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OMAHA, TtJKSDAY MORNING. NOYEMHLR S. 1!) 10 -TWELVE lWr.KS.
VOL. XL-NO. V22
Great Stunt by the Peerless
VOTE ON STRIKE
Negotiations Between Brotherhood
Grand Officers and Railroad Offi
cials Broken Off.
STONE EXPEtTS WALKOUT SOON
Guard is Badly
,'Nation in Turmoil Amid Final Claims
Leaders of Both Sides Assert Victory
by Political Candidates and
LAST AT-PEAL IN NEW YORK
Theirs When Polls Close and Votes
Officers Resign and Companies Ask to
Be Mastered Out Because of Con
viction of Sergeant Manley.
Are Counted This Evening.
JUDGE BAKER FEELS GOOD
t 1 '
Ballot Axe to Be Counted t
WANT SEVEN PER CENT INCR
Alteration of Working Conditic
WESTERN ROADS ARE AFFEC -
ltyOae UrMrni West, Soath
orth of Chicago. Including II
naU Ontrai Arc Included
.I1CAGO. III.. Nov, 7. A strike
uil be taken among engineer of sixty
one railroads west, south and north of
Chicago, Including the Illinois Central, fol
lowing the termination today of the nego
tlationii between the road and grand of
ficers of the Brotherhood of lAcomotive
fcnglnerrs, which began September 2.
Difference In wane Increase of approxi
mately 7 per cent. and alteration of work
ing condition stood between the negotia
Grand Chief Wnre C. Stone of the
brotherhood, who has oecn leading the
railroad men In their demand, said today
In believed the strike vote would be un
animotisly In favor of susponslon of work
and that tho result would be known by
December 10. Immediately thereafter he
satd a last opportunity would be given the
rullroads to meet the workers and If they
Ignored thaat opportunity, within five
hours every engine, went of Chicago, In all
branches of--service, would be Milled, the
flies drawn and out of the thousands of
riilia would step every driver on duty.
The representatives of the englnemen In
t lie twenty-five conferences which ended
today without results, were:
Warren B, Btone, grand chief; Ash Ken
nedy, K. Currlgan ,M. 'W. Cadle and H. F.
Wills, assistant grand chiefs of tha Broth
erhood of I-iocomotlve Engineers. They
received the novice of fifty division man
ager of the brotherhood, who dlreotly
i inrueented the smaller council of the
Itnllroad offlciala, ax follows, heard the
tnglne drivers' demands:
A. IJ. Scott of the f'nion F&clfia, F. ii
Ward of tho Burlington linos, V. C.
Datchulder of the Chicago terminal, Baltl
murv . Ohio; W. A. Durham of tha
Missouri, .Kansas & Teatas, O. H. Emerson
)r. .tHo lJrt'fth"iifi', T. J. Foley of the
Illinois Central, F. l'. Fox of the Atchison,
Toiwka Santa Fe, Grant Hall of the
Canadian Pacific, II. J. Simmons of the
i:i Paso A Southwestern, and A. W. Tren
holm of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis
The whole question arose from the de
cision of tha englnemen themselves In con
vention at Detroit, Mich., last spring. It
vas decided then that the existing wage
ma), in effect since February, 19117, was
unsatisfactory and that working conditions
hud been linKsed by railroad which
should . bo eliminated. The grand officer
were named to meet the railroads and
present the demands.
I Condition In Dispute.
The general working conditions of which
the rnginemen complain Include among
other things the following:
"Drivers of the mallet compound en
gines, which do. practically the work of
two engines, and entail a correspondingly
greater responsibility and capability, re
ceive the same wages a other drivers of
high-power engines of much lesser ca
pacity. "Engineer wish to hr relieved of the toll
of preparing their engines for travel and
of raring for them after runs.
"Switching time should be paid for on a
different basis." .
The magnitude of the wage question Is
evidenced by a statement by the employes
that the T per cent wage difference now
standing between the drivers and the rail
roads means approximately J2.S0o.OU0 a year.
The cost of alterations of the working con
ditions, minor consideration In the confer
ence, would be less than $.710,000, It was as
serted. "We Just reached the point where It was
evident we couldn't agree on the wage and
other questions." said Grand Chief Warren
S. Stone of the Brotherhood today. "When
we started our negotiation, we little ex
pected them to last as long as tht.
."Our powers to arrive at agreements
ar rettrlcted. however, by the fact that
In this rass we are acting, not In a dic
tatorial sense, but simply as following out
the expressed commands of the individual
engineers, hence, we have only the pre
scribed limits of movement allotted us by
the Detroit convention.
"The railroad committee of ten averted
directly that they could not approach our
terms, and there was simply nothing left
to do but ask our men for an expression
of tl elr desire to strike. Since they unani
mously directed this action of ours, it
seem only reasonable that they will vote
unanimously for a strlk.
Um Mora Op tort a a 1 1 .
"My December 10 we will have the bal
lolf counted and will present the remit
to the railroad men. They will have one
thame to meet the terms our men have
expressed ti'ti.nph us. and. If they refuse.
1 think the ttrlke order will go out within
I a'.f an hour."
"If a etrtke D ordered we can reach every
enim-ir. I tvlleve. within five hours, and
on ewry one of the sixty-one roads every
ial "111 lie deserted 'Immediately, and If
you hai en to be a ;assrnger at that time,
1 guess y.u' have to get out rnd walk."
"e rentailves of the Association of
K.ily Majiagers. from which ihec ommlt-
ti or tin to treat with th englnemen was
aiaxin, said that statement by Mr. Stone
.as substantially correct, and added only
tns rigurea over which the contention was
wini:d. "When the conferences began."
said halrman W. B hcott of the confer-
ii. comtidttee. "the engineers' demands!
.i;. ibximatrd a Tt per cent Increase This
i ilnally brought down to 17 per cent.
f,nally agreed lo , w per cent Increas-
tallng p.XW.ou) fr the road we repre
sent, and here w both stuck. The LiUliiu
Continued n Third !(.)
DALLAS. Tex., Nov. ".With three lire
officers and four company officer having
tendered their resignations, and three com
I ft n ex urgently re'iuestlng the governor to
muster them out, the Tea National Guard
I practically demoralised, as the result of
the recent conviction of Sergeant Manley
of Company K. who bayonetted and killed
a spectator during President Taft' visit
to Dallas a year ago.
Manley was given a life sentence in the
lenitentlary. His own company promptly
tsked to be relieved from future mllltnry
uty, and this action was Immediately
forwarded bv the Klrby Rifle company of
Austin and Captain Ocr' company at
Beaumont. Other companle are expected
to take similar action this week.
Much speculation haa been aroused by re
ports that an agent of the Judge advocate
general of the United State array ha
been In Pallas to Investigate tho Manley
case. It I said the federal government
may Interfere In behalf of the oonvlcted
Word Comes that Hundreds Are Com
ing in the Guise of Corn
huskers. Fraudulent voting for the democratic
ticket la being attempted outside of Doug
las county as well as In It. In counties to
i the north of Omaha, men are being lm-
parted by the liquor Interest from Iowa
i ley are coming osisnsiDiy 10 nusa com.
but In reality to vote for the liquor Inter
Chairman Willis n Husenetter of the re
publican state central committee wa In
formed of thl Monday morning and he at
once wired all county central committee
chairmen to get Into action Immediately to
stop these frauds which are being at
tempted upon a wholesale scale.
The Importation of voters I character
ised a a last desperate effort to bolster
up and save a losing fight. .
Nipped in Bud
South Omaha Democrats Tell Foreign
Born Voters Only Native Ameri
cans Can Scratch a Ticket
Fearful of the defeat of moat of Its ticket,
democratic worker In South Omaha have
been trying to convince foreign-born voters
that they cannot scratch a ballot. The 11
Is being circulated, that only native Amerl
can ins are allowed by law to scratch, and
that naturalised citizen must vote
Republican managers learned of the tricks
eiliployed and step to head It off hav
been taken. At thee poll today repuhllca
workers will see to it that every voter who
wishes to vote for one democrat and for
republicans for other offices I informed
that he can do so. And such voters wl
be taught how to scratch when they use
voting machine, if they do wlh to vote
But the republican campaign leaders o
Mouth Omaha are urging, and will urge,
voting the straight republican ticket.
TAFT GOING TO PANAMA
President Leaves Washington for the
Canal Eon Wedneadar
WASHINGTON. I. C, Nov. 7 The presi
dent .leave Wednesday afternoon for the
Isthmus of Panama, boarding the armored
cruiser Tennessee at Charleston, H. C,
Thursday at noon.
The plana for the Panama trip were com
pleted today, Mrs. Taft will not go, the
president's Immediate party being limited
to himself. Charles P. Taft of Cincinnati,
hi brother, and Secretary Norton. A
stenographer will also be taken along and
th president expects ( to . complete the
major portion of his messag to congress
while at sea.
Potash negotiations Fall.
WASHINGTON.. Nov. 7 The State de
partment was officially advised today of
the failure of potash negotiations in a
cablegram from Ambassador Hill and Com
mercial Adviser Davl. The latter, the dis
patch added, would leave at once for
Vienna to consider certain trade relation
Polls Open From
OM AH 4.
1 2W7 North
I I2M South th.
S 1TOS South 10th.
l'jot South &th.
(Hes. Jence )
I ;t2 South 2th.
t -iC6 Vinton.
iiM South bith.
Tali a Ward.
Sou Ui loth,
a 3 13 North lull.
t-tlC -Sauih l-Slh.
i I.M4 Harney.
,'.-7l!l SoutH lnth.
Xi St.uih JUili.
5 ili North Hm.
1 smh blierman Ave.
2 Sherman Ave.
4 North SSd. (Barn,
5 2.iia Military Ave.
l-lf.25 Oeogia Ave. (Barn,
S IMS Park Ave.
4 210 bouth S3d. (Barn,
1 14 North 24:h.
t-tri North 17th.
t2415 Cuming. ,
1 i-'-'J Cuming.
S 3JU4 DavenporL
4211 South 36th.
1 ims South 10th.
! Snerman Ave (Bare JUI Leavenworth.
i 1S4 (-hei man Ave. 4 -it. eioutli
hHJ North Uth. s Its boum
Slush Fund and Brewery Money Will
Not Avail, He Says.
SEARXE SAYS SUTTON SURE
He Is Out Next Congressman," De
clares Chairman of Committee.
HEELERS FLUSH WITH MONEY
Democratic Cohort Have More Cash
Thea They're Seen In Manr
Da l.lejaor Interests Still
On the eve of election day. each side is
claiming victory in Douglas county and
the state of Nebraska.
"The democrat nave the slush fund and
the automobile, but we have tha men and
the argument," said Chairman Baker of
the county republican central committee
Monday noon, "consequently, we are bound
to win. Right must and will prevail."
"Dahlman will sweep not only Douglas
county, but the entire state," said Tom
Flynn, chltif lieutenant of the Dahlman
"We do not expect to win this time, so
far a electing any of our men to office,'1
the socialist leaders say, "but we are
building for the future." ,
Thi. in brief, is an index to the utter
nces of cunfldence coming from the dif
ferent political parties.
One thing stands out as a certainty. The
wetther In Douglas county and through
out Nebraska Is going to be Ideal at least
the United states weather bureau haa given
out such Information as a certainty, and
th.- weather forecast from the Omaha sta
Uor. seldom goes wrong.
"Fair and but little change In tempera
ture." is the way the official bulletin reads.
Local democracy's pletnoric purse re
plenished by the brewers Is still holding
out with a faithfulness that would do
ctedlt to the fabled cornucopia, and here,
there and everywhere money is being dis
pensed with prodigal hand. Every chauf
feur in town, as well a hack (livers.
waiters and others of that type have
money by the handful an era of pros
perity which was not so noticeable a month
or so ago.
Ferhap never before In tlie political
history of Nebraskn ha there been a
campaign In which any party ha made
uch lavish expenditure. It Is generally
understood that the money comes from
the brewery Intereats, aided by supple-
mental contribution from the National '
Association of Liquor Dealers, which
body, it is said, is anxlou. that Hitch-
cock be ent to the enate.
"Th. rm.hllrns hv mon.v .,nnh to I
. r - o-- ,
pay for legitimate campaign expenses.
but none to throw away," said Secretary
O.trom "We .re f,trthrmnr r,lv ..d
willing " to make public the source of
every dollar entering into our fund," con
tinued Mr. Ostroni.
Reports from ' various sections of the
state favor Aldrlcli and the republican
state ticket in nearly every county, and
indicate that they will come to Douglas
county with enough reserve to overcome
any advantage that Dahlman may have
In the city of Omaha a contingency
which the republican leaders do not con
cede, because, according to republican
estimate, Aldrich will carry Douglas
Judge H. A. Searle, chairman of Judge
Sutton's congressional committee, de
clared that "Judge Sutton will be elected
by a good plurality, after aligning for
all possibilities whatever. "We confidently
believe that the position taken by the
democratic candidate against Judge Sut
ton, wherein he ridicules Judge Sutton
and his advocacy of a national bureau
devoted to the wellfare of children. Is
making votes for Judge Sutton every
Hefaae Open Letter.
"The editorial in Monduy morning's
World-Herald In which reference Is made to
the children's bureau as u 'national baby
farm.' and 'a national poor farm.' la a de.
liberate and malicious misrepresentation of
the position of former President Huosevelt
as set forth by Mm In his last message to
congress advocating such a national chil
"Judge Sutton's position on this question
was set forth by him in an open letter to
the voters. This was offered Saturday to
the World-Herald for publication, by our
committee. It was offered as political ad
vertising for which we expected to pay.
It was accepted by that paper. Later Is
the evening, the World-Herald telephoned
Judge Sutton that It would not publish this
letter because "It would hurt Lobeok.'
"They dared not make Judge Sutton's
(Continued on Second Page.)
8 A. M. to 6 P. M.
1 liog Hamilton.
(Rear.) z iin Farnam.
2tth. tiiarn, South .Mth. (Uarn.)
-o. csouin 2 tn.
1 2412 Ames Ave.
2 ixi Amea Ave.
-Sol Corby. Uiarn, rear
4-t'l3 North 24th.
fc 441S North S4tn.
1- 54.1 North 20th.
2 iZa North 24th.
1lKi tiouih 20th.
lo Nortli 24U.
1 Kailroad Ave. and ilsL
1 4m South 32d. Cite jr.)
(Barn. N(il-in aim.
2 laj Soutn Soth.
(Bara. Klfth Ward.
1 S10 North Tib.
I S. K Cur. 3M and K.
1 1214 North 2ttu.
2 u North 2lQ.
1- 3Mh aad V) Sis.
2 akin and 'I' Sis.
.1 - ,n '-'Hi )
: m .-
LATHAM FLIES OYER CITY
Aviator Makes New Record for Diffi
cult Feat at Baltimore.
FORTY MINUTES FOLLOWS ROUTE !
l sea Fifty-Horse Power Machine and
In Fa-e of Strong! Wind Accom-
pllshes Feat Sifter Before
HAT.TIMORE. Nov. 7. With thousand
of persons gathered In the streets, upon
roof tops and at every point of vantage
witnessing the spectacle, Hubert Liitham,
the French aviator, flew OA-er Baltimore
today for the $5,000 prise offered by the
Sun and Kvcnlng Sun.
Latham used his 50-horsepower Antoinette
and consumed forty-two minutes, ten sec
onds In making the round trip from the
aviation field, covering an approxinrnte
distance of twenty-two mile,
n landln the tirXi 0,1 ''' return,
Latham aald hi engine worked perfectly
" he ,"41 118 "UV' 1n managing -his
craft- He estimated that his altitude over
the cly ' al,0,,t 26,K feet-
Latham' flight is regardud nt Halethorpe
field as one of the most remarkable in
aviation annals. It Is held to establish a
new recora. I nis cu.ill l lib . t iu.
It is regarded as one of the most danger
ous feats in the realms of aviation.
Latham was to follow the course of the
Patapsco river to Fort Mcllenry, thence
up the Inner harbor to and around the Sun
building. eaHt to the city limits, a mile
nnrih wont to Druid Hill park, down
Charles street to Baltimore and then south
west to the aviation field.
There was to be a short detour for the
benefit of Ross Winans, a wealthy Invalid,
who, unable to leave his home, offered J-'iOO
If Latham would come within his range of
All this Latham accomplished. He varied
his altitude from 400 to 2.000 feet and had
to contend with wind blowing from aeeven
to fifteen miles an hour. He used his
fifty-horsepower Antoinette and was In the
air forty-two minutes, making no stop
after leaving the field.
All the tall buildings in the downtown
section were availed of by thousands who
sought viewpoints to witness the flight of
the airman, and by noon every roof top
was gluck with people.
City Hton lo Watch.
At 12 o'clock the whole city seemed to
stop work and begin watching. Some min
utes later word came that, Latham had
1 Home by the breeze, which aided him
greatly. Latham , flew straight for Fort
McHenry and when almost directly over
it he curved and heading In a northwest
ern direction, steered for the crowded
"grandstands" In the skyscraper dtstrict.
Arriving over Baltimore street, near Cal
vert street, he made another turn and ws
off for Patterson park.
Ill trip to Patterson park was a brief
one ,and soon he was headed northwest
for Druid HIU park. Here lie met with
head winds and circling the edge of the
park, turned toward Charles street. Curv-
llng around the Uelvidere hotel he new to
! about the line of Calvert street and there
i some 2.000 feet in the air performed a
series of evolution ror ine oeneut oi air.
Then he headed for the skyscraper dis
trict again. Over the Sun building lie
wheeled westward and neur the edge of
the city bore away south for the aviation
IDECISION BY JUSTICE HUGHES
First Oulnlon by evr Member of
.Supreme Court Concerns a
WASHINGTON. Nov. ". Justice Charles
E. Hughes today delivered his first opinion
; In the supreme court of the I'nlted States
I when he announced the decision of the
court in a case wherein an attack was
' made on a conveyance of valuable land In
Trenton, Mo., by Dr. Jam. i H. Kerfoot.
j deceased, to the First National bank of
! Trenton. Koliert Karl Kerfoot, a son of
' Irr. Kerfoot, sought to have the deed set
1 aside on the ground that the bank had
' no authority under its charter lo receive
the land. Justice Hughes held that it had
j long been decided that only the fcnvern
i ment could object to thu exercise ny a
federal bank of power beyond K charter
i and upheld the conveyance.
Ohio Bank Is Robbed.
TOl-KDO. O. Nov. 7. Cracksmen blew
i the afe of the Home SaviiiK- bank at
Metanioia. O., twer.D-two m i I - a went of
1 Toledo early tills morning arid secured
The robbers esaed In a rig they
i bad stolen from a lai incr.
Polls Open Nov. 8, 8 . in. to p. m.
For I nlted State Senator
ELMER J. BURKETT.
CHESTER H. ALDRICH.
For- Lieutenant tJorernor
I M. R. HOPEWELL.
WALTER A. GEORGE.
SILAS R. BARTON.
For Secretary ot State
For Commissioner Public Lands and (
E. B. COWLES.
For Attorney (Irsersl
For Superintendent Public Instruction-
JAMKS V. CRABTREE.
For Hallway 'oiiinilloiier
HENRY T. CLARKE, JR.
A. L. SUTTON.
For County Attorney
JAMES E. RAIT.
For State Srnalora
ARTHUR C. PANCOAST.
FRANKLIN A. SHOTWELL,
FRED D. WEAD.
For State Representatives
K C BE ST
HERMAN O. BOESCHE,
WILLIAM B. CHRISTIE,
M. O. CUNNINGHAM.
JOHN A. DEMPSTER,
BYRON R. HASTINGS,
JAMES P. REDMAN,
F. S. TUCKER.
For County Commissioners
JOHN C. LYNCH.
JOHN C. TROUTON,
WALTER J. SLATE.
For Board of Krioestlos
M. F. SEARS,
J. L. JACOBSON,
W. T. BOURKE.
Law Provides Two Weeks Interim Be
tween Dismissal of Appeal, and
Execution of Sentence.
LONDON, Nov. ".It was officially an
nounced today that Dr. llnwley H. Crippen,
corniced and sentenced to death for the
murder of his wife, Belle Klmore, would
not be executed tomorrow as originally ar
ranged for the reason the law provides
that two weeks must elapse between the
dismissal of an appeal and- the carrying
out of the sentence. The execution has been
fixed for November 23. Meantime Solici
tor Newton, Crlppen's counsel, Is drafting
a petition for a reprieve.
Three Children Burned to Death.
WINNIPKO. Man.. Nov. 7 Three child
ren of A. Todd, a fanner In the Buchanan.
;-ifck.. district, were smothered to death by
smoke today when their home caught fire.
The parents were absent.
Will Hitchcock Put it Back?
Birds of a Feuthrr.
Dahlman' "Friend Mabray" and Hitch
cock's "Friend Hartley" make those two
gentlemen look like "birds of a feather."
Going to vote for 'em, are you?
Driven to Denpernle Efforts.
The Omaha World-Herald In its despcratc
efforts to bolster the wuninv chances of
Its editor. Hitchcock, for the senatorship,
has flooded the slate In every parcel and
corner with an issue attempting to explain
its dude editor'.! receipt of the state's
stolen moneys from Hartley, the convict
Mate treasuier. Nearly seven pa'i s are
used of thU secial edition i f tin World
Herald In attempting to defend Hitchcock
and us.-uil Mr. llnrkett, and the plan ii
that every voter in Nebravka shall receive
one. It will accomplish nothir-i:. however,
and Mr. Hitchcock had Just as well make
up his mind he i doomed.
Question of Common Honesty.
Hitchcock's .t. tlie World-Herald,
"bawled out" Go ild, the republican can
didate, for tiie reason that the latter,
through bis lank, got sonic of the Mate',
money from Hartley, and at tlie la :e t ltn
the editor of the World-Herald, who now
wants t ) be elevttd to the office of l ulled
TAX CAB DRIVERS ON STRIKE
jTwo Thousand Go Out in Sympathy
with New York Expressmen.
FURTHER SPREAD IS LIKELY
All Drivers Except Thoe of Food
Snpplr Waa-on May Called
Out Peace Neaotlalton
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. Two thousand tax-
)(,ab drlvpri, Hlnl,.K today In sympathy with
the strike of the drivers and helpers of
the express companies, which has prac
tically tied up express business In and
through the city for nearly two weeks.
Further spread of the strike to drivers of
all vehicles In the city except those on
food supply wagons seemed Imminent. It
was announced that at a meeting of labor
Interests to be held today a date for a
general strike that would tie up practically
everything on wheels" would be decided
Samuel Gompcrs, president of the Amer
ican Federation of Labor, is In th city and
is participating In the conference of the
labor leaders. It was declared the support
of the federation would be given the strik
ers. All peace negotiations between the ex
press companies and their men have been
Numerous Attack on Chauffeurs.
Attacks on chauffeurs who stuck to their
Jobs were numerous. Twenty-eight ma
chines of one company got Into the home
garage badly crippled
Some of the smaller companies affected
by the strike, made settlements with their
chauffeurs during the forenoon and It was
estimated that about KM of the 2,0i)0 men
who struck this morning had returned to
The continued Illness of Valentine Hoff
man, vice president of the International
Brotherhood of Teamster, made it eem
doubtful If the Joint executive council of
the brotherhood would meet at the ex
pected time to decide on the general strike
Daniel J. To bin of Indianapolis, general
prtsident of the International Brotherhood
of Teamsters, left New York today, said to
be bound for Chicago or St. Ixiuls. It Is
declared in labor droits in this city that
the situation In both Chicago and St. Louis
Is now as acute as it was In New York a
day or so before the strike.
Clotblnw Shops Will Close.
CHICAGO, Nov. 7. Inability to detail
policemen to preserve the peace at the
many tailoring shop affected by the gar
ment workers' strike and at the same time
to . prevent disorder at the 1,3'.'2 polling
places In Chicago election day, compelled
Chief of Police Steward today to appeal to
the clothing manufacturers to shut down
place of business tomorrow.
He said that nearly all of the strike-bound
place promised to comply. Accordingly,
most of the bluecoat who have been as
signed to strike duty for the last week
will be temporarily withdrawn tomorrow
and detailed at polling places.
1 Supretnr Court Take Vacation.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 7. The supreme
court of the I'nlted States announced todsv
that Monday It would take a vacation unt.l
States senator, u also a recipient from
Hartley of state funds that have neve:
been repaid. It Is not. a question of poll
tics that confronts the voters of the state
so far as Hitchcock i concerned; it Is a
question of common honesty. Hitchcock
has always been considered a "silk-stocking''
aristoiiut by Ms own party, but l
now branded by a still harsher name.
i irrn helming.
The proof that Hitchcock borrowed stall
money of Uurtley and did not put It had.
If MHcticoeU Were a llepubllcan.
Leading Holt count democrats think it
was no crime for G. M. Hitchcock lo assint
Joe. Hartley in loot. rig the state treasury
and then repudiate the debt on the ground
that it had become outlawed. If llltchcoc'
as a republican they would be hollerln ;
for another vlg.lanre committee to take
charge of the matter.
Stop Thief." Cry Iteacta.
Mr. Hitchcock'!1 chickens have come I. nine
to roost. The people of Nebraska have at
last learned the significance of his persist
ent "stop thief" cry In connection with
the Hartley affair.
! Roosevelt and Stimson Continue
Labors Up to Last Moment.
BOTH STILL AT WORK IN OHIO
Several Complications Enter Into the
OPTIMISM IN RAMPANT INDIANA
Leaders on F.ai-h side Predict Large
Majorities Mill lie Holled In
for Their Candidates
NEW YORK. Nov. 7. -The New York
gubernatorial campaign passed Into history
J tonight with Henry L. Stimson, the re
publican candidate, and Theodore Roose
velt, his leading backer, making last ap
peals for votes. Tho final word on the
democratic Hide was spoken Sunday night,
when John A. Dlx, head, of the ticket, sent
Mr. Stimson his answer to the twelve
Questions telegraphed by Stimson to Dlx a
home In Thomson.
Mr. Dlx spent the last day of the cam
paign at home. Mr. Stimson occupied th
morning preparing an answer to his rival's
reply of Sunday night, utid the rest of th
day and evening on the stump or In an
automobile, hurrying between political ral
lies In New York City.
Mr. Stlmson's second, telegram to Mr.
Dlx accused 111 m of evading the Issues ad
vanced by the republican candidate's first
message; It answered Several accusations
by Dlx and repeated questions which Stim
son considered Dlx had left unanswered.
Mr. Dlx said last night his statement Issued
then was positively his last word before
election and he repeated thl assertion
when Chairman Rodle of the democratic
executive committee tnlkrd with him at
Thomson this afternoon.
The Dlx leaders declare that th quiet
that prevailed today on their side of the
campaign was itself evidence of confidence.
Democratic Machine Working; Well.
"Our party machinery upstate I In better
shape than at any time In fifteen years,"
said Chairman Rodin. "We have not had
a single message today, which Indicate
to us that everything la satisfactory."
Chairman Preptice of the republican
state central committee, said tonight:
"I'm absolutely confident we'll carry th
whole ticket, and I don't think the vote
will be close."
Lloyd C. Urlecom, chairman of the repub
lican county committee, ald:
The situation looks better today than it
did two day ar-"
Chorlea P. ;urph)y,mfltrJf,TnmmnDy
Hall, kept hi opinion to nlmrelf. .
The demoorat havo hopes of ousting
three republican congressmen. In the Thir
teenth district Herbert Tarsons, former re
publican county chairman, Is opposed by
Jefferson M. Ivy, who once represented
the district, and who has attacked Mr.
Parsons for alleged sugar trust affiliations.
In the Seventh district William S. Hen
net, who was mentioned for the repub
lican gubernatorial nomination. Is opposed
by Henry George, Jr., son of the single tax
Tammany Hall hopes to defeat William
M. Bennett, who won the republican nomi
nation from Congressman Van Vechten Ol
cott. On account of the Bennctt-Olcott
fight Thomas (J. Patten, the democratic
candidate, expects to overcome the normal
The large hotels have made preparations
to entertain the crowds and display the re
turns. Mr. Stimson will receive the returns at
his campaign headquarters In the Hotel
Manhattan. Colonel Koosevelt will get
them over a special wire at his home In
Oyster Bay. Mr. Dlx and Chairman Hup.
puch of the democratic slain committee will
be at lHx's home in Thomson.
Preparation for Ohio.
CLEVELAND, Nov. 7. F,ach with a rec
ord of partial defeat In the two last state
elections, the republican and democratlo
parties tonight are making their last ef
fort toward a complete victory at thu
Twice tho democrats have elected a gov
ernor and twire, the republicans hava
elected a legislative majority and tha
greater part of their .tide ticket. This
year the campaign between Governor Jud
si n Harmon and his republican opponent.
Warren G. Harding, has been exceptionally
bitter. Charges of graft have been made
against state officials and employes of euch
party. The republican campaign has been
diversified by debate hotweeii Its own pro
gressive and standpat uratnri.
A feature of the contest has been th
fact that Senator Charles Dick, nominated
by popular vote for election to the senate
by the legislature to be chosen tomorrow,
has not been Invited to cpealt at any cam
paign meeting and republican candidates
for the Reneral ai-stnibly have publicly
pledged themselves to vote agulnst him.
While the democrats go before the people
with absolutely no mention of national af
fairs except their platform endorsement
of Governor li.iinun for president, Mr.
Harding, aided by four members of th
president's cabinet, has siiongly urged tha
laliii that a republican success would m
construed as an endurui un til of President
Taft and bis administration and a repub-
icau defeat would be a blow.
Mr. Harding's ir-riiil campaign ended
tonight at Marion and Governor Harmon
.nsented I ) deliver an address at Toledo
r h a postscript to his regular schedule.
Both Ontiinlsllc la Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 7. -With tradf
i in nl optimism, the bad" is of both the
republican and democratic parties tonight
predicted that large naordlcs would ha
rul ed up for their candidates.
Chairman Kdwln K Lee of th" rentibllciin
s:.at" committee was suro that on ioint
rallot the next legislature would return
Albert J. Heverldge to the 1'nited States
senate. Chairman Stokes Jackson of tho
democratic state committee was einallv
certain Jchn Worth Kern would be elected
to succeed Mr. I'.evcridge.
Non-partisan forecasters, however, pre
d'ctii) that torn. ii row's election Would he
'if of tln chi-ost in Indianu's history snd
h luliir l.a'ds In inillatiapoim tonlnht
l in e only ev i n he's
The same legislature that elects either
Mr. Jleveridge or Mr. Kern also v'bbablf
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