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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - November 17, 1928, Hammond, Indiana Indiana weather do anal rain and colder Sundar Cloudy a id a of apr tons shift in a grinds. The Whiting evening last night s circulation a lug by a a it on 1,835 combined circulation 21,061 vol. A no. 195.Whiting, Indiana saturday november 17, 1928. Price two cents raid Bill for Hammond track Elevation to be Stock Market continue smash records temperature for Region temperature today a registered by thermometer on first Trust and savings Bank building Hammond was 47 Sci Rees fahrenheit at 7 30 a. �?6i Fleg Rees fahrenheit at noon. Weather Rainy at noon. Be Mac Iii try to Kait m Bisl Fri presen Tifton to Dot a next Sesok to of legislature provid tog fior a More equitable division of oort Between Rar roads and cities Fth track Elevation was perfected Tae May in Ion citizens committee at a special Manjang held last nigh it in a South Shore co wiry Clia it Chicago provisions of Tsie or of Josed Bill As decided by the commit be will enable the cities and the railroads to negotiate for a satisfactory distribution of Cost up to a 6-40 percentage�?60 per cent for the railroads and 40 per cent for the cities. Maxi Tom for City in other words it is desired to place a statutory limitation non the ratio but to permit unfed fevered negotiations up to a 40 per cent. Onax Iinuma for the cafe a. The present Law provides that to get City shall pay 25 per cent of the Cost of Street . Quot this is a bout to per cent of the Toia i Coet. Uii Kier the Pavo Josed big Tfelt ski Fuyi can decide to pay 40 per cent of Tot Ai Cost spread in assessment Over the ent Iise City a idea to pc benefited . The Indiana pos Law firm of son. Carver Ross and Mcgordy wiil be employed by the committee to co Ope Pate with Gerald Gim Ette Hammond City , to Dmit the Bik. 1� i bagged dec bion on this mat Ter was reached by the committee last nigh it Afier it had discussed the problem for almost two hours. It was finally brought to a head when a. Mur re Maimer placed the proposal in on Eihud on Page two Harrington t expected Robert h. Hat ringtone Clairman of tiie Hammond Board of Public works and vice president of the people s co operative state Bank who was acc Dently shot in the left hand Witt a Hunting on the Kanka key River thursday afternoon continues to improve at the St. Margaret s Hospital where he is confined and May be released tomorrow. Alt Hough his hand was terribly lacerated by a full charge of about 80 Bird shot fired from the Shotgun of his Hunting companion de Mii Ler no amputation has been found necessary and Hospital attaches Are con Fiden to Itiat with no tendency toward blood poisoning Harrington will to Able to ent Erge from his sex with Only scars As a re i die in of a i. Survivors of Ocean tragedy Here Are two of the shr Vors of the ill a it Ted liner Quot Vestrie Safe in new Yorac Zifey after being rescued at i a. Are James Rae and the liners Mascot Quot Diamond orders poem police of he vote increased of Kofl and dollars Ventris survivor welcomed by children hot ctn National news service fi\jr3 Angton n. M., nov. 1 ?.�? quiet prevailed Here today following the Lynching of Rafael Benevi Das 35, a sheep Herder accused of criminals fault upon mrs. Charlesl Ewis wife of a wealthy a Aztec sheep lil a. Genevi it Das was hanged to a i tree in Blade Canon near Here late yes Teru a Gay by a band of masked men who ii naked him from a farming ton .-.j. Spital where he Lay dying from Bullet wound inflicted by a deput sheriff. It was the first Lynching in the Westi in Many years. The kidnapping and sub sequent Lynching caused great excitement in Farmington. People left their Homes and places of business to. Visit the scene of the hanging. Aged Whiting Cozen had Whiting ind., nov. 17barney Mckenna age 67, Weh in oven old a settler of Whiting died this morning at 10 40 at the Home of his aug liter mrs. Heni a ban Tallett 346 Atchison ave. A Quot Quot funeral arrangements Feve not been completed. Mckenna had been a resident of Veitii a for 38 years and had Long often ill Tutie employ of the Standard Sipany which recently retired 3m the pipe shop with a pen Mckenna had been i. His for some time. See Ocic w�i4i,a Cut Vilue of acini of amp to whle turned Over to the stockholders of the Grassel h chemical company by the e. I. Dupont de Nemours corporation under the plan tji which resulted to the Meng Iivo of tree two concern a a week ago. It has become Fonow i Stoat the finance commit free of Tolje Dif Pont company has authorized the issuance of 149,392 shares of no Par value common Stock for the acquisition of All assets subjects to liabilities of the Grasselli company. If the full amour it of Stock is issued and taken at the present Dupont Par of $434, the actual Price will be ?64,836,128. Inasmuch As the merger of the two companies Reju ired a re division of Stock. Five shares of Grasselli were exchanged for one of Dupont. As yet no announcement has been made of any changes which May be contemplated in the size or nature of the product of any of the old Grasselli plants including the one in East Chicago which will continue to operate under the name of Grasselli however. It has been pointed out that Dupont policies have leaned toward expansion of newly acquired interests and for this reason the Grasselli Plant at Bast Chicago May undergo some Radical changes in the character and Quantity of its products. The Dupont chemical processes constitute a Long list other than their Well known interests such As general motors and Hercules powder. It is anticipated that these processes will be distributed among the newly acquired properties for increased Manx facture which seems to Point toward an Early expansion at East Chicago. It will be remembered that the Dupont interests were in the Calumet Region once before. During the War Days the old Aetna site East of Gary was taken Over by the Dupont interests but was dismantled and shut in after Only a Brief operation. By we Mlili-bk., univ bed press Maff correspondent a onion nov 17the worst storm in Many years spread havoc i. Eur Ope Arnd Osi t4�e a4.danb-i c Ocean today. At ill pipe on were and Irv Are a. Property damage was estimated at Milons of dollars. Shipping was almost paralysed. Several ships were wrecked others were in distress and trans Atlantic liners were delayed from 10 to a Quot of hours. It was impossible to make even a approximate estimate of the damage which was enormous. It was estimated for instance that $250,000 damage was done at the Southampton docks. Houses were blown Down Telegraph lines demolished farms devastated and ships and boats lost. Fifty houses were blown Down at Newport England and an undetermined number in Coblenz Germany Liere 13 persons were killed. It Quot was estimated that at least 12 were killed in England and several Hundred injured. Seventeen Man from Rye Harbor England were lost when they went in a Lifeboat to the Aid of the sinking Steamer Alice in the English Oha Noel durig Tiwu hot of tiie a Isle on thursday Fornix. Inti England 344 Iri fend Telephone this were Down affecting almost every District in the country. The lines of 1,8 00 London subscribers of to disrupted and approximately 120 telegu Raph wishes out of London were Down. One Telegraph Hiie was to prance but none to Switzerland or it Aly while communication to Germany Poland and Belgium was seriously delayed. The paralysis of Shii ping was almost unprecedented. Life boat Orews and tugs were kept buy on errands of mercy As Calls for help came from disabled vessels. The winds reached a velocity of 130 Miles an hour in Many places in England while Hijii winds ranging from 80 Miles an hour and upward were reported of Tom am Points close to the coast. For the first Home in history the ferries on Bristol Harbor were Whisle traffic on the English Channel was at a stands. Save for the life saving boats up t out to assist the big liners. In London it was a Stra nge scene. Those who ventured f-or-t4i on bicycles whipped Down. Small motor cars were blown about Mke leaves. Bolti i Etin new York nov. 17dewplte a Preh it Atiz Ive Wari Jing a of Hanic ers and conservative brokers the bullish offensive on the Stock Market roared on word at the Clang of the Stock Exchange Gong at 10 o clock Thlu morning and in the first fifteen minutes 5ai,_000 shares were traded in. The spectators gallery of the Stock Exchange was jammed. Men and women looked Down Upo a scene of wild turbulence is brokers fought and scrambled to execute buying and Selling orders. Speculators and Amateur traders sold some stocks for Quick profits but the most of the ast continued its upward surge. Radio common advanced Points Selling at 300 for the first time in history and adding to the fortunes of far seeing investors who bought when it was on scale at far less than half to fat figure. American Telephone Lexja. Teleg it Raph which con i Post nation s Telephone lines soared 4% Points. By Frank Ohar ton staff Cor respondent 1. N. Service new York. Nov. 17fhe sit rocket Stock a Ariet which followed the election of Hoover con to takes its record smashing Way. Before the opening of the Market to in it was estimated to at the Valette of Secu ties has been in greased approx Una Tely $ 1,20,000,-000. New record for heavy dealings have been is Tab Eden both the change and the curb the sales on the former reaching the dizzy height of 6,641,250 yesterday and on the curb 2,151.800. Brokers com missions Are roughly estimated at $00,000,000 during the to St ave trading Days this week. Everybody doing it everybody is doing it. Staid citizens of California and Maine who have looked askance at Quot Stock a in being Quot Are pouring in their Ord con nud on Page two Hurt in South or. Robert j. Carroll who has Practised in Hammond for thirteen years died at 7 o clock last evening at St. Margaret s Hospital after four weeks of illness. The Well known physician was 58 years of age when called. I during his Many years of work Here. Or. Carroll lived with a son at 241 Lewis Street and had offices at 155 state Street. The deceased leaves two sons Charles and Thomas two Brothers Charles of Toledo Ohio and Edward l., of Decatur 111. One sister of Kenton Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 9 o clock monday morning november 19, at All saints Church in Hammond with father Charles Seeberger officiating at High mass. Interment will take place at the Gal Yary. Cemetery Gary. Miss Mercedes Rupert age 23, of 49 Carroll Street Hammond is at the South Chicago Hospital today in a Semi conscious condition As a result of injuries sustained at 6 o clock this morning when an automobile in which she was Riding with several friends ran into a parked truck at the Corner of Indianapolis Boulevard and 105th Street South Chicago. Miss Rupert Iesu Ltd ering from lacerations of the face one on her Eye which will cause an operation numerous bruises missing Teeth and internal injuries the seriousness of which is yet to be determined. With miss Rupert at the time of the crash were miss Irene Hall 49 Carroll Street Ray Praxel 3827 Hemlock Street Indiana Harbor and Pat Riley 3408 Adams Street Gary. These three people were Given first Aid at the South Chicago Hospital for minor cuts and bruises sustained during the crash and were released. Hospital attendants did not know who was driving the machine at the time of the mishap but indicated that the party of Young people were returning from an evening spent in Chicago. With the arrest last night of three Harvey 111., youths by Calumet City police following a filling station hold up in the latter town James Wingfield and Cecil Bishop of East Chicago held by Hammond police last week in connection with the shooting of William Adler were completely exonerated As hold ups. The Trio of Harvey youths believed to be members of a g Anir of Young i racketeers operating Quot from that town Are Glenn sole 10, Mai tin Riley 18. And George Williams 19. A their arrest last night brought about by Lieut. Frank Moltke of the Calumet City police who traced the License number of a car used by three youths who at 9 o clock held up the ,1. J. Brehm filling station Harrison and Sibley it treets. Calumet City and took s35 from Harold Martin the attendant. After their Arreigh to at Harvey the youths were quizzed by Calumet City police Heads and Williams is w i gift amp ii a Ja-s., nov. Melt a of pm dist re amps of veils Wei a Senit out today by the to in of a we a Sta where flood Waters from the Walnut and White water r4-v-ers Are it , to in if the business . Augusta is isolated by the flood according to reports reaching Here. Two person were reported drowned and scores of others were marooned. Reports hat six persons had been drowned could not be confirmed. Five firemen Eft Hei get in an automobile but were a Frame to reach Augusta Over Tift undated Highway a. Safe std ii in East Chicago found in Gary with alleged robbers East Chicago and Gary police walked into a Den of alleged robbers at 1201 Marshall Avenue Gary at 10 00 o clock this morning and captured a band of five who stole a Safe from an East Chicago soft drink parlor proprietor last night. The East Chicago police had the Quot tip Quot As to the location of the band and seven of them with three Gary men surrounded the place heavily armed with shot guns and revolvers. Those arrested Are Fred Mclellan 37-22 Parrish ave., East Chicago. Robert Morse 1 2 of Marshall ave., Gary. Kenneth a Netsie 1-201 Marshall Avenue Gary. Cuirence Pease St Anley hotel Gary. Sam Rosen 74m Maple Street Miller. All of the robber gang was heavily armed when the police broke into the Den. The Safe with 5800 in Cash and checks in it was recovered and tiie men who took it had not opened it yet. Last night three White men entered the residence of Mike Saku Larich 3s40 Parrish Avenue and con Nuil on Page Taco 1 pm 1 a a j Jyh a a cops ave Iff an important meeting scheduled for next monday noon is to be held by the Hammond real estate Board at the elks club when Mark Levy a leading Chicago real estate Man and member of the firm which bears his name will discuss the subject of appraisals of land particularly in reference to Hammond and tie Calumet District. Levy is declared to be one of the Aii thormities of the real estate Field with a wide and very favourable reputation in the Middle West concerning his knowledge and ability to discuss the subject of land values. Levy is expected to probe through the Reail estate situation in Hammond and Advance some clean Cut deductions from his experience and observation in the Field. The real estate Board is planning to turn out practically in a body to hear Levy s message. Jay Trescott president of the real estate Board will act As chairman of the meeting. Or. H. C. Groman Hammond right and mrs. Luther Ellis son and daughter of or. August Groman rescued from , greeting him on his return yesterday. Quot the life boats were in no condition to carry passengers on those Stormy seas Quot or. Groman who is 73, asserted. Quot there were 45 persons in our boat with standing room Only and it took four men working continuously at bailing water to keep us Nous �1 in �1 continue on Page too cd Imago nov. 17.�? . A seven air mail planes were forced Down in the Middle West yesterday by rain and poor visibility. The St. Louis bound plane was forced to land at Lincoln ne-b., and the plane from Lincoln got Only As far As Iowa City. The one from Minneapolis was landed at Portage wis. The Kansas City plane reached Moline Iii. Planes from Bay City Mich Cleveland and Cincinnati found it impossible to reach their Destina on. Bert in. Nov. 17.�? i.p. A the Hamburg american liner Luebeck returning to Hamburg from Brazil reported that she had received s. O. S. Signil ? from the greek Steamer Amazon and that she was hurrying to the Amazon s assistance. The Amazon reported her rudder was broken and that one Mast was snapped damaging her radio. The Amazon reached the Lue Back s Side at Shant off Brest and was standing by ready to take off the Crew if necessary. Loses her Money Chicago nov. 17�? . Of. Guy Sprague broker charged with swindling mrs. Jessie Brokaw Divorcee of ?10,000 she had received As Alimony Wili face trial Here on monday the Case was scheduled to come up yesterday but a crowded court Calendar forced its postponement. Iners. Brokaw once was the wife of one of the wealthiest residents of fort Wayne ind. Sprague lived in fort Wayne before he came Here. Sprague s attorney said mrs. Brokaw lost her Money speculating. Liioi Iblis Hammond police had finished dragging the Lite Calumet River for his body William Doege 414 state Street who had been missing from Home for several Days walked into his House last night and returned to his family. Doege had caused a police search for him shortly after he left Home Early this week after it had been reported that a Man answering to his description had been seen walking through the Brush at the Shore of the River. Police did discover footprints and when he failed to appear after several Days. Officers Skinny Sommers and Carl Mcfarland dragged the River yesterday afternoon. Doege has not discussed the cause of his disappearance for publication but police believe that it was family trouble which led to his failure at Quot appear for several Days. Men Hurt two Whiting men j. Greenwald 345 Laporte Avenue and John Dillon 437 Fred Street Weer injured Early yesterday when Greenwald s car skidded and crashed into a Street pole near the intersection of Calumet and Sheffield avenues Roberts Dale. Greenwald driving North on Sheffield is believed to have skidded on a car track causing his car to strike the pole snapping it off. The Driver suffered two badly Cut fingers and Dillon a bruised head when the car struck the pole and the Windshield was shattered. A car driven by Louis Cardoni Kent Avenue was damaged last night when he drove into an abutment of the Columbia Avenue Bridge Over the grand Calumet River. Cardoni was driving South when his Sedan struck the Side of the Bridge. Two cars were wrecked late yesterday afternoon when Kasmir Schmidt Chicago driving North on Columbia Avenue was struck by a lighter car driven by George mul Hall 1135 Harrison Street who was travelling East on15t Avenue. A Check endorsed with the name of a prominent Calumet City Man and written for ?51.50 was cashed yesterday by the Friduss furniture company Hammond and was found later to be worthless according to a report Given local police. The Check was on the South Chicago savings Bank signed by a j. C. Weber of an alleged Joseph Weber company and was made payable to the Calumet City Man and endorsed with his name. According to the police report the Man who tendered the fake Check was dressed in working clothes wore a leather jacket and was without a hat. He appeared to be Between 27 and 30 years old and to weigh 165 pounds. John p. Oleksik 4hr Tod ave. East Chicago was ordered to pay his wife Elizabeth $10 a week support Money for their two children pending their suit for a divorce by judge Reiter in Superior court yesterday. They were married april 26, 1916. The husband was also ordered to pay the maid her wages and buy food and clothing for his children. Mrs. Oleksik is suing for a divorce and 15,000 Alimony. International news service no w York nov. 17.�?.v tremendous steel producing Combine smacking of International proportions was reported to be in the making today. According to api it Aren try Weh founded information in Wall Street the Republic Iron amp steel corporation will fuse with three prominent steel companies previously consolidated and form a corporation with of More than �250,000,000. It Xiv Las steel corporation been acquired by the Ludlum steel company As the fir to top. further that when these firms has a completed details to merging they will be taken in by he Central Alloy steel corporation which in turn probably will lie absorbed by the Republic to on amp steel corporation of Youngstown Ohio. I a Aat apri t4ie sepia bows Iron amp steel corporation with ?170,000,000 , took Over fhe Trumbull steel Corpany and in september it acquired the steel amp tubes company inc. Central Alloy is eel corporation which specialize ? in i High. Grade steels and controls 80 per cent of the country s Alloy steel business has in excess of ?7 i,000,000. Last october or. Rudolph Preus Iii and Heinrich Arzt representative of the Krupp steel works of a Kirman a announced that a pooling arrangement covering various kinds of Alloy is eel had been arrived at Between the German concern and the Raj drum steel company. Other cd Maniet in lured in the arrange ment Wen the Central Alloy and the Firth Stein King a steel company. Guilty of 1m iaxap01.is, Xiv. 17�? . Of a tvs it of the fifteen defendants in the interstate Autonio Hile theft conspiracy trial Here were found guilty today. The jury Vas Gix in the Case late last night and deliberated until 2 a Quot this morning. The verdict was not read until court convened at nine o clock. T h Ose c Ltd it n vie t e d w pre d u a r d Traus Iott. Harry suss Niqui. Schmer Sussman. W. Lee Smith miss Llyod m. Mcnay. William j. Laffey or. Fred Binzer. Ted Lial Dwin. Miss Lloyd Harrison. Actress Jacob Wohlfield Mortimer woh Finui and Bert r r a to i. I b o w i t z. The three who War i exonerated Are William Jones . Pink Jones and Wolf suss Fin. Judge Thomas Slick of the United states District court will arrive in Hammond monday afternoon to continue the november session of the Federal court Here. Criminal cases compose the largest portion of the docket to be cleared up by judge Slick next week. New York nov. 17.�? . A miss mar a Henry today came to the defense of her Uncle Captain William Carey who went Down with the Ventris. She was indignant Over accusations that he had failed to take proper precautions for the safety of the passengers. Quot always there Are things said no matter How Brave and Noble a Man May be Quot she flashed. Quot but i know that if he were Here he would ignore these lies. He was that kind of a Many a Man of the sea and what the world thought of him bothered him not one bit so Long As he believed himself t ind., nov. . A Weils county authorities and officers of Eastern Indiana today were search hint for three bandits who raided the Bank of Petroleum nine Miles South of Here late yesterday and escaped with ,000 in Cash. The bandits Cut Telephone wires leading into the Bank before they Flefil in a. Large Green . Two of the Baji dits entered the Bank while the third remained at Tho wheel of the Bandit car outside of the Bank Henry Schott president and Howard Nutter cashier were Alono in the Bank when Tho two bandits entered. The robbers Drew guns and forced the two Bank officials to hold up their hands. While one of the men held a gun on the Bankers the other scooped up All the in were closed Down temporarily but reopen later in the evening prohibition agents swarmed to Calumet City yesterday afternoon and after effecting several raids of alleged soft drink Parlours and serv ing Federal warrants in other places returned to Chicago with a number of prisoners. Last night the wet Belt was running despite the raids but it was running cautiously in anticipation either of further raids today or the serving of warrants on places which closed up when a tip had been put out that the government men were in town. The number of places actually raided and the prisoners arrested could not be ascertained today. However among those who were said to have been picked off yesterday were the emporiums of Martin Strug the club Royal Mary s place the Berghoff cafe Jim Drain Ray Ogden and Jim Pocha. By confiscated not Only were warrants served but actual raid took place Beer being confiscated at All places As Well As any harder forms of liquor that were found. Bar tenders and Saloon owners were reluctant to discuss the situation last night and were obviously expecting another appearance of the agents in the very near future. After the first a lids the word spread about the City and Many of the bars closed Down immediately to reopen later in the evening to sell Beer Only but the dispensing of hard quor was caution risky done in most places. Aluli expecting it rumours were spread about tiie City to the effect that Quot buys Quot had been obtained in practically every soft drink parlor in town and that although the agents took Only a few yesterday they would reappear at intervals to serve warrants in wholesale fashion. However certain inconsistencies were noted in the raids. For example at the Calumet City Quot four Corners Quot state Street and Ingraham Avenue where there is a soft drink parlor on to very Corner Only one place was raided that of Ray Ogden which indicates either that no evidence had been obtained against the other three or that the agents will be Back. It was in the anticipat4o.n of further raids that the wet by was it diet and on somewhat of a tension today. On sunday afternoon nov. Isth at 2 30 o clock the members of the first Baptist Church of Indiana Harbor will assemble with their friends at the building site of their new Church Home on the Southeast Corner of 13sth Street and grand Boulevard where a special service will be conducted and the Corner Stone for their spacious new Structure will be Laid with fitting ceremonies. A number of guests Are expected in the City for this occasion among whom will be a number of con mud on Page two Gabriel d. Sab an Indiana talc Quot Bor milk dealer was fined $10 and costs and Given a six months suspended penal farm sentence by judge Joe Todd in the Hammond City court yesterday afternoon. When he was found guilty of Vic lat ing. The Trade Mark Law. According to Hollis Hunter City sealer who arrested Saban the milk dealer was using bottles owned by other Dairy companies including Many belonging to the Hammond Dairy. Saban was ordered to Purchase his own bottles. A. S. Parsley arrested for ureter ing bad checks on complaint of Harvey Post Hammond grocer pleaded guilty and was Given until november 28 to make Good the checks written for of goods received from Post. Otto Sengstock whose charge of Drunken driving was changed to drunk was fined $40, As were Peter Campbell Don Thomas Charles Shiflet and Jonas , All charged with intoxication. Hanna y Eargin and Julius Fuqua both coloured arrested following an. Argument at 574 Merrill Avenue thursday night on disorderly conduct charges were each Given a 60 Day jail terms when found guilty of additional charges of adultery. The woman was fined $10 and costs in addition to the sentence for the adultery charge and $5 and Cosit for the disorderly charge. Fuqua was fined $25 and costs in addition to the sentence and the disorderly charges against him were dismissed. Indianapolis. Ind., nov. 17 t. . A contained in a specially built casket 39 inches wide 20 inches deep and 6 feet 3 inches Long the body of mrs. Pearl Huntzinger 48, a circus fat woman weighing 600 pounds arrived Here Early today for burial. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon with interment in memorial Park cemetery
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