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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - November 2, 1928, Hammond, Indiana Id Naixa wi5athku. Rain it and saturday. Some what colder saturday and in Mouth Ivest Dor Tiou Tonij it with herons a lifting wind. The vol. I., no. 182. Last night s circulation Edilito 1,835 combined circulation 21,068 Whiting Indiana Friday november 2, 1928. 36 pages Price two cent republicans last big democratic claims leave Little for go a in Lake county senator both sides absolutely confident As election Day hears Rinson temperature for Region Burns self to prove love and Faith Lake county democratic chairman supremely confident of result in county Vernor Alfred e. Smith will sweep four of the most populous cities in Lake county next tuesday Adco iding to Frank r. Martin chair fian of the democratic county Centre committee. Or Martin also predicted that i Frank c. Dailey democratic gubernatorial nominee will carry the entire state and county tickets in a veritable land slide. He said Quot Gary Quot Whiting East Chicago and Indiana Harbor will give Smith a decided laity. The vote in Hammond will be close enough to afford Smith a sure majority Lake Cotty which May develop into a landslide. Quot Osif reports from workers in the lower parts of the county indicate Smith will carry St Tori Ross and Hanover townships. Cuts g. O. A majority Quot the Republican majority will be Cut in Cobart Center Winfield Eagle Creek West Creek and Cedar Creek township it is. Quot a tremendous swing to Smith has been in evidence in the last ten Days especially among the women voters who have become educated to governor Smith s humanitarian legislation while gov i nor of new York. Quot the democratic swing has been strongly the big audiences a Fiat. Have heard democratic Speal Fiji Yery part of the county. Wis interest was climaxed last Mon Day night in Cary where six thousand persons Wieard senator James a. Reed of Missouri in one of the largest political meetings Ever held in Lake county wll Ili support salary Billii Quot reports from every part of Lake county reveal further that the state ticket headed by Frank c. Dailey and the county ticket will win in a decided land slide. A Quot our Best reports on the state and county tickets Are coming from Hammond and the South townships. I another reason for the democratic swing is a pledge of the democratic legislative ticket to support a salary Bill for county officers saving taxpayers hundreds of the 5\isands of dollars in fees which now go to county officials under current statutes. Quot present High taxes constitute another big Issue in Lake county. With the a democratic platform pledging strict econ Rii a cd an end to collusion in letter Nir acts voters of Lake county the democratic Cociu. A Tate buckets in their entire l. A. Temperature today As registered Lay thermometer on first Trust and saving its Bank building Hammond was 45 degrees fahrenheit at 7 30 a. M.�?48 de e Reen fahrenheit at noon. Quot weather Rainy at noon. East Chicago twin City Lions Are Start ing their annual attendance con to t monday. More rain foday or Tomor Row will shift the Washington Hammond football game from Washington to nehi Field. More than 100 local people attended the american Slivanik league banquet at Robertsdale last night. Twin City churches Are observing potato Day on november 10, to collect a Supply of the tubers for St. Catherine s Hospital. P. V. Merriman is sporting a Cane today in an Effort to support a sprained Back sustained at Washington gym last night. Twin City night Hawks will furnish music for the big autumn dance at Szabo Hall tomorrow evening. A it by a twists Are already making use of the Quot water level Quot route Between the two sections of East Chicago the new 141st Street Road. Grasselli chemical com Pany is beautifying the grounds in front of the Plant with grass and Trees. A acidic and Atlantic Piloto the above photo shows miss Elfrieda Knaak former coed and sunday Hool teacher who tried to Burn herself to death in the Furnace of the Lake Muff police station to prove her love for and Faith in Charles w. Hitchcock a policeman of the town of Lake Bluff. Later developments indicate she is a religious fanatic. East. Chicago is waiting for the Indiana a state Board of health to appoint one member of the East Chicago sanitary District. Judges and inspectors for the election next tuesday will be Given instructions by judge Clyde Cleveland sturday afternoon at the East Chicago City Hall. Public schools will observe education week starting nov. 11 with american legion plans. The Public is urged to visit the various buildings during the week. The second roof has been completed on the first National Bank and Trust company building at Chicago and Forsyth avenues. Granite facing is being Laid now on the outside of the building. The Board of Public works is requesting appropriation of ?3,000 from the City Council for employment of engineers to make a Survey of the possibilities of building a City owned electric Power Plant. By Gene hoff3iaiv, staff correspondent f. N. Service Lake Forest iii., nov. 2.�? miss Elfrieda Knaak who was mysteriously burned in the basement of the Lake Bluff police station last monday nig Jit died in a Hospital Here today Tolfe girl passed away quietly without offering any further explanation for her fatal Burns. She had said they were self inflicted in a station monday Midnight for a rendezvous with her Quot Astral Lover Quot a\4iom she named As Charles Hitchcock Lake Bluff policeman and teacher of psychology. She had once studied under Hitchcock. When he failed to keep the appointment the girl said an impulse to purge herself in the Furnace fire overcame her. According to her weird Story the s nil disrobed and climbed to the strange love rite to Quot purify Quot her Mouth of the Furnace put her feet self and make her worthy of the love of her Quot spiritual miss Knaak if her own Story is to be believed went to the police then her arms and finally her head into the fiery pit. She was found nude and horribly burned next co7itinued on Page sixteen there will be a private showing of Vita phone pictures at the Indiana theater this evening. Invitations have been sent out. The theatre opens with the first Vita hone show in the Region on Mon a at it Milwaukee nov. 2.�? . A an enthusiastic crowd of 4,000 persons cd ered wildly when senator James a. Reed denounced Herbert Hoover Republican candidate for president at a democratic rally Here night. Senator Reed opened his two hour speech with the remark that Quot this is the first time the Republican party has t had a Republican to run As its presidential he charged that by leaving the United states at the age of 23, Hoover lost this american citizenship and became a protege of the English Crown. Quot sentimentalist ran about the Republican candidate s humanitarian ism As of shown by his Relief work in War torn Belgium Quot Reed concluded. Quot one would think that he was the wet nurse of the entire world that All the babies cried for him like they do for Whiting the Whiting a exers will Al out to trim the Maywood boosters sunday at the athletic Field. Pedestrian is Hurt Maurice Briggs 25, of 853 Erie St., Hammond was severely Cut and bruised late yesterday afternoon when he walked into the path of a car driven by a. Clinton Franklin 686 Truman Boulevard. The Accident occurred at Michigan and Maywood avenues and was the Only a sex reported to police in Ham Whiting voters Are petted to come out full Force next since yesterday morning. Tuesday and vote for their favorite candidates. Galli Van s Whiting High school oilers will Battle Roosevelt of East Chicago at the athletic Field tomorrow. X baby Peggy in Quot Helen s babies Quot will be the picture shown at the regular saturday afternoon movies at the Community Center tomorrow. Boy scouts Are Demon Strating different scout activities including first Aid in Seifer s window. The Art department of the Whiting roman s club received third place in the Art contest of Indiana. These Are Busy Days for local republicans and democrats. Both factions Are doing All they can to swing the voters in their Indianapolis nov. 2.�? . A Herbert Hoover Republican presi dental Ftp nominee will make several rear platform addresses in Southern Indiana today while in route to his Home in California. The presidential nominee according to present plans will make Brief talks in North Vernon Seymour Mitchell Washington and Vin Cennes. The Hoover train will make its first Indiana Stop at North Vernon where the nominee is scheduled to speak five minutes. Two minutes will be spent in Seymour two in Mitchell five in Washington and five in Vincennes according to Republican Headquarters Here. Jim Mcnamara is already talking Quot Quot about organization of the Mcnamara Bros basketball team. He Hopes to put out a Fine quintet. An inquest into the death of Lawry Nch Eppley who was shot Early yesterday morning after pulling a fire Box alarm will by held either this week or Early next week. Or. Cory is quite lonesome in his offices in the first National Bank building since All the other tenants moved into the new Bank building. He is the Only on who decided to stay in the old quarters. Democrats will hold a big rally tonight at the Community Center auditorium. Frank 0. Dailey candidate for governor and Albert stump candidate for United states senator will be the principal speakers Briggs suffered lacerations to his head Quot and Chin and bruises to his right leg and head. Franklin whose car struck the pedestrian while travelling East on Michigan Avenue took the injured Man to the police station immediately. A minor Auto crash not repo Ted to police occurred at 8 30 o clock this morning at state line and Carroll streets Hammond when a car driven by Walter Hermanowski 16, of 271 Pine Street collided with a machine driven by or. William e. Nichols local physician. Or. Nichols had the lad arrested on a reckless driving charge complaining that the boy failed to Stop for state line Street. Slight damages to both cars resulted from the crash. Offers even Money 1 to 4, then nothing. Great excitement materialized at the Republican City Headquarters at Hammond yesterday afternoon when a self acknowledged Democrat and Smith fan walked into the place and declared that he was ready to Wager ?4,000 even Money that Smith will carry the United states. At the time there were no members of the Republican family in the room with that much Loose change in their pockets but the attendants immediately began to Scurry around the county for the Money men of the party in order to gobble up the bet. When the party big guns finally arrived in the. Headquarters comply Ely out of breath but with enough shekels to cover a number of $4,000 wagers. Mister Democrat whose name was not obtained changed his tune. He then wanted to bet $1,000 against $4,000 on a1 Smith s chances to carry the country but when the moneyed republicans offered to cover that Wager he backed out entirely. . Prediction 285 votes while democrats say they la get 258 by George r. Hol Mes staff correspondent 1. N. Service new York. Nov 2.�?Hoover campaigning Westward seeking to bolster up real or fancied Republican weak spots in the Grain belts Smith fighting hard in the East particularly to Clinch his own new York. The republicans drumming steadily away on the one Issue of Prosperity the democrats concluding a a grand assault along half a dozen fronts from prohibition to water Power from farm Relief to religious i intolerance i thus does the Campaign draw near a close today a Campaign that has no parallel in american politics and one As Well that this near the end finds both parties serenely even sublimely confident of the result. The leaders of neither Side can envision defeat next tuesday. And oddly enough the Confidence appears really genuine on both sides. Smith sure Quot something is in the air Quot i the Way governor Smith puts it. Quot it Means Quot i cannot believe Quot said Herbert Hoover in Maryland last night Quot that the american people we to abandon those policies of government which have been maintained by the Republican this followed a Flat prediction of Republican Victory. While or. Hoover steamed serenely Westward today. Governor Smith launched his final drive in new York. The democratic finale embraces a big Parade and two speeches one in Brooklyn tonight the other in Madison. Square Garden tomorrow night. The tammany hosts of new York plan to show the country new York s affection for Quot Al Quot in no Uncertain manner in All three events. The absolute Confidence that prevails in both , a Confidence which extends from the highest director to the most lowly worker in the ranks is Little Short of amazing. Both sides Are always confident for publication purposes in All elections but this year the Confidence extends Een to the private conversations and predictions of the inner . Can hardly believe this Veteran democratic observers who have been around National Headquarters since the Bryan Days Are almost afraid to believe some of the confidential reports they Are receiving from their people in the Field. Perhaps the republicans Are a Little More confident or a Little More extravagant in their claims for they could t be More confident than the democrats. This has been induced largely by continued on Page thirty to wheelbarrow bet has been posted Indiana s Junior senator Here tonight the perennial wheelbarrow election bet has been made n Hammond. Whether Herbert Hoover or Al Smith wins the presidency a wheelbarrow will make the trip from Conkey Avenue West on state Street to Hohman Street and then South to Sibley Street. But the outcome of the election will determine who rides and who pushes the vehicle. The participants in the bet Are Floyd Emerson who has a dining car on Oakey Lavenue and Walter Quot Libecki Butcher boy. Emerson favors Hoover while Libecki backs Smith. The wheelbarrow will be furnished by Morris Diamond. Charging that her husband had too Many women and too Many wives formed the basis of a divorce complaint filed today in the Ilam mond Superior court by mrs. Car Mela Reale 4428 Tod Avenue. East Chicago against her husband Sam. During the Short time that they lived together july 28 to september 29, mrs Reale s Bill avers that her husband told her he had a wife in Jamestown n. Y&Quot., and a Quot woman Quot in Chicago. Although she had always tried to make Home life pleasant for her husband he frequently came Home intoxicated and was quarrelsome she alleges in her petition. On september 29 to came Home and. Assaulted her and then left for an unknown destination. John c. Ingram the Only american newspaper Man aboard the Graf Zeppelin on its return trip to Germany is a former Hoosier and a close personal Friend of f. M. Nye 444 Highland Street. Hammond. Or. Nye who is an. Abstract or stated today that or. Ingram was a close neighbor of his family at , ind., during his by shoud and Early manhood Quot. Or. Ingram received his Early journalistic education in his father s Small country newspaper. He is quiet , and of a retiring nature. Or. Ingram has worked for the Detroit free press and newspapers in St. Louis Kansas City Rob Bank cashier Trio 4 Gas City get $10,-000 in daring robbery Marion ind., nov. 2.�? . A three Young bandits held up j. W. Ball cashier of the Gas City state Bank at Gas City six Miles South of Here today and robbed him of a $10,000 Cash shipment which he was carrying from the Gas City Postof fico to the Bank in preparation for cashing checks tomorrow. The Money had just arrived from Chicago. V the Holdup third and main streets at Gas City. As Ball started any from the Post office As Buick Sedan carrying Indiana License Ilid up to the curb and two men jumped out while a third Man remained at the wheel of Tiiu Caf. On of the bandits a stuck a Guh to Ball s ribs and ordered him not to resist. The other Bandit a re bbl a the Money. The Young robbers drop amp North Ward after the robbery. Sheriff Jake Campbell rushed to Gas City immediately after word of the robbery was flashed Here. William Voris Marsit Al at Gas City also joined in the search for the robbers. The Illinois Glass co., which has a Large Plant at Gas City will off tomorrow by Check and the Bank had obtained the Cash shipment in order to Cash the Date for t Over Whiting boy Whiting nov. 2�?an inquest into the death of Lawrence Eppley of Schrago Avenue who was shot and killed Early yesterday morning by officers Saltzman and Assenheimer after he had pulled a Al re alarm Box at John Street and new York ave., will by held either this week or the Early part of next according to an announcement made today. Young Eppley 17 years of age started out on halloween night with a group of five other youths to celebrate halloween by pulling fire alarm boxes. At about 3 30 o clock yesterday morning he rang Box no. 21, located at the Corner of John Street and new York ave., and was shot when he failed to heed the command of the officers to Stop. His body was found in a Back Yard on new York Avenue. In his attempt to escape Eppley hurdles a Low Fence on new York Avenue and was apparently hit by the Billet while still in the air. And then tumbled in the Yard dead. The Box which Eppley rang had been pulled twice before within a half hour and the policemen were stationed at the spot to apprehend the o%6 who was doing the mischief. In their statements the policemen declared that they did not fire directly at the youth but fired to the pave ment and that the Bullet must have deflected and in that Way hit boy is sent up i its Quot Diana Polis nov. 2�? . A ten persons one of them a woman pleaded guilty in Federal court today and were sentenced by Fedr eral judge Robert c. Baltzell. Several others pleaded not guilty and trial dates Avert set for them. Those sentenced included James Foster Pittsburgh pa., motor theft 18 months Robert Crabbs Muncie liquor 90 Days Walter Coil 19, and Charles Stickley 17, Whiting ind., motor theft. 18 months and Walter Rigsby Anderson motor address welfare Folk miss Mildred Curtis of East Chicago Public schools will be the honoured Guy St and principal speaker at the Hammond welfare Council meeting to be held at the Hammond High school cafeteria monday at 12 noon. Miss Curtis who recently addressed a meeting of Lake county school officials will read a paper dealing with certain aspects relative to the giving of material Aid to indignant people. She also will touch on the advisability of. Prosecution in cases where parents can but do not car properly for their children. New York nov. 2.�? . A Henry Ford believes Herbert Hoover Lone can guide this country to new rosperlt3. For this reason and not because Hoover is a Republican Ford is backing him for the preside icy he said today. In an interview copyright by Dow Jones and company. Ford said Quot it going to. Take More than Mere political to Pilot a this country in the future. Government can always be a hindrance to Progress and often 1t can be a help bit it is never a help unless it is guided by a Man who Quot knows which Way Progress is going and what its elements Are. Quot no Prosperity is possible unless it is not because or hoaxer is the country is sober. Our present in. A Republican that i support him. If qualities of production and he had nothing but party qualities he would not interest me As he does High rate of wages the highest in the world Are made possible by the from my acquaintance with him i believe that his background and abilities and vision Especial fit him for these very special times in which we live. Industrious sobriety of the american working Man. It is almost a mathematical certainty Iii my mind that if liquor comes Back there continued on Page sixteen following on the heels of a democratic rally to be held for his opponent at the Gary Quot armory tonight Harry g. Leslie Republican nominee for governor Wiir fire the closing guns of his Lake county Campaign tomorrow night with a monster red fire Parade Over the District and mass meeting to be held in the Gary armory at 8 30 . To counteract the visit of Frank c. Dailey today the Lake county Republican Central committee plan a demonstration tomorrow that will be second to the visit of senator Charles Curtis vice presidential Republican candidate several weeks ago when Hoover s running mate took the county by storm. The visit will be a fitting close to one of the most interest Hammond to be scene of closing Campaign speeches tonight the final Salvo from the Republican big guns in the g. 0. P. Fight to capture the electorate of Lake county will be fired tonight at a rally in the Hammond masonic Temple with an old fashioned political Parade to precede it. Prominent Republican luminaries and candidates Are scheduled for a series of addresses. They include United states senator Arthur r. Robinson a candidate for re election As Junior senator of Indiana former governor Chase Salmon Osborne of Michigan of Michigan and Otto g. Fifield Lake county s candidate for Secretary of state. Parade at 0 30 the rally at the masonic Temple will be called to order at 8 o clock. It will be preceded by a Parade forming at 6 30 o clock at Webb and Hohman streets near the Entrance to Harrison Park and touring Ery Ward in the City. Alderman Howard Oltz Republican City chairman predicted this morning that the meeting will attract one of the largest political gatherings in Hammond of the current Campaign. The meeting has a two fold purpose. It is being held Prin warily to sponsor the Republican National state and county tickets. Its secondary purpose is to capture Lake county s preference for senator Robinson and or. Fifield. Heavy Robinson a orb senator Robinson already owes his present term in Congress to Lake county a he was accorded the election in 1926 through the big vote rolled him her Over Evans Woollen Tolje democratic candidate of that time. Inasmuch As senator Robinson s present opponent Albert stump is reported to be giving him a spirited contest for the election this time it is the plan of the Lake county organization to assure Robinson another big majority Here. Senator Robinson s speech tonight will therefore Mark the Climax of his Indiana Campaign. It has been reserved until the last for Lake county owing to the importance of this populous Center. Osborne for Hoover. Gov. Osborne the other speaker on the program is a nationally known political figure. Ile is coming to Hammond tonight from the Republican National Headquarters to speak in Hoover s behalf. Delegations from All cities and towns in the county Are expected to Jam the Hall for the rally. Judge Clyde Cleveland of the Ham Mofid Superior coir to will preside. Gov. Osborne will be introduced by William j. Mcaleer. All Lake county candidates for county and state offices will be introduced to the audience. Entertainment will be provided during the meeting. Continued on Page sixteen democrats t 0 spend 4,000,000 Washington nov. 2.�? . A swelled by a second 500,000 loan the democratic National committee s Campaign fund crossed the $4,-000,000 Mark on october 21, reports filed with the House Campaign funds committee today revealed. The second 500,000 loan was made through the county Trust co., of new to re on october 24. A previous $500,000 loan was arranged through the same institution on october 11. A balance of $92,094.64 remained in the committee s Treasury october n. A sudden i elapse in the condition of the Rev. Father Edward f. Barrett pastor of All saints Church Hammond was reported this morning by attendants at St. Margaret s Hospital. His condition it is said has become grave. He lapsed into Union the feverish gubernatorial race which has overshadowed the presidential election in this state will be. Entered on the Rich Lake county plunk tonight when Frank c. Dailey the democratic nominee scheduled to wind up his intensive speaking Campaign at Whiting and at Gary. Or. Dailey has reserved the closing Days of his Campaign to Lake county because of the key position this District now holds in the forthcoming election. He has consider eci the county so important to his cause that he has appeared Here twice before both times at Hammond. He will now make a Strong bid continued on Page sixteen in g. 0. P. Today Quot great pressure is now being made to influence the coloured people to desert the g. O. P. And vote the Democrat ticket. However the great bulk of them will not leave the party at this time the time when they Are needed most Quot said attorney f. Louis Sperling of Gary at the sixth Ward Republican meeting at Trinity Hall Hammond last night to 500 enthusiastic voters. Quot surely this group May have some cause to complain As does the Farmer but we cannot afford to change horses in the Middle of the Stream Quot he continued. Quot the Labouring Man cannot take a Chance on voting to put a party in Power that will cause the wheels of Industry to other speakers were Justice of the peace lambs of Gary Rev. A a a a. Organ Rev. Ini. J. Jones mrs. Clara Whiting ind., nov. 2�?whitmg Sanders. Or. D. Republicans will Honor their two i candidates for the state legislature. Senator James j. Nejdl and representative Oscar Ahlgren with a Parade dance and political rally tomorrow a night in slovak Hall. The event is called the Nejdl Ahlgren Day. The Parade will form at 6 15 o clock at the Community Center from where it will travel to Indiana a. Bethea the committeeman of the 28th precinct presided and introduced the speakers. It was agreed that a Large number of voters would attend the meeting downtown at masonic Temple tonight. Scion Ness Early this morning,.after for a Short time and has Harbor and thence to Gai a where been hovering in a state of coma it will meet the Leslie for governor since that time. Hope for his recovers however Parade at the Horace Mann school. The big Parade will then return to is still entertained by his physician East Chicago and Hammond with a or. J. A. Chevigny who has. Been in constant attendance upon the priest. Father Barrett was injured last Friday evening when he slipped off the front Steps of his i rectory at 254 Sibley Street and sustained a Skull laceration and a broken wrist. He has been conscious Only a few hours since that time. Final visit in Whiting where the Whiting delegation will disband in front of slovak Hall for the Nejdl Ahlgren rally. A the rally will Start at 8 15 o clock with dancing. During the interim senator Nejdl and representative Ahlgren who Are seeking re election on the Republican ticket will speak. Shocking crime Noblesville ind., nov. 2.�? 1, . A Hamilton county officials to-<3ay were seeking to learn who tied a Rock to the neck of a baby about four Days old and drowned it in the White River near Here. The body of the infant was found by l. G. Mcnew a Hunter in about 15 inches of water and its condition indicated that it had been in the water about 10 Days. Police believed that it was placed there by someone unfamiliar with local River conditions inasmuch As its location was in extremely shallow we the Sii
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