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what the commission is doing in its
The girl quoted by the News deny
that girls are mistreated in the shoe
trust factory. They-said the girl who
testified she was paid only 30 cents
a day is a 'loafer" -who spends most
of her time "primping." They say
that girls working at" piece -work be
side her make $2 a day in some
Springfield newspaper men are real
peeved at Lieut.-Gov. 0'Hara any
how. O'Hara was quoted in a Chi
cago newspaper as saying that
'Springfield newspaper men are
blockheads." O'Hara denies having
made such a statement. But the
Springfield newspaper men, who pos
sibly don't know much about Chicago
newspapers, choose to believe the
newspapers and not O'Hara and have
sworn to "show O'Hara up." ,
BRYAN IN CALIFORNIA ON THE
ANTI-ALIEN LAND-OWNING BILL
Sacramento, Cal., April 26. Secre
tary of State William J. Bryan ar
rived here this morning to take up
with the legislature the matter of
pending anti-alien land-owning legis
lation. Gov. Johnson and members of the
legislature met the secretary. Many
Japanese were in the crowd which
crowded the railroad station.
Bryan went at once to the home of
Gov. Johnson, where he will be a
guest during his stay. Several Dem
ocratic and Progressive leaders of the
legislature later went into consulta
tion with the governor and secretary.
It is not certain that Bryan will
make a speech in the assembly. The
views of the president on the alien
legislation may be transmitted to
legislators in conference, and thus
made known to the assembly.
It is not believed here that the visit
of the secretary will in any great de
gree affect legislation. The gover
nor and legislators know that if the
assembly refuses to pass the anti
alien bill the same law,. .will, been-'j
acted through the initiative. It would
receive a heavy majority on popular
Washington, April 28. In a jingo
istic and bombastic speech Rep. Sis
son of Mississippi brought the California-Japanese
alien land dispute
before the House today by declaring
that no alien should be allowed to
hold land in the U. S. Sisson said
that "before we allow any foreign
nation to dictate our land holding
laws we should fight." The Japanese
question was not under discussion.
Tokio, April 28. Ehara Soroku,
member of the House of "Lords, will
be sent to California by the govern
ment to try to effect a better under
standing with the state government
and head off anti-Japanese legislation.
FRIED.MANN ADMITS SELLING
New York, April 28. Dr. Fried
mann has admitted selling the Amer
ican rights to the turtle culture treat
ment to the Eisner-Mendelsohn Co.
It is rumored that he will receive
$125,000 in cash and $1,800,000 in
stock of thirty-six "Friedmann insti
tutes" to be established in as many
states in this country.
Dr. Friedmann was highly pleased
with the arrangement, but stated
that he had not entered into it until
assured that persons too poor to pay
for treatment in the proposed hos
pitals to be established would be
treated without charge.
" It is understood' that the first in
stitute will be opened in New York
within a few days.
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"Say! If I was a suffraget,"
Said Hobo "Hully Gee!
And was in jail, they wouldn't have
To force the eats on me.
'Nix on the tube I'd say to them.
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