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Albert Lea Freeborn Patriot (Newspaper) - November 23, 1934, Albert Lea, Minnesota Established to meet a Public demand for an Independent newspaper Freeborn Patriot a free press is democracy a Only guarantee vol. I. No. 1 Albert Lea Minnesota Friday november 23, 1934 5c cents a cop possibility of new viaduct is seen Chet Yocum is i Survey of domestics elected to Board wages to be made of local no. 2 maids found to be under Union to have own Library. El-1 paid Iii Many in its Voorhees and Godfredson speak. Stances that Many women and girls at the general meeting of local Iare to accept work As no. 2 of the Independent Union of Quot ads or housekeepers due to the All workers. Chester Yocom was of was Beans 18 revealed elected to the executive Board to a a now being made by succeed Fred Dillon who recently Jya its it Kvamm dust not manager Al Wal t0 a ir3 of the National reemployment resigned. Or. Yucom is an old and sen Rice of 13 counties in Southern Active member of the Union and to n a a a the local is pleased to be Able to i Quot Survey is being have a Man of his Caliper added a Deby Kyat a a a it _th5, to the Board. Distance of Walter Stieler Man Frank Ellis business manager of of per a off lube innate a ref p0/ the i. U. Of a. We a made a Short i mf2�?~ talk at the beginning of the meet the Survey shows some employ ing he emphasized the necessity ers who seek housekeepers or of Solidario Amone the workers maids and want them to work for Freak Enis was full owed Joe Voorhees business manager of to employers in some cases it ?cad0d i say this is All they can afford to pay., investigation throughout the i Ai i educational program among the workers. Or. Voorhees talk led to for political tolerance and Strong a pity of an i a trick shows thar few women can live on $2.00 a week even if Board in in awol Vav land room Are provided. Men can Toni i Hail Niin win run re a i Oft times get along for a time at least with a suit of overalls but was Bert Godfredson member of the Central executive Board. He a woman must have clothes. I i the reemployment service does pleaded for Harmony among work-1 ers and urged them All to put3 i employers their shoulders to the wheel old i �?op81 a the a p farm Bureau a very enthusiastic meeting of farm Bureau committeemen was held in the Home investment building Albert Lea. On november 21. This meeting was held in preparation for a farm Bureau membership drive to be held in a Short time. Work galled Federal state obligation push. Plans were started for a Winter but it does say that the Low prevailing wages offered to maids and of entertainment. George Rano has undertaken the task of Organ-1 a a of a Relief Rolls a a report printed out that there "�?~st6, hereby depriving men of now 89 firms in Albert Lea Thau a Caj or �?o1 Are 100 per cent unionized. General strike won 30-h0ur week for longshoremen number of unemployed men in each Community. There would be employment for an additional number of men in every Community if the wages paid housekeepers and maids were sufficiently High to attract girls to this form of employment for which they Are Best suited. This feature of the reemployment problem will be studied by mrs. Helen Pearce women Ssu san Francisco up a the 30 per visor of the state re employ hour week has been granted Paci ment at St. Paul who will be in Fly coast longshoremen As a re-1 Freborn county some time during suit of arbitration proceedings i the next month. Mrs. Pearce and that grew out of the general strike i or. Kvam have been making a of last summer. I trip throughout the territory the longshoremen were granted studying women a activities and a 6-hour Day and 5-Day week 95c i investigating work opportunities an hour for straight time $1.40 an i for women hour for overtime and partial con-1 or. Stieler states that the wages tool of hiring Halls. They had i paid by the housewives in free demanded $1 an hour with $1.501 Horn county have been consider for overtime and Complete control i Able higher on the average than of hiring Halls. I those paid elsewhere in the Dis William j. Lewis District presi-1 strict and so far the Albert Lea Dent of the International Long-1 office has been Able to fill All Job Shore men a association expressed i openings himself As a Well pleased with the i Bureau can to fix pay ruling of the National longshore-1 a it ,. A menus Board. Harry Bridges Mil-1 a reemployment service it ant strike Leader put a Dent t this matters find out Light on the matter however a the employer wll pay. If when he was asked if he was satisfied with the hiring Hall plan. Quot i should say not a he declared emphatically. The joint hiring Halls which Are to be established in All ports Are i Are you unemployed ? if so to be operated by labor relations Register at the National re employ committees consisting of three ment office at 134 South Newton representatives of the i. L. A. And Street. Three of the employers. In the i have you recently renewed your Case of disputes they May select i registration ? it is necessary that a mediator or the Secretary of i All unemployed be registered and labor May appoint an arbitrator their registration renewed while dispatching of men to jobs is to i still unemployed every thirty Days �32 in the hands of an i. L. A. Mem-1 in order to be considered for work Ber. No discrimination against opportunities through the Federal Union men is allowable under the i office provisions of the boards decision. I the National reemployment service was set up by the Federal a. Nun i i a Iii a. I government last year to assist Phi Iii the working Man to find employ i u d l i u u if ill Ollir ment and to save the work oppor inti Jii in atm m i unities in a Community for local idea gains at polls1� Chicago a up a Utility big shots Are on the run. He says $2.00 a week Therre is nothing the service can do but it so inform the applicants for work. Fixing wages is outside the Juis diction of the reemployment service. Or. Kvam says some women 1 Over 150 persons were present have been found who Are willing at the noon lunch and 100 of these to work for Board and room but i stayed for the afternoon meeting they Are scarce and always quit i eighteen of the 20 townships in when they can find wages and no i the county were represented one blames them. I or. W. D. Stegner of the min this is a problem that will Bear Nesotas farm Bureau federation careful study and which when i addressed the group and pointed solved will help take care of the out the value of having such an unemployed problem so As organization in the county. His women Are concerned and will i Tab was very interesting create additional work Oppo&Gtrtuni-1 it was announced that the team ties for men who will take the of two securing the most members jobs in industries left vacant by would receive a trip to the annual women and girls. I meeting of the Minnesota farm the service of the re employ Bureau to be held in St. Paul in ment department is free Tco pm january Ployer and employee. Thee re-1 employment service which Ttouch-1 the annual meeting of the free is the lives of a great number of born county farm Bureau will be persons than any other Federal i held in Bethany Hall of the first Agency in the country promises i lutheran Church in Albert Lea on to become a permanent Diepart-1 december 12. Victor Christgau ment of government activity. I former congressman of this Dis i strict but now chief assistant of i the agricultural adjustment act Olson s i is i will be the chief speaker. Lunch it i will be served at Onn and the Reg 72,000 Over Nellson ular program will follow. _.,i All persons interested in Agricula official totals As reported by i Urai problems Are invited to at the state canvassing Noard for the i ten j general election give governor i Floyd b. Olson a 72,453 plurality i sixteen boys and girls from Over Martin a. Nelson Goh can i Freeborn county exhibited live dilate for governor. J Stock at the Junior livestock Complete returns follow United states senator Henrik Shipstead Farmer Lanor 503,379. 7e n. J. Holmberg. Rep., 200,083 j q0uny fair in their respective i Imp Hoidale dem., 294,57 5l, classes and received the trips be-fredtiala., communist 5,60mor cause of their winnings. While Ris Kaplan socialist 5, 518. Freeborn county did not return governor Floyd b. Olsom far any Al rats or championships. Mer labor 468.812, Martim a. I nevertheles8 a Good showing was Nelson rep., 3.6 359 John in. Re when one considers it was Gan dem., lib 928, a k. Davis la champions from each county communist. 4,334 a. C. To Wiley l St the competing. N?7it a i the animals sold Well in the lieutenant governor Hjalmar Sale which followed the show. The Peterson Farmer labor 4228,897. A a to to ii of Best Sale from Freborn county was possibility of a viaduct Over the Milwaukee Railroad tracks South of the court House on Newton or South Broadway. It is known that sooner or later every Railroad crossing takes its toll in human lives and property. Nearly All of the european countries and several of our states have already provided overhead Bridges at these dangerous intersections and now the Federal government is viewing it As a state and Federal obligation to do so. Millions of dollars Are now being provided for in a huge works program of the p. W. A. For this purpose. The progressive and wide awake business men and Public spirited citizens of Albert Lea Are now getting behind this program. It is also a Good Way in which to put Many people to work. Show held at South St. Paul last w Eek. These boys and girls were winners at the Freeborn eleven Hurt in Auto accidents two dead Dorothy Philips of Albert Lea and Chester Daniel of Austin were instantly killed last tuesday morning when the car or. Daniel was driving hit a truck two Miles South of Northwood on Highway no. 65. They were driving in a blinding storm. Miss Vii Chan who was with them Wras also injured. Monday night eight persons were injured we Hen a Ford truck collided with a Chevrolet coach six Miles North of Glenville. The injured Are Lee Springer of Loveland Colo., Ernest Springer of Conger Gladys Stiehl Albert Lea route 4 Norby Grace Loveland Colo. Roslyn Lackey Glenville j. Hendricson Loveland Colo. Mrs. Neriel Nelson North Wood Neriel Nelson Northwood. Notice to unemployed Richard Schacht goes to Florida or. And mrs. Richard Schacht the recent elections bringing i daughter Lorraine and will Mal municipal ownership into a num-1 Mer left on an automobile trip Ber of new places have put priv-1 through the South last saturday lately owned electric Light and i morning. Their destination is Power companies on the spot. I Florida. They expect to return in major upsets occurred in Mem about two weeks. Or. Schacht is phia tenn., in Sacramento cal., i the proprietor of the North Side continued on Page 8 drug store. Franklin f. Ellsworth rep. 331,-797 Arthur d. Reynolds dem., 222,144. Secretary of state k. Al. Sol Berg Farmer labor 359,322 Mike Holm rep., 477,573 h. T. Kennedy dem., 170,545 Robert Turner communist 5,791. State auditor John t. Lyons Farmer labor 379,654 Stafford King rep., 380,302 Patrick j. Delaney jr., dem., 221,221. State treasurer a. H. Kleff Man Farmer labor 377,472 Julius a. Schmahl rep., 3914,228 Maynard m. Bartley dem. 201,-608. A pen of geese shown by Cornelius Rietveld of Hollandale. The pen placed second in the show and sold for 55c per Pound which was 15c per Pound Over the first prize pen. They were bought by the Michaud provision company of St. Paul Minn. Maxine Brown of Hartland was Given a distinct Honor and was awarded a Bronze plaque for having shown the longest continuous time of any member at the show. She had shown a Lamb each year for ten consecutive years. This year Maxine did not place As High with her Lamb As some other a repaid Lor a the Honor Given her. Car f. Youngdahl rep. 3415,372 Alric Anderson dem., 190,0149. Railroad and warehouse commissioner Charles Munn Farmer labor 420,117 c. J. Laurisch rep., 337,061 Robert g. Close dem., 197,264. Clerk of supreme court Russell o. Gunderson Farmer labor 382,148 Grace Kaercher Davis rep., 336.479 Clarence l. Ssmith dem., 230,457 Oscar f. Hawkins socialist 5,751. Chief Justice John p. Delaney 522,147 George w. Peterson 335,-775. Associate justices two to it elect a William a. Anderson 31l5.246 Clifford l. Hilton 485,580 Julius j. Olson. 424,468 William 1h. M. Vanderburg 204,137. Otto Baudler Farmer labor. 129,038 August h. Andresen Republican. 51,099 John w. Feller Democrat. 129,581 must report game taken every Holder of a Hunting or trapping License must make at written report to the division of game and fish by january 31 of All game taken. Wilful failure or neglect to report bars License for the succeeding year. Records Dot a Rived from reports Are used advantageously each year by the division director Erling Swenson said. The boys and girls receiving trips and the projects they represented were baby beef Peter Rietveld. Hollandale Arthur us land Newry Bernice Taylor Moscow Kenneth Hillman Bancroft Arelen Helle Freeman Cleo and Corrine Sandkamp Glenville Norman Jacobson Freeborn Hans Spurrier Hartland fat Lamb Maxine Brown Hartland Marcella and Marion Hoban Oakland fat Barrows. Paul Olson Hayward Lester Bergeson twin lakes poultry Ashle Skaar Hayward Cornelius Rietveldt Hollandale. Employers Ponder ruling of Board san Francisco up a waterfront employers Are putting their Heads together at a series of conferences in an attempt to determine whether they have gained or lost and what their future policy is to be in relation to the rulings Laid Down by president Roosevelt a longshoremen a Board. The general consensus of opinion locally is that the longshoremen have won some extremely valuable concessions through the arbitration proceedings despite failure to gain their main demand a full control of the hiring Halls. Three Way attack waged on utilities new York up a a triple attack against anti Union tactics of the new York Edison and the United electric Light amp Power company is being made before the regional labor Board its compliance division and inside the company Union of the two companies according to president Cleveland Edwards of equity local 100, brotherhood of Utility employees a National Independent Industrial Union. The compliance division has been directed by mrs. Elinore Herrick chairman of the regional labor Board to report on alleged company violations of the Era by working at least 50 men 43 hours instead of 40 hours As provided in the code. The Board itself will investigate charges of discrimination against employees because of Union activities in violation of Section 7a of the Nira. The third attack is being made through a petition circulated among employees seeking to Force the general Council of the company Union to Call a general meeting of All 15.000 employees of both companies. Such a meeting has never yet been called according to members of the company Union. Negroes refuse to take up Scab offer new York up a a vigorous stand against the attempted use of negroes As strike Breakers has been taken by executive director James h. Hubert of the new York Urban league. During the recent victorious building service employ yes strike one of new Yorkus Best known detective agencies asked the league for 500 negro elevator operators at a wage Well above the prevailing rate and a vague Promise that their jobs would be permanent. A a negro workers will not be used As Ca Spaw by employers to beat Down the wages and break the strike of White workers a the league asserted

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