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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - November 21, 1928, Hammond, Indiana \ India a weather mostly Cloudy Toui Fht and thursday warmer cast and South portions tonight. Whiting last night s circulation we jag edition. 1,835 combined circulation 21.026 vol. I., no. 198. Whiting Indiana wednesday november 21, -1928. Price iwo gents res elect Herbert Hoover Public rushes Pell Mell into Mark temperature for Region touring with president elect temperature today As rear fostered by thermometer on first Trust and in Vine s Bank building. Hammond avas 31 degrees fahrenheit at 7 30 a. M.37 Dep Trees fahrenheit at noon. Veather Cloudy at Breaks seclusion of voyage and appears on Deci by Thomas i. Stokes United press staff con est indent. Aboard the u. S. S. Maryland at sea nov. 21,�? up a president elect Herbert Hoover looked Forward with keen zest today to a few hours of sport with the fighting deep sea fish that Hirk off the lower California coast. The nighty Maryland increased her Speed to 18 knots and headed for the fishing grounds off Cape san Lucas the battleship expected to arrive this afternoon. Four boats were in readiness to put Over the Side for the deep sea anglers. Hoover and his party plan to use a big open motor Sailer. They will troll from the launch with spoons and other artificial equipment. Swarms with fish. The Blue Pacific off the tip of lower California swarms with big Quot fighting a fish Marlin tuna Sharks sail fish and sword fish. Mexican fishermen often have come to grief in Battles with giant fish in these Waters. A Sta jewelled White night of the tropics last night brought Forth ducks and flannels and members of the Hoover party mopped their brows with handkerchiefs As yet a acclimated to the Limpid weather that will be their lot for Many weeks. The president elect donned flannel trousers and White shoes but he continued to w6ar his customary High stiff Collar and a Blue coat. The water itself has become noticeably warmer and the Quot Shell backs Quot a those who have crossed the Equator before prepared for the reception of father Neptune and his court and the initiation of the neophyte Cro is of the line. He Over a a Sheri Liback Hoover is Quot Shellbach Quot holding a continued on age five canteen in Lafayette citizens including a womb in were found guilty of Selling in United states District court Day and were sentenced by Thomas Slick. Paul Sayvich 501�?151st Street East Chicago was found guilty of violating the 18th amendment by a jury and judge Slick gave him 60 Days in jail. The jury was out 15 minutes. It took the same jury 45 minutes to decide that James Kelly and Boaz Fox were not guilty of Sale and Possession. Kelly operates a Pool room at 210 e. Main Street Lafayette and was arrested with Fox feb. 3. He also was charged with maintaining a nuisance. Attorney Francis Murphy defended the pair. The Lone woman to get a Fine and suspended jail sentence was mrs. Lydia Goslin coloured 115 s. Fifth Street Lafayette who pleaded guilty to Selling Moonshine and was assessed ?100 and Given a three months suspended jail sentence. Pleading that he had an inva it lid son and a sick wife Pete Cheek 1034 front Street Lafayette threw himself 6n the mercy of the court after pleading guilty to Selling Moonshine. He was Given a three months suspended sentence. Dehart Smith coloured Pool room operator of Lafayette received a 60 Days suspended jail term on his plea of Guity and Robert g. Boyle who aroused the Wrath of judge Slick by trying Ito evade the charge of Selling lib dior was handed a 60-Day term in Jayli Wiliiam Kingery 131 s. Indiana Street Lafayette was found guilty of changing labels on whiskey bottles and. Given a Fine of ?1 and 30 Days in jail. Edgar Wier coloured pleaded guilty to liquor charge and was fined ?10.at so. Bend South Bend ind., nov. 21.a raging snowstorm of blizzard intensity was sweeping St. Joseph county today. Nort the Enow began falling at o clock this morning and half an hour later had developed into a near blizzard. The Mercury Quot was registering 29 degrees above Zero. The High wind was rapidly piling the Snow drifts and was threatening a possible tie up of traffic in South Bend East Chicago Only four cases were tried yesterday afternoon in the East Chicago City court. There is a Board of Public works meeting scheduled for this afternoon at the East Chicago City Hall. Motorists Are Rushing to service stations for anti freeze dope now that the temperature is hovering around 32 degrees. An entirely new display of Flowers is being prepared for next sunday at Washington Park. Are being sought in the Harbor Are being sought in the Harbor following a robbery yesterday. High school senior plays by Rooseselt and Washington students will be presented soon. Local garages were forced to order new supplies of alcohol following yesterday s Rush of business. Coach Frank Cash is pre paring his Washington Cage stars to Start against Hammond on the 30th of november. There will be a Church dinner for the members of the East Chicago methodist Church next tuesday evening. Chicken pie is on the Bill of fare. Politicians in East Chica it Are already working up interest in the City election. The primaries take place May 5. The Victory feast for re publican committee women and men of the East Chicago organization will be held at 6 45 p. M. This evening at Levent s fish House. Practice for Quot Captain Conn Quot kiwanis play for the Benefit of the boys baseball league will be held starting tomorrow evening until time for presentation of the show. Whiting tonight will be Young men s night at the masonic Temple. Refreshments will to served. The Whiting High school faculty Bowling team Defeated the banker s team yesterday at the Community Center alleys. Judge t. Joseph Sullivan was married last saturday. The ceremony took place in Chicago. The holy name., society of the sacred heart Church will entertain Friday night at a card party and dance in the Church Hall. Any boy scout wishing to go to Camp Over the thanksgiving Holiday should get in touch with or. Hoyt Atkin As soon As possible. Local girl scout troops Are holding a series of meetings and programs this week in Observance of National girl scout week. In Thi first basketball game of the season last night at the Community Center gym the Harvey k. Of c. Five Defeated the Whiting a of c. Team. The elks held a regular meeting last night in the club rooms. Or. Lauer was operated on monday at the St. Bernard s Hospital. Reports state that he is getting along nicely. Funeral services for myer Berkovitz Well known Whiting tailor and merchant who died monday were held this afternoon. Mike Wickhorst is Groom ing his alumni squad and coach Hart is preparing his Oiler quintet for the big game Friday night in the Junior High school gym. Over 35 aspirants tried out for the Community chorus at the first rehearsal held in the Community Center. Director George Calder expects to organize a Fine chorus group. The Board of directors of the chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting tomorrow noon in the Illi Ana hotel according to Bab Mcna Mara president. Quot wipe savers Quot featuring Wallace Beery and Raymond hat ton is the regular saturday afternoon movie at the Community Center this week. When the first Snow fell monday the Whiting kids began to look Over their sleds and when a heavier fall came Down this morning they were just about ready to give the sleds their first workout. Among the friends and close associates of president Ekit Herbert Hoover who Are accompanying him on his Goodwill tour of the South pm republics Are Henry p. Fletcher u. S. Ambassador to Italy left above George Akerson Hoover s Secretary right above and George Barr Baker new York financier below. An unidentified Man about 43 years old and believed to live in Michigan City was found dead this morning along thie tracks of the Nickle plate Railroad a Block East of Columbia Avenue Hammond. Although the body was discovered by the engine Crew of a train. No. 5, passing through Hammond shortly before 7 o clock the remains were cold when officers Sommer and wit Tig arrived. It is thought that the Man was killed last night when he fell from a freight train. A Bank Book on a Michigan City Bank and bearing the name of Donat Rutkow Lii As the depositor was the Only identification found in the Man s clothing. Police notified Michigan City authorities and an attempt will be made to determine the identity of the the body was found Between the , and several trains evidently passed Over it during the Naglit. Several cuts on the Back of the Man s head and a Large Liole in the forfend constituted the injuries that a proved fatal. The body was removed to the Dalton morgue in Hammond pending a thorough investigation by police and Railroad has Crown Point ind., nov. 21.a special two Day session of the Lake county Council has been called for nov. 30 and dec. 1 at Crown Point for the purpose of considering requests for 25 appropriations involving an expenditure of approximately ?8s,000. The appropriations have been asked from the various county offices to pay Bills for which insufficient Money was provided in the 1928 budget. The first Day wiil be confined to arguments for and against the appropriations As they Are introduced while on the second Day final action on the Bills will be taken. Included in the appropriations which have been asked for Are treasurer s office $2,500 recorders fees $14,000 sheriff for dieting prisoners $10,000 Surveyor s office s400 school superintendent s office $300 Coroner s office expense $.200 Calumet township assessor $1,800 North township assessor $3,000 employees salaries $1,000 jail supplies $4,000 poor farm repairs $500 poor farm salary account $200 poor farm maintenance $7,500 expense fit orphans in institutions. $7,500 election expense $7,500 burials $1,-000 Public printing $1,000 highways $50 repairs to Fairgrounds $1,-000 cemetery lots for paupers $10,-000 land for children s Home $8,700 juvenile court expense $3,000 return of fugitives $1,693. Mary Murzyn 45 years old Stanton ave., today filed a $5,000 breach of Promise suit against Michael Brzezinski a Driver for the Hammond Dairy company in Hammond Superior court. In Separ or ate petition Murzyn who is a Divorcee alleges that Brzezinski who is about 45 years old owes her $1,207 that she loaned him after he asked to marry her and also $975 due for housework from january until november. The complaint filed by attorneys Sevald and Sevald charges that last july Brzezinski promised to marry mrs. Murzyn and she went to Valparaiso and obtained a marriage License. But with the License in her hand Michael developed other thoughts in his mind and refused to be married. In her petition the woman alleges that she has been damaged to the extent of $5,000. 7 weeks ago after suffering seven weeks from injuries which he received when hit by an automobile Stanley Klapacz 41, died at his Home 527 156th Street Calumet City last evening at 6 15 o clock. He was the proprietor of the West Lammond Monument works at Burnham Avenue and Michigan City Road. Klapacz was Riding a bicycle at Price and 3 56th streets on september 29, when he was hit by a machine driven by Joe Filas. A Coroner s inquest into the death was to be held at noon today in Calumet City. Surviving Klapacz Are his wife Anna two sons Walter and Stanley and his Mother mrs. Anna Sumara in Poland. The funeral will be held saturday morning at 9 30 o clock from the Home. Interment will be in holy Cross cemetery with undertaker Czechanski in charge. A $4,000 settlement was made yesterday in judge Reiter s i Tan Imond Superior court by Northern Indiana Public service company with John j. Broertjes administrator of the estate of Martin Broertjes who was killed last september when he came into Contact with a switch containing a Largo vol fige belonging to the Public service company which had been installed in the basement of his Home on Clark Road Betavee 25th and 29th avenues to the petition prepared by attorneys Sevald and Sevald a Nortin Broertjes attempted to shut off an electric current in his Home and came in Contact with the voltage when he grasped tie wooden handle i cae Kwilin Fox. One current ran from the switch Box to the handle going up his right Arm and coming out his leg killing him in a stantly. The estate had sued for $5,000. Unemployed kills self Anderson ind., nov. 21�? . A despondent Over unemployment John Thompson is shot himself through the heart with a Shotgun at the Home of his sister mrs. Herman goodpasture of Ingalls. The Yout i a parents or. And mrs. Edgar Thompaon live at Terre haute. Leave bulk of traders their Money them Biti ice twist new York nov. 21 . A with radio Cori it Ornt la a again. Performing sensationally the View York Stock Market swept Forward at a record breaking Pace today even exceeding yesterday a i Fory Mikii fir . The conviction that there la a technical Corner in radio grew morning when the Stock Rose to a new record High of 370, an Advance of 21 Points. By w. S. Cousins i. N. S. Financial editor new York. Nov. 21�?with an absolute disregard for the fundamentals in Trade and finance the Public is Rushing Pell Mell into the Stock Market in a frenzy of excitement searching every Nook and Corner for profits William a Woll Man head of the brokerage and investment banking House of w. J. Wollman and company told International news service today. Quot Tho Public is making Money lots of it Quot said Wollman Quot but Quot the probabilities axe that the bulk of Public traders will leave the most of it behind them before the movement is Over. The Public i knows nothing Quot cares nothing about values. It is following blindly the leadership of Tho most skillful and powerful group that Ever operated in Wall Street and will follow the will o the Wisp of profits there Ever it leads them. Dangerous situation. Quot never was the situation in Wall Street As dangerous ? it is today. With the floor of the Stock Exchange inadequately manned the ticker an hour behind and practically useless As a reflection of activities on the floor of the Exchange a violent reaction in prices with disastrous re sults might easily occur bringing about a mild panic before the outside world Waii cognizant of what was going it in. Quot those who Are buying stocks at current Levels Are disregarding also the important matter of dividend returns and Are discounting the continued on Page seventeen judge Cleveland sustained the motion of the South Side Trust and savings Bank of Gary yesterday in Hammond Superior court in the Case of mount Zion Baptist Church of Gary to Quot show on what authority Tho Church had in bringing an action against the Bank Quot for a writ of mandamus to turn Over $3,800 which the congregation has deposited in the Bank and gave the attorneys of the Church until thursday to file answer. The court room was crowded to capacity yesterday by the coloured members of the congregation. The Church asks Possession of the Money deposited in the Bank As a Quot building fund Quot but the Bank has refused to give out the Money because there does t sepia to be any member of Tho Church with Legal authority to accept the monday Valparaiso ind., nov. 21.�? scores of attorneys gathered in the Porter circuit court room tuesday for the setting of the docket by judge Grant Crumpacker. A number of cases were set Down specially by the court. Judge Crumpacker is making All arrangements for the trial of trois Mcdonald Hammond Midwest floods take Tell of life and property flood scenes snapped in the Blue River Valley near Kansas City mo., after a 30-hour rain that sent Rivers and streams on a rampage resulting in the loss of seven lives and an estimated property damage of $25,000,000. Top photo shows a Highway and Railroad Bridge under water at Dodson mo., below marooned women being rescued by firemen at Sheffield to. Work now being done by engineers of the Chicago South Park Board indicates that the plans for the projected Southeastern Boule Vard from Jackson Park to the Indiana state line establishing a new arterial Highway As an Inlet and outlet for the heavy traffic of summer week ends May be completed Avi thin 90 Days and actual construction begin next Spring. At present a Field Survey is progressing to establish the Road conditions which exist at present in relation to the improvement which will have to be made and make Clear the necessity of a special assessment when the assessment Rolls Are filed thus making the possibility of a remonstrance slight. Street the Southeastern Boulevard proposal embraces a new wide Highway along an old route out of Jackson Park South on Jeffrey to 92nd Street from where it will proceed to Anthony and Escanaba avenues East on 100th Street to Avenue a and South to 112th Street. On 112th Street the Boulevard will extend to the Indiana state line. The importance of this Highway is obvious from the standpoint of Road plans in Lake county which Over the dunes Highway receives the continued on Page seventeen Merrillville Farmer found dead in his barnyard yesterday Hobart ind., nov. 21�?rawlie Sizelove who lives on a farm near Merrillville was killed instantly yesterday when he was kicked in the head by a horse. The Accident happened about noon when or. Sizelove took his horses out of the barn for water. The animals were rather Spry from not having been worked during the past few Days. Mrs. Sizelove Foi and her husband lying near the a barn dead As she went to Call him for dinner. It is thought his death was instantaneous and was caused from a fractured Skull. He was 44 years old and besides his wife mrs. Plattie Sizelove he is survived by his parents two Brothers and three Sisters All residing near a Skomo ind. He was taken to the Linton undertaking Parlours at Crown Point where the inquest will be held. Straw berries Edgewood la., nov. 21�? l . A not. Even a Snow storm could deprive or. And mrs. Hugh Jones of this place of their daily ration of fresh Home grown strawberries. Jones went into his Garden today and gathered a pint of the luscious red berries for dinner. He dug them out of Snow an Inch deep. The family has had fresh strawberries All . Chicago lawyer weds Chicago nov. 21�? . A two persons were killed and sixteen others injured when a St. Louis Chicago motor coach crashed into a truck near Braidwood 111. Today. The coach Chicago bound careened into a Large truck operated by an inter state freight Transfer company. A Little girl taken from the wreckage dead was not immediately identified. Near her was a Woichan believed to be her Mother probably fatally injured. The Man Olio was killed was identified As Peter Gartner of St. Louis. Slayer of his 18-year-Oid Cousin mrs. E Dan Elliott Mcdonald has entered a plea of guilty and insanity. A special venire of thirty men were drawn today to supplement the regular panel. These salesmen will be on hand when the trial opens monday morning. 63d year in Medicine Wabash ind., nov. 21.�? . A or. P. G. Moore 83, City health officer of Wabash this week started upon his sixty third year in the practice of Medicine. He was a physician Here at a time Hen indians were among his patients. No Rade Dich a labourer living at 996 Pennsylvania Avenue Hammond was badly Hurt last night when he walked into the path of an Auto driven by Roy d. Tombough East Chicago on summer Street a Short distance East of Columbia Avenue. Tombough took Ilich to St. Margaret s Hospital where an examination showed severe Back bruises and lacerations of the face. According to a report Given police at the Hospital Ilich was walking across summer Street alone and failed to see the approaching car. He was knocked to the pavement by Tombough s car. New Orleans la., nov. 21.�? . A governor Ralph a Brewster of Maine presented to the conference of governors Here today proposals for stabilizing Prosperity which he said had been authorized by president elect Herbert Hoover a As an exposition of a portion of his governor Brewster said that summed up the plan in effect Means Quot prepare in prosperous times for the Rainy Day to it embodied a proposal for a centralized body to Index construction projects and seek cooperation of business in tiding Over some of these projects in periods of great so they could be started in Dull times. Noted historical Cathedral scene of Lester f. Murphy s wedding special Cable to the times Paris nov. 21.there occurred yesterday noon at the High altar of the historical Cathedral of notre Dame the wedding of Angelique Molloy of Covington Kentucky to Lester f. Murphy of East Chicago Indiana. Previous to the religious ceremony a civil ceremony was performed by the Maire of one of the Andresso ments As is required by the Laws of France. Present at the ceremony was a Small party of friends and relatives including the Bride s Mother mrs. Olive Molloy widow of the late or. John j. Molloy of Covington. Following a honeymoon which will be spent in France Switzerland and Italy the newly married couple will sail from Naples for new York and Aher december 15 will reside at 20s5 Northcott ave., Wood mar where a new Home has been completed in the country club addition to Woodman. Gneiss Molloy lao received her preliminary education in an Academy at Clifton Ohio was educated at Trinity College in Washington d. C. Or Murphy who is an East Chicago attorney is connected with the Law department of the Riley Banks. To is the son of . Marie Murphy 1213 Beacon St., East Chicago and the late Lester f. Murphy. Or. Murphy is a graduate of the East Chicago High school and received his degrees at Depaul and Georgetown . Following his graduation from College he a began Tho practice of Law in East Chicago continued on Page seventeen refuses comment on report new York nov. 21.�? . A miss Elizabeth Morrow 25 year old daughter of Dwight w. Morrow to Mexico refused to comment today on a report published Here that either she or her younger sister would marry county builds 21 Miles of Highway at Cost of $594,000 editor s note this is the Sec Ond of a series of articles on the Road situation in Lake county and deals with the Cost of roads in St. Joseph county. Road costs in other counties will be Given and comparisons made. Or staff Man South Bend ind., nov. 21.�? among the counties in the state which planned and executed an extensive Road building program during the past year was St. Joseph county the fourth in Point of size of population in the state with its seat at South Bend. Information forthcoming from the county Engineer s office at South Bend has revealed that approximately 36 Miles of county roads have been built during the past ten months of which almost 21 Miles were main arterial highways constructed of re enforced Concrete along the same general plan As has been followed in Lake county to establish Cross regional and. Connecting thoroughfares. Quot a the remaining 15 Miles were Rural roads built of gravel. 21 Miles of Highway the 21 Miles of main highways embodied seven sections of main highways. The total Cost of the construction of these seven roads amounted to $594,023. Using the actual mileage total of 20.91 Miles rather than an approximate figure the average Cost of the roads to the St. Joseph county taxpayers was $28,408.56 per mile or $5.38 per Lineal foot. To reduce the figure still further and which can be used As the basis for any comparison the Cost per Square foot for Concrete roads in St. Joseph county has been 27 cents or by the Square Yard $2.43. Uniform in Width the roads in St. Joseph county Are uniform in Width 20 feet been of the adopted size used at least during the past year on seven main highways. The Concrete slab is of the thickness generally used in such roads which is eight inches. St. Joseph county indicated an attache of the Engineer s office is fortunate in having a comparatively level terrain that Little grading is necessary. The seven county highways on which the foregoing summary has been based their length Width contract Price and contractor Are As follows township roads 1�?liberty Highway 1. Rieth Riley const. Co., Goshen. 2. Contract Price $157,640. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 4.73 Miles. 2�?sample Street 1. W. J. Nees co. 2. Contract Price $54,730, 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 1.92 Miles. 3�?dragoon Highway a 1. H. W. Reed co., Mishawaka. 2. Contract Price $87,500. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 2.96 Miles. 4�?jefferson Highway 1. W. J. Nees co. 2. Contract Price $40,650. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 1.39 Miles. 5�?beech Road 1. Williston co., South Bend. 2. Contract Price $61,000. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 2.44 Miles. 6�?river Road 1. J. C. Bontrager co., Elkhart. 2. Contract Price $77,862. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 3.16 Miles. 7�?fir Road 1. Rieth Riley co. 2. Contract Price $114,641. 3. Width of Road 20 feet. 4. Length of Road 4.31 Miles. St. Joseph county according to the Engineer s office has competitive bidding based on the county Engineer s estimate of costs which were said to be pared Down As closely As possible. A comparison Between the Road costs in St. Joseph county and those in Lake county As exemplified by a dozen Road units built this year which be forthcoming will reveal considerable difference in the size of the expenditure of both counties. Col. Charles a. Lindbergh Tho report printed in the new York daily news quoted an unnamed Quot Friend of the morrows Quot As saying Lindbergh avas having difficulty choosing Between the daughters. The Morrow family recently denied there was an engagement. Miss Morrow arrived today aboard the liner olympic from England under the Protection of j. P. Morgan Friend of her father. As the vessel approached the pier Morgan left his suite for miss Morrow s and saw news photographers there trying to snap her picture. Quot this is an infernal outrage Quot he cried. Quot you Fellows get they did. Staunton 111., nov. 21.�? . A Tho bodies of Rolle Davis and George Arnold their shot guns beside them were found under a hedge Row near Here today. The two men had gone Hunting together monday. Authorities said both men had been shot but they were unable to determine whether they had been killed in a Duel a suicide pact a double murder a murder and suicide or in some Peculiar Accident. Both men mine workers were the Heads of Large families. Posses found their bodies after the tolling of the Village fire Bells had spread the alarm that two citizens were missing
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