Harrisburg telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1879-1948, March 13, 1919, Page 18, Image 18

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Highway Commissioner Sad
ler Talks on State and
"The State Highway Department
will follow the preference of the
various County Commissioners as
to the roads on which construction
will first be done. The department
has received many requests for State
aid construction and we are arrang
ing our course in such cases," said
Highway Commissioner Lewis S.
Sadler today in conference with a
delegation of Indiana countians. To
a committee from Juniata the Com
missioner said that tho State is go
ing to construct the best highway
system possible.
"We will not build crooked roads
where it is going to be possible to
construct straight ones and It is
almost always possible to build
straight ones" was his observation.
To people from Port Royal who
asked Immediate building of five
thousand feet between that place
and the William Penn Highway.
The commissioner told the commit
tee the strip could not be inserted In
the primary road system and that
the county commissioners should
take it up. He remarked that peo
ple who had voted against the bond
issue on the theory that roads could
not be built to outlast the bonds
would find out their mistake. Jun
iata was one.
The Port Royal delegation con
sisted of Ex-Senator William Hertz
ler, J. B. Parsons, S. G. Beaver and
C. C. Johnsoii. The delegation told
the commissioner that the hotel in
that place had been bought for a
community enterprise.
Banking Commissioner John S.
Eisher, Henry Frantz. J. A. Pearce
and J. Freas Jones, of Rossiter, told
Mr. Sadler that the county commis
sioners- had agreed to co-operate
with all supervisors in improve
ments. The delegation asked the
State to build a stretch near Cloe,
but the commissioner said he re
gretted that the State could not do
it and suggested that county com
missioners take up the project. The
section is not a primary road.
The commissioner informed a
delegation from Sunbury that the
State would build an eighteen foot
street in Sunbury as a part of the
State svstem traversing Front street
in that town. The borough will
pave three blocks to connect with
the almost two miles of State road.
Senator W. C. McConnell, Burgess
<\ W. Clement. W. W. Fisher, F. A.
Witmer, William Dunlcelberger, Rev.
E. Roth and J. S. McCombs.
Off Comes Corn
In One Piece
*'Gets-It" Leaves Toe As
Smooth As the Palm of
Your Hand
There's only one corn remedy in
the world that peels corns and cal
luses off like a banama peel, and
that's "Gets-It." For walkers and
l't - drop* of "Geta'lt" on. and amllel
standers. for shoppers and dancers,
there s immediate relief from corn
pains, and a quick finish for any
<-orn or callus. "Gets-It" is applied
in two or thre,, seconds. There's no
work, no fussy plasters, no wrap
ping of toes. "Gets-It" dries in a
second or two. That's all. As easy
to use as signing your name. The
corn loosens from the true flesh and
you peel it right off with your fin
gers while you wonder at the sight
and smile. That's why "Gets-It" is
the biggest selling corn-remedy in
the world today. Be corn-fre* at
"Gets-It," the guaranteed, money
back corn-remover, the only sure way,
costs but a trifle at any drug store.
M'f'd by E. Lawrence & Co., Chicago,
Sold in Harrisburg and recommend
ed as the world's best corn remedy
by Clarke Med. Store, H. C. Kennedy,
G. A. Gorgas, Kellers' Drug Store,
Frank K. Kitzmiller, C. M. Forney,
Golden Seal Drug Co.
Drive the Liquor Habit
from Your Home
Can Be Done Secretly
NEW YORK—Physicians and drug
gists unhesitatingly recommend Tes
ciim powders for the liquor habit in
any form. They quickly destroy the
craving and make whiskey and other
alcoholic beverages repugnant. Drug
slsts will tell you Teseum is selling
better than any other remedy for the
liquor habit. There is a reason for
this. It is because it gives better
satisfaction. One physician says: "I
can stand in the door of my home
and throw a stone into a neighbor's
yard to whom I gave Tescum powders
for drunkenness, and he was com
pletely cured. Have also cured a
large number of other patients." A
druggist reports: "Tescum is having
an enormous aale. It gives excellent
satisfaction." A lady recently wrote:
"I have used Tescum on my husband
secretly and he has not taken a drink
In thre a months." Another lady says:
"I only wish I had known of Tescum
before." Here Is another who has
tried It: "After taking two boxes of
Teacum I did not crave liquor." An
other writes: "I don't think it's ex
pensive at all. Just think .of the
thousands of dollars he has spent for
whiskey. The few dollars I spent for
Tescum has been worth thousands."
Here Is an extract from another let
ter: "I sent a box of Tescum to my
friend. Mrs. C. M., for her to try on
her husband. Hope she will be as suc
cessful as I have been, for it's won
derful. I will never tell my ftusband
what cured him." And so on it goes,
one enthusiastic report after another.
If you have a relative or friend who
drinks, just try it for a few weeks
and note the marvelous change. They
will soon complain that drink does
not taste the same, and in a short
time they will stop altogether and
never know the reason why.
Note A leading druggist, when
shown the above article, said: "Yes
Tescum Is a very remarkable remedy
for the drink habit. It Is harmless,
wonderfully effectlv. and is having
an enormous sale. I advise everyone
who wishes to destroy the liquor hab
it to give It a trial." You take no
risk with Tescum. as It is sold in this
city under a steel-bound monev re
fund guarantee by all druggists, in
cluding J. Nelson Clark.
The Measure For Salaries
Will Take About $5,-
Representatives of the school
teachers of the State, who are here
working for higher salaries, have de
cided to abandon the Weaver bill,
providing for a 15 per cent increase
and requiring an annual appropria
tion of $10,000,000 from the State.
Their energies will he placed behind
the Woodruff measure, which it is
estimated would cost the Common
wealth between $4,000,000 and $5,-
000,000 a year.
This decision became known after
a conference participated in by Miss
Lucy W. Glass, of Jeannette; Miss
Elizabeth S. Baker, of Harrisburg,
and Miss Grace Swan and John H.
Adams, of Pittsburgh. They are
looking after the interests of the va
rious teachers organizations of the
State. It has been apparent to most
people since tho Legislature conven
ed that the Weaver bill, appropriat
ing $20,000,000 for the two years,
could not hope for the approval of
the Governor, even if the votes
could be found to pass it. Governor
William C. Sproul made it plain in
his inaugural address that he did
not favor this legislation, principally
because it would take too large a
portion of the revenue. He said that
while he favored relief all along the
line, he thought the first duty of
the State is to the underpaid pri
mary and rural teacher.
A number of bills have been in
troduced to provide an increase in
minimum salaries, but the most ac
ceptable one to the confcrrees is the
Woodruff measure. Plans are being
made to have it reported from the
House Education Committee next
week and get a majority of the mem
bers of the House behind it. Statis
ticians are now at work to determine
just how much the proposed act
would cost the State annually. It
is estimated to be between $4,000,-
000 and $5,000,000 a year. Effort
will be made to get the support of
the Sproul administration. It is at
least practically certain that this bill
will be taken as the basis for what
ever is to be done by the Legislature.
The members are all anxious to help
the teachers in some way and will
rally to whatever bill it will be pos
sible for the State to finance.
The Woodruff bill is an amend
ment to section 1210 of the School
Code which now fixes the minimum
salary of every public school teacher
as follows: Provisional certificate
holders, $4 5 a month; professional
or normal school certificate holders,
$53 a month and holders of perma
nent certificates or final normal
school diplomas, $6O a month.
The following are the amendments
proposed by the Woodruff bill fix
ing the minimum salaries of all
teachers, and is designated Clause
1 of the bill:
Holders of provisional certificates,
$6O a school month: holders of pro
fessional or normal school certifi
cates, $75 a month; holders of State
normal school diplomas, county or
State permanet certificates or col
lege provisional certificates, $B5 a
The State would pay 40 per cent
of the salaries of all teachers, prin
cipals and supervisors, whose sala
ries would be increased over the sal
alries for the school years of 1918
and 1919 by the provisions of
Clause 1.
Each teacher, principal and super
visor, who heretofore received a sal
ary of less than $lOO a month, but
whose salaries are not increased by
Clause 1, would receive an increase
of 25 per cent to be paid by the
In addition to the minimum salary
provided in Clause 1 and in addi
tion to the 40 per cent to be paid by
the State, whose salaries do not ex
ceed the minimum of Clause 1. the
State would pay to each teacher of
a rural school, holding a certificate
higher than a provision certificate,
$lO a month. The teachers, princi
pals and supervisors receiving the 25
per cent increase would not share in
the $lO monthly increase. The term
"rural"' school is defined to mean
one, two or three-room school, "none
of which being a high school sit
uated in the open country, or any
one, two or threeroom school, not
being a high school situated in the
small centers of population." The
decision of the Superintendent of
Public Instruction as to whether a
school is "rural" is final.
The following increases in the
salaries of teachers, principals and
supervisors, based on salaries paid
during the school years of 1918 and
1919, are proposed: Those receiv
ing $lOO and not more than $l5O a
month, 25 per cent: more than $l5O
and not more than $2OO a month, 15
per cent, and those receiving more
than $2OO a month. 10 per cent. It
is understood the bill is to be amend
ed in committee to fix the increase
of all teachers, principals and super
visors receiving more than $l5O a
month at 15 per cent. In all In
creases provided for, for teachers,
principals and supervisors receiving
$lOO a month or more, the State
would pay one-half of the increase
and the balance would be paid
by the school district. In case
the school district reduces sal
aries in 1919 and 1920 below that
paid for 1918 and 1919, the State
would not pay Its share of the in
crease proposed by this bill. Noth
ing in the legislation is to be con
strued to Interfere with or discon
tinue any salary' schedule now in
force In any school district, so long
as such schedule would meet the re
quirements of the Woodruff bill, nor
to prevent the adoption of any salary
schedule in conformity with its pro
Details For Close
of Draft March 31
Official notice that the work of all
draft boards in Pennsylvania is to
be completed and the organizations
officially discontinued on March 31
has been issued from State draft
headquarters. Major W. G. Murdock,
the chief draft officer, has sent word
that allotment of funds for pay of
personnel and operation and main
tenance will be stopped at that time
and urges that all members of boards
give close attention to the closing of
the work and that all records be
finished, boxed and crated. The
last call for histories of the draft
has also been issued.
After close of business on March
31 boards are not to take any action
in respect to any draft deserters,
who will hereafter be dealt with as
are deserters from camps.
State draft headquarters will con
tinue until further orders.
Lively Hearing Held, But Bill
May Not Be Passed Declare
Some Legislators
The Home bill to repeal the mer
cantile license tax was debated for
three hours yesterday afterfioon be
fore the House Ways and Means
Committee and efforts made to reach
a compromise on a measure after
some legislators had declared that
the bill would have a hard time pass
ing this session. The measure has
appeared biennially and has been
strenuously advocated, but every
time tho amount of the revenue the
law produces has resulted in the act
being kept on the books. The big
delegation of business men who ap
peared yesterday, however, feel that
their trip to Capitol Hill was not in
Representative Hugh A. Dawson,
of Lackawanna, chairman of the
committee, said today that he fa
vors, in the event the law remains
on the statute books, returning a
portion of the mercantile tax, all of
which now goes to the State, to the
cities, boroughs and townships, the
amount to be an agreed upon per
centage of the actual mercantile
taxes colected in each municipal di
"Personally I am in favor of send
ing back to the towns in which the
merchants have their business places
and where they pay their taxes a
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart
Friday Specials Speak to Shoppers in Terms of Money-Saving
No Friday Specials Sent C. 0. D., or Mail or Phone Orders Filled
>' ~ v r f
Friday Specials In Colored Dress Friday Specials In Carpet Section Bleached Pillow Cases and Sheets
Goods 9x12 extra heavy Axminster rugs. $50.00 value. Spe- 35c 45x36 bleached pillow cases. Special Friday only,
c , 0 . „ , , cial Friday only $45.00 250
c 7 enc h serge: 4_ inches wide, plenty of navy. 11.3x12 extra heavy Axminster rugs. $62.00 value. Spe- Bleached pillow cases; 45x36 inches. Special Friday
fecial Friday only, yard 950 cial Friday only $55.00 only 230
$1.25 costume serge; 36 inches wide; all wool; five 9x12 tapestry Brussels rugs. $30.00 value. Special Fri- Bleached pillow cases; 42x36 inches. Special Friday
shades. Special Friday only, yard 980 day only $25.00 only 230
$2.25 French serge; 42 inches wide, ten shades. Spe- 8.3x10.6 tapestry Brussels rugs. $27.50 value. Special Bleached sheets, 72x90 inches, seam in center. Special
cial Friday only, yard $1.89 Friday only $23.75 Friday only $1.17
$2.50 Santoy; 42 inches wide all new shades Special " -6x9 ta P e stry Brussels rugs. $20.00 value. Special Unbleached muslin; 38 inches wide. Special Friday
Friday only, vard ' $1.95 Friday only _. $17.75 only, yard 190
<ci . . .' , , * 6x9 tapestry Brussels rugs. $15.00 value. Special Fri- Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Basement.
So.ou costume serge; 50 inches wide, shade nav-v. Spe- & v c .„ -
cial Friday only, vard .' $2.69 d * } A • • • ••;••• I >
*-n- ~, t. . , ~ „ . . V 4.6x/.6 tapestry Brussels rugs. $10.50 value. Special
plaids, 54 inches wide. Special Friday only, yard, Friday only $8.50 f
$1.50 mixed suitings; 40 inches wide. Special, Friday only ™ gs :. ?l . 2oo .y. alue ;.. Sp ! oa !.SfiSis I Hosiery Values For Friday
°" ,y ' yard r..™; street' ' '*** * l<W ° *• hose, seamless, black aud -p
x v L' s " •••"• ••• •••* • slight imperfections. Special Fridav only 250
— ' New process hnoleum - 7 c value. Special Friday only, | len - s and 50 fiber silk halfhose, seamless, slight
' 1 ntbW s.air .reads, 9xlB. 25c value.
Black Dress Goods Reduced "rxil."sp^FH-fayoniyire Ics r ® p S ia | Frid K °," ly ,V"i i • v'f 9 7
x- 1 q a o„ . c i ■ic •! i a., 1 ! Boys 39c heavy black cotton hose, seamless; sizes 7to
52.00 silk poplin; 40 inches wide. Special Friday onfc ' d,v... Pom.™* St." .2' mod n™. 10 ' Special Friday only 90*
} ara $1.69 Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor.
$1.50 storm serge; all wool; 36 inches wide. Special Fri- ; J L
day only, yard $l.OO ,
$2.2r French serge; 42 inches wide. Special Fridav O'll O * 1 T7I tti • i
- vard Sllk Specials For Friday Good Waist Offerings For Friday
Linings Reduced messali " c; 33 inch " wide - Spccial Cotton waists in voile m>d batiste, tucked or with
ci';n r "22 V . " trimmings of lace or embroidery, convertible or lace
82c silk and cotton Habuti; 36 inches wide, ten shades. . $l.O Lou.s.ne shirtings, all silk; 36 inches wide. Spe- trimmed collars. Regular $1.50 to $1.95 values. Special
Special Friday only, yard .690 cial Friday only, yard •. 980 Fridav onlv . T 950
fancv <;atindc- ,• i a c $2.2. wash satin; in ivorv white; 36 inches wide. Spe- 7 y ''
o.c tanc\ satines, 60 inches Wide, good patterns. Spe- • i u • . , „_i„ , J V"* Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Second Floor,
cial Fridav only, vard 65* da> °" ly ' >ard $1,57 v
' Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart. Street Floor. DiVeS ' P ° mer ° y & St6Wartl StreCt Fl °° r -
I 777^ —77—^
— >l ~ "] Women's Vests and Union Suits
Men's Canvas Gloves and Overalls Mattresses, Springs and Beds— 50c and 65c cotton ribbed vests; low neck; short
*_l sleeves; counter-soiled. Special Friday only 250
15c canvas gloves, Special Fridav onlv 10* $1.25 and $1.50 white cotton ribbed union suits, medium
Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Men's Store. ' a ' a' '• i* a i'nr ,
\\o\en \vire bed springs, 4-X4- size only •••••••• TXqQU-iy4"c!
— J F'oster's ideal white enamel cribs $8.95 J. 11l dill I/O 01111 Lo
f ■ White enamel beds, 3x6 size $7.50 Infants' 50c white wool and cotton shirts, (wrapper
>| Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Fourth Floor. style) , s i zeS Ito 6. Special Friday only 250
Cotton Dress Goods Speciallv
v J Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor.
Priced ' ! T ; 1
39c wash suiting, neat stripes for youths' suits and Friday ItemS In Linen Section TiVirlQV
rompers. Special Friday only, yard 290 19c grey toweling, blue border. Special Friday only, Baby FIIIOWS ICeCIUCeCI FOl F 1 lQay
35c ginghams, nea, s ty lc, Special Friday only, on|y ; Bab >' pi "- a ailk SpKial
lnd , PUin . S .". ldeS :, rx lab,e damask - SpW Friday F ""'
49c ginghams ,32 inches wide, fancy plaids and plain , t , mr ... . . ' 7 :
shades. Special Friday onlv vard . 35* ?30 ° and ?3,5 ° hnen fin,sh na P kins - Special Friday
r, , ,x . . .. J _ v only, dozen $2.50.
ciaiTnday oniy, c yard'!.. g ?" es . an .. stn . pes .'. FridayTniy'v^d flaxon and batiste remnants ' Sweaters Attractively Priced For
69c silk tussah, one-half Sllk, self color figures. Special $2.50 longcloth; 36 inches. 10 yards. Special Friday . FriHaV
Friday only, yard 55i? only f P $ 2 .00 L 1 LUa J
59c poplin; 36 inches wide, grey, blue and helio. Special 19c all white huck towels. Special FYiday only, each, Bovs' $1.50 oxford coat sweaters, roll collar, sizes 26 to
Friday only, yard - 34. Special Friday only $1.15
50c silk stripe voile, colored grounds, neat silk stripes. c r 'bbed Turkish towels, extra heavy. Special Friday Men's $1.95 oxford coat sweaters; sizes 36 to 46. Spe-
Special Friday only, yard only, each 390 cial Friday only . ..$1.35
$l.lO silk poplin; 36 inches wide, one-half silk, full line Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, street Floor, Rear. Children's $1.50 to $2.95 alb wool sweaters; sizes 3 to
of shades. Special Friday only, yd. ' 950 L 5 years, counter soiled. Special Friday only 590
35c silk muslin, one half silk, good shades. Special Fri- - BoyS ' and girls ' 500 knit tOqUCS - Spcdal F " day
day only, yd 2 ~
d,v... P.„, ror . s ,„„ Pl 0„. Women's Shoe Offerings For
( ' Friday , —.
Chiffon Cloth Priced For Friday 1 bu "° n . and ,a " sly . ,e aS Children's Button Shoes Reduced
... . . , , , , . sso ° P atent coltsk,n shoes, button and lace styles, with $2.00 brown kid skin button shoes, hand-turn leather
$1.33 cninon cloth in pastel and staple shades. Special black cloth tops, made on long vamp lasts, with welted soles.with wedge heels; sizes 4to 7. Special Friday only,
Friday only 980 an d Louis leather heels. Special Friday only $3.95 '51.69
Dives. Pomeroy & Stewart. Street Floor. Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart. Street Floor, Rear. Dives, Pomeroy & Stewart, Street Floor, Rear.
portion of the mercantile tax. Many
cities, boroughs and townships, par
ticularly in wet localities, are going
to be hard pressed for funds. They
should have a portion of the tax all
of which now finds its way to the
State Treasury," Mr. Dawson said.
He voted to repeal the mercantile tax
law in 19X5.
Serious consideration, it is un
derstood, is to be given to a sugges
tion at yesterday's hearing, made by
Senator Albert Davis, of Lacka
wanna, a merchant, that If the Legis
lature decides to retain the revenue
raiser now contributed by the mer
chants and wholesalers of the State,
the present law should bo amended
so as to call for the levying of the
tax on the earnings of the merchant
rather than on the gross business
done during the preceding year.
"The present system is wrong.
Base the tax on one's earnings not
on the total amount of business done.
You know there are many fellows,
who forget to pay their bills. Why
tax merchants for this delinquency?"
Senator Davis asked the committee.
Several representatives of the mer
chants expressed surprise when in
formed that many of those, who
must pay a mercantile tax, have
been In the habit of dodging their
real tax by returning a nominal
amount of business done.
"If some merchants have failed to
pay their just taxes in other years
it has been due in a great measure
to the laxity of the officials," A. L.
Kramer, representing the Commer
cial Association of Scranton, told tho
committee. He added that there is
little likelihood of a repetition with
the stringent rules now being en
forced by tax levying authorities.
Mr. Kramer incidentally took pos
session to dispute statement made
by Representative J. R. Home, of
Cambria, sponsor for the repealer to
the effect that the newspapers of
the State were opposed to the re
pealer because of a selfish spirit and
a desire to continue to publish the
mercantile appraisement.
William Karrell, president of the
Retail Merchants' Association of
Scranton, had a happy comeback
when Representative James A. Wal
ker, of Philadelphia, a member of
the committee, reminded the mer
chants that while there Is no mer
cantile tax in New York yet they
levy a big tax once the merchant
dies. "Heaven knows that If you
keep on taxing the merchants of
Pennsylvania, you will have nothing
to tax when they die," Mr. Farrell
responded quickly.
"Don't the merchants have their
tax in mind when they are fixing
their overhead charges?" Mr. Wal
ker asked.
"No sir. And during the war the
prices were fixed by the Government.
I know of no three violations of that
order," Mr. Farrell answered.
There is to be another hearing on
the repealer next Wednesday at 2
o'clock. Men from Harrisburg. Lan
caster, Lebanon, York and Johns
town. joined with the Scranton men
in asking that tho law be repealed.
They were a unit In declaring that
singling out the merchant for this
tax. is unfair and unjust. They con
tend that it Is nothing more or less
than class legislation, something not
permitted tinder the Constitution of
Chairman Dawson indicated dur
ing the progress of the hearing that
the administration is planning to
have the naming of the mercan
tile appraisers and all work connec
ted with the appraisement taken out
of the hands of the county officials.
It would mean the appointment of
appraisers by the Auditor General
instead of the County Commission
Discussing his bill, at 4 adminis-
tratlon measure, calling for a 60-50
Bplit of the personal tax between tho
County and the State, Mr. Dawson
declared that it is Intended that the
collection of this tax, like the mer
cantile tax, should be made by State
employes appointed by the Auditor
Debs in Farewell
Public Speech Upholds
Russian Bolshevik Rule
By Associated, Press
Cleveland, Ohio, March 13. In
! what may be his farewell public ad
' drees before he begins serving a ten
| years' sentence Imposed by the Fed
eral court here on a charge of vio
lating the espionage act, Eugene V.
Debs. Socialist leader, last night up
held the Bolshevist rule in Russia
and referred to Lenine and Trotzky
: as the "foremost statesmen of the
Debs said the judges of tho United
I States Supreme Court were "be
i gowed, bewhiskered, bepowered
old fossils, who have never decided
Referring to the prison term that
he faces, he reiterated his opposition
to the law that he violated while
the war was in progress.
Announcement was mado of a
meeting to be held here March 23
to protest against the imprisonment
of Debs and to organize to obtain
the freedom of all political and in
dustrial prisoners.
McCurdy Bill Not
to Reach the House
A negative report on the McCurdy
bill to reduce the license fee of deal
ers in oleomargarine will be made
I next week by a special committee
I of the House Judiciary Special Com
' mittee. The subcommittee met and
decided to negative the bill and will
probably make its report to the
House Monday night. Representa.-
tive Samuel McCurdy, Blair County,
sponsor of the bill, announces he
will carry the fight to the floor of
the House in an effort to put the bill
on the calendar. A reduction In the
license fee of retail 0100 dealers from
$lOO to $lO and of restaurants and
hotels from SGO to $5 Is provided In
the bill. State granges are opposing
the measure because they believe it
would Injure the dairy business.
"The bill was Introduced," Repre
sentative McCurdy explained, "for
the benefU of people living in
sparsely settled districts where there
is not sufficient business to warrant
a dealer taking out a license. The
bulk of our milk now days is sent
into the cities, and is not converted
into butter."
Members of the special subcom
mittee which considered the bill say
I that the State would lose a revenue
of $500,000 If the license fee on oleo
were reduced.
Korean Independence
Movement Spreading
liy Associated. Press
Poking, March 13. —The indepen
dence movement in Korea is becom
ing more widespread, according to
reports from private sources In that
country. Trouble was anticipated
on the occasion of the funeral of
Prince Yt, and the Japanese called
in gendarmerie from outlying sta
tions. Forestalling this, the Ko
rean national leaders arranged the
Independence Day demonstrations
two days earlier, thus catching the
Japanese unprepared.
Kventually the situation was re-
I stored, but not before thousands had
| been arrested.
[ The Korean independence mani-
I festo calls upon the people to rise
and make a peaceful demonstratit
of their independence, but under i
circumstances to use force.
Coal Prices
May Adv&nc
Latest reports from the
mines are not only to the
effect that the usual Sum
mer reductions jure not
likelv to prevail but that an
additional increase is prob
able to cover certain ad
vances in the cost of min
ing. There is one thing,
however, that is not giving
any concern, and that is the
outlook as to the supply of
coal. There is plenty of
fuel available and it is a
duty to buy the coal you
need now.
Remember the hardships
and discomforts of last
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