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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - June 1, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota 8 pages Freeborn county times Albert Lea Enterprise flumes spaces twee to six year forty ninth year Albert Lea. Minnesota. Wednesday june i 1921 m Bek Tenty two vol me fifteen to investigate Dike Breaks wreck of plane in but Farmers which seven die thought Safe five army men and two civilians killed when big ambulance plane crashed in Maryland in big electrical storm. All seven men dead when found. By associated press Washington May 31st.�?investigation by the inspector general of the army Piane crash at mor Gan town md., saturday in which four officers and enlisted men in the army and two civilians lost their lives was ordered today by Secretary weeks. By associated press Washington May 30. Appointment of a Board of three officers of the army air service to investigate the circumstances surrounding the Acci Dent in which live Aimy men and two civilians lost their lives what n a big army Curtiss Eagle ambulance air plane crashed to the Earth in a severe storm near Morgan town md., Saifur Day evening was announced today by major m. P. Scanlon commandant at Bol Lingfield. Captain w. C. Ocker who was caught in the storm himself while flying Here from Langley Field in an s. E it single seat plane r senior member of the Board the others Are lieutenant p. C. Wilkins who was the fit is army officers to go to tie scene of the crash and take charge of the bodies and lieutenant Leroy Wolfe. Tin v Wii Endeavor to determine among other things whether the crash was the re suit of any defect in design olt equip ment of the air plane or of any mistake or mismanagement on the part of the Pilot lieutenant s. M Ames and whether the five army men met death in line of duty. Flying officers stationed in the City and at Bolling Field asserted emphatic ally today their belief that Lieut. Ames had not a lost his head in the storm. He was one of the Best and coolest pilots in the service they declared. They were also inclined to discredit reports concerning the wrecked machine. The Board of investigation visited the scone of the wreck today and took Hie testimony of persons who were nearby when the Eagle crashed. They made a careful study of the wreckage and afterwards had it burned As it was considered unsanitary. No Pait of the plane was salvageable officers said it seemed probable that the details continued on Page six collapse of pier caused near tragedy crowded Frame building slipped into Ashland Bay during memorial ceremonies. Forty people fell into Bay but were pulled out without loss of life. 12,000 acres of reclaimed land in Washington flooded. Damage to farm property enormous. Families warned and seek safety. George Harvey offers a prize by associated press London May 13.�?the american ambassador George Harvey is offering a prize of lie pounds for an essay on the Constitution of the United states. The Competition is open to under graduate of the University of London of not More than ten years standing. The make up of the new Irish parliament by associated press Ash and is. May 30. No liver were lost from the collapse of the commercial pier accompanied by the slipping into Ashland Bay of a Frame building during a memorial Day Cole Bra lion when the pier was crowded several Hundred men women and children today. According to tue chief of police about forty persons Slid into the Hay with the collapse of the pier. One girl was pulled out by her hair. A Chain of men pulled commander Judd up the Slippery planks and it was feared. On account of his age 8a years that the Shock would seriously affect i in but lie participated in the remain ing part of the program. A solitary piling projecting from the water stopped the Frame building As it was sliding into the cavity saving the struggling mass of people who were confined by broken planks in the a Tor in a space Twenty feet Square. Firemen late this afternoon removed the Small Frame building which fell in the collapse without finding any bodies and no lives Are believed to have been lost Many i quit ies for missing children have been made but in practice by every instance they have been accounted far. It being a Holiday some who were missing were found to be fishing or out picnicking a lady s Slipper and a number of hats and umbrellas were i bed out of Fin Bay. The commercial pier which collapsed had been used As a passenger land ing for a Quarter of a Century but had not been used for a considerable time. U. S. Is taking exception to dutch decision by associated press Woodland Washington May 31. A Between 400 and 5c0 persons Farmers and their families were believed Early today to have escaped to safety As a result of warnings Given last night when a Dike near Here protecting p reclaimed farm area of 12,000 acres broke under pressure of flood Waters from the Columbia River. Damage to farm property was estimated by observers at $300,000. Meager reports received Here were that some of the refugees Hail from the District with compact alive ease but hastily. The pumping station at Burch Slough was swept away within 30 minutes after the Dike broke. The area known As Woodland Dik ing District no. 5 is approximately nine Miles Long and two to three Miles wide. Reports stated it was feared that most of the District been inundated. Preparations have been made the accommodation hero of the gees. The pressure of the rising Waters Tore a Hole 60 feet wide in Hie Dike which is 15 feet High 70 feet wide at the base and 20 feet wide at tie top. The Dike burst at the Mouth of Burrows Creek two Miles South of Martins Bluff and the Waters poured through into the lowlands with ter Tiric Force. When first reports of the break reached Imre last night persons residing within the Section were notified by Telephone from Here and by persons in automobiles sent from Here. It was believed that the family had been notified and had fled to higher ground. For several Days As a precaution Ary measure Foj Iners have been Send ing their cd Daft out of tie Low lands the Dike was completed Quot this Yeai at a Cost of $100,000. Had for ref by associated press Washington May 31st.�?exception to the assertions of the Netherlands government that the United states ensured its protest against Duch Oil policies in the Djam i Oil Fields too late to affect the operation of Hose policies it taken let a the american government in a new note which it was announced today had been dispatched to the Hague. Two killed in Kentucky in Pike county four Are killed in ambush War this morning by associated press Cork May 31st.�?four soldiers were killed two mortally wounded and twelve slightly wounded when attacked at eight of clock this morning while marching from Moughal Barrack to the Rifle Range. Near the Golf links the Road had been mined and an intense fire was opened on the soldiers. Bombs were thrown. The injured soldiers replied to the fire of the attacking party. A cure who was driving to celebrate mass got into the line of fire and was wounded. His Driver was killed. Robbers walk into trap and lose big loot by associated press Chicago May 31st�?four armed robbers making their getaway Attar robbing a typographical Union Safe of $500.00, rounded a Corner of the building and looked into the muzzle of patrol sergeant John j. Ryan a revolver Early this morning. Burglar tools two bottles of nitroglycerine and a Large touring car were recovered along with the $500.00. $3200 taken by robbers who tie watchman by associated press m Minneapolis May 31st.�?attacked by four men disguised with Auto goggles f. A. Schuler 5 Eastman ave., Minneapolis watchman for the Desota Creamery amp produce co., Minneapolis was overpowered Early today tied hand and foot with pieces of clothes line gagged with a handkerchief and forced to lie helpless and watch the robbers break into the Safe and Rifle it of about $3200. Governor is asked to quell Mill trouble by associated press Madison May 41st.�?kequcst was made of governor Blaine this morning by the sheriff of Brown county for immediate dispatch of troops to Greenbay wis., to quell disorders which arc said to have grown out of the strike in three paper Mills there. Governor Blaine Over the Telephone from Boscobel said he would get in touch with Brown county officials at once and determine if state option is necessary. Wheat took big jump up today by associated press Chicago May 31st.�?wheat for May delivery made a sensational upward swing in Price today As a result of the demand from shorts who had waited until the last of the month before fulfilling contracts. Little was for Sale and the Market ran up twelve and a half cents a Bushel to $1.82 As compared with saturdays close. Except in the May delivery of wheat prices although firm kept within moderate limits. Big receipts from All kinds of Grain Here today operated As a counterbalance against the bullish effect of the unusual upturn in the Price of May wheat. About 2400 carloads of Grain arrived including 450 cars of wheat. A committee to look after Bonus matters eleven Hurt in air bomb Accident three officers and eight enlisted men too close to bomb when it was accidentally dropped at proving grounds in Maryland while being placed on Board plane. Haywood is out knocking his country by associated press Riga May 31.�?william i. Haywood in a two column newspaper article in the Moscow pravda says America is a land where Apple Orchards. Potato Fields and other full crops Are allowed to rot a under a capitalistic by associated press Washington May 31st.�?three officers and eight enlisted men of the army air service were injured some seriously by the explosion today of a bomb which was Bein placed aboard a vessel at the Arney proving grounds at Aberdeen my. Reports to the War department said the bomb was dropped a s it was being placed on Board ship and exploded with great froce. Two of the officers injured were Captain Jos. Hall and first. Lieutenant Lewis d. Reese. The names of the others Are being withheld until identification had been perfected. Lenine asks capitalism to come Back services in i America for i the War dead Washington and new York Honor the soldiers who fell in Battle. President Harding makes address. Mammoth Parade in new York. Fitting ceremonies everywhere. By associated press _ Washington May 30.�?the National capitals memorial ceremonies for admits failure of communism is american War dead were coloured by j a new touch of International signify report. Soviet Russia in com Cance today at services held in Arlington cemetery under the Lead of plete bankruptcy. Lenine recalls Money and brains to run industries. Not confirmed. By associated press Washington. May 31st. Appointment of a committee to investigate tiie needs and problems in connection with soldiers Bonus legislation was announced today. Y chairman Penrose of the Senate finance committee senator Mccumber Republican North Dakota is chairman of the committee. Steamer on fire at pier in Baltimore by associated press Baltimore mil., May 31st.�?the passenger Anco freight Steamer Buckeye state one of the Large liners plying Between Baltimore and san Francisco and Pacific ports caught fire shortly after five of clock while tied at a Baltimore amp Ohio by. Pier. The Steamer is one of the shipping Board vessels and is affected y the strike. All available water front and local fire fighting apparatus has been summoned. The Blaze was confined to the boiler room where it was reported to have started by Sparks igniting oily waste. The amount of damage could not be Learned Early this morning but it was said to be not extensive. Mysterious bodies found in the Danube by associated press Budapest May 10. Much mystification and considerable alarm have been caused in Budapest by the fact that one or two bodies of human he Ings Healing unmistakable traces of violence have been washed ashore daily for two weeks at a Point on the Danube River a Short distance above Buda pest. Some of the victims had their feet bound together with wire others bore Many wounds and in one Case by associated press i Riga let via May 30.�?-according to a direct Moscow dispatch received today from Independent sources Nikolai i Venine soviet russian Premier pc in a declared sunday that communism1 was in Complete bankruptcy and asked the presiding officers of the All russian Central executive committee to approve the unlimited return of capitalism and the recall to Russia of the constitutional democrats and other parties to Aid in rebuilding the state. The statements contained in the dispatch have not been carried in any official bolshevik advices nor has i anything tending to confirm them been received from any other source. Stockholm May 30.�?the russian soviet according to reports reaching Here has decided to arrange for the lease of All the big factories in the russian Domain to their former owners. This has not been officially confirmed. Object to nonunion labor by associated press Buenos Ayers. May 31.�?the longshoremen a Union at a meeting last i night decided upon a walkout for an j indefinite period in protest against admission of non upon labor admission of non Union labor inaugurated work by free labourers with the port zone last week decided to renew its operations today with the same class of employees. Air Pilot is near death As president Harding. Speaking in the Arlington amphitheatre to veterans of three wars and to distinguished company of officials and Diplomatist the president rededicated the nation to the cause of Freedom and civilization and promised that it never would fail to measure up to every demand presented to it in behalf of civilization. By striking across the sea in the world War. He America had sanctified again her Faith in free institutions for Peoples everywhere. Quot wherever men Are free a said tha president a they Are wont to give thought to our country s services in freedoms cause. Today the sons and daughters of other lands Are placing with Loving hands their laurels on american Graves. Our memorial Day is become an International at. The con Tsion of the address sir Auckland aides the British ambassador Sec need the sentiment by placing on the american Flag beside the president i Wreath of roses presented by the people of the United kingdom and her dominions a in undaunted memory of the sacrifices that America has made for individual the at Arlington with their Back Quot found of thousands of d on Page seven anti soviets Are winning in Vladivostok by a dated press Tokio my 31st.�?anti bolshevik leaders who 1 ave established a new Vladivostok g Vernm to have extended their authority i northwestward where they Are in Possession of the cities of bask and Grodek ovo says an official report received Here. By associated press Portland May 30.�?joe Peters i the probably was fatally injured late bodies of two girls with stones tied a Day when his air plane crashed at to their necks. The Rose City Speedway during the none of the bodies have been Iden motor Cycle races titled. Detectives say that it is Evi factions War result of fall Over grains Bill in Springfield the gourmand by associated press Belfast May 30.�?with the election of p. Of Neill. Nationalist for Down the Ulster parliament is Complete it is made up of forty unionists six sinn seiners and six nationalists. Tin corporation has granted sir James Craig the Ulster Leader permission to use the City Hall for the preliminary meeting of the new parliament which will take place june 7 and the opening ceremony will occur june 21st. Where is the War time figure of sex Soldier by associated press London Mav 12. The tailors say that the former Soldier is losing his soldierly figure. His Chest which in wartime was where a soldiers Chest ought to he Lias now slipped Down to where it ought not to be and his Waist measure intent has developed extensively. The result is that the Beautiful figure of the Man of 1319 has become rare and fatness and flab Biness say the tailors have taken the place of thinness and muscle. A it makes my regimental heart bleed to see the Sloppy Way in which former soldiers now carry themselves a said one who served As a sergeant tailor in the War a look at that old tape measure hanging on the Wall. Note the Finger Marks about 32 Inch line. That was the average measurement of the War Waist. Compare it with the Finger Marks on this peace measure which shows that the present Waist is from 36 to 49 inches. My customers used to be like the letter i. Today they we like an so by associate de press Williamson w. V., May 30.�?the j killing of two persons in the William a son District was reported to the state j police late today. The shooting occurred on Pond Creek in Pike county ky., and while the authorities Here had no details they said the killing was entirely foreign to Hie recent disorders along the West Virginia Kentucky Border. The authorities said tonight that the situation along the tug River was quiet. May recognize Mexico now in Short time by associate de press Mexico City Mexico May 30.�?developments in the negotiations Between president Obregon and George t. Summerlin the american charge do affaires relative to the memorandum of the state department in Washington have reached a stage where it is freely predicted h re that recognition of the present mexican government by the United states is possible within a Short time. It is known that the memorandum presented by the charge to the president yesterday was in such form that the mexican president could by his Mere personal signature make recognition by the United states virtually assured. It is also known that the document which May be signed by president Obregon is in no sense a treaty or protocol but merely a written guarantee that certain requests of the United states government will be complied wih. Chief among these is ample Protection for american lives and property in Mexico a Zahag amp amp a by associated press Springfield 111., May 31st.�?Farmers from All sections of Illinois swarmed into Springfield on special trains today to make a stand before the Cal Gile h. Sanderson a photographer Eago Board of Trade against Tho Dent that passengers on the Danube Sci Joe Reeves were in the plane a Lentz Grain Exchange Bill pending in rive ate tailing victims to murderous and were slightly Hurt. Pet the House. The Bill has passed the Heinds. Pis was bleeding internally when sex i Senate. a Cate Horn t he wreck. The party j emissaries of the Illinois Agricula i had been taking moving pictures of j Ture asso., hackers of the Bill were the races and the crash occurred at on hand today in an Effort to duplicate in the House their Victory in the Senate. J the entering wedge of Townly ism in Illinois was the Label Hung on the Lentz Bill by president Griffin of the a Chicago Board of Trade. Senator Lentz said he expected to Call up tha companion measure the Bill prohibit i ing transactions in futures in the sen i ate tomorrow. The lower turn of the Speedway. Prohibition Bill vetoed by governor by associated press Madison wis., May 31st. The Matheson prohibition enforcement Hill was vetoed today by governor Blaine on the ground that it is Indeli Nile and Uncertain and in conflict with the Federal volstead act. In his message to the Assembly he attacked the anti Saloon league plans on foot to electrify whole nation by associated press Chicago May 30.�?plans for the lobby which Drew up the measure As launching of a Gigantic electric Light pernicious and asked that a new an i a newer a Loument program a Enio Keement i 11 be passed which has Tio wide in s Ope will be unfolded no evidence of their Handiwork. Will disband when it is Safe says general by associated press Ober Grogan upper Silesia May 31 a German defense organizations in National water Ower this City and in other towns West of plans for Bush Niwor at the forty fourth annual convention of the National electric Light association to be held Here beginning tomorrow and lasting until june 3. Development plans will be discussed which Call for Tho expansion of the Industry and Tho expenditure of millions of dollars for the purpose of extending the service of electrical Energy to Amer an Industry. Elentri Ficat of steam railroads develop rent develop Mont. The Oder River will disarm and Dis a which Fitwi hand As soon As inter Allied authority i electric res has been reestablished in upper Sil powerful d Esia a said general von Hoeffer com 1 Mander of German guards in this City yesterday. He added that the allies should he a thankful that the germans had organized these men and had maintained order instead of trying to disarm and disband the def Esse troops Industry from 11 Xart of the co Fiat this critical j try. Genei 1 Sion will by held a we did not want to keep these men every morn it a in the afternoon under arms a moment longer than the convention. 1 split up into necessary a he went on a but we must Lions at wide \ Rylous Phav of to 1 protect Industry a problem a Fol by Plath seed Tho connecting of the Trees of the nation into a rib uting systems and scores of of r subjects will occupy the attention of the Delegate during the four Days session. More than 3,000 delegates and Thor wives Are expected and they Wilt in dude the leading men of the electrical

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