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The Times from Munster, Indiana • Page 19

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A look back in Times Want to share your historic photos with us? Send them to Melinda Moore, community coordinator, 601 W. 45th Munster, IN 46321, or e-mall I IN LOVING MEMORY OF IRENE SARGOVETZ IN LOVING MEMORY OF BARBARA J. MORRIS "BOBBIE" 1 MORE REGION NEWS: LI SUNDAY MAY 21 2006 PAGE A19 11 1981 1 25 years ago 1 1931 1 75 years ago U.S. Fliers Put On Wonderful Spectacle; The nation's greatest peacetime air armada, almost 700 strong, swept out of the north manned by the Army's crack fighting pilots greeted by the sun streaked 50 miles along the Lake Michigan lakefront from Waukegan to Gary.

Whiting Coffee House Owner Kills His Stabbing Attacker; Whiting police today launched a thorough investigation to ascertain the real facts that led to the murder of Mustafa Dawt, 32, in a rooming house at 1446 Fischrupp Ave. last night. Taxes May Be Much Lower For Next Year; Taxes in Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting, Munster and Highland will be lower than otherwise next year because of an increase of $13,375,000 in personal property assessments throughout North Township this year. 1956 1 50 years ago Tell Fury of Big Bomb; An American B52 jet bomber dropped a hydrogen bomb over Bikini Atoll near Namu Island in the American proving ground in the Pacific. See Lake Nod On Cline Plan; Chamber of Commerce members from Hammond, East Chicago, Whiting and Gary met in Crown Point with the Lake County Council to discuss the architectural planning for the $4 million Cline Avenue "atomic highway." Scribe Solves Big Mystery In Today's Times; The mystery over the shortage of kitchen utensils in the Riverdale-Dolton area has been solved.

Mothers of the area have formed a kitchen band. 57 Carriers Win Times Ranch Trips; The "most successful newsboy contest in the history of The Hammond Times" wound up Saturday with 57 Times newsboys winning 11-day all-expense paid trips to the Skyline Ranch in the Rocky Mountains. For We miss you so much in each and every day. Spiritually, Loving, and kind in all your ways. Upright and just to the end of your days.

Sincere and true, in heart and mind. Along with all your beautiful memories That you left behind We will always think of you. Love, Husband: Michael Son: Greg Daughters: Barbara and Mary Jo IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARIE SACEK WHO PASSED AWAY MAY 21, 1983 Loving memories never die As years roll on and days pass by. In my heart a memory is kept Of one I loved and will never forget. Daughter, Betty Sacek ON HER 10TH ANNIVERSARY IN rjEAVEN MAY 21, 2006 It's hard to believe, but sadly it's true, ten years have gone by and we still very much miss you.

Even though God has taken you away, deep down within our hearts, we know you're in a better place. Smiling down on us day after day, oh what we would give just to hear you say, "I love you, it will be okay." Until we meet again, our hearts will say, "We love and miss you Mom, each and every day we'll pray, "She's so amazing to be loved, we'll follow her to the moon and the stars above." Your Loving Children: Mark, Trisha, Michelle, Chenita and Grandchildren: Ebony, Mark Shanlce, Markita, Ravene and Reginald Holiday 'Gas War' Looms; The glut of gasoline on the market will give motorists a slight break from rising gas prices this weekend possibly even creating a 'gas war' Renfrew Says Offer 'A Highland Superintendent Omer W. Renfrew said Wednesday his offer to allow students to transfer and be bused to different elementary schools "was a mistake." Lake George Mining Plan Gets Off Ground; Formal inquiries regarding local ordinances controlling sandmining and the storage of sand were made last week by a Washington-based law firm. 1986 1 20 years ago Protest planned on club's reopening; A Roselawn delegation will caravan to Kentland Tuesday to protest the opening of Club Bare. EX.

Chamber backs marina; The East Chicago Chamber of Commerce offered support Tuesday for the city's proposed $12.5 million marina project before a hearing panel of the State Board of Tax Commissioners. Citizen opposition expected; Another application for a permit to dump sludge on farmland is expected bring protests from the St. John Township Concerned Citizens group. 1991 1 15 years ago Supreme Court curtails whopping jury awards; The Supreme Court curtailed huge jury awards aimed at punishing or deterring misconduct in a ruling that could save billions for American business. Glitz loaded onto casino; Slots, roulette wheels and other gaming gear are being installed on Hammond's Empress III at Indiana's International Port in Portage.

The Hammond docks are Divorce brings ups and downs forMcHic In 1925, Isabel McHie eccentric wife of Times founder Sidmond McHie, officially parted from Uncle Sid. Depleted of adrenaline and raw at his nerve endings, he had sought and gotten a legal separation on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. Rising in wrath, Isabel made him pay for it. Gaining a New York divorce, she took Uncle Sid for just about everything: the five-story Fifth Avenue mansion, his Rolls Royce, the king's ransom in jewels he had bought her and $30,000 a year for the rest of her life $1,000 a month, plus $8,000 dollars a year from stick income and $10,000 a year additional income from his New York property. She also gained from Uncle Sid a waiver of his rights under a 1919 signed agreement by which she and her husband pledged to leave to the other his or her complete estates.

The waiver, however, contained an important provision, one that would become important in the future. It required that Isabel cease "annoying, molesting and bedeviling" Uncle Sid. Isabel left Uncle Sid with only his Midwest properties, including the Lake County Times, and his Paris villa, causing him to give up his brokerage business, except for a bucket shop in Hammond. Isabel thereby effectively forced Uncle Sid back to Hammond, where he lived on the fifth floor of the Hammond Building he had previously built (1903) and conducted a "press club" there. The building also contained the new Lake County Times, whose centennial we are cele- 1,1 I III.

ii in. TTlTllllilllllPiml i TIMES ARCHIVES Speedy delivery: Roller skating carhop Laura Troksa waits on customers at Highland's Blue Top drive-in in 1987. not ready for the Empress "and we needed room for trucks to unload gaming equipment," said Rick Mazer, general manager. 2001 1 5 years i million slated for the region; Playground equipment public safety efforts, flood relief among plans for Build Indiana funds. Gary family wins suit, $7.3 million; Father and daughter rear-ended by semi in Interstate 65 crash in 1996.

PUC grad: Never quit pursing your dreams; Schererville mom Jill M. Rieder McNamara receives associate degree after 25 years. Music possible fix to fairground woes; To capitalize on the financial potential of the fairgrounds, The i Lake County Fairgrounds Advisory to Committee agrees, they need to beVB operational year-round. arch mckinlay calumet roots brating this year. That arrangement suited Isabel fine, as long as times were good, but when the market crashed in 1929, so did Uncle Sid.

During the subsequent bank holiday, Isabel's economic wellspring dried up almost completely, as Uncle Sid's investment in the Hammond National Bank was wiped out, as was his $50,000 investment in the Indiana Harbor National Bank. Although Isabel thought it justice that Uncle Sid incurred a contingent liability for both banks, she found little joy in the fact that Uncle Sid could no longer make monstrous monthly payments to her. Furious all over again, Isabel began firing off telegrams to her estranged husband and to anyone she could think of. By actual count, she sent more than 100 of them. She called Uncle Sid names that island Greeks reserve for their gods, the most flattering being liar.

She taunted him: "You're too old to know anything about the waitress at your club." She accused him of improper conduct with a female heir: "It will make a delightful scandal." She even wired McHie's bank, chiding its officer "Very strange to me that a reputable bank would continue to be the trustee of a notorious swindler." Arch McKinlay's column represents the opinion of the writer and not necessarily that of The Times. V- tY7ftTlT? fJdITrfE Ef. Chase Check Card Security We're a leader in check fcard security. If your card is lost or stolen, we'll replace your money in one business day, guaranteed. You have zero liability on unauthorized transactions Choose Chase Free Checking" with direct deposit.

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