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oFRT PRIZE ýat the Minot, N..Tractr Demnstratin A Few Features That Make This Tractor Supreme in the Farm Tractor Field 9. Electrical governor permits instant fixing of engine-speed at any de sired number of r. p. m. 10. Self Starter avoids back-breaking labor and saves times in field--also fuel. . 11. Electric lights illuminating both tractor and implement enable crowd ing of work in rush season. 92. Perfected overhead-valve four-cylinder engine gives smooth, even flow of power--easy on bearings. Owing to -lack of space additional features will be published in this space next week. Watch for them-they're interesting. M10E BROTHERS CO-OPERATION "LEAGUE MEMBERS AND FARMERS" Agents, * Archer, Mont. JO PRINTING DONE AT THIS OFFICE Phone 118 Plentywood Auto Shop Phone 118 STHE ART C , R THE ART CAR is Grc.·at r Than the Output Demand is Greater Than the Output. Attention--Tractor Owners! We rebore and fix new pistons and rings Worn' out--Tractor 4. ' rnde, , We have the LARGEST and BEST Machine and Auto hop .in the West. When in Plentywood, drop In and lc .~o We .11 be ~ard to meet you.oo_ Some of the Thing...We. Lathe work jýll Spring welding , i.." - . .. Manufacture New Springs OilGas.Tibes Tires E CAN SAVE YOU -- ONEY YI_ . A o . GUA' AT-D._ +- +P.i-i.+ A IN TAL TO Tim Patriotic Farmers of Montana By CARL W. RADDICK, A Farmer from Fergus County Republican Candidate For CONGRESS From Eastern Montana M1y fellow citizens and friends: It is time for .us farmers to wake 'up. We look after the little things and let the big things go. Why not elect a farmer represent ative to congress this fall? Wly not send a man to Washing ton who will look after the interests of the farmer the same as big busi ness has its interests looked after? There are 295 lawyers in congress and only six actual farmers. FARMERS NEEDED IN CONGRESS If we farmers ever expect a square deal we must have our own repre sentatives in congress to look after our needs. I am a farmer. I know the farm ers' needs from my own experience. I believe I can make a success look ing out for my farmer friends at Washington. I want to be sent to congress for that purpose. I am a Republican and proud of it. I am a farmer and proud of that. I am an American first of all and espe cially proud of that. If I go to Washington I will be an American first, a farm(er next and a Republican after that. NO POLITICS IN THE WAR I will work above all things to win the war. I believe the Democrat pol iticians are all wrong when they claim it will tale pa Democrat conr gress to win the war. President Wilson has had to ask his own party to defeat a large num ber of Democrat congressmen be cause they would not help him in the war. ft" Four Republican congressmen have recently resigned to join the army. Four. Democrat congressmen have recently resigned to take high sal aried public jobs. Chairman Dent of the Military Affairs 'Committee, Floor .Leader Kitchin, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, and other pronninent Democrat leaders in congress have: opposed major war measures proposed by the president, while Republican leaders stood by the president. These are matters of actual record. r-.o)LE FOOLED BY POLITICIANS Two years ago the Democrat com mittee fooled the people by shouting "He kept us out of war." They knew vwe were bound to be in the war very shortly and that we should have been in it three years before, but they wanted to win a partisan election first. They knew that preparation for war was demanded by common sense. It would have saved the lives of thousands of American boys. It would have prevented the collapse of Russia and shortened the war by two years or more. Now, these same Democrats say "Vote the Democrat ticket to prove your patriotism." If it takes a Democrat congress to win the war, why doesn't it take Democrat soldiers and Democrat shipbuilders and Democrat munition factories? I say it takes Americans to win this war, and I claim to be a better American than the people who said, "He kept us out of war." TWO SONS IN FRANCE I have two boys driving battle air ships on te firing line in France. No cheap/politiian denied them the! right to serve because they are Re publicans, aidd no politfclan car make me believe I have to become a Demo &rat to be patrietic. SAME sEDIiIek FOR EVktrY But wbt yoe a to .know, my ltow farm1ers, 'is wsir I will do it in send m to ashingston. te here are some of the tings I will vote fYt q Aht f if -yeme there: 4 - irms4 Wp* lkx, 7,47.i I .ý` +"tl ='n4 Alb~"~ tutes or other things because if it did ih would also have to fix the price of the chief product of the south, namely, cotton. If you send me to Washington I will work to correct this gross injustice. WHEAT PRICE TOO LOW. I will also work to raise the price of wheat. The present administra tion vetoed $2.50 for wheat because it would raise the cost of living to the working man. Let us look into this. A barrel of flour takes 4% bushels of wheat. Raising the wheat from $2.00 to $2.50 would raise the cost of flour $2.25 per barrel. In peace time the average American eats a barrel of flour a year. Suppose a wo: king man has a wife and four children, giving the wheat raiser a sqliare deal on price would raise the cost of living to a working man ,$13.50 per year, or practically one dollar per month, and working men are earning from $4.00 to $20.00 per day, ol $i00 to $600 per month. But the administration wouldn't allow men to be charged a dollar a month more for their flour. And yet the Democ at party claims to be the friend of the farmer and wants your vote. WIHU A RICH MAN KICKED I h:td other iijustices against the farr,.'~ forc'bly b-hrught to my atten tin w!!.*n e, cted assessor of Fergus county by my farmer friends four years ago. I had promised to assess all kind of property alike. Our laws demanded this and I thpught no one wcul:i complain. Small farmers, owning two or eight cows, were as sessed for that number and none of them complained in the least, but when I put on the assessment books the 7,000 head of cattle owned by one of the wealthiest men in the state the rich man was astounded. He had reported but 1700 head. He wrote mne a letter stating that for 20 years he had run cattle on the free range of Montana and never before had he even been asked to give at accounting. For 20 years he had seen no injustice in a custom where by the little fellow' paid his full share of taxes while the big man paid less than one-quarter of his. The rich man didn't like me for making him pay his fair share. Probably other rich men will feel the same when I vote at Washington for laws which treat them exactly like the poor man. I initend to do so just the same. I consider that as one of the things you will be sending me to congress for. PATRIOTIC TAX DODGERS. Rich money lenders of Fergus county did not like it because I made them pay taxes on their money loan ing corporations. They never had paid, although they were getting rich off the thousands of 10 per cent mort gages plastered on farms in Fergus and adjoining counties. They gloried in their patriotism, while dodging their taxes. Some of the oil companies, rail road companies and express com panies made an awful fuss when I required them for the first time in their experience, to pay taxes like ordinary folks. I didn't mistreat anybody because he was big. I just treated everybody alike, And the people of Fergus county placed their stamp of approv al on my work by re-blecting me by 5,000 more votes than were east for the head of my ticket. I want.to go to congress to give you the some kind of service there. SOA4-BD B THE MEAT TRUST Iast fall:I took six car of cattle to then Chieag market:. The day be. foie estl my iattlethe goerne had u° n tahe -pacrs the brgss - fir meat ever die. The -- ww oued t e so irenvame t, to our a s to pt s1 Were the - ed a pop fai :+ =d T 'V F 9° w, the war.- If you sead me' to Wasaington I shall work -for a law Which w Ipe out this outrage. f.'A MfS GROWING 1OORER I personally have hundreds of neighbors and friends who have been farming for five to ten years, and are no richer today than when they started. Some are considerably poorer, and they have worked from daylight to dark, winter and sum mer, good weather and bad. The tired look on the faces of the women of the farms tello its own story more eloquently than I can tell it. Farm tenantry in America is rap idly increasing. Farm population is not keeping pace with the increasing population of the cities. Every fact and statistic one can sedure on this subject leads to but one conclusion: There is a national need that farm life can be made more remunerative an* attractive. Last year's government report of taxes on incomes shows that 20 out of every 100 stock brokers in the country received an income of $3,000 or over, and that but one out of every 400 farmers made as much. Things are topsy-turvy. The scales of opportunity are out of balance for the farmer. WHAT FARMERS WANT I shall work for laws which will mean that farmers and wheat raisers will make the same profit for the same amount of work that cotton growers, munition workers and meat packers do. Why should men become immense ly wealthy and draw enormous wages sc1ling their products to the govern ment and the wheat grower and live stock raiher be compelled to sell his at a loss ? I shall ask no special favors for the farmers, but I shall demand that he be given a .wuare deal with all other workers. FREE LAND AND EQUIPMENT FOR SOLDIERS There were thousands of unem ployed when the war broke out. Af ter the war those thousands will be multiplied unless American markets are protected. I stand for protection of American farmers and laborers. Our boys at the front are giving up much. While they are fighting for us, I would stop the profiteering that is robbing them and their de pendents. After the+ war I would re turn our soldiers to civil life quick ly and give every one a free home stead and the equipment to farm it. We must win this war first of all, but there is no need for gross injus tice to the farmer while it is being won. That is the big reason why pol itics cannot and must not be ad journed during the war. Justice must be done and the American farmer given a square deal in war times the same as in peace times. I WANT PATRIOTIC FARMERS TO STANI) BY ME The profiteers, the men who have been getting special favors from Washington, won't be for me. They -will fight me in order to protect their own special privileges. But for ev ery vote I lose for that redson, I want a hundred loyal and patriotic farmers and their wives to stand by me, not to honor me, but that we may send a fellow farmer to congress -to work and vote for the square deal for Mentana farmers, that we are en titled to. RESERVE NEWS ITEMS (By our special correspondent) Mr. and Mrs. Eidness and Miss Minnie motored to Plentywood on Tuesday. The latter left on Friday Imorning for her home at Williston, N. D., and then to Marshaltown, Ia., at which place she is due to report October 10th in the Student's Nurse Reserve Corps. Miss Hanson entertained a few of her friends to a whist party Thurs day evening. Refreshments were served at midnight. The Fred Bare and O. B. Hoven families and D. Bowman came down to hunt ducks and visit friends here Sunday. Among those on the sick list are: Peter Reiten, Mr. and M.I. Jas. Singleton and daughter, Georgia and the Overby family. Oscar Mitstock is having house. erected on his and his sister's claim west of town this week. John K1llak has sold his black smith shoe to John Kithoff. Eeserve oversabacribed their liber ty lon quota. Two of Pete Whitiahem children [died at pSanish In&ensa this week. JWELDR AMUNDSON'S N1W QUARTERS READY