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AGED MISER FOUND ' STARVED 10 DEATH f IN ip SHOP Carl Kroll, Cobbler Recluse, Be lieved To Possess For tune of $75,000 POLICE ARE STANDING GUARD OVER PREMISES Will Permit No One In While Coroner Searches For Wealth; He Finds Much Cash - Bslisvsd to bo tbs possessor of a fortune toUmated at between $60.0u0 and $76,000, contained in deeds, bortf&XM and cash, secreted in draw art, cheat* and various nooks and crannies of his shoe shop at No. 75t* Beventeenih-st. Carl Kroll, a recluse, V 0 years old, was found sitting erect tt hit cobbler stand, dead, Tuesday Horning. Coroner Burgees helloes that the need man starved himself 4> death, refusing to purchase food with his hoarded wealth. A. It Hunter, of NO. 661 FYmrteanth sve., one of the few in tuna te acquaint ances of the old man, jiiscoveaed the body when he made his regular morn ing call, to take care of KroU, bho had been in ill-health for some time, but always stoutly refused to oonsult a physician. Hunter found KroU sit ting erect, with hands folded on his lap, and did not know that he was dead until he attempted to aaouse him. There was evidences of heart dis ease, but the coroner also found in dications of malnutrition. Boater notified the police, and rumors that the aged man was a miser caused the police to place a guard about the premises. ▲bout $260 In cash was found by the coroner, each bill carefully folded up and tucked Into a crevice, drawer or some other receptacle. Kroll owned the property In which he lived, and also bad the deeds to four other pieces of property in the same block. The coroner declares that Kroll slept on a filthy old pallet, and had few of the bare necessities of life. His wile died, sevyal years ago, and though the old man is said to have a step-brother in Delray, and a brother in Youngstown, 0., he lived all alone, had few friends, and spent most of his time working over his little oobbler stand. Coroner Burgess will mases fur ther Investigation of the case, and the police guard 'around the premises will be maintained until the coroner makes a thorough search for hidden treasures. N. P, A/S ANNUAL MEETING IN CHICAGO JUNE 24-26 The next annual meeting of then's, tional Press association, formerly^the National Editorial association, will be held Ml Chicago, June 24 to 26 next, with headquarters at the Sherman house. The sessions of the association will be conducted In four departments, ss follows: First —Department of newspaper and Job printing, to Include the coat sys tem, under the direction of J. Clyde Os wald, publisher of the American Print er. Second —Department of the daily newspapers. In charge of T. B. Hall, of Jamestown. N. Y. Third—Department of the weakig newspaper, In charge of Ovid Ball, of Fulton. Mo. Fourth—Department of loarnaMstlc education, in charge of Walter Will iams, dean of the sohool of Journalism of the University of Missouri- It lb expected that a number es men Rrominent in newspaper work will de ver addressee during the sessions A printers’ supply exposition will be open during the three days she asso ciation Is In seeaton- Following the meeting a seven-days' trip prUl be taken through South Da kota during which all the scenic at tractions of that state. Including wind cave, said to be thq greatest and most woadarful cave In tne United States wjll be visited. From the time the special train enters South Dakota un til it leaves the state not a cent of ex pense will be incurred by anyone ex cept the Pullman fares, which wll be nominal. Under the reorganisation plan every member of every regularly organized press association in the United States is entitled to membership in the Na tional association upon payment of a membership fee of $2. Address W. F. ParrOt, secretary, Waterloo, lowa ADMITS ABUSING GIRL ON ANOTHER OCCASION Joseph Jacques, 55 years old. plead ed not guilty when arraigned. Tuesday afternoon, before Justice Jeffries on a charge of abusing Vlolst Stulz, 11- year-old girl, living st No. 125 Adams ave. east, who was attacked in her bedroom by a man, early Saturday morning. His examination was set for May t end bail was fixed at SSOO, two sureties Jaoques, who has 10 children, the youngest 13 years old. and who room ed in the Stuls home, was taken before Prosecutor Shepherd to make a state ment prior to going to court. He ad mitted being very fond of Violet Stulz and sold that he had bought her shoes and token her to the theater, last Fri day night He emphatically denied, 1 * however, that he was her assailant, but acknowledged subjecting her to In dignities on former occasions. He, said he was particularly fond of little girls, but had no time for women. Csrssir Frtfcw Draft. Coroner Rothacher la investigating the death of Mrs. Klale Tomm*.-w*kl, *7 yeera old. who died in her home. No. #T7 Mitchell-a ve.. at S o'rlock Tuesday morning, following the birth of a child, liar husband. Adam, aaya that two dor* tor* attended his wife at 4 o'clock In Lthe morning; that they gave her chloro form and left her under the Influence of the drug at T o'clock; that he called on or>n of them a little later, when lie saw ghe waa sinking, and that ha re fused to respond, saying he wax rest |ng The child also dle<f NKU YORK VO\KV. t NEW YORK. April 30 -Money on rail- * per cent. Time money: 3VW i'ji pgr cent for six months. Bar stl- London. 19 J-l« pence; New York (IV Demand sterling: |4 16 4 MH vx «;•- Tte ~ Child Gets Death Injuries When He Ignites His Dress M tth Alatche s PONTIAC, Mich., April 30.—Arthur Molow, aged two and a half years, la dead ss the result of burns sustained wheu he Isnlicd his dress a hi'** playing with matches. Kiiday. He was a son of Mr. aud Mrs. William Melow, of hsrmmgum. and securad the matches wheu his mother stepped to a neighbors home lor a few moments. His body was a mass of blisters Policeman Must Pay $250 For Arresting Woman Without Warrant in Her Home Judgment for $250 against John Wlshnewskl. a policeman, was re turned by Justice Command. Tuesday, iu a suit for damages brought uy Celina Csvkowski. t The plaintiff charged false arrest, olaimiug that the officer entered her home and compelled her to accompany him to the police sutiou, where she was closeted with three detective* and questioned for hours until she be came hysterical. This action of the policeman was taken, she said, upon the complaint of a hoarder, who uiet the officer on the street and told hhn •he had stolen $lO. 4W Justice Command held that the officer had no right to enter the woman s home and arrest her without a warrant, when he saw no crime committed. After the woman's arrest tt was shown that she did not steal the money. State Politic* Congressman McMorran. who is vis- Iting his home In Port Huron this week, has announced that he will uot be a candidate for re-election and that he will not endorse any of the men who have declared themselves candi dates for the Republican congres sional nomination in the Seventh dis trict. t&lward Frensdorf, of Hudson, chair man of the Woodrow Wilson league, said in an interview at Kalamazoo, that there la uo argument against the instruction of delegates to a state convention providing there la any merit In the primary. "When the primary is used," he •aid, "it means all manner of manipu lation of delegates is at an end; the delegates selected must represent the majority and are bound to vote as directed by the primary.” The Elkton Review recently pub lished a strong endorsement of State Treasurer Sleeper for the Republican nomination for governor and it was reprinted bv the Sanilac County 1 ar mer. In It Mr. Sleeper is credited with bringing the state treasury out of "the slough of disreputable . and disgusting disgrace and placing it where it belongs” and it is predicted that he would do the same for the en tire state administration if placed at its head. Representative John Kalmbach is reported to be a candidate for the Re publican nomination for prosecutor of Washtenaw county against Prosecutor E. K. Iceland, who is a candidate for renomlnatlon. Referring to the candidacy of State Senator Carl Mapes for the Republi can nomination for congressman in the Fifth district, the Lansing State Journal compliments Senator Mapes on his having been an excellent floor leader for Progressive legislation And It adda that there is great need in congress for men who are not only able and honest but willing to give industrious attention to serious and practical legislation.” Speaking from the convention city with the echoes of the riotous Repub lican state convention still reverberat ing, The Bay City Tribune declares "it Is useless to disguise the fact that the breach between the Roosevelt and Taft wings of the Republican party haa widened to the pplnt threatens the defeat of the party. ’ Circuit Judge Nelson W. Sharpe, of the 34th circuit, who is being boomed In the Tenth congressional district for appointment as successor to U. ff. District Judge Angell, at Detroit, has presided over his circuit for 20 yeais Many times he has had no opposition at the elections. His circuit is the largest in the state comprising the counties of Arenac. Crawford. Glad win. Ogemaw, Otsego and Roscom-< sum. As Massachusetts goes, so will the Republics® national convention go. ac cording to the opinion of Congress man H. O. Young, of the Twelfth dis trict "If Taft wins in Massachusetts be will win the nomination; other wise he will not,” said Mr. Young to the Calumet News. Woodrow Wilson leaders In Wayne county are beginning to take comfort out of their recent losing fight to cap-, ture the Democratic county conven tion by analyzing the campaign made by the Democratic county organiza tion against them. While the Wilson men showed up at the convention claiming only about 50 delegates, the Harmon-Clarlt opposition as represent ed by the county and city organiza tions had been working tooth and nail two and a half weeks to Insure an uninstructed delegation. Why such an absolutely complete machine should work so hard against the new and incomplete Wilson organization Is the question that has aet the Wilson men thinking Where the voters have had a fair chance to express themselves they have shown a preponderance of two to one for Roosevelt. Where the bosses have managed the conventions they have returned a delegation prac tically unanimous for Taft. It Is not altogigher what Taft says he stands for, It Is not what Roosevelt declares he favors altogether, fn deciding It Is often necessary to see who Is back ing up the two candidates and judge what their statements mean by the friends they attract to their support. Omega Oil Rheumatism and Lumbago Usually one or two rubbings with this wonderful Oil will give relief. Xrul bools ioc. , Urge bottles *ou THE DETROIT TIMES: WEDNESDAY. MAT?!, 1B1*!? Neither Taft nor Roosevelt are bad men. Both mean to do the right thing. The question Is. will the country be better off to go ahead by the slow going methods of Taft, or to go ahead by the more rapid methods of Roose velt? — Hillsdale Daily. Senator Smith of Michigan favors the renominatiou of President Taft, but it is hard to understand why he should do so. He is and has been against him in every prominent feature of his administration. • • • Mr. Smith opposed President Taft as to reciprocity, tariff regulation by a commission, the arbitration treaties, aud Central Amerlcau control. He has not favored even one of Mr. Taft's pet projects but has opposed every one of them. Yet Mr. Smith favors Jeopardizing Republican success by renominating Mr. Taft. This incon sistency may doubtless be accounted for by Mr. Smith s acting upon the be lief, which some montits ago was gen eral, that Michigan was for Taft. He finds himself committed to the Taft candidacy but his state admittedly for Roosevelt by a prodigious majority. Depend upon It. Mr. Smith realizes the awkwardness and the danger of the situation and is ardently wishing he had taken his customary perch on the fence. —Allegan Gazette. EXTRA JUDGE WILL SIT FOR TWO MONTHS The sum of $1,300 was allowed by the ways and means committee of the hoard of county supervisors. Monday afternoon, to pay for the services of an extra circuit court Judge to assist the Wayne circuit bench during May and June. This is made necessary by the great increase in business. Judge Tucker, of Mt. Clemens, who has assisted the local Judges ou previous occasions, has been written to. and if he can make arrangements he will be asked to take the position. Sheriff Gaston's request for ten motor cycles with which to put a stop to joy riding and speeding by testers on county roads, was referred back to the county auditors for a recommends tion. W. E. Duperow has besh appointed general agent ot the passsnger de partment of the Grand Trunk Pacific railway and coast steamships and Grand Trunk Railway system, with office in Vancouver, B. C. Previously he has occupied various positions in !he passenger and transportation de partments of the Grand Trunk lines iu eastern Canada. , The 1 Ebbitt House WASHINGTON, D. C. No matter what you came to Washington for—business or pleasure—The Ebbitt is most centrally located to everywhere. Recently re modeled, refurnished and redecorated throughout thoroughly modern in every feature. Rooms, single or en suite, with or without bath. RATES! A atari** a Plaa—S3 fa fS par day. Eara»MS Plaa—«l.M ta 94 par day. » 0. F. SCHOTT, Proprietor. 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Act quickly if you want a copy. ~ Save six consecutive coupons and prssent thsm at The Detroit Times Office No 13-15 John R -St. EACH BOOK BY MAIL 15c EXTRA for POSTAGE Belle Isle Casino Open FOR THE .SEASON. With its Famous Fish *9 CT Dlftf A and Chicken Dinner C Jv •MIC Service on the First Floor. PAUL KOLBE, Proprietor. MAYOR THOMPSON SITS 111 RITE COOED HAVE SEEN KEPT UNDER 1911FIGORE Executive Says He Sees Many Places To Apply Knife But Keeps Silent WAS IGNORED LAST YEAR Says Council and Estimators Must Take Blame For Bumper Budget "It is a serious reflection on the city,” said Mayor Thompaou. Tuesday morning. In las first public utterance ou the work of the board of estimates iu allowing a budget which will mean a tax rate of more than S2O as against the present rate of $18.15. "1 do not wish to appeaj as knoc k lug the board or the council in this matter, but they will certainly have to take the responsibility (or a higher tax rate. "A year ago 1 sent a special mes sage to the board urging economy and a reduction in the tax rate. 1 went to great pains u> get details re garding city funds for the board, and I conferred with the estimators day after day. I labored In behalf of the workingman, who w - ants the benefit of a low tax rate., I would get the promise of a committee to cut out a certain big item one night, and the next night when I wasn't present the committee would reinstate the item. And so It went all through the Dro ceedings. Why, it was eveu said by tome around town that Inasmuch as I had declared myself for a low tax rate and was elected after pledging myself to obtain a low tax rate, the board would ‘fix’ me. It was said that i the board would see to it that 1 got no political advantage by obtaining a low tax rate for the city. "This year I considered the matter very seriously. The treatment and consideration accorded me in my fight for lower taxes last year were not very encouraging. 1 did not want any quarrel with the estimators so I kept out. But the people know where I stand on the subject. 1 have gone on iecord repeatedly and my work last year bears witness to what I have done to obtain a low tax rate. If the estimators see fit to allow appropria tions which mean an addition of $2 or more to the tax rate that is their look cut, and they will have to stand re sponsible for it before the citizens of Detroit. There can be no shifting of responsibility in this matter, no point, ing to the mayor and asking what he has done to obtain a reduction in the tax rate. 'The fact is that the more you give some city departments the more they can spend. When appropriations are once allowed that is the end of it; the money is spent and the following years larger appropriations are asked for. "I sincerely believe that the tax rate this year could not only have been kept down to $18.15. but actually |gii! T^tSfflp^Y For Particular* Coaault Ageata. SUNDAY EXCURSIONS NAY sth. 1912 lfosnmCmKß OK ION aad retura 9 .SS CAMO aad refura I.SS SAGINAW aad velars I.SS HAY CITY aad retura 1.80 Special trala laaxea Detroit. Third Street Mtatloa. 7tO» A. Woodward Axe.. TilS A. >l. AV\ AHHOH aad retaru..., f .MO Jl< K*o\ aad retura 1.00 GR AM) K Al'lDs aad retara IT.OO M pedal trala leaxe* Detroit 7ilS A. M. City Ticket Offlcc, X*. 1 Opera Hauae Block. Station, Foot of Third Street. Ta CIIDfIDC ociCAn steamship 10 LuHUrL TICKETS on .tha prln clpal steamship lines at tariff rates, sold at HIRACHFEI.D BROS.' TICKET OPTICS. T 1 GRIS. WOLD- ST. (Eatraaea on Larued-ef.) mad** lowsr than that, without da* creasing the efficiency of any us tha departments. Consider that there waa tu ItcthUi of rnora than $43,300 000 In the assessed valuation of the city ami with all that put on the property cwnera of the city they are asked to I ay $2 more a thousand than at pres ent. The record of the board of esti mates speaks for itself. Auy business tnau or citizen can figure out for him self what was done. “The increase will lie largely felt ty the small tazpayera. who can hard* |> afford more money for such pur poses. “I could take Item after Item In the budget and point out where reductions could have been made without injur ing the city or hampering the work of any department, but I do not wiyh to quarrel with the estimators at this time. They are a law unto themselves and their actions speak for them >* Ivea. TEN PERSONSSWEPT TO DEATH IN TORNADO GILBERT. U.: April 30—Ten per sons were killed and a score Injured tu a tornado sweeping over three par ishes of Louisiana early today. Scores of buildings were wrecked, resulting in heavy property damage. The dead Include Sidney Roaa. 10, killed at Gilbert. In Franklin parish parish G L Ross was crushed to death under a falilug building. Eight men working in the fields were killed. THE DAY’S SERVICE ON A BIG LINE On the early morning cars—those cars that take the last of the night hawks home—arc always to be found conductors and motormen riding as passengers. They are the day men of the company starting for the car houses to begin their day’s work, and they begin their labors in many cases two hours before the factory employes take off their coats. • • • • At 4130 a. m. the day operation of the Woodward line begins, when all cars available are rushed into the service. The procession of cars—practically all free from passengers start ing from the big car house in Highland Park, proceed to the foot of Woodward avenue or to the Michigan Central depot and, there turning, begin the outbound trip, taking on numbers of passengers at the Campus. From Grand River avenue north these cars continue picking up a steady stream of workers coming from the side streets and. in addition, a large number of transfer passengers at the intersections of the Crosstown lines at Forest and Warren avenues. This practically completes the loading, while the unloading commences at Amsterdam avenue, with the result that all the workers have been distributed among the several plants in time for work at 6:30 a. m. These workers disposed of, the cars return to the heart of the city, carrying those begin ning work in*the down-town section between 6:30 and 9:30 a. m.—factory hands, clerks, students and those of the professions. Returning to the car house, the “trippers” retire from service and from then on the patrons of the day cars are the shoppers, with a considerable noon and matinee increase above normal. All are in the city’s center when the evening rush hour opens up at 4145 p. m., lasting for slightly over an hour. * * * * ' When the evening rush hour demand for service comes it is not by any means confined to the northward movement as was the case a few years ago. There is an almost equally great southward movement from the large manufacturing plants far out the avenue so that it is necessary to have cars assembled at the north end in which return these factory workers back to the Crosstown intersections and to the center of the city for distribution out the radiating lines around the city hall. This crush is somewhat eased by means of special cars provided for the employes of the Cadillac and Ford motor car companies. • • • • The course of travel on the Woodward line as given above is typical of that prevailing on the other lines, except that the normal day travel on the Woodward line is more constant as well as greater than on any of the others. The traffic on the Jefferson line requires cars to pull out of the Jefferson car house as early as 4:98 a. m. and proceed clear to the westerly limits of the city on Grand River avenue for the purpose of transporting passengers to the extreme easterly limits of the city on Jefferson avenue. The Michigan-Gratiot-Mack line is subject to great irregularity of service owing to the fact that some tracks in the congested district are largely used by cars of other lines. The Crosstown line is used largely as a transfei line to and from 14 other lines. The Fort line service is made irregular on account of numerous j;rade crossings with steam road tracks It is the experience of the company that the great majority of patrons of the various lines time themselves so as to allow just a sufficient number of minutes to reach the scenes of their labor should there be no interruption of service. While this is a flattering commendation to the regularity of service given by the company, a sufficient margin for possible delay should be allowed. • • A rush for the last car for work and a rush for the first car after the day's work is done produce crowding and confusion. There would be much less of this crowding and confusion were there a greater variation in the hours in which manufacturing plants opened and closed. * * * # Next Tuesday in this paper and in this space will appear, “Mektng Schedules for Street Cers. 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P. 3.—And in spite of it alt* we are not sure that we believe in the recall of the Judiciary. * The greatest single article ever in Everybody’s SHME-UP 111 POSTOFFICE STAFF IS COMM SOON Reorganization, With Economy as the Motive, Will Result in Fewer Officials Postmaster General Hitchcocks cam paign for economy has struck Detroit in the form of rumors of a reorganisa tion of the local poaloffice staff to take effect in a mouth or tlx weeks Two superintendents. It is sgid, will take the place of five now bolding office, and there is much speculation as to the identity of the two men to be placed in charge. Rumors agree pret ty well upou J. C. Hudson, now in charge of the money order branch, as the uew superintendent of finance, aud tor the new auperlnteudency of mailt, both Oliver Burke, uow superintend ent of delivery, and C. C. Kellogg, sup erintendent of the registry branch have been mentioned. According to the rumors, K. U Fuller, present super intendent of malls, and C. P. Niles, superintendent of second-class matter, will probably become assistants to the new superintendent of malls. Postmaster Homer Warren declines tc discuss the proposed reorganization. He admitted that luspeetort bad been worklug here bui declared that their import had not been seut to Waahinu t, n Other federal officials declai>'i that the report of the Inspectors had not been completed. The inspectors began work here, Jau. g. and tt is said will be her** an other week or*two. There have beon nine *d them worklug In Detroit ut different times, II A. Htrohtu. a. A Macltwal* K IV Howe, M H. Case. K A Mackev, >' J Gould. J. A. Niles. H. liadsel. and H K Ballard. All are connected with the Chicago dlvlslou of the poeiolfloe department Reorganisation such as is reported to t>e proposed for Detroit has been effected tu s autubtr of other cities, netnbly tu Toledo, where, it Is said, the change did not meet popular favor, and in Grand Rapids and Cincinnati. MRS. CADIEHX WILL APPEAL DIVORCE CASE Mrs. Rmeltta Cadleuz, who wus sev -oi*gl weeks ago denied a dlvorc e by Judge Hosntsr from her husband, Ur, Henry Cadleux. one of the best-known physicians In the city, with an office la the fashionable Pasadena apart ments on Jefferson ave.. has filed her appeal bond, and will carry the case to the supreme court. Mrs. t udleux charged non-support und cruelty, al leging that the doctor lost his earn lugs betting on the horses.