The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 12, 1918 · Page 3
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February 12, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA, PAGE THREE. FOREIGN ENEMIES MORE DANGEROUS THAN SUBMARINES Anported Injects ami Plant Dls. eases C»»se Loss of 1500,. 009 a Year. U MOSTLY IN FOODSTUFFS Ktt-s Nearly -{,000000 STM Sap- U«d With rr*vi»loB»; Importation Sh»»ltl Mop Aaericu V.rowers Able ·*· Fr«»««at* A»y Plants We °ced. It It were announced that 500 food- ladeu ships valued at 41,000,000 each had been sunk by submarines, the people would be appalled^ Especially would that be true at this time ot food ' ^shortage. But, the officials ot the Uni- ''ted States Department ot Agriculture tell us that conservatively estimated 1500,000,000 is the loss caused yearly / to our form, orchard and .forest crops by imported Insects. ,yet -we continue to import plants on which these peats come into tie country- .This loss of $500,000,000 annually -is;mostly food stus, which, would keep an army of nearly 4,000,000 men continually 5 up. pUed with provisions. Tiiese losses are so stupendous and so vital at this .time that further importation of ornamental plants should cease at once,. as a war measure, il {or no other reason. ; According' to a recent report of the ... Federal Horticultural Board of the United States Department of Agrir Jfcultare, 103 insects and 116 plant .-diseases which might prove harmful · T o American plants were detected in .that year on imported plant materials : by Federal and S'tate Inspectors^ These -inspectors admit that.lt is impossible . : to detect all of these insects and dis- ^ eases, and this accounts for the dis- \*c*T*ry*ev'ery year of several new r pefits established here. The valne ot these imported plants seldom exceeds $5,500,000 in any ..one year, yet we are told by certain'im- porters that it would be a great hardship on the country*!! this importation were to be stopped. The facts · show that to continue such importation is "a hardship many times greater. ' and all out of proportion to tie gain. Based on the growth and value of our nursery and floricultural establishments as. recorded by the census of 1910 these establishments are worth today, nearly $90,000,000. ,tt would seem that these nurseries could grow Ibis comparatively 'small amount of material that vre import. Our leading hortic'uturists, agriculturists -* and nurserymen agree that we can prop- igate any plant in this country that we now import. We would keep the- money at home that now goes abroa'd and we would not endanger our native plants by' these foreign pests. The Federal Bureau of Entomology has prepared '· list of 5,000 insects alone not to^'speak of the large number or plqat' diseases, which has not yet been compiled, that would be harmful to our native plants, but which have not yet readied here. Many of thtse are sure to come if we continue to bring in plants which are the natural, carriers of these pesw. ^Ks are already spending; .more n»ri«y yearly,- fighting · imported insects and plant diseases, than the value of all the plants imported and the lass caused by these imported plant enemies is over one hundred times the value of these importation.-,. Other countries have legislated against imported plants but the United States continues to be a dumping ground for these pests. Our system is haphaz- zard; endangers'our resources, and is unjust to the producers of oar food. The Hessian Fly. Alfalfa Weevil, San Jose. Scale. Codling Moth, Citrus Canker. Chestnut Blight! Pine Blister Rust. Gypsy Moth, Brown-Tail Moth and Leopard Moth are only a few of the' well known insects and diseases that are costing the country millions each year. There are scores of grubs, blights, wood and bark bores gnawing away at our resources. There is only way to avoid increasing .this tremendous burden anil that is'the prohibition of importation .of plant materials. A Senate bill now before Congress seeks to do this a"d It should have the support ot ever? j producer and consumer of food stuffs T^Tille it will prohibit the wholesale ·importation of plants it does not prevent ns from obtaining new plants for propagating purposes through the Department of · Agriculture. MUST A RIME Better Than a Mustard Plaster, Kill* AH Pain and Kills It Faster Big Box Only 25c R H E U M A T I S M If you wiU just try Bepy's Muatarlne o»ce for the agonizing paic. th« (maw- Ins:, the twinges and awoilen joints yfHi wllj have no use for planters poultices .liniments or pink tea roomettes o? any Convenient Credit if Desired 2fi Years. Goods held for future delivery Have you ever stopped to consider that it's always a ly if you want to practice irtie economy and at the same And here's why:--Aaron's 'u a reliable, long established organization enjoying an immense buying-power of four large stores which enables them to buy the best at rock-bottom prices from the manufacturers. That's why the Furniture, Rugs, Stoves and Housefurnishings sold at Aaron's the year 'round are always larger values than you can find anywhere else. And that's why the prices at Aaron's are always the lowest possible that can be made on merchandise of this character--of unquestioned quality--the only land that it pays to buy for your home. mighty good idea to participate in an Aaron Sale--especial- time get merchandise of the o highest quality. And now comes this February Sale--with, it's ADDITIONAL .'savings of 10% to 33%. Mind you--savings of 10% to 33% on top of all of these other savings that Aaron customers regularly enjoy--not'based on the prices that other stores would have to ask for the same articles. Consider well the points we have made--then you'll readily see that we cannot urge you too strongly to buy now--now while these remarkable savings are in effect. .,.. ; This $150 Four-Piece Dining Room Suite, William and Mary Design in Jacobean Oak. Sale Price This $52-30 extra large Buffet ; $36.75 This $40.00 extra large China Closet '. S26JSO This $8.50 extra large Extensiou...Tabie $23.50 Beg-nlar J20.0.D Serving Table . S1U.75 Chairs to match can be purchased citra. This suite is indeed very substantially built of the best materials and is a good example'of the valu made possible only through Aaron's four-store buying-power. - · , $75 Kroehler Bed Davno Three-Piece Colonial Library « yj. 75 Suite. February Sale Price **Hr ' Complete with B«i Davenport, Rocker and Chair. Made of genntne quarter sawed oak- The spring construction is of (he beat and is the same as that found in ih* highest prarip upholstered fnrniiure. Made up in rhase leather--the beet imitation leather made. . Come and See This Universal Simplex Combination Range Just a simple twist of the wrist makes the change from coal to gas--and the best part of it all is that you can use lioh fuels at the same time without one interfering with the other. When you want to prepare a meal in a hurry, use the gas.' On the other hand when the gas supply runs low:--simply build a coal fire and proceed with your cooking. That's simply one of the many features of this new Universal Simplex Combination Range. And as far as its baking, cooking and fuel- saving qualities are concerned--we'honestly believe that there never was a better and more economical stove made. v We also carry a large collection oC good coal and gas ranges in all the newest styles and designs. This gives' you the largest variety in Fayette county to. choose from. Kitchen Patriotism It means to save time, steps and work as ·well as food. And if you are anxious to do so, you should arrange your kitchen as more th.an a million other women have done by installing the K I T C H E N C A B I N E T This bi an Actual labor-saving machine--not merely a placo for storugD. It has- 40 labor-saving features. Its scientific arrangement results from thousands of experiments. The most used articles are nearest nt hand. You sii instead of stand--you reach instead' of walk. Come in now and jet us explain to you the many" "Hoosier" features. ,And let us.show you, loo, how the "Hoosier" makes play of kitchen tasks. Prices Go Up March 1st --that's another reason why JOB should come in now. the earlier (lie hettcr. . Here's a Big Value This $15 Porceiiron Enamel Bed .Made frrtm two-inch continuous white enamel tubing with ten large one-inch upright fillers. AH sizes of beds. IB view of the present' high costs in raw materials and labor this bed presents the acme of value-giving, . . . This Outfit--February Sale Price 145 Even at the regular price this ouflt is the largest t value ever offered in Fayette county.' II you are planning to go to housekeeping this Spring be sure to see this outfit. Take advantage of these savings 'now--we'll gladly bold .your selections for future delivery, If you desire. Kvoehler Bed Davenports This $io.OO KroeUIer Bed Davenport--Asi Exceptional Value at. This February Sale Price .,.._ Solid oak frame, covered with black guaranteed - cbase leather. This Davenport makes a ful] size bed · when open and gives you a full sofa by day.. This is a valup you can't afford to miss. Qhiopyle. iirm j c w . All Mr HAeommflc PmJ»n Away." Don't send a boy to do a man's work. f you -ars tortured "with rheumatic talus let good, old powerful Mustartne /a»rt th* pain In 5 minutes. It will jot bltat«r; but oh, tha blessed relief .t t'rlnjrjr . to thousands uf suffer-rs roni n«ural«;la. lumbago. j?out, sore Jiro*t, chest colds, backache. cMU i'laiis. frosted or inflamed feet,' '.Ask or 'Bcpby'!* Mustarine -- the original for the mustard , plaster, u P t u t * * or e m , ja! l pf real, yellow ramitard -- no : :tU«t«.-^A*r - ;:i Feb. 11.--Mr. and Mrs. Dale Johnson bave returned from a short rvisit spent at Uniontotra. Downer Sailor is ill at his home on Commercial^ street. Mrs. Edith Sbumaker and 'daughter of Pittshurg are the guests of rpla- tives near here fora few days. Miss Hazel Monison spent Saturday evening ahonpiDg In Connellsville. Mrs. Gharies "Williams and children of MoKeepport are the guest of friends near here for a few days. Ben Thorpe, Bthrard Conistan, M\ Laraine were among the callers in l,i ConneUsviUe Saturday. -M"iss OHva Cunningham, school teacher of Gates, spent over Saturday and Sunday at her home here. Prank" Rafferty of Uniontown spent Saturday and Sunday greeting friends in Ohiopyle. James Chambers of Meyersdale spent Saturday and Sunday the gnest of Ohiopyte. Miss .Martha Bailey is confined to h e r ' h o m e with an attack of pneumonia. . G. Blair of Uniontown, spent Saturday and Sunday at his home here. Dr. Joimaon, was a Connellsville caller Saturday. Mr. and Mr*. Prank Weity of Commercial street ore the proud parents of a baby boy, born Saturday morning. Mr. Welly Is agent for the Western .Maryland here, theic family now consist of two boys and a girl. '··- UJTCOLX HATED WAR Read the advertisements. PNEUMONIA jl FL-5tcoBiphy«ici«n. Then Impn hot »nt That Ittdn't Pn-Teul Him -Frum CnuhiBg the Rebellion. If he were alive today, he would advise us to bend 'all our energies to winning the present war in order to establish a government "of the people and for the people and by the people." not merely in America but throughout the world. Are you doing.'your share 'by paring a little regularly? If not, the facilities of the First National of ConnelisYiile are at your service. ?1 start,s a savings account. . . Liberal interest ' . ' " . . ' '-Patronize those who advertise. D unbar. Want Ads--1 Cent a Word. Feb. 11.--Mrs. Harry i Graff was shopping: in .ConneKsvilie . Saturday. T. M. Madden, of Pittsburg, was a . business caller here Saturday. , JIlss Anoa'Fain- spent Sunday a l l Revere the guest of relatives. - { Anthony Gilmore was a business caller in Conaellsville Saturday night. Miss Birdie Kelly and Evelyn was shopping Saturday'in CoanellsTille. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Wagner oi Cou- nellsvillo visited Sunday at the'home of the former's parents. Mr. and Mrs. George "Wagner of Railroad, street. =F."T. EVANS 1 :liorH PHONBS

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