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; MAN TRAMPLED BY ■i RUNAWAY DORSE Chri». Dodt Has Riba Broken and Suffers Internal Injuries; Con dition Is Critical. Chris Dodt. about 60 year# old. t . vi a perhaps fatally Injured by a runaway horse belonging to L. l> Huger, of No. 20C Chandler-ave., whlcu ruu over Dodt as he was working on a city paving Job at Clay uud Oak land ave* , Tuesday morning. Dodt, who lives at No. t>!4 Twenty third-st., failed to notice the approach of the runaway, which had broken away from Its driver while standing in an alley near Oakland and Clay aves. ' He was knocked dowti and bally trampled, sustaining a fracture of the left leg, several fractured ribs, and Internal Injuries. He was given temporary tare by Dr. Henry Harrison, of No. 274 Oakland ave., and Kast End ambulance later removed him to Bt. Mary's hospital. He Is In a critical condition. JOHN BROWsTISTER VISITS TRAVERSE CITY Mrs. Davis Has Vivid Remembrance of 9tirring Incidents In Abo litionist’s Life. TRAVERSE CITY, Mic h , July 20. Seated in a low rocker, dressed simply in black with a white band at throat and wrist, Mrs. Martha L. 13 Davis, sister of John Brown, of civil war fame, arose and shook hands cor dially with a reporter at the home ct Mrs. Harvey Curtiss, on West Sev enth-st. Mrs. Davis came here from Rendon, where she has been visiting her son. ' J. B. Davis. She is the only living member of a family of 16 and 1« a half-sister of John Brown, both having the same father but different mothers She hits five sons —Frank F. Davie, Rvlng at Kalamazoo; Dwight I* Davis, ' who lives in Texas; J B. Davis, of Bendon; C. A. Davis, of Kansas City. Mo., and Porter H. Davis, of San Selmo, California. She was born at Hudson, Ohio, where she spent all of her early days • her mother dying when she was 8 years old, at which time she went to live with a sister who had married a minister and was living at Maumee City. At the time of the civil war sho was living at Grafton. Ohio, and sho stated that she had a greater remem brance of the things that happened in Kansas at the time when Kans.i3 was admitted as a state than she had of the civil war. She attended the soldiers* entertainment Mouday even ing, Cbharen Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTO R I A I Keep the Disease-Wolves From the Door Every man and woman should repel disease-wolves which are no respecters of persons and may attack at any time. What are tnese disease-wolves ? I hey are constipation, biliousness, indigestion, nervous headaches, sleeplessness and other little ailments, at first so trivial as to appear almost harm less. Disperse them now , and drive them from your door with BEECHAM’S PILLS before they grow dangerous. There is poison in their fangs that £ will harm the whole body unless you rid yourself ot them at once. - When your digestion is upset, when the bowels do not act freely, when the head is heavy, the sleep troubled, the liver out of order—disease is at the door. f Be wisein time. Take Bcecham’s Pills immediately. Porthese pills, alone and unaided, will keep the disease-wolves at bay, and Protect the Body Against Attacks of Illness In boxes with full directions, 10c. and 25c. spots~"lN NORTHERN MICHIGAN— s R P oV s Only One Night Away Via the PERE MARQUETTE ‘‘The Resort Special” Leave* Detroit Del!y (Eic. Sunday' 9:05 P* M., Carrying Thnugli Sleeping Car to TRAVERSE CITY BELLAiRE CHARLEVOIX ALDEN CENTRAL LAKE PETOSKEY Illustrated booklet giving complete list of Summer Hotels, the fishing nnd camping grounds. For full in formation write H. W, Jameson, L>. P. A.. Detroit, MWJh. Bonnie Scotch Lassie and Filipino Wed Alter Flight Across the Ocean BAN FRANCISCO. Cal-. July 20—A | girlish frolic', u secret correspond ence, a courtship spanning 'he briny deep, and a flight ucross an ‘Kean and u continent culminated in this city a few days ago in the marriage of Miss Ella Mac lean, a fair yo mg Scottish girl, to EHjto Villafranca. a swurtcy Filipino. The 1/ride, the daughter of Dr. An gus Maclean, of Glasgow, a fellow of the Royal College of Burgeons, and until recently a professor in the l’ni verslty of Edinburgh, has held a cov eted position in Glasgow society cir cles. In his own land Ylllatranca's family is of equally high standing, his fathei being judge of the court of first in stance at Cavite. Years ago the two fathers chanced to meet while Villafranca Sr. was traveling In Scotland, and later a cor respondence sprang up between them. One day the doctor had occasion to write to Villafranca Jr. on a matter pertaining to the latter’s education, but feeling HI. asked his daughter to write at his dictation. In a spirit of girlish frolic she add ed a short postscript of her owfi for the youth. That was the beginning. The romantic youth replied personally to the girl. The secret correspond ence ripened into a courtship by mail, photographs were exchanged and soon Miss Ella seut her ”yca” flying over the ocean. A few weeks later Young Villafran ca’s father sent him to Ban Francisco on business. The girl begged to be allowed to visit an aunt In Illinois, and the indulgent father Anally consented. Once Miss Ella’s foot was on Am erican soil she took the train direct to San Francisco, where the wedding took place. And now the newly-weds are won dering what form the doctor s anger will take when he hears the news. ALDERMEN IN ROW. Lie Is Passed During Discussion on Placing Water Meters. MUSKEGON. Mich, Juiy 2d.—Plans are under consideration to pave about three miles of streets. \ committee of councilmen went to Chicago to In vestigate various kinds of paving A public meeting will he held Friday night to get the opinion of fit uso 1 rather warm session of tne council was held last night. Placing water meters was the cause of ceding some of the members into a live!*' discus sion during which the lie was passed several times. The mayor finally suc ceeded in quieting the angry city fa thers. Burglars Active in North End. Burglars made an unsuccessful at tempt to enter Ktnsel’s drug stor * at No. 2043 Woodward ave., Monday night, but after breaking the glass in the basement window were frightened away. Attempts were made to enter other stores in the vicinity, but la no place was anything of great value taken. Goods valued at |9 were taken from Btanforth's candy store. THE DETROIT TIMES: WEDNESDAY, JULY n, 1909* ' j I f Tf B S < . 'V • ELLA MACLEAN AND ELIJIO VIL LAFRANCA. BOOM HIM FOR SENATE. Jackson Residents Urge Rep. Town send For High Office. JACKSON, July 20.—When Charleu E. Townsend, representative in cou gross, returns home after the adjourn ment of that legislative body, he will L*e presented with petitions signed by thousands of his admirers in Jackson county, of all political parties. These will give him emphatic indorsement in hi* campaign for United States sena tor. and pledge the signers to do all possible to secure for him the seat in th‘» senate. All over Jackson county ar* 1 being circulated these petitions, and all are being readily signed. All want •’Charley ’ for the high office, ami the solid backing of Jackson county will have much weight in the contest, in which are centered the hop< 3 and aspirations of all the voters of the county. PROMPTED BY PHONE. JUDGE MARRIES A PAIR Had Never Married Any One Before and Brings Wire Into Service. KANSAS CITY. Mo., July 10.-* Charles K. Thompson, Judge of the • suulh dly court in Kaunas City. leaning bark In a swivel chair In hU office reading tin* digest of commen taries, when entered 14. Cecil Sturt-*- vant. of Rock Fall*. 111., and Ida M. Baldwin, of Kansus City. •\Ve want to get married." said Sturtevunt. Judge Thompson had never officiated ut e wedding and, ( although once married himself, didn't remember wiiat the minister had said. * , Stand up and Join hands.'’ he began doubtfully. Suddenly a helpless ex-, pression appeared on the Judges face.. He seized a telephone. The couple stood hand in hand, wuited and heurd: , "Give uie the prouate Judge. Hello; | this is Judge Thompson, tfay, what do you say when you marry a couple? No.' no. 1 can t come up. You see, ■ they’re standing here, waiting.’’ "Take this woman to —little slower please. I’m writing it down-be your, wedded wife, to cherish and protect I her through sickness and adversity! ‘till death —how's that? —’till deat 1 doth pait!" . "What’s that last again?—now by the authority vested in me by the, state —what? —yes. yes—l pronounce, \uu husband anil wife —thanks. Judge. The receiver clicked. The Judge pulled his big white handkerchief from | his Alpaca coat arranged his notes • and si .od up. The prospective bride' smiled. : Are you ready?" There seemed to be nobody who wasn’t ready. From his notes the Judge hastily pronounced tlie service and then fixed his seal on; the certificate. ROUTED BY FIRE. THEY * PARADED IN KIMONAS - Blaze on Second Floor of Flat Building , Causes Occupants To Dash for th« Open. GRAND RAPIDS. July 20.—Klrr.on-j as and dressing gowns that were made j for house wear in the Wellington flata were seen on the streets this morning. The wearers were frightened; they had not stopped to arrange hair nor to exchange slippers for shoes. There was a fire scare in the flats about 9 o'clock this morning. Ilonce j the exodus. . The little blaze started In apa:t-1 n.eut 2hß, occupied by Mrs. C. E. Ling. This is on the second floor, Soon the smoke permeated the entire build j iug. • Fire!" someone yelled. Then the scramble began. There were few men in the bulldiug. but tho women made up for the lack of males. j They swarmed everywhere —and they j didn't care how they came. Some motherly looking women car ri. and bird cages which held pampered canaries; some had arms full of bed* ding, some carried clothing. All ex cept the most frightened carried something, but no one stopped to make ti chunge of garments, forgettiug that usually they dressed up for the street. These early ones went down the ele vators or skipped down the stairs, Those who waited until the firemen came went down the flre escape in the alley at the rear, assisted by the , gallant fire fighters. There was some wringing of hands by the occupants when they saw the smoke pour from the windows in great clouds. There was more when a little stream of water trickled down to the ground floor and threatened to dam age some personal property. There were some complaints of broken beau ty B ieep—but there wasn't much fire damage. Thai the flre department is atr of a blaze in the Wellington flats was shown by the way apparatus was bur- j ried to the building. Steamers and , hose wagons came from every part of J the city. The big water tower was raised against the Fulton-st. front and ready to be used for saving life should it be necessary. But it wasn't. The scare was over almost before it began , and the Wellington flats, except for .slight damage, has resumed its wont ed calm. WHISKY*"WAS EXPENSIVE. Jones Takes It To Prevent Hydro phobia and Lands in Cturt. ANN ARDOR. July 20.— Drinking whisky to nd him in preventing hy drophobia was what caused the arrest of John who lives in Hastings. Mich., and his arraignment in Justice Ritchie's court where he paid costa on a charge of being drunk. He came to Ann Arbor after having been bitten In the nose and on the hand by a dog that had gone mad. While talking to some newly made acqu&intauceca about his trouoliv about which he has been worrying ever since he came here, he was told that if he should supplement nts treatment at the hospital with some liquid refreshments he would And him self very much farther removed Horn danger. He did this. Whether his disease, complicated w’ith the whisky he had taken, was the cause of his apparently demented condition or not Dr. Heroman. hi* physician at the institute, was unuble to say. However, he was Insane for the time being, and his action* brought about his arrest by Ofnccr O’Mara. He was taken to jail and was ar raigned before Justice Ritchie and was. taxed the com, amounting to $5 50. WILL BUY PARK SITE. Ludington City Council CaM* for Bpe cial Election on Aug. 20 LUDINGTON. Mich. July 20— (Spe cial > —The common council last night decided to call a sp--oi.ll elrcMou on • Aug 20 for 11»e purpose of voting SrO.- Ouo bonds with which to purubi.** a I magnlrtcent park sit* on the suoiv cf ♦ Lake Michigan. Thu proposed t-liebus a lake fro mage of five blocks and »n --11Judes a boulevard iO blocss long. This will g‘v-e Ludingtor. the finest lake front nark in the s(.<te C., H. A D. Receiver Discharged. CINCINNATI. Ohio. July 20—Gov. Harmon was discharged as receiver of the Cincinnati, Hamilton A Dayton railroad today. The road is to be taken over by the Baltimore & Ohio (Southwestern under a bonding agree ment. Harmon was receiver four years. Conciliation Board Meets. WINNIPEG, Man , July 20. —A board of conciliation is in session here in an ♦ ffort to settle the dispute between the Grand Trunk Pa< Iflc railway an I j operating employes on 1.000 miles of I its lines west from Winnipeg to Ed -1 monton. AH*»rtft. The board will re l.main in session ail week. SUMMER DISCOUNT SALE Furniture and Curtains Purchasing now you save from 10% to 30% from the regular price. Note This Range of Prices: Brass Beds $10.75 and up Dressers $10.50 and up Chiffoniers .$ 6.00 and up Parlor Arm Chairs $ 6.00 and up Arm Rockers $ 3 50 and up Easy Chairs $12.50 and up TERMS STRICTLY CASH. KEENAN <& JAHN, Ltd. 261 and 263 WOODWARD AVE. Elliott-Tay or-Woolfenden Cos, | Elliott-7ay.or- Woolfenden Cos. A V C* I Purchase of manufacturers’ stock PA jM M I of Men’s Shirts. All clean, fresh goods. Madras and Percale, all MEN’S SHIRTS r*™* w and $1.50 Shirts. The best value in Neglige; Shirts we have ever Each offered. | "“"~ 5 Your choice at only 69c each. Offering Seasonable Silks We offer during this week a choice lot of Silks much below value. \\ e are determined to keep this department during the usual dull summer months if value-giving will do it. We have about 1,500 yards of neat Hairline Stripes and Checks and Pekin Stripes, in black and white, brown and white, navy and white, etc. TAFFF.TAS AND LOUISINE FANCIES Just the proper weight and style for a neat, cool summer gown. A firm, serviceable Silk at a moderate price. On sale at 43c a Yard We still have a good assortment of Cheney Pros.’ shower-proof and /I Of* shedwater Foulards, which we are closing out at, a yard The Sale of LADIES’ SHIRT WAISTS at 49<>, 59<* and 69<* will be continued this week. EUiott=Taylor=Woolfenden Cos. Woodward and Grand River Avenues. Clearance News in Women’s and Misses * Suits White Serge Suits up_ to 530.00, at SISJ)O A handsome collection of tailored suits made of plain white or white with halrliDe or stripe of black, blue or lavender. These serge suits are Immensely popular for present wear or for early fall, and are ex ceptionally stylish suits to be marked for clearance at $16.00. and Tailored_ Wash Dresses at_ $5.00_ Several great tables loaded with pretty one-piece and Princess dresses. In Dame Fashion’s most favored styles; charming lace trimmed lingerie frocks In white and all the delicate summer shades. Also one-piece Jumpers and tailored gowns made of pretty ginghams, chambrays. etc. of Soiled_ Waists for_ Clearance^ Women’s summer waists In every style, every else, every color and every material, tailored and lingerie We've done a big business on Waists this year and these are mussed, tumbled and soiled, so we have cut the prices on two groups for clearance. WA ISIS Sold Earlier in the Cf) r WAISTS Sold Earlier tn the (P J /j/j Season up to $1.50, N0w.... JUC Season up to $2.50, N0w.... UU Extraordinary Money Savings in the Mill Surplus of Wash Goods Healtate? WeiT indeed not. when such va ,ue * RH the9e ar< * t 0 be had. We didn’t hesitate when the chance came to secure the great mill’s surflhig stock. And Women lost no time in getting their share of tho greatest values In Wash Faorics offercu this summer. 10c and 12Yic WASH GOODS, Now at 7c It is hard to figure out how such pretty goods and splendid qualities can be aold at 7c the yard. That means a whole dress pattern for less than SI.OO. That doesn’t necessitate a selection from a limited assort men* cither There are hundreds of pretty paterns In Lawns and Batistes, In floral designs as dainty as Organdies stripe checks and polka dot effects. In all the summer colors, some with side band border for trimming In addition are pink, white and green Seersucker Crepes so popular this year, and check Qlny hams, In the pretty Uwn tones. 12 l Ac and 25c SUMMER WASH GOODS, Now 10c These are unquestionably the prettiest styles and best qualities In Wash Goods offered In Detroit this scis.in Three distinct lines are incorporated In the lot and It is difficult for most women to decide which of the three contain the greatest bat gain*. Batistes are of fine, sheer texture. In beautiful black and white or colored effects Some have the popular side band border. Organdies, In exquisite floral effects—pink, blue and lavender—form another attractive group. The English Voiles, soft and clinging In quality, come lu a fine assortment of pretty colors and desirable patterns. NOVELTr WASH FABRICS. Up to 75c, Now 19c From over the seas come exqu'slte fabrics. The Scotch made the beautiful Silk Ginghams, tha French made the fine Piques, the Germans and English add other novelties to this special lot. And when you consider the price. 19c, the clearance price Is little short of phenomenal. THE J. L. HUDSON COMPANY mmmrHEHßs s«as§2 Half Off on CURTAINS That is the way all odd pairs will be sold. The regular stock of Curtains, Draperies and Upholstery Goods is now offered at 25 per cent off usual prices.