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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 23, 1920)
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MADE ON ALL
Now Is Time to Halt
Greed, Says Man
Henry Ford has proven to
the world that he is years
ahead of any competition.
He always gives 100 per
cent plus for every dollar.
I.'.R. FORD'S REASON
FOR CUTTING PRICES
Ford Sedan, complete with sell starter
Former Price $1128.12. New Price $940.69
A Reduction on this model of $187.43
LOOK AT THESE BIG REDUCTIONS. YOU CAN NOW AFFORD A CAR AT THESE PRICES
Bear In Mind, Ford Cars, Trucks and Tractors Operate at.a Less Expense than All Others
WHY YOU SHOULD BUY
i FORD PRODUCTS
DETROIT. Mich., Sept. 22.
Henry Ford today announced a
reduction of prices on all Ford
Motor company products to a pre
war level as a step towards "res
toration of business to normal
conditions." In a statement, .Mr,
Ford declared that present busi
ness conditions demanded that
tome practical effort be made to
bring economic conditions back to
normal, that the ''business of the
country may be stabilized," and
that the "progress, prosperity and
contentment of our people may be
Mr. Ford, declared that since the
war has ended "war prices also
should be reduced." ,
"There is no wIadpm, he said,
"in trying to maintain an artific-j f They are honestly made have been thoroughly
iai standard of values," for in rTaTed I tested have proven their worth. It is acknowledged
prices only retard progress." by all that Ford Cars can be operated for less than any
-People in every walk of life car built. With the advent of bad weather, think of a
are waiting for prices they cknow
are unnatural to become lower.
"Manufacturing plants are be
ing' shut down all over th coun
try and in erery line there is a
growing Inactivity because the
Volume nl consumption Is grow
ing less end less through the self
denial of people who realize the
injustice of the situation.
"Labor Is being thrown out of
employment, but notwithstanding
this there has been little change
in the cost of living.
"Although rich in natural re
tources, the "country's progress is
being held practically at a stand
still through the greed of , profi
teers. Now is the time to : call
a halt to war methods, war; price
and war greed. It may be 'neces
sary for everybody to sacrifice
a little, but in the end it will be
most profitable,' for the sooner we
get business of the country back
to pre-war conditions the sooner
will the lives of our ;people be
come natural and progress, pros
perity and contentment be re
. The price reduction on the Ford
product ranges from 14 to 31 per
cent and Is effective immediately.
There will be no wage reductions
at any of the plants, it was an
nounced. The announcement raid the
price reductions were made de
spite unfilled orders for 146,963
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Henry Ford, "The Giant of the Auto
mobile and Tractor Industry." has
engaged in the fight to make high costs and
bring about a more equalized condition of living
Right at the time when costs were increas
ing and other automobile and tractor manu
facturers are raising their prices, Henry Ford
announces a "CUT IN PRICE" on all FORD PROD
UCTS, from 15 to 31 per cent
By heavy investments in purchasing a complete
railroad, operating his own coal and iron 'mines,
owning his own forests of virgin timber and oper
ating his own sawmills, he has eliminated overhead
expenses, increased his volume and placed himself
beyond the reach of competition.
Oct. I, Ford Motor Co. starts
on an annual production
of 1,250,000 automodilcs
and 250,000 tractors-thls
means 5,000 automobiles
every day, and 250 tractors.
Fo;d Coupe, complete with self starter ,
Former Price $997.96. New Price $883.63.
A Reduction on this model of $109.33
With these new prices you can now afford to drive
one, andenjoythe pleasures of motoring in winter
thersame ttrfax the simmer -time. A Closed Car has
the same pep and power of the Open Car, sand protects
you from the rain and cold.
Ask for a Demonstration
With these wonderful price reductions,
it means the sales of Ford Cars, Trucks;
and Tractors wDI be greatly increased,
and deliveries at a premium, for we are
advised that our allotment of Ford prod
ucts will not be increased.
It means that you must act quick to
avoid disappointment on delivery.
Ford 1 Ton Truck with Pneumatic Tires
Former Price $763.74. New Price $671.39 .
A Itedartion on Thin Truck of $97.35
Ford Runabout, complete with starter
Former Price $763.68. New Price $597.08.
A Reduction on this model of $166.60
? Touring Car complete with starter
Former Price $789.71. New Price $643.94.
A Reduction on this model of $145.71 '
Power Farming Is a Short Cut
The Fordson Tractor is the, Biggest, Strongest and Best
Tractor for the money. It will reduce your expense. Increase
your capacity. Changes farm drudgery to real pleasure. With
these Hew Prices you cannot longer continue with th3 old
methods. Ask the man who owns one. He will tell you, "It's
a money maker, a time saver, increases production and makes
life a real pleasure."
Power Farming is the Hew Way. The Fordson Tractor be
comes the farmer's Power Plant. Saves labor and produces
more at less cost It is compact, easy to handle, and its
operating expense is extremely low. Jlow is your opportunity
to step from "bare living" to prosperity.
Place Your Order Today
Fordson Farm Tractor, the Farmer's Necessity.
Former Price $950.35. New Price $890.35.
A Reduction on this Tractor of $60
Henry Ford Is Now and Always
Has Been the Farmers Friend.
Long years, of experience have taught the Ford
Motor Company how to build the best automobile
on earth for the least money cheaper than any
one else, and they are doing it.
For sixteen years a corps of expert metallurgists have been'
studying and constantly perfecting the steel that goes into
every part of a Ford Car. .
No wonder they stand the wear and tear of service.
FORD OWNERS ARE SATISFIED
You Can Become One at These Prices
Mlfey Motor Ga
FORD SALES and SERVICE
High Street, Opposite City Hall
FORDSON SALES and SERVICE
State and Front Streets