The Johns Manville plant at Riverdale operated by the Riverdale Asbestos Shingle Co. is showing renewed preparations underway to resume operations in a short time.
“An army is better directed by a single man, though inferior, than by two superior ones, at variance, and cross purposes with each other.” - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 2, 1861.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Co.'s constructing the finest railroad repair yard in the country at North Harbor along the company's right of way between Indiana Harbor and Whiting, but on the Whiting side of the canal.
“It is a long time till the election; and what may turn up, no one can tell.”
Veteran Bishop Noll Institute social studies teacher John Trafny has authored a fourth book on the history of Gary that was released in July by Arcadia Publishing.
Along with 20 cents and a "Times' War Atlas Coupon" printed on page four, The Times Newspaper of Hammond, Indiana's "Atlas of the War in Europe" can be purchased.
“Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way.”
My earliest recollections of the way that war comes home were in the early 1970s. I remember the images on the TV screen each evening as soldiers came home from Vietnam, first in small waves followed by a trickle.
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For Hammond's first aeroplane exhibit, Earl Daugherty will appear in the P.L.V. military traction biplane during the city's Merchant Fall Festival Oct. 9 and 10. It is the first display of the automatic stability control.
“In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to us all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to ever expect it.” - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 23, 1862.
Just about to rip September's page off my calendar as I look forward to my favorite month of the year.
“Beware of rashness. Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward, and give us victories.” to Gen. Joseph Hooker, — Abraham Lincoln, Jan. 26, 1863.
“By the fruit the tree is to be known. An evil tree can not bring forth good fruit.” - Abraham Lincoln, Oct. 3, 1845.
Bids were opened yesterday in the office of Col. Judson, chief engineer of the war department, Chicago, on the construction of the first section of a breakwater to be erected at Indiana Harbor.
Hammond's Lion Store millinery display will be Sept. 24 and 25. While importations from Paris were practically stopped by the war, Paris had already set the styles for fall and winter. So the fashion situation is not so confused as it might have been if the war had commenced a month or two earlier.
“The people will save their government, if the government itself will do its part only indifferently well.”
“The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.” - Abraham Lincoln, July 10, 1848.
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