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Albert Lea Freeborn Patriot (Newspaper) - April 12, 1935, Albert Lea, Minnesota Phone your news to us we will print it dial 2620 4> Freeborn Ltd established to meet a Public demand for an Independent newspaper vol. I. No. 32. Albert Lea Minnesota Friday april 12, 1935. 5 cents a copy High court Rev United states is being driven into another War pastor says the United states is being Drlv-3>- a men into a War which will eclipse All j another War very rapidly a he said. 15-months record broken by savings in postal accounts that residents of Freeborn county have Faith in the integrity of the United states government is evidenced by the fact that nearly half a million dollars the largest amount in 15 months on Deposit in the postal savings department of the Albert Lea Post office. Deposits during the first three months of 1935 had increased More than $21,000 Over deposits during the same period a year ago. Interest payments increased $300 during the three months period this year. Postal savings reached a new High this week when $441,429 was reported on Deposit. This is the greatest amount on Deposit at a single time since 1933. December 31, 1933, deposits on hand totalled $439,501. Balances due depositors at the end of each month in 1934 follow january $438,782 february $424,777 March $419,012 april $421,224 May $420,100 june $416,811 july $420,301 August $422,219 september $429,556 october $427, 085 november $435,547 december $440,000. In january of this year the balance due depositors at the end of decision has not been rendered the month was $439,271 in feb after the men were released Rumary it was $439,259 and last Potter declined to re employ them month the balance was $440,395. Rav Hemenway acting business a deposits at the close of business gent and Fred Godfredsen acting monday totalled $441,429. Secretary visited Potter tuesday the government pays interest of reminding him of the agreement two per cent on accounts held for after some discussion he agreed to each full year. Interest Accuu j reinstate the men. Lates for a partial year at the previous conflicts Rev. Ralph compere pastor of a Baptist Church in West Ellis wis., declared Here monday night. Rev. Compere a graduate of one College and two universities spoke before approximately 350 persons in Union Hall monday he has been touring the Northwest organizing Farmers and workers into the american league against War and fascism. A we Are being rushed toward workers reinstated at Potter s foundry four workers three of whom served 60-Day terms in the county jail returned to their posts at the Potter foundry this week following conferences Between Union officials and or. Potter. The men Are Ralph Johnson Carl Anderson Chris Madsen and Alfred Ramseth. When the strike at the foundry was settled Potter and Union officials agreed that these men when available should be employed at the foundry pending decision of the Industrial commission. This j a Germany has defied the world and in rearming. She has called on j 509,000 of her youths to form an j army. J a when one country does a thing like that other countries done to sit still Switzerland has doubled her conscription age and the compulsory Drill age. France is mobilizing her troops and increasing her air forces. Austria has Given notice to thousands of families in the j Barracks to move out because the Barracks Are to be filled with sold hers. The United states Congress has made the largest peace time appropriation for War in history. Our army and Navy will be doubled in the speaker asserted that a people do not make wars rulers financiers and politicians make he declared that the United states entered the last War to protect the seven billions of dollars loaned to the allies by Wall Street Bankers. A the Bankers realized that the allies were losing a he said. A they knew that if the allies lost their continued on Page 5 canine licenses for 1935 Are Here owners of canines in Albert Lea have until May 1 to buy 1935 licenses for their pets miss a Dudley announced this week. The new tags have a Rived and All dogs must Bear the License if the owners wish to keep them out of the Pound. Female licenses retail at $5 and male licenses most $2. Dogs which do not carry the 1935 tags after May 1 will be picked up by the dog Catcher. Case defendant to have new trial grave 10u8t As to guilt Consumers will pay sales tax in levied rate of one half per cent for each full Quarter. In 1934 Freeborn county depositors received $6,786.65 in interest. A during january february and March 1934, interest payments totalled $1,482.87 while payments for a similar period this year totalled $1,744.57. Writer sees fascist tendencies n Dole Al organizational work seeded Here during the last six weeks four Farmer labor clubs have been organized in Freeborn county according to a report issued by the Central committee this week. Three clubs were formed at Myrtle but officers have not been elected. These clubs Are in Shell Rock London and Oakland town note thin is the first of a series of articles prepared by the Farmer labor educational committee designed to clarify the tax Issue. The articles wiil reveal the difference Between progressive and conservative tax plans. A reduce the tax on corporations to one Mill. A keep Down to a Low rate moneys and credits taxes income taxes Railroad and mine taxes i a soak the Farmers and workers 1 through a sales tax. A these Are the main Points in by Robert Whitcomb St. Paul my a the More think about it the More i see fas cism in capital letters in the Relief the tax program which the con administration the american Dole j Serva Tives in control of the min system National state or county. Nesotas legislature have announced i have suspected this in the dicta j a they delayed until nearly the trial Powers granted Harry l., end of the session before revealing Hopkins in Washington and this this program hoping to push it week i have seen it in the state Over in a last minute Rush. But ments of P. Zimmerman Minno the conservative leaders have Al Sota state Relief director when he read started to talk about Back told striking pickets at Montevideo j Ingr a Dovon on some parts of the that a no action Wall be taken until plan because the protests Are so picketing is Strong. Many legislators who have it seems however that Minn voted with them up to now will Sota Farmers through the Holiday j not support their tax plan and others channels have some a everyone admits that new machinery with which to oppose sources of tax Revenue must be ships. The clubs Are comprised of j such demagogy. The Relief fascists found so that the Burden on the a nucleus of 11 members each. In Manchester 14 have signed membership cards. A meeting will be held soon in the second Ward of Albert Lea. The Central committee Aims to establish clubs in each Ward and township in the county within the next six months. Were informed that if the demands property tax can be reduced. The of pickets at Montevideo were not granted that Relief strikes would Start in eight other counties. Needless to say some action was taken in spite of Zimmerman a statement. It May be of some interest to Between now and the primary learn what caused the Montevideo election the Central committee wiil strike and another one is per meet every two months and other haps getting under Way at this organizations will meet each moment at Madison Lac qui Parle month. Its it continued on Page 2 a continued on Page 8 organized workers to build 44 Homes austins american federation of labor carpenters and those belonging to the carpenters unit of the Independent Union of All workers will be employed on the construction of the 44 Federal subsistence homesteads by the Kush Aro Sugarman construction com Pany of Des Moines la. T. Moore in charge of the work of the company has already started construction of office buildings on the grounds and the digging of the basements is expected to Start immediately. According to the contract these Homes arc to be William b. Bjornstad 510 East j and then became chief Stenograph finished within 120 working Days fifth Street philosophical Deputy or for the John Gund brewing which will probably mean that As county auditor made his debut in company which position he held in a decision handed Down today the Minnesota supreme court 1 reversed the conviction of Clayton a. Wulff. Prominent Albert Lea l jeweler and ordered that a new trial be granted. Or. Wulff was convicted of rape in District court a Here several months ago. The seven justices were unanimous in the opinion which was i written by chief Justice John de Jevaney. The syllabus covers five pages. The High court held that the eve Centra i Eddy v try be Quot Quot Fth 1&Quot ul.i1 i ill Usu i i u guilt and to require a new trial. Tit Miot n i p r a despite conviction by the to oust 0. J. F so own erupts from the Syu Abus fo1 in concurrence with action pre in criminal prosecution for piously taken by the locals in a i ram a a a Alden of held to create such Bert Lea Austin and Faribault the 11 Kra e doubt of defendants guilt Central Union of the Independent As to 1r�?~u,1re a new to Al de8pite Union of All workers tuesday u0, but Jur it. Voted unanimously to expel o. F. Al elem e of specific acts As Fosso As its president. Distinguished from reputation Evi this action is contingent upon Donee showing or tending to show the will of a special convention"1111 a chastity on the part of which probably will be called soon prosecutor in May be introduced to Fosso refused to resign after a car in Lues in of consent secret ballot was taken in Austin 3 a charging defendant two weeks ago. He claims that the conduct unbecoming a Mem ballot boxes were stuffed. Peti it or Church signed by an of tons bearing the names of 800 6<�?~er of the Church held in admin persons requesting that another a ble. Ballot be taken were filed this a in this Case such grave doubt week with the executive Board of exists As to the guilt of defendant local no. 1. Wulff As to make it the duty of Resolution the court to Grant a new trial. The whereas o. J. Fosso has been physical condition of the pros ecu asked to resign on two occasions tax maid on examination continued on Page 2 shortly after the alleged rape her. Own Story As to the manner of the 1 non Fletr in in Irr happening which might Well be be i i if Iii Allrn ii Kif Irr Kheved to be conclusively i consist jul a a a ent with the claim of forcible re Harrt a Pill i Puii t distance the failure of the prose mar i Ai Iowa Minna Mutrix to cry but to make use of Iti Lili f it i so Sill i Wii is the phone to go to her near workers fiends on the morning following continued on Page 2 Council May boost Beer licences $25 the City Council monday night gave the first Reading to an ordinance regulating the closing hours in charge of strike activities 1 which Beer is sold and limiting Wayne Tiala. State Secretary of the United Farmers league and Cecil Cady of Owatonna. Mayville pleaded for support of the workers unemployment old age and social insurance Bill. Decision by the Steele county approximately 3.000 and Farmers attended the Southern Minnesota Relief conference in Owatonna sunday. Nearly 300 delegates were present from various Relief units farm organizations and labor unions. Joe Voorhees of Austin presided. Speakers included Rev. Compere of West Ellis. Wis. Frank Ellis of Austin Harry Mayville. Minneapolis c. A. Paynter Minneapolis the places in which Beer May be sold in the future. A Public hearing will be held april 22. The ordinance provides that on Sale licenses shall be boosted from $50 to $75 that Beer May not be sold in Heaters dance hails while my first Dollar Bill Bjornstad made his commercial debut by carrying water for haying gang at 10 cents a Day. Board of commissioners concern dances Are being conducted at ath ing demands of the Relief strikers i Letic exhibitions skating rinks or i was to be made Public today. Other Public gathering that All pickets and deputies engaged in places shall close at 10 p. M., sex a skirmish Over a truck Load of jeep on saturdays when the Clos i Wood tuesday but no one was in ing hour will be 11 of clock that a Jared. When a truck stalled near i Beer shall not be sold North of picket lines strikers attempted Street East of Newton appropriate the Wood. They were Street South of the Milwaukee driven from the truck by armed j tracks nor West of Washington deputies is reel except in new Denmark. Scandinavian countries have Model government says scribe to the commercial world at the age of eight years. He carried Wra ter for a haying Crew in the hot Fields of Wisconsin receiving the magnificent sum of 10 cents per Day. Later he husked Corn on a Wisconsin farm for 15 cents a Day. Bom in Coon Valley 18 Miles from la Crosse or. Bjornstad specialized in stenography and bookkeeping. When still in his teens he went to work for the Boynton Taylor lumber company of la Crosse for $4 per week. He worked for several other concerns Many As 75 local carpenters will be at work on this project at once. They will be paid 80 cents an hour and will work a 30-hour week. For five and one half years the first $500 which he saved from wages As Low As $4 per week were turned Over to an older brother who returned from Northern Minnesota to care for the parents. Godfredsen to open William gave his brother his equity in the Homestead in order that aint Simonize shop his parents would not be neglect j Fred Godfredsen will open a de. Shop at the farm labor filling Sta after leaving the brewing company he worked As head boo keep Tion Here next week. It will be known As Fred a paint and Simon or for the la Crosse Canning com ize shop. Or. Godfredsen formerly Pany for eight years when a con was with the Midway motor com continued on Page 2 i Pany. While the rest of the world is going through a period of Adolus Fence scandinavian countries Are a grown up the strongest bulwark against disintegration of social Progress in Europe a Eugene Cecil Van Wyk world traveler author and lecturer said this week. A the social Security plans intelligent government control of Industry Clearing of slum areas recognition of the things that Money can buy rather than Money itself As the compensation for labor a All these problems which Are being discussed in America and the rest of the world have Long since been accomplished in Norway Sweden and Denmark a Van Wyk explained. A Sweden developed an admirable old age pension plan Many years ago. Sweden has a system of managed currency developed by or. Gustaf cast 1, which has proved satisfactory in almost 20 years of use. Sweden had the first National Bank in the world. There is no poverty in any of these countries. There a nothing even resembling the slums of America and the rest of Europe. A while the government in these countries is primarily socialist it is not the kind of socialism preach by political racketeers in great Britain and the United states a scandinavian socialists Are workers who want to continue to work their ideas Are constructive and they Are considering the advancement of their own generations with thoughtful consideration of future generations. The rest of the world a he concluded a would do Well to pattern their plans of Reform after what has already proved successful in scandinavian nations a

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