Moments in Time, Oct. 5

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Oct. 5, 1917 — In honor of the World Series, the Liberty loan campaign will be given a baseball angle. The loan must occupy at least equal place to baseball in the hearts of our people for the next week.

Oct. 5, 1967 — Flames destroy the 66-year-old Mill Creek grain elevator. The building was not insured.

Oct. 5, 1992 — The LaPorte City Council adopts a master plan. The city has not had one since 1958.

Oct. 5, 2007 — People rally outside city hall in Michigan City to urge Congress to override President Bush’s veto of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).

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