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DUTY ON WHEAT WILL STAND
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HOWARD AND SIXTEENTH STREETS
Japan Will Ask
for Its Citizens
TOKIO, April 14. Japan official circles
are now Inclined to tho belief that noth
ing they can do will havo nny effect In
averting tho projected land ownership
legislation of California. AH soon as the
bill has passed, however, application will
ho made to tho federnl government of
the United States for an extension of
naturalization rights to tho Japanese
Otherwlso tho hill. It Is claimed, .will lie
a discrimination against Japan.
Public meetings of protest nnil repre
sentations to tho American embassy hero
have been Innumerable, but the feeling
of hopelessness is pronounced.
The newspapers call attention to tho
"humiliating Insult to a nation which,
though hlgh-splrlted mid proud, has gone
out of Its way to maintain the most
friendly relations with tho United Htates.
Americans resident In Toklo and Yoko
hama who aro members pf tho peace so
ciety held lOJoInt meeting today with tho
Japancso members, at which u resolu
tion was passed strongly urging tho Call
fornlahs not- to pass the land ownership
Tho resolution said that the passage of
tho California land bill would greatly
damago America's prestige for fair play
and begged the Callfornlan legislature
to pause and Investigate . It also ex
pressed tho belief that the passage of tho
bill would work Injustice to the Japa
nese and be Injurious to American com
merce besides creating a painful situa
tion for Americans resident In Japan
who always have been recipients of cour.
tesy and protection.
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freight and passenger here and that tho
lieadiiuartcrs will again bu restored lo
normal, with a possibility of being mado
bigger than ever.
In getting out of Omaha with the com
pletion of tho Kearney and Bridgeport
nnd the Orln Junction and Powder Hlver
gaps tho lino from Omaha to Kearney
will bo mndo tho main lino through Ne
braska. From Kearney to Hrldgepott
tho road will follow tho valley of th3
I'latto on practically a water grade.
Krom Bridgeport to Orln Junction the
no constructed some years ago will bo
used, but the grade will materially re
duced, tho curves taken out and tho dis
tance shortened somo ten to fifteen miles.
It Is npparent that tho nurllngton In
tends to make Kearney a point of more
than ordinary Importance, as It has re
cently purchased seven blocks of ground
nlmost In the heart of tho town. This
will bn used for depot purposes and pas
senger yards. Just outside of town and
to tho west It has purchased a tract of
land, about eighty acres, that It Ih pre
sumed will bo for freight yards, tho In
tention being evldlently to inako It a
freight division point.
BURLINGTON STARTS WORK
(Continued from Pago One.)
POPE CONTINUES TO IMPROYE
(Continued from Page One.)
tlon, tho lino will cross tho i'latto rlvnr
five times, and tho gratia will bo kept
at three-tenths of ono per cent, a grudo
that would be considered easy In a lovel
pralrlo country. Tho cntlra distance be
tween the terminals tho line parallels tho
Northwestern, being from 600 feet to five
New JVrlirimUti 1,1 nr.
In connection with the building of tho
lino from Powder ltlver to Orln June
tlon comes tho Information that tho Bur
llngton has let the contract tor grading
a line from Kearney to Bridgeport, a- ills
lance of 200 miles and that tho work will
bo completed this seuson. "With tho
building of this gap and tho completion of
the Powder Hlver-Orln Junction brnnch
tho Burlington will havn tho short linn
between Omuha and Beuttlo tind tho tn
tiro north Pacific coast country. It
means that this will be tho lino that will
not only be used for freight traffic going
to tho coast and tho Orient, but that it
will bo tho line over which tho paBsenge
business will go between the oast and
the Pacific coast.
Tn Ilmtorr llrmliitinrtrrn.
It Is ulso i-atd to mean that tho Bur
llngton will maku this the most Importan
point on Its cntlro system; that It will
necessltuta tho establishment of large
shops and Immenso terminals, both
coughing; spoils during- tho night, and
thnt ' tho1 cough' was much easier. Tho
pulse, ho said, was strong and the respir
ation moro' regular.
When Prof. Marchlafavu appeared the
pope was so cheerful that ho Joked with
tho physician and congratulated him on
the realisation of his prediction of re
covery. Prof. Marchlafava answered:
I will make another prediction; you
will have a further relapse If you don't
patiently fulfill tho doctor's commands."
Tho popo Insisted, however, that re
maining In bed would muko him nervous,
and Prof. Marchlafava permitted him to
sit up In a chair for a few minutes
while his bed waB being made, but would
not allow him to walk.
At 11 o'clock the popo was assisted from
his bed nnd removed to an armchair
close by. lie had been there only a few
minutes when ho showed signs of dis
"That tyrant Marchlafava," he said,
"forbids mo to walk. At least carry me
to tho window so that I may enjoy the
This wns dono Immediately. At noon
the pontiff took some chicken Jelly, which
seemed to refresh him greatly.
WASHINGTON. April lB.-Slow prog
ress in consideration of the new tariff
bill by the democratic house caucus has
upset the early prediction of administra
tion leaders that the bill would be ready
for the senate by May 1.
After a week of deliberation the caucus
Is less than half way through the pro
posed measure, with several of the Im
portant schedules yet to bo disposed of
notably wool and cotton. The Income tax
also Is certain to require considerable
time In discussion, as members desire to
have It thoroughly explained. Rcpre
sentatlve Cordell Hull of Tennessee, au
thor of the Income tax section, will have
charge of It In tho caucus. It probably
will not be reached before the last of the I
Today the caucus resumed considera
tion of tho agricultural schedule, wheat
being first taken up. Northwestern rep
resentatives opposed the free listing of
flour, declaring It Inconsistent with a
proposed duty of 10 cents a bushel on
wheat. Citrus fruits also were the tar
get for opposition as well as the free
listing of potatoes.
Illll ProgreKse .Slowly.
When deliberations were resumed to
day many members predicted that th"
j caucus would not be through the bill
I until the middle of next week In that
case (ts consideration in the houso can
not begin until late In that week, and
the prospect Is that It will be nearer
June 1 than May 1 beford the bill Is ready
for the senate.
Ilepresentatlve Underwood was suffi
ciently recovered from his Illness to re
sumo charge of tho bill In tho caucus,
although his friends urged him to return
home until completely well. Ho was so
anxious to guide the administration meas
ure through the caucus, however, and to
hasten Its consideration as much as pos
Bible that he remained on tho floor In
spite of some Illness.
Ilepresentatlve Levy of New York
moved- to place wheat on the free list.
Ilepresentatlve Kowler of Illinois ot
fercd an amendment to Incrcaso tho pro
posed duty on wheat from 10 cents to IS
cents a bushel.
Tho caucus rejected both amendments
and left the wheat rate as fixed by Mr.
Cnderwood and his colleagues.
When the citrus fruit provisions were
reached democrats from California ana
Florida began a fight to maintain present
duties on lemons, limes and oranges.
Representative Church of California of
fered an amendment restoring the rates
of the Dlngley act, a compromise. Rep
resentative Baker nnd Kcttncr 'of Cali
fornia nnd Hparkman of Florida sup
ported tho resolution and ilepresentatlve
Harrison of New York defended tho rates
proposed by the committee.
Tho Church amendment was rejected
as was also an amendment proposed by
Mr. Clark of Florida to Increase tho duty
on pineapples. This disposed of tho cit
rus fruit fight beforo the caucus and the
bills so far remained Intact. The cau
cus wound up the .agricultural schedule
wlthout-a change. ' !
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Cited for Contempt
CHICAGO, April 15. A petition asking
that the Thompson-Starrett company,
Norcross Brothers company, Ernest R.
Graham, an architect, and Simon O'Don
nel. James Short and A. C. Dougherty,
union labor leaders, show cause why
they should not be punished for contempt
of court wns filed hero today In the cir
The petitioner Is the Chicago brnnch of
tho Journeymen Stone Cutters" associa
tion of North America, an organization
nt. affiliated with tho American Feder
ation of Iabor.
The petition charges conspiracy to ef
fect the dlschargo of tho Norcross Broth
ers company of all its employes who bo
longed to tho Independent union, this ac
tion being allegedly In violation of a court
O'Donnell Ib president of the Chicago
Building Trades' council, Short heads the
building department of tho American
Federation of Lubor and Dougherty is
president of tho Chicago branch of the
Journeymen Stone Cutters, an organiza
tion rival to tho petitioner.
The Thompson-Starrett company, as
contractor for the new building of the
Field museum in Chicago, sublet the
cutting of the marble to the Norcross
Brothers company which concern has its
chief works In Tate, Go., and employed
members of the Journeymen Stone Cut
ters' association of North America. Be
cause of this a strike was called against
buildings under construction of which
Graham was architect and the Thompson
Starrett company contractors.
Tho petition filed today charges that
this strlko was settled by tho discharge
of tho Independent union men and tho
entering of an agreement between the
persons and concerns named to employ
stone cutters belonging to the organiza
tion affiliated with the American Feder
ation of Labor.
Hearing was set for April 23.
Arrested at Denver
DENVER. April 15. Eighty-seven In
dustrial Workers of tho World were ar
rested In the outskirts of this city to
night by the police d. "t. Tho
city and county pennl "lis aro
overcrowded with them. -f Police
O'Neill declared tonight t . the entlro
"army" of Industrial Wot Iters would be
held In Jail, no matter what tho sanitary
conditions might become.
OMAHA MUST DECIDE SOON
(Continued from rage One.)
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Remarkable Sale of Curtain Materials, Tuesday, April 22
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an eurthuuako uud fire and then set
about to entertain the world at an Inter
national exposition. This analogy U
mado by those who nro trying to bring
tho convention hero because by enter
taining tho Grand Army of the Republic
national encampment the population of
the city for tho time they wero here
would bo doubled. Provision for housing
tho delegates has been dono ut other hotl
cities by pitching tents In all tho Darks
uud open places.
Time Wnn Hxtcmletl.
Just previous to the tornado tho ad
vlsablllty of inviting tho Grand Army
was under discussion, but In tho confu
sion following tho proposition was tem
porarily dropped. It wus taken up aguln
Monday at a meeting of thoso Inter
ested and tho executive commlttco of tho
national organization was asked for more
time for Omaha to mako the decision.
The answer wns demanded Monday, but
as Omaha Industries had not had an op
portunity to say whether or not they
could ralso the necessary fund for en
tertainment, forty-eight hours additional
time wns asked. Commander Beers sent
a complimentary telegram to Omuha In
answer to tho request of tho publicity
linrmii. Hiivlmr: "Telecrnm received. Re-
I alizlng tho situation, you may take the
tlmo asked. Telegraph mo your finan
cial situation beforo your finat decision.
Encampment will bo a gnat succcbs.
and I bellevo of greut Deneflt to your
enterprising and energetic city."
Tho telegram camo In response to the
following telegram sent by C C. Rose-
wutor. chairman of tho bureau of pub
licity of the Commercial club:
Owing to the fact that many of our
prominent business men havo been oc
cupied lu meeting the problem of wiping
out all traces of tho recent tornado, wo
have been unable to get a representative
meetlnc until todav. From sentiments
expressed at today's meeting, there is a
desire to solicit the honor of entertain
ing the Grand Army of the Republic lu
August. We feel that the necessary
funds can bo raised In forty-eight hours:
no pupers for signatures having yet been
on ciliated. Omaha will then be able to
offer you Its many advantages and hos.
idtulltles. Wo rvouest your postpone
ment of tho decision of your next meet
ing place, not to exceed forty-eight
The bureau of publicity lias onereu 10
bundle all details of tho encampment, If
necessary funds aro placed at tho. dis
posal of tho governing committee. Tho
retail dealers, Btrcet car company, some
of tho banks and several Industries havo
signified their willingness to help with
Whistling workers work well, but
House Sustains Veto
of Heasty's Measure
T.IVOflT.N. Neb.. Anril IB. The state
houso of representatives today sustained
the governor's veto of the Heasty bin
Drnvldlnir for the sterilization of crimin
als and mental Incompetents. Tho senate
yesterday repassed the bill over the veto,
but the friends of the measure In the
house wero able to marshal but 36 vots
to U aualnst the measure.
Senator Saunders today Introduced an
amendment to his bill to exclude Omaha
from the operation of the daylight o-
I loon law, which was virtually tho same
, as the original bill. The amendment was
lost, and Saunders thereupon moved the
, Indefinite postponement of the original
J I bill, which was tarried
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