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THE LAKE COUNTY TIMES Thursday, August 2. 190(1. In Social Circles i $ 4 Communication pertaining to this department may be addreed to Mis Dai&y L. Emery, Society Editor The Lake County Time. Telephone 111. Miss Edith H amnion (I went to Chi-! them back to Chicago. Mrs. Gavin cago this morning to be the guest of is a sister of Mr. Fitzgerald and she Mrs. Jennie Grenier until after Sun-land. Mr. Gavin are spending a few day. I days here and with her sister in Chi- I c ago. They will return to Denver ! nuay. Although the main street of Ham-j was again the undoubted leader, mond is sprinkled every dusty day with Union Pacific a close second, by the trolley sprinkler the rest of . The buying of these stocks was on the streets tion. EAIIMOND REJOICES IN RAYMOND PECK'S SUCCESS. Misses Maynie Knoezer and Rose Eder went to Cedar Lake this morn ing to fpend the day with friends who are camping there. Bright Lad from thi3 Town Scores E-ritliant Success in Lyric Com position. "The Vanderbilt Cup," the new, clever and amusing automobile drama which has just come to the Colonial theater in Chicago, is al ready popular with Hammond people and a number of theater parties have attended from here. Hut, doubt Jens, few know that the bright and catchy lyrics were written by a for mer Hammond boy. Raymond P. Peck, the author, was born in Jack son, Mich, and when quite young moved here with his parents, but af ter a few years they moved back to Jackson. At the age of 18 Mr. Peck returned to Hammond where he held a position as compositor for the Hammond Tribune and at the same time was correspondent for two Chi cago papers, the Herald and Tribune. Later his love and talent for music drew him to Chicago where he ac cepted a position with the Lyon and Healy company. As he was very am bitious he advanced to better posi tions and, securing one where he was employed only half of each day he spent the remainder of his time writing comedies and composing songs. His first comedy was "Pell Mell,' 'and was staged at the LaSalle theater in Chicago in 1902. He next wrote the musical comedy, "The Pa raders," "Tom Tom" and "Rubes and Roses," which were first staged at the LaSalle theater and later in San Francisco. He is now associated with the "Vanderbilt Cup" and is in Chicago with the company. Mr. Peck is a brother of Mrs. J. L. Tor lier of 338 Plummer avenue, and is expected to spend some time in Ham mond before returning to New York. Miss Rena Bowen is spending a week with friends in Chicago. j y . lss Mae Nelson leaves Friday for visit with friends in Waukeshaw. Miss Lizzie Mettler spent the after noon with friends In Chicago. Miss Lizzie Rainer of Chicago is spending the week here as the guest of Miss Mary Krost of Doty street. Misses Bertha Kunzeman and Elizabeth Swanton spent today in Chicago. Miss Elizabeth Swanton and Dr. Jackson spent yesterday evening at the White City. Miss Lottie Robbins will leave the last of the week for an extended visit with friends in Michigan. , Miss Stella Nichols of Lowell is visiting with Miss Marion Deming on Carroll street. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hesterman leave today for St. Joe, Mich!, to spend a couple of weeks there. Dr. and Mrs. J. Arthur Davis spent yesterday with friends in Chi cago. Mrs. A. H. Stebbins is expected homo from an extended visit in Lee Center, 111. today or tomorrow. There will be a meeting of the Re lief Corps at the court house to night. Miss Jennie Sheffield was the guest of her sister Miss Etta Sheffield in Chicago today. . Mr. and Mrs. David Loveghrin are now at home to their friends at 277 Truman avenue. C. ZirT and two children of Chicago are visit'ntr Mrs. Ziff's sister, Mrs. J. Lipmun. 21 State street. Mr. and Mrs. William Anderson saw "Th Land of Nod" at the Chi cago c;x-ra. i;o .;'.' yesterday after noon. Mrs. Sarah E. Di tuner, who is here from Savannah, is quite ill at the home of her grand-son L. T. Meyer. The Ladies Aid society of the Pres byterian church are giving a lawn fcocial this evening at the home of ilrd. Holm, 53 Rimbaca avenue. Wesley Haines and grand-daughter j Miss Connie Haines left this morning j for a month's visit in Lafayette and ', Williamsport, Nnd. j Miss Mary Oblook. 31S Walter street has returned from a week's visit with her sister Mrs. Arthur O. Caer in South Chicaao. Misses Anna Bixoman and Pearl Cargett kit this morning for a ten days visit at Niagara Falis and other points. Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Hill and fam ily will return tomorrow from a visit at Mr. Hill s old Home in iiorris, Mich. Mrs. Jennie Sawyer and son .1. F. Sawyer are in Chicago today and will go from there to Hobart tomor row to attend the funeral of a rela tive. Miss Marie Hibschman of Kansas, ill., who has been visiting her sister Mrs. Pearl Welsh, f3G Michigan ave nue, win return to ner come tomorrow. Mrs. George Phillips and Miss Em ma Huenn will go to crown Point next Saturday to spend some time there with friends. Miss Cecilia Hasse and Carrie Grus- ka, will sail today for Grand Rapids, Mich., where Miss Hasse will remain until Sunday and Miss Gruska the following Sunday. Mesdames J. D. Ebright, Chas. Kasson, Etta Dake, and J. H. Whitby drove to Dalton today wrhere ther were the guests of Mrs. Geo. Randolph. A beach party and shower was given yesterday afternoon at Lake Front park for Mrs. Martin J. White, by a few of her most inti mate friends. Mr. and Mrs. Swartz and daughter who have been visiting at the home of Geo. A. Locklin on Williams street will return to their home in Mon mouth this afternoon. The picnic party to be given by the members of the Young Women's Baptist club at Lake Front park this afternoon has been postponed as so many of the members are out of town. Mr. and Mrs. George Dobbins, Mr and Mrs. Frank Warrington and Mr and Mrs. Rout are being entertained at a fish supper at Lake Front park this evening. Mesdames Houghton, Brewer and Baxter of this city and Mrs. Dr. Vaughn of Hammond, who came here to attend the Baxter golden wedding. visited at Bourbon Wednesday. Plymouth Tribune. Mr. and Mrs. L. Becker went to Chicago yesterday to meet W. H. Strayer, an old friend of theirs from Baker City, Ore. He came to Ham mond last night with them, but re turned to Chicago this morning. Miss Kitty Reilly left this morning for Milwaukee where she will visit with Mrs. M. G. Hoffman for a few days and from there she will go to Appleton, Wis., to visit with rela tives. She will be gone from Ham mond two weeks. Yesterday Mrs. Fitzgerald took a party of friends to Chicago in their automobile and on the way back called for Mr. Fitzgerald at his ofhee and took a trip to Cedar Lake. Those in the party were Mrs. Kingwill, Mrs. Gostlin, Mr. McCooly and Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald. Helen Meyer was hostess to forty of her little friends at a birthday party at the home of her fath?r Le Grand T. Meyer, 4 7 Doty street. Children's games were indulged in and Mrs, Meyer served a birthday supper on the lawn. The game the Utile folks enjoyed most was pinning the tail on the donkey and Marion Kenworthy and "Leonard Hirsch won the prizes. . 'Mr. and Mrs. Garvin, of Denver. Colo., and Miss Anna Fitzgerald of j Chicago were the guests of Mr. and ; Mrs. James Fitzgerald Tuesday. Mr. land Mrs. Fitzgerald showed them ; over the county in their automobile land entertained them at a fish sup jper at Lake Front park before taking Mrs. Kate Wigei of Mt. Clemens, Hopkins and wife and Mciiie of Chicago were out in their Panhard this afternoon - l at the Times office. I Mich., W. J j "Mis. SUmon .;T.d cai Miss Katie Walters, chief operator !or the Chicago Telephone company, l '.V; 1 1 on Sioux City, Iowa, to- account of the death of her Lokotzkison. One story of Conrad Geib's new brick flat building on Truman street has thus far been completed. Fireman William Nill is visiting relatives near Joliet, and will return to work next Sundav. Mrs. E. D. Crumpacker will give .n informal reception Friday after noon from 3 to t o'clock in honor of the following ladies, now visiting in the city: Mni. Wilson, Davenport, la. Mrs. Evans, Portland, Ore Mrs. McLellan, Lafayette, Ind. Mrs. Minor, Grand Rapids. Mich. Mrs. Crumpacker, Laporte, Ind. Miss Weatherbee, Bangor, Me. . . Miss Letherman, Boston, Mass. Miss Sisson, Los Angeles, Cal. Miss Belle Beer, Washington, D. C. Miss Mary Beer, Iron Mountain, Mich. Valparaiso Vidette. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Vlbert G. Surra, East Chicago. Jessie Stambek, East Chicago. . Ehrich Vanselow, Chicago. . , Gertrude Watkins, Chicago.. 2 2 ,20 ,30 ,30 W. F. thai & here to day. are left in a bad condi-jsuch a large scale as to lead a great j many of the best traders to believe j there is a possibility of some kind of a combination whereby Union Pa cific St. Paul. Southern Pacific and New York Central will form a com bination or community of interest. The strength in these stocks was very beneficial to the balance of the list and in sympathy with the j strength displayed in the high priced j eyresenting Horn- I stocks the more timid traders were j in Chicago, was (buyers of Fries. Steel Common. Cues- j to- j epea ana unto, central teauiei ami j ina" under $!' a share. Specialists were again in evidence in the American lee securities. A rather huge short interest was dis covered in this issue and good buy ing by the manipulators forced them to buy back their contracts at the highest price obtained for this stock sir. e its reorganization. The general market closed very strong and without any apparent weakness in any Quarter. Albright Company see the locai undertake: Henry Peters, one of the city's fire men, begins hU vacation next Satur day and will go to Shelby for an uut ing. Nels. Jacobson, private secretary to Congressman Crumpacker, is in Hammond spending his vacation with his parents. Repairs were made on the electric light sign in front of the Towle opera house today by putting in new lights. Thomas Mills, Chicago 3f Alice Brown, Chicago 30 THE CITY Switch engine No. 101 on the C. J. fc E. ran off the viaduct tracks west of the city this morning. No damage was done although it caused a good deal of trouble with the freight traffic. HEW YORK STOCK MARKET. Description. Open High. Low. Closing Frank J. Stewart, special agent for the Glenn Falls insurance company was here on business with Will Ma-shino. Charles Spalding, building inspec tor of East Chicago, was here yester day to confer with E. E. Beck on in surance matters. Attorney J. Kankakee, 111., W. Whinery goes to tomorrow on business. Mr. Nourd and Mr. Fuller of the Chicago university were in Hammond yesterday visiting Harvey Blair. W. G. Paxton will leave Saturday for Delevan Lake where he will spend the following week. Dick Schaaf leaves today for the oil and coal fields in Illinois where he has extensive interests. Mr. Hart of Crown Point was in the city with his Stoddard Dayton yesterday. Frank Lawyer and son Francis, 231 Logan street, went to Fort Wayne yesterday to spend some time there. William F. Brunt will take up the work of his contract of laying the water main in Calumet avenue next Monday. Wiliam A. Jordan and family have moved to the Mueller flats on Sibley street, and have rented their resi dence on May street. James P. Lewis and Bart Rettig have purchased the interest in the firm of Smith & Clapper Bros., that was formerly owned by Clapper brothers. Henry Hesterman, 623 Truman avenue, returned last night from Wisconsin where he had been spend ing a two weeks' vacation. Atoh 93 v, Amer. Su;rar . - li'- Ant r. Car -. Amu;. t.'o;por in "s Amer. Smelter 1- 5 Am. Ice See's. 'J Am. L'K-omot 1 Anacrnl: -- Am. l otac piu Am. Woolen i-i. & O Uiseuit .. U. K. T c. w CiO C. A. com . C. K. 1 Col. So 94 13' lib.s, 7l -'-O .3 "3 yi 12, M S- io.", lj-i! Tt -57 92 Us.' j 3 :oi s 7c s P3. U.vi Sf.'s !? (fc's 71 12 l.'J 8u'4 :s'4 1 r ' 3 1 lb 3 ij't 56 1 1 '? 54 '-j 3- i .'7; i si'i Z2-n i -; U'SJi loo lrv.i 1A2 14ii4 U2 i 4' :8 44 ' 01 )!;.. U"' 4.' 42 4; 174 , i7b;-j 174;-4 o!.'a c7-)x lATa IAJb 7:-' 8 to i by.j The Elks hold their regular month ly meeting this evening and will elect a new leading knight to fill the vacancy made by Dr. S. A. Bell's resignation. R. O. Otrowski recently sold his drug store at the corner of State Line and Douglas streets to P. Wos zczynski of Chicago, who will take possession of the place in the near future. Theodore Kitschel, aged months. 120 Conkey avenue, buried yesterday afternoon at Hill cemetery. five was Oak Fred Mott, who has been working for the L. E. Bowman Co. of Chelsea, I. T., and who has been home on his vacation for the last three weeks, resigned his position with that com pany today. He will attend school next fall at Purdue university. Fred Heintz lost a valuable bull pup yesterday. The dog was playing on the street car track at Forsyth when a street car came along and killed him. Sam Bell was going through an alley paralelling Hohman street when his horse became frightened and in shying, broke a gate belonging to Legrand T. Meyer. There was a little fight in front of the Erie last night when a drunk from Gary tried to butt in on a con versation of two railroad men. The men were soon separated and the drunk moved on his way. , Peter Crumpacker took a party of friends to the lake front park with his horse and buggy. While the Hammond attorney was inspecting the bath house his horse became frightened at the waves and caused him considerable could quiet it. trouble before he Mrs. Sarah J. Mower of 20 Dotv as she was and was The cler ks and after a to continue street tripped and fell leaving the Lion store Quite painfully bruised, assisted her to her feet short rest she was able her trip home unaided. W. II. Spellman. who formerly liv id on Russell street, moved yester day to 3Ce South Hohman street. Robert and Horace Maynard, who have been visiting friends in Ham mond will leave this afternooa for their home in Waterloo, Iowa. The toys will step ever for a day with relatives in Evanston. . Arnold Juergens recently lost a piece of money on Oakley avenue, be tween Williams and Russell streets. The little fellow has had many a heartache since and is still looking for the generous finder. There was quite a crowd at the 11:53 Michigan Central this morn ing to see the men who did the shoot ing yesterday at Gary who arrived on that train. Phillip Kedal has assumed his for mer position as night clerk at the Monon hotel. He was with the Erie hotel for some time. James Horner, corner Calumet and State streets, reports his bicycle stol en from his front porch last evening. Friends of Frank Ruppel who left for Europe two weeks ago have re ceived word from him. He is at present in his old home in Hum melsburg, Bavaria. It is the first time in twenty-four years that he has returned to his former home ana says that the change there is com plete. The inhabitants of the place are nearly all strangers to him. TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY. WANTED Ten laborers for out side work. Apply at once W. B. Conkey Co. S.2.2L FINANCE Hi TRADE (Special Stock Service to the Lake County Times). OTotton Oil Can. l'ac. . . Coast Line - Cent. Li' a. I enver com Mis Krie ill. Cen Inlerboro .. Kan. C. So. com 'i " prfd 55 L.& N H4 ; 145 '4 144 !i Mex. Cent ii!- 21 . M. K. iVT com 3 3J- uriii t"J 'tS;8 6-.ii Mo. Pac S4 as V4 N'at. Uwl . H'-n -", 'ss, X. V. Cent U 137 Xor.A Western 9u " J- Out.iV-Western , 4is 7;a Pacific Mail . . SG:4 -'? 3 1'eo. Gits ih W.'-n l'enn UUi U3 l.0 Pressed Steel M -37Mi 5c )s Reading 1 M'A l-3 Rep. S 2 ,ivU -Zii Do 1'fd ,7s ieu W Rock Isld com '6s -ti " prfd044 644 bl'4 Rubber 45J 4t 45'j So. l'ac 7; 7o'4 J..-g South. Ry com 'MM c6 i St. Paul Us I? lss St. L. & S. W St.L&S.F.djHi 444 44Ji 44J8 Texas l'ac 33 'A&'t ii T. C. & Iron .. lib' U. Pacific 1M; 157ft .154-i U. S. Steel 40--D 41 H 4jiS Do Ptd MM lU-) U.bM Virpr Chemical 3i 3-!4 33 Waixash 2t'J- c 20 U Do Pfd 47j iSj a 47 ii Wis. Central. . 25 JS ' " prfd 4oi4 4V 48'.j Western Union 55:! s 3 Itli.V 142 4UV. 44 ( to ' 4" J 17 3H r.Vi 55 H4 ; 34 tS'j ihH Slis 141 VI 47 ft 12-4. wiM 52 131? 8 c0 ioo WJ 45-U li'a MM :M l;7ia 4uv4 10. i 2d 4s;3 2 A') 37" a 2o 32M Hi-. 142 0 45 61 U 44a fs'i 27 554ft 14ft i S4 es'i l.4'i fclft I3a?s VI 7 Sli'i V2;s 131 133 29 'i lt.0 rlM 45;., 7 4 ''2 ZlM 1s5 33!, 15j!-i 154 ft 41i lu75 ft 70! 47ji 2 4 'A i72 Money closed iVi'Jc Total sales 1,2.2,800 GRAIN Mi PROVISION MARKET .Month Opening Wheat. Sept. 7i-73Js Dec. 76ft May buK lliiju Low 74', 7fM (06 73 ft 76 ft 7y; Closing Aupr 2 Avg. 1 73ftb 80 73ft74b 76,'i-ft Corn. . Sept. 49ft 49ft 49 49a Dec. 4hft 4711 4ft-.i4oa May 47ft-Mto5i4Sj 4VJb 7nlA b 46i;b Oats. Sept Dec. May 31-V4 31-3." 31: 34.' -.OS' 31ft 338 to-b 32a 5i4-Jia 30 3ift 33 ;i a Pork. Sept. Io55-50 16S0 1 647 I66',b l5.a Oct Jan. 1425 1430 1420 1C fib 1105b Lard. Sept. v7 W 65-67 S-7 b('b Dei. 875 MS 112, fe5 fc't'7 Jan. S10 f'J t-10 b.'i.b tc5-07 Ribs. 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Considerable complaint has been beard among the husines men con cerning the condition of tlie streets. New York, Aug. 2. A big, broari. bull market, characterize' by excel!- closely and closed with ent buyinj fic. New York Central and Southern PacifxC. All of these issues reached new levels today, St. Paul selling at Chicago, Auz. 2. Wheat. The market has been dull with firm un dertone all day. This is the first day in a week that it has not estab lihed a new low record. The news in general was rather favorable to the bull operators, there being a bet ter demand for cash wheat from mil lers, receipts not as large as esti mated, Liverpool cables failing to respond to our decline of yesterday and quite a little buying for invest ment account. The market closed steady at about yesterday's closing figure. Corn. Cash sales of 50,000 bush els of corn for export had a tendency to steady this market and in the end the market closed a trifle higher than yesterday with shorts the best buyers. News from many sections in Illinois not so favorable to the growing crop and fears that the weather is becoming too warm. Oats. This cereal has been firm today. A better cash demand and reports r.f quite a little oats being soli to exporters were the bull fea tures. It followed the corn market a rather firm What do yon Think? The best way to win a girl's heart is by presenting her with a box from alace of Sweets The best in Hammond, Brahos Brothers, Proprietors. Telephone 2942 126 Hohman St. Sunday, Aug. 5 Ed. Anderson's Massive Scenic Production of St. Paul, Union Paci-1 undertone at the best prices of the day. Provisions ruled higher all around, notwithstanding the fact that the 18 9. compared with !." terday; Union Pacific, 1G7 Southern Pacific, 76 1-2 and York Central at 141 1-2, St. yes- j prices of hogs at the yards showed 3-4: j a decline of five cents a pound. New Paul Packers and best buyers. professionals were the ft I Eft The Season's Big Surprisi New York at Nigrht The Mammoth Ship Scene The Storm at Sea The Realistic Ship Wreck The Adirondack Mountains The Thrilling Railroad Scene. Clever Specialties by clever people. Prices: 25, 35, 50 and 75c.