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- V' '0 TATT"D1 4 if I! OTTAWA FREE TRADFK Fttabllthrd '840 1 ITTAWA jOURNAi Established 1880 WEATHER. AJL.JL JL jl JF d I ir?a U! J 1 fc; " I , Rain tonight; Thurt- ..... ifl. 5g day unsettled and colder. AND OTTAWA FAIR DEALEK V JJ H)LUMB 8--NO. 285 OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY NOVEMBWH !, 2s 1 )"( l. ( k Di i ioM, PRICE i wo i kms KIDNAPED IknK MIDNIGHT STORM KILLS FOUR AT TORNADO SWEEPS OVER SLEEPING TOWN: 30 HOUSES LEVELLED SEARCH RUINS FOR V'f.TiMC BELIfVFD WOMAN KNOWN TO KILLED. BODIES Oc LOST-ONE H.AVE BF EM SIX INJURED AT BELLEVILLE. Belleville. III.. Nov. 1. Six men wore injured seriously today whet' n windstorm blew down i laroe -rr.kestack at the Belleville Stove ara nanye co-ripany. The men were at work on the second floor of the plant when the smokestack crashed onto the roof. Th.-y were carried tc the I r t floor with the wreckaoe. it took firemen nn hour to extriefeta them. The damage .-- e-tim.ited at ScO.CO'J. The storm also did dam age aboLt the city. Webb City, Mo., N n of searchr. welcomed morning after live in n I. Ilundrds daylight tbta trs - 9 '' prop their i (Torts to 'l:R i,i III.- (f;t t k .!. rlBd the bodle lleved to iinv. tornado which after mid b bt, Of four perrons he. 'st thi'ir lUis in the swept this i ity jn i One Woman, Mir,. Freds, 'mi Known to have been kill ! aid fifteen other poi ons i re In jured, Konir of them critically by the storm, which struck tho eltj in two 1 'laces. About th ity houses were de molished Bid m..r. than tl 0 pcrac ure homeless. r3n ii.ror th-dord and injured VM hampered by the fact thai a cloud burst preceded the wind storm. It Ib estimated Unit from three to four hopes f rnin f, II with! i a f w hours Lefnr . (iu tornado Tho debris of the d m iiiRK wen- searched with flashlights and all aval lance from JopHn and lianed bulid lantoroa and able b mini other noin . wer rush"i! to the tv D n the city w hlcb atufJfi red storm. The ; ioi in struck lirst in nart of the clt.v and, d& In -utd the business section i:; (!. centi r of town dipped down i"";in n the northw&i rcsl'b intial section In each plact 1 Miiiii rii in an nrea of a charter of i mile sKjU'ira wore demolished In tin couth residential aoctiona the reed deuces dcatroyed we those of laborers, while auction contains some prinH pally th north of the f ,vest nest resldoBceti Jp the si M left l area, the ground. With thr HUporftctal In town, 'lit hen: p otle h r; coming of dnylig' eare.h had been i ii bad boeq cttrutely on While it wit iptposclble lo i the number 1 1 i believed that it or five persons had boon killed, era admitted the number mlghi creased. The telegraph end t le uommunicsUon win int trrupte some time after th storm. Th Qrst Information n rdine tli' torn mine ejven out short.!; on the Asaociot lin, a. few miles tablished about ad Press wire t, from here, vms thirty minutes .Iom- iv-es- after later bv tlu storms struck. Some time telegraphic communication was llshed at Jopiim and other ne points. The storm wtjts believed to have tiikon a northeasterly direction from here. Although report., of hich winds wore root Ived from other point , i no sericus damage was doto el.e where, so far as has been learned. BOILER CLEANER FALLS INTO HUGE FLY WHEEL Leonard Burden of Bureau, 111., was rushed to the hospital at about 530 last evning as a result of what w;i I at first thought to be a serious acci dent. Itnrden w ho is a boiler cleaner by trade is employed by the Roek Island at his trade traveling from one place to another to (lean the com pany's property, yesterday the boiler rng r.-a in Ottawa working at the Ruck Island pumping station here. The day's work was just about over and the work completed v hen some how or other Burden fell Into the fly wheel of the huge engine at th" sta tion. His pals rushed to his aid and shut off the enaine but not until he had been painfully hurt. Oladfelter's ambulance was called and the injured man was rushed to the Hyburn Hospital. Or. E. S. Parr was BUnrmOned and he treated the man s i-uts and bruises. His left arm altho not broken was badl) bruised while he a0ffeeg minor cuts and all over his bodv bruises This morning the injured man was resting easily and he will probably be taken to his home either today or tomorrow. II i II " I Lis ill uuun ) 100 Alt HOMELESS ON K$ URGES if i mm owe n wmrnm WEBB CITY. MO. 0 J DIVORCE DEFENDANT TRIES TO FIFE SHERIFF'S AID AND .S HALTED ONLY WHEN TWO BUL LETS STRIKE HIS BODY. i A1 lie was iitti-inpMllK lo eMiape from ii deputy who tried to place him under an t on an uttailrnient from the circuit court, charging him wph violation of an Injunitloii. Frank Vie- icii. is aaid to have been shot in the hip Htni iieci by Millet from Deputy Sheriff Ciaop'a kuh. The abootliu took plain in corn Held on the Earn ol Mrs. Jennie Vlclch, near Benecs Mrs vii ii h secured a divorce from the defendant in the circnll court yee .i niay afternoon. At th" hearlnc Mrs. Vidch teatlfird th it the defi ndanl returned to lcr borne slne'i time ago, forced her to lire with him, and had beaten and mistreated her, in spite of a emir in- lunction prohlMtina; him from com" Ing on th" place. Judge Bldredre whs roused by tin i violation of t'c conrti orders, and signed an at tschmetlt for tl"- body of the defen rtanl ordering him broaghl into lb tribunal on a eontethpl of court chargOi Deputy Sheriff .! ihn Cisco went oil 'o the farm of Mrs. Vldch, where the defendant was v'-'-injf. to In-itiK the defendant into court Vlclch fled as lie saw the offi-er approaching the ooA)se.. Qtaeej tvl( after, him, ?lvinK chase across an orchard and Into a corn Sold. He whs unable to over come (ha WO fool handicap start. Hi" fin.-itii had on him. Seeing; thnt he could not reach him, and at the man's refusal to halt, die deputy open ed lire Vicich succeeded In getting awajr. l ater Mrs. Vldch saw her ex-husband at the home oi a neighbor, and he told her that, he had been shot In the hip and hei 1 lies id that his old clothing showed the bullet hole; end blood from the gun wounds. Mrs. Vlclch became excited and summoned Dr. Coulter from Seneca, but Mr. Vb Ich refused to allow the physician to examine the wounds. Deputy Cisco does not believe his bullets struck the man, Hie alleges he fired three times to frighten him and cause him to stop. Mrs. Vlclch won her decree on Charges of cruelty. She secured a di vorce from the defendant on Peb. liS. lillfl, but had the decree Set aside on Man h 13, 1919, und returned to live with htm. Last spring she and placed under i served six months and was released d him arre eace bond, the county week ago, ited He jail II" ml out to his uccordlng to i of the pro I. Vicich ov of land in farm at lemamded once, B di- her rt v. iveral hundre of Bern n nut v Her d" ree Was ita tied on (barges of cruelty. She sta the defendant wi re lalC, in Seneca am of six children, Mr 1 1 d th'it she and married April IB, are the parents (. Vicich also has a son by a previous marriage. She alleged that the defendant struck, kicked and threatened to will her. She Hlso claimed that he took their infant child and threatened to cut off Its head with a hatchet. She also alleged that, he struck her in the face twenty -five or thirty times. She calimed tat is cruelty was the result, of his failure to ge! her to sign away her farm to him, After heating the evidence Judge Kdgar Kldredge granted the decree. HUNTS BANDITS WHO STOLE FORD AUTO Ottawa police were asked last night to be on the look-out for a herd tour ing car with a white top. a liHfi model, "ligine number 17''2219 and bearing Illinois license plates that start with 5 the first two digits of the license being 65. From what can he learned tii" ear waa stolen from Woodstock, Illinois, some time yesterday, The American Legion Post 412 are much interested in the car and has Offered SW reword for its return. American Legion officials Who notified the Ottawa police Stated that the men who took the car are vicious criminals .nnd much care should be used in ap prehending them. They obtained the car by holding un a man and threat- ening lo murder him if lie did not give them the car. That is nil the Ottawa police cctnld learn except that the request was urgent and asked for the local department to keep a lookout for the criinnial'. DEPUTY SHOOTS MAN WANTFil ! RnilPT Ft A THE ARCHITECTS W ! F E ALLEGES HUSBAND IS IINTRUF 10 HER SAY8 SPOUSE ANO WENT TO OTEC. THEY LIVC3 AS WIFE DIVORCE 8 SOU L MATE ON, WHERE MAM AND GRANTED. Making cfiargea of Infldelft: Mr Mabel J, Barnes Becuri d a divorce from William G. Barnes, a Lostant architect and carpenter, in the ( Ircult Court this morning. According to the bill tiled by the complainant jur.t be fore the hearing, the couple were mar. rtejd May L'."., 1902, and lived togeth r until Nov. t&, Ifiltl. On the latter date. Mrs. Barnes claimed, the defendant and a Mrs, I21aie Reynolds disappeared from their homes ami went to Portland, Oregon, Where they lived for several months, She claims thai Ihey returned together g toi tine ther 1 1 at th nt i nt Mrs. BartSeo told the court the de fendant, had an Income of 1300 a month. Sad wa awarded the custody of their four children. West OUa.va Man Sued. 1 John O. Moore of West Ottawa, was made defendant n a divorce proceed ing started In Un Circuit Court today by Mrs. Qoldie Moore. Mrs Moor" made charges Of cruelty, and alleged that the defendant remained at home and Interferred with her house work, her, and is abusite. She ;,so ( barged that he did not support her, The Mil alleged that the couple were married October 28, mix and separated Oct. 31, 1922. Mrs. jlfoorB asl: . the eti s tody of tb"ir daughter, June, aged 2 years. Denies Burris Plea. I Judge Kldredge in the Circuit court today denied the motion of Isaac Burris, which asked thai an in junction be dissolved which was grant ed Mrs. Anna Harris and Isaac Burris, which prohibited him from ri no coal from the property on which they farm south of the city. Isaac Burris Is the south Ottawa fanner who mys teriously disappeared while attending Church In Ottawa a few weeks ago. The court refused to dissolve th injunction, upon the niing of a 1,000 bond by tho complainant, At, the ip". Hie temnc-arv Injunction was granted. Mrs. Burris was. required to tile a $2un bond. Ask Case Be Reviewed. The La Salle Connty Carbon Coal company (lied a writ of certiorari In the Circuit Court today, asking th, ' the case brought again-t them by Lawrence Kloes be reviewed In that ' Mr -io - - asked compensa Hon for injuries he received while working al the plant. The Industrie eMnmlseion on Oct. 6 awarded lr - - iHimrc -"ion r,r fno hnd a pension for life of $23.3.'?, CLUB IS MOW COMPLETE MISCHIEF MAKERS TO ' fm mmr:S to GOLF CLIP PROPERTY Ctfargi against th i even club pped uoys wno furniture today, on threw Me- Bttav Into the lujk". i coiiilition'lliit tin. beys or each pay $2 from their would oarn savings into the proper the ctnt) treasury; While ty destroyed will amount more than the 114 assoa the hoys, the club officers accept this In payment In damage wrought, provide would keep out of trouhh tare. Tin? seven members or to much id against ilr dr nil lor th" the boys in the fii- were uoraon Albert Ballej round Volant, Strickland Almond Fred Ver .Mired emd Herzog, Kd anl and A I fri d .Midnight. All the bum but Mid ' IUD Tl offlit la li . e hnVH a i their avlnjrs par- this aft OTTAWA GIRL TELLS RADIO WORLD A3CUT LATEST H STYLES Mrs. Hazel I! cently moved in Asheville, North IVliett who il Glover Bt irollna, where ii" l 'motto Stu to tflA -ti, in anuoni Pruette as or lists Mrs. Arlein ram for that i ml says to her. , who recently i d is opening Tin idio, 200 Rankin uldltlon to the li ve it o the newest at I i ri s dress which appear in tin magazines, Her talks on fash ill embrace from time thos i Interest to women of all age mothers who will find thi Iks helping to solve the pro!) : the school dress or a new n m for the Little Miss." and I radio FRENCH BRIDE SUES PRINCETON, ILL, WOmi t'hii Nov. t. -Hearing of i ? ' ,:' m by Mrs. Ida Olo de'i Smii a Frenchwoman, against her met - -m-iav . Mrs. Dora Morton, I otter's r P n Ml., and the ,i i Stanley Nelson arur today. Mrs of Oak Sin it li. ' r " in tn- war ser' ii wl n h? net hrr hntband and bo! - id, ( barges the tv a wt m en anted the affections of her M' ron .Smith, a r-sal . -1 ' l of i'linceton. and urged him i 1 1 hei hack to France. TE ACCOMPANIES i,PAi!A:,;;.: pnrc iii PRINCIPLES IN "ELCMENT" ARE RETURNED TO LINCOLN W H R E THEY WILL RACE CON SEQUENCES FOR THEIR LIT TL LOVE ESCAPE. Bejamfn Jenkins, who was arrest ed yesterday on ;ho Hodgson farm south of the cftr, was taken to tin- an Mis morniig by a iogan county acj uty sheriff, to face a charge of rcency. Mr Mary Powell, who was also arrested with Jenkins re turned to help home in Chestnut. In OUipany ot her husband, Charles lere they sought re going undei and Mrs. K W. large am! locked yesterday, Mrs. ) have stat mi to mnty Officers and she would never she entertained a id her apparent '. Jenkins vanish ed to accompany s far from being the deputies de U9l exactly say ! " suited some 'owell leave with return home h ii s ban demons is aneged to ue mixed up In a larceny with several other men. One of the gang escaped, after he v. as placed under arrest, ami is at Bay Leeki Pather'a'Cgri, A pi tiUon wi Hied In the County ourt today by Miss Anna Bake, Stroatot probatl n offlcsr, aaklng that " err A, Kiine-Mi of Streator be de clared dependent The child Is said i" lack a father's car". His mother I Mrs. Blanche Droator, W4 Shab- boni street. Si rent nr. Replevins Auto Truck. piplevin proceedings were started in the ' ircuit court today by Ooorge lagCtOT ol the Auto Service Co., ol Btreator, to get possession of a Republic truck, be alleges is detained by sheriff c. s A-ers and Mrs. Au gusta Bret ha net. Mr Schlageter al ii - ho holds al mortgage on the .luiice Kdgar Kldr; dge in the Cir cuit Court to lay issued an order sn - ir g there would he no seselon of the trftunal Friday or Saturday. Nov. ;i and . ITU curDicr I fill II 07 L b IN DESERTED BY HER ASilUCTOR, CHILD FOUND BY FARMER Muskegon, Mich., Nov. I .Rosalie Shanty, I I years old, kidnaped Sunday as she came from church was found wandering in the woods THE USUAL ARRAY OF PRANKS PULLED JY MLOIEK GANGS PEi??ORM STUNTS DE SPITE POLICE VIGILANCE RE FORTS SHOV. VANDALISM LESS THAN IN FORMER YEARS. Huch damage was done by the kid In their annual holloweeo frolic last Inli hi and . any this momlpg, The police department, augmented by a ad of re ervei, kept tho rMideoee districts fal ly well combed or I broke up most of tho roughneck and rowdy " e tn ertbrrah-. One Kast Si !e l.-.d ,- had to have ii r. in n gang a brie' th -ou h Phs ind .w, was broken by ht this '. goon o thr iw wlndot ut n'. iho the; al trick. I Another I rrtv lag of Kiunt n'llbd waa the ho C Peiu man's ante and ntae 1ng it la a heighboricg yard o that tho Peru mm was compelled to spent the night in Ottawa, until his machine Wan located this morning. Th" sfrret department was pro SOU ted With .several chairs by the pranksters, with orders to use them win n not working. Mi it of the few remaining out- th Utskirto of the cii.y heir sides this morn IW valiantly they had itti boon guarded, Qfttes, f( aces, porch steps wen Importance and swlnjjs, (hairs ami only things of minor it was nothing un usual to 300 families bringing home the remnants this morning. Fences w -rt torn down in mcny parts Of the city. Some will have to be rebuilt, they were wrecked ao badly. Swings In trees and an posts and chairs on roots were uot uncommon sights. Wagons ore scarce articles, and a gang to report getting one was look 'd upon with envy by others less fortu nate, a (ew wore found In the canal, others on the hanks of the l-'ox river, while one tiny rack was taken to the Salvation Armv lot on I..' Salle si ree' . The old Btatui in the center of Washington and this in; dress of clo envy. No arre t Park ruing Ii tlin not it ; forgott' n nayc.l in mad' b th cors. but then Webb made today in connection with ing windows. Chicago Breathes Easier bin i nicago. .ov. I. foiice am I fir. men on night Shifts welcomed dawn of a new day and quitting this morning following one Of busiest balloweena In Chicago's tory. While th. fire department the SWered I 1 1 alarm during the night a new record for hallow -en, most of the fin s were small. Police calls tOl the most part were from citizens who thought crowds of boys were earn ing their pranks too far. Stn el car traffic was repeatedly interrupted while carmen I nd police removed wagons, carts, refuse cans and other obstacles from the tracks. Rioting started on the North Side when a motorist was attacked by a mob after he bad driven into a crowd and knocked down a boy. The crowd, .vhich police estimated at J.0OO, had gathered to watch a band of hoys and girls in freak costumes and their faces blackened, push a blazing wagon through tin- streets. Street car men and pollci who attempted to Inter fere were petted with tomatoes. A prOCOSSion Of baby carriages and car's followed the blazing wagon. The spirit was one of hilarity until th boy was nin down, when th" police were compelled to disperse the mob. Daniel ltataeev zak. 4 ye; i s old. while attending - party, tossed a pea- nnt into the air and cattghl it in his mouth. Th- nut longed in hi- throat. He died at the county hospital. Ray Nelson. Hi. rjo countered a real dragon whll" tearing down I fence. The fence belonged to .lames Drago.i. ' ho grabbed a picket and struck N'el ."11 over the h nd. fivctilnei, his skull. Stolen Auto Founi. George Chandler's Imperial touring car was stolen from his home Bit W Madison street last night. It is not known whether the theft was a prank of "llalloweei.ers" or not. The mach ine was located and brought to the police station. he rat was found by offleers, l.on dergaa and Leaaoa on the prairie west WOOD is near LUDiin lVianistee coun ty, last night according to a telegram received today from the chief of police at Wrllston, Mich. According to the police the mes- sage intimated that the i-irl had been abandoned by her abductor and had wandered about In the Woods until she reached b farm house where aha was given shelter. Wu ikegon officers have left for WellStOn, where the Kill was taken early today. A posse hi searching the wood near Dublin for traoe ol a man who. is said by two boys lo Imve enticeil the child into an automobile Sunday, Roeefyei won oonsldenbte reputa t'on here last suniiner for her sw i uiinK and diving (tunta at the ti iU ""Pal 'eeiicb. The -ii whs found by a farmer. She is strikingly attractive. Her lollies had been torn to shreds and she was so dazed Hho could not re count her experiences, Officers and the father of the Kirl left here to britii; her back home. MRS. HALL DENIES ANY KNOWLEDGE OF DOUBLE CRIME '""- Brunswick, Nov. i, Breaking her rule of silence Mrs. Hall today told a score of reporters that she wan absontely ignorant of hew her husband. Rev. Kdward Wheeler Hall Came to meet his death with Mrs. Eleanor Mills on Phillip farm. The rector's wife assorted she had absolutely no knowledge of he shooting, that shrs W8s not on the farm the night of tho double shooting, that she bore no en mity toward either Dr. Hall or Mrs. Mills and that sli" had no knowledge Of any love letter having passed be tween them. She BSeerted she still believed her husband had been true to her. Asked her feeling toward Mrs. Mills she replied. "I didn't know' what to say". Asked why she had offered no re ward for solution of the crime she re plied "I think it would be awful". When asked If she did not wish to see the murderer punished, she said, "' don't wish to see anyone punished". She explained she meant she had no vindictive feeling toward anyone and that she wished the murderer appre hended only because she did not think it safe fir society to have hint at GIRL SWALLOWS PIN: CONCEALED FROM X-RAY Miss Margaret Westcott, aged 16. tip at !'::n this morning while' U 'ik at the VVoolWortb store. Tho Itl started to measure off some lace nr a customer and stuck the nin from Follow employes hurried Miss st- Ott to the office of Dr. W. II. .Iamie- (in. Dr. Jarateson summoned Dr. li K. La I'm- to assist him, but the physi cians were unable to locate the pin. 'They tool; thr girl to Hvhurn hospital but four X-ray pictudes failed to Indi cate where the pin was lodged Miss Westcott left the hospital art went to her homo about noon. LAWYER KNOWN HERE DEAD m CHICAGO W1. C. Beemner, federal inheritance tax examiner of this district, died in Chicago yesterday as a result of in juries he sustained a short time be fore, when he was struck by an anil while crossing the street, in fro ", of the federal building Mr. Hremtit r had been in OttagPS "" business a number of times and was well known here He was a" un usually line example of American m ;a hood His funeral service and burial will take place tomorrow. EX-SHERIFF'S SON IS FOUND GUILTY BY JURY Dixon, ill . Nov. i. Leonard w or 1 ; It, son of a former Lee county sheriff, Henry .i Woodgatt, was found guilty of manalaughter for the murder of Herbert Long of Tlar'noh. HI. in Lee county cictlit court today. Roth Woodystt and Long :' t v service men of the world w ir afd ens of prominent cttiens of Lee county. They fought over a woman. of town n-ar the C. O. fr P. car bnrns. It is thotight that some pranksters took the car thpre.