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4-. '' S f 4 YOL. I. NO. HAMMOND, INDIANA WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 190(S one cent PER COPY. . . "i 1 . HI 1 i i '4 .1 4 . On his way to Indianapolis. Stops hero between Trains. ill! UNPREPARED Hanly Takes 9:50 Morion for Indian apolis Last Night After Arriv ing from Michigan City. Governor Frank Ilanly was in Hammond last even'ng between trains. The- event was unusual. Nature itself had taken the precau tion to give the town a thorough cleaning, pouring one cloud of rain after another onto the streets. The governor came from Michigan City where he had inspected the prison and came to Hammond short ly after 9 o'clock. His arrival was unexpected and the people he ad dressed at the station were strang ers to him. Somebody directed him to the Monon station, to catch the 9:00 for Indianapolis. A little incident at the Monon sta tion gave him an impression of the eternal vigilance of the police. Of ficer Joseph Martin, not knowing that the chief executive of Indiana was looking on, turned a hobo out of the station on short order. Gov ernor Hanly stepped up to the offi cer, patted him on the back saying: "That's the way to do business. Maybe you don't know who I am." "No, . I don't" na id the officer, at the same time reaching for his club. "If you allow me, Mr. Officer, I am Mr. Hanly of Indianapolis." "Governor Ilanly," gasped the officer. "The same," came the answer of the supervisor of lids. Chief IUmbach and a few officers were soon in the august presence and talked everything else but, lid. It was said this morning that the governor came to Hammond purpose ly in the dark, in order to see un noticed how the lid was sticking. He undoubtedly found it had not moved. The few minuets he bided between trains passed, the ! :."() Monon pulled in and putting a Lake County Times, that a news hoy gave him, in his pocket, the governor disappeared. "Uncle" Henry Uicknell,1 ex-police commissioner, was bothered by rest less dreams all night and could not explain the cause of them until he heard this morning of Hanly's pres ence m town last nignt. ins con science pricked him all day because jhe was not at. the depot to receive und see the governor off. "ELKS TO DENVER When the Elksreach Denver the Mountain City will be dressed in gala attire to receive them. The Denverites who generally do things well will out do themselves on this occasion, and make the Na tional convention of Elks a memo rable one. . , Quite a delegation of Hammond Elks will be in attendence. The weeks program will be as fol lows. Sunday, June 1 Reception and carriage ride about the city. for all Elks and their ladies; public opening exercises of the grand lodge at the Tabor Grand Opera house. Tuesday Entertainment at Elit- chs gardens; band contest at City park; automobile ride for ladies; receptions at St. Anthony's hospital, Elks rooms; opening session of grand lodge. Wednesday Massed band parade, Manhattan beach exercises, continua tion of band contest at city park. Thursday Grand parade; display of fireworks at city park S p. m. Friday Excursions over all rail roads for visitors. There will be other amusements arrangements for which have not yet been completed. TIMES DELIVERED EVERYWHERE 6c. PER WEEK BATTLING NELSON BECOMES A STAGE PEOP. Will Assist in Elevating the Stage of 1 South Chicago as Guest of Dramatic Club. Nelson and Shakespeare are to get together in a "fight to a finish" at South Chicago. The mill will be pulled off under the auspices of the j ! Calumet Dramatic Club and the scene of the contest is to be the Calumet theatre. The Daily Calumet has the follow ing to say about the affair: "Battling Nelson, the South Chi cago fighter with the world wide reputation, has accepted an invita tion of the Calumet Dramatic Club to lead the grand march at a recep tion to be given at the Calumet the atre hall on Friday night. The bat tier is on the program for a speech and will spar a few rounds for the benefit of his host of admirers in South Chicago. This will probably be the last opportunity local people may have of seeing the battler for some time as he expects to leave Sat urday night at the conclusion of his theatrical engagement in Chicago. A delegation of several hundred friends of the battler will come from Hege wisch to see the battler." ALL SAINTS GRADUATES Nice Class of Young People Given Certificates from Eight Grade Tonight the class which have just completed their course in the eighth grade at All Saints School will re ceive their certificates of graduation, which have been returned from Fort. Wayne with the signature of Bishop Alerding of this diocese. Rev. Father Barrett always takes great pride in presenting this class to the public and it will be an event of great moment them. The Graduates Certificates will be conferred on: Masters: C. Furcell J. Dub L. Dufraoe - T. T,n right Misses: C. Gearing T. Hill M. Rahen M. Stack II. Einsele J. O. Toole M. Kr.inckle II. Flynn C. Clark STEEL TRUST MAGNATES CONFER An Important Meeting Will Be Held At The Office of President E. J. Buffineton The building of Gary has now reached a stage where there are some exceedingly important questions of policy to be settled. Of course the general outline ofltl the plans have been made but the details are what is Worrying the of ficials of the steel trust just at this time. Those who will attend the con ference arc: President E. J. Buffiing ton of the Illinois Steel company in the Rookery building; President W. E. Corey: Vice presidents F. E. House and James Gaylay; W. C. Olcott, W. B. Dickson, Daniel Coolidge, W. R. Walker, W. B. Schiller, D. G. Kerr, J. A. Farrell, John Reis, W. J. Filbert, D. II. Clemson, J. II. Reid, A. C. Din key, W. P. Palmer, Thomas Lynch. C. W. Brav. J. A. liatheia ana Charles Cole. FUNERAL OF WHITING BRIDE WHO WAS SHOT HELD TODAY Large Number of Hungarian Friends Follow Dead Girl To Her Grave The funeral of Mrs. George Seil agyi whose violent death was at the hand of Andrew Kuck a neighbor as she was celebrating her wedding, was held in Whiting this morning. The funeral procession passe through Hammond this afternoon on the way to Greenwood cemetery where the interment took place. TRACY ROUCHERT. The remains of Tracy Ranehert aged 74 were shipped from Sheby gan Falls, Wis. to Oak Glen yester day where the burial took place. Undertaker Neidow was in charge. Subscribe for the Lake County Times. i nam niifinr" I h It i VUtisU LUrio.UlirtuL 1 1 1 1 1 2 i y i I i ULill llllLl Jim Cummin its Lead Posse Mazy Hike Through Sand and Water STEED Mil Knotts Leads Sleuths and Finish of Romantic Horse Trade is Unlike the Pictures. James P. Cummings of Chicago, claiming to be in the employ of Swift & Go. was put behind the bars of the local police station this morn ing on the charge of horse stealing. The horse and rig in question belong to Robert Mathies and are now again in his possession. Cummings is to be tried this after noon either cn the charge of horse stealing or obtaining property under false pretenses. The circumstances under which Mathies' horse came into the posses sion of Cummings are extraordinary. Fails to Return. Cummings met Mathies last Satur day and the two men agreed on a bargain in which Mathies was to turn the horse and carriage over to Cummings when Swift & Co. had honored a draft for 95 which the latter had made out on that firm, Cummings claiming that they would do so, as they owed him more than that amount. The papers were drawn up at the Citizens' Ger man National bans last Saturday forenoon and were expected to be back by yesterday. In the meantime the property was to remain in the lands of Mathies. On Saturday afternoon Cummings asked Mathies for the use of the horse promising to return it by S o'clock in the afternoon. Since then Mathies had seen nothing of the horse until he and the police found it in the bushes of Gary. Cum mings explains that his business was so pressing at Gary that he could not return to Hammond. Mathies grew suspicious and asked the local police to assist him, he hav ing heard that the horse was seen in the neighborhood of Tolleston, and there the police directed their steps early this morning. Captain Austgen and Officer Trei- nen were detailed shortly after mid- tght and their trampings through the bushes and sand of Gary on the trail of a supposed horse thief reads like a wild west story. Thomas Knotts as the pathfinder played an important part in the capture. On Right Trail. Traveling through Gary up Euclid avenue (later to be known as Fourth avenue) Captain Avistgen , Officer Treinen and Robert Mathies stopped in front of the residence of Thomas Knotts and aroused him out of his pleasant dreams. Tom hurried into his clothes and set out to find Cum niings. The party crossed the river at Gary's new bridge, went through the camps on the north side and struck off toward the lake. A search in that direction gave them the bug gy tracks and tracks of a horse that Mathies insisted were made by his horse. The wily Cummings had driven along the submerged shore of the lake for nearly a half mile, evi dently to throw pursuers off the track. The tracks when found trailed for miles until it again turned toward the canys in the north part of Gary They found it to lead into one of the large blast furnace excavations and 1 ready the pursuers thought they had their game. The driver had how ever made his horse scramble out of the hole in the other end. The searching party scattered, heading for a knoll when Tom yelled, "Here he is!" cummings naa not neara tne erv and the men quietly approached him as he was tying the animal in clump of bushes. Cummings Surrenders. Tom laid, his hand on Cummings M a shrit rhi. climbed into his" buggy after the party had advised him to take legal steps instead of laying his hands on to Cummings personally. The latter was put in jail this morning shortly after 7 o'clock and stoutly professed his innocence and claiming that he can explain it alt when given a chance. Some time ago he made two drafts on Swift & Co. to Ernest Holtz. the gardner, 2 8 6 Price Place. One was for $4 and the other for $7. Both drafts were protested. SALOONKEEPERS QUIT OPERA BOUFFE CRUSADE. Declare off Prosecution of Sunday Banana Peddlers and Shoe Shiners. "The court docket is now so crow ded that there is no use of proceed ing further against the storekeepers who kept open last Sunday, until after next week." This was Attorney Gavitt's ex planation of inactivity of the liquor dealers in prosecuting the cases they tarted. The merchants about town however, are of the opinion that the saloon keepers hava come to realize that their crusade against the deal ers in "harmless" commodities was lladvised and that further proceed ngs along that line would not help heir cause. The .prosecution as far as it went was merely a joke. Merchants who find it profitable to keep their places of business open on Sunday did not ake the matter seriously. A few small dealers who are not familiar with the laws were badly scared and some of them paid the penalty for their violation of the ancient statute. It is not likely that the dealers in soft goods will be molested in the fu ture. In securing an open town the iquor dealers have come to the con clusion that the work of tightening the lid on banana stands cannot pos sibly bring about the loosening of the lid on their own, jp laces of busi ness. " ; " . NEW WAREHOUSE HERE John Young a roof paint man is m tne city irorn Peru ind. visiting Frank Shine. Mr. Young wall move here in Au gust and build a warehouse which will be the Western branch of this business. The paint is called Young's elastic rubber paint and is used in this city by the Simplex Railway Appliance Co. and The Republic Iron & Steel Co. The main plant is at Liberty Ind. where the clay that is used in the process of manufacture is secured. BARBERS BUY INTERESTS L. W. Simpson is now the sole own er of the barber shop known under the name of Simpson &. Stewert, the deal being closed this morning. Stewert is in Hammond at present having returned from the West re cently and may return thither in the near future. Oscar Kogeler formerly with Harry Tuttle has bought half an interest m the shop established by Grant Jill son at 114 Plummer Avenue. DEATH OF DENNIS GRIFFIN. Funeral of Well Known Whiting Boy is Held in Whiting today. Several Hammond people includ ing members of the musicians union who will furnish music at the funeral went to Whiting this morning to at tend the funeral of Dennis Griffin who was popularly known in Ham mond as well as Whiting, his home town. Mr. Griffin's death was the result of a Tailway accident in California Word was received by his relatives on Fred street that he had been bad ly injured, but not until his mother Mrs. Thos. Griffin, had started West was the final news of his death re ceived. The remains arrived in Whiting yesterday and there will be a monster funeral today from the residence. Chas. Cleveland broke ground to day for a fine new residence at 5 Car rol Street. Capt. J. C. Downing of the Monon is expected to return this evenin having missed the train yesterday. shoulder. The latter gave but made no resistance. CObRl L n MIRACLE Whitiner Woman is Rolled Thirty Feet Under Car Fender MURED Mrs. John Rossino Struck by Car of Green Line Late Yesterday Af- ternoon and Collapses Special to The Lake County Times. Whiting, June 20. Mrs. John Ros- ino, 25 years old, was struck by a car of the Hammond, Whiting and East Chicago Electric railway in front of her home on Schrage avenue, Whiting, late yesterday afternoon nd was severely injured. That the woman was not killed is miraculous ccording to those who saw the acci ent. Mrs. Rossino, whose husband is employed in the car shops of the Standard Oil company, had been to a grocery opposite her home and was running across the street toward her home, where she had left her two-months-old baby asleep, when she was struck by the south bound car n charge of Motorman II. H. Hadley and Conductor O. J. Brewer. Thewoman's body was rolled un der the fender to a point thirty feet from where she was struck and Mo torman Hadley succeeded in stop ping the car just before the wheels could strike the prostrate form. Be fore any of the horrified spectators could reach Mrs. Rossino she had scrambled to'her- feet and made her way to the curb, Where she sat screaming and moaning. Friends assisted the victim to her home across the street where she col lapsed before Dr. Doolittle, who had been summoned by telephone, could reach the house. WHITING NEWS. Cards are out announcing the mar riage ot Kev. Ernest u. smitn, tor- merly a Whiting pastor, to Miss Mary Atkin at-the bride's home in Lyons, Kansjis, on June 21st. The couple will be at home after July 2 2d at 212 East Wabash avenue, Craw- fordsville, Indiana, where Mr. Smith has accepted a fine charge. Mr. Smith will be well remembered by his Methodist parishoners, with whom he was very popular during his residence in this city several years ago. A Whiting Chinese laundry is sheltering two little orphans from San Francisco, who are the nephews of Chas. Moy. Upon the recent death of their father, the uncle made the journey to San Francisco to bring them to Whiting. They are bright little people, and are attracting con siderable attention. Mr. and Mrs. A. Porter and her two children will leave Monday for a three months visit to Whltaker En gland their old home. This will be the first time in thir teen years that Mr. Porter has seen his parents. They leave New York Wednesday on the Oceanic. Whiting has a poultry Association as a new organization. The officers are J. D. Murphy, president and P. J. Lovery, secretary. The association will encourage the raising of fancy poultry pjid. in the near future it is proposed "to hold a first class poultry shovr. THE WEATHER Fair tonight and Thursday pre ceded by showers cooler tonight. Ex-Judge John F. Sawyer has been in Whiting trying cases all day. - The Hammonds will play the Ma roons of Chicago next Sunday on the local grounds. I Subscribe for the Lake County limes. Id SERIOUSLY GARNERED IN GARY Wire Throbs and Flashes from the "Future Great' of the Sand Dan's The Lake Shore has made arrange ments to install wires at its depot and had its new agent here today getting ready to locate. He remark ed that "they sent me on or. as an excuse, which ae win unuouJit-un !.! : i . . i , ) ) und within a short company's part at ment. , was on Uu,j least, a com pi i- Frank Chambers has been cn the sick list since Sunday evening, but is improving rapidly and today had so far recovered as to be able to go to Tolleston to move some of his furniture which had come from Ham mond. The grading of liroadway on the north end is now being done between the Lake Shore and the River. There is a large cut, nine feet, wide to be made there. The "orange-peeler" which has been standing there on the hill for a few days has now been re moved to the slip, or where the cut is being made for straightening the river. William Frohl came out from Ham mond with eight teams this morning and began work on a sub-contract under his brother John on the North and South streets, parallel with Broadway, just two thousand feet west of Broadway. F. K. Warne and family have now removed to Gary and express them selves as well pleased with the pros pects. Hank Prohl has resigned his job with Warne, the groceryman, and has taken a position with his brother John Prohl who has contracted for some of the grading, as foreman on some of the new work. There are at present over twenty five school children here and some of the parents are already beginning to be worried about the arrangements for School for Fall. They are afraid the township will not take care of for school for fall. They are afraid them in time and their fears are well grounded, for at the present rate there will be sevearl hundred chil dren here by the time school should begin. The children are not worry ing. L. L ber of Bomberger, the junior mem the law firm of Knotts & Bomberger, paid us a visit this morn ing and remarked to the postmaster as he was leaving, that he wished he might live here. This wish is but the wish of every other hustling man that visits us. There is an air of "doing things" about Gary that is infectious Bert Huber, formerly of the Lake Coal company of East Chicago, has started a general notion store and news stand nere. Mrs. liurjcr ex presses herself as pleased, but could not say as much for the opinion of Mr. and Mrs. Rieland, who visited her today. They are the proprietors of the Rieland Hotel of East Chicago and called on their daughter today. The little daughter of Mrs. Huber accompanied her grandmother upon the return of the Rielands to East Chicago, to await better conditions. Two graduates from the law school of Valparaiso and one Harvard man, recently from. Armour Institute of Chicago, are cutting wood and have their camp on Euclid Avenue, three doors from the postmaster. Mr. Mcllwain, the Harvard man, insists that he is for the simple life hence forth. He startled the natives by appearing in his bathing suit the other morning, as he went to take his daily plunge in the lake. Vise-President Thorpe of the In diana Steel Company, and Gleason the local superintendent, were here this morning looking over the ground, particularly the excavations for the blast-furnaces, which are now well under way. The harness-shop is an open shop; at least the proprietor complains of too much work. The barber shop is all ready with the exception of the chairs and mir rors. It has some soaps and a razor. The bake-oven Is nearly complete. The boys expect to be able to bake one hundred and fifty loaves at a time W'PflV J r i if rt-.t . . , , me ueiense witiiciraws mo tion For a New Trial LET WELLEHOUGH ALONE Tom McCoy Acccompanied by His Wife Visits Home Town for Last : Time Before Incarceration. ' Special to The Lake County Times;1 Lafayette, Ind., June 20 -The last step in the McCoy banlc case was taken before Judge Farber. of Frankfort, in the White county circuit court at Montieello vesterdav afternoon. When the court con vened after dinner, the attorneys for Thomas J. McCoy, who was con victed of embezzlement last week, withdrew their motion for a new trial and withdrew their objections to the verdict. A formal motion for a new trial was presented last Satur day after the jury returned its ver dict, but no written reasons had been filed. As soon as the motion for a new trial was withdrawn, Judge "Farber passed sentence on the defendant, giving him an indeterminate sent ence of from one to three years. After Judge Farber passed sent ence, Thomas J. McCoy was placed in the custody of George Stevens,' sheriff of White county. Mr. McCoy and Sheriff Stevens were accompanied by Mrs. McCoy and George P. llnyw.lTKt. John F. McIIugh was able ttTcattV u.u .amci, iidui ami i;ua,ciieu floice at 3:30 o'clock yesterday' afternoon. When Mr. McCoy stepped from the train he was rmt by 'several friends who shook hands with him. He has changed considerably within the last year, but did not lose his composure when he accepted the greetings o his friends. When Mrs. McCoy left the train she walked to a carriage and was driven to the home of her mother oa South Ninth street.' ' Mr. McCoy walked down the street with a friend and was followed by Sheriff Stevens and Mr. Haywood. He re mained with his family last night, under the surveillance of Sheriff Stevens, who is 'responsible for his safe keeping, and will be taken to Michigan City today. It is under stood that there will be no further effort on the part of the authorities of Jasper county to prosecute him and that the sentence passed upon him yesterday is the end of the mat ter. Mrs. Chambers is now living here, expecting to stay for the summer at least. Another consignment of dump- cars and dummy engines arrived for the the camp north of the river yes terday. They are to be usen in mak ing the large fill along the river. Ten new teams aho came- in from Chicago to take up work in the ex- when running and expect to bake to-night for the first time, cavations for the furnaces. Frank Wilder was in Hammond on business yesterday. He reports that the grading of Broadway will soon be completed to the Wabash Rail-. road. - All of the contractors complain of their inability to secure teams. They are paying 4. 0.a day, but can hardly secure them at that price. The morning train left over thirty people here and a like number left here this evening. The local authorities escorted ona one of the laborers out of town this evening. He had imbibed a little more of Talleston's select, than he could handle with ease. Two more teams came ia this even ing from Kouts to work on the gra ding with Wilder. 1 i f ! -s . f H "MP"