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Albert Lea Freeborn Patriot (Newspaper) - August 3, 1934, Albert Lea, Minnesota Fairness Quot 10 All Freeborn a a malice c to none covering local important events volume 1 Albert Lea Minnesota aug. 3, 1934 number 3go to Duluth is cry of american legion Al i. U. Of All a and farm Holiday picnic Here August 19th a big picnic and Celebration is to be held Here on August 19th under the auspices of the f amp l association the i. U. Of a. W., and the farm Holiday association. There will be a number of prominent speakers Here and there will be Many other worthwhile attractions. Details of the program will appear in the next Issue of the Patriot. The picnic will be held at the fair grounds. Hot Coffee and cold lemonade will be served free. There will be Kitte Ball game3 and other Here soon Frazier implores Farmers to unite the local farm Bureau office states that 1500 of the Corn hog contracts for this county Are in Washington and have been approved by the state Board of review these cover the top three tiers of townships. Mansfield Nunda Freeman Shell Rock and London will be going in next week. Corn hog Money will be Here soon. The big delay came from getting the quota Down where it not to blame for dying cattle4-h club picnic August 9th before there can be a any real Prosperity the Farmers must organize and demand Cost of production senator Lynn j. Frazier of North Dakota told nearly 300 persons who attended a meeting called by the farm Holiday association in the courthouse Here tuesday night. Other speakers were attorney general Peterson and Otto baud Ler candidate for Congress from this District. Senator Frazier explained the operation of the Frazier Lemke farm mortgage bankruptcy act. He told of the lobbies maintained by Industry and reiterated the importance of militant organizations. A practically every line of business is organized today a he asserted. A but the Farmers who produce the one product that everyone must have to live is generally unorganized. A you take your stuff to a store and you ask a what Are you paying for eggs or chickens or Corn a it seems rather strange. Does the merchant ask you what you Are continued on Page 3 the annual 4-h club picnic will be held at Edgewater Park on thursday August 9th. The members of the 21 clubs of the county will get together for a general Good time. Athletic program consisting of a Kitten Ball tournament and races of All kinds will be the main features of the Day. The reactionary papers who Are trying to infer that the strikers Are to blame for the cattle that Are dying in the Stock Yards Are giving a false impression. These cattle that have been coming in from drouth districts Are nearly starved to death when they arrive and sometimes die while being unloaded. The amount of feed Given to cattle by the handlers is Only 200 pounds of Hay to a Carload per Day. So Little that the cattle trample Over each other to get to it. Go Down to the local stockyards and see for yourself. The local humane society is urgently requested to business trying to control n r a Washington d. super lobby is being formed by big employers to put legislation through the next session of Congress remaking the Era into a permanent institution to be absolutely controlled by big business. Organized labor intends to fight the scheme to the limit and will prepare a counter program when the a. F. Of l. Executive Council meets next month. Continued on Page 9probe death of striker investigation into the death of Henry Ness striking Minneapolis truck Driver has been launched by Union and government officials it was Learned Here today. Ness was mowed Down by Mill City police on the picket Linen the wholesale grocery District a week ago. He received a charge of Shotgun slugs in the Chest and As he turned to find shelter he was shot in the Hack. Physicians were unable to save his life despite several blood transfusions. Thirty eight slugs were found i a the Man s body. Sixty seven men were injured including two officers in the Battle which Cost the life of or. Ness. Following tin fracas 55 a Jarolmen served notice they i Skuld resign from the department rather than engage in another such affair. / continued on Page 10 it i Union meeting to nit leave monday morning the legions special train leaves Here monday August 6th, at 10 00 p. M. The local american legion Post would like to see everyone who can possible make it leave on that train. In order to obtain the 1935 convention of the american legion for Albert Lea the people who go to Duluth will have to Seil our City to the delegates at this years convention. Two Hundred people talking about Albert Lea and taking part in the Parade will do a lot to obtain the convention for Albert Lea. Tin legion convention is the largest state convention of any organization that will Convene in Minnesota next year. There Are about 14 00 delegates of the legion about 900 auxiliary delegates and 4 00 delegates of the 40 amp 8. Besides these there Are the members of the boards and the drum corps. Last year there were 1 24 0 people in these organizations at St. Cloud. The Day of the Parade there should be about 2.>,000 people Here. The convention leaves about $100,000 with the business houses. This is More than was spent in this county on All the Cwa Pio jets last Winter. If we get the convention every one will Benefit. So try and be on that special strike Wilson amp co. The local packing Plant i nit of i. U. Of a. Went out on a seven your sympathy strike on tuesday this week in sympathy with strikers at Faribault. Demands of the Union at Faribault Are 1 minimum of 25 cents per hour for pickers. <9\ minimum of 40 cents pm hour Tor male workers. Continued on Page 10

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