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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 2, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota Etc reprise 8 pages of Eborn county times Twenty six year Albert Lea Enterprise forty ninth year Albert Lea Minnesota wednesday february 2, i92t numb e r five k volume fifteen germans Call it a a madness to ask payment increasing operations in steel Mills Are very free in saying allies terms Are fantastic and impossible of execution. Simons probably will resign. By associated press Beilin feb. ,1st germans regard the reparation terms As a fantastic an i impossible of and it is the Genera opinion the govt rement can not agree to them. The Cabinet which received the text of the Allied note yesterday was in executive session until late last night. A a madness is the term leaders of the Reich Stag used in discussing the conditions. Foreign minister sin on Rie dared the exec Tion of the terms i would produce chaos not Only in Germany but throughout Central Europe As the bankruptcy of Germany would also bankrupt part of Ger j Many a War creditors among whom i France. A it is greatly to be d he continued a that the great Ameri can nation was Only a bystander Dur j ing the negotiations concerning Hamburg feb. 1st.�?it is not irn \ probable that foreign minister Simons will reply to the reparation demand decided upon it t a? last week by resigning from the German government says a Berlin correspondent of the Frem Benblatt of this City. Lienau has been arrested by associated press Pittsburg pa., feb. 1.�?Many Independent steel manufacturing districts today increased operations on what executives were United in saying was a a cautiously conservative basis Quot after about six weeks in which operations have been entirely suspended or greatly curtailed. It was predicted that within a few Days operations would be about forty per cent of capacity with prospects of increased activity if conditions warranted. Jail sentence for violators Fordney Bill swamped in the Senate Drys in Congress wish to drop option of a Fine for first offence and give offender straight jail term. By associated press Washington Jan. 31. Prohibition tenders in Congress Are hoping to tighten tip the volstead Law. They Are planning new legislation to provide a Flat jail sentence for the first j offence of Selling liquor without giving the courts the optional right of imposing fines. Other changes being discussed re late to tiie search and seizure clause sons to reach the Home brew and to make More sweeping the present Taw under which a person buy no liquor May he punished equally with the person Selling it. Luverne minn., Jan 31 Henry Lienau a Young Farmer living near Adrain alleged to have s rabbi d miss Florence Marten Here Early today was delivered to sheriff Frank Wiggins of Rock county Here late this afternoon by a. Lienau and w. H. Mitchell brother and brother in Law respectively. Lie was placed in tie county jail to await filing of a formal charge and a preliminary hearing. Henry Lienau had been traced by sheriff Wiggins and a posse to the Home of Mitchell near Adrain. Mitchell refused to Ltd pen ult the sheriff to enter the House without a warrant whereupon the sheriff informed him that if the sought for Man was allowed to remain in the House that Mitchell would be regarded As an accomplice. Although the brother and brother in Law of the accused Man dec ined to discuss the matter tonight the off vials believe that they had decided to bring Henry in and surrender him. The condition of miss Martin to night is Uncertain and the outcome of her injuries will not be determined for 24 hours she was conscious How Ever late tonight. Feeling in the Vicinity is High. Holdup men still at Large amendments and debates weight it Down. Possibly cloture Rule will be invoked soon. Ii associated press Washington. Feb. 1.�?the Fordney emergency Tariff Hill awaiting action in the Senate has begun to resemble a wooden ship adrift in a barnacle infested sea. Every Day sees Encarn j Brances added to it both by its opponents and its friends and the latter to Day began to see visions of it sinking beneath the Waves from the weight if posed. The latest acquisitions to the Bill in the form of amendments appeared today in proposals to place an import j duty on Sunflower seed and nails. J senator Spencer Republican Missouri sponsored the Sunflower seed Tariff and senator Moses Republican new Hampshire presented the amendment the Bill As it left the House provided for duties on about a score of pro ducts. Even Senate clerks were in Able to estimate the number of commodities that would be subject to additional Tariff levies should All the amendments offered since the Meas tire reached that body be adopted. The Bill in the meantime faced an other round of debate today some senators said probably its last full Day for tomorrow the Senate will he called upon to ote on the petition for cloture or limitation of debate pre seated yesterday by chairman pen Rose of the finance committee after unanimous consent for a vote on the Bill february 15, had met with object Tion. To close Down partially on debate and proceed to a vote on the Bill will require approval of two thirds of the Senate and neither republicans or democrats Sav any Chance of the petition mustering that much us pint. Bill to give Bonus duties to auditor by associated press St. Paul feb 1st.�? a Bill to abolish j the soldiers Bonus Board and Transfer j its authority to the state auditor was introduced in the Senate today by senator Sam a. Rask the Bill was refer red to the committee on military of i fairs. Senator ranks Bill provides that j the present Bonus Board shall close up i its business by May 1st and turn Over its books and affairs to the state Audi-1 Tor who will handle All Bonus matters j t Hei after. Five Coal men indicted for profiteering Rivers and harbours Bill passed House by associated press Washington feb. 1st.�?the Rivers and harbours Bill which carries the Lump sum appropriation of $15,25p,000 was passed today by the House and sent to the Senate. A motion to recommit the measure was voted Down 205 to 120. Asks that new Senate meet on March 4th i by associated press Cleveland Jan. 31. Five Coal com panics and eleven of their Oft pm is i were indicted by the Federal a and jury late Tod 1 Loi violating the lever i act. It is Char ged they made profits j ranging from $3 to $5 per ton on Coal. Holdup men Rob policeman Germany will refuse the plan by associated press Detroit mich., Jan. 31.�?despite a thorough manhunt by the police four bandits who this morning robbed a downtown inv thu try banking office of a ,00o Liberty Bonds and then shot their a through a squad of officers. Were still at Liberty tonight. It Imp Eti Enstein on of three detective pounded by the bandits died in a Hospital this Al ter noon. The oth ers David Morris and Joseph Ilu skins we ? to have a Chance for recovery. More than a dozen were brought to police Heau quartets today but All were released. Austrians Hope for Aid from the u. S by associated press Vienna. Jan. 31st.�?action of the Al lied supreme Council at Paris in waiving the reparation and other payment from Austria appeared to have Tern the disappointment Here Over the failure of the Council to Pul through the plan for comprehensive credits to the austrian government judging from the comment a Vienna newspapers. In this connection it May be noted that the press interprets the Allied waiver of claims against the austrian government As including the Ameri can food credits of $73,000,090. 1 in newspapers Are reiterating their declarations that the Only Hope Toi Austria lies in the United states coming to her Aid. Delegates stay in Paris so allies Hope by associated press Paris feb. 1st.�?the fact that the German delegates to the Brussels conference of financial and economical experts Are remaining in Paris it on tinting their consultations is taken in political quarters to mean that Ger Numy is willing to accept the decision of the allies regarding the reparations As a basis for discussion notwithstanding the comment that is coming from Berlin giving the idea that the disposition there is to reject the plan. Rent almost nothing to a big family Pine Bluff ark., Jan. 31.�?a Man with twelve children can rent his handsome Home in Pine Bluff for a Al nost nothing Quot t. H. Ashcroft Bank it a announced in advertisements Here j Oday. Or. Ashcroft is moving to Little Rock. In advertising his Home for lease v said a the House positively will not be a cased to a family w without children j a and the More children in the family a he lower the Price. A Man with 12 Hildren can have it on a Long Tern a ease for almost children killed in collision by associated press Baltimore md., Jan. 31.�?two children were killed several seriously injured and a dozen others slightly injured when a train on the Annapolis Shoft line Railroad struck a bus filled with school children near Shipley. Md., on the Road Between Baltimore and Washington. Some of the injured were taken to Camp Heads Hospital. Ford continues to gain in count by associated press Chicago feb. 1.�? Fred school n policeman off duty and in Plain i clothes was kidnapped robbed of his i automobile gun and $18 and beaten by two highwaymen last night. School was waiting in his car Fot his w Ife to make a Call on friends i when the two men ordered him at the Point of their guns to with Vliem. After seeing his Star they i took his gun and Money struck him several times and later threw him j blindfolded from the machine he said. Schoel recently captured a number of automobile thieves. New Deputy commissioner of insurance Berlin feb. 1st.�?at 2 of clock or. Walter Simons the German foreign minister will Tell the Reich Stag at its sesion this afternoon according to newspapers that Germany cannot subscribe to the Allied reparation demands on the grounds that they Are impossible of fulfilment. News told in paragraphs Fly associated press Washington feb. 1st.�?a request from president elect Harding that president Wilson Call a special meeting of the new Senate for March 4th was conveyed to the executive at the White House today by senator Underwood of Alabama the democratic Leader. Senator Underwood said he conveyed the message at the request of senator Lodge of Massachusetts the Republican Leader. He saw Secretary Tumulty who later Laid the request before the president. Washington. Feb. 1st. A request from president elect Harding that a special session of the new Senate by called Lor March 4th to confirm Cabinet and other appointments to be made by tie incoming executive was conveyed today to president Wilson. Such a session is customary when there is a change in administration and it usually Only lasts a week at most. President elect Harding a request was contained in a Telegram received 1>\ senator Lodge of Massachusetts the Republican Leader and was conveyed to the White House by senator Underwood of Alabama the democratic Leader. Nearly a score of new senators were elected last november and in order to be Here by March 4th, Call for the special session would have to go out ten Days or More in Advance of that. Calls loyalty to America a a hysteria socialist party belittles patriotism during the War. Finds fault with president Wilson decision on Debs Case. Compliments supreme court. By associated press St. Paul feb. 1st. Justice Lind quist commissioner of insurance today announced As Deputy commissioner Frank j. Lorenz of St Paul. Try to break silk machines suicides in United states during 192c by associated Washington Jan. 31.�?Henry Fords new gain Over senator Newberry in the recount of the 1918 senatorial election in Victr Tutt. Tonight had passed the 3,000 Mark. The Detroit manufacturer however would have to gain nearly votes in the 157 precincts j yet to be counted by the Senate priv \ Leges and elections sub committee to j overhaul the senator. The Senate committee when it ended its Days work had counted votes in 2,075 of the 2,232 precincts in the Date up to Anil including the sixteenth i Ward in Detroit and the net gain for Ford was Given As 3,091. Corky the Cork corporation re j elected Donald of Callaghan lord mayor. I3v associated press Barcelona feb. 1.�?dsorderly elements alleged to be syndicalists attempted last night to break into a silk factory for the purpose of destroying the machines. Caretakers exchanged shots with the attacking forces and there were some casual ties. Innocent a she died in prison by associated press Raleigh feb. 1.�?sarah Wyc Choff 76 years old is dead today in the state prison after 42 years imprisonment during which she five times declined a Pardon at the hands of As Many governors and after she had lived to learn that ? death bed confession had completely exonerated her of the charge for which she was sentenced. By associated press san Jose calif., Jan. 31.�? a six months old baby found in an Unten anted House Here was identified today As Harry e. Smith jr., whom san Francisco police said was kidnapped there Jan. 28. No demand for Ransom for the child had been made and the motive for the affair is a mystery. Hastings neb., Jan. 31.�?wra. Smith aged 22, died today from gunshot wounds received sunday night when he is alleged to have attempted to Rob sleeping women at a Railroad Camp Here. Coleman Ford aged 19 and Louis w. Lewis aged 16, Are under arrest in connection with the shooting. Chicago. Jan. 31.�?charles Murphy a taxicab Driver found $5,000 Worth of jewels tied up in a piece of Black velvet while sweeping out his cab today. Police have started an investigation to find out if they Are part of the loot obtained in recent jewelry store holdups. Bay City. Mich., Jan. 31�?four pol ish youths ranging in age from 19 to 21 years Are being held by the local police in connection with the murder of Martin l. Debate and l. M. Persons and the robbery of the Broadway Branch of the Bay county savings Bank january 15. Kansas City Jan. 31.�?topeka. Kan. Jan. 31.�?the body of a Man hanging to a fire escape rope in a room of a hotel found today was identified As that of Billy Lutz a wrestler of Omaha. He apparently had been dead several hours. Washington the review of business and financial conditions of the country for january by the Federal Reserve Board said Industrial operations Lias not increased sufficiently to effect a material reduction in the wide spread unemployment prevailing a month ago. State Law makers ask for More by associated press St. Paul feb. 1st.�?a Bill to in crease the of representatives from $1000.00 to $1500.00 for the term was introduced in the House today by representative Frank e. Nimocks of Minneapolis. Or. Nimocks showed a Roll Call to prove that he had eighty six members to vote in favor of the Bill. The Bill was referred to the committee on general legislation. Debs remains in prison is glad for Berger by associated press Chicago Jan. 31.�?the socialist to through its National organization in Chicago issued a statement today on the refusal of president Wilson to Pardon Eugene v. I it ebs and the supreme court decision in the bet Ger Case. A the supreme court in ordering a new trial for Victor l. Berger j. Louis Engdahl will an f. Kruse Adolph Gremier and Irwin St. John Tucker confirmed what the socialist party has maintained since the trial that the five socialist officials were tried and convicted in an atmosphere of hysteria and prejudice that made a fair trial impossible. A the socialists asserted three it ears ago when the men were indicted and repeated two years ago at the time of the trial that the men wore being punished not for specific acts Tut solely and Only for their work As members and officials of the socialist party. A in other words the socialists de dare that the prosecution of the five men together with the prosecution o1 Eugene v. Debs and other espionage cases were political trials and that the men were being punished for political opposition to the Dom nent political party and for no other the statement applauded the Sapiente court decision As far As it related to judge Landis and attacked the motives of that Jurist. It then turned to the Debs Case asserting that president Wilson had a refused to recognize the fact that the hysteria of the War period is Over and that Savage punishment for political heresy is out of Date. A political trials political prisoners and punishment for political heresy have always been out of place in America and this country will be a better place to live in when that of Apter is closed said the concluding sentence of the statement. Is being sued for $500,000 by associated press new York feb. 1.�?existence of \ $500,000 suit in which Kingdon Gould youngest son of George Jay Gould is charged with breach of Promise to marry mrs. Richard Blum j of Arkville n. Y., was disclosed to j Day in a report of supplementary proceedings begun yesterday in the up be court berth by associated press new York Jan. 30.�?suicides in the United states during the year of 1920 numbered 6,171, including 707 Chil Lien members of the save a life league were told Here today by or. K. M. Warren president of the league this exceeded the figures o he previous year by More than 1 00 cases he said. During the year 2.60 women died through self destruction this is a Large increase Over the pre a iding year. The increased percentage among women was ascribed to their entry n commercial and political life. Unhappy Domestic relations and living conditions also were Large contributing factors. The youngest suicide in the country during the past year was five rears of age while the oldest was 103. More than 400 soldiers have taken their lives since the termination of the War the report stated. Fire arms poisoning and Illuminat no Gas were the most usual methods employed. The league went on record As favouring uniform Laws governing the Sale of drugs and the Possession and Sale of firearms As a deterrent to child suicide. Classified among the cases of self destruction in 1920 were 75 presidents end managers of Large business concerns 36 men reputed to be millionaires. 23 wealthy women. 24 lawyers. 8 judges 51 doctors 40 actors and actresses 34 College professors and teachers 27 College students 24 j brokers 59 Bankers including 14 Bank presidents 12 clergymen 2 evangelists and one Secretary 0 meeting of minds by associated press Atlanta. Ga., Jan. 31.�?Eugene v Debs in the frederal prison Here expressed great pleasure today on receiving the news of the decision of the United states supreme court in the Case of Victor l. Berger and four others socialist leaders but declined to make any comment on president Wil songs refusal to commute his sentence discussing the decision. Debs said in a statement that Quot the reversal will have a wholesome effect throughout the a i did no to see How anything else could happen when the supreme court reviewed All the facts in the cases the statement said. A emr. Berger and his friends should never have been found guilty in the first Washington. Jan.1 31st.�?president Wilson today refused to commute the prison sentence imposed upon Eugene v. Debs for violation of the espionage act. The president disapproved the or the department of Justice that Debs sentence be commuted to expire on next february 12th against the taxing of the farm tractor by associated press St. Paul feb. 1st.�?strong sentiment against taxing tractors a sed exclusively on farms As other motor vehicles will be taxed under the Good roads amendment no. 1, was discussed in a meeting today of the House committee on Public highways. Assurances were Given however that the new taxation and regulations governing the use of highways will be reasonable. Discussing the Nash Bill Eastman Kodak company is tripped up by associated press Washington Jan. 31.�?-the East Man Kodak company today withdrew the Appeal it has filed in the supreme court from conviction before the u. S. District court at Buffalo n. Y., under the Sherman anti Trust Law. On nto Tion of counsel for the company. Chief Justice White ordered issuance of a mandate requiring the company to a abrogate the illegal monopoly Quot in photographic supplies which th5 government alleged it held. The original Bill of complaint against the Eastman company was filed june 9, 1913. And trial was in the District court opened eleven months later. District judge Hasel affirmed the governments contentions practically in their entirety. These included the charge that the Eastman Kodak company of new Jersey a $35,000,000 concern and the Eastman Kodak company of new York with a capital of $5,000,000, controlled 72 per cent of the Market for their product and that the resulting monopoly had been imposed thru the defendants terms of Sale which prohibited dealers from handling supplies manufactured by any other con Cern. The Kodak company a alleged policy of strictly mixing retail prices was attacked As was the system of operating retail or Stock houses As ostensible competing plants. By associated press St. Paul feb. 1st.�?arthur e. Arnt son of red Wing former president of the Minnesota county attorneys association today appeared before the Senate judicial committee to urge favourable recommendation of the so called Nash Bill which provides for a review by the court of All the evidence in the removal proceedings against we. N. Nash before the governor. The Bill was discussed at some length by members of the committee but no decision was reached and it went Over until another meeting. To increase Grain rates to Kansas City by associated press Washington feb. 1.�?proposed increase in local rates on Grain in car Road lots from St. Jouis Chicago St. Paul and other Points to Kansas City mo., and Kansas City kan., were held today by the interstate Commerce commission to be justified and will become effective March 5th. Russians ask recognition by associated press Paris feb. 1st.�?formal application isto be made to the government of great Britain France and the United states to recognize the All russian Assembly As the rightful existing government of Russia. The russian Assembly has just been created at a meeting Here of All the russian elements for the purpose of seeking sit the differences of opinions and present a United front against i oaths Vum

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