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After, his recent dismal failure to convince the people of his own state, what could Lenroot of Wisconsin hope to accomplish in Minnesota? ANNOUNCING E SUCCESSION t:"When I am dead and gone," Sena tor Knute Nelson said, at the republi can campaign rally in Minneapolis on Saturday night, "and Governor Preus has succeeded me, you can turn to Ivan Bowen for another governor, and you won't make any mistake." OUR WILLMAR STRIKERS We have some 150 men at Willmar who are striking for the right to bar gain collectively and maintain their rights as workers for the Great Nor thern railway. These men have no personal quarrel with the company but are standing out for their organization as a matter of principle. They are men with families and good citizens, and have had an overwhelming senti ment backing them in their demands among the people of the city. They Still expect to win out in their cause fifblch however, is being quite gener ally misrepresented, especially among the farmers. In making the sacrifices they are for the cause they believe in, they are fighting the battle for the in dependence for all organizations work ing for economic betterment of the common people. A little good cheer from some of their farmer friends who are in sympathy with them we know would be greatly welcomed. Why not arrange a little get-together and a better mutual understanding would result. CLARA CITY'S ANSWER «The Clara City Herald usee a third of a.column to say that even If the 'Efch-tCummins law is bad legislation, Congressman Volstead is no worse than the other members of Congress who voted for it and the president who signed it. Something had to be done quickly to take the railroads out from public control at the close of the war and this bill was the best Congress could do. Cummins had a reputation as being'an anti-railroad man and "it seems to us that Mr. .Volstead is per fectly safe when he follows the lead of Mich men." Editor,Burgee closes his apology for ^Volstead with a jre* quest that we publish his "answer." ,. In votingjo give back the railroads Att Jtfttri tV added enormously, to railroad rates, Congressman Vol stead helped to deal a crushing blow to the farmer who must "pay the freight both ways and take what's left for himself Of there is anything left.)" All Volstead's brags about what he has done for the farmer fail to convince when he lines up with those who prey on farmers and laborers as tie did in this case. His votes and actions on his committee to .shield Daughefty and back of him the war profiteers is fur ther proof, if any is needed, that our district needs a change in its repre sentation at Washington. SHOWS UP SENATOR CAPPER To the Editor: What faith can foe placed in men like Senator Arthur Capper of Kansas by anybody who does not wish to be deceived? Repre senting a great agricultural state, he profit to the railroads, which every body knows has largely increased freight rates here in the west, and almost entirely destroyed agricultural prosperity and is fast driving farmers into bankruptcy. Now he comes into Minnesota and advises us to reelect Senator Kellogg who voted for this same law, which experts tell us has added a dollar a day to the cost of living for the av erage family in Minnesota. Ought anybody pay any attention to the advice of a man who can be as two-faced as Senator Capper? —The Cornfield Philosopher, Spicer, Minn. A WORD TO PROGRESSIVE WOMEN It is evident that Volstead support ers are repeating their tactics of two years ago to attempt to stampede pro gressive women and other voters to the Congressman on account of the reputation as a dry which he acquired by reason of his name being attached to the prohibition law and the posi tion he holds in the judiciary com mittee. This plea was the only thing that saved him from defeat then and naturally he will cling to this like a drowning man to a straw. But none of our good people need to doubt but that it is politics—purely practical pol itics. The prohibition question not an issue in the Seventh District be cause Rev. Kvale is also a consistent dry, and was working for the cause long before* Volstead thot of such a thing. There is no party division on this question. There are some wets in all parties. Rev. Kvale will make an able exponent in Congress. It seems almost providential that a man of his attainments should be available to represent the progressive sentiment of the Seventh District in Congress. If elected he will speedily attain prom inence among the progressives of the nation. As a devoted progressive ready to fight against any -backward step being taken on prohibition ques tion he can be of very, great service to that cause during the next two years. Think about this when Vol stead's professional propagandists at tack you with specious pleas to for get everything else and vote for him. TAXATION IN THE SECOND A reader in. the Second Commission er'* District' asks that the Tribune print the taxable valuations of cowa, grade and purebred, as returned by 'the assessors and equalised by the County Board for the various town* shipg in that district: &%$&*&&• hi^t JARCTANDBR— voted for the. infamous Escb-iCummins railway bill, which guaranteed a net! appeal?-Schooland other local taxes To cap the climax this same Senator Capper goes into Iowa and there strongly advises the farmers to send Smith Brookhart to the senate who is accused of being a socialist and who won his nomination by denouncing the1 Each-Cummins law, which he declared is the worst measure passed by con gress in the past '50 years. Senator Capper is surely a genius, but when is he to be believed? 1- Grade cows:':Assessed'$8.70 Equal ised $16.66 increase 80 per cent. Pure bred cows: Assessed $12.50 Equaliz ed $28.00 Increase 1V& per cent OOliPAX— $ll71^$16.76 16 per cent. $20.00 $80.00 ©0 per cent. DOVRB— $11.08 '$15.45 30 per cent. $25.00 $28.75 15 per cent. NORWAY LAKE-^-" $8.08 $15.35 90 per cent. $12:50 28.00 125 per centf ,,*' MAMRE— $13.59 $15.62 15 per cent. $28.00 $28.00 None. LAKE ANDREW— $10.16 $15.33 60 per cent. $14.30 $28.60: 100 per cent. It will be noticed that while the per cent of increase varies from none to 125 per cent the valuation is equalized to approximately the same in each -township, which it is the duty of the board to accomplish. If the equaliza tion is done as fairly as possible the taxes'will be correspondingly uniform thruout the county. A larger valua tion, if it is uniform thruout the dis trict taxed, does not in itself raise taxation, for that is determined by the rate. It ia not fair therefore for an assessor who has*assessed property muchr lower than assessors in other townships to claim that the county eq ualizers have raised the taxes in his township when the valuation has mere ly been brought up to the general level. THE GOVERNOR'S LAME APPEAL Gov. Preus' keynote speech at Mon tevideo was a disappointment to his followers. He gave a lot .of figures on/the increase of taxation, exhaust ively giving- rates and figures. He boasted of the fact that no taxes are levied for the general fund of the •state, and- left the inference that he should have credit for the large am ount coming into the state treasury from gross earnings, iron ore tax, etc., that, makes this possible. How little credit is due his crowd for this 1B well known to anyone familiar with state history. It is the demands and polit ical battles fought by progressives that forced the enactment of these taxes, and it is the progressives who can best be trusted to increase these taxes on the special interests.for the relief of the present heavy taxes on the common folks. Reduction of 'local taxation was referred to by the gover nor, as being desirable, but he made no suggestion as to what "frills'' should be cut out. Wasn't there a deep touch of the demagogic in this are voted only after demands have be come compelling and usually the needs far outrun the results obtained. The' Governor said nothing about the me thods used to encourage the local ex penditures with promises of state and federal aid which usually accounts for all the "frills," many people being un able to see that in the last analysis they pay all themselves. Gov. preus' reference to "socialism having been defeated" was unworthy of a man of any breadth of mind All public schools, free highways, municipal plants, etc., are socialistic and neither Gov. Preus nor any other public man with the reactionaries have been able to draw the exact line where social ism becomes dangerous. The talk of "the menace of socialism" is indulged in only to frighten common folks into voting against their own interests. Magnus Johnson has not had the ed ucational advantages which Governor Preus can boast of, but he is in close touch with the needs and problems of the common people. His work in rally ing the farmers to help themselves and his record as state senator should ral ly every progressive vote to his ban ner. EMPLOYED AT ELEVATOR Oscar Wahlquist is assisting John Sandin, manager of the Farmers Co operative Elevator on Pacific avenue West. Mr. Wahlquist has been in the employ of the elevator during the past weeks. FABRIC 30x3 $7.75 30x3^2 $8.5(h CORD 30x3J/2 31x4 *4vt f.- 7 $10.50 $19.00 32x4 $21.00 33x4 34x4 I $21.60 $21.95 FIFTH STREET A RALLY DAY Attendance on Sunday School* Ral ly Day at Presbyterian Church it 325" Rally Day was Held at the Presby* terian Sunday School last Sunday and drew an attendance of 325 pupils. This Rally Day~is an annual event and is the beginning of increased enroll ments of the Sunday School during the winter months. 'I "Last Sunday a program was given jointly by the primary and junior de partment and included some enjoyable numbers. Rev. McCullough delivered an* interesting talk to the ^Sunday School. The work being done in the Sunday School is progressing and much int erest is 'being displayed by teachers and children. Mr. Flanders Peterson is,the superintendent of the Sunday School. BENEFIT FOR ORPHANS Social Held at Lars Urdahl's For Benefit of Orphans Home Near City •-A coffee and .cake social was held last 'Sunday afternoon at the farm home or Lars Urdahi by the Dovre Ladies Aid. The social Was attended by a large gathering and the proceeds composed quite a substantial sum. The refreshpenta sold for fifteen cento. The fplowing program was ren dexed before the serving "began: Solo, Mrs. Ingvald Rykken. Devotional and Talk, Mr. K. T. Ryk ken. Solo, Dagny Jacobson. Talk, Rev. E. E. Gynild. SVEA LUTH. BROTHERHOOD' PROGRAM October 19, 1922. Song, Audience. Scripture reading and prayer. Reading, Sigfred Swenson. Song. Talk, George Sunderland. Song. Reading, Reynold Westerberg. Guitar music. Reading, Harold Nelson. Song. Speech, Rev. J. Holmquist. Song,. Audience. Benediction. .Refreshments will be served by the men. LARSON BACK ON STREET JOB Swan Larson withdrew his resigna tion as street ^commissioner last Fri day. At an executive session of the City Council Monday evening a num ber of witnesses were. summoned to testify as to charges made for irregu larities and after hearing them the Council exonerated Mr. Larson by a vote of seven jo one. BREAKS ARM Arvid Opal who lives near Raymond was taken to the WiHmar Clinic last Saturday with a broken, right arm. The injury Was caused by Mr. Opal becoming entangled in a piece of har ness and the horse giving a sudden JerR^ breaking* his arm. The fracture was set by Dr. B. J. Branton. WILL MOVE CIGAR STORE The Mekeland & Co. will move their cigar store which is now located on Fourth Street to the building on Litch field Ave formerly occupied by the Edison -Shop. The building is being redecorated and will be occupied by the first of the month. Victor Johnson will also move his news stand to the n,ew place on Litchfield avenue. —Miss Anna Carlin of Marshall ar rived on Tuesday afternoon for a Visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. King. SPECIAL O N A W I CORDS 32x4^2 $27.10 33x4«/2 $27.80 34x4J4 $28.45 35x4!/2 3 $29.30 33x5 $33.80 35x5 $35.50 36x6 4E Paul $50.40 A A A A W L. Hedin WILLMAR, MINN. PHILOSOPHER RETURN^ Mr. J. W. Withamv the Cornfield Philosopher, of Spicer, has just got back from a three weeks trip across country thru Southern^Minnesota, and as far down as Des MOjnes 'in Iowa. He came back iby the waV.of the Twin Cities. He says that Brookhart the Progres sive candidate is going to win hands down and is making his fight in oppo sition to the Cummins-Esch Railroad law. Iowa farmers are no more enthusi astic over having their freight rates doubled than are the farmer's of this state. The Philosopher attended the Fair at Redwood Falls and talked with many farmers all along the way and found no enthusiasm among them for either Kellogg or Preufe worth noting. They seemed more inclined to study poli tics from the bread and butter stands point than ever before. Senator Capper of Kansas was brot into this state to beg for Kellogg but as he voted for the CumminsiEsch Act himself, which experts have figured out adds a dollar a day to the cost of living of the average family here in the West, altho pretending to be a great friend of the farmers, liis de fense of Kellogg had but little force! Johnson and Shipstead both, appear to the Philosopher to be winners., URGES SUPPORT OF ANDERSON To the Voters of Kandiyohi County, Minn.: We old soldiers of the Civil War naturally have a fraternal feeling for all those that have served in later wars. Paul Anderson is a soldier of the world war, was badly wounded? having lost his arm at the battle of the Meuse-Argonne. He is therefore unable to follow his'former occupation," that of farming. He was born and raised on a farm in this county, was educated by the Government after the war, and is capable to fill the office of County Treasurer for which he now vis a candidate at the coming election, Nov. 7th. Your vote for a deserving maimed soldier, wall be very much ap preciated. Respectfully, C. HENNINGS, A Veteran of the Civil War. NOW AT KEARNEY Kearney, Neb., Oct. 9, 1922* To the Editor: We are now looking over the state of Nebraska. Find that the farmers are not very prosperous. Have had very little rain and the crops almost burned up. The weather turned cold Friday, too cold for comfort, but today it was so hot that it was almost impossible to hike from noon until four o'clock. Quite a few autoists have given us rides. Ford owners seem to be the* most generous. -t .-$• Several tourists from Minnesota have passed along the Lincoln High way. The Hikers Four. Special NEW MACHINE SHED Machine Shed Being Built at State Farm By Own Labor. Measures 33x81 A new machine shed is now being built at the state asylum near the city and is being constructed entirely by the use of the farm's own labor help. The farm has had need of a machine shed of large size and the new building will measure 33 by SI feet, thus affording ample space for the storing of machinery equipment The work is in charge of T. J. Samp son who has as his crew employed men on the farm and patients. The lumber which wil1 be purchased and other incidentals which enter in will be .the only expenses, counting the labor as part of" the routine work at the institution. Work has been going on during the past several weeks. The old machine shed was located a distance from the other barns. The new building is be ing built on a new site near the other farm structures. TEACHERS TO ATTEND The Minnesota..Ediucational Associa tion meetng&v will* be held in St Paul beginning Oct. 25th, and closing Oct. 28th. AH of the teachers of the local schools will attend and school will close at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 25. Several members of the Central Par ent Teacher Association are planning to attend. The M. E. A. is one of the greatest state associations in the coun try and its meetings are well worth attending by anyone interested in Ed ucation. WORKING AT BELLINGHAM iSivert Benson and Ole Birkeland, plumbers for Ben Benson, are working on a plumbing and heating job at a large school built at Bellingham in this state. They spent Sunday at their homes.here. Work has been go ing on for the past three weeks. **-—Remhold Schuler returned to his home in Raymond on Monday of last week after visiting with his wife who is taking treatments at the Willmar Hospital. Get Your Stomach Right Stomach misery, gas and indigestion are promptly relieved with MiJ0-Na Stomach Tablets. At S. B. Carlson & Son, on money back plan.—Adv. WANTED 500 men to buy fleece lined union suits. 95 $1.49 $1.95 MANUFACTURER'S OUTLET Store Bring your large Live Frogs 4 3 0 Benson Ave. West ARCOLA WEEK October 23rd—28th O A. LEMBERGER A Spicer Depot^ ReceiveCash ARCOLA —next week only OU can save money by placing your order for ARCOLA next week. For this one week only, we can install this wonderful hot-water heating sys tem for you at a real saving. When the last signs of Fall disappear, and the mercury drops 'way down—that's when ARCOLA will bring real comfort and save one-third your coal So right now, when you can save money, get,your order in. ARCOLAS can be delivered promptly. These attractive prices, next week only: ARCOLA with 2 radiators $165.00 ARCOLA with 3 radiators $235.00 ARCOLA with 4 radiators $310.00 ARCOLA with 5 radiators $385.00 These approximate prices show ARCOLA'S low cost. Come in and get exact price for your home. Open evenings all next week JOHNSON & NELSON Telephone 6 2 4 Willmar, Minn. ARCOLA pays* for itself in the fuel it saves prices WICKSTRAND-BERGMAN Miss Esther Evelyn Bergman, dau ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Bergman of Spicer, and Mr. Gustav A. Wickstrand a son of Mr. and Mrs. Nels G. Wick strand of Mcintosh, Minn., were uni ted in*marriage at the Vinje parson age on Wednesday* Oct. 11th, at 1:3» o'clock by Rev/Arnt Vaaler. The wit nesses were Mrs. Vaaler and Miss Ev elyn Dale. The couple left on the noon train for Spicer where they will visit with the bride's relatives, and from there they will go to Mcintosh where the groom is engaged in farming. R. C. SLETTEN Candidate for Senator Endorsed by Farm and Labor Forces I have ^no lengthy, flexible platform to otlei for the purpose of getting in to offWSfe. ,'• 'My stand is for legislation favor able to the farmers and laborers for the betterment of their conditions, which rwill automatically reflect pros perity to all other lines of business in our district and state. I stand for strict law enforcement and any legislation for the betterment of social and moral conditions. iPor economy in the affairs of the State. Fairness to all. and special favors to none. R. C. SLETTEN. (Prepared by candidate' in his own be half, Rt. 1, Willmar, Minnesota.) Oct. 11, IS, 25 MEN! If You Want Shoes See the Values We Are Offering for They Are Very Special Values "LID" Wants to See You ON BUSY FIFTH ST.