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Tuesday, October 30, 1906.
In Social Circles
Communication pertaining to
this department may be addrened
to Mitt Daity L. Emery, Society
Editor The Lake County Timet.
Telephone 111.
Mrs. H. II. MeHie Kntrrtaias at a
Charming; Affair tm Honor ( Her
Uausbter, Who Will Be Married on
Dee. 12.
Mrs. n. II. McHie. 518 South Ilohraan
street, grave an elaborate luncheon this
afternoon at 2 o'clock in honor ot her
daughter,, Mlaa Carolyn McHle, to an
nounce the date of her wadding to II.
B. Kllngensmlth. This will take place
Deo. 12. Although It has been gener
ally known for some time among the
friends of the young people that they
were engaged the fact had never been
publicly announced, and nothing was
known definitely of th date of the approaching-
nuptials. A pretty plan de
signed for announcing the date was by
means of place card, which were
w!toh bearing the names of the felici
tated young people and the date when
tlxa happy event will take place.
The rooms were prettily decorated
with autumn leaves, pumpkins and
grain, appropriate to Hallowe'en. The
tables were arranged with autumn
leaves, with centerpieces of pumpkin
bowl a of fruit and leaves. The affair
Is the first of a series of entertain
ments that is being planned for this
prominent bride-to-be.
The Invited guests were Meedames
Charles A. Smith. F. S. Betz, A. F.
ruhrec. M. Holm, W. II. Gostlin, T. TV.
Oberlin, Henry Bicknell. Nellie Bick
nelt Dunham. T. E. Bell. Frank Wil
liams, Lawrence Cox, Peter Crum
packer, F. H. Mott, B. L. P. Bell,
Charles Hohman, R. S. Groman, L. L.
Bomberger and William Dysart, and
the Misses Alice Holm, Irene Mott, Har
riet Crumpacker, and Allie and Mae
The out-of-town guests were Mes
dames Sldmon McIIie, W. A. McHie and
John Crawford, and the Misses Mar
garet Conley and Hattie Remmers of
Chicago, Mrs. O. R. Rohrer of Birden,
III., and Mrs. L. I Hass of Fond du
Xac Wis.
Miss Belle Smith of Lowell, spent to
Cay here with friends.
The Domestio Science club will meet
at the home of Mrs. E. P. Ames, 17
"Webb street, Thursday evening.
o -
Miss Mary Quigley and Mrs. Wood
ruff of Chicago are assisting Madame
McNeil in her millinery parlors.
Mrs. A. A. F raze a of Chicago will be
the guest ot Mrs. Frankly Nason to
morrow. Mrs. O. M. Dougherty and daughters
ot Springfield, 111., are the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Dougherty of Lo
gan street.
Mrs. Louis L. Haas of Fond du Lac.
Wis., is the guest of Mrs. T. EL Bell of
S05 South Hohman street, for several
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Rolwer of Carroll
street have Mrs. O. R. Rohrer and her
father, Dr. W. A. Schriver, of Birden,
HU as their guests for two weeks.
Ma and Mrs. O. H. Lietzan had as
their guests Sunday, Miss Gertrude
Lietzan of Mount Clemens, Mich.; Mr.
and Mrs. August Roesow and son, Er
nest, and Miss Emma Lutz of Chicago
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Rohrer and their
guests, Mrs. O. It. Rohrer, Dr. W. A.
gchrlver, and Mrs. F. S. Betz will at
tend the Chicago horse show at the
Coliseum this evening.
The Hammond Male chorus and the
Women's chorus will have a rehearsal
this evening at the high school building
at 8 o'clock.
The Literature committee of the
Hammond Woman's club met this after
noon at the homa of the leader, Mrs.
Edith B. Griffin, 120 Ogden street
Mrs. T. R. Gillis of Angola. Inr., ar
rived yesterday for an extended visit at
the home of her son. Dr. Robert Gillis,
1 Carroll street.
The Martha society of the Christian
church will meet with Mrs. Pinkerton,
2S1 Indiana avenue, Wednesday after
noon. Mrs. Frankie Nason of Indiana ave
nue returned yesterday from Thayer,
lnd where she spent a few days with
her sister, Mrs. L. P. Kuss.
Mr. and Mrs. Fife of East Chicago,
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Escher and Miss
Mabel Esoher will compose a theatre
party to se "Ben Hur" at the Audi
torium Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Floyd Irish went to
Crown Point this evening to be the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C Graves
at a reception given by the Pleasure
club at the home of Mrs. Donnoho.
Miss Lola Herr.stock returned to her
home in Valparaiso this afternoon after
spending a few days at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. McAleer of East Webb
Mrs. IL M. Godfrey will go to Shav
er, Ind., tomorrow to spend a few days
with her sister, Mrs. L. P. Kuss. Her
parents, Mr. and Mr3. S. J. English, are
visiting there, and will return with
Mrs. L. L. Bomberger delightfully en
tertained the members of the Embroid
ery club, yesterday afternoon. The
rooms were decorated appropriate to
Halloween. The guests were Mesdames
Charles A. Smith, Charles Dyer, IL F.
Sharrer. Ira Dickenson, V. S. Reiter,
Ralph Pierce and G. H. Austin, Misses
Alice Holm and Fannie Rhustadt
Another event for tomorrow evening
in celebration of Hallowe'en is an in
formal dancing party, to be given by
a number of young men from the of
fices of the Fitzhugh Luther company.
Betz & Company. Reid. Murdoch com
pany and the Simplex Railway Ap
pliance company. The affair is to be
given in Long's hall, and the young
men in charge are H. M. Smith, Stuart
Goodrich, W. F. Reilley and Franklin
Andy Stompf, East Chicago... 28
Erzsebet Toth, East Chicago 24
Charles S. Ellis, Chicago 23
Iliff Dilts, Chicago 19
Isaac Oscar Stoner, Chicago 38
Betrle E. Lucken3, Chicago 29
Wm. L. Delahoyde, Chicago 23
Mary Elizabeth McMahon, Chicago.. 22
A. Z. Offhausin of Chicago transact
ed business in Hammond today.
F. D. Cross of Hammond transacted
business in the city today.
E. England was a business visitor to
Chicago this morning.
P. II. Clayton made a business trip
to Chicago today.
R. S. Scott of Chicago transacted
business in Hammond this morning.
Otto Morbeck was a business visitor
here this morning from the city.
S. J. Gerber of Chicago was here
this morning on business.
A. E. Jarnecke transacted business
in Chicago this morning.
C. II. Congthon of Chicago was a
business visitor here today.
John Young was a business visitor
to Chicago today.
John Spindler of Lowell was a Ham
mond business visitor today.
Harry Lyons has returned from a
short business trip to Gibson.
W. IL Hemp transacted business In
Chicago today.
John Dillon of Chicago was a busi
ness visitor here today.
R. B. Powley of Minneapolis was a
business visitor to Hammond today.
C. Hasse transacted business In Chi
cago today.
O. E. Sheets was a city business vis
itor this morning.
Julius Pito of East Chicago was here
this morning on business.
Dr. Seyfarth transacted professional
business in he city, today.
John Leisenfelt of Hammond trans
acted business In the city today.
M. M. Towle of Hammond transacted
business In the city today.
D. A. Gardner of Valparaiso was in
Hammond this afternoon on business.
Ed. Fuller of Hammond saw "Ben
Hur" at the Auditorium last night.
D. W. Hill of Hebron was the guest
of Hammond friends this morning.
P. L Briggs of Gary was a business
visitor in Hammond today.
John Hack of Lowell was in Ham
mond on business this morning.
Allie Holman of Hammond made a
short business trip to the city this
A. M. DeWeese, assistant agent at
the local Erie office, went to Lima, O..
last night on business.
Ticket Agent Wilhelm of the Erie,
has a new safe in the depot, which
was put in Monday.
Rev. P. L. Davis of Lowell was the
guest of Hammond friends this morn
ing, while on his way to the city.
O. Christenson of Chicago arrived
here this morning for a visit with
W. and Gust Gold of Cleveland, O.,
who have been employed in Hammond,
returned to their home this morning.
George Peterson of Chicago was a
business caller on Hammond mer
chants this morning.
George Brahos of the "Palace of
Sweets" was a city business visitor
this morning.
W. Flowers of Hammond went to
Stony Island this morning for a short
visit with relatives.
Albert Maack, candidate for treas
urer on the republican ticket, was a
Lowell visitor this morning.
John Beisig and A Hull were busi
ness visitors to Hammond from Lowell
this morning.
L. IL Harvey and H. L Mann were
business visitors to Indiana Habor this
E. G. Hamlin of Newark, O., is the
guest of Wm. Henry, 819 Sheffield ave
nue, this week.
Dr. Seyfarth of Hammond went to
the city on professional business this
Grant Hunter of Hammond leaves to
night for northern Wisconsin, where
he will be the guest of friends.
C. G. Halstead of New York City
was a business visitor in Hammond
Wm. J. Henry of Elkhart, Ind., was
the guest of Hammond friends this
Milo Pixley of Lowell, InL, will
spend this evening with Hammond
Frank Rudolph of Lafayette stopped
over in Hammond today on his way to
Attorney J. Will Belshaw of Lowell
transacted business in Hammond yes
terday. E. E. Woodcock of Lowell passed
through Hammond today on his way to
Rev. I. M. Houser of Crawfordsville,
Ind., was in Hammond today on his
way to Gary, where he will vi3it with
Louis Eder of Hammond has been
given the ticket agency for the after
noon and night shift at the Nickel
Plate depot.
Wm. F. Bridge, R. C. Miller, A. M.
Turner, W. H. Gostlin and Peter Meyn
were among the Hammond people who
transacted business in the city today.
C. N. Bruner of Fort Wayne was
through here this morning on his way
to Indiana Harbor, where he went on
Frank Bouhl of Chicago stopped
over here for a short visit this morn
ing while on his way to Indiana Har
bor. George Barnes of Chicago, a repre
sentative of the Illinois Life Insurance
company, was a business visitor here
Leslie Williams of Hammond left
yesterday for Pittsburg, Pa., where he
will take his former position with a
plate glass firm.
Fred Heintz, who has been in Flor
ida on business connected with the re
moval of his roller skating rink to
that state, returned home this morn
ing. The Chicago, Cincinnati & Louisville
road now has the track for its new
road laid up to Savony and rapid
progress toward Hammond is being
The K. O. T. M. band, under the
leadership of Dt A. Pugh, which furnish
ed music for Congressman Crumpack
er's speech last night, was pronounced
A baby boy arrived last evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Taylor E.
Saxton in 51 Ogden street. The proud
father is at the head of the credit de
partment at the Conkey plant.
E. Bixeman of the county poor farm,
was in Hammond today. Mr. Bixeman
reports everything to be in good run
ning order on the farm, although quar
ters are beginning to get crowded,
which he says is due to the approach
of winter.
R. D. Barclay, M. D., physician and
surgeon in Cerro Gordo, 111., was In
Hammond today, an$ engaged a suite
of rooms on the fourth floor of the
Hammond building, where he will open
offices later. Aa soon as arrangements
can be made hs will move his family
to Hammond.
Coroner Hoskins held an inquest this
morning over the remains of an un
known man who was found dead in a
real estate office in Tolleston yesterday
Although unknown in name and re
lations, the dead man was a familiar
person around Tolleston, where he was
known to be of unsteady habits. By
those who knew him he was generally
called "Paddy" or "Red." For some
time he was employed at Gary, but the
past few weeks he spent in Tolleston.
The man is seemingly about 40 years
old. He is five feet three inches tall
and weighs about 140 pounds. He has
blue eyes, blond hair and a sandy-col
ored mustache. He will be buried at
the county's expense.
There seems to be a mistaken idea
among hunters that they may kill all
the rice hens they see fit on any day
This is not true, the limit of twenty
four to be killed in one day being the
same as for ducks, as the following
section will show:
Section 599, Acts of 1905. "Who
ever shoots or kills more than twenty-
four wild ducks, brants, or other water
fowl In any one day shall,
on conviction, be fined $10 for each
wild duck, brant or other water fowl
so shot or killed in excess of twenty-
It is understood every effort will be
made to prosecute and convict viola
tors of this section of the law.
Officer John Kunz this morning ar
rested a goat named Sultan and thereby
hang3 a tale. Before continuing, it
might be well to relate that Sultan was
soon released for lack of sufficient evl
dence to convict him.
Sultan, belongs to Fred Sommers, but
it was sort of a personal affair Som-
mefs name has not been put on the
police file.
It seems that Sultan was busied this
forenoon in the neighborhood of the
Hotel Carleton where Is employed
Mrs. Soweis who sometimes carries out
the ashes. This morning she evidently
raised more dust than Sultan thought
necessary so he "tutted in". It is not
necessary to go into details to explain
just how Sultan "butted in". Suffice It
to say that Mrs. Soweis fell over
nearby brick pile.
Officer Kunz who just then stepped
around the corner was appealed to and
sizing up the situation he began to be
labor the billy goat with his billy and
the latter retaliated with an attempt
to knock Kunz down goat fashion
umcer K.unz, however, anticipating
Sultans design, seized the goat by
the horns and under his breate he mut
tared: "You to the Michigan Central
tracks where a steam engine shall pass
juui nee uhicu Duay. ro more
shail you go into people's back yards
and there steal and eat their red under
shirts nor shall you any longer inter
fere with such decent people as Mrs
As there was no train due for the
next half hour and Sultan made a si-
lent plea for mercy the officers heart
relented and he sent Sultan on his way
First race Sally Preston, first; Ace
High, second; Jim Leonard, third.
Second race Delmore, first; Pirate
Polly, second; A. Muskoday. third.
Third race Chandos, first; Aster
D'Or, second; Comedian, third.
Fourth race Rye, Srst; Wes, sec
ond; Bivouac, third.
Fifth race Macy Jr., first; McKit-
tredge, second; Nemesis, third.
First race Toboggan, first; Revolt,
second; Nuns Veiling, third.
Second race The Mate, first; Belden,
second; D'Ormont, third.
Third race Ethel Day, first; Meadow-
breeze, second; Stoner Hill, third.
Fourth race Noel, first; Minnehaha,
second; Albula, third.
LOST Between Conkey nlant and
Carleton Hotel, package containing
charts and statements. Return to Fitz-
Hugh Luther Co. and receive reward.
Hallowe'en reception and entertain
ment given by Hammond Tent. No. 42
K. O. T. M., to members and friends.
Illustrated songs Floyd Monett.
Stereoptican views.
' Solo M. M. Bruer.
Fifteen minute talk J. W. Repolgle,
Great R. K.
Prof. Brown, noted entertainer and
Hoffman Bros. Legerdemain.
Refreshments Apples and cider.
Wednesday evening, Oct. 31.
Mrs. E. L. Shortridge announces that
she has resumed her classes in water
color and china painting. Class days
are Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.
10-30-5t 121 East Clinton St.
Wishing to close out my stock of
aluminum ware, I will offer It at a
great reduction in price. If you want
a bargain now is your chance, as I
must sell at once. Goods are now on
exhibition at Dr. Stauffer's drug store,
State and Oakley avenue, Hammond,
Ind. Come and see them.
F. A. PARKER, Salesman.
The Straw be IM:ido factory Irishes to
announce that It has no retail braniahet
or stores in Hammond or elsewhere.
The company sells direct from the fac
tory only, at factory prices. Do not
be misled or confused by pianos
wit similar named, but when in tbe
market for an Instrument, bay, direct
from the factory, thereby saving mid
dlemen's profits and agents commission
Terms to suit. Take South Hob ma i
street car, come and see bow fiOOl
pianos are made. 10-26-lwk
Custom Borrowed from the Boers to
Get Rid of Bores.
In South Africa candles are used
toe lighting purposes In the homes
and when a young Boer maiden has
gentlemen visitors, the mother sticks
a pin in the candle, and when it has
burned to the pin the callers under
stand that it is time for their de
Mrs. Early, a society matron of
Washington, recently made a visit to
the Transvaal, and was impressed
with the custom of the Boers that
she determined to introduce it into
her own home. Consequently the elec
trie lights were removed and candles
substituted in the drawing-room.
Mr. Staylate, a frequent though not
always welcome caller, was one of
the first visitors to call after the in
auguration of the new custom. He
witnessed the placing of the pin in
the candle by Mrs. Early, and after
she had gone ventured to inquire:
"Why, Miss Early, does your moth
er stick a pin in the candle?"
"Oh," responded the young woman
with an air of apparent Innocence
"mother learned that in South Africa
as a way of sending home the Boers."
Harper's Weekly.
Women Must Like to Work.
The increase In the number of wom
en In the trade and industry of Amer
ica is alarming. Out of 205 "gainful
occupations" enumerated by the cen
sus of the United States, there are
only eight in which women do not ap
pear. From four out of these eight oc
cupations women are excluded by law
At the present time there are over
6,000.000 women at work in various
trades and occupations in the United
States. In 1900, of every five Ameri
can women over ten years of age,
there was one who was going outside
of her family duties and who was tak
ing part in the gainful work of the
working world. At that time there
were 40 women civil engineers, 30
women mechanical and electrical en
gineers and three women mining en
gineers, besides 14 women veterinary
surgeons. Technical World.
A Reason.
WrightHaven't sold those crazy
verses yet, I suppose?
Penman Yes, I have,
"You don't mean it?"
"Yes, I do; and I'll tell you a funny
thing about it. There were only 20
lines and the editor paid me for 40."
"That accounts for it The editor
was seeing double the day he bought
The New Fashions la Curtains Re
vlve tbe Old.
The purchase of new curtains 13 an.
all important one and a question which j
drives to desperation many a shopper
who is at other times unruffled, Help
less she sits there in the curtain de
partment, while the obliging clerk
gracefully displays his assortment,
with ail its glories, and at the end of a
half hoar the purchaser is in more of
a maze than ever on the subject.
The principal point for her to re
member in this season's choice is that
the old styles are coming back and
that the cornice is being revived. Last
winter it made its appearance firsf,
and a certain new hotel, which is sup
posed to be an authority on good taste,
had all its rooms supplied with cor
nices made of the same cloth as the
window curtains. This style became
popular then, but now the old fashion
ed brass and gilt cornices of colonial
days are most in demand. The orig
inals are so rare that they are almost
unattainable, but such good imitations
are made that the difference can
scarcely be noted.
When cornices were the fashion in
former years it was the custom to
draw back the curtains, but today they
are, as a rule, allowed to hang. The
lambrequin is edged with gimp of the
same shade as the cloth, and some
times, when the curtains are made of
some cheap little material, such aa
cotton or cotton and silk, this gimp la
not used at all. Bedroom curtains,
made of some soft material and edged
with a rufile of lace, are exceedingly
effective hanging from a brass cornice,
no sash curtain bein ased.
Fortunately fashion does not sane
tion the Nottingham lace curtains, un
graceful, hard to launder and alto
gether hideous. Swiss, madras and Cal
cutta net are welcome substitutes.
Soft cream madras, ranging from 35 to
70 cents a yard, may be made into as
pretty a curtain as any one could de
sire. Colored nets In a great variety
of designs are used for casement cur
tains or for Inner curtains when the
glass is covered with a cream or white
In regard to making curtains at
home, those who have the best success
follow these rules: Make the hems
about two inches wide; miter the cor
ners; turn tbe top hem in two or three
thicknesses, as the rurtain is very apt
to shrink when laundered.
A Guide to Happiness.
Learn to laugh. A good laugh is bet
ter than medicine. Learn to tell a sto
ry. A well told story is as welcome as
a sunbeam in a sickroom. Learn to
keep your own troubles to yourself.
The world is too busy to care for your
ills and sorrows. Lern to do some
thing for others. Even if you are a
bedridden invalid, there is always
something that you can do to make
others happier, aud that is the surest
way to attain happiness for yourself.
Let your aim be high. Let some
great object fire your whole being.
Our country holds out a thousand situ
ations which you might All honorably.
Seek to be such that the present gener
ation and all posterity will hold you in
the sweetest remembrance of doing
some sunshine work.
Staffed Sweet Peppers.
Select the sweet green peppers which
are very mild. Have some cold cooked
meat chopped fine and seasoned with
salt and pepper. Cut the tops from the
peppers and take out all the seeds, be
ing sure not to miss one. Fill with the
meat and Bet closely together in a
baking dish. For five, peppers mix one
cup of strained cooked tomato, two
tablespoons of water, a rounding table
spoon of butter and half a level tea
spoon of salt. Four into the peppers,
then bake them in a slow oven, basting
A Handy Table.
The following time table shonld
preserved by every mother, as it Is of
ten a source of the greatest anxiety to
know whether or, not a child will de
velop a disease after having been ex
posed to it: Chickenpox, symptoms
usually appear on the fourteenth day;
diphtheria, second day; measles, four
teenth day; mumps, nineteenth day;
scarlet fever, fourth day; smallpox,
twelfth day; typhoid fever, twenty
first day; whooping cough, fourteenth
Tke Wasn Ladr.
"lie say they have a servant at hi
house who just goes tearing through
her day's work."
"It must be their washwoman.
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Sunday, November 4
Do you like good singing? Corns out and hear
6 6
The Northland Singer, and see him in that
Funny Comedy
It has made millions laugh. Makes one laugh
to think of it. At every performance Air. Hendricks
will sing the latest hits: "Fair Land of Sweden"
"A Swagger Swedish Swell," "Northland Lullaby,"
"Strawberries," "Open Your Mouth and Shut Your
Prices: 25, 35, 50 and 75c,
in a well lighted house.
A Pore, Brilliant
Gas or Electric Light
Makes your home more cheerful and
gives you that comfortable, contented
feeling-. You can't afford to be without
it. Telephone for cost of installation to
147 Souib Hohman. Ptusaa 10.
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1 'U-Prifm
E. A. KINKADE, buildIr
110 First National Bank BIdg.
Telephone Hammond, 3253. Opn Evening L'ttil 8 p. u.
nave no apologies
to offer;
excuses to make.
WE made the first real practical visible
writing machines ever placed on the
market, and we are making them yet
E made them good to start with we
are making them bet tor than ever
HP ODAY we know
b t er front fttrolle wholly
visible writing machines than any
competitors can ever hope to equal.
T takes time to
proved it.
135 WaSasli
$150 Each and Upwards
In the new steel city, Gary, Indiana, t75 ooo.ooo now bctaf
expended io building the largest steel plant in the world; by
the Unittd States Steel Co. Twenty-five thousand men will
be employed which means a city of over 100,000 inhabitants;.
Lets will double in value many times. Send for large map and
particulars. W. A. PRIDMORE, 134 Monroe st, Chicago.
C. J. WARD, Local Agent. Office opposite
depot, Tolleston.
s lodern Home
1500 Feet
Tha llgjiiinond Court House
: . Easy Payments -
how to and do make
prove quality; we've
terms, Chicago.

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