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The producers news. [volume] (Plentywood, Mont.) 1918-1937, December 06, 1918, Image 8

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Albert Elmberg of Archer -was a
county seat visitor Wednesday.
J. C. Gronvold and Dan Olson at
tended the Walter Smith sale Tues
day.
Emil Moe of Archer was a bsainess
visitor to the county capitol the first
of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Worley plan- on
leaving soon for their new home at
Holdrege, Nebraska.
Harry Loucks of Redstone was
transacting business in Plentywood
the early part of the week.
Ole Aspelund, well known and re
spected farmer of the Dooley country,
was in Plentywood on business yester
day.
A fine baby girl arrived at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Jarvis last Sun
day morning. Mother and baby are
doing nicely.
* *
The Fairview Equity local held a
social and business meeting at the
Bourassa school house Friday even
ing a week ago.
***
J. C. Gronvold, Alfred Oswold and
Dan J. Olson who reside east of Plen
tywood, attended the Westerlund sale
at Dagmar yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Bourassa and
baby are all ill with the "flu." They'
are now with Mr. Bourassa's parents
who are caring for them.
*$ *
George Smith, a well known farmer
of Welliver, has been ill for the past
ten days with the "flu." He see'ms to
be gaining at this writing.
*$ *
Onon Thorstinson, who resides east
of Plentywood, has purchased a Ford
son Tractor and a set of plows from
the Montana Motor Company.
* * *
Charles Leader of Midby was in the
county seat the latter part of last
week and bought a Fordson tractor
from the local agency, the Montana
Motor Company.
$
Don't overlook the half page ad of
the Outlook Mercantile Company on
page seven. You will find many good
bargain, and suggestions for Christ
mas in this advertisement.
We Have The Exclusive Agency in Sheridan
County For The
PLACE YOUR ORDERS FOR EITHER
IMMEDIATE OR SPRING DELIVERY
PRICES
Tractor, F. 0. B. Factory, $886.00
SPlows, F. 0. B. Factory, $147.50
- *Montan
......... i. -
C. Shively of Medicine !aim;* st
day.
Editor Vesina of the Dooley Sun
was in Plentywood on business .yeeix,
day. ,
* " S
left for Sydney last Satdrday evening
from which point.he starts on a lec
ture tour.
R. B. Martin, who has been organiz
ing for the Nonpartisan League for
the past month in the Dooley section,
Iver Johnson of Comertown was in
the county capitol on business Thurs
day evening.
* *
Wm. Donohue, a well known Cul
bertson farmer, was in Plentywood
Wednesday and while in the county
seat invested in a Fordson tractor and
a set of plows, which were shipped to
him yesterday. j
* * *
The Fred Ibsen Administrator Sale,
the Walter Smith estate, held at the
Smith farm, northeast of Plentywood
and between Raymond and Dooley,
was a huge success. There was a
large crowd present and everything
brought good prices.
* * *
Clair Stoner and Victor Anker of
the Outlook country and Dan J. 01
son, J. C. Gronvold and Guy Mellon of
the Plentywood section was in Plenty
wood Monday afternoon attending a
meeting of the board of directors of
the 'Peoples Publishing Company.
Twenty-wo more farmers of the
Outlook country joined the Sheridan
County Farm Bureau last week. The
Bureau is growing. It is a good or
ganization. If you have not joined
yet you had better do so. All good
men should be members of the Farm
Bureau.
* $ *
J. A. Lougheed and family left
Wednesday for Newberry, Ont., Cana
da, where they will visit with Mr.
Lougheed's parents before locatingoon
a farm again. Mr. and Mrs. Lougheed
have been residents of this community
for the past eight years and have
made many friends-during their so
journ here, who join us in extending
to them best wishes for a happy an(
prosperous future in their new loca
tion.-Dooley Sun.
4 on
nom st · x. 2 ys 4~A~W *
=' Witer MieGatiey, 4ho a 'Srgin '
t Uncle Sam's army, is home .n a
ferla~ph from Camp Lewis.
* , .
Dan McCall of Comertown was a
business visitor to the county capitol
Thursday,
Rose Gibson of Comertown was a
business visitor to the county capitol
Thursday of this week.
* *
Mrs. Richard Francar left Tuesday
morning for Poplar where she - will
visit friends for a short time.
Charles B. Murphy, pioneer farmer
of the Outlook country, was in Plen
tywood on business yesterday.
* *
A complete report of the financial
conditions of the Nonpartisan League
will soon be published in the Pro
ducers News. Watch for it.
***
Jos Lasher, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Lasher, who has been seriously ill
with influenza, is much improved at
this writing.
* S *
The Knudson sisters have so far re
covered from their seige of influenza
as to enable one of them to attend to
her regular duties at the local tele
phone exchange.
***
Word has been received here of the
death of Frank Schubbell at Williston.
Mr. Schubbell has many friends
here, having been employed at the
Pleptywood Pharmacy.
John McKinzie and Eddie Robinson,
who have been working on the local
draft board have been ordered to re
port at Camp Logan soon. It is
thought that the closing of the draft
board in a short time is the cause of
this action.
* * *
The Peter Westerlund sale at Dag
mar Thursday was a huge success.
There was a jam present, people com
ing from all over the county. Every
thing offered brought good prices,
The sale was advertised in the Pro
ducers News which insured its suc
cess from the beginning. The Pro
ducers News has the largest circula
tion of any paper of Sheridan county
by a large margin and the bulk of the
subscribers are farmers. That's the
reason that sales advertised in the
Producers News gets the crowd.
What's a sale without buyers ?
Mr OOdea rd arrivedl few days
,agdo t(l assist i h the , ok at- the
County Agent's olce. Mir. Odeg rJ
has d~he a gosddal of servie -for the
farme~s' organization, ibeing ,h..
for some time during the summer
months.
Miss Lutzenhiser, who is a 4augh
ter of Frank Lutisenhiser, f Antelope,
arrived recently from North Dakota.
She has come here at the request of
the Red Cross local chapter to assist
at the hospital superintended by this
society.
Alex McDonald, who has been sta
tioned at Jefferson Barracks, Mis
souri, where he has been in the ser
vice of Uncle Sam, arrived home this
week. After going there he was
stricken down with inflenza and was
very low at one time. He is now
well and has gained twenty pounds
since leaving Plentywood. He will
again take his position with the Plen
tywood Meat Market.
After listening to the special inter
est talk against the League leaders
for the past year, we feel safe in add
ing to the list of impossible things
that of being a reformer and keeping
a general reputation at the same
time. Christ will his divine power
might have been able to do this im
possible thing, but the gospel records
that he didn't.
AND AGAIN THAT
AWFUL RED FLAG
(Continued from Page One)
ing spells. It is expected that the al
lies will soon join in asking. Holland to
expel Wilhelm, offering him the
choice of returning to the German
frontier or surrendering to the enten
frontier or surendering to the entente.
Wilhelm seldom goes outside of the
castle gardens. During one of his
first walks an interned German soldiei
refused to salute. An explanation
was demanded. The soldier silently
produced a small red flag. The at
tendant was asked if he knew the
former kaiser stood -before him.
'Damn the Hohenzollerns," said he,
'six of my brothers died for them.'"
¥Wilhelm has taken no walks since
then, riding in closed automobiles.
0ALNT I 51 COUN.
: KfIcATE THAT TEN
Ai -M·E NTS HAVE CARRIED
IN NORTH DAKOTA.
Bismarck, N. D., Dec. 5.--On the
face of the official county abstracts of
vones from all but Morton and Mc
Lean counties the ten proposed con
stitutional amendments have secured
unbeatable majorities of all votes cast
at the general election. The abstracts
were opened tbefore the state canvass
ing board at its meeting today.
No Official Computation
While neither the secrtary of state
nor the canvassing board have at
tempted to compute the totals, a
Courier-News representative was able
to get the following figures from the
available eturns from 51 counties.
The total number of male votes was
$6,958. Assuming that the majority
of this number or 43,480 is necessary
to win, this is how the ten measures
turned the trick: No. one 56,572; No.
two 60,407; No. three 69,436; No. four
49,218; No. five 32,519; No. six 43,753;
No. seven 44,254; No. eight 58,702;
No. nine 43,697, and No. ten 44,182.
Awaiting Soldier Vote
The canvassing board has agreed to
adjourn from day to day for a suffi
cient length of time to allow the sol
dier vote to be canvassed. Meetings
must be held daily and adjourned in
order to meet the provisions of the
law. The soldiers vote which has been
variously estimated up to 15,000 is
extremely light. It is doubtful if more
than 500 soldiers have sent in their
ballots. On the returns now in the
secretary of state's hands less than
100. have voted. Burleigh county
which has 750 soldiers in the service
polled seven such votes, Rollette coun
ty six, and Richland county 1.
Governor Frazier, the league candi
dates, and the ten amendments se
cured majorities in the Golden state.
-Fargo Courier-News.
MARRIAGE LICENSES
The following marriage licenses
licenses have been issued by the cleric
during the past week:
Ralph J. Ahern and Marie Ranch,
of Whitetail.
Herman. Kanning and Margaret
Harrington, of Redstone.
Patrick F. Sheehan and Carrie Kit
tock, of Poplar.
MwENTOI
(Continued.
stitutions.i
Called
"The qluestio,
ership and opera
severely p *,a.l
Hughes. "Of al . bq,
whose interests
ing the activities o
as to embrace all .
are endeavoring t
what they coneito
east aistane in tl'e
govei-ent hands
SFu : as been takeh
J :?..ns: of the exige
r " instinct of the
i can bet
thy' dous pla s
of h1.:t,. who, if gij
whiouli, h. tPstop Short
whic.,, whatever name it
would .leave little OO f
a. Comparep( to Prnssi
Scores Publi
It is regrettable,~
that fovfrnment ente
stantly to inefficieny,
to e oberved that ee
tion w:ith the war, des
or and patriotic implser
workers, inefficiency i,
fields of activity has bet
The notion that the
Hess by government tedn
cient is a superstition
-those who either know
emnment or who known
ness. The tendency is
other way."
BRITISH CABINET 0
DECLARES ENGLSCa
RETAIN GERM -
London, Dec. 5.-There
"attitude of tendernest.
many in the terms to be
the British, Walter L.ng,
of state for the' colonies,
a campaign speech at Bri
vocated solution of the
onies question by their i
British empire.
"I could see no other
their inclusion in the Briti(
Long said. "Where the
been consulted, they are
ingly in favor of this.
"As a member of the
appointed by the premier i
the terms to be demanded
mnany, I can assure you tid
no need of anxiety that _
ntess will be shown toward

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