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Raymond, was here jdaEson Sunday Ue ot was a jlcOall, Comertown Monday. transacted business Monday. Par vk-ito* kcal Doty Harr? Raymond on it . Mrs. S. J- Palubicki ^ 3 week at eastern points on *• wedding trip. tht m —oo— Mint Cigar store has had shed built over the door in from his j 0. Brensdahl was in Wednesday. f«n» Klakken, Dooley, wa* 9 caller Wednesday. Mart» local business The Lirdorf, Redstone, was business in Plentywood a storm this week. Chr*t transacting Gf0 . Uebeck, Dooley was trans iting business m the city Wed ncsiiay Jorgenson, Dooley, was to business matters in *wood Friday. Jorgen attending plenty t J. Palubecki motored to Coal last Friday where he attend business matters. at rid?e ed to Uf-t lay Olson and Charley Lind »-< from their farms near kr| Hans val were Blu< Trail Tuesday. the Wm. Hass and Ole Johnson mo to Plentywood Wednesday their farms near Outlook. tom* from R Bob Var Hee. of the Producers force, has been on the shelf of the week with an^ attack th< Ne*f most of tonsilitis. 'A Jalmar Hanson, Comertown was . week end visitor at the home of, „ ewer, Mrs. Carl .Vdetem, and ® ' family. ' the i Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson and Mrs. Matt Hovela - <d, motored down from the Coalridge country Monday. ids Mr Those from Comertown trans Simon Swanson, local Delco th. actin' business here Tuesday were August and Erick Olson and Wm. Corcoran and family. A. Ijpht representative left Wed r es- j day for Billings on business. He j expects to i-etum tbe latter part ; i , of the week. Popular rates at the Beaufort ] Hotel. 112 3rd Street South, oppo- ( rite Federal Building, Minneapolis, j ,5c. |1, $!-• per «Y- ar in ^ j r wt door. A. V. ("Tory") Hopkins from Carrington, has been vkiting rela tives here the past several weeks. He expects to dispose of a carload of spud? at Glasgow. ——Oft—— Carl West and Nick Reuter took a truck load of beer to Culbertson and Wolf Point Wednesday. From there they went to Glasgow where Mr. We*t will try and get a lo cation for a wholesale beer house. | ex helping out at the relief j office Tuesday, checking unem- i ployed relief census. A permanent employment office will be opened here in the near future. Peter Bruvold, Comertown, was a Plentywood visitor Wednesday, Mr. Bruvold had recently returned from Minot where he ha* been un der the rare of physicians for can cer of the stomach. _ t ,, , , nut their vegetable* at that place, and then go to Mi.-ot where ^ e Y reside. They reported business as being good here this year in spite of th- shortage of money. S. K. Klovstad and Carl Ander son were foi R ) Duty Bros, left here Tuesday for Crosby where they will close IS Logan, Billings Opto metrist will examine eyes at Leland Hotel, Tuesday P m. and Wednesday a. m.. Nov. 7-8. ALLOTMENT UST PRINTING CON TRACT WITH THE PRODUCERS NEWS IS ILLEGALLY CANCELLED (BY HANS RASMUSSEN) us in the last Producers News we printed an. article, sent to us from the allotment office, in which the last paragraph rend as follows: "Through an «nor in method of letting of the printing contract it 1 waé , necessary to call a special meeting of the County Wheat Con trol Board on Thursday of this week to distribute this among the papers 0 f the county." To this part of the article we I take exception, as being absolute ly misleading and false, and who ever wr ote it should know. When the farmers committee voted 12 againthree to give the printing contract to the Producers News as the lowest bidder, there was no error in method" and it was not "necessary to call a special meet ft Where the farmers had made an "error" and what made it "nec essary" to have it all done over again-, wa* the fact that they had given the contract to the Produc ers News. Had Ilarrry Polk from Williston gotten the printing, no second meeting would ever have been held, and n-o high powered guy would have been sent from Bozemen to correct any "error. Regarding the letting of print ing contracts, the government has sent out the following instructions — "Final decision as to how this publication shall be placed with the newspapers is left to the coun ty Wheat Production' Control Asso ciation." That gives the 15 farm ers full power to do just what ♦ ♦ . . .. . .. ,l . ,d al *^V r f,rst mpetina »'O'«" ^ From Bozeman we nave received an official letter regarding the same in which it says: You are correct in stating that the matter of distributing ad vertisements under the wheat adjustment program is in the harness of the directors of the County Wheat Production Con | troy Association. "TWe Wheat Section of the Ag ricultural Adjustment Admini «« , st rat ion at Washington has pro vided the form for publishing the lists and has established Certain general regulations, but otherwise the entire matter is to he handled by the county direc tors." - We arp frequently asUfd whether all of the newspapers in « county must be used. There is nothing in the regiulations which would require this. Tn order to get this straight let »» Coffee an I Henry Hermn ir an *s a ship owner and mail carrier between, New York and i alestina, Syria, and Egypt, »n 102S ht can ied 3 pounds of mail aM rece.ved $234, 980 per pound. U\ 102Î) ..ne poJnd of mail for which he g t $115,335, and in 1931, be carried eight pound* and received S>125,820 per pound. And how fasc should a dog ran to get away from the fleas on his back. And aren't you glad that the value of gold has gone up lately? While gold went up the price of wbeat and cotton went down, so j now -w e czr\ buy more wheat and cotton for our gold. And in Seattle one pastor la suing another pastor for $50,000 over love of his wife. And some of u* are not much good on earth, but we might make good 1 aviators. And Ll-kibergh crossed the coun try in one day but Congress double crosses it every day. And the reason Jack Bennett was horn in EnglarH was that he wanted to be near hi* mother. And you never know if your friends drop in for a call or call in for a drop. r irst I got up and suggested the committee of 16, that the printing should be divided among the four papers in the county. Then the four printers were sent outside for the purpose of coming some agreement. But the three other printers had already formed combination and refused to have anything to do with the Producer* News. When we were again called before the committee, I suggested the printing be auctioned off and the three printers gave a joint bid. I then gave a bid which was $260 lower than theirs. They were given a chance to give another bid but refused to do so. Then 12 members of the committee voted for giving thejmnting to the Pro ciucers News and three voted go over again what happened at first meeting. against. Gan „ a ^ b0( y tel1 me , error this committee made and what necessity there was for call mg a second meeting, What was tione at this meetm« was abso lutely legal and according to all rules laid down. But, it was the Producers News who had gotten the contract and the News is not a. Mair street paper, it is a farm-1 ers paper. | And what a howl this farmers j action created. Not among the ( farmers. No, they were perfectly, satisfied, they had *aved $260. Rut, between Plentywood and Boze man the wires were kept hot for awhile, with the result that the committee received a telegram from Bozeman telli'g them to call another meeting, also that a man would- be sent here to help "correct the error". And the committee of three, instead of insisting that no error had been made, and that the farmers here were able to run their ow* association, they called the meeting. That second me\ting is looked upon by *ome as being the most interesting one ever held in the county. Others said it was th» most rotten o r e, and again others said it was conducted worse than any ladies aid meeting they had ever attended. The fact is it was hot and heavy and that all parlimentary rules were completely ignored and vio lated. Let me give a ri illustra tion: After three hours of heated dis cussion somebody finally moved toi„i cancel the Producers News con- | tract. There were 14 directors pres j ent. Nels Olson of Outlook being absent. First they voted by hold ing up their hands, 6 voted for cancellation, fou r voted against and the rest did 1 not vote. The motion had not carried by the ma jority of those present, but tbe chairman, Mr. Tyler, ruled motion carried. The motion Svas actually lost and someone called Mr. Ty ler's attention to this fact aruh he j [ changed his ruling. The motion to cancel the con tract' did pot carry and by right that should have been the la*t of it: But then they started voting on the same motion again, which was strictly against all rules, this time voting by individual ballot. This time the vote stood 7 to 7, and the motion- was lost a féc ond time. After that they disregarded' all rules once more by voting on the same motion, a third time—after the motion was lost twice. This time tbey voted bv bushels and tbe motion carried by a small ma joritv. By violating all rules Mr. COAL Storaasli Coal Delivered for $ 0.50 a ton Telephone 26-W ■> Tyler, our county agent nnd Mr., Tootell from Bozeman, finally go* j it the way they wanted it. The | fact of the whole procedure that the Producers News printing contract was never cancelled. After a recess had been taken for supper, a motion was made to divide the printing evenly among the four papers in the county, at the same price the Producers News had agreed to do it for at the first meeting, and the motion carried] The disgusting part of the thing - g no ^ ^at the Producers News j ogt part 0 f ^ <*,ntract, we are getting used to that kind and don > t mind it so mUc h. But, hasn't Secretary Wallace, our county aRent a nd the newspapers told us time and agatbat this was go j r , g to be a farmer* organization, 1 run by the f armers themselves. 1 And—as soon a s the farmers did] something, something they had absolute right to do, and voted for it J2 to 3, then the bunch who are not f armers> and not ever , friendly to tbe f armerS( ge t another meet j ng called and get everything done over agaiT1 by bookf , and crooks until they get it their way. This mee tir* was an insult, not otdy to the committee of 15 but to every farmer in Sheridan county. Some year» ago the fanners ^ in North Dakota were toW to go j home and slop the hogs," and that i was j ust -what this meeting realy amounte d to. The disgusting part| of it all wa>c that these farmers j d id not have guts a^d backbone enough to run their own business, a1ld tell outsiders to take a jump in tbe lake . The way this turned i out shows that it is not a farm Prs ' organization at all. Its 111 ' , by Main*treet. That mistake« can be made by farmers on parliraentaary rules can be excused. But there can be no excUfie for men sent there by ; the govrtrment, sitting there and allowing all rules to be violated aR ] ong as things were coming their way. If they had a right to j be there for any purpose at all, | tbey sbo uld' be there to guide and j c0rrect mistakes made by the, f arTne rs. These men did not do t hat, and still they want to pose as f r i end<: of the farmer, Then- there is Nels Olson of Out j ook The farmers of Outlook ban elected him as chairman of their committee, because they thought be was a maT1 wb o had the guts to stand up and 1 fight for them. Later be was elected as one of the three on tbe very important county com- ; mittee. And Nels was the only ' one who didn't show up at this j very important meeting, where it -was going to be determined if the organization was going to be run Nels hadn't by farmers or rot. broke a leg. He could have been that meeting had 1 he wanted to. But. he alfo realized that if he attended the meeting he would bave to take a stand one wav or the other, and Nels did not have) the euts to take the stand. s o he bunted around and found 1 some flimsy excuse for not being there. Nels wanted to fix it so that he could wash his hand#- and say "T had nothin«? to do with it. I am j neutral." So Nels hunted around j for an excuse a r d found* it. had to drive come eattle to Ont I look. Something anybody else | could have done just as well as him. Many people think that Nels had been told to do just what he did and ohever* orders. But when farmer* elect men to represent them, they expect them to take ac tive part If* the important things going be man enough to take V ' y. Mi*! 1 PER MILE EVERY DAY ANYWHERE Î . Good in Coaches "on all trains" also in Tourist Sleepers on the EMPIRE BUILDER GREAT NORTHERN stand one Way on the other, and not be hunting around foe excuses, to be neutral, Just before the recess for sap per Nels Olson showed up at the meeting. A group then planned to have the cancellation of the printing contract taken up again right after supper, which would have been the legal and proper thing to do, and would) have put Nel* on the spot one way or the other, But after supper Nels was not there. He had found another ex cuse, instead of being at the meet ing Nels was resting in a barber's chair getting a shave. That pre vented the question from being brought up again. Nels had saved the day for Harry Polk and com pany, and the printing was di vidied up into four parts. I» July another allotment com mittee is going to be elected, and it Will be interesting to see h<rw many of these IB Will be reelected and how many will be told by the farmers to stay home and slop the hogs, SLEEP ALL NIGHT — EVERY NIGHT —Make This 25c Test— Don . t wake up for bladder relief, phy ^ c the bladder ^ yo U would thfi bowels . Drive out impurities and excesBive acids which caU8 e ithe irritation resulting in wakeful ni htg , in burn j an ' d fre ueH des ire. BUKETS the WaddeT physic, made fron* buch j unipeT oil, etc., work* ef f ect j ve j y ^ tbe bladder as castor oil on ^ he bowe i s . Get a regular 2 5 c ho, and ) after four days if not relieved of getting up nights your druggist will return your money, Make thig test Y o\i are board to fee] better after tbis c ] ea nsing and you t your re g U lar sleep, E j MILLER, Druggist, eays ßUKETS is a best seller, . j. ; Special for November MONTANA - DAKOTA POWER COMPANY Offers a special sale on I 1 WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC ADJUSTOMATIC FLAT IRONS $1.00 for your old iron, $1.00 down and $1>00 per month, T ^ at $ 6.95 GENERAL ELECTRIC * * 2 - 00 d <? wn ; *2.00 for your heater, and $2.00 per month, MASTER at •« $ 23.00 See any representative of the Montana-Dakota Power Com pany for these very special bargains.