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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1907.
IS STILL MUDDLED
Senate Passes Bill Appointing
Board, to Abolish Two
BUT HOUSE MAY BALK
Canvass Indicates Such Probability.
I'pper Chamber Iefeats Miller's
Rill to Eliminate Mon
mouth and Drain.
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 7. (Special.)
Though progress has apparently been
made In the solution of the normal school
question, the situation has really become
more complicated and the end no easier
to discern. Today the Senate passed a
bill creating a board of regents to select
two normals to be continued, and to abol
ish the others. Last Tuesday the House
Indefinitely postponed a resolution direct
ing the ways and means committee to
report appropriations for only two nor
ffnalR. On Wednesday, the House refused
to postpone a bill by Holt to (vbobiil the
Drain and Monmouth normals.
The Senate has already adopted a reso
lution directing the ways and means com
mittee to report appropriations for only
two normals. Both houses have adopted
resolutions directing that all appropria
tions for normal schools be presented in
A canvass of the House by two of the
Senators who are fighting for fewer nor
mals indicates that the Senate bill passed
today will have small chance of passing
the House. The House lias made its nor
mal schools bills a special order for next
"Wednesday at 8 P. M by which time the
Senate bill will probably not be on third
reading in that branch of the legislature,
unless considered under suspension of the
In this situation, the prediction is made
around the Capitol that the normal school
question will not be settled until sep
arate appiopriation bills are presented
and the members called upon to vote
upon them, at which time they will have
to cut some of them out or appropriate
for all. Such a course would leave all of
them under separate management, as at
present. It 's believed, by some, that if
the Smith li'll, passed by the Senate to
day, gets to a third reading in the Sen
ate by Tuesday, it will have a fair
chance of parsing.
Vote on Bill Decisive.
The Senate vote on the regent bill
was decisive. 22 to 7. The bill does not
go Into effect until July 1, 1907. so far
as abolishing tho present schools is
concerned, so they can complete the
present year's work. The bill carries
an appropriation of $75,000 for the
maintenance of the two normals for
the ensuing two years. The board is
to be composed of the Governor, Sec
retary of State, Superintendent of
Public Instruction and two members to
be appointed by the Governor, one
from Eastern Oregon and one from
As some of the seven who voted
eg-alnst the bill did so because they
are opposed to maintaining as many
as two normals. It is evident that the
Senate Is determined to provide for
not more than two schools.
The bill that passed was Senate bill
134. by Smith oi Marion. This bill was
considered in connection with all other
normal school bills In the Senate, as
a special order. The bill by Miller of
Linn, for the discontinuance of the
Drain and Monmouth schools, was de
feated by a vote of 10 to 19, then the
Smith bill amended slightly and pased
and other bills on the subject laid on
the table or indelinltely postponed.
This clears the normal school question
in the Senate.
The Smith bill will go t the House
in the morning and if it can be put
through two readings and referred to
a committee, it may very likely be
taken up for. consideration Tuesday
when the House will consider all nor
mal bills as a special order. 'While
the House is apparently not now In
favor of only two normals, vigorous
work is to be done to bring the mem
bers of that body to the support of
the bill that has passed the Senate.
The' essential features of the Smith
bill, and the only ones over which
there was any discussion, are the sec
ond and third sections, which are as
Text of the Measure.
F-ctlon 2. It shall be the duty of the
Flute Beard of Regents of Normal Schools,
heretnnfter created, and paid board Is here
by authorised and directed to choose two
nnrmal schools from those now In existence,
which shall be thereby created and" shall
thereafter exist as state normal schools.
Section 3. The members of the State
Board of Education, together with two per
sons appointed by the Governor, one of
whom shall be a resident of Eastern Oregon
snd one of whom shall be a resident of
Western Oregon, are hereby created a board
of regents of normal, schools. The members
of the board of rejrents who are appointed
shall hold their offices for four (-4) years,
respectively, and until their successors are
appointed and qualified; excepting those
first appointed, one of whom shall hold of-
lice for two years and the other for four
years. Said board of regents of normal
schools shall have full authority for the
government and control of both state Nor
mal Schools of Oregon and for the p
formance ' of the duties hereinafter pre
scribed for said board, and shall maintain
and operate in the name of the state the
two normal schools authorized to be estab
Ushcd under the provisions of this act.
The vote by which the bill passed was
Ayes Bailey, Beach, Bingham, Booth
Caldwell, Cole, Coshow, Hart, Hedges,
Johnson, Kay, Laycock, Malarkey, Mc
Donald. Miller of Linn. Miller of Linn
Marlon. Mulit, Nottingham, Slchel. Smith
of Marlon. Wright, President Haines 22.
Noes Bowerman. Coke, Hodson, Laugh
ary. Scholfleld, Smith of Umatilla, Wheal
Senator Miller was practically the only
member who spoke on his bill. He re
ferred to the strong sentiment existing
throughout the state In favor of a re
ductlon of the number of normal schools
and said that this feeling was particu
larly strong in his own county. He
made a campaign last Spring in which
this issue was foremost, and was elected
by a majority of 915. To him the ques
tlon of nosrnal schools had no personal
or local interest. His only desire was
to have this question settled to the sat
Is fact Ion of the people of the state.' He
also showed that in proportion to pop
ulatlon Oregon has more normal schools
than almost any of the other states.
He quoted statistics to show that
throughout the United States there is
on an average one normal school to 450.
000 Inhabitants, and that only 25 per cent
of the teachers In the United States are
Pica for Common School.
In the five counties of Western Oregon
there are 105 school districts that have
only three months school In a year. In
view of this situation he believed it best
to spend some of the money now going
to normal scbools in maintenance of
common schools. He insisted that nor
mals are not essential to the produc
tion of good teachers, for many good
teachers come out of the public schools.
"God Almighty makes most of the good
teachers." he exclaimed at the end of
a thrilling climax.
Miller said that the normals were not
created in response to a public demand
but that at least two of them were
brought into existence as the result of
political deals. Four years ago he had
statistics showing that out of 6.T0 stu
dents then in the normals, only 2S9 were
doing strictly normal school work and the
others were doing high school work.
He closed by saying that the granges, the
press and the people generally have been
demanding that the number of normal
schools be reduced and that it is the
duty of this session of the Legislature
to give the relief demanded.
The vote on the Miller- hill was such
an overwhelming defeat that It looked
as though there had been an invincible
agreement made to sustain three nor
mals. President Haines said, in ex
plaining his vote against the Miller
bill, that while he favored cutting out
two normals, he had concluded that
a bill providing for only two normals
could not pass the Legislature, and
had therefore decided, as a compromise,
to support three.
Senators in a Tangle.
As soon as Smith's bill was taken
up the Senate began to get Into a
tangle, but Malarkey came to the res
cue, with a motion to go into commit
tee of the whole, which was done, and
Malarkey was called to the chair. It
was proposed to consider the' Smith
bill section by section, but Miller pro
tested that this was not necessary,
since the "whole thing has been cut
and dried for three normal schools."
Senator Haines responded with some
warmth. His remarks expressed only
his own feelings, and did not relate
to any agreement entered Into among
The bin was tnen taken up Bection
by section, and the first section, repeal
ing all laws under which normals -now
exist, was put through without dis
cussion. When section 2 was taken up
Senator Coshow offered an amendment
providing for the creation of "one or
more" normals, and Johnson offered
another providing for. "two or more,"
so as to Insure one normal in Eastern
At this Juncture Coke proposed an
amendment that convulsed the Senate
with laughter. As the first section
abolished all the normals, he proposed
striking all the rest of the bill, attach
ing an emergency clause and reporting
the bill favorably. His amendment
was voted down, as were those of
Johnson and Coshow. Then, upon mo
tion of Bailey, the bill was amended
by striking out a clause which pro
vided that one school must be located
east of the Cascade Mountains and the
other west of the mountains.
Coshow Waxes Sarcastic.
Coshow then took the floor. He sar
castically referred to the combination.
called a "compromise," effected by those
who have in the past posed as advocates
of reform in normal school management,
and proceeded to show that he had been
a consistent supporter of real reform
measures designed to remove those abuses
which have brought the normal school
system into disfavor. Now the pretend
ing reformers form a combination to abol
ish the only school whose representatives
stand for reform.
He said that he is personally a believer
In the policy of maintaining four normals
and is confident that in time the people
of this state will approve such a policy.
The educational system is the foundation
of good government, and the schools can
not attain the highest standards unless
they have competent teachers, for the
training of whom the normals are neces
sary. To be accessible to the largest
number of teachers there must be a num
ber of schools located in different parts
of the state.
He then went on to show that Drain
has surpassed Monmouth in number of
students and that though Drain has a
smaller number of graduates, it last year
sent out into the schools 40 teachers who
had been trained, but who could not re
main to graduate. Coshow made an ex
cellent showing for his school, but it was
evident that he was talking- against a
verdict already rendered. -
Booth Favors Drain.
Senator Booth argued that the states
that have the best educational systems
have the largest number of normal
schools; that the opposition to the nor
mals is not to their number or their cost,
but to the abuses and the fact that some
of them have not been confining them
selves to normal work. He urged that
the board to select the normals be given
the widest possible power. He closed by
saying that Drain has confined Itself to
normal work and has done the most eco
nomical work of any.
After the discussion had occupied about
two hours Senator Haines moved that
the committee of the whole rise and re
port against the bill, but Beach asserted
that the committee had been making
progress and that the whole question "can
as well be settled now and here." He
warned the Senators that unless the mat
ter is settled all the normals that now
exist will be abolished and one central
normal be located in Portland.
Senator Bingham spoke in favor of the
bill, after which the vote was taken with
tht result given.
MONEY FOR THREE SCHOOLS
Ways and Means Committee Makes
Xornial Allowances. -
SALEM. Or., Feb. 7. (Special.) Appro
priations for three state normal schools.
located at Ashland. Weston and Mon
(nouth, and aggregating J120.000. were to
night decided on by Joint committee on
ways and means. In absence of any
other instructions, the committee decided
to report favorably on all bills appro
priating for the support and maintenance
of these three institutions and allow the
two houses to pass on the merits of the
claims of each to further financial aid
from the stata.
Friends of the Drain Normal School did
not have any bill carrying an appropria
tion for that school brought before the
committee, and no recommendations were
.made in behalf of that institution. -
The amounts of the appropriations rec
ommended by the committee for the three
schools are: Ashland. 40,000; Weston,
JG5.000; Monmouth. J45.O00.
That part of the bill for the support of
the Ashland Normal providing fan- an ap
propriation of J10.000 for betterments was
stricken from the bill. The committee
also decided to favorably report Repre
sentative Barrett's bill appropriating
stu.wu tor tne rurtner extension and im
provement of the Portage Railway.
Stevens Wins Fight in House.
SALEM, Or., Feb. 7. (Special.)
Among the bills passed in the House
tonight of special interest to Multno
mah County, in addition to the revoca
tlon of tne franchise of the Portland
Gas Company, were the following:
Restoring to Sheriff Stevens cus
tody and control of all prisoners con
fined In Multnomah County Jail, and
giving him the feeding of all prisoners
at the price of 12H cents per meal.
Increasing- to J3O0 per annum the
salary of the Multnomah County Aud
itor and allowing him two deputies at
salaries or $150 and $90.
Revising salaries of Deputy County
Clerks in Multnomah as follows; Two
chief deputies at $lo0 per month, each.
such other deputies as the County
Court may consider necessary at sal
arles ranging from J90 to J125 per
Creating a Deputy Constable for the
Portland district at an annual salary
Jones Bill Has Warm Friends
in the House.
ITS PROSPECTS ARE BRIGHT
Measure Appropriating $300,000
for Use in Opening River at Ore
gon City Wins In Com
v mlttee of the Whole.
SALEM. Or.. Feb. 7. (Special.) Ap
propriating $300,000 for free locks at Ore
gon City, contingent on the United States
increasing the sum to enough either to
buy the present locks or build new ones.
Representative Jones' bill (Polk) was
considered In committee of the whole in
the House this afternoon, with Reynolds,
of Marlon in the chair, and favorably re
ported, with one amendment, offered by
Rodgers, of Marion, allowing the Secre
tary of State to draw warrants for the
appropriation money Just as soon as it
shall be collected, from tolls, J10O.000 in
190S, $100,000 in 1909 and $100,000 in 1910.
The bill before amendment provided
that J1O0.O0O might be paid out in each
of those years, and should the United
States money be delayed several years.
the Secretary of State would not have
been authorized to draw warrants for
the locks, since the time for, doing so
would have passed. The bill is now in
the engrossing committee and is expected
to come up for passage next week.
The debate in committee of the
whole branched out from considera
tion of the sections successively treat
ed, to that of the bill as a whole.
Those opposing the bill, were Farrell,
of Multnomah, who declared it tne
function of the National Government
aid not of Oregon to make the
locks free; Barrett, of Washing
ton, who announced that while he
favored an appropriation for free
locks, he was bound by his pre
election promise of economy to his
constituents to oppose the expenditure,
and Campbell, of Clackamas, who con
tended that the state should pass an
act regulating the tolls at the present
Those defending the bill were: Vawter
of Jackson, who endeavored to reduce the
appropriation to $250,000, but whose mo
tion to that effect was lost; Newell of
Washington, who cited that the state's
appropriation for the Celilo portage and
the Celilo canal right of way in 1903. had
mo.ved the United States to take up the
canal project; Davey, who declared that
Oregon could afford to take the initiative
in lifting tolls from "Nature's highway,"
because the tolls cost Willamette Valley
shippers almost enough every year to
build the locks, and because the National
Government would surely be Induced by
this action of the state to take up the
work, finish it and maintain the locks;
Barrett, of Umatilla, who said he wanted
to see every Eastern Oregon legislator
support the measure; Chase of Coos, who
spoke in advocacy of the bill from his
part of the state; Rodgers of Marion.
who Insisted that the bill was an economy
measure and the state could not appro
priate money to a more worthy purpose.
Friends of the bill think its chances for
passage excellent. The bill Is a substi
tute for the $40,000 bin originally intro
duced by Jones, to build new locks. The
first bill encountered opposition which
Jones saw could not be overcome, with
out radical change; consequently, the ap
propriation was made contingent. Vaw
ter and Newell, who led the opposition
to the first bill, are supporting the new
DELAY NO LONGER
BAD FOR STATEMENT NO. 1
SENATE REJECTS THE REPORT
AGAINST THE AMENDMENT.
Now That the Good Weather Has
Come They Are Going at the Rate
of a Dozen or More Daily.
Undoubtedly the unfavorable weather
that prevailed at the commencement of
this great Piano Club sale prevented
many front coming who otherwise
would have investigated and Joined
long before now. But the pleasant
weather of the past few days is bring
ing out buyers by the dozens. If you
are roing to take advantage of the
unprecedented opportunities we are
now offering, in the way of securing
a choice highest grade piano at less
than what dealers ordinarily pay for
them, and on terms of payment so easy
that every home can have a piano now,
you will have to act promptly.
You will find scores of your friends
and neighbors who have already Joined,
and more than a dozen each day are
coming In now. And no wonder.
When we stand here and offer for $178
on payments as low at $1.25 per week,
pianos for which dealers ordinarily ask
and are actually getting- $275 and $300,
you will realize that now is the time
Regular $225 pianos are $137 now,
while $325 and $350 instruments go for
$218, etc. $1.50 a week buys them.
Bear in mind, too. that the very
finest, choicest, most valuable of pianos,
Chickcrings. Webers, Kimballs. are
here at corresponding reductions.
Terms of payment of these are equally
Also please boar in mind that blatant
claims as to "quality" are made by
every piano shop and piano maker,
and even the "snidest" of mail order
piano-selling schemers, lay claim to
this "distinction." Paper Is patient.
Statements and claims Is one thing:
downright fact Is another. Ever since
its inception, since the very earliest
days of our First street store, Eilers
Piano House has stood as the House
of Highest quality. The best of every
thing has been here, and is here today.
Over 26,000 satisfied buyers at our
establishment will .attest to this.
"Straws show," and so do records! Out
f every 100 carloads of pianos shipped
to the Coast last year, Ellers Piano
House sold 72 per cent all other
dealers combined sold 27H.
Eilers Piano House, the House of
Highest Quality, 353 Washington
street, corner Park. Bigger, busier
and better than ever.
or contest, for the first time in the his
tory of the state. He said that no man
is compelled to sign Statement No. 1 or
any other pledge. He signed it, made
his campaign on it and stood ready to
vote for any man for United States Sena
tor who received the vote of the people.
If the people voted for a Democrat he
would have carried out his pledge In the
He said that the people adopted the
direct -primary law and that they will
demand the referendum upon any bill
amending it. He warned the Republicans
in the Senate that in tampering with the
direct primary law they are furnishing
thunder for the Democrats and they will
have to answer for It
Nottingham opposed amendment to the
form of Statement No. 1, saying that a
candidate for the Legislature need not
sign the statement unless he wants to.
Senator Johnson said that in the last
two campaigns he swallowed Statement
No. 1, bait, hook and sinker, but he had
to gulp a great deal to get it down. He
believed in amendment, so that a candi
date would pledge himself only to vote
for the man who received the highest
vote of his party.
Senator Booth says that he is in har
mony with the direct primary law, but
that he is of the impression thai when
Statement No. 1 was prepared it was in
tended to be Interpreted as it has been.
He thinks .that if a Democrat had been
electtd Senator by the people there would
have been a different interpretation placed
upon the law by many of the members
when the Legislature met.
Senator Smith of Umatilla asked Booth
I Smell It
Vote Strongly Indicates That Bailey's
. Bill Altering Direct Primary
Law Will Pass.
SALEM, Or., Feb. 7. (Special.) By
a vote of 9 to 16, the Senate today re
fused to adopt a minority report ad
verse to an amendment to Statement
Number One. This indicates that
Bailey's bill to amend the Statement
Number One section of the direct pri
mary law will be passed by the Sen
ate, for the 16 votes are enough to
carry the bill, and Senators Hodson,
Malarkey, Bowerman and Wright were
absent, at least two of whom will be
favorable to the bill, thus indicating
more than the necessary 16 votes. The
six Democratic Senators, with three
Republicans, Bingham, Nottingham
and Haines, voted for the minority
Bailey's bill provides for a change
in Statement Number One so as to
make it pledge the signer to vote for
that candidate for United States Sen
ator who- shall receive the highest
vote for the party to which the signer
belongs. This bill was favorably re
ported by the committee on elections,
but Miller of Linn, made a minority
report against the bill and moved the
adoption of bis report
In support of his bill Senator Bailey
said that under the present form of
Statement Number One and Statement
Number Two, a man cannot pledge
himself to vote for the candidate who
receives the highest vote of his party
without violating the law. Under the
present form of Statement Number
One, a man who signed that pledge
would be compelled to vote for a free
trader or an advocate of Chinese labor,
if such a man should be given the In
dorsement of the people. He said he
believed with the founders of the gov
ernment that political parties are
necessary and that the present form of
Statement ' Number One tends to dis
rupt parties by compelling men of one
party to vote for members of another
party, If the people vote for such per
sons. In answer to a question from Presi
dent Haines, as to whether a candi
date for the Legislature cannot Ig
nore both Statement One and Two and
make a pledge in any form that suits
him. Senator Bailey said that he could
not do so without violating the law.
Senator Smith, of Marion, agreed
with Bailey upon this point and also
asserted that in his county the Re
publicans did not want a Republican
candidate for the Legislature to pledge
himself to vote for a Democrat for
Senator Beach favored amendment
of the direct primary law because the
present law tends, to eliminate party.
Senator Bingham took up the fight for
the present form of Statement No. 1. He
said that there has been a clamor for
years for election of Senators by direct
vote of the people and this law secures
it as nearly as can be without amend
ment of the United States constitution.
This Legislature has Just had an Illus
tration of how the law works, for two
LBenators have- been -elected without delay
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ASSETS, JANUARY 1st, 1907.
Cash on hand and in Banks $ 1,170.814.36
Loans on Collateral.
United States and other bonds, par. . . .
r irst Bonds and Mortgages on Real
Real Estate 3,282.517.02
Loans on Policies in Force 15,126,136.89
Agents' Balances and Cash Obligations
Interest due and accrued
Net deferred and unreported premiums
on Policies in force
Total '. $104,858,395.67
Reserve Fund, according to the Actu
aries and American Tables of Mor
tality with 4 and 3 per cent, interest.
Policy Claims in process of adjustment
Deterred Endowment Claims
Deferred Death Claims.
Present value of $499,SS6.07 hereafter
payable on Matured Instalment
Allowance for Unpresented and Con
Dividends due and unpaid
Premiums paid in advance
Unearned interest paid in advance....
Market Value of Bonds over par. ..... 731,522.43
Assets on Market Value Basis 10o,589,918.10
Surplus on Market Value Basis.
New Insurance issued in
Extended Policies issued in 1906
Paid up Policies issued in 1906
in exchange for Surrendered
Policies Revived in 1906
Total issued and revived, '06.26,677 $61,607,702.00
Policies in force January 1st, 1907. . . . 180,377
Insuring .' $422,200,906.00
Total Receipts from Policyholders in 1906 $15,706
Total paid to and invested for Policyholders in 1906 $17,436
Excess of Income from Investments over Expenses and Taxes in 1906 $1,700
RECEIPTS IN 1906.
Profit on Sales of Real Estate
Total Receipts $20,434,288.87
Balance January 1st, 1906. j 94,922,790.93
EXPENDITURES IN 1906.
Death Claims $5,098,583.86
Dividends or Return Premiums.
Total Paid Policvholders
Taxes on Real Estate
Other Taxes, Fees and Licenses
Ral Estate Expenses
Commissions and Agency Expenses...
Salaries and other Office Expenses...
Advertising, Printing and Postage...
Total Expenses and Taxes
Premiums on Bonds Purchased
Loss on Sales of Leal Estate .........
Balance January 1st, 1907.
INCREASE IN 1906 OVER 1905.
IN PREMIUM RECEIPTS
IN TOTAL RECEIPTS ,
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IN ASSETS, PAR 'VALUES
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TCrtward H. Wright.
Marcus ! Ward,
red'fc M. Shepard.
Albert B. Carlton,
Edward I.. Dobbins, John R. Hardin,
J. William lark. Thomas W. Cauldwe-ll,
John O. H. Filler, I'eter Campbell.
A. S. Rothwell, General Agent 304-5-6 Failing Bldg., Portland, Or.
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Old Gold and Silver taken on Account at Full Cost Value.
If he did not believe in government by
the people, to which Booth replied that
he believed In a representative form of
government under which the people would
rule, but through their representatives.
Upon the question of adopting the
minority report, against the Bailey bill,
the vote was:
Ayes Bingham, Caldwell, Coshow,
Hedges. Miller of Linn. Mulit. Notting
ham. Smith of Umatilla and Haines 9.
Noes Bailey, Beach. Booth. Coke. Cole,
Hart, JohnBon, Kay, Laughary, Laycock,
McDonald, Miller of Linn-Marlon, Schol
fleld, Slchel, Smith of Marion, Wheal
Absent Bowerman. Hodson, Malarkey,
Mays, Wright 5.
Car Ferry to Vancouver Island.
VICTORIA, Feb. 7. Tenders have
been Invited for the building of a tug
91 feet long and two barge, each
with a capacity of nine loaded cars, for
a carferry service to be established by
the Great Northern Railway between
Sidney, Vancouver Island and Blaine.
Tenders have been invited also for the
building of a harbor tug 87 feet long
for general towage at Prince Rupert.
Do not purge or weaken the bowels,
but act specially on the liver and bile. A
perfect liver correcter. Carter's Little
Indigestion promptly follows the use of
lard as lard is made from hog-fat, and is
greasy and indigestible. -Some future day,
when people are wiser and healthier, lard, for
edible purposes, will be scarcely used; but,
until then, we suppose people will continue to
suffer from "lard stomachs."
The most perfect shortening in the world
is Cottolene. It is a pure vegetable product,
containing only pure, refined cotton seed oil
and choice selected beef suet. It will make
your food palatable, digestible, nourishing
and healthful, which is more than any one
can truthfully say of lard.
Cottolene is a clean product. Only the
most modern and hygienic methods are em
ployed in its manufacture. Its purity is your
surety. The quality of Cottolene is always
uniform and dependable.
Every good grocer sells Cottolene ; and
those who use it themselves, recommend it.
It comes only in sealed, white pails, with a
red label and band. In the center of the
label is our trade mark a steer's head in a
cotton plant wreath. Do not accept a sub
stitute. Cottolene is the original and! only im
provement upon lard as a shortening. It has
no satisfactory substitute except on paper.
Use one-third less. Cottolene, being
richer than lard or cooking butter, one-third
1 "1 T
less is required, it is,
COTTOLENE was granted a GRAND PRIZE (highest
possible award) over all other cooking fats at the
recent Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and food cooked
with COTTOLENE another GRAND PRIZE.
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A NEW FEATURE The patent air-tight top on this pail U for the
purpose of keeping COTTOLENE clean, fresh and wholesome; it
also prevents it from absorbing all disagreeable odor of the grocery,
such as fish, oil, etc
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