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'AGE BIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1918. MILLION MEN OVERSEAS BY FIRST OF JULY Â£eTeaty Per Gent Are Com- butant Troops, Â»ar Secretary Says. MILLION READY TO GO .knottier Bullion "m Training for Final SnuwU at Uie Prussian Militarj- Or. ganizaikHi; United States Occupies Sfa Sectors of the Western 1'ronl. I WASHINGTON June 26.--Tie first division of the American army landed iin France one year ago today. IS ' days alter General Persiirag reachedj soil. In the 12 months that, since elapsed tins division ha-i. jrowu to an army in size, and by July a million mÂ«n, all told., will have been Â»ent forward. .. Behind the million, another 1,000,-! oOQ men. are in camps and canton- j maniÂ£, equipped and eager to move,' and behind these a third million wilt xipidly fill up the gaps left at home as ta divisions sail for the front in in endless stream. Secretary Baker estimated today between 65 and 70 per cen-i of th; j .en already shipped are combatant i itroops .in the strictest sense of the taord. The first division is now i Sighting force of 650,000 men, backed | [by_au organization of the supply and j kransport Im.es that it takes 250,0001 3nen to make effective, i On this basis, it is clear that General i 'Perslung now has under command Hie substance of the first auiJiary (troops. So far as known, theie h a s ' jbeen no opportunity yet for the actual j [formation of this army as a military f inmt. The whole force has been ia Itralnimg, officers and men, but the jday probably is not far distant when Jit will be possible for General Perishing to assemble his entire army, Vhicli will he a veteran fighting force American troops are now holding .sectors, of varying length in at leait !Â»li places on the battle line. MADE DRILL SERGEANT IJoe t;aliar.1i Training Xen of IGBth Aero Squadron in France. , Sergeant Joseph Galiardi, of the ; 166th 4ero Sauadron, in training in | BngLind. writes Co The Courier to j ask if his subscription has run o u t , Â·at iv U," he says. "1 would like to i have it continued as it is the only papei that has anything in about "Western Pennsylvania. There ara , man Pennsylvania fellows in this squadron. "I xas, made sergeant on February 19, and I am now acting drill sergeant of the 166th Aero Squadron, j T.'e are ir training with the British | squadrons and getting along fine. "We ' have taken over one flight entirely i and seem to be doing \ cry well. "We have 10 machines in C. flight. It is i composed of 10 fitters and 10 rig-', gers I am in charge of the riggers.. | We- have had very few accident an 11 none serious, so I think we are dom? ! good for a bimch of men that never ' worked about aeroplanes" , Th- full address of Sergeant Gal- | lardi is. 166th Aero Sqdn.. care U. S. | Air Service. 35 Eaton Place, London, i S. "W 1, England. Make Your Dollar nr 1 Â· I ^$1 Ti Â· Â¥Â· TX* Twice What It Di Buys Only Half As T HE purchasing power of a. dollar has decreased. Yon know that, f because day after day for the lastyearyou have been getting less sugar, less meat, less flour, less of everything for the dollar you spend. To offset the fact that your dollar buys so little today, you should place your money where it wiil earn 6% cai ^ be jast as safe as if it were in a vault. Years ago when the cost of living was less than one-half what it is today, 3% was considered a fair interest for money to earn, but toe ay, when the necessities of life cost just about double what they used to cost, your money should earn twice as mack interest. You hare worked hard for your money and 3'ou should mnke your money work hard for you. The way to make your money work hard for you is to invest it in SAFE securities that pay 6%--first mortgage 6% bonds safeguarded under the Straus Plan -- that banks, insurance companies and trustees of estates buy. The tar-seeing investor does thit. First Mortgage 6$ %x Bonds safeguarded under the Straus Plan are in every case a direct first mortgage on high-class income earning property -- land and buildings--in the best districts of large and prosperous cities in the United States. They can be bought in amounts of $100, $500 and 51,000. Write Today for This Book "6% on Your Savings With Safety." It will tell you how to invest your money so that when you are old you will have an income to give you ill the comforts and many of the luxuries that make life worth living. It will tell you all about the Straus Plan--how this house has safeguarded investments of hundreds of millions of dollars for 36 years without loss of a dollar of interest or principal to any client who purchased bonds from us. BONDS SAFEGUARDED UNDER THE STRAUS PLAN do not contain one element of speculation. They are safe. They are strong-box securities to be put away and forgotten except to clip and cash the interest coupons twice a year. Write today and as"k for our book, "6% On Your Savings." No charge, no obligation on your part. You will gain much from reading it. Ask for Book 'o. ilCSSS. ISO BROADWAY, NEW STORK. Mianwpolu SÂ«o fnnciico Ph.ladolpW Kit Thirty-six Years Without Loss to Any Investor Boy Was Gingham Dresses Summer Nee For They Tub Well, Wear Well, Are Cool and Serviceable--Cost But Little For h f t l o mist-es o r two to f o u r l o f n \ r a r s a bbornl supp y of neat Ginghair Presses js :n i TS essential a p.ut of the S.imrn *r wardrol o as .11 Hlimetic is at school Vac.i- t.an days are always t bo suproiiip to^t of a \ounss*cr's : clothes, apd gingham dresses meet it Eplond^dli. At 69c to $6.50 O n D i p f c s Section has on d sn'iy TIIIIK-OIIS now anO a t t r a c t i v e models m stripe^, bars anil c iprks. of pt.'r r eri y ha. m o n i z i n g colors, ivhilo other^ are in solid sMcIe^ w i t h c o n t r a s t i n g t n n m j ^ E j s it's o picture- lo tclcct a season's supply from such a 5Lock. sssitles New Summer Cottons at Old Prices The contract that placed these beautiful Summer Cottons on our shelves is old, but the goods themselves are cnsp, fresh and new. Our retail prices and today's wholesale prices aie. in many cases almost twins. | --TMaid Mcrccrl/od Poplins at 5-"ic a yard. --38 inch New Voilp, ^Gc to 75c a ard ! --38 inch SaUn-EU-iped and Si k-checked Voiles, ch.ffoD-liriish. at 1,-Oc i n $1 75 a y a i d j --32 inch plain-color /phrcttcs n t oOc a drd. j j*. nd Alioiii a do/on other groups at - n-iniifiii sc-inohc n^ifl " fi.l copies of fine Scotch mgl.ains, at GOc^a -- Dnnitr. Plaid GiLghatrs binaries! plaids, at 'ifc a \ ir'I iust :ss 2:001!. SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Friends of StÂ«r Junction AYoman Ob- Â· serre the Occasion. On Thursday evening. June 20, a party -was held at the home of llrr,. Fannie O'Neal at Star Junction la honor or her 60th anrversary. Mjn*. O'Neal was the recipient of many tokens of remembrances. The following named guests were present: Misses Goldte Stimmel, Annie Hash, Irene Summel, Rose Wingrove, Liz- tie Kash, Cecelia Gearing, Marie Stimmel, Mrs. Ada Gearing, John (Cash. Prof. L. Keffer, Mr. and Mr*. Phil Keffer, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shu- nar and Joseph Shumar of Star Inaction: Jesse Burgess, J. TV. and lesse Murphy and -Miss Mabel Eddie f Perryopolls. Lunch -was served. 3TATIOXAL TjEAGCE. resterdny's JJcsull^. New York Â·!; Boston 1. Chicago 14; St. Louis 0. Philadelphia 3: Browklyn 2. Pittsburg-Cmcmnati--wet grounds Standing of tne Clubs. Chicago ---New York -Boston Philadelphia Plttsburg _ Cincinnati -Brooklyn -St. Ixrais _ TV -39 -37 -29 Pet. .606 .661 .462 .473 .446 421 .418 .389 Have You Anything FOR SALE or RENT Do You WANT Anything HI Try our Classified Ads You Get Results Today's Schedule. St. Louis at Chicago. Xew York at Boston. Brooklyn at Philadelphia. Ohiopyle. OHIOPTLE, june 26--Jfiss Mae Snejr of Unaontown, has returned to ler home here to spend a visit. frank Bumworth was a business Â·isltor at Rockurood Tuesday. "Mrs. Brjraon, who has spent the .as* several weeks with Dr. and Mr.-,. ale Joiiuson. has returned to her ome near Unioutown, Mr. Humbert of Confluence, is here Mastering the new house of "W. S. latterly on Garrett street. "William Jackson of Coanellsvill, /as a caller in town yesterday. Ted Roblfe of Fannington. was in wn Tuesday with his auto truck. OHIOPTUS, June 25--Miss Cochan aod Miss Lytle are working ths econd and third trick turns at thj Western Maryland railroad here. Tho Misses Brady spent Sunday ai 'ictoria. Miss Delia Cornstan has returnel Â·om a visit spent at Confluence. LEAGUE. Yesterday's Results. Boston 7; New York 3. Detroit 4; Chicago 2. SL Louis 3; Cleveland 2. Cleveland 3; St. Louis 2. "Washington-Philadelphia, rain. Standing of the Clnbs. W. L. Boston Cleveland _ New York -Washington Chicago St. Louis Detroit Philadelphia -37 _..36 --33 32 ...24 21 Pet. 517 j .571 j .561)1 .503 i Â·182 i .474' .409! 368 If You "\Vant to Sac JToncy Come and Visit The Perm Traffic Dept. Store ALL THIS WEEK i!cn s Straw Hats, up to $?,.0u .a.ucs Â«1 1Q for _. $i..LÂ«/ Men s Sirts, all coloi!, up 'o 518.50 v a l u e s Ladles Tr.nmied Hats, up to $5.98 values (PO A Q ior ^tu^tO Cut Prices on Ladies' Slits and Coats. In Our Furniture and Hardwire Department Good strong Screen Doors, Find Rimboo Porch complete, (P-J (f A Shade , at all sizes, at Â«p_L.tJU A ,-, aa q u a l i t y o f p, linti p( , r Regular 50c Window OK/Â» gallon Screens at , Ot4^ | a t And Many Other Bargains in Our Furniture Department. Home With THE HOOVER Beats--Sweeps--Suction Cleans Con.bines broom, carpet-beater, duster and dust-pan into one easy and pleasant operation Knifes no du^t. Takes no muscle ati'l OJA one-fourth the time. Remember: Onh THK HOOVER rpplar"s ALL those housuclcaning implement bpcause only The Hoover has a patented motor-anven Beating-Sleeping Brush. Come in and try the Hoover. Or, it you prefer, v,e will he glad to demonstrate it in \ o u r own home. Muslin Cambric, Etc. Trip blcjcb^d cotton materials so desirable for making v omen's and children -, undt'rs.irraeiits. AM 30 j; chcs wide. Mii'l ins at 25cÂ»nnd 30e yd. Cambric*- if isc tÂ« "iOc yd. Lonpc Indi'. at .'JOo to "0r jU. ii'.ns(ioks at UUc to TjOc d. ^Collar Sets" of Filet Pattern Lace at $2.25 to $4.50 Vv'mn^Ti are buy,ns thorn f. ecl lo boairifj ,bci.TM af- I t r n o o n dresses There a i e defai^ns that rloselj ii'-itaie the real iVc' A special \anot;- of '-Ijnncs, i:. lud'ug nne sorn-rol! and one sqrare- bark.' Other collais and sels art- here in .'he aliund- :UH c tli.it \ n u associate on v M ;h ilio TVri^In- :!ri7ler N'eckwrar Section A MtR to this interesting dopr.rtTient is always ins t i u c i i r e and pleasurable. It is good to have such an ample assortment of '.Jiese fine, vrlntc, pure fla\ drr-ss linens, iler-pite an unprecedented scarcity in the mgrkets. They are here bc- causc 1 w e placed our orders in good t i m e , and t\e can assure our friends of as laige and line J. belection as can be had in Fayette county. i i u a l i l ) h hiTc to retail a! 81.00 and 91.S5 a s a i d . --UO mcli T.irt-n. of which thero arr adrqnnte '-npplip, f,ir prr-v ( n( need-. ,are $2.8;. and $'2^." a lard. Some of t h e p n r t i r n l u r l j ecod L-roupÂ« inrlutli- u l.iw-. iiliiin-wi.uc liucn in flic 1 iirnniT n t i a l i t for ^^lirt nn:'.t, tiiid clnldreiiN dri^ses, DO ill- chii ivid(, anil S"K and -jl.'Hl n jaril. --r,6 inch White Linon, Â«i a irood. deprndjililc A few j c a r s ajro the \voipffn ^Iio wanted a nion-n us hand ac: had ' m l e to choose from. Todav then- arc almost as m a r % stiles in -hcse bags as U u r e arc -n fancy handhag^. You c\ n ppi an a l l - b l a i k ha' ihag i.o\\ tli u liiis M ! r as \\ett a 3 d : ^ a i t \ It nav b p ni sil^ or (hill moch.i, or p i n senl or beadb and jci, or beaded r - l k Oun raotal or ccneied fiames and linings of b l i c k , K I Â« % r.r p u r p l e *- Ik r IL.I Leather l ' u r ; c s v/itl 1 fancy l i n i n g ? nro ?1 ^ to *G 5 f i rdoh Gold Bond Stamps Pay 4% On What You Spend--Save Them. Todij's Schedule. Chicaro at D-'troit. Cleveland at St. Louis. Boston at Xew York. Philadelphia at "Washington. AJ1 ORDINARY WASH-BOILER. OSEO AS ft HOME CflhrlER MV.IM4TOM. O.C. Cmnpfet* nutructaon* for omÂ« I gsja^y tmd drying TO]] be cent ta ' xÂ« reÂ«icr of this pÂ»PÂ«sr upon Â»ppli- I ilioa lo tho Nxtional War Garden ' ,0000, WÂ«Â»hi=Â«ton, D. CL, en- a two-cent atanp for iH7Â«ta];Â«. Perryopolis. PBERYOPOLIS, June 25.--Mr. and Mrs. Charles Reynolds and son cf Scottdale, spent the week-end wrh Mr. aad Mrs. Albert Reynolds. Mr. I Reynolds will move his family to j Connellsville in the near future. i C. T. Hodgkins of Greensburg i spent Sunday with town relatives. ! Miss Ruth Luce of Plttsburg spent the week-end with her mother, .Mrs. [ Elizabeth Luce. Misses Annu and Alice Larson were Sunday callers at Jackson. ! "W. S. Stickel of Uniontown spent Sunday at'his home here. Norman Pier^ol and family of Star , Junction -spent Sunday -with town relatives. IOc --TODAY- Me "SNATCHED FROM THE ALTAR"--BLUE BIRD PRESENTS CHARMING CARTEL MEYL'HS IN HER BEST 4ND LOWEST SUCCESS "A BROADWAY SCANDAL" A DRAMATIC THRILL WHEREBY A DOCTOR ON THE FRENCH FRONT LEARNS FAJTH IK WOMEN ALSO AX L KO COMEDY IN 2 ACTS. A Clean. Qmet Place for Your Family lo Eat. --o-Let Us Know What You Want and How You Want It. --o-GOOD SERVICE. --o-Mrs. C. J. Armstrong, Prop. T 0 M 0 Â» R O If WORLD PRESENTS KITTY GORDON IN' "THE INTERLOPER" SUPPORTED BY IRWIN" CUMMINS. A big. smashing, forceful picture, crammed with intense dramatic action and povrertully telling a tremendously interesting, delishttully enieriaimng story. ALSO THE UNIVERSAL WEEKLY AND A GOOD COMEDY. rHITE UN TRANSFER UO7OR TU1TCK nad VTAGONa. HovirtQ AAD Boiainro PIAS08 A HPBCIA1UTT. Tri-State 573. Bell SJ2. IOCAL AiT) LOXG DIST.Ci'CE SOTD.GS. W W rTnf-Mfu Kfl'l'-nce 101 Haas ATP, . W. SjiOlluLy CO.N-VELLSVIXLE, I'A. --TODAY-- SESSUE HAVAKAWA IX """"""' '-THE HOSOE OK JUS HOlSt/' Alsc "Screen Telegram" and Bilhc Rhodes in a Straud Comedy. TOMORROW MARG-UUTA FISHER IN "THE SQV.'.KE HIM I," Husband or career? A woman thought sho had solved the problem of being happy though married--a "serious thinker" of the amateur sort--found herself lace to face with menial calamity.