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i rll .... THE ARLINGTON TIMES THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1923. ii i i i ifll i i i iiiii ii [i iii rl i ii i i i Published Every Thursday By THE ARLINGTON PTG. CO. Entered at the postoffice at Arl- ington, Washington, for trans- mission through the mails as second class matter J. C. CARPENTER, Business Mgr. Consolidated With the Arlington Chronicle (VOL. IV., No. 18) April 3, 1915. CHEAP OIL MENACES - STATE GOAL MINING Washington, Sept. 19.-- The is your real h est ol industry in the state of :'Y/' V Washington is seriously threat- s it and keep it safe in Bank The money you deposit and keep from your earnings or your business is your real harvest. If you make $10,000 a year and spend it all, you have nothing; of you make $5,000 a year and deposit and keep $500 of it, you have something. If you keep this up for a few years, you wilt have money and it will grow and protect you and yours in the future, Get the habit of depositing some money REGULAR- LY. It is a good habit. We invite your account. Come in. We will welcome you. Citizens State Bank Your HOME Bank, DZ:B,IOTO'R N. P, PETERSON GEe. L. BRUMBY J. B. B.LLEY. E. MARTIN ADAMS J. A. GRAY CHRIS DUERR L. C. PALMER The Prices are Lower And The Quality is Higher CORDS 3ox30000 .................... $13.85 32x00 ..................... $24.95 32x00ln ..................... $32.35 ................. .... $40.30 OTHER SIZES IN PROPORTION O'SIZE CORD $15.50 $31.20 $40.45 AS. HERE'S OUR SeE CIA00. 30x3 Pathfinder Fabric .................... $6.95 30x31 Pathfinder Fabric .................... $7.95 30x30000 Pathfinder Cord $9.95 ened by the quanties of oil being shipped from California into the Northwest market at prices with which coal cannot compete, accor- ding to a report received here to- day by the National Coal Asso- ciation. Coal operators are said to be striving hard to keep their mines open and to save the in- dustry for the state. Closing of the mines would mean severe loss in employment arid taxable property. The seriousuess of the situa- tion is emphasized by the fact fact that the industry contributes at least $500,000 in taxes alone to the state, it was said. It is the largest industry in Washing- ton with an annual payroll of $11,000,000 for labor, and another of $9,000,000 for materiM and supplies. W. E. Maltby, manager of the Washington Coal Operators As. sociation, Seattle, states that it has been necessary to close two mines. Owing to the nature of these mines, it will be impossible to reopen them and the proper- ties are now a loss to the state forever. Several other mines are said to be closed temporarily. Others are operating at a loss. Operat- ors are making every effort to keep their mines running, Mr. Maltby reported, because, if clos- :ed, it will be practically impos- sible to reopen them on account "of difficult mining conditions peculiar to the state. Closing of additional mines will mean ser- ious crippling of the industry with resultant loss of revenue of the state. Oil is shipped into Washington by water on a freight rate of 23-: cents a barrel. Converting this' into terms of coal, operators de- clare, means about 80-cents per Seattle. In addition to the oil situation, serious competition is furnshed #y foreign coal. Employment of oriental labor in the soft coal fields of Vancouver Island en- ables Canadian operators to .mine coal on an average of $2 a day under wages paid mine labor in Washington. This coal is hauled ,'70 miles by water transportation T;..,,r ,ll'l,r'n- into the state at the same freight ILa'FII  II || | rate Washington operators pay -HONE 6 for a 30-mile haul by rail into SERVICE CAR 1" 1 Seattle. [] _ _ mill It is estimated that the indus- J try supports approximately 30,000 Would You Like a Cool Kitchen? No more coal or wood to carry? No more ashes to clean out? No more soot and smoke? No more standing over a hot stove? If So-See Us About An Electric Range! SAFE! ECONOMICAL! CLEAN! Washington Coast Utilities Phone 1161 Arlington, Wash. I persons. Closing of the mines I there would not only deprive ,,"lu t these people of the necessites of s_h, life, but would seriously curtail the experditures made by the TO WI: it :table institutions. \\; Norwegian services at Our Sa- vior's Lutheran church, Sunday, May C i00a.m. 00c00ool at 10 a. m. Young People's Socie- ty at 8 p. m. Lunch will be served. ' Services the same lay at Jor-  den at 2:15 p. m: , 'TEe oung People s Society of LakeWood lst. Lutheran church k/  will meet Friday evening, Sept. 28th at 8:00 p. m. Lunch will be served.  I want it known to the public that I gave The Zion Y. P, Society meeting a at Silvana last Sunday evening was well attended. The subject discussed: Resolved that more Norwegian shoMd be used in our church work," was well handled by the following: Affirmative, K. T. Knutson and E. 0. Andersoq; Negative, Victor Stubb and Mil- ton Furness. Several others also helpeki make the'discussion inter: esting. The society meets gain Oct. 7th. A ROMANCE (Advertised Brand) By the shores of Cut:curd, By the Man-a-cream water, Lived th Prophylactic Chiclet, Dandarine, the Helmar's daugh- ter. he was loved by Klaxon Postum, Son of Sunk:st and Victrola, Heir-apparent to the Mazda Of the tribe of Coca-Cola. Through the forests strolled the lovers Woods untrod by Anglo-Saxon "Lively, little wriggly Chiclet," Were the burning words of Klaxon. "No Pyrene can quench the fire, Though I know you're still a mere miss: Oh, my Prest-o-lite desire, Let us marry, Timken Djer- kiss." -r-Courier-Times, Sedro-Woolley. HOW CAN A tl WtlO KEEPS PERFECTLY STRAIGHT AKE BOTH EHD.$ IEET Buying his clothes at this store will help a whole lot. MALLORY HATS Our new Fall Line is Here. We are offering a complete showing in a variety of shapes, textures and colorings. The discriminating man may choose from these with the assurance of correct style, service and comfort. J. Capps & Sons I00 Per Cent Wool Men's and Young Men's Suits and Overcoats They look well, wear well and are reasonably pricedthe utmost in style and wear. You can save money by buying here ad enjoy the assurance of Dependable Quality. From Head to Feet We Outfit You PETERSON'S Clothes Shop contract to Jens Jensen, an Arlington contract- MAKES FIRST ONE-MAN VOYAGE ACROSS ATLANTIC Frenchman Battles Storms, Hung- I French aviator, he is credited with er, Thirst and Illness in 142- t bringing down ten German planes. Day Trip from Gibraltar to New I Only Alain and a brother remain York. . I of the Gerbault family. They own [a lime factory at Laval, France. NEW YORK, Sept. 25.--Some T.he brother is the business man. place beneaththe name of Colum- I "Just call me a sailor," sad Ger- us!4; the n}a.hal ! oLi,fame,,(61t here his -m'i. "The sea must be. rorded the name of t is my home--and I'll soon be Alain J. Gerbault, LaVal, France, heakling out across the Pacific. 1923. The 29-year-old Frenchman sailed into New York Harbor this week in a thrty-foot sail boat the first man ever to cross the Atlantic alone in such a small wind-driven craft. For 142 days, battling storm, hunger, thirst-and illness Gerbault kept a spark of confidence burn- ing. He sailed 'from Gibralter' April 5 andarrived in New York September 17. With the cup of victory still at his lips, he paused to sac, "ad now to cross the Pacific." Alain J. Gerbault is a soldier of fortune. Wtren two friends at Par- is doubted his assertion that the Atlantic could be sailed by one man n a30-foot boat, he decided to show them. Gerbault is the fifth ranking tennis player of France and has c o n t es ted in international matches: During the war, as a Hszardous? I don't think so. You always pull through somehow, if you handle your boat like a sailor should." Veteran mariners declare Ger- bault's feat one of the most dar- ing and unique in the annals of the sea. Ninety-seven days he was out of sight of land, tossed about on mountainous waves in a boat whose deck dipped water when four men crowded onto her after he docked here Monday. Battled Great Storm. Forty-eight hours he lay sprawl- ed in the bunk of his tiny cabin, unconscious from fever which struck him down during a gale which battered the little craft, sweeping her deck clean of rig- ging and flooding the dozen or so feet of cabin space. Twenty-four days he battled the fury of the Atlantic .which broke his bowsprit, loosened his mast and ripped his sails--a storm which reachec} cyclonic heightts arid was reported some weeks ago at the time by incoming transat- lantic liners. Provisions he had stocked for a 100-day trip ran low two weeks from New York because of delay by terrific gales while beating his way across the southern portion of the Atlantic. Two-thirds of his water spoiled and was cast over- board, poisoned by the wood in the newly made kegs. Two weeks ago, when crabed by thirst and lack of food he was hailed by a great ocean liner bound for NeW York, which want- e(d to pick him up--or at least tow him in. He thanked the cap- tain but refused. Victory was in sight. He was given provisions and left to his fate. Never Thought of Failure. Lose hope? Not this sailorman Gerbault ! "During:the heght of that twen- ty-four day storm my mast was battered loose, my bowsprit brok- en and'I was drenched to the skin. whichbrought about the fever, but I always figured that if the worst should happenthe mast toppling--I'd rig up something with a sail and put in for nearest land, Bermuda. The twenty-fifth day, about the midklle of July, however, the storm-subsided and I continued for New York. I re- bufltthe bowsprit, tightened the mast, nmnded the riggingand sM- ed "on, I knew I'd reach New York somehow," Coming over he wore only heavy woolen trousers, a slipover sweater; no socks or shoes. Since April 5, when he started his trip from Gibraltar, he had been bare- lotted.  Doesn't likd any kind of footwear while har/diing his boat. or, to complete my building for me for a certain sum of money, and he was to employ all local labor and buy all material locally that he could with good business judgment. This he has done. Those who have goods to sell and have not call- ed on Mr. Jensen are the losers and certainly cannot hold their grievances against me. This l is a hint to some of the local dealers Wake up R. W. Shaw SUNDAY SCHOOL. BOOTH, AT THE COUNTY FAIR The Christi.-.. people of Snoho- mish county, through the courtesy of the fair officials, will have the unusual privilege of promoting the gospel of the Lord atthe Sno- homish County Fair at Granite Falls September 27 to 30. Under the auspices of the Amer- can Sunday School Union, a booth to be known as "The Lighthouse," will be maintained inthe agricul- tural buiMing where religious . - N ' n 'hterature grven'out a d a program of speaking, 'music and singing rendered each day. A rest room and place where visitors can cook coffe for heir lunch will also be provided. The program is .s follows : Fridav, 2:30 p. m.--Music, sing- ing and speaking by Snohomish churches, the Rev. Guy W. Jones, leader. 7:30 p. m.--Musical pro- gram, Hartford orchestra and Snohomish people. Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Singing, Mr. and Mrs. Edwards, Everett; re'ding, Miss Mary Mob:as, Ever- ett; Sunday School chart talk. 7:30 p.m. Music, Hartford, Lake Ste- vens orchestra and Everett young people. Sunday, 10 a. m.--Sunday school rally, the Rev. W. L. Reber, lead- er; topic, "Paul's Message to our Age": classes fdrall-ages.- 11 a.m.---Services, the Rev. Amos. Granite Fealls, the Rev. C. H. King i Everett. 2:30 p. m. Concert, Everett M. E. Choir, 30 voices 7:30 p.m. Pagent, "The Captive Maid" Granite Falls Union Congregat- lena! church; special music. HE sure-footed, long -wearing, All-Weather Tread of a Goodyear Cord isthe best tire insur- ance you can have. The high, thick, sharp- edged blocks of that famous tread dig wedge-like through mud or snow to slipless foot- ing, carrying on steadily or coming to a sure, safe stop. A Goodyear Service Station Dealers we sell and recom- mend the new Goodyear Cords with fhe beveled All- Weather Tread and back them up with =tandurd Goodyear ervice STAVE'S TIRE SHOP ,,WeStern Mmdo for Wegtcr Trod."  ' '4' In Leather Goods and Trunks WE LEAD OTHERS FOLLOW 'Our years of experience with leaflmr goods are at your service. Come in and look over our large assortment of Trunks, Traveling Bags, Suitcases, Hat Boxes and Wardrobe Trunks. Here one may make a choice with the full knowl- edge of receiving the most reliable service for the amount expended. We invite coral)arisen of prices and value too. Your repair work on Trunks and Leather Goods is always given prompt attention. Lorne A. Itake & Co. Phone 1063 Opposite N. P. Depot 513 R. R. Ave. Res. Phone 583