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A Paper of the People, by the People
and for the People
By the Peoples Publishing Company, Publishers
CONTINUING — The Outlook Promotor, The
Outlook Optimist, The Dooley Sun, The Antelope
Independent, The Sheridan County News, The
Pioneer Press and the Sheridan County Farmer.
CHARLES E. TAYLOR, Editor and Manager
The stock market crash which took place last
November marked the definite turning point in the
period of American imperialist prosperity that car
ried Herbert Hoover to the presidency on its crest
with the greatest majority of popular votes ever
cast for any candidate for the highest office in the
Hardly a black cloud appeared in the political
sky when the "Great Engineer'' installed himself
in the White House. The wheels of industry were
humming; with the exception of the mining and
textile industries their was hardly any industrial
unrest; the officials of the American Federation
of Labor were committed irrevocably to the policy
of collaboration with the employing classes; the
class struggle was considered buried and it appear
ed as if the capitalist ruling classes had succeeded
in convincing the masses in the industries and in
agriculture that the capitalist system was as set
and unchangeable as the stars in the firmament.
Only students of Socialist economics, followers of
Marx and Lenin held to the conviction that capi
talism like every other preceding system of society
held within itself the germs of its own decay and
would sooner or later go to pieces because of its
inner contractions. Only those who saw in the
Soviet Union a living challenge to the capitalist
system held aloft the banner of revolt against the
robber system of capitalism.
The stock market was not the forerunner of in
dustrial depression in the United States. It was
the tombstone that marked the interment of the
dead body. Following the crash came unemploy
ment, Millions were thrown out of work. Millions
of the middle class were ruined by the collapse of
their paper fortunes built up during the rising tide
of prosperity. The falling of the price of farm
products added several millions of fanners to the
army of the ruined.
Then a swift change took place in the psycholo
gy of the masses. "Hoover prosperity" no longer
was a term to be a conjured with but one that
aroused anger and bitterness. The time-serving
politicians who sang in the prosperity chorus
broke ranks and began catering to the growing
radical mood of the people. So-called Democratic
and Republican progressives leaped off the pros
perity bandwagon. They would place themselves
at the head of the wave of discontent and lead it
safely into another capitalist outlet.
The Democratic Party which shares with its
bigger brother the Republican Party, the task of
bolding the workers and farmers in line for the
capitalist class, took advantage of the situation to
make a bid for a majority in the two houses of
congress with an eye to the presidency in 1932.
With no political organization of workers and
farmers to offer serious opposition, the Democrat
ic Party bids fair to realize its aim. The interests
of Wall Street are just as safe in the hands of the
Democratic Party as in the hands of the Republi
can Party.
The Socialist Party has lost all claim to consid
eration as a Party having for its aim the over
eration as a Party having for its aim the over
throw of capitalism and the establishment of a
Socialist Commonwealth. Like its sister parties in
Europe it has degenerated into a reform party
that would bolster up the decaying capitalist sys
tem. It would reform the capitalist ticket by clip
ping his claws. The Socialist Party is hand and
glove with the reactionary officials of the Ameri
can Federation of Labor and vies with those
tionary tools of the employers in making war on
the radicals and slandering the Soviet Union. It
is today competing with the Democratic Party for
the favors of the American ruling class.
The need of the hour today is a political party
of industrial and farm labor having for its aim
the abolition of the capitalist system and the sub
stitution therefore of a system that will give to
the producing classes the full social value of their
products. In other words a Socialist system of
ciety. The time has come when the producers
must not be frightened by terms. They must -face
realities and the sooner they face the fact that
amount of tinkering with the capitalist system
can make it fit to serve their interests the
will they be relieved of the nightmare of
ployment, want and war that hangs over them
today like a Damocles sword. The party that
holds out the most
promise for the breaking
away of the masses from the parties of capitalism
In thf immediate future and thru which they
develop their fighting efficiency for the final aim
is the Farmer-Labor Party.
The platform of the Parmer-Labor Party of
Montana, published in this pamphlet is one
which every militant farmer and worker can stand
and make a united fight for the betterment of the
conditions of the producing classes. The candi
dates on the ticket of the Farmer-Labor Party
not running for office with the expectation that if
eleced they can achieve miracles. They know that
as long as Wall Street is in power thru the elec
tion of either of its two parties nothing of
importance can be accomplished for the
They know that the power lies outside, in the fac
tories, mines, railroads and on the farms and not
gas houses" of capitalism,
are pledged if elected to use their offices as plat
forms from which to sound the clarion call to
struggle, to educate the people and to encourage
them to organize politically and industrially along
class lines for the solution of their problems.
Ihe executive committee of the Parmer-Labor
Party of Montana urges every worker and fanner
to read this program carefully, to support the
ticket and to help organize every militant worker
and exploited farmer into the ranks of the Farm
er-Labor Party. This Party is today only in its
infancy. But the time is ripe for the growth of
such a party and we have no doubt but it will de
velop in this period of economic depression caused
by the failure of the capitalist system to supply
the needs of the great majority of Um people.
The Farmer-Labor Party must be böüt from the
• inside in the
ranks. It must be controlled by the rank and file.
It must be supported and financed by the rank
and file. The executive committee of the Farmer
Labor Party calls for your financial support to
enable the Party to bring its message, thru the
written and spoken word, to the people of Mon
The Anaconda Copper company, the rail
tana. Jm __
roads and the public utilities corporations will fill
the coffers of the Republican and Democratic par
ties. They will oil the tongues of their orators.
The Farmer-Labor Party must depend on the dol
lars of the many rather than on the thousands of
the privileged few. ~
Therefore we call on you to send in your con
tribution to the Farmer-Labor Party Election Cam
paign to Hans Hardersen, Plentywood, Montana,
treasurer of the Farmer-Labor Party executive
.which is my con
tribution to the Farmer-Labor Party Election
Campaign. I am in accord with the principles of
the Farmer-Labor Party and promise to support
the ticket in the general election and help to build
up the Party.
Name .-.
Enclosed find $
(A contributed editorial)
The Anaconda Company has two candidates for
U. S. Senator, Walsh and Galen. That Company,
at a high annual outlay, maintains a battery of
private organs called newspapers. These papers
are democratic on one side of the street, and re
publican on the other.
If Walsh had to pay for the ink, type-setting
and space given him by the copper-stained demo
cratic papers owned by the Company, or if Galen
had to pay for the like service rendered him by
the tainted republican papers owned by the same
Company, both, or either Walsh or Galen would
make Ruth McCormick look like a scrimp in the
matter of campaign expense.
The Company is more interested in court opin
ions written by Galen than it is in tariff sched
ules. The Company is more interested in acquir
ing power sites through Walsh than in matters
appertaining to the tariff. The high tariff sup
porters want a republican yes-man in the senate
from Montana. The Company is in accord provid
ing it can name the man. It has named Galen.
The Company is not particularly interested in
things purely political or partisan. The A. C. M.,
the political guardian of Montana's people, is more
interested in court opinions, in water power sites,
and in the countless other things that are only
semi-political before election, and non-partisan af
ter election.
To this date, with its battery of newspapers, the
Company has not announced its choice for United
States Senator. Two years ago and during the
late hours of the campaign, the Company directed
its papers on the republican side of the street to
support the democratic candidate for governor.
The Company owns the name-plates of both poli
tical parties. These name-plates are highly capi
talized, and are great dividend producers.
To obscure their vulnerability, both Walsh and
Galen, by agreement perhaps, are confining them
selves to a single issue, that of tariff schedules.
Two-thirds of our imports are on the free list, and
while the duties on the remaining one-third are
under profound discussion, the thousands of unem
ployed are looking toward the coming winter, and
drawing mental pictures of soup-kitchens and
The tariff issue may grow stale before Novem
ber 4th. In that event the liquor question may
present itself. Trinity J. Walsh is of the three-in
one variety of senator,—dry, wet and damp, while
his opponent Galen has hut two virtues,—mentally
wet and physically sodden.
Before the dry flood, Galen was a lawyer and
had an occasional client. During that period
concern called the Northwestern Trustee Company
was engaged in a scheme to loot the farmers. They
were indicated, and one of them was defended by
Galen. During a recess, while the trial was in
progress, Galen was caught hugging two of the
jurors in saloon. This act to the
was reported
court. Judge Bourquin gave Galen a lecture on
the subject of "justice" and fined him $500. The
republicans of Montana, with the consent of the
A. C, M., are now endorsing this character of
conduct on the part of Galen as one of the qualifi
cations for the office of U. S. Senator. This con
tempt case is reported in 243 Fed p. 296 and 250
Fed. p, 947 and 248 U. S. p, 685.
The passage of the Esch-Cummins railroad con
solidation bill was one of the congressional crimes
of 1920. Walsh voted for it, and was one of the
few who retained his seat after the next following
A vote for either Walsh or Galen is a vote
thrown away.
to be speaking for that organization, met with the
county commissioners a week or so ago. They met
with the commissioners to petition that body to
put the matter of the retention nf tv,*
„ - mu J"* th county
ient on a special ballot so that the voters might
nave an opporunity to indicate their opinion as to
whether they were in favor of keeping or dispens
ing with the services of the Countv Ao-ent TIip
decision of tb* ,, * ,
Wo kL . W ° Uld n0t haVG
oeen Binding on the Board of County Commission
one way or the other as the matter of the
continuation of the employment of the county
how the taxpayers felt on the subject for the
future guidance of that body. As It is, when Carl
Hansen goes on the Board January first as he
surely will, he will not know how'the taxpayers
feel on the subject and he will have to act entire
ly upon his own judgment in the matter. If the
election had disced that the farmers were in
They tell us about the great general who march
ed ten thousand soldiers up the hill and marched
theip down again.
And some one else got off one about the girl
who wanted to take a swim: her mother told her,
yes, that she should hang her clothes on a hickory
limb but forbid her to go near the water.
The recent activities of the Sheridan County
Taxpayers Association recall these episodes
our mind. It causes us to wonder if the Taxpay
ers Assn, is not just out for a little exercise, and
really does not intend to do much just now, and
yet perhaps boost some in a left-handed manner.
We know that some of those at the helm
little green in public matters and maybe a little
easy and soft in actual workout, and maybe too
easily influenced when face to face with shrewd
and cunning politicians.
If the T. Assn, really intends to do something,
now is the time to make findings when the voters
can profit by their finding and not when those
observations will be purely academic and of
particular consequence.
Now certain members of the T. Assn., who
All they got was exercise.
of keeping the Agent, then the patter would
have been settled.
The County Agent, if his services
while, should not be afraid to submit tbe matter
to the voters, nor should those supp )rt ' 11 ^
The fact that the election was not ordered proves
that the county agent advocates are afraid to sub
mit the matter to the people. The reuses for
not submitting are puerile and foolisi and would
be just as logical as a reason for not holding an
election at all. No harm could have possibly re- !
and the controversy could have been de- |
And the
cided definitely one way or the other,
fact that the Assn, was talked over hr such argu
ment reflects no credit on the Assn.
In the letter given to the press, it seems that
the Assn, members were impressed with what Niels
Madsen told them about the great savings to be
had by a change being made in the (hanging of
the tax receipt system.
if not positively silly. The tax receipt system in
vogue has been in use for some time, and it is our
guess, founded on some experience,
change will cost more instead of making a saving.
The system in use is very good and was adequate.
The idea was good, however, as a red herring to
divert attention away from economies that could
be made, and the wording of the release was such
That stuff is humorous,
that the
as to give Niels Madsen an indirect boost.
As a matter of fact, the Taxpayers Assn, in
the first place was a child of the mind of Niels
Madsen and Viggo Petersen, conceived for the
purpose of boosting Niels Madsen's candidacy for
re-election to the office of Clerk & Recorder, and
to put Alfred Jensen over as Assessor. The baby
got away from the parents at the hospital but
Niels is still trying to use it, and in using it, is
willing to let the French-Dolin-Powers machine
use it too. So the release sort of okeys the Com
missioners, and Alfred Jensen has filed as an Inde
pendent candidate for Assessor. The Assn, did not
express its opinion on the principle of letting con
tracts for the purchase of culverts and lumber and
road machinery for the county without submitting
the same to bid: nor has it expressed an opinion
about letting the printing contract without bids as
as was not done when the farmers were in power.
This matter of calling for bids is a matter of prin
ciple and one easy to formulate an opinion on. It is
easy to decide not to put the county another $100,
000 into the hole next year for road construction,
because the budget law now in operation does not
permit it. It is easy to go straight when one has
The Assn, might have inquired as to whether
Niels Madsen could not dispense with some of the
help that he has employed in his office. It is a
matter of common talk that Niels signed papers
with Viggo Petersen for the purchase of
truck, and that he has been keeping one of Viggo's
boys on the pay roll, not needed, in order to help
Viggo pay for the truck. Investigation into the
reports of the Montana Taxpayers Association
would disclose that the office of Clerk & Record
er in Sheridan county is one of the most expen
sive in the state for counties of this class, while
the taxpayers are laboring under the delusion that
Niels is an exceptionally efficient and economical
officer. In fact Niels spent quite a number of
dollars during the last week telegraphing to try
to find an excuse to refuse to file the Farmer
Labor ticket that could just as well have been
saved to the taxpayers. Neils doess^t want
Fumer-Lnbvr ticket on tne ballot.
Then, the Association might have profitably In
quired into what those "other expenses' of the Com
missioners were for and have told the taxpayers all
about it. That would have been interesting and
instructive. It would not have needed to have
been partial or political about the matter: the tax
payers, we figure would like to know the facts.
we believe, that the Association
should disclose just who it is and who are making
a gas
And then,
The Producers News,
Plentywood, Mont.
Gentlemen: *
In reply to an attack on the
Sheridan County Taxpayers Asso
ciation in your paper by Hans
Rasmussen we cannot for obvious
reasons take up the many criti
cisms that he suggests nor to ans
wer some of his statements. It
would be taken as political pro
paganda at this time. We aim to
shoot square with everyone. After
election we will be in a belter po
sition to discuss things and also
will have more freedom of action.
The Producers News has been
kindly and generous in its policy
towards our Association up to this
[time and we appreciate it. It is
regrettable that Mr. Rasmussen
should take the stand that he
does and in such a bitter attitude.,
His attacks seem utterly uncalled
for, we cannot accept his unjust
criticisms. We are new and in the
organizing period so to speak so
we hope to be pardoned for any
errors. We are open to kindly
suggestions. Our policy has been
to look carefully and unbiased in
to matters presented to us and to
. serve as a reliable agency for the
taxpayers. We appreciate the re
I sponsibility and the non-partisan
I att * tu d e we must assume. Further
j more, we .do. not wish to be made
I a political club to be swung over;
1 the heads of someone, nor to be
I the cat's paw for any selfish or
' P 0 . 1 ^ 05 ^ purposes. If anyone has
j joined us with these ideas in mind
be J s at liberty to withdraw and
have his money re t unded » he
will very likely be disappointed.
i is to ° bad tbat Mr - Rasmus
' x?" ° r Some repr f en . tative of the
j been had. Ample notice was given
a " d the opportunity wa, open for
! aTiy0T,e . to h, f ™ ! J* d - ^.se
I interests oAhTtax
1 pavers and the County.
| Tn ™ y / eport tb f w ^ds "sab
r <3
Xdltor's Note:—Communications for
publication In tills column
be not longer tban 500 words.
Styverud Thinks Rasmus
Harsh With Him
Dagmar, Mont.
October 7, 1930.
substantial amounts in taxes—
they, it seems should be among
those most interested in reducing
taxes, and their opinions should
have some weight. The biggest
"kickers" are those that pay very
little or no taxes so a real taxpay
ers association would naturally be
governed by the opinions of those
most affected the real tax payers.
We have found in our investiga
tions that many things are not
what they seem, and
A great number of our most
loyal members are also members
of the Farmer-Labor Party and it
seems unwise for an officer of
that party to treat us in this un
fair way.
Yours verv trulv
vnr aw t cvAivmm
, Secy.-Treas.
kneruian County Taxpayers Assn.
Woman Worships Hoover
_ __ _ r
ror Vets Insurance Act
Homestead, Mont.
October 2, 1930.
Dear Sir:
i enjoy reading your paper and
P . PT .
e8 f clally th ® letters discussing
; «tffewnt subjects.
But I believe the people of the
[United States and especially the
War Veterana (Democrats, Repub
.. , „ ^ F .
" cans ana Farmer-Laborers)
should thank Pres. Hoover from
the. bottom of their hearts for the
legislation he had enacted July 3,
; After a Pension, Insurance and
Compensation bill is passed, the
; money is sometimes quite a dis
tance from the soldier's pocket
book, depending on what rules and
regulations the department of gov.
ernment has to prove the veteran
i s entitled to the benefits. Pres.
Hoover appointed a commission to
1 study what was the trouble with
the administration of the veterans'
affairs. They consolidated all gov
ernment agencies under one head,
July 3, 1930 Act.
re ' ard s ha!î he P givm to Uv
i Ither evidence not of a medf
| ca] nature .
Sec. 28. There shall be no re .
covery of payments from any per
^°' 1" bJcow*wonlH
wige autho rized or would be
so many
statements are untrue, misleading,
and most maliscious. We are ask
ing for co-operation, not condem
Section 5. That regulations
the findings: whether it is Mr. Syverud or some
duly authorized Board. We infer that a Board or
Committee is acting, but still we don't know.
Any nice thing the Association may say just
now has political significance as much as any
fault it might find.
We believe that suggestions for economy should
be made now—that finding made next summer
won't cut much figure.
! that the Association feels the big taxpayers are
| more worthy of consideration than the small ones.
I We don't just get the idea. It is just as hard, and
We note in a communication in another column,
) maybe harder, for the small taxpayers to pay
j laxe8 » as it is f °r the bi S ones. It is our observa
tions that the smaller the taxpayer the more taxes
he pays in proportion to what he has to pay taxes
| on. If the Association is only looking after the in
terests of the rich, its use in Sheridan county will
be small indeed.
Alfred Jensen finally filed for the office of
County Assessor last Saturday the last day for
independent filing.
He had the matter under consideration ever since
he was defeated in the primaries. After the Farm
er-Labor Mass Convention refused to make
nomination for his benefit, he said he would not
file. He came to Plentywood once before, we are
told, to make a filing, but some of his friends talk
ed him out of it.
It is reported that George Bolster has made ov
ertures to him, and has promised to make Jensen
deputy, if he, Bolster is elected. We don't know
whether this is true or not. Mr. Jensen knows.
Any way, Mr. Jensen must either think he has
a chance of being elected or he is running to help
George Bolster. Mr. Jensen has run twice for
nomination, failing each time. Two years ago
might have thought that he was defeated because
Ole Aspelund was so strong. However, this year,
i he run in the primaries against George Bolster
j with no other opposition, and Mr. Bolster was not
| considered a strong candidate and the biggest pri
mary vote ever cast in the county was polled be
cause of the fact the road levies were to be voted
upon and he was badly defeated- He has gained
no strength since and will not get a lot of votes
he got before. The only votes he will get are from
a few of his friends in the Dagmar country and
every vote that he gets in that section will be
votes that would otherwise go to John Lien of Out
look, the Farmer-Labor candidate, and in just
that much he will help Bolster. The Producers
News is of the opinion that is the reason he i
vote taken away from Lien and a help for Bolster
running. If Jensen thinks that he will hold his
primary vote he is due for a rude awakening. The
Farmer-Labor vote will go solidly for Lien. Along
the Soo Lien will get almost a solid vote,
in Dagmar Lien will get the most of the Farmer
Labor vote and every voter there of political
comprehension will see that a vote for Jensen is a
Those who want Bolster will vote for him.
So the Jensen candidacy seems plainly to be a
move in the support of Bolster and nothing else,
and will so work out.
When the taxpayer goes to the polls November
4th, he will find a ballot containing a proposition
to vote a special 5-mill road levy for 1930-'81. This
was voted on in. the primaries and defeated. The
Commissioners submitted it again.
The Producers News is will ing to let the tax
payers decide the matter a second time, but
the proposition carries, it means just five mills
more taxes next year on top of what will be added
on the off-election year.
Com. French would like to get out of the
he has gotten the road funds into by increasing the
road levy. The matter is up to you, Mr. Taxpayer.
against equity and good
This section becomes effective
as of June, 1924.
New Section Added
Sec. 39 Provides: The Secretary
of War is hereby authorized and
directed to transfer and
late in the War Department, in
the City of Washington, District
of Columbia, all records and files
containing information regarding
medical and service records of the
Wordl War. I think something
like $60,000 was provided after
ward to pay that. .
So it seems the Democratic Ad
mblistr ation that was in power
™ en World War was ended
Iv br ' n K. back to the U. S.
. ™ es their medical and
r ® cor ds when they brought the
boys home; some .shell-shocked,
some wounded and some with dis
eases contracted that would make
them invalids the rest of their life,
Due credit should be given Pres,
Hoover and the Republican admin
istration for getting those records
ln Washington, D. C., so the boys
can prave service connection in
connection with their disabilities
it is not written in
Discharge papers,
And also without lay evidence
now many World War Veterans
could prove they are entitled to
Con ^ reS8 for them
wh *re they cannot prove service
I am sure the Hon. Scott Leav
]tt would be glad to get you a
f opy of this Jul V 3 * 1930, law
and too
r^® y ,î° work f° r we, people out on
the Montana prairies,
So with these new regulations
allowing them to act according to
equity and conscience in the Vet
erans' Administration of Affairs I
exp ? ct to see the Veterans and
f h £ ir dependents much better sat
,s ' T le d
'. thlri ? c ]t is a good idea to keep
8old ier boys as our Représenta
t i_ ves in Washington, D, C. to see
tbey * et a square deal. Thanking
you for tb} s space,
One Lake Farmer Knows
Medicine Lake, Mont,
u . „ October 6, 1930.
Producers News:
T V se ™ an article in the Medicine
a ersolution to dismiss a certain
judgment ägainst Frank French,
J. S. Miller and Geo. Wisner by
Geo. Wisner and J. S. Miller pay
mg a portion of some, as the
judgment was unoollectable, but
nothing said as to what portion
French was to pay, if any. Can
you explain this scheme to
When French gets off and how^' '
Of course 4 know pîelST fcr
more than twenty years, and tho
he is growing bigger in formality,
he is growing smaller in reality,
In fact he cannot get any smaller
even though he were a flea on a
Note: We do not know any of
the details about this settlement.
whether French paid anything or
not. The chances are he did not,
but we will have the matter look
eel up and publish the findings
next week. It will be remembered
that French transferred his pro
perty to a corporation to avoid
paying his liability on his bank
stock, and on the bonds he signed
to the county to guarantee county!
money in the bank he was inter-,
ested in. He did this while he was
county commissioner.
Apple Pickers in
Washington Are Not
Feeling So Rosy
Wenatchee, Wash.—Well the
apple harvest is on in the Wenat
chee River valley. We have about
and oblige,
a thousand hungry apple pickers
here who are mostly without any
visible means of support or mas
They are camping on the hill
sides, oq the prairies and in
jungles along the railroad tracks.
Often the forces of law and order
come in and raid and break
their camping places; shooting
cooking utensils full of holes, beat
up the stiffs and ordering them
out of town.
Many women and girls are
employed around the storage
houses in the
generally speaking, are about 10%
lower this year than last. I guess
these apes must like the conditions
as they are damn slow about or
Editor, The Producers News:
With the fall election only a
little more than three weeks away
and with the hard times now con
fronting the farmers and workers
of Sheridan county, I am keenly
feeling the public pulse and watch
ing the reaction setting in against
present conditions.
It is interesting to me to sec
just how far the public will go to
, .
protect its own interest. Are the
farmers, merchants and in fact
all people of this county satisfied
with wheat at 60 and 60 cents
bushel—our basic money crop. Are
they satisfied to pay high taxes?
Are they satisfied with the moral
conditions, as evidenced in the
conduct of young people at the
barn dances over the county?
they see any lessening In the
amount of booze flowing over the
county or in the gambling games?
Are they satisfied to sell their
products at the lowest prices
a quarter of a century and have
to buy goods at practically war
prices? I don't think they are.
The vote on election day Novem
ber 4th will tell me if they are.
I would have each voter who
cast his ballot at the coming elec
tion consider the following:
If the voters of Sheridan coun
ty are satisfied with the low price
of wheat they will vote for
Republican and Democratic Sena
tors and Representatives. Those
two parties are under the domin
ation of the huge manufacturing
and banking interests of the east.
They have no solution for
problems facing the fanners
day. Your vote for them
mean that you still believe in
capitalistic order which has
about present conditions. You
your o. k. on their activities
say to them you have done well,
go and continue to do likewise.
Why not vote and form a party
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Unquestionably the Greatest Sale of a
Merchandise in the world, conducted tw .
year in over 10,000 Rexall Stores the wor
Our Fall One Cent Sale will be held
Oct. 16-17-1»
Save with Safety at Your
Rexall Store
9 C. M. Undhiem, Proprietor.
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by TlllllVfIVUimt«init?1lllltt«llllllllllllllinill1lll»» ll,ll,in
y> Octob er 10
thïMî* for
becau** , 1 uur vote E*.
dS\o " def «*t 3"! ** I*
you at least v y0ttr caT
n at f you ha v* the
IthiJ™ your «mvä?* «2
««','S»«' jü ? «*nj
latching The «h„
or th, K y ur Vote - If f ^ »
forces oTTh? 1 * of ^
to them S ® , ®try
ditions If \T ?ati Ä with ** r
„ 11 >°u vote . WIt » con.
yo . u reveal the fact 5?* C
ahve to the situation
no longer going to vot^l** V»
ln f® reR ts as against * * 0r
Wll ' eventually I Pa(J t .
ov ®rihrow of the nr „
p/ 1 ®^. or at least dra,r! nt ^
,J! Ia,n ,?n 't it? No on* refo »n*
taat thof; e in po We . ' aTI He*
f. ha ?K e the conditions :? f,°®K W
l C ,s satisfied with theîr
the whole thing an(i /
floa t along on the avin * *
R tarvation. ver tt t {
If you show by your
>'°u are satisfied with llltt
conditions in s , h «id.n ir*
again return the present***- 11 *
to power, you have given
i™ 1 ? ot , «»»taw. CrL'
I given them a vote of tfS
1 can sti J. ex P*t hightS
huge expenditures of
same police protection a
pr ?^ nt ' You have given the ^
P ub hcan administration of ,k
county your sympathy and ïf
port and they will not disaprS
you. On the other handT?
vote the Farmer-Ubor ticket 2
vote ,t straight, w kw ' £
that you do not like high ^
extravagance of public
and police officers who git ^
suck their thumb like Little jS
Horner who sat in the con«
while crime and drunken D rrW
arc carried on over the ^
You will say by your vote whetfi
you like the idea of contracts k
mg let without bids or not T«
will give an idea as to whether
y °ur inter
you like to have the
money wh*i
you have paid in taxes lie In
banks at %% interest while the«
warrants outstanding airain*
the county drawing 5*4%.
Your vote on the tax levies tot
will appear on the ballots in to
form of referendums will ^
a good idea as to whether the
already overburdened taxpayers m
still willing to burden themselva
with more taxes to pay with M
to 60 cent wheat in order to at»
fy the pleadings of a few people
far from the bread line, while
you are wondering perhaps if yn
will be able to feed, clothe tr4
shelter your family through the
coming months until you can har
vest another crop with another
cr op of 60 cents wheat!
I don't believe that the people
Sheridan county are going te
vo ^ e against their own interest!
T have a 1ot of faith in tlleir *
telligence. This faith is justifiai
conversation with farmers and
wor kers from every section of to
countv who state that while it to
last election, many of them voted
for the present administrât»» be
cause times were good and they
had plenty of money to meet their
expenses, the hard times hid
brought home to them the big mu
take thev had made and th»t they
were going to do then thi
year to rectify the sad error
two years ago when they listened
to the Republican spellbinders. 1
believe they mean it and that to
Farmer-Iiahor forces are if*
going to control the affairs oftto
county with as splendid a set ef
officials as could be found any
The taxpayer's solution of IP*
ernment lies in himself
for future prosperity lies m ■
good judgment. Ut other»
hold to the old traditions of *■
phantism and donkeyism, we
Sheridan county will still hold
the progressive standard and
be to blame
least we will not
the system
corruption and chaos rdP 1 *
breaks untor to
the nation.
Yours truly,
A. J. M00RL

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