The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on July 23, 1918 · Page 1
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, July 23, 1918
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C8N11NIJE TO HOLD GROUND TAKEN AGAINST ALL ENEMY ASSAULTS, AT THE SAME 1HE MAKING INROADS HERE AND THERE RETREAT BEFORE MEW DRIVE BY THE FRENCH; AMERICANS TAKE JAULGGNNE Fighting of the Night Limited to Artillery ; .Action; but the Day was Expected to 1 Bring Further Heavy- Assaults; French Along the Marne Imperilling the Teu- tonic Forces in That Locality; British Still Swinging Ahead. SflNX MARCH 21 HEARING MILLION WITCH UUIIICH mw ATTACK. *, Jaly r«V--Tk* freack at 8:1* o'dack tkfc imora- i a MTW attack la tk« raflea aortkweat of XeattMUer tartljr after .row. ta4aj. tkb mxrata*; the Ereaek wen reported t» laMtleeaaireat effearadlee. kt «a tke aasi* af tke aaTfc«a tkat tke attack GARBAGE TRUCKS NOW USED DO NOT MEETTHE DEMAND »r. C. If. Utta, Head of »«parf- meat, J.iks Coaa«ll I« Large Oae. _ SCIONS DO NOT fleeter Imtlmmttm That [Men He Is Able te (Uve rreper Service He Ifffl 8tea Dewa a*a Oils Sooth 814* Stntt U Br Imnreved at Oaee. CAPTURED, i tewa af JaaJgoaae, ea tke kjr tke · *aar»raai trko an eoaUaainc tkelr tkktairaMe k mortal. - AlXiBS MOED ALL dAIKS. WITH TU AJOKICAK ABVX OH THE rJMMT, My n, l«*» A. J*V-Urena*gkt latenaatlM la to he tkat today ,,., ~.-~ attaeka wltk aat We tkaa aft-at tka Hivaa. / J " ' at Qeaeral Peraklat aaa Oeaeral Petals are iaefc af iiaaai tkey ka»e McfaM fmrM a«r«fe,af Ai § mml a«art| -Tlfcfii aii 8CF«reC r HHk« eaat tk« KOBE TttLAtSW OCCTTPDBD. aettftty alemf tke kattle treat i IT tke war ' taaay. Veatatiter, la' tke Soapae eeetar, a aemlttctl tke mack to eecaaw~tke ra% Saarfltan ami AaarBlan. Tka /MteSeV--(Hara* Agaaey)--Freaek arofna* la tke ;i.;4a*rlaa.,.ai-;«afcky i; ] Ckaaaaa, «*?· tka Ecke ae Far»vwiH aaaa "-*----Via*'Bantam. aaalUaai IB thai aattar amteaaala, H«w ratBiairal da MUty^ araqr kave etaant tke Kama,! IiHenaaaa, fay. tke Pettt Jearaal wkfck M i eaak ef tke Kane la tfca laftaa wffl Tka efeaMel af tka e*Mmw« LOMISB BKACH*EKOmVOU8 TOTAL." _ H'BaTaa.Agemtj)--Aiiinfitag te a xarlaw VHowae Tfcrii, tka aewaaaaer ,*n rfRKNCH ABUT ON THB AI3NB-MARNK *rtjr ».--The flereeat ftjlrtlng oontlno«* the Genaan lalteat be- The efforta ot tke e _, attempt to prevent tke Allied troop* from _ LOB ettber aide aad tkaa periUa*; tke great maaaea \alsnerWa trooaa, *ilU iritkin the aendMdnlar Deeptte tbe Ger- v_^t.v,-^_i^_^-._ BYenelvAinarlean and Brtttah troop* all CBITISH SCOKB AOADf. ,, LONDON, Jaly Ji.--Adrancea ia local operation* were ,^ka BrttlaM lant niffat, today*war offee report shows- 5 -TtaHaa wit 'jwakud forward aUfbtly toath of Hefatorae on the C|wt Datanam ARM aad Albert aad amrth of feerda aatfJIeteren ; %tka Plaaien frcmt Tke Jritieh poamona atoo mre impror- ^JmttetkaHunalMbtar and nottkr of Albert - Tke German artil- meactirlty ,-with ga* akella la tke Villera ·eetor. eaat of Amlena, tke -war office announced j " t Handicapped by lack of facilities for handling the diiipoeal of garbage. Dr. C. W. Uttt, betidj at the department. intimated- to members of conncU at the muling lut evening that iinlem ·ota* provision, ia mad* for better *er- vie* he will give up tie work. To mMt th» demand* of increasing pa- troBag* Dr. rjtu said It is abaolutaly neeesaary that council provide a larg- ·er track than the Ford* now in we, w*fcb, the doctor said, will not stand the strain. th« consequence being that a goodly part of the time they are oat of nmimlMlnn and the department ·able to five service. 1 'UK* of means to fir* proper *er- -rtee, said Dr. Utta, la causing toe city »Joe* «f MOO monthly in 1 income, this amount representing how much the city to -golmg a the hoi** each nMnth. '-Th* actual receipt* lut month w»r« |COO, Dr. UtU said, but had he ham able to give the service demanded the receipt* would have Wen aramd fW». He aatted that council ose a put of the appropriation ot H40B tor pnrehaae of a truck. Parehasing Agent Hoover the apawtrmtion hae been about Or. Utta presented ngar to show met there remain* overflow*. Suggestions that the street team be ·aed a part of the time did not Met with tevor beeeaei of the tact that tine ia lost to tripe to and from the cfeonncQ were not ^tnclih- to accede to the demand Mayor oKered the loan of a track; for a week but tale the doctor said would not aolve the problem. Dr. Utts ·trooglT iattmated th* -aalea* he 1* enabled to provide proper service he will chre-ap the direction of the work. The offer ot the major still stand* ami-It i* expected nee will he mad* of the track to determine bow a laraer «·» nan aJM terra* tae parpoa*. OnmeUmaB Hoover proposed putting the iratem OB a strictly cash baa- la by reaairta*; that cnatoner* coon) to the eBee aad par ia advaace to\- eervice, at the time of giving notice they wanted it Dr. Utta said tbto would work no better than the areeent arilem lor the reaaon that tbe eWjr would be on*We'to meet demano* baoaase of lack of mean* of bendttng thereroee. Conaeil aumorUed Ihirchasdng Boy IT- Hoover to secure bid* for tbe gradtna. curbing and paving ot Davideon avenue and Chestnut street win « view of havina; that work at Inert well aader way before another winter eat* m with it* mud 1 to jester the folk* of that section. If the resident* will agree it i* proposed to have the street* excavated and. the base completed. Then It war condition* prevent completion ot the work at tMi tone the people feel they 'will nave street* that are paasable Th* bid* are to be in by tbe evening of Ancast I. i The pnrehadag agent wa* also in- stractftd to receive bid* for toe construction' of concrete sidewalks along aroewrtle* the owners of which liave neglected to comply with orders to 1*7 them. Setting forth that it 1* urgent, mem. Mr* of the police force aaked council to provide a T*trol, Chief Bower* Lieutenant McDonald were the They indicated It did not matter whether' It be iTtard or a side Ueatenaat McDonald expressed the conviction'that if the poltce'i required to drat men to the lockup) as i* now sometimes secenary 'beat the reduced'number of the force, there will sometime be a riot Mayor IMggaa referred" the petition to hhmelt a* bead of the Department ot Panic: Aflaln. Tit next meeting of cnncd will be Monday eventng, Jnlj 2 Partly cloady tonight and Wednesday, probably showers ^.is the noon weather forecast for "Western lylvania.: Penn- Mr* BUcB'jone*, W yeart old, Fanaers. Among the volunteer farm laborer* who were oo the Job yerterday are N Leea*.'j O. Barnes, Antonio Bufand aad J. M. Toong. who were pitehittg hay on the Myers farm on tke Narrow*, and;W. ll Wright and ttnbart Norria who- were, hoeinf eon m a farm 1m the Ftatwood*'district; U Brown and II C Moore, Bnyder farm at Murphy Siding, aad J. Darr aad C. W.Bash, Itorelaad farm. Danbar towaahra. FIRE CAUSES DELAY. W RESUMPTION AT U.S. STEEL PLANT Fifteen minutes before pouring the teat heat at the plant of the United State* Eloctric Steel company in HeM Bottom, -recently 1 leased by the Jeeaop Steel company of Washington, Pa., fire last night, developing in the instrument transformer at the point ot connection between the service line and. the switchboard slightly damaged the bonding and i* temporarily holding up the work there Work will be resuned a* soot a* the necessary damaged parts can be secured. The furnace wa* not damaged The metal was poured onto the floor to prevent chilling in the furnace The high tension transformers, were not damaged and only one corner of the plant was slightly, burned. A line ot hose wa* stretched from tbe Baltimore A,Ohio yards aero** %he river to the plant and helped much -·n holding down the names ; The hcne broke three time*, bat the chemical truck of the Connellaville Are department jWent to the plant and com- jjletelj- extinguished the fire.. ' BELGIAN RELIEF , STEAMER ATTACKED BY A SUBMARINE Br A»oelat*d Preu AN ATLANTIC PORr, Joly M -A large steamer with .part of her smoke stack (one and her bridge damaged, in tow of a government tug. off the southern Ktw England coast, wan reported by the captain, ot a steamer which arrived* here (today The captain believe* tile disabled veeael to be a Belgian relief steamer. The vessels were In the (Vicinity ot the scene ot the operation of the German submarine which on Sanday at tacked a tug and four barge*. , GOVERNMEKT TAKS OVER WIRE SERVICE WEDNESDAY, JULY 31 . ·WASHINGTON, Joly K -- President Wilson today Issued a proclamation taking over control of telegraph., telephone, cable and radio system* for the duration of the war, effective next July M. Authority tan operate* the win systems 1* veated IB? the postmaster general. . i , DRAFTEES GO TONIOTT ea TTI11 Xarek tnm tfce Aramy Sbertly Befvn · e'elaek. mth but few exceptions all the draftee* summoned to appear before tlie local Boards'for District No*. 2 aad i tor roll call and induction into tbe National Army, appeared Pctaton Crowley waa made captain ot District No '2 men, with 1 Michael Woiak, Frank Welmer and Irwin 'Wol- hi» corporals. Louis N'Phelp. of Vfaeeling 'W Ta, the one man in the No 2 list who did not appear, had been selected by tbe board to be captain but when he did sot 'appear, Crowley was substituted and another corporal appointed v r Shortly before ,9 o'clock a parade will be formed at the armory with Company G, tup Boy Scouts who are not at camp, the Connellsville Military band and the draftee* In line Two In Jfatfanal CeuMlI Airatea Bribery IiresUgaika. NEW YORK. July 23.--Agencies of the Council of NaitonalOtetense were Involved today In the nation-wide conspiracy of alleged, -bribery''and graft in the manuf*ctnre"jot soldiers' -ibber raincoats through the arrest (Harry E I*zara«; a member of the council'* snb-comnitttee .anpervhlng raincoat production, f " t Department of Justice agents also took Into custody .Charles L. Poller, chief government,-!inspector ,tbr the a/ manufacturing district TTTji Mtckargeil From Hwpftal. ' s Winifred Sliger, and Frank Gaddls have been discharged from the Cottage State hospital , * y MORE BUYERS AND FARMERS APLENTY AT CURB MARKET Third Sales Carnival This Homing Slows Improvement Orer Others. MOST SELL OUT QUICKLY S»ae Ire (J«»e in H»lf »n Ho«r TTMle Others, TTltfc Heavier IMA*, Take Care 01 tbe Late Arrivals; All Signs Feint to Sanee** of tie The crowd of borers Increased at Connellsville s third curb market wb*"h 'opened at 8 o'clock tils morning on tlie ground* in the rear of the poeUfflce Twelve farmers were on hand'urtth vegetables, fruits and poultry. Some o! the loads were disposed at in less than an hour Other trucks carrying heavier loads were patronized. by the late arrival! Men and women, all carrying baskets, gathered at the grounds shortly before 8 o'clock in order to be on hand when the market opened. Peas and beans were In demand and sold fast One man who had the first roasting ears on the market lor sale quickly ·old oat his stack of them. Peaches and apples Tent fast also The number of buyers today had noticeably Increased, but more women are urged to carry baskets to the market grounds on Tuesday s and Tridays Brery new customer boosts the curb market and encourages the farmer to bring 'his products to th* city for sale. Ripe tomatoea, fresh onions and cabbage were plentiful today Peaches were alto placed on sale Many apples /were purchased. Carrots and other garden. products were to be had, a* well as buttermilk and eggs, Some of ''the farmers at the market today were new arrivals, not having been here before. On* man said he had Intended bringing m a load of young chickeae, but failed to do so, and there were no springers on the grounds, although a demand developed for them. , Among persons at the market with baskets this morning were women from Greenwood and distant parts of the South Side ' Moat of the farmers have their pro 4 dnce in first class condition, the onions, carrots and beets being nicely prepared. The next market day will be on .Friday and ihe market committee asks every woman who Uses fresh goods on her Sunday table to go to the market for their purchases The farmers arrive on the grounds about 7.SO o'clock and are ready to begin sales immediately at 8 o'clock. County Farm Agent Dougherty is looking after the farm end and encouraging the farmers to sell their- produce in the city All he wants in this city is the cooperation of, the consumer ^th the market growing steadily, if Is hoped that Friday will be the biggest day since the opening Brother of John £. Doraan TYonnied; TV. P. Shermaa Xember. That Hospital LJJnlt to Vhich sol- dlers^f rom layette and Westmoreland counties are attached is in action in France is shown by~a telegram recefv- ·ed- Sunday night by John M. TJornan of 'East Green street from the War Department, stating that his brother, Hobert C Doraan of New Alexander, was seriously wounded while in action. Dornan enlisted in Hosp'tal Unit L and has been in France for the pact several months He Is a son of Ifr and Mrs Robert "Dornan of New Alexander and has frequently visited at his brother's Jiome here W T Sherman, -termer city editor of Tie Courier, is a member of the same Unit, ·which was made, up inlPittsburg Temyentara Beeenl i 191* 191T ^_ sJB-' T 86 Minimum J.--'- 71 66 Mean K 76 HURT IN RUNAWAY NormaMXle Woman Suffers Fracture, Hepnew a Severe Gash. Mrs Anna Hbch, 31 years old, of Normatville, and her small nephew, Geoige Xaymaa, were painfully but no* seriously injured la a runaway which occurred yesterday morning be- nreen Connellsville, and Normalnlle The^iorse took, fright, and ran oft, throwing the occupants from the buggy * Mrs Hoch is suffering,from an in- Jury to the head and a fracture of the left arm The Layman boy TOcelvedt an ugly gash of the head., Mrs Hoch was brought to the Cottage State hospital for treatment Her mother escaped Injury r ' t Tall Break* Hl»v James Gould of CHrlopyle, fell from 'the roof of John P Holt'* barn near Farroiagtou on Saturtfay, fracturing. Bis-lag, near the hip. He war admttt- to the ItelMtoem h«atUI- ttv M***? i t , -*^^ WHAT THE LARGEST OPERATOR 'IS DOING TO MAINTAIN THE SIX-DAY WORKING SCHEDULE WEST PENN OUTING AT OAKTORD PARK ON AUGUSTJ3 AND 15 Dedication of Service Flag to be Feature ef This Tear's 6atberjag of Txelley Folks. ..Tnesday,/August 13, and Thursday, August 05, have been set as the days for the;13th annual outing of th« em- ployes of the We** Penn Railways company, tb,be held "atrOakford park. The picnic will be of a patriotic nature and a Sag raising will be held on both days A service flag, contain- jng a star for «vrry employe on the system in the service will be dedicated. No certain day as to when tbe early or late men will attend the picnic will be specified this year, and the men of either shift may go on whatever day they choose A general committee is arranging an attractive program for JOth days Free ice cream and coffee will be served on the grounds and a. children's carnival will be held. Kiferles orchestra will play for dancing on both days. An athletic program full ot all kinds of events will be one of tbevfearares. . The" follpwing general in charge of the picnic "W S Anderson, chairman, if H. Kopser and 1 B Donnelly, invitations V N JRog- ers, sports, Daniel Durie -transportation, L. B Hankison, First aid, E. J Hyin, dancing P_ A. Myr, refreshments, W H. Kenney patriotic committee, C M. Gear, safety, O C Hartley, park arrangements, N E Woolman, automobile committee. ARMY OF 5,000,000 To be Frevlded by JTew Draft BID; Age Unit* W1U be Changed. WASHINGTON, July 23--The experts' to:; whom. Provost Jlarshal General Crowder assigned the task of preparing a new draft law*h*ve submitted an, outline of a bill to be later introduced in Congress This provides for the raising of an army of 5000,000 men and an extension of draft ages as well as lowering the present-limits; The ; details of the bill; which is uu- derstood-to have the approval of the "War College, War Department and the President, will not. be announced until the biir is presented to the Military Affairs Committee The age limits have not been definitelyJlxedjmt 19 or 20 years will probably~~be the lower Hmit while 40 or 45 may be Bxed. as: the higher limit I _ ,, Frick Coke Co. Appeals to Patriotism and Self Interest. PROVIDE ALL FACILITIES for Employes to Prove That Their Best Interests Are Being Served STATISTS ON THE JOB Welfare Closely Cooked After; Thrift . Ewwnraged; Work o* All- Govern- mentaT'Agencies BeUttag to S~ee* of -Coal and Coke In War Is L Assisted, 30 DRAFTEES- TV be Sent From Fayette County l)nr- ing the »eek of Fayette county jrill send 30 men to Camp, "WadsworUi. during; tne" week. beginning August 5 These will come from four out of the^Eeven. districts of the county as follows-. District No 1, two , No _2, " , No 3, 10 No 5, 11_ Disfnctfi Nos 4, 6 and 7 will furnish no men oil 'this call Somerset county will send_ 3J) men, 22 from DistricfNo 2 and eight from No 2 District No''6 of JVesrmore- land county will send 13 and District No 7 10 NEW DENTISTS Pass liamlnation and are licensed to 'Practice in Pennsylvania. Among the dental students nrho have successfully passed the examination^ given by the state examining board, and thereby become qualified to practice in Pennsylvania, are the following. James Vincent O'Douovan, Connellsville Daniel Minerd, Dunbar Leslie Speedy Elm Grove I* "W Kuhlman, Ursma; Charles W Conn, TJniontown, Seymour Deffenbaugh and Fast, Fairehance ng B 1TOSTDARKNW1NDOWS Eighties* Sight Begnlation Isanei Ij Countr Fuel Administrator. Fuel Administrator 3. "G Barbour today Isuect orders that on the four ilghtless jught of each w«k, Monday, Tuesday- TVednesdaT* 1 And Thursday, all store and shop windows must be darkened unless the places are open tor business l Sightless nights are to be Assumed tart Day to File Claims. July c 31 is the last day for filing claims against estates in bankruptcy involved in. the J V- Thompson failure. Already claims "for several mll- ioni have been filed with j. Q' cap. roll, : «f«ei, Jm bemkraptey,^ C*ion- In. the. campaign. Uiat.has. been-in progress;.in v the-coke: region for. some- tune past, vulii a view to promoting · greater industry and closer application upon the part of the workmen, many methods and modifications o! -· methods iave been employed. These vary in detail with local conditions, racial complexion of the plant forces and in other aarUciilars, but they are all designed 'to influence",'; a- .certain, proportion of the men to break ^up .thelr.-hablts.-6f declining- to-work Vitb that regularity "which the present de- mandsiforr increased: production require ' Of the many ivlans employed by the ( different ·operatin'g "f ·up^production and to increase.thevav- erage output per man» none Are more * in character, and perhaps none have been more effective in producing . results;:..than:" those:.=empldyed by.-.the.', l H." C.' Prick-.Coke ·company. Broadly speaking ;the methods : of this company appeal to the patriotism of the employes and provide every possible tacility thereby they can be made: to see and ivaderstan'd how their own jnaterial interests are iiemg, served by a prompt and billing response to the -request Jor full time-, service: In other words, they are given-opportunity "to demonstrate -to their own complete satisfaction tbat patriotism, expressed_ln_tenns of work, pays, and pays' big. ' Speaking generally of the efforts of: bis company to maintain a steady six- day working schedule and otherwise " Increase production, W H Glasgow, assistant general Buperlnt«ndent^_lias' .given The Courier the following" interesting information ~*We do not make use of circulars, pledge cards or other forms than the circulars furnished by the government We carefully scrutinize all circulars received from the !ev- eral Tleparlraenls £Z Tie" government ·and_jjost on bulletin Twards^- at 3ur works those opinion,rwJIl be~ino6t^i«dil5^ jindej; stood ana. appeaTto"the patriotism of our .men At each of our worksr-we are, now making use of a 'slacker, 'board.' _ -- ~ - ^ - - , " -Our -principal method of increaV- ing the output- per man has. been by means of extensjvr 'installations of tlie most modern types of mining ana- chines and,iransportation equipment ·the Jailer Including ample supply of mine wagons, improved -haulage way* and haulage equipment also the in- ' stallation of mechanical drilling equipment forjsbot holes andJmprQV- ed methods for blasting coal At mine* where me have not_conside3red it advisable to install joining machines we have by the sam£ methods above mentioned, other than the mining machines, facilitated the output of coal by hand mining.. Due to the-tact-that all ot~our minSng-of coat piece-work basis, there has been an incentive for the men tqjjroduce_all the""coal thai they were" physically able to -load- "In order to encourage - the maxfr num output pejr man per day) we have a well established average output per man for pick work, Also lor. % i machine work, and by the~prompt delivery of empty wagons.^tie hauling ot the men, to and from their working places in the mine "the maintaining" ot a nigh standard of working'condi- tions witt .respect to ventilation and drainage In the- mines, encourage-tbe ; men to prqduca the maximum output % with a minimum Dumber- of hours un- *"" der ground, but jre have not resorted _, '' '·Q ^ny bonus system or "stop watch' ·methods i spare ueStner labor nor ma- XTfU expense in the matter, of Teaac"-^" , air to a minimum, the natural haz- ard£~or mining and cok« making and, '· as'a result, loss v ol ,g»n,e by our em- . plojes, on ae«)unt!3f"iijM._ -and rhow te ^ makc~tL '_ ,, [ 4 , "Particular attentuni is given,, to The health ,»ad happineairot oar em- ploye* 4U4 their families ' ; 1a;'*their W i

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