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THE OAKLEY HERALD
VOL 15
OAKLEY, CASSIA COUNTY, IDAHO, FRIDAY,
MARCH 3, 1911.
NUMBER 2
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A Complete Line of
Plows, Harrows, Drills, Farm
Trucks, Wagons and Buggies.
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If you want to save money, call and get our
prices before buying elsewhere.
They say, "You Can't Better the Best."
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We Sell The Best !
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Yards at the Following Towns
Hagerman
Hansen
Filer
Milner
Murtaugh
Tv in Falls
Pocatello
Blackfoot
Gooding
Burley
Kimberly
Buhl
American Falls McCammon
Shoshone
Wendell
Richfield
Jerome
To Everybody Who is in Need of Any Kind of
Building Materials:
We are not intending to put a yard in
your town, for we already have one of
the best equipped yards in Cassia Coun
ty. Don't forget that your money buys
as much here as any place else. A look
over our stock will convince you of its
superiority.
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Oakley, Ida.
Telephone 6
Weeter Lumber Co.
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Lct U# a Parcel» Po.t
IN THREE PARTS—PART 2
iHuinpton» Magazine)
UNWISE OPPOSITION OF THE SMALL
MERCHANT
Reference, of course, is had to
the (ears which the merchants of
the country towns entertain as
to the effect of the parcels post
upon their business. The coun
try merchant has come to accept
oil this point the sophistical,dis
ingenuous and dishonest argue
ments of the express lobby, skill
fully put out through agencies
whose deal purpose is concealed.
The arguement that cheap
transportation of parcels will
injure the country towns is ex
actly as reasonable as the con
tention that London and New
York, Hamberg and Liverpool,
Seattle and Sidney, must be in
jured by the railways and steam
ships which, bringing all parts
of the world into close and easy
communication, would make it
impossible for great and denomi
nating centers of population,
commerce, and industry to exist.
Everybody can see how absurd
such an argument would be.
I The best possible transporta
s turn facilities constitute the first
requisite to making a great city.
Commercial centers are prosper
ous ana important in propor
tion as they have adequate, effi
cient and cheap transportation.
This is as true of the country
town with a single railroad line
as it is of a continent's metropo
j lis with half a hundred great
railroad systems pouring their
tonnage into its terminals and
with the ships of all the seven
seas unloadinh their cargoes at
its wharves.
It is an axiom that good,amp
le, and cheap transportation
actually makes commerce. The
'country town which has no rail
road always wants one. The
hamlet which has no post office
is forever riding the neck of its
congressman until it gets one.
Great cities vote millions to
build artificial harbors, to pro
vide free wharfage, and to in
crease every possible facility for
cheap and rapid transportation.
There are no communities that
need improvement of transpor
tation so much as the country
towns which have been misled
into opposing the parcels post.
The country merchant has been
made to belisve that the parcels
past would take his business
away from him and give it to
the mail-order house in the great
city. It would do nothing of the
kind. On the contrary, it would
give the country merchant the
one facility which he does not
have now; it would piace him
on a parity with the merchant
in the great city.
yuick, cheap transportation
would enable him to buy better
and cheaper. He could sell many
articles from catalogue instead
I of having to carry them in stock
I He could create a mail-order bus
iness of his own in his surround
ing territory. The local mer
chant who condncts his business
well has nothing to fear from
the mail-order house, Farmers
and citizens preler dealing with
the home man, and the parcels
post will give him many advan
tages that will enable him to in
crease his trade to proportions
which are now impossible.
Of course, this does not apply
to the country merchant who
buys his goods badly or at high
prices, and who gives long credits
and sells at long prices,
post or not, his day is doomed.
J More alert men, with better bus
iness ideas, will soon occupy his
place. The alert, hustling mer
chant will use the parcels post
so effectively that the old sleepy
head's day will end just that
much sooner.
Parcels
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Do you know that of all the minor ail
ment* colds are by far the most danger
ous? It is n.,t the cold itself that you
need to fear, but the serious diseases that
it often leads to.
known as germ diseases,
and consumption are among them. Why
not take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
and cure your cold while you can?
sale by Oakley Pharmacy.
Most of these are
Pneumonia
F or
Lt.-Gov. and Mrs. Sweetaer's
friends in Oakley were sorry to hear
of the lady's illness in Boise recent
ly. Mrs. Sweetser was at a hospi
tal in the capital city for a time, but
is now nearly recovered
Experience of the Ages !
The experience of the ages has I
proven that a man who spends
his money freely never gets
ahead. The best way to get
ahead is to deposit a part of
your earnings each week. With
our burglar-proof vault and effi
cient board of director* we offer
you staunch protection. A small
amount deposited each week
soon enables you to have work
ing capital which will bring you
in interest while you eat and
sleep. The small deposits soon
become the large deposits and a
great many ol our solid business
men started in this way. Come
in and try this system and we
assure you the same courteous
anil careful attention that we
give every customer. Keep a
bank book instsad of bank notes.
A bank account will give you a
better business standing in the
community. I f your name i s
not on our books we invite yoa
to put it there. Why not do so
today? Cultivate the saving
habit. You will find it profita
ble. It is not how much you
earn but how much you save
that will count when the pro
verbial day comes. If you have
no bank book, bring in a deposit
today and get one,
We pay' 4 per cent on savings
deposits and compound the in
terest quarterly.
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Death ol
Marion.
Monday morning, February 20 at 6
o'clock, Mrs. Mary Ann Lee of Marion
passed lo the othei aide and onThuraday
February 23 all that remained of her
earthly tenement was tenderly laid to
rest in the Marion cemetary.
Mrs. Lee was born March 23, 1834 in
North Unberland, England and when
eigkt years of age come to America with
a company of saints led by president
Young.
She soon came to Utah and was mar
ried to Isaac Lee January 23, 1853. They
They took up their residence in Tooele.
She was one of the earliest pioneers of
that city.
She was the mother of ten children,
seven of which survive to weep over her
loss and in their sorrow they are joined
by hundreds of relatives and friends.
Mrs. Lee joined the church of Jesus
Chiist of Latter Uay Saints in England
and of which she always remained faith
fully and true. Her husband died ten
years ago. Six of her children attended
the funeral
Mrs. Julia Me Laws, Joseph Lee, Hy
rum Lee, John Lee, Alferd Lee, Alice
McCullach and 3L0 Mrs. Tibby Ken
nington and Mrs. Lida Hale who
her husband's children by a former wife,
but were raised by her.
were
(Additional Local.)
The Kimberly L. D. S. dramatic
company presents at Howells' opera
house, in Oakley, on Wednesday
j evening, March 8th, the popular and
pleasing drama in 5 acts, "Under
The Laurels,'' and from the recom
mendations of the play and com
pany a pleasing treat may be looked
for. The same company will follow,
on Thursday evening, March 9th, at
the opera house, with the pleasing
comedy-drama, "Tompkins' Hired
Man.'' This company is certainly
a more than ordinarily excellent one,
and those attending may be assured
of an excellent evening's entertain
ment.
Subscribers to the Bell Telephone
Co.'s lines in Oakley and outlying
circuits may from now on send and
receive Western Union telegrams
over their home phones, without ad
ditional cost; i. e., central will con
nect subscribers with a Western Un
ion office, and vice versa, and imme
diate service secured. A fuller ex
planation of arrangement between
the two companies next week.
Read the invitations for your
trade in the columns of the Herald,
and be sure you will get best treat
ment from those who care enough
about you to invite your visits thro'
the columns of your home paper.
You would not visit a person's home
without invitation; then why visit
his commercial home?
James Pratt, efficient chef de cui
sihe at the dam, spent Tuesday
evening in town.
Last September w?oXg Ihc«?
to hold good until further notice: Tomatoes, Corn,
Peas and Beans, 10c per can; Oysters, 10c and
20c per cun; Sardine*. 5c and 10c per can; Sego
Milk, 5c and 10c per can; Kingsford's Corn, and
Silver Gloss, Starch, at lOe per package; Kellogg's
Corn Flakes, 10c per package; Walter Baker's
Chocolate, 20c. per cake. These prices have not
been withdrawn. Please remember that
never undersold, quality considered, and that
your children can do just as well as you can.
we are
Ibnce's.
"YES. I SAVED MY MONEY.
put u in the Bank .
WHERE IT WAS SAFE.
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THE OAKLEY STATE BANK.
The Bank with the Backing.
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Milner Drug Co.
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Milner, Idaho
When in Milner make it a poifit
to call on us.
We carry a complete line of
Drugs, Candies, Toilets, Etc.
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Sarah E. Lynch
Hotel Grinnell
•Milner, Idaho
James Tada, Prop.
Milner, Idaho.
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Good Meals a
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Meals at all Hours
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Good Service and Courte-*
Good Home Cooking
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Meals at all hours.
RATES REASONABLE
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WE DEAL IN QUALITY l
If you want good goods at right
prices, trade with us.
We handle a complete line of sta
ple Groceries, Hardware, American
Fence, Stoves, Ranges, Etc
Longenberger & Belmont Co.
Milner. Idaho.

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