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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - July 9, 1928, Hammond, Indiana 1/ Indiana weather mostly fair tonts lit and tuesday. Salni try cooler tool grit in extreme North portion. The Whiting 1 saturday s circulation a bit no edition 1.835 combined circulation 19,795 . I., no. 83. Whiting Indiana monday july 9, 1928. Price two cent repetition fatal Monon wreck averted Quot Quot Quot Quot a. -. A. A a a Quot him. A i a in i a Ai. . I. I i i a a a 8t i Christian Church without services to beat insurgents t congregation gathers As usual but doors Are locked Indiana g. 0. P. And democrats hold meetings this week desperate temperature for Region temperature today As registered by thermometer first Trust Uitz savings Bank building i Hammond was 70 Deji Rees fahrenheit it Tasso a. M.�?80 a crees fahrenheit at noon. Weather partly Cloudy at noon. Did you hear rather than comply with a rest Raming order issued last saturday by judge c v. Ridgely Gary Quot forbid Jiing the officials the Christian Church Hammond from male song the Star Bible class that Jurch which is composed so called insurgents two whom were forcibly ejected from the building last week the Church was closed yesterday and no services were held there in spite the fact that the congregation gathered As usual. The hearing the restraining order is set for tomorrow morning it nine clock before judge Virgil Heiter in the Hammond Superior court room number 1. The order was issued at the petition attorney John m. Stinson a member the Bible class and also the Legal counsel for Fred White who suffered a concussion the brain a week ago yesterday when he either fell was pushed Down the front Steps the Church. White subsequently caused the arrest 11 elders and members the Church charges conspiracy the trial which Das continued for one week in the a to court last locked out. The elders the Church Are said to have refused to consider a proposition to allow the Star Bible class to hold their meetings in the Church which offer was made last Friday. This seemed to indicate to members the class that further violence May be contemplated if they congregated in the Church again. Consequently Stinson went to judge Ridgely last saturday and received the order restraining 12 men whom 11 Are now under charges conspiracy from molesting the Bible class when they were to meet at the Church Lii. Yesterday. Notice the restraining order was served saturday night 10 the 12 men by Deputy sheriff Henry Reitz. Sunday morning shortly before nine clock when the Church members gathered for services As usual a notice was seen the three Church doors to the effect that owing to a court order issued by judge Ridgely Church ser vices would not be held. The notice was signed by Frank ambled who is said to be a member the Board elders. The notice is said not to have set Forth the facts contained in the court order More Oti Gatior. Another piece litigation concerning the Christian Church is also Pencil Jig in the courts. Last March application was made for an injun Tiomi to prevent the operation the Chut i by the officials now in control. Jurige renter will hear the restraining order matter tomorrow morning. Judge Todd will hear the conspiracy allegations next Friday and at some Date in the future judge Ridgely will Rule the injunction against the present Church regime All these matters pertaining to and growing out the internal dissension in the Christian Church. East Chicago East Chicago elks have cancelled their family picnic for next sunday. Four people were Hurt in Auto accidents in the Harbor Over the week end. An addition was made to Washington Parik zoo last night in the form a Little Fawn. A scores East chicagoan deserted the City Over the week end to evade the record heat. Police Are investigating the Lai making a plate Glass window at 5033 Forsythe Avenue yesterday. I Republican treasurer at work lir Fuci ors in Indiana Harbor steel Mills Are maintaining a High percentage operations according to Industrial reports. Several matters inter est will be discussed by the East Chicago City Council at its meeting tonight. East Chicago Odd Fellows will meet at 7 30 tomorrow night instead the regular time 8 clock. A Quot Cooling program Quot is the books for East Chicago i anians at their Noonday luncheon tomorrow. Tod Park Pool was one the most attractive places in the Region during the few Days sweltering heat. Four men were rescued from Lake Michigan last night by the tug Universal from the Universal Portland Cement company. With the letting the contract for the widening Forsythe Avenue South 151st Street work will begin soon. Or. Merton s. Rice Detroit will speak before the chamber Commerce at its Noonday luncheon next thursday. A charge manslaughter has been filed against the negro youth who last wednesday killed a Man Kennedy Avenue. Theft a Boston bulldog owned by Pete Sterling 817 Chicago Avenue was the Only theft recorded by police this week end. East Chicago will have the firs t Plant in the country to have Complete equipment mechanical draft open Hearth furnaces when the project is completed at the Hubbard steel foundry company. This characteristic portrait the new finance director the Republican National committee Joseph r. Nutt Cleveland o., shows him at his desk ready to plunge into the task collecting the several in Illions necessary to finance the g. O. P. Presidential Campaign. State Central committees hold sessions during week Many killed in England in excursion train wreck ?1 v i Chicago july j . A shill but Welcome drop in temperature Broil Tiht Relief to clip Cago and Vicinity today after it Veek end year. Oppressive Bent a Boob upon the City claimed 25� lives san Rudy and sunday. Nineteen died and ten were drowned. The Lient waive was general Over the entire Quot Liddle . Hardly a City Over which it failed to report . The highest temperature the year in clip Congo reached Satin Day when tie Mercury Rose to 5 a it. A broke the wave last night. Hoff tax staff correspondent i. N. Services Chicago july 9.�?with Chicago s death list standing at 15, the record heat wave the past two Days was broken today by Cooling showers followed by Strong winds from the Northwest. From yesterday s official High at 91, the Mercury had dropped to the seventies this morning. The torrid wave Vas general throughout the Middle West. It entered Over the Region bounding the lower tip Lake Michigan radiating fan like As far As , Mii Souri Kentucky and Ohio. Like a suffocating Blanket it covered the states Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Indiana and lower i Ili Clingan. Thirty deaths were reported from these Iive states. The sizzling temperatures Over the Western half the affected area broke suddenly late yesterday continued . Page fifteen Hammond has $100,000 Whiting the american legion will. Meet wednesday evening to award the deed to the Model Home. A Over Gre gation Sill ties insurrection among a chicagoan re siding along Olcott a venue Between 45th and 46th Stre its because invasion negroes in that area have been allayed with the agreement certain property Oviers to rescind their plan to rent place to coloured people in that Region the City. Indications trouble in the third Avard were sensed last week Ashen a hit residents the neighbourhood tipped off that places were to be rented to negroes set up a violent commotion against the movement. Alderman Louis Ferrini the third Ward where the coloured migration appeared imminent has been deluged with vigorous protests by Whitis residents the Region who demand that segregation be maintained and that the District be barred to knowledge that property would not be let to coloured residents earlier efforts to circulate a petition protest have subsided. Half Whiting s Popula Tion appeared to be at the Beach and in the water during the hottest hours yesterday. One minor Accident was reported to police Over the weekend although traffic broke All records for the year. Capacity crowds yester Day attended the dedication services the new Plymouth congregational Church in Robertsdale. Kids the five local playgrounds Are preparing stilts for the Stilt contest to be held within the next two instr c t r s met at the Community House this noon to discuss programs for the next two weeks. Several motorists were arrested at the Park yesterday for driving their cars onto the grass in search parking places. Sergt. Harry Kilhullen the Whiting police does t mind the heat. Quot tis after Bein like Ireland Quot says business Hammond was chosen As the Home for More new business establishments during the month june than any other second class City in the state Indiana according to the monthly report Jade Public today by the business digest. A total 21 new firms were founded in the City during the month. Gary trailed a close second with 20 new business houses. South Bend and fort Wayne also recorded 20 new establishments in june. Indianapolis led the state with 150 new firms. The total throughout Indiana for the month was 513. The summary also lists 116 expansions which 25 were in Indianapolis and 91 elsewhere. It also records 110 changes locations and 131 changes ownership. De. Applequist Martha Heinley and Ann Baumel the Community service spent yesterday at Cedar Lake with Bob Daugherty and brother. Vacations in dunes Indianapolis ind., july 9�? u. A governor de. A Kickson announced today that he and his family will go vacation at the dimes in Lake county beginning july 20, for six weeks miss Alma ahlstr0 a local red Cross nurse was visited yesterday by her sister and , . And mrs. Arnold Nelson Escanaba Michigan. Whiting s american legion Junior baseball nine entered the county tourney at Hammond this morning led by Community service officials. The Auto parking i it problem in Whiting Park yesterday was the worst this summer and hundreds machines entered and left the Park a Verr hour souvenir Hunters strip plane Whiting july 9.�?in a letter from Francis w. Ivi Orrow operations manager for the Atkinson aviation company Gary capt. C. P. Mcneil the Whiting National guard received commendation for the splendid work accomplished by the local regiment in keeping mobs souvenir Hunters from the wreckage the plane which crashed Here july fourth. Capt. Ai Neil together with Sergt. John e. Moore succeeded in organizing the portion company 113th engineers which was in uniform at the Park and grouping them around the fallen plane. Two thousand people who saw the plane fall rushed to the scene the crash and began ripping fabric from the wings and breaking the supports. The guards aided the mechanics to take the plane apart and Load it a truck. The letter from . Morrow also assures capt. Mcneil that the aviation concern is anxious to cooperate with his command at All hiting july 9.�?dedicatory services yesterday marking the opening the new �100,000 Plymouth congregational Church. Were attended by Over 1,200 people and the spacious new Structure was filled both in the morning and evening despite the heat. Rev. Jolgui Humphreys superintendent the Indiana congregational conference preached the morning service before 700 members and visitors. His subject was Quot the glory the lord filled the House Quot and those who attended the service pronounced it one the most inspiring Ever preached in Whiting. At the second service last evening the Church again avas filled and 500 persons heard Rev. Ernest Bourner Allen minister the Pilgrim congregational Church Oak Park deliver a Sermon Quot the changing Church Quot which was also Well received by the Church goers. Musical programs responsive readings hymns solos and pray6rs featured the services. The Complete programs follow sunday morning prelude. Processional hymn. Eugene j. Codou staff correspondent 1. N. Service Indianapolis ind., july 9.�? How to reconcile certain conflicting factors in their Nati Ozial and state campaigns this fall was a problem faced by both Republican and democratic politicians Indiana As they prepared for meetings this week. The g. O. P. State Central committee will meet Here tuesday simultaneously with an auspicious gathering the directors the Indiana farm Bureau federation while the democratic state committee will defy. Quot lady Luck Quot by meeting Friday july 13 the limb. The chief activity the Republican chieftains at resent consists Quot limb when the Herbert Hoover movement captivated the Kansas City convention nearly All the Indiana delegation including United states s e 7i a t r James e. Watson found itself hidden by the leaves far out the limb with sounds sawing in the air. The delegation had fought Hoover and Hoover had won. Now the question is How to Cramble Back from the limb before it is amputated. Fortunately however a few Indi anians remained in reasonable proximity to the trunk the tree. / no. 32 misses by inches huge loaded lumber truck by Pacific amp Allan lie More than 20 were killed and 50 More mostly women and children were injured when excursion train collided head with a freight near Darlington England. Above scene wreck and debris cars. Close up the returning adventurers As they received new York City honors and Freedom the City. Conf mid Page fifteen invocation and Gloria Patria. Responsive Reading. Anthem. Scripture. Hymn. Sermon Rev. John Humphreys. Solo mrs. F. R. Doll. Announcements. Presentation building by building Council. Offertory . J. Spanier. Act dedication minister and congregation. Dedicatory Anthem. Prayer dedication response by choir. Recessional hymn. Benediction. Postlude. Sunday evening 1. Hymn. Invocation Rev. H. S. War Riner Whiting. Anthem. Scripture Rev. Walter h. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 2. 3. 4. Special to the times Merrillville ind., july 9.�? ivies. Hiram Barton a resident Merrillville ind., for Many Yeai died at her Home at 6 a. M., sunday july a being in her 92nd year. She had been an invalid for a number years. She leaves two daughters Viola Ryder Continental Ohio and Lydia Zuvers who has cared for her Mother for a number years. Mrs. Barton was one the oldest residents in Ross township. Funeral services will be held from the Merrillville m. E. Church tuesday july 10 at 2 p. Interment will be at the Merrillville cemetery. A strange Call came to the City Hall fire station at East Chicago during the height the intense heat saturday night. Quot please Send the fire department to 145th Street and Todd Avenue right away Quot the excited voice Soi sided Over the station Telephone. Fire. Madam Quot. Jim Quot Sandy Quot Bradford a Pikeman asked. Quot no bees Quot the voice replied. Quot bees Quot Jim exclaimed in Surprise. Quot Why what do. You want us to do with bees Quot the voice at the other end the line became exasperated. Quot put them out what do you suppose Quot and so Jim and his stablemate Joseph Willardo equipped themselves with the latest Bee ejecting apparatus and proceeded their Beneish Mission. Arriving at the Home which belongs to Quot Pat Quot Sipple Jim and Joe hied themselves up into the Stuffy attic arid there in a very uncomfortable Cluster they saw . Bee and her retinue a bussing danger-.sly. Jim gave the Honey makers a full squirt with his pump pail. The bees apparently not relishing the Impromptu Bath sought out the wary Joe and proceeded to vent their Wrath Tipon his Uri protected epidermis. Quot Wool Owoo Owoo Quot Joe shouted melodiously while he beat a Hasty Retreat from the scene Battle leaving the so a Tang Jim to contend with the enemy alone. But Jim was j30t to be daunted. He plied his pump pail vigorously and after a 15-minute pumping and slapping session he succeeded in inducing mrs. Bee to Lead her militant army out a Small Hole in the roof. Jim and Joe Are the casualty list today. A. claims heart trouble accentuated by tie terrific heat which gripped the City saturday proved fatal to Tony Basso 4s16 Tod Avenue East Chicago father nine children who dropped dead saturday night at 148th and Tod Avenue. Basso s death is the first record in East Chicago this year to be credited to the heat which soared to about 93 degrees Over fhe weekend. Funeral services for the heat Vic time whose body is at Huber s morgue will be held tuesday morning at St. Stanislaus Church and interment will be at the St. John cemetery East Chicago. 5. Prayer Rev. Willard Crosby Lyons Gary. 6. Anthem dedication. 7. Announcements. 8. Offertory . H. G. Lahr. 9. Sermon Rev. Ernest b. Allen Oak Park. 10. Hymn. 11. Benediction. The program was arranged by Rev. p. Leach minister the new Church and other Church officials. Epidemic sore Throat Lee imass., july 9 . The death toll from Lee s epidemic septic sore throats had been increased to nine today with about 450 the town s 4,000 residents reported ill. State and local authorities redoubled their efforts to Check the disease which is spreading with alarming rapidity. Church and the aters have been closed indefinitely. Four doctors have arrived from Pittsfield and 1.&Quot nurses from the City Holyoke Springfield and great Barrington. The disease has been traced to the milk Supply. Six persons died saturday and three More . District skies gleam with Aurora to those Over heated souls who sought Relief from the humidity a their Homes in the Cooling mid right air saturday and sunday night the sky Over the Calumet District was a rare sight. A spreading Over the horizon from the North in fan like rays the Aurora boreal is shot its Grey beams across the heavens and presented a spectacle that is visible Here Only two times a year. Arvie queer an employee at the i. H. B., describes the phen Ohieno in detail Quot i was just going to work at Midnight last night when i observed faint streaks across the sky radiating from the North. At 2 clock the entire firmament was lit up by the flashing Waves. At 3 clock the brilliance the rays began Quot to diminish and at 4 15 clock the Light had disappeared . Cappe favors Small contributions Topeka kans., july 9.�? . A Small popular contributions ranging from "50 cents to $1,000&Quot for the financing the Republican presidential Campaign Are urged in a letter from senator Arthur capper Kansas to Hubert work chairman the National Republican committee. Limiting contributions to Small amounts. Capper said would restore Confidence the country in the cleanness political campaigns. It also would interest More men and women in their party responsibility he said. Quot the Gigantic size Jam pain funds Quot the letter said Quot has led not Only to extravagant and altogether unnecessary expenditures but to scandals that Are deplored by virtually the entire party a membership. Quot the Campaign budget f5,000,000 eight years ago capper characterized As Quot scandalous and entirely excessive in Pawn shop Federal judge Thomas Slick late Friday appointed Charles l. Surprise United states commissioned receiver for Max Weiistein amp sons loan and Pawn broking House at 2202 Broadway Indiana Harbor. Or. Surprise took charge the business saturday. Two weeks ago several creditors filed involuntary bankruptcy proceedings against the firm. The suit was Preci rated by the filing four foreclosure cases in a Lake county Superior court. The charge that her husband at one time pointed a pistol at her and said that he was going to kill her was made in a petition for a divorce today by mrs. Ethel Williams 807 Hohman Street against her husband Andrew. The gun toting husband is describe As a clerk in the Bill complaint drawn up by attorney her Man Granger. The couple were married january 9, 1916 and Sepa rated june 15, 1925. One thousand dollars Alimony and $20 a week support Money for their two children Are also is not in debt Bedford ind., july 9.�? . Indiana is not in debt and has not been in debt for some time Archie Bobbitt candidate for state auditor declared in an address before Lawrence county republicans. Bobbitt has been in the state auditor s office for the past three years. He is at the head the gasoline department and is Well Fth formed the question Indiana s tax collections Etc. Quot in 1924, when the republicans took Over the reins government Indiana was Well Over $3,500,000 in debt. In addition to this they were indebted tiie amount . $340,-�oo to Purdue. University Quot the speaker Sal d. Quot Quot both these 4ebts have been a Dies to 81 Long distance scrapper for Drusilla Carr title is claimed by death a. C. Carver chief counsel for the mrs. Drusilla Carr estate in Gary who has been fighting continuously for the last 21 years to Quot obtain a Clear title to the land no declared to be Worth millions died saturday at the Home his daughter in fair mount ind. He was is years age. Perhaps no More picturesque figure has stepped into the Calumet District than . Carver. He came to Gary 21 years ago when the United state.-, steel corporation founded its Plant there and boomed the Price land Over night. Mrs. Carr the wife a Fisherman claimed tract from the Gay Mills Garden to the Gary Lake front Park by virtue squatters rights. She had lived there for 50 years. When various agencies tried to obtain Possession her land she employed Quot .Carver As chief her Legal staff which was composed at that time the late George Man special to the times a a St. John. Ind., july 9.-0nl>r prompt action the part a number motorists saturday noon at the dangerous Keilman crossing Oyer the Monon Railroad North St. John prevented a repetition the wreck which occurred there the morning May 25. In which to lives were lost. Fast passenger train no. 32 roared Over the cry Ssang missing by inc by athe rear a he Ign truck which had been pushed from the crossing through the desperate Effort about a score automobile Drivers. A similar situation the situation was similar to that which preceded the wreck in May a Large truck loaded solidly with a consignment Harris Bros lumber stalled just As it reached the Crest the Steep incline leading tip the crossing. Tjho Driver was unlikable to Start the motor at one. Traffic the Highway was blocked l. Bryce Whitaker Ham pin it was in the third car to halt from the North. He the danger. Train 32 was due. Within a Short time but the. Number oilmen present could not stir the heavy truck Tran. Its position. A More car kept arriving adding to the Ava Lable Man Power until .15, were tugging at the task. to Flag it above the Trees in the Vicinity St. John appeared the smoke no. 32 As the train a Cerf towards a Arnond. Whitaker had already sent a Man Down the tracks towards the West. As he noted the approach the train he ran East hoping to. Flag it a at the Sharp curve. The train swung around the curve but apparently the attention the Engineer was upon something Els at the time for he did not see Whitaker. The locomotive did not Slacken its Speed until almost upon the crossing. To Vever in the meantime several More motorists had joined those toiling with the truck. The smoke the speeding train spurred them to a superhuman heave which started the big Load its Way Down the Southern approach to the Cross Fig. With brakes screeching the passenger train thundered Over thai crossing an instant later and came to a Stop a train length beyond. The exhausted workers Realini inf that no harm had been done gave the train Crevy the Quot High Ball Quot and it proceeded its Way. Conty sued Page fifteen Pekin iii., july 9 . A Chas. Robinson a 26, and his Nephew Howard Robinson 21, Avert killed Here yesterday when their plane crashed to the ground while miss Wilma. Miller Peoria to whom the Nephew was to be married today. Watched. The plane went. Into a nose dive at 300 feet and Howard leaped a As thrown from it at 100 feet. Quot the Craft was an obsolete Type and was not licensed. Both the men lived at Meta Mora. South siders Are complaining a wave stolen valuable Angora and persian cats in Hammond. Mrs. W. Lawson 9 Webb Street is the latest victim. A Black Angora is missing from her Home and a number other ladies have complained about losing their valuable pets. Police believe a cat thief is abroad and warn owners animals Quot they prize not to leave them run at Large. Chicago july 9�? . A police Here were searching today for three gangsters believed to be the men who shot Frank Uale a gangster in Brooklyn several Days ago. The men sought Are believed to be aides Al Capone Beer Baron and gang chieftain Here who was formerly associated with Uale in shipping liquor from the East through Chicago Uale and Capone split Over a working agreement for Ali is shipment. Polio a blah eve i inboard hears paving plan the Hammond Board Public works was to meet this afternoon to consider Legal action the proposal the Green line to pave it right Way Hohman Strep from 150th to Gostlin streets by special assessment spread Over a. 10-year period. The Hohman Street Section in part the Chicago ave nue project and the Street car right Way tangle is delaying the completion this Job. Attorneys for the Utility and for the Public construction company have prepared the necessary paper that will permit the issuance Bonds for the right Way pavement by special Agal the Standard steel car company Hammond s largest Industry re Ltd sued work capacity schedule this morning following the Holiday Lay off last a Eek. Workmen the steel car erection track who were reported to have walked out a strike Early last week returned to work today. Officials at the Plant denied again this morning that the men had struck. Quot we simply Laid them off for the week owing to the fourth july Holiday and they returned this morning the same basis As heretofore Quot the officials declared. Langendorff goes to Northern state Adelbert n. Langendorff paying Teller at the Hammond National Bank and Trust company left the institution today to become cashier the Northern states life insurance company at Hammond. Or. Langendorff has been affiliated with the Hammond Bank for file a ars. His appointment As cashier the Northern states is considered a material advancement. He Susie. Of eds Bolcoa a a
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