Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Maxinkuckee Snipets Logansport Daily Reporter  

Florence, daughter of Pan Handle Commencing Sunday June 15th and continuing for twelve Sundays. The Vandalia Line will run a special excursion tain to Marmont (Lake Maxinkuckee). The train will pass Logansport at 9:20 a.m. and return at 7:25 p.m. fare for round trip only $1.00. P lenty of hotel, boat and fishing accommodation and shelter in case of storm. Go and spend a day at this charming summer resport J. C. Edgeworth, Agent. 16, 17, 18 June 1890 Logansport Daily Reporter.

Captain Paul Boynton at Lak Maxinkuckee
    For Capt. Paul Boynton's unique aquatic show at the Lake on August 1st, at 2 p.m., the Vandalia Line will make very cheap rates and also run special trains to aacommodate the crowds

    Among the many entertaining fetures will be a battle between two good sized, full rigged ships, one of which will be blown to tpieces by a pwerful torpedo.

    There wll also be curious water fireworks, rockets, bombs and water devils and explosions of submarine mines.

    A Special attraction will be a single scull boat race between the well known Wallace Ross and John Largan for a purse of $500.

    H. J. McFall the champion log roller, will give one of his difficult exhibitions.

    For full details of the entertainment apply for a copy of "The Log" to nearest ticket agent of the Vandalia Line, also for rates and time of special trains - Logansport Reporter.

Conductor Ed. Alexander, cut her knee badly on a muscle shell Saturday while bathing at Lake M axinkuckee. pg. 8 Tuesday July 23 1895 Logansport Daily Reporter

R. D. Jones, the traveling man, does not approve of navigation in a row boat. While attempting to step from one onto the pier at the Alrington Hotel, Maxinkuckee, the other day, he fell into the water, head foremost, and went down like McGiaty, clear to the bottom. Of course he was dressed in his best suit of close. - pg. 8 July 23 1895 Logansport Daily Reporter.

Harry Alfreys Paddles Across Maxinkuckee Saturday.

Harry Alfreys, one of the students at Culver academy, swam across Lake Maxinkuckee, Staurday, making the distance of over two miles in about an house. This is the second time he has accomplished the feat and makes only about the fourth or fifth time that it has yet been done by anyone. Alfreys started from the Arlington hotel and headed straight across. Logansport Daily Reporter pg. 8 Tuesday 23 Jul . 1895

Arlington Hotel Burns. The Arlington Hotel at Marmont, owned by Conductor Kapp [Knapp], of the Vandalia; was conosumed by fire this mornoing. The loss was $3000 fully covered by insurance pg. 8 30 Jan. 1896 Logansport Daily Reporter

Work has commenced on the new Arlington Hotel at Marmont, and it will be ready for occupancy about May 1st. pg. 6 28 Mar. 1896 Logansport Daily Reporter

Arlington Closed - The Arlington hotel at Lake Maxinkuckee has closed for the winter months and the proprietor, A. J. Knapp, has returned to his home in South Bend. A good season is reported. pg. 5 11 Nov. 1897 Logansport Daily Reporter

The Arlington Hotel at Maxinkuckee had not been closed, but will be kept open till Nov 16th, in order to accommodate fishermen and hynters. Conductor Knapp,of the Vandalia, still has charge of the house. pg. 6 27 Oct. 1897 Logansport Daily Reporter.

Maxinkuckee Items
    Culver Indiana August 28 - R. Kreuzberger and John Kricher, of Logansport, are visiting here.

    Dr. Wismean went to Logansport yesterday.

    H. E. Haines and family are here for a week's outing.

    Mr. and Mrs. Ed Donovan are taking a few days outing here.

    Mrs. J. W. Ballard, of Loganpsort, is stepping at the Arlington.

    Fred Landis came up yesterday morning for a visit at the Howe cottage.

    Mr. M. W. Sommers and daughter, Abigail, Arrived yesterday for a month's stay here.

    Mrs. Sarah Purcell, and Miss Bessie Deverell came up Tuesday morning for a short visit.

    There was a very pleasant dance given here Tuesday evening. The Rice & Hoffman orchestra, of Lafayette furnished the music. pg. 1 Aug. 28, 1902 Logansport Daily Reporter

Big Outing at Maxinkuckee

Knights of Columbbus Have Big Time

Their Outing is Now in Progress at Lake Maxinkuckee

Many Novel Features are Promised in the Way of an Interesting Program

The local lodge of Knights of Columbus are baving their annual outing at Lake Maxinkuckee this week. Following is the sced uled amusement program:

2:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Boat and swinning drills by Culver cadets at academy.
8:00 p.m. Steamer party; all take steamers.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Band concert and drills by Culver Cadets at academy grounds.
3:-- to 5_00 p.m. - Card party on the "White Swan"
6:00 p.m. Gun salute and lowering of the colors, at Culver academy.
8:00 p.m. Grand ball on the "FLoating Palace"; take steamers from hotel piers.

Saturday. 2:00 a.m. Baloon ascemsopm frp, Arlington pier; Prof. W. G. Hanley.
9:00 a.m. Rag chewing contest between Col. McGreevy and John Elsert in woods south end of lake.
10:00 a.m. Shooiting the chutes at C ulvre [Culver ]; John W. McGreevy
11:00 a.m. Hig dive from the "White Swan"; T. A. McGovern.
12:00 m. - Dinner.
1:00 p.m. Wrestling exhibition by E. J. Twomey and Thomas Perkins.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Swimming exhidition (by all concerned) at Arlington pier.
3:00 p.m. Clam bake on beach near depot.
6:00 p.m. Walking the water; Gus Gleitz.
7:30 p.m. Poprch part at Arlington Hotel.
11:00 p.m. Acronbatic feat, "Putting on the Lid" Thomas Morris, John Sinnott, D. Costello.

Sunday. 9:00 a.m. Mass at St. Elizabeth Church, celebrated by Rev. Thomas Travers.
7:30 p.m. The outing will conc ulde with a grand musical enterainment.

The chaperons are as follows: Mesdames J. J. Sheerin, T. A. McGovern, Michael Farrell, M. C. Wade, John W. McGreery, Allen Clark, William Whitehead, E. J. Twomey, J. A. Gainor, B. A. Kroeger, JOhn Campbell, Timothy S ullivan, John Walters, Patrick Hooley, George Friend, Jacob Minneman, August Gleitz, J. J. Hannon, Joseph Hartz, William Clarey, Joseph J. Hartz, Mary Kecker, Charles Butler, Frank Hanley. - pg. 3 17 Jul . 1905 Logansport Daily Reporter.

Conductor Knapp, of the Vandalia has opened the Arlington Hotel at Maxinkuckee for the summer season. pg. 5 6 Jun 1906 Logansport Daily Reporter