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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, June 25, 1920, Image 2

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NEWS OF THE WEEK
The republican party convention
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Chicago.
products markets.
Perhaps they needed the outing
and rest from the laBors of business
to be obtained by watching the au
tics of politician#, but one wou'd
^.also be right in concluding that they
recognized t.lie close relation be
tween business and politics. They
•'knew the importance of having no
.'-effective laws against profiteering,
•j no enforcement of anti-trust acts
and of railroad rebates possible un
der private ownership. We might
kdd also the importance of having
legal machinery to browbeat far
mers and workers who do not as
yet grasp this relation of business
and poHtlos as well as they do.
There 'is every reason for believ
tag that the big family left well
pleased with the week's outing. And
"-In a short time they will be oh their
way to San Francisco to prevent the
progressives of 'the democratic par
-»ty likewise from making it anything
less than 100 per cent.
Escape of William Wood, head of
'thc woolen trtist, from the tolls of
.../.-the Lever act was so artistically ao
v.v oomlpllshed as to deserve publicity
'In this column.
yi: He had been indicted for profl
b.^teering on 14 counts under this act,
*V £feut'his attorneys found that while
^.itlle charging of excessive prices tor
4trearing apparel was prohibited, the
jlAW did not mention bolts of cloth,
'-1Nm attorneys pointed out that the
ft bmo terns do not mean the same in
,4rade pracUce and that If congress
I 'h*L meant to/include boltB.ot cloth
3H' would hiMl donw soi-.&T'Fedenit
ts-^llidge Jultsft Mack has- .sustained
ltfcla line of argument.
4 We find difficulty in Imaglngtng
what the bolt of wooleh cloth-would
used for other than wearing ap
or hoWwe could have wear
«ivar«l without' bolts of doth.
-.V^dce Maek might havs interpreted
1TBM8 OF INTEREST FROM AROUND THE WORLD
thonr PKMSU-•( Chicago
#Oolrn Trust Ewap«-»
Gouty ElectionN in Ireland
ITAUU GofinmtBi «'IUMK*X
MC. Paul Labor Win* Wa*r. Claim
A Truthful Kirur
now passed into history
With the nomination of Harding and
Coolldge, was also an occasion (or
0j^ reunion
of
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tlm big business' fain-
1 ily. Judge Gary, who »r«sid«s over
the steel, trust, wax there. So wore
the most important Wall street
bankers, the oil magnates, and the
kings of the coal, lumber and agri-
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the act more liburaly, sp«!eially
since the republicun l«-ud»-i-K of con
gress have Hssnrt-rt j.l:n country that
th« legislation the
statutj
liookp
was Kufiii»iit to prevent profiteer
ing. He might have been at leu-it
hall as liberal as Judge Anderson
of Indianapolis wax in interpreting
ithe act against the coal miners.
Rather than blame Judge Mack,
however, for the Wood escape and
the escape, of thousands like him we
would put. it at the doors of con
gress. There is no adequate law
against profiteering^ and we prefei
to see judges interpret the law, strict
ly rather than read into' it points
which are not there. The friend?
of the profiteers elected to-congress
for flagwaving two years a.go are re
sponsible for the escape of the black
sheep of the woolen trust.
County elections in Ireland leave
those who have pictured the Irish
lately as a lawless people but little
to stand on. Little, that is, if we ac
cept as Abe fundamental definition
of tbat law which men ought to ob
serve the duly expressed will of the
majorty of the ciltizens. For a long
time the sentiment of the voters of
Ireland has been more than two to
one for independence and now comes
ithe county elections, which the par
ties for independence carry not only
in Catholic- Ireland but Ulster Ire
land as well.
Out of a total of 899 officers to
be filled in county governments the
•Sinn Felners, as a distinct -party
captured 525. The combined forces
of the Sinn Felners, Labor and Na
tionalist parties captured 590 seats.
There was an agreement between
the Sinn Fein and Labor parties in
Leinster, Munster and Conaught
not to oppose each other but to un
ite so that the people could express
themselves for or against British
rule.
British government agents, of
course, have much to say about law
lessness in Ireland and explain the
presence of an army of occupation
as a means of maintaining law and
order. They may be maintaining
the law and order of the British em^
pire and some will maintain that
this is the proper thing to do, but no
one can honestly maintain that the
hrtttsh fntrcM are upholding the law
and order of democracy, because
the people of Ireland have voted
many times by large majorities
against British rule. Perhaps many
good English Christians can now ap
preciate as never before how hard
it must have been for Pharoah to
let the people of Israel go.
i:4f YottU
GiolKtl's retu/p to power in Itatv
is signiflcent of tM: turn of affairs in
that war dislocated it not wrecked
country. He was prime minister
before the war and fell' because he
took the position that Italy could
gain nothing by war and he nevri
altered that opinion in spite of the
»:r at pressure that wa* brorfg'ht -on
him during the conflict.
A hostile reviewer compares hi
return to the position as prime .min
ister as similar to a return ot! Oail
Inux, who has spent two., yearn in
prison on a treason charge- to lead
ership in France, or the substitution
of Lit Follette for Wilson here. Ther*
is much similarity bat ween C#il
laux and Giolitti and the condition
of their respectfull Countries, and
many observers have been predict
ing Caillaux as the coming man ot
the hour in France ever since the
French senate lacked courage tc
make his efforts for peace in 1917
treasonable offence.
The return of Giolitti in Ita'
means a repudiation of the men
made by the war. But Inasmuch
as the men made by the war, in Eu
rope seems to be driving their res
pective countries nearer and nearet
the brink of business disasfer, wit)
wikl profiteering and imperialism
perhaps the recent traitors are the
one distinct hope of salvation. Ita!
ian nobility and middle classes may
have rallied around the despised Gio
letti- to save themselves from revc
lution.
St. Paul labor has just won a bit
terly contested fight agaSns^ two of
the largest companies of their city
During the war the American Hoist
& Derrick company and the St. Paul
Foundry company secured fat wai
contracts, but insisted on holding tht
men who were doin'g the work at
wages under what, they could liv
on.
The men at last decided to strike
but were induced to postpone it on
the promise of investigation and ad
Justment by the war labor—Aboard
The board did invest^g^t^' .and
awarded higher wages, but 'the com
panies refused to pay them, although
the government rather than the
companies had to foot the bill. They
refused to obey the war labor board
'because they have carried on a fight
against union labor tor years am'
the a wand would be traceable by the
men to union effort.
The men won their case in court
and then- carried it directly to Wash
ington before the body hearir.p
el«|ms growing .out of war contracts
1*ey asWl this bofo'^flrA: h*
been awarding millions merifty foi
prospective profits on contract
miadfe unnecessary by thfe signing of
tiie armistice, whether the working
men should not be paid for work
they had actually performed, and
tor once, at least, labor heard the
weleome "Yes." In the meantimr
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SI r-f
fMp. J^/raf. quaHty—second,
totMicfeos .which
to fefthcr kind
tten And,
appreciate
Carndt
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freedom
I
wnploMiiiil dgaretty after-
puff by puif vrith my Sigm»
WiifcmM,
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9,
the labor haters of St.' Paul' have
spent between $7-6,000 and $100v
000 in fighting the claims of the
men.
Perhaps it is natural -that tbt
leader's' of these corporations, in
cluding at least one of their attor
neys, Rome C. Brown, should be
leaders of the Twin Cities ring fight
ing th? organized farmers of tht
northwest.
In summarizing the high points ot
the G. O. P. machine platform the
Minneapolis -Journal mentioned tht
fallowing: "Promise to work foi
the establishment ot disputes be
tween nations without the sacrifice
of American sovereignity." Then
is more "establishment" going or
than settlement, judging from the
general international situation.
While we are at it we might ais(
call the attention of the editor o1
the Journal to another bull in tlx
same column: "Vigorous condem
nation of President Wilson for pro
posing the Armenian mandate anO
condemnation of the senators whr
turned it down."''Perhaps the Jour
nal quill driver did not know how
to spell condemnation and the re
publican senators suffer thereby.
If a country paper had made er
rors of this kind t'ne Journal and
other supposedly highbrow paper!
would have exhibited them in theii
smart Aleck columns.
Red Cross News
Training courses for Red Cross
health clown will be given June 15
to 30 at northern division head
quarters, according to Clifford O
Hdeld, manager.
Graduate clowns, who ineasurt
up to Red Cross standards wilil be
come members of the ARC Health
Family, and circuit state and coun
ty faire entertaining children while
they painlessly instruct them in- the
rudiments of health and hygiene.
Tumbling, laugh getting, gesture
slap slick and funny noises are not
in the curriculum of these high
brow clowns, who study public
health, nutrition and the Red Cross
peace program instead. Clowning
merely provides the machinery foi
inspiring children to brush teeth up
and down and to bathe sufficiently
to eat oat meal and spinach, to
dTink milk and 'to reform such die
tetic vices as cucumbers, ripe ban
anas and ice cream sodas.
The course comprises lectures on
nutrition by Mis* Lucy Cordonier
of the University of Minnesota on
Red Cross health projects by Dr.
iMabel S. Ulrich on children's dis
eases by Dr. Pierce ot the N. W
Pediatric Society on epidomiology
by Dr. H. W. Hill on clinical rec
ord keeping. Red Cross policies, the
home service program, publicity,
and the erection of Red Cross booth?
by northern division staff member*.
Sven ARC, Scandinavian health
clown, member of the ARC Health
Clown Family, assisted by Chew
Chew, the St. Paul health clown
will' coach the student clowns in the
technique of clowning.
While congress was voting hun
dreds of millions of dollars to the
railroads and endeavoring to vail
date billions of dollars of watered
stock, it refused to make sufficient
appropriations to carry on the acti
vities of the agricultural depart
ment.
Secretary of agriculture Meredith
announces in a public statement that
iraore than titty of the Important ac
tivities of his department must be
(abandoned. "Congress," be says
("appropriated 'thirty-one million
dollars to care for the agricultural
Jntersis ot the nation. This was
fidx million dollars less than the dee
partment estimates and more than
(two million dollars less than the
amount provided for the .current
year.",
"The result, according to the sec
retary, will be the serious injury of
(agricultural interests in jUl parts of
the country.
TRANSPBR gVBSnHARY
LINKS TO MAIN RAILWAY
Pierre, June 21.—Deeds hav.
been tiled with the secretary ot
state transferring to the Chlcagc
and Northwestern railway company
the, lines ot the Belle Fou^che Val
ley railway the Piewe, Rapid City
and Northwestern railway the
Pierre and Fort IMerre Bridge rail
way, and the James River- "Valley
and Northwestern railway, fcW
branches of the main company, bnt
figuratively held by subsidiary com
panies.
These deeds required revenue
stamps to ths amosnt ot
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CONFIDENCE CREDIT
'Arn inseparately linked together in the bank
ing business
As you open au account with this bank and add
to it regularly, transacting your business by «heck
and becoming acquainted with us, you etablish a
credit that, may be very valuable to you some time.
W.e are alvays ready to help our customers
innny legitimate enterprise
Citizens Nationiil Bank
Sisseton, South Dakota
OFFICERS
Henry Helvig, President J. W. Barrington, Vice Pres.
Leo. J. Lukanitsch, Cashier M. O. Eikum, Asst. Cashier
R. Thompson, Teller
The Waterloo Boy gives you
Mrvice that pays most—the service you
want. It does your work the way you
want it done.
Its twin-cylinder engine gives
you 12 H. P. at the drawbar, and 2S
H. P. on the belt It burns kerosene,
and by mesas of a patented manifold
converts every drop of this low-priced
fuel into rugged, positive power.
A pump, fan, and radiator
cooling system holds the engine at the
proper temperature for correct lubrica
tion, aod .tnainteirm enoogh but to
Insure complete combustion. The nd
ator'holds thirteen gallons. You don't
have to stop in the field every few
hours on a hot day and fill it. That's
real service.
Accessibility and simplicity of
construction make the Waterloo Boy a
seal farmer's tractor.
A Waterloo Boy Does Your Work
the Way You Want it Done
Two-cylinder
Yam hmm tm fr WmUrtee Boy to tmty mpprmtimU it. Com* in ondvooioiB
fhm WkdmriomMap thm rijfikf
THOS. S. OSMAN, Sisseton, So. Dak.
Is
design permits large, nagged parts, also
fewer parts. Fewer parts make It easy
to onderstand. It's no trick to care for I
a Waterloo Boy.
A draw bar shift lever, which
enables you to shift the hitch either to
thi right or left of center, is a' great
convenience when plowing on hillsklss
or in finishing lands. Your plows take
foil cut at all times.
The Waterloo Boy is espec
ially strong and rugged in its conatroc
tion. It stands up under the most diffi
cult and trying conditions of jrour:fum
work. 'Ita **(ious parta are designed to
meet every poesible strain.
The Waterloo Boy Bt^ine
runs without vibration. Its well- .j
balanced weight provides proper trac
tion in soft ground. Hyatt Roller
Bearings conserve power by reducing
friction.
Buy Your
Chick Feed
from us. Makes I
them grow big,
strong, healthy
SCHINDLER BR8S,
"You Can Bank on It^
says tip Good Judge
You will save
money by using
the Real Tobacco'
Chew. The full,
rich tobacco taste
lasts so long, you don't
need a fresh chew nearly
so often.
Smaller chew3t too, and
more genuine satisfac
tion.
Any man who uses tho
Real Tobacco Chew will
tell you that.
Put up in two styles
RIGHT CUT is a short-cut tobacco
W-B CUT is a long flna-cut t^wrrA
ifi
tractor for ywtr farm.
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