The Times from Munster, Indiana on October 8, 1924 · 1
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Wednesday, October 8, 1924
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TH OPM THE WEATHER rrtln' tonight and Thursday, prohnhlri rlslnic temperatures IncrraalBs outccasterly wind. Last Night's" Circulation 14,950 HI IL. JiiilVl .VOL. XVIII. NO. 1)5. AVEDNED AY, OCTOBER 8, 1924. HAM M ON D, IN I HAN A COUNTY GEDWITHM E1FL0YECMAI 1BHR BOY KILLED THROWN TO ROAD; SKULL FRACTURED Hammond Shocked by Mid-night Tragedy On Dolton Highway Herbert Hutchins, 21, employed In th Jordan plant at East Chicago son of Mrs. J. C. Hutchins. 11 Kim-bach avenue. s fatally hurt shortly after midnight when he was thrown from his motorcycle "while 'riding on the Michigan City road half a mile south of Tropper's corners. He was taken to the Engle's Memorial hospital at Harvey where he died an hour after the accident. His death was a profound shock to the many friends of the family In Hammond and East Chicago. Herbert had gone for a, ride he-fore retiring: and was going south on the Michigan City road when he ; struck a- hole in the pavement, three feet In diameter and several Inches deep. The motorcycle crashed to ' the road fifty feet beyond the hole. The boy was pinned beneath the heavy motorcycle, unconscious. The most severe of his injuries was a skull fracture. The scene of the accident was In . front of the home of John Hlestand and the unusual roar of the engine when, the motorcycle .struck the pavement attracted the attention of Hlestand and his wife who rushed f out to the road . At the same time an automobiio in wnicn lamest Freel and Jens Jensen of Pullman were riding: stopped at the scene. The motorcycle was lifted from the form of the boy and he was lifted into a car while Hlestand telephoned Dolton for an ambulance. Hushed to the hospital at Harvey he remained unconscious, dying before he taken to the op erating- room. Meantime was xouna on papers in nis pocKets and a telephone message sent to Mr-. Hutchins whi went to Harvey. He had passed away when she reached the hospital. News of the boy's death spread throughout Hammond early today and caused distress and sorrow. He was a graduate of the Washington public school and the Hammond high school and was preparing to enter Purdue University in February. He was an assistant scout master and leader of the Boy Scout drum and bugle corps. For some time he had "been employed as a draughtman for the O. K. Jordan Co. His employers considered him an ur.usually intelligent, ambitious and loyal employe. Mrs. Hutchins had not wanted Herbert to ride a motorcycle because of the danger of such an accident as he encountered and she had talked to I. K. Scott. Boy Scout Master, about having tht boy give up his machine. Mr. Scott had intended seeing Herbert about it tonight. Another coincidence is that Mr. Scott awakened last night from a dream in which he saw the headlights of a motorcycle coming to him and saw Herbert on the machine. Herbert was the only son. His sisters are Mrs. Florence Hagedorn of Hammond and Mrs. Fred George of Fort Wajne. He was a very lovable clean-minded and manly boy with a bent toward scientific investigation. The inquest was held this afternoon at Dolton and funeral arrangements will be announced tomorrow. PULLMAN OFFICIAL DENIES PROPOSED PLANT PURCHASE Edward P. Carry, president of the Pullman company, yesterday denied any Intention . of purchasing the General American Tank Car Corp. will show earnings of approximately J7 on common r stock against J 1.65 for last year, it is estimated in financial quarters. 1 Its No. 2 plant, which closed down the mi idle of last month, n expected to resume work the latter part cf this month. EMIL STARK DIES IN SOUTH CHICAGO f SPECIAL TO THE TIMC31 ST. JOHN, lnd., Oct. 8. Emil Stark a well known St. John man died on Tuesday noon at his home l-i South Chicago. The body will be brought on Wednesday to the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. John Stark and funeral services will be held on Friday morning at the St. John church with interment the St. John cemetery. He Is jurvlved by his wife and two child-en besides his parents, sisters and rotbrs. Hans Christian Andersen, writer J if fairy tales, once visited Charles Jickena for five weeks. SECRETARY DAVIS ED CAT S MOOSE LODGE BUILDING INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 8. The national officers of the Loyal Order of Moose, including James J. Davis, secretary of labor and director general of the order, were the guests of Indianapolis Lodge Xo. 1? and visiting Moose from many cities in Indiana at a banquet Sunday night In the TUley room of the Claypool hotel. A plan to carry by extension work. similar1 to that given by the leading universities, the benefits of the Moose home for orphans in Illinois and the home for aged people In Florida to everyone in the United States who is eligible was evolved at a session of the council yesterday afternoon. The officers of the order expressed themselves as believing that this was one of the foremost undertakings that the Moose have attempted. "'The Moose order now has a membership of 619,000 and combined assets of over ISI.wfo.OOO,- Willard A. Marakle. supreme director, Rochester. X. Y., said last night in a short address at the banquet. "Among the important accomplishments of the order has been F"lO,000 spent for orphans and children at Mooseheart. where 1.200 children are now being cared for. The permanent Investment at Mooseheart Is over $5,000. At Moose Haven more than a hundred old people are being cared for. "There were some that thought James J. Davis " would divelt the Moose order to political ends when he became secretary of labor, but time has shown beyond doubt that the Moose order Is divorced from politics and that Mr. Davis Is worthy of the confidence that' Moose have in him." Sam Anderson, secretary of the Indianapolis lodge, said the objective set for Indiana ' was 100,000 Moose. : ' - Mayor Lew Shank, In addressing the visiting Moose, extended ah in -vitation, tothem to bring the national convention of the order to Indianapolis within the next few years. 'The national convention this year Is to be held In Baltimore. Following the elaborate banquet, at which several of the national officers spoke briefly, a public reception for Moose and their families was held at the hall. Formal dedication services 'for new lodgeroom and building of the order were held in the lodgerooms yesterday afternoon. Mr. Davis presided at a brief ritualistic service preceding an open meeting. i The principal speaker at the open meeting, attended by friends and families of members, was Rodney If. Brandon, supreme secretary of the order, and grand regent of the Mooseheart Legion '. Mr. Brandon emphasized the value of the organization and the services it offers to members. Greetings were extended to the Indianapolis, lodge by Otto P. De-luse. a member of the organization and national president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. High officials of the Loyal Order of Moose who were' Introduced at the dedicatory exercises included John J. Lentz Columbus, O., governors; George N. Wardem, dictator general; Willard A. Marakle, suprem. dictator. Frank J. Monaghan. past supreme dictator; K. J. Henning, first assistant secretary of labor and supreme councilor of the order; John W. Ford, chairman of the executive committee of the supreme lodge, and Albert J. Cassldy. a member of the board of regents of the Mooseheart Legion. - HEAVY REGISTRATION REPORTED IN COUNTY rSPEClL TO TH? TIMES CROWN POINT. Ind.. Oft. 8 Laks county voters are registered 70,000 strong for the November election. If all registered voters go to the polls the vote will be the heaviest ever cast In the county. This Is shown by registration returns now in the hands of County Clerk John Killigrew. Three Gary precincts and one from Hammond had not turned in their books this morning but it was expected thy would be heard from before the day was out. ..'' Monday's registration was for persons who Jiad not rea-istered In 1922 or who moved since thfti. These have been added to the former figures. Gary leads with a to. tal of 24,082 with three precincts missing. Hammond comes next with 17.934. ' Gary's registration alrne Is almost a great a the total democratic and republican vote In 1922. Other figufs follow: East Chlcaxu. 10.089: Whiting. 3.1i3: Hot-art township. 2,563; Center" township, 2,643; Cedar Crek township, 1.580; St. Johns township, 788; Ross t;own-ship, 780; West Creek township, 772; Calumet township. 60B; JJnn-over township, 603; North township 577: Wlnfteld township, 420; Eagle Creek township. 408. HA RTFOR l .CITY. Jnd The Misses Lillian Piper. Margaret Dennis and Gabrellia Ray. of ' Battle Creek, Mich., are visiting relatives here after completing a 1,360 mile hike through parts of the United States and Canada. WHEN COOK SUPPORTS HOOVER PresidentDeclaresinSpeech There Must Be No Monopoly of Air (BT ROBERT S. THORNBURGH) (STAFF CORRESPONDENT I. N. SERVICE) WASHINGTON. October 8. Presl-dent Coolidge today placed himself squarely behind Secretary of Commerce Hoover's program of Federal Radio control and pledged the administration to oppose any attempted "'monopoly of tha air." In an address from the South Portico of the' White, House to delegates, to the Third National Radio convention now in session here, the president declared it was the Intention of the government to se"e.that the opportunity for use of radio communication, "be kept open to the highest possible degree." . "The goal we desire , to reach is an'opportunlty to every one to have access to radio communication without limitation," he said, "and in order to secure this result it is necessary that there be rules and regulations. Otherwise, there-would be such confusion that .'there,., never would be any certainty of service." At the same time the President charged his audience with the great responsibility of the keeping the air clean. "In this new Instrument of science, Coolidge warned, "there Is an opportunity for greater license even than the use of print?, for whole parents may exclude corrupting ljt crature from the home, radio reaches directly to our children." , The President polntd out that in many countries the , governments have taken the -actual conduct. of radio programs in order to prevent th'j broadcasting of any objectionable matter, but he said such a step did not conform to American fundamentals. ... - ., , Radio, the President said. If properly safeguarded will become one of the greatest blessings of mankind. No monopoly, exists in the radio Industry in the United States today Jand none ever will exxlst." , This declaration was made' today before the conference by Secretary of Commerce Hoover 'in reply to the widespread protests against any monopolistic control of wireless communication. " Hoover said he wanted tT tee the radio industry developed for the maximum benefit of all the' people and that this could not ' be accomplished if a monopoly was permitted. PAYS TRIBUTE AT FUNERAL Hammond paid Its last tribute Monday to the memory of one of the city's most loved women, when Mrs. John A. Gavit, wife of a Hammond attorney, was laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery amid the homage of . hundreds of loving friends. The simple but impressive ceremonies at the First Methodist church marked the pissing of one whose work for her church had been of immeasurable value, and who had unusual order from all with whom she came In contact. v Hundreds of closo friends came to the church to fil; silently by the casket, which lay at the altar backed with flowers. Hundreds of others who had .become richer In only A. casual contact with. . Mrs. Gavit, Joined in the long line of sorrowing friends f which slowly passed the remains as they lay in state. The line was fifteen minutes In passing. ' v 'Rev. Benjamin Rist. for years Mrs. Gavit'a pastor in the local church, and recently transfered to , South Bend, came back to Hammond to put Into words the thoughts that were in the hearts of each one of the huge congregation, which pickwd the church to the doors. Seldom has so touching a tribute been.paia to a departed citizen; Rev. Leasenby. the new minister of the Methodist church, stood at th s onposlte end of the casket from Rev. Rist as long line filed by for a last look, and before the sol-en.n march to the cemettry began he epofce briefly, tellinc what be knew of Mrs. Oavlt'n lif and voicing the sorrow: felt by alt vbo had knowin her. ' .,' " A hundred members of the Hammond W. C. T. tr. attended the funeral. The white, ribbon of the cause was placed on the casket bv Mrs. Elwood S. WiJtsee and Mrs. K. B. Cross. Mrs. Gav'i s a charter nvrrber of the lo-al union. The cortege which bor the remains to their; final l est in v plaoe was blocks long. Four large auto-. mobiles were necessary to bear the floral tribute to the grave, Mem bers of tho Methodist church and of th; bar, acted as pall bearers . T HAMMOND MOTORCYCLE HITS RUT Coolidge V Quotations The hope of tomorrow lies in the development of the instruments of tcday. The prospect of advance lies in maintaining those conditions which have stimulated invention and industry and commerce. It has not sufficed that men should tend their flocks, and maintain themselves in comfort on their industry alone, however great. It is only when the exchange of products begins. that develcpmcnt follows. WATSON RALLY Arrangements' were completed for the big republican rally to' be staged here Thursday evening when Indiana's awn fccnater, James E. Wat. on, will address a mass meeting In the new Gary Armory, ,11th and Madison. The republican central committee announced that the meeting would begin "promptly at 6 o'clock and urged all desiring to hear the . senator to be seated as early as possible. .A corps -of ushers has been selected to assist in handling the big crowd. Senator Watson Is in great .le mand over the country as he ia considered by the nattonal republican organization to be one of the best of its campaign speakers. In arranging the senator's schedule the national bureau conformed : to the senator's request that iie be booked for Lake county, Indiana. He had previously stated -that ha bullcved this county to be' the "key-point of the campaign in thU state and hoped to bring to Lake county vot-rs a message of real Importance."' Senator Watson, became ct lack of time, is making coinpafatlvely few speeches, , and the republican organiaztion here was elated on se curing-confirmation of the Gary date. ''.',.;'. -'' County Chairman" Oliver Slarr will preside at the' rally Thursday evening and his" comlnittees ' are shaping the details of the program In - special sessions today and tomorrow. ""-: ' Several groups from over the county have Bent' word ' that they would be present. Senator Watson having a large personal following in this section' of the' state. Assistant Chairman, Howard Hay pointed out today. ' .' There will ' be no admission charged and every possible accommodation Is being arranged to handle a largo crowd, it was stated t the Harrison club this morning. ARE YOU CAREFUL? 1924 Auto Record ' For Lake County Carelesa driving, speeding. , disregard of the 00 grade cross-lng tn Lake county. Jumping oa cars. Jay walking, disregard of pedestrians rlifttts, are most often the cam of auto fatalitlaa and Injuries that happen. , Who will be the neat victim la lb handicap wltb deataT The toll sine .anuary - 1st, la Lak county, not including petty accidents and smasliea, wnere no on was hurt: ... ... --'.." : ' Auto Deaths ,53 Auto Accidents ...175 Auto Injuries .......... 202 TOMORROW ; ? ; Four Indiana Harbo'r people suffered . painful injuries late last night when . the machine In which thfy were riding was sldeswiped swiped by an unknown machine and tlpred over into the ditch, near the Sinclair Oil Refining' Company plant on" Forsyth avenue at East Chicago. - The car at fault or the accident sped on left Its victims burled beneath their machine. , ; Those reported nurt were Theo. Schtibcr, Jr., of 3916 i'arrlsh avenue, driver of the machine. Mr, and Mrr. Kiehard Nolan and their S-year old baby boy. Their injuries are not considered serious by Dr. Dave K. Johns who gave them medical attention. '! , i ' ' , The car responsible for the accident is said to be a Dodge touring cur. . . . ' j - 17 YEAR OLD BOY COMMITS SUICIDE ' NEW CASTLE. Ind., Oct. 8. Ross Davisson, I7 committed suicide In an automobile on a road near tho homo of his Krand parents west, of BountssiHev today, blowing owny' part of his head vyith a single barrelled shot gun. He left : letter naming the minister, pall bearers and flower girls for his funeral. His parents, living at Muncie, were unablo to assign a motive. ARRANGE FOR ON THURSDAY World's Series SCORE BY INNINGS 1 2.3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Senators 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 02 Giants . . 0 0 10 2 0 0 3 x 6 INDIANAPOLIS, Oct.. 8,f- James J. Nedjl, president pro tem of the state senate and in the event of resignation of Governor Emmet F. Branch',, in line for the governorship, held a conference in the governor's office at ,the' state hcuse today, after a stream of widely known Indiana Republican politicans had calied to urge Branch to stay on the job. DAVE LIVELY Ten more ministers from various parts of the synod have arrived in Hammond making the total now about 85 attending the Northern Indiana Lutheran conference, 'K, Following the devotional exercises this? morning at , 9 o'clock an xegetlcal paper, was read by. Rev. "theodora Henkel, of W'renn, Ohio. His paper dealt with "Christ's discussion with. the Samaritan -woman in regard , to the living .waters; Thereafter a lively, discussion took place as regards the support of Indigent students. . A . report was made to the effect that there are 24 indigent students of this "central district of the Lutheran Synod who are being supported at various colleges of the church. "Prof. W. II. Kruse, of Ft, Wayne, an instructor at ConCordla prepafa-tory school, reported an enrollment of 335 students. He said' the -nety Sihler dormitory . with arequate quarters for ltd students which was erectf-d this ' summer la , now com- pleted and occupied. The official ceremony will take place next Sunday. .. '-.-- - - In the session' yesterday afternoon " Rev. Walter Brauer, of St. John's Lutheran church" of Hammond read -a ' Very Interesting and Instructive paper on "Christian Burial and' to Whom It Should be Accorded.? He laid especial emphasis upon, the deplorable, promiscuous practice of many preachers In officiating at the biers of avowed Infidels and churchless deceased persons.' Thereupon he laid down the prebise: "A Christian burial for Christian only." , v '' The service last evening at St. Paul's churcn found the auditorium crowded. Rev, Martin Kretzmann, of Kendalville. delivered a highly scholarly sermon on the requisites of Christian leadership. His effort bore upon these three points: 1. Humility . 3. Love ' and loyalty towards Christ.' ; 'v. ' : 3. A drawing passion for souls. : This masterful sermon was particularly well delivered and received. The evening sesion today will be held in the school auditorium at the parish house. Erie and Eaton street. It will be an open forum for the clergy and laity. Members of both Hammond congregations, St. Johns and St. Pauls are cordidlly invited to " attend. .This service starts at 7:30 o'clock. WORKS 15 YEARS ON RARE INLAID TABLE ' INTERNATIONAL' NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct. After working for fifteen years on an inlaid table, R. B. -Campbell,' a local carpenter- foreman, has at last completed wrhat he believes to be the finest afid most unusual table of its kind in: this country. The top of the table is 32 by 26 Inches and contains 10.0S2 , pieces of wood of various siaes. colors and varieties. No Iwo are alike, "and Campbell says no two came from the Mme k'm? of tree. All varieties of wood found, in the t'nited States, Canada and Mexico are represented in. the' tabic, and hundreds of specimens-' ft om all the countries of South America, - Australia, AsiaAfrlca and Uurope. , Th.s middle b'ock of the . tab!e nieat-ures 1 1-4 ttjuare inches;, and conatiny 400;tsninll j!oe of wood. STfJP.Ea OPK.N 1A i:lU3 - UADIOFAXS RADIO HEADQUARTERS " General Electric Shops 643 Hohman at. 230 State St. 3 -HO MINISTERS CONFERENCE Mrs. Will Wood Dies Suddenly at Lafayette Hospital SPECIAL TO THE TIMES! 4 LAFAYETTE. Ind., Oct. 8. Death came suddenly and unexpectedly to Mrs. Will R. Wood, wife of the Tenth District Congressman, laU night at the Wabash Valley Hospital News of her demise came as a profound shock to her wide circle of friends not only In Lafayette and the northwest part of the state but at Washington. ' , " Mrs. Wood , had been suffering with nervous trouble but her condition was not considered serious. Congressman Wood arrived from Hammond over the.Monon at 8:S0 o'clock last evening and not wishing to disturb her, had gone direct to his hotel without calling at tho hospital. They had been living; at the Fowler House. : . " ' Hammond City Planning Is Postponed Hammond's City Plan Commission has been postponed indefinitely. . The city council last evening voted to table tb$ ordinance which was , Introduced and passed ' to second reading at the September meeting. It was up" for third reading last night but tha motion to table prevented a vote. . Alderman Schulte made the motion and in explanation called attention to .tha protests which, are being heard against the present tax rates of the school and civil city. '. "On top of all this we, are asked to create a new taxing unit which will have authority to levy a tax of from three mills to five cents on the hundred dollars," said Schulte. "And this commission's duties, I believe, can be handled just as well by our present city officials." The vote was 14 to 2 in favor of tabling. The dissenting' votes were cast by Aldermen-Simpson and Ded- elow. Maka and Krigiolka were absent." ' ''".' v"i; c By a resolution the council authorized the : Park Board to close an impending deal by which some of the land recently ;acq,uired near the Lake Front Park in Roberlsdale may Be sold t6 the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. , -This is part of the plan which the board conceived when the large tract of land was purchased In order to obtain a desired strip of lake .frontage. The deep well in Haywood Tark was brought up again by Alderman Anderson. It has been closed since the Hoard of Health announced' that the water was l. and no further IS TO Definite plans, many of ' them already adopted and in working order, to make Chicago and that portion of Indiana spreading into-the Calumet Region the greatest inland shipping port In the world, will be given in detail at the luncheon of the waterway committee of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce tomorrow noon at the Morrison Hotel. Representatives from cities in every section of the state, here to attend the annual meeting of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the opening of the Illinois Products Exposition will attend in addition to business leaders of Chicago and over the line In Indiana, FAIR SHOWS PROFIT OF $3,500 IN 1 924 Annual AiTair Was Great Success;- Balance Left From Last Year. CROWN POINT, Ind.. Oct. 8. Not only did the Lake County fair surpass all others since the affair became an annual Institution many years ago, but It showed a gratifying financial success,' according to the financial statement Issued by the committee. The figures Blow a profit of $7.-0C9.C9. This Includes a cash balance from the 1923 fair of about J 3.100. The balance left after each year's expenses were paid amounts to about the same. Receipts, Including gcner.-'l admissions, grand-stcRd and automobiles, amounts to 18,533.70. Vih entry fees, county appropriations ir.ud concessions the total lcctipta cwount to $34,184.09, In expenditure:;, premiums were Si.SSl.tO. Permanent improvements and fixtures puiulia.'Jtf! cost $2,154.25. Itacc-s cost fO.SSS.E!1 end race start-ori flSO.j".' Judo fee, were $3 43. 7. 7. Amusements a mounted to ' f 4.050.15. Moaey refunded to concessioners and In , entry fees was $91. The - miscellaneous expenditures were $3,-728.77. making a total of expenditures of $27,143. CALUMET REGION SHARE At 10:30 o'clock the hospital attendants in making the rounds, found Mrs. Wood dead In her bed. The cause of death has not been determined by the physicians. Mrs. Voods, whose maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Gelger, was 61 years old. Her father was a pin-eer miller of Lafayette, having a mill on the old Wabash and Erie canal and shipping grain and flour east. She and Mr. Wood were married In 1S83. They had no children and had always been- great pals. Mrs. Wood generally accompanied her husband on his trips and ws of Invaluable service ttt him In his work at Washington. She had always been prominent in the social activities of Lafayette and vicinity. No funeral arrangements had been made up to noon todav. effort at pumping it off or slnkins , it deeper has been made. L'xperts i had said that a power pump work- I ins steadily for a week or so would probably clear up the water. It has been Idle for a month. So the coun-cilmen ordered the Board of Works to report on the matter at the next meeting. ' . ' ' - Street Commissioner Becker who succeeded William Norman turned In a report for September which n9arly knocked the aldermen from their chairs. It's been a long time since a street commissioner has shown so much accomplishment in thirty days. : An ordinance was passed appropriating $100 to settle the city's hare, f a lainr -of 350 : asked by Warren T. Kibler as a result of an accident last winter when ha fell down a cellar -way at the rear of the-American Trust & Savings bank. He vas walking in the alley and was crowded onto a pile of ice and snow by an automobile. It was dark and lie fell. Tho bank has already agreed to pay the $250. Another ordinance appropriated 332.50 to pay tho balance due for the sinking of the May wood well. Tho alderman laughed but passed It. :.' - . Permission was granted the county commissioners to pav the south e?id of Jackson street, tis a county highway. An appropriation of $14,000 was made to be used by the Board of Works for street and alley repalrB, sewer cleaning and .maintenance of thA city barns. " LAFOLLETTE IS BV KEXM5TH CLARK STAFF CORRESPONDENT I.- N. SERVICE HOBOKEN, N. J., Oct. 8. Reiterating his charge that the Republican party is collecting a vast slush fund, "To buy the election of President Coolidge." Senator Robert M. LaFollette, Independent presidential candidate again demanded today a full investigation by the Borah committee of campaign expenditures of all parties. " " In a formal statement, LaFollette Insisted that the Borah senate committee investigating campaign expenses be summoned Into session immediately, subpoena managers of all parties and "compel them to produce books and papers and to testify fully regarding the collection and use of money in tho presidential campaign." "I Intend to follow up vigorously my demand for an investigation of the special slush fund which Is being collected under the direction of V E. Mellon of Pittsburgh, brother of the secretary of the treasury, and Edward T. Stotesbury the Philadelphia representative of J. P. Morgan & Co., for the purpose of buying the election of Coolidge In the doubtful states," Senator LaFollette stated. - "It is vital that the American people know before election day exactly what the money Interests 'are doiny to Influence their deci sion at the polls," he added. "i intend to se that they have this Information. - He have just begun to fisht. Wall Street shall not buy this election. - In England wood blocks set in cement, with the end grain exposed, have proved successful in resisting the grinding action of wave-driven gravel.'-.. - OFFICERS TO BE ELECTED CROWN POIXT, lnd.. October 7. The annual meeting and election of OCicers of the Lake-County Agri cultural Society, will be held in the Assembly Roo of the Court House Saturday afternoon, October - 11th, 1924. at one o'clock. Fred A. Ruff, Secrete ry. SEEING THINGS AGAIN K BOUGH SWEARS TO WARRANT Hammond Woman Files Case In Crown Point Justice Court 'SPECIAL TO THF TIMES! CROWN POINT, Ind., Oct. 8. A , charge, of. first ; degree murder was filed against . George Morgan, keeper of the celK house at 'the county farm on Tuesday y Sirs. Emma Bough - wife ' of ; Edward BoUgh of Hammond who died at the county farm last : week. The, case was filed In the Justice of Peace court presided over by Judge Kemp. Following Boughs death at the county farm where he was being held as i Insane, the , discovery of marks ' of violence on his body aroused the suspicions of the family who began to believe that his death was not from "natural causes. : The Inquest conducted by Coroner E. E. Evans and Dep. Coroner Hank was continued. A preliminary " hearing of the case will be held on next Tuesday. 1 , , it OR CHAOS" SAYS DAWES BY ALBERT F.' BAEXZIC-prt I STAFF CORRESPONDENT I., K. SEP.WICEJ ENOUTE WPJJI GEN. DAWES IN' KWaV Oct. S. The message of conservative Republican lam "Cool-. Idge, pra jChaos'J-jamtvas . beiugcarrled today into the wide-open spaces of the midwest. ' ' In more than a score of .brief addresses , from .the rear thlforni-of h:s special train. spred:ns thn-us-h . the heart of the grain belt, e, Charles O, Dawes, Republican vice-presidential candidate today sounded a warning against radicalism, against reactionaries and against LaFollette and his progressive platform urging limitation of the powers of the supreme court through constitutional changes. "Beware of LaFollette, the true reactionary." Thijvwas the catch -phrar.t of the nominee's battle to make Iowa, home state of Senator Smith W. HrOok-hart, who demanded Dawes' resignation as vice presidential candidate and dared him to campaign through Iowa, safe for Republicanism. ., ,. : ,;-..'.. Dawes' rear platform speeches In Iowa started today at Port Dodggc. Thay will end at Sioux City where he will cut Into Nebraska for another series Of talks. So far, during- his Iowa stumping. Dawes has made' but one reference to the attack of Brookhart. This waa during Hi3 address at Mason Cit;' last night. He made his usual characterization of LaFollette as a demagogue and continued: "1 do not speak of others with whom you are familiar ' In this state." ' - T SPEECHES IN INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS, ; Ind.. Oot. 8. Harry S. New, postmaster-gener:) 1 of the United States will make at least three political speeches In In- Ciana during tho campaign, it v as announced Monday by the Republican state speakers bureuu. The postmaster-general will open his speaking campaign in the stat; with a speech at Delphi, the night of October 13. On the night, of, October 17, he will sneak at Uary with HarolC Van Orman, candidate for Lieutenant-Governor. . He will close the Sixth ' district campaign with a speech at Richmond ' Saturday night, November 1. Following out the "retrenchment" order Issued by Clyda A.5 Warb, stata chairman, work was under way Monday at state headquarters consolidating bureaus. . The poll and registration bureau, headed by B. R. Inman, was closed as was the first voters' bureau, headed by C. C. Reeder. Mr. Reedr henceforth will do organization work in -the field. The O. O. P. Traveling Men's Bureau, headed by Henry A. Roberts, superintendent -of the State ; buildings and grounds also is to lis!' closed. Mrs. Allen T. Fleming, who haa been assisting In directing lha bureau, will take over the: work In Connection with other headquarters duties. " As a result of the changes three rooms used as offices were surrendered.. Mr. 'Walb announced that other economy measures may bo Instituted later on. George C. Meyer, of Wheeling. W. Va., visited O. O. P. he::'Ifrj;r:-r Monday and predict fl tU; I President Coolidjre Wo-.i'.ii carry liw stata by a majority ot 20.0'jO or nice. He said the West Virginians no longer regard John W.' Davis as a resident of the state and there 1 t little sentiment there for him. 00 0 NEW WILL MAKE

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