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gft .-PAGE EIGHT. DEVELOPOURWATER IPOWHttOSAVECOAL AND OIL RESOURCES i|fc.-tto OMem to Congress By I'-a , pS;._: Secretaries Baker, Lane tin Beta* MÂ»*Â« Vrw tkÂ« Bleetrlc !Â·- ^dvtrr **e rrotoettwi of' Water- te lÂ»Â»r Â·! ft* CÂ«wÂ«tay awl Bignts Â«1 Â·Â»* Capital Â« 5Â«eÂ«Â»ittT. Â·'.'*~'ireÂ«.riiteTj of "War Baker, Secretary (Wf'tke Interior and.Secretary ot Ag- Â·' ; j-jtijaHaiÂ» Houston hare united in a V-jJlan -to Congress to enact more ade- ;';Â«Wkte legislation for the protection ; ami-utffiMlioo of the water-power ot Athe country. In a Joint statement the Â·/:Â«Â«crettrieÂ»' say: "f.rThe.. industrial,.Â·exnuunon . which Â· ;kaÂ« been necessary in order to pro'.Janee the; materials and equipment .^ieisded in the prosecntlon ot the war .-[Â·']** placed ^unprecedented " demands Â·Den the., electric-power industry, to .' tjoek in extent in tact that the output ;feÂ«-'commercial central, Â«tatta9 has ia- '("cmaed inore than 60 per cent'slnce ^19147 "This inereaae has been great- :Â«et in the manufacturing sections of ..;the east/where water-power develpp: BMnt is comparatrfely.limited, and has [Â· icen. ekiefly' in the form of Â· steam- (enerated power, because steam pow. er can bÂ« developed more quickly and . at lees' capital cost than water' power. Â·- This increase' 'in power out out has taken place notwithstanding advances /In'.costs of construction'and of opera. 'Â· "While the form, of bill which has Â·*Â«Â«n presented tor your consideration to: directly concerned with water- yower devetojpment only, an adequate Â·olution of ttaÂ» problem will have a favorable and stabilizing effect upon tiie wlioie power industry. Probably : 'mo considerable ^increase in new '.Â·water-power development 'can be ex- peeled immediately, but legislation is Â·rcentlr needed in order to put exist' init water-power developments, which Â·' ta-vB been made under inadequate law Info a position of security which wil: enable them to make extensions and tojmeet' maturing obligations upon '.favorable terms. - rnere is also need of legisiation in order that .time .may-be given to pre. pare for the ' derelopments that must take place after: the close of the war it the United States Is .to maintain its ; proper place in world trade, or ersn to '.Â·upply its domestic needs. A survey of our water-power resources is needed, particularly with relation to specific districts and specific indns ; tries. The various establishments of the federal government which have had to do with the administration Water power should be. codrdlitatet Â° tbrongh' a single agency, and as far as practieeable all agencies, federal Â·tat*, and private should be brought Into cooperation. It is urgently re. commended that a federal power com mission bÂ« established as prorMed in ; tkÂ« pNfOMd bill and.be stven arapl authority to undertake" thfes work, o ". - yreliiniinary investigations. ^BigMja the need of power develop- BMBt aa men- Is the nesd of increas- JBC UÂ»e propÂ»rtkn of .water pojwr in order to JedÂ»ce. the drain on ovr coal : and petroimm supplies, parUcnlarly the latur. Even if the coal supply Â· i i Â·^lÂ«illnl the redaction in th *wJnÂ»Daii wpon labor and "trÂ»nÂ«porta- ' '. HOB Â·QBv^"t VOVUQ ~ pe sofflcxeo ' lisann lor siHÂ»UUiUag- water power He Â»tÂ«BB wtanwMr pOKiHe. The pe- In th te .we4 for fuel, is being rapidly depleted. eonsÂ«mptioB hae exceeded pro- tuetiam and stocks in storage are faat e1eeÂ»iinTlÂ»r THth the substitution ejf water power'for'steam power . Â»Â»Â»lnl elitlnTii and with the electri of railroads, a Imrga part of i o afltniacm Jor fuel cooM be should Â·not' ccrir in . also the ade- o prtraee Â·capital b L sach reeÂ»miceÂ« an developed. Oi Â·to* War juJuÂ»iteÂ« and other rrunnftc Ttrtnally haw Secretary ot T7ir Bake that they wiE be convened to protec ttttr piopei'ttes. Troops, the ; Mcretarr anAomoca^ cannot be spam tram their war trainlBg "for poiic K !Â«Â· Are HnOig Bantahn; .th*,advertJaeing columns of The ( - Dafljr Can-tar. Tou. will tad them. THJB DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. ,PA- WEDN""iSDAY, MARCH 13. 1915. ^mm,n- When the Children Cough, Rub Mnsterole on Throats - and Chests . Ho tetHnej how soon the nujvtmaa raf drrek( into croup, or worse. Andthm'a Â·hen you're glad yoÂ« have a jarofMu.v! Â·trole at hand to give prompt, sore re-Bet. It does not bliiter. fa tat aid an) a certain remedy, Jlcnteroie is excellent. Thousands ol fMtken know it Yon ahoold keep a ^r in the hone, ready for instant use. It I! tbe remedy for adults, too. Ee- Beree sore throat bronchitis, tonalitij, , ctoopk stiff Beck, asthma, neurxlgta. bead. .- ejcke, coflflBstioiv pleurisy, rhzmatism, sembafo. pain* and aches of back or leiota, sprains, sore muscles, chilblains, \ Cosied fct and colds of the coot (it itsieisi anvtots pneumonia). JOe and Â«fcjarj: hospital Jte$2.5a W^^^iSs. *; ^ B UT War SaTtoga Stamps,--today, tomorrow^ eTery day. EJvery stamp you buy is a shot at tbe 'Kaiser. Every stamp you buy is a step nearer your own fina.ncial independence. Nothing safer or surer. T HB present displays of children's apparel rani well above the showings of past years, and Opening Days -will find them quite in keeping with the displays for 1 men and women. Every mother should give attention. You Are Cordially Invited to Be Present at Our Thursday and'Friday, March 14 and 15--During Which We Offer Double Gold Bond Stamps With Every Purchase Two events in one--Connellsville's premier Spring Style Show and a sweeping merchandise reduction of 8% in the form of DOUBLE GOLD BOND STAMPS. There will be no music, but double stamps will be given Â·with every purchase except of Edison Phonographs and groceries. We believe you will favor this new plan over the old, inasmuch as it means an actual saving. Think what this means to YOU and to our other hundreds of friends, with Easter only two weeks away and entire spring wardrobes yet to be purchased. Our advice to you is buy liberally--Â·while the saving may be-had--while styles are new--while choosing is certainly at its very best. The store will be decorated as an appropriate setting for the beautiful new creations which will be presented. COATS At $15, $19.75, $25 to $79.50 Doable Stamps Save 8 Per Cent. Smart models that express authentically the vÂ«ry bÂ«et Dame Fashion has to offer (or the Spring season 1918. Coats for women, for misses, for juniors, for children-in -varieties of fabrics and colors to please ewery taste. Double Stamps for two days-- boy^oor coat now and make tbe siring. Dress Accessories Spring Neckwear, Handbags, GloTes, Handkerchiefs, Ribbons,-and Gonnelte/ille's largest and most select line of Toilet Preparations-attractively arranged for easy inspection and choosing. It's a wise Â·woman who buys full supplies while double stamps are given. New Styles in , Spring Blouses . Exquisite Blouses which Fashion has crowned supreme for 1918. Beautiful, original styles in crepe de chine and georgette of fine, shimmering quality, and in a complete range of new Spring shades. Cotton Waists in variety of styles and colors that leaves nothing desired. SUITS $19.75, $25, $35 to $69.50 Double Stamps Save 8 Per cent. Plain tailored, semi-tailored and dressy stylos, showing all the new effects in coats. skirts and trimmings. Materials and colors are about equally varied--quite the most distinctive assortment we have ever offered at this time. The Easter Suit should be purchased on Opening Days while Double Gold Bond Stamps are given. DRESSES $13.50, $14.95, $25 to $69.75 Double Stamps Save 8 Per cent. Here in splendid array are all the newer" effects in serge, wool jersey, Foulards, georgette and a host of other popular materials. Models to meet every style and price requirement of the Â·woman and miss in quest f a Spring frock for street and afternoon wear. 'Buy now--get double stamps. nm The accepted modes in Millinery and its many delightful variations of style, trimming, and color, will be specially exhibited Thursday and Friday. The Millinery displays alone would be sufficient to attract hundreds of visitors should no other department in the store participate at all. Huta from many aotnoriUitivr Hoitrc!.s will bu scou, pcrtrayinff most effectively tae true trend o! spring fashions. Tailored Hals, Sports Hotn Dress Hats--Jtsnj of thorn eoptwi of exjionfilre importations--others bj (nmous KeiT lork designers. All ivilh a chnrm anil Iftnntj til] their onn. The prico range is sufficiently wide to permit every wornsvn a suitable choice no matter what she desires to pay. Add to this the attraction of Doable Stamps and it's easy to understand why BO many women will buy hats here Thursday and Friday. Men's Clothing Handsome new Suits and Topcoats, new Hats, 'new Caps, new Shirts and new Shoes--together with any of the small items a man will need for Easter or any time this Spring, specially displayed for Thursday and Friday and sold with double stamps. Floor Coverings Handsome room size Rugs', small rugs just as attractive and many of them matching--New Carpets -New Linoleums--all of sound, dependable quality and attractive in pattern and design. Double stamps,,. equivalent to 8%, is worthy of serious consideration. ,, Silks Wash Goods Woolens Thousands of Yards Shown Double Stamps With AJQ. Beautiful shimmering silks for the Easter wedding gown; delicate silken fabrics for your finer blouses; serviceable silks in gay colored stripes and figures for your 'sports . skirts;--and the handsome black silks so much in demand. Prices moderate in every case--and the extra concession of double stamps with every purchase. .. Featured for First Time On Spring Opening Days. You can judge for yourself when you see them, whether there ever were more beautiful designs in the newest of colorings, all ready for the making. Prices are-as moderate as we. can make them, and many a woman will want to buy a dress or two while Double Stamps are given. . For Suits, Coats, Dresses An Interesting Showing With gowns made upon simple lines, beauty and distinction must conie from the fabric. We had this in miud when choosing our dress goods. No fabric is missing; no color is missing that fashion demands. It is an extensive showing with every wanted quality included. On Opening Days is a sensible and economical time to huv. i!