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RAIN GK DOUBLE! SO THEY MAY SMILE AND SMILE AGAIXh VOL. XIII, NO. 134. delivered by llMKs carrier. 40c peT" tnoutlii on street and at nev. t anl. 3e per copyi hrk numbers 3c per copy. IIAmiOND, INDIANA. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1918. n r U U J vJ I 1 CS3r 9 na J3& & W fiU fflj AS S& JSfr TWO VES SNUFFED OUT AT INDIANA HA TTlVnQ 111 I IL- Jl JL I Will ' I mm : V SalLiJ UP LI RBORyrpquij i rq 01 BEFOIHID 3 Third Broliisr Horrified to Find Two of His Kinsmen Asphyxiated J. H. Bryant, Indiana Harbor, rooming at 3519 Michigan avenue, woke up at ten o'clock yesterday morning and found his two broth ers dead by his side. They had been asphyxiated by gas. Three brothers roomed together at this number, Charles Bryant, aged 51 ; Henry, aged 47, and J. H. Bryant. All worked nights at the plant of the Standard Forging Co. J. H. went to his roorr. at. three o'clock the preceding afternoon and 'soon fell asleep in his chair. He did not awaken until two o'clock in the morning. He I hen got up and lay down on the bed beside his two brothers who seemed to te sieeping. He did not awsken until ten o'clock that morning and found that liia brothers had both died while he sltT-t. The matter was inrestigated by Offi cers Rybecki and Lazar and a physician Vras called but without avail. Burns and McGuan have charge of the bodies. EGISLATURE Lake County Senators and Representatives Go to Capital to Discuss Plans for Coming Session of the Legislature. Times Bureau. At Statu Capital. INDIANAPOLIS. IND.. Nov. 15. Ke-j publican members of the house of rep resentatives met here today to confer on organization of the lower house of the next General Assembly. All the Lake county senators and representa tives were present. The Republican members of the senate met here yes terday and as a sequel to their meeting several interetsing indications ns to the organization and work of the next as sembly are forthcoming. Legislation that will absolutely In demnify every one of the Republican pledges to the people, in the platform of the party, on which the state of Indiana sent almost a complete Republican leg islature to the statehouse, is intended. . according to leaders, who atended all the meetings yesterday. V.'iU H. Hays. Republican national chairman, Fred W. Upliam. of Chicago, treasurer of the national committee. James'A. Hemenway. national commit teeman from Indiana. Governor James (Continued on page four.) LABOR EX&MINER IKES jlS REPOBT Calumet Region Will Need; for Some Time All the Labor It Can Get. A very Interesting and hopeful sur rey of the post-war conditions in our regional factories has just been com pleted by II. E. Jones, examiner In charge of the employment bureau. East Chicago. This survey, made by phone, shows, according to Mr. Jones, that only one riant in the entire region anticipates any reduction in their working forces J even if all -war contracts are can-, celled. "In fact," said Mr. Jones, "the re-j plies received from the various plant J superintendents indicate that this reg ion will need for some time to come all i the labor that it can hire. There seems to be no fear that any degree of busi ness depression will occur in Lake county irrespective of a continuance or iincontinuance of war contracts." TO FACES 10 PROBLEMS 4 it) V 4 M m U HERE'S FIRST DEMO BILIZATION UNITS. Er United Tress. WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. The first unit to be demobilized will be the development battalions of all cantonments. About 50,000 are included in these units, according to an announcement this afternoon. MAY USE ROLLING STOCK FOR FOOD. By GROAT (United Press Staff Correspondent.) WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. T he U. S. and the allies will see to it that the rolling stock provision of the armistice does not work an undue 'hardship on Germany. This 'unofficially was the gov ernment's attitude toward the Ger men women's appeal to Mrs. Wilson and Jane Adams received by the war department over night. It wa s indicated that the governments have no intention of modifying th e armistice terms but there were indications that the rolling stock could be used to ship foods. TIRED OF HEARING GE RMANY'S COMPLAINTS. Bt United Press. WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. The state department has asked Ger many to address all the allies in making communications in interest of all of them rather than ask the U. S. alone. SWISS STRI WASHINGTON. Nov? 15 T ended, according to an announcement of President Callender, cables from Berne said today. AUSTRIA FOR MS A REPUBLIC. United Press Cablegram PARIS, Nov. 15, 5:30 p. m. A republic has been proclaimed in Austria-Hungary, according to a Vienna dispatch by way of Zurich published in the Journal today. , HUGE' CROWD. AT LIBERTY HALL MEET Nearly a Thousand Peopie Listen to Program Fur nished by Soldiers and Sailors Aid Associa tion Last Night. Speaking of the casualties In Ameri can troops abroad, the dead, the dying and the two million men over there. At torney Jesse Wilson said at a meet ing of the Soldiers' & Sailors' Aid As sociation last night, "they have won far greater honor and glory each and every one of them than anything tlse they could have done and I'd rather have them win honor that way than fortune." One of the most interesting meetings that has been held In Liberty Hall took place under the auspices of the associa tion and nearly one thousand reople at tended. A very fine program had been arranged by Chairman Mrs. J. T. Leary, but unfortunately she was unable to at tend and see how well it was received, through the severe illnes3 of her sister. President J. T. Hutton called the meet ing together and Mrs. Powley introduc ed the speakers. Speaks On Soldiers' Letter. The first speaker was P. A. Parry, editor of The Times, who discussed Soldier and Soldiers' Letters. He virged HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS CONTRIBUTE 51,450 The pupils of the Hammond high school today won a crown of glory in the United War drive when they contributed 5H50 In fifteen minutes. The allotment was $600. The sociology class with fifteen members contributed $S3 and the as sembly $143. The Prestolyte plant, with sixteen employed. ha3 given $168, which is 300 per cent cf its quota. GERMAN WOMEN IDENTIFIED United Press CAnt-oRAM. CHICAGO, Nov. 15. Jane Adams to day Identified Anita AusberjT, Gertrude Baumer and Alice Solisman. the three women who sent wireR-s messages to Mrs. Wilson and Jane Adams ask ing for mitigation of armistice as women she met at the Hague peace conference in 1315. They belong to the International Council of Women. The German women appealed for aid in getting relief in food for the wom en and children of Germany. TAKE GERMAN - HEADQUARTERS Bt United Press. WASHINGTON. Nov. 15. Polish troops have taken possession of Ger man general headquarters and are dis arming German troops, diplomatic dis patches indicated today. TURNING THE TABLES. Br United Press COPENHAGEN, Nov. 10 50 soldiers and civilians disarmed the guards at Berlin castle yesterday and stole val uable art treasures and food. nan 4 i : f -4 , fe,r w i Wll . tig f&j-.A MSI I KE IS OVER. he general strike in Switzerland is relatives of the soldier boys overseas to continue to write to tlicm because it may be a year before they will return and the longer they are away the more needful it is to pour a stream of letters across the water. The speaker continued: "There Isn't a thing that grips our hearts more than a soldier's letter. Two million of our boys have gone over there boys who a year ago had no conception of what a soldier's life is. Their precious letters show it. But It is these same boys who have whipped Germany's trained mil lions this very minute. "Germany has been licked by an army of kids our kids." Mr. Parry appealed to his audience on behalf of the soldier boys that they might get cheerful letters from home. He said: "The boy you love has fought for your security and happiness. He has brought this war to an end. He has done something that had to be done for yonr sake. The more hopefully you (Continued on page four.) DESERTERS ON RAMPAGE United Press Cablegram COPENHAGEN. Nov. 15. German deserters have organized a "flying di vision" at Bremen and have plunder ed the Hanover railway station and other places. 36 were captured and taken to Ber lin where three were executed. GERMAN U-BOAT IS INTERNED United Press Cablegram HARBIN. Nov. 15. The commander of the German submarine U-39, hith erto anchored at Carthagna has been interned. The crew has been landed and a Spanish guard placed aboard the vessel. CREEL VLL GO ALONG Bt United Tress. WASHINGTON. Nov. 15. Prelimi naries for t'-e great pea..- conference are now under way. It was Indicated that the conclave might be held about the first of the year. Geo. Creel will be sent over with the American dele gation. Neutrals will be heard on many of the questions. NEW BALKAN STATE. United Press Cableor m. COPENHAGEN. Nov. 15 Esthonla. Livonia. Courland and Oesel have de cided to Join in the formation of an independent B.-ilkin state. MINAS STORE GIVES $373.82 After the store closed Wednesday evening1. Attorney Bomberger spoke to "The Progressive League" which is composed of the employes cf the E. C. Minas Department Store. At the conclusion cf the interesting talk each of the 135 employes gave a day's pay to the United War Work fund, a to tal subscription of $373.82. POLICE HOT AFTER ALLEGEQSMUGGLER Chas. Borh of E. Chicago, Wanted by Police of Two Cities. Charles Both of 4726 McCook avenue. East Chi ngo, was arrested on Standard avenue last night by the Hammond po lice charged with bringing liquor Into the state. In Both's automobile was found S gallons of whiskey. Both had his wife with him when ar rested so the police took her home to East Chicago, when they went into their place there the police saw a man trying to hide a glass of whiskey which he had just bought. The East Chicago po lice are now waiting for Both to get out of jail in Hammond so that they may arrest him on another charge. .ETNA EXPLOSIVES MEN LET OUT French Munition Orders to Be Cancelled, but Layoff Only for Short Time. It is stated this morning that a num ber of men have been laid off at the Aetna Explosive Co. at Aetna, two miles east of "Broadway. TheFrench munition orders have been cancelled. Munition orders for this government are still being carried on. It is stated that the lay-off of workers will be for only a short duration, the plant is ?o be converted Into the manu facture of acids and dyes for commer cial uses and when completed will em ploy more men than In the past. . For re-adjustment "InS-poses It - is stated that six of the hot mills at the American Tin Plate" mills, Gary, have been shut down. rVGGUSED IP1 COURT SPErtu. To The Times. WHITING. IND., Nov. 15. John Star.ish, Indiana boulevard and Schrage avenue. Whiting, supposed to be run ning a soft drink parlor, had his place raided and a large quantity of whiskey was found on the premises. Stanish was arraigned before Judge Green yes terday and fined $100 and costs and sentenced to the county jail for thirty days. Stanish paid the $130 and the jail sentence was suspended upon his promise to be good. Alike Kovach FlneO. Another liquor prosecution yesterday was that of Mike Kovach of Indiana Harbor, charged with bringing liquor into the state. He was also tried before Judge Green and fined $50 and costs, amounting to $S0, upon payment of which he was released. CHRISTMAS VICTORY LETTER DAY, NOV. 24 United Tress Cble'jram. PARIS, Nov. 13. The Stars and Stripes, official organ of the Ameri can Expeditionary Force. France, an nounced that November 24 will be "Fathers Christmas Victory Letter Day" for "the army. All soldiers are asked to write to their fathers on that day and the fathers are urged to write to their sons. FRENCH BOATS LEAVE FOR SCOTLAND United Press Cablegram. PARIS, Nov. 15. The cruiser Ad miral Aube and two torpedo boats have sailed from Brest for the Firth of Forth under orders of Admiral Grassel. French representative on the commission charged with execution of the naval terms of the armistice. The dispatch indicates that the Firth of Forth may be one of the interment bases of the German fleet. WILL ERECT MONUMENT TO AMERICA Unitfd Press Cablegram. PARIS. N6v. 15. A committee of forty-one French notables has been J appointed to erect a monument at the point of THrdonde, commemorating the part of America in the war. Presi dent Wilson will be asked to lay the first stone. The city of Bordeaux will give $75,000. National subscriptions will raise the remaining. WHO HAS THESE FLAGS? Some person borrowed the Ameri can. English and French flags from the Liberty Hall set last Monday eve ning for the victory celebration and has failed to return them. The set is spoiled without them, and the Lib erty Hall assiciation wishes to use them for the Thanksgiving program. Will the person who has them please bring them back? The Smile of victory nnnirmrftinr 1 mmn aUtoi.KjhXii VowjU Aj ,. J&. c.-irirJbJ. :im . II I j i III f'J IB I :' ! ritwi'CMrnnoar- .'. f-y f,m I a I El II I Vfl 1 I r . A ' .rYV -er fb f I SI HIM ii x-':'v'.7 B v V t . v-8. f y .- " w. 'A it j . ':" yyr ' ; . 4 1 1 .V:, r X - - - i 5 i 3 c, j r.--""r 4 ,, 5 Si :? I V ' . . , K ?. - - t t s :' . - '-f ; .-' v.. .:- : v. . v . Si . "V."1' rV. .i ',&''.' "r '? President Wilson. This photo, the first one taken of -President Wilson after Ger- j many signed the armistice, ending the world war, shows him with hat doffed and a great big smile of happiness on his face as he watched the peace joyfest at the capital. He watched the mammoth parade from the reviewing stand. Cheers that fairly rocked the city showed him how the people of the city typifying the people cf the nation, honored him . lilifiU ACCUSED CHICAGO, Nov. 15. Silks, rugs and other goods worth je.iiuu were recuvei-, ed and two arrests made yesterday in i the campaign to stop the freight car I robbers in the Calumet district. Floyd j Klasner of Hammond, a switch tender j of the Belt Line, and his father-in-law. j Frank Bulmyar. also of Hammond, were arrested. WHITING LID IS KILLED Special To The Times. WHITING, IND., Nov. 15. Eleven year old John Richard Chown. son or Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Chown. 535 Indiana YnirarA was killed about noon today. The lad was hanging on the side of a; motor lorry belonging to a Chicago firm ! n hn fell off and under the wheels, i They passed over hi3 body and he was dead when taken home. GOVERNOR APPOINTS COMMITTEE Bt United Preps. 1 tvtit sNAPOLIS. Nov. 15. Governor Goodrich today announced the lciris- lative visiting committee would con- ; sist of Senator Clarence J. Munton. J of Kendallville and Representative W. 1 Swain, of Pendleton, and Samuel Benz J of Washington county. j PRESS CENSORSHIP IS LIFTED Bt United Press WASHINGTON. Nov. 13. The press censorship in connection with "cable, postal and land" was discontinued to day, the censorship board announced. U. S. AIRMAN LANDS IN COLOGNE United Press Cablegram. COPENHAGEN". Nov. 15 An Amer ican airman landed in Cologne yester day. It was reported here today. NEGBQ BAD MEN M. SENTENCED Judge Hardy Also Grants Divorce to Railroad Man's Wife. Walter Johnson and Andrew Thomas, colored, "Plummer avenue's bad men," were sentenced by Judge Hardy today to serve from two to fourteen years. One of two crimes the pair confessed to was the dastardly attack on Otto tjhinsky the night of September 28. Shinsky was on his way homo when the negroes held him up and after taking his money cut his throat. . The wounds did not prove fatal. Judge Hardy granted a divorce to Jewell Smith, wife of Corneal Smith, a railroader, who was rtcently sentenced to serve time for box car robberies. FOUR CROWN POINT MEN ARRESTED Four Crown l'oint men were arrested on Calumet avenue last nifht by the Hammond police charged with bringing liciuor into the state. The automobile I was driven by Joe Habergreth who had! with him three friends. J In the car was found 10 gallons of '; whiskey which is said to belong to j liaoergecn no runs a son unnK par lor in Crown Point. NATION LAGS ' IN THE UNITED W. W. DRIVE j United Press Cablegram. I NHW YORK. Nov. 15. The nation is lagging at the rate cf several mil- j lion a day in subscriptions to the Unit ed War Work funds. Keport last night showed u total contribution of J $o5. 556.20. If the fifty per cent, oversubscription I is to be obtained a big increase in daily subscriptions will be necessary. NO MORE CANDIDATES ADMITTED Bt United Pi:ess. WASHINGTON. Nov. 15. No more candidates will be admitted to the central officers training schools, the war department announced today. Can didates now in attendance at these schools will te allowed to complete the course, or may be discharged from the army at any time at their option. Successful candidates will be commis sioned In the reserve corps. Advance Guard of Peace Delegation Soon to Leave for Franca, United Press Cablegram. COPENHAGEN, Nov. 15. During the revolution in the city of Berlin 100 persons were killed ad buried in tire Friedriehstrasse church yard, according to reports received here today. Br' LETIN.J ' v'thd Press Cablegram t TARIS, 15. Three depntle to day served notice they will inovo that the allied, governments opa leal pro ceeding's arainst those responsible for the war throtig-h establishment of a tribunal composed of repressnta'lves of all the enntries which hava sufftrea from the war. It is novr expected that the peace con. ference will be held In Versailles early la 1919. By ROBERT J. BENDER (United Press Staff Correspondent ) WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. Prob ably within the next ten days the advance guards of the American delegation will go to France to prepare for the peace conference which may be delayed anotier month. Thi3 government and the allies bo-.v arc 'working cut the de fails. The Unit-rd States has made a careful study cf peace adjustments r-e-3'd 'n th- near East and the j3fe-gu3rd;r.cr of the released na tions will be cne cf the chief prob lem?. The state d.-partment is reticent as to plans. Nothing has ben done as yet regarding the German appeal for an early conference. The department has desired to wait until the German gov ernment was more stablized. More than twenty-five nations havo a right at the peace tabie. France. Great Britain, the United St3tes and Italy will have the main power. Bel gium's claim and that of the Balkans will be closely followed. UBEflry Hi East Chicago Stages a Big Celebration Tomor row Night. All members of all committees are strongly urged to meet at Coun cil Chamber of City Hall tonight at 7:30 o'clock. By request of mayor. Mothers, wives and Eistcrs of sailors and soldiers meet at 7 o'clock tomorrow night at City Hall and at Red Cross home. Fir street. Automobiles will be in waiting. Parades will form at 7:30 at city hall and at Red Cross home. East Chicago will proceed to Harbor and all will join on Michigan avenue. Stores will close by proclamation bt mayor at six o'clock. Everything is in readiness for the big Victory and Liberty parade which wi'.l be staged in East Chicago and Indiana Harbor tomorrow. Saturday night. A meeting of workers was held at the city hall last night and the general route and management of the parade was placed in charge of a committee consisting of A. J. Burns, W. K. Jewell. W. J. Murray, A. K. Perkins, II. L Jones, C. K. Wallace and Fred Buse. A meeting of all committees and workers is called tonight at the council chamber of city hall order to see that every detail i3 J. reacuo-ws so that there will be no flaw or omission ir. n, event. Attendance at this meeting is strongly urged. Any one who has a suggestion to make or a service to offer is invited to this meeting. The parade will pass through the principal streets of both end3 of the city and will probably pass through the main streets of 'the city of Hammond. There will be plenty of music, plenty of re dflre, plenty of noise and patriotic enthusiasm will have full sway. Following the parade, there will be a demonstration of fire works at the city hall park under the management of city electrician Warren Kipps. A strong effort will be made to have the Great Lake Jackie Band to partici pate in this" occasion. Surrounding towns and communities are invited to assist and take part in the celebration. Mayor McCormack has issued th fol lowing prf'Clamation : t PROCLAMATION. Whereas, Monday. November 11. 1918, (Continued on page five.) American