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LfigATTBftCTS. QUALITY DECIDES.
ENGLAND'S CRACK GOU:I:R IS
pHOWlNQ OF READY-TO-WEAR ilARMBHTS
,,br f4r the cuoisest I'dticlleton Ujw to otter. Wi
" ..Kriiirrniit the new models, and wo nunm
m Day Skirts in ,
Oxford Grey IM"
fine Black Cheviot "Dress
4W trimmed in saum ,
& Silk Moire Dres
jlrt trimmed with silk
j Ladies' lino Tailor Made
btuts, in black $10.98
Ladies' Bine Tailor
Made Suils in fine
quality, nboly trimmed J0.24
A Special line of Ladies'
Hilk WuMs 5,95
he Alexander Department Store, I
AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS SOROSiS SOFS.
LH I I 1 I 1 'T"l - r T T ' M- T T1 1 T 1 11 1 T TT II 1 M 1 1 M I I I I I I I
Jiorne Type Setter
LABOR OR CAPITALIST,
MOST, BY PRESENT TIMES?
Henry George, Jr., Argues From
Dunn's Report and Other Conserva
If it should lio shown on indisputable
authority that this groat era ot pro,
perity that we are now so loudlv o.v
tolling is not the glorious condition
for the masses of men after all. how
astonished some of us would be! And
yet il ls is just the kind of laf-irea-tion
that comes from the most re
spected and conservative authorities.
Pretty nearly everyone will agroo
that the common remark that the
worsingman is getting a substantial!
share of this prosperity boom because
wages have been increased and bo-;
cause the trusts, through thetr great
economies hi administration, have
been enabled to cut down prices on ;
the intelligent policy outlined bv
Mr. Steel Corporation Schwab that it !
is better to get large business at mod-1
ernte prices than to strangle business
and demand high prices. And pretty
nearly everybody having no contrary
evidence at hand, and not giving any
but a superficial thought to the mat
ter anyway, concludes that the work
ingman is having a glorious time of It.
and that there is much truth in what
President Roosevelt said in bis mos
sage. thnt. "it is not true that while
the rich are getting richer and the
poor are getting poorer." And thus
the workingman. the foundation of
the industrial structure, appearing ,
to ue in such favorable environments,
it is concluded that this prosperity
has come to stay for a long time, and
that the great trusts, or what Mr.
Schwab prefers to call the great con-
solidations. are really a benefit to
mankind, and their managers and '
supporters would have us believe. I
But unfortunately for this view of
things. Dun's Review, published by
the largest and perhaps the most re
liable mercantile agency In the coun
try, R. 0. Dun & Co.. of New Yoik
City, in making a careful review of
the business world for the year end
ing December, mil. makes the as
COMINU TO AMERICA ,"m'i smi them out tin,
j-roouin ot their own pwiw'.
I The pnWk ny not tv rtMlhcti
, the full Import of tPndMWW. Ihm Ifcry
jhav Knows that prlef rns nftts.
j To this Iho ln$t uuccwa hvf &
.the Impudent to nrguo thnt t-?4
j !t rHomUttn tto wt rV4 Sa
1 jrtcj. but. on the rontmrj; ;-ewr
'thm. tXNBiC enabled to k m th Htkk
. grfr-Mr rniMHH vt vlwtnMrlloai
Own h ttNwM of Amnllor rUfwU
No . M m a vritj c
thine to Aio'ott veno will think hie b,
moment thnt tk4 rotMblcKilkxMi xre
hiftty A(tr not tn "wnoV
of adralntatmtloR" but ttt vr(ft!ic
' of monopoly Tak the mam w Cm
' endenvortns to "icr lb Mew ut
bond of a git lrt. It dot sot
! ti forth In hi imvtfwettM vry itt-xV
' about iKTBoKiif at AilmlvtiitrntbK.
He Mt hr wlwtt h know tn l
vtor wnntn to nhami.
know what th IftYMlor'a Urst tn--,
tl.'n wtll W -Wlwt KttHl f nuierU',
r Kovernnunul nilntA)ir ban rr
-ompny Whnt rr it (rtuh
rUhtt Xrr tbrr mj (nvTHM't
hnnn. mirk M taxM? Ybat In H
lit jtmt fmnblMk or 4tnntrt
Thiw rv thr (htn on wbkJ tn
vntor wmm tntortn(U. an fte
ron who diw not Kmiw bw
, "plneV M rurUI. or. In oOcr
word. W 4oc not kwi bow to
tut hk8 in4 boHU to th puNK
and h vrMld hft a vory tkort n
rMr In Wall (rt Tbo bbjHtvr auA
trunmr nd )oar tb moniMr
tht in bo own in wi a ptwiKv
tus tbo botter UI the atoek
! Tbor(r i( In Mil Idle talk for Mk.
, Srhwah or ttuybody tt ( tr) t
titnbo pooplo ttwltevv tbnt lb tr
or niinllilutk)it, ak thy mil thoek
havo no elfiwtiUK of wHHot) !.
(hum, and chut thy ran oxlut only
w , . . , , . 1 1, 1 . 1 1 mi it ho In tliw oivou nIU of HntHttSM
New York. -?b. 13,- mi y Vardon, champion of England', golf llnki. , nft, n0r , lUo puUH(,
to come to the United States to compete In some of the big ntfalr. thl. u HWMiror comnw,my ftt h
country and go against the best playerj America can put fodward. Golf en-
thusiasts arc delighted over the prospect.
it front tn tn i'n hint 01 siu-h a In law are - show In ten jeurn an In-
continental y. 1 et 1111 cuntettt tn neasi- of per cent In cniltnl In
self with qtiotitm some observiitlons .iit,! nnd 11 per cent III the value
of that 'ory const-rvathi' and stal- of iivitput. of 37 pur rout In Mm tiuui-
price. Iho oconouiloti of iuanitimas
ounblltiK thuut to do thin It I not
Ions that nil the big consolidation,
and particularly the I'nltwl Huti
titind eorporntlott hnvn oewtu of w
ter lit tltom. Can orononiy of tu
nKfitieut itinkr up for this ARRlnxt .
competitor. Hiualler though h wV
IiUH no wntr In hlH eapltnllrttlor
founding statement that the cost of 1 wart "'"Plo" of the monopolies, tlie Ihm or wa earners and 33 per cont Th m,,,!.,,!,,,,, thnt It can In ah-nrC
living has been advanced Instead of -vw ork 1,'VI'IS I" the nniount of wagoH. T,, r(lth , llllU lhwl wmbl,mtloo
receding. The Review presents an
elaborate table based upon 350 arti
cles, with due allowance for the rela
tive importance of each and ranging
over a period of fourteen years from
Jaupary 1. 1SSS. to January 1, 1902.
These 350 articles represent seven dif
ferent heads, towlt: BreadstulTs,
meats, dairy and garden products,
other foods, clothing, metals and
miscellaneous products and the to
tals show that the cost of living was
C per cent greater in 1'Jno than in
1S90, or ten years before; that it was
31 per cent greater in 1900 than in
ISm and 40 per cent greater in 1901
than in 1S97. or four years ago.
Now, it might lie pointed out that
this was during the last four or five
years that the great monopoly combi
nations were formed these combin
ations that most of us call trusts, but
Mr. Schwab preferrs to call "consolid
ations." They have formed not in a
few, but in most of the large avtnues 1
of production, so that it might be as
sumed by the average person that
this increase of 40 per cent in thd
cost of living shown In Dun's Review
has come as a consequence of the os- j
tablishment of the trusts. Hut far be
b It won Unit, of Now York City, urn rontml tn iniiniirmU- of xmutt Wink
Says the Post, after remarking that wxxt t. the significance of tht frHiiitlly In monopoly f ma.?
an excessive advance in commodl- commercial llullotln'H figures Is thnt kliuln; raw material, transit fart
ties will shut out producers from for- (n0 ,Hnber of workers has IneroaHml tit, pntniittt. Uv-and thnt tho rb-i
eign markets nnd finally in extreme ri.Htlvoly IUOre than the amount paid uf roiuiH-tlllott I thorofor rontrlf
cases cut off home consumers: ,,( for wnBcu. making a full In wnn ! lrtc. ie tootK)Untlr not r
A rise in prices Is not a neoensnry ff. ti,t. twenlv nifties and lerrltorUm low as th.v woulil hr it tin Hlunnt
incident ol prosperity; on the con
trary, low prices stand tor and tcpio
sent an abundance of goods, nnd in
this consists the prosperity of man
kind. For 0110 thing. Atnerl " ad
vance in the evporl trade, whit!1 all
pTopnlyp as an Impnrttint factor In a
nation's prosperity, has been won by
of S per cent.
of monopoly mltiid nnd prmlttrtkm
wm frwo to eoinpetltion Th rver-
Ik th fact; they nr tn high n uoia
poly, tomiiored by what In rnltod "I
wis policy," uuul dotitnud, Tbo u
nopoly polley. whatever Us dUjtuht.
Is the old one of "gvtttux tbo mp-a
. i nrcc
W Se y,i pnmh'flnn rpniiire only one quduw
lo run it and with it one person can set from 20,000 to 25,000
pier in eight hours. ., , nnH
athe machine there is the necessar p-neys anu s
'pounds breier type, 8 point.
me will be sold for S350 o. b. at ft-xiuiuwn.
East Oregorran, Pcndieion, vv.
AMERICAN PLAN ,V A Finest Hotel
ft . . V m In the Pacific
'per uay and Upwards. 1 Northwe
njW IW I HIM
n,it. Site, 'r'.n-i'r.' ' 'wWT'Si'S;
New .Lumber Yard
to buy nice, new clean,
Gray's Harbor Commercial Co.,
opposite the W. & C. I?, depot
Since this Htatement wiih made the
censiiH bureau hfih Ismied liullotlim
for (he more statwn, which mnke a
still woie Hhowluit. rartyliiR the
general decrease In money wanon win. n. umt ..iniuUiH
selling at relatively low prices mid can down to 7.1 per cent. One of th HUN'ltY OHOUOK, Jf,
be retained only bv peisever.inco In latter tates Is TennwMu- which ,
thnt policy. Moreover, there inunt shows n dwieiiHo or 9 per rent In ten ,
come a time when the high coat ofyonrn; anothor, South Ciirollim. show uur Nrn,y ueu
living piesses so serlouslv on the : I11K n 20 per cent decrease, the llg- Our army la th utotil off or Ihm nu
public as to interleic serloimlv with' ores being: 1890. number of wngo idJlclniit organisation la th worlX.
the individual (oinltJii. 1. 1ii.mII. nrnorH. 120.090. and JMI.77S.Sb7 paid Th i.-hoii for this Is tb limn u
building onterprlse is chei l.e l li-; In wngi; 1900. number of wngo oarn- wnll tmld iu wtill us wll fU. tKw
cause innteriul Is too ei!inlvo or ers. 211. fiSl. and $1 lo.088.00o paid In fuHl and good pay. howd.r, will -uat
the clothing trade thrown out of joint , wage. alone ink a good soldier II uu
.! n..,l .u.Unn linvo rtsdn Wull uhnl ,lwui llilu HliMilfi? It 'V0 BtWldy IlOrVUA. a KOOd (IlKUMtlMi
slgnlne Just thlH. Thnt while the "''
owners nnd innnngers of the tmnln i m 11 "' !iinnry to b
....... ... . 111., unin 1 mnllrKlfliilili hut If vnu ttm
hic getting iiiKiouiiieu iioiiom iui 01 -- r-- - ' .t
tin pniscnt prouiierouii em, inn!
while It Is uuduiibledly true thnt some
worhlngnien are bettor off so fur as
higher wages nre concerned, Iho iiiubh
of men In tills country are, by the tt
tf tunny of those who have no wish to
hIiow the trust era at any illsiKlvnnt-
...... t.. ( )tm O'nru.i Jiff 1 11(111 ll Hw
to exorbitant flginos. dernineinent of
Industry must follow inevitably, and
derangement of industry means de
cline of prospurit .
What Is lelt for a man like me to
say alter these two statements the
llrst from Dun's Review that the cost
! of living has advanced 10 per cent
1 in five years and tlio second from
the conservative Now York Hvonlng
Post, which condemn high prices an
homing heavily, not upon trade but
I upon the masses of :'ie cu'ihii'iii'i V
I Yet it Is only Just to sny that Dun s
j Review does not stop here. It appears
to realize something of the truth of
' the Post's position and follows the
! wonderful table of tigure with a i
jgret "that the compilation f :(
I here given lias been quoted In
J port or efforts to stir up ant vmit-..
between wage enrnors and niI-
lers'" by claiming "that tin- ninii '
! able advnnce In the price or . '
since July 1. 1897. was due to - onil'i
t.iiutioiiB of cnpltal. and that the mnii'i
, faeturor secured all the .liff'-f 1
1 price, while the wage eaun
1 not enrnins: any more mole alth"
compelliK to pay the mUi..,., 1
for all things coiniini i i'l. ' .
view then niakee the g. inial stute
mailt, without any IlBurl i'
however, tlf wage wi
coiving much betu-i !
st nnd nervous tlmrn Is a mtJt
cine tlmi will strengthen your syftlia,
V rof'i to lUwt.iitHr's Hlontnch lt
lit For BO ynnr It has bn muklt
ut'uk people strong and sh'k peopli.
wll. Wo thrfore urgu roo to try
ImltlH anil satisfy )ourse. It U m
peific rettmdy for itidlgiistlon, lv
its a whole havo fallen. Tho work
logman has lo pay more for the neces
saii"s and comforts of life and In
Kitf l fh money with whkh o do it
it. 11 at I do not set whut the
11 ' ndc ntis ran say Tin ne h
.MrMlnnvllle Collt; will outer tm
n.-ld meet this yoar much strotura
llidli nl Hie Mi',.. ling lust JlllU' 4Kw
iiDpr ivt iiien' will bo both In form
j W. J. SliWELL. :
IWOOD! CO A
imSi rwt UK O "
Well, whon we look
leially It dflis Hi'!ai
manafjir thgt wageiBft.vc risen iu a k
direc tions. ' liuikml, wage have ad
I vfcjieed in a pjinibe! tf tie .-in- '
lines of iridusttraw4 5)1 " ,h"
it a A IM p K ! we might Jujnp t i'H"o.-i' 1
WUlU! vUAU wages gonoraljy have advaiu wi or a
, . . I any rate, tho avaragc or an '
WOOD! CO A L! j,,. Iot ,1B w wlial n ...
'formed and eonservat'v
have to say about this. Certainly t'
Commercial Bulletin of NVw York 1
City is not a hot headed radical ana
a publisher uf wild statcnic-i.U about
matters relating vitally to business.
On the contrary. It is regard d n"
. . kind of Olbralttar of final." a-r.'.i,.
Kemcrer Coal. First Class Wood ; TZTlS,
lis. we are, tneretore on mm
ground when we quote from tho Com
mercial niilletiji this statement
Census bulletins for the manufac
tures of twenty four territories ag
rlcultural states and four small man
ufacturing Btates Connecticut,
Rhode Island. New Hampshire and
W. C. MINNIS
Orders Promptly Filled.
Telephone, Bed 401, or call ou
VV. 0. MINNIS,
Office Main Btreetjust opposite Hans
ford & Thompson's hardware store.
tnd thouiutdi of ouW WWI tn
icll l 00 bottles of WIm iA Cwdul
Th J'l prsouftlon ir viiMn who iuff
avr mike 1 mcIoui clloft Ixk-M ihiw
lvt The moil ol tMmjpi on p4,i n L
Unbon to their tittle mewtruel Jifdf. t
lievlnj they will evinttully wec off They
grow'woric end vmii every dty At t)
period of iMntrujtlon t wonn 11 peculUrh
luiteptlblf lo told ii otierntefMl iafuintl
tnd 4 lio the mutt livortblt time lor th
development of hidden dilute JCfftw which
rwy be lu wj in te lyitem Any phyikUn
know i IM ditordered menilruiUon. ullln (
the won.b ik1 UuimiIh 'e bhjhtlai llveiin
Jmoil every homi No v.oitun ihould sej
lct hemlf moment titer he itei lndltJw
of femtlc dUeiei Almoit wiUnt relief un
bt itcued by Uve me of
II will rUv yoo riht In you ov.n h.
Will yoo pt lh4 teitlinony ol Mi. MtUf
nd rwlly nek relUI tolyT ah arujsuu
11 I Will U V WIVttUNI it IM i t 1
dM not m.oWMU m tb. oubt. ! -
lr , i. U.,0 I UHk Winy of C.rdoL I ?Uvt-,:j;yB ft S
uoijin ami UU br w I uB4 Won I u4 VV no U srauj BIKOtKJt
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