Saving the King Business
Holland's refusal to surrender
the Kaiser probably lifts a great
burden from the allied govern
ments. The propaganda put out
during the war makes effort to
punish him necessary. The pub
lic always likes to see a villain
properly finished off in the last
act. But if we remember that
this man is a cousin of the man
who sits on the English throne
and that royalty and nobility is
at a discount everywhere in Eur
ope, we at once see how hard iti
would be for the allies to follow
the rules of popular drama. Hol
land's refusal solves the matter
The discount of royalty has
reached such a point in England
that King George now employs a
publicity man, an American by
the way to see that the king bus
iness gets the proper amount of
favorable public mention. Per
Residents of Grand Forks, N. D.
who gathered to promote the
sale of state bonds to build the
big state mill and elevators
there must have smiled some
what when prominent business
men appeared to boost the sale.
Men who for years have taken
an antagonistic attitude to the
organized farmers spoke for the
bonds and used the same argu
ments which the farmers have
"Farmers," said one, "can
haul their wheat here an3 have
it cleaned. They will get paid'
for all dockage. They will get the
benefit of freight both ways on
flour and mill feeds. They can
bring in wet wheat and have it
dried at small expense."
Another declared: "These
state industries will bring other
's^aoj puHjf) o) aaaq saujsnpui
prvately owned industries which
will come to oompete to take ad
vantage of the new market cre
ated. This building up of a cen
ter here could scarcely have been
brought about in any other way.
Here we have real town sense
and it is the same kind of sense
the farmer has been talking. A
few years hence the people of
our western towns will marvel
that they are so foolish as to
support a railroad and market
ing system« which robbed them
of local industry and the farmers
of fair returns.
The next wise step for Grand
Porks business men to take is to
agitate for government opera
tion of the railroads so that
Grand Forks can escape some
of the present outrageous dis
crimination in favor of Duluth,
the Twin Cites and Chcago.
by New York
New York papers like the
haps an American with exper- ion and distribution of milk as a the decision of this court the
ience in making us love monopo-i.public utility, subject to control court will have power to take
lists was particularly fitted for in all details. charge of the books, records,
this task. One ox this American 9, Municipal operation of pub strike funds and any other mon
stunts has been featuring tin ijc utilities. !ey of the union, oust it from the
Prince of wales, and readers Curiously enough the big
rials have been establishing that
sinister institution which
of "agent provocateur.
'We are ready to bring out all
facts concerning this charge
the gravity of which we fully re
cognize. It is clear* that some of-
GUARDING MORE THAN MONEY.
matters and' business affairs whether!
Itrans&cted witkj U9.} or with others th rough*
lis bank are always confidential.,
/lie policy of guarding well all information1
k'^intrusted with us is as rigid as the safeguard
lug of yonr funds.
fe invite you to become!öne of our custom
A wevaSBure you kind and courteous
as well as large deporit& gladly accept
paid tiu time depositr.'
RITY HATIONAL BANK
Times, Tribune and Sun which ficials implicated in this matter
have had so much to say about are only too anxious to prevent
"bolshevism" in North Dakota jus
had better give the governor of Kansas Industrial Court
their own state some attention. I Kansas legislators have estab
In his annual message to the lished what they please to call an
legislature Governor Smith re
commends the following:
1. A minimum wage law.
2. The eight-hour day for wo
3. Maternity insui ance for ex
4. Extension ot workmen's
compensation to cover occupa- labor is expected to yield all and
tional illness and accidents. receive nothing.
5. Appointment of state phy- The governor is about to ap
sicians and nurses for rural com-1 point the court of three members
munities now destitute of medi- [If labor had any political voice
cal ad. this would not be so bad, but in
6. Ownershp, development and as much as the governor of Kan
operation of all waterpowers byisas is put in office by machine
the state. I politics, representing large in
7. State-owned and operated terests, it will mean that labor
grain elevators in three states! will be tried by its opponents. A
alter the manner of the Nonpar- governor hostile to union labor
tisan league experiments in can not be expected to appoint a
North Dakota. court fair to labor.
8. Recognition of the product-! And if labor does not abide bv
will recall his recent trip thru York press do not attack the property it has, and put the leaders
Canada and this country which pounder of this "un-American" in prison and the members in
made good reading
at home. Frazier. Perhaps they know that [This terrible power is sugar
jthe New York state legislature, coated by provision for taking
Business Men Agree With is sufficiently reactionary to ^over the property and similarly
kill all popular legislation and I punishing employers who do not
they are willing to let the Tam- agree. The legislature also recog
many governor gather a little Inizes collective bargaining and
harmless popularity. the right to quit work. That
these provisions are mere sugar,
platform as they do Governor jail and collect a fine in addition.
Did Government Help Commun« ifcowever, is .indicated by the
ists? I fact that it is a conspiracy for
Are the representatives of laboring man to ask another to
Soviet Russia who were called Quit with him and a criminal ot
before the senate committee
bluffing when they declare they
have proof that agents of the de
partment of justice helped or
ganize the Communist party of
America? The senate at least
ought to g^ve them a chance tu
present this proof or there will
always be ugly suspicion. In pub'
lie statement given some atten
tion by the large-city press'
these men assert:
"We have conclusive evi
dence that the agents of the de
partment of justice have active
ly participated in the organiza
tion of the Communist party of
America and that those very
planks in the program of the
party, which now forms the bas
is of the persecution of thous
ands of people, have been draft
ed and inserted into the program'
by such government agents.
"We also are prepared to show
before the senate committee
that some other radical activi
ties, the instigation of which' has
been charged to Russians, in re
ality were managed and inspired
by secret service agents.
"We can prove that the chief
figures in certain celebrated
bomb plots were agents of a sim
"In other words, some offi-
-ry —. Vicc PfOsjdept
,W,», THOMUyvVice Predni
Hoover and others are quoted
as believeing that the Soviet
government can be overthrown
by a renewal of trade. Without
the stimulus of patriotism, so
the theory runs, Russians will
be the error of their
ISSETON WEEKLY STANDARB
disclosing these facts.
industrial court, and we shall
hear much about this "great pro
gressive step" in the big news
papers and magazines. Their
praise is enough to raise suspi
cion, and a reading of the main
provisions will convince any one
who follows labor matters that
state, take away whatever prop-
fense to urge another not to take
If the labor unions in Kansas
and elsewhere don't get into in
dependent politics in double
quick time the old-party politi
cians will make effectve organ
ization well nigh impossible.
Our Russian Policy Changed
What was sedition a few mon
ths ago is now evidently the pol
icy of the United States. About
a year ago a New York judge
sentenced an 18-year-old girl to
20 years in prison for distribu
ting leaflets advocating our
wthdrawal from Russia and maü
ing statements attacking the
president of the United States
The supreme court recently af
firmed the sentence against the
child, with Justices Harlan "and
Brandeis disaproving. Now
state department, and over that
the president, must have com
mitted the same offense, or else
how could it be acted on favor
the error of their ways and
internal changes. This the
t* _1_ nrv llnWAtrA«« 10 tVlnM. 1 Ü..
known in Europe as the system Public consumption What they
expect, unless some miracle nap
pens, "is that the new ideas |se
on foot in Russia will develop
cohesion and spirit similar to
that developed in France after
the revolution of 1789, when
however, is mor^ or less for
England and the rest of Europe
tried to replace the republic:
which had been set up, with a
monarchy. They fear that a
great impulse of economic rad
icalism will sweep all Asia and
travel westward into centra)
and western Europe.
There may be a little to the
controversy against Secretary
of the Navy Daniela about the
distribution of those medals, but'
the secretary's chief offense «in
sists in advocating that the &>v
ernment retain certain oil fields
to keep the navy supplied with
fuel oil at cost. For years he was
attacked for driving liquor out
of the navy for the same reatori.
Hank's Hired Man says: I
ain't herd of any Democrats or
Republicans for a good many
years except the office chafers
and them that don't know she's
a two-ring circus under one man
Those stupendous triflers
with important matters like
the food of the family, freie
speech and constitutional law
who Jive, act and speak in a ear
icajure of American life:
Which,ctrike caused the pricti
1 y„- 9U«&v to go frdm 10 centi to
ONE ROAD NEWS
(Too Late »or Last Week)
Mrs Rose Lee is
sugar wbilcei* df being profi
Lars Jordale is working for
Sarah Jordale is keeping
house for Ed Hanson.
John Mundale likes to visit iix
One Road. I wonder why
Mrs Thos. Hoveland has beer,
quite sick for a couple of weeks.
John Johnstad has got his
house moved home from east of
Andrew Hanson has been busv
hauling hay to Ortley for Ol'e
Andrew Mundale and the twr.
oldest boys visited Ed Hanson
John Mundal frome Sisseton
is staying at Jorgensons for a
few week's visit.
Thos. Hoveland is going tq
Webster to have an operation
Hanson and Mundale lost one
of their best horses and also a
good cow, last week.
Hanson and Mundale traded
their Ford truck to H. R. Hanson
for 3 work horses, last week.
George Jorgenson and Hans
H. Hanson were to Sisseton, Sun
day and Monday on business.
John Mundale and George and
Clarence Jorgenson were over to
Ed Hansons' Sunday for a visit.
Ed JIanson and his father and
Sarah Jordale were over to Ole
Hansons for supper Sunday
World of Solid Comfort
We mean that same warm red and geld
tin that smiles a welcoming "Howdy" to you in
every tobacco store. Know what those colors mean?
The red -is for the friendly warmth, the mellow
cheeriness, that Velvet puts into your old pipe. And
the gold is where the Kentucky sunshine, that ripens
good old Velvet, lias just sort of soaked through»
And think this over:
Ramemb^? what Velvet Joe
said about it?
"You've met canned meat end
canned music. Eve? see any tinned
sunshine? Well? look into any
We don'thave to hide Velvet's taste cr smell with
lot of this, that and the other thing. Because Velvet
has naturally what pipe smokers want—real simon
pur» tobacco taste and fragrance. It's just good, honest
Kentucky leaf, made still more friendly and mellow by
two years' ageing in wooden hogsheads Just good
tobacco. That's alL But it's mighty near enough for
the man who wants a pipeful of tobacco and not a box
of bon bons.
The picture of a pipe on the tin needn't keep you
bom rolling a jim-dandy cigarette with Velvet
Iver and Andrew Grende and
Iver Lyingon are boarding at
Jorgensons while they are bal
Ole Hanson lost a good mare a
couple of weeks ago while he was
on his way to Ortley with a load
of baled hay.
Tver and Andrew Grende and
Iver Lingen have been baling
hay for Jorgenson, Hanson and
Mundale, this winter.
Ole Tigen has bought shares
in the Farmers' Telephone Co.
of Peever and is going to put in
a phone as soon as the weather
Mr. Lyset of Moorehead has
been visiting with Hans R. Han
son arfti Ole Rende and he also
was looking around for land. We
understand that Mr. and Mrs.
Lyset are going to move up here
in the spring.
The Velvet tin
is twice as big
as shown here
How's the Velvet holding out in your old red tin?
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