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£ historical ■i OF LIBERTY IS NOT handed from above THE PRODUCERS NEWS GOES INTO EVERY HOME IN THE COUNTY. r DOWN J—I W J k. Continuing Plentywood Pioneer Press, Vol. 10, No. 11 r ;W Official Pap«r of the City of Plentyw—d A PAPER O F THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE PLENTYWOOD, SHERIDAN COUNTY, MONTANA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1924 VOL. VI!, No. 31 Continuing the Outlook Promoter Sheridan County News & Dooley Sub C IS PRES T. J. Walsh And Judge Erickson Win In Montana DIXON DEFEATED BY 4, 000 MA JORITY Metal Mines Tax Probably Defeated By Small Majority, While All Other Measures Pass—Presidential Primary Repeal Defeated. . IFAVITT AND EVANS FIRfTFD TO CONGRESS BY LARGE MAJORITIES n i*j • BA a. n i ... « Coolidge Carries Montana — Republicans Elect All State Tic ket E« e pt Dix° n - La Follette Sacrificed In M° n tana t ° oave w aisn. : > ! R AL RETURNS Helena, Nov. 5.— J. E. Erickson of Kaiispell Wednesday night occupied the place of governor-elect of Mon-! tana, on the face of revised unoffl cial tabulations from 1,145 of the state's 1533 precincts. The returns indicated he had unseated Governor Joseph M. Dixon, republican, by a plurality of more than 14,000. President Coolidge continued t 0 roll up a commanding popular vote over Senator LaFollette with Davis défi- i nitely relegated to third position, With the Coolidge majority past the j 15.(00 mark, and 140,000 votes tabu-, iated, he appeared, assured of Mon tana's four electoral votes. In 'he congressional contests the returns indicated Senator Thomas J Walsh, democrat, had been returned to h,s post at Washington by a mar gin of more than 13,000 over his re publican opponent Frank B. Linder man. Congressman John M. Evans, democrat, first district, and Congress man Scott lieavitt, republican, second district, likewise were returned win h€ts. The strength of J. E, Erickson de mocratic gubernatorial candidate, and Senator T. J. Walsh in the rural dis tricts was apparent Wednesday night as unofficial returns gave them sub stantial majorities in counties clas aififri by political observers as ^e publican. President Coolidge also re reived a commanding plurality in the agnculural counties. Counties Of the 12 counties in which 120,000 of the 240.000 voters registered re 'ide, Erickson appeared assured of carrying nine and Walsh seven The counties are: Carbon, Cascade' Deer L ipe. Fergus, Flathead Gallatin Hill. Lewis and Clark ' Missoula' Park. Silver Bow and Yellowstone. Govenmr Dixon was leading to m Park, Yellowstone and Car "° n and Underman in Carbon, Flat-1 î?? a 'i Uv.i> nn<l Clark, Park and jifllow stone. ' let urn U Follette '•armer-labH re ÇD; sociay ^alsh 7 iivloli Davit * 27 £02;. tLaFollette) 3,234 (Tort t 175; workers 111. — ."Linderman, 64,532; Anilerson (F. L.j 4,259; Juttner (S) ' Teagarden (I) 76, Frickson 77,281* Dixon 68,035; Ed L. 5,756; Mathecon (S) ' *• 1 he returns substantiated those, dr '\ today on which W. E. Dowlin, 3 hhcan cani Puign manager, vir son 3 t^°, n< 7 eded tb e election of Erick ct v l r ' ai " ! Evans and claimed a ^ or Coolidge and lieavitt, in t(l the effect this seemed contents ° Ule outcome of these Com i Evans Ahead in the <T te returns from 298 of 492 Evan* o r )^., c . on ?ressional district gav e I)avis ( R ) 18,560; Me îi [Il m pucitwl second district 531 of 1,041 Kirschu; *? ve: Leavitt 34,672; U) 2 772 n * (I> > 19,803; Taylor (F. With Tv thews he exce ption of John Mat *°ciate , er, '° rra tic candidate for as court the lKe the state supreme ket àn nr,, remainder of the state tic-1 Hite t ? bave taken a * defi dates. republican candi Aasodate 8 814 precincts gave: Wat thews 48,364; ^ Pease (r - L) Lieute fla ^ C< ' ormîck Win » *3,434. r ^° ver nor: McCormick ^ 'S) 4V° 0r * y (d) 36 > 425 1 Skin To : Foot« (r) in W) W«»; I 3,497; Wallace (a) 346. (Continued < ,00 Page five) on m mirmrviTAAn — , Ml k |\j I V Will II I r AIR * laiili 1 1 ff VfVfl/ 1 riill in a mn Olin/innn |\ Kll VI |l I m\V ** uUvvLÜU __ The Second Annual Plentywood Fair was held last Saturday and was a huge success. In spite of the cold weather a verv large number from all parts of the county attended. In all there were approximately 850 en tries including all kinds of grains, vegetables, corn grasses notatoes livesSck! po" t^-, S^ned goods^f all kinds, handiwork, baking and Boys' and Girls' Club Work. The disulav of vegetables notatnes grains, and the womens' departments would do credit to any fair The com was not lip to last year but there were 35 entries that sur prised everyone present for quality. A Livestock Department of the 1 Fair was inaugurated this year, and a I very good start was maide. Mr. R. R. Ueland and Ed, Iverson of Antelope showed excellent purebred herds of Shorthorns, and Jens Ibsen of Doley ! showed his purebred Herefords, j These herd are al of the best stock in i the county, and will undobtedly make a good foundation for the develop ment of livestock in the county. In the afternoon a very entertain ing program was given by the Boys' and Girls' Clubs of the county. Dem onstrations, songs, short plays, and recitations were given. A parade was also staged by the clubs and their leaders dow r n Main Street. which^was very impressive. Banners were carried by each club giving the " a ™e o fthe club. Ten of the four-! i teen clubs of the county were repre rented with about 100 members. ^ as expected this WMthe larg 1 est fair ever held in Northeastern Montana, and will undoubtedly be a permanent affair Next week a list of the prize winners will be publish led. COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEET1N» NEXT THURSDAY NIGHT NOV. IS ! . ". ... , Every organization will remember : to have its representative present at, the second meeting of the Community : Council this coming Thursday night November 13 at 8 o'clock, impowered and instructed to vote on the question as to whether or not w'e shall enter into such a project. _ ! "JUST STARTED," LA FOLLETTE SAYS IN STATEMENT Madison, Wis., Nov. 5.—Senater Robert M. La Follette defeated ind* pendent candidate for the presidency, in his first public statement today, commenting .upon the election, said; 1 "The loss of this one battle in the, ag e long struggle is but an incident, ! "So far as I am personally con : cerned," he said, "I am enlisted for life* in the struggle. "The progressives mayed by this result," he said. ' have just began to fight. There can j be no compromise on the fundament al issues for which we stand. will not be dis We NICKERSON SCHOOL TO HAVE BASKET SOCIAL On Friday November 14th, there will be a basket social at the Nicker son school 10 miles northeast of Plentywood and 7 miles southeast of Outlook. Ladies bring your baskets. Everybody welcome Good time as sured. Don't forget the date. A. J. Beverong and Joe McIntosh have rented the building just east of the Sheridan County State Bank and have installed a cabinet shop therein. Farmers Are Returned To Power In Sheridan County ~ r ~ . . ITT-^ Every rarmer-Labor Candidate Elected In Spite of Storm, Reducing Vote In Rural Precincts—Crucial Battle Won In Spite of Efforts of Old Gang to Gain Control. FARMERSJOW CONTROL COMMISSIONERS ' Th e farmers' administration returned to power in Sheridan V^of the hardes t fought campaign ever waged in Sheridan county, in spite of the general publican landslide, in spite of the 'frown of the gods who sent a bad day and a fierce storm, the^ farmers wo ™ . . The winning of the election Tues day means that Sheridan county is redeemed and that the county will c P n ^ nue career of tax reduc and , Payment of the public £ ebt afdil the entire obligations have be ?n hqmdated. Uu * JÎVÏ 18 \ lctor V that - th< L fight that has been continu m S * co y nty and northeastern Mc , an , a for the P ast seven years has »"* *•» w<m * and ft ««*» is «4 f? and fro ™ n ° w on the and was coun re means organization can give its atten î' 1011 tbe buddin g up of this coun & w* ^ foundat j?IV The fi g ht bas been . a a P d bitter one, but the efforts * DAY COLD AND STORM Election day borke raw and a cold wind was blowing from the n °rtheast, and about noon it menced to snow and blow and by ^bree o'clock it was almost impossible ^° travel by car, which resulted reducing the rural vote by at least hundred votes. The vote in Sher ldan County this year was mudh less than it was two years ago in spite of the fact that the registration was reverul hundred larger. The vote un vvas 90 per cent farmer-labor. The opposition vote, which resides for the most part in the towns, was ca ^ almost to the last man, record y ates being cast.in Plentywood, Med iy ine Lake, Redstöne and Antelope, Dagmar however, increased its vote and cast a record vote for the Far mer-Labor party. Considering the above facts, the Fanner-Labor vic tory was the greatest ever won in the S5l u ^- BEATS PEI EKoON. com rn The closest race was between Dan (Continued on Page Five) Paul Beats Onstad For Judge With 600 Majority ; Coming Out of Sheridan County With 875 Majority, Farmer Labor Candidate Overcomes Onstad's Majority of 125 in Daniels County and 175 In Roosevelt County. BAD SNOW STORM REDUCES MAJORITY S. E. Paul, of Plentywood, was elected judge of the Twentieth Judi cial District, Tuesday, with with a majority of nearly 600. Paul caried Sheridan county by about 875 majority, but Onstad car ried Roosevelt county by 160 and Daniels county by 125, leaving Paul a majoritv of about 600 in the dis . • . mi £ ul._ qw> elated oveT"the election of Pad but P^ul" ti nÄ it to f tee th f.™Äo°r raui is nov ites, but ajreatd^d * many of the members of the old par ties who jomedto^ther jnlhfte farmers to put Mr. Paul on the bench. Mr Onstad owes Wamajorrty in tehtTisÄw" Bowler, Wm. Stevens and Sid Ben THANKSGIVING DAY * IS PROCLAIMED BY * NATION'S PRESIDENT. * Washington, Nov. 5.—Presi- * dent Coolidge issued a proclama- * tion Thursday, November 27, as * Thanksgiving day. The proclamation urged that * thanks be given because the year * has been marked by a continua- * tion of peace, whereby, "our * country has grown into a rela- * tion of better understanding * with all the other nations of the * earth,'' and because at home "we * have continually been improving * the state of health" with indus- * trial production large and har- * vests bountiful." * »*-»*• «««** MC DONALD LAYS HIS MANDATE AT KING'S TOES BALDWIN EXPECTED TO FORM GOVERNMENT TIVES GAIN LARGE NUMBER OF SEATS. CONSERVA London, Nov. 4.—England's first labor-socialist government passed out of existence this evening. Premier MacDonald went to Buck ingham palace and tendered the res ignations of himsdf and his col leagues to King George and they were immediately accepted. It is confidently expected that King George will summon Stanley Baldwin, the tory leader, within 48 hours and charge him with the task of forming a new government. It will he* tory in complexion, not coal ition. There has been gossip that Vis countess Astor or the Duchess of Atholl might be invited to accept a government post, hut this is believed (Continued on page 8) nett, the combination which defeated the farmer-labor forces in Daniels county. Mr. Onstad carried Roosevelt coun ty because of his lead in Wolf Point Jhe only town aI °ng the the line that went for Onstad. Paul car rymg all of the rest of the villages, In Bamville, Attorney Walton put Paul over with a nice little majority, a nd over in Poplar the attorneys 'Trojan service for the new J f Nÿgdrt -tea a bitter oppon ent 0 f Onstad in the primaries, and Bowler threw several fits about On the primar fc s but finally lin in order to defeat the farmer îabor F candidate . e Jf ^ farmer . labor Tote wMdl was 114 ^ (Continued on page 8) mam SENATOR LODGE ON DEATH BED SENATOR'S CONDITION IS RE PORTED CRITICAL FOLLOW ING STROKE. ^ . .j ,, XT _ Cambridge. Mass., htov. 6 * the condition of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, who suffered a stroke yesterday at the Charles ton hospital here was declared m a bulletm issued at the hospi tal shortly after noon, to be un changed, not hopeful " Cambridge, Mass., Nov, 6.—Sena tor Henry Cabot Lodge, who suffered yesterday at a hospital where he has been convalescing from ear? tS?' ^ unconscious view r ed C the n hifto?y of ÄTlLgK U sinée Jtata Î3ÊK ted to an emergency operation from which he made good recovery On 20th, a second operation was i performed. i * FAMOUS JUVENILE * JUDGE IS LOSING ♦ : * IN ELECTION VOTE * - p. _ ~ T - * Denver, Colo., Nov. 5.—Judge * 1 Benjamin B. Lindsey, democrat, * ! was having the hardest election * i fight of his 23 years on the Den- * * ^ er court bench Wednes- * : day night. He was leading his * j * republican opponent by only 765 * * votes with six large precincts to * hear from. Judge Lindsey w-as • * KnKÎuv by the ' * T.-HJi . .v . . * * Lindsey is the founder * * r S . - 1UV T le He ! * ' ° 1 f|k a ? wn internationally as * nnpnïl h0nty 0n 3Uvemle delm ' * * r.Li T • , ^ Judge Lindsey told The Asso * at o'clock that it * ooked hke I ve been beaten." * * assigned to • * guard the ballot boxes contain- * * Precincts S1X miSSmR l precincts. * * The biggest advertising medium in Northeastern Mentana—Take advant age of it. The Producers News, BROOKHART HAS 11(0 VOTE LEAD Des Moines, Nov. 6.—An incom plete recheck of the senatorial ballots showed Senator Brookhart leading Daniel F. Steck, Democrat, by 1,160 votes at 12:45 p. m. today. The to tals were: Brookhart 447,204; Steck 446,044. An official recount of the senator ial ballots cast Tuesday in Pottawa tamie county was started this __ morn ing and has recorded a gain of 30 votes by Brookhart over Steck, ac cording to a message received here by H. L. Cook, Brookhart's manager. The county includes Council Bluffs, where it was first discovered voters had invalidated numerous ballots by marking arrows upon them to set out the fact that they had scratched their ballots for Steck. new steel structure, without ' inter rupting traffic or changing rail line. Miles City. Northern Pacific re placing old Tongue River bridge with ELECTORAL VOTES CREDITED TO C00UDGE BOOSTED BY RETURNS TABULATED DURING THE DAY Figures Indicate That Coolidge and Dawes May Even Win All Electoral Votes Now Classed as Doubtful—North Dakota Only Possible Chance for LaFollette to Increase His Total. BURTON K. WHEELER'S STAR IN DECLINE New York Nov. 6.—The Republi can triumph in Tuesday's election assumes an even greater magnitude as the counting of the ballots nears completion. Overnight returns not only boost e d the total of electoral votes cred itecl to Coolidge and Dawes, but in creased the likelihood that the new administration will have a depend able majority of its own part £ in congress H y They likewise lifted t 0 new heights the vast Republican majorities in seve ral states alreadv counted in the Coolidge- electoral column, and gave and N^da^h^ng"bXee^ ft? Th'at TV*' "* ^ ll g % A Tha * Uould grease the party Itrf *5" £ a tll ^* * T threatened to capture one or the oth But the figures available today appeared to make both safely Repub lican." ' „ er. Dem. Standing. The electoral bag of Davis and Bryan remained meantime at 136, and apparently the only chance of an in creas e was in New Mexico where the Democratic ticket was holding the lead by only a scant plurality. Cool idge* was gaining at a ratio, which if maintained, would add the state's three votes also to the Republican total. LaFollette's last opportunity to in creas e the electoral of 18 given him by Wisconsin seemingly hin«cd on the returns from the only other state remaining on the doubtful list_ ^ orth Dakota—with five votes Cool idge remained in the lead on the face of returns from two-thirds of the state, but his plurality was diminish ing as a mounting LaFollette in from the country districts The congressional returns not only indicated the defeat of the two pillars of the La Follette bloc-Senator ^ ookh art of Iowa and Johnson of Minnesota—but they lifted the Re publican majority in the house to a point where it seemed probable that came (Continued on page eight) BIG WRESTLING MATCH IN PLENTYWOOD NEXT TUESDAY, NOV. 11 ARMISTICE DAY El wood House, Champion Wrestler of Montana Will Defend Title Against Tom Alley Who Has a Brilliant String of Victories to His Credit, at Orpheum Theatre Armistice Day. FIRST OF A SERIES OF WRESTLING MATCHES Next Tuesday evening at 7:30 p. m., as a fitting end for Armistice Day celebration, Elwood House, of Outlook, champion heavy weight wrestler of Montana, will meet Tom Alley, in a gruelling battle on the mat. The bout is under the auspices of the American Legion and they are claiming this to be a real at traction. Nearly everyone in Sheridan and adjoining counties knows Elwood House. They know he delivers the goods when he gets on the mat and that he generally gets his man be fore the bout is ended. The Outlook community will back their man to the limit and are coming down to him again extend his strength and skill see enormous over this whose reputation is considered the best in the wrestling man among game. Roy Alley is a stranger to most people in this community. Mr. Alley however, is well acquainted in Medi cine Lake, and his reputation as a wrestler is 100 per cent. He has met of the very best wrestlers in (Continued on Page Eight) _ _ * LONE TREE LADIES * AID WILL HOLD SALE * The Lone Tree Ladie's Aid will * hold their annual sale of fancy work, at the Ueland school house * six (6) miles Northeast of Com * ertown on Saturday * 15th, 1924, commencing at 2 P. * M. Free lunch after sale. Please come and bring your neighbors. * Place: Six (6) miles N. E. of * Coraertown. November ROOSEVELT COUNTY GOES REPUBLICAN Roosevelt county went republican Tuesday. Every candidate for office on that ticket was elected. John Schnitzler was elected state senator by a nice majority over Ted Danielson, his runner up. James Ost by, the farmer-labor candidate finish ed third. The race for judge and countv missioner was the closest, and Will iams came near defeating Leeson for that office. The vote in Roosevelt county was exceptionally light. It seems' that the vote this year was about half of what it was last year which ceptionally high because of the cc|in ty seat contest, but the storm kept at least a thousand voters away from the polls. com was ex EXPOSURES" OF NO VALUE SAYS WHEELER Washington, Nov. K. Wheeler of Montana, pendent vice presidential candidate, declared in a statement today that the people had voted for reactionary policies and "for what they believed would mean material gain for them selves" and that "exposure of corrup tion in Washington apparently had no impression upon them." 5.—Senator B. the inde RAY LANG DISTRI BUTES DIVIDENDS Ray Lang, the local Ford .. . - —.— man, made a distribution of dividennds to day. He was àround paying the bets that he had made that Salisbury woud not be elected sheriff. It is re ported that Lang made the boys a present of his summer'sc earnings. Ray does this every two years and sort of enjoys making many of his friends happy. It's Ray's playing Santa Claus. way of McDonald cabinet TO RESIGN TUESDAY London, Nov. 3.—The expectation in well informed quarters is that the labor government will resign Tuesday and that the king, in accordance with custom will call upon Stanley Bald win, as leader of the victorious con servative party to form a new minis try. Mr. Baldwin probably will an nounce his chief apointments before the end of the week.