The Meyersdale commercial. (Meyersdale, Pa.) 1878-19??, June 19, 1913, Image 7

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Votes For Women
The Woman Sufferage Bill which
recently passed the Illinois Senate by
a vote of 29 to 15, has passed the
House by a vote of 83 to 56 and is as-
sured Governor Dunn’s signature.
This bill becomes a law without rati-
fication by the voters, and it extends
the franchise to women on all ques-
tions and offices not provided for in
the State Constitution.
Women henceforth may help elect
the 29 presidential electors to which
the State of Illinois is entitled. The
total number of presidential electors
chosen by Illinois together with the
9 Western States where eqnal suffre
age prevails is now 84 out of a grand
total for the entire United States of
531. Hence it will be quite possible
for the Western Women’s vote to turn
the scale in favor of a western presi-
dential candidate in a hotly contested
presidential elections. Do Eastern
ment want to be ruled bp the votes of
western women? If not, make haste
and enfranchise your own women.
The Washington Correspondent of
New York Post notes that an influen-
tial Pennsylvanin Senator is now on a
speech-making tour in his home state.
Says the correspondent: ‘‘It has not
been customary for the Senator to
sho this consideration to the mere
voters whom he has been supposed to
represent. He is not the only Senator
who is exhibiting appreciation of the
fact that his political hereafter is, or
soon will be, at the mercy of the vot-
ers. No symton is more conspicuous
in the present Senate than the chang-
ed demeanor of Senatorssince the rat-
ification of the Constitutional Amend-
ment which will abolish the election
* of United States Senators by State
Legislatures, ond compel them fo sub-
mit their candidate to the people di-
The Fortieth Session of the Califor-
nia Legislature, just adjourned, has
had a most remarkable record in tne
passage of laws for the welfare of
women and children. A few of the
most important laws are;
' The Health Certificate Law, reguir-
ing a certificate of freedom frem ven-
eral diseases of all persons obtaining
marriage licenses.
The Joint Guardianship Law, giving
mothers the equal rights with fathers
over their minor unmarried children.
A law raising the ‘‘age of consent’’
for girls from 16 to 21.
The Milk Inspection Law for strict
regulation of dairies. ’
Te Bastardly Law, requiring fath-
ers to help support illegitimate child-
An amendment to the Child Labor
Law, raisingithe working age of child-
ren from 12 to 15.
This notabe record shows women
actually do use the power of the bal-
lot for the conservation and preserva-
tion of the home.
eee eens.
Clears the Complexion.
if you are troubled with pimples,
blackheads, acne, barber itch, blotch-
es, freckles, or other skin disease
or blemish, now is the time to get
rid of it with Hokara.
This pure and simple skin healer
is being introduced in Meyersdale
by S. E. Thorley, City Drug Store,"
at the low price of 25c for a liberal
sized jar; and they have sold hun-
dreds of treatments.
It contains no grease or acid, is
cleanly to use and it is a true nour-
ishmentf for the skin, cleaning and
clearing it in every pore, making it
soft, white and beautiful.
If Hokara does not do even more
than is claimed for it and give per-
fect satisfaction return the empty
jar to the S. E. Thorley Drug Store
and they will refund your money.
If you have any skin trouble, you
cannot spend 25 cents to better ad-
vantage than for a jar of this skin
Sold on guarantee by S. E. Thor-
ley, at the City Drug Store. ad
Use of Electricity.
An electrical tow boat used on a
llow French canal has propellers
at each end and is supplied with
power from an overhead wire, but
can also be driven by storage batteries.
Two Swedish electricians have per-
fected a high amperage telephone
transmitter that can be used both for
long distance and wireless telephony.
An automobile owner has thought
of a new use for an electric flatiron.
Being compelled to leave his car over
night in an unheated garage he placed
an electric flatiron in the engine
hood and connected the cord to the
lighting circuit of the garage. The
flatiron kept the engine warm and
prevented the cooling water from
es ote otnd
j For regular action of the bowels:
About a year ago a stranger, a
“strap hanger’’ on the famous Rock- |.
‘‘blew’’ into |.
wood-to-Scullton hack,
Scullton unannounced. He wasan as-
suming matter-of-fact gentleman and
he made no pretentions that he had
come to work a miracle upon the to-
pography of Upper Turkeyfoot Town-
ship. He meant only to exhume a
‘lost art’’ in Somerset County agri- |!
The stranger proved to be Mr.
Joseph Nabb, of Foxburg, Clarion |!
County, a brother of Millionaire Al-
bert Nabb, oil operator and owner of
a farm of 300 acres lying just south of
Scullton. Mr. Nabb staked off a hur- |:
dred acres of forest, employed a force |.
of laborers, set to work clearing the
land. The forest trees,large and smal’,
were dug up by theroots. The small-
er timber was likewise thoroughly
“‘grubbed,’’ and the stones to a depth
of a foot or more were excavated and
removed from the soil. The effect
upon the landscape was almost magi-
cal, and now big Nabb farm has 200
acres of cleared land, and Mr. Chas.
Perkins, the millionaire’s son-in-law,
an enthusiastic gentleman-farmer,pre-
sides over the operations of the farm-
Clearing of ‘‘new ground’’ from vir-
ginal forest areas has become an al-
most obsolete practice among Somer-
set county agriculturists.' Visitors to
every section of the county are met
with the sight of many fields once :
cultivated, but long since allowed to
lie idle except for their occassional
use for grazing cattl and sheep. In
many instances these fields have been
allowed to partially reforest them-
selves through the failure of the ow-
ners to put them to better uses.
But not withstanding all this is true,
Somerset has made great strides in
agricuture within the past quarter-
century. With the increased demard
for farm products will come an era of
land reclamation, which, with the
aid of modern explosives and modern
mechanical appliances, will be accom-
plished with incomparably less labor
than that of the pioneers who made
the original clearings, and whereby
Somerset ‘County’s farming area will
be more than doubled. Moreover, by
scientific tillage, the county’s farm
products may be more than quadrupled
Past progress in Somerst County ag-
riculture fully jusitfies the prediction
of such possibilities, and Joseph Nebb
has furnished a striking object lesson
to prove whal may be accomplished
by land reclamation on a moderate | |
Skunk Farming.
Owing to the great value of the
animal commonly called the Skunk
or Polecat, both for its fur and ror its
economic effects as a destroyer of
insects, this native animal is liable to
receive further attention from man in
attempts to propogate it upon a more
or less artificial basis, at least par-
tially under domestication. State
Zoolegist H. A. Surface, Harrisburg,
makes the statement that skunk farm-
ing has not yet been developed into
an industry that can be called suc-
cessful. Considerable ‘experimenta- |;
tion must be made, and much of this
must be at a financial loss. Yet a
flew principles may be useful in helyr-
ing the pioneers in this enterprise.
Among these are the following:
First: Keep the animal supplied
with fresh food of animal origin, such
as insects, meat, eggs, milk, or bread
and milk.
Second: See that their drinking
water is kept fresh and their enclos-
ure clean and dry.
Third: Provide them with dry,
warm places for beds and nests. Til-
ing extended into a hillside gives
them proper covering and a place of
uniform temperature, such as they
They are not a nuisance by con-
stantly causing an offensive odor
around the ‘premises, as is often be-
lieved, but they should be treated
One can procure animals for at-|’
tempting skunk culture by baited box |
traps placed near their holes or run-
ways. Of. course, steel traps, or
others that would injure them, can-
not be used for this purpose. They
are easily trapped and become quite
gentle. In fact, they have practical-
ly no fear of man. Evidently they
are aware that Nature has proyided
them with a means of defense that is
so effective that no one cares to tres-
pass upon the small amount of terri-
tory which they odécupy.
In keeping fur-bearing animals in
domestication care must be taken
that they do not become mangy, nor
infested with lice, nor so poorly nor
artifically fed as to endanger the
beauty and the fineness of the fur.
Artificial conditions, such as too
much heat or protection, may result
in poor fur. The best animals always
should be kept for propagation pur-
poses, and the poorest ones killed.
They should not be killed until cold
{One of the best ways of killing a
| it with strychnine.
easy, natural movements, relief of|
constipation, try Doan’s Regulets.
25 cents at all stores. ad
skunk is to chloroform it. Another
| way that is very efficient is to Do ison
In either c
» . ise no
odor is produced.
iy m. ©. Director of Evening
© Department, The Moody Bible Institute,
{ LESSON TEXT-—Amos §:1-8
© GOLDEN TEXT—‘Seek good, and not
jevil, that ye may ve. ** Amos 6:14.
Amos was the “third of the minor
iprophets and prophesied concerning
:Israel in the days of Uzziah,' king of
‘Judah, about 790 B. C. His name
means “burden” and his prophecy re-
,veals a sors one. Though outwardly
‘prosperous, and victorious upon the
‘battlefield, imdeed -Israel’'s “golden
‘age,” yet this prophet reveals that it
‘was an age of lead as well, for he
‘shows that associated with political
tand material prosperity was a gross
‘moral corruption; even as was the
jcase in the declining days of the Ro-
‘man Empire and as was the state of
|France just preceding the days of the
French Revolution. This is certainly
a lesson for cur day. Blessed as we
‘have been so abundantly, we need to
ipause and examine the framework of
jour political and moral life.
God's Preciamation.
! “Woe to them that are at ease in
{ Zion” (verse 1). What ar indictment,
land of how many can this be said in
this present day. The state of Israel
spoken of by Amos has come down
through the ages. We must net, of
course, suppose that all were in that
|gtate, but rather the majority. Any-
‘one at all interested or familiar with
- present-day church life knows how
few are concerned with the fundamen-
tal work of the church, viz, seekimg
to save the lost. Not only our indiffer-
‘ence to those of heathenism but of our
neighbors and companions. How much
-are we concerned with the groans and
the cry of intemperance except per.
hapr to shed e few crocodile tears
;and straightway forget? But God by
.the mouth of the prophet proclaims
“Wee.” We are mot called to “ease”
#but to work, not alone to enjoy but
ito suffer, Tim. 3:13. If we are to
| Selves and not be at ease.
course refers to the war being waged
|agninst evil and not to any matter of
ouy personal salvation, Phil. 48, TR. ¥.
eicape the woe we must bestir our
TMs of] _
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Brethren church—Sunday school at
9:30 a. m., Christian Endeavor at 6:45
p. m. Preaching service both morn-
ing and evening in the Meyersdale
church. In the morning there will
be a special sermon to parents. In
the evening the subject will be,
‘‘Qualities that Equip for Master-
ship.”” All are invited to these ser-
Methodist Episcopal church ser-
vice, Rev. G. A. Neeld pastor—Ser-
vices at10:30 a. m. Sunday school 9:30
a. m. Epworth League at 6:45 p. m.
Evening service at 7:30.
Church of the Brethren— Preaching
10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
School, 9:30 a. m. Christian Workers
Meeting at 6:30 p. m. Bible Class,
Saturday evening, 7:30 p. m. Teacher
Training classes meet Monday evening
7 and 8 o’clock, respectively. Sunday
School Workers’ Meeting, Friday
evening, 30th inst., at 7:30.
88. Philip and James Catholic
church, Rev.’ J. J. Brady, pastor.—
Mass next Sunday 8:30 and 10:30 a.
m. Vespers and Benedictionat 7:30
p. m.
At the A. M. E. Zion church Sun-
‘day School at 3:00 p. m. Preaching
iat 11 a. m. Christian 2Endeavor, at
7:46 Pp. m.
{TJPét. 5:7. ' This is the ease of indif-|
ference to God's honor .and the peril
fof fi ig out of Christ.
prophet them points to the na
{tions that bordered about (verse 2)
{and warns them thet like as they had
icome and gone, risen to eminence and
power and suzken to obscurity and de-
icay, so also will Israel unless it bestir
litself. America is strong and proud
‘but is just as weak as those that have |
gone before. We could not stand
{half-slave and half-free,” no more can
‘we stand hslf-intoxicated and half-
rsow that shall we also reap, Gal. 6:7.
Israel relied upom the fortified moun-
tains round about, only to find later
'such support te be a broken reed, for
.the day of reckoning came (9:10).
Sinners scoff at warning, hell is a
myth, judgment and death a long way
‘off, 2 Pet. 3:4. Governments put off
ithe proper course of action for politi-
ical reasons amd the people perish.
iWitness intemperance in America,
‘opium (due to England’s perfidity) in
China, and slavery in Africa. Can God
‘be a righteous God and overlook these
things? “Where there is mo vision
‘(knowledge of the need and the re-
jsources at our command) the people
perish, ” e. g., throw off restraint R.V.,
jProv. 29:18. Lacking a vision, nations,
families and imdividuals alike perish.
{Rather than to face the issue (verse 4)
lwe give ourselves to ease and to
ithe enjoyneats of the sensual na-
ture. “Because seatence against the
‘evil work is not executed speedily,
therefore the heart of the sons of men
‘is fully set in them to do evil” Eccl.
8:11; and so to the chant of music
(verse b) they drink bowls of wine
(verse 6) and anoint themselves with
choice ointments but are not con-
cerned about the affliction of Joseph,
(>. &-, the chosen ones of God.
Display of Wealth.
Here we have a terrific indictment.
These people abounded in “superflui-
ties” (marg.) suggesting something
of the lavish display of wealth we are
constantly beholding, each seeking to
outvie the other, whereas God is call-
ing the Christian to a life of simplic-
ity as the price of power. The intem-
perate way some professed Christians
load up with diamonds, the straining
io attract attention by means of dress;
as well as other forms of display, de-
mands that we pause and ask what
will be the outcome, let alone the ef-
fect upon the Kingdom. See I Peter
3:3, 4; I Tim. 2:9, 10; Luke 6:24, 25;,
Matt. 16:24.
“Therefore” (verse 7).
every effect is an adequate cause.
Back of the fall of Babylon was a cor-
rupt court, back of the fall of Rome
an enervated, morally emancipated
people; back .of the fall of Jerusalem
a disobedient race who trespassed
once too often.
“Back of
In bringing this lesson before our |
younger scholars we can tell the story
: . | } osperit nd call
weather when their fur is at its prime. | of Istael's outward prosp y and.e
attention to the fact that like the tall
oak, if its heart is rotten, it will fall
and decay. Emphasize various other
kinds of intemperance, in
games, wealth, tobacco, etc.
We may seek to put off the
evil day (verse 8) but whatsoever we
speech, |
Evangelical Lutheran church, J. A.
Yount, pastor— Sunday school next
Sunday at 9:30 a. m. Morning ser-
‘vice 10:30. Evening services 7:30.
‘Luther League, ~6:45p. m.- Mid-
‘week service Wednesdny 8:30 p. m.
Evangelical church, L. B. Ritten-
house, pastor—Sunday school at 2:00
p. m. Preaching at 7:45 p. m.
Named As Secreta: y.
George W. Kehr, secretary of the
Pennsylvania Conservation Associati-
on, whose headquarters are located at
Harrisburg, has been notified by Chas.
Lathrop Pack, President of the Nat-
ional Conservation Congres. of his ap-
pointment by the executive committee
as secretary of the congress for the
state of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kehr’s services in connection
with the promotion or the conserva-
tion movement in Pennsylvanic were
| the reasons which led to his appoint-
ment to this important position.
The National Conservation Congress
will meet this year at ‘Washington,
D. C., November 18, 19, and 20. In-
portant questions involving state and
federal politics, notably on forestry
and water power, will be discussed.
Delegates from every state in the
union and from every organization
concerned in some phase of conserva-
| tion are invited to go to Washington
| and help work out the question for
| the best interests of the people.
Third Impeachment For Pres-
ent Legislature.
The investigation of charges against
Judge Robert E. Umble and J. G.Van-
Swearman, of Fayette county, to be
started in Uniontown Thursday, will
be the third case of impeachment to
tackled by the House of Representi-
tives at the present session. Judge
Fuller, of Luzerne county. was the
first to be backed by the Legislature.
He was exonerated and soon after
charges were filed against Judge Brum
of Schuylkill. After a bitter fight
over majority and minority represen-
titives, the house last week declared
the Brum charges unfounded. In|
both instances several weeks were de- |
voted to investigations.
The charges against Judges Umble
that it is deemed impossible for the |
present House to make a thorough in-
vestigation. The committee will sit
| three days this week and then report |
| whether or not the investigation should | §
| be continued or dropped.
| If it is to be continued the commit-
tee will have to be given authority to
report to Speaker Alter before the ses-
erate att
The child with her penny savings bank,
The small boy with his small change,
The lady with her pin money savings,
The small man with his small roll,
The big man with his big roll,
The big man who applies for a big loan.
The small man who applies for a small loan,
The lady with her church subscription list,
The small boy with school entertainment tickets,
The child with society entertainment tickets,
are LACH accorded the same consid-
ntion and exrend=2d the
liberal treatment consistent with
and profitable banking.
Your confidence is what
Studebaker seeks to keep
Possessing this confidence, we have never
tried to produce a cheap wagon.
we don’t dare try
We could, but
the experiment. Our constant
aim has been to produce the best wagon.
And in living up to this highest standard, we have
won and hold —the confidence and good-will of
hundreds of thousands of farmers all over the world.
Studebaker wagons are built to last, to do a day's
work every day, to stand up under stress and strain
and to make the name Studebaker stand for all
that is best in vehicles.
Don't accept any other wagon represented to be
just as good as a Studebaker.
The substitute may be
cheaper, but it isn’t up to Studebaker standards, and
you can't afford to buy it.
For business or pleasure, there is a Studebaker vehicle
suited to your requirements. Farm wagons, trucks, business ‘wagons,
surreys, buggies, runabouts, pony carriages— each the best of its
kind. Hamess also—of the same high Studebaker standard.
See our Degler or write us.
sion closes. If under the law this pro-
cedure cannot be fcllowed the com-
mittee pro ably will ieport thataree-
omme :c: tion be made to the Legisla-
ture of 1915 that the charges be
There is, however, the possibility
that the committee after hearing evi-
dence, may decide that there is nq
ground for the charges and recom-
mend that the case be dropped.
No. 1 Roofing Slate,
Steel Roofing,
Felt Nails,
Ridging and
Stock always on hand at Meyersdale and
at my mill in Elk Lick Township.
See Me Before Luying Flsewhere
R.F D. No.2
Meyersdale, Pa. |
and Van Swearman were filed so late | §
Confidence in
the efficacy of this thoroughly tried
home remedy is never misplaced. In
every way—in health, strength, spir-
its and in looks—women find them-
selves better after timely use of
Sold everywhere. In boxes, 10c., 25¢,
Each patient treated under eon-§
tract to effect a satisfactory eure
in three days, otherwise on leav-
: J ing the institution fee paid shall
be refun
@hartered under the laws of Pennsylvania
South Bend, Ind.
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How About That
Screen Door
or a few extra screens for your
windows, or screen for repair-
ing the old ones? Poultry
Netting from 2 to 6 feet in §
width, Wire Nails and Spikes,
Roofing Nails and Tin Cups,
Roof Paint and Roofing.
Coffee, 25¢ to 40c per pound.
Sugar, $1.45 for 25 pound sack.
43 lbs. choice Navy Beans, 25¢
Tomatoes, large can, 10c and
Corn, best grades, 10c. i
Large can Sauer Kraut, 10c.
Large can Pumpkin, 10c.
3 Ibs. good Head Rice, 25¢
Trading Stamps With Every
Purchase. L
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years regarded as Best, PILL 8, for tw Re