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Hammond Whiting Evening Times (Newspaper) - September 5, 1930, Hammond, Indiana The a weather tonight followed by mostly fair saturday cooler saturday and in extreme Northwest portion Tong it. M he Whiting evening last night s circulation Whiting edition 2,084 combined circulation 22,223 vol. Ii no. 132. Whiting Indiana Friday september 5, 1930. 32 pages Price two cents republicans hold Harmony session at Gary last Mai Whiting nominees on county ticket Are said about placing judges ill nominees on new policy adopted by harassed anti Saloon league temperature for Region temperature today As registered by thermometer on first Trust and savings Bank building Hammond was is Ile Grees above Zero at 7 30 a m.�?s2 Deus Trees above Zero at noon. Weather fair at noon. Sunrise Oslo a. , 7 18 p. M. End Yum hear Lake county republicans held another Harmony session last night at the Gary hotel attended principally by nominees on the county ticket City chairmen mayors and organization leaders. Nothing of a tangible nature in the line of plans for the impending fall election transpired the order of the evening consisting of speeches emphasizing the necessity of a smoothly functioning organization. Republicans Are apparently awaiting the results of the adjourned meeting of tie democratic convention to be held next thursday and will get under Quot Vevay after that Date. No time was designated last night for another rally since candidates will devote to Quot of next week to personal appearances at the county fair at Crown Point. Both ing was said last night about placing nominees upon the county till vet for the two new judge ships probate and juvenile made possible by Gary s 100,000 population again leading to the belief that the republicans Are awaiting what action the Quot democrats will take on this question next thursday. Martin expects word incidentally Frank r. Martin the democratic county chairman said yesterday that he was expecting word within the next couple of Days from the state Corn Mittee on this judge question and intimated that the word would be to go ahead and put the names on the ticket. If so some interesting moves May be expected from the republicans prior to their county convention the Date for which has not been set but probably will be held in about three weeks. Speeches emphasizing Harmony and the prospects of Victory were made last night by w. A Mcaleer the 10th District chairman and Ernest Force the county chairman. Brief talks were made by Howard Oltz City chairman of Hammond William Weir City chairman of Gary Henry Petersen City chairman of Whiting mayor Charles o. Schonert of Hammond and mayor Thomas o Connor of East Chicago. All of the major candidates on the county ticket were present. Women to organize in Hammond Republican organization of the women of Hammond for the fall Campaign will be commenced this evening when the members of the Hammond women s Republican club meet at the Lincoln club rooms. The continued on Page Twenty nine Zweibon is yesterday Whiting its treasurer Edith Langenhan a enjoying a two week s vacation motoring with friends through the East. Community Center building and the Bowling alleys will open at 1 p. M. Each sunday hereafter it was announced today. John Quot Jack Quot Duffy and wife Are expected Home today from a several weeks honeymoon in Colorado and Yellowstone Park Joe Brock took three first places in the recent swimming Marathon at Bloomington 111. Nick Gordon helped in the relay. Miss Frances Chrustowski Whiting Young lady has entered business. In the ads of today s times Slie announces the opening of the fashion hosiery shop tomorrow at 603 119th Street. Quot Whiting boy Quot scout troop i of. S will resume activities Agrain at a Reo a animation meeting in the methodist Church Parlours next monday evening at 7 o clock. A lot of cheering is expected to hit the skies at Comiskey Park this afternoon the i a about 100 Whiting boys Are guests of c. A. Comiskey and his White sox who play Cleveland. Whiting s Horseshoe team a will meet East Chicago in a return match at the Community Center Clay courts at 6 o clock this evening. In a previous meet East Chicago came out on ton. Harry Weithers 112 cloth Street has been appointed Whiting dog Catcher by the Whiting Board of safety so owners of dogs not having licenses better get one before Doggie is caught. Or. And mrs. Lawrence f. Orr and daughter Harriet of Indianapolis Are spending a few Days in Whiting As the guests of my. And mrs. Hugh Studabaker of Lake Avenue. Or. Orr is chief examiner of the state Board of accounts. East Chicago r Mother Odilo of st. Cath Erine s Hospital is at Donaldson. J. H. Walsh general superintendent of Inland steel company is vacationing in Wisconsin. A number of Industrial Heads Are getting ready for increased business this fall. Louis Tsaros of the East Chicago restaurant has returned from a trip to Boston mass. Tin plate production is be ing seeded up to answer demands a of the Canning Industry. Sol Shelban former manager of i he Union store 555 Hohman Street Hammond was acquitted yesterday in the East Chicago City court of the charge of embezzlement brought again Jet him last Veek by John Florence and Ray Powell. On August 9, Florence and Powell went to the Union store and ordered a suit apiece from Zweiban and paid a five Dollar Deposit. The suits needed alternations and when the two purchasers called later for them Zweiban informed them that their credit was no Good and that they would have to pay the balance due on the suits or they could t have them. Florence and Powell walked and then demanded their a five dollars Back. When this was i refused they appealed to Lester Ottenheimer East Chicago attorney i who had a warrant sworn out for j Zweiban s arrest. L at the trial yesterday the Evi Dence disclosed that Florence and Powell had told Zweiban to go ahead and alter the suits without waiting for a report on their credit and that if he was t satisfied with the report he could keep the five dollars Deposit for the store s expense in having the suits altered. The evidence also brought out that Florence and Powell had Given the Union store false addresses of residence and work and that they had a a record of making deposits on merchandise in other credit houses and then skipping out with the merchandise after having established a false credit. Zweiban was defended by the Law firm of Twinan Meade amp Friedman East Chicago. Hot i latches Are being played in the East Chicago City Golf tournament. Twin City Lions will hold their first meeting of the fall on monday Neon. Some expert motorcycle Riding May be seen on Pennsylvania ave. Council sran Pat Mcshane is frying to invent an Aqua plane Golf Ball to Roll across water hazards. Roosevelt High school dedicates its new football Field with an alumnus game tomorrow afternoon. Contractors Are getting their machinery on the Job at the Lake front to Start East Chicago s new water intake. Sol Zweiban formerly manager of the Union store at Hammond was acquitted of embezzlement yesterday. East Chicago City officials Quot go to Bat Quot tomorrow in the sanitary District mandate at the Lake circuit court. Wayne a. Mcdanlel Deputy prosecutor is the Quot Poppa Quot of an eight Pound daughter born today at st. Catherine s Hospital. East Chicago elks will participate in the picnic to be Given sunday by Whiting Brothers at Gruner s Grove Hammond. Miss Mary Pilot daughter of the confectioner opened a Beauty shop this week in the first National Bank building. Fans Are hoping for Cool weather at the opening of the foot Lall season at Washington High a saturday afternoon in Michigan s Senate Battle chief interest in Michigan s Republican primaries. Sept. 9, to focused on the race for the senatorial nomination. Senator James Couzens left Detroit Multi millionaire is opposed by former governor Chase s. Osborne right of Sault Ste. Marie. Fair ground activity As Day approaches Crown Point ind., sept. 5, a activity at the Lake county Fairgrounds Steps up a notch each Day As preliminary world is rustled for the opening of the county fair next monday morning. President John Claussen and Secretary Fred Ruf heading the general staff Are on the Job along with Many Heads of departments. Other superintendents Are out making last minute scouting trips for More exhibits. Already much material is on hand and tomorrow a steady Stream of trucks will be pouring into the grounds bringing the varied attractions which comprise Northern Indiana s greatest agricultural exhibition. L. E. Bailey superintendent of the horse races has been at All of the county fairs and returned today from Indianapolis where he rounded lip the Best stepping horses for the Speed events. A number of trainers have had their mounts at the Traci for several Days getting them accustomed to the layout. W. O. Knisley Veteran Kokomo horseman will Start the races this year. At the present time space in the Art Hall agricultural building and the automobile building has been allotted to exhibitors insuring a record breaking display while superintendents of the horse cattle sheep Swine poultry and dog department Are assured one of the Best and most Complete showing of exhibits of Teir respective kind Ever entered at a Lake county fair. Trio Sands of dollars to be Given As prizes and one of the Best Premium lists Ever offered will attract exhibitors from every Section of the country and As usual the Lake county fair will be the Mecca for every Stockman sheep and hog breeder and poultry Man within a radius of 500 Miles. Every Day will be a feature Day with tuesday designated As Lake county farm Bureau Day. East Chicago will Send its crowds and bands Down on wednesday and thursday is Given Over to the crowds that invade the fair from Gary each year. Friday is Hammond Day and fair officials Are anticipating that the Industrial Section in the North end of the county will be represented by the largest crowds Ever attending a like damage to american coast from Hurricane i u. S. Weather Bureau says it will not hit Flori Dan coast a will details of the Hur inane will he found on first Page of second Section. Washington sept. 5.�? . A the Hurricane which wrecked Santo Domingo was of greatly diminished intensity today and the United states weather Bureau reported that All danger to the american coast from this disturbance had been definitely ended. The disturbance no longer is of Hurricane intensity the Bureau stated and unless it gathers fresh Force no further damage such As was visited upon Santo Domingo need be feared. The morning report of the Bureau follows Quot the tropical disturbance apparently entered this morning Over or near the North Central coast of Cuba with greatly diminished intensity no Strong winds being reported. This disturbance Likely will continue moving West northwestward during the next 24 to 36 hours without damaging while the disturbance was entered Over part of Cuba it was said by weather Bureau officials that it apparently was not of sufficient intensity to cause any damage except possibly to Small boats caught offshore. Quot from the data gathered today Quot the forecast said Quot the american coast will not suffer from the disappear from Steamer new York sept. 5.�? . A or. Genara Payan on his Way Back to Columbia after serving Here As Consul general disappeared from the Panama mail Santa Rita according to a message received Here today. He was missed Early yesterday while the liner was steaming through a Calm sea according to word from the ship s commander. Or. Payan sailed for Home with his wife and three pomp at opening of Standard Al Hammond s new superhighway formally dedicated tomorrow much pomp and ceremony is expected to be incident with the official opening at 2 o clock tomorrow afternoon of Standard Avenue Hammond s new superhighway Between state line and summer Street. Mayors Charles o. Schonert Hammond and John a. Jaranowski Calumet City will head a delegation of City and county officials who will attend the event. Mathew Young president of the twelfth Ward civic association is general chairman of the Day. A Parade headed by the Hammond motor police squad boy scouts and and band will be followed by various officials committee members and Heads of Hammond civic clubs. It will proceed East on Standard Avenue to Calumet Avenue where the ribbons will be Cut. Layor Schonert will take charge of the Celebration at this Point and numerous officials will make dedicatory speeches. The committee headed by Young is composed of the following Irving h. Hill Frank l. Savery Frank k. Hosier de. C. Broadway a. E. Jarnecke Jno. J. Owens Paul Hermanstorfer Floyd Hamacher Peter Van Willigan j. Wesley Reed Louis Mott w. O. Lamborn i. Winer Frank Kelly l. B. Utterback mrs. Jennie Hutchins mrs. R. E. Brentlinger. Mrs. Allan j. Con ant mrs. We. J. Lash mrs. R. O. Rupert Arthur g. Borman h. J. Holtz Charles b. Carlson Ray f. Abbott c. C. Kitts Otto g. Viewig Jno. P. Jung David m. Halderman Fred Christenson Joo Stodola Jacob Lurie Jno. Mack Ovich Chas. W. take prominent part in Oral Oan Ipaige by George r. staff correspondent 1. N. Service Washington sept. 5.-will sail for Europe Chicago sept. 5.�?mr. And mrs. Samuel Insull jr., and or. And mrs. William a. Sauer of Chicago will sail on the Canadian Pacific Duchess of Atholl sept. 26, to Liverpool. Or. Cauer is vice president and general of the South Shore lines and prominent in other Insull gives new Dond in City court stockholders of first polish building and loan to avoid receivership injection of a militant Bone dry Candi Clacy into the hectic senatorial Campaign in Illinois Marks the beginning of a new political policy on the part of the much harassed anti Saloon league. As a general policy the league has hereto Foa e been Content to give its support to a nominal dry where Ever and whenever opposed by an avowed wet candidate. But changing conditions have brought about a revision of this policy and henceforth it was indicated today the league is going to demand the it the candidates who receive its support stand securely hitched to a Bone dry and no deviation Plank. To support mrs. O Neill in consequence although mrs. Ruth Hanna Mccormick has pronounced herself dry and her it Lemo cratic opponent j. Hamilton Lewis is avowedly a ringing wet the league is going to support mrs. Lottie Bolman g Nelll As an Independent candidate in november. The league s support for mrs. O Neill is by Way of punishment for r s. M c c o r m i c in for deviating slightly from the staunch dry platform on which she won the Republican nomination. This deviation consisted of her announcement some weeks ago that if Illinois votes wet in the forthcoming november referendum it has already twice voted wet in re Ferenda she will vote to submit the question of repeal to the people notwithstanding her own personal try convictions. Three ringed circus thus the absorbing Illinois senatorial fight already the most spectacular in the country becomes a three ringed circus in which Illinois voters can express themselves in november for 1 a Bone dry woman 2 a just ordinarily dry woman or 3 a wringing wet Man for the coveted senator ship. The effect of mrs. O Neill s candidacy on the Mccormick Lewis Battle cannot of course be yet fore continued on Potje sixteen number three blast Furnace at Inland steel company Avrich has been Down for six weeks for a new stack lining has just been Complete it i and is ready for immediate operation As soon As the Plant officials wish to blow it in. Number two Furnace was shut Down last week to it in a new top. This will take 10 Days and then All four blasts will be ready to go Back into operation. It is thought that number four will be then taken Down for a general relining. This Furnace has already produced 1,178,000 tons of Iron. It was constructed in july 1026. The Plant record of 1,537,000 tons on one Kliing is held by number two. This was set during the War period however when the furnaces were forced to the limit. Boston sept. 5. A . A undaunted by the destruction by fire of the fuselage and right ving of his monoplane Russell n. Board Man the american legion aviator avas making plans today to Start on his roundtrip transatlantic flight within two weeks. The �25,000 plane which had been damaged to the extent of ,000 on the eve of Boardman s Takeoff to Newfoundland was in route to the Newcastle del., factories of the Bellanca company for repairs and the airman wont to new Bedford in route to Delaware to request Speed on the repairs. City Ludge Virgil e. Whitaker this morning seeded up action in the Case of Paul b. Lipinski president of Ivor Thern Trust and savings Balv charged with embezzlement to connection with a shortage of 225,-000 in the Bank s funds As a result of which Lipinski produced his Bonds of $15,000, waived a preliminary hearing in the City court and accepted a bind Over to the criminal court on a plea of not guilty. Other developments in the Bank affairs include an agreement of the stockholders of the first polish building and loan association to accept a 20 per cent loss and avoid receivership proceedings and a tentative second agreement among the Bank stockholders to recommend the appointment of David t. Emery former vice president of the first Trust and savings Bank As receiver for the Bank when judge Reiter holds a bankruptcy hearing in this Case next week. Two Days ago judge Whitaker was informed by Deputy prosecutor Harold w. Hammond that the Bonds of $ir>,000 on which Lipinski was released last saturday were worthless since they were signed by a corporation. Judge Whitaker at that time issued a Bench warrant to Hail Lipinski into court to provide new sureties. Three attempts during the two Days on the part of w. J. Mcaleer continued on Page sixteen metes Stern Justice filling station robber is Given sentence of fifteen years special to the times Crown Point ind., sept. 5. Judge Martin Smith bore Down hard on transgressors yesterday afternoon when he handed out heavy penalties to half a dozen defendants brought before him in criminal court. Mrs. Emma Wilson who runs the Forest inn at Cedar Lake objective of two recent raids by sheriff Kyle was found guilty on four counts , Selling and manufacturing liquor and maintaining a nuisance. She was Given a sentence of 80 Davit in the woman s prison and fined $100 on each count. The fines and costs amount to More than $600. Walter Lambert who left his wife and baby at the Edge of Crown Point several Weels ago while he robbed a filling station attendant of ?66, entered a plea of guilty and was Given a prison sentence of 15 years. His wife Daisy who was wanted for passing bad checks in a number of cities in the Central part of the state was turned Over to the Marion county sheriff last week. Leroy Cunningham Tommy Alt More and Morris Piunti All of Gary were Given sentences of one to 10 years when they pc used guilty to the charge of rape. They were arrested june 11 after they had taken a 16-year-old Gary girl to Black Oak where they assaulted her. Robert Isaoore who held up the grocery store of John Jakowski of East Chicago several weeks ago taking $200, entered a plea of guilty and avas Given a to year killed in crash Cynthiana ind., sept. 5.�? u. Pm one Man was killed and two others injured late yesterday when a Stock truck crashed into a bread delivery truck at a Road intersection near Here. Jake Broedel 35, Albion 111., Driver of the Stock truck died almost instantly. C. Ii. Boechler Evans Ville Driver of the bread truck and r. J. Jacobs were badly injured. Asks writ to halt Kyle Midwest motor coach company of Indiana today filed proceedings seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent sheriff Joe Kyle from levying a writ of execution for a $5,000 judgment which was granted to Grace Shoemaker Elliott in Porter circuit court in 1928, following an Accident january 2, 1927, awhile the woman was a passenger on a bus. According to the petition the judgment was granted against the Midwest motor coach company of Illinois and not against the Indiana company. It is set Forth in the petition that the Midwest motor coach company of Indiana is a separate and distinct company from the Illinois concern. The big one that rid not get away from will Wood fit a Sailfish of such Noble proportions that the smithsonian institution will place it on exhibit was caught after several hours of heavy fighting by representative will r. Wood of Indiana who is shown with his deep sea spoil. The catch was made off failures sees better times ahead that times Are getting better was indicated yesterday by the fewer number of bankruptcy matters on the docket of referee in bankruptcy judge Burnett in court at Hammond. Quot i believe that this is a Good sign that business conditions Are better now than they have been in several months Quot Charles l. Surprise trustee and authority on bankruptcy declared following the meeting. Or Surprise said that judge Burnett who comes to Hammond to hold first creditors meeting every third thursday had fewer meetings yesterday than in previous months. One of the important cases heard yesterday was the examination of myer Nagdeman Hammond merchant against whom bankruptcy proceedings were recently filed and who later filed voluntary proceedings for himself but not for the corporation. Eight attorneys representing different creditors in the examination of or. Nagdeman with regards to the Transfer of his former business to the corporation sought to bring the corporation assets into the Nagdeman bankruptcy. Several clashes Between the attorneys featured the hearing. The Case was continued by judge Burnett until monday afternoon because some of the witnesses subpoenaed were not present. On trial Ray Hinton Mike Stemper and Sam Sutton the Trio of Safe crackers and bandits who were responsible for a series of robberies in Hammond Between May 1 and their arrest late in july went on trial this morning in the criminal court at Crown Point. Among the witnesses who appeared against Tho Trio during the morning were seven Hammond men including Oliver North a Holdup victim Ray Pierson detective Captain Charles Carlson detective sergeants Sandor Singer Clarence Tebodo Edward Warner and officer John Ratajzak. During the month that they operated in Hammond the bandits made several daring robberies the most sensational of which was their attempt to carry away the South Shore railway Safe Hinton alias Quinton Thompson of Brock ind., was arrested in Cincinnati Ohio on july 27. Stemper was picked up at his Home at 291 Sheffield ave., Hammond on july 26, and Sutton was arrested at his residence at 605 state st.,. Calumet City on july 28. Dies at evening meal Logansport ind., sept. U. Pm a heart attack suffered by James r. Grindle 37, Railroad Brake Man while eating his thursday evening meal caused his death. The widow and three Small children work unemployed assistance of the Public in securing work for Hammond unemployed was requested today by the employment Agency sponsored by the american legion Post no. 168 of the City. Not Only Industrial Heads but also property owners who have lawns to mow or Odd jobs they want done have been requested to inform the Agency. Since the establishment of the Agency several weeks ago it has supplied work Avit Hout charge to a number of legionnaires and others throughout the City. Burt Jones who is in charge of the Agency declared this morning that the service is being conducted for the entire Public and not Only sex soldiers. In addition to the employment service the legionnaires have tackled several charitable enterprises maintaining several men in the Hospital and supplying other needy ones with supplies. Quot most of the boys that come into the office Are not after Charity but really want work Quot Jones stated this morning. The new Agency is located in the City nurse s office in the Hammond Superior court building. The Telephone number is Hammond 5260. The new legion Post which is backing the Agency has received the permission of the county commissioners in conducting the service. Meeting promises Success eight major outlets to be studied by new Calumet Congress elimination of the state line Bugaboo that has resisted numerous attempts at wholesale improvements of the Calumet Region was believed to be solved today following the perfection last night in Whiting of a South Chicago Lake county organization which will fight for common objectives. Known As the Calumet Congress and consisting of a dozen Chambers of Commerce on both Side of the Illinois Indiana line the new organization will Campaign for Waterways development improved highways and sanitation. Jones to be president Lawrence Jones dynamic Secretary manager of the South Chicago chamber of Commerce will serve As president of the Congress Allyn j. Bradley of Whiting was chosen As Secretary. Jones and a nominating committee consisting of Richard g. Brush Secretary of the Hammond chamber of Commerce w. B. Anderson of Hegewisch Allyn j. Bradley and Walter Roy president of the South end chamber of Commerce will select three committees of seven or More me inters each to work on the three projects. Eight major routes work for the present and near future however will be concentrated on the highways improve ment. With the world s fair less than three years a Vay and half a dozen or More serious traffic problems existing in South East Chicago All of the members believed Effort should be focused on that Pic project. Roscoe e. Woods prominent Hammond realtor and chairman of to let Good roads committee of the Hammond chamber of Commerce use l a Large and Avell plotted map to Point out eight major routes into Chicago which should be studied by the Calumet Congress. The rqa4b committee will consider them immediately and make recommendations As to actual need and priority in Consi it iteration by the Congress As a Whoie. Ill. Woods eight routes were Ai follows Indianapolis Boulevard the dunes Highway coming into the metropolitan area from Tho it passes through Indiana Harbor Aud Whiting and enters upon indie Nap Olis Boulevard a wide adequate thoroughfare crosses the state line at 106th Street and terminates at Hwing Avenue. Problem number on is to extend Indianapolis Boul Vawl in its same general direction through one Block to connect with 100th Street. This will require the wrecking of a number of ramshackle buildings and the adequate improvement of 100th Street which has recently been improved with a new Bridge Over the Calumet River. The problem of carrying this traffic into some such arteries As Patea Avenue or Jeffrey Avenue could then be solved with comparative ease. Problem number two Lodth Street problem number two is that of providing an outlet for 119th Street the main East and West business Street of Whiting and Robertsdale. Condemnation proceedings have been started for the opening of 119th Street to the state line running along the state line to 112th Street would provide a new Entrance into Chicago by Way of Avenue a 100th Street Esca Bana Avenue Anthony Avenue 92nd Street and Jeffrey. Problem nu3iber three 130th Street on the Indiana Side of the state line 129th Street is to be paved from the dunes Highway to White Oak Avenue. This brings it within a mile of Calumet Avenue and within a mile and a Quarter of Sheffield Avenue. On the Illinois Side of the state line 130th Street has been paved through from Kensington to Avenue of a Pontoon Bridge having been built Over the Calumet River in the Vicinity of the Ford Plant. There remains to be connected up a Gap across Lake George of approximately a mile and three quarters to make this a Cross regional thoroughfare of major importance. Problem number four the Howard Avenue Brainard at nue Diagonal when East Chicago has completed its project for the replacement of Brick with Concrete on Chicago Avenue arid has worked out a Diagonal connection Between Chicago Avenue an Gostlin Street in Hammond the cooperation of authorities on the Illinois and Indiana sides of the line can be secured to relocate Howard Avenue on the North Side of the South Shore Railroad tracks on a wide right of Way through the Forest preserve. This will obviate two dangerous Crossings of the South Shore and will be the logical Extension for Brainard Avenue in Hegewisch. However in it will be necessary to condemn a. Conti tid on Fage two
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