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February 22, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 10

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PAGE TEN. : TH.1D "DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVJLLE, PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1918. A BIG INCREASE IN ACCIDENTS ON THE fRAMOADS IN 1917 Tot»l on Ste«n Boads of State 1,300, With a Total of 11,908 Injured. GRAND TOTAL WAS 12,479 DAtXTT FJ^OCK THAT HAS POCKETS LIKE CUPS. CroMrngs Clilia Many Victims; Otterj CMgbt tj- Dteregrdlng.Safe- gwrdi; Smmlitr of Tresspassers Hwrt or Killed SlitrUlr Seduced. · Tbc djnaioation of grade crossings j And the use- of additional safeguards j '·»t rtilroadft ha.v« . not cut down the [ · aimebr of accidents ,on the steam rail- ! . roads or the street railways, as the : · report- of John P. Dohoney, chief o f ! the Bureau of Accident^ of the Public I Serriee ComimsEion shows. ! 1 :': Itaring the 'year ending December j . 31 .but 12,479 accidents oocured on the j »te»m railroads of Pennsylvania. ; There -were 1500 persons killed on Ue, . railroads and-11,903 Injured, while on the street railways 235 persons were killed and 3490 injured. , : .-As compared with 1916, the steam · nulzoad figures show an increase of SIS in-accidents, of,"26 in killed and ot 353 in injured. Hie list of fatalities includes SOI employes, 40 passengers, 634 trwpuuer3and.lT9 travelers over gr*de cro'sainjd. At the jrade croesiwH fa 1917, 609 accidents oecured, or 154 more than taring th« previous year. 'While the stattstits"show' there was a decrease of 16 in the number Wiled at- these crossings, there was nn increase ot 120 in the number injured. [ Then ' -were 32fr automobiles. 159 V ···sons and. 130 peder.trains struck, j with the result that 7- of-the occu- jpairts" of the automobiles were killed and 303 injured; 30 occupants of wag- m were killed and 100 injured, and : T7 pedestrians were Killed and 56 in- Pockets that looX t great deal like cups are the feature of this unusually simple dresa of tan gaberdine, with, piping of iblack satin in the collar and cuffs and- the facing of the inside of the pockets. The straight buttoned effect down the front makes this frock most dainty and wins the approval of all good dresaere. "Thirty-nine per cent'of the grade- tTOSsing acicdests occurred at crossings which hare some form of protection. '. In .the matter of pedestrians struck at crossings protected iy gates. »1. per cent.of the kiUed and injured 'erswled Tinder the ga?es. The percentage ot those, who -disregarded the safeguards is the highest inown. There -wa» an increase ot 108 in the number of employes kilted and of 204 in the number injured on the steam railroads. In the number ot trespassers killed and injured there was a decrease of 88. and ,131, respectively, j«t,tnis element -furnished 41 per cent of the total railroad fatalities. On the street railways there were 3,804 accidents, an increase o£ 24. The fatalities included eleven employes and 43 passengers, a decrease of four and an increases! eight respectively. COKE CAR RATING TO BE BASED ON CAPACITY, NOT NUMBER OF OVENS PEED SHIPBUILDING WEL HELP COAL SUPPLY, SAYSDOaORGARFLELD Seeded W Carry Freight Away - fnm Seaboard Termlnili and Bellere the BaQroads. ;. speed "itt ship bnildinr as a. "of belping' Uie coal situation TueT Administrator Galfield has issued tb»I*Uowinj : statement: "Ships cazx not move without coal, . neither can co«l move vrithout ships. TT« must : hardship* to carry freight KWXT from the seaboard terminals or eosliwUl be tangled up again as it ·wa* .three weeks .ago-- tangled- up with outbound freight and unable to reach th»- ships, iraltins for fuel to «n*bl*"ihem to carry oUt;cargoes from th» congested tracks. , "Wltfc plenty of ships to fceep the terminals clear we shall be able to move coml to the places, where it is most needed and W elial! have coal enough to move. ~ In fnct, the faster we move it the 'faster we can produce it. for the mines load directly from ' tipple to. car and. when there are no cars they halt their, output, for bitu- : i»lno03 coal can.not.be stored at the nines. Every man,, woman, and child i».the United States ha/ bad at least a touch of war hardship through the i*terruption of the coal supply. "We all know cow that more hard. shi» Will recur unless wo remedy the : fundamental' conditions. That means that we are all interested in building ships. Do everything you can to speed shipbuilding for your own comfort, for yoar own safety, for the- honor of the United States, to: enable trJs; country to bear its share of the burden of the w»r." · - ; · - · · · Railroads' Preparing Tariffs to Salt Beconuaendatioi of W»r Committee of the . ConiellHTille Operators Indications, and the progress of events, point very clearly to a-change In the., car rating system for coke i plants. The railroads serving the | Connellsville region are understood to J be engaged in preparing tariffs with a i view 10 changing the rating system in 'accordance with the recommendation i made some weeks ago by the war com- i msttee uf the coke opera-tors. This recommendation was that the car rating of coke plants-he-based on the number at ovens available for service and the actual producing capacity ot the mines serving h-c'a ovens, instead of on the number ot ovens actually, or nominally, in blast, as has long been the rule. Acting upon .this suggestion the railroads have taken the initial steps which will be followed by filing the new tariffs with the Interstate Commerce Commission. If approved by that body the tariffs will probably be made immediately effective, in which case ; a comparatively short time should elapse .until the old order of car distribution will he done away wit!£ ·'······.'." " ," The delects of the present system, .which;have long-been recognized, have become ail, the more^noUceable since the stress of the past -yearhas created wholly .new conditions in.the region. Theses defects were very, .clearly pointed but by 'an: experienced, operator in The Courier.'.'some ."..Treeks ". ago and nitlibut-'exception thi: trade: agrees with him.'that- the"..Sew. system "is simply applying common sense' to the business o£ distributing cars." : " CREAM FOR CATARRH OPEKfrUP NOSTRILS Tefli Bow To Get! Quick Relief- from Head-Colds. If. S»4eadldl In one'ininute your- clogged nostrils will'open; the-air passages of your head.will clear.and you.breathe freely. No 'more .hawking, snuffling, 'blowing, headache, dryness. No strug- 'gling for breath at".night;-your cold or catarrh will.be gone. Get a small bottle of Ely's Cream ( Balm from your druggist now. Ap- ply.a little.cream ot this, fragrant, antiseptic.- healing, cream .in", your- nos-' triis.-.;.:lt penetrates^through every air passage .of:the-heaii, soothes,the inflamed or'3wollen:'.mucons.membrane and; relief comes Instantly.. . ' It's just fine;:-Don't .stay stuffed-up -with a cold-or nasty .catarrh-jaelief comss'so .Prittotown. PEITTSTOWN, Feb. 22.--'Mrs. "ST.. f. Overly of Greensburg visited her parent*. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rough a- lew days this. .week. . -Mr. and Mrs. Joseph . Pritts and J? fainlly of Uniontown-wre here over . Smiday with their mother, Mrs. Nancy Pritts. ·.. Mr. and Mrs. Frank.Jones and son s ,6f CbnneUsville, O. C. Jarrett and Miss Dkkers» Run. auss Anianda Beatty-a^a'son' . arc , DICKERSON RBN^Feb. SI.--Word was 'received'here'last evening ot the arrival of "a'"%B*r-10' pound baby boy at - .th'e . home _ of;. Mr.,' and; Mrs: .Roy. Riser at' Dunbar iSlrnitce. Mr. 'Riser was a former'resident of. this place and is now employed as an engineer by tie Dunbar Furnace company. . Mrs. "W. J.'McCormick, Mrs. C. B. Harper, Mrs. Harry: Snyder and Mrs. , - . . . . . . . , ,, H. L. Addis were shopping .and call- · Nannie Jones of Scottflale were Sunon 'cbnnellsvine friends yesterday guests- of their mother, Mrs. Mary I da ^ ' . , · IZ Jones of Cherry Lane Farm. jlr. and Mrs. David WrighV ana son i "'tJjJL,. , fpw .j,TM .were'in Mount Pleasant Sunday with ^f^ward Priu at the family of their daughter , Mrs. Vernon Washaba'ugh anj other relatives. . ' · ' " ' Harvey Younkin of Connellsville is here this week with friends. Painter Grassland of Murphy Sid'. Ing was here Monday on business. Miss Hattie Freed spent Sunday in : : Vanderbilt with the "family of her : friends, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Goes. · -Charlotta. -Milligan, daughter of Mr. nod-Mrs. John JWligan, was admitted to tho Mount Pleasant 'hosp':: ·, u^j-' lor an: operation for appendicitis. -"» ; -rfargaret and-Mildred French spent Jn Scottdale wiih friends. Buy in . Connellsville Washington's Birthday Friday, February 22, 1918 In UI:B year of 191S, we should pay a greater honor to this revered man wbo made It possible for us to reach out our helping bands to those patriots across the sea who years age helped us. Let every citizen pause a moroent In honor to the man and is-bat he accomplished. Let every Ubcrty-loviug American ftreathe a prayer of thanks and appreciation for this great, noble man who made our country a Land of the Free, and the Home of the Brave. Patriotic Concert on the NEW EDISON Friday Afternoon from 2 till 5 In honor of this event .we have planned an Edison Concert for Friday afternoon from 2 till S. A program of patriotic .atra (both old and new) will be given and we hope many of our friends Trtn find It convenient to spend a pleasant hour or so In the enjoyment of this highest f a r m ' o f musical reproduction. Program Save Gold Bond Stamps · New Dress Goods For Every Purpose _There a.-e goods of standard characters-novelties, plain coi.ws,--cloths for suits, coals and dresses--materials for children's dresses--so many ire ca;iaot here enumerate them all. Prices moderate. New Floor Coverings Anticipate Your Needs Women who like' to have their new floor coverings selected and ready for use before Spring housecleaning time will find we have anticipated their needs. Linoleums, Rugs arid Carpets in new color effects and standard qualities have been added to our stocks of unusual floor coverings, malting a complete and altogether desirable collection to choose from at prices that guarantee full value. Wright-SIetzIer Service in making and laying Carpets and Rugs is the standard »y which others are judg9d. It's free. --No, 20290--"American War Song"--Brass Quartet. --No. 5M51--"I May Be Gone For A I-ong. Jxng Time"--Bv Shan-, non Quartet. --No. 50422--"Battle ot ths Mume"-- Br N. Y. Military Band. --No. B0151--"Under the Double Eacle"--March (Band) --No. 50343--"There's A Long, I.ong Trail"--By Gobrgo W. Ballard. --No. 50435--"Uncle :;am Mcd- lr,v"_Natlonal Giiartl Fite and Drum Corps. --No. 50444--"Bond Me Away With a Sjnllfi"--£y Arthur Fields. --No, 50-J10--"New Colonial March"--By New York Military Band. Dressing Little Daughter Age Two to Six Years ·--Or her older sister of six to 14 years is a problem easily solved in the Children's Section where there is a pretty array of simple, smart little dresses, reasonably priced. --No. 83D71--"Star , S Banner"--By Anna Ca*e. The First Step in Building a Wardrobe is a Proper Corset And now is the very best time to make this step. At present we have a very complete stock of all sizes in the various proper models and the very best fitting service is possible. And we've found them the best Corsets you can. buy at 51.00 and upward. Also Ready--the most attractive and complete showing of Brassieres in the history oJ our Corset Department. Plain While Fabrics Bought Cheapest by the Bolt --35 inch Longcloths at ISc, 20c, 22c, 2S5c, 30c and 35c yard. Bolts of 12 yards at $2.00, $2.25, $2.50, $2.85, $3.50 and $4.00. --36 inch Nainsooks at 20c, 22c, 25c, 30c and 40c the yard. Bolts of 12 yards at $2.25, $2.50, $2.85, $3.50 and $4.65 the bolt. .New Curtain Materials and New Overdraperies for Spring 1918 --36 inch and 38 inch Fancy Marquisettes, some with borders and some without. In bars, blocks, stripes, lace effects and figures. Prices are 45c, 50c to 65c a yard. ·--36, 40 and 45 inch Plain Marquisettes in ivory and cream at 25c to 50c a yard. --36 and 40 inch Bordered Marquisettes, to sell at 25c to 50c a yard. --36 inch White Scrims, bordered and with plain or barred centers, special at -Oc yard. --36 and 40 inch Cream Color Scotch Madras at 35c to 50c a yard. --40 inch Scotch Madras with colored flora) designs at 50c the yard. --Narrow lace edgings, almost any kind you need, at 3c to 25c a yard. First Showing New Spring Skirts Silk and Woo!--$5.95 to $19.75 --In. serge, poplin and other suitable woolen materials are smart new models in navy, grey, tan, copen, brown and black. Fancy 'plaids and stripes predominate. 1 The price range is $5.95 $19.75. to --The clianning new silk models in silk poplin and taffeta come in plain black, navy and Roman stripes. A pretty collection. The price range $15.00.; is $6.50 to Women's Spring Frdcks in the New Modes for Street and Afternoon Wear These are the very dresses women -want for choosing now, to start the season aright. As they are presented here in all the freshness and beauty of new displays, they show the dominant style features. Details! Materials are taffeta, crepe-de-chine, foulards, serge, georgette, stripe ta£fe*a, and - delightful combinations of Bcrge-with-silk and silk-with- silk. Shown in nary, grey, taupe brown, infantry blue, white, green, rose and black. Coat effects, tunic effects, tiered effects, and some with pretty overdapes. Prices are $13.50 to 549,75, One Extra Special Lot Ladies" and Misses' Values to $17.50 Your Choice For 14.95 the'advertisements: George ^TijpkeV, H. C.'Cable-and James Beatty were transacting business at Unipritown "Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. 'William Ramseyr Mr. and- .Mrs. Percy Edwards of -Dawson Avere shopping in Pittsburg Wednesday, T. M. Blackison has returned to his home at Mercer county after spending a week here visiting relatives and friends. ' . . · . A. C. Keffer, X C. Sherrard, "W; A! Cosgro've and William.Harbaugh were Connellsville business callers yesterday - r ; . · . - . · · ; ITkei Ton ItuI Anjtkln s j Advertise In our Clawifled Colnmn. OVER 80 YEARS BUT IS RUGGED Mr*. Bobbins Looks and Talks Like Woman 2O ' Tears Younger. Mrs. Isaa c Robbins, of . River St., Carbondale, Pa., woman over 80 years old, said recently: "I suffered'dreadfully .with rheumatism. 'Last-winter I had a-very severe case of grip which simply aggravated my rheumatism. My hands and arras were swollen-terribly and- 1 they were, oh!-so sore. I never though I would be any. better. . . . . ~ "I .read. about.-the good that Tanlac i had been doing for others 1 and .1 got a ibotUe. '; . . . "Tanlac.'has removed every bit of pain and I'do not have a bit of rheumatism now. My appetite is good and' since the pain stopped I sleep like a child. The swelMng.has.-gone too. My arms are npw_ like they should be and. I feel, as'young-as ever I did. .'·"I recommend Tanlac because-it did me . so. much-. good. that, perhaps, it will help- others like it did me. I am willing ip talk with any poor sufferer that cares to know morc-aibout it before trying it. .1 think, it wonderful." The famous Tanlac is now soldjiere by The Connellsville Drug.Co. : . j Tardac can also'be secured in." Don-'·', bar at D. C. Eason's Drug- Stbre.^-adv;' Advertise your wants in Daily Courier. West Side Department Store Smutz Building, "The Neighborhood Store." West Crawford Ave. at Sixth, St., Consellsville. Our Opening'Day Sale last Saturday was a great success, and we take this means of thanking the large number -who came, and who "bought so generously. We invite you to "Come Again." . We want you. all to know that your money will go farther here, and buy more than anywhere else. Our expenses are small, and we are satisfied with a small profit. The West. Side Department Store is a neighborhood store, and we want you to'make it your store, where you can buy what you want, small or large, £or any member of the family, and where you are', safe in sending your children to shop if you can't come yourself. While we aim to give you good value at all times, it is our intention each end of the week, to give you extra value on a few articles. These Specials we will make as interesting to you as we possibly can. Watch for these specials each week. They will save ; you money. ' · Special No. 1 'in Men's and Young Men's Suits, the- newest styles for this season, in dark blue and black serges, also mixtures. Special for Friday and Saturday, up to $25.00 d»-| O -Art values for . «piO.UU Special No. 2 Early Spring models in Suits, in tailored and dressy suits, in tie newest creations of this-season's "wear, and all the latest shades. 'Special for Fridav and or^-_-i_- $i8.oo Special No. 3 The Spring notes in Ladies' Coats will be shown in all the new- Spring shades--black, navy aad s.l\ high colors. Special for Friday and 0 T!^ $15.00 THESE SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FLIMT'S AST) STORAGE. Motor Truck Service To All Parts of Region, COAL FOR SALE BOTH PHONES. FOR WEAK LONBS SO cents a box, IndacKng war tax ""! drn=»!*I ecr. i'tiidtlphia WE A B WEAK Homer's oooccooccoaoccxaooocoooocxia Want Ads. Ic a Word. |

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