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HOLDING CONVENTIONS AND
AWFUL BUSY BUT GET
STEAM ROLLER FLATTENS OUT
FUSIONISTS AMONG THE
Delegates representing the political
complexion of practically all of the
voters of the State assembled in the
Twin Cities, Friday and Saturday of
la:t week for the purpose of adopting
platforms and agreeing on a set of
candidates to be recommended to the
-voters as the choice of their parties
at the June primaries. The Republi
can State Convention was held in the
Auditorium of St Paul on Friday, the
Democrats convened in Minneapolis
in the West Hotel on the same day,
the Nonpartisan League had their
Lomention in the Auditorium of thf
Minnesota Daily Star Building, and
tne "Workers Political League" Con
vention was held at Richmond Halls.
No Fusion Possible.
It was understood that the farmers
and labor forces would work in har
mony and it was also thought advis
able and a good stroke of politics to
make some arrangements which would
bring about a coalition of the forces
of the Democrats and the farmer-la
bor forces This however did not
come to pass Dominated by the fac
tion which was opposed to fusion be
tween democrats and liberals, the demo
cratic state convention at the West
Hotel Friday night named a complete
Party leaders, including Judge W.
Comstock of Mankato, T. J. Meighan,
Erhng Swenson, Edward Indrehus,
indorsed for governor, F. H. Fox and
others pleaded for the naming of only
a pirtial ticket, or for action which
would have permitted the possibility
of fusion. But a group surrounding
the platform, including John Freeman
of Ohvia, McDermott, A. Cos
grove and W Qumn of St Paul, be
side others, apparently had the acting
ch irmrn, C. M. Andrtet of Minnea
polis, under their thumb, and under
ri5- rulings, the convention went down
lire to tne end
Mrs Peter Oieson, Cloquet, demo
cratic national committeewoman from
Minnesota, was named for United
States senator Edward Indrehus of
Fole\, for governor, Miss Emily Kaeu
buhl, Minneapolis, for lieutenant gov
ernor, John Foley, Wabasha, attorney
general Ciaude Swaison, Fairmont,
for secretary of state, Waiter S Brown
Waseca, for state treasurer John E.
Casey, Jordan, state auditor Joseph
Kilbride, Albert Lea, railroad and ware
house commissioner, and Charles Ebel,
St. Paul, clerk of the supreme court
Rulings Bring Protests.
John Lind, named chairman earher
in the day, had surrendered the gavel
to Andrist and had gone home. An
drist's rulings against motions which
would have allowed the party to ap
point a committee to make nomina
tions later, with the exception of those
for the three highest offices, senator,
governor and lieutenant governor, were
denounced by delegates as against all
"Are \ou going to allow one man
on this platform to say to this demo
cratic comention what it shall do or
shall not do?" asked Judge Comstock,
in a final appeal to the convention to
abide by the judgment of John Lind,
Howard Everett, former state chair
man and national committeeman, and
others of the fusion committee which
consulted with the liberals.
The platform, with one or two ex
ceptions, was liberal and impassioned
speeches appealing for fusion were
"Are you going to allow yourselves
to be fooled again by the corrupt press,
which calls the liberals of this state
•bolshevists' and 'reds asked Thomas
Quinn, 23-year-old mayor of Faribault.
"If you'll look over the list of these
men and women your own commu
nity, you will find them to be .honest,
God-fearing, plain, average American
citizens, like you and me. The elec
tion of two years ago, called 'saving
the state from socialism' by the kept
press—the Pioneer Press-Dispatch, the
Tribune and the Journal—was just
saving the state for the steel tru^,
so that it can pull out 10 years from
now and leave us with nothing but a
bunch of big holes in the ground.
High appreciation of the purposes of
the farmer-labor party, the Nonparti
san league, and the workers, was ex
pressed by all members of the con
ference committee. "They are just
as anxious and as honest as ourselves,
in their desire for a housecleaning on
capitol hill," was the statement made
by all members.
However, the committee reported
that as the progressives had decided
to wait until Saturday to name their
ticket, and the democrats felt thev
must adjourn last night, no action was
With this knowledge the anti-fusion
element started in to name the whole
ticket, and accomplished it, despite
protests, and despite the leaving of
many disappointed delegates before
the convention ended.
Both Nonpartisan league and Wor
kers' Political league conventions de
cided Friday to file their candidates on
the farmer-labor party ticket.
Both conventions headed their tickets
with Dr. Henrik Shipstead, Minneapolis,
for United States senator, and State
Senator Magnus Johnson, Kimball, for
Final Offer Advanced.
The Nonpartisan league convention
however, adopted a resolution calling
for a final attempt to reach accord with
the democrats. The proposal was
made that Senator Johnson would re
tire as a candidate for governor if
Mrs. Peter Oieson would retire as
democratic candidate for United States
This would leave Dr. Shipstead to
get support of all forces oppofed to
the republicans for senator and would
leave Edward L. Indrehus, democratic
candidate for governor, with the in
dorsement of farmer-labor forces.
Some opposition to the proposal was
manifest the workers' convention
when that body reconvened at 2 o'clock
Townley Suggests Fusion.
A. C. Townley late Friday urged con
ference with the democrats who were
then in session at the West hotel.
The conference was held, but brought
no favorable results.
The resolutions and platform report,
made by a combined resolutions and
platform committee, contained the
following plank recommendations,
which were adopted:
Repeal of the Esch-Cummins trans
Conservation and development under
government control of natural re
Indorsement of a soldiers bonus, to
be raised by an excess profits tax.
Relief of unemployment through
useful public works.
Abolishment of government by mili
tia and cessation of the use of the in
junction in labor disputes.
Economy in public expenditures, and
the abolishment of graft and waste.
A 10 per cent tonnage tax on iron
ore, rate under the present law being
six per cent.
Denunciation of state constabulary
A law permitting the establishment
of co-operative banks or loan and
Repeal of the present pre-primary
convention law, as being intended to
wipe out the primary.
Repeal of the Brooks-Coleman street
Indorsement of a state-owned ce
ment mill, and for enlargement of the
present state-owned flour mill.
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Candidates of Workers.
Candidates chosen Saturday by the
farmers and workers are
For United States senator, Henrik
Shipstead of Minneapolis.
For governor, Magnus Johnson of
For lieutenant governor G. T. Lind
For state auditor Mrs. Eliza Evans
For state treasurer Mrs. Susie Sta
geberg, Red Wing.
For secretary of state, Miss Lillian
For attorney general Benjamin
For raiiroad and warehouse commis
sioner, W. W. Royster Glenwood.
For supreme court, justice George
Sxegel, St. Paul.
For clerk of supreme court, Miss
Victoria McAlmon, Minneapolis.
Prospects are that the meeting will
have to make several replacements in
the party ticket, as several persons of
fered indorsements have au-eady signi
fied that they cannot run.
Among them are Miss Victoria Mo
Almoo, who pleaded today that the
pressure of her private affairs would
make it impossible to run for clerk of
the supreme court, although she deep
ly appreciated the honor. It is also
doubtful whether Miss Lily Anderson
of Franklin, who polled nearly 200,000
votes as a candidate for secretary of
the state two years ago, will peimit
her name to be used for this office.
The contest in the Republican State
Convention centered around the Sen
atorship, Frank B. Kellog being a can
didate for re-election and having oppo
sition in the convention of the friends
of Judge Oscar Hallam and Mayor
George E. Leach of Minneapolis. Kel
log easily won out on the first ballot.
The vote was: Kellogg, 745 Hallam
239 Leach 89.
While Maj or George E. Leach and
Justice Oscar Hallam, candidates for
the senatorial nomination in the con
vention, announced their withdrawal,
Kellog will face the opposition of Er
nest Lundeen in the republican pri
maries and possibly other candidates
and Governor Preus will be opposed
by Franklin F. Ellsworth.
Senator Kellog goes back to Wash
ington double-lashed to vote for a
soldiers' bonus. The convention plat
form on which he was indorsed called
for a bonus as soon as possible. Sena
tor Kellog, in an address, pledged him
self to the bonus.
Cries of "Newberry," which came
from all quarters of the hall and the
galleries, greeted William Brown, Pen
nington county, who seconded Kel
logg's nomination, and at one time
were so continuous that his voice was
drowned out and he halted, confused.
With Kellogg were indorsed the rest
of the reigning republicans: Governor
Preus, lieutenant Governor Collins,
Attorney General C. L. Hilton, Sec
retary of State Mike Holm, State
Treasurer Henry Rhines, State Auditor
Ray P. Chase and Railroad and Ware
house Commissioner Ivan Bowen.
Woman Choice as Clerk.
A woman, Miss Grace Kaercher cf
Ortonville, was indorsed for supreme
court clerk, the lowest job and the
one which pays the least salary, in the
list of offices to be filled in the state
Talk of possible primary opposition
to all members of the ticket is already
cropping out. Julius Schmahl, former
clerk of the secretary of state, is men
tioned as likely to run against Mike
Holm. George Magnuson of St. Cloud
has already announced his candidacy
for state auditor.
One plank of the resolutions called
for the "just application and enforce
ment" of the state soldiers' preference
act and was interpreted today as a
rap at Governor Preus. This act,
calling for preference for former service
men in all appointive positions in the
state, was passed by the 1919 legis
Convention Law Lauded.
In addition to the soldiers' bonus
provision, the resolutions contained:
Praise of the republican pre-pnmary
convention law under which the con
vention was called.
Claims that the late legislature had
passed more "constructive agricultural
legislation" than any previous one
Praise of the workmen's compensa
tion act enacted a year ago.
Pledges for tax reduction.
Advocacy of the passage of "any
additional laws needed to make our
law enforcement effective and gen
erally taken to mean as a boost for a
Declarations that the tonnage tax
pledge of the party had been "made
good" by the passage of the occupa
tional tax bill now held up in the
Although the convention could not
legally indorse the candidacy of James.
H. Quinn, supreme court justice who
is up for||re-election, supreme court
justice being a nonpartisan office, it
nevertheless gave him a resolution
State Budget Urged.
Other resolutions called for a state
budget system, for "legislation for the
independent citizenship of women," for
co-operation of men and women on
official committees of the party, and
for the early commencement of the
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence waterway
Mis& Elda Jahnke of Minneapolis is
the guest of her sister, Mrs. William
Backer, residing on South State
Street. Miss Jahnke will- return to
Minneapolis the latter part of the
Orders taken to-day for made-to
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New Ulm Review, New TJlm, Minn., Wednesday, April
PLAN IN MOTION
(Continued from page 1.)
It has not been fully decided how
many salaried men the local baseball
team will have this year. Last year
six of the team were on the payroll.
There seems to be a feeling among
quite a number of the teams in the
smaller towns that it is tim'e to re
trench and that the number of salar
ied men should be cut down to a mini
mum. It will depend largely upon
the amount of money that the com
mittee is able to raise and also upon
the available local material as to how
many salaried men the managers of
the team may be forced to secure.
New League Project.
There is a movement on foot to or
ganize a new baseball league which is
to be known as the Minnesota Valley
Baseball League and is scheduled to
include the following cities: Shakopee,
Henderson, Belle Plaine, Le Sueur,
New Ulm, Lafayette, Gaylord, Win
throp, St. Feter, Montgomery, Le
Sueur Center, New Prague, Gibbon,
Arlington, Janesville, Madison Lake
and Waterville. If this proposed
league should become a reality then
the number of hired players will be
limited to two men and no more.
It is believed by those who are back
of the movement for the formation
of this league that by limiting the
number of hired players to two the
necessary players can be secured for
a less amount of money than the base
ball teams are now forced to pay.
It is also proposed that each city
tnis proposed league should have
two men qualified to act as umpires.
When a game is staged between two
members of the league the team where
the game is played will hire an umpire
from some neighboring town, paying
his expenses and a stipulated sum for
his services. In that manner it is hoped
that the old criticism that the home
town umpires are unfair will be en
tirely eliminated. Besides that,
every town will also have two men, ei
ther of whom will be available at any
time. The conference for the purpose
of forming a league is expected to be
called for the early part of this month.
Do Not Favor League.
Local fans do not seem favorably in
clined to the matter of a formation of
a league. They say that it has been
tried out and found unworkable.
Such a league would start with the a
vowed purpose of having only two
salaried men on the team and in a
very short time there would be a
scramble to increase Ike number of
hired players and it simply would
resolve itself into a question which
town was able to put up the highest
bank roll and hire the best plavers.
According to present plans it is
New Ulm's idea to get as strong a
team as may be had with the financial
backing furnished by the citizens and
then play ball with any 'team that is
willing to test their mettle. It is plan
ned now to start the baseball season
on the 15th of May and continue un
til about the 15th of September.
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Certainly Maurice Tourneur has
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WTith all the sweep and power of the
rugged West, it has also a tender story,
plenty of "punch" and points a moral
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"The Great Redeemer," narrates the
high lights in the career of Dan Mal
loy, a train bandit. Pursued by a
sheriff's posse, he takes refuge in the
mountain cabin of a beautiful young
girl. She comes to love him and he
her, when a pal induces him to have
another try at holding up the mail
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grim cell and Dan Malloy finds his
House Peters is excellent as Dan,
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Singleton. H. H. Van Loan wrote
the original story, basing part of it on
a happening in real life that transpired
in a California prison.
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