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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - October 22, 1928, Hammond, Indiana H Indiana weather. Rate Aua colder Toi she. Tuesday Duerally fair and colder in extreme Southeast Imit Iii and slightly warmer in extreme Northwest portion. The Whiting m vol. I., no. 172. Saturday s circulation we. Ing edition. 1,835 combined circular 19,9m Whiting Indiana monday october 22, 1928. Price two cents m killed 3stretch crash prominent physician is discovered dead in his Laboratory Dies As he re in decedent one Best known physicians in Calumet Region a Hollig. . 22.while voting a letter to his son last night in his office suite at 504 new York Avenue. Or. E. L. Dewey health commissioner Whiting and one the most prominent physicians in Lake county was overcome by a cerebral Haemorrhage and died a moment later. His body was found this morn nig lying face downward the floor in a Pool coagulated blood by Alfred Johnson janitor the building. Johnson was called to the office by . Dewey s Secretary. Miss Mary Walsko who had come to work this morning and had found the door to the Laboratory locked. Enters through window the janitor scaled the ledge the building Between the windows the consultation room and the Laboratory and in that manner was Able to gain Access to the room where . Dewey was lying. Deputy Coroner . A. Mccarthy Whiting was summoned. He declared later following his investigation that cerebral Haemorrhage was the cause death. He said that a marked rigidity the Muscles in . Dewey s face and neck and a discoloration the upper part the body together with a discharge blood from the physician s Mouth and nose denoted positive indications a cerebral Haemorrhage. According to a reconstruction the events that led to . Dewey s death As formed by . Mccarthy . Dewey was writing to his son Albert a Sophomore in the University Chattanooga in Tennessee when the attack seized him. Apparently . Dewey arose and pushed the chair away from him and then fell to the floor dead. The room bore no signs disorder and death seemingly was instantaneous after the first attack. Or. Mccarthy explained. Inq jest wednesday the body was removed to the undertaking Parlours Schlater Brothers Here. An inquest will be held by . Mccarthy wednesday morning. Surviving Are the widow and the son. The family residence is located at 4ijjheridai> Avenue. Whiting. Or. Upwey was 58 years old. Or. Dewey had been a physician in Whiting for 32 years. He Vas a member the american legion Post this Cit and the masonic Blue Lodge there. Known throughout Lake county and the state As one the leading practitio4ers this District he was a Inemo the Indiana medical society and the american medical a Dob it i Ilion in addition to being the health commissioner Whiting. His sudden death was a distinct Shock to Whiting who knew him and respected him so highly for his medical accomplishments. Members the medical profession throughout the county were also saddened by his loss. During his Long years service continued Page fifteen a knights hold county met Lowell ind., act 22.knights pythias i Hammond Whiting Bast Chicago and Indiana Harbor joined Lowell knights saturday evening in Fhi first county meeting to be held Sii a Harry Leroy Ham Nond Wasi appointed county Deputy. U. S. Commissioner s. C. Dwyer it and Atto Ney John m. Stinson Rammond. And Fred g. White Dis Rich de pity were among the speak is. Thi Hammond third rank Gree team conferred the rank night upon d. Brown Ham and. Lunch was served following 0 meeting. Congressman will k. Wood will the principal speaker at two big Lish political meetings to be held his evening in Hammond. A polish publican rally will be held at Trinity Hall Boivard and Ames Avenue Quot in the Maywood District and another is scheduled for Polonia Hall Cameron and Gostlin streets the North bide. To Nim Ting will Start at 7 30 Eleele and speakers will be alternate a. A number polish speaker nation�.1, state and local reputation win All out the programs. Herbert Hoover faces guns in his rival s stronghold temperature for Region her dry assailants face jury today temperature today a Rei estered by Terni Nieter first Trinast and Savinets Bank uni loin Hammond ram 54 Degreek fahrenheit at 7s30 a. Nt.61 Deg Reem fahrenheit at noon. Weather Rainy at noon. Refugio Tuga was found dead from heart failure yesterday afternoon. Quin Ryan is to talk be fore the a1 Smith for president club at the Lyric theatre wednesday evening. East Chicago elks will observe armistice Day sunday november 11, at their Temple. Tonight there is to be a meeting the East Chicago common Council in the City Hall Chambers. This week 141st St. Will be officially opened with a Celebration to Mark the closer Union the two sections the City. Police arb looking for the Driver a Vampire Dodge truck involved in an Accident Here sunday morning. Washington High Grinders Are spending All their efforts now for the Hammond and Roosevelt games. Twin City stores Are be ginning to receive shipments Christmas goods with 51 shopping Days left. A police in East Chicago proper were not bothered with crime to any great extent Over the past week end. Twin City kiddies arb interested in the big halloween Observance to be staged at three Parks. Local football scores Roosevelt 28, Lowell 0 Horace Mann 14, Washington 6 nehi 0, Hegewisch 7 and thorns 0, i. H. Boosters 0. Republicanism is to be strengthened in East Chicago when four More big meetings will be held in the City. It is the Start the final drive. Or. Hugo Eckener and his party leave Chicago for Lakehurst n. J., tonight and expect to Fly Over the Calumet Region Friday leaving Lakehurst thursday. Tomorrow evening the East Chicago kiwanis club will be Host to Gary and Hammond at an inter City meeting to be held at Vogel s fish House Lake George Road. Whiting democratic ladies scheduled to meet tomorrow at the local Headquarters. Are night local scoutmaster will meet tomorrow night at 7 clock at the Community Center. Police activities Over tiie week end were rather quiet. Nothing was reported. A democratic rally will be held at the St. Adalbert Vidito rim tonight. English and polish speakers will address the Gat. Wig. Team managers the twi Light playground Ball league met at the Community Center recently and discussed plans for the 1929 season. The Bowling alleys at the Community Center Are popular. Several leagues use the alleys each week. Scout troops. One and six. Spent the week end in Camp at tre Mont. Scoutmaster Pieters and Sturry were in charge. All report a Fine time. The local unit the re publican serve cd league will meet tonight at the Illiana hotel. Plans for boosting Herbert Hoover for president will be discussed. Quot pipes Quot under the auspices the ladies the Plymouth congregational Church will to presented by the cloister mummers at the Community Center tonight. Women now have two afternoons each week instead one in which to learn the Art swimming in the Community Center Pool. The classes now meet wednesdays and fridays from 2 30 p. M. To 3 30 p. M. Several halloween ties Are already planned in Whiting. The girl scouts troop five Are holding one this evening and it s a private affair Only members troop five being allowed to attend. The methodist mothers club will be the guests wednesday night the congregational Mother s club. Mrs. Fetherston the Elizabeth Mccormick memorial will speak Quot giving childhood a Square . Miss Betty Heywood who will be the principal witness at Elyria o., trial the dry agents who shot and wounded her. Present plans for the amp trip the German dirigible Graf Zeppelin Over the a Middle West indicate that residents the Calumet Region will not be permitted to see the giant air liner unless they go to Chicago. Since both trips the los Angeles u. S. Navy dirigible to Chicago have been routed around the Northwestern Corner Indiana residents had hoped that the visiting germans would show More interest in the Calumet Industrial Center. However the itinerary Given out today at Lakehurst n. A indicates that the Airship will Start at Daybreak wednesday morning proceeding Westward via Pittsburgh Colum Indianapolis to to Scott Field bus Cincinnati and St. Louis and then 111. There it will either be moored to a Mast housed in the army hangar. At Dawn thursday it will resume its flight Over Chicago and then swing northward to Milwaukee. The eastward trip will carry it across the Lake and thence via Detroit Cleveland Akron Buffalo Niagara Falls Syracuse Albany and new York City to Lakehurst again. The Only Hope the Calumet Region glimpsing the air liner is the possibility that it will swing out South the Lake in one its circling trips Over and wife Tell same Story William Long coloured 40 Plummer ave., was playing with a knife Early this morning. He fell the floor and received a bad Cut his left leg. At least that is what William told Hammond police when he was found wounded. Wiliam s wife who was present at the time was also playing with the knife when William fell according to the husband. Officers Sommer and Eckstein took Long to St. Margaret s Hospital to have the Cut dressed but William stuck to his fall fund drive monday Whiting oct. 22.the Hil ing Community Chest drive for this year will be launched next monday october 29, according to an announcement made this morning. The drive will continue for one week. This method collecting for the different local charitable institutions has been successful for the past few years and the Community Chest Board feels that the citizens Whiting will respond this year As in the past. This drive has become an annual institution in Whiting. Any local Charity May become affiliated with the Community Chest drive by applying to the Board and complying with the requirements As set Forth by the Board. At the and the drive the City feels that it has done its share toward charitable institutions. Everyone connected with the drive expects the Whiting quota to go Over big this school contest Bloomington ind., oct. 22 up a Quot american responsibility for world peace Quot will be the topic for the annual discussion league contest for Indiana High schools mrs. Adela Bittner the Indiana University Extension division announced. The contest is held under auspices the division. Entries will close february 24.democratic my stings More broadsides at the present Republican administration in Lake county will be fired by local democrats in a series meetings this week in Hammond East Chicago Whiting Gary Indiana Harbor Crown Point Lowell East Gary Hobart and Shelby. Frank r. Martin democratic county chairman who announced the meetings this morning declared that the majority them will be devoted to the presentation material designed to show alleged excessive expenditures in the county. Attacks will also be made he said the present salary and fee system for county officials. The meetings Are As follows monday october 22�?East Chicago Lyric theater. Judge Joseph Sullivan Whiting. Monday october 22�?East Chicago Columbia Hall. We. Murray Indiana Harbor. Monday october 22�?Whiting, St. Albert Hall. John Underwood Gary. Tuesday october 23�?Gary-Smith club. Joseph Isenberger Wabash tuesday october 23�?Whiting, continued Page fifteen Gary woman after decree june 5, 1907, in the City Rockford Iii., mrs. Lila Hyland and James Hyland were married. Thereafter followed years happiness and Bliss. The couple stayed a Short time in Rockford and then moved to Pittsburgh pa., where they stayed a year and a half. They then moved to Gary where their happiness continued until just a year ago. During the last year mrs Hyland states in a petition for a divorce in Hammond Superior court today her husband has been Quot uncommunicative Quot towards her refusing to discuss their Mutual subjects interest. He has turned cold and is a affectionate and will not allow her to go out with her Gary friends. The husband is employed by the Illinois steel company. One child was born to them which the Mother asks custody . Newyork g. 0. P. Nominee Hopes for Victory in whole Industrial East William k. Faff correspondent i. N. Service new York oct. 22. Men ached in the Quot enemy Strong id Quot Herbert Hoover today was the midst a militant personal Ive to capture new York state s j electoral votes. The Republican nominee opened c last fortnight his Campaign r the presidency by leaving his i portable Headquarters in Wash ton to invade new York City ready conceded to his democratic Ival governor Alfred e. Smith Lover however used the metro Lis As a background for his real object Ives the a Ture the state and a Victory throughout the whole Industrial East. Candidate is optimistic. Hoover entered the metropolitan area in Good spirits and optimistic Over the potential results the approaching election. He told confidants that he was satisfied with the Progress the Campaign everywhere and that was tantamount to predicting a sweeping Victory for the Republican party. He was particularly cheerful Over reports reaching him shifting tid a in Massachusetts and Rhode Inland which indicate Republican victories in both states. His managers already look upon new Jersey As Republican territory and Hoover s visit Here was planned to help insure a Victory in the Empire state. Hoover faced one the busiest Days Hsi Campaign Here with a program crowded from morning to night with conferences. His visit will be climaxed by delivery a prepared address acc Madison Square Garden tonight. Hoover took great pains in preparing his speech but at the last moment eliminated several important sections because its great length. In its final form it will take about an hour to deliver and will revolve chiefly around the subject the relationship Between government and business. Carries Battle to rival. By discussing this subject in Smith territory Hoover s managers Campaign politics makes unfriendly neighbors Driver forced Pawn by Aoto As Ili fated car swings Back Road it smashes into an outlier Quot when republicans Hutchinson kas., installed Campaign Quot Headquarters next to those the democrats the latter replied in a most in neighbourly manner. A purported Quot Republican record Quot was printed citing party misdeeds and displayed with the advice to the populace to Quot inquire next door the two Fiad quarters ajar shown above continued Page seven in garage believed to have been worried Over Lack Money to Complete his new Home Ladislaus shiver 59, 1259 Madison Sti get Hammond last night hanged himself in his garage and was found by his wife this morning dangling from an electric Light Cord. The aged Man s body was found at 6 30 clock this morning by mrs. Mary shiver his wife after she had prepared his breakfast and put up his lunch. She immediately called neighbors Harvey Clement 1257 Madison Street and e. S. Rose 1253 Madison who then notified police and the Coroner. Sergt. William Lute and officers Mroz and Nichols the local police who responded to the Call and Cut the body Down advanced the belief that shiver had been dead for several hours and that he had Hung himself about Midnight last night. Mrs. Shiver told police that her husband was in the habit getting up Early each morning and working their new House being built at the front the lot. Financial troubles occurring recently made the husband despondent although he was said to have been in the Best spirits yesterday shiver s disappearance from the Little four room cottage at the late hour last night was not known by his wife for the Man slept in a rear bedroom near the Back door while mrs shiver occupied a front bedroom. After mrs. Shiver had prepared the t breakfast and lunch this morning she called her husband and receiving no response looked about the new foundation for him unsuccessful she looked in the garage where she Learned the tragedy. Shiver was employed at the Standard steel car company As a steel Cabinet maker and according to the police had a sufficient income to tide him Over the period Money trouble. The body was removed to Neidow s mortuary after the police investigation. Funeral arrangements will be made today according to the undertaker. The first a series mandamus proceedings seeking to mandate the Board Lake county election and county commissioners to observe statutory regulations for the marking and assignment voting machines was filed this morning by democrats in the East Chicago Superior court. Attorney William j. Murray Indiana Harbor democratic candidate for prosecuting attorney in his. Affidavit filed today requests judge Maurice b. A rites to order fhe Hoard elect Iii to Plse the names All democratic presidential electors the voting machines instead grouping them under one Label designated As presidential electors As is now proposed to be done. Hearing Tomori a a hearing into the Issue will be held tomorrow morning by judge crites. Later in the week according to . Murray the county democratic organization plans to file another mandamus proceeding against the county commissioners seeking to mandate the commissioners to observe the 1926 assignment Vot. Ing machines in East Chicago. The court in which this action continued Paige fifteen transfusion fails to save Man life Well known Crown Point Man Dies in mercy Hospital in Gary special to the times Crown Point ind., oct 22.�? the death Antone Dubois at mercy Hospital in Gary Early saturday morning was a distinct Shock to his Many friends in Thi City who were unaware his serious condition. Or. Dubois was operated several weeks ago and when his condition did not improve a second operation was performed. He seemed to be improving but Early last week he suffered several speeds. Blood transfusion were resorted to but he failed to rally death coming about 1 30 saturday morning. Or. Dubois was 68 years age and moved to Crown Point about 8 years ago when he retired from farming. He is survived by his wife three sons Albert Carl and Edward los Angeles call., and one daughter mrs. George Fate this City. The funeral arrangements have not been completed pending the arrival . And mrs. Edward Dubois from 14 g. Of mets Lake county organization will continue Campaign until eve election Hoover Isof Victory tells newspaper men today that outcome Battle is Safe for g. 0. P. By Lawrence Sullivan staff correspondent i. N. Service new York oct. 22 . A a Republican Victory in november is assured beyond any doubt Herbert Hoover declared today in a Rosiea a semis Flop As actor new York oct. 22,�? . A Jack Dempsey s great personal popularity failed to Register at the Box offices when it came to putting Over Quot the big fight Quot a play which co starred the former heavyweight Champion and his wife Estelle Taylor. Producers the play will discontinue its run at the end this week in Hartford Conn. Critics said the play that Demp sey was not a finished actor and that he was not materially aided by their get $1000 Cash Valparaiso. Ind., oct. 22�? l . A thieves entered the magic fruit store in the Premier theater building a re Early today and carried away a 350-Pound Safe containing $1,000 in Cash and other valuables. Police had no Clews. Expecting to sweep Lake county and Roll up another big g. O. P. Majority county chairman Walter Schrage and staff assistants have 11 More Days hard work ahead them before the eve the presidential election november 6. A total fourteen big meetings have been arranged for this week according to a schedule announced by Francis Mcnamara Secretary the Lake county Republican Central committee meetings today Are in Gary and Hammond. The Peak the g. O. P. Campaign will be reached late in the week but according to. The plan the county organization there will he no setup until the Day election. It will be brought to a close the night monday november 5th, with a monster coloured rally to be held at the Gary armory 11th Avenue and Madison. Roscoe Simmons noted coloured Ator will be the principal speaker. With the Headquarters in the Gary Republican club 124 w. 5th Avenue humming with activity last minute arrangements for the Battle ballots will be completed by the county continued Page stands ready Muncie ind., oct. 22.�? . A although he expects Quot no decision unti.1 after election Quot e. S. Shumaker is ready to take his Indianna supreme court contempt Case Quot into Federal court Quot if the state body decides Quot against Quot him again Shumaker said in an interview Here. Quot the Indiana supreme court certainly will not decide my Case unti.1 after election Quot Shumaker was quoted As saying Quot for one the a wet judges is up for re election. I have no idea what the decision will be when it does Shumaker was sentenced to serve 60 Days and fined $250 for alleged contempt the Indiana supreme court. Last week he went to the state farm to begin serving the sentence but found awaiting him a Pardon from gov. De Jackson. However As soon As attorney general Gillom Learned the Pardon he immediately filed a motion with the supreme court asking that the Pardon be set aside and that Shumaker be made to serve the sentence. Gilliam questioned Jackson s authority to Issue the Pardon. It is this Case which the court now must decide. Ence with newspapermen which featured the opening his personal Effort to win Ney York state. The Republican nominee declared Over Confidence was the Only danger to the chances Republican Success. He said. That reports reaching him from All sections the country indicated Republican workers were Active zealous and confident Letory. Quot i think there never has been greater Unity in the Republican party in the last Quarter Century than there is now Quot said Dover. Quot we have an Able organization and there is More Zeal throughout the country for the Republican cause than we have had in a number years. Quot there is not the slightest doubt about the outcome the election if republicans keep up their Good work until november 4. The Only danger lies in overconfidence. Asked for the causes Republican enthusiasm. Hoover cited stability Prosperity and Confidence in the Republican party As the issues enlisting support for his party. Ii Jis chosen Secretary Franklin oct. ,22.�? . A Mathew Welch Quot Vincennes was elected president the Indiana High school press association Here at the concluding session the organization s seventh annual convention. Other officers included Mildred Rogers Lebanon vice i sudent and Betty Osier Hammond Hurt in bus crash Detroit oct. 22.�? . A mrs. Ida tuck 50, Hammond ind., is in a Hospital Here plan full injured Fol Wing a crash Between a bus and a train at Somerset Center. Mrs. Tuck who resides at 1380 California Aventine in the Hessville District Hammond had started saturday morning for Flint mich., receiving word that her husband Moses h. Tuck had been taken 111. Or. Tuck has been Woi King in Flint recently. She left Hammond one the Detroit buses around 9 clock. Friends the family Learned the Accident several hours later but no details have been received As to the seriousness mrs. Tuck s get $400 Indianapolis ind., oct. 22�? u. Pm police today searched for the bandits who blew open a Safe in the Willis fish company Here and escaped with $400. Three thousand dollars was untouched. The Force the explosion which wrecked the Safe broke a water pipe and the store s basement was flooded. Dyer ind. Oct. 22.a Chi Cago girl was killed her Mother and grandmother were seriously injured and three occupants another machine were also painfully Hurt in an automobile Accident just East the Ideal stretch the Lincoln Highway Here saturday afternoon. The dead girl is miss Viola Nelson age 56, Quot 4401 North Racine Avenue Chicago. Quot. The injured Are \ mrs. Della Nelson Mother Viola and Driver the Mav Chine. Cuts and bruises. Mrs. Alice Burr grand Mother the dead girl Proba Able Skull fracture. Carrol h. Kaner jr., 104 Kathryne Avenue Muskegon mich., Cut about his face and hands . And mrs. Carrol quoth. Kaner sr., parents the foregoing boy badly bruised and Cut. The Accident occurred about 2 30 clock saturday afternoon the narrow portion Lincoln Highway just East the Ideal Section. Car off ement. According to the statements the injured people mrs. Delia Nelson driving an expensive limousine was forced off the pavement by an approaching machine and drove in the soft berm for about 100 feet. Just As she swung the car Back the pavement the rear Enid swayed Over toward the other Side a the Road and crashed into the Sedan the Kaner family were returning to Muskegon. Who after a Utomi bbb be had been Ertz shed in by the heavy Nelson car. State motorcycle policemen Peter Redar and de Donaghey and a machine Load unidentified salvation army workers were the Firat to reach the scene the Quot Accident a moment later. They dragged miss Viola Nelson out the wreckage first and after that she was dead they learning continued Page fifteen East Chicago Folk Hurt two Small children and John Kako Valna 4903 Forsyth Avenue. East Chicago were badly Cut and bruised late yesterday afternoon when a car driven by Kako Valna and a car driven by Philip Wysock 8753 Escanaba Avenue South Chicago came together at the intersection 150th Street and Columbia Avenue Hammond. Sebastan Bundalo 9, and his Quot Little sister Carmela age 4, both Robertsdale were the children injured. The boy was Cut the Chin and the top head and the girl slightly Cut the head As they were Huj de against the Windshield. Kako Valna was Cut the left Eye and right wrist and his right leg was by used. John Drew 1076 Stanton Avenue Robertsdale and his two children Riding with Kako Valna in the Back seat it it the car were not injured. The injured children and Driver were taken to St. Margaret s Hospital in the police ambulance by offi continued Page fifteen Purdue lose another prof. Lafayette ind., oct. 22.�? . So . Thomas f. Moran 62, head the history and economics department Purdue University and nationally prominent author and speaker was dead Here today after a Short illness. Or. Moran was chairman the big ten conference at the time his death. He was the author american presidents Quot and Quot the formation and development the the widow and Quot three children wreck Anderson ind., oct. 22 . A h. A. Nicholl general manager the Union traction company said today that a Complete probe would be made the wreck near Sharps Ville which killed two persons and injured four others. Nicholls said that apparently the cars had forgotten orders but that the company had not As yet Laid the blame for the crash.$350,000 fire Detroit oct. 22.�? . A fire today destroyed the Plant the Ajax Bolt and screw company causing damage estimated at 350006. The fire is Laid to a defect Lvi boiler. Ill
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