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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - January 26, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota 8 pages no rims Freeborn county times Twenty six year Albert Lea Enterprise forty ninth year Albert Lea Minnesota Quot wednesday january 2671921 number four volume fifteen Senate passed packers Bill vote 48 to 33 Bill for Federal regulation of livestock Industry gets through by margin of 13 votes. Majority democrats supported Bill majority republicans voted against it. By associated press Washington. Jan. 21. By a margin of 13 votes the Senate late today passed the Long fought Bill for Federal Reg Illarion of the meat packers and other agencies of the livestock Industry. The vote was 46 to 33 and the legis lation the Center of bitter controversy for a decade now goes to the House with its supporters hopeful of final action during the present session of Congress. A special Rule to expedite House action is to be sought. Partisan division in the Senate was lacking but most democrats supported the Bill while a majority of the republicans opposed it. The party line up was 13 republicans and 28 democrats for passage with 23 republicans and 10 democrats against. All fundamental features of the legislation As presented by the agriculture committee As a substitute for the original Kenyon Kendrick Bill were retained by the Senate. The Bill would c Cate a Federal live Stock commission of three members appointed by the president to have jurisdiction Over live Stock Industry. This commission would have Power to Issue orders collect and disseminate information have Access to packers books and have general super i Sion Over packers Stock Yards commission men and similar agencies. Review of the livestock commission s orders would be provided by the Bill which also prescribes Ruh s for con duct of the packing business and stipulations against monopoly unfair Trade practices engaging in unrelated industries and other similar acts. Voluntary licensing of packers also is provided an attempt by senator Pomerene Democrat. Ohio to eliminate this feature having been Defeated today 43 to 34. Only two important amendments were adopted by the Senate before passing the Bill one by senator Wadsworth Republican. New York would include horses mules and goats within the operations of the Bill although horse and mule markets would be excluded from the proposed Federal supervision. Another amendment by senator Pitman. Democrat. Nevada would exempt All persons whose chief business is livestock growing or production of agricultural products from the Bill s provisions. The author declared that the legislation should not extend to Small Stock growers who operate their own feeding Yards. Other amendments adopted included one by senator Borah. Republican Idaho providing that All proceedings of the livestock commission should be open to the Public and an Amend ment by senator Pomerene demo crat Ohio declaring that upon enact ment of the Bill All supervision of the Federal Trade commission Over the livestock Industry should be terminated and transferred to the livestock commission. Friends of the Bill succeeded in withstanding virtually All other Revi Sions proposed and also Defeated a motion to recommit the big. To the agriculture committee an amendment by senator Hitchcock Democrat neb. Proposing that packers give a weeks notice of bids and prices for livestock was lost 7ck to 8. The author said it was designed to stabilize the Market. On passage of the Bill the Senate was recorded As follows. Republicans for Borah Dapper Curtis Gooding Gronna Johnson Calif Kellogg Kenyon Lafollette. Lenroot Mcnary Nelson. Norris Poindexter Spence Sterling. Townsend and Willis. Total republicans for 13. Democrats for a Ashurst it Ulber son Fletcher. Glass Gore Harris Harrison Hitchcock Johnson South Dakota Jones. New Mexico Ken drink Kirby Mckellar Myers Over Man Gwen Phelan pittsman. Pomerene. Ransdell Reed Robinson Sheppard Smith Georgia Swanson Trammell Walsh mass and w also Montana. Total democrats for�?28. Total for�?46. Republicans against Ball Brande gee Colt Dillingham. Edge Elkings Fernald France Hale. Keyes. Knox. Lodge. Mccumber Molean Moses new Page. Phipps. Sherman shoot Sutherland Wadsworth and Warren. Total republicans against 23. Democrats against Beckham dial Tiefling King. Shields Smith. Arizona Smith Maryland Stanley Underwood and Williams. Total democrats against 16. Total against 33.may form a new ministry i by associated press Madrid Jan. 25th.�?Premier Dato whose Cabinet resigned yesterday was expected today to give King Alfonso his final answer is to whether he would constitute a new the Industrial Bill in Italy by associated press Rome Jan. 25th. Conservative and Radical elements in Italy have virtually joined forces in combating the Bill returned to parliament by Premier Gioletti which would give workers a share in the management of Industrial plants. State industries concerns which have a been doing business less than four years and factories employing i less than sixty workers will be exempt from the terms of the measure which would have Power to place in i the hands of workingmen general supervision Over Industrial operations in it Liis Man suicides in la Crosse by associated press la Crosse. Wis., Jan. 25. A Young Man Well dressed and registered under the name of Herbert Stone committed suicide in the local hotel by i shooting after removal of Marks of a identification. The Only Mark found was a Trade Mark in his Bat showing a that i was purchased in the California Jap question by associated press Washington. Jan. 25. Negotiations l o w in ambassadors Morris and j i Idehara regarding a settlement of the California question As to the definition of the rights of Japan in j the United states have been sue it a full y con eluded. Approval of the conclusion of the two ambassadors must he Given by their governments before any further j action looking to the settlement in he controversy that has Arisen of the California anti alien land Law can he Over Schwab Check not Over by associated press new York Jan. 25th. Positive denial that any of the $260,000 voucher paid out for expenses of Chart s m. for the month of october 1918 was Ever charged to ship construction was made today by a. A Shick general auditor or the Bethlehem steel corporation in the testimony before the Walsh congressional committee investigating affairs of the shipping Farmers referendum starts today by associated press St. Paul Jan. 25. A the first statewide Farmers referendum planned during our legislative session to inform the Senate and representatives As to the actual desires of the Farmers. Was started today throughout the state. A is Onse to the Call for help by the Minnesota car Fri Bureau federation three Hundred presidents directors and county agents in county farm bureaus Are presenting to federation members copies of the Grain grading and tax Are less these Days by associated press Chicago Jan. 25. Every Farmers House and every Cross roads general Stoie and Post office in the state is today Only about one eighth As t rom the great City As it was went it or Twenty five years ago says the journal of criminal lava and criminology. That is the Rural Post office that so Long ago was forty Miles from Chi Eago or Spring Fie d is now Only five Miles from the a v City. The Jour Nal continues a ivc Are Mea amp urine distance in this Case by the time required in travelling today compared with a Quarter of a Century ago. And less. A dist i be covered in tout hours by old Dobbin in that Day can now be done in a half hour or less. A the automobile and paved Road have made the differ n e. It b Ings the dangers of the Cit to the very door of the Remote far e High was Tan can dash out to c entry. Practice his profession a re and lose himself again in his Strong j hold As conveniently As a Raider can i i in out of a Friendly Harbor into the unprotected sea to pick up a fishing smack. All the metropolitan police May Chase him our of their respect Ive jurisdictions and keep him of then he is in Clover because we have no state police for Rural districts such a Force is eight times As need Ful now As it was a Quarter of a Cen turn ago and our legislators should study the situation with a View to supplying the arrest of chief million Dollar considering of police was a Frame up so says woman acquaintance of woman in Case in which St. Paul official was mixed up. Affair will be investigated. Fire in new the austrian Haven today situation $4,000,000 fire in Athens Georgia this morning by associated press St. I aul Jan. 25th. Chief of police t. E. Campbell who was held at am sey county jail for a time sunday afternoon after two Deputy sheriffs had taken him from a woman a room in the residential District is the victim of of a political conspiracy an acquaintance of the woman declared to authorities today. Mrs. Bertha Weniger told chief Campbell and other witnesses and later signed a statement to the same effect that mrs. E. Mccarthy in whose room and with whom the chief of police was found told her mrs. Weniger today that the affair was a Frame up engineered by City detectives three other police officials and a group of political enemies. A. R. Smith commissioner of pub Blic safety who is investigating the affair declared if mrs. Mccarthy verifies mrs. Weniger a statement the police officials named in the revelation of the allele eur plot would be suspended immediately pending result of the inquiry Denver gets lots of Snow by associated press Denver Jan. 21. Thousands walked to work today through Eitalo in it Hen of Snow when the tied up sever Al Street car lines h re. Cheyenne re ported nine inches of Snow. The Mountain states Telephone and Telegraph company reported a com plete break in its lines 63 Miles sooth of Denver involving is trans Continental routing and All wires South from Denver. The Denver and electric company closed All its Power stations except one because of broken wises and poles. The company estimated its damage at $25,000. By associated press new Haven conn., Jan. 25th.�? fire which destroyed the building of Mendal amp Freedman a department store in Chapel Street and spread to several adjoining structures Early Oday did damage estimated at pne million dollars. The fire was brought under control after Tiree hours hard work by firemen in the Zero Over japanese in Siberia supreme Council fears collapse of austrian government anarchy and bolshevism. Dis armament of Germany also Jersey redeems herself by associated press Tokio Jan. 25.�? 11 Japan had withdrawn her 11 oops from Siberia when the United states did she would Noi have been on to the charge that her ambitions were militaristic declared Viscount Kato Leader of the opposition in the diet today in Dis cussing the governments siberian p 1 icy. As it was a insisted All indications were Iha the Southern japanese troops in sibe a had no bearing upon political conditions there. When Premier Ilari in his reply declared his belief that the Manten Arce of troops in Sibo. I was Imenes Sny to Japan a National detente. Viscount Kato rejoined with 111 a Deda ratio. Fiat die premieres a plan at Ion was not satisfactory. By associated press Paris Jan. 25th. Conditions in Austria which Are described As Erith Cal. Were considered by the supreme Allied Council in session Here today. The possibility of an utter collapse of the austrian government with the imminent danger of anarchy and bolshevism. Has been before the Heads of the Allied cabinets for several weeks and the necessity of stabilizing at fairs and giving Austria a Chance to worn out her destiny was broached when this mornings sitting began while the representatives of great Britain France Italy Belgium and Japan examined reports on the situation entering about Vienna Allied military experts were engaged in formulating a report on the disarmament of Germany and studying recommendations for Tho execution of German engagements in this particular. Moonshine killed Man by associated press Trenton n. J., Jan. 24.�?the Assembly last night unanimously passed a Bill introduced by mrs. Margaret b. Laird a member from Essex county repealing gov. Edwards 31 2 per cent Beer Taw enacted last year to Aid new Jersey in its fight before the United states supreme court against prohibition. Immediately afterwards the House adopted 51-4. ? concurrent Resolution for new jerseys ratification of the Federal prohibition amendment. Three entire City blocks in business District of Athens ga., destroyed. Fire started shortly after Midnight and raged five hours before it wat checked. Commission will make an inquiry by associated press Baris. Jan. 25.- after rejecting a proposal to turn the austrian financial problem Over to the league of nations the Allied supreme Council decided to appoint a commission to make a thorough inquiry into the entire question of the economic situs Tion in Europe with particular reference to Austria. By associated press Omaha Jan. 24. \ general cleanup up has been ordered at Norfolk neb., following do report Thal a Man died sunday As a result of drinking a Moon Shine whiskey in the course of the City manager election Celebration saturday Are adjusting. Themselves gasoline stumbling now by associated press Chicago Jan. 25.�?a reduction of two tents a gallon in the Price of gasoline was announced Here today by the Standard Oil company of Indiana As a result of decreases in the Price of crude Oil. At service stations the Price dropped from 29 to 27 cents and from tank wagons from 27 cents to 25 cents. Kerosene was Cut from 18 2 to 151 2 cents a gallon. A if crude Oil continues to go Down gasoline and kerosene will naturally go Down with it Quot said w. M. Burton president of the company. American swindled by Coal Barons by associated press Athens ga., Jan. 25th.�?a Large part of Athens Down town business District was a mass of soldering ruins today and it was estimated that the fire which Early this morning swept clean three entire City blocks and damaged adjoining buildings destroyed property valued at at least $4,000,000.00. No loss of life was reported. The fire of undetermined origin broke out shortly before Midnight and it was five hours before the combined efforts of local firemen and apparatus from nearby cities succeeded in getting it under control. At its height the fire appeared As if it would wipe out the entire downtown Section of the City and it was then that Calls for outside assistance were sent out. The rapid spread of the Blaze was said to have been due to the explosion of gasoline Drums in one of the first buildings to be fired. Hundreds of persons struggled to save their property from the flames and the streets adjoining the fire were soon jammed. Added to the confusion and difficulties was a weakened water Supply at the fire plugs. This soon was overcome however when extra facilities at the City reservoirs were brought into play. It was Daylight before the conflagration was safely under control. Minneapolis report of Bank flour output of no. Dakota at lowest ebb is now ready by associated press Minneapolis Minn., Jan. 25. Gradually decreasing each successive week for the last two months production of flour at the Mills Here reached its lowest ebb during the week ending saturday Jan. 8. A cording to officials of the Large flour ing concerns Here however podu2-Tion will increase from now on and a More optimistic View is held by them. Although members of the Mills estimated that production at their separate places was about on with that of a month ago figures compiled by the Northwestern Miller official milling Trade journal show that for the week ending Jan. 8, production was but 42 per cent of Normal us compared with 71 per cent of Normal Fot the seven Day period ending nov. A i. These figures Are based on a nor-1 Mal production basis of 546,000 barrels a week for All flour Mills in min Neapolis. By associated press Bismarck Jan. 25.�?containing nearly four Hundred typewritten pages the report of the auditing of the Bank of North Dakota and other i slate owned industries was submitted to the state Board of audits this afternoon and copies handed to the speaker of the House and the president of the Senate. By associated Piess Bridgeport conn., Jan. 24. Opera Tion of the Remington arms Union metallic Cartridge co., employing 3,500 persons three Days a week with Cut in wages was resumed today. Warner brother Corset makers with 3,000 employees increased their time four hours weekly under a wage Cut. The Loc Mobile company Cut wages ten per wage reductions in Wool Mills by associated press Washington Jan. 25th.�? the Opin i Ion that the american people were i mulched out of a million and a half dollars last year by men in the Coal Trade was expressed today by sen i Ator Alder Republican new York who was a witness before the Senate committee considering his Bills for Federal regulation of the Coal Indus i try. Freak Bill sin Missouri a. Jefferson heavy Oil is going Down by associated press Passaic n. J., Jan. 24.�?general wage reductions affecting 9.000 workers in six factories Here were announced today by the Industrial Council of Woolen manufacturers. The Mills involved recently Cut the number of their employees in half. The reductions include elimination of the weekly $3 Bonus to adults the associated press City to. Jan. 24.�?rep be tentative Mcauliffe of is Louis introduced in the House today a Bill abolishing fraternities sororities and clubs in elementary and second Ary schools. That it be unlawful for any one to appear in Public performances or in moving pictures wearing the Mili tary uniform of the United states in military service is the feature of another Bill introduced. Representative Chaney introduced a Bill in the House today which would Rockefeller gives million to near East by associated press new York Jan. 24.�?the million Dollar Girt of John d. Rockefeller jr., to the euro it Ean Relief Council made Public last week. Was followed today by announcement that mrs. Rockefeller had offered her services to the y. M. C. A. To raise funds for the same purpose. Mrs. Rockefeller has accepted the chairmanship of the invisible guest Day committee which will have charge of serving the noon Day meal in y. W. C. A. Cafeterias on feb. 1. She will be hostess to fifty society women and has asked business men to eat their noon Day meal on that Day in i these cafeterias throughout the country. Gross receipts for the Day will he donated to the european Relief Council. By associated press Shreveport pa., Jan. 24.�?tim Standard Oil co. Today announced a reduction of 50 cents a barrel in the j Price of Caddo heavy Oil. Making the new i ice of Pine Island crude $2 a barrel. No other grades of crude Oil Are affected by the action the first of its kind to be taken in the Louis 1 Ana Fields. $2 weekly Bonus for minors 7vs per prohibit sunday theatres movies. Cent reduction in the scale and substitution Quarter for time and a overtime work. The general wage of time and a half on All Mills involved circuses and card Plavin Are the botany worsted Mills Forst Mann and Huffmann company Gera Mills Passaic worsted spinning company Garfield worsted Mills and the Jersey worsted spinning a Lull in Minnesota bootlegging by associated press Minneapolis Minn. Jan. 25.�?a perceptible Lull in the a a bootlegging business in the Border territory in Minnesota and North Dakota is being reported by agents in these vicinities to Paul d. Keller supervising Federal prohibition enforcement agent there he announced today. Roads from the United states in a to the Dominion in the two states Are in a deplorable condition and arc impassible or. Keller said adding that what illicit liquor is being smug 1 pled into the states is transported by heavy trucks. �?o1 expect however that As soon As j Spring approaches the liquor smuggler will again ply his Trade with added Energy a he asserted. Finding of liquor in North Dakota alter it had been sent through that state to Canada on Legal permits Are every Day experiences of his operatives he admitted. The enforcement chief said he believed that this whiskey sent on government permits for medicinal purposes found its Way into the hands of illegal dealers and was smut led Back into the United states or. Keller also announced Tho apr ointment of August l. Melahn of Chicago As group chief in charge of enforcement work in Minnesota. A flying squad of six agents has j been formed by or. Keller to work under his personal supervision. He said they would be used in places where conditions get bad to help the regular agents stationed at the Vari Ous cities. The squad will be moved j to any of the five states under his supervision where n Ore enforcement work is needed. They will operate in Minnesota North and South Dakota Iowa and Congress in St. Paul Minn. By associated press St. Paul Minn., Tan. 25.�?furtherance of the agricultural and other Mutual interests of Michigan Wisconsin and Minnesota including the classification and colonization of immigrants is the purpose of the Tri state development Congress that will open a two Day session Here tomorrow. Governor j a. O. Breus of Minnesota called the Congress after a conference of state officials and others in the affected states and it is hoped to form a permanent organization that will work for the Mutual interests of the three states. Those interested in the Congress have contended that the Federal government appropriates Large sums of Money for the development of arid sections of the Western states Quot but has appropriated a Mere $10,000 for the development of Cut Over lands a in the three states participating in tomorrows Congress. It is expected by Minnesota state officials that concerted action by three states will enable them to receive recognition from the Federal government in the form of a larger appropriation of development of the Cut Over lands. Minnesota a delegation will propose the classification of immigrants by an agent stationed at an european seaport and these immigrants would be colonized in the Cut Over regions of the three states. It will be proposed that Only immigrants familiar with such lands be sent to those so Quot tons where they would be encouraged in the work of agriculture by Tho state and Federal governments. Tentative plans Are that immediately after permanent organization of the Congress has been effected a United Effort will be made to secure trucks and machinery from the Federal government with which to Clear tha Cut Over lands and build roads. Explosives also would be sought from the Federal govera neut _

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