'Saturdav. Pec. 22, 190G.
THE LAKE COUNTY TIMES
7 - '4
Mrs. J. C. Cooper is suffering from a
Lad cold, having- been confined to her
room for several days.
Ora L. "U'ildermuth left for his
home at Star City, Ind., this morning
where he expects to spend the holi
days. The Lake Shore trains from the east
are all running late this morning on
account of the heavy snow and wind
etorms through Ohio and eastern In
diana. Victor Falkenau, president of the
Falkneau jOonetruction company Is here
today partly for the purpose of looking
after the progress of the work and
partly to attend Justice court, his com
pany being defendant in a Buit there.
The Lake Shore has nearly completed
putting on the cinders for the team
track around the depot. Three car
loads of cinders were used, making the
approaches to the depot and freight
house more easy of access.
Julian Youche of Crown Point spent
yesterday forenoon here. Mr. Youche
is one of the men largely interested in
the purchase of the banks at Indiana
Harbor and East Chicago. The bank at
Tolleston in which he is Interested ex
pects to open in about two weeks.
The contract for the erection of the
four story office and store building to
bo built by A. F. Knotts, was awarded
to the Clark Construction company of
Chicago. This company has the erec
tion of several other large buildings
here. Mr. Clark, president of the com
pany spent yesterday afternoon here
making preparations for excavating
and closing his contract.
The contractors for the structural
steel and Iron work are beginning to
slacken somewhat in their work In the
higher parts of the building on account
of the heavy cold winds that have been
blowing for the past few days. The
work is going forward unhindered how
ever on the lower portions and great
progress can be noted dally.
The Falkenau Construction company
began this morning the work of putting
up the steel frame for the offlco build
ing just north of the river. One of the
large locomotive cranes was run down
yesterday from the work on the ma
chine shop and Is now at work un
loading and hoisting into place the
heavy structural frame work that goes
to make up the skeleton of the struct
ure. Hegewisch News
Horn, to Mr. and Mrs. John Martin
dale, a fine baby girl, Dec. 20.
Mr. and Mrs. Neal of Burnham start
ed today for Tennessee, where they
xpect to make their future .home.
WANTED Girl for general house
work. I. II. Silverman, 13501 Ontario
avenue, Ilrgewlsch, 111. 12-21-3t.
Mrs. Moran and Mrs. Harry Ren
barger called on Mrs. C. Mcltlll Thurs
Mrs. Piere Guthrig of Park Manor
entertained the Kvening Pedro club
at the home of Mrs. Masterson In
Krle avenue, Wednesday night.
W. J. Moran has severed his con
nection with the Western Steel Car &
Foundry company and has gone to
work for the Ryan Car works.
Ike B. Silverman's up-to-date Liquor
House. The most complete stock of
wines for medical and family use In
Hegewisch. Special prices from now
on during the Holidays. 13501 Ontario
avenue 12-14-1 m.
East Side News.
Carl Chrlstianson of South Chicago
was an East Side visitor yesterday.
The "East""Side Events" was circulat
ed on the East Side today.
Donald Currans has resigned his
position with the Federal Furnace
J. A. Anderson's residence, at 103rd
and.Ewln: avenue, will soon be ready
The funeral of Mrs. C. II. Hicks was
held today. The remains were sent
to Kankakee, her former home, for
Charles Smith of the East Side has
taken a position with the Federal
Furnace company at lOSth street and
Miss Lizzie Klopsch and Bert Brown
were married today by Rev. J. Fler
tag. pastor of the German Lutheran
church. The ceremony was perform
ed at the home of the bride's parents,
1071S Greenbay avenue.
Miss Helen Reid is on the sick list.
Mrs. Scully and daughters were
chopping in Chicago Friday.
Little Dennis O'Keefe of Hoxle ave
nue Is reported sick.
Frank Harris was In the city yes
terday. The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
McDonald is on the sick list.
The public schools closed Friday and
will not open until Jan. 7, 1907.
Mrs. T. Navin of 109th street has
fully recovered from her recent spell
of sickness. i
L. Prince and Miss J. Kiminskt at
tended the Calumet theater Wednes
Mrs. James Smith and children have
arrived from Canada to spend the
holidays with her mother, Mrs. Kin
zie, in Hoxie avenue.
Miss K. "VV. Cullen, assisting prin
cipal of the Marsh school, left today
for Cuba, where she intends to spend
Mr. McNealus' horse and buggy was
upset Into the ditch on lOSth street
today. The driver and rig were res
cued by a passing teamster without in
Jury to either.
The toboggan slide at Palmer park
is again being erected.
Mrs. Sterrman of 11826 State street
has gone to visit her people in Ham
mond. The Oxford market In order to keep
In the front ranks is having a large
electric sign put up.
Next Sunday evening at 7:30 o'clock
at the Bethany church a Christmas
song service will be given by the
choir and organist. They will be as
sisted by Miss Flora Waalkes and
Richard "Waalkes. Everybody is In
vited. A number of the friends of the
Misses Elsie and ETllne Granbauer of
Woodlawn were delightfully entertain
ed at their home. Among the guests
from Roseland and Gano were Misses
Bertha Becker, Selma Peterson, Alma
and Ruth Pohle.
Miss M. Whelan visited with friends
in Woodlawn Thursday evening.
Mr. Walsh and family are moving
into their new home in Lyon avenue.
Mrs. J. Moran of 9317 Lyon ave
nue Is entertaining her sister, Mrs. M.
M. Black, of Jollet.
Miss Margaret Green of 1815 92nd
place visited friends In the city yes
terday. Hobart News
George Pederson was a Chicago visit
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Johnson spent
Friday In Chicago.
Dr. F. W. Werner was in the city
Peter Jacobson visited with his
his mother in Chicago yesterday.
Miss Etta Henderson left Friday for
Silver Lake, Ind. where she will spend
the holiday vacation with her parents.
" Court Hobart No. 3, I. O. F. of A.
elected the following officers Thursday
evening for the ensuing term: C. R.,
W. Strom; V. C. R., Fred Thompson;
Treas., Fred Rose; F. S.. C. F. Heck;
R. S.. J. E. Mellon; S. W., Frank Bel
kow; J. W., Chas. Hamilton; S. B., Fred
Maybaum; J. B., Geo. Thompson. The
newly elected officers will be Installed
at the first meeting In January.
The funeral services of Mrs. W. A.
Clark will be held tomorrow afternoon.
Harvey Hlldebrandt is home from
school for the holiday vacation.
Mrs. Ed Simmons of Chicago is vis
iting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
E. C. Ames.
Miss Stella LaRoehe went to Goshen,
Ind., to spend the Christmas holidays
with her sister.
Adolph Kushl and family have oc
cupied the property he recently pur
chased on East Joliet street.
Miss Mary Curtis, principal of the
high school, left this morning for Syra
cuse, Ind., where she will spend the
holidays with relatives.
Aurltor Johnson has about 200 coun
ty warrants of various denominations
awaiting claimants. Under the law un
less these are cashed before Jan. 1st,
the money will go back Into the gen
eral county fund.
Contractor Rutz and Kurth have
started a new house for Chas. Henke.
J, C. Harlan was in town last even
ing looking after the interests of the
Mrs. Fred Harms lias been visiting
her sister. Mrs. Richard Smith in Ham
mond for a few days.
Miss Ella Lyons of Elkhart, is visit
ing Mrs. A. H. W. Johnson.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Irist.
a baby boy Thursday night.
R. G. Howell leaves tonight for his
home In Ohio.
A very large crowd attended Christ
mas exercises at the Congregational
church last night.
Lesh Hascall arrived home from Pur
due last night, and will spend the holi
days with his parents.
On account of Christmas the Rolling
Mills will be closed from Saturday until
Mr. Ross, superintendent of the
Block-Pollock company, is spending
the holidays at his home in Pittsburg.
E. W. Wickey and G. H. Lewis are
in New Orleans, La., looking after busi
ness interests there.
Mr. Francisco, shipping clerk of the
Republic Iron & Steel company, left
last night for his home in Dowayiac,
Mich., where he will remain until after
Rev. Van Auken leaves tomorrow
night for Middleville, Mich., where he
Joins his wife, and they will spend
Christmas with Mrs. Van Auken's par
ents. A Christmas service will be preached
tomorrow night at the Methodist
church, the subject being "Angels Sal
vation." Music will he furnished by
the Sunday school orchestra.
Exercises were held at most of the
schools yesterday, each teacher hav
ing taken pains to make the afternoon
enjoyable for the children. Especially
pretty were the kindergarten rooms at
the Wallace school. They were tastily
decorated with holly.
Miss Edith Applegate of Sycamore,
III., is home to spend the holidays.
Sherman Walters of Hebron was In
the city on business yesterday.
Robert Pierce of Pittsburg is at
home to spend the holidays.
Miss Grace Fox is visiting in Chi
cago with friends.
The contractors completed the Lowen
stlne alley today.
There is a penny photo gallery
opened on Monroe street, now.
Mr. and Mrs. Prosens, after spending
a ten days' honeymoon, returned to
their home in Michigan.
Edward Brown was fined $5 and
costs by Mayor Williams for assault
Adelbert Dobbins of DeMotte, was
fined $26.25 by Justice Louderback for
stealing a ride and beating a con
ductor on the Erie railroad.
The suit of Charles Foster vs. Val
paraiso city school board, was tried
yesterday afternoon and Judge Tuthill
awarded Mr. Foster $1,147.10 as super
intendent of construction.
D. Britton is on the sick list.
Mr. Carr has recovered from an at
tack of the grip.
P. Johnson of Burnside left last
night for California, where he Intends
to make his home.
Oitt Math, a car inspector at the
Nickel riate, was taken seriously ill
at his work Sunday morning and had
to be taken to the Union hospital at
Englewood, where he was operated for
S. R. Dennis left Tuesday night for
New Orleans, La.
Miss Myrtle Bihl of Wallace street, is
on the sick list. -
A. J. Smith and family will go to
Hamilton, New York, to spend the holi
days. Mr. and Mrs. James Patton of Eggle
ston avenue, will spend Sunday in Mor
Mr. Linn of Union avenue, is enter
taining his brother and family this
The Woman's Foreign Missionary so
ciety held a reception, in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. Ward, who are missslonaries
from India, at the home of Dr. E.
Frane Monill. It was a very pleasant
affair and was much enjoyed by all
St. John News.
Carl Gerlach returned from Ham
John Berwanger of Hammond visited
relatives in St. John yesterday.
Eberhardt Thlel was a Chicago busi
ness visitor Friday.
Mrs. Mary Keilman of Chicago
Heights, formerly of St. John, was in
St. John yesterday.
James Elliott, day towerman at the
Monon and C. I. & S. railroad crossing,
is visiting his parents at Delphi, Ind.
Auction bills for the personal prop
erty sale of August Batterman. liv
ing one-half mile south of Greuzburg,
for Dec. 2S, are out.
The local merchants are doing a
rushing business. Christmas shopping
has increased the usual number of cus
tomers, so they are kept busy till late
in the night.
Mrs. Joseph Wistenberger of Harrison
avenue, was a Chicago visitor Friday.
Mrs. C. Wonnocat of Harrison avenue
shopped in Chicago Friday.
Mrs. D. B. Hunt and daughter Avis
of Hammond, visited friends and rela
tives here yesterday.
Robert Murton of Indiana Harbor
called on friends in Robertsdale Fri
Miss Mamie Hebert of Lincoln avenue
has recovered from a recent attack of
Mr. and Mrs. James Nlckolson of
Roberts avenue, and nephew Thos.
Nlckolson of England, were Chicago
visitors last evening.
Miss Kate McKenna of Lincoln ave
nue has resumed her duties at O'Keefe's
restaurant after an illness of a few
Mrs. Chas. Stross and daughter Ella,
Mrs. William Dunn, Miss Mary Stein
and Harry Stross went on a shopping
trip to Chicago today.
John Slalter of Johnston, Penn.. is
spending the holidays with his aunt.
Mrs. Joseph Witsenberger of Harrison
Messrs Jake Wakson and D. B. Hunt
of Hammond formerly mail carriers of
this place, expect to be transferred to
Texas in the near future.
The Franklin school held their
Christmas exercises Friday afternoon,
many parents and friends being pres
ent. The Robertsdale Evangelical Sunday
school will hold their Christmas exer
cises Monday evening, Dec. 24, at 7
o'clock -sharp. The Sunday school
scholars will render the greater portion
of the program and the choir will give
several selections. A good program is
promised and all are cordially invited
John Miller of Griffith was a Dyer
business visitor yesterday.
Mrs. Frank Scheldt and the Misses
Barbara and Tillle Scheldt made a
shopping tour to Hammond yesterday.
Rev. William Berg of Scherervllle
was here yesterday visiting with Rev.
John DIedrich of Roseland, Neb., who
has been visiting here, left yesterday
afternoon for his home.
Mrs. John Gusenberger and Mrs.
Lorenz Margraf left this monrlng for
Hammond where they will visit with
friends for a few days.
The exercises given at our public
schools yesterday afternoon were well
attended. Not only patrons but others
as well were present.
Miss Cora Hayden . Js visiting rela
tives at Sherburnville, 111.
A great deal of corn remains un
husked In the fields. " -
There is now prospects of a white
The Knight hotel has recently been
provided with steam heat in every
room. Wesley Morgan of Chicago put
in the new heating aparatus.
Charley Anderson went to Chicago
Thursday to consult Dr. Greenfield, a
specialist, with regards to a serious
case of stomach trouble.
Mrs. John Cox, who has been enjoy
ing an extended visit with Crown Point,
Hammond and Chicago friends, has re
turned to home here.
The rural mail carriers will have to
carry mail Christmas In order that the
patrons may get their presents on that
day, and prehaps the carriers may be
made to smile a lltle, too.
Marshall Nichols, who had the mis
fortune a couple weeks ago to get his
hand injured in a corn shredder, Is
getting along nicely and will soon be
able to resume business again.
Mrs. A, M. LaForte, mother of Mrs.
E. E. Woodcock, will leave today for
Washington, D. C, for a two weeks'
visit with her son, Thomas, and family.
Her son is employed In the bureau of
government printing and engraving.
FOR RENT Two rooms furnished for
light housekeeping. Inquire 302
Fischrupp avenue. Whiting.
Mrs. Lampman of New York avenue,
was In the city yesterday.
Miss Gladfelter has gone to St. Louis
to remain until after the holidays.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. R, Bell yester
day morning, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Ridley of Cleveland av
enue, have moved to Crown Folnt.
Spencer Turner of Chesterton, Ind.,
attended the bricklayer's meeting at
the I. O. O. F. hall last night.
Mrs. Orlando Lee of East Side, visit
ed her parents. Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
Carpenter last night.
Mrs. O. M. McCarthy and her sister,
Emma, saw "Monte Christo" at the
Calumet last night.
Miss Jennie L. Trott, the musical dl-
rector of the school, left yesterday for
Junction City, Kan.
James Champlain went to Belvidere.
O., yesterday to spend the holidays with
Miss Stoerlein has gone to Iowa and
Miss N. Waite to Oshkosk, Wis., to
spend their vacations.
The families of James Twitt, James
Gill and B. Parks left yesterday for
Cleveland to remain until after Christ
mas. Clarence and Bessie Artman will
spend Christmas with their parents at
The members of the high school
gave their friends a rare treat yester
day when the following program was
given In the auditorium of the new
manual training building . Piano solo,
Margaret Langmyer; recitation, Mar
gerulte Fiffleld; current events, Clar
ence Artman; music. Big Four; reading
Helen O'Hara; instrumental music,
Harry Timm; original Christmas story,
Ir.ex Lee; recitation, Gaynelle Eaton;
quarette Irma Kraut, Martha Schaaf,
Elizabeth Swartz and Walter Smith.
Union Council, No. 9 D. of L., held a
very Interesting meeting, Thursday
evening. They initiated four new
members, had nomination and election
of officers, after which a dainty lunch
eon was served. The following are the
new officers which were elected: Coun
cillor, Annie Naef; associate councillor,
Emillna Milligan; vice councillor, Elsie
Koch; associate vice councillor, Oliver
Cole; recording secretary, Ida Skelling
er; associate recording secretary, Anna
Ahrens; financial secretary, Cora Leach;
treasurer, Florence Hehman; guide,
Anna Gordon; inside guide, Amy Curt
la; outside guard, Elizabeth Waltzer;
first delegates, Cora Leach, second
delegates, Retta Knapp; new trustee,
Black Oak News
Miss Jennie Kickert of Highlands Is
the guest of her sister, Mrs. Henry
Henry Ewen sold his gray team to
a party in Tolleston this morning.
School closed yesterday for the holi
J. C. Seberger and F. B. Scheldt trans
acted business In Hammond yesterday.
William Holsman, a sugar maker
from Turkey Creek, transacted busi
ness here yesterday.
NEGRO THE ASSASSIN
Captain Macklin Called to tho
Door of His Quarters and
SEQUEL OF THE TEXAS AFFAIR?
So It Is Believed at Fort Reno Blood
Hounds Sent For.
Officer Twice Wounded, Once in tho
Abdomen Was at Browns
ville When the Town
Vas "Shot Up."
El Reno, O. T., Dec. 22. Captain
Edgar 13. Macklin, of company C,
Twenty-fifth United States infantry,
was shot twice and dangerous wound
ed by a negro, and belief is expressed
here that it wns one of the members
of the troop discharged by President
Roosevelt for participation in the
Brownsville riots. Bloodhounds will
bo breught here from Oklahoma City
to track the assassin. The 6hooting
occurred at the officer's quarters at
Fort Reno. Captain Macklin and his
wife were seated at the dinner tablo
when some one tried to gain entranco
at the side door.
Evidently Intent on Murder.
Captain Macklin asked: "Who is
there?" The reply came "I have a
message for you." "Com around to
the back door," said Captain Macklin.
A negro, part of his face covered by a
mask, entered with the command:
"Throw up your hands and give me all
the money you've got." Without giv
ing Captain Macklin time to reply he
Hired twice, then fled into the darkness.
One bullet entered Captain Macklln's
abdomen, the second struck him in tho
jaw. The surgeon says that while his
wounds are dangerous they are not
Captain "Was at Brownsville.
Captain Macklin is about 30 years of
age and Is a son of Colonel Macklin,
who recently was retired with the pay
of a brigadier general. On Dec. 14
the secretary of war, upon recom-'
ntendatlon of the general staff, ordered
the trial by court martial of Captain
Macklin, under the sixty-second article
of war for "conduct to the prejudice j
of good order and discipline, in failing
to exercise due diligence in prevent
ing the occurrence of rioting at Browns
ville, Tex., last August." Captain
Macklin enlisted In the ranks and was
given a commission in 1898. lie saw
service in the Philippines, and was one
of the officers who served under Gen
eral "Jake" Smith In the first cam
paign against the natives in Samar.
That Trouble at Fort Barrancas.
Washington, Dec. 22. As the result
of the demand of Secretary Taft for J
a report of the facts connected with
the publication that an attack had been
made by armed soldiers from Fort
Barrancas. Fla., upon a trolley car on
the line between Pensacola and the
fort, In revenge for the ejection of
on of their number from the car, the
officer in command at Fort Barrancas
reports that there was some trouble,,
but that no one has complained to tho
military authorities that any shots
were fired, and that an Inquiry is be
ing made by a board of officers.
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