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OURNAI OTTAWA FREE TRADER 1 WEATHER Established 1840 Rain tonight aid Sat- -J i relay . probably mixet! OTTAWA JOURNAL. oth snow by Saturday Established 1880 nitht; colder. AND OTTAWA FAIR DEALER VOLUM K 5 -NO. IHl, OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBICB 18, 1921. PRICE, TWO CENTS. DEATH KNELL FOR SOUND MEDICINAL El 1 JURY CONVICTS OF ILLICIT SALE DELIBERATES 6 HOURS BEFORE RETURNING VERDICT OF GUILTY FIRS! SALOON CASE STATE MAKES "TEST" SUIT OF ZABKAR CHARGE AND IS WELL. PLEASED WITH RESULT CAR RIES HEAVY PENALTIES FOR DEFENDANT. After deliberating for six hours and twenty minutes, a jury of La Salle county men round Michael Zah kar, proprietor of a La Salle thirst parlor, guilty of keeping ininxii.'i! lug liquor for Bale and of celling a The verdict of the case was returned at 11:40 last night in Hie count) court. The caso was given Into tho hands of the jury at 5:20 yesterday afternoon. The trial was in the inline of a tent ease in the local courts, as il Is the first Contested case ever tried under the 'prevailing laws In the La Salle county court. While numorou cases of the kind have passed thru the channels of the court since the Volstead act wenl Into effect, In ev e'y other Instance the prisoner has always admitted that he was guilty and entered a plea without a jury trial. Tile Zivlikar case opened Monday afternoon before Judge Reek in the county court. Probably no other case that has hecn tried in that til bunal for years attracted si nun h attention as this. The court room waa racked with spectators from the time the first twelve men of the ven ire of special jurors wa called io the box. It was not until Wednesday more Iur; at 11 o'clock that twelve Jurors could bo secured to try the evidence Through' :it the tiresome task of qulzuiry: the jurors the Spectators stuck to the their posts drinking in every question that was mil to the men. The twelve citizens who were finally chosen to hear tli" case were Ii, J. Hulhert, Serena; lOrncst Moew . Osage; B. o. Lathrop, Menrtota; Frank Golatka, I. a Salle; It. B. Rock wrvid, Ottawa; ,1. Ford. Ottawa; William Blgford, Dayton; Ed Peck, South Ottawa; William Solomon. Ot tawa; Rush Green. Dayton; Harry 7,ee, Ottawa, and Elmer Hitter, Otta wa. Zahkar was charged with keeping Intoxicating liquor lor sale, and with selling liquor on March 20, 1921, and with keeping liquor for sale and selling It on Oct. I. l20. The jurors only found him guilty ol the last two offences, On March 20 Sheriff Ayers, Depot v Campbell and Special Deputy Sraney Weise visited the Zahkar saloon and seized two kegs and a bottle con taining moonshine. Zahkar .claimed that, this was his private stock, Oa Oct, 1 (Sheriff Ayers, Deputy Campbell and Steve Gross, a prison er In the county jail, again visited the Zahkar saloon. Steve testified that he 'purchased two drinks, one of which was tasted by Deputy Camp hell, ft was for the sale of these drinks that' Zahkar wits convicted by the Jury. In the neighborhood of fifteen 'bal lots were taken before a decision was reached. Kuch ballot had to he taken on the four charges preferred against Zahkar. The first, stood 10 to 2 for convicting on the third and fourth counts. The voting tan along In this ratio while several ballots Were taken. Another juror was won over to the guilty side, causing the result of the ballot to he 11 to 1 for conviction on all four counts. After several other ballots a unanimous vote for guilt on two counts was re turned. . Judge Reck was summoned from his hotel V'hen the decision was reached and the verdict was return ed to the court in the presence of Sheriff Ayers and State's Attorney Kelly. Zahkar had returned to his home in La Salle early in the even ing. . The penalty the offense carries with It is for a fine of not less than J 10O or more than $1,000 and a jail Imprisonment of not less than ten days nor more than six months or both, for each count. If a man is ronvlcted a second time of violating the prohibition laws. that statute provides that he shall be assessed a fine of from $200 to (6,006 or given a jail sentence of from ninety days to ene year in the county jail or both. Motion for New Trial. This morning Attorney Walter Pan neck, who represented Zahkar in the ruit, made a motion before Judge Ilrck for a new trial. Li SALLE IN OF SELLING L i Q UOR EVIDENCE CONTINUES IN CASE N CIRCUIT COURT WHICH (REW OUT OF THE SALE OF A IORSE BY LOCAL AUTOMOBILE ItALER. The hearings of Joseph Latino of stealer. John Roberto of Btreator( II. iampo of l.a Salle anil Tony ar boni of La Salle, who are charged will the unlawful sale; of liquor, wi re conlnui d until the January term ot the bounty court I Judge Rock this tool ii Ig. A I four of the men are owners ol oitirin1 parlors, and all are charged with having Intoxicating liquor for talc, and with selling it In spite ol the resent prohibition laws. Horse Case Continues. Tetlmony in the $1,000 asm mil trough I by I A. Wideman, lUtOK bile dealer, again: t I'au rd I lo I nd lulef J. Metillo was continue,! today. Thetlalntlff brought the action to col loci i fl.'il promissory note given iJ payrent for a horse which wai ;'d at a sale. The defendants allege that he horse was not in good rondl i tii ii md that they returned it to lb' lonnr owner. Peru Will Probated. Tit will of the late Thomas Karda:;. Din. who died on June Ml, was was Red tor probate today. Kardaa left house and lot valued at 1,200. By te term;; of the will the property will all go to the widow Mrs. Katlirine Kardas. a daughter of the testaor, Mrs Mary Ostrowski, is up pointd the excutrix. GIFL DISAPPEARS DAY I AF1ER MOTHER'S BURIAL rooming the death of her mother. Hess- StClnoko, 18-year-Old daughter of tiarles Btclnke Of North Prairie strei;, disappeared from her home ear!;, last evening. As far an can be loan; d the girl i , in Mcllne After she ailed to relurri lrone last nighl hi r lathi r became alarmed and ap pealed to the police to aid in search ing tr her. The officers w;cre unable to littl any trace of her except for the fact hat ' he hired a taxleab and went as fir as tltlca, where, it is alleged, she warded a Rock Island train for Mollie. Doric's mother, Mrs. Berth;, Stein eke, ilied early Monday mornirg at the Ionic of her brother, M. A. Hen in It. in North Ottawa, and the re mails were Interred Wednesday aft ernom. TIr police are also locking for a Mexran youth about IT years of age who, it is alleged, also went to Mo line. FETZER F.NDS WOMAN 3AVE BOOZE TO BOYS Chicago has one jurist. Judge Pet Zer, vho believes in extending a pro tectiig arm about the youth of that city. A few days ago a woman was broulht to trial In Ms court charged with inducing boys to visit her homo and vbile there allowing them to be come Intoxicated, She was found guilt? and a fine of $200 imposed. Subsequently an effort was made In her lehalf to have the judgment set aside. After hearing the arguments Judge Petser overruled the motion and ordered the payment of the fine, which was finally done. It is an honor to Chicago that it has one judge who was fearless enough to extend a help ing hand to the boys, and it Is like wise an honor to Ottawa that Judge Eetfler is a former Ottawa hoy. He is tin- sen of J, W. PeUer, residing on the south side. KILLED PARENTS FOR , OPPOSING COURTSHIP Saginaw, Mich.. Nov. IS. Richard Champlaln, 2", who las! night con (eased he had shot and killed hi father and Stepmother, today was sen tenced to life Imprisonment follow 'ne his Men cf ?niitv. In Mm c fession, made at the bequest of his 19-year-old sweetheart, Oars Hump rt, a taoTv r. he declared a quarrel with his parents over their objection to bis rourt-shin led to the t rime. They ob tested, he said, because of differences in religious beliefs of the Champlaln pud Humbert families. Following the shoting he set fire to the house MOONSHINE CONTINUE TRIALS OF FOUR CHARGED WITH corneal Um crime. i TIRED OF "TTTT ffrn rrTl " ' ' Ui I Ifi i i, ,'iiniiiill :WI ,, , ,r,Hl if- ) LAST CONCRETE IS POURED ON Fl AVE. IMPROVED JOB IS FORMALLY THIS MORNING AT STATE STREET C OMPI. PTED 11 O'CLOCK OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN ANOTHER WEEK. At just Hi a group of j First avenue the workne n ers-Thompson 3 o'clock this morning rOperty owners In th" paving district witched employed by the l'i.w Construction company pour the last concrete ana nnisnmg the work on their paving territory. Thu the job was absolutely finished was the cause d' union rejoicing on the part of owners Of the proper In ih" district, who bocame vi last week wh( n had and tiny feared the might be hi id up for ry discouraged t eat her set in paving work Beveral weeks. The paving w ill be opi n to the pub lic as soon As th" concrete is allowed j to set and harden or four weeks State street will, it was stated today, be open to traflie by the latter par! J of next, week, concrete In this terri tory having been poured three weeks ago. While no formal ceremony was Sjtaged for the CO 'plction of the pav ing job, several residents staged a little service of their own as they watched the last fragment of concrete smoothed oft Mr. Powers and Mr. Jennings, of fJctals of the Powers-Thompson ( (in struction company, came down from Jollet this morning to see t; job fin ished. As Superintendent McCugO di rected the last hit of work, property owners who wen gathered arouno looked at their watches, and it. is an olllcially stated, offered up a slleni prayer that the paving Job WOUli never have to be gone through wltn again and that the concrete that has just, been laid would last until eter nity. While the diiitrici has been greatly Inconvenienced In having the streets Cloted, people over there are loud In their praises of the manner In Which Superintendent McCngo has carried on his work and the courteous effort ho has made to Inconvenience them as little as possible. MISS SCHERER HOME FOR FEW DAYS' VISIT Miss Alvina Soberer, a member ol the Aftfhar theatrical company, Is spending a few days visiting her par cuts, Mr. and Mrs. Pred Scherer, i f this city. She has just completed an eastern tour, playing in a number ol 'h go principal cities, closing si hica She will leave again Sunday for Cleveland, O.. after which her ccm- toipany will mam a winter tour of tne other eastern cities. GETTING SOAKED XTRA! Arrest Sheridan Booze Runner A deputy from the sheriff's of fice was sent to Sheridan this af ternoon on the 3 o'clock train to take charge of a prisoner named Johnson, who was alleged to have been caught by the Sheridan po lice transporting liquor. SOUTH SIDE HOME UNDER QUARANTINE The home ol Prank Lewis, on Slate Street, has been placed under quaratt j tine by the health authorities on ac- count of the presence of scarlet fe i ver. Helen, the ten year old daugh ter, is the victim ol the disease, the case being a very mild one. Mr. Lewis Is domiciled during the quar antine period at the home of a neigh bor. WHY BUY IN OTTAWA? Because yon do not have t.';V for rv'a? you &tty. to We Americans do not like to wait for anything, for a street car, for our change, or even for the Millenium, a hurry, waiting impatient business, We are in is tiresome, ' and there is no more irksome wait than for something you have bought and want, to use. You want it. you fret and fume, if it is not there when you first aak for it. Next day you storm louder. Then you get busy and write a letter or "jack up" the ex press COlnpatiy. It is mighty provoking, but you do not get much satisfaction, and some times you keep on waiting some time. Buying in Ottawa means no irksome delays In shipment your package is delivered the same day, and, if It Is not, you can very soon got to the root of the trouble and remedy it. liuying in Otta wa means saving of time and thn Raving of temper. And time and temper are worth conserving. Trade in Ottawa GRIDIRON INJURIES OF BOYHOOD CAUSE B. INIOT'S DEATH PROMINENT OTTAWA YOUNG MAN DIES IN NEVADA, MO., SANITARIUM FOLLOWING A BRAVE FIGHT AGAINST FATAL MALADY. this Telegrams wefa redbived morning informing Ottawa residents that Burton H. Atoiiiot, aged 2.S, a, well known local hoy, passed away some time last night at a sanitarium in Nevada Mo. Mr. Moniot had been in very poor health for tho past year, and had been a patient at the sani tarium since .Sept. I. His illness; dates back to an in jury be received in a football game when a 'hoy and from which he ap parently recovered and was well for years. In February his trouble bo came so acute that, it was necessary to amputate his left leg just above the knee. He was a patient at the Mayo Brothers' hospital in Rochester, Minn., for many weeks, but return ad to Ottawa and spent the summer. His many friends believed he was on the road to complete recovery, when he suffered a relapse which made it necessary for him to enter tho Mis souri sanitarium. His wife, Mrs. Irene ( ravi Mrs. Irene Craven Moniot, I and his mother. Mrs. Olive Moniot,! accompanied him to Nevada and were, with him at the time of bis death. Mr. Moniot was born and raised in Ottaw a. His father, the late Henry j Moniot, died nineteen yearn ago. j After his demise the. decedent and his mother made their home with his grandfather, the late 11. J. Moaiot. on Douglas street. He attended the Ottawa township high school, taking an active part In sc hool athletics and in the school or-j chest ra. After his graduation from1 the Ottawa school he attended Beloitl college, and received his degree from there, While a student at Belolt be was a member Of the college glc: club and made several concert trips! with them. He had launched on a successful business career, and was making his home in Jollet when he was en with the illness thai provi to him. Mr. Moinot and Miss hem were united in marriage on lM, in Tipton, la. His brld very accomplished young la was a member of a concert Priends of the decedent we ly shocked when they lean death had cut him off in tl rtak- d t atal! Craven Dec M 1 was a ly and ompsny. i' great ed that e very essed a prime of his life. He possessed great many admirable quaHties character, and was one of the nic popular young men in the city I was active in the Parkings of t . Ma uiiu lodge and of the illini of SENATE BY MAJORITY PU II TEETH" Washington, Nov. 18. The final legislative steps for the outlawing of beer and malt liquors for medecinal purposes was taken today by the senate. U. S. WARNS AGAINST HOG CHOLERA EPIDEMIC SAYS DISEASE HAS GOTTEN INTO MANY TOWNSHIPS OF LA SALLE COUNTY ISSUES ADVICE ON HOW TO EXTERMINATE THE SCOURGE. "Hog cttolera Is ally every towns hi and is likely to as, portions unle s si adopted to stamp said Dr. 1. N. Hal veterinarian, who raging in practic- in La Salle county umo opldi mic pro renuotts steps are cut (I," scourge," teckor, government Is lu Ottawa lead ing V itamp which threaten i c. twine her I this seel ion. Dr. Ilahecker, who has charge of the northern district of Illinois, con tinning his ciatemont, says: '"The Rprlug and tumiie r Race w? was stamped out by burning all dis eased carcasses and infected material eh aning and dtslnfectlt i os, and immune I roatin hogs in the Infected ar, : a few sporatic cases, lucking up the Infection era hogs wen budh d In break:'., thus preserving only t ; assert itself at time, have spread throu th" prem- ill expose: However. ue to hogs where infei "i oppo :h the the lot hol- tu: nig opi rations, c many herds of h thousand:' cf hogs treated this si asoi these t - wnships . Ollg Altht Ugn many d Immune .1 hog raising industry. "Hog cholera Is CI by a virus. . urine, at nose o' t' 1 f win y cause an farm herd present in the blood, notions of the eye choli rn hogs. A ny carry infected, materi outbreak ot Cholera i and mi Symptomr of Cholera. ts a he e sick a "'V hen cholen rs do not all ually only on come up to ea n. Tho rest i . Temperatu Hill econ d will i ma ' 1 and ICS P., 101 to appeal OS r. 'i hi lopped, grunts a weakness being mo hind legs, the ey later giutenated. "Ten years ag an agent to prev United States I d us try discovert vaccination pro! cholera. When healthy hogs it la rmi nt hog ting in admin! will pn -ed it thi from taking cholera However, the treatment Will not cure hogs that ar bick with cholera, or will any othei remedy. "Progressive farmers Insure tli"r buildings against the possible loss b' (ire. Hog raisers should immttni treat eir hogs and have the assur marxeting tneir yi ar pn o n I. it i nnnmn Th? in muns thus pr per C01 advi. treat i ibb tl 11 h in t re it pig! ibout a disc ! that lid treated i eventing it Of hoc S. A. ADJUTANT TO LEAD STREET SERVICE Specie evang conducted on tl unlay ftftcrnool tant O. II. Hart Adjutant Hart, cagn. will also night service h will he assisted the b.cal corps. ill b. Marriage Licenses i-o D. Allen. La Salle rie. La Salle :j.Y G D. ( ,'illiam R. Allen. Rock el P. Ray, Chicago, 2! E avenue He I Jvan jitcai d bv chu his eh, w ifi s B r v i il mother. Mrs. Olive Moniot and Mrs. Bur ton Moniot left Nevada this morning accompanying the remains back to Ottava for burial. The funeral serv ice will bp held some time Sunday at the family home on Douglas street. VETERINARIAN Ik RGE M 91Y ACT py a vote of 56 to 22 the feenate adopted the con ference report on the so- called anti-beer bill and the measure now goes to the president, the bouse having acted upon it some time ago. Twelve republicans and ten demo crats voted against the conference report. Two others, need, democrat and Moses, republican, were paired against the bill. Thirty-three repub licans and twenty-three democrats Supported the measure, while five re publicans, Including McCormlck of Illinois, who was absent and i-aicd, favored th-) bill. The bill will set aside the rilling of former attorney general Palmer, who two days before he retired, advised the prohibition enforcement officials there was nothing in the Volstead act to prohibit the prescription ot beer and light wines for medecinal pur poses. The legislation has been be fore congress since last June. The legislation also puts additional "teeth" in the nation's prohibition en forcement code. it was suggested that President Harding might delay action on tho hill pending an opinion by Attorney General Dougherty on the constitu tionality of the measure. I SLEW RECLUSE FOR j HIS BURIED GOLD Cairo, III., (NOV. 18 When Albert Mowery. aged 3fi, a. farm laborer, spent a gold coin here recently it attracted the attention of authorities and today he is under arrest at his home iti cy press in connection with tho death of Walter S. Brown, age ill), a recluse, who was found dead in the yard of I his home last December 18, with a bullet wound in his forehead. Police say that at the time of Brown's death be possessed several hundred dollars in gold coins. Mowery police claim confossed to the murder of Hrown and admitted robbing him. Approximately $2S in gold was taken from Mowery. At the inquest into the death of Brown an open verdict was returned. t SMALL 0PENSBEL0IT RQCKFOBO HIGHWAY R ekli NOV itenant rr and Ii Ighwa; of w i form! IS. Governor Governor Meets, epresentativea of department and mi liago residents opening this af- Small. Lie Senator Hi the state delegations united In ternoon of The ceretn th Rocktord Belolt road, were held at the ' stale line where a gateway arch is to he erected. A banquet will he sorv 1 ed tonight. Completion of the road i gives u concreted highway from Pd gorton, Wis . to the Ogle county line in Illinois, a combination of Wiscon ! sin routes, numbered 10 to 100, and the Meridian highway of Illinois. ONE YFAR OLD BABY DIES OF PNEUMONIA Jesee Tershowski, ono year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Ter showski, of the Federal Plate district passed away this morning about. 2:30 o'clock at the family home following a week's illness of pneumonia. He sides her parents sho leaves twd brothers and a sister surviving. Pun eral services will he held tomorrow afternoon at 2:80 o'clock from St. Patrick's church. Intrinent will he made at St. Prancis cemetery. HOUSE COLLAPSES IN STORM: FIGHT KILLED Mona hers of Wiekos of here the Wc violent Ark Nov. illy el twenty Bight B. Wo moll is at miles south night when id during a urn). I Mona tr (litis wr i ; deaths call for Details ched ht ci are lacking due wires to 'i kes understood littl' exei pt on t he V Ihe la t th.i but all it Is ioue i down, image i Its farm MISSION FARMER, 34, PASSES AWAY Orvtlle Phillips, aged 34, a well IrnOWU Mis Ion township fanner, died yostordaj afternoon at 5 o'clock a' his home after a two weeks it!nf"Js Bunrlvinv h? leaves a widow aud two children.