Hammond Lake County Times, May 14, 1918

Hammond Lake County Times

May 14, 1918

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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 Na- tional Guard Has Chance to Go to Me dean Border for Action. oouty hM four nllUte com. yulM uA It OBdentooA tlurt >N ready fo U nay tat located at aery, net; Botaut ud Orcm Polat. Tmie AT STATB INDIANAPOLIS. INC.. May In- diana's new eiate militia, which was or- ganised after the old Indiana national guard was) taken inlo Federal serv- ice may yet ate a little service on own hook. There Is a report in circula- tion that the War Department has asked the Indiana officials to state how many troops or the stata militia woul thoroughly cover the field in the ime alloted. On Monday night, Jberty Hall, the first public meeting illl bo held. The program committee has secured for this occasion the serv- ces of Congressman C. C. Dill of Ore- gon, a member of the congressional com- mittee sent "over there" to Investigate onditions and report to congress. Mr. Dill la a speaker of renown and Is horoughly familiar with the situation n Prance. He is regarded as the trongest of the speakers as-ilgned to he Lake division, and It is due to the act that Lake coqnty is recognized s one of the strongholds of the Red ross society that we luno been abje 3 have hlrn assigned here. It has been decided to hold no pa- ade In connection with this drive, :nce the time is limited nnd those In harge have thought It best to de ote every available minute to Ihe 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 Pncss.] [UNITED PRESS CABLEC-HAH.) WUBZlTOTOir, May con. t jjubli, May kalur___. twllei of currency today Issued a with Imperor Xa'rt U. for a statement or the conditions of listed on t tiff Austrian Mtanal banks on May 10. orainit Italy, simultaneously with the restuuftlon of the west front drive, M. cording to nporti received here today, ertll- Beoant dispatches hare emphasised pre. [UNITED PRESS HDOW, Hay lerr WM active last night IB the lomme; paratlou far the offensive In Italy. and Asore Kalf reported. aaemy raid west of KerrUle WM re. pulsed with Ion. We carried oat a raid northeast of Bobecq. {UNITED PIIESS CABLEGRAM.] VABIB, Kay brought In prisoners In the aad Yerdu the French war office u. took several prisoner! and coffered', today. "A aermu sunrise so casualties." attack was repulsed northwest of Or- villers-ijorel. A German attempt north of Fecht also foiled. "There was Qannonaolns; In the Toe- [Br UNITED PRESS.] Kay names of 97 men are Included In today's cas- and Butte.de i-Mesai! (where Amer- usJty lists brlnglns; the total of those Is engaged) 'captured at lelchsprey to more tUan [UNITED FREES CABLEGRAM.] kon. aur cabinet has to Information obtained today from Oenaaa sources. This U not unexpected j line, owlag to unrest and dlnatlsfactloa 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 CnwfordiviUe, ImL [BT UNITED PRESS.] WASJKWaTOW, May been oemmandeerett for war pur. POMS, war industries board an- nounced today. Supplies In bands of Jewelers, manufacturers, wholesalers, I idle to talk about it nntll the great ant importers and platinum received by trial of strength has toufht on them up to June 30 must be sold to the, the said Austen Char-, government at 81.09 a troy ounce. Ir. lain, cabinet member, at a to. ridtun Is also requisitioned at an day of Women's Unionist Morn association. Allies Force Kaiser to Omluul His Entire tany, Blot is Expected But Where? (By WILLIAM PHILLIP SIMMS) IN FRANCE, May K-While the Germans are completing prepara- tions for the third and perhaps the biggest drive of all a sinister silence spreads along the battle [UVITED PRESS CABLEGRAM.1 LOVDOFT, Kay govern. ment Is not opposed to peace but It FAMOUS EDITOR IS DEAD TBT Usrrsn 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 ac- tHoly controlled Herald by cable. He was one of the founders of the Commercial Club Co. In 1S83. c: own expense fitted out the Stan- Icy expedition Into Africa tn find Liv- ingston tn and the Jeanrtte Polar expedition In 1979. HAMMOND MAN END HIS LIFE Jxireni of Hammond shot and killed himself In a row boat In the lagoon In Humboldt park yesterday. He approorhert tlie hoathouse on crutches and hired a boat. Ha rowed to the renter of the lagoon nnd there fired. He left a nnle to his brother T'rank Loreni, of S22 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 [Br UNITED PRKSS.I CHICAGO, Msy W. Winch- eli. a mining engineer, charged with impersonating a socret service officer, was bound over for trial today under bond. Miss Mr.rlon Brown testified she heard Wlnchell say he was with the secret service. Wlnchcll'a father lives In Laporte. HAS GERMANY MILLION RIFLES HERE IN U. S.? [Pr UNITED PRESS 1 NEW YORK, May j-omt officiated f the nwd charge that at the ceremony. Sir. and Mrs. Barnes I man have mllltpn rifles, left-yesterday for the Pacific const to be I many macflfne unlimited am- munition stored In this country was under way here today. The army In- telligence bureau requested the probe which Is being conducted by Attorney General Lewis. More than sixty wit- nesses were examined today. The purchase and storage of the mu- wlll extend him ronsnifiliations. An-j are "ftld to the Amerl- cago. Mr. Barnes county ami lias is sheriff of Lake hosts of friends nounccr.ionts of the wedding were re- ceived by a number of his friends all over tho county today. lean fund traitor OVER TOP IN K. OP C. FUND Gary ..........J10.000 Hammond East Chicago Whiting Hammond and East Chicago returns while ever the top are Incompjete and wll( be creased. FDBJEFT Pick Up Soldier Who Was In- volved in Fight in Ham- mond and Is Now in Con- siderable Trouble. mm mm Deputy Imperial Potentate Jacoby ofthdianapolia Present. Deputy Imperial Potentate Jacoby who will be made imperial potentate at the Imperial council meeting In June at Atlantic City, came up unexpected- ly from Indianapolis yesterday to at- tend the sprlnK ceremonial of Orak Shrine the Hammond Masonic tem- ple.. Past Potentate Bnly 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 thirty- six candidates for initiation.' ivhen 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 Ger- mans. Yet more than 1.800.000 men have been used on these two battle fronts and Hindenburg's promise of a quick decision has flown. The alli.g under a single commander have fruttra-ed enemy pl.ru and for an almost cnniplcle overhauling of Li tmlM army. Hindrntmrg hus been forc- ed to scrap Ills former plans and bring new leaders to the front. According to reports here lie la concentrating the em- pire's total-output 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 nway by many fam- 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 dem- onstrate how these substitutes can be used satiefactorlly. It la believed Ig- norance of cook [nit has caused them to be thrown awar U MILL OFFICIAL IS SIIEfl JOB Wife Asks Custody of Chil- 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, superintend- 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 treat- ment Is charged. 'The complaint re- cites that 6D5 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 biougltt about. If You Think THE TIMES Ii 9oing Its Bit Your Support Is Al- ways Welcome. Enllit In The Woman's Armj By Conserving [BUI.LKT1S.] Rimmand authorities have no ulsanee of McPhenon and Bergt. Welch naro tkat be did not enlist from Ham- 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- rolved 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 entetrlng a house on the West Side and there stealing a Masonic lavalllere containing six diamonds. When searc'i- rd the Jewel was not found on any of the trio. F......---- They nrrlved here last Thursday and j orci to gain a foothold on Tampiop oil It I." claimed that that time JIc- of Bolo Pasha, the French 'HUNS TRY TO BUY TAMPIOO OIL FIELDS [BT UNITED WASHINGTON, May through the right purchaiie, endeav BILL GOES TO THE PRESENT The conference In which the cities of the Calumet Region are so vltaly in ttrested, report on the housing bill was approved today by the senate and the bill 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 PREM.] CHICAGO. Hey intra- city comerro was hampered today bv sudden strike of tfamMcrs 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 th must draw these ihlps from Argen- tine and put them Into American ports. HERBERT HOOVER ;