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WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 31. 1917.
The United States is Yours if you are In good health. The United States spells Opportunity. Health comes from right selection of food and right habits. Two Shredded Wheat Biscuits for break fast will supply more nutri ment than many a two-dol lar meal, and costs only four or five cents. A meal to work on, to play on. Shred ded Wheat 13 ready-cooked, and ready-to-eat. Made at Niagara Falk. N. Y. PROPOSE SETTING THREE STANDARDS OF “ENGINE FUEL” Regulation of the sale of gaso line to motorist* in Detroit la to result If an ordinance now being worked out pannes the common council. J c McCabe, superinten dent of the department of safety en gineering. la being assisted by the technical committee of the Wolver ine Automobile club in drawing up a measure that will divide gasoline Into three classes. It in planned to send the ordinance to the common •council on Tuesday, Feb. <5 The three classes are to be known | as A, It and C f the first two to be for use in automobile engines, while the third will be adapted to use in stationary engines, which are capa ble of burning a heavier grad*- of oil. A change in name from gaso line to “engine fuel” will be sug gested. as the Wolverine experts claim that gasoline la not really adapted to the automobile or other engines. Gasoline will be a *ep# rate grade for commercial uses, si.eh as dry cleaning It Is expected there will be some opposition from the oil companies, as these concerns do not Uke the Idea of being forced to divide their product Into clas-ie*- at different prices when it can all be sold at one figure PRIEST STOLE CONGREGATION, IT’S ALLEGED Contending that the Rev. Stanis laus Weglara. the young priest who 1* • the storm renter of the Church of the Virgin Mara, ebun h fight in Manitraniek is sampling to prn elxte the congregation to the Old Iloman Catholic faith from ortho dnx Roman Catholicism, Attorney Samuel W Jones, Tuesday, accused him In Judge Be*rl s court of steal Ing the congregation bodily AJtho Kr. R A Marron. chancellor of the diocese of Detroit of the Homan Catholic church declares tha.t the congregation Is not a part of Hlnhop Foley’s diocese, witnesses declared that the church was Incorporated as Roman Catholic at l-anslng in 1913. PUSH PLAN FOR MORRIS RANK IN THIS CITY The organisation committee of the proposed Detroit Morris Plan com pany. which makes a specialty of In duhtrlal loans and Investments to la oustriul worken, I- sending out blanks for stock *uh*rrlptl»»n* The |.!nn has twen Indorsed by the lead ;ng manufacturer* and bualne** men of Detroit, Ft I* peopoaed to orjtan ire the company under the la** Michigan with a capitalisation of 9 .UO.Oon, MRS. JOHNSON’S FUNERAL SET FOR THURSDAY Funeral services for Mrs. 8. Olln Johnson will ho held in the family home. No. f.ft Rowena st. Thursda) afternoon The services will be sim ph and will |»e in charge of the Rer. Khigene Hodman Rhippen, pastor of the First Unitarian churrh. which Mr*. Johnson attended Interring will be private. Receiver For Castings Company. Judge Murphy Tuesday appointed the iH-troif Trust company receiver for the Motor Castings company on petition of Horace J. Caulklns, Jr. ft was stipulated that the hustne** ot the concern he continued until further coders from the court. Woman Bound and Robbed. Gagged, bound and robbed oft 13ft. Mrs. Robert Mitchell, of No. 74 M Grand River-ave west, was found early Tuesday morning In the hall of her apartments, where she had dragged herself from her room She was set upon by two men, while asleep, she told the police. Salesman Held Aa Cmbexzltr. John Rogerowskl, IS years old, of No. 579 Willis st., was arrested by lat ex-five* l annan and FTaley Tuesday afternoon, charged with emberfling SI,OOO from the Gill Farnum company, distillers, of Cin cinnati. for whom he worked in Detroit as salesman. BUDGET FOR SCHOOLS IS EHORMOUS Total of Nearly Twelve Million Asked By Inspectors NINE MEMBERS REVIEW FIGURES Cut Items for Improve ments In Annexed Districts Detroit had a achool board of nine member* Tuesday afternoon, when the Inspectors met In special session to review the 1917 18 budget providing for the expenditure of ai most $12,000,000 for new schools and the maintenance of the city's educational system More than half the members did not attend the meeting The budget as originally prepared calls for an appropriation of $10.7t»K.41l 83. The total of expenditures in the budget Is $11,938,441 13. but Interest on dally balances and primary school money furnish a total credit of sl, 170.000. An Item of $;.0,ooo for a new heat ing plant In Central high school was added to the original list, and the inspectors voted to add SIOO per year to the salaries of clerk* In the board of education office A few small reduction* were ordered, and w hen it was alt over the nine man board laughed knowingly at the grim humor of one of the member* who said’ "Well, we got a fat chance of getting all this any way What the estimators won't do to this Is a shame ” Added burdens placed upon the school system by the recent an nexation*. caused a loud howl from some of the Inspectors. In three case*, alterations and improvements of $4,000 each were a«k* and for little wooden schools in the annexed ter rltory Iff Charles E. Chadsey. superintendent of school*, informed the board that the schixd build'ng* were not worth more than s.'>oo. The board of health ordered the Improvement*. d**laring that the w iter and sanitary systems were unhealthy. The board decided to cm out the improvement items and provide pupils *»%Ji car* fare, if nece«»arj so that they call attend regular cliy school* The Northern high school was opened Monday, but already an item of 137.4'G <n i* asked for furniture and fixture* The original appropri ation was not suffl-lent to meet all requirement* R* pre entatlves of the hoard of health notified the inspector* that winimine p»H>!a In schools ate dan :• n>u* to i hildr* n because of lm purltl*** in the water. Sterilization md filtration systems were recom i tended. Inspector Gordon declared that ! would rather abolish the t «ol* than put the city to such ex pense. a* each system would cost ah iut ills motion to close th« pool* was defeated, but final action on the Item was deferred. For the mechanical engineer the budget calls for an automobile cost Ing s3ft.*». Below this Item 1* one for the purchase of three more au tomobiles, st $733 each, fhr the use of the assistant superintendent* The Inspector* leaped upon tht4M}-< crimination with fury, and when they got thru shaking up the Item It provided that the assistant su perintendent* should ride 4* ft*, same kind of a ear as the mechanl cal engineer will have. If the esti mator* approve. President Muniford and the fol lowing inspectors attended the meet ing Khelnhold. Spalding. Komrof *k>. Gordon. Morgan, Harms. Hely and Krueger. JUROR WALKS 27 MILES, LIKES IT IXAVKNWORTH, K»n., J.n SI. —How would you like to fake a little Jaunt, say 2R or 30 miles, at the present time’ Sure, a nice Ditto walk WefT'Klrby McCrill so size* up a trip of that length. Kirby was among those sum moned to sit on a Jury. There hap pened to he no trains enmlng to l/eavenworth when Kirby desired to start. That didn't bother hltn, neith er did the high price of shoe leath er. 8o Kirby walked to Kansas City, a distance of about 27 miles. "It was Just a nice little stroll." said Klrhy. "I take long walks often and there Is nothing like It to preserve ones good health. At Kansas City I caught an Intenirhan car and came to Leavenworth !In t*nd to walk hack when I get thru with the Jury work" Church Teams Clash. The Piety league will have an Inning tonight, when the Tnimbulls and the First Preehyter4an basket ball teams will clash at the Trum bull gym. Children Cry rOR FLETCHER’S CASTORIA ISBBSi mm City News in Brief The Haatan Tlifarara' latgua brU Ita ragalir aseatbl? ■eertlwg la the hoard room of the board ‘of •-diMatli-n building Wednesday af ternoon. graktra af Ihe IhlreH •pen faru m entertained Dr. Ilnr*aid garakell, director of the Melroae. Maaa. forum, in the* Board of Commerce. Tuesday noon. The Detmtt marine seateflre nt ,s --feet es Third-at., formerly •ft riallr known aa station K, has i redesignated the “Detroit River station. ’’ Nolle# has been sent to all vessel owners by W'llliam J. Nagel, postmaster. -Why nat hay bread hy tha feat.” aakad a haaeeheepar aa ahe aaalrhed the baker boy carrying In the long Franeh loaves “Over In Paris vnu can buy Just aa much or aa little bread aa you want They cut it off to measure." Thru subsidiaries In IT eitle# and taesaa the 4mertean Pwhlle t tin ties company aent out ll.kTßOht' ruble feet of gas during the week ending Jen. Jft, an Increase ftf 3.- 117.0(M> cubic feet over the corre sponding period tn 1914. The Kalghts af Rgaitr wilt tnstell • fflrera far the year la thr K. af E. temple. Thureday night Su preme President John A orvwyer wtil conduct the ceremonv A emoker and entertainment will fol. low. The flrwt itssal eatea ranvewttan af the reareeentatlvaa af the Tm ron laboratories of the United Htetea. te being held In the Hotel Matter. Delegatee are here from all over the country Various Trus-Con products are to be dis cussed during the meeting -f eappaae we ahall have !a wait far ssatker thaw ta Hear a4f the street#.’’ aatd an auto driver W-d --nesday morning. “There la Just room enough between the car Ira- k and tha curb for a machine now, and when you have to stop vnu rtimh a miniature rocky mountain Such is life tn the city where life Is supposed to ha worth living ’ f‘an presents n Krtsk K. Paremas has ashed Jadge ( aaaalty ta call the t«. D-ntlon of young men more then U veers old and who live on the east side, to the feet that he can fill aome vacancies In the Annapolis naval academy. Young men who would like to enter the naval #• ndemy may get particular* from Judge Uonnolly. 4 red I. V aadeveer. wba far the last Id rears haa beea atlaree; far tbe Traveler#’ Insurance and other In surance companies, and Orville It Foster. Jr . v* ho ha* been a**<M-|at e<l with him for the last four year*, have formed * co-partnership for the practice of the taw with office* at No. 1351 J'enohs.-ot building Member* af tbe llalldera A Traders’ Kicksslr will bold th“*e *n-*il dinner Thursday. In the Hotel Tul ler C M Roehm. of Itoehm a- I « Id eon. will act a* toaatniaster. Mavor Mar*. Fred Guenther J'i '* Alfred I Murphy. W. O Malcomson and others will hr among the guests Arrangement! have been made for e cabaret entertainment Twa rases af atasbraaasa Issre In a ■alt braaabt Tsesdey la Hrvalt court aaalne’ the Houthern F*«Mflr and the Chicago. Milwaukee A Ht. Paul railroad# by Joseph Cohen, who claim* that his cargo of deli cacies spoiled thru delay In de livery. After being In transit for more than a month the mush rooms wera mouldy when thev r- *i hed here according to Cohen, who aske 1t.5*0 When van walk dawn Waadward i«e.. past bsalseu bauaes derated to various branrhe# of the auto mobile Industry, you wonder how I'etroltere ever lived before the motor car came Into existence. Ht 111 there are those aho yearn for the ’ good old days” w hen exery m*n who could afford It kept a nag In the ham, eating It* head off. »n % Exclusive Agents for the Famous Hirsh-Wickunre Clothes _tn ’ II |w>| GENTLEMEN— , . According to information we have received from all pails of the country there will be a Further Advance in Clothing Prices ; The mills report that they have to pay a much higher price for wool and reliable dyes and consequently have to chargelhe manufacturers more, who in turn have increased the cost to the retailer. Baumgartner Clothes never have been and never will be, built down to a price, but rather built up to a quality , regardless of price. At the present time we are offering our entire winter stock of SUITS and OVERCOATS 0 « at last year's prices less 20 per cent. the proud owner could take hi* best girl out for a drive Hunday afternoon Far *be Rsal quarter af IPId tha re rarder'i raert established a retard t) trying J.MA ordinance cases T h'v w*» tn spite of the fact that Judge Jeffries was incapacitated part of the time In tne same period criminal cases were die. po*e.| of This record has been Utlllli only I wire, and that waa »• n iniV-K Connolly and Phelan were working overtime. Fran* Bd ta do aatlaaal gaardaasea. members af tbe Tklrty-drwt and Thirty-second Michigan regiments. . are being pla* e.| with Detroit xna nufgcturtng firm* every day ’Khera are a large number of poal tlr ne yet to le ftlled. according to tKo secretaiy af the employment bureau cf the Detroit Board of Cumme-ce •» hu h Is finding place# for the men. Jddge Kelly seart. af llbaea. aae af the relief Judges af tha W’syee county circuit has adaptable court room method# that aren’t stopped by the ordinary formalities of the bench. When hie room bream# atuf fy Tuesday thru the presence of a flock of foreigners, who took al most every hit of available apace, he retreated from the bench, opened the door to the adjoining pre*« room, and presides from a witness chair at the threshold of tha two room* In areardaaee with hla belief that If every man anderataad every ether man. his problems. Ideal* and ctr <-iim»t»n<e» there would be a feeline of mutual helpfulness rath er than hostility, Henry Ford Is espousing the cause' of e universal language, (n other words Esperan to. Dr Tobias Sigel Is Its leading exponent In Detroit Many of the moat advanced thinkers of Europe err In fax or of this scientific lan guage, which v» a* perfected hy a Pole after years of patient labor. Auilllaa alluringly at twa rubbers » h>. pa bed a revalver thru the win dow of her cage and demanded money. Miss Grace Brown, cashier in Blessed * lunch room at No. 801 Woodward-ave . completely frus trated their Intentions and prevent ed ‘heir taking 140. which lay In the till In front of her Tuesday ’’There I* leas than five dollars hei-e.” she said, when one of the R roughly demanded the money. “Do you want to count If' “Let the chicken feed go and give us aome cigarettes.'’ said the man and the two departed rarparwtlan 4 annuel Dlngeman ts eonvlnred that aafamahlle garages are the most elusive and baffVUe thinra. especially on foggy nights. Mr. Dlngeman attended the Detroit Deutsche ehr’a festival In the Wayne Gat-den*. Monday night Wh«*n the affair was over h« start ed fop # garage not far from the dancing pavilion Some .'ft mlnul** later he was stllj looking for the garage. He peered thru the blind ing !>**•- «» the first s*c»-et *trn end found lie was on Elghth-st., several blocks beyond hi* destina tion “I d hate to live In Isondon.” declare* Dlngeman -Kdweatlaa la a matter af grawlh aad we are trylaa ta teach chil dren In the terms of their own ex peiience and in ac;lon. which Is an adaptation of the M>-nteaa*>rl meth od and the new education. ' E. C. I.lndemann. state club leader for Michigan in th** co-operative ex tension work of the U. s depart ment of agriculture and the M A. told members of thr home and school gardening committee of the Twentieth Dentury rluh the recre ation commission and Detroit l ranch of the National Plant. Flower and Fruit guild. In the I’entuij building. Tuesday after noon. ••The l*tr Mrs. Olln Jabwaan bag ane af tbe most brilliant minds and kindliest natures which It wax ever my fortune to meet.” said a well-known dtixen "She was a Any *SO Overcoat or Suit now *4O Any $ 45 Overcoat or Suit now *36 Any *4O Overcoat or Suit now *32 Any *35 Overcoat or Suit now *2B We think that you would be showing good judgment in anticipating your clothing needs. u Cor. State and Griswold Chamber of Commerce BWtf- DETROIT TIMES gifted musician and composer snd was deeply Interested in all of the Ane arts Blie was an Inspiration to young etudenta and many a struggling musician hgk known the Inest - *eufol e benefit of her kindly counsel and encouragement either hy word or letter. Hhe was quick t" tecognlxe merit and sincere tn degvor and was one of the most loyal and practical supporters of music and thr « ultural Interests of the city. To be entertained In her home, where iTMj*ic always had Its piece, was w delightful experience end privilege.” There te ewe landlady In this city sshe prefers tn have as a tenant a baby that cries a great deal rather than any on# of these three things: a cat. a dog or a drunken p ie Hhe has g two-family house on th# east aide The upper apart ment is occupied hy a family with a sick haby. Tha lower floor Is the home of a man who keeps a dog g cat and a Jag. The other <la> the wlfa of the first floor ten ant called the landlady on the 'phone to complain of the crying baby. Hhe replied: “If you don’t like it. move out I'd rather have a crying baby than a drunken man for a tenant You cannot hurt mx feeling* by taking your husband. y «ur dog and your rat and get dlng out Tbe baby stays.” U. S. WILL MAKE ITS OWNSHELLS Navy Department Se*kn Ma chinery To Equip Pro jectile Plant WASHINGTON. Jan 31—Secre tarjr Duntols has decided the Unit ed Stale* will make It* own navy projectile* If United State* manu facturer* can t supply them at rea aonable rates. While no official announcement haa been made. It was officially hinted today that the arrangement whereby Hadfleldn. the British con cern. wa* to supply $3.000.0<K) or more of projectile*. |* off The navy department will this week advertise for machinery to ♦quip a government projectile plant. Thl* action wa* decided upon de spite a communication from the British minister of munition* *ay ing Hadfleldfi might be able to *up ply the projectile* wanted within 15 or Ift month*. One American firm, I*inleln said, ha* offered to lease It* plant or to sell outright to the government The department will consider any propo-dtlon that the company will make. Imnlel* said. Recover Body of Putnam Boy Tbe body of Fred Putnam. 12 year* old. who wa* drowned Sun day while trying to cros* on the Ire from Belle Isle to the Detroit main land. was recovered Tue*day by tbe police after a two-day search. Fire* were burned to break up the ice *o that grappling hook* could be used Clergymen, evangel!*!*, mission arles and other Christian workers from many land* are to assemble tn Chlcnco tod*y for the thirtieth an nual alumni reunion and revival con ference of the Moody Bible Insti tute. BAUMGARTNER’S From Alaska or Kansan? ; LOUISE When IRachen appeared at the McAlpin hotel In New Yoik city. ahe aaid: "I am Just down from Alaaka; I heard this was a pretty (rood boarding house.” Then ahe regaled clerks, manag ers and gueata with atortea of her life In the wild* about Koyukuk. her mines and her adventure*. New York certainly "fell” for her. But along cornea Mr. Sachem of Kanaaa City, who aaya he la the pa of the fair lioulae. "She did apend two years In Alaska,” said he. "But when ahe told you people that she had never seen a blq city ahe was mistaken. She was born and raised In Kansas City, .and Isn't that big? She came home from Alaaka last June, but ahe said nothing to us about her mines." BELLBOY HELD ON FORGERY CHARGE Charged with uttering and pub lishing fraudulent checks, Walter Hoffman. ll* years old. and formerly a bell boy In the Hotel Statler, was brought back from Chicago by De tective Thomas Creedon. Tuesday night. According to the police, Hoffman not only defrauded several Detroit persons, but. after fleeing to Chi cago. victimized the Morrison hotel, a taiicab company, and the head of a \ice committee in that city. Any *3O Overcoat or Suit now *24 Any *25 Overcoat or Suit now *2O Any *2O Overcoat or Suit now *l6 Any *ls Overcoat or Suit now *l2 —TWO STORKS— \ • «oi* »ot V* 0 ' \ \ “v* -f> ** \ \ 1° lov^- pj9jmng| 69 Woodward IfHJIIHBI Comer of Jefferson Handicap That persistent dull, agonis ing ache that throbs just be hind your eyes—that by after noon turns your work into drudgery that clouds your thoughts—that makes concen tration impossible! It's handicapping you now —it may ruin you finally—un less you consult L. V. SMITH Exclusive Optometrist in Charge of FRIEDBERG’S OPTICAL PARLORS 212 Griswold - Well Charge It—ls Desired ADVERTISE IN THE TIMES —IT PAYS 1 Cor. Gd . River and Washington Building PAGE 3