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July 5, 1918

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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HTC batteries were built almost as a «»it, and the present; program is to ha*e the whole of the. five in operation br about Septemberl. or 840 ovens. The-remainder of the plant. comprising five batteries contracted for long ago, and'an eleventhL batterv- contracted for a few weeks ago, are expected to be completed by aboat the beginning of neJrt_yoar. At rated capacity of 12?4 tons per oven th* total of 1,40k oven* would have an estimated output of 123,600 tons a week, and it la bettered that, in actual prac- tlc* considerably more than 100,000 toaa a week can be produced, or approximately 6,000,000 tons per year on a full-Urn* schedule with all oveni running. '"'·."· . ' ' ' ; : In addition to the coke produced there will i'alto be recovered '48.000 toaa of sulphate of ammonia, 36,000, O** gallons of tar and 10,000,000- gal- : leu of light oil,, including the beniol and tuloul and a daily surplus .of gas of .approximately 75,000,000. coble f**t . . . . . ' The coke and. gas from th« oven* will t» n*ed by the various plants of the Carnegie Steel company. The TJaitied States govei-nment has .contracted for practically the entire output of the by-products, consisting of toUml and other 'munition-making chemical*, which will be turned over to the Dnpont, Aetna and other con- · terns'holding war orders. Th* gas will be piped to tie Carnegie Steel company's Dnqnesne, Homestead and. Clairton works and will replace a large amount of fuel now obtained from other sources. The coke, which is sufficient to serve 18 .b!aat .furnaces of 500 tons capacity each, will be used at the sane plant shipment, being.made over the Union railroad owned by' the Carnegie" Steel Coal for the Clairton plant win be shipped/ by river from the Palmer. Dirworth, Maxwell, Gates. Lambert. Kdenborn, Leckrone. Honco, Ralph and Bridgeport mines of the H. C. .Prick Coke company. To provide these mines -with facilities for transporting taeir cntfrof aadersionnd and dellr- e r J t g H to loading tippl» on-"the . river a very large sum at money.was expended by the Fri'ck company during tha past two years at longer. · : The Importance, of this plant as a raster in winning the war- mav be netted whea it is understood that the war making power of a nation in theM.'ttec*. it diroctly proportional to "its production of coke and its byproducts, particularly tploul, which is ,ttM baa* for th* manufacture of tri- nltro-tolenl, commonly called "T. N'. T . " . . · · : ' · ' . ' ' ; ' ' ' Tb« Clairton plant will produce «,S«C · galloni: of tolonU daily, which will saMply sufflcient explosives for 139.000 thrM-inch shells. The government has had a two-fold . int»reat" in tie completion' of this : plant and has rendered such limited aid as could be furnished. One interest is the itimnlation of incnase'l coke production as a means of iu- . eniasing pig iron production; the ether has been in the augmented output of chemical by-products used In th* manufacture 1 , of high explosives. . Th«:»lani.-'which represents the ..moat modern Ideas 'in*' construction aad equipment, is being, built by the , H, Kopficn Compaay of Fittsburg. Oth«r .plants in coarse of construc- 'tioB'ar*' 'at Toungstown for the' Toungstown Sheet · Tube company: at Fairmont. W.-Va., for the nUrmbn't By-Products company; at Swedeland. Pa., for th« Hainer-Wood Coke company and, at Haxelwood for the Jones s Steel' compan-y. OVER 160 MILLIONS PAD) TO RAILROADS BY THE GOVERNMENT 1« XMM, BMtalMrt AdvuMM Dmr- . ii« First Six XMttki LhM* Have Ben llBicr : Federal. CoutroL The Railroad ^Aknin!stration has adTuced »1«0,509,000 to the'railroads of, the nation since "the government NEWSY NOTES TELL WHAT'S HAPPENING mm MILL TOWN W. C. T. U. Supplies First Electric Fan for Hospital Use. ! LETTERCOMESFROMWARORPHAN Lleot. Kddto Blckentwcker standing by W» machine at: rtn American aviation field in France. ' Rtafcenbacker was .a'prominent, auto nor in this country and was formerly - chauffeur to General Penhlng in France, but he wanted 'something' more · exciting, so 'he joined the. aero corps and'has made 'food. He has been officially credited ·with, bringing -down a ·amber of Boche airplanes and Is known as a daring and courageous Hyer. AFTER-WAR DANGERS RAILROAD CONTROL Child In Fruce Adopted by L«*l Un- Ion Sends Greetings and Lavish Alton £ends Greetinga; La'rishe§ At- Axe Snpportiig Hhn; Oticr Jievrs. Declares an Eminent E»rop«aB Authority on Systems of GoTernmeat. All NATIONS AFFECTED War Has Sk»wn Fotmty el tke Flan; Breeds DbkoMstr. in Employes a* is Shewn by iBcHcieuy and Waste la Coveniieat Coatmlled Utilities Correwondenoe of A.«oH»t«d Prtn. ROME, June 29.-- Dr. Maffeo Pan- tantaleoni, .who, is considered an authority on systems of government. sees great danger for European nations in ' the war time tendency toward government control of railways. He says thalf.after the war the United States will shake off such "parasitic ideas."' In an interview with the Associated Frees, Dr. Fan- taleoni said: "Government ownership ot railways is only -one of the many afflictions sure to be imposed upon this poor old Europe after the. war. 'With the . war the 1 government -has become almighty with us. The government now do«s .everything and after, the war its encroachments will be appalling and bring us near to ruin. "The United States isirnn on different lined, it was founded on .. other principles, and while it may be harassed after. the^war by the bogles of government control, it will shake them off. The 'country is too young and strong. Parasitic government control ideas attacking it will be no more than lice on a big, healthy dog. "If I bad" never before beeu convinced of the futility of government control, this war would certainly have - convinced- me. . t am . now sure that the less government a nation has the better it is for the prosperity of Its people. .A .government is always. robbed, always too late in what it does, is always betrayed by its em- ployes. . · · : "The war waste in Italy has been about eight billion lire.'. It-is a we!l known . fact- -.that', privately owned German railways flare" always paid greater ··di.vidends/'thani .those owned by the government there.. .In France the Western railway, as controlled by the government, Is a. miserable and costly failure. . .. , ' - . "One of ' the p argujnent« advanced in favor of 'government;' ownership is that thereby a nation gets · a steady class ..of -.employes-' who.-:: pay debts, raise. fainiiies^live modestly, and do their work for relatively small pay. This is'.a; world : te failacy, too. The- whole -ruled by ·' · chance. The " greateaV wealth' of ;the "world, Its . Special to The-Courier. SCOTTDAU3, July 5.--Mrs. E. F. DeWiu entertained the ladies of the W. C. T. U. at her hcmc heru on Tuesday evening. The committes on funds reported that they would uuld an ei-i perience social on July 23. -The National .W. C. T.'U.. ma'deian /appeal for an electric fan with which they are equipping the base ' and cantonment hospitals. The local union gave the first Ian given by any union in the state. Hild-ervert DescbanipK. the first French war orphan to be adopted in Pennsylvania, has been adopted for a second year by the ladies, and one : woman, is choen to look after each of the three, the local union lias adopted. Each, woman is. responsible for .writing to each orphan. In.answer to a card sent this lad the ladies received th'e following card, which was. translated: by, Mias laura Jean Jarrett: . "Dear Mothers:--In answer to your dear little card I write I am happy of having had.your news. I thank yon very much for the .good sentiments waich you have for me. Never 'will I forget it · of 'you. Now I am going to ischool every day and.I am beginning to learn well. I listen to my teacher zealously. 1 am much too small to go to see you., In lieu of that experience being written to by yon would be very pleasant for me. I thank you very heartily for the trouble you have taken for me. My mother joins me also in thanking you. Beceive thanks for your protege and your acquaintance from afar. I embrace you each from afar, d«ar mothers." The mother who looks after Hilder- vert was sending him yesterday i caid showing him why we were celebrating the independence of this country arid what she' wished for him. On«i new active member and eleven honorary members were received. The program was on "Americanization" and was in charge of Mrs. W. W. Eicher. Mrs. Elcher had a very interesting paper on "What We Owe the Italian.". Mrs. P. E.. Steelemlth. read a paper on '^faking Citizens Out of foreign Bora Wom*n." .Mrs. C. W. Stauffer read a paper on German propaganda, entitled "Our Girls In Franee." A vote ot thanks was voted Sirs. DeWitt for her pleasant evening's entertainment. Kmitttag party. Twenty friende gathered at the Edwin ivenue home of Mrs. Halite Meds- gar and held a knitting party. The only out of town guest was Mrs. Mods- gar's stater, Miss Anna Sipes of PitU- burg, who in her guest Ellenberger Property Sold. E. r. DeWitt has sold the Charlwi Ellcnberger property in North Scottdale to James Albert McGiflln. John Skelkey. John Shelkey, aged 80 years, fonr months and eight days, died "Wednesday, June 36, at the home of his son Elttrer, of North Scottdale, of old age. He was a veteran of the Civil war. His wife died many years ago. He M survived by three sons, William, Vanderbilt, R. F. D.; Elmer, North Scottdaie. and Andrew, Calumet. He leave* two sisters, Mrs. 'William Mln- iard, Uniontbwn; .Mrs. Westley Blair, Vanderbilt, R. F. D., and a brother, Joseph, Cbautaun.ua, N. Y. The funeral was held Friday, with services at the Flatwoods Baptist church, and interment in FlatwoooB cemetery. Dinner for Draftee. Mrs. Charles Eicher entertained at a G o'clock dinner at her home at Kingsview, in honor of Lawrence Eicher, who went to Camp Lee. Cover* were laid for 10. Hone From OMn. Mrs. Charles Johnson, Florence and Carl Johnson and Swain Greenwald have returned home after a visit at Yonngstown, 0. They motored thero and back in their new Buick car. Skelf Emptying starts Friday, July 5, in this store. It will mean an earnest and determined clearing of.all our shelves, drawers, racks and boxes. Broadway Ladies' Store, as you get off the car, Scottdale, Pa.--Adv. . Personal. Sflso tJla May and Grace Morris of Imperial, and Calvert Dilzell Camlin of Wilkinsonrg, are the guests of their . anumed control of the line*; Of thiBJmpney loss, ybirdp so^at the expense crops,: depend pn'- : the .-weather. If. yon j grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. "W. M. give'a!., class of : people ."hi a nation a i Calvert. · ^ sure. thing'.', remove th'eir. chances of j Miss Jennie Snyder of Pittsburg. is amoont 138,195.000 was advanced June. Of the total amount ·rminent obtained J18.745.000 from the smrplus balaoces nt certain railroads, and · $141,764,000 frnm the revolving "fond of th« Treasury Department-. . In a statement the Railroad Administration sayi that there is.at.present an encouraging diminution ; in .the pr*ssiir* to:borrow from the^government to meet the financial needs of ancedvin'jof'the^other.'people, c of. the' fanners, the gov- !for;: : ins!*ncer'. who roust; take .great chances: ' 'In -other. · words,- -you in- . . "Owing to imprxn'ed hmoney conili- . tiona-and ·better;earnings," :the jtate- ment said, "the railroads of the country are showing-increased ability to provide for their" own" : . financial requirement, both .'in the '.matter of meeting maturing bond'·'issues and in . securing fnnds \needed-. for improve- their prop- 'znents and a'dditions to eny.' Of the total advances made to. date In the shape of loan? or on account, ot compensation, the New- York., New Haven * Hartford, railroad received the largest amount, $4«,%4,DOO; New York Central - Lines,' $35,00(;000; Peni.sylvaaia Italirtud company |25 - OM.OOO;. Baltimore k Ohio railroad, · · crease' the : risks , of'the' majority for the benefit of the minority. "Besides, this class 'of. people with the snreijtbing'on small, pay-.wind up by^nqt'earning what they are paid: It is not their.individual'fault but that cf the system. . . . ' "I repeat, and with the experience ,of many years, of Eiirope;. behind me, that everything a government does must be badly done,.and the degree of badness depends pri the average capacity of the'nation doing it The ppstofflce and government telegraph and telephone systems: of Europe are monuments to inefficiency and waste. "TKe prosperity: and welfare of the whole world in. the near future depends upon the'fight which ..honest and. intelligent people make; against the follies. of' government control." " Pitcher. Cliff. HTfl, property of PhB- adelphia Athletics, now in the National aray, win b« permitted to pitch for the ITort'Worth dob of the Texas league so lanf as De does not lea-re ' " ' ' ' " the guest of Helen Sisley. Mrs. George Siberts has returned .from a visit paid Ohio friends, bringing with her her granddaughters, Hilla Wilson of Cambridge, O., and Margaret Wall of Warren, O. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. .Hitenour and daughter Beulah have returned from New York City, where they spent some time visiting. nnntiig nargatns T Tf so. read our .advertising columns. ccooooo oooooooooocooc J. B. KURTZ, MU1AMY PUBLIC AMD REAL UTATL Goods' of Known Quality at Prices Below the Inferior Grades WbittaU Rugs New Patterns A Display of New Rugs In Patterns of Wonderful Richness and Beauty j Our Rug Department now has on dinplay the largest variety of patterns in our history, including the new Oriental designs in rich shades of characteristic colors. Rugs are the background of the home and for this reason should be chosen with the utmost care. Color harmony, rich contraei, and soft tones characterize every rus In our stock and you can be rare of finding in our iLrge assortment of room-size rugs, just the design that pleases you. The durability of a rug is of equal importance with its pattern. When you bus a rug at this store you can be assured that it wiH give years of satis- tory service, because with onr wide and valued experience nothing but rugs of real quality ever enter our stock. Come in and inspect, our new'rugs. A Good Mattress is the First Essential ol a Good Sight's Best Two Mattress Specials For Saturday and Monday $11.50 All Felt -__ There is more to a mattress than merely ticking and felt Of equal importance is .the workmanship. This all-felt mattress is made specially for us by a manufacturer who knows how to build a mattress ttiat will never grow humpy, and will always insure a comfortable night's sleep. $22:50 AH Hair Because a.hair-mattressris the most comfortable of all . and .gives more service than* others, many, people think its price must . be. prohibitive. But this special hair mattress is so reasonable in : that we feel certain :it win 4 a place- in many a home.; Made of selected hair, firmly sevred. vriti a fine.grade.of art; ticking. Save Money on Dining Tablo Again -we set th e pace io cutting prices on furniture necessities, hvery dining table in our store is especially priced during this month. Prices start at $14.75 $27.50 Kitchen Cabinets as low as . They have all the conveniences, the labor saving devices and the features that really help the busy housewife conserve her time. Thrift Sale prices will mean a tidy saving to many a home. Two Rooms in One and Save 25%. By purchasing a. bed-davenport during this sale, you add what IB practically another room to your home and .pay exactly 257n less than. you. would ordinarily. There are any number of different designs in the short or long widths., prices rariijing upwards from $39.00 Leonard C l o a n a b l e Refrigerator Here is a Refrigerator that is scientifically constructed--triat is made of the best materials only--that is built by specialists to last a. life-time. That's why the Leonard Cleanable is a permanent investment. Ten Walls to Save Your Ice! That's -why the Leonard Cleanable win save it's cost in ice alone--conserves and saves your food most economically. Cone in and se* the Family size ^Leonard that we're offering at $8.50 $9.75 Heary 3 In«h Continuous Post Iron Bed Beds on sale for the entire week. Plenty in stouk to supply you. Finished in the "beet grade of white enamel--mounted' on ball bearing casters--twelve heavy fillers. Aaron's Exclusive Agents for the New Process Gas Range --the "Grand Good" Range that has made hundreds of Connellsville Housewives happy! We have been selling the New Process for over 15 years-thousands of them every year--and thousands of satisfied customers as a result! The New Process is a. wonder for pleasing . As a baker it is in a class by itself. Captured grand prize at San-Francisco Exosition. i Just Over the Bridge Connellsville (West Side) WillSrcI SERVICE STATION Carroll Battery Co. i Fatiorj TnOood Battery Mm. Dolt Now Save $10.00 by planing your order now for a CALORIC Pipeless Furnace. .Estimates cheerfully furnished on plumbing and heat of all kinds. C. A. BRILHART BeH 48-M. SCOTTDAI/JE, PA. Tri-State 84-X. a| . MOTOR- THUCtt ,,« MOVING AMD BO P1A.-JO9 i WKCIALTT. :

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