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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

!OTEa IA r ~ , WFAVORHINCI pd; ~WASHINGON LZTr J pares for Nonpartiasn ! M l-Senators and Leg L ' fr Re-Election to Be I UP Record-Steel Com- if by Supreme Court- Have New Eleven Bill-Farmer-Labor t Committee Launched. D. C.-Under whip and gepublican organization' e active a-' ane'e ¢f teBourbon Demnocrat;, the 1 railroad bill, as revis- 1 committee, was driv tie house on February 21 the senate two d.j'r; later. who voted )r the bll' are g. they are finding it write mare letters of ex ever lada. Many of them I their appjetitiei, and some it difficult even to sleep. of an t\venging political their rcst. worried because, for the in many years, the opposi -actionary bill passed by s of congre.s is organiz 0wide fight, in every vot to punish those who measure Or;ganized labor 5009,000 vot es at the least prbably its irlu1ence is still e it can iot be corralled partY, it can Ibe rallied to 'dates for renomination in s such as these. And has a tithe of such an standpat politicians been as...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

PAPER OP THE O PROPLE3PI .. .l.O, iý Entered as Seead Clas ' .tter' October 18, 1912, at the Poet of ae at Plentywood, Moctpa, Unde.r the Act of March 3, 1879. CHARLES 'TAYLO1 EIitor _ d Men er. Advertising. -rates on Coaimuctin s , , ap 1ication. ub. he addressed to" 0 .44e secrption 1 year i. Producers .News, Box: 'ý ad ince, $2.00 six 587, Plentywood,4Mon moths $1.25. , t Quack,' fraiadulent and irresponsible f.i 'arre not knowingly advertised 'and- we will take ,ii as a favor if "ariy' reader will advise us promptly should they have occasion to doubt or question the re liabil. of any firm which patronizes our advertising columns. FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1920 MR. CUDHIE CHALLENGES In another column of the Producers News is a communica tion from Assistant County Attorney Cudhie whose home is in Scobey, in which the above gentleman undertakes to challenge a number of statements appearing in the editorial.columns of this paper last week under the title of "The Seed Grain Proposition." In ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

. .. ý l,4 * . W... - left for Helena Fri Scnae up from Medi Dailey spent the week with friends. a made a trip to Sco of the week. ad went to Butte Mon ter legal matters. tl walked from Out to attend the jury. and Peter Solberg C.mertown Monday. Srickson went to Medi Wednesday on legal mat Trover of Outlook trans here the middle of the :,n returned home from r a two weeks visit last S * rs. Martin Sindt were in ray, calling on their Johnson arrived in the y for a visit with her Medicine Like, room and ljke Hotel. New manage 18-ti bononza farmer of the try, was in Plentywood $ * $ le Spohn passed through Saturday enroute to her a C. Helland returned to ay after spending the city' rson of Glasgow attend matters in Plentywood te week. * * e Garrison of Saco, Mon here Saturday, after visit at home. Manning is assisting at office this week during of Mrs. Freeburg. Frank Houston of I s. Frank Houston of ore owerter Safety with this Geared-o-the-Road Tread HE Mill. GOeared-to-the=od Tread ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

COUNTY ROUNUP Interesting Items from Our Exchanges and Staff Writers DOOLEY G. C. Epler was a Plentywood visit or Tuesday. Peder Bruvold. and Ed Joyce were here Tuesday. Mrs. oJe Marsh has been ill the past several weeks. Mrs. Rose Gibson was here from Comertown Tuesday. Adolph Anderson returned from Spokane, Wash., Wednesday. Oscar Bergan spent over Sunday with Mrs. Bergan at Kenmare. Mrs. Thos. Brockley was here from Comertown last week Thursday. Miss Hilda Martinson was at Ray mond Friday and Saturday, the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. E. Jensen. Arne Nelson and family left Tues day for Wisconsin, where they will Mrs. Chas. Owens and baby of Ray make their future home. mond were here Friday to consult Dr. Sells and left on the afternoon pass enger for Comertown to spend over Sunday. Mrs. Oliver Warner left Friday for Falton, Ind.,' to take care of her mother, who recently had the misfor tune to lose an eye when a piece of wood struck her. Geo. Hunter, Jr., came up from Antelope Th...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

CT(7 SUPERINTENMENT es H. Durand, who has J- n appointed by Bishop bee u the work of district et in succession of the Vsan Orsdel, will be in Scobey 'rterly conference meeting, rthodist Church, March 22. e of dhe church are espe-. .~ to be present at this oda greet the new superin Sconmes to this work very , rmended and deserves the dren°couragement of all. It pleasure for the people of to meet him.-Scobey Sentinel. LICY SELLS BULL AT WILLISTON Review: A. E. Lecy ship { blooded 10 months old Here wl eighing, 800 lbs., to the 1 at w iliston, Monday morn lie eturned home Thursday isposed of his animal at a ry figure. He informs us r were crowded for room for ste stock, but after a few min sion among the stockmen a subscription paper was cir tad 22,O000 raised for the of a new paviflioi. Township Maps have for sale, at the Pro News office a series of hip maps of every township lDAN AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES naps are made by Wm. Jnm. County Surveyor of McKenzie N. D., and each township sho...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 19 March 1920

$--iftr n ditore "I a Grain (By 'eorge CuLt e (Asst. County At)i... ' Editor; rodcers News, Montana. issue .of Ma1da I:t , 'ln an at nto the matter of furi is .iTef to farmers who 'are un aac.r :stee4, Vt ,. i make aimera sotateAqetts, wthiih should not be permittea to pass unchallenged. Inu 1e An jlaoS 3 tou say that the" ptposition subnmited proposes 'to bei , the County in the sum of $400, 000,. The pjopedstin.o does ,not pro pose the issuance of any bonds -what -eve, at ýsinly '-adfibErAzes the Com n lsoners to -prchase the necessary sed gain, feed and supplies rnd'is sue, wbreasts In :pzymei.t therefor. These warrants will draw interest at 7 per emuit .a re -re~iemaible by :a fund 'to be :accumulated either by tax ation or -by payments (to be. received from those who receive relief. 'The warrants ny, dt ;some future 'time, shulld the commissioners deem it ad viPPibe, 'be redeemed in exchange for bomns .to be issued in their:place. You `say "it is represented that the 'batks of ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

.4 Paper, of the People, fo the People, by the People ootrerl. Plentywood, Sheridan Count , Montana, Friday, March 26, 1920 Volume 2---Number 50 a S C o End Polls Nearly a Solid Vote For Issue L In County Voted Strongly for the Aid ile the Farmers Vote Was Light and In ned to Disfavor the Bond Issue. proposition to bond Sher -+ county in the sum of $400, for relief for needy farmers yesterday, Thursday, by iority of about three hun ere was a considerable in- I over the vote on the prop n to bond the county for 000 on January 3rd, when roposition was voted down majority of 300. The in vote was manifest in western part of the county the relief was needed the I analysis of the vote indi that the farmer vote was against the issue, in spite e fact that many farmers away from the polls be of the fact that they did care to vote for the bond is yet they did not want to needy neighbors any relief might be derived from the so they did not vote. e returns show an almost vote for the bonding pr...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

well, come to> Crosby, North Da prac ei Adjustments:... Remember, 95 per cent of e diseases are caused from th Dis Ingwalsop, Bik. Crosby, N. D. S NO ,W JS A - O (· _-· ja1 Si run: na ior edg S,: el.$ , 2antir4t a-.d rdecal. I te g'r W',Lh'ibrg iked farme$ insi sted l t, " i~thetir -6ganiatio~' be exempt. trust law to hied\thtik o i nefarf ' ,lis ' work, repliedestht,.the nfarmers, S. ~~e ; king for Lrssa lesgsltiS on', a, n did nothwiant to have applied' Wt. their e Wgazaidn Which / athey. : insisted Shoi d bei applied to. their, 6rganizapt 'tion Whlic thiy in-hisied .sl*tAid abe applied to other combinAitinfs. i ': =---:Mr. ddrge P. - Ha tet , `anaging' director o thlss " Nlei. ational. Couhcil, aE Whshington, sent a lttie on thi subject "to avew Jepdy ttheir ator, father of the bill, ain whichf -he (-speakihg for orgaiizcdl:faineries) said: :' "We oppose this biill, .note because tve seek:cla s kdgillatian. We mherely reco gnize f.~ts.: Whatever thleir theoy Sretieal- status, ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

AN ting Farmers' Institutim t on ConStitutionality st aAi 'S . -De P eNete Federal Aid fd rr =' na AJ` Point on the jng Trust. *on D. C.--Orders by the s1 iton~ oan board to the farm b more farm o.t S 'the first esid ol s _ i that institultir M t 1 iectrý,- brought suit in a z cok urt K IKnsas City to pre- ti :bank o'" investeing in farm baon: on' the frounq 'that s c b, c!aul and the whole ii ras i arc unconstitutional. C aI t :, , lower court, arid in t t."i ei : as argued before b r.te c o the United c reThe court has not yet- r T- e - "r s t e ý,1' is favorable to o tloan f the suspending of ' a , t iue, when farmers t kin a t ,-' f{,." new crops and f gal 1'1 '- that the law, is e for the tax-free app1;:0, ". point stock. land s e~l thei practical result. 1 ., bad1 as a compete!y i eai ct. The law com Sederal .. , ;;rn loan bank to ~ell for not less than par and` a cent l,.i on these terms will alto it n etors. ,eat .cess of the federal grea .." , -xcited the farm e brokl.es an...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

at r·entywoodt, ata er e Act C HRL .:U TL . twjlla iwaer.li Advertisiag rates Communication shl advance, $2.00 six 587, Plentywood, -w months $1.25. tas. traudulent ankeappsib a'rs are not knowi l advrised, and, we will take it as fofa vor readeri. ln :. ~_ i us promptly should they have occasion to doihbt or question the re liability of any firm which patronizes our advertising columns. `FRIDAY, MARCH 1920 STATE INSPECTION OF' GRAIN So long as when ating into interstate commerce is sold on federal grading, the :dividual state can have no pgwer over these grades. Agitation for grade changes must center oh Washington. But this does not mean that the State can do 'nothing toward equitable marketing of that farm product. North Dakota has been 'able to do much in the last four, years and the other northwestern states have done nothing be cause their ruling politicians do not want to weaken a special interest support. Most important of what the state can do is the actual enforce ment of ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

r xýý tY -'ý ý -. ý ý ý.";:- i' o . y° °ýiýý_ýýý . s Great NorUerm , was- a k ersmd g.. Funk has been ...able ag after a serious ill time. of Whitetail was trans. Sin this city the fore e plerman of Madoc came y morning to attend to stters in this city. Steele returned Friday o and other eastern points had been visiting. aderson of Flaxville is here as the guest of his brother Anderson at the Plentywood den 0. Johnson returned to MIonday morning after the past couple of weeks vis husband here. a Crone, who was laid up nun d last week due to the red to her home in Wolf rday orning. Philip Bourassa left Wednes for Williston, where she by the serious illness of hter, Mrs Olson. Lulu Gray returned to her Redstone Friday after visit sister Miss Emma, who is at the Ingwalson Co. here. Bolster. one of the 1918-19 of our local high school,-re Fday from Indianapolis, Ind., he had completed his course Cniversity there. Farrel of Bilings, represent Burroughs Adding Machine was in this city the...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

a and Staff Writers a BAINVILLE It s. 184 I1lIBi. 4194 1 tstlei f t Satt day and Sunday visiting withl o frie ds at Willit.on. a ". and Mrs. Ch,. FOwes, . d of bigriayýota k dlrur&oa~ted dar,r 1 Mar h 9th. .I P nker J. W. cntItz1,r of Fril e e .obey ( ý' i ~i ý' 1 M ,.v .'lA. t" ed 1,re during he stori. t M . Chas. Simons d ci n cam do' fy st w and ev o So.. n. is e2ploye as operator at the depot. I Ai R. Detienne returned last'V Fti~-. day evening from points in Minnesota, i whe e..c has .beea.ivaiting .ith.rxela.. ij tiveand fines omoer=m esjie Attu. l. A. .Brown af Froid was in .s the city last Friday, being emnployed ' in tije leltisactherSmnith case'.l-h.li r was 'eard.before Judge; Maguire ,tist a \r T. Stephens; r! o'ineit banker 1 ani farmer of tfhe no'ith, codntry, was I thadup in the cify ac liple'of 'lays I this sweek waiting for the storm ~ to abate so that he 'could .return 'to his home. I "The lectric light on top of the flag pole: was broken during< the storm i...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

bais our ogether wo s gislatiO ur taxes insurance combined cost s bus 17, and leaves us a net pro- j -.95. Or in other wordswe id out enough mo(,y'. . ur hail insurance on the oT de o got back in change a paid- N receit and $26.78 to boot. th tree the I. V. A. to say Itb . j. SHERBE SMAN. _ Ii'ARPRY SHERBIESMAN . o h~, R. D. A . the explanations of the wild about North Dakot._. taxes i& t that the id'e land of .specs,. is at last on the tar. as~esor ' at true value and paying t xe 1' Nat1rally a. nig .;uni int xes can bie shaown over the of unfair assessment, but ti - one of the t,--iags the ;.frmer ' ent was; lectedl to d) - ii ,o-kinfl trelemci, on 'the r ther , fi the n" ..ssary mn1vlee In m easxe oip:,'t by saving~s hich i farer. govr nment hiss ci to make; v 'he ieas' in ich .states. u 1inesota and Wisconsfl hig',.eti have no a'r:ets w-atever, c ARCHER .a B. Newlon and 'f~Niily aid t 'Archer, Mr. Nelon }as ace-r a position as operatodr a Flen and will begin his :miew rkh &l...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 26 March 1920

VERY CLOSE the UNOFFICIAL RETURNS show that I am FOUR ~N THE REAR and Mrs, BBei TWO wi.s the' absentees and 'soldiers' vote to be counted, whichk we are very certain will be in our favor. It- is TOO UTCER1TAIN at this TIME for me -to EVEN . SVUGGEST about the TIME the MiLATTERS IN VOLVED COULD BE SETTLED, but it will be just as soon as our work in connection with the canvassing and regular county business has been en tirely cleaned up. We have not held a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners during the past sixty days, owing to their inability to at tend on account of the Spanish in fluenza in this locality. Wishing you the best of luck and hoping to see you before very long, I am - Very truly yours, Co. Auditor. J.,F. R.: M 1 GRINDE SENTENCED TOONE YEARINPEN Continued from Pale 5 requested a settlement and asked that prelimiry hearing be postponed. Through Attorney Vollum, acting as attorney for Grinde, it was agreed to obtain the services of Cashier Wm. Erickson, of Riba Ba...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

paper U' Montana;,',' t the farmers;` gyp League- I S ' #e,· :by hePepl p; routeri ~~~~ber Frida P ntbeo Shedan t ,o iFrid, April 2 1920 Volume 2 iNS1RATION PARADE FOR POLITICAL PRISONER i ý, April 13th, Will Be Date of Effort on Behalf -of p~Crisoners at Washington--Bill Before Senate t SDebs and 3,000 Other Prisoners Convicted in ich a of the Constitution of the United States. .ORE GUARANTEES OF CONSTITUTION - for amnectY for all po nels will be concentrated n, D. C., on April 13, versarY of Eugene Debs' prison. Day Demonztiration, mob gates from every Ameri ashington on that date, nged by the American ndation, with the coop 0ther national :,rgamza -, the plan iS this: zations affiliated with the and others in sympathy amnesty movement, ill or proxies to repre Washington. A com $e national capital is ar a demonstration head w. The delegates will par tse headquarters to the time, a committee of citizens, including officers nal unions, will be select an interview with Presi Attorney...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

FRAME' ""' . . OUR WA HI N .ON LE TTER Strai Stand Taken on ltiy Na-: w tional Issues--Weldi Regeal NWtr th Railroad Law-Spate .; tu s eV Treaty to Preside Ray ie Eipel Newberry to Aeid- a in Campaign Year- s Navy Bills Before the; ti Sterling of South Dakota Unablej to Change Senate on Resolntie _Fa oring Ireland. Washiigton, D. C. -A platformof 19 planks, drafted by the La Pol lette Republicans of Wi. and d upon which they are tetheir campaign to elect tom* b a 3 a. delegation from the Badger state to 4 the Chicago convention, has jolted ai official Washington this week. , Its first six planks are: "We favor the immediate conclu sion of peace and resumption of trade with all countries. "We are opposed to the league of nations, as a standing menace to D peace, and we denounce the treaty F as a violation of the pledges anade f to the world and a betrayal of the honor of this nation. It would iake us a party to the enslavement of and the ruthless oppression of Ire- tl Egypt and India...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

Items from Out and Staff Writers DOOLEY Sv eny atended court this Plentyw . 1._, finished drilling ;ta . E.E Moson farm a_: Sson lost a valuable horse eek. The horse was in -weeks >ý" _ were attending cour this week. n made a trip his fhere Sunday, h ufoo teaching his farm I Sshoveling snow from a inig oats. He the . con, a distance in all of 168 is needless to say that he Snticipating any foot races ing few days. The hie lat Mr. Johnson, although Sold man is still in the prime b ad qite active. atilda Jensen and Ed. Hell ofComertown, were mar- i e Belanski at the court ,lentywood. Monday. They . e their home at the Geo. Ia, where they will be em McMullen and family left .;ing via Plentywood for Wes..' where Mr. McMullen u sed some land. Mr. gpMcMullen were among the i etles here and are held with ~zn by all, who regret their 0 Iver A. Johnson and H. ccompanied them to Plenty F. D. Cruickshanks is expect next week.s A. Johnson has rented the McMullen farm. Nelson hoofed it to Ple...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

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Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

", ·i: ,, LOC ·i -·*· h c~-l i ·- L.j f·~ ·'· ;·"!'1Sr~dr·r '~: ·c=c~-~i -····~·:n: b ons of rleteve spelpt t#e has. . ayior mate trip to RaymToLd and d irst of the aweek. Cngregational Ladies' the home of Mrs. George r Thursday after.mon. g paske has a a. " Deputy Clerk of, Muties the last of Mad rs. L. E. e dinner Wednesday- even\ of Mr. and Mrs. Rex M County Attorney Geo. (i2t& t the week end in cobey, to this city Monday mr n;~i Anna McKee, who has be at the home of her mother ni i returne1l to Cullertson the.i the week. lass of the Hass Broee.;i farmers near Outlook, wat, ess caller in Plentywood.t:. Sthe week. , Misses Inanda Brenden and Anderson, who are atteidain I here, left Thursday for Fliax-I to spend Easter. SMabel Meek, stenographer at ty Attofl.ny's office, was il the latter part of the week an attack of nearaligia. have that operation until you taken a course of Chiropractic ts. Dr. Pennock, Chiro Crosby, N. D. 45-tf. and Mrs. larry Stephens of. were in :ie city ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Montana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Producers news. — 2 April 1920

PUTTING BACK STOLEN DOCKAGE Grain Grading DepartmentCom pells Thieves to Restore in Cash Value of Grain Taken. "Out where the West begins," horse steaUng became the favorite crime, be cause horses were easily ta'eun and kelped steal themselves. With the ad vent of wheat-raising, wheat-stealing came more into vogue. But the steal ing was not all confined to the burglars who broke open the granary or used an augur on its wooden walls and "tapped" the bin for a wagon load in the night. Finer methods were devel oped, particularly by the grain buyers. They bought wheat, "docked" it for other grain that might be mixed with it--and kept and sold the dockage, without paying one cent for it to the farmer. Thus a load of wheat might be two-thirds wheat and one-third flax. The flax would be docked-and the value of the dockage be actually greater than the value of the wheat! The farmers saw the steal going on before their eyes and finally when they awoke and took over the state government they ...

Publication Title: Producers News, The
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