The Mount Joy bulletin. (Mount Joy, Penn'a.) 1912-1974, April 24, 1912, Image 4

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    Bill Fights for Bill
Farmers Column
HON. W. W,
. Speech delivered by Him Before the
The Average Number of Eggs—DBees Committees of the Whole House
with Fruit Orchard a Good on the Postal Service APIOs
Combination, The Commer priation Bill now Under
cial Fertilizer—-The Horse Considetution
Collar—Other Notes &
’ It is desired, for a few minutes, to
A crack in a wall is a poor ven- | invite particular attention te the |
postal-service ap- {
in the
Get nitrogen into the soil, and you ¢
| propriation bill,
sideration, which will permit the ex- |
| perimental establishment of mail- |
carrier service in the towns and vil-
lages having second and third class
| paragraph
h b now under
ave humus,
Onions should
when frozen, as it will produce rot.
The onion is a bulb, a plant at
never be handled
‘ » least warmth starts it : ”
Yost and Re least 44 | gost offices. As fully 300 congres-
Inte glowt . ¢ thin | sional districts embrace towns which
x y ’ very
Make 58 inventory © every 8 ultimately secure benefits from
this legislation, and as almost every
member who votes for this proposi-
own constitu-
you have on the farm; its conditions
and value.
More potatoes are grown in New
York State than in any other state
tion will be doing his
rn ents a service as well as giving sup- |
in the Union. port to a genuinely meritorious
Now is the time to plan for the { measure, I hope that the entire
supply of ice that will make next |... chip of this House will sup-
summer more enjoyable.
Farming is a regular business—to
make it profitable requires work for
the head as well as for the hands.
Many a man who makes fun of |
extend the
the towns
port the proposition
| mail-delivery service
and villages.
For many years millions of people
the book farmer, calling him a the- | residing in the great cities of the
, CF
: : : {| United States have enjoyed free
orist and impractical man fails sim. | United s Joy Tee
malil-delivery service, and during
does not read and |
the past decade we have
| 358 installation of the convenient
and valuable rural mail-delivery
system. These systems of mail de-
livery have been developed to a high
standard of efficiency, and have be-
come indispensable to the American
But, unfortunately, there
BY geass he rns
It is
should remain
winter, provided
gradually, than to
a warm celler.
If many of the farmers knew how
better that
frozen through
they can
put them
much it cost to leave their mach- ,
inery out doors all winter they exists what is today recognized as a
would be quick to build machine diseriminpation against the people
shed residing in the towns, and these peo-
as. . Ey
ple, numbering millions, have pa-
Do not cut the alfalfa after barley
is harvested,let it make root growth.
If wanted for hay, cut the crop as
it commences to bloom the follow-
tiently awaited the elimination of
the postal deficit so that modern
postal conveniences might be aff-
orded our prosperous towns and vil-
lages without serious embarrassment
to the Government finances.
Time, as usual, has brought
changes, and public opinion today
demands that the American people
shall be accorded that character of
postal facilities which is recognized
as esential to the domestic, business,
and social welfare of the people. The
gross postal revenues are constant-
ly increasing, and business methods
are being rapidly applied to the
greatest of all business institutions
the United States Post Office De-
partment. Along with the growing
revenues and increased business effi-
ciency must come extensions of the
address to
made by
ing year.
The skinmilk calf becomes accus-
tomed to eating grain and hay early
in life, consequently, when it is
weaned, the change of feed is not
so noticeable as it is with the whole
milk calf, and it does not suffer a
setback at this time.
When ordering harness for the
spring work have the collars made
to order. Take the horse to the har-
get him to make
There is
ness maker and
him collars that will fit.
nothing more annoying than
shoulders in the midst of harvest.
Thousands of dollars are wasted
in commercial fertilizer every year,
not because the fertilizer ic not all
right. but because we do Dn it Know
whether the kind we use is the kind
we need. It is a great study and one
that we must make for ourselves.
Make some simple experiments this
Two years ago in an
this House an appeal was
me for an extension of the mail-de-
livery service of the Post-Office De-
vear. Put in a strip with fertilizer | partment so as to provide for the
you have been in the habit of using | collection and delivery of letters in
and just beside it another without |the towns, villages, and boroughs,
worth a great deal [and as the postal deficit was very
it. This will be
more to you
some interested agent.
The ideal fruit farm,
great 1909 it was suggested that
the extension should be as
soon as the condition of
revenues would permit.
than the opinion of in
the postal
The official
with its or-
chards of apples,
and plums. is hardly complete with- | reports indicate that the postal re-
out at least a few stands of bees. ceipts and expenditures have been
Properly managed they will not |so balanced as to permit of service
only add to the profits of their improvements, and an appeal now
comes to the Congress from all parts
extension of
In il-
owner, but supply his tables with an
abundance of the most luxurious of
all delicacies; and add materially to
of the country for an
the mail-delivery
lustration of the popular demand for
the pollen distributing habits that
these insects possess, writes D. W. |this legislation I need only point to
Otis in the Northwest Farmstead. |the fact that since I introduced H.
This important feature, however, is | R. 16819, in January last for the ex-
generally omitted, or carried on in | perimental establishment of a town
such a way as to result in very little | mail-delivery system a number of
profit and a great deal of trouble; | petitions, representing a score of
and usually results in failure in the | States of the Union, have been filed
end; and this in face of the fact {in Congress praying for its enact-
that it might easily be made one of | ment.
the most profitable and fascinating There is an urgent appeal from |
fruit grower’s occupations. the people for an extension of the
According to statistics the aver- | mail-delivery service to the incor-
age number of eggs laid by each hen porated cities, towns, villages, and
in this country foots up about five boroughs which have presidential
dozen. This is counting good, bad post offices of the second and third
and indifferent. But if the statistics | classes. The people in cities having
were taken from poultry farm re- [jess than 10,000 population or less
than $10,000 worth of annual postal
without mail-delivery
the fact
ports exclusively, the average would
be ten dozen. The average farmer
is careless with his fowls, and does
all the eggs
business are
service, notwithstanding
that many such towns have splendid
not, as a rule, gather
the hens lay for the reason that in | streets, side-walks, street lighting,
their free range they have hidden | and so forth, and give every evi-
dence of true American progressive-
ness. It is unjust and even unwise
that the Government should longer
deprive the residents of these com-
! munities from the enjoyment of any
form of modern postal methods for
which they petition. I hope that the
Congress will authorize the postal
department to provide the people of
nests and the eggs in consequence
are often lost With the improved
methods of breeding, the average
with the poultry men will in a few
years run as high as 150 eggs per
hen per annum. Individual records
have been reported that are fast
scoring up to the 300 mark, but it
is doubtful if they will ever get near
i 4 s y f 3 :
X for 2 hep must have a sufficient |, American towns and villages
umber of days to molt, and the i; , mail delivery at least once
calendar gives us but 365 days ia | daily
the vear. si
It is not essential that any par-
— ,T.yYe———— icular method shall be pursued or
special system be adopted. but it is
desirable that initial action be tak-
en, even if the appropriation is not |
| large for the first year. Not less |
hour, leaving Lancaster at 6.15 a. | than $10,000 should be provided if
material results are to be promptly
m. and up to 7.15 p. m. Leaving |
Mount Joy at 7.15 a. m. and up to attained, and T think that $300,000
j could be well expended for this pur-
8.15 p. m. On Sundays cars will al-
so run every half hour, leaving Lan- | POSe:
It is pleasing
caster at 7.15 a. m. and up to 7.15 |
Post Office Department officials have
New Trolley Schedule
On the Lancaster and Mount Joy
trolley line, beginning April 20, cars
will run on Saturdays every half
to know that the
p. m. Leaving Mount Joy at 8.45
and up to 8.15 p. m. | awakened to the importance of this
stent lA Milsons | legislation. They concede to the
justice of the popular demand for it,
Walking over Walkovers (admit its practicability and advis-
A novel window display is on at | ability, and commend to Congress
Merchant I. D. Beneman’s store this | the installation of experimental ser-
week in the shape of a miniature jvice. The First Assistant Postmas-
man walking over Walkover shoes | ter General in his last annual re-
port urged the etablishment of an
in one of his large windows. This is |
experimental service in the follow-
one of the most interesting shoe !
displays we have ever seen. | ing language:
OOO THINNER ERE ERREE nnn nnnnn eceeeeee® HN IEEE nr
General Benovating
and Enlarging
Wednesday, April 24, 1912,
Fantieiiiiiliv e
cious addition.
You are well aware that I have purchased the store stock and fixtures of J. S. Carmany’s Store, at Florin.
contemplate giving this old established business stand a general renovating and will enlarge it considerably by erecting a spa-
In order to do this I will need room, hence this sale.
place, but the merchandise I am offering at the prices will make you all sit up and take notice.
I will admit that this is a tremendous price slashing sale, but I would rather have the goods in your hands for a song
than pay men to handle them half a dozen times during my rebuilding.
Here are a few prices:
A reduction sale is something very unusual for this
I have but one request to make; call at my store.
Will Continue
9 10 Days Only
Ladies’ Shoes
23 Pairs Women’s Dongola, were
EEE Sasa
$1.00, now
$2.00 to $2.50 now.............. 69c¢
3 Pairs Dongola, Full Toes ........ 49c
4 Pairs Dongola, Full Toes ........ 69¢
7 Pairs Full Toes, Heavy......... 79c¢
4 Pairs Full Toes, Button .......... 89c
Ladies’ Slippers
5 Pairs Ladies’ Slippers........... 39¢
19 Pairs Infants’ Red Oxfords.... 19c¢
6 Pairs Ladies’ Sandals............ 29c
Misses’ Shoes
8 Pairs Misses’ Low Shoes. ........ 10c
6 Pairs Cloth Tops, Ladies. ........ 19¢
Men’s Shoes
6 Pairs Men’s Fine Shoes. ........ 79c
8 Pairs Men’s Fine Shoes......... 59c¢
3 Pairs Mien’s Fine Shoes.......... $1.60
Boys’ Shoes
5 Pairs Heavy Shoes .............. $1.00
5 Pairs Heavy Shoes .............. 1.19
6 Pairs Heavy Shoes............... 1.13
Children’s Shoes
8 Pairs Children’s Shoes .......... 29c¢
10 Pairs Children’s Shose ......... 39c¢
6 Pairs Children’s Shoes .......... 59c
Men’s and Boys’
5 Pairs Men’s Trousers, were $1.00,
NOW a os, a 75¢
2 Pairs Boys’ Trousers, were 50c,
NOW aaah, 35¢
14 Pairs Boys’ Trousers........... 19¢
Gauze Underwear
2 Shirts, were 50c, now........... 38¢c
17 Shirts, were 25¢c, now.......... 19¢
15 Drawers, were 25c, now... .... 19¢
Men’s Shirts
25 Men’s Shirts, were 50c to 75c,
NOW ii cer vieinrn einige shies 29¢
21 Men’s White Shirts, 50c to
Lams 17¢c
Women’s and Children’s Dry Goods pi
Gauze Underwear 234 qads Percale, was 10c and ; E
“Cy MOW ......¢cciitivnnnnnss Cc =
12 Drawers, 25c and 35¢c, now... 2lc 16 1.2 yards Mercerized Gingham, z
23 Drawers, were 25c, now... .. 18¢ was 10c, now ..... cv. 8c E
9 Shirts, were 25c and 35c, now 21c || 41 1.2 yards Oil Calico, was 8c, i
4 Vests, were 20c, now ........ 15¢ BROW « « + ss ceetnrvirsinncinensndes 4 & 5¢ z
9 Vests, were 25c, now ........... 18¢c Ii 19 yards Percal, was 18 to 20c, at 10c =
13 Vests, were 25¢c, now... ..... 17¢ || 200 yds. Calico, | to 8 yds. ina 2
7 Vests, were 25c, now. ...... 21c Plece, at... eirsenss 4c and 5¢ £
52 Vests ................. 4c || 65 yards Dimities,was 12 1-1c,now 8c :
. : ; 4 yards White Swiss, was 80c, now 25c¢ £
Men’s, Boy’s and Children’s 4 3-4 yards White Swiss, was 65c, g
Caps FIOW «sis rth ies oer ea its en tid 20c £
3 Bov's C 25 15 6 yards White Swiss, was 50c, now 15c¢ i
oy $ aps, Were £9c, now... . © Il 15 1-2 yards White Swiss,was 10c, E
7 Boy's Caps, were 25c, now 15¢ AoW 7c =
PS, ’ 65 yards Figured Lawn, was 10c, g
were 50c, now............ 5 35¢ 8c =
» Children’s Ca 4 were 25¢ on 10c ROW .. ....co0vs Sane risen ens valhlve ic g
PS, ’ 14 yards Chambray, was 10c now 8c =
; 71 yards Seersucker, was 10c and s
Men’s Coats 121-26, 00W.-.c..c..c.c ens 7t0 10c E
9 Seersucker Coats, were $1.20, 42 yards Satine, was 12 to 20c, i
OW iors ann cansvnisnins 15¢ AOW ........coccunrennsnns 10c to 15¢ =
20 Seersucker Coats, were 50c, 11-4 to 4 1-2 yards in length. z
BOW .. ona 15¢ || 10 yards Bed Ticking, was 10c to
6c, now. .................. 9c to 11c¢c z
2 1-2 to 4 yards £
ueensware yarys. i
Q ; 87 yards Canton Flannel,, 1 yard =
My leg of Quoensware EE aos a to 3 3-4 yards, was 10c,now.... 6¢ g
yarns very ye ny ae arse €S 11 91 yards Outing and Flanellettes g
| and when you earn the prices | know 11.2 yd. and 6 vds. wide, was i
il you 11 buy. 6c. iow... ...... .....i...., 8c =
~ Il 40 yds. Cottonade Remnants rang- £
Do You Need Crocks ? ing 1to 4 1-2, was 12¢ to20c,now 0c i
Whether you need them or not you || 14 2-3 yds, Corduroy, was 40 to Z
should get a good supply of them at 50c, now... 30c =
these prices---only 5c each. 59yards Dress Plaids, was I0c,now 8c £
7 yds. Henrietta Remnants, was z
H : 80c¢c, ROW .... oi sidan aainish 50c¢ =
osier 2
; , y . | 1-2 yds. Blue Casmhere,was 35c¢ 2
138 Pairs Men's, Women’s, Misses’ BOW io aT 24c =
and Children’s Hose at greatly reduced || g yds. Slate Cassimere, was 20c, z
prices. BOW... .... 0.0.0 an ns wad, {0c z
: 81 yds. Brown, Slate and Red Cas- z
Handkerchiefs simers, was 20c to 40c, now at 121-2¢ =
Red Handkerchiefs............3 for 10c Above Cassimeres are slightly shelf L
Red and Blue Handkerchiefs, large, 5¢ || Wor™ but are an exceptionally good bar- £
gain. i
Buttons Men's Hats E
il Your choice of Buttons at 1c per dozen. Men's Wool and Fur Hats at your own £
!! Buttons, 1c and 2c a card. price. Z
5 Sipe af time has come at last; come =
§ ere and get what you need at less than EZ
i : Overalls half of what other stores will charge for =
i] 26 Pairs Overalls were 50c, now....39¢c || these seasonable “sky pieces.” £
Carmany’s Old Stand
SOS® INI nannnnnnun nnn nine ooseeco®® Hi FTI En REA ERR E RHEL ER EEE 1 | ©OO0S
Extension of the Free Delivery Ser-
Under the present law, which was | Delivery
enacted in 1887, City Delivery Ser- | present
vice may be established in any city |which the
or | this inequality.
{more, at any post office where the |of City Delivery Service, however, in
gross receipts during the preceding |towns and villages under the present
$10,000. | practice of the department and the
postal re- [law
|cepits per capita (in 1887 it was 83 |Jetter .carriers is not feasible, since
cents; now it is $2.53) it is not un- [the expense would be altogether out
to of proportion to the benefits con-
At many post
having a population of 10,000
fiscal year amounted to
Owing to the increase in
usual for the postal receipts
amount to $10,000 at an office in a ferred.
city having a population of not more | ever. serving a
3,000. On the other hand, [1,000 to 3,000, the postmasters, with
there are a number of cities having [a small
a population of 7000 or 8000 where | ment of assistance to distribute and
the gross receipts are less than $10- | deliver
000 annually, and the operation of |reasonably
inequitable. | practically all of the patrons.
perimental service should be author-
the law is therefore
The law could be more fairly applied
if it were amended so as to make
possible the establishment of Free
Delivery Service in any city where
the gross receipts of the post office
amounts to $8,000.
The City Delivery Service 1s now
in operation in 1,541 cities, serving
more than 46,000,000 people. On
the 42,000 rural routes 20,000,000
people receive their mail from rural
carriers. This leaves a considerable
percentage of our people, the ma-
jority of whom reside in towns and
villages, without any
Service, and
laws there
department can
The establishment
governing the
the mail,
says: —
Village Delivery Service
Delivery by letter carrier, except
confined under
existing law to cities and towns hav-
ing as much as 10,000 population or
on rural routes, is
the Postmaster
equally favorable in his report.
is no
form of Free
way by
service by carrier is afforded
to the inhabitants of
tem is now in operation
residents of many small towns and [tions and the public demand that has
villages are obliged to go to the post heen aroused throughout the coun-
offices for their mail, while delivery try by the advocates of the town and |proceeded with so that in a very
both | village
cities and to Committee on
rural | post Roads has recognized the merit |in the towns will be obliterated by
country land desirability of the proposed leg- |Statute.
people residing along the
routes in sparsely settled
districts. The carrier delivery sys- | jglation by
in 1,541 [pending bill,
[agency of 42,000 rural free-delivery
[routes Let the good work be
service, the [short time the discrimination now
Office and |existing against the people residing
the Post
incorporating it in the
employment of | cities, serving an urban population | it js hoped that the amendment This is a practical question asked
of about 45,000,000, while rural [win become law and thai with as |at this time of year by many per-
carriers deliver mail on 42,000 |jjttle delay as possible all of the |sons. State Zoologist Surface from
for the
satisfactory service
annual post-office receipts
ing to $10,000 or
offices, how-
population of from |
General is
people. This leaves about
000 people in the
most of whom live
and villages, without any
mail delivery. The establishment of
such a service in these
provide a
It is
ex- sation of city letter carriers
be hardly feasible because
heavy expense involved.
lieved, however, that in
It is be-
ery a comparatively small allowance
would enable the postmasters to
employ the assistance necessary to
carry mail to the residences, and an
appropriation to cover the expense
of such a service is recommended on
page 22 of this report.
Acting upon these
Thus the recommenda-
routes that reach about 20,000,000 6 500 towns mow without free deliv-
25,000, | ery will be accorded that celerity and
United States, |certainty of mail delivery which ob-
in small towns [tains in the cities as well as among
form of | the residents of rural routes.
towns and | Democratic majority
villages under the present law gov- |mittee in falling in line in the year
erning the employment and compen-|1912
would | national
of the |years ago in the following language:
many vil- |ing to
lages not now entitled to free deliv- communities the advantages of free-
his office at Harrisburg has issued
the following statement:
“Pruning can be done at any time
|of year, but the larger branches
!should be cut off when they are
dormant or nearly so. If I had trees
that really needed pruning, I should
do this after the time of full
blossoming, but should prefer to do
it before the blossoms open, and
even before the growth has started.
The large stubs should be painted
with tar paint or oil paint. Be care-
ful about burning brush near the
trees as they are easily damaged by
congratulate the
of the com-
I most heartily
with what
We approve the policy of extend-
towns, villages, and rural
delivery serivce enjoyed by the large
cities of the country.
Since the adoption of that resolu-
tion by the Republican national con-
vention of 1892, fully 20,000,000 of
people living in rural communities
have been accorded the advantages
of free-delivery service through ke
DL —
Appointed Assignee
Emory Warfel, of East Donegal
township, has made an assignment
for the benefit of creditors to Chas.
H. Zeller, of this place.
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