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i?RIUAY, FEBRUARY M, 1918. THE DAILY COURIER, COKNELLSVILLE, PA. PAGS SEVEN. where CHASE LEATHER (sometimes misspelled CHAISE LEATHEK) ivill be called by its rigrhrj name--"IMITATION LEATHER"--tibere a spade will be called a spade and no l;u^ crnern- in* truthful advertising Mill be broken-- where men's and women's intelligence Till not he insulted with the assumption that they haÂ» no knowledge t*f Milne**. Where j o u nuiv Â« f or::p and shop with the posithe knowledge that your complete and lasting satisfaction will be fully guaranteed--where we nbsolntely agree 10 meet any local, stsUe or national price and t h e n Fmiko the mduee- mcnt a little stronger where yonHI feel safe--where you'll feel perfectly at home--where you can question and cross-question to y o u r heart's c o n t e n t and k n o w thai t r u t h i v i l l Â» j j o u r answer-where comparisons always positively prove-- --and the terms so easy you'll scarcely feet the cost Just look at this massive Bed in our February Sale at onlv-- $1.00 CASH. $1.00 A WEEK. This Bed is o: steel--light In weight, jet \pry st r ong and ot massive appeal anr.c It has continuous pohta two inches in diameter It's finished m that beautiful golden bronze which wfH not tarnish and which will harmonize with any stylo or finish of furniture. It's a universal favorite. Everybody admires It. Still, it's only one of the many mighty oargarns which call prudent buyers to this, Con- nellffrine's most dependable furniture store. A Big Sale oi Hookers Your Cho'ce of Several Styles of These Massively Beautiful, Most Comfortable and Very Fashionable Overstuffed Rockers, Only - - - - - - - - _ .Eiisy Terms, so that you can beautify your h;r.io w i t h one or two of i l i e m , only-- 81.00 CASH. 50c A WEEK. In some of the styles wo have only a few, in others q u i t e a large nuinbei, bo we advise you to conieearlv and benefit by t h e lar'-jo number, so vrc aduso you to come early and benefit by the a few hours so remarkable--so glaringly apparent--are the mighty \ahifs. They a.! have great, broaci. full spring seats and Irgh restful barks and are covered m that luxuriously beautiful and } 5-y fabh- jnuablt 1 dark golden brown IMITATION Spanish leather I,et uotliini; keep j o n from attending this Sale--There's a Saving on crery Rocker umounUnt; tÂ« from One-Fonrth to Ouc-1'hlrd. Compare This Bed Davenport With Any That You Can ly Get Delivered to Your Home For- $35.00 to $40.00 and Our Price Is Only It's upholstered u.nd coveted in a good grade of "IMITATION" Spanish leather, that will givs satisfactory service, but which has no mibleading name--IT'S IMITATION. The massive frame is well bu:lt of solid oak. Jt contains a real, fuli-si^e. all steel and is so eonHtructetl that it will accommodate a thick raattrest- instead of the ordinary da 1 so its, NOT A MAKESHIFT BED. You can sleep on it regularly in absolute comfort, fold or break the mattress. The mattress slides up behind the back and is not doubled up. SRE IT--IT S A HEAL BARGAIN. a material , double bed renpon pod. It does not COME AND $1 D QQ Cash SOc a Week The most fashionable a*;d popu- j;i. Colonial design TMth hoa'W pedestal p,nd ma^- sive plat-form base. A phenomenal value. Built of Solid Oak -r:,l h i g h l y finished. The top i^. lilted w i t h patented locking d evict- which holds ii together as if in one piece when, closed. Our easy pur- chase plan make? 1 he great bar- qains at this sale doubly attractive. Don*t miss this opportunity to beautify your din- room- Library Tables This is one of a many wondrous bargains \ that you can select from at \ this great sale. jj IT'S IMITATION QUAR- TEH-SAWED OAK- -Our Price is Only-- Easy Terms--$1.00 Cash, 50c a IVeek. Specially Easy Terms On Columbia Grafonolas $5.00 a Month. $5.00 Down, During: This SaI6 will put this favorite model in your home with 12 selections (6 double records) for only-- 10 new Col- Corao in and hear umhia Records. This Handsome Buffet Only It's of Colonial dfisijjn--a style you'll never grow nred of. It's very sturdily built and splendidly finished. Fitted with heav plate mirror back and prmide^ lots of drawer and cupboard room. Comparisons Always Prove You'll Do Better aj Connellsville's Most Dependable Furniture Store THE GOVERNMENT U! IN A PARTNI Is Sag^estlon of Theodore P. Sfeonts, J)!re*tor In 3tany lioads. In aa address delivered before the Detroit Board ot Commerce on Tuesday Theodore P. Shouts, president ot* tbe Interborough Rapid Transit company of New York, and director of many railroads, proposed a wholly new solution of the railroad tangle as follows: "As a possible solution to the ca! tional problem with which our country is struggling- -shall wo return to old j railroad conditions after the war?-- Â· J suggest a partnership between the j soverament. and the railroads, some- j thuig like the partnership that has t been, formed m New York by the city j and the rapid transit lines for the cou- stiuclion acd ojcration of the city's j new dual rapid transit system "The interests ot the country, with its need for greatly enlarged and extended railroad facilities, and the in- Iterests of investors are so interwoven I it the financial responsibility should .a'wisc be interwoven. This doctrine i underlies the principles embodied in j the contract for New York's new dual j rapid transit system, probably the first I place such a plan has been, attempted jto any degree of magnitude. ' "Let us consider this railroad prob- lem In the same way the dusil system problem was considered, using the same terms for each. Treat this thTeo 3 ear average, which the fio^rrnraent grants, as a preferential subject to :nich readjustment in individual capos as is necessary to bo fair; and then let the government supply tlio munuy necessary for all the improvements made after June 30, 1317; and, because of its many and different benefits, treat that as a junior Hen. on the property. "If, when the war is over, it is thought wise to continue this partnership relationship in developing new transportation facilities on existing lines, both as to construction and equipment, let private capital contribute in the proportion that will insure a fair return out. of traneporta- ton earnings--to bo treated aa a preferential payment--the government t" furnish the remainder, and the government again, because of its many and indirect benofitb, to treat its contribution as a junior Hen to be paid out of earnings, and after the government j has been made whole than a division . of earnings on the basis of the proper- MONEY BACK EF IT FAILS tion that private capital bears to gov- ernrient capita! in eac'i proportion. "The railroad traffic map of the country IS now (Uvjdetl into zones for rate-malnnff purposes. In a modified way ibia arrangement can he extended to cover pit;sica.1 operation, with I he supreme authority lodged in a Board of Management at Washington, composed of: "The I'riied Slates director of each ?one; representatives of p r u a t e secur- ily-hold;rs; representatives nf the ernment's iavestmcnl, representatives of labor "This board should be presided over by some one designated by ths President. "With suc.li a management, designed to unify and co-ordinate direct private (iper.ition, the ill (i-Tects of micslrict- cd comiHitition will !tc overconir. It will albo bring about scjeulJ.Uc uiElrj- I and i bution of the use of fJie rail?, 1 minmij/e all .ost motion. 1 "The plan will injure a proper pro- 1 lection to private imc'tors; it w.ll sn- rure for the governnior.t part of ibe profits of tlx 1 railroads; ami r or The countrv all the berefits of personal cnterpnse and initauve which come , from private operation," -I ] First JJiilf of School Year f - n d s TMi) Aitcrnoon. i The mid-year examinations at the | hig'L school wiJ] be bold on Monday, Tuesday and "SVedmsday of next week. ! The first half of ilic term was completed loday and :he exemptions will I be a.n.nornced. ' Q u i t e .i nu.'jlHT o/ sludeiits exicci ' to be I'Xrtiipt in all their bliuLet,. GAS EXPLODES Sen- Salem Home Wrected and In- niai^'S Arc Injured. 1 Wien sns exploded in the home of I George Gosnoll on Main street. New iSilera. yosterday about a o'clock, -Mrs. Gosnel] was htiffhtly burned | a.bont the faec and hands. Mr. Gos- 1 n^ll and two childrt-n, a son and j daughter, wlm were sleeeing were | tliro\vn tro:n their beds by the forcÂ« ' of Uio explopion and the building was badly dam.iged. Mr. Cornell and chll- ] rtren escaped i\ jury. i The pxV.osion is Lliougljt to hare been canned by gas w h i i h escaped j from a 'iiaii, JT the street, filtering i through tht? ground into the cellar, i isn.u-d wh-n Mr% Goznell, with a , iiSh'ed candle, -vlarted into thÂ« cÂ«l* 1 iar for supplies for breakfast.