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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 30, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota 8 pages Sims 8 pages Freeborn county to m est then t a six year Alberi Lea Enterprise forty ninth year Albert Lea. Minnesota. Wednesday March 30, 1921 a number thirteen volume fifteen five Daylight bandits get $20,000 explosion kills six injures Many in Chicago tues. Off showmen by associated press Oelwein March 29th.�?an order was issued Here yesterday notifying employees of the Chicago great Western shops that a Layoff would take effect on saturday april 2d. The order affects the entire shop s personnel of 1.400 men. The employees a d the Layoff is caused because of their refusal to accept a 20 per cent wage Cut. Unexplained blast blows Ware to la. Y House to pieces within two Miles of business District tears porches from houses shatters windows blocks away. As yet death list is not definitely known. By associated press Chicago mar. 29th.�?at least six and perhaps twice that number of persons were killed and scores of others were Hurt when an unexplained explosion blew to pieces a warehouse on bar Ber Street about two Miles Southwest of the downtown District today. Police theories of the cause ranged from bombing faulty Gas Mains starch and flour dust and fireworks. The building a one Story Brick Structure was filled with grocery Stock but the police also Learned that a Quantity of fireworks had been stored in the basement. The concussion was so great that timbers and bricks were thrown hundreds of feet and windows in department stores several blocks a Way were shattered. In the immediate Vicinity of the warehouse scarcely a pane of Glass was left intact. Porches were torn from houses and apart ment buildings cornices were ripped Loose. Witnesses of the Accident said that there were two reports in rapid Success the first Low in tone was succeeded by a deafening crash. Convention to oust Frazier As governor anti nonpartisan meet today at devils Lake to consider re Call of North Dakota officials. By associated press devils Lake n. I mar. 20.�?delegates began arriving Here today from All parts of North Dakota for the convention of anti nonpartisan Here tomorrow. Proposals to attempt the recall of governor Lynn Frazier and certain other North Dakota officials elected with nonpartisan league endorsement will be considered. The convention will continue through thursday. The convention was called by the committee of Twenty one the directing organisation of the anti non partisan forces composed of an equal number of members from the Independent voters association and democratic and Republican parties. The recall convention grows out of investigation of the state owned industries. Founded by the league at. The last session of the state legislature at Bismarck. Both houses of the legislature held separate investigations As to the manner in which the nonpartisan state officials have been conducting the various parts of the league s Industrial program especially the Bank of North Dakota. The independents who controlled the House of representatives and therefore the House investigating committee charge the state administration with Gross inefficiency in the conduct of the states affairs As a re suit of its investigation while the committee of the Senate controlled by Hie nonpartisan claimed that its investigation showed tie affairs of the state were being properly administered and that the Bank of North Dakota was in sound financial condition. Nonpartisan endorsed members of the state supreme court also May be included in the proposed reach should the convention decide upon such an election. The independents charge that the supreme court failed to investigate fully the Smitn Donavian american Bank of Fargo affair in neglecting to summon before it actor Rey general William Lemke and state Bank examiner E. Loft hut. About 1.000 delegates Are expected for the convention the first of its kind Ever held in the state which will decide whether to file with the Secretary of state petitions calling for the recall of governor Frazier attorney general Lemke and others. Petitions already have been circulated throughout the state calling for such action but whether they will be filed remains for the convention to decide when it meets Here tomorrow fifteen killed in Essen riots by associated press Essen Germany March 29th.�? fifteen rioters were killed and forty others wounded in a clash with the Security police Here. The attempt to bring on a general strike in this Region has so far failed. No action is taken on state police Bill by associated press i St. Paul mar. �?z9th.�?police chiefs of Minneapolis St. In aul and Duluth and f. A Whittier parole agent of the Stillwater prison and members of the j Senate and House were heard today on i representative George Wickers Bill for a state police commissioner in the judiciary committee of the House of Epes it Nta Tivee no action was taken by the committee. Dawes will make inquiry by associated press Washington mar. 29th. A commit tee of eleven headed by Charles g. Dawes of Chicago who served As brigadier general with the american expeditionary forces was appointed by president Harding to conduct an into the administration War risk Bureau particularly for vocational training and care and treatment of wounded or impaired service men generally. Dublin Castle officer shot by associated press Duban mar. 29th.�?cap�?Tain Rees one of the officials of Dublin Castle was shot dead this morning outside his hotel in Drury Street Here it was announced in an official statement from the Castle. Four men comprised the party Winch did the shooting. Struck by Bat Over heart and died instantly Panama May be sorry if she refuses such action might Lead to the withdrawal of u. S. Friendly officials. By associated press Panama mar. 29.�?refusal on the part of Panama to accept the decision of chief Justice White of the United Stales supreme court fixing the Boundary Between that country and Costa Rica might Lead to serious consequences for Panama declared the message of president Porras which was read yesterday before the extraordinary session of the National Assembly. I president Porras asserted that non i acceptance of the White award would result in the United states withdrawing her Friendly offices which recently ended hostilities with Costa Rica and that warfare would be resumed. He declared that Costa Rica would receive arms and support from other Central american republics while Panama would be without Means of defense. The committee also will consider the reply of Panama which has been drafted and approved by a conference of prominent citizens. This projected reply would oppose acceptance of the award and would suggest that other Means of a aching a peaceful Settle j men be found. The committee was Given five Days in which to make its report administration loaders stated last night that they believed the National Assembly would not accept the responsibility of recommending definite action Cne Way or the other on the White award. They asserted it would again place the Burden upon the executive department. An unexpected adjournment of the session prevented a full outline of the administrations program being Given the Assembly. President por As. In Bis message did not make specification of the proposed $1,000,000 internal loan. The paragraph of the presid tial message relative to the Panama reply of the note from Secretary Hughes Fol lows a the executive has taken into consideration the gravest situation created As a result of the american note and has drafted a reply which the foreign office will submit to the Assembly this reply has not As yet been forwarded. Since the executive department considers it As comprising resolutions of vital importance to the county. Which cannot be taken by a single governmental department. The reply discusses with the calmness and respect due the United states govern went and people the viewpoints of both governments and it is presumed that further study of the question b the United states government will permit the finding of a peaceful and decorous solution which while settling forever this lamentable controversy a ill at the same time contribute toward the re establishment of peace Between Panama and Costa Rica. It is necessary in adopting this measure however to be counselled by Well understood prudence and patriotic and that we take into account the alternatives whim., be the result of the attitude assumed by profiteers petition in bankruptcy filed today to be ousted by associated press Milwaukee wis., March 29th.�?an involuntary petition in bankruptcy against the John Obenberger forge co., whose liabilities Are said to be approximately $900,000. Was filed to Day. Judge Jerger signed the order requiring the company to show cause Why a receiver should not be appointed. Arguments were to be heard late today. The court also Issue d an injunction restraining anyone from taking pos session of any of the company s property. Going to help Settle Case of u. S. Is. Japan Saint Paul Bank is robbed tues. Noon from Church of Cash and Bonds by associated press Athens mar. 29th. Former Premier Venezelos is going to Japan to be the guest of the Mikado who asked him to arbitrate difficulties pending Between Japan and the United states says a London dispatch to the newspaper Patria. That a the ruling adopted by the Pittsburg Baptist ministers association this morning. By associated press Pittsburgh pa., mar. 29.�?a Resolution under which a rent profiteers would be ousted from the churches adopted by the Pittsburgh Baptist ministers association was made pub lie Here today. Unwarranted rent and j Vances constitute an unchristian i a Pharis deism a according to the a so a Lulion which urged All Pittsburgh ministers to commit gouging landlords to take a prominent part in Community protests against these wrongs and i to use the influence of their minis i trial associations to prevent new burdens of greedy extortion being Mipos de upon the general Public. Officials of the Baptist organization said that they would urge the Pittsburgh Union ministerial association to adopt a similar Resolution. Revolutionists capture Minsk by associated press London March 29.�?minsk, an important City in Western Russia has been captured by revolutionaries says a Copenhagen Dis Patch to the Exchange Telegraph company quoting Helsin fors advices. The eighth bolshevik army i6 declared to have joined the revolutionists who have formed a democratic White russian Republic. Kiev is said to be surrounded by rebellious peasants and the communists there Are adopting terrorist measures. Sex emperor Fords weekly Charles sees newbies Are monarchists taken to jail for perforated License tags by associated press St. Paul. Minn., March 29.�?a Bill before the Minnesota legislature would require automobiles to have perforated License tags so traffic offi cers could get their numbers More readily at night. By associated press Vienna mar. 29. Former emperor Charles of Austria Hungary was in Vienna sunday and met a group of monarchists there according to information today from most reliable quarters. The former emperor it was stated vent from Here to Budapest but leu that City within a few hours at the request of the hungarian government. Four Are killed at hanging of Judas Iscariot by associated press Gua Tamela City Guatemala mar. 28 Misc Leanous crowd composed most y of boys was engaged in celebrating the hanging of Judas Iscariot in effigy this morning when a detachment o soldiers appeared. The Soldi is wer stoned by the crowd and retaliated with Rifle fire killing four and wound ing seven. Industrial league May not enter the Case in Asso i item press Ltd it. M in. 29.�?the United states railway labor Board today de a lived to permit the National Industrial traffic league to enter the rules Case now before the Board. Hearing of the Petitioner would not be helpful and would not be in the Public interest said the Board. The decision also urged that to admit this organization As a party contestant would result in opening the Gates to dozens of similar bodies and perhaps prolong the hearing for a year. By associated press St. Louis mo., mar. 28.�?three newsboys were arrested Here this afternoon on peace disturbance charges a a crying the Saie of Henry Fords publication the Dearborn Independent in violation of a recent police regulation. They were the first arrested under the regulation since it was issued March 19, last., As a result of the anti semitic Campaign being conducted by the paper. W. E. Blanchard of Detroit a representative of the publication explained that lie instructed the boys to a cry Quot the Sale It and get arrest d so a test could be mad of the legality of the a Guha Tion. Will attempt to Salvage ship by associated press Sun of Ste. Marie mich., mar. 28.�? \ Pernach of the navigation season on like Superior finds local interest in Arii e circles entered around pos abilities for salvaging the Steamer a a a a a Ancis j Widlar and the i Ness of re j for further use. The Francis Widlar went on the rocks at Pancake Shoals on the night of november 18, last. Ever sin e thru the cd Aff has been subjected to 1 e Waves and ice. Preparations Are being n Ade by owners to visit the scene of the it Oael de ship just As soon As the kit open contract for wrecking the Steamer will be let it is Underwood at an Early Date by the insurance company which underwrote the Widlar. Although More than $200,000 was spent last fall in trying to pull the vessel off the rocks Little is said to have been accomplished. The Francis Widlar was the property of the Becker steamship company of Cleve land. Two Are killed in Street fight by associated press Alessandria mar. 29.�?two persons were killed and several injured in fighting Between nationalists and socialists Here last night. The police have restored order and have made a number of arrests. Requiem mass for Cardinal Gibbons today by associated press Baltimore md., mar. 29th members of the different Catholic order filled the Cathedral this morning a the second of the series of special requiem Nases for the repos of the soul of the late Cardinal Gibbons. Of ter the services the Public resumed its slow March past the cardinals by by associated press Blacksburg Van a mar. 28.�?law-r Nee s. Sumner of Norfolk at the Virginia polytechnic Institute was almost instantly killed Here yester Day when a baseball Bat slipped from the hands of his classmate Otis Forbes and struck him above the heart. Forbes is prostrated and is in the College Hospital under physicians care. Peonage in Georgia being investigated by associated press Washington mar. 28, report As been received Here concerning he arrest of John Williams Jasper unto Farmer charged with peonage and murder officials at the department of Justice said today although cents of the department have been re estimating alleged conditions in hat Section of Georgia for some a it e. In the matter of the murders it was said the state authorities ave the Case wholly in hand but fear was expressed that the deaths of the negroes would materially hamper peonage prosecutions by the Federal authorities. Officials described the Section where the bodies of the negroes were found As one of the worst for peonage known to the department and that there As in other parts of the country investigation was difficult because of local feeling. Pap you know what to w if i was Yoo wait. Until y0me pm and loopy night after ail it no pirp5 have owe boost and then Yow the a it p0n r Leavel any hapkek5. Wye those Piros vote for strike in Cleveland packing plants by associated press Cleveland o., mar. 28.-�?a strike in protest against wage reductions and changes in working conditions which went into effect in Cleveland packing houses today was voted at a r ass meeting attended by 850 employees John Blaha International or Ranier for the amalgamated meat cutters and Butcher workers Union announced tonight. The employees also voted to abide a the referendum now being taken in Western packing House centers on the Washington agreement Blaha said but an Effort will be made to adjust the local differences before a strike is called. The wage reductions amount to 8 cents an hour for butchers and 15 per cent for common labourers the former now receiving 50 cents an hour and the latter 35 to 40. Local plants Are operating on a ten hour Day the 44 per week guaranty being discontinued Holdup men walked into Bank struck Down cashier and Teller and disappeared in Auto. Three customers lined up against Wall but not harmed. Police have Auto tag number As Only clue. By associated press St. Paul March 29�?five men walked into the City Bank of St. Paul shortly after 1 p. M. Today and struck Down the cashier and a woman Teller with the butt of their revolvers and escaped with Cash and Bonds valued at $20,000. The men were seen to leave the Bank jump into a waiting automobile and disappear out toward seventh Street. Three customers were in the Bank at the time the robbers entered and were lined up against the Wall but were not molested. A. F. Kalscheur cashier was knocked unconscious by the Leader of the bandits and called the police when tie recovered. The Only clue to the identity of the robber is the number of the License tags on the machine in which they were Riding. Camp de luxe wanted by the Lumberjacks by associated p Van am a or b. C., a. 27 a a i a Ltd ing tub for every Lumbe Jack no cooties around the Camp at in it meals to be staved on a he n China. The old logging Camp will look the same again. That is if a i lumber workers Union Quot put of Cyl a list of proposed amendments to the British Columbia health Iet and a workmen a compensation act submit Ted to members of the legislature of their consideration. The men want a change of Pillow slips sheets and blankets once a week bunkhouses to be limited to six persons Only. Single Beds for each cleansing and disinfection of quarters regularly. Abolition of All enamelled Ware and substitution of China for eating ten j Sils chipped enamel being considered dangerous to health All food supplies in Camps to be carefully screened and protected from flies and other vermin and Many other improvements. Mile Gale sweeps n. York killing two wind sunroofs buildings blows Down Walls uproot Trees. Brooklyn child is killed when Frame Structure collapses. By associated press new York March 28.�?an 80 mile Gale swooping Clown on new York late today Tore off roofs uprooted Trees caused accidents resulting in at least two deaths and brought a touch of real Winter. The temperature dropped from 78 at 2 p. M. To 37 degrees at 10 of clock with indications of a further drop. The weather Bureau declared the Gale to be mostly local in character but part of a general storm in the East. Reports from Plainfield n j., declare a Hurricane Cut a half mile path through that town. The temperature dropped rapidly with a heavy downfall of rain coming on the heels of the Squall. Later it turned into sleet and Hall. The deaths reported were those of a Brooklyn chid playing in a Frame Structure and an unidentified woman struck by an automobile. The Frame Structure collapsed then what spectators described As a a whirling Clouds at Ruck it and reduced it to a pile of debris. Firemen worked three hour before the child a body was recovered. The woman was found pinned under an Auto Moblin and police believed she walked into it while temporarily blinded by the storm. It was in Brooklyn the greater part of the damage was done. The Walls of a synagogue under construction in Flatbush were blown to the ground. Reports from Somerville n. J., told of the wrecking of a building 60 feet High. The sudden drop in temperature aroused fears for the safety of the enormous Pear peach and Plum crop in Southern new Jersey where the i Trees Are covered with developed buds continued lows temperature it was we dieted would cause a loss exceeding a $1,000,000 in that Stu qty

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