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"PAGE SIX '"", THE LOGAN REPUBLICAN THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1&19 H I'HE LOGAN REPUBLICAN H Published By ' 4 " THE REPUBLICAN PUBLISHING COMPANY B' Logan, Utah B H. Uullen . President and Editor H Catered at the Post Office every Tuesday, Thursday H tad Saturday, at Logan, Utah, as second class matter H Subscription nates Or Mall Ht ' One Tear J-00 H BUc Months --.- 1.60 H Throe Months , 'B Hi; Subscrlftloa nati, Dy Carrier - One Year L -M.60 H Subscribers wishing the address of tkotr papor H ekanged will please give their former as well aa their H present address. All papers are contlnaod until ex- H licit order la received by us to discontinue. All B arrears must be paid In this caso. H tf not paid In advance add BO centa a year extra. H THE CAUSES OF THE HIGH COST OF LIVING B In speaking of the high cost of living H an exchange has tho folowing: B The causes of the high cost of H living are: (1) Curency inflation. H (2) vast exports of food stuffs to H Europe, partly contributed to sup- H ply foreign needs; (3) high taxes; H (4) governmental extravagance in H purchases of food and clothing; H both as to quantity and price; (5) H increased labor and material costs M in the United States; (6) failure of H the administration to enforce the H laws against combinations in un- H reasonable restraint of trade. Some H of these causes are remediable. H some for the present arc not. The H talk that Congress can by addi- H tional legislative enactments cor- H rect the situation is bunk. Such H remedies as are practicable are H within reach of the administration H which is so busy remodeling the H world that it has no time for the H consideration of domestic problems H and wHich always prefers talk to Hj action. H It is time for the people to decide that H prices cannot be legislated down, any H more than people can be legislated into H right living. Both desired ends must be H: accomplished by the people themselves. H Conditions are as stated above, and right H now the wholesaler, jobber, retailer and H the whole caboodle are in a giant com- H Line to extract the last farthing from the j people. B In a recent editorial in the Salt Lake H Tribune it was clearly demonstrated that B unreasonable margins were charged on H, shoes from the manufacturer to the re- H tailer. The leather supply is controlled, H whilie the administration is working on H European affairs and the people are be- H ing robbed as it were for foot wear. The H? people should practice some of that rigid ; economy, befitting the days of Brigham Hj Young, wear the old shoes a little long- HBl er, patch them, and occasionally patch H the patch, and let the shoe merchant store Hj his shoes on his shelves until they become H shelf worn and second hand articles. Hj The same is true in clothing. sAjVhoev- H' er heard of such bait as the current doje jH that is beine; peddled bv the big ready to Hj wear men throughout the country today? Hl It is all for the "good of the service, that H; is, their service, and like the leather, the jHj wool is handled in the same way. Of H course the price paid' by the retailer is H liigher but the margin of profit from the H manufacturer to the retailer is so outrag- m i eously out of proportion that the combine Hj from the manufacturer to the retailer- 1 are growing richer and richer while the H! helpless consumer is growings poorer and HLI poorer. Again some rigid economy is f necessary and the people had better ar- HH ouse themselves and begin wearing their 91 last year's suits and coats, and if neces- Ki sary patch them up. This thing can't go H on forever, or the country will be filled B with paupers. Imagine the nerve of the w fellow who asks without batting an eye HI, $100 or $150 for a suit that ordinarily K should cost $30 to $00. A reasonable raise B of course would be in order "on account HH of the war," but when it comes to raising H the price two and three and four times H' it is time for the people to remember that B "God helps those who help themselves" H' and get busy. kkLB h n a Hf COSTLY KINDLINGS H Congressional investigations discover H that $1,000,000 or more worth of good air- planes were burned in France under the Hj authority of the administration. Thus to IK the thousands of dollars worth of what Hi H.o the American aviators characterized as "flaming coffins" are to be added these good planes which arrived too late to be of service, as a charge on the American people. And we have no planes for the Mexcan border. The Hughes investigation showed the wastage of the better part, if not all, of the $660,000,000 in airplane con construction. There was no effective be ginning and there appears to be no end to the airplane program of Newt Baker and the administration. DEARTH OF ARGUMENT One of the most ridiculous arguments yet offered on the floor of the Senate to palliate the Shantung outrage is that of Senator Hitchcock to the effect that the Republican administration recognized Germany's rights to the Shantung conces sion in 1898, while we were warring with Spain, and that the spoliation of Korea by Japan did not .meet with the objection of a Republican secretary of state. As if two wrongs of the past could make the Shantung netrayal right today, especially under what Mr. Wilson s pleased to call the "new order." ra m ra ' FINE PHRASES FOR FOOD Just as Mr. Wilson defeated the pro position for a Joint Congressional com mittee on the conduct of the war, in or 'der that he might gratify his ambition of being the only luminary in the firma .ment of battle, so he defeated the propo sition for a committee on reconstruc tion, one of tho chief tasks proposed by which was to prepare for and offset so far as possible, the high cost of living which is generally an aftermath of war. He wanted also to be the only luminary in the serene sky of peace. Now we read of announcement, after Mr. Wilson, has been abroad seven months, taking care of an announcement, after Mr. Wilson has cancels all engagements including senate conferences on league of nations, to de vote his entire time to the cost of living problem." And, undoubtedly, it will be found thnt he is auite incapable of solving the problem. He will probably recom mend another fleet of commissions to be manned by another host of democratic officeholders, and another step toward national socialism will be ushered in by' another cornucopia of flowery phrases. When the French peasants hammered at the doors of the Tuilleries and demanded bread, Marie Antoinette asked why they did not eat cake. Mr. 'Wilson would fill our bellies with sweet verbiage. In the end, if any solution is found for the H. C. of L. it will be found by congress. Ideal ism and internationalism can have no practical solution for such a vulgar ues tion as mere food. m m m LET ECONOMIC LAWS ALONE "Would it not he a good idea," asks Senator McCumber of North Dakota, "if the members of the senate should take a stand that we will fix no more legislative wages for anyone or fix any more pric es." In that remark lies the kernal of the wage disputes that now confront the country. If the Democratic congress had not truckled to the demands of the rail road brotherhoods when they passed the Adamson law the cycle of successive wage increases would never have started. Repeated successes' tin their demands for more pay have made railroad 'lab'or drunk with power, until they now harbor the beKef that they can' fix their own wages. PROOF OF SINCERITY NEEDED Senator James JE. Watson of Indiana has delivered one of the most forceful arraignments yet heard against the Shan tung provisions in the peace treaty He holds that the previous record of Japan demonstrates that we sbould not accept any vague promises from her as to her future intentions toward China. The on ly assurance from Japan that would be acceptable to Mr. Watson would be a def inite promise to withdraw from the Shan tung peninsula within thirty days; in other words, before the treaty is ratified by the United States. Of course that would necessitate a change, in the treaty text but it would be merely requiring Ja pan to translate her words into action and make good the protestations of righteous motives she is continually making. a i m Subscribe for the Logan Republican WHEN YOU BUY A CHEVROLET I "Four-Ninety" Touring Car you puichaso a convenient and reliable- means of economical transportation. For Cbcv , rolet cars are built to render the greatest measure of utility. N Whether you want an automobile for family use, for business purposes or for both, the Chevrolet will give you all that Is most desirable In mechanical efficiency and motor car beauty, with the assurance of constant safety, comfort and dependability at a very low cost of upkeep. , , Como In and Inspect this model, and '.lie famous valve-In-head motor with whUh it Is equipped the motor that has nchlevri s.ich reraarkablo records for fuel economy. ' C. S. AMUSSEN, Agf. CHEVROLET MOTOR CARS 40 South Main Street, - - Logan, Utah k Roosevelt Memorial Association Organized NEW YORK, Aug. 11. Announce ment was made today by Colonel William Doyce Thompson of New York City, president of tho Koose vet Memorial association, that the organization to collect the fund of $5,000,000 during the week of Oc tober 20-27 has been completed In most of the states. N The following men will act as state chairmen and will havo direction of the campaign In their statea: Arizona, forcer Governor Thomas E. Campbell, Phoenix. Arkansas, Wallace Townsend, Lit tle Itock. California, Governor William D. Stephens, Sacramento. Colorado, Samuel D. Nicholson, Denver. -Connecticut, former President Wil liam Howard Tuft, New Haven. Deleware, former Governor Chas. It. Miller, Wilmington. , District of Columbia, rank J. Ho gau, Washington. Florida, S. C. Dell, Alachua. Idaho, Will H. Gibson, Mountain Home. Illinois, Governor Frank O. Low den; Springfield.. , . Indiana; William C. Bobbin, Indian apolis. . Iowa, .Charles H. McNIder, Mason City. Kansas, Governor Henry J.' Allen, Topeka. " .' " " ' Kentucky, Lewis Y.Johnson, Louts vllle. Malno, A. J. Sweet, Augurn. Maryland, Judge John O. Rose, Baltimore. Minnesota, Irving A. Caswell, Ano ka, Missouri. Arthur M. Hyde, ronton. Montana Thomas A. Marlow, Hel ena. Nebraska, II. H. Howoll, Omaha. Nevada, Samuel D. Piatt, Tteno, New Hampshire, Major Frank V. Knox, Manchester, Now Mexico, Col, It. E. Twltcholl, Sante Fe. North Carolina, Judgo Jeter C. Prltchard, Ashovlllo. North Dakota, Sylvanus M, Forrls, Dickinson, - Ohio, Arthur L. Garford, Elyrla. Oklahoma, James Jr-McGiaw, Pon ca City. Oregon, Dr. Henry Waldo Coe, Portland. Ilhode Island, Harry P. Cross, Pro-1 vldence. . South Carolina, T. H. Wanamaker, Columbia. South Daktoa, Governor Peter Nor beck, Pierre. " ' Tennessee, Luke E. Wrlght.Mcm-1 phis, former governor of the Philip pines. Teas, Hon. J". M. McCormlck, Dal lns. Utah, Col. C. E. Loose, Provo. Vermont, Earle S. Kinsley, Rut land. Virginia, Persy S. Stevenson, Nor folk. Washington, William H. Cowes, Spokane. West Virginia, Grant P. Hall, Charleston. Wisconsin, Augustus H. Vogel, Mil waukee. Wyoming, Governor Robert D. Car ey, Cheyenne. George W. Perkins Is chairman for New York City. Regional conferences at which the state chairmen and the state com lltteea from groups of statea will dis cuss tho plans for the Itooevelt cam paign wlir be' held In ten cities during the next few weeks. The first, of these conferences at which campaign era from seven of tho central statea will be present, will be held at the Illackston hotel, Chicago on "Thurs day, August'! 4, and wll be addressed by Colonel Thompson and Major Gen oral Leonard-Wood. Thoothor cit ies In which the conferences will bo held and tho 'dates are as follows. St..Pauf,-August 15; Salt Lake City, August 15; Porland, Oregon, August 18; Dalas, Texas, August 19. Kan sas Cl(y, August 19; Snn Francisco, August 20; Atlanta, August 2.1; Now York, September 3;Dosto.i, Septem ber 4, Tho plans of tho Rooscvolt Memor ial association Includo a magnificent monument at Waohlngton and the es tablishment of public park at Oyster Bay, In which may bo Included even tually the Roosevelt honw at Saga more Hill, with lis contents, thus preserving It for national uso like Mount Vernon and the Lincoln Homo at Springfield ( III. The campaign executive commit- tee In charge of the movement to H raise $5,000,000 In the week of Oc- ' tober 20-27 Is made up of Col. Thorn- son, chairman, Joseph W. Alsop, manufacturer of Avon, Conn.; John ft S. Cravens of Pasadena, Ca1; Will H. Hays, chairman of the Republir can national committee; Irvln R. Klrkwood, publisher of the Kansas City Star; WIHJam Loeb, Jr., for- merly secretary to Col. Roosevelt In" the White House; Henry J, Whig ham, president of. tho Metropolitan Publications; Albert IL Wlggln, the chairman of the board of directors of the Chase National bank in New I York City; Horace Wilkinson, mer- 8 chant of Syracuse, N. Y,: "William 1 Wrlglcy, Pr., of Chicago, and Hen- ' H ry L. Stlmson,- formerly secretary ot I war. - ' . ji "FAKE" ASPIRIN ' WAS TALCUM Therefore Insist Upon Gen- wj . uine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin" - Millions of fradulent Aspirin Tab lets were sold by a Brooklyn man-' ufacturorwhlch later proved to be composed mainly of Talcum Pow'der, Bayer Tablets ot Aspirin the true, genuine, American made and'Amerl can owned Tablots aro marked with the safety Bayer Cross. " Ask for and then Insist upon Bay er tablest of Aspirin and always buy ' them In tho original Bayar package which contains proper directions - y and dosage. Aspirin I? tho trado mark of Bay er Mauuracturo of Monoacetlcades ter of Sallcyllcacld. w " I Rebuffed. "Dat'a n hard woman In dat houoo," said the ragged wnyfnrer, "Did th Ihrenten to sic de dog on yofcset" ask h! his comrude. "Naw, but whea I said I'd seen better days an' a lump "j came in my throut because I had to beg for a bite to eat, sho mm mo to waller do lump-an' maybo I wouldn't be so huugry." BlnnlBthata A Herald.