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Paper of the People, By the People, For the People
By the Peoples Publishing Company, Publishers.
CONTINUING:—The Outlook Promoter, The Out
look Optomist, The Dooley Sun, the Antelope Inde
pendent, The Sheridan County News, The Pioneer
Press and the Sheridan County Farmer.
F. J. WALLACE, Editor.

ap -1
pears a lengthy article written by J. E. Martin to
W. M. Jardine, Secretary of Agriculture, in which
he brings forth the needs of the farmer, and the
relief that should be theirs through the McNary
Haugen Bill.
This article is timely and should be read by
every patron of the Producers News, who is inter
ested in agriculture and the prosperity of the
farmer, as farm relief will be one of the big issues
of the present Congress and one which will have
to be met, even though every effort is being made
to dodge the issue.
The article by Mr. Martin, who is a prominent
member of the Minnesota Council of Agriculture,
clearly brings out many points, which have been
heretofore but lightly touched upon in discussion of
the McNary-Haugen Bill. His logic is good and
straight to the point and will bear the light of,
day, which cannot be said of some of the logic
being propounded by opponents of the McNary-1
Haugen Bill.
In this week's issue of the Producers News
the ;
people of the Northwest at this time than is a
real measure for farm relief—a measure that will
will really benefit agriculture and keep the tillers.
of the soil on the farms and give them and their
families a fair profit on their produce over the
Probably no matter is of more interest to
cost of producing.
Every farmer and citizen of the Northwest |
should watch the developments now taking place
at the nation's capital and they will then see that i
politics means a great deal to them—that those
who tell them to stay out of politics are not work
ing for the good of the farmer, do not know
what they are talking about, or are deliberately
misleading the farmers for their own. gain. j
It seems that the average person can only be j
brought to dwell upon a subject when it "is hot", i
Farm relief is a "hot" subject at this time and !
will do no good to anyone,
Then bring your mind to dwell upon the fact that
if you, and millions like you, had organized and
voted together for representatives that came from j
your own ranks and were responsible to you and
your organization, how different the situation
would be.
if you don't believe in politics for the farmer, 1
watch the way the representatives of the people
vote and the attitude the President some of you
voted for, acts on the farm relief measure, and
see the way they use their efforts to cut the heart
out of the McNary-Haugen bill to make
harmless antidote that
If the farmer and worker allows big business
and the white-collared brigade to pick his repre
sentatives for government positions for him, he
cannot expect that he is going to receive any good
from that representative—big business is going to
take all the traffic will bear and the white collared
gentry will see that they get it.
One voter cannot not make any material gain
by himself but an organization of all the workers
and producers over the entire country would change
the political aspect overnight.
All we ask of our readers is each and every one
to watch the representatives of the people (?) per
form in Congress and remember the actions pf the
Congressmen when it come to relief for the farm
The newspaper dispatches of today are already
ers, and the next time anyone says you have no
business in politics that the farmer should stay
home and slop the hogs, you will be in a position
to give that person some good advice.
Washington— (FP )—John D. Rock--rotary
efeller, Jr., and the Rockefeller Foun-;
dation are expected to figure in the ,
testimony which Sen. Walsh of Mon -1
tana is about to require, in the inquiry |
which a subcommittee of the Senate
public lands committee will conduct,
as to what became of the Liberty
bonds that were left to the credit of
the Continental frading Co. öfter Ai
bert Fall had rceeived $230,500 from
that source. j
One of the chief partners in the
pool of oil men who created the se- 1
cret fund of the Continental was the I
Stanard Oil of Indiana, in which the
younger Rockefeller and the Rocke
feller Foundation were largely inter
ested. George E. Vincent, former
president of the University of Min
nesota, is head of » the foundation,
which distributes huge sums for med
ical etfucation and research in various
parts of the world. The investigates
will try to learn whether, the founda
tion itself, through Standard of In
diana, contributed to the corruption
President Coolidge has left the
press know that he is indignant at the
slow progress made by the shipping
board in selling the government's
merchant fleet. He notes that one
member of the board has voted
against every proposed sale of ships.
Coolidge's view is that the govern
ment cannot operate ships—regard
less of the fact that it is now doing
so—because governments are not run
for profit-making, and all business is
run for the sake of profit.
Sen. Walsh of Massachusetts, call
ing to the attentioA of the senate the
rapid decrease in American wheat
shipments abroad, along with a great
increase in Canadian exports of wheat
said that one chief factor in the pros
perity of the Canadian wheat export
trade was government-owned ships.
Not a word of comment was ob
tamable at the state department, after
Standard Oil of New York issued ita
formal declaration of defiance of Roy
al Dutch Shell in the worldwide oil
war based on Standard's buying oil
from the Soviet government for its
India market.
The department's decision that
American firms could trade with Sov
iet Russia was issued by farmer Sec
Colby in 1920. Hughes sus
tained Colby and has more recently
as counsel for Standard .approved its
contract with the Soviet government
oil trust. The oil war is looked upon
on as essentially a struggle between
American and British capital in the
fuel markets of the entire world
, Not a progressive idea was broach
ed n 9 r a thsturbing principle of in
us Uial democracy hinted at, during
tb f lo . n *\ h «urs of speechmaking which
^tended the Jackson Day dinner giv
enpy the democratic national com
nll ,,,; ce ln ^ be ca PRal.
.. Ihe nearest approach to examina
tlon , °f Present industrialism was
m , ade , by Claude G. Bowers. He ask
ed waa t the Be P u «)lu^us mean by
Prosperity when 1,000,000 men are
anern Pl°>ed and 3,000,000 are work
l^ i .J >arb H me '„ aad wben "hundreds
9: thousands of farmers have been
dispossessed by mortgages and taxes
and . d f lvea to bankruptcy and de
spair." He described the present
situation as one in which the demo
cratic party should go into a court
of moral bankruptcy if it cannot find
an issue.

Irvine L. Lenroot, former senator
from Wisconsin and renegade pro
gressive, is directing the power trust
lobby before the senate committee
interstate commerce, in hearings to
determine whether the senate shall
create a special committee to inves
tigate power trust financing and pow
er rates, and whether the power com
bine is making heavy innvestments in
corruption of public officials and can
didates. His client, the joint com
mittee of National Utility Associa
tions claims to represent 17 billion
dollars of capitalization.
Lenroot used to be active in the Na
tional Conservation Association and
other groups that were fighting the
power crowd. Then, like Joe Bailey
of Texas and many more, he changed
his allegiance. Last week Lenroot
using his priviledge of the sen
ate floor—granted to all ex-senators
to circulate among the members for
quiet chäts. And he was a visitor to
the office of Senator Moses, leader of
the trust bloc in the senate, to leave
w j^ b Moses a bale of documents issu
ed by his client to prove that there
is no power combine and that the
telling of the attempts to pick the McNary-Haug
en bill to pieces. Study them.
Capitalism is simply a useful machine, to be
placed when a better offers, says Leland Olds, fa
mous economist, writing for the Federated Press.
This is not blasphemy from an irresponsive revo
lutionist but the assertion of the conservative Wall
Street Journal.
It is none the less a revolution
ary application to the whole social system of the
ruthless American theory that a piece of machin
e 'T should be scrapped as soon as a better appears.
Criticizing the rather hackneyed socialist phrases
used by the League for Industrial Democracy the
Journal says:
"When a man says that capitalism is a religion
; and that all the world save the United States is
: profoundly skeptical of this religion, his facts ^
| at least 20 years out of date. Hardly anywhere
, are men more skeptical of capitalism, or any other
conception of a fixed system than here."
The Journal defines skeptical as meaning a ques
tioning attitude. It holds that a generation ago
capitalism was something like a religion but that
a better understanding of human needds has come.
"Today," says the Journal, "capitalism is regard
' ed in America as merely a useful machine to be
overhauled, redisigned and reconstructed like any
other; even to be replaced when a better instru
ment appears."
This statement has almost the ring of Jeffer
| son's reovlutionary phraseology in the declaration
independence. The declaration asserts that the
| purpose of government is to protect the people ir
tbeir inalienable right to life, liberty and the pur
1 suit of happiness and that whenever any form of
government becomes destructive of these ends |
he people have th e right to alter or abolish it and I
nstl J ate a new government in a form most likely
their f afe . ty and happiness. ,
e oarna ^ ns right. The worldwide question
W er ca P*talism is the most useful machine
lor manufacturing human wellbeing
to the United States.
n " pressure of the labor movement the j
? on ln England and America i
^ ' n a y and Buss Ja, although the
and methods vary.
The new order will be a world order but unt
the ideal world order envisioned either in capital
* 1 Amer ica, fascist Italy or socialist Russia. Im
P ersona l forces rather than the intellectual pat
teins of men determine the succession of hum-m
i'"teTthat «T "^1 T*** J ° Ur " a ' editorial indi -
'' the s P lrituaI unity of capitalism is dis
i XI,
does extend
New social machinery is be
ing developed in many parts of the world *
effect of the new designs
and the
_ __ wiv;
experimental stages is to force a redesigning*^ i
the capitalist machine even in countries where it
■-' • '
state to correspond with the new machine civiliza-1
as they pass out of the 1
is most strongly mounted.
The world is busy readapting the form of the i
By Gen. John J. Pershing, in Hannaford Enterprise
It is obvious even to the casual observer that
something is wrong in the adjustment of indus
try to the complex conditions of the present day.
We are forced to the inevitable conclusion that
our national policies have not been at all adequate
to meet the needs of American agriculture esne
dally in this postwar period. Unless some w
through national effort is found for raising the
level of prices on our basic products sufficiently to
meet production costs and give a margin of profit
that will enable the actual producers Thold their
land provide for its constant improvement,
the small farmer Js doomed.
During the war we insisted that the American
farmers should expand their efforts to the utmost
to feed our armies in the field and the armies and
civilian populations of the allies as well,
the war's end, we failed to consider that there
was a certain responsibility upon
us as a nation
giant mergers of the past few years
have been a blessing to everyone.
Y et it was only a few years ago
that Lenroot played a different role
in the lobby drama. The senate was
considering an alien property bill in
which a foreign firm was interested.
Its local counsel was Hoke Smith,
former senator from Georgia. Smith
sat beside Sen, Overman of North
Carolina on the floor, and handed to
Overman a number of proposed
mendments to the bill. Lenroot, see
ia £ tbis performance, walked over to
Smith ami told him that unless he,
Smith, left the chamber immediately,
he would be exposed by Lenroot forth
Smit h £ot up and Jeft.
. Ihjs incident was recalled by many
correspondents when Lenroot appear
ed on the floor, in the very footsteps
of the man whom he had driven
and plying his trade of hired pur
suader for big money. It aroused
the more cynical feeling because
u bober - tha "-th 0 u manner,
in habl *.°? amoving anyone who
\\ould even hint that his standi>at as
sociates and himself were cambio n f
doing any questionable act! It was
in this fashion that he resigned from
the senate public lands committee
during the Teapot Dome inveTtiirï
tion, after it was shown that he and
Smoot went secretly to Albert
to discuss the explanations that Fa
^ b °uld make to their committee for
the $100,000 which Fall had received
naa rceeuea.
° f 9 very state in the union
need to examine very sharply the ner
memwT/ Jf? of S.
T h r '' s * Ȁ
■^«TS SSS t
u Î 10 a' and an nounced that
the Nationa! Association of PubHc
H, tddy Commissioners was solidly ai
rayed against any attempt by 8
f, ress . to . inquire into matters within
the jurisdiction of the stat?« »
then asserted that 91 per ^
business of generating »„j? 6 * f
tm f electricHy "un^ltaÄ '
diction, and hence must not ^ riS
«gated by the senate Cattle's 'cWef
backer m the testimony was Chair
man Amev of the PennsvlTania^oiT
mission. Ainey clung to î? Q JS™"
Pinchot'a t™™' years of G 'ffo'rd
forces were thrown behind Ainev
Wcitï n ^ thŸ h 7- rates for
cncitjr. It is the Amey type that
to aid the farmer to escape from the disastrous
after-effects of excessive production and compe
(Continued from l as t week)
The decline of salveholding economy was parti
cularly manifest in the Roman Empire. The
mous progress reached by slaveholding economy
was bought at the price of the proletarianization
(deprival of the means of production—the laud) of
the free peasantry. In the Roman Empire,
small landholder was ruined on the one hand, be
cause of the government obligation
the military duties, which
for example
beyond his
rp^ult of war
{ a ^8 r «culture. Ihe big landowner ,using several
bundr 9 d slaves in agriculture, supplied the mar
b with a large amount of cheap grain. Often
bir ^9 quantities of grain were sent to Rome for
no * b * n £ by vanquished peoples
tbe production of grain for sale bceame complete
^ unprofitable for the small landowners,
Un * be 0 * ber hand, a decline i
culture also began. The landowners, for whom the
cld « av « on of the latifundia« (large land posses
s * ons ) by slave labor was becoming more and more
difficult on account of the insufficiency of slaves
, and * be low productivity of their labor, naturally
began to seek new methods of exploitation of their
1 * ands ' At first a substitution of agriculture on the
strength; and on the other hand
and hunger which drove him into lasting enslave
ment and poverty. The ruin of the peasantry was
; hastened also by the development of large-scale
as a
tribute. Thus
large-scale agri
latifundias by cattle-raising took place,
,>ranch of economy requiring a small number of
s,aves * But the decline of agricultural economy
dld not sto P at thls -
The fertility decreased, the
fields were deserted, the collective working of the
land by slave labor no longer gave any stimulus
to the carrying-on of the economy. These stimuli |
had to he sought in the producer's interest in the ;
results of his own labor.
™ ent of certain dues.
' S / de by side wi . th the free colonies, the decline
l» r 8*"Scale agriculture led to the slave colonies,
wbere *- be landholding lessees were slaves, who
ob ^ a ^ ne d ^ an d for their use in exchange for
* ' he f ° rm ° f " part of thc P 1 -»''"' 48 . " r
sometimes mone y» or for the performance of a
amount of labor on the owner's farm. Thus
the breakup of the large slaveholding system of
^»^u ure e< to the individual cultivation of the
' W * C U . lrS ^ increases the productivity of
labor in comparison with the extremely low labor
of the slave.
appear among the colonists.
Often revolts took place in the provinces. The
maintenance of the army and the constant wars
also fell with their whole weight upon the colon
lsts * Un <ter such conditions the revival of agri
culture by means of the colonies could not take
place. The slaveholding civilization and system of
economy had to finally depart from the historical
. w _
Roman Umpire tried to attract settlers to the de- i
serte< l lan( L by giving them holdings under favor- ;
T be private landholders also i
ado P te(i t be same means, letting out their lands to
those who would agree to take it for certain dues.
Thus arosp tho i , ,,
m n a colonist? the class of small
laminoldeis who carried on independent farming on
government or privately-owned land, for the pay
Under this necessity the government of the i
able conditions in return for the payment of cer
tain dues and taxes.
But this form of petty economy of the colonists
also could not maintain its independence. The re
quired labor of the colonists, especially of the
former slaves and proletarians, in method and in
productivity could not, of course, be high. The
decreasing income from the land caused the land
uT tü ' nc .7 a " , th ' du f of the co , lonists which
tran , aformad their labor almost exclusively into
!* W ° rk 0 " "T , " a . s * <!rs farm and condemned 'hem
ÎÛ VT?' *' existence. Desertion from
!hn4 bCga " t0
(Continued next week.)
controls state public utility commis
sions in most of the states.
Sen. Walsh's resolution would in
quire into what sums have been spent
by power companies in helnimr
didates to be elected as governors
thereby insuring thaï me„ 8 S as
Amey and Frank L. Smith of Illinois
■shall control the rates which «
sumers must pay. It would also lead
to discovery of how much money has
been used to fight public ownership
and how this money has been charged
back on consumers.
i ^° rt ^ yers > ^ a -— On a diet
« . ln , good spirits, Thomas A. Edi
f° n today turned his inventive mind
l ° , co f 1 templation of some 1,500 varie
P ted * p ! ants » from among which he
ex Peets to find 30 to 50 that will bear
rU A ber '
t A PP are utly troubled by a tendency
Mrs> Edison » who arriv
e d with him, called old-fashioned dys
pepsia, the wizard of Menlo park
came back here last night for his 45th
*i°u*a. sea son. Mrs. Edison announc
ed his intention of getting to work
them immediately.
''t have collected and tested, so far,
J45 plants," he declared. "I expect
to collect and test 1,500 in Florida—
probably out of that number some
30 to 60 rubber bearing plants will
be found."
Sen Hawes, of Missiouri, corpora
tion democrat, has led the resistance
in the committee to inquiry into po
litical expenditures by the power com
pames and holding companies. Sack
ett of Kentucky, Jim Watson, Fess
«nice have been sympathetic with
the big power crowd. Wheeler and
Dill have aided Walsh in driving for
an investigation.
Edison Is Planning To Find
Rubber In 30 of 1500 Plants
Telephone Company Rushes
Completion of Opheim Plant
Glasgow, • Jan. 21.— F. F. Carter,
construction foreman of the Mountain
States Telephone & Telegraph Co.,
with a crew of eight men has arrived
in Opheim to place the telephone *
operation there within 60 days, weath
er permitting. Materials have been
in storage for some time. The ex
change will be about 24x48 feet, with
living quarters in the rear for the
operator. Fifteen men will be em
ployed to rush the structure to com
pletion, This is a result of a petition
to the telephone company by about 70
subscribers a year ago for an ex
change in Opheim.
By J. G. Soltis
Our prediction with regard to the
Capitalist political policy the Farm
ers Union is going to follow, as pub
lished in these columns, are now as
suming tangible form. It is doing
precisely what we said it would.
In the December issue of the offi
cial organ of the F. U., the Farmers
Union Herald, the farmers of the
Northwest, the state of North Da
kota, Minnesota and South Dakota in
particular, informs them to elect dele
K a tes to the National Republican con
vention. There is absolutely no doubt
in my mind that in the very next is
sue of the Farmers Union Herald,
Ricker will sound the call, as I pre
dicted, for the farmers to "capture
the state republican conventions."
Policy of Union *
Here is what the renegade socialist,
Mr. Ricker, wants:
"Our job here in the west where
we are Republicans by habit is to see
to it that farmers are sent as dele
gates to the Republican National Con
vention. And these delegates of ours
should not be merely farmers, but
the type of farmers who belong to
real farm organizations, and who
know a sheep from a goat, or a wolf
perhaps would be the better name."
The farmers should not be confus
ed as to whose policy this is. In
become SandaL
She knew the value of this sensation,
did Martha. Her wrinkled leathery
^ or * be , wor ld like a section
and cmcklédTtÏÏlf'inS'the"^ Semblance
of a smile, and' she licked her chops
™ lewd satisfaction.
with Martha. For the frankly bad
woman makes no bones about the
matter of her badness, and is power
less to harm the wary, but Martha is
equally dangerous to saint and sinner,
and is the more so because she hides
evil intent behind a sanctimonius
Martha bestirred herself and called
her cronies into conference. Her in
vitations to them were entirely pro
per and give no hint as to the na
ture of the gathering she planned.
She called it, indeed, a dinner, but
the prospective guests knew that
mere food would be offered up to
tbe »r appetities at any dinner that
Martha announced thus suddenly,
truth, the matter of food was
gotten altogether when they
"And they G say!"* quo«/ MarthT
"that he sold the car, with the
m <>r-Kidge still on it, and spent the
I lf° ney i'j a £ < * tbe poor boy tbat bought
altho he'd ^dT«r"tt he
hud to settle for the mor-gidge first,
and there were some gair-age bills
iv? ai i! ns ^ ,î b * an( l I don't see whv
By John Arthur Stahlberg
Those were feverish days for the
Martha Snoop, by virtue ot
long practice, a vivid imagination and
untiring jaws, had become the recog
nized leader of the Society's activities,
U was only fitting, therefore, that in
^ he pre ? ent «be should be mak
truly noble efforts. Not in five
years ha(i thc Society had Euch a suc .
culent bit of gossip in which to fas
ten its vulgar fangs—nay, nor in five
and-twenty! Small wonder, then, that
Martha Snoop had for the moment
boy," etc., etc., etc.
Shocked Chorus:
You don't say!"
v. a. , , .
and ", ^ wen t and hired a car,
might iSst as well h ,Sf nk th , at he
l USt dS wel1 have ug ed
^ f° SOme bis bills witb »
«T2Ä?" d f *. ^
_ •» ^J! « a « ful E lrl
firm rtan.l for ll^ '„ he 1°^
voice Tank l„ da Iw?ey. Martha's
„ . . salacious whiper—
and they went out riding, and Gran
says sbe beard somebody say
that Mrs. Eavesdrop saw them, and
I know Granny wouldn't lie to me, she
being such an old friend to my moth
er, and and all, and the way they
flirted and carried on was —was
enough to— -." Martha ran
down, thru sheer poverty of words.
Shocked Chorus: "Ain't it awful!"
Martha's audience
, , were experienced,
and understood her loss of speech.
Ihey glared around belligerently,
i daring anyone to deny that it was
As an unimportant after
thought, one of them added: "Think
of his poor mother!"
Each of them thought of his
mother for
, , a . space, and decided that
she must be informed of any new de
velopment that might come to light.
Not that she would listen; but they
would know how to give her the in
formarion in the most innocent
possible guises. Their own sons were
not virtuous, and their supreme de
Ä.l her l f0 J. e ' lay in calIin e the
Mention of other mothers H
of their offspring,
,*ts' true, everything they
don t see why people should
ab ? u £, lty bein g that he's one of
the neighbor boys and all, so it must
Hirln'f 16 ' tb in ^ it's a wonder he
hdn t get that —that girl —in trouble
long ago. Of course - you can't
knows maybe - for a11 anybody
Another meaningful silence, while
the putnd souls of her hearers basked
n ,t be Eiony of this new suspicion.
Irx+ Aad , now he's been giving out a
£t of bad checks, and Granny tells
e she heard somebody say that
2„ ve bee n talking about that he'll
p ob ly be arrested, and he's running
t °w. < | W1 tb that crooked bunch down
frji, j ,9 lty ' and > just think! his
„ n T S r dont even know where he is,
iuu £ S ?° S t. be 'ü Rot arrested, and
, 1 break hxs poor mother's heart,
she being so sick and-and all
?l r VV c< :? rdanc€ with the Society's
reed, Martha affected to be deeply
moved, but the sorrow in her eye was
endered indistinct by the gleam
^atisfaction in the self same eye,
•ini a „ goodness only knows where
* II Äil end," etc. etc etc
Shocked chorus: Bzzlbzz! bzz-z-z!
And the like.
to the sins
fighting the criticism aimed at this
big business policy on the part of the
Farmers' Union, the lower strata of
officials of the union simply put all
the blame on A. W. Kicker. That is
camouflage. This policy is the offi-1
cial policy of the Farmers Union ail
over the country, otherwise, it would
not be advocated in the official or
gan of the F. U. Ricker is merely
doing what he is told to do.
Furthermore, the rank and file of
the organization, is, according to the
rules published in the Farmers Union
Herald, deprived of the right to dis
partisan" politics.
Well, then, what kind of politics is
Ricker preaching when he comes out
flatly for the republican party ? On
the one hand the rank and file is pro
hibited from discussing ''P a rtisan"
politics m the columns of the Herald,
b r t .u° n w h M , her ha , nd ,', he leadersh, l>
of the F. U. does actually redommend
"partisan' politics of Wall Street col
of. Is this supposed to be something
deep and clever; something beyond
the understanding of the rank and
file? It looks that way,
Forget Farmer-Labor Party
Moreover, Ricker does not write
the truth, when he says that "in the
West where we are republicans by
habit." He knows as well as we do,
that in Minnesota, North Dakota and
South Dakota, Farmer-Labor parties
are in existence, as a challenge to the
Wall Street parties. In Minnesota,
the Farmer-Labor party is knocking
at the doors of political power, in St.
Paul. The workers and larmers have
quit the republican "habit", to which
Kicker wants them to return. And
that explains his mission. Big busi
ness has spent large sums to wreck
the Minnesota Farmer-Labor party,
The leadership that Ricker is giving
the Farmers Union politically is the
same that the national republican
committee stands for.
Lowden is not only acceptable to
capitalism, but he is part of it. Rick
er would bust up the growing Farm
erer-Lahor party and thus serve Wall
Street royally. Perhaps this explains
why the F. U. Herald is chuck full
of trust ads.
Here is an editor of a farm paper,
telling the farmers to remain chained
to a Wall Street party, whose record
against the farmers of the nation, is
one big black page of robbery and
treachery, a party that is owned and
controlled by big business, and in
which the farmers and workers have
as much chance to influence, as a
snow-ball has to exist in hell. That
this is so, I call upon a man for evi
dence who is the paid literary water
boy of the republican party—Samuel
G. Blythe.
Wall Street Will Do the Nomimating
In a recent ballyhoo article for the
republican party, appearing in the
Saturday Evening Post, Blythe said:
.Then the general manag
ers and strategists and proprietors of
the Republican Party will get to work
in conference assembled at the pro
per moment, in company with their
general managers and proprietors—
to-wit: half a dozen or so captains of
business and finance who might be
named but will not be at the moment."
Blythe wrote this in connection
with the question, who will nomin
ate the next candidate for the presi
dency on the republican ticket, when
the staged deadlock will have arrived
in the convention.
He speaks of the "proprietors" of
the repuublican party. He says he
could name them but won't. "A half
a dozen or so, captains of business
and finance." These will do the nom
inating as everyone with a grain of
sense knows.
Who are these "half a dozen or
The steel trust, the railroad
trust, the Wall Street bankers, head
so :
of Morgan, Standard !
Oil and the Harvester and T
trusts. They are the "proprietors" as !
Blythe aptly calls them. Only name j
the candidates for president in both;
capitalist parties.
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workers in every nation, shows that
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DODGE bhothem.
only by organizing a cU -
their own and fighting pa % of
ers as a class, do the 5, ^î 16 ex Ploit
themselves on the roatf Ucers
economic freedom it ; 10 s °oial
here. People who'sustafn ÎÎ
and workers in their
lowing the class partiesu'° f
ness, m effect help to ' , bl K bu«i
masses True leader^" aV *
their ir ^ 0se ''habits," but
am , fi , ' ' beir 'paleness.
Thê rank of its leader»
yj® must , ? le of the p!£L
j' 0 "' /""f 1 c .°. mba t the pro n !? ers
t j ons in th^w'?' by Passing ïf.' 1 * 1
the Farmer I « S aRainst it, an.i°i U '
party 0 f the ff-° r party > *hich h !î! r
party 01 ™ e f armers and work he
. , " ————
Amencan Imperialism
Britain With Sovl
1 he
viet Oil
. .
. -oncion—(* P)~America an,i d
StJ'L, car f 7 ,n « the world „n ^
Kmniro of it"- Britin
(Soconvi is of New Yod
; introducing ethyl "ealun' 8 '- 6880 ' Bv
1 i am j it threaten« ^ hne ln to tV
notch in the £of it? oTÄ d *P
ar „| Shell, the tw big
Russian Oil Produci T s sh fin »>
v ; et m . ir LpHm r Ltd., the s n
cut British oM m Bn fdand j, '
Æ ££ 7 years ^ $ß0 -°<*Ä
woumLs inflicted on Shed P T?
p ers j an ; n w u,vk « . ami Anri«,
dST&£^,J&^ ^
Tories broke off trade Wl r the
Moscow last year. eialIons with
Washington will hardly
same treatment as Mos nce ^ V8 the
of Sccony's latest assault^ d^ 6
; oil, but it is significant °tl
stockholders of the reaction • n' ,rc
Consolidated Oilfields, l y ary
last meeting in London votH ^
the American ambassador be'
ed of their denunciation of c| n | '
Oil for contracting to buv i on«
tons of "stolen" Russian oil
America and Russia are thus
ed, in the eyes of the British
imperialists, who have a domin « '
influence on the Tory pnV p rr
Through the alliance of StanH-.r? en *j
Russian Oil, British markets in E
an d near east are imperiled an?'
their joint attack on the British * ln
ket itself, they even take awav th
home markets of Shell and Wl
Persian. In the past month the Rut
? i an government Oil trust has fm
traded to sell 40,000 tons to the Soar
«sh monopoly despite the most enet
Ketic protest of the British ambassa
^ or ;
Evidences of the pressure which oil
brings on diplomacy was exhibited ai
Lhc Baku Consolidated Oilfields'
meeting of shareholders. Referring
to the conference between Litvinov
an( t Chamberlain in Geneva recently,
the chairman said:
"Last year our chairman singled
ou t the Russian Oil as our greatest
an .^ most unscrupulous foe, and in
this country, that purveyor of stolen
still holds the field. But
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other nail has ben driven in our cof
fin, this time by the Standard Oil Co,
of New York.
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