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PROGRESSIVE DAILY TWELFTH YEAR, NO. 169. I, SWAH AND J, 8, STIRLING, OLD RESIDENTS UNO CLOSE FRIENDS, DIE HOURS APART Tom Swan, For Half Century Detroit’s Best-Known Res taurant Proprietor CAFE A CITY LANDMARK John Stirling, Owner of Ste. Claire Hotel, Theatrical Man and Ex-City Official Tom Swan, for over a half century Detroit’s best known reataurant pro phetor, died, Sunday, in the Weal Side hospital, from paralysis. Mr. Swan failed in health about three years ago, and In the past few months has suffered several strokes of apo plexy. He was 71 years of age, and u native of Scotland, coming to Amer ica when nine years old, and settling with his parents In Toronto, Ont., to come with them a few years later to Detroit. Tom Swan first started the restau rant business on the corner of Gris wold and Larned-sts., later moving to Woodward-ave. and Larned-st., where "Swan's case" became one of thg land marks of the city. His restaurant was conducted along the lines of the Eng lish chop house and became famous for good food and the best of liquors. Mr. Swan w*as not a drlnkfng man : % yUm TOW J*WA\ himself, and it Is told of him that once when a customer asked him for his opinion as to ths relative merits of brauds of whisky, Tom re plied: ' None of them are any too good." Os genial manner and with a fund of Interesting stories about no table persons he had met, Tom was al ways a good companion and an Ideal "mine host" and his friends were legion. Since the death «f Mrs. Swan seven years ago, and to whom Jie was de voted from the day of their marriage in Toronto In 1860, Mr. Swan had not been In the best of health. He was compelled to give up the active super vision of his last place of business at Khelby-st. and Lafayette-blvd., two years ago. He is survived by two sons. Irving, of Detroit, and George, of Chicago, and two daughters. Mrs. J. H. Main, of Detroit, and Mrs. Evelyn Hubbell Littlefield, of Flat Hock, Mich. Mr. Swan was a charter member of Detroit lodge of Elks, and tbe fu neral services, to be held In the home of Mrs. Main, No. 70 Harmon-ave., Tuesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, will be In charge of the lodge, with the Kev. John MrCsrroll, canon of at. Paul's cathedral, reading the Epis copal service. J. R. Stirling Dies Suddenly. John R. Stirling, old acquaintance and close friend of Tom Swan, whose boyhood home was on the site of tne present Lyceum theater, and a well known and prominent citizen of le trolt. died Sunday, in bis home. No. 73 Ledyard-at., .from acute neuritis. Mr. Stirling was taken 111 about 10 days ago, but had recovered sufficient ly to be around his home, and Satur day evening had dinner with his Tam (CMtlaneß oa Pace EIsM) Get the Whole Game in Th_e Times Pink When you buy The Times’ Sporting Extra (IT’S PINK) you are sure of getting the final score. When you buy any other sporting extra you may get only three or four innings. The Times issues its sporting extra the minute the game is ended, whether it be played on Navin field or St. Louis or New York. It is sent to the street just as soon as the final score is known, but not a bit sooner. . Newsboys are wise little fellows. They sell all the papers they can. They may sell you an extra with three innings. But they can’t sell you a Times’ Pink without the full and complete account of the after noon’s game. Already The Times is selling more of its sporting extras than ever before. The result of the game is what is wanted ov ifte thousands who buy it. Be 9ure! Buy the Times! Get the final! It contains, for another thing, the copyrighted mar ket review of the New York Post, for business men. It’s Pink!! 10$$" PENROSE IS SWEPT ASIDE BY’ LANDSIIDE FOR ROOSEVELT AND WILSON Late Returns Show Former President and New Jersey Man Scored Sweeping Victory HARD BLOW TO MACHINE State Organization Is Over whelmed as Result of Pri maries in Pennsylvania HOW MANAGERS VIEW PUI .I S^IVAAl IA RESULT WASHINGTON. April 16.—“ The avalanche victory for Col. Koosovelt In Pennsylvania Saturday spoke the Anal word and made the repudia tion of the Taft candidacy com plete." Statement at Koosevelt headquarters. "The president Is In this fight to stay. He will be the nominee of the Republican convention at Chi cago. He wae nominated four years ago without the votee of Pennsyl vania. Indiana, New York or Wis consin."—»Rep. William m. McKinley, director of the national Taft bureau. "When tha complete returns are received It Is probable that the New Jersey governor will have the solid delegation of 76 votes."—Statement at Woodrow Wilson headquarters. "Speaker Clark’S friends expected little and made practically no fight in Pennsylvania. The latest advice** assure at least 17 votes."—State ment at Champ Clark’s headquarters. The foregoing Is an epitome of comment made on the Pennsylvania primary election by the campaign managers of the candidates named. PHILADELPHIA. April 15—Col. Roosevelt's sweeping victory in Penn sylvania at Saturday s primary elec tion keep* growing as the returns continue to come in. Incomplete returns from every district give the former president 65 of the state's 76 delegates in the Republican national convention. The Roosevelt support ers are claiming 67 and later returns may carry the figures to that total. Col. Roosevelt wos 53 of the 64 dis trict national delegates and his fol lowers elected enough delegates to the state convention to give them control of that body. The state con vention will name 12 delegates at large. Politicians look on the triumph of Col. Roosevelt with astonishment. The supporters of the former presi dent were without « state organiza tion or without an organisation in many of the 33 x congreealonal dis tricts. The regular Republican" organiza tion headed by United States Senator Boise Penrose. Which has withstood the fury of mahy a political storm, received a crushing defeat In the loss of control of the state convention. It Is the first time In the present gen eration that it has loat control of that body. „ In addition to naming the 12 dele gates-at-large to Chicago, the conven tion will select 38 presidential elect ors. four candidates for congressraen at-large, and candidates for state treasurer and auditor-general, all to be voted for at the November elec tion. The significance of the Roosevelt victory can be realized when it Is re membered that the delegates in con trol of the state convention have the power to select the state chairman and under the party rules the delega tion to the national convention elects the national committeeman. At pres ent Senator Penrose holds both posi tions. Returns from Saturday’s primary show that the two Harmon delegates In the eleventh district were defeated by Wilson men and that in the twen ty-eighth district two Clark men de feated the two Wilson candidates for national delegates. Wilson’s total still stands at 74 out of the 76 In the dele gation. Gov. Wilson hud an easy time In winning. At present there are two Democratic state organizations In Pennsylvania, and each has indorsed the New Jersey governor for presi dent. There were a few scattered delegates who favored Champ Clark. (Cosfiaatd OB ease Rlxktl Cfye Detroit crimes DOCTORS FORCED TO SPEND SEVERAL HOURS IR Jill Kept Behind Bars Until Bail Is Secured —K. & K. Museum Is Seized Drs. J. D. and C. G. Ktanxedy. advertise freely under the name of Drs. K. A K., Burr C. Thomas and John Babbington, of the firm of Bab bington & Thomas, and J. M. Blake ly, of the Hunt Institute, w-ho were arrested at noon Saturday In a raid of the offices of so-called medical specialists or the city, were held in a cell in the county jail for several hours Saturday afternoon until ball was secured. They were all success ful after some delay, and were lib erated. The raid was pulled off under the directions of members of Prosecutor Shepherd s staff, with the aid of sev eral detectives. After Drs. K. & K. had been taken Into custody the ex tensive museum they they nialntalu for the purpose of frightening vic tims, was carted away by the police, and it will probably be destroyed. This museum, the most, disgusting Imaginable, was in charge of a 17- year-old boy, who escorted visitors through and explained the subjects shown. The "doctors" arrested were high ly Indignant over the treatment they received. "We will give them a run for their money if they try to show* that we have violated the law," declared Dr. John Babbington. "Our business Is' legitimate." "I will hold them responsible for any damage to the museum they have seized,” declared Dr. Kennedy. The "specialists” operate mostly among the Ignorant foreigners, it Is said, and get business by employing solicitors, paying <lO for every case sent them. It is said that one Italian solicitor sent his own brother. In per fect health, to one firm, and he was bled to the extent of 3150. Prosecutor Shepherd says he has information that when a victim Is, being examined his clothes are searched in an effort to learn how much money he has. I'loarrr Citizen !*■*»*■ Awny. William Hutton, a pioneer citizen of Detroit, died Sunday In Ida home. No. (H.'t Congreaa-st. east. Mr. Hutton wh* l*or|i in Ireland In is:*3 and trnd lived in Detroit alnve ISI9. for year* he! wan a member of the firm of Desoteli & Hutton, boilermaker*, but retired ' from active buMnen* several years u*o. DRUNKEN MAN KILLS WIFE AND HIMSELF I- ■ ■ «.. CLEVELAND, 0., April 16.—Will iam Roth, 55, a fanner, living near here, late Saturday night shot and in stantly killed his wife and then com mitted suicide. Roth had been drinking all day, It fs said, and his wife had locked him in a room. Escaping with a shotgun, Roth ran at his wife and fired ut her when but a foot away. John Keisser. a neighbor, who witnessed Ihe snoot ing, vainly attempted to wrest the gun from Roth. Roth then pulled the trigger with his toe. blowing off the top of his head. TUB WEATHER For Detroit aa«l vlrlalpt Monitor nlokt and Taeodar, aaoettledt profeohljr • konrrn aad rooler* Moderate to brink WMt w lod*. I «nrr Mlrklaoat Wkowern toalabt aad Taeodaj I rooler Taeoday nad oral port to a toalabt i krlak noatb, oblftlaa to anrtbtiMl wMp. Oar rear n«o iMari Hlabeot tem pera tare, 44 1 100 rat. *l l mean, Ml port I r rioadr weather with JR lack of rala. WILL DAVID KILL THE THREE-HEADED GOLIATH ? MONDAY, APRIL 15, 1912. WAYNE PROGRESSIVES IRE JUBILANT OVER VICTORIES FOR ROOSEVELT AND WILSON • Result In Michigan Would Have Been the Same Had Pri mal’ >'jtoen-Granted * 1 ■■ n—a .id STILL TAFT, SAYS MILLER i ————. Standpat Senator Doesn’t See the Handwriting on the Wall Even Yet <4 *"^*"""** Coupling the victories of Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt, Saturday In the Pennsylvania pri maries, local politicians, of tlje ‘ pro gressive" type were in high humor today. And among Taft leaders there was an evident feeling that Saturday's developments had put them on their mettle. "The victory in Pennsylvania for Gov. Wilson Is so sweeping as to be simply astounding." said Thos. J. An ketell, of the Woodrow Wilson ad visory committee. "It shows con clusively his wonderful strength in the larger states.” S. VV. Beukes, secretary at the Wil son headquarters, said that while the Wll son defeat In Illinois was more sweeping than he had expected, Satur day's results in Pennsylvania were iUot at all surprising. Competent ob servers who had been traveling through Pennsylvania, said Mr. Beakes, had for a long time been pre senting facts showing It to be a “pro gressive" state. Mr. Beakes said that 247 out of 287 elected delegates In Michigan, are instructed for Wilson. Wm. S. Dover, contesting Roosevelt member of the state central commit tee for the first district, declared that wherever primaries were held, Koose velt had won, and that the result would have been 5 to 1 or at least 3 to 1 in Michigan, If the people had been permitted to vote at a primary. Os the Taft leaders. Senator Guy C. Miller held the positive opinion that while tbe Pennsylvania primaries made the campaign more of an even battle, nothing could develop that would bar from the national conven tion tho Michigan delegation chosen by the "Tnft" convention last Thurs day, at Buy City. . "Contests in natidnal conventions are settled on their merits," said Sen ator Miller. "It is preposterous to think of a delegation being seated with no more claim than that of the Hoosevelt delegation named ut Bay City. I have too much confidence In the Integrity of the Roosevelt iim paign managers to believe that they will attempt to Fea; ihe Roosevelt delegates named at Bay City, even In the event that the Roosevelt people get ir control of the temporary or ganization of the national convention. Oiff of 1,312 delegates entitled to vote there were 1,047 present, and voting after the Roosevelt people had lei 7 the Bay City urmorv. This shows that they could have had only 265 de*- 1 egates at the outside. ' j Alex J. Grocsbock. who was elected Republican state chairman Thursday at Hay City by the “Taft" convention, declined to be classified as a "Taft" spokesman. * but said in reference to the Pennsylvania pri maries that they did make the cam paign look more like a horse race. He also expressed the opinion that politi cal conditions within the atat ebad much to do with the Pennsylvania re suits. ■••Iaf««-lllif Prlntlaa. No fits* and no feathers The p'.sln. heat kind that looks right. Tloie* Pristina Cm.. IS John B--st Ph. Main im or City 3111. —From the Atlanta Journal. CAOILLAQUA $20,000 HELD UP FOB HUM HEARING Estimators Seem Willing, But Recall Kicks on Elks’ Appropriation Vi publl/*. hearing will ha held la the council chamber at 4 d'clock Tuesday afternoon by the board of estimates on the proposed appropriations of $200,000 for the purchase* of the D. A. C. grounds and $25,000 as the city's I contribution to Cadillaqua. There is , such a variance of opinion among the estimators on these Items that it was considered best to give civic organiza tions ami every one who wishes to argue for or against tbem a chance lo be heard. * "Some of the estimators remember the criticism that was made for the appropriation to the Elks' reunion and are disposed to go slowly about the appropriation for Cadillaqua," said Estimator Barnett. "If It is a case of turning the money over in a lump sum and without inquiry as to where lit is to go f am against it. But if we are told for Just what purpose our money Is to be spent and the bills are audited by the city. 1 am In favor of It. And many feel just as 1 do about it." Both items passed the council, no argument being neegpsury for the ap propriation for Cadillaqua. while a public meeting was held on that per taining to the purchase of the D. A. C. grounds. All those heard on the latter proposition were In favor of It. Saturday night a committee of esti mators approved the Item of $200,000 for a site for anew municipal build Ing on the block next south of the present municipal courts building. Tbe inilhey must be raised by bond Issue. The salary of Secretary Mur phy. of the D. P. W., was also ap proved at $3,000. having been in creased from $2,500 by the council. The committee having in charge the public lighting fund will meet at the public lighting station at 3 o'clock Monday afternoon. The committee will consider the public lighting bud get and may' act on the suggestion of Estimator Wilson to take an automo bile trip around the city when It is dark to see for themselves Just where new lights are most needed. BITUMINOUS MINERS VOTE TO END STRIVE Agreement With Coal Operators Is Ratified By Large Majority INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., April 15 Theconipromise wage agreement, leached between the bituminous coal operators and the United Mine Work ers, ha* Ween approved by tbe miners by an approximate \ote of at lean l 200,000 for to 50.000 against. This estimate was based by the tellers on " the compilation of returns in ihe ref erendum vote today. The final fig ures will not be known before to morrow. The compromise provides lor an Increase of five cents a ton for mining screened coal, three cents for mining unscreened coal and five and tweniv-slx hundredths percent for da. work. _____ MARKET OPENING NEW YORK, April 15.—The stock market opened weak with prices gen erally under Saturday's close. Csaiassrelal Credit Ce., Ratlags JOY-RIDE ENDS 111 CREEK; . GIRLS ABANDONED BY MEN, COMPELLED TO WALK HOME Margaret Fredericks, More Seriously Injured, Picked Up By Patrolman MOTHER'S CLEVER RUSE Makes “Date" With Man Who Phones Daughter and Meets Him With an Officer The police are invest‘.gating the theft of au automobile, Saturday night by two men who afterwards went ‘‘Joy-riding'’ with two girls, MWinnle Goodman. 16 years old, No. J 6 Park-pl., and Margaret Fredericks, aged 10, daughter of Patrolman A. K. Fredericks, No. 875 Pennsylvania ave., with disastrous results, the ma chine plunging, with the occupants, into Coner’s creek from the Mack-rd. bridge. The quartet went headfirst into the water, like shots from a cannon, and had narrow escapes from drowning. It was pitch dark and they experi enced difficulty in feeling their way to the banks of the stream. They finally got out. covered with inud and blood, and groped their way to Pat rick Rivard s saloon, some rods awav from the scene of the accident, and succeeded in getting partly washed up. The men, at this stage in the procedings, deserted the girls, sad the latter were obliged to wend their way into the city on foot. At I-arned st. west and Cass-ave., early Sunday morning, they were picked up by Pa trolman McKay, who took them to po lice headquarters. They explained at first that they had received their cuts in an attack which a man had made on them. They said they were too ashamed and frightened to go home. Margaret was suffering from her injuries and she was taken to the detention home, Madison-ave. and Wltherell-st., for treatment. Minnie was allowed to go home. Tier parents refused to let her be seen when ft I Times reporter called, Monday morn ing. , # The girls give different versions of how fthey met the men. One Is that they made an oppolntment to meet ' the men at aMck and Pennsylvania aves.. over the telephone, from ■ »ar gaiet'a home, at 11 o’clock, Satuwla> ■ night; the other that the men had I come along In the automobile Just after the girls had missed a car at | Pennsylvania and ack-aves. Minnie had been visiting at the Fredericks' ► home and wa» on U.er way home at the Urn®. The men. the girls say. of sered to tike them home, but. instead went “joy-riding.” One of the Kiris said she was sliKhtly acquainted with one of the men. The police. however, were unable to get any information from them regarding the identity of the men. One man is under arrest on sus picion of being with the girls. He gave his name as John Boeder, 24 years old. of No. 1117 Ellery-st. He denies any knowledge of the affair. His arrest was brought about through a clever ruse on the part of Mrs. Fred ericks. mother of argaret. A man call ed up the Fredericks’ home on the telephone. Sunday, and asked for Margaret. “I’m Margaret.” said the mother, imitating her daughter’s voice. Asked what was wanted, the man said he “had got into au awful fix over this affair and had borrowed mpney to leave town.' • Well, you’re not going to leave without coming up to see me once more, are yon 7“ Mrs. Fredericks in quired. almost crying. The man allowed that he ought to see her again, s oMrs. Fredericks ar ranged to meet him at Pennsylvania and Mack-aves. She notified the Me- Clellan-ave. police station of her ar rangements and Detective John Smith was assigned to accompany Mrs. Fredericks to the meeting place. Pa trolman Fredericks was offered the assignment, but declined, fearing that he would be unable to control him self on meeting the man. At the appointed time. Boeder got off the car at Pennsylvania and Mack aves.. looked at his watch and looked up the street toward the Fredericks residence. Then he was grabbed by the officer and locked up. He will be held for Investigation. Another man, who gave his name as George Burke. No. 135 Eleventh-st., was picked up In company with the girls when they were arrested. He satisfied the police that he was not implicated in any wav in their esca pade, and was allowed to go. The directory shows that ehere is no suen address as the one given by Burke. The machine in which the men and girls were riding was the property of Harry H. Sanger, vice-president and cashier of the National Bank of (Com merce. It was stolen front in front of the University club. Fort and She:- by-sts. It is now a complete wreck. Mr. Sanger valued the auto at $15,000. STATESMAN BRISSON IS DE VI) AT AGE OF 77 PAR IK. April i a.-—Henri Brisson, president of the chamber of deputies, died yesterdav. He was born at Bour ges. July 31. 1835. Henri Brisson was on several occa sions defeuted In the election for the presidency of the republic. In 1894 iie stood second in the poll, receiving 195 votes to M. Caslmir Perier's 451. lie was first elected as representative nr the Seine in the assembly in 1871, having been prior to that deputy mayor of Paris. At the general elec tions in February. 187 H. he was elect ed for the tenth arrondtss<?ment of t’arls to the new chamber. He suc ceeded M. Cambetta as president of the chamber In 1981. «•»«* Vrab« Klllrri la Hattie. PARTS. April ti—Acrordlna to «!*»• patch** puldtsMAd her* on It si lan fore* n **tcrept ln*f to mug** a tontine on the roast of Tripoli mme into conflict with tlie Arabs. After severe Hahtlng the A rates retreated, leavlnw 40t dead. The Italians also lost heavily. AFTERNOON EDITION 2 SHIPS DASHING TO AID LINER TITANICWHICH STRUCK AN ICEBERG Gigantic Steamship Last Re- ? ported Limping in Direction of Cape Race NO DEFINITE NEWS REGARDING PASSENGERS® White Star Officials Believe All"] Would Be Saved If Vessel Should Sink MONTREAL, April 15.—At 11:10 the local agents of the White Star Line announced that th#y had received a relayed wire less which confirmed the eartter reporte that the Titanic wae not only afloat, but that her enginee were working 1 .. She ie heading to ward Halifax, the agents say, and her passengers are safe. The line agents,did not knew whether the Virginian was then with the Titanic, but they believe she ie standing by and may have already transferred the women and children. MONTREAL. April 15— Indirect messages received from points along the north coast late thia morning said the gigantic steamship. Titanic,; with a large passenger list, which struck an iceberg In 41.46 north lati tude, 50.14 west longitude last night, ; was struggling slowly but surely to- - ward Cape Race. At 9:55 the follow* j lng telegram was received by the United Press from the Marconi star j tion at SI. Johns, N. B.: Titanic, according to messages from Cape Race. St. Johns, an<l other points. Is nearing vicinity' of Gape Race. immediately after she struck the iceberg the Titanic sent out 'wireless flashes (or assistance. The Allan liner, Virginian, the fastest boat of that line, started Immediately to her assistance. in addition to the Virginian there were In the vicinity of the Titanic and racing toward her the Whit# Star Liners Olympic and Baltic; the Ham* b.irg-Atnerlcan Liner Cincinnati; the Cunarder Mauretania, the Print Adel* belt, Amerika, Friedrich W’ilhelm and half a doten freighters. At 8.30 this morning the Titanic was'still afloat and her engine* were working. At that hour she was crawl ing slowly in the general direction of (\tp* Pace the Virginian, which was en route to her. The Titanic reported that the worn en and children had been put in the lifeboats and that they were ready to be lowered at a moment’s notice. This would not be done, however, un til It was certain that the disabled giant liner was actually sinking. , I The weather this morning was clear (» oatlnurd o« ease I). IONIA AND LENAWEE PICA : DELEGATIONS EON WILSON New Jersey Man’s Supporters Are In Full Control of County Conventions IONIA, Mich.. April H>.—Tfie Woodrow Wilson forces were In com plete control of the lonia county Democratic convention held hers Saturday, and as a result a solid delf I egatton Instructed for the New Jer- I sey governor will go to the state convention at Bay City on May 16. The report of the committee on resolutions was unanimously adopted. It instructed the lonia delegates to support Wilson as first choice and Champ Clark for second. The rec ord of Congressman Edwin F. Sweet was also indorsed and the candidacy of James Scully, of lonia, for gov ernor, was approved. I The delegates named are: I. I* | Hubbell. of Reldlng; F. T. Flanagan, of Orleans; Fred E. Francis, of Port land; Samuel Stewell, of Eaaten (at large); A1 Sherwood, of Orleans; Ed lllgbee, of Ronald; J. W. Cowman, of North Plains; W. R. Grant, of Lyons; A. E. Jackson, of lonia; Bur ton Babcock, of Easton; G. P. Haw ley, of Keene; C. L. Wilson, of Sar anac; Fred, Eddy, of Berlin; F. E. j Crane, of Orange; Duncan Kennedy. lof Portland; S. L. Kauffman, of ; Sebewa; Jnmes Currie, of Danby; ( Wilson Elliott, of Odessa; Thomas ; Breckan, H. J. Leonard. W. R. Brick i er. of Beldtag; T. A. Carten, Fred M. i Cook. H. K Kidder. E. F. Gallagher, of lonia. ADRIAN, Mich., April 15—Woodrow Wilson for president was the unani mous choice of the Lenawee county j Democratic convention held here, Sat j urday The Wilson forces were in ] full control, and little opposition was shown by friends of other candidates. The following delegation so fEe" 1 -state convention*, instructed for Wil son. was named: John aMurer. A. V .Robertson, Vern C. Amberson, Ed. , Frensdorf. B. D. Chandler, J. W, Helme. Dr. D. L. Treat, G B. M. Sea- Jger, I. Q. Berry. J. W. Koehn. Archie j Park. Addison Porter, Charles DvSaV miat. W. D. Van Tile. D. Foley. E. J. 1 Roberts. Jacob Keenan. D. C. l4onr. Edward O Mealey. W. F. Derbyshire, A. A. Buck. I* A. Porter. J. K John son. W H. oore. Frank Judson. Wal ter Shelby. J. C. iffland. E. B. Clark. iE J. Plckford. 8. W. Fenton. F. B. j Woods and J. C Rogers I < tewt (a seises i DnswS. AMOY. April 18.—A boat Into which »|i«* passengers of the British steamer SciiniK'hun were disembarking rsn •l>»(t yesterday and 41 persons, mostly aom*-n. were «irowr*ed The deangenwn Us J just arrived !>«• frees Wngapnrs. ONE CENT.