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SATURDAY, ATRIL H. *1917
FALLS CITY NËW8
AS PRICES RISE
HIGH COST OF LIVING
HITS THE RAILROADS
F. M. HELLW ARTH
Oil««*«* on« door east of T. O,
Service Will Be Crippled Un- !
less Rellei Comes Soon.
EX P EN S ES UP, RATES DOWN
AT T O K N E Y -A T -L A W
E. K. P IA S E C K I
A T T C »R N T .Y -A T L A W
Wasteful and Conflicting Regulation*
H im p«r Railroad Credit, While Ad- [
vanoa In Labor and Matariala Out- J
■tripe Revenue*. Chairman Krutt- I
achnitt Telia Congraa* Committaa.
Unified Federal Control Will Improve
Object, retiring from business (called East).
A good clean stock of men’ s
furnishings, of quality, at prices unparelled.
Most of this stock was contracted
for before prices advanced; so therefore this sale will enable you to buy goods
April 2.—The condition
for less than merchants can buy for on to-days markets- Just think; anyone 1 In Washington,
which the railroads find themselves
as a result of constant Increases to
wages, price* of material, taxe* and
making this opportunity available, buys for less than wholesale prices on today’ s other
expenses, while their revenues
are restricted by legislation, was strlk
market’ s quotations. This is a legitimate Sale— as seeing is believing, make us lugly described by Julius Krults' bn lit.
' Chairman o f the Executive Committee
of the Southern Pacific Company. In
a visit at once while the lines are complete.
Here are a few quotations:
hts testimony during the past few days
Counts' Court Ho i*«
DALLAS, o f t .
B u s in e s s tla ro s
jfa lls G it\ > 1 fo o td
Sam ple Ream s
Best A c c e m m e d e tle n s
F. D r o . g «
Fre e ristar
Bohle’s Barber Shops
before the Joint Congressional Com
mittee ou Interstate Commerce, which
Falla City, O r t g e n
Is making a study of the ijnestlou of
3.00 values at
railroad regulation. Sir. Krutt*cbuitt
THE LIFTOH HATS.
urged the committee to recommend a
*6.50 valuus at
plan o f regulation which will center
Bin,- i l » Iriirin lw t 1 usala jr evening
$2.00 values at
Copeland & Ryder shoes
responsibility for regulation and its
results In the federal government, so
$6.00 values at
that conditions affecting both expenses
• Just Arrivsd From Nsw York City.
$2.50 grades at
And other makes of shoes.
and revenues may t>e made subject to
$5.00 wades at
1.25 grades at
G . L. H A W K I N S
fill and often ronUlctlng policies In-
* ' $20.UU Suit for
voiced in the system o f combined state
M ARB LE A N D G R A N ITE
18.00 Suit for
Other makes of shirts (Negli and federal regulation.
3.50 grades at
M O N U M EN TS
16 00 Suit for
Why Roads Need Mors Money.
gee) $2.00 values at
D alias, O ragen
3.00 grades at
12.50 Suit for
P-Q-A UNION SUITS/
Sir. Kruttachnitt's testimony also bad
41.50 values at
! cation o f the roads to the Interstate
Commission for a general
1.25 values at
Porosknit Union suits,
advance in freight rates. He showed
$5.50 values at
41.00 grade at
that while the price of transportation
R . L. C H A P M A N
.75 valueB at
.40 has declined In recent years, the cost
B. V. D’s. at
o f producing transportation like the
FUNERAL D I R E C T O R
* 50 values at
Light weight union suits,
cost o f almost everything else. has rap-
^ ^ 0 values at
75c grade at
; idly advanced. Thia lie illustrated by
We attend <o ail w o r k p r o m p t l y .
41.00 «bowing that if freight and passenger
’ I i
Mens light weight two piece 41.25 grads at
Dallas a nd Falls C i t y . O r » .
rates bad Increased during the past
garment, 50c grade at 35c per
W h ip C o r d t $ 2 . 2 5 g r a d e s at $ 1 . 3 0
twenty years In the same proportion as
average commodity prices the railroads
K h a k i p a n t t . $ 1 7 5 g ra d e s at $ 1 2 5
The well known brand Con-1 40c grade at per garment .20
the Uuited States would have re
Men’s work shirts 65c grades of
C r u t i e r o v e r a lls , S 1 7 5
Mens wool underwear, 41.50
O. M IC K A L S O N
portation in 1915 than they did receive
g ra d e s
S I . 25
$3.50 values at
42.30 ' grade at 41 per garment.
This saving to the public was effect
ed. in spite o f an Increase o f 93 per
cent In the cost of operation o f trains,
by a reduction In the average passen
Falls City, Oregon.
ger rate per mile from 2.04 cents In
1895 to 1.98 cents In 1915. a decrease
of 3 per cent, and by a reduction In the
average freight rate per ton mile from
3 o O W N -S IB LE Y AB STRAC T CO;
8.39 mills In 1S05 to 7.3 mills In 1915. or
StO M ill S ir e r t. D ali»«. O r e f. a .
13 per cent. During the same period
J O IIN H. -O B !.E Y . « » n o f . r .
the cost o f operation per train mile
* i r * c t p la n t in prate«! d a ily fro m
rose from 92 cents to $1-78. almost
P olk C o u n ty Records.
doubling. At the same time the aver
age price of 346 commodities euumcr
ated in a bulletin o f the Department of
Agriculture Increased 1 Lb per cent
Transportation is practically the only
commodity In general use that has not
Increased tremendously In price during
the past twenty years, freight and pas
senger charges being lower than they
In anticipating your future
A mark here indicates that
were twenty years ago.
needs for spring and sum
subscription is delinquent.
The war that has started in
Please call and fix it.
I f rates had risen proportionately to
mer this is a great oppor
this locality is a war on the Increase in the cost of other arti
tunity to obtain your seasons
cles of ordinary use. Mr. KruUschnitt
necessities at a small invest
told the committee, the average pas
senger rate in 1915 would have been
2.95 cents a mile, or 00 per cent higher
M r . H o r n « S eeker-
M O T T O :- Pay Less and Dress Better,
Falls City, Oregon.
than It was. and the average freight
C O M E TO F
I A L L S C IT Y . O R E G O N
rate would have beeu 1.21 cents, or 60
a n d Bi
Buy O rc h a rd Lan d
per cent higher than it was The sav
ing to the public in passenger fares
through this difference was $'114,000.-
B EG IN SAVING E A R L Y .
Post Office Time Card
000 and in freight rates $l,34lMKI0,000.
T R A P P IN G A S U B M A R IN E.
Universal railroad bankruptcy undei
Than You Can Pay Your Own Annuity
Whan You Aro Old.
this reduction in rates and Increased
Office hours: Daily, except Sun
Tho Wire Ropo Net That Catches and
cost of operation, he said, was avoided
An ageut o f oue o f tlio big Insurance
Doom» the Vo.sol.
8 a.tn. to 6.30 p.m.
only by heavy expenditures to obtain
companies sends me this about annul
A submarine net Is made o f wire
Mail arrives, from
rope about as thick as a lead pencil,
’ I making it possible to haul more ton* of
"A man aged forty can deposit with
and the meahea are of great size—
9.00 a.tn., 6:15 p.m.
freight per locomotive. This had re
us $3,023.50 mid receive $330 annually
about ten or fifteen feet si|uare. The
duced the average cost of hauling a
Dallas, 9:00 A. M., 6:15 P. M.
for bla lifetime. A woman aged sixty-
net ha» limits ou top that keep bob
ton o f freight, but the decline in the
flvo on a deposit o f $0,000 cau recelvo
Portland v ij Gerlinger, train 102
bing up and down like the float on n
average freight rate had reduced the
$000 a year.
The subscription price o f th Evening
fishllnc, and on (lie bottom are weights
11 :55 a. m.
net revenue of the roads from each ton
“ The man'a expectation o f life la
that keep the whole thing In a perpen
Telegram has been increased to $5.00
hauled. I f the o|>erating costs of the
Black Rock, 1:30 P. M.
twenty-eight year», tho woman'» at
railroads, including the prices of coal,
per year. W e will, however furnish
Mail closes for:
The submarine cannot submerge to
labor and material, continue to ad
Now, $350 Is 5.0 per cent of $3,025.50,
very great depths on account o f the
vance at the present rate a lot of rail
Salem, 8 50 A.M., 1 P.M. and 5:30
and $000 la 10 per cent o f $0,000. Any
pressure, 200 feet being about the lim
roads will be in the hands of receivers
company which could moke aa much
year and the E V E N IN G TE LE G R A M
by 1918 unless some relief is afforded.
aa 0 per cent could pay $330 a year lu- iting depth. It sails Innocently along,
8:50 A. M. and 5:30P. M.
definitely, and when tho annuity re-
one year for
The net now trails
"O w ing to the rise of commodity
W reiver died his orlglual deposit would these meshes.
Portland via Gerlinger train 102
prices.” he said, “ the purchasing power
be Intact. The company assumes that along on both sides o f the submarine.
1 p. m.
of the dollar has fallen 55 per cent and
not more than 3 per cent can bo nindo Its progress revealing the fact that
Black Rock, 1 A. M.
on money deposited with It. That ex
ing compelled by law to accept pay
plains why only 5.0 per cent Is paid tive power.
Send your subscription to this office •
Mail Order and Postal Savings
ment for their service to the public In
currency worth 45 cents on the dollar w indow closes at 6 P. M.
In theory part o f the original deposit That means that the bidden submarine
has stopped, Its navigators having
la taken annually to supplement inter
Public’s Chief Interest.
S unday O nly
est earnings. I f the annuitant lives mnde the horrible discovery that they
"The public's greatest Interest Is In
his expected term o f life tho principal
adequate transportation facilities and
Office hours: 9:30 to 10:80 a.m:
and Interest at 3 per cent will have become twisted In the propeller, fn -
not ao mucb in low rates Aa to most
Mail arrives from Salem, 9:00
der these conditions the wise subma
been paid to him.
commodities freight rates form a very
Over a long period o f years It Is dlf.
small proportion of their cost. Ex
flcult to keep money safely employed becomes the property of the enemy,
eluding low grade commodities, the
Mail closes for Salem, 8:50 a. m.
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and Its crew are mado prisoners.
and earning over 3 per cent.
percentage of the freight rate to the
General Delivery Window Open
I f It does not take such action one
In times like these It is hard to pic
cost is so slight as to offer no Justlfica
9:30 to 10:30 A. M.
ture the years when capital Is a drug
tlon for any substantial Increase hi
4- H -H -H -l -l l ' I -l-H » l -l-4 -H - H -l -l "l "l-b 4- H - H - H - H - l- H - l- l- l-H -I-l-I-l ";-H-:-l- prlcea to the consumer. It may be
on every market and millions are seek will w ait upon the surface until the
Effective March 11, 1917.
ing Investment in sound bonds at 4 submersible comes up, or i f It starts
stated with Utile fear of contradiction
I r a C. M e h r u n g , Postmaster
per cent and under. Yet thoso years moving the enemy will follow until
that the consumer seldom, if ever,
the Inevitable uprising. But perhaps
w ill come.
profits from a lowering o f freight rates.
Every one hla own annuity payer— the surface commander gets Impatient.
“ Extortionate charges are n thing of
that would be the Ideal condition. Be- In such a case he cau let a bomb
the past, and under the attempt to cut
Extra copies of The News are
gin to save and invest early in your down Into the water, which will ex
rates to their lowest possible figure printed each week, and will be sent
•• earning life, and when the time ar- plode when It touche« the roof o f the
the interest of the whole public In the
to any address desired, postpaid,
( • .liv e s to withdraw from the battle you submarine. O f course the submerged
character and standard of transporta
submarine knows that this bomb Is
^ w l l l have both the resources and aulfi
tlon Is subordinated to the Interest of lor 5 cents per copy.
clent knowledge o f how to Invest them likely to drop at any minute. The
that part of the public only that profits
to make It unnecessary to accept the psychology o f such a situation tends
by lower rates—that la to say. the ship
Correspondents wanted in erefy
Insurance company's offer.—John M. to persuade the Imprisoned crew to
pers and their agents and not the gen neighborhood in thia section of tbe
Osklaon In Chicago News.
eral public, the ultimate consumer"
•H-H - H ' l' 1 1 1 I 1 I 1 1 1 n I 1 1 H 4-1 -t-
H - H - l 'l-l-H - H -
M EN S R E A D Y -T O -W E A R
FLO R S H IEM S H O ES .
Where yea csa get a ih m , lair Cat, Bath
Ait«! for Dallas Sua« L.andry
T H E FA M O U S H A U M A R K
S U IT S .
p ro fe s s io n a l
S H IR T S .
M EN S U N D ER W EA R .
M EN S F E L T H A T S .
9 ’ A complete line of white tennis shoes and canvas shoes are in transit and will be sold at c o s t-s h ip
ment is due now.
This stock is complete in the line of mens wearing apparel (for spring) and everything is priced as near
to wholesale as can be without the use of pennies. As above stated, retiring from business, this sale
SALE PRICES TAKE EFFECT APRIL 14, 1917
Pictlcc to .lews Subscribers
1 CHAS. HARTU NG,
C LO T H IER and T A ILO R.
Increased Cost of Papers
T H E FA LL S Cl I T NEW S, Falls City. ore. ij
G E T YO UR
P R IN T E D A T T H I S O F F IC E .