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I' i^$VS & Wi mm •5.(TM '*. •••vN't..i"',X/. i jJ.li KT^^r-j ,£# &t\*» V SKA, li sjfo i if "4*"-^ tttmr»iiMh i^tiug fitiilit^'l liiuimQieoo. SSv, H. KEiiitf00 EkUtori E. V. UlTIMBV. Sep. and Bus. Mfr ft J«m*»ti^rh PoUta. Second-Class -Matter ..., .. ._ :••.'• .r', :','i ., T~, iOHl^lal tteifaiiapeT of Statiiua Cantj •—•«!,• jotff Ji&M*t«f«wi" TelegfeoBe 7'J TERMS -Th# Dally Alett is deliveries in the city by carrier at 60 centB a month. 5.60 In advance, one year Daily, one year i Weekly, -one year B.6i •6.00 12.00 OUR HOM'B-tJWNKD SHIPPING PROBLEM -The Department of Commerce and LabOr ha's obtained figures showing comparative monthly wages paid crews of a 7,'500 ton coal burning vessel, American, and British. In all departments the American Wag es "were $4,629, or an average pfer day of $154.30. For the British ship the total for the month was $2, 293, average p6r day $76.45. The American, ship wage budget exceeded the British ship wage bud get by over 100 per cent, there be ing 49 men in the American crew and 40 in the British creW. The problem in building up a n American rherchant marine, is Ten dered more serious by this inequal ity of wages. On the wide ocean where ships transport 'passengers and merchandise, all nations are on conditions of equality. Congress is endeavoring to work out a plan thru tariffs and shipping acts, to promote American commerce with foreign countries, and the question arises will it pay this country, as a whole, to largely subsidize the Owners of American ships, whether represent ed by private' individuals or as to the nation by the United States Shipping Board? The people pay billions for ex ploits and costly performances on the ocean by the navy in times of peace. If the mony paid for this purpose, which is a dead loss, cOuld be diverted, even in part to the ifie'r chant marine, and give the people of the United States cheap foreign freight and passenger service, the change would be a wise one. The result of the disarmament conference will settle this matter ior many years and will show wheth er this administration is more close ly attached to the militaristic and naval interests, than to the tax pay ers of the nation who foot the bills. CilVK CREDIT TO LEAqUliRS ALSO It is hoped there will be no un seemly and irritating exhibitions of triumph' in the natural gratification over the victory of the anti-Leagae forces in North Dakota. It must be remembered that the victory was only accomplished by "the aid of for mer Leaguers who have had the courage and fairness, to reverse their opinions and to vote with tiiof-e who have been long pictured as their enemies and business opponents. The League movement originated in a protest over unjust grain mar keting conditions, and there were many rightful grievances, which the farmers and thousands of other good citizens of the state, hoped to right, by political organization. These grievances, still exist to a large extent, and only the abuse of confidence of those who made the League movement a success, has brought about its present defeat. It is hoped that both the Indepen dents and the Leaguers ,haying It is gratifying to hear R. A. Nes t«s, successful candidate for gov ernor, plead f«?r this kind of pro gram, and for tolerance and recogni tion of those to whom his election is due, who were former fnembers of the Nonpartisan League.. The In dependent officials wilK without d6ubt, carry out in a reasonable and businesslike manner, the pledges of the Devils Lake platform, and dem onstrate their sincerity and honesty in the 'conduct Of public affairs. Th'e: greatest problem 1s that of reduc ing taxation and the newly elected1 officials, as Svell fas the future legis lature must remember that takes can not be reduced and the burden light ened unless the expenditures are cut down, and the travagance and waste eliminated. -n—U— THE RECALL ELECTION Election returns from the North Dakota contest to recall three state .officials and to put into effect cer tain remedial legislation, show a f' great change in sentiment in less .than one year. The. recall of the governor, the attorney general' and the secretary of agriculture and la bor, has been ordered hy a large tna y,Jority of the voters of North Dakota, ".'the fiTSt titoe in the history of the. United States that the recall machin ery has been put in motion to change! the established -policies and the per ^sonel of a state administration. The 'I change has come abolit iii ft compar ed ,vWl ^?3atlvely •short tfriie jni.'Shviwd^rly laiw- way ijh'?? dority of the people of this, state ijJM# want hpheBf aihd c^f ficiieiilt service r, Pnl&MhJ?1 from those titey '61ect to, dffi e, -rS.' There:' ''nfever' w^s ':a^'dqubt -:a6 irty.' cleaned their house of the rubhish government employing people, have and thrown out the dangerous ele ment that was threatening the en tire state, can now work together, and restore North Dakota's former good reputation and sound, safe and honest /administration of public af fairs. :soutces of ex p* el The result wot not 'seciii'ed with-] out hard work a,nfd a loyal deter rtiin-[ atidh to right the •tordn'gs ihflictedU on North Dakota by those officials! who have mttrejtosenMtitlte irtatej fpr five 'yfeare aM a£tfirt:fthdirs that] vlgllanee is me fo'rlde of !e¥|eiy an if not THE BISMARCK VOTE The city of Bi&ma'rck i^ai e Nes-l tos :68S liiajoiyty 6Ver Frttzier with I all adhiiniistra'tioh tige'tfcfe's, clepen-.! dants on the .payroll, and !paWohd ge| iiiTluencfe fVorkin^ far Frazien It 1st) gratifying to know tirfet a majority of 1 682 jpeo^ple 6*f Bfemarc)c, who were fri a Special posritiop ^6 fcmow tire ex 'traVitgsrtrce and polftical corruptidn »f Chfe t«k'ders of lire League, were loyal tp 'the right Btandard^ of gOv 'CTrimont. In any 'cfty 'where tho in fluinces of adririnistraitioh are us-J ed to corrupt the public, and dull the sense of responcribility of the citizen's,2I the officikis doftfg Jfo Hvill gelt a cer-- tain support. In WWifchington and in every state capital this condition is.) reflected time and time again, and the administration, no matter how corrupt it becomes, is supported by a? portion of 'thfe co'mm unity. Whose sen-i| tfment is, "'The King is dead long live the King" for the incoming ad ministration Is fawlied upon and sup ported the same as the olc^ one that.j waB thrown out. WILL RETAIN GOOD POINTS IN STATE LAWS Several laws that Wave been in op eration and were claimed to be spec ial measures created and enacted by'| the Nonpartisan League, in North Dakota, were laws that had already been in existence before the League came into power and were operating more or less successfully in other states. For instance the workmeris' compensation law, which is claiined to be a part of the. League political program, has heen ,in effect in New York state for ten years. It is no new creation. "ifho eight hour day law lias also been in effect, if not as a legal stat ute. as a Wdrlifng agreement made by eriiployers themselves, in many toicupations th'rii-out the' coim'try and long before the League. attempted' to control the labor vote in NoV^i Da kota. The State Hail Insurance law] has good features and the Indepen dent platform proposes to rescue these good points in the law from the weak ones and continue the op eration of the law, but 011 a business basis, where pVofhpt payments will, be made for losses .instead of long 'delays. In fact instead of scrapping the good points and discarding those features of any law which experience has proved of Va-lufe, tlie Indepen dents ftill strengthen such legisla. tion, make it more workable, and reliable. II—13- SOCIALISM NO REMEDY The conference called by the pres ident to consider the nations unem ployment condition, and to offer or suggest measures to relieve the same, will not offer remedies or un dertake to put into effect any polic ies of :a socialistic nature. Many of these suggestions, looking to the come from certain classes of the pop ulation. The idea uppermost in the thought of a certain class of people was gov ernment aid to the unemployed, the transplanting bodily of the European system of state socialism. The practice of this idea lias brought England to the verge of na tional bankruptcy and is responsible for the very critical financial situa tion in two or three European na tions. It is indisputable that thi£ policy of guaranteeing employment or paying out unemployment pen sions has increased idleness in every nation which practices it and is breeding a class ofvparasites who. in sist upon living off of unemployment pensions at the expense'of tax pay ers rather than work at reasonable wages in private industries. Any proposal that looks tp Social ism and communism as to the cure all of economic and political ills, will, have no weight with the present con ference. Ra'dical ideas will be doomed to disappointment if they in clude the government in a program different from what this country ha& beeii built up on and developed in the past, v —ri—n-—• THE PLUMB PLAN BROUGHT TO NORTH DAKOTA In the withdrawal of the threat ened railroad strike there, is a teh poraTy letup in the Mforts' to get the federal government to take' 6ver the roads, as the ultimate solution .of the controversy between the roads and the employees ever the Question ot It again shoWs'tltat the m&- :to..the result ^h'e'n. the fa,ct». of the abuse of coofi'detice of,-the .^joople of the «t«te 6^c&iae fally kno^p, attd the' wag|es. 'Vv-v Government ownership 6f railroads Wtfs 'the subject ahd almost -the.'enr itire topic of 'discourse of Glen! pltfttb, who 'spoke in -the intereSt£i: of the Nonpartisan Leagtfe. in Norir,! Dokta 'during 'the i ^campaign Jufit. cldijed. -':t EVer siHco.. -Mc/tdoo t#d^ 'ovor th«i roads, a return'*to 'that 'systcW atfd policy, has been adyocat!e!d by r'ail-r road employees. Under: "the W-ftson adminffl(tration, liteM Jtiin V *w« '"T-*. ~*iv.\ ttfen&tteala jndtt piftt at the I etkt®, Shinto le§£jfo£ieMcw .bid once gaified %e obtffiderito of the people. tfhe voters Vaunted the h-._ huse of this confidence 'mid turned on II those who were mainly responsible for.,U. It is a political lesson- thitl onjrht to bfc long remembered 1y ev-i|i wry elected or appointed official inf this state. -W—*)*r-.w- i-» member lM if i .ry 7 '•'ft on our entire policies of. management were practic ally employee^management. The Plumb plan contemplates gov ernment ownership, with operation by a commission in which the em ployees shall dominate in influence. Since return of thp roads to the owners, the present government control -of the railroads is practically reduced to &n arbitration between the roads, and the employees, in the matter o fstrikes and wages, by the Railroad Boards. The^ public or the great majority of the people of the country object to the results of government manager nient, as demonstrated under thei Wil son administration, i where great wjastei' and extravagance prevailed. The railroad employees' constitute a bout 2,000,000 of the total popula tion, and the^ remaining population i3 108,000,000. ft The railroad men are well organ ised and their speakers are conduct ing an„ able propaganda, cleverly planned to: accomplish their purpose. Those in the great majority of .tiiei population who are. opposed to %afcr. iernment o.wnership. are npt orgatiiw edr.and. have, rio immediate ?neah^: if making their Wjshos kn6i^ in Wasli-. ington. Indiyii4*l ciWisens .pjppse4. to the policie8 pf 80plalism m^Bt, K''i Action and-. exprt^ .their y ifews to their 'cdn'Kre8Bmen.^Jfhe ^ubHc^wiU insist In opposing those who woqI^ lowthroW private ^etiterprfce, Jd|B I cpitnige private Initi^tiyci, ajid %m»)t'fi this goVer^imtttot .paternalistic/ aftef the pattern of Soviet RusBia.", Mwtpia'^ope of tW tWd«judges -hpfd^ &JU TCEE1 fu November 3rd vV? 1 5 A if W *HV* •V" *--1 i" Annual I We have planned this Economy Campaign oil A Bolivia Silvtrtip Discount of (state taxes. Had the league offi cials and leaders in the last legisla ture followed the advice of the jurist the result Of the recall election might have been different. ^v, '[J—f] UJ 1 The rain it poured, .tfi-ji-w Vj The sea, it' roared, .The slcy was draped -iii bla:ck The old ship railed, She pitched and bowled iw- And lost her Charted track. P-O-o-6 :"Oh, dear! oh, dear! .1 Sir, wiir she-clear Loud walled a da|i»e, on deck. As they heaved the lead WIM$$ jMeJifcWoif.:isaid,-:: •S^.y OBjiiicT LEsaO^i^'-o 'A flock'Jof AOO B»iif Orp'iui^on^ domoh^ration'' co^^taed'r by IQstH^r #ferrJ«,: pnstration agfht. The eqljs were |a- Uttti •mmSM£C" Cf. jTf J-4L J- X' ... v ... -i..Vi» "--r -T*- -w~ A The Store of Qtitftty i-EIks' Blodf- «t f- L'ljJJ" V in I It is a genuine effort on our part ^o increase the sales ia our ready-to-wear section, and at the same time to help,every, woman and naiss economize on their fall and winter wardrobes. ... v- J. 1 Harvest Sale of Coais A marvelous assemblage of Coats aAd Wraps fasiiipii's new est styles cbfrceptio&s for the iviinter season stttartly ta8bre3 and belted coats, flare skirt coats, tipple models and lafge .Wt^ppy effects, plain or luxuriously fur tfiminied or embroidered. ,0 THE MATERIALS '-'I'h-y-- (/.: ,• iAjpn.-'Wr" Cordova 1 Normandy PRICES ARE: @i-¥ McLEAN COUN1T HUNTCRM&TS DEATH Carl Austad, of iiean .Rusp, niet almost instant death Sunday after- v THE BUSIXESS OUTI/Mik 4? with George Okins of Ruso, (wlien noon October 23, wnile Put liuntins Austatl's 'shotgun was fir6d accfllently and the full charge p&sseii through his abdomen. 'Vr V The men wpre riding in a buggy and we're driving acr6s^ tjie prairie were ivint when theteain soared up a jackrab tfit.' Mr. Aus'tad told Afr. Okins to try his skill at shooting and see if he could kill the rabbit: S5 Okins stepped'.out pf the buggy-and flred at Hie rabbit. At 'almost the same time Mr. Okins heard a shot behind him and turning he saw the team lunging and Mr. Anstad falling from the buggy- rushed' to his sidfe only fn time to see him draw 'his lattt breaths: of life. His Ktin had discharged and i the s^t had passed }hrou*h M^ -pkiiTB exijgns tbp horrible It caifsed the homes ftnl in -V sfsassiasii, 'A^e5gun-:tQ4ro^AM|:?m ~x-+. & v'a 'f* v ~. '. »i vrti^^th^uvSv'fti i,A: K *Vv*v,* W4 i *, -iC J.'.,- /•, Veldyite Plush Bliura •i ^*vcto ?^£r'' fi «(9va 'k s 4^: ,_r s iiwyiii •sgi A r- i3u Ai A & Bis. t? a j' y 't v# Fair-reaching Scale. -rre:* SrSi-i 4 I I \i. J!» '"fc OVfj vi tresh now and spring. Sale be held on^ V?"" if *S& S Cijit i'i[ MAIL mOSRS Groin Prompt ttei •f 'SW-W'A'SfB ,, "Cv w. 5 V JU ImSM 3 i J- i 'p-s u 0"