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LAKE COUNTY'S ' NEXT BIG DAY FAIR WEATHER JU VOL. XIII, NO. 120. Delivered br TIM LIS carrier. 4tv per raontht en afreet and ut newstnnl, 2e per ropy; back numbers 3c per copy. HAMMOND, INDIANA. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1918. R. SB JB5 flBLV SJ5- S3 -m flBfc n$& J58- 2 o o EE3 AKE COUNTY TIMES JL Ji ll ft A HP jyflDTi A ustria HesiTEXT NOT RiinAPHQT uuuni lu i SCENE OF j Italian Aftan&s Takes Place On 50-Mile Front, 15,000 Prisoners Taken. Bulletin. -Ef Prrss Br.Er,R.M. Oct. 30, 12:15 p. m.- -The S'aliaas have tafcen twenty-five thou sand prisoners and mors tlian 200 puns ; Irs their present offaaslva, It was otrl-; cia-U ancouacEd today, l Bt I.LETIN.l U'N!TF.r l'PSS rHif.-,RAM ! ' VTITZ THE ITALIANS, Oct. CO. The ! Ttaliaos and the British armies com.'' ylslely ri'rcin? the Austrian Uue of re- j istence are advancing1 rapiiily eastward j tfweea the rr-ilway lines feedinff 'he t. astrlans on the Piava front. They have cut cff all lines of eon-jn-ii-icatlon cn the Venetian plane3. F.L-I.LSTINV II'sTTv" 1'HESS CASLCCIAM. CzCCho-Slovak national council was: in COmolste possession Of Prague, . capital of Bohemia on Monday, .a Vienna dispatch reported today.; me populace was emnuMaucduy ; bcirg made u js report,:d tha. besides celebrating. j the girl's shoes being missing, .he ab- i sence of other of her wearing apparel (Bulletin-. that she wore 'when he left. home is , .. . . -,n A . , . t noted by the authorities. ZURICH, Oct. cO.A State Of: Hfr relatives are very loath to bc- s-ffrf Vias been oroclaimed in Buda-ilieve that the girl met her death by ... . .. r irvn i pest touowing tne attempt oi ; COO demonstrators to enter the! , r a i t- i t v TV,.: palace of Arch Duke Joseph. I he . demonstrators are demanding a re-! public. German troops are reported teiin . . j be arriving. Students in the City have formed '' rouncil to co-operate Magyar national council. Bulletin-. 1 !l 'N:T.n I'KESS t 'ABLE'JRAM. ! ZURICH, Oct. 30. The Turks : 1-ave evacuated the great oil cen- t-r of Baku on the Caspian Sea a n. Johns, was held last night and it r- , 'was found that the lungs were filed v.-ithcut fighting, accorcmg to a;- whSch wplU s.,frn to 1ndi. dispatch received from MOSCOW tO- rate that death did not occur before the day. WITH THE ITALIANS IN ! TUP VlV.J.Ti. Ctc.t. 30. The allied i " - .lies will he rcsumeu iuuj advance continues On the whole ' itPClf precludes any immediate arranse- fifty mile front from the Brenta toi'nei!ts for thfui the Treviso-Oderso railway. Pro-: gre-s is greatly accentuated on the j American troops comprising Ohio ! units' have crossed the Piave and ; are ready to take up the advance j v. ith their Italian and British com-! rades. j Mora than a hundred villages and; tomniunities east of the riave have b-'en liberated. The Italians occupied , f oniegliano. an important railway cen- i tsr fifteen miles north of Treviso, yes-; t -rday. i ard jirs. Elber DUtz and children, or The Tenth army is advancing rapidlv j H'i?nSallUt ttnd John DUtz. of Hammond, eastward, employing many abandoned i wrr, nere Sunday to visit their rela Austrian batteries to shell the rotreat-. , , vrs. yr. and Mrs. "Wru. Vivia. On their jr.g enemy. Austrian troops in an ef- ,.( tur'n home they v. ere caught in the fort to prevent Italian engineers f rom ; f tol.m and somehow, at Lock's Cross- bridging the streams sneiiea tne roaus , When several thousand Austrian r.r-i,inprs reached an island in mid- . . .. . V. .. 1 ..... 1 r- r m Iaa,- ..... - mg tiio prisoners subject to terrinc , suffered bombardment. The prisoners h?ay casualties. More than 15.000 prisoners have al-j ... n...ntnJ rA ninrp are f?- 1 resiav iwh ...... - --- ed to oe on w "'7;' T'ne Italian twelfth army has passed I seven miles southwest ot lttorio hirh is the base of the P.ustrian whole j system of communication from the: Vcnecian planes to the north. King! Victor Emmanuel crossed the Piave ; with a regiment of Hersaglieri. He was ' grefted with much enthusiasm. The Italians h-vc extended their of fensive southward to the Adriatic in- ; creasing- the width 'f their driv to. a .front of more tlian 100 kilometers. . sixty-two miles. They are now pies sing forward from the Grappa ! the sea. The new advance was Begun last night by the army under con- n-and of the" D Aosta. I At the time of cabling bridgeheads! bad been established on the east bank ; ' of the lower Piave at two points. The twelfth army, after n night of: forced marching captured Fallina. In co-cpera-.ion v. ,w. . vancing rrom tcnfgnaro iney arc threa.ten!ngr th great Austrian base .cf Vittorio. LIEUT. FRANK KNOTTS DIES IN Girl Whose Body Canal Gave Up ETHEL JOHNSON. 010 ETHEL JOHNSON COMMIT SUICIDE? I Missing Wearing Apparel j Leads Friends to Believe j She Met Foul Play. Xh3, Ethcl Johnson. th3 Kat Chicago .rl who?" remains were found floating tiio East Chicago canal yesterday, !mav not have committed suicide is lndi- LUH mc. T t0 thrm vcr- improbable' Tt seems to them very that a cirj of that age. mentally bal- I . a than a mfr aneea. wiin no iruuuic uim-i reiriman,, from hcr mother, should fcei j it so keenly as to take her own life, j Her aunt. Mrs. Henry BiinDnaje, i ins- all of the circumstances and know ; the girl as well as she did. cannot. onceive or sucn an aci on : Sjg.jlt provocation. ; hc, call attention to the fact that! NA'- : ' ....:-Vif'- V1p'Elhel's hiS" torrea snoes. nu , v Kil tiic , te. liavp not been' i wore w nen i-.'j n-it hvj.-.w, j found. Why she should remove ner ! ,v,.-. onrt leave the rest of her wear- ins arparci iniau i " "- : ! seems to tind no explanation let alone , a plausible theory. A post mortem under rlirection of, peputy Coroner Green, assisted by Dr. I bodv struck tno canai. ! -r.-p.rv possible angle of the situation ' Is being investigated by Mr. Green, who j has not yet reached any definite con . . , K.- tfi antlinri the authori- 'luMor. turner .t T THEIR CUR OVER Highland and Hammond j People Have Narrow Escape in Porter. pr;-!L To The Times. VALPARAISO. IN"L- Oct. SO Mr. . b . four mi:c3 WCst of town.; their ' down. car .turned completely upside; The occupants were' spilled out. i but fortunately not seriously injured. junn LJiiiz suu-reu iiuurita uri in. iitrau !fnJ was takcn to hls home at Hammond' ' , , ... ... . The rest of the party were brought back j to Valparaiso by Frank Chester, of the Whceltr-Elam garage, who happened 1 'tr.i. - The car was righted and also brought back to Valpo for repairs HOUSE TO CALL ON FRENCH OFFICIALS I'ViTHD PAK1S. ict. 1'nnjs Cablegram 30. While the allies are :is for capitulation they C. linany Teuton com i.icrhig the'r underlings tliOS" d to h. Id l'j k in uc'. in an attempt to stop the Killed adva.icc on the present line. j President Wilson s correspondence with Germany which ho stated he would turn over to the other allies has 9 I been received here. Col. House, al though slightly indisposed, plans to n the president and Marshal Foch tooey. !r.t--::".'if d naval council r.t u 1' S ! l rpnrpqcr tf tt Vn- A . m:ral Benson was in session today. Seven in nam but one in aim. FDR U.S.! j Known Family Bereaved By Dealii of Their Gal lant Soldier Boy, The sad lntellisencn w.is received in Gary tiiis mori-.ing annourringr the death by rncumonia of I.ieut vnant Frank j Knott5 over there. 'J'h" ov.s came by j lele;s-ri.m to his parents, 'firmer Mayor I and Mrs. Thomas E. Knotts, and a let- j j ter f rm Lirut.'ii.int I'li-il JIake. close ! jincna ana pcno-lniBtf ot l.i uten.int ! Knott.-", written to Mr;. TI;;ke und- r date of October Sth. Lieutenant Hake had gone over to visit Lieutenant Knotts when to his sud surprise it was an nounced he had just passed away. Lieutenant Knottj enlisted in the ser vice early in the war. He went from Gary to i'ort Benjamin Harrison train-I it.g school, whrr he was commissioned lieutenant and then tf Fortress Monroe.' from where he. went abroad. ; He was an instructor tor sonic time i'l heavy field artiilrry and has been to the from line lren her. in heavy light ing for over a year. The news of thia gallant soldier's death spread rapidly over the city and the bereaved parents and family are re,-i-eiving t!ie profound sympathy of the entire community in the passing away of him who foupht and died for the free dom of the world. OSS ELECTED TO COUNCIL The breech in the Citizens party , V, , " of the founders and first chairmen of the party, and ekcted Henrv HeUsis j to fill the vaeancy in the council eaus ! ed by the resignation yf A. H. Ander son. Keiasig rrceived nine votes and and Ford 5. The fact that Ford resigned as chair- i Well . j man during the heat of the campaign ay nae caused me administration feel under no obligations to him but whatever the reason it is known that Reissis had the city hall support. Ford's friends feel that th-y had a light to be sore, it is -presumed, in view of the fact that Ford was prom ised the. support of ten councilman and only received live votes On the other hand Ueissi mu;t have been surprised pleasantly. On a former occasion when he was a can didate for the board of education one of the councilmen made a glowing speech piecing him in nomination. But i there wasn't a vote cast for Keissig l and the councilman whi nominated ! him must have changed his mind af ! ter sitting down. CONFERENCE HARMONIOUS ; (C.VITED Pp.ess Capi.eorcsi. j WASHINGTON. Oct. 30. The Ver ! sailles conference will agree to adhere ! to Pres. dent Wilson's peace terms, in the opinion of American and entente officials here today. Any difference as to the application of the president's i fourteen points v. ill be threshed out i in the filial peace adjustment, it was .. T . ... , . , - ,, .said, it w nuijuasni-u me ci sanies conference will close in complete bar- niony. ACCUSED OF SRIEERY. By Unites Press H t CAGO. Oct. .10. FeliX Gedmin. of South Chicago. 111., was found guilty in the federal court here today of a charge of attempting to bribe George W. Green, a department of Justice operative, of Hammond. Ir.d. Gedmin will be sentenced by Judge Iandis to morrow. Gr'-'ii charged that Gvlmin offerer) hir.i $S." t.i drop charges of selling liquor against him. ROME FRESH AUSTRIAN TALK ri'VTTED Press CAFLErjRAM. AMSTEltDAM. Oct. 30. Arch Duke Joseph, n second cousin of the Aus-T-'r- fivncror. h?.s issued a procla mation declr.rin.tr that Kail charged hmi t.i .ffect tomplete independence of Hungary, which would join the league of nations, according to a Buda pest dispatch received here"today. Tzejc arc . if y V V - 1 t ' , j- x y i It? '.1 - WILLIAM S. RENSON (g cimed. SOUTH SHORE KILLS Ml George Smolen, 4 S 4 S Homer Lec ave nue. East Chicago, 4 3 years old. was ! struck by a ioutli fhore car yesterday j about 11 o clock i"0 lcet west of Co-! iumbia avenue and instantly killed. j Smolen ivas out walking with his' small boy when the accident occurred. The day before he wandered away and j his wife reported that he was missing, j That evening, however, he returned to I the house. The boy was unhurt. I About four months ago he was ex- j omined by a commission of East Chi- cago physicians and adjudged insane. He as sent to Logansport anu remained ; there until about a month ago. He; came back home, but recently has seem- : ed to be mentally unbalanced again. ' liesides a wife he leaves four small . children and it is slid that the family: is in bad shape financially. I The remains were taken to Undf rtak- j er Hums' morgue. The funeral will be held from their home tomorrow morning. Interment will be In Holy Cross cemetery. Undertaker Burns in charge. OODCE POLICE, BOOTLEGGERS HURT East Chicago Booze Hounds j Meet With a Disastrous Experience. While Officer Hanlon and Horlbcck j of the Hammond police were looking i for a certain au-.-molul,.. on Indianapolis i boulevard last night they saw a car of that description coming east. ,' rt.r ltnnlon stenntd out in th- ,o.,i ,,-1,! ihern t.. .Hon. lc.it ir,t.Q.i r.f T c; - A t -JL tT,r 't'- 1 v. r? - v rr f Ai Vj: - t . v - b - - - r i ls( ?l h ,-'f , ; v , - s4- i i f; - , - -, , , n iRAHK J.COBB f " " ""-i r rf , r UU . - " 4 7,. i,,., .h- .Iriver turned for hi,,, o.iia many deaths in the past few days .-i , ... . .. r ... - - - - ...... L ; missed him by about au inch as he jumped. Then they turned for Horlbcck, who drew his gun and tired a shot into their front tire. The car. which was going a boct .'ti'mibs an hour, went about a hah" : i.le more, tin u ran into the ditch,! turning or. t Nick Mih-.U' h or mij i.ast lolst street. , Fast Chicago, who was driving the car. was badly hurt, but the other three men who were in he car were not badly in jured. They were Andy Kaminsk! of 1383 Roberts avenue: Steve Vargo of 1389 Roberts avenue, and Laurence Clabby of Hammond. The overturned car, which was a fine big seven passenger suto, was smashed and in it the Hammond police found twenty-one gallons of whiskey and two broken five-gallon jugs of It. All the men were arrested, charged with violating the, liquor law. S. Aids in Iner-Allied Council 5 T Hi t X 4 A - J LL LAKE Doubt Exists As to Wheth er the County Outside of Gary Will Have Flu Ban Lifted Next Saturday Night. The influenza ban will be lifted Sat urday midnight in about one-half of the counties of Indiana, according to a decision of the state board of health ! yesterday. Action by the state board was tak I e: because epidemic conditions in ap- proximately one-half of the counties affected have subsided to such an ex- ,hat the t,rder U no loner nec" essa ; . Whether Lake county will be freed " n"1 Vet been determined. It is reported that the state board is not i disposed to ao so. xne cary oan nas already neon iiiieu uui crMi has had as Hammond ir East Chicago where (Continued on page five.) I Gen. Pershing- reports tho name of Private Emil llaae, 3330 Carey rt., East Chicag-o, as killed in ac tion, previously reported mlsslnff in action in July. Private Mass's same ha tten carried for two month on Tne Times' honor roll as misslnr in action. NOTICE. Effective Nov. 1 price of milk set by U. S. Government will be quarts 14 cents and pints 8 cents. 10-31-2t Hammond Dairy Co. ;rrv - jit 4-vv "n, ' a - ""'J.' 1 :.. v t'--ij.' iJ FRANCE ofces. tj9 t it Z' "-' "Cs , vf" - 1 i Colonel E. M. House leads the peace commission sent to Paris by President Wilson. With him are Admiral Benson Frank I. Cobb, editor of the New York World; Joseph C. Grew, former Secretary of the American embassy in Ber lin, and many other aids. Bulletin-. H'n-itij Press Cableoham WASHINGTON. Oct. 30. American occupation of Aincre ville, north of Verdun, was report ed by General Pershing today. Bulletin. f United Phess Cablegram. AMSTERDAM, Oct. 30. Con stantinople newspapers declare that Turkey has already begun of ficial negotiations with the entente. The Turkish delegates, it is said, have left for the conference. Bulletin. CNT-iEti Press Cablegram. ZURICH, Oct. 30. The Austro Hungarian government of Mon tenegro fled to Vienna, following the uprising in that country, a dis patch here today said. Bulletin-. ft'NiTr.j 1'iie.ss Cablegram. ROME, Oct. 30. The Italians have reached the Livenza. Bulletin. Initio Fr.nss Cablegram. COPENHAGEN, Oct. 30. Count Andrassy, new Austro-Hun-garian foreign minister, has decid ed to begin direct negotiations wiht Italy, according to advices rer ceived here today. WASHINGTON HAS A QUEER STORY BY BEND K K. Br United Press WASHINGTON. Oct. 30 That Pres ident Wilson will attend the great peace conference whenever and wher ever it is held, id the belief of his friends. For some days the report without official confirmation has been circulating in official und diplomatic quarters that the president will at tend. As there is nothing in the con stitution to prevent his uttendanre for mer presidents maintaining an unbrok en precedent, the president will shat ter one of the many precedents al ready broken, by his attendance. Owing to his high position, it was the belief among allied dilpomats that he would be made chairman. If Wil son goes it will be the first time in the history of the nation that the pres ident has visited Europe while in of fice. We are seven, seven-fold. Therefore give r ii i ATroT niruio i i f i i i nib ii YET MADE PUBLIC Messaee Amplifies Previous Hole in Regard to Sop posed Reforms Bs ing Made. Br T'.vited , rics.7 WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 Gei many has sent a supplementary communication to the United States on the subject of peace. It reached the Swiss legation this forenoon and was delivered by the Swiss charge shortly afterward. The new message described what Germany is doing in the way of constitutional changes to make the government responsible to the people. It was said that it does not alter t! " peace situation a It stands today by making any new proposals. H is understood to have be-n unso licited 4ini constitutes a voluntary i:-."-e orf the part oT Icrma:i; . The text may not be rna-li nu!!e tm- i mediate I .-. The supplementary p.y of amplifying messaqe was by previous state- m-T.-r of the German government that .t had politically re forme 3. TJhe not', which it suppkincii-s declared that th. r.re?idct5t "knows nliuut these reform' " ! ft -Has rceardod hero, therefore s . last minute effort to persuade the presi dent th'U the Kaiser's power has been eriVclually shorn and that armistice, dealings would in reality be with the German people irot with the llohen zoHcrns. How the government regard.-; the sincerity of the explanation was no; f orthcomin g. The n:.ie v. Inch is quite long is u?i-f;-neii and directed not to President Wilson hut to the Fnited States go.- rnment. It i more of a memoran dum than ;in official r!onirnt. Thr was a growinsr belief hie fdav that the. allies sliold riispatcii thfir aiitiis the and peace ten-: j th" fonner being granted on the con dition that Germany and her al!!?. accept the latter. As some express u Germany shonhl be given an armtstic? only if sh agrees to the allies peace term. AUSTRIAN ADMIT RETREAT rC.viTED Press Cable-thm. 1 MLXXA. via London. Oct. ::0. Aus trian troops on the Piave ere with drawn to new positions in the rear arer last night, the Austrian war office an nounced. "In Albania our rear guards have evacuated Alessio. "In the, region of Mont Sp:nonc (two miles west of Alano) we carrie:: out rectification of our positions," the .Vustrian war office announced toda. jNEW PROGRESS BY FRANCO-YANKS United Press Cablegram. PARIS. Oct. 30. French and Amei i can troops attacking east of Retlitl have penetrated deeply into the Ger man positions at many points, reach ing the support lines which were al most empty of defenders. French pressure in this region is beipg accentuated in th neighbor- hood of St. Ferguex. where violent attacks are being repulsed. The French are at the outskirts o' Chateau Torcein. WILSON REPLY EXPECTED TODAY Bv United Press. WASHINGTON. Oct. 20. President Wilson was reported this morning as preparing a reply to the last Austrian peace plea which was expected to be completed and made public some time today, probably not until late this af ternoon. That the president would merely pass on the Austrian appeal to Ver sailles for settlement, notifying Aus- ! tna of his decision, was the convic i tion here. FRENCH ADVANCE ON SERRE fUviTED Press Cablegram. PARIS. Oct. CO. French troops n;ar additional rdvanc-s between the Ols-i and the Scrre last night, the war of fice announced today. HAIG REPORTS QUIET DAY United Press Cablegram.) LONDON. Oct. 30. Apart from petrel encounters In which we msde pro gress and secured a few prisoners there Is nothing to report. Field Mar shall Halg said today. For every mother's son.