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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - August 22, 1928, Hammond, Indiana Indiana Albather pair and warmer tonight. Thurs Day partly Cloudy with possibly showers in Northwest portion and warmer in East and South portions. La amp to night s circulation writing edition 1,835 combined circulation 2084 vol. I., no. 121.Whiting, Indiana wednesday aug a St 22, 1928. To or. Price two cent this new suit is filed one dismiss theatrical Case City onto attack Streit railway temperature for Region stage Star and playwright wed temperature today As registered let a thermometer on first Trust and Savl nuts Bank Liuidini Hammond was g6 degrees fahrenheit at 7 30 a. M.�?76 desk res fal Trenheit at noon. Weather fair at noon. New suit embodies Pratti Caisy tie same allegations immediately following the filing of $100,000 suit for an a Coli Lfting by the Hammond the Atri m co., against s. J. Gregory former head of the Gregory the a Trifel co., in Hammond Superior Cou yesterday came the announce Mei that the $40,000 suit of a Simi it nature had been dismissed in tip Porter circuit court. The Porter Case which had been expected to be a hard fought Battle Between some of the Cream of Lake county Legal Talent was dismissed at the instance of the plaintiff without prejudice. Claude v. Rid amp Ely judge of the Gary Superior court no. 4, named As special judge by governor de Jackson to sit at the trial entered the order that spelled Finus for the celebrated action. Gregory head it of concern. The Case had an inning in the Val Aiso court shortly before the bombing of the state theatre but a was continued after several Days of submission of evidence when attorneys for the plaintiff introduced new documents containing purported financial and other transactions Between the Hammond theatre company and s. J. Gregory without first permitting the defendant s attorney to examine the records. Gregory the defendant was president of the s. J. Gregory theatrical company which built the Parthenon theatre e in Hammond and controlled the leases of the deluxe and orpheus theatres. He was ousted As president in 1925 and the company was taken Over by the Hammond Ali eater company. The 40,-000 suit was then started. A change of venue sent it to Porter county. The new suit embodies practically the same allegations As the old one but charges the failed to account for $100,00 instead of $40,000. The Hammond theatre company is represented by attorney Gerald Gillett and the Gregory interests by attorney Fred Crumpacker. Notice Hoover s speech at West Branch last night will be found on the first Page of the second Section. East Chicago banners will be Given for the four Best floats in the labor Day Parade. Three alleged Bootleg Gers were arrested by Harbor police last night. Community players held their regular business and dramatic meeting last evening. The East Chicago boy scout Camp Quot win sum Quot has been closed for the summer. East Chicago and Hammond kiwanis Ball teams will Battle it out at Washington Park this evening. Mrs. Eljia Powers. East Chicago police Matron is spending her vacation at Cedar in the old Home town yesterday arrive by Public service commission will be asked to revoke franchise local steel Mills Are Angling for a 50,000 ton. Pipe order for the Sinclair pipe line. General american tank car corp., East Chicago reports net earnings of $1,712,610 for the first six month of 192s. Sam Blumenthal will soon open the most up to Date men s furnishing 5tore in East Chicago at Magoun and Chicago avenues. A number of american legion members plan to leave East Chicago next week to attend the state convention at Lafayette. Death of Gypsum i dust investigators have returned. Mayor Hale is expected to give the u. S. Gypsum company word to go ahead with their building this afternoon. Miss Heien Hayes Star of the play Quot coquette Quot and Clarles Mcarthur co author of another play Quot the front Page Quot a new Broadway Success who were married in new Yorac. Photo shows the newlyweds just after the ceremony. Miss Margaret Osborne has resigned her position in the East Chicago treasurer s office. She w ill make her Home at Indianapolis. She left monday for her vacation and does not intend to return to her work Here. 4 a in a Mcl inlay h a a Ron John Groves is in Seattle Washington attending a National convention of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He is a member of this fraternity at the University of Michigan ind., aug. 22.�?death Fri soon claimed one of Pioneer residents in the a sing of Jerry Garvey 73. Death of Quot barred at 3 o Clochi in Gary at the Hole of his daughter mrs. Harry Sia with whom he had been the paso veral weeks. A complication of diseases of six months duration was the malady that proved fatal. Garvey was born on a farm West of Hebron on december 14, 1855, and since the death of his wife ten years ago has divided his remaining Days in the Homes of his children Ben Garvey Hebron mrs. William bigger Hebron mrs. Charles Lamphier South Bend mrs. John Templer Griffith mrs. Frank Lawson and mrs. Slade of Gar Short funeral services will be held thursday at 1 o clock at Gary and 2 o clock at the Hebron methodist Church. Rev Richard Pengilly will officiate with burial in Hebron cemetery. John Killigrew predicted a vote of 50,000 in the november election for Lake county and a he charged East Chicago committeemen and committee women with responsibility of turning in a heavy majority election Day. Paris aug. 22.�? . A William Allen White the Kansas editor today continued his attack on the legislative record of governor Alfred e. Smith asserting that the new York governor in answering the White charges Quot is trying to Milce up in emotions what his Case lacks in White on a tour of Europe gave out Hsi statement to american newspaper correspondents after learning of tie contents of the let Ter in which the democratic presidential candidate answered him. Quot however we bemoan the sad Case Quot White said Quot his Smith s Public legislative record must be faced again in this Campaign. His friends say his platform is his Public record. Therefore certainly it is the major Issue in the White denied that he was attack ing Smith personally or had meant to assail the character of the new York governor. The crisis in the Street car situation in Hammond arrived this morning when City attorney Gerald Gillette started to prepare a petition to the Public service commission of the state requesting that the franchise of the Hammond Whiting and East Chicago Street railway locally known As the Green line be revoked. Mayor Tinkham declared this morning that the papers which May result in a total ouster for the transportation Utility will be filed at Indianapolis this week. At the last meeting of the City Council a special ordinance was sanctioned giving the Street car concern three Days after due passage and publication to con Mence work on the leveling of the right of Way on North Hohman Street Between Hoffman and Gostlin streets Avith the pavement. The mayor said this morning that the provisions of the ordinance had not been complied with and consequently the City will take the action which it threatened the latter part of last month when the administration adopted a Beliger it Jupt Jicy toward the Dreen line. The City s grievances. The grievances on the part of the City Date Back most recently to the situation on North Hohman Street. The township has paved that thoroughfare from Chicago Avenue to Sheffield Avenue with the exception of the Street car right of Way which extends to Gostlin Street. By of the franchise the Green line is supposed to improve their right of Way according to the improvements which Are installed by the Public. And More specifically the Green line was ordered to do so by an ordinance of the City carnival spirit in Possession of streets of Albany . A Tiit above was taken after breakfast at the old Hoover Homestead in West Branch. Iowa As guests of the present occupant. Left to right mrs. Herbert Hoover standing in front of one of her sons mrs. Jennie Scellars the hostess or. Hoover and mrs. Nellie Brown Curran his old school teacher. Continued on Page fourteen the. Attraction of desirable Manu fact. Ring plants to Hammond As a part Aff the program of the Hammond Lichamer of Commerce Industrial committee has progressed to an in t our aging degree according to info a station gleaned today. Establishment of an Industrial Finan cing fund with which to portray to industries the advantages of Hami end As a place to locate and to by Long about their establishment Here has been under study of a committee composed of a number of civic tenders of the City. That a Industrial committee of the Chait Iber of Commerce is pursuing its p program by investigating thorough if similar plans successfully in opera a a on in other municipalities. Visit five cities what it in the program was innovated it was hoped that a decision would be re a it Quot hed before Winter. In this connection two a committees already have made visits to five cities in which. The plan has been organized and is \ being pursued. Whose one committee has visited fort Wayne ind., Joliet 111. And Louisville ky., another group has investigated the plan in St. Louis mo., and Toledo o. Pending further study of the Industrial funding project the committee refuses to divulge information on its combined attitude its findings to Date or its possible future action. Committee members Hammond civic leaders on the Industrial committee include Arthur Weiss chairman realtor chamber of Commerce and Mer Carl Kauffmann president of the chant Morse Dell Plain vice president of the n. I. P. S. Co. J. C. Mcdermott b. And o. C. T. Industrial agent s. B. Thorsen e. J. And e. Industrial agent Frank r. Martin realtor Roscoe e. Woods realtor Peter w. Meyn Bank executive w. G. Paxton Bank executive e. R. Jacobson merchant c. A. Burgess i. H. B. Industrial agent w. W. Mil i Likan merchant and f. X. Mettenet of the n. I. P. S. Co. Tonight the Hammond yanks and the East Chicago tigers leaders of the kiwanis baseball league will play the second game of the inter City series at Washington Park. East Chicago won the first game. A special meeting of the East Chicago common Council will be held i onday evening. James Thomson will present the City zoning ordinance that has been worked out during the past six months and the budget will be up for consideration. Refuses to y Whiting the All City playground annual track and Field meet will be held at Whiting Park tomorrow afternoon with events for boys and girls of All Ages. Wimbash ind. Aug. 22.�? . A Maru Jan Lockwood 9, granddaughter of mrs. Eva Pettit turned Down a Perso Lal invitation of Coll Charles a. Lindbergh to take a flight in a with him As Pilot. Answering Tho colonel s request the Little girl said Quot i never Fly with anyone but my Lindbergh said. Quot Young lady you have the distinction of being the first person to refuse to Fly with me Quot but i Marilyn was not impressed and continued in her refusal. Quits husband who never took her out miss Daisy Schreiber 1211 Jefferson Street Hammond today filed a suit for divorce from her husband Carl in Hammond Superior court. According to the Bill the husband did t like the companionship of his wife and never took her Quot out. The petition also avers that the husband consorted with women of ill repute. The couple were married nov. 5, 1926, and separated aug. 18. The husband is a Railroad worker earn Aig 200 a month. Whiting elks Are among Hose present at the state b. P. O. E. Convention at Gary which closes tomorrow. Two special cars Over the Monon have been reserved for the Whiting legionnaires leaving sunday for the state convention at Lafayette while the majority of the population of the City is reticent about its Choice of presidential candidates j. L. Clark is a Strong Smith Backer. Three drunks were arrested yesterday and last night by local police. Traffic along front St and Standard Avenue was somewhat impeded this morning Whie workmen repaired the Standard Oil Railroad crossing there. The Board of Ivia nagers of the Community service will meet in regular session at the Community building tonight with c. R. Schlater presiding. Residents in the neighbor Hood of 121st and West Park Avenue were still Busy today looking for sections of roofs and garages carried away by the storm yesterday morning. Teams from Hammond and Bluffton compete in ritual contest Indiana elks hurried through the final business session of their 27th annual reunion at Gary this morning with a Busy Day ahead of them. Preparations have been made to take More than 1,000 of the an tiered visitors through the Gary steel Mills this afternoon special trains being provided to show the Elk delegates the scope of the City s industries. Tonight James g. Mcfarland past grand exalted ruler of the Lodge will deliver an address and teams from Hammond and Bluffton. Will compete in a ritualistic contest. A Stag smoker for the men and a card party for their wives also have been arranged. More than 3,000 Are expected to March in tomorrow s Parade which will follow the annual. Band and drum and Bugle corps contests John f. Holliday of Washington ind., was the accepted candidate for president of the state association. He served As vice president last year. New Albany was favored Over Terre haute to win the 1929 session. Robert Snedden 67 years old. Died yesterday afternoon following a stroke at his Home 4737 Baring Avenue. He had been ill since last november. Or. Snedden was born in Johnstown pa., but has lived in East Chicago for the past thirty five years. He was very widely known and is a member of the masonic Blue Lodge. Five boys Robert of Montreal Earl of Birmingham Charles of Joliet Richard of Hammond and Harry 3947 Alder Street. East Chicago survive their father. Two girls Are also surviving. They Are mrs. T. R. Moxley of Steubenville Ohio and Jean who resided with her parents. Mrs. Snedden has a Host of friends in the City and during the past year has demonstrated exceptional Devotion and care due to her husband s condition. Funeral will be Friday at 2 p. M. In the masonic Temple. Huber is the undertaker and will make the necessary arrangements for a plot at Ridge Lawn. Rensselaer ind., aug. 22.�?a scurvy trick was played on Samuel Johnson a Farmer living North t f Rensselaer on the Roscoe Halstead farm some time last week when some person planted three rocks As Large As a Man s hand in the Oats sheaves just before the Grain was threshed. One of the rocks went through the separator but fortunately no damage resulted. The other rocks were found before the machine came in Contact with them. After the presence of the rocks was discovered the threshing Crew proceeded cautiously losing a half Day or More on the run because of the delay entailed by fear that there were More rocks planted in the Field. Company holds annual picnic on thursday afternoon and evening August 23rd, 1928, the employees of the Northern Indiana Public service company of Hammond Gary Valparaiso Crown Point and Michigan City will hold their annual picnic at Noble Oaks picnic grounds Cedar Lake ind. The program for the Day consists of a Ball game races contests swimming Basket lunch Etc. Considerable curiosity has been created by the announcement of a special feature known As Quot the largest and smallest in the company has declared a half Holiday and has provided transportation refreshments music prizes Etc. It is estimated that two thousand will attend this picnic which is the largest picnic the Northern Indiana Public service company has Ever held. International news service Fremont neb., aug. 22.�?after spending nine Days without food or drink locked in a Box cared Dru hot who left his Home at fort Wayne ind., 21 years ago was in a local Hospital today suffering from the effects of his lung incarceration. In a moment of consciousness Druhot gave his Home address at fort Wayne to sheriff w. A. Johnson who has communicated with Druhot s parents and Sisters. They had regarded him As dead not having heard from him since 1907, according to the sheriff. Druhot was found in the Box car Wheir it was opened for loading. Records showed it had been sealed nine Days before. His condition still remains serious. Think Posner will recover a Ling spent a quiet night at St. Marg. Wret s Hospital where he is confined David Posner Hammond builder and Secretary of the merchant f improvement association was r ported on his Way to recovery this n Lyt Juning from injuries received last a i sturday night in an automobile collision near Rochester ind. Alt h it ugh Little change has been Eviden used in his condition Hospital attack expressed optimism Over his re to very. Or. Poisner was injured late saturday night while repairing his own dial Hine near Rochester when he wti3 struck by a Vampire car travelling at a High rate of Speed. Rocho Stei Quot authorities Hope to effect starkest of the Auto St soon. Cops arrest Hamay again Whiting aug. 22. A Hassan Hamay is in the local jail again this time facing charges of violating the state liquor Law after a police dry squad last night raided his place at 452 Indiana Boulevard and found a Small Quantity of Moonshine. Hamay was arrested for the second time in. Ten Days last night and at the time of his second arrest was facing charges of keeping a House of ill Fame. Police raided his alleged disorderly House August 11, arrested Hamay and a Man and woman on charges of visiting and frequenting a House of ill Fame. Hamay was released under $100 Bond and his trial on the first charges was Conti nixed twice and is now set for August 27. He failed to secure the necessary Bonds of $1,000 for the liquor charges and is locked up until his trial on that count. The police squad which raided Hamay s place last night was armed with a search warrant issued by the City court. The squad was headed by Sergt. Patrick Mullaney and consisted of officers Adam Walsko and Vidovich. Lets his girl Meme Las ind Panapolis ind., aug. 22.�? six boxing persons were pain i Tjay Hurt because the Driver of the a automobile in which they were Riding let his girl companion steer the c in while he lighted a cig Aret. The f got blinded by the lights of an. Approaching machine and drove of into a ditch on the Allison Ville in Xian about a mile Northeast of fall Creek the car turning Over sever in times. The ise injured were the 3mas Cassidy 19, Driver of the c to shaken up and bruised. Min is Maude Whallon 19, his Compi Union Cut and bruised. Rol in set Weinberg 19, fractured a Kull. Mis b Dora Keith 19, Cut and Bru Isle id. At just Collen 19, Cut and Brut to. I 5s Helen Edwards 18, Cut and i a pulsed. You Tig Weinberg s condition was still c Iri tical at the City Hospital today. Stirs Wrath Griffith ind., aug. 22.�?among the Little things which cause big wars Are tax stories so the town of Griffith has discovered. A Stoi a in the times last night based upon the Legal notice compiled by the town clerk said that Griffith Avold f a More than double the tax it paid this year for maintenance of the civil town. The amont to be collected for next year was set at $21,728.17, and the amount collected this year was figured at $9,476.91�?but this did not include the second instalment which brought the total up to $18,388.27. Griffith according to assurances of trustee Joseph Grimmer will the same Levy of 52 cents next year in fact Griffith s tax will be lower than last year since the school Board has Cut its Levy from $1.14 to 94 cents a fact which it is hoped will restore peace Here. Newspaper Story denial third fatality occurs at generating Plant since under. Construction the third fatality at the state line generating Plant occurred shortly after 9 o clock this morning when Richard Lubman age 50, of 6418 Rhodes Avenue Chicago was almost instantly killed when a heavy wooden Plank slipped from the hands of a fellow Workman dropped 15 feet and lighted on the top of Lubman s head. The injured Man never regained consciousness from the effects of a badly fractured Skull. Gunnar Israelson 1651 Catalpa Avenue Chicago who dropped the Plank which was the instrument of Lubman s death was at the police station at noon today making a statement concerning the facts in the Case. Police indicated that he would not be held but would be instructed to appear at the Coroner s inquest the exact Date of which has not been set. Under construction at the site of the generating Plant is a Small building which will be used to House Ash tanks temporarily in which hot ashes from the furnaces will Cool. Lubman was an ironworker and was occupied with his duties on the ground inside the framework of the Ash tank House. Israelson who is a Carpenter was at work building the roof of the Structure and was walking across the beams carrying single handed a Board 18 feet Long 12 inches wide and 2 inches thick. As he a feel ing his Way across the open beam work the Plank tilted and thus thrown off balance he was unable to retain it in his grasp without falling through to the ground. Consequently the Board fell and without any warning struck Lubman end first on the head. He fell to the ground without any outcry. Other workmen on the scene picked up his unconscious body and carried it to a Small emergency Hospital on the grounds of the generating Plant and summoned medical assistance. A preliminary examination revealed the necessity of taking Lubman to a Hospital and police were summoned. Officers Walter Mroz and Oscar Bochert responded in the police ambulance. When they arrived at St. Margaret s Hospital Lubman was Frimd to have died. Police then took the body to Neidow s mortuary where it is being held pending funeral arrangements which have not been completed. Thep Gram Albany. N. Y., aug. 22.�? . A the official program for the notification ceremony on the Steps of the Cape Tol tonight when governor Al Smith will formally accept the democratic presidential nomination is As follows Eastern Daylight saving time 6 00 , concert at foot of capita a. Steps. 6 30�?singing by Smith glee club of Newark n. J. 7 00�?governor Smith walks Down Cape Tol Steps to speakers platform. His appearance will be signalled by butlers. 7 02�?band plays Quot Hail to the chief Quot As governor descends staircase. 7 03�?band plays Quot the sidewalks of new York Quot As Smith takes his place on platform. 7 04�?band plays Quot Star spangled 7 05�?John j. Raskob National chairman makes Brief speech. 7 08�?invocation by Canon John Roney of All saints Episco Cathedral Albany n. 7 10�?chairman Raskob introduces mayor John Boyd Thatcher of Albany who will extend official Welcome. 7 15�?senator key Pittman of Nevada chairman of notification committee officially informs governor of nomination. 7 30�?radio Hookup Over ninety stations is completed. 7 31�?governor begins speech of acceptance which is expected to last about an hour and a half. 9 30�?benediction by by. Rev. Seph a. Delaney vicar general of the roman Catholic diocese of Albany. Crown Point ind., aug. 22�? Adeline Zaccard member of Chicago s racketeer fraternity who was found clubbed and burned to death Here last thursday aside a lonely Road with Bullet holes through her Cheeks returned to Chicago yesterdays for burial. Her Stormy career ended she was lowered into the fresh grave at it. Caramel cemetery at 3 o clock while her parents and brother and a Small party of intimate friends grouped about for the last rites of the dashing Bandit Queen. A report in a Chicago evening paper that a Chicago woman who gave her name to Shakespeare Avenue police As miss Marcella o Neil was to come Here to View the charred body with the possibility that it might be her sister could not be verified this morning. Authorities possessing Only the meager clues of bits of unburned clothing and a pump from the charred victim s foot were still baffled today in their attempt to Trace the killers. Witnesses to the tragedy were j. H. Nielsen 6134 South Halstead St. William Irving 6732 South Halstead Street and c. V. Phipps 6543 cottage Grove Avenue All of Chicago. By Raymond i. Borst. Staff correspondent i. N. Services Albany. N. A. Aug. 22.�?oa the Steps of the state Capitol where he first set foot Twenty five years ago As a Green tammany Assembly Man and in the presence of a distinguished gathering governor Ai Smith tonight will accept formally the democratic presidential Nomina Tion. When the new York executive Steps to the speaker s stand to deliver his address he will launch formally what is expected to be Tho most picturesque presidential Campaign in the history of american politics. Will state position. In his acceptance speech the governor will clearly state his position on every Campaign Issue Partick a Early prohibition and farm Relief. Today the friends of prohibition were literally holding their breath awaiting to see what he would have to say on that subject. By having the notification ceremony staged on the Steps of the Capitol. Governor Smith in reality will be accepting the nomination for the highest office within the gift of the american people on the Steps of his Alma mater for the Capitol hag been to him a Public school a High school and a College. He will accept the presidential nomination with the record of being the Only Man Ever elected four times chief executive of new York. Carried to millions. When the governor Steps before the microphone his voice will be carried to millions of people in All parts of the world Over 90 radio stations to 70,000,000 people. Arrangements have been made so that in the event of rain the ceremony can be staged in the Assembly chamber in Capitol the scene of governor Smith s first triumphs. The ceremony officially will not Start until 7 o clock Eastern Daylight saving time. Accompanied by senator Robinson senator key Pittman of Nevada chairman of the notification committee John j. Raskob chairman of the Flem cratic National committee and a few other prominent party leaders the governor will leave Hie private office in the executive chamber promptly at 7 o clock and walk Down the Capitol Steps to the speaker s stand. Robertsdale boy missing search has be a started for William Bukvich 17, son of or. And mrs Mike Bukvich 496 West 119th Street. Robertsdale who has been missing since sunday August 12. William who was a student in the Whiting High school is known to have Quot had ambitions to go to South Bend or Detroit and work in an automobile factory. It is believed he is in one of those cities. Efforts Are being made to learn if other Robertsdale youths Are missing As it is believed William had companions on his trip. Albany jammed with visitors. By Lawrence Sullivan of staff correspondent i. N. Service a Albany n. Y., aug. 22.�?the legions of democracy assembled Here today in gala spirit from the four Corners of the land to Confer the laurels of party leadership upon Quot the Happy Warrior Quot brow of governor Alfred e. Smith. By twos and by Sixes they came in automobiles by dozens and by scores in a seemingly endless line of motor buses by hundreds and by thousands in special cars and special trains Over every rail artery to the. Capitol of the Empire state. High hat crowd. Party patriarchs came in High hats and frock Coats to Honor a new Leader. Democrats from the precincts of every state came in Holiday continued on Gaffe fourteen
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