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PAGE EIGHi 1 . THK DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVUJLiB, PA. MONDAY, MARCH 4, 1918. MEN OF THE TOWNS MUST FURNISH THE FARM LABOR SUPPLY - Tlwy Keed to Get Behind to Provide a Force to Raise Crops. MANY ARE EXPERIENCED -1»~ F»nu lYork »»d Should Apply Ihetr Knowledge ana Ability to Help Supply Food, tke Most Tl(»l TTar Je*4; Skomid Start Early. interested In a cablegram received at the national headquarters of th« national headquarters of trie American Red Cross from Major James H. Perkins, American Red -Cross commissioner to Europe, which says: "Every American soldier now entering the trenches carries an American Red Cross comfort kit containing ttnvel, shirt, ·writing paper, pencil, soap, handkerchiefs, socks, mirror, and tobacco. The number of kits can not "be stated but the fact that every soldier has one means that the -work i done by American -women is a big comfort to the soldiers now on the firing lino. This fact should .be a solace to the. American women who have made them as -well as to the soldiers. More kits wanted with socks and tobacco." y !' .Just for the moment, suppose ice strip the fajm-labor problem o£ every patriotic consideration and merely to emphasize a "point look at it, indi- Yltfually and as cities, from an absolutely elfish standpoint, -writes Cl;ir- ·nce DuBoss ot the United States Ic- jxartaient of Agriculture. We knorr tl» -world need of food, ' brought about by the war. It is ua- v necessary to recapitulate that situation. And the farmers are planting ana wiir plant the necessary acreage increwes of food crops. But these crops jnust be cultivated and harvested, and many thousands ot farm laborers -are required for that work. There Is a shortage of farm lalor. The factors causing that condition are also'understood; cessation for three years o2 th« European " immigration _ which'"formerly gave us an armr of 'new~l«bof~eicb.~ year, the attraction to thousands o£ txna workers ot higher wages in munitions plants and other war Industries, and the response o£ farm workers to th« call of the colors. But, notwithstanding the shortage of farm labor, the nation contains an i abundant supply of man power o f ! firm experience and adaptability. It is a question of gettmg that potential farm labor applied to the farms when and iKfcere'tbe need is greatest. The farm-labor problem is difficult --one of th« most difficult ot our \rar- igrtcultural problems--and yet there is a remedy at hand, a measure possible in every section and one .that will solve the local problem in most sections. It is simple enough if you will do it. You can solve it--700, member oi half a dozen boards of directors or president of the civic league or leading spirit in the chamberof commerce. You, who persisted in any new local project until the dream was realized, or organized the movement" that cleaned un your city politically or otherwise, or put over a bond issue for city improvements, or headed the Red Cross'orTJberty Loan campaign. You are a man nrho does things. You can do much in serving the farm labor problem. You will do it for patriotic reasons entirely, oecause you know v/e can't win the war without food. But also, it is to your individual personal interest to do it--for to the extent your section doesn't produce its food thds year, to Just that extent your .--ectoa may be siort of food to tat. In most American towns, one-fourth of the men have had some farm ex- perienc--were raised on farms and have worked* more or less on farms. Then they moved to town and engaged m other activities. Every one of these Jafin- who is not engaged in a work that contributed to war winning should arrange to apply his. aKrlcul- tural experience and ability in a way that will help supply a vital' war need--food.- In very few communities will the local labor shortage be in excess ot the number of town re*idents of farm training who can go to work on the farms in that section and save the crops if necessary. And they will do it if their employers--the business men erf the town and cities, tho hustlers, the lire wires, the men who put Uuir shoulders to tbe wheel in that tows and put things over, wether it was building a styscraiier or boosting the oaseball team--if these business men win organize to that end. It may be necesary, as was done in some places last year, to close busi- nos houses or allow most of the employees to lay off, during the harvest rush. That would be a temporary inconvenience to the business man, to be sure--but it is much better than, having the Hun close his establishment--and loot it Poll your employees now, get your chamber ol commerce to take notion, see that all the employers of your city get busy; arrange to clvc leaves of absence to yonr employees who have had farm^experince, so they may help produce the Jood needed to Insure victory. Get in communication with the county demonstration agent of your county, -with the'local office of the United States Department of Labor If there is one in year city, or write the United States Department of Agriculture or your state" agricultural college or tbe farm'help specialist of th* Department of Agriculture in your state. ·jTMt' remember that every man ot farm experience, not now engaged in war'work, can help produce the food that will win the war. So arrange It that your employes will have that privilege. NEW BACK YARD GARDEN BULLETIN READY FOR STUDY BY GARDENERS Publication oir Bendy for Free Bis- tribMtton by Department of Agriculture, Washington. "WASHINGTON, D. C., March 4.--To instruct and guide the city dweller in matins his back yeard produce vegetable food, the Unite* States'Depart- ment of Agriculture has made ready for free distribution Farmers' Bulletin 936, "The City and Suburban Vegetable Garden." Tbe home garden movement at last year resulted, according to estimates cited by the Secretary of Agriculture, m the planting of from 200, to SO* per cent more gardens than ever before had produced food. .Need for more food this year is expected to result in an even greater number of gardens. The new bulletin is designed to aid the amateur as well as the experienced gardener. Among the topics treated are: Importance of city gardens, types of gardening, cost and value of crops from horn* gardens, labor and expense required to make home gardens, location and soil, slxe of the garden, arrangement of the garden, fences and windbreaks, succession of crops, rotation, seed*, plants, hot beds and cojd frames, fertilzing the garden, liming, preparing the soil, planting setting plants cultivation, irrigation, control of insects and disease, saving surplus vegetables, directions for growing vegetable crops. The department also has issued new hnlletins dealing particularly with farm gardening In the northern and western states and in the southern states. Another bulletin available for distribution Is No. S56, "Control of Diseases and Insect Enemies of the Home Vegetable Garden." OUR BOYS IN FRANCE f Tho men on the firing line represent iho pick of our American youth. One in four of our boys at homo -was tack, ro- jeated because of physical dcflrioncy. Manv times the kidneys were to blame, If'-we Triali to prevent old age coming j on too soon, or if ^o want to increase \ our chances for a long h£o, Ihr. Pierce of tbo Surgical Institute, Buffalo, N. Y., saya thai you should drink plenty of Trater daily" between meals. Then procure at; your nearest drug (double strength) This the uric acid out and cere If wo -wish to keep our store Anuric Anuiic drives bacfcacne ndneys in tho lilk and vegc- { UeuL Edvard W. Inon is the principal organixer of the United Service club, "wbJch plans to establish braach- cs Jn the United States and abroad for officers in. the army, HTT and mariae corps. The parent organization 'm Washington began -with 91 charter members and a large applicatioa list, It has leased luindsom* quarters. bost condition, a diet of tables, with* only little me t once a day, | is tho most suitable. Brink plenty of j jmro water, total Anunc thiee tansf) a day for a month. irst I had grip, then pneumoma, tiicn kidney and bladder trouble. K.dney excretion Tvas high colored. I got sick on November 12th and Jaid up till February 18th, when I began, to use tho Ammc Tablets. I told my doctor, and ho aald, 'That a all right, keep on -with them'; so J did I am now perfectly ·well and work hard."--"Wir. D SNYDEB, Box 391, RmLrcuuI and Market Sts. Clanou, Pa,--' * I have been suffering for years from disordered kidneys, backache and headache. I doctored with several doctors anil tried Ecrcral other medicines, but with no a\ail. I at last began taking' Dr. force's Annna Tablets and . they have curod me of my backache and j headache, and I have better health now , than I hivre had for 21 years. I am able to do irey work, go to church, and do ii lot of walking. I have a splendid appo- rtts and ale«p woH and feel good m tho morning."--Mas, CLAA E, IT SUM COKE PRICE BOOSTED Sections ol TTesi Ylnrlnia and Indiana Connty This St»te Pirrorcd. The Fuel Administration has announced advances in the price of selected foundry coke manufactured in Indiana county, from wasfaed coal taken exclusively from the lower bench of coal of the Upper Freeport se»m is placed at ?S if the ash exceeds 10 per cent or tire, sulphur exceeds 9 per cent, and ?8.50 ,C the ash is less than 10 par cent and the sulphur is less than 9 per cent The former price was $7. The price of coke made in Preston county, Tfest Virginia, on. toe Baltimore Ohio Railroad, between Tunnelton and Grafton, and at Merideii, Harbour county, were fixed at ?6.7S for ^^ blast furnace coke and $7-75 for se- j seems 9 as'if it would split, just rub a lected 72-liour foundry coke, tho old I httle Musterole on^ your temples and prices were K and 57. respectively. ! neck. It draws out the inflammation, In the Pocaoontas district of -West | soothes away the pain, usually giving Virginia the -maximum was placed at i 1°,^^ fa a dem . wK ts ointment, made with oil of mustard. Better than a mustard plaster and does not blister. Many doctors and nurses frankly recommend Musterole for sore throat, bronchitis, croup, stiff neck, asthma, neural- Use Soothing Musterole When those sharp pains go shooting through your head, when yoor skull ?8. The former prices were $6 for furnace coke and ?T tor the foundry grade. BLISS Perryopolis. PBRRYOPOIS, March 2.---Mr. and Mrs. Howard Adams spent a few days with friends in PiUsburs last week. Mrs. Lela Carr has returned to Piuaburg after spending the winter at Daytona, Fla. She will visit relatives aere later. John Riley and family have moved to Connellsville. The Junior Endeavor society of the Christian church met at the home of Russell Blair. An Interesting program was rendered and a dainty luncheon was served at close of the meeting. FERRYOPOLIS, March 2.--Mrs. W. L. Armstrong entertained several guests at a dinner Thursday. Mrs. Pleasant Hall was called to Grindstone Friday by the illness of her sister. "Word has been received here that Mr. and Mrs. Brill of Akron, Ohio, buried a son a Jew days ago. Mrs. Brill was formerly Miss Grace Hiien- baugh of this place. The funeral of Mrs. Louise Martin was held Friday afternoon at the Christian church and wa« attended by many friends of tie community. H. H. Slocnm, Rev. C. G. Hnffer, B. S. Luce and W. H. Martin attended the patriotic meeting held in Banning school house Friday evening. A similar meeting will be held at Star Junction Friday evening, March 8. The new house of A. E. Hixenbangh at the edge of town is Hearing completion. Martin Sesnok is home from Camp Lee on a furlough. N A T I V E H E R B TABLETS Rccoffnized for for thirty s^ars as t h e only standard herb remedy for COSSTIPATiOX Disordered Stomach, Biliousness. In- dlpostlon. Sick Headache; a famous Kidney and Xiyer Regulator, Guaranteed to clve Katlsfoction or money refunded. Price 51 00 per bot of 200 ULblct«. G«t the genuine Every tablet Bt.imvfd with thl* trade mark Sold by A. A. Clarke and loc-.il amenta everywhere. , , pa, congestion, pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and aches of the back or oints, sprains, sore muscles, braites, chilblains, frosted feet -- colds of the chest (it often prevents pneumonia). It is always dependable, 30c and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50. Of AH Kinds PRINTING not the cheap kind but the good kind done here. COQOOCKXXXXXIOOCOuOOCOOOOOC WFAR Horner ' s i TTEAiV Clothings OOOOCOOOCXXXJOOOOCXX3OOOOOCX} J. B. KURTZ, | NOTARY PUBUC J, AMD REAL ESTATE. V No. * Bouth Mudov L»n«. p Cann*U«vl!l Pj. 6 coocoooooococooooocxxioorjcxi Confluence. RED CROSS KITS Are Carri*4 by Every Soldier Enter- iag the Trenches In Trance. ~ Every American woman who has helped to pack a Red Cross comfort i!t for oar boys ''cvrer there" will be For Bunting Eczema COMFLUENCE, 3farch 4.-- H.' ii. Datesman has returned Irom a business visit to Philadelphia. Mrs. Fred Koontz is" improving nicely from a recent severe operation at Frantz hospital. C. B. YeagJey has received by ei- pres about 3,560 pounds of booth and other equipment for his new moving picture building. · Mrs. Howard MeCiintock and daughter. Nannie ha-ve returned from a visit -with friends at Connellsvile. Floyd FrAzee-aon of Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Frazee js visions friends la Con- IcUsville at .present Nelson Wright of Addison, was here S-iurday on his fray home from a business visit, Somerset. Pa. Misses Erjna Flanigan and, Gertrude-Bold are visiting friends in Con- OPENING The WiLIard Storage Batcery Service Station, conducted by the Carroll Battery Company, -will open their new station at 115 N. First street, West Side, on Monday, March 4. All makes of batteries repaired and recharged by a factory trained battery man. Carroll Battery Company 115 S". FIRST STKEET, WEST SIDE. William Steele went to Ptttsburg Saturday to visit friends. "W. R. Jones of the "West Side, was business visitor to ConneUsYffle Saturday. Greasy salves and ointments should not be applied if good clear skin la wanted. From any drugsst for 35c, or $1.00 for extra large size, get a bottle of zemo. VTbtn applied as directed it effectively Ttmoves crsrma, qmcldy stops itching: and heals skin trouble*, ilso sores, burns, voondxand t-haSm It penetrates, cleanses andaoothes. Zemo is a clean, dependable and inexpensive, "penetrating, antorptic liquid. Try it, as we believe nothing jou feave evernsed is as effective and satisfying The E. W.Rose CoTM CereLuKUO. NO COAL HOARDING IVill Be Permitted by Contumern in FroYiUinf f»r Their Seeds. The Fuel Administration has announced that consumers of coal in prortdlng durlcs the spring and summer for next winter's supply will be strictly limited to their needs. Local administrators will be instructed to see tfcat tnere is no hoarding. Consumers are adrised to begin as early as April 1 to lay in their neit irinter's supplies. If the advice is followed officials believe there Trill be no marked coal car congestion on the railroads next winter and that ao coal shortage will occur. PARAMOUNT JHE ATRE TODAY MBTHO PJIESBNTS VIOIA DANA IN "THE WINDING TRAIL' A MBTHO SCREEN ROMANCE IN S ACTS. "A SAXITA'RnJX SCANDAL" KEYSTONE COMEDY ALSO PITTSBURGH PEESS 'WIIBKI.Y TOMOKBOW GOLDWTN PRODUCTION IN 8 ACTS. "THE AUCTION BLOCK" e U. S. Food Administration Says Use Corn and Save Wheat Ask for and Get Gold Bond Stamps With Every Purchase. Even the Babies Wear Dresses of New York Style Exquisitely dafnty are those Mttlo fvocka but recently rocc'vcd. Some arc plainly tailored In linen and pique. Certain whorl-whistcd styles in voile arc in wbito and dainty colors. And yet a third assortment are in dainty voiles Mrith delicate lace and embroidery trimmings. The size range U 1 to 6 years The price range is $1.25 to ?f 00. And Coats of New York Style The pretticKt little nfylcR imaginable in scree and cashmero and crepe de chine and silk pcrp'fn and white plquf. Somo have the daintiest of hand embroidered trimmings--and there are delicate blues and pinks in addition to white. All Macs 1 to G years. Those In whHe pique arc ?3.95. The otir-rs range $3.50 to $12.50. And Bonnets of New York Style, Bonnets and bonnet hats in the moiit aLtracttve assortments u c have ever shown. Some are In hand embroldf red Piqui- and some are in fine Organdy trimmed with ribbons, ro:,«buda and medallions Prices $1*25 tw $5.00. 150 Umbrellas at $1.25 150 Women's Umbrellas covered with a good gade of American Taffeta. They are made over sturdy frames and some have cases. Mission and natural wood handles--some finished with silk loops. Worth, considerably more than $1.25. A Proper Veil Lends Distinction Some of these new made- up veils have scroll borders while others are in diamond or square mesh The color range includes taupe, brown, black, navy, blue and wisteria. Prices $1.25 to $3.50 each. By the Yard Black, brown and taupe veiling in plain meshes with, dots and various good borders at 25c to $1.00 the yard. To Soothe Winter Complexions Cucumber Cold Cream in jars is soothing after a battle with. March wind and Fayette coal dust. The jar tops screw on tightly and keep the cream fresh and fragrant. Three sizes,--at 35c 50c and 65c a jar. In bottles there are many other healing and soothing creams and lotions--all moderately priced. A Pleasing Stock of Talcs and Toilet Water These Voiles Must Be Friends With the Rainbow So colorful are they in the beauty of their fresh newness. Plaids, stripes, plain colors and odd patterns seem to gain something new and prettier each year. A good variety of these at 25c to $1 2o the yard. and-- --3G incli Silk and Cotton Geor- geue, printed, navy backgrounds with bluo-aiid-gold and blue-and- wbite, at $1.0(1 (he jarrt. -- 10 inch Fancy A. B. C. Silk, Persian paucrnb, af $l.."iO (he yard. --30 inch Cotton Serpentine Grope, various pattPrns and colors suitable for k.monos,--excellent i;ilne at iiDc the yard. Inexpensive New Waists The "Wirthmor" at $1.00 --P!a:n voiles with plaid gingham collars and cuffb and gingham piping:. --Striped Dhnitips with bis collar and crochet buUotns. --Pleated Voiles with convertible tailored collar. --Doited Swiss wHb embroidered collar. The "Welworth" at $2.00 --Plain \oile vritli hemstitching and lucks. Lace trimmed cuffs and lact trnnmtd convertible collar. --White Tub Silk iMtli lace trimmed collars and cuffs. --Striped Seco Silk with white satin collars and culls. Choice of 3 colors Big 150 .Vlatinee Daily at 2:30. Evening Shows at 7:30 and. 9:15. Clean, Progressive Amusement for the Whole Family. T'E VI'UMCNG. FLO MORRIS Pi enuer B'jck Dancer Till: DAXCIXG MELV1NS JACK LA MONT v Comedian l:VELYNE PATTILLO The Big Girl with the Big Voice LEE RITCHEY The Man with the Personality TODAY A5D TOMOBKOW-- THE JOHNNY JONES CO. Presents the Military Travesty "Stranded on the Border" On the Screen--BILL11C BURKE m the next to tie last chapter Gloria's Jloma^ce," Scottdale THEATRE Thursday Nigbt, larch 7 Event of the Soason. HOW FOR SOME FUHI, The WhlrtyGlrli« Show ORPHEUM THEATRE · TODAY HAZEL CARUS, Wai C.BIwm. HkMlnii.lt Jesse L. Lasky Presents JACK PICKFORD IN "TOM SA WYES' 1 No mutter hOTV old you are, or how young you are, you ought to see Mart Twain's Idol of the good old tod days. "SHADOWS OF HER PEST," a Sunshine Comedy. --T 0 M 0 B B 0 W-- ·wra. s. HART ix "TIIE C.tPTJTE GOD" Like a (51ft, n Tlicse I'rlcctii 50c, 75c and $1 Scati Now mi Halo at 1U\ Uflioe SOISSO Today's the Pay to Sec the Biggest Success of the Season PorTt Miss It. --COMING TET»-ESD.iT-- Bculnh Poynter's Success SS BicG »t Hi* u r f M ar r *u) win net siH K-HPTM in i t« 5 . Pnrt*t PMt it liMirnl -- l'rlP« ft. ni S del He* fits, THE EVANS CHEMICAL CO., CINCINNATI. O. HAVE YOXJE PRINTING DONE AT THIS OFFICE. C CXIOCCOQOOOOOQOQOOOCOOOOQOO Try Our Classified Ads. It's Money Well invested

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