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THE PRODUER
A PAPER Q THE1QP :, MY TRE FNPLE FOR TIE
Continuing the .D TLQ PROOTh
PEOPLES -PUBLISHING COMPANY, PUWI: 1ER
Entered as Second COlgs Matter, October 18, 1912, a'eithee Pet ce
at Plentywood, Montana, Under the Act of March 3; 1'879':.
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1918 -
Two Platforms
Henry Lowe, the Bainville and
Culbertson Banker, and merchant
and elevator man, who in being so
ardently supported by the. Sheridan
County Bankers Association and the
Eneridan County Loyalty League,
bhtter known as "Lunacy, League" for
State Senator from Sheridan County
on the republican ticket, along with
Jack Duggan for sheriff on the De
mocratic Ticket and James F. Red
mond for County Auditor on the
same Democratic ticket, proving that
bankers and business men can also
be nonpartisan as well as the farm
ers, which is so disloyal and deplor
able on the part of the farmers, is
running on' the following platform:
TO THE VOTERS OF SHERIDAN
COUNTY:
I pledge myself to support our Gov
ernment and President Wilson in the
prosecution of the war to a victorious
conclusion.
To protect the people from high
prices, profiteering and unnecessary
legislation.
Td truly represent the people of
Sheridan County in our Legislature.
To use my best efforts to secure a
measure requiring Insurance Com
panies doing business within this
State; to dzposit with the State
Treasurer a portion of their income,
such funds to be loaned to the farm
ers at reasonable interest for the
purchase of livestock, which will ma
torially aid the farming interests and
commercial enterprises of our com
monwealth.
I solicit the support of all true and
loyal Americans.
We wish to call attention to the
following plank:
"TO USE MY BEST EFFORTS
TO SECURE A MEASURE RE
QUIRING INSUPANCE COMPA
NIES DOING BUSINESS WITHIN
THIS STATE; TO DEPOSIT WITH
THE STATE TREASURER. A POR- I
TION OF THEIR INCOME. SUCH
FUND I) BE LOANED TO THE
F'ARMERS AT A REASONABLE
INTEREST FOR THE PURCHASE
OF LIVESTOCK, WHICH WILL
MATERIALLY AID THE FARM
ING INTEREST AND COMMER
CIAL ENTERPRISES OF OUR
COMMONWEALTH."
This man Henry Lowe imports and
sells pure bred bulls and livestock.
The scheme to aid the farmers to
buy pure bred stock is laudable, but
how .about the scheme of Henry
Lowe?
The Nonpartisan League nominee,
Mr. Clair Stoner, farmer, endorsed
and supported by the farmers, whose
1:aIte is on the National ticket, will
;o-r-k for a bill to abolish private in
surance companies whose income
comes out of the farmers and pro
.ciucers and have the state of Mon
.ana furnish insurance to the people
r.t cost, eliminating all of the fat
erofits going to the insurance com
panies and saving two-thirds of the
p-remiums thow charged to the buye
cf insurance and the farmer can do
vwhat he wants to do with the money
raved--there will be no profits for
the state to loan at any rate of inter
est.
Mr. Stoner will support a bill to
·lace the banking business in the
hands of the state by providing for
rural credit banks to handle the
needs of the farmers, reducing -inter
est to about 5 per cent on the money
Icaned. This will not help the bank
crs much but will be a great boon to
the farmers.
Mr.. Lowe is a banker: he will not
support any measure. You
can't expe il. .
Mr. Loamy . hisa p
form: If IJ-bedt a o.ti
ed, during my term of offie I it,
cocnsder the vote of the people for
United State* J V (onap
da om, which I will be at ibterty
eE to testt:
'Ro .fr"
Th ,,
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States provide that the United States
Senator shall be .elected by a `direct
vote of the people. Mr. Stoner will
stand by the constitution in that re
gard.
Mr. Lowe also says: "I will uphold
and stand for all 'laws that stand for
good American Government." Just
how he makes the above harmonize
with his position on the United States
Senatorial election, he dloes not tell.
Needless to say that Clair Stoner
will "uphold and work for all laws
that stand for good American gov
ernment," also.
Banker Lowe says further:. "I will
during the period of the war oppose
all legislation in regard to county di
vision," which plank needs no com
mnent: Clair Stoner will do the same.
Banker Lowe goes further and
says: "I will work against all unne
cessary legislation."
Banker Lowe does not tell us what
he considers "unnecessary legisla
tion."
He does not tell us whether he will
decide what is necessary or unneces
sary legislation or whether the
"Kopper Krowd" will do that for him.
All of 'the forces of "Kopper" are
supporting him.
Banker Lowe's slogan, which will
be printed on his ballot is as follows:
"True Americanism - Elimination
of all unnecessary legislation-A
square deal to all."
What does Banker Lowe consid
er ". square deal to all."
Will he decide that or will "kop
per" and the Sheridan County Bank
_s' Association decide that. And
will what the above people consider
a square deal, be considered a square
deal by the farmers? Will anything
that is considered square by the
farmers, or relieve the farmers fron
the merciless exploitation by "big
biz" be considered a square deal by
the Anaconda Copper Mines and their
fanatical mouthpiece, Mr. Will Camp
bell of the Helena Independent?
Banker Lowe talks in glittering
generalities; there is not one thing
in all of his platform except his po
sition on the election of the United
States Senator that is to the point or
means anything.
Now let us see what Farmer Ston
er will support and what he consid
ers necessary legislation. Here it is
in black and white:
1. 'Exemption of Farm Improve
ments from Taxation.
2. Rural Credit .Banks operated
at cost.
3. State Terminaxl llevators,
Warehouses, Flour Mills, Stock
Yards, Packing Houses, Creameries
and Cold Storage Plants.
4. State Hail Insurance.
5. State Insuection of Dockage
and Grading of Grain.
6. Torrens Land Title System.
7. Nonpartisan Election Law.
8. Equal Taxation of Railroads,
Mines, Telegraph, Telephone, Elec
tric Light and Power Companies, and
all Public Utility Corporations.
9. State Rural Telephone Sys
tem operated at coSt.
tlow, who do you want for senator?
Banker Lowe or Farmer Stoner ?
If you want the League program
vote for Clair Stoner, the farmer.
If you want things just as they
am, or a banker and a "Kopper"
program, vote for Henry Lobe, the
Banker.
adon't et. your men mixe4. Bank
er LJawe is a line man personally and
a goed man fof th bankers. and
e ; ' Farmer `etioe.'r f ine
ma personally, and st the man ftr
''f upper;' to.e....," ....."Ote
If yaou believe in the tamrers a"d
Th. 4truge is b e
·-~ e /> 1
was' .et Q. 'fire.x d tS grridds
ia& w~pulld tdown.
the other` day.
The "Kopper Krowd" was there.
They applarded himf to the echo.
Roosevelt does, not like the Non
partisa League and sa y so.
loosevelt does not ifke anything
that smacks tof democracy.
Roosevelt is the American would-be
Kaiser.
All the profiteering kaisers ad
mire him, for he is their mouthpiece
and their god.
He says that Townley is disloyal,
and is a "ghost Hun."
Yet Townley never had his picture
taken with the "Beast of Berlin."
When men have criticized the gov
ernment for going into the war, they
have received terms in federal pris
ons.
Roosevelt criticized the President
and the Government of the United
States for not declaring war on Tur
Rantkin Gets Most Votes
The A. C. M. Company is making
every effort to create the impression
that Miss Rankin cannot win, not
withstanding the fact that she re
ceived more votes than any candidate
on the Republican or National ticket
at the election.
In reviewing the vote at the pri
maries, we find that Jeannette Ran
kin received 17,091 votes on the Re
publican ticket. Her name was writ
ten in over two thousand times on the
Democratic ticket and' hundreds of
time on the National ticket, making
approximately. 20,000 votes cast for
her at the primary election.
Landstrum received less than 19,
000 votes.
When we consider the fact that
scarcely more than one-third of farm
The New Town and Country
Do we realize the big part the au
tomobile is playing and is going to
play in the relations of town and
country? Contrary to the conditions
of the horse age, the automobile age
means that the farmers are independ
ent of any particular town, and that
that town will grow which beau
pleases the farmers. The towns can
not longer dominate the surrounding
LiST OF MEN CALLED
TO UNfVERSITY MONTANA
Following is a list of names of men
called October 14th to go to the Uni
versity of Missoula, on the morning
of Oct. 15th:
57 Woodbury, Frank Amariahi,
Wolf Point
88 Olsen, Leonard, Comertown
103 Forrest, Norris Olai, Poplar ,
139 Rydberg, Fred A., Scobey
141 Malon, Jorgen, Scobey
151 Wilson, Rex Beach, Augusta
172 Bowell, Glenn, Wolf Point
194 Mohr, Arthur, Wolf Point
19o Vangsness, Joseph A., Twin
Valley, Minn.
201 Funk, Adolph George, Volt
20b Chase, Arthur, Radville, Sask.
212 Iwen, Austen James, Bainville
213 Helleskov, Viggo M.,, Medicine
Lake
9 A Marcel, David, Bainville
18 A Wheeler, Hobart H., Froid
35 A Leckner, George, Froid
41 A Schultz, Robert H. J., Froid
117 A Peterson, Millard E., Culbert
son
121 A Scott, Joseph Ferdinand, Wolf
Point
124 A Martin, Clarence, Froid
OUTLOOK NEWS ITEMS
(By Our Special Correspondent)
It'seems good to see loads of gola
en grain roll into Outlook each day.
The infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. S~anson of Outlook died in the
Kenmare, N. D., hospital after un
dergoing an operation for an abscess
on its neck.
There are several cases of Spanish
influnza here and the school is closed
for a week.
Dr. Huntetr has belt very busy at
tending patients at Whitetail as well'
ashere.
SMrs. Kaiviaky, o Sherwood, N. D
wa eIwed to thi bedibd of hey,
inother, Mr Kbohey no*th .f town,
who tire r at the t.t tepeot.
,rs. Oi6iii Wi returnd to far-~r
g-~
e 'Germn :P~e pr al ''l
very time that' the Preseat. was
formulating h .s -eply.
This. man Roosevelt has never
missed the oppo rtuty to atac& the
President by innuendo since the war
began or before.
He has attacked i.er, Daniels,
Creel and anyone else who has been
opposed to him and his Prussianismb
When Roosevelt talks for Prussian
ism in America, it is patriotism and
is applauded by the fat boys and he
"gets by."
If A. C. Townley should dare to
say the same things that Terrible
"Ted" spews out every day, he would
be prosecuted for sedition immediate
ly.
The League will continue to fight
the battle of democracy here, while
Roosevelt puts in his time tryipg to
establish a "Hun Autocracy" in
America.
ers voted, and of those who did vote,
only one-half could vote for Miss
Rtnkin-due to the fact that half of
the counties endorsed their legislative
candidates on the Democratic ticket
then we see that in reality only one
sixth of Miss Rankin's followers were
able to support her.
On the other hand Landstrum not
only received his full normal support
but there were added thousands of
machine Democratic votes, as they
did not have a vote for Walsh, he
having no opposition at the primaries.
It will be different in November.
THINK THIS OVER AND JUDGE
FOR 'OURSELF WHO IS THE
ONE WHO HAS NO CHANCE TO
WIN.
country, but must serve in a twen
tieth century manner. The organi
zation of the farmers complicates the
situation, but at the same time In
sures the success of the town which
can offer these organized farmers
good business service and friendly
understanding. The farmers are now
prepared to travel long distances to
"good" towns.
SIDE LIGHTS
ON THINGS
By G. A. Brattland
CARRANZA IS CLAIMING FOR
THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO
ALL SUBSOIL RIGHTS.
Financial journals howl confiscation
as "Americans (?): will lose untold
millions of dollars in oil." Estimates
of oil holdings is made at 20,000,000,
000 barrels-of oil. It is said that $1.00
worth of oil in Mexico is transformed
into $25.00 in this country!
Oil owned by big oil interests esti
mate a possible loss of $250,000,000,
000, estimated on a conversion of
value of only $12.50 instead of $26.
"Americans discovered the oil and
brought it- to the surface." Can you
see any connection between this and
some of our big .interest meddling
with Mexican-U. S. affairs in the
past. It is a healthy howl. Let us
have some more of them.
It is stated that the American do!
tar goes at a 4 per cent discount in
Spain. As-much of the supplies for
the army is bought in Spain should
not the munition profiteers there rev
el in an orgy of profiteering.
"The railroads being in govern
ment hands are more or less inde
pendent of howlers." What a pity
as they have reaped abnormal pro
fits in commissions for corporate un
derwriting of new issues of railroad
bonds.
Even with increased fares and gov
ernment tax, railroad travel has in
creased greatly. Even to an increase
of 90 per cent on some roads. What
if the gov&eit ke e 4 sk
and put tS- ni~t i
able, thansferrabl, sal time malesg
..r' r ·bout t k
ing that all life plarned for vacation
trijs, the chmy shorea of the Par-.
Ac. As the mile past pao s you by,
wk'ifa4 kl s Oir UtI haPt3,fromt
. .stibo-l e~mmoditt The ne
aasStes of pope e in these try.
iagtims . Letittsonk in. Think it
over. F i.. atriotic motives.
Ex-Governe Myron T. Herrick has
in a reea t address uttered a note
worthry.(?) warning (?) to bankers
conaering the new competition which
may be exaeeted from governmental
agencies and co-operative institutions
fostered by the government in re
ceiving-deposits and making loans."
"The agitation for governmental
facilities for leading credit to the
farmers has been successful to the
extent of providing mortgage loans
through the Federal Reserve Bank3
BUT IT WILL NOT STOP THERE."
They read the handwriting on the
wall.
They say that only one-seventh of
holders of Liberty bonds at 4 per
cent have taken advantage of con
verting them into 4 1-2 per cent. No,
the ordinary people do not figure so
tight as half a per cent with Uncle
Sam as the big interests do.
The government figures that there
is $1,000,000,000 worth of taxes to
be collected from income and excess
'profit tax dodgers. Of these the
chief tax delinquents are the coal
companies. Out of 2800 companies,
248 paid in $4,452,000 less taxes than
were owed the government. We al
ways did mistrust the coal compa
nies.
For a 42:week period ending Aug.
18 Armour & Co. gross sales within
this country was $543,000,000. Pret
ty nice stroke of business. TNo won
der they advertise so heavily trying
to save their business and prevent
Uncle Sam from getting it. He needs '
it, but they are going to prevent him
if they can.
C. E. CORBETT
BARBER SHOP AND BILLIARD HALL
Farmers are Always Welcome.
Outlook, - - Montana
The City Cafe
EAT WELL, FEEL WELL, DO WELL
It all depends on what eats you buy, where you
buy your eats, and what you pay 'for your eats.
If you buy good eats you eat well. If you eat
well, you feel well. If you feel well you do well.
Most people eat at the CITY CAFE. Why not you?
CHOP SUEY, Evenings after 8 o'clock
0 i
"i .:'0.. t Let's Eat at the :',
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SERVICE AND QUALITY
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PLENTYWOOD, MO.
New Addition
Make your headquarter8
at the LELAND
PLEASANT R001
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Nice Home
Surrounding
MRS. IDA ANDERSON, PROP
PLENTY WO00
Insurance
on Tractors
I am now in position to inm
steam and gasoline tractors f
loss by breakage, explosions, etc., h
one of the largest and safest Con.
panies in thre United States. Iata
are reasonable.
All kinds of insurance writt
here.
L S. OLSON
IPlentywood, Montana

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