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1M TIIRD AY , APRIL 7 . 1917.
PHONE BILL IS DEFEATED ’rorinioa For fify Owned Ex changes Not Sup ported MY W 1.. ( ALSUS tit aft Corretpon<ie*l Detroit 7'tme*) LASHING. Mich.. April 7 The wnate, by a voir of 19 tn 11. fulled o past the Ormebee jolni resolution o submit a consUluUoael amend aent which would provide that Itle* may purchase and then own end operate telephone system*. I’ squired a two-thirds vote. 22, to go hru. The 11 senator* whose ns\ ote* trilled the resolution wore Bo •n. Bryant, Forrester, llolrnea, Me tae. Morford, Plant k, Soot', W W mlth. rttewart and Tuft*. The re* Dutton wa* allowed to go on the ta |e after reconsideration of the vote The senate also failed to (five a fIHHHHHBHHHMVoiTrT hi | Come with the crowds- | | Saturday is THE day- | H? V j §p^if I?"* lililsJ APr down I 1 *% C and I SOc a-Week I Secures n $25 Diamond I Hi L) 14 ■ * * Diamond «"i You will have Hj i ) hurry if you want to join Ft lcdbwrg'* Thrift Club—be sure to come in Saturdajg. H ■ There is no reason why you should pay cash for Diamonds. Watches or Jewelry H H —because I positively guarantee that you can't buy a cent cheaper for cashl You are H under no obligation when you come uato my store—whether you buy or not, yon H are assured courteous treatment. H I A Little nut nf if our I I . pay each week I I Join my Thrift Club and I I get an Elgin-Sirand Watch I H |hbw Down 'T'tilS wonderful timekeeper has 17 extra fine 9 jewel*—adjusted to four positions—heat and 9 Jo N All you have to do is to pay 23c down and H ■ —. SOc a week. Just think of itt H I X.TI Thr,fl 7C I I UmH Club 25c Down l v 50c • Week I Member* mm%J I two-thirds vote to the Port ester Mor ford bill to allow *n\lnir* hank* to Invest hinds in foreign h«>rul* It re ceiv*-d 20 vole* to nine against, but tonld not summon the n> cdful 22 votes It also was tabled. The Culver bill to pniv ide for the pa> meat of niemher* of the Na ltonal guard uh»n they are railed out on any duly, wa* passed by the *enale in committee of lh» whole and later on third reading. under suspension of the niles. It now goes to the governor Senator Koehler Introduced a bill Inu tided to smooth OVIt the <ll thrill ties enrountorrd by the rlty of 1 >*' troit in Its efTorts to expand by means of annexation The hill had Highland Park’" rase in view In this proviso, which constitute* xn amend men; to the present taxation laws ■■|*rovtd* , <l. however, that when an Incorporated city or xtllugr Is an r.excd to and Ineorpora'ed with a rlty. siirh annexed territory shall constitute one or more wards •*f the city to which It is annexed provided the territory so annwxad shall haw a population equivalent to the ap proximate population of one or more wards of the city to which It la ax* nexed." The senate liquor oommittea ha* decided to replace the McArthur “hone dry" bill which pwaeed tba house with the Damon "boo# dry" bill lntrr»dueed In the sens'*. It will i»port out at once the Wiley. I*wts and Ihnvm bills. The hsmon bill Is much shorter than the McArthur bill, which Is the reason assigned for it* substitution. FIRE LAYS WASTE ASBIJRY PARK. N. J. V - 111 RT PARK N J , April T Fire starting In the Beach Ntotator- Inm here rauaeri damage estimated at 11,000.000 early Friday. Wholesale dynamiting of Hulttjtn 'r-r* •'•■nVtbiv ravrd the entire city from destruc tion Jhe blare started 'rtwn a defective electric light bulb Fonr blocks of liiiddlngs were laid In rutna. DETROIT TIMES CLEARINGS ALL OVER D.S. CLIMB March Rhows An Incrcaiw of 19JI Per Cent Over Same Month Lduit Year Continued heavy paymeats thru the banks In March were reflected In aobatanUal gain* In clearing house transaction* at almost every leading city In the Unfled States as compar'd with every prrvrou* corresponding month, with the total of all oenters, according to Pun's Hevtew, amonntlng to f24,544.«93. WO, an Increase of 19.S per cent over March las* year and of 77.f> per cent us contrasted with March, I*l6. Three figure* Indicate that gen oral bustne*e ba* been maintained m highly satisfactory volume, rot withstanding obstacles in the way of tr a asportation and disturbed for eign relations which did not exist iast year and which might have been expected to have bad an adverwe «fleet. New York city again reports very large exchange*, the total at ’hat center showing galr.s of 13.4 and tk.l per cent. re*j»ecttvely. over March In the two lr-.medlate|v pre ceding year* The cities outside New York eJso make eitremely far orabte return*, (be acgrvgate at all point* being 24.6 per cent larger than for the *ame month last veat and no le** than 64.2 per cent tn excess nf the corresponding month two rears ago Almost every city leport* substan tial gains over both yearn, end where loese* occur thev arc prob ably due to local causa* and do not affect the gratifying exhibit, as a whole. Moreover, every section into which (hit statement In divided dis plays marked expansion, with the Improvement verv pronounced at t early all she principal manufnetur Ing and distr.butlng venters. Michigan’s Largest Furniture Store ■aNaasa-Bna aa.grr -.iirgr ~~r - nr, - ■ - -,i ■-** ; - r.sr.Tgg, — w y l mki ■ a . ss- m i j fin nij Offers to Brighten Your Home for Easter, On Credit! € 1 tfV Q C Thi. Oroh.u. , _ Tf JH I Player-Piano 5 345 VUlfVrßlMkjrj fe. 1 $2.50 Weekly—No Intero*t—No Extnui /J/l/fi Id* E IT ITH each one of these famou* player piano*, we ] Pj < It»9Pj, K t V e you FREE, a benchetool. a silk scarf and « fir r, ■ | All u ovo o ? twenty four rolls of music of your own selection. Tome * aii nave „-mcn ln an ,j p | ay tbin wonderful instrument. M J a^'n S mounts on these massive beds are j J i Y; ft ‘ ru> j * all four inches In diameter. The | 1 'I T the quality used In beds selling af $35 to i jl_L-kl Jl PTL* ‘nx *1 I4f> A purchase made some time ago |Jp77>^v. " u yL' J Three Great April Rug Bargains It i ’ I furnltore store at g*| B\lJ lirti-'-rK 9x12 Xvmtn- 9*12 ScantJeNS I I !Iw fsv mors Ruga '.ter elvet Ruga I '(BnTl \1 V||| b<" refunded, and (be bed taken a j - _ nr* \\ L JkU * lP t..rk T-.io„ o. i.l, com- 9 13-50 y 22-S0 8 19-85 ant*-**d to tins ex’env Term.H. $1.50 (\aAh, 50c Weekly Plain Figure Price Ticket* Society Mrs. Noble C. Cornwell, of Penn sylvsnla ave., has gone south for four months. <s— Frederick Isiw Olmstead, ot Brookline, Mass., ha* been (he guc-' of rharlwa Moore for tbe last week Dr A. I* Mcplvfke, No. 169 Char lotte-ave., who has been traveling In California and the Grand Canyon he* retarned to Detroit. 71»e Detroit Federation of Worn *n* club* will give a banquet for H* 500 member* In the Hotel Addl son. ida'urday, April 14 —®" Flnrene* CHttenton circle will meet in the home Monday. April 9. at 2:30 o'clock, whsn the annual election of officers will take place Mr* F. J No 26 Lam son pl.ioe > has returned from Call fornla where she has bean traveling with her brother. Pr A. L McPh* • IteWltt H. Miss Agne* Taylor and Miss Agnes Andrus, who have been traveling In the we«t for some time, are expected home this month —tty- The Detroit Congregational club will hold Its second dinner of the season ln the Hotel Addison Wed nesday evening. April 11 Abont MM> members are expected to attend. —& — The Rev. Archibald Tallmadge, 3 J . will address the Hacred Heart slumnae and Literary association Faster Monday at 2 3b o’clock tn (be academy. There will be read In gw from Shakespeare, After the program tea will be served. Michigan of th* frilled State* rwughter* of Iftl2 *lll me-: In the Woman* Rxcbang- Tuesday. April 10, at 12 30 o'clock Lain heon will precede the meeting Mr*. Fran ces R Whltton will tell of her ex- i. y fit' cl . perlenees with the Amstl'iui arnbu lance corpa In France. Fn the United Kingdom there are tv Iti lost ?,Y2s,o<K> men and women en gaged In making cannon and pro jrcUlss ASK FOR and GKT Horlick’s The Original Malted Milk SutotltutM Coat YOU Sana Price. TAFFETA S. S «UK Mi $2.00 Yalufb 97S 56 Inch UNITED Silk Cos. 17 John R. Street Batter let P. J. Schmidt Spring stocks are P. J. SCHMIDT 32-34-36 Michigan Aoe. irr. :!..■ •■" - l !l!lllHlllllllim[H -"ggeagrt ADVERTISE IN THE TIMES— IT PAYS PAGE 3 One Price to All