Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, January 21, 1919, Page 9, Image 9

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i tn surprising amounts, and tn miw, mills and ffee
they have worked patriotically and faithfully In war
tries. As an example of patriotic work they have
throughout the Commonwealth, I may cite the fact
twenty different races organised In Philadelphia and
sixty millions of Third and Fourth Liberty Bonds,
vho are native-horn, have been alow to recognize tire
patriotic and Industrial asset Pennsylvania has In her
b-born people- Without them, we could not have de
xl onr resources. Ttiey have acquired homes, their
en fill our public schools, their Industry, their thrift,
devotion to American principles, when properly led,
to make them a great asset in the future of our State,
ropoae, during tills administration, that the State of
rylvaniu shall get into closer touch with Its forelgn
that these people may realize that the State is their
1, that they are a part of it, and that It cherishes
and will protect them from those who would impose
them or exploit them.
msylvania's labor has filled a grand place daring the
months through which we have passed. Loyal, effl
resonrccfnl and enterprising, our working men and
•n have stood by stnrdily and have been the principal
• in the development of the marvelous Industrial
izution which has won the war of the ages. With the
ce of autocracy gone forever, labor Is Jnst as pa trio ti
setting about the tasks of readjustment. Our Ameri
ibor leadership is a great conservative, force in world
.•s today and has set itself firmly against the efforts of
n propagandists to enlist Its aid in social and political
ition. Our workers are taking more and more lnter
the affairs of the State and their nation and this as it
d lie. The progress made during the war In the direo
rf social justice must all be saved for labor. It wlil he
Jderful accomplishment if those representing us in the
-making conclaves abroad may obtain general agree
i as to hours of labor and working conditions through
he world, that our labor und our industry may be
ed of the menace of over-worked and ill-conditioned
itition. A greater restriction of immigration, espe
from those countries in social turmoil, must also be
si to prevent an Inrush of undesirables for whom we
>t now in position to care. The effort of the labor lead-
secure such legislation as will control the immigra
irohlem has iqy complete support. With a protective
which will enable onr new industries to get started
rar old-established ones to prosper, with real govern
il encouragement for shipping and shipbuilding, and
relief from the grinding taxation upon enterprise and
try which we are now enduring, I believe we shall
i period of great prosperity and unprecedented progress
s country during the next few years. The State and i
mnieipalities should help to tide over the period of |
ercial doubt and, by courageous undertakings in the |
ge Washington and De
b Bring 1,350 Wounded
and Sick to Port
' By .Issjciateil Press
York, Jan. 21.—Bringing home j
officers anil men of the Amer- i
Ixpeditionary Forces, the trans
teorge Washington arrived here
' from France. The troops in
the headquarters personnel of.
ighty-third Division and of the
Lundred and Sixty-fifth Brigade
antry of the Eighty-third; the!
Hundred and Eighth Supply 1
of the Eighty-third, and de- :
ents of other units. These men i
lostly from Ohio and Western i
transport De Kalb arrived with '
oops. These include the One
ed and Thirteenth Sanitary
of the Thirty-eighth Division ,
le headquarters company of the
ry detachment of the Second
together with casuals from
is branches of the service,
wounded and ill on tho De Kalb
sred 406. The arrivals on the
e Washington included 444
led and sick of the Army, Navy
iarlnc Corps. 112 of them being
the Italian steamship Gulseppl
in from Genoa, were 498 offi
•r.d men of the American naval
an service.
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aersons will take part in the
mincers will form the letters
nd "15" during the grand
i. At 10 o'clock Governor and
Iproul, Lieutenant Governor E.
lidleman and other promlnnt
otiiciuls will attend the ball,
police and detectives will guard
ill and uniformed firemen will
against fire.
automobiles must enter Chest
:reet from Second, and there
e no parking allowed In Chest
trcet, between Second and
1. A canopy will be stretched
the entrance of the auditorium
committee, at a late hour this
ng, announced that the last
had been completed, and that
possiblo arrangement to guar
the success of the dance had
made. There will be light
, the best concert orchestra
;oald be secured, and souve
ograms containing the pic
of the Governor and Lieuten
Vnlted States Civil Service
ssion has announced a cora
e examination at Harrlsburg.
iry 8, for the position of mea
boy at the United States
er Bureau in Harrisburg.
A Throe
4- ways to
Sr—m S reduce
'uliculun mailed tree to any addreaa,
i"JI CbMV Co.Dent B-50 Lcuit.Mfl-
Geo. A. Gorpia' 8 Storea for a box
f Antiseptic Catarrh Craan. It
up the head and allows free
"It- Wonderful results—Kills
-Keats sore membranes.
wny of pohlic InocoraDßßta, start tha Industrial reriraL
The Federal OoTernoK&t should release Its strnngle-hotd
upon private enterprise and withdraw Its persistent and
repressive regulation of every commercial activity, cut
down its overgrown farce of official iion-producero, reduce
its appalling expenditures to a normal basis, and save some
of the billions taken from the people in the most drastic
taxes the world has ever known, for use in domestic works
which will bring prosperity and comfort to our own people.
The amendment to the Federal Constitution forbidding
the manufacture and aale of Intoxicating liquors through
out the nation has become a part of the fundamental laws
of the land. The necessary three-fourths of all of the
States of the Union, whose Legislatures sat last year or
organised early In this year, have already indicated their
ratification. While Pennsylvania's action upon the amend
ment does not now affect the situation insofar as the ulti
mate result la concerned, I hope that prompt alhrmatlve
action may be taken by the Legislature that Pennsylvania
may not be out of line with the practically unanimous senti
ment of her sister States in the greatest and most far-reach
ing self-disciplinary measure ever taken by any ngtlon in
all history.
The wonderful devotion, superb efficiency and noble patri
otism of the women of Pennsylvania sliould bring them
prompt recognition of their claim for and inherent right bo
full citizenship. If Congress shall submit an amendment
giving universal suffrage we should promptly approve it. If
Congress shall not act favorably upon the matter a resolu
tion proposing a State amendment should be passed.
We should have a new classic geological survey of the
State of Pennsylvania. The field work of the last survey
was principally made about thirty-five years ago. Mean
while geological science has progressed more rapidly than
at any other period In its history. The institution of a new
of philosophic and applied geology as a happy omen hur
monlous with the temper and the needs of the time. This
""TO Tepnsylvauia will he regarded by all students
of philosophic and applied geology as a happy omen har
monious with the temper and the needs of the time. This
State has had two such surveys. The first laid down the
broad lines of geological structure and was of fundamental
importance: the second filled in many details, accumulated
a large store of information gathered by many competent
workers, but these details of knowledge were not well
digested and while its reports were multitudinous they are
not inaptly compared to the scattered parts of a great
mosaic. It is long since these activities in Pennsyl
vania ceased while Pennsylvania still remains the store
house of uutold geological wealth, not alone in the poten
tialities of the new mineral industries but in its unread
chapters of the most impressive periods in geological his
tory. Many millions of dollars have been invested elsewhere
because of the lack of easily acquired Information relative
to our vast mineral resources, which might have been em
Important Points From
Gov. Sprout's Address
EFFORTS of International revolutionists absolutely vrtthont con
ception of our governmental organisations, oar national Ideals or
our individual spirit, nndertnkrn to create unrest nnd to promote
treunnn In this eonntry and tn this State tbroogh conning propa
ganda and diabolical crime must be met by wlae statrsmaaablp and n
program of Rovrruuirat and legislation assuring to every cltlxen high
and low, absolutely fair and bonest treatment and opportunity for
decent living and advancement.
"We want to develop our own democracy, made In America for
American needs and America's greatest destiny.
"Here In Pennsylvania every power of the State nrnst be naed
first by beneficent enactment and administration to gtve every man.
woman and child who shall deserve It a stake la the Commonwealth
nnd then to repress vigorously and effectively thoaa who would Injure
or destroy our Institutions and our true freedom,
"Earnestly rolls upon the people to be vigilant and determined In
mectldg the issues which most mm Up to us. to respect their own
laws and to nphold the ad ml alstrntton of them.
"Pence, orderly government and liberty, regulated by law ore
prime essentials far tbe prosperity and happiness of all of is.
"Pledges himself to the enactment of those principles pat forward
la his caa.palgn platform.
"Will appear before the l egislature whenever he regards his ad-
T Brrrssarj', bnf will refrain from using political pressure to con
trol legislation or to Influence or dominate political action.
"Recommends thut a Pennsylvania constitutional commission he
created to study needs of constltntloiuil revision to report two yearn
"i' I*™ 1 *™ Proper recognition of tbe ret urn log soldiers and careful
consideration of suggestions ns to legislation for their benefit no as to
choose only the practical and constructive.
"All branches of State government to co-operate for the welfare
of the men about to be demobilised.
"Recognises need of State for Increased appropriations due to higher
coot of maintaining public Institutions, providing for the Improvement
"r schools and decent salaries fur teachers, for public work to
assist In meeting problems of unemployment nnd for utteatlon of
'• *' d fr those maimed in battle nnd industries.
, "Faiocs the imposition of a light levy upon personal and corporate
incomes as n means of piecing out the revenues of the State.
. Recommends rctnrn to the State of a portion af the personal prop
fT" 1,1 now going wholly to counties nnd u vigorous collection of
lot name.
f™**, f *rnln tax npon corporation*, inheritance taxea nnd aatomo
~lmr lic * nHCH I together with efficient management of the Andltor Gcn
presentPTtmcnt will provide all n etciur}' revenue needed for the
... wl . th ***• hat Pennsylvania public school system Is not
" P ,„". ,h "* r °' "®"e other progreasive states nnd urges that teachers'
" „Vi _ , . . '? or der to draw well equipped instructors pcriua
neatly into the service*
#„_ schools should help by assisting In Industrial eduea
..? i j , /I" "" d """ ""'ortunatc, assisting maimed soldiers
nnd IndoMtrial victims to rehabilitate themselves.
K... Z ''? Ip ln Americanising the foreign horn and pledffra his own
the SI..C JI.S O .K! , | "> d "l">dlng of the native people of
lflt state and their foreign born neighbors.
— roac * |? u ® expended n* to provide first for pood
roaas between till big centers of population with development of trauk
i.,7'L~.?'! yoem ! e JL limitation of sire of trucks using State klghwaya
and revision of the antomobile license fees upward.
#** tC ". Prt,irn 1° IKUI,,fi P a, Rl's for highway maintenance a
portion of any increase in motor lleenne fees.
"ProujUes early ct.n side ration of relief for bad eonntry roads.
d " t,r " F.tlec Department and add to tkla
force Knuif and llnli protectors.
ine rfl\,-L''~ d ''? TOr J ° Korernmcatal organisations by combln-
Ing depart incuts where duplication of effort exints.
. "r m, "* , " n '' r 1 uf Üb<> .r nnd Industry should bnve broader powrra
'_' l<>n '° housing problems. Labor department should be able to
.u" ?""* completely to helping the foreign horn to wboae
Mb Incoming Governor pay* blsh tribute,
to _ ,Bl> °* leadership defined as n greut conservative force
In world polities which has set Itself firmly against the efforta of for
.eKJ >P " B * n *° c "- "" "H - lu social nnd political revolution.
i d .i..C .T ■ nad ' dnr ', nK hc war la the direction of aoelal
Justice must all be saved for labor.
. "'J will he a wonderful accomplishment If those representing ss
abroad may obtain general agreements ns to hours of labor and
working conditions throughout the world, that our labor and oar In-
Uoscd Mm(otlttoa ' d °' menaces of overworked and hi condl-
T*a riet, .°^. 0 * and exportation of undesirables.
Hopes !• ederal Government will soon release Its strangle hold
upon Inuuatry.
"Strongly rfwnmrads and urges adoption by Prnnsylvanln of
dry amendment aud adoption of universal suffrage.
* Recommends geologieul survey of State.
attention to need of revision of municipal government laws,
especially with regard to Philadelphia nnd Seraaton mine caves.
*he appointment of u State art Jury and laws for the pre
veatfoa of stork swindling.
.h.,7d^ B raster£ n r e.^rfo," n p d nburwrir.~ •' p - fc,,e sa " ty
SS&ZLZZ"* nitu - e Cwd wh "
"New humane legislation lo reeeleve close attention.
should proceed at once with plans for the Capitol Park
[Coutinned front First Page.]
total 820; white female, 738; colored
female, 49, total, 787. During 1917,
white male, 872, colored male, 56,
total, 928; white female, 706; color
ed femaie, 40, total, 746.
The death rate in the city took a
Jump from 15.12 in 19y7 to 21.73
last year, due largely to the many
persons who died from pneumonia
and influenza.
1,699 Deaths in Year
There were 1,699 deaths last year,
as compared with 1,153 In 1917, an
Increase of 546. Of the total there
were 437 caused by influenza and
107 by pneumonia all reported in
the period front October 1 to De
cember 31. During the entire year
there were 231 deaths from pneu
monia. Dr. Itaunick' estimates that
there were more than 18.000 cases
of influenza In the city during the
recent epidemic.
Of the total deaths during 19yS,
Influenza caused 26.06 per cent, and
pneumonia 12.50 per cent. During
the preceding year only three deaths
from influenza and 145 from pneu
monia were reported.
Lieut. Tom Moran Is
Home From U. S. Service
First Lieutenant Thomas P. Moran
returned to Harrisburg yeeterday
from Fort Logan, Texas, where he
was stationed since war was de
clared. Lieutenant Moran is among
the best-known Harrlsburgers In the
service. He has worn the khaki tor
many years and saw service In the
Spanish-American War.
The monthly meeting of the Min
isterial Association of the Churches
of God of the East Pennsylvania El
dership was held in the lecture room
of the Fourth Street Church ofGod
yesterday afternoon. The Rev. George
R. Hoverter and the Rev. Charles
Houston delivered addresses on "The
Loyal Pastor's Attitude Toward the
Forward Movement" after which an
Informal discussloln was held. Six
teen members of the association were
BAimTsmmo tclegtsiaph
I ployed to better advantage here. A new aurvcy should be a
j good investment for the State.
Oar greatest city needs assistance in the way of develop
ing and regulating legislation. Many minds are now work
ing upon the problem and many divergent views are ex
pressed. There seems to be general agreement, however,
upou tlie essential points of u greater degree of home rule
within the limitations of the present constitution, a better
fiscal policy, a reduced legislative body to replace the pres
ent unwieldly bi-cameral Councils, and the absolute removal
of tho forces of public safety from partisan politics. It is
to be hoped that the various elements in the situation may
get together and that Philadelphia may secure some much
needed changes in her administrative organization.
The mine-cave situation in Beranton and thereabouts is
still menacing and if an effective and satisfactory agree
ment cannot be reached that will protect this splendid city
and relieve her inhabitants from the blight of this incubus
upon the development of their community, the power of the
State must not be withheld in remedying an intolerable
Fortunate in having access to the three principal systems
of water-borne commerce, Pennsylvania has not been so
forward-looking as she might have been In laying plana for
the development of her ports on the l>e!awarp, her lake
harbor at Erie and her outlet In the Pittsburgh district to
the Mississippi Valley. May we not take some definite
steps to assist in making practical improvements in all of '
these directions? With the demands of the national gov
ernment upon our taxpaying powers, however, these enter
prises seem more than ever to be rightfully a concern of the
Philadlphla draws much of her trade and finds an outlet
for her increasing population in the section of the State of
New Jersey close at hand. It is remarkable that a bridge
or tunnel has not long since connected the great city with
the environs seperated from it by a river but one-half mile
wide. The State of New Jersey has authorized a participa
tion in the building of a bridge and has provided a method
for raising the necessary funds to finance one-half of the
cost. We should meet this situation promptly and, in con
junction with the city of Philadelphia, should get ready to
join in the undertaking. We can spare enough out of our
current revenues to bear the State's proportion in what
might be inudc a great memorial structure In honor of our
brave soldiers and sailors.
There will undoubtedly bo a general movement in onr
communities to erect permanent memorials to onr heroes
of the war. I trust that these memorials may be useful and
beautiful. Many of the monuments which have been built at
our county seats and elsewhere In commemoration of the
vulorous deeds of the defenders of the Union are inartistic
and inaj>propriate. We ought to take steps now to prevent
a repetition of this mistake. An Art Commission to which
should be submitted designs for monuments and public
Tells Them "Monkey Wrench
in Gears of Meat Business"
Will Be Perilous
By Associated Press
Washington, Jan. 21. J. Ogdeni
Armour, president of Armour :
Company, told the House Interstate!
Commerce committee to-day thatj
pending legislation to regulate the
meat packing industry was re
actionary" and part of it probably
unconstitutional. He warned Con-'
gross that "If a monkey wrench Is
thrown into the gears of this busi
ness," its effects would be felt in
many other lines of Industry.
Warns Against Interference
"If the ability of the packing in
dustry to function properly is im
paired," he asserted, "it will affect
I the livestock industry and it in turn
will affect corn prices. Wheat will
I then be drawn in, and so will bread,
|and so will labor, and so will every-'
thing that has for its basis the
wealth produced by agriculture.
"The theories on which pending
legislation is based are not construc
tive, they are not progressive. They
are reactionary. They wpuld disrupt!
the great manufacturing nnd mar- j
keting machinery which half a con-i
tury of enterprise has evolved and 1
the results would be detrimental not
alone to the leading industry of this
nation, but even more so that por- •
tion of the public which produces, j
and to the entire public which con-!
sumos food."
Regarding the possibility of gov-1
ornment ownership of stockyards;
and other adjuncts to the packing!
industry, Mr. Armour said: .
Red Tape Hold Progress
"Ownership by the government!
implies red tape and restrictions
which cannot help but add to the:
costs of the service, costs which must |
eventually be borne either by the!
producer or the consumer. Govern-1
ment ownership implic*, too, the|
abolition of the private initiative!
and enterprise which has made itj
possible to erect an efficient stock
yards almost overnight when occa
sion justified it.
Slow in Deciding
"The government, you know, does
not make up its mind'very quickly
on such matters, as is evidenced by
the years' old controversies over the
building of post offices or such com
partively trivial matters as to wheth
er cities should have underground
mail chutes."
Profits made by Armour A Com
pany, Mr. Armour declared, "rep
resent a return of less than two cents
on every dollar of sales. The margin
of profit in the packing industry is
the smallest enjoyed by any indus
try of national consequence."
Gross volumes of sales by his'
company in 1918, he said, totsled !
$B6l 000.000 compared with $575,- 1
000,000 in 1917, but the net income!
was at the rate of nine per cent, on I
the average net capital Invested. He!
added that the 400 per cent, stock
dividend in 1916, whereby the cap-!
itnl stock was raised from $20,000,-
000 to SIOO,OOO 000, was made pos
sible by reinvestment during pre
ceding xfars of seventy-one por cent,
of the aggregate earnings.
Pork Prices Greatly Increased
The high price of meat. Mr. Arm
our said, was the real reason why
President Wilson ordered the e eat'
packing investigation by the Federal I
Trade Commission. Within the past
four years, he said, the price of live
hogs had Increased 245 per cent, and
costs of labor, clerical help and fuel
had doubled.
As only seventy per cent of a hog
is edible end the remaining thirty
per cent, of by-products have not In
creased in value as rapidly as the
live animal, he said, it could be un
derstood why bacon to-day costs
three timos What It did four years
ago. He added that prlees of live
cattle and sheep have advanced at
a pace with that of hoga
Charges by the commission of col
lusion among the five big packing
firms to control prices were denied
by the witness, who asserted:
Denles Combination
"Armour & Company are not now
1 and have not been for many years a
| party to any pool, arrangement,
agreement or combination for the
■ control, regulation or limitation, or
I restriction of the purchase of live-
I stock or the sale of any of the prod
ucts or by-products thereof."
| Mr. Armour declared that there
I was keen competition between his
tlrm and Swift, Morris, Cudahy and
Wilson, and denied that there was
any combination among the packers
to tlx prices.
Refutes Packers' Charges
Regarding the charge of "outside
lines" by the packers, he declared
the Armour Company had under
! taken the sale of many lines which
j it does not manufacture only be
cause of the demand from their
! customers, who could not obtain sat
j isfactory service elsewhere. Ho de
nled that his Arm had ehtered or ln
) tended to enter the retail business,
| or that it was interested in fish and
vegetable canneries.
Armour & Company, the witness
I asserted, owns no livestock cars and
; only sufficient refrigerator cars to
j handle its own goods efficiently.
[Continued from First Page.]
J I.no 000 to $60,000,000 can be
seen only when it Is recognized that
iiie .ax rate, five mills last year,
can be cut in half or less, or a fund
raised without stint for the build
ing of the proposed new courthouse,
needed bridges and the making of
improved highways.
J-ook For Contest
County Commissioner Henry M.
Stine, to whom credit is due for the
investigation, speaking of the coal
land assessments said: "We have
had a number of conferences with
the expert we employed and wi.l re
ceive his complete report next month
as contracted for. Until then we
could not make any definite state
ment except that the valuations of
the coal fields in all probability will
be placed that' high that the com
panies will appeal to court, and it
will be necessary to prove the ac
curacy of the assessments. It is for
this purpose that experts were en
gaged to ynake a careful survey and
leport to us. Just as other counties
have done."
Much of the land held in the
upper end of the county is alleged
by the holding corporation to be al- |
most valueless. No coal has been |
taken from the land and up until i
the present investigation the coun- '
ty has never been sure whether the
land is worthless or the most valu- !
able anthracite claim in the United
btaies. These thousands of acres
likely will prove the bone on con- j
tention in the county courts.
Commissioner Stine months ago '
urged the employment of a raining 1
engineer to study the coal beds here i
so that when the triennial revision |
of property valuations would bo j
made the county commissioners j
dould increase the coal land assess- j
ment. Commissioners C. C. Cumb
ler and H. C. Wells approved of the
plan also and after a short delibera
tion secured T. Klisworth Davies, of
Scranton. Later he was retained |
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structures. Including bridges and school bouses, would be a
desirable addition to our organization, und should raise the
whole tone of pnblle architecture In Pennsylvania. It costs
no more to have good-looking structures in our public places
and the effect upon the community of artistic and well
designed buildings and memorials must bo motuurably good.
The Federal bureau in charge of the regulation of the
issue of securities during the war has, in its report, given
an estimate that over two hundred millions of dollars are
annually abstracted from the people of the United States by
means of the sale to the unsuspecting and Inexperienced of
unsecured or fraudulent stocks and bonda. Just now a
favorite plan of the promoters of shady schemes is to offer
to trade Liberty Bonds for other so-called securities prom
ising a higher Interest return. Much of thjs kind of busi
ness is going on in Pennsylvania to the great harm of our
people. The disappointment and loss occasioned by the
inevitable full tire of these schemes shakes the confidence
of the victims In all forms of investment, discourages thrift
and liarms legitimate enterprise. We should have a law
giving the Commissioner of Banking the power to investi
gate and report upon all corporations seeking to sell securi
ties to our people, and to forbid the salo of any stocks or
bonds here without his authority.
The Council of National Defense and Committee of Public
Safety should be continued in a modified form to help in
meeting the problems of peace. The Council of National
Defeuse won the commendation of the officials at Washing
ton and was ranked as the best and most efficient organisa
tion of the kind in the whole country. It has developed and
given to the State many useful agencies aiul has brought
Into public life many citizens who will udd greatly to our
force of trained public servants. These men and women
should not be allowed to become disorganized and their u>e
fulness lost to the State. The body should be continued
as a Council of Ihtblic Welfare, and some of the lines of
duty which it has been handling as war measures should be
' continued as serviceable adjuncts to the State government
in times of peace. Certain of the agricultural, educational
and conservation plans of the Council should be continued
and enlarged, and the excellent system of volunteer poilpe
which has brought a fine body of citizens into touch with
the authorities throughout the Btate, should be provided for
as a permanent body.
In the absence of definite action by the United States
Government for the re-establishment and reorganization of
the army, it is difficult to plan for the military establish
ment of the Bute. The Pennsylvania Reserve Militia, how
ever, is well organized and well-equipped and is a oiedit
to the Btate, its officers and its membership. This orgnniza
[ tion should be strengthened and merged with the National
Mayor Babcock, of Pittsburgh. Headed the Marchers Who Passed ii
Review Before the New governor
by the Lebanon county authorities
for the same purpose. He )ms .. m
extensive surveys in the Luzerne and
Lackawanna coal fields and us a re
sult of his reports valuations there
were advanced many millions of dol
Interested in Gardening, Farming, Fruit
Growing, Dairying and Poultry Raising
Is Invited to Our
Of Quality Vegetable Seeds Seed Corn Seed Oats Seed
Potatoes Garden Tools Spray Pumps Spray Materials
Sanitary Dairy Requisites lncubators Etc,
At the State Agricultural Show—Tenth and Market Streets
Second Floor—Jan. 21st to 24th Inclusive
It Will Be a Splendid Place to See and Order What You Wartk
Our Salesmen Are There to Serve You
■ Walter S. Schell Quality Seeds
1307-1309 Market St Harrisburg, Pa.
JANUARY 21, 1919.
Guard when we come to re-establish that organlzaltoa. The
wonderful record of our Pennsylvania National Guard units
In the greutcst battles In history, is a source of pride to
every citizen of the State. The reorganization of the Na
tional Guard of Pennsylvania must he undertaken as early
ns possible and the splendid traditlona of that historic force
preserved for the glory of the State. Our discharged sol
diers and former guurdsmen must be invited to return to
the service and every effort niado to again build up our force
of trained citizen Boidlery.
The Important subjects of 'old age pensions and insur
ance against sickness will come before the Legislature in
the shape of reports from the commissions appointed two
years ago to investigate those new lines of humane pro
vision in Pennsylvania. I do not know whether the work
of these commissions has proceeded far enough to —eN*
tlicm to make definite recommendations. These matters
will have to he given close attention and possibly should
be referred together to a Joint commission which could
devise plans for welding them into a tangible relation with
one another and then bring the whole Bnbject up for In
clusion in the State's social program. The report of the
commission for the codification of the banking laws will
also be awaited with much Interest. This Is an Important
subject especially In view of the great functions which the
banks are performing in the country at fh< time.
Plans of great artistic merit and utility have been con
sidered for the Improvement of the State's property In Hnr
rlaburg and the development of the Capitol Park. We
should proceed with this and also erect buildings In ac
cordance with the adopted scheme to house the depart
ments which are now, scattered about the city and over the
State. This is in line with the thought that the Statu
should set an example in proceeding with construction dur
ing the brief period of business uncertainty which ta pos
sibly before us.
This Is a long message, and yet I have barely touched
upon the things of importance which should receive our at
tention. These are times of action and of movement, and
we, In this wonderfully blessed State must give the beat
that is in us to promote the happiness and welfare of our
splendid people. 1 have railed about me finely qualified
citizens to administer your government and to direct the
great work which we are here to do. I expect to give my
best energies and my full attention to the serious duties
of my office and I shall exjject every servant of tne State
to do the same, and to Justify the faith and trust which
you have shown In us. I usk your co-operation and yunr
prayers for the State and for those who are trying their
best to serve you. in the language of that exalted patriot
and leader who for a generation "stood four square arslest
all the evil winds that blew" and who lay down to his eter
nal rest only a few days ago: "This country will not be a
good place for any of us to live In unless we make It a
good place for all of us to live In." -That is what we shall
try to accomplish in Pennsylvania, and we want you to
help us all the time.
lars. While he has submitted no
definite reports for publication It is
understood he estimates an advance
of millions In the coal land assess
ments In Dauphin county also.
William Miller, who was admitted
to the Harrlsburg hospital with lacer
ations about the neck as the result
of a collision between an army truck
and an autotmobile, was reported
much improved to-day.
Use McNeil's Cold Tablets. Adv.
Bi-nesia Relieves
Gas in Stomach
In Hve Minutes
or you can have your money L.-.clc for
the asking. If you suffer from gas
tritis, indigestion, dyspepsia—if food
lies like lead In your stomach and
you cannot sleep at night because of
the awful distress—go at once to Geo.
A Gorgas or any other good druggist
and get a package of Bi-nesia Tablets
Take two or three after each meal
or whenever pain is felt, and you will
soon be telling your friends how you
got rid of stomach trouble. Be sur
to ask for 81-aesla, every genulni
package of which contains a binding
guarantee of satisfaction or rnonei
I Helpful Advice tor Care of the Hair ,
Worthy the Attention of Kvery- :
one Who Wonld Avoid Dandrnff, :
Itching Scalp, falling Hair. j.
If your hair is getting thin or yoi
are troubled with dandruff and ltchln;
scalp use I'arisiau sage daily for ;
week and you will surely be surprise*
to see how quickly it stops your hai
from falling out and removes ever
sign of dandruff and itching scalp.
I "Before going to bed I rub a littl
Parisian Sage into my scalp," says .
woman whose luxurious soft ar
fluffy hair is greatly admired. "Th
keeps my hair from being dry. britti
or scraggly, helps it to retain it
natural color and beauty, and znakt
it easy to dress attractively."
Beautiful, soft, fluffy, healthy hai
anil lots of It, is a simple matter ft
I hose who use Purisian sage. Th
harmless. Inexpensive, delicately pe
fumed, and non-greasy invigorator i
sold by Kennedy's Drug Store and :
nil good drug and toilet counters. 1.
sure and get the genuine Parlsis
sage (Glroux'n) as that has tl
money-hack guarantee printed ■ .
every package.—Adv.