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FIBST «OMM. WIRELESS
OPERATOB OH SHIP IS
01 iOO II THE PACIFIC
4--
ICIm May belle Kelso Tells Why
Are as Compe
tent as Men
*lB COOL AT HER POST
If Anything Goes Wrong With
Instruments She Will Be
« Able to Repair Them
■BATTLE, Wait, Aug. '2. —Some-
where between Seattle end Alaska the
ateemer Mariposa la eteemlng along.
By wireless she keeps In touch with
•other ships, asking and answering per*
llneat questions. The wireless cracks
and snaps and sparks Its messages
over the waters.
May belle Kelso, first woman, wire*
■see operator aboard ship, Is on the
lob.
Mias Kelso was a Western Union
operator In Seattle. She hankered to
send wireless messages over the
oceans. Bhe convinced the United
Wlrelesk people that a woman could
'do the work as well or better than a
»na*
“For one thing," she said. “If wo*
men haws less strength, they have
more endurance than men, and great
strength Is not needed at the wireless
key. Women are quite as cool In
emergency."
• Mias May belle Kelso has confidence
In the reliability and coolheaderness
of women. She must be cool-headed
and reliable herself.
She took the examination recently
at the Puget sound navy yard, passed
easily, and was ottered the Job on the
Marlpoea. Her present trip Is the
third on the steamer.
•» Mias Kelso used to be a stenog
rapher. Later she became a telegra
pher In th« Western Union office In
Seattle, and while engaged In the lat
ter work, she picked up wireless teleg
raphy. She then took up special work
under District Superintendent Ann
strong In Seattle, of the United Wire
fees company, on mechanical con
struction and repair work of wireless
Instruments. If anything goes wrong
with the wireless on the Mariposa.
Miss Kelso will be able to do her own
repairing.
“Women have opportunity for Im
portant service as wireless operators,"
»she says. “In the first plaoe, they can
be trusted to be sober. Wireless
operators must keep their faculties
clear at all times. They must not
only be ready to flash the "S. O. 9."
distress signal, but to receive It They
must be constantly on the alert. Bach
} operator, as a matter of fact, has a
number of ships entrusted to his care
on every trip/'
“Bealdee,” she continued, “the plac
ing of responsibility upon one general
ly produces a sense of responsibility.
For example, even If we admit
k that women generally do nqt keep se
crets, It must be granted on the other
hand that women stenographers do.
tf* ns chargs that to the placing of
responsibility upon them.
"In the same way, responsibility has
mode women cool-heeded In most crit
ical situations ere this. In fact, wo
man are not at all different In this
reepeot than men. The only difference
1 has been before that they were not
trusted with as much responsibility
la certain Unas of work."
Miss Kelso’s appointment on the
steamer crested s furore and may be
the result of a congressional Investiga
tion a# to whether a woman can be as
competent a wlreles# operator as a
man.
. In the meantime. Miss Kelso is hold
ing down the position to every one’s
Wise Lightning.
“It’s strange said the major, "that
Utthtnlng la forever striking church
steeples, but who ever beard of it
striking e moonshine distillery?"
f "The reason’s plain, major," said
the temperate man* "It can get away
with a church-steeple all right, but the
hot stuff In a moonshine distillery
would put thunder and lightning out
of business In a Jiffy.’’—-Atlanta Con
stitution.
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ne feathers. The plain, neat Sind that
leeks right TV— TrimUmm Oe., H
reha R-*t Pb Mein 140S or City MSA
AS\ Ihe Good Habit \Wsk
If you open a Savings Account the
. habit of saving will grow on you and
you will feel independent and happy.
Commercial and Savings Accounts
I DIRECTORS:
Hsndrle Delamatsr
E. a. Chapoton, M.D. Stratheam Handrie
Sidney T. Millar John M. Dwyer
SEATTLE WOMAN IS FIRBT
TO WORK WIRELESS AT SEA
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MAYBELLE KELSO.
SHOPLIFTER NABBED
TWICE WITHIN MONTH
Augusta Zlman, who was fined 925
for shoplifting In Crowley, Milner A
Co.’s store, about a month ago, was
again arrested by Store Detective Nel*
lie Conner, Friday afternoon, while
trying to fill her shopping bag with
beads, combs, ribbons and laces, of
which she had about 95 worth when
arrested.
She put up a desperate battle with
the plucky, though diminutive store
detective, but other employes came to
Miss Connor's aid, and the woman
was finally held until police arrived.
Mrs. Zlman was arraigned before
Justice Stein. Saturday noon, and was
sent to Jail, In default of 9900 ball.
Bhe will have a hearing Aug. 96.
CALLS GRADE SEPARATION
CHEAP AND UGLY JOB
Alvan Mcauley, general manager of
the Packard Motor Car Cos., has writ
ten a letter to the council committee
on grade separation, condemning the
style and construction of the Michi
gan Central railroad bridge over the
Boulevard. He says, “You have al
lowed to be thrown across our beau
tiful Boulevard, a structure that is
without out redeeming feature of at
tractiveness. and you have allowed
she Boulevard to be distorted so that
with the Intersecting street which
cross the Boulevard alongside the new
Boulevard, we will have one of the
most dangerous street Intersections
In the city.”
Mr. Macauley adds that from an
esthetic and practical standpoint, the
bridge Is “a hideous failure, cheap
and ugly, erected, apparently for the
sole purpose of getting enough
strength without a vestige of beauty,
a blot on the landscape for the next
fltt? years."
Leaves SIO,OOO To Nephew.
. By the will of the late Annie M.
Hopson, Earl 8. Bullock, nephew, Sil
ver City, New Mexico, is left SIO,OOO,
while a niece, Florence Louies Galley,
Detroit, gets an equal amount. The
will was filed for probate in the
Wayne probate court, Saturday morn
ing.
Death Claims Detroit Woman.
LONDON, Ont., Aug. 24.—Mrs.
Charles Fitch, of Detroit, was strick
en with apoplexy at Ipperwash Beach,
near Forest, where she was spending
the summer, and died In a few min
utes, this morning. Her two daugh
ters, Jean and May, who are teachers
in the-public schools In Detroit, were
with her at the time.
New Divorce Suits.
Divorce suits were started as fol
lows, Saturday morning. In the Wayne
circuit court: Chris vs. Margaret
Kronewlttar, and Gust vs. Stella Be
lewsky. ,
On the Ark.
‘Those wicked neighbors of ours
were in hard luck,’’ said Japhet.
"It serves them right,” replied Ham.
"They stood around waiting for a ship
subsidy instead of going ahead and
doing business as we did." —Washing-
ton Star.
To Prosecute Express Companies.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 94—Federal
Judge Haxel, at Buffalo, has ruled
that the Indictments against the
Adams and American express com
panies, charging violations of the In
terstate commerce act, are sound and
the commerce commission will prose
cute the case.
THE DETROIT TTKSBs AUGUST If, ISIfT
Fom MAFK/ 1
CODOODK
SALAD EANDWICHBB Take
finely chopped chicken or veal, sea
son with salt, pepper and a dash of
onion Juice. Add a little mayon
naise and spread the mixture on thin
slice# of bread lined with crlap let
tuce leaves.
CHOCOLATE WHIPS—One pint
of .milk; t egg#, chocolate, pinch of
salt. Sweeten to taste. Heat the
milk, sdd 9 tablespoonfuls of grated
choeolate. Then add the eggs and
other Ingredients. Fill glasses 2-1
full and drop whipped cream In each.
FRUIT COMPOTE—Five orange*,
cut flue; 4 banana*, sliced thin; 1
cupful of strawberries (or grapes if
strawberries are out of season); 1
cupful of walnuts; Juice of one lem
on. Bprlnkle with 6 tableepoonfuls
of sugar and 1-2 s teaspoonful of
cinnamon. Serve with 1-2 pint of
whipped cream. *
■MMMMW
PINEAPPLE SHERBET—Take 1
tablespoonful of gelatine and dis
solve It In 1-2 pint of warm watef.
After It Is dissolved add another 1-2
plut of warm water, 1 pint of sugar
and 1 can of pineapple, chopped fine
and added with the Juice. Then
freese.
BEATING EGGS.
To prevent splashing and waste
cut piece of linen or parcel paper
across at right angles in the middle
so there will be four flaps. Pull
paper ‘down over handle of egg
beater and let It reet on .bowl over
eggs.
DEATHS.
Albvrtln* Wlttsock. Harper hospital,
14 years, strangulated hernia; Russell
R. Haupt, 114 Meldrum. 7 months, en
tero colitis; Julia Whiting. 114 McClel
lan. 76 years, senility; Lydia A. Moors,
208 Medbury. 60 years, mitral Insuf
ficiency; Michael Ssobo, 166 Mackls. 10
months, marasmus; Lilly E. Hopson. 96
Greenwood, 46 years, fsrnlcious ane
mia; John W. Ghrlst, 142 Dragoon, 6i
years, hemorrhage of brain; Louise
Hecht. 8. Mary's hospital, 26 years,
chemical analysis pending; George
Halls, 622 Woodmere, 14 years, general
paralysis; Bsrtlomy Kanalkowski, 11
St. Joseph, 76 years, senility; Lantlne
Darin, Children’s Free hospital, 6
months, cholera Infantum; Julius
Smith, Detroit river, 61 years, drown
ing. accidental; Harry H. Bean. 261
Park View, 24 years, pericarditis; El
mer T. Wochtel, 1210 Scotten. 7 months,
sntero colitis; Gladwin D. Shuler, 167
Kirby, 10 years, adenoids.
CITY OF DETROIT, OFFICE OF
CITY TREASURER.
Detroit, Aug. 26, 1912.
Notice Is hereby given to all persons
Interested that there have been filed In
this office the following named assess
ment rolls; ,
FOR PA VINO STREETS AND
ALLEYB.
Roll No. 1122. For grading and pav
ing Phlladelphia-ave. from the east
line of Brush-st. to the west curb line
of Oakland-ave.
Roll No. 1182. For grading and pav
ing alley running from the west line
es Wayne-st. to the east line of Cass
ava, In block bounded by Congress
sL t Larned-st., Wayne-st. and Caaa-ave.
Roil No. 1114. For grading and pav
ing Meldrum-ave. from the north curb
line of Wlgbt-st. to the south line of
Jefferson-ave.
Roll No. 1126. For grading and pav
ing Iroquole-ave. from the north curb
line of Kercheval-avs. to the south
curb line of Waterloo-st.
Roll N*. 1126. For grading and pav
ing Fairvlew-ave. from 640 feet south
of line of Edlle-st. to the south line of
Jefferson-ave.,
Roll No. 1127. For grading and par.
Ing Lockwood-ave. from the north
curb line of Rollln-st. to the south
curb line of Mlchlgan-ave.
Roll No. 11SI. For grading and pav
ing Engle-ava from the north curb
line of Edlle-st. to the south line of
Jeerson-ave. •
Roll No. 111*. For grading and pav
ing Lafayette-ave. from the west elds
of Clark-ave. to the east curb line of
McKlnstqy-ave.
Roll No. 1140. For grading and pav
ing Springwells-ave. from the north
line of Fort-at. northerly to first angle.
Part 1 Is due and payable within 20
days from date of this notice. Parts t,
Sand 4 became due and payable In one,
two and three years, respectively, from
the date of this notice, together with
Interest at the rate of 4 per cent from
the datfe of the confirmation of this
roll.
Either of said parts may be paid
within 20 days from the date of this
notice, without Interest.
If either of said parts one. two. three
or four shall not be paid when they
become due, 6 per cent penalty and In
terest at the rate of 7 per ceat from
the date of confirmation of the assess
ment will be added, and the premises
assessed will be advertised and sold as
provided by law,
MAX C. KOCH.
(IIS) City Treasurer.
OSCAR B. MARX- Mayoralty Candidate
Who Should Receive the Support of Every Enrolled -Voter
at the Primary Election Tuesday—AND WHY!
"The reaponslblUtle* that reet on the shoulder* of the mayor
• of Detroit are great, but the reeponalblllty that devolves on the elec
toral# la the selection of the public offlcail. la HUI more Important and
farther teaching," la the view of Oscar B. Marx. Republican candidate
for mayor of Detroit.
“Recent developments Indicate more strongly than I can axpresa
it, the need for the greateet care and precaution in the nomination
and election of city officials at the coming primary and election.
“The great majority of the people of Detroit are honest, progres
sive, energetic cltlxene. They could not have built so wonderful a
city as this. If they were not.
“I regard the mayor of this city as a soldier under orders from
the people. He Is elected by the into do certain, specific things. If
he fails to carry out the orders of the people who placed him In
office, then he It not true to the trust that was reposed In him. *
“True, the mayor of a city of the else of Detroit cannot ask the ~
electorate what he shall do In every emergency that confronts him In
his office. He must do as his best Judgment dictates. „ '
“But in reference to thoee questions on which the people have
spoken, the mayor has no alternative but to do as they have com
manded. They elect him to carry out their wishes and If the mayor
fails to do so, he Is betraying a sacred trust. .Vl
“Among those questions on which the people have spoken and
spoken decisively, is the street railway question.
"To my mind the people have spoken wisely. Municipal owner
ship is the only positive, permanent settlement and Inasmuch as the
people demand it. It Is bound to come Just as surely as other forms
of settlement have been rejected.
"If the Detroit United Railway admits that It can give a lower
fare (as witness Its two former offers) In return for a mere franchise,
why can’t the city of Detroit give Just as low*lf not a lower, rate of
fare and keep the franchise Itself?
"There Is another far-reaching problem before the people of
Detroit today, and that is the rat* of taxation.
"In the office of mayor, I should demand such co-operation te
tween the various departments as would keep the cost of maintenance
of the city at the lowest figure commensurate with our growth and
welfare.
“I should Insist on the employment of such business methods
and business management as would bring results with which no one
could Justly find fault. We must have Improvements, but they should
come to the taxpayer under such circumstances that when he pays
his share toward the cost, he will do so gladly and in a spirit of loyalty
to his city.
“In the selection of the commissioners who are directly respons
ible for the busines sos the various municipal departments, I should
exercise the greatest possible care. I should select only such men
as have demonstrated In a private capacity that they are capable of
performing th# duties to be entrusted to their care and I should also
impress on tiiem that they are the servants of the people and to all
alike must they give courteous, thoughtful consideration."
Oscar Marx as a boy worked on the farm and peddled milk to the
householders of Detroit for his father. He attended district school
at what is now the corner of Gratiot and Beaufalt avenues, The
Marx chlldre nwalked back and forth dally, the two and on-half
mllee, from the seminary to their home In the country, until Oecar
was 14 years old. Then he entered Goldsmith’s business college.
At 16 years of age Oscar was back-giving his entire attention
to the farm and dairy of his father.
Oecar was 26 years old when the spread of tha city made the .
use of the Marx farm longer as a crop producer unprofitable. Some
of the land was sold and the father gave each of the family of five
children, two boys and tiiree girls, a few thousand dollars to start
them on life’s way for tnemselvee .
In personality, Oscar Marx is the sort of man one llkee to meet.
That native German geniality and hospitality has made him a popu
lar figure in Detroit. He Uvea an Ideal home life. In 1896, he mar
ried Lydia Darnstaetter, the daughter of one of Detroit's prominent
German families. He has two children, Emms, 14, and Oscar 8.. aged
two and a half years.
NEW IDEA CREDIT STORE
I
Will Be Opened at 149-151 Gratiot Avenue by the
Ohio Tailoring Cos., Leon L Wolf, President
THIS fiREAT CREDIT HOUSE HAS STORES IN CINCI
NATI, LOUISVILLE AND OMAHA. *
The Ohio Tailoring Cos., of Cincin
nati, Louisville and Omaha, will be
ready in a few days to announce the
opening of their new Detroit store at
Noe. 149-161 Orettot-ave., Just 2 doors
east of ~ Beaublen. The-new store
>lll Introduce a now idea in credit
selling in Detroit, and one that will
appeal, they believe, very strongly to
the buying public.
Mr. Wolf explains that their meth
od is not the old style Instalment
plan, but anew charge account sys
tem, whereby everyone can open an
account with the Ohio Tailoring Cos.
just the same as they do with their
butcher, grocer or baker, and pay in
small payments cf $1 per week. Said
he: “We employ no collectors and
every transaction is confidential. We
are the only ‘cash or credit' house in
the United States that manufactures
their own goods.
“The greatest proof of our values
lleh In the fact that from a small be
ginning eighteen months ago, we hav6
grown to be one of the largest credit
clothing concerns In the United
Btales. —-
—"H la on account of this that 1
would urge every man and woman to
watch for our opening announcement.
“We will be ready in a few days
with everything In wearing apparel
HOTEL ST. DENIS
Broadway as* 11 th St., Now York City
HOME COMFORTS WITHOUT EXTRAVAGANCE
This famous hotel ban bass renovated, redecorated, refurnished,
and many modern. up-Co4ate appointments hare been Installed,
and aan he compared favorably with any In the city.
The* Mir Sut-al— MM near all ate anrfels llnoo
Within easy across of ovory point of lntsrssL Half block from Wan-
smoker's. Ftvo minutes' walk of Shopping District.
NOTED FOR: Excellence of eolsins. comfortabls appointments, cour
teous sorrloo and homelike surroundings
The very beet accommodations in the city at
SI.OO Per Day Up
7 minutes from Grand Central Depot.
10 minutes te lending stores end theaters.
ST. DENIS HOTEL CO.
ALGO STAMWIX MALL HOTSL, ALBANY, N. V.
Some papers have readers. THE TIMES
has subscribers. Every" borne that
takes the paper is on its books,
LEON L. WOLF.
for men. women and children, and
there will be free souvenirs for every
one.
"I would furthermore state that we
guarantee to sell on time for less
than you can buy the same goods for
cash or refund your money.
— t! Wfr have demonstrated the suc
cess of our Ideas in these other large
cities and we stand ready to demon
strate the same success again in De
troit."
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