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Tuesday. Julr 21), 1019.
THE TIMES. ' Pncrn Fife. WILL HAMMOND PLAY GARY FOR TITLE? Is Haramoni ffoln to play Gary. ThU is tha keynotft of Interest amongr the Gary baseball fans today. Gary wants a game with Manager N'agle's men and wants It bad, but so far the 'White Eagles, representing1 the Steel City, have been unable to secure an open date. "Wo have grot p'.enty of money to say that we can beat Hammond and ail that we want la a try at them." say the White Eagles. A jrame between the old rivals Gary and Hammond would be an Interesting one as both teams have bcien playing top notch baseball all season. Let's gj. GARY COPS OH ALERT FOR TROUBLE and a large concourse of symrathjrli'4 friends attended. Deepest sympathy la extended to the bereaved relatives. In an Around -GARY- approximate cost Is being compiled to be submitted at the next meeting. NOTICE. Dr. C. K. Iloardmaa, recently charged from the army service, re-opened his office at 523 Broad KenoIds building. Gary. Ind. i tice limited to e. ear, nose throat. 7 dis has way, 'rac- and S-2w To prevent any possible outbreak In the large negro population of Gary or a duplicate of the Chicago race riot situ ation Captain McCartney, actlnf chief of police during the absence of Chief of Police W. F. Forbis, warned his men to be on the alert for trouble this mrntng. "While we do nc t expect the race not situation to spread to Gary." said Act ing Day Chief MeCarney, "we are not golngr to be caught napping and if there Is at.y trouble 1 think we will be able to err with the situation." The first evidence of trouble in the city occurred last night when there was a clash between a negro and a white man. John .jfeterson a Gary negro jit ney driver was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. He was found guilty in the city court this morning and fined. Today the police are on the alert and are arresting all suspicious looking negroes. John Person, a Chicago negro, was taken into custody last night at the Lake Shore depot and the fact was disclosed that Chicago colored race riot ers are coming to Gary to purchase guns. "When searched Person had a new .93 automatic Colt revolver which he had t purchased and thirty some shells. Two other negroes, believed to have been carrying guns, made their escape. Busi ness men handling fire arms are a.sked to stop the sale of such weapons. TAKES FIRST VACATION IN NINE YEARS Something's g-!nir to happen or at least bhould happen. Elmer E Kagon, veteran newypaper man of Lake county is taking a va cation, the first day ofT. he has had in nine years. He has been an employe of this pa per for the past eleven years and left yesterday for a two week's rest. Some day this week Elmer Is pa tiently awaiting the arrival of his son Forest from overseas, with wound nnd service stripes and if we are not amiss, there will be a rousing; wel come for him at the home at 80fi Har rison street. Word was received that he was expecting his discharge at Camp Sherman either today or tomor row. His son, Chandos, was also over seas and has been discharged. But that is getting away from the story. Mr Kagnn has been in the newspaper gme during the past 40 years. He has owned papers at At kinson. Rurwell and Scotia. Nebraska and Hammond and Lowell. Indiana "I'm not going to do a thing but lay around and rest,'' sai Elmer, "but at that I suppose I'll have to be running up to the office a couple of times a day." GARY BOXER BACK HOME Boxing fans in Gary welcomed thej return of one of their Idols, In the person of "Red" Gardner yesterday, following an eastern tour of nearly four months. While away he participated in a glove contest and states that he will soon be ready to take them a!l on. Hed will try to appear before the E. Chicago fans in th enear future. MRS. EBERT STILL ALIVE AT HOSPITAL The condition of Mrs. Emll Ebert of Hammond, one of two survivors of an auto-train accident which snuffed oui five lives at Merrillville Inst Saturday rtieht. one of the victims her husband an the other her 9 year old daugh ter. Esther, is reporte dabout the same at the Mercy hospital in Gary this morning. With her left arm ani leg- crashed, the, other limb broken and severe body bruises her life hangs on a thread. At first no hopes were held out for her re covery. Battling against odds, her vi tality at low ebb. physicians are marvel ing at the case. She has learned that her husband and daughter Esther were killed. She and her other daugh ter Ruth were the only survivors of the tragedy. P.uth escaped with a few minor scratches. The funerals of the other three vic tims. Mrs. Gust riske, her husband and son Arnold were held at the German Lutheran church at Tolleston this after noon at 2 o'clock. F.ev. Rump officiated Gary Commercial Club to Have Spacious Ball Room Whem completed the Gary Commer cial club will have one of the finest If not the largest ball room in the northern part of the state, according to the present plans. It will cover the entire floor space of the third story and an effort Is being made to have it ready for rent.il by the first part of October. Besides the spacious hall there will be adjoining rooms for lounging, ladies rest room, smoking room and a kitchenette. IT MADE HIM GET BUSY . Because the reporter on the Times happened to lack a sweet tooth. it nearly cost him the biggest news beat of his career last week? Glancing over the scare lines of Gary paper, still ink-wet, he saw to his horror "Sugar Shortage Hits city today; Gary In the preliminary throes of a sugar famine,'' etc., and he almost wilted. "Phew," he gasped, mopping his brow, "What'll the boss say now, and I never had a word about it." He fiew to a telephone ami proceed ed to get busy. "lie!', what d'vvya know about this here sugar famine they're talking about." he inquired of a number of Gary business men. "V"h:it did'Ji say? There's not go ing to be a suar 'famine.'' and the scribe breathed a big- sigh of relief. According to a canvass of the stores it was Irarnrd that while there is a sugar shortage there is no reason to be alarmed. With the canning seas on over in several wteks and the re duction of sugar exportattons abroad, there will be pltnty of sugar in thi ne ar future. TRY TO WRECK TRAINS ON "J" Timely discovery of some big spikes which had been driven Into the tis near the rails by a gang of youths probably averted a wreck on the "J" according to information. Yesterday the juvenile officers took the youngsters into custody bit on account of their youth and their promise to leada d.fferent path in the future they were released. COAL DEALERS GATHER IN GARY THIS EVENING To discuss th present coal situa tion, members of the Lake County Coal Dealers are urged to be present at a meeting at the Gary Commercial Club rooms this evening. Secretary R. R. Yeagley, who called the meet ing Is expected to furnish some Inter esting data on the coal situation. CHANGE MADE AT RED CROSS HEADQUARTERS To fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Miss Florence Reynard, former secretary of the Home Service department at the Red Cross head j quarters in Gary, the services of Miss I Khoda M. Welding of Cleveland. Ohio. I has been secured. The change will occur the first of next month. Miss Reynard has accepted a simi lar position at Fnion City, Ind. Miss Welding has been the field director for the home service division of the Red Cross association in Southern Indiana. BASEBALL Hammond V3. Gunthers At Chicago Sunday Aug. 3rd Take Lake St. car or Oak Park L di rect to park, 47th and Lake St. NEXT BAND CONCERT AT TOLLESTON PARK The next free open air band concert by the Gary Municipal -band will be held at Tolleston Park, it was an nounced yesterday. Director Carver has arranged a special program. NESBIT SERVICES AT WILLIAMS' CHAPEL Funeral services over the rema'ns of Francis Nesbit, the popular Gary young man who was drowned at Mil ler Beach Sunday was held at Wil liams' chapel yesterday evening at 8 o'clock. The Rev. W. S. Seaman of the Mthodist church conducted the services. Following the services the body was shipped to the home of his parents at Van Lear, Ky. J. A. CREW TO LEAVE GARY Th many Gary friends of J. A. Crew, assistant superintendent of the blast furnaces at the Gary works of the Illinois Steel Company were sur prised to learn of his resignation, which took effect last Saturday morn ing. With his family, ho will move his household effects to Jackson. Michigan, the home of Mrs. Crew's parents. Mr. Crew has been in the employment of the Gary Works for the past eight years. RETURN FROM VACATION Three emploes of the Gary Land Company. Miss Loul?e Ixng. H. H. Brown find Vernon Parry, returned to their work yesterda following a pleasant two weeks' vacation. RUSH WORK ON WASHINGTON ST. SO. SIDERS ASK FOR SEWER SYSTEM Property owners living in the sub divisions south of Forty-fifth avenue filed a petition with the board of pub lic works yesterday asking for the construction of a sewer system that will drain the entire district. Real estate men are also among the peti tioners. It is estimated by City Engi neer Cotingham the cost will run into the sum of 115.00. A survey and Workmen started concreting the Washington street pavement between Seventh and Sixth avenues in Gary this morning, having completed the last strip between Seventh and Eighth avenues yesterday. Two blocks have been finished. AUTO HITS A TELEPHONE POLE Ernest Er'.ckson residing at ."SSth and Harrison in Gary was quite pain fully injured yesterday afternoon when his automobile became unman ageable and crashed into a telephone pole. The accident occurred at 37th and Broadway. The front of the auto was wrecked and Kiiokson suf fered an injury to his arm. Ho was taken to his home by a, Broadway garage man. Buy Stock at Home In Successful Home Companies Gary National Life Insurance Company The Gary National Life Insurance Company is a Gary Company. It is making a wonderful record. Although little more than one year old, it is making a record equal to companies 8 and 10 years old. GARY NATIONAL ASSOCIATES COMPANY The Gary National Associates Company is a Gary Company. It is amort page, loan and investment company. We make loans on first mortgages in the Calumet region. And loans on farms in the best farming district in Indiana. No loans over SOT of the valuation. THE STOCK We are selling 6 participating preferred stock in the Gary National Associates Company, and stock in the Gary National Life Insurance Company. for a short time only in Gary and vicinity. Most of our stock we are selling in new territory outside of Gary. This is probably your hast opportunity to ac quire stock in these two wonderfully successful companies. MORTGAGE BONDS We have a few gilt ecUe 5 farm mortgage bonds and 6 Calumet District improved real estate bonds. These are coupon bonds backed by gilt edged mortgages. Not over 50 of the valuation of the property. For particulars, write, call or phone. GARY NATIONAL ASSOCIATES CO. GARY THEATER BLDG. GARY IND. PHONES 3423-4-5. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE AND WIFE JOIN DIPLOMATIC FAMILIES IN FRANCE to- "t .-.TV. 1 1-4 t .... m-w. "nef vf1 Af - rThs l 'J t ". : frank L. Polk, assistant secretary of state, and Mrs. Polk, photographed on "lmperator" just before their departure fcr France. - Frank L. Polk, assistant secretary of state, and Mrs. To!k have pone to Paris. Polk takes Sctretary Lansing's place as head of the Amerie?n peace delepation. Mrs. Polk will, of courre, become one cf th-j leadirs fciembers of the diplomatic social circles at the. French caoilL 10 E. CHICAGO mam. PEOPLE III WRECK TRAINING IAS Truck Under Car Burns and Big Accident Is Averted. NEW RULING i TSPECIAL TO THE TIMESl LOWELL. Ind.. July 2!. A bad nr'rk on the Morion was narrowly nvertod j when train No. " ! c-mi" m-ar bcinjr di'ciied about cmo-rjuart-'r mil" south of lh" Swruin crossing, in Ja.- per county, j and and one-half miles north of Parr, j when the axle of th'- front truoks be neath the tender was burned off, rer-i mining the rear truk to jump the i tra-k. Th- train was brought to a stop quickly. rr ventir,i; the cars from lsv. i inp the track. A nr'k tnin from Mo-j non waa called to repair the da mace and section men from Henstlair and Kairj Oaks repaired the track. AmonK the par'-onf;er aboard were Miss Ucssio Klempiicr and Milton l:ot tenberg of Kst v'hicaco. INJURED BY G. AND I. CAR In an accident in which the details were not learned Allen I'.iilmore of Iary was slightly injured fy a (lary and Interuiban street car and Broadway last evening at 1 h t "ti WILL BE GREETED BY THOUANDS When Lieutenant IVhncko arrives en his Chi'-at?o to i".ar iii;,-ht tomorrow morning, establishing (iary'.H first nir express delivery. 1 will be greeted by thousand? of peopie who are plan ning to witness the landing:. He is scheduled to arrive in Gary about 10:20 tomorrow morniiiK and wi.l take to terar liriua at the choson landin Fite at Twenty-si v nth st. and Broad-j v, ay. His express delivery will be h consiprnment of Society Brand clothes fori the Anderson and Drew and W'ohl cloth-I in companies of Gary. ! Leading business men and city r (r; rials will be among: the number present. Mayor Hodges will al.o cr'-ct the flyer.' and if the invitation is extended him. he will My baek to ("Iih-pro with the bird ma n. . INTLFNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE! According to a biil recently passed by Congress and fisiifd by the Presi dent on July IT. a man does not need to wait for the Judgment of the war risk insurance bureau in regard to his compensation in order to recei1 e his assignment to vocational training. Ail 1 e needs !s proof that tile circum stantes und.-r which his disability was mcuirei were fiioh as to make him eligible for compensation. I nd' r the previous r'lline. the sol dier or sailor had to be In receipt of ' o;up nsr.tion befoie he would beg-'.n vocational education. This resulted in long delays. Over 4.00" men seeking vocational training were deprived of it wliiie 'hey waited for months for the conclusion of investigation beinc made by the bureau to settle the va lidity of the man's claims .and to de termine the pe: ent of his disability. Gases pouring into the central office at the rate of one hundred a day made the situation constantly worse. It is estimated th:t there are at least 10. OiiO more applications to be received. The Federal Hoard has requested that all home service workers deter mine clearly that a disabled man has oeeup-itieii.il disability, and suggest ed tiuit this question be used as a test: Does this man need training1 to overcome the handicap of such disa bility? In some cases earnest sus t a;ned effort on the part of a man to return to his former occupation and l.is failure to succeed in his effort should indicate that the man really l.as an occupational disability. Any Hammond soldiers who have r.ot yet received a reply to their ap plication!" for compensation and vo cational training should report At ome to tfte Home Service office. In the Chamber of Commerce rooms and their names will be sent in at once. VALPO AR MY T MOVES TO GARY 15 on 'the 1 . of Mont lues Peeth ana Roads Since July, 1916, Goodrich DeLuxe Truck Tires on the wheels of a 5-ton truck operated by the Texas Company, handling petroleum and its products, with a 750-gallon tank astride its chassis, has been crunching over rock-strewn paths daily. Yet only the other day DeLuxe vet erans on the rear wheels gave way to DeLuxe successors, having delivered over 15,000 miles of service in three years. Such heroic and commendable serv ice from DeLuxe Tires is due to the extra-deep, extra-thick treads, treads so resilient and tough as to defy penetra tion by rocks. Put this extra rubber under your trucks for safety and economy's sake, Just Once, Once is sufficient to convince. 10,000 Mile Ad j List men t We Sell and Apply DeLuxe Tires timet Ave. Gara 773 Calumet Ave., Hammond. Phone 1596. Cal ermanl arage 761 Washington St., Gary Phone 360. MORE EOATS DOCK. The crrivai of three more ore boats from Iak - Stipe: br w a announced Vfsterdny. Th" boots to dock ar th C.iry harbor wen- the John 1. M' jran. Hinry ' K.-i. k n-d Ui Frar.ci. K. H- U: e. HAS NARROW ESCAPE. Joseph Frost, contractor and build er of Gary, had ft miraculous escape from death and injury Saturday after noon when the front of his automobile was side-swipfd by a switch ensine Mr. Frost was on h's way to Tine f.each with a party of friends and while irossinp pome tracks. thf car run struck 1-y a switch encine. tear ing off the front fender and lltfiit. At thouph the car received iu'.t a Jolt. Mr. Frost was able to drive it back to Gary where it Is now undereoins;. re pairs in a local sar.nc. LAD HIT BY PASSING AUTO Lawrence Hall of Miehiand street, while dnvlnp on Hohnian st . Ham mond yesterday afternoon ran inio a small boy by the name of Smith, who lives on Williams street, near Mom man street. The little boy. who is said to have run In front cf Halls car was taken o St. Marparet'f. hosp:fal whore t was found that he was ivt seriously injured. Friends of the Gary Tounp Men's Christian Association have furnished funds whej-ety the Army Y. M. C. A. hut now located at Valparaiso has been put chased and will be moved to Gary f. -,....!.., te. on the S. H. corner of 10th i.'i-.I nroaiiway. "his hui'dine- was one of The finest put up bv the Army Y. M A. It was complct. d on the day the armistice was s-n-e.- I ir. fluent;.-, l.ir tv-v r been used. It will necomrnodve nbout p. ,.pie. The association announces that this .-iidirjf wl'l be an am-is.-mntt and re freshment hall. It will be fitted up with ... ,- ' -f a sort drir.it bar which Will be ir. charpe'of an cvpert In the ,,. eUM; new lanK'.ed temper ance drinks. There will be many pool tables and r ;;:im. It is likelv that a port able movie machine will be added with ,. 1,1, -i ,.f furiushiiifr occasional illus trated lectures on health. The equip ment will also include a hir phono prnph of standard make and a ptayer piano. SUES FOR DIVORCE. That his wife was an habitual drunkard: that ihe was guilty of ill conduct with other men. were anions the charzes filed in a divorce com plaint by Alsy Daly an Fast rhirasM man in the Gar ysuperior court t'nls mornlnsr. They were married Decem ber. 190S. and separated at Cleveland. Ohio. April 1914 Anothr case am Buron vs. John Luketich demandlni? JuCgment in the sum of $350 was also filed. Attorneys Meade and Royce will appear In both cases GARY AFTER HOUSES OF ILL REPUTE Another house of ill-fam came un der the ban of the Giry police last n'i.qht when Knott end Marquardt raided a house at lrta Madison street arresting two women an a man. This is about the sixth house of this char BCter that has been r-ided by the po lice in the past week. j pHniHHi::!Jri. Mittl -Cong " 1 r??hMrfr&v& AC POLICE FIND HEAT VICTIM His mind believed to have become 1 affected by the heat, riul Smith, a rhicato man. livinc -,t 1122 TottT-e Crove avenue, was f-ynl by the police vesterdrty ciorninf. He wis turned over to the custody of Justice I.nib where he will be examined for his sanit v. R iS S u i H Times news serice is the best that money can buy -and honest effort can furnish. K fli-.fxf-7;j?.'f e LyxDIi fS '- ; v v & j x. n r 7 rA&&iiml&-r$