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Albert Lea Examiner (Newspaper) - March 31, 1921, Albert Lea, Minnesota Albert Lea examiner Albert Lea Minnesota. Happenings in Gopher state news from All parts of Minnesota Given in condensed form events briefly Tolo where Busy Reader will find new from All parts of state tersely chronicled for their Benefit. In a Captain of marines at pan in and s. To. Carl in the War. Had in his company a forty seven year Oid private. Tho other Day they met by Chance pm a Washington Street the Captain is now major Ronato tit tool v. S. A c., and paralysed from wounds. Til private is now Secretary of the Navy Edwin Danby. 2�?scene in ranting. Him incan rep Nellc Congress Mac investigate the Mart be activities during american occupation. 8 mrs. Ruth Nicholson Melville daughter of senator s in Nicholson of Colorado who christened the super dread naught Colorado launched at Camden. N. review of current events Germany has communist revolt resembling in some phases affair of year strike compromised foreign and Domestic pressure for league of nations More elastic rulings on volstead Law trouble Over vote in upper Silesia soviet Russia wishes to Trade in u. S. By e. F. Clipson. March mad ii a again netted Germany a few Day More than one year after he troubles la to gated by i Nuder Kapp and general von Luett Witz in 1930, although the Kapp Nett wits affair speedily was suppressed it was followed by communist uprising 1 mils r to the ones now taking place. Lam year it started with a monarchist tinge. This time the movement appears to be Alec to to entirely communistic financed it la charged by russian Gold. Industrial districts of Middle Germany contain the Center of the Dis furl which threaten the great Amnion a Potash Anthracite and Copper works. Involved Are the important Cutie Dresden i la la. Freiburg Ria in. Halle Mansfield la Quot Lem a and a number of smaller places. Outside these areas the Large shipping City of has been tile mein of violent occurrence. Dynamite has been used extensively by the revolutionaries and various town Hall and other Public building have i teen damaged. In several cases prisons were stormed and their inmate liberated. Banks have he in blown up in a few places and their safes raid a. Seine Unn ories and a Lulu unit Ion Tores have also fallen into the hands of the communists. Fighting behind barricades and lie a of Barb wire entanglements have been feature. Although the loss of life has been Koti id Erable both among the government forces and the mutineers while the latter have guile control of important areas and violence robbery and virtual Anarch prevail in Many pts is. The trouble so far does not appear to equal that of last year. The fact tint it i confined mostly to pros Aist Saxony the Router of radicalism lit a Eric Iutin Dot not indicate that it will not spread. Live parisian journalist visitor to this country during the next three weeks will to in conference with president Harding Secretary of state Hughes other Cabinet member and a number of senator and representative. The great question agitating Washington la the extent to which their influence will prevail in formulating the i Ace program w hich the president shall submit to the coming extra session of Congress. I Amnestic economic considerations Are involved in the fact that a return to Normal conditions requires a Market for american products abroad a Stahl living of sex Bange rates and the establishing of a More settled state of affair in Europe. Influence Are not lacking both inside and outside the administration to Point out that these things cannot be achieved without the Strong support of tis 1 noted states acting in a league or some sort of definite agreement with other countries. A big Straw in the Strong wind of foreign influence is seen Iii a Rei ent decision of great Britain to bring a s had termination to the Esopo i Atman problem by admitting the l United states into full rights with National of Hie league of nation in exploiting the Oil resources of the Asiatic country. Sult h conditions and influence confront the president am the new Congress and the question is being freely prom it under of. Under the circumstance tin administration a Tui afford to definitely turn Down some form of a league. As a a Milt of Tike Washington Contd erne and a mute plated the packing Industry Trike resulted in Compromise. Representative of the worker agreed in accept tile wag reductions while the Parker agreed to retain the eight hour work Duj with overtime rates As fixed by a previous arbitration and to extend to wartime arbitration agreement for six months until sept 15. This puts off prospects of a strike for at least Nix Mouths unless the worker by general consent repudiate tis action of their representative. Meany Hilt the principal pakers state they will go ahead with their plan to Democrat Leo it tin plants. Institute Hup councils Etc., in an exp tim it a a in it future strife. The question of american part Kip Tion in the l tight of nation con tin in to Bob up no it withstanding the Prev a Hon platform of the Republican party or. Hardings Campaign and inauguration it Tern Nee Aud the result of the elect it itself having put a supposedly definite quietus on the matter Strung influence from foreign nation and economic Force at Home Are being exerted toward securing american entry into some sort of covenant a modification of the no adopted at Baris Dormer Premier a a Maui of Franco and Steptoe Lausanne a represent a Japan in positive stand makes statement concerning Kamchatka that May is considered As an ultimatum. will be obliged to take whatever action May be deemed tie Esary to preserve her rights in Kamchatka if the russian far cast eur Public persists in it course of transferring a part of that Peron Ula to the Alii Kiwi of of tie it to la ii soviet g. I in. Id. Viv in Iii Felt Ida foreign new Vork a taken a or ight for i Ward method of dealing with the rent problem by releasing from taxation for ten Pirn Home upon which construction shall begin to fore april i a 1952. Lii strikes at the heart of the querion in that it is a virtual guar ant re against construction i Mote. Of i pro try comes Down in Price a a re suit of lower material and labor costs the owner of a Home will have com i Perout Lon in tin term of tax Elm it a lion tie maximum tax exemption in f5.�si, which restricts the Benefit to Lite Tyjai of Home sought by eople of i Small Manus. Already a Boom in Home building is report Iii. Tile legislature j of Illinois and several other mates Are struggling with the rent problem. Due of this a popular elections w tier a do not de id and speedily become in imputed May. In said to character of the plebiscite in la a Rhuena. Germany re \.i a heavy majority of the total vote but it came from tin larger towns and it Euler of Popula Hon. Polish strength a manifested Prim pail in the villages and among agricultural group and the Cillen Hon Haar to a to whether the re turn shall in interpreted by Hie whole major to it or by Village Aud group unit. Various factors contributed to Tho tier mail majority the Prim i Jai i among them being that military service is no longer a output Ory in Germany whens polish citizen must serve two years German Factor and mine owners threatened to a a their works of Poland won the plebiscite of Many i Pomi employee volts in favor of Titi Iii through fear no of losing their i Job the Berlin government vague promised to share the big lauded is fates in i pts a Silesia among the Small Hind Raud Germany promised j amnesty to All political offender. Already there lets i teen violence in Hie disputed territory and although the i inter Allied commission which super j Vised the voting will have to decide i the question arising front it any de j Aion can Bur Lily reate a pc Rota nut settlement enforcement of prohibition under the \ Olstead Law a beep to it re Udene by recent rut lugs whacked in several place by court action and la threat a id in it entire Validity by a new suit before the supreme Cam at j Washington. The Roost important of. Currence up to this time was the Elev a nth hour ruling of former attorney j general Palmer that Beer Aud wine j May he dispensed no phys Icilus pre be rip Ion tile same As whisky but in amount a a ruled. A in a la Fly Beer is Mueh greater meveral Federal pro Hildt Lou director have expressed them a leg to us effect that this action i along with the evident intention of minister said in the House of Peers. After stating that Japan had re Cen Fly received information that this Transfer had Hee made he said this country had edit a pro Tea i to the far Eastern Republic administration at a a hits and had submitted five de Mauds he declared Hist the demands had not 4 yet been accepted. Japan has extensive fishery interest in Kamchatka this a j tort of the Transfer of part a f the Peninsula of Kamchatka to Hie mov it government in mom of appears the Prohl Alfinn department to make the Rule a Frei Ting prescriptions in general Mot elastic will in a Short time destroy the effect of the volstead act. Some have gone so far As to predict that it will not be Long until Eer and wine Are dispensed by the Glass of soda fountains. The same authorities also predict that while the result will he a temporary Success for the liquor forces it will end in National reversion to prohibition of a drastic sort. Several judicial decisions have recently been entered against search and Leisure of intoxicants in private Homes and temporary places of residence. The supreme court suit which attacks the Validity of the prohibition amendment i had on tile Section which makes it inoperative unless ratified within seven year. It is the Contention that the Section violates Trucl 5 of the institution which gives Congress no Power to impose a limit on ratification a for to otherwise attempt to control what the Legi Datura of the states shall do in their Del Hie rat ions tile provision attacked was offered by former senator i birding when the prohibition amendment was being proposed in the Senate. Ile la quoted a having stated at the time aug. I. 1917 that he offered the provision in order to Speed action on the amendment and place a limit on the time various states could keep it pending. The american i Region is stirred up Over the convict Ion Aud sentencing to term in German jails of sergeant curl nil of and Fred Zimmer members of the american lories on the thine who attempted to apprehend Grover Cleveland Bergdol convicted Anteri can slacker. Neuf was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment urn Zimmer six. The National legislative committee of the legion has addressed a letter to the Secretary of War requesting that the putted states government fake Steps to procure from Germany the return of Bergdoll to this country Sud the release of the sergeant. The letter is quite severe in a terms and among other things states that a the Bargdoll ease As it now stands is a disgrace to the government and a cruel and undeserved insult to the 5,ooh, in men who served America in the world War. Maj. A n. Leonard Wood has Hee selected by i resident Harding for a Mission to the Phillip pics which while not directly administrative nevertheless partakes in some respect of the character of his important St Courti in Cuba immediately after the Spanish american War. At thut him general Wood not Only governed the country hut made an investigation of its principal problems and waa largely in establishing cond ions which made Elf government to sible. He is scheduled to leave for the Philippines april 5, accompanied by a Cameron forties former governor general of the islands and several military advisor in appointing Gen Era i Wood president Harding has signified an intention to obtain a de fatted unprejudiced ref tort of pundit Ion Iii order to execute the Jones aet providing that american sovereignty i shall by withdrawn when a stable government in which the Nati via an largely parti clouting shall have been established. It is significant of the potential authority be Ted in general Wood thai in Ndang i investigation and report no governor general of the. Islands will la Apko a need. S Ltd Russia i now at lie Nee with j most of her neighbors and rapidly concluding Trade agreements. A Strong Appeal has tan made to president Harding for a resumption of Trad with Russia fat the first time the soviet government has officially Dis-1 avowed any intention of interfering in american internal affair the la King Down from the manifesto of i the third internationale which pro posed to overthrow by Force of Mee Quot try the governments of Ute fulled mutes Ami other nations and artist i tuts Rule of the proletariat opponent in America of a resumption of Trade Point to the assert toil one made by Lenin that the soviet government would not hesitate to repudiate promises made to gain immediate ends. To have a direct bearing Union concessions granted there to Washington b. Vonde rip of Calif owls by the Bol so Zevik regime in Russia. Or. Vanderlip left the United brute for Russia Early Iii february and arrived in Moscow on March 8. Mince that time official statements mad by leaders of the bolshevik government have indicated a reversal or economic and political policies by Hie Rols Rte Viki. And a More Friendly attitude a Ems to have been adopted by the i authorities in Moscow. St Paul of 109,Soo Bonus claims filed with the state. 96,500 have been paid. St. Paul Minnesota mines in 1920 supplied 58 per cent of All the Iron Ore mined in the United states. Duluth j. M. Q Gorman. 68 years of age for 20 years a member of the Duluth Board of Trade is dead. Marshall mrs. W. D. Lovelace age 71, woo came to Lyons county in 1872, died at her Home in Cottonwood Northfield after suspending business for six months the Northfield milk products company has resumed operations. Montevideo the county Board of Chippewa county has sold $75,000 in refunding Bonds to the Northwestern Trust company of St. In aul. Faribault Thomas h. Quinn an sex service Man and Young lawyer and r a. Rom and t were nominated for mayor in the nonpartisan City primary election. Jackson the question of issuing $13,500 in Bonds for the installation of a White Way system in Jackson will be voted on at the coming City election april 5. Fergus Falls Frank j. Evans cashier of the Fergus Falls National Bank for 35 years and one of this City s Moat prominent citizens died Here from heart trouble. Northfield fourteen 2 year old heifers All of which will be used in the boys and girl club work in Todd county were shipped. The average Price paid was $200 a head Albert Lead the citizens Bank of Glenville seven Miles South of Here was burglarized it was Learned when officials opened the Bank. The loss Bas not yet been determined. Luverne John Kuehl a Farmer by ins near Beaver Creek. Is dead from an internal Haemorrhage suffered in lifting a heavy Wagon Box from a truck and placing a hog rack on the truck. Bemidji police on the Range have been asked to join in a search for George Mer in. 84 year old Fanner of Cromwell Minn who has been missing from i Home for several Days. Montevideo the Bergen Church congregation has let a contract for a new $26,000 building to be erected on the site of the one destroyed by fire a year ago. Work is expected to Start soon. Duluth Dye applied to a pair of shoes White on his feet is believed to have been Seepo Msihie for development of blood poisoning in the lower limbs of Roger w. Spencer of this City. Bemidji member of the Beltrami land Clearing association will stage a a Blowout Quot As the grand opening of the 1921 land Clearing Campaign in which it is hoped that 15,000 acres of land will be cleared in this Vicinity. Crookston one Hundred town and villages in wry county in Northwestern Minnesota adopted resolutions calling on the Minnesota legislature to pass the Bill appropriating $25,000 for the eradication of the Barberry Bush. Olivia Albert Jansen who came to this Section from Iowa 37 years ago with Only $200 and a team of horses died at by hum Bere leaving a Large estate. In addition to Large amounts in Loans Jan in owned a 720 acre farm. Winona two arrests were made by Polt v Here in connection with a series of disorders in the fourth Ward in which three pit sons were injured and considerable damage done to property. In one instance Oscar Becker was attacked by four men and beaten into unconsciousness Willmar fifteen year in the stat Penitentiary at Stillwater was the sentence meted out to Henry e. Wheeler of Minneapolis to the District court Bere after be had pleaded guilty to robbery in the first degree in connection with the Holdup of the Blate Bank of Kanji Kohl in february Austin a new automobile Trail is to be Laid out Between Minneapolis and Chicago by the Oak Dale Trail Asso elation recently formed and whose Headquarters Are at Owatonna Minn. The prove t is organized and financed and the work of blazing the Trail is to begin at once the Trail will leave Minneapolis and pass thru Owatonna Austin. Mcgregor Madison and Milwaukee r will practically follow the line of the Chicago Milwaukee a by Paul Railroad and in addition to regular markings every tenth Telegraph pole along the route is to Bear the Emblem of the Trail composed of the initials a to. D. 8t Paul fort kneeling will be one of the i Tiseth military training Camps under the Quot red a White Quot and a Blue unit system where Young men flu receive 30 Days free military training if Congress re approves Tho $1,000,000 appropriation according to a dispatch from Washington. searching two weeks for August Wolszon 25 years old of this City who disappeared Early on March 6, authorities Here believe Wols too walked into the Mississippi River in the Darkie and was drowned ten Day ago the missing Many a hat a found in the water. It Paul the Gross earnings of Telephone companies in Minnesota for 1926 show an increase of $1,172,766 Over 1919, according to reports filed in the office of a p Chase state auditor. The total earnings in 1920 Are Given in $13,121,799, As compared with $11,-96j.u33 in 1919, and $10,341,751 in 1918 Hastings Joseph f Kane. Formerly Deputy county treasurer walked into the sheriff s office Bere and submitted to arrest voluntarily on indictments charging embezzlement and misappropriation in connection with the shortage of More the in $2tf,0�?~�0 in the county treasurer s off be Litchfield or. W. P. Robertson was elected president of the newly organized women s auxiliary of the american legion of this City. Fergus Falls As a step toward relieving congestion at the Hospital for the insane Here 165 patients will be transferred to other hospitals in the state. Litchfield the Meeker county farm Bureau will contribute a ear of Corn As its share in the Campaign to help the starving and famine stricken people in China. St. Paul the body of William con Ama Rochester business Man was found shot to death on the Jefferson Highway nine mites South of St. Paul. The murderer is unknown. Royalton banned by a Strong West wind fire today destroyed the Frame building occupied by the Thomas Gar Ber store. Entailing a loss estimated at from $25,000 to $35,000. Canby energetic bidding marked a two Day Sale of purebred livestock Here. Prices paid indicated an increasing demand for Good foundation Stock. Young bulls sold As High As 140, and Poland chivas up to $90. St. Paul following a suitcase that he smashed through a window of the train on which he was being taken to j St. Peter a violently insane patient leaped from the Pioneer limited As it was pulling out of the Union depot and escaped. Worthington Ferris Corcoran of Corning Iowa has been brought Here to answer a charge of having stolen an automobile belonging to Enoch Johnson. He was bound Over to the october term of the grand jury under $1,000 Bond. St Paul St Paul residents will hold a mass meeting in the first methodist Church on april 3 to protest the alleged Quot Brazen violations of prohibition Laws in St. Paul and Ramsey Paul d. Keller prohibition director for the Northwest will speak. Owatonna shorthorn breeders of Southern Minnesota completed a permanent organization headquarter of which Waltl be maintained in this City. When they formed the Southern Mlynne sofa milking shorthorn breeders association at a session Here. Winona Federal agents Here credited the most sweeping raid expert-1 ended in this City for almost a year. Large quantities of whisky wine and Patent Medicine of High alcoholic Content besides several stills were confiscated they announced. St. Clouds Emit Baumgart of Albany charged with bigamy by Henry Christen of the same Village following the former s marriage to Isabel Christ j in was arrested at Mayville Tho girls father says Baumgart has a wife and several children in Russia. St. Paul a. A. Farnsworth. For Many years Active in municipal affairs of St. Paul died at his Home Here. Or. Farnsworth formerly was a City commissioner but resigned from his position last june to become treasurer of the Central metropolitan Bank. Ile was 68 years old. Minneapolis members of the Minneapolis film Board of Trade composed of managers of distributing offices will protest any films featuring Clara Smith Hamon who was recently acquitted at Ardmore okla. On a charge of murdering Jake Hamon. Millionaire Oil Man according to Benjamin Fried i Man president. Owatonna members of the Board of directors of the Steele county farm Bureau met Here to consider plans for the Steele county Corn gift Day when Farmers of the county will make gift which Are expected to total More than a car of shelled Corn for the famine stricken sufferers or China the near East and Europe. Minneapolis the next trial of Mike Weisman charged with operating a vice resort to the Gateway District Hill be held at Hastings in Dakota Bounty judge Jelley in District court mud this decision when ruling upon an up plication made by the defense in the Weisman Case for a change of venue from Hennepin to Ramsey county. Minneapolis leasing of land mar Minneapolis by the state for aviation and radio purposes will bring $500,006 i of equipment to Minnesota and an an Nual expenditure of $40,000 by the War department according to lieutenant colonel w. C. Gar of the adjutant general s department. A Bill has then j prepared authorising such a lease by the military Board. Grand rapids Henry Nelson 57, was killed and Peter and Ernest be r a on cousins and Edward Comstock All of Marble mina., were seriously injured when their automobile plunged through the railing of an overhead Railroad crossing seven Miles from Here. The machine landed Bottom Side up on the rocks 20 feet below the Road level. Henry Nelson neck was broken. The others Are expected to recover. Tracy when Marvin 8. Peterson dry goods merchant of Garvin went to i i store to Bank the Furnace he had a narrow escape from death. A he entered the place Peterson was commanded to throw up i bands but in i Stead of doing so ran for the door the intruder fired twice at Peterson one Bullet passing through his coat sleeve and the other through his hat j the robber fled before Peterson could return with assistance. St. Paul fires in Minnesota during the year 1920 caused property losses estimated at $6,097,274, according to a a statement issued by George la Nettleton state fire marshal the value of this property is placed at $64,947,568 and was insured at $43,859,254 the total number of fire reported during i the past year is Given at 2,486, renter chemical engineers of the u University of Minnesota accompanied by a. Mann professor in chemistry and George la Monton assistant professor left for their annual inspection trip they will visit Industrial Plant in Chicago Milwaukee and other cities is. Paul or. Arthur j. Gillette in a Ternate May known As an orthopaedic surgeon died after on illness of 24 hour at the borne of his daughter or. Vincent r. O Brien his death was caused by a cerebral Haemorrhage Minneapolis Frank j. Brown of Slayton county agent or Murray county has accepted appointment As assistant state Leader of county agents in charge of the Southwest District of the state and will begin i Nee duties with offices at University farm on april 1st or Brown succeed j a the work a of Hie a state lawmakers Bill advanced coordination of police activities sought by measures dozen measures claim Early attention of lawmakers. St Paul the Wicker Nolan Bill creating the office of a state Public safety commissioner with Power to coordinate the police activities of the state was advanced to the calender of the Senate subject to amendment. The bul was introduced in both houses after a a. O. Preus had delivered a special message to the legislature on the crime wave. Senator w. I Nolan coauthor of the Bill said he did not care to make two Arguna qts for the measure and the vote tor advancement was 25 to is senator e. M. Erickson of Duluth said he had a Resolution from the Duluth City Council against the proposed Law. Big measures coming up. Prospects of disagreement Between the House and Senate on important measures loom As added difficulties in the Way for Minnesota lawmakers during the closing weeks of their session. There Are just 21 Days left for the passage of Bills several of which will be taken up with the big appropriation measures so there is every Outlook for n legislative Jam of More than usual proportions. April 21 is the Day for final adjournment and april 20 at Midnight is the last Call for the passage of Bills. Bills that have passed one House and still Are hanging fire in the other include Iron Ore a occupational Quot tax Bill and Iron Ore Royalty tax Bill passed by the House and still before the Senate taxes committee state regulation of Street railway fares passed by the Senate and still before House Public utilities committee for hearings. Pre primary convention Bill passed by the Senate and recommended by House committee to be made a special order for thursday. Highway administration Bill passed by the House and a special order in the Senate for wednesday automobile taxation Bill just passed by the House May be added to the special order. Gjerset Bill to class Ivy on partisan league As a political party passed by the Senate and before Bouse elections committee. Oil him Bill adding a member to the state Board of control and giving governor a vote on Case of tie passed by the Senate and before House Board of control committee for hearing this week. Bank Deposit guaranty Bills two contradictory Bills passed by the House and now before Senate banking committee. Iron Range trial Bill favored. The Senate judiciary committee a favourably recommended a measure permitting the trying of Railroad and mining Case on the Range at the courthouse nearest the place where the cause of action arose. The present Law was objected to on grounds that corporations tried a majority of these cases at Duluth to the of witnesses and litigants on the Range. House approves motor tax. The House passed the motor Tux Bill As submitted by the highways commit. Tee. Voting 110 to 0. Following the passage of this the child Bill was Token up for consideration. The Bill provides for limiting the wheel age tax that May be levied on motor vehicles by any City or Village to half the tax levied by the state. The motor tax Bill a passed provides a tax of 1.8 per cent on the value of passenger cars f. O b factory and 2 per cent on the value of trucks. The minimum tax on passenger cars under 2,000 pounds weight is $12 Over 2,000 pounds $15. The minimum pm trucks is $15. It an Effort to reduce the minimum tax on Light cars to was Defeated this morning. The House rejected by Vive Voce vote the Keller amendment to the child Bill limiting wheel age tax to half the state motor tax and then unanimously passed the child Bill. The House also passed the Dilley Weitzer Bill permitting the he Paul Council to refund excess wheel age taxes collected under the City ordinance which will be made invalid by the passage of the child Bill. No sooner had the Bill passed by just the necessary votes than the Farmer labor contingent began an offensive to put Over the Welch Bill. Representative Welch nonpartisan league floor Leader led the fight for his Bill which establishes a system whereby All Banks must come into the fund. Senate adopts political party Bill. After a debate the Senate passed senator glut jerseys Bill a to define political parties Quot which would class the nonpartisan league a a party and compel it to disclose its receipts and expenditures under the corrupt practise Law the Bill will now go before the House elections committee. The vote on the Bill was 35 to 21 opposition to the Bill was based on the ground that it would apply to Uch organizations a the 8tote federation of labor. Farm Bureau federation anti Saloon league league of women vol. Ars Etc. Sanatorium measure introduced. Counties May abolish their anti tuberculosis associations and sell sans torinus and property relating thereto under a Bill sent into the Senate Hopper by senator Ole Sageng senator p. A. Cand us sponsored a Bill permitting county boards to Leary $25,000 a year for permanent Good roads. Victory Hail proposal killed. Although sponsored by the Gold Star mothers organization and other women a associations a measure providing for a $300,000 Victory Hail on the state fair grounds was tilled by the Senate fairs committee. Two systems favored. Two Bills providing for guaranty of deposits received favourable act Loq in the Senate. By a vote of 66 to 54 it passed a Bill for a voluntary system for the guaranty of Bank deposits after having first killed the same Bill. By a vote of 68 to 55 it missed a Bill providing for a compulsory system for the guaranty of Bank deposits. By a vote of 50 to 71, it killed one voluntary Bill it postponed indefinitely still another voluntary Bill. It returned to its author one compulsory Bill. Two Bills for Senate. As matters now stand two Bills will go to the Senate from the House one of them establishing a system whereby Banks have the option of participating Aud the other of establishing a system whereby Banks will be forced to participate in a guaranty fund. The first Bill passed had been killed receiving Only 65 votes lacking the one vote necessary to insure passage. After a recess and after a remarkable changing of votes the Bill turned up with the required 6 votes. This measure was the one recommended by the committee on banking and it had the approval of the Bankers of the state because it provided tor the optional system. Under it terms it was left to the Banks then selves to determine whether or not they wanted to participate. It was Art Gued that the advertising participating Banks received would make All Banks enter the system. Capper o. K. Defeated. Following a Long drawn out Battle in the House committee on markets in which the measure to memorialize Congress to pass the capper Bill to prevent dealing in futures failed of favourable action a subcommittee was appointed to draft another measure. Objection was made to the wording of the Bill under consideration. Insanity divorce Bill killed. Insanity will not be a ground for divorce in Minnesota for some time to come. The House judiciary committee killed a Bill by n. T. Morn making insanity for to years ground for permanent separation. Members of the committee expressed the opinion us at unfortunates Are sometimes driven crazy by erring spouses and should not be victims of something Over which they had no control. Contempt measure up. The judiciary committee is considering a measure which will give a pro. Bate judge Power to adjudge a guardian or administrator guilty of contempt of court for not obeying court orders with reference to renewing Bonds we hich have expired or were cancelled. A full Section Crews Quot favored. After hearing both Railroad workers and officials the House Railroad committee has recommended to pass a Bill requiring Quot full Section officials contended it would add heavy expense and employees countered with the argument that Public safety and efficiency demanded the Crew. Livestock License Bill recommended. Authority of the Railroad and warehouse communion to License brokers Factor and agents who handle live Stock is Given in a Bill sent to the House with recommendation to pass by the Market committee. Newsboy measure kept alive. After Rol Call on the Bill prohibiting newsboys under 12 year of age from Selling papers on the streets had been started senator f. L. Palmer author was permitted to withdraw his motion for final passage and the Bill was kept alive on the Calendar. Due to Light attendance the Bill would have failed to pass had the Rol Call continued. Elections Bill favored. The committee on elections gave the Senate elections Bill legalizing party conventions for the purpose of adopting platforms and endorsing candidates for state offices a clean Bill of health and not Only recommended that it pass but that the Bill be printed that the members May study it. Teachers tenure Bill. After further consideration the committee on education amended and recommended to pass the teachers tenure Bill introduced at the it quest of the St. Paul division of the Minnesota educational association. The Bill would provide that after three years no teacher should be dismissed or reduced in rank or pay without a bearing before an impartial tribunal. The amendment merely repeals inconsistent acts. Experimental farms meet defeat. County boards will not be Able to provide for county experimental farms. The Senate committee on towns counties and municipalities having kitted a Bill making this provision this committee also put the a on a measure authorizing county boards to acquire land for Public Parks and tourist camping grounds up to $25,000. Bonus proposals for vets fail. Two attempts to overturn Bouse appropriations committee reports were unsuccessful the committee killed a proposal for the state to pay for a a White Way Quot on the Capitol ground and another to give the state Bonus to veterans or the Unis american War a Boxer rebellion and philippine insurrection. Flood control up in both houses. Both the Senate Aud House have a measure appropriating $60,000 for a drainage and flood Coutros Survey of the red River Valley and Minnesota Valley districts. It is probable that All drainage Bills will be Mads a special order Early in april. Gambling prevention Chi favored. Officials Wyo do not enforce the Tow and prevent use of punch boards Slot machines Aud other gambling devices May be summarily removed from office by the governor. This is provided in a Bill recommended to pass by the Bouse Commerce committee. Family court urged. After defeating a motion to indefinitely postpone the family court Bill by a tie vote six to six. The House committee on judiciary made a Sharp turn and unanimously parsed it out to the House with a recommendation to Pas the motion to indefinitely postpone the Bill a made by representative Erling swed amp of of Minneapolis. The Bill creates a conciliation court for Domestic relation in connection with the District court and provides that one judge shall devote by attention to this class of business

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