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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1921.
THE OTTAWA FREE TRADER-JOURNAL PAGE FIVt. LA SALLEAN AGAIN IS CHOSEN COUNTY E INSPECTOR JOHN O'BRIEN, PRESENT INCUM BENT. WINS APPOINTMENT AT ELECTION HELD THIS MORN ING BY COUNTY BOARD DE FEATS OPPONENT 35 TO 14. By voir of M to h John O'Brira of i.a Salle, mu r selected county mine inspector, erer John Reynolds hiK Btreator opponent, at this morn lag's meeting or the board or super visors. The election of minn i speetor was made a niolal order of buHitiPSM for today, but srss not ex pected by those in the know" to turn out BUOh a lopsided alTulr. After II was shown that O'Brien had the Held virtually to himself, M. A. Branson, of Btreator, moved that the election ie made unanimous, which course was followed by the anions. Today's session was opened at 10 O'clock and was given over largely to the reading of reports of standing and special committees, following which an adjournment was taken until to morrow morning. The I, a Sulle county poultry asso ciation petitioned the board for an allowance or $250 toward their an nual show which will be held at Btreator, ill . from Jan, : to 14. The petition was referred to the Judiciary and the finance committees to he re ported on at this session. Reports of the state charities and of the court house and Jiiil commit tecs were then read and approved. Extended Blind Aid. The special committee to whom the matter of the petitions from Geo. A .... ...... ? O.m. .1 T... .1 ..1 .. I. Oenowskl of ht Salle, asking ror aid i under the blind act, were referred! to at yesterday's meeting, reported j bac k to the hoard that they had In TestigSted the petitions, and that they had reached an agreement by, which each of the petitioners should 1 receive $1(0 per year. The sheriff s report for the past six ' months, ending Dec. 1. wa. read and showed that an amount of $487.90 was due the county from the office for that length of time. The report Was approved by the auditor. County Clerk Thomas A. Ferguson's report of receipts and expenditures for the fiscal year was then read. The report stated that during the year a total of 408 marriage licenses had been issued. The report was adopted by the board. The Mine Inspector's Pay The fees and salaries committee reported that the salary of the coun ty mine inspector for the ensuing year should remain the same. $5 per day, and that he should be allowed $25 per month fr traveling expenses. The committee also reported back to the, board that they had considered the appointment by County Judge Harry B. Keck of Mrs. Anna Free bury as cook at the county detention home and of William Willy as jani tor at the same institution, and that they found the appointments satis factory and recommended the pay ment of salaries as fixed by Judge Heck. Prepare for Pauper Relief. Following the reading of the com munications and the adoption of the above reports former Chairman M. A. Branson of Btreator introduced and moved the adoption of the following resolution : "Whereas, there are a large num ber Of persons out of employment in our county and the applications for aid will become too great for the funds available to the supervisors and their respective towns, now, Therefore He It Resolved, that the finance commitee the and is hereby authorized to make adequate provis ions from the funds now or may be available for the purpose of meeting this emergency. M. A rtRON'SON." The resolution was adopted unan imously by the 'board. Not to Sue Matthiessens. Mixing a letter covering matters pertaining to the Matthlessen estate with ft resolution ordering the state's attorney to file suits to collect de linquent, titses, the board of super visors yesterday at their regular meeting left the impression among scribes that tin1 move was aimed at the long-standing troubles between the zinc manufacturer's heirs and MIN The Popular Columbia Phono graph Singer FRED HUGHES "The Welch Tenor" Assisted by Earle Browne at the Piano gvV 10 Bert FORD KURT & "Dainty, Mr. Hughes' The Morey " fcVST M I hoIoiis. Such, however, was not oaae. The resolution Ih eonlrar In Import to the Kree Trader Jour rial's interpretation or It In VVednes day's Issue. The hoard did not oil thorite the prosecutor to start nro Deeding! against any one Individual Or set of Individuals, The resolution follows: Whereas, The tlrst paragraph of Article 5, of Chapter 14, of the Re vised Statutes of the state or Illinois. With reference to the duties of all state's attorneys in this state, pro vides at follows The duties of each stale's attorney shall be KirstTo commence and prosecute all actions, suits, indictments and prosecutions, Civil und criminal, In any court of record in his county, in which the people nr the state or coun ty may be concerned. And Whereas. Many thousands of dollars are due to the county of La Salle, on account of delinquent taxes. And Whereas. The supreme court of this state has der ided that boards Of supervisors In this state have no power to employ attorneys to collect delinquent taxes due their respective counties. Mow, Therefore He It It. 'solved, by the iboard or supervisors or the county of La Salle that the state's attorney of La Salle county be nnd he is hereby directed to Immediately take such steps and commence and prosecute such actions, either In law or In equity, as In his opinion may he necessary to collect all dellquent taxes due to the said county of La Salle for the period of twenty years last past. Petitions and Report!. Applications from John O'Rrlen of La Salle, present La Salle county mine Insnector. and William Hell of Streator for the office of county mine j Inspector for the ensuing year were read oy we ciera. rne applications were received by the hoard and plac ed on (He. Petitions from George Armstrong. 07. of Streator. and from II Rudolph, of La Salle, asking for aid under the blind act were then presented to the board. The petitions were accepted by the supervisors and upon motion were referred to the charities com mittee. Reports from Probate Clerk W C Flick of the business transacted in his office for the past six months, and from County Auditor Axel Helberg for the last year, together with Cor oner Timothy Donoghuefe quarterly report, were also read to the board by the clerk. The special committees reported that they had investigated the matters of the reports and found them satisfactory and moved their adoption. The reports were adopted. The special committee on the Dee nis bridge in Dayton township re ported 'b.-k to the board that the bridge had been constructed and pe titioned the board to order the coun ty clerk to draw up an order for $612 in payment of the county's share of the construction of said bridge. The board adjourned then until 10 o'clock this morning. MOOSE LODGE TO TAKE OUT A NEW CHARTER At the last regular meeting of the loyal order or Moose, Captain Harry Glen of Mooseheart presided and it vas voted that Ottawa lodge No. 690 should be dissolved and a new char ter issued. The local Moose lodge has at present eighty members, thir ty of whom are located in Ottawa. It was decided to put up a stren uous campaign and an attempt will be made to reach everyone In Ottawa who has the love of children at heart to Interest him in the great work the organization is doing along these lines, under the direction of ('apt. Glen. To assist him in this work Mooseheart has sent Glen r'age and Harold Coster. Darius A. Rrown, former mayor of Kansas City, acclaimed by many as the greatest orator on the platform today, will be brought to Ottawa next month to make a number of local speeches. The club rooms were renovated and cleaned anil open house will he held every night this week where local members and thoir families may gath er. The regular meeting will be held next Monday evening and all mem bers are urtged to "be present as there are a number of candidates to be initiated. Dolls for the Kiddies 35c to $4.95 at O. R. ALLEN'S the the SUNDAY, DEC. 18th W1LHAT TROUPE "THE INTRUDER" A 'Novelty of trie Varieties & PRICE Pauline EDITH KUEHN in Different Doings" Records may be heard at Roberts Music Store WfifcSjffl $87,576 IRE Hurry Belroac has returned from r. business nip to Chicago, Frank llugl of Ransom was an Ot tawa visitor today. .1 II Herring went to Chicago Ibis morning on business In connection with the sand Industry w. F C stella is transacting busi ness In Chicago tod a Mrs. j. i'. Catlln Is spending the duy In Chicago. Mrs. J. II. Brown or Chicago Is vis iting at the home of I'. , Mahoney on ColUPlbUS street Mrs George Peuch of Earlvllle was an Ottawa visitor yesterday Arthur Walsh. Oi Btreator, was an Ottawa Visitor last nighl Nelson Conway, son of Altornev and Mrs J J Conway, who is attend lug Lake Forest Academy left Chica go this afternoon fur a weeks visit in Toledo, Ohio, with Herbert VVnrti who spent Thanksgiving at the Con way home. Roland Defenbaugh, of streator, was an Ottawa visitor yesterday. Misses Mildred and Inez DeBolt spent yesterday in Ottawa. Miss Ida Bruer, of Sheridan, was an Ottawa visitor yesterday. Harold Krbus. of Peru, was an Ot tawa visitor last night. P, F Nevins. of Adams strict, went to Chicago today for a visit with friends. Ward Defenbaugh ,of streator, was an Ottawa visitor last night Mrs Carl Valley, of Marseilles, waj an Ottawa visitor yesterday. REACH AGREEMENT ON 5-5-3 NAVAL RATIO Washington. Deo, 16.- Consideration f the naval ratio question wus ui.der stood to have been cumuli ted today by the "big three" of the Washington conference. Ml ting at Ih. slate department. Secretary Hughes, A. .1. Balfour and Baron Kato .pent an hour discussing, it was understood, the naval ratio question, and st the break up cf the session it was indicated they wnul i not meet again. This was taken to fori cast final anil complete agree ment on limitation of : aval armament. It was Indicated an announc meat of the agreement would be made before night. CLOSE NATIONAL PLATE GLASS GRINDING ROOM A large number of men were thrown out of work today when the casting rooms of the National Plate Glass factory of West Ottawa shut down for repairs. The casting rooms are the first division of the entire plant to close down and ac cording to Officials of the factory all other parts andj divisions) will be closed by next Saturday, thereby throwing about 4'm laborers out of employment. The shutdown as far as can be learned will last for about six weeks. 33,192 BASE BALLS USED IN N. LEAGUE New York, thousand, one I w e luisehalls Dei'. 14. Thirty-three hundred and ninety- were used m the .a- tional League 1 dler reported meeting today ist season, Pres. Hey rt the annual league While many were used In praetir 0 fl64 sanies thing like 215 I the season. e. UKured on a uasis the clubs used some baseballs each day of w ID RUN CUUNIY IN 1921 THAN IN 1917 AUDITOR'S REPORT SHOWS IN CREASED EXPENSE ACCOUNTS IN NEARLY ALL DEPARTMENTS CHARITIES COST HUGE SUM EACH YEAR. An Increare of $X7..7...C in the cost cf operating La Salle county last year over tin- nverage of the previous Tour .vears was Indicated in the r pnt fthlch county Auditor An i Helberg made to the board of BUporvlsorl ve.i- tenia v aftorMon. In I'.C'I lh" total: i xpenditures for i iountv business were 1493,161.78. The av tragi i tai ex previou i pcnues for the four y were 1395,686.18, An Increase of $88,911 In the up- keep or the various charitable Instill! tlons of the county over the aw rage Cl the past four years is shown In the report, The m!de,i coal of the oourts and criminal channels of tin- county for the pust yeur over the average of ih- four previous years amounted to During the past year there has been an Increase of about 1.10 per cent in , the amount paid In mothers' pension-' I 'I he Increase of the sum paid to state Institutions for the Can of Insane, feeble minded, delinquent and crimi nals of the county ha;; boon Dearly 200 per cent. Thin rafaos the expenses of the ' ounty Court, Circuit Court, shr-r-IJTs ami slate'.; attroncy'n offices. Mr. Helberg in nia report state that tie- lucres d pay of sup rvisors ioi board and committee meetings, to gether with the Increased costs of elections, make the amounts much largi r than formerly. He states that the county treasurer need- about 50 pi r cent more to run ills office, due to his additional work as county col lect ir. . Mr. Helberg advises the keeping of 'about thirty children In the Detention Home at all times, stating tint the overhead of maintaining this number dor s not average so large as when fewer children are there. IH sti.tr.i that he belie VOS the county can save money by holding tic inmate.", there miner trian sending, tntin to outer in stitutions. The report shows that the various county fee offices are all being oper ated within the.lr earnings. The total expenditures of the county as Indicated, by the report were as follows: Total Expenditures. Average 1921. tour years. Charities $U4. 746.7! $106,834.98 j Court und crim inal business. 91,56.12 78,567.45 Roads and bridges 82.773.22 78,01-7.56 Elections 25,591.14 15,446.87 j . Board of super visors 14,000.40 7,7.',,3.3ti 'Hoard of review 2,264.82 1,788.10 County attorney 1.47B.39 1,590.41 County auditcr.. 2,637.14 8,136.27 Mine Inopector.. 1,810.00 1,010.77 Recorder s.994.89 591.83 Surveyor and ! supertlntondent of highways.. 4.279. 2ti 3,017,63 Supi rlntendenl of schools 8,515.94 6,308.01 Treasurer 16,963,53 11,638.17 .Ni W building: Inexpensive Gifts Children's Felt siip-y iers OSJC Children's Felt Slir with $1.00 Children's Beaded Indian Mocs $1.00 Ladies' Felt d nr Juliet Slippers ll Ladies' Pelt tf -s QfT Comfy Slippers . p 1 .OO Ladles' Felt dQ (f Juliet Slippers ..ipO.UU Ladies' Satin 4tO CA Comfy Slippers .Pa-.OU Ladies' Beaded tf -t J"A Indian M o J) 1 . O U Ladies' Gymnasi- iQ AA um Shoes P3.UU Our Daniel Green Felt Slippers are the nicest things for Gifts. Men's Comfy Slippers . . . Men s Leather House Slippers Men's Daniel Green Comfy Men's Felt with leather soles Men's all Pelt Slippers Men's Fine Kid Opera Slippers. Roys' Felt Comfy Slippers L. C. BRAND SHOE CO. and capital Improvements 19,243,00 1 8,910.66 ( Mirth and death ) certificates .. S40 so 5M.08 Better Fanning I Association 1,500.00 Poultry Assn i and Car in In stltutn 860.00 Mf.60 : Homo Bureau , , 1,500 0 P 1,000.00 Wolf bounty . .. 430 I 0 lfi8.00 Tuber ouloale Sanitarium ... 38,020.27 44,778.17 hlld's welfare and donations 413.80 717.00 Misc. Items .... 140.40 M6.30 Soldiers' me- I morlul 19,826.70 Totals ,....1488,161 The total amount i rlminul and charitable II follows: Fcr All Char, tabic 7.x 1395.580.13 expended for purposes are Purposes. Average previous four year $ 87.779.90 8,870.83 18,517.66 8,77.11 5,015.88 :'..:m.st 8,769.50 888.78 408.50 Total 1184,746.71 1105,884.98 Court and Criminal Business. circuit Court $ 88,054.10 $ 17,679.7 County ( ourt .. 1 S.1S:?.29 18,0638.79 Probata court.. 18,019.87 12.498. 21 Slate's Sheriff attorney 9,649.87 8,876.72 14,486.04 10,144.52 1 1 ,595.76 14,444X4 ( 'ounty jail . . . J P, and con stable fees N20.H) a74.S! Total J 91,648.18 $ 76J667.45 Marriage Licenses. Jett Mason, Stn.-ator, 39; Mathua, Streator, 32. Ada XMAS DANCE. OTTAWA ARMORY, MONDAY EVENING, DEC. 26. Merry Christmas is the wish of THE RIGDEN JEWELRY STORE The Rigden Jewelry Store and If you select your pres ents from our complete and 'up-to-date stock of jewelry, Heed Barton Silverware, Llbbey Cut Glass. Minnie Luken China, you will be merry. You have purchased the 'best that can be obtained at a reasonable price and have really given Gifts That Last The Old Stand, 210 Main St. $1.75 41 O (( m).UU $2.75 Daniel Green, $2.95 $1.50 4fQ Cft spO.OU Jvj CtZ vp 1 . 0 O mi, County Home. $ 41,893 22 Detention Homo 10,981.03 Outside pauper aid 41,168.96 Mother,' pen sion 19,659.11 Blind act 6,848.00 State oharltloo.. 9,405.80 Coroner 8961.00 Boldli rs' burial. 1,400.00 insanity com missions 580.00 it HALT WRIT AGAINST MINERS CHECK OFF Washington. Dec 15, The Injunc tion banning th chock Off system Oi oollectlng miners' dues recently is- I ued by Judge Audi rain at Indian spoils today was ordered recast by the Culled state.i Clrcull ourt of Ap peals, it was remanded to Judge An derson with instructions to onor h preliminar) injunction while the case IS being n heard Real Estate Transfers. Nov. iili, 1981, Lloyd II Hunter & to Hunter Stevens Co, s60fi 1 1 r. i80fl wlOft It 4 bl7 La Salle fi Dec. 9, 1981, Marie A Jos. Thnmm to Thus. J. O'Meara it sw'4 7 33 3, II. Her:. 9, 1081, ThOS, J, O'Meara to Marie Thumm sain--. $1. Don't forget Auction Muehler Elec tric Co.. 618 La Salle St. Starts at 1 p, m. Friday. Entire stock must ! be sold. Don't forget Auction Muehler Elec tric Co., 818 La Salle St. StartB at I p. m. Friday. Entire stork must be sold. CLASSIFIED ADS. FOR SALS- Jewel cook store and Reliable gas strive, in g I condi tion. Cheap if taken at once. Tel. 959-K, kor sack MUburn electric; late! modi I; used very little, and cannot i be told from a new car; buy it for Xmas; $1,960. P. H. GODFREY. I 'hone 128. Thurs. & Fri. Dec. 15th & 16th Coming Soon Your Last Chance to See THE DEMPSEY-CARPENTIER Famous Fight Picture The Actual Fight Blow for Blow Admission 50c plus tax Starts 7:00-8:00-9:00 P. M. FRIDAY & SATURDAY Alma Rubens in 'Thoughtless Women" Also Aesop Fable and Topics of the Day aurTVrrT:T-'r trrmm ''' arnii.Trras Buy Your Christmas Brunswick Early The complete line of Brunswicks for Christmas is now on advance dis play. You are invited to come now and inspect these beautiful models, both cabinet and period designs. Now is the time to choose. For thus you avoid the crush of later shopping, have more time to make your selec tion, and are assured of getting just the instrument you want. Prices range from $65; seventeen models from which to choose. Con venient terms can be arranged. Bannons Music Shop Ottawa, 111. 1 Lester J. Horan, Attorney-at-Law PINAL SFTTI.KMKNT Estate of Katharine sheeny, Notice is hereby given to all persons Interested in said Batnte, that the un dersigned, Executor of the lust will nil Testanont of said Katherllie p'heehy deceased, will appear before the Probate Court of the county of La Salle and State or Illinois, at the County Court House, In Ottawa, In said County, "ii Monday, the 18th day of February, A, D . 1988, for the pur pose el rendering an account of Its proceedings In the administration of said Estate for the final settlement, when and when- and all persons in terested may appear and show cause, if any there be, why such account should not be approved by the Court. Dated ut Ottawa, this Kith day of December. 1921. THE FIRST TRUST COMPANY of Ottawa, Illinois Executor. Attest : WILLIAM C. FLICK, Clerk Crobate Court, La Sale Coo. rvv4fri i i.i skTi . Pawn si mii TTiinniavj Tonight tdna Murphy & Johnny Walker in "PLAY SQUARE" A Wm. Fox Feature, filled with thrills. ALSO THE LATEST FOX NEWS Tomorrow Tom Mix in rj "After Your Own Heart" His latest picture, and as always, a sure firepleasing entertain ment. Also our usual high-class comedy "THE STORK'S MISTAKE" Today J 1 Stria M7 FlaUhrd la Kdtm BrvwSJ or R.S Mahoc.ay na Fumed or Goldaa r .k . 1 S ! 'TTlt tir T7rTrTta r iTffTy"r4saMBrTTsr4jg4 TTttn i f" Lt