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.a ti mil u t FA I RT frMNTCQaM r . V,.:,rir.?... v A, VOL. XII., NO. 07. "XUlivered by Tlarr d" carrtrs,30a p r month; on streets ana at newsstands, 20 par copy back inmbMi 3o par eopy. HAMMOND, INDIANA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1917. u m V' 11 mm sJ Lead - l a I I IT if fr IT T 7 J COUNTY w I as I U McAfloo Galls (or Hardest Kind of Work Until Books Are Glased Oct 27. (ni i.leti.) - Chicago. Oct. i- i he th;wo Fed- ral RMrrre district toduj lind ran Its total In the Liberty Loan campaign to vrtthin a few thousand at the CO, 000,000 mark. The mlalrouni quota of this dUtrlct Is P42O,OO0,0( O. Of the total subscriptions to date, 37,O0O,0OO has been subscribed outside the city of Chicago. (By United Press Cablegram.) WASHINGTON, Oct. 12. The first billion mark probably as passed today in the Liberty Loan campaign. But with less than half that total officially reported Secretary Mc Adoo called on "all the people not rich alone" for the "hardest kind of work" until the books are closed October 27. Opening the final week the women's Liberty Loan committee will light "Lib erty fires" In every city, town and village ami at every cress road and country school house the night of Oc tober 2 3. McAdcio today disclosed his intention of allotting $1,000,100,000 instead of three of the five billion's total subscrip tion coal. Up to Wednesday night Sr.23.4oj.000 was officially reported to tht treasury department. This aver ages ?16. 000,000 daily whereas nearly six times as much must be subscribed daily to make the loan the success de sired. Americans In Hammond are to be asked to prove their Americanism by enrolling In the American Alliance, a pledge to the government of their pat riotism and their desire to help In any way possible. Tonight ward leaders in the enroll ment campaign will meet at the su perior court house with the member ship committee to formulate plans for the "drive" for members. President David E. Boone of the Al liance has appointed the following leaders in thMr respective wards to carry on the campaign. They will ap point their own committee. Judge Ibach has offered nn American flag to the ward enrolling the greatest num ber of members. ll Is expected over 10.000 members will be listed. The ward committee composed of Clyde Fowler. Ward 1; AVHliam Law eon. Ward 2; Mrs. C. C. Matthies, Ward ".; Henry Relter, Ward 4: William L. Young. Ward 6; Miss Tully, Ward 6; Hobart Godfrey. Ward 7; Dr. J. T Clark, Ward Frank L. Martin. Ward 9; Miss Jennie Kaptur, Ward 10; William H. Herknor. Ward 11. Next Thursday night at the superior court house one of the most interest ing meetings of the Alliance is to be held. President Boone is arranging a procrt.m of exceptional merit, including a. Canadian soldier who is home, at Hobart. on sick leave. He v. as hurt going "over the top." His story of the tattle in first line trenches will be one that the members of the Alliance will never forget. MASS MEETING OF THE CITIZENS PARTY i At LaFayctte School, Sibley Street and Caluiv: Av., Friday evenig. Oc tober 12th, at 8:00 p. fh. AH persons Interested in a clean and ' progressive administration of city af-j lairs are rpeemny inviiou. Dan Brown, candidate for Mayor; L. I,. Bombcrger, John M. Stinson and Merrit D. Metz. will bo present to dis-i cuss the political issues. The Brown Glee Club will furnish the music. 10-12-1 HOLL1S C. H I'XTER, Secy. WM. W. M'MAHOX Chairman. SUBMARINES Are invisible war craft. Wo make invisible bifocal lenses in Kryptok and one-piece. They are marvels of lens manufacture. We would likt; to show these to you. S. SILVER. Jeweler and Manufacturing Optician. 177 State St.. Hammond. Ind.. 10-12-1 Special Choco'.ata Cherries. 43c a pound box. Ha i.mond Candy Co. 10-12 EiOLL '" II THIS ALLIANCE LIBERTY PRISONER II1S SILENCE Oscar Landmusser, the cra.ed gun man who killed Fred Boeh.n. in the Hammond city court, wounded Police woman Myrtle Pfeffer, and attempted to kill three others In Hammond 'Wed nesday morning, refused this morning at the coroner's Inquest to talk. He maintained a sullen silence. Tolice say for hours at a time the man stares at a picture of the girl In ,h case, Atvina Hartman, her baby and himself moaning Because he cannot marry "Rose." as he called her. Turning on City Judge Barnett af ter the .-jurist had acquitted him on a minor charge, Landmusser fired two shots, both barely missing their mark. The girl and her mother escaped. Bail iff Jnmrs Trost shot the murderer down, but did not seriously wound him. Tho grand Jury Is expected to Indict Landmusser vuh'.n the n'-xt few days. 11a has no t'.e.'cnse and has said he will pier i gunty. The in'.i.-ilered man's name is Boehm and not Bayrr r.s originally reported, 11 was learned today. Poohm is well known at Munc'e. owing u a prinoiptl Interest in a cigar store there. He is a member of the Muncie Elks' lodge. His funeral yes terday was attended by thousands. Boehm owned a restaurant at Indiana Harbor, v.;i.:e the sensational affair first started. He hired the Hartman gnl as a waitress. Landmusser met her and as he said the girl was to have married him but for the Interferfnee of Eothni. Boehm's rivalry led to the shooting:. (Special to The) Times.) CROWN POINT. IND.. Oct. 12. Wil liam A. Lutes.-the Indiana Harbor Belt fireman who was captured by Chief Barney Dolan after having robbed mer chandise cars, plead guilty to grand larceny before Judge McMahan at Crown Point yesterday afternoon. He was fined $50 and costs, disfranchised for fourteen years and sentenced to Jeffersonvllle from one to fourten years. Lutes was 'taken with his co-opartner. Homer Wisley, an engineer, who had been in the company's employ nine years. They were arrested Sept. 13. Merchandise valued at over $1,000 was found in the homes of the men. They confessed to having robbed the cars in Illinois bringing the loot back by boat over the Calumet river. W:sley is to be tried next week: The cases of other box car bandits are set for hearing cither in Hammond or Crown Point higher courts next week. TJ. S. TO FULLY CO-OPERATE IBf I nlted Press.) WASHINGTON. Oct. 12. America is about to play a bigger part In the war with her "greater navy." Plans for full co-operation with the allies are being brought to Secretary Daniels by Admiral H. T. Mayo, back today from a six weeks' visit to the Pritish fleets and the American war ships In Europe. U-BOAT WAR WANING. IBr l" tilted Press.) WASHINGTON". Oct. 12. A cut of Z3 per cent today in the cost of govern ment insurance for crews traversing tiie submarine zone was taken as fur ther evidence of waning U-boat effec tiveness. Yesse'3 trading the Azores, the Canary islands and Morocco ports on the Atlantic were added by today's treasury order to those touching at European and Mediterranean porta a.s requiring seamen's insurance. COMMISSION ENTERS ORDER TIMES BUREAU AT STATE CAPITAL. INDIANAPOLIS. Oct. 12. The nub Kc service commission has entered nn order abolishing the fight for a quar ter tickets on the Ga-y Street Railway Company's lines, allowing the ten for a quarter school children's ticket sys tem to stand and establishing generally the six for a-quarter fare system: cash fares are to tie five cents straight, the six for a quarter tickets will not be good for rides beyond the Little Calu met river. D-OITT rOPGET The Big Harvest Dance by Baumgart ner Court C. I). F.. Friday. Oct. 12. at Wcis' Hall. 10-ll-2t LUTES li PLEA OF v GUILTY LOAN BOND SALE IS WANTS TO STOP FREE INDIANAPOLIS, IXD., Oct. 12. A petition was filed with the state public service commission today by, the Frank lin Light and Power Company askilng permission to cancel free electric, water and gas service for the town of Frank lin. The Interstate Public Service Cam pany of Indianapolis asked permission to discontinue free electric and heating service In Lebanon, free electric service at Lowell, Monticello. Kentland and Crown Point, and free water, gas and electric service at Shelbyville. Both Companies have surrendered their fran chises which required them to supply this service and are operating under an indeterminate permit. Permission was given the Interstate Public Service Company to Issue bonds with a par value of $41,000 e,t not less than SO per cent of the par value. UMDR VINCETT TO GOMSMHD TROOP Manager of Standard Steel Car Co.'s Hammond Plant to Head Engineers. When the United States engineer corps leaves for France, which is ex pected within the next thirty days, one regiment, the Thirty-fifth, will bo fill ed r.ios:ly with Standard Steel Car Works employes from the company's various plants all over the country, with over 100 Hammond men enlisted. It will be commanded by Major G. 11. Incett, manager of the Hammond Vlant. Major Vincett was appointed by the war department ' a few days ago. Charles King, general foreman of the painting and equipment department, was made captain of a companw, and David Haldemtn. foreman of the fin ishing ship, was made first lieutenant The officers are awaiting the call of the war department to begin training at Rockford. Seventeen of the local plant's em ployes will leave Hammond for Rock ford Monday. They will be escorted to the station. All men desiring to enter the railroad branch of the service are asked to get in touch with the recruit ing station immediately. The men who will leave Monday are: William G. "Williams. 13 Doty st. George F. Lawers, IS Ogden St. Fred W. Schultz, 110 Clinton st. Emil H. Koehler, 337 Kane st. Ernest Turner. 573 Indiana ave. Robert E. Mott. S76 So. Hohman st. Carl F. Post, 451 Bauer st. Alfred Johnson, 423 Beckard st. Louis Shirleyt 188 Hohman st. Walter C. Market, 1290 Myrtle ave. Willie Wiles. S28 S. Hohman St. Joseph Czagany, 352 Baltimore st. Harley O. Everson, 232 Tolle t. Kosla Chalason, 671 Morton tre. William Montgomery, 103 Carroll st. Max O. Parbst, 15 Doty ct. Derby B. McLane, Albion, Mich. 'WALTER JORDAN PRAISES SERVICE Private Walter E. Jordan, a fine up standing young provost guard. 108 De troit street, is home on furlough. Private Jordan enlisted a few days after war was declared and left with the high school contingent April 13. He is now stationed in the city of Boston as a "military police." Private Jordan complimented his offi cers for their Integrity and highly praised the class of his companions and said he was well satisfied with all phases of a soldier's life. COAL SHORTAGE IS SERIOUS (By I nlted Press.) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 12. Suf fering because of the shortage of coal in many Indiana cities was expected today following a cold wave accom panied by a light snow which is still falling. The thermometer registered freezing here. Many coal dealers here are from a week to a month behind in their de liveries. In other cities enly enough coal is on hand to supply consumers for a few days. MUCH SNOW IN EASTERN INDIANA By I'nlted Frrss.) TOLEDO. O, Oct. 12. A f ull-f.edged snow storm was in progress today in Northwestern Ohio and Eastern Indi ana. Rain which fell here throughout the night turned into snow this morn ing and within an hour the city was I'nder a white mantle. Fort Wayne, Ind.. and Sandusky, O. also reported snow. DEATH OF CHILD. Anita Helen, one-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Bergren, 795 Jefferson street, died yesterday from pneumonia. Burial will be made at Oak Hill vemetery Saturday afternoon, the fu nerr.l being held from the residence. Special Chocolate Cherries. 43c a pound box. Hammond Candy Co. 10-12 GOOD CITY Hammond's Mayor Makes Splendid Financial Record City Bonds Were Snap ped Up Readily by In vestors. The administration of John D. Smal-K-y deserves the plaudits of his constit uency becaase of the splendid standing it has acquired under his manage ment of its affairs In the business and financial world. Something more than two years ago, the c: ty of Hammond advertised for the tale of $20,000 worth of municipal bonds, due in twenty years, and drawing interest at the rate of 4? per cent. Theso bonds were being sold for the purpose of getting money with which to build the new bath house at Lake Front park. The.se bonds of the city were so eagerly -sought by investors and big financial Institutions that a prem ium of $1,500 was paid for this par ticular bond issue. But recently, an Issue of $10,000 worth of city bonds, drawing interest at 44 per cent, due twenty years after date, was offered by '.he city of Hammond for the pur pose of purchasing new" fire appar atus. These bonds wsrc placed upon i the market at about the time the first liberty loan was being pushed, and notwithstanding the fact that the people generally, and Investors were using what money they could secure for the purpose of purchasing . liberty bonds, this issue of Hammond city bonds sold at a premiutfi. This goes to show that the bonds 6f the city of Kanvmond were thought ; more desir able as an Investment thtn the "bonds of the federal government. This Is ,a record in itself of w'fjh the city i of Hammond and Its taxpayers should j well feel proud. There Is perhaps no j other city In the state of Indiana i whose credit and'tanding is as high ! as that of the" city of Hammond. Mr. Brown, the '.candidate of the citizens party, is In control of a small corporation engrged In the manufac ture of brick and other material of like nature. When the company was organized certain stock was Issued and placed upon the market. While the East Side Trust & Savings bank on Calumet avenue was d"!r,3 business it came into possession of fourteen shares of this brickyard stock of the rar value of $100 per share, or $1400. This stock had been deposited with the bank as collateral security to some notes. When the tank went into liquidation, and its assets were sold, this stock, with a face value of $1400 brought the sum of $10. In other words, stock of the brickyard oper ated, controlled and managed by tin citizens candidate for mayor, of the par value of $1400, brought on tho arket $10. These matters are referred to with a view of offering to the citizens of Hammond a comparison of the busi ness ability and acumen of the two candidates far mayor. Latest Bulletins (By United Press Cablegram.) LOKDON, Oct. 12. Four or flra Ger man sailors war shot for refusing to serve oa submarines, It was learned on high authority today. - Ths executions took place last week- Tn mutiny in the German fleet, It was learned, had "been definitely crashed. (By United Press.) NEW TOEE, Oct. 12 Eighteen are under lndictinsnts today in ths plot to blow up allied ships, disclosed by ths police. Among them is Captain Franz Von Fappen, former naval attache to ths Gorman emoassy. Most of those in dicted hare already fled from the conn try. (By United. Press.) NEW TOIIX, Oct. 12. Unless ship employes of svery sort ai-e granted an Increase !n wages and at least sixty six days off each year there may he a strike In New Tori harbor Nov. 1, which will perilise all water transportation here. Ship owners received today a letter from tna newly organized marine workers sfflllstioa making these de mands. Employers Insist they would result in "bankruptcy, for owners would halt tig shipments of ' war munitions and hamper troop movement. (By Unitod Press Cablegram.) AM STEED AM, Oct. 12 News, that the British government had perminated all commercial cable communications between England and Holland until Hol land makes effective a complete em bargo on certain war materials to Ger many, was received with great uneasi ness here today. (By United Press Cablegram.) PAEIS, Oct. 12. Artillery "activity along practically the whole French f ror was ' reported in today's official state ment. It vas especially violent along the right "bank of the Msuse. Various raids were repulsed. DM Sfl I BELIEVED TO BE CRAZY Joseph Savoy, the man who was j "going to blow up bridges and trestles in this vicinity to atoms," refuted his statement of yesterday, when he was arrested, that he was going to wreck railroad bridges. A reporter asked him why he told police he w-as going to "blow up" bridges. "I was scared Into it." he answered. "What do you mean?" "They talked sharp to me," was his only explanation. "Are you an I. W. W.?" "I still got my card." "When did you join?" "May 21, this year in Chicago." "They made me. One time they threw me off a train and robbed me. I was going to work in the Dakotas so I joined." The reporter aked him why he was going to blow up the bridges. He de clared he wasn't going to but only wanted the dynamite to cut up and put in little pieces on the railroad tracks to stop the trains so he could get on. "Besides," he said, "I am an ex-soldier. I belonged to the Eleventh cav alry for three years and three months and was honorably discharged." He said he found fifty pounds of dy namite between Wood River and Mitch ell, Ills., along the Mississippi river last April. He asserted he had buried all but three sticks found in his suit case at the Adams Express Company office, where he was arrested, on the tanks of the Mississippi. He could not give a plausible excuse for carry ing it with him. Nor could he answer the question why he was toting two guns and a flashlight. With his out fit one might imagine he was Intending to "blow up" a safe instead of a bridge. Savoy expressed a suitcase carrying three sticks of highly explosive dyna mite, an automatic, a flashlight and a quantity of caps and fuses from Jack son, Mich. It was discovered at the Adams express company office here by Sam McSheffexy, cash:er. When Savoy called for It yesterday he was arrested. If when the . dyna mite was dropped any friction had had been caused It would have blown the whole section of the city to atoms. The man Is probably mentally de ranged. He said he was 35 or 45 years old. he didn't know which. When ask ed for his address he said "I ain't got no home." His parents are dead and he has lost trace of his two brothers, he said. He is not married. Ha has worked as a common laborer all his life and said he had handled dynamite before while working with railroad gangs. He said ho did not know it was against the law to ship explosives by express without properly labeling the package. Savoy will be turned over to the United States government. MAY USE BURTON REFINING PROCESS Standard Oil Permits Unre stricted Use of One of Its Processes. WASHINGTON". Oct- 12. Gasoline production in the United States Is ex pected to be increased considerably by a decision of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana to permit unrestricted use of Its Burton refining process. Heretofore only the Standard companies and a few independents have been permitted to use it. The Standard's action was prompted by the present great demand for gaso line, which threatens soon to overtake production. With the Burton process almost twice as much gasoline is ob tained from crude oil as under other refining methods. The process will be turned over to all refining concerns agreeing to pay royalties, and most of the independent refiners are expected to accept the offer. COAL DEALERS ARE SWEATING 8L000 j Hammond and vicinity may face a I coal famine this winter. j With the first touch of winter weather coal dealers are exerting I every effort to supply their customers. I All are from two weeks to one month or more behind in their orders. "The demand is three times as great as the supply," said one dealer today. A shortage of teamsters and teams. freight congestion and laxity in coal 1 mine producing Is given as the reason. One dealer said he had just enough coal to last for a week. Dealers are supplying customers evenly. Big or ders are filled partially. The small consumer will get his coal as well a. the big consumer. This Information was gained through the West Hammond Coal company. i Ahlborn company and the Bieker Bros. company. j Every can of food put up this summer helps make food shortage j next winter impossible. SAGGING DRAFT NO irnnnnnarnp lunrHmviLno Hw Knar tt- V 1 M Kf (L Lake County's Famous Wo man Farmer Who Owns 5,C00 Acres Lays Plans Before State Council of Defense Yesterday. TIMES' BUREAU AT STATE CAPITAL. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 12. Mrs. Jennie Conrad, farmer, of Lake county, who attended the meeting of the state woman's council of defense at the state house yesterday, believes he has started something that will bode ill for the chronic men loafers of the United States. Mrs. Conrad proposes a drafted labor army that will be put to work to raise the food needed for the allied armies. Mrs. Conrad, who owns and personally overseas the management of 5. COO acres In Iake county, attended a meeting of the Woman's Farm and Garden association in Chicago thi's week, and the draft idea was so well received that the women passed resolu tions celling on the gov?rnrr. nt to put the JJan into effect. Mrs. Conrad then hurried here to get the indorsement of the Indiana women. A similar resolution w-as en thusiastically passed, end will be pre sented to the men of the state council at Its meeting next week. Mrs. Conrad said that she couid not have got her hay crop in had not a woman made the stacks. Large num bers of young men who were exempt 'from army service for physical defects stood around watching the harvesting, she said, and refused to work .for $2.50 a day. Yesterday's meeting was for the pur pose of organizing the woman's de Tense council. Mrs. Anne Studebaker Carlisle of South Bend, the woman member of the state council of defense, presided and named the members o? her executive committee. Among those In attendance were Mrs. Albion Fel lows Bacon of Evansville. chairman of the child welfare committee; Mrs. Mc Culloch of Fort Wayne, chairman of the woman's Liberty Loan committee for Indiana; Miss Julia Landers, chair man of the Woman's League for Serv ice: Mrs. Carl G. Fisher, chairman of food conservation; Mrs. Jessie Herron Stutesman, Red Cross: Mrs. Jennie Conrad of Conrad. Irtd.. chairman of food production; Mrs. George C. Hitt. of Indianapolis, and Miss Matthews of Purdue university. Each chairman will form her own committee and prepare for active cam paign work In the state. A construc tive program will be adopted at a meeting October 24. DIANA MARKS COLUMBUS BAY Columbus Day is being observed throughout Indiana today. The day is a legal holiday and Lieutenant Goer nor Bush, acting for Goodrich, has of ficially proclaimed it and asks the peo ple to observe it. "In this year of 1317," said Lieut, Gov. Bush, "when America is playing a bigger part than ever before in main taining and forwarding the rights of humanity, it is fitting and proper that we pause for a moment to contemplate the great significance of the discovery of a new world more than 400 years ago." The Knights of Columbus order Is making an especial observance of the da y. LOWELL MAN IS CULLED -TO COLORS (Special to Tub Times.) LOWELL. IXD., Oct. 12. Dr. L. L. Bailey received notice yesterday that he has teen appointed second lieutenant in the veterinary medical corps. The notice came from Washington and states' the commission is on the road here and' advises as soon as It arrives here to immediately send sworn statement to that effect. Owing to a clerical error the appointment has been delayed a long time. "Dr. Bailey has been practicing in this vicinity since his graduation with good success and will make good at his profession in the service of the b-ov- His many Lowell friends will congrat ulate him on the appointment. Hammond Baseball Park, Sunday, October 14th, Ham mond vs. U. S. XaA'v. The U. S. Marine Band of 80 pieces "will be in attendance. Game called at 2:30 o'clock sharp. 10"n-' 111 PUSR ACHIEVES JECTIfES New British Drive Still In Pro gress, Weary Germans Driven Back, (BULIITTIT.) By wm, p. sraxscs (United Press Staff Correspondent.) WITH THE BRITISH ABVT JN FEANDEltS, Oct. 12 All first ohjsc tiTes were swept over and taken ia the first dash of another tremendous British drive early today. The victory was achieved despite ths fearful state of the grounds litte rally an ocean of nnd through which ths ad vancing Tommies wallowed and almost swam. As this Is written headquarters re ports show the diive still la pi-ogress. Field 2arshal Haig's attacking waves have now arrivtj within a short dis tance of Paischendaele. (Fasschendaele Is seven miles north, east of Tpres. It is ons of ths most Im portant alcig the eastern slope of ths Passchendaela rige and is not more than six miles i"rora Koulers, one of ths main transporting centers through which Germany's line of communication to Belgium seaports submarine bases pass.) (By United Press Cablegram.) LONDON", Oct. 12. British troops began another great offensive early to. day over the slime and mud of Flanders. "ortheast of Ypres we attacked oa a front of about six miles at 5:25 this morning," the British commander la chief reported, "with satisfactory pro. gress. "There was rain during the night." Presumably this third offensive blow within eight days Is against the same German defense lino Haig has already battered back from around. Foal C&ppclle beyond the Passchendaela to beyond Ghlsuvelt. In five days successive drives against the same "Ypres sector" since Aug. 1, British troops have penetrated the Ger man defensive at least five miles. The attack of Oct. 4, pushed tL.o Germans even further hack than this average of a mile per attack. Zdkewise It was the first time the new German system of defense by eon. creted shell craters and "hill ' "boxes" had been thoroughly testd out. The British attackers found them even eas ier to assault than the former system of Intricate trenches. CROWN POINT GRAND JURY IN SESSION Hub Newspaperman Says Cedar Lake Visitors Are Being Twigged. CROWN POINT, IXD.. Oct. 12. Ed itor Wheeler has some inside dope on the grand Jury sessions this week as follows: "The grand Jury Is still holding dally sessions, beginning on the fifth week, and the end is nowhere in sight. Some of thj members have stated that with the work that is still ahead of them It would not be surprising of the sessions continue to ei.d of thj present term of the circuit court which will hold until the seeend week in Xo.ember. It ap pears that the county is being sona oxer with :t fine toot'i ccmb and it is quite certain Nat Deputy Frofl-icutor Bremer and the jury will brinj in the largest lot of indictmea s ever rc-urned by a grand Jury in Like county. Jfo'h ing i'.long the I iw of rj; and easy" af fairs is escaping the notice of tho Jary, in fact witnesses by tbo wholesale are daily called In the 'captain's ofMc' to telt what they know f.tout this a:id that. Cedar Lake, it is said, is noming in for i jcrnnd clean-up dozens cf wit nesses having been asl-td about the blondes, brumutes and the fat and Sifn ones, who haw made the lake the'.r hab itale this ?oar;on, on O-t theory that those who dance must pay tho fiddler, and from the outs'de appearances around the jury room it looks as though something heavy is going to drop on the Cedar Lake environments when the Jury weaves together their mass of evidence secured in the past few days." THEY HAD EXCITING EXPERIENCES Hammond s White Sox fans, headed by 11.' E. Sharrer, returned home from New York today delighted with the trip and predicting new success In Chi cago tomorrow. Telegraphic advices from Xew York Indicate that om disastrous experiences befell the party when they encountered Charles A. An derson, formerly of this city, who claims to have cleaned the party up with the bones, red dog and turning them over. He concludes by saying. "Tell Doc Sharrer to be sure and tend a check for the money I advanced so they could pay their hotel bill." Friends of the local boys say the telegram bears the earmarks of a fake, as they do not believe the party ever stopped at a hotel.