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COOUDGE'S STATE Massachusetts is Calvin Coolidge's And is is the State of the Sac State. co-Vanzetti case. Massachusetts is the State where Coolidge is credited with having sup- | pressed a police strike. In Montana the Dakotas or almost any other ! section of the country that would have meant his political death. But in Machusetts it put him in line for or the Presidency. That makes it easier to understand why Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are still in the shadow of the despite cumulative j That is electric chair, proofs of their innocence. Massachusetts is tective tariff. It is the stronghold of the banking interests. It is per mited by a passionate hatred of "for eigners" and of new ideas, why Sacco and Vanetti are still im prisoned, though witness after wit- j ness has confessed perjury. Massachusetts is the scene of the Lawrence strikes with their orgies of police brutality. It is the scene of the Ettore-Giovannitti case. It is a State of cheap, exploited, unorganized labor in the textile and shoe industries, is where the Pressmen's strike crushed three years ago and the tele sold" on the pro it was ; phone strike last year. Perhaps that explains why Judge New Webster Thayer—a flower of England aristocracy—has not yet granted a new trial when the whole world knows that the original trial was a grim farce. Massachusetts courts have just set free prominent politicians who notoriously thick with the worst cri minai elements in the State. The al acrity with which their case was dis- j posed of bespeaks a praiseworthy dis patch in the conduct of judicial busi But the courts move creakingly while Sacco and arc ness. these many years Vanzetti wait for a new deal, a square deal. It A progressive wind is abroad, has ruffled the complacency of politi cians in the Middle West and the It has scared the politi Massachu-1 Northwest. everywhere but in Massachusetts is a political cians setts. privilege. No breath of progress can touch it. Against this background of hopless This Service May Be Yours Would you like to have the comfort, conven ience and satisfaction of modern electric wa ter supply service in your home? .A Delco Light Water System is ready t« give that ser vice to you now, at suprisingly low cost. See us for further in teresting details. .. . ^ivWDABLf DELC0LIGHT ^NOPllCtj, MOTOR INN GARAGE 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. conservatism, of political degradation and fetid reaction, the Sacco-Vanzet ti case is more comprehensible. The war is at an end elswhere, but it is still on in Massachusetts. Its hatreds are still being vented against two workingmen who dared to think their thoughts in a time of hysteria. But luckly the Sacco-Van zetti case is wider than Massachusetts; yes, wi der even than these United States. Th working class of the whole world watches and will accept nothing less than full justice! SIX CYLINDER LOVE Love"—William Anthony McGuire's successful comedy during Chautau qua week will bring to Plentywood something that is becoming rare enough to incite unuausal interest—a modern play. Outside the large cities, a good modern play is becoming al most as extinct as the Dodo bird, and it will be a relief to see real human The production of "Six Cylinder beings and hear clever lines delivered by human voices after our year round menu of "movies." "Six Cylinder Love" ran for 54 consecutive weeks in New York, which undoubtedly stamps it as "some play." It uses an automobile for the villain—which is a new twist in the comedy line—and there will be a pro totype of every character of the cast found right here in this town. This six cylinder villain doss a lot of dirty work, breaks up families and drives them on the rocks.-of ruination and all that sort of thing. It has more laughs than a Follies favorite has beauxs and is said to be a scream humorous situations and tangles, it teaches a mighty good lesson on ex travagance—and who in America does not need such a lesson in this age of reckless spending? from start to finish. But with all its This comedy will be given here on the opening night of Chautauqua, by miss it is the the Elias Day Players, it" the Committee advises, hit of a decade. Don't j ■ ! ROOSEVELT COUNTY SEAT TRANSFERRED Records and Furniture moved from Poplar to Wolf Point. Poplar, July 19.—Wolf Point trucks and men moved the county records and furniture today. Two buildings are available for the offices, the Great Northern office building and the Coli seum. The former needs only to have vaults added and could accommodate all the offices. The Coliseum would have to be remodeled, a new heating plant installed and vaults built. The commissioners met at WcJf Point yesterday, but could not de cide as to relative merits of the two buildings and took no action. Offices will be housed temporarily about town. The county superintendent, sheriff and commissioners are located in the Sherman hotel, assessor and clerk of court in a store building and the treasurer in the Rogers-Temple ton lumber cifice. TWO SITES OFFERED Wolf Point, July 19.—A special meeting of Roosevelt county commis sioners was held here Wednesday, and moving of records began Thursday pursuant to arrangements made by them with local business men for temporary quarters in which to house the offices, until such time as neces sary vaults can be built and remodel ing done to building which will be used for permanent court house. The commissioners were offered two court house sites, the old dis patchers' office building and the Coliseum dance hall, for considera tion. It is expected that they will make a decision as to which offer they will accept at a meeting here next Mon day. Moving of the records proceed ed in an orderly and expeditious man j ner, with no opposition or hostile de | monstrations. Redstone Loses An Extra Inning Game Redstone Review: The game last Sunday between Whitetail and Red stone was played before a good sized crowd ci interested boosters for both teams and was exciting all the way through^ and was nobody's game un til the last man was out in the elev enth inning. In the last inning our boys had a chance to even up the score but were only able to bring in two runs, leaving the final at 10 to 8 in favor of Whitetail. TOBIASON SAYS TO KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK Froid, Mont., July 7, 1924 Find P. O. Money Order for $3.00 in payment for the Producers News. Keep the good things a going. Yours respectfully, O. S. TOBIASON, Froid, Montana. Real Estate and Personal Pro perty Value of Sheridan Co. ASSESSOR ASPELUND CLOSED BOOKS ON . 8TH. VALUATION DECREASED—BANKS START DEPRE CIATION VALUE. HEALTHY CONDITION INDI CATED IN COUNTY. 1924 400 1,141 16,399 16,731 Cash Value of Land 1923 1924 Irrigated lands ....$ 12,000 $ 12,000 Dry farming lands 9,070,481 9,044,158 Grazing lands . 2,261,389 2,261,700 Coal lands . 11,310 13,610 State lands (con tracted) . 110,186 121,175 Country personal property improve ments for 1924 listed with other Per sc.nal property. City personal property improvements for 1924 listed with other personal property. Country Personal Improvements, 1923 16,278 City Personal improvements, 1923 12,105 Improvements on R. R, right-cf 187,775 192,710 City and town lots 326,445 322,252 1924 $1,314,198 $1,298,715 County Assessor Aspelund closed his books for 1924 on July 8th, and he is well pleased with results, altho the value is less than 1923 this is easily accounted for. Owing to so many banks failing, the value of bank stocks have depreciated almost $80,000.00, and cash on hand dropped $25,000.00. and there was $40,000 less grain reported for taxation this year. The assessor also cut the value of stock and dairy cows $5.00 a head this vear, and this made a cut of ov er $40,000.00. A comporative statement of the assessed values ci Sheridan county for 1923 and 1924 is herewith given so that taxpayers will obtain an idea of where th e taxes are realized: Number of Acres. 1923 I Irrigated lands Dry farming lands ....567,051 576,011 268,586 269,389 1,051 400 Grazing lands . Coal lands . State Lands (con tracted . ways $11,792,672 $11,780,666 Full Cash Value of Improvements 1923 Totals Dry farming lands . City and Town Lots . 814,196 1881,938 Total ..$2,382,052 $2,373,363 Livestock Schedule Horses and Mules 1923 1924 Horses and mules Range & Unbroken....5,286 Work & Livery 54 47 4,965 9.087 9,277 Total ...14,617 14,099 Average Value 1923 1924 Full bloc/1 and stal lions . Range and unbroken...... 18 Work and Livery $122 $105 16 46 46 Foil cash rvalue ! 1924 "1*698 409 410 * $535,595 $486,048 842 8,196 I 9,165 j 1923 Full blood and stal lions . $6,620 Range & Unbroken....96,690 Work & Livery 432,285 Total Cattle Number 1923 1924 268 Purebred . Steers. 3 yrs. old and over ... Stock and Dairy Cows 8,286 Yearlings and 2yr. old 9,496 213 822 Total 18,817 18,471 Average Value I 1923 1924 Purebred . Steers, 3 yrs. old and over . Stock & Dairy Cows.... Yearling & 2 yd. olds.. $89 $47 ; 40 40. Full Cash Value 1924 33 760 287^036 178,836 $572,857 $512,387 40 86 20 19 1923 Purebred . Steers, Shears old and over . Stock & Dairy Cows 332,174 Yearlings and 2 yr. cJds $ 18,083 $12,755 33,095 189,505 Total Sheep 5,354 1924 1924 678 $49,937 44,650 1924 Number 1923 1924 Bucks .. Comings yearling Coming 2 yrs. old and over . 87 68 .1,253 1,401 4,520 Total .5,860 6,823 Average Value 1923 Bucks ... Coming, yearlings Coming 2 yr. old and over 8 $11 $10 6 8 Full Casih Value 1923 Bucks Coming yearlings .... 7,681 Coming 2 yr. olds and over $ 950 8,940 35,446 40,319 Total $44,077 Swine 1923 1924 Weight lbs. Number . Average Value Full Value ...$18,045 Poultry 1923 lusted with miscel laneous items Number ..... Average price . Full Cash Value . 300,750 2,123 230,625 ....1,625 ...11.50 8.50 17,256 46 $19,677 1923 Total value horses and mules.. Total value Cattle Total value of sheep Total value of swine 18,045 Total value poultry . Total value livestock Full Cash value of all Personal Property; $535,595 $486,048 ....572,857 612,387 678 950 17,246 19,677 1,171,280 1,086.094 Solvent credits and cash. Capital stock of national Moneyed capital, State banks . Furniture & Fix tures, Banks Household furni ture. supplies etc. Watches, and jewelry ... Harness, robes, saddles & blan kets . Farm machinery ....110,410 Carriages, wagons, hay racks, etc... 110,410 Musical instru ments and radios 50,909 Musical instru ments and ra dios . Automobiles (1923) 1 0 05, (1924) 1156 .186,213 Motor Trucks (19 2 3 ) 4 5, (1924) 80 . Grain and other agricultural pro ducts, on farms 97,277 Good, wares and merchandise .... 519,349 Furniture & Fix tures of stores, and offices . Professional li braries . Professional li braries . Furniture & Fix tures of hotels, rooming houses Railroad person al . R. R. personal for 1924 listed other wise. All other person al property . 1923 other person al property listed otherwise. Total personal property $ 175,756 $ 150,137 24,592 46,321 48,452 80,602 banks State 31,911 40,905 203,502 7,592 190,951 5,811 clocks 77,237 80,930 80,930 46,956 82,378 230,745 50,909 46,956 11,690 22,344 35,929 463,907 105,670 72,762 7,675 7,675 7,176 7,176 13,375 43,095 15,725 32,070 $2,144,662 $1,962,011 Grand totals (real estate ... Live stock $14,174,724 $14,154,029 1,171,280 1,086,094 Personal proper ty 1,962,011 2,144,662 Total value of all taxable proper ty by the Coun ty Assessor M 7,490,666 *17,202,134 SASKATCHEWAN WET; VOTERS REPUDIATE TEMPERANCE LAW Re B ina . Sask -' Ju| y 17-—Voters of Saskatchewan repudiated a temper ance act of four years standing in a Plebiscite yesterday by a majority approached a landslide, it was indicated today as further compilation of the vote was made. The act was condemned both by city and country. A vote in favor of prohibition of 36,586 and of 53,657 against was re ported from 836 polls out of 2,581. NORTHERN MON TANA CORN SHOW While the dates have not been de finitely set for the Northern Mon tana Corn Show which will be held at Wolf Point this year, the show promises to be the best ever held in *bis district, and will compare favor ably with any State Com Show of Montana. The addition G f both ribbons and Iar ^ er cash P rizes in evei Y class wil1 be an additional stimulus to corn farmers to exhibit at this show. The cash prizes in all ccm classes have been trebled, and ribbons will be giv en to the first ten places rather than the first four places, which has been the previous custom. There are also a number of other features that will be added to the 1924 show in the way of special prizes. The First Na tional Bank of St. Paul is offering a large silver cup > valued at $25 which w dl be given to the sweepstakes winner in the 100 ear class. The boys' corn club members will also be given an opportunity to compete for a sweepstakes cup of their own, which is a beautiful brenze cup twelve inches high, valued at $10, given to the corn show by the same company. The following newspapers and farm papers are offering subscriptions to their magazines and papers as spe cial prizes: The Dairy Farmer; The Montana Farmer; Montana* Record Herald; Dakota Farmer; the Farmer, and the Farm Journal. These sub scriptions vary from one to five years» and are as valuable as cash prizes to the winners. Montgomery Ward & Co. is donating an all-wool auto robe as a special prize. Other outside contributors that are helping to make the com show a success are: N. W. Savage, St. Paul; Monarch Lumber Co., Great Falls; First Na tional Bank, Great Falls; Three Forks Portland Cement Co., and the Montana Department of Agriculture, with contributions still from outside sources who are vitally interested in the development of coming in Northern Montana. The corn farmer is not the only one who will have a chance to exhibit at the corn show, as there will be a utility seed show for registered and approved growers. All standard va rieties of seed will be exhibited and substantial prizes will be given in each class and lot. Cash prizes are offered this year to the registered the approved grower as well as grower which has been the practice in previous years. Farmers are urged now to begin thinking of ideal types of corn and standard varieties of seed and be prepared to come to the show at Wolf Point with the idea corn c.f bringing home the bacon. Rail Grain Rates Wont Be Cut By Federal Ruling Washington July 17.—The benefit ! which would accrue to the average farmer in case of a reduction in freight rates on grain and grain pro ducts generally is small, compared with the disastrous effect on certain railroads, revenues, and on their cred it, the interstate commerce commis sion declared today in an opinion on the general rate case. The commission held also that the general basis of rates for transpor tation of grain, grain products and hay are not unreasonable, or other wise in violation of the interstate commerce act and the complaint was dismissed. An investigation previously ordered by the commission was discontinued. BIG COMPANY WINS OUT Washington, July 17.—The federal trade commission complaint against the Douglas fir exploitation and ex port company, charging an attempt to monopolize the lumber export business of the Pacific coast was dis missed today by the commission with out prejudice. f l\V * u WWW* i it \ ❖ it it - \ L\ t \ V ❖ I > ** ❖ i t o } it v it O it o t % it »♦ it *t Your Advertising Will Be Read If V •> * •> It appears in an attractive, easily read form. You may not have the experience or the time to spend in planning your advertisements so that they will appear easy to read. That's just where we can help you. We have secured, at no small cost to us, an Advertising Cut and Copy Service which provides ready written, attractively illustrated ads for practically every line of business in this vicinity. What this Service means to you in building up your business, how much it can help you in the preparation of strong, business-pulling ad vertisements, can only be learned by using it. Phone us to call and talk over your advertising problems. We will bring along samples of the helps we have to offer you. ? v * ❖ v it it t it V i » ❖ ( i i o o V it •> it * î 1 it it i it * •> * I O it it •• it V The Producers News ***♦♦♦♦♦♦♦** o it ****** *** Magician Coming to Plen ty wood, Monday, July 28 The Great Crowell is a magician that might be determined different than others. While he is presenting show filled with amazing and thrill ing tricks, it abounds with about a laugh every minute and thru good clean comedy material. His illusions GREAT NORTHERN REDUCED FARES EAST and WEST Summer tourist tickets at greatly reduced rates will be on sale at this station daily to Sept. 15th, inclusive TO EASTERN POINTS Chicago, Omoha, Kansas City, St, Louis and eastern des tinations. ..Final return limit October 31st. Liberal stopi overs allowed. TO PACIFIC COAST POINTS On Sale Daily to September 30th, Inclusive Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Vancouver, Victoria, North Pacific Coast points, Alaska and California. Final return limit Oct. 31st. Liberal stopovers allowed. Visit Glacier Park Montana's Play Grounds Low Rates on Sale July 15th to September 15th For further information, reservations, or tickets, call on, telephone, or writ e ! E. R. WHITE, Agent — Plentywood, Montana L. B. Woods, Asst. Gen. Pass. Agent, Helena, Mont. . GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY are in themselves works 0 f h.s escapes are sensational . Wying and the Mind Reader u - on this same mystery show - ° less miss seeing Crowell, the ' tana Magician, Llewellyn has to Orpheum, art, «ad «n. bo w. , Great Hon. nearing tu I you at Monday, July 2 g_ and what say fo r the on Producers News js.op year.