Logansport Pharos Tribune 1901
Jan 7 MAP OF MAXINK1JCKEE.
State Geologist Blatchley is preparing
a large map of Lake Maxinkuckee
which will be published in his forthcoming
report. It will show the depth
of the lake at different points, its
plants at different depths and its fishes
and shells. The deepest point found
in the lake, according to the soundings
taken for the geologist, was ninety feet.
The marl deposits of the lake will also
be described in. the report. The map is
being prepared by Dr. J. T. Scovill of
jun 3 - An excursion train of Elwood glass
blowers passed through the city yesterday,
enroute to Lake Maxinkuckee,
there they spent Sunday. There were
___ coaches in the train...
Mesdames Bell, Dykeman, Torr,
Frazee, Nelson, Rogers and Miss Ald-
rich, went to Lake Maxinkuckee today
for a short stay at the Snider cottage...
Jun 29 - A Wonder at Maxinkuctee.
Indianapolis News: "A report drifts
down from Culver to the ^.effect that
Frank J. Vincent of this city has just
extracted from Lake Maxinkuckee
what at first seemed to 'be a fresh water
sea serpent, but which proved to be a
gar — one of the kind, doubtless, that
led to the building of the exclamation
'by gar,' as it is said to be sixty inches
long, and, according to scales other
than its own, weigh of eighteen and one half
pounds. As sea serpents are
scarce this year, and a half loaf, even
if it be a. fish, is better than none,
Frank Lamson of the Palmer House
intends to stuff the skin of the fish
with things that were not placed there
by nature, and display it in the hotel
Jun 29 Mr. and Mrs. George F. Johnson of
New York, who are the guests of Hon
M. Winfield and family, will go to
Jul 9 The family of S. A. Vaughns spending
the summer in the cottage at
Jul 9 = Pleasure Boat Capsized.
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel 0. Hefflick of
No. 5G Front street, had a narrow escape
from drowning in Lake Maxinkuckee,
Sunday. They were rowing
from Lake Maxinkuckee to Lost Lake,
a connected body of water, when one
of the oars became entangled in the
lily,pads, causing the boat to capsize
Both were thrown into the water, but
Mr Hefflick, being an -expert swimmer
succeeded . in rescuing his wife
grasping her and swimming to shore
with her. It was a diffic ult task, how
ever, the lake being almost entirely
covered, with a thick growth of lilies
Jul 12 Misses Cleo Schmoak and Anna
Wecht are at Lake Maxinkuckee...
W. T. Wilson and family have gone
to their cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee
to spend an outing.
Jul 22 - Miss Mayme Hanley spent Sunday
at Laie Maxinkuckee...
Yesterday five excursion trains passed
through Logansport on the Vandalia
on the way to Lake Maxinkuckee.
One of them carried twelve coaches
filled with excursionists...
Mrs. Jacob Keller went to Maxinkuckee
today to spend a month,
Jul 24 Mrs. Mount and little daughter of
Elwood were the guests yesterday of
Mrs. Harriet Tomlinson,enroute to
Jul 29 - The Panhandle
also had an excursion on the State
Line division which transferred a large
crowd of passengers to the Vandalia,
bound for Lake Maxinkuckee...
The Odd Fellows hand excursion to
Lake Maxinkuckes was enjoyed by a
party of about 300. One of the pleas
ant features Of the trip was a good rain
which fell at the lake and cooled the
atmosphere perceptibly. The.Odd Fellows
band furnished music and entertained
the crowds in a pleasing manner.
The excursionists returned at
8:15 o'clock last evening, well pleased
with their trip...
were fortunate in running into
cool weather caused by refreshing rains
at Chicago and Lake Maxinkuckee, and
for that reason their trips were more
enjoyable than is usually the case with
Jul 31 Sidney A. Vaughn is down from Lake
Maxinkuckee to attend the races.
Aug 6 State Geologist Bletchley says that
Lake Maxinkuckee is filling up the
ilowest of any in the state. It covers
practically the same area and sounds
the same depths as it did when it was
the home of the Indian...
The Sunday schools of Galveston,
Lincoln and Walton will run an excur-
*ion to Maxinkuckee Thursday. Aug.
15. The fare for the round trip will
be 75c. Train will leave Galveston at
S a. m. Persons not in possession of
coupon tickets will purchase their
tickets on the train.
Aug 12 - W. H. Snider is spending a few days
at the lake...
Adolph and Louis Krmenstein spent
Sunday at Lake at Maxinkuckee...
Miss Mary Hooley spent Sunday at
the Hooley-Carroll cottage af Lake
Captain and Mrs. W. M. Somers and
daughter, Miss Tail, spent Sunday at
The Vandalia sold about
200 tickets to Lake Maxinkuckee, and
over 100 to Terre Haute. The Panhandle
brought an excursion train of
eleven coaches from Indianapolis to
this city and transferred to the Vandalia
enroute for Lake Maxinkuckee
Aug 13 City Editor Oscar Mictoelis of the
Pharos and wife and Me/and' Mrs. Ned
Goodnow have returned from a stay at
Mr. and Mrs. John Campbell and
children; Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Hooley
and children; Mrs. T. J. Farley of Columbus,
Ohio, and Misses Kate and
Nora Hooley, have returned from a
weeks' outing'at Lake Maxinkuckee
Aug 19 - Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Schwartz of West
Market street spent Sunday at Lake
Aug 26 Steinhart's orchestra furnished the
music for a select social dance at the
Lake View hotel at Lake Maxinkuckee
Sep 14 Misses Margaret and Gertrude Dowling
have returned from an outing at
Sep 17, 20,21 The Vandalia line will sell excursion
tickets to Maxinkuckee and return on
Sunday, Sept. 22-, at 50c. Last excursion
of the season, —P. J. Haines.
Oct 7 - Mesclames Humphrey, Kraus, Johnston,
Heffley and Furbee hare returned
from Lake Maxinkuckee. where they
werec the guests at the W. T. Wilson
cottage at a house party
Oct 8 The family of S. E. Howe have closed
their cottage at Lake Maxinkuckee and
returned to their home here.