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Scandal That Bloodsuckers Are
Allowed to Be in Business, He
Tells C. H. S. Graduates
Says Nostrums Contain Nar
cotics From Bondage of Which
v Patients Seek Freedom
"We moit educate the children to
be harder to fool than their parents
are." said S. Lawrence Bigelow, pro
fe&aor of general and physical chem
istry, University of 'Michigan, In
closing his address on “Science as a
protection agalust fraud,” before the
graduating class of the Central High
school, in the auditorium of the
’ school, Thursday morning.
The professor paid his respects to
the medical quacks in particular, and
appealed to his hearers to use their
iulluence to put them out of the busi
“Many women are todky denying
, themselves the necessities and com*
forts of life to buy the useless prep
arations of quacks,” said the professor
In the course of his talk, “in the hope
that they or some dear friends may be
benefited. Now, something must be
done to stop these bloodsuckers. It's
a scandal, an outrage, that they should
be allowed to go on. Someone
cynically say that a man should suf
fer If he Is fool enough to pay a dol
lar for something that Is no good.
I say that such reasoning Is wrong;
we should help to protect one another
from such frauds, and use the laws to
put the medical parasites In jail,
where they belong.”
The professor, In exposing some of
the more prominent of patent medi
cines, pointed out that they contained
more alcohol than does champagne,
one exceptionally popular “remedy”
having three times as much. Sooth
ing syrups soothed, be said, because
they are liberally supplied with mor
So-called cures for the drug habit
also came in for a roasting. The pro
fessor declared that the cures were
pure fakes; that the drugs given as
curative agencies contained the very
same drug to which the patients were
enslaved. Scientific analyses had
proven this, he said. The only differ
ence In the administration was that
the drug In the treatment was given
at an elevated price.
“It is something terrible to think
how this band of human varapireß
•carries on its damaging work,” said
the professor in “panning” the "drug
The professor said statistics proved
that 85 per cent of diseases would
ruu their course and disappear with
out treatment of any kind, and that
the patent medicine manufacturers
could very well lay claim to that per
centage of cures. He also told of a
certain preparation for “the recrea
tion of lost health” being sold for a
dollar a bottle, while the cost of pre
paring It was only about four cents.
It had a flavor of cottage cheese,
which seemed to be a fascinating
feature, the professor said. Other
concoctions were sold at an even
greater percentage of profit, costing
less than one per cent to prepare,
while selling for a dollar and more
per bottle, the speaker declared.
Frauds In connection with the ex
traction of gold from seawater were
also reviewed by the professor, as
were the schemes of unscrupulous
brokers, who swindled by means of,
brooked mining deals. The brokers,;
he said, paid as much as 25 cents a
name for prospective victims, being
particularly anxious to get hold of
widows and orphans, to whom life in-'
surance had been left. These frauds, |
he said, were accomplished through
the “devilish Ingenuity of Impostors."
' While It was difficult to reach cer
tain kinds of quacks and swindlers,
the professor said tlxat the present
pure food laws were working havoc
with the patent medicine manufactur
ers, because they are now obliged to
tell on the labels what their nos
trums contain.
The presentation of the diplomas to
the graduates followed the address.
Music was furnished by the school
LONDON, June 20.—A mysterious
Krtsonlng case is reported from West
am. Gustav Neumann, aged 73, and
Charlotte, his wife, aged 72, kept
a grocer's shop, were found in a state
of collapse. Mr. Neumann died soon
after, but his wife recovered, having
only suffered from shack.
The curious Interest of the affair
centers around Neumann’s alleged dis
covery of "The Elixir of Life." "I
snail always look and feel as I am—
never older, always young." was his
frequent statement. The dead man,
it is stated, was the son of a German
doctor. He had spent Ms earliet
years In Germany and the United
States. Coming to West Ham about
40 years ago he opened a green
grocer's business.
. The subtle operations of drugs and
herbs were his constant study. He
had a lance library of quaint German
volumes, over which he used to pore
eontlnuoualy from the early afternoon
till midnight. With his studious dis
position he was singularly light-heart
ed and Jovial. . "Very well and haf
py.” he would reply to the usual com*
rtimentary query as to his health.
But there was a secret to this opti
mistic spirit. He had. he assured
some of his friends, discovered ths
genuine "elixir of life"—the secret of
immortal youth. This was no strange,
mysterious cordial, but chiefly con
sisted of dilute phosphoric acid, sup
plemented at times by syrup of
Bottle upon bottle of this concoction
was found in his rooms, and the evi
dence shows that he met his death
from an overdose of the elixir which
he thought would make him live for
Children Cry
Over in Muskegon county a hot
fight is on foi the Republican nomin
ation for sheriff. There were nine
candidates iu the field, but Deputy
Sheriff Stauffer, of Ravenna, with
drew from the race without announc
ing which of the other eight candi
dates he would favor. His action re
sulted in strenuous bidding for the
Stauffer support. The eight candi
dates remaining In the Held are
Deputy Sheriff Fred Collins, J. W.
Fleming, L. A. Knapp, Wesley A. Oar
man, Alex. Dick, George Dear. Wll-
Main G. Ingalls, and Deputy Sheriff
Iver Anderson.
I _ _______
Reports from Chicago show that
there was persistent talk of a second
, term for Gov. Osborn among the Mich
igan politicians attending the national
'convention. In connection with the
vice-presidential nomination it was
frequently Btated that Osborn’s
speech at Lansing at the time of I<a-
Follette's Intended visit was the
thing that really crystalized senti
ment in favor of Roosevelt, and that
with Roosevelt at the head of the
ticket, Osborn could have the vice
presidential nomination if he would
accept it.
Frank T. McDonald, of Sault Ste.
Marie, alternate delegate from the up
per peninsula district to the Demo
cratic national convention, will start.
Friday, for Baltimore, Joining the
Michigan delegation iu Detroit.
. Mr. McDonald is of the opinion
that the sentiment of the Democratic
party is crystalizing towards Wilson
with Mayor Gaynor, of New York, a
possibility as a dark horse. He does
not believe that Bryan will be a can
didate or attempt to control the con
Senator Townsend of Michigan is
designated by the Baltimore Star as
"the good little boy” of the senate.
jThe Star says that this title has al
ways belonged to Senator Cullom, be
cause of his steady attendance upon
sessions of the senate and his famili
arity with all questions arising there.
But Cullom has lost his seat, “and the
officials of the senate are looking
around for a senator to take his
place as ‘the good little boy’ of the
senate,” Bays the Star.
“The choice seems to have fallen
upon Senator Townsend of Michigan,
for although he is anew senator, dur
ing his short period of office he has
been most regular in attendance, and
not only comes early, but remains In
his seat during the long day. In fact.
Senator Townsend has elicited com
ment from the old-timers because he
seems always to be in his seat paying
close attention to business.”
Robert Alward, who was for many
years a prominent political figure in
Ottawa couflty, Is seriously ill at his
home in Ivanrest. Mr. Alward has
been confined to his bed for about a
week as a result of an attack of the
grip, and being well along in years,
his condition has become serious.
Mr. Alward represented the Second
district in the state legislature from
1897 to 1903, and was for nine years
supervisor of Georgetown township,
Ottawa county. He also served as
treasurer of the township.
Discussing the topic of direct pri
maries in an editorial the Coldwater
Courier says:
“Let us assume, for a moment, that
there Is such a person as the average
voter, and that he brings to the sub
ject of direct primaries an open mind. I
I<et us imagine him listening first to
the men who are most eager for di
rect primaries and who expect the
most attractive results from the aboli
tion of nominating conventions. They
will tell him that with direct pri
maries in operation the world will be
a better place than be has ever found
it, and better than he thinks it cap
able of becoming.
Governor Osborn bas given out the
list of chargee which he has prefer
red against Robert H. Shields, chair
man of the state tax commission.
They are serious enough to warrant
a thorough Investigation. The gov
ernor reflects upon Shields as an of
ficer and a man In his charges, and
they should be sifted until the people
of the state know the truth. The
position that Mr. Shields occupies Is
one of large responsibility, and there
should not be any suspicion attached
to the occupant. Undoubtedly Mr.
Shields will be given opportunity to
defend himself before a competent
and impartial Jury. ‘Either the gov
ernor is wrong or Mr. Shields has
committed malfeasance. An investi
gation will disclose the facts. —Flint
Daily Journal.
“They will tell him that among the
opponents of direct primaries he will
find most of the bosses, big and lit
tle. moßt of the men whose place In
politics would be endangered by any
thing that Interfered with the smooth
working of the political machine.
"Now let him listen to the op
ponents of direct primaries. They
will tell him that direct primaries
are clumsy, an abandonment of rep
resentative government, unworkable,
advocated by none save crazy en
thusiasts. "'X
“If he turns to states where this
unworkable direct primary system Is
actually at work he will find one sur
prising example of Its possibilities,
in Wisconsin, with direct primaries In
operation. Isaac Stephenson .became
the Republican candidate for the
United States senate. His campaign
for the nomination cost him a little
more than a hundred thousand dol
"The average voter, however, may
discover before he has gone far In hts
Inquiry that the Stephenson case Is
exceptional, and yet a representative
case may be found nearer home —a
candidate for the Republican nomina
tion for governor withdraws because
of the vast fortune that would be re
quired to make the fltfht under the
present primary laws of Michigah."
(IriilnNßrf No. 475.
AN ORDINANCE lo amend Section 8 of
Chapter 58 of the Compiled Ordinan
ces of the City of Detroit for the
year 1904, approved June 13. 1911.
Stctlnn 1. That Hectlon 6 of Chapter
58 of the Compiled Ordinances of the
City of Detroit for the year 1904. ap
proved June 13. 1911. he, und the same
is hereby amended so as to read as fol
Her. 8. In all cases except those men*
Honed, sidewalks shall he of uniform
width of 8 feet, except sidewalks here
after laid, constructed or repaired on
the north aide of Porter atreet. oppt -
site Stanton park: on the north and
south aides of Roae street, opposite
Macomb park; on ths north side <f AJ
bertus place, between street
and St. Aubln avenue; on the north
Side of Osborn place, between Rivard
and Hastings streets, on the north side
of Quoin street, between Walker street
and McDougall avenue; on the eaai and
west sides of Jefferson court, between
JefTtraon avenue and Fort street (ex
tended); on the east side of Spring-
Wells avenue, between West Jefferson
avenue and Mouth street; on the north
and south sdes of Qraham street, be
tween Caroline street and Wabaah rail
road; on the east and west sides of
tJlinnsn avenue, between Fort street
and M C. R. R right-of-way, the first
stieet north of Maraton avenue, be
tween )4t. Aubln avenue and Fordyce
avenue, and also on the east and west
sides of Ford avenue, between West
Jefferson avenue ami the M. C. H R.;
also on the eaaj and west sides of Laf
ferty place, from Howard street to th*
M. C. It. R. right-of-way, and also on
the east and west sides of West End
avenue, south of West Jefferson (also
on the south side of Barron street, from
alle> west of Jarves street to Dear
born avenue); on the east and west
sides of Lyle street, north of Pulaski
avenue and on the north and soutn
sides of It .iosufat s ct url, Shall bo Os
uniform width of four feet; and on the
west aide of Hprlngwells avenue, be
tween Fort street and Wabash rail
road; on Oates street, from Carbon
street to Wabash railroad; on Dey
street, from Carbon street to Barron
street; on Dupont street from Hsrkl
mei street to Wabash railroad. where
M;. me shall be of uniform width of five
feet, and on the north side of Winder
street, between Dequlndre street and
St Atlbln avenue, where same shall be
of uniform width of three feet.
See. 2. This ordinance shall take Im
mediate effect.
Approved June 18. 1912.
(980) City Clerk.
(Offlelnl papers please copy).
Ordinance No. 47H.
AN ORDINANCE designating certain
name* for streets and highways in
tbs City of Detroit.
It is hereby ordained by the People
of the City of Detroit:
Section 1. That the thoroughfare ly
ing first south of Michigan avenue and
extending from Isabella to Beecher ave
nues shall hereafter be known and des.
i gnu ted as “Kales street."
Sec. 2. That the thoroughfare first
north of and parallel to Canfield ave
nue, extending eust of Hustings street
to east line of Moran farm, shall here
after he known and designated us St.
Josalat's Court,
See. 3 This ordinance shall take Im
mediate effect.
Approved June 18, 1912.
(978) City Clerk.
(Official papers please copy).
Ordlnnnee No. 475.
AN ORDINANCE changing the name of
Sixth street, north of Forest avenue,
to Forest court.
It Is hereby ordained by the People
of the City of Detroit:
Section 1. That the name of the
street and highway heretofore known
ds Sixth street north of Forest avenue
be, and the same is hereby changed and
sfiall hereafter be known and desig
nated as Forest court.
S< c. 2. This ordinance shall take Im
mediate effect.
Approved June 18, 1912.
(977) City Clerk.
(Official papers please copy).
Ordinance No. 474.
AN ORDINANCE allowing street rail
way companies to carry and trans
port certain kinds of freight within
the City of Detroit:
It is hereby ordained by the people
Os the CRj£ us Detroit:
Section I. Under and by virtue of
the * provisions of Section 6465 of the
Compiled Laws of 1897, consent, per
mission and authority is hereby grant
ed street railway companies lawfully
operating street railways within the
City of Detroit, under franchises grant
ed by the City of Detroit, to carry
packages, merchandise and other ligut
freight, milk, farm produce and gar
den tiuek. either on their own account
or for others, on uny lines or tracks,
within said city belonging to said com.
ptßltl, on tlie terms und conditions
h«: i einufter mentioned. Provided that
nothing in this ordinance shall be con
strued as granting the right to trans
port and unload freight from one point
to another within the City of Detroit,
und that all such freight and mer
chandise above mentioned shall be car
ried and transported in suitable cars,
thq character, construction and de
sign of whleh shall be approved by
the Common Council; and further pro
vided. that no street railway company
shall churge higher rates at any time,
for transportation of any class of
freight to or from suburban cities or
towns, than Is at present charged by
steam railroads; and provided further,
that no street railway company shall
charge more for the use of a car with
in the city limits than is charged by
steam railroads.
Section 1 (a). Said company or com
panies shall provide adequate facilities
for receiving and delivering freight so
as to discommode as little as possible
shlnpt rs In delivering and receiving
Section 1 (b). Package freight, ex
press cars or combination cars, or con
struction and repair cars shall not run
at any time on said railway to the det
riment of perfect passenger service;
provided, that the carrying or running
of through freight cars from one point
on the city limits to another point on
the city limits is hereby prohibited,
and, provided further. That the run
ning or carrying of full cars of freight
in on one suburban line and out on
another suburban line Is hereby pro
Sec. 2. Said cars shall be In appear
ance as like that of passenger cars as
the character of the business will per
mit. Each car shall be a trolley car,
operated singly and not In trains, with
in the 2 -mile circle from the City
Hall; outside of the 2>£-mlle circle
i hei i■ shall not be more than two cars
in one train. Said railway companies
shall have the right to haul sand,
gravel and crushed stone outside of the
ZVfc-mile circle.
No ear or cars shall he allowed to
obstruct any street or public place
within said city or shall be stopped
thcreor. for the purpose of receiving or
dlschaiging freight, Hnd all such ex
press or freight cars shall be equipped
with air or electric brakes
Sec. 3. The operation of freight
cars shall not he permitted to Inter
fere with the operation of passenger
cara nbr with the necessities of passen
ger traffic or the proper regulation
thereof. and cars carrying freight Into
or out of the city shall not pass over
any line oftener than every two hours
between 6 o'clock a. m and 8 o’clock
p. m.
Sec. 4. Suitable and convenient
buildings or stations shall be provided,
where ail freight shall be received and
discharged, ami said railway companies
b« fore laying any turnouta or switches
to enter said station, must first obtain
a permit from the Common Council,
said railway companies to have sixty
(60) days in which to provide suitable
freight stations.
Sec. 5. The street railway companies
herein mentioned shall make no dis
crimination, directly or Indirectly, be
tween other companies In freight rates
or In the price of hauling cars, or In
any manner, but shall treat all said
companies alike, in this respect, and
said railway companies ahall make no
discrimination whatever between ship
pers over any lines of said street rail
way companies.
Hec. 6. Whenever complaint Is made
to the Common Council that express
or freight rates charged by aaid elec
tric railways are exorbitant, the Com
mon Council shall refer said complaint
to the proper committee, said commit
tee to hold a public hearing, where all
parties Interested may be heard, said
committee then to recommend to the
Common Council any amendment to
this ordinance that may be necessary
to protect shippers over any line of
said railways, snd the right to estab
lish snd fix rates for express and
freight is hereby expressly reserved.
ftec 7. All companies carrying or
transporting freight Within the City of
Detroit shall keen a true record of the
number of freight and combination
freight and passenger rasa hauled Into
or out of the City of Detroit and shall
make a report to the City Controller
on the first day of each month of the
number of cars hauled dally In and out
of the City of Detroit, said report to
be sworn to by the President and Sec
retary of the Street Railway Company,
and said company and companies shall
puy Into the City Treaaury on the sth
day of each month the sum of Three
Dollars (|3). for every car which la
hauled Into and out of the City of De
troit during the preceding month; said
charge of $3 shall be Imposed upon
each car making a r< und trip into and
out of said city.
Sec 9. All conductors and motor
men employed on cars carrying or
transporting freight within the City of
Detroit shall be cltlxens of the United
States and members In good standing
of Division No. 26. of Detroit, or some
other division of the Amalgamated As
sociation of Street Railway Employes
of America. Nine (9) hours shall con
stitute a day's tyork fur Much conduc
tors and motermrt, to be completed In
ten (10) consecutive hours
See. 9. Any street railway company
availing Itself of the provisions of this
ordinance shall keep the tracks of said
ratlwuy for a distance of two feet out
side thereof sufficiently sprinkled with
water to prevent the dirt und dust from
the street from rising therefrom
Sec 10. Any street railway company
which shall violate any of the provi
sions of this ordinance shall upon con
viction therof. be punished bv a fine
not exceeding two hundred and fifty
dollars (8260.00), for the recovery of
which proceedings mav be had In any
court of competent Jurisdiction, or im
prisonment of the president of sail
company. Its officers, employes, or
agents, for a period not to exceed thros
months in the Detroit House of Cor
Sec. 11. This ordinance shall take
Immediate effect and the right to alter,
amend or repeal the same Is hereby ex
pressly reserved.
Approved June 18 1912.
. (976) City Clerk.
(Official paprt-s please copy.)
Ordlssaee No. 477.
AN ORDINANCE to amend Section 3 of
Article 2, Sections 1 and 3 of Articles
3 of an ordinance entitled “An Ordi
nance defining the duties and powers
of the Department of Buildings and
the establishing of a building code
for the City of Detroit, approved Feb
tuary 14th, 1911, und also by adding
new sections thereto to be known as
Sections 13 and 14 of Article 3.
It Is hereby ordained by the people of
the City of Detroit.
Section 1. That Section 3 of Arti
cle 2, Sections 1 and 3 of Article 3 of
an ordinance entitled "An Ordinance,
defining the duties and powers of the
Department of Buildings and the es
tablishing of u building code for the
City of Detroit, approved February 14th
1911. be. and the same is hereby amend
ed and that new sections to be known
as Sections 13 und 14 of Article 3. be
and are hereby added, same to read as
Department of Buildings shall inspect
at least once a year all school build
ings. halls, armories, churches, thea
ters, buildings used for manufacturing
und commercial purposes, hotels, hos
pitals, apartment and tenement houses
and all other buildings occupied or
ueed by large numbers of persons, for
the purpose of determining the safety
of such buildings.
The Chief Inspector of Buildings.
Health Officer, Fire Marshal. Superin
tendent of Police, or any of them or
their respective assistants shall have
the right to enter any building used
wholly or any part for the purposes of
Classes 4 and 6 and any or all parts
thereof at any reasonable time and
at any time when occupied by the pub
lic in order to examine such buildings
to judge the condition of the same and
to discharge their respective duties,
and it shall be unlawful for any oerson
to interfere with them or any of them
In the performance of their duties. The
Chief Inspector of Buildings. Health Of
ficer, Fire Marshal and the Superinten
dent of Police or any one of them shall
have the power and It shall be their
joint and several duty to order closed
any building used wholly or any part
thereof used for Classes 4 and 5 pur
poses where It Is discovered that they
are In violation of any of the provi
sions of the Ordinances of the City of
Detroit and keep the same closed until
the provisions are complied with.
FOR AND OBTAINED. Before proceed
ing with the construction, enlargement,
alterations, repair or removal, of any
building or other structure, except ten
ement houses. In the cuse of which the
procedure shall be as specified in Ar
ticle 31, a permit shall be first obtained
by the owner or his agent from the
Department of Buildings The applica
tion ahull be made in writing and upon
printed forms, furnished by the Depart
ment of Buildings. It shall, except for
renewals, be accompanied by a com
plete set of plans and working draw
ings made to a scale of not less than
one-eighth of an Inch to the foot, and
cn paper or cloth, In Ink. or by a pro
cess w'hleh will not fade or obliterate.
W hen the plans. specifications and
drawing* shall be found to conform to
the requirements of this Ordinance, the
Department shall Issue a permit and
affix to the plans, drawings and speci
fications, an official stamp of Its ap
proval. The plans, drawings and speci
fications shall then he returned to the
applicant. Two copies thereof shall he
presented to the Department of Build
ings, one of which shall be left on file
at the oflee of the Department of Build
ings These plans are to he examined
before the building is started and shall
be kept until the completion of the
building or structure. For the preser
vation of the public health and the
enactment of sanitary regulations, the
Board of Health shall endorse Its ap
proval upon the drawings and speclfl
cations. If the applicant desires to
build within the fire, limits, the ap
proval of the Fire Marshal shall be
emLrsed upon the No plans
shinl be kept In the office of the De
partment of Buildings for buildings,
costing less than two thousand 4 92.-
000) dollars unless deemed necessary
l>> thi Department Os Building* on 94
count of such buildings or alterations
having a doubtful or complex classifica
The price which ahull be charged for
the issuing of permits for buildings,
shall be at the rate of two dollars < $2)
each for the first one thousand dollars
(81,000), of cost and 30 cents (80.30)
for each additional one thousand dol
lars (81 000) or fractional part thereof
The charge for permits for all signs,
except those designated as Class E
signs in Section 8, Article 32. etc., shall
be dne dollar (81) each.
The charge for permits for sign
board* and billboards shall he two dot.
lars (82) each.
The charge for permits for new ele
vators shall be two dollars (82) each.
The charge for the Inspection of new
elevators shall be one dollar (81) each
fi>i th< first Inspection following the
installation of the elevator. All other
inspections shall he charged a regular
fee as called for In Article 27, Section
The charge for the Inspection of lire
escapes shall be one dollar (81) each.
Such amounts shall be paid when the
permit is issued.
BUILDINGS. With each and every per
mit issued for buildings, the Depart
ment of Buildings shall Issue to the
applicant a weatherproof card properly
filled out. It shall be the duty of the
person or persons to whom the permit
was Issued to place and maintain the
weatherproof card In a conspicuous
fdace on the premises where the bulbi
ng Is being erected; the card to be
unobstructed from public view snd not
more than fifteen (15) feet above the
grade level,
Sec. 14. The Department of Buildings
i shall have the right to verify snd cor
[rrct the approx4mate cost of any pro
posed Improvement and any other in
formation required as provided for in
tills Ordinance, but before taking any
flfial action In respect thereto, they
shall serve a written notice on the per
son or persons, firm or corporation fil
ing the same, and give an opportunity
for a hearing therein, in order to show
the accuracy of the Information as
Approved June 18. 1912.
(979) City Clerk.
(Official papers pleaa* copy).
OFFICE of dept, of public
Detroit. June 21. 1912.
To All Whom It May Concern:
Take notice that an aaseaament roll
for defraying the coat and expense of
construction the vitrified crock lateral
•ewers hereinafter described has been
completed and is open for inspection
at tills office, and will be pr<)eented to
the Common Council at a session there*
of to be held Tuesday, the 26th day of
June, 1912. at 7 p. in. standard time,
for confirmation.
The lots and parcels of real estate
ahnttlnK on or adjoining the alley or
alleys hereinafter described have been
assessed for the cost and expense of
the Improvement therein. Any person
desiring to object to any assessment
made may file with the City Clerk a
written protest at any time prior to
the date last above mentioned, and may
be heapd before the Committee on
Sewers, to whom such protest will in*
referred, at a meeting thereof, to lie
held on the Thursday following such
reference at 11 a. m., standard time,
at the Committee Room in the City
Assessment Roll Ms. 7631 —Lateral
Rewer No 2321. In alley east of Vanilla
avenur, from north line of lot 244.
north to first alley south of Jefferson
Assessment Roll No. 7626 —Lateral
Sewer No. 2326 In alley In block
bounded by Cadillac and Hurlbut. Cha
pin and Shoemaker avenues.
Assessment Roll No. 7631—lateral
Rewer No 2328. In alleys north of Troy
avenue, between Wilson avenue and
Hamilton boulevard.
Assessment Roll No. 7642 —Lateral
Sewer No. 2332 In alley east of Cen
tial avenue, north of Dlx avenue.
Assessment Roll No. 7647 —Lateral
Sewer No. 2237 In alley In block
bounded by Brush and Oakland ave
nues. Arden Park . and Boston boule
Assfssment Roll No. 7648 —Lateral
Rewer No. 2328. In alley between Cad
illac. Hurlbut. Shoemaker and Harper
avenues, where not alreay built.
(4187) Commissioner.
Classified - ! Cent
Rates JL a Word
Caah with order. If chargad. 7o a
No transient advertisement lnsartaa
for Imi than 110 with oaah; l*o ■*
charged per Insertion.
The above rataa apply to all classi
fications except Births, Cards of
Thanks, Obituarlea Meeting Notices,
and all Ada. preceding Mala Help.
Birtha Deatha Cards of Thanks and
Meeting Notices—Minimum charge. 260
for 26 words or loss. Over 86 word*
one and one-third cento for each extra
Personals—Minimum charga *0o; 100
fier Una tCounts ala words to the
V. Lafranca, 261 Champlain; G. Bom
marito, 62 Livernols; II Faulk. 363 An
tict&m, J. Trembly, 67 Nineteenth; F.
Toporowskl, 1265 Russell; C. Carrico,
635 Waterman; G. Kreuger, 22 Galster,
V. Ells, 341 Medbury; G. Capaldl, *>4.
Riopelle; J. Lyons, 40 Pollard; P. Han
lon, 766 Seventeenth; J. Guerin. 812
Fort; J. Caputa, 1390 St. Aubln; C.
Webber, 410 Forest; H. Sonntag, 190
Pierce; J. Mabella, 182 Pierce; J. Vod
raska, 743 St. Aubln; P. Monxles, 63
Fifteenth; H. Rummom, 307 Humboldt;
J. Louis, 163 Rivard.
V. Gambtn, 150 Hastings; 8. Flrlllo,
248 Champlain; J. Hoyt. 395 Bewick;
J. Fulton. 148 Medbury; J. Laseckt, 21
St. Joseph; H. Ceosn, 1324 John R.; G.
Donaldson. 494 Hamilton; W. Feuskt,
708 Williams; A. Masterton, 286 Sew
ard; lx Gryszpanowtcx, 87 Newton; B.
Caloia, 188 Division; C. Llnderman, 96
Lorenz; F. Tomaloxak. 618 Theodore; S
Hemba. 273, Canfield; J. Petrllle. 662
RlopellS; A. Melons. 686 Russell; F.
Cxerwynskl, 1034 Dubois; M. Maxylan.
28 Thirtieth; J Hudy, 5 Sarvls; C.
Hamp. 284 Pallster:' A. Arnold, 190 Le
niay. F. Pletrowskl, 1497 St. Aubln; J.
Gezowskl, 329 Willis; F. Schmidt, 427
Humboldt, J Malec, 933 Dubois; E.
Brown, 670 Williams; <l. Hurst, 1612
Helen; H. Ellwood, 495 Kirby.
Anna Balsley, St. Mary’s hospital. 37
years, sepsis; Frank A. Wright. 28 Bed
ford court, 45 years, malarial toxemia;
Alfred A. Newman, 233 Buchanan, 27
years, typhoid fever; Leo NieWola, 610
Puchanan, 6 years, diphtheria; Cather
ine Konka, 476 Superior, 47 years, peri
tonitis; Waslaw Mulawa. 1070 St. Au
bln-avo., 3 months, convulsions; An
thony Mlieftmann, Harper hospital. 65
years. acute dllitatlon of heurt:
Josephine Shilling, 243 Rowena, 4S
years, pulmonary tuberculosis; Glenn
Fitzpatrick. 684 Congress, 22 years, gas
asphyxiation (accidental); Anna M.
Flshel, Herman Kiefer hospital, 3 years,
scarlet fever; Frances O. Holmes. Ar
nold home, 73 years, broncho pneu
monia; Joe Potempor, 261 Thirty
fourth, 25 yeurs. lobar pneumonia;
Frank J King, Anderson Forge Cos, 29
years, fracture of skull (electric
shock); Alex. Nement. 233 Smith, 1
year, broncho pneumonia; Arthur
Jainleson. 810 Lawton, 41 years, ne
phritis; Dorotha F Sc heel, 1437 Mili
tary, 1 year, ptomaine poisoning; John
Szandzik. 654 Mitchell, 49 years, car
diac asthma; Eminu J. Kennedy, 506
Putnam, 46 years, nephritis.
HAGAN —John E 7. Hagan. aged 11
months. beloved ion of Theremi and
John Hagan died June 17, grandson
of Mr*. C. Malone. Burial private.
LESZCZYNHKI—June 18. 1912, John,
aged 20 yearn, beloved eon of John M
and Rose Lersczynskl. Funeral from
residence. 848 Junction****., Friday,
8:20. and at Holy Redeemer church
at 9 a m
NIEpE KM TELLER —Robert E., Juno
18, aged 20 years, beloved gun of
Charles and Emma Nledermueller,
brother Os Arthur. AJIOO, Roy and Au
drey. Funeral Friday from residence,
178 Grandy-ave., at 1:30 p. m. In*
terment at Half Way, Mich., by fu
ll* ral car.
PEEBLES —June 18, at Grace hospital.
Melton W., beloved husband of Clara
K. Peebles, son of Mrs. M. A. Peebles.
Residence, 46 Hague-ave. Funeral
services from chai>el of Legg & Gas*,
1614 Woodward-ave , Friday at 2 p.
HObKINB—Mrs. R. Heber Hoskins, at
hei late residence. 464 HtM»burd-uve.,
beloved mother of Reginald Hoskins,
of Detroit; Richard W., of Menomi
nee Funeral from above residence
Friday at 11 a. m. Interment at
Evergreen. Burial private.
SCHMITT —June 19. at her daughters
home Mrs. William Buhrer, 444 Fif
tefiitlP-'it.. Hannah Schmitt. aged *7
years, widow of the late John Schmitt
and mother of Charles and John
Selin Itt, Mrs. Wm. Buhrer. Mrs Fred
K'.ebler. Funeral Saturday at 2 p.
m. from house.
FRANK —June 18. at residence. 303 Kir
by-ave. west. George, beloved hus
band of Kmma Frank Funeral Fri
day at 8 20 and at Our Lady of the
Rosary at 9 a. m
On Eaal Larned at.. Just
.a step from Woodward
and Jefferson avenues
Extra fine rooms. 90c,
. 76c. 91. 91-60 per day.
Extra fine meaia. 25c.
WANTED —Assembling foreman, ma
chine foreman, head block tester.
M\ at be Al; no other need apply.
Reference required. Oswald Motor
Cos. Goshen. Ind.
Experienced man with reference* can
obtain permanent position and good
pay at loafer Bros.. 8-11 CadlllAc-sq.
work. etc., for new ship work; big
wages. Fore River Shipbuilding Cos.,
gulncy. Mass.
When the time comes for
vacation in your office don’t
pile up the work of those
who are off on those on
Just put on a “sub.”
There are a number of very
capable young women who
make a practice of “subbing”
during vacation time.
A “sub” will see your want
in the Detroit Times.
GRINDERS WANTED—Experienced op
erators on Landis. Norton and Brown
A Sharpe machines. To men accus
tomed to accurate work on high
grade automobile parts we offer
steady employment at good wages.
State age, experience ana wages ex
pected. Locomobile Company of Am.
erica, Bridgeport. Conn.
HORBEBHOEK to work on floor; good
Job for good man. 1162 Jefferson E.
THEATER. 24 Munroe-ave.
Laborers wanted. Apply 165 Brock
WANTED —First-Class Tinners
and Solderers on Automobile
Radiator work. Briscoe Mfg.
Cos.. Woodward and Balti
--- . -»
WANTED—Box Sawers, nail
ers, band resaw and planer
men. Yeomans-Diver Cos.,
274-290 Wight St.
Wanted—Men to learn the barber
trade. Here Is an offer that Includes
tools with tuition. A method that
saves years of apprenticeship. Po
sitions waiting In city or country
shops. W’rlte Moler Barber College,
Chicago, Ills.
Wanted At Once
40 GIRLS and
The Michigan State Tele
phone Company,
EXPERIENCED girl for general house
work. 84 Adelaide, naur Cathedral.
GIRL for general housework, no wash
ing; good wages; must have refer
ences. Apply 331 Trumbull. Phono
West 603
GIRLS wanted to do light factory
work. Apply to MacLaren Imperial
Cheese Cos., 126 Congress-st. W.
(41KL wanted to do housework; good
wages. William Walker, 504 Mack*
GIRL to assist with general house
work, no washing. Apply 3034 East*
blvd. North 3237.
GOOD GIRL for general housework
2-9 Meldrum-av*
h" sT barber!
Shingle Roof Contractor.
179 BeaufaU. E. J817._
A.A.A.A. —Typewriter Sale
Smith, Rem.. Vnderwsood. Oilver. ' 120;
new visible. S3O. weekly |1; renting
$1 CO up. DETROIT TYPR. CO. 183
sortment of 5s Apollo and other play
er lolls going at 10c each Must
«b se them out this week. Don't de
i lay OK I WELL BROS' Branch. 57
WANTED —Cor. Michigan and Fourth,
to furnish rooms complete. $1 week
Sumner Cos.
Guaranteed 88-note player pianos 1450,
Including bench ami music Conven
ient' terms for those who do not wish
to pay cash Detroit Music Cos., 288
Wood ward-ave.
$560 style To quick buyer only $175;
full sixe. fine condition, rare oppor
tunity to secure world's best m.«k4
piano. Easy terms. GRINN ELL
BROS., 24'» Woodward
•ODA FOUNYaIK*, billiard and "pooS
tables, new and second-hand. Geo.
Marsh Cos . • Farm#r-st E Z terms.
fi'rai'WKP.pppit S T>rsK""s;.TTa walnut,
stands feet high 7V» feet long, 13
large drawers. IS Pigeon holes
large spaces for ledgers and extra
shelves. All In first-class condition,
and goes at big reduction GRIN
NELL BROS* Branch, 87 Monroe
Store Fixtures, Soda Fountains
of all klnda. manufactured and sold
at Jobbers' prices to retail trade;
show cases, counters, shelves, wall
cases, etc. Detroit Store Fixture
Cos., 217-241 Gratlot-ave. Main 4021
PIANO —7 1-1 octaves, very sweet
tone, fine condition, original price
$350. Now only $172, and on terms of
only $$ monthly. This 1* your op
Branch. IT Monroe. , ,
Page Fifteen
FOR lAUt-gltOakamiL
A A A.—Hotel Dresser* and J
to be sold to cover cost of storage aad
advertising and other expenses. Them*
dressers and chiffoniers are la per
feci condition, aa they were sent to
our finishing room and re finished
side end out. They come In medium
and large sizes and are genuine bar
gains. Circassian walnut, genuine .
mahogany quarter oak and birds* *y# *
made; drawer work Is very fine and 4
styles are very excellent. Come see; .
you need not buy If you do not wish 1
same. If not ready, have them hold
In storage for you by paling a do- *
posit, or give us your note for baU»!
auce If you haven’t all the money. ,
Come quick. They do not last long.
All Mirrors Are French Plate ]
Medium size dressers, cost 913.60, for .
96 76. medium size chiffonier, coat
$lO 50. for |5.25. medium slse dreader. .
cest 112.60, for 96.60; medium slse <
chiffonier, cost 913.60, for 97.76; me- .
dium to large else dressers, cost 916
and 916.60 for 97.60 and 38 23; me- '
dium to large slse dressers, cost 91* '
and 920. for 99 and 91# each; fairly ,
large size dressers, cost 922.10 ana
926, for 910.76 and 911.76; larga slse
dressers, cost 927.60 end 930.0#. for
9H.30 and 915.00; beautiful large size
dressers. cost $.13 and 986. for 91#-##
and 917.60; elegant large slse dress
ers. cost 940 and 945, for 920 and
923 60; most beautiful large slse
dressers, cost 936 and 960, for 93T*#J
and 930. you ought to see them.
Chiffoniers to Match the H
Above Dressers at Same Reducv
Here is where I certainly have
some bargains in storage
goods. You never saw any
thing like it.
Quarter oak. framed oak and early :
English. I’ll give you the selling .
prices; they cost double and in most .
cases, more.
For $8.75, $9.50, $10.50, $11.50,
$12.75, SI4OO, $15.50, $16.50,!
$17.00, $18.50, $20.00, $22.50,
$25.00, $27.50. Do not fail to
see them.
I have brass and Iron beds, mattresses j
and all Iron springs in perfect condi
Pillows, china closets, dining tables,
dishes, sideboards, rugs and carpets
In perfect condition; rockers, large
easy and Turkish and medium slse
chairs and
Everything that you may need
for your home. If you are wise’
you will call and see.
Call for Mr. Wood.
Don't Forget the Number.
178 Michigan Ave.
Kroeger Pianos have been famous since
1852. There are over 60,000 In use
today. Guaranteed to last a lifetime.
We sell on convenient terms to re
liable parties. Call and see the new
styles. Detroit Music Cos., 288 Wood
. '-4 1
NOTICE—If any poor girl is In trouble,
needing advice, friendship or half
write or call on SEC. MARGARET
• DUFFY, 998 Fort-at. west, Salvotioa
ACME STORAGE CO., largest vans,
packing. Main 999. 46 Ollman-st.
ROEHL Bum s" Storage and Cartage.
Office. 497 Beaublen-st. R. 929; C. 919.
Cos. Fireproof and Non-flreproof
storage. Main COf. Moving and
packing, City 607.
For all kinds rentals. Cherry 2999.
Civ HUHB.\l> HOTEL, corner Columbia
and Oa*a-ave.—Running hot and cold
weter In all rooms; case, elevator,
reasonable rates
Cass. ?*2B.- near CroMtuwn. Woodward
and belt line cars. Large, airy room,
suitable for two; strictly modern.
N< rth 3476
CASS. 369. “The Hulelgh”—Large front
aliove; cool, pleasant; hot water,
electricity, phone.
CASS 659—Newly furnished room, large
alcove; unfurnished; modern; walk*
Ing distance
ROOMS—Furniture for room* complete.
91 weekly. Sumner Cos. Mich, and 4th
amounts. J. F. Weber. 304 Gratiot.
ALL DEAD HORSES and cow* removed
promptly. Phone Millenbach Bros..
West 096
GUINEA* PIGS, white rat* and mlc*
wanted ai «»nce Good Jvrlces paid
Parke. Davis A Cos. . •
HIGHEST prices paid furniture, stoves,
carpeta Lnpham 282 Grat. Cherry*oi
OLD feather bid* w.in ted Jewel Feath
er Mattress < ’o., 35'J Michigan. Cherry
6(-7-J ,
PjaNosHrkNTKD by month or season:
reasonable rates. w« attend to fer
wardlng. GRIN’ NELL BROS.. 246
oedward ,
IMil l int All PI I » TtM'K.
GUINEA - PIGS, white rats and mice
wanted at once. Good prices paid.
Parke. Davl* A Uo.
160« Canfield-ave.. new 9-room house,
hardwood floors downstairs; aarlor,
living room, dining-room decorated,
tlertrlc lights window shades; all
r# udy to move In; open dally from 2
to 4 or phon" for appointment. North
1792 or Oak I
SMALL” FARM In central Michigan for
$1 so, l very easy terms; will ex
, hang*' lor part of value.
C. S. Beadle, 4 MoGraw Bldg.
M 6534 »
l 11 AVE "a splendid farm of lf)0 Scree on
th. .ar line; soil the beat, house fine,
. utbulldlnga fair; will trade for city
property; will Include all stock, tools
ai <1 crops A Cm* opportunity, near
I>, tr<d* Lee room 4. MoGraw bldg.
I'hone Main 6324
approving assessment rolls,
Notice is hereby glvan that the as
sessment rolls for water rates for the
year ending June 89. 1912. WUI be open
for inspection at th* office es the see*
rttary. beginning June 24.
The Board of Water CommlaaOonero
will meet at 8 4 la, June 29. for the
purpoee of reviewing, correcting and
approving eald roll*.
Detroit. Mich.. June 11. 1912. (9M9 4

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