The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on July 13, 1918 · Page 3
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, July 13, 1918
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SATURDAY, JULY 13,1918. * ' . ' ' ' THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILIE, PA JHKKHi fc A ·ft MANY Of THE COAL OPERATED AT LOSS Mae Tax Betms, For 11C Reread Some Swrpriaiig Kcsalta. TOTAL DEHCIT $18,722336 Tfa. Sistalaed »v 8K C»psak» WUe VOt Sade fnUkt «t $K* f reansyltaafe Had 30K Oat ·f M4 *· Wioag SMe oi tke I*4ger. An analysis o! the income tax re 1 - tnrns tor the year 1316, prepared by the Daily Digest ot the National Coal association, ma^es some rather startling and surprising revelations concerning the profitableness of tho coal mining industry during that year. By the statistics presented i t . is shown that almost one^nalf, of the operating companies operated without profit.' "Tlie total grots receipts tor all coal producing corporations reporting to the .treasury for,the year," says the Digest; "aggregated $760,223,187. Ot this sum, 1,833 companies operating at a profit received }674,-104,541. and S«o companies operating at a. loss received »85,*19,646. . Figures covering the operation* of the-corporations which made a profit follows; Groaa income,' |«74,408,54i; total t- , dBcUons,' including operates- expenses, etc.,- were (553,325,711;' net income, $121,082,830. On the net income there was paid a normal tax (the only, tax then imposed by the f«d- er»j government, as the .period ante- ? dates the war revenue law of 1917) o f ' 12.399.000. - - . "Companies operating at a loss ported cross income of J85,819,S-16, p*ns« of JIM.541,980, and a deficit of MH.732,336. The net income, there- tor.*, : -of all coal-producing corporations reporting to the government for the period was |102,360,4D4. "These figures do not iucluile viduals, partnerships and associations, but cover only' the activities of corporations. : ·"The activities of coal-producing corporations in some of the chief coai states are thus reported:- Alabama, 51 companies operated at a profit, 30 at a loss; Arkansas, 10 companies operated at a profit, 17 at a loss; Colorado, 53 companies it a profit. 34 at a loss; Illinois, 169 at a profit, 76 at a loss; Indiana, 75 at a profit, 23 at a loss; Iowa, 52 at a profit, 33 at a loss; Kentucky, 131 at a profit, 48 at a loss: Missouri. 67 a: a pront, 30. at a loss; Montana. 10 at a profit of $23,301, nine at a loss of ?46,S14, showing a deficit for-all companies of J22.813; Ohio,-161- at a profit, 57 at a loss; Oklahoma., 25 at a profit, 16 at.a loss; Pennsylvania, ·Ml.-at a profit of 145,627,760, and 203 at a less of 112,0*2.577. showing j. net ·profit-of I33.565J83 for the indastry in the state or approximately J50.000 for each .company engaged in- mining coal; Tennessee, 57 at a profit and 34 at a loss; Texas, 11 at a profit, 14 at '·'loss; Utah; 13 at a profit-six at a loss; Virginia, 23 at a profit, 15 at a -loss; Washington, 14 at a profit, 22 at a loss; West Virginia, 321 at a profit, . S3 at a- loss, and Wyoming, 12 at a profit and six at a loss." " re ~ 16, ex-1 The HighestOassTalking Machine in the World R EMEMBER when yon buy a phonograph that you are buying a pbonegrafk--aot primarily a piece of furniture, DOT a method of payment, nor a collection of mechanical device;. Because of its unequalled' tone (which won the highest score for quality at the Panama-Pacific Exposition) Sonora is invariably selected when heard in comparison. You will of course -hear the Sonora before you buy any instrument. ·so tu Mo IBS rios tlM SIM 1200 »27S |37S McDonald Music Co. Hotel Royal Block .Sonora k araoMd and ofMratM ·mAa BASIC PATMTTS 1110 1140 *SOO $1000 WE LIVE IN CONNELL5V1LLE, EARN OUR MONEY HERE; THEN WHY NOT'SPEND IT AT HOME? Why should we buy in Conneliz- viile* . Because this Is our home town. T?e live iere, we work" here, we play here and earn and draw our money 'here. Then why.should we not buy here? Our merchants have expended thousands, and thousands of dollars here in leasing* stores, spent money in remodeling their stores to suit their get lower prices. Our home merchants can furnish us anything we need and it is our duty" to buy at home. their money salaries here. line .of».busine They have laid in an immense itocv o! ill kinds of merchandise to suit our demands. They are employing .hundred«''and hundreds of our men and women to help'us select the very articles we want. The merchants in Conaellsvllle are striv- ; to help us in every way they can. IB it not onr duty to help them! Did you ever stop to think of their week- The merchants spend here; ihey nay their They are our leaders. Therefore, they are entitled to our business. If only we tried as hard .to help them by buying : at home as they are trying to carry stocks to meet .our demands in j Quality and in price, we would soon j put bankruptcy out of commission. Tou make your -living in Connells- rille. The least you can do la to make yourself a promise, and fulfill it, that you will not buy anything of any char- j icter whatever until you have tried to | flnd It Jn Connellsvlile. And you will find it. If you will only be a good citizen and first look for It in Councils- / 1 Investigation Never Lost a Man a Dollar, But Has Made Thousands for Many '"THE Courier Job Department can save you money and time on your printing needs, for we have the most modern equipped printing plant in Fayette county* .* All we ask is a chance to bid on your work, surely we are entitled to this. Investigate dur service and printing, CALL ON EITHER PHONE THE COURIER COMPANY Job Printing Department ff - - . IMPROVED HOUSING Imeclato St*»s to he Taken In Washington to Provide for Workers ·WASHINGTON, .July 13.--The' United States Civl'. Service Commission, announces that it is now in a position to state definitely to the public that steps will be .taken at once to.relieve the congested living : conditions in Washington, which have been an obstacle in the way of re: cruiting the civil service to meet war needs. Commission is advised by the Department of Labor that the erection of temporary hotels and restaurants, to be conducted under government supervision for the use of federal employes in Washington will begin at once. · , It Is 'expected that- the first units will be ready for occupancy early in ly and monthly pay rolls! If you have vilie. Patronize and help loyal Connot, please stop and think it over. | nellfirllle merchants, and this includes Don't get a.foolish idea and think that! print shops also, by ordering from elsewhere that you Dawson. DAWSON, July 12.--Ray Neville was a business caller in Plttsburg Thursday. Gasoline, 2«c. Wells-Mills Motor Car Co., ConnellsvilJe.--Adv-27-4t. Born--To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Merrill, East Liberty, a baby girl. Charles Harper was a Fittsburg caller Thursday. Mrs. M. B. Pryce and sou have returned to their home in Connellsville after a few days' visit with her sister, Mrs. Clarence McGill. The. T. M. ,C. A. baseball team is at Mount Braddbck today ifcattling with the coke team of t'bat place. HAS CONFIDENCE IN AMERICA English Writ.r Satisfied That Country's Spirit Is Undefeated and Undefestable. The soundness at core of the modern man hns bail one long triumphant demonstration. Take that wonderful little story of a certain- British superintendent of the pumping station at .some oil wells in Mesopotamia. A valve in the oil pipe had split and a fountain of oil was being thrown up oil alt aides; whiln thirty'yards off nnd nothing between, the furnaces were in full blast. To prevent a terrible conflagration American j\ £ecejyg Aviation ictionmlfafa has returned from -a visit to his old · home in Frostburg, Md. He was born j and raised in the Maryland town and i is alwyas glad to get back amou^ | his old-time friends. . Born-r-To : 'Mr. and ' Mrs; C. E. Grimm, a 12-pound girl. : A benefit dance for the Red Cross . dations will be provided as they ar.e needed. Each rcom will be arranged for the occupancy of but one person. '." In tie meantime, the room registration oflce, which is conducted by the District of Columbia Council of De. fense under the auspices of the.Conn- cll of Natlraal Defense, la afcle to provide rooming and board)jig accommodations for the naiir ap- I jolntees. At the. latest report, the raom registration office hald on Its Itats more than 5,000 rooms which I '· had been inspected aod: fmind avail\ . able for government employes. i ; :Thos» who arrive on/late trains j · may find accommodations for the { night by applying at the booth of the [ District Council of Defense, which !« 1 aromiuently situated n the untoa station, where all trains.arrive. . ' Perryopolis. PEaUaTOPOtilS, July U.--Mr. and Mrs. Kmer Skiles ;'gave a'surprise party Thursday evening in honor of their daughter Mildred's eleventh birthday. Various' 1 fames and music , furnished the entertainment for the eviBJnff. followed/ by refreshments. Iflj* Mildred was presented with a · piano by her pafents. Dr. K. P. Kimerer ana Dr. J. B. ; Martin retunwa from .Lancaster Fri- Dewey Gallltan ot Donora, and Les- li» . Callitan f o f Connellaville, were guarts of Mr. and Mrs. .S. M. Galley Thursday. J . Jfrs. Vary Davidson and Miss Anna Hack are visiting relatives at Uniontown this weak. . Kr. and .Sirs. ·William Luce of Jeaa- · aetta. and Mrs. J. D. Bnttennore returned from Camp Lra Thursday ev«- · -."^^^"-t--.--^. '·'·?: v;X-^%' ; : v/:;-: : ;. uiy i , . j Monday will be pay day on tho j Pittsburgh take Erie-Yough division, j Donald McGill. accompanied by his i cousin, Rosy-ln Pryce, were Con- j nollsvllle visitors Friday. i Cariton Nerwmver, returning from! a visit at Cain]} Lee, reports seeing ail the boys from town and says all are IB good spirits and are looking fine.. . ' THINGS THAT GROW DOUBLE Freata of Nature That the Wisest of . Men Find torn* Difficulty la Explaining. . Nature does some strange:things in the formation of'vegetables, nuts and different kinds of fruits, an r exchange states. It U quite'common to find two or more growing together, and naturalists frequently run acres* swae very carious /nafca. : · Double ears of corn are quite com- inon. ·. They grow side by side, and are sonwtlnuM of equal site; but usually one has a little better chance to grow nnd gets .the advantage oyerrthe other. A donbte ear on exhibition in one of. furnaces. The snpertntenaent, without a moment's hesitation, sprang through the oil spruy,, turned off the furnuces, and. died. Modern man has been doing things like that all through this war. We Britons are an Insular people, ignorant, for the most part, of anything outside our own emptre; nnd it tribute to America'that one could go the length of Britain anfl flnd hardly a-creature who was not confident that Americans will display the same endurance, bravery and unselfishness that we have seen displayed by our own men ail these, years. Instinctively, we know and fee[ ; it There is something proud la Americans as in ourselves, something undo- 'feated and aodefeatable. It comcs.of our common cult of freedom and of the Individual conscience, and in both our countries Is a growing, not a withering, quality.--John Gelsworthy In Harper's Magazine. UTTALBOT FREEMAN ewe or THE MA AHEBICAN Art* ft.YIN6.ON Insists That Frail, Nervous Women Can Speedily Became Strong and Vigorous X Vigorous Healthy Body, Sparkling Eyet and Health- Colored Cheeks Come in Two Weeks, Says Diccovcrer of Bio-ftren. WorlcTa GnadMt Health Builder Co«to Nothing U n U » » U Girt* to W o m e n ' the . Bucrnnt Health They Long foe. It U ·*!*· to Mr that n*bt her* ta thia blc city ar* ten* of tfaoHaMad* of who in. two w«elta' tlu* oowlA make tbaniaMttva »o haalthr, *o Attt«e» no ]r»Bn-znlnded that th*y ·would compel tli* adralratloa *f a\U tk*lr friend*. American aviators, receiving tn- rtrnctlon from Italians at a certain Aviation Held in Italy, are arousing great enthusiasm among the Italian officers In charge.of the school. · One oi the Instructors, writing recently in an Italian aviation Journal, stated that anything «ald in praise oi the Ameri- can pnpils would fan short of expressing the facts. "Willingness to serve and an ambition to learn are the most Impressive qualities of the young American aviator," he said. "All of them hare set out with an enthusiasm that Ig altogether admirable. "We have found that tne nturty unprovoked raids on Italian cities, causing, as they always do, such ter' rlblo damage among the EKhltectnral monuments of the country, have stirred the Americans to even greater desire to become accomplished avla tor. »t an early date and to serve In tte defense ot famous Italian art o b-i that thewe despondent woin»u lacfc i all plentifully snpplto If yon ar« unbltlbu, . la M*. w»ot to have c h*»lttjy, i oua body, clear vldn anA mytm that show ao dnllneM, in«.k* np rwr mtad to get a paekar* ot Bto-t*nm xigfct away. It coats bnt IltO* and jvt eaa aM An original packasn at aar " Take two tablata after eu and 'on* at b*dttne-- ·av«n a. *ay ·even days -- tto*n on* mft*r "nTiTg tflj all ar* gone. Then It 700 don't fMt twice aa good, look twiee tw att.»tlii and feel twice a» mtnaf- am befon TOU itarted, your money le wattiBy tor you. It belomra to yon. tor tb« ittam^m of Bio-f*r*B do*aa r t want one p«aa»r of it onleaa it AaUUte all claUsa, Neighborly Amenities. Joe TJlhlein, hunter of polar bears, polar ' stars, . aurora boreaiises and other wild carnivorous harmless mara- msjs, Including ducks, swans and welsh rabbits; may be found at sunup and sundown .with- his tmtfy pruning knife and safety shears pruning and shearing nil.his plants and flowers, and Henry Thompson, his neighbor, says; "If Joe would.only let nature tate its ronrse, the things that intended to come up .this: spring, wouldn't "wait until next fall." 'But Joe says: "I guess I know more about dandelions nnil pedigrees than Henry does. -Why, .. _. _________________ ._. . , the Western Watts was certainly a cu-j Just look .at that statue of the replica 1 of a polar bear I shot on t 1 ,· side of the house; he couldn't Hhrjot a thing : rioslty. One aide was one variety of corn, .while the other. side was so different that it was hard to believe the thnt looka like : that even it he bad two bad. grown K close togther. | n EUH," und Henry In one of, lils'dul- Double heads: ot wheat are quite j TMt neighborly tone* replied: "I common, bQt double grains are scarce..! wouldn't need a gun. to shoot at n thing *" ·· . - - - . . . . . . . TAKING FOOD UP TO THE AMERICAN TRENCHES J'fcj^lihMM. vt the formula secret abovt the formula, of Blo* It is priotod on f«F*a. Bar* Grains of rye, however, are often don- ble, and the same is true of rice. Onions, radishes, beeta, carrots, turnips, cabbages and other vegetables ore often found hi double'form. The: prettiest specimens of double peacbea are those with two seeds, as ·they are moat distinctly double, being Joined at a point about half-way from the st«atL of_th» bloaacm ends. lilte that," and disappeared through d tilim cract in the fenca with his ·tin- lighted cigar.--Milwaukee Journal. The Proper Tim*. About what time was it when the wa» giving bis'evidence: thst the prisoner lost countenancer' *ss#o** -It iras when Ws lace AND DOES IT! Ask yonr Dentiat, be knows. On Transporting food on ft narrow-gnnKe. road, car hauled by mule, to tlie trenches under cover of dense woods. not the cheap kind but the " good kind done here.

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