The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on April 15, 1918 · Page 6
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Monday, April 15, 1918
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THE TDAJLT COURIER, CONNEI-LSVILLE, PA. ALLIES DEMAND MORE CEREALS American Meat Restrictions Relaxed to Effect Greater * Wheat Savings. ARGENTINE ARRIVALS SHORT. Meat Supply Here Considerably Enlarged -- Food Administration, How«ver, Warns A0ain*t Waste. : Tbe alltei have made farther and Increased demands for breadotuffa, these enlarged demands being caused to some degree by shortage In arrivals from the Argentine. It Is, therefor*, necessary for the CL S. Food Administration to urge a still further redaction In the consumption of bread and breadstuffs generally If we arc to meet our export necessities. The Food Admin- Utmtioa has Issued a statement explaining the situation in detail, partfc- aMrly tbe reasons which lead It, for tb« parpose of centering effort for the tine being upon tbe cereal situation to relax temporarily the restriction* on meet consumption, Z; Experience snows, this statement says, that tbe consumption ot bread- ·tuffs is intimately associated with tbe ionarampUoo of meat Por various reasons oar «appUeE ol m«at for the next two or three months are considerably enlarged. *ad we can supply the allies with all of the meat products which transportation facilities render possible aid at the same time somewhat increase our own consumption. In these circumstances the Pood Administration considers it wise to relax tbe voluntary restrictions on meat con- ·vznption to some extent with a view to farther decreasing bread consumption. Conservation of food must be *d- Justed' to meet necessities from time to tlra*, for neither predaction, nor allied demands are constant factors, nor cmn any of these factors be anticipated for long periods In advance In. the disturbed conditions to which we at present lire. While the world situation la.I not one that warrants any relaxation I ID tbe efforts to eliminate ^waste or to r*Jax economy hi food, the Administration desires to secure better adjustment ti\ foo# balances, So lng as tbe present conditions continue thfe only special restrictions we ask are'the beefles* and portJes* Tnwday. Tbe meatless meal and tbe porktess Saturday are no longer asked. The farmers of tbe United States are responding to the national call to Increase hog production. Their hi- ! crease, to all appearances. Is being-attained more rapidly. Of more Jaime-'j dl*te Importance, however, are several complex factors which n*ve effected an Immediate increase In meat »up- piiea Tbe transportation shortage before tbe government took over the _rnll- roads, tbe bad weather In January and early lu February,-the targe percentage of immature corn In the last bar- Test arid the necessity of feeding this corn as rapidlras possible to save It from decay, have not only resulted In backing up tbe bogs--on the farms for a longer period of feeding, but have resulted In a great Increase in their average weight and will result* with Improved transportation, conditions, which already appear, In larger than normal arrivals at market for the next two or three months. The weight of bogs coming/ to tbe market for tb« past two weeks Indicates an Increase in weight of from an average of 203 pounds last jeer to tbe almost unprecedented average of 232 pound*, or a n«t ra- CTM»e In their meat value of over 15 par cent TbJx IB a distinct 'addition to tbe nation's meat supply. It there- far* DOW aacma certain that we have ·ocb enlarged voppUea for at least -ions* months to come, that we can not * *nty increase our export* to the alliaa to th* full extent "of tb*lr transporta- tlao facilities, bet at the same time can properly Increase oar domestic consumption. Tbe response of tbe pnblte to our requests for reduced consumption of - meat during tbe past few months n« been most gratifying, and this service .aloM has enabled the government during this period to provide each supplies ac transportation to tbe Qlliea permitted. Tbe Administration also soggest* that in those parts of the country where the old fashioned home preservation ol pork Is itQl tbe custom, this practice should be extended at the prevent ttxae, ae it will relieve the burden upon transportation to and from tbe pecking booaea and t* economically Bound as sartoff tbe cost of packing operations and at the same time will provide horoe supplies of pork to last __over the months of decreased auppllea. Great Wheat Stocks Isolated. If» the shortage In ships t»at Is putting the Allies and the United States on wheat rations. Great stocks of wheflt are Isolated In India, and Australia. At great sacrlflco to ship-space and ose Hie Allies are forced to secure some wheat from Argentina. On' January 1, Australia had stored 100,000,000 nnsheis of wheat that was ready for export--but there were no ships.' Then came the new crop with an exportable surplus of 80,000,000 bushels. Xow Australia has approximately 180,000,000 bushels waiting for ships. India, »t tbe same time, bad 70,000,000 bushels of wheat stored for export During April 50,000,000 bushels more out of th» new crop will be added to the pile. Argentina closed the last ship, ping season with ll,000,00(r bushels of wheat. loft In the stock available for export. The new crop will add ISS.OOOiOOO to tbe left over. It is not a problem that the wheat does not exist In the world--It Is entirely a problem oC shipping, which has thrown on America the obligation of dividing our stock with the Allies. All Should Have Vltnl Tovrer. SIGN PLEDGE TO CARRY OUT FOOD ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM. POST CARDS STORES. Explain New Wheat Ruling to Thousands of Customers--Insures Greater Food Saving. The Food Administration desires to repeat that It does not want to give tbe Impression that these ore times when simplicity and moderation of living are not critically necessary, bat that Its sole cleslro la to secure on nd- Jnsrtment between our different food j supplies imd meet changing conditions from time to time and to keep tbe public fully and frankly advised o Its position with the* full confidence and reJlance-that whenever It becomes necessary renewed appeals for Baring win met the same loyal res])onse as In tbi Grocers of the nation have accepted enthusiastically the 50-50 basis for the purchase of, wheat Soar and are doing their utmost to explain the new regulation to the housewife. This ruling by the D. S. Food Administration requires each purchaser of wlieat flour to buy one pound of cereal substitute, one kind or assorted, for every pound of wheat flour. It was necessary to restrict the use of wneat flour In order that the allies and our fighting forces abroad might b« assured of an adequate supply of wheat to meet their vital needs. This supply must come from our savings because ·fte have already sent our normal surplus. Wheat saving pledge cards were forwarded by the Food Administration to all retail food * merchants, and these are _betng signed and posted In stores throughout the country. This card states, "We pledge ourselves loyally- to carry out the Food Administration program. -In -accordance with tMs order we will not sell any wheat flour except where die purchaser buys an equal weight o£ one or mom of the following. ALLIED FOOD SHIPMENTS -REACH LARGE TOTAL, A general idea of the quantity ot food sent to European allies bv the United States from July 1, 1914. to January 1, 1918, Is given by figures Just announced by the U. S. Food Ad- mlrlstratlon. In that period the Unlt- IT you ire lacking In these ettontlal eie-ncrta. comt* to our ofTlce a-nii consult us, and without cost, "\Vo can Cite you by permission, to unnumie-«d cases w h l c h wo have restored sa.£ely, q u i c k l y .inil permanent.!}--c«j.pes ,vhich have been abandoned, c.teetj which ha.'xe been -Lgeravuted und made worse b Inexperience "We will remove the CM! effects of such t r u a b l e i and ruHtort ou to what you ha\ e H i t -- - j o u r precious health Our treatment for the v, ealt make 1 * the blood rich jjid pure, the flesh firm the muacleo solid .intl the nerve 1 ? strong anil steadj It brightens t-G bram by relieving It of its despondency Ft stops ii\ erv t i n n i t u r a l rlrutn .and (jive*) perfect and permanent po-wer U the Vita 1 Organ.* In a v.ord i t b u i l d s t p t h e Physical M e n f l a n d Vita! anrl prepares inew for the duties and pictures? of l i f f * NOTIj--Pa:.ientf. names are p u b l i s h ed bj wrii ten consent o n l and because WT3 DO CURE and PROVE IT Fou do not hava to take tfio a LA lament", of our paid ad\ ertiscmfnt"; alone for any RDMAJIKABL.!: CtiKUS. See our patients? Let thepi Lell you ·Vnother very Important thing for you to know Li rhat you will ALWAYS flnd The U'litcd Specialists SOBER w h e n you call Efivlng RELiUVBL!: service and results find ou need only pay as you grot we 1 ! FEEL* "I had bei«n iic,t Cor-five years w i t h a bad ciu« of stomach, kldnei and bladder trouble. I u e n t to the U n i t e d Speciali*rt.s for treatment, and am now focl'ng in first class shape "DAVID SPRUTLL, "Tt K D 1. Ctrcj-niburK. T*a" "VOW GI.AD SHH I 1 * BKTTEH. , "F"or n i n e rru nths I had B u f f e r e d al- grcater use of which In the hoino [ most constantly with a w f u l sovcrs Will Save wheat: ! ljaijk-acJa»t At times I would be so bad "Cornmenl, com flour, edible corn starch, hominy, corn grits, barley flonr, potato flour, sweet potato flour, soy bean fionr, futerita flour and meals. rice, rice flour, oatmeal, rolled oats and buckwheat flour.'* Soint; confusion has resulted on the part of the consumer In constrains this TiO-50" ruling to mean that an equal amount In value of substitutes must be purchased with wheat flour. This Is a mistaken Idea, The ruUn* inp down 2 would states that the consumer In purchasing flour shall "buy at Uie same time an equal weight of other cereals " One exception to this ruling IB concerning graham flour and whole wheat Was also trou- pells, w h i ' c at I could hjirlly m bl*d with "mothc'-in^ rest, dlrsin*** n e r \ o i-ine**s CouM not aleep Krood ( took up i r c i t m e n t w i t h the UniliM] IMA n n d my back f r t l s entirely we'll Also t - t * rest ol th conditions I c i i r n p U L n f d of "MI-S A . X M H l-'ER'LTG "Tlilrd and X f a r k m St -ccf, "Belle Vernon fit " CONEU J lVII J I,i: PAT*W\T M I » K \ K * . Por three o*vrs I had been troubled with shortness of breath I would eat BO bud at nltrht I could not slrep ly- Jiavp to sit up with pillows behind me ^ f e l t All wcaV and run down and did not seem to have any stri»nirth and tojr ether with rn ape t h o u g h t m j t i m e for thl? w o r l d w LS iliort I ca'led ipon the T'nltett Spoclilibt". anil a f l ^ r a m o n t h ed Utates has furnished complete year- \ flour, which may be sold at tie ratio ly rations for 57,lOO,fn3 people. In ] of three pounds to five pounds of wheat Sour. This provision \a made been use approximately 25 per cent, more of the wheat berry Is n«*ed In the manufacture of these flours than, standard wbf-ac flour. Another exception Is that concera- Ing mixed flours containing less tbon 50 per oent. of wheat floor, which may addition there was enough extra pro- I teiu to supply this poitlon of the diet for 22,14,570 odditlonal men. ! The total export of wheat and wheat j floor to the three principal allies is j equivalent to about 3-54,000,000 busbeli. | Pork exports for the 3*£ years amount- j ed to almost 2,000,000.000 pounds. Ex- "f5li:npd) M"R J N F \TTCRSOX "Gibson A v e . S Conncilrtvilt*- pt- ' Tui'srtiiv e*er% w - f k , ^ A "M to 8 P B Baltimore Hous* 1 , nrn.r B O station, room second floor Uvrrj W odnrgday and 'Saturdai, at Exchange Hotel U n f o n t o w n . hi i I l-i-l' M i l l 1 1 I i- ports of fresh beef totaled'443.484,400 ' be sold without substitutes. Retatlert, ' J OLD-TIME BALL PLAYERS * poumlts. The amount of food exported ! however, are forbidden to sell mLzed 4- C A C T CTAniwr* ITDnu P A U C ' " *«. TT,o.^4_ i« n A«.ii_ihT~ ~^«_^___ j i.i. « . . . . . . . -.. ^ n . _ . _ i i fto 1 rftLMPili i r\Um U ft Wit ' · to Rusal* Is negligible compared with that sent to the western allies. China Is Now Awake. flours .onu.nin, more tot DO per , cent, of wheat flour to any person nn- 4. less the amount oC wheat dour imbstl-if totes sold Is sufficient to make the to- *,ni»« .* .iww ««-*«. mteg so j d i s sufficient to make the to- A A water plant that has beea feared \ mi am 0tm t of substitutea. locludtng T l fe iiFsst. 1ft tn IIA Hrm»»H Int-n n vnlii* ^.i -- , _ j i_ n i i_ *». _ *._ ' "** as pest Is to be turned Into a valuable ;ommercial product of Indo- Chisa^ if anything comes~of the sug- gestioo to the Saigon Chambecof Com- Tnerqo by M. Perrot, the French Investigator. Tbe plant, EcchoniiB cra those mired In flours, equal to the total amount In wheat flour In the mixed fiour. For lustnnre^ir any mixed flour |.t, Is purchased containing EJO per ct*nt- wheat floar and 40 per cent, substitutes it Is necessary thnt an addltlonil 20 per cent, of substitutes be pur- Bipes~-popularly. known as Luc EInk --Invaded Cambodia, ten years ago { chased. This brings it to the basis of from Java or the Philippines, and has \ O ne pound of substitutes for each grown so rapidly as to fill ponds and j pound of ^heat Hour. lakes In a abort time. A single stalk Is reported to have spread over a wa- A special exemption may be prnnted j FAST F A D I N Q R O M GAME BaJI P'ws w »° only a few | y ears a *'° ^ cre starring every J day on the diamonds in the big T leagues aro gradually fudinc ·- awar. Tom Leach was recently ' t \ released by a minor league club ·· and Harry Duvls retired. And nov, "Wildfire" Scheme has been released by the Phlliics. Franic Schulte uas a member of the old Cub machine u h e n Frank Clmnce wns its leader. for fifteen jears Schulte, u h o batted left hunted wns noted upon application In the cose of special( * as the champion right-field fence ' a considerable sum seems to have been already expended in attempts to destroy It Its strong fiber, however, has been found by M. Perrot to be useful for textile purposes. From 100 pounds of green stalks he obtained nine pounds of fiber, and a flfta-ineh yarn or cord from this supported a weight of 100 pounds. The cord can be woven into matting or canvas This can be dyed any color, and is suitable as a sobstitatc for woven cane in furniture, but hs expected to be especially valuable for rice sacks. Such, sacks, eaual to jute, can be made lighter tian jnta by treating with, chrome alum. ONLY AMERICA CAN HELP.' * * * * * "On your tide are boundless * * tup plies of men, food, and mate- * * rial; on thla side a boundless de- * * mand for their help. * * "Our men are war-weary and * * their nerve* have been strained ·* * by more than three yea r« of * * hard, relentless toll. * * "Our position is critical, par- * * tleutarr/ until the next harvest, it * but the United States can save it it us. it * "You American* have the men, * * the skill, and the material to * ·fr save the allied cause." it SIR JOSEPH MACLAY. British Shipping Controller. * * * - * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * field with which Prank Chanc won a peunant Later, when J Slugle began to slip buck, Artie "· Uofman took his place and \' Schulte continuI lils heavy hit- ·· ting and more pennants were won. · ter surface of 700 square yards m a j ly prepared Infants 1 and Imnllds* food i* buster of tlip league. few months. It has caused no little , containing flour where the necessity is + "Wildftrc." win Slagta and alarm as a menace to navigation, and i shown. , ^ Shectard. formal the CubV out- Some ml'mndcrstondJnK seems to ez- lst*on the part of consumers In assuming *thnt with the purchase of wh(*at flonr ono most confine the additional 50 per tont. purchase to OOP of the substitutes Tills is not the case One mnv se.cct from the entire range of Bnhstitutes a (mfflctent amount, of each to bring- the tofnl wefpht of nil substi- tates equal to the welpht of the wheat flour purchased. Por instance, if a purchase of 24 pounds of wheat flonr Is rtiRCle a rnnpe of substitutes mny be selected as follows: Cornraeal, 8 pounds; corn Rrtts, 4 pounds; rico, 4 pounds; buckwheat 2 pounds; corn starch, 1 pound, hominy, 2 pounds; roller! oitfi. 3 pounds These substitutes may be used in the following manner: Cornmpnl, 8 Pounds.--Cofn bread, no flour; corn muffins or tpoon bread, one-fourth flour or one-third rice or one-third hominy; 20 per cent, substitutes In wliole bread Corn Starch, 1 Ponnd --Thlcfeenlng grary, making custard, one-third substitute In cake. Corn Grits, 4 Pounds.--Fried like mush, used with meal In making corn bread- Rolled Oits. 3 Pounds --One-fourth to one-tMrd substitutes in brend, one- hnlf substitute In muffins; brenkfnst * [porridge, use freely, oatmeal cookies, ' oatmeal soup Boclrwheat Flour, 2 Pounds.--One- fourth substitute In bread, buckwheat cnkes. Hominy. 2 Potmds.--Boiled for dinner, bnkeil for dinner, with cheese sauce. Rice, 4 Pounds--One-fotjrth Bnbitl- tute In wheat bread, one-third bubstl- rnte In com bread, bollert for dlnnor (a bread cut), as a breakfast food, to thicken soups, rice pudding Instead of rake or* pie, rice hatter cakes Several grocers havp stated that their customers who strictly observe the 11 whentless meals each week find It oecpssary to buy substitutes in ml dftloti to those ordered under tie SOSO plan. To Short-en Coat Tails. An o-de 1 * has been issued "by i,hp Pennsylvania Railroad company d.- rcctiQg passenger conductors 'o discard the Pnncc Albert stylo of ani- form. coat. Coats now in use may be worn until new onpg arc needed, which, arc to be oE tlio sack, styh* Dunfoar. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 191S HISTORIC FLAG INCIDENTS BATTLE FLAG DAY S OME thirty-five years ago the gold-domed marble State Capito! at Hartford, Conn., illustrated above, which stands so imposingly upon an eminence in Busnell Park in that city, was completed. A day was set aside for transferring the tattared, war-scarred battfe flags from the state arsenal to the new Capitol, where they now repose in state, revered and honored by hundreds of visitors who view them daily. The event of their transference went forward with great military pomp and honor. And the day was called. O A r T"T'¥ r* r"¥ A O F\ A "V BATTLE FLAG DAY Each tattered banner was carried in the procession at the head of the living remnant of the original regiment that bore it to the fiont through the bitterly fought bottles of the Civil War. And the ennrc city was ODC -wind-blown, fluttering mats of the Red and White and Blue. It was a day of w iW enthusiasm. Patriotism ran Riot The eight of these battle-scarred banners made men to cheer and throw hats into the air; women screamed and old veterans' cheeks ran wet with tews in the ecstasy of their patriotism. And who shall shall say that American patriotism is dead? OCCASSION only is required lo make it burst forth, a strong, healthy exprersskm of sympathy with tha honored prba'ples in which thia Republic stands founded. Thrr: are many occaiions that should be Fla$f Days with every true American citizen. Every N»linoal t Stale and Ovic Holiday is a day upon which to jhow your patriotism and SHOW THE FLAG. It will keep afive ihc reverence for the Starry Banner and teach the young to honor it as wclL The Courier Company MOVE BY AUTO TRUCKS BOTH PHONES OPPMAN'STRANSFER OPPOSITE POST OFFICE CONNELLSV1LLE, PA. OOOCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCOOCXXX3O TEY OUR CLASSIFIED ADLETS. 1C A WORD. yiesterhPetiiisifivani6. i TEE IS LIMITED Ai'D FIXED BY LAW It costs no more to have a Corporate Executor than an individual one--the fee is limited and fixed by law. Appoint the Title Trust Company of Western Pennsylvania as your Executor and you have the utmost confidence that every duty in the settlement of your Estate will be faithfully performed. Let Our Response To the Third Liberty Loan Ring Around The World Lei us pour out our dollars in a iray ibat shall make all ihe peoples of the earth realize that we are in tie Sght to a finish This bant places all its facilities st your command. The security is tbe best in the ·world and the interest very liberal. Bonds mav be bought on the installment plan. Come in lor full mloraatlon. D C Eason for will paper- 26mar27t A3v -- OOOOOCOOOOCOOOCJOOOOOOOCOOO 3 J. B. KURTZ, I 5 NOTARY PUBLIC f g AND HEAL ESTATE. § Na i South Meadow L*n C ConiMllivlUa P*. f ooooc-ooooGocraoooocjocxrooooo atronize Those | Who Advertise.| BANK 1211 TT. Crawford Afe M ConncllsTJUc. "The Bank that Dots Things for Ton" Checking Accounts Inrilei). For Sale SAND Call M. Dufgan at Columbia Hotel, West Side. PITHY DDTK--He Pound a Better Iirrestroent B.T C. A. VOIGHT --NJHV VJE OOCHT To T5E. To HA.VEHUE To HELP AMD WOT EVEW ASK. GOVERMMEWT To ClVE US secL ^oo BOWUS PE: OUCY V//^/ U5 OLD CHAPi BGMT-- SAID \T SMITHY

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