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HISTORICAL
OF MONTANA,
HELENA.
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THE CARBON COUNTY CHRONICLE
Vol. 1, No. SO,
RED LODGE. CARBON ÇOUNTT,
'ANA
WEDNESDAY. OCT. 15, 102*.
$2.50 PER YEAR
LIINDERMAN CONDEMNS DEMOCRATIC WASTE
*
CANDIDATE FOR SENATOR
WILL SUPPORT C001IDGE
FRANK B. LIINDERMAN, repub
Lean candidate for United States Sen
at» accompaaied by Judge Edmund
Nichols of Billings, addressed a large
and appreciative audience at Work
ers Hall Tuesday night. Judge Nich
ole preceded Mr. Linderman and made
an .Interesting talk on National Issues,
referred to Mr. Linderman
In his talk; Judge Hie no la
a man, who was ably fitted to
represent our interests in national af
frin, while not being a politican but
a man of literary attainments and
abiRty, the type of man most needed
at this time, the man possessing the
"understanding heart.".
P. Wicher presided at the meeting.
Mr. Linderman in his talk convinced
every one present that he is a man of
sincere character, who would stand
firmly for the principles of the Repub
lican party and work earnestly' for
the interest of the fanner and all
other classes of citizens. Having
lived in Montana for forty yers, he!
to** followed the growth and develop
of tbs Treasure state and is well
aquainted* with her need*. As s story
taller Mr. Linderman is without an
equal and his speech was one that ap
; »led to the audience, enlivened as it
was with his inimitable stories. Mr.
Linderman'a speech is in part as fol-1
Unrest is abroad. The whole world
by the terrible war, and stag
at Its cost in h)«od and trees
as
Mr. Frank
«nt
lows;
shaken
gerinl
MSr-to
Ing, to Uttie better then
camp, while the Orieetal giant haa
suddenly stripped himself of the leih
argy of his dreams and is cutting
throat». Invited by false prophets
and demigogues suspicion and dis
trust arc whispering lies into the
world's ears. They are even here
with their whisperings, and there nev-,
er was a time in our country's history
whe- there was greater need of pa
triotism than now.
There never has
been a time when the cool, fearless
Americanism of Calvin Coolidge has
been so much needed
as now, when
in high places, instead of offer
ing collaboration to mitigate the un
rest in our land, aie heaping fuel up
on the fire, selfishly hopi.ig to gain
personal political strength from the
ranks of the discontented.
men
"Bred right, a student of both books
and men, frugal, sincere and honest;
never evading an issue, but instead,
in the very face of his campaign dnr-ihe
ing to do what he believed to
be
fight regardless of consequences to
himself—never without dignity, yet
personifying the plainness of
American citizenship at Its best, Cal
vin Coolidge, able and holding to high
Ideals, is the man who will guide us
safely through this period of unrest
and strife—keep us safe and sane,
even through the rest of the world
"Now in electing him let us not tie
his hands that his enemies may cruci
fy him. But let us, instead, give him
. republican Co^ „ thu. hi. pre
try and the world may be carried out.
Let us not forget that Senator Walsh
is against Calvin Coolidge. Hear
what he said of the President in his
Helena speech.
^■Tuet ns remember that the United
States of America has a work to do,
a great work for the world, as well as
the task of setting its own house in
order.
r cm, c rr T .
Republican congress at his back , is
th *w Z f °th the t3 h k ; ,
With nothing whatever of a con
stmctive nature to offer, the Demo
cratic party has attacked us with its
usual charte of party corruption;
and with Tes pot Dome togged ont in
the tawdry finely of contemptible in
ahnuations and charges it haa entered
the lists aga nst us. .
" 'Corrupt' they cry. living in glass
houses they are thrown^ stones They
forget that 'soiling another will nev
er make oneself c!ean.' t
"'Corrupt.' I could give you some
astounding facts which did not cc m
, to m through th, lertlmonv of .o or
bandit, who solemnly swore that •
" ~
persists in self-torture.
A
stump condemning Mr. John W. Davis
toe Democratic Nominee for the Pres
idency, at the same time supporting
Mr. T. J. Walsh who, in tha United
States Senate, voted, in effect, to ex
Mr. La Follette, out on tha stump
condemning Mr. John W, Davis tip
Democratic Nominee for the PraM
dency, at the same time supporting
Mr. T. J. Walsh who, in the United
States Senate, voted, in effect, ta «fe
P*l Mr. La Follette from tha Senate
passed raeofcrttow new lading Mr
Wheeler »he Ég ' '
»ther dead man had toW him that
other prominent dead man had told,
him, and so on ad infinitum. They
came out of the mouths of living men
caught in the net of government in
vestigation. And Mr. Mm W. Davis,
the Democratic nominal 1er the Presi
dency was, during the Démocratie ad
miaut ration, Solicitor General for the
United Stales, yet ue saw nothing
wrong even in the state of West Vir
ginia, his old state, where * $70,000,
00Q power plant was located
"Teapot Dome was selected, and its
investigation carefully timed to turn
th limelight of fame onto the investi
gator and the Democratic party. It
was preparation exquisite for the
coming Democratic national
tion, the show of tha ages. And
that it is over how do the Democrats
reconcile themselves to this situation
—Mr Wheeler, the Democrat, turned
suddenly for La Follette, out on the
an
conven
now
Daviy?
toe ynfl
the Phaf
thi * meaneth.
the Roman Republic was due largely
to the fact that her agrarian popula
tion quitted her farm lands—that the
low prices of farm products, and the
dazzle of city life led the farmers in
to the cities before the Republic went
« U
for me, (toriat Mid *
"Go ye gad learn what
History shows us that the fall of
to pieces,
The Democrats are crying "Tariff
for revenue only". We have beard it
before, and while tariff is for
the Republican party has always do
dared and declares today that tariff
for revenue only and without a decent
measure of protection is silly , Such
apolicy would be, as it has proven,
harmful to American industries of
revenue
every kind,
Appealing to the farmer they
declaring that, under the tariff law
is being robbed,
nr.'
They have at
tacked the milling of wheal in bond,
and the wheat draw-back,
system, and aa I hm «aai before,
simple,juggling liguera with the abandon
of a tribe of Munchausens, and with
half-truths fasbioaiMf fWtoakwti. They
have even charged that because of
Canadian wheat «I1M in bond Mon
tana farmers have lost twelve willion
dollars in one year—laat year.
In what market, besides our home
market, does Montana wheat roll ? In
Duluth, in Minneapolia and on the
coast of the Pacific.
»Uh .. «,
one. Thare are only eight nails in all
the United States that do any mill
mg in bond—only eight mills, and
they are located one at Toledo, Ohio,
two at Lock port, New York, one at
New York, one Niagara Falls, one
at Lecsport, Pennsylvania, and tire«
in Buffalo, New York. Not «»«sw
flour mill in the United States is mill
ro rr a s-... *. -
el of Montana wheat is in any way
effected by the millling in bond pro-I
v,s.on of the tariff law. and as all
flour so milled must be exported by
its foreign owners and not a pound
can be sold in the United States it
— b- no more effet on Amer can
wheat than it could if the Canadian
wheat were milled in Canada. It does,
however, furnish employment to
America'n labor. American mills, and
American railroads which under other
circumstances, would not come to
them. And when we consider further
that any by-product resultant from th^
MW maùà m bond U „Id to «•
Unltod Stolo, mu.t fir.t p.y one (uU
duty chargeable for such products up
or rebate
*
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'■'ivp
' fi
Pf
of bushels of wheat milled* bo
X9H, 1928 was 8.172.837 wMto
»82 we exported 222,000,000 bushels
<jfour own wheat—a drop in the huck
|-not enough to effect the wheat
Iftrtet. is it?
that this provision of the tariff law
to beneficial, Anyhow, the total
num
Jjf# «RH to n» totUnltip,
i«» the date
__ «P«» the
■HsatiMUiiij went late rtfmet the Min
«topuHe market on hard spring wheat
«R»! from four to oigne cents below
tile Winn«peg market But in the fall,
after the tariff became effective
Minneapolis price on hard spring
wheat ranged from 24 cents to 31
our
cent» above the Winnepeg prices. And
Mr. Walsh voted against the
gency tariff and by his vote declared
that the Montana farmer should not
receive the benefit of this higher price
for wheat. Commencing with Janu
ary 1922 and running throughout the
year the Minneapolis market ran 23,
24, 18, 17, 12, 14, 16, 16, 23 cents
per pushei higher than the Winnepeg
market. So the tariff is working to
the benefit of the farmer.
emer
Now a monument for the terrible
wheat-draw-back, or rebate provision
of the tariff law. Under this provis
ion the importer pays full duty on the
wheat and receives a refund of 99 per
cent of the duty paid when the flour
j produced by the wheat is exported.
' And one of the stipulations of thia
law is that 30 per cent of American
wheat must have been mixed with it.
The records of the Department of
Agriculture show that in all of the
history of the existing tariff law
to the first of last January the tot«:
number of bust.ala of wheat
which a draw-back was allowed
17,438 bushels—one fair crop for a
good sized Montana farm, hardly
enough to smash a wheat market.
" ""SÄ '"L* ïîl
aDD i ieg to everv kjnH nf row m ,
whtch ig brought into this country
f rom f ore j„ n j alulg u.
tured . . nd then re . exported . It , g
nothing new even thronvh *
our Democratic friends appear to have
j ugt discovered it
.
awav back in 1784 with th** en8 r
bush P
The r€al trouble with wheat jce .
fc that we pr(xluce „ 8U , ug o{ P heat
every year ._ a surp!ug w hlrh th(> Jo .
meatic^market nôt.^at t fair ex
change value, absorb, so that this sur
plng lv fixe, th«
of the whole crop of domestic Ih^
except that of hard spring wheat This
condition is a serious nrnhl«,,, i
whTch ZSt
tion of the tariff on wheat will t'i
Jve it. It Su « L ÎS H
J. , ' ? J man
-only bnng^uT ow^Th^ ®°" dlt,on ,
thi, J, f.rmm, 0.1 J n .^ r .
pea*! thti^sT^preWrra"^l
'-»rK
up
upon
was
manu far
I tu * a
inl^ r MS* Z
'com. twelve O.waol
1 etc. It harmful «t Tib |#
; . *£3 XTorTeTtiJI
or ■ ".y**
**- w> " «■»-!«»
... . ... ._ , _ .
J"" , fMTnw
vrith rather ^ Democratic pro
elm ties said to me. -Your duty of
eight cents per pound on butter isn't
effective. Butter's coming right into
New York from Holland.'
apear.
1 we shall break,
i«« hiuafrr if Mtwrfbw » th« duty
were token off sugar? Both would
" 'But,' I said, 'do you believe that
no duty at all on Dutch hotter would
help keep it out of New York ' You
see the fellow believes in tariff for
ocratic Congress removed the duty on
wool? Wool dropped to eight cent«j
per pound and sheep went begging at
a dollar per bead, and if you remem
her, nearly aS humans were begging,
us well. Wlmthappened when In 1920
the Demoente put wool on the free
list? Wool went down from 62 cents
revenue only—only he doesn't know ft.
"What happened to the sheep indus
try in Montana when in '02 the Dem
to 14 cents and in one week sixteen
million ponds of foreign wool pro
duced with pauper labor came into
Boston haitoor to vie with Montana
wool produced at a fair, living wage.
Tariff for revenue only! Verily these
Democrat« would hunt siivertip with
a 22-short. V'o must have tariff for
.
ministration laid a heavy burden of
taxes upon ua, «nd even considering
w- W> r 1<IUC ^ lB * il H|,pe * r * * 1 » v *
n unnecessary. A year before we
entered the ni, and while the Demo
crats in thir wmpaign, were claim
ing that they had kept us out of war,
Democratic ways and means com
int ™due«4 a ;bill calling for
" ra StSr!?
™ ° ,îduewJ ^ natl °ni rev«
J* ÏSïïSTf J
TùwT^at ^ tl tJ HU
u 'î, P l nPnr i^ hl /h rv T '1'!, !
^"
Xwnh ». wh.ch^h
. " S W * n ' by tHIes '
sale t Jf e b^dL° U t r h b t n " >nS ^ th *
tion of thl m " Z T \
. !■ ^ mone - v WBS '-«'dlessly wa-st
p ''° Ject ' co « tln * ,h e nation a Ml-j
?" J 0 "*"' by *' ^«^debt
E. Hughes, now Secretary of State,
tbe of hundreds of millions
T? *™' "«*"
"2" wh * 1 °" r Hrmy """ fv '' r ,
or n8e ' W rmpnt f °r Mi kinds j
protection as well as for revenue or
orever cease to be either an agri
ultural or a manufacturing nation.
"We are all complaining, and justly,
of our taxes. Somebody has said that
Economy, after a Democratic Admia
stration is not a policy: it is a neces
dty'. Eight years of Democratic Ad
manufactured, the building of ship
yards which never built a single ship,
the erection of powder plants that
made millionaires but not a pound of
powder. Why they even bought four
or five branding irons for each caval
ry horse and mule in the army, and
for some that weren't in the army, 20,
000 sets of horse-harness for motor
ambulances and 46 bread cans for
every soldier in the army.
But there is no good tu whining ov
er what the Democratic party, as our
selected agent, did in eight years. It
capY.r.i exmnarm ?adeta SS
contracted a debt that we must
—much of it with taxe. In 1021 when
tha Republican party replaced the
Democratic Administration the
pie of this country were paying the
highest tax ever levied in its history,
year And this year, the revenue act
es were reduced one billion dollars per
•nd before 1921 had passed federal tax
reduced the taxes four hundred roil
iion dollars. President Coolidge has
insisted upon a further reduction of
taxes, especially of the high sur-Ux
es, because they are not productive.
This 1st is not essentially « Republcan
doctrine. President Wilson believed
ih It, and so did Mr. Carter Glass, the
Democratic Secretary of the Treasury,
But the Democratic party does not be
lieve in It, or it says that it doesn't.
Let us spend a minute here.
"According to the records of the
United States Treasury Department
the total net income of all classes of
eitlaen has increased 288 per cent from
1828 inclusive, while the total net ln
T™ ° f W °°' 000 "
^ SITS "
»ero"aro S
üü th * V? fmw rich men, bit
, *! ** «*. ***** **
,****» in securiUee ««4
mm* am»..»
ww • ■*«« «Û»-. » over
records of the Treasury Department
show that tax-exempt securities
! resenU!d 0"» *« P* ccnt in 1917.
land that in 1923 the percentage of
tax-exempt securities in these estates
had riseD to 28 , 97
conr
pay
pen
per
rep
per cent. Exper
ience has taught us that the high
tax, aimed at great wealth as it
has not brought satisfactory results.
Capital has gone on a strike, and to
«void the high surtax has hidden be
hind the tax-exempt
sur
was,
securities or
drifted abroad to find employment,
We cannot force it into open invest
ment any more than we can oblige la
bor to remain at employment under
conditions which it deems oppressive,
Capital argues thus—Tf under the
' high surtax I go into business and lose
the Government will not help me bear
my losses, but on the other hand, if I
venture and am successful the
Government that would not help
tame
me
;n case of failure would take half my
gain.' The high surtax has not
ac
complished its purpose. Whenever the
surtax is raised the incomes reported |
for taxation diminish—wealth hides—
goes on a strike, while whenever thc ,
surtax has been lowered capital pays
the Government more in dollar* and
cents. Besides it comes out in the
open, works, give« employment to la
bor, and increasing, pays more and
more of taxes to Uncle Sam thereby
reducing general taxation
As the matter »Und» today 1 be
lieve that every tax-exempt security
issued is just that much debt added to
the backs of the people. The increas
Jed debt at once begins to draw inter
est from the tax-payers, and someday
the debt must be paid. No matter
how wc argue or trot around this I
truth with reasons why it is not good :
policy, the tax-exempt security must
go, or we must cut the surtax. Under
present conditions, with the surtax !
working, the average citizen is paying
dodging taxation. Somebody must pay
^ 18X68 a,M ' ^ ** W ° a,th the
" ,a, ' t-an ' awfully ? nvMt in tax
PX T Pt "® curitie *. then the poorman.
n ° m ° n6y ^ ^ t0 bUy
sccunUos, musi and does pay the
lran '* tH x. so far as hm invest
mentS *" Ux - exem P t 8ecuritie « a «
Concerned
"To sum up—The Republican party
reduced Uxation $1,260,000,00^
per annum, it has r«Wuc«*j me puouc
$2,432.000,000. It has decreased
U* . n f g expenditures from
$6^00,000,000 to »3,400,000,000 per
« ' •' - Wto
o„., under iu ni.nagem.nt, incre«,^
in value more than $3,000,OtW,000. Be
^sL'Lr^-m
r
Local M. E. Church
Closes Greatest Year
In Its History
With grateful acknowledgment to
Almighty God for hi» guidance and
goodness we deair« to submit to the
public, and to our many friends the
following statement. During the pus
torate of the present incumbent, the
Rev. F, C. Fulford reports having one
hundred and eleven new members, and
the church has baid about $3000.00
dollars for benevolences. This amount
wwUitiro»
Qia|lM»lpp«Pei
has been given largely for hospitals
and missionary purposes. During the
same three year period the church
has taken care of its own financial
upkeep, having been able to pay its,
bills promptly the first of .every
month. Also, the sum of $13080.00
dollars has been spent on new im-1
provements; this includes the pur
chase price of the new church, re
modeling the same, réinstallation of
furnace, new lighting system, furn
ishingt, calsomlning eft:,, and fencing
and painting the parsonage. This
•mount has all been paid with the ex-,
ception of $276.00 dollars, which
has been voluntarily assumed by the
Ladies Aid Society as one if the small
chores for their program this year.
We are justly proud of our church
plant, and including the parsonage it
is easily worth $26,000,00. During the
past year the Ladies Aid Society with
about fifty members under the lead
ship of Mrs. J. F. Brophy raised the
sum of $1300.00. Thu writer doe* not
recall during the year» of his exper
ience another lady who haa had U>e!
abliity, the grace, and efficiency in di
reeling the affairs of such a society,,
aa the one who now presides over the
labours of our little band of indefati-1
gable workers. We see several buds
of promise that the new Conference
Year will have much In store for us
Everything augurs for a great year.
Lnat Sunday we had 182 in Sunday
sum
—' *
atiim eoiwcrning ,>« mes
Ml* and its spirit of helpfulness.^^*
Aga«, about 200 Came out for the
evening service, the largest evening
crowd since th# day of dedication.
During the past week the stewards
made the, Every Member Canvass, for
the local budget, and we are very
grateful to report that it has been
slightly over-subscribed. The Budget
is composed of the following items:
Pastor's salary $1600.00, Superintend
ent $160.00, Conference Claimants
$1)0.00, Episcopal Fund $30.00, Jani
tor $120.00, Fuel $76.00, Light $50.00,
and for music $00.00, making a lo
tal of $2075.00.
In conclusion we desire to rogist
our thanks to God, and our sincere
appreciation to our many friends for'
whatever prat they may have taken
in making this report possible.
Verily does the Good Book say in
Psalms 14:7,, "Thou art the God that
er
doest wonders,
Contributed.
____
|torna)e. over ten years of age are, to-1
< * ay ' i R iter ® te - The Army draft prov
0(1 that 24 - y ^ men > * n the prime
of lif ®, could neither read nor write,
" nd aurel y we lcnaw that education is
th « hope of democracy.
"1 have often said that it is infinite
ly harder to serve our country in
peace than in war, since in peace-time
every citizen is captain of his
will, and to serve then is truly service,
There is no war in our land, no fear
some thing, save the bogies set up to
frighten us by hyphenated politicians
who, disbelieving their own doctrines,
arc temporarily masquerading in bor-.
rowed isms behind vaich is the ugly
face of communism—and communism
properly defined is the taking by force
whatever another may have
thrift.
spire, but only the individual will to
do ri * ht and not * torned into c: .ok
P a 'h« by calamity.howlers and ex
pounders of imported isms who cry
Stop, thief!' and then in e'xpmritS
only stammer incoherently of imagin
w l wrongs. Let us close our ear« to
these foreign isms, and practicing
regular, oldtime Americanism, elect
Calvin Coolidge the American in
N^her. An,eriCan ' ^
"When I go to the United States
Senate I willsUnd wthPresdll
ZZiZ rZ L President
promises contained "J'thT NnLlül
Cïi.'Â! wtortl. üfZ' 1
form, .nd I oromire ulwav. to L ,
MonW cltizenTnTa^ontln^Sfma"
. w
Wr ' j
own
ed by
H \
"Now is the time to
serve—now,
WILL ENTERTAIN
STATE CONVENTION
) - .—
I Rod Lodge Acria No. 742 Fraternal
Order of Eagles has leased the Labor
Temple hall and will give dancing an
trriainments every Saturday night
through the winter In order to raise
funds to hold the State Aerie conven
tion of the Fraternal Order of Eagles
here next spring which wiil be ,the
means of bringing hundreds of dele
Status.us well a» drum and bugle corps
from nil the larger cities of the State,
| As this will he the first Convention
°f magnitude that has ever beerr held
to the city it is the desire of the com
mittue in charge that the people of
R'*'! Lodge cooperate in the undertak
in K «»>d make a record that will go
down in history for time to come, and
! they can do this by supporting our en
tortainmenta-throughout the winter,
! The grand opening last Saturday
n >ght was u great succesa with over
. two hundred present and all reported
8 wonderful time,
I changed from the Labor temple to The
| Eagle* Nest,
1
the Rwi Ijod *f e Electric have under
8 new venture, new at least in
th ' H psrt ot khe "tote. They arc ovm
er * 8 *U v *m f°* farm, the invest
ment totaling >5000 and comprising
' ««veral acres of ground and fine anl
mal *, which are of the Prince Edward
ment l * » u **>•* •* «ec»»a»ry, which in
j clud ®* finB P«w (wr th * »nimals and »
neat little building for preparing the
The name of the hai! has Ixien
SILVER FOX FARM
IN C ARBON COUNTY
D, W. ColumbuR Änd J. W. Lyons of
Inland Blaek Silver stock. The equip
( <«« moww.
fn >' th * Mhfer lo* is as particular as
I^Mrs end ■dammsdi, the heec
ot *» • lever of ani
i and Mr - r< *l»n»bus is also very
much '^rested to »»king the farm
* HUCC ®"*- The animals will be raised
| f,,r Propagation purposes,
^han for the fur market, in ail prob
" bility thv nume of tf, e farm is to be
l J' e ,{ock y Mountain Silver Fox Farm,
The climate of this section of the state
is W(i11 " ,,a Pted to this industry, as
muc ^ 1,0 that of ( anada, where
!he nnim «l* are native and the rais
in K of which also yields great profit,
Ke< ! P®°Pto are interested in
seeing these good citizens succeed in
their venture in
rather
every way.
OUTLOOK FOR RED
LODGE IMPROVING
The coal mines of the Northwestern
Improvement Company will operate
five days this week, according to in
formation given out by R. G. Scott,
Superintendent. It is rumored that
the mines will operate four days next
week and then back to five days for
« considerable period of time, which
i* welcome news to everybody la Red
Lodge,
Mr *- Eva Young, proprietor of the
Central Hotel, has leased the dinning
room 10 Mr *. Pat. Sweeney, of this
cit y- who W *H <>P<'n the dining room
10 th e public next Monday. Mrs.
Sweeney announces that meals will
Eortnightly Club wili meet tonight
the L ' Ur * r y Club rooms. This will
the first me ® ti ng of the season,
" iss ¥ ™ k *' Miss Elizabeth
Cl,mmin ^ an(i Mrs. B. B. Downard
will act as hostesses,
~
000
-ai
1 ^
f th st ,■ ^ V Ji. mUCh ,n f * vor
"n r Sterling-Reed Educational Bill,
and I am ftrm in my belief that our
hlf^ Rchool ' f, ' unded "» jt wa « long
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