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5... TKE3 OTIES. 1 I -J- The Lrakze Oounty Times SECLUDING THE SOUTH CHICAGO TIMES EDITION AND THE GARY IXQ TIMES EDITION. EVENING NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED BY THE LAKE COUNTY PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY. ' -Entered as second class matter June 28. 1806, at the postofflce at Ham mond, Indiana, under the Act of Congress. March S. 1S7." MAI2V OFFICES UAMMOXD, IND. TELEPHONES UAMMOXD, 111 113 WTTITISG, 111 EAST CHICAGO, 111. INDIANA HARBOR, 111 SOUTH CHICAGO, S10 m TTV SOUTH CHICAGO OFFICE ROOM 15, LINCOLN BUILDING. " TEIJEPHOJrE,2S8. FOUEIGPT REPRESENTATIVES PAYNE YOUNG. 7C9 MARQUETTE BUILDI5K5, CHICAGO. 510 POTTER BUILDING, NEW YORK. YEAR HALF YEAR.... E INGLE COPIES aero ger Paid Up Circulation Than Any whe det- bu. a CIRCULATION YESTERDAY CIRCULATION BOOKS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR INSPECTION AT ALL TIMES. TO SUBSCRIBERS Reader of The Times ore requested to favor the man agement by reporting any Irregularities la delivering. Communicate wlta the Circulation Department, or telephone 111. ' COMMUNICATIONS. THE TIMES Trill print all communication on subjects general Interest , to the people, when such communications are signed by the writer, but will reject nil communications not signed, no matter what their merits. This pre 4caatlea is taken to avoid misrepresentation. THE TIMES' Is published In the best Interest ot the people and Its utterances always Intended to promote the general welfare of the public at large. ' lAPOETE'S FEMALE FRANKENSTEIN. When one looks around him and sees the beautiful things of this earth; ; hears the glad voice of nature, comes In contact with the highest forms of ; civilization, such as the fine arts, music and books, It is Impossible to realize that there has lived, we might say, at our very doors a woman, a creature fashioned after the likeness of the Almighty, who was so shapen in sin and Iniquity as to be guilty of the most horrible murders such as have been given Tip by tha earth in LaPorte. That the city itself, one of the most beautiful places in one of the grandest commonwealths In the greatest country in the world should have housed such a hellish harpy, seems in Itself incredible. That twelve human beings should have lost their lives inv Jie dwelling of such a fernine vampire as the Gunness creature has proven to be, passes all under Btanding. All the horrors of the dark ages cannot equal those yawning manure covered "soft spots" giving up their rotting burdens of dismembered trunks, mutilated limbs and boggart corpses. To think that strong men In their prime and tender children alike, should have been sent Into eternity either by a woman or with her knowledge is a horror from the pit of Acheron and the realms of Pluto, and every good citizen of Indiana will praj that the mystery may be solved by the LaPorte county authorities. BOTH PARTIES IN THE SADDLE. Now that the democratic county convention is over, the political sky is decidedly clearer than it was a week ago. The groping In the darkness is over. Lake county republicans, who were under the strain awaiting the out come of the Gary convention, feel relieved to find the enemy in the open and glad to find the election some months off, long enough to rally their forces which were shaken up somewhat on account of the ominous sounds that were emanating from the Garmy ambush now and then. Lake county democrats are riding on the top wave, however, at present owing to their stampede of Gary, Lake county's political battle-ground and elded by the Industrial depression- in the northern part of the county, they consider this a year for democratic victory. The republican and democratic parties are at present in a state of mazy action and .reaction, and as spring grows into summer nd summer into fall, action on the one hand, and reaction In which the democrats are now triumph ing, will resolve themselves into the same cycle of reaction and action, punct uated by political" Impulse, regulated, however, In a great measure by the laws of political economy, and continuing so in that round until election day, when according to the present outlook the party that rides on the top wave will sweep the county. Taking the present perspective not forgetting a few glimpses into the past when the campaign was in its infancy, the question that seems most logical now is: "Which of the two parties can regulate its activities so as to count on the phychological moment on that great day in November? That is, from the best view point at present, the situation as regards the county tickets in general, not forgetting the possibilities that are ever coupled wlth them owing to the national election drawing near. But there are a few men on both tickets, whom the fate of the whole ticket will seemingly not effect, and there are democratic and republican candidates both whose election at this time seems almost assured. "THIS DATE IN HISTORY." May 7 1665 The principle of the appropria tion act adopted by the common wealth and definitely established. 1812 Robert Browning, English poet, born. Died Dec. 12, 1889. 1840 Many lives and much property lost in tornado In Adams county, Mississippi. 1848 Edwin Warfield, former governor of Maryland, born. J873--Salomon P. Chase, chief Justice of the United States, born. Died Jan. 13, 1808. 1904 The Japanese captured Feng-wang-cheng, the Russians retreat ing without giving battle. "THIS IS 31 Y 61 ST BIRTHDAY." Lord Roseberry. The Right .Honorable Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of Roseberry and former premier of Great Britain, was born in London, May 7, 1847, the son of the late Archibald Lord Dalmeny. He received his education at Eton and Christ Church college, Oxford, and suc ceeded to his title -In 1868. He first spoke in public in the house of lords in 1871. when at the opening of parlia ment he was selected by Mr. Gladstone then prime minister, to second an ad dress in reply to a speech from the throne. This he did with great tact, and evoked from Mr. Gladstone -a ref erence to his extrordlnary promise. In 1874 Lord Roseberry was elected lord record of Aberdeen university, and in 1880 lord rector of Edinburgh. In 1881 he was appointed under secretary of state for the home department, and in 1886, in Mr. Gladstone's next govern ment, was appointed secretary of state for foreign affairs. Early In his ca reer he said he had three ambitions in life: To win the Derby, to marry the richest heiress in England, and to become prime minister. His ambitions were fulfilled. In 1878 he married the daughter of the great banker, Baron Meyer de Rothschild. 'In 1894 he be ........ , . $1.50 ONE CENT Other Newspaper in Calumet Region. came premier and a year or two later he saw his colors win the race in the great annual event at Epsom Downs. RANDOM THINGS AND FLINGS "I am a democrat," say3 Yon Yon son. That sounds familiar, Yon. They haven't succeeded yet in shov ing Jeff Davis into the tall timber. A GIRL LOVES A MAN BECAUSE HE'S STRONG AND THEN GETS SORE AT HIM BECAUSE SHE CANT TWIST HIM AROUND HER PINK-NAILED LITTLE FINGER. Unkey Joe Cannon seems to be hav ing his guns spiked one by one. There's no telling what Dad Camer on s cars wouldn't do if we didn't have good telegraph poles for backstops. You near a lot About platonlc love But where did yu ever hear the words Platonic hater Somebody has got to come to the mid die with a -snake story. Our snake editor reminds us that It Is the open season for snake stories. The feminine Intellect simply topples over at bank book balanc ing. An East Chicago man says the doc- THE i Daily Round After reading the Becker-Wolter controversy one wonders what sort of a come-back there Is going to be. If you have a bicycle sell It then you won't have It stolen from you. Best fish story up to the hour ot stereotyp ing the third paget A Massachusetts man caught a ten-inch trout wrapped in a five dollar bill which had evidently been lodged in the brush through which the trout was pulled in. Valpa raiso Messenger please write. These be the days when the flies come and peer through the screens and laugh at us. Every dog has his day, but the trouble of It all is that it is not every dog that knows when he's having it. tor told him that he had a disease that wasn't found in the dictionary. He didn't look In the appendix, how ever. Hammond kid asked mother what a prevaricator was. "Ask your pa, Willie," retorted ma. "HE knows." Australia's only beast of prey is called the dingo, or wild dog. There were several of these dlngos broke loose about 2 a. m. in Homewood this a. m. DO YOU KNOW What has become of the old-fash loned man who called a drink of red eye a "snifter." Now this Is no miss ing word contest? South Chicago has also discovered several dope fiends. S. Chi. doesn't even propose to let Hammond be at her in the naughty things. An exchange tells a pretty good onet "A London cabby was seated In a bar room and drinking beer deliberately after the manner of his kind. A Scotchman entered, ordered a drink of whisky, and swallowed it immediately, He repeated his order and again drank hurriedly. He ordered two more drinks and eulped them down. The cabman, amazed, at last broke out: "Beggln' your pardon, governor, but why do you take your drinks so sudden like?" The Scotchman answered solemnly! "Why, man, 16 years ago I accidently knocked over a glass." IN POLITICS State headquarters for Hearst's In dependence league have been opened In Indianapolis. Charles F. S. Neal of Lebanon is in charge. It is declared that a full state ticket will be nomi nated about August 1 and that con gressional candidates will be nomi nated in every district. Mayor Becker's clash with City Treasurer "Wolter has been the sensa tion of the hour in politics, aiyJL some unkind mutterlngs are heard, in which the mayor has come in for a good tongue-lashing. Attorney E. D. Brandenburg, ap pointed by the republicans of Ham mond as the custodian of the Standard vote, is looking about to find an in terpreter who speaks ten languages, more or les3. John Papp, the demo cratic councilman possibility, was recommended to him, but Brandenburg held up his hands in horror. "Back up," he yelled. "I want this man to take the republican vote at the Stand ard." "The way I figure it out," said a Hammond republican this morning, "la that Sheriff Carter is going to get a good many republican votes and Tom Grant is going to get a good many democratic candidates." R. Carl Mlnton, legislative superin tendent of the Indiana Anti-Saloon league, has prepared a legal opinion regarding the constitutionality of a local option law, such as the one pro posed by the republican state platform, and showing a long line of opinions by the supreme courts of Indiana and other states tending to uphold legisla tion of the kind. Terre Haute, Ind., May 6. The democratic committee of the fifth con gressional district decided to hold the nominating convention In Rockville. The date had previously been fixed for May 26. The joint representative con vention for Vigo and Vermilion coun ties will be held in Terre Haute, May 20, and the Joint senatorial for Vigo and Clay will be held the same day, also In this city. WYOMING FOR TAFT. Lander, Wyo., May 7. The republi can state convention of Wyoming as sembled here today to elect delegates to the Chicago convention. It is ex pected the candidacy of Secretary Taft for the presidential nomination will be adopted without opposition. WHEN YOU WANT SOMETHING OR WANT TO GET RID OP SOMETHING TRY OUR "WANT COLUMN." IT'S A WINNER EVERY TIME. - Judge E. H. Gary Sees the Bright Side of the Business Depression and Says Signs Portend Retur n of Activity. Judge E. H. Gary, formerly of Chi cago, after whom Gary was named, and now chairman of the board of di rectors of the United States Steel cor poration, the largest business organi zation that was ever formed in human history, is a thorough optimist con cerning the financial and industrial fu ture. He believes that conditions in the business world are already normal, with a few scattered exceptions, and that these weak places will be strengthened by natural causes very soon. Judge Gary does not expect a boom; he does not anticipate so active and prosperous a year as 1906 or the first eight months of 1907, but he believes that the business Interests of the coun try are rapidly settling down into healthy, wholesome conditions that prices will be maintained and wages will be continued, and that the de mands for all products, both of the soil and the factories, will afford a reason able profit to all concerned In the pro duction. There has been no period in the history of the country or In the history of the world when the financial, commercial, industrial and transpor tation interests were in such an en couraging condition, and, although the freight traffic has fallen off and a great many cars and locomotives are idle. Judge Gary says that a compari son between the volume of business handled today and that of five or three years ago will show that the move ment of commerce Is natural and en couraging. There has been a consid erable falling off from the enormous traffic of 1907, but that was unreason ably large, and 1908 will compare fa vorably with any other year. The prices of stocks are gradually advancing, which shows that the con fidence of the public In the great cor porations is being restored. A seat on the stock exchange was sold the other day for Its full value; men who mort gaged their homes and other real es tate to raise cash to carry them over the panic are paying off these obliga THE CREAM OF THE Morning News ' House at Springfield adopts the Hill report on state Institutions and author izes its publication, but checks an at tempt to drive out the merit rule In the management of the institutions. Delegates representing 3,000,000 mem bers of the Methodist Episcopal church begin their conference in Baltimore. One of the greatest problems before the American people is how to reform the House of Representatives to make it truly representative and abolish des potic power of speaker. Senator passes the Gallinger bill to regulate child labor in the District of Columbia, but makes important changes in the measure. Senate passes resolution Introduced by Senator Foraker asking the Inter state commerce commission why the commodity clause is not being enforced. House at Washington reaffirms its position as opposed to the canteen at soldiers' homes. Chief Shippy's denunciation of the methods of John M. Collins when the former chief sought reinstatement as a captain Is to be an important piece of testimony in the Collins trial. Governor Folk of Missouri is men tioned as a possible compromise candi date for President on the Democratic ticket. Every healthy Chicago cow will wear a tuberculosis test button, acordlng to a new rule In the pure milk crusade. Real estate board indorses bill be fore the legislature authorizing - in crease of city's bonded indebtedness. Association of Commerce plans third "good fellowship" rally at the Audi torium hotel June 3. Leaders expect active membership list soon to reach 3,000. Wheat starts firm, but reacts on fine crop outlook; shorts In May corn made uneasy by weather delays; cattle steady; hogs lower; sheep steady. Announced In Chicago that the Met ropolitan Elevated Railroad company has arranged to sell more of its bonds to clear up its floating debt. Wall street market retains Its strength and further advances are scored. Traffic officials of western roads have difficulty in devising plan to get around opposition to increase In rates; big shippers meet today to protest against action of eastern roads. Plans are under way to enlarge an nual conference meet and to make it a rival of the Pennsylvania games. Big entry list from Chicago is as sured for the Grand American handi cap. SOCIETY OF COLONIAL DAMES. Louisville, Ky., May 7. The fifth trl ennlel assembly of the General Society of Colonial Wars will be In session here during the remainder of this week, with headquarters at the Hotel Seel bach. Many visitors arrived today from various points throughout the country. Tonight there is to be a re ception in honor of the delegates and other visitors. r Other entertainment features will be lunches, automobile riaes, river excursions and a gra-, oanquet. .. tions, the banks are showing greater confidence in their customers; the wholesale trade in all lines of mer chandise is resuming normal condi tions; the spring trade in the retail stores is as large as it ever was ex cept In jewels and some other luxuries, and the army of unemployed Is being gradually reduced in numbers, because nearly all the factories are now run ning on full time to fill orders and the demand for every form of manu factured goods is becoming healthful and natural. The drummers are all out on their regular routes and they are sending in the usual lists of orders in most cases, showing that normal con ditions have been resumed in the mer cantile trade throughout the Interior. Large enterprises t which were aban doned or postponed are being taken up again and are likely to be carried out as originally proposed. Several large loans have been recently nego tiated on ordinary terms by corpora tions, and the money will be expended in the employment of labor and the purchase of materials. All signs point to a complete restoration of activity and confidence, and Judge Gary is con vinced that the remainder of this year will be as prosperous to everybody as could be expected in a presidential campaign. "I don't know why It Bhould be so," said Judge Gary, "but the year of a presidential election is seldom a good year for business. Nevertheless, 1908 in my opinion wjll be up to the average In every respect. "For the near future much depends upon the platforms and the nominees of the conventions to be held by the two great political parties during the early summer of 1908. If platforms should be adopted which are sound, reasonable and conservative, and the candidates to be selected are men who have proved themselves to be honest and wise and solicitous for the welfare of the whole people, the effect on our business will be of great and Immedi ate benefit." eari to Hear! alks. By EDWIN A. NYE. Copyright, 1908, by Edwin A. Nye. HASTE MAKES WASTE. Don't be in a hurry. Modern haste Is often waste. Many Ills, economic, moral, individual, come of it Life may be too strenuous for good results. The spirit of hurry, good ia its place, causes friction, clashing, losses. Don't be in a hurry. Many are in haste to get rich. They patronize get-rich-quick schemes. They speculate. Where one wins, a thou sand, ten thousand, lose. There is only one safe way to make money the old fashioned way of honesty, industry, economy. That way is slow, but it is reasonably sure. Don't be in a hurry. Young persons get in a haste to be educated. Education is a GROWTH. Knowledge, experience, must not only be digested, but assimilated. That re quires time. It does not delay the boy or girl to stop between terms to teach school. Opportunity is given to put into practice some of the things learned in college. Don't be in a hurry. Some are In haste to make a reputa tion, but reputation without character behind it is worthless. And character Is a GROWTH. Mushroom characters will make mushroom reputations. You will be taken for what you are. The world will size you up. Build solidly. Don't be in a hurry. You cannot expect to get rich quick, educate yourself in a day or build a reputation on a flimsy foundation. Don't be in a hurry. Mind and body can only be strength ened by DEVELOPMENT. That takes time. Science has given it out that RELAXATION is the secret of mental and physical life. Nervous and mus cular contraction Is wearing the hur ried man to a frazzle. Therefore men and women are excitable, frictionaL er ratic; therefore the breakdowns, the asylums. It Is the constant TENSION of nerve and muscles. Relax frequent ly. You will succeed better. You will live longer. Don't be in a hurry. Suppose you get wealth. How will you enjoy it or use it to the advantage of the world if you are worn out, en ervated, wrecked? Suppose you get an education and, like Thomas Curran. aged twenty, of the senior class of Yale, '03, you receive your diploma on your deathbed, having killed yourself for a piece of sheepskin. Suppose you gain a reputation for brilliancy and give in exchange a well balanced, ami able mind or a sound physique. Don't be in a hurry. Work steadily, sanely, surely. Hold the even tenor of your way. Don't be in a hurry. Bead Th Times and tm newa. Presidential IVo. 3. 1 7 Mil - 4 JUDS0N- HARMON OF OHIO. The Indianapolis councilmen have Indicated clearly that they will op pose the building of a municipal build ing which ia not in keeping with the city's greatness. Civic prde is rife and many thing $1,000,000 not too much. A committee appointed by the post office department in Washington came to Indianapolis yesterday for the pur pose of testing a device for catching and delivering mail at stations where trains do not stap. It was invented by Postmaster Owen of Noblesvllle. State Factory Inspector William E. Blakely went to Fort Wayne yester day to begin his investigation of the New Avellne hotel fire in which eleven lives were lost. A high wind today threatened to blow down some of the walls of the ruins. In the excitement of secaping from the New Aveline hotel In Fort Wayne, the hair of Oscar H. Rudloff of Mil waukee turned white. Mr. Rudloff was so nervous that upon his arrival at the Vlncennes hotel he Insisted in sleeping on a couch In the lobby. The destruction of the Dupont pow der mills at Fontanet resulted in the wrecking of Union No. 101. After the explosion the members ceased to work and Robert Woods is plaintiff in a court petition asking for a divison of $1,500 In the treasury. Because the city of Huntington did not prevent the overflow of Rabbit Run, a small creek which runs thrbugh that place, several of the citizens are suing the city for damages which amount to several thousand dollars. INDIANA NEWS FROM WASHINGTON. Washington, D. C, May 7. Vice President Fairbanks will leave here Saturday for Chicago, where he will participate in the dedication of St. Stanislaus parochial school Sunday. He will not get back here until Tues day. Senator Hemenway introduced Capt. Stone, of Booneville, to the president today. The House committee on military affairs today recommended the reap pointment of Judge E. P. Hammond, of Lafayette, aa a member of the board of managers of the national sol diers' homes of the country. Fassit A. Cotton, superintendent of public instruction of Indiana, is here. William H. Long was today appoint ed postmaster at Oregon, Clark county, vice S. Long, deceased. Representative Chaney today rec ommended J. S. Randal for postmaster at Farmers, and Dan Griffiths for post master at Dugger. SOUTH CAROLINA FARMERS. Sumter, S. C, May 7. This city is filled with visitors to an extent seldom witnessed here before. First and fore most among the attraction is the an nual convention begun today by the South Carolina division of the Travel ers' Protective association, which has attracted delegates from all the chief cities of the state. Another substan tial contribution to the crowd is the large number of farmers who have come to hear the address of Secretary of Agriculture Wilson. Both the agricul turists and the traveling men will re main In the city two days and plans of an elaborate character have been made for their entertainment. If you can truthfully any that TIIO TIMES la a good newspaper, plea say to to a friend and set bin to ubaeribe. Cand idates 8 Joe S. Miller of Wabash College haa written a play entitled, "The Ring Can didate" which will be presented by the seniors during commencement week. This will be in addition to the Greek play which will be given by tha students of Greek. It is probable that there will ;b ; a' ' fight in the Howard circuit court over the awarding cf the $500 reward which was offered by the county for the ap- prehension of Worley Osborn. Thera have been four applicants for the re ward. "I was protecting your own flesh and blood" was the reply Chief of Po lice McWheeny of South Bend gave when Councilman Folsom demanded furiously the details of a raid he had made on a gambling house. After working for five years as at day laborer in gravel pits, clad in male attire and drawing a man's wages, Martha Pring, of Flint, age 22, ran away from home to Lafayette. Her father tried to compel her to return home but the police interfered. Two boys who live on a farm near Owensville tried to frighter their father by pinning a "night rider" warning on the door. He suspected them and left a note on the door in viting them Into the barn the next morning. Eleven of the townships in Mont gomery county are dry. The only one8 which are still wet are Union, con taining, Crawfordsville and Clark con taining Ladoga, two of the largest cities in the county. MAN WHO CLOSED BAR CALLS TASK EASY. G. E. Hicks Returns to South Bend From Crown Point. - South Bend, Ind, May Superintendent George E. Hick of the Indiana Anti-Saloon League returned today from Crown Point. As a result of his work Calumet Township, In which Gary, lad., Is located, will be dry. Mr. Hicks says his experience Is that it Is much, easier to win a temperance fight In a city full of saloons than It Is to score a victory In a town where there are only a few bars. GR0VER CLEVELAND REPORTED GAINING. Former President 111 at Lake- wood, N. J., of Indigestion. Lnkewood, X. J., May 6. In order that the public may daily be kept Informed of the oondl- tlon of former President Cleve- land, who Is suffering from an acute attack of Indigestion, an- nonncement was made by Mrs. Cleveland tonight that a state- ment would he- issued each night through the Associated Press giving the desired Information regarding Mr. Cleveland's pro- gress. The Ktntenient tonight from Mrs. Cleveland Is getting along nicely and Is gaining rapidly. Dr. Joseph B. Bryant, Mr. Cleveland's physician, re- turned here from Sew York to- day to attend the patient. A t- , I - I 'if- !l : t' ; S i ! i i . f r IT 1