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TIIUIRSDAY, MAY 15, 1919.
The piliciity tIrea oft the demo cratic Ional commitee
is sending omiit at ix-pjage sheet "l', the inforllmalion and i.se of
editorts." A careful perusal t fitiI the saulte fa ils to discloe ally
thing which a l r' l gre.ssive eCIIdlill, o'ulll care I , I .ss . I 1 his..
As a ileuese oi deni tii achievenitenIts ani.t policies the
publicity iar'eau ftails to convince. II is strangely silent on
all matter.s which ate lippermast in Ilte minds of the liberal
liinded people U1 this cra tiry. It is silent nn the I1 poinits.
and rightly so. they having beeni disuitedel by the presidenti aild
his im!p'rrial .llealgues. N''11m (;reat Jeilniln anid Japan. at the
tloi eveer, titholigh the p hliliiily hititetai is silent ilil then,
!he democratic party, lhier tllth, leadership o1 the Princel on
ptiriiessor, is in t witioll ome 11(, la le achieli llvemenll ts, iretiii.st
aiilo .g tlhese being:
1. The taring i ld featlherilig of ortgantized frmers.
2. The lynching and mobbingi orl labor l lmeaders.
:3. The siuppressiiion the rights ,1of ee spllech, feie Is
settllage uand a free piress.
i.. The seiitencing Ii loii.ng tieris o. i priiI lisotIiii nlent of men
i'or expellssing ;it hlonest oi iiiioiin; aald the laiglliisling in ji il
at the lpreseit time of ait lab ri leailer who.ii a(ii. rdii g tii. li presi
Idenlit's n Sulnli i ionii, anl alsllo a hligh glvi(ernll ent lll(l lTicil , was
'raeil l ill by corrupll olcials.
The above achieverlieilts belo;g In Ilhe democratic pa"ty and
a ,ieii l'raticii lipresidenl t. all it iaiinnot l e uriged tlhat the pary l'
or the presiieil chi ,I inot hi\ve, the lliwe t'o tIl'eveni t orll etmely t
A party iad a piresidenti wliih hal the lipower i consciript
tiho lt niliood f thle icountry all ill send it tIi the ice fields ot Si
ieria to fight a peoplu e with Vwhiai we were inot It war. eer
taiily caninit ple ad lack o jiiiiisdiction Iio pretvenit the tiriling
and f'eatheriiig of organized l'lartiers.
A presidienit \iho is exercisinig at the lpresenit lime, the li\power'
to seind Americiin troopts Ito assist the iimperiail troops of l (ireat
1 ritaiih l and Japan ill sub.juiglling i l'riendly people, cannot
pleadil liki( a power to preveni' ll t the lynching aniiiI mobbing oI hi
A president ]idh n oeloer into agreemnits wvilh Ilie relpre
sentlttives (it' imperial (realI tilaiii and imperial Japan, to
ideny the claiiii is to i lte ulen ice i liiof Illssi.ni, the Irishi, the
('hiiniese, the F'iiinish anal tIlhe iKorean peoples, iiiannoiit pleidil that
lie was lpoweiletss to i siecurei justice for i liir leatler iii thlie
stale of (itliforti ia.
W ith hluireds o tliisaluids iof tiroopils til hlis co ilmmand. Iltie
]resideint lial it ill his powe t l t e\'eint all, or nie ly ir all a'
the crimes eliulll letite ai .ve. whichli atoe alitng the i.iost
notablte aciitiemenliets oi a democrauiltic presidenit itul partyll
here at homiie.
The press. o lua ' the demucratlic nalional c(ummittee says:
" "regressives' in congress nieedin't feel that. they luiiiist retroi
grade by joininig the republiiiniii uajrily. Theyt always have
the opportunit y i lt l coitiiiiice pi'gressinig iby co-operatini g wvilh
the demniuera ts.'
liuogressives, ili ior it out icongress. needn't ai dl shouldnl'!
retrogradile ]by joininig the irepublicani timitijrily: ieilther shoiiutll
they co-operateo \itlh the democl'ts and retrograde to the
period before the lie I ' Washinigtoni.
The only course fit' action that ai progressive int illrsu>e,
antd tii. retrogralde. is oi qliit h th the Irepubllitiiani itil deiio
cratic partlies, titl a injoin or [o m iit a new piityl, or gel together
with some or till iof the minor at lities inow ill existence, iandil
aiglree liupon ai progmlili wlich will assei.t lithe ildependeiie of
the republic of the Iiunited states. tiul reitllirin t in rl -esta liaishi
anld miake oiperntive its conistittion.
pOWverP because the greal miss at' Isc 1 tlilers---1he work
('s aild 1'atIr'Irs- had given Ip h jopes ui' ev(er securinlg r'edless
,o their iwrongs throughi the republiut'tl Iia rty- tlhe t'avo;r ile
party o1' \Wall street.
Presidentl \'ilsou wavs re-elected hbecause, amiiog other
things, hlie had keptl uas ut oif war. Admitting the justilieatioti,.
\veni the necessity, 4) the dlemovrtalic presideint ideparting from.
his "'we are too proudl to light" ptsition. whait are the fruils of
the change inll policy byV President \\'ilsou? We ithu himi en
tering into nuLImerous agreements and alliances w\\hich pledge
us to engage iii wars in the lfuture, along with (Ireat Britain
and Japan. whenever some peoples claim the right Ito sell'
determination. Either we repudiatsethese alliances ani treat
the aglreements as "mere scrapIs ol' paper," or we ibec.me a
nation of imperialists. deinyinig to iothers the right w\e 'ought
for and secured inl 1776.
With its record of lynchings, tarring and fteathering. and its
suspensions o)f c~iilstitlltiinal guaranltees. the democratic party
has forfeited all claimis I1to e returned to power, and its lpub
licity bureau has ulidertakeni atu impossible task 'whien it seeks
to defend, or reconmmenl Ithe capitalistic and imperialist ic
engagements entered into by President Wilson.
And the republican party, ni better now thaii when it was
ousted from power, still the arty w\\hich functions most per
fectly for Wall street, offers n. relie' I',ir the ills from which the
producers-the workers iand farmers-lhave been suffering
and which are growing mnure acute.
For the Iprogressive, the radical, the liberal, whether they
lie workers, farmers, professional or business men, there is
only one solution-to join some party other than the repuib
licau or democratic parties, or form a new party which will
' make of the republic of the United States a "government of, for
Union Stock Holders in the
Butte Daily Bulletin
UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA-Locals: Sand Coulee,
Stocket,. Roundup, Lehigh, Klein, Washoe, Red Lodge, Smith
FEDERAL LABOR UNION--Livingston.
MACHINISTS' UNION--Creat Falls, Butte, Livingston.
MACHINISTS HELPERS' UNION-Great Falls, Butte.
CEREAL WORKERS-Great Falls.
BLACKSMITHS' UNION-Butte and Miles City. e
ELECTRICIANS' UNION-Livingston, Deer Lodge, Butte.
BAKERS' UNION-Great Falls.
SHOE WORKERS-Great Falls.
PLASTERERS' UNION-Great Falls.
RAILWAY CAR REPAIRERS-Livingston, Miles City.
BREWERY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
HOD CARRIERS' UNION-Butte and Bozeman.
STREET CAR MEN'S UNION-Butte.
METAL MINE WORKERS' UNION (Independent)--l utte.
PRINTING PRESSMEN'S UNION-Butte.
STEREOTYPERS AND ELECTROTYPERS' UNION-Butte.
BRIDGE AND STRUCTURAL IRON WORKERS-Butte.
BROTHERHOOD BOILERMAKERS AND HELPERS-Butte and
STEAM AND OPERATING ENGINEERS-Great Falls.
BUTCHERS' UNION-Great Falls.
INTERNATIONAL MOLDER'S UNION, LOCAL NO. 276-Butte.
LAUNDRY WORKERS' UNION, NO. 25-Butte.
-BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, LOCAL NO.
TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL-Miles City.
HOD CARRIERS' UNION---Helena.
BROTHERHOOD RAILWAY CARMEN OF AMERICA, COPPER
LODGE NO. 430-Butte:
BUTTE FOUNDRY WORKERS' UNION-Butte.
TAILORS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION-Butte.
BOILERMAKERS, SHIP BUILDERS AND HELPERS OF AMERICA
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF BLACKSMITHS AND HELP
ERS, LOCAL NO. 211-Seattle, Wash.
WORKERS', SOLDIERS' AND SAILORS' COUNCIL-Painters' Hall,
AND THOUSANDS OF INDIVIDUALS IN BUTTE AND MONTANA
atl( Idby the people," and rel.pudiale all agreements which inter- n
ferte with the eljovymelit of the same formi of governmiient by
anty other peioples. n
The rivatl claims of both repth.liiiicn and( (democratic pull
licily btlteoniS aire fallinig on deal' ears. What. is wanited by"
lthe people of this countlillvry is a governmentt, which recogniZes
the wort.li of at' iels ailld the wVr'lilessniess of' it kaiser, at czar, a
or a kinig.
A govertl'nment is watlied in this country whicIh \vill punish s
divino-right. mutirdererI' s ail(Ind il ot ' frie d iof till the i)eopile, like
i'tigen, elbs. it
A:iil Tlhey will hiave it in good tite. n
l c}liy of Ithe Itillte Saturdalily Pink, ais Ialitilltniced ill its is- '
sute oit' May 3:
\We are capitailistic----if c'piilitt r.ul effect. the eradica
ia of rt' di'itcal rai'n t' 'r whitch is eating nI the vitals of
We itre Iolstdevists-il' Ibolshivism ailt remove prof- t
ileering glttltfftis \\hol a I'alelti on tflesh of others.
We are(. democratsll.l --il' the delllmocraitic party will con- -
litinue It seive lihe best interests of the Utnited States as
we see tliht nii.
We aire re'tpiiblitcas-il' the democr.ts fail in this.
The wortlby yliung getlillelnen who get out the Pink seem t
to lbe "oil the I'tec." They aillnolllnc it w\ithout shame.
All clhiai la II iiltl e tlappiiarentlll y has s.tiothered the normal
niattily instittit to r'ight ai wironig wheni it is perceived. These
youn' g meii splealk withll sbtiltdling rheluori of vt ague imonlosters
that "eat at the vilals of soctiety" and "fatten on the flesh of
others." They see, realize. and speak of these cancers in
the social body. TheXy are runnling a tewspaper. They
naivote ilceess oir t liteitr idenas to the miiinds orf thousands of citizens
\lwho sitller frotni Ilim.se \eils adt who itltiiiately must, erLadicate
11tl the editiors (tl' the Pinik, sloully refuse to applly their
iimentaiil acimelllllto e tns orf finding it way to eradicate evils.
They say, "Lot G(eorlge dlit it. Anid tileri (George has dotle it,
Itetn we'll be for (lGeorge.'
II' ((,Irge p'roves ito Ie a bollshlevist, Iliteilthey'll be holshie-
vists. I Ge( orge shnli.t hlI e ia r(lepubil lic , thenl they'll bIe r'
TI The edlitors of the Pink shouitl e alshliiuned of themselves.
'The'v ire slaiker's ini the great war Ini make soc(iely sale i't'
A LESSON FOR MERCHANTS.
I elt' .1. lHeinz is dead! Well, nIl any rate lie acconl
- plished somiietlhing before hie patissed. It is surely sonietlhiing
s ilt have elevatedI' ii thle lowly pickle ifroit its obscurity alnd t
e Hative ilade the li '57 var'ieties." ilillolls.
Anid tile'i'hants genierally imay see' ini Mr. Heinz's life site
' ess ai se. ii oti soud hisiiness iniethos. It w'as printer's
1, ink, in the I'orn of iadlvertiselimeiils. I lll made Ileiiz and gave
n. !'ali to his lproducts.
Speatkiig itt' hit terrible ptitilie'ptlititiiig law paissedtl by the
SInst Northlli I)kta legislature, Ithe Michigan (N. D.) Ar'ena
Iays: .-The Alrena wtias th.le tltliciiil ipaper last year and re
cei\ve' albout i$600 Itrom the co 'lllI I'or publications. Two
it olhe papersi' got the shale .iotil. It' the new law had beenl
at in elecit the codiilily \vwotild hlte\' i\'veli $1,200." Wthy the
it Ihowl against, this very i'easonli.tilnll ecioinly? It cuts oil otie
If' the lit dilig Irouighs of th Ie ctl-lie piolitical machines, as
Ilie Arellil ilitimalites, lit nii lilt uil ti e of ecolnomy which does
h tllat is justtiied---ii the keJt p'ress.
Now thal the demciiratliic ptlititicitits ire agitating for the re
noval oi' Posit runster g( enlerial Itl. iteson,t the country is more
ciinearly of one mind ion tl e Ihiii, tlihan it has been for many
i years. ilepublicill., sdelm.,crall.. iorganized farmers, labor
pliarties, Inhor Iliols., sleiailists. Iblshevists and whatever else
there is except lti'lesolt's tpersoIl I't fllI\o ing- think of it--all
iof ilit mind. Let 99)).I!) per rolt 'tile.
ig \Whoit scornts itilh co1,1 l nl'eeling eye
His 'wornoiit workittalt- pileading cry,
Anid turns hint iii tIhe li'riet to die?
b- "Ill the last three \weeks the !t'Irk has visited Yellowstone
ill Natiolal park, bringing about 7t1i liiitlohi calves,'" reads a news.
or item this morning. Sonie buill!
AERIAL POLICE FORCE IN CALIFORNIA
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Thel city of Veizice, Cl., ha'4 establl',hed an aerial police force, Otto "Meyerhoffer, a w~el1-know~n aviator, being the
$rst air policeman appointed. He is shiown here, in leather coat, standing by his machine.
LIFE IN BOURGES
Village of Bourges, France, u
February 10, 1919. ci
Dear Friends of Little Italy and o
the Underworld: 0
Well, I guess it's about time I am ft
writing to the wops and hunks of C
the fanmous city of Meaderville, as I1
I feel the sun-dodgers are back on the o
job, therefore don't expect no "over h
the top" stuff from me, as I come n
from a peaceful family and didn't ti
particip te (if that's the way you t
spell it) in this war to the extent A
of front-line duty. At present I am t:
classifying the "daisy pushers," and y
am classified as an office boy. a
Some time I'm having with the y
Waacs. Everybody goes out Waac y
hunting, but there's not near as is
much class to them as the mada- a
moisell(s. I'll have to write home o
to tell them to take down the serv- 0
ice flag, however, if hostilities had I
not ceased (notice big words) when t
I asked him to, I'd probably be six a
feet under the ground or else kidding i
Red Cross nurses in a hospital. a
Well, to tell you the truth, you I
don't need front line trenches, as 1
there are plenty of taps played I
around some of the camps. I can a
hardily see how some of the birds(
live around here, but the Yanks I
seem to be getting fat and enjoying c
the beautiful damp and rainyt
weather that France has had for the'
last century, according to the re- i
marks of a peasant I met the other t
night. I think if we taught them i
that little rhyme entitled: "Rain, I
rain go away, come some other day,"
it would do some good, or else teach I
them not to kill spiders, as thatI
causes irain also, maybe the streetsI
are full of spiders and you cannot
help it, and when I get to look into
it deeper, I'll have to build the 1
spiders a tunnel to "promenade" 1
through. So far the rain is here to
stay, so we will have to let that drop
for awhile and take up another sub
Next we pass on to the beautiful
buildings which they have not. Soime
of them are tall and beautiful as
the ones on Noble street or in the
Cabbage Patch district, and the
wonderful trees that surround them
comes the beautiful odor which
smells the same as comes from the
famous "Nigger Lizzie" on Galena
street. Well, we will let the build
ings fall and leave the trees stand
for awhile and now take up the
Thel people here are very pleasant
to us Yanks, and nothing is too good
for us here and nothing too bad,
as we can stand almost anything,
if we can stand Reveille. The old
peasants have the attire of Chris
topher Columbus when he discov
ered America,. while the up-to-date
swells dress in society like Dr. Cook
when hlie discovered the North Pole.
They say Dr. took got lost and that
is the way society feels on the
streets among is American. Now
you can judge for yourself the beau
tiful sights along the streets.
Oh, yes, the women smoke cigar
ettes here and so do their babies.
I' When Mama gets through smoking,
she gives the butts to the baby, and
when the baby gets through with
the butts, she chews the tobacco
which, is left, and Mama washes her
teeth with the ashes. I could write
a magazine about the women folks
but will save myself the trouble and
just say "Ooh, La La La, Sweet
Papa,i' and finish with the woman
until I return and can tell you every
The rivers and ponds here are the
s most wonderful I have ever seen,
and would be more wonderful if
they wouldn't wash their clothes in
them. Every Friday afternoon the
rivers and ponds look like the banks
of Silver Bow creek near the Pink
saloon on Atlantic street. That
It much for the rivets and ponds, so
we'll let them flow along and pro
ceed further into matrimony, salaries
O and Wages.
It The high-class, able-bodied .man
receives as high as five or seven
francs per day, which in God's
e money is from one dollar to $1.40
per day, so you can see that it isn't
hard for a man to enter into matri
8 mony witl, such high wages. If he
makes ten francs per day, which is
two dollars, he can have the privilege
of marrying the president's daughter
or the cafe keeper's chambermaid.
,c The best way to enjoy a honeymoon
is to get out into a rowboat, row
11 out into the ocean and lose your
1I' self. At present I have no desire
for this said matrimony, so I'll lay
9 off of that. for to witness a wedding
11 ceretilony here would make Andy
Rice's imonologue on "The Wedding"
sing "Ilotm. Sweet Home."
Npw we shall bring upon restaur
ants for our next subject. Some
Yanks try to bring them down, but
I say up in the air with the restaur
ants ibecause they give us the good
feeliegs of tile famous Spokane
restiurant on South Main street, in
other words, that home-likO feeling,
IC as you feel when you get in trouble
' with your mother-in-law. First
comm's the waiters. Talk about
clast, their beautiful barber-like
atigue clothes and wonderfully
:urled moustaches, make you think
)f the boys who hang around A. B. C.
)r X. Y. Z. Next comes the bill of
Pare, which reminds you of a
;hinese puzzle or a death warrant.
It's as black as a white tape at 12
)'clock on a Saturday night. Next
le asks for your order and here is
where the fun comes in. You go
through about sixteen motions and
try your best to talk in the lingo.
After breaking out your upper teeth
trying to make him understand that
you wish beefsteak and potatoes, lie
says "Out, oui," which means, yes,
yes, and walks off, leaving you with
your wisdom tooth wondering what
is coming on. Then starts the
spread. First he brings a large bowl
of soup, which he probably drained
out of the famous bubbling creek in
Luna park. You look at him with
tears in your.eyes, but he only smiles
as he doesn't know any better, but
if he knew what you were thinking
about, lie would go out and get
himself another job, perhaps in a
lumber yard where board is much
better. The steak is first run under
a presser, and you must eat it very
quickly before it shrinks back to its
normal size which is about the size
of a silver dollar. While chewing
the said steak, your thoughts wander
way back and you curse the man
who invented shoe leather. Next
the potatoes. They look like they
were shot out of a big French can
non, peelings and all. In some parts
of the country potatoes are fed to
the hogs and Got knows, the hogs
eat them. After enjoying the meal,
in comes the sparkling vin blanc,
which is the French name for wine.
It tastes as if it were made in the
twelfth century V. D. I bet if they
tried to give it to a donkey he would
lick their brains' out. Whenever I
get so I can speak to the monsieur
who owns the joint, I'll invite him
over to the Chequamegon cafe and
show him what a real meal tastes
Oh, yes, the amusements and pas
times. Let us take a poolroom here,
which has room for just one table.
The tip on the cue is always as flat
as the tires were on my "Cadillac
racer" last year. You chalk your
cue on the ceiling and when you
hear the plaster crack and start
coming down on the table, it reminds
you of the old "Iopa" on West Park
street on a Saturday night when in
Now let us take the opera house.
There was some very good shows
since I've been here. One of them
was a six-bout boxing contest be
tween Frenchmen and Americans in
which three frogs were put to sleep
and the other three will have to take
a vacation for about six months.
The other shows were given by us
Americans and were very good.
When there is a French show, I go
in anyway as it is a good place to
take about a three or four-hour nap.
So much for amusements to the
beautiful subject "Street Cars."
Street cars, sure, lots of them.
The McQueen Special is sure a Pull
man compared to them. If anyone
wanted to commit suicide by laying
on the tracks, to wait for a street
car to run him down, he would die
of exposure. The fare is 15 cen
times (about 3 cents) to any part
of the city and that's about all it's
worth. Street cars pass on: "Choo!
Choo! here comes a train." They
should be trained to run on time,
but time is nothing to them as they
run by the calendar. It took me
about three days to ride 150 kilos
and if it wasn't for the plenty of
emergency rations given by Uncle
Sam I would have starved.
Well, dear pals, as I have almost
run out of gasoline, and must save
some for another time, I'll close,
hoping this little book is enjoyed by
you and that if it has, I'll expect to
hear from some of you and with
best wishes and give the bunch my
best regards (my friends, "Church
Members," the Speed Bugs, Pool
Slickers, Ace in the Hole Players,
Lamstew and Toothless).
"The Mead. Kid."
P. S.--I might say I have traveled
some. Landed'in Le Harve Sept. 1,
1918. Went to LaGuerce, Revigny
(near Verdun), been in Paris three
times, in Bordeaux three times and
been in this place twice. HIave rode
in everything from a side-door Pull
man that makes 24 miles in 28
hours, to President. Poincare's first
class coach special which makes 85
JOINS U. S. NIAVY
Although he had served in France
with the Canadian expeditionary
forces, Walter Brogan, 220 East
Fourth street, Anaconda, yesterday
decided he liked military life better
than civilian pursuits, and enlisted
th' the United States navy. He left
last night for Salt Lake City, from
where he will be transferred to one
of the naval training stations on the
Thls' column is conducted for
and s .ltten by Bulletin readers.
If you have any suggestions to of
fer for the betterment of condi
tions in which the public in inter
ested, the Bulletin offers you this
opportunity for their expression
and interchange of comment with
your neighbors and friends.
Properly to protect this Open
Forum, all dommunications must
be signed with the name and ad
dress of the writer, but anony
mous signatures will be used In
the column it requested. Address
all communications to the editor
of the Bulletin and please be brief
and to the point.
The fighting part of the world's
war is over so far as the United
States is concerned. And everybody
is keyed up to start in on the recon
struction of unsorganized business.
We have plenty to do right at home
in the shape of desirable material to
handle the vast sums of money which
will be used in the near future, and
it is the duty of every citizen to see
that this money is placed to the best
adlvantage. Let it not be said that
this good old state is going back to
the old way, that makes public serv
ants despotic tyrants, when asked
to give an account of illegal acts coin
nmitted (luring their tenure of office,
but hold them down through public
ity, in order that there will be no cry
if there be any more scandals.
I take it for granted that the peo
pile of this county are more than sick
listening to oily tongued politicians,
passing the buck from time to time.
And the newspapers, which should be
the real voice of the people, makes
one believe that the editorial rooms
are located in a hop joint.` It is not
so long ago,that the people of Butte
ldecided to clean house, which caused
a large delegation of our big mitt
men to get under cover. We have had
plenty of time to figure on ways and
means to get rid of them. Several
have made an enforced exit, but 1
believe there are others among us
who still believe a public servant is
beyond the pale of law, and that an
oath of office is only a matter of
form. We must turn on the light, or
at least make them conmeout of their
shells. I am one of the, many who
believe that it will not do to carry
the friends of big mitters on the pay
roll. It seems that at any tlnxe
where there is a chance to expose one
of them that they have no trouble
to get first aid from their political
chiefs, which leads the public to be
lieve that everyone in this charmed
circle has it on each other, and the
people be damned.
An instance of this so-called good
fellowship is the Prlja case. It was
said that he had not asked for a new
trial, but his associates on the police
department saw fit to make up a
purse. What for? Are they afraid
that he may let something out? or is
it only a bond of sympathy? Perhaps
neither. But it is no precedent for
a Butte officer to come to the aid of
one of their kind, to defeat the laws
that they are paid to enforce and up
hold, especially when some company
lackey is threatened with conviction
for a crime against society.
I appeal again to common sense to
drive those creatures of a diseased
system out of their shells that we
may fill them in for purity's sake
and get rid of the patriotic clowns of
L With the Editors J
The federal land bank of Wichita
has been authorized to take out $2,
500,000 s4orth of hail insurance on
wheat sown in Kansas and Oklaho
ma. You see, through the instru
mentality of the federal seed wheat
loan, Uncle' Sam lent $3 an acre for
secding 600,000 acres down there.
He is unwilling to risk loss, and in
this is following the example of the
state of North Dakota, which is pro
tecting its own farmers in the same
way, and at less cost.--Grand Forks
(N. D.) Ameritan.
No sudden tranformation of na
tions has taken place. European
rulers have not changdd their out
look, their prejudices, hteir aims. It
is still each nation for itself, stub
bornly resisting any encroachment
upon what it supposes to be national
rights, and ready as ever to grasp
the 'sword in vindication of them.
Self-detetmination for small nations,
open international covenants openly
arrived at, seem to be as much day
dreams as the freedom of the seas.
-The (Dubuque, Iowa) Catholic
We notice that all the great plans
of the politicians for reconstruction
provide that the hands of the big
trusts must not be separated from
the pocketbooks of the people.-
Mille Lacs County (Minn.) Times.
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