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THE PEIACOLA JOURNAL, SUNDAY MORNING. MAkCH 9. 1919. -J ? Hill., I III I . I k . . t III I n. . ii EMERGENCY FLEET CORPORA I TION EXPERT 8AY8 THERE ARE r OTHER WAY8 OF LOWERING J CO8T8. " ;,. That a reduced wafe scale Is not an Indispensable preliminary to resumption of activity in the building; trades is the opinion of Morton Chase Tuttle, who has Just returned to Boston after more than a year of service as production manager for the United States Emer gency Fleet Corporation. t Mr. Tuttle bases his Judgment on tome very recent investigations of large construction enterprises located at va rious points from New England to Florida, supplemented by careful studies , ;arried out under his direction by the A bertha w Construction Company of Boston, of which he is general manager. These unmistakably indicate that lr. treased efficiency of labor is bringing Sown costs even while wages remain at ixisttng altitudes. , "In the course f viewing numerous ndertaklnga more or less closely asso ciated with interests of the govern ment." says Mr. Tuttle. "I have lately been Impressed to find the statement commonly made that costs of operation are beginning to show a noticeable ae dine. And this, almost without excep tion, was attributed to Increased off i eiency of ' the labor force, due in I art to the opportunity jr weeding out the less dependable workers, in part to the growing desire or all members or tne force to retain their Jobs. "Owing to inadequate or otherwise un satisfactory cost systems maintained in connection with - most of these under takings, I found it impossible fully to check the statement by actual figures. Accordingly, I asked my own company to make out the cost of any one process in an operation continued over a period of several weeks. That which was se lected was a piece of . concrete work; the costs studied wire the . for the PATHO NI2 Cr MfCi lc rxinrn DRY CLEANING PRESSING common - labor employed on this work from ' January 7th to February 4th of the presit year inclusive. During; - this period the wage scale remained unal tered; but the personnel of the labor force underwent frequent changes. -Costs Are Lowered. "A graph of the labor coat of the work during the period noted 'shows a sharp and almost undeviatlng decline from day to day. . On Febrwry 4th these " costs were exactly $0 per cent, less per unit than werethose of Jan uary 7th. It is my belief that the ex perience of my company is by no means isolated; and that in almost any labor force there lies the opportunity- of real ising economies ranging from 20 to - 50 per cent, without interfering with the wage - scale. . "This Implies, of course, that there Is now increased opportunity for selecting men according to their suitability for a given task, and an . increased eagerness on the nart of . the ' men to make good. But this Is as it should be; and the whole country ought suon to reel the effect of it in general improvement at all points. It is a case of supplanting so called liquidation "of labor by proper adaptation of labor as a means of keep ing the cost of doing things within the bounds of - utility. - "And in this connection it may wen be urged that state of mind Is often as potent a factor . in ultimate teor costs as is 'the rate per . hour. Any one ex. perienced in handling workmen .has rec ognized the difference in output be tween a cheerful . capable man, anxious to hold his place, and one who is a lit tle disgruntled, and quite conscious that he can get another Job the moment he drops the present one. Multiply either case by thousands of -individual instances and I believe that here will be found. In shifts of mental attittde, the expla nation of much of the variation which occurs in unit cost. And this, after all. Is the element of labor which directly affects the profits of theemployer." INTERR-ALLIED COMMTTEE WILL INVESTIGATE HUNS Paris, March 8. The supreme court ell it is understood will annoint an Inter-allied committee of four mem berg to investigate methods, by, wh!:i the states of the former Austro-Hun garian empire can. pay for the food sent them by the allied powers. Among; the Incidental ' matters under, consid eration by the supreme council. It Is understood, is some - method for the Improvement of ports and railway and telegraph systems in Austria, Eastern Germany and, parts of Russia. The council probably will recommend that the allies , supply eesentia J ; materials for this, work , to the amount of ap proximately $100,000,000. : FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY BLOSSER i 1 - J- SIBERIA SLATED TO BE CENTRE OF UNREST SOON l aldlvostok, February 25.- By . the C aaadtatv Pres.v A, careful- review of tho ' situation '' ln Siberia," 'now in possession of the Canadian Intelli gence officers, predicts much trouble TODAY v 8anger P 8AENQER AMUSMENT CO. PRRC8ENT0 ' ' MIMES W : in JX , "Paid Em Fuel' The most tragic sacrifice that lor ever asked for la la what? Wall, oom and see what this embexsler doner after ha waa caught, and than learned that his employee loved his wife. OTHER FEATURES "SMILING" BILLY MASON In "HER ROMEO (ComedW 181 8-BRAY PiCTOORAPH" (Topical) TOMORROW ONE DAY ONLY in the spring and early summer due to the fact, it says, that the masses of the population are unsympathetic to the present Omsk government. The foreign elements supporting the Omsk government share In unpopularity and also the nations .pprovins the proposed Princes Island conference hvae lost prestige anions the Russians. The leading newspaper of Valdlvos- tok was suppressed February 24 for er);clsm of the Omsk legbne. FISlIER-BROWn. We Via Dcsd Yea. 010 Phonca 010. LA MODE 11.14 South Palafox Street L&ic3 Gsrcienta cad Fls8 "Hill BSST PLACB TO SHOP Chero-Cola There is none so good. Chero-Cola Bottling Works. Phone 238. ' 120 East Government Street. SHOE REPAIRING JOHN FLO Phone 929 A full line of second-hand shoes. Work called for and delivered. TTCuervDo&ODo On the Square, Within Easy Reach of Everytrnere ;Forid Cars and Tractors i J. D. Anderson, Dealer T19 W. 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QUALITY AND QUANITY GUARANTEED QUICK DELIVERY. - PHONE 894 DEVrLUERS AND WRIGHT STREETS A WILLIAM FOX Sparkling Comedy Met a girl, got on the trail of a big government " plot, saved the girl in a speedy romance, and "cleaned up" at a sixty-mile-an-hour clip with all sorts of . hair-breadth escapes, DON'T FAIL TO SEE THIS GREAT PICTURE Also the Tenth Episode of the serial "The Light ning Raiders," featuring your favorate Pearl White. I ALL THIS WEEK. Mary Brown's "Pep Tropical Isle Maids Com pany in delightful musical comedies. '. t . Added attraction: Plain "Jane June" in tones they'll whistle. Sunday doors open 1:30 p. m. Shows: 1:45 p. -m.,3:30 p. m,, 5:30 pmJ, 7:30 and 9:30 p. m- His Life l the Story ef a Made.ln America American. - j "THE FIGHTING A, RROOSEVELTS" -An Authorized Version ef th Utm and Work of Cel. Theodore Roese velt. . ,. DRAMA, HUMOR, AMBITION, HIS TORY, MORAL COURAGE A WON DERFUL PICTURE FOR INSPIRA TION AND DELIGHTFUL ENTER TAINMENT. f And There's a Merry Comedy "SMILING" BILL PARSON - -' ' ;." In TOOR INNOCENT ORLEANS FEELS STORM DAMAGE IN TRUCK SECTIONS New Orleans. Marcn 1 Tleports from trucking sections la th' New OtVtna district told of oonaMarable dintfe from hearr . rains and hall storms last nla;ht tad early tala morn Ina;. - At Amlte tCty. la . Tanftipaaoa pariah, center of the Louisiana Track rowing" section, iwo tall storms about aa hour apart, beat down trowlm; vfct. tables and delayed market ship ments . 1 LIBERTY TEELATim TODAY ONLY WILLIAM A. BRADY Director-General WORLD-PICTURES presents , . S ! "The MteApw" The story of "The Interloper" starts la th South and then to the North, and In the filming- of these Southern and Northern scenes some or tne most notaDiy Beautiful exteriors seen on th screen in a long; time have been secured by Director Oscar JLpfeL Kitty Gordon, in the leading- role la this picture, has on of th moat dramatic parts she has ever played. Against the background of the beauty spots her beauty and dramatlo force are seen to th very beat possible advantage. Also the last episode of the Fatrlotlo Serial Wolves of Kultur.- featuring- Miss Leah Baird and a roaring- faro tomedy "Mixing Sweeheart's" with Mack Swain. r. -tiliSik All this week Lerov Osb ornes USUI eXUVIOOK Sunday at THE GARDEN Early Matinee 12 to 4 Community : Sing- 4 to 5:30. Night Show, 1 ' 6:30 and continuous. June Elvidge in "The Moral Deadline." It Is an Unusually Absorbing- Story of Love, Trial. Constancy-and Joy. : "The Secret Tunnel. 10th Episode of "The Fight For Millions," a most thril ling escape. '! Mutt ds Jeff In "At th Front" ' Garden Popular Prices and Tax:" Paid. "A Night in HazBW SPECIAL ADDED ATTRACTION AirttfcT (B nD 000039 UUczrny ; ; COODOe, (COacoracno Cacrrcib Fastest Bicycle Riders in the World. t ' , Sunday Doors Open 130 p. m., 1st show t 5 p. m., 2nd show 3:30 p. m 3rd show 5:30 nl 7-30 p. m. ; r3 y-:: " - - v;;v. iraui en q SS-So Keyser Acditoriom (n) cS' Tteday, VhA lit!!) I n n - ' n cc &y wscio - r . r - v i A '. .