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LifetjAiiNTEnpmsk vale, oreoon
SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 1920.
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Phones: Office 65
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Many times during the day
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thought of fhe community was that it
would bo better for him and his to
give tip some of their excess luxury
and give the men living wages. The
disgrace fell not only -upon his head,
hut It followed his wife and children.
When they went to church they were
looked upon as hypocrites, for all the
people knew that every day In the
week he was Insulting the Christ he
pretended to worship on the Sabbnth.
Few men are so thick-skinned as not
to feel the lash of public opinion. It
Isn't easy to benr the hate of one's
neighbors. It Is natural for men to
want the good opinion of their fellows.
In the day of small business, public
opinion held a lash over the Inhuman
and greedy, kept hirers of men liunnin,
but In the progress of the world the
small employer was doomed to go.
The partnership passed off the stage,
and with it the personul touch between
employer and employees. The, corpo
ration, a soulless body, was born of
the law. It ubsorbed small plants and
small businesses. It collected under
single roof thousands of men. The
corporation, the combination, the trust,
had come. This new order of doing
i business on a In rue scale was efficient
j economical. It eliminated waste and
duplication. It was a great, smooth
running machine. It represented prog
ress In doing the world's work.
The corporation name did not dis
close the owner of Big Business. It
was an Impersonal, inhuman thing.
Frequently the stockholders did not
live In the cities where the plants were
located. The real owners were un
known to employees and public. Many
of the largt; shareholders had never
seen the pliint. The men who worked
In tlie plants had never seen' the meB
for whom they worked. The man actu
ally running the business was only an
employee. He was paid a large salnry
and It was made plain to him when he
was hired that his salary and his Job
depended on his ability to make profits.
The corporation was organized for mil
lions of dollars. The manager was ex
pected to make dividends. The larger
the dividend checks, the higher he wns
rated. Ills tenure of job and salary
were measured hy this definition of
success. To make profits It is neces
ary to keep down the cost of produc
tion. The principal Item In the cost of
production Is the labor charge, the
wages of the men. The employee man
ager set himself to his task. One ob
'.lect, one thought, wns always before
him keep down wages. He drilled
this Idea Into his staff, his superin
tendents, his foremen. The first com
mandment of Rig Business to him was
"make dividends or quit."
Evil in Over-Capitalization.
Frequently these large Industrial
corporations were greatly overcapital
ized. A corporation representing an
actual Investment of $100,000,000 was
organized for $,r00,000.000. It , didn't
take a financier to see that $400,00U,(XJU
of Its capitalization was wind, water,
fakt a lie. The law that gave the
corporation a right to exist forgot to
keep it under control. The stock
was sold, shares representing fiction
us well as those representing value.
The Captain of Industry spoke of the
$400,000,000 of overcapitalization us a
"melon." The law should have writ
ten It down larceny. The selling of
this stock was nothing more or less
than obtaining money under false pre
tenses. When a working man ob
tained bread under fulse pretenses he
was sent to Jail. When honest mer
cried out against this grand larceny
they were called muckrnkers, agita
tors, and charged with provoking un
rest, disturbing business. If this did
not silence them, paid publicity told
the world that the stock was held l,
widows and orphans; that the Attack
upon It were efforts to rob them.
The state, the law, the government,
had given dollars the right to organize
A corporation Is a union of dollars, ex
actly as a labor union Is an organiza
tion of men. The men organized ns n
matter of self-defense. They knew the
individual no longer had a chance to
register his complaint with the owner
and that as an individual the worker
was utterly meaningless in such a
large scheme. When he complained
he was. told,. "Take things as they are.
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stop" whining; ir you don't like your
jobs, quit There are thousands of
men waiting to step Into your shoes."
One of the first (hinge the corpora
tion did was tp deny to men the right
the law gave It the right to organize.
In defiance of their attitude the men
did organize and forged the strike as a
weapon with which to fight for their
rights. The law had not kept pace
with the times. It failed to furnish
protection. It failed to provide a rea
sonable control over these powerful
big combinations. The men asked for
the privilege of collective bargaining.
It was a simple request, just one;
its meaning Is clear. The men wanted
the right to appoint a committee to
represent them and discuss with the
men who hired them the terms of em
ployment. The directors, generally
men who never saw the plant, tele
graphed the employee boss, the man
ager, a direction to refuse the demand
for collective bargaining. There was
only one reply the men could make.
They mode It It was force the
strike. The last twenty-flve years
have been Ailed with strikes, which
created waste and caused hate, which
grew out of the refusal of Big Busi
ness to concede to men a right the law
conferred on .' the right to organise.
When the cost of living forced men
to ask for an increase In wages they
were often met with the answer, "We
can't afford It" The men could not
afford to work longer for the wages
they were getting, because they were
unable to make both ends meet. Tho
pay envelope was not large enough.
The men pointed to the fact that the
answer given by capital was not true.
To show their good faith the capital
ists told the general public, "We are
only making 3 per cent on our capital ;
men who loan money get 6 per cent."
They did not tell the people they were
receiving 3 per cent on $500,000,000,
while the real capital Invested was
only $100,000,000. The sweat of men
was being used to pay dividends on
$400,000,000. If the dividends earned
were distributed over the capital actu
ally Invested, $t00,000,000, the profits
would have been shown In their true
light The reasonableness of the de
mand of the men would have been dis
closed. It was a cose of crooked capi
talization, lying to protect Its Ill-gotten
gains. Big Business needs ethics
Captains of Industry need IdealB.
Let me repeat, the law left the men
helpless. They had only one course
Fight, Strike 1 Strikes cause great
public Inconvenience. The people
smarting under hardships condemn
and blame the strikers. Strikes have
another effect that is even worse.
They harden hate Into a concrete class
feeling. Strikes are responsible for
the attitude of mind of many working
men today who say, "I will do as little
work as possible for the money I get."
It Is a vicious circle of hnte. Co-operation
Is made Impossible, confidence Is
destroyed, trust killed ; the chasm be
tween employer and employee Is wid
ened and deepened. A final conse
quence of these physical and psycho
loglcoj effects Is the tendency towards
riot. The strike is a training school.
It develops hate. It creates lawless
ness. Idleness, hunger, hate. Irritation,
disregard of law which, when com
bined and concentrated, make Revolu
tions. The seed of unrest Is planted.
(Copyright. 1920. Western Newspaper Union)
Correct the nerve, do not drug it.
When drugged the pain comes back
but when the nerve is corrected the
pain is gone forever. Dr. K. E. Nor
vall, Vale, Oregon. Adv.27M2t.
A Home for Traveler, ana Tourists
Under New Management
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i 5 AND 1 0 YEARS AGO
J. Interacting News lb
ENTERPRISE af Five and
Tea Tear Are.
From Enterprise, April 16, 1910.
The. R. R. lias just closed a deal
for several blocks within the city lim
its at the north end of main street
and the building of a new $20,000.00
Brick Depot will begin at once.
C. H. Orman begun shearing out
at his ranch near Dell this week
starting on a band of 26,000 sheep.
Geo. W. Hayes gave a talk on
the "Genesis of the Law" Monday
evening at the Chamber of Com
merce. Sheepmen are Jubliant over ranire
conditions as there is plenty of green
The first Baseball game of the
Season was played betwwen Cald
well and Brogan, Caldwell winning
by a few points. "
Frank McKnight was called to
Portland Monday by the illness of his
From Enterprise. April 17, 1916
The Knights of Pythias have add
ed 60 new members during the spec
ial dispensation which closes the 22nd
of the month.
Judge Davis is having a new porch
built on the front of his residence
which will aid materialy during the
Miss Bessie Hope has gone to
Norton Kansas for a few weeks visit
with her grand parents.
Geo. H. Bodfish, the Malheur min
ing man and merchant was a visitor
at the county seat the early part of
J. S. White was in the city from
Cow Valley country Thursday of last
Frances- Rose and son Sylvester
went to Baker Thursday.
O. W. JPropst has re-estnblished his
auto Livery in Vale and has pur-
purchased a new laio live passen
ger Ford for the use in this work.
I John Zimmermon accompanied by
his wife and son made a trip to
Vale Tuesday in their, car from
IWestfall. The trip was made in
Miss Fay Clark, County Superin
tendent visited Jamieson school Fri
day the 9th. She was well pleased
with the work.
Save one-third on your tire bills.
Let Schdoeder put new rubber on
those worn casings. Latest up-to-date
"Bafting-kettle"-does it. so that
the repaired tire is guaranteed.
This would be a pretty good time
for Havana to take a census. Port
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CO-OP STORE, CALDWELL
30x3 Goodyear Single-Cure
1-abric, Anti- Skid Tread
..TRADE A T
BY THE FARMERS
Presence of Thriving Cities Near
By, Important to Residents
MERCHANTS DO THEIR PART
Town and Rural Community Are De
pendent Upon Each Other Co
operation Alone Brings Pros
perity to Both.
Residents of towns and cities every
where are beginning to realix. more
acutely the fact that, except under
very unusual conditions, their commu
nities will prosper and develop only
In proportion to the prosperity and de
velopment that comes to the farming
sections which surround them. Real
izing this fact, commercial clubs nud
chambers of commerce hove in recent
years been devoting as much of their
attention to developing the country
districts as they hnve to securing new
Industries nnd attracting new resi
dents. They know that as the coun
try about the towns becomes more
thickly settled and ns the formers be
come more prosperous the more money
will be spent In the towns and the
faster these -towns will grow. It is
largely for this reason that the resi
dents of the towns nnd cities have
been doing more and more to aid tho
farmers In growing bigger crops and
In improving marketing conditions.
The towns and cities have contributed
more nnd more liberally toward the
building of good roiuls in the country
districts and have paid a large part
of the expense of maintaining agri
cultural experts to assist the farmers
In growing bigger crops and getting
more money out of their crops when
they nre plnced on the market.
Not One-Sided Proposition. "
But this is not a one-sided proposi
tion. If the city is dependent upon
the country, so is tho country depend
ent upon the city. What the farmer
raises Is worth absolutely nothing to
him unless he can sell It at n price that
will pay him a fair return on the
money and time Invested In Its pro
duction. The farmer, without mar
kets, would be In the same fix as a
storekeeper without customers. In nl
most every ense the farmer is de
pendent uponthe near-by town or city
for a market for at least his perish
In the language of the street, It Is
a,, lif ty-Jfty. proposition.' The town
for the Smaller Cars
With Goodyear Methods
50 VA Goodyear Double-Cure 1 50
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THIS TRADE AT HOME
Feature is Made Possible by
and the following
VALE BUSINESS MEN
THOMAS B. NORDALE
New and Serona Hand Farnltere '
Th e VATEIfATi wr"coT"'
8torea at Juntnra. Riverside, end
UNITED STATES NATIONAL BANK
Capitol and Surplus
FIRST NATIONAL BANK, VALE, OREGON
A Bank for the Service ef
FARMERS A STOCKGROWERS BANK
Yon Will Open an Account with as,
Whr net Now?
VALE ELECTRIC COMPANY
All Kinds Electric Appliances... Yoa Par
no more than in Bis Cities
A. E. McGILLIVRAY
The Rexall Store
If Yoa Can't Come, Telephone
VALE DRUG STORE
The Nyal Quality Store
Oldest Store In the County
THE HOME LUMBER A COAL CO.
All Kinds of Building Material
Best Grade of Utah Coal
WARMSFRINGS DRY GOODS
Vale's Family Store
J. n. n AN8EN
Planing- Mill and Woodworking Shop
JOnNSON ENGINEERING AND
INVESTMENT CO. -Real
Estate and Engineering
The Itome of Quality Saddles, Harness,
Shoes, Work Clothing etc.
"The Home of Service"
Everything; for the Automobile
POST OFFICE NEWS STAND
The Handy Place to Trade
IF IT'S READ WE HAVE IT.
SCHIIOEDER'S TIRE AND VULCANIZING
SHOP SurceHKor to
ROGER TIKE AND RUBBER CO.
Extends Welcome To All
Tobacco Pool Cigars
T. T. NEL8EN
Furniture and Undertaking
One Price Clothier
CURREY DEVELOPMENT A
Real Estate Loans Insurance
Vale's Leading Hotel and Cafe
B. G. Porter,' Prop.
VALE CLEANING WORKS
To make sure it's Clean let
Vale Cleaning clean It. ,
In Using its immense resources and inventive
skill to build the highest relative value pos
sible into tires, this company has never made
its work more effective than in Goodyear
Tires for the smaller cars.
These have the full advantages f Goodyear
competence and care, plus the modern facili
ties of the factory we are devoting to the
world's largest production of 30x3-, 30x3!2-,
and 31x4'inch sizes.
The sum of this extraordinary effort is avail
able to you, as the owner of a Ford, Chevro
let, Dort, Maxwell, or other car using these
sizes, at the nearest: Goodyear Service Station
Dealer's place of business.
Go to this Service Station Dealer for these
tires, and for Goodyear H?avy Tourist Tubes.
He is ready to supply you.
Goodyear Heavy Tourist Tu! . are thick, strong tubei that
reinforce casings properly. Why risk a ooJ casing with a
cheap tube! Uoodyear Heavy Tourist Tubes cost little more
than tubea of lesa merit. 30x3'a size in wattr- $50
proof bag T
need's " tfie country and the country
needs the town. The former needs the
assistance of the storekeepers of the
town In securing a mnrket for hla
products. He needs the assistance
the storekeepers of the town In getting
good roads over which he may haul hla
products without losing more time
than the products are worth. He ofteo
needs the assistance of the storekeep.
erg in helping hira over a period si
Storekeeper Needs Farmer's Trad.
On the other hand the storekeeper
needs the business of the farmer. He
does not ask the farmer to sell him hie,
products on credit even though at .th
time he may be hard pushed for cash
and may need more credit badly. He
does not ask the farmer to help him
build a sidewalk In front of his store.
He does not ask for the business of
the farmer provided that he can sell
the farmer the goods he rfeeds at as
low a price as he can secure thern for
But does he always get the farmer'
business? Ask the mall order man
in the big city or ask the postmaster
or the express agent In any town or
city In the country. They, could, tf
they would, tell of "thousands of dollars
sent away to the big cities to pay for
goods that could be purchased Just as
cheaply and much more conveniently
In the nearest town or city. These
thousands of dollars, when sent to the
ninil order houses in the big cities,
never come back. They do not help
to' build good roads past the farmers
houses. When the next crops are har
vested, the mnil order man won't buy
any of tho farmer's products. The
potatoes, the tomatoes, the melons and
other things that the farmer raises
may He and rot upon the ground so
far us the mall order man is concerned.
No Credit From Mall Order Man.
The mail order man wont sell the
former 2 cents worth of goods oh
one day's credit no matter how badly
the farmer may need the goods or how
little ready cash he has to pay for
thera. If the farmer's house bnrna
down, the mail order man Is not gov
lng to sell him any lumber on 'Credit
so that he may build another home.
He will take what cash he can get the
farmer to send him and there his In
terest in the farmer ends. If the farm
er has no money to pay for what he
needs, the mail order man will Ond
others to help swell the stream of dol
lars which Is building up his great for
tune and helping build up the great
city In which he llvs. Let the home
merchnnt help the farmer when he
needs it And the local merchant doee
help the farmer as long ns he can, but
there comes a time when he cannot.
He cannot make money without cus
tomers. Without the legitimate profit
that he makes from his sales he can
not "carry" the farmer over the rough
spots, he cannot contribute to the good
roads funds, he cannot pay the farmer
cash for his products I
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