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November 25, 1921     The Palouse Republic
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November 25, 1921

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:ii i/ It" Pure Cane Sugar WILLIAMSON'S CUT TO $6.75 :Per Hundred Potmds More could be got. It's the volume we- look for to show dividends. I II I I I I iii - Cash, or Its Equivalent is Winning the Day Several heavy taxpayers around Palouse have complimented us on our stand of buying and selling for cash. One progressive farmer went Peaberry Coffee Excellent Quality All you want all the time for 19c Lb. as far as getting prices at various towns who do a credit business. 20 items he got quotations on the bill fig- ured at the lowest credit store $21.95. Then he got this store's price with the astounding total of $17.55, era difference on the same bill, item for item on 20 different things of $4.40 net saving'. Now Williamson's will go further and invites anyone to t~ke any catalogue supplying the retail trade on 20 items for the same mer- chandise on a delivered price in Palouse. If your catalogue house can, ~ ill or does name as low a pl;ice for the standard dependable merchanclise delivered in Pa!ouse. Then--in that went this s~ .~ore will gladly own up that we are not the price makers here. I I I I I II II T iI i i ~1 '111 III i " ~ ii I I IIll I iii jlNil, i II Illllll II I i iii i i ii ii i Store Closed All Day, Thanksgiving Day November 24 o Opens at 7:30 a. m. Friday with a thousand stirrin~ special bargains. The man,,, tables on both sides of the store will be piled high geith the best values in America. Come, Spend and Save. Getting Ready Toyland on the Mezzanine Floor Adjacent to Main Office We and at all times pay you 2c a lb. more than the highest price paid in Spokane. i I i i iiii i ii =,., -- iii ii , ...... . ............ Boost the Price of Cream. Commencing Monday, November' 28 th],",stol'e will buy your cream Bring in your cream. WlLLIAMSON'S YOUR STORE AND OURS Palouse Washington |mH i i i , i i ,i BUY PURE BRED $ootoh Short Horn Cattle The best families of the bree'l. We have them in both our herds. Fairview ana Ennis l~l- Ion. For like begets like and the best produces the best. We pay cash. BUY PURE BRED DUROC HOGS Big bone type. ~Villiamson has them on Ennls Pollen. Some fort)' head or young Hogs from prize winning families. " $10.00 TO $25,00 EACH l~fllli & CO CLAIM I,.,,~ price we are selling this wagon condition approximately 20 per cent less mines.. FREIGHT ItAIES CAUSE ":"" our COSt. The cost to yOU at ~ulbertson. Nebraska, however, does Says Nebraska Farmers Pay Twenty C~ts Per Bus]tel Freight onCorh. The following article Is taken from the monthly letter of the National City bank of New York: The railroad problem at this time dominates the entire business situa- tion. The burden of Increased freight charges upon all kinds of in- dustry, the plight of railroad fin- ances, the effort of railroad managers to reduce operating expenses, the .test of the efficacy of the new railroad la- bor board as an agency of concilia- tion, and the demand in some quar- ters for the repeal of the Esch-Cum- miss law, axe, the outstanding fea- tures of the day, and present ques- tions of the utmost importance. Deere & Co:, of Moline, Illinois, one of the oldest and most ~eputable concerns manufacturing agricultural implements, have sent us copies of a letter received by them from a farmer living in the neighborhood of cul- bertson, Nebraska, and of their reply thereto, which sets out graphically present relations between the prices of farm products, prices or manufac- tured goods and transportation charges, and the et~ect of these ab- normal relations upon business. We have not the space to give the letters in full, but the following ex- tract from the farmer's letter gives the gist of it: "I need a wagon and my dealer wants the price of 650 bushels of corn, the same wagon Z coulg buy with 200 bushels of corn before the war. The harness man wants the price of a wagon load or hides for a No. 1 harness. I simpw cannot see my way clear to .buy wagon, harness or anything else that I can possibly manage to get along without." Deere & Co. make a lengthy and detailed reply, in which they first tell of the rise in the price of wagon stock in recent years due to the de- 'ot bear the same relation to the pre- v,'ar cost. for the reason that in 1914 he freight on a farm wagon from loline to Culbertson was $1.37 a mndred; the present rate. including l~e war tax, is $2.32. "'A t'arm wagon weight 1200 :ounds. The difference in freight of J5 cents per hundred makes the ransportation on this wagon alone :ost $11.40 more than it did before[ w lhe war. The increased transporta- ,ion costs upon the materials that go nto the wagon are even greater than t his amount. "When you come to pay for this wagon through the sale of corn in he Chicago market, you nave a still