■ ave beef trust at home Price, pound. Cut— I.otn i Rib Chuck ; Round BLES PLAINLY SHOW WHERE THE I ?u»t iShank I Hate PROFITS ARE. IO is 15 10 14, "5 ’ .Ou <7 .07 I Flauk I Value 017.17 7 b> 14.11 >5.24 80 .4 a WASHINGTON OBJECT SHEEPMEN Are Agitosi the Tax La* W. E. HUSTON Eoacted b) Dealer in Ibe Oregon Legislature 4. *2 1 58 Groceries, Provisions Total A meeting of the sheepmen of tal.46 The retailer, therefore, gets i southeastern Washington was held «61 46 for the meat from a 1000- in the otlices of Attorney H, C. pound beef, for which he pays the Bryson, in this city yesterday, says packer «38.43, giving him a profit the Walia Walla Union. The ob :: Juhiisluu McCulley ¡u Sunday Oregonian.) :: ot «23 03 on the beef, or about 60 ject of the meeting was to consider HE ALSO HAS A LINE OF i Portland need not take a back per cent. But, whereas the packer ways and means for contesting the I am prepared to furnish my customers with the usual :: 9* ’ for any city in the East, even gets hie profit of 25 per cent from validity of the law enacted by the high class goods and invite the public to call when desiting •• | the beef within a few days and Oregon legislature, making a graz III the matter of a %beef trust. a|i0W8 it to raultiply through uge of ing tax of 20 cents per head on hile a Federal grand jury in the the money so that it nets a profit of sheep and goat>, and fifty cents I st is investigating the methods 1 nearly 100 per cent at the end of per head on cattle, horses and / (iuarantee llie Hoods and Prices I the beef trust, Portland people ( the year, the retailer loses a large mules, effective. The law provedes Solid (¡old W atches, Fancy Clocks, Jewelry of all kinds, part of his profit in the wages of an additional charge of five cents e paying prices to retail butchers Silverware, Ebony ware, Cut (¡lass, llandpainted China at CHILDREN'S CLOTHINC. employes, the waste in cutting, per heal for sheep and goats and Cost. Take a peep at my windows. at reveal a trust in this city, a running expenses of his establish ten cents per head tor horses, cat fill kinds of Fresh Vegetables in Season, □st within a trust, a trust that ment and other expenses. Where tle and mules for each additional G-errxToexling'. nibines the branch houses of the as, the net profit on a beef is 25 county passed through, in addition at trust and the independents percent to the packer, the profit of to the first. The effect on the who exis in Portland. 60 per cent quoted as that of the sheepmen of this section is a Figures do not lie, and figures Durkheimer Building. Main Street. dealer is not net profit, and when twent-five cent per head tax, their tow that packers and wholesalers »WAW.SWA expenses are deducted, allowing sheep going into Union and Uma in Portland make a princely profit, for shrinkage in cold storage and tilla counties. th;it th« prices of beef to retailers waste in addition to expenses, the A committee composed of W. Pi i« uniform among the several retailer’s profit drops down to about Reser, H. C. Bryson and S. V. wholesalers, which means that 40 per cent and in some cases less Davin was empowered to pursue there is an understanding. Re than this. The retailers therefore whatever course their good judg R. R. SITZ, Lawen, Oregon tailers cha<ge consumers according are not getting rich, and they are ment directed, lending to contest ly, and when the consumer objects compelled to ask from the consum the legality of the enactment. th e retailer tells him that the pack er the prices they do in order to Many of the sheepmen express ers are to blame; in turn the pack run their business without loss. i * 7 the opinion that if the law is up ... Represents the.... X ers say the railroads, the stock- Bulls readv for service, ' the “ get of £ That there is an understanding held they will have to retire from •J yards management and the growers among the packers is not denied. the business. An additional item Home Insurance Co., of New York, v are the cause of the trouble. The Retailers states that the same of expense of 25 cents per bead Liverpool, London & Globe, oK flgti res simmered down, show that prices are asked by the several makes sheep grazing prohibitive. Certified copy of pedigree the grower makes little or no profit, wholesale concerns, that the same It is probable that the sheepmen Fir« Assurance Co., Philadelphia. v the railroad transports stock rason- conditions are imposed by all. The who met today own 250,000 head given with each purchase. OFFICE WITH BKIOS & BIOUS. Hu n., Oregon. X ably. the stockyards merely exist, packers pay on an average 4 cents of sheep, and the tax is enormous Corner South ot Lunaburg & Dalton's. Q, the retailer gets no more than an 4 pound on the hoof, giving the under the new law. average profit and hardly enough grower little room for profit. They The committee appointee) were te live. The figures also show refuse to pay more and the grower vested with absolute authority to that in the evolution of a beef from must either sell for that figure or direct a defense to the collection grower to consumer a large profit not at all. The cost of transporta and it is believed a federal case liouBTOM N apton . is made. Since this profit does not tion to Portland and the charges of will result,if any jurisdiction facts go to the grower, the railroad or the the yards amounts to an average of can be had SUCvESSORSiTO.TUPKER & WILSON retailer, it follows that it must en $3 a head. The retailer pays his rich the coffers of the packers. $7 25 a hundred and must ask of Deserved Popularity. Blacksmithing and ■ Manager O’Shra, of the Union the consumer the prices he does in Jfe at Company, stated yesterday order to live. To cure constipation and Liver Horseshoeing that there were about 25.090 beeves ’1 he 1000-pound beef costs the troubles by gently moving the bow Real Estate. Mmes and Mining. slaughtered an<l sold to retailers in packer, plus expenses, about $45.95; els and acting as a tonic to the liv Portland during the year 1904. he sells the meat for $38.43 and the er, take Little Early Risers. These Tic average weight of local beef ie remainder of the beef for $17.529. Famous Little Pills are mild, plea ALL WORK GUAR bet ween ltXXt anil 1400 pounds. | He gets for the beef, after expenses sant ami harmless, but effective I’ avcttb , I daho . Mr O’Shea states that a 1000 have been extracted, the sum of and sure. Their universal use for ANTEED. pound l>eef will drees on an average : $55.954. His profit, in the light of many years is a strong guarantee the year around about 53 per Cent. I the fact that it is turned over every of their popularity and usefulness. Burns, Oregon This means 430 pounds of clear two weeks, is therefore enormous, Sold by Burns Druggists. meat. Prime beef was selling vee- and his contention that the small terday, according to the statement dealer , gets 100 per cent profit and Heating stoves at Voegtly’s. of Mr O’Shea, at $6 75 per hun is responsible for the high prices to Voegtly for heating stoves. dred. According to the statement the consumer is without founda Job printing—The Times-Herald of Thomas Duffy, one of the more tion. prominent retailers, it was selling i Here is where the buyer gets off AHERICAN PLAN • t $7 25. Patents receive every attention when placed He is compelled to pay the small ONTARIO, OREGON. Taking $7 25 as the base of sta profit of the grower, the grasping under our care. Good comfortable rt tuns. tistics, and following out the state profit of the truBtand the addition ment of Mr. O’Seea that beef dress al small profit of the retailer. The Surgical and medi al cases.'.Terms leasonable es an average of 53 per cent, the retailer, in an effort to make a little Rates $a. go and $2 50 per day. S'TlREf, to VO\J packer in Portland gets for his money, doeenot forget to weigh the Pleasant Quarters provided for 10<n>-pound carcass $38.425. This, bone and cut it out afterward, to of course is for the clear meat. Obstetrical Cases. weigh the mutton hoof and cut it This modern new hotel was only recently opened to the ■ Added to this is the sum the , off at a later time. He explains, We have just received our consign public. 1 Lirney County people will be always welcome EXPERIENCED NURSES IN ATTBNDHNCH packer gets for other portions of | however, that this he must do in ment of California Sweet Pea Seeds and courteously cared for. A first < lass bar in connection. from the beef, for not an atom of the order to meet the demands of the I lias. E. McPhfcetens, Propt. beef is lost. The following table packer and wholesaler. The pack LIV RY BARN IN CONNECTION ■hows the value of the beef of 1000 er is holding him up. Not content » i the California Pcriiiruer Burns, Orego, . pounds aside from clear meat: Come in and get a package while with doing this, the packer is also they last. There is i. »thing to buy I .16250 Tongue meat. io... .12006 Sweetbread«. I foot oil holding up the’ grower. He holds —they are distr? ute.l frt e .0400". Tripe........... We offer handsome prizes for the loot .0071M Tails.. up the railroads in most instances, firrt blossom gro-vn f.-mu thins*-. J .08740 Brain, kuhs also for the 1 arg • 1 ;ti< t biou. l.t 01200 Tongue JYV8. and indirectly holds up the public. .U25HU < aaiugs........... inuckk'8 into our store txi;r • Ji y b"). |« ,>; ' I .06860 The sum of money he demands for also for the bou.-, ’■ -a f- I J 'O'--' . 5U0U0 Total........... largest variety of . ■ ' » .61600 Hide 1 adder profits must come from some quar Nt.w the t i.; t th u r..70«i» .08620 Fat«................. ; leart 2. -XXMJO ter and it comes from the consum .08800 Offal iver Sec the pi izc* iu our w.uuuw. 5AM BAILEY. Proprietor. .13200* beeknicat »17 '>«5 er. .04780 (.rand total Feasand ^3 II. JI. HORTON, HORTON A SAYER,’Propts. .006601 Ox lips The consumer pays on an aver fine Wipes. liquors and Cigars i! The packer, then, gets for the t age 13.8 cents a pound for his beef. I The City Drug Store clear meat at the rate of $<.25 the The retailer gets an average profit ; J Aqppts for Maryland Club Whisky. sum ef $38.425, and to this he adds of 4.14 cents a pound, and the what he gets from other sources, packer makes a profit of 3.45 cents CLUB ROOM? IN CONNECTION EVERYTHING Fh5T CLASS •h< <wn in the total aboye, $17 529. a pound. But it is a fact that the I' Courteous ard oblimi Mixologists making a grand total for the car- packer turns his profit over every Incase of $55 951. two weeks and allows the money to Nearest Sawmill to Burns. Cood Road. I The packr ie compelled to pay compound that forces the consumer ■ for the beef on the hoof an average to pay. By doing this the packer Lumber Yard in Burns. ■ price of 4 cents a pound. $4 a hun- makes nearly 100 per cent profit in Bdred and $40 for the beef. The the year. By selling the clear H average charge of railroad trans- meat to the retailer so that he ■ porlatior. and stockyards feesis $3. would make an average profit of I It costs on an average 50 cents to 4 per cent on each beef, the packer LEWIS & McGEE, Propts I kill the beef, making the beef ac- could still multiply his profits and I tually cost «43.50, and giving the H. E. THOMPSON, Propt. I New and Elegant Livery Turnouts Complete. Fresh l earns make bis annual profits foot up to I packer a profit of «12.454 on each more than 25 p-r cent, giving a Stock und poultry hare few Reasonable Rates, flood Clean Meals, Comfortable Horses boarded by the day, week or trouble which are p.t bowel and I beef. Allowing the sum ot $2 4o| good percentage on the investment. liver irregular < Black- month. S|iecial care given all stock Rooms, Courteous 'I'reatn.ent. I for plant expenses, which is a very Draught Stock ai. Poultry Yedi- The following table shows what cine It a bowel I liver remedy I liberal estimate by the head, it the 1000-pound beef costs each Special accommodations for Commercial Men for stock It pn‘ th*» organa of I brings the packer's net profit to $10. 1 party to the transaction, what he digestion in a p»*r. t c- ;.«Ltion Prominent America r*-eder-and Cor. First and B Sts., Burns. Oregon. I This gives the packer a clear profit receives for it before the deduction farmer« k**ep their h i•* and rt- a It 8 | of 25 |e-r cent, the profit accrues of operating expenses, what hie healthy Lv ¡riving -• nt an •ional do* of ?• Draught 3todi I every two weeks, the money is gruss profit is, and the amount of their and Poultry 'Ine a I turned over a number of times the net profit: food. Any rtuck rai 25-cent half i ;» - Your Patrone e Solicited, Net profit I \ <rly and the compound profit« jf th;« me . •• ‘ • ■r^- eati • 4 ■ profit. mittd. and ke*p hi« «tor fr tn each beef will aggregate in R««i re» *'oOt -1 I Ketal 1er » I » «¿S<« I health fur w«*k« '1 ti.e neighborhood of $43 in the Packer . M.IM «• 7 ally keep Bi* !»r ♦MO Grower THÈ IF-TO-I)ATE PHOTOTRtPHEH. 'k' f y Poultry M» ;>- ir giving the packer more than K«.lroadt rerde ! itw fnr . operating ripe » I not. ten 1 2T> «1 * < onffumer !'•' per cent profit. can to tlw* Chattar M •d < 1 Al! the latest style« and improved photogiaphy In Now for the small dealer He tano4?a. reaa. u«c to be had. Profile Par els, Artist’s Proof ind Joseph Combe, the well known p iv« for the clear meat of a 1UGO- Manufacturer« ;<r»<l dealer« in P<>«< »lain prev»»» Photos finished hi up-to-datr ; tuioi le-ef, which gives 530 pounds Grant county cattle buyer, ie buy ftocwatxir O* Ja. Blaelr«!/** »<ht . ”7 clear meat. «.>8.415 The fol- < ing steers in this section He is style up'»« appb< atiort. All sizes Irom the smallest <>•» Modir.ne lathe • ’ !«*•< t- offering IH for yearlings. «19 for roefc ww looking ad • • ■ wing tabla shows what the re- kxket pictart up t< in M x i<> finished in Ari«to ■M the nsed n* aad oow th*y ara Bridle», Spur«. Whip«. Kobe«: Rope«. I u. tui-r gets on an average for the two-year-olds and 123 for three- gitine ao TWy ara »> k-a, » Platino or on any of the Amern«« papers oar «»a.* kb»» If your Mix k an- tiling in any way come anil get worn,- ■ t cuts, and what the 530 year-old This ie an advace of a p runerow Gallar) oppo«lle.Hr»t >atiora! Bank ■ -I urns, Oregon. Security Stork Krmedirr; trail cure, liniments, bli.trr., p un<i« of clear meat front the 1O«>-1 about «3 per head over the prices i I Tfc a «. tirât ; i. ; ; *. «-«. paid last year —Spray Courier etc. A «j poultry food. Address, Burnt, Oic^ :i. pound beef nets hint: lo Sell al Coablao'e Flfore. Retailer Make* » Fair Proiil, and WboleMler» Big does. Tropical ?nd Domestic Fruits when in Season wer forced LOOK CENTS FURNISHINGS Hats, Shirts, Clothing, Underwear—Get Prices I ANYTHING in my line . GIVE HIM A CALL. ■ BILLS FOR SALE Breeder of Pure Bates Short Horn Cattle. ? S M. L. LEWIS—— FIRE INSURANCE. Waterloo Prince I 74,1 84 WILSON & ASHTON, Napton Wagon Work. THE CARTER HOUSE Fire-Proof, Modern, Elegant All Outside Rooms— Near Depot RIEGER : F, I li i THE hotel burns bar a ds c BLACK - DRAUGHT STOCK and POULTRY MEDICINE BURNS MILLING CO. Rough and Dressed Lumber, Rustic, Flooring, Moulding, Finishing Lumber. ! ! : The White Front Livery Stable THE URNS HOTEL Special Accommodations Traveling Men. for the FIKST I LASS IN EVERY I’ARTH ULAR JOHN McHULLEN, ml drat HOPKINS <fc GARRETT, SADDLES and HARNESS.