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Let's All Save $51

The Oliver Typewriter Now $49Formerly $100

ON

N THIS page we print a coupon which saves you $51. This is the war-
time savings the Oliver Typewriter Company now offers you.

To save you half the former price of $100, we have instituted simpli-
fied selling plans. We no longer have an expensive force of 15,000 sales-
men nor costly offices in 50 cities. And in other ways we have made vast
economies in production and distribution.

ALL of the savings in price come from our new and economi. cal sales plans and increased production.

keep it we will refund the trans.
portation charges.

The Oliver Nine sells itself.
YOU are the judge. Merit must
convince.

Used machines accepted in exchange at a fair valuation.

an

Half Price Wins!
The $100 Oliver for $49 is so
popular that our entire plant, de-.
voted exclusively to the manu-
facture of new Olivers, is now
being enlarged.

Sales are increasing enormously
both to individuals and big con-

Each day adds hundreds of Oliver users. Each day some great company sees the economy of the Oliver way. Over 600,000 Olivers have been sold.

typewriter is worth $100, it is this :
splendid, speedy Oliver Nine.

The Oliver Nine is our latest
and best typewriter. It has all the
wanted improvements. It is built
of the finest materials.

It has a universal keyboard, so any typist may use it. And it has dozens of features not found elsewhere.

The Oliver Nine is preferred by
many of the foremost concerns in
the country, some of whom we
list below. Its popularity is inter-
national.

Save $51
This $49 Oliver is our identical
$100 machine-not a change, not
the slightest cheapening. This is
our $2,000,000 guarantee.

We send you an Oliver for free
trial. You are your own salesman.
Try it for five days. Then if you
want it, pay us at the rate of $3
per month. If you do not want to

cerns.

Free Trial
Note the two way coupon be-
low. It brings you either
Oliver for free trial or our remark-
able book entitled “The High
Cost of Typewriters—The Reason
and the Remedy."

This book explains how we are
able to save you $51. With it we
send a descriptive catalog.

Fill out the coupon now for
either the free trial Oliver, or for
our book.

Canadian Price, $62.65
THE OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY

1213 Oliver Typewriter Building. Chicago, Iit.

Remember, we offer here perfectly new Olivers-latest models -never used. So do not confuse this offer–because of the pricewith second-hand or rebuilt machines of an earlier model. If any

The only reason we have been able to hold to a $49
price is our very large output. We hope to be able to
maintain this price. Materials and labor costs are in-
creasing. We may be forced to raise. We do not wish to.
We do not expect to. But we advise you to act now to be
certain of getting your Oliver at the present price of $49.

THE OLIVER TYPEWRITER COMPANY

1213 Oliver Typewriter Bldg., Chicago, I.

Ship me a new Oliver Nine for five days' free inspec

tion. If I keep it, I will pay $49 at the rate of $3 per month. The title to remain in you until fully paid for. My shipping point is....... This does not place me under any obligation to buy. If I choose to return the Oliver, I will ship it back at your expense at the end of five days.

Do not send a machine until I order it. • Mail me your

book-" The High Cost of Typewriters-The Reason and the Remedy,” your de luxe catalog and further information.

SOME OF THE FAMOUS USERS:
United States Steel Corporation Hart, Schaffner & Marx
Baldwin Locomotive Works

International Harvester Company
Pennsylvania Railroad

Diamond Match Company
Columbia Graphophone Company

New York Edison Company
Bethlehem Steel Company

Boston Elevated Railways
National City Bank of New York Morris & Co., Packers

Jones & Laughlin, etc., etc.

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This Coupon Is Worth $ 51

placed upon the report of the Federal Trade Commission places the packers in s Year Book, which contains other fact

reader of The Outlook may obtain a cost 390

HOARDING HIDES--A

DISCLAIMER In The Outlook of February 6 there appeared. an article entitled “Hoarding Hides,” in which reference is made to å recent preliminary report issued by the Federal Trade Commission, which is interpreted as indicating that the packers are illegitimately hoarding hides, and therebr increasing unnecessarily the prices of leather and shoes.

The number of cattle slaughtered has increased greatly during the past five years, but the demand for leather and shoes, dué both to foreign purchases and to unprecedented prosperity at home, had increased during 1915 and 1916 even more rapilly than the supply of hides. Our Nation's exports of men's shoes, for example, increased from 4,450,000 pairs in 1914 to 12,800,000 pairs in 1916.

During 1917 the number of cattle slaughtered was the greatest in our history, and hence the domestic supply of hides was unusually large. On the other hand, the 1917 domestic demand for shoes did not keep pace with this increased supply of hides, and the British embargo and lack of shipping facilities cut down our exports. As a result, the prices of hides, except the heaviest hides, which are used for army shoes, fell appreciably during 1917. Leather prices did not advance during the past year, but slightly decreased.

The packers necessarily have a large supply of hides on hand at any time, owing to the length of time it requires to cure these hides and to sell them. On the declining market of 1917 it was difficult for them to find a market for all their hides,

although Swift & Co. actually sold twenty This Concrete Road

per cent more hides during 1917 than dus

In other words, Swift & Co. has

been hoarding hides about the way that Makes possible efficient, economical opera

Chicago has been hoarding snow and the

freight yards around New York have been tion of motor trucks between Dundee, Illinois,

hoarding freight, and this is undoubtedly true of the other packers. Swift & Ca

has no desire to keep capital tied up in hides and Chicago. And continuous, successful

any more than necessary, and sells them

just as fast as the market can absorb them. motor truck operation

operation requires
requires concrete

The packers do not place values on hides roads—that will stand

in the sense that they control the price ; up under heavily

they have to be governed by the supply of loaded trucks traveling at high speed.

hides on the one hand, and the demand of the leather and boot and shoe industries on

the other. The article mentions that the There would be less likelihood of food or fuel shortages if con price of hides has increased twice as much crete roads were everywhere, so that motor trucks could operate

as the prices that we have paid for cattle. uninterruptedly between farm and town, town and city, trans

The prices of hides do not depend on the

prices of cattle, and the fact that hides porting promptly as wanted the things needed by homes and have risen more rapidly has enabled us to industries.

pay more for cattle, and to sell our meats

at lower prices than would have otherwise Hard roads vitally affect the wage earner, the business man, the

been the case. farmer-YOU. They are a prime factor in fighting the high

In this connection, it is significant that cost of living. They are essential to an early winning of the war.

on its cattle business during 1917 Swift & Co.'s net profit, including the return from

hides, was only about à fourth of a cent Let us tell you where concrete roads are standing up under the heaviest traffic, how little the burden

because we believe that the interpretation of their cost, how insignificant their maintenance

of our PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION

We are sending you a copy about the operations of Swift & Co. An

ing 1916.

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per pound of beef. We mention these facts

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ATLANTA
CHICAGO
DALLAS
DENVER

HELENA
INDIANAPOLIS
KANSAS CITY
MILWAUKEE

Offices at

MINNEAPOLIS
NEW YORK
PARKERSBURG
PITTSBURGH

SALT LAKE CITY
SAN FRANCISCO
SEATTLE
WASHINGTON D. C.

by writing to the general offices in Chicaga

SWIFT & Co.
Per L. D. H. Weld, Manager,
Commercial Research Department.
Chicago, February 13 1918.

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“I FORGOT” HAS LOST MANY A JOB

Your memory is the most wonderful instrument in the world if you only know how to use it. It can be readily taught to do things that look marvelous, but are really only the result of your natural mental faculty properly controlled and applied.

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DAVID M. Roth, Memory Expert

WHAT CAN BE DONE BY HIS METHOD
The New York Tribune said:

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Hotel McAlpin.
"Mr. Roth asked the men

at any
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What You Read

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Speeches You Hear Facts
Talks

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Selling Points

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Legal Points

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The Seattle Post Intelligencer said:

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“Mr. Roth started his exhibition by asking sixty of those present to introduce themselves by name to him. Then he waved them aside and instructed a member at a blackboard to write down names of firms, sentences and mottoes on numbered squares, meanwhile sitting with his back to the writer and only learning the positions by oral report. After this he was asked by different Rotarians to tell what was written down in various specific squares and gave the entire list without a mistake.

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WOULD YOU LIKE A MEMORY LIKE

THAT?
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"You may not want to give a performance, but would you like to remember telephone numbers-engagementsnames and faces?

"In the first evening you spend on my first lesson you will discover a mental power that you never dreamed you possessed. I know this is true because my pupils-thousands of them-have so testified."

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The Christian Science Monitor - the international daily newspaper-has no political axes to grind. Its concept of its responsibility is not limited by partisan affiliations. Its endeavor is to support and protect every righteous activity expressed individually or nationally. It is also ready to risk the displeasure of even the most humanly powerful interests and systems, in order that the light of publicity shall penetrate their motives and actions.

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THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

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The editor of Life has written the story of the future mechanical and spiritual triumph of man in a novel more amazing than “ Amos Judd and

The Pines of Lory.

The Regulation of Wages....

395 The Railway Control Bill...

395 The Housing Bills...

395 An Hour of Light for an Hour of Night 396 The American Army in France. .. 396 The New Machine Gun.

397 For the World's Liberty..

397 Mr. Bryan Reaps...

397 The Archbishop of York.

398 What Mr. McAdoes...

398 Stopping The Outlook....

398 Cartoons of the Week.

399 The Packers.......

400 An Air Mail Service...

400 For National Service.....

400 Japan to Aid Her Allies Against Germany 401 No Time to Think Peace....

401 Æsop on Russia.......

402 What Is to Become of Our Reservoir of

402 Lenten Lessons : III-A Leader of Men. 404 On Becoming a Mexican Bandit.

404 Educating Women Voters....

405 The Japanese Army and Its Commanders 406 Some Washington Portraits.....

408 Special Correspondence by Frederick M. Davenport Dare We Dicker for Peace P.... ...... 409

By Joseph H. Odell The Heralds of Spring (Poem)......... 412

By Jean Brooke Burt Mobilizing 'Rastus.

412 By Lieutenant Charles C. Lynde Current Events Illustrated..

413 Weekly Outline Study of Current History 418

By J. Madison Gatbany, A.M. The Nation's Industrial Progress... 420 The Secret (Poem)...

421 By Pauline Frances Camp - Two Cheering War Incidents..

421 Investigate Before Investing.

423 The New Books ..

424 The Pastor and the War.......

426 Hoarding Hides-A Disclaimer .

390 By the Way.....

426

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Dental practice in late years has made enormous progress. Many old theories have been abandoned. Many new methods have been adopted, after long clinical tests.

Thisis one which refers to teeth cleaning. And dental authorities feel that everyone should know it.

An evident fact is that old tooth-brushing methods have failed. Statistics show that tooth decay and pyorrhea have constantly increased. Tartar forms and teeth discolor - all despite the daily brushing. And dentists now know why.

The reason lies in a film - that slimy film. You can feel it. It constantly accumulates. It gets into crevices and hardens and stays. Even on smooth surfaces it accumulates.

That film absorbs stains and discolors. It hardens into tartar. It holds food particles which ferment and form acid. It holds the acid in contact with the teeth - the cause of decay.

It harbors germs and breeds them-millions of them. They, with tartar, are the chief cause of pyorrhea. In various cases they enter the tissues and enter the stomach, causing many serious troubles. Nearly all tooth troubles and many others are now traced to that film on teeth.

Much of that film escapes the tooth brush. The ordinary dentifrice cannot dissolve it. Many kinds make it more difficult to remove. That is why tooth cleaning has been so ineffective.

But now a new-day dentifrice-called Pepsodent-acts directly on that film. It solves the problem of clean, safe teeth as nothing else has done. And now, having been accepted by able authorities, we urge you to prove it by

a one-week test.

Pepsodent is based on the fact that the film is albuminous matter. The basis of Pepsodent is pepsin, the digestant of albumin.

The object is to dissolve the film. Then to daily combat the film, preventing its accumulation.

Pepsin long seemed forbidden. It is useless unless activated. And the usual activating agent is an acid, harmful to the teeth.

But science has now solved that problem. It has discovered an activating method which is absolutely harmless. Five governments have already granted patents. That activating method is now used in Pepsodent.

Dental authorities have now submitted this dentifrice to three years of clinical tests. They have applied it in thousands of cases, carefully watching results.

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Note how clean your teeth feel after using. Mark the absence of the slimy film. Note how the teeth whiten as the fixed film disappears. Note how it polishes the teeth.

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