Moments in Time, Oct. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Oct. 4, 1918 — Worry causes a Michigan City restaurant owner to end his life. He got into trouble when he was charged with bringing liquor into Michigan City from Chicago in violation of the law.

Oct. 4, 1968 — The United Fund of Greater LaPorte gets an “over the goal” victory. The general campaign chairman is Dr. E.C. Mueller.

Oct. 4, 1993 — A recent settlement in the three-year legal battle over the Hotel Rumely has attracted at least three developers interested in renovating the aging hotel into subsidized housing for seniors.

Oct. 4, 2008 — An 87-year-old woman is admitted to the hospital after being freed by police and paramedics after she was wedged between attic floor joists after an apparent fall.

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