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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - July 3, 1928, Hammond, Indiana Indiana weather mostly fair Tonii it Ami Wei Liisi play it to silly local thu incr Stori is. Not much Chainie in temperature. Whiting evening last night s circulation writing edition 1.835 combined circulation 20,572 vol. I., no. 79. Whiting Indiana tuesday july 3, 1928. Price two cent form holding body for lease of Erie Yards Miller Whiting temperature for Region lease have spectacular july fourth Celebration create for Industrial Amelia in London settlement temperature As Seiil stereo by thermometer on first Trust Mui saving a Bank Huilt Liukai Hammond. Was 55 de fal Treuheit at 7 30 a. M.�?s4 i Ahre Helt at noon. Weather fair at noon. From late edition of times yesterday a a victim seized wit ii cramps and sin s before Ai could come Lake count Ignacj ring the advice of a Friend that tie weather was still too cold for lathing Claude Cole age 23, resident of the Indian Hill subdivision Rioth of Crown Point and Lincoln Highway swam to his death in the Lagoon at Miller Beach in Gary Early last night when he was seized with cramps and Sank before assistance could reach his Side. His first swi31 the drowning was recorded it fijo p. M. The victim had g one out to Cago George Gale 501 h4th Street. Indictments charging like county soft Dink parlor proprietors with violation of the Isth nine dment were returned in True Bills voted by the Federal grand jury in Turp Slick s court at Softli Bend 1 it week. Those indicted Are mrs Alexander Szyszak 1072 a i Nibia , and Jessie Malpeta Hannnon Mike Stoica and Vena Lupe a East Chicago Baker East Chicago George Matovina 534 14ord Street East Chicago Joe beb by 1 09 Adams Street Gary Paul Ropple 720 Holst Street a Sec Chi Miller with a Friend Edward Gault 3s56 Street Glen Park with whom of it resided up until a week ago to junk an old ear. Completing their task. Cole suggested that they had better go in v swimming As it was so hot. Gault avas the first in and he shivered As he made his first plunge into the Chilly water. Swimming Back to the Bank Gault informed Cole that the water was too cold and had better be careful. Poi ice search for body few moments later after Cole dived into the water Gault noticed Clit his Friend was in trouble. He saw cols sink Rorri Quot Quot sri ii to. And spread an alarm to a numb a of other bathers nearby when Cole failed to come to the surface. Cole had been seized with cramps and Sank in. About nine feet of water. Quot police officers i Lieut. Frank Galloway and Roy keel were called to the seen j and started a search for the body. It was recovered twelve minutes later by Clarence Emery .t32 Georgia Street who Dove to the Bottom and brought the body to the surface. A Pul motor was rushed to Ltd the scene and pressed into service. It was used or almost an hour Lefoi e the hopeless work was Given up in vain. The body was removed to the Marshall and Good funeral Home where funeral arrangement a Are being completed. The victim is single and has a brother employed at the mercy Hospital. East Chicago Joseph Haraszti 1096 Columbia Avenue Hammond pick Tuton 501 Marva place East Chicago Joe , proprietor of the White Souire famous dunes Highway resort of Gary Stan Stig Litz 501 Emlyn place Piast Chicago and Andy Szabo 44 a Alexander Avenue East Chicago Weimer Robeson also indicted for transporting a Stutz Auto from Kansas City to East Chicago. August Johnson Hebron ind., was indicted for violating the liquor Law. All defendants will be arraigned during the. November term of the Federal court to be held in Hammond. S visitors Gigantic Parade at 9 30 starts continuous round of activities miss Amelia Earhart first girl trans Allan tic flyer snapped at Toynbee Hall a London a Socia i settlement surrounded by the inmates. It is a familiar scone for the girl . Us she engaged in welfare work in Boston mass., prior to her Ocean flight. Call Money Whiting july 3.�?thousands of persons from the entire Region will tomorrow visit Whiting Park and witness what is a judged to be the largest Independence Day festival in Lake county. The affair is sponsored and directed by a committee composed of prominent business men and members of the Whiting Post no. 80, of the american legion. Beginning with the Gigantic Parade at 9 30 o clock tomorrow morning the Prog Rani is a continuous round of activities until after Midnight. Athletics fireworks aviation exhibits and Aerial circus baseball minstrels and band concerts Are some of the main attractions. And everything is open to the general Public free of any charge. aka Turk the Parade an annual feature of the Celebration promises to by the Best in years. Industrial and local business concerns lodges clubs and other organizations will enter floats in the contest for Parade prizes. Judge j. H. Fetterhoff or. C. A. Jct nes and de Greenwald will Pyle runner draws fines 2 counts or Ling. July 3.�?judge t. Joseph Stilli Van yesterday took a look at the evidence piled up against Giacomo Clarizio Pyle Tinion runner and then assessed the Dapper gentleman ?i0o and costs on a charge of possessing liquor and $15 for speeding. However Marizio is not out of jail by any neans. He was placed i it a Hviid the bars again until this afternoon when he will face a charge of transporting liquor. He was arrested two weeks agn by motor cop Mullaney on a charge of speeding. A search of car revealed eight ases of Canadian bonded liquor ranging from Brandy to ale. 1 Joseph Pickring of St. Paul Minn., i who arrested yesterday morn j no by patrolman Assenheimer on charges of trunk and driving while drunk was find guilt yesterday by Skidge Sullivan and fined on both ounts the fines totalling $95. He Quot was also g Iven a of Day sentence in the count j jail. Today efforts were a being made by Pickring s Friendl to Appeal the Case. New , july 2.-- l pm Call Money soar id to 10 per Cut on the Stock Exchange today. This Means that a errors borrowing finds Oti Stock Market collateral will have to pay Liat amount or about double the return on most . Renewals of Call funds had been made lit 7k per cent. Around noon the figure was raised to 8 per cent and later it went to 9 per cent. At 2 30 p. M. A charge of 10 per cent was made As Banks Coli tinted to make head Avith Rawals from the loan Market. The 10 per cent rate is the highest since november 10, 1920. The of $75,0 �0,000 by Banks during the Day was largely responsible for the and Dot Mand for a Frey was Large. Offering hrs were quickly taken As the rate advanced to the 10 per cent level. John Weiland superintendent of schools at Fradley. 111., last night was elected superintendent of Calumet City school District 155 by the District i Oard of education in a m e e t i n g n t Quot a c n t w o r t h s c h o o i. Or. E i 1 a 11 d w i sue c e e d c h a r 1 e s i .1. Sawyer Avo a i Dischia ged by the i Joail after lie had received unfavourable last fall when he was arrest of it a what was termed to be a Quot jumped up Quot charge of liquor violation and was later released. The election night was the culmination of several meetings to name a new Sipic a intendant. In the previous meetings no election could be held of Iii to a Lack of quorum. Last night ,-�11 but one Merlier of the Board of a even was present. Bernard Quot Onrad failed to appear. 1 a immediately after the ses Siosi was called to Fuder let a president Charles Smith of in Murray noved to reinstate Sawyer. The motion was lost when or it second was made the election was then deferred until All other regular business had been transacted. Then when nominations for a new superintendent were placed in order. Or. Murray left the meeting. The five remaining members unanimously elected or. Weiland. They Are Royal Smith Fred Berwanger Frank Willis Fred Seigrist and Charles Smith. Or. Sawyer was present when his successor was named. He declared that insufficient applications for the position had been filed and he suggested that the election be deferred until More adequate advertisement could be held. His suggestion was not heeded. The new superintendent is 45 old. He will assume charge of his new deities at a salary of Quot to Soo a year. He has been superintendent of schools at , 111., for a number of and is reputed to be an educator of High reputation. State suit heard in fall term hearing of the $296,829 foreclosure suit against the state Street merchants improvement association of Hammond by the Merican Trust and savings Bank Hammond trustee is Likely to come in its turn on the docket of the circuit court next sept Evilier when the judicial body meets for tie fall term in Crown Point according to B. Tinkham senior partner of the firm of Tinkham and Galvin attorneys for the plaintiff. The largest foreclosure suit filed in the county in recent years the litigation grew out of the failure of the improvement body to pay on 500 Bonds issued at $500 each and negligence of the improvement group to retire the principal. The Bonds were issued by the. Hammond Bank on february 25, 1925, and were payable three years later or on february 25 of this year. Sam Schlessinger is president and Dave Posner is Secretary of the state Street merchants improvement association. Latest of senator Robinson continued from parse thirteen Walter he Gen in court today International news service Detroit july 3�?Walter Hagen Winner of the recent British open Golf tournament was to appear in recorder s court today to answer to a charge of speeding 55 Miles an hour on Jefferson Avenue last night. Sir Walter Carne to Detroit to take part in several exhibition Grolf matches. Patrolman Peter Batche gave him a speeding ticket after reporting he had paced him at 55 Miles an hour. Hagen was accompanied by two Young women. All three were released when Hagen promised to appear in court today. D a deposes generous program designed to remove Yards and yet increase business l opt air Jet Harris amp Eio Iny Iva test a portrait of senator Joseph t. Robertson of Arkansas democratic vice presidential nominee and governor Al Smith s running mate in the 1928 presidential election. Hurt in % Michigan City ind., july 2.--identified As h. O. Alexander of 5925 Kenmore Avenue Chicago a Man was found dead in his automobile two Miles East of this City today. The car was about 200 feet off the dunes Highway. It had struck an abandoned gasoline pump but had not been damaged badly. There were no Marks of violence 01 on the Man s . Pending a Coroner s inquest authorities held the theory that the Motorist died of heart disease induced by sudden Friglet when his car ran into the old pump. Rain fall Germany is first to agree International news service Berlin july 3.�?"germany is the first nation to agree unconditionally to the proposed american treaty to outlaw War Quot declared Chancellor Herman Mueller in the Reich Stag this afternoon in introducing his new Cabinet. He added Quot we shall Contr due to do our share to realize this great plan which places the world s assurances for peace upon the broadest possible the Chancellor said that Germany has relinquished any possible thought of revenge. Bank Call out Washington july 3.�? . A the comptroller of currency today issued a Call for the condition of All National Banks As of june 30, j928. Cracow Poland. June 2.-�? . A a Bride in a Small Village in the polish Hamlet of Tecson claims the world s championship after kissing 7,001 guests in a period of four hours. She is the daughter of a rabbi. Tecson is situated in the Corner of Poland and Many guests were present from adjacent polish , from Czecho Slovakia Roumania and Hungary for her marriage. There were 7,001 guests. In conformity with the slavic customs the Bride kissed them All. The torrential rain that descended upon the it Calumet Region Early this morning choked sewers backed up into basements and flooded streets in Hammond East Chicago Whiting and Calumet City. No accidents resulted however and the propert damage was negligible according to reports filed in police stat Ioris. City health authorities Wai n residents to clean their basements of the sewage refuse that settled upon the flooring after the water had receded. This warning is Given As a health measure. Approximately three inches of rain fell during the storm. Severe electrical disturbances accompanied the Del u g a. Arcadia ind. Bank closes nobl.esv1lle. Ind., july .1.�? u. Pm the first National Bank at Arcadia closed its doors today after having been in operation for mine teen years and was turned Over to j. L. Sanders National Bank examiner. The failure was attributed to a. Depression in agriculture in the Community and continued withdrawals covering a period of the past three months. The last published statement showed that the Bank had .$200,000 in Loans and discounts and deposits to the amount of ?230. It was expected that an ate nip to re organize the Bank would be made. , july l governor Smith of new York is Quot by All Odds the most , determined uncompromising influential and powerful enemy of prohibition that has Ever Ai geared in american Public Ernest m. Cherrington of the league said in a Quot statement. The statement mentioned Cherrington s or it a Necito with the world league against alcoholism but not with the anti Saloon league. Quot the greatest wet and dry Battle the nation has Ever seen is precipitated by Smith s statement reiterating his opposition to the present prohibition the statement said. Cherrington said Smith stands now where he stood when he signed the state enforcement act repeal and when he Quot declared for a return to conditions which would permit of placing ont a foot on the old brass rail and blowing the foam off the Beer i International news service new York july 3. A Julius Goold 40, a Butcher is dead and forty other persons Are suffering from injuries when two trolley cars collided in Brooklyn. One car leaped a switch and shot around a Corner at full Speed into the second trolley. Women and children Avert pulled from the wreckage b scores of rescuers. Martin Joyce one of the to Tormen. Was seriously injured. He was arrested. Half million for hotel at dunes Park thursday holidays Start next week employees of Hammond stores affiliated Vith the retail Amer chants association will have their midweek half Holiday this summer commencing thursday july 12. The practice will be followed during the remainder of july and August. Stores will be open this thursday after Loti to the fact that the fourth of july Holiday Falls this week. Suit on account Norman Kristoff 1117 Columbia Avenue was today named a defendant in a suit filed in Hammond Superior court by John j. Brehm and sons. According to the petition Kristoff owes the plaintiffs $1,000 for Oil received and the failure to fulfil a contract. Fatal blast Kansas City mo., july 3 . A one person was killed and four others were injured s piously when a boiler in a bakery exploded Here yesterday y. Jess f. Culbertson 4fi. A janitor was killed when the explosion blew him 65 feet through two doors and against a basement Wall. Call for state Banks Indianapolis july 3.�? . A Luther f. Symons state banking commissioner today issued a Call for the condition of All Indiana state Banks As of june 30, 1928�. Notice because the fourth of july is observed As a National Holiday there will be no Issue of the times tomorrow. Still explodes kills one Man St. , Minn. July . A an alcohol re cooking still exploded Here killing one Man and seriously injuring another. John Hegge owner of the apartment in who h the still exploded died in a Hospital today from injuries received in the explosion. Inieke Capra is in the same Hospital and is said to be in a serious condition. Witnesses said Hegge s body was thrown 20 feet in the air by the explosion. Part of the building was torn away. Suit to quiet title Woodman realty company and Fred e. Flagg filed a suit to quiet a title on several pieces of land which is alleged now to be clouded by Stuart development company it Al. Crumpacker and Frederick Drew up the petition. Chicago title company and Willard f. Hopkins Are suing George Dremonas for 54,500 alleged due on several promissory notes. Tinkham and Galvin fixed the suite Indianapolis. July 3.�?plans for raising Money through popular subscription aided by the donations of a group of Quot hic ago capitalists with which to Complete a $1.000,000 development at the dunes state Park near Michigan City have been announced by the Indiana department of conservation. Major Steps in the development Avill include the construction of a new 500-room fireproof hotel estimated to Cost $500,000 a new $350,000 Beach House to accommodate 5,000 persons and miscellaneous improvements consisting of a shelter House a Large automobile Parkill area a paved outlet to the dunes Highway and the landscaping of about 100 of the 2,200 acres in the reservation. The new Road planned will give a direct connection with state Road 49 through lands received recently by private donation. The building plans and architectural work were prepared for Ric re Bieber director of the department of conservation by Bishop Knowlton amp Carson Indianapolis building architects and t Onald b. Johnson Indianapolis landscape architect. Wood leads air tour Wichita kan., july 3�? . A John p. Wood flying a Waco biplane continued in the Lead As the Twenty four planes of the National air tour turned toward Tulsa today. The Wichita Tulsa flight is the fifth hop of a series of thirty two which will carry the Aerial caravan from Detruf it it to the Pacific coast and return. The Cara an will spend the fourth of july in Tulsa continuing into Texas thursday. Where to spend the 4thl Independence Day will be celebrated in the various cities of the Calumet Region in the following manner Parade through City at 9 30. Ending in Whiting Park with All Day events including games picnics contests concerts dancing air plane stunt flying and fireworks display. Crown festival at county fair grounds sponsored by american legion. Picnics contests entertainment fireworks. East City observation at Tod Park starting in the morning with Tennis matches water carnival in Park Pool baseball games recreation department display and Large fireworks exhibit. Calumet Celebration at memorial Park following Parade. Varied entertainment until fireworks at night. Independence Day Celebration and dedication of Murray Park. Band concert and speeches at 0 o clock races baseball games boxing matches and fireworks at 9 o clock. Black flux Kian picnic commencing at 10 o clock and continuing until evening. Entertainment and fireworks. D. L. Vanover of new York and other speakers. american legion Celebration at Railroad Park. Contests picnics and various athletic events. Camp 133 Between Hammond and Gary a picnicking and entertaining All Day capped by fireworks exhibit at night. Tree Falls on Farmer Orleans ind., july 3.�? . A Thomas Sears 60, a Farmer was instantly killed when a tree he a cutting fell upon him. And it was a big plenty Lafayette ind., july 3.�? . A nearly one fourth of the total rainfall in Indiana fell during june s thirty Days according to a report for the month issued by the government weather Bureau at Purdue University. The june rainfall was 9.91 inches. Yearly average is 35 to 37 inches. Rain fell on Twenty Days in june. The heaviest previous fall in recent years was in june 1 924, when the total was 6.2s inches. Given divorce and my Frances Patterson who charged in a divorce complaint that her husband failed to support her that he was Lazy and refused to work has been granted a i orce from her husband Robert c., by judge Cleveland in the Hammond Superior court and has been allowed $5 a week for maintenance. The Patterson who lived at 1114 Fernwood Avenue Hammond were married on dec. 23, 1924, and lived together until Jan. 25 of this year. She claimed he was earning $200 a month. Removal of the Erie Railroad Yards from the heart of Hammond s residential District arid the erection of smoke free industries there will be effected by the Hammond Industrial District inc., a realty holding company formed by the Railroad six months ago. Action on the plan will be take As soon As the deeds for the property Are filed in the name of the newly organized incorporation. This was scheduled to have beef done yesterday but was deferred for a few weeks. The entire scheme is part of the Erie Railroad program for track Elevation in the its Yards. According to the plans Learned Here this morning the Erie Railroad will relinquish its local Yards in connection with its track Elevation program and will lease the acreage for Industrial purposes. Only those plants using electric Power throughout the unit will be permitted to locate in the property. This restriction will be enforced in order to eliminate the smoke nuisance that now hovers Over the 3 Ard District it is said. If necessary the Erie Railroad will construct the Industrial buildings and will lease the properties to the desirable plants according to present plans. The general program is designed to increase the switch Ning business of the Railroad which it will control by Means of Spur tracks from Yard 40 years ago. The Yard covers about a Quarter Square mile Are id contains approximately 160 acres. It is bounded on the Rorth by Douglas Avenue on the West by Lyman Street of the South by Waltham Street and on. The East by Sohl and Alice streets. They were founded 40 years ago and have served for Gener i Yard and r und House purposes since that time. Although the deeds will be transferred to the new holding company the Railroad will still retain ownership. Fred Crumpacker Hammond attorney is one of the directors of the newly formed holding company. He declared this morning that he was in no posit to reveal any of the details surrounding the project at this a problem. No local agent for the disposition of Industrial lease has been appointed As yet bit it is said that All prominent realty companies in Hammond will receive their share of this business. Hodge Nicolson and Porter co., of Chicago the realty firm that has handled similar deals for the Eric Railroad is assisting in the formation of the local holding company. With the proposed development will go one of Hamm and s gravest problems the problem of Smoky Railroad Yards in close proximity to a thickly populated residential District. Detailed plans for the project will be announced by the Erie agents within the next few weeks Railroad officials inform the time this morning. Importance of the Calumet Region in world manufacturing is evident when it was announced this week that the Cir aver corporation of East Chicago has received an order from the soviet government for a huge pipe still and equipment for an Oil refinery in Southern Wtissia. The russian soviet government rather than private Cai it Itai operates the extensive Oil Fields and Large refineries in that country. Soviet government engineers were dispatched to the United states to investigate and recommend Qeti piment for the production of gasoline and other products on a Large scale. After six months of inspection of installations at the various refineries Large and Small throughout this country the soviet engineers recommended the Purchase of a pipe still from the East Chicago concern. The pipe still to be built in the Graver corporation Plant will be one of the largest in the world and will haae a capacity of 10,000 barrels of Oil. It will be furnished Complete with All auxiliary equipment for fraction Ting and condensing the crude product. The installation will be made under the supervision of Raver engineers at the Baku refinery in Southern 1-Lussia. The details of the transaction were handled by the Anitro trading company of new York City american representatives of the soviet government with the Graver refinery division under the direction of k. Bartlett vice president of the East Chicago com a n y. Crown Point ind., july 3.�?no action was taken by the state tax commissioners on the new land assessments in Lake county following their conference with the Board of review Here yesterday according to county assessor James e. Black president of the Board. Quot they merely desired to learn the status of the local situation in order to be prepared for any subsequent hearings they May hold in Lake county Quot or. Black said. The tax commissioners it is said will be called to Lake county the latter part of this summer to hear appeals from the rulings of the Lake county Board of review with reference to reductions or increases a in the new real estate valuations. Some citizen or group of citizens can do a Good turn to the Community by donating one or two boats for use of the life guards at the Hammond bathing Beach. They Are needed. Yesterday two lads ventured out in a Canoe in the rough water. The Canoe capsized. The life guards who Are forced to work from the Shore finally succeeded in launching the boat owned by the Hammond sea scouts. The boys who were clinging weakly to the overturned Canoe were saved but it was a narrow escape for them. About 600 bathers were in the water when the near tragedy occurred. Hoover on new budget Washington july 3.�?herbert Hoover deserted politics momentarily today to draw up the Commerce departments new budget. He was assisted by Walter f. Brown of Toledo assistant Commerce Secretary who according to persistent reports will succeed Hoover in the Cabinet. Hoover s acceptance speech has been completed in rough draft. He still wants to consult with a number of political advisers before he completes it. The Republican National Headquarters in the Barr building from which the Hoover Curtis Campaign will be conducted Are the most elaborate Ever set up for a presidential Campaign. There Are forty rooms and which occupy the entire fourth floor. Drowns in water Kokomo ind., july 3.�?betty-Frances Whelcher year and half old daughter of mrs. Edith Whelcher was drowned at the Whelcher Home Here when she fell into a tub of water. The girl was dead when found. Seeks divorce mrs. Julia Burson 541 May Street Hammond today filed a suit for a divorce in Hammond Superior court from her husband Marvin whom she married feb. 22, 1522. She charges cruel Aid i Huinan treatment. She asks the custody of their Only child. Her husband is a drug clerk. Tinkham and Galvin filed the suit
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