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THURSDAY, -NOV. 23, 1010.
TUB SPRINGFIELD NEWS
The Springfield News
. C. DIMM, WALTER R. DIMM
Editors and Publishers
published Every Monday and
RATES OP SUBSCRIPTION
Ono Year 1B?
Blx Months ... .75
Thrco months . . .60
Advertising rates furnished on application.
CAMP CREEK Ruby Crabtreo
MARCOLA Audrey Lewis
THURSTON, Mrs. Walter EdnilsUa
ALTERVILLE. Mallna Momb
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Gladys Leo
DONNA Charles Heck
COB.URQ Elsie Anderson
CED.AU FLAT Mrs. Anne Morse
Mrs. Clara Chllds
Majnfeer ef the Willamette Valley
THURSDAY, NOV. 23, 1916.
At regular intervals of time
mail sacks of catalogues from
New York, Chicago, Seattle and
jPortland Wholesale and retail
houses come to the Springfield
post office and are distributed
to the homes of this community.
The number of catalogues and
circulars does not have a tend
ency to decrease but is always
on the increase.
It must pay these mercantile
concerns to send out price lists :
to advertise their wares or they j
would not send them out year j
ri TViov must llP fret- I
U11C.L .iaj o-- (
ting more business from tne
people of Springfield or they
would not send more and larger
catalogues 'as the months go
Why do people look through
a catalogue and select merchan
dise from illustrations and des
criptions and pay a little lower
price than they think they can
get the same goods at home and
then pay an express or par
cels post bill that makes the
transaction more expensive than
to buy at home? Why do col
ored illustrations from a city
Btore advertising goods at $1.9S
or $1.49 attract some people
more than the real thing in the
home merchant's store at the
Perhaps if the home merchant
would take the same pains to
let his customers and especial
ly those who live in the com
munity that are not his cus
omers to tell them what he has
to sell he would get results just j
as the catalogue house gets re- j
suits. Of course the local mer-!
chants cannot afford to publish
voluminous catalogues but he ca
in proportion to the amount of
business he does.
Some mail order house cus
tomers justify their support on
the fact that they have a larger
assortment to choose from out
of the catalogue than the local
merchant has in stock. That)
may be true but if every one
bought a part of their goods
from the mail order house in
preference to the home merch
ant how could the home merch
ant afford to carry a Jarge stock
if he had no customers. A
business increases with increas
ed patronage. If you want the
merchant's business to increase
drop your catalogue buying and
tell your merchant what you
would like him to carry in
Advertising gets the business
If the home merchant carries
just as good wares at just as
reasonable prices as the cata
logue house and does not let
the public know about it he
should forfeit his trade to the
catalogue house that does tell
the? buyer what It has to sell.
, THE TARIFF COMMISSION
It is expected that the President will
soon appoint the members of the new
Tariff Commission, If it be true, as
reported, that Professor- Taussig of
Harvard has declined to, be its Chair
AAB, tbia I to be regretted. The offer
f ihn nlnco to lilm was ovUlenco of
tho President's purposo to raako a
commission that would command res
pect throughout tho country. Wo arc
confident that tho Commissioners, not
more than three of whom nro to be of
ono and tho samo political party, will
ho solected with great cam Amon
them there should be students of tho
principles and" history of tariff taxa
tion, and others familiar with tho prac
tical operation of tariff laws. Whllo
tho chief duty of tho Commission, as
hown bv the statute, will bo to gather
Information In a wide Hold, rather thau
to suggest legislation, yet Its reports,
nnrt osheclally those which may lie
made In responso to requests from tho
President or tho committees oi con
gress, will have tho forco of recom
mendations. Undoubtedly It will begin Its work
without delay. Probably thero will bo
found no Tacts to support a demand
for general revision of our tariff so
long as tho war shall continue, al
though changes In a few Items may
be required. This country Is Inter
ested now In exports rather than In
imports. Rut thero should be prep
aration for what will take place after
tho war. Conditions at that time
cannot be forseen with certainty, in
dustrial recovery In the exhausted
nations wlll.be slow. The allies will
strive to promoto It by protective leg
islation and agreements. Probably
wages and the cost of production will
be high, and thero may bo heavy In-tni-nni
tnvpa on finished goods. Rev
enue from duties on imports may be
sought It is now predicted that
Great Drttaln will resort to protcc:
Ivo tariff rates, but that Is doubtful.
In the legislation and International
agreements thero may bo discrimina
tion and preferences to which our
country might reasonably object.
While the Commission will not find it
necessary to suggest tho erection of
new tariff barriers against a "flood"
pt Imports. It will be busily engaged
In a thorough Inquiry as to tue cnar
acter and effect of European tariff
legislation and compacts after tho
declaration of peace. It may suggest
the new commercial treaties whlcn
vlll be needed, and possibly the adop
tion of maximum and minimum rates
in a revision of our tariff laws. There
Is much that it can and will do be
fore the end of the war, but Its most
Important work will be taken up
afterward. New York Times.
. INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT
BY MARY HARDING
The State Industrial Accident Com
mission was created in 1913. It con-
r i . . I Amm loaf fnfia th t OTA
appointed by the governor. Its dut-1 (ft
ies are to administer and enforce
the provisions of the Workmen's
The compensation law provides for
an industrial accident fund from which
money is drawn for the benefit of in
jured workmen. All employers who
do not serve a written notice of re
jection are subject to the provisions
of this act. The employer pays a
percentage or his pay-roll, dependent
upon the hazard of his business, The
workman contilbutes one, cent for
each day or' part of day that he is
employed; while the state gives one
seventh of the total payments of em
ployers and employees.
From the industrial accident fund
the commission pays out injured work
men and those dependent on them.
Where death results from a work
man's injury ?30 per month is al
lowed for the widow or widower until
re-marriage and 6 per month for
each child until It reaches tho age
of 16 years. The total allowance
cannot exceed $50 for one month
Aside from this allowance the funer-!
al expenses are paid, not to exceed
$100 in any case. When an unmar
ried workman receives permanent to
tal disability he Is allowed $30 per '
If he is married he receives
(THIS MH M TO TRY TWO OMNHfct 7IMS9 B E fORC Mt J
V TO TAKK A. SMM.U KWOVIUM CMCWj
t THE OCST TOBACCO
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SMALL CHtW MAKES flOOPj
'irOUMO IT OUT TWO
Lviahi AQOiDUT you
1 I THINK. OF AVI 1
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YOU probably realize the change that two years have
made among tobacco users. Hundreds of W-B CU 1
users watted months before they were willing to try if.
Changing from one old kind of tobacco to another never
seemed to improve matters. But common sense was
bound to win. Rich tobacco, shredded, lightly salted
no excel (TTcetenlni that's at far at tobacco latiifactloa can o, and
what bit difference it makeil
lr WETMAN-BRUTOH COMPANY. 59 Urfw Ssir. Ww Yarfc City
Bank Statement No. 894 1
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
Through Sleeping Cars PORTLAND to Chicago.
Kansas City, Omaha, Denver and Intermediate
points. Dining Car Service socond-to nono. The
Route Is via tho famous Columbia River The
"Old Oreoon" and "Pioneer" Tralla wonderful
in scenic and historic Intorost. Automatic Slg
nals guarding the cntlro main line, and 1,140
miles of double-track are guarantees of the high
standard the Union Pacific sets.
UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM
JOINS WEST AND EAST WITH A BOULEVARD OF STEEL.
Tickets, reservations and travel service to suit your needs upon
CITY TICKET OFFICE, Washington at Third
Wm. McMURRAY, General Passenger Agent, Portland
Report of Iho condition or tho Flint
National Unnk of Sprlngllold, In the Slate
of Oregon, at tho close of business Nov.17,
1010, condensed from tho report to the
Comptroller of tho Currency:
Lonns and Discounts $131,404.00
U. S. and other Bonds and
Hanking houso, real cBtato,
furnlturo and fixtures ....20,733.00
Cash and duo from banks :.44J,732.r4
Capital Stock $25,000.00
Surplus and Profits 4,543.48
Pull statoment will appear In next Issue.
BANK WITH US
HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SHIPMENT OF
MEN'S BEST OVERALLS.
ALL SIZES, $1.25 PER PAIR
Get your winter underwear here. Our flannel
shirts and overcoats are best for the price.
C. E. SALES TOGGERY
A Square Deal in Groceries
Tho square deal pays "You know IL" You"ll
get it from us wo know It, and you'll know It to, if
you buy your groceries from us. Wo don't expect
to Buccecd by charging high prices for poor groceries,
but know we can succeed by selling tho best for a fair
and honest prlco. Anybody can Bay this Wo can
prove it- If you doubt It, come in if you believe it
come in If you know it, come in.
The Fifth Street Grocery
THOS. SIKES, Prop.
Keep Warm! Keep Dry!
Our Mackinaws are the newest styles and are made
of the best wool. Come In and select yburs while
the stock is large.
You will keep dry when it rains if you wear our
water proof shirts and slickers.
SPECIAL FOR BASKETBALL PLAYERS
mite soled, high top athletic shoes at the old price
while they last, Men's sizes $1.00; Ladies sizes $.90.
WOLF & MILLER
Water proof your shoes with "Miller's Shoe Grease."
f 35 per month, and If he has children Clj for 8tock companies to have
he receives C extra for each one un- i,an,ued the Insurance subject to tho
der 16 years of age. In case of tern-; Oregon act. This makes a saving
porary total disability, the workman of $351,522.44 in favor of "the Oregon
receives the same compensation as meth0l of compensation.
does the permanently disabled per-! .
son, increased 50 per cent for the first prce 0f Milk Rising
six months. When an injury results , The milk dealers of Eugene are
In permanent partial disability, the 1 giving notice through the press that
workman receives fZS per month for
specified periods not to exceed 9G
The Oregon method of compensa
ting Injured workmen Is a great deal
more economic than any other Insur
ance methods. In 1914 tho total
number of firms subject to tho act
Tho commission invests tho, funds
that are sot asldo for monthly, pay
ments in bonds bringing interest at
the rate of C per cent. The unseg
regated funds are also Invested in
bonds at the samo rate. This in
sures the deferred monthly payments
and relieves the employer's risk In
compensating his ' Injured ' workman.'
In 1914 tho total benefits arid kv$4&Q
amounted to $419,728.51.
771,t5.5 would have been requir-
on and after December 1, 1916, tho
price of milk will bo nlno cents a
quart and five cents a pint. Eugene
Owing to trie high cost of feed Ilrook
Farm Dairy will charge the same
price from same date.
GEO, A, DORMS.
W- F WALKER
Qfflce Phone 02; Residence 67-J
West Main St.
Dr. ADALINE KEENEY FERRIS
rtomeo'patfijc physician, and Surgeon
' Office, 'Baptist Parsonago
Corner Second and C Streets
HOURS: TO 1SL PHONE 40
D. W. ROOF, JEWELER
SPRINGFIELD, . OREGON
FINE WATCH REPAIRING
m Beat it
Keeps out all the wet
are AJarAed thus fJsiiva
A.J. TOWER CO. BOSTON
Why not save and deposit In our Savings Department
one-twelfth of your total taxes each month? By so dis
tributing the tax burden over tho entire year, It will not
seem so heavy.
4 per coat on savings.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK, EUGENE, OREGON.
Note the Contrast
We are modern and up-to-date
in our methods and ma
chinery. The old way was good
enough in its day, but it is
now out of date.
We aim to give your Print
ing the same up-to-dateness
that marks the difference be
tween "The New Way" and
"The Old Way."
This change in character will make it a
'source of profit instead of a bill of expense.
We solicit a trial order.
The Springfield News