Inaugural Messages of Governors to the Legislature of Minnesota, 1909-1921

Inaugural Messages of Governors to the Legislature of Minnesota, 1909-1921

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...enough for the community it serves, is the only practical solution. The teachers become the organizers and leaders of all social and educational activities. They organize literary and debating societies, social clubs, athletic clubs and various kinds of entertainment, thereby increasing opportunities of country life and making it more interesting. Through the university extension and farmers' institutes, this school assembly can be made a leading center of attraction both as to entertainment and instruction. Farmers' clubs are organized and speakers secured to discuss every topic of interest to the farm and home. Moving pictures are introduced and everything of interest from the standpoint of education and entertainment is depicted on canvas. Thus the community school house becomes the center from which all the social and educational interests radiate in every direction. It brings to the rural sections of the state all the advantages in the way of culture, refinement and instruction that heretofore have been obtained only in the city. Public Highways.--At the last election the people of this state ratified an amendment to the constitution authorizing this legislature to levy one mill on all taxable property of the state for the improvement of public highways. The state has now an efficient organization and, with the funds available when this constitutional provision is put into effect, road improvement will go forward by leaps and bounds. There is scarcely a section of the state which has not already completed or has under construction or contemplation a state highway, and the demand for state aid is coming in from all directions. Under the new provision we will be able to meet these demands. It is very important that the new...
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873319
  • 9781236873316