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farm Leaders Predict Continued
Prosperity Despite Low Prices
u ni Not Seriously
W heat V verband
Bash**, *
:ho*s
r. ni , r aeciine in
5» H i?C n- wïeat and other
--e qactec vâ * ue ;_ agricultural lead
Z-.'Tj tris apfJig» regions
ink« ana
ülcoîS^ft busi
n at a high level for
r .. v montns ana look
" rcaiir uance of prosper
T .un-ey just com-1
.7. , C Wlhï-Overland Com
oetea tor • Willys- Knight
•HS^utomobües. '
- c ^ÏÏ^dence in the immediate
"|L - a nn e r from Kansas,
V-ya-ia, north into
l-akou., is
on three factors
ï?Æ.-efc'k alien of crops; larg
:-r 0m -ccord production ol
k Ê S dairy products ana
■HI" ana the fact that a large
and other cereal
porton oa — ^ ban ds of specula
isppoes wiilys-Overland
-7ê *-'* < î* c lT'
-arrev sno»
A-".ag'-
r ltHlv low
u Prospect is for relatively low
■fia nncéa oû this yeatis crop but
^fâhoukfhave no serious effect on
(baying power except in„ one
^^areaâ of wheat country, he
Us. 'Cheap and abundant com will
ed a blessing if livestock prices stay
anvwhere near present levels and
[prospect is they will There is some
-provement in market for farm
lands and general agricultural situa
ce of wheat ought to be
koo^mii vear. Business propecls
id good for six months at least."
f Kansas ar.d Missouri, the out
look is much oetter than apparent to
uniformed observers, leaders in
•jese s-xtes declare. The statistical
bead of a large chain of important
•arm oaptrs with headquarters in
£SJ Citv wired the Willys-Over
bTd Company that:
-Farm implement men are running
25% ahead of last year and are pre
dieting that s 12-5.000.000 worth of
Km machinerv will be sold through
te this year.' Thafs a new record,
urge wheat combine company here
s breaking all records. Largest paint
for first

gart
Hi:
J
•ess *—
ted, are
carry
i'- v
- rJ rard -s a
Ihi
0-
ire ol
io?
ankers and newspaper
c onced ed that the slump
w adversely affect buying
^.sections, they declare
~ nol t hg baaing factor it has
tTe'pa-t aue to more diver
«fi farm-" A leading economist
>karo!"who bas be en studying
■ ,-imatiôr. points out for example,
S'.^neeulative interests hold 200,
bushels of old wheat and
about -0,000,000 bush
■ a *" '
irestigâ
m «heat
power
■xa>
:r-:.
farm
tion cut;
Tar.of ac tu ring company
tine in history is running on over
Muscle Shoals Bill of Senator
Norris Reported For Passage
Washington — (FP) — Acting
promptly upon the knowledge tha t the
C.S. Supreme Court had upheld the
pocket veto bv which the Norris Mua
« Shoals hill enacted at the last se^
;.on of Congress was nullified, the
;cLatc committee on agriculture has
favorably reported that measure for
re-passage. In one of the most effec
tive reports made by a congressional
committee in years, Norris recites the
üitory of the struggle winch the
Amencan people have waged against
'ie extortions of the power tntsL ard
«plams his project for using the
Mnscle Shoals plant as an example of
the nation can do in furnishing
abundant and cheap electricity to its
people.
Noms says that the question in
reived in this bill is not whether the
government shall embark upon own-|
vrship and operation of a power
plant: it already owns and operates
this plant. The issue, he concludes, is
of protecting and developing the
people's property, under fair compe
tition with private enerprise It in
Nves also the federal government's
duty to improve navigation of the
Tennessee River, and the control of
'^Serous flood 'water«
"If in u a
iucidentaiu- ° Ut these ste ps we
the ? dUCe n !°, re P?^' er to^
"it o^ht TL* can , utll ; ze ' he say f»
ulatiOT * Tf • a '• ea tor congrat
Per mvprn'J? t carrylng . on these pr °'
dffitallv 1 -Vi-1 iUI u Ctl j n5 ' m< ?'
lo® n , wie burdens of the
«ssenthl * aie ? Pen • e necessar y , and
Tents lr ! manu factunng,
■a rei ° rp r * +w to
brçî • v is moved en
tVVr°V <e f i'toancial interests
brirV t +L° mbinations of wealtb can
mit-V? theirLSelves if they are per
floJr 10 ca P l talize the power of our
stream ?-''
of?vî r the term s of this bill, a board
the rector? be named bv
ShoaK r eTlt to ton the "Muscle
Star- ^potation of the United
i m _. N wh 'ch would continue exper
chf.n\ a: the existing plants for
arc L p ^ Uct 'on of farm fertilizer
marw¥ ^ ,iire rie<l bv Congress
the J V* su r pi us power produced
at a further blant
b«na tt trU i C j ted at Cov ^ Creek \la
receive int * its state
cçç(j^ ^ ^nt of the nro-1
the sale °T power at one
Vît ? at State ' wb ik Teîœessee
Ir .v l0 '
e**5X'S£" r - P-femuee
Ä'r oiher U oS St,teS
ä"'#
l! ^ 15 TC'saml
-.■se
rejoice rather than dœpair.
__ .Pa-^saire of proper legisla
Pem nf\f inp i the £° vern ment's pro
thfiv k.. Sb ? als |s moved en
financial interests
of wealth can
are per
power of our
AM \et. the opposition which has
^ted^he We! ^ ld and wb i cb bas P r€ *
to
I
time basis every day with earnings
50% over last year. Kansas farmers
have erected 10 million bushels of
wheat storage capacity on farms
^ce last year's crop, placing them in
best market position in history.
"Bumper crop is assured but huge
-urplus can be handled by increased
wealth of both farmers and souS
west as a whole. Retail trade is in
sured by bad weather this spring.
Big crops in Ozarks—fruit and veg-;
etable country. The oü industry is
improving rapidly and will be a big
factor in prosperity."
An important observer in Iowa de-j
^ ***** by
the wh^t situation as less than one
per cent of total farm income comes
from this source while 86% is deriv
«d from the Uvestock in*»«,."
-Hogs are selling at flftM to »U.
a» or «1.05 higher than a year ago
with outlook exceüent," he wired
"Cattle is selling from $13 to $14.50
or about To cents higher than a year
ago. Latest bank abstract shows an;
increase of over five million dollars in
bank deposits between December 31
last and March 27 in Des Moines
midwest tates "
midwest tate^
A banker in Sioux City, la., wxrec
Wiilys-Overland that the "general sib
uation^ very favorable." He added;
This territory is strictly in the corn
belt and prospects were never bright
er although it ns too early-to prophe
sy com crop. There is a big increase
m ^g activity, commercial and
residential.
Another banker in Fargo, North
Dakota takes a more conservative
slant. He wired: "Busmess pros
pects next four months in view of
present wheat situation only fair
Wül be no satisfactory bosmeng wt til
next crop is harvested and satisfac
tory price assured."
The president of one of the largest
banking enterprises in Chicago, which
has extensive dealings with import
ant interests in the wheat and grain
belts wired: "Low prices on wheat
will undoubtedly affect purchasing
power of certain sections but on the
ither hand prices of livestock are
high and other farm products are not|
seriously low. Otherwise, business
conditions generally are excellent
with good prospects unless disturbed
alone."
Capper's Fanner believes that the
'wheat market has already discount
ed beyond present factors and ex
pect smaller crop and better prices
than indicated first of May," and
adds:
"Producton costs are probably the
lowest in history. Wet backward sea
son indicates high prices of com and
other spring planted crops. Livestock
dairy and poultry outlook very good.
Expect continued good business in
by security market conditions."
plan will be applied, when the Cove
Creek dam is completed, to that pow
« source. Private bidders for whole
P°* er T 1 . 11 be Ç VCT eontractsonly
wh " 311 PeWic omts are satisfied
One point in the report is consider
ed by public ownership advocates to
be significant: "It is the duty of the
President, in selecting the members of
the Board of Directors, to appoint
men who have a belief in the feasi
, ... , . , ...... ,
biUty and wisdom of the joint reso u
tl0n - whlch 1 3 the Noms plan of pub
bc competition with the private power
trust - ms Precaution was suggested
b >' tbe known hostility of Presidents ;
Coo lid ge and Hoover to pu ic owner
"UP
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Government Stores Annoy
Men
ranama ou&iucaa
Washington—(FP) — Because the
United States government is selling
goods too cheaply at its commissary
stores in the Canal Zone, and Amei
* can employes are bootlegging then
buying-privilege to citizens of Pana
ma > tbe government of Panama is re
fusing to ratify a recent treaty which
j is much desired by the Washington
government. Now Col. Harry Bur
gess governor of the Canal Zone, has
been called bo Washington to discuss
the trouble. . .
j n order t 0 keep the cost of living
for its Canal employes low, the Amer
ican government has always operated
itg own stores j n the Zone, and its
gï)od5 are free of the burden of tariff
dutv an d of local taxes. It has also
1 y z r
merchants have for
chases by Canal employes vo r«uou»
natives, which is an illicit but grow
ing traffic. Private profits are dis
appearing, while buyers are saving
monev.
Recently Foreign Minister Arose
mena declared that tbe pending
White-Alfaro treaty, giving to the
United States the privilege of flying
commercial and military airplanes ov
er the republic, would never be rati
fied until the United States withdrew
from retail trade in the Canal Zone,
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\1/I4V ffl OPFRATIVE
WHY » nr nriTTP
BRANDS ARE BETTER
AND LESS COSTLY
_
o w rFPl_Explaining
V J. hy c °' opera ^ ^ätionslly advertis-1
Kl" dS . to cÄÄä
e kel Ronn of the Go-operam e i-e
"fÄt Place he says tre
'
Fi? ErfeK
ot demanding
enüy S Äf« S
| gQl j supplies to sh i ps using the Can
Panama merchants have for
_protested this trade with pass
i ng ships. Now they complain also
0 f the sale of coupons for store pur
chases by Canal employes to Panama
a i
years
not the same temptation to adulterate
once the public has got the buying
habit It also means, Ronn adds, that
with the co-operative wholesale con
trolling the formula and the label
competition bids can be obtained from
rival manufacturers for making the
goods. A standard co-op brand also
means savings in inventory, lower in
terest and insurance i
Ü °p < îf ad ete -
a ta J? e ^ win 8' compar
atlv *P nces m the Wisconsin-Michi
gan ' >lm f e ^> ta territory served by his
wholesale that shows the sav
st£dl°r /h?™ fr ° m Using the
«re 1 br f^ d ' kllow 7 1 35 Co-operat
• T 5* ?' ery instance careful
^ md ?!" dent tests shown the
£2***®**
bran d« h the
Rolled oats ca5€ l ^
^ eat cereal, ^L«e 2 W
Pork & Be ' TT* 7^
SIi ^ Pûffff'ûT v 1-95
I*?**^**' N °é„
Soup doM
Macaroni, per case 18«
Medium motor ^
' 47
| ^ pints dox 2 ^ 5
~
To establish co-op brands it is ne-
cessary for retail stores to unite into
a common wholesale.
CUDMCDC I APT
T A K llir KS IllNr
1 full'llilij LUuL
A||X IM A I V I C
UUl IN DIXIE
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^
New Orleans, La.—(FP)—That the
farm plays second fiddle to the fac
tory in the southern states is brought
out m the figures published m the
Blue Book of Southern Progress, an
annual isued by the Manufacturers
Record. Numerically the farmers
greatly outnumber the factory em
ployes. but their output sells for much
j le&s.
Though there are but 1,619,798 fac
tory workers in the south, and twice
as many farmers—2,281,634—the fac
tory products of 1927 sold at $10,371,
793,000 as compared to only $5 672
121,000 realized from the farms. A
generation ago farm goods led. The
factory system was in knee pants
then. But year by year industry has
been polling ahead of agriculture.
From this it must not be concluded
that the southern factory workers are
so much better off than the farmers.
Only a small fraction of that $10,371,
793,000 goes to the workers in wages.
The rest goes for raw material, pow
er, other productive charges, taxes,
j interest and profits.
Nearly one fifth of the south's in
dustrial workers—290,145—are in the
î cotton mills. Cotton manufacturing
; still leads in Dixie. But the south
has also a wide variety of industries,
such as rayon, tobacco, chemicals,
steel, aluminum, clay products, meat
packing, shoes, paper, flour, fertiliz
costs, elimina
as good or
competing capitalist
The average saving to the
co-operators was over 12% with
cases going over 30%. Among the
items are :
some
Co-operators Nationally
Best Advertised
$2.55
3.90
2.30
2.80
.95
1.15
1.90
.69
2.40
Ronn looks
j still farther to the point where strong
wholesales "again will centralize
among themselves and finally go into
manufacturing."
' -The pan>ose of the co-operative
movement," he concludes, "is to get a
more equitable and economical distri
bution of the necessaries of life and
?are ,-' ™ achievings that aim we
shouldn't allow advertising experts
W!tb tb eir ballyhoo methods to fool
ML
ers, furniture, glass, naval stores,
lumber. Southern forests supply
ly half of the timber produced in
America.
near
L RODMAN GAINS
PARDON WITHOUT
SERVING SENTENCE
Former Milhston Banker Mins Five
y ear fight for Clearance of Prison
Sentence.
Bism arck, N. D.— L. J. ■
former Williston banker, has been
granted a ful1 P ardon b F the sta te
pardon board. He was convicted in
| 1924 of receiving deposits in an in
j solvent bank but was never brought
j to the penitentiary.
, Although the action of the pardon
board was unusual, in that full par
dons rarely are issued to men convict
ed of felonies and because of the fur
ther fact that Rodman never served
^y c f the four to 10-year term to
which he was sentenced by Judge
John C. Lowe in district court, mem
bers of the pardon board said they
felt there had been a miscarriage of
Justice in the Rodman case.
Petitions that Rodman be granted
a full pardon were presented to the
pa rdon board by a group of 25 Wil
liston business men, by city commis
sioners, the county commissioners, the
county prosecutor and the members of
the jury by which Rodman was con
victed.
No formal document was presented
on behalf of Judge Lowe but he was
represented to the board as favoring
a pardon.
Rodman was one of 19 Bankers of
Wüliams county who werelfidicted by
a Williams county grand jury follow
ing a succession of bank closings and
the only one of the 19 who wa> biot
to trial. Charges against the others
were not pressed.
Following his convicion Rodmia
began a long right to upset the judg
meui or to obtair a n a trial. His
npneal to "** ® ^ a s
fought am. the record involved was
°" e of .^ he , on ^î St e '? r P resen ted to
u bat tnbu " a1 ' - ïore tban a year ago,
however the supreme court denied
the apphcation tr a neu trial and
affirmed the judgment of con viction,
i ivcu a 14 11 \ tnit^o
HYSHAM M AN D IES
___
canette taS SllSmhÎT*
causea wie a » o: 1» erieMiUert 42,
day mommg.* Mr Miller*was Uken
ta* «rf SÄ.'*'
.potted
S JLSTVffiS
is} Softer. * " d
This Week
i
1
,
I
Those who do not approve of the
&0tch will detoar^ere ttheR wm
take a chance on the Done bumps:
wh?,l "to* d£T r-t h,»S.
Burns and who can at the "aff-gaen, -
name the poem from which the« l ines
are takpn
. , . r 1 ..,,
See approach ds power
—Chams and sIa f .
T he small man unaulatmg legs m the
far corner is right, it is quotation
national ^ong^ Scots
" Mae 1 Wallace Bled. It is
a fine stirring piece and when sung
hur^ n«°TvL ^/fnOTip^a- & -» •
if. n*rn Ik uujLn* 11 ^I
1 * „ ' ^ wei*
Sr ît tï 0 l?- or K
have accented the invitTin nearlv^lv
. r^f ar - 6 '
b3 was no figure of sneerh
Colonial Father who^fS/ irSï
Georve You think those
thines are not nein? done anv r3
no «laxo^f y ^ '
'SSSSSSTi
ia davety- and sl^ary.
ic slavery binds the farmer^ reap
and sow that another mav profit. It
fixes the price he shall'receive for
his labor and the price he shall pay
for his necessities. If he dares to
rebel at that limitation on his per
sonal liberty the mortgage noose is
drawn a little tighter to remind him
that he must not be too ob^treoerou*
if *„ j - Jv , *
reiïîiîSrîÈhS îïu L
undersirable Wzen and the ^bank
strings him up with a foreclosure and 1
drivefhim out of the communié ^
drifts to the city and become« a
wa ge slave There the fear of lo«
^ his *^ weigfe upon Ws he^t
heavier than any chain that ever
manacled a Nergro serf in the south
and anx ietv as to what will become
0 f him in hi« old aee i« an ever
laigthening cha n ^ draV ^hroueh '
Mf^sÄs seÄ^Ä
alone opens the dark portals of free
dor m
_
N . • f „
* ?° î ^ a 7 e 5 y t ° day 9* |
Ï ^
* f a ^ A5 ^ly
^ if AmeriXn knew the
,, , n
f? h th *t . ^bertv
2*
T7 P 71 ca1 ' rerna P s u 13 weli toey
Chains and Slavery
A Gory Bed
Kept Press No Mora
Bqotleg Banking
Chain Stores and Banks
Farmer Foresight
Oro» Ho ÎC «Vaa
One reason they do not is that the
source of their mformation is poUot
ed. The newspapers upon which they
aepend are slipping into chains.
iwerve years ago there was much
said about the 'kept press." By that
term it was meant that certain news
papers were maintained by certain in
terests as a roue kept a mistress. The
steel trust kept one, the lumber trust
another, the gram interests third and
the raüroads a rourth. But the ar
rangement was kept aark until the
new postal laws male the liason dif
ficu:t to conceal.
So a new arrangement was mace.
The interests bought the former mis
tress and owned her openly,
recent investigation of the Federal
Trade commission shows by the tes
timony that thirteen of the larger
daily newspapers of America were
owned by public utilities, out to buy
more. Other interests financed or
owned whole chains of newspapers.
The chain newspaper is not uncom
mon. There is one chain in South
Dakota; at least two in Wisconsin
and one was being arranged in Min
nesota when the Trade commission
caused a temporary timidity till the
storm would blow over. The same
interests that corrupted the school
text books, bribed coUege professors,
gave money to officials of women's
clubs went out to buy newspapers
wholesale with what? With the
money they had extorted from the
American people for light and power
and heat!
The
The newspapers being pretty well
organized^the next step was the
banks. There are 5,000 fewer banks
in the United States than there were
six years ago, but the survivors have
21 billion dollars more resources. The
first three months of this year saw
more than 100 bank mergers. This
ludes the big ones in St. Paul and
Minneapolis but does not include the
branch banks bought at Fargo, Val
ley City and Jamestown and at Aber
deen, S. D. Most of the closed banks
are the small ones in villages of less
than 1000 people. They were cleared
out first. But to speak of branch
banks is wrong. They are really boot
legged banks. Federal law forbids
branch banking except in states where
state banks are permitted branches,
Minnesota annd North Dakota forbid
branch banking. So the law
evaded by organizing a stock com
pany that controlled the purchased
banks, leaving them the empty shell
of a directorate to fool the law.
An impartial financial authority in
New York wmes: "Heretofore the
competition for banking business has
been keen. There has been no mono
poly of capital. When business was
declined by one institution there were
others that sought investments. The
merging of banks can have but one
final result: Concentration of cerdit
and of immense power over business
in hands of relatively few men at the
head of banking."
^ et the old gang in the Northwest
state bank at Bismarck and wanted
S Tte
merchant may yet have to resort to
î f pr t gram - «>« small
ss 'z,
^ Ä.
^
was
and cast his lot with the interests
that are now ruining his business and
hi-Tbank What nonsense was Rob
ert Bums talking when he spoke of
^^;%7-^tr%t
mg out his store because of chain
store competition or the small town
bank closed because of big bank op
position knows their cruel reality.
MORE GRAIN, STOCK
W UX LEAVE STATE
_
Billings. -There will .be a larger
T™ " 1 gtam "Î kv<=i , U,ck £ " 1 m
ilontana ttus year than last, me
northwest regional advisory board
was told by speakers Tuesday.
The trenu 01 the grain movement, 1
in the opinion of A. R. Stafford, will,
however, be somewhat changea by
^ operation of tue farm storage 1
enacted by tne 1Ö2Ö assembly.
Aûe commissioner of agriculture, how
ever, was unable to say what would
be tne exact effect of the warehous
> k'^t explaining that it would ot
dependent on to wnat extent it is use«,
by Lûe farmers -
Curl ^ U Müûher . of Minneapolis
general chai rma n of the board ana an
o£fice r of the federal reserve bank,
added °P ulion to °f Mr. Staf
fora ' explaining that a smoother
movement had resulted from the op
eratlon °f similar acts in neighbor
;ng
ROOSEVELT FARMERS
UNION CONVENTTON
AT WOLF POINT
-_
Wolf Point.-A farmers' union con
ventkm for Roosevelt county will be
held at Wolf Point June 28. A board
of seven directors, president, vice
president and secretary-treasiïer for
Roosevelt county will be elected. -
Amomr the -oeakers will be A. W
« ■ « , ... T * • *
2^35' ^T of w the >"« "
manager of the Farmers Uiüon^ Ter
minai association both of Nt. Paul
10^ mT Stocke?' who
^charge of organization work in north
eastern Montana, announces that work
Ä fS^iTSS,
Roosevelt and Valiev counties bv the
end of June and the four county or
eanizaaorTconventirm^will hlin fn
Succession conclndinv with th^mle^
i^g^It GUsSiw 1tanks
into the union in the four counties
since May 1
The Farmers mû», nf
ty ho ld its
4nd creek June 20th
a^fciS?dLi« O
m .
«' of the 'Unfon Grim
st. Paul and othore n R
Ptoint ;« nreisdent nf th* \i?
Cone co^mdo?
* ° n '
THOMAS F D IICFCD
invnnAO r. I\UCfvLK _
JOINS M. N. A. STAFF,
irCFimiMr w,, *' c
SUCCEEDING MILLS
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Great Falls, Mont.—Thomas F.
Rucker, former editor of the Phillips
County News and who has had wide
experience in newspaper work, joined
the editorial department of the Mon
tana Newspaper association at Great
Falls Monday as assistant to W. W.
Cheely, president and manager of the
association, according to a press dis
patch. plan
Müls, who has been with the associa
tion for the last two or three years,
Mr. Müls has acquired an interest in
the Big Sandy Mountaineer, owned 1
by his father, C. C. Mills, and will
take over the operation of that paper,
Mr. Rucker came to Great Fails from
Philadelphia where he was employed
on a large daüy. He is accompanied
by Mrs. Rucker.
Rucker was formerly connected with
the United Publishers, the owners of
the Havre Daüy News.
The same resolution has been pass
ed and sent to the house at each ol
the last four sessions of congress
The first three times it was ignored
entirely by the lower branch and the
last time was defeated by a narrow
margin. Its chances of passing the
prsent house are considered slight.
P The object of the proposed amend
ment is to allow congressmen to start
j serving as soon as possible after their
election, b nder the present sysxem»
congressmen do not take office until
| ed unless the* president calls a special
"ffZ amendment were adopted.
: senators and representatives would
«S JSST"* *" ^
Sessions of congress would start ou
ää ^ ss
îî!ÂlÂtot?
pÂSïïT* ^
JOHN CURRAN WEDS
GIRL OF FROID AT
CEREMONY IN HOME
Poplar. Miss Edythe Bahn was
married to John M. Curran at the
home of her parents at Froid. The
Rev. C. W. Orner of Poplar perform
ed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lester Bahn of Froid and
has been employed for the last two
e-ais in the o ffi ce of the county su
perintendent of school at Wolf Point.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Lucy A.
Curran of Poplar. He is deputy treas
urer at Wolf Point
After a wedding breakfast the
young couple left immediately for a
honej-moon trip by motor to the west
coast
SENATE PASSES
BILL OUSTING
SHORT SESSION
Washington, June 10.—The Norris
resolution, proposing a constitutional
amendment to eliminate "lame duck"
sessions of congress and change the
date of presidential inaugurations
from March 4 to Jan. 2, was passed
for the fifth time Friday by the sen
ate.
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horses over in North Dakota, which
will be shipped within a week or so
to Rockford, to be used for «-arm,™
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operating in the Ards
ej district, has mcreased its ship
ments t0 about bO tons per day.
Havre—A building will be erected
on ^' ourt l 1 Avenue to house four
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Hysham—Treasure County high
ways are being improved.
Havre-Additional equipment in
stalled at Super Service Texaco Sta
tion.
The Cadillac Hotel at Whitefish re
ceuüy changed hands.
Great Falls—Bids have been open
ed for Spencer Memorial unit of Dea
coness Hospital.
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, Mickey-School gymnasium will be
bu ^L Sdl ï ^tnrt No. 18.
ôh€rldan ~ Ma<ü f û btore ^stalled
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se £ h f Cath< > lic purged.
^<msstreets have been od^
000 are to be expended for installa
tion of sound equipment in Orpheum
Theatre. P
Telephone system to be installed at
Turner m the near future.
The Great Northern raüway plans
to lay a spur track m Great FaiIs -
" hitetail—Drilling operations re
"S? 1 by r ^ t€taÜ <>ü Syndicate.
11x6 J - C Penne >' Company wül;
% Tect a °} od€rn store building
Great Falk *
Harlowton—12 additional storage
are to ^ buüt at the local
plaDt of . ^ >lontana ^
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Plentywood—J. L. Sorem & Com
pany have installed additional equip
ment in their remodeled store.
Missoula—Business buüding to be
constructed on site of old post office,
Plans completed for erection of new
building for criminally insane patients
of State Hospital at Warm Springs.
Anaconda—Medical building to be
erected here in short time.
The Farmers OÜ Company of
Opheim incorporated with $25,000
capitalization. i
Havre—Two new tourist parks wül
soon be opened here.
l^wisto.n-The old armor, ia be
i n g completely renovated for use by
Eagles Lodge. ✓
Virginia City— A portion of the
Vigilante Trail extending north from
here being graveled.
The Anaconda Knights of Pythias
recently dedicated their newly com
j pleted buüding.
The Roy raüroad station has been
improvéd by the Chicago, Milwaukee,
Paul & Pacific Co.
Raüway
HamUton—Ravalli Creamery con
solidated with Kraft cheese factory.
A bridge is built over Clark's Fork
River at Paradise.
Lewistown—A contract has been
awarded for buüding concrete walls
along sides of municipal swimming
pool. .
Havre—A clinic buüding is to be
erected immediately on Second Street,
Deer Lodge—Residence streets are
being improved.
Gardiner—Survey completed of re
gion surrounding north entrance to
YeUowstone Park, preparatory to
construction of a proposed bridge
across the Yellowstone river.
Richey—Golden Rule store opened,
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in this place.
Butte—Damaged roads in Hail Col
umbia and Brown's gulches wül be
rebuilt by Süver Bow county,
The streets of Hogeland are being
improved.
BUlings—The Laurel road is under
construction.*
Helena—The store buüding occu
p i ed b y J. C. Penney Company to be
extensively remodeled.
The Masonic Temple at Wisdom has
been completed.
The Comet mines of Butte have
been incorporated with $1,000,000 cap
italization.
Mil es City—Liberty and States the
atres installing Vitaphone equipment
Old Record Buüding at Fort Ben
ton is being remodeled into a lodge
room.
Approximately $24,000 is to be ex
pended for erection of a school buüd
ing at Box Elder.
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JUlAlL I A U L KULLJ
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PORTION OF REAL ES
TATE IS REDEEMABLE
lftlL 10 iUjULLilUUHjLt
Point: J»*ge S. E. Paul has
handed down a decision affecting
!£** * "£•£*•£
amount Æ ^d p^oïï^îpeî^
utx which should justly be borne by
that part.
Ln " eI Uw any party may re
ueem a poruon of hu real eamte mm
tax saie anu it is the duty of Uie ooun
>' ueasurer of the county, upon ap
puoauon, o segregate ana apportion
uie amount 01 such real estate and
personal tax to be borne by such lot
or parcel, anr allow the ame to be re
deemed by pay ing the amount round
jusuy due after segregation and ap
portion ment.
A test of the matter was brought
about by Theo. Rounds of Topiar, as
agent lor Johanna Jochem, wnen he
requested the county treasurer to seg
regale anu apportion the real and per
sonal tax as provided by law ana ai
low his client to redeem &Ü acres of
land previously sold with other lands
lor delinquent taxes, which the ooun
*y treasurer reiusea to ao. An action
in mandamus was instituted by Johan
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Auy. W U repteaenL the
realtor and Atty Arlie Four appeared
for Uie county treasurer. The case
was submitted to Judge Paul upon the
and he oirectea a writ of man
^^P^mg the county treasur
er to segregate ana apportion the
real and personal taxes as requeated.
Lnd f r decision any person desxr
mg to redeem any lot or parcel of real
estate from ^ sale may do so by
S^y p^yTngî> Ae
the amount of real and personal taxes
when such lot or parcel of real estate
should justly bear after apportion
ment, without paying the taxes due
on the b a l a nc e of his real estate,
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NOTICE FOR PUBUCATION
LEGAL NOTICES
Department of the Interior
U, S. Land Office at Great Fails,Mont.
Bessie Fr is void, of Plentywood, Mon
tana, who, on July 21, 1923, made
Homestead Entry, Glasgow 060793,
now Great Fails, No. 058496, for
NEkSEk Section 31, Township 36 N,
Range 54E., M. Meridian, has filed
notice of intention to make Three
Year Proof, to establish claim to the
land above described, before E. E. 2e
ianskie. United States Commissioner,
at Plentywood, Montana, on the 10th
day of July. 1929. Claimknt names as
witnSaeaT
Ole Void, of Outlook, Montana.
Oscar Wagmld, of Outlook, Montana;
Henry Ryen, of Outlook, Montana; Olé
Fiske, of Outlook, Mnr.t^na
M. D. NICHOLSON, Register,
Publish May 31, June 7-14-21-28, 1929
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Sealed proopeals will be received
May 29th, 1929.
NOTICE is hereby given that Cora
NOTICE TO LUMBER YARDS
District No. 84, of Rhorûûin County,
Montana, up to eight (8) o'clock P. M.
on June 22nd, 1929, for furnishing
lumber and other buüding material
f or the complete construction of a
certain School House Thirty-four and
one-half (34%) feet long and twenty
(20) feet wide complete with base
ment.
i Proposals must be addressed to
Fred L. Stone, Clerk of the Board of
Trustees of School Distinct No. 34, of
Sheridan County, Montana, at Westby,
Montana.
A complete lumber bül for the con
struction of said School Buüding ia
. füe with the Clerk of the
Board of Trustees of said District and
1 a copy of the same may be secured
now on
a copy of the same may be secured
upon request.
The Board reserves the right to re
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ject any or all bids.
Dated this 4th day of June, 1929.
HERMAN ANDERSEN,
Chairman.
FRED L. STONE,
Clerk of School District No. 34,
Sheridan County, Montana.
Wolf Point— Neü McFarlan, coun
! ty treasurer, received a big check
last week from the Great Northern
railway company as the second half
of their 1928 taxes. The amount of
the check was $109,141.46. _ Their
tax for the entire year amounted to
$218,228.92. Mr. McFarlan says that
the taxes in general came in good.

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