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THE DALLES DAILY CHRONICLE, FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1921.
LOCK NOW FAVORS
FARM MACHINERY AND LABOR
COSTS DECLINE NORMAL
By Alexander F. Jones
i United News Start Correspondent)
COICAGO, April 15. The greatest.
gambler In the world is getting a llttlo
better run of luck than he has had
for more than a year.
Ho cannot see daylight yet, but ac
cording to authorities here, it Is just
over the hill.
This gambler (he farmerdrew a
needed ace here Thursday when the
International Harvester company, the
largest manufacturer of farm machin
ery In the world, announced a 10 per
cent reduction in (he price of most
of its Implements.
Within the last six months ho has
mado progrers In filling his hand. Tn
bor, exhorbltant in its demands a
year ugo, is again asking reasonable
wagon. Farm wages have taken one of
the most pronounced slumps in the (
Industrial fiold. According to bankers,
money will bo easier to get next fall,
and "this again will help the farmer.
Now he needs the biggest card
assurance that falling prices on what
he buys will bo followed by advanced
prices for what he has lo sell.
'Willi no assurance that ho will get
Oils card, American farmers every
where are gambling with chance and
planting an almost normal crop, ac
cording to farm authorities. '
"Tho reduction in the price of ma
chinery will be welcomed by the farm
or, but It will do llttlo good this year,"
Bald J. V. Coverdale, secretary of
tho American Farm Bureau federa
tion. "Just tho. same farmers are tak
ing a chance and the outlook is for
a crop that will bo nearly normal."
All factors in handling the farmers'
crops uro cautious about any predic
tions as to his chances of getting bet
ter prices this fall. Bankers Inter
viewed hero Thursday, today woro un
usuully reticent. They, declared that
tlioy would bo accused of building tho
ninrkot'if thoy predicted bettor prices
for this fall.
"Hut If furmors mado monoy in 1913
feeding fifty cont corn to six cent
nogs," said one official, "ho should
be able to make money this year feed
ing CO cont corn to eight cent hogs."
Tho farmer Is going to bo obstrep
erous about buying stock for feeders
this year, it wastaled by .1. J. Law
ler, ono of tho biggest dealers In
"foador" stock In tho country.
"Fannors are not. making nionov '
on stock and thoy are not buying
feeders," ho said.
drain men would not venturo a pre
diction. Hankers hero pointed to tho roport
that a bond Issue or ?40,noo,000. for .
Jnnn loans will be Issued by tho
government soon and declared that '
this would aid materially In getting
farmers over difficult rough spots.
There Is a grout Biipply of farm la
bor on tho market that Is asking
from ?:ifi to fSO monthly this year,
instead of from 50 to f 70, it was
stated by Charles J. Boyd, vlco-proal-
dent of tho Illinois free employment
"We havo more applications for
farm work than we can handle," he
The International Harvester com
pany, in announcing its reductions in
its products, announced it is following
tho reduction in steel prices.
In commenting on tho industrial
situation, .Harold B. McCormlck, pres
ident of the harvester corporation,
"The principle trouble with indus
try in the United States, I think, Is
that by the severe and sudden decline
In prices of farm products, agricul
ture, the basic industry, has been
thrown out.of balance with other In
dustries. Restriction of tho equilib
rum can be assisted by increasing the
price, of what the farmer sells and
decreasing the price of what he buys
or by both processes."
The Beet Big Sitter
"The Little Tycoon" operetJa .to be
given by high school glee clubs, April
22 and 23, high school auditorium. 16
-The Beit Dig. Sitter
Tripp's Cleaning and Dye works.
310 Union street. A20
' The Bett Bio Sitter
Slain 6061 Bennett Taxi Main 01 tf
The Beit Bio Sitter
BODY OF MAN FOUND IN
FIRE RUINS OF HOTEL
By United Newt
SANTA BARBARA, Cal., April 15.
Laborers engaged in clearing away
tho ruins of the Ambassador Hotel
here today found the charred body of
a man under a huge pile of ashes. No
one has been able to- identify the
A Great Lecture
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LINCOLN L. WIRT, F. R. G. S,
Just returned from Egypt, Palestine and Syria.
7:45 AT THE COURT HOUSE 7:45
He will describe
The Capture of Jerusalem
Battle of Armageddon
An Aeroplane Trip from Dan to Beersheba
The Truth About Armenia.
FREE TONIGHT .
body. A search of what s-ecords were
saved has not given any clue.
; -The Bett Big Sitter
"Union Station Scenes." April 20 16
The Best Big 8ltter
Castle Gate coal
We are unloading a car of Castle
Gate Utah coal. Send ua your , orders.
Prompt service? Maier & Schanno. IS
The Bett Big 8ltter
Typing and 1 Stenography
doue at reasonable rates. Kosina A
Fleck. Qffice Hotel Dalles. Real
dence phone red 2332. tf
Peoples Transfer Co.
QUICK DELIVERY SERVICE
EXPRESS AND DRAY AGE
Furniture and Piano Moving
Stand at Glenn's Paint Store Main 3721
Residence Phone Red 1811
HARRY L. CLUFF
AFTER THE - SHOW DINERS
will lind this a cozy, attractive nook for one
of those late suppers you feel like eating be
fore . bedtime. Each night we offer special
dishes to tempt the palate of ladies and gentle
men who have just come from theatre or soc
Merchants' Luncheon Served Daily
Served 11:30 a. m. to 2 p. m.
THE BLACK & WHITE
Restaurant and Confectionery
SATIN EGG SHELL
Interior Wall Finish'
Every Woman Will Want
THIS FIVE PIECE
Old Ivory Bed Room Suite
WE ARE SELLING FOR
THE BEST BUY. IN THE STORE
CREDIT IF DESIRED
DOCHERTY & BARNETT
Across from First Nutional Bank
Is manufactured 'by a process that is exclusive with the
f BASS-HUEpjR PAINT CO.
Producing a wall coating unequaled for beauty, cleanliness and hygienic
qualities. It works freely and is easily, applied
SATIN EGfc SHELL FINISH AND OTHER BASS-HUETER PRODUCTS
Sold in The Dalles by
W. J. COLLINS
WE DO CONTRACT WORK
They want a happy home and in order to have a complete happy home there
must be music in the home,, and women will not be satisfied with anything
less than the best. So why not make her wants satisfied by getting her a
nice piano, or Brunswick and believe me she will be satisfied and happy?
Corson, The Music Nan
Talk to Me About Mother's Day Surprise