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THE LAKE COUNTY TIMES
PAGE THREE Gary We ws Mrs. A. C. Iiuber and her brother Mr. Rielands returned last evening from a short visit in East Chicago. P. Fitzgerald was in Indiana Har bor yesterday morning on busi nies. Work has begun on the extension out towards the river south of the B. & O tracks. Messrs McXame and Roberts of the Steel Co's. Chicago offices were down yesterday on a tour of inspec tion. Hay is having a large sign paint ed on the north side of Goldberg & Specter's store. His advance agent Is doing the work. Harry Gordon has hauled a part of the lumber over to the lot be tween the Wabash and Michigan Central in Gary, where he intends to put up a saloon building. Mr. Lamb of Stein, Wyatt & Lamb, cut himself quite badly yes terday afternoon while dismounting from the horse he was riding. Dr. Jones bandaged the cut for him. Fitzgerald brothers are pushing the interior work on the hotel and expect to have it ready for occu pancy throughout by next week. Most of the rooms are already en gaged. The cars containing the second twenty-ton crane were switched over to the south side of the B. & O. where Mr. Gatens put up the first one in the machine shop cut. He and his men will begin putting up the second one today. A score of teams are grading and levelling off a large space just south of the B. & O. opposite the I. II. depot. It will be used for a wood yard; the intention being to haul in all the wooa that has been cut and piled up over the cleared area. This wood will be used in the mills when they begin work. The carpenters are now erecting the cribbing for the concrete in the office building foundation. The machinists are getting the mixers ready at the north end of the bridge. The engine and boiler were hauled over last evening from the brick shed switch where the car stood. The members of the Falkenau Construction company were out here all day yesterday, getting in touch with conditions and getting ready for actual work. None of their work will be sub-contracted, they expecting to employ the neces sary help and do the work them-, selves. Excavations are being made in the machine shop cut for the con crete piers. A mixer and an en gine are being set up and the put ting in the concrete for the founda tion of the machine shop will begin immediately. Some fifteen car loads of brick, structural iron and other materials for the shop were switched in yesterday. A member of a firm of cigar makers, from Massilion, 0. visited here yesterday. He expects to make arrangements for the removal of the firm to this place if the field soniis satisfactory. The ; firm is composed of throe brothers. They make a highgrade line of cigars for an exclusive trade. The Rudolph S. Blome Co., which has th3 $900,000 contract for the construction of the 300 houses, ship ped in a Rider-Eriecson water en gine a few days ago. All of the houses will be equipped with up-to-date plumbing in every respect. and a temporary waterworks will be put up and maintained by the construction company until the per manent plant is ready. They ex pect to put up a 14,000 gallon tank on an eighty foot tower. This will give the pressure enough to supply all of the houses, and also furnish fire protection. Other supplies and materials for the company are ar riving daily. $20.00 NEW YORK EXCURSION. On August 2 8th and 29th. the Erie R. R. will sell excursion tickets from Hammond to New York and return at rate of $20.00 for the round trip. Tickets good returning until Sept. 4th, inclusive. For full particulars call on Erie agents, or write, O. L. ENOS... Travelling Passenger Agent. Marlon, Ohio. Subscribe for the Lake County Times. Times' Want Ads. Bring Results Hobart Mews i Dr. Gordon went to Tolleston to day on a professional call. Our hardware men are having a good sale on fire arms these days. Mrs. Hariscn Schloer was in Chi cago today. Jno. L. Fiester did business in the city today. Mr. Bank, of East Tolleston, was in Hobart Thursday. Oscar Myer of Chicago, is here on business. Art Barney of Wheeler, was in town Wednesday. Jno. Earle and sons were out from Chicago Tuesday. Miss Anne Fleck visited friends in Chicago a few days this week. Henry Reissig Jr., of Hammond, visited at he home of his uncle, Ed Reissig. Jim Gill, manager of the Conrad hotel and saloon at Tolleston was home Sunday. Marshall Rose has been kept pret ty busy the past few days capturing holdup men, burglars, etc. Next Sunday the Ivys of South Chicago will play the Maroons. No doubt we will see another good game. The Hobart firemen are in shape to carry off all the honors at East Chicago next Saturday, at least, let us hope so. Mrs. Mary Walters and Miss Mary O'Boyle of Chicago, are baching in Mrs. Walter's house on Main street for a few days. A party of about twenty young people from here went over to Lake Michigan this afternoon to spend the evening. Paul Ellis, who formerly worked here for Ed. Simon, was in town yesterday. Paul now manufacturers cigars at Lowell and is doing a splendid business. W. B. Owen and Fred Thompson left Wednesday for Ohio where they will take in several county fairs in which Mr. Owen has several of his fast horses entered. There will be a public meeting in Strattorn's opera house Friday evening at which time speeches by local and foreign parties in the in terest of an electric road from Valpo to Chicago via Hobart will be made. Trustee Wild awarded the follow ing contracts for the hauling of school children for the ensuing year: Route 1, Shearer & Pierce. . $399.7.1 Route 2, Wm. Tennertz 3.10.00 Route 3, Geo. Wettengel . . . 298.00 There were several othof bidders but the above gentlemen having the lowest bids were given the contracts. Indiana Harbor. Mr. Fred Henoch of La Porte was in the Harbor yesterday. J. W. Galloway of East Chicago, was in Indiana Harbor on business yesterday. Some of the Indiana Harbor "400" had a moonlight picnic at the Lake Front park at RobertAlale Wednes day night, leaving the Harbor on an early train in time to have lunch there. Everybody had a good time and will be anxious for the next one. E. L. Ferree of Hammond, was in Indiana Harbor Wednesday night as a guest of Yardmaster Wallace of the I. II. R. R. Mr. Ferree has been in the employ of the C. I. & S. at Hammond, but was transferred to the general manager's office in the LaSalle street station where he took up his duties this morning. The dredge working on the canal is working again after a ten days;' breakdown, and is trying to make up for lost time. They are progres sing at the rate of about thirty feet a day and. barring accidents, will have the canal completed to the first turning basin by the first of Nobvem- ber. The completion of lue can:;! to the first basin together with the new bridges which are to be put ia within a year will be a big help to Indiana Harbor. Palace of Sweets , CANDIES AND ICE CREAM Dyer News. Joseph Suter, painter, of S-herer- ville. transacted business in town yes terday. Mrs. A. W. Stommel and daughter Ruth, left lately for several days' vis it with friends and relatives. The Misses Dena Moormann and Mary Klassen of St. John, were Dyer visitors yesterday. Some of our young folks went to St. John last night to the dance given at Spring Hill grove. A. W. Stommel, cashier of the first National bank here, and H. L. Keil man made a business trip to Scherer ville Wednesday. Our carpenters are putting up a small shed in the public school yard for storing township tools during the winter. Mrs. John Freye of Dyer, was bur ied this morning in St. Joseph's cem etery at Dyer. The funeral was at tended by the many friends and rela tives of Mrs. Freye. A number of Hammond people attended the fu-. n era 1. Tolleston Mr. August Schroder went to Mil waukee, Wis., to spend a few days with old time friends. Mr. Andrew Nolain of Hobart, the traveling salesman for the Hobart Terra Cotta & Brick company, was in town today, soliciting for the in dustry he represents. Deputy Sheriff Harms is to be taken to the hospital in Hammond tomorrow to be operated upon for appendicitis. IT is youngest child is also on the sick list. Mr. John Dillion and wife came to town today, after leaving here in December last to take up their abode in Arkansas. Not finding the coun try to their liking, they decided to return. We see large orders of lumber be ing finished for Gary every day by the Tolleston Lumber and Coal com pany. Tolleston is also supplied by the same company. Mr. Charles Gibson is doing quite a business with his new two-seated carriage, taking people to and from Gary. Mr. Gibson could tell the boys of many a chase he has had in earlier days for deer and other wild game which roamed in freedom and in plenty, on the lands now being built up for the city of Gary. St. John News. Joseph Gerlach went to Dyer yes terday on business. The dance at Spring Hill was well attended last night. A Chicago orchestra furnished the music. Misses Pauline and Sophia Wen ger are spending the summer here with their relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schaller. Adam Gerlach from Crown Point representing the Aetna Life Insur ance Co., was in town yesterday on business matters. Miss Carrie Dewes left for Chi cago yesterday with her cousin Miss Yeronie Einsweiler, to visit rela tives. Miss Einsweiler spent her vacation here. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Scherer re turned last night from a visit with relatives in Chicago and Hammond. Mr. Schorer had been sick for a long time but is now steadily improving in health. Messrs John Erb and John Dewes went to Chicago yesterday to look after the interests of ,the farmers who ship their milk to Chicago. It looks as if the dealers do not keep their contracts strictly which they made with the farmers. 4 The bridge in the road leading southward, about two and one-half miles east of St. John is removed on account of a ditch being made in Jacob Schmall's land. The ditch crosses the road into opposite field and as the dredge is working there now a temporary bridge has been built in Schmall's land west of the road. A new bridge will be built on the road which is to be of iron construction. Subscribe for the Lake County Times. Crown Point Miss Anna Hilbrich of Hammond, is the guest of Miss Lillie Reeder. Geo. H. Smith, head organizer for k the Foresters, was here last evening. Aiiornc v.. uu are visiting friends in Ohio. Miss Carrie Kiamer is visiting friends in the city this week. I Miss Elsa Lund will spend the j week end with Chicago friends. The August horse sale day will oc cur next Tuesday. Teachers' institute next week. Two weeks until the Lake county fair. Mrs. Fannie Chartier left Wed nesday morning for a trip to Niag ara falls. ve11 13 DU11in new uwrumsa xui .cu. fc of town. S. B. Meeker left yesterday for a two months' visit at Tankhannock, Penn. Miss Kate Fmls has accepted a position as manager of the dry goods department for A. J. Meyers. Miss Emma Seberger, stenographer for Attorney John B. Peterson, is awav on her vacation. The Ross township gravel roads bonds failed to sell yesterday, al though Treasurer Bailey received two conditional bids and may yet make a sale. About one hundred Crown Pointers expect to accompany the members of the Crown Point fire company to East Chicago next Saturday to at tend the firemens' tournament. Thirty-five young lady friends of Mrs. Herbert Wheaton, tendered her a surprise party and shower Wed nesday evening, and left a number of presents as a token of their re- ard. So far no clue, has been found to the identity of the burglars who vis ited Crown Point last Sunday night. The authorities have several parties under surveillance, who have been spending money pretty freely about town, but nothing of importance has been gleaned. Lowell News. The Lowell Juniors will cross bats with the Hobarts Sunday. Thos. Arnstt is leveling and beauti fying his residence lot in north Burnham street. Mrs. Libbie Harrison who so se verely sprained her ankle by mis stepping through a door-step .about ten days ago, is able to be out again with the asisstance of a cane. The Misses Merle Belshan and Ida Smith, with their gentlemen friends, Ed. Berg and Doc. Driscoll, attended a banquet at Valparaiso given by the normal music class Wednesday. The Odd Fellows will hold their annual picnic at Shelby, Saturday August IS. A fine program has been arranged and the committee in charge guarantees a good time to all who attend. Mrs. John Salter of Pacific Grove, Calif., arrived at the home of her niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Os car Dinwiddie Thursday. She came to visit other relatives and attend the Bryant reunion next Thursday. The Misses Helen Woodcock and Grace Greisel went to Chicago Wed nesday where they will visit until Sunday and then take a trip across Lake Michigan to St. Joseph, where they will see the sights for another week. Robertsdale Mr. Charles Khenter of Roby is on the sick list this week. Mr. George Sladek of Palos Springs, 111., is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Henry Hatt of Indiana boulevard. Mrs. Golding and children of Har rison avenue, is visiting her sister in Chicago today. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vaha, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brenkus and Mr. and Mrs. John Brenkus visited rela- tives in Chicago Wednesday even ing, , James Nicholson of Roberts ave nue, is confined to his home. He has a severe attack of rheumatism. A nartv of vonner ladies of Whit- eni d ' fish at Labe ,. Mrs. TiDton of Chicasro. was the Lct nf w c5tc atc t th. son, on Thursday. Mrs. E. Butcher of Roberts ave- nue, after spending several days at T, - , 1UU,, It lUi UU IIS li i i i KJkl Wednesday. Mrs. Agnes Roberts and daugh ter, Miss Amy Roberts, visited the former's brother,- Henry Atchison of Woodviile, Ind., on Thursday. Mrs. L. W. Wartena of Hammond. was the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Jasper Vichorst of Roberts avenue, on Thursday. Mrs. Edwin Farrand children of Roberts avenue, will snend several davs at Manle Wood Island. Crock er. Ind., and be the guests of Mrs. Robert Atchison. Mrs. William Eggers of Roberts avenue, entertained several of her lady friends at a picnic at Jackson park in honor of her sister, Miss Rose Smith of Chicago. Hegewisch News We are anxiously waiting for the new bank to show up. Mrs. Miskie of Hammond, spent the afternoon with her firends here Mrs. Ike Silverman spent the day in the city with her mother. Miss Nora Martendale has gone on her vacation to Indianapolis. Mrs. Ed Schuller is up and around again. Jack Reeves has just returned home from a visit in Covington, Ky. Miss Agnes Calaghan of Chicago, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Watesing. Mr. Charles Artley has returned from a two weeks' vacation at Bris tol, Ind. Mr. Arthur Johnson has taken a position with the Nickel Plate shops at Stony Island, as a yard clerk. Mr. A. C. Klucker is painting his house at 133 Ontario avenue. Every little bit helps to improve the town. Miss Mattie Shaw is improving her property by a coat of paint, ce ment' sidewalk and gas. Mrs. Malcome spent a week with her daughter at Hegewisch, Mrs. Ike Silverman. Mrs. Ed Herd started last night for Sligo, Mo., to visit her sister. She will be gone about four weeks. Miss Christina Aroark entertain ed Miss Lena Reed and Miss Pearl Inman at lunch today. Miss Mamie Kleiner starts for a two weeks' vacation through Michi gan. Dave Edwards has accepted a fore- manship with the Western Steel Car & Foundry company. Mrs. Thompson, daughter of Mr Beal of Busnhan, who has been quite sick is reported much better this morning. Hello, surrounding towns. If you don't think Hegewisch is booming, pay us a visit. New cement side walks and buildings galore. Miss Mollie Herman has just ar rived home after four weeks vacation visiting Br lalo, Niagara falls and many oth' r places too numerous to mention. was severely hurt by a train in the E. J. & E. yards south of Hegewisch at 6:45 this morning. He was taken to the county hospital. Mr. Bob Alpandas and daughters who have been sojourning through Canada for four weeks, have just got home. They reported having a grand time. Feople who smile when the name Hegewisch is mentioned, will be sur prised to see all the new buildings going up In town. What does this mean? Progress, of course. Any members of the Hegewisch Athletic club who wish to enter the Metropolitan Athletic club meet at Chicago labor day, kindly report at You will scarcely ba lieve a soda cracker can be so perfect until you taste the one perfect Soda Cracker ilneeda So deliciously baked so tender and flaky so won derfully preserved by a moisture proof package. It is the only real Soda r 1 rooms as soon as possible. Clarence It. Kuss, President. The Ladies' Aid of the M. E. church met at Mrs. H. O. Martin's. Quite a large number were present and reported a good time. The next meeting will be at Mrs. Ralph Wat- kins' home. Whiting News Rev. Sharp baptized four more peo ple at the lake front last evening. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spurrier spent today in Chicago. Edward Grady and Geo. Winslow have gone to Milwaukee to be present at the Eagle's convention. Marion Jones of Culver, Ind., is vis iting Miss Marguerite Fifield of Oliver street. Miss Etta Williams of Pittsburg, Pa., is visiting her sister Mrs. Geo. T. Gray. She will remain the rest of the summer. A party of young people will see Elsie James in "The Vanderbilt Cup" at the Colonial theatre tomorrow evening. Miss Ethel and Sidney Hazlett re sumed their duties at the Indiana Harbor postoffice and Indiana Harbor railroad this morning. Miss Daisy Tipton returned to her h,ome in Englewood yesterday after visiting her aunt Mrs. A. J. Judson of Cleveland avenue. Samuel Hazlett of Buffalo, Will iam Hazlett of Cleveland, Mrs. Pot ter of Grand Rapids, Mich, left for their respective homes yesterday. John A. Stuart went to Chicago to day to visit his brother Charles A. Stuart, who is suffering from the ef fects o injuries received in a run away last week. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Leuth of Chi cago spent yesterday with the Iatter's sisters, Mesdames Frank Laverty and John McMinniman, and also their aunt, Mrs. Frank Quigley. The Westrumite Co. now have the paving of Oliver street and Sheridan avenue well under way. Oliver street is now ready for the westru mite and Sheridan avenue is nearly covered with the stone. The police made two arrests yester day. One was a negro and one a white man. The cause was vagran cy.. They were both discharged on condition that they leave town which they readily agreed to do. Misses Ivy Goldsmith and Madge Hazlett went to Valparaiso yesterday afternoon to be present at the grad uation exercises of the Valparaiso college which were held last evening. Earl Goldsmith of Whiting was one of the members of the chemical class. ii iseui? Hammond fiorsc Market i5to 40 Head of Horses always oa hand. Hay, Feed and Wood for Sale. Exchange Stable. ED MARSH, Proprietor, MANHATTAN HOTEL, 396 Calumet Ave. The subject to be discussed at the campmeeting tonight is "Face to Face" and "What Kind of a Church Did Jesus Find?" On Sunday there will be a union service. The mem bers of the Christian church of In diana Harbor and Hammond will come to Whiting to spend the day. East Chicago Oscar Bergstrom while trying to adjust an emery wheel at the sa.nr mill yesterday was badly injured by a piece of the wheel hitting him in the face. The wheel burst and siTv" eral pieces struck Bergstrom. M. and Mrs. Jacobson of South Chi cago visited with Mrs. Johnson yes terday. Mrs. J. D. Williamson and family, who have been visiting Mrs. G. W. Lewis, left this morning for their home in Kalamazoo. Mrs. George Clapper and two chil dren leave today for a, two week's visit in Muskegon, Mich. Mr, and Mrs. Riley Dean are plan ning a trip to New York. They In tend leaving Saturday and expect to be gone about two or three weeks. George Clapper ha3 purchased a residence on Beacon street. He will move about Sep 15th. Mr. Otten heimer will occupy the house left by Mr. Clapper, Mr. Ottenheimer hav ing pureha-sed the same about two weeks ago. James Clemens is entertaining hl3 brother from Winnimac this week. In the case of Nick Krechen vs. Inland Steel Co., Judge Reiland ren dered judgement in favor of the plaintiff for $500 and costs, account- personal injuries. Mesdaraes Moses and Isaac Specter returned last evening from their trip' to Milwaukee. The teamsters are complaining of the bad condition og 148th street. This street has been in this condi tion for some time, it being almost tmpossible for t,eams to get through. This matter should be looked after at once. Wm. Lloyd is having a new con crete foundation put under his house ou Baring avenue. Mrs. Bert Clapper has been enter taining two of her nieces, one from Chicago and the other from Muske gon. Mrs. Krill and mother, Mrs. Plat zer, returned last night from De troit, where they had been attending the wedding of Mrs. Krill's brother. Attorney Frank Gavit of Whiting was in East Chicago on legal buinesa this morning. Mrs. Gabriel is much improved by her trip to West Baden, where she spent ten days. Arthur Erpf, formerly employed by Dr. Spear, has opened an employment bureau la Gary. He intends later oa to opea a drug store there.