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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 25, 1917)
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THURSDAY. JANUARY 25, 1917.
THE PRIMARY LAW.
One of the questions being asked by
some of the people is whether the pres
ent legislature will do anything to the
present primary law before it adjourns.
If any law on the books needs an allo
pathic dose of ideas it is the primary
It ought to be fixed up so that the
Democrats cannot tro to the polls on
prim ary day u nil make the nominations
of the Republicans, and so the Repub
licans can not have a hand in the nomi
nation of Democratic candidates as at
If there are to he partisan elections,
there should be partisan primaries.
Non-partisan primaries and partisan
elections are a combination that brings
ridicule upon the election law.
"COME RIGHT IN AND SIT DOWN.”
We have inaugurated a Spring Clearance Sale that for
money-saving opportunities has never been surpassed by any
sale ever held in the county.
We will feature Woolen Goods in this Sale, but the
greatest and most important feature of the sale is the sub
stantial money-saving to you.
Ladies’ and Rents’ Wool Underwear
Ladies’ and Rents’ Wool Sweaters
There is a new head to the Standard
Oil. He is Alfred C. Bedford.
As the new executive Mr. Bedford has
introduced some new policies. That was
expected on the theory of tlie new
broom, but the nature of some of them
was not expected. The Standard Oil
corporation has been especially secre
tive. This ha's been notoriously true
with relation to publicity. Imagine, railroads and their employes and to this make the public secure in this respect.
then, the surprise of a reporter for a end are preparing for legislation in A* Governor Withvcombe of Oregon
New York paper who, with Buttering tended to prevent railroad strikes until well said : "The railroads are the prop
m atters in dispute have been given a erty of the stockholders hut railway
heart and trembling limbs, the other fair
public investigation. The National service is the property of the people.”
day rapped at the door of President
put out a ballot to ail its
Bedford. "Come right in and sit down,” members has
an expression on
WOODS IT EM S.
was the greeting. The newspaperman
the proposition of public investigation
before a striae; and also th at on all W atch for the dedication announce
But he was due for a greater surprise. arbitration
hoards and committees the ment of the Bethel Mission at Woods
President Bedford began to talk about 1 railroads and
shall have next w e e k .
the Standard Oil's business and he went an equal number the ot employes
on to say that there would be no secrecy that the public—having greater Inter
Rev J. A. McVeigh, of Cloverdale,
and that “ there w ill be a square deal for ests than either — shall have greater made
us a visit last week and took in all :
the people and for the company.” The ! representation than either.
reporter was given an interview and the If the membership votes to approve
readers were furnished a clearer insight an effort will be made to procure the : Our weekly Bible study la-t week held W . A. WI LLI AMS
into Standard Oil affairs than any riuiri- | introduction and passage of a hill by | at Barney Knohlocti's was unusually
ber of official inquiries might have pro Congress emb'slyiug these provisions. I well attended.
Montgomery and Northrup will la*
The “come right in and sit down"
that railroad strikes are unwar unable to hold their regular service at
spirit is only another indication of a effect
and intolerable, that the public llebo next Sunday evening on account FRANK TAYLOR,
new dav in the relationship of corpora is ranted
the greatest eufFecer, and for of the extra work here on the Bethel
tions and the public —Boise. Idaho, this always
reason the public is well within it* , Mission building.
rights in exercising effective restrain t
Card of Thanks.
against such disasters.
PROPERTY OF THE PEOPLE.
We wish to extend to our many
public Las no desire to be unfair friends
ami neighbor* our sincere
The National Chamber of Commerce, to The
repre«e»tirg the business interests of ' the public, in justice to itself, will insist thanks for their acts of kindness during
the United States, has apparently made o n the settlem ent o f disputes without our late bereavement and for the beau Plasker Bros, for all kinds of »lunnb-
mg, bath room outfits and fixtures. Til
up its mind that the rights of the gen interruption o f the service, even to the tiful flowers.
Mr. and Mrs. K. K l.ightfoot. llebo. i
eral public ate paramount to tho-e of .extent of enacting legislation that will
Cloverdale Mercantile Co.