains wore reclevc-l 'i"re on mi early train over tin1 Uock IHund read tills morning and taken to the Gladfdter undertaking ruoino, wlo-re S. t RAYMOND AR TRADER- AND OTTAWA FAIR OTTAWA, HOME! '. ,WSlffl Lieut. S. V. Raymond, In Whose Mem ory All Ottawa, Sunday. Will Pay Homage. liny now are. Tliey wore iiccom pa n ied from Chicago by Private Wil Ham U. Kiddle. Ciunpany 12, ,'C'd I'nited Slates Infantry, stationed at Cam;) (Irani, who otllclally turned the body over to the undertaker am! then turned to his regiim tit. The box lontainlni; the casket was a .k -'v-y , one. securely bamied w ith iron and fastened with imit. ami in hirihcj, ilesignat ing ihe body as that of Samiii 1 W. ll.iyiiiond. fir.-t lieut' n u lit ('onipany F, II'ih Infani !;.,'' and was et. v o rod with an Ainci'Vaii tlag l ample sk'.c. Tile Ibig, die escorting soldier explained, could hi: retained here, but it was not expected to be buried with the- body, but might if so desired he givu to the family of the ollicer. The cu-!ct will probably be routin ed a' the undertaking rooms uiiiil :.-u . day morning ami then removed to the armory for lie- funeral t xei'cisos. Meft At Lodqe Rooms. ('apt. (lapeii. vtho will act as mar shal of ihe luneial corlei-i'. r-'t!iests all organization.-, that are to take part in the services to report at their 1 meeting piace on Sunday at Jil.i. , AU'inliei's of Coiupany C will report at Armory C. i A meeting of ropre.-entat:vi-s of jComuany C. ihe American Legion, the ' Mair Carriers ,-iml Clerks' association. Odd Fellows. :i nt I li Maecab"".- t will be held t'Uiighi al T o'clock at . the (lapt.'ti druu store to i-.take ar I raiict nie'its for tin- funeral service I uinl to secure tin- places of these I organizations in the line of march. j Company C ami the American il was aiiiiounot d totlav , w ill l hie at 1 : l"i at the armory to Leuion assent escort ihe rema ns. Honors Dead Hero. In memory of Lieut. Raymond, the window decorations whit h were plac ed iu the Mef."je- laoiis' shop on Sept. L'. llll, win n the news of his d"alh reade-il here, will he placed again iu ;ho window Sunday. The window was tin- most artistic, piece of ile. oraling seen in otlawa in many a day. and was a piece of art iom: to lie remember! t by those who saw it. GIVES ALL OF TIME TO PROSECUTOR JOB Foi mal announcement of his w iih-i draw ii from the law tirm of Kelly, Kellv Kellv was matle today by! : State's Aitorney Harry F. Kelly.1 Tin- decision to ilevoie all his time! ,tto Ills ollice as prosecutor was reacu- ed by tlie state's aitorney today. "1 I j til that 1 have all I can do to -handle the duties of my present of.; jlite," said Mr. Kelly, "ami I inlay l reach oil the decision to withdraw for' 'at least four years from linn of which' my fiither is senior and my brother 1 junior members." ! U. OF C. PROFESSOR AT BAPTIST SUNDAY The will h i mi ! : III 0 ii of tlte Haplisl church l 1 1 1 -1 1 next Sunday evening b. Or. P. (1 Of CIlil'ilL'O. Mode of the I'tiiwrsliy Mr. Mode, is well known among Otlawa I'.apllsts and ha pre iched hero before on numerous oi casions. Th" morning sorvio" at Ki.in o'clock will be In iharpe of L. L. Thompson, leaclier of Hie men s liibio (hiss. Opfns Stove Repair Shop. The $eiai assumpsit suit started In October by the Home Insurance com. puny agaiusl IV II Clark was dismiss ed by the iilaluHlT in Hie plain: iff's cost totlay In the Circuit Court. I ILLINOIS, VI 1 1 DA Y, DECEMBER HI, 1020. ' 1 1 o., fss r 'i i i j- ' Clear the CANVASS OF CITY IS BEING MADE FOR NAMES OF YOUTHS UNDER 16 WHO ARE NOT AT TENDING SCHOOL QUIRED BY ILLINOIS AS RE STATUTE. A hous" to hou a ea:i;i:s. innipil in a census of all children under the age of It; years who a;e working, is bring made this wc 1 k by the (Mtaw-i High school, uai ht-rin;; data tor ihcii vocational school, which will be o.s tabli iteit u, xt fall. Foiln.v ing lie passage of a state hiw. every child ia tin- stale under t; years of a-e ivill he coinpelb d to attend some kind (if -i Vocational school eight hours tilth week. This w ill lieees; iliite the oruaiii.n lion of a v m ;il ionul etlaeat ional itisti tut ion. arranging new chtsses and slatting an entirely new depart men! of burning at the towmhip high school. Principal ( . II. Kingman va l.'lialile to stati today bow many b-i.v -and irls in Otlawa wouid be ulteeiei1 by the law ami j its. i how large tin- tv rollnie'ii in the new school will be. As soon as the census i completed tentative a rraKgeiii' in s lor Hie open ing of the institution will be mad. by the board. The (iit.ivva Chiiniber of ('omnn icr gives out the follow itig bulletin on Hi" vocational law for the inlermatioti of numbers ami ciiicns giaerally: At the pil'ti session of lb" lliiaoi's It-:: isbi I 111 e liiws were etiacied provid ing for the t stahlishment and m.iiute nance of part lime or continuation sclioois. the cDiiipub-ory attendance of 1 upils. pri scribing the course of in struction and providing state aid therefor. The Ini'oiToat ion in this bulletin con tained ia limited to such as affects the, Ol In w a dist i ii t. The Ottawa High school ant hunt i"s j ire oblii'.iil to provide instruction for1 all children between the ages of 111 and HI years who are not in regular, attendance upon regular or full tini" : schools. In H'-- the upper lain i-t in j creased In IT ami In 11'-.'. tn Is yours. I These schools must lie ma ill! ii ine 1 during I lie full period of lime when the high school is in session. The- at . li'iidant e must be for not b ss iha i eight boat's per week and shall he be tween the hours of s o'clock iu the forenoon and .". o'clock in the after noon on regular business days except , Saturday afternoons. I It is m, nIc obligatory upon ever;' minor between Hie iigt specilled 'above who is regularly employed in some occupation or service tunics I such minor is a high school graduate i to attend these schools. The lih'h school must provide places where Hie classes can lie held, hut it Is expeeteil thai one-half of the sala ries of all touchers while engaged In the part time school work shall cum" lout, of the federal or slate funds, The . ' I Jiir- - 1 1 airJrjiL:r ' "' ' . , r 'w , . COMPULSORY EDUCATIONAL LAW TO BE PUT IN FORCE IN OTTAWA DEALER Track! .actual salary of the teachers, how ever, will be only a fraction of the ex pense. Tiir law- proviiL. that the in struction faiii hi d shall be any one or in any combination of iho following subjei I s ; ( a Those in the publh the student! li : 'eats ti"iKilly taught ools. so as to t" null .tlie continuation of i cont inn-' their e-.lu-mv.'i; wV'i-c they b-i'l to work. in school tia srs t cation from tile il in order to g' (lit Civic and vocational iibjeds. (0) Those subjects which PUpnle. merit th" daily occupations of Hip :t'i dents. For illustration: The course if study in th" Springfield continuation schools give seme idea of about wha will be done. Our own board cf ed I cation, of course, may not follow Hi exact, course of study ill Hie Spring field school. Four hours 1-noh wren are taken up in general educational subjects, such as rending, arithmetic, language, spelling, hygiene, citizen ship and gymnasium. The other foui hour'- iii.- spent w bovs in woodwork, met hanii ai dra.viug or machine she.' practice or pi inline or avto media" its. If the i'lc! i mil ion t Hi" boy is for commercial subiee' s. In- has t v e hours of lypewri'itr: and two hours of common iul arithmetic. The uddi tioiial fo;;r hours for t be cirls ontsid- of (he general ed aci ' iona I subjects may he in 1 pi-writ leg and couimer rial arithmetic or 'ln-v may be in sew ing ami pome furai-hi'lg. looking serving and Iioiii-. nur.-ing. Ii i- mail" cnmu.iisorv for i very one i mploying a minor between lb ages specified Ci i rtiilt the minor to attend these s. Vie's under penn'ly o! a title. Whi'i1'- a ('dlil is not working, the person in control of saah chill must, tati-c Hie child to a'teinl schoo ' The act prci id. s thai ;t hall have no aj.plic 'tion to minors who attt-n-1 u h ale or parochial school.'. I; ,.-llo.il oHicials enarg-'il with the re sponse il i I ,. of eni'oi-aing ihe attend ance laws of tin- tat" a r-' charged with Ho- duty of inlortiio.' Hie part tluie aiiendunee. This work will be in charge of I he regular truant olii- cers. SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC QUARANTINES 12.000 Chicago. II. c. IM. Half the cily of Fast Chicago. Intl., is under (pin rati tine today following the outbreak ol an epidemic of smallpox yesterday tifterttoon. Sevt nty-four case.-' of lae disease were- report! l and abtvat tutu persons ami coiillneil in the quar antined area. YOUTHFUL SLAYER GETS LIFE SENTENCE Chicago, I lee. Ill Stanley (iullm 1T, today was found guiliy of the ui u ' dor of In -ict-iive ,sergi"iul Metlurg and senicticetl to life ImprKmmetit. Th jury deliberated forty hours. M 1 mm- of 'buius' mm umwm in KffiUEll JOT New York, Dec. 30. Eamon De Valera, "pres ident of the Irish republic" has arrived safely in Ire land, Harry Boland, his secretary announced here - - r ,a today. Boland said that MARRIED TOO SOON AFTER HER DIVORCE; GETS KNOT UNTIED OTTAWA GIRL SECURES ANNUL MENT OF SECOND MARRIAGE AFTER GOING BEFORE JUDGE ELDREDGE AND SETTING FORTH FACTS IN CASE. To secure hor marital freedom twice in the past eighteen luoiulvs is the record Mrs. Loretta Payne made today when she secured annulment, of her marriage to Jesse Payne of Farm Ridge township. Mrs. Payne made an extremely girlish looking complainant, as t;he. appeared in the court room. Judge Kldredge not only signed the decree nullifying the ties which hound her to the defendant, bin awarded her the custody of her bitiiy daiiglner, Mary Luella PaynA. The wife alleged that she and tin" defend. ml were married lass than a niotiili afier she secured ;i divorce from her lirsi husband. Frank R. Radii. Although the ceremony was performed nut of Hie state, she based her cause for action on the state law which provides ilia! the princi pal of a di voice sail shall not ivmurrv within one year after securing a de cree. Mrs. Payne testified thai she ami lit r lir.-l husband. Frank lluihl of Chicago, wen- married Nov. i'7. litis, and live dtogether until June 1!. lai'i. when she secured a divorce. Thi- complainant sin- alleges per- suaded her ind , on Jul t go lo Crown Point, j IU lit, and marrv him. ! Many Improvement Cases. Nino separate improvement cases providing fnr iminicfpal repairs and for Ihe const ruction it a new water vvoiks huil.liiiL' in LiU'lviUe were li'n-il iu the county court, yesterday after noon. Tin- pt tilions call for Hie must extensive public improvements ever undertaken by any city of the county nt Hie same time. Church street. Main street. Last Hi'iint s'rei't, Foui th street, Ottawa streit. Wfst street. Witter sired and North street are to be paved and a fine waterworks wecled. A bearing will be held before Judge. Reek in !b'.' county court lo consider i any objections to Iho iiuprovi-meiits which may be tiled by property own ers In-fore Ihe contracts for Ihe im provements can lie awarded. i Grocer's Estate Probated. , A petition I'm- letters of adminis tration for the estjli' of the lute Fv erett A. Raymond of Streator, win) died suddenly of an attack of heart ( trouble on Dec. fju, was tiled for pro-1 hate today. .Mr. Raymond left one half of an interest in a grocery slop-1 in Streator which is estimated tu be; worth $2.iiuo. : He died without making a will, so, his widow, Mrs. Pei-nu.-li,i Raymond,'! mid her I wo year old son. Dean, will: inherit his holding, according tu Hi'1 Illinois inheritance laws. $8,000 Estate. A petilion for loiters of administra tion in the estate of Mrs. Tlllie Clan son, who died at Ihe Ottawa Text Colony on Dec. s. was filed tor pro but" this aftet'iiuou. Mrs. Clan on WEATHER. Probably rain tonight and Saturday; somewhat warmer tonight; colder Saturday. 1' 11 ICE, TWO CENTS PJl Jll t " de Valera's object- ifr re turning to Ireland was to resume active leadership of the "Irish Provisional government" and "rush forward the cause cf the Irish Insurgents. He said de Valera had accomplished a marvelous . feat In circumventing the British blockade around Ireland. He gave no further particulars. A message of farewell to America, dedicafel to America before his departure, was given., out this morning by Secretary Holland. The message follows: "'Land of the free and home of the brave' Farewell! May you ever remain as I have known you the land of the generous hearted and the kindly. May you stand thru time as they would have yon who love you -liberty's chosen cham pion and oh! may you never know yourself the agony of a foreign mas ter's lash. "I came to you on a holy mission, the mission of freedom. I return to my people who sent me. not in deed as 1 had dreamed it with the mission accomplished but withal a message that, will cheer in the dark, days that have come upon them and that will inspire the acceptance of such sacrifices as must yet bo made. "So, farewell! young, mighty, fortunate hind! No wish that I can express can measure the depth of my esteem for you. or my desire for your welfare and your glory. And farewell the many dear rrleuds I have made, and the tens of thous ands who for the reason that I waa the representative of a nuble na tion and estorieil appealing cause, gave ino honor they denied to prin ces. You will not need to be assur ed that Ireland will not forget and that Ireland will no be ungruteftll." FIREBUG VISITS E. C. SWIFT BARN After sliirt d i nt ring Hit barn in v hich is a large Cadillac Muring car at C. Swift residence on Ottawa last night, suine unknown Hit- K. a venue night prowler tore the curtain from Ihe car anil, without anvone noticing him. tlisaei ''ari d, leaving no clews whii ii would bail to his ideiittfieai iou. T!o mysterious man. whom many think is the tin-hug. entered tile barn by -:it of the float door after prying ii cm n -.111110 lino, b-'fi-n- H o'i lock las' night. Mi tub. rs r,( the Swift tautily are of tho opinion that it was somebody who made an aitiiiii t lo rut. the. car Out ot i hi' garage ami use it or destroy it, hut was frightened away. No other damage was done. G. T. Club Entertained. Misses Lillian Hair and Nellln Wright entertained the members of i In C. T. club last night at the for mer's home on Ottawa avenue. Twelve vo'ina hoaies were Hi attendance. Th" house was decorated In ( hrlstma-t greens. A pleasant, evening was spent p'aving pit. after which re! reshmenit.-J w en' served by the hostesses left three lets in Ottawa, valued at $S.0iu) and personal property worth $;!.niii. Her husband. Peter C liaison, and her brothers and sisters. Severt, Kmina. Richard and Peter Petersou, are th heirs. Deserted Wins Decree. Mrs. Mary Kilter of Streator sv cured a divorce decree from her hus band, Charles Hitter, iu the Circuit Court Hits morning on a charge of de sertion. The complainant alleged that s.he and the defendant were wedded .lime ::, I !.'"., and lived together until Oct. I, ll'us. .