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Hammond Lake County Times (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Hammond, Indiana Thursday to get \ 20, 1006. The Lake county times Gary news the school at South Gary is closed today and will remain closed until after the Holiday vacation on account of the death of or. Gibson of Tol Leston. Miss Gibson who teaches the school is a granddaughter of the deceased. The work of erecting the steel Frame work for the machine shop East of Broadway s Extension is making Large headway during this Fine weather. The structural men say the weather now is the finest for this kind of work at this season that they have seen for Many years. Or. Chapman the local agent for the Lake Shore now spends part of his time Here on account of the strenuous living required co go Back and Forth to his Home in Elkhart Dally which Means that he must leave there at 4 of clock in the morning and not get Home until about 8 of clock in the evening. Three years ago at the Burnham crossing. A number of Hegewisch people have been called As witnesses. Or. Frank was engaged in the milk business and was on his Dally rounds when the Accident happened Fie was crossing the tracks at Burnham and was struck by one of the fast trains. Several members of the masonic Lodge Here attended the Hammond chapter last night to see work Given in the seventh degree. Among those present were messes. R. Dean Bailey Lewis Ottenheimer and Johnson. South Deering. Tom Gibbons who has been sick for a Long time is not much improved. Mrs. James 10624 Hoxie Avenue who has been very sick is convalescent. Miss Josie yesterday. Kiminski was shopping mrs. Beindorff is entertaining sister from East Chicago. Her miss Lucy Thomas a teacher of the Marsh school intends to spend the holidays in Florida. The sunday school of the congregational Church will give their Christmas exercises at the congregational Church tomorrow night. A tree will be decorate. And presents Given the members j of the sunday school. Mrs. De. Odell was in the City yesterday on business. Miss Ada Riffey transacted business in Chicago wednesday. Mrs. Tyler of Valparaiso is Here for a few Days visit at the Home of her son William Tyler. Mrs. A. J. Jane Spray yesterday. Smith and sister miss were Valparaiso visitors mesdames George Borsch and John Bundshuh jr., spent today shopping in Chicago. Or. And mrs. Ernest Rought of Hammond were the guest of or. And mrs. William Rought for a few Days. Thomas Nickerson who arrived from England a few Days ago has taken a position with the Standard Oil company in Whiting. The Ladin so Aid society of the congregational Church met with mrs. Hand yesterday. The following officers were elected who will hold office for a year mrs. A. H. W. Johnson presi Dent mrs. G. W. Lewis vice president airs. Oscar Martin Secretary mrs. Jas. Gaming treasurer. These officers have All succeeded themselves. Little Johnie Fitzgerald of 10404 Muskegon Avenue is reported on the sick list. The Lake Shore has recently made comfortable increases in the size of its suburban trains which has aided the local travellers greatly in main Taing their mental Tranquility. Hitherto it has been a very fair comparison to the condition of Chicago a Street car traffic with the exception that conditions were More intolerable on account of the prolonged ride. The Lehigh Valley Coal docks which caught fire several weeks ago Are still burning and make a Beautiful scene at night. Valparaiso news. Billy Sanders left today for Norfolk va., where he will join the Navy. Today marked an epoch in the construction of the general office building just North of the grand Calumet. The first Carload of structural steel and Iron was unloaded and the work of putting it up will begin immediately. A Large Force of Tho Falkenau company a men have been at work on the foundation for several weeks but their Progress was not so evident to the casual observer As will be the Progress of the structural work. Perry l. Sisson has gone to new York on business. C. J. Hand left yesterday for Minnesota on a business trip. Morris Sisson is Home for the holidays from Northwestern military College. Or. E. J. Ball and wife were in Chicago on business thursday. The supplies and necessaries for the Observance of Christmas Friday likening at the Central school have arrived and the various committees Are Busy As bees preparing for a fitting program. Several of the people who Are engaged in different capacities Here that have Talent in that direction have consented to Render musical numbers that evening. Among our cosmopolitan population Are Many who Are known among their friends As people of no Little Talent and patient inquiry on the part of the people in charge will serve to show to the Public a portion of this Talent. Miss Josie Bagley of Norris City 111., is visiting her brother Daniel Bagley. Mrs. A. J. Smith of Hobart was the City on business yesterday. In t. W. Wagner has gone to Albert Lea minn., where he will engage in the insurance business. Roy Mclean left yesterday for London ont., where he will visit his parents during Tho holidays. Tolleston Albert Hacker and Little son went to Michigan City yesterday on business. Burch Bouch of Coesse ind., is Here for a few Days visit with his Friend Ralph Ruckman. Miss Lizzie als returned yesterday from Chicago where she had been visiting friends for the past few Days. Misses Nellie Cooke Lillie mereness and Mae Abel Are clerking at the Quot spot Cash store during the Holiday season. J. E. Sears of South Gary town yesterday on business. Was in messes. Boners amp Stewart contract ors of Indiana Harbor were in town yesterday on business. Thomas Hanna who recently sold out his drawing and sprinkling outfit to Christ Kramer went to Chicago yesterday to Purchase another team of horses. Or. Hanna has decided to remain in Hobart and will do general teaming. Mrs. De Ridley and daughter left yesterday for Crown Point lad., to make it their future Home. Mrs. Fred Poppen of Reese Avenue entertained her Mother and sister from the East Side tuesday. Mrs. Lade Schlager of Point Richmond cal., formerly of this place who some time ago was reported seriously ill is gaining in health rapidly. A Large number of prospective real estate buyers were in town yesterday looking for opportunities and locations for investments. Miss Inez Gibson of Crown Point came to Tolleston last evening to attend the funeral of Chas. Gibson her brother in Law. The Tolleston lumber dealers Are quite Busy at present filling orders for Gary contractors especially those engaged near Broadway Between the Wabash and Michigan Central Railroad. The Large steel Frame building and the cottages in Gary can be seen from Tolleston by standing on the Bluff Between the Wabash and fort Wayne Railroad just North of the depot. To stranger it is quite an imposing sight. Whiting news Robert Atchison and son. Vernon returned to their Home yesterday after spending a few Days visiting friends in Crocker ind. The presiding elder Rev. Schwab will preach at the Robertsdale evangelical Church Friday evening. Dec. 21. The service will begin at seven of clock to which every one is cordially invited. Miss Bertha Bishop was Harbor yesterday morning. In Indiana mrs. Alary Meyers and children of Short Street have returned from Chicago where they visited relatives. Aliss Ola Camp of Ohio Avenue is assisting in the Hub clothing store during the Holiday Rush. Airs. Charles Paskwietz of Sheridan Avenue is recovering from her recent illness and is now Able to be around. John Schaub is Home from notre Dame University to remain until after the Holiday with his parents. Definite information was received yesterday concerning Tho captured criminals now in jail Here. They Are wanted at Beaver Falls. Pa., for Highway robbery As Well As at several other places along the line for smaller depredations. They were very firm at first in their protestations of innocence but under fire weakened and finally one of them admitted that they were wanted elsewhere. The second however Hung out until confronted with a Telegram describing the two aft flirt it it for what they were wanted. To say the least the local department is making an enviable record for itself. Miss Edith Fergus of Chicago who has been visiting friends Here for a few Days returned Home wednesday afternoon. St. John news. Among the Chicago shoppers yesterday were air. And airs. Star Stowell airs. James Parker airs. J. C. Aliles and Roy Green. The foundation of the glucose factory is completed and the building is to be 295x150 and eight stories High. They intend employing 600 men on each shift. Work has been rather Slack lately owing to the Lack of bricklayers. Black Oak news i. J. Hulsberg was Tor today. A Hammond vis Frank ruse visitor today. Is a Hobart business Frank Kreck is transacting business at Hamilton and Gary today. Santa Claus visited the Home of mrs. Lewis Ewen and presented bar with an elegant piano. East Side news Ai iss list. Emily Al Offet is on the sick Albin Anderson of Woodlawn an East Side visitor yesterday. Was attorney Wildermuth won Tho lasting gratitude of several poles and their friends last evening by conducting the defense of the poles in a criminal prosecution. He conducted it so successfully that they were discharged this morning judge Fitzgerald sitting in the Case. The charge against them was an alleged robbery of one of their friends in a Saloon Brawl Down on Tho Quot Patch As the District Between tile Michigan Central and the Wabash is known. The evidence brought out showed the scuttle but on account of the apparent Lack of willingness on the part of the victim to prosecute a Case could not be made out. Mrs. John o Keefe of South Deering was an East Side visitor yesterday. Gas arc lights have been put up in front of several of the local stores in Ewing Avenue. Mrs. O. Ii. Hicks residing in 9818 Ewing Avenue is critically ill at her Home. Arthur Peterson 9910 Ewing ave nun was in the City yesterday business. On miss Almargaret Wingerter of Fern Wood is visiting with d. Truog 9908 Ewing Avenue. She will leave for Buffalo some time next week. Attorney Wildermuth won the lasting gratitude of several poles and their friends last evening by conducting the defense of the poles in a criminal prosecution. He conducted it so i y that they were discharged this morning. Judge Fitzgerald sitting in the Case. The charge against them was an alleged robbery of one of their friends in a Saloon Brawl Down in the Quot Patch a As the District Between Tho Michigan Central and tile Wabash is known. The evidence brought out showed the scuttle but on account of the apparent Lack of willingness on Tho part of the victim to prosecute a Case could not be made out. Hegewisch news lieutenant o Brien was in the City yesterday on important business. The three Story Flat building erected for Nystrom and Len Skog at 97th Street and Avenue Ai is now ready for occupancy. This building is improvement for this Block. An Roseland and Kensington. It is reported that air. Use spies son who has been quite ill with fever is improving. Vincent Thielen made a business trip to Chicago wednesday evening. Mat Liller of Crown St. John yesterday. Point was in mrs. Thomas Mcfadden of Oliver Street had a severe attack of illness and has required constant attention since. Airs. Ai Fadden is suffering from what the doctors Call premature old age. Alois Portz and family were Crown Point visitors. Wednesday. Jos. Suter of Schererville was a St. John visitor wednesday. Air. And mrs. Jos. Scher who visited relatives in St. John returned to Whiting wednesday morning. Mesdames Nich Schultz and Andrew doctor were business visitors at Crown Point wednesday. The k. O. T. Ai. Of Whiting tent no. 6 13, is planning a monster mask Ball to be Given at Goebels saturday evening dec. 22. There will be Over $7 5 in prizes awarded besides a five Dollar Gold piece to be awarded to the Best dancing couple. Defect id hed boiler costs the lives of perhaps Twenty five persons most of them negroes. Store Kaufmann a Wolf toys and Holiday goods for everybody anything and everything you can think about we have it shop to Day. Done to delay Many others badly wounded the Aleth Odist Church Bazaar last night was largely attended. The committees have arranged different amusements for the purpose of entertaining their patrons. Coffee and pie were served last night and tonight ice Cream and cake will be served. Nicholas Lauerman and daughter miss Elizabeth from Crown Point visited relatives at St. John yesterday. Airs. Ben Klein and sister Aliss Eleanor Portz made a trip to Crown Point yesterday afternoon. Mat Boney of Hammond attended the funeral of the late Frank Jergens wednesday. The merchants fully appreciate the interest w hich the Whiting citizens take in their Christmas display. This is an important Factor in encouraging Home Trade. Among those receiving special mention is l. H. Siefer the Hub w hich is Santa Claus Headquarters Chis Seebold a jewelry store Che Noskin a and latter no a pharmacies and s. Rechts department store. Several others Are preparing to have elaborate displays. Explosion takes place at a Landing on the Mississippi. Acreage property sub divisions and desirable lots for residences for Sale reasonable prices. Easy terms four Whites among the dead Small Blaze at Buffalo kills four fatal blast of torpedoes. Typhoid air. And mrs. Own a Little child is recovering from its Long illness with pneumonia. Tuninga Bros. New office is nearing completion and is a great improvement to 112th place and Alic Higan Avenue. Jacob Booker and sister Aliss Veronica were Crown Point business visitors wednesday afternoon. Frank Jergens who was buried Here yesterday was born in Germany and came to the United states in the Early 40 s. In the year 1849 he made a perilous Overland journey to California when Gold was discovered there. After several years he moved to Joliet Iii. From there he came to St. John fifty to o years ago where he bought the farm on which he died. His wife preceded him in death four years. The deceased was 9 2 years old and leaves four sons and one daughter. The Basket Ball game at Frankow skins Hall tuesday night Between the Sheridan Park athletic club and the boy s from St. Cyril s College at Englewood resulted in a Victory for the visiting team. A Large orow a was in attendance and All report it to be the Best game of the season. The remainder of the evening w As spent in dancing Impromptu music being furnished by local Talent. At the Bethany reformed Church on sunday afternoon and evening the Rev. Thurston d. D., occupied the pulpit. J he woman s Home Alissi onary society met tuesday afternoon with airs. Scott Street. O. M. N Echols was in town yesterday looking after his real estate holdings. Airs. Henry Ivlo prot was in South Chicago yesterday doing her Christmas shopping. W in. Ai. Barr father of mrs. Ai with her this week. Of Bloomington 111., e. Bundy is visiting West Pullman. Dyer news. Lowell news. Airs. H. Spindler is sons Alire and Alva Heights. Visiting her at Chicago airs. Flat Hoffman was a business visitor wednesday. Chicago our Public schools will give their Chris oms exercises Friday afternoon. Aliss Alary Newman of Schererville was a Dyer visitor yesterday. Mrs. Carrie Sanger has returned Home after a pleasant extended visit with Wanatah ind., friends. Trustees Worley and Hathaway attended the annual meeting of the township trustees association at Indianapolis on tuesday and wednesday. F. Mcelroy and Day in Woodlawn. Family spent Sun miss Inez Griggs is on the sick list this Wmk. The afternoon Pedro club met with mrs. Ai. E. Bundy yesterday and the following ladles won prizes airs. Brackett first and alls. Beal second. Air. Blaisdell of Stewart who has been on the sick list is somewhat improved. John Weis of Crown Point visited with John Klein and family yesterday. Charles Stommel made a trip to Chicago yesterday. Business mrs. Bravi and airs. Soffe of West Pullman were the guests of Jos. Scheldt and family yesterday. Grant Webb has in Seattle Wash. Taken a position air. Fur Meyer anti son. Who were shot during an altercation with a couple of italians who were Hunting on or. I fur Meyer s farm sunday Are getting along very nicely. Airs. G. C. Flory afternoon with Aliss of a Lith place. Spent yesterday Jessie Deyoung airs. Chas. Stommel left for Lowell last night where she will attend the funeral of airs. Schlachter. Air. And airs. J. P. Spaulding left wednesday for a several months visit with their daughter airs. Cass Scritchfield and husband at Echo Ore. They will visit several Points of interest on the Pacific coast before returning. Air. And airs. A o. Willis of Briston. Neb., were the guests of editor ii. H. Ragon and wife tuesday. Air. Avi 11 is formerly published and edited the Lowell local news in Lowell Twenty two years ago and this is their first visit Here. They notice great changes in our Little City. Mrs. John Kusenberger from Roseland. Neb., is Here visiting with friends and relatives. Ike b. Silvermann sip to Date liquor House. The most Complete Stock of wines for medical and family use in Hegewisch. Special prices from now on during the holidays. 13501 Ontario avenue�?12-14-1 in. East Chicago John Diedrich of Nebraska is visiting with his grandmother airs. Peter Klein for a few Days. Robertsdale airs. William Kelley of Burnside 111., was a Robertsdale visitor wednesday. Came mrs. Ottenheimer spent with friends in Hammond. Yesterday William Schmal of St. John to Dyer yesterday afternoon on his speeder to look after some business matters. Airs. H. Shahn of Roberts Avenue was a Chicago visitor wednesday. Airs. John roman of 116th Street on the sick list. O. Al. Martin of the Western Street car and foundry company has moved into the new residence built by Robert Alexander in Howard Avenue. This is one of the finest houses that has been built in Hegewisch in the last few years. Airs. James o. Parks left today for North Dakota to spend the holidays with her brother. Our town is unusually quiet for this time of the year Christmas is so near at hand yet very Little shopping for the occasion has been done. Airs. Edwin Alizo and Aliss Amy Roberts went on a shopping tour Chicago wednesday. Is j. To Vicksburg alls., dec. 20.�?one of the most disastrous accidents in the history of the Mississippi River of cured when the Steamer w. T. Scovil plying in the a leks Burg and Davis Bend Trade was destroyed by an explosion. Owing to the Large number of negroes on Board it is impossible to ascertain the exact number of dead and injured but officers of the boat mho have arrived Here state that not less than ten or More than sixteen were killed. They say a like number was injured. White dead and injured. The White dead Are As follows Captain John Qune Kenoss master of the boat Vicksburg miss. Clerk Wade Quackenboss Vicksburg miss. La veil forger Cotton seed Salesman Jackson of Ess. Clerk Joseph Smith. Yazoo City miss. The will to injured Are Tennie Roberts assistant Pilot Vicksburg injured internally very serious John Dougherty Pilot shoulder dislocated Charles Mckenna passenger painfully injured a a Butterfield slightly injured in the head. Half those on Board missing. Tile number of dead and injured negroes cannot be stated at this Totne but of a Crew and passenger list of about fifty about half Are missing. The negro dead Quot were cared for at the place where the Accident occurred As were some of Hie injured. About five of the injured negroes were brought to Vicksburg on Tho Steamer senator Cordill with the White dead and injured. Blew everything to splinters. Tile Accident occurred at Gold dust Landing about seventeen Miles South of this City. The boat was at the Landing taking on freight when suddenly an explosion was heard and the boat was blown to atoms. Afan of the timbers were thrown hundreds of Yards and some of those aboard were Blowen almost to splinters and other parts of the boat was sol it Adly damaged that she began to sink immediately. Engineer s remarkable escape. J. J. Bruce the Engineer had noticed a Defeet in the boiler and climbed on top of the Boller to make an examination. He had just got Down on deck when the explosion occurred leaving him unhurt. Hammond realty co. Hammond bldg. First maternal Bank Shammon Nubia a United states depository. Capital and surplus $140,000.00 a. M. Turner president. To. C. Belman cashier. £3. C. Minas vice pres w. F. Mashing ant. Cashier. We solicit your a a count we offer Yon liberality Courtesy prime teen. Conservative banking. A a a see we pay 3 per cent interest on time deposits oldest Bank in Hammond. Turner w. C. Belman. To and of directors p. W. Meyn Julf. A Eckman jul c. Mind p. Mashing plan to save something Start right How. Get oat of that old rut you were in so Long. Let a show borrow Money Mother personal property and pay off All your troublesome Abeta Ana concentrate All you owe Here. 40 it Christmas present for some Friend and Haven to the Isis so amount for w pure Oak rep All business strictly confidential Gall write or phone and we will Send our representative. The Chicago discount co. 9198-40 commercial Avenue Telephone South Chicago 1c4. Open evenings until 9 of clock. South Chicago ii room 200 artistic commercial printing times office mrs. Frank Dixon of Brazil ind., daughter of or. And mrs. E. T. Davis. Will spend the holidays with her parents. The Quot Frank Case is up for hearing ills weak. Or. Frank was killed some j headway with their grading contract. Or. Moon came in from the Camp yesterday to see about some material for their work. He reports making great messes Robert and Fred Bahn saw Quot Monte Christow at the Calumet theatre wednesday evening. De Peterson left for Michigan yesterday. Where he will spend the holidays with his family. Or. And mrs. George Pederson visited with friends in Chicago yesterday. Mrs. H. Sunden of Harrison Avenue visited relatives in South Chicago yesterday. Harriman a refrigerator line. Chicago dec. 20.�?the Pacific fruit express a corporation with a capitalization of $12,000,000. Is to be formed by the Harriman lines for the purpose of handling their refrigerator car business. When present orders of equipment have been filled the new co portion will own 0,600 refrigerator cars of the most modern Type. What is a filipino ? Washington. Dec. 20. A the school authorities of Washington have been called upon to decide whether a flip a Fino is White or coloured. Palace of sweets candies Xmas special Sale of Candy our list Price for the holidays. Everything Home made. Mixed candies 10c a lh., 3 lbs. For 25c up to 50c a la. Fancy boxes from 25c up to $10.00. How Price on cigars from 12 to 50 in a Box. Don t forget the Little ones at Home. Our ice Cream soda and hot drinks Are just right. All orders delivered free. I ele Hooe 2042. Lid sooth Hochmu St. Ham Moat lad

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