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ik S. Reaping HUgn rrOIltS
.SwfalSS Eltimated At One Bl!-
l.'ni nr.ll, re Rtr Furl
lli).! D0lIarS fiy End
2:fn;3iP4) for civilian populations, but
r army materials. By August 1
icr iTSiJc will reach $1,000,0)0.000;
xiC. unless something occurs to
'. this phenomenal business.
iX.flO.OOO,000 will have poured into
-fee United States before the treaty
if ;-ace is signed
XMn if the war should stop right
nwv our irade In the materials of
itx? umilil soon reach $1000.000.-
;)e, ifcir jnost of the great contracts
, , . b-inx done here for Creat Britain, chases thru the house of J. l Mor- ,Ion of ,ub,lc mop-v- When the
York March 20.-A common ' dont U for Great B. tan Democrat., cre In opposition they
-.,t:.u:ue of thenar's length Is three ""J"";";"' hand, sends over here various bu- denounced Republican extravagance
.tow to the first six months of the Jf1" ftl e war w II p e- reancratlc ofllclal. and military and ,'" w"e" " mc Into power
the United States sold about " feeling ,af er the war w I pre w . tItCy were not prevented by the cer-
J4CA0M.OO0 in war supplies, not I b lng Joneel '" a ,aln,y of declining revenues and the
.v Jnto consideration foodstuffs ' ..A r ,' . P' .? ;T 1' .." e. "f . i.n.inp,, m,iiniu. and In manv ,. Pnpe of a serious deficit from sur-
art wrmen to oe luinneu wniiom."
iTd tn Uie course of the war and
mi for two years, or even longer,
'J)ar gain ivould be
wn;d we supply both sides. As it
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s, .-almost notiung is going to me
.- iti.n.i c.. r,.. ..,A
jnmi-u oiui uuCiu...c..t u.- -- - ..--.- " i readv spent $100,000,000 for war
cblS are unable to give anything wire entanglements. When the "'
lc ,rrect figures of the trade inarted the armies used steel pliers I f, "'' " "' "" I' imM"
war supplies. A large proportion.
1j3 ?arge it Is impossible to say.
i; to Canada first and is then ship
jJ rrom there to England. France,
Harsu. or one of their Allies.
Vii-re is no penalty for mlsbilling
ifflcj-orxs. Much gunpowder is going
can n cases marked sugar or salt,
a7fally thru the Pacific parts to
ISafiisc.by way of Vladlvostock.
5Ui' the most authoritative circles
it j.s estimated that the principal
fjt-taos-ln' the four hundred millions
cif dulars' worth ordered here in the
ilsst .six months were: Motorcars,
.535,000.000! arms, explosives and
ibe lite. $1(53.000,000; Iron and
Af-tl, 56a.000.000; uniforms, socks,
.iirs. etc., $30,000,000; chemi-,
cx? sjid hospital supplies, $6,000.
tibGl soldiers' shoes, harness and
uV:r leather products, ?1S,000,000;
rmiCfallaiieous, including food sup
IiSmh taown to have gone to the
5: (an be'said without fear of con
'.zatfeJon that the Allies have not
'aaBtmcted for the entire output of
II. .?juis and ammunition factories
ii lte United States, while scores of
eH)&2rns are enlarging their plants
;iti running three shifts a day to ful
irli Ls5r foreign contractsj.
Zlimy of these companies don't
Sr ;Jiey are turning out goods for
a. 3orign Power. They pretty well
.swnuJse It, and they don't care. But
,t0 ltalt only thru a broker or
&zjdz and with great secrecy.
tJocl3 are sold for delivery here,
and shipment is at the buyer's risk.
Ti'O Suyer enforces secrecy because
lA1'oxls are contraband. The man
.xirlurers surround their plants with
El2& fences and troops of armed
sjards, not only to co-operate with
iti buyers in maintaining secrecy,
UvKi ill so to prevent meddling by
ietts ttt governments hostile to the
Tt seventy-five firearm and am-luv-tdtion
factories In the United
Staus ordinarily employ 20,000 per
i.K.e.s. Now their forces number 60,
I4V and are Increasing.
TS'tt enormous demand for high ex-plosl.t-s
has forced prices to high
rrw.l -Picric acid used In making
a.osives ills risen trom twenty-five
vjuLsto $2.50 a pound and the entire
swju.Vr on hand has been bought up.
Tlfova men who still have guncotton
j tzxjuX which can be dolivered with
in Uiirty days are asking seventy-t-jj,I:r.
cunts a pound. The usual
prjc ia tueuty to twenty-five cents.
Za. bruary the French government
erhul o buy 24,000,000 pounds of
vwKcotton, offering sixty-five cents. ! tors &mwhomI received only tempo
it as unobtainable. to contracts J "ft. " . give Lydia E.
uv.r' placed with a number of mills
.rnr.u)ng over two years.
"Uure titan 10,000 automobile
rriKtri. have been shipped to England
awl France since August last, but
rnim tho way new orders are coming
lis, uliis branch of trade is only Just
'cViannlng. The French war author
. figure the average life of an
st2iim truck is only tevcn days.
Tbe are thousands of buying
S3ti3 for the foreign government
all over the country but the two
1a.rt blocks of contracts are com
jtaK thru Charles Schwab, of the
t!tiUeheni Steel Company and J.
iPXrT'jnt Morgan, head of the great
Sctraub has made two visits to
rTurop since the war began and has
bumcd contracts amounting
- lba 50,000.000. UU Bethle -
J hem works arc making seven 12-lnch
I suns for the Allies but In addition
to what Is turned out here he has
sublet orders In a dozen different
cities. Morgan Is now the general
purchasing agent of, the British gov-
! eminent and alt orders go thru his
Evcrj. gectlon Df the country where
manufacturing Is a large feature of
.business is benefiting from war or-
Iders nltho these orders In many
i cases are not large enough to offset
"' . L,
which never before bought In the
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2iut:i I wan iiiui ivcw uuu iiivi ivau tuv-
Iness men believe they can hold this
! trade after the war Is over. They'ers and brokers.
'o ...,. .!. ,,.!, nt im M-nrV tinu.- "England is nnanctnc nor our
suiua iui uic u.nio.i a.ui;. om.i.
n.ln !, nattBTi nm C It nil
a contract had never before been re-,'lo not even speak the hngllsli langu-
. . . .t . . t .. .'niTP tiipv rnnio atr-ilcht from tlin
celved In this country. In the past aSe- l,,e come siraigtu irom uie
n-i.i-i, ...,,. h, ,., m.,.ia i
Ut Uli3U CltUJ H V tVVl ILlUUt- (41
In the Pittsburg district, which in
cludes Bethlehem, many Germans '
who formerly worked for the Krupps
, are employed. They are now making
ntor o Mn tlio Al pa nltlin nf
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course, they do not know this defi
h. . . .. ... .
ine men in me iaciorj are,
i i.,fnrr.,nJ t- !., n nit..,l-r
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six-inch shrapnel shell Is being made,
Qm ,,.i i., o, nr,aj t.,
uuiuk uuu n...a .v vF...u. -
iPronrl, .rnvarnmofit lm. nr,IH Veu-
England manufacturers $200,000 for
'...,... i.., n.. nnnnn-., t,. m.iio.ini -
"""" w"c iu,u'" " solves
iphia is turning out a folding savsel
handles for cutting '
tor tins worn, wun ine resuu mai
many men were shocked to death by
high voltage electricity.
All sorts of factories have been
pressed into commission to make
things useful in war. A company in
Bridgeport. Conn., which usually
makes cemetery monuments of
bronze, is now turning out forglngs
for an auto truck concern which has
n large order from the allied coun
tries. Rrideenort. hv the wnv is en
joying huge prosperity because most
of its industrial concerns are work-
ing on war orders.
All thru Massachusetts and Con-
necticut war orders are helping to
overcome the depression of the first
few nionths of the war. The Rore
River Shipbuilding Company is very
busy. It is generally reported it Is
liinkint, ie:i submarines for the
British t.avy, these to be delivered
at the end of the war. In addition
it is making about twenty-five other
Demand for many particular tr-
tides has been so great that the al- Montgomery County, from all over,
lied governments have signed con-I'lie United States, pledging moral
tracts .at prices most attractive for , support to the stand taken by the
the manufacturers. In addition, it manufacturers in the Schuylkill Vai
ls pretty well established that mid-.ley in trying to have Montgomery
dlemen, brokers and agents are County and the country generally
gathering in millions in commissions, relieved of business depression by a
some of which are exhorbltant. . repeal of the Underwood Tariff. The
It is said by a Chicago merchant, 'letters, representing various business
for instance, that there is a well-1 interests, commend the courage of
organized band of extortionists, with the Montgomery County manufactur
agents In all the big cities on both 'ers, and some of them conclude with,
sides of the Atlantic and headquar-! "Keep up the fight; we are back of
Yields To Lydia E. Pink
Elkhart, Ind.: "I suffered for four
teen years from organic inflammation,
pain and irregulari
ties. The pains in
my side3 were in
creased by walking
or standing on my
feet and I had such
awful bearing down wuld make it possible to withdraw
feelings, was de- the war tax. Enclosed was tho pic
pressed in spirits i ture of a wrecked sugar refinery with
and became thin and .the words. "The Underwood Tariff
pale with dull.heavy dlu t0 the building what German
eyes. Ihadsbcdoc- I ,.,,. ,,,,, ,,, n,.,im...
x minium a vvcuiuiu rfUiHiniuuu aiuir
trial and also the Sanative Wash. I have
now used the remedies for four months
and cannot express my thanks for what
they have done for me.
"If those lines will be of any benefit
you have my permission to publish
them'." Mrs. Sadie Wjlliams, 455
James Street, Elkhart,' Indiana.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound, made from native root3 and herbs,
contains no narcotic or harmful drugs,
nnd to-day holda tho record of being the
most successful remedy for female ills
wo know of, and thousands of voluntary
testimonials on file in the Pinkham
laboratory at Lynn, Mass., seem to
prove this fact
If you Imvo the slightest doubt
that Lyriin E. IMnklmm's Vegeta
ble Compound will lislnynii.write
(confidential) I,vnii.lrus.. for utl-
vice. Your letter will ho opened,
1 ILelU ul Mtrict IVAlideuc""'
ters In New York, which Is exacting
a toll of from fifteen to twenty per
cent on pnrctlcally every shipment
of war supplies that Icavo the coun-
In general the agents of each gov-
eminent maintain that their nation
lis buying right, while stating n be-
' Hef that other nations are being
A well-known Uusslnii exporter of
New ork City, says the uusslan
government Is suffering the most ,
.heavily or nil. lie lias sent over n
fnr .1, nnhl.catlnn In .... ...
' which he says that already $20.-
000.000 has been lost thru the ex-
ploltatlon of American commission-
"England Is financing
; - -
ofhees of the Ministries of War. in-
dustrv. Communications and p. ," """ eein in ap
nance proprlation for national defense and '
"What can n ilu&slan chlnovik R"1 social welfare. They spent
, . ...i.. i.r.. ..i.... Ibe people's money, as so many Con-
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practical, not to say astute, business ,
iwsuuui is i ui iiiui nil iii uiuuia
...l.l... f Mn .n ..tl. ( n.Jlnn.1.
tomuieruiai ueaiuiKs. uui aKt:iii,
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' to them, have lost money for the im -
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rigui iiiui icii,
I ....n u-l,orn tlmv Imvn lint 1-lWnn ov.
, ,. .
te commissions for them-
gone to pay for a costly lesson In
buying. One manufacturer said
these agents had bought shrapnel
shells for $15 a piece when the cus-
toraary0price U Ponly 6?" AnoJhcriPP" cost of ma"- nilllions.
.J .., ...... . .!The Public nulldinus Mil of March
manufacturer told me that we arc
paying fifty per cent over the price
"Russia Is certain to spend in Am
erica before she has done with the
war at least a billion of dollars."
' ,,,,,. rimmhoriiiin's Pouch
,., ,,. n,Msl,,o ln "rppommemllni.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to my
customers because I have confidence
. , ...
in it. I find that they are pleased
with it and call fqr it when again
in need of such a medicine." writes architect so that as the pork barrels,
j. w. Sexson. Montevallo, Mo. For,ro11 out ot Congress he can keep
sale bv all dealers. m
lraisel for Their Courage.
Letters are pouring in on" Charles
F. Williams, of Xorristown, president
"f the Manufacturers' Association of
While the majority of the letters
deal strictly with a recital of the bus
iness depression generally, and the
hope of relief through President Wll-
ison being made acquainted with the
actual conditions, others have a dis
couraging tone and call attention to
the fact that on various occasions
Secretary Redfield, of the Depart
ment of Commerce, lias expressed his
hostility to a Tariff. The writers of
these letters see little chance of a
square deal at the hands of a man
hostile to Protection politics.
One of the letters from a South
ern State told how the" sugar indus
try of the United States had been
wrecked by the Underwood Tariff
and said if the duty on sugar was
restored the consumer would not feel
it and the Increase In the revenue
The Monigomery County Manu
facturers' Association of Montgomery
County was organized seven years
ago for united effort along Industrial
lines. It is composed of representa
tives of textile, hosiery, lumber and
tobacco interests. Bristol (Pa.)
No Use to Try and Wear Out Your
Cold It Will Wear You Out Instead.
Thousands keep on suffering
Coughs and Colds through neglect
and delay. Why make yourself an
easy prey to serious aliments and
epidemics as the result ot a neglect
ed Cold? Coughs and Colds sap your
strength and vitality unless checked
in the early stages. Dr. King's New
Discovery is what you need the first
dose helps. Your head clears up,
you breathe freely and you feel so
much better. Duy a bottle to-day
and start taking at once. l
M. n!J .. tt i
mauy naius on H1C national
Treasury for Useless
' Notwithstanding the excellent gen
" ' r ,IP Slxtj-thinl Congress, can-
'"'' democrats themselves admit that
' '" "u " ,1 , cr.CB10U:
i u. m v " 1CT ouu iiiL'itoni; U1IU
flagrantly prodigal In the npproprla-
.! tl, n..l.ll .. I .
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profuse expenditure. While thc
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A.nHl.A.l I.. .!.).... . ..
Rressmen have done before, largely
! for social political purposes. I
In not a single case did the Sixty-, j
.l.ip.i mnfroc ntmmnt .. .,M,u.,. '
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any or the ancient gratts or fall to
fill nnv of the recular nork barrels
. " ' nn c regular porK barrels.
, ine Annv anil xnvv nnnrnnriritlnti
dims ion unuisturijed the unnecessary
posts and yards. The Omnibus Pen
sion bill, the Rivers and Harbors bill
and the Public Ruildlng bill were '
up as usual by negotiation, nnd the (
pork distributed widely enough to ,
Insure a majority. The Rivers and
Harbors bill did not pass in the in
tended form, but it appropriated '
$2,"., 000,000 and authorized some
200 surveys of fresh projects with a
The Public Buildings lull of March
4th. 1910, provided for 327 build
n,,oH ,-,.. r h . ;
ported that "the last of the build-
Ings authorized in the act of 1913
will not hnve been placed under con -
!... rTM. n..HA..l.f.. -l.l .
tract until about the beginning of
',he calendar year 1920." Neverthe-
Iess tne Sundry Civil Appropriations
bl at the present session authorized
1 . , -A 1...M.I, . .....
.about 150 new buildings or exten
sions, and pehtoesr
isions' antl tne Pokers are professing'
.t0 enlarge the staff of the supervising
pace wttn tnenl-
Meanwhile river navigation Is de
clining under Congressional encour
agement, and the new buildings dis
tributed as district pork embarrass
the transaction of public business.
Postmaster-General Hurlcson . in
common with his predecessors, dis
likes the buildings thrust upon the
department, because they are unnec
essarily elaborate and expensive. In
numerous cases the Janitor service
will cost more than the government
now has to pay for rent and service
combined, and it wall obtain from
this increased exnenrilturp n illmln.
ished efflciencv For cnnveninnr-o nf
receiving and shipping mall, post -
offices should ordinarily be situated
as near to railway stations as are the
offices of express companies, but they
are rarely placed where they are
needed because the porkers want
them in the center of the town.
where they will boost real estate
and make a bigger show. Hence Jas
per, Alabama, with a population of
2,500 where the governmnt Is now
spending $372 a year for rent, heat,
light and Janitor service, is In the
bill for an appropriation of $107,
000. Its case Isliot at all exception
al. Enterprising Congressmen make
bigger hauls than that. In 1913,
Wilmington X. C where the gross
receipts of the' custom house are
$2S,000 a year, got an appropriation
of$G00,000 for a new building to
Khouso a business which employes four
uiMLiuis anu m present costs ine gov-
eminent twenty-five cents for each
Congressional extravagance consti
tutes an Illustration of a political
disease of which history affords many
examples. It is a well developed
case of the Rota of a conspiracy of
the parts ot the political body suc
cessively to drain the vitality of tho
whole. A conspiracy of this kind
works thru and behind the ordinary
machinery of government. Ordinary
political Issues are mere red herrings
to distract public attention from it.
Elections, candidacies, party organi
zations, social and political agitation,
the whole apparatus ot the represen
tative system become subsidiary to
it. The Rota is a veritable cancer, a
morbid growth within the victim's
constitution, nourished by its re
sources and flourishing on its vital
ity. It hits been the curse of repub
lics and is the usual cause of their j
Tho present emergency is so grave
that frank admissions are being
made. On February sixth Chairman
Underwood of the Ways and Means
Committee told the Hpuse that
The Allen 34
When you pay SS95 for
an Allen 34 you get
S895 worth of car.
You don't pay a cent for un
necessary overhead expense.
Wc build intcjrity into every Allen
automobile. Our orcaniJtion is
strong and permanent. Wc arc in
the automobile busincsi to stay.
Our purpose h to make every Allen
c?r do its part m upholding our
reputation for pvmi: the urcatcsC
possible value for the price wc get.
If you have been waitinc until you
could buy a stront, swift, safe,
handsome car without paying a dol
lar more than its actual worth, the
Allen 34, 5-passcncertourinc carat
5895, is the complete answer to
lr. ttytt, finuk, pvxtr, econony tf eferalhn, tjuifr.tr.t, itrxhtablt
qualtr.a and price, Alltn (Art talithi ttaJ
Kenton Motors Co. 21inSho;e,t
Factory Representative for Southern Ohio, .djneent Wet Vir
inia Territory. Southern Indiana and cnliro Slate of Kentucky.
Dealers : Write or wire for agency proposition
t NFW INIIRANCF AfiFNCY
' 7. lli-TT 1 11 OUl t 1 1 V-fi-. rtVIL.ll-I
' Ihave recently purchased from A. C. Yciscr his rceQrdinff
, .,.,,, r- t r. n . . i
'J Agencies for the following hrc Insurance Companies: Continental,
' Hartford, jEtna, Phoenix and Fidelity, underwriters, which includes
' ine business wni'en in nil tne towns ann vninKCS in unio county.
t. These are all old line Insurance Companies nnd I will be pleased to
I y. hear from anyone in need of Insurance. Respectfully,
!JE. E. BIRKHEAD,
sell Evtnrude Detachable Rowboat and Canoe
Motors, which are
magazines of the
motors, but who would
account of lack of time and no summer homes. Write
promptly for particulars as to how representatives are
co-operated with and protected. Begin operations at
once so as to aotain tne tall
EVINRUDE MOTOR COMPAN
292 Walker Street. MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN
reckless expenditure of the public
! mone' 1,as always been a cancer that
in me enu uesiroyea rcpuhllcs" and nudgct a budget framed by the ad
that the way to escape was to "cen- minstration according to some gen-
trallze the control ot the appropria
tions." Chairman Fitzgerald of the
Appropriation Committee declared,
"One thing that Is essential to ac
complish in this body is to deprive
the Individual member of Congress
of tho right to Initiate expenditures."
He went on to commend the English
budget rule, by which It is out of
order to propose any appropriation
not requested by the government.
In calling attention to tho disas
trous consequences of the right now
poshebscd by Individual Congressmen
In initiate expenditures, Mr. Fitzger
ald undoubtedly pointed to the es-
sential defect of the existing system
! of appropriation and to Its one pos-
j siuie rumeciy. to leave tne Initiation
i of appropriations to Individuals is to
expose tho public treasury to sys
tematic raids uudertaken by combi
nations of individuals. What is
needed is a centralized budget con
trol, but even tno responsible Con
gressional leaders such as Messrs.
underwood and Fitzgerald have
come to favor a centralized budget
and a limitation upon the Initiative
of Individual Congressmen. Congress
will never, except perhaps at the timo
of some terrible crisis, wllllneiv M..B'lurl8rac" " the States.
sent to tho reform of its own method
of appropriation. At one time ati at
tempt was made to organize some
kind of budget control by appropria
tion committees. One conference
was enough to develop such conflicts
of policy and purpose that It broke
up without accomplishing anything.
Tho attempt was never repeated.
Congress Is full of ardent reformers,
but they prefer to reform other peo
ple. Any reformation of Congress
Itself will have to be imposed from
without by a sufficiently powerful
body ot national public opinion, nnd
the most effective instrument ot na
tional public opinion Is the Presi
dency. Some day a President will be
The Allen J4 h in
Allen 37 horsepower en
gine, Weston -Mntt
floating axle, ttioliair top
and leather uphohtcry,
Warner tr.nsmission and
neertng gr.ir. left-hand
drive, 1 2-ttich expand
im; hraLes HO -inch
rim, aluminum rranlc
rae and aluminum tram
mii'ion cae, full tnuit
nrnl of electric tt&htt
and tltctric tlarttr,
Tlie weight nf the car l
:M Dm . which, with the
IKiwtrof the motor, fiitum
economy of operation.
Wc build lr olhar
rnujclf. three rnaditer
nd two tourinf cart,
ranting In nria from
SS7S to $1395.
- Hartford, Ky.
One dealer or agent in
0 your city and vicinity to
advertised in all reputable
world. This advertising
thousands who have use
and detachable rowboat
have no use for launches on
benem ol tne season.
elected who will fight thruout hia
wholo term of office for a scientific
eral appraisal of the relative Impor
tance of different classes of expend
iture, and subject to reduction but
not to increase by Congress.
Heat Treatment for Constipation.
"My daughter used Chamberlain's
Tablets for constipation with good
results and I can recommend them
highly." writes Paul II. Habin, of
Urushly, La. For sale by all deal
Ciamo l.au is Void.
Topeka, Kan., March 20. The
Fedoral game law, generally known
as tho migratory bird law. was held
unconstitutional today by Judga
John Pollock, of tho United States
district court. He held that the
United Stutcs Congress has no juris
diction of the game in any of the
Stntes. and that the seperate States
only have the right to enact laws for
the regulation or protection of game,
George McCullagli. n Galena, Kan.
banker, and two friends wore arrest
ed charged with hhootlng ducks out
'of hlilson nntl violation of the
l Fet,crnl law- Tl' present decision
' was U, outBrowt ot that case, and
C8tnl)1,Bl,C8 Precedent of Interest to
Health Promotes Happiness.
Without health, genuine Joy is Im
possible; without good digestion and
I regular bowel movement you can-
uui iiuvo neiiiui. why neglect keep
ing bowels open und risk bolng sick
and ailing? You don't hnve to. Take
ono small Dr. King's Now Life Pill
at night, In tho morning you will
have a full, freo bowel movement
nnd feel much better. Helps your
appetite and digestion. Try one to