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Hammond Times (Newspaper) - September 27, 1935, Hammond, Indiana EAST CHICAGO INDIANA HARBOR WHITING THE HAMMOND TIMES TRI-CITY EDITION XXX NO 86 INTERNATIONAL NEWS HAMMOND INDIANA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27 1935 MEMBER or UNITED ASSOCIATIONS PRICE TWO CENTS League Accepts Commission Suggestion INDIANA ON TRIP EXPERTS TO EXAMINE TECHNICAL ASPECTS Great Britain France and Spain lire Named on Sub-Committee THE WEATHER Generally fair northwest mostly cloudy east and south possibly rain southeast early tonight cooler night light frost northwest lair Saturday slowly rising ture Sunrise a in Sunset p m p m FOR REGION today in Hammond was 52 degrees above zero at a degrees above zero at noon Weather fair at noon Did You Hear By WALLACE CARROLL Press Staff Correspondent Copyright 3933 by United Press GENEVA Sept League of Nations today in principle the tion of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia that a league sion be sent to the East frontier to determine for any us an attack by Italy Great Britain France and Spain were named as a sub-committee to determine whether the suggestion practicable in fact as well as In principle Experts one for each country will examine technical aspects of the suggestion It was decided to cable the em- today explaining that the league was lending its serious and sincere attention to the request However there were hints that the suggestion might be found and left buried in the sub- Acts on Suggestion league council sitting as Committee of thirteen to draft a report and recommendations under article XV of the league covenant to settle the Italian-Ethiopian dis- pute acted on the emperor's gestion It also began its work on the recommendations by drawing up the broad outline of the problem then adjourned until tomorrow A brief communique The council committee on the dispute met this at On the Of Mr Ruiz Guinazu Enrique Ruil Guinazu of president Of the council Dr Salvador de Madariga of Spain was elected chairman of the committee The committee took note of th telegram from the emperor o Ethiopia dated September 25 anc drew up the terms of its reply will be published today It then decided on its plan o The next meeting will bi held tomorrow morning WHITING CITIZENS AWOKE TODAY TO ind that the weatherman broke up the warm spell of the past few days The mercury hovered in the after dropping from up in tho eighties FRED VOGEL FISH HOUSE operator and Mrs Vogel will ob- serve 25 years of married life DIVERS CAN AGAIN ENJOY their favorite sport in Community swimming pool The ing board out of commission for some time has been repaired and is ready for use LAND FIRM WILL BALK AT PAYING New Delay Arises in tion of Acreage tor School Playground INDUSTRIAL LEADER ACTIVE IN CAMPAIGN New obstacles today ened early acquisition by the Hammond school trustees of a acre tract in Robertsdale for use as a George Rogers Clark athletic field When State Senator Daniel D Lynch board attorney goes before Circuit Judge T Joseph Sullivan next Monday to obtain the deed to the land Attorney Roy E Green 1ST TRUST Kay E Daly Ray E Daly who is vice dent of the American Maize for the Lake Land Co owner of I Products company one of WILLIAM LAWTON assistant athletic director at Com- munity Center is anxious to return from his vacation He paid a visit to the building today FIREMAN JOE KASPER LIKES the Chicago Cubs so well that as far as he is concerned Charlie Grimm's men have already cinched the National league pennant St Louis or no ACTION APLENTY WILL BE dished out att he Whiting High school football field tonight when ho Oilers pry open their home football season against the Froebel Blue Devils WHITING LEGIONNAIRES AT- tending the national American gion convention in St Louis are ex- to be flocking back into the city today they stay and for the pennant series MEMBERS OF FATHER Lach's band who plan for a Euro- pean concert tour next summer are going thespian They will present Here Comes the a sical comedy in Community Center on October 17 and 18 the property 1 File a motion to vacate the report of the appraisers who set the price at and ask for a new appraisal mond's leading industries is taking an active part in the United fare drive this year Daly is man of the advance gifts division which will play an important part 2 If the motion is denied At- jin tho campaign to raise a budget THE Community Chest headquarters in the hotel building is a hive of industry as plans go for- ward for the drive November 17 to 23 HIGHLAND HOUSE WILL RISE UNDER MORTGAGE Ind Sept s few homes built in Lake county this summer with F H A insured mortgages will be started next Monday at 2917 Ridge road Highland by the Hilson Lumber company of Hammond general contractor It will be a five-room veneer dwelling and is scheduled for completion within 60 days The Home Service of mond arranged the 80 per cent F H A loan When completed it will be chased by Mr Groot Highland Harry McComb of mond Is the architect The lot has a frontage of 50 feet on Ridge road EAST CHICAGO DRUMMERS AND BUGLE blowers of the Twin ity post corps will dig into some fried fish in American Legion style day night at headquarters JOE MAC AND HIS POPULAR orchestra will be featured at Rendezvous ballroom in East cago on September 29 and October 3 He's the million dollar rhythm according to his press agent WASHINGTON FOOTBALL fans will see the Senators in action on the home Jot for the first time tonight with Clinton Ind as the opposition The game starts at 8 o'clock torney Green will ask that the school petition for the deed be set aside the condemnation be dismissed and the trustees be enjoined from further condemnation proceedings until properly constituted authorities consent to the payment to the Lake Land Co of such damages as may be sustained by the defendant Dispute Back Taxes new tangle has developed over the contention of who is to pay in back taxes and State Senator Lynch claims the set by tha praisers is to include the foregoing sum Attorney Green claims the is all due the owners and the school city is to pay the Judge Sullivan was to rule on the point Wednesday but was out of Crown Point and the decision was delayed until next Monday Attorney Green claims that when the state board of tax ers met in Hammond recently it allowed the trustees to pay only for the property this to in- clude the in delinquencies This restriction of amount to be paid will be the basis for his plea Monday that the school tion to get the deed to the property be denied State Senator Lynch claims the state board of tax commissioners made no such restriction but ly allowed the trustees to make an appropriation out of which they can pay for the property He cites the state tax report of Aug 15 and emphasizes the word finds The board finds that in the chase of this land the school city of Hammond is entitled to have a clear title to same and that said purchase price fixed in the con- proceedings include all taxes due thereon and that said taxes shall be deducted and the balance paid to the Lake Land Co The land company originally asked for the tract this not to include the back taxes and de- BIG FISH CAUGHT AT CEDAR LAKE TO EARN PRIZES TO THE CEDAR LAKE Sept Here's a chance to fish for fun and money too The Cedar Lake Commercial club is offering a prize to fishermen who land the est crappie or bluegill the est black bass and the largest pickerel Anyone except Cedar Lake f residents ara eligible The con- opened last week and will e until November 16 Contestants must register with a club member WOMAN IS FOUND BROOKVILLE Ind Sept Thelma Hubbard 23 mother of two young children who disappeared is in Cincinnati O a post card received by her Carl Hubard said here The mother expressed regret her actions but the card gave Co street address in Cincinnati of during October S to 11 the week of TO USE NEXT WEEK Closed Bank Receiver Will Pay Out In the Next Two Weeks Filtration at Lake Finished Sooner Than Expected Smith Says MRS LOUIS CARMAN HAS appointed chairman of the Red Cross membership drive which opens November 11 E J Carlson chairman of the East Chicago ter announced today EAST CHICAGO JEWISH FOLK will start their calendar year 5696 at tonight The new year celebration will last 10 days ROOSEVELT'S ROUGH Riders plan a rough evening for Lew Wallace tomorrow night The game will be played m East Chicago BISHOP JOHN F NOLL WILL preside at the confirmation of 100 Bible students from four local Ro- man Catholic congregations next week TOM KOCHIS UNITED stage a harvest dance tomorrow night for the un- employed REPORT ITALIAN MALTA ALEXANDRIA Sept that Italian rines have been laying oft the land of Malta for several days reached here today Malta a mam base for the Brit- ish fleet in the Mediterranean is strategically located just south of Sicily A dozen searchlights the each night from Malta it reported in raid vers After more than a quarter of a century of political and civic tion for pure water Hammond will realize its long dream within four months Percy T Smith chairman of the water board announced day We anticipate completion of our new filtration plant on the lake front by next he said consequently it should be pumping pure water through our mains by March 1 Completion of this unit originally was scheduled for June 1930 but General Contractor A C Proudfoot and the water board have enjoyed such good luck to date that ing operations will be finished four months earlier Best in The filtration plant when com- will be one of the most ern in the world It will purify the contaminated lake water to such a degree the filtered effluent will meet the most stringent health tests according to Smith Hammond then will have an- other good talking point for at- new industries to the Smith declared He explained that filtered water free of injurious chemicals and metals will reduce maintenance expense on boilers and other trial equipment using water Best of Smith declared a pure filtered water supply will en- able the city to bid for food tries which require clean potable water above every other necessity He recalled the loss of one large food industry several years ago be- cause of Hammond's bad water This industry after acquiring an option for a local site dropped all further negotiations when it re- a chemical analysis of the city's water supply It located in Chicago instead Cuts Water Costs A pure water supply according to Smith also will reduce the cost to industries commercial ments and homes which now chase their drinking water from private concerns With the completion of our fil- for materials 1 tration Smith asserted The ither project is for Whiting Hammond will be on the involves repairs to the Whiting hold of a new era of industrial and EAST CHICAGO PROJECT IS APPROVED INDIANAPOLIS Ind Sept 27 Two minor W P A projects were announced for Lake county today by Clarence Manion Indiana tor of the National Emergency council They were approved ny President Roosevelt East Chicago received one of the It calls for park improvements for wnich a federal allotment of has been authorized for bor East Chicago will contribute Agency Relinquishes Con- trol of Direct Poor Relief to Township Trustees Approximately de- of the closed First Trust and Savings bank of Hammond will receive a 5 per cent dividend amounting to during the next two weeks Receiver Harry E Folk announced today At the conclusion of this ment Folk will start distribution of another 5 per cent dividend ing among depositors of the defunct Peoples Co-Operative State bank of Hammond of which he also is receiver The receivership staff will mail the first batch ot notices to First Trust depositors today The notices will be released in alphabetical der from day to day until all are mailed Folk instructs depositors to await receipt of their notices be- fore applying for their checks Pay at Calumet Bank All payments will be made from the lobby of the Calumet State bank on the corner of Hohman avenue and Fayette street A special teller will be employed for that purpose Funds for the First Trust dend were received by the receiver n the form of a loan from the R F C on real estate collateral of the bank The loan amounted to but Mr Folk is conserving of this sum for another dend early next year With the payment of the disbursement the First Trust receivership will have dis- among depositors This represents 25 per cent of the original depository balance We hope to conclude the First Trust Folk said within two weeks or ly on October 15 so that we may start the Peoples Co-Operative dend at that time The same procedure scheduled for the First Trust payment will be used for the Peoples Co-Operative disbursement Depositors will re- notices in alphabetical order from day to day and will call for checks at the Calumet State bank From Assets The Peoples dividend also has been made possible by an R F C loan on real estate collateral The loan amounts to tut the re- maining of the disbursement will be paid out of liquidated sets This dividend will swell the total distribution to ing per cent of the depository balance on hand when the Peoples bank was closed About depositors will share in the forthcoming dividend ing about depositors who will get during the next 30 clays from the two banks The First Trust dividend was by Judge Harold land in Hammond Superior court some time ago Pic maintains diction over the receivership Judge Strickland has not yet approved the Peoples Co-Operative disbursement but he is expected to do this before October 15 More than 100 P E R A em- ployes in Lake county either will ose their jobs next Tuesday or will be transferred to other divisions of federal recovery agencies in this district The wholesale discharge and transfer of employes will be oc by the discontinuance of direct federal aid to indigents on Monday night At that time the F E R A will relinquish control of direct poor re- lief to tho 11 township trustees of Lake county ending an ment that has been in effect for moro than 18 months Most of the F E R A employes to bo discharged are affiliated with tho auditing and investigating departments Some of the poor re- lief investigators however will be retained by the township trustees Discontinuance of federal home relief will be made possible by the W P A work relief program now employing upwards of heads of indigent families in Lake county By removing these family heads from poor relief rolls the W P A has reduced direct indigent aid re- sufficiently to enable local taxpayers to pay all relief costs Heretofore the F E R A contributed from 15 to 25 per cenl of the relief expenditures According to tentative estimates available this morning the W P A program will be employing ap proximately workers by next Tuesday morning That will re- duce the Lake county relief roll about 40 per cent or from cases ot the beginning of this month to cases at the begin ning of next month With this sharp reduction UK number of poor relief investigators will be pared correspondingly cut ting indigent aid costs even fur ther During October the works prog ess administration hopes to de direct indigent aid in Laki county even further by providing jobs for unemployed women and about 500 unmarried transients When the W P A program reaches Its job quota in this dis the Lake county relief rol will contain less than cases All of the latter then will be de pendent for home relief SULLIVAN HOLDS BET ON DOGS IS GAMBLING rants Temporary injunction Asked by Egan Against Dog Track WHITING MAN IS HELD GUILTY BY JURY public library for which a federal wage allotment of has been made The library will contribute for materials These two jobs arc a part of the general program announced for In- oy Mr Manion He said ident Roosevelt approved an ment of federal funds totaling let the new state projects To the funds will be added the sum of pledged by various sponsors of the projects TRAIN EVANSVILLE Ind Sept Russell 53 driver was hurled under a our train find seriously in- hero Ho suffered head in- Tlc Ei fractured and body residential expansion for then we will have eliminated one of the most serious objections to the city at present A fitting ceremony will mark the historic date when filtered water will be pumped through the mains of the municipality according to tentative plans now being consid- ered by the water board HURRICANE BRINGS WINING NEW Sept that the cane has been lashing the western waters of the Caribbean Sea Tor several days may strike the coast of Cuba and the land of Jamaica contained ky in issued by the U b weather bureau here their township trustees Because Attorney Kenneth Call associated with plaintiffs counsel is in Indianapolis Superior Judge Harold L Strickland today decision in the Goldblatt Bros vs City of East Chicago handbill action until Monday Attorney Call telephoned the Hammond courthouse today and notified Judge Strickland that he would be unable to be present at 1 30 o'clock the time the decision was scheduled Goldblatt Bros seek to enjoin East Chicago police from ing with their distribution of handbills DEPRESSION IS OVER SAYS DAWES CHICAGO Sept 27 Business leaders today studied two graphs displayed by Charles G Dawes to prove his pre diction of last December that ai era of prosperity would start ii July 1935 Speaking before the Chicago As sociation of Commerce last night Dawes said a six months rise in stock market prices and i increase in stee production confirmed his that the depression would end thi summer One of the graphs hanging on the wall behind the former vie president former ambassador England and first chairman of th Reconstruction Finance corpori tion outlined the course of stoc market prices during tho depres sions of 1873 1893 and 1929 Th other showed the trend of pig iro production and prices during th same three depressions In each Dawes said prosperity re appeared when there was a sus stock market rise for si months coupled with a correspond ing gain in the output of goods industries as exemplified b steel He credited restoration of mas confidence for the market and dur able goods upturn Mass confidence once is not subject to frequent oscilla tions as has been Dawes said but thu regained its continued unless interrupted by war or sim lar mass action thereafter bring about a natural course of recover which is measured from the mitia stock crash LEWIS IS A LITTLE BETTER ENGINEER BORNEO TO DEATH WESTPORT Conn Sept Shcehan was burned to death and man William J Hughes seriously injured when an eastbound New Haven railroad freight train crashed into the rear of another freight train on the drawbridge over the Saugatuck river here at today MOSCOW Sept most optimistic attitude towai Senator J Hamilton Lewis chanci for recovery from the bronchi pneumonia with which ho is ill wa held today by his physicians The patient's condition at noo was described as quite ing This favorable prognosis w based upon a clearing up of tl infection in the right lung an stronger heart action TO THE CROWN POINT Ind Sept Judge T Joseph ullivan virtually sealed the oom of Hammond's new dog rack here this morning when e granted Prosecutor Fred Igan a temporary injunction gainst the Hammond vay corporation enjoining it ront operating the track The corporation took an exception c the ruling but Egan countered with a petition for a permanent in- unction No date for the hearing nto Egan's latest request was set oday by Judge Sullivan The court in granting the orary injunction refused to oint a receiver for the track as demanded by Egan Judge Sullivan said this issue will be de- ermined after he hears Egan's for a permanent Found it Gambling The temporary injunction Judge declared must be granted n the showing of the that the corporation allowed gambling on the night of August 31 when one race was run The court defined his ruling on gambling with the assertion that he uncertainty of the outcome of race constituted wagering His ruling delving care ully into the so-called assignment used by the track to com- with state law against bling stated the system in itself the track of responsibility as the premiums are paid to the owners of the winning dogs and the latter in turn distribute their winnings among holders of assignment tickets Nevertheless according to the court's reasoning the fact that a jettor does not know beforehand whether or not he will receive any art of the premium when he places his bet constitutes tainty and hence establishes a gamble As agents for the dog owners the ack sanctions this gamble anc therefore should be enjoined from operating the judge said Three Up Saturday Three officials of the dog track who arrested by police on the night of August 31 when they opened the oval for the first time will appear before cial Judge Martin J Downey in Hammond city court tomorrow for They are charged with pool selling and operating without a city penult The defendants are G H Schroeter president Wilbur Schrieber secretary-treasurer and Tilford Gorham an employe Next Monday morning Judge Lawrence Becker will rule in Easi Chicago Superior court on the tion of the corporation for a re straining order enjoining the city rf Hammond from enforcing its special dog track ordinance which cells for a nightly fee of TO THE CROWN POINT Sept criminal court jury with a mond woman as foreman which egan deliberating yesterday noon id didn't reach a decision until this morning found Steve Whiting police character once tried out for a pitching ob with the White Sox guilty of rand larceny The charge carries one to 10 year term Furtyo was being tried on a harge of robbery in connection ith the theft of in cash and 350 worth of clothing from in's Credit Clothing company in last Nov 5 Four others re being tried on the same charge n the same case they are George ross Paul Langyel Mike Hero hik and Bertrand The foreman of the jury was Mrs Violet Carver daughter of Attorney J K Stinson of mond The jury is understood to have been 10 to two for conviction on he robbery charge against would have carried a 10 to 25 year sentence but finally agreed compromise on grand larceny or fear of not being able to reach a decision Bertrand's case was being tried his morning Judge William J Murray withheld sentence on until the others have been RUMOR OF ROBINSON'S WHEREABOUTS INDIANAPOLIS Ind Sept evidence that Thoma H Robinson Jr accused of th kidnaping of Mrs Alice Stoll Louisville Ky society ma tron was was given federa authorities today by Samuel Smith a lilling station attendant Smith identified a picture o Robinson as the man who came t his filling station last and asked the attendant if h knew Robinson the kidnaper Ho left a pad of paper on th desk in the station with the nam of Thomas Robinson scrawled it Smith said Tho man came to the filling sta tion in a taxi and engaged Smit in a talking on gen oral topics at length the ties were told Finally Smith said the ma blurted out Is Robinson in Smith asked what Robinson Why Robinson the kidnaper the man replied Would you know him if you sa he asked I believe Smith replied JOURNEY FOR MANY PURPOSES lilies Fishing and Stop at San Diego Exposition Are Features TOTAL LEVIES OF ALL UNITS TO BE FIGURED MONDAY TO THE CROWN POINT Ind Sept AH total levies for Lake county's local governmental units will be announced next Monday morning by County Auditor Joseph E Fin erty the Lake County Board of Adjustment declared here this morning The announcement will not be forthcoming until that date must establish the poor re lief and township road levies yet The county board concluded rate-making session last night set ting all levies but those for pooi relief and township roads The county auditor fixes the rates Finerty is to establish the relief and township road levies low enough to offset increases in al other rates He promised the coun ty board to hold total 1936 levies tc approximately the 1935 rates In concluding its session her last night the county board re some of the requested levie slightly but approved all others a the figures set by the governments units report must be certi fied to the state tax board by mid night Monday AWARD INLAND CONTRACT FOR LOCK IN RIVER Inland Steel company was awarded the contract for shee piling and reinforcing bar require ments of lock No 25 on the Missis sippi river at Cap au Gris Mo Permanent piling requirement total tons temporary approx tons and bar needs 550 tons The remainder of the structura steel order approximating tons went to the Mississippi Valle Structural Steel company United Construction company re the general contract fo building the lock This was the largest structura order placed on Inland's books thi week Commitments for the Chicag area since last Monday have show little variation from the week Local mills still are large-scale automotive orders fo 1936 models These orders will boos production here substantially SNOW FALLS IN DENVER DENVER Sept Snow fell in Denver early toda and covered portions of the Rock mountain region after an precipitation Pike's Peak receive a heavy fall bringing to an en scientific observations of the cos mic ray conducted there during th past few months Cheyenne Wyo reported 04 of an inch of Thursday HEAR ABOUT TEETH BULLETIN CHILLICOTHE O Sept 27 president's cial train chugged into the timore and Ohio railroad tion here at a m today and departed for Cincinnati at President and Mrs Roosevelt during the brief on the platform of their observation car smiling an knowledgement to the cheers of 300 or 400 persons there to greet them Large bouquets were placed in Sirs Roosevelt's arms by women admirers in the crowd Tlie train may make a brief stop in Q then proceeds to Cincinnati Byq GEORGE R HOLMES CORRESPONDENT N EN ROUTE WEST WITH PRESIDENT E V ELT Sept 27 President velt headed west today for a first-hand glimpse of conditions that have resulted two and a half years of application of the philosophies and policies of his However much the political of his journey to the Pacific coast is deprecated it really marks in political minds the gun in his campaign for reelection next year He left Washington almost simultaneously with the republican who have been meeting there all this week conferring on ways and means of defeating him in 1936 Officially Mr Roosevelt is simply going to the San Diego exposition in fulfillment of a long-time ise But his itinerary has been ar- ranged and his speaking dates have been arranged so as to give him opportunity for a cross-section view of the country plus personal contacts that cannot but have their political implications State and county leaders all across the continent will get on and off the presidential special as it rolls through a score of states during the next week From them he should be able to get a fair first-hand picture of conditions political economic social That is what he wants Four Set Speeches Mr Roosevelt will deliver four set speeches between Washington and San Diego the first at mont in eastern Nebraska row afternoon It is expected in this speech that Mr Roosevelt will defend the A A A where it is most the heart of ths farm belt which has profited Continued on Page Twenty-two Members of the Northwest Dei la society of Indiana heard Dr Kovatch of Chicago speak on tures Wednesday night at a dinner in the Lyndora BURGLARS STEAL AUTOMOBILE OUT OF Burglars last night broke into a Robertsdale automobile salesroom a gasoline station and the bile of a North Side resident lice reports showed today At the Moorman Motor company salesroom 1820 Indianapolis vard burglars broke in by ing two skylights and swinging down to the rafters and along the wall to the floor They stole a brand new 1935 model sedan 100 lons of canned oil and a electric drill John Moorman and manager said Ha said they removed the strips from the skylights and then broke the glass Inspector Harry Rimbach expert went over the scene for clues but it was apparent the burglars wore gloves Carl Reidelbach attendant at tha Lincoln Oil company station 5321 State Line avenue reported to lice this morning that someone had gained entrance to the building and stole which had been in a money changer hidden in the washroom The burglar police said gained entrance through a side window which had been unlocked The thief also took six cans of oil James Campbell 1010 Hoffman street today complained to police that the headlights and radiator cap was stolen from his automobile during the night while it was parked in his back yard The thief also loosened eral other parts apparently ing to take these too but fled
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