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HELENA. THE PRODUCERS NEWS ____ A PAPER OF THE PEOPLE. FOR THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE Plentywood, Montana. Friday, June 11, 1926. THE PRODUCERS NEWS GOES INTO EVERY HOME IN THE COUNTY. libebtv IS NOT sped from above Weekly BA Official Newspaper of Sheridan County publiai Siih Forel 8 n * *3.75 Per year oud. rvaies. tn v s , 3 00 ^ ^ Entered as Second Class Matter, October 18, 1912, at the Post office at Plentywood, Montana, Under the Act of March 3, 18Î0. IN THE J hv P.J. Wallace o ?f*nd pertinent Great and Small Concern to of .orRlBBEKS, Russian thist ut*orms are a trinity of Vth-s which the farmer Cfiiid himself against. All * ut beginning to show their **• £Lu again in Shendan coun- ^ y iÎ7Crop Grabbing parasite is U- 1 r5 , of the three because he > * the shape of a man who is - • he "made in God s im " Perhaps it would "'uunhemv to say that the crop have their habitat i f£jd and prey upon the farm. Î re »ere cast in such a divine * Jf Thev look more* like the lints of some kind of a reptile. ** k the reason they crawl around Jfliviate their victims before JJ* devour them. up** 1 I.« and likeness. in Battle line in the jg a of the Republic" which states -Man would crush the serpent The farmers should Here E;mn his heel. «Haber that lint, when some rep 1 in human form approaches and V him to donate one quarter of « crop to some absentee mortgage ® ny wr landlord. In most cases grabber has no more right to to sign away one-fourth of his labor than they ask me to sign them During, and a farmer •w product to Sürth of my salary . «»rp the period of rwlempt in possession is one the man . cf his land. He has a right to jer these share-contract swindlers rf his place and if they refuse to n he is justified in peppering them buckshot. If the tillers of the ■ ■ CUMMINS, who went down to de frat in Iowa, started out as a pseudo (ntrfssive just the same as some of iW Montana representatives in fîdiineton did some years ago. Inf to form ho became a hardened raflionary and was responsible for •if passage of the infamous Esch (crmins bill, under which the rail indied the people of this mmtry out of several millions of "lais. ( ummins. for eighteen yeans a senator, was one of the old Bird and supported every bill that bd the stamp of M all Street upon it. He «as one of th'v galaxy o f Sf*berry senators; he voted for the Fardney-McCumber tariff bill, the »wM court swindle, the cancellation it Mussolini's debts, the approval of i««lidgo's appointment of "Sugar Utarley" Warren for attorney gen «ni and e\ery other vicious meas w demanded by big capital.His de iat signalize a "political révolu as Senator Borah says. The Wfly oppressed Iow a farmer has «list risen in rebellion against Ac conditions imposed upon him by Ac money powers of which such »fli as (oolidgo and Cummins are bt lUls. What has happened in k«a last Monday will keep on re ritin» itself until every world "W senator and supporter of the «didee regime is defeated. But "ill Street is clever. It will dis ard the Coolidge gang and send J® son u* other bellwether to fool > firmer« with illusory promises of !**f- Charles Dawes may be se Wed for the job. Who knows? . regard their position from the standpoint of eulightt*ned self inter ■ shorks will become as rare (A. crop . Vortheastern Montana as rattle aike$ are in Ireland. *« "JUDGE COMER files for the S Court" says a headline. This ** r '?ht which tho ex-Plenty Judge is entitled to exercise ®wr the laws of the .state. laws allow a man the right to 1*« a political jackass of himself * so droites. Judges Comer and ■*Per are entitled to exercise this But they have as much hme of sitting on tho Supreme Ä an ÿïfiTÂ'.Â'Sr 1.S "««»fiehts. Comer earned the rep of being the "most reversed" u The 4,irV M ° ntan a "Den he occupied _ «T it * n county while Leip ■ »R n S i k i n ° Wn as a c °nceited old fool I ànrin 1 . sboot off his mouth I hi * s a " ako on I nia r The °. 0,ossal these I bh n« °"' es * n aspiring to such I ^ouua Ce ' s onb ''dualled by their B "Ttii i l . gnorance °f the most ele I tjj ■ *' no "ledge of jurisprudence ■ tW " mon sens ^ and justice. But on the old party tic w, o add of the v materially to the campaign. 'MUTT ' * * • âvppLî®® INSUR. * • iv^ ,p ANV TO HOLD * « --MAL MEETING JUNE 26 * • v -i -— • • cti,* 1 s Cbri stensen. prominent * ® f Bugrnar, the secretary * armers Mutual Fire In 'Set*". ;'* m Pany, with head of 'Ui», 81 1)a £mar. who was in '»iSl 000 Wednesday informed lÂ't'fSÎ'Â™' •5»C.nL. t l l! " la T A""" 1 ' 4t . Monta^ia° n SaG I «*thu June 26th. and the notices 'tk» « me *Gng will ho mailed in •££**,* a few days liî ! Iran*' 1 e,ect G»rec directors *» rnav* 1 act SUc h other business '• ° ome Mor * the . *4 to tK .** l unch will be fcrv Iw; f Vl »iting members of the ..rîri, 1 . 1 ,' , Mr « une JcWk . tk »Uta Ul * tw8en reports that , has had Tvery loc pro8 Perous y tor and * * many members as * « % L attend. l * BROOKHART VICTORY BLOW TO REACTION I* *1* ■> t* '***3* *.* v *1' v **— *. REGIONAL FARM LOAN BANK CONFERENCE AT PLENTYWOOD ( Will Convene At The Farmer Labor Temple Monday, June 21 Delegates for Northeastern Montana Association Will Attend —Pres. Jewett of Spokane Bank, Lieut. Gov. McCorm ack, Leading Speakers—Important Problems Discussed —Everybody Urged to Attend. The Northeastern Montana District Association of Fed eral Land Banks, of the Spokane Jurisdiction, will assemble in Plentywood, at the Farmer-Labor Temple, Monday, June 21 st, 1926 . * i Lynn York în Accident on Scobey Road Wednesday Afternoon. Es Capes Uninjured While His Car !. Was Badly Smashed-Madoe Man Wrecks Auto While Coming to City tn Witness Basehall Game Satur- i d TWO BUICK CARS WRECKED NEAR TOWN _ Tw o automobile accidents^ in j which the drivers and occupants of j the cars fortunately escaped in- j jury, took place on the road west of town during the week. On Wed nesday. Lynn York was out driving his father's new Master Six Buick ' Coach when he met with an acci dent west of town. The young man states that he felt sleepy and drowsed off. and as he awoke the car was speeding up and begin ning to sway from side, to side of the road. lie endeavorei to re gain control by applying the four wheel brakes, but the car capsized on its side., plowing up the ground for several feet in a semi-nosedive. Fortunately Lynn escaped injury, although the glass in all the doors and the windshield was broken and the bouy was badly dinged all ov er. The car was hauled into the Donaldson garage and is now un dergoing repairs. Madoc Man In Accident. Another accident took place Sat urday afternoon when Mr. Lynn of Madoc had his Sedan top broken up close to town. Mr. Lynn was | driving to Plentywood to attend the ; big baseball game. He states he , saw a clear road in front of him j an( i gave his auto the gas. While his car was travelling at a good speed he came to a dip in the road where there« was a sharp curve which he did not expect to encounter. The result was that the Sedan left the grade and turn ed over several times. Fortunate ly ? Mr. Lynn and the people who were with him in the car escaped uninjured. The top of the Sedan wa s a complete wreck and the car had to be dragged into town. It is now in the Plentywood Garage. 1 sum" McIntosh killed IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT _ «, i • n . n .l if. Well Known Sheridan County Mechanic Meets Death After Car Goes Over Embankment E^rlyMonday Morning capes Unhurt-Failure of Speeding Car to Turn Sharp Curve Causes Wreck. a H. D. McIntosh was killed and Claude Stevens was seri ously injured when the Chrysler automobile driven by the deceased, rolled off the grade at the curve of the McIntosh hill, south of Plentywood, early Monday morning.^ Mrs. Stevens, who was also in the car, escaped uninjured. -_ Car Went Over Embankment Slim" McIntosh and Mr. and Mrs. Stevens were returning to town when the unfortunate accident happened The sur • . at 12:30 Monday morning, vivors stated that the car went over the embankment and the whole af fair happened so suddenly that they could not give any authentic account It is certain, of how it occurred. however, that the deceased was dnv ing the car at a high speed when ihe attempted to negotiate the sharp 1 curve in the center of the hill. The * I wheel tracks show that he was un • ab l e to accomplish this and the car *1 crashed through the wire fence and * rolled down the embankment and - righted itself within eight feet of the riïer alter its three passengers * WCre thr0Wn Æ Wreck • McIntosh was thrown out first and - his body was found, lying dose ^ • the top of the embankment. ^h er S * w as a big cut on the side of his head • and his chest appearedl to be crushed. • He was conscious and when it wa. * suggested that h. e h®. * hospital, he replied that he did n • consider it necessary to og as he onlv . felt pain in hie leg. 'Claude Stevens . I was thrown out half way do wn the - embankment and sustained several - cuts and bruises which necessitated * the Pitting of his left hand in • sling. His eye was hit m some • manner and had to be dressed. Mr... (Continued on Page Eight) *1 The Northeastern Montana composes that territory north of the Missouri river east of Phillips coun including Daniels, Sheridan, Roosevelt and Valley counties, which territory comprises farming section of the Montana, and produces the finest W protein wheat Produced in the w< ÎXr~ , , . ate Th ? '> ele K at f s «P«®"»™ d f ferent Fa ™ Lo , a "- J2 iÇorrrmei oe to arrive m l lentwooj &"n<l a y, June 20th and al will be ihere early Monday morning when the best dry State of day's session, which will be replete with activity from morning until night. There will be a long program ( Q ion which will appear 'the names of jniany prominent people of Montana and the West: Men associated with the Federal Land Bank of Spokane, including Geo. C. Jewett, President of und Lieut. Gov. W. S. McCormack of the State c,f Montana, who is also [vice president of the Spokane Land iBank. District Officers Busy. The officers of the Northeastern Montana Association of Federal Farm ■ Loan Association, namely, John J. Courtney, prominent pioneer farmer of Antelope, president, and J. W. Wulf, well known manager of the Farmer's store at Froid, and of ex tensive farming interests, secretary, have left no work undone calculated to make the Plentywood Conference the best convention of its kind that have occurred hitherto in this state. The determining factor in bringing this convention to Plentywood was ;the Farmer-Labor Temple, which af fords proper accommodations for the delegates andthe large crowd of far imers and members of the local asso j dations who attend these meetings. Secretaries Delegates. ( The official delegates and members | of the Northeastern Montana Dis trict Association are the secretary treasurers of the Federal Farm Loan Association in the district, and the members of the Boards of Directors of the several Associations. The sec retary-treasurers of the different As sociation who will attend the conven tion are as follows: at john J Courtney, Antelope; D. F. Miller, Baylor; C. W. Harmon, Bain the Federal Land Bank of Spokane, (Continued on Last Page) j Will Play Fast North Dakota Team on Plentywood Diamond June 10th Grenora Loading Up for Big Game. - Next Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock the Plèntvwood fence busters will take on the Grenora team at the local baseball diamond. From reports leaking cut of Gre L, that team is coming over load ed to take Plentywood if they can. It is said that several men have been garnered from other North Dakota teams in order to humble the cham pions of this neck of the woods. P A large delegation will be over from Grenora to support their team, and other towns in North Dakota are said to be sending over quotas to take in the big game. The Plentywood fans, as usual, will be out en masse and a hot battle will be welcomed by the fans. LOCAL TEAM MEETS GRENORASUNDAY meat> D . N . Durum Amber mixe(f hu. .... Rye, per bu. ... nora LOCAL MARKETS .$1.45 1.16 1.10 1.92 .65 '.V km m i ^%.v. <• m -■ â m Mi i 7 m y s-'* || 4 mmà IS: % I . x re ■T ■ mm m - . [A'-^ocaVtckGI Smith W. Brookhart Sen. Albert B. Cummins J Official Call For Farmer-Labor Caucus And County Conference Q £ Sheridan county, Montana, by virtue of the authority re a . .on posing in us, hereby ordain that the regular semi annual precinct caucus of the Farmer-Labor party shall occur at the proper places in the several precincts at 2:00 o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, June 17, 1926. The members of the party shall meet, at place to be des.g nated by the Precinct Committeeman elected at the last Pn mary elections, who shall call the Caucus to order, or in his absence, any member of the party may call the Caucus to or der and a Caucus chairman and secretary shall be elected who shall keep the records of the Caucus. The Caucus shall then elect a delegate and an alternate delegate The candidate re. ceiving the higf^t number of votes shall be declared elected delegate and the candidate receiving the second highest num her of votes shall be declared elected as alternate .delegate. The chairman and secretary shall issue and sign credentials usmg forms printed in connection herewith, to both the delegate and alternate delegate, and also make copies of these creden tials which they shall send by the delegates together with the minutes of the Caucus to A Wankle Secretary of the County Executive Committee, at Plentywood, Montana. Both the delegate and alternate delegate will attend any County Conference of the Farmer-Labor party, when called by the Executive Committee during the ensuing two years. County Conference w/ .1 r« .• rommiffpp of Farmer-Labor DartV Vl^e, the Executive Committee _ J? 3 . of Sheridan County, acting under and by virtue or the author! 1 J •_ «U a « the regular ty reoosmg in us, also ordain that the reg bi-annual county conference of the precinct delegates elected at the precinct caucuses held on Tuesday afternoon, June 17, 1926, in pursuance to the ordinance of this committee shall the Farmer-Labor party of Sheridan county, Montana, shall convene at the Farmer-Labor Temple at Plentywood, Mon tana, at 2 oclock in the afternoon on Tuesday, June 22, 9zo. The delegate and alternate delegate shall present the j copies of the credentials and the minutes of the precinct cau | cuses of Tuesday, June 17th, 1926, to A. Wankle, Secretary of the Executive Committee, when they arrive, i The Conference shaft be called* to order by the Chairman or We, the executive committee of the Farmer-Labor party (Contdnued on Page Eight) YOUNG PLACES DESIGNATED AND JUDGES SELECTED * * : * * * * . * Final preparations for the Sheri- * dan county primary nominating elec- * tion to be held August 3, were com- * Ipleted Tuesday by the county board * of commissioners, which designated * voting places and selected Judges and Clerks of the election for the county precincts. The voting places and judges and clerks by precincts, are as follows: Westby Precinct No. J—Judges: Walter Olson, Westby, Henry C. Reuter, Westby; Geo. F. Freisieben, Westby. Clerks: A. M. Ditmarson, | Westby; B. Larson, Westby. Poll g place: Fire Hall. Westby Precinct No 2—Olnnus Sannerud, Westby; E. - lay Mi ler, Westby; Geo. L. Onstad We ?t b> ; Clerks; Joseph D. Momson, Westby, Carl Norman Bostad, V estby. Pol ™g place: Custom s House Westby Precinct No. 3 Judges. Gust Stubbe, Jf Y da Enger, Westby, B*lP h E^uinger, WpShv- Fdward^F Wertbv d + _* -p p_' p °ding P aC p' m 0 ' 4 T P d£rp ^,. MÏÏ vLÏ wi- fcfr Degl Martin Nereson, Westoy, reter ueg . Westby; A W Overgaard, McEl roy. Clerks: H. L Dunsdon Comer y * mg place. School House. Comertown Precinct No. 5 Judges: (Continued on page 4) County Commisioners Complete Pre parations for Primary Nominating Election to Be Held August 3rd— Clerks Also Appointed. en LARGE CROWD ATTEND PROGRESSIVE FARMERS MEET Plentywood Council No. 1 of * tho Progressive Farmers j of • fertring' m^g afThe ^ • Labor Temple last Monday even- * ing. Nearly every member was pressent and visiting brothers * and sisters from all over Sheri- * dan County watched the proceed j ng w |th interest. At about 11 o'clock the Council adjourned * and immediately put on an en tertainment for the visiting * brothers which was voted one of * t he best they ever witnessed. The * members of the Council of Ac tion who had met and transacted * important business earlier in the * day , and contingents from sever al councils in Daniels County were the honored guests. Every * Council in Sheridan county sent * , arge con tingents of earnest men « and wom en who contributed ma • terially to the success of the en * terta inment which lasted until * wee small hours of the morn * in g . The event was so interesting • that not a sing le member left bo « f ore the Marseilles was sung and , the proceedings were ended by * the Di rc «tor. * Council of Action Meets. * The Shendan County Council * of Action, which is now the su * preme authonty m the district, * held an important meeting Mon * day aftenMKm ' 9 ues , . ons , portance concerning tho econom , interests of the farmers were . discuased a nd acted upon. Every * Couflcil ot^ Vro,r^e Farm * erg an d virtually every precinct # coun t y were represented. Iowa Repudiate Candidate of Mellon-Coolidge Regime Voters Another World Court Senator Goes Down to Defeat—Burst ing Banks and Harsh Agricultural Conditions Cause Mid West Farmers to Revolt—Old Parties Fear Loss of the * Northwest to Progressives. Des Moines, Iowa.—Another world court Senator and Coolidge adherent went down to defeat here this week when Smith W. Brookhart won the republican nomination for U. S. Senator over Senator Albert Cummins by a gigantic majority. Within two months after he was kicked out of the Senate by the administration regulars the famous Iowa progressive has given the gang in control in Washington the most stinging«* defeat of its Voters Remember Tre.achery of Brookhart has^rtill the general election to face before he regains his seat ip the Senate as a republican, ousted traitor by the regulars in Congress some time ago. Much of his fight in Iowa before the primary was based his right to be vindicated by the prnte.rs at the Primary election and fact that he had refused^ to bow W(?r ui court and other issues. Cum mins » besides being a railroad owner. line (or the World Court. His treachery to the people who elected aômesUc mon^Tinterësts htd its effect in Iowa. There was wide wheelhorses in the Coolidge machine " New Businessmen effort" to dect S Cummins. The state (was literally covered with men The ^ople fgainst bolshevism if Brookhart were elected. All the a ^ f ^Thomï ÄB^khart^as religion, etc. were used Ameocan IggfcJ* ^ usai for the purpose of discrediting the |P™^ n "eftV^otthl international Bankers and the rail ffis famib" wh a'banï^t 1 Mason City, got out and worked hard against Brookhart. Some venial mem 0 f the railroad unions were used sw j n g the railroad men into line for Cummins but all to no avail. The hmsted banks, the impoverished con dition of agriculture, the reduction (Continued on Last Page) COMER FILES AS CANDIDATE FOR STATE SUPREME COURT Former Plentywood Judge, Now a Resident of Missoula, Wants to Sit on Wool Sack— Mitchell and Cooney File Democratic Ticket For Congressional Nomination Political Pot Be on Placer Hotel Lobby Becomes Lively gins to Boil. as Helena.—The lobby of the Placer Hotel is again ing with political excitement as candidates are beginning to ar • j visit the Secretary of State's office and file their nom |inating petitions. Harry Mitchell, of Great Falls, and Byron ; r" oonev u ave fil ec l f or the two Montana congressional districts j imvc on the democratic ticket. Mitchell and Cooney File for Congress* Both Mitchell and Cooney have r k een candidates on the democratic | ticket several times before for the i same offices but have failed of elec | tion. Cooney will run on a dripping we t ticket while those close to the ' Mitchell wigwam state that if elected *'b e will favor modification of the Vol s tead law. , Dennis has filed for the office ra ilroad commissioner and expects make Ws race on the sl ogan of efficiency and economy. j ud e Ui[ per has filed for the su preme court P on the Republican ticket and Associate Justices Galen and Hoi have officially declared their to succee d themselves. Judge C. E. Comer, of Missoula, f fj of Plentywood. is a candi date fo > the democratic nomination f associate justice of the Montana me court ; he having on Tuesday fi i ed wit i. t ^ e secretary of state his # nom i na ting petition in which he asks ^ that slogan "If elected I will per ^ ^ M prov ided by law," under jjj s name on the primary bal j Judge Comer served as judge of * the twentieth judicial district from , t - f it creat ion up to a couple • ^ C when he Removed to * Missoula to re-enter the practice of g^The tJSSS judicial distrirt • • , , . . , .. created by act of the sixteenth « was (Continued on Last Page) Cum-*— HI1FRNFR DIlfKS IlUlil/iiljIl I/UvIViJ »rrirwiT nf\x\rrkf\\Tn Ami DV I llWKllYS xallxlll 1 Vv If Uvr 1 U _____ _ __ __ _ A L'I Kk AlVlPr llr xTi I Lit. OlrÜTii Ll/L ^„"^"cïwpuîîcheTs ^ftïr the Event—Narrowly Escapes Wearing ^ ay âeu Their MoneylRyan and Asked star . Performers at the | ho ïr M £ b £ right Rustks Mo " ey ° 5 J - „"Ä &Ä-S5S p lentywood Commercial Club, last ÄrftelÄhdÄ ant i a large crowd to Plentywocvd. Such men as Paddy K^ an an ^ Bob broncho: ^'"the "m^enSft * f CharW of wolf Peint, who per f?™« 1 Ws The!"7^ Sfre wild y a ndThe several of them broke though the fences but dld n0 " hurt any of the prizes from George Wright and Heub ner at th gate after the stampede, but many of the cowboys w .o \.on small stakes and did much- work i about the place were not paid on time. They held an indignation meeting with the result that they marched to wards the houses of Wright and riders or bystanders. Huebner Fails to Pay. Several of the riders who won big demanded and received their (Continued on Last Page) __ _ Thursday, June 3rd, Mr. Forrest Matkin and Miss Mary Fitzer quietly motored over to Poplar, where they were joined together as man and wife in the holy bonds of matrimony, The engagement of Miss Fitzer and Mr. Matkin had been announced some time ago, so the marriage came as no surprise to their host of friends Both of the contracting couple are well known irr this city, having been students at the local schools. Miss Fitzer graduating tins year Tbe groom, who is a son of J. D. Matkin, is now engaged in farming in the Redstone country, where the happy young folks will make their future home ?*ter Julv 15th. The legion of friends of this worthy young couple join with the Producers News in wishing them a happy and prosperous voyage through life. WELL KNOWN YOUNG COUPLE WED Wednesday morning and Wednes day afternoon, Sheridan county was visited by two nice showers which we ^ gr roun d down to a depth of 1 two inches or more.