Ask them what, I don’t know. Lee & Cady were grocery wholesalers. Mr. Lee first. His 1908 bio reads "LEE, Gilbert W., wholesale grocer; born, Romeo, Mich., Mar. 30, 1861; son of Nathan and Amelia (Peck) Lee; educated in public and high schools of Romeo; married at Detroit, 1885, Sara Hammond (now deceased); again, Detroit, 1896, Harriet Norton. Came to Detroit, 1879; began active career as clerk in employ of George C. Wetherbee & Co., continuing until 1885; entered wholesale grocery business, 1885, by buying out D.D. Mallory Co., the title becoming The D.D. Mallory Co., and so continued until 1892, when it was changed to Lee & Cady, succeeded, March, 1907, by Lee, Cady & Smart, of which is president"

About Cady, this:

CADY, David D., wholesale grocer; born, Plymouth, Mich., Jan. 20, 1847; son of David and Lomira Cady; educated in public schools of Ypsilanti and Detroit; married at Detroit, 1868, Elizabeth H. Brewster. Has been a resident of Detroit since 1862; began in grocery business in Detroit, 1871; member firm of W.J. Gould & Co., 1887-92; identified with present company since 1892, first as Lee & Cady and since March, 1907, as Lee, Cady & Smart, of which is vice president . . . Member Masonic order (32), Knights Templar, Shrine. Clubs: Detroit, Country, Old Club. Recreations: Fishing, Automobiling. Office: Cor. Larned and Cass Av. Residence: 57 Watson St.

Holy crow – a 32nd degree Mason? He wasn’t kidding around.