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THE PRODUCERS NEWS
Published Friday of each week at Plentywood, Montana, by The Peoples Publishing Company, Inc, Entered as Second Ckaas Matter. October 18, 1918, at the Poet Office at Plentywood, Montana. Under the Act of March 9. 1879. OUR PROGRAM 1. No evictions, no foreclosures. 3. Passage of the Workers Unemployment Bill (H. R. 2827) 2. Cancellation of all secured farm debts, 4. Immediate cash relief for unemployed workers and desti tute fanners. 6. Passage of Farmers Emergency Relief Bill (H. R. 3471) Subscription Rates; Per yeaar. 82; six months, 81; three months 50 cents. Foreign per year. 82.50; six months. 11.26; three months. 60 cents. Advertising Rates furnished upon application. ALFRED F. MILLER, Editor EJNAR DUUS, Associate Editor HANS RASMUSSEN, Business Manager Friday, April 26, 1935 The Right Of Asylum Until the 1880's, America had no deportation laws and was regarded as an asylum for those who fled from the ty rannies of old Europe. Today, under the influence of the Hearst organization and the Chamber of Commerce, the Am erican immigration department is attempting to send scores of foreign-bom workers and farmers to fascist countries where they would face persecution and imprisonment. When ever they are found opposing fascist tendencies in America, they are threatened with imprisonment in the jails and con centration camps of their own countries. Because he is opposed to fascism, because he has been fighting the battle of the impoverished farmers against fore closures and for relief, the editor of the Producers News, Alfred Miller, is being threatened with fascist German pri sons. n-niTT c c » j , , Only the united action of farmers and workers organ izations all over the country can protect him from this fate. Workers, farmers, intellectuals, all those opposed to the reactionarv mpasnrpc fnr reactionary measures tor deportation and discrimination a gainst the loieign-boill, should continue to send their pro tests to the department of labor, to Senator Wheeler and to the House Committee on Immigration all at Washino-tnn •p, P ë anon, ail at V5 asnmgton, Demand the right of asylum for Editor Miller and all the other workers who are facing deportation today! Funds are needed in particular for the legal ^fense of the case. Send in your contribution at once to Mrs. Grace Kardersen, secretary of the "Alfred Miller mittee. defense com Issue The Hay Reports come from all over that the prices for hay have been cut to where farmers can actually think about buying some. Many counties in North Dakota and Minnesota are sell ing hay for $10 a ton. In this respect Sheridan county of course stepped into the limelight when hay moved for $5 a ton. Except that farmers got no benefit out of that deal. Word has been spread that if this hay can't be sold at $21 a ton, it will be sent back to Minnesota, be the right thing in the minds of the wise men in the re lief office, instead of issuing the stuff to the Sheridan coun ty farmers to keep the stock going. The hay must stay here; $5 a ton is price enough for it For those who haven't the $5, it should be issued any That would way. That is the way to use the hay, instead of building a glass case over it and sitting down to worship it until tht hay is all rotten and stinks up the town. Beware Of Betrayers On April 27, at the Holiday Convention at Des Moines Huey Long, Father Coughlin and Dr. Townsend will be pre sented to the Holiday membership of the mid-west. Milo Reno Lays that those three men could "destroy wage slavery as surely aj chattel slavery was destroyed in the sixties. Those three men are not interested in destroying wage slavery. They have sail so time and again. Even iheh present plans work agmst the poor farmers and workers and for Wall Street. If you doubt this, get a copy of their programs anc actually study the thing instead of listening to their high powered speakers over the radio. On April 28 the Holiday members will hear the program ot the rank and file farmers for a third party. The program will be presented to them by Lem Harris, secretary of the Sioux Falls conference. The Sioux Falls program says that the farmers do not want a program of Long, Coughlin and Townsend. The far mers want a program that works for them and not against them. > » Fake Security Roosevelt's promise of "economic security" fades into oblivion when his "security bill" is passed by the House. His security bill is not meant to bring immediate security to the people, and no real security in the future either. That it is another fake measure is seen when no decent provisions are made for insurance of the unemployed, the group that is in the greatest need of security. It is the same old story of making the least capable pay the bill. The worker has to pay an "income tax" out of his meager earnings, and only after paying an "income tax' for five years is he entitled to a little unemployment insurance that amounts to practically nothing. The bill states that only in states where they already have old age pension laws will the federal government give aid, amounting to a "maximum" of fifteen dollars. Obvious ly the government has no intention of giving adequate urity to the aged. sec Coffee an Uncle Sam has many mills Uade to grind out bran<J rew bills. u . e help you in your cause ith his old-age pension laws. - o more wore worries over bills, utcher s duns or doctor's pills, me on squab and caviar, port a streamline motor car. Just go the limit —- as you see fit ith fifteen a month to do it with. And: "You n can come after sup per, said the girl to her sweet eart. "But that was mostly what I wanted to come for," he said. And some firms are now get ting so prosperous they are buy ing two bottles of ink at one time. And the little girl said she got ui> re ? c ^ a * r f°r her birthday, But it ain't any good. It's got a hole in it." RESEKVF Miss Agnes Espelund psent the w'eck end at her home town. east of Mr. and Mrs. Groskurth, Mr. and Mrs. Mouritsen and Mr. and Mrs. Nielsen wer^ among those whv, at tendee, ti e fumra) of Anton Peie: '° n a t Dagmar on Monday Mr?. On stance Melcher of Al amo, N. D., *-as an Easter guest at the Land he me. Fred Groskurth fcCC^ai'irn^M lT Saturday Lij Miss Sophie* Hu f G1 spent Sunday withsister^M^ Ray Kaliak. The cantata given in Plentywood ast Pnday evening was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson, r. and Mrs. Ray Kaliak, Mr. and vi Lyngas and Mr. and Mrs. Criwxms from here. Mr. Lyngas was one of the singers in the bass seotwu. Measles victims this week are ^ lcbael Gibbons. Leo Jabocsen, „ 16 and Maxin ® Madsen and Mamie Rorvig. The entire community was shock ed Monday evening when the sad ? eWS <*™® that little Ruby Larson had passed a\vay very suddenly in the Plentywood hospital from spinal meningitis. A private fu neral was held Tuesdav aftemoor Paul Hultgren is gathering ajj. other shipment of horses for the eastern markets. He experts to make a shipment the latter part and Alvin eo^rr, sc x i '"v!i re ^ rIJmV •!. u er Miller and Robert Milton, will be presented by the senior class of the Outlook high school on the evening of May preved itself one of ?he ÏÏ2t JS the^v^tr SLrGeo^lr^Mér t"L i Wirt 7 , v ' onard de~™ M Vhd! J rv^^; LUClI r e Boe Eileen Ordahl FothÄ p UC1 e SSlSÏfiSÎÎIu Gt ÎT' Y!: Lund JÎ p!2 lTM n v ar?aret Lundeen and Frances Deck. Special features will be present ed between acts. of this week. Outlook Seniors Present Annual Class Play On Wednesday, April 24, Mrs Rudy White died at the hospita here. She had been on the sic T list for some time. Mrs. White was bom in Dak ^ah. Ill.. May 13, 1905, and cam o Sheridan courty in 1917. She leaves her husband and fiv* ittlo children, the oldest one nir years and" the youngest six week? hree brothers ard one sister. TV f the brothers, Leonard and Tin Mrs. Rudy White Dies After Lingering Illness ive south of Plentywood. CHILD . HAf*! Î Vi/ U ^ Ali £N G lFOL\NT '» h-au irt. •/ ( IvJriÆ'? 1, A !/«.> ? % Mrr /r» si Iul* Plmygrou'ut Accidents To be coïtent with rhi c.ld s;<y accldents -rill happen" is to Le . • I3g oid fashioned. We have sugared and loe^. tor long unde tuat iu differeot attitude. TLe mcxieiT viea is to do something about it. Not ia t t-ilking to children, for that k out, dong with scolding, preaching, and threatening. We have a gar ^clan ship to s^x-ve, and an important responsibility falling to seboo' cf firials is to recognize every posr-iLle accident situation and to erect every safeguard available. T * « By no means does this car tailing the normal activities of children. Such action wonld re little short of criminal. It meros, rather, that the facilities we j ro vide for childrc-i's actr be as free of h, make thr-m. Are there > a 1 ■s shall !a can your school? Ti.at sigtuhcaat ~t s tioo introduce thongl: exhanstiole sub new line cf I o this series, it ,'s ar In- ! ject, so more Later. : he mod* safe 3 Dr. IreUiiu 1 vtU d** \ ems» tku process next w**k. How can children'* FRIDAY, PRODUCERS Amas*, HEARST'S OWN MAN FORCES HI TO SWALLOW ms OWN LIES ABOUT USSR N. Y. Times Correspondent Refutes Hearst; Willies' Photos of Starvation In Soviet Union Are Proven Frauds; Farmers Becoming Prosperous Ever since last December the newspapers owned by William Randolph Hearst have carried on a hysterical cam paign of lies against the Soviet union. Full pages of editor ials, articles and pictures purporting to "prove" that millions of Russians have starved to death have appeared in every one of Mr. Hearst's twenty-three daily iewspapers. One would hardly expect the^_ truth about a land ruled by the. workers and farmers, from a man ; who has an income of 880,000,000; a year, who owns 23 newspapers, j two news services supplying 200 j newspapers, a néws reel agency,j five magazines, the richest gold I mine in the country, and 10 radio stations. Yet the very fact that this man (rat is a better name for him) has 30 million American people reading his newspapers and countless thousands more listening to his radio broadcasting, makes his lies dangerous. Without doubt thousands of ; farmers who get teh Chicago Her- i aid and Examiner, the Omaha Bee News or other Hearst papers, have been misted into believing his vile lies. a Hearst "Correspondemt" ' But what is the truth ? There R * ^ties on "un-! ation" have been smeared across; the front pages of the Hearst newspapers. Walker's articles were dated as ! if they had been written from Keiv, Poltava, Belgorod and Khar kev, Russian cities, where he claimed to have seen starving far j mers and workers. Soviet officials and workingclass ■ newspaper writers investigated and j found that this Walker came to the Soviet Urion October 12,.1934. arrived in Moscow October 13. Fwe days later he left Moscow ? n th ®. Siberian express tram, go ' dim^t through to the Man i ®burian border and leaking the j ! land of the Soviets forever. He; i wa5 at all times thousands of miles I w,,erc he i !ttarv« 10n . He was never i Another Tells the Truth ! Walker is not th ® regular cor-j respondent for the Hearst papers in Russia. Evidently he was hired | for this snecial iob. The reenlar Moscow correspondent for the belong to Hearst. is a man named Lindsay Parrott. But while Mr. Walker did not go into the Uk ! raine, Mr. Parrel? did ' ' i t •»« — - .«• I visited the Volxa rexion — from Astrakhan to Saratov. I visited tlle FriedHch En ^ b Ko,kh - (collective farm) in Markstadt and on ® of the Gshîng Kolkhozes whoSe ff0od «rganization. order and 'I**"'"*** astonished me. I have completed a trip to important apricult11ral regions of the Soviet Union—to the south Ukraine, where I 5 *aw new collective farms. This ond trip made an even greater ! impression than the first. "Nowhere in any of the towns or villages on the way did I | signs or traces of the famine about which the foreign press i likes to speak. Moreover, the present is the very time of year w b^n famine, if existing, would sharply appear. "I visited collective farms not ! according to any prearranged plan ' Durin g my stay in the Odessa region, I spent a whole m th ® villages of the col lective farms, Grosliebental and Klcinliebental, in the Spartakov district. sec see "I happened by chance to sit at the dinner table of a collée tive farmer's and taste kohkhoz food. I was returning to town by automobile, which got stuck in deep snow. We could not pro ceed and it was necessary'to re turn to the collective. Naturally the farmer did not expect bat we met with a hearty/wel core., hospitality aod . good •upper. We were treated to pickled herring with onions, vege tables, pork schnitzel with and coffee. We also tasted good kholkoi wine. ego. Plenty of Food *•1116 collective farmers of Grosliebental probably lived bet last year, when there was no drouth, than this year, but at the present they are living like average peasants who have suf ^îoreover, I found that ter fielest. 80 p«'ir eesnt of the peasants of GrosBeVptal were poor peasants brforj cUicaiviaKtioa. The per cent« T e of poor peasants cerre spore'ed approximately to the perrm'^a?* of illiterates. "Novr. hi Klernliebental, for inrtafK*», estai r i.J> Wh ten schools have been d and there are no II Thc village Is clean trim, well built houses, pa r in varions gay colors. 1 he cvii.TUTn farmers are dress ed o r, * 4 ,p II. d*Loa a>>4 se< jnirgly ; rc well at tended ? -4 cared for, çhu\*rw • ^ }n cbf^ „ •r i ses are in good con AM raa sheltered %«Afher. The number ol livesîock in the collective ia creastd from 3,500 head to 5,000 in two years, "In these villages we heard the sound of church bells. Lutheran and Catholic churches continue to exist, Mr. Parrott fisished his talk which lasted nearly an hour, with the following phrase: don't know how the kulaks (for mer rich farmers) feel, but I am convinced that the poor peasants in the collectives have begtin to lead a well-to-do life." Times Refutes Hearst As an "authority" on the Soviet Union, Hearst brought forward a member of the former Russian no bility, Dr. Ewald Amends, who was kicked out by the workers and farmers along with the czar and other worthless rubbish. State-t *• I rJÏT*?™ ma ? e 1 by tbis truth by Meant" ' On August 23. 1934, Harold Denny, Moscow correspondent f«r the New York Times, cabled his newspaper in regard to Amende's statement: "This statement has absolute lv no foundation. Your corre spondorj .a- in Kiev days last July (whtn the starv ation was seen, according to Am ends) about the time people were supposed to he dying ihere. and neither in the city nor in the surrounding countryside -was the*, hunger." On October 15, 1934, Denny cabled his paper again, as follows; "Nowftere was famine found. Nowhere even the fear of it. There is food, inchiding bread. « "»• »I>™ market, The peasants were smiling, too. and generous with their foodstuffs, In short, there is no air of trou ble or impending trouble." Manufactures "Picture«" Hearst is illnsrtatinv hi^'sta,v . - ^ ^ V In-1pjrtorea Thich^are s"p^ed to Eut A wÏÏe4 newspaper man in ir timate Von^ct ^tWhl or* hL .1^! *• the executives doVwr\hte y ™:\ tores' They were pven to artlita, retouched and prepared for the American reader to swallow a "pictures" of starvation in Russia. Thu? in the issue of the New York Evening Journal of Febru ary 18 there is a picture of desti tution purporting to come from the i Soviet Union. Actually this pic ture is one of an Austrian soldier* standing near one of the fallen horse? on a strip of land laid wa?tp by artillery fire. The pic-1 ture Vras really taken after one of the battles in the last war. row corpses, naked except for a few rags, lying on the ground, This picture was actually taken in tk ® Soviet Union. But the orig i na l picture was made at a work ers' rest home in Crimea. It *&i na By showed a group of work ?I S c ^ ad * n s h Qr ts lying in the sun. Hfar?t ' 55 artists got to Work and ret ° uch «d the picture n,akp the_fi gares look like corpses, and hi * editcr s added lines about starvation and "robbery of corps Cs." Another Hearst picture shows a or so as to J"? compare Hearst's lies statements made by some Am ^. can farmer? who have s°en C °S£ 0 ^" the U ™ on ' , M ? 1 a , n IndiaJ!a farmer £ ho . ha s recently returned from 5® ssla , after Ä wo ! km * ° n farm? I .If fr0m Apnl to Decpmb ®r. _ TT J >aril ** r J n ? r ***? in tbp Soviet I 1 T"' \ m,,M ate ,10,e,a - coimmir DOWN i ] ! GOES THE PRICE OF SHAVING COMFORT ▲ HTlTTTE PROBAK JUNIOR A Wæ I j|r||pw'in Packaf e$ Cjk .'IO for 25 c 25 For 59c /Vi » PRÛBAK U JUNIOR ^ MAO« m utA « V.S MilUW Off Probak Jumfcr ffU mil Gillette & ***>hrk yyptn 3T, ÜKI JL » ■ «T\ Tm. Wn M VtflTvrtü m i i ! ■-> #/l Mph Â J % . ; » - -■ - mi 5 I** » s - y. Ù *■ mWA 'SS'I « €>2 w S' h i SSL- yj w \VV ... s s v ; i - À s A ■ Ill rw. a 1 : ♦ . i i % r mi The spirit of the D.A.R. and William Randolph Hearst are pictured here as they an. f ear ^ before 20,000 people who parted Madison Square Garden in New York City recent t0 their stand f ° r Ciyi1 llberties ' T . he P lcture characterizes Hearst as well as the "ords of Pi of. Charles Beard, writer and historian, who said of him; "There is no cesspool °f crime and vice which Hearst has not raked and exploited for his own profits. . . person of integrity would touch him with a ten-foot pole." The affair where these effi gies were shown was sponsored by the American League Against War and Fascism Roger Baldwin, A.C.L.U. head, stands at the right of the evil eye of Hearst. several .No *suubj »ibis 'suiooj Suiuip i|i collective farms, and in the homes of individual farmers and workers. Without exception, ev er y worker and farnver ate more than I did and even more than the average American worker does. Everywhere they had plen ty of plain substantial food and sometimes some of the fancy f°ds we are so fond of in Am? I ®rica." Let us take the testimony of Julius Walstad, a South Dakota dirt farmer sent to the Soviet Un • v ,, j , . . , mers as their" delega^T™^ ^ .<. ,, , , , r j*™"?. the farm ' wrlt " Walsta d in his re shortly '''we Itep^d ttv ff T f ysc ^ c ; ' , of / ood - In ^vited * 1%*° SUPper ' We had a gooà i 'T*'" . . . i In «K«. Wal-| i ti firrv ait n i t fi | A I 11 1 I If |i| £ ■ M i 1 1 S^k » | P 11 IS @ A I R 9 . ! Il I B I 9 III I ml \ Il g fti III I i | S | IfS Il H P ! | I I | | ||l|l|| 1 1 1 Ik J 111111 I if» | l| 1 ! m 1 Mi 1 : - 9 Miles Northeast of Plentywood and 4V 2 Mues Southwest of Dooley TUESDAY, APRIL 30 th FREE LUNCH AT 12 O'CLOCK HOUSEHOLD GOODS FARM MACHINERY 1 Heater 1 Rocking Chair 1 Wagon 1 Bob Sled 1 13-in. John Deere Gang Plow 1 Com Cultivator 1 Emerson Single Disc 1 Hay Rack and Wagon Box 1 Quick Cook Oil Stove 1 Kitchen Cabinet 1 Table 2 Beds 1 Melotte Cream Separator 1 Clothes Cabinet 2 Stone Jars j 2 Dozen Mason Jars ■ Seed Beans 2 Bushels Seed Cora LIVESTOCK 1 Cow 4 years old, to freshen last of Jan* 1 Cow 5 years old, just fresh 1 Yearling Calf 1 Spring Calf 1 Set of Harness 1 Brood Sow 25 Chickens Terms: Cash Ben Marsh, Jr Owner bodin, ® erk c.D FERGUSON, Auctioneer ELMER stad writes: j "What impressed me most in Russia is that everything is be ing built up. Production has gone up rapidly in every line. Not only is no one starving but everybody has a job. The farm ers and workers have better housing, better food, and etter clothing than ever before, and they are planning for better things." 1 ! No Subsistence Fanners Reprseentatives of even the most hide-bound conservative capitalist • a ? ws P a P« rs " th ® New limes, have been forced to admit the progress of agriculture in the Soviet Union. They have reported ti H ''*'.7 in d T* P®°p'®s. The Soviet goverr.ment i is out to make the farmers not i "subsistence farmers" but well-to do, as these capitalist reporter! admit. Hearst is a war-maker and a He wants to protect ti* profits which he has piled up out of the weat and blood of the toil ers. f a scist. Farmers should know that such a man is not to be trusted. He is an enemy of the workers and farmers. His lies must be braid ed and exposed. Boycott Hearsti papers and build up your own pa per, the Producers News, which tells the truth about the farmers and workers of America and of the world. Sam Slian Discusses Soil Blowing on Farms At the soil erosion meeting last Saturday evening a the courthouse Sam Sloan, extension agronomist gave a talk on soil blowing and its control. He also showed slides of the destruction caused by soil blowing and the implements beet adapted for its control.