Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on May 2, 1930 · Page 18
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V *•••**{.. ' <*^'t*. THEOR fWBEW) PAYERS I t). C., May theories advanced by ' while" secretary of years ago, toilay are pkyirtf dividends to industry at the •ffta 6f $300,000,000 a year according t6'i(id*Htl':ri. Ely. chief Of the division oifv simpllnaa pfa'otloe, which gr6vr out off the former comwiei'ce secretary's idiaa on waste elimination., : More than 106 slrflpUfted practice rtbohirtiettdatlons ftre v now In effect, afid Industry ir showing a renewed interest In broader -applications, Ely said today. v •As an example of how the principle Is fcelng applied, the government expert told how one manufacturer' 6f eieeirte lamps reduced his Variety from 1,260 to 180 types. Lamp base style were cut from 179 to £hree. The trfanilfacturer was able td cut prices In. half In twelve years, and Inoreas.e sales 76 per cent In four years, . Slhillar savings have been ex- p^rlenced' In other branches of (tt- dUstry ..lyhere "simplification" has been tried, 'notably in the brick In- dtistry, Where paving: brick sizes have sustained a reduction of 94 per pent Ely 'said. 'Since Mr. Hoover turned over his cabinet Job to Robert P. 'Lahiont, Of Chicago, (industry has continued to improve the technique of its attack on costs of production, and distribution, Bfly jliftld. Simplification and standardization have been Its most ' powerful Weapons, he said. Simplified practice .Is a method of reducing waste by eliminating uflneces- Jfcnry variety In industrial products. TSJs Applied by Bly'a division, It la the /' concerted action of producers, dls- trib(»tors and consumers with the cooperation of the department of com- mer'ce, .to release capital investment, to Increase stock turnover and to stabilize production, distribution and employment. , V'Factual surveys of the benefits of simplified practice have brought out estimates of savings in materials, time attd labor which run high Into the millions of dollars," says the division chief. "Documentary evidence Is available to show that simplified practice is yielding benefits and Savings that approximate '$300,000,000 a year," Ely said. VILLAGE Under a spreading chestnut tree,... A village maiden stands. A maid as fair -as one could see In any promised land. She looks the whole world In the face Sha cares not—for any man. Her eyes are blue like skies above, Her cheeks are like a rose. Qolden locks wave in the breeze While in her beauty poise.; A quiet modest maid Is she, Cares not for fadlsh clothes. She goes on Sunday to the church In prayer she speaks a word. And when the organ's pealing forth Her sweet voice can bo heard, Singing in the village choir A voice like any bird. When morning comes a. task begins She's always up on time. Helping Mother wash the clothes, She hang's-'them on the line.' A working girl with commoa sense And very:hard to ttnd. . : i .. Her Father coming from the shop, The bellows cease to roar. anvil sound, is still again, sledge lay oh the floor. face and hands are blackened But she kissed him at the^ door. So my kind a.nd worthy friend, A good wife she has made. She is loved—by one and all, . The blacksmith's village maid. She retains her charms of youth As in the chestnut shades. JOHN C. GLENN, BIT Bast Grant avenue. DKNSE 1'OI'ULATION. : LISBON.—One of the places where the density of population \reaches its highest proportions Is the Portuguese colony of Macau. Recent statistics show that its population totals 157,175 —-all in an area of ten square kilometers. Of these, only 3,848 are Portuguese; 152,738 are Chinese, and the remainder of various nationalities. too. A ATTBNTION9 »r5Vvt Of* HIS LL8t< INTO A LIVE OAK. ALONG THE COAST* SfMOWINQ THfe EFFECTS OP CONSTANT, STRONG WINDS EAOWIN6 AL.WAVS IN ONE OKI*, •* HI* «CTVICC. IMC. \ BANKING CHAPTER WILL ELECT OFFICERS MAY T The Blair county. chapter pf the American Institute of Banking will hold its annual business meeting in the War Governor's suite of the Penn- Alto hotel on Wednesday evening, May 7. Beports of the past year's work will be submitted and 'officers will be elected for the ensuing year. The business session will be follow- ed'by a social period. A number of surprises for this period are being planned by the entertainment committee. 'Every member of the institute is urged to be present and a large crowd is anticipated. RIOI FOK MOVIES,. HAMBURG, May 2.—Forty youthful Inmates of a reform school near Kaltenklrchen rioted, partly wrecking the building. After police and firemen had quieted them they explained that they had revolted because they wanted to be transferred to a nearby prison "where better movies •were being shown." I o \ ec^^ SPRING FOOTWEAR You'll be charmed by ^^ AA the rare beauty of our ^g) new models styled in ,r<n leathers and fabrics all with a dominant ^f : ^B * W charm of individuality. ^* ^** 1115 Twelfth St. . \ 1309 ELEVENTH AVENUE Trimmed flat Day At This Store New York Sample Hats Choose from One of the Largest and Most Complete Stocks in the City ! Lacy Straws Hair Hats Panamalac Hair Braids Novelty Straws and Combinations Brimmed Styles Angel Face French Bandeau Off the Face And all the new Developments For Summer Hundreds of newer type straws just received. Tables and tables from which to select your new hat. Here is an opportunity not to be overlooked! For hats like these were never intendde to sell at this low price. Our New York buyers secured concession!! that are unheard of at this time of the year. These savings are passed on to our customers. 300 New Pattern Hats Just arrived. Just unpacked. Here arc liata for which you would expect to pay from $ti to $12.50. Hundreds of ths newer Htyles to from in all colors and Values to $8.60. Saturday Morning Special $ 8 U) An entire show room ol uamplea from one ot New York's foremost hat manufacturers — Bought at & great concession— Sale Saturday. Values to (3-86. Special .......... 1 RltHMAN 1313 ilEVENTH AVENUE ' 'UP TO A STANDARD NOT DOWN TO ' '.•:-.. .A • .r' ; v ..- PRICE From the day this business*was es tablished, fifty-one years ago* qua I- ity has been the first consideration of every Richman executive... quality is uppermost in the mind of every Richman employe. When you see the new spring suits and topcoats now offered for your selection, you will be impressed with the fact that they were "tailored up to a standard ... not down to a price." Costly clothes can give you no better style and fit... their rich fabrics and beautifully finished tailoring are seldom matched at less than $50. The price is low only because Richman's 55 store direct-from-factory sales volume gives you the benefit S 79 SPRING SUITS AND TOPCOATS THAT ARE AS INTERESTING IN VARIETY AS THEY ARE NOTABLE j IN VALUE , STYLES AND FABRICS SUITED TO EVERY TASTE SIZES TO FIT EVERY FIGURE of many economies, added to the saving of the middleman's profit. Everyone connected with Richman Brothers, from porters to president, is paying out of salary for the fourth subscription to the company's stock at $50 a share ... the same stock that is listed on the stock exchange at $90 . . . just one of the reasons for the remarkable quality and value of the clothes we make., ANY BUSINESS SUIT, TOPCOAT, GOLF OR DRESS SUIT IN EVERY RICHMAN BROTHERS STORE IN THE U, S. IS ALWAYS THE SAME PRICE THE RICHMAN BROTHERS COMPANY OPEN DAILY 8A.M.to5:30P.M. NO CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS V * 1313 ELEVENTH AVENUE * SATURDAYS 8 A. M. to 9 P. M. ODD TROUSERS $ 4, *6

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