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WALSH COUNTY PRESS Park River C.T. U. BULLETIN Edited by Mrs. Nellie M Cross "LOSS" [ WouId not the money which ha against the prohi- been spent for "booze" in Park air- has issued a state- er this past ye.r have )aid for s, the loss in revenue veral Chautauquas? Yet nobody seemz Government due .o unduly excited about this, even from a ninz:-hundred million an conomic standpoint. i little more than what the ! 2he wet forces are organized and at work all over the United States try- tax brings in and it ing to breast down our prohibitim that if this country, lay: and in this they are helped bv to the old revenue tax the dry but indifferent and unthink- and distilled liquors, ing citizen who says, "It can't hurt tax COuld be wiped out me or my business. What's the use saved, l of paying any attention to it?" this matter the Mill-i The brewers and distillers of oth- says "That would be er countries ac  not indifferent. Spigot wasting at the They realize that if prohibition sac- a Vengeance. of Yale University the' authority, says that b to be considered a taken in connection gains from pro- by him at six bil. five Per cent increase in and a lilve sum from harmful' traffic with ceeds here they might as well pre- axe to "shut up shop" for other countries will fall into line with this They are furnishing funds with which to work in every state of the uniol, to promote the flagrant disregard of our prohibition laws. Proof has bee, obtained of money sent to North Da- kota for this purpose. industries." NYstrom, professor he school of Busines betters Pro- -stimate by saying the business is five He states that  diverting not les than' Two weeks ago a letter exposing a 'little of this work was made public of after a thorough investigation of the matter. It was found that one N. B. Martin. superintehdent of the school at Deering, N. Dak., had written let- t'rs to various young men studen telling them they could easily ear:a which would norJ 200 to 250 dollars a month during on eohollc vacation; that no experience wa he- not for proh]bition.!Cessary and no equipmen needed ex- of commodities and cept a car. dclares that he has I ' Their 'work would be to call on re- admit that a return ters throughout thfs State and, I the pre- think, Montana and South Dakota. Wori!d men seVer*al ask the voter to sign a card saying tes in homes furnish- he was opposed to the 18th Amend- musical in,attn.', mnt and also ask for a sum of travel, amusement, r money half of which would remain education, book in the possession of the young man. i Supplies etc.. would be sent out from of economic gains re- head quarters in New York City. is supplie:l builder of many tall structures. Ad- of a buildin firm this Year. Mr. Gilbert of prohibtt,en many quarters tha so many saloon cor- would cause ': values, which woul:t effect on other pro- heever, has not been found that the saloon class of business corner locations for them. Today the every corner for-, dispensing liquor has t to four times." of the World's conflrni. He made a sur- thousand former in the Bowery, n o all of the avenues aa Wll as side street. that saloons have restaurants, clothing ] groceries, candy shoos. [ s and so on. Th I [ on these sites did[ tied, but in m3s,] new businesses that sites are not only the number of sa- but each ha.u an average of Saloon regime to 3V the present era- for us Americans" r|Umber of business told me it was collections. Would the legalized traffic Think of the for necessities ap.d WOUld then go for al- be a "slump" in for as Irving Pish- million dollars re- by restoring the as- WOUld pay many mil- the saloons an'] ore in impaired effl- and in produc- by a destruc- or all thinking men and themselves to. against the Assocla rohtbltlon Amend, moral and ma, People? has been hera few people say "Z.,n't o much money gs this year we haw: We know there are many foreigners in North Dakota who have not been through the "melting pot" of educa- tion in regard to American ideals and initutions: we know there are many people who have been accustomed to alcohol, who want it and will go any lengths to obtain it; we know there are young people who consider it, "smart" to take a drink: we know there are organizations which-should be respected and revered but which have brok,n their pledges of loyalty and patriotism mad are on the way o being nsicered a menace initead of an honor to the community in which they exist. A1 these are easy prey fox the wet forces. Shortly after the Jones-Stalker law became operative a reporter of a big city newspaper went around to tht, haunts of the bootleggers and inter- viewed them on the subject of the new me.sure. Naturally they were feel- ing much depressed over the out- look. One of the comments of a deal- er in illicit liquors was "This act a't for us Amercas". Those who have imagined they were real Ameri- cans may be a little startled at" this bootlegger's claim. It may lead them to think as to whether, in certain quarters, ,here is a tendency to turn over the affairs of the nation to peo- ple alien to the ideals of this repub- lic. I There is an element in this coun-I try that has come to believe that %] can make and unmake public offi- I ciais, legislators, governors and some I say even Congressmen and Presi- dents. In high-handed fashion the wets axe saying "This law ain't for us Americans". Did you chance tel notice the names of those 18 legisla- tors who promoted our recent wet re- ferendum? I do not mean to insinu- ate that' all men bearing foretgu names are alien to the best Ameri- can instutions and ideas--far from it. It am foreign born myself and many of our most respected citizens are such--but one reason for the present non-observance of law is that real Americans who believe ha law and abide by it fail to realize ,the neces- sity of doing their part in seeing that k)thers also obey it. They permit psendo-Americans to settle such ques- tions. Let us remember, "Every citizen has personal dUty in it (enforcement)--- the duty to order his own actions, to so w,eigh the effect of his example. that his conduct shall be a positive force in his community with respect to the law." If every real Americana in this community would do this our status would be imoroved immeasurably. ten & Renl00le CONFECTIONERY RESTAURANT Tobacco Soft Drinks cling Magazines and Sunday Papers Park River, N. D. THF,00 MER( HANT and THE COMMUNITY Do you realize how badly we would fare if our merchants had to go out of business and leave us dependent upon mail orders or stores miles away from home? People are beginning to consider the fact that, after all, they owe a dept to their home merchants. The man who makes it Possible for "us to get what we want when we want it is entitled to consideration for the service he gladl? renders his fellow citizens. Now, since we are to work for the growth and welfare of'PARK RIVER, let us first support the merchant who plays a vital part in the development of our community. The man or woman who is not outspoken for his or her Home Town is against it. What attitude you take toward IRK RIVER and its merchants has much to do with the reputation and standing of our community among our ontside friends. , The merchant isneeded to bring your town into its own. Get the Community Spirit BOOST PARK RIVER AND SUPPORT ITS MERCHANTS! The followin00 business and professional inter. ests will serve you HAROLD KING Lawyer FARMERS SECURITY BANK Henry Dencker, Pres. C.P. O'Brien, Cashier G. J. Mauritson, Asst. Cashier DR. P. J. ROSE Dentist FIRST NATIONAL BANK KarlJ. Farup, Pres. K.D. Bennett, Cashier M. B. Holmquist, Asst. Cashier Dr, F. E. WEED Physician and Surlieon Park River, N. D. PARK RIVER'S NEW POOL HALL Smokes. Soft Drinks, Candy LLOYD H. HARRIS, Proprietor O'BRIEN & RENGLE Ciliars, Candy, Soft Drinks, Meals, Luuches BEN ARNESS Care, Confectionery. Ice Cream Cbld Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Cigarettes The Oorner Barber Shop and Bath , L. Pritehard, Prop. MASLOSKI BARBER 8HOP Joe Masloski, Prop. GATES POOL HAkL Complete lifie of Candy, Ice Cream, Cold Drinks, Clliareqe.s, Clllars and Tabacco. ,b GATES & SON, Proprietors # Members Park River Civic and Community Club, Park River WALSH COUNTY PRESS Park River C.T. U. BULLETIN Edited by Mrs. Nellie M Cross "LOSS" [ WouId not the money which ha against the prohi- been spent for "booze" in Park air- has issued a state- er this past ye.r have )aid for s, the loss in revenue veral Chautauquas? Yet nobody seemz Government due .o unduly excited about this, even from a ninz:-hundred million an conomic standpoint. i little more than what the ! 2he wet forces are organized and at work all over the United States try- tax brings in and it ing to breast down our prohibitim that if this country, lay: and in this they are helped bv to the old revenue tax the dry but indifferent and unthink- and distilled liquors, ing citizen who says, "It can't hurt tax COuld be wiped out me or my business. What's the use saved, l of paying any attention to it?" this matter the Mill-i The brewers and distillers of oth- says "That would be er countries ac  not indifferent. Spigot wasting at the They realize that if prohibition sac- a Vengeance. of Yale University the' authority, says that b to be considered a taken in connection gains from pro- by him at six bil. five Per cent increase in and a lilve sum from harmful' traffic with ceeds here they might as well pre- axe to "shut up shop" for other countries will fall into line with this They are furnishing funds with which to work in every state of the uniol, to promote the flagrant disregard of our prohibition laws. Proof has bee, obtained of money sent to North Da- kota for this purpose. industries." NYstrom, professor he school of Busines betters Pro- -stimate by saying the business is five He states that  diverting not les than' Two weeks ago a letter exposing a 'little of this work was made public of after a thorough investigation of the matter. It was found that one N. B. Martin. superintehdent of the school at Deering, N. Dak., had written let- t'rs to various young men studen telling them they could easily ear:a which would norJ 200 to 250 dollars a month during on eohollc vacation; that no experience wa he- not for proh]bition.!Cessary and no equipmen needed ex- of commodities and cept a car. dclares that he has I ' Their 'work would be to call on re- admit that a return ters throughout thfs State and, I the pre- think, Montana and South Dakota. Wori!d men seVer*al ask the voter to sign a card saying tes in homes furnish- he was opposed to the 18th Amend- musical in,attn.', mnt and also ask for a sum of travel, amusement, r money half of which would remain education, book in the possession of the young man. i Supplies etc.. would be sent out from of economic gains re- head quarters in New York City. is supplie:l builder of many tall structures. Ad- of a buildin firm this Year. Mr. Gilbert of prohibtt,en many quarters tha so many saloon cor- would cause ': values, which woul:t effect on other pro- heever, has not been found that the saloon class of business corner locations for them. Today the every corner for-, dispensing liquor has t to four times." of the World's conflrni. He made a sur- thousand former in the Bowery, n o all of the avenues aa Wll as side street. that saloons have restaurants, clothing ] groceries, candy shoos. [ s and so on. Th I [ on these sites did[ tied, but in m3s,] new businesses that sites are not only the number of sa- but each ha.u an average of Saloon regime to 3V the present era- for us Americans" r|Umber of business told me it was collections. Would the legalized traffic Think of the for necessities ap.d WOUld then go for al- be a "slump" in for as Irving Pish- million dollars re- by restoring the as- WOUld pay many mil- the saloons an'] ore in impaired effl- and in produc- by a destruc- or all thinking men and themselves to. against the Assocla rohtbltlon Amend, moral and ma, People? has been hera few people say "Z.,n't o much money gs this year we haw: We know there are many foreigners in North Dakota who have not been through the "melting pot" of educa- tion in regard to American ideals and initutions: we know there are many people who have been accustomed to alcohol, who want it and will go any lengths to obtain it; we know there are young people who consider it, "smart" to take a drink: we know there are organizations which-should be respected and revered but which have brok,n their pledges of loyalty and patriotism mad are on the way o being nsicered a menace initead of an honor to the community in which they exist. A1 these are easy prey fox the wet forces. Shortly after the Jones-Stalker law became operative a reporter of a big city newspaper went around to tht, haunts of the bootleggers and inter- viewed them on the subject of the new me.sure. Naturally they were feel- ing much depressed over the out- look. One of the comments of a deal- er in illicit liquors was "This act a't for us Amercas". Those who have imagined they were real Ameri- cans may be a little startled at" this bootlegger's claim. It may lead them to think as to whether, in certain quarters, ,here is a tendency to turn over the affairs of the nation to peo- ple alien to the ideals of this repub- lic. I There is an element in this coun-I try that has come to believe that %] can make and unmake public offi- I ciais, legislators, governors and some I say even Congressmen and Presi- dents. In high-handed fashion the wets axe saying "This law ain't for us Americans". Did you chance tel notice the names of those 18 legisla- tors who promoted our recent wet re- ferendum? I do not mean to insinu- ate that' all men bearing foretgu names are alien to the best Ameri- can instutions and ideas--far from it. It am foreign born myself and many of our most respected citizens are such--but one reason for the present non-observance of law is that real Americans who believe ha law and abide by it fail to realize ,the neces- sity of doing their part in seeing that k)thers also obey it. They permit psendo-Americans to settle such ques- tions. Let us remember, "Every citizen has personal dUty in it (enforcement)--- the duty to order his own actions, to so w,eigh the effect of his example. that his conduct shall be a positive force in his community with respect to the law." If every real Americana in this community would do this our status would be imoroved immeasurably. ten & Renl00le CONFECTIONERY RESTAURANT Tobacco Soft Drinks cling Magazines and Sunday Papers Park River, N. D. THF,00 MER( HANT and THE COMMUNITY Do you realize how badly we would fare if our merchants had to go out of business and leave us dependent upon mail orders or stores miles away from home? People are beginning to consider the fact that, after all, they owe a dept to their home merchants. The man who makes it Possible for "us to get what we want when we want it is entitled to consideration for the service he gladl? renders his fellow citizens. Now, since we are to work for the growth and welfare of'PARK RIVER, let us first support the merchant who plays a vital part in the development of our community. The man or woman who is not outspoken for his or her Home Town is against it. What attitude you take toward IRK RIVER and its merchants has much to do with the reputation and standing of our community among our ontside friends. , The merchant isneeded to bring your town into its own. Get the Community Spirit BOOST PARK RIVER AND SUPPORT ITS MERCHANTS! The followin00 business and professional inter. ests will serve you HAROLD KING Lawyer FARMERS SECURITY BANK Henry Dencker, Pres. C.P. O'Brien, Cashier G. J. Mauritson, Asst. Cashier DR. P. J. ROSE Dentist FIRST NATIONAL BANK KarlJ. Farup, Pres. K.D. Bennett, Cashier M. B. Holmquist, Asst. Cashier Dr, F. E. WEED Physician and Surlieon Park River, N. D. PARK RIVER'S NEW POOL HALL Smokes. Soft Drinks, Candy LLOYD H. HARRIS, Proprietor O'BRIEN & RENGLE Ciliars, Candy, Soft Drinks, Meals, Luuches BEN ARNESS Care, Confectionery. Ice Cream Cbld Drinks, Cigars, Tobacco, Cigarettes The Oorner Barber Shop and Bath , L. Pritehard, Prop. MASLOSKI BARBER 8HOP Joe Masloski, Prop. GATES POOL HAkL Complete lifie of Candy, Ice Cream, Cold Drinks, Clliareqe.s, Clllars and Tabacco. ,b GATES & SON, Proprietors # Members Park River Civic and Community Club, Park River