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THE OTTAM FKEE TH VPUK-.K)! RN U r rioaYi pcaHtARV i tew MOTHER'S PLEA TO PRESIDENT FREES IMPRISONED SON FORMER PRINCETON WOMAN WALKS FROM KANSAS TO NA TION'S CAPITAL TO BEG FOR BOY'S RELEA8E FROM FEDERAL PENITENTIARY. PORTLAND CEMENT IS CLASSED AS VALUABLE iiiCTrn Akin on ULOILIA mu ouum NTI.I U!i I'oriliiiiil cement "nr the neat Iimihm wneuta, It i mi ll cniiMiicri'il by :;int hi' I hi- BtoM nrtllkrtal product, IRELAND WRANGLE Hardly to Be Expecttd. We've decided to frtttte nut Itoot 1 ."in h to , R member Of 'lu tilty." nM u Mil, "i" you up- he V 1 1 1 accept the ItlTltatloiir" donni It. I (lun't bttfv in- would foi wash Princeton, 111., Feb. 3 Returning from Washington with n pardon for her Hon. who Is a federal prisoner at Fort I .en vi nworth, Mrs. Marfan I KTiCkson. a former resident of Rureuu. topped here Wednesday for a brief visit with friendH. She walked from Kansas City to Washington. J. C to personally appeal to President Herd ing for her son's relemv The pitiful tory of the aged mother touched the proldent'- heart and he ordered her son to he released, She Is hurrying back to Leavenworth to be at the prlaon gates when her son comes out Mrs. Krlckson was Known Here as Mrs. Karl Anderson. Her hiisliand was an engineer on the Reek inland rullroad about ten yearn afO. Attn his dentil she lived at Bureau for aeveral venr end earned a living herself and Kin by taking in Ing Whe Is now 83 years old. According to her story, her only son. Joe. a lad of lti, ran away from home and enlisted at Jefferson Bar racks on Dee. :I0. 1917, and went over .seas with Company K, One Hjndrei and Thirty-ninth Infantry, which was part of the Thirty-fifth Division. He Was gassed In the Argonne on Sept. 2ti, ISIS, and was rpported missing for si ratal months. He was finally lo cated In a field hospital and returned to his regiment. ' At the close of the war ho was dis charged at ( amp Dodge, Iowa, and on the same day re-enlisted and a sent U) the Mexican border, There he WSJ taken sick. While in the hospital he 'ran away, bat soon after he enlisted at, fort Russell at Cheyenne, Wyo . ttnder the name of John E. Johnson. He wai there almost a year befo e his deception was discovered and he was court-martialed and sentenced to Fort Leavenworth for a term of two years. His mother, W ho had not heard from hUn since he deserted on the Mexican fcorder, was notified of his arrest and immediately set about to pet him out) Of prison. She moved from her hornet lit n inwimiu , - - 1 near her son. and, while earning her living by washing and scrubbing, she besieged the prison officials with pe- tltlons to have her son released) Falling to get results there, she started on foot and without funds to walk to Washington to lay the ease before the President. Folks were kind to her on the way. They gave her food nhd lodging and occasionally a kind motorist gave her a lift along the way. She finally landed in Washing ton', secured an audience with Presi dent Harding and poured out her tale Into his attentive ear. At the eonclti eloti of the interview the President made an Investigation, and, harken-' lng to the mother's prayer, granted a pardon for her boy. Filled with gratitude toward Presi dent Harding, Mrs. Krickson left Washington on her homeward jour ney, happy at the prospect of once more'takinc her son into her arms as he leaves the prison gates. Officials of . the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, hearing of le i mission to Washington, sieve her transportation to Chicago, and (supervisor JohtrS. Skinner help ed her on from Princeton to Gales Bur. where she said she could get work in a hospital to earn enough money to pay her transportation the rest of the way back to Kansas. named from lis resemblance to Fen land Stone. This stone N a freestone lUiirrleil In the IsIp of Portland (n I'eiihiMila lUppoffed to have hero for- marls on island), 'he county of Deret, kllglnnd, The stone hardens Upon evposiirc to the air. remarks an .xclutttSe. In the manufacture nt Portland ee inent by the wet process, three pans iif white dnilk are mixed with one I part of clay. The two suhstuiicea, I Sjiong wild the water, lire placed ill t ' "wash mill." In which cutter reduce j the whole to n creamy "lurry." Tb ' slurry then pascs hit,' i-eservolrr j There it l allowed to settle for seme weeks, when the superfluous water Is removed by deenntntion. The mixture Is next dried on heated Iron plate and then burned In Mitt. FIna'iJ It Is ground In h Bne powder Portland cement l tiiimuf:icnirod by the dry proceti freiu hard llmestovps, These limestones rtre crushed small, mixed in the proper prnertWna with clar, Men '"uglily hartted and ground In powder. Since Portland cement is hardly ever employed pwe, it-; strength Is perhaps best rented when It Is mlxi'd with nn equal weight of sand. OVER BOUNDARIES en , Ui pin. i- himself mi nn foot i ni with a mare profe ltii nilniiliiiin Ajre-Henilit Seneca lsltor Sund.u afternoon, Th nuns Hciir.lon and Man, liverde .-helled corn the ril "I lite rt,,ek Mrs. A I. Olson and daughter Cath erine afpMN Thuratia) with Mr Frank Malei holer Amh Maier and Id i belt were In I NORTl I PRAIRIE equal Sem a MnnNu) Ottawa was in PLEASANT V IEW Antieet ScriJIali. The Qreek were extraordinary adepts at sundiallngi aa were shw ihe Kuyptians mi. i tin- A cabin as, and ntn Specially Interesting thing about iiieo Sclent dial In that it i always s slb'c to tell, approxlitiutely, where they were undo. Ever siimlial to be accurate, has 10 be OUtde tor the Intitu le of the place where if la to be set up. Tim-, n simi!:.ii dlscovetpd at rtvmpell in ITdl was one de.dgned for the latltiie of Memphis, and from thla It has been deduced Hint it was made by an Egyptian craftsman, peatib iu the school Of All M.ii'll u TILT FOLLOWS CONFERENCE Bt TW'EEN SIR JAMES CRAIG AND MICHAEL COLLINS SERIOUS SITUATION IS DEVELOPED, RE PORT SAYS. iHihlfn Peli a-iNv the A P. serious situation has trlaen over thl houndary qseeHen between Ulater and South Ireland. It Wat stated, as a result of yesterday's oooferenda be , tweeti Sir James Craig, premier of! Clster. and Michael i olllns. head otl the new ir!h provisional government The conference, which began at o'clock, was com hided at C " P ni. An otficlal statement allowed thai Premier Craig and Mr. Collins had been unable in reach an agreement on the boundary question, causing thi situation in this respect to asunie a serious look The adBoial ststeme .t as madi I J t olonel Spender, secretary of the t hAW cabinet, say: "The dlecesatea between Michael Collins and Sir .lames Craig was al most entirely confined to trie -uhject oi the boundary commission Owing to Mr CBKIbB1 stand on the boundary commission and the Irish delegation'! agreement with Premier hloyd Qeorge that large' territories were Involved and not merely the boundary lite-, ah Sir lames Craig was given to under stand Privately by several British min liters and from statements by Mr Uoyd Ueorge in the house of mm tons, no furf.ier agreement was reached. A very serious situation ha consequently arisen, which breaks u the ooavferaaee tor the breaeni " Simon J. Burlo, who attends the l erslty of Illinois. Is lionie for u week' vacation with his p. rente, Ut and Mrs. Uthltt Harlo. In Banacav Charlea Frnndln and Sand) foi Ot ' Marsrillea attended the show at the I , iv at) Sunday evening ltii: I'egnan was an Ottawa visitor I Sunday. Mr mid Mrs. Henry McK iy of ' - LUnemtn, 111., are the parents of a hah) boy born Feb. 1 Mrs McKay Wat formerly Miss Myrah HlggtM Mis John Slnttery. her slst.-v. el Sen a i Caxfng ttt her and the babi Mrs. Allen Olson, OetherllS and Arnold viatted Monday with relative near Morris. John and loo iVhoffer and trnnM Olson were in Seneca MVJRda) after noon. (Hen Maier was In Morris Saturday. Mtai (Ibidvs Rnih of Morris as a Aiben urlfttth of Morrb nid i no hi Mrs Herman Rehaefer and son John : and daughter iiurnle speni TUoadjU nftemoon with Mr- Mien oiaon ana Catherine, Mis-.cs i ttherlne Olson and K.ith ryn Dutlerfield and anley i. arson ami :ui i)d Olson attend) d (he dance in Morris Friday night. 1 Joeenli Mater made a brief cull on Allen oison and Frank Malerhofer Tuesday. Herman and .toe gchaefer were in Saneoa Tneada) afternoon. I A emprise birthday party for Mrs. .1 1.. Armstrong wa- given Saturd.i avanlng at her home on Scot! street by the members of (fee Moonllghl club, oi which Mrs Armstrong is a member. The evonlng was spent in playing cards, after which supper w.i- served. Kd Walki t and Orion Johnson at tended a anle north of IA ban Mon- day- Miss Kv. lyn Johnson was an tit taw, i vbitor Monday afternoon. Allen Olson and son Arnold were nj .Morris on buMneaa Wednesday, Andrew Olson and Wallace Howe we: . In Beneca w dneadny- I The Ladles' Aid ol the Maullim M Iv church inei with Mra, Arthur Chap man Thwradu) Plana were made to redecorate the Harbor tenant house, to he used a 1 a parsonage. Itcv. and Mrs. Blodgetl expect to be able lo occupy II within a month Thursday ieiilng the young fotkfe ware entertained at the Duttenhaver home uftmei Wire played and a de licious luncn u:s served. All voted Mr and Mrs Dutteiihiiwr royal enter talnera. Beveral from this vioinlty attended the shower Friday afternoon in honor I ol Bah) Abbott Burton, little son or ; Rev, and Mrs. O. A I tin ton. in Mar I icllles. .Miss Qladya Peddksofd spent me week i nd w ith Mr. and Mrs Arthur ' Long. Little Miaa I'm lyn Long apenl Sat , unlay night xx it h her grandparents. ( Mr. and Mrs Walter Lotig, in Mar si llles. Mr and Mr- Howard Batnpaon en t. it. lined the Nelghhorhood club last Friday evening Mrs William Spencer spent the week end with her ptrentai Mr and ' Mrs. A I' Nichol, and sister Orace Mr. and Mrs, Ed Zimmerman and daughter Helen spent Sunday with Mrs. Untold Chapman and family. Mr and Mra, Clarence Pewell and daughter Eloifee Vll !ti I with Mr. at. I Zimmerman and family s. Oscar Chapman spent w ith the hitter's parent Fred Mepner, Zimmerman ami house. I Sunday at the Prank Mra Don Sunday. Mr and M the week end Mr. and Mrs Al and lto keeper Vlsltl Fowell home The l.'pwolth League was held at the Dut ten haver home Sunday bvon in: I. li re , rowd attended and hud an Interesting meeting The, ltaj)i will be held at the fiarber home next. Sunday evening, lareftce Pewetl and lather. D H. I'ewell. Wen llllsllless lllllers ill .Mill- rla Monday. Qeorge I' Anderson, Arthur 'Ihor nn and Qlenn Spencer attended the hog - ile In Sepeca Monday. Mr (hrihranaen of Ottawa wag a bualneaa caller in this vicinity Mdh- day. Mr and Mrs. It. c Spinier enter : .lid the Neighborhood ClUh Monday evening (latnea were played nnd de Itcloui lunch was served il having spent ii very epjoyalde evening, left tor bone ai the we ana' hours of the lieu fllllg. Mr and Mrs Dev ey Coppgl moved lo their new hOHM near atertnan. where tin., will tarn the coming sea Mill. Mrs Sieve Kleinnialer, daughter I' .is and sou Jnnea vlaltad at the it. . Spencer home Tuesday, Mr. Her.dd Chapman and little Margaret Boyd h ue the tonailltla, ProSDerity Tales. What big s,t. ales of prosperity you hear from other towns! The farther away an oil well Is located the Mg eer the flow. Atchison Ulube. Al- Doub'y False. Headline "FhUc Teeth Betray leged Murderer." Might bine known he conldn'i trust 'em.- Boston Transcript TOLSTOY IS JEALOUS OF WIFE; WRITES BOOK; In his book. "Family Happiness, t rr,,iDi,. ialU Mk own rriiojince. lie W " iv'inw,. it".- , was a lifelong friend of bolh Mrs. I mid Doctor Baer, parents of Sofia Audreyevna. whom he loved ardently. Her name is indicative of her ancestry, j " her mother being a high-bred Uussiiin I and her father a Uermun physician. ISoflli imd her sisters were all ac-, ootnpllshed in household arts, us well was In the more elegant studies be titling young women of their station in life." From the very first, his love fur tills girl, many years his junior, was strong and passionate. Finally he ftsked her to marry him. It was his wish that the wedding take place Im mediately, hut Sofia declared that she must have a trousseau tirst. They were ultimately married In September 1802. Although Sotia was Just as much the Idealist as her husband, she was far more practical, and made a per fect wife from the domestic point of View. Their life whs not entirely with out disillusionment. Ardently in love with his wife, Tol.'oy at times exhibited Insane Jealousy. Unjust auspicious were frequently mani fested, hut Sofia had great wisdom ahd understanding, and did not let this falling come between them. He always repented Inter ami humbly begged forgiveness for his rHsh actions. The Store from Which Good Things Come No One Lives Better for Less MottWy than Our Cusl M lbs. Fine Granulated Sugar for 5100 With 3 lbs. Delicious City Club Coffee for V 00 Or with a pound of sixty cent Japan, English Breakfast or Gunpowder Tea. The Cuban Sugar Corporation showed a loss of $12.e;i '; I last rear Department of Commerce predicts higher sugar prices. Gel Wise, book J'our order now. Car H. & E. Fine Granulated Sugar, 100 lb. sacks on the waj 5ou pkgs Non-such Mince Meat, each 15c IOoi) lbs. Yellow Peeled Peaches, lb ! 23c 500 lbs. Loose Raisins, lb 19c 200 lbs. Waahed Currants, lb 23c 1 lb. Imported Figs, extra fine for sauce, per lb 25c Old Time Maple and Rock Candy Syrup. No. 10 or so called gallon cans $1.50 40 tins Gold Label Brer Rabbitt Molasses, can 25c 2 bbls. Bulk Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour, s lbs. for $1.00 30c pkgs Orandma's Pancake Flour 20c Canned Good, Labels Damaged. 3 cans Red Beam 25c Large Armour's Baked Bean- 10c cans Spaghetti 25c 3 lbs. Choice Farina 25c 4 lbs. Electric Tapioca 29c 7 lbs. Choice Rolled Oatmeal 29c 4 lbs Lima Beans 29c 6 lbs. Red Beans 29c 500 lbs. Smoking Tobacco. 4 pkgs. Yankee Girl Scraps 29c V4 lb. pkg. (iood Smoking. 25c Large pkg. Cigar Clippings.. 16c 190 Winner Stogie Cigars $2.75 Smoke ten and if not pleased return the balance. Phone 'No. 12 for fum y cauliflower, spinach, head lettuc brussell sprouts, beets, sweet potatoes. Hubbard squash Fancy Fresh Pineapples, 25c to Fancy Crapefrnlt, 4 for Fcrndell Delicious Mixed Rniits. tine for salads. Holland Rusk, nothing finer for patties. Demonstration all day Saturday Ferndell salad dressing. sample the delicious mavonaise. T R. GODFREY Exclusive selling agency for Chase 4V Sanborn s Boston Teas at Armour's Chilli Con Carne 4 cans Van Camp's Soups.. Armour's Grated Pineapple. Gallon or No. in Solid Apple Butter Gallon or No, lu Grated Pineapple Gel. or No. 10 Catsup reen on 10c 29c .15c 95c ,95c 95c .40c 25c Come In and February Home Furnishing Sale This sale embraces many extraordinary values and reaches into nearly all de partments. Special attraction offered on all metal beds, including springs and mattresses. Many good values may found in rugs and linoleum iOe See us before y mil bu y. The LEADER FUR Ill AND in h mj RUG V Ottawa, Illinois La Salle County's most modem furniture store 44 HELP Too Much to Atk. Coiuedinn "Why did ymi break off four engagement with the leading lady?" Tragedian "Because she had the (heek lo demand that her name ahould be printed on the wedding aV Vttatlona In bliwr and blacker type than mine." London Mall. An indoor baseball tournament has been arranged between all the grade schools of Ottawa. The proceeds will be used for the benefit of Ottawa, playground. A series of seven games to be played in four nights has been decided upon. Suitable prizes will be awarded to the winning teams, also to the winner of the tournament. A prize will be given to the school selling the greatest number of tickets. Tickets are one dollar ($1.00) for the four nights. Opening games, Friday, Feb. 17th, at Armory, 7:30 p. m. Shabbona vs. Lincoln Columbus vs. Washington TheL ineup Origin of Tarm "By-Law." By Is an old Danish word signify lng town, burg or borough. It 1" still retained In many names of places, as Grimtihy, Derby, Whitby, all of which toerna were renamed by the l;ine. The term by-law is therefore "the law of the by or towti." -Ki',wnrd's "Words, Fncte, and rjtrasee." ST. FRANCI9' lb. Mattes, c. Dekreon, p. A. Scherer, Garland, 2b. Kurtenbnck, 3b. T. Scherer, Is. Shando. rs. Vargo. It. Widmer. rf. Hellman. sub. Froson, sub. SHABBONA Rieuf, c. Goodman, p. Schumacher. Hertzner, 2b. Strong, ,1b. W. Lobe, Is. Ohme, rs. Heals. If. Lansing, rf. A. Iobe. sub Crowden. sub Carter, sub. lb. ST. COLUMBA'S Conkle, c. Walsh, p. O'Connor, lb. Uinger, 2b. Stout, 3b. I.anigan, Is. 1.. Fox. rs. Aussein, If. A. Fox, rf. Reilley. sub. Wolfe, sub. Londergan. sub. Charley Roth, coach. ST. PATRICK'S- Rabbitt, c. J. Kenney. p. ilrunnick. lb. Rulger, 2b. Cull. Ma, D, Kenney. Is. T. I'leskovitch. Canty, If. McArrens, rf. L. Pleskovltch. Harbour, sub. Bpance, sub. ' ."tre; rs. sub. WASH I NGTON- D. Simms, c. Campbell! p. Funk, lb. W. ndel, 2b. Schumacher Avers. 1ft. Leland, rs. K. Simmft, If. l'oolittle. rf. Hostetler, sub Kinxnian, tub. Kuyle, sub. lb. COLUMBUS P. Hoffman. C. Nebergnll, Ross, lb. Ironing, 2b. Steele, ."ii). Fngio. Is. Brown, ra. Decker, t. Robinson? rf. .lefferipft. sub. Lesson, sub. Barter, sub. JEFFERSON P- Carlstrand. Qunderaon, Pierce, lb. LeRotte. 2b. Carrier, 3b. Gross. Is. LaValle. rs. Olson. If. O'Neti rf. Botexnan, sub. Stevens, sub. LINCOLN White, c. Qretencord, p. Geigcr. lb. Rising. 2b. Jones, 3b. Freiscb, Is. Hiirtiiinn, rs. Ovelinan. If. P. EieUelkraut. rf. Hrockheus, sub. StrieWin. nb. Fllingen. sub. C. Eichelkraut, sub.