The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on April 19, 1918 · Page 5
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, April 19, 1918
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FRIDAT, A±?fUi: 19, 1918." THE DAH.Y COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. ' PAGE "FIVE. TRANSPORTATION 1 TROUBLES CAUSE OF TONNAGE DECREASE Of the United StceJ Corporation During the Past Year. BIGGEST DROP IN COKE Combined Output, of Beehive mid liy. Product Coke S 1'er Cent Less; Strel; Ingot 3, IVhfle Tig Jron Fell O f f j : -V early 2,000,000 Tons From 1816. All the United States Steel Corpor- i ,,-ation tonnages for 1917. says the! 'American Metal Market, showed de-i creases from ISxfi, with fie exceptions ; '-. 'that tiktrc was a sUgai increase in | the amount of coal mined for gas and ; ' steam purposes against a large de-' crease in coal mined '.'or. coking). There, was. a slight increase in the production c* open-hearth, ingota with a large decrease in Bessemer ' ingots, and there was a slight in. crease in shipments of finished rolled steel to the domestic marltet, with decreases both in the output of such products and in the shipments Tor { export. | The corporation's generally reduced output harks back to the transportation .difficulties of the year, which j were^ particularly.,, accentuated in the ; . closing weeks of the y£a:'. and relal- ; T i n g particularly fo lh"e ^lovement of] " * coke. While ' th6re-~.was soioe tiiffi- " " culty in shipping finished steel, such ~ · difficulties were encountered chiefly · · after the close of 1917. That .it was · difficulty in moving coke rather than j difficulty in moving steel that caused the trouble is shown clearly by an- , alysis of the figures. Coke produc-1 tion, beehive and by-product com' · bined, decreased S percent, while pig · iron decreased 11 percent, the differ.* .'ence being presumably that with ir- . . regular coke supplies the coke con- ' sumption per ton ofcpig iron produced increased slightly. There could not have been enough stocJdnj; of coke, if indeed there was any, to account Cor the difference. Coming dcfwti io ingots, there was a decrease of 3 percent, suggesting . . that pig iron stocks wer* absorbed. ~._ . and this it was well known 'at the .?'. time actually Sid occur. The pToduc- ,.' tion of finished rolled steel for sale .* . decreased 3 percent, the same as ' ingots, but to make the stowing still clearer, while the output decreased 517,831 tons, tie actual shipments decreased only 171,985 tons, this net decrease being made up of an in. crease of 121,615 tons and a decrease 1 of 293.598 tons. T-, . An interesting comparison is to be ;" "inada between the United States Steel ^'·Corporation and the independents in '·' the matter of pig iron and steel ingot · ' . production. As to totals for the country, it will be recalled that pig iron production decreased from 39,434,737 tons to 38,647597 tons, or by .' 800.000 tons, -whereas if we are to '· lollour the partial statistics ot ingot ·'. production thus far gathered there ·"was an increase in ingots from 41.400,000 tons to 42,200,000 tons, or 800(000 tons. The divergence is at- tribntanle to the consumption in 1917 of pig iron stocks, though ;:ome other influences may . havo had a slight bearing. . - The United States Steel Corporation's pig iron production decreased nearly 2.000,000 tons. BO that the blast furnace industry apart from the Steel Corporation increased' 1,200;000. tons. The 'statistics of merchant fur-, nace output showed" th'at'.'. tie mer-' chant furnaces inao'e about' 400,000 tons more in 1017 than" in 1916. The remainder of the . increase, 800,000 tons, is chargeable, except for one or two minor influences, to the independent 'steel producers, in their own blast furnaces. ."With.-a decrease of 625,000 tons in the corporation's- make of ingots, and apparently an increase of 800,000 tons in the, total .'.make, it would appear that^tfae^ndependents increiused their' - ingot/output aJJtrat 1.400,000 tons. ' To do this;' th*y"nad, apparently, 800,0*00 tons.~ioor.e.of".their own pig iron output,' plus' any., stocks, they may ..have had oil.'Iiand, plus .any additional iron they 'may have secured from merchant ·furnaces.- It is doubtful, how.- ever. whether they had all three sources of increased supply, for in that case-;they, should'have been able to make srinvmore ingots, unless in-, deed the supply .of scrap jiiatcrially decreased. 'That,'" by "the way;, is a 1 'distinct possibility.. .." " - Subscribes $1,000,800. The Briar Hiil Steel compiny subscribed for ?1,000,000 worth of Liberty Bonds. A lost Doors Open 8.3O a. m. Children's 29c Muslin Draivers All sizes, 2 to 14. Neatly tuckr ed and wcl! taado. 12ic The Children's 19c ftihlied Hose AH sizes, black only--very special --the pair lie Began rs A Hundred Thousand Dollar Stock of Fine New Spring Merchandise to be sacri ;ced at 20 to 30 per cent off is the magnet that ·will keep the vast buying, public coming to this sale again and again. It's an ill wind that blows nobody good. The last diree weeks of rough stormy weather has prevented manufacturers from receiving big fillin orders from retailers to replenish Spring Stocks. They were caught with thousands and thousands of dollars worth of finest new Spring apparel--all just fresh from the makers needle--and in order to unload they had to sell at sacrificing prices. Our New York off ice with its 72 store outlet was right on the -job and contracted for enormous purchases at the most unusual savings. Our share of the purchase has arrived and the departments that did not share in this wonderful purchase will adt! merchandise from our regular stock at the same sensational savings. 10 Crash Toweling - - Ipc Best .Calico - - - 25c Bleached Muslin - 29c Spring Percale - · 35c Huck Towels - - 9c 21c 27c 22c Apron Gingham - - - 18c Canvas Gloves - - - Women's 19c Vests - - - 25c Dress Gingham - - - 35c Heavy Turkish Towels c lie lie 19c Boys' 89c Knee Pants Boys' 4Sc Waists - Men's Work Sox - Boys' 75c Wash Suits 29c I Men's $1 Night Shirts - - 55c I Misses' $3 Kid Shoes - $1.98 - 29c i'Women's $2.25 Juliettes - $1.69 - 13c 1 85c Matting Rugs - - - - 59c - 47c I 75c Linoleums, square yd. - 49c - 79c I 75c Rag Rugs . . . . . 59c These Extra Specials for Friday and Saturday .Morning Only, 9 to 12 7f.c CORSETS--200 pairs: 22c PKRCALES--big as-. 0. N*. T. THREAD--Nation- · 50c DRAWERS--Women's very fine quality Coutil i", S ortment to select froin, light i ally known sewing thread,'.Muslin Drawers, embroiderv pink or white, embroidery' · · trimmed will A A -' or dark -| SJ 1 ^ i all numbers, blacli ^JK/^ trimmed, open or n t i or white, (! for be sold at -- , $1.25 WORK SHIRTS--Black i MEN'S $1.00 OVERALLS--Well j 31.38 BED SHEETS--Full size, j j Sateens, Chambreys a n d - black ' made of blue denim, all sizes, :}6 j 72x00, well known Rosondale ' i closed style, at : 1.25 HOUSE DRESSES---Made and white stripes, famous | "Jack Rabbit" make at to 4«, will be sold at the pair _ brand. 2 .to a customer, edcb _ , of best, quality Percale, OoC" I all sizes, at only BOYS' A.\D GIRLS' $3.00 SHOES--Gun .Metal leather, button or )ace style, sizes 11V!: to 2. at the " f) ~~\ A pair y}^.JL«7 MANUFACTURES' OUTLET SALE OF WOMEN'S AND MISSES HIGH-GRADE NEW SPRING GARMENTS IN THREE SENSATIONALLY UNDER - PRICED GROUPS. ' Choice $12.75 to $15 Suits at $10.00 $16.75 Choice $22.3» to $25.00 Suits at Choice i?29.5(l to $35.00 Suits at THAT WILL BREAK ALL RECORDS FOR VALUE GIVING--NO WOMAN WHO WANTS A SMART COAT SHOULD MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY. Choice $12.75 Io $14.30 outs at *19.75 to §22.75 Coats at $2.50, $2, $1.75 $1.25 New Waists 96 cents E X T R A ! $2 _ $1 ...._....$3 ... ; $5 _...$3 $3.00 Silk Petticoats at $3.50 Plaid Dress Skirts $5.00 to S6.90 Silt n nd Serge Skirts -- SpG.90 to $7.»0 Dress Skirts :_. S5-90 Silk Filire Sweaters .... .35 .95 Estraordinary Values in Women's §5.50 lirotrn Kid Shoes Children's $2-00 , .Gun M.etal Shoes, _:._.._ Women's $6.00. .' Black Kid Shoes Women's $8.50 Fine Kid Shoes 1 $4.45 $7.45 Third Liberty Loan--Buy a Bond and Help Win the War for Freedom The .Government needs your money and is ·willing to pay -t 1-4 per co.m interest. Choice $2,t.7: t. $32.50 Coals lit Savings on Millinery .«(» to $(.5() Stunninir Ni- TRIMMED HATS j $2.30 V n f r i m m c d Shapes at FRESH'FROM OVERSTOCKED MANU DRESS SENSATION- OF THE SEASON AND'ASSORTMENT OUTCLASSES Choice-$15.00 to $10.50 Dresses at Fine $19.75 to $27.50 Uresses ut ? ACTURERs. THE . STYLE, VALUE PAST EVENTS. Kice $»».r)0' to $37.51) liresses at ·2flc. All | Handkerchiefs at S'.i.OO l.iiach $1.50 Cretonne Basrs Hundreds o! Yards Embroideries.'up to at yard l-©c. ISr yd XvFw jUt White or Ivori'; .Drawn Work bor: dcr ori both s\ Jan Silk Crochet Coti.on Special AH colors and numbers. "Liiliim" ('np Shape Hair Nets 3 for 25c 50c Brassiers 36c Most Unusual Values in S $S.()(), #1.75 and $1-50 Children's Ghiii'iiiUtt Dresses Ciiililreii's $1.00 M iddj- Skirts R*-i*!ilar $1.01) Sfiddy iJiotise.s .._ Infauf.s' 5()c Short Dresses . Kuibroiderv 'J'runjned _.... 1.19 69c 59c Save United Profit-Sharing Coupons Actually--interest on the money you spend--they mean a.n extra saving of 4 J-2 per cent.

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