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SAVES YOUR TIME AND YOUR EYES SIXTEENTH YEAR. NO. 28 0. GREEKS AND BULGARS CLASH; RUSSIANS SENT TO SALONIKA RAILROAD HEMS SHOW SIMS OF YIELDING IN FACE OF STRIKE MENACE Meeting Today May Determine Final Outcome WILSON’S APPEAL MAKES IMPRESSION Talk of Concessions Now Heard Among: Magnates Hv ROBERT J BENDER. (Flaff i'orr<*ti/ijn>lent l ruled Brett.) WASHINGTON. Aug. 22—The question of strik** or no strike to da yw»» in th hands of the "big barons" of the railway world. A llimi* and number of the brad* of the country's biggest syst* ms had taken charge of th*’ situation over night. Their answer. It appeared, was to he the Anal auawer to President Wil son's proposal and personal appetd for prevntlon of the most paralyz ing transportation tie-up in the his tory of the nation They were to meet, one w ,iy or the other, the president's declaration that the country’s industrial future rested in their hands In a se< ret confer* nee at the Met ropolitan club last night, a small Xirnb*r of the "big barons” of the M ontlaurtl on Pnae Inn. i 50 NEGROES FLEE FROM WYANDOTTE City’s Colored Popula tion Decamps After Riot W: andotte's Negro imputation is nonexistent this morning The f>o colored resident* <f th*» oown-rlver city have fled the town, according to police following a r;ic»> riot last night in which Caesar Powell was killed and Earl Williams badly bruised Ln*t night's trouble gr* w out of a disturbance which took place *.n an interurban car Sunday night in w'hlch Frank Perlgo, white, was wounded by a Negni, when Perl go objected to the black man occupying a heat with a whit** woman. Monday night a mol* of 100 whites, bent on revenge, bnkc Into a house occupied by sevcrnl Negroes at Chor rv at nnd Hlddle-ave Wyandotte. In trying to defnd himself one of tho Negroes, It la said, flr**d the shot which killed Powell, The other Vic tim was injured in n hard to hand battle which took pla< •• aftei ihn whites had forced nn entrance. Wyandotte police were powerle«.x to control th** mob and were about to terirt to the use.of their revolv ers when an auton ohtle load of ofll cars, under command of Deputy Sheriff Henry Wobrook arrived from I»etroit and subdued the rioters. The sheriffa tnen arrived Just In time to save the lives of the Ne gro* •* who wer<» penned in a rear room wiili their backs to the wall. THE WEATHER. ttrtrnlt and VletnttVl Tne*«ls» nlihl nml Wi-dnr*Ni*i. felt nnd * < «*olerj mnd erite nnnlllsfnl lu westerly nlndn, hrennlnn vnrlnltl/. timer Vltehljii* • I'lilr nnd rooter Tueidnr nl|ht nnd Wr* nrndlf. Vote for ALDRICH BAXTER His puMlc service merits promotion. for POLICE JUSTICE. -Adv DENOUNCES ‘HOME RULE’ MEASURE Adrian Editor Warns Voters Against Wets’ Option Plan SAYS THEY PLAY CLEVER GAME Would Place Saloon In Reach of Every Thirsty Man One of the clearest exfosltions of ‘the so-called "home rule" llqttcr amendment to the rtate constitution Is contained In an editorial by Stuart H. Perry in the Adrluu Times. "The intent," *nvs Mr. Perry, "t» to put a saloon within reach of every thirsty lnlhtdunl In Michigan If that were not the plan, th* liquor Interests would not be fighting for it.” The editorial follows: Th** w**t amt dry petitions are on fit** In Panning, which means that the btggent liquor fight in the ntstr'a hla tory is on It will be a fight to the finish, f»*r the Insue I* no longer a t question of whether the state shall he all .lr\ or partly ilry, but nil dry or virtually all wet. The wet plan masquerades under the name of nn "option" plan, hut It would reduce the option unit fr m the county to the township, village or city My this means Us sponsors hope to pull thi- wool over the eves of at least some voters by Invoking the lrniigin.ii.\ blessings of home rule. The intent, however, ts as plain as th* face of ths town etoek It Is to put a saloon within reai-h of every thirsty Individual In Michigan If this were not the plan the liquor In terests would not be fighting for It It makes little .ilfterence how mnnv dry townships there may he, If there are wet villages and «r*'t cities with in > asy dint a nee The dry forces ran afford to lose on the Issue of statewide prohibition. The defeat of that amendment by itself would leave matters as thev arc now Hut the> cannot afford to lose the fight on the township anl village option scheme If the wets • an put that across, then everything accomplished for temperance In a lifetime will he undone It Is a clever ; game the weis nr** playing It my lie a hard game t<> heat, hut If it is not beaten, then local option prohibi tion becomes a farce and the liquor interests will tie more firmly tti the saddle than they have beep for 20 years Grind rltDenshlp clean politics and the general welfare of Michigan de mand that organised liquor he *te frate.i in this last desperate flgt t an' that Its defeat he made a Waterloo. BIGGEST DAY OF PONTIAC FETE IS EXPECTED PONTIAC, Aug 22 -The biggest day of Oakland county’* centennial celebration, which got away to a good start Monday In spite of the ex treme heat, was expected today. Karly this morning hundreds of people from out In the county began pouring into Pontiac and it Is esti mated that the parade to be held this afternoon will number 6,000 march ers. Three hands and floats from 100 merchants ami several lodges and societies are to take part The exercises began Monday with the dedication of three historic sites, the Clinton river ford, the site of the first house in Pontiac anti the ramp ground and old fair ground at Fair grove ave. In the afternoon there waa a pa rade and a band concert. AST tPRAI, SI MWrtl DRINK llor.fnrri'. Arid I’ksagkats Cooling, refreshing and pleasant, highly h«neflelal and vitalising to tha health. Huy a bottla. — Adv. OUR CHOICE FOR CORONER DR. ROBERT T. WILLIAMS., Ad^ DETROIT s-TIMES THE G. O. P.’S NEW HEAD! GEORGEC.CARON IS DROWNED Detroit Boy I** Victim of Heart Attack While Bathing In Goderich, Ont. Word was received in Detroit Mon day evening, of the sudden death of George C. Caron, son of Hr. and Mrs. George Caron, of Detroit, while bath ing in the lake at Goderich, Ont. Or. and Mrs Caron, accompanied by their son. had gone to the resort for a vacation and the two men had entered the water for a swim, when th** younger man suddenly sank front view' His father resrued him Im mediately and he was brought to shore, where four doctors worked over him. The lungs contained no water and it is thought that it was a cose of heart failure, Induced b% SVW—CMmm rgmuil nn jmKMKfTL i mtßstmP' 'lt "** yq Al , -v" v v '-' > M m - -I- HSI I I V* ■KIm § rs, —riM’— m- EMKmM J fif■:' c• * From left to right thoy are:—T. M. Schumacher, vie* president, El Pa*o and South Western; J. H. Young, president Norfolk Southern; G. W. Stevens .pr'voldent Chesapeake and Ohio; Daniel E. Willard, president Baltimore and Ohio; J. H. Carroll, general attorney Chicago, Burlington and Quincy; Hale Holden, president Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and chairman of the delegation of railway presidents; M. J. Carpenter, Chicago, Terre Haute and Southeaatern; R H. Alehton, Chicago and Northwestern; James H. Hustle, president Boston and Maine; W. J. Jackson, receiver Chicago and Eastern Illinois; Frank Trunbull, chairman Chesapeake and Ohio; L. E. Johnson, president Norfolk and Western; W, H. Trueedale, president Delaware, Lackawanna and Western. Here are 13 railway presidents or representatives of preaidenta who heard at the White House what the administration thinks of their controversy with the brotherhoods of employes. President Wilson told them be believed in an eight-hour day. They had been called to Washington by him after ho ialled tu fcrlng about an agreement between other railroad representative* and tha chlaCa of the brotherhood*. the heat and the sudden plunge into cold water. The body, accompanied by the bereaved parents, was brought to Detroit, Tuesday morning. Deceased was 23 years old. He was a law student in the University of Michigan and would have been graduated from that institution in June, 1917. He was also Interested in Journalism and did considerable work on the university papers, the Michigan Daily and The Gargoyle. He was very popular among his col lege friends and belonged to a num ber of fraternities, among which were the Phi Gamma I>e!ta. the Phi Alpha I>elta and the Slgmn Delta (’hi. He also belonged to the Toast masters’ club His father. I'r Caron. Is a prominent homeopathic phy sician here and Mrs. Caron is an active ami well known club woman. Interested in all welfare movements. A younger daughter is the sol** re malning child. The Pennsylvania slat*' camp of the Patriotic Order of Sons of Amer ica will lmain Its annual convention today In Philadelphia Railroad Presidents Who Heard Sharp Talk at the White House TUESDAY, AUGUST 22. 1916. Odds and Ends NEW’ YORK. —The corridors of the Waldorf-Astoria echoed with screams emaanting from the private bath of a woman guest. Hotel re serves who tried to break In on rescue bent, learned she had seen a mouse. FREEPORT, U I—A seven-foot shark nearly made a meal off Charles Funk while he was swim ming. He went ashore, halted a hook and caught the fish himself. NEW’ YORK —Mrs. Murray had always declared she would faint if she saw a burglar. night one came and before she was through chocking him, the Intruder was glad to surrender. PrinttnK—lbf plain nrtl kin*—that U rtakt—Tlmea Job Drpt.—Main 4.110. SECOND CONTINGENT OF ITALIANS ALSO JOINS BALKAN OFFENSIVE; HOT BATTLE RAGING ON ENTIRE FRONT HUGHES IN SPEECH HITS SPOILATION Stands By Former Ut terances Against Illegal Combines UNDERWOOD TARIFF SCORED Candidate Speaks In Los Angeles and San Diego LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22.—Charles Evans Hughes left her© last night for Sacramento, where he will speak today, after addressing two large gatherings in this city. Mr. Hughes, earlier in the day, made an address to an audience of 20,000 on the grounds of the San Diego exposition, at Ban Diego. The auditorium here proved too small to hold the crowd which gath ered last evening, and a large over flow meeting was neoessary. Declaring that public interests merit protection from spoliation, Mr. Hughes said: "W’e have had periods when the public interest in this country was Ignored; when it was dertded and not safeguarded by law. “I am glad those periods are past. I believe they have passed. I be lieve there la sentiment abroad in this land which recognizes the in terests of communities and that there is a sentiment which demands protection of tho Interests of com munities against all spoliation, against conspiracies and against combinations of every sort. I am against every abuse of community interests for the sake of private (Continued on Page Two.) FARRELL for County Clerk. —Adv. THREE MORE SUCCUMB TOTHEHEAT Liffht Breeze From the West Brings Slight Relief CITY SWELTERS MONDAY NIGHT Warmest August 21 In Annals, of Weather Office At a late hour, Tuesday morning, tho showers promised as a possi bility for todav had not materialized, but a light breeze from the west tempered the heat eomnvhat, bring ing some slight relief. Save for a few clouds that made their appearance during the later part of the day. bringing with them eltfht relief, the weather, Monday, aluv,3t duplicated that of rfunday, the mercury staying above the 9U mark from Id o’clock in the fore noon until after 7 In the even'ng The hottest period of the day wh« between 2 and I o’clock In tho aft ernoon when the thermometer reg istered 94 Three death® and »lx prostrations were recorded during tho day. Ah on Sunday night the intense heat continued after nlghtfa’l, Mon day, **ave for the little relief around 6 o’clock, when clouds made their appearance on the western horizon It was the hottest Aug. 21 in the his tory of the local weather bureau, the highest previous mark reached by the mercury helng 90 in IS7S and 1890. The humidity of the day. however waa considerably below normal. Sunday the lowest humidity mark wni f>2 rer con* at noon Weather experts place the normal humidity ((•ntIROMI on P««f Two.) Court Holds Parent Is Not Responsible For Daughter’s Whims "Oh, what a beautiful hat!” ex claimed 17-year-old Adelaide Fmtth as she pas.sed the millinery store of Mrs Annie Harris in Delray, and forthwith, on a truly feminine im pulse, She went and bought the bon net, charging It to her parents. When Adelaide got home Mrs. Ges rge A Hmlth, her mother, order ed her to return the hat to the store and all of Adelaide’s pleading' s were In vain. Mrs Harris refures to take the hat back ami three time* did tho girl trump to the Irate milliner back to her scolding parents. Final ly she left tho hat on tho doorstep of the store. Justici Richter lad to settle the tangle finally, Mrs Harris bringing ! -ult against Ad-lalde’s parer.fs for th« value of the bat. Justice Klch- I ter diaml.-'-ed the case, holding that a 17-year old gtrl could not obligate her father for a purchase If the purchase was made without oonseru of either parant. FOR IT. GOVERNOR. OUR FORMER CITY CONTROLL ER. DAVID E. HEIN EM AN, | “THE FATHER OF THE , BELLE ISLE AQUARIUM." j —A4* Athens Government Is 1 Reported Resisting J Bulgar Advance WAR PARTY ACTIVE IN RUMANIA AGAIN Fate of Balkans Hangs In Balance As Fight | Spreads BERLIN, Aug. 22. —Bulgarian troops harvo captured fiva ftroek villages and towns since the bs> ginr.lng to their general often- A alve against the allied forces In the Balkans, aald an offlolal statement from the Bulgarian war office today. ATHENB, Aug. 22. —A second | contingent of Italian troops hat "Jj landed at Salonika, according to ujJ dispatches reoelved here todayw 3*l ATHENS, Aug. 22„—Russian * troops have landed at Salonika to Join In the allied offenslva. Dispatches from Salonika today reported that allied transport arrived with the Russians as ths first Italian contingent was dis embarking. PARTS. Au*. St. —French troops advanced their lino on bcth sides of 4 the river Somme Inst night, making progress toward Clery on the north bank and capturing several trench elements southwest of Rsiroes and east of Sayecourt, It was officially announced today. • LONDON Aug. 22. —Greek and Bulgarian forces have clashed hi the region of Serrea and fighting has been going on since Monday monk Ing, eald an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Athens today. A number of Greeks have been killed. The Greek commander Is summon ing all neighboring reserves. This dispatch la as yet unconfirm ed from other sources, though Bul garian foroes are known to have ad vanced to a position a few mllee north of Ferres (40 miles northeaet of Salonika). The last official dis patches reported Greek forces at- , ; tacking this Bulgar detachment at Barakll. On the whole front, the Allies are now attacking the Bulgarian lines, the engagements developing Into a (Continued on Pane Two.) WORKMAN KILLED BY AUTO Unidentified Man Struck Dowa At Junction-ave. and Mich igan Central; Driver Held Junction-ave. and the Michigan Oaa tial railroad, early Tuesday mornr Ing. an unidentified mat. was hurt e 1 to the pavement and Instantly killed. Jacob Koohowskl. of No. lit I/rvett-st., driver of the machine, was taken to the Scotten-ave. police station and held on a charge j of reck)e*» flrlvlrg The dead man wa* apparently a foreigner. about 40 yt'ar- old. and dressed as a workingman He had nothing In his pock*t* by which to establish his Identity Coroner Burge** i h ?*<-king his rel atives. FOR lieut’ GOVERNORS \ DAVID E. H FIN EM AN WHO HAS EARNED, SAYS A DE TROIT FREE PRESS EDI- . TOR IA U, ‘THE RESPECT. ! ESTEEM AND GRATITUDE OF EVERY GOOD CITIZEN JOS DETROIT/* 1 ONE CENT.