Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, January 14, 1916, Image 4

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    Editorial Page of "The Capital Journal"
FKIDAY KVEXlXd,
.lllUlllllV 11. 1DH1.
C'HARIiKS H. FISHER,
Editor and Manager.
PUBLISHED T.VKIiY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY, SALEM, OREGON, BY
Capital Journal Ptg. Co., Inc.
L. B. BARNES,
President
CHAS. H. FISHER,
Viio-l'rt'sidont
DORA C. ANDRESEN,
Hoc. and Trons.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES
Daily by carrier, per year $3.00 TiT month.
Daily by nmil, per year 3.00 l'er month.
.45c
.35c
FULL LEASED. WIRE TELEGRAPH REPORT
EASTERN REPRESENTATIVES
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Ward-Lewii-Williams Special Agency Harry R. I'isher Co,
Tribune Building 30 N. Dearborn St.
The Capital Journal carrier boys nro instructed to put the papers on the
porch. It' the carrier does not do this, misses you, or neglects getting the
paper to-you on time, kindly phono the circulation manager, as this is the only
way we can determine whether or not the carriers are following iustructions.
Phone Main SI.
REGARDING NEWSPAPERS
The people of Albany seem to be demanding better
newspapers, which is a good and wholesome sign of that
community's life and spirit. Good newspapers make good
towns because they have large subscription lists and in
turn interest their subscribers in the town and its busi
ness interests, and afford a medium for carrying their
business talks to the people of the surrounding country.
The Capital Journal has frequently called attention to
this fact and it cannot be too strongly impressed upon a
community, because the people cannot expect to have
good newspapers unless they patronize "them. The
Capital Journal has 4200 subscribers, or 21,000 regular
readers daily, showing that the people of the Salem
territory want a newspaper and are eager to do their
share to make it stronger and better, but not all the
businessmen appreciate the value of such an excellent
vehicle for advertising their business before its big family
of readers. And this is a condition that obtains in many
communities and the mail order houses and city depart
ment stores are taking advantage of it to their great
profit.
But here is how the Albany Herald replies to the de
mand for a better newspaper and it tells some facts
which it is well that every community should know. It
requires money and a great deal of.it to run a newspaper
that really gives the news, and some- persons who com
plain loudest about their home papers pay least toward
supporting them. The Herald says, after showing that
it would require revenues of at least $n0,000 a year to
print a newspaper in that city which would meet the ex
pressed requirements of the people:
"No one will deny that the people as renders should ho bolter off if they
spool iHB.lMHI for n good newspaper nnnunlly. It takes only 4,2t5 subscribers
ut :i.5() each year to make the 15,0(10. To secure that number of subscribers
ut that rate it is only necessary to make a right good paper. People in this
coininunitv are now paying at leant $15,0(10 annually to outside papers because
the local 'papers do not' satisfy them. The payrolls used in manufacturing the
outside papers bought in this community are not helping the community very
much . It would be better to have the payrolls required to print papers for
the community here in Albany. The greater pnrt of the expense of publishing
a newspaper is the item of labor. Where money is paid tor labor it soon
reaches the other businesses of the community.
" At least 500,000 is being sent from this community annually for mer
chandise Hint should be handled in Albany stores. If by properly using n good
newspaper three-fifths of this nmount were brought to Albany the entire com
munity should be greatly benefited. To bring ;:00,000 more business to our
flores is only a matter of the employment of vigorous, intelligent business
methods. Aibnny is now doing n business of more than 700,000 annually,
mid to ncbl :U0,000 would bring it to more than a million. The Advertisers
could spend two per cent of the total business with one newspaper, giving the
paper !!O.OOn, und benefit themselves greatly and benefit the community in
general. The payroll of the pnper would benefit the. community. At least 25
per cent of the :i00,000 would stny inthe community, Thn additional business
would make it possible for the business man to reduce tho cost of each dol
lar 'h worth of business done by at least 10 per cent. In the case of the mer
chant he could sell goods to the people lit least 10 per cent cheaper. The buyers
would ne 10 per cent nm! after the advertising hill has been paid the mer
chant would have a profit on almost 50 per cent more sales. No one litis felt
(lie weight of Intelligent udvertising. Then we must conclude that the news
paper is n barometer to the Intelligence of the business men of (he community.
As Hie business men develop In modem methods of doing hiiMiics Albany can
have n -heller newspaper."
THE PROBLEM OF HIGH TAXES
St. Paul, Minn., .Ian. 15.
Although Mike liihhons, claim
ant of tho world's middle-,
weight championship, likes to
hunt, he is such a inisprnble
hunter that his brother Tom
my won't let him do it. "The
last hunt they were on Mike
mistook Tommy's dog Spot for
a rabbit ami gave him both
barrels of his shotgun. He
missed.
FRUITLAND NEWS
The rapid increase in the tax rate in Oregon is one of
the really live issues before the people. Too many of
ficials for the enforcement of experimental laws, too
many fads enacted into law, and a general disregard for
economy in public txpenditures are the causes which have
no doubt brought about this condition, but the remedy,
if there be any, is not apparent, because we are only con
stantly going from bad to worse with each attempt of
the biennial legislative session to give relief. Still not
all the blame rests with the state government since many
county officials throughout the state are lax in guarding
expenditures, and the public schools are demanding and
receiving more each year for their maintainance. As a
matter of fact there may be no available remedy for high
taxes but it is worth discussing and thinking about,
anyway.
Benton county affords a fair example of the increase
of taxation, if we may take the following from the Ben
ton County Courier as a statement of fact and no doubt
I it is the editor also in a general way only suggesting a x
, remedy; that is he seems to emphasize the fact that the
way to economize is to economize:
"In 190:5 Benton county taxes aggregated $4:1,000.
"In 1914 they had jumped to $:501,000, an increase of
seven hundred per cent.
"This condition can't continue and Benton continue
, to be a Blue Ribbon county.
"It will soon bring about a condition where every
body is a seller and nobody a buyer a condition that will
cut values in half and demoralize real estate.
"Nearly every county in Oregon is facing this condi
tion. There are few that will show Benton's enormous
increase, but all show far too great increases.
"There is one safe thing to do, reduce these taxes to
the size of Benton county, get back to the wheelbarrow
pace until we get to automobile size.
"Mon wrYtn hnira onnnrl knoJnacn liJmint, V,5b the reader ill a recent Capital Journal
aTXll tT IIU UClVC OOU11U UUOlXlOO UUL1UU11 ICail&C lllid, l,,,.l Knltn.. l,,i,,f ,,, tl.n .,..,. nl .. 1
and if those men will get in and help taxation can be cut!L it is entitled "a soui satisfying
iiM-uvL-r.y. iny euiior ineieill dis
plays a fine sense of both humor and
sarcasm. It seems some of our scient
ists h.ivo discovered a prehistoric
horse having a certain number of toes
on its feet. It might be well to state
that said horse was dead as most fos
sils arc, though there aro some live
ones in the "modern period" with
moss on their backs. It seems the thing
that so satisfied the soul was that this
Eohippus h.ul the exact right number
of toes, not too few and not to0 mony.
This is what these horse doctors had
been looking for for a long time, but
not until! lately could they say "Eu
reka.'.. Now should it be discovered
that these horses, small ns a "yellow
dog under the wagon " hail rider's with
iioofs on the ends tif their legs it would i
he a most amazing discovery as thisj
would he reversing nntiire in its pres-:
ent nspeef. The "missing link" would
be u tamo affair beside this should it
bo discovered.
1). M,
rruitland. Jan. l.'l.
fi 4 fl
PECULIAR FACTS ABOUT
WELL KNOWN PEOPLE
Ilarrisburg, Pa., Jan. 15.
Thomas J. Stewart, of Norris
town, former commander-in-chief
of the National (i. A. li.
and head of the . National
Guard association, today be
gan his '.'I'nd consecutive year
ns adjutant General of ' tho
Pennsylvania National Guard.
General Stewart is 07 and has
been in public office since LStio.
Grand Prize, Panama-Pacific Exposition, San Francisco, 1915
Grand Prize, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915 '
Baker's Breakfast Cocoa
The Food Drink Without a Fault
Made of high-grade cocoa beans, skilfully blended
and manufactured by a perfect mechanical process,
without the use of chemicals; it is absolutely pure
and wholesome, and its flavor is delicious, the
natural flavor of the cocoa bean.
The genuine bears this ttaic-mar, and is made only ly
Walter Baker & Co. Ltd.
Established 1780 DORCHESTER, MASS.'
reo u.s. pa r. orr.
(Capital Journal Special Service.)
Fin i tin nd, Or., Jan. 14. Mrs. II. C.
Itressler and Jlrs. Sinu llressler have
returned from Portland to which city
they have been summoned as witness's
in the case of Stain vs. Wood. It is
learned the jury failed to ngreo.
There have been of l.tto h few cases,
of la grippe here. Tho afflicted onesj
have .ill about recovered.
Win. (). Art, has sold his 25 acre;
place .just west ot . II. Willinms to
Jlr. D. E. Mitrtiu, a recent comer from
Wisconsin. Mr. Art?, has gone to the
state of Washington. '
The K. I), cariicr, Fisher, who was
indisposed for .1 time, is buck on his
route again.
Herman I)e Vries, of near I'ratum,
delivered some hay here Wednesday.
Airs. Emma Bowers is caring for an
nged invalid lady at .Salem.
Tnosc who may h.ive failed to read
I STATE NEWS
Sic
Mrs. I'. Habbermaa returned to
Munkers Saturday after a visit here.
Hurry Shank und wife spent Sun
day at the Ed Smith home.
Chun. Caldwell of ensteru Oregon, in
visiting at the Lee Downing home.
(J. II. Ray Ii ns been on tho sick list
the past week.
.Frank Senz is employed at the V.
Shelton home.
Mrs. II. Shank culled ut J. II, Hub
er's Friday.
Louie Goisler visited with home folks
Thursday.
Mrs. Ora Slielton and children and
Mrs. Linn Lambert spent Thursday at
Cold Springs farm.
W. E. Brenner called at P. H. Lam
bert 's Wednesday.
Lewis Ray eniled at the D. Townca
Marshfield Record: The Kruse &
Hanks shipyard will lay the keel of the
new Bixby & Cluck steam schooner
within the next few days since the em
ployes who have been working about
the yard for some time have the block
ing about ready to start the vossol.
The lumber for the ship will lie ob
tained from the Simpsou Lumber
company and it, will require about
800.000 feet . to construct the same.
CM.;.. : :..it.. .. .1 . ..i . .1 i
,inj, uiuui-i- ih specially son-cieil lino i
much of it is difficult to obtain, since'
there are requirements for a great j home Sunday.
denl of long, clear sticks. Fir will; The Misses Lulu and Gladys Downing
enter largely into the construction of were Sunday visitors at W. R, Ray 's.
the new vessel, since white cedar in ' Stayton Standard,
the correct form is becoming harder ' ' 1
in half in Oregon and none will ever miss the government
cut off.
"With the initiative and referendum the people of
Oregon can have any size taxes and any kind of govern
ment they want.
"Now let us see what kind they do want."
The state department of education has instituted a
plan to allow eighth grade pupils to use their books in
history and civil government during the coming examina
tions and the grades will be determined on the language,
writing, spelling and punctuation of the papers turned in.
This is a long step toward the application of practical
education where it is most needed. All newspaper offices
note that the worst "copy" encountered is often from
pupils and teachers in the public schools. The pupil or
teacher who is careful about the placing of his commas
when in English class thinks it no crime to leave them
out altogether when writing a letter home or to the news-
; paper. 11 superintendent Churchill's plan succeeds in
i bringing to the attention of the pupils of the public schools
. the fact that they are in nowise educated unless they ap
I ply their knowledge all of the time; that correct spelling
' is as essential in a letter of friendship as in spelling class
'and that clear, concise English is the best indication of
culture, he will have affected a real "reform."
to secure. When the keel is finished
and the vessel gets to the point where
a full force can work the ynrd will
be employing nbnut 40 men on the job.
The company has a very favorable
ennnce it is said, ot securing a sec
onu snip to build tor
Nelson company, and
summer breaks Krusc & Banks will
WEST STAYTON NEWS
After having Mr. Price before them
on Friday and Henry Condi t on Satur
day the grand jury returned "no bill"
in the matter of the State vs. Giggy,
GEEVAI3 PIONEER DEAD
A woman in San Francisco ran away from tho home
of her foster parents in Faulkton, South Dakota, 12 years
ago, and lost their address. They were located in Los
Angelos by a resident of Salem. A few days ago the
Capital Journal noted the fact that Marion county had a
champion gopher slayer and inquiries have been received
from as far east as the Dakotas asking him about his
methods. This goes to show that newspaper publicity
has a wider range than is generally credited. Also It
rays to Advertise. The merchant or anyone else who has
anything to sell will find that the columns of the daily
press are closely scanned by readers during these long
winter evenings while handbills, sandwich boards and
painted windows are passed by without notice.
' The Texans have appealed to Colonel Roosevelt to
come down and stop the revolution in Mexico. As the
champion big game hunter Teddy will no doubt accept
invitation and proceed to secure the head of Villa and a
few other chiefs for exhibition at the Smithsonian
institute.
Gervais, Ore., Jan. 13. Mrs. Joseph
Foumal, who died at her home one and
a half miles west of Gervais Tuesday,
January tl, 11)1(1, of pneumonia, was
born in Belgium in 1 SIC), enme to
America in 1851 and settled in Wis
consin. She was married in 1S5H,
moved to North Dakota in 1SSS and
came to Oregon in Her husbnnd
died five years ago. She is survived
by 11 children, Charley, Marie and Jen
nie of Gervais, Joe, Moses and Mrs. H.
K. Bennett of Oregon City, Mrs. W. R.
Kingsland of Elko, Nov.: Mrs. J. X.
Jones and John of Antwyne, Wash,;
C. H. .lamlesH of Canbv, Uus of
and
1 , 1 1 , i" uiviii I.I It 11,1111 I l I 1 ,11. 1 111- llllllllll
I me ecutor is unnamperea ana it requires even a small' win be held Fridny ut 10 nviock at the
stretch of the imagination to picture the scenes in the war; in'theu cc'me." w,,h
I zone where both sides win eveiy battle, and down in : : '
I Mnvinn xvViuvrt ooiiimtkimy fLof lnnl-n 1JL Aw,,.!nn : 1 George W. Perkins, talking for the
! , v xijuuuK iiiak luuao urn; cm auicn(,aii io Progressives t Chicago, is rather eon-
-.- 1 11.. .1 :1 1. 1 ll.j. . mi 1 it t . . . " '
1 1 KHiieci wnn ouneis. inese rjeintr tne cniei sources oixu iug tiu.t me mini party not
Inmmnh,, nnu.n il,- C ..: 1 ! "iM, mill mi.
n-iv-fci u'iuv. ucvio, niwia necessity ui wunyiiiti uc-:
j.u : .1 o I
the Charles i....
before the i'...,i, m: ' 1, ' c n. ..::. .,.1
... . illlliv i-iilli n, ui vii tifliin,
EVlll i 41. . 1 . - f II.. -,..! i!:.. .1.
-,,vv, , .t - t . i,'i me iiiMiic oi iiir. una -Mrs, on u mo
probably have tho yard running at full i!lst of the wcpki
rnra'lt-v- j Mrs. T. Y. McClellnn is visiting nt
T. , . the homo of her son, Glenn, at Victor
( nprecedented solicitude for foodless! Point, for a few days,
birds is reflected in the state press,! The voung folks gathered nt the
the following, from THe Hoscbiirg Re- j Duvis home Saturdav evening and spent
view, being only a spcciment item: "Asian enjoyable evening duneing.
a result of the unusual cold weather Mr.s. Mnrv Eastman gave a dancing
that has prevailed in this section of pnrtv at her home Friday evening in
Oregon during the rnst few weeks, ,nor of Miss Thelnia Kofi1. The young
many people took upon thcmseles the people spent n pleasant evening with
burden of providing wheat for the dancing and cards and about midnight
lords. This was especially true of the were refreshed by a fine supper nnd
ciii drou, who in some instances placed j after a little more danciug took their
sacks f wheat where it could be found . various ways home, voting Mrs. East
by the birds. man a princess of entertainers.
tn ,, '. 1 ff. "ml Mis. F. L. Weigund, Mr.
Aibnny Heiuld: A car loaded with -10 land Mrs. G. C. Griffin and T. Y. Me
tons of flour was shipped from the Red , Clellan spent Saturday evening nt tho
crown mill of this city direct to NewiBriggs home. 5(10 nnil n splendid sup-
oik yesterday. A. W. Bowersox, man-: per were greallv enjoved by the guests,
ager of the niiU, says that this is the Mrs. K. 0. Eoff is taking care of
Just time in 1 yen! that he has been the sick nenr her home ot Genr She
ia the business in this city that such is expected home in nliout two weeks
ii shipment has been made to New York. Another party of Hollanders aro ex
lie says lug shipments have been made
to various" other parts of the world, ! the W. V.T. Lnnd cnnipunv with a view
however.
Ashlund Tidings: According to re
port, John O. Owens company is to open
up a new tract of timber over near
of purchasing and
Slnyton Standard.
locnting horn
The storm has cut off the telegraphic report of the
Coos Bay papers for a week past. Such a situation has i .r.
advantages, however, in the fact that the imagination of :?yn7
CALLS SPADE A SPADE
Porllanr. Or.. ,7nn. 14 The sorotnm-
. .,iu vuy, nun nan a man in the;"' le treasury says a spnilo is a spada
valley hist week organizing a crew to i m,t shovel. ,
(To into the logging camps. Two hundred I Therefore a Portland firm today
men wero to be put on. All up und : I"1''1 twenty per cent .id valorem dutr
down the const the lumber industry isinn " shipment of shovels from Canada,
picking up. ' When the shipment arrived Collest-
. or of Customs Burke was puzzled.
Polk County Obsei-ver: A movement!'1"1"''0 is " h'"v-v 'lntv !"vols nnd
is on foot for the farmers of the conn-l . . """.I"""'1'- "e nppealed to Web-
try surrounding Monmouth to orgnnie'- ""J " ""W1, "'"""nee
a co-operative creamery. It is .n'gued ' , Z" leMo '
a creamery of this sort, under t . . , , ., . . .
........ ....v., .,,, (1 M,i. ii ii nij.
that
niors ,-r r ' ;v"ipr: w i wi.
. . I " - - Ul.M ,7 , ,,,
their cream than by
tern.
the present sys-
cause the wires are down?
1 RiralmgRI
mmos
wait Mason
CONVALESCENT
i
KIDNEY DISORDERS
QUICKLY RELIEVED
Leading druggists everywhere are
establishing new records in toe sale of j
medicine, Believiui; that no medicine
j ought to be paid for unless it does the
I user some good they have adopted the
pain ot selling Solvnx, the Ktamlard
kidney remedy, under a positive gnar-j
iintee of quick relief from all kidney or
bladder misery, or money back without ;
a question, This speaks eloquently fori
tho virtues of the remedy and iilrendvi
has created a wide spread demand for
Lon't Look Old! Try Grand
mother's Recipe to Dark
en and Beautify Faded,
Lifeless Hair
That benutifiil, even shade of darli,
gloisy hair can only be had by brewing
a mixture of Sage Tea un.i Sulphur,
lour hair is your charm, It makes or
mars me face. When it fades, tiirim
The kaiser is fatally ill almost as frequently nowadays
as Emperor Francis Joseph. '
LADD & BUSH, Bankers
Established 1SC.S
CAriTAL $300,000.00
Transact a General Banking: Business
Sufcty Deposit Boxes
SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
When one's recovered frrvm trip m-in anA fit- fn u-nlL-
o,., Lrt lnI 1 r ' V J l" Ihto in Salem. Hundreds of people
around again, he likes to take a little trip downtown 'in every walk 0f life have i.eon re t
among his fellow men. He wants to tell his cronies there 1 J "'" Uf",,"i08 mM"1ll"lt , .""i
i. ai. i. i l i i vi,4V- , v v i weak, dimi-runged or clogged-up kid-1
abOUt the tOrtUl'CS he has knOWn, Of hOW "eys mid bladder bv this remarknblel
the anguish grayed his hair, and harrowed ;n;;-:1l'S;:i;!,ir:r
tnew, and twisted bone. He meets a friend J"11 t' lmmrneked body into
and says, "Oddsfish, be patient while ten ,,,17 poS ZZ
idiuuis mud unit t i 'K 'n rn nw mr i wisn "i"-' ii. or mont-i-iiv uv Bh-r
to tell about my case of grip. That learned
chirurgeon, Dr. Daw, who saved me from
a box of pine, hath told me that he never
saw a case one-half so bad as mine. Mv
lungs refused their proper graft, my wind
pipe, like defective flue, was all clogged up,
kidneys. A chiinue for the better will
bo seen niter the first few dosen of
Solvax nnd its continued use should
tone up the entire system of Improp
erly working organs and give (lie de
sire to live and enjov life to its full
est. Sulvnx Is considered bv tunny the
best kidney remedy on tko market to
day because it aims to cure by striking
Xincleeii-sixteen forecasts in Dallas
Observer: "The traveling men are
just about unanimous in "th,. opinion
thnt ll'lfi is to be a banner vear for
business. And the successful sales
man, while n natural born optimist, is
likewise a pretty good judge of con
ditions, ' '
With the object of giving financial
nssisiauce to a public bathing beach
project to be established nori summer
me lorvallis Commercial club is COh- "mnKCl1 ""d looks drv, wispy and
sidering the advisability of giving n : !"i-riifiKly. just an application or two of
iiome laieut pmv or minstrel in the " 1 uipnur euiiauces its appear
near future. hundredfold.
- j I'on't bother to prepnre the tonic;
"The outlook for modern equipped VfMl l!('t frn,n '"'(f "I"" 0 o0
shickynrds for Sntheiliu ut ha eni lv "V1" l"',,lt' of " Wv,, ' nnd Pub
dute." says the Sun, "begins to look1'1""' !' I'"!""1, ' ren'lv ,0 nw- Tll'
good to the ciii.ena of this valley, nnd l'"" .nI,y".v 1,0 depended upon to bring
in nil probability construction work will ' '!", ' S "n,l"1 thickness nmt
begin ns so.,., as weather conditions ." J? , Vo"r ,llnT . f","1 '"""V" ''"
will permit." hair V lU'ill"B ,,ml fh"in
The elect, ic "lbJhiTng company nt LidoiiT'r1''' ",0" 'TV'1' "' ' S"("'"a
Condon is planaiiur to meter all un " r'Te H (,nrlCI"' flnturally
metered rl.s'i'ib'nce's a"dU b ic s ' A .""'C' ' "
holism and wil, also reduce the mini- " "oV oftb
j ,hi through the hair, taking one small
MT PLEASANT ITPMS nt,a ,i"lr! 'v n1""'"'!? the Rray
mi. i IjLABAJiT ITEMS hair has di.-appenroil. and ufter another
W. It. ltv i,,n,l i,.i,... ... i . . . ,l ' vlu,m's oeiiuriiuiiy uarK
" T, , ,. '",""' appears glossy, lustrous
and nbiin-
there was no draft, it whistled everv breath !!)'.,wt.v ''" ti, trouble.
I drew." "Come off, come off, and soak your head," ex-CK wrii'Uoev: "Zt be
t: . r..: 1 .. i i. i ji- . t . . .. ... i. ...
ttaniis uic inenu, so urasn ana mp; i just nave risen
from my bed, where I had forty kinds of crio. And anv
, of the forty brands was worse than your denatured case,
' so push yourself with both your hands, and spring your
; yarn some other place." That's all the sympathy one gets,
when he's allowed to run at large, by all , the doctors,
I nui-ses, vets, who've had him for six weeks in charge.
I 1 1 1 ct" hflVP ristn permanently cured unless the cause is
- . removed.
Solvax is sold under a positive guar
antee to refund the money If it does
not cure, This is the strongest proof
that can be offered as to the merit of
the medicine. Yon nro chenting your
self out of your slice of life If you do
not ghe Solvax a chance, dot it today
from Daniel .1. Pry or any leading
druggist in this uinity.
Always Watch This Ad Changes Often
i inc. wuuDiiVlAIN t
for Hi ww.lt" kim,, f AM' 81edB"' W"1'l0,, StW, tai "'P"0"'
U klJ'dA J ?art"elt& Tron for both Roofo ml BulldlnM.
coil 8 Lundry Mingol, lightly uioj for one-fourth orlglnil
. 115 AND 120 KXW OVERCOATS AT 15.00.
I Py 1 18 ctntt per pound for old rtga.
I pay nighut prlc for Md and fur.
II. Steinbock Junk Co.
nOB North Comit,ercial 8trt. num. im