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An Important North
Hawliiip a "Me Too" Senator
British UlKir R«port on Ku*m«
United Slate* Lifts BIo»ka«l«*
Tj, result of the primary election
in North Dakota is gratifying :n
many Tespects, one of the most iuv
'ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM""^ROl'ND THE WORLD
which is the fact that the
Industrial commission will
working people, will thus shortly b*
All Kinds of
puts the miles
in and then
free of the load of an anti-farmei
member. This fact, together with ihf
decision of the suprenie court hold
inp the new laws lefcal. means that
much progress can he made.
For some reason Thomas Hall, sec
retary of state, ran cousHierably
ahead of the other anti-S'arrm-r can
didates and is apparently nominated.
Perhaps the relative bai-k .-eat lie
lpadf rs of llu
many Leaguers to lo.-e
He had also considerable of a rep
utation as a leader of the progressive
Republicans before the League was
born The two who made themselves
conspicuous were cleaned out.
rs t0 lo
clean of traitors. William Langei.i
present attorn-v general, who was by
virt' of his office a member of this
cofijmission. has lost the nomination
for governor. And ihe anti-farmer
candidate for attorney general
defeated. The other member of tliej
commission was renominated as com- li of Major General Wil
missioner of agriculture and labor, jiHJTl c, Gorgas, formerly surgeon
general of the United States army
Thi* commission, which is charged in London last week maiU the pa-.
with the duty of carrying out the in- sing of a man of unusual worth
dust rial program of the. farmers ami the world.
rHOk of hlm
His best known work was the five
ing of ilie Panama canal zone of tlu
malarial mosquito and otherwise im
proving sanitary conditions to such
an extent that that tropical oountr.
became healthier than many parts o:
our own country. He did sinnlai
work against yellow fever in Havana.
Central America. Peril and Ecuador,
he worked on the health con
at the great Rand mines in
Africa. During the war he
was prominent in the medical am
sanitary work in France.
Since he did his work chiefly
through social forces rather than as
one man against nature or against
the ignorance or folly of other men
General Gorgas was not slow to g'Mp
the relation of poverty lo bad satii'. i
tion and poor community health. One
of his oft-repeated statements
''that the best single means of im
proving community health would be
the doubling of wages." Iiv wage
of course, he nie.ini what the wo .'it
er could get for his money in tern.s
of housing, lood. clothing and edu-
No other tubes in the world are road tested,
on so big a scale as Firestones. The Yellow
Cab Company of Chicago usfcs Firestone
Tubes exclusively on its 800 taxi cabs. The
service of these tubes is checked constantly
—improvements and developments are
By close watching of a large number of
tubes in service—not confined to isolated
instances, the conclusions are accurate and
cation. He did not .share the belie!
commonly asserted by our I« i*tjve
class that the very poor live a'- thrv
do from choice.
He saw the iron hand of necessity
forcing families into one room. ?c,pd
ing the children insufficient and
harmful food, denying the care of
trained physicians at critical tiine
And unlike many a man who lias at
tained considerable prominence in
the world he was outspoken in stat
ing that the unfair profits of the fev
constituted this iron hand for the
many. Among other remedies lie
strongly advocated the single tax.
Lynn Haines, editor of the Search
light, a magazine devoted to keeping!
tab on congressmen for the progres
sives throughout the nation, describ-
The latest issue of the Manchestei
Guardian to reach America contain?
a preliminary report of the British
labor delegation to Russia*,,
"We have been profoundly im
pressed ." say the official, represent
atives of organized labor in Great
A big-scale road test on
SISSETON WEEKLY STANDARD
es Harding's senatorial career a?
'•His leaders have been the oldest
and most reactionary of the old guard
—Penrose. Snioot and Lodge. He ha'
talkinl as thev talked and voted a
they voted. But he has never ven
tured at leadership himself. Through
nearly six years in the senate he lia.
made no big light, good or bad. with
which his name can be identified. He
has stood consistently for special po
litical and economic interests, but
always in that colorless 'me too' ca
".Many, many times Harding dodg
ed important rollcalls. but he lias an
swered 'yea" or 'nay' in chorus with
the old guard often enough to de
monstrate clearly his attiturip oil
"He voted for the Cummins bill
with its anti-strike provision, latei
being paired for the conference re
port on the railroad measure.
"During all the long struggle ol
the conservationists against, the vic
ious Shields waterpower bill, he sup
ported the measure, and voted
prevent the safeguarding of public
interests through amendments."
Britian, "by the effects of the policy
of intervention and blockade upon
the Russian people. This policy has
been pursued by various foreign
governments since 19IS, and undei
various forms, direct and indirect
it is still being pursued today. It i:
the root of the worst evils which
are afflicting Russia to the presn't
"While the stoppage of exports
from Russia is injurious to the world
outside, the stoppage of imports i
disastrous to the interior economv
of Russia herself.
"Russia is a rich country agricul
turally. but the peasant can not sup
ply food to the towns except in ex
change for manufactured articles
The stoppage of imports makes it
impossible for these articles to bi
manufactured in the towns or ob
tained as finished goods from abroad.
"We wish to register our unani
mous and wholehearted protest
against the policy whose effects we
have described—a policy as foolish
as it is inhuman."
These leaders of British labor wu
have been on the ground thus ap
pear to believe that the hard condi
tions in Russia described in the city
papers as being due to the Soviet
regime are really produced by states
men who pretend to be horrified ai
what is going on there.
If our states west, of the Missis
sippi had been walled in as Russia
has for two years, and if during
that time the whole world had made
war on tliem. tfteir people would
certainly be in bad shape whether
they had plutocratic or working
Action by the United States gov
ernment in lifting the trade ban on
Russia during the past week is un
doubtedly the result of pressure
•brought from two different directions
—general feeling increased by sucn
reports as that by British labor noted
above, that the blockade was crime
against civilization, and the demand
of many of our business firms.
Those who have had things to sell
to Russia, such as railroad supplies
shoes, cotton and agricultural ma
chinery have chafed at the bit be
cause Russian gold looks as good to
them as any other. Many of them
Firestone puts the best in materials into
tubes by establishing purchasing experts at
Singapore, center of the world's rubber
market. Firestone puts the best in work
manship into tubes by organizing the crack
manufacturing organization of the industry
on a profit-sharing basis.
And then subjects the finished product to
this big-scale road test—in order to get you
more for your tube money and more miles
out of your tires. And yet Firestone Tubes
cost no more than the ordinary kind.
also need Russian supplies. They
have so felt that the continuance of
the blockade was enabling European
traders to get in on the ground floor.
This business pressure probably ex
plains why our government has act
ed on the matter independently of
Passports will not be issued to our
citizens nor will the government of
fer any of the usual protection to
our traders in foreign countries.
They must go there at their own
risk. Neither does it involve polit
ical recognition. Xo kind of war
munitions can be sent to Russia.
British and French representa
tives have been meeting with Rus
sian envoys for the last four months.
and our action will probably be fol
lowed by similar action by t!ieo
J. W. POWELL, M. D.
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