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ZENS MILITARY CAMP FT. DOUGLAS, UTAH Bretzke Doesn't Like Student Officers But Meals and Training Is O. K.— Roy Parkhurst Writes Praising the Camp and Its Beneficial Results. Salt Lake City, Utah. July 9, 1924. The Producers News, Plentywood, Mont. Dear Sirs: In regard to conditions in the C. M. T. C., I will say they are all I right in SOME respects. The meals and drilling are all right, but some | of the student officers are too hard- j boiled. This discourages the. students. Th y don't mind being bawled out by the commissioned officers, but do when bawled out by the student offi cers. The camp is well supplied with shower baths and latrines and has plenty of water. I would advise any young man to come to the C. M. T. C. camp and learn wihat is taught here. It will do him good. I remain Yours truly, MELVIN W. BRETZKE, Plentywood, Mont. Ft. Douglas. Utah. C. M. T. C. Co. "D July 8, 1924. Dear Sirs: This letter is to get your readers and my friends acquainted with the Fort Douglas C. M. T. Camp. The fort is located on a Ldge at the southeastern base of snow tipped mountains and looks down in the val ley toward the south upon the great Salt Lake City. Ihe camp is equipped with tents for the students to sleep in and also a recreational tent.. We have screen ed-in mess halls as well as hot and I cold shower baths. Our w-ashing is taken in each week and washed. * For the benefit of those w r ho are not familiar with the Citizens Mili tary Training Camp, I will mention a few of the many benefits derived by the students. First of all we have a chance to mingle and mix with people of our own age who in the future may be some of the distinguished men of our nation. We have the privilege of hearing instructive speeches from military officers who are posted on all lines of citizenship. We are also trained physically in military lines; that includes drill, manual of arms, calisthentics, athletic exercises and so forth. I am leaving for the readers to de cide as to whether or not such a camp life for just thirty day each year would be beneficial to any Amer ican youth. One of Plentyw^ood 's representatives, ROY PARKHURST. j j PROVINCIAL EXHIBI TION TO BE HELD AT REGINA iTfc The Provincial Exhibition corres ponding to the State Fairs will be held at Regina, Saskatchewan, on July 28 to August 2. This is the nearest large Fair to many Montana towns tributary ta the international boundary and each year is attracting large numbers of American visitors who enjoy the motor trip. While over thirty large buildings are used to house the thousands of exhibits, special attention is given to the entertainment features. Profes sional auo drivers including Sid Hug dahl anti several other noted dirt track drivers will compete in thrill ng auto races on Monday, July 28 and Saturday, August 2. Horse races will be held on the other four after noons. Pari-mutuels are used for the betting on the races. There will be a good show of vaudeville acts in front of the grand stand each after noon and evening. Americans will especially appreciate the riding events by the Royal Canadian Mount ed Police each evening. For Protection Against Fire, Lightning, Cy clone, Windstorm Get a POLICY in the NORTH WESTERN NATIONAL For Rates See "Jerry" the lit tle agent. Call or Address G. G. POWELL Plentywood, Mont. Motorists will find every conveni ence on the Regina fair grounds in cluding a free auto camp, free par cel checking, free nursery and super vised play ground. A visit to the Regina Exhibition provides an ideal holiday for all the family. THIEVES SMASH GLASS IN FROID MERC. STORE DOOR BUT GET LITTLE CASH The Froid Merc, store was broken into Thursday sometime during the night and a small amount of change was taken from the cash register. The thieves smashed the glass in the front door and entered in this ner. No clue was left as to who pulled the job but it is thought to be the work of ordinary drunks.— Froid Tri bune. man HURRAH FOR VACA TON The Lon Star school, east of Plen tywood, closed on Thursday, July 10. In the afternoon a program was giv en by the pupils. The Misses Anna and Emma Lee and Misses Pearl and Irene Thompson also took a large part in the program, as there were so few pupils in school. Since it was near the Fourth of July, the school was decorated in red, white and blue. An exhibit was given of the pupils' work done during the term, most attractive feature of the exhib it was a four-room furnished doll's house made by the arithmetic classes in the primary grades, houses made by Charles and Edward Johnson were also much admired. The parents and friends expressed their appreciation of the program and also of the work done during the term. Prizes were awarded to two of the pupils, Charles Johnson and Oliver Charles Johnson 11, won the scholar ship prize of one dollar, having an av?rage of 90 or over in all of his studies. During the term a reading contest was held be The Danielson, tween the'pri aaiy grades. The prizes for this was r. toy circus, which w T as w-on by Oliver Darieson, age seven, wiches, pickles, cake and was served. About 35 people were present and the afternoon was much enjoyed by all. The bird agie After the program a lunch of sand lemonade HILDA STEEPLE, Teacher. LABOR SITUATION IN MONTANA Helena, July 12.—There is a de mand for farm help in the eastern section of the state, according to re ports received by this department made the first week of July. Haying has started in most parts and indi-, cations are that there will be a con siderable need of laborers for harvest according to crop prospects at the present time, hands are most in demand and not ccanmon labor. Anaconda—Twelve carpenters can be palced at $5.50. No call for com mon labor. v Baker—Will need around 100 men for haying and harvest at $3.00 to $3.50. Big Timber — Shortage of farm hands and irrigators. Fifty-five hay hands can be used at $2.50 to $3.00 and 10 irrigators at $3.00. Billings—Around 25 ranch, hay and harvest hands can be used. Bozeman—Surplus of conjmon la bor, but about 50 hay hands will be needed. Butte—No call for men. Choteau—Labor balanced, hay hands will be needed. Dillon—Surplus of men at present but hay hands and irrigators and herders will be needed within the next thirty days. Hays hands and irrigators at $2.50 a day; herders $75 a month. Forsyth—Labor situation balanced. Fort Benton—Labor situation bal anced. Glasgow—Labor situation balanced at present. Will need about 15 hay hands at $2.50. Great Falls—Surplus of men such as laborers and operators for Great Falls Reduction Dept.; Will be a call for hay hands soon at $50 a month or $2.50 to $2.75 a day. Hamilton I Experienced farm Some Demand not equal to supply. Helena—Surplus of men. Miles City Ten farm hands are ! needed at $40 to $50 a month; ten hay hands at $50 a month or $2.00 a day and five stackers at from $2.50 ta j $3.00 a day. It is estimated that , within the next t hirty days 25 farm j hands can be used at from $45 to $00 a month and 25 hay hands at from $2.00 to $3.00 a day. Missoula—Call for 50 good ranch hands but it is thought that there enough in vicinity to fill th e bill. Mocassin—Six farm ihand& can be placed at from $50 to $60 a month and several hay hands at $4.00 a day. Expected that a number of harvest hands will be needed. Plentywood anced. Roundup — No call for men. Mines I working light at present, i Scobey — Situation well balanced. Harvest men will be needed about August 10th. are Labor situation bal ALBERT L. FOLEY WRITES LETTER TO THE PUBLIC I have heard several people make the remark that I went broke with purebloods, which is false and mis leading, as a few dirty crooks stole my land and cattle under the guise of being a friend to me besides try ing to send me to the insane asylum where I could not get a comeback at them. Now, I intended to publish their names, but am not doing it as every body knows wha got the Ayrshires in 1907, and everybody knows the out fit looking after my affairs as long as there was any money to steal. That is all I shall say. ALBERT L. FOLEY. Don't forget the Boycott—Learn the Boycotters a lesson. WOLF POINT GOES WILD WHEN WORD OF COURTS DECISION REACHES THE CITY Whistles Blow and Cowboys Run Wild When News Reaches City—Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Wolf Point on Nearly All Points of Contention—Orders Removal. Wolf Point, July 10.—A dramatic reception was given news of the de cision of the supreme court, remov ing the county seat of Roosevelt county from Poplar to this city, at noon today. A wire from Wolf Point's attor neys, Norris, Hurd & Rhoadas, was phoned from the Western Union of fice to A. W. Huxsol, president of the Commercial club. A more dra matic setting for the reception of the news could not have been arranged. A parade of yelling cowboys, which opened the program of the first day of the annual Wolf Point stampede was charging through the principal street which had been gaily decorated for the occasion. Crowds filled the streets and side walks, keyed to the highest pitch of enthusiasm by the holiday spirit. Whistles Sounded A few seconds after the wire was received, the operator at the central telephone station, by pre-arrangement turned in a fire alarm. Two sirens and round house and engines whistles screeched the news to the community. Hundreds of automobile horns took up the noise-making burden and dig nified business men gave good imita tions of the Sioux Indian war whoop. The decision ends a political strug gle which began with the creation of Roosevelt county by legislative act in March, 1919. A series of anti-cli maxes centering around half a dozen elections, hearings in district and su preme courts and a dramatic 30-day trial of the contest in district court, where Wolf Point won the decision, are all included in the history of the Wolf Point-Poplar sti'uggle. Order Is on Way The hearings of Poplar's appeal to the supreme court was held June 9, 1923. The order of the supreme court to the district court to enter judgment according to Judge Horkan's decision, is said to be on the way here and this will open the way for the re moval of the county records to Wolf Point. Removal of the rècords was par tially completed on the 11th of Feb ruary, 1924, but was stopped by a re newal of the injunction. REMOVAL PERMITTED Helena, 'July 10.—Removal of the permanent county seat of Roosevelt county from Poplar to Wolf Point, which (has been held up by litigation since the election of November 7, 1922, will now be permitted under opinion of the supreme court handed down Thursday, affirming the judg ment and order of the district court, Judge George A. Horkan, dissolving an injunction under which such moval had been temporarily restrain l The court, in affirming the lower court, provided that a remittitur should issue forthwith. Accordingly j the remittitur was issued Thursday by Clerk J. W. Crosby and this, be mg mailed to Poplar on the Thursday evening train, should arrive at its : destination Friday forenoon and will ; permit of the removal to Wolf Point °* . e offices immediately af-1 ter its filing in the office of the clerk of the district court. Poplar had been the temporary ; county seat from Nov. 2, 1920, and j on the face of the returns of the I election in November, 1922, Wolf 1 Point won by a majority of 192 votes and was duly declared the perman- j ent county seat. On behalf of Pop- i lar an action was instituted in the [ distnct court by J. L. Atkinson for an injunction to restrain the board OT county commissioners and other county officers from removing the county seat or their offices to Wolf romt. 1 hg complaint charged mis-1 conduct on the part of certain of the ' judges of election, illegal voting, cor rupt practices and fraud in several voting precincts. - j :cc^ û t i ei î ip0 T ar i y re ? r ^ n1 ^ order was ! is. ued by Judge C. E. Comer and a j hearing was subsequently held before Judge John J. Greene, who refused to vacate th e temporary restraining re<, T e f d the issuance of an 5 Pendete hte. From this ; an rc 0(1. nri™ P t Pea i - W u s , ta v cn , to ! th . e su f n?' which C iu C l 1T lu t° lnter " lere, for th«. reason that the issuance of a temporary injunction is largely a matter of discretion on the part of fw îw! J r i ? e u and ° r \ he reasoI l ™ n W r iat u be r n sh0Wm * of an abuse of such discretion. > der Set Aside _ hen b TV/T certam , w ^fendants and R. J. Moore of Lr° iat , ,ff ranted le av 3 to in L . \ene, i.t A « di:oOiuBon of W n °?' T T i' e T"« k ES to trial before Judge A. Horkan, sit ü'ÄiÄ^ h V F î b ' 1.1, 19 ?4, filed his findings and conclu sums in favor of Wolf Point and two days later signed a judgment setting that* tb he o ^ u P ctlon and decreeing Wnff PW ty Seat be removed t0 From „his order and judgment the PnnTar 0 ' ZS f, th .ointerests of Poplar, appealed to the supreme con The latter part of the opinion which was delivered by Associate Justice A. L. Galen reads as follows: Finally, it is the plaintiff's tention that the court's findings are contrary to the evidence. The evi dence was sufficient to justify the court in making its order dissolving the injimetion pendente lite; and hav ing satisfied ourselves of this fact we need go no further in consideration of the several specific findings made by the court. This case having been twice be fore us on appeal, we now feel that we are thoroughly conversant with the facts and the law applicable. The expressed will of a majority of the electors of Roosevelt county in the selection of a permanent county seat has been so long delayed because of this litigation, it is ordered that a remittitud issue forthwith. The judg ment and order are affirmed. • » 4 y RESERVE COMMU NITY CLUB MEETS ELECTS OFFICERS AND ADOPTS CONSTITUTION — DANCE AF TER BUSINESS SESSION. The Reserve Community Club met on Saturday, July 12th, and th e fol lowing permanent officers were elect ed: President—Lars Angvick. Vice President—Elmer Akre. Secy.-Treas.—Carl HcJje. Sixteen charter members present and adopted a Constitution and By-Laws. After the meeting the Club danced for about two hours. A most enjoyable and profitable ev ening was reported by all present. were ASKS VOTERS TO SUP PORT HONEST MEN Simeon Nielsen Writes Letter From Fonda, Iowa to the Voting Public Asking for Honest Officials in Of fice. Fonda, Iowa. A Question to the Honest Citizens of the U. S. A.: Honest men and women voters and citizens of the U, S., permit me to ask you one very important question: Will you help by your vote to save our beloved country from disaster by supporting honest men with your vote, and only support honest men— men that money can't buy to be dis honest; men that friendship can't buy to be dishonest; men that are not controlled by any organization, but whose life and work prove that he is an honest and faithful man to our country and people, remembering the common people's welfare is the na tion's welfare, as it is the common people who feed and clothe the na tion, and in regard to that, the na tion's strength depends on the wel fare of the common people. But it seems as though the common psaple's welfare was not taken into consideration, when the railroads were guaranteed 5Vz or 6 per ceiiv in On the amount there was ere paid interest on ?. huge amount of watered stock, and let us remember ehe Federal Reserve Banks call i;: the mo ;CV firm the cmntry banks and in thv. way comnel the farmers seh their crops for less than it can be produced, but the directors for the Federal Reserve Bank loans the meuey out to some big bankers as the money comes in from the country banks and don'f'*fhe big banks . lo in out the money again at extra high rates to speculators then again buys the farmers' crop for less than pro duction cost, which again ruins the nation's strength, as it ruins the com mon people for the benefit of a few. The question is therefore, shall the nation's strength be ruined for the benefit of a few or who shall have possession of this country—the man who saves it or tho men who seek to destroy it for their own benefit, Let us turn our eyes to Washington and see what the Senate committees found. They investigated the oil business, the War Veterans Bureau, the Internal Revenue prebes, the De partment of Justice, the U. S. Ship ping Board, the aeroplane manufac taring. the government land with Rio de Grande, and the Bureau of Engrav ing and Printing and talk about du plication of Government bonds, seems to look bad and let us remem her that those men that have done » all that dishonest business generally Y belong to that part of the people that % used tel1 c£ the 100 per cent Ameri- * cans, and his condition brings up this f question: "Who shall have possession Ï of this country—the man that saves 4 it or the man who seeks to destroy * it?" A long tim e has passed since our Constitution was drawn up and time f TO ♦ »t« I It ❖ i* has changed many things and makes necessary to amend cur Constitu- il tion 18 times, but what is going on T at this time again proves that the t Constitution should be amended. One o of the first amendmentsments should f be: direct vc, te for president and vice ÎÎ president, direct vote for Judges of the U. S. Supreme Court with terms * °f, nat over four years, direct vote for all Federal Judges with terms of not f over two years, referendum law and U law to recall any officers from office "ï th P eüti »ns signet! bv 35 per cent ï of the voters and the railroads taken Ä °T by the government foritsreaî value, as it will serve the country better and cheaper We only need 7o see what Henry Ford has done and that any officers, Federal or State or County that is convicted of any %££ thVliw S in his official duty lose his citizen's • right and same jkrson be punished - from four to ten times as much as a % private citizen for the same crime, and that sentence is regulated accord- ]|j| ing to the crime, as we have seen a i poor man sent to the prison for years o for having stolen less than one dollar Ÿ» and rich men sentenced to from one ** to five years in prison for having ] stolen $40,000 and that is not right, and also that the president of the i United States or Governors of any J state can not pardon any officer or o any one who has done any fraud or 4 crime against the U. S., or state, or * county, but any such person can only * be pardoned by a majority of the voters fer the office, and can't obtain any. license for any business until the voters say so, when he is pardoned, 4 but in any case his citizen's right and î right to obtain license must be five years from date of conviction. Dear friends, honest men and worn «en, voters and citizens of the United States, let us da all we possibly can 4 <► o ♦r-j i V o o i to save our beloved country from dis aster, but with our vote make every officer responsible to the voters. Some one may say, that is too radical. Let me ask you: when people are cheated and deceived from farm and home officers using real lies in an official report and it has been reported to the highest officers in the U. S., it is time to act. Hon. Sen. Walsh from Montana called on the Federal Farm Board for the matter, * but nothing was done, and it has even ported to the President of the United States and he sent the report to the Department of Justice and that all. The officers there have been will fully using real lies have been official ly reproved but not brought to justice and when we see what the different senate committee find out, honest men and women, voters and citizens of the United States believe it is time to wake up to save our country, country again needs men like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. This nation rests upon the shoulders of the producers—tihe farmers and workers; the common people. Who ; was it that produced the feed and clothes for our country and for a big part of Europe during the World War? It was the common people.. 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