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THE OWOSSO TIMES
SUBSCRIPTION 31.00YEAH tiered at lb tostoffiee in Owono loi raasmUslon as seoonu-oiass matte i Published arer? Friday noon. OWOSSO, MICH.. JAN. 4. 1918. THOUGHT WILL RULE WORLD Scientist Asserts Ships at Sea Will Be t Controlled From Shore and Gasoline Will Be Grown Like Com. j In the lobby of a big Fifth avenue club one evening recently, a group of (scientific men were discussing the war 'AS KaImM Mi.....!.. iL.l f 11 1 I unug mc ucicBsujr mm will unug about some startling inventions, notes a . New York correspondent. 1 the sprinkling of intellectural lumlnatl were not stamped by genius, It is prob able that an ordinary bystander would have tapped his forehead knowingly. One of them was telling about a scl entlst who is already telephoning to airplanes without wires. And another Quoted a famous Inventor who said that It would only be a short while until all telephone wires would be abol ished as unessential. 'The fact ls,M he said, "that tele phone wires do not in reality carry our messages. Every scientist knows that Back of It all is the great proc ess of thought which we are only be ginning feebly to understand. The more we delve into this proc ess of thoughtwhatever it is the more we come to the conclusion that me material pnenomena is the pro- Jectlon of thought. We konw that ev ery material thing comes from i thought or an Idea. "We are arriving at the conclusion that even space is thought, for we are annihilating space every day through a thinking process. It will not be many generations before ev ry ship at sea is controlled by thought from Bhore. Our trains are going to be run without fuel, and we are going to grow gasoline Just like we raise corn.' BUTCHER CITES BIG PROFITS Meat Dealer Points Out Pills, Mineral Water and False Teeth as Pro j dueers of Immense Margins, ! 'Talk about food profiteers !" crowl ed the butcher, as he charged up a two-pound rump steak at CO cents a pound. "Why I know people whose profit has been from time immemorial 6,000 per cent and more. Yet you don't Jump on them. Why, then, Jump on me? Take Junck's liver pill, for instance. I know Otto Junck's bookkeeper, and the man tells me that this Junck pill sells wholesale at exactly 6,000 per cent profit. Take mineral water plain soda. You can make and sell plain soda at a profit of 40,000 per cent And, mind you, no kicks. 'Take false teeth. They used tP make false teeth out of ivory, and In those days it was right to charge $100 a set for them. But now false teeth are made of porcelain. They cost 10 cents apiece. Dentist's profit, 76,000 iper cent "So I could go on. And you ask me I if my conscience isn't sore about this 60-cent rump steak. Oh!" Center of Fashion. Farls, the center of the world's fash I ions, has no fewer than 60,000 women dressmakers, not counting designers land fitters, which would bring the j number up to close on 100,000. The .designers, who sketch out their Ideas jln pen and ink or with water-colors, and often originate the fashions that prevail throughout the world, earn easily over four" figures a year, ob serves a correspondent Good mannequins are the most diffi cult to obtain. Some of. the largest Parisian houses employ twenty or thlr ty, whose whole time is passed In try ing on dresses before the eyes of fash ionable French women. Naturally the numbers are fewer nowadays, and jmany of the most famous mannequins jof Paris are now nursing in the hos pitals or employed in the French muni tion works. Forty Mllea of Jam. i So enormous has the business of fjam making become In Dundee, Scot land, since the great firms there or ganized to supply preserves to the British army and navy that, according to a report sent by E. It Fottle, U. S. vice consul there, to the department of commerce, the tins in which they put up one week's supply alone "would. If stood end on end, form a column folly 140 miles high. It is no unusual thing Ifor this firm to deal with 100,000,000 I oranges, and all kinds of fruit are Idealt with on a similar scale." j The Dundee manufacturers are I about to give, up the use of earthen- ware, glass Jars and tins, for a stout 'cardboard container is now being made and experiments with it have I proved highly successful. Referred to Boy Scouts, 1 When war broke 'out a young man who was every kind of rogue sud 'denly acquired a brand-new con I science, and worked It overtime, says London Tlt-Blts. When he came be (fore the tribunal he had got his con I scientious objections all cut and dried. !Tbe chairman listened gravely for a little while; until the bogus C. O., warming to his subject, began to get flowery. "Yes, he cried, lifting his eyes to I heaven, Mn 1005 I was born again P I' "In that case," broke In the chair- man, quietly, "have you any objec (tlon to Joining the boy scouts T MICHIGAN IMS BRIEFS! Charles E. Mason, 63, Gladstone publisher of the Gladstone Delta and one of the, best known Journalists to the upper peninsula, dropped dead at his home from apoplexy. That Germany la, losing commercial advantages even more important that military gains that are fast slipping from her grasp, was the statement o Prof. E. D. Campbell, of the depart ment of chemistry, University of Mich lgan. " Following systematic robbery of boi cars, which will total thousands ot dollars in flour and grain, which hav been extended over a period ot twe years and baffled efforts ot detection five men have been arrested at Grand Rapids. When Thomas Cole was arrested at Flint for begging,, he boasted to police that he would soon have a warm bet! and plenty to eat at public expense Judge Landon disappointed him bj suspending sentence and sending ac officer with him to the city limits. Coasting down hill on a toy expresi wagon, a Christmas gift, Robert Dem ers, of Flint, 5 years old, crashed into a Grand Trunk passenger train. He J ...t.U - 1 ...... A nJ - cauycu wivu a oaiy nuuuu auu a j broken leg. As he was being taken to the hospital, the boy seemed more dis-1 consolate over his broken wagon than his fractured leg. Sarnia citizens who have thirst are meeting difficulties in getting booze across the river. Customs officials on the Canadian side are now searching hip pockets, and the owner of a bottle is given the option ot returning to PorrHuron or throwing the package into the river. To offset inclination to return to Port Huron for drinking bouts, heavy fines are being imposed by Port Huron courts following ar rest. On his deathbed Frank Rettinger, of Banat, near Menominee, expressed a strong desire to fill out his draft ques tionnaire that he might offer his ser vices to the country before he died. Attorney Meredith Sawyer, of Meno minee, was called and reached the Rettinger home at 5 o'clock in the morning. Preparations were made to fill out the questionnaire, but the young man lapsed into unconscious ness and died. Thieves entered the plant of the Battle Creek Oven Rack Co. and stolo several hundred dollars' worth of mol. ten tin, carylng ft away in buckets while it was hot. Wm. F. Stawson, of Die Rapids, aged 76, a member of the First Con- gregational church who had not mis sed a Sunday service for 23 years, fell on the Ice and his record was ended. Wholesalers of Michigan have only seven pounds of sugar for each per. son In the state and the shortage is expected to grow steadily worse. Most of the sugar beet factories have closed their campaigns, which In many cases were half the usual length owing to poor growing conditions. I Aurellus Taflam, eightmonth-old , son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Taflam, 207 Gerald avenue, Highland Park, was severely scalded by overturning a pot of boiling soup from the kitchen stove. Standing on a kiddiekar the child reached up to the stove and caught hold of the edge of the vessel, does not recognize the percentage sys The kiddie-kar slid away, the contents tern as the ruling criterion in this ter- of the kettle pouring out over the child's head and arms. when D J. Taken by surprise Thorpe, 102 East Hancock avenue, De- ( troit, suddenly opened the front door Negro just about to descend the porch steps lost his balanoe and fell to the stone sidewalk, breaking hi3 neck. The intruder was dead when Mr. Thorpe reached him. That the man was on evil bent was evidenced Yixr a ravnlvor anA a hunch nt nlrp1ftnn keys found in his pockets. "J Grand Rapids is to have a new $250,000 factory employing 1,000 men. The llaskelite Co., of Ludington, with a captilalizatlon of $1,000,000 engagei JTSSJl 'ST.SSS has a government contract for airplane parts. Becauce the government de- sired. to increase the amount of the contract and speed up the production of a waterproof glue, the secret ol which is the property of the company, was necessary lor tne concern to expand. Detroit policemen were Santa Clauses to 3,712 children. Also, they provided Christmas dinners for 457 families that otherwise would have spent a desolate day. Dinners -distributed by the police ranged from to $5 in value, and contained every thing necessary to make a complete feast. The amount of food given In each instance was gauged by the num- ber of persons to be fed, and a dinner was provided only after careful invest-, lgatlon of a family's need. To each af ' the 8,712 children was given a stock- ing bulging with candy, fruits and nuts. Mrs. James Couzens, wife of the police commissioner, personally pro vided and filled 900 of the stockings. A coroner's Jury found the Pere Marquette railway guilty of negligent in connection with the death of En-i glneer John II. Mclntosto, who wai killed when his locomotive backed in to Black river at Port Huron. I Although there ceenjs to be plenty of soft coal on Its way Into Michigan, most of it from Toledo, the price li high and protests -are coming from many towns. Most of the coal seized by the government from boats at To ledo costs 16.35 f. o. b. Toledo. Thl makes a retail price up state of f f .71 or 9, which Is said to be excesslre. ' 4 PlAtl SURVEY OF STATE COAL NEED RAIL COMMISSIONER SUGGEST! REQUISITION FOR 1918 BE FILED BY EACH TOWN. HAVE SHIPMENTS MADE EARL Eaoh Community Could Make Estlmati of This Years Need and Forestall Shortage Now Experienced. - Lansing. A state coal survey li now being considered. The plan which originates with Rail road Commissioner A. Keiser of Lud ington, almost came into being lat last spring, but it was finally decided that it was too late then to start it. Mr. Keiser wants each town and vll lage to give an estimate of Just ho -much coal is needed for next winter Then the fuel can be brought into tht state and so placed to avoid a recur rence of the present near-famine. "The conditions now existing," sayi Mr. Keiser, "will show the head ol each municipality about how muct coal his community can get along with. If he makes a report before tht shipments start as to his needs and then the state officials make it theli business to help him in a transporta tion way, I think the winter of 1918 1919 can be made much different foi Michigan. I would exempt the largei cities from the survey because the i ran In mnflt raaoa tnlro rara nf (tiom , Mlyea u,,, larger number 0j dealers. Reports show larger shipments ol soft coal moving into Michigan. Much of the government coal, diverted from congested yards to Michigan points has been received. Barring the high price which cannot be controlled by the administration, 11 seems to be improving matters. In some few Instances the coal has been refused because of the price. The price has to be figured at the highest possible rate for the reason that no body knows what the original contract price was. WEST MICHIGAN GETS RATE CUT Federal Commission Allows Reduction on Freight to East. Lansing What are called the Mich igan percentage cases have been de cided by the Interstate commerce com mission at Washington in favor of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Marshall, Lansing, Cadillac. Petoskey and other cities in the lower nonnmi whiM, oiio,i , peninsula which alleged that the freight rates between these points and points in the east are unreasonable and are" unjustly discriminatory as compared with rates allowed to com with rat allowed tn mm petlng points In Ohio and Indiana and also to Detroit. The cases are called percentage cases because they are based on the claim that the Michigan cities in the complaint did not get a fair percent age of the New York-Chicago rate la comparison with Ohio and Indiana points. The commission's decisio ritory and does not award such heavy reuueuuiiB us uie complainants asitea )U oes allow a reduction of from 2 10 per cent. The following reductions were made: Points in the present 84 per cent group to 82 per cent, Jackson, Saginaw, Bay City and other points in the 92 per cent group to 88 per cent. Lansing and other points in the 95 per Cent group to 91 per Cent, Grand Rap-j lds, Kalamazoo, Marshall; Battle gt m 1 u A ttUU "lu"r umi8 u " VCUl (IUU1I kU 96 yd Will, auu UI111UI111 reductions of four points In the per- centages assigned to the groups north 0f tne present 100 per cent group. REJECTED ALIENS INTERNED Subjects of Germany and Austria Ai ' Waco Will Be Held. Camn MaeArthur. Waco. Tex. No more alle enemle wI11 be di9chareed rn, ,ia iviairvn aiirnn'a irt . ' ! flrntPn nf rtisnhilitv TTprpftftPr nation-1 , ncaies or. aisaDimy. iiereauer nation ais oi uermany aaa Auaina-mingary i will be sent from the base iiA their organizations and then to an in , ternment camp Fifty or more nationals Of enemy countries were discharged before tha j nrdr wnsi laaiiprf Mnt nf thooa man' oraer was issued. Most or tnese men are from Detroit and Vicinity and all were from the selects sent here from - Camp Custer. Following the order, a search of the list of men reported for discharge on that day showed 10 Austrians, one Ger- man and one Hungarian. Among the '1,000 or more men await ing discharge because of disability are a number of Austrians and Ger mans. WITH THE BOYS AT CAMPCUSTER . . J. W. Van Brook, of Kalamazoo. a prominent figure amomr Michigan Gideons, has arrived from Kalamazoo tO take Charge Of Y. M. C. A. work at , the base hospital. 1 r.o ,. YT7 m f.n. h Residents of Washtenaw county rho were exempted after being draft- d, raised a fund for Christmas fox' v . . m . 231 men who were accepted. Each onejrave as he could afford, and tc this was added an amount sufficient' 10 glre each man 5. OWOSSO MAftKETS. Owosso, Mich., Jan. 4, J018. (WAINS Quo tod or Fred Welch. Wheat, white $ 2 05 Wheat, red 2 07 Oats 75 Rye... i 65 Barley 2 25 worn 2 00 Beans v. " 6 50 Cloverseed, Alsyke. 12 00 to 13 00 Cloverseed, June 12 00 to 13.00 Cloverseed, Mammoth.. f 12 00 to $13 00 Hay $12 to $14.00 DRE55ED MEATS Quoted by Bowers & Metier. Beef, dressed , . Calves, dressed..... Pork, dressed Tallow... 10 to 1 18 2 15 HIDES Beef hides, green Horse hides, each 14 to 17 $3.0C PRODUCB. VEGETABLES. FRUITS Butter Eggs Potatoes 40 40 1 00 LIVB POULTRY Quoted by Rundell Bios. Hens, fat Butter Fat ...... ' Eggs 22 50 Notice of Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the members of Oak Hill Cemetery Company o Owosso, Mich., willba held at the office of E M. Miller, 8ecy.-Treas., 202 Citi zens' SaviDgs Bank Building, Owosso, Mich., on Tuesday, the 8tb day of Jan nary, 1918, at ten o'clock in the fore noon. Dated, December 28tb, 1917. E. M. Miller, Secy.-Treas. Rundell Brothers, mfrs. of creamery nutter, neid jour nutterrat. Try us. We pay 49c this week. Open Saturday nignte. Sale or Exchange- 2,680 acres cut over bardwood land, gravelly clay losm soil. Good productive farms adjoining near RoBe City, Ogemaw ennnty, Mich Address, John Yoik. 102 Belmont Ave, Detroit, Mich, Ady Public Health Notice An epidemic of chickenpox prevails in Owosso, mostly in the Washington school district. AH children having it must not attend school, but be kept strictly at home and reported to the health officer by phone, mail or in per- I j T , V u V M y t attend school, but others in the same r'UHA-n. .rl.i V 1 1 i house with a case cannot. Whooping cough is also quite pre valent and is dangerous to infants. " 13 ua"UM.w imam. I ma tsease must also be reported the same as chickenpox, and children kept strictly at home and off the pub lie walks. W. E. WARD, Adv. Health Officer. Notice of Hearing Objections to Road - Assessment Districl No. 16. To all persons interested In said proposed Improvement In the township of New Haven Shiawassee County: m r.nUttn. V. l I .111. .V. ( Shiawassee County Board of Road Comrnis loners praying for the improvement of the highway as follows: Beginning at the totateKewara Koa ai ttiu NW corner of sec t on 22, running N about three mile- to Sagi naw County line ani beginning at the Intersec tion of the section line b tween Seot. nln and ten art) the anpHng road known as the Rldpe Road tbenre etst on raid angling road about H mUe, New Haven Township, Shiawassee Coun ty, Michigan. Whereas, we as such Road Commissioner 1 mrm nt thm nnlntin that rsrmA ln.nn.rt- ment is necessary for benefit of the pub- 'to "d b,,,or convenience and uvueiit vi wic iiuuiic wciiv, ana Whereus, we have made our first order of determination, stating that the proposed im provement is necessary as aforesaid, and have caused a survey and specifications and ti matea of the cost thereof to be made and filed with said commissioners ; and Whereas the specifications made by us are not final and will not be made final until after the hearing of objections to the same by all persons interested therein ; and Whereas we have determined the boundaries j of the proposed assessment district for im- proving Midhtehway : and Whereas, it is proposed to improve said mgnway by constructing therein a Class H, gravel road nine feet wide, together with the proper culverts, bridges, drainage and erad fe?-"d" J? A8.bJKAetf iom Therefore all persons affected thereby and tnetownHnlp of New nven and the County of sniawassec and an persons owning or interested Town hh m New hsvd at oo o'oIocr I A M January 12th. 1918. for the purpose or ! liAnrlncr nhtoc.t Inna tn Ihfl nrnnnMMl Imnrnv. ment and for the purpose of finally determining the llm,l of the assessment district. Th- proposed assessment district for uch nJrhway whlch ,ubject to the right of (he undersigned to alter, is described as follows. M'LulLTf - lil'J1 " NEW BaVEN TOWN3DIP. Beginning at the tntemefl'ton of the section line between 8-cc. 4 and 6 New Haven town ship and the Sblswagsee and Paglnaw Cecntv line, thence soctb on tatd section line to section line between sections S and 8 tbenee west on the section line to the Intersection of the F. N and S M line f section I thence south on the K line to the K and W Xl'ne of "tee. 30 tbenre eaatoniheXUneto W NandS line of Sec M. tbenee north on the H Hxo to the seotlon It' between Seen Hand tt thence east to the New raven and Uszelton tiwnshlpllne. thenoe N.'rth on fsald township line to the Raglnaw and Shiawassee county line, tbtnre west on a ld county line to the t' ace of beginning. New Haven Township, Shiawassee County Michigan. And all persons Interested are hereby notl- ' h intention of the County within the limits of said assessment district ma ll fir n WAV I.nmmikHI mmmm ml .11 t a Anally determined at said hearing on account f the improvement of aaid highway according to th piani and .peciflctiom file in the ofnea of the County Clerk. G,T" onder our hande this stid day or December, A. 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