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About Cloverdale courier. (Cloverdale, Tillamook County, Or.) 190?-19?? | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1918)
Published Every Thursday
Frank Taylor, Editor and Publisher.
“ Entered as second-class matter, Nov
ember 13th, 1905 at the post office at Olo-
verdale, Tillamook County, Orejron^un
der Act of Congress, March 3rd. 1878.
Ii we could we would ‘ Keep the Home
It is all right to toot your own horn
hut blowing your head off is serious.
Report reaches us from Mexico that
Mexicans are raising less devilishment
and more wheat.
The girls of Oregon arc going to help
harvest the fruit. There will be more
peaches in the Oregon orchards than
An edict was proclaimed lately that 9
a. m. was the latest hour for sprinkling
lawns and irrigating gardens by city
water. Patrons have turned their at
tention to sprinkling the road and the
hot dust from the summer heat is no
The pledges made by the people and
placed on the War Saving Stamp cards
that they would save more during the
period of the war apparently had as
much effect on the people who blow
their money at the first opportunity as
an editorial published in the Cloverdale
DOESN'T GO FAR ENOUGH.
Provost Marshal General Crowder has
defined his “ work or fight’’ order and
holds that it affects men of draft age
only. This will be disappointing to the
There are so many idlers and loafers
distributed everywhere that it was hoped
the order would reach them. They are
willing to see others fight or work but
decline when it comes to themselves.
They prefer to live off the energy of
other people. It is these drones that
should be brought up with a round
Notice of Sale Under Foreclosure.
Notice is hereby given, that by virtue
of a judgment, decree and an order of
sale made and entered on the 6th day
of June, 1908, and by virtue of an ex
ecution issued under said judgment and
decree dated the 24th day of June, 1918,
in a certain cause pending in the Cir
cuit Court for Tillamook County, Ore
gon, wherein Mary E. Landiugham is
plaintiff and Ernest Edmunds and
Kathryn E. Edmunds are defendants,
which judgment, decree and execution
commanded met to sell the premises
hereinafter described,to satisfy said judg
ment and decree, 1, W. L. Campbell,
sheriff of Tillamook County, Oregon, on
Saturday, the 27th dav of July, 1918, at
10 o’clock a. m., before the Court House
door, in said County, will sell for cash
to the highest bidder, ail the right,
title and interest of said defendants in
and to the said ¡and and premises, more
particularly described as follows, towit :
Commencing at the Southwest corner
of the Northeast one quarter of Section
Twentv-five, Township Five South,
of Range Eleven West, of the Willam
ette .Meridian ; thence North along the
line of said one-quarter a distance ot
Forty rods; thenee East Forty-eight
Rods ; thence South Forty Rods to the
South line of said one quarter; thence
West Forty-eight Rods along said line
to the place of beginning »except two
acres, more or less, sold under contract
to one George Cozel) containing Ten
(10) acres, more or less.
Aiso, commencing at the Southwest
corner of the Northwest one quarter
of the Southeast one quarter of
Section Twenty-five 25 Township Five
(5; South, of Range Eleven (11) West,
of the Willamette Meridian ; thence
North Forty-six (46) Rods, along
quarter line; thence East Fourteen »14)
Rods; thence South Forty-six (46) Rods
to South line of said quarter; thence
West Fourteen (14) Rods along eaid
South line to place of beginning, con
taining Four (4) acres, more or less.
All in Tillamook Countv, Oregon.
W. L. Campbell,
Sheriff of Tillamook County, Oregon.
Dated June 24th, 1918.
Notice to Creditors,
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned has been by the County Court
of Tillamook County, Oregon, appointed
administratrix of the estate of James
Jefferson McGinnis, deceased, and that
she has qualified as such. All persons
having claims against said estate are re
quired to present the same to the un-
dersigned for allowance at Cloverdale, |
Oregon, within six months from the
Dated July lltb , 1918.
H. T. Bedts,
Attorney for Administratrix.
Notica of Sals of bonds.
Big Nestucca Drainage District offers
for sale 11,900.00 of its 6 per cent bonds.
Bi Is will be received up to July 15,1918.
at 10 o’clock a m. All bids should be
addreesed to H. T. Botts, Attorney for
the District. Tillamook, Oregon.
W. L. Hudson,
Secretary Big Neetucoa Drainage ,
Bids will be received up to July 20,
1918, for digging a well on the school i
gnmud at Med*. District No. 19. Well
must be completed by Septemdar 1.
1918. Specifications ran be seen at
home of clerk.
R. D. Dunn, Clerk, j
Dairy Ranch for 8ale.
160 acres on Tillamook river near
Tallow Fir Mill. 60 acres bottom land,
keej s 13 cows, 3 heifers, bull, horse. 8
hogs, which go with the place. Capac
ity can be doubled. Price 912,500. Must
change climate on account of wife s
Leaita. £. B, Garner, Hemlock.
Are the Packers
Plain Facts about the Meat Business
The Federal Trade Commiision in its recent re
only a fair return on this, and as has been
port on war profit«, stated that the five large
stated, the larger portion of the profit earned
meat packers have been profiteering and that
has been used to finance huge stocks of goods
they have a monopoly of the market.
and to provide additions and improvements
These conclusions, if fair and just, are matters
of serioua concern not only to those engaged in
made necessary by the enormous demands of
our army and navy and tbe Allies.
the meat packing business but to every other
citizen of our country.
If yon are a business man you will appreciate
The figures given on profits are misleading and
the significance of these fasts.
the statement that the packers have a monopoly
acquainted with business, talk this matter over
is unsuported by the facts.
with some business acquaintance—with your
mentioned in the report stand
ready to prove their profits reasonable
If you are un
banker, say—ask him to compare profits of the
packing industry with those of any other large
industry at the present time.
The meat business is one of the largest Ameri
Any citizen who would famil
iarize himself with its details must be prepared
No evidence is offered by the Federal Trade
Commission in support of the statement that
the large packers have a monopoly.
mission’s own report shows the large number
for large totals.
and importance of other packers.
The report slates that tba segregate profits of
four large packers were $140,000,000 for the
The packers mentioned in the statement stand
three war years.
ready to prove to any fair minded person that
they are in keen competition with etch other,
This sum is compared with $19,0X1,000 as the
annual profit for the three years before the war,
and that they have no power to manipulate
making it appear that the war profit was $121,-
000,000 greater than the pre war profit.
If this were not true they would sot dare to
make this positive statement.
This compares a three-year profit with a one*
year profit—a manifestly unfair method of com
Furthermore, government figures show that ths
It is not only misleading, but the
mentioned in the report
Federal Trade Commission apparently has made
account for culy about ene-tbird of the meat
a mistake in the figures themselves.
business of the country.
They wish it were possible to interest you in the
details of their business.
The aggregate three-year profit of $140,000,000
was earned on sales of over four and a half bill
It means about three cents on each
dollar of sales—or a mere fraction of a cent per
pound of product.
they can sell dressed beet for less than the cost
of the live animal, owing to utilization of by
products, and of the wonderful story of the
methods of distribution throughout this bread
land, as well as in other
Of bow, for instance,
C O U B tries.
The five packers mentioned feel justified in co
Packers’ profits are a negligible factor in prices
of live stock and meats.
No otoer large business
operating with each other to the extent of to
gether presenting this public statement.
is conducted upon such small margins of profit.
They have been able to do » b ig job for your
Furthermore—and this is very tmportact—only
a small portion of this profit has bean paid in
The balance has beed put back into
It had to be, an you realize
whan you consider the problems the packers
government in its time of need; they have met
all war time demands promptly and completely
and they are willing to trust their case to the
fairmiudednese of the American people with the
facts before them.
have had to solve— and solve quickly—during
these war years.
To conduct tbia business in war times, with tbe
necessity of paying two er three times tbs farmer
prices for livestock, has required tbe use of two
or three times tbe ordinary amount of work
Armour and Company
Cudahy Packing Co.
Morris & Company
Swift & Company
Wilson <5c Company