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January 28, 1918

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MONDAY, JANUAJXX 28, 1918. THE UAJLLi UUUrlim-i, OONNELLSVELLJS, PA. TOOMAtmONGUES [ ;· - -- .. | |) Millinery Birds of Passage J Language of ftie United States l*;j Urged (or Alt. ] Suggutfen It Offered That All of tfc* Earth'i People Learn to ! Speak Engliih. ! The next thing that most be done In the war of world efficiency Is to get rta of a lot'of languages ttat are float- Ing around to the restraint of trade. · It /will be the most difficult feat of all, bnt it must be done, Just tn« same. This thing of every bunch of .people across a river or "over a mountain sneaking » different language from their, near neighbors Is the biggest handicap toe world has to contend with "today, asserts a writer la tie Los Angeles Times Mai,tsiine. Moreover, this snrptus of languages Is the one thing, above all others, that has caused misunderstandings, wars, strategies, spoils, hell-raising, and hatreds generally. The Mggest bar against the friendly relation of one people with another has been the difference in their mode of hnmn speech. It started with the · building of the Tower of Eabel when .the Lord confnsed the people on purpose bacanse of their wickedness, and he toot the best way possible to ac- corapttih the result of the divine will. Butnow that God's people have been nrnkug a fairly good stab nt getting right with him again--all of us, and our.fithers before'us for.centuries--it la reasonable to suppose that God will let 'n» ditch that Tower of Babel stuff If we make a renl good honefet try at It. Alerica itself--the melting pot of nations--is a striking proof - that the thljir can be done. Here hare they ' eoftb from evev land and all the seven se^, the children ; of .all races, speak-. Inf every tongue known to man, and beiwe they know It thej are all speak- Injgood United States. - hen, why not start a serious move- mnt to get the whole world, here and elewhere, speaking United States--or ^gllsh, if that's a better way to say If It won't be easy, btrt it certainly can b done. And when It is done, this will b a happier, a more peaceful, and a rore prosperous earth on which to Ve. - . " : . : We reeommead EngHsh--that to to ay, the way we speak It here in Ameria-Hw the universal language, because : Is. wlthout.donbt, the beat language f all; if only for the reason that It is aad« op of .almost aU the others. RAiSINHHD WINE Important Products of the Fa-i mous Malaga District. : Bats for winter resort wear, aioog with other apparel for tourists that Journey southward, are all ready for the companies of women that will soon torn their backs ujxm the. lands of snow. A glimpse of them Is alluring enough to fix a wavering porpose and determine those who may to follow them to the ends of the earth; that is to those ends that project themselves Into the Gulf of Mexico, -or the South Atlantic/ or the Pacific in California. Wherever they go they moat vie with the beat efforts of millinery designers, "~Slany~~bf"tlie models prepared for tourists are not so distinctly summer- like «s to b.ar them from wear in the north, bat the greater number belong only In lands of the sun. At the top of the gronp pictured, there Is n fine turban of black slpper straw, with crown-top of black: satin. It Is a typical soathern tbnrlst model, beautifully shaped and simply trimmed. Its broad spread of black, glossy -wings suggests flight In a happy course--southward. The black hat .at the left, of ma- lines and panne velvet, bows to edict for simplicity In millinery and makes us marrel at the style and beauty of Its lines. .It belongs to no section or climate, being an adaptable hat for afternoon wear anywhere; nnd dress hats of. this kind now extend their In'French, R^i«n, German! Span-! .nsefnlness to evening wear also. It h, Italian, and all'foreign tongues it :, conld hari! 5' oe simpler, with its fln- requirea 17 words or more to ; "ay -what we say in one. The'Welsh, ij C T e a b* or instance, have a word with IB let- l la a lon * co11 ° f era in It that we can pnt in fonr let: J^^^^^^_ These other folks fog np their! SSiSSS touch merely a pin that cannot as "fancy ." Its head volvet - and that Is nil there Is of trim mi Eg, and no one who sees the model wishes for more, To some millions of us who spend our winters north Oils Is the most interesting hat In the group. At the right the hat of "peanlt" braid belongs, like the butterflies, amoag growing Sowers. It is a novel weave in straw In a Uglit turquoISe blue color, with ft narrow lace mesh woven in two rows in the body of the hut. The brim is faced with orchid pink velour, and narrow strips of it are laced through the mesh in the hs4-t Tassels that flnish the trimming are mmie of these narrow gfrlps. This Is something ncw^ under the sun, and hats of braid are shown In all the lovely light colors that herald the spring. £**£, tr The New Sho-s, Sliocs have taken n decided turn to- wnnl the oxford variety. With the daytime dress which has come to be u part of every woman's wardrobe, oxfords of dark brown leather are considered smart. . They have low heels and are worn with dark brown stock- i ngs. Patent leather oxfords were seen with a velvet afternoon frock. Spats with pumps are worn by many women, and there are a few brown shoes with lighter suede tops. For evening, slippers made of cloth of silver or gold were more generally worn than anything else. PATRONS ARE THE PATRIOTS srynges «nd wear out their nasal im»- , uni ,,- v . ,,.,,,-,. ,- nD TU r. ,.,, D ·ages saying things what we say better MONEY LOANED FOR THE WAR with a mere breath and a touch of the ;ongue against the teeth. Dollars Invtated in Bonds. Expend- Unlegs you were born to It, or unless j ed for Food, Clothing, Ammuni- ·lh*y caught you very yonilg, you might I tie" and Other Necessarlet. as well try to learn to be a clrcna · tumbler as to learn.French or German j What becomes of the dollar which and earn a living In the bargain. The! Is Invested In government bonds? thing will take np alt yoor time while ' Here is the course It takes as vlsual- the potatoes go to pot and the cobwebs lied by Secretary of the Treasnry Mc- jtrow across the store door. And. In I Adoo in his annnal report to congress: the end, you will .find that you haven't First, it goes to tue government afi learned these lines of talk, anyway. ' a loan for the war. The thing to do Is to make yourself Second, it Is eipended by the gov- . as nearly a master of English as DOS- ! eminent for food, clothing and am- t sible, and then force the other fellows ! munition, which go directly to n gal- to speak our language for their own ; lant soldier or sailor whoab fighting good. \ come In for a few kind words, since Horse Breeding in Brail I. whose enemy Is hit by the amrnunl- he pays the fnl! price and eats the Any project which has for its pur- j tion. half portion. j pose the betterment of animal breed- j It has not been eipended ID the "Save wheat--ose corn"--bread is 10 j Ing is certain to attract attention I n ! purchase of needless food and cloth- I cents, corn bread is 15 cents. As a j Brazil, since the country has come to j ing for the man at homo, and is, there- i transient consumer, the other noon, we realize Its full possibilities in. ranch- j fore, released for the nse of the sol- : paid 00 cents for a slice of beef as Vines Not TrsHnsd en Arbor*, but j Pruned to Form Bushes Cover- \ j Ing About On* Square The tfwo principal varieties ofjgrapes grown In the Haliaga district .are the muscatel and the Pedro SiiuenJ Hals- ins and: wine irre both made here from the muscatel and wine from the Pedro Xlmen, observes a correspondent. 1 The vlnea are not trained on arbors, but nre pruned to form bushes that cover an area of tttoot one square yard at harvest time. The vines are set out in rows ten feet apart. During the spring and summer they are carefully cultivated and sprayed with snlphnte of copper to destroy Insects. Thii srnpes begin to ripen about the first of August Laborers wi th large fiat baskets or trays gatbet the fruit. It Is not all cot oat at one time, font the field is gone over periodically and only the ripe clusters are cut from the vine with scissors. The raisins produced" near Malaga nre not treated with sulphur, lye, or oil, as is the practice In other parts of 'Spain. In-or near the grape field there Is thrown up an earth terrace Inclined toward the setting sun. This Is divided Into sections about ten yards long: and twelve yards wide, around whtch a low brick or stone wall is built, to protect the raisins nnd to support the crtnvas stretched over them at night or during inclement weather. The object of this slanting surface Is to keep the sim constantly shining upon It, The bottoms of the drying beds nre covered with 1 flne gravel to retain the heat Immediately after being gathered, the grapes are spread out on the beds for exposure- to the burning sun. At nightfall the ralslna are covered with canvas to protect the fruit from the heavy dew, and, as stated, the canvas Is also spread over them in the event of rain. There Is rarely any roln in this section during May, June, July, August anfl September. During the process of drying the grapes that re- mnin green or become spoiled are carefully removed, and the clusters are turned from Unie to time la order thut they may color uniformly. The drying process takes about three weeks, so that the first raising of the season nrn ready for pricking about the .end of August. . Heaviest shipments go forward in September. Before packing the raisins nre sorted and graded. After small nnd imperfect raisins nave been cut off the clusters are laid In boxes lined with white pnper and containing iiaunll.r 22 or 25 pounds of fruit. Good fruit which has become detached from clusters Customers of Some Hotels Profit Very i Little by New Plan of Conwrva- I tion of Food Supply. j The food administration is pleased to pii'ces with the New Tork hotels for j saving morn than a thOMsanti barrels | of floor a week nnd some 17 tons of I meat a day by these ·vrheatless-meat-! less occasions that ore so popular now, \ a writer In Collier's observes. Pro- j vision dealers report a falling off In sales, and all is lovely and statistical. 'TIs a fair picture to gaze upon, but honor where honor is due I That pu- strenRth Is kept up by the food, whose j tient hero, the hotel patron, ought to body Is kept warm by the clothing, nnd whose enemy Is hit by the ammunition. It has not been eipended ID the rated from the rejected frolt and are also packed for shipment. The boips of raisins are then brought to Malnga by the growers for disposal to the shippers and dealers. The prices realized vary considerably according to the quality nt the fruit nnd the quantity of the crop, also according tO'the condition o( the industry in the obier countries where raising arc produced and the general demand in the world Ing and similar operations,'writes Con- dler, I t ' I s saved wealth to the man snl General Alfred I,. M. Bottschalk, Kio de Janeiro. The development has been going on slowly and almost Imperceptibly for several years. Some ranch owners at their own expense have Imported various types of cattle and experimented Individually with crossbreeding. Work in this direction also has been done by the National Society of Agriculture In Hio de Ia- aeiro, seconded by state cattle associations aad ranchmen's leagues. Recently a commlslon appointed by tb* president of Brazil for the study and conservation of th? national re- soorcea has been »t worK on a censns of live stock, taken from the reports of municipalities. at home and can be loaned to his government nt Interest' with resulting benefit to himself and to his government. Utilized Artificial Flood. By r means of an artificial rise, started on October 18, 1!17, at Dam No. 7, Ohio river, and augmented by water from the Huskingum, Kanawha and Big Sandy rivers, more than 80,000 tons of coal from the Kanawha river were delivered to Cincinnati and other river cities, says a bulletin of the department of commerce. Every available tngboat and bnrge was used In this movement, even the small harbor boat of one of the coal companies being utilized to.bring down four coal boats, anil a snowboat pusher was chartered . . , . Unmanned^Boata Foiled. ! to bring down ten barges. Fourteen Tie Germans recently attempted an tows of more than 200 craft were in attack on British warships by means j the movement. Lost August, daring a of sooall boats loaded with high ei-1 period of eitrcmely low water, a fleet ·ploatrea, nnmanntd ami controlled by j O f barges, which carried 13,000 tons , wireess. The idea was originally an · O f coal, was -successfully moved by American one, and was developed in ; means of artificial floods. About a the Hammond wireless controlled tor- i yea r ago two similar experiments were pe*. Bnt the drawback In all these carried out successfully at a time when iadicbotrolled devices is that . the j there was a shortage of coiil in Cln- eneny can send ont "interfering" j cJnnati. wavs and throw the boat off its course. : The latest Improvement in boats con-| Government to Use Building*. troled from shore is'said to be a craft j Prof. C. C. KflrtJng, who will, lead a whose course Is directed by playing a | party of Iowa SMenttsts In an espeCi-1 seaxhllgbt on a selenium cell. The [ tion bo the West Indies next summer, j eieitrical resistance oC selenium varies ! has received word, says tho Iowa Uni- In tgbt and darkness, and this fact can i verstty News Letter, that the English be caken advantage of to manipulate j government building on the Pelican a seertng apparatus by means oE the I Island*, which will be the base of the j flnjer of the searchlight .beam. j expedition, will not be turned over to ! the explorers without cost. Some of ! the men who intended to go with this , expedition at firet have since entered . war servlcer but plan* are going for- and the outlook is most large us a postal card, plus one tablespoonful of creamed potatoes, plus a bit of Yorkshire pirjdlng about the size of a watch. No doubt It was nil that was good for us, but the price was more. Jf the widely known principles of economics are still working, we helped make meat and bread cheaper anil puirl as much as If we were making them dearer. A patriot Is a noble thing, but isn't It better to he one than to trim one? The hotel keepers of Manhattan are playing both sides of the game'and the food administration' famishes a Jazz band of statistical admiration for their efforts. These bonlfaces who are shrinking the meals nad swelling the prices need something all right, but not governmental encouragement. Meanwhile the hotel user can feel sure that the wnr ha* not changed his function nt all--he's the paying goat now Just as he used to be. HOLD WOOL m THIS COUNTRY CoEta Rica's Coffee Exports. Official statistics of Costa Hicu's coffee exports for the post season show shipments totaling 27,{H4.5."0 pounds gross--10.089,630 pounds less than during 1015-16. Of Beneflclado or full milled coffee 24.710;135 pounds were exported, and 2.295.415 pounds o£ the Pergumtno (parchment) grade, these quantities being respectively 91.51 per cent and 8.-KI per cent of the total. The United States took 53.10 per cent of the shipments, the United Kingdom -10.14 per cent, and Panama the bulk of tho remainder. Some coffee was sent to France, Italy, Spain and Chile. The province of San Jose supplied 48.34 per cent of the exports, Heredla 16.32 per cent, Cnrtago 1.3.22 per cent, nnd Alajuela 12.9S per cent. The estimated value of the coffee exported was 3,128,480 colones, (At normal exchange tlie colon Is worth ?0.4Sf.T; exchange now fluctuating.) The 1917-18 crop Is placed at 30,000,000 pounds, but the Benson is not far enough advanced to make any definite estimate. War Trade Board Takei Stepa t»i Meet the Requirements of Both ! the Army and Navy. ! Restrictions governing the eiportn- tion nnrt Importation of wool were ; tishtw.etl recently hy. tlie war trsfie j bonrrf with a view to conserving Amor- j Icnn supplies nnd checfcinjr the Increase j In prices, which have risen 200 owl cent. . i SOLDIERS IN CAMP The abrupt change from It waa announced. If, In the of the board, the wool is needed for the wen either of the army or the navy. Irapflrtors before they can obtain I I - j Metises will be re-qnlrefl to sl^n an ' """ "M A* Effective as Tank*. Cyprus, the founder of the Persian empire, flr?t put into practice the Idea of equipping' the wooden nmma- nltion carts of ancient Itomhns and Egyptians with sharp scythe-like knives. These were fastened to the body and wheels of chariots, and were effective In chargiug among messed In the middle age^ the modest knlved charlof: wns tntnsfornied into a movable tower, covered with snr- fnce armor, affording protection to men inside. These were moved flaring a sf ego'over the nionts sarronndiag castles. From them a platform was let do\vn on the top of the waits, which served as a bridge for the attacking troopa. Try Musterola See How Quickly It Relieves T »i u ^ rab Musteroli in briskly, and He made a prellmlnarv vlsit to the trjng on your Doys health, but 11 he £ nal of the expedition last rammer, and wi only take th« rich liquid-food in says that he has never seen a place where the opportunity for scientific re- : search was any greater. SCOTT'S EfflLSION lrl»h Crop Report. · According to Hie agricultural staas-- tics of Ireland the total acreage under crops in 1318 was -tS06,575. Tha *cra- j age under crops the past year was: it'il! create richer blood to e»! S.570.453, showing an increase of 768,- tblish body-warmth and fortify hil S 78 awe*, or 18 per cent. The totui Ing: end throat Thousands ol .^ a _ llnder Potatoes In 1917 was_ " ·r; al! over the .world 263 acres, as compared with 586,308; . tkc- Saatt's Emulsion* · J 55 f.2«»:tly what'they need. ' 17-30 : acres in IfllG. an lacrease of 122,95"), or! | j 21 per cent; under buy, 2,532,723 acr'es, ( as compared with 2406,247 acres in' and that they will give the govern-j ment an option to purchase an wool Imported at n price 5 per cent lean \ than the price that obtained or the i same grade July 30, 1917. Increasing Uu *f Ran "Among the retnartab'.o Industrial developments to »lilch the European war has given Irnpetra has been the enlarged usa of the rare metals," say» MaJ. William A. Mensch of San Diego, Cal. "Tungsfen, vanadium and molybdenum, used In making stoel, secta to ue the .leaders. Of these three perhaps the least familiar to American steel makers la molybdenum, which, though weli-known to Bupopeon. forge Musterole is a dean, white ointment, made with oil of raustard. Use it instead of mustard plaster. Will not blister. Many doctors and nurses use Master- ole and recommend it to their patients. They will gladly tell you what relief it gives from sore throat, bronchitis, 'croup, stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and aches of the back or joints, sprains, sore muscles, bruises, chilblains,, frosted feet, colds of the chest (it often prevents lia). " 60cj 11«,» , ,, ,,,,, ,,,, 1946, an I*cre»se ot 13WT6 acres, or. I ters, ha. bnt compaath-el, U n l d | OJ per cent. nso In tills coantty. In the interest of the public it serves, the Franklin Sugar Refining Company is earnestly supporting the Government's policy to regulate the supply of sugar so that it shall be sufficient for the needs of all--our soldiers, our Allies and ourselves. With the new crop of cane sugar coming in, the sugar situation is more favorable than it was a month ago. There will be sugar enough, according to present indications, if extravagant use and waste are avoided. War has disturbed the ·whole world's sugar sujjply. It has not only wiped out any available surplus, but it has put all nations on a hand-to- mouth basis. The European Allies were the first to feel the pinch. Before the war, enough sugar was produced on the Continent to supply all Europe. Today, two-thirds of this sugar-producing area is within the battle lines. ^England, France and other nations have had to turn elsewhere for a supply of this indispensable food. And they came to Cuba-the main source upon which the United States depends for its cane sugar. During 1917, Cuba sold and shipped to Europe nearly 1,000,000 tons of raw sugar--one-third of its crop. In addition to the normal increase in the consumption of sugar as food in this country, the nation-wide movement to save the fruit crop last season greatly increased its use. But this increased consumption of sugar has been a real factor in combating waste. It enabled the Ameri-- cah housewife to add to the store of the food of the nation at a time when fruits and vegetables were plentiful and cheap. The sugar is not only in the fruit jar, but lit has carriied into the pantries of the country a vast supply of fruit and vegetables which would otherwise have been lost. Sugar itself is not only a food, but it is also the great preserver of other foods. As the demand for sugar g'rew, both here and abroad, Cuba's supply was exhausted last fall. Every available ton in Porto Rico and other cane sugar countries was acquired. But this was not enough, and the shortage c ae. At the same time, an abundance of sugar was and still is lo'cked up in far-away Java, as unavailable as unmined gold--because ships cannot be spared to transport it. Every 5,000-ton ship which can be saved by giving England sugar from Cuba, means the release of a ship which can make three trips and take a total of 3,000 soldiers from the United States to France. If we can save the Allies from taking any Java sugar in 1918, we will release for transport purposes enough ships to carry over to the Western front and supply about 150,000 to 200,000 soldiers. At the same time, we will also be giving the Allies the necessary sugar. Therefore, it is to the interest of the common cause to save ships and send soldiers. The Franklin Sugar Re-fining Company has put forth every possible efiort to keep up the supply of sugar for the United States, even in limited quantities, and to stabilize the price to the consumer. In order to enable thewidest possible distribution of sugar --so that all may have some sugar--we distribute Franklin Cane Sugars in convenient- size packages. These small - unit cartons and cotton bags enable grocers to limit their sales so that waste and hoarding may be prevented. It will be necessary for grocers and consumers to watch carefully their distribution and purchases during the approaching period of readjustment. The refineries are now starting up and sup^ plies of raw sugar coming forward, but it will take weeks, and possibly months, for the return of normal conditions. Housewives can cooperate with this plan by buying these package sugars. In war time and at all times it is our aim to safeguard the interests of the public we serve. The Franklin Sugar Refining Company "A Franklin Cane Sugar for every use" Granulated, Dainty Lumps, Powdered, Confectioners, Brown

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