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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - October 15, 1930, Hammond, Indiana The Wist her probably a Bovire is tonight a thursday except mostly fair in East portion Toni grit. Not much change a temperate inc. Whiting a vol. Lu., no. 166. Whiting Indiana wednesday october 15,1930. Last night s circulation Whiting edition 2,059 combined circulation 23,472 Price two two franchise reports to Council heckle r due in Lake circuit court on Friday lawyer says Quot we will be there Quot former Indiana attorney Gen sral to appear for bonding company City treasurer Henry heckler of Hammond is scheduled Fco appear Friday morning in Hie Lake circuit court at rown Point before judge e. Iles Norton in response to a petition filed by his surety the United states Fidelity and a guaranty company and Post a hew and sufficient Bond. Failing to do so it is possible that she court May declare his office vacant. Joe Conroy heckler s lawyer and is local democratic Leader when questioned about the situation this lorning declared Quot Well be there Ida morning Quot when asked if Eckler would be Able to Post new Bonds he refused to answer directly but reiterated that they would i it a there. Civil. Bond personal City attorney Gerald Gillette told ithe times that relative to heckler s a of civil. General fund Bond it would Ibe personal but the amount of it could not be less than one half the tax Colle lotions for the i following year. The Bond shall b s fixed by ordinance of the City coun which yet has failed to pass Ife ordinance setting the treasurer s Ivil tax Bond although the Council fid pass a Quot recommendation Quot that is civil Bond be 220,000. On the Barrett Law Bond or. Gillette declared that it had to be Josted by a surety company and in be sum of one half the largest amount of special assessments collected during the previous four years which in the Case of Ham snood would make the Bond about l,000,000. Barrett i a Bond several members of the Council recently recalled that when that Jody was considering approving the a payment of several thousand dollars for heckler s Bond and asked if a reduction of it. Was not possible Quot heckler was rather insistent that be protected by a Barrett Law and of $1,000,000. It is expected that Arthur l. Gil a lion former attorney general and a dilate for United states senator a Quot will appear Friday As counsel for a a Yio United states Fidelity and guaranty company. 1e c. Pouce squad car turns Over a a. Richard shunian of 4030 Alder St., be. Prisoner sustained minor injuries Early this morning when a police a Quad car driven by officer Howard Manaugh collided with a truck at the intersection of main and Broadway. The police car rolled Over and a was wrecked but sergeants Tim o Neil and Stanley Lobodinski and officer Manaugh escaped without injury. Police had just located two revolvers and a Quantity of Light rope after arresting Shurman and were on their Way to the Harbor police station when they collided with the truck loaded with apples which was travelling West on Broadway. The truck was driven by j. J. Roberts who was on his Way to Chicago from Michigan farms. He was Beld at the police station until responsibility for the Accident can be . Mis Hammond merchant bankrupt listing liabilities at $6,394.04, Benjamin of. Manis proprietor of an Auto accessory store at 756 Hohman Street Hammond today filed a vol i notary bankruptcy schedule in u. S. Is tact court of Hammond reveal ii assets of $6,446.70. According to the schedules $6,201 of the debts Are unsecured while the Petitioner has among his assets $1,792 in Stock and $1,013 debts due on open accounts. He asks for $600 property exemption. State of Indiana to proceed against Ivi Arion Lynch hers temperature for Region temperature today As Regris stored by thermometer on first Trust and savings Bank build inert Hammond was 54 degrees above Zero at 7 30 a. A a a a Dej crees above Sisero at noon. Weather Cloudy at noon. Sunrise 6 03 a. , 5 00 p. In. Did you hear that Whiting Whiting boy scouts Are Busy these Days practising for the inter troop swimming meet to be held at the Community Center Pool november 7. Quot the nut farm Quot a comedy in three acts will be presented by the Beta Gamma Upsilon at the Community Center auditorium Friday evening. Mike Bakiza Star tackle for Whiting bears went Hunting for red Snipes until 4 o clocking in the morning. Mike held a Light and an open sack. Whiting High school oilers will enjoy a rest this saturday. No game is scheduled. Next week the local Griddi irs will meet the Hammond Wildcat sat Hammond. To spend millions widening of new York ave nue North of 119th Street to make parking space by cutting away the parkways is about completed. Drivers the can Park their cars on both sides at at 45-degree Angle. A. Exton Porter. Commander of the county Council american legion and James Bartuska both past commanders of Whiting Post last night installed fhe officers of the East Chicago Post. Many Whiting legionnaires will participate in the Golf tournament of the county co Vincil sponsored by Whiting of St no. 80, at Cedar Lake sunday oct. 19. Urie Moore of the local Post general chairman in still receiving entries. The business and professional woman s club will hold a meeting at the Community Center this evening. Following regular business a social hour under the direction of miss Norene Klose and mrs. Vera Gayle will be enjoyed. Eight members of the Whiting High school boys band accompanied by director m. J. Edel Mari and superintendent j. H. Hos Kinson will leave tomorrow morning for Indianapolis for the state teachers convention. The boys will play in the All state band. Donald Spurrier tenth District commander last night installed jointly the american legion and legion auxiliary officers at Hobart ind. Dedication of colors also took ii lace. Adjutant Leo t. Mulva and Frank Diggan accompanied Spurrier. East Chicago More communist literature was seen in he twin City yesterday. American legion installation was held last night. F. A. Lorenz jr., is recovering very Well from his injuries sustained in an Auto Accident two weeks ago. A meeting is to be held by City officials this week to Lay plans for the building of two new fire department stations. Nick Plaska was shot in the hand yesterday afternoon while Hunting. Ernest Glenn broke an expensive plate Glass window while routing a Bandit in his Shine parlor. Another 2,000 ton rail or Der has been placed at Inland steel co. Mills. The senators will play Horace Mann at Washingto n Field on saturday afternoon. Officers of Pulaski Post american legion were installed last night. W. H. Kleppinger will be toastmaster of the state Hospital convention banquet on the first Day nov. 5, at St. Catherine s. A prisoner was slightly Hurt and Thiee officers escaped injury when a police squad car rolled Over in an Logansport ind., oct. 15.�?- l . A Samuel Bayless 52, a Farmer was dead Here today because he climbed a Fence with a loaded Shotgun during a Hunting trip. The trigger caught on the Fence the charge of tic gun passing through this head of the Farmer. Col. Walter j. Riley is at new York where he is attending the meeting of the Board of directors of the Monon Railroad. Chief of police in Scholas Makar was taken for a Quot ride Quot this morning by Constable Adamchek and what a ride. All Quot the boys Quot Are asking a1 Zivich what the Quot swell Quot present was he got through the mail from a Friend at a medical school. Only one arrest that of Joe Cain of Braddock pa., for drunkenness was made in the past 21 hours at the East Chicago police station. So confident is Samuel Insull Chicago utilities magnate that America s present business depression will not be Long lived that he has announced that the Insull utilities will spend Between 5195,000,000 and $200,000,000 for permanent in movements in 1931.Calumet City Auto mashup injures four four persons were injured one seriously in an Auto mashup on Calumet ave., a Block South of the Sheffield intersection in North Hammond last night. A car driven by Gene Rosen 22, of 18 West 73rd St., Chicago Side swiped a Sedan driven by Peter j. Seter 55, of 10335 Ewing aye., South Chicago. Rosen s car overturned after the collision. He was tra Eling South and Seter North at the time. Cornell Carlson 30, Riding with Rosen was taken to St. Margaret s Hospital where examination disclosed a concussion of the brain and bad cuts about the head. His Scalp was torn Loose from the Skull. Rosen was Cut about the head while Seter suffered minor Ltd to and bruises. Mrs. Seter Riding Quot Voith her husband received a deep Gash on her right hand. Mary Crosby 17, of 8815 Manas Tine ave., Chicago fainted last night when a car in which she was Riding plugged into a ditch along Indianapolis Boulevard at the Roby track. Joe Zanick Driver 4old police he lost control of the car. Efforts to revive the girl at the scene of the Accident failed and she was taken to St. Margaret s Hospital where she came Munster mrs. Martha swets widow of the late Benard swets died at 9 30 o clock tuesday evening at her Home on Ridge Road in Munster. She was born in Holland nearly 85 years ago. Surviving mrs. Swets Are a son Walter of Munster and six daughters mrs. Simon Hook and mrs. Lawrence Stocker of Hammond mrs. Florence Koedyker and mrs. Corneal Koedyker of Ross mrs. Henry Hopp of Hessville and mrs. Arie oohs of Munster. She also leaves 45 grandchildren and 46 great grandchildren. Her husband died five years ago. The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 1 30 o clock from the residence and at 2 o clock from the Christian reformed Church of Munster. Rev. J. H. Monsma will officiate. Burial will be in the Munster cemetery with undertaker Emmer Ling in Man asks $25,000 in an amended complaint filed today in Hammond Superior court $25,000 judgment is asked of Martin Kucharski by John Parr in for personal injuries he received when struck by Kucharski s car. The Accident happened on january 7, while Parrin was standing near the Entrance to the main Gate of Bartles Maguire Oil company waiting for a Street car. At the time of the Accident the Kubarski automobile was dyeing driven by Carl Barr. Parrin according to the complaint suffered serious injuries to his body which necessitated Hospital to death Indianapolis oct. 15.�? . A John Nohl 53, died last night of injuries suffered yesterday in a two Story fall Down an elevator Shaft at the Home elevator com my scores Are summoned before Board business men and Industry Heads called before the state tax Board approximately 175 business men and industrialists of Hammond Gary Whiting an East Chicago yesterday received subpoenas to appear at a hearing of the state tax Board to be held monday at Crown Point. In Gary alone 110 subpoenas were distributed. It is understood that the tax Board will inquire of the numerous witnesses concerning the assessed valuations of their a Berties but whether this is with the motive of increasing them lowering them or making an equitable adjustment is not definitely ascertained. Rather coincident to this matter petitions were being circulated in Gary yesterday which purported to be directed at removing the name of major John Mcfadden assessor of Calumet township and Republican nominee for reelection to that office from the Republican party ballot. The reason stated was that the Lake county grand jury recently recommended his removal from that office in a lengthy report which actually did paint a rather dark portrait of the official conduct of the assessor. By this same grand jury James Clements assessor of North township was indicted on a charge of misappropriation of Public funds. Although the origin of these petitions thus far remains undisclosed it is rumoured that the guiding Genius behind them is state senator g. Oliver Holmes who has made himself conspicuous through the Lake county taxpayers association and his efforts at tax says that business is meter office furniture and school Supply Man says its the Best in seven years Joseph Miller proprietor of an office furniture and school Supply store at 488 Hohman Street is not one of the la Gion squawking about business depression. Business this year at Miller s store has been better than at any time for six or seven years. Moreover it stands to get better says Joe. Quot who said we had hard times Quot queried Miller. Quot Why we be been going right along with business Down Here and i can t see anything wrong. Maybe there s too much talk and not enough Miller is of the belief that action and punch Are the two qualities which have tided his store Over the rough spots. Quot instead of yelping about there being no business we be been out trying to build it up Quot he said. Quot there is no denying that conditions Are worse than they were during the postwar Prosperity Era but there s nothing to keep any Man from Selling his products Quot Quot our plan is to work hard and got what business there is. By doing that any buying what is necessary we Hope to do our part in a Liming Ting the depression. It s a cinch pessimism in t doing Good for any de posers Over $50,000 the Peoples state Bank of Hammond received a very encouraging patronage yesterday on the first Day of its business career officials of the Bank said this morning. Donald Gavit cashier informed the times this morning that the Day s deposits totalled slightly Over $50,000 from about 125 depositors. The first client of the Bank was the firm of Rothschild amp Hirsch prominent local merchants which requested the Honor of making the first Deposit in the new institution. The Bank s business was reported this morning to be assuming the same proportions As wins Newmarket oct. 15.�? i. . A the Cesare Witch Handicap High spot of the Newmarket race meeting was won by a majeur today. Friendship was second and old Orkney third. The prices were 100 to a 5 to 1 and 100 to 6. The King and Queen witnessed the race. Attorney general files his affidavit Grant county grand jury refuses to act so state f International news service Indianapolis ind oct. 15.�?attorney general James m. Ogden announced today that he would proceed to Marion immediately and file affidavits in Grant circuit court there against sheriff Jacob c. Campbell and seven alleged mob members in connection with the Lynching of two negroes at Marion on the night of August 7th. Both affidavits will be leased on the Indiana Lynching Law of 1905, Ogden said. The affidavit against sheriff Campbell will seek his removal from office and a Fine of $1.000 for alleged Quot failure in official duties Quot in failing to prevent the riot. The affidavit against the seven alleged mob members will charge Lynching and murder. The penalty for this is 2 to 21 years. Those who arb named those to be nailed in the affidavit charging Lynching Ogden said will include Charles Lennon Arnold Walters a Bob Beshire Chester Pease Everett Clark and two men whose last names Are Boyd and prawn. Both affidavits were signed by Arthur Bruner one of Ogden s secret investigators who has been probing the Lynching. Ogden will be accompanied on his trip to Marion by his Deputy Merle Wall. The state action against the sheriff and the alleged mob members comes on the refusal of the Grant county grand jury last thursday to return indictments after its investigation of the riot. The grand jury gave sheriff Campbell a clean Bill stating that he acted prudently and that had he acted otherwise a race riot might have occurred. co. Chairman sheriff Campbell is the Republican county chairman of Marion county. He is also a member of governor Harry g. Leslie s crime commission. The 1905 Indiana Lynching Law Ogden explained holds that the fact that a Lynching occurs in a county is a Prima Facie evidence of alleged failure in official duty on the part of the sheriff of that county. Ogden cited the Law As follows Quot any sheriff or other officer continued of Pape six joins Gary m. E. Staff special to the times Rockford ills., oct. 15.�?miss Julia Harrison for the past four it ears pastor s assistant at the court Street m. A Church has joined the staff of the Gary ind., first m. E. Church this week. Buy now and promptly Hammond Mother rejoices Over return of her baby the above photo shows mrs. Marion Deichelbor of 730 118th Street Hammond holding her baby. Rose Marie who was found asleep on Prairie. The baby had been missing for 18 hours. The widespread search for Rose Marie came to an end monday when two school children attracted by the Barking of a pet Puppy found the child in a vacant lot near Home hungry but unharmed. The child wandered away from Home Early sunday night. Court prohibits Drivers from working for rival judge Clyde Cleveland today signed a temporary restraining order to prevent three former truck Drivers of laundry service ind., from working for sunlight laundry company of East Chicago. Final hearing will be held next monday in room 5, Hammond Superior court. The order was Sou gift by Charles l. Surprise appointed receiver for the laundry service. Action was sought by receiver Surprise to preserve the assets and Good will of laundry service inc., which was recently sold and consolidated with Kennedy laundry company of Hammond the Drivers who were prohibited from working for sunlight Are Elmer and Artie Creasbaum and Jack Patton. Following Consolida Tion tiie three Drivers were Given two weeks notice of their release. Quot the Drivers were working in violation of their contract with laundry service inc., which prohibits them from working for a rival laundry for a year Quot receiver Surprise said. Quot we complied with the rules of the Union to give released Drivers two weeks notice and to allow them to go to work for the sunlight but not to destroy Good will transferred to Kennedy laundry Quot he pointed out. Young girl mistakes Lysol for water mistaking an Antiseptic solution for ice water Monica Henderson 13, of 622 Sohl Street Hammond drank a Glass of the Poison yesterday afternoon and was taken to St. Margaret s Hospital dangerously ill. The girl had visited the apartment of her Niece Margaret Austgen in the same building. Monica helped Margaret with the housework and when the work was completed asked for a drink of ice water. Margaret invited Monica to help herself from any of the several glasses of ice water sitting on a Kitchen window Sill. Monica picked up one of the Blue tumblers and swallowed the contents. Her cries brought her Niece who discovered the mistake and summoned police. The girl was unconscious when the police ambulance reached the Hospital. Mar Gart told officer Walter Mroz that the Glass contained a solution of Lysol. There is an old Story to the effect that a certain Young Man once suggested to his Friend that he had an idea to Quot get married and Settle whereupon his Friend made a counter suggestion that he Quot stay single and Settle a recent study made throughout the United states covering retail charge accounts shows that the average buyer a takes seventy Days to his Bill. How would you like to wait seventy Days for your Check or envelope merchants like to have you buy and make great efforts to please you but they also like you to promptly. Unless you meet your obligations when due the merchant cannot meet his obligations and we have a vicious Circle that retards business. Buy now by All Means because you will effect great savings by so doing but of equal importance is the need to promptly. The Man who meets his obligations when they Are due is the Salt of the Earth. The Lake. County time fines Whiting Dairy co. For inferior milk Hammond people no longer need fear the uncertainty of getting Grade b milk when purchasing Grade a Moo juice. For yesterday the new pure milk ordinance with its stringent requirements found its first victim. Judge Virgil Whitaker of the City court fined the Whiting Dairy co. $50 and costs when evidence presented by City inspectors showed that the Dairy had been delivering inferior milk to Hamond customers. F. E. Warren City health inspector said today that More milk concerns Are slated for court should tests of their products reveal below Standard meeting of taxpayers special to the times Lansing oct 15,. J. Weinberg one of the local Reform leaders today announced that he would hold an open meeting for Lansing taxpayers at his Home is Burn Liam Avenue on Friday night he meeting is called for 8 o clock. Attorney Seymour Cohen who is representing local taxpayers in the fight against the Village expenditures on a 11,250,000 sewer system will be present to explain what Steps his firm has Speaks saturday Evl in Jasper co. Rensselaer ind., oct political Campaign for the fall of 1930 will be brought Home to the Republican voters of Jasper county this week end with the appearance Here of will r. Wood tenth District congressman who has served so Long and ably in behalf of his constituents. Or. Wood is scheduled to speak at the armory on saturday evening starting Art 8 o clock. He will be one of the few National or state figures who will appear in this county during the course of the Campaign. Or. Wood is recognized As one of the most Able of american statesmen today and his appearance Here is certain to be greeted by much on the part of All voters. He will discuss the vital issues of the present Campaign from a Republican standpoint. Those who have heard him in the past realize that there Are few men in America today who have the intimate knowledge of the manner in which the government is operated that he possesses. While the Campaign thus far has been colourless in the extreme the county candidates have not been allowing any grass to grow under their feet. Practically All of them a a Quot making House to House can Vaes getting acquainted with the voters and building their own personal organizations. It Vethe above photo shows Fred Whitaker with dog Spottie at place where Ros amp Marie who had been missing since sunday afternoon was found asleep and unharmed. The steel City is in need of a fall clean up week for the removal of leaves papers and rubbish that is unsightly in streets and Al Leys Over the Cit. Dissension talk among East Chicago g. 0. P party leaders say they were slighted at county meeting a week ago hints and talk of a growing dissension in the ranks of the Republican party at East Chicago is heard from several sides with the election less than three weeks off. Much of the talk comes from the county meeting held a week ago last night when Only committeemen were invited. Party leaders say they were Given a snub when they were not permitted to participate in the pre Campaign work in conjunction with their precinct . Although aldermen and other City officials from surrounding cities were at the meeting. Bast Chicago leaders Are complaining that mayor o Connor was the oly one invited from the twin City besides the precinct committeemen. Henry w. Petersen City chairman said this is not True and that the meeting was held with the understanding that he was Only asked to invite the mayor. Other talk of a Quot freeze out Quot so that Small groups May gain Power and eliminate others is also heard. It is said that the county politicians Are to some extent to blame for this As they seem to be afraid of the situation As it is said to now exist in East Chicago namely dissension the mayor s forces and continued on Page six Concrete not Stone he says Quot there in t any Stone in the Gary City Hall Quot asserted h. A Fletcher president of the Fletcher Betz Stone company in an Effort to Correct a general impression that faults found in the building rested in the Stone. Quot the Gary City Hall and the county Superior court Are both made of imitation Stone material which is in reality common Concrete Quot said or. Fletcher Quot and the material Cost Gary and Lake county taxpayers considerably More on each building than Good Indiana Limestone would have Cost. Or. Fletcher was referring to a recent complaint made by Gary City councilmen that parts of the new City Hall were crumbling away. The material was said to be Stone. However or. Fletcher acting in behalf of Lake county Stone companies asserts that the crumbling in the City Hall is caused from improper curing of the Concrete of which it built. There is no Stone in the building or. Fletcher asserts. Action on franchise scheduled on tuesday aldermen go into executive session from wiil Cli reporters Are barred the general committee of the Hammond City Council which is considering the franchise of the Calumet railways adjourned last night after a lengthy session with two officials of the company without definitely deciding what report would be made to the Council As a whole at its regular meet ing next tuesday when the franchise is scheduled to be formally brought up for action. It was reported following the meeting that there would probably be two reports submitted a majority report of the Council committee and also a minority report although apparently no plans have been Laid by the two factions concerning the preparation of said documents. Likewise there is some question As to which of these reports will favor the franchise and which will Quot be against it. The committee consisting of 14 aldermen went into an executive session last night barring newspaper reporters from their meeting. Discuss terms generally representing the railways were d. O. Schry Der general manager of the lines and Fred c. Crumpacker the general counsel. It was reported that the committee did not particularized its discussion of the franchise but discussed its terms generally without reference to any certain provisions which might be deemed objectionable. Optimism prevailed among railway officials today Over the Prospect of a successful passage of the franchise As a result of last night s discussion. After More than two hours of conversation with or. Shrader and or. Crumpacker the committee of which Alderman Louis Otto is chairman excused the representatives of the railways and proceeded with a discussion among the members alone. The times ascertained from a committee member today that the nebulous state of affairs continues despite the events of last night when the councilmen failed to agree on specific action. Next tuesday night s meeting will be the third at which the Council was to consider the franchise. At the first mayor Schonert vigorously urged the Council to accept the franchise without any revisions cited the unemployment Relief it would bring and inferentially accused the Council of stalling on this. Matter for some reason or other. The mayor at this session engaged in a verbal clash with Otto Over the matter. Mayor Schonert has characterized the Calumet railways franchise As probably the most important measure to be considered by his administration. Hammond civic organizations have unanimously urged passage of the franchise of counties i session the annual convention of the Indiana county commissioners association opened today in Gary to continue through thursday. The commissioners were welcomed by mayor Roswell o. Johnson after registration this morning. The program includes inspection trips to the Illinois steel company and the Universal Atlas Portland Cement company. The East Chicago chamber of Commerce will be Host at a luncheon thursday. Speakers will include George Hershman Crown Point former member of the state Highway commission and William Holland Secretary of the Indiana Highway construction association. William Linton Lake county co Iii missioner is reset special to the times Highland oct. 15.�?opinion in Highland today was that the fire which destroyed the last of the old Libby Mcneill amp Libby buildings Here monday night was of incendiary origin. Officials cited a previous attempt to Burn the building. Hundreds of spectators came by Auto and foot to see the giant Blaze which was started shortly after 10 o clock. Oil storage in the building for Many years made the shoot even higher into the air and the sky was real lurid
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