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The board of regents of the Univer
sity of Minnesota is urging an imme diate special session of the legislature to provide additional funds for the university next year. Governor Burn quist hesitates to call a special session, which would probably pass a tonnage tax bill. The governor would also have to explain why an additional tax burden is necessary when taxes at present are far higher than at any previous time. The Sound Government association, with a $1,000,000 campaign fund to oppose the Nonpartisan league, is mailing out free copies of its. official organ, "Minnesota Issues," to every farmer in the state. The paper con tains the usual lies, half truths and misrepresentations about the farmers' organization. State headquarters of the S. G. A. have been established in the Exchange Bank building, St. Paul. Organized labor in Minneapolis is promoting a co-operative creamery company to distribute pure milk to its members. This step was taken sifter the conviction of four of the biggest milk companies in Minneapolis for watering milk. News Notes From Everywhere MINNESOTA HE- Working People's Nonpartisan Political league of Minnesota won a sweeping victory in its firgf contest ofl920, the St. Paul city primaries William Mahoney, labor candidate for mayor, received 10,903 votes, as against 8,995 for Hodgson,, tlie present mayor. Guttersen, candidate of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Dispatch)^ ran last. The Working People's Non partisan Political league indorsed four candidates for the city council. These four candidates were the four high men in afield of 25 candidates, of which the high 12 were nominated. The victory was won despite every at tempt to split the labor forces, false accusations that Mahoney and other labor candidates were Socialists, etc. Mahoney's victory in the primaries means almost certain victory for farmer-labor forces throughout the state, because it shows that labor men will "stick" as well as farmers. The strength of the labor movement was demonstrated in the city election at Rochester, Minn., the labor league making practically a clean sweep. NEBRASKA Edwin W. Reed, prominent farmer and stockman of southwestern Nebras ka, was indorsed for congress by the Nonpartisan league fifth district con gressional convention. The sixth dis trict convention indorsed James Elliott of Scotts Bluff for congress, but as he was unable to make the race J. D. Ream of Custer county was chosen. George C. Porter, attorney and farmer of Morrill, who was indorsed by the Nonpartisan league state convention for attorney general and who has filed on the Republican ticket, has decided not to withdraw from the primary race but to "stick." The decision by the state supreme court holding that the administrative code bill passed by the last legislature must be submitted to the voters under the referendum has thrown the entire governmental machinery of the state in turmoil. Governor McKelvie put the code bill into effect as soon as a district judge held the Referendum petitions void. The cost to the state of the referendum and temporary operation of the code bill will not be much short of $500,000. Nebraska farmers are up in arms over the proposed increase in the tax able values of farm land. In some counties the increase value wiH be mare than 200 per cent and some county assessors say they will' ignore the ordersof t&e state autijorities. O. Bfc Thornason, League lecturer, has held some splendftt meetings the last two wedra. At Gothenburg^ DfLw son county, Leaguers had a band, out, a hall decorated and more than 500 persons present. G. W. Reed of Ottawa, 111., former ly of Nebraska, writes that he is 93 years of age and that as he is too old to work he has nothing to do but "talk Nonpartisan league." Nonpartisan league members in dorsed candidates for the legislature in more than half the counties of the state and also entered county politics in several counties. NORTH DAKOTA Throughout the state Leaguers are taking advantage of the new county organization plan and are also indors ing tickets of candidates for county offices. In counties in which organ ized labor is represented these in dorsements are being made by joint action of the farmers and labor men. It is apparent that a large majority of the counties will have county tickets which will prevent any future jug gling with county taxes in an effort to reflect discredit upon the League. The state immigration department is preparing films showing North Da kota wheat from the time it is sown, through the Drake mill into bakeries and cracker factories. Similar films will tell the story of North Dakota cattle. E. E. Wands of Lisbon, N. D., veter an of the World war, has been ap pointed by Governor Frazier on the board of trustees of the state soldiers' home. National banks of Fargo have start ed suit to enjoin state officials from collecting special taxes provided by the 1919 legislature. Immigration officials of the North ern Pacific railroad report an increas ed movement pf eastern farmers to North Dakota. Carload lots of flour from the state owned mill at Drake were put in by 15 different cities and towns within the last week. IDAHO The Idaho Power company is at tempting to raise its rates for pump ing irrigation water 60 per cent. The hearing is before the public utilities commission and has developed some startling facts, among them being that the Idaho Power company bought sev eral thousand dollars' worth of Liber ty bonds which they later sold at a dis count. This discount has been charg ed up to "maintenance" and now high er rates are asked because mainte nance, charges have increased. The Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph company^ which admitted defrauding the state*out of thousands of dollars. in taxes, at the time the government took over the wires, has now brought suit against the state in an effort to have the taxes cut down. Li the meantime, although, the matter has been brought to the attention of the attorney general and other au thorities, there has been no attempt Whatever to force the phone company to pay these baek taxes. Farmer-labor massmeetings con tinue to attract thousands. At a re cent meeting held in Idaho Falls more than 1,800 people crowded into a hall, while several hundred stood outside clamoring for admission. The enthu siasm manifest at these meetings pre sages victory, for democracy this year. TonicS"Heaves j* A run-down, e)uraisb«'*haevay" horse eao'tdo Its fnfl •hare of wovfc. 'Aim op tab system, «ore the-H«evee aod I iMihodvfer* I ADVERTISEMENTS Buy Nowl Today! Oreeir Bttmc? From This announcement I a limited time only we offer highest grade extra heavy barbed wire-nut purchased bras- at less than the cost of wir«4 point bubs tal.ong spaced3 in. acsrt. OretBilj p»int »eeept«d Uy the Government's Cbemilbru Mm reels containing 760 ft. each weicht per reel 68 lbs. 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