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SALESMEN ARE. IP OJUJML TRADE'S PIONEER label la the Store Hours MARK OF M ICR IT - ForVSljrlo-QiuUitj -Service 8:30 A. M. to 6. ML declares Says They Are Responsible For Development of XJ. S. Markets. C '.'..t 4;vri Republican's Attack,; niE TIMES? ,THUUSDAY, UUTOBJCR 7, -liCO JAN ""Nj 1 l ' " Is Wholly Disproved r ,1 The Pullman Company Does Not Benefit rrhe-purpose' of this announcement 's to correct a general misunderstanding that The Pullman Company benefits by the surcharge of 50 i recently imposed on Pullman passengers. The Pullman Company receives no part of this surcharge. The surcharge was imposed solely to increase the passenger revenue of the railroads. It simply requires an additional service of The Pullman Company for which it receives no compensation whatsoever. . THE PULLMAN COMPANY CHICAGO Derogatory Editorial Was, Published Without Cox's Knowledge. New York, Oct. 7. Governor James M. Cox believes that .it is 'the traveling salesmen "who have made the present development of the Am erican market possible.' . He made this statement six years ago during his first admin istration as Governor of Ohio in a telegram addressed to the managing' editor of the Dayton News, demanding the im mediate retraction or an editorial published without his knowledge in the News, in which statements dero gatory to traveling salesmen were made. The fact of the publication of the editorial six years ago in the newspa per owned by Govenor Cox has been resurrected by the - Republican Na tional committee, which is industri ously circulating pamphlets reprint ing the offending editorials, with the caption, "TVhat Cox Says." Prompt action by Governor Cox's friends among the traveling salesmen has brought disproof as prompt. The article not only was not what Governor Cox said, but it did not in any way represent his sentiments, was not written by him or with his knowledge (and was promptly repu diated by him and a retraction order ed by him to be printed in the Day ton News. The retraction was pub lished in 'the news on August 14, 1914, at a time when Mr. Cox was serving as Governor .of Ohio and. was giving no attention to the affairs of his newspaper, which was entirely in charge of the managing editor, Mr. D. E. Kumler. The editorial, which was written by. Howard Bratton, was so full of exaggerations ,and so en tirely out of line with the well known and proven sympathies of Governor Cox that it1 was brought to the Gov ernor's notice. Cox Orders Retraction. Immediately after he learned ot the publication of -the editorial. Gov ernor Cox telegraphed the managing editor of the News, under date of August 24, 1914, as follows: "My attention has been called to an editorial which appeared in the Daily News in criticism of commer cial travelers. This is an insult so gratituitous and uncalled for, an af front to an organization of men who have made the present development of the . American markets possible. Iand is so radically in conflict with the policy of the newspapers which I own and control that I request you Store Hours: 9 am. to 6 p. m. Daily Barnum 5075 Phone Noble 895 ; 1140 MAIN ST., OPPOSITE ELM f Another Sensational New Manager's Introductory Sale Giving Bridgeport One of the Greatest Sales of the Season Exceptional concessions were made to enable us to expound a new policy of ours and in this sale, new merchandise is offered at manufacturer's cost. This manufacturer specializes in coats and was in a position to give us these unusual values: Our policy of "As we buy, we sell" provides these unusual values for our patrons. ..." All are new coats direct from the manufacturer's workrooms having been made within the last ten days at our direction which permitted our personal selection of styles and fabrics. There are eleven styles for your choos-. ing (two are pictured.) Some have large luxurious fur collars which button high about the neck, others with collars of self material permitting one to wear their sepa rate neckpiece. On sale Friday morning at nine o'clock. 6 tt ' Values up to $59.50 to $79.50 The entire assortment will be conveni ently displayed on fixtures which - will en able one to make individual selections. ' . ' See Window Display. 'jiff S&& Three Feature Values $37 $49 $59 of the Big Pre-Season Reduction -Sale of Clothing . 1 At these prices $37, $49, and $59 men can buy the finest, the best tailored and the smart est styles in town. They are the three big feature values of a big sale. Suits and Overcoats hundreds and hundreds of them. New arrivals and in pleasings models. Complete range of sizes, styles, and colorings. . Our great purchasing power makes possible price' conces sions that we pass along to you values far greater than you will find elsewhere NOW featured in three groups. 1 $59 INCORPORATED CLOTHES FOR MEN. WOEN AND CHILDREN MAIN ST. AND FAIRFIELD AVE. . Bridgeport, Conn. - . to insist upon tie editorial writer re Boonsible for it. publishing an apol oSv addressed to the commercial tra fL. oef his signature without un necessary delay. ., j. . rittoIt. A lew days aiei, ---- -- who wrote the editprial, printed the following apology: - . "Upon returning to the city my at tention has been directed to an edi torial published during my absence which has given offense to travelling men. The spirit of the editorial has been altogether misunderstood. The Commercial Traveler is a-wholly ne cessary factor -in distribution and works along perfectly honorable and on legitimate lines. I sincerely regret the interpretation that . has been placed upon this editorial and to any who have taken umbrage, gladly apo logize for having expressed! - myself clumsily: Nothing was farther from my intention than saying anything which 'could be construed as an at tack on traveling salesmen engaged in legitimate promotion of industry." Mr. Bratton severed his connection with the Dayton Daily News imme diately after this public apology had been given public notice. " Salesmen Resent Attack on Cox. The appearance of the pamphlets issued by -the Republican National Committee in which 1 the - derogatory editorial was reprinted with the cap tion designed to make it appear - as the utterance of - Governor Cox ' aroused many traveling salesmen who knew the facts, and they were not slow , to bring to the notice of " the Governor the attempt to misrepresent mm to the traveling salesmen of me country. In a letter 'answering one of these friends of the Governor, the acting secretary to the Governor on Septem ber 4, 1920, after setting forth the. facts of the unauthorized editorial and the . demand by Governor Cox f o its immediate retraction,' added: "This editorial was in no way an expression of the sentiments of Gov ernor Cox. The Governor numbers among his very warmest friends some of the leaders of the United Com mercial Travelers and has at various times done much toward' supporting the things idealized by that organiza tion. "I know, too, ' that the Governor at the present time has some very de finite ideas tn legislation intended for the good of the traveling class, and that if he is elected to the office of President, he will continue in the L future as he has in the past, -to take into counsel men who. represent the traveling industry. I know the Gover nor feels that, his experience with traveling men has taught him that they are the best source from which to obtain the .real trend of public opinion, and public opinion in - the end is a thing that must rule in America." - Cured His RUPTURE I was badly ruptured while lifting a trunk several years ago. Doctors said my only hope of cure .was an operation. Trusses did me no good. Finally I got hold of something that lickly and completely cured . me. Tears have passed and the rupture has never refUrned,although I am do ing hard work as a carpenter. There was no operation, no lost time, no trouble. : I have nothing to sell, ,but will give full information about how you may find a complete cure without operation, Jt you write to me, Eugene .M. Pullen, Carpenter,. 448 G. Marcellus ' Avenue, Manasquan, N. J. Better cut out this notice and show it to any others who are ruptured- you may save a life or at least stop the misery of rupture and the worry and dancer of an operation. Adv. . Pack ; up your7 troubles ; in a . ' ' r'-" TIMES WANT AD.