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Local News
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local markets
October 18, 1928
Wheat .
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Wheat .
Durum .
flax, V er
Rye, P. er
Bariev. P«
S* V'L
f"" ;. "botter .
g* W. pep lb
& p" doz ' m"
.55 I
. .45
the supper served by
l,Xs, November 24th.,
Han?on of Medicine Lake was .
Plentywood caUer^Monday. |
, McBurney of Raymond was '
J«j3*pu visitor Friday.
a -uo—
««jn, toques, Hockey and Aviation
" and girls at Johnsons'
Don't forget
, —°V"r „ +rllpl .
Get your Chevrolet car or tiucK
Bredevine & Larson at Westby
for boys
j, : j er a ntl family living north
,'f'V Kaymond attended the county
fair here Friday.
Cook of the Welliver country
in Plentywood
ted business
We handle the Chevrolet cars
trucks. Bredevine and Larson, West
by. adv. 21_tf
M rvin Tavlor o {McElroy precinct
JU over bv train to take in the
fair last week.
o , Boe living east of Coalridge,
va a Plentywood business visitor on
Monday afternoon.
p e ter Holst and family from south
of McElroy were visitors at the Fred
home Friday.
Bakewell of Medicine Lake
-acted legal matters here be
„ _ . . .
H. H. Potter o; Redstone was in
the county capital Monday looking
after legal matters.
tran? . u i
tween trains imday.
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Mr. and Mrs. William Omar
Oullook were in the county capital
Wednesday on business.
E. ?.. Hurst of Whitetail made
SSÄ? ÄS # " legal
Ephviam Fawcett of the Outlook
on the streets
community, was seen
of Plentywood Wednesday.
Come in and see the beautiful line
of r,e\v (1res -es in Crepe, Satin and
Woolens at Johnson's Store. adv.
George Wright returned from the
w ten part of the state Monday aft
er being away for several days.
A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs.
Andrew Nelson Friday evening, Oc
tober 12th, at the local hospital.
Mr. and Mrs" Ben Luebke and chil
dren were Monday visitors at
home Of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Moore.
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Have you got your tickets on the v
beautiiul furniture to be given a\\ ay
at Degree of Hojior dance Oct. 20 .
John gather, a farmer living
miles south, of Westby, was a busi
ness guest of this city last Wednes
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John Anderson from the Coalridge
country was a business visitor in here
Friday. While here he took in the
Harry Brightsman of the Dooley
community was a visitor in Plenty
wood Saturday to Monday on busi
Walter Bye, Independent candidate
for Clerk of Court was in Plentywood
Tuesday looking over his political
Han McKay of Redstone was in
town Saturday night to hear the dem
ocratic candidates speak at the F-L
J. 0. Brensdal of McNulty precinct
was in Plentywood Monday. He was
looking up a bull for his fine herd of
milk cows.
Pete Luptnes of McElroy w r as in
the county seat several days the past
w eek. He returned to his home with
a new car.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nickerson and
family of the Raymond precinct were
among those who attended the county
f air Friday.
Kay Whitish and family were Plen
>wood callers from their farm 14
^ des southwest of town Tuesday and
Jacob Lee passed through Plenty
w°p Monday from his farm south of
- cLiroy enrout to Raymond to look
0Ver som ecattle.
® or ? to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gray
dm », ^ nA ®l°Pe, a boy, at the Sheri
iiuy Vv 11101 'al hospital Tuesday even
ln P- October 16th.
T* r\ • -00—
cJ m Qrtpjey and Sam Clark of
Tii(-n ' Vn ' vere in the county seat
a Ki,;n y kavin £ a lease made out for
"Wilding in Comertown.
wan n c er rharmacy
has installed
ases, the work having been
the first of the week,
comendable improvement.
It is a
e d in °f Homestead arriv
iere.! fu Aywo °d Monday and
beïn J? .° Cîd hospital. She has
•feting with tonsil trouble.
Bill H;
miM ^ and Charles Ross of Out
lie Jüi. trough town the first of
re n, ° n tke * r way to Great Falls
1 °v were called as witnesses.
ago * ' E'ving, who left several days
8 p tie< the World's Baseball
friend* 'L o: Slt i ng . Ws Parents and
^t. Louis after the games.
»«L, Bt, 5 t « Tor8ten * on resigned her
Honda«. a ',, tbe local telephone office
h miftVU l r sen 'ices will be great
sho U " hy the local subscribers
erator 3n exce Ptionally efficient op
Glycerine and Alcohol for the Ra
diator. Tire Shop. ady
Peder Biuvold was a business call
er m Plentywood Monday.
^ D °. n V 0rget . th ? su PP er served by
Lutheran Ladies Nov. 24th.
Smile at Miles—kelly Tires. Radio
Supplies, lire Shop.
Limer Bodin of Westby motored to
Plentywood Wednesday on legal mat
J» Antelope Lutheran Ladies' Aid
J"* 1 h » w * belr Annual Sale and Sup.
P e * tbe Church Saturday, Oc
tober 27th. Tverybody welcome.
Ole Hjelm and family living south
of McElroy were visitors in Plenty
wood Lriaay, taking in the fair. Ole
purchased a used truck before leav
mg town.
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Frank Heppner of the Dooley
munity underwent an operation for
acute appendicitis Sunday evening.
He is getting along nicely at the
p resen L time.
John Wilson, the colored vocalist
of Reserve, was in Plentywood Sun
day and wnile here entertained a few
of the inhabitants with some of his
favorite airs.
John Smith of Flaxton, N. D.
to Plentywood by truck the first of
the week to get one of the Massey
Hanis disc plows from the local deal
er, Louis Smith.
Dewey Wigmor eof Redstone vicin
i ity was in the county seat for several
I days the past week returning Wed
nesday. He was looking after some
j farm machinery.
Butler Sherdahl of Wolf Point who
; spent several days of last week in
■ this city returned to his home Sat
I urday. He was-here looking after
1 farming interests.
Albert Hovlajid, who has been in |
the Sheridan Memorial hospital for
the past few days with an attack of
fj u ^ now ^ Qu j. aga j n
w fth the aid of crutches.
Last Friday a light snow inter
spersed with showers of rain disturb
et j ^] ie otherwise tranquil weather.
The resulting mud made the roads a
a little sli PP er Y ^ a_ da y or two.
: F4.ST Black PortMio containing' Su-
perMade Cook Wear literature, be
tween Tourist park and business
Finder please return to
this office and receive rewai'd. W.
F. Gardner.
, . .
I Charles Morey and family motored
to Plentywood from the farm 18
miles southwest luesday. Charley
is spoiting an enclosed car nowadays
having traded his old one in on the
new car last week.
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Goldie Baker, who was burned in
£j ie Saturday evening, is now
sitting up. Her brother Cisco, who
als ® * as bushed about the. hands and
the iee ''. 15 » ut ol the . hos P lta and
makm S hls *ay_a£und on crutches.
Mr. and Mrs. John Stoner were
j s jt ors f rom their home in the Out
country the first of the week,
]yj r> am j Stoner intend to spend
the winter in Iowa after holding a
sale of their farming equipment.
Mountjoy, democratic
candidate for Secretary of State, and
William J. Keeley, democratic candi
date for Railroad and Warehouse
Commissioner, were in Plentywood
Saturday looking after political af
BER—shops, theatres, cafes, golf
courses, parks, airplane rides, and
other attractions at their best. Stop
at HOTEL JEWELI^-17 E 5th St.,
Rates as low
opposite court house,
as $1.25 per day.
Sid Erickson and children came
down from Flaxville Monday to vis
it Mrs. Erickson, who is ill in the
local hospital. A baby was bom to
Mr. and Mrs. Erickson but did not
live. Mrs. Erickson is getting along
quite well at the time the Producers
News goes to press, though she was
a very sick lady for a time.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Norton of the
Medicine Lake country brought some
of their prize Buff Orpington chick
ens to the cof.nty fair last week.
Some of these were winners at the
state fair this year, one cock being an
individual as well as a sweepstakes
winner. Mrs. Norton informs us that
she would have liked to bring all of
her state fair prize winners but could
not on account of lack of room.
Henry Peterson, well known farm
of Redstone, has just returned
He was accompanied back
from a business trip to the
by his son Julian Peterson of Monte
video, who come up to make the
While in Plentywood
county a visit,
the other day they made the Produc
ers News a very pleasant call. Mr.
Peterson reports that while there is
a lot of Smith sentiment in Minneso
ta, yet Hoover will carry that state
by a substantial majority.
Nels Almberg of Archer,
broke his left leg several weeks ago
Plentywood visitor Wednesday
He reports
was a
morning on crutches,
suffering considerable pain the first
two weeks but has gained 20 pounds
during his convalescene. He also
said that he was glad to be able to
be around again and that he thoug
the Independent ticket was a good
intended to vote rt
one and he
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• fvi ^Pt ready for the
Now is the time to get Wed .
Big Halloween Garni Farmer -La
nesday, October 31st. at farmer
bor Temple.
Keeping the Issues Clear
»Ct-nclüUed from pave One)
*h_ e time and plaog.
about Charles Lundeen? I
candidates will vote for him.
branded him
And what do you know or what can
you say
It s our bet that most of the Republican
- j What has Art Wankel done that has .
ed anvwh.ro "u . * Pariab? Just <'•' " Mr. Polk. I s i| re ,-ord
turnitudp? W 4 h a fe he . W3S klcked out of the Masonic lodge for moral
Hi/tat f* Ai n wkat about Walter Bye^ the farmers'
Îs no e t h" Cle :, k ,° f C ° Urt? In -»«t way is he a bad man?
ever bite a a [ m ° S î 35 sood " hi s worthy opponent? Did he
if Mr Kv *L a that l lfte<1 him from the S utter? Tell U s Mr. Polk
the fàimpr /'""t VitiOUS man b * reason of being nominated by
for IZInrf . .h ^ " bad aba "' **•
not oii'ilifier) r 8 here any ISSUe 35 far ,as he " concer «ed? Is he
or selling Kn, ° r C ° Unty f S8e88 «r, and is he toting concealed weapons
Has h taki,n « money out of teachers' pension funds?
nas ne, Mr. Collins,
a.iAJ broken his leg after
a 4 n n H d r Ju n about Shirtliff,
and Ed Hill, candidate for
ever gotten drunk and fallen down the steps
chicken stew" while sheriff.
Laving a

candidate for public administrator.
Are all of these men ba<d men, according to the Herald who i
going to keep the issues clear?
Mere we engaged in some business that could be con
ducted only by corrupting officials, we would support the
ticket spin sored by the Producers News. Every man. when
casting his vote, gives more or less consideration to his own
economic interest." wails the Herald.
Well do Polk. Collins and L. S. Olson know this,
further from Mr. Polk's Herald:
"Were w>? engaged in running a honkey-tonk, gambling
den or 'other illegitimate business we would support the Pro
ducers News and its candidates.
Mr. Polk, and Mr. Collins, anti Joe Dolin, are net interested in
running "honky-tonks"—they are only interested in patronizing
them, or making a "honky-tonk", whatever that is, out of the school
room—if they were only interested in running one they would sup
port the Producers News or the Producers News ticket.
We don't know much about "honky-tonks," bat w p o. guess that
Mr. Polk does from what we- can learn of him—rind Joe Dolin is said
to know where everyone in this end of the state is locate*.!. We
doubt if a candidate on the Independent ticket knows mut'h about
Honky-Tonks" nor the candidates of the republican ticket either for
that matter—not one-tenth as much as Mr. Po'k does.
The editor of the Producers News neither patronizes "honky
tonks" nor visits them. There may be such a thing in the.county—
if there is Mr. Polk arid his outfit no doubt know all about it—and if
there is, it mo doubt is nearly as respectable as some of the activities
that Mr. Polk has been engaged in from what wc can !c »n.
"Were we toting a gun inside our shirt or in our hip
pockets we would support that newspaper and candidates—
we d>o not blame that element for supporting the candidates
sponsored by Editor Taylor and the Producers News. It
coddled them and protected them and gave them every aid
and comfort and is entitled to their support. AnH they will
respond on election day and cast their votes solidly for these
An',1 quoting
The above is also from the Herald. This is a sample of the har
angue in that paper untler the title of "Keep the issue clear." Now
Mr. Polk says, "It coddled and protected them and gave" them every
aid and comfort." We do wish Mr. Polk would be mare specific if
he does not consiUer it too personal,.
We have lived in Plentywood ten years. We never carried a
gun ourself in shirts or i.i pants. None of our frientls carry guns.
We don't know who carries guns—Mr. Polk and Mr. Collins, ho doubt,
knows all tof these men if there are any such men about. Mr. Polk
ought to name the time, place, person, gun toter that the Producers
News coddles. We don't believe statements of this sort are very
convincing to any one, even though made in the Plentywood Herald
by a character like Mr. Polk.
It may be that there are men carrying concealed weapons about
Plentywood. If there are, there are plenty of police on the city pay
roll to take care of them, and if there is a law aigainst such things,
it is available to these officers.
We believe that all of the storm of the Herald about concealed
weapons is the product of the prolific imagination of the editors of
the Herald—no citizen has ever complained to the editor of the Pro
ducers News about anybody carrying weapons, avid we don't believe v
anybody on the streets of Plentywood is going about armed to the
It is time for change. It is long time for that
change but during the past few years the people have ha'J
no means of securing any publicity on the necessity of that
change. Its only avenue of news was clogged with a smoke
screen of filth and a tirade of abuse in the columns of the
Producers News."
Wow, what a slap at the Medicine Lake Wave, the Redstone Res
view, and Editor Nelson, for the Herald has been published ever
since the Producers News was founded. Now things are going to be
different, there is going to be some real publicity, some powerful
arguments, right hot from the pen of Harry Polk and L. S. Olsen— **
Harry fresh fro mhis exploits Aver at Bowbells is now prepared for
any and all, and Harry will keep the issue clear.
This paper goes on to say:
WT have seen the most vicious propaganda imaginable
spread against the local business men and farmers who dif
fer with the gang controlling the county administration. We
have seen attempts at highpacking and blackmailing of men
who try to conUuct a legitimate business, all because they
could not see fit to support such policies.
Again the Herald tells what they have seen generally but it does
not name one person, one time or one place. Now there is no issue
involved in all of this stuff.
The Herald continues further; -
Then to consiMer your pocketbook, we have, since the
organized gang got full control, had the most expensive
county government in the state—the most extravagant, the
most inefficient and the most corrupt.
This statement we absolutely challenge—we ask the Herald edi
tor and any of his associates to go to the platform an|d prove the
above, or one word of it.
Nobody knows better than the editor of the Herald that the farm
ers administration of Sheridan County has not had control of th«
board of county commissioners for the past two years, and that that
administration only hold what might be called a control of that board
for less than two years—from 1924 until 1926—and even before that
time Mr. Iverson left the farmers' organization and moved over to
Mr. French. Mr. Polk doesn't know much about officers in Sheridan
County yet—he has not been here very long, but if he knows any
thing he knows that Sheridan is the best administered county in the,
state, bar none. In the above statement, again the Herald makes
general statement but does not name a specific instance of non-effi
ciency, or extravagance. Again we ask, wouIU it not be better to
state specific things and instances?
And, finally, the Herald says;
Since the people rescued a few of the offices from the
gang there has been some improvement. Our commissioners
are doing everything possible to get the county back on its
feet. When the county board began to make it harder for
the gang, the county treasurer was robbed by another Toute,
but just as honorably as it was being robbed by the gang
from the inside.
This parting shot says nothing. The county commissioners have
tried to reHeem the county, so the Herald says, but it does not say
how. It does not mention a specific thing the commissioners have
done or what designs of the former administration they have defeat
ed. It only speaks generally and what is said is meant for the minds
of tools. And at the en'd of the paragraph it makes remarks about
the-^unty robbery, saying that the hold up of the treasury was more
honorable than the robbery that had been going on before.
Yes let the Plentywood Herald keep the issues clear, whatever
thev are. It seems that the issues are that the farmers candidates
should be defeated because Mr. Polk and his fnen s think, It is
timC Of course, we expect the Herald will discharge double.barrels of
iust such stuff each week until election is over, hut agam we say,
think a better man than Mr. Polk should handle the shot gun.
ordered it returned
farl West, proprietor of the West, farmers
business trip to Opheim j Opheim, whf s "P™ a J a ™"?'>o"
was found to be caked, and had
be picked out. This grain was
with a combine, and sufficient
not allowed for the grain to
Cafe, made a
the fore part of this week,
ports to the representative of the
Producers News that. many of the
farmers in that district were hard
hit as a result of the hard, early
frost last August. The wheat being
damaged the elevators would not buy
it so thev undertook to ship it them
When the wheat arrived in
He re
perly dry.
Elmer Stambaugh has just received
18 head of registered Scotch
hom cattle from T. W. Greer
shares. Mr. Greer s short horns
widely known for their finè breeding
and Elmer feels mighty proud to
fortunate in having this kind of
tle to handle.
Minneapolis they could not get a bid
Qn it from the w heat buyers. The
commission men wired back for in
structions as t o disposition. The
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Walter J. Bye is a very successful
faimer of the Dooley country. He is |
the candidate on the Independent
ticket for Clerk of Court, which has
the endorsement of the Progressive
Farmers' forces in Sheridan county.
Mr. Bye came to Sheridan county
and squatted on his homestead north- !
east of Dooley, next to the Canadian 1
boundary in 19C9, and in 1910 moved
his family here from Conway, N. D.
and has resided here continuously
Despite the fact that Mr. Bye had
no farming experience before filing
on his homestead he has made his
farming venture a success.
His success is due to his natural en
ergy and industry and more than or- B
dinary ability and the splendid asisst- H
ance of his family, and the every day n
co-operation of his neighbors due to H
the good feelings they all entertained p
for Walter Bye. *|
Mr. Bye has a family of six chil- |
dren, three boys and three girls. He r
is an old timer in theis county and I
has a large acquaintance and is well I
and favorably known. Hr was deputy ;l
j assessor under Oie Aspelund two P
1 years before the "honor system" was jtf
put into vogue.
Mr. Bye is well qualified tovfill the R
office of Clerk of Cmr.t. He has not |
aspired for any public office previ- ' g
ously but has always unselifshly giv- ;
en his services to the farmers' organ- ;
izations. His friends are working
hard for him.
Mr. and Mrs. Black and family y
moved to Plentywood last week. The y
children will attend school there.
Mr. and Mrs. Haptonstall left Mon
day for Victoria, Ill., where they plan
to make their home.
Carl Fink is busy hauling lumber
to build a new barn.
Mr. and Mrs. Umback and Hazel
left Friday for Miles City where the :
latter will attend school. Mr. and
Mrs. Umback returned Tuesday,
Joe McGowan's team ran away on
Wednesday, the horses going quite a
distance but not much damage was
Julius Rheims and Lloyd Umback
left the first of the week for South
Bills have been posted here for the •
big Free Dance Friday night. A big
crowd is expected and there is sure
to be a good time.
The Vinning threshing rig finished
work for this fall. Mr. Vinning ex-i 1
pects to leave soon for Fairview, this
state. j
Friday evening a surprise party j
was given in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Black. A large number of friends
were present and enjoyed the even- j
ing- by dancing until 12 o'clock. A
delicious lunch was served. Since the ,
Black family moved the hotel has ;
changed hands and Mrs. Brown of,
Whimerland, N. D., and Ed. Schultz !
from Minneapolis are now looking,
after the hotel.
Hardware Groceries
Electric Supplies
Heating Plumbing
Our Prices Are Right!
One- Week Only
Special Sale includes the
All Enamel Majestic Range,
last word in range construc
Also liberal premium offers.
Eight hundred successful waves to our credit. Be
ware of cut prices—they mean inexperienced oper
ators and—result—Burned Scalps. The following
methods are used here:
DeLuxe Beauty Shoppe
Phone A4
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George Bolster
Sheridan County
George Bolster settled
cn land, now Plentywood,
in I960.
Petioned the Surveyor
General and got two first
townships surveyed in
1906, in what is now
Sheridan County.
He was appointed post
master at Plentywood,
May 5th, 1905, which of
fice he held until January
lie started small store
Plenytwood the same
year. Also ran a stop
ping place where he fed
the traveling public for
35 cents a meal, team to
stable and hay over nite
50 cents.
He run the Great Nor
thern experiment farm
for two years.
It was largely because
of his influence
Louis Hill that the Great I
Northern branch was I
built when it was. |
He was out all winter I
1910-11 registering I
voters for the county di- J
vision elections at his own .
Gave the first County
Commissioners rooms free j
of charge.
Signed, circulated peti
tions, and took it to Glas- ^
School District, got same established ^
_r. or School Board, which office he held
o kei with D.m McKay to get the county cut off
- ; y which is now thegi eatestgrain raising county in
t two-story building on the new townsite
, *
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a a Ci-u.ty Pioneer
gow in per* on fo. 1 lentywood
anti was ap:
for 14 ye?, s. fie vv
fiom Valley ecu
the state Ils ba.it
of Plentywood.
Mr. Bolster was sent along with Sen. Fishbeck to Helena to try
to block the cutting off cf Roosevelt cclinty in 1919. He has always
woiked to advance the interests cf the fanners and business men of
Sheridun remit;. He v
ing which time the streets were lighted, the water system put in and
the sewer chg. which, things put Plentywood on the map as a city.
Took pa. 1 in organization of the Sheridan County Memorial Hos
pital and served as chairman of the board of directors of that insti
tution for two yrurs. Served for 11 years as justice of the peace in
the Plentywood judicial district.
ted chah nv
the fi
>o: of Plentywood for two terms dur
Mr. Bol te V s many f iends among the pioneers of Sheridan
county. He pu'dis' e: here v/hat one of these men has to say in re
gard to his candidacy £cr ccunty assessor: *
To the Voters .of Sheridan County:
I wish to say I have personally known Mr. G. E. Bolster
for the past 20 years and I think th evoters of this county
should consider his ability and honesty as well as reputation
when they go to the po'.h to vote next November, regardless
of any party or creed.
Wm. C. WÄCHTER, Medicine Lake, Mont.
Mr. Bolster believes that he is well qualified for the office which
seeks and deserves your support at the polls.
(Pol. Adv, paid for By Geo.ge B olster.)
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