The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on April 12, 1918 · Page 6
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, April 12, 1918
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'--fe-- FRIDAY, '" 191 S;V 0NSLSPENT , ON COAL AND COKE PROPER11ESIN1917 Subsidiaries of the United States Steel Corporation - for ImproTemcnts. ILOWER CONNEUSV111E pHaats Adapted to Shipping Coal ~iJ ($·' XiTer'to the 'ew IST-Frodoct OTCBS !|: at" Clalrtom;" luge PareliMts of ||; Coal Land made D«rii5 .*« Tear. interest of men in the Connells- region in the annual report, of United States Steel 'Corporation li«3.-cb,iefly.. in the data furnished in ^relerence to .the mining and.- cote making activities o£ this great;it;ter- SSjest That of largest importancij is fegiien In brief: as.'lollpirs:, ,. ~. .'.;';".' $V_ Durins tie year tiere -was expendr. ]j?ii4L: : ''tat .maintenance.-' renewals ^and ^extraordinary replacements ; " on .the jjgcoil and- coke properties $7,3-11,623. an ^increase or $1,862,269 over. 1916;., Ot §{hj». ja,63i,711 was sjent:-in enlarging pwi,Improving the mining-ana" «fclP? %tfit·. facilities at -Palmer; "Dilwbrth;. jj|M*iweu£'. Bales, Laanberti^E^nl^artf,- 'Sl*ieltronei';" Roncp- "·.atid-.^JBrSJgepbrt Smrnes. '.These addttfons-aritior' the :ol Increasing' the output ot Scoii '^that ;will be required * by Uie ftCniirtOB...liir-]'roduct coke piant · -The fetotil'capltal expenditure-- on-the ; co*l: 4azd coke properties were Jl7,131,042,- , .·::· : ' . - . fliancial transactions relating ytdvthe mining! .companies .embraced ?th« retirement of ?Sl : ,(XJa of first mort- |g*C* bona'i of r the H. C. Frict Coke ;?589,00( Pitts-burgh-Monpn- |gajkel:i first lien purchase mpnej amqrtJEase J»nds, and $37,000 of CoTttlr; ln«nt«l Coie company purchase numey. Bmortsage bonds, OT a. total retirement lpf-H."C,$ Flick Coke company 1 fbl; $507,000. In addition $70,000 ot Bojstett.eji6nnellsvnie Coke comimnr ;..ii6iftgage and $30,000 ot Sharon |Coke company first mortgage bonds land JSS.ijW plponntnsviUe Monon- ahela tlaiiway:. company first mort- age boa'di were retired. Among-the bonds issned, 'sold and assumed by ^subsidiary companies 'during tie year, fewer* 417,673,000 SOT the Pittsburgn- JlMcraonsaheli coal purchase. !ff/' : Tbere"~were 31,496,823 tons ot coal ijmlned dnring the year,-ot which 24,- §554,525 tons were used in making coke g(ia»d 6,942,298 tons were for steam, $|sas and'-'bther'purposes. This was a jtflecrease of"1,271.558'tons, or 3.9 per jjeeirt., from the tonnage figures in %1916. ?The - coke manufactured ^amounted to^ 17,461,675 tons, as com- ipsied with 18,901,926 tons in the pre- fjvioiis year. Of the coke production n477^4f tons were made! in ,beeliiv Ebrens and 6,284,428 tons in bT-product goVens. as compared with 12,479,160 £awt 6,422,802 'tons respectiTely -In Sl9J6. ^.t the close of the year the l, colce^an'd other fuel on hand had inventory valne of $6,768,898 ts at-the closn The northern coal and coke property, owned" and leased,' . consists' of 1:321,128 acres of coking'coil, 100,987 ir«cres of steam coal, 77,281 acres ot § surface; '6i1«ehivie:~c6ke-plants;: 21,- S1ZF be»ht»*. :erens,; 2,430 fby-prodnct , and.31, coal plants, not corj- _ l.jrith .coke .plants. .. £l;The southern coal and coke jvroper- Ety consists of 187,737 acres of mineral Slnfti;ests '-*rid, ! surface; ?146;W6 acres -Siimraf interests only;!tia-az.807 'aewe of tnrtace only,* lo- ''aiUd · on.;develojed sections/; of;'- jthe ibero property nine coal mining lpl*nis, comprising 21 operating mines. co*f w'ialrtBg: plants 1 »nd' i*rtS ; cokrn g nlants, tie" latter; compriiinr ·« total B«eliive.cp]MpoY.ens;t;.! ,v-:« 5 The employes of the coal 'and ,coke ies^ot the corporation ..nuin- ^on'_L. December^ 3]ri 1917i"as 25343 1 in 1 1918." f ' ! ; ' :; The n«nr by-jrcxlnct coke plants un- 'dor construction'IneluileTthat-'of the [Clajonon By-Product Coke -cpmpany. at "'"S, Jj4h5vens, with.'a'Jbenitjl.'re- TM..., pbmt-'upon' wMch"'iT,9'fi l ,22?r.- 38 ? *as ebipendeVJ -"during' the" year,' not [epUEtvng j4T7,S4i;4i spent on^tte"con- :st*u-3tlott-oi- a^pipe. line - for. conveying- oren gas from Clairton to Homestead, E*«:lii.ThompJOn:"an'd Duquesne'i stre! [works. On account of the construe- ition of the Clairton branch of -the tMonongahela Southern railroad from ^·^cbnWefiori'af 'ftin"nrjr io ihir'new" Irbren plant atrGlairton;'tte sum of ' : '*"5,4pl.was J expended^ ;_ ,;5W; j£etadSftloa-,o'fil4i 1 ov«nS;.to"''ihe --, ^iH^'feftt^jf$ as OJIHA. Lruni na'uiral gas ~yna a ; iiew in"whi'cu "?S8Sl7.02 was rapendad. d,j Al£," there is'located oiie ' coiejppiant' consisting of ovens, also a benzol recorery :pjajit, operated in conjunction with |t6e Ensley-blast furnace.- .J.The "northern by-prodnct plants of :.the corporation, built and building, all Jpteited at .blast furnace plants', now idujnber eight and-'' comprise 2,130' as fpllqws:' JTarrell, Pa.-j.2t2;' iiwood, TfUyaoj 120; Clairton,-610: iorain. 0..-.20S: Cleveland ISO:'Joilet; 10; Gary.; 700 -and Duluth, Minn., 90 =; : Iuring thft^ year there were pur- ^--pd by -snoWfdiary companies 57,- aores .yeti .area "93,784 acres .of jklng coaiyrnqhiaing; 48.884 acre? pi jgyface. loqatsij. (n.-Lo^n and-Jitingo L ':ihties, \V: ';"Va.; '·'ajbft* Letcher and rlan counties. Jftr.'. '.This. coal i;-. of :;de-and' iiualttyy.piirticularly well ,_)pted fps^ripixtiLredcitli "Pocahontas nil Illinois';.coals for^ui.In -by-pro- uct. coke-:plaDfcs.-cf'^;tl!fe^..5ubs!d!ary p'npartSesflii^jhi'-'icfoferri Ohio. Chi-' and MJjttlKtljstricts. Work is · vigoiloiBfj 1 .ijusired in the'.devel- tptaent of^Uj'e^ Keniiicky prpperttes'." panty t Pi. in additional 2,07S";a;res t -. steam ^c.o5t.__.,pne'"hnndred and rejve acres of'coking coal.-and'3,923 res of surface.and DAVIDSON'S The Store Ahead. ; Highest Quality.! -,_ . . Lowest Prices. "'" Qrir. neVjpian-of'doing business has been in: 6pera; ; tion for 30 days, and we are very, much pleased with the. results, and our patronsjniore than satisfied, for they, see that by bnying on a "Cash'basis; ; and paying for the service that'they may -want; that-they-can-and do save money. . 'Give our plan a 30 day tnal and we know you. will not go back to the old-way of Free Delivery and High Prices. We Will Save You 15 to 20 Per Cent. 25 Ibs. White Satin Slbhrjp.15 10 Ib.'saok Corn Meal -, tSe: Fancy Head Rice, per lb:; ^.-·lie- Extra Choice Rio Coffee,; l.b. 18e : Extra Choice Santos, Soflee, Ih. 20c Fancy Haby Blend Coffee,' !b."S3c Pure Cocoa, (loose): lb..' -. 22c- Vanilla or- Lemon Birtract, ; - ·--" - bottle. -- 10c ' Jell-O,' ail flaTo««,:pcks.--' ^Sc Jiffy Jell, all flarors, pckg. _ llo Large, cans. Tomatoes lie Small cans Tomatoes '!_ ' J3e Alice^Baked Beans, large can. l»c Durkee Salad Dressing, boL'25c . Large bottle Catsup 1 15c Quart Jar Mustard' --'T-»SJ.J ' Large Tumbler Mustard _£ JoVfc Large can. Cavidson · Bak--.^ '; : .{." ing.Powder · we Good Laundry Soap, .7^ bars 25c Silrer GJoeslsoap, 5 bars _ 26c Extra good Potatoes peek-- t 30c Fancy Apples, half peck -i'jM« Uma Beans lb j_Li'l!c Tied'Kidney-Beans, lb, i-^-- Mo. ·Pinto Beans, lb. 12c Dili Pickles, dpi. _ 15c and 20c .Sauer.raut,. large.can; _ IBc .Tomato or Vegetable Soup, '. · lean ;' :.,,·· ' --_-- lOc Vegetables for Soup, can -- loo Lemon-Cling Peaches, can-- 22c Large can Pineapple 25c Fancy Pears, large'can 18c Seeded Raisins', pckg. ' lie Extra Good Prunes, lb. -- I3c --.Extra Choice"Peaches, lb. _ 13c '^Old-Dutch Cleanser, can --. 8c Large package Gold Dust-- 23c Large roll Toilet Paper -- 4v TTe Hare the JlirtMt Gradef*t';0]e«nurgaruc in the City «t the I»west Prices. Purity Nut, lb. Buckeye, lb. _^_'31e : . ''Diamond A, per po I 'Mailer's Special, lb. Sfoxley's Daisy, lb. ._ Me . 34c ,30c If Too Want the Finest Fresh'or Smoked Xeats in Town Get Then at 0»r Meat Co«Bt«r. TTo TTH1 Sate To« 2c,to 4c Per Foi»d. J. R. DAVIDSON CO. ^THE STOKE THAX DOES THINGS FOB YOTJ" 109 T^ST THAEf STKEEX, '"C.OSJRElI,SVII.IiE, PA. WALLPAPER All new 1018 patterns from the cHeap papers' to (he best. Prices from. 6c, T^c,.Wc, 12c up -to ?1.00 jer .Tiolt. . ^Wonderful patterns Artistically designed Luxuriously finished Less expensively priced Particularly selected American Manufacture Perfectly Harmonized by Experienced sales people , the wall paper home :'.'. ": Alr'Papers TRMMED AND 'BORDER CUT OUT FREE.' Come in -ami look at Samples:: No trouble to show goods. PAINTS H you- are^piag to paint get. our/ satrfple card,. also prices. ^Gallon cans?J$2.25;" quarts, 85c; "also- pints our and half pints. Full line of Fres hGardeg Seeds. Fredonia and Lake Shore Se^Ss.%, Also thie.tartco.-'Beedtape. Better results-less labor. liSj'varieties^v'f:""; iU 5c Packages 6 for 25c. ".L. ·'·-.'.'·, ^iT'er^hing'^or SpK^g HOiisiecicaiiiris. "' ; Artman Work S. H. Green Stomps With All Purchase^. quired "iii""the" Conhellsvini region. '.-In-abMitlon" to"-tile 'alterations' and improvements at" mines which will be set aside'fo'r.'the production' : of: coal- tor the Clairton by-product'plant, betterments; :were made 'in the Cprmells- vjlle region as follows: equipment installed for operating, the mine.' ! Coke · drawing- machines were installed at Redstone, Continental Jfol 2, Colonial No. 1, Leisenring Nos. 1 and 3 mines, also hand drawn ovens were, changed-.-to ; permit....machine, Continental-"No. 2, Lerhont, ungstown; Colanial -No.' 1 and Leis- ^ing.,Np. 3,,rni'nes. A new air.and escapeiway shaft, is.being "constructed at Lamoert mine and ven(jiiiting:fans in^talle'd'at Coloniai^Nos.':! and 4. An electric pumping'.sfa'fion for" Colonial No.. 3 mine and pumping equipment for Dorothy, Collier and HecJa No. 3 mines are-- being installed. Three boarding houses. 129 tenements- and 47. cottages ..costing $239,566.45 were constructed at' various works, 584 standard 7 gauge steel hopper cars, 602 steel:7and- '678, wood mine cars were purchased,.:'-jThe sum of $171,365.05 wag'.eicpen'dgd for 71 mining machines, and"-: insij'iaify facilities. Tliere · was completed a't'Sygan, Pa., a new shift at. mine: Ko.-2 -and electric equipment' for.-the'pperjatipn-of these mines.; in' the'rPocah'ontas -field, Vest: Virginia, 'Uie : -lrnproyemeat. and- additions Incjuded: i th? : ,:foll6.wing: 130 tenements and, additions foir the welfare of eoiplpy'es,''. $242^519.]60";'. equipping Mo. S e w^c|rJ^f:'-.tri:j';uce coal for/the byproduct, cokei-plan'ts at'CIevelaid and Lorain, 510^,144,35 REAL SERVICE .. . -. .Eor,, 42 . years ' . this . .. bank . has /-endeavored -to-make its service of - rital yaiue to its. patrons. · : . . Its '.Ibnge experience, facilities^ ; and 'connections. are-'''yours . -lO; command in caring-:,; for:. and"" ei: tendin;; your business;"" "*" .; . .!"~ You are invited to consult its officials about. your business '-and ·-'' personal financial problems 1 .. . - -· Prompl Loans and' ' Discounts always; available upon proper. se^." Strong irell Made Piime'd." Tntwrettes 35c Tfhile Tliey "'last.' : 'V. MMERMAN WILD f OMP AN Y ------- -- WW "· ' ^- I . ·- 11* FURNITURE RUGS V STOVES "The Big Store Near The Bridge." Jal-158 West, Crawford AYcmie.Snccossors Leonard, furniture Co. Solid 0»k Firmed Foot Stools Worth $1.00 49C This Week Only. New Store Brings NewLowPrices To Conrielisville on Furniture A new era of low prices on home furnishings came with the arrival of the new store. Modern merchandising enables the Zimmerman-Wild Company to offer values that are big in every sense of the expression and the gratifying business we are doing testifies to the peoples' appreciation of these values. You will find it to YOUR interest to visit the Big Store Near the Bridge before buying. Extraordinary Values In Floor Coverings At The Mew Store Sale of Neponset Neponset, the new waterproof .floor covering for kitchen,' bathroom, bedroom and halls. This week you can choose from a big selection of pretty patterns. AT 75c YARD LACE CURTAIN SPECIALS See "window display of very special values in lace, scrim and marquisette curtains. Prices range from 98cto$2.95Pr. Our Floor Covering Department fairly abounds with bargains in . Rugs and Linoleums, representing the newest ideas in the way of patterns and colorings. Special attention directed to our 9x12 Ft. Seamless Tapestry Brussels Rugs $22.50 Priced $33 and $35 Elsewhere. PINING TABLE This Solid Oak Dining Special tpl4r. 4 O- See this big Solid Oak_Dining Table, has heavy pedestal with Colonial feet and is finished a rich golden. Extends 72 inches on easy running slides. Hear the Stradivara Phonograph At the Xeiv Store The Stradivara Phonograph offers more for the money than any other instrument--more in tone quality, more in motor construction and more in size. Prove this statement to your complete satisfaction by letting us demonstrate the Stradivara to you. ' Plays all Records. Uses Any Needle. Terms Arranged to Suit. Brass and Iron Bed Buyers Will Save Money Here! The Zimmerman-Wild Store Is Exclusive Agent For Sealy Tuftless Mattresses The Sealy Tuftless Mattresses are absolutely guaranteed for 20 years--the guarantee bond accompanying every mattress. No tufts to gather dust. Extra Speeiiv 1 --High Grade Pure JFclt Mattress ,,...,, The Same Mattress Other Stores Sell at ?22.50. THE The New Store is doing tbe largest Brass and Iron Bed business in Connellsville and doing it jecuuse of tlio real money-saving v alues offered. Exclusive Agents for s 33cds KITCHEN B I With the Auto Flour Bin that lowers to the floor for filling at the ILB CO. Exclusively. 120. TT. Crawrwa Aye., GannellsTiDc. "The Bhnk that Does Things Im. Ton" · Capitol and SarpUs $390,000. MAN WITH IRON MASK. _ - ' .. ' " This person was a mysterious prisoner of France, who was closely confined for- years by- the .State, and died in.the 1703. .He may have been a twin brother'of Louis XIV; Who knows? . In' this century, it pis no mystery how we can get strong, for by putting, iron in our blood we become strong men or women. The strong men of today are men of red blood. Men gain en- · ergy, vim, vigor, -by taking a .new combir cation of soluble iron .with valu- ab!e--.'native' herbal' extracts, ^called- ·" Ironitic.". This is the discovery of Dr. Pierce and his able assistants at the Invalids' Hotel.iriBuffalo, N...X.. j By experiments arid actual test this rnew'combination, of iron will act as: a tonic,; increasing the appetite, .increasing' the number of 1 rod blood corpuscles, thereby feeding the nerves on! fresh :blood.' The whole system feels the-invigorating tone, and instead .of being pale, weak, nervous or sleepless one feels like a new being. "A man- or wornaniof real red blood, is ready ;fpr any. or all' tasks. -Gain strength, energy^ vigor by going to your/nearestdruggist and obtaining a:6pc.-'hottle..qf ilrontic".Tablets, ; :or sen3"10c;'to Dr. P. ierce f orfeial pack- ag'eV ;Vpu will find that instead of. pale cheeks, Ifeelihgs'qt lassitude; j tired, worn - put; your ' cheeks, will 'have ctilor;;y6u wit feel strongarid : vigorous; and iyou .are "ready for the''fray." "Start 'now and you will faave rib. so-called "spiring fever.!' To wear Safety First Guaranteed Clothes, ahvays Save the middleman's profit of ?S ' and make it your first payment on a Liberty Bond. READ THE COURIER sex!^^ - TTed In Cnrabcrinnd. ' Michael S. Valandiis. and Ruth- IT.' Brown,. both of iCoriaeilsvjlle, weje granted, "a license to wed m Ciiraberr land.'' : · ' ' · ' · ' · · " ' · " ' ' " . .'-' Try our classified advertisements. ..Miss Grace Barker is national commandant o£ the National League Cor Women's I Service, an organlaation whose. mSniiiers are giving up most ot their sp'cial affairs for war work, donating money and .in oilier ways serv- ing'their coxintry. . ' Philadelphia, I'll. See our Special Hepresentative at Sample Room, Hotel Royal, .week of April 15-20 from 7 P. M. to 11 P. M, MOVING AND HEAVY HAULING To All Parts Loading Coke and Coal for Sale Fast Service Day and Night, Get Rates Work Carefully Done ; . P. B, Kessler, ; 613 McCormick Ave. Call Bell Phone 234 Bright'eyps, .clear complexion^ vim, vigor, and force, all liicUcate perfect bealtti; witliout it you a.lso tmadi- .cjipped in,.-the race of life. -.Take Hol- llster's -"Rocky Mountain Tea. each i ·week ami keep -ap witii the Hve ones. 35ci . Tea .or .Tablets.' Conuellsville Drug .Coi--Adv, · HAVE YOU TEIED OUR CLASSIFIED ABLETS ? .:,;.:' - ; . ' - · ' ' . . Vinnt Help]Then use our classiOod column, suits will follow. Spasmodic ; croup Is ^Usually relieved -with -- of-- Call M. Duggan at Hotel, West Side.

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