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Albert Lea Examiner (Newspaper) - December 16, 1920, Albert Lea, Minnesota Pace two Albert Lea examine thursday december in. 1920 Elbert Ira examiner published by Thi Freeborn Cahnt pm bushing co. Oft. 222 bist i Lark St Reft tiber Lea. Minn. Phi supp weekly Tete phone staff #1s veered at the put office at Albert l a. Mina a eco i Cia mail matter. Is Kipton rates one year. Is moot a. A t subscription accounts must but Paai in air amt. <2 of sit suicidal remedies Rotter w. Babson who conduct a Well known statistical Unce for banker Ami manufacturer. A recently Erat out the following piece of advice a Busine men should note the acceptance of a noun a truth on the part of an increasing number of employer namely that the consuming pow Etc Public depends on decent wave Levo Teady employment. Quot a Ini Stic Ami general wage Cut in All it Ald mean a i Tinct a Ltd it a Sale i i would n get be Low sight of by merchants in their pee Clit Reluct Anre to reduce while Bab on Here is probably interested in taking a Ding at the merchants whose interest Arn not a important to it it him a Tho a of the big in Ani Actu re is who loan the merchants Shelve with High need goods i main Point never Heie so Well Worth thinking about. Low want a am greater Thrift Are panaceas which hanker Chambers of Commerce and men of Sarge business n general Hob out a. Cure for tile nation ills. And few of them Cern to realize that the Pucce of their program would be its own destruction. I he individual Industry May lie Able to gain by arbitrarily forcing Down wage but All seller of gins would lose More than they could possibly Gam. Likewise the forcing Down of the prices of farm product by unnatural methods bring profit to Tho a dealing in farm commodities but it i Little Short of dish trim for Reefy Man and interest who look to the Farmer for i Market. Low wages Ami so called Thrift would work together to de Troy our by Ine -y.-tem. The Thrifty worker when his wage Are reduced must til further increase i Thrift by throwing off certain expenditure hitherto regarded As necessary in time we might reach a glorious Tate not Uthke that to be found in China a population of few or no want aside from a bowl of Nee once a play and a few Yards of cloth a year and by that time our great Industrial development would lie thoroughly on the crap Heap. Of employers Are. As or. Babson a beginning to recognize the a fact they Arentt making much no about it. All the organized Noie of the big Busine world i for Low wage Low farm Price and greater Thrift. A society of equals report of judge Mcgee pm operators have Boon untrue to their class. They have been inefficient. They have profiteers a and got caught it it therefore they an filing not Only the i plea ure of Tho great consuming Public but of erne member of the Busine Community. If Thi nature i the report of judge John f. My ice to Senate w Illiam m. Cabler chairman of the comm 11ee on reconstruction and production Abler a n car nth come twit for nationalization of the Coal mines. Of horrified Habi been but the depredations of the Coo operators # j mice met in writ an into re eng chapter in the v Minnie of Tho a ii predation the present Price of of c a a at .<20 due to the manipulation of the sacred to to apply and ii email and the violation of contract by the Coal Bank. Coal contracted tor by Northwest dealers at. K l.<�0 a t n a Nevi r been delivered. At the Laike Erie port a contracted Coal Hal Etc a piled up in such quantities that there a k in no mom for contracted crud the result tut but ii that Northwest Lealer. In order not to Al of the Public to freeze have Len forced to buy Union tract i Coal at 111 and a ton. It i a perfectly Temple trick that the Coal operator pig be. It i ant that has Given some american Busine men reputations for shrewdness and organizing ability contract. Are but crap of paper. Hoo sincere i judge Mcgee in to condemnation of the a ii hone to methods will he really Eek a cure for them or i he condemning them at the moment because. A he a he fears a the growth of socialism. Cor n in in. Bol Levi a Ami the nonpartisan league who is the merchants Friend ? Many merchant in the past and there Are some at the present Tom who imagine Taal the nonpartisan league is their worst enemy. This erroneous idea was brought about in certain localities where the merchants them Civ turned the fire Hose on the Farmers or in some other manner treated them Writh such it Irv pet that the Farmer naturally retaliated by organizing mercantile diluent financed by themselves. Thi. However never a been in the past nor is it now. The objects sought to he accomplished by the no on parti an league. We now find however that the steel Trust gang who Are to control the pol by of the state for the next two you and who Many of the a same merchants supported so zealously Are advocating co operative ownership by the Farmer of retail agencies us a practical Inlet a of Unn Ceary expenses lome by the consumer. This therefore should convince the most sceptical that Tho a merchant who were fighting the league at the lat election of vigorously were like some of the North Dakota Hank is who in reality were working against their own interest.-, and that those whom they Opp de were. In reality their Friend. The Teel tru to gang care very Little for the Small merchant and the my Ner the Mal merchant discovers Thi tact and stands by the Farmer the latter it will be for All concerned. Review and comment on various topics we american talk much a hit democracy All no n born free and equal government of. By and i r he people but nations like individual commonly talk a great Deal a1 rout what they Havno to gig the form Are with us the substance Ami character if i actual lives Are not much different from that found in other Lams with in % pretend Ion. In a he past we had Hail considerable to a about hew privilege group in the or duct of us qual condition and How they were fighting by every mean to maintain Ane uni condition but now a a Thant tay ome Plain Blunt thing to the. In the under lie of the unequal condition. I of also a to blame in no Small part tor the conditions. I of tart out in a of Stanat corny a of the world where previous generation.-, by great Effort a my secured a Lem oct at in a it Tern it it of government but you up hed the but it i i of ii a Ide you were glad to Nave Kim body ele manage the blame thing and you con to think of it entirely As a no of whether i a of or Dick would lie favored for office. Naturally who could make Money by working work for you. N a a let the county. A i t a the fun no a when Muai face to face in n it y o very ii shoud you local Lea in of you a n or i a re t. A Long period of i rite i it a a Are so acct tined i have re done a a you that you int a Gme an league Leader can i it it it the can it in i to fuse in a Tate business profits your profit now and you will your Elf future permanent and us Tantia profit a Thi. The advice Gen by me by John s. Wit i tam -. Comp Miler of currency. The same a i my i a Fere i by other men of National and Tate Pronini Nencet. Henry for tarted the Ball rolling sometime ago w Hen he la he i Price on the Olivver since that tim we have Een Price of other commodities reduced. But the of so called new paper that the nigh Cost of living incoming flow n is Mere propaganda. The High cot of living i till with us and probably will ire for some time Bu-in1- profit Mut be Cut or there will be Nom. I he Quot the nne to Tea unable margin of profit is the he in Urance of future or fit at the pro int time i a re wit be a me who will hold in and gouge the Public a my a to Dale but they will regret their act later on it profit continue abnormally High a slump Mut rely Conte. High profit Ami More too will ire swallowed up in that profit be. Era Buim -. Can avoid that by reducing profits now. We Are anxiously looking Forward to the Day when profiteer willed a a to exit Tow m tile process Al developing nope i and Leader hip la Pac May Cern slow ? is to it much to it v a but you Curt not sped Dory it k town i a it a who have a in not a e a be nonpartisan league a it Aren ire con vent on. Objection met a whether objection Doe not lie in the fad that the get. Away from their leading string and Tendon a rep Ting Ituen he. The Christmas season a a a a that we Are still at War with Germany he considered a a legally proved by the fact that two citizen of Illinois have recently been convicted under the espionage act. Which was strictly a War measure. The Ull edged violation of the act took plier on october to. 1920. It appears that a practically illiterate lithuanian proprietor of a mall ice Cream parlor was asked by e stranger to mail a package for them. The Man to whom the package was sent a unknown to him. As were the t men w to a ked the favor and the Content. Of the package. The Man to whom it was sent who is a Miner in Herrin. Ii denied any knowledge of the Content of the package or of the parties who ent it to him l Ite Federal District attorney however. Announced Olvat a giant conspiracy to overthrow the government anti flood the country with incendiary literature bail been uncovered and the court was persuaded to agree with him. The men who Dart the package of what turned out to Ive communistic literature might easily have been employee. Of attorney general Palmer but this would not have interfered with the a a legality of the proceed Rig. And the local District attorney has probably added considerably to his prestige As a Ilef Emler of America. In a Book culled a the marketing of farm products Quot of proves or Weld Hows Over and Over again How the Market monopolist Are philanthropists. Even to the extent of boding wheat for six months until the Public is really to con ume the Tail end of the crop for Only l l cents per by neb Thi figure for wheat i arrived at by a vicious error. Instead of following the wheat raised in hip through to tile Spring of 1920. He take the prices in the Spring of 1919 and compare. Them with the Price of the fall of 1919. Thu confusing two different crops. Wallace. Farmer on the Oiler hand which a kept accurate figure films that there a a spread of More than la cent tween tin fall and Spring during the 10-year period before the War. Hanker Johnson however would a amp to have used the lying figure a i he not been Carri i away by anti a a i Farmer prejudice. And the a a kept pre of the Northwest would not have quoted him As an authority if it were not blinded by Tho same fact. Every one of sense knows that with storage cot and interest on Money invested the middlemen handling wheat would have gone broke with a margin of Only 1.1 cent not to mention their handsome profits. The Independent the state in gun of the i. V a., has seen a great Light. It a discovered that the chief sufferer in the present warfare in North Dakota Are the mall Busine men and Bankers and newspaper men. That i a truth the courier new a often Jaunted out it has wondered Why the Small business men and hanker have not seen Tho facts. They Are imply pulling the Chestnut from the fire for big interests in the twin cities that have no regard whatever for what happens to any one in North Dakota whether Fanner or merchant. I he Independent of course thinks the Farmers should surrender in order that peace May return Ami mall merchants an i Bankers May again Prosper. But Farmers Are offering cruel wrong. It would in an economic crime for them to submit to the robbery of the twin cities gamblers and Bankers merely in order that North Dakota merchant an banker might have a Little More Pence of mind. The Way out is not for the Farmers to surrender their program but for the Small merchants and Bankers loyally to support that program Fargo \ courier new. To 1920 the platforms of both Obi parties this year were More reactionary than was that of Taft in 1912. Yet in that it meantime nothing had been Dune to curb the Power of monopoly and the War added vastly to the Power of concentrated wealth. The Liberal had to bit harder than Ever or surrender and it would appear that there were not enough of them to make a ceremony of surrender. They had dosed hop sum time Between 1912 urn 1920 and disappeared. One cause of their departure undoubtedly was the espionage Law and other special War measure. The weak kneed liberals an Liberal la Aper trembled before these More than did the radicals. They ran to cover on every important Issue and Wilson would have had no support Here tor his thac term if he had a Al a wanted to Force a fair peace settlement Onku rope. A air \ Ani hed liberals what a become of liberalism it used to Ive the Case that when a Man or party became known As reactionary or its hold on the people a gun. Now it a Ems that nothing which i not hidebound gets anywhere outside of the territory a a menace in by the league. In 1912 Taft won Only two stat. W ii son was Ham torn gig the country with anti Trust talk Ami an Appeal to the people to Mash special privilege Roo Evelt a campaigning on a platform written by a Pink pinned socialist. Itiat a contrast this a if. Winning spirit however the Battle i ended though proudly the Victor comes with fluttering Flag and prancing nags and echoing Roll of ilium. Still truth Prtt claim it motto in letter of living Light a no que Tion is Ever it that until it is Settle right. Though the Heel of the Strong oppressor May grind the weak in the dust and the voices of Fame with Tine acclaim May Call him great and jut let Tho a who applaud take warning anti keep this motto in Light a no question i Ever settled i until it is settled right. I it those who have faded take courage. Though the enemy Cern to have won i Hough his rank Are Strong if he Ive in the wrong the Battle is not yet thine i or sure a the morning follow the darkest hour of night no question is Ever Settle until it i Settle right. Oil Man bowed Down with Tabor of woman Young yet of of heart Oppre de in the toilers la breast an a crushed by the weight of Gold Kep on till your weary Battle against triumphant might no is Ever settled until it i settled right. A Minnesota Healy Star inasmuch As the 1922 Campaign i now on. We should Bear in mind that our fight is not going on in the interest of individual can dilates but for principles which we Wash to Hale enacted into Law. And that to enable u to do this it is necessary to vote for our candidates and for All of them and that this can not in dons by voting mixed tickets As we find so Many have foolishly done in the fast election. Webster s. People s press the \ a ice of ignorance senator Sheppard of Texas author of the Rig Liti Cath amendment said in Dada the other Day a Only the of world which know nothing u out it attacks prohibition. The Obi world is like the woman who wrote to the school teacher a i done to want that Mamie should engage in grammar of f prefer her i Nguc in you Cebu studies and can learn her How to speak Ami write proper my Elf. I have went through two god grammars and i can tay a they done me no get of. I prefer her engage in French and Ham painting an a vocal music on the a Christmas greeting that la to All the year around is our up estion for an appropriate Christmas present. Our work in artistic portraiture insures attractive natural photograph. Sit for us Ami let us Mak liken#-1 be of you that your Friend will appreciate. Make an appointment to Morrow. Open sunday by appointment Only americanism ? jut p Rev iou to a the election in Montana the i Ial interest Tran font is a cml Hundred no n from butt to la a it no Camps Ami brought a Many Hack from logging Campt a work in Butte tin motive being that tin men would thu i their Chance to vote for the farm Rabo camb la to irk foreigner no nearly nil get ice men i he chinese a two coffin at a funeral in the Hope that tin i Jim is i of a a into the among one an thu get Ltd. Remind us of the Way me people think they can fool Obi party machine. By haggling in a a go Man or two. Big control no in government Power Appl for the few plied for the Man he a their control lion Emmertz pourer cannot be a until the big Bud in politician a j in tally a sen on of Good her it i difficult Foi the or ii nary grudge a t the can to. Holt Siau grieving of a merry Christmas i a should mean More than Mere i Felt Brist a a i Ami frien i person to carry Day Ami the or and Happy Nett p Gilt uie the world thrives in love Ami Kun inc. While the bitter Trug a fur existence Brewis hat re ii anti do Ike it is Well to Haw a am on in which we can pause review the Dent of the past year anticipate the of the tinning year and incidentally throw off Shat Burden. A re Tun our oui. It it a Good thing for some mat people can to lie sent a ack a a re they belong. Country editors who imitate the fug kept pre for a Lance would be hanging to tropical Vine. In Africa or South America and jabber my ferocious you to a they do now. And Many a respect atle Market Gambier would be squealing for More will. Win done tar recent converts to co operation Only try out their in ome state where the nonpartisan league Farmer Are not trying to do something i Cere lots of territory where the a a terrible league it no Ami where the Farmers have just a big malice a problem friends of Iri a in Ippen sent a Here have started a mags Ine to Upp a it the cause called a the sinn femur it i published at 23 Dunn Street new York City Hank hired Man a a a it a a hard to keep Puli to Hun Fnu a butting in on Fanner Organiza Hun As it is to keep die out of the House in Railroad a Hort of Cash because the financier have use i tip general investor in the same fashion As they have used the Public and the rail worker. The noisiest Fellows on preserving american Ira coition believe in government by majority opinion so Long a they can dictate the opinion. That a Achu etts Man who disappeared on his wedding Day probably had just heard of the new doctrine of self determination. Cutting the h. C. Of l. Is too much like the two Little boys going into cold water a you go Aret John Barleycorn retains just enough strength to write Check for his lawyers. The difference Between a Wise Man and a fool is that the Wise Man agrees with your opinions. The Reform advocated by old party politicians is really chloroform. The most Beautiful of All gifts the hand carved wedding ring in yellow Gold Tureen Gold and White Gold engraved to watch your engage we it wish Henry j. Harm 211 so. Broadway j Eiffler Albert Lea Minn

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