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Outlook for Canning Jars and Supplies Bright This Year —Photo Courtesy Ball Bros. Co. Styles change usually for no good reason except that we wom en get tired of things, often for no good reason. Our grandmoth ers were different. When,they liked some thing, they used it until it wore out and they hdd some things which didn’t wear out. That is why so many of you can boast of owning Mason Fruit Jars which your great-grandmother took with her in the covered wagon when Granddad accepted the advice, “Go West, young man.” You, of course, treasure those old jars even though they have no special cash value, and you have found theirs streamlined descendants depend able, but you may have decided that you would like to see how a dif ferent style jar and cap becomes the food you plan to put up this sea son. Supplies Plentiful Supplies of jars and caps should be plentiful for the first time in four years. Nobody is offering revolu tionary designs but Gladys Kim brough, Home Service Director for Ball Brothers Company, which made Mason Jars for your grand mother, has been telling us about a two-piece metal Vacu-Seal cap with dome-shaped white enamel-lined lid. It seems that the domed lids “tell you” when they are sealed. (They click when vacuum pulls them down.) However, before deciding to adopt this style cap, you should check your jars because all brands of two-piece metal caps seal on the top of the jar and won’t work unless the finish of that top is perfect. The flexibility of the metal lid and the pliancy of the sealing compound permit two-piece metal caps to be self-venting. This is why the bands are tightened before the jars are put into a canner for processing and should not be tightened again. The bands are taken off the jars the next day after the canning is done and left off. Bands are not bought every time new lids are need ed as lids are sold in packages of one dozen. The same is true of complete caps (lid and band). The Glass Top Seal (glass lid, metal band, and rubber ring “war baby”) is still with us but not in huge quantities. When using Glass Top Seals, care must be taken to leave the metal bands loose during processing, otherwise too much pres sure may build up in the jars and cause breakage or even explosion. Nothing seems so much in vogue at the moment as the time-tested one-piece zinc cap with white liner. This trend may be a style revival but we think it more likely due to the fact that zinc caps could not be made during the war and that “the water wasn’t missed until the well ran dry.” Wide-Mouth Jars Back Wide-mouth Mason jars are back on the market. Here the choice of caps is between one-piece zinc and two-piece metal Vacu-Seal. The usual quantity of all-glass lightning type jars—the ones with AVOIDVIOLENT EXERCISE FOR DOG IN SUMMER Summer’s sweltering days can be made more bearable for Towser if his owner will carry out a few sim ple health rules for his pet’s comfort and well-being, observes the Gaines Dog Research Center, New York City. Heat is more discomforting to dogs than it is to humans, it states. First, because of the dog’s year-round fur coat; and, second, because dogs do not perspire all over their bodies but only through the tongue, nose and the pads of the feet. Heat makes dogs languid, and they do not expend the energy during hot weather which makes generous meals a requirement during periods of greater activity. A reduced, though well-balanced food intake, is there fore in order. Restricted feeding will also reduce the danger of hot weather skin ailments. Violent exercises, playing ball or Swimming is fine summer exercise for dogs as for humans. “rough-housing,” are poor hot , weather pastimes for the dog and I should be especially avoided during the hours the sun is high. Walking should be done only early in the i morning or wl\en the heat of the day i Wild horses may be had free to I whoever rounds them up in the vest, i i glass lid held in place with wires— will be available. These jars, always high-fashion in the Eastern states, come in both standard and wide mouth. All jars with standard opening are being made in half-pint, pint, quart, and half-gallon sizes. Wide-mouth jars are in the same sizes except there are no half-pints—never were. When buying new jars, Miss Kim brough advises that, when possible, one select the style preferred but buy pints for corn, peas, lima beans and meats, quarts for other vegeta bles and fruits, half-pints for mar malades, jams, etc. and for baby foods. Half-gallons are nice for pickles; large families may need them for fruits too, but it is far better to use smaller jars when pre serving vegetables and meats, be cause they are easier to process enough to prevent spoilage. Tell Your Dealer Although all jars of standard style and size are being made, it may not be possible to find each style and size in every market. This is because dealers have learned what sells best in their trade territories. Transportation charges are so high on less than carload shipments of glass that even if manufacturers were organized to sell direct to the consumer, the cost of a few dozen jars would necessarily be dear, but any enterprising woman can usual ly persuade her dealer to arrange with a wholesale house to include what she wants when he places an order for a car of jars. Naturally this cannot be last minute business, so if you want an “exclusive style,” the retailer should be told about it weeks, in fact months, in advance. It pays to buy home canning sup plies when the dealer first puts them out, as it is a time-wasting nuisance to have to stop in the midst of canning to go to the store for jars, caps, orubbers. The rubber story is about the same as it was last year. The best ones are red and all are synthetic, but don’t let that worry you because synthetic rings seal as well as those in which natural rubber is used. All in all, the jar and cap outlook is bright. All styles are good. If you buy a nationally known brand and use it according to the manu facturer’s instructions, you can put up your quota of fruits, vegetables, and meats, with the assurance of sealing satisfaction. is past. Swimming is fine summer exercise for the dog and he should be permitted to go in the water as much as he likes. House pets generally display an unerring instinct for locating the coolest spot in the building to lie in when the thermometer soars, but the dog that is tied out-doors is helpless and care should be taken that he is not left without shelter from the sun. An ideal location for the out-door dog house is under a large shade tree. If natural shade is lacking, a wooden platform on legs about 18 inches off the ground, beneath which the dog can crawl, will prove satis factory. Through hot spells it is particu larly important that the dog have access at all times to cool, clean water. When dogs are tied outdoors the water bowl should be placed so that the movement of the dog’s chain will not overturn it. Care should also be taken that the sun does not strike the dish, making the water warm and unpalatable. Ice-water should never be given to dogs—it will cause agonizing cramps. A lump of sulphur in the water pan is of no use except to collect dirt. The old-fashioned summer custom of clipping long-haired breeds’ coats close to the skin is now frowned upon. The dog is usually made mis erable because insects can reach his skin more easily through the short hair. Natural shedding and frequent groomings with comb and brush to remove the dead under-coat will adequately prepare long-haired dogs for summer. All breeds are benefited by a daily brushing during hot weather; this treatment will help to ward off summer skin troubles and at the same time keep the coat free of dirt and insects. If it is necessary that a dog be left in a parked automobile, the car win dows should be left partly open, and, if at all possible, the car left in the shade. The interior of an automo bile left standing in the summer sun with closed windows in a very short times takes on the temperature of an oven—hot enough to cause acute dis comfort, if not suffocation. ern states. In some states there is a small tax. THE MIDLAND JOURNAL, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 194^, I §[\lookwg\ f£j AHEAD GEORGE S. BENSON Presietrnt—Harding College Searcy. Arkansas Undulant Socialism A sick republic, like a human in valid, passes through a crisis in the course of almost any protracted ill ness. After the crisis, the patient rallies toward recovery or Sinks with alarming haste toward the end. Whatever is to be done after a cri sis must be accomplished with dis patch, or it is too late. The Eng lish government passed through a crisis approximately a year ago. Since England’s current adminis tration proclaimed itself owner and operator of the coal mines, Britain has been viewed popularly as So cialistic—one of the collectivist na tions. Not all the individuals in the Empire are socialists. Large ele ments are not. But this large mi nority is being forgotten. Curtains are being drawn. The crisis is over and England has gone left. A Long Time Dead. There is something strangely final about it when a free people turns its course toward State Socialism. Liberty never comes back without a revolution and then it’s not the same. Such is the testimony of re corded history. Industrially, Eng land is a coal country and private enterprise lost its last stronghold on the enchanted island when King Coal surmedered. Now the ailment that prostrated John Bull has been communicated to Uncle Sam. The symptoms are unmistakable as undulant fever; wave upon wave of collectivist pow er, with a show of growing inten sity. Our government has taken over our coal mines from their own ers because of work stoppages through strikes —strikes by the best paid group of mine workers on earth. Here’s the Pattern I think perhaps the workers ought to have had an increase in pay, which they no doubt could have ob tained without striking. Neverthe less, they struck and government took over the business long enough, at least, to close a new contract giving an increase of $1.85 a day per man and a royalty of 5c a ton on coal to give their union a “wel fare” fund. The new “welfare” fund has no relation to the union’s sick and accident fund, already large. The new contract will raise the the price of coal 25c to 30c a ton and build up the “welfare” fund at the rate of 25 million dollars a year. Thjg Senate has approved the executive'department’s right to im pose this contract on the mine owners when they take their prop erty back. This is an attack of the undulant socialism. Works Like This: Government can now control the cost of coal to the owner of a mine. By fixing labor’s wage, a ruler can make coal production cost whatever suits his fancy. Government al ready controls the price of coal to the consumer through the workings of the OPA. The neck of the eoal industry is in a legal nut-cracker and government has the power to choke it to death at will—that, or take it over entirely. With the sanction of Congress, which I hope never comes, federal officials can do to any industry what they are doing to coal. Each as sault on freedom will be one more attack of the dread disease, undu lant socialism. It works like the fever which, scientific men say, can be cured in rare instances if vigor ous treatment is begun in the early Stages. Treasury Uses Cash For Debt Reduction Cuts in Federal debt, the first in years, are being made from large re serves of cash built up through Treas ury over-borrowing, rather than from a surplus of government income over expenditures. The redemption of more than $lO,- 000,000,000 in national debt this year, dropping the debt total to around; $269,000,000,000, merely has drawn upon Treasury bank balances. The Treasury made a practice of carrying extraordinarily large re serves of cash during the height of war spending and borrowing. With the ending of the war, the need for these large balances diminished, al though the government continued to show a deficit on revenues. Real progress toward the goal of debt reduction awaits a surplus of Federal revenues over spending. The Chamber of Commerce of the United States, representing business views, is urging a balanced Federal budget with a margin for debt retirement not later than the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1947. Vole Cocker Spaniel The Favorite Breed The Cocker Spaniel leads as the fa vorite breed of visitors at the Gaines Research Kennels, Ridgefield, Conn., it is revealed by Elias C.. Vail, Man aging Director. A group of 524 visi tors, while signing the Kennels’ guest book, were asked to also indicate their favorite breed. Listed are the ten breeds mentioned most often, in the order of popularity: Cocker Spaniel, Irish Setter, Collie, Wire Fox Terrier, Great Dane, Boxer, Scottish Terrier, English Setter, Pointer and German Shepherd. •<4- • - ' . ELOPERS HELD FOR HEARING Teresa Leary, 18, and her boy friend, Robert Nilsen. 23, of Malden, Mas.s, whose elopement to Elkton, Md., didn’t succeed, were separated by a court which released the gil l for another hearing July 29 and held the young man in $6,000 bail for the grand Jury. The young pair were brought back from Elkton. Nilsen pleaded innocent in Malden ' district V-jurt to charges of using the 1 gfi'l’s father’s automobile without authority and operating an automo bile after his right to operate had been revoked. The girl pleaded innocent to charges of being a stubborn child and using a motor vehicle without au thority and was released on personal recognizance until July 29. She left the coutrroom with her parents. Nilsen testified the girl told him the automobile had been given to her . by her grandfather and was register . ed in her father’s name because she , was a minor. Police said Miss Leary and her boy ■ friend had SBS when they started out i in the car last Monday but only $2 i when they were stopped by a Mary land policeman near Elkton last Thursday. [ Nilsen said he had take a jnob in i Elkton warehouse “to earn enough money to get married.” . o NEWARK FURNITURE BUSINESS SOLD R. It. Lovett’s furniture store at 162 East Main Street, Newark, Del., 1 has bene sold to three brothers from Oxford, Pa., who took immediate pos session and will continue to operate the business at the same location. Mr. Lovett, active manager of the establishment bearing his name, for the past forty years, will retire from business, and his son, Waldo, who has been associated with him, will devote his entire time to the Lovett Airport operation, just below New ark on the Elkton road. Purchasers of the business are Leonard, Saul and Donald Savitcli. Their father now operates the Eagle Department Store, in Oxford. The lo cal store will he under the personal supervision of Donald Savitch, who plans to make his home in Newark. The three Savitch boys are all re cent dischargees from the U. S. Arm ed services. o WILD FOWL SHOOTING DAYS The U. S. Fish and Wildllife Ser vice soon will announce a wild fowl shootiug season for this year of only 4 5 days. This would mean a reduc tion of almost 50 per cent from last year’s shooting season. The daily bag limit on duck# will be reduced from ten to seven, and two Canada geese or Bradt, or a com bination of one of each, will continue to be the daily bag limit .plus two snow or blue geese in the Pacific Coast area. The “tentative dates” set for the northern hunting zone are from Oc tober sto November 18; interme diate zone October 26 to December 9; and southern zone, November 23 to January 6, 1947. CECIL COUNTY DEEDS RECORDED William M. Pogue and wife to Harvey W. Ewing and wife. All that lot or parcel of land situate on the South side of Haines Avenue in the village of Rising Sun, Sixth Election District of Cecil County, Md. Con taining 16,675 square feet of land, more or less. Charles Grier, widower, to Edward S. McGlue and wife. All those certain lots or parcels of land situate and ly ing at Hollywood Beach, in the Sec ond Election District of Cecil County, Md. Containing 4000 square feet of land, more or less. ( Charles Grier, widwoer, to William H. Shellady and wife. All those cer tain lots or parcels of land situate and lying in the Second Election Dis trict of Cecil County, Md., at Holly wood Beach. Containing 8000 square feet of land, more or less. Rebecca H. Jones, widow, et al., to Delber tN. Marcus and wife. All that lot or parcel of lan sdituate, lying and being on the South side of Cur tis Avenue, in the Town of Elkton, Cecil County, Md. o UNUSABLE POWDER TO BE DESTROYED The Public Relations Office at Ab erdeen Proving Ground announces the destruction of approximately 65,- 000 pounds of usevriceable and con taminated smokeless powder to take place at the Proving Ground on Aug ust 8. This smokeless powder was used mainly in artillery and rockets as propellant and was mostly of an experimental nature. The savings to the taxpayer from this destruction will be principally by elimination 'of expense now necessary to maintain this material in storage safely. This unusable powder will be de stroyed by burning under carefully controlled conditions to insure safety of workmen and surrounding pro perty. —Republican, Havre de Grace. PROPERTY SALES Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stewart of Oakwoo d have purchased from Mr. Wilson his property at Richardsmere, known as the Joseph Coates house, and will take possession around Sep tember. J. H. Blakeley has sold his proper ty near Liberty Grove, and purchas ed from Howard Boyle his farm near Rising Sun. ■o Among certain peoples of India, only the oldest son of the family is germiued to marry. ' Christmas Giving Simplified— i You “Plan When You CAN! ’’ | r “ * J it may be a long time till Christmas but didn’t you vow last J year that never again would you spend so much for so little nor wait until the eleventh hour to do that spending? And didn’t you worry a wrinkle in your pretty brow because you couldn’t think, i of the right gift for the friends who “have everything”? Nobody ; has everything and the very thing one person may consider too: 1 everydayish to rate gift wrapping^— may be all but priceless in the eyes l of another. So, why not for a change do most of your Christmas shopping > right in your own fruit pantry? Now 1 is the time to start! Use Home Canning Jars If you live in or near the country, - a package of native greens—pine, cedar, mistletoe, red berries, bitter 1 sweet, holly, or what have you— along with two or three pint or half pint jars of your best home canned ! relish or preserves or chicken will mean far more to the friends who ’ went to the big city to make good - than anything you could buy for 1 them. But here is a word of warn • ing. Be sure not to trespass on some other person’s property when you go greens hunting (you might i land in jail). And be sure that the t canned offerings are in regular home canning jars, otherwise you may not get credit for stirring good i wishes into that wild blackberry jam, spiced figs, citron preserves, quince jelly, chutney, rummage , pickle or whatever is your specialty. 1 Wrap Jars Safely 5 We have the word of Gladys Kim brough, Home Service Director for Ball Brothers Company, manufac * turer of fruit jars, that home canned products are good travelers when 1 they can go in comfort, but are finicky when ft comes to roughing it. I In fact, they demand well padded berths. For Christmas packing, Miss Kimbrough suggests that each jar be washed, polished, labeled, i and wrapped in thick, shock-absorb ing layers of cotton batting, then > fitted snugly into a box. The box is gift wrapped and placed in a l ► ' The Businessman WHAT is business? Is it merely a mass of mercantile transac tions, the buying and selling for profit? Has it no sounder basis or higher aim than personal ambition r or financial success? • .. Greater accuracy, protection from dishonesty and fraud, more harmo- I nious industrial relations, absence of worry, and of anxiety for the fu ture, a keener and wider vision, a more intelligent and unrestricted outlook, are some of the practical [ benefits which many have experi ; enced through their spiritual under standing that man’s business is to ! reflect or express God. The businessman enlightened by spiritual understanding finds wis i dom, economy, and discretion nat ural in the conduct of his affairs. He adopts no attitude of foolish opti mism, building castles in the air, nor does he accept as true and substan tial the many claims of limitation, i lard times and the like. He relies confidently on God, divine Principle, i to guide his decisions and prosper ■ his steps, and he seeks to be obedient i in thought and deed to the demands of integrity, uprightness, and con sideration for others. He knows that his business will be good, in the de gree that his thought and life ex press Principle, God. He knows that his business exists to bless not only him but also all those connected with it, whether customers or employees. He never tries to make a one-sided bargain, but deals fairly and equita bly with all. A business conducted on these lines, whether it is called big or small, benefits a wider circle than is often realized, helping to strengthen the whole structure of commerce. Such methods are not idealistic theories. They are practi cal, and there are those who have 1 found them so. .. . Christ Jesus said (Matthew 5:16), “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” The businessman of today can follow this counsel. . . . Mary Baker Eddy says in her work, “Miscellaneous Writings” (p, 147): “The upright man is guided by a fixed Principle, which destines him to do nothing but what is honorable, and to abhor whatever is base or unworthy; hence we find him ever the same,—at all times the trusty friend, the affectionate rela i tive, the conscientious man of busi ness, the pious worker, the public spirited citizen.” And she adds a few lines farther on, “In all his pursuits, he knows no path but the fair, open, and direct one, and would much rather fail of success than attain it by reproachable means.” Here is tho true model for the practical and suc cessful businessman! —The Christian Science Monitor. o FATAL AUTO CRASH When a car driven by Ben Davis Fennimore, of North East, collided ; with a trolley car near Chester, Pa., on Friday, July 12, his son, John, 5 years old, who was riding in the ' front seat, was fatally injured and . died from a concussion of the brain. Other occupants of the car, Mrs. . John M. Smith and Mrs. J. H. Sterner . of Cara Cove, Elk Neck, were serious • ly Injured and were removed to the Taylor Hospital at Ridley Park, Pa. , By holding rents down Governor i Deweymay escape being evicted from Uie Governor’s mansion id Ablanj. larger one for shipping. The outside box should be marked “fragile.” Rummage Pickle 1 quart chopped ripe tomatoes 2 quarts chopped green tomatoes j 3 large onions 1 large cucumber 1 quart chopped cabbage 2 cloves garlic Vi cup salt 4 cups brown sugar I 1 tablespoon celery seed 1 tablespoon mustard seed 3 cups chopped celery 3 green peppers 3 red peppers 1 pod hot red pepper 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon Vi teaspoon ground cloves 2 quarts vinegar Chop and measure vegetables. Mix with salt. Let stand overnight. Drain. Add other ingredients. Sim mer until there is no excess liquid. Pack into hot jars; seal at once. Peach Chutney 1 gallon peaches 2 onions 1 clove garlic 1 cup seeded raisins % cup white mustard seed 2 tablespoons ground ginger 1 pod hot red pepper 1 cup brown sugar 5 cups vinegar Chop peeled peaches, onions, gar lic and raisins. Add y 2 the vinegar. Cook until soft. Add all other in gredients. Cook until thick. Pour into hot jars; seal at once. Ap ples, pears, or plums may be sub stituted for peaches in this reoipe Srfutmatc RED^ROSE LAYING MASH Thoss large, uniform, qualify ggs which are produced at low feed coat and bring good price* on eny market— they’re the profit able eggs. Plan to secure them this season the Red Rose-wey. Red Rose economically provides the nutrients absorbed In egg-making, and needed to keep heos going under heavy production. NormanJH. Anderson £291 Colora, Md. I FARM BUREAU INSURANCE £ Automobile—Life Insure cooperatively for eco- :J nomic control of your insurance • protection needs WILLIAM E. REA S: Port Deposit, Md. <|| Phone lits-A Rising Sun Representing FARM BUREAU INSURANCE Sj COMPANIES ill Home Office—Columbus, Ohio jjl MX********* ssssssssss For Sale At All Times Plaster Sand, Concrete Sand, Crushed Stone (any size), Stone Dust, Washed Gravel, Bank Run Gravel. All prices quoted on this ma terial will be delivered prices. S. CURTIS DEMPSEY Phone 120 M Rising Sun, Md. State Farm Mutual Insurance Go. • (Non-Assessable) World’s Largest Auto mobile Insurer More than meets all Financial Responsibility Laws C. A. HANNA, Agent Rising Sun, Maryland Republicans and Democrats are preparing for a little juriadicltional tight iu November.