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APPROPRIATIONS Made by Farty-First Legislature, Whose Sessions Have Come to Close. MANY MEASURES DIE Good Roads Bill Biggest Work Accom- plishedState Tax Levy Fixed at 3.5 Mills for 1920 and Three Mills for 1921. St. Paul.The forty-first session of the Minnesota Legislature has finished its labors and adjourned sine die. Many important bills died through lack of attention during the closing hours. This was the fate of the War ner-Hompe convention bill, amended over into the Rockne bill by the Sen ate. The conference committee threw up its hands and asked to be dis charged. It found it impossible to reach an agreement. The bills providing for relief for Minnesota soldiers .and sailors met a no less fortunate fate. The $60 bonus bill passed by the House died in the Senate finance committee. An attempt was made to take it out of committee and pass it, but it met with no success. The Sullivan-Wold soldier-sailor loan bill also met its end in the same committee, as did the Nolan-Christianson bill providing for state budget commission. The Senate took action on the plan for a state war memorial by passing a resolution calling for the appoint ment of an interim commission com posed of members of the legislature to study the question and report to the 1921 legislature. Increased Costs Cared For. Both houses passed the emergency bill taking care of the increased cost of maintenance in state departments, and providing $35,000 for the new de partment of agriculture for the next two years. The increases were all in cluded in making up the total of the state's appropriations for the com ing two years, so the tax levy is not increased. Some of the larger in creases are $28,000 for the surveyor general of logs and lumber $23,400 for the dairy and food department, $23,380 for the state labor department $111,000 for oil inspection, and $6,000 for the attorney general, $4,300 for the public examiner, and $18,700 for hotel inspection, and $2,800 for the ad jutant-general. The other amounts asked for are small. Auto Insurance Bill Passes. The Solem House bill providing for the organization of mutual automobile insurance companies was passed with out objection by the Senate, as was the Siegel bill prohibiting automatic elevators in buildings occupied by two or more tenants. Three bills from the state auditor's office relating to timber permits were passed. One by Jacobson, regulating the issuance of permits, another by Darby, allowing the timber board to determine the number of sections of land that may be covered by a permit, and a third by Lagerson, regulating the extension of permits. All were House bills. Bulk Sale Bill Fails. The Senate refused to suspend the rules and killed the "bulk sales bill" to prevent the sale of merchandise in bulk to defraud creditors. Every ses sion of the Senate for years has wound up with an attempt to pass this bill, which has always failed. Last night, however, the bulk sales bill did not end the session. Other senators had bills they wanted passed. Game and Fish Bill Passes. The House voted 46 to 39 to accept the. conference report on the game and fish bill, according to the Senate amendments, and repassed the bill, 90 to 29. Soldiers' Bonus Bill Fails. Senator James Handlan of St. Paul tired to bring up the bill already passed by the House appropriating $4,500,000 for soldiers' bonuses, but the Senate would have none of it. Sena tor James Carley said that the sol diers did not want a bonus of that kind. Other senators also protested. The bill was In the hands of the Sen ate committee on finance, along with the Sullivan-Wold bill appropriating $10,000,000 for a revolving fund to aid soldiers In need and to make loans to others who may want to buy homes or farms or train themselves for business. $85,000 for Forestry Work. Hurried eleventh hour conferences over the failure to rush through the bill abolishing the forestry board and confering its powers and duties on the state timber board, resulted in a decision to drop the plan. But the bill carried the only appro priation so far made for fire protec tion work, so it became necessary for the conference committee represent- Total Yanks Killed, 75444. Washington, April 25.Revised cas ualty totals announced by the War department placed the total of dead in the army and marine corps at 75,344 of which 33,887 were killed in action. Prisoners reported were 4,791. Of prisoners previously held by the cen tral powers the records show 281 died during Internment and 118 of doubt ful status. The grand total of wound ed in the list is 201.230. of whom it has been estimated more than 85 per cant returned to duty. IMPORTANT BILLS PASSED. __. State system of hard roads cost ing $100,000,000. Ratifying federal prohibition amendment. Appropriating $1,800,000 for for est fire sufferers. Establishing State Board of Education. Appropriating $13,070,000 for educational purposes. University building program to cost $5,600,000. Establishing State Department of Agriculture. Extending the scope of co-opera tive associations. Legalizing negotiations of prices by co-operative associations. Strengthening State Securities Commission law. Codifying bank laws. New fish and game code. Special aid to schools in forest fine zone. Purchase of $40,000 bonds to aid Moose Lake in replacing public works. Prohibiting the display of the red flag. Making English the language of basic studies in all schools. To punish seditious and disloyal acts. Home schools for deaf, dumb, and blind children. Free tuition for returned sol dieds in all colleges and technical schools. Commission to co-operate with Canada in deep waterway, Duluth to sea. New $300,000 Stock Barn on State Fair Grounds. Giving women the right to vote for presidential electors. Appropriations, $31,774,949.20. Tax Levy, 1920, 3.5 mills. Tax Levy, 1921, 3 mills. ing the Senate Finance and the House appropriations committees to get busy. An appropriation of $85,000 a year for the next biennium was decided upon, $10,000 more than proposed in the bill turned down by the House, but still about a quarter of a million dollars less than the forestry department asked for. This $85,000 appropriation for the forestry department was in cluded in one of the bills introduced and passed late last night. Convention Measure Dies. If any last ray of hope remained that a party convention bill or a bill amending the primary law would be enacted at this session of the Legis lature, it was dispelled when, after a final meeting, the House and Senate conference committee on the amend ments to the Warner-Hompe bill, the committee reported that it was abso lutely unable to agree, and asked for a discharge, which was granted. House members refused to accept the Rockne bill, which the Senate had adopted as an amendment to the War ner-Hompe bill, and the Senate con ferees would have nothing but the Rockne bill. Thus all hope of nominating candidates for office by the convention system next year was dissipated. Appropriation Measures. Appropriations totaling $31,774,949 were voted during the session. For the next two fiscal years, respectively, funds of $15,215,298 and $13,587,992 are made available, compared with $2,- 971,659 for the current year. Nearly double the amount of money remains to be raised by taxation in the next two years over the last two as a result of Increased cost of state government. Minnesota property own ers will have $11,451,036 of taxes to pay during the next two years, to ward making up the appropriations total. Taxes for state purposes will be levied at a 3.5 mill rate for 1920 and a 3 mill rate for 1921, compared with respective 2.5 and 1 mill rates for 1918 and 1919. Depend on Governor's Signing. The foregoing figures, compiled in the office of State Auditor J. A. O. Preus by M. J. Desmond, chief of ac counting, are contingent upon approv al by Governor Burnquist of appropria tion measures to be signed by him. Appropriations totaling $2,971,652 are made available at once and of $15,215,298 and $13,587,992 for 1920 and l&jil. Mr. Desmond figured that $6,- 125,000 must be raised by taxation in 1920 and $5,260,000 In 1921 and com puted the rates according. Funds to be raised by taxation are the amounts left after deductions are made of $20,000,000 for estimated rev enue from various sources and $323,- 913 taken from current year appro priations following enactment of a new law fixing June 30 instead of July 31 as the ending date of the state fiscal year. A detailed statement of apropria tions for state purposes is.to be is sued after the governor has signed or vetoed appropriation measures awaiting his signature. Negro Guard Bill Slips Through. The House bill providing for a Ne gro battalion in the Minnesota Na tional Guard slipped through the Sen ate before the members knew what they were voting on. Senator Devoid finally woke up and began to voice a Will Educate Russians. Thief River Falls. Minn., April 25. Lieutenant L. R. Hiatt for some time past agricultural instructor in the lo cal high school, stated that he with others will go to Russia for the Y. M. C. A. to assist in the education of Russian peasants. Mr. Hiatt intends to leave some time in June and will report at either the Seattle or Van couver headquarters. His wife will remain in this country with her par ents. Mr. Hiatt expects to be gone two years. vigorous protest, but he was called to order by Lieutenant Governor Thomas Frankson. Senator Putnam also said that he and other members did not re alize what they were voting on, but the roll call was finished and the vote was allowed to stand. Fight on Drainage Act. Just as the telephone tax bill prov ed the center of interest in the Senate at the closing session, so the drainage bill furnished the fireworks in the House. A fierce fight developed when O. C. Neuman attempted to repass the drainage bill as amended by the Sen ate. Theodore Christianson was suc cessful in having tacked onto the measure an amendment requiring that the drainage engineer be a graduate of a recognized college. The Senate re jected this amendment and was sus tained in its refusal by a conference committee. After some delay the House repassed the bill minus the amendment. Go Through In a Hurry. Bills were called from the calendar and general orders at will as the roll was called during the closing after noon session of the Senate, and more than thirty were passed during the afternoon. Among them was the Ben dixen and Dorweiler bill requiring the Railroad and Warehouse commission to investigate and report on the value of dockage to grain and report to the next Legislature, a measure in which th* grain growers are much interested. They want millers to pay for the dock age which is salable, such as chicken and sheep feed. Another farmers' bill passed was the Bendixen measure to put the li cense fees received from terminal warehouses in the grain inspection fund. So were the Nelson bill to tax ves sels operating in international wa ters the McLaughlin House bill to provide for the establishment and maintenance of county free libraries the House tax committee bill for the taxation of freight line companies the Kingsley bill separating Minne apolis city and general elections, and the Parker bill to punish desecration of the flag. The Moen bill transferring oil in spection to the dairy and food de partment, and providing for inspec tion at the selling point, and requir ing retail dealers to post a list of the oils they sell and their quality, was passed without a struggle, though a hard fight on it was expected. Other Bills Passed. The Senate passed the Calahan bill authorizing the Minneapolis city coun cil to spend $50,000 to investigate the feasibility of making a park of Nicol let island, the Putnam House bill au thorizing Fergus Falls to build an armory, the Benson Senate bill to re imburse school districts placing voca tional training departments in high schools and the House bill codifying the state printing laws, the House sal vage corps bill, providing for two ships and increasing the insurance tax to pay the extra men, the Coleman bill per mitting state employes to draw pay on more than one voucher, the Cliff bill standardizing the requirements and inspection of canneries, the House bill authorizing armory boards to sell ar mory sites, and providing for the up keep of armories. THE TOMAHAWK. WHITE EARTH, MINN. Agricultural Bill Adopted. Until the last three days of the session it looked as though the bill providing for the establishment of a department of agriculture would go by the board. An agreement was reached between the House and the Senate, however, and the measure was finally passed. It was the House which first passed the bill, originally introduced in the House by Representative Elias Nordgren and in the Senate by Sena tor Gandrud. The bill provided for the appointment of a commisisoner of agriculture by the governor. It gave that officer powers of investigation into marketing condition and charged him with the duties of co-operating with both producer and consumer. One of its main features was the provision for a soil survey of the state. When the Nordgren bill went over to the Senate that body substituted a lengthy measure prepared by Sena tor Cliff of Ortonville. Hurried con ferences were held. The House bill was finally amended to include some of the enforcement provisions of the Cliff bill, and It was passed in that form. The House accepted the amend ment. A bill relating to co-operative organ izations was also passed by both houses as a companion bill to the de partment of agriculture measure. Several other bills desired by the agricultural interests of the state fell by the wayside. The Legislature did pass the bill prohibiting the use of but ter substitutes in state institutions, but it was vetoed by the Governor. Tax Bill Passed. Both houses passed the tax levy bill for the next two years. The levy is 3.5 mills for 1920 and .3 mills for 1921. The tax must raise $6,125,000 for the year ending June 30, 1920, and $6,250,- 000 for the year ending June 30, 1921. Increase in the assessed valuation of the state for 1921 will raise the larger sum of money with the lower tax rate. Storks' Return Is Peace Omen. Strasbourg, April 25.Storks, which ceased their annual visits to Strass bourg in 1914. have returned to the old nests on a building on the Place de Brogile. Several of the birds now occupy the nests. Their unexpected return in the present circumstances is commented upon by the native popula tion, who have always held that the storks brought good luck. The Bank of France recently has established its offices in the building with the storks' nests. STATt BREVITIES Stillwater.Walter Klinefelter of :hia cif.y has been reappointed game varden of Washington county, by jOVeMior Burnquist. International Falls.Boat service las been established between here and tanieij. the road between the two owns being impassable. Mankato. All charitable organiza ti'ons'in Mankato will combine activi ties to avoid duplication, and work un der the direction of the Red Cross. Spooner. The work of preparing the local sawmill for the season's run Is being pushed as rapidly as possible. A large crew of millwrights and ma shinists are to be employed. Brainerd. George Mazon of St. Paul* charged with attempting to run the Indian territory blockade with a suit case of whisky, came to grief when he was taken into custody. International Falls.Serg. Bloom field, in charge of the local regular army recruiting station, opened head quarters in the International hotel building and reported two recruits se cured the first day. Brainerd.Rev. Jesse Bruce, D.D.. field secretary of the board of church erection of the Presbyterian church, was in Brainerd and held a confer ence with the local church in regard to its building project. Rochester.Police seek a girl who forged the name of Mrs. E. H. Beck man of this city to a check for $55. The name of Ella Stetz was signed to it. A similar name was signed to checks passed in Mankato. Moorhead. Moorhead will have a fully equipped glove and mitten fac tory as soon as the balance of the ma chinery is received and Installed. This new industry will occupy the south room of the Dommer building. CrookstonAlleged to have taken a car without the permission of the owner, Hjalmer Goodmanson was fined $20 and costs in municipal court after a complaint had been made by George Hardon, owner of the car. St. Cloud.R. A. Voy, In charge of the agricultural department at the In dian training school at Flandreau, S. D., was in St. Cloud seeking two In dian boys who escaped from that in stitution several days ago and were here last week. Glyndon.The Farmers and Merch ants State bank here was robbed of about $20 in cash. The robbers, who are thought to be amateurs, also raid ed the safety deposit boxes and prob ably obtained several Liberty bonds. They gained admittance into the vault by hacking a hole through the brick wall. St. Paul.Voluntary contributions to the Moose Lake forest fire relief fund, sent to the State Public Safety com mission and to Governor Burnquist, have totalled $196,058, It was an nounced in the commission offices. This does not include donations for warded directly to the relief commis sion. Canby.In the inter-district high school debate held at Canby, between the team from Henderson high school, representing the third district, and the Canby high school team, representing the seventh district, the latter team won a two to one decision. The vic tory places Canby In the semi-finals for the state championship. Moorhead. Chief of Police Cleve Knapp says he wants to meet the man with the "big thirst.'* A liquor ship ment which the chief has seized and is consigned to a person not yet iden tified, consists of one barrel, 60 gal lons of whisky one box, 11 quarts of liquor one box, 10 quarts of liquor, and another box of five quarts. Stillwater. Jamieson, Thorsen & Sandeen were awarded a contract by the county commissioners to construct and gravel five miles of the Hudson St. Paul highway in Washington county, for which they will receive $30,073.34. The work will bo com pleted by Dec. 1. More than $100,900 will be spent in building new and im proving state and county roads in Washington county this year. Bemidji.Assistance was given to 132 families during March by the Be mldjl home service of the American Red Cross, according to the regular report filed by Mrs. E. H. Smith, chair man of the committee, and D. S. Mitchell, secretary. In addition eighty-five were provided with infor mation and help and forty-seven were given information. During March $315.35 was expended by the commit tee. Rushford.Fifty years of married life and fifty years as pastor of the Rushford Lutheran church were cele brated simultaneously by Rev. and Mrs. E. Jaastaad. The pastor married Miss Thorbjor Aga in 1869, shortly after he accepted his first pastorate at Rushford. He has been continuously pastor of the Rushford church since that time. Both Mr. and Mrs. Jaas taad are in excellent health, despite their advanced age. The celebration was featured by a dinner served at noon to the congregation In the church, and special morning and after noon services were conducted by visit ing clergymen. Moorhead. Plans for entertaining the Minnesota Holstein Breeders* as sociation in Moorhead on June 11 and 12 are being considered by the com mittee of the Commercial club, E. C. Schroeder and S. R. Melin, as it will be one of the big events of the year. MinneapolisFalling*under a heavy timber while at play, Carl Rothen berger, 8, spn of S. W. Rothenberger, was crushed to death in an alley near his home. The timber was lying against a barn and Carl with several companions was walking along it when it tipped on its side throwing him tasserneata. Winton.John Tuzam died hi\ from injuries received in a cave In ai the section 30 mine. Mankato.Philip Lead, for six years chief of the local fire department, and for 34 years a member of that or ganization, has rosigned. Winona.Bills will be introduced In congress to make Winona or La Crosse the center of fish rescue work on the upper Mississippi. Mankato.Members of the Mankato Firemen Relief association made the first purchase of Victory Loan Bonds in Blue Earth county, when they sub scribed $1,000 to tne drive. Walker Members of the Cass County Development association, in session at the annual meeting at the court house here, were unanimous in favoring a continuance of the state fair exhibit. Pillager.The Cuyuna Range Power company now furnishes power to Brainerd. Deerwood, Crosby, Ironton, Cuyuna, Pillager, Motley, Walker, Ake ley. Trommald, Manganese, Woodrow and Riverton. Bemidji. Joe Jerome was bound over to the federal grand jury on a charge of having stolen a letter con taining a returned soldier's bonus check. The check was payable to Vaino Niomi and was for $60. Slayton.Farmers of Murray coun ty have formed a farm land bank here. F. R. Blake was elected president and L. Anderson secretary and treasurer. Loans amounting to $84,000 were ap plied for at the initial meeting. Brainerd.A car for the shipment of waste paper under the direction of the chamber of commerce was "spotted" on the Northern Pacific trackB here early in the morning and was filled before night and ready for shipment. St. Paul.Ernest H. Kiekenapp, Lake Benton, who recently returned from overseas, where he was in mili tary service, will succeed H. T. Hal vorson, Alexandria, on the state board of optometry, Governor Burnquist has announced. Hibbing. Game Warden George Wood obtained a warrant In municl' pal court for the arrest of Gene W. New, Floodwood merchant, charging him with buying beaver hides. Ac cording to Wood he has a sworn affi davit of A. W. Lindwall of Interna tional Falls that he shipped the skins, parcel post, to the Floodwood man. Bemidji.Miss May O. MacGregor has returned to her home here after a year of overseas service as a Red Cross nurse in France. Miss Mac Gregor was cited for bravery twice by the French government, one citation being for service at Chateau Thierry and the other for service in the Meuse, Argonne and St. Mihiel sec tors. Minneapolis.The commercial bee keepers of Minnesota will have their convention short course at the univer sity farm. April 21 to 26. The govern ment extension service is sending from Washington its staff of bee ex perts to assist. There are about 20,- 000 beekeepers in the state, of whom about 500 are commercially interested in bees and honey. Mankato.Mankato will stage a mammoth reception for returned sol diers on May 1. George M. Palmer, president of the Blue Earth County Red Cross chapter. Is chairman of ar rangements. A parade, in which re turned soldiers and five companies of the Minnesota National Guard, Fifth Regiment, quartered here, will take part, will be a feature. Minneapolis. Members of the Northwestern Hotel Men's association will be entertained in Minneapolis, June 16, 17 and 18, the guests of the Minneapolis Hotel Men's association, it was decided at a meeting of the Minneapolis association at the An drews hotel yesterday. About 300 delegates from all parts of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and Wisconsin are expected to attend. Fairmont.It Is believed that Roll ing Green township, this county, is the first in Minnesota to oversubscribe Its Victory loan allotment. Owing to the fact that farm work had been delayed by Inclement weather, the committee in charge of the loan drive for that township advanced the date for open ing the campaign. The canvass began in the morning, and early in the day the quota of $30,000 had been largely oversubscribed. Crookston. Capt. Ernest Orchard of the Salvation Army was taken 111 upon bis return from a trip to Michi gan, and is now in a local hospital. After having influenza last winter bad luck has continued to follow Mr. and Mrs. Orchard. Mrs. Orchard's sister died in Michigan last week and on tho day they were to leave for the fu neral the little Orchard boy fell and broke his leg. On their return Capt, Orchard was taken ill. Winona. The harnessing of th* Whitewater river, in the western pari of Winona county, by which it is pre posed to furnish electric light ane power to several villages and to fanr residences, is planned. A. L. Bogart president of the Power Engineering company of Minneapolis, is making survey and will report to a meeting of interested persons In Altura. The plan is to organize a company, finnnc it among the farmers and villager, and build an extensive plant. Hibbing.Iron range aliens charger with planning to evade the incomr tax by returning to Europe must eithe show their income tax receipts or r* main in this country, according to in formation received here. 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