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N 1 i Drawn For The Be The best newspaper artists of the conn try contribute their best "work for Bee readers. VOL. XL1I-N0. 297. FAVOR TO AMERICAN SHIPS TO BE TAKEN FROM JRIFF BILL XJhairman Simmons of Senate Com mittee Consults Wilson About Protest from Europe. DIFFERENTIAL WILL GO OUT It Provides Discount on Goods Im ported in American Bottoms. UNDERWOOD DOES NOT AGREE Refuses, However, to Say that House Will Objeot, COTTON DYES ON FREE LIST 'Committee is Alao Expected to Sluke Several Other Minor Change In Schedule na They Come from House. "WASHINGTON. May 29. Senator Simmons, chairman of the finance com mittee, definitely announced after a con ference with President Wilson today that the proposed 6-cent differential on Im ports In American owned or controlled vessel would be dropped from the tariff bill In the senate on account of protests from foreign nations. Senator Simmons also declared that ob jections of foreign nations to the clause to compel foroign merchants to submit .their books to an American agent ,!n .cases of disputed valuation would be met. (In both cases the State department holds that protests arc Justified. The president upheld that view. Chairman Simmons also took up with the president questions of equalisation of duties on raw materials and manufac tured products, among them wheat, flour and pig iron. Mr.- Simons declined to discuss the president's views on those points, saying no decision had been reached, but that he had sought Mr. "Wilson's Ideas and would transmit them rpi members of the finance committee Underwood May Object. Chairman Underwood of the house ways and means committee, when asked about the probable action of the house should the tariff bill come back with an amend ment to eliminate the 5 per cent clause, said that personally he favored the re tention of the provision as' ono of the ways of building up a merchant marine. "I bellevo in discrimination in favor of American ships," said he. "Foreign nations discriminate In favor of their own ships and I don't see why we should not" Mr. Underwood did not indicate whether there would be any effort to retain the provision if the administration raises strong objection. Senators, on the sub-committee of the finance committee, working on the cotton schedule of the Underwood bill, are said to be ready to recommend some increase In the house rates. More than a hundred witnesses from the New England and southern cotton sections ore reported to have favorably Impressed the senators with their arguments that some of the puts were too great. Cotton lyc on Free List. The committee also is expected to rec ommend Borne changes in the chemical schedule, among them to be the free listing of certain dyes used In the manu facture of cotton which the house bill has Included In the dutiable list. Senator Stone's sub-committee still is working over the wool and metal sched ules. Few changes are looked for In woolen manufactures. Some reductions are known to have been decided upon In the steel schedule. Structural steel will he reduced, while pig iron and ferro manganese probably will gq(on free list. Fropoiei Tax on Bales. Senator Cummins today introduced an Amendment to. tha tariff bill to put a tax f one-tenth of 1 per cent ad valorem on stock market sales. The tax would be levied upon the' sales of capital stock, eh area, bonds or other obligations of cor porations, all sales of products of the noli, meats or provisions of any character made under the regulations of any stock exchange, grain, cotton or provision ex change, board of trade or other such in stitution wherein the seller Is not the owner of the property. The-subcommittee, headed by- Senator Williams, already ,Ui considering the proposed amendment. FRIEDMANN SERUM UNDER BAN IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, May 23. The board of health adopted today a resolution forbid ding the use of living bacterial organisms in the Inoculation of human beings for the treatment of disease unless permission is first obtained from the board. Although Dr. Frledmann was not JICUWW4m ... Jof the measure, ft was announced, will I . I . I . a. .1 M I I ........ I DC IO proniDll Wie luruiur auiiuiiiBliauun of his treatment for tuberculosis except Vnder special permit from the board. The Weather 1 Forecast till 7 P-nt. Friday: For Omaha, Council "Bluffs and Vicinity f-Showers Friday; cooler. Temperature nt OniuUtt Yesterday. Hour. "e. 6 a. m 71 6 a. m 70 i u. in n f -s ft a. m 71 ' ?! JL 9 a. m 78 liVl" fcL ilSLm.. S8 12 m 91 1 n. m. 9i 9 IT 37 , . o v. m f ri rzsin 6 m -1 1 W " M J V J (1. Ill , iw - I. 7 D. m. 93 comparative Local Ilecord. 1311 lSli 1911. 1810. Eljrheat yesterday 90 70 u n lowest yesterday 70 ST 66 G7 lean temperature ..... w w 65 W reolpitation 00 .00 .00 .00 Temperature and precipitation depart ures from the normal: Normal temperature , C7 l?TnMa friv thn ilnv ... IT (Total excess slnoe Murch 1 Tsormal precipitation is Inch pendency tor tne aay is incr. Total rainfall slr.ee March 1. .11 30 Inches texcess since March 1 2.78 Inches Deficiency for cor. period. 19C 3.43 Inches Deficiency for cor. period Ull 121 inches Jteufta Jxom Station at 7 I. XI. emim rv JkCtv. 1 ip ssi The Drawn for The Bee by Hal Co SCOTTISH RITES REUNION Class of Fifty from Different Parts of the State to Get Degrees. GRAND COMMANDER IS COMING J. D. Richardson of Washington, D. C, to Attend All the Sessions and .to -Have the Claa Named After Hint. The Scottish Rite reinion, to last three days, began this afternoon at the Masonic temple in Omaha. A class of some fifty men from various parts of the state will be given the degrees from the fourth to the thirty-second. On account of the very busy season the class Is smaller this time than It would ordinarily be. A re union was begun on the Monday following the Easter Sunday tornado. On account of the great disturbance In Omaha at that time the reunion was somewhat neg lected and Instead of conferring the de grees with all the formalities, the organ ization merely communicated the degrees and the reunion closed as soon as possi ble. Degrees yesterday were conferred from the fourth to the fourteenth. Fri day the degrees up to the thirtieth will be conferred. Saturday the thirty-first and thirty-second will be conferred. Or dinarily the reunion holds four days. This year the work will be crowded into three. Special patriotic degrees will be con ferred on members Friday, which Is Memorial day. The reunion is to close with a banquet at the Masonic temple Saturday evening. Bulgarians Destroy Town Near Saloniki. and Kill Inhabitants SALONIKI, May 19. A dispatch from a trustworthy source says that the Bul garian trooDs have destroyed tha villnen of Hadji, between Saloniki and Serres and have massacred the Mussulman population. Activity of Stork Blocks Slander Suit 8CRANTON, Pa,. May 29. Three pairs of twins, which the stork delivered in a South Scranton neighborhood Tuesday night, have clogged the machinery of Alderman James Wolf's court The moth ers are Important witnesses In a slander suit which the alderman was to try, and In their absence yesterday he continued the suit indefinitely. All the parties it. the suit live In the same block. Mrs. Jo seph Savage charged that she was slan dered by Mrs. Joseph Slage In the pres ence of seyeral women of the neighbor hood, among whom were Mrs. Ellen O'Boyle, Mrs. Hannah Boyd and Mrs. Margaret Stanton. It was to the latter three that tha stork was so generous. ANTI GAMBLING LID GOES ON IN NEW YORK ALBANY, N. Y., "There must be no gambling on the race tracks or anywhere else In the state." says Governor Sulzer In a letter to Arthur Brisbane of Naw York. The executive declares "he shall adhere tenaciously" to the letters he has written to authorities of counties In which tracks are situated, warning them to enforce the law. "It there Is any gambling on the Bel mont Park race track, or an violation of the law," continues the governor, "I shall hold those officials responsible and promptly take action." The governor says he Is "opposed to gambling on the race tracks and will en force (As law." Omaha Daily "No More fman. f M Cuban Troops Will March in New York Memorial Parade NEW YORK, May 29.-The protected cruiser, Cuba, arrived early today bearing representatives of the Cuban government, army and navy, to pay tribute to the memory of - the United- States sailors who perished when the battleship Maine was blown up In Havana harbor fifteen years ago, By special permission from the state, the Cuban forces will bo welcomed ashore under arms tomorrow to partici pate In a parade preceding the dedica tion of a monument to the Maine's dead. Tho welcome of booming guns from twelve dreadnoughts of the United States North Atlantic fleet awaited the visiting warship whon it proceeded from the quarantine station up to the Hudson river anchorage under escort of the gunboat Yankton, to be boarded later In the day by a reception committee and to send ashore her own delegation of three spe cial envoys to pay respects to Mayor Gaynor. In addition to the three envoys and the usual naval force, the cruiser brought a battalion of coast artillery and a mili tary band to participate In the parade. The men include both whites and blacks, discrimination as to color having been ruled against by President Menocal. Leaves Three Widows and Two Fiances CHICAGO, May 28. A fifth woman ap peared lost night In the strange case of the late Homer Edward Morrison, "man of many widows." ' She is Miss Millie Ostrander, who asserts she was to have married Morrison yesterday as W, B. Morrison. Morrison, who died a week ago, left three widows and two fiancees, and the police believe there are other women who are mourning him as husband .or fiancee. Miss Ostrander told the detectives she met Morrison six years ago and during that time he took her to many places of amusement and gave her several sub stantial presents. Before Morrison began to court Miss Ostranger he had two wives. Two years after he began to pay her attentions he married again. He also found time to pay his respects to another woman, a widow, who says she was to have married him next month. She gave Morrison $1,000, Miss Ostrander is the only woman of the five who does not claim to have given Morrison considerable sums. Ready to Enforce Lazy Husband Law SEATTLE, Wash., May 29. Preparatory to enforcing the new "laxy husband" law, effective June 6, which provides that hus bands who do not support their families shall be sentenced to hard labor, the pro ceeds of their work to be given to their wives, plans for the construction of stock ades on sixty-three acres of logged-off county land were taken up today by the county commissioners. The land Is cov ered with small Umber and large stumps and the sheriff believes a large gang of lazy husbands can be kept' busy several months clearing the ground. FIVE MEN KILLED BY DYNAMITE EXPLOSION PORT VENDRES, France, May 29. A terrible explosion of dynamite In a fac tory Just outside this port today killed five men and Injured twenty others. The report was heard at a distance of twenty miles. The men killed were blown to pieces and portions of their bodies were picked up a long; dlstanoi out la the MeHtrrarjea, OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY Their Broken EanksSSiW Meet" TROUBLE AHEAD IN MEXICO F. G. Hollend, Visiting Omaha, Pre dicts Gloomy Outlook. INTERVENTION TALK FOOLISH Americana Are Heavily Interested In the Hepunllo and Interference Would Not Be ' Good " Tollcy. Frank G. C. Hollend, an American writer and engineer, making hts home In Washington and Mexloo City, Is In Omaha. When asked about the condi tions existing there at this time and what the future peace of that country was, he shook his head. He belonged to the staff of the late President Madero and his knowledge of the government's politics Is the result of a personal study extending over a number of years. 'When the election which has been postponed will really take place is prob lematic," he said, "Provisional President Huerto Is far from being popular and his high-handed method of obtaining control (Continued on Page Two.) Ballew is Given Twenty Years for Assaulting Woman LINCOLN, May 29. Walter Ballew, the Hiawatha, Kan., negro, who ten days ago committed a criminal assault on Mrs. ' Anna Keller at Falls City, Neb., being at that time pursued by a mob and narrowly escaping lynching, was this afternoon taken from the penitentiary, where he has been, held for safekeeping, to Tecumseh, where he was arraigned In district court. entered a plea of guilty, received a twenty-year prison sentence and was this evening brought back to the penitentiary to begin serving his sentence. Tecumseh is in the same Judicial dis trict as Falls City, and arrangements were secretly made whereby District Judge Raper would hold a special ses sion of court without attracting atten tion. Officials agreed It would be unsafe to take the negro to Falls City as threats had been made to lynch him If ho was brought there. Warden Fen ton of the state prison, whose home Is at Falls City, said It would be tempting fate to hold the trial there, as the feeling grow ing out of the assault has not yet abated. R. E. Gantt, Bellow's attorney, after conferring with the black man this morning, advised him to enter a guilty plea, and the latter willingly agreed to If he was not taken to the home of his victim. The court proceedings at Tcumseh were of the briefest possible nature. He was taken to the courthouse, arraigned, information read to him, his plea of guilty entered on the docket and sen tence pronounced. The return train for Lincoln was taken with scarcely a score of persons knowing of the proceedings. and he was back In his cell In the prison within scarcely five hours from the time lie left It. The National Capital Thursday, May 30, 1M8, The Senate. In session 2 p. m. Chairman Hoke Smith of labor commit. tee called meeting to consider plans for Investigation Into West Virginia coal mine strike. Suffrage parade special Investigating committee reported aisoraer of March S, was due principally to unusual crowds and praised work of the police. The Houae. Met at noon and adjourned at 11:60 un til noon Monday out of respect to the memory of the lata RasresentallTa Vorest 30, 1913 TEN PAGES. Japanese Ministry Submits Wilson's Eeply to Council TOKIO, May 29. As the result of grow ing attacks by the opposition the Japa nese government today took the elder statesmen and other-leaders, Including PrlnceTaro lCEti"uTthVf BrnTer premie?, Into its confidence on the .California question and submitted to them the text of America's reply to Japan's 'protest against the California alien land owner ship legislation. The texnt of the reply sent by Washing ton omphaslzed that the question at issue Is an economic and not a political one. It points out that the state of California Insists that there has been no violation of the American-Japanese treaty. After lengthy dwelling on the friend ship of the United States for Japan the reply concludes that the courts of law are open and expresses the hope that the question may be solved In a manner satisfactory to Japan'. Davis WiU Plead. Guilty and Go at Once to Prison DAKOTA CITY, Neb., May 29.-(Special Telegram.) Bert Davis, paroled convict from the Nebraska penitentiary, who on Wednesday afternoon assaulted Mlis Caddie McGlasnen Welte near Homer, Neb., was captured by a posse during the night and brought to Dakota City by Sheriff Frank Mahon and lodged In the county Jail. Rumors were circulated thai a lynching party was being formed ti the vicinity of the victim's home and the sheriff and County Attorney B. T. Frum hurried the prisoner io Pender today, where he will be taken before District Judge Guy T. Graves and a plea of guil'.y tc the charge of criminal assault will be made by hlnii He will be taken direct to the penitcn' tlary from there. Snowballs Will Be Served for Dessert CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 29.-To re duce the cost of living serve snowballs for dessert. The novelty may be em ployed In midsummer by the adoption of a chemical laboratory to the kitchen and application to the Boylstone Chemical clut.f of Harvard university for the recipe. At the banquet of the club next month the wintry weapons of the small boy will be tried for the dessert. The students In chemistry have agreed to make them In the university laboratories and turn them over to the caterers to be flavored and served Instead of expensive Ices and sherbets. The senior class Is also said to be con sidering making snowballs In June In order to have a snowball fight take the place of the usual class rush or the con fetti battle at the stadium. CONFEDERATE VETERANS ARE VISITING BOSTON BOSTON, May 23. Forty-sir confederate veterans, members of the old guard of Atlanta, who came to Boston to attend the Memorial day exercises, were the guests today of the Ancient and Honor able Military company. The entertainment of the veterans In cluded an automobile trip to Lexington and Concord and a visit to the estate of Colonel Everett C. Benton at Belmont. Tomorrow the southern visitors will march to the stifle hours, place a floral tribute on the soldiers' and sailors' monu ment on Boston common and be the luncheon guests of B. W. Kinsley, post 111,, araod. Army; at lbs JupuMlc Bee SINGLE TO HONOR THESOLDER DEAD Numerous Exorcises Are Planned for Memorial Day. Here, DECORATE SOLDIERS' GRAVES Tvro Separata ProKratna to Be Qlven at the Auditorium Bishop "TlbTen'ln ihoMornlnar to tha Children. BCSXOSIXaXi DAT ACTIVITIES, Graves of old soldiers at oemcterles will be' strewn with flowers during tha morning. Oeneral Memorial Uy parade at a o'clock from Sixteenth and Capitol avenue. Bxsrolsea by the Oathollo school chil dren at the Auditor! am In the morning. Oeneral Grand Army of ths Bepubllo program at Auditorium In afternoon. Memorial srriots In evening at ths Swedish Baptist ohuroh, 610 tforth Eighteenth street. Iisunohlng of miniature battleships by Wsvy club at Miller park In afternoon. All-day shoot at Omaha Gun club. Carter lake olub opens season with golf in tones, Invitation dinner and dance In evening'. Auqnatio sports, games and dancing at lake ICanawa. Council Bluffs Rowing sssoolstton opens season. Ball games on all the lots In ths city. Business will be generally suspended In the afternoon. Golf at Xappy Hollow rield club and Country olub, Orand Army of ths Xepubllo women will decorate the graves of the unknown dead at Torest Xawn oemetery In morning-. Trap shoot at the Seymour lake olnh. In memory of those who fought and diod surviving members of the Grand Army of tho Republic and the Spanish American war veterans will gather at tho various cemeteries in and about Omaha at 10 o'clock this morning, and strew the graves of those comrades gone before with flowers. Business houses In the dty will Join In observing Memorial day by closing for the after noon. Even the graves of the unknown will be remembered, when the women of the Grand Army of the Republic place flags and flowers on the graves In Forest Lawn cemetery. Ilnrpstrr na Marshal The general Memorial day parade will be In charge of C. W. Harpster, who will be marshal! of the day. Charles W. Al len and L. M. Travis will assist The big demonstration will be participated In by veterans of the two wars, High school cadets militia, clvlo bodies, the Navy club and a platoon of police. The line of march will be from Six teenth street south to Douglas, east to Fifteenth and south to the Auditorium. The parade will form at 2:30 o'clock on Capitol avenue and Sixteenth street. Navy club, militia. High school cadets, mall carriers and seml-mllltary bodies will form on the south side of Capitol avenue, west on Sixteenth street, and the Grand Army of the Republlo and Spanish war veterans will form on the north side of Capitol avenue. The parade will end at the Auditorium, where all may listen to speeches by the veterans of the civil war who saw actual service under Abraham Xinooln. From the Auditorium the meeting will adjourn to Miller park, where a miniature battle ship will be launched and saluted by a volley. In the morning the Catholic school children will hold memorial exercises at the Auditorium, when Bishop Tihen will speak. All the Omaha parks will be ready to receive large crowds. George Green and y COooUwueA 5m Pace, T-vrp.) THE WEATHER. Showers; Cooler COPY TWO CENTS COLONEL PILES OP ARIDITY EVIDENCE IN SUJTFOR LIBEL More Witnesses Swear RoosoveK Never Intoxioatod to Their Knowledge. JUST A MODERATE DRINKER Kept "Gentleman's Cellar," Teddy's Second Cousin Says. AFRICAN TRIP IS COVERED Smithsonian Attache Asserts Jour ney Dry for T. R. CHAMPAGNE CASE TAKEN ALONG Ncttb Writer! Former Locomotive Fireman, Rough Illilcr and For mer Jnda-e of Ohio Court Take the Stand. MARQUETTE. May 29. Five witnesses for Colonel Theodore Roosovelt. a re lative, a former member of the Rough Riders' regiment, a former locomotive fireman, a newspaper man and a former Judge, testified today in Colonel Roose velt's suit for libel against Gcorgo A. Newett. the Isphemlng newspaper owner, All of tho witnesses colled by the plaintiff asserted that tho colonel was only a moderato user of Intoxicants. The substance of the testimony a given by Philip Roosevelt, a young son of the colonel's cousin; Charles Willis Thompson, a New York newspaper man; Andrew A. Abelo, a former locomottvo fireman; ICdwln Kmerson, a Cuban Rough Rider compalgner, and ' A Z. Blair, a former common pleas Judge of Ohio, was that during his campagn In Cuba with the Rough Riders Colonel Roosevelt drank only black coffee or water, and never liquor of any kind. That during his political campaigns tha colonel drank champagne only occas slonally and never to excess. That while Colonel Roosevelt kept a large and varied supply of wines at his home, he never indulged In them. "He kept a regular gentleman's cellar," Philip Roosevelt said. Cblonel Roosevelt, as usual since tho be. ginning of the hearing, listened with th keenest Interest to the witnesses' denial from the stand that the former president "got drunk," as charged In the editorial published by the defendant. Olfford Plnohot, chief forester In thi Roosevelt administration, at tho after noon session testified as to the temperato habits of the plaintiff. Olfford Plnohot's Testimony. The witness sold he was educated la New York at Yale and abroad, and ottet taking his' degree at New Havon took" up sdenUflo forestry as a profession. Ho first mot the plaintiff In Washington when the latter was connected with the civil service. Witness was appointed chief of tho dlvlslnn nf fnrrv Kin President McKlnley and remained there until aftet- Colonel Roosevelt retired from the White House. Blnco then Mr. Pln chot said he had seen the colonel many times on trips and at Oyster Bay. "Have you observed Colonel Roosevelt keenly?" inquired Attorney Pound. "Yes, I have and I would llko to give my reasons for 'so doing " "We wilt come to that," interrupted Pound. "I'll ask you tho question now, you may tell your reasons." "My reason for observing him closely was a deep Interest in the subject of efficiency. If I ruvw a man who was capable of unusual work, who was very efficient, I wanted to observe why, to learn why h was efficient, I observod what he ate, what he drank, how much he slept, everything which might account for unusual efficiency. Bo I studied Colonel Roosevelt." "Now, from that observation, please tell the Jury whether he drank spirituous or malt liquors." "Occasionally a glass of wine." "Could the plaintiff In this case have drunk to excess, have been a heavy (Continued on Page Two.) Newspaper Ads Go Where Your Salesmen Cannot Go. Did that over occur to you, Mr. Merchant and Mr. Manu facturer T Your salesmen may bo very bright and ambitious men, ex tremely porsuaslvo; but there aro many places they CANNOT enter. Not so with the newspaper. It Isn't denied entrance; it cornea right along and Is a welcome caller. It Is hailed in countless home, morning, evening and Sun day. An Ideal paper like THE BBE wins Its way at once Into tin home Into the privacy of .he household, the business office, the banking house every where. The newspaper Is not one mes senger oarylng your message Into one home at a time, but thousands of messengers carrying your mes sage Into thousands of homes at one time. The newspaper nevw wear ies; It carries your advertising message day after "day, rain or nhlne, hot or cold. It never fails. It iBj.the very symbol of faith ful service. Do you then wonder at Its ef fectiveness?