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June 20, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1918. MIDDLE SEA OF OF THE NORTH NEXTHUNPLAN Baltic Proposed Adjunct' to Kaiser's Droamed of Mattel Eiiropa. IS A MENACE TO RUSSIA With Finland Forming Vnioo With the Central Empires Serions Situation - Arises for Enssia and All oi the Xentral Scandinavian Countries. By Associated Press. . - 'WASHINGTON, June 20.--Germany's activities in Finland and the "Aland Islands are causing fears among tee northern European neu- 'ttaJs that a "middle Sea of the North" is contemplated by the autocratic Central Powers as an adjunct to their aggressive plans for 2121 economic and military alliance against the world under the same of "ittttel-Europe." "The results obtained by the Germans in the Russian Baltic states gtra the neotral northern countries 'much room for atter thought," de" dares Dr. Jar. C. Asche, the Scandi- Bavteu economist, in an article received here ia official dispatches. -·mi* operation* of the Germans in tfce Baltic provinces oajr have consequences which no peac-e congress ever wai Save the power to efface. ' "The Germans d«slre to connect ^Ftalaad in aa economic way with 'Mlddfe Europe. Finland Is a country ot raar materials. H Germany be- 1 comes master of the Baltic, and Fin' land becomes an independent state -with economic connections wit±L [·Middle Europe, Russia's wish to ex- · tend toward the west !s probably ' once for all made impossible. · "In order for Russia to get on her . feet again, she must find an outlet for Her natural riches, anl when she has no way open to the west, she must get there by aid of thi Middle European group, especially Germany, and "by aid of Scandinavia, In this way, an interchange of trade between Scandinavia, the Middle European group, and Russia, and the entire Mohammedan world would be possible, and not simply a future dream. " "With regard to Norway, it is not oat ot the question that this country trill have to consider suriously wboth- ' er she will not have to lean more to the east and south than now is the case." Bearing on the sam' subject is an Abstract Irom Affarsvnrlden, a leading Swedish trade journal: "Germany's actions on Aland and in Finland, and the inclusion of Filand Jn the German protected states, is a very serious thing £ot the economic life and the whole future of Sweden." it says. "Finland and possibly Rus-! £ia under German economic and po- I litical control are a menace to Sweden | greater than any before. There are j already indications to show that Germany is extending her new influence as .far north as Spitsbergen." TRACKS AND SHOPS WILL BENEFIT MOST ,BY EXPENDITURES To Be Xale by the (JflTcmmeut on Its SehHlnJcts of ImproTemcnts; Total |Vm Be ^SjOSGjOOO. In the schedule of government expenditures in railroad improvements a large part will be for increased track and shop facilities, with almost an equal amount for ecjuipmect, the total of both being $92,056,000. The sum of $9S,6G1,000 will be expended for addi rtonal yard tracks, sidings and industry tracks; ?61_979,000 for shop buildings, engine houses and appurtenances; 547,471,000 for additional main tracks; $38,035,000 for $31,556,000 for rails and other trade materials. The total to be spent for improvements is $445.639,000 and for equipments $482,417,090, This is approximately three times as mnch as railroads have spent for these purposes annually heretofore. Equipment expenditures arc now announced as follows: Freight cars, $206,334,000; locomotives, $19,075,555; passenger cars, ?2S,340,000; improvements to existing eduipment, 5i35.043.000; other equipment, $12,063000. Por extensions branches and new lines, most of which already are under construction, the roads will spend $18,237,000. Freight, passenger and office buildings will cost $22,940.000. The greater part of the expenditures will be for lines east of the Mississippi and north of the Ohio, in the district where freight congestion has "been worst TREE-ROOF P E R C H E R S AID NEW EASEBALL TAX Persons who sell seats on any roof or structure overlooking a IttsebflJl pnrk will he obliged to pay a war tnx to the government, according to the bureau of interim! revenue. The tax must l» collected and paid hy the enterprising owner or occupant of the buildms who receives payment for the scjit occupied by "perch ers." The nnnouncement says that In ono city a woronn wbo.se yard od;Joins the ball park has been stilling scats in. a tree, the price being five and ten cents, depending on how high the patrons huve to climb. Recently the price has advanced to six and eleYeo cents, the extra cent being adOed to the war revenues. REFORESTATION Being Tindcrtalicn by Anlhrodte Coal ^fining Companies. B«cayse the opei-arors of anthracite coal mines need timber, an im- petnfl has been given to the reforestation of tie mountains and bills in tie mining region. The scarcity of lumber for mine props and other mine uses has led to the creation of a forestry department by several of the large mining companies, one ot winch has just reforested Bear Creek watershed with 5,000 white pine and 5,000 Norway spruce trees. Thirty thousand more trees are in process of cultivation at Ha«to, in the Panther Creek valley. STUFFY RTINNIS IS PLAYING GOOD BALL "With Richard Eoblltzel, first baseman of the Boston American baseball tenm, nominated as a first lieutenant In the army dental corps, ,T,-hn ("StmTy") liclnnis, formerly first sack- cr \rtili the Philnclplphla Athletics, Ii slnted to ploy at the initial corner for the Red For. MdnnLs, who was obtained by Roston last winter, hns been playing third bnse this -wi^on. Thomas, last your ] with Providence, is expected to fill i Mclnnis' place at third. Meyersdale. JTEYERSDALE, June 19.--Dr. and Mrs-. W. H. Ryland and three children returned today from a few days' visit with, relatives and friends ui Pittsfaurg. 3tfrs. Mary E. HcKen"ie and steter, Miss Margaret 'Weber visited friends In Sand Patch today. \ Mrs. S. M. Tressler and daughter, Sdna. bane returned from Hyndman wbeee they had been visiting for a lew days. T*r. and Mrs. John It-win ot Con- leUsvflle were visitors m Meyersdale m Monday. Jfr». Emfly Binford returned today Iran Somerset where she had been rutting. ifiss Florence Heffley has returned Tod a. two weeks' visit with, rela- Jircs and friends in Cumberland. {MfeB Angelia Reich is spending a ew days with fnends in Rockwood. Hrs. Ozias "Weimer and son, James, f GreenyiHe township, motored here londay and spent the diy with their elatrres, Mr. and trs. John Stacer. Hrs. CharlPS "SVUlcox and lour bfldreu, who visited^, relatives here jr the past four weeks, left today 3r tberr home in TTallaco, W. Va. PARAMOUNT J HE ATRE --TODAT-- WILLIAM A. BRADY PRESENTS JUNE ELVTDGE AND JOHN BOWERS IN" "THE OLDEST LAW" This striking picture-play presents Jnne El-ridge in onn of th most effectively dramatic roles in v,-hich this popular star has yet beer. ! seen. "The oldest l^aw" is a grippmgly intense drama with pep and punch. ALSO CURRENT EVENTS. SHOWING ALL THE LATEST .VCWS. --FRIDAY .CfD SATDRDAT-- FOX PRESENTS THE UNIVERSAL AND FAMOUS ACTRESS, THJ3DA BARA, IN HER BEST AXD MOST INTERESTING PICTURE. "THE ROSE OF BLOOD" THIS PICTURE IS BETTER THAN "A FOOL THERE WAS." ALSO A GOOD COMEDY AND PATHE WEEKLY. TODAY AND TOMORROW SEE THE LAST DRAFTEES LEAVING FOR CAMP LEi;. LARGEST IN HISTORY o«l Prodacthm Daring IVeek at Jane S Reached 12.«5J)Oi) Tons. The United States Geological Sur- 3? reports that bituminous coal promotion during the week ending June was tbe largest in history. Tie soft al produced, including lignite and i»t made into coke, is estimated at 1,465,000 net tons, an increate over e- week of June 1 o£ approximately 900,000 net tons or 17.8 jver cent, and e szcfe increase over week o£ June 1917. The average daily production is es- sated at 2,077,000 net tons, consid- ably in excess of the 1,701,000 net as flaring the week preceding and r 89,000 net ions durin; the same ;ek of the preceding year. The 123 bituminous coal-carrying Hroads hauled 220,607 c,irs, as corn- red with lS.SIS cars during the ;ek of June, 1. MORE OVJESS AT ALG03L\. -Frodnct riant to Be loubled in The Algoma Steel Corporation of ult Ste. Mane. Ontario, has decided further enlarge its by-product coke a plant, and a contract for an addi- nal battery of 25 Wilputie ovens has f heen let to the Wilputi Coke Oven rporalJon of New York, making 50 ir vens now in process of coQstruc- " i. t is expected that the two new bat- ies will be ready for iipjratlon late SOISSON THEATRE A Strong: YaudcriUe Show That If ill Please the Ladies and Children BARNEY MACK A Female Impersonator jn Blackface A Big Time Feature Act. Helen Quisle?--Songs ami Recitations. Boberts MaiUand--Dance Artists De Luxe. --OS' THE SCREEX-- Bobby Connelly in "The Boy Scout." Sidney Drew in ".Terry's Xamesnke." frank Daniels in "Captain .Teaks' JKids. 1 ' TODAY DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IX TltE iLATUDtOMAC" Also a Good Comedy. --FRIDAY AlfB SA Tbos. H. Inee Presents CHARI/ES RAT in "HIS MOTHER'S HOT" Billy West in "BRIGHT AND EARLY" Coming--Wm. S. Hart in "THE TIGER MAN" 'atronize thoaa who atirertlse. Rieck's Ice Cream Fresh From Pittsburgh Every Day. TAKE A HOME Served "With Many Delicious Dressings at Collins' DrLig Store, 117 S- PJTXSBURG STREET. $15 to $45 for Young Men's Suits MEN who * asp,re to the best product of the Clothier's Art; young men who want more than just outside show; young men who value hardy, nigged, staunch tailoring as well as fashion and tastefulness and elegance will like these suits immensely. They're here in the most-wanted fabrics and all new shades, both l i g h t and dark. Sizes to fit all. The New Crop of Straw Hats f S RIPE and ready for the harvest. More models than ever before-and irarle from all the favorite hraids. Come see them. .tailnrv. 52.01) to Slfl.flO Slilnns $!..-,( (n $10.00 Locliorns, S1.JO t« $li).()fl Tanamiih, S3.50 to $10.00 Wrfght- MeUler Furnishings H AVE BEEN endorsed by tbe most particular men in this community. Style and good looks at a fair low price the keynote. Jliidnis Slih-ta. $1 tii if-'t.5l) ,«illt Shirts S'2.SO to $!0 Half Hobo, L'.'.C (o $l..'ifl Shoes and Oxfords $1 a flfl Scoria 25c to $i."0 Trai'ling Ifcigs S3 to ?35 Gold Bond Stamps Pa3^ 4% On What You Spend--Save Them. . Separate Skirts and Blouses If any group or woll-ttress«l women were ashed individual:}- what Summer cp«'uir.e lliey con- side'ed most attractive, comfortable, and most economical, w i t h o u t tlouhl a majority of t h e m would ans-prer,--"a claln-y Wash Skirt and Blouse." We tnoivht v e w e r e ng'H in buy.ng so many, and sales are proving it. But no wor.der--for even p.e-v,ar sty'.ps h:.d no livawty compared w.th t!isc. Silk and Lingerie Blouses at $1 to $25 The "Winhnor" and ""Wehvorlh" Blouses at. $1 and ?2 meet a,l rcqjicements or an inexpensive, general utility blouse A i ways new, and to be had ai this store cmlj. At $2.50 m $19,75 are splendid stjles 11 organdy, dimity, washable sjlhs. %o les and othe- ]mhi matciialb. Ai ?3.95 to ?2i) are modem In oU-gant crepe de chine and gcorgetio--al] colors, ail HI 7. OS. TUB SKIRTS in Dozens of New Styles at $2.50 and $12.50 It is diflHuH indeed to describe- tho touches "hai make thosp \Vash Skirt-s so smart and a t t r a i j \ e . To sec them is to k n o w ihem Ixst,-- a.'d to admire them too. Piqaos, Cords, Jlcj.p*, Poplins, Gabardines. Stiipps, Lhuns L i n o n r = and chocks--almost overj skirt with sonic distinguishing feature- al! its ov n. Tbo Pre-Shrunk Skirts are ?3.75 to ?12.5n. Othe.- Skirts, including all sirts, a.-. !ow a^ ?2,o^. i Women Love I Silk Gloves. j Fine Qualities Here at I 65c, 75c and $1.25 a Pair 1 For hot-weather wear--they are | cool and washable. The G5c Silk G.ovcs are in white with self and black sturhoJ barks At 7fc--Kase~'s ^i]k Gloves \uth siraran- p teed finger tips. Chc.ce of whne, black and s I Kayscr-mako .Milanese Silk Glo\cs. in si j wliitp black, pongee and gray, w i t h cm- l! ' broidered backs, are ?1 25 to ?1.75 a pair. ! 3 iies That Have Become Strikingly Different "Xnvc^y Voiles," w nj.ion no'Ulv call them, and because ihey ai c so fine of u e a x e and KO n'nv and lo'.e!} m the r lsisuft. ihcy are u=eu for some of the handsome-si of Summer frod\s. A n u m b e r ha-^e a .sjlk Ftr^tpe or silk pin id in ,iuI;tiun to me paiiTii \\hich Piny he a dasli.ng «oit oC d t M g n or ;irs;c polKa dot Also smaJl all-over efff-*".'-, conventional fi^iires and flo\vois, 31 to -ft inches v:idc, an; 5^, 73c and ?! 00 a y a i d Warm Weather Comfort and Style Depends Chiefly Upon the Corset* I Are you giving the same i n t e l l i g e n t consj'kra weatber comfcwi and s t j l e don end chieHy upan the n o t e m modern dressing Ii makes no difference or juat medium, careful corseting w^l improve jour Redfern Corsets $3 to $6.50 Redfern Corsets pmhody ',he vory latest fasnion ideas-- they are designed to fnve the fiat back hne wi'h the s5i?ht curve over the ^iip and nt the waist, and ibe straight Iron: lino which, is so essential to the poi^e of the fifrurc and ihe graceful han^ of summer docks. We w.Il fit you in a Redftrn Orsot o that w i l l excel other models selling for much more. jon to your (tr-soi that you do to vour 'rr.~=;? V/Trni corsf von c!soo £ (\ for OK- toilet i»- a p r a s i h r key- ·\\ h 'tlK-r j o u are tall and \\.ilo\v}. short and plump, figure. Warner Corsets $1 to $3.50 Imperially during the summer ono p'«l.^ tp"CT.-il changes 1:1 Cm sots for srnerat wear, besides ihc cMra cor' SMS fnr garriouing, ?wmining, ton- nis, et'\ M'arner's Rurtproof Corsois wear »i"I. ivas'i u-c'l and "pop t h e r saape. | i:*ery corset is guaranteed not 10 rust, bn'ak or tear. With all tho=c sood quaJitif:. 3sn't it -surprising that thoy ^rc priced so law ? I'uy one today--.fs a good investment. 1 Chiidren's New i Gingham Dresses in ; , Dozens of Neat Styles j Bought specially to suppK need which I every child has 'or .severa' neat, semce- ab.c drosaes for vacat.on days x None better could be fnund for they are BO stoutly mn.de and i:iay bp tuhhed just as Dlien as nece^^ary "without fe^ir of ilie re- sulis. Shown m a big varietx of attractive designs and colors, Si/es '2. to .0 jeiir?:, -- at 39c to $3.95* Siw'H G to 14 yeiirs,-- at (IDc to $9o. Fine, Beautiful Silks Are Here and Hint of Preparadness I Yo'i m:n rome to the Silk Section today i and lind yactically all kinds or S;!ks you I have been accustomed to b u y i n g and many : n(\v vanolit-o. Also, the puces, have risen very J.itle cnnsider:uj; the conditions. But it is \\-el. for women to le.-ihze that , silk-s of tli,- better grades are increasingly | hard to ge; Certain ones -an't be duplicated a'ld always prices are rising ! This is ireicly a word of caulioc concerning the silks women w i l l need for Tall. Certain of Gor Very Finest Suits In a Special Lot at ONE-THIRD OFF Tailored from popular and serviceable materials, and in practically all the new novelty shades, including grey, tan, smoke, Petan bluv-v taupe, khaki and black-and- white checks. All sizes from 10 to 46. Regular $19.75 Suits $13.17 Regular $25.00 Suits $16.67 Regular $29.75 Suits $19.84 Regular $35.00 Suits $23.34 Regular $39.75 Suits $26.50 Regular $45.00 Suits $30.00 Regular $55.00 Suits $36.67 Regular $85.00 Suits $56.67 SSMSr-flsSSa^SCF --THE-- BVEEYTHINO COOKED LIKE AT HOME, Strictly Fresh, Clean and Pure. ASK POK OUR SPECIAL CLUB BREAFAST AND SUNDAY DINNER, "Onr Pastries Are Delicious Because They Are Homemade." NEXT DOOR TO WEST PBNN WAITING ROOM. FATKOMZE HOME MERCHANTS W H O ADVERTISE L\ THE COUIUEK--YOU'LL SAVE Poais Asfe i!©r Tfess

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