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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 18, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota 8 pages it mrs \ 8 pages a Avion a 3siwdu31n3 v31 -lh38�?oi v six year u��l-s3wij. Ajl Hoo nh0833bdnmth year Albert Lea. Minnesota. Wednesday. May 18, 1921 in m in l to aunty Volm vow fifteen situation is threatening in Coal War firing continues in West Virginia Kentucky trouble zone. Young wife of mine Foreman enters mix up. Mingo county authorities declare the situation a a soldering Volcano a and ask for Federal troops. By associated press Williamson w. Va., May 17th. A although hostilities have ceased practically on the Wes Vir Ginia Kentucky Border where the Industrial controversy has caused warfare activities Are increasing behind the Battle lines according to authorities Here. I he state police have been stationed at strategic Points and Are ready for a renewal of the firing. Officials of Mingo county West Virginia have sent repeated petitions to governor Morgan to urge that Federal troops he sent into the District and martial Law be declared in the affected territory. Williamson w. Va., May 17th. A Mingo county authorities today were waiting for a reply to their latest Appeal to governor Morgan asking that he urge the War department to Send Federal troops into the Battle zone in the West Virgira Kentucky Border District. The Appeal forwarded last night informed the executive that the situation was critical adding that further outbreaks the tug River front were expected. Kentucky National guards men on duty at Points of Vantage on the Kentucky Side of the Stream continued their search for persons suspected of having taken part in the Battle. Williamson. W. Va., May 17. A fir ing on the Crystal Block Coal company head House at bawl w. A. Broke out Early last night according to reports received Here by Captain j. Brookus at state police head quarters. It was the first disorder reported during the Day in the Ken Tucky wept Virginia Border trouble zone. The shots were fired Captain Brockus said from the Kentucky mountains and lasted but a few minutes. Shortly before the report of the shooting at Rawl was received capt Bowkus had sent a message to gov Morgan at Charleston saving that All was quiet hut that the situation was Quot distinctly threatening All along tin an associated press correspondent had traversed the trouble zone from Rawl to Sprigg with capt. Brocku and a detachment of state police an hour earlier without hearing a shot evidences of the in ties of the last few Days however were plentiful a Rawl Merriman and Sprigg. House and stores in these towns were riddled with bullets and windows mirrors and show cases were shattered a coat hanging in one House at Sprigg in which six men and two women took Refuge front the fire was widely known Man died in Minneapolis by associated press Minneapolis May 17th.�? George a. Brackett eighty five years old second mayor of Minneapolis Anu one of the most widely known residents of the Northwest died at 7 15 this morning at his Home in Minneapolis. He suffered a paralytic stroke saturday became unconscious sunday afternoon and remained so until he died. Members of the family and inti mate friends were at his bedside when the end came. Advertising brought too Many results by associated press Chicago May 17.�?-the s. Film Exchange brought about its own downfall by advertising t was disclosed today on the dissolution of the company by police and the recovery irom four lads from 8 to 11 years old of a Large number of Well known movie thrillers. Exhibitors turned in to a Large film distribution Agency copies of letters offering to rent for $1 a Day and smaller sums four to six reel films which usually rent for several Hun died dollars. Police traced the literature to Leo Karde Lasinski his brother and two other boys who Are said to have confessed taking the films out of the Exchange under their Coats during frequent visits to their offices. Leo today refused a Job with the film Exchange announcing he was grim to become a competitor some Day. Referendum of Farmers on legislation nation wide quiz of farm Bureau to bring out individual ideas on fifteen questions of agricultural legislation now pending in u. S. Congress. By associated press St. Paul May 1/th.�?approxt-mately two million Farmers will vote in a nationwide referendum on legislation now pending before Congress officials of the Minnesota farm Bureau federation announced today. The referendum covering fifteen questions of agricultural nature will be conducted on the plan adopted by the Minnesota federation in registering the opinions of Minnesota Farmers on Bills which came up before the last session of the state legislature. The Call for the National referendum issued today by the farm Bureau Marks the first attempt in the United states to give individual Farmers scattered throughout the forty eight sates an Opportunity to express themselves on questions under consideration in Congress officials said. Minnesota to go Back to state grading by associated press St. Paul May 17th.�?the Minnesota Grain grades in effect immediately prior to the adoption of the Federal Grain growing system probably will be established for Minnesota a state business As a result of the refusal of Henry Wallace Secretary of agriculture to modify the Federal grades n. J. Holmberg state commissioner of agriculture said today. A favourable report ordered on David Blair naval Bill May have Borah amendment this requests the president to Call a disarmament conference. Poindexter will support the amendment. The Bill has been meeting with much opposition ail around. By associated press Washington May 17th.�?the Borah amendment to the naval appropriation Bill requesting the president to Call a naval disarmament conference will he adopted under agree ment reached today in the sen ate Between opposing factions. Senator Poindexter Republican Washington in charge of t he Bill announced he would support the Borah amendment and expected general support from the Senate. Washington May 16th.�?the $500,-000,000 naval appropriation Bill was unable to make headway against the order signing of paper Money to pay workers Katzowitz upper Silesia May 17th. A Adalbert Korfanty Leader of the polish insurgent movement in upper Silesia issued an ultimatum to the Industrial interests in the District today directing them to sign a specially issued Pollish silesian paper currency to relieve the Money Stringency brought on by the refusal of the German Reich Bank to transport 250,000. 000 Mark into the District to pay the miners wages. Korfanty a action was taken because of fear that enraged workers might destroy German property in the area that encouragement might be Given to what appeared to be a growing tendency toward bolshevism and to pre vent possible sabotage. Korfanty is strengthening his Frontier tones. Selection for Good of service says Sec. Hayes re associated press Washington May 17.�?Only the Quot Good of the service Quot will be considered in selecting the Man from among the three highest for certification to the president for appointment As postmaster postmaster general Hays declared today in discussing the recent executive order of president Harding on the matter. Congressmen and senators will naturally be heard by the department As to the qualification by associated press Washington May 17th.�?the sen ate finance committee ordered today a favourable Leport on the nomination of David h. Blair of Winston Salem North Carolina to be commissioner of internal Reven e. The n port was ordered without a Roll Call vote. Hail played havoc on Idaho fails streets by associated press Idaho Falls Idaho May 16.�?a Vio Lent Hail storm at 3 40 this afternoon smashed in windows All Over town broke practically All of the lights off the lamp posts on eight or ten business streets smashed in automobile tops and is estimated to have done thousands of dollars of damage. Woman accused of killing six year old child Little Max Ernest of Detroit strangled to death thrown into Marsh. Father thinks woman killed boy to avenge some fancied wrong in business dealing. By associated press Detroit mich., May 17.�?mrs. Elizabeth Lewin 58 years old held at the woman a detention Home since saturday on a charge of abducting Max Ernest six years old faced a charge of murder today following the finding last night of the boys body. The lad had been strangled and the body thrown into a Marsh on the East Side where two boys found it while picking dandelions. Early today after he had questioned mrs. Lewin several hours James w. Inches police commissioner declared he was thoroughly convinced that mrs. Lewin killed the Ernest child. Officers planned to question her further today and also to investigate her mental condition. Her arrest was asked by Frank e. Ernest the child a father who told authorities he believed she might have kidnapped the boy to avenge a fancied wrong in recent business dealings. Will retire if Allied troops hold ground by associated press Oppeln upper Silesia May 17th.�?the polish executive com in Silesia of which Adaberto Korfanty is president has telephoned to the inter Allied commission Here stating the insurgents now Are ready to retire sufficiently to in sure immediate cessation of hostilities with the germans provided the ground they obtained is occupied by allies and not by Ger Man troops. Attacked girl and now he goes to state prison peal. Manufacturers state stand on present crisis mrs. Bergdoll gets a year in Atlanta Penn. Banker and son bound Over to grand jury by associated press Tuscola 111., May 17th.�?m. T quirk president and his son John cashier of the Areola state Bank at Areola were arraigned today in jus Tice court on charges of forgery in connection with the closing of the Bank yesterday and were bound Ovet to the grand jury. The men Wen specifically charged with forgery of two notes. But if she pays her $7,000 Fine before second monday in june shoe goes free. Her eldest son John and or. Sun spots just Romig a Friend of the family beginning say received same sentence. The sky experts opposition of advocates of the Borah of applicants or. Hays said adding proposal for a disarmament Confer that this meant democrats s Well As ence and reduction in appropriations. Lengthy addresses by senators Pomerene Democrat of Ohio and la found to contain 17 Bullet holes. The Follette Republican Wisconsin pre eight persons escaped injury although the House had been shattered. Continued on Page two submarine r-14 sails into port with Odd wings by associated press Hilo t. He a May 16.�?submarine vented and amendments from being cached and when adjournment was taken the latter had not completed his argument. It was expected however i hat disposition of amendments would probably be begun late Tomor Row. Both senators Pomerene and la Fol Lette declared that great expenditures now were unnecessary and in View of the condition of the Treasury and the country inexpedient. Senator Pomerene supported the Borah amendment and also advocated one republicans. Selections made by the civil service commission under the orders of former president Wilson but not confirmed by the Senate will be ignored and new examinations held for such vacancies she postmaster general asserted. By associated press Philadelphia May 17. A mrs. Emma Bergdoll was today sentenced a the Federal District court to one year and one Day in the Atlanta Penitentiary for conspiracy to Aid her sons Grover c. And Erwin a Bergdoll to desert the United states army and was fined a total of $7,000. Judge Dickenson in imposing sentence announced that the prison sentence would be remitted if the Fine is paid within a present term of court ending the second monday in june. The same conditional sentence was imposed on John a. Braun mrs. Bergdolld a eldest son who changed his name because of the notoriety caused by Grover a escapade and on James e. Romig a Friend of the family. By associated press Washington May 17.�?Sun spots do not control terrestrial weather but Are More or less related to aur oras Earth currents and terrestrial magnetism according to the United states weather Bureau. If there i any relation Between terrestrial mag net ism and auroras on the one hand and the weather on the other a state ment issued today said it was quite obscure. Discussing Sun spots the state ment said a time of minimum Sun spotted Ness is just beginning and will continue from one to three years and the present spot is Only one of a nuni her of outbursts which May be expected during that period. The pub lie need feel no concern regarding their effect on the Earth a weather it was added. Off with the old on with the new r 14 arrived Here today under a jury of his own to clothe the president Rig after exhausting her Oil supplies with authority to suspend capital ship while out on search for to e missing construction for six months Navy tug Conestoga. The r-14 had senator Lafollette declared that sails made from hammocks and mat the Navy building program was a tresses supported on masts and i a waste of the Peoples the Yards made from steel bunk rods. Capital ships would become obsolete officers of the submarine reported in five years he said adding that with their Oil gave out May 10, when they development of air Craft submarines were 150 Miles West of Here. The and seacoast defense the United submarine had 10,000 Gallons of Oil states would be impregnable from at aboard when she left Pearl Harbor tack w any pm wer or combination of but when the Reserve tanks were Powers. Called on they were empty the Offley senator Pomerene said that reject. ,.lions of the Borah amendment would 1 wireless Call for help. A Der med ? Rai tic?1.ly.<�?oy thu Hope of to a companion submarine the r 12 was sent jut when the situation was the world for disarmament. The demands for disarmament final caused senator Poindexter re pub discovered but no answer was ref a a Cei Ved. Lieutenants a. S. Douglas lican in charge of the Bill to state that Ino information had been submitted to and r. T. Gallenmore and 27 in s e sll0w any extravagance in the pro men were aboard the r-14. Posed naval purchases. Senators Pomerene replied that Honolulu t. H., May .6. Rear. Wujen a officers with Gold lace whip Miral w. , commanding or j a Yap members of the naval Eom Navy forces Here said today that the Mitte a i hysteria and voted for Call for help sent out by the r 14 had Large been caught and relayed Here by a he senator Borah interjected that Mili r-12 and that the latter bout had Ary expenditures were holding up been ordered to her Aid. However. Projects like Soldier Relief Western he said when the u-12 reached the reclamation and other developments position named by the r-14, that ves in his criticism of the Hill senator Sel was not to be found according to Follette said that a great financial reports to him. The Admiral said interests desired a powerful Navy to the r-14 could have made port by protect their interests. He introduced using her electric propulsion a Para amendment providing tha none us but her officers apparently had re of the american War crafts should be served that for an emergency and used in a coerce or compel collection m a a a a a a a a a a committee is swamped with tax ideas suggestions for revision of Laws heard. There was defense for excess profits tax also plans for reduced taxes and elimination of some taxes. Others urged a sales tax. By associated press Washington May 17.�?the Senate finance committee was swamped at hearings yesterday with suggestions for revision of the Federal tax Law. It heard for the first time a vigorous defense of the excess profits tax As by associated press Well As pleas for reduced taxes and Chicago May 16.�?herbert Prentice elimination of alleged discriminatory Crane son of a wealthy manufacturer provisions against business was sentenced today to from one to c. C. Ranch of Indianapolis and Twenty years in the Penitentiary. He George m. Graham of Buffalo speak was recently found guilty by a jury of in amp for the National automobile Chain having attempted to attack a thirteen Ber of Commerce chief witnesses from year old girl. In imposing the sen the Industrial ranks urged removal of tence judge c. M. Thomson of the the excess profits luxury excise criminal court overruled a motion for transportation and consumption taxes a new trial. Attorneys for Crane serv Archibald Harris of Chicago a de notice that they would file an a it certified Publ a accountant was the Champion of the excess profits tax t several committee members said they i Felt sentiment throughout the country was practically a unit for repeal of that Section of the Laws. Or. Harris also urged exemption of corporation dividends from personal income sur taxes. Frank e. Seidman of grand rapids Michigan suggested a tax on Undis by associated press tribute earnings of corporations to new York May 17.�?abrogation of make Good losses caused by repeal of he National agreements on the rail he i re fits tax. He proposed taxes a oads. Support of the open shop and similar to the graduated rates on per he enactment of a sales tax Law. 9onal incomes As the proper method were urged by Stephen a. Nason of Mealins with undistributed earn president of the National association bl�8 f manufacturers in his annual Nies attempts of officials during the War a a age delivered today at the Assoc a t0 differentiate Between essential and ions 26th annual convention. Non essential industries has left hard spots in the nations commercial life or. Graham said. Or. Ranch stressed the need of the country for an equilibrium Between Supply and demand. He declared increasing the tax Burden would make More remove restoration of the business balance. Both or. Ranch and or. Graham declared that if additional taxes were necessary the sales tax should be employed. J the subject of High taxes also Gotre i a Onia the Senate floor during the Day. Daniel Willard president of b. Genator la Follette Republican of amp o. Tell a few fact. In re Wisconsin a member of the commit tee charged that there was a very Gard to railroads and their definite trend among members of the 1 finance committee of a shift the tax operation in undertaking to murder from the Rich to the great _. D. Common he declared it was How outcome of private alm08t certain that repeal of the sex ownership in last nine months tax would be recommend. De by the committee and that it would by associated press 180 Quot eve further and reduce the High Washington May 16.�?private own a ship of railroads in the United states cannot continue if Railroad operating costs when fair return on capital is considered continue to exceed revenues Daniel Willard pres cl_r\i7 a Dent of the Baltimore amp Ohio Tesfil we Kulko led today before a Senate investigate i no committee. At the same time or. Willard said he Railroad situation insofar As de Nession and Lack of earnings were concerned differed a Only in degrees delegates representing approximately from that now being encountered in 50,000 members of the Craft today at it ther industries. General economic tended the opening session Here of the conditions and the difficulties in fifteenth biennial convention of the countered in Federal War time opera Boot and shoe workers Union and Laid hons of the carriers he added were the ground work for the proceedings in his opinion largely responsible of the convention from which it is for present difficulties and he ex-1 panned to evolve measures for pressed Confidence that private own-1 strengthening the organization to pro Reship would justify itself financially j text the wage Scales of the shoe and work out under present Law and trades. Government policy. Theja int report of Collis Lovely chairman Cummins of the Senate general president and c. L. Blaine committee had previously expressed general Secretary treasurer both of the opinion that the Quot railroads can Boston emphasizing the necessity for not. Last a if 1920 returns from opera a strengthening the Union was endorsed lion Are to continue an opinion unanimously. Agreed in by Julius Kruttschnitt. Committees will report later in the chairman of the Southern Pacific week. Board the first witness heard. A the Baltimore amp Ohio chief Al Tim Phr c Ai i though remarking upon the a favor 1 Btu Eiliv Able returns from present Railroad operations said the government policy i of insuring a 5% per cent return had Given investors Confidence in the ultimate a a outcomes of operations. I defended vigorously the increased freight rates now in effect citing Sta a if Road costs exceed income they can to run or rates of sur taxes so that the possessors of a fabulous incomes will not have to pay so much into the Federal Treasury. In St. Louis by associated press St. Louis mo., May 16.�?nearly 200 Board of Trade stand a Bluff by associated press Washington May 16.�?the state-11istics on comparative costs of ment of Joseph p. Griffin president of ing wheat from Argentina and from the Clr Cago Board of Trade that the Kansas to new York. Board May withdraw from business if Federal operations had resulted in the Bill by the House to regu turning Back 40 per cent of the late dealings in Grain futures become freight rolling Stock in bad order he a Law was characterized today by rep said due to under maintenance or a resent Tive Tincher Republican Kan Ders. The allowable percentage of Sas author of the measure a a 1 bad order cars should be about 4 per cent he explained. Quot this is an attempt on the part of statistically or. Willard under the Grain Exchange to Tell Congress took to show that private operation what it can and cannot do Quot or. During the last nine months of 1920 Tincher said. The Kansas represents and Down to Date had justified itself Tive charged that the Grain Exchange by the expeditions movement of re had changed their stand on the Bill Ord breaking quantities of freight. Quot when they were Here before the the subject of wage costs is expected agriculture committee and were con to bulk largely in his further exar Nin fronted with Tho facts of the evil or 1 at ions. Be existing condition Quot he said Quot they Frank p. Walsh attorney and w. Could not do otherwise than my a 1 Jett Lauck statistician were form in Welcome legislation a but when they by entered on the committee lists to it get Home and Are Beal eged by the Day As representatives to be heard manipulating gambling element of the for the Railroad unions affiliated with Trad they have to find a omit Cua the american federation of labor. For fighting the legislation

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