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mi uwrows to VOTE ON A STRIKE Wellington. Aug IS. TIih railing of a general railroad strike ton da ponds on the members of lh "Wg four" brotheitiood.-i. F"OreoMtK of n nation wide i.. up of . transportation In Bepti inner grew stronger In oflleiui labor circle h en yesterday uk result of the rejection 'Of the demand of Hie "Mn !n:n" hy the eastern railroad nxecutlvea, Tho majority of tho railroad work ers la the Ame rican Federation of l.abor Jiave lndlr.it ii ti, lr dealre to strike, i Chiefs of tli "IiIk fciir." ii i understood, have agreed to put the answer' of the railroad exeentlves up to their membership, with concerted etrlke 'action with the other railroad unions as the alternative to accept ance. A stwke tyin up the Pennsylvania seems assured -if t'n company at tho Mid of tho fifteen days of grarr gi ant ed by the railroad board refuses to call a new election of representatlvi ; ' of the workers, along linen laid down by the board. .' All preparations have been made to call a strike and the "big four" -brotherhoods have signified they will join the shop crafts and other Amerl 'gan Federation of Labor unions in gVncral walkout. 1 ireuiars nave ueen sent to all mem "rbers of the Brotherhood of Clerks em ployed by the road, saying everything . Is ready for a strike, and di nouncing 'the Pennsylvania officials. A Renoral railway Btrlta will tie up the American Railway impress com puny as well as every rullreiid wheel. .Strike ballots were Issued Thur da to the 10,000 employe u the compan aftillated with the Brotherhood ol rierkts. The anion men object to the 6 c nt an -hour wage reduction ordered by the ruilway labor board The Brotherhood of Clerks, number Wf noo.uoo members, is taking a strike vote along with tin other tall road unions In the American Pedei tlon. Representatives of the big four" bJVtbf rfftods here say a ccnitereni e or executives oi me smeen standard railroad labor organization! will Is held In Chicago before the brother hoods act on general strike, LELAND The Iceland Chautaiiiiua closed on Thursday evening with the best en tertainments ever given In Leland. W l I , mm . iis nitiiiryn .waning ol ( liicigoi is spending a few days with her par-i ents and home folks Mr. and Mrs. Everett Powers of Hhabbona spent Sunday among rela tlves. Mr. and Mrs. Munson iof Shabbrfha spent Wednesday with their daughter JVIrs. Carl Thorsen. , ..Mesdames Irvin Jacobs and Era eg) Olson pleasantly entertained the Mis sion .Society on Saturday after noon. ' Ernest ' Sawyer of Streator spent Sunday with his parents. .Mrs. T. W. Thorson of' MendOta Spain Tuepuay anQii, , the home j folki. Mrs. Carrie-Dan ielson and children of Sandwich are spending a few day i ht the home of her parents Mr. and Ml. Tdbias Satter. . , MrB. W. IJ. Whitman and son Wal ter, of Earlville aimnt Wednesday at the home of O. K. iRoblnsoB und (anj iiy. Miss 11a Von Ohlen has returned visit among relatives at Oro- tram a Bon, in. S. Ii. Kinnio made to Ottawa Friday. a business trip Mrs. Carrie Hoovda entertained her neiee Miss Viola Johnson of Lee county the past week. Kathryu Lollls fell from a cherry tree at the home of her grandmother Mrs. Susan Glenn last Sunday and tfracitured her fight arm nejar nflie enow, F. J. Potter of Chicago is spending a few days with his mother and other relatives Mrs. Thor Thorson spent Thursday with relatives at Sandwich. Mrs. J. C. Clifford of Geneva, 111., is spending a few days among rela tives and friends. Miss Ida Johnson of Chicago is a guest at the home of Mis. T. M. John son. Jftf. Andrew Satter of Ellsworth Iowa is visiting among relatives Mrs. A. iff, Kara and son Edwin of Peru are spending a few days at the borne of Chas. Olson and family. J. Davis made a business trip to Chicago Tuesday. Mrs. Anna Watts or Ottawa spent the past week with her daughter Mrs. A'. J. Legnef and son. 11. W. Watts and fa milieu. MiHs Monsle Harmon left Monday for a months visit with relatives ut Ellsworth Iowa. J. 1.. Whitman made a business trip to Ottawa Friday. Mrs. Ruth Matthieson of Znmbrota 'innnesolta is enjoying a visit among the home folks, Thomas ,, Johnson was born Jan. 14th, LSI), in Cisler, Norway, the son of'-'Jonanbes and (Elisabeth Johnson. He came to this vicinity of l.eland with his parents inix.,7. lie was en rolled as a member of Co. I, ir.tli. Reginent of the Illinois Cavalry on the 2nd day of Feb. w,'i, serving three years and received his dlscharg Irom service on the 1st day of March. HWS; at Springfield, ill. He we united ia marriage to Miss Sarah Unbind on the !6ta day of January 187H. They lwl In Ogle Count v for 3 years otherwise their homo lias been in C RPowDEff h ri aT - -BaVjBBBaiAv. Leather Trimmings AreiSmart i ''if ' ' r 111, ...n'l.f.i.t .l,nno n ik. I , 'e- siii'u inB mar.v r.ill unit with t.iih,..- i i. and trimming. A el. s i ,,f l.ath. r in , . 1 and near l.eland. He leaves to mourn his loss his wife, si t hildru. V iiiuia at home, .Mrs. Lillie Stroud ol Oregi i .less, Thomas and Chester and Mrs Anna Richardson all or Leland, fire grand i lVldivn one higher, fjdan Johnson of Ktlswortfi Iowa, two sis ters. Mrs, Elisabeth Ureter and Mi i H C Jacobs both of l.eland. Mr John son Befatftod this hie on JMofldaj morning Aug. 1st at r.'.'M after an Illness of two weeks' duration Funeral services were held from ih! Lutheran cbmrch of which the deceaa ed was : member on Wednesday after noon by Rev. S. A. JOMNMM) Oftteating. Vermin .Martin1 was a Sandw tab sailer Thursday. Mrs. M. HOrm on son Is enjoying a vbit at the home of Blmer Harmon and tamlly at OleD Kllyn. Miss Ethel Pi ter.son of Hampton, Iowa, is spending a few weeks with bju Kister Mrs. BortOO Ilenson. Mrs. W. V. Strong and son Jr.. aro-. s,X't iling a few days at .Mii ii 1 1 1 points. WALTMAM Mr. and Mrn. foulkoer, Mr. and Mr llluelwood and Murlin Moore of Chi eago motored up last Saturday after i nooit und spent the Week end it tie ' home of Mr. and Mrs. W'urner Whir pie. Miss Josephine Whipple of Chicago! returned home Sunday evening after having spent two weeks with frlendi and relatives In I. a Salle and Wal thorn. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Edgecomb War! Iji Salle shoppers Saltirdav evening Or. und Mrs. KO.haugh of Mendou were at T. J. Ryan's Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Monolt and children and Mr and Mrs. .Marshall lie s and Viola were in Ottawa VVl tnesday. Mrs. Carol Rnwllng of Chicago vl Ited at Ed Carpenter's last week. Mr. and Mrs. Warner Whipple and son were dinner guests of .Mr. and Mrs. R. W Jones Sunday. H. J. Monolt of Ottawa Is spending the week at George Monoit's. Miss Ada Woods of Grundy Center, Iowa. 0 visiting Waltbam relatives. Mr. and Mrs. WW Scott and son Leslie, Miss Ada Woods, Mr. ami Marshall Haas and Viola wen Striatoi' Sunday afternoon. Miss Meiimia Krb returned t' Mi nonie in ottaiva after i weeks at Will Scoffs. mil: Mrs. David Kdge omb Hidinke and son Chttrlc W. Jones colli d on Mrs son Friday afternoon. Mrs. Willie Bdgecoml .lr , .Mr A. C. f. It. obi;- i , and Vli Brneal .1 and Flor spent tb" v't ek end at th home, Ralph iCltnt Sergeant and family wire () tawa shoppi rs Thursday Mrs. Sam Totel and son John spei Thursday evening at 'Ralph Slon's, Mr. and Mrs, Harmon Polcj spent Thursday afternoon in Ottawa, Mrs, James Kennedy and Mi Shriner of l.a SoUe wi re guests at Richard RdKOuomb'i ik sday evening. Air. and Mrs. Loi ing I 60 ol ChlfiS spiuit last week srttfa Mr. and ,M Kliner W ilson. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Edgecoml tenaoa uu- circus in i niawa l uescia Miss DelphtS Collitt of Vernal, I t ib. is spending a tevi days :t the Emoat Johnson home. Mr. and Mrs. R. I. 1-Yf diairii, Mrs. Mary Ihinlup and Mrs. I'rank Johnnon lisited ftlWdS at Harding and Sliab bona Part Sunday afternoon. Mrs. bin Kennedy of Troy tlrove and Misses Margaret and Anna Hi of Ridge Faun. Ill , spent last weed: with Mrs K. 1). l'reelialm. 'Mr. and Mrs. Ctaorge Hartshorn. Waller and Manttla of Ottawa called at the JOBJ Wylie home Sunday. John Hill of Ottawa spent Friday nit'lit at John BiaachBTd's, Mrs. David Kdm coinb Sr. and datigb ters Vesta and Babe and Mrs. Mai i Nell a jr Rare! Finley and Andrew motored tfl Stn ator Thursday Mr. and Mr Qt 6rge Blon and Uln nli ipi nt Friday at Rajph Slon's. VVUHo and Walter Btgecomb wen I. a Salle - hopp. rs Thursday. Mr and Mrs. Ralph sion and Peail hopped in La Balls Monday. Urt Dan ICerinedy, Mrs, Krank John son. Mrs. Mary DunJap, Mrs. R I). KYeebalrn, Margaret and Anna lihe spent Boturday afternoon nicnlcldna at Starved Ruck Andrew l lnby Is spending a L a I WfaOks with bin sister, Miss J ton Kin i' y, ot Kmmiiigtoti. Cbarb s Dana spent from Tbursdav Ontil Sunday in Chicago visiting. -Mr and Mrs. David Edgecomb .lr colled at John Anderson's Sunday. David I'dgeconib Jr. was a Triumph business caller Mondav Mr. and Mrs. Erin -t Johnson in Ottawa Monday afternoon. were i Mr. and Mrs John Small were at Sain t)S rift' Bungs? evening. Mrs. Ernest Johnson wMt to s.. Mary's hospital in La Salle Tuesday to mi largo a minor operation. Sh ex pe, i , to he il-i-re about ten days. 'Misses Alice and Alvaretta Vottin ger and Miss Anderson of Granville W re at Krnect Johnson's Sunduy. Thero was a largo attendanee at ebiinb Sunday morning. Mr. Jordan Ol ( Blcago, a candidate, held .st-rvh morning and evening. Mis Ada ogdale and daughters o! Oimmlck spent Sunday ut the Chapin home. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Finley and Dorothy spent Sunday with Waltbam relatives. Mr and Mrs. (harle; Finley of near pttowa spent Sunday at David Fl.i- ley's. PLEASANT VIEW Mr and Mrs. Arthur Knott and chil dren of ChfcogO are guests of Frank Pfoffer an; are vi.iiting with other relatives in and near Seneca. Misses Catherine Olson. Mildred Jchn80n. Eunbe I'eddlrord Hilrtr. ROTde Maire and Eeona Maier, an i Joseph Maier. Arnold Olson, I'arneli. Herbert and Glen Maler and Albert Kllhn spent, Sunday evening at Mc-1 Kinley Parlt. Brnast Sfcrithij and MIbs Sytel i Hoge of Morris spent Sunday evening! in Seneca. Mr and Airs. Sam Sandvlek and daughter Ejrlene ot Ruthven, Iowa, had I'm sday dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Allen Olson, north of Seneca. Mrs. Margaret Johnson and faugh 1 tors Ev. lvn and Marguerite and sons Orlecn and Baoard have just returned I rrom a )..'. 0-mile trip by anto through the western states. They were joined i at Dell Rapids, S. I)., by Hubrrt Lex i bo! I, who marie the trt n wft.li rfeaWn l b y went as far west as YellowsLom. Park. Tie-,- camped along the way. Mrs, Elmer Kills and son John T returned Monday night from a weekV vacation in Chicago and Milwaukee. upper ' i ne meeiing closed with a. cake W.d I - " 1 1 a J j .i i ...... " ' ' ' V E W I CAPITAL $150,000 SURPLUS, $200,000 1 Bailaiai M : Safe Conservative H ! Friendly 1 OTTAWA FftEq 4 PER - JOURNAL. Henri Rlnhou e was In i Sun day i enlng Blmon Barlo carried the mall on route do Tumxlay. while Una Johnson went to Chicago on business ''until Mub-r spent 8undaj aftat noon at the home r Allen Olson Mr, and Mrs Frank slairehofeT. Joe and Mathlai spent Tuesdaj Si Kit Inniulei The Uldlea' Aid of the L-Uth iron ehunh held a meeting WadoesdaY ift.rnoon in the church basemen) dr utio Tendall, Mrs Ei ne t La and Miss olive Danteltwn entertained launch was served from li to ti Miss Vt luia Smith, and Ellen Deg. nan attended the Pageant of I'togiess In ( hlcago Monday Misses (Nadya Wflstcott ami Helen! nnmn returned horad from a visit a II trii nds in I'ontliie. ' FREEDOM Mr. a.id &fn Hiibert L. Arentseu are thn parents of a son born Aug. -They have named him Lecn Horberl Harry ami im Luces have visited Chicago and Jollet relatives for th" past week. Miss Ruth Hall spent part of tSt , week with Ottawa relative. Jens Rygh has been quits sick for ! the poet two weeks with typhoid 1 lever I F. T. Cody returned home let Wed nesday from a month s visit in Clear water, Kan. The Ladlca' Auxiliary of the BeflCt I Cametery aaanirlalhni will have a lawn HOClOl at the home of Thomas Dully, i sal Of Serena. Friday i v nlng. Aug 111. A program will be given and ice cream and cake will be served for IS i cuts. Everybody welcome Mr and Mrs Jqhn Ferguson and three children of Troy Grove wei" gitfsfs at Dan Warrens Sunday. Miss lti Brown ol gtreOtor IS llsil nig relatives here. Mrs. i-niiftbet'i Sillers has ifom. t i Sycamore for a two weks' v'slt Mr and Mr.-). Jay MetCOl! and three daughti rs of Streator were Freedom visitor Sunday. Mrs Edgar Higgason of Ottawa vis ited at th KrOntsen home a lew du ot last week. K. urn th Wert went to Ottawa last Boturday to visit Ms grandmother, Mrs Lucas, before returning to hi.-, home in Indiana. Mtaa Lela Elwell visited relattlve.i in ESarlville a few days recently. Dr. and Mrs. F W. Nash of' Kork lord are guests at the Charles LlKOS home. Miss Rue Wiley of Earlville Is visit ing relatives here. Mrs Stevenson of Ottawa and Mrs Henry Sherman of Aurora visited Mrs. Itothweiler part of last week. Mr. and Mrs. George Shuler and daughter, Mtaa Dorothy, and William I'arr left last we k In thrlr auto for a trip to Colorado. Mr and Mrs. t lyde Cody and three sons were Sandwkh visitors Sunday Miss G rule Edwlttson of Leland vi fted at the Oscar t)strem home a few days last week. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Fogg have moved into their modern home. Miss I. (la Elwell visited relatives pupils In the vicinity who will attend E the Harding High school to leave 'R their names with K M. Wilev before M Aug. 20. The Home Bureau meets with Mrs. ilnry T. Arentseu .Wednesday. Aug. i 17. Please com? prepared to answer ion can nun a recipe ror a warm weather dish. Mr. and Mrs. Ttothweller and baby Here Starved Rock visitors Sunday. A Quartet rrom Pleosant View col lege will give an entertainment in the Freedom Lutheran church Mondav evening. Aug. 22. No admission will be charged, but a freewill offering will be taken. The, Young People's Bible class in vites all tho families In the commun ity to a pat ty on the William Stoekley lawn Monday evening, Aug. Iff, given in honor of Mr. and Airs Louis Gon! gan. who were recently married. Each ramlly is requested to bring cake. Aug. 17 is the date si t for the Hard ing Sunday school picnic. The place will he announced soon. Mr. and Mrs. Dan Gregg and daugh ter 6f Wenona were guests of rela tives here part of last week. GRAND RAPIDS A large crowd gathered at the town hall Tuesday night to attend the com munfty meeting. The program opened with community' singing, and was as follows: Welcome, Evelyn Horn. Violin, Mr. McCorratcfc, Organ, Miss Helen McCormiclt. Talk on coming pageant, Miss Flor ence Ott. Solo, Lathi Hodgman; accompanist. Kattaeri&e Lehr. Reading, Mis. Arthur Kuhri. Solo, Evelyn FOgte; accompanist, Mrs. Fogle. Closing number, Mr. Met orinlck and Mit-s Helen M tormick. Ill'' meeting elosei ulth a i-,iic Ottawa walk Richard XagTe won the cske Ice cream, cake, ,,, cream cones, candy, water Ion and muaktnelon werg served. A nice sum ol tnonej as made Mr and Mrs II. Hagle and Mr and Mrs. k. Boftn vbited at the .1 areas t'lliilllYe home In Streator Sunday Mi and Mrs. II. Hagle. William B ma and family, .diss ora Harris, Ml Nellie Wakie, Human Horn and font Hy, Herman Steldle ami family, Mi. and Mrs. Mara Koetl, Herman an I Ralph Walter, Mrs Mary Ki eti sr( re st i . ator shoppers Saturday evening, Mrs. c. Kai tz ami daughter Maym vIsjtM with Mrs. I Horn last Frl day. J ' Mrs, Sandliaian in visaing her imldaugtaeri Mrs. R, Ivt, tmn. th past n,H"t - Mr. and Mrs William Hagle and family from Clarion, Iowa, are visiting .mong relatives here. Mr and Mrs. Henry Wotsenbaljch frotn Lostant and Mr. and Mrs Rs 0 PRICE REDUCTION (saaaasssaMMHasaBBBaB BBaBBHBaaBBBBaBaaaBaBBaB LAUN-DRY-ETTE This Wonderful Electric Washing Machine is Sale at the Washes a tub of clothes in fifteen minutes. Dries the clothes ready for the line, IN ONE MINUTE, without a wringer. No garments torn, no buttons yanked off, no hands parboiled, in lifting clothes from tub. Two cents an hour will operate it. YOU OWE YOUR WIFE A LAUN-DRY-ETTE SJBBBJSJBBJJSBr"-r-iM At the new low price you can easiiy pay your debt to her. Glad to give you demonstration and full information. 609 COLUMBUS Women Find New Charm in Banking More and more the family banking in Ottawa is being done by ladies. The First National Bank recognizes this condition and wishes to make all of the ladies' transactions in the bank as pleasant as possible. We will glady spend as much as necessary of our time in an explanation of anything about banking that may not be entirely clear. Do not hesitate about asking. Open an account with this old established, time-tested institution. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OTTAWA, ILLINOIS Logan from TYer Park township ton' dinner with their cousins, Ora und Abel Harris. Sunday Mrs OeoTgo Reus, h and daughters Of Cleveland. Ohio, are visiting rela- 1 1 an ami friends net e Miss Florence on was an oilawi. shopper Saturday evening Miss Ora Harris and Mrs A BchrO del and SOg Visited with Mis ( pt ! son ono day last week Jog fJagfJ and sister Lillian were nslllng with Miss Maw Nagle Sunday C. Hagle and I'amll and H Noack motoi to Glen Pork Bundaj It. I- tlllllpliejl ;(,l quite ail epi Campbell had rtanee raai Sunday while tlxing a , pump He fell la a fxtyfool w.dl In elghlepn Mel ef water. IN- managed I lo climb iii the top ot the water ami cling to the pump pipe until bulp j came with ropes to hi lp him out II, was not hurt, bat I, el a s(.Vere lnn k Mr and Mrs. R Peterson ami lamlj) visited with Will Sandlenian ut Black MOM Sunday. Mrs Vl Bodll and daughter Mildred LOWEST PRE-WAR CLEGG PERKINS EQUIPMENT i COMPANY STREET DIRECTORS LORENZO LELAND, President EDWARD C. SWIFT. Attorney at Law CHARLES E. HOOK, Vice President. CLEARENCE GRIGGS, Attorney at Law. LAWRENCE M. LUCEY, Merchant. ALBERT E. GiLMAN. Manufacturer. W. NEVOY 8TRAWN, Farmer. FRED A. GRERDING, Asst. Cashier. EDWIN J. CASSIDY, Asst. Cashier. OSCAR HAEBERLE, Cashier. SATURDAY, AUCU9T 13, 192V Visited with Miss Kate Peterson Mom day j Mrs F. Sehobert anil chlldron spent tile afternoon at the lledle home on i Deituay. NEW ROAD HOUSE We have opened a new Road House, on the Deer Park road, about 2 miles out. We serve chicken dinners and short orders. Open froth BOOH on all night. WILSON'S ROAD HOUSE Phom 8048.11. ' Chickon Dinner $1.00 Now on PRICE PHONE 191 Ki r !