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Albert Lea Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - January 23, 1961, Albert Lea, Minnesota Sept Fussi e9sf Snow predicted the evening Tribune volume lxii1 East coast rail strike has ended full leased wire news report of the associated press Diller and sunday number 19 Albert Lea. Minnesota. Monday january 23. 1961 new frigid spell due in this Section to cents Kennedy reviews his1 master plan safeguards peace with soviet bloc Wilson strike jobless pay hearing starts tuesday unemployment compensation claim hearings on last Winters Wilson amp co. Strike will begin Here tomorrow at 9 . Involved in the hearings Are Wilson is co. United packing House workers of America up a and the state office of employment Security. Conducting the hearings will he a. H Jacobson an assistant state attorney general assigned to the employment Security department. Two other employment Security officials will by included on the hearing panel representing the up a will be Douglas Hall Minneapolis Wilson amp co. Will be represented by Ralph h Peterson local company attorney and m. Lee Bishop. Wilson attorney fro in Chicago. The hearings concern the r e e principle periods of unemployment and involve about 1,000 workers Here. The periods include i june. 1959, when work suspended at the Plant for one week 2 beginning of the strike in the fall of 1959 when the Union claimed a lockout and the co in p a n y claimed a walkout and 3 the end of the strike when the settlement Date was reached and the bark to work movement be Gan. Tin hearings could result in a loss of Many thousands of dollars for the company in unemployment compensation payments. To Date no compensation payments concerning the three periods have been paid. If a decision is reached As a result of the hearings which is unsatisfactory to one or both parties Appeal can be made to the state commissioner of employment Security. If the commissioners decision is not satisfactory to one or both parties an Appeal can be made to the state supreme court. The High courts ruling is final. Reading at one below. Sunday the Mercury dipped to around 15 below in the Albert Lea area. Tribune photo no laughing matter a Helen loge 13, of 1216 James takes a look at the temperature before going to school this morning and found the in same jail As cashier head of Iowa concern linked with Bank Case sizable sums from the Bank was the former president of the Northern biochemical corp. Owned third of Stock mrs. Geiger the principal stockholder in biochemical owned More than a third of the firms shares. Elliott Roosevelt son of the late president was scheduled to speak to biochemical employees today in a meeting open to townspeople. Roosevelt is economic adviser to the firm which mixes and Sells animal feeds. The company closed its Plant sunday for the first time since last april. It had been operating j on a six hour four shift basis seven Days a week. No reason Given no Region for the shutdown was Given. Operations began again at Midnight with the full returning to duty. Mrs. Geiger was visited sunday it by her husband Wallace a Sheldon merchant for the first time since she was jailed last monday. He announced two Sioux City attorneys had been employed to represent her. Authorities said Kistner was accused of helping mrs. Geiger Drain Large sums of Money from the Bank. They said he wrote checks without having the Money pm Deposit and mrs. Geiger apparently accepted the checks but did not charge the amounts to Northern biochemicals accounts. Kistner was fired As president j of the company by the Board of erectors last Friday after num j Erous criticisms by Roosevelt of the firms financial system and Aler it was revealed that Kistner had been convicted of the illegal Sale of securities in Nebraska j several years ago. Fire destroys Winona Church j Way Home from Pennsylvania and t it Sermon was to have been preached by his assistant the Rev. Richard Lewis. The 1,100-member congregation was called together for an afternoon service and meeting in the Myca. The Church Board decided to set up an office and hold services in the Guild Hall adjacent to the Church. Firemen had prevented flames from spreading to the Hall. I he Hall was heated by the churches heating system so temporary space Heaters had to be put Ltd until a boiler can be installed. I ire chief John Steadman and e. R Streater a Church trustee estimated the loss at close to a million dollars based on an appraisal last Spring. The Church was fully insured. I ire cause unknown cause of the fire was not determined. Steadman said flames apparently started in the southwestern Corner of the building spread through an air Shaft ate through the Walls and brought Down the tiled ceiling within an hour after the fire was discovered. Insurance adjusters and a representative of the state fir mar 1 shall soft ice were to begin an investigation today. Flame burned out a three Story building in Minneapolis sunday 1 despite the efforts of More than to firemen. The building was oct pied by the East Hennepin fur-1 nature co., Vorpahl printing co. I and Pomerleau and sons jewelry store. Cause of the Blaze was not determined. Fire chief Reynold c. Malmquist estimated damage to the building and contents at $200,-0gg or and mrs. Robert Mitchell my their six children were driving to Chaska Minn., sunday when to icy heard on their car radio that Neir Home in Mankato had burned. They returned Home and found the 50-year old dwelling burned out probably beyond repair. Firemen said the flames May Nave started in a first floor closet. Welcome to Sheldon to Quot it flock of Robins eat berries in frigid Duluth Duluth Minn. A a flock of about 25 Robbins foraged Mountain Ash berries in a residential neighbourhood sunday As the temperature dropped to 25 below Zero in Duluth. Normally a single Bird is a rarity in this frigid City during the Winter. Apparently Many Robins stayed North because the Early part of this Winter was mild and the Mountain Ash Trees retained their berries. The Duluth Bird club counted 103 Robins Here dec. 26. City report released by manager the annual report of the City of Albert Lea for 1960 has been completed and was released today by City manager Barkley g. Omans. The report reviews the work of each department gives a financial report on City activities presents a summary of highlights of the City a work during the past year and is prefaced by a general discussion by the City manager of the operation and administration of City affairs. The report reveals that City departments saved $59,884.78 on budget appropriations during 1960. Also the general fund Revenue exceeded the City managers budget estimates by $40,802.79. Other financial figures showed that the City earned on investment of Short term Idle funds $11,696.19 in the general fund and $13,009.50 in other funds. The City paid off $158,000 in Bond principal and $79,454 in interest. A total of $850,000 in improvement Bonds were issued to finance special assessment work j it was noted that the largest construction program Ever undertaken by the City was completed. Find Frozen body of logger on Road Cass Lake Minn. A the coroners office Here today sought to learn what caused the death of Leonard Cass 35, a logger whose Frozen body was found on a service Road near Cass Lake. Tom m. Leith of Cass Lake and a Friend found the body sunday Forenoon. Her Speed is slow a Navy s trained porpoise has Learned to talk not i reacts to. Then we will observe what she does after each Type of sound of we can learn to give orders maybe she can learn to talk taught to Wear Collar this seven foot 200-Pound porpoise she probably will grow to twice this size also has been taught to w ear a Collar. Unless she a smarter than scientists thinks she is Notty does no to know that this Collar could be built to contain explosives which could he detonated whenever she approached an enemy vessel. The Collar also could House sub Manne detection instruments but Why bother if she can be taught to talk and count the Day May come when deep diving Notty will swim alongside an american picket Boa and yell a hey skipper i just spotted four enemy subs off Kodiak Island at too forecast local temperatures maximum sunday 4 above. Min. Sunday a. In. 12 below. 8 . Today one below. 10 30 . 6 above. Minnesota occasional cloudiness with scattered Light Snow and not quite so cold South tuesday. Low tonight 15-30 below North 10-15 below South High tuesday Zero to to below. Iowa fair to partly Cloudy through tuesday not quite As cold this afternoon colder Northwest tonight and Over state tuesday High today lower 20s Southwest to 10-15 Northeast Low tonight to below North to near Zero South. North Dakota occasional cloudiness with scattered Light Snow this afternoon fair tonight and tuesday colder tonight and tuesday Low tonight 10-25 below. Inside the Tribune Andersen to hold citizens hour St. Paul apr persons who have problems to discuss with the governor will have an Opportunity tonight when gov. Elmer l Andersen holds his first citizens hour. He plans similar open hours Tater in various communities around the state. Traffic problems in Albert Lea starts today on Page 3. Is Max Schmeling like Maurice Chevalier read series starting on Page 4. The Tribune a tired three debut on Page 8

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