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SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 12, 1901.
I S /40% lam ■■'"-' ' ' ■'■'": f:!^:^ ;^:";;si;:i!^^''^; r' ■-';.:---' ■': :■ •;v^ . -"._ ■ ,•;■ : c .■■ ■. : s£slMi%XS± /©\ Shoe Trade of the Northwest /*g& \ jf y Ert*t*ttnn * v*^/ J x^»^^/ m&w*&mMmßOff m \ / SHOE CO. I To-day step into the arena of the ShoeTradeof the Northwest armed I to make war on high prices. Our manufacturing connections I enable us to place Shoes in the Retailers' hands at prices less than I heretofore paid by Jobbers. We carry in stock and can furnish you I at a moment's notice the leading lines of the country at less than I Manufacturers' prices* WBijf p^j others am extra profit? I manufacturers 0 prices. Why pay others an extra profit? I We quote the following' concerning our manufacturers and I our new method of business from the editorial page ol 1 The Boot and Shoe Recorder 'Boston, Mass.: New Idea in Shoe Distribution Greets the Opening OF SHOE INTERESTS: I IVIAIVUVIOTM CONSOLIDATION OF" SHOE INTERESTS: I , There is now being worked out in one of our leading cities a plan' of j::::: Second. The opening of depots in the leading cities of the country I .shoe distribution that promises to dominate the distribution of Shoes to j to carry in stock the shoes manufactured by members of the company. I '. •h^ tf ers °f th? Un'! ed. gta^s- ' To be sold retailers at less than manufacturers' prices. The fundamental principle Jof the new organization will be to elim- j: ; ~ mate all jobbers' profit as follows: *" * ~~~~~" I ; The plan is already in operation in The Grimsrud Shoe Co. of IGSfu* tv • ~7- ~T ixt . ;v-i ■ ■^•: i;^ Minneapolis, flinn., five of the leading manufacturers of the Hrst. ;1 .y Ihe incorporation of the National Shoe Company with a t"- ' T~T^ -' , , a a Z T^ ■„:,- v.. L ' capital of ~~~~ —"— : —" ~— — — I __ :■: country being , interested, and on the same lines will be based the na -93^500^000 tional organization. If the Recorder was at liberty to mention the \ to be held by not to exceed twelve ofthe leading Shoe manufacturers of J:;. names of the manufacturers interested it would cause a sensation in the the country making dissimilar lines. '•-.--!»;!" .;.'•■. ;i trade. l': . ■> ■.-."■.■.' I Antiquated methods and long lines of profit that have hampered the distribution of Shoes in the Northwest must give way to I new ideas and close margins, as exemplified by rr3 ji^^ \ ■ iT V ■ #-1 # A ■ MBRWißffm ■■ ■■ a _ . ■*;■■■ ■■■.*■ _■:■■■■.■*,.■-- ■ . .■ . t - ■■ jk > a \*3/ y Manufacturing Distributors, \>s/y I Va&S*/ Minneapolis. \sj&2/ 1 V the MnraBAPOLIB JGtJJESlsrisx?. 8