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MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE
GRAIN TAX CHANGE
Daly Has a Bill to Make Elevator
Men Pay It.
NO NEED TO LOOK FOR OWNERS
UoGonau Introduces a Bridge Bill
—Ualvorson Bill
Amended.
Much difficulty has been experienced
by city and other local assessors in list-
Ing grain in public warehouses for taxa
tion on account of the uncertainty of own
ership. Ownership is shown by ware
house receipts or certificates which change
hands sometimes several times a day.
This fact, with the disinclination of ele
vator officials to furnish information to
assessors, has permitted much grain to
escape taxation. Senator Daly of Per
ham has drafted a bill which provides that
all grain in elevators aitd warehouses Is
to be assessed against the owners of the
buildings. Statements as to their con
tents must be furnished to the proper
officials on the first of each May. The law
further provides that the owners of ele
vators and warehouses are to have a lien
on the grain against the actual owner
thereof. Persons making false statements
regarding the contents of elevators may
be prosecuted for perjury.
The law, if enected, would greatly
simplify the work of assessors in such
cities as Minneapolis and Duluth. It is
expected that considerable litigation will
result, and active opposition from grain
men generally is anticipated.
Put In a Bridge Bill.
A« an enthusiastic supporter of the pro
ject for a bridge across the Mississippi in
Minneapolis from Thirty-second avenue N.
to Twenty-fifth avenue NE. Senator Mc-
Gowan has introduced a bill authorizing
city councils to Issue certificates of in
debtedness to raise funds with which to
construct widen and repair bridges.
While Mr. McGowan has the northside
bridge in mind, his bill will permit the
widening of the Washington avenue
bridge, the replacing of the Tenth avenue
bridge or the construction of a new one at
Cedar avenue.
The certificates of indebtedness must b©
cancelled within ten years and may not
draw over 4 per cent interest. The matter
was referred to the Hennepin delegation.
Halt orsou Bill Changed.
Senator Halvorson found that his radical
anti-cigarette bill was too far-reaching,
promising to run afow] of interstate com
merce regulations and has been obliged to
amend it in one essential particular. It
•eerng to be outside the power of the state
to prohibit anyone from bringing cigar
ettes into the state. He has, therefore, pre
pared a new bill which simply prohibits
the sale or giving away of the "coffin
mails" within the state.
Urges Grout Bill.
Grout's famous oleomargarine bill, -which
has passed the lower house of congress,
was given brief attention by the senate.
Senator Potter introduced the house reso
lution calling upon the Minnesota repre
sentatives in congress to use their efforts
to secure the passage of this measure.
Mclaughlin
9 South sth Street.
ANOTHER DROP
With every pound of 25c
or 30c COFFEE—
& Granulated
Sugar - - - 50c
OR
12 Cans Sugar
Corn - - - 50c
OR ■':'
98-Pound Sack
Best Flour $1.90
: , OR
Other Groceries Equally Cheap.
fS, 5 lbs XXXX
to one customer we give
Granulated
Sugar Free!
This is the famous Coffee
the Minneapolis Jobbers
kept from the Retail Gro
cer for 3 years by refusing
to sell him groceries if he
carried it in stock.
When we started the Grocery to
sell XXXX to the i people direct,
the Jobber saw his mistake, and
now we have - made the Retail Gro
cers our friends by making them
independent, of the Jobbers, and
soon XXXX will be again in all
the stores, for sale to you- and we
shall quit keeping Grocery. So
buy while you can at ■
No. 9 Sentli sth St.,
W. F. Mclaughlin 4 Cs.
The largest Roasters of Fine
- Coffees in the World.
; ——: ————— .'-..■... • !
SAVE MONEY ON GROCE^ES.^^^^^^
mmmiiismsM.
LIMIT TO MARRIAGE
Chilton Bill Requires a Physician's
Certificate.
DEFECTIVES NEED NOT APPLY
The Purpose Is to Prevent, the Per
petuation of Mental Dis- *
order*.
Society must be physically regenerated,
in the opinion of Dr. B. O. Chilton of How
ard Lake, and being a state senator in ac
tive service he proposes to work a regen
eration by legislation. Only people of
fcound mind with a good pedigree as to
mental soundness are to be eligible to as
sume the responsibilities of marriage, ac
cording to a bill introduced to prohibit
persons who are epileptic, feeble minded,
imbeciles or chronically insane from mar
rying. The penalty is a fine not to exceed
$1,000 or imprisonment not to exceed five
years.
All candidates for marriage must pre
sent themselves before a licensed physi
cian, who is to make such examination as
may be necessary and issue a certificate
which must accompany the application for
a marriage license. No license may be
issued unless the requisite certificate of
sound mind is produced and no clergyman
or magistrate may perform the marriage
ceremony unless the license is regular.
For violations of this part of the law a
fine ofr $1,000 with the alternative of not
more than thpee years* Imprisonment may
be imposed.
Dr. Chilton says his bill is not nearly
so radical as the proposed Wisconsin and
Colorado measures. In fact, while ad
mitting that his proposition is an innova
tion. Dr. Chilton thinks it is a very con
servative measure. To prohibit the inter
marriage of persons of unsound or weak
minds is to protect the community and
the result will tend eventually to reduce
greatly the rapidly increasing population
in the many insane hospitals and similar
institutions, he says. The plan proposed
by Dr. Chilton Js recommended by Super
intendent A. C. Rogers of tbe state school
lor feeble minded at Faribault, who has
made a life long study of the aubject.
Opposed to Book Typewriters.
Book typewriters do not find favor in
the eyes of Senator Jepson of Minneap
olis. He has introduced a bill to pro
hibit the recording of any instrument
affecting the title of real estate by type
writers.
Bills Recommended.
Senator Meilickes bill, S. F. 62, au
thorizing citizens of small communities
to elect their own election officials when
the proper officers neglect to appoint any
was favorably acted upon by the senate
committee on municipal corporations.
The committee also recommended Sen
ator Gausewitz's bill, permitting cities to
accept gift and bequests for erecting and
maintaining public libraries and schools.
At present Owatonna is the only city in
the'state directly interested in this meas
ure.
WILL HEAR FROM LABOR
Senate Committee to Consider the
lOiKht-Honr Bill.
A short session of the -senate commit
tee on labor was held this morning to
consider Senator McGowan's eight-hour
law. It was decided that the representa
tives of labor organizations should be per
mitted to express their views on 'the pro
posed measure and the committee there
upon adjourned until Tuesday at 8 p. m.
This will be an open meeting and the
labor leaders of the state are cordially in
vited to be present. The meeting will be
held in the senate chamber.
Underleak's Bill.
Considerable attention was given yesterday
afternoon to Senator Underleak's bill provid
ing for the appointment of a commision to re
vise the tax laws of the state by the senate
committee on taxes and tax laws. Auditor
Dunn spent about an hour with the com
mittee pointing out its most serious defects.
There are divergent views in the committee
as to just what direction the reform move
ment should take. After all those present
had aired their opinions the bil wa»
referred to a subcommittee consisting of
Senators Underleak, Somerville and Greer
to be redrafted.
Kew Senate Bills.
S. F. 71, Potter—Joint resolution favoring
passage by congress of the so-called Grout
bill. Adopted under suspension of the rules.
S. F. 72, Halvorson—Substitute for S. F.
41, prohibiting sale of cigarettes. Judiciary.
S. F. 73, Chilton—Prohibiting marriage of
epileptics, imbeciles and feeble-minded. Pub
lic health.
S. F. 74, Everett—Repealing chapter 221,
special laws of 1881, extra session, relating
to making paupers a town charge in Le Sueur
county. Passed under suspension of rules.
S. F. 76—Daly—Providing for listing and
taxation of grain in elevators and ware
houses. Taxes and tax laws.
S. F. 76, Brower—To enable county com
missioners to issue bonds to fund floating
indebtedness and to levy taxes for the pay
ment thereof. Towns and counties.
S. F. 77, Schellbach—To provide for the
trial and conviction of criminals in certain
cases. Judloiary.
S. F. 78, Jepson—Providing for protection
of recorded instruments and restricting the
manner of record. Judiciary.
'S. F. 79, McGowan—To authorize city coun
cil to issue certificates of indebtedness for
building and repairing bridges. Hennaplu
county delegation.
S. F. 80, Dart—To amend chapter 306 of
general laws, 1895, relating to change of
venue. Judiciary.
s- F. 81, Judiciary Committee—Substitute
for S. F. 35. Recommended to pass.
Elks Will Have a Joust.
Senator Brower of St. Cloud is drumming
up all the Elks in the legislature for a mighty
joust at St. Cloud next Friday evening A
big class of candidates is to ride the goat
and Senator Brower wants the occasion to be
made a memorable one. Among the novi
tiates are Senators Buckman, E. J. Jones
Reeves and Daly, Representative Hogan and
Former Representative Shane. It rom
ised that all those who go to St. Cloud next
Friday evening will never forget it.
.'■-. DISCUSSED HICKEY BILL '
House Judiciary • Committee Hears
Arguments on Both Sides.
The r house judiciary committee held a
long.session to-day over the Hickey bill,
retiring all appeals from " municipal
courts ; to be made to the' district court.
A committee of the Ramsey County Bar
association was heard in favor of the bill,
and Justices Colilns, Brown and Lovely of
the supreme court favored the bill. \ They
said it would result; in lightening the
work of the supreme court. A. .E. Allen,
and L. A. Lydiard of Minneapolis were
on hand to oppose the bill. There is a
movement in Ramsey county to abolish
the municipal court, said to be the result
of I the antagonism of ( the * Reese-Warner-
Schiffman ring to Judge Hine. They pro
pose, adding two judges to the district
court. Such a bill would meet with
unanimous opposition from Minneapolis.
Xew Urainnfie Bill.
The drainage committees of the two houses
held a joint session to-day, and as a result
a committee bill will be introduced in both
houses to-morrow caling for an aproprlation
of $50,000 yearly for two years. The use of
the funds is to be directed by a board con
sisting of the governor, the state auditor and
secretary of state. A similar bill at thel last
session failed of passage.
THE MINNEAPOLIS JOUBN&L.
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tions, now in transit, we offer eHBh nB S§J§' Hi BMbßm iwlMr a San New Persian Trimmings, All
our $1 and $1.25 qualities, pique Hnjjl SP" !^M HP ■■BH JHft jHI overs, Gilt Braids, all new 1901
overseanMnagoodline^Afi |Ug HH HL^H styles at lowest prices,
of colors and sizes, P r I »t# |g II || II ■ W if !■ BB Specials - Gilt Spikes for
Handkerchiefs, Mufflers i/Aigion Beits, ; •^ p*"S|SjS::
Good Lawn Handkerchiefs, with .. ■"% '(•"" ■■ j< «-^ g • -1... *|Lj II , C dozen :..:..:-.%:.. m%M%*
fancy Mexican corners. "Of** !< WOiil"* Hi 1111 I AfC i^^%/^I UlOSe Old U. O. A special lot of Braids and
5c quality. Special, each %*%* 1 ll IlUlltV/l v 5 lICVvI f,at Amm^nl fiilflC Gimps that have been L selling
Oxford Mufflers, the right kind , V, K.^^^ .V v/ > , „ ' UOVernmeilT UUIIS. upto 250. To close, kJ>
59c erh^m^Sr" ma"y w1 - * c so- of the battlefield still clinging to them. y^.--.,...---;'-'^**
each 0!" .. ; .c:. c.°!? e29c Don't be surprised if you find the initials of a soldier rela- Veilings & Neckwear
Ribbons . tive or friend, probably long since dead, Jttk Hi sale soiled Linen ci. jk^
If you can't imagine good rib- roughly carved in the stock. It has hap- Bf^M^iEl"' lars, each......;;,'.....;..
bonsatthese prices, come and ' vu y»«y >al VeU 111 me SIOCK. II tt3S Hap- H^H Special values in new *%€***
see for yourself pened with some and may with yOU, and '^■■'^■B Wash Veils- each... ..^^O
■cd^^Sf!y^ : ..ipa r - may be numbered among your possessions WwW SBKS:=£«Oo
irersian edge Novelties, o^ inch- • '■ - \ ■-? * "•''•'■ -::' cr-.. . ;.-;■.. -- ;-^%..-.-, *»•■•'.; , ■r- ... . ■ „^*h^ . : ■.:•,:■.■,. „.,--
coW8 deyard the *?? 1 9C DEMQNSTRATION-Shreddetl Wheat Biscuit. Lunch with us-No charge. KoSISry, UfllldrWear
Black Velvet Ribbons',with satin EVANS, MUNZER, PICKERING" &CO Ladies'and children's imported
backs, all the popular widths for 7 * w-»—,•»•*•*■* %w ***** Hosiery, odds and ends, Of*
1' Aiglon Belts, at; lowest prices. ... ,:-..,. ■• -■ - -,*T M"?""*"'** - • '™"^ ■■■■—■«■■■■»■■■■■■»■«■■■■■■■■■■■■maasa.i plain or ribbed,worth to2sc© w
Wash Goods i! cl s"° t e F Department Laces j K^^sti^ll^^
Zephyr Ginghams -32 inch Zephry Cl°Smg Sei^^Sc^ly 111 17 "S 1 s?^? &?*£***' 25C for *" **' ' '•'"' ' •v- :SUC
niSVm'quaUty^he^aT"^!/ !![ l| Women's $2.50 Shoes,iat < m ".k;l: $1.57 ' WideNormandie Valenciennes^lft-v j ' FiaElH^IS aild Blaiikots
; 12£ cyd .......'...........".. //2 C J; Women's $2.00 Shoes, \at ..... $ 1.34 former price up to 50c, per yd.fc Vlp < Wool Eiderdowns—Extensive line of
Mercerized Foulards—English Dimities, !' Women's $1.50 Shoes, at ..... .$1.50 Sale continued, English Torchon Laces \ pretty shades for Bath Robes, Wrapper
Llama Cloth, beautiful new. 1901 styles, > Women's $2 50 Shoes at $1 73 with insertions to match, extraordinary * < ana Dressing Sacques, ' the; yard wide
latest colorings, choice, per |g c Women's $3.00 Shoes! at Ss*«*t loTtc ■ 3aC yard" llf^ IM 39C
S^^S^^tt h°eS fii mftft White'GOOdS B^etp^^^f^che^
m just the latest designs and daintiest < °uly ■ » • &O-UU • ■ Bed Spreads-Special sale of the entire with handsome borders, soft Jecy and
shndPH for TVinrario^ ««l w *^ ■■ '! y-' * * :.••••*■*"■**" «! Bed ppreads—Special sale of.the entire with handsome borders, soft, fleecy and
t»er yard in? rsaav > only' 35C I B'ooo8 '000 Pair women's slippers in kid \ production of a mill, bought. "at a \ warm, worth $1.50 per (£4 4B"
p ' W«" ""'"**'V""""; '' |i straps, plain wide toe, felt with plush !' price." ; . j[ pair.,... .....vBbBO
: Millinery Dept. „, {!&s&£*£', 37c ■;!:iSst^: --■■■■,■^l Wrappers :
Overshoes and Rubbers, odd lot, gg iLwi^^V.r^V.r.'.tiSl W^T^S^T 1 69C
window for Hats, Qowns and Hair Shoe Bargain S for' the ' iittte folks at S2oo™l^--- i ....... .$1.25 ; NofiOHS
The elegant New Rose at $1.50 we offer : , small brices ■ Draee finnHe S .-.■■• 11UHHIIS ■
Thurday, just to start the o*4 |A I' ".-i_ a"P ™!~. s> ■: VfBSS UOOQS ■ 5 King's Best Spool Cotton, black ■««
ball rolling, -f0r,...-i.•...-.; VI ■■ I™ \\ .-~^ * OrSßSrieS '■" Imported Polka Dot Henriettas—Very j! or white: Thursday ..... IC
Corsets and Undermuslins s^ B^^ SSS^.^Oc nL?l oi e, t c helß
Gowns, Extra-Outing flannel and good / one lot Irish Point, ruffled, S ••"- l ami A ' , j g"^^ — , SgH a so^id carload just
muslin, lace trimmed and cuffs. V all $1.25 pair goods, Thurs... *VV '! ,' wIiRS W&j'&M fcyftiw nOßiiMlmi ifj arrived; all go at low
double yokes, well made, only QQ ft || Window Shades.. An excellent line, Black Swiss Taffeta-Oil boiled, strict- EL^Z-ZFj^ 5* Pc^ n ? UOt"
twotocustomer,Thursday W; * ready made stock shades, and ; all good ly all silk, worth 75c yard. ja'fift^ ||(j - V tt,,^ i2Sf top
Dressing Sacques—Fine wool eiderdown ; colors, 3 feet x 0 feet. Com- g% X A Special Thursday *§" <3? HU Eli: ''•, ■ j llilr Trunk, double wide
and outing flannel, worth to JB A#% ' plete .1....;'..'. mOv A| I J C '"""'■-mu. „^llvJll^ iron bound, and iron
$1.25, for .........69c and^MfO i; Cfraifii M "if"""' .bioaKs and Furs ; forte Ia\ te- ClamPß °n aU COrnerß' Spedal
Corset Special—See those satin stripe, \\ V "': OliaW afESIISfIgS Ladies'All- Wool Kersey Jackets, silk 26-in. S 28-in. 30-in. 32-in. ' 34-in.
military straight fronts, $2 QOf* First Showing of the New Spring Line. lined, with large storm (^JB JfA $1,98 52.49 St 69 $2 95 23 25
values for ....... f ........ WOU ; ; 25c China, fancy mattings ....18c fur collar, worth $15.00.. N>^r»O V Round top Trunks made strong, same as
FmhrnillpriOC -- ' : 40c Japanese Damask Cotton OR** Ladies' Astrakhan Fur Coats, lined a^^~ 9R in « n . o 9iT , i
r: An ■••f™| rm.? •■ v , —I: warp matting.....;.;.. dOC I with Skinner's satin lining, 24 inches /'•!' log t f" S"o t» BO tf fto t9 OQ
(jood Cambric Embroideries, handsome s " » i% (> long, and @t*S^ ietlH^ ? oiOSj*ti*f»sZiU3oZiOsfs£ilfo
openwork eifects, on good cloth, fil^' ■ Smrna nEli^^ !' worth $35-«.,,--T OU \ Crokinole Boards-Largest size our ffft j
with wide margin, value to 15c, yd.ti© Al g|«J»W HUgS . regular 81.50 board, special ...... :.'V.DG
■■ ■ -. ■ ' Only a few, a close out price to move > Sliif WsilQiQ S Crokinole Boards—Felt lined, worth $2.00
MUSIC DeOf. lot quick, sizes; : /. < *llk%---fiai»l» . and 82.50, special $1.25 Q« Rft
aiiut? tT •■• nY i « ='i 6x9ft. :; O 7*xlO*ft 9xl2ft > About 75, Ladies Silk Waists left over '!' *n- d':vv "W •• —•- V« •;^?"P
&te.^.".°^..i4o $5.00 $?!bo $io s^e=.r. h..5i.50 SeSSSS.jSjS;
NO DEMS WANTED
Speaker Dowling's Reapportionment
Committee to Be All Rep'n.
COMMITTEE NOT NAMED YET
The Danger of Delay in Reappor
tionment Is Clearly Pointed
Out.
There was no appointment of the house
members of the joint reapportionment
committee this morning because of delay
on the part of the senate in notifying the
lower body of the selection of the seven
senate members. Mr. Dowling's commit
tee is practically made up. but will not
be given out until to-morrow. He, him
self, is strongly in favor of a congressional
reapportionment, and says without hesi
tation that a great mistake will be made
if nine districts are not determined upon
at this session.
Mr. Dowling's contention is that if the
present session neglects congressional re
apportionment and if it should happen at
any time within the next decade that the
minority should gain control of both
houses, it will be possible for such minor
ity to erect nine congressional districts
that under the law would stand without
alteration or modification until after the
census of 1910.
In a brief interview this morning, Mr.
Dowling put himself on record as not only
favoring the addition of two districts, but
as intending to promote that plan by all
legitimate means in his 'power. It may be
gathered from his remarks that no demo
crat will be named on the house committee
of seventeen members. Said the speaker:
I am for the definition of nine republican
districts, "compact and contiguous," as pro
vided for by act of congress; I am not dis
posed to assist any congressional aspirant
who seeks to carve out a district in which he
will be sure of election, and -who has no re
gard for any other consideration. It Is im
portant that so far as possible the present
seven districts remain undisturbed. There
are various reasons to'recommend this de
termination, but chiefest of all is that of
political expediency. The men who have
worked together in the.past will understand
how to harmonize future differences, and the
result will be a more efficient administration
of party affairs, through the medium of the
state central committee, and more certain
and more satisfactory results in elections,
than. If any other plan is followed. The aim
of the reapportio-nment committee in this par
ticular should be to perpetuate so far as is
practicable the organization already existing
in the variou* congressional districts.
LEVY FOR NORMALS
Laybonrn Bill "Will Give Them .3O
Mills.
Frinds of the normal schools are seek
ing the same recognition for normal
schools that the university enjoys—an an
nual tax levy. Under the present law 1
mill is set apart each year for the gen
eral school fund and 23-100 of a mill for
'the university. The normal schools now
established, it is estimated, could be very
handily supported by annual appropriation
upon a basis of 30-100 of a mill for their
exclusive use.
Mr. Layboum of Duluth has, therefore,
introduced a bill creating a state normal
BChool fund for the support and main
tenance of normal schools. Mr. Laybourn
said that those who represent normal
school interests are obliged to engage In
a hand-to-hand struggle, almost, to secure
an allowance in the general appropriation
bill for maintenance and necessary re
pairs. The appropriations committee does
not always have unlimited sums at its
command. Under the departure pro
posed in the Layboum bill the legislature
need be appealed to only when new build
ings are desired.
The amount available for normal school
fund under a thirty one-hundredths of a
mill levy would approximate $175,000, an
average of $35,000 for each of the five state
normal schools. The omnibus bill of last
session carried a grand total of 5133,000 for
the maintenance of four of the normal
schools, the work upon the building at
Duluth not. havrhg progressed to a point
where the stricture was ready for occu
pancy. There.will be pupils in attendance
before the next: session, however, and it
will be incumbent upofi this legislature to
appropriate money for running expenses
if there is no provision made by way of
tax levy.
The Laybourn bill repeals a number of
special laws passed from time to time in
the interest of indiyidual Institutions.
Increases Exemption.
Under a bill introduced by Mr. Schur
man, the exemption under the personal
property tax was increased from $100 to
$300. A bill bearing the name of Mr. Rob
erts incorporates a provision that when
authorized the president and chief en
gineer of a railway corporation may desig
nate changes in the designated route of the
road. The present law requires action by
the board of directors, and it is often ex
tremely inconvenient to obtain attendance
at meetings.
Bills Pasaed.
Upon the calendar two bills were passed
as follows:
H. F. 7—To amend section 5141, statutes
of 1884, relating to the limitation of the time !
within which action may be commenced for
the foreclosure of mortgages.
H. F. 18 —To amend chapter 46, general laws
of 1889, entitled an act to establish a probate
code.
On general orders the following bills
were recommended to pass:
S. F. 13—Relating to the duties of the re
porter of the supreme court. Wilson.
Omitted Taxes.
Under the present tax law it not in
frequently happens that taxes are omitted
in assessment and that an innocent pur
thaser suddenly finds himself confronted
by a heavy total of unpaid charges. Mr.
Deming introduced a bill to-day for the
relief of a purchaser under such circum
stances. It provides for the nullification
of any taxes which may have been
omitted in assessments up to the time
the last transfer of property took place.
Another cigarette bill appeared this
morning. Its provisions seem to be sub
stantially the same as those of the Allen
bill. It was referred to the same com
mittee and the result will probably be a
measure partaking of some of the fea
tures of each of the two acts proposed.
The bill is the work of Mr. Schwarg.
The house has a reading clerk at last.
John Jones of Minneapolis, the candidate
on trial for some days, was officially
named this morning.
To Fix Ip a Law.
In a certain decision the state supreme
court criticised that section of the pres
ent law which provides for an extension of
the life of corporations. It appears that the
act is valid as to certain classes of cor
porations, but not as to banks, and also
that its title is defective. A bill by Mr.
Lornmen substantially re-enacts the pres
ent law with modifications and adds a most
important section requiring the payment of
the present graduated fee whenever a cor
poration claims an extension of existence.
The Hendrieks' bill of yesterday was not
recognized at the time as being the consti
tutional amendment defeated at the last
election. Its object is to provide an en
larged field of investment for the perma
nent university and school fund.
Hail itißnraiice Bill.
The house agricultural committee this af
ternoon considered a plan for mutual hail
insurance under the direction of county audi
tors and the state auditor. C. .1. McCollum,
of Hallock, appeared before the committee.
Under his plan, farmers desiring to insure
their crop wil notify the county auditor, giv
ing the number of acres, and will receive a
policy. The county auditor will report all
grain insured in his county to the state audi
tor. After the crop has been gathered, the
losses are figured up and assessed at so much
per acre on all grain insured. The assess
ment becomes a first lien on the crop.
\ew House Billn.
H. F.. lie, Dowling—To amend section 665
of the general statutes of Minnesota of 3894,
as amended by chapter 177 of the general
laws of 1899, relating to the pay of county
commissioners. Towns and counties.
H. P. 117, Laybourn—To amend chapter 75
of the general laws of the state of Minne
sota for the year 1897, providing for taxation
for educational purposes. Taxes and tax
laws.
H. F. 118, Laybourn—To appropriate money
WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUABY 30, 1901.
to reimburse William J. Bates, administrator
of the- estate of Nelson Sellers, deceased, for
1 moneys paid as collateral Inheritance taxes
under chapter 293 of the laws of 1897. Ju
diciary.
H. F. 119, Laybourn—To amend section 2
of chapter 41 of the general laws of 1895,
relating to auctioneers. General legislation
H. F. 120, Umland—Relating to the dutits
and compensation of the county surveyor
and the number and compensation of his
deputies in counties which have a popula
tion of 150,000 or over. Towns and counties.
H. F. 121, Xichols— Legalizing and confirm
ing village ordinances in certain oases. Mu
nicipal legislation.
H. F. 122, Lommen—To provide for the ex
tension of the term of corporations and for
the payment of certain fees therefor Cor
porations other than municipal.
H. F. 123, Schurman—To amend section
i'<JH °X c^ a Pter } l of the general statutes of
1894 of the state of Minnesota. Taxes and
tax laws.
H. F. 124, Harden—To amend chapter 175
of the general laws for the year 1895 enti
tled "An act to revise and codify the'insur
ance laws of the state." as amended by sec
tion 1, of chapter 234 of the general laws
for the year 1899, so as to authorize organiza
tion of certain insurance companies to insure
against hail, tornadoes, cyclones and wind
storms. Insurance.
H. F. 125, Anderson—To legalize and vali
date prxeedings had taken and done relative
to the extension of the corporate existence
of banking corporations organized under
chapter 33 of the general statutes of 1878.
Banks and banking.
H. F. 126, Roberts—To authorize railroad
companies to extend or alter their lines of
road and to build branches and to designate
the route or line of any or all such exten
sions, branches and alterations. Railroads.
H. F. 127, Schwarg—To prohibit the sale or
offering for sale or giving away any cigarettes
cigarette paper or substitute therefor and pro
viding a penalty for the violation hereof
Judiciary.
H. F. 128, Deming—To amend section 1631
of the general statures of 1894 relating to the
assessment and collection of taxes. Taxes
and tax laws.
Xornml Board In Session.
Jhe state normal school board is in session
at the capitol. It extended an invitation this
morning to the finance and normal school
committees of the legislature to visit all the
normal schools of the state before passing on
the biennial appropriation bill. The super
intendent of the new Duluth normal school
will probably not be elected until the regu
lar March meeting of the board.
FORMER "U" STUDENT
Minneapolis Friend. May Help "Col- UXEXPLAIXABLE ASSAULT.
Una" Out of a Scrape. Special to The Journal.
Special to The Journal. Rochester, Minn., Jan. 30.— Professor J. W.
Albert Lea, Minn., Jan. 30.—The claim is Granger was assaulted last evening while
made that the man registering here as J. ! walking up Second street, by an unknown
C. Collins and later arrested and locked up man who appeared from an alley and atruck
on the charge of forgery, was at one time hl™ *n the face. The professor fell to the
a student in the state university and has ground and was stunned by the blow. No
friends in Minneapolis. He was repre- c a^e is known for the deed. Several persons
sented at the arraignment yesterday by saw tne affair, but none could recognize the
Former County Attorney Clements and it assailant.—Anna Mackey, aged 18 years
is understood an effort will be made to se- daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Mackey'
cure bail for him, if he is held to the died las»t night- The funeral will be held to
grand jury. morrow from St. Johns church.
The chairmen of the boards of supervis
ors of the towns of Kewry, Geneva, Bath,
Hartland and Preeborn and the presidents
of the village councils of Hartland and
Geneva villages met at the courthouse yes
terday afternoon and on the first formal
ballot selected John C. Johnson of Bath as
commissioner from the first district to suc
ceed George P. Lattin, who resigned when
chosen county superintendent of schools
to succeed State Superintendent Olsen. All
the vacancies in the county occasioned by
Mr. Olsen's promotion have been filled.
As yet no one has been arrested for
breaking into the register of deeds' office
but the authorities have some circumstan-
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tial evidence and are looking for more
before a strike is made, as it is deemed
unwise to move until there is evidence
enough to convict.
OUT FOR REVENGE
Murderous Attack on a. Pierre Man
Charged to Hustlera.
Special to The Journal.
Pierre, S. D., Jan. 30.—1. W. Bradshaw,
the owner of the bunch of horses recently
recovered from a crowd of rustlers near
Yankton, is lying at his hotel in this city
with a bad knife wound in his side. His
version of the cause of it is that in pass
ing a dark corner last night two men,
one a tall one and the other smaller,
jostled against him and asked if his name
was Bradshaw. He answered yes,' when
one of them struck at him and as he
warded off the blow, the other struck
him with a knife. He did not recognize
either man, but thinks it was a move for
revenge on the part of the rustlers.
The state press association is in ses
sion here to-day. At the forenoon meet
ing a committee was appointed to draft
a bill to change the present law of pub
lishing estray notices. Another session
was held this afternoon and papers read.
A reception and banquet will be tendered
the members at the Locke Hotel this
evening.
BIG POULTRY SHOW
Over a. Thousand Barred Plymouth
Rocks Entered ut Mitchell.
Special to The Journal.
Mitchell, S. D., Jan. 30.—The second an
nual exhibition of the South Dakota
Poultry and Pet Stock association was
opened to the public last evening, and a
lot of very fine birds were shown. This
year the Barred Plymouth Rocks take the
lead in number of entries, there being
over 1,000 in this class alone. The birds
are of a very fine quality and it is be
lieved the scorings will run light.
The show will last three days, closing
Friday nig-ht. W. S. Russell of Ottumwa,
lowa, arrived this morning and will judge
the birds.
NO TROUBLE ABOUT THAT.
Chicago Tribune.
"These are your facts and figures." said
the clerk in the office of the party manager.
'You'll have to write your own peroration
of oourae."
Not much!" exclaimed the newly engaged
spellbinder, gathering up the documents and
putting them in his pocket. "I've got half
a dozen perorations left over from 1896."
BORROWINQ TROUBLE.
Indianapolis Journal.
"What was that sculptor so agitated
about?"
"He said he'd go to laying brick before he'd
model any shirt-waist-man statues."
BACON AND CUPPETT
They Must Show Canae for Acting
on Lee's Board.
Special to The Journal.
Pierre, S. D., Jan. 30.—Attorney-General
Pyle will to-day ask the supreme court
to Issue a writ citing Bacon and Cuppett
to appear and show cause for continuing
to act as members of the board of chari
ties and corrections after their succes
sors had been appointed by Governor
Herreid. The court will grant the writ
and set the hearing for the near future.
The chemist from the agricultural col
lege and the chemist of the Standard Oil
company will meet here to discuss the
tests imposed by the pending oil inspec
tion bill.
Many leading republicans advocate the
holding of a party caucus to discuss the
saloon license proposition from a party
standpoint, holding that the taking of this
money from the state involves a serious
party question.
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