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Some people seem to have the idea that the money supply of this community is a deep flowing- well that will never run dry; that we can permit great quantities of money to be sent away each week— nejverJto ! return—and still go on having a prosperous, happy community.; ^ ! | But just as any well will eventually go dry unless water is put back into the ground—so this city fill eventually go dryunless more of the money that is produced here is kept here—returned to circulation h ! ere—and used for creating jmore business—more jobs—more wages—for building better schools—better homes — better streets, etc. '* - I .' tie And, just as ! you never miss jso'you-will not miss the. money week until the community! has beefr water until the well goes dry jfhat is being sent out of to\jvn each milked dry. : ; ' The chain stores are sending more money out of this town than you probably realize. If this continues at this rate — if they are permitted to become more numerous and more powerful year after yjear, we shall soon find that our cipy will be slipping back instead of pushing ahead. "Well, what can we do about i] You can give your patronage to —where your money will stay in town arid find its way back into the channels of trade. You can trade with the local merchant, who has his home and his interests here—who does his banking and his buying here—who pays taxes here — who puts his shoulder to the wheel whenever there is a civic or community job to be done — who is always boosting and building up, rather than merely seeing how much he can get out of, this town of ours. / U \ | "But the chain storej saves us money!" some one says. Well do they? Are you sure of that? Have you compared prices'— on the same brands and lines? And ,on the same size packages? Have you considered^ the service which the independent stores give, such as credit accommodation, delivery, telephone orders accepted, etc. All 11 of these. things considered, you will find that the reliable independent dealer givfes you more for your money, instead of less^. He is not here today, and somewhere" else tomorrow. His thought is— not how much he can sell you—but how well he can serve you. J t?" some one asks. You can do this, he home owned independent store These Independent Home-town Merchants j Me Moore & Moore Young & Bargain Don't let.our wel Help keep it full and can get back into the of prosperity and home town pride go dry. overflowing by spending your money where it local channel'of trade. Patronize the local independent store. Mattingly Cleaners ome Trade Shoe Store ipton Ice e Boston Crean Store Co.