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The maid was in the srarden, hanging out her clothes, , Down flew a blackbird and perched upon her nose; •• What makes your clothes so very white,’’ the saucy blackbird said, 4 T washed them with Fels-Naptha,” replied the pretty maid. Most labor-savers cost money. A new-fangled washer, an electric sad iron or a gas range mean you have to pay out a good sum to start with. But Fels-Naptha Soap will save you more work than all these other things put together land it costs no more than other soaps. Labor-saving and economy are com bined in Fels-Naptha. And labor is not the only thing saved. When you wash with Fels-Naptha Soap the Fels-Naptha way, in cool or lukewarm water, it saves the clothes. No boiling to soften them; no hard rubbing to wear them out. They last twice as long. No matter how big the washing is, it doesn’t take half as long as if you boiled and hard-rubbed the clothes. They’ll be sweeter, whiter and cleaner. Isn’t it worth trying? Be sure and use cool or lukewarm water in Winter or Bummer —no boiling — according to directions on the red and green wrapper. tAWSON WOULD INCREASE GRADE SEPARATION WORK Corporation Counsel ljiw*on stated, Saturday, that he will ask the railroads to agree to an expenditure of $300,000 yearly In the separation of grade cross ing s. The present agreement with the railroads requires them to spend $200,- oao. The railroads hare represented to Mr. l-Awaon that they are spending more than the required sum this year. They have offered to eliminate grades in any section of the city that may be designated, but soihe doubt Is express 111 !' ' ' ,1 Jr This Food Has a New Flavour K , Variety is the spice of life. Ordinary foods often become monotonous. Vary your diet with * • • • Post Tavern Special —a new food ■V j vv*k *£,' .>* ri • made from the best parts of wheat, com and rics. It is economical and easy to prepare—cook and serve as you would old-fash ioned porridge. MStW ***** Post Tavern Special is creamv, appetizing and substantial. Try it as part of tomorrow s breakfast. Sold by grocers in 15c packages. 1 AU4? bjr Poetum fereal (>., Ltd., Pure Food Factories, Battle Creek, Mich. ed as to whether they will agree to Increase the required expenditure. If the agreement could be effected Mr. I.awflon states that grade crossings In the Eighteenth ward could he separat ed next year without the railroads dls | continuing the work In other sections of the city. }. Attorney Roy E. Drowned. of Fen iton. secretary of the Taft campaign tommittee in Michigan, has announc jed himself a candidate against Con : cress man S, W, Smith, for the Repub |liear. nomination for congressman in | the sixth district. THE DETROIT TIMES: MONDAY, MAY 13. 191*. LETTER PRINTED IK TIMES BRINGS SNUG FORTUNE TQ YOUNGWOMANjN HUNGARY Inquiry F'rom Lily Nixon A* To Grandmother s Estate Comes Just in Time BROTHER HAD CLAIMED IT Judge Durfee Reopens Matter and Nearly $6,000 Will Go To Girl It was fortunate for Mlaa Idly* Nix on. formerly of Detroit, but who now Uvea in Debrechen. Hungary, that she wrote a letter to Mayor Thomp son recently, asking him to aid her tn obtaining the estate she believed had been left by her grandmother. Mrs Mary A. Hovenden, when the latter died, March 5. 1911. It was «till more, fortunate that Mayor Thomp son referred the letter to The Times A former friend of Mrs. Hovenden, who read the letter In The Time*, called Probate Judge Durfees atten tion to the matter, and now Ml** Nixon will receive an estate valued at $5,704. which wa* about to be closed up In favor of Mr* Hoven den a brother. William J. Ward, of Port fJanilac. Mich. Mias Nixon etated in her letter that *he went to Hungary from De troit with her mother. 14 year* ago, when Mias Nixon was but eight year* old. Her parent* had been divorced Her father had served a sentence for attempting to kill hi* daughter when she was but six year* old and fear of him led Miss Nixon and her mother to leave home. Mother and daughter are now earning their liv ing by doing English correspondence for a Arm in Debrechen. Five years ago. Miss Nixon learn ed that her father had died She was aware that hi* mother. Mr* Mary A Hovenden had money and that she Mvtd somewhere In Michigan. Ml** Nixon had a friend In Minneapolis am! !a*t summer she heard from her that Mrd Hovenden had died. Ml** NUon’a friend in Minneapolis also died In December. 1911, and the girl was then put to the task of tracing the fact* a* to her grandmother a death and the disposition of-her estate. She appealed to the Ameri can consul in Debrechen. but got no satisfaction, she says. Then she wrote the Detroit police and received no answer. She next Inquired of Post master Warren and learned that her grandmother had died March 5, 1911. That is a* far as the postofflee au thorities could go in the matter. Her next step was to write Mayor Thomp son. He read her letter with a smile. “Another woman over in Europe asking us to And her a fortune, he remarked, passing the letter o\er to The Time* reporter. In the month* that elapsed alnce Mrs. Hovenden* death. William J. Ward a brother of Mr* Hovenden had made affidavit that he was next of kin and was entitled to the estate. K petition for an administrator was granted and commissioners were ap pointed who reported the following properly a* belonging to the estate: ETou.e and lot on Sixth-.t. . . .IS. Household good* L Old Jewelry *nd eveglass ... Old watch and rhatn Old silver-plated ware • • r«ah In hank . . Other old furniture Old cutlery “ 00 Total Most of the personal property has heeu disposed of by the administrator and converted Into ca*h. "I have no doubt but that Mrs Hovenden * brother was sincere when he Aled claim to the estate.” said Judge /Durfee. “Another month and the estate would have been closed up and the property turned over to him Put. if Mlaa Nixon establishes her identity the property will now revert L/W/P Makes \//// Home Baking 1/// Easyarid Profitable Vv f ROYAL! Baking Powder \\\\ Adds Healthful QualifiestotheFood //// \\ The only Baking Powder made I \\ .from Royal Grape /111 >\\vGTeam ojTartan/74 to her She will have to go before the American consul and make af fidavit.” In a letter to Miss Nixon, Deputy Registrar of FYobate Palmer says that the matter was called to the at tention of the court through the pub- Pcation In The Times of the letter to Mayor Thompson. DABBLING IN WHEAT CLEANS OUT I. S.. MORRIS The disastrous results of Isaac S. Morris' plunge into the wheat market was revealed iu Judge Mandoll s court, Saturday, when a motion was made for an accounting and for the appointment of a receiver. Morris, who is a well-known Sunday school worker, at one time owned the Abbey apartments on Adams ave east. He gave C. F Doying. of Toledo, an option on the property for $2C,000, and two days later gave an option to Meyer Shapiro, to whom he agreed to sell for $26,000. This sale was made and Morris was given property on Maoombst., valued at $12,000 and a mortgage for $3,500 as pari pay ment. In the circuit court several months ago. Doying sued Morris for his fail ure to carry out the option, and was given a verdict for $4,000. When an effort was made to collect on the ver dict. it was found that the mortgage and the Macomb st. property hail been placed In the name of Morris' wife and daughter, 1-ater. according to af fidavits made In the circuit court commissioners* office. Morris deposit ed the mortgage with a firm of De troit brokers and opened an account, dealing in wheat. His first venture was a success, but he continued in the game, and recently closed out the account, owing the broker $1.25. The case was postponed until next week to permit the inrtoduction of further evidence QUACK WANTED HERE IS ARRESTED IN PITTSBURG Chief of Detectives Robert Palmer received a telegram from the Pitts burgh police. Saturday, notifying him that Henry J. Schlerson, alleged 'quack” doctor, was under arrest In the steel city on the hench warrant, issued bv Judge Connolly when Schierson failed to appear here for trial The telegram advises Capt. Palmer to send a man prepared to make a fight for extradition, as Schierson ha> engaged counsel and announced that he will fight to the last ditch against being brought hack to Detroit. Schlerson’a S3OO bond has been for feited. North Star lodge. Star of Flethlehem. Kill hold an Installation of officers. Mondav evening, in American Eagle temple. Social and Personal Mis* Beatrice Forbes Robertson was the guest of a number of women mem iters of the Country club, in the club. Saturday afternoon, at u reception and tea. Mr and Mrs. Eugene Kopple an nounce the engagement of their daughter. Miss Hernia E. Kopple, to Dr. Harold Rothschild, of St. Paul. Ml nii. —<Sr— Dr. land Mrs. Carl E. Bonning have removed from No 9ft High st. east, to their new’ home. No. 37 Chandler ave. The third annual banquet of the Church of To-Morrow the young peo ple's organization of the Jefferson ave. Presbyterian will ibe held in Newberry chapel. Tuesday evening. May 21. at 7 o’clock Mrs fj. W Balch and M*-*. Eliza beth Ranney sailed from- New York. Saturday morning, for Europe, on the North Cterman Lloyd steamer. Konig Albert. —(s> ’The marriage of Miss Helen Rtts rel. daughter of Henry Russel. No. f«l7 Jefferson-ave.. to Henry Fletcher Wardwell, of New York, will take place. Saturday afternoon. June 1. On the same day. Miss Helen Berrry will he married to Lewis Baron Good w' in. IP An informal dan< ine party ending with supper at midnight was given Friday evening, in the new hall of the Frederick Stearns and compay laboratories, the affair being compli mentary to the employes and their guests. • « A number of girls friends, Includ ing several of »he young women em cloved in the Detroit Overall gom pony, gave a bridal shower to Misß Lillian Moelke. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Moelke, No 239 Hale st, Friday evening. 1n her home. Miss Moelke will be married. Wednesday. May 15. to Louis Bunte, of Waltz. Mich The date of the marriage of Miss Claire Olin Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs 8. Olln Johnson, to Elmore Lowell Staples, of Wycliff British Columbia, has been set foi Saturday •ifternoon, May 25. in the Johnson home. No 56 Rowenast. The Rev. Lee S. McCollester will be the of ficiating clergyman. Miss Alice John son will be her sister's maid <*l 4rdn or. and Mrs. Homer Johnson, matron of honor Others of the immediate bridal party will Include Miss Ger trude Osb’irn. Miss Alexandrine Prod head, of Detroit, and Mies Margaret Pickle, of Louisville. Kv. Murray Wendell will be beat man. —(•) The Amateur Theatrical club of the Y„ W. C. A., will give two comedies ‘ Doctor Cure All” and "Popping the Question,” in the auditorium. Friday evening, May 17. The annual educa tional, banquet of the association will be held Thursday evening. May 23; the last entertainment for the season Friday evening, May 24, and the an nual outing and picnic, Decoration day. May 30. The latter will be held at Pine lake instead of at Grace cottage. !,ake Orion, as usual, because of ex tensive repairs being made to Grace cottage. *—<§)-- The annual educational exhibition of the V. \V. C. A. educational classes will be held in the association building. Wednesday and Thursday, May 16 anil 17 from 11 o'clock i uthe morning until it o'clock in the evening There will be examples of the work accomplished in the various classes from the Irish crochet class to the domestic science and dressmaking. Wednesday at noon a rausicale w ill be given by pupils of the music and elocution (lasses; Wed nesday evening an exhibition of gym nastic work, in the gymnasium and Thursday evenin. a program of music and other interesting features. Tea will be served to visitors from 4 to 5 o'clock Wednesday and Thursday aft ernoons. The public-* is Invited to visit the exhibition. NEW TIMES SERIAL Read "The Man in the Brown Derby,” an absorbing mystery story, by Wells Hastings, which begins as a serial in The Times, Thursday, May 16. Serious Costly Sickness is far too sure to come when your bodily strength has hem undermined by the poison of bde. Headache*, sour stomach, unpleasant breath, nervousness, and a wish to do nothing arc all signs of biliousness—signs, too. that your system needs help. Just the right help it given and the bodily condition which invites serious sickness Is Prevented By timely use of Beecham’a Pills. This famous vegetable, and always efficient family remedy will clear your system, regulate your bowels, stimulate your liver, tone your nerves. Your digestion will be so improved, your food will nourish you and you will be strong to IX) and to resist. You will feel greater vigor and vitality, as well as buoysot spirits —after you know sod use ffleechamX &ilti Tkv lifts—l wUh «WTT V— «w rdwtU- miriißr Se w— a —^ Sold M.rrwli«* In Ui«> 10c., 25c SOCIETY RELI ES IN RED CROSS DRILLS WASHINGTON, May 11—Dead aid dying litteied the park around Wash ington's monument this afternoon. Put it was all "Make believe**— tl\e ‘Bills of team* attending the Interna tional Red Cross conference. Men playing dead and wounded made a most realistic spectacle. And the "dead and dying" enjoyed It, an wol! as ar. immense audience, comprising the diplomatic and congressional corps and .ill official Washington Society , belles, headed by Miss Marion Oliver daughter of the as sistant secretary of war. and Mis* Alvs Meyer, daughter of the secre tary of ihe navy, led rival teams of Red Cross nurses Explosion of an artifleal coal mir*» was another spectacular feature of the drills. A coal mine relief car was used, with -all first aid appliances for mining disasaters Other rescue drills were given bv pr nv and ntwy hospital corps, fire men. policemen and boy scouts. HEAD OF Kt LBN G ANG ON V.ITNESS STAND WYTHEVILI »: Va.. May 11.—Floyd Allen, patrlarcl the Allen gang to day took the stai i in his own defense against first degree punishment for hi* part in the Hillsville murders. He told some of his history, talking almost Inaudlbly and be was apparently verv nervous. f'nder questioning by At torney Willis, he swore that he had ’old his lawyer at the Hillsville tria' Judge Bolen, that he Intended to "taki his medicine" from Judge Massie. Allen said while he was standing up for sentence in Judge Massle's court-room. Sheriff Webb opened fire and then Clerk Goad wounded hin: (Alleni in the hip and leg.