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Albert Lea Times Enterprise (Newspaper) - November 2, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota 18 pages 8 pages a Kirti Rte at forty in six year Freeborn county times Twe ninth year Albert Lea Minnesota wednesday. November 2, 1921 volume fifteen number forty four a. C. Townle Foch Pershing on the Way to i Royal Welcome Jackson jail at Kansas City j left Fargo this afternoon for Lego Aires rub sleep from their n All saints Day twin cities Enro Ute to Southern Minnesota town where he will serve time for disloyalty in time of War. By associated press Fargo nov. 1 at 3 of clock p. M. A a. C. Townley president of the National non partisan league said this Forenoon that he expected to leave this place at 3 05 this afternoon today for the twin cities Enro Ute to Jackson minn., where he will begin his ninety Day jail sentence at that place. St. Paul minn., nov. 1.�?refusal of court to i eyes and officially Welcome two former a a buddies this morning. By associated press Kansas City nov. 1, 2 p. american legion received its War time commanders marshal Foch and Gen. John j. Pershing Here today with a Welcome titling for the heroes or the leaders of a victorious army. The thousands of delegates and visitors to the National convention of lie american legion gave the two military leaders a tumultuous greeting that spoke of the affection of the american soldiers and people for the two men. After the Welcome the delegates and visitors to the conference adjourned at 10 30 this morning until to permit the delegates and visitors to attend the dedication of Kansas i tvs a memorial for its War i dead and to allow them to in the big legion Parade noon. Participate this after the United states supreme review the Case of a. C. Townley president and Joseph Gilbert former j state organizer of the National nonpartisan league sentenced to serve 90 Days in the Jackson county jail on Kansas it Ity conviction of conspiracy to encourage delegates to the disloyalty during the War ended 1 National convention Here today do mo., nov american 1.�?the legions Chicago police department renew fight for Soldier tip off raids Bonus measure states attorney attack police department for failure to give support in conducting vice raids. Second charge added to recent bootlegging charge. By associated press Chicago oct. 31. Chicago a police department the subject of Many a makeups during the past few months and said recently by chief of police Fitzmorris to be �?o50 per cent bootleggers Quot tonight was in another turmoil As the result of an attack by Robert e. Crowe states attorney. Or. Crowe after conducting a series j f vice raids for two Days announce that lie a expected to go farther and Ligate the police department it i live a lev in Ore than two years of court litigation. With the commitment of Townley to the Jackson county jail the files of one of the most interesting sedition cases in the annals of the state will be closed and end a controversy which was carried through All the possible Legal avenues at command of the bar. Joseph Gilberts commitment awaits his completion of a one year sentence imposed in the Goodhue county District court which he is serving in the county jail at red Wing. Gilbert was convicted in the Goodhue county court of violating the state espionage act. The Case that will be closed by the incarceration of the league president following the indictment of Townley and Gilbert by the april term of Jackson county grand jury in ibis on charges of conspiracy to violate the state Law against obstructing enlist ments in the United states army for the War with Germany. This precipitated the Legal controversy and attorneys for the defendants immediately filed a demurrer to the indictment alleging that no offence against the Law was shown. Judge e. C. Dean of Jackson county District court overruled the demurrer and the attorneys took an Appeal to the state supreme court. This action delayed the Case nearly a year but on May 3, 1919, the higher court upheld judge Dean and the trial of the two league leaders opened in june. They were found guilty by a jury in that court july 12, 1919. At the request of the defendants attorneys a stay of 60 Days was granted and september 15, that year judge Dean imposed a sentence of 90 Days in tie Jackson county jail. He allowed a Stuy of sentence of 60 Days in which to prepare an Appeal for a new trial. The motion in due time was presented to judge Dean who on july 27, 1920. Denied a new trial to the defendants. Townley and Gilbert then appealed to the state supreme court but on april 29, 1921, the higher court upheld the denial of judge Dean. Later Townley and Gilbert sought a petition for a re arrangement of the Case before the supreme court and on july 16, 1921 the state supreme court declined to allow a re argument. Then attorneys for the defendants again sought Relief from original rulings of the lower and higher court of the. State and petitioned the Federal supreme court to allow a writ of error but like other petitions this was Den i red. A petition then was filed with the j highest court of the land asking it to consider the Minnesota Case and on oct. 10, last the petition was form ally received also a Brief from the state attorney general opposing consideration of an Appeal. The final chapter of the Legal i alb was written when the Federal supreme j court issued its order oct. 25 refusing j to review tiie controversy. Men embezzle Texas Bank out of $2,000,000 by associated press san Antonio tex., oct. 31.�?paul and Peter of Brien Brothers for 30 years employed in the d. Sullivan amp co. Bank Here were arrested today on an indictment charging embezzle ment and theft. A total of 150 indictments were returned against each Man. The theft of More than $2,000,-000 is involved. The alleged embezzlement Are claimed to have occurred during a period of three years from Early in 1918. Recently a suit by d. Sullivan against the of Briens was settled by which the latter deeded property to Sullivan said to be Worth $1,000,000. Attorneys for the o Briens stated that a the cases will never come to trial a a declaring there was no foundation for the indictments. The sleep out of their eyes and set about a task to them most pleasant that of officially greeting their a a buddies Foch and Pershing. Indications were that the ceremony would be sufficiently vociferous to satisfy even the most ardent Admir j ers of the two International military figures. Although the big crowd veiled at every Opportunity yesterday and last night especially at night when a fight for the 1922 convention City enlivened the proceedings. Apparently there was plenty of j Power in Reserve this morning and convention Hall reverberated under the Din of shouting delegations and j state and divisional yells As the thousands whiled away the time until the official proceedings began. The greetings of marshal Foch and general Pershing was the principal business of the morning and both men were to speak. This afternoon the legions big Parade its scheduled with thousands of legion Ains members of the grand army of the re a Public and Spanish War veterans and others in the line of March. Le-1 Gion officials expected to Sandwich some convention routine into the morning proceedings after which it. Was announced the gathering would proceed to the Union station Plaza i where the memorial Kansas City is to erect in Honor of us War dead will be dedicated. An impressive program has been. Arranged. With marshal Foch Gen a Armando Diaz of Italy Gen. Baron i Jacques of Belgium. Admiral beep Tyr of great Britain Gen. Pershing and j John g. Emery of grand rapids mich., National commander of the legion participating. While the memorial is being dedicated Kansas a Ity will Send presi-1 Dent Warren g. Harding at Washington and to the nation As a whole a message of peace. The message prepared by r. A. Long president of the Liberty memorial association in the name of Kansas City will be car ried by a Dove the Emblem of peace and Good will. The message a greetings or. President. Greet Ings of peace and Good will from Kansas City. Quot Are All assembled in one place and with one Accord consecrating memorial Hill to the glory of god and the Honor of those who won the world War. Foch the marshal of France and conqueror of Germany is Here Diaz the defender of Italy is Here Jacques the redeemer of Belgium. Is Here Pershing the american. God keeps Here eighty thousand legionnaires mighty men of valor Are Here fathers Ond mothers of the glorious fallen Are Here wounded and groping heroes Are Here the mighty souls of the multitudinous dead Are Here the quickened spirit of Liberty is Here All in i one accords peace. A Virgin in White is now liberating tin imprisoned Dove with this message of peace to you and the nation. May its flight be j Swift and Strong. May ii escape the i armed Fowler. I Quot peace needs a Swift messenger it j needs defense from the dangers of i armament. Peace must become the 1 Creed of the world disarmament j must come before the code of the Nuj tons. A in the coming of peace Council May our glorious country win More j glory still by leading the War weary Cisco hot to a Roll the the other contender after a tit which was not settled until Call vote had been taken convention fight followed the Rpp Earence before the convention of Admiral Beatty who spoke of the cooperation of the american sea forces during the War and declared that the service organizations of the various entente nations offered one of Hie Best mediums for fostering the amicable relations engendered. New York City without milk by associated press new York nov. 1, 3 30 p. the first violence in connection with new Yorkus milk strike occurred this afternoon when after a running fight in which a dozen shots were fired the police arrested two men alleged to have overturned a grocer s push cart loaded with bottles of milk and had struck him on the head a milk bottle. New York nov. 1 approximately eight million people in new York City found no milk or Cream on their dumb waiters or at their Back doors this morning. The milk Wagon Driver Union is out on a strike for More wages of five dollars a week More and an annual two weeks vacation with pay. Charges made by Watson to be investigated senator Watson Democrat claims that 21 a. E. F. Soldiers were hanged on same scaffold in France without formal trial. Nations of the Earth out of the wilderness of discord and dismay info i the Canaan of peace and Prosperity i a to this end this multitude dedicates itself for this cause we sometime fought and Ever Pray for this consummation the world w aits More Milan they that watch for the morning i say More than they that watch for the officials today were already beginning preliminary preparations for the 1922 convention which will but new Orleans the Louisiana City hav j my won out last night Over san fran by associated press Washington nov. 1. Investigations to be made by a special committee to the charges of senator Watson Democrat of Georgia who said that american soldiers in France had been hanged without court martial or trial was today voted upon by the senate1 with a unanimous vote. The committee will be appointed by the president of the Senate and senator Watson will be invited to appear before the Board and produce the evidence for his charges. Senator Watson presented a Small photograph of the alleged hanging and said that his charges were True. Senator Borah Republican of Idaho examined the photograph and said that he had talked to two former service men who said that the charges were True but he stated that he would a unwillingly proceed with such Small the specs Al committee made by sen at or Cummings of Iowa who is protein president of the Senate will be headed by senator Bra Degroe Republican of Connecticut and will include senators finest Republican of Kansas Willis Republican Ohio Overn democratic from North Carolina and Pomeren. Democrat from Giro in reply 1o senator Watson a charges that Twenty one american so Diers had been hanged upon one Seal fold in France. Senator now. Republican presented an official statement made by judge advocate general of the army showing that out of a total held in of Twenty eight sentences for death in the american expeditionary forces Only nine were actually carried out. 10,000 grads expected at u Home coming elaborate decorations and programs Are being planned for former students. Iowa Minnesota game will be feature of Days events. By associated press Minneapolis pet. 29 arrangements for enter 10, alumni at the University of Minnesota a annual Homecoming Friday and saturday Are practically Complete and the students and faculty at the University will this week devote that the selves a decorating the Campus and Northrop Field where the Iowa Minnesota game will be played saturday after noon. The gophers Maroon and Gold will mingle with the Hawk eyes old cold and Black in a Tri color scheme that will bid the old grads of both schools Welcome to every building on the University Campus. Northrop Field including the goal posts and the armory and the University Gate on University Avenue Southeast will be decorated but professional de orators. The various College councils Are undertaking the decoration of College buildings and Are competing with each other for the attractive displays. All fraternities and sororities will decorate the t houses in Competition for two football blankets donated by the go operative and Ferine bookstores on the Campus. Stanley Hahn is directing tin1 decorating of the University. Entertainment of the alumni will Start Friday night with the academic alumni banquet in the Minnesota Union at 6 30 p. A at 7 30 p. M. The enormous Bonfire on the Parade will open the student alumni Pep fest. Which will be in charge of roman Bohnen chairman of the Pep u a committee and rooter King at Minnesota. The rooters will adjourn to a monster mass meeting in the armory at 8 p. In., for which a program of addresses and entertainment has been 1 an aged. Among the speakers at i meeting \vij1 la the olde the University. Records examined now to determine who he is and according to Harry .1 Armson i general Homecoming chairman by will he entertained at the Celebration at the expense of the Homecoming committee. Every old Grad will he Chance to look Over every Corner in that old Campus of the expansion program by a plan arranged by the ing committee. Automobile furnished by students morning from 9 a. M. To will make my pus Tours grads who wish to take and the Opportunity. All Das dismissed at 10 a. M. For those who desire More Lively entertainment a freshman Sophomore Bug Rush Between picked teams from every College will be held on the Parade from 10 15 a. M. At 1 a. M. The Iowa Mineso a Cross country run will Start from the armory. The runners will follow the old River Road course returning on the other Side of the Campus in front of the ing october. An aviation exhibition and band concert will precede the Kickoff. Following the game reunions and open houses will be held in All sorority and fraternity houses Shevlin Hall and the Minnesota Union. Delinquency of juveniles is not growing Mil the St Grad o Are Beim Given a Nook and and Leurn in detail i lome Eom a s will be saturday noon and with t to i Vantage of u h will be by associated Jacksonville Fla oct. 31 juvenile j delinquency is not increasing Georg l. Sehon of Louisville chairman of 1 the american prison associations j comm tee on juvenile delinquency told the association Here tonight. Or. Sehon said that a majority o his committee of 60 held the same j View and that it was supported by statics from authorities in leading cities throughout the country. Hei said his broader knowledge of the sit nation gained As chairman of the com a Mitte had led him to this conclusion j because when appointed lie firmly believed Juven be delinquency to be j growing. The chief cause of juvenile delinquency today according to an Ovet lie being majority of the committee or. Sehon reported is a breaking Down of parental responsibility. Irish British resume their peace Parley representatives of Dail Eirean and British government meet at Downing Street the official Home of Lloyd George. By associated press London nov. 1. Irish peace negotiations Between the representatives of tin British government and the Dail Eireann were resumed today at the official Home of prime minister Lloyd George today. Michael Collins and Arthur Gri -1th. Representatives of tit Dail Eireann. Arrived at Downing Street at 11 o clock Hui were accompanied by Hist Ken Childers Secretary to the i ish delegation. It was stated that they came in re Ponse to Hie message from prime minister Lloyd George. The meeting lasted Only 35 minutes after which it was stated that another committee meeting was being held. The government representatives were prime minister Lloyd George Austen Chamberlain and lord Ber Ken Hen. Cordell Hull w1l.l be chosen new chairman statement by the states at Tor charged that the police depart ment had made Chicago the a Rotten a St City in the country by giving i Protection to organized vice that his investigators would clean up the Ity a despite the opposition of chief Fitzmorris a and that unless there was an immediate change for the better he would investigate the depart i non itself. The charges brought a prompt re a ply from chief Fitzmorris that the j conditions described by or. Crowe lid not exist that a the police Force Ould stand investigation better than j he states attorneys office a and that a hat vice there was in Chicago existed primarily through a failure of be states attorney to properly prose jute the fight Between the two officials j aused numerous rumours that or. Crowe had broken with the mayor j Thompson political faction. Chip Fitzmorris is an appointee and Fordiv. Or Secretary of the mayor while or. To we was backed by the mayor per i Ion ally in his election Campaign. The argument Between the chief and the slates attorney started sat a urday night when gems from or. Towns office conducted a score of aids but found in most cases that heir visit had been tipped off. The 1 aids were continued yesterday and Oday. More than 100 arrests were made. Bank of North Dakota will not be closed i by associated press Fargo nov. 1, 3 30 p. three of the proposed amendments out of the six initiated were Defeated in last fridays recall election by a. Estimated majority of from 4.000 to 6,000, according to a virtually completed total tabulation made late today by a group of Independent newspapers. Fargo. Nov. 1.�?continuance of the state Bank of North Dakota a non partisan league fostered institution which was up for vote in fridays re Call election was indicated today by j the returns that amendment for the liquidation of the Bank was Defeated. While the independents in the the returns that amendments in the recall election for governor attorney general and director of labor and agriculture won by a successful a j Jority ranging from 4,000 to 7,000 votes As shown by a group of the inde pendent newspapers these same ones later likewise admitted that All the amendments and Laws had been de-1 heated it was announced at the independents tabulating office. Inv building and finishing with a dash across the Parade t the Ann Ory. The football game the big attraction of the Days program will Start at 2 p. M. Instead of 3 p. M. As Dur by associated press St. , nov. 1. Cordell Hull of Tennessee will be chosen chairman of the democratic National committee this afternoon to succeed George White of Marietta Ohio following the refusal of Edward f. Coltra committeeman from Missouri to make Way for Breckenridge Long of is Louis and Washington. I it. Car. Long and or. Hull were the Only two men that All of the two factions j agreed upon. Packing House workers May walkout nov. 15 by associated press Chicago nov. 1 meat cutters and Butcher workmen of North America Are said to be preparing for a walkout Here nov. 15. Following a ballot last night which showed 35,354 men employed in Chicago plants were for a strike compared with 3,490 against. The ballot was a Blanket authorization to Union officials to Call a strike it in their opinion they deemed it necessary. The organizations affected have a total membership of about 100,-000 throughout the country 40,000 of which Are in Chicago. A meeting has been announced for the latter part of the week Between the butchers and meat cutters and a lied trades on the question of a sym Pat by strike it was reported. This vote Marks the second contemplated walkout of the meat cutters s nce last Spring. An Extension of the agreement made during the War was obtained Iasi Spring from Federal judge Alehu Ler by Secretary of i ii or Davis and a temporary a it be Cut was accepted by the workers but both the agreement 1 and the time Extension Are now said to have expired. Tax revision measure is Given Back seat while fight in Senate continues for passage of Soldier five Way Bonus plan. By associated press Washington oct. 31�?renewal of the fight in the Senate for the passage of the soldiers Bonus Bill resulted in a further setback today for the tax revision measure. Republican leaders for a night session but with the Bonus Issue still indisposed of there appeared to be doubt whether the fax Bill could be brought to a vote before saturday if then. There was a four hours discussion today of the Reed amendment proposing to continue the excess profits tax and to seize the proceeds to defray the costs of the five Way adjusted compensation plan. This was followed by the introduction of an amendment by senators Simmons of North Carolina and Walsh of Massachusetts democratic members on the finance committee proposing payment of the Bonus out of tiie interest on the nations foreign debt. The latter amendment will not be normally moved for adoption in the Senate its author announced until action had been taken on the Reed amendment. Meantime senator Reed is delaying formal presentation of ills amendment until there has been full discussion of the whole question. Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania in charge of the tax Bill said today it was the plan of the majority to move to Lay the Reed proposal on the table on the ground that the soldiers Bonus has no place in a tax measure. Majority leaders had not decided tonight however what would be done with respect to the Simmons Walsh Amend nent which the authors declared would a make the Issue clearly one of Bonus or no Bonus without raising the Lues Ion of the condition of the Public Treasury which has been the chief argument. Presented by opponents of the Bonus senator new Republican Indiana opened the Bonus discussion today with the declaration that in his judgment. The Reed amendment would be in conflict with the Constitution in Shat it proposed to Taxe one class of citizens for the Benefit of another. This Contention was denied by senator Reed who spoke at length in support of his amendment he was followed by senators Heflin of Alabama Stanley of Kentucky and Watson of georgia., democrats. Three was no reply from the republicans. Senator Reed declared a vote to table his amendment would be a Quot cowards attacking Secretary Mellon for recommending delay in action on the Bonus measures senator Reed declared the Treasury head was connected with Quot Many oppressive and powerful financial and Industrial the Senate was told by senator Stanley that despite an overwhelming sentiment in Congress for the Bonus Bill president Harding had put a a his foot on the measure a and ordered the Republican congressional leaders to abandon it. Lie added that with a senator Penrose acting As undertaker and the other republicans As pallbearers Quot the Bonus Bill was dead. Gotting Back to the tax Bill the Senate adopted a finance committee amendment which would exempt from taxation american corporations and citizens in the Philippines and Porto Rico uness their income was sent to stockholders in the United states. It was explained that this would place americans in those islands on the same footing As traders of other countries. Before the Senate voted on the amendment the finance committee withdrew its proposal to exempt from taxation incomes derived form China by american corporations and citizens fifty percent of whose business waa done in that Republic. Senator Smoot of Utah said it had been decided to let the s situation be taken care of by Ilie pending Dyer Bill. After a Sharp fight the Senate adopted a 32 to 30, an amendment to the capital Stock Section which would permit holding companies to deduct from then capital Stock tax the amount of such taxes paid by their subsidiaries. Nine republicans to Ned the democrats in opposing the amendment. They were Borah capper Jones Washington Kenyon. In Follette i Lenroot Sutherland Townsend and Willis bomb hurled into another am. Consulate by associated Prest Lisbon nov. 1 a bomb a i thrown this nine on the str Tircia a of the american consulate Here but no material damage was done the police attribute the outrage to the agitation Over the cases of and in Ozeite two Palish who were a it amp i vie Ted of murder in new

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