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i-., fr 8§?^ I*OA1J (By R. B. BMIMU) A big Fm Bureau membership campaign is being launched by the teoal Itm Bureau for the purpose •f Joining the State and National Federation. The State Federation lb ofloea at 'Huron and 1B in eoiataat touch with every Farm Bureau lu the atate. The State Federations are all united into one organisation with offices at Chicago and Washington. The one big pur pose ot the SUte and National or ganisations is to unite the entire If- iP TA Men's and Young Men's Dress Over-- M4 AA Men's and Young Men's Dress Over- FARM BUREAU NEWS PARK BURHAU TO JOIN STATE AMD NATIONAL FEDERATION Warring & Christianson n, 1 rural forces into one workable or ganization. It strives to be the spokesman to represent all farm or ganizations, and thus concentrate their efforts into a small workable unit which can get results. Cooperates With Other Organiza tion* That the Farm Bureau cooperat es with all other farmers' organisa tions is illustrated in the present effort to work out some sort of a better marketing system for the farmers produce. J. R. Howard, president of the National Farm Bu reau has appointed a "committee of 17," which represents practical- Dealers jn Farm Implements and Automobiles. A dollar buys lull value here. South Dakota 5* V# coats'Regular price $55.00, cut to. -Y*'"""' Also cut prices throughout entire stock x\.ll (to -A SISSETON WEEKLY STANDARD Men,s CQI5 fi7 Our Special Cut-Price Sale Progressing Nicely But we have decided to make prices more interesting by cutting them still deeper, more especially on overcoats. Now is the time to buy while selection is good. Every Overcoat in the house cut 33 1-3 from regular marked price. Men's and Young Men's Dress Over- CAfi CA Qn^r»ialQ rin Qfarkoc Men's and Young Men Dress Over- roA AA coats, Regular price $69.50, cut to ^rrU.iJU 0[JCLlcll3 v/11 OllUCa coats, Regular price $45.00, cut to. V«UU „,, ... In order to reduce our Shoe stock we will some as follows! coats, Regular price $63.00, cut to pT£.W coats, Regular price $35.00, cut to f4J.OD Men's Morsheim Shoes, regular CA Men's and Young Men's Dress Over- d*JA All $16.60 values, sale price Men's and Young Men's Dress Over- £4 ap coats, Regular price $60.00, cut to. .V*V.UU work out a better system of marketing livestock. These com mittees divide themselves into var ious groups. For instance one group is a legislative group and is striving to get through much need ed legislation. This is the flrst time that the farmer has ever been rep resented in congress. No one has ever before met with a senate or house committee with authority to speak for the majority of all the farmers in the nation. On the other hand Samuel Gompers can appear before a committtee and represent every la bo.- union throughout the nation. Bert Ball of Minneapolis, can also go to Washington and rep resent every rniliers Interest in the northwest. So it is with every other industry. The farmer has let "George do it" too long, v.'.-/ Trnth-In-FAbrlcs Bill If the farmer would have had a spokesman in congress last year we would not now.be making a fight to get the Truth-ln-Fabrics bill pas sed, to compel textile manufacturers to stamp their cloth stating what per cent or whether or not all of it was made of shredded woolen rags instead of wool. Ths farmer and wool grower had no one to light their cpnse, but Paul T. Cherington, secretary-treasurer 'ot the National Association of Wool Manufacturers was there all right and he stayed right on the Job, too. By the way. he admitted himself that two-thirds ot all the woolen cloth tnade was made ot shredded rags, or shoddy as it Is called. This statement Is al so verified by Wm. C. Roll field, 8ecretay ot Commerce In May, 1919. The public thinks it has a right to know what it Is wearing. The sheep grower knows that he will get a better prlc* tor his wool If It does. Nolan BUI How many farmers are anxious to pay 9230 mora tines than they are paying? That Is what' the law really means It It pa—o«. The bill ptorsheim Shoes, regular frj j| Cfl $15.50 values, sale price ly every farmers' organization, such as the American Society of Equity, Farmers Unions, Granges, Wheat Growex*s' Association, etc. Men of such calibre as Senator Capper of Kansas, Ladd of North Dakota, Don Livingston, our state market commissioner, make up this com mittee. A similar "committee of 15", rep resenting every organization inter ested in livestock, has been appoint ed Big Reductions in Men's and Young Men's Suits Buy now and save money. 25 per cent from regular marked price on our entire line of Men's, Young Men's and Children's Clothing. They must move. Look at the prices below and note the wonderful savings. Suits that sold for $69.50 reduced to '. $50.00 Suits that sold for $25.00 reduced to $18.75 Suits that sold for $63.00 reduced to $47.25 Suits that sold for $20.00 reduced to $14/75 Suits that sold for $60.00 reduced to $45.00 Suits that sold for $18.00 reduced to $13j0 Suits that sold for $50.00 reduced to $37.50 Suits that sold for $16.50 reduced to $12.37 Suits that sold for $40.00 reduced to $29.75 Suits that sold for $13.50 reduced to $ 9 90 Suits that sold for $32.50 reduced to $24.75 Suits that sold for $10.00 reduced to $ 7.50. Space will not permit us quoting prices through all departments, But prices are being slashed all through the store.- If you don see what you want advertised, corns in and we may have it, as our stock is very complete and we know we can save you money. Everything sold as advertised. Nothing marked up and then marked down, as some would have you believe. Yours to please, PETERSON CLOTHING COMP'Y TWO STORES, SISSETON AND WILMOT TERMS STRICTLY CASH AT PHIS SALE SOUTH DAKOTA iP" yiU»DU is to place a 1 percert Federal ex cise tax on all land over $10,000 valuation. This means that if a farmer has 320 acres of land worth $100 per acre, after exempting the $10,000, he would pay 1 percent on $22'r000, or $220. Does this seem just to make the farmer pay the burden of the war debt? Meetings in Every Township If you think the farmers should have a voice in the above matter then join the Farm Bureau and by so dodng you will become a member of the State and National Federa tion. The townships will be organ ized just as fast as they can be reached. The drive will last till every farmer in the county has been seen personally. A membership of at least £0 per cent is expected. If you are 'ready for the drive and want a meeting in your school house call the county agent at once. He will •see that you get a meeting where the matter can be discussed and all questions asked and answered in re gard to the workings of the organ ization. Farm Bureau Endorses Legislation The Roberts County Farm Bureau passed resolutions endorsing the following legislation: 1. Capper-French Truth-in Fab ric bill to require the true labeling of all fabrics. 2. Capper-Volstad bill to legal ize collective bargaining by farmers. 3. Revision of the tariff on ag ricultural products, especially dur ing the present crisis and period of adjustment. 4. That there is a demand among farmers tor sofhe sort of a personal credit system which would give the farmer a longer time cred it at a reasonable rate of Interest. 5. Continuation of the Federal Farm Act in its preesnt form. It also wishes to voice its pro tests against the Nolan bill now be fore congress to place a 1 per cent federal excise tax on all land with, a. valuation, over $10,000, in that it is an unjust law discriminating against the agricultural Industry. Signed, EECUTIVE COMMITTEE. SOUIYNUKBIS coats' ReSular Men's and Young Men's Dress Over- M* O0St Southern farmers are following the refusal of Dakota wheat growers to sell their crops for less than it cost to plant and harvest. With their cotton still unpicked in the fields, the Southern planters are going to court and declaring themselves bankrupt. Tliis transaction leaves the plant er in possession of his domicile and turns the machinery, land and un picked crop over to the local mer chant and banker. As ready money, such a farm is as worthless to the local banker and merchant as a steel mill without workers^ would be to an absentee stockholder. Bankers and store keepers can't go into the country and pick cotton, and even if they did so the cotton would not pay off the debt at the present price. Must Postpone Collection W. G. P. Harding, governor of the federal reserve board, stated the case frankly to the joint house and on December 3. He told of a hotel guest who said to the man in th3 next room: "Why did you walk the floor all last night, neither sleeping yourself nor letting me sleep?" "I must meet a note for $1,000 at the bank this morning, and I haven't got a cent." "Well," said the flrst man, "why didn't you go to sleep and let the banker walk the floor?" And Gov ernor Harding, himself from Ala bama, added: "That is the situation, gentlemen. There is no need for debtors to get excited. Bankers want to remain in the banking business. They can't take over farms and stores and run them. They will arrange to post pone collections. The general situ ation requires it." Governor Harding came as near predicting a moratorium as he could. How critical the situation has be come was Indicated further by 8ec retay Houston, ot the Treasury, an other witness on the same occasion. He declared that any further exten sion of credits, such as a government loan toGermany would drag the United States rapidly toward the demoralised financial level of Eu rope. Germany was described as having been forced to sign a blank iWWfpw P«ce $25.00,*cut to piU.l$3 StyiG Gronna Offers Bill in Senate (Continued from Page 1) cttlCi ttlS.t0ri2ll check to the Allies. With that blank check outstanding German credit is and must remain practically worth less. Ask New Fund for for Wrangle league of nations asked the Red Cross to finance another war: OO Per Cent for Arms "A still greater evil thruout Eu rope is the expenditure for war pur poses. It is a crime against hu manity. At the hour when the peo ple are bowed down with sorrow, privation and hunger, the govern ments are taking the lion's share ot the revenues and spending it upon armaments, ships guns, military airplanes, spy service, strategic roads and general military and nav al equipment. "Nations have been borrowed en ormous sums from the United States are not eyen paying Interest on the loans," the Post continues, "and are using^for armament funds. which should go to the United Stat es. In the meantime the United States could reduce the tax upon its own citizens by nearly $500,000,000 a year if foreign governments were keeping up their interest payments." Incidently, the'" Post omits to say that 60 per cent of all taxes colltce ed in the United States is being spent directly for war purposes. But its complaint against Europe reveals how hopeless the financial mind has become of ever recovering the bil lions of dollars loaned to Europe. And it casts some light on the pro posal of a new war to be financed by the Red Cross society. Adjournment Court Indefinite (Continued from page 1) siding in his usual able and impart ial manner, and Mr. Olson of Ellen' dale, N. D„ is acting as court re porter on account of Mr. Granger's inability to be present. It is impossible to tell, at thts time, how long'court will be in ses sion, but is thought that It will ad journ In time to allow Judge An derson time in which to dispose ot the election contest cases now pend ing, before the latter part of this week.