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Published weekly at Plentywood, Montana, by
The Peoples Publishing Company, Inc.
Official Organ of the
Official paper of the City of Plentywood, Mont ana
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60 cents. Foreign per year $2.50; six months, $1.25; three
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Advertising Bates furnished upon application.
RUTH BERT, Associate Editor
CHARLES E. TAYLOR, Managing Editor
HANS RASMUSSEN, Business Manager
1 L
Friday, February 10, 1933
Fellow farmers of Nebraska,
On behalf of the United Farmers League, its offi
cial organ, the Producers News, greets the delegates to
the Nebraska Farmers Relief Conference which takes
place in Lincoln on February 15 and 16.
The Nebraska conference is important in two re
spects. In the first place it marks an organizational stage
in the militant actions by which the Nebraska farmers
have already thrown back the attacks of the bankers.
Secondly it is the first state conference in which the work
of the Farmers National Relief Conference, which met
in Washington, D. C., from Dec. 7 to 10, is being carried
In both regards it paves the way to the future strug
gles of the destitute farmers of Nebraska. The impor
tant lessons of the struggles of the immediate past should
be drawn for all the farmers of the state. These strug
gles, militantly led, should be spread thruout the state.
As a development of the work which was com
menced in the Washington Conference, with the aid of
a stalwart delegation from Nebraska, the Nebraska Con
ference will develop the struggle against the bankers and
their agents along the entire front.
__ Concerning this latter, on behalf of the United Farm
ers League, we bring to the attention of the delegates the
immediate necessity of developing the struggles for cash
Point 1 on the demands drawn up at the Wash
ington Conference demands a "minimum fund of
$500,000,000" to be appropriated by Congress" to
raise all rural families to a minimum health and de
cency standard of living • . . for that section of the
distressed farm population in need of immediate
relief, regardless of race, creed or color.
This demand was raised as the first demand of the
Conference because the delegates there understood that
the most important duty of all the impoverished farmers
is to maintain the lives of their families.
During the two months that have elapsed since
the Conference tens of thousands more f amili es
have been forced down until they are now a part
of "the depressed farm population in need of relief.
Congress has spewed forth tons of "relief plans"—
but not one step has been taken to secure
mum health and decency standard of living" for all
a mini
rural families.
Under the leadership of the United Farmers League
this struggle for immediate relief has been intensified.
In Sheridan county, Montana, substantial relief has been
won from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and
the Red Cross by the United Farmers League,
struggle has forced the governor of North Dakota to
apply to the R. F. C. for relief funds.
The United Farmers League calls on the delegates
to Nebraska Farmers Relief Conference to make this the
central point of their demands. In this struggle, as in all
struggles for the immediate life interests of the destitute
farmers, the United Farmers League pledges its support
to the farmers of Nebraska.
The Producers News will continue to spread the
story of the struggles of the Nebraska farmers thruout
the country, so that other farmers encouraged by your
example, will follow in the militant steps you have al
ready taken in defense of your lives and homes.
. 1 , T . . T-1 j
Kichland lownship Elects
Four Delegates to Pierre
(BY J. S.)
Frederick, S. D., Jan. 81.—We
fanners of Richland Township at
a meeting in Richland School No.
8 elected four delegates and two
alternates to attend the Farmers
State Relief Conference to be held
at Pierre, February 20-22.
We also adopted the following
resolutions unanimously.
1. We demand the immediate
repeal of the gasoline tax di
version law,
2. We demand that the
<a L t , hi * h sclwo1 fusion law be
retained and protest against
Rai 87 ^ Hw "e Bill
< whlcb T 00 }«* require parents
of rural children to pay high
school tuition.
3. We vigorously oppose the
Rounds-O'Keefe transactions tax
till and any other gross income
tax or sale« tax bill.
We demand the
passage of a
tmmage «r a«*«rance tax on all
H South Dak»,
•a, the proceeds to go into the
public school fund.
miners Ϋ
Indian Farmer Paid $200
Last Fall; $60 Payment
Only 30 Days Past Due
Feb ' 3 :~ Betwee "
100 and 160 fanners of Roosevelt
and Sheridan counties, members
of the Farm Holiday Association,
the United Farmers League an d
the Farmers Union, went into the
Moe Chevrolet garage in Poplar
on Wednesday and towed out the
Chevrolet car belonging to Leroy
Martell, Indian farmer of Medi
Peder Moe, of the garage, and an
agent of the finance company.
Martell was net at home at the
time and his mother and sister
protested againet the seizure o*ï
the car. The car was tkarn de
spite their protests and hauled to
Holiday, League nad Union
Farmers Join Hands;
UFL Spokesman
| car of ^ hich $200 was paid in
j November of 1932. Because he
was 30 days behind on a payment
of $60, Moe seized the car.
While Martell was not a mem
ber of any farm organization he
informed the Farmers Holiday
Association and the United Farm
ers League of Froid of the seizure. !
The call went out to the farm-1
ers in the east end of Roosevelt '
county and the southern part of
Sheridan county and several truck
loade and car loads of farmers
gathered at the Farmers Union
Oil station in Froid. Carl McCabe
secretary-treasurer of the Roose
velt Holiday Association, who was
a delegate to the Farmers Na
tional Relief Conference, ahd Rod
ney Salisbury, of Sheridan county,
state secretary of the United
Fanners League were chosen as
leaders of the group of fanners,
In Poplar there were more
farmers from a 26 mile radius.
members of
Farmers Union.
The farmers crowded the Moe
Garage and Salisbury, who had
been chosen as spokesman,
questioned Mioe.
crawl out.of responsibility for tak
ing the car but was forced to ad
mit by Salisbury that they had
taken the car against the protests
of MartelTs mother and sister.
Salisbury then informed Moe the
farmers had come to take the
"Let's take her,
mous cry of the farmers in the
Moe tried to
was the unani
Moe yelled for the local cop to
get busy but he saw that wisdom
was the better par^ of valor and
contented himself with taking the
numbers of the trucks and cars
which had brought the farmers.
A deputy backed his
. . car up
against the front door. Moe and
Erick Moun, a local lawyer, locked
the front door. They thought they
could keep the Martell car in this
There were two
garage, however. The farmers
pushed the cars away from the
back door, lifted the Martell
off of the ground, turned it around
and pushed it out the back door.
Norbert Portra, a fanner from
east of Froid, backed his truck
np to the car, hitched on, and
hauled it away, since the gas had
been taken out. The farmers left
town and the car was returned to
The farmers hoped that Sheriff
Lowe would ehow up but he kept
discretely out of the way The
farmers of Roosevelt and Sheridan
counties are enthusiastic about the
repossession of the repossessed
car. The general sentiment of the
farmers was, "This should teach
those fellows that they can't be
pulling this stuff any longer.
Among the leadnig farmers who
5? Part r ia the ^^nstration be
Carl Swanson and Harry Vsrmar
ker, directors of the Holiday As
sedation and Bob Johnson, vice
president of the Holiday Associa
Moe whn CPI»*,! •
memir of the n l' • "
"n ,,dl ,,w ' t S T a ;
,.S /
vl 5; raI Club 0n the
very day that the car was "repos
sessed" by the farmers. The farm
. are leaning just who are their
fnends and are learning that the
tVSn°!i. ï'r? the businessmen
jom the Hohüay Association is
mistake. Every time there
show twT? theSe business
the rllhl V re ° n the Side ° f
tne robbers. Many members of

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Mrs. Emma Cumerlatto was killed by a coal gunman's bullet
36 shtô stood on the porch of her home in southern Illinois dur
j a battle between striking minera and gunmen of hte Peabody
c oa j company J
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Jamming the Red Cross office |
the farmers asked for the cloth- i
Hans Hardereen and Mrs.
°- B - Snuggms «were chosen as
spokesmen but many farmers al
j&o told how badly they needed
the relief. Viggo Petersen, in
charge of the offcie, absolutely
refused to let the farmers have
anything. "If I give this under
wear away to you," he said, "what
will I give other people who ask
"Order some more," the farm
ers told him. "It doesn't do any- .
body any good locked up. We
wouldn't ask for it if we didn't
need it."
"Well, there's the door," said
Petersen. "I'd rather have you
smash it in than give you any
But suddenly the door swung
open and none of the farmers who
were crowded around it could tell
you just how it happened. Neat
piles of underwear were display
ed on the shelves and these were
soon handed ou t to those who
needed it. In lees than half an
hour the farmers who had need
e d relief for months, who had
waited pait * ntl y for we <*s f° r the
Red Cross goods to be handed out,
had at least underwear to wear
under their worn-out coats to re
buff the cold blasts of the Mon
tana winter. A few even ha d
trenne» and sweater«.
Carrying their underwear under j
their arms with broad smiles on
their faces, the farmers went back
to the Parmer-Labor Temple tl
continue the meeting.
for it?"
"What we need is not only un
dearwear," they said. "We need
food just as badly as we need
clothing. Why have our grocery
orders been cut this last m,nth7
Why didn't the Keconstruction Pi
nance committee ask for more
money as the fanners' committee
told it to?"
Many of the farmers had m
sugar or coffee. They had been
refused relief by the local key 1
men in their communities. They
hoped that ia Plentywood farm
ers' committee would take up
their grievances and win them re
lief, as it had in the past.
However, Jack Bennett, the
chairman of the Central Commit
tee of the R. F. C. refused to call
a meeting."
of your cases," he said,
up with your local key men."
"But the key men refuse to give
u 8 anything," a member of the
committee replied. Of
this didn't make any difference
to Jack Bennett, well known lo
cally for his hostility to the farm
ers. The farmers then decided to
send a committee to the Rev. O.
Simundson, local Luthrean
member of the Cen
Î. .^°" 1Tnittee relief, to ask
hlm . would be filing to call
a meetin S 10 take U P emergency
CaS6s relle ^- He refused even
answer door and Ws wife
told the commîtte e ^bo called on
he wa * too busy to see
tXieni -
We wont handle any
"Take it
Since he had refused to
S? ,? ' »armsrs wrvss de
S£±5Lr M J
Sf!, £ , ""f"« Up , the ,
: n-T" ""'I!
• ^ to Simundson s house and
ntood on the porch while their
spokesmen rapped on the door.
I Tb e y were met with complete and
! st0n - T lienee. Neither Simundson
! n ° r his wife would even a "^er
the door ' altlw>u « 1 > t,la y back
of the d0OT PW" "Skt «f the
w «men cn the porch,
™ _ . ,.
Tbe women landing outside In
the Holiday Association
vinced that their Holiday Associa
i tion should adopt the program of
is!the Madison county (Nebraska)
men-Holiday Association, where only
real farraers can be -members of
the Holiday.
see the
are con
rwiil S i f 0 d 1
fh ' ^ " lle n s » me " ne !
JJ the crowd ed the minister thru ,
the door that they merely wanted
an answer as to whether he was {
willing to call a meeting of the
relief committee ;
Simundson still refused to pay ;
any attentioni to the wives of the
farmers standing on the cold porch j
who might have quoted to him the ;
words of the teacher whose dis
ciple he claims to be, "I rapped at
the door and you took me not in
. . I asked for bread and ye gave

mo stcnes -
Simundson came out in his true
colore a few minutes later by tele
phoning for the sheriff. We don't
know whether he wanted to have
the women arrested or just beaten
up. At any rate he called out the
law a?ainst 50 defenseless women
who hadn't even raised their voices
When, the sheriff saw so many
women he backed away to his car
saying "I didn't do anything to
y° u > did x " as many of them fol
jWwed him to the curb. His dep
«ty sheriff Frank Murray and
Ja< * Bennett, postmaster who had,
entered the house by the back
door were no t « diffident. They
cornered, the women stül on the
porch, beat them and shoved them
off the Porch. Simundson also
came out on the porch and the
women taunted him, "You're a fine
minister, you ere " Bennett,wiped
Ms hands as if his contact with
f°Hwom farmers' wives had
contaminated him,

But he and his kind cannot wipe
2 ? a? ää
again stronger and stronger. And
they to know who their ene
are. Along with Jack Ben
ne ^ an d Sheriff Madsen they can
^ »ames of Judge Paul
331(1 th e Reverend Simundson, an
a re sult of their recent meeting.
Maa J «f 'he farmers who took
Part in the demonstration were In,
dians fr0m the reservation in
Sheridan county. They suffer even
more than the white farmers be
cause they have been denied even
the ^ttle aid the white men get.
However , they are finding that
through organizing in the United
Farmers League they can get re
suite and they took active part in
the two-day demonstration.
In their native costumes they
led a parade of several hundred to
Judge Paul's house in the evening,
where petitions signed by hundred
of farmers were presented to the
judge. The petitions requested
that Hans Hardersen, candidate
ier sheriff on the Communist
ticket last fall be appointed coun
ty commissioner to fill the vac
ancy left by Carl Hansen, former
commissioner and member of the
Communist party, Hans Harder
sen. has always been a leader in
farmers' struggles and he is the
choice of the great masses ->f
farmers throughout the county.
After the parade, a meeting was
neld, attended by many townspeo
ple. The Indiane gave some
tive war dances and several songs
and acts were nut on by members
of the United Farmers League and
Young Communist League.
dorsing the State Relief March,
and calling upon all youth orga
nizations to participate. A résolu
tion demanding the freeing of Er
nest McDuffy, a young Negro
worker, serving a seven year een
tence on a framed up charge of
rape, was also adopted.
The whole conference was mark
ed with the enthusiasm of the dele
gates and pledged to farther the
work in their own localities by
arraiiging local mass meetings, etc
to report on the Conference, and
to prepare for the State Relief
volved to select their own books,
(Continued from page One)
Resolutions were adopted en
(Continued from pane One)
ers forced the New York Life to
come thru with a bid for the full
The action of the life insurance
companies not a complete vic
tory ft> r the farmers. It is only
a temporary truce to lull the farm
ers into a false sense of security.
Buckner in his..statement said that
his company's action was taken,
"pending further consideration of
the farmersl difficulties by the
legislature of that state." He
Svants to make iJie farmers believe
that the state legislature will do
something for them.
, , 0Tlly thin f t . hat ^ the ,
legislature may do is to establish
"arbitration" committees to rob
farmers without laying the in
surance companies open to mass
action. If the insurance companies
are not provided with this way of
robbing the farmers by the legis
lature they will proceed with their
original program.
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Buckner, in his statement, tried
to convince the, farmers that his
company had been -lenient." The
farmers> howev er, know how "len
ient " the New Y ork Life and the
other insurance companies have
been . They threatened to hane
the company's agent in return for
t he "lenient" policy of robbing a
P i ymouth c0unt y farmer of his
trated chiefly in the seven North
Central Western States, including
Iowa, which at the end of 1931
had about $1,081,274,000, or 60 per
cent of the mortgaged property,
The other states in the group are
; Minnesota, Missouri, North Dako
ta, South Dakota, Nebraska and
; Kansas.
j Insurance companies hold about
17 cent of the tQtal farm rt
j gages outstanding in this country
It ig est i mat ed that there are $10 -
| 000 000 000 of such morriratres out.
of such mortgages out
j The Équitable life Assurance
Society) which $19$ «62,000
I farm mortgages at ^ end of 1932
• ^ ^ j l f , ,, .
- S^ morteaLsTssnlr « !^
L e ™ ^ t
me "' ° f p0llcy whlch stated ' in
(Continued from Front Page)
general, that the company is go
ing^ to continue its policy of the
last two years.
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Company whichVöle endoflim
c Q4nnA . - ü ,
" farm m01 t
it™, chanvinv itnnnV cor nf an y 15
JÏÏL? ^ S ,n?° UcJ ' 0t
; f eren t » This i. °' v« n
C en our ° r W i Ch
: pol,cy for
j 1 ^ years -
1 , these gentlemen state
,5 are no t changing their
^° llcy ^" ey The farmers have
,,^ r . to ma ke a show of
,! en ^ en ^ y *
d [ cate > however, that they have n ot
Ranged willingly, and are deter
;" ined . to rob farmers just as they
have m tae P ast two years" and
' more > though they may try to get
Their statements in
different methods to do it
W1 ^ le this is a Partial victory j
i 7 1 e farmers, they must mot be !
U ed tx> i nac tivity by it The in
j ® urance companies are going to
ge i as much out of the farm
1114001 "nming the dan
ger los i n g their total invest
menl: at Sears and Roebuck sales,
! ' X ^ le farmers must be ready to
! reacl; 110 nexl move of these
; "!° ney «harks which will be
^î tlier . a concerted drive for
I Nitration" committees or for pass
! a 5 e . fhe Frazier bill or some
! slmllar hill to liquidate their
j frozen mortgages,
Willmar, Minn., Jan.
" j
... . _ 21 - No 1
bids were heard at the foreclosure
sale of Soren Hanson whene one!
thousand farmers gathered to see :
that the sale did not take place. !
The sole prospective bidder on
the farm was Emil Aspaas, rep- :
I resentative of the insurance com
j Pany holding the $5,772 against j
i the farm. As soon however,
the sheriff had finished reading
j the foreclosure notice several of
i the farmers in the crowd grabbed
| Aspaas and removed him from the
scene. Aspaas did not put in his
1 bid.
Red Oak, la., Feb. 1.—Wednes
day morning Stanton went on °a
two weeks holiday until waivere
j could be obtained for the First Na
| tional bank, the only bank left in
1 that town, in the heart of
[the richest districts in
for Stanton, la.. Bank
- *|
Two Weeks Holiday
one of
ery county. -
Doings of the
Advance Guard
We wuold appreciate it if all those sending in subacriptien«
would indicate in theor letters the county in which they are ft»,
cated. W© want to change our Advance Guard addresses to in
clude the counties. In this way it will make it possible t or as ft*
keep tab on the hew subs better—on a county basis, rather
by towns and villages.—Thank you.
* { "Here is my last dollar," à womàn from Misse
writes us. Even if it is her last dollar that woman will
not do without the paper. It is her papier, it is protecting
her, it is bringing about better conditions, not only for
her but for other farmers, the dollar is an investment, the
best that any farmer can make.
More dollars is what the papier needs and more papers
is what the farmers need. We must help one another
and put the paper over big. We will do our part here,
but sometimes we run mighty short of funds. If we had
more we could make the papier still better.
You people on the firing line must try and do
- your
best. Don't forget to talk for the paper at your meeting.
It is hard to keep an organization together without a
paper. When they join the U. F. L. get them to sub
scribe, then they have something to talk about when they
meet, they will discuss what they habe read in the paper.
It becomes part of them and they will be looking for it
every week, it is thei r paper, and don't forget to tell
them so.
Arthur Timpson, Gleason, Wie.,
sends a dollar for bundle received.
J. W. Standinger, Ludden, N. D,
renews for another six months.
A. Husa, Mountrail Co., N. D.,
sends two more eix-month subs.
Arthur Timpson, Gleason, Wis.,
also sends two sik-month subs.
P. J. Barrett, Mountrail Co., N.
D., after being on hi s sick list, is
back on the job again. He sende
a one year sub.
John. H. Weppler, Skagit Co,,
Wash., renews for another year
and pays for bundle.
J. R. Hartman, Thurston Co„
Wash., writes: "Last evening I
wag at a meeting a!nd bought
one of your papers and am so
well pleased with it we are go>
ing to ,fbrm a club and subscribe.
. u. F. L. Twin Falls Co. Idaho,
sends one metre sub and a dol
lar for papers akid orders 100
H. W. Renqukt, Sedgwick Co.,
Colo., orders a sub book and sends
two subs.
A. A. Hukkanen, Mountrail Co.,
N. Dak., sends a renewal for one
Peter Garberg, East StanWood,
Wash., subscribes.
James Allen, Ward Co. N. D.ak.
sends us another three subs.
per week.
W .R. DeAnvus, Roberts Co., S.
Dak., sends one sub.
Arthur Timpson, Gleason, Wis.,
sends one sub.
Elmer H. Fox, Chambersburg,
p. t a i 30 subscribes,
l. A. Vogland Mille Lacs C
B. J, Heliand Dickey Co., N. D.,
sends one sub nq two sub cards.
W. M. Woods, Daniels Co. Mont.
subesribes for one year.
Mike Baklenko, Ruso, N. D.ak.,
Axel Peterson, Snohomish Co.,
Wash., subscribes and sends
John Carlson, Bethel, Minn.,
news his subscription.
Bruce Taylor, Aitkin Co. Minn.,
send« two more six-week subs.
A. Schlemmer, Chisago City,
Minn., sends another sub nd pays
fer a bundle.
Frank Witty, Burke Co., N. D.,
renews for six months.
W. C. Dutton, Eagleport, Ohio,
Minn., renews.
Eric Hull, Gackle N. Dak.,
sends in his first sub and hopes
he will get more,
Aug Wanhola, Kimball, Mirm.,
sends another sub.
t>„ . . « ■
il Tf- renewal and lwo
subs. Conditions are not im
k"m"' 10ÏS
th. News very much. Net any
evictions to speak of at present"
H. H. Hawbaker, Franklin Co.
be says.
A. E. Casier, Thurstoln, Co.,
Wash., sends one sub.
Casey M. Bnskoljon, Pierce Co.
Wash., sends $5 for sub cards
and papers sold. "Farmers have
good faith in our organization.
Sold 17 Producers News and 14
sub erds at meeting," he writes.
S °1 Homi, Carbon Co. Mont.,
send s one sub.
Joe Garbo, Price Co., Wis., sends
one more sub.
German Olson, Manitou, N. D.,
wants copies.
John Tarde, Cuyahoga Co.,
Ohio, wants copies for organize-1
tion work.
Ellen Semponen, Superior, Wis.,
sends two more subs.
Erik SWeet, Williams Co. N. D.
comes in with another two subs,
Willi« Hibner, Twin Fall« Co.
Idaho, se*nds a dollar to pay for
bundle ordered by wire. "The Ü.
F. L. stopped two sales near
Twin Falls, Idaho. We
watching the shy locks and will
stop all unjust foreclosures," he
Arnold Meyer, Aberdeen, S. D.,
before his death, ordered a bundle
of papers to b« used at confer
Ame O. Kainu, Carbon Co.,
Mont., sends two subs.
Hans Larson, Hutchinsdn (X,
S. I)k M orders a bundle of 20
papers. "We have to this date
46 members belonging to the U.
F. L." he says.
Aug. Jacobson., Ottertail Co.
Minn., sends one sub.
' C. Y. McDanalel, Grady Co.,
Okla., also sends one sub. "It
seems like everybody is broke," he
, says.
From the Sheridan county drive
j we have received the following re
pewals and new subscribers, with
; more to come:
Ervin Sacho'w, H. Shirtiiff, Ar
thur Rehmer, Peter Jensen, John
Johnson, A. N. Oswald, Albert
! Swanson, O. E. Wang, Peter Dahl,
j C. M. Vesterby all of Plentywood.
West by Territory
Ted Nordhagen, J. M. Rohwed
. T
i er> XXarr y McGee, Ray Stordahl,
Geo ' Dau £ hter6 » Bennie Anderson,
j Eugene Hansen, O. S. Sanrud,
Mary Kronen, Ole Hellegard, Aa
drew Kronen, Ed Nordhagen,
Martin Carlson, Bichard Rasmus
sen, Fred Freelierg, Clarence Kris
tianeon, Gust Lagerquist, Peter
Bredevine, Ole Haugen, W. D.
Tembrel, Elmer Hultgren, Nels
Anderson, W. M. Guam, Peter
iTommerys, R. Stubbe, Oscar B>ir
£ en -
i Frank Anderson, Simon Hansen,
James King, S. M. Soderqudst, C.
M. Mickelson, Emjl Austad, Mrs.
A. A. Johnson, Melvin Torgenson,.
! Ole Gronvold. Ralnh Kinv of Oom
J* Tareson, Lars Botten, J.
O* Breiusdal, Mrs. Albert Lee, of
: Antelope.
! James Lodahl, Emil Rasmussen,
Jim Kaae, Svend Pederson, N. P.
Anderson, Jorgen. C. Jensen, Sam
; Sampson, J. E. Harshbarger, of
j C. J. Hagen, Jim Johnson and
: Bert Solheim of Dooley.
Ed Kargne of Alkabo, H. H.
Potter of Daleview, Frank Buch
weld of Coalridge, Carl Ebbing of
McElroy, Henry Williams of Re
serve, Wm. Whitmarsh of Archer
i and Jack Pederson of Reserve,
Oscar Lindhe, Mads Billet, Mar
tin Homme, O. B. Snuggins, Peter
Nyquist, Ed. Wollan, Carl Wollan,
Martin Lundeen, Pearl Skaggs,
John Gunderson Allred Bakke,
Mat Wirtz, Heiman Witte, Nellie
Johnson, Henry Radons, E. A.
Schruhl, Jacob Ereth, H. J. Shist
liff, G. A. Anderson, Mrvs. M. A.
Morgan, K, L. Garrick, Andrew
Misslin, Albeit Hollatz, Fred Hof
. Xarl > Wm. Reed, Art Tobiason,
Antone Yung, A. Klofstad, Melvin
| Fiske, Oscar Wagnild, Ole Wold,
: 0swa,d K1 " fs 'a<l, A. C Lund. Ray
Stoner, Nets Ttnneon, Carl Tange,
Martin Holton, Sven Rydberg,
Frank Wangerin, Tom G. Peter
son, O. A. Selvig, Henry Witte, J.
A. Grove, Clarence Grove. A. W.
Chaffee, Joe Wirtz, Wm. Weiss,
John K. Ladd, Tom Clawson, Wm.
Radons, Andrew Berg, G. A. Or
dahl, Frank Melle, Bernhard Void,
Fred Keim, Ole Fiske, Nels Ol
son, Oscar Benson, Carl Hovdey.
PAl I FFl rU7P n nn
\*i\L.L.iLU Urr, 700
j Norfolk, Nebr., Jan. 25.— When
700 to 800 farmers gathered at
'be proposed sale of the chattels
of John Heinold,
near Stanton, the
referee in bankruptcy who
holding the sale decided to call it
j off.
j After Heinold, tenant on the J.
H. H. Benne farm, had been ad
judged a bankrupt, It was agreed
under a stipulation signed by the
bankrupt and his creditors to hold
the sale and turn the proceeds to
the trustees, Referee Lear said.
After the large number of farm
ers, including many members if
the Farmers Holiday association
bad gathered at the Heinold farm,
Referee Lear decided to call off
the sale.
The farmers present, who had
come to stop the sale, refused to
go when told of the agreement.
They dispersed only after they
were satisfied about the agree
ment, by having seen it.

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