Sinai Forum. . . Celebrating Fifty Fabulous Years

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Sinai Forum. . . Celebrating Fifty Fabulous Years
Volume 19, Number 36 Thursday, September 11, 2003
Sinai Forum. . . Celebrating Fifty Fabulous Years
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It sparked the first Sinai Forum and kept it going through its 50 years. The message that Sylvia would pass on to others with ideas about enriching community
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insight on world happenings, expanding science frontiers, and worldwide
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views of humanity and human spirit as it has since it began in 1953.
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“I am hopeful for the future of the Forum. We have good people to work with
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who will work just as hard defining the future without forgetting
The names of some of the illustrious people from the past, enlarging our horizon with new formats and
people who have appeared throughout those community appeal. I have so much gratitude for everyone I have
fifty years are on these pages, names like worked with over the years. From our small committee in the Sinai
Eleanor Roosevelt and Senator Robert Temple we have spread community-wide. It’s not just the Temple
Kennedy, Walter Cronkite and Bill Kurtis, anymore, the Sinai Forum has become much bigger than our origBuckminster Fuller and Arthur C. Clarke, inal concept, far beyond where we ever thought we would go.”
Norman Thomas and Oprah Winfrey.
Sinai
Continued from Page 1
PNC Students Produce Commemorative Book
Last spring, students in the Organization Leadership
department at Purdue University North Central took
on a leadership service task to join in the 50th
anniversary celebration of the Sinai Forum. Working
with faculty assistant professor Cynthia Roberts,
and Wendy Levenfeld, Forum board member, the
students — Katy Callan, Harriet Wisdom, Fay
Matthews and Rade Obradovich — researched the history of the Forum and interviewed board members and
patrons. As part of their upper level credit course, they
focused on the role of the Sinai Forum in the community’s
cultural development. Judy Jacobi, director of public relations for the University, supervised the producation and the book will be out in time for the 20032004 50th anniversary season.
The opening anniversary celebration program of the
Sinai Forum on September 13th that will be held at
the Michigan City High School and honor some of the
people who were the first subscribers to the Forum
50 years ago will include Indiana State Senator Anita
Bowser. Senator Bowser, a professor at Purdue North
Central for over 40 years, said: “I was there when the
Sinai Forum began and at a time when Purdue North
Central was just beginning, still holding classes in the
Barker Mansion. As a college we welcomed the extra
intellectual stimulus that the Sinai Forum brought
to our students. When we grew to a university campus, the Forum was still there to meet our students’
needs. I hope it continues for a long, long time.”
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Library to Offer “Best of Forum” Series
“We couldn’t get by without community help.”
That’s what Sylvia Bankoff said about the Sinai
Forum. The Michigan City Public Library has long been
one of its community partners. Celebrating the Sinai
Forum’s 50th anniversary, the library is now engaged
in a project to bring “The Best of the Forum” to viewers of Channel 99. For over 15 years, the Library has
videotaped speakers at the Sinai Forum and now
has hundreds of tapes in its archives. In a project coordinated by Don Varda, marketing and development
director, and Robin Kohn, public relations director, it
will offer the most popular of the Forum’s speakers
on public access Channel 99 this fall.
“The Best of the Forum series we are working on
just continues a natural collaboration we have with
the Sinai Forum because of the cultural impact of its
programs in the community,” Don Glossinger, library
director, said. “Over the years we have taped the
Forum and offered people the opportunity to buy
their memberships
for the Sinai Forum at
our Circulation Desk
just as we are doing
this year.
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Don Varda, who had been with the public access studio since the 90’s when the library supervised its
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Along with the videotapes of the Sinai Forum
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“I think it’s our partnerships with community
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Concertgoers can also
be a part of the festivities
after the performance at
a dessert reception provided by Truffles Bakery.
The Forum will honor their 50 year subscribers and
this golden milestone in their history.
The concert and reception will take place at Michigan
City High School, Sat., Sept. 13th, beginning at 7:30
p.m. Regular tickets cost $60 for the season of six programs and may be purchased at the door. No single
program tickets are sold. Memberships may also be
purchased at the Michigan City Public Library
Circulation Desk. Student tickets are available at no
cost from Purdue University North Central and
LaPorte County high schools.
For more information, phone 219/926-3182.
Michiana Amateur Computer Society
The public is invited to attend the next meeting of
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will meet on Tues., Sept. 16, at 7 p.m., in Room 142
of the Michigan City High School. There is usually a
presentation, plus time for questions and answers. At
this meeting, there will be a program about files and
folders, including the basics of creating and copying.
The MACS meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday
of each month (except for January and July) and is
a multi-computer club with help and information for
almost anybody.
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deck perched over the ravine. Covered 19' front porch. full basement,
open space, with full bath rough-ins & egress window. $229,000
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Hattenbach Fine Arts Scholarship Winner
Tracey Fix received a check for $1,000 from Ed Homolka of the New
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Lawrence Hattenbach wa a long-time member of the
local civic organization. He was widely recognized for
his graphic arts work in the field of advertising. The
scholarship is offered to a student pursuing a career
in Fine Arts, Design or Architecture.
Beside her artistic pursuit, Ms. Fix was also
involved in athletics and various extracurricular
activities at New Buffalo High School. She was part
of the mock trial team and an active member of
Project Close-Up, a group that travels to Washington,
D.C., for a week-long look at our government at work.
Ms. Fix has just begun her college studies as a freshman at Olivet College where she is pursuing dual careers
in art and marketing. Tracey is the daughter of
Kathleen and Gerard Fix of New Buffalo. Siblings
include Emily, 19 (also at Olivet), Matthew 16, and
Kathryn, 13. Ms. Fix was also the recipient of an Olivet
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Two Unique Shows at The Acorn
The Acorn Theater in Three Oaks is offering two programs this weekend:
Friday, Sept. 12, “American Klezmer.”
This brand new musical features members of the
famous Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and an international cast, and will be performed as a concert
reading. Written by Joanne Koch and Sarah Blacher
Cohen, with music composed by Ilya Levinson and lyrics
by Owen Kalt, this original musical follows a lively
group of itinerant musicians moving from Eastern
Europe to America in 1910.
American Klezmer celebrates the popular “Klezmer”
idiom, described as soul music of Eastern Europe
and Jewish Jazz, in old songs and new. These immigrants have romantic and practical problems expressed
in humorous and touching numbers.
Sat., Sept. 13, “The Weird Sisters.”
Bawdy, fun and
musical, The Weird
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jazz musicians The
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September 11, 2003
Get a Scoop and More at Temple News Agency
by Paula McHugh
Mike Sitar is celebrating Temple News
Agency‚s 85th
anniversary. Mike,
Temple’s owner for
the past eight years,
expanded the original space five years
ago. Mike’s customers have donated everything from a
piano to a sofa to the
much of the memorabilia on the walls,
all of which add to
the charm of the
place.
It’s not a newspaper office, and it’s not a temple. Temple News Agency is
an old fashioned soda fountain, gourmet coffee bar, cyber café open
every day of the week.
The green awning outside the red brick building
at 816 Jefferson in LaPorte reads Temple News
Agency.
To the uninitiated, the name is deceptive. You can
get the news here, yes. In print. More often in conversation. You can come in two’s or fours or solo.
Whichever way you walk through the door, you’ll
feel like you’ve returned to a familiar and cozy memory. Even if it’s your first visit here.
Come in and look around. The old-fashioned soda
fountain stirs and whirrs up images of an earlier
era of soda jerks serving up phosphates to an Archie
or Veronica.
parents love to bring their grandchildren here for their
very first ice cream treat. But sweet-tooth treats are
only the tip of a reason to stop in at Temple.
When the place opens at 6:30 in the morning, most
folks want not ice cream, but their ritual jolt of java.
A cup of joe at Temple can be straight up, or Frenchpressed, espressoed, latte-ed, flavored. Your choice, as
owner Mike Sitar would say. Have chai. Or have hot
tea. However you like it. Anytime of day. Have it
with ice cream. Have a Green River. That will bring
back memories and add a touch of originality to your
customary morning brew.
Employee Linda Starr checks the news on the cyber café’s computer.
Most regulars read the news the old fashioned way.
Angela Stone gets ready to brew a fresh pot of coffee for morning customers. The old oak glassware cabinet behind the soda fountain has
been around at least as long as Esther Hornbeck, an early owner.
Your eyes wander from the seafoam green vintage
Hamilton Beach milkshake machine to the glassdoored oak cabinet, up up to the blackboard menu and
all the way to the stamped-tin ceiling. No wonder grand-
You’ll find the atmosphere at Temple cozy.
Friendships are formed here, old acquaintances
renewed. You won’t feel like a stranger walking in for
the first time. After a few visits, you may decide to make
a ritual of returning often. Mike calls his regular
clientele “a supportive group who watches out for each
other.” On Temple’s website (http://templenews.tripod.com <http://temple.tripod.com/> ), Mike describes
some of his “irregular regulars.” It’s a place to discover
September 11, 2003
and blend in with the local color. Hang out often
enough you, too, might receive nickname status. Yes,
there is a distinct camaraderie that is apparent at
Temple. Charles and Natalie McKelvy hang out at
Temple as often as they can. Readers may remember
Charlie’s travels describing his and Natalie’s visit to
Temple in a past Beacher issue.
Choose your morning fishwrapper and settle in
for awhile. This isn’t a place where you have to hurry
off to somewhere else, unless your boss expects you
to be at work on time. If you’re too cheap to buy the
morning edition and want something to read, feel free
to browse through the collection of old yearbooks
locals have donated to the place. Grab the lounge chair
(also donated) but don’t spill your coffee. Or sit at a
table. Open the notebook you brought along and
start writing your latest chapter. Or just stare at
the walls. Mike says that most of the stuff on the walls
comes from Temple’s customers. There’s a lot of local
history on the walls.
If you’re a late sleeper, then come for lunch. Wash
a foccaccia bread creation down with a milk shake and
top it off with a sundae. While you’re at it, buy a few
chocolates, gourmet-made around the corner in South
Bend. If that’s too much sugar for you, then stick to
black coffee or have a pickle. Right now, Mike’s Back
to School pickles are available. Soon there’ll be
Halloween pickles. Then the seasonal Christmas
pickles.
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Mike points
out the graffiti
scratched
into the buildings‚ bricks,
now just a
memory of
the former
newsboys
who waited
out in the
alley for the
bundles
they’d be
delivering.
The pickles.
Places like Temple News Agency are rare these
days. Yes, LaPorte has a local treasure here. Some
national chains have tried taking a cue from places
like Temple by decorating with local high school logos
and such. But it’s not the same and we all know it.
Places like Temple march to the pace of a unique drummer. It’s a “Cheers” kind of place–a coffee bar, an ice
cream parlor, a cyber café. It’s also a place where musicians gather to strum and pick, jam and create to the
appreciation of an audience ranging from tots to
nonagenarians.
Temple, for those wondering about its name, is located in the Masonic Temple building. News Agency
heralds back to 1918, when the establishment started out as the “Chicago News and Magazine Agency.”
In 1929, the name changed to Temple News Agency.
Go to the back of the building and you’ll see the graffiti scratched into the bricks, now just a memory of
The name on the building
and the symbol on the
sidewalk bring back years of
history.
the former newsboys who waited out in the alley for
the bundles they’d be delivering. Temple thrives with
chunks of local history and tradition. Mike, who has
owned the place for more than 8 years, did some
expanding after he bought the original narrow little
space. He knocked out the wall in what used to be a
floral shop next door. A framed chunk of that wall with
a pencil-written message from a customer is one of the
more curious pieces of memorabilia that decorate
the walls of Temple.
Temple
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Temple
Continued from Page 15
This 1904 Kingsbury upright gets played during musicians‚ open mike
nights. The acoustic music is less performed than it is created, Mike says.
Customers of all ages are invited–and encouraged–to come out and
appreciate the local talent.
The extra room created from the former floral shop
allows space for more tables, a sofa, two pianos, and
a small stage area for the local musicians. Mike has
an old Kingsbury upright and a recently donated
Baldwin spinet, along with a few other pieces of
musical equipment in the large, full-windowed room.
A bass fiddle stored in back came in handy not long
when a trio of jazz musicians passed through, Mike
said. It was all the group needed–totally unexpected–to
do a little impromptu jamming on a weekday afternoon.
A vintage Hamilton Beach shake mixer still serves up tasty shakes at
Temple. Mike says that chocolate is still his customers favorite flavor.
Owner Mike Sitar, an Elston grad and former manufacturing executive, likes music. A guitar player
himself, he likes to work with people who want to play
music. One of Mike’s favorite memories is when he
accompanied his daughter Sarah as she sang to the
crowd. Musicians come at various times–Sunday
afternoons and certain weeknights–to share their
tuneful styles with one another and with Temple
customers. Mike likes the musicians who come to
“create” music rather than to “perform.” Spontaneity
September 11, 2003
rules. Mike thinks it’s great for young people to see
the musicians creating music instead of performing.
Especially a generation of youth who have formed their
notions of what music is from MTV.
Most of the memorabilia found on the walls at Temple have
been donated by Mike’s customers.
The first “music”–if you could call it that–heard
in the once-floral shop-turned-Temple’s music room
came from a back-room buzzer, Mike explained. Just
another interesting bit of local history. Part of the room,
long ago, had been a walk-in cooler for flower storage,
Mike said. The cooler door, when closed, would lock
a hapless worker inside and cause all manner of
chills. The buzzer had been installed as a rescue
device. Or that’s how the story goes. We would have
preferred hearing something a little more colorful, something from a scene out of the movie, “The Sting.” No
need for the buzzer any longer, of course, and a few
cups of Temple’s gourmet coffees can give you a buzz
instead.
LaPortians are fortunate to have Temple News
Agency right there in their neighborhood. But it’s a
short enough drive for the rest of us in and around
Beacher Country to sample the delights and surprises that await at LaPorte’s only old fashioned
soda fountain and coffee bar and internet
café. It’s easy to find
being just a block south
of Lincolnway. If coming from the north on
Hwy 35/39, go one block
past the bridge to
Jefferson and turn left.
Look for the green
awning on your right.
The coffee (and other
treats) will be waiting
for you.
The chess board at the window
table suggests a place where
you can linger awhile and meet
old and new friends.
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Lake Michigan Coast Week Sept. 13-20
Lake Michigan is many things to many people. It
is a source of recreation, drinking water, industrial
resources and other uses beyond measure.
Understanding the lake is important to Northwest
Indiana.
Beginning next week, Hoosiers in Northwest
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Michigan region during Coast Week, Sept. 13-20.
Sponsored by the Lake Michigan coastal program
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celebrate the diversity and splendor of the Lake
Michigan coastal region.
Events will include:
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Coast Appreciation Day at Indiana Dunes
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A workshop titled “Finding the Right Balance”
at Sand Creek Country Club.
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Unity Foundation Presents Awards
2003 Agricultural Scholarship Recipient
Area 4-H’er Receives Unity Foundation Grant
Jennifer Dyjak, a LaPorte County 4-H’er, has
received the Clarence Weinkauff, Jr. Memorial Award
for 2003, to help raise swine in LaPorte County.
Jennifer is the daughter of Michelle and Joseph
Dyjak of Wanatah.
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Lyndsay Cross,
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Foundation
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Schaffer, Row Crop
President.
The Unity Foundation announced that a $500
Agricultural Scholarship has been awarded to Lyndsay
Cross of LaPorte. She is the daughter of Carol Allen
of LaPorte, and the late Ron Cross.
Lyndsay began her college education at the University
of Findlay by completing a Bachelor’s of Science in
Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine as an Honor’s
Scholar. She worked throughout her undergraduate
schooling as a zoology teaching assistant.
After her undergraduate career, Lyndsay was
accepted to Purdue University School of Veterinary
Medicine. She has finished two years at Veterinary
School with only two more years to complete – a
total of eight years of higher education!
The LaPorte County Row Crop Food Producers
Team established the Agricultural Scholarship Fund
in the Unity Foundation of LaPorte County for local
residents who seek degrees in agricultural sciences
or related field. Each year a selection committee
chooses a student for this scholarship and presents
this award at the “Annual Ag Tour and Barbecue.” The
award was presented on Aug. 13 at Garwood Orchards
and Farm Market.
The Unity Foundation of LaPorte County is a charitable organization that has attracted over $12 million to create a permanent pool of funds to benefit
LaPorte County. It serves donors, nonprofit organizations and the community and has made possible over
$3 million in local grants. The vision for the Unity
Foundation is to promote a sense of community,
unfettered by traditions or boundaries of the past and
energized by what can be achieved in the future. For
more information, phone 879-0327 or toll-free at 1888-89UNITY.
Maggi Spartz and Sue Szilagyi present Jennifer Dyjak (center) with the
Clarence Weinkauff, Jr. Memorial Award.
The fund was established in 1999 within the Unity
Foundation, by Sue Szilagyi and family in memory
of their father, the late Clarence Weinkauff, Jr. Its purpose is to support the 4-H swine program in promoting the breeding and showing of swine in LaPorte
County. Sue Szilagyi presented the $500 award, along
with a plaque, to Jennifer during the swine auction
at this year’s LaPorte County Fair.
Jennifer plans to use the money to purchase a
scale for weighing her pigs. “It is very important to
weigh your pigs on occasion from the time you get them
until fair,” explains Jennifer. “Because I did not get
the chance to weigh my pigs as often as I should
have, one of the pigs was too light to show at the fair.”
To be eligible for this grant a candidate must be a
4-H swine exhibitor (of any age) during the current
LaPorte County Fair, exhibit at least one countybred pig, and submit an application in the applicant’s own handwriting one week before the start of
the fair. Candidates must also submit a report about
their accomplishments by July 1 of the year following the grant award.
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“Get Your Kicks on Route 66”
Members and guests of the 18-women’s golf league
at Long Beach Country Club were invited to “Get Your
Kicks on Route 66” as they journeyed back in time for
their annual guest day. Organized by Route 66 Travel
Directors, Barb Macudzinski and Marci Meyer, golfers
took the off ramp into this bygone era to see how America
traveled in the 1920’s-60’s.
signs first appeared in 1927 and the final slogans were
written in 1963. This is a sampling of the signs that
were lined up and down each fairway at Long Beach:
Does your husband
Misbehave
Grunt and grumble
Rant and rave
Shoot the brute some
Burma-Shave
“Get Your Kicks on Route 66” Travel Directors
L to R: Barb Macudzinski and Marci Meyer
The first stop on the trip was a Pre-Cruising Party
and golf shootout held the night before guest day
and hosted by Bobbie and Dick Blank at their
Casa”blanka” on the 15th fairway of Long Beach.
The appetizers on the dining room table were fit for
a king (yes, Elvis did show up)…all thanks to the
gourmet skills of the 18-hole league members. Roman
Macudzinski, a Cabana boy at the 2001 guest day Cinco
de Mayo party, volunteered his talents in mixing
spirits.
Hostesses Bobbi Blank, Sarah Blank and Patti Coker
Outside on the golf course, Les Lincke waved his
checkered flag and a shoot-out from the 150 yard
marker began. The flurry of golfers, golf carts, and golf
balls on the fairway resembled a mixed-up road rally.
Remember Burma Shave signs….those little jingles
that travelers used to watch for when driving along
America’s highway? Each sign contained one sentence of a long slogan, so you would drive by, read one
phrase of the sentence aloud, and anxiously await the
next sign along the highway to read. Burma Shave
Route 66, the “Mother Road”, was a 2,400 mile
stretch of highway that started in Chicago and ended
in California. Billboards also lined the Route, and for
guest day, golfers saw signs advertising old trading
posts, motels, drive-in movie theaters, tourist traps
and diners.
The first stop along Route 66 was the Long Beach
Trading Post for caffeine and road maps. Elvis and
James Dean just happened to be driving thru Long
Beach on the morning of guest day, so golfers had pictures taken with these two celebrities who were in their
1956 Packard Convertible. The Packard was on loan
for the photo session through the courtesy of Dennis
Moran and Dave Moon of the Rag Top Museum in
Michigan City.
Having their photos taken with Elvis and James Dean in the
1995 Packard provided by the Rag Top Museum L to R: Joie Hand,
Jeanette Tyrrell, Donna Pavlos, Donna Hennard
Golfers!
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Golfers were then told to “Start Your Engines” for
a enjoyable day of travel. Reglin’s Halfway Rest Stop
provided almond sweets made by league member
Pat Kelley and mimosas and Bloody Mary’s served by
Regina Bradley and Linda Bolton. At Roman’s Rest
Area, golfers found more snacks, juices and bottled
water for the road.
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He played
A sax
Had no B.O.
But his whiskers scratched
So she let him go
Burma-Shave
Pre-Cruising Party Shoot-Out Winners
L to R: Linda Girsch, Fran Lysaught, Janet Plecki, Lynn Jacox
The “California” Flight winners
L to R: Carolyn Middleton, Adele O’Donnell,
Mary Ann Hoey, Terry Deming
The Harley Stop on Hole #14 proved to be a favorite,
as bikers Sherry Remijas and Mary Beth Morgan served
Iced Cappuccino and Biscotti to the weary travelers.
Golfers were wishing they could take a ride on the
sparkling Harley Davidson sitting on the tee box
and loaned by biker Lynn Haverstock, but not having the appropriate leather attire or helmets, they continued on with their golfing travels.
Harley Girls Mary Beth Morgan (seated on Lynn Haverstock’s Harley
Davidson) and Sherry Remijas served Iced Cappuccinos
on the 14th Tee Box
Winning the “Missouri” flight
L to R: Ann Nicolosi, Missy Grams, Lisa Elenz, Judy Nicolosi.
Grams provided the Iced Cappuccinos on the 14th Harley hole
The final stop was the Long Beach Road Kill Patio
Café for substance and the awards. Wearing pink tshirts with “66” emblazoned on the front, the Long Beach
“diner girls” served golfers such delicacies as Scorpion
Soup, Coyote Ribs, Raccoon Eyes, Chunks of Skunk,
and for a final treat, in true 50’s style, a old-fashioned
banana split. Not familiar with road kill terminology???…this menu is gazpacho soup, barbeque baby back
ribs, home-made onion rings, and Executive Chef
Scott Proffitt’s potato salad.
Treasurers from the Trading Post were then awarded to the winning golfers, and before golfers were dismissed to enjoy the rest of their ride, they were presented with a “Gone Golfing” wreath for their front
door.
Sparkling Route 66 purses centered each table
and the lucky winners of these purses were the golfers
on teams having the longest putt, longest drive and
closest to the pin shots.
Route 66
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Route 66
September 11, 2003
Continued from Page 23
The Travel Guides and Pit Crew for this production,
in additional to Macudzinski and Meyer, include
Barb Beardslee, Joan Carey, Terry Deming, Peg King,
Vangie Kuhn, Fran Lysaught, Nancy Neil, Kathy
Osborne and June Salmon.
The ride along Route 66 would have been difficult
had it not been for the cooperation and support from
Long Beach General Manager Scott McHale, PGA Head
Enjoying their prizes were the “Kansas” Flight winners L to
R: Joan Lincke, Mary Burke, Nancy Henry,
Marianne Gosswiller
Route 66 began in Chicago and these “Illinois” Flight winners include L to R: Pat O’Malley, Suzie Eiben, Mary Ellen
Burke, Carol Foley
Professional Brian Godfrey, Assistant Professional Sean
Shaia, Golf Course Superintendent Nick Sinnott and
the staff of both the club and the pro shop.
The 18-Hole Golf League at Long Beach Country
Club urges readers to visit the Rag Top Museum in
downtown Michigan City, where you will see a fantastic collection of automobiles and memorabilia that
could be found while traveling along Route 66.
----submitted by Marci Meyer
Hardly a driver
Is now alive
Who passed
On hills
at 75
Burma-Shave
Past
Schoolhouses
Take it slow
Let the little
Shavers grow
Burma-Shave
A Family Foursome wins the “Arizona” Flight
L to R: Connie Sullivan, Maureen O’Connell, Carol Sullivan, Susie Yemc
Grand Beachers win the “New Mexico” Flight
L to R: Mary I. Donan, Judy Herbstritt, Babs Ward,
Pat Reardon
Winning the “Texas” Flight as they traveled on Route 66
L to R: Elizabeth Greene, Susan Kelley, Nancy Prior,
Kathy Kenefick
The “Oklahoma” Flight has Chicago connections
L to R: Jayne Schirmacher, Jayne Krol, Janet Plecki, Ellen Roche
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10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Featured will be fine
artists and ethnic
crafts, ethnic dancers,
international dancers
and music, Native American reenactors, ethnic food
and a children’s area. Admission is $5/ages 13 and up;
$3/ages 6-12; under 5 yrs. admitted free. Senior citizen tickets are $4 and an entire family can enter for
$20.
Local artist Neil Kienitz will be on hand to autograph his South Shore poster which will be for sale.
Performers for the day include:
Opening Ceremony
In purple kilts, playing bagpipes and drum (Bridget
Cletcher and 3 students) will lead people from the
entrance gate, down the wedding path to the Wedding
Area Stage. Dr. Houck will welcome guests and
Bridget will present a small educational program
with music.
Dance Stage
10 a.m. Flavia Cheng; 10:30 a.m. Tai Chi demonstration; 11 a.m. Nordikids-Swedish; Noon. Ballet
Folklorica-Mexican; 1 p.m. Kazna, Lebanese Mideastern
Belly Dancer; 1:30 p.m. Dancer-Sword Dance; 2 p.m.
Kazna, raks sharki; 2:30 p.m. Mayer School of Irish
Dance; 3 p.m. Chicago; 3:30 p.m. Gingarte Capoeira
(on grass); 4 p.m. Evelyn Lisik, Polish National
Anthem; 4:30 p.m. PRCU Polish Dancers; 5:30 p.m.
Good Time Cloggers
Wedding Stage Area
11 a.m. Diamond Tones (popular dance tunes, jazz);
noon. County Minstrels-Europe & British Isles; 1
p.m. John Watson (Swedish & Scottish); 2 p.m.
Croatian Strings—Junior Tamburitzans; 3 p.m. John
Arama-Romanian traditional and folk; 4 p.m. The
Gemini.
African Garden
There will be some special programs happening at
the African Garden. Check the schedule on Saturday.
Rose Garden
There will be musicians from time to time during
the day near the Rose Garden in the Celebration
Area playing music for those that might wander that
way.
Native American Garden
During the day there will be Native Americans
interpreting life and answering questions as people
visit their area.
Please note: participants mentioned above were
scheduled at time of printing. Additions and other
changes may be made prior to actual date of festival.
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The next Movies in the Park will be held on Fri.,
Sept. 12, at dusk in Washington Park. This collaboration between the City of Michigan City and the
Michigan City Public Library is part of the Task
Force on Literacy. This month’s feature is “The Lord
of the Rings: The Two Towers.” This PG-13 rated
movie is free and will be shown on a screen donated
by AJ Canopy of Michigan City at the Jaycee Stage
in Washington Park. Michiana Resources will have
a concession stand on site with popcorn, sodas and other
tasty treats available at reasonable prices.
Picnic tables will be available, but audience members are welcome to bring their own chairs as well.
It is recommended that blankets or warm sweaters
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Study the Solar System With Your Kids
Purdue University North Central’s Office of
Continuing Education is now offering the class, Solar
System Sleuths at Adler Planetarium. The first class
will meet at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium on Sat., Oct.
11 from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Following classes will be held at the PNC campus
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This class is open to students in grades 4 through 6
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The fee is $144 and includes supplies. Early registration is encouraged and class size is limited.
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The community theater group, Front Porch Players,
will present a one-act play, “Actions Speak Louder Than
Words” at the 1839 Courthouse Museum in Berrien
Springs, Michigan. The single performance will be Sun.,
Sept. 14th, at 3 p.m. (MI time). Admission is free, and
reservations are not required.
The play is based on the American Girl book Meet
Samantha, and was written by American Girl author
Valerie Tripp. The popular American Girl series of books
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In the play, Samantha befriends a lower-class servant girl named Nellie. Front Porch Players is a new
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Sagala, a junior at new Buffalo High School, directs
the play. Although no admission is charged, the cast
of “Actions” will be accepting free-will donations for
the charitable organization, “Food For the Poor.”
For more information, phone the Berrien Springs
Historical Association at 269/471-1202.
Red Cross Sunflower 5K Run/Health Walk
A 5K run and health walk will be held at 9 a.m. on
Sept. 20 in LaPorte. The race will begin and end at
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and the Beechwood golf course.
The event is sponsored by the LaPorte County
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The diversity contained in four unique exhibits at
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be explored in a Gallery Talk by Gregg Hertzlieb, museum director, on Wed., Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the museum.
The museum’s current exhibits, ranging from
French fashion designs to Buddhist sculptures and
paintings, are the most varied to be shown at the Brauer
Museum at one time, Hertzlieb said.
The exhibits include vivid and intensely autobiographical works by Chicago painter Paul Sierra, who
fled Cuba during his childhood, and images of
Northwest Indiana’s industrial landscape by photographer Gary Cialdella.
The four exhibits-- “Returning to Form: Buddhist
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Laurent Designs,” “Drawn from Life: Paintings by Paul
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Oct. 5th.
Brauer Museum is open from 10 am.-5 p.m.,
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; from 10 a.m.-8:30
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and Sunday during the academic year. Admission is
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Author Reading by Harry Mark Petrakis
Harry Mark Petrakis is the author of thirteen
books and has twice been nominated for the National
Book Award in Fiction. He will do a reading from his
novel, Twilight of the Ice, at the Michigan City Public
Library on Sun., Sept. 14 at 2 pm. The public is
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Back in the mid-19th century, when the town of
Michigan City was developing, there were less than
150 hospitals in the entire United States. The average life expectancy in 1900 was 46.7 years. Lake
Michigan, which played such a crucial role in the growth
of Michigan City, also had a great deal of importance
in the early history of health and medicine, and in the
curious founding of Pottawattomie Park.
Dr. Edward G. Blinks, born in Michigan City
January 1, 1869, was one of the first persons to proclaim the healthful aspects of swimming in the chilly
waters of Lake Michigan. As a child he played in
the dunes, and as an adult he bought property along
the lake — years before the land was subdivided
into Long Beach.
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Old-Timey Medicine
Dr. Blinks graduated from Northwestern University
and Baltimore Medical College and then returned to
Michigan City, where he married Florence Tillotson
and went into practice with Dr. Alvin G. Tillotson, his
father-in-law. Dr. Blinks was a strong advocate of exercise. He rode horses daily, swam in the lake often, and
lived to the age of 80.
In 1897 the two doctors, Tillotson and Blinks, built
a hospital on Sixth Street, the first “modern” hospital in the city. They both lived to a ripe old age. Dr.
Tillotson died at the age of 90, in 1937, at which
time he had been the oldest doctor in the state of Indiana.
In 1925, Dr. Frank Warren engaged local architect
Samuel Boonstra to design a six-story office building
on Franklin Street. He named it the Warren Building
and used the top floor for his examining and waiting
rooms.
Dr. Warren had a unique plan for developing a
healthy community. He bought up more than 300
acres of land, including a private beach on Lake
Michigan, and established a set of rules for the future
residents. In the southern section of this parcel, Dr.
Warren founded the town of Pottawattomie Park,
where he built his own home, and required that
every prospective home-owner undergo thorough
Dr. Warren’s health & home package continued
well into the 1930s. John Newcomb, who later bought
the Warren home in Pottawattomie Park and continuously researches the subject, estimates that policy changes came about in the 1940s, after World
War II.
Dr. Frank Warren founded
the town of Pottawattomie
Park, as part of his “Plan to
Live Longer.”
Dr. Frank Warren constructed his own home, a Renaissance-Revival structure,
on a large, beautifully landscaped lot in Pottawattomie Park.
In 1932, Dr. Edward Blinks built this home in Long Beach, on property he
had owned for a long time. The land, he claimed, had been the home of
the original “hermit” whom he and his childhood friends often visited.
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An attractive sign
announces the entrance
to Pottawattamie Park, a
town founded by Dr.
Frank Warren near the
“healing waters” of
Marquette Spring. There
are several variant
spellings of Potawatomi,
the tribe of Indians who
once camped here, but
Dr. Warren’s spelling was
“Pottawattomie Park,”
A patient is posed in one of the x-ray
therapy rooms instituted by Dr. Warren in
the 1930s, years before this type of
treatment was used elsewhere.
physical examinations before being permitted to buy a homesite.
The purchaser’s testing was to be done at the Warren Clinic, and was to
include blood, laboratory and X-ray work, “for it must be known that he is of
at least average health.” Since the health of the purchaser’s family “necessarily enters into” this format, health examinations were also required for the
wife and children of the prospective home-owner.
Believing strongly in the benefits of early detection, Dr. Warren also
required follow-up exams every 90 days, more often if necessary. “The preliminary
examination,” as stated in the brochure, “will consist of every ultimate test
and check-up, such as efficiency tests of the kidney, electrocardiographic
and x-ray examination of the heart and great blood vessels, chemical tests of
the blood for waste products and every refined method of checking up the human
mechanism.”
The home-owners were not to be charged for these services. According to
Dr. Warren’s plan, one-half of all proceeds from the sale of homesites would
be invested in a trust fund, and the returns from investments would cover the
cost of periodic health exams. This plan was to be implemented for 15 years.
On the 6th floor of the Warren Building, still standing in
downtown Michigan City, Dr. Frank Warren had his
medical offices and examining rooms.
Pictured in
front of Dr.
Warren’s
original
home,
Gloria and
John
Newcomb
“It should be distinctly emphasized that you do not
associate this plan with a real estate or medical promotion scheme,” said Dr. Warren. His motivation
was to achieve a long and healthy life for each resident. Under Dr. Warren’s plan, “the mortality rate in
Pottawattomie Park will be much less, and the life
expectancy many times greater than that of any
other community in the country.”
In support of his plan, Dr. Warren quoted statistics
from life insurance companies, and pointed to practices in the Orient where, he contended, “many of the
high-caste orientals pay their doctors to keep them
well, and when they become ill, their doctors’ pay ceases until strength and health have returned.”
The promotional literature emphasized the values of living in communion with Nature, in a parklike setting, far removed from “the present high
speed, artificial life” that was resulting in disease and
premature death. Under his plan, Americans would
return to “the laws of nature, namely, those of relaxation under restful conditions, obtaining quiet, undisturbed sleep, eating proper food, and enjoying healthful recreation and pure air with unrestricted sunshine.”
Medicine
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Continued from Page 33
At the turn of the century, the benefits of “taking
the waters” resulted in the development of numerous
health spas at natural springs and oceanside resorts.
On the shores of Lake Michigan, there were also
practitioners who capitalized on this trend. The Dr.
Leeds Sanitarium, at 4th and Franklin Streets, invited patients to “Come here for Showers, Tub-baths,
Turkish Baths & Hair Dressing.” Dr. Leeds treated
“all diseases except insanity and acute infections,” and
advertised his usage of “electricity and massage.”
He was also the township physician during the 1920s.
Quarantine signs are grim reminders of the diseases later conquered by
immunizations — diphtheria, smallpox, measles, scarlet fever.
The Leeds Building, still standing at 4th and Franklin Streets, was the
location of Dr. Leeds’ Sanitarium. The 1902 building was constructed on
the site of an earlier, 1857, structure.
An old-time operating table is one of the prize possessions of the
county historical museum in Watseka, IL.
Dr. Frank Leeds, the township physician, advertised his “Electric Light
and Cabinet Baths” in the Michigan City directory of 1921-1922.
The LaPorte
County
Historical
Society
Museum has
replicated an
old-time doctor’s office,
with roll-top
desk, medical
instruments
and a caneback wheelchair.
In 1904, St. Anthony Hospital was opened by the Sisters of St. Francis.
The 80-bed hospital cost $80,000. to build, much of which was
donated by Mrs. John H. Barker.
September 11, 2003
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PNC Youth Classes Make Learning Fun!
Purdue University North Central’s Office of
Continuing Education is again offering youth programs
for students in 1st-8th grades. Children of all abilities may join the hands-on learning opportunities to
discover the world around them really works.
These classes unite math and science, language arts
and visual arts. Children are taught by highly qualified and motivated teachers and professionals, all here
to bring fun and learning together.
The MVP: Mind, Vision, Possibility Program
is a unique program for students in grades 6-8. This
fall, young students can register for “Writers Rule!”
a class that explores many genres of writing for
aspiring authors, and “The World Under the Water,”
which has children act as young oceanographers
exploring the mysterious deep.
Wonderful Weekends emphasizes hands-on learning and inquiry for children in grades 1-5. Children
can join “Learning Lab for Young Scientists,” “From
Spongebob to Shakespeare,” “Around the World with
the Magic School Bus,” “May the Force be with You!”
or “Exploring Spanish.”
Super Saturday is a program for academically, creatively and artistically talented children in grades 15. Whether it’s studying tiny things in “Microscopic
Worlds” or painting like a master in “Ready, Set,
(van) Gogh,” kids gain confidence in their abilities. Other
classes include “Living Mathematics,” “Secret Formulas,”
“Rock Hounds, Let’s Roll,” “Wild Safari,” “Young
Survivors,” and “Math Carnival.”
All classes meet Saturdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 8 from 9 a.m.
to noon at the PNC campus. The fee is $129, which
includes supplies and a t-shirt. Children may sign up
with a friend or sibling and both will receive a 10 percent discount. They do not need to enroll in the same
class. Early registration is encouraged, as class size
is limited.
For more information about these courses, phone
872-0527 ext 5343, or visit www.pnc.edu/ce. Registration
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Many different topics can be focused on during a
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The Depot of Beverly Shores Museum
The Beverly Shores Depot Museum is currently displaying the Indiana Historical Society’s exhibition “Who
Do You Think You Are?” The exhibit highlights the different ethnic groups that have played a role in
Indiana’s heritage. Maps, photographs, statistics and
graphics tell the stories of how groups immigrated to
the United States and specifically Indiana. It looks
at why they immigrated and where they chose to
settle in Indiana. This exhibit is a feel-good family outing and runs through September.
The Depot of Beverly Shores Museum and Art
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just north of U.S. 12. Admission is free, donations are
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Meanderin’ with Maggie
Labor Day weekend brought grandson Bill in for a visit on his way to the Harley-Davidson 100th anniversary celebration in Milwaukee. Let’s meander, he said, and see what’s happening. We would end at Bridges
for lunch as we always did when grandkids visited, when the bridge came up for trains and boats. It was still
a seafood delight to lunch there as in the old days. But this was a new day and a new museum beckoned,
Rag Tops. What a museum. . .what a display. . . my first visit opened my eyes to this new Michigan City
attraction. Not only vintage cars telling a history of the 20th century, but recreated service stops, an antique
corner offering collectibles for sale, a gift shop offering memorabilia, and toys that included models of , what
else, Harleys. Wow, this is bigger and more than I expected, said Bill. Me, too.
Harry Anderson, director of Rag Tops, gave me a
quick tour as Bill was drawn to the 1951 Harley
Davidson WL in the roped-off display. Was he imagining sitting in the seat of that hog and burning
some rubber? I had to see a car I knew was in the museum, the 1957 Ford Skyliner retractable hardtop, a car
that my husband and I had owned. We drove it to Mexico
and drew a crowd wrapped in serapes at every local
square, gaping in wonder at what the gringos had
brought as we pushed a button and the top rose out
of the trunk to settle over the car. There must be many
other family memories lurking among these vast collection of cars. Much more notable than the Skyliner,
was the Dragster parked nearby, NHRA winner at
Houston Raceway Park, top-fueled to make 331 mph
in the quarter mile at 4.3 seconds when its parachute opened to brake its stop. (Dragsters, and Harry
Anderson is one, will know the proper way to say this.)
A big draw is the ‘68 Dodge Charger, the General
Lee from the Dukes of Hazard show of the 70’s. “This
was the car that every kid wanted at that time,”
Harry Anderson said. Grandson Bill was no exception.
As a young boy, Bill lived near Soledad Canyon in
California where he had seen the corps of cars used
in the televised show, waiting for their turn at the highflying stunts. He rubbed his hand at the bumps and
dents still there under the paint.
Kids are high on the
list of attractions and
events planned for the
future at Rag Tops
Harry Anderson added.
The back room is being
readied for 30 or 40 more
cars that he and Dennis
Moron, founder and
director of the board that
manages the not-for-profit museum, were on their
way to see that weekend at the Auburn auction, with an expanded
area available for birthBozo invites the kids to
day parties and other celcome on in. . .
Classic 1951 Harley Davidson WL.
General Lee, ‘68 Dodge Charger of Dukes of Hazzard fame.
Harry Anderson, director, with his favorite, a 1928 Rolls Royce.
ebrations complete with Chuckie Cheese Show. Plans
for the future include educational programs for schools
and seminars on car care. Something for everyone at
Rag Tops, including a new Lionel train set-up for train
devotees. This is one local attraction that is definitely going to attract. Open every day from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
September 11, 2003
The Summer Solstice, 605 Franklin Street,
Michigan City.
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“It’s time to open your shop,” her husband said. That’s just what Brenda
Selbach did, joining with Kim Conoon to open The Summer Solstice
at 605 Franklin Street, Michigan City on June 21st. Open the door and
you enter another world, soft music, a wafting scent in the air, new
age eclectic everywhere you look. Local artists have found it, too. . .an
angel painted by beacher Eleanor Condon heralds Diagon Alley and
there they are, broomsticks waiting for Harry Potter fans against the
wall. Striking, starkly beautiful matted photos by Judge Robert
Gilmore hang by the door, art in architecture found by his inspired eye.
Artist Jenny Trainor adds her creations in fused glass, striking flares
of color in plates, vases and jewelry. Betsy Opyt, Miss Indiana of
2001, has introduced her line of light-catching beaded jewelry.
Of
course, if its
new age,
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candles and
oils, music
and books,
and much,
much more,
including
herbal teas.
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favorite,
Brenda
said, with
All things organic, earth friendly, spirit warming.
its hint of
licorice; Sniffle Tea with elderberries and yarrow is a choice for winter colds. For drying skin, try Sun Dog Hand Cake. Of course, since
this is my bent, I was drawn to a small carved soapstone angel from
Kenya. Summer Solstice opened on the summer solstice, and has yearround plans including meditation and drum circles. Come holiday time,
find earth-friendly musical instruments for children. For any time, gift
baskets can be gathered to order. Open every day except Sundays, a
Meet and Greet event is however planned for Sunday, September
21st, from 4 to 6 p.m. Be prepared to love every minute you spend . .
.there’s Shanti, Shanti, Shanti in the air.
An angel painted by Eleanor Condon.
Stop in at The Framing Station at 912 Franklin
with an eye on holiday times ahead. All framed artwork is now on sale. Check out the CD’s that offer over
1750 images of old Michigan City, area scenes and historical documents; all can be printed out, suitable for
framing, great accents for your home or gifts. Look
for new posters in the room lined with posters proclaiming the charm of South Shore, Chicago and
New York World’s Fair scenes. Think ahead to preserving
memories of a special event in a shadow-box frame
designed by award-winning JoAnne Finney. Take
advantage of advice for all your custom framing from
experts at The Framing Station, 912 Franklin
Street, Michigan City.
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Due to the overwhelming public response to the
Northern Indiana Center for History’s “Veiled Illusion:
Vintage Bridal Gowns in the Oliver Mansion,” the exhibition will be extended through Sept. 28.
Set against the backdrop of the exquisite rooms of
the Oliver Mansion, 20 elegant bridal gowns from the
Center for History’s collection are shown in a series
of delightful scenes.
Admission to the exhibit is $8/adults, $6.50/senior
citizens (60+), $5/children 2-17 & college students. Tours
are offered Tuesday-Saturday at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and
2 p.m.; Sundays 1 & 2 p.m. The Northern Indiana Center
for History is located at 808 W. Washington St.,
South Bend. For more information, phone 574/2359664 or log onto www.centerforhistory.org
Museum Features Permanent Collection
The LaPorte County Historical Society Museum displays thousands of objects, all donated by individuals and families, which collectively tell the history of
LaPorte County. The Pioneer Log Cabin display contains furniture and household items originally made
and used by the settlers in the 1830s. A Victorian period parlor, dining room, and bed chamber show the styles
of the late 1800s. Other exhibits of antique porcelain
dolls, toys, farming tools, and the W.A. Jones Collection
of Ancient Weapons are perennial favorites.
Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.4:30 p.m. The museum is located in the County
Complex building in downtown LaPorte, behind the
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PNC Offers SAT Review Courses
High school students who want to prepare for the
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) can find help through
special classes offered this fall by Purdue University
North Central’s Office of Continuing Education. The
SAT results are used by many colleges and universities
to determine admission and also as a basis for many
scholarship programs.
SAT Review Verbal Section meets one Monday
and one Wednesday on Oct. 6 & 8, from 6-9 p.m.
SAT Review Math Section meets one Monday and one
Wednesday on Oct. 13 & 15, from 6-9 p.m. The cost
of each section is $89; however, students may sign up
for both sections for $158.
To register, phone 872-0527 ext. 5343, or visit
www.pnc.edu/ce. Registration forms can also be found
on this Web site.
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Oil Painting Portrait Workshop
The Art Barn is hosting an oil painting portrait workshop Sept. 15-19 by Harry Ahn. He believes that
portraiture is the most exciting of any subject matter attempted by an artist. The workshop will begin
with a portrait demonstration from the model focusing on the basics of anatomy, placement of values, color,
mixing and design.
Harry Ahn was born in North Korea. He got his initial training in art in Seoul and later studied in
Canada. Since 1990, Ahn has taught at Andrews
University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. He has
had numerous exhibitions and awards including,
most recently, best Korean portrait painter in the U.S.
In addition to the workshop, Harry Ahn is the featured
artist for the month of September.
The Art Barn is located at 695 North 400 East,
Valparaiso; phone them at 219/462-9009 to register,
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While I was doing my usual surfing ritual preparing for this week’s column, I came across the term, “the
deep web.” Not exactly certain what it meant, I soon
found myself on a search index page at profusion.com.
Here, a vertical list of subjects, beginning with Arts
& Humanities and ending with Web lead to all sorts
of stuff for the information-seeker. I decided to look
up hints on cleaning brass drawer pulls.
At profusion.com, I clicked the subject link, “Living,”
which led me to the subjects, “consumer tips and
how-to.” At the how-to index search box, I typed in “clean
brass.” The deep search utility then came up with nine
website choices. Does it sound like a lot of clicking to
you so far? Maybe so, and maybe not. In what seemed
a snap, I was at doityourself.com, where I found
enough information about cleaning brass than I ever
needed to know. All of it was interesting and informative,
and after I learned about using vinegar and salt I moved
on to silver cleaning. I’ll spare the details here except
to tell you that sterling and rubber is a very bad
combination. Curious, I stuck around doityourself.com
a little longer to read about recipes for homemade cleaners, stain removers, and air fresheners. I learned a
half-dozen creative uses for fabric softener sheets, too.
They act like a magnet to pick up dog and cat fur and
they also repel mosquitoes that hang around your patio.
You may have heard of DoItYourself.com because
the website is listed as one of Time magazine’s top 50
choices. I guess I took the roundabout route to find
this handy site, which I immediately book marked for
future reference. By the way, this website recommends local contractors to contact for remodeling
and other jobs, but I could not find any in our area.
Local contractors—and that includes handypersons,
wallpaper hangers, painters, etc. may want to register
their names and services at this site as an extra
marketing tool.
I’m not sure if profusion.com is any faster or better than a Google search, but the former did lead me
directly to non-commercial type choices. I like the idea
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of a subject index for searches, and my home-page from
day one continues to be the Westchester (Chesterton)
Public Library subject index (http://wpl.in.us). Google
is nice and handy and has a variety of new bells and
whistles, including a Google toolbar that blocks popups and can be installed on your computer. But I think
every surfer should also have a “deep web” search index
book marked for ready reference, too. I rarely use
Boolean searches but I’ll attempt to tackle a few and
then provide you with a how-to-do-it in a future column.
I’m preparing to take another long-distance trip soon.
I’ve spent a great deal of time researching airline and
car rental fares and have found the website,
Johnnyjet.com a big help. Call it a deep web search
tool for all things travel. This website is recommended by so many big media (USA Today, MSNBC,
etc) that it’s probably already on your list of bookmarks.
I’ve booked my airline tickets, but it took me an hour
or more of searching individual airline sites, and
sites such as Orbitz, Smarter Living, Travel Hunters
and Travelocity for best buys. As of this writing, I’m
still working on the car rental part. I found—and then
lost—a great site that gave me the total cost of a car
rental. Most of the sites give only the base price. You
can get the percentages of all the other tacked-on fees
but you need a calculator to figure out the total car
rental cost. Quite by accident, I discovered that I
could get a total cost estimate by entering a bid at
Priceline.com. That is not how Priceline wants you to
use their website, of course, but it helped me figure
out what I needed to know. Meanwhile, I’m still trying to locate the website that lists numerous car
rental companies along with a complete breakdown
of the additional taxes and fees. If you know which
one I mean, I would appreciate hearing from you.
Readers who use car rental services would appreciate knowing the web address and I’ll pass the information on to you in a later column.
(Questions, comments can be sent to [email protected] with “cyberscribbles” in the subject header).
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The Sand Creek Labor Day Celebration was held
in Chesterton August 30 and was the largest dining
room I’ve ever seen, with green green grassy fairways
underfoot surrounded by sand traps galore. Those sand
traps quickly became great big sandpiles for little kids
to enjoy. My friend/foodstuff staff Pat Latchford (yes,
she has changed the name Pat Thorne back to her yearslong name) went along and had just as much fun and
food as I did.
The outdoor dining room was made up of cheerful
tents filled with lovely wafting aromas. It was the most
pleasant summer day we’d had, weather-wise, for
more than a week – now, that’s a good omen. Station
The Ultimate Picnic
One, among the putting greens, was titled The South
and contained a whole hog roasted with citrus and
apples, then finely shredded and served on a bun with
Jack Daniels BBQ. There were delicate fried green tomatoes as well as what they called whole dill pickles –
big chunks of spicy cucumber on a stick like a lollipop.
I’ve wanted to taste a roasted hog for years – it was
certainly worth waiting for (sorry, Beacher readers,
I didn’t get the recipe). That station was decorated with
a headless manikin wearing a belle-of-the-ball gown
– As you see, Pat Latchford provided the perfect
head for the photo.
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Next, Station Two, The Heartland. Herb roasted chicken that looked divine but I passed it up for bratwurst
and German style kraut, also on the table. With that,
I tried the cole slaw and an old Midwest favorite, green
bean casserole topped by crispy onions. It was perfect,
of course.
At the third station The Southwest theme included beer braised ribs, pinto beans, jicama & cilantro
slaw and cheddar chipotle cornbread. That appeared
to be the most popular station with the longest line
of all. Staff Pat tried the ribs and raved, but I missed
them early in the evening, then the lines became
much too long – extending into the sand bunkers. There
was a huge crowd at this event.
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My favorite was station four, New England Clam
Bake. Oyster bar, boiled potatoes, corn on the cob,
steamed clams and mussels, peel and eat shrimp –
all, of course, with great red sauces. I overloaded on
that one and enjoyed every morsel. Of course, I needed a locker room shower when I was through with all
those finger-lickin’ goodies, but I didn’t get it.
Now that’s only a few of the foods available on or
near the putting greens. There were also goodies
like sweet and sour cucumbers, baked macaroni and
cheese, melons, ice cream treats and pastries for
dessert. It went on and on. A yummy Labor Day celebration.
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Picnic Continued from Page 45
But the big party wasn’t all about food, of course.
The annual event also included a huge tent to house
the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra. Beginning
before dark, they performed a variety of classical as
well as popular music like Euryanthe Overture,
Symphonie Espagnole, International Dixieland
Jamboree, La Bamba, and Sargeant Peppers. Great
audio equipment made it sound like we were indoors
at Orchestra Hall. As the sky darkened, spectacular
fireworks began to light up the universe over and beyond
#5 fairway, as hundreds of us oohed and aahed.
A lovely tradition, all of it, but as you know, my number-one-favorite was that food. Hundreds of us guests
thank Chef Travis Dale and his notable staff for the
huge and marvelous picnic and all the great non-foodstuff that went with it.
Orchestra members warming up for the lovely concert
SOUTHERN FRIED GREEN TOMATOES
1 c. stone-ground white cornmeal (available in specialty food shops)
6 green tomatoes, cut into thick slices
2 T. olive oil
4 T. unsalted butter
1/2 c. firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 c. chopped fresh coriander or Italian parsley
freshly ground black pepper to taste
Dip the tomato slices into the cornmeal, coating
them well on both sides. Heat the oil and butter
in a heavy skillet. Add the tomato slices in one layer
(you will need to fry them in several batches).
Sprinkle the tops with brown sugar and sauté over
medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Turn the slices
and sprinkle with more brown sugar. Continue cooking until the sugar caramelizes. Watch carefully so they don’t brown. Turn once more to caramelize.
Remove to a warm platter and sprinkle with the
coriander and a few grindings of black pepper.
September 11, 2003
Florence Farris and Harold Hendricks of Valparaiso, sister and husband
of viola player in Symphony orchestra
Impressive audio equipment from Center Stage Music in Michigan City
Chef Travis Dale
cooked a great
dinner for hundreds
of guests.
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and loved him with a profound sense of sadness and
loss.
He leaves two daughters, Leslie R. Rylee (Robert)
of New York City, and Whitney R. Savignano (Nicola)
of Beverly Farms, MA and three grandsons: Preston
Rylee, Michela Savignano and Costantino Savignano.
A brother, Richard who resides in San Diego, CA
and a sister, Jean Reiter of Goshen, NY also survive.
Mr. Romoser was a graduate of the Haverford
School and Yale University and was a U.S. Army
veteran. He worked for more than 30 years as a trust
officer and later as a Vice President of the Northern
Trust Company Bank in Chicago. In addition to his
family, Mr. Romoser leaves many loving friends and
his two most devoted companions, his dogs Lollypop
and Aleka.
A memorial service was held in his honor on Sun.,
Sept. 7 on the beach at Stop 38, Michiana, Michigan,
with many family and friends present. In lieu of
flowers, donations can be made in his name to the
Washington Park Zoological Society, 115 Lake Shore
Dr., Michigan City, IN 46360. Attn: Lane Theriac,
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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
10:30 a.m. WALK WITH THE PRAIRIE CLUB. The
Prairie Club would like you to join them for an adventure in the dunes. Meet at the Nature Center to view
the one hour Prairie Club video which explores the
history of the club. Afterwards, everyone is invited to
bring a lunch to Wilson Shelter, followed by hikes of
varying lengths and difficulty.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
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Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology will
be available to answer questions regarding archaeology and to assist visitors in identifying any objects
they may wish to bring in. At 1:30 p.m., Mr. Mangold
will give a short talk on the prehistory of Indiana.
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“Little Jewels”, a series of watercolor paintings
by James F. McComb, will be featured at an opening
reception for the artist at the Musikantow GalleryStudio in Hesston, on Sat., Sept. 13, 3-7 p.m. The show
will run through Oct. 4th. The Musikantow Gallery
is located at 10411 N 200 E, Hesston (about 1/2 mile
north of the Heston Bar and Grill on the grounds of
a retired riding stable).
McComb’s “Little Jewels” have a particular resonance in the Michiana area as they speak to the
smaller scale and pleasures of this locale. They bring
close-up many of the easily overlooked gems that
dot the local countryside.
This year, three of McComb’s works were selected
for the Lakeland Regional Health Center. The painting featured in McComb’s Watercolor Workshop ad in
the Harbor Country Guide was purchased for the
new Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University.
Other work appears in the collection at Northwestern
Memorial in Chicago as well as collections around the
U.S. and Mexico City.
McComb and his wife Alene Valkanas divide time
between their home in Chicago, where she directs The
Illinois Arts Alliance, and their Union Pier home in
Michigan. For more information, phone 219/7789828 or 269/469-6434.
Annual Fall Plant Sale
On Sat., Sept. 13, in addition to their annual
Ethnic Festival, International Friendship Gardens will
also hold its Annual Fall Plant Sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
The Ladies of the Gardens Guild will offer many
plants suitable for fall planting. All of the ladies are
Master Gardeners and will help customers to select
plants best suited for your yards and gardens.
The entrance to IFG is on U.S. 12, just east of
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September 11 — Writer’s Rendezvous. 6 pm at the
Michigan City Public Library. New members invited
to attend. Visit the web site www.mclib.org
September 11-15 — “Swimming Pool.” A film by
Francois Orzxon starring Charlotte Rampling. Thurs.
& Fri., 6:30 pm; Sat & Sun 4:30 & 7 pm; Mon 6:30 pm.
Rated R. Eng. & French language with subtitles.
Also showing: “Whale Rider.” Thurs & Fri., 9 pm; Sat
& Sun 2 & 9:30pm; Mon 9 pm. Rated PG-13. Vickers
Theatre, 6 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI. 269/7563522 or www.vickerstheatre.com
September 12 — Movies in the Park. “The Lord of
the Rings: The Two Towers” will be shown for free at
the Jaycee Stage in Washington Park, MC. Bring
blankets or chairs if you wish; picnic tables will be set
up. The movie is rated PG-13. A concessions stand will
be available. This program is a collaboration between
the City of Michigan City and the Michigan City
Public Library.
September 12 — “American Klezmer.” Stage show
at The Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr., Three Oaks,
MI. 8 pm (MI time). This original musical follows a
lively group of itinerant musicians moving from
Eastern Europe to America in 1910. Tix $15; reservations 269/756-3879 or purchased at the door.
September 12-13 — Farmer ’s Market at the
Schoolhouse Shop. Furnessville. Just north of US
20. 10 am-4 pm each day. Info 219/926-1551.
September 13 — Farmer’s Market. 8th & Washington
streets, Michigan City. 7:30 am-1 pm.
September 13 — New-to-You Paperback Exchange.
10 am-noon at the Michigan City Public Library.
Bring in new or almost new paperbacks and trade them
for new-to-you books. Open to all ages.
September 13 — Annual Fall Plant Sale at
International Friendship Gardens. 8 am-4 pm. Ladies
of the Gardens Guild, all Master Gardeners, will
help you select. Use Gardens entrance on US 12,
just east of Liberty Trail. Info 878-9885 or 874-6359.
September 13 — 7th Annual Ethnic Festival at
International Friendship Gardens. 10 am-5:30 pm.
Musical performances and demonstrations, ethnic
food & a special children’s area. See schedule elsewhere
in this issue. Use entrance on US 12, east of Liberty
Trail. Adm. $3/ages 6-12; $5/13 and over; $4/seniors
60 & over; $20/families. Info 878-9885.
September 13 — Second Saturday Open Mic at the
Old School Community Center. 7-9 pm; doors open at
6:30 pm for set-up. Adm. $2 donation includes slice
of pizza & beverage. Share your talent or enjoy the
show. Info 879-3845.
September 13 — The Weird sisters on stage at
The Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Dr., Three Oaks,
MI. Backed by The Strange Brothers jazz musicians.
8 pm (MI time). Not appropriate for children or less
sensitive viewers. Tix $15; reservations 269/7563979 or at the door. See story this issue.
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September 14 — Author Reading by Harry Mark
Petrakis. 2 pm at the Michigan City Public Library.
The author will read from his ninth novel, Twilight
of the Ice.
September 16 — Michiana Amateur Computer
Society meeting. 7 pm at the Michigan City High
School, Room 142. Presentation followed by q & a session. Public invited to attend.
Places to Visit:
Barker Mansion, 631 Washington St., Michigan City.
Guided tours on Mon-Fri, 10 am, 11:30 am. Adm.
$4/adults, $2/kids 18 and under, free/kids under 3.
Beverly Shores Depot Museum and Art Gallery. In
the Gallery: artists Valerie Taglieri & Ron Wenekes”Twilight Fragment.” In the museum: photo exhibit
of the old Beverly Shores School. Phone 871-0832.
Door Prairie Auto Museum. Located one mile south
of LaPorte on US 35. Hours 10 am-4:30 pm, Tues-Sat;
noon-4:30 pm Sun. 219/326-1337 or www.dpautomuseum.com
Great Lakes Museum of Military History, 360
Dunes Plaza, Michigan City. Info 872-2702 or on the
web at www.militaryhistorymuseum.org
International Friendship Gardens. Hwy. 12 just east
of Liberty Trail, Michigan City. Featuring gardens of
many nations and wooded foot trails. Open MayOct., Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No adm. charge, however, donations accepted. 878-9885.
LaPorte County Historical Museum, county complex in downtown LaPorte, Indiana. Hours 10 am-4:30
pm, Tues-Sat. Adm. free; donations welcome. 219/3266808, ext. 276 or www.lapcohistsoc.org.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 720 Franklin St.,
Michigan City. Interim location until new building is
ready. Phone 874-4900. New exhibits: Emerging
Artists and Recent Work by Area Artists Association.
New Buffalo Railroad Museum, 530 S. Whittaker
St., New Buffalo, MI. Open Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm;
Sat-Sun, 10 am-3 pm (MI time). Info 269/469-5409.
Old Lighthouse Museum, Washington Park, Michigan
City. Open Tues-Sun, 1-4 pm. Adm. $2/adults, $1/kids
grades 9-12, 50 cents/kids grades 1-8, free to preschoolers. Group tours available, phone 872-6133. Closed
January and February.
Rag Tops Museum of Michigan City. 209 W. Michigan
Blvd. A collection of classic, antique & unusual vehicles & memorabilia. Open every day 10 am-7 pm. Adm.
$6/adults, $5/sen.cit., $4/kids, free/under age 3. 8781514.
The Depot of Beverly Shores Museum and Art
Gallery, 525 Broadway, Beverly Shores, IN. Adm.
free, donations welcome. Open Sat. & Sun, 1-4 pm from
May-November. Info about museum, 874-5322; info
about gallery, 872-4185.
Farther Afield:
September 14 — “Actions Speak Louder Than
Words.” Play presented by the Front Porch Players.
3 pm at the 1839 Courthouse Museum, Berrien
Springs, Michigan. Adm. is free. The play is based on
the American Girl book series. Info 269/471-1202.
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September 11, 2003
Travels with Charley:
Steamboat Docked on Labor Day Due to Mishap at Hesston
by Charles McKelvy
We begin with the earnest hope that this finds
the owner of the famous Hesston steamboat, one
Jim Kincaide, fully recovered from the mishap he suffered at the Hesston Steam Museum on Labor Day
in the rain.
According to various Hesston volunteers, Kincaide,
who lives in Elkhart, slipped and fell on the rain-slicked
deck, badly cutting his arm. Hesston, of course, was
well-prepared for such an emergency, and the duty fire
truck transported Kincaide through the mud to the
gate where an ambulance was waiting to whisk him
to the hospital.
Again, we pray, Mr. Kincaide, that your injury
was minor and that you are completely on the mend,
and that you and your marvelous steamboat will be
back next Labor Day to grace Hesston’s Duck Lake.
For indeed Labor Day 2003 seemed incomplete
without the majestic sight of the number 4 lifeboat
from the Great Lakes steamer Alabama plying the still
waters of a lake that seems to attract more swans and
Canada geese than ducks.
I know I was mightily disappointed as I arrived midday on Labor Day for Hesston’s annual Steam Show
extravaganza only to see a fire truck with its emergency flashers come dashing out of the grounds
toward the gate.
Jim Kincaide installed this boiler on lifeboat number 4 from
the Great Lakes steamer ALABAMA.
The only thing missing on Labor Day was Jim Kincaide
at the helm of his steamboat.
I reckoned that a visitor might have had a heart
attack or something and headed on over to Duck
Lake for my long overdue date with the steamboat.
I had every intention of putting my old sealegs back
into gear and riding the boat for a turn or two around
the lake, and, of course, interviewing Jim Kincaide
about how he restored the boat.
But then, as I was dodging the mud puddles, I
heard the following announcement over Hesston’s
intercom: “There will be no more steamboat rides
today.”
A view from the helm.
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I went over for a look at the boat anyway, but
there was no one about, so I figured sea service at
Hesston had been annulled due to the rain. Although
that didn’t really make much sense, because I could
see that lifeboat number 4 had a canopy over her boiler and benches.
I certainly did not connect the ambulance at the gate
with the cancellation of cruises on Duck Lake.
At least not until sometime later when I was heading over to Hesston Junction for a ride through the
rain on the Flying Dutchman Scenic Railroad with the
hopes of spotting a wild turkey or two. I glanced
over at the steamboat and saw a Hesston official
heading down the gangway toward the boat.
So I followed after him and explained that I had come
to Hesston in hopes of writing a feature for The
Beacher on the steamboat.
A pair of swans patrol Duck Lake.
The steamboat is duly registered in Indiana.
“He stripped it down and beat out the dents in the
hull,” the Hesston man said. He added that Jim
Kincaide installed the boiler on a boat that was not
originally equipped with one.
He then reminded me that before the steamboat saw
service in Duck Lake, it was put on static display next
to the steam crane with its boiler fired up and screw
turning.
Labor Day 2003 marked either the third or fourth
year that Mr. Kincaide’s marvelous steamboat added
a nautical dimension to the Steam Show.
I went aboard the steamboat to take the requisite
photos for this article, and as I sat there under the
canopy I could feel Jim Kincaide’s pride in his craft.
Everything was ship-shape and ready for an admiral’s
inspection, and the only thing missing was the skipper.
Again, we pray that this will find him fully recovered and back at the helm of his mighty steamboat.
The steamboat awaits the return of her skipper.
He told me of the unfortunate accident that had just
befallen Mr. Kincaide and offered to provide as many
facts about the boat as he could.
For starters, he explained, Jim Kincaide acquired
the lifeboat some five or six years ago and lovingly
restored it to its present pristine condition, complete
with new wooden benches for passengers, a canopy
and a boiler.
Ed. update: It has been reported that Jim had 15 stitches in his injured
arm and is resting at home. This photo was taken the day
before the rain came down.
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NEWCOMB PUBLIC AUCTION
Sunday, September 14, 2003 • Starting at 11:00 am
Pinola Grange Hall, LaPorte, IN 46350
DIRECTIONS: From downtown LaPorte, take St. Rd. 2 West 5 miles to corner of County Road 500 West & St. Rd. 2 West.
ANTIQUE COLLECTIBLE FURNITURE - WICKER & MISSION OAK
Poplar wood 2-dr. Jelly Cabinet; Jacobean style coffee table; beautiful 10' oak Harvest table w/crankin leaves (very ornate) w/(5) chairs & (1) captain chair; oak buffet - very ornate in A-1 cond. w/silverware drawer & 5' linen drawer (great piece); Piecrust 6-legged table - very nicely ornate; oak Hall Tree;
Mission oak bookcase; Mission oak plant stand; oak double glass door hutch w/bottom storage; Frenchstyle Child’s make-up table w/full length mirror w/side mirrors; Ladies size rocker w/pull-out footrest, tapestry upholstered; 30’s circa Fainting Couch; oak tri-fold make-up dresser w/drawers; 40’s circa Art Deco
Kneehole dresser w/top mirror & beautiful applique; full size bed w/matching chest of drawers w/wicker inlay; 4-shelf oak bookcase; velvet chair w/footstool; Fanback Wicker sofa w/(2) matching arm
chairs, all stuffed cushions in black & white pattern also matching side table & magazine rack; Sheepskin
rug; (2) oil lamps; floral inlay table top server; wooden handcarved Fox; Nude Angel Blowing Horn clock
- 1886; Marbletop Harp table; (8) 50’s circa Bentwood chairs; (5) Tapestry Runners for table top of various colors; octagon poker table w/Barrel Bottom; (2) oak shoeshine tables; quilt rack; (4) Ice Cream Parlor chairs; white Wicker table w/(2) chairs; (2) 50’s
circa style Smoke Stands; oak washstand w/harp towel bar; G.E. old Top Coil refrigerator; white Wicker rocker; several old hat boxes and beautiful old hats;
oak needlepoint Firescreen; small camel back trunk; Pomeroy No. 1 oak case shoeholder, wall mount; oak slot stool; 50’s circa dropleaf lamp table w/end
table; copper-faced door Dentist Display Case w/oak frame (unique piece); 4' x 3' wardrobe cabinet; wind-up Clock in Half-Barrel (dated 1905).
CHINA - CRYSTAL - GLASS BOWLS - GLASSWARE
Haviland Bavarian Germany china - (108) pieces complete dinner set, service for 16 w/coffee server, creamer & sugar,
salads, desserts, vegetable & several other serving pieces; double handle crystal Ice Bucket; lots of crystal vases; (24)
pieces of white Hobnail glassware; (12) pieces of Blue Hobnail - some w/lace edges; 3-tier crystal candelabrum on
pedestal; (2) Gone With The Wind Lamps w/brass bottom converted to electric; Fenton Blue vase; Shirley Temple pitcher & bowl; (5) pink Depression plates; pedestal cake plate; covered crystal candy dish; Staffshire England Bull Dogs;
copper coffee urn w/matching creamer & sugar; 30’s circa Shaving Mug w/mirror; several ground-stopper decanters;
Watt Pitcher; Mickey Mouse 1976 Talking Figure; several old syrup pitchers; (7) yellow Fiesta plates; approx. (24) assorted coffeepot collection including Spongeware, White Enamel, Iron Handle, Graniteware and lots more; several pieces
Lennox wine, water glasses, cocktail glasses and more.
BEER-A-RAMA - OLD PARLOR GAMES - POPCORN MACHINE
1960’s special tabletop commercial popcorn popper; (2) neon lights - Bass Lite, Miller; Jack Daniels thermometer; Pabst wall adv.; Bush Bavarian Beer Skin
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wooden pinball board game; (2) Jack-in-Box games; 21⁄2 x 21⁄2 wall picture adv. Heilman Beer from the 1930’s; (4) Drewrey’s glasses; Falstaff glasses; McCoy
wine decanter; wooden wine barrel in mahogany w/(12) carved mugs.
RAILROAD COLLECTIBLES - PRIMITIVES - ADVERTISING THERMOMETERS
4-light Adlake switch lantern; also Arlington Resses switch lantern; O.T. Ham. No. #20 kerosene hooded lantern; N.Y.C.S.
21⁄2' tall oiler; broadax; (3) hay knives - bow saw - hay saw - single tree - log tongs; sausage grinder; old wood beam
drill press; R.R. red lantern; Aladdin kerosene lantern; Diltz 8-day lantern w/red globe (damaged); 21⁄2 doz. egg crates,
wooden trapper’s basket w/ wood wheels; approx. (45) adv. thermometers, some w/bubble fronts, lots from LaPorte
& Michigan City areas; ship’s lantern; wooden wringer w/double washstand.
GOLF CLUBS - TOOLS - MISCELLANEOUS
Wilson Pinehurst fiberglass shaft - spoon, driver, Brussie set (all restored); Black & Decker Power miter 10'' compound miter saw; Craftsman 12'' x 5 bandsaw; Sears 3-sp. benchtop drill press; Duracraft 4'' belt sander w/disc sander; misc. handsaws, chisels, woodworking tools; Rockwell 1946 scroll saw; Stanley
296 plane; No. #5 Stanley hack saw; Miller Falls brace & bit; (2) 4' levels; Mikita Sawsall w/case; 1⁄2 drive socket set; 1⁄4 hp buffer motor; Wen 1⁄2 hp dual wheel
grinder; Craftsman wet wheel knife sharpener; Stanley #103 plane; (3) misc. planes; Black & Decker Rower Guide; DeWalt jigsaw; 4'' Mikita belt and much
more.
POOL FURNITURE - PATIO SET - EXERCISING EQUIPMENT
Large oval glass top green patio table with (6) swivel rocking chairs & umbrella.
Partial Listing - Call for complete sale bill.
Owners: John & Gloria Newcomb
TERMS: Cash or approved check with proper ID. Not responsible for accidents or items after sold. All items sold as is
without any guarantee. Statements made day of auction take precedence over all printed matter. FOOD AVAILABLE
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PERSONAL SERVICES
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Anything which can be used or sold to benefit several local charities.
For more information Call Ed. Campion Sr. - Phone 219/879-2934
NEED A NERD? - We offer personable, responsive on-site PC repair and
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WEDDINGS YOUR WORDS YOUR WAY
Experienced, ordained minister will create and officiate a ceremony that reflects your dreams and ideals. Any location. Rev.
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CAN REPAIR MOST “WINDOWS” BASED HOME COMPUTERS.
Call 219/362-7543 for more information.
MOTHER OF THREE WILL BABY-SIT
Non-smoking environment — Call Lisa at 219/898-0714.
BUBBLE’S LAUNDRY
1514 Michigan Blvd — 219/879-3833 — Open 6am - 9pm
Relax, we can take care of washing your clothes, linens, etc.
Drop off service 75 per lb (fmin 15 lbs.). We will wash, dry and fold
for you. Ironing service also available. Bring in your shits, pants,
dresses, linens, etc. Leave it to the best in town.
UPHOLSTERY
Holidays Are Coming - Get Ready Now!
Reasonable Prices - 25 years experience - Call Barb at 219/872-2695
LEARNING - INSTRUCTION
PUBLIC SCHOOL MUSIC TEACHER.
Lessons / Entertainment — Call 219/872-1217.
CLEANING - HOUSEKEEPING
FINISHING TOUCH: Residential & Specialty Cleaning Service
Professional - Insured - Bonded - Uniformed
#1 in Customer Satisfaction. Phone 219/872-8817.
CLEAN FOR A DAY CLEANING SERVICE - Home or Business
Pressure Wash Decks & Houses — Insured & Bonded
Call Wendy at 219/861-0458. — Email [email protected]
PERSONAL TOUCH CLEANING — Homes - Condos - Offices.
Day and afternoons available. - Call Darla at 219/879-2468.
When You Want Perfection - Insured & Bonded
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J.P. 219-877-7300 — Email: [email protected]
SMILIN’ STOP 2 BEACHER - Reliable cleaning lady avail for
commercial & residential. Reasonable.
Excellent local beach references. Call 219/874-8264
BEACHSIDE HOUSE CLEANING
Serving The Beach Community - Reliable. References available
Call Shelly at 219/362-4189.
SUNSHINE CLEANING SERVICE
Weekly - Bi-weekly - Monthly - One time — Call 219/898-1396.
FINAL TOUCH — House cleaning. Window washing.
Painting & yrd work. - 2/9/879-1429.
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For Free Estimates, Call 219/362-7129, or 219/926-0409.
EVENTS
CHEROKEE PIPE CIRCLE - Everyone Is Welcome To Come Pray & Sing.
2ND Monday Of Each Month; SEPT. 8TH/OCT 13TH. - 7:00-9:00 p.m.
The Michigan City Fish & Game Club, 3091 East Michigan Blvd.,
Michigan City. No one is refused for lack of donation. Donation is $5.00
+ tobacco. Bring a drum or rattle if you have one. Also, a pillow or blanket to sit on. Any questions, call Laura, 219/878-1769.
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QUALITY CARPENTRY: Expert remodeling of kitchens, bathrooms.
Also: doors, windows, skylights, ceramic tile, drywall, decks & repairs.
Small jobs welcome. Call Ed at 219/878-1791.
HANDYMAN - Antenna service. Phone & TV jacks. House wiring.
Sinks. Toilets. Countertops. Carpentry. Full house rehab work.
Beach Stairway Repair & Refurbishing.
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All types of siding. Soffit, fascia, decks, roofing - including rubber.
Concrete flat work, painting, etc. Fully insured
For Free Estimate Call 219/851-2722.
GENERAL CONTRACTORS
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WE WELCOME SMALL JOBS - FREE ESTIMATES.
PAINTING-DRYWALL-WALLPAPER
THE A & L PAINTING COMPANY — INTERIOR & EXTERIOR
20-YEARS EXPERIENCE References. Reasonable.
We also Power Wash, Seal & Paint Decks. Ph. 219/778-4145.
PROFESSIONAL FINISHES - 219/326-6175, or 219/363-1812
Interior/exterior Painting - Wallpaper removal
Pressure Washing - Deck Sealing
20 Years experience - references available
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Custom Woodwork - Custom Decorating - Hang/Finish Drywall
25-Years experience. Insured. Ph. 219/326-8512.
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Small Jobs Welcome — Call 219/874-5279
ALL BRIGHT PAINTING - Interior/exterior. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Free estimates. Licensed & insured. 219/879-7199.
WARREN PAINTING & PRESSURE WASH - Interior & Exterior.
Decks washed & sealed - Free estimates — Call 219/872-6424
MAIDENA MASTER PAINTERS & REMODELING
Maidena Painting has expanded to include remodeling.
Same great quality, competitive prices. Clean, careful work.
Call 219/861-9888 for free estimates.
QUALITY PAINTING - 10 Years experience. - int/ext - from Gary to New
Buffalo. Call Frank for a free estimate. 219/878-1545. Leave message.
LANDSCAPE-Lawns-Clean Up, Etc. — H & D TREE SERVICE and LANDSCAPING, INC. —
Full service tree and shrub care. Trimming, planting, removal.
Firewood, snowplowing, excavating. — Call 872-7290.
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218 State Road 212 — Michigan City, Indiana 46360
LARGEST SELECTION OF STONE IN AREA
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We also provide maintenance (Commercial and Residential)
H&S SERVICES —2621 E. US HIGHWAY 12
(Across from Karwick Plaza)
Call 219/872-8946
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decks. Free Est. 1-877/651-9178, 219/878-1563 Leave message.
CHUCK’S LANDSCAPING AND TREE SERVICE.
Custom landscape design & installation. Tree & shrub planting.
Compete Lawn Renovation, i.e., Seed & Sod - Mulch & River Rock.
Retaining Walls & Planters: Rock. Block Flagstone Timbers. Railroad ties.
Drain Tile Installation for Water Control
Brick patios — Driveway designs
High tolerance tree and stump removal — Tree and bush removal
Insured and References - Senior Discount.
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Custom Landscape Design & Installation - Tree & shrub planting
Visit our 13-acre Garden Center & 7,000 sq.ft. Gift Shop
Retaining Walls - Brick Patios - Walks - Driveway Designs
Yard Clean Ups - Stone Driveways.
Redd, Brown, Hardwod, Log chip mulches, Top soil, Wash stone,
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RESTAURANT EQUIP. Used 2 years. Great shape/good prices. 2
Frymasters, self-filtering. 3 Delphi SS refrigerators. Cabinets, wood worktops. 2 SWE SS Proofers. Groen hypersteam. Vulcan convection oven.
Groen soup cooker. 2 Bunn thermo coffee, self serve. Bag-In-A-Box soda
dispenser. Lots of misc. Call 219/324-7649. Ask for David.
NEARLY NEW 7Piece White Wicker Bedroom Set, $700.00 .
Cream queen sleeper sofa, 2 matching chairs, $500.00
Call 219/874-6486 weekends, or 630/232-6487 weekdays.
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BEST OFFER FOR GE ELECTRACK - Needs electronic repairs.
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OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE IN POPULAR HACIENDA BUILDING
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For more information call 219/874-8748
OFFICE SUITE @ 2811 E. MICHIGAN BLVD, MICHIGAN CITY
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IN NEED OF CHILDCARE FOR ONE YEAR OLD Non-smoker. Days (Mon/Fri). Prefer our home, but will consider
beach area home. Call evenings ONLY. - 219/873-9020.
KITCHEN HELP - PART TIME -Minimum 2 Years exp. Sanitation
certified a plus. Meal Prep and Clean Up. - Apply Indiana Dunes
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LOOKING TO HIRE HANDYMAN for home renovation work.
Pay is $12.00 to $14.00 peer hour. - Call 219/873-1180
HOUSE FOR RENT IN LONG BEACH
3/BR. Across from lake. Great view & beach. Call 219/874-8692.
LONG BEACH COZY 4/BR HOUSE AT STOP 15 (Across from Beach)
Fireplace and Large Deck. No pets. Call 708/579-1745.
LONG BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT - Great location, very close to beach
and park. 4/BR, 2/Bath. A/C. W/D. New kitchen w/DW. Deck w/BBQ. Cable
TV. - Avail after 8/16/03 - Short/Long term. — Call 312/953-9570.
COTTAGE FOR RENT IN MICHIANA SHORES
Fireplace. Loft. Deck. Big Yard. — Call 219/879-1299
DUNESCAPE BEACH CLUB
LAKEFRONT CONDOS — 2 and 3 bedrooms.
Winter Rentals — $1,250 to $1,600 per month
DUNESCAPE REALTY - 219/872-0588.
LAKE MICHIGAN VACATION RENTALS
502 & 510 Lake Shore Drive
(219) 879-5099 - Fax: (219) 879-1870
WANT TO BUY OR SELL
ART & OFFICE SUPPLIES (FIRME’S)
(2 Stores) 11th & Franklin Streets, Michigan City - 219/874-3455
Highway 12, Beverly Shores - Just West of Traffic Light.
STREET PAVING R BRICKS — Good for Walkways
and Driveways. - .50¢ to $1.00 - Call 219/878-3837
PLAIN AND FANCY ANTIQUES
5395 W. Johnson Road, LaPorte, IN — 219/362-5277
Buying & Selling Quality Antiques
“Lots of Lodge/Cottage”
Sofa, Coffee Table, 2 End Tables, 2 Table Lamps•••$395.00
Or Sofa Only••••Or Tables & Lamps Only
EXECUTIVE STYLE COMPUTER DESK - CONCEALED CPU STORAGE. Concealed monitor shelf. Pull-out keyboard shelf.
3 Drawers. Large work area - $90.00 — Call 219/874-4652
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The beach on Lake Michigan is just 1 block from our fully furnished 1, 2,
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& eating utensils. Rates from $ 950 - $ 1,450 per week. NO PETS !
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I/BR RENOVATED HOME avail to responsible person for winter
rental. $695/ mo. + utilities - Call 219/872-0288, or 219/874-4253
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MICHIANA SHORES - HILLTOP HIDEAWAY
Fall/Winter Rental - Perfect for single, Artist, Writer.
Call 219/878-0813
[email protected]
46202 ROYAL
NEW BUFFALO
MI 49117
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GEN. REPAIRS
CARPENTRY
INSURED
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•• LOVELY 3/BR, 2/BATH RANCH with graciously
landscaped yard & 2 car garage. Avail after Labor Day for
$800/mo + utilities.
•• SOLID 3/BR, 1 1/2 Bath Ranch with walk-out basement.
Avail in Sept. for $700/mo + utilities.
•• BEACH SIDE COTTAGE -3/BR, I/Bath. $1,000/mo.
Call Debbie Burke at 219/872-4000..
MERRION & ASSOCIATES REALTORS
219/872-4000 www.merrionandassoc.com
New Lake Front Condo with boat slip on Pine Lake
Weekly or annual rentals (219) 874-8748
SHERIDAN BEACH - Spectacular 3 bedroom house overlooking lake.
4 decks, fireplace, 2 car garage w/storage. Long-term rental starting
Sept. 1 $1,400/mo. Furnished or Unfurnished 630-852-5414
FLINT LAKE-VALPARAISO - Charming hillside house surrounded by
trees. Spacious living room. Fireplace. Big Country Kitchen. 1/BR.
Glassed in study. Steps to the beach. Peaceful. Perfect for writer,
artist, or teacher. $720/month. — Call 219/771-2779.
LONG BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT ON LAKE SHORE DRIVE
3/BR. AC. FP. Furn. Avail Sept thru May. $750/mo + util.
Call 708/424-8756, or 219/874-8428.
“SHORELAND HILLS 10 MONTH RENTAL
3/BR, 2/Bath. Furnished. Washer/Dryer. 2 Blocks to Lake.
Avail 8/23/03 to 6/23/04. $675 per month includes lawn/leaf maint.,
but not utilities. No pets. Call Bob N. at 800/899-2699,
or Clare N. at 708/579-1193. “Must See to Appreciate.”
LONG BEACH WINTER RENTAL —Clean, furnished, 3/BR, 2/Bath.
Nicely decorated. Air, large deck.1/2 Block to beach. $775/mo.
Avail Mid September —Call 219/874-6476.
ATTENTION TEACHERS - Winter rental. 4/BR, 2/Bath, completely
furnished home. Washer/dryer. TV/VCR. Full kitchen.
Avail Sept-June. $900/mo. + utilities. - Call 773/233-8630.
CHARMING LONG BEACH TWO STORY HOME
Stop 20 - Newly redone - 4/BR, 2/Bath. Furnished - No Pets.
Washer/dryer. 1/4 Block to beach. $850/mo + utilities.
Avail Sept’03 - June ‘04 - Call 708/717-8883.
GREAT NEW LOFT SPACE. Rehabbed. 2/Baths. Large master,
fireplace, ceramic, skylights. Franklin St., Mich. City. 2,000 Sq. Ft.
$950.00 plus utilities.— 219/712-4185.
DUNELAND BEACH, STOP 33, SUMMER RENTAL
4/BR house. Short walk to private secured beach. Cable. Local
phone. Avail thru Sept. Weekly rentals or longer.
Call 219/874-4660. Or 219/861-7964 — Email: [email protected]
4 /BR BI-LEVEL, 2,000 SQ/FT. - Refinished hardwood floors. New
roof, stove, fridge, carpet. - $98,900. $3,000 down. $575/mo.mort.,
lease with option. Two short blocks behind Beachwalk.
INDIANA LAKESHORE REAL ESTATE — 219/874-4023
YEAR ROUND RENTAL MICHIANA SHORES - Cozy knotty pine, near
the beach. Fully furnished 2/BR-2/Bath. Deck. Screened porch.
WBFP, AC, DW, W/D. $850/mo + utilities. Avail Sept 5th.
Call 847/675-3955, or 219/874-8336.
WINTER RENTAL - Sept- May. 3-4/BR, 2/Bath fully furn. home with
great lake views on Lake Shore Dr. $1100/mo. - 219/861-0082.
ADORABLE SHERIDAN BCH COTTAGE FOR WINTER RENTAL
$900/mo + utilities. Avail Oct 1st thru April - Call 630/778-1005
WINTER RENTAL/POSSIBLE YEAR-ROUND
3/BR. Totally furnished. Heat & electric included.
View of Lake Michigan. - Call 773/238-8633.
FOR RENT 615 WESTWOOD WAY - 2/BR, 1/Bath. $650/mo. Tenant
pays utilities. Completely furnished. 2 1/2 Blocks to Beach.
Avail Sept - June 10, 2004. - CALL 219/874-7070.
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LONG BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT
1/2 Block to Stop 26
4/BR, 3/Bath, A/C, W/D
Cable TV - W/B - Fireplace
No Smoking
Long or Short Term Lease
Call 847-486-0736.
INDIANA - We have many off-season rentals. They are available from
now until May. We also have weekly and weekend specials on the lake,
as well as close to the lake. We are now taking bookings for next
summer. Check them out at www.e-g-r.com,
or call us at EXECUTIVE GROUP REALTY - 219/874-1122.
RENTALS MICHIGAN
BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE MICHIANA COTTAGE FOR SUMMER RENTAL
One block from beautiful Lake Michigan Beach at Stop 39. Fully furnished—Charming Deco decor. Air conditioned, forty windows to
catch lake breezes. Sleeps up to eight persons. Three bedrooms. Two
full baths. Two woodburning fireplaces. New kitchen. Secluded forty
oak tree landscape with Adirondack chairs and hammocks. TVs with
cable and movie channels. BBQ grill. Available May onward through
October and selected winter holidays. Pets welcome.
Call [773] 528-0825 or [773] 281-7100. Prefer longer tenancy, but
willing to consider weekly rentals with excellent tenants.
NEW BUFFALO - 2ND FLOOR. One bedroom. Newly decorated.
Lots of light. $450.00 plus utilities. - Call 219/712-4185.
INDIANA - We have many off-season rentals. They are available from
now until May. We also have weekly and weekend specials on the lake,
as well as close to the lake. We are now taking bookings for next
summer. Check them out at www.e-g-r.com,
or call us at EXECUTIVE GROUP REALTY - 219/874-1122.
FLORIDA RENTALS
FLORIDA KEY’S OCEANFRONT CONDO AVAIL FOR RENT
Swimming Pool. Tennis Courts. Gorgeous View with 2 Bedrooms
& 2 Baths. Weekly rental, $750.00. — Call 219/872-5127.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE ADORABLE MICHIANA SHORES, IN. BEACH COTTAGE
2/BR, 1 1/2 Bath. Family room. Living Room w/hardwood floors
& fireplace. Laundry room. Carport. Large attic w/loft potential. 1
Block from park. 6 Blocks from beach. $169,900. Call 219/874-8912.
PLEASANT HEIGHTS FARM
Parking
access
in alley
QUALITY HAND CRAFTED OUTDOOR FURNITURE behind
Gazebos • Decks • Fences - General Contractor
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WINTER RENTAL - MICHIANA SHORES —4/BR, 2/Bath. Furnished or
unfurnished. Avail Sept-May, or year round. - Call 219/874-5090.
DUNESCAPE BEACH CLUB Gorgeous 3-level condo. Decks, Jacuzzi,
2-car garage, fireplace, 3/BR, 2 and 1/2 bath. Beautifully FURNISHED
and decorated. The beach and all club amenities, including indoor pool
and workout facilities, are just steps away. Avail. Oct 1-May 31 (June
negotiable). $900/month. Call (865) 384-8104.
2/BR, 1/BATH, CLEAN, SECLUDED BEVERLY SHORES HOUSE.
$685. + dep. Call Matt at 219/331-9304, or Susan at 219/881-6234
LONG BEACH - VERY NICE 2/BR CONDO. Pool. Quiet area. Not far
from beach. No smoking or animals. $800/month. - 219/879-8059.
FALL RENTAL
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Lessons • Boarding • Training • Shows
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September 11, 2003
Off the Book Shelf
by Sally Carpenter
Exit Wounds by J.A. Jance
Someone had told her once.....that the truth will set
you free. The story she was about to tell was the truth,
but would it really free her of the demons that plagued
her? What if she only made things worse? What if telling
damned her forever?
Those were the thoughts of Carol Mossman the last
day of her life. In a few hours she would be shot in
her trailer and die while trying to crawl to the phone.
Who would want this woman dead? She lived alone
in the desert in the outskirts of town and was an animal hoarder—she had seventeen dogs of varying
ages, sizes and breeds. No one knew much about
her—that is, until the animal control officer, on a routine visit to the home, found the dogs all dead in the
trailer of suffocation, and Carol dead of gunshot
wounds.
Carol Mossman’s murder wasn’t the only one that
day; two more young women were found bound and
naked and just as dead in a nearby town. Serial
killer on the loose? Just coincidence?
This book had me hooked. I found myself reading
while walking around the house, while putting clothes
in the washer....heck, I almost took it in the shower
with me.
Do you like mysteries? Westerns? Psychological
drama? It’s all here. The story takes place in Cochise
County Arizona and centers around the local sheriff—
Joanna Brady. Yes, a lady sheriff. Her husband,
Butch Dixon, is a househusband and struggling
author who stays home and looks after Jenny, Joanna’s
13 year old daughter from her first marriage.
Andy, Joanna’s first husband, had been a deputy
sheriff campaigning for the office of sheriff when he
was gunned down by a drug dealer’s hit man.
Even Joanna’s father had been a sheriff—I guess
her running for office after her husband’s death was
natural progression.
This book is one of a series about Joanna Brady, but
the great thing is, you don’t have to have read previous books to understand the characters. Author
Jance does a fantastic job of weaving past histories
into the present story so that you have a clear understanding of the main characters.
As Joanna starts the painfully slow process of
gathering evidence, making phone calls, taking statements, we also see the other side of her life away from
the sheriff’s office. And here’s where author Jance really shines. Carol Mossman’s murder isn’t the only
thing on Sheriff Brady’s plate. The reader follows her
through the days as she balances directing her staff,
shuffling through the mountain of paperwork on her
desk, sitting in on interrogations, and all while
squeezing in some campaign time at local fairs, dinners and civic events. It’s quite a schedule. And then
there’s finding time to watch her daughter compete
in barrel racing. Did I mention Joanna has just found
out she’s pregnant? One more little detail of a very
complicated life. How will the voters take this piece
of information? Joanna’s bouts of vomiting made me
think of Frances McDormand as the pregnant sheriff in the movie “Fargo” where she is throwing up by
the side of the road during an investigation. Very funny
stuff.
Joanna’s investigation hones in on Carol’s family—
a family that is anything but mainstream. Incest
and bigamy, as well as a religious cult, rear their ugly
heads as Joanna gets closer to the real reason behind
Carol Mossman’s death.
I loved the blending of Joanna’s life with all the intricacies of running the very political sheriff ’s department. Joanna’s everyday life as wife, mother, law
enforcement officer and political campaigner is a
refreshing change from mainstream mysteries. Not
better, just different.
This is a total package. Trust me, you’ll get your
money’s worth on this one.
Till next time, happy reading!
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LONG BEACH REALTY
ON LAKE MICHIGAN SINCE 1920
T 1401 Lake Shore Drive
3100 Lake Shore Drive
AT THE SIGN OF THE SAILBOAT
(219) 874-5209
Phyllis T. Waters
CRB, CRS, GRI
Broker/Owner
ALL OFFICES OPEN 7 DAYS
A WEEK
www.longbeachrealty.net
(219) 872-1432
[email protected]
Douglas Waters
GRI
Managing Broker
ISTING
NEW L
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is the perfect family getaway with plenty of room for those
weekend guests. The cottage comes completely furnished, ready
$
850,000
to move into today.
VAULTED CEILINGS, fans, skylights, and walls of glass with
dune views on every side describes lovely contemporary a short
walk from Lake Michigan. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, great room
$
with fireplace, basement, double garage.
660,000
PRETTY AS A PICTURE contemporary with hardwood floors, high ceilings,
rooms awash with natural light, & screened porch overlooking heated inground
pool. Add a large lot near great golf course & you have the perfect year round
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