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Acre It Wat Half a Century f Before It Produced Crops i i- ' By F. A. MITCHEL o- . ' In lfoo Ellbu Donne and Herbert Dodsworth got Into a lawsuit over a piece of prairlo land located a couple of miles from the center of the city of Chicago. Tbe property was worth nothing, and tbe expenses of tbe suit were beavy. . They were advised by their lawyers to meet with a view to Effecting a compromise. Tbey came to- f'AftlAf flTlil Tr A n A mm. I,t st TAlafAt4lt t tEuiu, wuu waug oaiu w ivuinviwi ; "It is impossible for either you or me to realize anything out of this acre of worthless land. We're too old. But I think there's going to be a big city here some day, and the property in. say, fifty years from now may come v within the town limits. It will then be worth something. Suppose we leave it jointly to our heirs?" apple into a couple of dozen parts. Families multiply, and I doubt if the inheritance will ever be worth more than, say, a hundred dollars. Suppose we arrange so that it shall go to one person yet unborn?" , Dodsworth was ready for any propo sition that would relieve him of further bother concerning the property, and legal documents "were drawn up be queathing. It to such descendant of either as should be nearest to twenty years old on June 1, 1000. Doth men were over fifty at the time the arrange ment was made, and both had sous and daughters. But none of these sons or daughters took the slightest interest in the prop erty, that had, so to speak, been put away for the enjoyment of , some one yet unborn. If, Indeed, any of them ever visited it tbey saw a part of tbe prairie, on which after a rain, stood a pool of water varylug from one to twelve inches in depth. When forty years bad rolled round neither Dcane nor Dodsworth uor any child of either wus living. There were many grandchildren, none of whom knew anything about the acre of prop erty that had been tied up for half a century. Before the death of tbe tes tators a fund had been provided from which tbe taxes were to be paid, and a certain firm of lawyers were to pay them. In 1S0O this firm dissolved, and the duty devolved upon their success ors. By this time the property had be ' come a snug fortune, and there was no danger of any Deane or Dodsworth who lived in Chicago not knowing something about it. But both families had spread out fanlike und had scat tered. In 1S9 Ackley & Thorp, attorneys', were charged with the payment of the taxes ou tbe acre, and the sums were euQciently large to be noticeable. Sld , ney Walker, a young man who had . Just been admitted to the bar, was a clerk In tbe office of Ackley & Tborp, and the payment of tbe taxes was in trusted to him. In this way he came to a knowledge of the strange Joint will of Deane and Dodsworth. It oc curred to Walker that when the time came round to put the property into the hands of the legitimate heir it would be important that all the mem lers of the Deane and Dodsworth fami lies should be accounted for. Healiz Ing that whoever did this work would doubtless be paid for It. he began a . search for every member' of both fam ines, out ue ki'il ma in vt?Miui i"u iu himself., ' Roger " Deane, aged twenty-two, a grandson of Elihu Deane, a party to the will made In 1S50, resided in Chi cago between 1SD0 and 1900 'and had his eye on the acre as being the possi ble heir. He was a member of most of the clubs of the city and prominent socially. He hunted up all tbe Deanes and Dodsworths he could find. There was none nearer than he to the re quired age. But be found one Dods ' worth, a woman about his own age. who might be nearer than he. He made inquiries as to her age, but she declined to give it on the ground that a woman's age is her private projwrty. The truth is that if he knew her age and it was nearer the prize than his he might prepare himself to prove that he was older or younger than she was. Miss Julia Dodsworth was equally as prominent in society as Roger Deane, and the possession of property worth several hundred thousand dollars would be as much of an advantage to her as to him. She" therefore concluded to cultivate film, with a view to getting out of him his age. Neither would be on June 1, 1000, much less than two years above twenty, but no one of the descendants of the original Deane or Dodsworth had turned up nearer the required age,' and it seemed probable that ' one ' or the other of these two would get the fortune., As the time drew near for the turn ing over the acre to the designated heir Messrs. Ackley & Thorp wrote to the Deanes and Dodsworths to state their, ages. Roger Deane and Julia Dodsworth were included in the' In quiries. Each bad been endeavoring to learn 'the other's age, but neither had succeeded. Therefore neither had any advantage over the other .In this re- ' wpect. There was nothing. for either to do but give the tn:e dute of birth. Uoun after iM'.ia ;'. re:-f'.vrd :i Irtter saying trrnt lt!i find l-ivn on the same tiny, und Uil wotiM render ' the will inoperative since It distinctly specified that the property be turiied over on the 1st of Juue, 1900, to the one person nearest to twenty years of age. . jo one bad yet appeared to be nearer than they to the designated lge, but the property, under a literal interpretation of the will, could not be given to cither. . . - ' i Roger Deane and Julia Dodsworth visited the uttorneys with a view to a compromise. They at first suggested that the property be divided between them. But the lawyers would not do this without uu order from the court of chancery. Deane took the man of law aside und asked him if marriago would settle the matter. Tbe reply was that though man and wife were one In cer tain respects in tbe eye of the law they were not in all respects. After much delay the lawyer suggested that the only way out of the matter was for one to lay claim to the estate and the other to dispute the claim. This would bring the matter before the court, who would give a decision. However, nothing could be done be fore tbe 1st of June next, and that was still three months distant Meanwhile Roger Deane and Julia Dodsworth had a common interest 'They met quite pf tea. with a view to finding some way by which they might at least divide the inheritance. It was suggested that they hunt up tbe doctors who presided at their birth in order to discover which had been born at the earlier hour of the day. Deane was success ful on his part He found tbe doctor who brought him into the world, who by reference to certain notes he had taken down with regard to his patients found a record that Roger bad been born at 2 o'clock in tbe morning of April 10, IS 78. This, the lawyers said, woold not give him the property unless proof was adduced that Miss Dods worth had been born at a later hour of tbe day. So there was nothing gained for Deane. , And as for Miss Dods worth, It simply meant that by hunting up her own record she would run twelve chances to one of giving the property to Deane. By this time this matter of mutual interest had drawn them so closely to gether that if it could have been set tled Toy their marriage there would have been no further difficulty. Miss Dodsworth remembered that a woman named McCann had lived with her mother as housekeeier or upper servant for many years. When Julia was about twelve years of age Mrs. McCann had left the family. She was with them when Julia was born and might remember tbe hour of her birth. Julia began a system of advertising for the woman, and a response was finally elicited. She wrote Julia that she had kept a letter blank book, in which she had noted important events. This book wasi with other effects, in a trunk in a garret of cue of Mrs. Mc Cann's relatives. She would get it and see if it contained the required infor mation. While waiting for this Julia told Roger about It Roger said that if the book contained a memorandum of the hour of Julia's birth he or she would Inherit tbe acre. But he had a dozen chances to one of being the belr. Then be told ber that be had become attach ed to her and proposed that, whether be or she or neither the one nor tbe other inherited, they pass the rest of their lives as man and wife. Julia was of the same mind, and they plighted their troth, their union to take place irre spective of what by this time they had come to call the golden acre. A few days after their betrothal Mrs. McCann sent her notebook by register ed mall to Julia. Julia turned over the leaves hastily till she came to May and June 1878, and there found an entry, "At 10 o'clock In the morning of April 10, a little girl was born." Miss Dodsworth construed this as proof that she hud won, since she was born nearer to the 1st of June, 1000, than Roger. She seut the notebook to the attorneys, wrote Roger that she had made np ber mind she did not love him as much as she thought she did mid broke the engagement. This break prevented any further conference, and when, the l&t of June came round each received a notice to appear at nodn on that day ut Ackley & Thorp's office. Tbey found there quite a number of descendants of the original, Deane and Dodsworth of va rious ages. Mr. Ackley thus addressed those present: " "By the terms stipulated fifty years ago today by Elihu Deane and Herbert Dodsworth a certain ucre of laud was bequeathed to such one of their de scendants, male or female, who should be nearest to twenty years of ago on the 1st of June. 1900. There are four persons living who were born near that date and who are descendants of ei ther Deane or Dodsworth viz, Roger Deane. Julia Dodsworth. Edward Fayne and Emma Osborne, bora May 20, 1880. Emma Osborne, having pro duced satisfactory evidence of birth, will undoubtedly be adjudged the heir by tbe surrogate." There was an involuntary hum of dissatisfaction throughout the assem bly. Roger' Deane and Julia Dods worth looked at each other atnd laugh ed. Both being rich, tbey could afford to laugh. " u. Mr. Ackley walked up to a demure looking girl dressed , very plainly 'and congratulated her on attaining the pos session of tbe golden acre,' Mr. Sidney Walker also congratulnted her. Yield ing to, an Impulse, she threw her arms about his neck. Walker during his investigations as to who would inherit the golden acre had found a little schoolteacher living In Missouri who was about tbe re quired age. He corresponded with her. told her of the fortune that was to be turned over to tbe legal heir and helped her to obtain undoubted proof of the day and even the hour of her birth l'h'. Iv did ni'Meiy In the line of biisl 'ww. '."he girl r.-tm to luve hini. I"M ltd not phow her love till the day Khe 9 as adjudged an heiress. i . MISS NEVA GERBErVS 'HOBBY Neva Oerber, the pretty leading lad) Of the new serial, The Voice on th Wire,- Is said tc possess the most attractive dresa lng room at Unt versal City. Th4 walls and celling are tinted pal blue, and the win dows are huni with bine and white Japanese chintz. There an wicker chairs wlti chintz curtains) and handsome rugs on the floor, The room con tains many eon. venlrs from hei admirers. On th Walls hanar somt V ' -. Neva Gerber. original paintings and sketches, th Work of the donors, while her dressei Is adorned by two statuettes in bronze, There is a Japanese table, of black lacquer, which was presented to net by a naval officer, and on it is a daintj tea service in blue of white china. On chilly afternoons the little actress of ten Invites her fellow workers to an infor mal tea party. What distinguishes the room even more than its pretty arrangement, la the fact that no matter how busy oi how hurried Miss Gerber may be, she. never allows it to be out of order. Everything Is always daintily dusted, and all the various articles are In their places. For, of course, she never for gets that the room is primarily for nse and not for beauty, and she knows that a good workman always keeps his tools in the pink of perfection. IBSEN'S "DOLL'S HOUSE" ON THE SCREEN. Bluebird Photoplay Inc. is producing nenrik Ibsen's famous .drama, "The Doll's Ilouse,' as a five-reel feature, under the direction of Joseph De Grasse. This most celebrated of all the plays of the great Norwegian dramatist has been an Immense suc cess on the speaking stage, and has been played in almost every country In the world where the theatre is an Institution. It has been translated into all languages. In the film version the principal roles will be taken by Dorothy Phil lips, who will enact Nora, and Lon Chaney, who will play her husband, with William n. Stoweli in support The play is receiving the most Careful adaptation, and the settings and ac cessories will all be as painstakingly worked out as If the production were for a great Broadway theatre. The play is expected to duplicate the suc cess as a motion picture which it has had as a speaking drama. DOROTHY LIKES WALKING "Walk and grow thin," is the recipe of Dorothy Phillips, the little Bluebird star, and she puts her theories into practice. The il lustration shows her ready for a little jaunt of five miles, gowned in a tailor suit, with a close-fitting lit tle hat and veil and a cane under her arm. "It Is quite a usual sight, nowa days, to see canes in the hands of the fair sex," says Miss Phillips, "and I am very glad It Is no long er a conspicuous Dorothy Phillips. thing to do, to carry one, as I have al ways liked to do so. Mine Is a little ebony affair, with a silver tip, and a braided cord fastened on, so that I may slip It over my wrist if I chose. There are all varieties to be found In the shops, this spring, and some of the most attractive are modeled on those which the English Tommy has always carried, when in uniform. They are smart little sticks of bam boo, with a silver cap, and are short and slim, and no help at all to the real pedestrian. 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And It la further ordered that a copy of this order be published three successive weeks previous to said day of hearing, in the Owosso Time a newspaper printed and circulating In said County ol Shiawassee. MATTHEW BUSH. A true copy) Judge of Probate. Claribel Gallowat, Probate Register. t-U Order of Publication, At a session of the Probate Court for said County, held at ths Probate offloe, to the City of Corunna, on the tth day of April, In the year one thousand nine hundred and seventeen. Present, Matthew Bush, Jndge of Probate. In the matter of the estate of Lets Bennett, deceased. F. 8. Buggies, the administrator of said estate, having rendered a final account to this Court. It Is ordered that the 28th day of May next at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said Probate Office, be appointed for examining and allow ing saiJ account. And It Is further ordered, that a copy of this order be published three successive weeks previous to said dav of hearing, In The Owosso Times, a newspaper printed and circulating in said County of Shiawassee. MATTHEW BUSH. Bv Judge of Probate. Claribel Galloway, Register of Probate. 6-4t Wc Show Men Sc-Women Hew to rnako S30 to SI OO weekly, year around. Amazing opportuuity for larire Income. Why wants tlikie working for others I Una your spare time at hoinfl and (mm financial Independence. Nooinviinlmr. Be yonr own maoter. Write to-day. Universal kuooeea Co., Dept. A, Ko. 70 Fifth Ave., New York City. ALSIKE$&?.r U Bu. AND TIMOTHY rOUNQ-RANDOLPH SEED CO.. Owotto. Mich. CH AS. B. PORTER, A. D. Successor to Dr. D. II. Lamb Practice Limited to Diseases ot Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Offices Over Owosso Savings Bank Hours: 9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 4 p. m. Sundays. 12 to 1. Evenings by Appointment. 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In tbe Owosio Times, a newspaper printed and circulating In said County of Shiawassee. MATTHEW BUSH, By Judge of Probate. claribel Gallowat, Probate Register. -4t t Order of .Publication. t Stats of Michigan. Tbe Probate Court for the County of Shiawassee. At a session of the Probate Court for said County, beld at the nrobate offloe in the City of Corunna, on Thursday, the 19th day ot April In the year one thousand nine hundred and aeventeen. Freent, Matthew Bush, Judge of Probate. In the matter of the estate of William Howell, Inoompetent. On read Inn and Dltor the netitlon of L. A. SanderhoS as guardian, praying, for licence to sell real estate. . It Is ordered that the 2st dav of Mav. next, at ten o'clock In tne forenoon, at said t'robate office, be assigned for hearing said petition. x It is furtner ordered that a cony of this order be published three successive weeks pre vious to saut aay oi neanog in Tne owosso Times a newspaper printed and circulating In said County ot fhlawassee. MATTHEW HUSU, Judge of Probate. By Claribel Galloway. Probate Regit ter. H. LEEBOWITZ New complete lice of SHOES AND RUBBERS Electric Shoe Repairing Neatly Done 813 West Main Street. Wriu today for CO pks. Art JrOatCarda aaaaii .niu... E'iVm Ld"ds- ana get oholoe of proMOta. La Yon J. Fattal, Opb. D. Eyesight Specialist and Optometerist Second Floor 112 S. Washington St. Order. of Publication. State of Michigan, the Probate Courtfor the County of Shiawassee. At a session of the Probate Court for said County, held at tbe Probate Office in the City ot Corunna, ol the 2nd day of May In the year one thousand nine hundred ana seven, teen. Present, Matthew Bush, Judge of Probate. In the matter of the estate of Charlotte Lewis, deceased. Norman H. Lewis, the AdmUlstrator of Bald estate, having rendered a final aooount to this Court. It is ordered, that tbe 11th day of June next at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at said Pro bate Offloe, be assigoed for hearingsald petition. And it Is further ordered, that a oopy of this order be published three successive weess previous to said day of . bearing in The Owosso Times, a newspaper printed and circulating In said County ot bblawassee. MATTHEW BU8H. Judge of Probate. By Clabibel Gallowat, Probate Register. Commissioners' Notioe. In tbe matter of tbe estate of Rebecca Smith, deoeased. We, the undersigned, having been appointed by the lion. Matthew Hush, Judge of Probate in and for tbe County of Shiawassee, State of Michigan, commissioners to receive, examine and a.ijjsi all claims and demands of all per sons aifHlnpt said estate do hereby give notice that Wf will meet at the Probate offloe In tbe CUy of Corunna In said County on Minduy t be 4',h day of June. A. I), 1017, and on WedneniJUy.the 6th day of August. A. D. 1917. at ten o'clock in tbe forenoon of each of said days for the purpose of receiving and adjusting all claims against said estate and that four months from tt h 7th any of April, A. u. I6i7. are allowed t.i creditors to present tbeir claims to said Couiiai8siontrs for adjustment and allow, ance. Dated tbe 7th day of April, A. D. 1917. J, II. WALLACE, JOHN DYNES, Commissioners Order of Publloatlon , State of Michigan. The Probate Court for the County of Shiawassee. At a session of tbe Probate Court for said County hold at the Probate office, in the -Jlty of Coronna, on tbe 27th day of April, in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventeen. Present, Matthew Bush, Judge of Probate In the matter of the estate of Edwin R. Sanford, deceased. Charles L Bran, the administrator de bonis non of said estate, having renuertd a final account to thla Court. It is ordered that the 28th day of May next, at ten o'o'ock in the forenoon, at said Probate office, oe appointed tor examining and allowing said account. And it Is further ordered, that a oopy of this order be published three successive weeks, previous to said day of hearing, In the Owosso Times a newspaper printed and circulating In said County ot Shiawassee. MATTHEW BUSH, Judge of Probate. CLARIBEL GALLOWAY, Register of Probate. -4t Probate Order. State of Michigan. The Probate Court for tbe County of Shiawassee. At a session of the Probate Conrt for the County of Shiawassee, held at tbe Probate Offloe In tbe Oltv of Corunna. on the 83rd day April In the year one thousand nine hun dred and seventeen. Present, Matthew Bush, Judge of Probate In the matter of the estate ot Mary Arnold, deceased. On filing the petition of Henry Bartholmew, Braying for tbe probate of the will of said deoeased now flied la this Court. It is ordered, that the 21st day of May. next, at ten o'clook In the forenoon, at said Probate offloe, be appointed for bearing said petition. And It Is further ordered, that a eopy of thla order be published three successive weeks, Srevious to the said day of hearing. In the woks j Times, a newspaper printed and circu lating in said County ot Shiawassee. MATTHEW BUSH, Judge of Probate. tA true copy 1 LAR1BBL UAI LOWAT, Probate Register. OLD FALSE TEETH BOUGHT broken or any condition. We pav op to $ a set. nn'orilinsf to value Mall at once and feet our offer. If unsatisfac tory, will rotnrn teetb. DOMESTIC SUPPLY CO., Binghamton, N.Y. NOTICE v STATE OF MICHIGAN The 35th Judicial Circuit la Chancery. . Suit pending In the Circuit Court for the County of Shiawassee at the City of Co runnt, on the Vta day of March, 1017. . Sadie Bell McOIllvra, Plaintiff, ' , ' vs. Daniel Lyon, et al, Defendants. In this cause on flllnsr the Bill of Com- plaint herein sworn to by tbe above named plstntlff setting forth the fact that, after a diligent search and Inquiry, she has been unable to ascertain the whereabouts of any of tbe defendants above named, and wheth. er the unknown heirs, devisees, legs tees. personal representatives and assigns of them are living or dead, or their names or places of residence, and that tber are necessary parties to this suit and nroceed lng; and . . , . Whereas said suit Is brousrht to anlet title to the following described lands and S remises situate In the City of Owosso, hlawassee County and State of Michigan. and more particularly described as follows: uno acre ox land as roiiowa; commenc ing twenty-six (26) rods east of the west line of tbe west half (K) of the northwest quarter (Vi) of section eighteen (IS), tows seven (7) north of range three (3) east. Shiawassee County, Michigan, and two (2) rods north of tbe south line of said west half () of the northwest Quarter (VO of said section eighteen (18) ; running thence east eight (8) rods; thence north twenty (20) rods; thence west eight (8) rods; thence south twenty (20) rods to tbe place of beginning. Attorney for Plaptlff, it Is ordered thai Daniel Lyon and his unknown heirs, de visees, legatees, personal representatives and assigns enter their appearance in this cause within three months from the date of this order, and that within twenty days from tbe date of this order the plaintiff cause mis oraer io ds puDiisnea in tne Owosso Times, one of tbe newspapers of Shiawassee County, said publication to be continued for six weeks in succession." SELDEN S. MINER. SETII Q. PULVKK, Circuit Judge. Attorney for Plaintiff. Business Address: Owosso, Michigan. F. B. HOLMAN OPTICAL SPECIALIST 119 Went Exchange St., Owosso Over 85 years in optical business. All prescriptions ground to order. LET US PROVE TO YOU THE ECONOMY OF WELDING Broken Automobile Cylinders, Any and All Kinds of Broken Machinery Cast Iron or Malleable, Aluminum, Brass or Copper. i OWOSSO BOILER WORKS OWOSSO, . MICHIGAN our new line of bicycle tires before buying. Prices from $1.50 to $4. TOWIISEHD -FULLIER CO. 210 W. Main St., Owosso HAtRDRESSING PARLORS Re m ember the old reliable firm of Stone & Mix are still doing business at 401 N. Park street. Switches made to order on short notice. Shampooing and hair dressing. Union phone 271. JESSE O. PARKER, M. D. 109 Ball Street Ground Floor Examination of and treatment for acute and chronic diseases by latest hospital methods. City and country visits. Obstetrics. X-rays. Union Phone 246, 2 and 3 Rings We have moved to our new building, 304 W. MAIN STREET. Matthews & Clarke ATTORNEYS Successors to CHAPMAN, McNAMARA & MATTHEWS Office, Phone Union No. lirt. " Residence, Phone Union No. 041-black. I Knapp & Smith Undertakers and h Licensed Embalmers 3 Special Attention to Ambulance Work M 3 Both .Phoaes Calls Answered at Al U j Hours. p $ ' OFFICE AND HAPEL, 31 11? WEST EXCHANGE STREET tf W 'Afr 'M W S7J W Ws !S W 4 Commissioners' Notioe. In the matter ot the esvate of Thomas E. Castle, deoeasod. We the undersigned, bavin? been appointed by tbe Hon. Mattbew Bush, i .dge of Probate In and for the County of Shiawassee, State of Michigan, commissioners to receive, examine and adjust all claims, and demands of all per sons against said estate, do hereby give noiloe that we will'meet at tbe Owosso Savings Bank, In the City of Owosso in said County, on Tuesday the 2nd day of Msy, A. D. 1P17, and on Monday, tbe S3rd day or July, A. D. IWI7, at ten o'clook In the forenoon of icacb of said days, for the purpose of receiving and adjusting all claims against said estate and that four months from the 21st day of March, A. D. 1917, are allowed to creditors to pre-' sent their claims to said commissioners for adjustment and allowance. Dated the 21st day of March, A. D. 1017. ASA D. WHIPPLE, B.C. PATCH ELL. 52-U Commissioners. Commissioners' Notice. In the matter of tbe estate of Tessle Meln stein, deceased. We the undersigned, having been appointed by tbe Hon. Mattbew Bush, Judge of Probata In and for tbe County of Shiawassee, mate of Michigan. Commissioners to receive, examine and adjust ail claims and demands ol all per sons against ald eatate, do her .'by aive notice that we will meet at the Owosso Savings Bank In tbe Cltv of Owooso In Raid County on Mondav, tbe lH'h day of June, A. U. ltfif, and on Friday, the 17th day of August, A. D. 1917 at ten o'clock la the forenoon of earn of said days, for the purpose of receiving and adjusting all olatms against ald ttate,aod that four montbs from the lAih dsy of April, A. D. 1917, are allowed to creditors to present their claims to said Commissioners for adjust ment and allowance. Dated tbe 16th day of April. A. D. 1917. CHAWLES FXLI8. i ASA D. WHIPPLE. '6'M Commissioner!.