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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
PROTEST BY JAPAN
GOVERNMENT OBJECTS TO THE
PHRASEOLOGY OF THE IMMI
"IS REFLECTION ON NATION"
President Wilton Requested by Em
peror't Ambassador to Eliminate
Coupling Japanese With Hindu Na
tionalities. Washington, April 24, President
Wilson uan asked liy VlHcount Siiteml
Clilndn, tlio Jupunciio ambassador, to
hnvo tlio phraseology of tho Iturnctt
immigration hill, now lioforo tlio nun
nto Immigration committee, chnngod
so that tlio npparunt coupling of tin
Japancso people with Hioho of Hindu
nntlonnllty would bo eliminated. Tlio
ambassador had tallied tlio mat tor
orer with Secretary Lansing, and. at
tlio request of tlio latter, naked tlio
president today to tako up tlio mat
tor with Senator Smith of South ('nro
Hun, chairman of tlio committee Tlio
president Is expected to link that the
bill bo changed to carry tlio language
ugrcod upon In thlH connection two
yoars ago when a Hlmllar propoHltluu
It In understood that tho Japanese
ambassador called tlio presldnnt'fl at
tention to tlio fact that tho Japanese
government had agreed to restrict
cool I o emigration to tho United
States at tho tlmo or tho original, Cali
fornia Immigration dlsputo and pro
tested thnt now to wrlto n provision
of thin character Into tho bill would
bo an Implied reflection upon tho good
faith of tho Japancso nation. And tho
apparent Inclusion of nil of tho
Japancso peoplo with tho Hindu clnsB,
tho ambassador explained, would bo a
serious affront to tho Jnpnneso.
FRENCH MAKE NEW GAINS
Continue Progress In the Region of
Dead Man's Hill Capture
1'arlB, April 24. Tho French contln
scd to mako progress In tho region of
Dead Man's hill on tho Verdun front.
Tho war ofllco announcement reports
tho rnpturo of Herman trenches and
of four ofllccrB and ICO men.
East of tho Mcubo a llcrco German
attack was ropulacd. In tho Hector
south of Haudremont wood tho Trench
Tho Gcrmnn statement admits that
tho French penetrnted a German
trench at Caurctto'u wood.
Athene, April 24. German tilers
bombarded n British camp at Tencdos,
causing Hovcral casualtlcB, according
to advices received hero.
COL C. C. HORTON IS DEAD
'ormer commandant of the Iowa Sol
diers' Home Succumbs at
Marahalltown. la., April 24. Col.
Charles Cummins llorton, seventy
Bovcn, wldoly known In Iowa, through
a long public llfo, and for nearly nlno
teon years commandant of tho Iowa
Soldiers' homo, died at his homo horo
on Friday following a long illness.
Colon ol llorton served gallantly during
tho Civil war as a member of tho First
Iowa cavalry. Ho was u former mem
ber of tho Iowa legislature and for sev
eral years commissioner of tho Unit
ed States land ofllco and special ex
amlnor of tho government pension bu
reau. NEUTRAL LINER SUNK; 5 DIE
Dutch Steamship Lodewlk Van Nas
sau Goes Down In Six Min
utes 36 Rescued.
London, April 24 A Lloyd's dlB
patch from Ymulden, Holland, says tho
Dutch steamship Lodewlk Van Nassau
was sunk Thursday afternoon. It went
down in six minutes. Fivo of Kb crow
wcro drowned. Thirty-six 'survivors
hnvo been landed at Ymulden.
Tho British bark Ravcnhlll was
sunk Tuosday. Tho crow was saved
and landed, according to LloydB.
Tho British steamer Calngownn also
Iibb been sunk, according to Lloyds.
Its crow was saved. Tho steamer was
WARSHIPS READY TO SAIL
Orders Received at Philadelphia by
Commander of Connecticut and
Philadelphia, April 24. Orders have
been received at tho League Island
navy yard for tho commanders of tho
battleships Connecticut and Kansas
to bo in rcauiness 10 Ban wiuun iwen-ty-four
hours. Tho collier Brutus, ono
of tho largost In tho sorvlco, loft last
night for tho Pacific coast.
British Kill 3,000 Turks.
London, April 24. Moro than 3.000
Turkish troops woro killed In the light
ing against tho British forcos In Me
sopotamia, tho war olllco announced.
Tho enemy succeeded in penetrating
part of tho British front.
Lone Bandit Robs Train.
Angola, La., April 24. A lono bandit
hold up n passunger train on tho Lou
isiana, Rod Illver & Navigation rail
road near horo, shot tho oxpross mes
senger and escaped with money and
IF THE PRICE OF GASOLINE GGES MUCH HIGHER
:r4 j j-J
RUSS SEIZE HEIGHTS
TAKE CHAIN OF HILLS WEST OF
Hundreds of Turks Fall In the Battle
German Attack Near Dvinsk
I'otrogrnd (via lx)ndon), April 21.
An olllclal report on Wednesday suys:
"In tho Dvinsk region, south of
Gurbuuovkn, during tho night of April
IS tho Germans poured n trcmcudouB
tiro Into ouo of our trenches at tho
village of Glnovku, then attacked and
carried n trench, which wo captured
by a counter-attuck.
"In tho region west of Postuvy our
artillery dispersed enemy columns.
"In tho (Hack sen ouo of our sub
marines, although attacked by an
enemy airman, succeeded In sinking u
steamer and a ship vessel near tbo
entranca of tho llosphorus under a
heavy tiro from tho enemy batteries.
"In the region of Aschknla, west of
Krzeruni, our troops by n night assault
carried a chain of high hills, which
had boon strongly organized. Wo cap
tured four Turkish olllccrs and 120
men. Tho enemy loft hundreds of
dead on tho Held
"Wo annihilated somo enemy ele
ments which had been recently brought
from Galllpoll, while tho other Turkish
troops which participated In tho fight
sustnlnol heavy losses."
Constantinople, April 21. Turkish
volunteers' detachments successfully
attacked British positions near Skclkh
Said, caBt of Kut-EI-Amarn, tho war of
llco announced. On tho Caucasian
front combats conttnuo In tho Ashorak
valloy and on tho coast of LaurlBtan.
Tho report adds:
"On tho Syrian coast a seaplane,
which ascended from a ship off Gaoz,
wub pursued by two aeroplanes which
opened roachlno gun firo and which
also dropped bombs on tho hoBtllo
"On Tuesday a hostllo monitor fired
a number of Ineffective shots at Kar
atash Point on tho Island of Kenstcn,
PROTESTS ARREST OF GERMAN
Von Bernstorff Cltrfms Immunity for
Wolf Von lael, Former Secretary
to Capt. Von Papen.
Now York, April 20. After a dos
porato fight between fcdcrnl agents
and four GcrmanB on tho twenty-fifth
floor of 60 Broadway, Wolf von Igel,
former secretary of Captain von Pa
pen of the German embassy, was
placed under arrest on Tuesday, on a
charge of conspiring to blow up tho
Wetland canal. Von Igel and his threo
companions wcro subdued only after
tho fcdcrnl ngonts had drawn their
rovolvcrs and threatened to shoot.
U. S. Judgo Ilowo fixed Von Igcl's
bond at $20,000 and It was furnished
by a surety company.
Washington, April 20. Acting on a
protest from tho German embassy, tho
stato department asked that tho de
partment of Justlco rolenBO Wolf von
Igel, secretary to Captain von Papen,
tho recalled German mllltnry attache,
arrested In Now York on n chnrga of
conspiracy to blow up tho Wellund
canal, unless tho nctlvltlos complained
of woro committed boforo Von Igol bo
rnmo attached to tho embassy staff.
Tho embassy claims diplomatic im
munity for him.
Canadian Dies After Fast.
Hot SprlngH, Ark., April 22 J. It.
Strntton, for 25 years a member of
tho Canadian parliament, died hero
nftor ati dnys of faBting. and his phy
sician, Prof. K Felggs, Is under uriest
on a churgo of manslaughter.
Admits British Orders Illegal.
Washington, April 22, Ambassador
Spring-Rico told tho stato department
that Grent Brltaln'H reply to tho Amor
lean blockado protest partly admits
that tho British ordors In council are
I sS"f lEr1" Ntwr
ARMY BILL IS PASSED
SENATES APPROVES BILL IN
CREASING ARMY 250,000 MEN.
Creates Volunteer Reserve Army, Fed
eralizes Militia and Provides Mil
itary Training In Colleges.
Washington, April 20. Tho array re
organization bill was passed on Tuos
day by tho Bonato without a roll call.
It Is a substitute for tho Hay bill
passed by tho houso and tho differ
ence will bo worked out In confer
ence. As tho bill passed It carried provi
sions for Increasing tho regular army
to 250.000 men. tho coast urtlllcry to
21,749 men and provided for military
training In certain bcIiooIb and col
leges. Tho bill also will compel re
spect for the uniform of tho army and
navy as It provides punishment for
common cnrrlors. theaters, restaur
ants and all persons and corporations
round guilty of discriminating against
thoso who wow tho national uniform.
Tim voto to Increaso tho regular
army was nonpartisan. Twenty-two
Republicans and 21 Democrats sup
porting It, and 2G Democrats and 11 Re
publicans voted against It. With the
execution of Borah. Jones. Curtis and
Smith of Michigan tho Ropubllcar
votes against tho Increaso camo iron
FRENCH TAKE THE OFFENSIVE
Capture Redoubt and Trenches In Re
gion of Vaux Take 200 Ger
Paris, April 22. French troops have
taken tho offensive on tho east bank
of tho Mouse rivor In tho second bat
tle of Verdun. Tho official com
niunlquo announcod on Thursday thnt
a successful French attack was car
ried out In tho region of Vaux.
Tho assailing forco captured a re
doubt and somo tronchos whl6b the
GcrmanB had constructed after tholt
advanco against tho northeast front
CAPTURE BRITISH POSITION?
Berlin Reports Marked Successes for
Teuton Troops Operating Against
Berlin, April 22. Marked successes
for tho Gorman troops operating In
Flanders against tho British army
wcro announced on Thursday In tho
war ofllco report. It stated that at
YprcB Gorman troops havo penetrated
Kngllsh trenches, whllo at Langcmarck
English positions on a front of GOI
yards havo boon enpturod.
At Langcmarck tho Germans took
an officer, 108 men and two machini
NEWS FROM FAR
Washington, April 21. President
Wilson restored to entry 194,000 acres
of public land in Custer county, Mon
Pittsburgh, Pa., April 20. Harry K.
Thaw was granted a dlvorco from Eve
lyn Nesblt Thaw by Judgo Cohen In
common pleas court on grounds of In
Fire at Cedar Rapids.
Cedar Rapids, la., April 21. Flro
which started In tho Iowa Union, for
merly St. James hotol, a rooming
placo for statu university students at
Iowa City, caused property loss ol
Crazed Soldier Kills Nine.
Vienna, April 21. Nino persons woro
killed and many wounded In a street
in tho outskirts of Vlonna by Leopold
Fichtnnr, n landsturm Infantryman,
who bocamo lusano whllo In charge of
"a pollco post
BATTLE OF BALLOTS
NEVILLE AND SUTTON HEAD THE
Sutton's Nomination Conceded at Mc-
Kelvle Headquarters Morrlssey
and Fawcett for Supreme
WrMern Nu,pippr Union News Si-ivlce.
Preference for Vice Pretidont
John II Morthead Klmer J. Burkett
Delegates at Large
W II. Thompson II. II. Hiildrldgo
W. I). Oldham n. It. (iurney
J J. Thomas X. J' Dodge, Jr.
U B. Price F. M. Currlo
Arthur F. Mullen It. B Howell
United States Senator.
(!. M. Hitchcock John L. Kennedy
Keith Neville A. L. Sutton
LMgar Howard H. P. Shumwny
Secretary cf State.
Charles W. Pool Addison Walt
William II Smith V.'i.ller L. Minor
George E. Hall W. H. Reynolds
Willis E. Heed Robert W. Devoo
G. L. Shumwny Fred Bockmnnn
Victor E. Wilson Henry T. Clarke
II. D. Lnndls S. C. Bnssctt
Dr. P. L. Hall George N. Seymour
or T. M. Hewitt
So far ns the vote has been reported
on district delegates, the indications
are that the following are elected:
E M. Pollard
J. Held Green
W F. Moran
F. D Eager
or II. E. Gooch
Frank T. Ransom
J. A. C. Kennedy
W. G. Drc
N. II. Loomls
J H Kemn '
O. R Thompson
F. IT Morrow
W. H. Green
Peter Jansen i
W. M. ColtOIl '
C. M. Sklles
E. E. Placck
F. T. Swanson
J. L. Clcary
or I'. W. Shea
F. J. Tnylor
Charles G. Lane
E. T. Wcstervelt
F. W. Brown, Jr.
ir C. H. Tully
W C. May
or Earl D. Mallcry
All of the present congressmen run
ning to succeed themselves have been
renominated. Following are tho party
candidates chosen In each district:
First John A. Mngulro. democrat;
C. L. Reavls, republican.
Second C. O. Lobcck, democrat;
Ben S. Baker, republican.
Third Dan V. Stephens, democrat;
William P. Warner, republican.
Fourth W. L. Stark, democrat; C.
H. Sloan, republican.
Fifth A. C. Shallenherger, demo
crat; Silas R. Barton, republican.
Sixth E. P. McDermott, democrat
(nominated hy writing In his name);
Moses P. Klnknld, republican.
On tho republican ticket John L.
Kennedy hns tho nomination for U. S.
senator with a lead of more than f .000
over his opponent, ex-Governor Aid
rich of Lincoln.
Gilbert M. Hitchcock has received
about twlco as many votes as his op
ponent I. J. Dunn. Mr. Dunn mndo a
vigorous campaign In behalf of the
Bryan slate nnd his own candidacy,
and succeeded in throwing a real
fright Into the Hitchcock supporters a
few weeks before the primary election.
At McKelvIo hcudnuarters it was
admitted thnt Sutton had obtained a
substantial lead over his opponent with
moro thnn three-fourths of all the
counties heard from. Figures com
piled there gave Judge Sutton a lead
of about 1,300 votes.
With complete unofficial returns
from twenty counties, including moro
than 80 precincts, Judgo Sutton of
Omaha has a lead over S. R. Mc
Kelvle, tho Lincoln candidate, or near
ly two thousand votes. Returns com
plied thus far gnvo McKelvIo 17,574,
nnd Judgo Sutton 20,510. McKolvIo's
friends aro still hoping that tho count
In tho western part of tho state, whero
returns nro slow coming In, will nltor
tho figures somewhat. Tho raco is by
no means decided as yet. Less than
half of tho 1,700 precincts In the stato
havo been heard from to date.
Clmdron. Chndron product polled
528 votes: Republican, 2S7; democrat,
230; sodallst 4: progressive, 1. Tho
election board began counting tho
democratic otes at 8:30 lust ovenlng
and progressed at tho iato of about
thirty ballots per hour. Tho ote
count oil so far shows for governor:
Novllle, 42; Bryan. 2G; senator, Hitch
cock, 44; Dunn, 20.
Geneva. Tho returns are still in
definite. It is believed that McKelvIo
has carried Flllinoro county. Miles
and Mndgett woro not in it. Each
received a few scattering votes.
Tho latest tabulation on candidates
for tho supremo court, Including both
Lancastor and Douglas counties ncurly
complete gives these totals:
Chief Justice 31 Counties.
Supreme Judges C1 Counties.
There are six candidates for su
premo Judges to be nominated, and
thoso receiving the highest vote vlll
ho given places on the ballot at tlu
November election. As two candidates
were to be nominated for chief Jus
tice both Morrlssey and Fawcett will
hnve their names on the ticket.
Miles Concedes Defeat.
Hastings. "The verdict of the vot
ers leaves no poro spots and I will do
everything In my power to contribute
to tho success- of the nominee this fall
whether It proves to be Judge Sutton
or MrKelvle." said C. J. Miles, defeated
primary candidate. "ElMier would be a.
worthy choice to make for the success
of the republican party this fall. There
cannot be the slightest doubt but what
the voters of Nebraska will ratify tho
republican ptlmary choice at tho No
Thirteen out of twenty-four precincts
in Adnms county givo Judge Dungan
1.047 votes and Blackledge 222 In tho
race for the nomination of district
j Judgo In tho Tenth district.
I W. E. Andrews has sent his success-
I fill opponent, cx-C'ongrcssman S. It.
Barton, congratulations for his success
In winning from Andrews the republi
can congressional nomination In the
Judges Morrlssey and Fawcett are
unopposed for the nomination for chief
Justice, being the only two to placo
their names on the ballot. Judges
Cornish, Barnes and Sedgwick aro now
in tho loud for the three places below
the chief Justice, with Hastings, Dean
and Goss close behind them. Judge
Cornish polled big votes in Saunders
and Sheridan counties In addition to
Douglas and Lancaster.
Complete returns from the country
districts. Including Seward, Cherry and
Snl,no counties, show good gains for
McKclv'- franklin, Buffalo nnd Sher
man counties turned 10 suuon. tho
final result on the rnco for governor Is
still In doubt and will continue to be
no for sevprnl dnvs until returns fir
available from moro counties. Tho
flguro so far rer.cscntR twelve com
plete counties nnd 500 odd precincts.
Llttlo doubt exists concerning the
democratic raco for governor. It has
ceased to he a rnce, with Bryan sup
porters wondering how much of n lend
Neville will accumulate beforo ho Is
through. Revised totals from a dozen
complete counties show Nevlllo n lead
C. M. Husted. McKolvle's secretary,
expressed himself ns well satisfied
with the McKclvle showing. Where
as ho had expected to seo Douglas
county go for Sutton by nn over
whelming majority, he was convinced
Ihut tho mnrgln In favor of tho judge
In that county would not bo more than
2, G00. Mr. Husted said there was no
question In his own mind but whnt
McKclvio would bo tho republican
Lincoln. Revised totals received to
date give Sutton a lead of more than
one thousand over S. R. McKelvIo in
the rnce for n place on tho republican
gubernatorial ticket. An error amount
ing to nn even thousnnd votes was
found in the returns from Douglas
county, cutting the McKelvIo figures
down and Increasing Judge Sutton's
For stnte auditor. Marsh leads Minor
by a small margin. For university re
gent, Hewitt has passed Seymour for
tho honor of acting ns running mate
with S. C. Bassott, and for the demo
cratic nomination for stato tronsurer
George Hall Ib gradually wldonlng the
distance between himself and Harry
For chief Justice. A. M. Morrlssey
nnd Jncoh Fawcett aro nominated with
out opposition.. For associate Justices,
tho nominees are Barnes, Sedgwick,
Hastings, Cornish, Dean nnd Martin.
Martin is moro than 2,000 ahead of
Hunt tho next man In the list.
S. C. Bassett and Georgo N. Seymour
nro tho republican nominees for ro
gents of tho stato university. The
voto reported from fifty-one counties
gives BaBsett a big load over all others,
and puts Seymour about 1,350 votes
ahead of his next cloBest competitor.
Following are the figures on this office:
Bassott, 22,140; Seymour. 18,810;
Hewitt. 17,420; Sams, 13.13S; McGIl
Willis E. Reed Is assured of tho re
nomination on tho democratic ticket
for attorney general with n lead of
5,000 over Georgo Berge.
Robert W. DoVoo of Lincoln will
run nsalnst Reed next full on the re
publican ticket. Mr. DoVoo Is n Lin
coln nttornny and received tho sup
port of both tho drvs and wets Mr
DoVoo has received twenty thousand
votes from two-thirds of the eountlei
In tho stato to TIalderson's 11,000 and
Rot urns from etlglity-cight counties,
complote In some instances nnd partial
In others, puts Nevlllo 12,000 ahead of
C. W. Bryan In tho democratic race for
Wife Cured by Lydla E.
Den Moines, Iown. " Four yearn br
I was very sick and my life was nearly
spene i tic doctors
stated that I would
never got well with
out an operation
and that without It
I would not live one
year. Hy husband
objected to any
operation nnd got
ble Compound. I took
it nnd commenced
to Ret better nnd am now well, am
Btoutund nble to do my own housework.
1 can recommend tho Vegctablo Com
pound to nny woman who is sick and
run down ns a wonderful strength and
henlth restorer. My husband says I
would have been in my grave ere this
if it had not been for your Vegctablo
Compound." Mrs. Blanchb .Teffek
EON, 703 Lyon St, Dca Moines, Iowa.
Before submitting to a surgical opera
tion it is wise to try to build up tho
femalo system nnd cure its derange
ments with Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege
table Compound; it haa saved many
women from Burgicnl operations.
Write to tho liydlaJE.Plnkham
Medicine Co., Lynn, Muss., for
(advice it will boconlldontloL
The Army of
U Growing Smaller Every Day.
LIVER PILLS are
notonly give relief
IndigeitioD, Sick Hetdache, Sallow Skin.
SMALL TILL. SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE.
Genuine must bear Signature
Soulful Samuel Slopner, the would
be poet, was Interviewing his landlord.
"Of course, tho wholo placo wnnte
doing throughout," sighed Sammy.
"Tho wall paper Interferes badly with
my courting of tho evanescent muse,,
whllo the color of tho paint JnrB dread
fully with tho gladsome vlslors 1 fain,
would summon in poetic rhapsody."
Tho landlord grinned.
"But I Burely must Insist," went on.
Samuel, spenking sovcrely, "upon th&
doors nnd windows being attended to
They lit so badly that tho draft actu
ally blows my hair about!"
Tho landlord seized tho goldon mo
ment to get his own back.
"Humph!" ho snorted. "That's eas
ily put right. Get your hair cut."
Accent on the Box.
"John," said his wife, "wasn't that
a good box of cigars I gavo you for a
"As a matter of fact, my dear," re
plied her husband, "I never saw a bet
"I suspect Jlbway of having political!
"It Jlbway thought you merely sus
pected him of having political aspira
tions, ho would dlo of chagrin."
New York haa a city block which
houses 4,1)56 people, an average of
1.000 to tho acre.
Is Built To Win-
but in building brain
and body, often the daily
diet lacks certain essen
tial mineral elements.
These necessary fact
ors are abundantly sup
plied by the field grains,
but are lacking in many
foods especially white
flour, from which they
are thrown out in the
milling process to make
the flour whitq.
made of whole wheat and
malted barley, supplies
all the rich nutriment of
the grains.including their
vital mineral salts, those
all-necessary builders of
active brains and vigor
To build right, eat
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