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County of Valley
City of Glasgow
T he Glasgow Courier
All The News
Reliable Advertising
Mature Editorial
Entertainment Here Sunday Confined
to Luncheon—Reception Com
mittee Named.
Luncheon will be tendered the Du
luth to Glacier tourists, who are to
arrive here Sunday, by the Glasgow
Chamber of Commerce.
The fact that the schedule of the
tour was changed, making the stop
at Glasgow Sunday instead of Mon
day, as originally planned, has ser
iously interferred with the arrange
ments of the committee having charge
of the entertainment of the tourists.
The greatest obstacle to carrying out
the program outlined last week, is
the fact that the ladies cannot be
asked to serve a community lunch on
Sunday. The stunts have been aban
doned because the circus will not be
here as was announced. The feature
of the entertainment will be the lunch
eon which will be served at Alsop's
Tea Room, for which the following
menu has been arranged:
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Chicken a la King
Potatoes Bread and Butter
Combination Salad
Pie a la Mode Coffee
A souvenir announcement has been
printed and will be presented to the
President Ackerman of the Cham
ber of Commerce announces the fol
lowing reception committee:
Dr. M. D. Hoyt, Chairman.
Otto M. Christinson, Mayor of Glas
Carl Ackerman, President Chamber
of Commerce (ex-officio).
Hon. John Hurly, Former Justice
of the Supreme Court.
Hon. C. D. Borton, Judge of the
District Court.
Hon. John L. Slattery, U. S. Dis
trict Attorney.
T. J. Hocking, President State
Press Association.
J. L. Truscott, Director Montana
Development Association.
Geo. C. Reeder, Director Montana
Automobile Association.
C. E. Hoppin, Executive Council
State Bankers Association.
Chas. E. Peterson, President Mon
tana Undertakers Association.
H. B. Tyson, Secretary Montana,
Roosevelt Association.
T. R. Jones, Register U. S. Land
E. C. Hargedine, Receiver U. S.
Land Office.
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All Asked to Cooperate—Rates and
Rules and Regulations—Enter
tainment Features Many.
Secretary Weigel of the the County
Fair Association is very active these j
days in completing contracts with the
different attractions which he is se- j
curing for the fair next month.
The cash premium list is now being j
folded and bound and will Lie distrib
uted during the next few days. It
contains a general invitation to all to
make the fair this year bigger and
better than ever by earnestly coop
erating. All are earnstly invited to
attend; the rates of admission are
one adult 50cents; one child (8-12)
2f> cents; children under 8, when ac
companied by parent, free. Single
ticket admitting wagon, carriage,
buggy, automobile, motor-cycle, or
saddle horse 25 cents; each occupant
of a vehicle excepting children under
8 must have a ticket. Grand stand
admission 25 cents.
The list does not contain the pro
gram of attractions, because they
have not all been secured at this time;
watch the papers regarding the splen
did showing of special features for
. h or ,= ,„ ru ,,™ ,
I rHl n^uVations
-" "" -tCed: ■
will be
The gates will be open at 8 o'clock
a. m. of each day and at time every
employee is required to be at his P9 S ~:
No disorderly conduct of any kind
will be permitted. A police force will
be on the grounds sufficient to pre
vent the same and see that all rules
are observed. The Directors will ap
preciate every effort made to asist
in maintaining order on the
Entries open to residents of Valley
county only. All entries for premiums
in grains, grasses, vegetables and
other products must be from crops in
1921 except as otherwise provided by
the rules. ...
Entries may be made at the office
of the Secretary of the Valley County
Fair Association any time, by mail ° r
in person, up to August 27th, after
(Continued on Page Eight)
Canadians Favor Immigra
tion Restrictions in U. S.
Montreal.—"The United States has,
more or less, closed the door to Euro
pean emigrants," said Col. J. S. Den
nis of the Canadian Pacific railway
and a recognized authority on im
migration and colonization. "What
will the effect be on Canada ?
"Canada today is in much the same
position that the United States was in
at the beginning of the nineteenth
century. Its population at the com
mencement of the twentieth century
was much the same as that of the
United States at the beginning of the
nineteenth. Its great farm areas need
settlers to grow food to feed its grow
ing cities and to provide traffic for
the great railways.
* Martin's ferry boat is tied up *
* and the Invincible again running *
* at Lismas, pursuant to an order *
of court issued by Judge Borton. *
This order however, is only tem- *
porary and whether it will be *
made permanent, and other merits *
and demerits of the ferry trouble, *
will be determined at the hearing *
of the case by the court, some *
time in August. *
The Glacier Park Trail Association
Makes Its Bow With The Em
blematic Goat.
"See America first" is the slogan
of a new Glacier Trail association,
which makes the announcement of its
organization on stationery embelished
with the Rocky Mountain goat. The
new assoc'ation did not get the Great
Northern's goat, but has acquired a
working interest in it, and uses the
emblem with the consent of the Great
Northern, which fully endorses the
trail association's plans.
Letters to H. B. Tyson, secretary
of the Montana division of the T. R.
highway, and circulars to the Cham
ber of Commerce, contain added in
formation regarding the new associa
tion. It starts at St. Louis, goes to
Minneapolis through Missouri and
Iowa, from Minneapolis to Grand
Forks, over the southern Minnesota
route, and from Grand Forks to Gla
cier park over the Roosevelt highway.
Claims for the route say, "no des
erts, no dry hot stretches, hundreds
of lakes and streams alive with fish,
fine camping places; the trail that is
getting the most improvement." The
trail map shows Glasgow in large
This association will probably re
ceive the enthusiastic support of the
Roosevelt association, and will un
doubtedly prove a great force in pro
curing travel over the older trail, to
Glacier park. The fact that this route
has been selected, shows, once more,
that the northern route to the parks
will be one of the most favored in
the near future, as every reason, when
understood, is
the reason
Bert B. Fuqua, secretary of the
Glacier association in his letter to Mr.
Tyson, says: "It has been shown that
a trail having a real live association
is of more importance towards forc
ing travel over a road than the mark
ing of the road. Travel over a mark
ed road will increase from 300 to 400
percent, when the publicity ,is looked
after, it increases from !!00 to 3000.
This organization is using its influ
ence in every way possible to create
travel over its trail and for the de
velopment of better roads and com
The Glacier Trail association tan
count upon the united support of,
Glasgow business men and their or
Will Enter Broad Discussion of Mat
ters Affecting President's Dis
armament Program.
Tokio, July 2«!.—The Japanese cab
inet has decided to accept participa
tion in the proposed conference on Far
Eastern problems, The Associated
Press was informed today.
It is understood the Japanese ans
wer will be forwarded to Washington
in the near future.
According to Japan's understand
ing of the American viewpoint, as giv
en out here, America's idea is to make
the basis of the conference a broad
discussion of policies and principles,
generally in the Pacific were affected.
The idea is said to prevail that ques
tions affecting two powers should be
left, wherever possible, to the powers
Helena, July 21.—Frank O. Low
den, former "good roads" governor of
minois, and republican candidate for
the presidential nomination in the pri
mar y campaign last year, will address
^j, e h oar( j 0 f directors of the newly
organized Montana Automobile asso
ciation in Helena, August 6, it was an
nourlce( j ^>y ç. R. Brazier, secretary
ma nager of the association, who re
eeived a message from Governor Low
d erlt aC(
iccepting the invitation to meet
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with the motorists organiza o "
"Never was Canada in such a po
sition to choose the best kind of cit
izenry from troubled Northern Eu
rope. Undoubtedly much of the im
migration that was headed to the
United States will be diverted to Can
ada—a type of immigrant that has
rarely been available to it before.
"Today Canada can get the pick of .
Europe—the people who wouldn't
dream of coming if the world were ,
in a settled state. They are the kind,
it can choose carefully and place on |
its empty farm lands with a max-1
imum of confidence that they will
make good.
"To Canada the United States im
migration restriction act must come
as a blessing." I
Whitefish Annual One of Best
History—Part of What Was
T. J. Hocking returned from an out
ing with the editors at Whitefish.
Among the things of general inter
est done by the editors, Mr. Hocking
says that just before breaking up the
editors endorsed the strike of the 1
university students against attending I
the lectures of Prof. Fischer, who has :
been accused by the American Legion
of unpatriotism during the war with ;
Germany. He adds that the meeting |
was a good one viewed either as a !
business matter or an enjoyable out- j
ing. '
The final day had as its best fea
ture a tour of Glacier national park,
but some of the items of business were !
conspicuous features, too. They in-j
eluded a step toward securing the na
tional editorial convention for Montana j
for next year and the election of offi- |
cers, P. B. Snelson, of the Great Falls
Tribune, being made president. I
Two Places Want Convention.
The place for the next state meet
ing was left to the choice of the ex-^
. .
ecutive committee, with Lewistown and j
! S. Warden Great Falls, treasurer.
White Sulphur Springs as the only .
The convention got away for the
park tour with a very happy expres
sion of Whitefish hospitality and an
idea that the best was. to come on the
afternoon outing among the primeval
sublimity of lakes and peaks in the
great wilderness playground. Before
leaving, the convention passed reso
lutions endeavoring to express the
pleasure the hospitality of the town
and the efforts of G .M. Moss had giv
en them as guests and thanking, also,
the boys' band, the automobiles who
furnished cars and the Boosters' club
under whose auspices the banquet of
the convention was held.
Banouet Was Happy Event.
At the banquet, Dean Stone and M.
J. Hutchins of Missoula, spoke on
"Reminiscences," and Pete Snelson on
"Why Is a Country Correspondent?"
W. W. Gail, Billings, was toastmaster.
In addition to electing B. Snelson
as president, the association chose G.
M. Moss, Whitefish Pilot, Larry Do
bell, Butte Miner, W. O. Ensign, Hy
sham Echo, vice presidents, S. E. Pet
erson, Great Falls, secretary, and O.
The resolutions indorsed the Frank
lin cost system in county shops; and
(Continued on Page Eight)
, X»,
Mrs. il. L. Willougliby of Philadel
phia, who was formerly Miss Fuller of
Milwaukee, is a real tisherlndy. Down
in Florida recently she caught a tar
pon weighing 1««» pounds, and which '
measured 5 feet and 8 Inches.
Farmers are investigating the feas
ibility of using the Missouri river as
a means of transportation to the grain
markets this year.
Valley county grain growers whose
farms lie within 15 or 20 miles of the
Missouri river, are now busily can
vassing the matter, and there* is no
doubt that some definite action will
uvjuut iii»u »um uciuiiif acuun will
be taken soon, with regard to picking
out landing places and chartering
boats and barges necessary to trans
port this year's immense grain crop
to the terminals.
The action is the result of the very
pronounced opinion that the present
railroad freight rates are prohibitive,
and the movement has gained impetus
since the recent statement of State
Commissioner of Agriculture Davis,
made at the county Farm Bureau pic
nic, that the freight rate would take
29 cents from each bushel of grain
wether sold locally or at the termin
The government boat Mandan,
which recently made a trip up and
down the river, has set farmers to
. thinking, and other boats have been
solicited to take on the trade; the
, county ferry boat the Invincible might
be utilized.
| Some slight repairs to the roads to
the river will be needed, it is said,
and the farmers have volunteered to
assist in putting them in shape. If the
plan outlined can be put into effect it
will solve a serious marketing prob
I lem for these farmers, since the time
Havre Downs Glasgow With Count
of Three to One— Ingersoll Throws
I'henominal Ball.
Most of the elete of the local con
tingent of fans, attended the base ball
demonstration at the Glasgow experi
ment station, last Sunday. The game
was one of the best of the season and
resulted in the elimination of the home
team by a simple process of arithme
tic—the official handwriting on the
wall showing three to one in favor of
It was noted early in the game that
the season and horoscope, an' every
thing, was all Jake for Ingersoll, the
Havre twirler, who had them break
ing just right. Just what his system
is, the home aggregation have not yet
found out, but McCormack caught him
kissing the ball and others heard him
whispering to it, anyway he had it
trained to promptly dodge the many
swipes aimed by Glasgow's hardy vet
erans of many a victorious field.
ln spite 0 f Ingersoll's wizardry,
Bretzke touched up the old pill, for a
three bagger, and others trifled with
t j,e bases, only to go down with the

striker—all dying together.
re t ur ned to the fireside with a well
earned run, the only one Glasgow
made. Baechler held down the 1st.
pillow, in his usual gentlemanly and
efficient way, and many visitors
walked home from 1st. sadder and a
wiser men. Hurly simply ate up
the foul flies, and Bardell while
not seeming to work hard, threw a
very pretty game. Ling touched up
the olive for a home run, but this is
liable to happen anywhere, even in
the big leagues, and no one felt sorry
about it, as was shown by the liberal
applause from the fans.
As a whole the game was excellent;
had Ingersoll allowed a few more hits
it would have been an even thing. It
was not out of balance as it was, ex
cept for his superior work. It was
some base ball show and all who saw
the game were well satisfied. The
box score and summary follows:
Glasgow AB R H PO A
Deutchman, ss 4
McCormick, 2db. .4
Bardell, p 4
Watson, 3db 3
Baechler, lb 3
B. Illman, rf 3
T. Illman, If 3
Hurly, c 3 0 0 12
Bretzke, cf 3 110
Havre AB R H PO
White, 2b 3 0 12
Cockran, c 4 10 2
Ingersoll, p 4 0 10
Ling, If. 4 111
Weise, cf 4 110
I Haas 3b. 4 0 0 1
! Raymond, rf 4 0 1 1
j Moore, lb 4 0 0 10
j Bradley, ss.. .. 4 0 10
Earned Runs: Havre 2, Glasgow 1;
I two-base hits: Ingersoll, Raymond,
jWeise; three-base hits: Bretzke; home
(run: Ling: base on balls off Bardell,
II ; Ingersoll, 0; struck out by Bardell,
19, Ingersoll, 12; wild pitches: Bardell
1. Ingersoll 1; hit by pitcher: Bar
' dell 1.
Score by Innings
Innings 1 2 3 4 5 (! 7 8 9
Glasgow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
I Havre 1 0 0 0 0 1 (I 0 1
tion, will be a prominent figure,
C. E. Hoppin, cashier of the Glas
gow National Bank, will attend the
meeting of the State Bankers Asso
ciation at Helena, August 4, 5 and 6.
Mr. lloppin is member of the Exec
utive council of the association, repre
senting Group 4, and one of the lead
ing bankers cf the state. He is promi
nent at this time on account of having
announced a policy of graduating
farmer's credit by the amount
summer fallowing he does, and it is
believed is thus doing much to im
prove farming conditions among the
clientele of his bank.
The meeting will be addressed by
some very noted men, among others,
former governor Lowden of Illinoi
and Gov. W. G. P. Harding of the Fed
eral Reserve Board. John S. Drum,
president of the American Bankers
Association, will also be present, and
former Sen. W. A. Clark, past presi
dent of the Montana Bankers Associa
Read The Courier Advertisements
and expense of wagon transportation
has heretofore taken a large share
of the amount received from the ele
The Mi--"uri river parallels the
Great Nor; hern for many miles in
northeastern Montana and it will be
a sim| !< n atter to find a suitable un
loading point.
The movement is on also in Gar
field county. At a recent meeting of
/the Jordan Chamber of Commerce
the matter was discussed and Secre
tarv MacDunald was instructed to
write the <<>mmereial bodies at Wolf
Point, Williston and Bismarck regard
ing boats and landing facilities. Con
venient docks and elevators are avail
able ai the latter points, it was stated.
wheaT'ii» in northside granaries
because of the long railroad haul.
"ken to regarding the plan,
if the Valley county board
doners said that they were
f assisting any way possi
pared t hauling it to the railroad.
of com m
in favor
ble in the reduction of the cost of
transpi ation to the farmers, and if
the ust cf the county boat would help,
arrangenients could be made with
that end
them t«
Answers of Different Bodies Indicate
Endorsement of Road—Organi
zation Soon.
The project to form a north and
south trail association is taking on i
form. W. G. Ferguson, secretary of j
the Miles City Commercial club writes, j
that he will attend a meeting here at '
any time when called upon, and that 1
the body he represents will heartily j
second the Glasgow plan. Federal aid |
work is now being done on the road i
between Miles City and Jordan and I
county work on the road from Jordan j
to the ferry.
A letter from the Board of Trade'
at Saskatoon, Canada, says that the !
matter will be acted upon by the di- j
rectors of that body; it is presumed!
that some such reason is delaying a I
reply from Jordan.
As soon as replies from these two |
places are received, a meeting will |
e called here, and all towns along
proposed line invited to send delegates j
and a trail organization perfected in t
the usual form. It is hoped that plans
may be advanced this year far en
ough to mark the road, as there are
many inquiries at headquarters now
from tourists wanting to get into Can
ada, or to the Yellowstone highway,
at Miles City, from this point.
Helena, July 23.—Automobile reg
istration fees from December 1 to
June 30 amounted to $503,876, Secre
tary of State Charles T. Stewart an
nounces in his formal report for the
beginning of the new fiscal year, July
Of this amount, $530,649.50 was col
lected in March, April and June. Noth
ing was collected in January or Feb
ruary and the collections in Decem
ber were $226.50.
For the seven months ending June
30 last year, receipts from automo
bile registration were $373,977.50.
The greatly increased amount this
lyear represents higher registration
. fees, imposed by the last legislature,
rather than the registration of more
automobiles, Secretary Stewart says.
He charges that 10,000 or more au
tomobilists in Montana, are evading
payment of the fee.
Fees in the automobile department
'for the first 15 days in July were
' $15,605.
All monies received by the auto
mobile department is divided between
the counties from which the fees are
colected and the state highway com
If you want lo keep cool
hot weather, don't worry
eat too much. This Is the advice of
a man who has succeeded in taking
on good weight and at the same time
suffering very little from the heat—
Dave McQuire of Silver Lake, Wis.
lie weighs 744 pounds, is « feet 1
inch high and seventy-one years old.
l*|i to last year he did all his own
work on the farm.
Miss Halladay is now refering all
calls for farm help to the county agent
who has ample arrangements for se
curing men of good character.
She has places for three women to
do housework.
She has applications from two
women who want positions with a cook
car during threshing.
Helena, July 22.—Miss Mildred
Dickinson, daughter of E. L. Dickin
son of Helena, became the bride of
O. H. P. Shelly, republican national
committeeman for Montana, at Van
couver, Wash., Thursday.
The wedding was a quiet affair, the
ceremony being performed by the
Rev. C. C. Curtis of the First Chris
tian church of Vancouver. Mr. and
Mrs. Shelley arrived in Helena this
Rev. A. N. Livdahl of Glasgow and
Miss Clara Amanda Hallan, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Hallan, of
-^ r - arK ' Mrs. A. M. Hallan, of
I Sprintr Grove, Minnesota, were united
marriage at the First Lutheran
church of that city, at noon. Thürs- |
the groom. Tilda Morken and Henry
Hallan. Valborg Hallan served as
flower girl.
j There was a reception and dinner at
j t j, e bride's home for the nearest rela
tives After a stay of a week at
; Spring Grove, the newly married cou
p ] t . w j]] spend about two weeks with
t j ie parents of the groom. They ex
p^t to he in Glasgow the latter part
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of August.
O. Johnson ;
at- i
New York, July 27.—Greenwich
village, local center for every,
thing that is different in art, lit
erature, music, dancing and dress,
has brought forth another innova
tion. This time it is the street
swimming pool.
Costumes ranged all the way
from regular bathing suits to
whatever some bathers happened
to have on when they sighted the
.Kingston Man Appointed Chairman
Accident Board—Took Office
Governor Joseph M. Dixon recently
.appointed Jerome G. Locke of Living
s { on to be chairman of the state in
t 'dustrial accident board filling the\
vacancy in that office coused by the
death of Former Lieutenant Governor ]
A. E. Spriggs. (
Mr. Locke for the past month has
been clerk to the consolidated boards
to which position he was appointed by ■
Governor Dixon. He will assume the j
duties of the office on Monday and has
publicly announced that he will, so
far as possible continue to carry out !
the policies that were inaugurated by I
Governor Spriggs. j
Jerome Locke was born in Bozeman
40 years ago and was reared
farm in the Upper Yellowstone valley.
He worked his way through college
and graduated with two degrees in
civil engineering. He was surveyor
general for the state of Montana from
edl910 to 1914, at which time he re
signed to L>ecome editor of the Liv
ingston Enterprise.
Mr. Locke merged the Livingston
Enterprise and the Livingston Post
and owned the controlling interest in
the paper until he sold out to enter
the army during the world war. He
was a captain in the engineer corps,
returning from service in July. 1919.
He then became identified with the
campaign to build a dam at the out
let of Yellowstone Lake in Yellow
stone Park. The bill for the construc
tion of the dam is now pending in
In 1912 Mr. Locke was identified
with the progressive party but prior
to that time and ever since has been
a republican. He has been a close
friend of Governor Dixon's for many
Livingston, Montana, July 25.—J.
Ealuss of Casper, Wyo., was robbed
of about $60 by two men who stopped
his automobile on a lonely road in the
S 'ellowstone National park last night.
Rangers and park officials have pro
hibited travel over all roads, except
the main highways, at night as a re
sult of the holdup.
Honor Roll Comprises Four Valley
County Youths Who Are
Story Writers.
The prizes awarded for the best
note books and best stories of the
Roosevelt and Valley county boys'
camp held in Culbertson last June are
as follows:
Albert Jaumotte, Roosevelt $5
(Reginald Tuttle, Valley $4
Leonad J. C. Bedine, Valley $3
Jack Pagan, Valley $2
James Scott, Valley . $1
Note Books
Randy Johnson, Roosevelt $5
Abraham Tovas, Roosevelt $4
Herbert Young, Roosevelt $3
Fleetie Zellar, Roosevelt $2
Morlin Coats, Roosevelt $1
These papers and note books were
carefully graded and judged by a set
of competent judges appointed by
the county superintendent and the
boys who won are to be congratulat
ed for their ability as outstanding
geniuses and also for their ability to
concentrate enough to get a very com
petent set of notes on everything
that happened. The note books are to
be returned to each of the boys and
they are going to keep them for fu
ture reference, as they receivd many
practical things in th way of culling
poultry, tying knots and taking care
of their bodies and other such sub
jects that will be very beneficial to
them for future reference.
Boston Transcript—Secretary Mel
lon, like most of us, believes that the
debts of the Allies to the United
States are debts, and like all debts
should be paid.
Borah Would Hold Debts
Over Heads of the Allies
Washington, July 25.—Postpone
ment of allied debts refunding until
after the proposed disarmament con-,
ference was advocated in the senate
today by Senator Borah, republican,
If the foreign governments are un
able to agree with the United States
on a disarmament program, he said,
"American people will be justified in
insisting that they promptly meet
their debts and interest also." The
debt question, Senator Borah said,
"will play an important part, molding
art! shar ing policies, whether it is
mentioned or not." France was the
"most militaristic" nation at present,
Senator Borah said, adding that her
army of 800,000 men was excessive.
Threshing Prices Are Also Decided At
Threshermen's and Farmers'
Meeting, Saturday.
More than 200 men, threshermen,
farmers and business men directly in
terested in the harvest, met at the
court house last Saturday afternoon,
in response to the call of the officers
of the county threshermens' associa
tion, for the annual meeting. There
was much interesting discussion, and
prices for threshing, and a wage scale
was agreed on for the season.
That Valley county is the favored
spot this year, was the note which
predominated the entire meeting.
That there had been little hail; that
J. he .J, 0RS fr ? m , grasshoppers was neg
ligible; and that crops were all good
and would thresh out as high as 40
bushels of wheat to the acre, were
the basic facts of all of the discus
sion. This was conducted after the
j'round table fashion, and at times was
warm, but at all times good temper
ed, the farmers and threshers finally
agreed in all essential details.
The meeting was opened by County
Agent Stebbins who talked for a few
minutes, outlining the objects of the
meeting saying that it was important
that prices be agreed upon, so that
the much needed farm help could be
secured at once. He informed the
meeting that the supply was ample,
and that other counties had suffered
entire crop failures and he could,
through the farm bureau, get the
farmers from these districts, to come
in here and help with the harvest;
also he had been in communication
with the Anaconda copper company
officials, who were anxious to place
their regular employees at farm work
while their plants were shut down.
Any number of these men could be
had at once. He warned the farmers
from having anything to do with the
I. W. Ws. who were going through
the country, saying that this class
could not be depended upon, and con
cluded Liv taking a census of the num
ber of men wanted in the county.
Officers for the ensuing year were
then elected, as follows:
J. T. Rowe, President.
F. L. Belger, Vice President.
Nelson Cotton, Secretary.
At the suggestion of the president,
the meeting then proceeded to the con
sideration of the rate for threshing,
and threshermen and farmers discuss
ed the merits of different prices sug
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Recommends Increased Powers to War
Finance Corporation to Help
Farmers and Railroads.
Wash., July 26.—President Hard
ing sent a message to congress today
asking legislation authorizing the
War Finance corporation to handle
funding of railroad indebtedness and
increased credit for financing agri
cultural exports.
That there were "moral" obliga
tions upon the government to aid in
both respects was stated by the presi
dent who commended the war finance
corporation as an agency of great
value in restoring economic condi
tions. Prompt action was requested,
but the president did not ask that both
features be contained in one bill.
Republican leaders, therefore adopt
ed- the plan of dealing with the rail
road and agricultural questions in sep
arate measures. Senator Kellogg,
Republican, Minnesota, introduced a
bill drafted by Secretary Hoover of
the department of commerce and
Chairman Meyer of the war finance
corporation extending the powers of
the war finance corporation to agri
cultural export financing. It also
would increase the corporation's re
volving credit fund from five hundred
million to one billion dollars.
Chinook, July 23.— Chinook will
have her main street graveled by the
legion boys next week and made ready
for the Duluth Roosevelt highway
tourists. The organization has bor
rowed six motor trucks from the state
highway commission, and the county
is donating the gravel.
The plowing and leveling will be un
der the direction of Pat Maney, whose
teams will join with five extra four
horse teams, the services of which
have been donated.
The only estimated cost for making
the street ready will be for a man to
load the trucks at the gravel pit, and
for gas and oil for the trucks, and
this will be met by subscription.
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Great Britain, he said, also was spend
ing enormous sums on her army and
navy, while the United States by its
loan was supporting the armament
load not only of this country but of
the European debtors.
Washington, July 22. —Nominations
today included:
Frank Seymour Reed of Culbert
son, receiver of public moneys at Glas
gow, and Edward Malcom Kirton of
Malta, register of the land office at
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