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REDD IOCS IP 1FREE TRADER3 J OIJRNA J OTTAWA FRIE TRADER etabllshed .'840. OTTAWA JOURNAL Established 1880. I w tM i ntn, ' Fair tonight and Wed I nesday: colder toniahL M m a 4 & ml mA J m i a "V M a -v VOL. SIX NO. 403. OTTAWA, ILLINOIS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1922. 4 O'CLOCK EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS CLARA PHILLIPS, HAMMER SLAYER, ESCAPES BOOZE BANDITS MAKE RICH HAOL AT PEKIN "? TT" JAMES Illlir. LOCAL uiorLHi ur uuno AN OBLIGING FERRYMAN NUMBERS t. .i LET M IAK YOU OVER, I WANNA 6eT aCSOSs Too PRODUC E KAN T 25 IN ARID GANG EXPIRES SUDDENLY l FOUND DFAn IN rcm UVUVftl cic TER WENT TO AWAKEN HIM-. LARGE DISTILLERY AND MAKE ' CORONER DONOOHUE CON GETAWAY WITH LIQUOR VAl . uut i & myutST. UfcU A I 130,000. Peoria, in.. Dm. S. Officials Investi gating the then ol -1 x t parrels ol whisky from the Liberty Yeast Cor-poi-atlon at Pekln, ill . Nisi night by tWAOty-flVQ armed liiinillts today con nected thi:i ra ill with a similar one, although unsuccessful, made mi thn American distillery here Nov, It. Thn v hiHky, baaed on bootleg value, la worth flflG.OOO, iinth raids occurred at night an i vrc participated In by a number ol armed Mien. It was said that several men who made the unsuccessful at' ton pi on the American dlattller) arere among the twenty (He at Pekln laat night. A detail of officers was sent Inward Springfield in :;u attempt to overhaul the raider.-;. who drove their live trucks toward Springf-i-id on the bard road, but DO arrests w re reported to have been made nor any trace f on ti 1 of the trucks. INHABITANTS OF CO. JAIL AT SMALLEST NUMBER IN YEARS ONLY SEVEN OCCUPY CELLS AT BASTILE PRESIDED OVER BY SHERIFF MIKE WELTER AND HIS CORPS OF ASSISTANTS. Fewer prisoners are in the county jail at the present time, than have been confined there for at least two years, according to .Jailer George Stevens. This morning there were only seven prisoners in the county hastlle. Six of these were serving jail sentences and the seventh. Dusin Du dlc, was recently bound to the grand jury on a charge of having attacked a little girl in La Salle. Yesterday morning when Sheriff Welter took charge of the jail, only nix prisoners were confined there. Late yesterday afternoon Mr. Welter placed his first prisoner 'behind the bars. He was Mike Costello of La Salle, who earlier In the afternoon had been sentenced to serve a thir ty day term for drunkenness and disturbance of the peace. For several months there has been a gradual letting lip of crime thru out the county, which is directly re sponsible for the small number of prisoners confined to the prison. Last winter the number of prison ers averaged around 28 or :!0, during the greater part of the winter. Dur ing the summer months the number dropped down to 20, and the average hung around there for several weeks. During the fall there has been a gradual decline, until the number lop ped down to (i Sunday and yesterday. Death suddenly took James Tully, prominent Ottawa man. yesterday aft ernoon at I be frofflC of bis mother, .Mrs. Catherine Tully, UJly Tost street, j The on Use of Sr. Tilly's sudden puss I lag was attributed b doctors to heart trouble. .Mr. TuII was ill at no time before his death, and as late as Sunday night was on the street talking to friends. Bunda) evening be returned home at about o'clock and retired Tor the night Mi arose Monday morning at almut s o'clock and talked to hit mother, brother ami sister. Coinplai '. Ing that he was not feeling vory well, he retired again to his room. His lis ter a;:ked him if he wished a doctor but he said a little sloop would be "the beat modlcino" he COUld take. Ill told his sister to awaken hici about I o'clock, and that was the last time he is known to be alive. When 4 o'clock eams his sister went to arouse Uiin. but received no answer, she opened the door ami discovered that he was dead. A 'doctor was summoned, who 'le ctured thai Mr. Tully had passed awav not over an hour before. Coroner Tim i Donoghiie BwdBCtCd an inquest this! morning. The Jury returned a verdict of death due to neuralgia of the heart.' The dec, ased was born In this city I June 12. 1886, and spent his entire Ufa here, only leaving the city a couple of times for a short period. In 1909 he was united in marriage to Grace MoCaleb of this city. His wife passed a year Biter their marriage her d; atli Mr. Tully liv.tl mother. all his life was lemt in the I I ' ' : A ' M SAWS WAY OUT OF LOS ANGELES JAIL; THEN DISAPPEARS I A 1 P C rvt ri ni !! i-ua rAugeiea, u'ec. j ivirs. .lara rnuiips I under sentence of ten years to life imprisonment tor murdering Alberta Meadows, a widow, I escaped early today from the county jail where she was being IRELAND BECOMES EREE STATE AND A BRITISH DOMINION held pending formulation of an ap peal. With the aid of several steel saws her escape was effected at 2 A. M. according to th ed a belief she Immates. Ban after crawling 1 jailer who express was aided by other were sawed thru and out a window Mrs. KING GEORGE SIGNS DOCUMENT GIVING ERIN ITS LIBERTY. GOV- j ERNOR GENERAL HEALY SUMES NEW DUTIES. AS- FIRST REAL TOUCH OF WINTER GRIPS lake region and the Atlantic and oast giur stun s by tonight or Wednesday. A continued cold was predicted tor to day and. tomorrow for all southeastern states. meiudlrig l-'lorkla. Illinois, after nearly a week of an tuiunlike weather, today was shivering In a biting wind that caused the nier-, cury to capitulati rapidly. ONTES CITY: MERCURY AT 1 1 away jm 'and sine with his Nearly wholesale husines the time for he Thomas Tully. wh months ago in the his brother's dent) in the wholesale nrodu with his. brother-in-law, Holmes. ,ir. Holmes quit th niSs Sept. 14, l!22, and sine time Mr. Tully conducted the b at litl? North l.a Salle street. Mr. Tully is survived by hi mother, Mrs. atherlne Tully. and th" following sisters and brothers: Mi'.' Anna of Grand Itapids Mich.; Mrs. Matt Gahun of Wallace township, Mn. Arthur Holmes. Mrs. Ernest Nink and William, all of Ottawa. Funeral services will be held at St. Columba'a church Wednesday morn ing at, ! o'clock, ami interment wi'l he made in the family lot in St. Co I, working most Of brother, the late i passed away eight City hospital, Alter i Mr. Tully i ngaged business Arthur husi that uness age.fi THERMONETER DROPS GREES IN LESS THAN EIGHT HOURS KIDS KEEP ON CANAL FOR SKATING. 45 DE-FORTY- EYE EARLV1LLE WILL T OPENS !N DRY LAW OFFENDERS ELDREDGE'S COURT PAY $8,705 FINES DURING PAST YEAR London, Dec. 5. (liy the A. P.) Without pomp or ceremony the Irish free state will come Into being after midnight tonight. By a spot lal order iu council the full administration of I he country already has been handed over to the provisional government. Therefore when the constitution comes into existence tomorrow there I will be no ceremony of any kind to mark the fulfillment of the treaty be tween the British and Irish govem ' nients. j ! c; s Only Kinci's Proclamation. i uimon. pen. a. ittofonioua gov ernment for Ireland to uy ncke.d only iie formal couso.it .1 King George t the Irish Const'.) c .0.11 bill. tiXtHrva 'o ii govern o'l u II l ilio ill .-IlifaillV meeting of lc ,ver ii us" has ba WIDOW AND THREE SONS AT TACK VALIDITY OF LAST TEST Trie Anlo-Irtah (.frjt1 nioriow when the pVo'.-i i,i ut v m oeaae to faa' fie.t Stfct'i government tak4 chnvge: The flw the I'all fiSrreann as tin of tin: Irish parliament ha r., : lor Wednesday. M an Dill will sit privately to p 10 ty 1 c i, 1. 1 is of the obirt'l if ff-l'.ate The choice witi frjin pl.oiM 100 cgndidatcM. Time thy Healy, who yester nnji d hi acceptanc ; the t!jr- inn' t e:r:ralshii) of tb? AMENT SIGNED BY LATE GEO. ist-'e returned In Dnhl! SINGER REPORTED ON ROAD TO RECOVERY The condition of Arthur Singer, who had a narrow escape from death last Wednesday in Spring Valley while working for Sclierer Brothers on a job of loading some transformers on a flat car, is much improved, according to information given out today at the City hospital. Mr. Singer was badly burned about the body and head by a falling high tension wire, which hit Singer, Hubert Scherer and Peter (Jal Vln. The other men Buffered only minor burns. Hunt Stolen Ford. Sheriff Welter received a long dis tance phone call from Dwight early this morning asking that search be made for a new Ford coupe which Wa stolen in that city last night The car bore the license number 613,396 and the engine number was 6,307,1 12. Charity Committee Meeting. The Charity Committee of the Cath olic Daughters of America will meet, at the home of Mrs. M. .1. Sheehan.i on North Ia Salle st.. on Thursday afternoon of this week, to sew on garments to be distributed among the poor children of Ottawa. lumba'8 cemetery. Mrs. Martha Goodman. Mrs. Martha Goodman. years old South Ottawa woman, passed awav at her home. GOT West Glover street, at 3 o'clock this morning. Death was attributed to a complication of dis eases from which she had been ail ing for the past six weeks. The deceased was horn Aug. 7, 1888, in this city. March 17, 19W, she was united in marriage to Aley Good man. She was a member of Florence lodge, D. of H., and was also a mem ber of the Woman's Relief Corps. To mourn her passing, besides her husband, she leaves three children: Hoy, Karl and Helen, her parents, Mr. antl Mrs. Fred Stienke, and two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Kelly and Mrs. Karl Smith, all of Ottawa. Services will he held at the home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon and interment will he made in the Ottawa avenue cemetery. Mis. Elizabeth Niekle. .Mrs. Elizabeth Ntckle, 804 Pearl street, passed away at midnight at Ity burn hospital, where she was removed at ii o'clock last night. Mrs. NlCkte had been in failing health for about three months, and while her death was pot unexpected to the attending physi cian and her intimate friends, the news of her demise came as a great shock to her many acquaintances. Mrs. Ntckle was born in German.' sixty-one years ago. She came to the I'nited States when but a small girl, and for the past thirty-live years hail made hi r home in Ottawa She was a member of the Hen Hur lodfje and was hiahh respected by all he'- neighbors and acquaintances. Her husband, the late (William Niekle, passed away several years agO Surviving she leaves threi sons. Henry Niekle of Deland Springs. Fla . William, living at home, and Charles of West Ottawa. I Service- will be bell in the Glad fetter undertaking parlors at 3:33 Wednesday afternoon, with Rev. H. H. Hartman in charge. Interment will be made iii Ottawa Avenue ceraeterj Real Winter weather arrived with a cold snap all of a sudden. Be tween midnight and dayligth: Hie temperature dropped down until it stood only 1? degrees above the zero, mark. Al 1:30 o'clock this afternoon : it had risen 11 degrees, and register ed Zh above, with indications of go mg lower raiuer man nigner wnen the night shadows sweep over the city. The cold spell came without a great deal of warning. On Sunday the mercury registered 62. Which is very unusual for December .". . On tie- average, the weather has been' much milder than the calendar calls for tbruout the entire fall. Yesterday's heavy rainfall tbruout the day, which ended in a regular old 1 fashioned wind gale at night, brought a touch of real northwestern weather. While unofficial thermometers var-1 ied greatly during the night, some of them dipping flow n to 1'.' and 13 ;ih"vo. the government thermometer, which is in charge of Prof. C. ,1. Markhus of Pleasant. View Luther College stop ! ped when it reached the 17 mark. This same thermometer registered 62 on Sunday afternoon indicating a drop of 45 degrees in thirty-six hours. Many hoys made a special trip to th canal today, to test out the ice. and gee if it was ready for skating. Willie it is not in condition for use yet, a few days of this kind of weather will make it in first class condition for the use of gkatftS, skat ing shoes, hockey club ami other Ice sports. All United States Hit. Chicago, Dec ."1. iWinter today made its first detremined o; slaught of the season, spredaing a trail of zero j temperatures through the northwest end mountain states and causing de cides! drons in temperature as far! south as Texas In the southwest and Tennessee in the central area. Helena. Mont., with a temperature ! around 13 degrees below zero, was the coldest place reported. Sub-zero tem perature was recordc-d throughout Montana, North Dakota ard parts 1 f Minnesota, with Havre. Mont. I b( PROSECUTIONS CONDUCTED BY STATE'S ATTORNEY NET THE COUNTY LARGE SUMS MAJOR ITY PLEAD WITHOUT TRIAL. During the twelv iween December, II this month violator: nati tine month period .'l. and the first tS of the prohibition amounting to SS,70a, which have by State s Attorney been H. P, turnt Kelly d ove' to th' count;, tr into the violators Most 1: stand Ing jasun count of thi r thes trial evade pa) ing th the. statutes for hibitlOU laws in ity of the lines Judge n. Harry Court, before w the search and The fines were pal 1 coffers by forty-four laws. plead guilty without id made no effort to e penalty imposed by 1 violation of the pro-1 Illinois. Tin' major were assessed by Reck in the County hem the violators of ;eizure act are taken. R. HOADLEY. Tlie action started by the widow and the three sons of the late George R, Hoadley of Karlville to break his will and have bis $125.00(1 estat" di vided in accordance wt,h the 111I0 ri tatice laws of Il'i u n. was called for trial before Judge Edgar EHdredge I his morning. special venire t f twenty jurors in addition to the reg niT panel had iveu summoned by the court to hear 'he mm Mr Hoadley pas-.-'d avay Ffb. 21, ll'i'O His widow, Mrs. is'ftte Hoadley, ei karlville, and his ti.c t I., who iesfd03 near biiitn'tiuns at the colon) il is considered notOWOrrili Met'-' is the first untitle, be C ( ten as the king's tirt in aw ITitish dn-.i. Ai ang-ii'.eiits for 'Ji of all Prtlisfi troops re ren Slate territory ur the e frieh titer t llir 6 that CU I rep '0s con iv tr con it Mr 0 to UH- tie v ai d A:1 ointment of thn im t1 era! of Ulster aai pntttiiliu ' : but the repi " duke of Abercorn would seems fairly accurate. Cosgrave Meets H Holyhead. Wales, Dec. 1 f rscoatb n .f'1'.'Lg ili 1 going tcr- .W gOVel";- not. o( en that the Phillips dfOpPed to the roof of an ad joining building, climbed down a tiro escaped and disappeared. The escape was not discovered for several hours. The matron saw thn bed in Mrs. Phillips room vacant; and then noticed the sawed off bars. Tin- former chorus girl, who thren weeks ago was found guilty of what. Officials declared to be one of thn most brutal murders they have had to try. effected her liberty with a tragic suddenness equal to that with which tlie hammer slaying was re vealed last July, it is believed ahji escaped in an automobile which wait ed outside the prison for her. Examination of the cell window and the sawed bars failed to reveal any traces of the saw filings. Thin led to a belief that the bars may have been sawed thru several days; ago. Orders were issued by Sheriff" Trager to bring in all persons con nested with- the hammer murder iu order to trace plans of the jail break. All deputies were called in and poss es rushed out. i. Mrs. PhPUps had svral hours start before a sheriff's offlifie placed a. dragnet thruout southern California. All southern California cities have been uotlied and authorities at tho -border warned In time, the sheriir believes, to prevent the fugltlvo reaching Mexico. Question Mis. Obenchain. Deputy sheriffs were sent out today to interview Marelvnn Oberchain, re leased from jail last night after dis I missal of the case involving the charge I of murder of J. Belton Kennedy. SI10 occupied an adjoining cell to Mrs. Phillips. A deputy sheriff reported today, he I saw a woman resembling Clara. Phil lips and a man answering the descrip tion of her husband in an auto at 10 o'clock in the southwest residential section, about live miles from the Jail. Deputy: bei ill's reported that Phillips packed all his belongings yesterday and left where he had been stopping. Mrs Phillips was convicted of mur der in tlie second degree. CI isen 1 aly. , (I)y A. A historic meeting occurred sons, Lcs-1 l"'n' hist evening between the first Karlville; president of the Irish free state and Keota, la.; Us first governor general. William r.ville, were Cosgrave, president of the Ball Sir simply for eann, crossed from Dublin to meet Vlrl Bessfi Timothy Healy, the new governor in i Johanna H.; db'.v, who will in-! general. 1 1 r:. shares of rl-e testator's estate Mr. Cosgrave declared in an In nC'ei the death of ti e omplainants,! terview that the situation in Ire-lb.- Illinois Maso 'i ' irpranage Of Lal land was well in hand. He said a Grange and the Methodist and Prea- union of the north and south could; byterian churches of Karlville are the! not long he delayed Inasmuch as the dividing th Ar.sur w. rload'i hVibtrt D. Hoadley, left shares of the their lifetime. Hi '. or of Er. estate ".'.iru tv ( One of the was against M who was the 1; drink parlor. in the Con dared Eab the search counts anil offenses. ' The only that against city. Infori lolfltlng th were tiled two oeeasio: bined and 1 charges at largest lines ke Zabkar of n ner of a I .a f A jury of tWi dleets K" mrt las illty ol seizurt ed him February 1 violation laws on 1 lied for tli defendants; The two churches .1 month each and tli 1 month during I he complainant, Center who are named as th" children of Ar' Hi ndUsy. line dividing the two sections was win receive &u j unnatural, ine presmem auaea nun. : Orphan ae $100ithe appointment of Mr Healy was un llfe lime of the j douhtedly popular among all classes COUNTY ASKED TO ACCEPT CUSTODY OF 4 MOTHERLESS TOTS CEDAR POINT CHILDREN LEFT WITH FATHER NOT RECEIVING PROPER PARENTAL CARE. PRO BATION OFFICER SAYS. line amounted to $ her 8600 fine levied was illiam Boceman of this I ions charging him wit Ii ' search and seizure laws alnst Mr. Bozeman on These were later com-; pl ad guilty to the two I MISS TESSIE M'CLURE A DECEMBER BRIDE Miss Tossle McClure, daughter of The children In Ireland defertdiuta, are 11 COON HUNTERS ENJOY A SWELL BIG FEED The Sugar in Life's Cup. For stirriu? the benrr then, is In ur like a lirsl elass spoon nreM. -Besion T - iiofh Ih a ami . and 1, B, 1 led ill rnlng G. 10. McClure Helster. son of l.o well, w Fork D.. S Th 1 w ere for drops 2n detrees : of snow. I Through stati s the ! fest ra mercury 1 m r',e. 1 tins wave ow oiiston. N I).. 8 ,el N. D.. 4 below, and Pargo, N below. S southern Rocky Mountain states warned bv forecasters to nn n.n in temneralure from ! . attended by slight din lit the Mississirni v breath of winter Was 111 biting wind that sent icurryina toward tip athr forecast Indie; world spread into (lie h UgL mm ViJBMwm.1 miU l 1 m ding the strei ated. Tli suit. She peas. Only of the ( inn the Mrs. Paul . Helster of marriage, at at a pretty which took plaei bride's parents, t. Rev. George There were no e bride wore a with slippers ai wore a corsage this Mr. and II.. were 8:30 o'clock this December wed at the home of 1021 Webster C. Fetter bffici- attendants. brown travelin;; ii hat to mate). light, by . The old thlrtjflve ous 'coon i I last ! thei I Duckett and Ott I pound '( iions, w j to a turn, compi the su the bu I had be time Ottaw si rung. ( nj upper The Preen t the Mae ipper wai 11 Carter, lean h ha d th ib pper. iters roastei dinn iieen main ) were WMts. WW ntow hunters, e hall endered Charles 'wo tcn roaste ! hi . di Afti intimate frient mule were pre: ceremony a W( ami H nl, a ml ling br ilatlves follow-1 akfaat j t pot; tin s served. Mr. anil Mrs. Heisler b it on the lock train for Chicago, where th spend a few weeks Itoneymoc ipon their return will make tin with the groom', lather on The county was asked to find de pendent four motherless Cedar Point children and give them the proper pa rental c are, in a petition filed by Miss Marie Haley, of Ii Salle, probation officer for that territory, yesterday. The children are Josephine. Dominci, Ruth and Arthur Lannutti. Their mother is dead and they are at tho present time living with their father, Lannutti, in cottage No. 77, in Cedar Point. Miss Dulev's petition alleged that Itl 111 Ol 1 ,1,,,,. i,.l,,..i th- tlMntil our,. ' Apptals Industrial Board Verdict. Tlie La Salle County Carbou Coal Co. tiled a writ of certiorari in the Cir cuit court today, asking the court t review the case heard before the II Itnoia industrial commission, when Martin Krawazyk was awarded com pensation ot SIS. tor injuries ne is alleged to have received While iu their employ. givi Tin lilSt B well Know 11 best wishes tills city al ' their 111111 CLEMENCEAU MAKES . F 4Wn riRI mno CALL ON MR. HARDING jJJ yUNG MAN a! Washington, Dec. 5.-Oeorges Cle- menceau paid his respects today to Miss Mattie Oddson. of Leland, anal 1 ; President Harding. He arrived at Huford M. Foster, of Ottawa, win the White House at fi:,"7. the hour united in marriage Saturday at 1 p. ; at which the president was to receive ' m at the parsonage of :h Fh st him . Th- French ambassador ac- i Methodist church in l.a Salle. Rev. Dickens' Versatility. Tin works of Minrlcs Oio tain 1 lUtftreni character eompanied tin 1 him to the' pn m" j ('letnenceau Wl jdent Wilson. who presented I, ate tomorrow u former Presi- J. W. George officiated. Thd oiing couple were accompani-i' bv Mis I, utile Hoffman and Ki.voxi Snow of this city.