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Prnvn of Hammond Is
lie who is nor too busy
hos over there is seen
follow ing letter, the last cf a
"f four from Irvine- I'hsvkpn.
Times n ( orter with A. K. F. :
"Som, whore in Fiance. May n. 1?1S.
"Mv IVa r Friend Parry:
"I ha e jn.it received n very welcome
le'ter from ye honor, the' Mayor of Ham
rnnd. find in his letter which I received
with K'f .-i: nr-fr-.-i lotion Mr. Hro n
states the following, which 1 think goes
a. long ay t. )vu that the rw r-;!.T
is reai'y heart ami soul with the Ham
mond plan which as far as I am able to
learn has heen rut away on the shelf for
further debate Wh-n the present strug
gle nd.s the pla n w ii! pop up amain. nd
Mr. Brown's admititstratttm should be
a. corker if th--' major's healthy plans
"The maypr states that his adminis
tration is now working in harmony and
that they are at pres-nt endeavoring to
hs.ve a new depot at the old Krie station
and also better street car service which
the mayor 8dds they are now working
on the hitter and the mayor also prom
ises that when the Hammond boys, with
the American expeditionary force, re
turn home they w:':l have better service
thsn when we left. The mayor a ' so
mentions the fact that Hammond is in
the act of putting over the Liberty Loan
WEAKLINGS OF WILTING LILY TYPE
MADE PHYSICALLY FIT IN ARMY
WASHINGTON. D. C June 7 "When the first increment of our draft
forces whs mobilize. 1. I saw- men go into camp who had iever been nearer
pert iiij-a t ion of any kind thnu a bleacher suit ii. a hnl! park. Thc were
physical weaklings: men of the wilting Hly tpe. In f.-w months I have
seen the military nd athletic training they are receiving i the camps ut
terly trans form then: into beings physically fit. possessing boundless em ray
and engendered w ith, a new and definite spirit and purpose."
The above tribute to the success o f athletics In the camps a" planned
anil carried out by the war and navy departments' commissions on trainiii
camp activities, was made here by IVuiglas Fairbanks, the popular movie
"The healthy soldier Is the athletic soldier." Fairbanks said. "This
fact has been recognise! by the government In the comprehensive program
of education and recr at tonal athletics that it has provtdf-d f..r its men in
the military training amps a program that is having tieme mh-us results
In t-o;h phsici! and moral ben. fits.
"Athletics are also ratsing the mmal stf nln rds of our soldier, for when
a man is sttengthened ph. sicallv his determination to live clean is natur
ally strength.-noi in the proems. They provide him with clean and whole
some smu?'mi nt In his leisure hours, h mi s i i which he might be Indulging,
in vinous piacCes. if h: cen'i-v if ive forces v.-cie iotir effect.
"Ten n.ueh tun not be rai '. in praise of athlet:- irmnfij,- in equipping
our soldiers, or our !v titan population tor that matter, for winning a war
il.-p. i ds just as much on the spin' and morale .,' the f..lks n . lo n,e a. lt
does on the army m tlv- field."
TO TAKE "DEGREE"
AS BALL FAN
!.rNnN June 7 P.ascball has
taken a firm grin in England. King
"5eorge. It was Uarn'-d today, plans
to Join the I.nml ircJ.-r of p.ascball
fans and to progress throufjli
the stages and f.s..t er'..- angles.
His majesty nls plans to have his
Initiation date from the Kourtji of
July. lt ! known that he has ar
mnitrnrn'.' r'ding to attend the
ineiiean nrm.v and navy game on
Chelsea !"( id on Independence Pa.
Knalis-h sp 'if v. liters, bowing to
tl.o inevitable, are :! ready strug-gl-nir
ith the lingo of the American
national ai'.ie, preparatory to writ
ing g'owin accounts of the Fourth
of July content The King's inter
est in the pastime marks the ex
isting high mark r,f j-.-p Yankee in-va.-oon
of the Hritish Isles.
feet that we are not forgotten is the
best piei e of news ve have received
since leaving our own country, and I
trust that when the boys do return vic
torious, as I knov they will I.e. nothing
ing will bo t-'o good f r th--n.
"The boys at present ire awaiting for
something big and this will come Fhort
!y. mind mj word. I remain.
-IRVING CHAT KEN"."
BOXING AT GRANT
ROCK FOR P. H.L.. .Tune 7 Seventeen
,nu U'J- w un hro" num"r' lnal we I thousand recruits at Camp ira,nt are un
over here ran rest assured that Ham- . . . .
mond will do hr bi and pay her amount
with a. fr-e and willing heart. I have
already learned that Hammond had coup
'over the top' m the third loan and we
manifest no surprise as from the start
the old packing: city has done her dufy
wlth both men and money, two essential
things in winning the present titanic
"In another part of Mr. Brown's letter
I found a message to the bojs from the
old stamping ground and the mayor has
the following message to the Hammond
boys, a message which I will do my ut
most to deliver to all that come from
Hammond: 'Tell them the mayor writes
that they are not forgotten by th" peo
ple at home, and that the citizens are
showing their appreciation in every
' The words of Mr Frown to the ef-
dergomg boxing instructions dailv to
win pi'ices on a team which will go to
Camp Custer June 15 for a series nf con
test, ieiminafon bouts will be started
here cn June 12. the winner to take
places on the Grant team.
nODIE, LATEST BASEBALL COMEBACK,
HAS HAD STIKBIXK MAMOX1) CAREER
BEATS ADAIR IN
BUFFALO. X. T. June 7 Benny
Leonard of New York. lightweight
champion, outpointed Barney Adair Of
New York In a four-round bout last
right to raise money for a training
camp fund. Battling Levinkl and Jim
Coffey, heavyweights, boxed six rounds,
Levirsxv winning Jack Britton out
jointed Kichttng Zunner.
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Ugly, Unsightly Pimples
Are Signals of Bad Blood
Give Iled to the Warningr.
Pimples on the face ar.d other
parts of the body are warnings from
K'ature that your blood is sluggish
and impoverished. Sometimes they
foretell eczema, boils, blisters, scaly
eruptior.3 and other skin disorders
that burn like flames of fire.
They mean that your blood reed?
S. S. S. to purify it and cleanse it of
these impure accumulations that can
cause unlimited trouble. This remedy
is the greatest vetretab!e blood Tun-
f.er known, and contains no minerals
or chemicals to injure the most deli
Go to your drufrstore, and get a
bottle of S. S. S. today, and get rid
of those unsightly end disngurirg
pimples, and other skin irritations.
And it will cleanse your blood thor
oughly. Lf you wish special medical
advice, you can obtain it withou:
charpe by writing: to Medical Direc
tor, 29 Swift Laboratory, Atlanta,
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Ping Bodie is Lack in the big leagues thin yar, playing a splendid
e in left field for the New York Yankees. Bodie's real name is Frank
S. Pizzoia, and he i3 of Italian descent. The first time Eodie came to the
majors it was as a member of the White Sox. Manager Callahan ence fined
him $600 for taking a glass of beer. In his younger days Bodie played on
an amateur team composed of six other brothers and two players outside
the family. This was really the beginning of his baseball career.
and facts often vary. Some
work 'makes a good impres
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you find your
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ments for this special day to every fatlvr and
son will be special values in every department.
Here yon will rind the best of the coun
trv's creative stvle geniuses and the highest
.quality weaves the mills of this country pro
duce. Our new metropolitan store
now the style center for men
and young men who demand
the best clothes money can buy.
Models and materials arc too numerous
to mention here. Suffice to say we have any
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Flannels and Wors
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'H 1 ' A ' '. ' . .Juti. 7. rr.s. i: V. Dirk-'
erson of the Vp.t'-rn l"iicue frankly .iJ-
mils th" war hn-t hit ttie minors. Hut '
his diaRnois is imit attendance has
fnllpn off, not bf;i5i' '.h- fant ere quit- j
ting-, but tio ifc (T ..lie it so lmy. j
A bit of fo'jntfr-sti-.ii-By i his proposn I j
of twilight baaehd'.l for Ms oruanizii' ion j
in Ksn.'Hf. Iowa. Missouri nnl XobraskP. ;
"Uunns5 records." hi s, "shmv I
biiseliaH'p lirea'esi rrorV. were ind- in i
lfltk yenrs. The man v ho likes base-!
ball and Is out t work will contrive to j
see pftine pomehow. .Iut ii.'nv every- I
body hns 11 the work he Cmii d . ()-.ir
are up to
Mb ndn rd.
"We I'iarr.dl s .a rt : ns our games at
leT.i. hix dnjs of tho wi ek. Out here it
won't be dark until after 0 o'cloek un
der !he new tinip. An early supper will
die all the trinee a rham-e to Rot out
"I -tn nppreoiafe that ir. some ways it
'!' Mi't iork Just right to s. e a bunch of
husky fellows playing ball and doing
rething else." continues Miekprson, "for
I ft I ' tll sejf that there is r.eerj for Tlif.n
in sort ice. Still. If the government calls,
these men arc there in pood physical
condition. There must be serine play to
k.ep the public from becomii ft morbid."
f3 m . esa m tea o t?
xm er to via? 9 sew
I St. Louis
i ( 'level.-iivi
New York, a; St. l.ouis. 2.
Boston. 1 : Cleveland. 0.
WBshing'pn. 3: Patrol. 2.
I'h'iadelphia at hicg'.. ram
Philadelphia at ('hi.ago.
Washington at Petroit.
Itoston at t'levela,nd.
Xew York at St. luis.
W. I.. Tct.
2K 1 7 .K22 I
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2t 17 .S33
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1! 21 .4f'n
The American Waikei s" Aassociat ion.
of Cincinnati, has form-.l a club called
lie George iiuhliig Assembly, in honor
of the world's champion walker of To
ronto. The supremacy ol th? Duiuth Boat
Club crews seems assured with th se
curing of Jim Ten Eyck to continue the
i Instruction of the oarsmen.
j Hrand Internationa'. shoot
j Thomas. Canada. July 29 to 31.
jat blue rocks exclusively.
WHITING H. S. WINS
IN STATE CONTEST
All kind? of special
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furniture Stair Cases, Colo
Store Fixtures made and de-
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ISrrfiM To Thk
WHITIN'3. Ind.. June 7. The Indi
ana high school typwrlting contest was
won Viy i team composed of the follow
ing Whiting stunents: navmon.fi tvra-ii. i
Kineline iistrowski. Tear! Ha mrnersley i
and Catherine l.ynn. Their average to t
speed was 152.?.
The infl ivid-.'al honors were won by
Raymond Koch, who wrote 2 11 words
! -I - .1... ,i ..Injt !
ten w.irds wee deducted for each er-
i o'r. this leainar a net speed .. 91.3 .
words per minute, which, estaMisiied j
a new state record. Second place was j
won by James Hronnenbei e. of Antler- j
srn. whose speed was i5r' 2 and th:id !
place bv Kmeiin Ostrowski of AVhit- j
ing with ;'' I. . j
This is the fourth consecutive yetr
that Whiting has he'd first, place in
The contest for tvpiets of not more
than two years experience was won by
Tecnnfial high school c.f Indianapolis
w ith an individual re.-ord of 62 S and n
class record of 41.8.
The content for first year students
was won by New Albany, whose indi
vidual speed was 43 R'.
AUTOS ARE CHEAPER
SAM rRA.NC.TSCO, June 7. Auto
moliilt! will used by the Pacific
Coast Baseball League beg-innlng-Hunday
In transporting- tho teams be
tween San Tranciaco and Loi Alle
les, It was announced, here yesterday
by Allan T. Banm, president of the
leapue. The Increased railroad and
Puilmsji farces, effectvle June 10,
made it imperative for the laagrne to
take this step, he said, would 1)8
about the same as railroad fare Under
the present rates. The teams will
continue to travel by train, however,
between Salt Lake City and California.
Philadelphia. 1 s
Hoston . 1
St. louts 17
Chicago. S: Philadelphia. 0.
Prooklyn. 1: Pittsburgh, t'1.
St. I.ouis. 12; New York. 6.
Cincinnati at Hoston. rain.
Chicago at PhM.-uiHph'a.
St. I.ouis at New York.
Cincinnati at Prooklyn.
Pittsburgh nt Hoston.
The recent Ited Cross boxing bouts in
New York city netted $52.22:..
P cent reports from Dominion "?
Canada golf clubs show that over ?.50u
members have enlisted in the Canadian
nrmy. and that oyer paid the su
preme price. Several clubs have over
I no Members In khaki.
It is estimated 5n professional basf
ball players of organized clubs lisve.
joined the coiors.
Oeorpe Archlbalt. a prominent Pacific
coast Jockey, is tiding in San Sebastian,
which is in the circuit .if hip tracks of
Spain, and is located heiir Madrid.
Pacific Association of Amateur Oars-
t men wtil hold its July 4 regatta in San
A Philadelphia boxing club will stage i Francisco. The Surh Kntl ''lub of that
outdoor bouts, storting June
i insure Keating 4.00O
in an In-! city holds all b- till.
like to schedule games with any 15-18
year old teams. Write to Frank Shesler,
3.5:::! Commonwealth uve.. Indiana Har
You'd like to take a punch at the
DELANEY HAS !
A SHADE IN BATTLE i
KOCK ISLAND. II. T.. June 7 Cal
Pelnney of the Cront Lakes Naval
Training Station won by a shade over
Johnny Nni of St Paul in a ten-round
fcoxtng match Inst night. Hm k Sargent
of Past Moiine defeated lidir Summers
of Muscatine, la . in six rounds.
I. H. TRIANGLES
The Indinna Harbor Triangles would
Fred Sass has given up his position
ns polirtmnn here and is now work
ing in Hammond.
Mr. Van Sternberg was all day in the
village h.jn Wednesday to take up the
registra! ion of the young lioj a c f 21
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lebahn Ind their
baby boy chri'tf per on Monday under
the name Ervin.
Allen Woodrlng. the sn -edy sprinter
of Mcrcoosburg academy, is to inter the
University of Ponns Kama in the fail.
He will compete for the Mendowbrook
Club of Philadelphia this summer.
Final a ct ion w ill
ret;ar 1 t- the t if p
the X.-tional '!:.
tile American Ti
th" meeMnr in v'
'liaries P'-tci -j-o
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CLASH IN BOUTS
AT GIMP GRANT
CAMP GRANT. TM,.. June 7 Fifteen
thousand recruit selective wert includ
ed yesterday in the beirmmng of the j
mammoth boxing elimination test, made!
by the depot hrigade training orp.iniza- j
tion to discover ring talent among j
Oiiliryii soldiers scarred by battal-l
ions, punching each other over the hu?" j
drill field under the direction of Fred
Dyer, boxing instructor. Several of the j
men walked into stinging blov and j
were forced to drop from 'he collective j
On the night of June 12 rookie boxers
will run through a bix elimination card
he Liberty theater, and the winners
will be given a chance to enter the di
visional boxing team.
pnil-uMy b,- Taken in
f;l amalmiiiiiliftn of
' i':-r Association and
i''g Asoiatlon st
. York December ?..
c n I f. I'.-fviir I v con-
cluo't ' a tour of i'. count ry 'with balk
line l)ii!l.-irl t h.'.mt !oi! William F. TI.-.p,,,..
may gn to France an.i exhibit his skill
hs a billinrd expeit ;nd fany shot s'ar
to the soldiers gathered there as well as
the injured. Milliards is a pojailar game:
with the Frcni-h.
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BENTON FOOLS 'EM
IN BALL GAME
COLfMMIA. S. C. .Tun" 7 A'big
athieiio appearing oldir was invit
ed parii-'ipate in a Company base
ball gatiie at Cnmp Jackson yester
day ' because he locked like he crfuld
pitch." The invitation was accepted.
;'!'! !iv" lo-nii! vert into the box.
si ruck on I twenty-five batters, allow -on!
on ' hit. and olherw ise distin-guihf-.-l
himself by hitting a home
run in th'- seck.ii'1 uinir.g.
After the pame h,. young man ad
mitted that he was Pube Benton,
New York National League pitcher.
TVnten had come to Crimp Jackson
last week in an increment of drafted
forces fro mNorth Carolina, but had
not mad- his identity known to his
comrades until after the ball same.
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Inner Tubes, Dry Battery Cells,
Spark Plugs, Waxit, the best Body Polish manf'd.
McBeth Lens, Sun Ray Lens to comply with new
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