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The Farmers'' Justice
State versus railroads sixteenth'conviction
Charge, bribing assessor to make false returns
The lower tribunal without juris&ctiort—
Is defendant Kilted to just what it earns? 1
What do you know of the state constitution?
When will the Common People learn their owr*- place?
Reprimand plaintiff for false prosecution]
Discharge the defendant. Call the next case!
State versus the Banker charge, defalcation,^
Using his depositor's funds as his own
Blue-sky investments there's no demarcation,..
.., *. The criminal purpose conclusively shown.
Boodle-bribed' juries—noprison sentence—
That would bring to his fair name disgrace—
He paid them enough to show his repentance?
Then—Sentence suspended! Call the next case!
State versus the Farmer charge, speculation
Chamber of Commerce says its profits are few—
fcfi To'hell with the Farmer, who feeds all Creation!
What says the defendant? The charges are tftie?
Into the courts with him—get a conviction—
We'lf teach him to barter and sell his own grain!
Foreclose the mortgage—get a writ of eviction—
Defendant admits that he did it for gain!
~L 4? Big Business- wofft^see in' the Farrrrer a brother
A frayed, ragged lot that discredit the race!
The laifc must be enforced some way or ahother-^Vr
Back to the dirt*with him! Call the next case!
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, NOVEMBER 4, 1915 Number 7
R. 0. Zollinger.
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