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The Ogden standard. (Ogden City, Utah) 1913-1920, December 01, 1913, 4 o'clock p.m. City Edition, Image 4

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v -fce standard.
William Glasmann, Publisher,
t Established 1870)
I Tdib paper will always igbt tor
progress and reform. It will not know-
! tnmlr tolerate Injustice or corniDtlon ,
i and will always flKht demagogues of
J all parties; it will oppose privileged
I rlMsaes and public plunderers; it will
ncvr lack sympathy with the poor;
I It will always remain devoted to tbo
pub"c welfare and will nover be sat-
Isfied Alth merely printing news, it
Jl -Ul always be drastically independ
ent and will never be afraid to attack
I vrbnf , whether committed by tne
I rirn or the pcor.
( A co-operative store has beon made
a success In Boston There are many
'ts similar stores In England, but in the
I United States they are few The
! 'net that 100') persons can become
associated in buying goods and in
.'; ! that way sare money is something
I worthy of our attention. Here In
Ogden, the union men opened a co
operative store, hoping thereby to
keep down the high cost of living
The concern had a very' brief exlst-
Icnce and finally failed to meet all
obligations and had to close Its door?
With the many failures in mind,
wo were thoroughly Interested In the
headlines of nn eastern publication
which proclaimed 'he success of at
least one Institution In which the pa
trons were welcomed to share In the
profils. The man who originated the
I y. I em explains why his method of
r o-oners 1 inn is malrina ),iaHtii 14m
r - . . . . . ..p, n a t . A lit
hoston co-operative store was orlgi
nally confined to bank clerks. Each
.-hareholder w as to pay In 110 for
membership. The beginning was slow
until the rule waa changed and mem
bershlp fee? were made payable at
Jl a month for in months instead of
fin In a lump
The clement? that entered Into the
Miccess of the undertaking are thus
j related
The committee decided to select a
Bite having sufficient passing traffic
t insure the store's success whether
member? traded there or not. Future
' .lerience proved the wisdom of this
Strange as It may seem, the word
I Stylish Men Come
j Here for Their
MANY a man in town has
told us that wc have
transformed him in appear
ance and in spirit by dress
ing him in
Stratford Clothes
These garments of cul
ture impart a snap and dash
to a man's' spirit that is
worth while. We are show
ing styles for the slim-and-trim
figure, as well as for
the man whose weight has
increased with his years, and
for all men whose spirits
are young without regard to
oldness of their years.
If you are hard to please,
please come here.
We will be on the lookout
for you. Look in our win
dows, and your eyes will
soon flash the message to
your feet. "Enter Here."
Pricct Range From
$15.00 to $35.00
! Buchmiller & Flowers
"Dressers of Men."
2461 Washington Ave.
"Co-operative" in a store sirii tends
to keep away transient trade. Dis
interested street paeserB are apt to
aasnme that only shareholders may
trade at the store. Or else they ar
K-ue that 'somebody is getting
rake-off which the outsider payi tor
Knowledge of this attitude, com
bined with It? Ions name, moved the
I Co-operative Society of Bank Men
to call ita store "Devonshire Market."
after the street on which it is sit
uated. The casual visitor may make
a purchase at the Devonshire Mar
kct without knowing that ho is pat
ronizing a co-operative store. W hen
his wife unwraps the bundle she will
find an attractive printed circular
briefly outlining the purposes of the
society and Inviting the family to
subscribe for a share of stock. This
unobstrusive method brings results.
A co-operative c.roer store should
do more than merely share profits
It should set a standard for pure
foods And these should be handled
in a sanitary manner
The Co-operative Society of Bank
.Men has departed from the usual co
operative way of sharing promts-. The
plan is this: Goods are sold to ev
erybody at market prices. Sharehold
ers receive a monthly rebate of f
per cent on their purchases. Further
profits of the business arc divided In
the usual manner The rebate to
shareholders keeps them loval It en
courages nonmembers to join. This
plan may not be orthodox, but it is
popular By reducing the cost of liv
ing the co-operative society leaves
It members more of a surplus to put i
in the bank
i lie sjsiem onngs in tne sirac
glers It frequently happens that i
man who needs the benefits of co
operation will not become a share
holder because he Is suspicious of
the motives actuating those who ask
him to Join Poverty or hard luck
may have put a misanthropic twist in
his perspective.
"No sir. won't get no $10 outaii
me," he Is very apt to say. "I'm
hep to them kinda crimes. I am
W ouldn't mind the job o' goin' round
plckin' up $10 bills, myself "
Another class of men fail to be
come shareholders in co-operative
stores because they never get to the
point of breaking away from the con
venience of charge accounts, unlim
ited free delivery, and "service." The
v omen folk do not like the bother ot
marketing, and the men folk do not
like to carry bundlleu Which is all
very well for incomes in proportion
Two big holes In the profit bag of
a store run for gain are free deliver;,
o! small parcels and the credit sys
tem. Here Is where co-operative
stores can educate shareholders to
some purpose.
The loss from bad bills plus the
cot of free delivery will run from A
per cent of sales In a large store to
8 or lu per cent In a small store
Co-operators should have it Im
pressed upon them that these con
veniences do not go with bottom
Things that must be delivered, such
as flour, co-operators should be en
couraged to purchase in quantities.
And the best way to encourage them
is to make it worth while The Dev
onshire Market recently distributed
a carload of flour direct from tho
warehouse The store made 30 cent
a barrel, and shareholders saved $1
a barrel, less the cost of delivery,
26 cents.
Unless a co-operative store Is win
ning Its patrons to become share
holders, and then to buy in quanti ;
ties and pav cash, it has very little
excuse for exlstiug. A co-operative
lion that accepts prevailing trade
customs and makes no effort to bet- j
ter them falls In its mission.
The aim of co-operative storekeep- ;
ing is, or should be, to establish a '
more direct connection between pro- !
d'icer and consumer It is possible, !
I even now, for the co-operath c asso- j
j ciatlons of this country to Inaugurate
a belter system of distribution, a sjs
I tem whereby the food producers of
the rural districts through their co
operative associations shall sell dl
rect to the food consumers of the
i cities through their co-operative as-
! eoelations.
The one thing needful seems to be
some sort of a clearing hoube to ad
just supply and demand At first this
might be a bureau of distribution,
where consumers would pool their
orders, and to which producers would
look for advice regarding favorable
Private enterprise, being largely
concerned with money-making, has
complicated the distribution of food
I stutfs. It has built up a system that
. doubles and trebles the price of food
i product in getting them from pro
ducer to consumer.
Collier's pays tribute to the sten
cgrapher in theae words:
"Who else knows us half ao well'.'
She hps heard all that we have said
j and then made note of it. She has
read our Incoming letters She knowa
who pleadi with us for help and
: what ww do 'about It. Do we write
frankly or evasively, she follow the
straight-hewed line or the curve of
our deviousnew. Are we courteous
only to the powerful, or ii our treat
ment even to all who come seeking?
The woman at our elbow hammering
out our paragraphs. Is a clear-eyed
witness Over the telephone voices
drift in from the world, and the tone
of each is caught and judged before
I our presence g acknowledged. She
knows whether our friends are
worth v I the home happy" She
knows it. She notes all our tricks
of person. Our good temper, our
clean speech, fly further than wc
guess. She Is familiar with the state
phrases we scatter over the thousand
routine lotters, and is gladdened
; when we light up the languid page
with an unspoiled turn She is aware
when we have tumbled out from a
I laden dek to a World's series ball
game She, too. would enjoy Mr.
Baker s versatility, but she wndes
through our debris till twilight. She
could keep our tardy correspondence
up to the minute, hut she has to time
her efficiency to our limitations.
Never outpacing us, she is as loyal
la -the background as our shadow."
The average stenographer certain
ly has an excellent opportunity of de
termining the real character of her
i mployer More than one man known
to the outside world as noble and
considerate, would have a blasted
reputation, if the stenographer were
to tell all she knows.
Occasionally even the stenographer
Is deceived, but generally that de
ception has Its denouement when the
honeymoon davs have passed
The stenographer of late years has
become a mighty factor In the at
fairs of men. and as a patient, con
fidential part of any business con
cern is entitled to more than words
of praise.
Tributes of respect for the dead
tre today paid principally in flow
ers beautiful, fragrant flowers. And
the caskets that are being made the
last couch before the final ceremcny
is said are of richest design and cost
200 or more.
This means that the expenses that
are heaped upon the ordinary fam
ilies when death enters are almost
beyond their ability to pay.
But no family, not in dire digress
is so humble as not to seek lo give
to the departed that which is the cus
tom and, as a result, death brings
a double calamity.
Some one has said that this ex
cessive offering of floral tributes
should be done away with, and yet
any practice of that kind is almost
Impossible to correct. Here in Utah,
the authorities of the dominant
church might bring about a change
for the better by counseling the peo
ple to restrict their floral tributes to
some simple offering such as a small
Laredo, Tex Nov 30 General ie
ronlmo Trevlno, formerh commander
of the Mexican army and regarded a6
one of the most Influential men in
Mexico, together with the members'
or his family, arrived here toda from
Monterey i hey are on their way
to Lo-i Ange'ei, Cal., where thev In
tend to make their future home
General 1'revinO, who was promt
nently mentioned for the president,)
of Mex Co and later imprisoned in
his home ni .Monterey, w here he was
liberated recently by the rebels, when
they attacked ihat city, was reticent
concerning Mexican affairs and re
fused to express himself publicly to
Intimates who visited him today pre
vious o his departure for San Antonio
Arriving on the same train with
General Tievino and family were thir
ty-six of the most prominent and
wealthy Mexican families of Monterev
and Saltlllo, who have come to the
"The Quality 0f Mercy." a Provl- IB
dential Farsou, a two-reel Scltg tea- IB
Adelc Lane
and Essanay's beautiful drama,
The Lost ( hord," and the Isis or
chestra. A musical program every
night (Advertisement).
. . .
United States to remain indefinite.;.
A number of American refugees were
also aboard the train Some of the
latter state thai a cltaOtlc condition of
iffairs exists throughout the republic
and that the Huerta government is j
practically bankrupt and has been
driven to extreme measures to secure!
finances with which to operate the
government. Wcaltb Mexicans are
leaving the country to escape extor
tions at the hand nf government offl
elals. who. in order to secure money
are demanding soralled loans from the
wealthier element.
Business Industries In Mexico have
been In a paralyzed condition for
some time now ami the deplorable sit
uation is growing worse daih as nun '
dreds . ' laborers who have been!
thrown out of employment who have g
I no means of livelihood are reporting
to pilfernm and other methods in or-1
der to avert starvation. It is from i
these men that many of the various!
bands of guerillas lire recruited
li THE II Wffl
The annual conference of the V. I
and Y M L I. of the Third ward was
held yesterday evening in the ward
meeting house. Bishop William U
Van Dyke Jr presided and President
Clyde Qreenwell of the Young Men's
association conducted the exercises
There uj.s a large attendance and the
conference was successful in every re
The following program was carried
out. each number being ably given:
I rpan Prelude, .leanette Bowns.
Invocation. Klder Claud Alkema.
Solo, "Sweet spirit, hear my
Prayer ' Nephl 1 Brow n
Address, "The purpose of the con
ference " Wells Mclntyre of the
Young mens stake board.
. Annual report of the Y. L M I. A.,
Lois Fife
Annual report of the Y. M. M. I. A.,
Clyde Greenwell
Duet. "Gently lead us,' W P and
Jo nn Stephens.
Retold story. "The Golden Wed
ding." Lillian Green of the Y. L M. I
A stake board.
Address "What the .Mutual Im
provement Associations mean to the
young people." Aaron Tracy of the ""i
M M. I. A stake board
Remarks "The object of the contest
work " Ida Shurtllff of the Y L M
I. A. stake board.
The organ accompaniments and sac
ramental music were played by Thora
Williams ami the benediction was pro-
All in a row at our store waiting
for you to make your choice.
BRASS BEPS look very much the same v. hen thev are
new. In a few months most of them are black-streaked
and horrid. You can count on one hand the brass bed
manufacturers who know how to lacquer brass so that it
will slay bright. Wc buy from one of them.
Wc think we have an exceptionally pret t assort
ment ot designs. Conic and sec what you think.
1 IRON BEDS plain white brass trimmed pink or
blur enamel we can sell ou any kind, aid you will agree,
when you see them, that each is an exceptional value-
WOODEN BEDS in good grades arc coming back in
to style. They ar made better now. The new ones
are really as clean and sanitary as brass or iron, and
they often look prettier, as you will find when you
see ours.
Mv2&jfe? kinfl of befl -vou D,,.v. vou surelv must have a
STEARNS & FOSTER MATTRESS if you would be really
comfortable. Made in four grades of superiority (you can prove
it by 60 nights' trial), 1 10.50 $22.50.
; I
ajnJ j
Three Cheers lor Christmasj 1
jjgBL '" -jB Why not give useful gifts. Here are a few
jfffiyj A Morris Chair for Mother I
JHnffl A Desk for Father )
'IHp8W An Easy Chair for Brother j;
J A Music Cabinet for Sister
hH A Sewing Table for Sweetheart I!
Say, Johnnie! This is Santa Claus' headquarters. Just see the fine toys we
We have an excellent display of office desks. COME AND SEE THEM.
Ogden Furniture Carpet Co.
j uOUUCed by Pres James Wotherspoon
I of the Xorth Weber Stake.
CITY'S coraous
One new case of smallpox has been
reported by City Sanitary Inspector
George Shorten, that of the Uwees
family, living at 494 Cross street.
Two who were quarantined Tor scar
let fever were released Saturday
They are Lawreuce Donovan at 3250
Porter avenue and Eva Southwick, at
Wpst (went v-nlnth street
In tho monthly report a decrease of
aeventeeu cases is noted in the small
pox situation, two of scarlet fevr,
lour of chickenpox and eleven of ty
phoid fever There has been an in
crease of twenty binhi over last
months report and two deaths
There have been reported and plac
ed under quarantine the following
number of contagious diseases:
Smallpox, 14, scarlet fever, 6, dip
theria. 1; measles 1, pneumonia, 2,
Chickenpox, 18; typhoid fever. 2; a
total of 44 as against 67 for las;
The number of births reported to
tals 6S , 89 maN's and 24 females Tha
deaths number 48; 19 male- and 18
females, 2 still-horn. c bodies broughl
here for interment and 3 shipped
Two dairies have been Inspected
and one city milk plant Twelve
samples of retail milk and 2 of whole
sale milk have been analyzed and all
have been found up to standard.
There have been f'4 inspections
J nuide by the attaches of the depart
ment; 26 houses and 116 rooms have
been disinfected Thre loacH oi garb
: a?o five dogs and six horses have
beeti destroyed at the city cremator
The food Inspections madt Include
, three restaurants, four grocery stores.
' three bakeries and four confectionery
: 6tores
The general condition of health anu
! sanitation is on the Improve and !fe
I being kept well In hand by the city
bealth department
This week marks the beginning of
detail work for forest supervisors In
. the Ogden district at headquarter
and before the week i over there
will be a large number of forest men
here In response to the call from
The object of the detail work Is to
keep tbe supervisor- in touch Wlto
j toro8t affalrhs tirst handed All
' things pertaining to foreot operations
I In detail are considered at the Og-1
i den headquarters and, by spending a
' short time here In the various depart
mentis, the men who do the work lu
the field become familiar with phases
of the work that they can get in no
other way
i Last year, and years previous to
that, supervisors were required to
; take detail work a', headquarters a
month or six weeks, but District For
, ester E. A Shermnn considers that
; Is no longer necessary. He maintains
that the boys in the regular service
: in his district have all taken up a
I careful study of the forestry service
J business to the extent that they are
well informed and that there Is now
i no reason why they thould be given
I c'etall work !onger than a week or
I ten days. Nearly all the men will
remain only a woek.
Those who arrived late this after
noon were: Supervisors C, O. Smith
of the Cache forest; W W. Blakselee
of the Sanls Rosa forest, Nevada,
and Ernest Winkler of the Fillmore
fore' with headquarters at Richfield
Others are expected within the
next few days and for the greater
; pnrt of tbe winter there will be nom"
I of the supervisors at headquarters.
I They will be taken Into all depart-
i merits of the service for instruction
j and. as Mr. Sherman puts it, "a few
: finishing touches."
iNe.v Chinese Orange
The Lue Glm Gong Is a new orange
originated by a Chinese fruitgrower of
L)e Land. Fla. According to S witter
In Country Life in America this new
variety is going to revolutionize or
ange growing throughout that part of
the country. It is declared that the
fruit has been known to hang on the
tre for one. two, or even three years,
and that the tree bears well even
when it Is still carrying the crop of
the previous year This is not true of
most other varieties It Is also said
that the fruit can be shipped as early
as June, although It Is still too acid
then. It iB good In July, but better In
August und September "The fruit is
full of Juice." Bays the quoted writer,
'and hangs on the trees through the
rainy summer weather It can there
fore be placed on the market when
oranges are scare and the highest
prices can be secured "
Unique Decoration.
W T Stead, who went down with
the Titanic, did not disapprove of the
wearing" of decorations, but he con
sidered tbe Insignia now in use I
strangely Inadequate. He resolved to
create new insignia to replace those
be deemed to be Insufficient He
chose a tiousers button. This decora
tion he conferred on those he deemed
worthy One dav he had with Nicholas
II. a conversation on peace The
Ideas of the emperor of Russia
pleased him greatly and at the closo
of the interview Mr. Stead took one
of his buttons from bis pocket and
hookerl It upon the breast of the
Read the Classified Ads
There were only two cases tried be
fore Judge Reeder this morning in the I
Municipal Court, both offenders being
charged with disturbing the peace.
The first one, J. Ford, vvus arrested
on Baturdaj night for creating a dis
turbance at the family residence. His
case was taken under advisement,
VV, Frandolf. the othr offender, was
arrested on Thanksgiving day, by Set
geant Monlman He was alleged to
have created a distwrhance In thn
Wright mic-, a rooming house on
Twenty fourth street neaT Washing
ton avenue. On the testimony of three i
witnesses, he was found guilty and J
sentenced to serve twenty-five davs In 1
Jill. 1
Christmas Gifts in Endless
variety at
Jewelry Store.
"The Store With t lie
Guarantee. '
ft Bft lj&?mmm 'rj-
n u M
Scene From the Great Drama "Bought and Paid For," at the
Orpheum Tonight.
- " j Tr.
WILLIAM A BRADY, Ltd.. Prcients.
The Greatest Play 1J tTL B J
of the Day lljLF Geo'ge Brsyttnurit
One Year In New York Six Months An London.

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