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3 ASMTCM SMA 2 1 Mi 1 1 v3 GOVERNOR OF NEBRASKA u;; 'K- 1 i &.I V. f ' f J (X DURING GOVERNOR SHALLENBERGER'S first term the following beneficial legislation recommended by him has been enacted: The bank guarantee law. The election of precinct assessors by direct vote of the people, thus restoring local self-government in mat ters of of taxation. The levy of taxes for state purposes has been re duced $750,000 for two years of his term of office. The corporation tax law, adding $125,000 to the state treasury without cost to the individual taxpayers, and for privileges not heretofore taxed. PHYSICAL VALUATION and appraisement of common carriers of the state as a basis for determining railroad rates. Prohibiting the issuance of stocks and bonds in ex cess of the actual value of the property and investments of the public service corporations of the state, thus pre venting watering of stock as a means of concealing un fair earnings taken from the people. Re-imbursing the veterans of the Civil War for pen sion money withheld from them by order of the state board. , Establishing two state experimental stations in the western part of the state. . ; Placing the clerk of the supreme court upon a sala ry basis. The Oregon plan for electing United States Sena tors by direct vote of the people. t A reciprocal demurrage law, a law compelling rail road companies to settle for a all claims for damage within sixty days, and a law providing for trans fer switches. v An anti-discrimination law to protect the interest of farmers and consumers generally. The daylight saloon law for the regulation of the liquor traffic. Preventing the sale or drinking of liquor upon railroad trains. Prohibition of the sale of liquor to inebriates, imbeciles or idiots. , Prohibiting the sale of liquor to Indians, or desecrating the Sabbath day by the sale of liquor. New charters for cities of Omaha and South Omaha, giving them the right to elect their own fire and police boards, thus carrying out the democratic promise to give home rule to these cities. Veto ot the Ft. Crook saloon bill, thus preventing the establishment of saloons adjacent to a post where our soldiers are quartered. Governor Shallenberger will recommend to the Legislature the submission of the following Amendments to the Constitution: HE HAS MADE GOOD you want him re-elected vote for him at the Primaries on August 16. Providing for direct legislation through the Initiavive and Refer endum, whereby the people can vote directly upon such vital ques- tions as the liquor traffic, suffrage, or other matters which are not party questions, thus giving back to the people the right to settle vi tal issues by a majority of all the electors of the state. Providing that all cities may have the right to make their own charters. Providing for a non-partisan Board of Control to take charge of the State Institutions, thus taking those institutions out of parti san politics. He will recommend such further legislation as will tend to take our courts and schools out of politics, and the adoption pf a resolu tion recommending an income tax amendment to the national con stitution. . He promises if re-elected to give the same care and conduct to the business affairs of the state that have characterized his first term, and to fearlessly enforce the laws and to practice economy in all the affairs of the state. His advocacy of reduced passenger rates in his first campaign compelled the previous legislature to give to the people the 2-cent tare law, as well as other laws beneficial to the people of Nebraska. Dating Governor Shallenberger 's administration the laws ot the state have been enforced and the peoples financial interests have been conserved. The state is out of debt and the treasury is full. Liber al appropriations for educational and charitable institutions have been made. The pardoning power has not been abused. The gen eral standing of the office has been held upon a high plane. insn sb isspji fcssB s8 fssii lyzsi rs S3 ssr ZS 1 1 N-' 1 1 1 1 1 1 - ilif 1 1 i III I II I II- " " " "