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The Omaha Daily Bee
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af the whoto world.
VOL. XLI-XO. 298L
OMAHA, THURSDAY MORNING.' MAY, 3C. 1 1)12 TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
' ADVANCE IN PAY
SetfcodisV. Conference Baises Sal
aries of General Superintend-
eats to $6,600 a Tear.
BOOK COMMITTEE IS NAMED
rhi is Host Important Body in the
FAVOES '-BISHOP OF BACES"
Hatter is Referred to Annual Con
ference for Ratification,
RITUAL QUESTION IS EVADED
toafereace Refaaee ta Chans Tide
of District Saperlateadeat ta
Presiding- Kldrr -eift for
MINNEAPOLIS. May 28. -Shortly after
S o'clock the conference o( th Methodist
churcli which haa been in dally session
Mm May l. came lu a close, bishop
Hinry V. Warren.' for tblrty-twi years
k bishop, but retired at the present ses
sion, presided at the close.
Delegates today evaded the question
of a revision of the ritual which hut
night caused much confusion. The con
ference ordered a commission to prepare
a revision of the ritual and present It
at the UK convention.
The conference also endorsed the dis
trict, nominations for mcmbera of com
.mttes of the church organisations.
which, to great extent, will have chars
of the church's ai talis la th next four
'. Hook Cassaslttv ktais,
il ollowlnf. with the conferenca with
v iicli they come, are tha names of new
lumbers of the book committee. Which
is culled the "Backbone of (he church":
Miss Pierce, New England; John Hand
ley. New Jersey; J. O. Shepard, Wyo
ming; W. K Conner, Pittsburg; R. T.
Urrnsan. northeast Ohio; J. A. Fatten,
louston; M. S. Davage, Louisiana; Han
lord Crawford. St, Louts; H. at. Havner,
luwa: Jo Blllls, central Illinois; J. a
Alland, north central Illinois; C. E.
Bacon, Indiana; W. E. Bletlch. Chicago.
German: Hollo V. VatU California: W.
W. Van Dusen, Idaho.
On tli general committee on minister
and on layman from each district ars
chosen and on th Epworth league board,
one, cither a minister or layman, from
On th book commute devolve th
work of deciding tha place of holding th
next general conference and while It prob
ably will not be decided until som time
In 116 numerous requests already have
been received from various el ties for th
privilege of entertaining th ml session.
Among those seeking th conference are
Portland, Or.; Colorado Springs, Colo.;
Washington, D. C.j, Chicago, and Ban
'ranclo. As th ISM meeting was
held In Bt)lmor , and th IMS aaaalsa
here It la though probable th WW gath
ering will go to tome city In the souta
or west i
Pay af Blahopa Raised.
Among things accomplished today were:
Increased salaries of bishops from IS.000
tv .&, of which 11.000 la for living ex
panses and HOs secretary's hire.
Refused to be Influenced by sentimental
consideration In favor of old nam "pre
siding eider" and ordered that the term
district superintendent" adopted at Bal
timore In IMS be retained.
Announcement also waa made that a
gift to the board of conference
c'atmant of ths church had been made
"J uouvr whom name waa not aivuiSMI.
Th conference by a vote of Mt to IS
adupted th report of the episcopacy com
in 1 1 tee favoring a "bishop of races." This
applies especially to the negro churches
ut the south. Tha question la referred to
the annual and lay conferences of the
next four year and comes up for final
action In I1.
SAN DIEGO. Cat.. May JS.-The trans
port Buford arrived from the weat coast
of Mexico today with J7S refugees
aboard. Of this number forty -on will be
landed here. There Is only one case of
sickness aboard, un American from
Maastan. He is suffering from typhoid
fever, but convalescent.
CAPTAN OF CARPATH1A
IS GIVENA LOVING CUP
NEW YORK. Muy S.-Captaln Arthur
li. Rostron, commander of th Cunard
liner Carpatbia, which sped to th rescue
of th sinking Titanic, was today pre
sented with a loving cup by a committee
of Titanic survivors, who boarded the
liner on Its arrival. Medals, together
with a framed act of. engrossed resoln
tkma. were presented to the officers anu
entire crew. Captain Rostron In respond
ing aald the credit waa all due tbe crew
of th Carpatbia; he had merely tried to
do his duty aa a bailor toward Buffering
humanity. "Tbe crew,", be said, "have
brought this honor to me and to them
selves." LIVERPOOL. May S.-Csptsin Stanley
Lord of the steamship California!! 4 now
m England. Officials of lbs Lslland line
today announced be Is remaining here
la order to testify at ths Titanic In
quiry. The padded that no action what
ever had been taken with regard to any
I miNm cnani in roe command of the
FOR NEBRASKA Fair
FOR IOW A Fair: rising temperature. I
Traaperatare at Oasaha Tewterday. I
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1 yV-W Mr.
rirrv k p. m.
(iVh-i J P.m.
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C J P. m.
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Marines Are Landed
at DeerPoint, Cuba;
Trains Are Running
CAIMANERA. Cuba. May ai-Th
Cnlted States marines who arrived here
yesterday oa board the Prairie, landed
today at Peer Point
A few skirmishes between Cuban reg
ular troops and the Insurgent are -reported
in this vicinity. Th losses have
The trains between Ouantanarau and
Santiago are' running, but the telegraph
wires are still Interrupted.
HAVANA, Jan. Twelve negro In
surgents were capture, today at Saesta,
a port at tha entrance of Nip bay, ac
cording to report.
Traffic of the Guantanamo & Western
railroad still Is Interrupted.
No further news has been received from
th province of Oriente. '
General Evaiisto Estenos. one of the
leaders of the rebels In the province of
Oriente, In an Interview today, said of
th negro rebellion:
Th movement is not a racial one,
but simply the action of certain Cuban
cltlsens to assert their rights at all hax
ards. W have no hostility to the white
people and I hav given strict orders
that no violence shall be committed on
th persona of whites under pain of
"If tha Americana Intervene' they will
recognise ma and aiy followers as a
political party. We are prepared t con
tinue fighting whatever happens."
No Important military movements are
expected to occur before th arrival of
General Jos J. Monteagudo tomorrow,
when he will take chief command. '.
Page Given Five
WASHINGTON, May S.-H. W. A.
Page, th New York linen merchant yes
terday found guilty of having criminally
libeled Chairman Henry D. Clayton aod
th members of the house Judiciary com
mittee, today was given th extreme pen
alty when a sentence of five years hi the
penitentiary and a Una of tl.OOt was Im
posed. Judge Barnard, however, sus
pended sentence and placed Pag on pro
bation tor three years, requiring; that he
report to the court ence each year.
Baptists Will Meet
at Detroit Next Year
(Prom a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES. la.. May -Speciai
Telegram.)-Tha Baptist northern confer
ence today finished Its work and decide!
upon holding th next convention In De
trolt Thos who attended declared it U
on of th best meetings ever held
and that a vast amount of business wae
transacted of Interest to th church
Prank L. Miner of Des Moines was
elected treasurer today. A report was
adopted recommending Investigation' of
dance halls and general care for the
morals of tha young people.
Denver wist th only other city con
sidered on th floor of ths convention.
Th commltte had reported In favor of
Denver when the proposition that th
111 gathering go to th Cotorado city
was mads by resolution.
Th resolution failed to gain any large
amount of support and th chotc of
Detroit was made unanimous The lii
convention will open th third Wednes
dsy hi May.
Twenty young men and women, newly
appointed foreign mission 1ae. stood
upon the platform and told why they are
going Into the foreign fields to work In
th Interests of God. Five of the young
women are fiancees of ths young men
who are going Into the business of soul
winning In th far countries.
Attack Upon Taft
RUTHERFORD. N. J.. May S.-Chlef
Wllki of the secret service, hss been
conducting s quiet investigation Int an
attempted attack on President Taft which
oocurrod' while the president waa her
Saturday night Mr. Wllki put througn
th third degree an Italian who la aald
to hav thrown a package which hit the
president In the face. Thus far ao ar
rest haa been made. .
A statement given out by Frank M.
Buckles, leader of tha local Taft organisa
Th U.uoJ person assembled In the
public iuarw were disappointed In uot
bearing lb president speak utcauss uf
the act of a vandal. As the package
struck the president s face or came down
scraping his face, be waa about to apeak,
but the secret service men pushed him
back In bis aeat and took charge of af
faire. They nrdered the car ahead at lull
speed through the crowd, not knowing
what waa In the psper. snd got sway.
Later they Informed me that the paper
had been water soaked to make It heavy.
Fireman Killed and
. Two Others Injured
CHICAGO, May 3-Ueorge J. Laughlin.
ptpema. 1. th. city fir. department, wa,
mstantly killed and Lieutenant Morn. :
O'Day and Frank a Wlckrath. also fire-.
man. were seriously Injured when the I
hoe cart In which they were responding ,
to aa alarm of fire, was demolished In a 1
collision with a Chicago Junction rail-1
way switch engine today at Pony-tlrs: j
street aid Aehland s venue. Poor other
firemen escaped Injury by Jumping from I
!HP4n flF fiRPMinlS' HftMP I
GIVEN TWENTY-FIVE YEARS
CHICAGO. May 3.-Rev. J. H. Hudson.
a negro, former head of the Hudson
wrpnen avjiuw. in errwi avenue, an in-
sthutioa for colored chfldrew. was found
guilty today of a serioas charge made
- e a innn ; e uusis uaw aen u', a ciaui- : ut)n bill to place farm implement. ,
Inmate of the asylum. A Jury fixed let who cam. here with a v:w of making ; free list.
- Hudson", punishment at twenty-five Investments In the southwest fell dea.1 1 Judiciary committee continued He In
' "I year in ths penitentiary. i tbe street todav ! ,."""'OB "" ehr" ainei Judge
Three Newly Elected Members of
National Committee to Demand
Seats Before Convention.
B00SEYELT KEN BACK HOVE
Nebraskan and Xissourian Among
Those in This Position.
OVERTURNS PABTY PEACTICE
Harry S. New Says Bale 'is as Old
as the Party Itself.
COMMITTEE NOT TO BE BULLIEB
Head of Caassslttee em Arrange.
af Character and Entitled
ta Same Respect,
CHICAGO. May S-Word that R. B.
Howell, recently elected republican na
tional committeeman dam Nebraska
by direct primary, would come to Clil
cago on June a when the national com
mlttee meets to hear contests snd de
mand his sest caused a stir today among
members of the committee.
Mr. . Howell Is a suporter of Colonel
Roosevelt and waa chosen at the direct
primary aa the successor of Victor Rosa
water. acting chairman of tha national
republican committee, whose official duty
Itw ould be lo call the republican con
vention to order on June IS and Intro
duce Senator Ellhu Root as temporary
At the lo-al Roosevelt headquarters It
waa said Cat Mr. Howell had been ad
vised that under ths law he was entitled
to Immediate possession of hla aeat aa
member of the national republican com
mittee from Nebraska and ha would In
sist upon recognition 'when the com
mittee meet to hear contests on June 1
Thomas K. Nledrlnghaus. sleeted re
publican sartorial committeeman from
Missouri under th direct primary, and
others similarly elected, will. It Is ssld.
demand their seats when ths committee
meets next week. .
Three ta Stake Attempt.
Roosevelt managers hers declare there
ars at least three national committee
men who will attempt to assume their
official duties before the question of
contests la taken up by th committee.
Ths operation of the direct primary
law In a number of atatea where tha
national committeemen are chosen by
popular vote instead of by the delegate
presents another problem which ta all
probability wlH have to be dealt with
either by th national oommlUe or ths
national convention. ' ,
Harry a New, chairman of th sub
committee on arangemente. aald:
"Th term or a national committeeman
begins with th adjournment of th con
vention. whe tb new metnhera always
are called spew ta meet and assume
their official duties. Tltig Is th rule
snd practice of th party and Is a
old as th party Itself.
"There la no just demand nor reason
able excuse for a departure ; from this
rule. In my opinion. . -.
"A candidate for president who receives
a majority of Ui votes might with equal
propriety go to th Whits House the
minute the vote Is canvassed and de
mand th office On th ground that h
wanted tha office so bad f eoujd not
wait until the Incumbent term ex
pired. . ' , ,
niSht ta Orderly Meellas.
"Tha republican party has a right is
an orderly convention and It Is the duty
of the republican national committee to
see that it haa one. Th commute ox
lets for thst very purpose. -
It Is th duty of the commutes to pro
vide rules for the conduct of the con
vention and provide temporary officers,
This la necessary to Identify ths conven
tion with the party and th differentiate
that convention from any irresponsible
gathering that might atempt to constitute
Itself a republican convention without
The member of the national commit'
tee are men of character and standing
and are entitled to some respect They
are not to be bullied nor threatened Into
a failure to do their duty aa they see It
I hav no doubt that the committee It
self will show some respect for precedent
and orderly methods snd Insist upon
The time limit set by the national com
mittee In Its call for the filing of con-
testa expired at midnight snd the brief
in all rases are In the hsnda of Seere
tarv llayward and will be tabulated for
ths consideration o ft he national com
mittee mhea It meets June a
About fas contests hav been filed, of
which. It Is ssld 225 were prepared by the
Roosevelt forces and IS by friends af
Secretary Hayward today left for New
York to bring hia family to Chicago for
the convention. He will stay In Wash
ington a day to at ten dto a matter of
personal business, but denied that his
visit there hss any political significance.
Sergeant -at-Arms Stone announced the
appointment of William B. Anatin. presi
dent of the Hamilton dub, aa chief usher
at the convention.
TVkMa for the convention wtigpbe dis
tributed among the national committee
men of tbe different aisles. Monday.
June K. Th only exception la the
X.USJ tickets for the Chleagoane who con- i
trlboud tb fund of SW.uw for use In '
mtlnc tt nptnMl of th ttmvntlnn. I
Th w be d buted by Fred W.
cph.m. chairman of th. Chicago com-
The demand lor tickets this year is
greater than ever before, according to
Chairman New of the aub-cotnmitte. on j
arrangements He haa received M.0'
requests with every mall.
Senator Burton of Ohio waa, mentioned
today a the probable selection ta make
'the nominating speech for president Tsft;
i n ine ronveniion.
Friend, of Colonel Roosevelt hsvs In.
s.sir. tnu in picture or ineir candidate i
be arlven eoual Bramlaen milt, ih.i
, Pro,"'"nc wi,h th" '
I President Tsft m the convention hall )
'decora - Ions, but ae action has been token i
by the sib-commlttee en smmgemeote. j
pita I IM Drop Dead.
, OKLAHOMA CITT. Okie.. May j
wilh.m n. Uy .r W...H in
V. Illiam O ley sf avert,, II', a CapHsl- :
. "Did the
Prom the Cleveland Plain Dealer,
DIRECT .CAMPAIGNS ENDED
Managers of Candidates Preparing
to Move to Chicago. f
M'KINLEY AND DIXON CONFIDENT
Each Agaala Prrdlota Kwaatnatlua at
Mia Caadldate sa the first Bal
let President Taft la -Still
leafldrat. - ,
WASHINGTON, Hay' V-So far aa
direct appeal Is tha voters of 'the country
Is concerned. Colonel Roosevelt's com
plete victory In New Jersey, hss brought
to a close the unprecedented bitter fight
in which Mr. Roosevelt, I'resldeut Taft
and Senator La Pollatt hav been al
most constantly engag.il the last three
Senator La Follette will speak In South
Dakota before th primary June i hut
otherwise tha campaign In that stats and
the atata conventions of Arlsona and Ohio
will net engage th personal activity of
any of ths candidates. Concern over the
outcome In New Jersey kept ths national
hoadquartera of th oandldates In Wasn-
Ingtwn open until an early hour today.
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Statesaaata r Disea and MeKlale.
oeuaiur uaosx wmkaura manager fur
Colonel Jtooaevslt, returned to Masking.
ton lions Ntw York today and mad th.
prediction that Colonel Hoosavelt. would
hav more than WO delegates on the first
-ballot at th. Chicago convention. e
elusive at contested delegate. Included
la this number, be ssld, would be more
than thirty from New York.
President Tart's n-.snager. Congressman
W. B. McKlnle. of Illinois, asserted
that th president actual strength' at
present was Hi dilegat, exclusive of
the deiedaiea-at-large in Ohio or Texas.
Ha was emphatic in his prediction of a
nomination of the president oh th first
Tha Washingtos headquarter of all
, (Continue, on Patt Two.)
London Dock Strike
Will Soon Be Ended
LONDON, May a.-Ths situation In tha
London docks I today practically un
changed. The work la still carried on un
der m protection ef the ponce. No dis
orders havs occured, although the strikers
gather in hundreds In th vicinity of the
dock exits, where they Jeer at the drivers
transporting provisions to the markets
under th escort of mounted and foot
Ths leaders of the strike movement
now say tha trouble soon will he brought
to an end, as tbe men express themselves
satisfied with th report of Sir Edward
Clark, who after close inquiry found
that the trouble was mainly due to
failure to carry out the clause in th
existing agreement between the employ
er and th men providing that differ
ences be referred to the Hoard of Trade
lor dedalon. '
The strikers believe this report will en
sure their Wtory at the Board of Trade
conference between representatives of
both parties is be held May 11. with th
object of arranging a settlement.
CUTS DAUGHTEft OFF
WITH FIVE DOLLARS
Lt)8 ANOELE8, Cel., May 2S.-'To my
daughter. Edith Alice Ogllby Titcomb
Paris. I bequeath K with which she must
purchase the work of a reliable author
on the wagea of slit and Ingratitude "
Tha above nanaeraDh ennlalrMMl In th
m of Mrs Louise E. Warner, on file
tod.y. revealed that the once prominent
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Wednesday, May Z, 1811.
rrenoeni airinn 01 ine see Tom. ew
Haven at Hartford railroad protested to
Interoceanlc canals committee against
provlslone In Panama canal
uld bej- ralresd owned steai
! Magdaiena bay matter referred by far-
jeign relatione commutes Jm a suucom
mmee for Investigation.
vn,ed down sa amendment to metal
t - nrf Mil to aiaea farm Imnlemenl. ...
Memorial Day Question
Men ton Foug-ht aave Homes Like
Bay City Leper
Must Stay in '
. His Own Home
BAY CITT. Mich.. May .-Dr. A. a
Warthlan of tbe University of Michigan
and Dr. R. L. Dixon, secretary of the
Stale Board of Health, yesterday made
a .personal examination ' of Herman
lllrsrhfleld. the suspected leper, who re
cently waa brought here from Cantervllle,
la. Tb phyelctana confirmed hla dis
ease typical leprosy.
It hss been decided by the local health
authorities to permit tha man to remain
In his own home. H ta) lo build a porch
on the hack of his house and fix up his
hack yard aa he sees fit, He' will be al
lowed to spend his time out of doors
there, but will b required to keep off th
front porch and wtll not b allowed on
the street,, sirs, Mlrsrhfiald has decided
to remain with her husband and will be
subjected to practically th asm regula
The couple s four children will be per
mitted to see snd talk with their narenta.
but cannot live at horn. They will be
cared for by relatives.
Wealthy Peanut - -
. Theft of Fortune
PRESNO. Cal., May W.-ll. Avorklan,
a peanut vendor, who died hers recently
leaving a fortune of .u0 confessed In
a dairy found with hla will, thst much
of hla money had been obtained by theft
and fraud, and directed that such funds
be returned to hla Victims .
Tha confetalon saya that as head of. a
religious society In Turkey he hsd sb-
scoundrd with several hundred dollars of
th socisiy,' fund and that In searching
through the ruins of a church ha had
found and kept a bag of gold that right
fully belonged ta ths church.
Rich Greek Serves
in Army at Athens,
Though JLS. Citizen
FREMONT, Neb.. May .-John Petrn
a wealthy Fremont Greek, on returning
after a ten months' absence, today sd
mltted that while visiting Athens for the
first time la twenty years ha was seised
and forced to serve four month In tho
Greek army, despite the fsct that he bad
Ptro hss stores at Fremont, Columbus
and Grand Island, besides Omaha Inter
ests, and owns tha Lesvltt sugar factory
Mrs. Quinn Testifies
m Own Defense
CHICAGO. May 2.-Mrs. Jane Quinn.
charged with the murder of her third
husband. John Quinn. took the stand In
her own defenss today.
Ths defendant wept when Bert Quinn,
a son of the decedent testified to th
apparent happy domestic relatione be
tween hia father and Mr. Quinn- She
waa near collapse aa a he told her atory.
f-'he said she had t3M and her husband
IIS the night of the murder and that
Miller, the roomer, spoke of ths danger
of keeping ao much money In the house
Mrs. Quinn aald she waa awakened by
a revolver shot and went to her hus
band's bed and found him wounded. She
said he was shot by burglars.
SENATE VOTES REPEAL
.OF RECIPROCITY BILL
WASHINGTON. May .-The aenat.
(today, hy thirty -seven to twenty-seven,
i agreed to an amendment lo th metal
j tariff revision Wll lo repeal the Canadian
rec'Pfoc'ty law and to provide a duty
t of C IftT ton on orint m rater
By o vote of thirty-five to thirty-four
the senate voted down an amendment
offered by Smith of Georgia placing a
large number of farming Implements on
the free list. Practically all of the
affirmative rotes were cast by demo
cratic senators, but several republican
sens tors were absent.
Senator Lodge moved to amend the
Potnerene amendment tc Increase the
duty oa machine tools to at p-r cent
but the senate voted In tie negative,
most of the progr;asiv repub leans trot a :
with the democrats. Then the Pomeren i
amendment waa defeated, forty-three tu
NEW JERSEY F0R ROOSEVELT
Colonel Get Solid Delegation from
HAS TEN THOUSAND PLUBALTTT
Wlleea's tat. Is la r see. hat H.
' Loses Delegates f rasa Tee Ilia.
Irlrls Vela Thresahe.t
' Slat la l.lsbt.
NEWARK. N. J.. May a.-Tlieodore
Roosevelt's clean sweep of the New Jer
sey primaries waa emphasised todsy when
lata returns gave Mm smsll but siiu
tantlal pluralities In the few districts
about which last nlght'a figure left any
doubt and Increased hla lead throughout
Governor Wood row Wilton carried all
but two of th twelve oongreaalonaf dls
trlot and gained twenty-four vf th
twenty-eight delegates, Including ths del
sgatss-at-lsrg. Hla opponents today
abandoned hop that they had carried
th Eighth district! wher th vol was
close, but Oovsrnor Wilson won appar
ently by a liberal majority.
VV'nlhatructed" delegates aogitnattst hy
Um. antl-Wllaoii.wiug of tb party war.
elected Ay large majorities ta tha Nlnta
and Tenth districts, th stroiigliolos of
th element opposed to the governor
Incomplete return shout neon, oh the
trot fur delegsies-at-large and the prasl
dentlsl preference Indicated that Colonel
Roosevelt's pepulsr plurality for th
whole atats would be about 15.W0 and
thst Governor Wilson's lead, based on the
vote for delegatcs-at-large, waa about
Wilson's Vat la Heavy,
The Wilson vole, as compared with
that . of tha opposition was staggering
blow to ths sntls, being In a ratio ot
about era to one. Som district went
for th governor hy as high as twenty
The Taft supporters hoped for a ma
jority of th delegate until midnight. At
that hour they ceased to claim mor
than sis, and an hour later their claims
dwindled to two delegates from the sixth
district, where a Mrong Taft sentiment
In llackensack mad th Isau very close.
Later returns Indicated thst Roosevelt
had carried this last hop of th Taft
leader hy about 10. .
Th president hsd small pluralities In
foqr of the twenty-one counties of th
tale. II showed his greatest strength
in the farming districts. In on of the
factory towns where he spoke yesterday
Just before the opening ot the polls bs
wss beaten forty to one.
The La Pollute vote was a negligible
factor, not more than t per cent ot the
entire vote cast.
The vote In nearly all sections of ths
stste waa very light aeveral counties
casting leas than half of th total rental-
tContinueo on Page 1 wo.l
NEAR CLASH IN FREIGHT '
YARDS IN ST. PAUL
KT. PALL. May .-A near clash In th
lecal freight handlers' strike occurred to
dsy on the 1'nlverslty avenue bridge. In
tha Midway district, between strike sym
pathisers and freight handlers In the
yards under the bridge. ,
The atrlke sympsthlsers had gathered
on the bridge and were taunting the
men In the yards below. It Is alleged.
Finally a stone waa hurled . from the
bridge' and trouble appeared Immediately.
A patrolman was summoned snd qulut
w ta stored.
rttrie lesders In Mlnneapolla and St.
Pail vay there are about 'AO freight
handlers on strike today, or about ton
more than yesterday. A complete Ueup
of freight business In the next three
days la predicted.
Local freight officials declare that only
forty-three men are out In St. Paul.
RELIGIOUS WORK IS NOT
GOOD EXCUSE FOR SPEEDING
ELGIN in.. May -Declaring that hia
duties necessitated excessive speeding of
hla automobile. George E. Cook of Elgin,
president of the Illinois Sunday School
association, the fifty-fourth annual con
vention of which Is In session here, ap
pealed to the city commissioners todsy
for protection from arrest by the chief
of police. He waa Informed that re
ligion could not prevent enforcement of
city speed ordinances. Mr Cook Is sn
officer of the D. C. Cook Publishing
Cash subscriptions amounting to 110,0(0
were secured st today's session of the
ronventloE tor tsklng a census of the
stats Sunday schools
BIVOUAC OF DEAD
War Veterans and Women's Anxil
iaries Will Bow in Prayer
Over Graves Today.
PABADE PRECEDES EXESCISES
Appropriate Services Morning and
Afternoon in Auditorium.
TO SEND BATTLESHIP AD BUT
In Afternoon All Forms of Sport
Will Be Witnessed in Parks.
CYCLE BACES AT SPEEDWAY
Severe Prasalaeat lasssaer Re aorta
Will ; Open far "eases, wtth
kaaes, Maele and Vsrleaa
Farsaa af Aaaaseaacat.
MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES.
Graves of old soldiers will be trewn
with flowers during morning hoars.
General Memorial day Parade of dvte
and military bodies starts promptly at
I .'clock, tormina at Seven tenth and
Brief march will be followed hy exer
cises for veterans at ths Auditorium.
At conclusion of ceremonies mlniaxur
battleship will be launched at foot of
Knights sf Columbus will conduct eenr
loe at the Auditorium at Is o'clock fax
All day shoot of Nebraska Sportsman a
association on Omaha Oun club range.
Rod and Oun club opens for ths see son
st S o'clock la th afternoon with pro.
gram af sporting events.
Mller park will open at S .'clock la tha
afternoon with a program of aporta. and
will continue with music and entertain
ment In th evening.
Motor cycl races begin at Speedway at
t o'clock In th afternoon.
Aquatic races begin at S o'clock at
Manawa park and thrr will b dancing
and music in the evening.
American Federation of Mualciana wtll
conduct memorial for Titanic vletlm-mu-slciana
In the afternoon at Washington
Ball games will ta In progress at th
various amateur parka
Business will be gene. ally auaprnded
during th day.
Police Relief association will visit var
ious cemeteries In th morning to piar
flower 'on th grave of their fallen
comrades who hav lost their lives In ths
line of duly.
Kruc park opens tha season at
o'clock with music and program continu
ing throughout ths svenlng.
Grave ot th soldier and aa nor dead
will b decorated today by the aur-
vlvors of th Civil and Spanish wars.
Mcmbera of the Orsnd Arms' uf tha Re
public and women of the Relief TOrea-wHI
gather at th aeveral eeme.trle af th
city at N o'clock to hold memorial ser.
rtc. Th day will be generally observed
by busiucs boiini and public officials
aa a holiday.
Vnder th direction of a joint commu
te of th Grand Army of th Republic.
and I'nlted Spanish war veterans, a pro
gram will bo given at the Auditorium In
the afternoon. William Jennings Bryan
will be the orator of ths day. W. II. Rue-
II. Grant post No. lie, will preside.
Green's hand will furnish music. Major
R. s. Wilcox will read th roll ot th
Preceding Ihe afternoon memorial ex.
erclaea at the Auditorium, a parade will
form on Capitol avenue and Sixteenth
afreet. In the parade will be a platoon
of police, Greene band, I'nlted State
naval , veterans. Nebraska National
guards, high school cadets. Grand Army
of tha Republic, United Spanish war
veterans, speakers of the day, chairmen
of committees, chaplain, military and
civil guests, msll carriers and other semt
mllltary organisations The Women's Re
lief corps, the ladies of ths Orand Army
ot the Republic, th Henry W. Lawtoa
auxiliary, I'nlted Spanish war veterans.
will form on Howard streets facing Fif
teenth. Mae at March.
The line of march will be from Sixteenth
street south to Douglas, thence east to
Fifteenth and aouth to the Auditorium.
Following the exercises at ths Audi
torium a miniature battleship will he
launched In the Missouri river at the
foot of the Douglaa street bridge. This
servk-S will be conducted by the Navy
club, assisted by the Women of ths Relief
corps. The ' battleship will be carried w
Knlghta of Columbus will hold services
at the Auditorium In the forenoon. Th.
Rud. Reese will lead a chorus of too from
various churches. Several hundred school
children from parochial schools will at
tend. General John I. Webster will be
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