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HOW U. S, BRGXE
Hoover Saved American Con
sumers Many Millions by
HE CUT COFFEE BILL
Reduced Crude Rubber Cott to Court
try by More Than 600 Million
WASHINGTON. How Herbert Hoo
Ter as Secretary of Commerce waged
a fight on foreign monopolies which
had been controlling raw materials
essential to Industry, agriculture and
homes. of the United States Is de
scribed In a pamphlet Just Issued by
the Republican National Committee.
This struggle was one which affect
: sd every noma, for the foreign monop-
olles not only levied a tax on certain
products used In the home but also on
other Important articles of commerce.
If it had been lost. It would have serl
' ously menaced many branches of
business, which made extensive use
of these raw materials, thus affecting
Saved America Millions
The victory which Mr. Hoover
achieved by peaceful means resulted
in savings of hundreds of millions of
dollars to the American consumer, the
pamphlet points out
combinations had been set up in a
number of raw materials which, be
cause of our inability to produce, we
must depend npon purchasing abroad."
says the pamphlet "Among them are
rubber, coffee, nitrates, potash, sisal,
camphor. Iodine, mercury and long
staple cotton. These combinations
fixed both production and prices."
Mr. Hoover's campaign was waged
by showing business how to handle
the problem largely by Itself. He
asked Congress for funds to investi
gate the foreign control, and also ob
tained authorization to use scientists
from other Government departments.
Laboratories made studies of recla
mation and development of substitutes
while scientists sought new sources
of these materials, it is shown. Other
investigators gathered full data on
availability of other territory to pro
duce these essentials.'
Government officials, Mr. Hocver
and others, told the Interested Indus
tries of their findings, and at the
same time, without any clash with
any foreign government or agency, let
the nations of the world know Low
the United States was prepared to
meet this monopolization policy.
Some of the results of these efforts,
as cited by the pamphlet, are:
Broke Rubber Monopoly
Sayed American rubber consumers
upwards of 1500,000.000 ty action
breaking the British control of rubber
production and prices. ' This control
is being abandoned and new sources
of rubber development promise to
hold the prices down.
Saved the American people about
1100,000,000 in Its bill for coffee
through shitting purchases from BraiU
to other sources to a sufficient degree
to effect the decline.
Urged tha growing of long-staple
cotton in the United States to break
the control exercised In Egypt over
acreage and supplies.
Encouraged exploration for native
beds of potash and aided In promoting
the fixation of free nitrogen of the
air to help relieve the American farm
ers from the levy Imposed by Chile
and the Franco-German potash trust
By demonstra'Ing to the other na
tions that the United States s deter
mined not to tolerate foreign control,
and by the example afforded In the
case of rubber, the signal has been
given for abandonment of others of
the more deleterious controls.
Mr. Hoover, the pamphlet points
out, has consistently clung to the posi
tion "that economic progress must de
pend upon the driving force of com
petition." Ha has reiterated that:
"The problem should be met on
the ground of what in the long run
will produce good will and prosperity
to the entire world, for no single na
tion can dissociate Its prosperity from
the prosperity and good will of all
of them. "
And his method has sought to bring
this about, rather than to develop
trade wars, in which there lie the
seeds of international friction and a
menace to friendly relations.
oT tfie government Iu "thTa"" direction
now exceud $;?6,9i3,0u0 anuually, and
represent the one Important division
of the government where the policy
has been Justifiably to increase rather
than to reduce expenditures. This has
also been the one Important division
of the government where the drive tor
reduction of expeudllures has been ap
plied only for economy in Its adminis
tration not against the veteraus. It
Is the one division where large meas
ure of Increased expenditure of the
government has taken place during
the past seven years. This Is as It
should be. This government must not
be extravagant but It must be Just."
CARE OF VETERANS
PROMISED BY HOOVER
WASHINGTON. Addressing a dele
gation of veterans representing the
various war service organizations of
the District of Columbia, Herbert
Hoover declared against reduction of
expenditures for the care of veterans.
He approved the policy of Republican
administrations during the last seven
years In showing ex-service men the
Mr. Hoover's remarks to the delega
tion were as follows:
"I believe all of America recognizes
our national obligation to our veter
ans. The country today is providing
pensions and compensatior. to 835,292
men and women, with' insurance and
adjusted compensation to over tour
million more. The total expenditures
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Herbert Hoover t the Mlcrophnn
Wages and Bread
Our real wages and our rtandards of
living are the highest In the world.
And I am speaH- f the r! buying
power of wages compared with the
foreign wages over a common denom-1-ator
of bread and bu ter. HER
BERT HOOVER in h'l Ktvark tpeecK
Foreign Trade Gain
If we make a survey of the world's
trade today we shall find that the ex
port trade of all countries Is only 10
per cent above pre-war, while ours is
63 per cent. HERBERT HOOTER in
hit Xetcark speech.
Edison Usually Right
Edison predicts the election el
Hoover. The "Wizard" has always
been pretty good at foreseeing the
future. Malone (H. Y.) Telegram.
I ANNUAL HALLOWE'EN I
am i !
Given by the students of the Tygh Valley High
School, in their gymnasium, on
Three Prizes Will be Given:
To Best Sustained Male Character
To Best Sustained Female Character
To the Best Charcter Couple
Music for old and young by the Tygh Valley
Hi School Orchestra
Good Floor Competent Management
This will be the first mask ball of the season and as
it is commorative of Hallowe'en the spirit of the day
will predominate. Everybody expected, so come!
Sympathy for Workers Prompted
by Memory of His Own
Induced Manufacturers to Establish
Industry on That Basis After
SO Year Struggle,
WASHINQTO.N.-Ths intention of
Herbert Hoover to keep to a high level
the standards of the American home
and to do so by continuing his efforts
In behalf of labor is shown In a
pamphlet, "Hoover and Labor,'.' re
leased by the Hoover for President
Labor Council of the Republican Na
During his entire career, beginning
at the sge of 12 when be was tossed
Into ths world to- earn his living, Mr.
Hoover has worked wholo-hearteilly in
the causa of the working man. As a
tanorer himself, as a worker In the
mines In his youth and, since 1921, as
Secretary of Commerce, Mr. Hoover
-has studied the problems of Amnrli nn
labor and has aided In the solution of
many of them, the pamphlet shows.
Aided Long Fight In Steel Mills
Mr. Hoover's labor, record Is so
open book. Policies that have bene
fited labor have won his unwavering
support In every Instance, the leaflet
"In supporUng Mr. Hoover," It states
"Amorlcan workers will be voting for
one of their own kind."
The brochure further goes on to
show that Mr. Hoover's support of the
principle of collective bargaining Is
not mere theory. Prior to 19:2 the
workers In the steel Industry wore
working 12 hours a day. This conll
tlon Mr. Hoover deplored, as ho be
Uoved that a sbortor working dity
would not only be of untold benefit t-
the steel worker, but would result In
me long run In a greater output and j
better craftsmanship. 1
To this end, In 1922. he brought to- i
gether the steel manufacturers of !
America and Induced them to es'.ab- i
Itsh eight hours throughout the en:!re j
teel Industry. For thirty years organ
ised labor had been fighting to this !
end and the pamphlet Just Issued !
shows that Mr. Hoover's efforts ,vere I
successful In bringing to a close that j
long fight of the steel workers.
Mr. Hoover has always believed In !
collective bargaining and In addition I
he has constantly upheld the rights of 1
workers to select their own represent- t
atlves without Interference, Influence
or coercion from any source. He tins '
always opposed the seven day week, 1
once general In many Industries.
Is High Wags Advocate I
In 1920 he said: "In fixing hours of I
labor In Industrial establishments a( ;
a point consistent with the health of i
employees and with proper opportu- j
nlty for rest and recreation, there
should In all cases be provision for j
ene day's rest In seven." , i
"Mr. Hoover believes that the
road to prosperity la that which lends
to prosperity for the masses." the
pamphlet says. "While advocating
mass production and the use of lajor
saving machinery, he has earnestly
advocated that labor share In the In
creased production through higher
wages and the adoption of the best
conditions of employment In the
world. His record In the Department
of Commerce and his public utter
ances demonstrate the earnestness
and sincerity of his interest in the
workers of our country, who have al
ways looked upon him as a friend."
Digging Into the public utterances
of the Republican candidate for presl-.
dent, the pamphlet reveals thjit In his
dealing with the question of the re
striction of foreign Immigration, Mr.
Hoover believes that our first concern
Is to provide employment for our own
people and others already here before
we permit the admission of many from
other countries to compete with Amer
ican labor. At the same time, in bis
address of acceptance at Palo Alto,
Calif., in August, he promised to do
his utmost to amend the Immigration
laws to relieve unnecessary hardships
As a basis of protection for ths
American working man Mr. Hoover
believes firmly in the Protective
Tariff, the booklet reiterates in point
ing out the dangers of a change In
administration policies at the present
PRESENT COUNTY ltOADMASTEIt
Patt Anociate Member American Society Civil Engineers, Society
Military Engineers, Northwest Society Highway Engineers. j
The present law reads that ths County Surveypr shall sot mor4
menta o nail new roads, x
If the Jioadmaster Is not ths County Surveyor, also, a duplication
of work will tesult
Will If elected, furnish prlvnts surveys at cost, and deal with all
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LP. I W I I
Nov. 3 at iTL i i J
Leave Mupin morning of
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Returning November 3rd or 4th.
Any regular train. That tickets honored in coaches only. No $
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covering antir period of the exposition.
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Maupin, Oregon F. P. A., Band, Oregon
THE OVERLAND ROUTE
TURKEYS Yearold, 12 lb. up, No. 1 birda, live 28 30c
TURKEYS Year old, 12 lbs. up, No. 1 birda dad 38-40c
TURKEYS 192JJ hatch, 12 lb up, No. 1 birda, live 31-33e
CAPONS No. 1 birdi, 6 lb a. up, live 30-33e
HENS Heavy col. live 25-26c
HENS Medium, live 20o
SPRINGERS .'. 23c
LAMBS' Heavy , 14-18c
GEESE Young, live J. 21-22
DUCKS Young, Pakin, live 21-23c
LAMBS Fancy, light 20-22c
HOGS Top Blocker 13-14c
VEAL Fancy Top 18-19c
THE ABOVE IS THE TRFiNJ) OF THE MARKET
We want poultry of all kinda. Tlva price on turkeys will not ba any
higher this year than lait and a good chance of a lower market a
there are more birda. Ship mi your poultry.
Nelson Produce Co.
, WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANTS
151 Front Street Portland, Oregon.
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Republican Nominee ,or
Election November 0, 1928
Paid Adv. by Will L. Doud.