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FRIDAY. APRIL 20, 1917.
Believe in Prepar edness? Are you ready for Mr. Germ? Fortify your self against cold germs and other germs by eating Shredded Wheat Biscuit, the food that supplies the necessary warmth and strength to resist disease. A better balanced ration than meat or eggs at a much lower cost. For breakfast with milk or cream or any meal with fruits. Mad* at Niagara Falla. N. Y. RICH SHOULD PAY HIGHER TAX —U. j. tijRECHT That ihe state tax commissioners hsve not fairly distributed the per sons! property tax In iMtrolt, that many of th** statements submltt* and by wealthy rltlxens as to their per sons! effects are Inaccurate, and that many of the amaller pavers of taxes on personal property are be ing discriminated against, are « hargep made by G J Albrecht, city assessor, a member of the board of review now In session "Mapv of the wealthy of I>eirolt are not paying their share of »he person.>l property tax.’* Mr Albrecht said Thursday "I have in mind one sworn statement of a verv wealthy person here who wan's hi fhousrhold furniture placed on the .assessment rolls at $4,400. An'one knows that the cash value of the furniture in his home is 10 times that figure" * Mr. Albrecht says that the tax .commission has been Imposing on owners of small grocery and c«nd\ stores, spending much time In as *essln< their stocks snd letting the ; big inen get by with payments >f only a small part of what they should be assessed Following the li-day session of the board of re view. It is probable that recor, mend.virm* will go tn the rnmml > Klon that they reduce the persona, properly assessments against c**r lain persons who are now paying r>n too high variations, and thst the r on* mi sal on will he urted to boost Ihe. assessments against man* who us king to evgdr the law n MibmitMng inaccurate statemen'* Tb«* saloon Question also * n ctwne before rhe btmnl to tfcr fora, of a rf-Quesa (or reduction In amoui t %>f perronal property aaaesaments —The saloons will be In business only 10 months of the next ft-'al y> whereas they will be called upon to pay taxes for a year Mr Albrecht says that one m< man, who never previously had ’ < * * «nn the personal tax rolls, came into ghts office thin week and male h statement of personal property * 1 §ued at $17*.000 •BRITISH GUESTS » DISTINGUISHED * WASHINGTON, April 20 Th ■ •British high commissioner* who will •be guestr of the nation were an* •bounced by the state department •last night, aa follows: * Rf. Hun Arthur James Balfour. *M P.. O M ; the Hon. Sir Eric •Drummond, K C M. 0., C. B . lan •Malcolm. M P C. F Dormer O * Butler; Rear Admiral Sir Dudley It •*, Det’har. K C B , M VO; Fleet *R’ayniaster I.*wford. D. 8 Q , Adml •rally; Major-General G Bridges. C fM G,D. H Q Uapt H H Spender •ciav, M |» Ix'rd Cunltff. Governor of the Bunk of England I I Fortun# Tallar* Arrested * It cost anywhere from 20 cents to Si to have your future toll by Em.l Rlnderspacher, Agnes (Mark or iv| Vhlne Biheau. who seanced diligently at No 73* Fifteenth at until Wed *n»sday. Police officers with little Vespet t for the dignity of persons Jrlfted with oecult powers descended Jipon the place and arreatrd the trio on a charge of obtaining money un %rr fa tie prwremnew CHEW 1 YUCATAN k GUM -after every meal, to help the stomach do its work. \YUOATAN' IS YUCATAN’ FIRST PICT IRE OF FRENCH CITY RAZED BY GERMANS ON RETREAT ' I*' MBm First picture of Peronne, France, to arrive in this country, showing the city left totally destroyed and deao late by the Germans before they left It on their retreat to the "Hlndeuburg line ” Not a soul of the 5000 In habitants la left In the city. War Influences All Livestock Trade; Slight Break Unimportant; Sheep Steady By H. H. MACK War time Influences are dnmlnat ing American livestock markets and It would be hard to predict the fu ture of the trade. All of the lead ing markets have suffered a reac tion towaid slightly lower prices. No Importance Is attached to this slight break and everyone is looking for still higher price levels before Ih** end of the current month Re <«-rit announcement- In rotTh*- ♦»• ■ n with government control of prices for live animals and sll meat prod uct* have been read with Increas ing interest, and there seems to l»c a wide diversity of opinion a* U> the advisability of such ail arrangement The general opinion seems to be tba* to llnil* the value of an animal which ha* ho<n farmed with com at going prices would have the ef fect to remove all incentive to pre pare animals for market and there by defeat the end sought The entire cattle list, with the ex ceptmn of stockers. is strong and probably will gu rms h highet before another crop of corn fed cattle makes an appearance Present cat tle value* are attraetive tn f* eders looking for an excuse to stop the demand for com on their farms. Thousands us immature a leer* arc finding their wav into all markets General liquidation «f good, growing steer* nt this Mm« must be ronsid ered little I*>m* than a calamltv. bor rowing as it does from future sup pile* of beef cattle and subtracting thou**nds of iio« of good beef from the grand total which would have been realised had wfl e~im*i*ture animals b»eq «*iri«d Ut w (shed product. A glance at recent market reports shows that no heavv steers of out standing qunlitv aie coming to hand and that the steers that sold in <’hl cago In -1 week for $13,35 per ewi averag- and only 1 477 pounds. Killers are getting few tidy steers and heif ers have hem .-old in T hU ago of late for sl3 per cwt and above Fe male ca» T l* are scar* e in all parts of the countrv and values arc se%?k ing new h-V'l.v Fanner and cut »j --cows are on upgrade, having gained more than $1 per cwt during the past three week* In the west, bo logna bull* aie oiling above SM, Well bred beef bulls above $lO, and distillery bulls from $' 75 to sl* *6 per I»l. The demand for stock cattle Is not following the demand for fat stock Scalpers In the feeder dlvi slons of the big markets are obliged to accept bids from the packers or hold (heir < attic Veal ralve* are off about $3 per cwt. from the re cent extreme high point and- may go considerably lower before the bulk of the crop Is forward Aver age weigh'* for veal ralve* weic never before known »n be so light, more than 50 per cent of current ar rivals weighing less than 100 pound* Michigan drovers and country butchers report that fat < at tie were never before known to be so scarce thruout Ihe state and they predict that the time is not far dis tant when all country retailers will he obliged to secure their supplies from the big packinghouse center* Good Judges of market condition* predict a bare spot, late In June. Newspaper Man Made U. S. Censor ft - GEORGE CREEL Pr«xirlrnt Wllnon ha* appointed Cr#H v»»r im<"r for th»* roll'd Sinte*. <u -1 1“ prouilnvnt * •penal writer for n< »np*per* and ma*»iln. • lie In the hu*l>Nud of Bloarhe Botes, the actress. when a prime bullock will boa curi osity. Texas will be shorter and later on catUe this year than ever before Western pulp and hay fed st**ers are well forward and nearly all the distillery cattle have been marketed Northwestern cattle will he unusually laic because of the hard winter and nothing hut a mark ed reduction In the con-umpilon of beef will save the country from a pear famine The sheep and lamb trade is about holding Its own The outlook favors a steady trade until June 1 That prices will go much higher seems improbable Backers are keen for stock and they out hid shearers for nearly everything offered. The spread between wool Lamb and shorn stock Is heginninr to narrow down an l will continue to do ,-o as warm weather approaches. The record In Chicago for lambs for shearing purposes in $12.50. a price which look- to he money maker with shorn stock celling above sl2 per cwt. Good yearling wethere have been sold in Chicago ft r sl4 p* r cwt two-year-old wrth err a' $:3. ami dry ewes for $12.50. More than four fifths of th* Colorado crop b.<s gon* forward and the out look. based on Information from in terior point* *rrm« to intficar. tight runs in April Five hog- are und* rgoing a slight revision toward lower levels. Back ers are pounding the market, but before they will |ej "the other M low" get manv of tbeni th* v will grudgingly pay the price. Many heated arguments have been h*ard nmong pfiWTffTvHicift kittesmen over a •pv. . .... trtsMp.tv-d to $ .. AriuouF, suggesting that the United States government assume control of the commodity and live hog mar kets so a* to prevent prices from • ■ r " 'pT'SiW^T 1 You Can Buy a Beautiful Player Piano * Like This One at Story & Clark Piano Cos. This week we are offering exceptional outfits at prices that will suit all intending purchasers. "Player Pianos* Including Player Bench, Music Roll Cabinet and 25 Rolls of Music *245 J 275 $ 325 *395 These four great groups to select from and choice of styles and finishes in each group Start Your Monthly or Weekly Payment* in May ST \R SPAN(iI.EI) BANNER, AMERICA and other national ‘♦ongs, words and music in four parts, all hound in booklet FREE at our store —Ask for one. *’ \T <V VOI R SELECTION SATI ROVY T VT T T NINE Jcf 0 RY<S CLARK Pi AMO Co] : >• m•• •' 31 o woodward ave.-? —Detroit. ; Vr SECOND BLOCK NORTH OF GRAN Dicmcus PARK..’ 1 DETROI . • . i.i\> soaring out of the reach of men of ordinary means It la not strange that hog dealer* should ‘wish the president to step in and regulate prices and keep them from mount ing so hugh as to be completely be vond the reach of Mr Armour and the other members of the famous "Tlig Four." It la an open secret that the big packers hare contract* with European Interests that make it necessary that they shall have the bogs, regardless of what they cost It la not the first time that the interests mentioned have sug gested government control of food stuff prices when they were soaring but they were never known to make a tdmilar suggestion when price* were going the other way. Two D., T. A I. drains Change Depots. Effective April 28. the Detroit, Toledo A Ironton railroad will r n tinue the use of the Michigan Cen tral passenger t*rm!nal only for ha train No. 1 leaving Detroit at H a. m., and for train No. 2 arriving it ti 40 p. m. Train No 4 formerly arriving at the Michigan Central station ai 12 30 p. m and No. 3 ha. ig at 3 30 p m. will, after April 2S, ar rive and depart from the Detiolt, Toledo A Ironton station, Jefferson ave. Mrs Waldo Bierce, wealthy New York so* ietv ; t nd sportswoman, has volunteered so organize an aviation r«>rr»s under the auspices of the New York state woman suffrage party Unite a noted rifle shot, is organizing th* American Defense Rifle club, to afford women of all classes an opportunity to Icain practical marksmanship CHADSEY DENIES ANY INTENT TO OFFEND M. N. G. Dr. Charles B. Chadeer. aoperln tendent of schools, said Thursday that rumors bad reached him that National guard officer* were tndlg nant because he bad not appointed one of their number to give military inatructions to the school boya, but that no complaint had been made to him. Several National guard officer* also denied that they had beard any complaints For the present Jamea E Huchlng son, superintendent of penmanship in the schools, Is acting as drill mas ter. Capt. Warren E. Bow, of the Thirty first regiment, who baa been drilling boys, is a grsd* princi pal In the Nordstrom school and la regarded as a very competent mili tary offleer. Dr Chadsey says he had a com tounkall on from the war depart ment a few weeks ago to the effect t£af a regular army offleer wonld be sent here to lnatruct the school pu pile Tester he received word that the officer could not be sent at once, but that be wonld come later. In the emergency Mr. Huchlngson vol unteered his services &* drill mas ter, doing the work for nothing out side of his regular school hours. He will only attend to the drilling of students until the regular army offl cer arrives. As for fltneM, Dr. Chadsey says he has had nine years of military experience, sli years In the Colorado National guard and three yearn as a sergeant-major In the regular army. Dr Chadsey also said that he dtd not want to ask a National guard offleer to give hia time to the work as they all had their own duties to perform In the armory, and that he was glad to be In a poaltlon so he would not need to ask Capt. Bow to sacrifice his time to the task which has been allotted to Mr. Huchlng son. Police Ma’ron Injured Mre. Margaret Kbnrner. No. 43 Berrv-st., matron at the rnuiitv Jill, was seriously Injured \V*-dr.»"*da>' when a Myrtle line c H r stn-cp a mo tor truck driven Edward Martin. Vo. 143 East at Grand Rlver-ave and Chcrry-st. Mr*. Kri n.er was landing In the front end of the car and Ihe shock threw her thru the vestibule doors and Inio the street ih«* tvs® badlv ft* mid brui'od 7‘lbert F. Turner. No. 7»i4 Grand Rlver-ave. a pass* ngt - aJ-o was cut by rtylcg glass Both %cr»- taken hone. Man’s Body Found In Rouge The bodv of an unidentified man about 4t» year* old was found In the River Rouge, near Jefferson ave.. Thursday aifernoon Th* *nan was wore a blue suit and a brown sweat er. and had a grey mousf iche The I ody wa* removed to 'he county luotguf- on order of ( oroper Barger Women will be engaged to serve as conductors on street cars in To ledo. O, In the event, of a shortage of men. MISS COPPOCK IS GUEST OF Y. W. C. A. Miss Grate Coppock. natioual sec retary of the Y W. C. A In China, arrived In Uetrott Thurnday, to be the gueet for a week of the local aeaociatlon. Mlae Coppock will upcak Thur*- day evening at 7 in o’clock. In the aeaociatlon building. to 'he I>Jou Yeh H»»l club, the Geneva club Frl day evening, and the gymnasium Three Beautiful Dinning Suite* Special for 10 Days Here’s a special big offering of the Spring season, and at a time when you are considering making some changes in your home furnishings. This is all strictly high quality furniture—specially priced. Queen Anne American Walnut Suite Formerly *250 William & Mary Mahogany Suite Value *22 :-2S William & Mary Jacobean Suite Value *lls BABY —we show a very special value in a Whitney ; i;ige at $14.75 Famous ORIOLE GO-BASKETS, $8.35. Around the Corner from New Gas Offl,ce Jas. Fitzsimons & Cos. EXTRA—SIO 40-Found Fin. lUir Mattress for *2B "" ~ •>S6 Grand River Ave., W. - ■ - ■ Near Ragle? r i_ r 'oK U Cs* ’! ‘ 'r. A"- HAVE YOU VISITED THE PERMANENT Building Exposition? If Not, You Have Missed a Distinct Pleasure—and a Source of Profit. Over One Hundred Displays of Building Materials. Accessories and Equipment From Which You Can Make Selections This service In abaolntely frre to the public and demonstrator* ara always in attendance to assist you in ’he uisprrMon. explain th* displays and give you auch Information hs you may desire. You can apend a moat interehtlng hour In this Exposition and see many thing* that will appeal to you It costs you nothing but your time. Let U§ Help You With Your Building Problem*. , Indies Specially Invited Conducted by the Builder*’ and Traders’ Exchange. Entire Fourth Floor, Penobscot Building Chtrry 5040 iPrlvata Switchboard) trollc Saturday evening Sunday af ternoon she will be the speaker for the vesper service following which Miss Me Tin*. Chinese student In the University of Music, will give sn Informal talk during the social hour and eervlng of tea Mlse Coppock Is In America on furlough for six months and when •he retume to China will take with her 26 young American women for Y. W. C. A. secretaries In various fields. / SO-inch Buffet \ ( 48-inch Table ) 40-inch China Cabinet ) Five Dininv Chairs ( f One Arm Chair ] Blue or Brown Leather Seats / 60-inch Buffet \ \ 54-inch Table ) 10-inch China Cabinet , Five Dining Chairs V ( One Arm Chair ) ' Cane Backs—Leather Beats r S4-Inch Buffet " 48-inch Table *S Five Dining Chairs One Arm Chair t- Brown or Blue Leather Seats J Collapsible Tea Wagon Oak CO Double Finish Tray Also some very special vahies in the regulation styles, equipped with two large and two small wheels, removable trays, etc. Fumed Si r 7C Mahog-* 1 q CA Oakat. l0 -/o anyat. lo ,OV aKarHT Fined Aa tgsHer. Jostle* Has too W sin asi ay tail Gabriel Rapa port Oakland usanQ sheriff. «U for spasdlig In Won# ward ave MotorcyaU Ofton « bar lee Henderson teatlfiad ka hai overhauled Rapaport going ftt mllas an hour. Children Cry FOR FLfTCHtR’S CASTORIA This W«k $ 196 This Week J 169 This Wtfk $79.00 V LPcK ' BEFORE Yo*J pH.-rv Ww. ■ - w A PAGE 9