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OTTAWA FRER TRADER
Rain, probably tonight,
turning to snow Thurt.
day; colder Thursday
AND OTTAWA FAIR DEALER
VOLUMi: 5 -NO. .512.
OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1921.
PB1CE, TWO CENTS.
NOTORIOUS BANDIT CAPTURED BY POSTAL CL
QUELL OTTUMWA, IL, RIOTS
FOUR COMPANIES SEN7
TO HANDLE MEAT
NIGHT OF DISTURBANCES IS FOL
LOWED BY APPEAL TO GOVER
NOR KENDALL FOR MILITIAMEN
TO CONTROL SITUATION.
Ottumwii, la., Nov. fcoV -Companies
A it (' ud I) from Dei Moines under
commanil of Col. Guy B. Brewer ar
rived here at 1 : to this mornlDS and
detrained ut a cronlng within a block
or tae'Jobn Morrell packing plant.
The troops Immediately relieved the
eighty deputy Bheriffs, sworn into ser
vice lute yesterday by Bheritl Qeorge
Oiltner who had been guarding the
plant (luring the night.
Quiet prevailed in the vicinity of
the packing house this morning though
u large crowd was at hand before the
lacking house tliis morning before the
When the hour for beginning opera
tlon of the plant approached the
I guardsmen formed a double line to
the entrance with bayonets fixed,
through this avenue of armed troops
one hjindred workmen of the John
Morrell' packing company marchd t?
their work for the day.
At points in the vicinity Where the
violence was most marked yesterday,
machine guns were posted. Great
crowd.! had gathered at different
points, but these were kept moving
by the troops. Tho machine gun
trews kept their pieces swinging about
tiitttutotyftiy whenever tbc crowu
Bhowed a disposition to linger at any
spot, and this had an immediate effect
in dispersal of the groups.
Sheriff George Glltner has retained
the deputies sworn in yesterday and
these will ne used in protecting wors
men in leaving the" packing plant after
their work is done.
hour Units Entrain.
(Pes Moines, la., 'Nov. 16. The four
units of the Iowa militia guard order
ed by Gov. Kendall last night to duty
in the packing strike zone of-Ottuinwa
entrained at 1:20 o'clock this morning
The troops companies A B 0 and 1)
are under command of Col. Guy B.
The men carried full equipment in
cluding ammunition, machine guns,
rifles, kitchen equipment and pup
tents. On their arrival at Ottumwa
they were reported to Adjutant Gen
eral Lasher for assignment.
Gov. Kendall ordered the guard
troops to the strike zone at seven
o'eloek'last night following a telegram
from Ottumwa officials that the situa
tion was beyond local control.
The governor Issued the following
statement at seven o'clock last night
"The sheriff, county attorney and
mayor of Ottumwa wired me tonight
that the situation there was altogether j
beyond control and asked for troops j
to save life and property. I have j
therefore ordered four companies of j
the national guard report there at
once. I am not at all familiar with the
questions involved in the dispute be
tween the packing company and its
employes and indeed it it not. neces
sary that I should be. Without as
suming any attitude whatever toward
the labor controversy I intend to see
that the law Is enforced and that or
der is maintained."
HIGH SCHOOL TO
BE CLOSED FRIDAY
The Ottawa township high school
will be tenantless Friday when the
annual "visiting day" of the school
(8 observed. Classes will be dismis
sed on Thursday afternoon and will
not, convene again until Monday morn
ing, giving yie students a one day
Members of the faculty will not be
privileged to enjoy the vacation pe
riod, however, for they will either
have to hie themselves to the Univer
sity of Illinois to attend the ftate
high school conference or to visit
classes in some other high school.
CARLOAD OF SCOTCH
; FALLS IN U. S. HANDS
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 18. A solid
carload of Scotch and rye whlsliee
billed from Miami to Kansas City as
"fish" was slezed by federal prohibi
tlomagrnt, here today in the railroad
yards The discovery that the re
frigerator car contained tho contra
band was made when the ice was
IV I IIUI J I J 1 Vlll
IS RESTORED NOT TAKEN ON II?
ARE CALLED TO
Tfl PRflMRITIflN ART
MANY MEN EXAMINED FOR PRO&
PECTIVE SERVICE IN MOON
SHINE CASE SAY THEY ARK
PREJUDICED AGAINST DRY
La Salle county men ure as a whole
evidently not vt ry enthusiastic over
the prohibition laws, if the venires
summoned to act as Juror in tin
Zftbkar case that la now on trial In lb"
County Court are any criterion. Nu
merous men wi re excused from jtir;
duty ( Ither because tle-y Were ex-s.:-loon
men or went on n cord as being
opposed t the prohibition laws.
The last of the twelve Jurors wh
are to lit ar tin- case was selected
shortly before il o'clock this morn
log, since Monday afternoon an f-
I fort had been under way to secure
; the men. Tha regular panel was ox
i 'i '.ustod end two special venires, one
Of six and the other cf tifteen men.
had to be summoned before tWdvi
who wore favorable to each aide could
be i boson.
The twelve selected to hen the
case are u J. Huibi rt. Serena; Ernest
Moews. Osage; K. O. Lathrop, Men
dota; Frank Golatka, La Salle; R U.
Rockwood, Ottawa; M. 3. Ford, Otta
wa; William liigtoid, Bay ton; Ud
Peck, South Ottawa; William Soio
man, Ottawa; Rush Green, Dayton;
iiarry Lee. Ottawa, and Miner Hitter,
Conclude Opening Statements.
The opening statements Were ended
before noon and preparations fixe I
lor getting the testimony under w:i
early this afternoon.
State's Attorney Kelly spoke for the
prosecution, He told the jurors tha1
on March 2d Sheriff Ayers, Deputy
iiScriff Charles Campbell and a busi
BOBS man whose name he did not men
tion visited the Zabkar saloon in La
Salle. Ho alleged that they found a
number of Intoxicated men tbi re, and
stated tint the sheriff found a bottle
partially tilled with boose.
He stated that again on Oct. 1 the
two Oncers, with Steve Gross, who la
a prisoner in the county jan,
lime on a wife abandonment
visited ihi' Zabkar saloon, He
that Ayers remained OUtsidi
Campbell and Steve went in
ordered and drank two drinki
;, he a!
legeil ami that Campbell tasted the
Attorney Walter Panneck made the
opening statement for th defense.
He alleged thai v. hen the trio visited
the saloon on March 2d the liquor they
took was Zabkar'a private stock and
was not for .sale.
Sheriff Curt Avers was the first wit
ness called to the stand. He told of
making th ! raid last March, and of re
turning to the place in October in
company with Deputy Charles Camp
bell and Steve Gross.
TWO STRANGE AUTOS
COLLIDE ON HILL
Two large black touring cars with
unknown drivers figured in a head-on
collision last night about S o'clock on
the Terra Cotta road about two mile
northwest, of the city. As far as car,
be learned, neither of the drivers was
injured, although th 9 crash of the two
cars when they struck each other
could fe heard for blocks. One of
the cars was coming to this city,
while the other was going out of town.
At a turn near the top of the long
slanting hill th? two machines col
lided. One was thrown Into a ditch
alongside Hie road, but it did not turn
turtle. Shortly after the collision,
both cars wont on their way with
only minor damages.
THIS DISTRICT LEADS
STATE IN REVENUES
The Seventh Federal district of the
state of Illinois, which is composed
of La Salle, Grundy, Will and Kan
kakee counties, has led all other ter
ritories In the revenues collected dur
ing the past four months. District
Ccllector It. J. Donahue of Joliet was
in Ottawa transacting business today
and reported that for the past four
months his territory which is com
posed largely of La Salle county has
led all other territories in the state.
John Majercin. Streator, 33; Kathc
rine Popowitrh. Streator, 18.
Steve Bergeron. Ogleshy, 31; Mrs.
Marguerite Cerctto. Ogleshy. 27.
Adam A. Dalma nowsk i. Ia Salle t3
Stella 0, Paikula, La Salle, 21.
TURKEY AND EVERYTHING SERV
ED AT SPREAD ATTENDED BY
146 GUESTS EXCELLENT PRO
GRAM IS CARRIED OUT.
One hundred and forty-six guests
attended the annual thanksgiving
'dinner of the Brotherhood of the First
Baptist church which was held last
night In the dining room of the
church. A sumptuous turkey dinner
was served at 6,: 30 o'clock, which
made a decided hit with the members
of the brotherhood and their ladies,
who were gathered around the festive
The dining room was prettily decor
ated with autumn dowers and the
lights were covered with thanksgiv
ing shades. Thanksgiving napkins
were laid at each cover, and paper
favor caps in keeping with the season
which were passed oul and donned
by the guests did much to add to the
enjoyment of the occasion.
The menu consisted of roast wild
turkey with dressing. New England
potatoes, cranberry same, pickles,
celery, pie with whipped cream and
At the close of the dinner the
guests joined in a community song
service, which was conducted by
John Hoff. At the close of the old
fashioned song service the guests
went upstairs to the Sunday school
room, where a fine program was en
joyed. Misses Emily Palmer and Vera
Belle Ham sang two duets which de
lighted their hearers and each sang
a group of solos. Justin Jaeger also
dang a group of solos which won a
great deal of applause from the audi
ence. County Superintendent of Schools
Foster made a very line thanksgiving
Resolutions were presented by J.
A. Andrews on disarmament which
were enthusiastically passed, and
will be sent to Washington to Presi
dent Harding. These resolutions
"The Brotherhood of the First Bap
is; Church of Ottawa. Ill , cenda mosl
cordial greetings and tender, sincei
est congratulations on the auspich us
opening of the world contereni e on
limitation of armaments.
We recognize tin Stupendous taa
e.i President ha3 inaugurated ia
Starting the nations of the earth on :t
practical peace program, and we ap
preciate and applaud the high moral
stand cur country has assume,
through his splendid leadership
"May the richest blessings of th,
Almighty God continue to sustain his
efforts, and to guide and direct l',
deliberations of this great confen a
to the end that the sisterhood oi na
AT ANNUAL BANQUET
THE KEY TO THE WHOLE
tions may enjoy poace and amity, and
i hat the people i t the earth may be
I d to upbuild that kingdom, whose
watchword is "peace on earth, good
! w ill to men.' "
JAMES FINLEN DIES
AT ROCHESTER, MINN.
James Finleti, aged about 55, a
prominent Streator resident, died this
, morning at .Mayo Brothers' hospital,
j at Rochester, -Minn. Mr. Finlen tin-
derwent an operation about two
weeks ago. He was apparenly re-a-veiing
nicely v hen he suffered a
change, for the worse last Saturday.
The remains will be brought back
i to Streator for burial. The funeral
services Will be held in Streator.
SON OF E. M. GRIGGS
DIES AT STREATOR
Edward Oakley Giiiggs, aged ten
years, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. M.
Griggs of Streator. died yesterday
morning at St. Mary's hospital in
Streator. The hoy is a grandson of
Oakley Griggs, a former Ott.awan, and
grandnephew df Attorney Clarence
Griggs, of Ottawa avenue.
WHY BUY IN
Because you "a-ant to sec
The growth of Ottawa is of
vital Importance to everyone
in Ottawa. If you are a banker
you want to see Ottawa grow
that her banking resources and
her bank deposits may grow.
If you are a manufacturer, you
want to see Ottawa grow that
her labor supply may be more
abundant. If you are a mer
chant, you want to see Ottawa
grow, since every person added
to our population means another
cossible customer in your store.
If you are a lawyer, a doctor, a
clergyman you are surely inter
ested in the widening of the
field of your professional efforts.
If you are one who works for
another, in the store, the indus
trial plant or the open air. the
growth of Ottawa means for you
greater opportunity both for em
ployment and advancement.
Yes, we are every single one of
us vitally interested in the
growth of our city. "Buy in
Ottawa" stimulates that growth.
Each one of us can do our part.
and The KEY
Won't work unFl
lT IS STRAIGHTENED
out, ThaTis sure
BABY'S CRIES SAVE
LIVES OF THREE IN
CHILD AWAKENS MOTHER, WHO
MAKES DISCOVERY THAT HOME
IS ABLAZE HOUSE, BARN AND
TWO OUTBUILDINGS LOST IN
Awakened by the baby's cries. Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Heminover barely
had time in which to escape with their
lives this morning at 3:30 o'clock
when flames attacked their home, in
Grand Rapids township, destroying
the residence, a barn and two small
outbuildings. The child's pitiful wails
caused by illness, awakened first the
She arose to care for it nnd was
smitten In tho nostrils by the strong
odor of smoke. Hurriedly arousing
her husband, tho couple, dressing In
what clothe, they could find, snatched
up t tit? child and fled from the house
just as it burst into flame. The three
livts and the clothe they wore were
all saved from the doomed dwelling.
The loss is estimated at $7,0 DO by
conservative, appraisers. The barn, t!
large structure, contained implements,
hay, grain, harness and other personal
property. Tin- wash house and coal
house were small buildings and the
los in proportionately small compared
with that of the barn and residence.
The corncrib, which was in the path
of the tire, was saved from destruc
tion by the energetic work of a hur
rledly formed bucket brigade complis
ed of neighbors who rushed to th?
Heminover place- to lend th stricken
family what aid they could.
The farm on which the lire occurred
was formerly known as the Fiske &
Been) farm and is now owned b;
Christ Ehrlcr of South Ottawa,
As near as could be determined, the
fire obtained its Origin in the attic,
presumably from a detective chimne.'.
When Mr;. Heminover awoke the lire
was confined entirely to the upper por
tion of the house, a story and a half
building, erected a great many yean
MR. AND MRS. YENTZER
MARRIED 33 YEARS
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Yentzor
celebrated their thirty third wedding
anniversary yesterday at their home
on Prospect avenue. They celebrat
ed the occasion 'by entertaining with
a twenty six cover dinner last night.
Chrysanthemums were used as table
decorations. The out of town guests
were Mrs. Clark of Chicago, Or. and
Mrs E. W. Weis and Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Kilduff of La Salle.
Orange Tree Prolific.
A single orange tree ,,f average
Will Ptar 20,tW0 oranges.
ROY GARDNER FAILS
IN ATTEMPTED HOLD
DP OF MAIL COACH
Phoenx, Ariz., Nov. 16. The bandit captured
here last night at the Santa Fe station, following an
attempt to rob a mail car was identified today as
Roy Gardner, whoi re
GIRL AS HIS BRIDE
LAWRENCE KINZER, WHO SERV
ED WITH "OTTAWA'S OWN"
DURING WORLD WAR, TO WED
MISS PEARL ANDERSON OF
The marriage of Miss Pearl Ander
son, a popular Freeport girl, and Law
rence Kinzer. former Company (' man.
will be solemnized tonight at 8
o'clck at the home of the bride's par
ents. Mr, and .Mrs. Gus Anderson, in
Freeport. A large number of rela
tives and Intimate friends of the cou
ple will attend the ceremonv, which
will be performed in the living room
of the Anderson home.
Rev. O. A. Briggs Jr., former pas
tor of the Fust Methodist church in
: this city, and who is now pastor of
J the Freeport Methodist church, will
j officiate. Rev. Briggs w ill also sing
! preceding the service.
i Miss Verna Kinzer. of I'tica town
j ship a sister of the groom, will act
as maid of honor, and Carrol Ander-
son of Freeprt, a 'brother of the bride,
I will be best man.
Both Miss Anderson and her maid
of honor will wear blue gowns, and
will wear similar corsage bouquets,
Chrysanthemums and fall flowers
will be used in decorating the resi
Following the ceremony the guests
will be given an opportunity to greol
the bridal party, after which a wed
ding supper will be served in the
Mr Kinzer and his Ibrlde will leave
tonight for a honeymoon trip, the
destination of which they are keep
ing a secret from their friends They
will come to La Salle county at the
conclusion of their wedding trip, and
will make their home on the Kinzer
farm, two and a half miles northeast
The bride lias made her
Freeport all of lo r life and i
charming and accomplished
The groom is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Kinzer, who formerly
lived at the corner cf Hayes and Kim
Streets, in West Ottawa. He was
born and has lived the greater
of Ills life on the Kinzer farm near
I'tica. He is a graduate of tie- Ttlca
high school, and served with Com
pany C during the time they were at
Camp Logan. Tex . and all the time
they were in France. After his re
turn from France he was employed
for a time in a Freeport automobile
The people from Ottawa and vicin
ity who went to Freeport today to at
tend the wedding were Mr, and Mrs
Leslie Bdgcomb, Mr. and Mrs. A. S.
W'ylie, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Kinzer.
'Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson. Mrs.
Thorkilson and Miss Verna Kinzer.
6 YEAR OLD GIRL
Elizabeth Martin, six and
year old baby daughter of I
Mrs. Edward J. Martin, died.
last night about 10 o'clock at teh I tawa. was noted in yesterday's Free
family home, 1301 Champlaln street. I Trader-Journal, occurred this nftet
following an illness id' diphtheria, j soon at !: 30 o'clock from the Gladfel
The child was taken seriously 111 Iter undertaking rooms on Madium
yesterday and attending physicians street Boris) was made in Ottawa
tried vainly to save her life. Her ail-i Avenue cemetery. Shi survived b)
ment was Immediately diagnosed as
diphtheria. Previous to yesterday's
attack of the disease she had been in I
apparently good health and her death:
was a great shock to the mother and
father and all her friends.
She was born in this city June 10.
Ltlf , and has lived here her entire
Surviving she leaves besides her
mother and father, one brother and
Funeral services were held this af
ternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the fam
ily residence on Cham plain street.
Interment was made ut St. Coluiuba's
cently escaped from the
prison at Mc
Neil's Island. Gardner admitted hie
identity, but when questioned about
his escape said. "I am not going to
tell any more than I have to."
Puts Gun Into Clerk'c Ribs.
The robber boarded the car ten
minutes before the train waa due to
leuve and It Is the .theory of police
that he Intended to ride to a nearby
station where they believe he had ac
complices waiting for him, Herman
Inderlled, of Phoenix, clerk in charge
of the cur, said the first he knew of
the robber's presence was when hn
felt a gun pressed against his body
and turned around to find a masked
man holding a revolver eguinst him.
Inderleid who is ti feet i inches and
weighs 215 pounds struck his assail
ant .took the gun awsy from him and
then sat on him while he waited for
officers to respond to his calls. At
the jail the bandit said In- was R. P.
Nelson, of Chicago.
Says Clerk Earned $5,000 Reward.
While inderlled was holding his
prisoner the latter said:
"Well you've earned your 15,000 to
night." referring to a standing reward
offered clerks for the capture of mail
bandits, nderlltd who went out with
his car last night returned id Phoenix
I ,.. ;,!, if,. Y,; nFiu,.,,r P,.,.,.,l.
VllJ KJ III.. I, ill., III.-, il l.llllll I ,i,t, i. ,i
lv. As ho approached the prisoner
the latter said holding out his hand:
"You haven't got any hard feelings
"I've got a, wife and a child at
home." answered Interlied. "So have
1." resnonded Gardner, "and if you
had had a gun last night your wife
would have been a widow today. I
never hurt an unarmed man. but next
time a gun is stuck against you, you
put up your hands -it might not be
Roy Gardner behind tho gut-.."
Lived at Phoenix Hotel.
Gardner said he lived here three
weeks Staying at a hoel and drivine
about the city in his auto. He blamed
failure of his attack on the fact that
Inderlled, a white man. was in Charge
of the car instead of a neiro -nail
clerk, Gardner thought would be in
charge, lie said he wa I Confident the
negro WOUld have obeyed the com
mand to put iii) his hands. He con
firmed the theory that be intended to
get the $ir,,d(Mi ho believed was to be
shipped to Los Angeles but denied
having any accomplices,
"Don't you know 1 always work
alone," be asked.
He told officers he had
registry window closelv
see if anv van
being made. Y
able shipments were
116,01 0 end h
tit on train N
to 111 I
cutting his v.
ps. Cal Nov in.- soy
ip ,1 from McN( il Island
i prison Sept. 5, 1921, Ik
ay through o barbed wire
a prison baseball- game
through the fields to
i rain of shots from the
Two convlctf. former Soldiers ."t
I ( ami) la wis. Serving life terms, al-e
dashed for liberty with Gardner. On a
I was killed and the other Wounded,
Gardner committed two mail r.il
beries in California am! escaped from
bis guards twice while being taken to
LAST RITES I HELC FOR
MRS. BERTHA STEINEKE
The funeral f Mrs. Bertha St.
eke, whose death at the home of her
brother. M. A. Bennett. In North O'-
In r husband,
two broth rs.
Moines and M
a daughter. Be..
A. J. Bennett
CHARLES AND ZITA
AT EXILE ISLAND
Fiincha!. I-land of Madeira. Nov. in.
iFormi r Emperor Charles of Austria-Hungary
and former Empress
ZiJii. exiled to Madiera by the altioS
after the ex monarch's recent US SO
USSI fill ; ttempt to regain th-1 liiinTu
rinn throne, arrived here tdiy oil
board the British cruijer ardilf.
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