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Albert Lea Examiner (Newspaper) - December 23, 1920, Albert Lea, Minnesota The Way to figure it in advertising the Cost is figured by results. A $5.00 and that bring More business is cheaper than advertising costing $3.00 which results in less business. Figure it out. Albert Lea examiner is it Means much ii. Rise re to have their mos sign nearly every Home in Albert >nm1 Freeborn county. Shut is Vert iring in the examiner is while. A volume i number 49. Albert Lea. Minnesota. Thursday. December 2.1, 1920. A \ v v Cut new plan for handling farm Grain crops Farmers committee of a. F. B. F. Favors n. P. Program of state owned elevator beet growers a re in striking mood Chicago. The Farmers commit tee of seventeen appointed by the american farm Bureau federation to investigate agricultural marketing conditions recently announced a Serif of Resolution which it urged be included in any system used in handling Short Selling Anil urging Congress to enact Laws which would top it. The committees recommendations in regard to handling the Grain crop follow 1. Farmer owned elevator companies and sales agencies to operate on the local terminal markets of the United states. 2. Farmers Export companies and sales agencies to operate on foreign Market for the purpose of handling their exportable surplus. The Grain growers of the i in Ted states should As soon As possible by Mutual contract or otherwise arrange for the Sale of All Grain on the basis of cooperative bargains. B. That the foregoing shall be carried into effect w Ith the ultimate View of the Protection of the just rights of the producers and the Ordinary marketing of farm products. I he committee in a statement said it a wished to assure the Grain producer of the country that it appreciated the need of prompt action Quot Ami that just As soon a. The necessary data could be gathered a definite plan to put in effect the foregoing recommit mint ions w Ould be presented. A resolved that we deem it morally wrung and Hight detrimental to the interests of agriculture and the consumer to permit the practice now in Vogue of Selling Grain Cotton and tither farm products of Fitch the seller or his principal do not own at the time of the Sale. Thi practice is commonly known p a Short re olved further that we do hereby request Congreve. To enact such legislation As will top this practice at the earliest possible plan cooperation in flood control m. will cooperate in the plan to organize the entire lied River Valley into one flood control District it a. Believed Here monday. Organization of tin entire watershed distinct into one association was proposed at a conference of the North Dakota flood control association and the tri state flood control association at Fargo last week. Federal and state departments and Canadian interest. Would he a ked to cooperate it was suggested. Fund for a program of publicity in favor of the project were voted and a committee of four appointed to finance the project. Mighty machine to crush Rock the re in open season state in the this year. The Only place for extensive Breeding of pheasants or other game Birds in Minnesota at present is at Mound on Lake Minnetonka. Avery probably will urge that several such red my grounds be planned. Community spirit in St. Paul tomorrow Madison wis. A scientists know that tremendous heat and great pressure exerted upon Rock and minerals in the bowels of the Earth can flatten great Bou Biers out like Pancake or reduce them to dust. A machine that Wall possibly perform these seemingly impossible things before the human Eye has been obtained by the a a a Quot of Wisconsin for experimental purposes. It is now being installed in the geology department at the University. It will exert a pressure of 400,000 pounds and apparatus is being arranged so that rocks metals and minerals May be heated to extreme temperatures it. thing that has at the Aine time pressure is being earned the name a the Ity applied. For isl. Paul is the Community mayor a c. Hodgson Aid last fue Day. A a Jet every Home take interest in their neighbors and be Good Fellows to the poor and Good will come to everyone. Community Christmas programs the Community Christmas tree help but to have the right spirit at Christmas one Mut have the Community spirit All the it ear 1 the fact that nearly every Home in St. Paul follows the age old custom of placing a lighted Canille in the win-1 a a Low Christmas Eva is probably one of the biggest Factor in bringing about the name a the Christmas City he Aid. He urged that every City in the country Ake up the custom and urge every Home to Light a Candle in the window Christmas eve. Community Christmas tree at Fargo n. D. Fargo. N. Lha Fargo. Community tree for tin children tomorrow will be staged by the business women a club. Besides the tree a Santa clans program will to Given Ami candies distributed. Prepare for Battle of soviet troop Are of curing in the direction of Vilna consequent to the arrival of Allied and Neutral troop. In Vilna says a dispatch to the lithuanian legation recently. beet growers want half the sugar produced from their beets or they declare a there wont be any beets next year Quot it was decided Toda it at the annual meeting of the Mountain state beet grower a association. The growers voted to Ltd do Awa w Ith the living scale and the minimum Price proposition after a lengthy fight. This year they were guaranteed $12 with a proportionate increase based on the Seaboard Price of sugar. The Lump in the sugar Market was responsible for the changed form of contract. A what we want a Aid president ired cumming.-, a is a contract proposal we can stand Back of with the threat of putting in no beets unless the company finance Farmer first Jacobson tells Bankers a if a a Liberal men in vip on Minnesota pc Etc c04 single copy a it cents declares foreign Loans cause of present Stringency is Lack of moneyed men of a who let for Lack o make big Loans to it governments a a will discuss cooperation Charles s. Barrett of National Farmers Union Calls meeting at St. Louis of Effort anti Unity of action in marketing agricultural product will be the principal subject before the nation wide Conte Nee of agricultural representative at St. Louis dec. In it. In according to Charlo s. Barrett president of the National Farmer Union which Roque Ted the National Board of farm organizations to Call toe meet int. Or. Barrett describes the conf Creel a a getting together of the supervisors or the Many Farmers cooperative agencies now in existence. A a it will not is another one of the thousands of conf Ranee which have met in tie past Only to result in a discussion of plan anti nothing say. He. Something in toe nature of a National marketing Board May be evolved at this meeting and cooperative buying of supplies also will he con Idem. A the cooperative meeting a ays or. Barrett a is for the purpose of counselling together and maturing and carrying out plans for a business Enterprise which w ill adequately meet the agriculture from its bondage. It org the Farmer Union people Especial those who Are in charge of our cooperative business enterprises to attend this meeting in Large numbers. I Hope that the cooperatives in other Farmers business organizations also will attend and that All of us can join to other in one great preservation of game asked by commission St. state legislature Vilich meets within tile next two weeks will be asked to provide for new Breeding preserves for game Carlos Avery Tate game and fish commission indicated recently. The report of the Tate game and fish commission will be submitted with recommendations Early in the session. Breeding of ring necked pheasant is particularly desirous in Minnesota Avery said. He pointed to the Success of a similar project in new York Tate. More than 50.000 pheasants Aero taken by Hunters of new York patriotism of Bankers and the United states and Public uti Witie Money while they foreign n Cit in an denounced rec oily by 0. In. B. Jacobson member of the state Railroad and warehouse commission. At the heating of the petition of the tri state l de phone and Telegraph company for increased rate in St. Paul. Arid at to other Telephone Exchange throughout the stat a there is so much Money in the country that the Bankers can let foreign Citie. Have great urns while Public uti Witie. Fat they Mut Call upon the Public just because the Mune i going out of the country a Aid or. Jacobson i Blair to Public Quot do you consider it the flu to of the tri state company to try to Raio Money in other ways before it attempt to Raj. Rates a he f Rancis a. Chamberlain chairman of the Board of directors of the f Irot National Bank. Minneapolis who a on the stand. Bankers and moneyed men talk in much patriotism they should loosen up and fix up the Farmer v to cannot Ell i Gram and should provide for Public utilities before they Harken to the Call for from foreign cities. A do you still think the am a you did on augusts when before the Federal Reserve Board in Washington you sail it a impossible to finance the Farmer. Of the Northwest who Minneapolis. The steel Trust has agreed to toe Pas age of a tonnage tax Bill in the coming session of the 1921 legislature. But in return it has demanded that the leg Datura enact a per capita tax limitation Bill similar to that Defeated in the House in the 1915 of Sion. An old guard member of the legislature from Hennepin county declared. Tile Bill of the 1915 session would have established 125 a. The per capita tax limit that could but by any Village or City in the Tate of toe Bill had i teen passed and the tee Trust was ported to hav spent a huge urn to accomplish it purpose Hibbing Virginia anti other a a Rich villages on the Iron ranges would have let Een prevented from collecting Largo urn from the steel Trust Fot til schools a my and other h Eal improvements. The Hennepin counts legislator re fused to allow i name to in to with the tory for political reason. He Aid he had opposed the Jer capita tax limitation Hill in the 1915 session and would do so again. V Ere holding their or. Ham la rain. Ram he ask of looked Here my Wasny to Santa Good he gave me All the presents that he could. That s cause i always kept so neat and clean on sundays dress just like a fairy Queen. I minded Darling Buzzer every Day was careful of my dresses when at play and held my a Raitman a yarn when she did knit for that a the Way i did my Little bit. And when my dad came Home from work each night i tried to please him with my tiny might always brought his pipe and paper too so he could smoke and read it thru and thru. Dear Santa Claus in toy land heard a bout me a cause my Buzzer said he said said he a a in la just give that Sweet and a Bedient Chile the very things she a wanted All the so see this pretty sparkling Christmas tree and the toys and things he gave to me when you re Good like me and try to please Santa Claus a a a ill give you toys like these. Pulpit demand right to speak powerful business interests Are strangling the Church says prof. Ward in the Ake of the news financial condition worse a Eye Arni Money is tighter now than on augut said or. Chamberlain. Condition in the Telephone Industry Are chaotic Anil unusual Anil May Chang for the better in a few month.-, he said questioning. C. It Mcnally. Assistant City attorney of St. Paul. A is no to the City of St. Paul Selling securities right now for 5 per cent after oiling them for i per cent for several month a a ked or. Mcnally when or. Chamberlain Aid he is Iii wed that the tri state company would Lune to offer 10 per cent to a t Money argument an i further testimony by person who wish to protest any increase will to Given today. Fred w. Putnam commissioner in charge announced. Sullen and resentful unwilling to forget the stinging arraignment and Niini Ter a by the inter Church world movement in its findings based upon an investigation of Tho Ted Industry pow kid business interests Are striking Back in a typically a business like they Are to Ying to Cut off contributions to churches and educational movements which had anything to do with Industrial movement.-, and con will Send Agentina Church Church convention. And meeting of the clergy to carry on an Active Campaign of propaganda. charge wire made by professor Harry a Ward of Union theological seminars. New York at a conf Rem of the Eastern Eft Ion of the Church league for Industrial democracy who related the incidents plat followed the publication of the tee report. A a i hot people think la it can Cut off support for the Church professor w Ard informed his colleagues a and then subject them to their own Brand of propaganda. I until now they have neglected to churches in up re a in their propaganda hut you will an that met in attention will a pail to the churches to air agents Viil be in evidence at meetings of preachers and similar gatherings to add economic revolution is on Profe Sor Ward St at of that churches dad been marking Tim since the end of the War. A Hun hav been controlled by Controvert or even he Aid. A eth Radical and libera men in the churches Are voiceless. I hey a kept under they Are lonesome for Lack of spiritual fellow hip an need to lie brought together. An economic revolution is in Prog re. And the people in the churches Are not prepared to face it. The Are lost in All Ort of misleading propaganda. A in the labor work i a must support collective bargaining a an elemental principle of economic Justice. I Here i a nation wide agitation for the a open shop and we hum oppose that with every resource at our episcopate speak out a uvula me.-,-age came from Bishop Charlo. I. William of Detroit a a la Church a too general been silent anti timid when Groat crises hav challenged her to lift up hot voice and boldly Bear wit Toto the principles of her master in this world storm which involves us All the whole Industrial fabric is shaken because it a been built on confessedly unit foundation. The american episcopate has ventured to speak out and plead lot the Chri to an Bizati it a of farm storage suggested near two years ago a Greaf storm of protest arose Over a suggestion from nonpartisan league circles that the state of North Dakota could work out a system of farm storage of Grain whereby a stat Seal would be put on the granary of the Farmer and the sealed up Grain is Security for a Hank loan. There probably is not an important a a kept pre.-. Paper in the Northwest that has not taken a fling at this a wild impractical and socialistic consequently it is som satisfy thin to note that a f. Mac i nto a Fogt manager of what j. Callo the farm 0p Bureau of the Omaha chamber of equity a ruin alleged aim of smooth Sharks Federal body to hear complaint unfair Competition against chamber Commerce. Advances the same idea. A with a wan receipt of this ays or. Macintosh a under Normal conditions Farmers would be entitled to go to a Bank and receive credit on their a marketed if the anti-1 vague politicians of the Northwest who have been promising to do so much for the Farmers really mean to do anything at All they cow 11 make a Good beginning by framing a Law for Standard farm storage houses per published in Minneapolis for Grain and make the beginnings of Vas it in. As Ltd. A Tate wide system of inspection. Here we were right our report of the farm Bureau federation stand on National taxation in this column has been questioned. In fact we have heard report that some farm Bureau officials have denied it absolutely. We wish to assure our readers that our article was Correct Tho Minneapolis chamber f Commerce Mut stand trial 5 a or the Fedora Trade commission it it a charge King to crush out the equity cooperative Exchange and other cooperatives dealing in Grain. I ii commission to a formally an noun the issuance of a complaint if a unfair o my it edit Ion against the handier its officers directors and members. After answers have been flit i by the defendants the Case will Fie heard. The owners publishers and editors of a eth cooperative Trade a Are like \ deep scheme in part the complaint show that the Minneapolis chamber of Commerce conducts a Grain Exchange which handles some 200,000.000 bushels of Grain annually that the chamber also but Sells and a in every respect. Our Points were taken from a a report of the National Industrial conference a by c. B. Gregory special representative for the american farm Bureau federation. J. R. Howard president and h. C. Mckenzie. Chairman of the taxation committee of the Bureau were also present at the conference. The report sent out by the farm Bureau was the report of the conference. These officials of the farm Bureau mad th1 conference report their report except that they double the changes valuable commercial form ution consisting chiefly of Grain quotations and other Market news from other so called regular Gram exchanges that under its rules it is no Jegede member cannot do it a the cooperative principle that a thru use of great financial Power Community of Stock ownership interlocking directorates and with the assistance of other so called regular Grain exchanges it is allege that members of the Minneapolis chamber Wisdom of a Federal tax on autumn 0f Commerce have acquired and now maintain a monopoly of the Grain Trade at Minneapolis and within a radius of too mile of that City a exclude equity cooperative Exchange con unused on Page four Biles Ard gasoline. A the committee recommend.-,�?� said the report a the repeal of the excess profits tax. Which will reduce estimated revenues for 1921 by $900,000,000. It also recommends that the surtax on reinvested incomes be limited to 20 j he equity per cent and that losses in business Al St. Paul with 7,imm Grain growers income in one year be deducted from a members has been excluded from the tax for the succeeding year. Membership in the Minneapolis sex i Hen follow. A list of some i run Iange because of its cooperative lord tie Urb a sugar coff u a 1< f a it complaint c Harp a a first postage motor vehicles and freight rat. On which the taxes would conspiracy to destroy the business of be increased to offset the losses of the equity. It is alleged the follow local farm Bureau leaders do not like this tax program they should do All teat they can to get it changed. It is certainly not honorable to deny it Quot does Public opinion in your judg a Hen talking with the folks Back ment seem to favor ownership and Horn and at the same Tim to present operation of industries by the Federal it to Congress As purporting to a what government in Competition with Prith it Farmers stand for. Vate Enterprise a government by persons advocates of Public ownership have the majority opinion of thu been demanding that the government Preine court upholding the cons Titu take Over monopolies such As the rail Donald v of the Minnesota peace time roads an Coal rather than compete sedition act indicates How far we Tion with private Enterprise. Ten per have travelled along the Road from a cent of the editors answered a yes Quot on government of Law to a government of this question. Persons. The fact that it acts As con the editor was then Given a Chance formation of a conviction obtained in to a whether he favored this twisted Der it against lost pm Gilbert once pm proposition personally for such Indus played by the nonpartisan league is tries As automobiles farm simple overshadowed by the general signify meats foodstuffs and fertilizer. An crime wave in new York City wholesale jewellers plan to organize vigilance committee new York with a cop at nearly every Cornel Quot it beset with murderers robbers gun men anti thurs that wholesale jew or today were planning to organize a vigilance committee. Police lieutenant Floyd Horton near the Corner of Broadway and 14<> Street last night saw a gang of Auto Bandit backing out of a building where they Bael just Complete a hold up. They were flourishing their guns. A woman was among them. Horton Drew his revolver and leaped to the running Board of the car Sis it tarted. He a. Shot in the Chest but is believed to have wounded two bandits before he fell to the Street. He died Early today. A Man identified a. One of the ban lits who killed Horton want Oun in a hallway nearby. Three other Bandit in Broad Day Light entered a Large office building at fifth Avenue and Ith Street hot and killed Edwin w. Andrews jeweler and escape into the throng of Christ Ibe brought. The questions sent the Mas shoppers with jewelry Worth at pm we it Row m Guch a Way least $50,000. At lost. Who have advocated Public these crimes followed within Tyven ownership intelligently could not an to four hours the attempted hold up ser of four guests in the hotel Astor question no. I. For if Tan a read Cone tits the decision. It Means practically that All of the so called sedition acts in Trio various staus have a Good Chance of being held valid. Aside from the problem of providing As Many kinds of patriotic a. Thor Are states in the Union All of these acts Art so loosely drawn that an citizen who Speaks in Public could be considered guilty of sedition. And this Means that the authorities w ill exercise their discretion a to who shall he arrested under the statute and w to shall not. Art of the indictment for instance. A which or. Gilbert was convicted in Fri Goodhue county Minn court Alii Al hat or advocated a vote by the of i c on War. Only two Days ago to t it. Paul Pioneer press openly pub Quot i bed articles advocating the War ref to Melum. Of we were governed by Law As the Constitution provides l manager of the Pioneer pre shun be indicted under the Minnesota stat Ute. Of course we know nothing of the kind will be done because our Legal system has degenerated to a Point where those who happen to be. I Power can a a a thing is disloyal when you advocate it but it is Loya when we believe it advisable Tegt take it the Sherman anti Trust Laws Roe now enforced on against the Farmers and workers it or sabotage and sedition Laws would get More captains of Industry than i. Vav. W s if they it re enforced impartially. But. As said above we Hae become a government of persons or better by interests. Chief Justice Vav bite and Justice Brandeis set their faces against this Legal revolution. V kept press Survey the press service Pompan it of new York has just completed what it Calls a Survey of editorial opinion on government operation of industries. We shall probably hear a Good Deal of it hence it is we orb some attention now. In the first place the a surveyors had a Chance to pick their paper. But ibis is not the chief criticism that can intelligent answer in favor of Public ownership could not be Given without rewriting the questions. But this attention of the kept press shows to the Wise How rapidly senti int for Public ownership is growing Ontario a latest venture those w to have heard of the great Success w hich the province of Ontario has a in furnishing electricity to its people at Cost will not be surprised that Ontario has increased its investment in that Field. Negotiations have just been completed whereby the province acquires a number of important electric Light Power Ami Street railway units for a total of $32,724,000. Very Little will be left of private ownership of this Iii to it in i he province the Hydro electric Flower commis it a of tin province on the other hand becomes the largest Power generating and distributing corporation in the world. Its total Supply of horsepower is Over 1,000,000. By the end of 192 its investment on behalf of the people of the province will be Between $160, 000,000 and $170,000,000. The province gets the greater part of its electric Power from publicly owned plants on the Canadian Side of the fall.-. On the american Side these plants Are operated by private capital and american Consumers pay twice As do the Canadian Consumers this last Deal awaits the approval of the provincial legislature and Dru re. The Fanner Premier promises that Nee legislation will be forthcoming. At the last provincial election the organized Farmers and worker captured a sufficient number of Legisla Tor to control the provincial govern ment. It is the Canadian a Rill a it a Kota. Two questions sometimes we can learn a get it it b Alt Gay putting two stories tog tfx a Bank prs Tell us that there would by plenty of Money for business if the farm would Only loosen up at present prices for their crops. The Bankers of Tbs to they have no Money in execs of n fat reserves. Now we would like to ask or Bank prs where the Money pm is that Wolf buy the Farmers crop now and we is holding it of Money will be it fined up after the Farmer of whey can to St it loosened up Befu

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