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T A GAINST SANITARIUM PLANS
LAKE COUNTY THE WEATHER . Generally fair tonight and Friday, lowly rising: temperature. H THURSDAY. MiMI.:n 1 !. VOL. XV. NO. 344. HAAIlol. IN! ( A N.A SPIRITED sail' ' SIGNS OWED 0P3 "FOR , - ar dpr u m u as rrni M au CALUWIET AV. LOTS TAKEN OFF MARKET Broadway (Gary) Boom Du plicated by Big Raise in Values (By HAROLD CROSS.) One entire block and numerous preferred corner lots of Calumet avenue property have been taken off the market. Their owners arc not listening: to propositions. Knglehart Ulrich has . refused $30,000 for a hundred feet at the southeast intersection of Calumet avenue and Carroll street. H. P. Downey sent word yesterday that he "was not Interested" In an offer on his block of Calumet avenue property between Maywood avenue and Carroll street on the south side of Calumet avenue. Ulrich and Downey are convinced that Calumet avenue and Carroll street will be one of the most im portant business corners in the Cal umet region within a few years. Mr. Ulrich in said to be planning a hotel and Mr. Downey, according to a report current on the avenue, has discussed plans for a theatre with the Aseher Brothers and Balaban & Kati. REALIZE TOO'a INCREASE. The small property owner la Just as confident. ' George Austsen, ' who has a plumbing business oa the avenue, bought-a fifty foot lot in the center of the May wood avenue Carroll street section of Calumet avenue, ten years ago. He .paid IToO. , A month ago Mr. Austgen declined ?5,000 for. the property. Ha believes it will be worth J200; a front foot in a few years. 'this increase in Calumet avenue proptrty valued extends over a greater portion of the street from Uh: uranu Calumet river to Standard L'fnuft. (ouLhi and from thf. inter section with Sheffield avenue to Indianapolis boulevard (.north). J. H. Ktiterhoof was called on the teiephpue yesterday. What d'j you ask tor your'prop--erty at Calumet and ' Forsyth ave nues'.'" he was asked. "Twenty-rive thousand dollars." ; What's that?" 'Twenty-five thousand dollars and i' don't care whether I sell or Du!.'' "is that price based on anticipa tion of tue Jones At Laughlin piant " 'That's what the property is u onh today." , Harvty , Gostlln recently can celled me lease to a gasoline sta tion on his corner property at Cal u. net and Maywood avenues and it in ruii.orcd that he will either build or that the property has been sold to parties wno are going; to build ti.ia tiimmer. BOOH I. FILL BLAST. Peter v". Meyn refused to sell his 16 loot Callimet avenue frontage at' the south Intersection of State street, and Calumet avenue for ?75, OuO lour years ago and real estate men declared that it has increased in alue materially since then. The j Lereoioa Urothers have declined 0,-j O-.'O tor their 153 by 165 foot propj,; erty. at. the northwost ..corner of Calumet avenue and Sibley street, and are getting a rectal of flOO a month. for 50 square feet of. space from an oiling station. The Standard Oil Company paid V. S. Bets 15,000 for a lot 50 by T5 on the northwest corner of Cal umet avenue and "State atret, last ytar. ' The Becker-Tapper Company, the original reat estate firm handling Calumet avenue property, has but one corner property left and 's about ' to dispose of this to its stockholders and pass out of exist ence. The Ulrich & Brick real es tate firm . let go of property six months ago that it would like to buy back owing to the rapid in crease in values. LULL DTHxaro WAS The original , Calumet avenue boom started in 1913 and was killed by the war. During 1914, 15, 16, 17, IS and 19 Calumet avenue property was only normally active despite the widening and paving of the street and the installation of an ornamental lighting system. The boom resumed last November and has been gathering' momentum ever since. . . . . Among the well known Hammond people owning valuable property on Calumet avenue which they are holding at increased prices, are AV. B. Conkey. Frod Crumpacker, Har ney Gostlin. Jacob 'Schloer, ' Otto and Leonard Knoerzer, Dr. G. L. Smith, Sam Leverie, William Mag irfot, A. Murray Turner, P. IV. Meyn, Eereolos brothers, Carl Bauer, Wil liam Hutton. E. Barelli, Anton Tap per. R. H. Thlel, Emil Mlnas, F. P. Hall, Mac Turner, Sam Golden. Henry Soltwedel, H. P. Downey, Fred CDemnsrling, ChrlP3 Van Sickle, the Hellerman estate, P.. II. Dlick, George Austgen and Englchart Ulrich.- A number of automobile firms are seeking sites on Calumet avenue at present. Speculators have been spreading propaganda against the j street, saying it would not arrive for five or ten years, in order to persuade people to sell out, but the faith of property owners in the venn Is so firmly grounded that CinUud on page six.) Did You Hear That TES, it was a beautiful day, thank you. THERE isn't a vacant storeroom on Calumet avenue. GENIAL) Win Hunter in Hammond to'ay is combing county for treas urer's job. - PLATE glass window, in Mlnas j Furniture Store is shattered in big wind of yesterday. THE illustrious Hoosier orator. Albert J., has the stage tonight at the De Luxa theater. COME on, Harvey. Tell us what you are going to build at Calumet and Maywood avenues. THE Hermit Club bowling teams will endeavor to defeat the East Chicago Club team Friday evening. AN estimate of the wagon loads of rubbish picked up by city wagons on clean-up day would be interest ing. MRS FRED STEELE, who sang, "June Moon" at the AVestinghouse radio concert last night la a LaPorte girl. THERE would be no need of clean-up days if people provided receptacles for their trash or burn ed it. IRVING HILL, a well known Hammond boy is singing: with the Indiana University Glee club on its spring trip. E. N. BUNNELL, is giving a ban quet at the Lyndora hotel to , his employes this evening. Entertain ment, good speakers; and big feed. BROTHERHOOD of Railway Clerks will give a dance in the Griffith town hall next Tuesday, and) the everybody welcome sign is hung out. MANAGER GREGORY", ,of . the Parthenon fa a dead game sport at that to cancel the Jack Johnson en gagement and lose J2.G00 on the contract. . SELDOM has old. Lake county, been given such a thorough combing fpr votes as Johnny KJllljrew is do ing in his whirlwind race for clerk of the circuit court. ' KI WAN I AX "BILL" McALEER says that the Kiwanis club can beat tl-e Rotariaia at bowling, baseball and golf an3 wants to know if the Rotarlans know any other . games. WANTED. Whereabouts of one j John Pringle. " Last, seen ;he was carrying a sample boiler and radia tor on his back and handing out concrete building blocks as soure nlrs. HERB LAMPRELL, the glue king, is booked for a star act on the Elks' program next week. His pink tights are a size small but he's Insisting on putting on his dance act Just the same. BOX SCOUTS of Hammond will have to go some to beat' Troop '8 of West Hammond In collecting junk this week. The Illinois lads point proudly to several large truckloads which they gathered yesterday and today. WELL, Judge Anderson liked the Lyndora hotel pretty much. In fact, he turned down offers to take him 03 motor tours during the evening just because he didn't want to give up his eeat before the open fire in the lobby. DEPUTY Marshal Charles Peter son, of Lowell, says The Times er red in giving Marshal Duckworth credit for "capturing the ' automobile thief Sunday'. Peterson did the work and turned the prisoner over to the marshal after Deputy Sheriff Tom riatt was on his way from Crown Point' to get him. ' ' RALPH NEWMAN, grocery de partment. Lion Store, hustled home from work the other night to dress for a dance. With all his habili ments on he was just ready to don his new oxfords and dash out when he discovered that alleged friends had switched a pair of delapltated safidals for the oxfords. PUBLIC library week starts the 22nd of this month and continues until the 23th. There Bill be speech es in the theaters, slides, literature and -all sorts of publicity for the library.- Mrs. Grace Conroy, ' mem ber of the library board. Is co-operating with Mrs. D. J. Moran, presi dent of" the Woman's club in the movement. ; JACK CROAK could fall . in the Calumet river and come out with a new suit and a bouquet of tube roses. He got lucky yesterday and rolled 254 at the McCool alleys af ter having been fish for a lot of dubs. Some 150 bowler ought to get him into a match game now for money. Outside of being too lucky, Jack is a regular fellow. EX-SERVICE Mens Political As soffTatlon. . It .was permanently or ganized at superior court building last night. Roster contained 175' names. Those elected:' R. E. Amos, president; W. E. Long, secretary- treasurer; Dr. Acton. J. P. Hess, vice presidents. Three delegates of other similar organizations ' throughout county meet tonight in Gary to form county council. These from Ham mond: H. E. Granger, R. H. Green, W. E. Long. Next rivjetinr of. local ciub meets Monday night. Plan to take part ln primaries. - HERE'S CHANCE FOR HAMMOND'S HOOTCH HOUND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERV1CE1 WASHINGTON. . April 20. A "master of hounds" will be add ed to the list of official prohibi tion dignataries. Commissioner Haynes has ap proved plans to Introduce Belgian police dogs to assist state direct ors in hunting rum-runners and distillers. The dogs are regarded by pro hibition officials as effective aids in the work of rum sleuths. The hounds will be used -largely to chase down "corn llkker'' pro ducers. TO SPEAK AT DELUXE Albert J. Beverldge, primary can didate on the republican ticket for U. S. Senator, tonight wild speak at the DeLuxe theatre. He will come here from Crown Point where he spoke this afternoon at 3:30 before a large crowd at the Masonic Auditorium. Tomorrow night he rpeaka at Gary. Jesse Wilson heads the local dele gation that will meet Mr. Bever Idge on his arrival here at 6 p. m. when dinner will be served the par ty at the Lyndora Hotel. E. TRIED FOR MURDER 4 B ILI.ETI N ) Mrs. Terllr.il was found guilty of m order by Jury and sentenced to prlnon for life. INTERNATIONAL NEWS SEKV1CE) CROWN POINT, IND., April 2C The trial of Marie Terlezzi charg ed with the'murder of the promised bride of her eon. Is . being heard in the 'criminal court this week. Mary Page, the young woman whse life she took, was broughl from Italy on money supposed to be furnished by the Terllzzi people. When she ar rived here the marriage did not take place "as scheduled, an argument followed,, about a matter of trival Importance and the young woman was shot dead by . the Terllzzi Wo man. She made a statement to the police that she thanked God she was dead on account of her son. Tho de fense are pleading insanity. GIRLS SAID "OLD CRAB IS SILLY" Society Sprigs Were Only Having Fun With the Push Button. (INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE CINCINNATI. April 20. Misses Dorothy and Eleanor Gano. promi nent in the younger social set here, were cited to police court this morn ing to answer charges of. "unlaw fully making a noise with the horn of an automobile," preferred by Dr. S. E. Gunkel, staff physician t a local hospital. Dr. Gunkel charged that the girls, who are co-eds at the University of Cincinnati, stopped their automobile In front. of his home each midnight and "gave their undivided attention to holding down the push button of their electric automobile horn." "The old crab is silly," Miss Elea nor Indignantly declared when cited in court. FIRE IN LEROY STORE YESTERDAY SPECIAL TO THE TIMES) CROWN POINT, IND., April 20 Word was received here on Wed nesday afternoon of the burning of the, Baesel. store in Lcroy. The fire started from the chimney and had gained quite a head way before it was discovered. However, though, the roof was badly burned, the building was saved. A call came to the Crown Point fire department for help, but they did not respond to the call owing to the high wind here. . PRESBYTERY WILL (INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE! ST. LOUIS. Mo., April 20. Because the , managers of the international Sunday School convention to be held at Kansas City In June cancelled the Invitation to William J. Bryan to speak, the St. Louis pre V'tery. by a large majority 'voted to "boycott" the convention, it became known to day. Tlie invitation to Bryan was re- . i r fn lit r w i n y hi rrntlv rmh. lig'hed attacks on the Darwinian theory cf evolution. BEVERDGE CHICAGO WOMAN BOYCOTT CONVENTION SAYS TAXES HAVE GROWN 500 PERCENT Are We to Be Taxed Out of Existence Asks Fred Sins at E.Chicago "Are we to be taxed out of exist ence? When will the peak of tax assessing be reached? Shall we al low . the tax emeptlon list to In crease r were subejets touched up on in the address of Fred A. 61ms, former chairman of the State Tax Board and nationally known tax expert, when speaking before the members of the Chamber of Com merce and ladles of me AV. C. T. U. at the Congregational church yes terday noon at East Chicago. ; BIRDBHSOME TAX Plain and distinct facts of the tax situation as it now exists in the state, of Indiana were unfolded in the talk of the former state tax commissioner." He did not hesitate in divulging any official secrets that were practiced during his career as a .member ot the board, or keep secret any Intricate methods used by the taxing bodies. Pointing out that the excessive tax assessments were becoming burdensome and dan gerous to the security of the coun try. Attorney Sims said that' while It wasn't the purpose of the con certed fight on high taxes to thwart the progress of the nation, the question of excessive taxes would have to be solved before they be come confiscatory to homes and, property. Not attempting to convey any misapprehension to his audi ence, the speaker by records and statistics of the State Tax Board showed that with the gradual In crease each year of taxes, families were constantly being taxed out -f their homes. . ; 1CREASE 50O PER tEXT Consistent with the progress of the country, the taxes have grown materially and taking note of this fact, the former state official said that he was not attacking , any heavy expenditures rr:ade. He de picted, however, the inevitable cli max if this increase is allowed to continue. . From an official tabula tion of f.g-ires prepared In the of fice of the State Tax Board, Mr, Sims read that since 1300 there ha3 been an increase of 510 per cent In the taxes of Indiana. He taid that this year the people of Indiana are paying nearly five times as much taxes as was assessed in 1900" The Informant did not try to cloud the minds of. his listeners with saying that the excessive tax problem ap plied to the eonnnes of this state only, but mentioned "that this epi demic was existent everywhere. Neither did f.e leave the impression that the abnormal period of 1920-22 could be taken as a basis for the argument -against high taxes. He simply conveyed the cold facts of present tax conditions and said that only by conservative efforts on the part of everyone could the people hope to lessen taxes and get back to sound government. ASSESSOR NOT BLAMED "The taxes are going to increase if 'we continue demanding good roads, high class schools, and in fact if we demand modern improve ments In government, we'll have to pay the 'fiddler'," raid Attorney Sims. "We cannot blame the asses sor who fixes the property values for if he were to slice the values 00 per cent, the tax spending bodies would only Increase their levies 100 per cent so as to produce the same amount of money to be spent." TAT KXEMPTIOXS The only opinion advanced in Mr. Sims' address was offering a pos sible solution to high taxes by less ening the number of lax exemptions and placing these on the tax dupli cate. Mr. Sims gave this sugges tion as a potential factor in solving the Indiana tax situation. TUBERCULOSIS IS SUSPECTED IN SCHOOL Crown Point Health Au thorities Arrange To Have Examinations. . fSPECIAt. TO THE TIMES1 CROWN POINT, Ind.. April 20. On account of suspected cases of tuberculosis in the high school, an investigation has been started this week by the school board. This" in vestigation Is being made' at the urgent request of a number of par ents. As a precautionary, measure the eJty health officer. Dr. Black stone and the public health nurse, Miss Tjorrig. suggest that-each pu pil have a chest examination to be made by the family ''physician pre ferably. When said examination j8 made, the physician will issue a certificate of health upon request. The dreaded disease Is easily cur able in the early stages and the health authorities and the school board are vitally interested in the welfare of each clvild and are taking every precaution to prevent a spread of the disease. Vote- for 'Charles R. Clerk. Lake Circuit Court.- Dyer for " Av. THOUSANDS REPORTED BLOWN TO PIECES INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE! LONDON, April 20. Thousands of persons were reported to have been blown to pices in a muni - tion explosion m Salonika, according to a dispatch re ceived here today. o i L , -Cj. J.uumfi.4, 1S tl C1LV Uli 100,000 inhabitants, most- 1.. T l ai l Jy Jews and Mohamme- dans. After Constantin- : - j.t i. x Ople it IS the mOSt import- ant seaport of European rn i , J-UrKeV.. Hundreds, of childrcii'of food and clothing to those who ' 1 1 'i ' A V, ,4 .-t . , ' . i. . ' I . ere reported tO have bCen t. t . t i. uunea in tne ruins ot a church which was destroy ed. Ti -i i. - H IS UeiieeO. mai l,OW SftMlArc worn hun'flfl in ruins of their barracks. Fire immediately broke out among the ruins and inhabitants of the stricken area fled in terror. The explosion occured in a mass of war material. The explosion occurred at noon yesterday, in an ammunition dump' J00 metres from the Salonika rall-j way station. J One shell exploded on top of a church, believed to be the . one ini which the children v. ere buried. The railway station was damaged and! barracks of. soldiers totally des troyed. ;' . .:,' . , . Heports say the casualties were mostly Greeks. The soldiers were at their mid day meal ln the barracks when the explosion occurred. Full details of the explosion have not yet been gathered. The people of Athens arc greatly excited over the disaster which has befallen many of their countrymen. STEEL UP ABOVE $100 A SHARE NEW TOTtK, April ;0. United States Steel, ' the acknowledged stock market leader, today led the way ln a continuation of the boom movement on the stock exchange, selling above J100 a share for the first time since April, 1?20, The ut most importance wai attached to this rise by the speculative element in Wall Street, as movements in steel common are generally regard ed as Indlia'Jng the trend of busi ness conditions. BEAUTY SHOP OWNER ATTACKED f INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE1 DES P LA INKS, III.. April 20. Pretty 20 year old Ltorolhy Marie Burchard, proprietor of a beauty shop ln DesPlaines, was found' early today at the side of a rain-soaked road near hero, half-conscious, gag ged, bound, beaten, her clothes rip per off and a wire twisted around her neck. She was found by William Tlen rlchson, a resident of Park Ridge, lie carried her home, called a phy sician and notified the officials. Later, the girl moaned out her story: . 'I was in my shop Tuesday night. It was about 7:30. I was counting the money. Some men came in. I don't remember how many. T'.iey grabbed me and carried me out to an automobile. We rode and rode and-that"s all I can remember." FLIES TO HER ' f INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE) CHICAGO, April 0. With her shopping list. in her pocket, Mrs. C. E. Tuttle of Red Oak, la., more than 400 miles away, is flying in her air plane to Chicago today to finish her SPRING SHOPPING spring buying. She telegraphed herjjazz will spear once' more at.thei sister, Mrs. D. A. Marks, this morn-j dance to be given Saturday night alj ing that she was on her way. ; Community Hall by the Woman's i "She often flies to Omaha to the! Catholic Order of Foresters". stores' or to a matinee.'' Mrs. Marks Trippers of the light fantastlc.r said, "but th'.s is the first "time' she has traveled so far." . . j The machine in which Mrs. Tutye ' Is flying i owned by her husband,! who has two planes and Is piloted -by 1 E. D. Wagner, a former army avi- , at or. . FLOOD SUFFERERS ARE APPEALING FOR HELP l INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE Ci-llCAGO, .April 20. Kelit i agen cies are working dtsperately today I to bring aid to communities wiiere I v. ide-tpread suffering has resulted trom floods that have made thou sands honnless throughout the en tire Mississippi valley. A cold wave which settled over the Middle West yesterday. continued today, adding to the discomforts felt by those who have been driven from their homes ! by poods. il-gh water continued along al most the tntire length of the .lis sissippi and most of its tributaries are running bank-full, if they have alreaay Drol.ei. through the dikes and Irvees built to hold them ln rnt. Appeals for aid have been sent out to the ited Ch,. and other ase"cics- The tcdai government has been asked also to give assist- ante in righting the flood that tnreaffn many localities. Damage to railroads and highways make dif- flcult the task of carrying supplies Although the main leveea alons the Mississippi have not brokoi, many minor levees and dikes have given way. Many tributary rivers, particularly in Illinois, have ovcr- n .1 . r 'i""" nuu iiiiiuw rrjj 01 acres 01 land have been Inundated I" vicinity of McClure. 111.. MUSTA BEEN SOME EXCITEMENT F,VASVII.LH, lnd April 20 " in oil well boa hern discovered, nproutlng (creen oil that on kn. alytn contain 45 per rent, alco hol." This atari ling report upread like -nild-flre through Southern Indiana from the I'ike County oil fleldx. Scores of automobiles nlled Tith men trying; to look like ell expert damned from ITtnceton nnd nearhy town to the 'well with a kick." - jiprru. lltoM k( oot their purses. Many obtained roplus sample of the Hold. Then joy wn knocked In to a cocked bat when it was learned the report was garbled i the perlflc gravity, not alcoholic content, wa 45 per cent. HUBBARD OFFICIAL S Steel Foundry Man to Live With Family in Hammond. One of the exclusive homes on Moraine avc. in Hammond has been purchased by James E. McShane. secretary-treasurer of the Hubbard Steel Foundry and formerly an offi cial with the Atlantic Steel Castings Company of Chester. Pa., who 're cently movel here with his family from Ridley Park, "Pa. The convey ance was made by Koscoe E. Woods and a consideration of $12,000 is named in the deed, which was filed for record yesterday. The house, whieh is a large, at tractive two-story brick structure, was erected by Uoscoe E. Woods about five years ago, which he and his family have tccupied since. They expect to give possession to the Methane family about the first of May. The sale of this property was negotiated by George W. Iewi"!. vice president of the Pmith-Bador-Pavidson Pal Estate Company of East Chica-ro. MAIL ROBBERY SUSPECTS TAKEN SPECIAL TO THE TIKE51 V.'HTTIN'U, l'"l Apil 20 Wu'.i' Walter Marcinat was taken into the. custody of Postal Inspector Wil liam, J. Saby and Sergeant J. J. Tarrel, Chicago detective, as being Implicate! in the mail robbery on February 1st. and taken to , South Chicago, where hi3 brother Steve is also wanted as an accomplice of Waiter in the affair. Jim Sushko was also arrested by Officers Sunderkowski and Wagner and turned over to the Chicago au thorities in connection with the same case. FORESTERS TO HAVE OLD TIME FAVORITES WHITING. Ind., April 20. No new dances will be introduced but a lot of the old-time favorites that have tl-ieen shelved since the advent of whose Jaded feet have wearied to tl-e strains of enumerable blues will welcome the oppoVtunity of dancin? the dances "that my teacher taught to me.' Proceeds of the dance go to the club. . BUYS WOOD HOME scores of ra.nllie a.r? marooned in the upper stories of their homes with only a meag'tu food suffij- A re" lief steamboat sent o.ff from Cairo was forced by high winds Vo return to its dock but is e. ,iected to put out aealn arid reach McClure today. Mrs. Jfhn Chambers, woman may or of Napli.'S, 111., has asked the state authorities for food supplies and an effort will be made to get relief trains to that town, which has been cut off from the outside world for three days. The entire town of Beardstown, 111., is still flooded and relief agen cies are making every possible ef fort to aid the fluod sufferers. Scores of families have been driv en from thoir homes in the vicinity of Moline. 111. Further down the Mississippi. Governor McGrae of Arkansas has asked the f ederal'government to as sist local agencies In fijrhting high way that threatens the levees along the Mississippi and Arkansas rivers. In Chicago a gale that swept over the city late yesterday killed cne school girl e.nd injured her sister so badly that her death is expected. The girls were en route home from school when a building cornice, dislodged by the wind fell upon them. A score of other persons were injured, some seriously, when struck by objects dislodged by the wind. Property damage will amount to thousands of dollars. 'Bulletins BILLETIX. LONDON, April 20. Germany will send a reply to the Allied statesmen at Genoa tonight, stating that Germany and Kus- , sia will not withdraw from the treaty of Rapallo. according to an exchange telegraph des patch from Genoa. BlIXETIN. HOUSTON, Texas. April 20 Three children, huddled to gether in their bed, were found dead at their 'home thi morn ing, lias fumes ,v Hilled the room, esoapin gfrom a kitchen stove. The children were Iouis Mathis. 6; Elizabeth. S. and Wil liam. 9, who lived with their father. If. .1. Mathis, and their grandfather, Y. S. Mathis. un.i.Kriv. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., April 20. Six players of the Kansas City American Association team were relieved of their cash and valuables as the "Blue' special Pullman lay in the railroad yards hero early today. Cald we'll. Becker, Morris, Ames, ' Lutzke and Skiff lost cash ranging . from $1.30 to $17.00. Lutzke and Ames , were robbed of .valuable watches, and Skiff lost a diamond to boot. BllXirm. PAP.IS, April 20. :"If we can't prevent the Germans from uniting with the Russians,, at least we can force Germany to respect the treaty at Ver sailles,'' Premier Toincare Is quoted as saying early today, by Marcel Hutin, writing in Echo de Taris. BTJLI.ETITT f INTER NATIONAL NEWS SERV1CE1 CHICAGO, April 20 The Uni ted States Railroad Labor Board today began consideration of the pica of the -railroads to again cut the wages of 60,000 railroad telegraphers, operators, teleph one operators and station agents of the country. BULLETIN r INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERV1CE1 NEW YORK. April 20 -The 3.- 045 ton liner Zero was sunk in collision with the Munson Iinr ArTous tn South American wa ters, according to a cabla receiv ed by tho Mutism), line from Buenos Aires today. The cable added that all on the board the Zero were saved. BULLETIN I INTERNATIONAL NFWS SERVICE! ST. LOUIS. April 20 --Ira AV. Perry, president of a banking concern, was robbed of ljis'aur tomobile and $1,500 in cash by three men in th rhafloe' of his plant today. Perry . was about to start for the bank in his automobile whefi tire trfo'ap peared, took the money, put Per ry in the back seat sind drove off with him. BULLETIN INTERNATIONAL NEWS SERVICE! MARSEILLES. FRANCE. April 20 rnied bandits held up the Mars-illes-.Vico express tral'i today, robbing the express car of 220.000 francs, (about $20( 000). : CHARGE GARY MAN . (INrCRNATlCNAL NEWS SERVICE! . INU1 AXArOLiS, Jtui., April 20. Rudolph Hasrji of Gary, arrested on a charge of counterfeiting, was brought to Indianapolis today by Herman Sasse. deputy United States, marshal, and placed In Jail in de ault of bond of $2,000. Wl H II Action Taken at Gathering llbgCUUiiig lUUulbUICll Hospital Yesterday Spirited protest asainst the con struction of the proposed Lake county tuberculosis sanitarium on the elaborate scale provided in the plans of the architect was regis tered yesterday at a meeting at the Lyndora liot.il in Hammond which was attended by members of the Hammond Manufacturers Associa tion, county officials and officers of the Lake County Tuberculosis Asso ciation. PLAXS TOO ELABORATE Speakers, expressing the senti ments of the manufacturers, de clared that they believed the plans for the sanitarium were far too elaborate and that many thousands of dollars could be saved the tax payers by discreet pruning of the plans and specifications. It wa pointed out that according to ttr: bids submitted to the county com missioners recently the administra hum j ii tii rr m iiiiiiriitin r tion buildius' alone would eat up the appropriation which has been voted for the entire project. Representatives of the tubercu losis society agreed with the speak ers and commended the county com missioners for refusing to let any contracts tinder the present speci fications. It was proposed that a commit tee be appointed to make physical Inspections cf sanitariums in Indi ana and other states tmd to get In touch with reliable authorities on planning such institutions. George Chapln, president of the manufac turers' association, who presided a? chairman of the meeting, named Henry Poppenhusen, vk-e president of the East Chicago Manufacturers Association, and William Beatty of Hammond as members of the com mittee." OTHERS OV COMMITTEE AYith them will serve the county commissioners, the county auditor. Dr. Evans and Dr. Nesbit of Gary, and Dr. Iddings of Lowell. The present plan of the f-aniti-rlum are to be studied with a view of revising them, and if this is be lieved impracticable It was th" opinion of the meeting that new plans should be prepared or the s; prepared several years ago -should be revived. Those present at the meeting wer as follows: Dr. E. E. Evan. It. O. B. Nesbit antf Dr. Ira MlIMmorc of Gary, Dr. W. Iddings of Lowtli. County Auditor G. M. Foliind. Coun ty Commissioners James E'arU a.'' d John Clausen. County Survey r Ray Seeley, Charles True of to. Locomotive Superheater Co., C. o. SoderqiMst of the Universal Port land Cement Co., A. H. Hess of tin Gary Commercial Club, Alford Jones representing Col. Walter Riley's in terests. Georze Chapln of Char-in .V Co.. Henry Conkey of the -AV. V-. Conkey Co.. G. H. Austin of the Sim plex plant of the American Steel Foundries. U. J. Steelman of tin AA'anner Malleable Iron Co., Roy Tweedle of the Standard Stee'. Car Co.. Herman Poppenhusen of the Green Engineering Co., AV. R. Beat ty of the Eeatty Machine & Manu facturing Co.. George Geyer of th Federal Cement & Tile Co., A. M. Turner of the First National Rank, and Glen D. Peters, attorney for the Hammond Manufacturers Associa tion. GARY 'AGENT" TO SUCCEED. E.L. E. L. A'ougrrn, M. C. Passenger Agent, at Hammond, has 1-een pro moted to the Union Station at Lan sing, Mich., where lie will have charge of the Passenger and Ticker business for the M. C, Tero Mar quette and Pullman Co. . J. H.. Nu gent of Gary station w:ll succeed Mr. Vaughn here, and conies to u highly recommended. . Mr. AN". Van Buskirk w!u. has. bctn the seni.il night ticket c'eik here for fever: years will succeed Mr. Nugent s agent at Gary. ILL KNOWN MEN Messrs Sunny Sheets and Harry Hymes Victim of Auto Accident. ' Hjrrv livnios and "Sunny" Phee'i". owners or the Mohawk Hotel o In diana Harbor. narrowly e-capi death )ait nicht when the automo bile in which they were riding w.t truck by the Panhandle Cohimbu. express train at a railroad crossing just west of Crown Point. The ma chine was pitched ovr the enl-ank-menc and crashed nvr on its side, pinning the occupants beneath the car. However, neither of the mer. was injured. Mr. Hyrii'-s. who was drivir-g n Cadillac-, '.-lid that h- dii nor s a trsiin near n-:--! lie rovinsr )! n' count of shrubbery lu'liivj his view. As his car r it4j d the tvp of ti.V gradw cros-.i-iT he o-h :bt a. j.-,inir,.-of the oncoming train anl bavine the presence of mind si ervej lr. machine in' the same direction f the moving !o?omotve. only re ceiving a side-swipinsr glance. The car was damaged considerable. VAUGHN NARROW ESCAPE FOR I.