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RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, CHIEF
OF TSING ISO
Germans Unable to Hold Position
Against Persistent Attack
SIEGE LASTED THREE MONTHS
Last of the Kaiser's Possessions on
the Asiatic Mainland German
Troops Retire From the Yser Mak
ing Preparations for Attack Else
where France Declares War on
Turkey British Warships Sunk by
Germans Off Chilean Coast.
Tokyo, Nov. 7. It la ofllclally an
nounced that tho German fortrcus of
Tslng Tno has surrendered to tho Jap
anoso and British forces.
Tho first Htoj in bringing about tho
surrender of tho fortrcsn occurred
when tho Infantry charged and occu
pied tho middle fort of tho lino of de
fense. In tills operation thoy took 200
Casualty List Issued.
Completo casuulty lists containing
tho names of the killed and wounded
In tho operations around Tslng Tao
given out boforo tho announcement of
tho surrender of tho fortrcsB show that
tho British lost two killed and eight
wounded, their wounded Including
two majors, and that tho Japanese
lost 200 killed und 878 wounded.
History f Struggle.
Tho capturo of Tslng Tao loses to
Germany her last foot of possessions
on the Asiatic mainland.
For nearly thrco months tho little
German garrison, amounting to about
7,000 men and nearly wholly composed
of reservists who wore living or doing
business in China, has hold out against
tho land and sea attacks of tho Jap
anese, of certain British detachments
of both white and Indian troops that
found themselves in the East at tho
outbreak of tho war.
What tho losses of tho garrison
havo been aro not known.
ABANDON VICINITY OF YSER
Germans Fall Back From River Con
centrate Large Bodies of Troops
Northeast of Cologne.
Amsterdam, via London, Nov. 7. A
t dispatch from Sluis to tho Telcgraat
"It is now obvious that tho Germans
havo abandoned their attempts to
cross tho Yser. Belgian troops occupy
both banks of tho river.
"German troops havo retreated east
ward In largo numbers and continued
CARING FOR DYING SOLDIERS
Pathetic sceno of Belgian peusantH
caring for a dying French soldier after
his regiment has paused on.
to arrlvo in Brugos throughout yester
day." Tho Drltlsh fleet, say unofllclnl uc
Suopi uopu uot)) sut( up::ii) 'sjuuoa
tho Belgian const, and has been bom
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barding Knocko nnd Zecbruggo, whore
tho Germans aro supposed to bo or
ganizing basos for their submarines.
An aviator from the allies' lines
dropped two bombs In German nnph
tha tanks at Bruges Thursdny, killing
160,000 More Men for Kaiser.
Tho Germans havo concentrated
1CO.O0O fresh trops In Munster, 78
miles northeast of Cologno. Thoy will
bo sent Into Belgium Sunday, whon all
railway traffic will stop for tho pur
pose Guns woro thundering again today
In the direction of Thourout and
Ypyes. Tho allies mako constant sal
lies at' night from Passchcndaclc, 11
miles northeast of Ypres.
' Apparently scouts havo blown up
tho rallwny between Bruges nnd
Ghent, ub a trnlnlond of wounded was
obliged to return to Bruges during
Germans Claim Advantages.
Berlin, via London, Nov. 0,- Tho
German general headquarters Issued
rtho following statement today:
"Yesterday tho Belgians, assisted by
'British nnd French troops, mado a
'Hero attack by way of Nlcuport bo-
WAR AND PEACE IN
French troops marching through a valley of tho champagne country,
where tho peasants aro picking tho grapes for tho famous sparkling wlno.
tween tho sea and the Inundations, but
thoy wore easily repulBed.
"Near Ypres, southwest of Lille, and
south of Borry-au-Dac, In the Ar
gonno region, nnd In tho Vosges our
attacks aro progressing. In tho east
ern theater of war there havo been no
Germans Pierce Allies' Line.
Dcrlln, via Amsterdam, Nov. 6. Ger
man troops the making progress In
their campaign to reach tho French
const, It was announced here, but it
was stated that their progress would
necessarily havo to bo slow because
tho allies are using all their available
forccB and havo constructed strong
defcnslvo works. Tho Russian claims
that they havo taken thousands of
prisoners and ninny guns from the Ger
mans In Poland wero ofllclally denied.
An ofllclal report from tho German
general staff states that tho allies' line
has been pierced, that a sortlo from
Nlcuport was easily repulsed and that
steady progress Is being mado in the
German attacks from Ypres to the
DECLARES WAR ON TURKEY
France Formally Includes Sultan in
I List of Enemies Latter Pro
claims Holy War.
Washington, Nov. 7. Ofllclal dls
patchcB from tho French foreign of
flco to tho ombassy here today con
firmed tho report that tho French
government had announced that a
stato of war existed between France
and tho Ottoman empire.
With Russia, Great Britain nnd
Franco ns Its foes Turkey soon may
find Sorvla's war declaration placed
on its front doorstop.
Greece Annexes Eplrus.
London, Nov. 7. A dispatch from
Salonlkl says that Ozographos, tho
former governor of that seaport, has
addressed a proclamation to tho
Epirotes Informing them of tho an
nexation of Eplrua by Greece.
Except for tho Russian announce
ment of tho Invasion of Turkish ter
ritory from tho Caucasus sllenco pre
vails as to tho operations In the near
Balkans May Join War.
For tho present Interest Is ccntored
in tho possibilities of tho Balkan
states becoming Involved In tho war.
EpIruB was denied to Greeco by the
London conference after tho first
It la also said on good authority
that negotiations nro proceeding for
an arrangement by which Bulgaria
will recelvo Macedonia, which Is
largely Bulgarian, if she will consont
to give her active support to the
Servla, which won Macedonia by tho
sword, hesitates, It Is said, to glvo it
up, but It Is thqught hero she can
hardly turn a deaf car to Russia, who
entered tho wnr on nor account Fur
ther, It Is said, sho would roceivo
compensation In BoBnla through
which sho would get a routo to tho
Holy War Proclaimed.
Ofllclal announcement was mndo In
Berlin, says a wireless report, that
the Shclk-ul-lslnm, tho chlof ccclesi
astlcnl dignitary of Mohammednnlsm
In Turkey, hnB Issued a decrca In
Constantinople, saying thut in tho
fighting with Russln, England nnd
Franco thn duty of every Mussulman
Is to his faith.
This decree has boon spread
throughout the Mohammedan world
nnd announced to tho pilgrims at
Turk Army on Frontier.
Potrograd, Nov. 5. A Turkish
army, 90,000 strong, consisting of the
Ninth, Tenth nnd Eloventh army
corps, Is massed along tho Caucasian
frontier according to tho Novoo
Vromyn. Many villages havo been
occupied by tho outposts of this army.
American Marines Landed.
London, Nov. C. Tho Russian ad
miralty announced officially that tho
Turkish fleet has been driven from
the Black sea nnd Is now effectively
bottled up in tho Bosporus, with tho
Russian Black nen fleet standing
guard at tho entrance
Tho Temps at Paris has received a
report stating that American marines
have been landed at Beirut, Syrlu, for
tho protection of American interests.
BIG GERMAN NAVAL VICTORY
Squadron of Kaiser's Warships Slnkt
British Boats Nearly Two
London, Nov. 7. A dispatch from
Lima, Peru, nays that tho British
cruiser Glasgow, which was in tho na
val battle with tho Germans off Coro
net, Chile, has arrived at Puerto MontL
British Admiral Drowned.
London, Nov. C. It was the British
cruiser Good Hope, Rear Admiral Sir
Christopher Cradock's flagship, which
foundered after being set on flro by
shells from Gorman warships in tho
naval battle that took place oft tho
Chilean coast last Sunday. The Brit
ish cruiser Monmouth, which tho Gor
mans said they had sunk, was badly
damaged, and It is possiblo that she 1b
tho warship which was reported today
to bo ashore on the coast of Chile. So
far as Is known nono of tho Good
Hopo's crew survived.
Nearly Two Thousand Drown.
Valparaiso, Chile, Nov. 6. Ofllcore
of tho German cruiser Scharnhorst
expressed tho belief that nearly two
thousand British officers and sailors
had been killed In the naval engage
ment off Coroncl.
The whereabouts also of the Ger
man cruisers Leipzig and Bremen re
mains in doubt.
Germun officers were not backward
about commending tho bravery of tho
Britishers in tho uneven combat and
Intimated that an effort to save lives
would havo been mndo if tho etorm,
which assumed almost hurricane pro
portions, had permitted.
'Tho warships In tho fleet which de
feated the English were tho Scharn
horst, Gnelsennu, Nurnborg, Leipzig
and Bremen. They won as the result
of two fnctors heavier ordnnnco nnd
superior gunnery. Tho weather wa3
rainy and foggy and thero was a galo
blowing when tho battle opened. In
spite of the mist and the rolling of tho
ships tho Germans made nearly every
266 Men Sank With Yorck.
Berlin, Nov. 6, via Tho Hague and
London. A report reaching hero from
Wllhelmshavon shows that 26G men
are missing from tho crow of the Gor
man cruiser Yorck, which was sunk
recently off the North sen coast of
Germany as a result of accidental con
tact with n German mine. Three hun
dred and eighty-four members of tho
crew, Including tho commander and
first officer, wero taken oft by another
BOTH SIDES CLAIM SUCCESS
Russians Assert They Have Pushed
the Germans Back Official
Loudon, Nov. 7. Tho Russians ro
port that, having driven tho Germans
back to their border In the north nnd
forced their center to retire from tho
Vistula to tho Wnrthe river, tho Rus
sian general Btaft has turned its at
tention to tho Austrinns who havo
been holding so stubbornly tholr po
sitions along tho San river In Gallcla.
According to a telegram received
from Grand Duke Nicholas, tho Rus
sians hnvo won a victory more Impor
tant that nny preceding it.
Tho Russians say thoy havo again
occupied .latoslaw, north of PrzomyBl,
capturing r,000 prisoners nnd much
war material, iu is nencveu noro,
however, that thoro will havo to bo
nnother big battle on tho Wnrtho bo
foro tho armies of Emperor Nicholas
seriously threaten Silesia.
Austria Claims Victory.
Manchester, Mass., Nov. 7. Tho fol
lowing statement wob given out here
tonight by Dr. Konstantln Theodor
Dumbn, Austro-IIungnrlan ambassador
to tho United States:
"In Gallcla our troops havo ropulsed
tho Russians on tho River San and In
tho Stry valley. Fifteen thousand
were taken prisoners. Machine guns
nnd othor war material woro cap
tured." Italy to Remain Neutral.
Washington, Nov. C. Formation of
tho new Italian cabinet, nowa of which
ofllclally reached tho ombassy hero to
day, probably will moan tho continua
tion of Italy's policy of strict neutral
ity, according to opinions expressed at
WILL GET 16,000
MAJORITY OF VOTES
WESTERN COUNTIES ADDING TO
VOTE FOR MOREHEAD.
CLOSE CONTESTS CONTINUE
Workmen's Compensation, Taxation
Reform and Governor's Salary
W Probably Share Fate
(VcBtorn Kewspipcr Union News Service.
Precincts thus far heard from show
ho following results:
Governor 1,578 Precincts.
Morehead 11 1,822
Lieutenant Governor 1,217 Precincts.
Secretary of State 1,241 Precincts.
Auditor 1,201 Precincts.
Treasurer 1,178 Precincts.
Superintendent 1,193 Precincts.
Attorney General 1,170 Precincts.
Land Commissioner 1,189 Precincts.
Railway Commissioner 1,183 Pets.
Regents 1,062 Precincts.
Woman Suffrage 1,039 Preclncte.
Against . ...1 65,131
Congress Fifth District
Congress Sixth District
For ' 41,604
Armory Appropriation 37 Counties.
Uniform Taxation 34 Counties.
Five-Sixth Jury 33 Counties.
Governor's Salary 34 Counties.
For 36 482
Lincoln, Nob. Additional returns
from tho state election warrant no
change In tho predictions already mado
as to tho final outcome Tho demo
crats havo won tho governor by a ma
jority which koops growing, tho audi
tor, attorney general, one regent and
treasurer for sure. The republicans
havo won tho railway coihmlssioner
and one regent for sure Doubtful
places yet to bo decided aro secretary
of state, land commissioner, lieutenant
governor and superlntondont.
Figures on tho action of the voters
on tho amendments and measures
submitted to them are coming In rap
Idly now and show that tho uniform
taxation and governor's salary amend
ment aro probably defeated. They
woro submitted by the legislature.
The workmen's compensation bill re
ferred to tho people Is defeated, and
tho armory appropriation bill also re
ferred has been snowed under about
threo to one.
Tho five-sixths Jury submitted
imcndment'ls running woll enough
ihead to wnrrnnt tho assumption that
It will pull through. Woman suffrngo
continues to loso, nnd. with about
threo-flfths of the vote cast on It com
piled, is behind about 8.400 votes. Its
final defeat will bo by not n larger
majority than this.
Election roturns from fifty-two coun
ties point defl nitely to tho victory of
university campus extension. Not only
did tho voters by moro than two to ono
I declare against removal of the univer
sity to tho stato farm, but It Is now
certain that tho necossary 88,000 and
many moro votes have been cast for
extension of tho present campus. The
voto of tho fifty-two counties is 71,228
against' removal and 32,575 for remov
al. The forty-ono counties yet to bo
heard from will Increase tho voto
Hgalnst removal to moro than 100,000.
Returns In Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City, Okla. Completo re
turns from soventy-ono counties out of
soventy-soven received give Robert L.
Williams, democrat, a plurality of
3,122 votes .over John Fields, tho re
publican candidate for governor. In
the Bevcnty-ono counties tho voto
stands: Williams, 93,389; Fields, 90,
2G7. Tho voto in tho bIx romnlnlng
counties to bo heard from Is normally
democratic and is expected to lncreaso
the lead of Williams.
Shifting of Working Order.
Washington. Many changes In tho
organization of tho house of represent
atives will be mado when Chnmp Clark
and "Uncle .Too" Cannon onco moro
face each other across the center alslo
at the beginning of the noxt congress.
Tho dwindling of the democratic ma
jority, which will drop after the closo
of tho December session from 140 to
24, will necessitate a general shifting
of the working order of the house.
With their slender majority, tho
democrats, while able to re-elect
Speaker Clark and retain control of
the committees will ho forced to
maintain an almost perfect organiza
tion. Even with a full attendance In
the house a shift of twolvo votes
would throw tho control to tho minor-
HON. JOHN H. MOREHEAD
Re-elected Tuesday as Chief Executive
of the State of Nebraska.
ity side. Practically complete returns
give the democrats 229, republicans
193, progressives 7, soclnllsts 1, inde
DRY FORCES TO TRY AGAIN.
Prohibition Leaders In California Do
Los Angeles, Cal. Notwithstanding
their overwhelming defeat in Califor
nia, prohibition lenders have un
announced that they would attempt to
put the liquor issue on the ballot again
lit the regular election In 1910. In
order to do tills, they must attack In
tho courts tho constitutionality of u
measuro adopted which limits prohibi
tion elections in the state to ono in
eight years. S. W. Odeli, president of
tho California dry federation, said
legal proceedings to this end would
bo filed. It was said that tho next anti
liquor law proposed by tho federation
would bo ono in support of which all
foes of tho traffic could unite.
Progressive Committee to Meet Dec. 2.
New York. Tho progressive na
tional executive committee met here
behind closed doors Frldny, thrco
members and ono man holding a
proxy attending. There nre eight mem
bers. Subjects, of general Intorest to
the progressive party wero dlhcusacd.
It was announced, but no action was
taken nnd tho meeting adjourned to re
convene on December 2 In Chicago.
Sunday Baseball Carries in Lincoln.
Lincoln, Neb. Lincoln will have
Sunday baseball after all. The neces
sary requirements or the law have
been met and n majority of tho voters
of tho city havo approved of tho step,
despite the insistence of local interests
that Sunday theaters would follow
close on tho grant of this now right.
Nlnetytwo Year Old Wins Out
Beaver, Utah. Final returns In this
county show that John R. Christian,
ninety-two years old, has been elected
county attorney. Ho Is n democrat
and bolloved to .bo tho oldest practic
ing attorney in tho country.
Suffrage Seems to Be Lost.
Woman suffrage, on the face of
nearly half the probable vote cast
upon tho proposition, falls to show tho
virility which it was thought would
develop on later returns of Tues
In n total of 95,000 votes, including
Douglas and Lancaster counties,
thoro is nn affirmative voto of 45,1 C4
rnd n negntlvo of 50,352, a majority
against suffrage amounting to C.10S.
On the basis of these figures, tho
suffrngo proposition npears to havo
boon lost. Under tho law, It cannot
again bo submitted until the general
election In November, 1918.
The Nebraska legislature is demo
cratic in both houses. Fifty-eight
democrats and thirty-four republicans
havo been elected to tho lowor houso,
according to present returns, with
eight seats to bo heard from. Eigh
teen democrnts havo been elected to
tho Bonnte, with ono sont In doubt,
ono unreported, and thirteen repub
Relegate Prohibition foi Eight Years.
San Francisco, Not only did tho
men and women voters of California
bury Btatowldo prohibition on Tues
day by a majority that may reach
closo to 200,000, but they adopted a
roferendum amendment prohibiting
another voto on tho question within a
period of eight years. Tho campaign
against prohibition was waged almost
entirely on tho plea that las passage
would destroy vineyards nnd wineries
worth moro than ?200,000,000, with
only flvo days' grace after tho official
count was cortlfled.
STILL WORK FOR BALLOT.
Suffragists Will Not Give Up Fight
Omaha, Neb. Mrs Draper Smith,
president of the Nebraska Woman
Suffrngo association, Is withholding
Judgment on tho suffrage election un
til further returns aru In.
If suffrage should loso tho stato has
a tremendous working forco with
which to win next time, she says.
Mrs. M. B. Munson, who lins cam
paigned tho state for eight months,
sayB that tho Douglas county voto is
about llvo times bettor than sho fig
urcd. "We expected to lose it by B.OOO,"
sho said. "I am disappointed In tho
poor showing In Lancaster and York,
but wo expect to win our majority In
tho western part of tho stntc and nlso
expect to get tho 35 per cent of tho
voto for governor easily."
Mrs. F. A. Harrison of Lincoln, state
secretary of tho equal suffrage organ
ization, said: "Wo have not given up
hope yet nnd nro phoning to workers
In various parts of tho state to ascer
tain results. The western counties
which have not been heard from yet
may swing more votes to suffrage. If
wo nre defeated the work will not
Election Results Are Beneficial.
New York. The result of the re
cent election is reflected In a broader
inquiry for investment Issues and gen
oral atlvnnces In tho prices of listed!
securities being traded In outsldo the,
stock exchnngo. Another helpful fac
tor wns tho announcement that tho
Liverpool cotton exchange Is to re
open on a restricted basis of opera
tions. Howell Wends Congratulations.
Lincoln. Neb. Governor Morehead
hns received tho following message of
congratulation from R. B. Howell, tho
HON. R. B. HOWELL
Republican nominee for Governor who,
went down In defeat at the election
defeated republican candidate for
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 5. John H.
Morehead, Governor, Lincoln, Neb.:
Accept my congratulations upon your
success nnd handsome plurality.
It. B, HOWELL."
Two Parties Lose Standing.
Providence, R. I. As neither the
progressives nor socialists cast two
por cont of the total voto for govornor
Tuesday, they lose their stnnding as,
legal political parties In this state.i
The republicans and the democrats)
now aro the only parties entitled to
nominate their candidates through the
Hawaii Goes Republican.
Honolulu. The republicans were'
successful in the election held here,
winning the territorial and municipal:
offices, with a few exceptions. Hon."
J. K. Knlanlanaolo (Prince Cupid) was
re-elected delegate to congress by 3,
Missouri Legislature Will Be Dry.
St. Louis. Tho next Missouri legis
lature will bo dry, according to Infor
mation received at the offlco of tho
Missouri Anti-saloon league, and tho
league will nttompt to obtain tho pass
ago of a law providing for precinct
and ward local option In St. Louis.
Progressive Vote Dropped Out.
Washington. D. C. Election returns
show thnt tho progressive voto
dropped In prnctlcally every state
from Its strength two years ngo. This
was pointed out ns boing shown in a
number of stutes, by tho election of
former ropubllcnn members of con
gress who were defeated previous by
tho lnrgo progressive vote. Such men
Include Cannon nnd MoKlnloy In Illi
nois, Longworth In Ohio nnd Hill In
Connecticut. According to returns the
progressives showed most strongth In
Kansns and California.
Lincoln. Nob. Tho Sunday baseball
proposition roeelved n majority In tho
city, tho vote being 3,032 for nnd 3,402
against, a mojorlty of 230. It is not
yet certain, however, that this will be
effective, ns such proposals must re
ceive a majority of all of tho votes
cast at tho election, it Is considered
cqrtaln, however, that such a majority
Lincoln Figures on the woman But
frago amendment aro In no wise com
ploto, but returns now In Indicate Us
defeat by a substantial majority,
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