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THE PIOU1E RECORD Some Observations ofaPessim ist ! FiHvi; i .... ... ..- that ht a man i t b ur4 by hi rare. We feel surs I'loche people do But appreciate too talk tbcr hear the days about a while paper shortage. They buy a tablet for tha school child or a fesr sheets of writing paper for themsvlrea occasionally and imagine that ao Ions aa those article can be had this talk of a shortage mast t overdrawn. On tha other hand. It ia a hundred tlmae worse than the average citizen knows anything; about. In fact, post offlce figurea how7 that sine January 1 alone more than paper bate been forced to suspend publication because of their inability to get white paper And the bis; city papers are forced to cut in die and raise their advertising rate, sometlmea doubling them, to get out regularly. With papers in towns tue sue of J'l oche this cannot be done. We must struggle along, for a time at least, at the present low advertising rate. We can only skimp and save every sheet possible and pay eactly three times now the price we paid for white paper two years ago. Not only is It three times aa high, but it Is almost Impossi ble to get it at all. Not only do xt pay three times aa much aa we ever paid for It, but you still get It on sub scription at the same old rate. There Is but one ray of hope to the paper shortage. And that la that every subscriber will keep his subscription paid up, or for a year in advance, aa the publisher able to offer cash Is the first to get white paper now. The city boy has for a long time as sociated the apple with the fruit stand and has seldom thought of it in the terms of an orchard. And we fe-I saie in saying that at the present rate It won't be long before boys In towns the size of Ploche will be doing the same thing. Travel this section of the state over and you'll tlnd that a young apple orchard is a rarity. And this Is large ly due to the fact that today we ex pect quick returns on our Investment, a thing apple culture does not otter. - One must plant an apple tree and then wait from five to ten years to realize on his investment but figures show- that the Investor is paid handsome profits from that time on for many, many years. Another thing which has cut the American apple crop la the spirit of indifference with which one treats a tree. It takes ten years for an apple tree to come to full maturity and one would think that after that time they would be carefully guarded and cared for. But they are not. Some farmers will spend a whole day trying to save the life of a runt pig and not devote as much as ten minutes In a whole year to looking after an apple tree. And yet one good, sound, healthy apple tree is worth twenty times as much as a pig, even at present hish prices of pork. When the farmer Mikes as much In terest In spraying his apple trees as he does In vaccinating his hogs he will not be obliged, to .pay someone else a fancy price for growing his apples And he will also find that his bank account will- grow a whole lot steadier. There died In the city of Chlcaeo re cently a man who did more harm to rural and small-town merchants in hi brief span of years than all other men combined. The papers credit him with being the originator of the "send only one dollar" mail order ads. His es tate totalled millions and not a dol lar of It came from the pockets of those who lived in the same town with hltn. His field was the small towns and the rural districts of the United States, his traveling .salesmen were newspa pers and magazines that make a spe cialty of carrying this "send only a dollar" class of advertising. This man learned early In life that humanity will buy anything under the sun if It looks cheap. lie also found out that when people buy on the In stallment plan they never stop to fig ure how much more expensive It la than buying for rash. And he also knew that advertising will sell good' hea ao other agency on earth ran. , So he started his "send only dollar" advertising, and he piled up million millions that should have remained la l he small towns and along the rural routea from whence they came. Today the country i full of hi fol lowers. Every postoflU-e ha it pa trons of this class of merchandising, and the worst feature cf it all is. the number Is Increasing. All of the warn ing Isxued by weekly newspapers against the practice of taking chance n such ads seem to be going or naught. There apear but one way to offset It to any extent. And that 1 for the home merchant to tell hi pro pie, every week, that he will and can sell them even better goods and they can make their own terms and be here where they can get satisfaction if the goods are not a .represented. If hair from a dog Is good for the bite then flghttiig the "dollar down" con cerns with their own kind of ammuni tion ought to prove effective. We heartily invite I'loche merchants, who ire the real losers from such a aystem if catchpenny schemes, to try it out tnd see how It works. In conversation with a well-known citizen of I'loche a few days ago he xpressed the belief that the tendency- ill over this country to reduce the size f farms Is a move In the rlcht iMrc- lon. He argued that the most prof- table farm In the world la a small rm, a one-man farm, as he calls it. He said it is more profitable because It s cultivated more closely. And then .ve told a farmer friend about the conversation and he gave us some thing to think about. He said: It's folly to talk about dividing up the land in this country kito one-man farms. The 300 or 400 acre farm can still be operated at a profit, even at .he high cost of farm labor. Besides. he division of the land adjusts Itself; t cannot be done by legislation. The big farms will be nplit up when It Is to the advantage of the owner to do o. and not until then, and men will tecure for themselves a one-man farm Ahen they tlnd they can live better tnd have more of the comforts of life that way then in any other way. It's an interesting sub.l!cl Mid a live topic all over this coun'.i. oliy. the ine-man farm, and we invit? unr read- rs to express their opinions, st tonable length, through thesj.o'iiiimt: viat Aad who would have thought few years age there was such a strong re semblance bet wee the Germaa and tha Mextcaaa. "'- Modem Tales for the Little Totsl t .' . v I sixteen of It begins now to look aa though the pea- treaty ha more Uvea lhJ in peach crop. W e ia a daily paper w here a Pe- troit man escaped a term in prlr a by being kind to hi wife. Thi it.i.ai be worth something to a few men. then wbat she told him again, which 1 served hltn right, and and when the J miner wauld finish his oration on the I rooking of cake, roasts and fancy t I' Alfc. Jiai vr OK THat 4MA desserts, all of whk'h he had effect Once upon a time there lived In I'l oche a miner who had but tn fault he thought he could cook, livery day he would arise at aeven-Kfteen and eat a bowl of muh. bacon and eggs and friend potatoes (this was a long time 1 liely forbidden in his house by the ago when there were potatoes), two or j size of bis check, she would awake and three breakfast gems, a staoc tf 1 look tuxitlvely conscious of what he wheats and a couple of cut. of caw fee. . had been saying, and would even nod l u.ur ! all the time wondering right out loud ' for him to keep right on. what the women of the days were . Wites are not as foolish as the lords would eat each pUim at nd while they werkd aa secured that lovely dree page) the New Tork Style Book. and the two good popU la thia fairy story lived happily fore or aftorward right hero in old Floche. t.tbrarr paste at two Re rd J3- UanifMnul. Circulation. Ete Bo- uuired by the Act of Cong-roe of When you hear a t'ioche woman complain that "all men are alike." you ran bet her honeymoon I over and forgotten about. When a dollar is again worth Itself many a I'loche man will wish he had laid away a few when he had the chance. y It used to be that talk was cheap in this country then they took to rais ing telephone rates. Marriage on the Water Wagon coming to w hen all a man could get ' and masters think. When one can to eat were hot cakes and wafltes ao lake two ega and stretch them with easy to make. i white,- delicious gravy, and stretch Then taking his lunch bucket he ' hem again w 1th toast, some brains are ould go to the dark and dangerous - In e recipe, and when the wives e mine. where he would dig and delve cure a division of the pay check, even for hours and hours sometime four'tbuugh It be the usual losers end. or five. Kew know the task placed ! enough Is said to make a statement, upon the miner. Kew realize that he-i "! w tth'some miner and some w ives sides the physical toll there Is severe !be statement can be doubled, mental effort, which must never, never I Sometimes, w hen soothed with a be relaxed. It requires skill of the , restful day of work, and a particularly highest 'order to make two houu of I tity supper, the miner would grunt work appear as eight hours, and no j approval with the sincerity of a prize .matter how good hi Intuition a rude ' shift boss may surprise him. It takes j brains to awake from sleep and talk convincingly. To be fair to the miner it must, be j said that he never kicked about his Freighted with precious human lives, . lunch away from home, and instead he the good ship "St. l'aul" majestically would rather proudly draw the cup of tailed or steamed or turblned for Kng- custard or some home-made delicacy land May 10 and the last man on board from the bucket and eat It audibly to was K. C. D. Marriage of I'loche, Ne vada. Leave It to Charles to keep the bunch waiting as they start on a trip. Little did his friends realise that they loked with him on the city street that Charles, or Charley, as he Is more often called, was ao soon to have an the envy of the single men who could .only hope for pie. -j At mid-afternoon when tffe miner had laid aside the grouch with which ! he had protected himself through the I hours of toil and In the warm change- room he had put ou his street clothes tg and he would approve of hi own good Judgment In teaching wife to cook. One day the wife went to a nearby town to visit, in spite of the miner's feeble .protests. He could 111 afford the expense, as he had overvalued thirty miles of railroad which he held against three kings during an exciting mo ment of the preceding week, but he yielded as he thought of the good meals which he dreamed were on their wa y 'Tkhh but a dream. And there Is quite enough of tragedy in life with out recording the sad days which fol lowed. From seven-fifteen he next entire and perfectly good steamship and his perfect human nature he would ! arose at seven, then six-thirty, six. for his personal use while he gratified j return via the city street for nourish a mere whim to ride on an mean His many friends hope that he will escape the perils of the deep aa he Journeys to and fro the "tight little Isle" which, by the way. Is being run wide open compared to this dry coun try and that he will soon return to again enliven the city street and check the optimism of the prospector who sees golden dreams in stones. The fear that Mr. Marriage may be Joggled off the wagon, when the boat crosses the three-mile limit Is ground less. For the benefit of those who have not felt the flattening influences of travel on. expensive ships It may be said that, while he may fall off the ' wagon, he cannot fall off the boat. The boat Is fenced. On all good ships replied ment to supper. At supper he would often advise his wife Just how she should do the cook- ' Ing, explaining carefully the steps he approved if he were tending the stoves instead of skips. After the first few years it didn't bother wife to hear htm winning medals. on his chest for cook ery, and, in fact, like all the women when husbands Insist upon talking nonsense, ehe would permit her mind to ramble on more Important things tnd In blissful contentment she would try to recall the real events or the day as narrated by the neighbors. A woman's Idea of news Is what he said, and what she said, and what he said, and what she said, and what he and then what she told him Occasionally we wonnor Wiat Borne fellows used to occupy their mir.tl be fore they got an automobile to clean up. Ono expression that i cntlro'v too familiar In Ploche Is, "J can't k.lord it hut I'm going to." You may think your wife noed an -f,il In et tlilnira vhn -.i,,;tiiir fnllu . , ... . . ' ., , . , i desert country where no liquids around, but think whit Slimon had , to contend with along almut tKis tea sou. ' You have also probably roM--.I that It's a lot easier to fin 1 a" pivt '.lehtlal candidate you are again si li.i'.n o.ie ; ou are for. there is a railing, as the sailors call a I fence, entirely surrounding the prop erty and marking the boundary of the ship from the public ocean, the princi pal purpose of the railing, however, being to separate the diners from the" dinners. A man cannot fall off the boat even when he wishes. To fall off the wagon means, of course, a reviving drink. To those parched men who have pioneered In a are abundant except perfumes, flavoring extracts, hair tonics and the disap pointing like, a little drink Is no great harm, and If Mr. Marriage undertakes to cross the three-mile limit with one foot on the rail there should be no thought save envy. straight out, and then what he said, and and even half-past five. lie finally chose hot cakes for his diet, bringing variety to the menu with an expensive can opener until Uie taste of cans per vaded even hot cakes. It was then he weakened and sent the wire: j "Come home at once. Am feeling sick and need you, dear." Alarmed beyond measure at the extra word and fearing for the worst the wife returned, but within an hour site had such a supper ready that the miner Instantly recovered, as he proved by critical comments on the frosting of the cake. Wife knew the symptoms '. of convalescence and praised the ' knovb'djre so boyishly Implied, and I even soothed the patient with such ca jresses as "I knew you were all right I on frostlngs, but I did fear that you imiirht have no luck with bread." The Aniriist n 1S1J. of Tha floche Kec- oriL I'ubUahod Weekly at Floe ha. vada. for April I. State of Nevada, County of Lincoln, a. Before mo, a Notary fubllc la ana for the Slate and County aforeamM. personally appeared A. A. Hhtrmaa. who. having been duly swora according to law. deposes and say that ho ia the) Manager of tha I'loche Record, and that the following is, to the Dost ot Mia know ledaro and belief, a trow statement of the ownership, management aa If i dailv paper, the circulation I, eie- ox the aforesaid publication for tha date shown in the aoovo caption, raxivirew by the Act of August ll, 111. embod ied In Section 441. i'oatil ui aaa Regulation, printed on tha reverse) of this form, towlt: 1. That tha name and addresae oi the publisher, editor, managing editor and business managers are: Publisher Record Publishing Com- pany, Ploche, Nevada. t'.uuor A. A. cnerman, rmca, vada. " Managing Kditor A. A. Sherman, ri ot-he, Nevada. Business Manager A. A. Hibernian. Pim-he. Nevada. 2. That tha owner are (give names and addresses of individual owners, or. If a corporation, give Its nam and the name and addresses of stockholders owning or holding I per cent or more or the total amount ot biocki: Record Publishing Company, Ploche. Nevada. A. A. Sherman, Ploche, Nevada. 3. That the known bondholder, mortgagees and other security holders owning or holding I per cent or mora of total amount of bonds, mortgages or other securities are lf there are none, so state): None. 4. That the two paragraph next above, giving the names of the owner, stockholders and security holders, if any, contain not only tha list of stock holders and security holders aa they appear upon the books of the company, but also, in cases where the stockhold er or security bolder appears upon tha books of the coinuanv aa trustee or in any other fiduciary relation, tha nam of the person or corporation for whom such trustee is acting, ia given; also that the said two paragraphs contara statements embracing affiant's full knowledge and belief aa to tha cir cumstances and conditions under which stockholders and security hold ers who do not appear upon tha books of the comriany aa trustee, hold stock and securities In a capacity other than that of a bona fide owner: and this af fiant has no reason to believe that any other person, association or corpora tion has anv Interest direct or Indirect In the said stock, bonds or other aecuri ties than a so stated bv him. A. A. SHKRMAN- Manager. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 19th day of April. 1120. (Seal) H. E. FRKUDENTHAI (Mv commission expires Jan. 4, HIM.) The secretary of abor Is tiuoted as ' saying that we are going to have "three years of plenty," and the aver age I'loche man would like to inquire, "Plenty of what?" Kleetrle Movies Program for the Week Friday evening Fox feature, "Mar ried in Haste," and the Sunshine cora- j edy, "Roaring Lions and Midnight Kx-press." Uncle Sam Is turning out postage , Monday evening The Select feature, stamps at the rate of forty million a j "The New Moon," Norma Talmadge, day, and from the amount of political i and the Ford Weekly. 'Tale of Two Cities" and Prisma film. matter going through the mail It looks like he'll have to Increase the output. One swallow doesn't make a sum mer, but Rlnce prohibition hit this country it's enough to make a drink. f Accidents happen to the best of reg ulated families, so every Ploche girl ought, to expect to have her heart broken a few times. A whole lot of minds have been eased by the Chicago Judge who re- Ptoche, Nev., May 19, 1920. Dear Customers: The lntermountain Coal Company Is In receipt of two cars of coal and can supply the wants of its customers. The prices at present, which went Into ef fect May 15, are as follows: 2.000- pounds, delivered $11.23 1,000 pounds, delivered ,.. 7.50 D00 pounds, delivered 3.90 Buy the Tire . That Wins Now that Miller Tires have done so much, and won so much, you owe them this : Put one on a rear wheel and watch it. Compare it with the opposite tire. Mark how the tread lasts. M ark the mileage that you get. Then adopt the Miller, or" reject it, on that record. New-Day Tires Miller is the leader of the new-day tires. 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