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MONDAY, MAY 7, 1917.
FYFE & CO. WILL ERECT BIG STORE 10-Story Building to Be Built At Woodward and Adams R 11 Fyfo a Company, sho** deal ers of Nos ivt l*<r* ‘Woodward riv* j Saturday announced that they will soon begin the construction of a 10-story built]kik on the northwest Corner of WotMlwiud .tin) Xd.tius hvh., to he drvntcil *• xclusiiely to tholr business. The Fyf* store will then probably ■** the largest retail shoe store in the iokj* trv The Fyfo oomp:*n> owns th*- n* w alt®, which 1? now occupied h) the Bertram Rio- dr , ‘tore Tin building will be finished i f in ex Parted, in time to be oecupi. and Tan 1, lft lf> th» date 1-yft \ Com pany’s lease on their present store expires Coincident with ’his announce ment conn’s anothei tb,<* Walter 1' ludell ir.corpota'ed i|. .let in worn i n's outer g.«rm*' . • I.* taken .t .lit year lease on the site now occii T>Jied by I-'a f* a Company, and will begin ihe tmistrtietion of .» History buildinc, as soon as th* Fyfe lease expires The latter tran-action represents an investmt n't of more than *' 000.000 The Real It. alty con pnoy is named own*r of th*• p*oj t\ m the lease, whirh was ni o’*- ihru Fred eric C Co’lir- and t <’ t i’.•'tmink of the Merchants* Realty eottipany Bedell ha* headquarter* in New York He has store* :n Providence R. I . Patterson N .1 . Rochester «n<l Rnflfaln. N Y and Is soon to open a store In Cl* - eland The Redell stores ar. salt 1 ro he the lnrt.es' in the fmintnr dealing In women s outer garments rxclu Sirehr The store in Detroit. |t is •fated. will he the largest in th* chain / \ IV i M c 7cnistz<r^. Is Ready or You j I First deliveries are being: made to dealers today. w\ ■ . | \\ \ You will like this new, delicious ice cream. - ,'i ' jf, \\ ' With the Towar 40-year reputation in the balance 4*^ —we have aimed to make an ice cream that \ more than pleases and satisfies the most crit- owar Betroiters are afforded a BET ■ iJI f TEH ice cream, of absolute purity, perfect con i&lL sistency and a great delicacy —an ice cream ' SJ | j^ e This is a broad statement—but we ask you to try Towar Brand Ice Cream for yourself. You, \/'J\ Jmf, V too, will be enthusiastic about it. k/( 41 Insist upon this really BETTER ice cream from your dealer. f j Tnw.r I .Mint. I>tnii.. [ -k' little stories for bedtime Bl THORNTON W. HUHUBBN Peter and Mrs. Peter Grateful to Sammy. i*'»p)irl(bt. Ill®, by T. W. liui«*.« t Sammy Jay found Peter Rabbit doling under his favorite bramble bush In the dear Old Brier Patch Simmy's sharp e\eH twinkled am! twinkled us he looked down at Pet er nodding in perfect contentment Sammy watched trim a few minutes and then ho begun io apeak Juat a** ts he were talking to aoine one «*l» “Yea." aaid he, • tliey certainly are fine babies 1 **xi>ect their parents i.re very fond of them and very *.I olid of them But fhey aro cer mtnly going to make a lot of trnuole for Home other people I know of " Peter auddenl) stopped nodding nr»d pricked up hia eara Sammy pretended not to sec him and wen' ritlit on as if talking to some on** a horn P«*ter a«e ' Yes. air,*’ said he, “some people 1 know will have to watch put mighty sharp for their own buhl**s when these babte« b« gin to gr.i' In fact, they (night to he watching out nhtghty "harp right now If they don’t they will find some flf their babies missing one of the*e dnv« By this time Peter was aittlmr np traight with iiia long earH stretch' and a* far as they could in* stretched and a worried look creeping Id'<i his < > es. I I beg your pardon. Sammy ,|,iy *' said he politely, “but 1 couldn ; help hearing what you said. Yon hi * 1 I was right down h**re all the tun* Would you mind telling ne ‘tin it is with bahiei titat are ilka y to make tr**ul>l»- for other people. ;. | and who t hesc otlicr people are*’ I (,■ n** wan' to seem inquisitive, bn* you know 1 hai* 1 some babies of my or n who arc a areat deal »f car* .'tnd if they n’e In any more *’..rtper titan usual 1 want to kru-w t' You don't mind mv asking, da \oii Sammy'’*' Sammy Jay looked down *«'l*l <huckled You know he detirlv loves to tease Peter, and it was so f’ lirr to see peter so polite to h ni “It s all nght. Pet*>r.' vaid h*' “1 r icant for you to h**ar In fact, f vis talking for yo*i T his morn inc ! made a discovery that i' seem** to me that you and a few others ought i*i know about Reddy Ko\ end Mrs Reddy have som- habie*», ,nd yo)i know- what that means I* ms ■ mjt ; I’M , // Mif'ks 7 “Would you mind tolling me who It la with bahloo that are likely to riigke trouble for other people?” means that tliey are going to imti* as they never have hunted before, an*l that other folks with babies, Ilk** you and I hinny Meadow Mouse have got to watch out "as they never have watched before both to save their own skins and their ha- I tes.“ Mrs. Peter had come along in time 'to hear this and a very much worried looking little person she was. “Whtit did 1 t*d! you. Peter?* said sh<* ‘lMdn’t I say that if vvns a sad <lny for tin* test of ti* when Reddy Fox was married? Th**re were dangers enough before, good ms* knows, but now I’ll never hai* another minute of pear*- until our fhildren are grown up. It was verv j good of you to come over and warn us, Sammy Jay.’’ (“It certainly wa».' declared Pc • I “Well never forget it.'' "Oh that's all right. *' replied Sammy '**! thought you ought 'o Know it as soon as possible It's nothing. I'm glad to be of service (< you. Peter ” | “Sammy spoke In a careless way, j hut right down in h.s heart he w*-< j pleased to hav* Pe»**r and Mrs I ter • o grateful to him. 'When* did you «ay Reddy 's home | .sr. * 1 those babies are”' asked Pet er, hi- curiosltj getting the best of j him. ! l didn't «;* replied Sammy DETROIT TIMES ynnntng, “and what la more I’m not going to say. They are not near enough to worry you ao long aa yon keep your •/*>• open for Reddy and Vln» Reddy. I gu*«as if will be some time before those young F**K«*e wUI c.mje prowling around the Old Brier Fateh. Now 1 must warn Ifanny Hammy Finds Farmer Sammy Jay had left the dear Old Brier Patch after telling Peter Rab bit and little Mrs. Peter that Reddy F*tx and Mrs Reddy had some ba bies and on this account were more dangerous than ejer. and had flown straight over to* warn Ibinny and Nanny Meadow Mouse. Danny and Nanny had been Just as grateful as Peter and t Mrs Peter It made Samruy feel good. You know, It a! ways makes one fer»| good to do a kind deed to others a,nd have them grateful for It When Sammy left Danny and Nanny down on r .fhe Or* at Meadows he had It In mind to fly qver to the Oreen Forest and warn Whltefont the Wood Mouse to keep his eyes extra wide <>j>en for Reddy Fox and Mrs Rcddv F he flew along h** saw something that for the tim* be ing quite put Whitefoot out of hia head. If was Farmer Brown's Boy at work along th** old *'on*- wall on th*' edge of the Old Orchard. !!• was digging. “That's funny." thought Sammy “1 wonder what he Is digging for there. I wonder if b*- is trying to dig open somebody's house 1 thought lie had got over doing things like that, hut you never can tell about these men folk*- No, sir you never c«n tell Th**i are queer creatures They certainly are. I gue«* I’ll go over to lh*- Old Orchard and see what is going on ’’ So Samm> flew over to the Old Orchard without making a sound and found a plane in an old apple t rec where he could watch Farmer Brown’s Boy He found a number of oth* r li'iie people doing the same thing In fad, all the little people of the Old Orchard were watching Farmer Brown's Boy. If didn’t take Sammy long to discover that. Wel- I come Robin. Scrapper she Kingbird, Chippy the Sparrow, Jenny Wren, Tommy Tit the Chickadee, Drum me*- the Woodpecker, c,oldie the Or iole they were an sitting silent and watchful where they could sec Farmer Bn*wn'» Boy at work. H Meadow Mouse. He has more to I worry about than vou have ts you keep thou* youngntwa of your* .in the Brier Patel*. flood-bye and go->d lnrk " ■flood-bye and thank you ewer *o I much IWll never forget it'" *»ned I Peter and Little Mr* Peter to gether. Brown’s Boy At Work. was an ailent In the Old Orrhaid | *ate Tor Farmer Brown s Boy hire self rm if there were no lllvng ere* i lures there. Peeping out from be ! tween the stones of the ohl walj. Strip*'/} ChipmuffT wan watching Just j as bl* feathered friend* were There* wa* a punled. and It seemed J to Sammt h we# bit anxious, look j In Striped Chipmunk'* eye* j Sammy flew over be*id* Welcome "What Is Parmer Brown’* Boy doing"" he whispered Welcome Robin shook his he*d "I don’t know,'' said he "Nobody know*- I nifun we don’t know what he is doing It for You ran see for yourself what he 1* doing. He Is digging little holes all along the old wall, hut what under the sun they ■ *an he none of ua can guess It’s a funny thing to do. to dig little hole* Ilk*» those. He seems to be I happy about It." i Sammy had already noticed that I Farmer Brown’s Boy was whistling | the way he always whistle* when I he Is happy or doing something he i i'.keM .to do. Once in a while he ! would stop to rest for a few min utes. and th< n h** would look up in i r hc *r<»*s as if looking for the birds 1 dd*n there and bis freckled face I would h»* smiling and pood to ae*. ! The fact ].■*. Farmer Brown's Boy tow he was being watched He Knew that e'ei so many sharp eyes i were watching him, tho he couldn't Is< e t sin !e pair. And he knew tha* fils little frlend« were wondering and wondering what he roulcf be about When h* had rested he would chuckle and then begin to dig and whistle again Shrewd Sam mv .lay quickly made up Ms mind to nn*- thing, and that was that whatever Farmer Brown's Boy was digging, all those little holes for he intended no harm to anybody. Me s?i!d . much to Welcome Robin "1 • hope not," replied Welcome Robin. ' but what 1* it all for’ It’s funny, very funny Os what us* can a lot of little holes be to any body ? » .j ■ ' tvav/1 .. 1 ttTvnra^^fi Fniii' irHjlMiunit''' *'i i ill v* J f i v t mt-’"^fr-Jfti Vi- * .'*/ •/Pb r;** * V• Tmlliljr** K * j.+ fc »;• *’V .t. -* ’,-$. • *v>> 4 v | & RIVER VIEW HOMES CO. 214 Hammond Building. 42 Buhl BlooTc Phone Cadillac 6299 Cherry 4771 PAGE 3