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FRIDAI EVENING. rAPEIL' 12, 1901.
The Work of the Legislature. Beat tax levy of 30 mills for the support of State normal schools. The Johnsrud county option billl. BILLS THAT BECAME LAWS Bills that have received the signature of Governor Van Sant are given herewith in a classified list, according to the ob ject of the measure. The labor of com paring and enrolling takes considerable time and the bills of the last two day 3 have not yet reached the governor's hands. He has three day 3in which to »igu them. Educational. S. F. 47, McCarthy— Amending section 1, ©hayter 102, general laws of 1899, providing for the issue of bonds for the purchase of sites and weotlng school houses iv indepen dent school districts. H. F. 10L Alley—Amending section 3668, general statutes of 1894, relating to the or ganization of new school districts. H. F. 301, Pope—Repealing the special 2 xnlll school tax in Kanabec county. H. F. 97, Wallace—To increase the number of high schools in any county entitled to state aid from five to seven. S. F. 213, Knatvold—Appropriating $11,500 for granting an additional $100 to the state high schools receiving aid in August, 1900; $15,200 to be distributed $200 each, to state graded schools; $8,100 for semigraded schools and $9,500 for rural schools. H. F. 275, Benson—Permitting citizens aggrieved by the action of county commis sioners in. organizing uew school districts or Jailing to organize them, to appeal to the distriot court. H. F. 106, Morley—Authorizing the estab lishment and maintenance of kindergarten ■chools by boards of education. H. F. 214, Alford—Providing for the ex tezißion of state aid to rural schools. S. F. 366, Committee on Education—Adding a superintendent or principal of a high school to the state high school board and requiring high schools to maintain an optional busi ness or English course. H. F. 34ti, Phillips—To regulate the com mitment of incorrigibtes. S. F. 222, Grindeland—Providing for uniform ■tate certificates for teachers in certain pub lic schools. Entitles teachers holding certifi cates of this year's course in normal schools to first-class certificates. H. F. 455, Committee on Education—Provid ing that if the amount available for state aid to schools is not sufficient to pay the full Quota to all schools entitled to aid it shall be distributed pro rata, and fixing the stand ing appropriation as follows: For high, schools. $115,000: graded schools, $52,000: high school board and state inspectors, $9 500 --eemigraded schools, $25,<KH>; rural schools, f60,000. S. F. 242, Dart—Providing for fref education of any graduate of the t-rate school for the b!fnd who is a resident or the state. ■ H. F. 43, Armstrong, G. W.—Providing Mr free tuition at the university for veterans of the civil war or the war with Spain, and providing for refunding lUtion already paid by such persons. H. F. 357, Sweet—Amending the act defining ■chool holidays to include Labor Day. Penal Code. H. P. 25, Sweet—Relating to the crime of kidnapping. Raise* the maximum penalty to twenty years. H. P. 243, Wallace—Defining the crime of forgery in the third degree, and prohibiting the false making, alteration, counterfeiting or forging of any certificate, card, seal or re ceipt of any labor organization. H. F., 210, Roberts—To prohibit the Im proper use of the badges or insignia of the Loyal Legion and the G. A. R. S. F. 434, Bnyder—Establishing a probation system for juvenile delinquents. Raises the limit from 18 to 21 years. S. P. 198, Buckman—Making it a misde meanor for employes who obtain transporta tion or other advancements, to be repaid in labor, to refuse to perform the labor or repay the advancements. H. F. 234, Demlng—To permit the parole of life prisoners after serving thirty-five years, minus the reduction for good behavior. . (Became a law without the governor's sig nature.) Constitutional Amendments. H. F. 100, Hendricks—Proposing an amend ment to section 6, article S, constitution of Minnesota, relating to school funds, educa tion and science. Permitting the state to Invest funds in county, city, town, village or ■ school district bonds within the state, not exceeding 15 per cent of assessed valuation of real property, and no loans for less than « per cent or for a period shorter than five years. Resolution* and Memorial* to Con- • ' Kress. : S. "F. 71, Potter—Calling upon the Minne sota delegation to use their best efforts for the passage of the Grout bill. • S. F. 94, Judiciary Committee—Making ap plication to congress, under article 5 of the constitution, for the submission of an amend ment to the constitution making United States senators elective by popular vote. '•"• H. F. 132. Bean—For the establishment of a national park and military cemetery at Fort Ridgely. .-. . , . . . H. F. 77, Roberts—Asking the submission of an amendment to the constitution confer ring power in congress to define, regulate, prohibit and dissolve trusts. 'nSBgSgH H. F. 320, Peterson, S. D.—Relating to the construction of federal buildings in the second class postoffice cities of Minnesota. H. F. 394, Peterson, S. D.—Asking congress to extend to the citizens of Minnesota who actually participated in the military opera tion* of the Indian war of 1862-1864 and their surviving widows and children the benefits of the pension laws. H. F. 632, —Memorializing congress relative to the education of Indian children in Minnesota. H. F. 667, Hurd— naming of a United States war vessel after the state of Minne sota. ■ -. Relating? to Courts. 8. F. 13, Wilson—Relating to the duties of the reporter of the supreme court S. F. 83, Meilicke—Fixing general terms of the district court in Cottonwood county H. F. 306, 271, 515, 399—Fixing general terms of court in the twelfth, fifteenth, seventeenth and sixteenth judicial districts. H. F. 544, Judiciary Committee—Authorizing the judges of the supreme court to employ stenographers, and appropriating $4,000 an nually for their compensation. Appropriations. S. F. 1, KnatTOld—Appropriating $150,000 for the expenses of the present session of the legislature. B. F. 53, McGill—Appropriating $495 for the services of John Devereux as drillmaster at • Port Snelling hi 1861. H. F. 424, Appropriations Committee—Pro viding for the representation of Minnesota at the Pan-American exposition at Buffalo and appropriating $20,000 for the same. County Officers. S. F. 66, Daugherty— Fixing the salary of assistant county attorneys in St. Louis coun-ty. S. F. 105, Hawkins—lncreasing the number of county ccinmissioners in St. Louie county from five U seven. S. F. 163, tloverud—To require the attend ance of the county attorneys at coroner's in quests. H. F. 537, Bos-worth—Fixing the salary of the probate judge of Houston county at $1,200 per iear. H. F. 215, Alford—Fixing compensation o? sheriff of St. Louis county at $3,000, instead of present fee system. H. F. 507, Jackson—Empowering Ramsey county commissioners to acquire and improve lands for public park? and parkways. H. F. 55, Brown—Relating to power and compensation of county commissioners in cer tain cases. Limits giving temporary relief to poor persons. H. F. 66, Bury—Fixing the salary of the Judge of probate of Lake county. H. F. 143, Xoyes— Fixing the salary of the Judge of probate of Carlton county. H. P. 699, Laybourn—Fixing the salaries of county treasurer at $3,000 and county auditor at 3.500 in St. Louis county, and granting the county treasurer $9,000 and the county auditor $12,000 for clerk hire. S. F. 372, Batz—Providing for the destruc tion of lists of personal property, by county auditors, after six years have elapsed, unless proceedings for collection have been insti tuted. Lejtal Procedure. IT. F. 7, Dunn—Relating to the limitation Of time within which actions may be com menced for the foreclosure'of mortgages. S. F. 8, Coller—Declaring standard central time legal time within Minnesota for all pub lic and private purposes. S. F. 38, McCarthy—Requiring judges who have been interested in cases to grant changes of venue. S. F. 233, Wilson—Requiring publication of articles of incorporation in a legal newspaper tor two successive issues. S. F. 310, Sheehan—Providing that gradu ates of any accrediated lay school within the ■tate may be admitted to the bar on present- Ing diplomas. S. F. 351, Horton— Authorizing district Judges to fix the day of the term on which jxtit jurors shall be convened. H. F. 204, Stevenson—Relating to providing counsel for defendant in certain criminal cases. S. F. 82, Fitzpatrick—Providing that the granting of a new trial shall not presume that-the verdict was not justified by the evi dence. 3. F. 121. Judiciary Committee—Requiring district court judges to file decision* within five months of the hearing of a ease g. F. 270, Judiciary Committee— Permitting exception to any ruling, order or decision of a judge in any court of record to be taken when eu appeal is filed or on a motion for a new trial. H. F. 190, Johnson—Providing for exception to the sufficiency of sureties on bonds in ac tions for the recovery of personal property iv Justice and municipal court*. S. F. 423, Wilson—Giving district courts jurisdiction over violation of the act which regulates the practice of dentistry. S. F. 225, Sonierville—Relating to municipal courts In cities having less than 5,000 inhab itants. Determines amount of cost* to be as sessed. S. F. 324, Judiciary Committee—Relating to the giving of surety bands by certain officers. Allowing receiver and assignees for premium on their bonds. S. F. 387. Sweningsen—Limiting the time for the commencement of recovery of estates in dower or by the courtesy, in certahi cases. H. F. 35, Grass—Providing for the release of defendants in criminal actions upon per fecting an appeal and giving bond. S. F. 15, Wilson —Relating to the prepara tion and settlement of bills of exceptions. S. F. 28, Coller—Relating to notices to be contained in summons. S. F. 37, Coller—Relating to notice to cred itors. S. F. 112, Coller—Providing that iv the event an attorney gives cause for disbarment, the board of examiners at law shall bring proceedings, and the complainant, instead ot becoming prosecutor, merely acts as a wit ness. S. F. 182, Judiciary Committee—Providing that personal summons in civil actions with out the state shall have the same force and effect as service by publication. S. F. 205, Horton—Providing that soldiers and sailors outside the jurisdiction of the state may execute legal instruments before any commissioned officer of the army or navy, and that the certificate of two witnesses shall be prima facie avidence. Property, Real and Personal. H. P. 8, Dunn—Relating to mortgages .and conveyances of personal property and con tracts creating or reserving a lien thereoa. H. F. 39, Sweet—Relating to the definition of the word "conveyance." H. F. 6, Dunn—Limiting the terms of leases which may be created by the act of holding over of tenants of urban real estate after the expiration of lease thereof. S. F. 140, Wilson—Subjecting the salary and wages of officers and employes of counties, cities, towns, villages and school districts to garnishment, attachment and execution. H. F. 103, Schutz—Relating to sales of real estate by executors and administrators. H. F. 109, Haugland—Relating to the time within which certificates of redemption from mortgage foreclosure sales shall be recorded. H. P. 110, Haugland—Relating to the time within which certificates of redemption from execution sales shall be filed. S. F. 42, Young—Denning the liability of a husband or wife for the debts of the other and establishing their joint and several lia bility for household supplies iv certain cases. S. F. 275, Lord—Legalizing wills subscribed in other states according to the laws of such states. S. F. 331, Baldwin—Relating to mortgages, providing that liens shall not continue for more than two years after maturity, as against creditors and innocent purchasers. H. F. 374, Judiciary Committee—Relating to service of summons on garnishees. S. F. 33, Wilson—Providing that in case tenants leave leased premises before the ex piration of their lease and pay up for the full term, landlords may re-enter at once without waiting. S. F. 226, Judiciary Committee—Relating to deals for the conveyance of real estate, and prescribing a new form. Taxation. H. F. 1, Laybourn—Providing for the ap pointment of a tax commission to revise and codify the tax laws of the state, and appro priating $12,000 to pay salaries and expenses. H. F. 79, Anderson—Appropriating $11,114.39 to reimburse taxes illegally collected under the inheritance tax law of 1897. S. F. 430, Wilson—Authorizing the tax com mission to send for witnesses and papers. S. F. 173, Snyder—To require persons bid ding in property at tax sales to pay the amount of all tax judgments outstanding. 11. F. 47, Nichols—Raising the gross earn ings tax on express companies to 6 per cent. H. F. 291, Jacobson—Raising the gross earn ings tax on railroad properties to 4 per cent, subject to consent of the people at the next general election. H. F. 242, Peterson, J. A.—Providing that in case telegraph and telephone companies fail to pay taxes assessed by the act of 1891, the attorney general may bring action in any county. Militia and G. A. It. H. F. 15, Jackson—Authorizing the appoint ment of a commission to ascertain yie posi tions of Minnesota troops in the campaign and siege of Vicksburg and appropriating money for necessary traveling expenses. H. F. 557, Dobbin—Providing permanent headquarters in the capitol building for tne Grand Army of the Republic for storing sup plies and relics, and providing for an annual report from the commander of the Minnesota department to the governor. S. F. 190, Greer—Providing for an adequate water supply and extension of range facili ties on the state camp grounds, also the en largement of the grounds and buildings. Set ting aside not to exceed $10,000 of the amount to be received by the state from Spanish war claims. S. F. 269, Shell—Regulating the number and grade officers and enlisted men in the national guard to conform with the organ ization of the regular army, and prescribing the duties of regimental quartermasters. H. F. 112, Roberts—For the preservation Of the original records of the civil war in the adjutant general's office. State liiNtltiiiioiiN and Finances, S. F. 64, Johnson—Requires f?iends to pay expense of removing patients from insane hospitals. H. F. 137, Dunn—Locating the first state fish hatchery at St. Paul, acquiring a site therefor, and empowering the game and fish commission to enlarge, equip and develop the same, and to acquire additional lands and premises therefor. S. F. 280, Stockton—Authorizing the board of directors of the state school for defectives to sell a small part of the institution grounds cut off by a railway line. S. F. 56, .Wilson—Conveying to the United States government 6.99 acres of soldiers' home land for the maintenance of a lock and dam in the Mississippi river. S. F. 363, Snyder—Authorizing the board of regents of the university to accept gifts for educational purposes, and to manage, invest and dispose of the same. S. F. 46, Goller—Transferring to the state treasury a special fund, heretofore held by the public examiner for the redemption of the Issues of state bank notes. S. F. 106, Jones, J. D.—Providing for the reservation by the state of all mineral con tained or that may hereafter be found in ore on lands now held, owned or claimed by the state. H. F. 41. Hurd—Placing the state oil in spector's office on a salary basis after Jan. 1, 1903. H. F. 36, Torson—Creating a state board of control and providing for the management and control of the charitaMe, penal and cor rectional institutions of the state. H. F. 498, Peterson, J. A.—Creates a state board of deposits to consist of state treasurer, state auditor, secretary of state, attorney genera! and public examiner. H. F. 250. Hickey—Reducing tbe rate of n terest on contracts arising from the sale of land belonging to the state, from 5 to 1 per cent on contracts running ten years or more. H. F. 147, Torry—Providing for the sale of 6,395 acres of state "and in Kandiyohi county, and for the appraisal of improvements made by tenants. S. F. 159, Horton—Extending the limit of cost on the new capitol to $3,000,000. S. F. 345, Hawkins—Relating to the deposit of public funds. Hennepln County. S. F. 20, Wilson—Permitting an additional levy for school purposes in districts of over 50,000 inhabitants, allowing a total of 8 mills. S. F. 98. Jepson—Authorizing the city coun cil to issue $215,000 in bonds for the construc tion of bridges. S. F. 431,' Jepson—Altering the boundary lines between the thirty-eig-hth and forty fourth legislative districts. S. F. 447, Hennepin Delegation—Providing for the transfer of jvstice's dockets, judg ments and proceedings in Minneapolis to the municipal court. 9. F. 25, Potter—Authorizing the issue of $186,000 in certificates of indebtedness for completing and furnishing city hall. S. F. 303, Wilson—Fixing the term of the clerk of the municipal court at six years, and raising his salary from $1,800 to $2,400; also raising the salary of the second assistant from $1,000 to $1,200. 9. F. 479, Snyder—Requiring the proper au thorities of cities of 50,000 inhabitants to re fund money paid in excess of the cost of local improvements. S. F. 428, Hennepin Delegation—Authoriz ing city council to issue ,:nd s.ell municipal bonds and use the proceeds for defraying the cost of local improvements in advance of the collection of special assessments, to the ex tent of $150,000. H. F. 634, Hennepin Delegation—Authorizes park board to compromise judgments for spe cial assessments in certain cases. E. F. 368, Potter—Limiting the number of liquor licenses to be issued in places border ing on the patrol limits to five on one side of each block. S. F. 501, Snyder— Providing for the crea tion of art commissions In cities of over 50,000 population. S. F. 385. E. E Smith—Authorizing cities of over 50,000 to' establish, maintain and operate employment offices. THE MINNEAPOLIS JOTJKNAI). S. F. 651, Potter—Amending the act per mitting an issue of certificates of indebted ness for completion of the city hall, provid ing instead for a boud issue. Itsimsej County. H. F. 416, Ramsey County Delegation—Au thorising county commissioners to appropriate $400 annually for team hire for county sur veyor. H. F. 29, Rich —Increasing the compensation of the county commissioners. „ H. F. 37G, Hurd—Empowering county com missioners of counties over 50,000, on the peti tion of 200 resident wheelmen, to appoint side path commissioners and to license bicycles and apply the fund so raiped to the building of paths. i H. F. 507, Jackson —Authorizing Ramsey county to procure title to land lor public parks. H. F. 240, Dunn—Authorizing cities of OTCT 50,000 inhabitants to acquire land for parks. K. S. 240, Jackson—Authorizing cities of over 50,000 inhabitants to acquire lands for parks and parkways outside the corporate limits, but adjacent to existing parks and parkways situated therein. S. F. 299, Ives—Providing for issuing certif icates of indebtedness to the amount of $150, --000 to defray the cost of paving street in tersections in cities of over 50,000. bounties. Cities, Towns and Vllltißes. S. F., Daugherty—Authoriziug Duluth to secure a bridge across the harbor channel separating the town from Minnesota Point. b. F. 388, Roverud—Authorizing incorpor ated villages to expend money in erecting works to protect their villages from floods or inundations. S. F. 57, Gausewitz—To permit cities and villages to receive and Invest gifts and be quests. Permitting use of bequests for pub lic kindergartens. H. F. 595, Steams and Blue Earth County Delegations—Authorizing cities and villages having a population of less than 50,000 to ac cept proposed donations for public libraries. H. F. 491, Stark—Repealing special law incorporating the village of North Branch, Chisago county. S. F. 7, Miller—Requiring certain munici pal corporations to pay for clerical work and printing done for the charter commissions of such cities. S. F. 100, Nixon—Authorizing county com missioners to appropriate not to exceed $2,500 lor erecting monuments or memorial halls to the union soldiers of the war of the re bellion. S. F. 62, Meilicke—Applying the provisions of section 1216, general statutes of 1894, to all villages having two or more election precincts, but dispensing with the publica tion of notice in newspapers. H. F. 318, Pope—Authorizing auditor of Kanabec county to distribute to the several I school districts special taxes collected. S. F. 4, Smith, J. H.—Providing for the payment of county orders issued in behalf of unorganized counties. S. F. IS7, MeKusick—Transferring an ap propriation for a bridge in Pine county to the road and bridge fund. S. F. 245, Thompson—Providing $800 annu ally for clerk 'hire for county treasurers in counties of 28,000 or less, where the compen sation is $1,000 or less. S. F. 48, McCarthy—To provide for a method of administrating district poorhouses by the counties concerned. S. F. 36, Schaller —Authorizing villages to refund their bonded indebtedness, and Insure payment of interest. S. F. 76, Brower—Enabling county commis sioners, at any time before Aug. 1, to issue bonds to fund the floating indebtedness exist ing Feb. 1, 1901, and levying taxes for the payment thereof. S. F. 17, Jahnson—Relating to public libra ries. S. F. 404—Authorizing the division of or ganized towns by boards of county commis sioners. H. F. 268, Pope—Authorizing county com missioners to issue certificates of indebted ness to take up warrants issued for payment of road work. H. F. 270, Nichols,—To provide that where prisoners of one county are kept in the jail of another county, in which not more than three prisoners are kept, the county to which the prisoners belong shall pay Jl.i'o per day each. S. V. 514, Schaller—Authorizing cities of 10,000 inhabitants or less to sprinkle streets and assess the cost on abutting property. H. F. 289, Kelly—Prohibiting police officers of cities from receiving fees in any action brought in the name of the state. 11. F. 431, Schurman—Relating to the man agement of relief funds for fire departments. S. F. 117, Miller —Authorizing incorporated villages and cities of less than 10,000 to con struct and rebuild sidewalks and sewers, to assess the benefits on adjoining property, to make such assessment payable in three an nual installments with interest, and author izing the village or city to issue orders bear ing interest. H. F. 716, McCarthy—Limit.of tax levy in the counties of Beltrami and Cass raised to $50,000 annually, excepting a 10-mill tax for school purposes, and amount of county war rants outstanding is limited to $20,000. S. F. 230, McCarthy—Legalizing indebted ness contracted by the counties of Cass and Beltrami. S. F. 523, Potter—Relating to sinking fund investments in cotmties, cities or other mu nicipal corporations, permitting them, to in vest in their own bonds, irrespective of the time of maturity. H. F. 464, Anderson—Authorizing city coun cils in cities of less than 50,000 to rename streets, highways and parks. H. F. 407, Babcock—Authorizing and regu lating appeals from allowance of claims by i village councils. H. F. 356, Sander—Relating to the addition of territory for public park or cemetery pur poses to incorporated villages. S. F. 343,—Benedict —Amending the act re lating to holding township elections within the limits of an incorporated village in such township. S. F. 265, Jepson—Providing that coroners | shall receive a fee of $5 for each viewing. S. F. 287, McGovern—Providing a method J for the payment of debts of dissolved munici i palities. j S. F. 231, McCarthy—Legalizing certain tax I assessments in the counties of Cass and Beltrami. 8. F. 260, Fitzpatrick—Authorizing city councils of cities of from 10,000 to 50,000 in habitants to construct, erect and purchase electric light plants, and issue bonds for such purpose. S. F. 209, drue—Providing for the redis tricting of wards in villages having ward di visions. Probate Courts Acts. H. F. 18, Roberts—Amending the probate code. Permitting a partial distribution before the final settlement of an estate. S. F. 43, Wilson—Relating to the descent of property. S. F. 81, Judiciary Committee—Providing that in case administrators of an estate ne glect to qualify within twenty days after ap pointment, the probate court may appoint an other Derson. ' H. F. 103, Alley—Providing that adminis trators of estates applying for license to sell real estate must show the probate court that such sale is for the best interests of the estate and all persons interested in the same. H. F. 102, Jackson—Providing for appeals from probate court to supreme court, S. F. 340, Ives—Providing that appeals may be taken from the probate court on an order denying an application for the restoration to capacity of any person under guardianship. Game and Fish Law*. S. F. 151, Meilicke—To prohibit the killing or exposure for sale of any variety of aquatic fowl. S. F. 147. Reeves—Repealing special lflw re lating to catching fish in Lakes Whipple and Pelican, Pope county. H. F. 567, Ferris—Amending the game and fish law. Banks and Banking. S. F. 247, Snyder—To protect banks in re ceiving deposits from minors, and providing that upon such minor giving a receipt it shall be a valid release. H. F. 125, Anderson —Legalizing proceedings relative to the extension of the corporate ex istence of certain banking corporations. S. F. 145, Barker—Providing that loans se cured by warehouse receipts in cases where the warehouses are pronounced fireproof may be accepted as security in lieu of fire insur ance policies. H. F, 104, Wallace—Amending the law regu lating Savings banks. Insurance. H. F. 184, Morris—Providing that all insur ance companies, other than secret societies, shall stamp in bold type on the face of their contracts for policies the kind of policy sold. H. F. 87, Schutz—Exempting from the op erations of section 3193, laws of 1894, all township mutual fire insurance companies organized under the laws of the state. Also mutual aid associations and co-operative life insurance societies, wherever organized. Also mutual fire insurance companies organized under the laws of the state, insuring on farm property only. S. F. 292, Horton —Amending the insurance code. H. F. 16">, Morris—Providing for the incor poration, reincorporation and regulation of life insurance companies doing business on the stipulated premium plan. S. F. 272, Young—Permitting farmers" mu tual fire insurance companies to Insure coun try schoolhouses and churches and threshing machines while in operation S. F. 281, Reeves-Relating to town insur ance companies, to limit directors' terms to three years, S. F. 65, Underleak—Relating to insur ance. Elections. H. F. 189, Sweet—Providing a method for calling sneclal ejections in villages of less than 3,00<J. H. F. 405, Anderson—Dividing the state into nine congressional districts. H. F. 9, Roberts—Provides that proposed constitutional amendments shall be printed at the top of the official ballot. S. F. 186, Young—Providing that a vote for one presidential elector shall be counted as a vote for all the electors of the same po litical faith. H. F. 209, Feeuey—Reimbursing W. R. Makood $500 for election contest. H. F. 322, Kelly—Reimbursing H. E. Blair $790.76 for contesting the seat of W. R. Ma hood. H. F. 338, Dunn—Providing for the selec tion of candidates for election by popular vote. Public Health. S. F. 251, Sivright— To prohibit the manu facture and sale of oleomargarin colored to resemble yellow butter. , S. F. 305, Daugherty—To prohibit the manu facture and sale of spirituous, fermented or malt liquors containing dangerous adulter ants. S. F. 327, Benedict—To provide a fine for the adulteration of candy. S. F. 326, Benedict—To prohibit the sale of adulterated liquors without giving the pur chaser notice. S. F. 132, Chilton—Requiring midwives to secure permits from the state medical board. S. F. 549, Young—Grade of offense for de ception in the manufacture and sale of imi tation butter changed from a felony to a misdemeanor. S. F. 179, Nolan—To prevent boards of health from slaughtering animals not in fected with contagious disease, on the ground that they have been exposed to the disease by being on the same premises as infected animals. H. F. 571, Bush—Providing for the dispo sition of fines collected at the instance of local boards of health. Curative Acts. H. F. 14G, Swanson—To correct an error in extension of corporate existence o f an elevator company at Cokato. S. F. 146, McCarthy—Legalizing village bonds heretofore executed under chapter 200, laws of 1893. S. F. 127, McGill—To cure defects in tax sales when notice has not been posted or published within the time prescribed. S. F. 353, MeKusick—Legalizing certain vil lage corporations not incorporated in compli ance with the law. S. F. 313, Hospes—Providing that certain records of certified copies of the .records of deeds, after having been recorded for twenty years with the register of deeds, shall be prima facie evidence of the existence of the original deed. S. F. J67, McCarthy—Legalizing and con firming village ordinances, contracts and grants of franchises for waterworks, electric light, heat and power plants in certain cases. S. F. 208, Baldwin —Legalizing sheriff's cer tificates in certain cases. H. F. 637, Dunn—Legalizing certificates is sued by municipalities of the sale of real property upon judgments and pursuant to the orders »f the district court, for delinquent assessments for local improvements, which were not properly witnessed or acknowledged. H. F. 361, Smith—Legalizing proceedings for the incorporation of certain societies. H. F. 409, Stevenson—Legalizing certain mortgage foreclosure sales. H. F. 417, Grass—Legalizing bonds hereto fore issued by incorporated villages. H. F. 473, Jackson—Legalizing the incor poration of church societies in certain cases. H. F. 624, Judiciary Committee—Providing for the settlement of the Little Falls & Da kota land grant. H. F. 623, Judiciary Committee—Repealing the Little Falls & Dakota land grant act. Roads and Bridges. H. F. 135, Mark—Appropriating $425 for a road and bridge in Mille Lacs county. H. F. 14, Gandrud—Allowing a deduction of road tax in cases where broad-tire wagons are used. H. F. 296, Dorsey—Amending the statutes with reference to laying out judicial high ways. S. F. 358, Young—Providing for the laying out of roads to connect isolated tracts of lands with highways. Drainage. H. F. 131, Drainage Committee—Establish ing a drainage commission and providing for the drainage of the swamp and marshy lands of the state, and apropriating $25,000 annually. S. F. 401, Myran—A memorial to congress from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, requesting a federal commission to investigate the drainage of swamp lands. Miscellaneous. S. F. 23, Coller— Providing for the incorpo ration of grand lodge, and subordinate lodges of the A. O. U. W. ajid etate caonps and local camps of the M. W. A. S. F. 58, Judiciary Committee—Provides for transfer of records of Jog marks in the lum ter districts, -and makes them public. S. F. 211, Stockton—Providing for the vest ing and transfer of the property of religious societies when tnich societies have ceased or may cease to exist. H. F. 107, Schwarg—To prevent the pastur ing or grazing of animals in the public streets and highways of unincorporated villages. H. F. 451, Jackson—Prohibits distribution of property other than dividends on capital stock ol" i orporations other than those for pecuniary profit until after dissolution of corporation. 11. F. lti:j, Hunt —Raising the bounty on female wolves to $15. H. F. 38, Haugen—Permitting district counts to change the names of cemeteries on appli cation. S. F. 52, Smith, J. H.—Appropriating $75,000 for seed grain loans for farmers whose crops wtre destroyed by drought or storms in 1900. H. F. 265, Morley—Providing for the de struction of the ox-eyed daisy. H. F. 281, O'Neil—Extending the boundary line of Itasca state park at the outlet of Itasca lake. is. F. 193, Jepson— Repealing law which authorized the president and financial secre tary of the board of trustees of Carleton col lege to convey real estate. H. F. 191, Peterson, G.—Authorizing the Minnesota Valley Historical society to erect a granite pyramid upon the land owned by the state in Renville county, comprising a part of the ground on which was fought the battle of Birch Coulee. S. F. 20ti, Lord—Amending the general laws relating to auctioneers so as to limit licenses to citizens of a county, and to prohibit prac tice beyond limits of county v/here license is Issued, and adjoining counties. S. F. 414, Miller—lncreasing the number of the legislative manual to be printed to 20,000. H. F. 425, Committee oil Agriculture—Pro viding a tax on dogs, to go into a fund to pay for damages committed by dogs killing or injuring sheep. H. F. 581, Burns—Granting to persons, partnerships and associations the same rights to maintain telephone lines and exchanges that are tiow granted to corporations. H. F. 280, O'Neil—To accept erected sta tionary platforms constructed at Itasca state park by the Mississippi river commission. H. F. 263, Fust—Providing for the regula tion and supervision of barber schools and colleges. H. F. 213, Haugland—Amending the statute relating to horse stealing bounty. S. F. 416, McGill—Relating to the printing of reports of state officers. S. F. 113, Daly—Preventing and restraining operators of pools, trusts and conspiracies. Marriage and Divorce. S. P. 314, Snyder—Allowing- permanent ali mony to be assessed on earnings and in come. S. F. 429, Pitzpatrick—Authorizing the suc cessor of any person who has "heretofore sol emnized a marriage in this state, but has failed to deliver a certificate to the clerk of courts, and who has died, removed from the state or become incapacitated, to make a transcript of the record which shall be filed and shall be prima facie evidence. H. F. 65, Umland —Regulating the marriage of persons having been divorced, and prohib iting their remarriage within six months. H. F. 73, Sweet—Prohibiting advertise ments soliciting business in matters of di vorce. Grain and Warehouse. H. F. 330, H. K. Nelson—Establishing state inspection and weighing of grain at country points, and making such country points ter minal points. 3. F. 202, Coller— Making New Prague a terminal point for the weighing and inspec tion of grain. Labor. S. F. 172, Snyder—Licensing persons oper ating passenger elevators in cities having a population of over 50,000. H. F. 534, Riley—Providing for liens upon horses and # other animals for the cost of shoeing the same. Corporation*). S. F. 433, Somerville —Amending the Somer ville law requiring the payment of license fees by foreign corporations. H. F: 457, Judiciary—Relating to corpora tions and to the building of extensions and branches of railroads. S. F..468, Somerville —Providing for the ex tension of the term of corporations. 11. F: 376, Hurd—To permit cemetery asso ciations to hold 300 acres. H. F. 435, Stevenson—Amending the stat ute relating to corporations for the operation of private cemeteries and crematories. Special Ijnvrtt .Repealed. H. F. 677 Yon Waid— Repealing law appro priating Tnoney to build a bridge across the Cannon river, in Ocodhuc county. H. F. 706, Ofsthuh—Repealing law regulat ing the running at large of horses, muler, and cattle in towns and villages of Pope county H.. F, 70", Ofsthun— Repealing law <-oneern ing thf running at large of horses, cattle' sheep^ niules and hogs in the counties of Doughs and Pope. PASSED, BUT UNSIGNED In the rush of the last two days, many bills have been passed which the clerks have not had time to enroll for Governor Van Sant's signature. The folowing bills have passed both houses, and only lack the governor's autograph to become laws- S. P. 67, Snyder—Revising and codifying the laws relative to building and loan associa tions, S. F 185, Chilton—Regulating marriage and prohibiting marriage by or with persons af flicted with imbecility," feeble mindedness epilepsy or insanity. S. F. 232, Grue—Appropriating money for reimbursing cities, towns and villages for care of persons infected with contagious dis eases in case* where the state is liable. S>. F. 259, Judiciary—To provide for com pensation of probate judges. S. F. 266, Snyder—Establishing the Torrens system of land title registration in counties of over 75,000. S F. 271, Public Health—Providing for the settlement of claims against local boards of neaitn for care of persons having contagious diseases. •\''tJ?*» HawltlQs—Creating county boards of neaith. S. F. 378, Jepson—Giving county commis- Pn°rftr r1 m r c°uuUes of over 200,000 exclusive control of the central road and bridge fuud an<? regulating the expenditure thereof H. a. 440, Lord—Providing for the revision and codification of the general laws of the StHt6* S. F. 464, Baldwin—Creating a board of poor commissioners for St. Louis county. t iL\ 4oS> Benedict—Amending the statutes wu }° Permit the erection of bridges without draws over the Minnesota, S. F. 604, Dickey—Denning the corporate powers of companies of the national guard. b; v . '• Young— Requiring corporations which increase their capital stock to file witn the secretary of state a duplicate re ceipt showing payment of the required fee. t a. x. 500, I yes—Legalizing certain mort gages given by guardians upon real property. S F 553 Brower and Batz—To fix the fees or clerks of district court in counties of from 50,000 to 100,000. H. F. 646, Kelson, W.—Authorizing judges of probate in counties of more than 150 000 to employ a stenographer. H. F. 640, Aaneson—Authorizing board of county commissioners in certain eases to al low county treasurers compensation for clerk hire. S. F. 135, Batz—Preventing the adulteration and deception in the sale of white leads and mixed paints. S. P. 432—Relating to the sale of intoxicat ing liquors without a license. S. F. 216, Stevenson—Providing for giving of bonds by contractors for public works. H. F. 509, Jackson—Legalizing certain mort gage foreclosure sales and the certificates thereof. H. F. 631, Pope—Fixing the time for holding terms of court in Kanabec county. H. F. 207, Sohwarg—Prohibiting the playing or pool or billiards by minors in places where drinks of any kind are sold. H. F. 427, Bush—Requiring labels on bak ing powder packages to print the list of in gredients in English. H. P. 736, Bosworth—Providing for clerk hire for treasurer and auditor of Houston county. H. F. 415, lackson—Correcting and legal izing plats, additions, subdivisions of towns and cities in the state. H. F. 158, Sweet—Legalizing conveyances of real property made by husband directly t0 wife, and the record of such conveyances. H. F. 10a, Wallace—Amending the act for organization of savings banks. H. P. 453, Berg—Providing for drainage by counties under direction of county commis sioners. H. P. 422, Hickey—Appropriating money for the expenses of Charles S. Schurinan in de fending election contest. H. F. 484, Ward-Relating to clerk hire for judges of probate. 11. P. 644, Roberta—Relating to the levying or taxes for county purposes and requiring certain statements and estimates of the board of county commissioners and limiting the power of such board in the expenditure of money and making of contracts in Hennepiu county. H. P. 438, Johnson—Abolishing highway la bor assessment and require all road taxes to be paid in cash in counties of 150 000 or over and providing for the appointment of one overseer of highways by the board of town supervisors. H. P. 282, Deming—To protect game and nsn within the limits of or adjacent to any public park. H. F. 401, Haugland—To prohibit blind pigs and to abolish the practice of handling intox icating liquors under false and fictitious names, and to effect the confiscation of intox icating liquors unlawfully handled, together with the appliances used in such unlawful handling. H. P. 625, Jacobson—Appropriating money for the general expenses of the state gov ernment. H. P. 319, Cumming—To provide for the aid of non-resident paupers. H. P. 423, Washburn—To enforce a tax on gifts, inheritances, devises, bequests and leg acies. H. F. 126, Roberts—Authorizing railroad companies to extend or alter their lines and to build branches and designate the route or line. H. P. 467, Rich—Authorizing appropriations by boards of county commissioners for im provements in or about navigable lakes. H. P. 493, Committee on Education—To pro vide for the organization of independent school districts by consolidating two or more adjoining districts and for the transportation of children to and from school at public ex pense. H. F. 447, Gandrud—Authorizing villages to prescribe penalties for the violation of ordi nances. H. P. 520, Alford—To restore full civil rights and citizenship to all persons who 'have been or may be convicted of a felony. H. P. 492, Whitford—Relating to marriage. H. P. 256, Washburn —To provide for ihe disposition of all tracts of real estate bid in for the state at the forfeited tax sales. H. F. 511, Washburn—To enforce the pay ment of taxes now remaining delinquent and unsatisfied for 1895, and prior years. S. P. 315, McGovern —Providing for service of summons upon non-resident individuals, associations or partnerships engaging in busi ness in this state. H. F. 426, Bush —Amending the act pre venting adulteration of maple sugar and syrups. H. F. 462, Norman —Amending the act pro hibiting the adulteration of honey. H. F. 354, Roberts—To prohibit county offi cials and employes from becoming interested in contracts or purchases. H. F. 737, Swanson—Providing for a levy of taxes for state purposes. H. F. 446, Hurd—Amending the act pre venting adulteration of flax and linseed oil. H. F. 565, Barteau—Amending the title of the act preventing the use of chemical agents as preservatives in food products. H. F. 666, Judiciary—Authorizing guardians to lease real estate belonging to their wards for terms not exceeding five years. H. F. 444, Anderson—Relating to the pro bate code. H. F. 331, Peterson. J. A.—Providing that, on request of 5 per cent of the voters, city councils may, by two-thirds vote, call spe cial elections for submitting new charters. H. F. 392, Alford—Providing for greater certainty in title to real estate in certain cases. H. F. 556, Dobbin—Prohibiting the issuing of summens from justice courts in Minne apolis. H. F. 308, Deming—Amending the statutes relating to mortgages and conveyances of per sonal property. H. P. 59, Morley—Curing defective fore closures of real estate mortgages by adver tisements in certain cases. H. F. 284, Pope—Relating to allowance of clerk hire of county auditors. H. F. 49G, Deming—To provide against the adulteration of fruit jams and preserves. H. F. 589, Nelson, W. —Authorizing appro priations by board of county commissioners to reimburse certain persons for money ille gally collected as probate fees. H. F. 705, Ofsthun —To regulate the com pensation of the commissioners of Pope county. H. F. 642, Hurd—Making further appropri ation' for the support and maintenance of the national guard. H. F. 367, Morris —Amending the game and fish law. H. F. 553, Sehurman—To amend section 5845, general statutes of 1894. H. F. 153, Hillary—For the relief of James Carney. H. F. 473—Setting apart certain tax title lands for state forestry purposes. H. F. 421—Providing compensation for clerk^s of the district court in certain cases. .H. F. 222—Permitting Councilman Eddie Murphy, St. Paul, to hold two public offices. H. F. 150—Limiting the hours of labor on public works, or work done for the state, to eight hours. H. F. 686—T0 legalize the execution and record of certain instruments authorizing at torneys to foreclose mortgages by advertise ment. H. F. 668. Jackson—Relating to establish ment and maintenance of free public libraries and reading-rooms. H. F. 479, Wilder—To amend an act in re iaiton to the manufacture and sale of baking powders, sugars, syrups, vinegars, lard, spir ituous and malt liquors. H. F. 553, Roberts—To amend the act pro viding for the compensation of county com miasionf rs in certain counties. H. F. 260—A bill for an act to provide for places of detention for alleged insane, etc. H. F. 284—Relating to safaries of county auditors and their clerks in Roseau and Kan abec counties. H. F. 655 —To prescribe the bounds of sen atorial and representative districts. H. F. 543—T0 authorize townships in this state to establish and maintain public bury ing grounds or cemeteries. Miserable Mothers. CHILDREN ROBBED OF THEIR BIRTHRIGHT. The most serious thing in life is ma ternity. The child who inherits weak ness is handicapped for life in the strug gle for existence. The weak and sickly mother surely devotes her offspring to misery and misfortune. The romantic idea of marriage is based on love and love alone. The scientific idea of marriage demands sound health as a basis of mat rimony. The utter helplessness of love is written in a thousand experiences of young motherhood. The child, the mother would die for, cries in her arms, and she is too weak and worn to comfort it. She can do naught but weep in sympathy. As surely as the most serious thing in life is maternity so the most necessary . thing for the prospective mother is pre paration. For preparation is possible. There is, in general, no need for the weakness and weariness so often associ ted with maternity. There is no need for the nervous anxiety, the prolonged birth pangs, and after enervation, so commonly experienced by mothers. In this day, even women understand the training necessary for athletic ex ercise. They know that to successfully sustain the strain of outdoor sports they must prepare themselves by training. And yet the average woman will face the great strain of maternity without the slightest preparation for the extraordin ary event before her. Nerves, muscles are all to be submitted to an extraordinary strain and yet there is no attempt to fit them for the ordeal. PROPER PREPARATION. The fact needs to be impressed on every woman that she can prepare for the strain of motherhood as she can pre pare for any other extraordinary demand to be made upon the vital forces. The nature of this preparation is well set forth in the following letter: "I take pleasure in informing you of the birth of a boy in perfect health, on May 18th, 1899," writes Mrs. L,. E. Corti, of Waltonville, Pa., Box 35. "I cannot find words sufficiently strong to express to you my thanks, for the baby's coming 'was almost without pain, and when my husband arrived with the doctor the child was already born. The neighbors who were with me, and my husband and the doctor conld not believe their eyes. Hav ing suffered so much before I never be lieved myself able to be delivered of a H. F. 619—T0 amend section 145 of the gen eral laws of Minnesota for the year 1885. H. F. 676— Relating to teachers" certificates. H. F. 463, Gandrud—To establish state weighing and inspection of grain at the city of Wlllmar. H. F. 612, Deming—To amend the act re lating to the time of commencement of ac tions. H. F. 335, Armstrong—To provide for tho construction, equipment and regulation of hotels, inns and public lodging-houses. H. P. 2. r>l, Hickey—For the relief of Jane Ward and to appropriate $1,000 therefor. H. F. 578, Haugland—To amend the stat utes relating to school orders and duties of clerk. j H. F. 390, Brower—To amend an act to pro : vide for the assessment and collection of taxes. H. F. 525, Nichols—Providing for additional compensation to certain clerks of the dis trict court in this state. H. F. 610, Alford—To prevent Incompetent persons from working as journeymen plumb ers or conducting the business of plumbing in any city, town or village having a system of sewer or water works. H. F. 369, Dobbin—To amend the statutes relating to the disbursement of the soldiers' relief fund. H. F. 364, Dobbin—Relating to the care, custody and disposition of property of de ceased soldiers, sailors and maries dying as inmates of the Soldiers' Home. H. F. 312—T0 amend an act to prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases among domestic animals in this state. H. F. 64, Hillmond—To amend the statutes relating to public schools. H. F. 480, Thompson—To amend the stat utes relating to public highways in town ships and to authorize assessments and levy of taxes therefor. H. F. 563, Scherf—To amend section 2797, general statutes, relating to corporations. H. F. 578—Relating to school orders and duties of clerks. H. F. 381—Relating to log liens I GOLD SEAL 192 \ "SPECIAL DRY." "BRUT." 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F. 35a—Proposing a constitutional ameu<J m«nt to authorize the establishment of % road and bridge fund. H. F. 254—Relating to changes in Va.9 boundary lines between two counties. H. F. 659 —Providing for contests in slat* elections. H. F. 691—Relating to public schools. H. F. sti2—To determine the descent vl reaJl estate. H. F. 525 —Providing additional eoinpensan tion to clerks of the district court. EL F. 392 —To provide for greater certainty in the title to real estate conveyed by trua» tee, cashier, executor, administrator, guard* ian, etc. H. F. 685—T0 protect esox nobilior, or 3t» Lawrence maskalonge. H. F. 140—To prohibit employers from de ducting money from the wages of employes for insurance. 11. F. 32—Relating to the burial by tlif state of honorably discharged sailors or mar 4 ines. 11. F. 536, Sageng—To amend the game &n4 fish laws. H. F. 526, Pennington—To authorize counts commissioners to allow the superintendent os schools certain expenses where the salary of such superintendent does not exceed ?1,20Q per annum. H. F. 702, Wells—To legalize the Incorpora* tion of certain villages. H. F. 703, Jackson—To amend the general statutes concerning the force and effect ot sheriff certificates of sale under powers la mortgages, etc. H. F, 701, Roberts—Providing for the rec ord of instruments affecting the title to real estate executed in another state, terri tory or district, in accordance with the law* of such other state, territory or district. H. F. 585, Alford—Amending the statute* relating to garnishment of non-residents. H. F. 704, Umland—An act to fix th« amount of money allowed the office of county attorn ey. PROPOSALS FOR INDIAN SUPPLlES—Dß partment of the Interior, Office of Indian Af fairs, Washington, D. C, March 7, 1901.— Sealed proposals indorsed "Proposals for blankets, woolen and cotton goods, clothing etc.," as the case may be, and directed to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Nos. 77 and 79 Wooster street, New York city, will be re ceived until 1 o'clock p. m. of Tuesday, May 7, 1901, for furnishing for the Indlaa service, blankets, woolen and cotton good*, clothing, notions, hats and caps. Bids must be made out on government blanks. Sched ules giving all necessary information for bid ders will be furnished on application to the Indian office, Washington, D. C.; Nos. 77 and; 79 Wooster street, New York citjr; No. 1208 Howard street, Omaha, Neb.; No. 236 John son street, Chicago, 111., or the commlseary of subsistence, U. S. A., St. Louis, Mo. Bida will be opened at the hour and day abovd stated, and bidders are invited to be present at the opening. The department reserves thg right to determine the point of delivery and to reject any and all bids or any part <<C any bid. W. A. Jones, Commissioner. m