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TRA DER-JO URNAL AND OTTAWA FAIR DEALER OTTAWA FREE TRADER Established 1840 THE WEATHER. Probably thunder showers tonight and Sunday; cool er Sunday. OTTAWA JOURNAL Established 1880 VOLUME 5.-NO. 5j32. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, SAT I I DAY, AUGUST 13, 1921. PEIOB, TWO CENTS. LEAGUE TO BE CALLED TOGETHER ON AUG. 20 FREE HABEAS CORPUS AGIN BEGUN 10 SECURE RELEASE OF BANK KEG HAS BEEN A PRISONER IN COUNTY JAIL SINCE JUNE FORGES NAME OF F ORMER EMPLOYER 10 REDUCE BONDS jo THREE CHECK BOY, PAGE MR. EDISON OR MR. MAXIM DOMINIC BONN AC HI EMPLOYS COUNSEL TO LOOK AFTER HIS DEFENCE ON CHARGE OF AC COMPLICE OF BANK ROBBERY. confessed drove the win) wont March '7. state tank Habeas corpui proceedlnga erere started in the circuit court today to secure the release from the county Jail or itoniiuir Bonnachl, aged 38 years, wlio hag been a prisoner in the county Jail slurp tone 20, i harged with being an accomplice of tin- Le onora bunk robbers. Bonnachl is said to hav to the authorities thai he auto for tin- gang of nif'ii to Leonora on the night ol the nigh! the Leonora was burglarized. The party, be alleged, lefl his auto in the edge of town, and returned a short t'mie Inter carrying a gunny sack. He told the authorities that One time after the rob be i y he was given 1,4D0 tor driving his car that night. Shortly alter making his confes sion to the authorities Bonnachl was hound over to the grand jury by Jus tice of the Peace Koenig Under $5. 000 bonds. This morning Attorney Thomas N. llasklns of La Salle Died habeas cor pus proceedings asking that 1 1 1 1 -nacbi's bonds ta reduced from 6,000 to 1 1,000. He state that Quepctre Orossa, a Granville merchant, who for inert was mayor ol Mark, had agreed to go surety tor Bonnuchi. Arrangements were made tor hold ing an Immediate hearing hefore Judge ESdredge In the circuit conn. By an agreement the bond wat reduced to $l,.Min without a fight on the part of the prosecutors. The late arrival of Qrossa In the City, held up the hearing until thi.. afternoon, CHECKS TOTALLING f 120 DIS COVERED BV AUTHORITIES FOL LOWING ARREST OF GREEK WAITER ARRESTED PREVIOUS LY ON SIMILAR CHARGES BONDS FIXED AT $1,500. A record in apprehi miing a check forger was made this morning, when Nlcsolas Koucoulas, Greek, tbrmer waiter at the College Inn Cafe, corner ol Madison and CollUUhttS street:- ,v,i arrested by Captain of Police James B. Sheehan, fifteen minutes after he had passed 8 $4o forged check at the Harry P. Uoyle clothing llrm. I.a Salle street. Fifteen minutes after he was arrested by the police bead, Koucoulas was on his way to the county jail, where he will await the next si s Inn of 'he grand lury, as a result of a speedy sentence gicn by Judge (ieorge T. Koenig, Judge Koenig, showed do leniency, as he had dealt with Kou coulas on Similar charges hefore and has always treated the former em ploye of the College in a fair manner. Koucoulas wrote out three checks on the National City Bank pf Ottawa, for the amount of $40 each. One check was Bade out to himself, while another wns made out to !. Connors, and the name of the third, was not capable or being determined by authorities. On all three check. Koucoulas signed the name of Prank Kotsonls. proprietor of the College Inn. The check which he made out to himself, was cashed this morning a bout !i o'clock at the Harry Uoyle to be clothing firm. Koucoulas entered that court I place or business, banded Mr. Boyle the check and offered to pay a $6 bill which he owed Mr. Bovle gave him fiy flJii! ' Iots ?0R 1)00 crtA?,1E: "sTC " PCOLf SCORE- -S3 . ROAD IS NEEDED 10 LINK SOUTH SIDE 1 ARREST LADD PHONE GIRL AFTER QUARREL WEDRON MAN FILES Willi NEW HIGHWAY n I, add. Aug. Ill bury rules wore clay in the tistic between .Miss champion or the .Special. 1 Queens suspended Wed nes- encounter at Ladd Margaret O'ltourk'-. telephone exchange. COMPLAINT FOR HIS WET SPRING WILL RENDER STREETS INSIDE CITY LIMITS IMPASSABLE, SAY ROAD BOOST ERS. receipt I UTICA FARMER DIES OF BRONCHIAL PNEUMONIA lill- ne sk O. B. Osmond, a prominent farmer Mr. residing one anile north of Utlca, died J B. at his home at 0:18 Thursday even- rao Ing. alter a brief illness. He was slridkan wttH bflonchlal (pneumonia last Sunday and since then his con dition had been extremely critical. Mr. Esmond, who was 85 years of age, was a native of Utlca, and he had spent his entire life on the Immediate vicinity of luge One of his sons. Ralph B, Esmond, who has spent much of his time In La Salln. has been touring Wiscon sin for the last month, and has not yet been located. He was unaware of his fathers illness and has not yet learned of his death. A card receiv ed yesterday stated he and his wife were en route home. The widow and three sons survive. The hoys are Wright, Ralph and Har old. Kuneral services will he held at 9:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the family residence, with Rev. Cassel of Ctica and the Rev. Coon, a former UUCfl pastor, in charge. Interment will be made in Oakhili cemtery. hurrie alter II Koti out Boyle beehan the indebtedness and return for the check $ICi icoulas deoarted and Mr lly called Kotsois. asking he had written such a tsnnis denied that he had any cheeks to Koucoulas. summoned Captain Jane s who went to the Greeks ft SI Wltl reator se nsl ructed the ins: AUTO BANDIT SOLD FORD IN OTTAWA Morris, Aug IS, Authorities hen are searching the Surrounding coun try for a man known as Hairy Pat ton, Detroit, who is alleged to have assisted in the theft of three auto mobiles which he and his partner.! said to ho Frank Mainh, also of Oe-j troit, were attempting to sell yester ' day afternoon, was the statement is-i sued by Sheriff .Mack of Orundy I county. One of the cars was sold at Ottawa, i another at Seneca. Authorities were notified hut the men escaped he lore I Mack could reach Seneca LSkSt night at 10:30 the two men were located on a farm near Morris and Marsh was captured with one of; the automobiles, which the sheriff lie-' lieveff was stolen. PSkttOU escaped and is still at large. I rooming houso, hut be was not there. Sheehan then went down into the loop I district and discovered Koucoulas walking past the Corhns Drug Store corner of Madison and La Salle Sta j Sheehan took him Into custody and I was on his way to the sheriff's office, farm in! when suddenly Koucoulas pulled two that, vil-1 pieces of paper from his pocket, tore ' them Into small pieces and dropped them Into the gutter. Sheriff C. S. Avers who happened to be along, pick ed up the lilts, Which proved to be two other checks, which Koucoulas had made for 40 and signed the name of F. Kotsonls. A state warrant for his arrest, was then Issued at Judge Koenig's office and Koucoulas taken there for hear ing. Koucoulas admitted that he had written the cheeks and forged one of them at the lloyle store. Judge Kiv nlg wasted no time, and placed Kou coulas under bonds of 1,$00, binding him over to the next grand jury. At his court the pieces of paper picked ui) by the sheriff Were pasted together. One proved to be a check made out to G. Connors, for the sum of 140 and to which was attached the signature of Koucoulas- former employer, F Kot- sonis. The other check was not made out as several pieces of the check, had blown away, when Koucoulas tore them UP. Nevertheless the amount of $40 written upon it could he plainly seen. Koucoulas on various occasions had been arraigned before judge George T. Koenig on similar charges. Several months ago, Konooutus was arraigned before Koenig, charged with forging checks on a waiter at the Ottawa restaurant. Af that time he was re leased after paying hack the sum. Previous to that occurrence, Nick whs fined twice for rontempt of court, by Judge Koenig. On another occasion he was arrested and fined on the charge of carrying a gun and also of threatening to injure people at th" restaurant with a butcher knife. tain COmpieti highways bet cago, througl wcatner se ably sltual ill Ott i ill, thi 1. Rut prospects of the Ottawa lion of hard roads being under state supervision coming year and the cer- f the i ast and west n i.a Salle and Chi- iwa, before old s city w ill be favor there is some work to be done within the city limits. The I council has already taken (he Initial j l tens for tic completion of the paving j thn ugh oButb Ottawa to meet thi pro.- i posed impr ! Ridge, Tin pavement, south on First , connection there will permanent and Miss Ollie Fnyart. the west Side I Miride. They fought at catch weights , in an open air arena, but there was, no million dollar crowd on hand to' witness the contest. Miss O'Rourko was declared thei 'winner in the tlrst rounil, having vanquished hsr foe with a few well' directed rights to the chin and a left i hook to her opponent's lilonrt coif-1 fUT6, Which did considerable damage! i and j ill t an end to the unequal con-1 test. Miss Enyart protest DAUGHTER S ARREST COUPLE FROM ROCKFORD ARE TAKEN IN CUSTODY ON DISOR DERLY CONDUCT CHARGE BY SHERIFF AYERS. ti rested rough tactics of t per from the latter was a Monday before Princeton. Shi lars and costs, originated over Miss Knyart, formerly lived d against the lie victorious scrap ihone office and the nd arraigned Stewart at ed fifteen ioi- JUStiCi was fli The si a man who ti i Priu up. it js ik the eton. said, count, st n i, age Silir; W arraigned against his disorderly conduct pro was. started in tin locai lit. The father, F. L, 1 "2. an employe of the a Sand Works and real dron, filed a complaint v il hlghwaj extension of ni Th b to 1 ; be the reetlon some wirt the south bridge wfi ! cement ro Of coursi I these m Boroewher i prospects j There i ; prospects t through Sou ' west and nc I be some ai t ; of the ones , have passed, tor a ti '. next year will rendi ! most impassable, as has I In the past, ami the trad I i come to Ottawa will seek ! ties where better Ingres: I is afforded. in me it I to Grand the street I venue will I in that dl- be needed road froi.i f the Illinois river to connect, w Ith the . ng to the southwest, are chances that : CITY JAIL IS GIVEN GOOD OVERHAULING "Vags," hoboes and other wanders i I the wide, wide world Who often drop in at the 'city hotel" will have a nice, cozy place to rest overnight in the future in Ottawa. The hoosegow, according to Captain Sheehan of the police ay be blocked c way, hut the ght at present, no immedlati improvements ol wa to meet the pro there will probabl) given to that phase fore many month. -i fairly wet sprlq nder Hi" roads al ien the can that should other looali and eg real lore lion local ough lirst In two yei ler. assisted conducted the in A I conditio was thoroughly water and all h cold winter w li Up, The jail i now for the bu w ill (lew into hers this winti irwent . und and cleaning, Police Office several wand i and put the I The entire ashed with sua s through whit might blow pi ;i real resting who will city in thor tin His- istlle Inside ip and i h the lugged place doubt. Ill in STREATOR YOUTHS RELEASED ON BONDS FILE ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR S. 0. PAVING if to the proposed pave i ond avenue must he Bled in the county clerk's ollice a. in. on the morning o, 'Slick" Nickels proprli tor. North Streator. 111., and whi Jury wei Ulldei friend grand when art yesti rdaj pri ferred ! lodges, peared before ing with bond release until Circuit Court tor signed for KoonMm an n , for Nickols. . soft drink parlor Bloomlngton r treel, William Sttheffler, a. bound over to th.' hull of $i,n (i end efore Judge Koenlp g on serious ehargi them bj Miss Bertha ar-old Streator girl, as- the Just lea thi.". morn snuen and secured their :'n Ir appearance (n the John Bergs or Strea Seheffler. while Charles also of Streator. signed I SAMMUEL P. COLT DEAD Providence Conn. Col Samuel P Colt, chairman of the board of the 1'nited States Ttulbber Co., died at 1:10 this afternoon at his home in Itristol. His deajh followed a para lysic stroke suffered a w eek ago. Small In Charge. Chicago. Aug. 13. Gov. Small ar rived in Chicago early last evening and after dinner attended the circus. The governor announced bis Inten tion of resuming his inspection of roads next week. He mill rennin in Chioaeo todav and go to his home in Kankakee tomorrow. Johu MRS. A. C. WITZEMAN DIES IN LA SALLE Object in menl 6f S in writing In tore le Aug. 29, according to an order Issuei by Judge Keck in the County Conrl late yesterday, it is not likely the time for tin jectons to nounci d b time for pires. The ass mcnt wai office j 1 1 who was seal inc., i. the pa' Judge e lillng ifflnng I Ing will Heck In Of objei tie an-tie A father i daughter in : eei ding whicl courts 1: Summers Wedron dent of which ended In the arrest of bis! daughter, .Mrs. Ronnie Munson, aged; 27, and James I!. Manrod, aged 4,!.; The pair faced a disorderly conduct prosecution as a result of the charges I Mrs Munson and Manrod are both i residents of Rockt'ord. although they, have hi en residing in Wedron tor tin , past thn e months. Mrs. Munson ha been employed at th. Rill boarding house and Mr. Manrod has been work ing at tic Wedron Silica Sand Com pany, taking his meals with Mrs. Hell and rooming at the Lansing home. j Summers alleges that Manrod has; a. wil'e and three children living in Koekford. and that Mrs. Munson ha ; an 8-year-old son. Th,. Koekford au thorities claim that Manrod haw been i neglecting his family for some time. Bummers alleges that since hi: daughter and Mr. Manrod came to I Wedron they have been taking fre quent auto rides in Hie hitter's auto-1 mobile, After Summers had made a com plaint against the couple Inst evening Sheriff Avers and Deputy Sherid Campbell went to Wedron and placed them under arrest. They were brought to Ottawa and linked In th county jail, but were released a short time later on $100 bonds signed b. Mr. Btgford of Wedron. WOMAN TENNIS CHAMP ARRIVES IN NEW YORK N'ew York, Aug 13.- Suzanne Long Ion, French tennis champion, arrived today on the steamship Paris, to try the skill of America's women slar. on their home courts a amcnt roll for the improve Bled in the county cl rk's terday by Owen Anderson, appointed to spread the ,. Word was received here this morn ing of the death of Mrs. Allien C. Witzeman. which occurred today ut her home in La Salle. Mrs. Witze iii .in is a sister in law of Circuit Clerk Witzeman. Mother Dead In Chicago A telegram received this morning from Chicago by T. I). Brewster of this city, informed him of the death of his mother. Mrs. C. D. Brewster, who died at the home of her daugh ter. Mrs Harry Fennimore in Chicago, Surviving her are three children. .Mrs Margaret Fennimore of Chicago. Benjamin Brewster of Peoria and Theron D Rrewster of this city Mr T. l. Brewster goes to Chicago this afternoon to join the family and ar range tor the funeral, which will be held in I'ciu. W. A. Carpenter Dead William .1. t arpontor of llowan Street, died suddenly this morning aged efghty-one years 'Mr. Carpen ter was in hs usual health as late as last night, nd there was no Indica tion of the approach of death at that time. A coroner's inquest was held this morning by coroner Donohue of La Salle with the following minis l. A. Nicholson. J. M. Thomas. Allen lxitt soine. Kd. Varney. T. I). Brewster and K. D. Hardes The verdict was that the ile, eased came to his death by an attack of neuralgia ol the heart, $2.CG0 Assumpsit Smt. A $2.nfHi assumpsit suit was started in the Circuit Court today by lohn Knsnsecs against tin I'nited states M 1 deUtf and Uuaranc I unpany. UPPER SILESIAN BORDER TANGLE TO BE THRESHED OUT Paris, Aug. I 3. Viscount Ishii president of the council of the league of nations, is understood to have decided to summon that body to meet on Aug- I ust 20, for the purpose of C F I F P T PKT F cnsideririg a solution of 0 L L L U I UnO I I Ul the Upper Silesian prob- PAGEANT TO BE HELD E IT HOI BUREAU COMMITTEES WHO WILL DESIGN AND MAKE COSTUMES FOR THE CHILDREN TAKING PART ARE CHOSEN BY THE PAGEANT HEADS. During the past week Mrs. Hair..' (iagle and Miss Zelma .Monroe of the I.a Salle county Home Bureau have been meeting with all the units of tie organisation, assigning parts for the milk pageant which win be given on tie- opening day of the La Salle, county fair. So far all the units- have been very enthusiastic in the plans and have shown their willingness to co-operate by following out the plans of all the committees, In each com munity the director, food, clothing and health chairmen have In en asked to meet with Alts. Hagie and Miss Monroe, and also someone who could train the children lor their part in the pageant. The costumes as planned by .Mrs J. N. Hoag and her Committee, Mrs Charles Strout, Miss Viola Pottinger, Mrs. Charles Robinson, Mrs. Liraee P. Trenary, Miss Margaret Sillers and Mrs. Thomas Murphy, are being ex plained, and the clothing chairmen in each group will be responsible tor see ing that the costumes are properly made and the instructions fully cat ried out. Tin- clothing sponsible tor i tumea for theil are: Mrs. Josi Baldwin, Mrs. Hoag, Mn Har.gh mi chairmen lie making group in iph Moore. tl win of this vicinit Miss Ague. L. Kustis, Mr larsnce Fewell, Mrs. Mix. Ida Hoganson, Mrs. I! C. Qlm ind Miss Lisett loll! .1. X. Hoag, Mrs Clai I. X. Mrs. .1. W. O'llonnell stead. .Mrs. .1. C. Hall J. Osmond The, clothing chairmen win choosi their own committee and tiny wil work together in making the costumes While the costumes are being 8i plained and instructions given by Mis Monroe in these meetings Mrs. Hagtt is training the local teacher for tin drill for their unit of the Home Ru lem. Estimates of how long it may take the council to arrive at a deci sion vary widely, running from a few days to several months. in sgri l ing to submit the Btlecla question to the council of the league. Premier Brland is asserted to have waived the rule providing that deci sions of the council must be unani mous, and the Impression is that ho will accept the rerdlct ol a majority ol tic- council. The students of Paris today entered Into the Cpper Silesian controversy. Residents of Hie city loiind on their way to work this morning that the city had been pla.-ttered with large pesters issuei; l,y an association ef students. These pol lers have a care fully prepared argument in support of the French position as opposed to that of Great Britain. Berlin, Aug. IS Information re garding the decision of the supremo allied council to refer the Upper Sile sian dispute to the leaj ic or nations was confined U) a brief bulletin re ceived here late yesterday afternoon. The action of the council occasioned surprise in official circles. There was an intimation that the irth cabinet was disappointed at Ihe council's in ability to reach a Bnal and equitable decision. Budapest, Aug. 1J. Unanimous ap proval of the peace resolution adopted by the FniteJ Stales congress early in July has been voted by the Hun garian national assembly. The gov eminent is authorized to negotiate peace with Washington. The peace resolution passu! by con- i gross and slgne 1 on July 2 by Presi ; dent Harding declared the state of i war between Germany and Hi, I'nited Staff s and Austria lluugar.. and the I'nited tSates at an end. 'i he resolu tioll likewise reserved to the I'nited Stales and Km nationals all rights they might he entitled to under ' the armistices with Germany anl j Austria-Hungary or under tin- treaties j id' Versailles and Trianon, establish ltlg peace, respectively, between the- allied nations on th" one band and i Germany, Austria and Hungary on tin other. The treaty of Trianon, the Hunga rian pi ace treaty, became effective .inly 25 by formal acceptance or ex changes of ratification on the part of the allied powers ami Hungary, and was declared law in Hungary by pub lication of tin' text on Aug. 2. i OE STREATOR and Otter Miss Alice herself Grand rie two groups at Allen "reel: will be trained by Van Nanee, while Mrs. Hagli will train the children from Rapids, Farm Ridge and Brookfleld. Mrs. Floyd Hark Ins will train the chll dren for Kden and Hope. Miss Freda Mathlesen tie children from Dayton and Walace, Miss Fsthr r Trover from Northville and Mission, and the chll dren in Freedom and Earl townships will be trained by Miss Dorothy Stockley. Both tie- young people who are re sponsible fi, training tie- children and the clothing chairmen for mak ing the COStumes have entered into the game with a great deal of see! and anticipation. In each group the general commit tee is responsible for choosing the children. The clothing chairman ami the one who trains the children will b, responsible tor getting the children to the fair on children's day. Tuesday. Sept 13, in plenty of time and see th n their costumes are correctly put on KHAN I IS FILED: WAS WORTH $40,000 MJRTI ti Al th' is general meetings, too, the s J poster committee, with Miss Florence j Ott of th" Grand Rapids unit as chair , man. is requesting each community to , be responsible for making at least I twelve posters to be distributed throughout their township The-, posters will be called in by the first of S nti mber and properly distributed. Suggestions for the type (,r posters and the material for making them will le- seat out from tin central headquar ters. TO SAY MASS FOR DEAD CLERGYMAN MONDAY The members of the Sunday choir ranged to have a mass said Mou nt St. Coluinba's church have ar day morning a' !' o'clock for the re pose of the soul of the Verv Rev. Dean John P. Quinn. who pas ed i away on Mnda; of this week. LATE THEODOR SCHARFENBERG MAKES HIS WIDOW, MRS. EM MA SCHARFENBERG. THE PRIN CIPAL HEIR TO HIS ESTATE. The will of the late Theodor Sehar fenberg. well known Streator mer chant who died at his home in that, city Aug. ti. was tiled for probate lato yesterday. Mr Schart'enberg left an estate valued at a total of $4n,n00. In the petition for letters of adminis tration which was filed with the will, his holdings an- listed as a home in Streator valued at $3,500, and per sonal property consisting of a halt Interest in the Scharfenberg store, cash, United States bonds and other property valued at. a total of $116,- Hil berg, terms widow. Mrs Emma Scharfen is the principal heir. By the. of the document his lather, Bdward Scharfenberg, is to receive a $l,noo legacy A clause provides that, in ease of the death of the elder Schart'enberg. before the death of the testator the $1,000 legacy is to go to the widow. Mrs. Scharfenberg is to inherit all the rest of her liushands estate Ogiesby Girl Dependent. B-mice Znotas. aged 11. of Ogles by. was temporarily committed to the county detention home yesterday af ternoon by Judge Keck, after n peti tion bad been tiled asking that she be found dependent. A hearing will be held nest week. The child s moth er is dead Her little sisters. Olgo and Stella, were sent to the home in May.