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f / PASTW[[K BISMARCK the information of those have not been able to keep of the contests at Bis- over many state matters the past week the follow- is taken from the Press and other re- of the doings, merely the as they transpired being briefly up to Wednes- night.) ~ensation was created last week When, in spite of the order of constituted Industrial and advice of Attorney Sathre, the business man- the Leader with the former of the commission dashed Forks and induced the mill to give them a check for as advance payment for ad- the mill products under a drawn since Gov. Langer deposed. This was done. it is on the day the Industrial corn- directed the mill and eleva- Benk of North Dakota and plant to cease advertising in Leacher and other papers. mill manager gave the trio a ~or the amount, which check immediately cashed and the carried to Bismarck and BEACH MARKETS = Northern Wheat .............. $ .90 Flax ....... $1.62 , Rye ....... $ .56 ~o refund the money, on of the mill manager. the Leader representatives him, the manager realized had exceeded his authority, chase by car with his wife in Bismarck at 4 a. m., after the Leader men got The manager at once got the out of bed and the mentioned resulted in taking ~he money back (}rand Forks and replacing it in it was taken fix)re. reported that at the confer- attorney general threaten- SUit against the Leader if the was not at once returned. No has been given why the was placed in the custody of ~ private citizen. The Leader management, con- that the contract Is legal, signed by the mill manager not the Industrial Commission~ .suit to confirm the docu- VOLUME XXVI. OFFICIAL PAPER OF GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY AND CITY OF BEACH Eight Pages--All Home Print BEACH, GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, As Strikers and Police Battled at Seattle graphic photo shows a scene in the battle on Seattle's strike front when 1,200 marine strikers stormed pier 41where 300 policemen, mounted and turGot, were ~ 400 non-union men while they worked on cargo. Tear gas bombs can bs seen exploding tn the midst of the combatants. Eight strikers and a policeman were injured in tim melge. was traced to the safe of *'* r-IGOVERNMENT TO BUILD including the ex-governor, the general and several friends the former administration, itwas SHELTER BELT IN STATE Gigantic Plan For Free Planting of 100-Mile Wide Strip From Canada to Gulf of Mexico; Goes Through Center of State A SINCLAIR M l Y ,~o~ SO far worked out for the RUN AS IND. CAN. DIDATE IN FALL Totals Now In On Vo[e For Congress and State Candi- dates; Close Between Sin- clair and ~Burdiek. Bismarck, N. D., July 28.---Con- gre~man J. H. Sinclair was defeat- ed for re-nomination by a margin of 2,741 votes in the closest race in the Republican primary June 27, complete returns compiled for the state canvassing board showed to- day, Congressman William Lemke and U. L. Burdick, indorsees of the Wil- liam Langer faction, won the two Republican nominations. Lemke preceived 131264 votes; Burdick 75,- 893; SinclRir 73,152; Thomas Hall, Independent Republican, 46,195, and Walter Bond, Independent Repub- planting of the great shelterbelt from the Canadian goundary to the Texas Panhandle, through North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kan- sas. Oklahoma and Texas, call for the planting of 1,820,000 acres in trees in a strip 100 miles wide and extending more than 1,000 miles. It is estimated, in special dispatches sent out of Washington, that the area ~o he covered will be more than twice the size of the state of Rhode Island. Ernest K. Lindley, writing from Washington to the New York Herald TribUne says, "the land be- tween the belts of trees will con- tinue to be used for farming pur- poses, and altogether the area to be affected immediately will be ap- proximately the size of South Caro- lina." The announcement of Secretary of Agriculture Wallace Saturday fol- lowed the executive order of Presl- den~ Roosevelt issued July I1. Og $525,000,000 appropriated to meet the emergency and necessity for relief in stricken agrctultural (Continued to page four) WHEAT COMPLI. lican, 22~02. Possibility is seen by Sinclair's ANCE JOB NEAR- associates that in view of fine close~ race run by Sinclair, he may file ast an ind,vidual candidate in the "j ING LAST STAGE election. I Former Governor Langer recclv-[ ed 113,027 votes to win the guber- Final Check-up On Acreage At Hand; Nice Sum for Second Allotment In S~ate $4,421,200. Clearing of the first completed wheat contract compliance forms in North Dakota is expected this week, according to a statement by J. T. E. Dinwoodie, state agent in charge of compliance supervision for the Agr- icultural Adjustment Administra- tion. The work is now in its final stage in most counties, Dinwoodie said. EXTRA! Langer and his wife having tremendous crowds at rallies they are holding, the collectors of the governor's fund report liberal contrl- natorial nomination in the primary election held two days before he was sentenced to 18 months imprison- ment for conspiracy to defraud the United States government. T.H.H. Thoresen, anti-Langer Nonpartisan League candidate, polled 47~80, and J. P. Cain, Independent Kepubllcan, 37,9~0. Walter Welford, Langer candidate 4or lieutenant governor, polled 86,- 250 votes, for the Republican ~om- inatlon, while Ole H. Olson, incum- bent and now acting governor, re- ceived 64~265. Fred J. Fredrickson, Independent Republican received 36,284. The heaviest vote was polled by U. S. Senator Lynn J. Fraz~er. Com- plete returns Shows he received ~153,088, while C. S. Buck, polled 30,~ 873. and Nelson A. Mason 7,999.. The canvassing board continued tabulations Saturday of the remain- der of the RepubliCan ticket. MASHED A FINGER Ernest McDanold came over from New England to spend a couple of weeks at home attending to an in- jured index finger that .got n~.ed up with a linotype macmne wnc Ernest wasn't looking. The acci- dent put him out of commission as a machine operator, so he is enjoy lng a stay with the home folks and others. l~h CHILD IS BORN Kennett, Me., July 30.--The eigh- teenth child was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Morgan of White Oak was admired Monday night by his brothers and sisters. The mother was 33 her last birthday. Herman WoJalm was thrown from a hayrack injuring his back and necessitating medical attention last week~ of the state mill operations was started the state Industrial Commission , a two days meeting at Grand which adjourned late Friday. in the personnel, and re- in salaries amounting to $500 a month, changing the account of the Farmers Na- Grain Corporation, applica- tor the establishment of the warehouse license and re- of the number of bushels of for custom milling were the changes announced by. O. Orvedahl, secretary at the of the meeting. immediately, C.A. Bell elevator manager, was ap- grain buyer in the place of Scott, who took the position after the electio~ol~ E~- Langer. The salary was from $350 to $200 a month. ' S. Hanson, former mill suP- was named sales mqu- E. R. McDonald and C. S, present sales ~execu- dismissed, d Pederson was ~etained as manager, but-the elevator mill business was ordered seg- Darwin Bodahl was named of the elevator. The se~- was in order to permit the for reestablishment of federal warehouse licSnse, which~ about a year ago. the employes of the reg- department who have been out of their jobs are Legislative N. P. Noben and Z. of Beach. The United States department of has opened negotiations state mill and elevator for tl}e storage of about a b~hels of groin. The ao- an aplJ~ation by the htchlstrial conmlission fox. re- to the mill and eleva- license, about a year ago because ~me irregularities with Red It is understood the will be reinstated Dakotans owned their new building Saturday, final pay- been made on construction last Thurs- check-up placed the fact that the .coat ex- amount agreed upon, remains in the capitol fund. (Continued to page five) hh ,nPe ,,..;., =, II 11 ii('Jlt !1 Iit III ,, ..,.~Temperature ................... 'ill V/q diction, fair and Ier. LANCER WITHDRAWS; HRS. LAN6[R NAMED FOR GOVERNOR N. D. N. D.. THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1934 This Issue 1200 Copies NUMBER 13 (SPECIAL TO TH]g ADVANCE) Bismarck, AUI~, 1.---~x-Gover- nor William Langer wlthd~ew from the race for ~overnor at the meet/ng today of the Re- publican State Central commit- tee and Mrs. Langer was named by the committee to fill the vacancy on the tleket amid great applause and apl~-ent ~- tion on the part of the eommit- tcemen and tl~ ~owd fl~mt looked "on. ~ fittl~ the view~t of me~ were ~adopted. Only a nm~ lmm~full Of In,lependen~ R~- llean members of the eemmltt~ attended the meeUn~, as the Langer forces controlled by about 80 percent. The Democratic State com- mittee also met and l~ased reso- lutions e~lorsin~ the president and the new deal and eemmend- tug their eandidaf~ to the people of the st~te~ NEARLY $ 4 0,000 WORTH O' WOOL SHIPPED H E RE This Represents 1 2 3, 5 8 5 Pounds, Besides Shipments From Other Points of Gol- den Valley County. Three cars of wool have been ship. ped from this station, and we be- lieve a car or two went from Scn* tlnel Butte. The Beach shipments weighed a total of 123,585 pounds, wl~ch at 21 cents a pound, produced nearly $40,000 for our sheepmen. Most of the shipments went on con- signment. The season was fine for wool growing and the quality is said and it is likely that the compliance to be very fair and clips heavy. In forms will be submitted ~t an in- addition to the wool there is the creasing rate as the county wheat lamb production which was a fine associations finish the task. year, losses being small and the North Pallets farmers who are quality good, and on top of this re- filling the certificates of compliance on their wheat adjustment con- tracts will receive $4,421200 as the second payment, the AAA estimated' recently. A total of $9,885.475 on 109,954 contracts that have been approved in the state has been paid as the first installment on .the 1~ crop, H. L. Walster, dlr~tor of the Agri- cultural college extension service, re- vealed. With the second installment which is forthcoming as soort as the compliance check-up is completed, growers of North Dakota will have received a total of about $I4~0~5. The second installment is at the rate of 9 cents per gushel. From this each producer's pro rata share of the expense incurred by the local production control association is to be deducted. Additional adjustment payments of more than $14,000,000 are coming to wheat growers of the state on the basis of their participation in the wheat adjustment program in 1934. fine benefits tn cash to wheat growers for two the adjustment pro- mains the old sheep, so that. alto- gether, sheeP raising here filled in a very profitable gap caused by the grain shortage. STRIKE E~DF2D After eight lives were lost and many million dollars lost by stop- page of business or destruction of property, the longshoremen's arikes in several cities of the Pacific coast ended Monday and details of the settlement will be ~ted by a federal conciliation board. It is this strike that brought on the gen- eral strike at San Francisco and which so dismally failed after five days trial. It does seem as though the arbitration should have come first. gram to approximately $29,000,000. According to a proclamation by Sec- retary Wallace, the adjustment pay- ment on the 1934 crop will be un- bushel on the allotments acre- age percent IGOV. 0LSON DECLARES MORATORIUM FOR DEBTS New Declaration Covers All Lines of Business In State With Provision For Appeal to The Courts; Covers All Contracts STRATOSPHERE BALLOON DROPS OVER 6O,000 FEET Gondola and Contents Crush- ed In Fall, But Flyers Make Safety By Use of Para. chutes. Holdrege, Neb., July 29.--One of the mos~ dramatic flights into the unknown regions of the upper air came to a dramatic end Saturday at 5 p. m., 12 miles from here when the Army-~eographic Society strat- osphere balloon and gondola drop- ped to earth a total wreck, but, for- tunately, without the loss of life that might have been expected in a fall from ~0,000 feet. When the balloon, the largest ever made for such a flight, reached its highest point the three men in the gondola, through a window in its top, noted an Immense rip in the silk fabric of. the balloon and at once radioed their difficulty to ground stations, as the structure began a descent at the rate of 500 feet a minute. On account of the ratified air in those high regions it was impos- sible for the men to open the great bali, known as the gondola, until the falling monarch had descended to an altitude of about 29,000 feet. when they crawled out of the top of the globe with their parachutes, by which time more of the balloon fabric had blown away, When down to about 5,000 feet one after another the men bailed out, all landing safe- ly about a mile from where the gondola had crushed into the earth like an egg shell. Practically all the instruments carried aloft, including the photographs and records, were ruined, but the barograph telling the height reached was saved by turning it loose with its own para- chute from above. For 10 hours and 1~ minutes, the intrepid trio had been aloft, but since 2:25 when ugly rips appeared on the underside of the envelope, (Continued to page four) HARVEST HALF OVER; YIELDS 0 TO 18 BUSHEL Crop Very Spotted and Irreg- ular as Rain, or Lack of It Indicates the Yield In This Section. All hands who have anything in the ~vay of grain to cut are in the fields with all kinds of machines, the header and combine being pre- ferred, owing to the Shortness of the grain, and the harvest will be over North Dakota's new governor, Ole H. Oison, last Thursday proclaim- ed a moratorium on every form of debt where the debtor shows In- ability to pay. Broader in scope than any mora- torium issued by his predecessor, Governor William Langer, Olson's )reclamation is designed~ to protect the farmer against foreclosure, the small businessman, home owners, and extends even to a suspension of payrnent on conditional sales con- tracts. Provision is made for application to the courts by any creditor "who feels himself injured." The proclamation, Olson explain- ed, does not bar the collection of ordinary debts, but where a debtor is in financial distress the mora- torium is expected, to afford relief. Creditors who feel injured by the operation of the moratorium and on hear~g and subsequena review by the governor have provisions of the moratorium lifted if they do the creditor an injustice. Lsmger's several moratoriums had been attacked on the political stump as "illegal," and promises were made by the Oison f~tction that a "legal (Continued to page five) TWO CCC CAMPS W I L L DEVELOP EVACUATION OF DROUTH ARE URGED BY MEAD Reclamation Leader S a ys Such Action Must Be Tak- en; Would Affect Ma~y Farmers In This County How many of our farmers on the less fertile land of the county are prepared to be moved off to some other farm by the government be- cause their land is not suitable for the best kind of farming? A Washington dispatch last week tells the following story, which, if carried ou~, will mean the removal of quite a number of farmers here- away living on What are called mar- ginal lands: Dr. Elwood Mead. reclamaticm commissioner, said Wednesday the drouth area of the western half ~f the Dakotas and the eastern of the Rocky mountain "must be evacuated." , Tens of thousand of people, Mead said, must be moved off stricken land. Dr. Mead returned to Tuesday from a tour of the west, a "I never believed we would have nythlng in this country llke the catastrophe I witnessed out he said. "There is green thing. It is gone." Asked what could be the land after, if it should doned, Mr. Mead said it reseeded to the native, bunch buffalo grass and undoubtedly even- tually would make rlch range land again. The land never should have been BADLANDS PARK o,..va*., o. It insufficient rainfall to sustain an I intensive agriculture. The dr~h ] Camp. Men Will Work AHi l Winter 40 Miles North of l Medora Building Roadst Through Scenic Region. Watford City, N. D., July 17. -- Definite assurance Of activities look- ing to the establishment of a na- tional park in the socalled bad lands in the southern part of McKinzie county was given here bY Colonel Willoughby from corps area head- quarters at Omaha, who visited the local C~C camp here and announc- ed that two park service camps will be established in south- ern McKenzle county. It is understood that each of these camps will have 210 men and offic- ers and that they will operate in the bad lands section during the winter, that one camp will be lo- cated in the northern part of the area and the other in the southern part, Buildings for housing the men are expected to be constructed and pos- sibly such other structures as re- creation centers, and it is under- stood that such buildings will be al- lowed to remain for the convenience of teurists who are expected to vis- it this regio~ in large numbers af- ter bridges have been built and roads and trails constructed through tht~~ scenic region. Much of the land proposed to be included in the park area is owned by the federal government and by the state. It is expected that the park will begin at the Roosevelt this year. he said, was merely an intensification of subnormal ra~- fall period that already had educed the territory to straitened circum, stances. He said in his opinion if the drouth should be broken, and fam~t~ ing in the area should be conthme~ another doubt was certain to fol- low after a few years. Reiterating a stand taken Pre- viously, Dr. Mead said the drouth proved beyond doubt that in an arid or semi-arid country, agriculture must depend upon stored water. The reclamation bureau, he sa~ since its organization in 19~ ham been engaged in rescuing agr~ areas which had no~ been pr~er~ prepared to meet extremes in wat- er-flow fluctuations. At the ent time it is building addlt~ storage dams on a repaYment to rescue Utah irrigation fa~ One of the first Jobs unde~ by the bureau, he said, was the re~- cue of the Salt river valley fL,~mers in Arizona by the construction o~ ~t adequate storage dam. Fa~ners ~n the San Jomtuin valley ula and in other Oallfornia Dr. Mead said, were pumping operations for i~ waters were lowering the water table dangerously. They, too, ]~e added, soon must be rescued. reTlate 0olun~bla river, whlch has ~r g ar~es~ wa~er supply ip the ~ ' . try, Mead sai ,, eloped by the Grand Coulee for the Purpose of rescuing f~ in the drouth area of the we~e~ fringe of the great plains. Dr. Mead in his referece tO the ~t~outh on the eastern slope of the ckies referred specifically tO the in record time, both for period of work and earliness of season, miles south of Warlord City, coh'~- Many different reports are corn- prising an area of some ten town- ing in from the fields, all too many ships in McKenzie county along the of them of a very depressing nature, Little Missouri river and extending so much so that almost any low about 40 miles toward Medora. esltmate for the county yield will be good. On the other hand the high- est yield we have heard of is a 25- acre field belonging to A. Relnhardt, which is said to have gone 18 .bu- shels of 60-pound wheat, while the] elevators report numerous l$"to 16] bushel crops. Set off against this] are many fields that will not be] cut, except for hay, or used for pas- I ture, but on the whole it is said this county will present better yields than many this side of the Missouri river, but far below fine usual crop. The wheat so far marketed is running 59 to 60 pounds per bushel and is all No. I grain, which is re- markable, considering the Shortage of ram. Oats and barley are a poor crop, and hay is at a premium. Most of the corn fields have survived the earlY July frost and will make a forage crop, some of it producing grain, but is a disappointment in this period of short forage, To some extent the loss of crop has been offset by the allotment payments, so conditions are not so bad as they might have been. 1926 for instance, when no crop what- ever was harvested, and there wer~ no governmental aids to lessen the burden. It is reported that a camp of the C~C will be established close to Me- dora for work in the proposed Roosevelt Park. Bids have been asked for lumber for what seems to be a rather permanent camp and Work will be done all winter. If we are correctly informed this will make three camps of the CCC in the Badlands, the other two be/ng lo- cated south of the Roosevelt bridge ?0 miles north of. Medora. The men will be employed in building roads and developing the many beauty spots in the Little Missouri valley, one of the projects being a good road to the petrified forest. THEY OWE PLENTy Washington, July 30.~A survey showed Monday that American states, cities and other local units will owe the federal government about $1,200,000,000 when they get through borrowing all the govern- ment is empowered to lend. Miss Borgne Thompson left Mon- day morning for a visit with friends at Ada and Moorhead, Minn. Miss Borgne accompanied the Oisvo]ds to Ada. bridge over the Little Missouri 16 eastern counties of Montana and slmflarly located counties in lining. BACK HOME Mr. and Mrs, Marshall Miller and Betty, Jane Miller and Dorothy .b~oYes returned from Grand Where they have been visiting at the home of Mrs. Marjorie Oison last Saturday. Barbara and Bruce ~Mfll- er went down with their Parents last week but they remained ~. maze a month s visit with their ter there. Bruce was anxious to take in a was to be there in a The Millers report fine Grand Forks, they been overlooked by It~ is said a man name~ living west of Ollie, , for hay and had a last week, when thunder storm. the stack pile of aah~. season's work and so far as