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Lake County Times, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1918, Hammond, Indiana FAIR WEATHER THE LAKE COUNTY TIMES Red Cross Drive Starts Next Monday VOL XII NO 271 HAMMOND INDIANA TUESDAY MAY OB streets M ti Ominous Silence Pervades Battle Front GIBSON Y MAN GOING TO FRANCE EXTRA Indianapolis Hears Report That Indiana's New tional Guard Has Chance to Go to Me dean Border for Action hM four com yulM uA It ready fo U nay tat located at aery net ud Polat AT INDIANAPOLIS INC May In- diana's new militia which was after the old Indiana national guard was taken inlo Federal ice may yet ate a little service on own hook There Is a report in tion that the War Department has asked the Indiana officials to state how many troops or the stata militia be willing to enter the Federal service for duty outside the state and that the state officials had answered that the en tire state could be available for service Governor declined to any comment on the report It Is sal that the situation on the Mexican border and In the Mexican ol fields entered Into consideration of the matter Reports from Mexico in recew weeks hare told of the activities of man In that country against the States and of an attempt to shut oft the supply of oil from the fields for the entente allies Under the law the militia Is not required to perform service outside the state but It Is believed that practically every man In the present organisation volunteer and take the new oath for foreign service or anr other kind of service for the country If needed The slate Is composed almost entirely of men of draft but who are In deferred classes or men who are above the draft age I is thought thav the possibility of Ive service may have a stimulating e rect on re- for the state militia There are three regiments In the The First regiment is commanded by Col W B Oray of and com- prises companies in the western and southern parts of the seate The end regiment under command of Col Charles A Garrard of Indianapolis In- cludes the Indianapolis companies The Third Is commanded by Col Harrison of Columbus City and Is com- posed of northern Indiana companies There are thirty-seven companies In the Indiana Harbor Man tainly Has It in for Our Poor Telegraph Poles STOCK NOVEL STUNT INDIANAPOLIS Ind May stock and dealers have ed a campaign In Indana for the In- terest of the Red Cross which will probably be adopted In other states The proposal Is that each county con- tribute one car of live stock the to go to the Red Crois The movement Is expected to net a large sum for the war work SMALL CITIES FOR U S WAR PLANTS tBi 1 WASHINGTON Msy small city Is to do Its bit of war work Forced by congested conditions war material now manufactured In the east will submit some of Us contract work In western cities officials today de- clared They have already refused to permit new factories to be built In Pennsylvania A survey of power and In the middle west la now being made Because of the congestion and lack of power new construction and con- tracts east of the and north ot the Potomac are not permitted for the present C II LAYERS Hammond has given another of Its public spirited and capable men to the country C H Lavers secretary at the Gibson T M C A is on ills way to Francs to participate tn Y M C A work Mr Lavers two brothers are In the army and a sister is doing Y M C A work in France Mrs Lavera Is going to Long Island with the dren to live as Mr Lavers will go back and forth to Francs with the transports and spend some time In this country Come again Tho school fund needs the money I Mike Greslo of Indiana Harbor was arrested on Indianapolis vard In Hammond by Officer last e'en for driving an auto- mobile while under the Influence of liquor after Greslo had tried to climb n telegraph pole and finally landed on the sidewalk with his car smashed Alike was hurried to the gow they picked the telegraph pole splinters out of his anatomy also Dut of his face Kit trial up in the court this morning where Judge Klotz fined him and costs amounting to In all Greslo was lined not very long ngo for speeding loves to be arrested In mond and whenever a Hammond cop hears somebody tearing the street 50 miles an hour he shuts his and I'll bet that's Hike Greslo And the cop's right the very first time Gibson Inspector Who Tried to Kill Wife Dabbles in War Stocks A war which weaned away from his monthly pay envelope was the factor which decided Horace Noakes the Gibson car Inspector against having a real baby in his home and prompted to attempt the of hia wife The secret came out when admitted to the police that he had been dabbling In war flocks He Invested more lhan JIOO in these ventures paying on the ment plan He did not win Talks la His Cell Noakes committed yesterday In default of ball by Judge mill If I hadn't had to protect my In- vestment I am sure I would have the he said It took 110 out of my pay envelope each month pay for the stock My wife this and was not in favor of the but I told her of the great possibilities if we struck It rlghT III N I C ALBANY N T May are dead and over thirty injured the result of derailment of the Buffalo Express west bound on the New York Central Schodack Landing shortly after mid- night The locomotive turned over ing the fireman The engineer was verely burned dying later Railroad hint that outside Interference might have been tho cause of the wreck One of the was thrown into the Hudson river but turned right side up giving passengers a chance to crawl out T SHERIFF L E BARNES THIS WILL KEEP GUN PLANTS BUSY D C May H for heavy ordnance totaling were laid before louse appropriations committee by i Gen J D acting chief of coast artillery Happy Couple on Trip to the Coast for Honeymoon at Home August 1 iTS wedding of grent Interest is that of Dr Victoria McLaren Moore to Lewis Erie Barnes of Crown Point which took place Monday May 13th in Chicago The Rev of Crown Point officiated n month and after August first will be at homo In Crown Point Urn Barnes is a practicing physician in WASHINGTON May mammoth ordnance plant of the United States Steel Corporation will be located at Newville Island in the Ohio river near Pittsburgh it was officially announced today The cost of the plant will be about and the tion will be started soon It will be the permanent property of the American government The steel corporation will perform the task or building and operating due to its knowledge of the metal Industry involved and Its only profit will be check for which the government Is required to give as H cannot accept services free A big blast furnace capable of ducing 500 tons of pig basis for tons of steel per ready located on the island This will be a sufficient output for all the big which the plant will produce The surplus will be used for iles TO SPEIK IN Will Open Red Cross Drive Monday Night at erty Hall Tie second Red Cross war fund patcn la win be formally fho drive will continue for one only but the plans have been so arranged as thoroughly cover the field in the ime alloted On Monday night Hall the first public meeting bo held The program committee has secured for this occasion the ces of Congressman C C Dill of gon a member of the congressional com- sent over there to Investigate and report to congress Mr Dill la a speaker of renown and Is familiar with the situation n Prance He is regarded as the of the speakers to he Lake division and It is due to the act that Lake is recognized s one of the strongholds of the Red ross society that we luno been 3 have assigned here It has been decided to hold no ade In connection with this drive the time is limited nnd those In harge have thought It best to de ote every available minute to task f securing our allotment of 138.000 Other meetings will be arranged for lie week due announcement of which fill be made tn a few days tBY UNITED PRESS May con t May of currency today Issued a with Imperor U for a statement or the conditions of listed on t tiff Austrian banks on May 10 Italy simultaneously with the of the west front drive M cording to received here today dispatches hare emphasised pre PRESS Hay lerr WM active last night IB the lomme far the offensive In Italy and Asore Kalf reported raid west of WM re pulsed with Ion We carried oat a raid northeast of Kay brought In prisoners In the aad the French war office u took several and coffered today A sunrise so casualties attack was repulsed northwest of A German attempt north of Fecht also foiled There was In the UNITED Kay names of 97 men are Included In today's and where lists the total of those Is engaged captured at to more tUan FREES kon aur cabinet has to Information obtained today from sources This U not unexpected j line to unrest and from tlie place terms enforced by the Central Empires 100 Today's list included 14 killed In action dead from wounds 3 from those slightly wounded was Warren Davit of ImL UNITED May been for war pur POMS war industries board an- today Supplies In bands of Jewelers manufacturers wholesalers I idle to talk about it the great ant importers and platinum received by trial of strength has on them up to June 30 must be sold to the the said Austen government at 81.09 a troy ounce Ir lain cabinet member at a to Is also requisitioned at an day of Women's Unionist Morn association Allies Force Kaiser to His Entire tany Blot is Expected But By WILLIAM PHILLIP SIMMS IN FRANCE May the Germans are completing tions for the third and perhaps the biggest drive of all a sinister silence spreads along the battle PRESS Kay govern ment Is not opposed to peace but It FAMOUS EDITOR IS DEAD TBT NEW TORK May James Gordon Bennett proprietor of the Xew York Herald and one of the best known figures In the newspaper world died at home near Niece France this morning He had been In III health for some time Although residing tn Trance he controlled Herald by cable He was one of the founders of the Commercial Club Co In c: own expense fitted out the Icy expedition Into Africa tn find ingston tn and the Polar expedition In 1979 HAMMOND MAN END HIS LIFE of Hammond shot and killed himself In a row boat In the lagoon In Humboldt park yesterday He tlie on crutches and hired a boat Ha rowed to the renter of the lagoon nnd there fired He left a to his brother Loreni of One Hundred ami Forty-first street East Chicago He carried a draft card clarification A-l but Is believed to have been Injured after being classified Makt It T c Last War LAPORTE MAN IS ARRESTED UNITED CHICAGO Msy W eli a mining engineer charged with impersonating a service officer was bound over for trial today under bond Miss Brown testified she heard say he was with the secret service father lives In Laporte HAS GERMANY MILLION RIFLES HERE IN U UNITED PRESS 1 NEW YORK May officiated f the nwd charge that at the ceremony Sir and Mrs Barnes I man have rifles for the Pacific const to be I many unlimited munition stored In this country was under way here today The army In- bureau requested the probe which Is being conducted by Attorney General Lewis More than sixty were examined today The purchase and storage of the extend him are to the cago Mr Barnes county ami lias is sheriff of Lake hosts of friends of the wedding were re- by a number of his friends all over tho county today lean fund traitor OVER TOP IN K OP C FUND Gary Hammond East Chicago Whiting Hammond and East Chicago returns while ever the top are and wll be creased Pick Up Soldier Who Was In- in Fight in mond and Is Now in Con- Trouble mm mm Deputy Imperial Potentate Jacoby Present Deputy Imperial Potentate Jacoby who will be made imperial potentate at the Imperial council meeting In June at Atlantic City came up ly from Indianapolis yesterday to at- tend the ceremonial of Orak Shrine the Hammond Masonic ple Past Potentate of Cleveland was also present A service flag with fifty-eight stars was displayed at the temple and a col- lection for tobacco for the soldiers amounted to There were six candidates for initiation the Imperial council is held In June Illustrious Potentate V 8 Reiler and Past Potentate H E Sharrer will be present from Orak shrine Six weeks have passed since the drive was checked on both of the Somme and but little ground has been won since by the mans Yet more than men have been used on these two battle fronts and Hindenburg's promise of a quick decision has flown The under a single commander have enemy and for an almost overhauling of Li army hus been ed to scrap Ills former plans and bring new leaders to the front According to reports here lie la concentrating the em- pire's of brain muscle and material Although the fields have been unusually dry the lines are oH FOOD SUBSTITUTES Complaints of alley cleaners that the substitute food sold with wheat flour are being thrown by many ilies In Hamnond causing a great waite have been reported to Sergeant Welch who turned them over to the council of defense An a result It tj planned to have a gas stove Installed In Hall with an expert to how these substitutes can be used It la believed Ig- of cook has caused them to be thrown awar U MILL OFFICIAL IS JOB Wife Asks Custody of dren and of Chas E Potts Suit for divorce custody of her three children 1100.000 Judgement and attorney fees are asked by Olive Potts wife of Charles E Totts ent of the rolling mills of the Inland Steel plant In a petition filed by At- torney W J Murray in the superior court at Hammond today Cruel ment Is charged The complaint re- cites that shares of stock In the Inland Co held by Potts rightfully belongs to Mrs Potts In August 1914 Mrs Totts sued for divorce In the superior court and Potts In the circuit court but the cases were dropped when a reconciliation was about If You Think THE TIMES Ii Its Bit Your Support Is ways Welcome In The Woman's By Conserving Rimmand authorities have no of McPhenon and Bergt Welch naro tkat be did not enlist from mond LAFAYETTE Ind Maw aking a number of military prisoners rom Camp Green Charleston S C to Fort Sheridan Chicago 111 Robert McPherson a soldier he went to Hammond Ind where he became In- in a fight tore his uniform and hen took it off packing it in a bag and came to Lafayette In civilian clothes where he was arrested at 18th nnd Schuyler streets yesterday after- noon he was attempting to leu e i the city with Mrs James Pappas of Chicago and Mrs Mary Walton of Chicago The trio were charged with a house on the West Side and there stealing a Masonic containing six diamonds When rd the Jewel was not found on any of the trio They here last Thursday and j orci to gain a foothold on oil It I claimed that that time of Bolo Pasha the French HUNS TRY TO BUY OIL FIELDS UNITED WASHINGTON May through the right GOES TO THE PRESENT The conference In which the cities of the Calumet Region are so in report on the housing was approved today by the senate and the now goes to the president It authorizes the president to acquire housing for government war workers with to be spent in the District of Columbia CHICAGO TEAMSTERS ON STRIKE fBY UNITED CHICAGO Hey intra- city comerro was hampered today bv sudden strike of who demanded a flat wage of a week There was some picketing fields Some of the armed in that region are known to be Germans These two facts came to attention of the American government today The first is considered important because It is thought the Germans tried to stir up trouble In the region from which comes large supplies of oil for American and British use GERMAN ULTIMATUM SOVIET TBr UNITED May has delivered to the Russian soviet an ultimatum which If accepted would make Russia practically a German province It Is said to contain demands for German occupation of Moscow HURRAH FOR Pherson has been living with the Pap pas woman claiming to but her band The couple may be turned over to the authorities on a charge of lating the Mann act LAVALLIERE II The man pleaded with Chief or lice Scherer to allow him to return to his camp but the charges against him were too serious He was supposed to have been back In carnp by May 10 but he claims that he still has ten days before he will be classed as a de- serter The diamond lavallere was later turned In at police headquarters by Hoy Kelly a taxi driver who drove the party to police headquarters from the Monon shops where they had been arrested Kelly found In his rnr It is understood that the people from whom the Jewelry was stolen will not prosecute In view of the fact that they have recovered their property THIS PRIEST I 111 May Guide priest In charge of St Mary's German Catholic church here i ed today that commencing unday all use of German language would be abolished In the church and the schools ON WITNESS STAND PARIS May Callaux for- mer French premier taking the witness stand in the Bonnet Rouge treason trials refused to make a statement He waj allowed only to answer questions area back Even the was comparatively quiet The principal feature Of activity is the of back areas with shells But gunners are better at this than Urn enemy with result that many enemy communicant ns been abandoned U S TROOPS ENJOYING RAIDS By FRANK J IN LORRAINE May American chaplain has accounted for three Huns by proxy When bis unit entered the trenches the chaplain told the boys he wai barred by international law from shooting But after you get one get another for he concluded The three privates who made a daylight raid yesterday got six Germans day they hunted up the chaplain There's on for me and two for you said one of the doughboys One it mine and the other Is another reported The third man had but one notch In his nun stoclt ho laid as sure as I'm alive I'll get one for you next time The three who took part In the ex- are now the pride of the Another raiding penetrated tho German lines In a daylight They were exploring when suddenly rounded by A free for all Ing match followed Tanks ing as they fired One private dropping into a shell hole covered the retreat of his comrades Later the party enemy y The body of one German with some valuable papers was taken hack GERMANS ARE KILLED MOSCOW May thousand Germans and Finnish white guards were killed in a buttle sixty miles northeast of It wan reported here Civilians killed by tlie German Five hundred Russian soldiers were tn of forty ant fifty after he occupation of REGISTRATION PROGRESSES The women are getting alone very nicely In their campaign of the women of for war work though the shortage of has been a hindrance Beginning tomorrow there will be a booth at Liberty Hall where women who work down town are to register as this Is a patriotic duty The following are the captains of the wards with Mrs A J Miller man and Ingraham ward Mrs W H Bigger second ward Mrs A A Young ward Mrs Glen fourth ward lira R W fifth ward Mrs sixth ward Mrs S O Rick Every can of food put up thli Summer helps make food Shortage ward Mrs Leary eighth ward next winter impossible If You Think THE TIMES It Doing Its Bit Your Support Ii Mrs Grace Conroy ninth ward Jennie tenth ward Mrs Mrs Nicholson eleventh ward Mrs Dungan Mrs Mars will look after the lee and Mrs Matthles Mrs Kellly and Powley stores and SAVE TALKS NO 3 HOW WHEAT Every shipment of shipment of we can send from o ir ports a shipment saved from the Argentine Every shiD can do double duty from our ports It do from the tine that we send a we sale two from the Argentine we save a ship we save building a ship Every we savr a ship rave the transport and supply of one regiment of American soldiers The Allies within the days have us to and faster lhan wo hid anticipated I you that if we ere give them hat must draw these from tine and put them Into American ports HERBERT HOOVER
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