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Appetizing Vienna Sausage
HE aroma of Libby’s Vienna Sausage
tells you that itis delightfully seasoned.
The first taste that it is made of care-
fully selected, meat—seasoned to perfection.
Have Vienna Sausage for luncheon
Your husband — your children
will ask for it again and again.
Libby, M¢Neill & Libby, Chicago
Daughter (admiring a set of mink
skins from father—I can hardly real-
ize that these beautiful furs come
trom such a small, sneaking beast.
Father—I don’t ask for thanks, my
flear, but I must insist on respect.—
Williams Purple Cow.
Soothe Itching Skins
With Cuticura. Bathe with Cuticura
Soap and het water, dry and apply the
Dintment. This usually affords relief
and points te speedy healment. For
tree samples address, “Cuticura, Dept.
X, Boston.” At druggists and by mail
Soap 25, Ointment 25 and 50.—Adv.
Some men make friends and others
make them tired.
time he wants it.
| Bridging the Gap
From Steer to Steak
Live stock is raised on the
farms and ranches of the West.
Meat is eaten in the large cities
of the East, and by our boys in
France — thousands of miles
The day of transporting live
animals from ranch to seaboard
and overseas has passed. There
was too much waste. The mod-
ern packer locates his large and
specialized plants in the produc-
ing regions. He ships the dressed
beef in refrigerator cars,
holds it in his own refrigerated
branch warehouses until deliv-
ered to the retailer.
to foreign ports, he
transfersthe meat torefrigerated
By means of his nation-wide organ-
ization the modern packer maintains a
continuous flow of meats to all parts
of the country, sc that each retailer
gets just the quantity and quality of
meat his trade demands, and at the
Swift & Company recently shipped
1,000 carloads of meat products in one
week to our Armies and to the Allies.
Bridging the gap from ranch to con-
sumer can be done successfully—and
at low unit costs and profits—only by
large business organizations.
Swift & Company's profit on meat,
always so small as to have practically
no effect on prices, is now limited by
the Government to about. 2 cents on
each dollar of sales.
The newest private in No. 1 squad
stood at a rigid attention while the
captain started down the line on his
first weekly inspection.
The captain stopped.
“What,” he asked, pointing to an
expensive medal on the bulging
bosom of the newest private, is
“That,” said the newest private
proudly, “is the medal our cow won
at the country fair last year.”—Stars
Parrots can learn our language, but
we are too dense to acquire theirs.
New York will this year spend $15.-
000.000 on public improvements.
of interesting "and
instructive facts sent on request.
Address Swift & Company
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois
Swift & Company,U.S.A.
FOR STATE POLICE
Vacancies in Force Open To
Men Between 31 and 40
Years of Age
TWENTY - EIGHT VACANCIES
Short Items of Interest Gathered at
the Various State Departments
Touching Affairs of the People
of the Commonwealth.
Harrisburg, Pa.—Married men who
are under forty years of age may be
enlisted in the Pennsylvania State
Police to fill the twenty-eight vacan-
cies which now exist in the force un-
der conditions laid down by the de
partment according to information
from the Capitol. The draft has tak-
en eight experienced men, and while
those in service until a short time
ago have been put into deferred
classes, the men whose terms are ex-
piring have been going to war Or in-
to service of corporations and rail
roads where there is more attractive
The men to be enlisted will be re-
quired to spend several nights a week
at barracks. They must be between
thirty-one and forty and they will be
taken close to the latter age if in
good physical condition and able to
stand the work of the policeman.
The usual summer demanu for
presence of state policemen is ap-
State Registers 60,551 New Men.
Returns from all of the 282 local
draft districts in Pennsylvania show
thai 60,551 men who attendied the
age of 21 in the last year registered
June 5. Enlistments and failure ot
aliens in some of the cities to regis-
ter are given as reasons why the reg-
istration was not larger.
To Ask Bids Again.
Acting Commissioner of Health
Royer will ask new bids for the mos-
guito extermination work near Phil-
adeuphia, on which the bids quoted
were too ‘high.
Settling Big Insurance Case.
Steps in settlement of financial
claims against directors of the Pitts-
purgh Life and Trust Company, of
Philadelphia, are about being closed
up here by Attorney General Brown
and Horace W. Davis, of Sharon,
former Deputy Attorney General, who
was in charge of the case. About
$400,000 will be paid over. The other
actions against the directors will
now be dropped, it was stated.
After Gun Toters.
Governor Brumbaugh has issued a
statement directed to mayors, burgess-
es and police authorities generally,
suggesting that all of the laws of the
commonwealth relating to the carrying
of firearms by aliens and others be
Teacher's Contract Holds.
The State Compensation Board in
deciding a clcim for compensation for
a school teacher, that of McDonough
vs. East Washington School district,
holds that the contract for nine
months holds although last year ow-
ing to an outbreak of infantile paraly-
sis school sessions did not begin or
end at the time stated.
To Study Aircraft Defense.
The Pennsylvania Safety and De-
fense Commission appointed Colonel
Henry W. Shoemaker of Altoona to
go to Europe to make a study of
methods used by cities for defense
against attacks Dy aircraft.
State Will Aid Fairs.
People at the Capitol are following
with much interest the plan to re-
vive the Franklin county fair. The
State will aid all fairs this year, pro-
viding they comply with regulations.
Magee Takes Old Job.
William A. Magee, of Pittsburgh,
was sworn in as a member of the
Public Service Commission, from
which he resigned on August 15. He
was re-appointed and sat with the
commission in executive session. Mr.
Magee was also sworn in as a mem-
ber of the Free Library Commission,
to which he was appointed Novem-
New Cattle Record.
A statement issued at the depart-
ment tells of twenty head of cattle
being fed 170 days on the State's
farm and being sold at a profit of
$41.26 per steer. The average weight
when brought was 810 pounds and
final selling weight 1,124. The sleers
cost $85.05 and feed $35.86. The av-
erage seliing price was $160.17.
Contracts for Bridges Let.
Contracts for 33 bridges on state
highways ranging in value from $19;-
000 to $600, were awarded by Commis-
sioner O'Neil for structures on state
highways in Berks, Clearfield, Colum-
bia, Crawford, Indiana, Jefferson,
Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe,
New Castle—Writing from France,
where she is serving as a Red Cross
nurse behind the British lines, Miss
Edwards, of this city, tells her pa-
rents: “You do not need to fear for
us. We have decided that we will
kill ourselves before we will be taken
prisoner.” Miss Edwards went to
France with a Philadelphia hospital
Huntingdon.—While canoeing in the
Juniata river near a clubhouse, five
miles east of Huntingdon, a man nam-
ed Hurley and a six-year-old boy
named Myers were drowned. Myers’
father was also in the boat when it
capsized, but he was saved. All were
Wilkes-Barre. — Twenty-nine mine
workers had narrow escapes from be-
ing dashed to bits and two may die
as a result of injuries received while
riding a trip of mine cars that broke
loose from couplings and ran away
on a steep slope.
Harrisburg. — The Pennsylvania
State Sheep institute was organized
here with Charles E. Patton, secre-
tary of agriculture, as president. Ar-
rangements were made for a sheep
show to be held in Wit*emsport in
Harrisburg. — Two new cases of
smallpox have been reported to the
office of the state department of
health. One case is in Lebanon, and
the other is in Erie. The patient is
a negro who traveled from St. Marys
to Erie. The coach has been disin-
.fected and the matter taken up with
the St. Marys health authorities.
Shamokin.—One of the largest class-
es in the history of Shamokin high
school was graduated here. The honors
awarded were valedictorian, J. Harold
Zimmerman ; salutatorian, Dwight Ho-
werth ; presentation, Mary IL. Etew-
ard, and historian, Sidney K. Scott.
There were twenty-nine men and forty
girls in the class.
Norristown.—Judge Solly has award-
ed William H. Detterer and wife, of
Bridgeport, $743 for nursing and
boarding Martha McCleary, who in-
herited the money through the death
of a sister in Philadelphia. While
there had been no promise to pay the
Detterers, Judge Solly rules that they
were more entitled to the money than
the collateral heirs.
Harrisburg. — The public service
commission has enunciated a policy
of declining to make findings in com-
plaints against abolition of passenger
trains by railroads because of the war
conditions, in an opinion handed down.
Connellsville—It remained for a
foreigner to avenge an insult to the
American flag in a restaurant here.
John Cusick, an Austrian, aged fifty-
one, was alleged to have declared that
the “United States flag is crdzy.” He
was promptly felled with a blow to
the mouth by a fellow-countryman,
arrested and fined.
Bloomsburg.—Mrs. Claude Smith,
whose husband was sentenced to the
eastern penitentiary for ten years by
Judge Harman, in February, following
his plea of guilty to a number of
burglaries, was arrested here, charged
with the theft of dresses to the value
of $65 in York, while with her hus-
York.—George B. Hoffman, eighteen
years old, of this city, was a member
of the crew of the United States trans-
port President Lincoln, which was
sunk by a hostile U-Lioat Friday morn-
ing. No information concerning his
safety has been received by his rela
tives in this city.
New Castle.—A record-breaking crop
of strawberries is promised in Law-
rence county this year. Rain during
the past few days has been especially
beneficial and the plants are white
with blossoms. The growers are con-
fronted with a searcity of pickers and
a call is to be made for school chil-
dren of the county.
Rarrisburg.—John Farris, of Pitts-
burgh, has been appointed engineer to
prepare plans for the new state bridge
at Tionesta by the board of public
grounds and buildings.
York.—Local business men have be-
come interested in the establishing of
the Susquehanna trail in this county.
The proposed trail would cover the
route from Harrisburg to York.
Chester.— Plans have been prepared
for the construction of a hotel of 1000
rooms to accommodate workmen at
the plant of the Sun Shipbuilding com-
pany. The new structure will be the
largest in the city and will be built
on what was known as the Chester
base ball part in the Fifth ward.
Easton.—The service flag of the
Baston lodge of Moose now contains
Chester.—Startled when a farmer
velled . at him, Walter Borowiski,
twelve years old, fell from the top of
a cherry tree and broke both arms.
Oil City.—Donald T. Wright, who
left here May 19 for Camp Lee, has
been classed a deserter by the local
draft board. Wright failed to report
at the cantonment, according to the
announcement of the draft board.
Connellsville—Walter J. Adams,
aged fifty, a Baltimore and Ohio rail-
road engineer, died from injuries re-
Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Warren and
Washington counties. Proposals for
eleven others were rejected because of
high prices and with four on which no |
bids were received will be readver
ceived in a wreck last November. He
Had been employed by the roalroad
aston.—High salaries all slong the
», increasing the annual budget
)0, was granted by the school board
OLD PRESCRIPTION |
FOR WEAK KIDNEYS
Have you ever stopped to reason why
it is that so many products tiat are ex- |
tensively advertised, all at once drop out |
of sight and are soon forgotten? The |
reason is plain—the article did not fulfil
the promises of the manufacturer. This
A medicinal preparation that has real
curative value almosot sells itself, as like
an endless chain system the remedy is |
recommended by those who have been |
benefited, to those who are in need of it. |
A prominent druggist says, “Take for
example Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root, al
preparation IT have sold for many years |
and never hesitate to recommend, for im |
almost every case it shows excellent re-
sults, as many of my customers testify. |
No other kidney remedy that I know of
has so large a sale.”
According to sworn statements and
verified testimony of thousands who have
used the preparation, the success of Dr.
Kilmers’ Swamp-Root is due to the fact
that, so many people claim, it fulfils al-
most every wish in overcoming kidney,
liver and bladder ailments, corrects ur-
inary troubles and neutralizes the urie
acid which causes rheumatism.
You may receive a sample bottle of
Swamp-Root by Parcel Post. Address
Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y., and
enclose ten cents; also mention this paper.
Large and medium size bottles for sale
at all drug stores.—Adv.
Nothing to Do but Wait.
Jones was a raw recruit just arrived.
The second day of his army life he
was put on the picket line grooming
horses. The stable sergeant, having
given the command to groom, sauntered
around to see how the work was proo-
gressing. He found Jones with an
anxious and expectant look on his face.
“Well, Jones, have you groomed your
“Yes, sir,” he replied obediently.
“No, sir—he’s been standing on them,
sir, and I've waited over ten minutes
for him to lie down.”—Judge.
“I want this boy flogged, sir. He is
a kad egg.” “In that case, it is no use
trying to whip him.”
Drops and Soothing Syrups.
Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance.
G00D NEWS FOR SUFFERERS
People who have tired of patent
| madicines find reviving faith in the
use of Eagle Pile Remedy for the cure
of hemorrhoids, piles, fistula and like
diseases. Being the outgrowth of vari-
ous ailments of the lungs, liver, stom-
| ach and bowels, they have been the
subject of special study and long re-
applies more particularly to a medicine. | search with the successful accomplish-
ment of a compound that will cure
them speedily and permanently.
Eagle Pile Remedy, 20 years doing,
effective work, is doing greater service
every day. It can help you. And a
week’s treatment costs less tham a
| single visit to your physician and a
hundred times less than an unneces-
sary operation. Send $1 to Reed Dis-
tributing Co. for a box. Address 141
Godwin St., Paterson, N. J.—Adv.
Oh, You, “Dixie” Tune.
The Houston Post notes that “some
Cincinnati feller is writing new words
for ‘Dixie,’ ” and it discourages him
“No use. Few people have ever
learned the old words. It is the ‘Dixie’
tune that plays the wild with human
emotions and makes a patriot want to
yell and shoot holes through the en-
Now Is the Time to Get Rid of These Ugly Spots
There’s no longer the slightest need of feeling
ashamed of your freckles, as Othine—double
strength—is guaranteed to remove these homely
Simply get an ounce of Othine—double
strength—from your druggist, and apply a little
of it night and morning and you should soon see
that even the worst freckles have begun to dis-
appear, while the lighter cnes have vanished en-
tirely. It is seldom that more than one ounce
is needed to completely clear the skin and gain
a beautiful clear complexion.
Be sure to ask for the double strength Othine,
as this is sold under guarantee of money back
§f it fails to remove freckles.—Adv.
In most cases a man seems to think
that his wrongs begin almost imme-
diately after his wedding rites.
An honest man never speculates
ASTORIA is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric,
It is pleasant. It contains neither
Its age is its guare
antee. For more than thirty years it has been in constant use for the relief
of Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic and Diarrheea; allaying Feverish-
ness arising therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels,
aids the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children’s Panacea—The Mother’s Friend.
The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been in use for over
80 years, has borne the signature of Chas. H. Fletcher, and has been made under
his personal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and ‘‘Just- ’? gre but Experiments that
trifle with and endanger the health of Infants and 4
Children—Experience against Experiment. ZT
Genuine Castoria always bears the signature of 2
(FOR YOUR STOMACH'S SAKE)
Cures Him— | : Most Startling Endorsement
Comes Back Ever Published
and Pays For It | 24 Foon muni
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It’s the Acid Test “Estgnic Remedy Cos
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of Man and Eatonic Gentlemen:—The following incidentwhich hap-
Th B th Wi i pened in my place of business I know will be of
ey O EIS § greatinterest toyou, and, I hope, of great benefit
" to humanity, morally and physically.
It takes a big man to stand up I keep a Suentiiy of BATONIC piled on my
And say an wing sndwilling 2 show case, recently missed a box, and knowing
that this poor sufferer willnot want neither IIH if Jor deri had gold 3, A oould pt
for EATONIC 58 Jong as he Jives, and said: “Mr,
© stomach sufferers and those Cramer, § owe you fifty cents for a box
Dot gutting full Strength out of EATONIC which 1 stole from your show case.
or 3 sullering indi- § am bothered with stomach trouble and, not hay-
gestion, ayspepeia, sour stomach, the money to spare to get a box, I took it.
DE a Rt SON Bad dome mg DE Ty
say, Go, get a box of EATONIC to- yes it" oath § te . sd
This is the most wond testimonial state-
ience in the interest of
into my store
day, use it according to the direc-
tions and you will know what real
stomach comfort means. Tens ment in all EZ PEriencs
1 th anypreparation, [tis positive proof, to my mind
thousands, all O7eT, fhe land are using 8 that EATONICis all that is claimed forit. If it
If you suffer another day it is had not helped this man his consciencewould have
vourown fault. left him ested. Very truly Ro
EATONIC costs lttle—a cent or two a A.W. Cramer.”
day. Buy EATONIC fro druggi
Send for the **Help’’ Book, Address Eatonic Remedy Co., 1018-24 So. Wabash Ave.. Chicago
WHAT CONSTIPATION MEANS
ft means a miserable condition of ill health that leads to all sorts of special
ailments such as headache, backache, dyspepsia, dizziness, indigestion, pains of
various kinds, piles and numerous other disorders—CONSTIPATION is a crime
against nature, and no human being can be well for any length of time while
constipated. DR. TUTT’S LIVER PILLS is the remedy and has been used
Scobeully all Jae oh <ontiy for 72 yes Sat 8 box and see how it feels
to have your liver and bowels resume their -giving natural functi
For sale at all druggists and dealers everywhere. Pre Henke
Dr. Tutt’s Liver Pills |
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