Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on December 27, 1934 · Page 14
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Thursday, December 27, 1934
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THE PRBEPORT JdtmtfAL»SrANtJAK& , j ' ^ i.' ' ' ^ ,'' ')' t V '/' > ' , r ', 's '] '"*', !,_? ,VOf TAKK AOVANf A6fi OF AtlBT LAW PASSED Bt 1934 LfimstAttrltE OONSTITUTIOfiALITY OF STATUTE NOT TESf ED Prosecution Planning? To Show That Hauptmann Was NCftf tlndbergh Estate About March .1, 1032 BY JAMES YTtAWftENCE f Associated Press Staff Writer) iPlemlneton. N. .T,, Dec. 27.—</P)— The stale of New Jersey, an official source said today, has decided to Ignore one of the cards in Its hand flgainst Bruno Richard Hauptmann —Its'new "alibi" mw. By invoking the law, passed by the 1934 legislature, the state could force Hauptmann's defense to give notice of any Intention to claim that Hauptmati was not at the scene of the Lindbergh kidnaping at the time of the crime. Explains Reason The official source said the state has determined not to invoke the law before the trial starting next Wednesday because its constitutionality never has been tested. The state's attorneys therefore fear It might be made grounds for an ap- _peal. The decision left the way open for "surprise witnesses," The Jaw was debated keenly by the legislature, its sponsors arguing that it would prevent lawyers from introducing such witnesses at the eleventh hour. Under the law at the state's demand, the defense in a criminal case must give notice of its Intention to prove that the defendant was elsewhere than the scene of the crime five days before evidence Is presented. Witnesses to the Rllbl roust be listed. The state however, Is required to name, two days later, the witnesses with Which it plans to refute the alibi. While the;-state-', might gain strategically by demanding such a declaration from the defense, the official pointed out, it too would be forced to "show Its hand" by naming its rebuttal witnesses. To Show That He Was In Vlolnapc • Hie state is known to be planning an aggressive attempt to show, that Hauptmann was near the Hope well home of Ool. Charles A. Lindbergh March 1 1932, when Lindbergh's infant son was abducted. A grey-bearded old man appeared last week at the Hunterdon county Jail and paced outside Hauptmann's cell, haultlng now and then to peer , intently at the prisoner. A state official later said the mysterious visitor was one "of at least five" residents of the Spurl^nd mountain region to testify ihat HauptihariH was near Hopewell before the crime. ,.Hauptmann's probable alibi.was indicated in the New York hearing which preceded his extradition but until the trial, Jan. 2, its details will remain secret. » denial of guilt, expressed impatience. That fra* a cry for an early hearing. "Why can't we have the trial over with," he cried. "1 want to get on the witness stand and prove to the whole world that I am Innocent," to Oft Their Money n*u?k tiemington, N, J., Dec. 27—W— News that reporters were being assessed "contributions" for courtroom seats during the coming Hauptmann trial Incurred gubernatorial displeasure today, and Governor A. Harry Moore directed County Prosecutor Anthony M. Hauck to take steps toward having the money refunded. The "assessments" were levied by a deputy of Sheriff John H. CtirtlAs, who called in reporters one by one and charged fees of $5 and $10 for press scats to "pay the cost of Installing seats, carpentry and other expenses" incident to accommodating tho press during the trial. Governor Dislikes Sheriff's Action Moore, discussing the incident by telephone with llauck, pointed out the cost of alterations in the court room prior to the trial, and of repair work after It is over would properly be included In the trial expenses, which the state will defray entirely. The governor told Hauck to confer with Curtis as soon OR possible and "suggest" that "the money already paid by newspapermen be refunded." BY PAT McGRADT (Associated Press Stall Writer) Flemlngton, N. J., Dec. 27.— (fP)— Twenty-one women must report for the jury that will pass judgment on the results of nearly three years' efforts to solve the Lindbergh kidnap case. These 21—14 of them housewives- will appear with 28 men next Wednesday at the start of the trial of Bruno Hauptmann on a charge of slaying the abducted Lindbergh infant. From them, a dozen jurors will be chosen. Task for the Dozen It will be for the dozen to decide whether, as the state charges, It was Hauptmann who can-led the baby from his crib, the blustery night of March 1. 1932, to his death. The baby was never seen alive by any member of the Lindbergh household after he was placed in his crib about 8:30 the night of the kidnap- ing by Betty Gow, the child's nurse who returned from Scotland Christmas day (o testify for the state at Hauptmann's trial. His little body, with a fractured skull, was found in a shallow grave not far from the Lindbergh Sourland mountain home May 12, 1932, less «« ™ a /" onth a " er his fath er paid $50,000 in an ineffectual ransom attempt. It was the possession of some of this ransom money that led to Hauptmann's arrest. Ho gave one of lino™" 50 "' 1 bU1S Jn payment foi> easo- and an alert attendant, on Ve^ook-' out for counterfeit money, made a note .of his license number Cache of Hansom Money Alter his H1Tcst , police and federal authorities found nearly $15000 m ransom bills in Hauptmann's ?i™? Bar f ee ' and dismantled the fcUuefcure in their search for evidence. found on a removable m a closet of Hauptman's a penciled notation of the _ telephone number and street BS of Dr. John p. Condon, the e who negotiated the ran- —" for col. Charles A. • fou * ht stoicallly m " oval to Flemington for During the extradition hearings he emphatically denied, from the *tm,d. that he killed he ° r anyone el£ *» ^nd •« r Bn alibi the claim that n* ," , an ei »P'<V™ n t agency h H ? S .° rk ' or actua »V working, the day of the kidnaping. Wife Supports His Story JHe insisted, and was supported by rus wife's testimony, that he called for her, at a Bronx bakery where she worked, the night of the kid- naping; ate his dinner there, accompanied his wife home and re- inalned at home that night. Throughput the weeks that have followed his aiTest Sept. 19, he has stoically maintained his innocence. He has remained, outwardly at i he calmest person in the legal contests over his case, and only once, besides his vehement JO.DAYIESS COUNTY FARM LEADERS PREPARING FOR 1935 CORN-HOG CONTROL Elizabeth, 111., Dec, 27.—Jo Davless x>unty farm leaders expect to start ,he 1935 Corn-Hog adjustment plan n this county early In the new year, 'allowing information received from tho extension department of the col- ego of agriculture at tho University of Illinois. Sometime next week the county advisers and corn-hog association officers of Illinois arc expected to be called to a district meeting at which ,lme details of tho 1935 program will X! explained to them. In Jo Davless county there will bo county ecluca- -lonal group meetings and sign-up sessions for the benefit of farmers who desire to co-operate in the coning AAA project. It is understood that all compliance papers In connection with the 1934 corn-hog control program In Jo Davless county have been completed and mailed to Washington, D. C., some time ago. Hence, it is believed ;hat Jo Davless signers of tho 1934 contracts may expect their second mymcnts when other neighboring lounty signers receive theirs, Bank May Get Payment Soon That several hundred of deposlt- >rs of the closed Elizabeth Exchange mnk may receive a substantial payment on their claims before New Year's appeared possible today although the exact time for tho pay- nent cannot be definitely stated by -hose In charge, However, It Is mown that a 15 per cent payment drhbuntlng to $67,312 hns been approved by the court and will be made within a short time. The checks have been written and it is said that everything is In readiness tor their mailing as soon as they have had the approval of tho state officials. The local bank closed Juno 11, 1932, with deposits of general claims amounting to about $400,000. Since that time three dividends have been paid amounting to 19 per cent, the two larger payments to creditors coming from tho assets of tho bank and tine other coming from a fund created by the assessment against the stockholders. Tho current payment will bring the total payments to 34 per cent or slightly more than one-third of tho liability. WINNESHIEK Wlnneshlek, III, Dec. 27,—Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Kortemeicr and Mr. and Mrs. Will Graybill were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Reedy In Frceport, Lois Graybill, of Pennsylvania, is here to spend the Christmas vacation with her parents. Rev. and Mrs. S. E. Graybill. Dorothy Schrader spent several days with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Smith. Mr, and Mrs. Clifford Kortemeler spent Christmas at Monroe, Wls. Mrs, Harlan Brubaker and Gladys were afternoon callers at the Harry Schrader home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Arba Crotzor spent Christmas In Freeport at the Oscar Fawver home. Abe Lapp and family, of Chicago, visited at tho Newton Wolf home over the week-end. Rev, Mr. Voder, of Iowa, is holding meeting at the Mennonite church this week. Rev. William Jennings, of 7*ri- nessce, preached on Wednesday evening. Quite a number of people from Sterling were up on Wednesday evening to attend the meeting. Among those who had family dinners at their homes on ChrUtmas were the following: F. S. Smith. Mrs. Emma Meek, John Grcider and Henry Kortemeler. Willis Sweertlor, Margaret Lamping, Roberta Lamping and Fvo'yn Nichols, of Jollet, were visitors in this vicinity several clays. Elwood Kortemeler, of Chicago, spent Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kortemeler. BUT TtittEE MAJOR ONES ARE CONSIDERED TO BE RELIEF, BONUS AND HEAOLINERS IfpOSSIBLY SENSATIONAL SESSION But inflation and Insurance and Similar Measure May Tress Them Closely HV D, HAROLD OLIVER (Associated Press Staff Writer) Washington, Dec, 27— W)— The session of congress opening next Thursday will, in the opinion of some Democratic leaders, set three major debates— relief, the cash bonus and NRA. They see other headline disputes In the making, too, notably Inflation, methods of handling unemployment insurance and other social security measures, and possibly the world court, but they said today the first three are uppermost In their minds now. President "Working On Message While these leaders, who do not wish Just yet to be quoted by name, sought to read the future and prepare for It, President Roosevelt continued work on the message he will deliver Jan, 4. Some persons close to the white house described It as largely a "middle ground" document. Cabinet officers and other high officials were to confer with him today or tomorrow, How many issues the message will deal with Is not known, but most observers believe relief and the future of NRA will be included. Whether tho president would have some suggestion to make on the soldier's bonus — perhaps In a latter message— was a subject causing speculation. As for relief, the size of the spending and tho question of dole vs -made-work arc considered lead- Ing problems. In recent months, administration leaders have shown signs of favoring a swing to work relief. Public Works Talk Ranges 'From 3 To 6 Billions Unofficial talk of possible public works appropriations haa ranged as high as $6,000,000,000, but some men prominent in congress say privately they look for a request for not more than $3,000,000,000 to $4,000,000,000— perhaps much less. This, they say, would be a move based on an expectation of better business which would lighten the government's relief load. Tho question who would win if it camo to a last ditch fight on the bonus still arouses conflicting expressions of opinion. Wlille advocates of immediate payment of the $2,200,000,000 claim enough, support to pass it even over a presidential veto, opponents are saying it can be stopped in the senate. Whether a compromise, such as payments to distressed ex-soldiers, may be agreed upon on!y the future can determine. FRED FLUEGEL, OF DAKOTA, IS OVERCOME BY CARBON MONOXIDE GAS FROM CAR Dakota, III, Dec. 27— Fred Fluegel, local coal dealer was overcome by carbon monoxide gas Wednesday evening while thawing out the radiator of his truck. He was in the garage with the doors closed and had the motor of the truck going. He had been working In the garage for some time and went to the house for some water and while there went to the basement to make fire Mrs. Fluegel found him later lying on the basement floor and summoned help and a physician. Oxygen was administered and his condition is not serious. Dakota News Briefs Mr. and Mrs. J. p. Mougln nnd Mrs. Margaret Vlrtuo attended the funeral or the former's sister, Mrs R. Drown, held at Elizabeth Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. rved Wilson, of Hanover, is visiting at the home of her daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs E P Virtue. ' ' Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Burton of NnpoiTille. motored to the home of tho latler's parents Monday afternoon and returned to their home Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. F. o, Sntorius and sons and Mr. and Mrs. B. Wright of Beloit,, Wls,, called Saturday evening at the L. W. Kelster and H F Smith homes. ' ' FIRST SMOKINGTARlOR WOMEN IS INAUGURATED ON ROCKJSLAND ROAD Chicago, Dec. 27.— (/Pi— 'me first. private smoking car for women was Inaugurated today on I IIP Bankers' special of the Rock Island railroad running between Chicago and Jollet, Conductor Claude Cox rr- ixirtcd the innovation was a SUCCP.SS The smoker will be a regular feature of the train. CLOSE-OUT SALE DRESSES FOR STREET . . . AFTERNOON , , , EVENING ' For immediate and later wear, in novelty wools silks and velvets Sizes 14 to 46 Formerly up to $19.50 DEATHS Mm, Margaret Kcnyon Mrs, Margaret K«nyon, 82, a resident of Stephenson county for many years, passed nwfiy at a local hospital late Wednesday afternoon. Death followed an illness of many months. The deceased resided for many years near Orangeville. Surviving are two sons, Edward of Freeport and Owen Ken yon, of Cednrvlllc. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. MM. f'Ycd Freeport friends of Mrs. Frances Montfcgcl, widow of Fred Montlegel, wore deeply grieved today to hear of hot- death, which occurred this morning at 6:15 at her home In Rogers Park, after an Illness of ten dnys with double pneumonia. She was considered a very sick woman from the day she was stricken with the disease, and her sister, Mrs. J. F. Rlordan, has been at the home on two different occasions, only returning from her bedside last evening, after having been given dope that she was Improving. Mrs, Montlcgcl's maiden name was Frances Loos and she was the •laughter of Mr. and -Mrs. N. B. Loos, sloneers of Freeport. All of her girlhood and much of her married life was spent In this city. She received her education In St. Joseph's Catholic school and later was a member of St. Mary's parish . She was married thirty years ago ,o Fred Montiegel, who passed away n 1910. She is survived by one son, Frederick Mqnticgcl, of Rogers Park, with whom She hud made nor home, Tho young man Is publicity director of Loyola university, Chicago, She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. John J. Coyle, of Mlnot, N. D., and Mrs, J. F. Rlordan, of this city. One sister, Mrs, Albert F. Sclnilte, preceded her In death three years ago. Funeral services will be held In hicago on Saturday at St. Igna- Jus church, and burial will be made oestclc her husband in Holy Cross cemetery. Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. Rlordan and their son, Robert Rlordan, left this afternoon for Rogers Park, John JVIcAimrney, Rock ford Rockford, 111., Dec. 27— John McAnarney, oldest Catholic In Rockford, succumbed to infirmities of age at his home yesterday afternoon at the age of 05. A native of Ireland, Vir. McAnarney had lived in Rockford for tho last 86 years. He was a lerk at the D. J, Stewart company for 28 years. He leaves to mourn him two children, Mrs. T. F. Walsh and J. C. McAnarney, both of Rockford. .Tolm L. 'Ranclcckcr, Elizabeth Elizabeth, 111., Dec. 27—John L. Sunclcckcr, 74, well known Derlnda .ownshlp farmer and life-long resident of this community, died at his 'nrm homo south of this city about 9:15 o'clock Wednesday morning 'rom a complication of ailments, He met been in poor health for the jreater part of the year and had been bedfast for the past month. John L. Randcoker, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Randecker, Sr., was born In Jo DavJcss county in 1800 and spent practically all of his life n Derlnda township where he was well known as a successful farmer. fTo was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church of Derlnda. Mr. Randecker leaves his wife and ;hreo children, namely: Clarence Randecker, Royal Randecker and Miss Elsie Randecker, all at home. He leaves six brothers and sisters, four having Joined the parents in death prior to this time. The two brothers and four sisters surviving are: Mrs. Sarah Hcnclrickson and Miss Caroline Randecker, both of Park Rapids, Minn.; Mrs. Rosena Oroezinger, Mrs. Thomas Morrison and Charles and Henry Randecker, all of the Derlnda community, besides other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at Derlnda, the time for tho late rites not being announced until word has jeen received from relatives residing at a distance. FUNERALS Mrs. John Golden, Hanover Hnnovcr, 111., Dec. 27—Funeral services were conducted Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Agnes Golden, wife of John Golden, who died at her homo north of this city nbout 9 o'clock Sunday morning at the age of 72 years, She had been in poor health for a number of years but her condition was not considered serious until a few hours before her (loath. Complication of diseases was given as the cause of her passing. Tho lust rites were held from the country home at 1:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and burial was marlo in Ilin family lot lit the Log Church cemetery near this city. Agnes FubliiiRer, daughter of (Steolpi ef, Was bom oft the old Fabllngef homestead, near Blahdlng Station, on July IB, 1831, and at the time of her death had reached the age of 72 year*, five month* and four days. She was united in marriage to John Golden 47 years ago. Besides her husband she leaves two Bisters, Mrs, Thereaa Coates, of North Judd, Ind., ahd Mrs. Margaret Slack, of Lincoln, Neb,, end one brother, Lewis Fatalingefv of Elizabeth, Mi* Robert A. »fown,.Elizabeth Elizabeth, 111., ' Dee. 27—Private funeral services were conducted here Wednesday afternoon for Mrs. Edna Harriett Brown, wife of Robert A, Brown, who died suddenly at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs, A.. E. Mougln In this city Monday afternoon. The services were held from the Mougln residence on West Catlln street at 1:30 o'clock with the relatives and close friends present. The services were conducted by the Rev. John E. Robeson, pastor of the Elizabeth Methodist Episcopal church, assisted by the Rev. H. C. Montanus of the First Presbyterian church of Elizabeth. There was no singing in connection wlUi the sad rllefl. Five cousins, namely Arthur, Orville and Alvin Rodden, and Marshall Dresser of Elizabeth, and Raymond Mougin of Rice township were pall bearers, assisted by Albert E. McKIIllps of Elizabeth. Burial was made in the lot at the Evergreen cemetery at Hanover. THAT FARMERS LEAD WAY TO BETTER TIMES IS EVIDENCED BY INCREASED_FARM BUYING Merchants Attribute "Best Christmas Since 1029" To Farmers' Buying Chicago, Dec. 27.—(LP)—Farmers brought the "best Christmas since 1Q20" to merchants In 75 Illinois cities according to a report today by the Illinois chamber of commerce. Selection of better grades of merchandise gave evidence of a real Improvement in the buying power of farmers, the report said. Many* cities reported an increase of 60 per cent in business over last year. A majority of merchants reported an average increase of 26 per cent. Even more important than the buying, said the report, was the spirit with which farmer shoppers entered the holidays. "It was satisfactory In every instance," said T. J. Meek, director of the mercantile division of the chamber. "Chlcagoans who thrilled at the large size of the crowds here can have another thrill by knowing that those crowds were matched in everything but size in downstate elites," he added. "The buying power and cheerful spending spirit can only indicate confidence that better times are already here." WILL ASK DEATH SENTENCES FOR MRS, ERICKSEN AND HER TWO ALLEGED ACCOMPLICES Chicago, Dec. 27—(/P)—Authorities planned today to ask death in the electric chair for Mrs. Ann Ericksen, 43, and two youths accused of slay- Ing Mrs. Ericksen's husband, George, in a plot to collect $2,500 insurance money. Assistant State's Attorney John S. Boyle and John Prendergast, supervising police captain, said the su- premo penalty would be asked for the red-headed widow, James Senese, 19, and Elmer G. Krueger, 21. Mrs. Ericksen was booked on a murder charge by Hyde Park police and will be arraigned in felony court Friday. ROBBER APOLOGIZES Cleveland, Dec. 27—(IP)—"I'm sorry, but I have a wife and three kids," a robber, clad in a hunter's outfit, apologized to James Hough, the cashier of the Goff-Klrby-Coal company, as he took $120. CRATE OF LIVE QUAIL~ SHIPPED TO GERMANY Norfolk, Va,, Dec. 27.—(IP)—A crate of live quail shipped by J. W. Stein-' beck of Stockton, Calif., is being shipped to Havre and Hamburg. The quail were consigned to Herr Hans Stefani, of Holzhelm, Hamburg. Germany. It makes the tenth such shipment since the season opened. FIRE RAOtNG FIFTY YEAttS ACROSS COAL AREA NEAR NEW STRAITSVILIE, 0. By NEA Service New Straltsvllle, O., Dec. 27.— Uncle Sam is getting some strange Jobs wished on him these days, but this is the first time he has been asked to become a fireman in a big wholesale way. New Straitsville's fire, however, is so big, and has been unsuccessfully fought for so many years that the plea for federal aid is actively being considered. Over an area of some six square miles near here, the earth smokes and shrivels ns great fissures open up to let out the gases and vapors of an underground conflagration that has been raging for 50 years. Rich coal seams, ignited during a bloody mine strike in 1884, have burned sullenly ever since, and defied every effort to extinguish the blaze. And the fire Is spreading today into new territory, threatening to consume not only the rest of the valuable nine and ten-foot strata here, but also to attack the famous Hocking Valley fields, which lie directly in its path. In 50 years of steady burning, this fire is estimated to have destroyed $50,000,000 worth of excellent coal, with $60,000,000 more In its path in the Hocking fields. Final Fight Planned Government mining engineers are just finishing a survey of the region hereabouts with a view to getting federal PWA funds to put some 500 men at work after the first of the year In a final effort to stop the destruction. It will be a Herculean job, for many efforts of private interests have failed, at great expense. The famous mine fires originated, according to local legend, with a particularly vicious and bloody coal strike in 1884. Blood ran freely in Perry county in clashes of strikers, non-strikers and state militia. One dark night, after the conflict had dragged on for six months, a body of striking miners seized sev* era] loaded coal cars on a tipple, poured ban-els of oil over the coal, touched a match to them, and ran the blazing cars down into a mine a mile below the surface. Whole Mine Ablaze In less than 24 hours the whole mine was ablaze, and for 50 years every effort to smother the blaze, with its million dollars' worth of damage each year, has failed. Once the course of a creek was diverted to an opening in a mine passageway; and the water poured down into the inferno, with no results. Cement walls have been sunk Into the earth, known crevices have been sealed, and steam forced down FREE—TO WED—AFTER 22 YEARS As he left the Minnesota penitentiary at Stillwater after 22 years' Imprisonment for a slaying, Michelangelo Gentllcore confessed to Harry Walsh (left), his attorney, that It felt "funny" to be free again. Paroled by the state pardon board, Gentllcore left;for New York to be deported to Italy, where he hopes to wed a sweetheart who has waited for him those many years. In prison Gentllcore was a cobbler. (Associated Press Photo) i --••'.. into the labyrinth of chasms. This, too, failed. Crevices and air channels, open- Ing up on the hills, keep fanning tVie blaze to new furies. Valuable forests of the vicinity have been killed or stunted by the noxious gases, heat and fumes that rise from the inferno. School Is Periled The entire neighborhood is studded with cave-Ins, great holes, and fissures which seem to have no bottom. People have been known to be overcome by the fumes. Just back of the new $80,000 high school building a dozen homes were recently abandoned when their foundations suddenly buckled. The foundations of the school itself sank when the fire reached a coal vein beneath them, and the glowing coal had to be lifted out by expert miners to prevent collapse. Directly in front of another school, the roadway sank five feet, and on a big hill nearby, a cavernous crack extends for a mile. Looking down into it for 50 feet nothing can be seen but a seething mass of coals. Finds Cistern on Fire One man on the edge of town went out in the morning to draw water from his cistern. He found it full of fire. The marching con*, flagration had eaten Into It during the night and dried up all the water. The fire also ate :'away the strata under the foundations of his home, which had to be torn down. Any extensive mining in this rich coal area is now impossible, for no sooner is a shaft sunk than the fires may eat Into it at any moment. It isn't worth the chance of losing the investment. Property values in this town of 3,500 have dropped almost to zero, for the fires have reached with in 1,000 feet of the main street, and the ever present veil of smoke and- noxious gases makes living conditions unhealthful. If Uncle Sam undertakes this world's biggest job as a fireman, It will bring new hope to long-suffering residents of a doomed community, and save valuable natural resources. So they wait with anxiety the report of federal engineers studying the strange man-made inferno. CENTRALIA FIVE ELIMINATES RANTOUL FROM CAGE TOURNEY Pontiac, 111., Dec. 27.—(<T>)—Centralia defeated Rantoul, 35 to 27, and Kewanee defeated Fairbury, 30 to 17, today to enter the semi-finals of the consolation round in the annual Pontiac invitational basketball tournament. Centralia and Kewanee will meet at 8 a. m. tomorrow. . MONARCH COAL $ 6.25 Ton, Delivered, Cash L B. ROTHSTEW COAL CO. Phone Main 2400 WE Guarantee Every Pound of Fuel We Sell. J. H. PLACE FUEL CO. PHONE MAIN 688 REMEMBER To pay your Telephone Bill on or before Monday, Dec. 31, and save your discount. We cannot legally allow you the discount after the above date. Office Open Dec, 31st until 5:30 P. M. SPECIAL NOTICE: Mail remittances accepted and discount allowed if postoffice stamp on envelope shows Monday, Dec. 31, or earlier. NORTHWESTERN TELEPHONE COMPANY January Clearance Specials For Friday and Saturday Men's Scarfs Reefers— Wool -Silk-White Also Plain Colors $4 .00 4 TIES GROUP NO. I 79c, 2 for $1.50 GROUP NO. 2 $1.19, 2 for $2.00 Also a Big Value Line at SOe Wool Skating Sox Color Tops 39c UNDERWEAR Part Wool .... $1.49 Heavy Goiion Rib and Heavy Fleece . 19 SWEATERS Pull-Over Styles Good Assortment of Colors $1 .95 1 SHIRTS 2 Assortments of Fine Quality, Values to $2.00 Group 1 Group 2 $1,35 Boys' and Children's Mitts and Gloves Specially Priced CLOTHWG HOUSE 9-11 W MAIN EDWIN .ENNENGA. MCR.

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