AMERICAN BILL SHELVED. ,
WASHINGTON, February 5
After a protracted conference between Mr Bryan and the House Committee, it was announced, as a practical certainty, that there would be no antiAsiatic legislation enacted during the present session of Congress. Mr Bryan discussed the whole course of the negotiations with. Japan, and pleaded with the members of the Committee not to take action in the matter of Mr Baker's Bill, in order to leave the Government free to deal diplomaticI ally with the immigration question. The Committee thereupon decided to postpone the Asiatic exclusion measures indefinitely.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914
IMMIGRATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8788, 7 February 1914
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