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Tru v VMWJLt) IN AL f r OTTAWA FREt TRADER WSATHER Ittablishsd :840 JTTAWA JOUHNA. Established 1880 FBIr tonight and Tuej- aw AND OTTAWA AIR IWLER 3 O'CLOCK EDITION rlQSO -CENrTS VOLUME 6 NO. 301. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1922. ... -j. TWO INJURED TRIPLE AUTO IN COLLISION NEWBERRY RESIGNS AS MEMBER OF quiz is launched HIES COOLIDGE MAN ABOUT WHOM MUCH SCAN DAL CENTERED BECAUSE OF FORD CHARGES QUITS RATHER THAN FACE NEW ATTACK FROM HIS COLLEAGUES. BULLET ON LOCAL kiSGAEFKE.d DELAY ACTION ON RESIGNATION. Washington, Nov. 20. The reslg nation of Senator Truman H. Newberry, of Michigan, the central figure In a long and bitter contro veraary will become effective to morrow. Vice President Coolidge was' unable at today's brief session to present 8enator Newberry's letter of resignation and the Michi gan senator's name remained tem porarily on the rolls. GOVERNOR TO NAME SUCCESSOR. 1 Detroit, Nov. 20. Appointment of a successor to Truman H. New berry as senator from Michigan will not be made for several days, Governor Groesbeck announced to day. Th governor took occasion to reftute a report that he might resign a chief executive of the state to make possible his own ap pointment to succeed Mr. New berry. Washington, Nov. iO. Vice Presi dent Coolidge was expected to read into the senate record today the resig nation of Truman H. Newberry a senator from Michigan. Forwarded to Governor Groesbeck of Michigan under date of Nov. 18, Mr. Newberry's resignation, to become effective im mediately, waa made- public here lar-t night. Although declaring in a re view of the bitter controversy over his right to a senate seat sinco his elec tion over Henry Ford four year ago that this right had been "fully con firmed," .Mr. Ni wherry laid he had been Impelled to retire because his Republican colleague. Senator Town send, was defeated Nov. 7, In dis cussing the controvonsy which was an issue in elections in many states. Newberry expressed conviction that a "fair anayLds of the vote in Michi gan and other itatos will demonstrate that a general feeling of unrest was mainly responsible." The present situtalon, however, he said, ''rendered futile' his further serv ice, since it meant he would continue to be hampered by partisan political persecution." Should future oppor tunity present Itself, Mr. Newberry added, he wwuld not hesitate to offer himself to his ut;:te and country. Before the case passed as an issue into tho recent campaign the senate had upheld Mr. Newberry's title to a seat by five votes, hut it appeared the light 'was again to bo resumed in thus Mission. Congress Is Convened. Washington, Nov. 20.- The sixty seventh congress was convened In special session at noon today, break ing at least one precedent and perhaps two. The extra session, called pri marily to consider the administration ship subsid y bill, with the regular ses sion to follow, insures four sessions for thh congress, no other congress having had more than three. Also this congress may have the distinction of including the first woman to be seated in the United State-- senate. Neither house plans to get to work until after the President's joint ses sion address tomorrow, the senate after the usual formalities, being pre pared to adjourn out of respect to the late Senator Watson of Georgia and the house of out respect of Represen tative Nolan, Republican, California. Interest today was chiefly claimed by the problem presented in efforts of Mrs. W. H. Felton of Georgia, the first woman senator, to obtain a seat for the day. The way appeared cleared up to the point of securing unanimous consent. Vice- President Coolidge and senate leaders being dispv.sed to grant Mrs. Kelton the distinction. How ever, leaders were said to agree that with Senator-elect George's election ' she had no legal right, to be seated and that a single objection on the fxor would bar her. Mr. George said he would not claim his sat until tomorrow, so Mrs. Fel ton could claim tho right to take the oath of office. In the house, Mrs. Winnifred Huck, elected as representative at large from Illinois to succeed her father the late Representative William K. Mason, was to be sworn in, making an increase to two in the woman mem bership of that body. Seven others elected to fill house vacancies were to take oath, while the senate was to receive a new member in Thomas F. Bayad. Democrat. Delaware, . U. S. SENATE , TAXES IN OTTAWA; CHI SEAL ESTATE BOARD OF REVIEW FIGURES 8HOWS OTTAWA HAS 8CARCITY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 80 PHONOGRAPHS IN CITY. Members of the board of review at their session which just closed raised the personal property assessed valu ation in Ottawa $108,005 and decreas ed I he assessment of city lots $11,535. When the tax books were turned In the assessor had listed the total amount of personal property in the city at an assessed valuation of $1, 190,485. The board of review raised this valuation to $1,288,490. The total assessed valuation of the I Ottawa city lots, were listed on tho assessor's books at $2,190,515. Prop erty owners of the city objected to these valuations, bringing the total down to $2,178,980, or a total assess-j ment of $11,585 less. When tho tax assessor made his ' rounds last spring he found that Ottawa tax payers only owned 450 horses. These animals were valued at a total of $19,872. At tho same time he found that 687 automobile! were owned In Ot tawa. Tho cars were valued at $134, 070, which indicates plainly how the old horse iB giving way to the gas buggy. Mules were almost extinct, omy eighteen being owned by residents of the township. These were valued at $970. Sheep and goats were more plenti ful than the mules, a total of forty of the animals being found by the assessor. The owners valued them at $204. A total of 110 hogs and 317 cattle were reported as property of Ottawa citizens. The hogs were said to be worth $908 and the cattle $10,778. Ninety-three safes were found in the town, which were worth $1,954. Twenty-six billiard tables were list ed as being owned by residents, a total valuation of 1,B80 being piaced on them. The city is very shy of timepieces, provided an honest return was made by all tax payers. The tax books show that the total number of watches and clocks here is only 523 and these are only valued at $3,338, or slightly less than $6.50 a piece. Five more sewing machines than watches and clocks were owned by Ottawans, a value of $4,024 being placed on 588 machines. The tax books show that a total of 433 piano fortes, were scheduled and a value of $19,184 was placed on them. Only eighty families reported owning a phonograph, melodeons or organ. These were listed at a total of $1,802. Steam and gas engines in the town are valued at $50,116. A total of sixty-four of these were found by the assessor. CAPT. GEO. BLOW DIES AT WASHINGTON, D. C. News reached Ottawa today of the sudden death of Captain George P. Blow, prominent La Salle resident, who had many friends here. The death came unexpectedly and occurred yesterday dn Washington, D. C, where Captain Blow was serv ing as a director of the national chamber of commerce. Captain Blow was tor many years the general agent of the late F. W. Matthiessen, La Salle zinc manufac turer, and had entire charge and control of his vast interests in this county. Ho was a graduate of the naval academy at Annapolis, served with distinction during the Spanish war and only retired when there seem ed to be a surplus of naval officers. Mr. Blow is survived hy his widow, whose maiden name was Adele Mat thiessen, by one daughter, who is married to Wayne Chatfleld-Taylor, and three sons. LAST SAD RITES FOR "AL MAIERHOFER The funeral of the late hi. Maier hofer, prominent Ottawa man, both in polities and civil life, was hld yester day afternoon at 2 o'oek at St. Pat rick's church. Th services were largely attended by the many friends of the late justice of peace. After the services in the church the remains cemetery where interment was made in the family lot there. THE I Y vmaT is s" V ! " I BB fejBi?v 1 iii ittHiiiffnirMBsffiia T FAILS TO REDUCE SATURDAY SERVICES DRAW LARGE NUMBERS TO TABERNA CLE MEETINGS SUNDAY SEES BIG CONGREGATIONS PRESENT. Saturday, shoppers' night, did not affect the crowd in attendance at the tabernacle. There were several special musical selections and A. K. 1 Harper's talk was on "Getting under the Burden." It isn't enought to be good, you ought to be good for something. A man will sweat under any burden and when they do that in pleading with a sinner God will help and bring success to their effort. To aceom plish this is the sweetest thing un der the sun. Sunday Services. At 10:45 after a short song service Mr. Harper talked on "The Rich Voting Ruler." To give up that which is the most important, or so we think in our lives. The hardest thing to reach in any man is his morality if that is what he prides himself on. To refuse to give up riches, bad hab its, break the Sabbath, ease, robs any one of the power to serve. But if you do you will be showered with blessings. At 3i o'clock there was meeting for men only entitled "A Bat at. the Devil.' At the Methodist church there was also a meeting for women only of whom Eugene Palmer was in charge. The usual union young people' serv ice was at 6:30 and at 7:30 the "Big Shed" was again filled to hear the music and A. K. Harper speak on "Excuses" and the higness of men who do not hide behind excuses. All nations believe in a supreme being; all legislative bodies convene with God's blessing being asked first; Queen Victoria said that England's greatness was due to the bible; Toil dy Roosevelt said that all great men have based their life on the word; WoodrowG Wilson said, to deny the foible is to deny yourself of the best in the world; Gladstone1 said 56 out of 60 great men that he knew were Christians; that there is always a chaplain in the army; and Mark Twain sums it up by saying: "I wouldn't give five cents for a box seat to hear Boh Ingersoll talk on tho mistakes of Moses but I would give $5,000 to hear Moses talk on the mistakes of Bob Ingersoll. Tuesday nleht Bill Can of Iowa, the barber, will speak. Deliver New Directories. I.eshniek's new city directories are out and delivery to those who order ed them began today. SHOPPERS NIGH CROWDS AT REVIVAL BUSY MAN'S NEWSPAPER CUN0 UNABLE TO FORIYWBtRLIN CABINET Berlin. Nov. 20. (By A. P.) Near ly a wek has passed since the oabi-j net of Chancellor Wirth resigned ! and the ministerial crisis Is far from settled. Ilerr Cuno accepted the task of constituting a new cabinet, but difficulties have developed and It is likely he may abandon the effort. LA SALLE YOUTH IS SENT TO PONTIAC; ON PLEA OF GUILTY HENRY MYERS, AGED 17, CHARG ED WITH ROBBEBY, TELLS COURT H ECOMMITTED CRIME DRAWS TERM OF FROM 1 TO 20 YEARS. Henry Myers, aged 17, of La Sallo, pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery in the circuit court this morning, and was sentenced by Judge Edgar El dredge to serve not less than one or more than twenty years in the state reformatory at Pontiac. The hoy was indicted by the October grand jury on a charge of holding up Stanley Capenski, in a La Salle soft drink parlor one night last summer, and robbing him of 112.50 in money. The boy was shot by a La Salle officer as he left the La Salle soft, drink parlor, and was for several days a patient at a La Salle hospital. He has been out on bond since short ly after he recovered. John Hynds, aged 21, and Howard Lewis, aged 23. of Mendota, who were indicted by the October. 1021, grand jury on a charge of burglary were released on probation in the circuit court this morning. The pair are alleged to have burglarized the Fred Hueter garage, in Mendota. dur ing the summer of 1921, stealing a number of tires and other auto ac cessories. They were scheduled to go on trial the latter part of this week in the circuit court, when they appeared to day, pleaded guilty to the offense, and made motions for parole. Girl Delinquent. Letisha Kennedy, aged 15, of Strea tor, was given a delinquency hearing before Judge Reck late this morning. The parents of the girl, were alleged to have been unable to discipline an 9 control her. The petition on which she was tried was filed by th- Strea tor probation officer about two weeks ago. The girl has since been an Inmate in the county detention home. Sent to Boys' School. Harry A. Edmunds, aged 14, son of Mrs Blanche Dosten, of Streator, was found dependent at a hearing in the county court this morning, and was ordered by Judge Harry Reck com mitted to the boys' school at GGlen wood The boy's mother was un , able to care for and educate him. E IN CARLOAD LOTS E INMATES NOT WORRIED SINCE LARGE SHIPMENTS ARE RE CEIVED AND PACKED AWAY FOR WINTER USE. Inmates of the La Salle county home were not worried in the least yesterday when the termorneter drop ped down to wintery blasts and old man Zero blew his breath threaten ingly in this direction. Only a fow days before they had seen their sup ply of warm clothing and food, enough to chase away the dread of dinter, carried into the home. When Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCall, the warden and matron of the home, and 'Supervisor John O'Donnell of the home board go shopping, they purchase their wares in car load lots, giving everybody at the home, an equal chance at warm clothing and plenty of good food. Last week, purchased the trio had made on a recent shopping trip to j Chicago were delivered at the farm, j much to the delight of the old people there. Trucks from a big Chicago depart ment store, made a trip all the way to Ottawa, bringing all kinds of clothing and underwear, which cost, a total of $1,500 for tho old people. From a shoe company, came men's and women's shoes which cost be tween $500 and $600 and will keep the feet of the county's charges warm throughout the winter months. A carload of flour, which cost be tween $1,400 and $1,500 was shipped to the farm, and two cars of pota toes were sent there. The latter were purchased from a Water street commission merchant in Chicago and cost approximately $700. With the larder full, plenty of coal contracted for for the winter months, and plenty of nice warm clothing, the Inmates sit rocking, in their cheery rooms, with cares and wor ries from the outside world shut out, unaffected by the weather. FALLS WHILE PLACING FLOWERS ON ALTAR: PNJURES SHOULDER While decorating the rostrum of the Baptist chttirch with flowers for Sun day's services yesterday morning Mrs. Charles Roberts' 610 Catherine st , had the misfortune to slip, fall and dislocate her right shoulder. atie was rushed to Rynurn hospital and Br. H. C. Telford was summoned tn attend her. Examination showed v Fho'dder to be not only dislocated but badly bruised by the fall. After the was attended to she was taken to her home. mm GOODS R COUNTY Hum DIMMSCK KILL SCENE OF CRASH: 2 IN Two cars were overturned, another badly smashed up and two people a man and a woman are in St. Mary's hospital at La Salle as the - result of a three-car ROBS HOTEL ROOM WHILE OWNER IS AT HIS DAILY LABOR SNEAK THIEF ENTERS QUAR TERS OF FRANK McALPINE IN LEIX HOTEL STEALS $15 IN CASH AND $50 CLARINET. Seventy-five dollars in valuables and cash comprised the loot of a daylight robber who entered the room of Rob ert McAlpine, a mechanic i mployed at the Condi- garage, some time between 7:30 and !):30 Sunday ir.orr.lng. Mr. McAlptne's room was in the l.eix hotel, and it was there that the thief 8 eCU red his plunder. According to MoAlpino, he went to work in the morning about 7:30 and he locked the door of his room. Ho worked at the garage until 10:''.0, when he went home for an early din ner. Entering the room, he found that some one evidently had been here during his abience. He found the floor littered with clothing and In uo way like it had been when be lelt it several hours previous. He tmmedihteTy began a search to see if anything had been stolen and fo'uird the trousers of a new suit miss ing 'w.ith $K-i in bills in one pocket and he also found that c valuable clarinet worth at least $60 was gone. The clarinet, he said, could net be replaced for thta amount at the pre cut val e mu leal instruments. He at once reported the crime to the police, who are working on the c.se. The theft is thought to h:r e been the work of h:me talent, for ..heeve. p-lled the job must have been well acquainted with the room a-d its contents, for the thief knew the time and place and Just how to get there and whta to get. CENTRAL LIFE WILL ERECT 1 5 STORY NEW EIN CHICAGO PLANS FOR INSURANCE COM PANY'S BUILDING ON DISPLAY HERE SITE OF STRUCTURE IS NORTH OF WRIGLEY BLOCK. The preliminary sketches and plans' for the new home of the Central Life Insurance Co. in Chicago have been altered from the original plans, mak ing it a fifteen story structure rath er than twelve, as was first decided upon. The building will be of stone and brick. The first three storise will be de signed for the occupancy of small shops. On tho roof will be a big convention or banquet hall, a kitch en and a tile terrace. Several of tho floors of the new building will be devoted to offices for outside business or professional men, and three stories will be devoted to home offices for the company. Preliminary sketches of the build ing which were designed by D. H. Burnham & Co., Chicago architects, have been placed on display In tho Oapen drug store. The building will be erected on the lot at the corner of Michigan avenue and Superior street, in Chicago, which the com pany receutly purchased. It is three blocks north of the Wrigley build ing. EPILEPSYviCTIM COMMITS SUICIDE Dixon. Nov. 20. Simon Kempmeyer, aged 04 years, patient at tho Dixon state hospital, walked away from his ward Saturday about noon and end ed his life. Mr. Kempmeyer, who was an epileptic patient, went to the stone quarry on the state property procured an old dynamite box and a piece of half inch rope and then went a short distance and hung himself. The body was found several hours later by a detail of attendants and patients. m HOSPI IAL collision occurring last "ight at 6:30 o'clock on Dimmick hill, seven miles west of Ot tawa. The in:orrd: Mrs1 Laurine B rks, badly cut op and Injured on the head. Lie! un conscious In the hospital. Condition very serious. H. L. Hoyles, the woman's cOBprfn . Bruised and cut about the body, o" Mtlon not serious. , This afternoon an X-ray photo. graph will be taken of the man and woman to ascertain whether or not either suffered broken bones. Miraculous Escapes, From tho way the accident happen ed and the number of ears inv iv I and the condition of the hill j( a j miraculous that only two were in jured for occupants of two oth r cars Which would probably comprise five mo-e people all escaped un scratched. According to Archie Williams, n special deputy sheriff who resides at tho bottom of the hill the accident happened in the following wny. A 'rand new Bulck roadster driven , n man. whose name cannot be learn ed, but who wore blue overa'ls md;!s thought to be Frank Bheltotl of follet. 111., was the first oar to figure in the cash. Ills car wos co"v' t: down the h'll when it had turned th.. Orst bend It met another qotnlng an tn bis attentat to pull to one side the BMiek skidded and turned tu 'tie nciioea the (road partially Mocking the hill. The big car which W I eontp" un tried to avert hitMng the wreeV RvA ' ii dolnrr so w-j wui? ' n"fbwiso across the hill and to other with the Bulck barrier ded (he read. Dodqe Crnihes Into Others. T''ni ( p nod"" roadster with JI. L. Boyles, salesman, at the whd. Seeing the h.trriende of machines be attempted to stop his "ir by nutting on the brakes miii"( to o"e side of the road, hie was uia.Me to control the anq Put rar iypj. It. )t Tid "id At fl n"r It went nlnnfn the d h's lady cotnpa',IOn under rmj it ws thought th o""ii' T1'" b"d'v injured as -oth were I .t ifennc'eus. so 'i hurrv uo for doctors and an nm'-nlnnce set from Ottawa. C'adfelter's II nuii! fob but i. La d in thetn too Inf of T,n( hoanitn1 From Dfl -itur. n, ollmr en-a yrorf, Jm' m inn -red n-pf the nnwbflr of the Buicfe p-hfHh nroved to have been ssud . ti.,f,i-or.(1 nor xrhVl wis fhe nrof if of Frank Sholton. of Delavan, to :nr to Vo-fhe- tho RulCK nick Of th" ton" er were smashed, un to at Hit the rimier. was in SUeh snt Tdi- Mon that It was necessary to have it. towed to La Snlle for repairs at the reMn (Tarsffl In that c'tv. Collision Near Aciuduct The front wheel, spring arid axel Of Leo Woodward's touring enr Was smashed shortly after fi o'cloch nn Saturday night, when it and a Chi cago nuto tigered in a collision on the highway just east of the acQueduct, The Woodward car. was curving Mr. Woodward and Charles Brown, out east of town on a hunting trip, The Chicago car. a new Case, was coming into Ottawa, when the machines crashed together. Mr. Woodward alleges he was in no way at fault in tho accident. He claims that after the collision, the driver of the Case car, got ont and gave him a card, hearing the name of Frank Busch, a baker with a bualnpas at 3578 Arml'age avenue, Chicago. Tho man represented himself to be Mr. Busch. Mr. Woodward secured tho license number on the car. Yesterday he looked up tho number he had obtain ed, and found it was issued to E. 1. Jackson R. F. D. 2. Cartersville. III., for a Ford The natter was then re ported to the sheriffs office for an in vestigation. CLAIMS DRYS CONTROL NEXT U. S. CONGRESS Chicigo. Nov. 20. The wet vote In the national house of renrpv'n"it've. will be less than 140 wblle ?1S con stitute a majority. F. S. McBride su perintendent of the Illinois anti-saloon league, said todav on bis re turn from a meeting of the executive committee of the league in Philadelphia.