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Albert Lea Freeborn Patriot (Newspaper) - November 23, 1934, Albert Lea, Minnesota Page two Albert Lea Patriot Friday. November 23, 1934 farm families will get fresh Start if plan goes through particular concern will be Given this Winter by the Minnesota Era emergency Relief administration to 14.000 Minnesota farm families who with some planned assistance May be Able to regain a self supporting status according to an announcement made by l. P. Zimmerman Deputy administrator. The conditions which for the present hinder the restoration of these people to a Normal economic life Are their want of seed machinery and livestock and also the Lack of Means to maintain their farm building i in repair. Or. R. W. Murchie director of the Minnesota Era division of Rural rehabilitation estimates that a total of 19,000 farm families receive Relief. Of these Only 14.000 Are eligible to such special Aid As might again transform them into Independent agriculturists a recent study revealed. The drouth deprived two thirds of the latter of any possibility to Harvest a crop this year while the remainder need subsistence animals or More productive land to provide the major part of their food requirements. Separate surveys Are to be initiated in each county in Minnesota to ascertain the needs of families coming within the Range of the investigation. Families now struggling to exist on marginal land will be assisted to get settled in new environments where soil conditions Are More promising. Final plans depend on what the surveys disclose according to doctor Murchie. A amp p will be asked to make it unanimous Columbus our the a amp p will be asked to include All its 15,-000 stores in the agreement made with the 300 Cleveland stores recently according to an announcement by president Michael Schuld of the Ohio meat cutters amp Butcher workmen following a state convention. Auction 2 Miles South and 1 mile West of Hayward tues., nov. 27, 1 p. M. 11 head of livestock soy Beans Hay Straw Corn fodder machinery 75 chickens 404-acre farm. Ole Gulbrandson and son Utility magnate Mooney framer is real governor of California Merriam puppet a 73ijrr cig club is so d i different a it s made Iron the finest imported and Domestic hops the Best Barley malt and the purest Artesian Well w Ater skilfully combined to produce the finest or w you have. To i it perfect Beer enjoy ment. L i t the Cap from a bottle i t Schmidt a pour the Golden contents into a Quot uss lift it to your bus an to club do the r a t. A it 4 �9 k. Muti a w it v d Al a y my Ewing St. Paul Minn. By Federated press san Francisco Herbert Fleish Hacker has won the California election. Will Rogers who Only knows what he reads in the papers will be saying that Frank Merriam won. But that a just some More comedy. It was Herbert Fleish Hacker banker Utility magnate Long blamed by labor for the framing of Tom Mooney who led the Campaign to raise the million Dollar slush fund which swamped the thousands of Loyal Volunteer workers who fought for Upton Sinclair. Fleishhacker with the Board of directors of the state chamber of Commerce composed of a score of fellow industrialists controls the state politically As Well As financially. From these Heads of the can Ling Industry shipping transport banking etc., go out orders to eve iry Community in the state and those orders Are carried out. Sinclair threatened that dictatorship so they raised a million to beat him. More interesting were the incidents that followed quickly of that million. The Scripps Howard papers one time Liberal Chain swung into action against Sinclair and the unemployed for example. Typical was a cartoon headed from soup to nuts ridiculing the unemployed because they stand in soup lines and supported Sinclair. Roy Howard Dapper Little millionaire who was once just a cub reporter bumming cigarettes came to san Francisco to Lead the attack. With him came Westbrook Pegler sports writer and reactionary columnist who cheered the re Voorhees sees plot by Hormel company a a plot on the part of the Hor Mel company to throw what we Are asking in seniority Back in our faces was seen by Joe voor Hees business manager of local no. 1, in of a. With the Layoff of 13 More women today. It was necessary to reduce the Crew in the flavor Seal department by nine and in the baking department by four Voorhees said. A a for the first time the company has seen fit to invoke the kind of seniority the Union seeks which is the practice of laying off those most recently hired a Voorhees said. A heretofore the company has always been arbitrary in laying off anyone they saw fit who did no to have six months of continuous service. A the company a explanation is that this is the first time the Crew reduction involved those who did no to have seniority. In the most recent Layoff Here is what happened women were Laid off who have children to support and whose husbands Are crippled or unemployed and who have to support the family. The company retained women whose income is not essential to support a family and it retains non Union employees. Some Bosses who were involved in the Layoff said they would a rather take a horse whipping than do this but that those were the rules. A other Bosses told employees it was the Union who was doing it Johnson tells How to set land values if buyers of farm land thought in terms of Normal value and income instead of As an Opportunity to profit by a speculative Rise in values land values would be More stable says e. C. Johnson division of agricultural economics University farm who has just issued a bulletin showing the changes in Market values of land in the past in Minnesota. A Many Farmers have encountered serious financial difficulties and Many have failed because they went into debt to Purchase a farm when prices were abnormally High a or. Johnson said. Or. Johnson selected Martin county one of the leading agricultural counties in the state for a study of Sale prices of farm real estate from 1857, the year when the states Constitution was drawn to 1933. Beginning at $2.35 per acre in 1857. Sale prices steadily increased until they reached $177.-22 per acre in 1920. Since 1921. Prices have dropped steadily. In 1930, average Sale prices were $104.59 in 1932 they were $72.06, and in the Early part of 1933 sales recorded averaged $61.05. Or. Johnson a bulletin gives a Good picture of what has happened to Market prices of farm real estate in Minnesota counties since 1910. Cent California Lynching. Along Quot of the when some j amp 1 of these women called on or. Do came Max Stern political writer formerly a Liberal. The movies joined in. News reels were made showing clean Cut americans telling How they were going to vote for Merriam and the Good old Flag while be whiskered aliens stuttered that they were going to vote for Sinclair. Some laughed but the reels Hurt Sinclair. Billboards blossomed with half sentences from Sinclair a writings. Ads filled the papers including the formerly Liberal papers now gone reactionary. The terrific drive climaxed on election Day but that is a Story for the forthcoming probes of bribery to Tell. Then came Sinclair a defeat by an amazingly narrow margin and the tune changed. A thousands had worked for Sinclair As volunteers with an almost religious Zeal a snivel a Max Stern in the Scripps Howard papers. A tens of thousands had turned their almost empty pockets inside out and poured their mites into a movement which was fortunes last turn of the wheel for he made no comment on How much less empty Roy Howard a pockets were. Quot California and America owe a debt of gratitude to Upton Sinclair a the same papers said editorially. A the has won a hearing for a class too often voiceless. He has voiced the grievances of Small wage earners and Small land owners. He has aroused a great state to the need of economic California liberals Are bitter in their denunciation of the Scripps Howard papers As a result. Gan asking for help he said he and the company could do nothing about it that if anything were done the Union would have to do it. One employee told some who were Laid off that because of his position he could not belong to the Union but that even if he could he in a recent conference with the executive Board or. Hormel said he did t a like to make the front i Page of newspapers to be called a Crook a Voorhees said. Hormel referred to a Story in the american two weeks ago concerning seniority rights. He term i de the article a kind of a would you want to deny there have been no instances of Layoff to prevent a member obtaining seniority right a Voorhees asked Hormel. A there will continue to be some instances of it a the packing executive is reported to have replied. At the last conference with the executive Board Hormel declared that a if you re going to insist on this kind of seniority there a a lot of things i can this remark based on other incidents led Voorhees to the conclusion that the company is engaged in a a plot to throw what we Are asking Back in our Stan and Rocs place Beer on tap soft drinks Candy Cigar cigarettes card playing 25c meals 25c Thompsons cafe 110 East Clark St. Dial 4657 Quality eats at prices that Are right you will never be disappointed in our eats. Quality always at prices every one can afford. Bar b. Q. Ribs lunches Cigar ets Beer on tap scoops lunch so. Broadway thanksgiving dance Union Hall Albert Lea wed., nov. 28th dressed Turkey Goose and chickens Given away free music by Arcadian Sisters admission 25c sponsored by the Independent Union of All workers Little lifts of kindness Here and there help make the burdens lighter and uplift the world. So warned infidelity has no extended Martyr Roll. Local Branch office Adams amp College phone 2727 for Sale four wheel House trailer in Good condition. Mike Kane 428 so. Garfield priced to sell a i can almost say that i owe my life to my hobbies especially stamp collecting a Franklin d. Roosevelt says. Bulgaria is the Only country in the world to show a Bible on a stamp. It costs seven cents to mail a 10-ounce Booklet across the Street but Only five cents to mail it to Shanghai China. During the world War the United states secret service operatives printed counterfeit Stamps to u3e on their spy letters. Never in the history of the Christian Church has there been greater need of vital piety than the present moment. I am not so particular about the christians theology but i am particular about his knee ology. Be warned the Bible needs no defense. It needs definition and proclamation in daily living by those who believe in it. The Devil is Busy today having a a Sissy preachers make apologies for gods holy Book. This Book alone is americans Hope. For quicker starting use Webb stg test anti Knock gasoline for your convenience we have service stations on South Broadway and on Highway number 65 on the North Side. A Snappy service diamonds watch and clock repairing diamonds like anything else May be had in Many different qualities. When selecting your Diamond be sure you get the Best Quality for your Money. You will find a Nice selection in White or natural Gold setting at prices to fit your purse at Harvey e. Nelson 106 East Clark Street meals Northside ice Cream lunches confectionery soft drinks 705 Marshall cafe your patronage appreciated Morris c. Nelson

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