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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1921.
is THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER-JOURNAL WO IN HOLD INTERESTING MEET BIBLE DISCUSSED nSM ' SCRIPTURE FOUNDATION' OF ALL AMERICAN ...INSTITUTIONS PRINCIPAL ADDRESS DELIVER ED BY J. A. ANDREWS- D ROTH ERHOOD SHOWS HEALTHY GROWTH. The bible, an a foundation for civ nidation, the modern economic ByH tem, the church und even our polit ical H.VBteni, was the keynote of aev eral talks which were given !attt night, at the meeting 0f the Baptist brotherhood. The meeting was In charge of J. A. Andrews, who opened the program by giving u resume of an addrexs recently delivered by Ray mond Robbing at Dixon, III. In this address Mr. Hobblns set forth tho argument that one of the principal causes of the world war was the breakdown of the Protestant church In Germany. He also stated that after an Investigation he was onvlnoed that the breakdown of the Creek, Catholic church in Russia was largely responsible for the conditions that have existed there for the last few yearn.. Rev William Millard, who Is In Ottawa in the Interest of the Klwanis Club, then told Of what a remarkable book the bible Is, showing how accur ate it is in all its statement and that it was impossible for the writers of the bible to have known of the things of which they wrote had they not been Inspired of God. He pictured this hook the word of God -as the foundation upon which the church la built and the church as the support ing factor of all humanity Mfty men were present at last evening's supper and meeting. Pre ceding the supper .Miss Ruth N'elson. of Pleasant View Luther college, sang two splendid solos. Miss Nelson is new to the menilbers of the brother hood, aud her pleasing contralto .yolce and charming manner won her much applause. Spare ribs and sauer kraut were the principal features of the supper, which was bountiful and excellent. Following the supper. In addition to the talks by Mr. Andrews and Re.v Millard, Miss Murlal Stange landj also of Pleasant View college. Kave' two splendid readings. "An Old Sweetheart of Mine." by James Whit r'omD Riley, and "In the Usual Way." C. W. Hawley, a member of the broth erhood, read "The Creation of Sam ?jfcgee," by Robert W. Service, and fetor Svaln. a Pleasant View stu dent, rendered a violin solo, for which he was roundly applauded. At tho..cojclu:sion of the program business matters were taken, up. The secretary's report showed that the brotherhood Is in a flourishing condition both financially and in membership. Among the more im portant matters taken op was the de cision to: adopt one Armenian orphan through the '"near east relief fund and to invite the brotherhood of the Peru Congregational church to visit the Ottawa brotherhood, probably at the next meeting. Considerable discus sion over the Baptist brotherhood's membership in the Chamber of Com merce was indulged in and as to the position the brotherhood should take with reference to matters now before the Chamber of Commerce. Dr. B. E. La Due, F. M. De Lapp and the secre tary were appointed a committee to Investigate these matters and make recommendation. "MR. ZERO" EMULATES DIOGENES, ONLY HE ; tOOKS FOR CHRISTIAN Washington, Dec. 14. Urban Le floux, the "Mr. Zero," of the recent unemployment crisis today began a one man picketing campaign against the armament conference. Ledoux while parading in front of the Pan American building carrying his heart covered, umbrella, a bible and a lighted a lanter. "I am searching for a Chris tutn Ih the conference," he said. Glove Thief, Notice. Tou were seen taking kid gloves at Allen's store yesterday afternoon and I unless yen return or settle for same by percon or by mail by Saturday war rants will be issued. Hydrc-Toran Tires Are Guaranteed for io.ooo miles, and against stone-bruise, rim-cut and blow outs. A fabric tire that's as big as a cord, better than cords at stan dard fabric prices. Let us show you why Hydro- Toron tires iepf&re whneothetrptonase jKrMORC- TIPl- TUIE? TUBES' SATIRE ACCKSO CORNER LASALlt EpcdEttefi Mr. and Mrs. Louis I'oltchmunn and son, George Adalbert, have returned to their home In Chicago after all wid Ing the funeral uT Howard (Yowdtu in this city. Mrs. Andrew Dloboll of BwCOtt was an Ottawa vlnltor today. Horace Crowdon has returned to I ako Korea! Academy to resume his studios after having been called h-re by the death or his 'brother Howard Attorney George Boll ( f Ustan: transacted business In Ottawa today Ol'ln Ogdi n has returned to his home In Miner after spending several days ut. the home of Mr. and Mm. George A. ( rowden on Klrst , avenue. W. 0. Riale Is transacting business in St renter today. E. K. Achard made a business trip to Chicago this morning. T. J. Haley Is a Chicago visitor to day. George L. Farnaworth. highway engineer, made a professional trip to Chicago this morning. Mr. and Mrs. V. J. Duncan are spending the day in Chicago. George P. Fisher of the Pioneer works Is transacting business In Chi cago today. C. W. Helmig of Peru Is looking after legal matters In the courts to day. AUTO CRASHES INTO MAN RIDING BIKE ON SOUTH SIDE HILL Casper Tabor, about 25 years of ige, a resident of Route ti, Otawa, had the misfortune of sustaining a com pound fracture of his left leg last night when he was run Into and thrown off a bicycle by a Dodge tour car owned ud driven by C. M. Corbin. local garage proprietor. The accident occurred about 7 o'clock just above Prospect avenue on the Courtney street hill. Tabor when thrown from the bi cycle alighted on the pavement and. the wheels of Corbln's car passed over 'he leg. According la Mr. Corbin he was go ing up the Courtney street hill, while Tabor was coming off at Prospect avenue onto the hill. As he approach ed Prospect avenue he smashed into Mr. Tabor on the bicycle. Tabor at the time had no light on his wheel, which prevented Mr. Corbin from see ing the rider. Tabor was thrown from his wheel directly in the path of the automobile. Mr. Corbin brought his machine to an immediate stop and went to the as sistance of the injured man. He was placed In the auto and driven by Mr. Corbin to the city hospital. There an X-ray photograph was taken of the Injured limb and the fact was reveal ed. Dr. J. H. Edgecomb attended him. Mr. Tabor is a brother of Mrs. Henry Meintz, yvho resides on South Christie street. BILL TO LEGALIZE FARM CO-OP SOCIETIES Washington, Dec. 14. Legislation to legalize co-operative combination of farmers for marketing and distr bution of their products and to pro vide . for agricultural attaches at American consulates In foreign coun tries will be recommended by the Joint congressional committee of agri cultural Inquiry, according to Chiir man Anderson, who announced today Uwt pat of the commission's reports would be made public before the end of the month. The report, he said, also will stress the need for more ade quate wholesale terminal facilities. Findings of the commission, ac cording to present plans, will be di vided into four reports, the first to deal with the agricultural crisis and its causes to he followed by reports relating to credit, transportation and distribution and marketing. The committee which was to have made a final report by the first of the year, has asked consent of congress to si-'hmlt tbe last of its findings by next April. Represented in the complete re port of the committe. Anderson said, will be labor of 200 committees and 3,000 co-operators, as well as the work involved in answering approxi mately 10,000,000 questions set forth In 25,000 questionnaires. E. ST. LOUIS STRIKERS SHOOT NEGRO WORKMEN East St. Louis, Dec. 14. The first serious act of violence In the packing house worker's strike here occurred this morning when armed men board ed a street car carrying employes to the packing houses and shot Solomon Tart, a negro, thru the left lung. are better! MILEAGE- CO PMONC- up i in i 1 M M ffil 'I XMAS VACATION TO START IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS DEC. 23RD SCHEDULE OF WINTER HOLIDAYS IS MADE PUBLIC THIS MORN INGCLASSES WILL BE RESUM ED TUESDAY FOLLOWING NEW YEAR'S. Christmas vacation In the Ottawa public schools will not start until Friday afternoon, Dec. 23, this year. The schools will convene again af ter the hollduy vacation on Tuesday morning, Jan. II. . In most of the rooms throughout the city, very flue Christmas prOgMUBI will be given on the afternoon of the 2.1rd, In which all the best talent In the schools r ill be pressed Into serv ice. A great many of the teachers, and no small number of .he students are claiming to go out Oi the city to spend their holiday vaca'lon, which will be the only week nf freedom they will enjoy until the spring va cation, the latter part of March. Ottawa students who are attend ing the colleges, however, will have a longer vacation period. Most of them will start arriving home on Fri day night and Saturday of this week, and will not return until tlx day after New Year's. The students of the city are loklng forward with great anticipation to the holiday vacation, anil are plan ning to make the most of their days of freedom, which will end ; 11 too soon for them. Many parties, dances and other social events have been planned by the children for their vacation period, and the week gives promise of being one of the fullest of the whole year, among the chil dren, as well as among the grown ups of the city. COSTUME HIGH SCHOOL PLAY TO CONFORM WITH "STORY OF BETHLEHEM" The nativity play, "The Story of Bethlehem" which is to be presented on Sunday afternon, Deceber 18, at 4:30 o'clock at the Ottawa High school promises to be one of the most beautiful and Impressive of the Christmas services to be seen in Ot tawa this holiday season. It is filled with the Yuletide songs and choruses Of Mediaeval times. These melodies have been complied by Mari Roeuf Hofer and the collection as a piece of musical restoration is a work in ,art. Special efforts are being taken to eostume the play after the traditional pictures of the shepherds, the angels, the wise men and the Holy Family. Unique lighting effects tend to add to the realism of the scenes. The Htudents taking part in the production are entering Into the spirit of the story with notable ability. From be irinning to the end one seems to feel that he is not witnessing a play but participating in a religious service of jiipresslve character. The proceeds of Sunday afternoon ire to be added to the fund which the high school is raising for the starviug children of Armenia and the worthi ness of this cause is an added reason why the school auditorium should be filled to overflowing next Sunday. SUPERVISORS TO SUE MATTHIESSEN ESTATE FOR ALLEGED TAXES Decisions to renew the fight to col lect back taxes due the county of ha Salle were reached this afternoon at the second session of the board of supervisors of this county, when Su pervisor Tom Haskins of La Salle, offered a resolution ordering States Attorney Harry F. Kelly to collect the money due the county. The renewal of the agitation to collect the taxes, mainly those claimed to be due the STUFEU 7ht ury oron Money Cheerfully Refunded county from the Mfttthiessfen estate of La Halle, grew out of lei tern sent each Individual member or r 1 - hoard, by Attorney Clarence Olggn of this cltv. i attorney for the MattblesHen estate. I requesting them to refrain from taking I - .. .. . ..ll..... mi IV r action M me money. Supervisor Hasklngs who received 'it eonv of Ihe letter from Attorney i Griggs, reud the letter to the board, i after which he extended the courtesies of the board to Mr. OrlggH to address that body. Following this he offered his resolu tion which wus adopted by the board by a vote of 23 for the motion and 14 against It. 'Communications from county Judge Harry II. Heck stating that lie had ap pointed Mrs. Anna Freebury aw cook at the La Salle county detention home at a salary of $40 per month, until the next meeting of the board at which line the salary might be changed, and the appointment of William Willy as janitor of the detent inn home at a salary of $'0 per month were -ead by i the clerk. Both communications were 1 received by Ihe board and referred to the fees and salaries committee and the detention home committee. HOME BUREAU TO CONDUCT FOOD SALES The executive committee of the home bureau at their meeting on Dec. 5 decided to hold a series of food exchanges and rummage sales thru out the county. Accordingly a gen eral committee with Mrs. Roy Shav er. chairTian. and Mrs. J. N. Hoag and Mrs. A. F. Hornung on the com mittee were appointed to subdivide the county and make definite ar rangements for the sales. The coun ty -was subdivided Into five districts with a committee for each district. Earh district was requested to hold a sale on Saturday, the 17th. The districts with their commutes are as follows: Mendota- Mrs. Dana Miller,- ehalr man; Mrs. Henry Davis, Mrs. Fred Foster, Mrs. Gleen Shaver, Mrs. J. A. Rupp. Mrs. Edward Brown and Mrs. Thomas Murphy. Leland -Mrs. Fred Seville, chair man; Mrs. Elizabeth Abbott, Mrs. S. A. Potter, Mrs. J. B. Keraber. Mrs. Charles Pool, Mrs. Walter Joslln and Mrs. T. Earl Mosey. La Salle Mrs. Fred Mudge. chair man; Mrs. Ell Crosiar, Mrs. Charles Strout. Mrs. Mason Mullock. Mrs. R J. Ashley. Mrs. W. P. LeClaire and Mrs. Charles Robinson. Ottawa Mrs. Roy Shaver, chair man, and her committee, Mrs. Joseph Moore. Mrs. J. N. Hoag, Mrs. Chas. Beck, Mrs. Roy Cross, Mrs. Rex Ped dicord, Mrs. John Hlnkey and Mrs. O. T. Hayer. Streator 'Mrs. E. E. Stevenson, chairman, and her commtitee. Mrs. Arthur Conness, Mrs. Harry Hagie, Mrs. Edward Strobel. Mrs. Elgy Birt well, Mrs. Earl Hosterman, Mrs. Floyd Breckenrldge and Miss Nell Wakey. As Msny a Wife Knows. The poor that we have always with ns includes poor excuses. Boston Transcript, Old Nest 99 Special Music Admission, Adults 28c Children 10c TODAY Return engagement of Last chance to see ' nine Xmas Robes A GOOD book, an easy chair, a warm, cozy robe 'that's solid comfort. You'll find the robes here, robes of every description. Navajo Indian robes are especially fine; fcCIfe great values at Robes and Jackets, $7.50 to $23 C.0FC. BALLOTING ON HIGHWAY FAVORS SUPERIOR ST. ROUTE MAJORITY OPPOSE EAST SIDE ENTRANCE FOR TRAFFIC OVER IVY WAY VOTE IN OPPOSITION TO NARROW FOX RIVER BRIDGE. Much Interest his linen manifesti 1 by numbers :f the Chamber of Com merce and, in fact, by all the citizen.; of Ottawa on tin. refen nilnin thai wan MQt out by the organization to si cure an expression of opinion on the routing of the h.rd read into Ot tawa and the question of u bridge on Main stree t over the Fox river. lip to noon today the tucretnry had received l?.r replies, with over 300 yet to be heard from. At the nraaent time there is over three to one In I favor of the Superior street entrance, tin voto standing 'JX to 31, with li bal lots not marked, on the question t I whetY'r the members favor a street I wide bridge over tho Fox river on M.-ln street, tho vote stands US for and 1 1 against, with ti neutrals. In ! luiHng If tin members of the organl nation would support a $10, Oh h ml I Issue If it was necessary to secure a street-wide bride, 110 expressed their I wlllingr ts to suport such an insue, ! IS were Against it and 7 disinterested The last question was whether the membi rs would favor the building of a Street-Wide bridge of steel in pref erence to a narrower bridge of con The Christmas Store for Everybody Only a very short time to get ready for Christmas Our store is splendidly equipped to help you in making selections. We advise you to shop in the morning as early as possible thus avoiding the great afternoon rush. SPECIAL NOTE As we take inventory much earlier this year, we have reduced every gar ment in our great women's and misses' wearing apparel division to ef fect a speedy clearance. "Why wait till January when you can buy any coat, suit, . Genuine Madison Suits formerly sold at $57.50, now Visit our great doll and 8. & H. Green Trail ing Stamps given with Every Cash Purchase. " . ' VSBBHBHMHHHBKSHSMMHHHSHHHSMaSSMaHMaaHaSSBMMaHM MBksHs Tex Rickard Presents HHBHV The World's Heavyweight Championship Gcorg Biggest human contest ever staged. Every detail is correctly shown, giving a possibly have had if you were in attendance at ringside, Jersey City, July 2, 1921. ADMISSION 50c PLUS TAX Night 7:00-8:00-9:00Matinees 1:15-2:15-3:15 crota If it win found Hint tho $80.000 1 available would build a stool girder bridge and not oncu-rlt for a street-1 wide concrete s' met urn. The major ity In this case BO01D to favor the i propostUcn and have recorded L00 votes In favor of it and 27 against it Bight of tho mi nbt rs did not exprt is their prefi r. nee, No time has be l definitely :iet to terminal" the voting, but Ihe officer! of the organization are planning to! bold u nu ting ither this w. k or the first of next wv: k and give these mat-' ten further consideration, Th y have SlM) under ciin: Meratioll the question cf uniting tie ,1,.,'d road c aning In from the north, and in addition to thai i ure working with tie city council . ith a view of denrieing soma moans to con nect IXB the. lit li side pavt HU'llt with the bard road i ding to Starved Rook. Notice. I rferiri tr; publicly oxpreas my up- pn elation ;f the prompt and officii it manner In which our fire department i o ponds i to Ihe call at my he iso j e ti rday. it WHS li is than thro;- mln lite. i Whin one of It -i nu iib r; W&l on the rocf. W. H. BARNARD. I Attack on Manly Beauty. As ti general thing nothing Improves a Riait's looks as much as a shave un less it's n mask. Galveston News. Notice. Regular meeting or the IllinI camp 4C1, R. N. A., at Maccabee hall. Wed nesday evening, Dec. 14. Flection Of officers. All members requested to be present. BRIDGET MOLONEY, Oracle. SARAH DAY, Recorder. Notice. Anyone who wishes to contribute to the Salvation Army fund, If he has not already done so, please hand your contribution to Fred Oerding, treasurer of the campaign. dress or skirt" at less than COATS Coats formerly sold at $2 50 $18.50, now Coats formerly sold at 75 $29.50, now Coats formerly sold at 75 pj y . JJ, now Coats formerly sold at jj QQ $49.50, now Coats formerly sold at QQ 1C $59.50, now Coats formerly sold at $45 00 $67.50, now SUITS Suits formerly sold at 2 QQ $18.00, now Suits formerly sold at jjl C $25.00, now Suits formerly sold at $99 7 $35.00, now Suits formerly sold at jjjOJ QQ $49.50, now Kfi CO Suits formerly sold at $75.00, now DRESSES Dresses formerly sold at $14.50, now. Dresses formerly sold at $1 9.50, now. Dresses formerly sold at $29.50, now. Dresses formerly sold at $39.50, now. Dresses formerly sold at $47.50, now. toy department in our Today & Tomorrow Presents T. Lucey & Bros. Dcmpscy Carpentier Five Reels of Terrific Action CLASSIFIED ADS. (Main Want Ad Section Page Seven.i Koi; BAUD A small slock of grocer ies Will sell Cheap it taken at one,-. Belling Oil liei n'lnl ill slcklie 1 N" ColumbUS St., at Columbus St bridge The Congregational Ladirt' Auxiliary win meat Friday afternoon at u : :n at church parlors for s business meeting. All members are urged to bo present L.I Trv the Free Trailer Journal Want Ads Tonight May McAvoy "A Private Scandal" ALSO A PATHE REVIEW AND A MUTT AND JEFr COMEDY Tomorrow Edna Murphy & Johnny Walker in "PLAY SQUARE" COMING TOM MIX in "After Your Own Heart" manufacturers prices. $49.50 $ 9.75 $13.00 $19.75 $26.75 $31.75 great daylight basement. Contest Between and better Idea than you could Ottswa Green Bay I Ml ! lllrtSilll I 61111 fTR&tT? 654-