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Albert Lea Freeborn Patriot (Newspaper) - September 12, 1934, Albert Lea, Minnesota Freeborn gun in my q in Alices to i i none i covering local important events a Gross income tax scheme of financial interests this Man Olson a a i am what i want to be by Harry visualize if you can the despair and nerve wrecking tension of the jobless wandering aimlessly to Relief offices for those charitable Bare necessities of life and coming Home to their loved ones with nothing to offer yet just As Able As the i More fortunate Job Holder. Hopefully waiting for that tomorrow Day by Day life passes As opportunities for them Lessen. Stop and think do their j families and yours deserve the things in life equal to the Rich ? As truthfully spoken a in want in the midst of the time must and will come when Man will have the right ? to earn and receive an honest wage. Minnesota a governor is demanding and fighting for the rights of the common Man. A Good Soldier efficient and fearless is this Man Olson who says a i am what i want to he is truly a Champion of the Labouring class. He is what the masses want him to be. Before he will let the people of the state starve he will go out and get it for them. That my friends is what the masses want him to do. Capital sees no two sides with 10,000,000 jobless staring at the nation. Several leading corporation who have benefited by the recovery program have declared extra dividends to stockholders. Common sense and fair play should have tempted the to raise employees wages and shorten working hours thereby creating More employment. We speak of the machine age. Our trouble is not the machine but How to use it. Floyd b. Olson is in there putting the fight that machine May elevate Man to abundance rather than destroy him. The Man that has produced capital to buy the machine has been displaced and wages lowered. When hours should have been shortened and workers added As exploited by selfish capital the machine has decreased Cost per unit and Only increased profit and dial Jacobson ends. There is no solution to our machine age other than Shorter hours to create More jobs and a larger and More equal share of profits to increase buying Power. A solution also depends on How much private capital has Learned in the past and the elimination of the abusive use of this machine. To the masses How much More advantageous this same machine can be producing for use instead of piling wealth for the privileged few. We would certainly soon realize that we had a great modern human machine slowly but surely creating a cooperative common wealth steadily sharing the wealth of the privileged few. Creating honest returns and abundance for All. Gilt Edge g. O. P. Politicians Call this socialism communism or a americanism weeping Over the Constitution. Editors under the same whip Rush in to print their red scare. Call it or name it As you will Minnesota a governor of the people and by the people will be in there fighting giving All for the rights of his people. Union wins Faribault strike after hearing evidence presented against Wilson and company in an Effort to remove their Blue Eagle Wilson and company were ordered to pay Back pay to those who had been receiving less than n. R. A. Wages. They were fur there ordered to rehire workers without i discrimination. Baudler Mccornack and Pless to speak at Freeborn Otto Baudler of Austin candidate for Congress from this District Arnold Pless candidate for state representative and senator j. S. Mccornack Candate for state senator will speak at the Woodman Hall at Freeborn tuesday oct. 27. Olson to be Here oct. 29th governor Floyd b. Olson will speak in Albert Lea on the afternoon of oct. 29th at 2 30 p. paid 30,000,000 on Bonds this year by sen. J. S. Mccornack a Good Deal has been published to show that the Farmer labor party has been the most extravagant management in the history of the state. The exact situation will be shown by a study of the re port of the tax commission of this state. Below is Given the average for the last three administrations except for the year 1934 the figures of which Are completed to Pless would raise living costs Twenty to thirty per cent by r. B. Ostby during the course of an interview with Arnold Pless candidate for state representative from Freeborn county or. Pless said a after giving the a Dollar turnover a or a Gross income tax proposal a thorough study and after finding How it has functioned in states where it has already been made a Law i am thoroughly convinced that it is a scheme of the Bankers and insurance companies to shift the entire tax Burden to the shoulders of the Farmers Small business men and he explained that real estate mortgages were tax exempt securities that Many Bonds were tax exempt that a movement was now continued on pane 2 libera in old ies turn to Baudler in first Baudler Only Hope of routing reactionary g. O. I. Candidate progressive democrats and republicans declare Baudler Pioneer in Liberal movement. The Campaign for congressional honors in the first District centers around Otto Baudler Mower county attorney Farmer labor candidate and August Andresen former congressman who was Defeated in the 1932 at Large Campaign. Andresen had no opposition in the primaries but the weakness continued on Page la total prop. Valuation yearly governor average Olson. 1,712,579,449 Christianson. 1,937,672,458 Preus. 1,976,416,617 these figures show that the annual average of property values has increased from the governor Preus administration. They also show that the taxes levied Are almost the same for the Preus and state tax Gen. Sch. Amp u., and teachers retire. Yearly total tax. Average 119,106,159.51 15,405,662.84 130,424,500.18 12,430,342.54 119,057,315.28 11,057,553.58 Olson administrations the latter being about $50,000.00 higher. They also show that the total amount of taxes raised was about $10,000,000.00 annually More Dur continued on Page to

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