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MONDAY, AUGUST 15. 1921.
OTTAWA FREE TTMTFR - JOURNAL. Me irtvt CORN SEN! 10 THE STARVING KIDDIES BRINGS QUICK RELIEF LETTER FROM SECRETARY OF VIENNA MISSION TELLS HOW CORN DONATED BY LA SALLE COUNTY FARMERS IS USED. Farmers of La s;iiii- county will ba interested to know liow gratefully their fhlfo which whs donated and shipped by them to the starving c hil dren ol Buropo ma rocelvsdj Prom Austria comes word th'ut the j;niln Iiuk already riaobad there and tells of the effective use which haa been made of It RMfntly the Illinois i': raters bund ed together, and pledged theinselves to tMd Home of the coin In their granaries to the hungry children ov in Kuropo A county w ide canvas was , made askliiR donations, anil every fanner within the confines of La Salle county responded to the appeal Sev oral car loads of the grain was shipped from here The following letter which was If celved from the secretary of an Ameri can Child Welfare Mission in Austria tells of the work don in that city. It Great Help. "A few davs nun we received the first shipment of corn which Is a donation from the American farmers tO the suffering children of Austria "For two years our population has been enJoviiiK the generous help of the Americans, thousands of children were actually saved from starvation, because a Ood and nourishing meal was prepared for them at tin Amort run kitchens every day. The Amer ican flues across the various school buildings where our feeding stations are located, have become iuite a well known feature in this town and every where in Austria. Hut during the east months the question often arose, how long the American Relief Administra tion would be able to continue its work, for even Mr. Hoover's tremend ous efforts to help the children of Central Europe could not be expected to go 00 forever Appreciate Gift. "It was, therefore, that we appre ciated the generous donations of the American farmers to such an extent, for it will enable us to furnish hun dreds and thousands of portions of a good sguare meal to tbe children that have become unite accustomed to our feeding stations and so to continue the work of the A It. A. We have al ready begun to make abundant use of corn In our weekly menus and we think that this foodstuff will become quite an indispensable part of our child feeding after October 1st. We are grateful to all the kind Americans that have helped towards making the Hoover drive a success, but we are Bpe ially thankful to these good fanners and most, appreciative of their splendid spirit which they showed In shipping us so much corn for the continuation of our work" Concerning Proverbs. A proverb is seen at its best when It Is not over-familiar to us. Then e can enjoy the sudden vult flavor of cynicism, the searching irony that made Macon describe proverbs as "edge tools of speech, which cut and penetrate the knots of business of affairs," Krnnce, as might be expected, is rich In the edge-tool variety of prov erb though the edge, naturally, suf fers In translation. "He that cannot pay let lilin pay." "The nearer the chnrch. the farther from Ood." Spcln has proverbs, with a smoothness, a characteristic b'lnndnesa in pine,, of the sharp French rapier thrust. "I,ei that which Is lost be for God," "A fool, unless he knows Latin is never u giH'st fool." V. H. Frledlaender, In Country Life, Engraving 6,000 Yers Old. An engraving approximately ovhiu years old was discovered recently In Wales. Upon the plaque are a number of triangular symbols dating from Neolithic times, probably by workmen of the Iberian race, many evidence! of which survive 8our Milk. Among the many uses (or sour milk Is that of silver polish. Pul the sil verware In the liquid and let it remain for 2(1 to 80 minutes', Then wash as usual. It will look as if it had been polished. 1 Nctice. A meeting of American War Moth ers tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at Legion hall. with Milton Sills Eillett Dextor Mabel J. Scott A BSBSSW GEORGE MELFORD'S production tBBSBBBBSBBbP AtlmiMion 30 Children 10 . Matinee 1:15 - IpcalBtim Douglass Mc Kinney has returned home alter i bu Ineai trip to Chios fo, Percy Ludu Ig, toi nw I ittaa i ret Ident, spent the week end visiting friends in this city. I'. i it Shaver of Chicago, a former Ottawan, ipenl the week end visiting friends here Mr. and Mrs Sidney Wilson of Puv enpt.rt, la , are spending their NMS Hon with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C (! Wilson on Douglass t reet, Uev. ami Mrs, Silas W. Ward Of Aurora, ill., announce te birth of a son, .lames Robertson Wart, BTiday, at the Aurora city hospital, lilt. Ward was formerly Miss Oenevksve RcQm i t Hon of Sheridan. Ill , and was a teacher in Hie public schools in this county. Miss Sarah McCarthy of Chats mouth, III. Is visiting Mrs. Tom Can Of this city, She came to attend the funeral of RV 1 'can QuTOB, eii Burns of Chicago is spending a few davs with Justin Jaeger In this city. Mrs Anna Webster anil son James of ChlGaffO are spending the week with Mr and Mrs Peter Winkel on Baal Michigan street Dan He, nan ol Btreator was an ()t tawu visitor last night Gibson Strawn has returned to his home on Ottawa Avenue after a motor trip Hi :u Wisconsin and Michigan Mr. and Mrs. Strawn (iuy of La Salle visited Mr and Mrs John Iturs ter on Ottawa Avenue yesterday Miss Frances Mooney has returned to her home on North Columbus street after spending the past two weeks in Melvin. Miss Louise Kilday of Chicago. I former Ottawa resident, spent the week end visiting friends here. Wells II. Brawn, Of South Ottawa rorrletor of the iirown cafe on west M 'dlson street, left for Chicago this momma where be will spend the next week visiting friends and relatives. Winston Colwell of Ottawa avenue Islted friends In La Salle last nlcht William Lane of Marseilles visited friends in this citv last night Joseph Carr of Last Pearl street visited friends in La Salle last night Mr and Mrs. Forest Itollev of Byca lore tree. are the proud "aren's of v i v son born SatU'dav Si Hvbiirn hospital. RoecOe Metsger visited friends and relatives in S'reator Saturday. Arnold Wilhelm, George Hillings. Wayne Helrose, Arthur Kitzpatrick md Bar! Harrison visited friends at Glenn Park Saturday night. Kverette Dougherty visited friends In Dtica last night. Julius Midnight of West Ottawa Visited friends in Strentor last even lug. Hal ld Haae,ie of Marseilles visited friends in this city last night Albert Lempke and Arthur Wasser man visited friends in La Salle last nil ht. W T Dickens and Hert Wade of' this city spent yesterday in Aurora Neal Hums of Joliet spent the week end visiting friends and relatives In, this city. Mr. and Mrs Louis Gaefke and children Margaret and Louis. Mr, and! Mrs. Henry Vent., Hessie Janssen and Dilbert Pike motored to Gridley yes terday were they spent the day visit- ! Ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. It. P. Hewitt. Miss Hilda Murphy, bookkeeper at the Scherer coal office. i spending her vacation in Aurora and Chicago visiting friends nd relatives. Mr. and Mrs. C, D. Not grass of Km poria, Kan., have returned to their home in that city aftur spending the past week visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Dwyer on north Co lumbus street. Mr. and Mrs. II. Ward Conde and daughter Pern left this morning on a motor trip to Milwaukee, Wis, Mr. Conde sLUed that it was a business trip as he will spend a day or two at a large Auto Radiator factory In Milwau kee. Mr. Harold Parsons, an employee of the Conde Motor Supply ( o.; has been in Milwaukee for the. past two weeks learning the Radiator business, and he will probably return with the Oonde'S and will then have charge ol the 'Radiator Department which Mr Conde is adding to his garage. Mrs. Simon Geiger and daughter Louise and son Joseph and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hentrlch and son Charles left today for Lake Delevau. Wis., for a visit with friends. Miss Irene Corrigan of the Western Union office is taking her vacation. Miss Corrigan will go to Chicago for a visit with friends. Mrs. William Delaney and daughter of Brownsville, Pa., are visiting at the home of Mrs. Anna Rhoades on Van Buren street. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Peterson of South Ottawa have returned alter q motor trin to Bvsnsville, Wis Miss Esther Wafer of Denver, Intl., Is visiting friends here. Miss Lillian Rarr visited friends in Chicago yes'erday. Mr. snd Mrs. John Parr and Mr. and Mrs. Lee I'hl visited friends in "Behold My Wife" Ccme see something new in a motion picture Canada's frozen wilds, society's drawing rooms biggest, deepest things in human hearts. PARAMOUNT PICTURE Where Actresses If you want to know where actresses get the courage a appear before large audiences, take a look at this picture. This Is Yvonne Anisud. actress at a London theater, "practicing couragt" ut the zoo, IV,, we'd say that hippo is a huge uuUkncu. Cat Adopted Valuable Black Foxes Left Orphans a bouse for L. W. tendenl of po ranch. Cat has saved $2,1)00 Archibald, superln- the Warren Black of Wrron. Pa., by ve orphaned foxes, 1 fox died soon after giving birth the cubs, the be cubs, end worth IMU each. imed. Put the Art-blind iust hi me a he superintendent eemed d Wild cat hi r, - removed the kittens and substi tuted the tuxes, The mother cat took kindly to ti.e arrangement Blld has adopted the cubs us her own. Joliet yesterday, making the trip by auto. Mr. and Mrs. George A. Crowden and sons Horace and Howard. 613 First Avenue motored to Dae Forest and Chicago for a visit They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Reitchmann and son George Adalbert of Chicago who have been guests at the Crowden home. Mrs. David Refior. Fast Van Huron ' street, left this afternoon for Chicago, where she will join her family to spend a two weeks vacation at Lac ; Vieux Desert, Wis. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Graff visited i friends in Spring Valley yesterday, i Mr and Mrs. Klmer Carrier and Mr. and Mrs. George Carrier and daughter Maries motored to Granville and Hen nepin for a visit with friends vester jday. Mr. and Mrs. George Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Pyle and Miss Lois , Pyle of Center street, and Forest Hoff of Karlville motored to Chicago i to spend the week end. ! Mrs. Kate Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Elton Rowlee motored to Grand Ridge for a visit with friends yester day. j Mr. and Mrs. John Halm of Peru ' visited Ottawa friends yesterday. I Miss Clara Sampson of Second ave nue has gone to Earlvllle for a visit j with friends. Miss Ruth Kiner of Marseilles was an Ottawa. VSttor yesterday. Miss Tess Nagle of Weal Main street has gone to Aurora for a week's visit. Miss Hess Fecley of North Ottawa spent the week end visiting friends in Streator. Miss Minnie Do ZoUJChe of Wayne City, 111., is visiting at the home of Mrs. Mary Hechner. 804 Adams street. A. Warsaw was a business visitor to Chicago this morning Miss Rebecca Yentier is spending the day in Chicago. James Collins is a Chicago visitor today. English Poetry and Prose. If there is anything in literature as Wonderful as English poetry it is Eng lish prose, Like the twin pillars of a mighty temple books, the ph i speare of Hi'.'.'!, can show their son. -land UlOSe f.v.i great e ,,f 1(111. the Shake nild no other country equal. - George Sanip From "The Translation of a Sava g e" T h Famous Novel by Sir Gilbert Park er. A tale of and the 2:45. Night 7:00 8:30 Get Gefcfrafce Port Tobacco Passes. Gone is the ancient town of Port Tobacco- PortObaCko of the eight eenth century- the "metropolis" of Charles lii the ! of auld lung syne. The pioneers who salted up the Po tomac founded It on an estuary of the noble river, and Its fume as a shipping point for the colonists once extended across the Atlantic. Three or four decades "go the lust "court bouse fight'' in Maryland centered around Port Tobacco, its water trans portation dwindled, and the building of the Pope's Creek railroad line from Howie to the Potomac gave the Charles count inns a new outlook. Many of them picked. La Plata station for a county seat, owing to Its cen tral location and da'ly trains. The old Courthouse at Port Tobacco was burned down and the voters declared for the building of a new one at La Plata. Baltimore News. Had Large Sum on Hand. History relates that Croesus was given entertainment on one occasion by a Lydian named Pylhlus, supposed to have been a distant relative of Croesus: During the entertainment PythlUS Informed the king that when be heard of his approach he had made careful count of all his ready money that he bud on hand In gold and sil ver, $24,000,000, and that be wished lo present it to the king as a token of regard. The king hesitated about taking his money lost Pythius might be reduced to want, bin Pythius replied: "My lands, estates, slaves and income-bearing property are still untouched." This sum of money was simply cash on hand which he hud not yet Invest ed. At the rate of 10 to 1 in modern purchasing power. I ythlus had ready money equaling $240,000,000. Poison Fish in South Seas. There is a Rsh which lies burled In the coral sand of the South seas the Spines of whose dorsal fin are hollow like the fangs of a rattlesnake. When Stepped on it ejects a poison which kills or cripples the victim. Farmers. Have you any old oats? Will pay you good price for them. Want 1000 FRED SCHERER. bushels. J. M. Garlington, M. oar, nose and throat. D. Eve, ear, nose and throat. Scientific eye tost and glasses accurately fitted. Phone (',80-L. Hot? You know how much easier it is for you to overheat after you have over oaf en. Batteries arc almost human. The battery that overheats and puts you to a lot of trouble, due to warped or buckled plates, is the battery that has bi.cn allowed to over-charge. There is a mighty simple remedy for overheating of batteries. If you haven't tried it. you'll be surprised to find how well it works. Here it is: TURN ON YOUR HEADLIGHTS THE REST OF THE DAY WHILE DRIVING. We can t'-H you some other thingt about itt that will save you troub. Com ; i ..i. 217 WEST MAIN STREET BATTERY AND ELECTRICAL SER VICE STATION OTTAWA, ILL. Willard Batteries Earth Is Slowing Down. Happily for our convenience, the proc ss is Mfri-otsVly slow, but nil the same the fact Is Hint the days nre getting longer, This doi not refer to hours or daylight loci lasmg with the advancing year, but to days as timed by the revolution of tl rlh on Us u K The earth's power of rotation, says a writer In tits Popular Science Monthly, Is growing weaker and us u result Its revolution on Its axis Is slowing up. Which means, of course, that the day is lengthening, An epoch must eventually arrive u hen the day will lie equal In length to llie year; that I-, t, the time If taken for Us to revolve about the sun. Then the earth will always lurn the same face toward the solar Intnliiiirv . lusj as the moon now always turns the --aide face toward us. ami one-half of our plnnt'i will have sunshine all the year, while the 'other hall Is In total and permanent darkness, Thai Is. If the sun still Is shining. It put) become a dim and chilly orb before then, Plant Impales Insects. There Is In Cuba a curious grass. cenchroi ecbinatus, which bri-ties with tiny sharp-pointed splkelets upon which multitudes of Insects are Im paled by night as well as by day. The wings of tiie victims are pierced and entangled by the barbed spines, so that the most of them ure unable to get iivvuy, and thus perish miser ably. Even a large, luminous snapping I tie, which Is so strong and active that It can with difficulty be held in the hands, falls a victim to these vegetable bayonets. It tlQS been ob served, however, that two species of insects, a large bug. oebalus, and an earwig, readily free them-clves from the spines, Minute Inserts ure not caught. The grass d,os not appear to derive any nourishment from Its prey. It is found elsewhere ill the Indies and lu southern Florida. West Hebrides Not All Gloom. Occasionally there is a sun In the Hebrides, writes a traveler. Then the highbinder sees beauty. The wild coast grass a brown-green, Its sea birds a snowy white and tbe ocean with Its Innumerable waves sparkling blue. And on summer nights, when the fishermen go forth, the phosphores cent glow offers h splendid sight. "A stream of fire ran off each side from ! nmvs sas MaeCulloch, "and the ripple of the wake was spangled with the glowworms of the deep. Every oar dropped diamonds, every Qshlng line was u line of light, the Iron cable went down In a torrent of flame, and llie plunge of the anchor resembled an explosion of lightning." iMerjIigent of Their Duties. It Is said that only about .'ll per cent of the people of London fulfill their Voting nriv lieges. Armour's Grape Juice Pint Mottles 33c Quart bottles J Q None Such Mince Meat Per pkg 16c TOMORROW OR A CAREW ;n "Love's Proteg " A beautiful picture of Romance in the mountains. . . ... t IX VV .GRIFFITH PRESENTS a tale of the olden West, a paramount artcraft picture. Also a comedy Zero Love TOMORROW TRAIL OF THE CIGARETTE Also JACK DEMPSEY The world's champion, in a ring fight. Animals That Fly. Amone the many odd iiidumW per hflps the nddeaj nn the flying nnlmnla. There i the flylnc-fo or frult-eatlnj bat. In the moonlight stillness of the forest Hying opossums may be seen gliding through the air. The Hying mouse, able to sleep lu a good sized mutch box, is decidedly Austiuiian. it would lie very Interesting for all the Children Of oilier countries to see these strange errata ree, Australia is peculiar also bv reason of the tf il mills which are conspicuous by their banco, There are lu Australia no ape, no oxen, no antelopes, DO deer, no elephants, no pigs, no ems, wolves or bears Done Of the animals chil dren In other parts of the world are fond of talking about. Simpls Tect of Cloth. To determine whether any fabric Contains wool, mix a tshlespooaful of lye with a QUaCi of water in n granite pan. Ihul a sample of the material to he tested in Hie lye solu tion. The wool In the material will he completely dissolved while the cot ton will be left. If threads are left the material is wool one way. If a WOVen pice Is left the material Is either all cotton or threads of the warp and filling are cotton and wool mixture. Silk and cotton mixtures may be tested lu this miiuner, but silk dissolves more slowly than wool. If the combination Is artificial silk and cotton the libers will swell, but tha material will remain Intact. Chouteau, a Founder of St. Louis. AUgttStS Chouteau, who helped to found the City Of St. Louis, was an American pioneer of French descent horn in New Orleans in lT.'tit. Under the direction of Pierre Laclede Ll gueste be made the tlrst settlement on tin- site of SI. LOpiS February 1.1, 1704. Chouteau, then 2." years old, estab lished a fur trading station there, and later in the same year I.lgueste him self arrived and laid out u town which he predicted would become one of the largest cities In the country. At first called Laclede's Village, the p luce soon whs named St. Louis In honor of Louis IX of France. For many yenrs Chouteau and his brother. Pierre, were well known as traders In the West. Endless Tale. do "Mamma, w here eggs come from?" "From the chickens, my dear." "Well, mamma, that's funny; papa said that chickens cume from eggs." Something In This. The man who keeps bis mouth shut may not have very much sense, but he's no fool. Houston Post. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank our many friend; lor the sympathy and klnJness shown us during our recent bereavement, MRS. COOPER AND FAMILY. Ptlca. Pompeiian Olive Oil Half pint cans Pint cans 75c LaCreme Ketchup Per bottle 10c TONIGHT Mary Miles Minter I N "Moonlight and Honeysuckle" The humorous storv of a girl who wanted to ' know" her hus band before marriage First time in Ottawa. j -1 )t I If M J-ti ir,Jphsn tttpsafw,,. The 'reoNvecof a Mohon? sat tor the donf fhnt baj hn Invent in (Jerm'ftnv i' small "onouni "to be ffidden In n jK-rson's CM while the transmit ter am In , .irrh.d in a l.iuijbag Or fuHtciied to clothing, The WUd ijiimal Republic a real democracy in Yellowstona Park The world's grettest wild animal refuge is Yellowstone Park. There the rarest and noblest of American big fame lives its old wild Ufa. on who love the wild, sea Its creatures in their natural haunts. Lordly elk roam the pas ture lands; bisort still grass the plains; the vanishing big horn pose against the sky; the graceful antelope may still be seen fleet, shadowy; the wise beaver plies his age-old traB.; tha big and little bears clown and make friends with you. To Wild Al 1-l.nd through Card' r Gateway Nowhere else in all the world, besides can you find Nature so spectacular. Gey sers spurting, gem-tinted hot springs bubbling, thunder ing cataracts, the indescrib able glory of the Grand Can yon I Fresh wonders thrill you a hundred times a day In Yellowstone. Out, Cody Roa See Cody, Wyoming, "buf falo Bill's" home town; stu pendous Shoshone Canyon and the gigantic Government dam, higher tHan the New York Flatiron Building. Mo tor over this "Most wonder ful 90 miles in America" without side trip or extra cost. Then to Colcrado; Denver the Gateway to Colorado's "Land Among the Clouds," where numerous and varied side trips await the taking (Rockv Mountain National Estes Park refuge of peace ful tranquility and exquisite beauty, an easy aide trip). Burlington Planned Vaca tions offer you the, regular tour of Yellowstone plus all this in one trip. Come in and let me tell you more about it and help you plan. J. P. FINN, TICKET AGENT n The Ns-ioi vi Park Lin TODAY "LURE OF YOUTH" Enacted by an All-Star cast with Gareth Hughes & Cleo Madison Lawn Sociable to be given on the Church Lawn of St. Francis Church by St. Joseph . . and St. Cecelia Societies c f the W. C. U. Wednesday Evening Aug. 17, 1921 In case the weather is unfavor able the sociable will be held at Schaefer's Hall. Everybody invited