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Early Returns Indicate Republican Victory in Nebraska
VOL. XLI-XO. 123.
OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MOIJN1XC, XOVKMHKK S, l'.Mt-FOl'KTEFA' lA(SKS.
SINULK COPY TWO CENTS.
RE-ELECTED CSERK OF THE DIS
STRONG IN STATE
Every Little M ovemeut Has a Meaning of Its Own
LEAD ON COUNT
Douglas and Lancaster Co"v'
r ! V a. Ti ' 0'V
owiny into JL-ine wiwi
Report that Revolutionists Had
Taken Possession of Capital of
China Authoritatively Denied.
CITY THROWN INTO PANIC
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Small Fire Starts Report that Rebels
Were Making Attack.
GENERAL NU IS ASSASSINATED
Body of Manchus Rushes Past Guard
and Kills Him in Tent.
WU TING FANG JOINS REBELS
Former Minister to I nlted States
Become llcnd o f Foreign
Office of Ikr New
FL'KING, Nov. 7. Garrisonec". and po
liced by loyal troops the capital remained
tonight undisturbed by the rebels. The
.general feeling of nervousness, however,
was betrayed when a flra broke out In
the quarters occupied by the board of
ceremonies. For at Ime the Chinese
believed the flames were a revolutionary
signal for an uprising and they wera
thrown Into a panic.
The national assembly by virtue of the
powers bestowed It by the recent edict
mler. , The question of his permanecy in
the office was discussed, but It was de
cided that the assembly had no author
ity to guarantee this beyond the election
- of Parliament.. It was, however, rejoived
to assure Yuan of the assembly's con
A mass meeting was held at Llnan-Fu
in l'un-Nan province where a series of
demands on the government was formu-
. latedv. These include tne estaDiianmeni
of a republic and complete autonomy for
the provlnues. The demands yere for
warded to this city accompanied with
' the Intimation that three days only would
be allowed for the government to ac
quiesce in them:
Russian financiers, under guise of a
loan have arranged with the viceroy of
Manchuria to advance $2,500,000, accept
ing as security Chinese shares in the
Ilueso-Aslatlc bank at Peking.
General Wn Assassinated.
Tlie officers commanCIng the sixth divi
sion, which was a part of General Wu
Lu Cheng's command at Shlkla-Chuang,
reports that forty Manchus stormed Wu's
tent early, today and shot and beheaded
.the "general. Thirty of th assailants
wera captuxed.... ... .....ri' -
Consular reports state that several other
officers were assassinated and accord-
. in n fialiri, UrnAi1 tifflnta). fllA
chu and Chinese soldiers fought a regular
engagement in which the fatalities were
Wu 'I' I ii it-Fa n b Joins Heliels.
SHANGHAI, Nov. 7.Dr. Wu Ting
Fang, who has been chosen director of
foreign affairs in the reform government
established by the revolutionists In tha
province of Klang-Su. today guve a
statement to the Associated Press in
which ho announced his adherence to the
movement designed to establish a repub
lican from of government in China.
Dr. Wu Ting-Fang has twice occupied
the office Chinese minister to the United
Slates in which duty he became widely
In August-, 1310, he was made councillor
to the Chinese foreign office. His ad
vanced ideas havo not always harmon
ised with the Imperial" policy and it has
been no secret that recently he has not
i wholly sympathised with the throne.
He is the most Important figure that
lias appeared on the revolutionary stage
during iho last few days. Rumors that
he had espoused the rebel cause were re
ceived with incredulity.
When the revolutionists proclaim a pro
visional tiovcrnment at bhanghal he was
made head of the foreign bureau but tha
appointment was not taken seriously and
as-late as yesterday he declined to
acknowledge any participation in the
revolutionary administration. His atti
tude as formally announced today is ex
pected to have a far reaching Influences.
W Outlines l'lana of He f ornirrs.
At lilSj residence within the foreign
settlement of Shanghai, Dr. Wu out
lined the plans and hopes qf the re
formers In China. Wen Tsung Yao,
formerly Imperial resident . at IVTlbet,
who has been appointed assistant director
of foreign affairs in the new government
(Continued on Second Pae.)
Forecast of the weather:
For Nebraska Fair and warmer; In
For Iowa Fair.
Tesnperatare at OmuLs Yesterday.
liiSlrstloaa f r
today are a kMvjr
fro-t bfor ths
(unpumlii Local Ilrrord.
1911. 1910. 1901 130.
Highest yesterday U 60 fj
lowest yesterday U ST 42 ft
Mean temperature 44 60 1 t,l
Pret Ipltatlon .00 .0) .02 .00
Temperatures and precipitation de
partures from the normal: '
Normal temperature 41
Excess for I tie day I
Total excess 1ni March 1 .'..'.STi
Normal precipitation 00 inch
Deficiency for the day 06 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1... .13 04 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 H 0 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 1DI0..11 M Inches
lLclenry for or. period. 1., l.W Inches
it WW j
in County of New
York by Big Vote
NEW YORK, Nov. ".-With but 72 elec
tion districts out of 912 to hear from,
Tammany now leads In the vote for su
premo court Justice In New York county
by about 10,000.
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. Reports received
from slxty-soven assembly districts out
side Greater New York show the election
of 44 republicans and 1 demoreats, a net
gain of 11 for the republicans.
NEW YORK, Nov. 7. Early returns
from upstate show the republicans have
recaptured the four legislative seats from
Otesgo, Cayuga. Yates and Saratoga
counties now held by democrats.
VT1CA. N. Y., Nov. 7. The city of
IHica elected a republican mayor by a
majority of 300.
SCHENECTADY, N. Y., Nov. 7.-Present
indications point to the election of Rev.
George F. Dunn,, socialist candidate for
mayor with the entire city ticket and
part, of the county ticket by pluralities
ALBANY, N. Y., Nov. 7. Early leturns
Indicate the re-election of Mayor J. E.
McEwan, republican, by ' a substantial
SYRACUSE. N. Y.. Nov. 7.-Edward
Bchoenock, republican, was- elected mayor
Of . Syracuse over, Ludington, democrat,
by 14.7SO votes to 1),G78, a plurality of
ROCHESTER, N.Y.. JSov. 7. Mayor
Edgertori," republican," was re-elected to
day by more than 4,000.
COLUMliCH, O. Nov. 7. The Indica
tions are that George J. Karb, democrat,
has been eleeeted mayor by a plurality of
about 4,000. Mayor Marshall, republican,
and Alvah Eby, socialist, are running
n?ck-ahd-r.cck for second place.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 7.-Returns re
ceived early tonight Indicate that the
election In this city for mayor Is very
close. Henry T. Hunt: democrat, for
mayor Is running ahead of his ticket.
CLEVELAND, O., Nov. 7. Basing the
estimate on return from twenty-one pre
cincts, democratic leaders are claiming
the election of Newton I. Baker, political
heir of the late Tom I Johnson by front
20.000 to 23,000 for mayor. Republican lead
ers concede tho defeat f Frank G. Hogen.
PROVIDENCE, Nov. 7.-Returns from
thirteen voting districts In country towns
out of 1K4 give: 1'othler. I.c97; Waterman,
1,042. Sams district In 1910: Pothler, 1,164;
Waterman, 8fj7. The biennial election
amendment probably carried.
BALTIMORE, Nov. 7. The polls closed
at 7 o'clock In Baltimore and at a in the
counties, but owing to the lensth of the
ballot and extensive scratching, the bal
lots were still being counted at 8 o'clock.
The Indications are thut the vote for
governor will be close.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7.-Tlie indica
tions are that the election for mayor will
be close. In 125 election districts out of
1.1D7 In the city, Early, republican, had
approximately 11.010 votes and JBlanden
berg, reformer, 10.000.
CHICAGO, Nov. 7.-Returns from half
of the 149 precincts in today's Cook
county Judicial election indicate that the
republicans and ileiiioctala divldid evenly
the ten superior court Judgeships and thut
the democrats elected the one circuit
Judge. Hgher ray for Judg.s was de
KANSAS CITY, Nov. 7 Return from
today's concessional election on ths Sec
ond K.inms district for the seat made
vacant by the death of A. C. Mitchell,
progressive republican. Indicate the elect
ion of Joseph A. Taiitia.-t, democrat, by
a email majority. A light vote was cast.
LOl.'lfiVILLE. Ky., Nov. T.-lteturns
received up to 7 o'clock by the Courier
Journal Indicate the election of McCreary,
democrat, as governor by a majority of
about 20.000 over O'Rear. Shelby county,
which gave Uiyan &34 three years asto,
baa gone 1.023 fur McCreary.
Alleged llorsrlhirf Arrested.
WELLS, Minn.. Nov. 7. Charles Lud
low, wanted on a charge of horse-sttol-Ing
at Maaon City, la., has been ar
retted here. He consented to return with
out requisition papers.
TWENTY-SIX IN DOUGLAS COUNTY
Returns from These Irc:incts Put
Lctt9n in Lead of All.
REPUBLICAN REGENTS LEAD
Haller and Lyford io Front in This
LANCASTER VOTE IS HEAVY
Klubl-l'Ie I'er tent of Fall
Strenulh of ole ( list In ( nunlr
of tnpllsl 4ltStn Re
Douglus county swung Into line with a
good vote for the republican state ticket.
Twenty-six precincts 'card from at the
time of going to press give:
K. sh S.'-T
For regents the same precincts give:"
I. y ford i."14
Knapp H, hi
Lincoln's vote will total 5 per cent oT
its full strength and slightly above the
off-year average. Indications point to
the election of most of the lncaster
county republican ticket, with substan
tial majorities. Hovelock, the Burlington
shop town, polled the largest vote In Its
history, a total of C29.
Returns from the state were very slow
In coming In.
DAVID CITY. Neb., Nov. 7.-fSpeclal
Telegram.) Second ward, David Ciiy:
Lettun. i5; Rose, 7r; Hamer, 64; Stark,
49; Oldham, 4.; Dean, 61; Hall 74; Hurman,
51. Two years ago this vote was. Sedg
wick, 09; Barnes, 66; Fawcett, 64; Good,
56; Sullivan. 49;' Dean, 48. This Is a net
republican gain of eleven votes.
FREMONT, Neb., Nov. 7. (Special Tel
egram.) The Second and Third wards of
Fremont give Hamer, 245; Letton, 2S7;
Rose, 276; Dean, 194; Oldham, 201; Stark,
172; Haller, 800; Lyford, 261; Knapp, 222,
and Mil er, 184.
Second ward Fremont, Dodge county
gives Elliott, 102, and Stephens, 208.
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 7. (Special.)
Desplts perfect weather conditions the
turn iiutr-of-vvtw-aJLiitLiay's amotion as
not surprisingly large especially In this
city, where the light Vote predictions of
many, of tho politicians about met ex
pectations. I'p to noon but 1.M0 votes had
been cast and by S o'clock that number
had not much more than tripled.
Activities around heudquarters of the
political parties was markedly different
than In former years, when rigs and uuto
mohiles wcrn constantly driving to and
from those places to pick up voters who
had to bo conveyed to the polls.
Thero Is little to Indicate but tho vote
polled today will be other than normal
and thut the county will go republican on
county officials by about the same major
ity. On state officials It Is possible, ac
cording to late afternoon statements by
the leaders, that severe cuts will bp made
on three or four of the stute candidates,
particularly on supreme Judge and rail
way commissioner. However, both sides
are predicting that the cuts will be In
their tuna, although there Is plenty in
evidence to show that the republican com
mittee's work during tho day has been
mora effective than that of the demo
The number of those upplylng at the
city clerk's office for certificates to vote
was not larg?, although tlie office foiu
was kept comfortably busy throughout
the day. There were few hitches In any
of the precincts 'as to the Interpretation
of any provisions of tha election law.
The question whether freehold signers
was required beforo the city clerk or the
election boards came up several times,
but other than that there were no mis
applications of tho statute.
Natives in Portuguese
East Africa Slaying
LISBON (Via Frontier), Nov. 7. Sell
ous news Is received dally from Angola,
tho Portuguese possesion in western
Africa. A revolt among tho natives Is
spreading rapidly and the blacks are
burning and pillaging everything In their
Judge Denies that He
Pulled Judicial Nose
KANKAH CITY, Nov, 7. Former County
Judge C. E. Moss testified in a case In
which ho Is sued for 115,000 for an alleged
tweaking ,of thu Judiclul nose of Ueorge
J. Dodd, also former county Judge, Im
fore a Jury in the circuit court heie to
Judge Mo.-s admitted having rallel
Judge Dodd an "insignificant little
shrimp," but denied having finger nails
as "long as a ChlnamanV as was n(.
cussed, or that he bad "clutched" Judge
Dodd by the throat or nose. He did,
however, he udmltted, laV his hand upon
Judge Dodd's shoulder, but la a manner
so gentle as t be almost ruresslng.
Judge Mov described the Instance three
years ago w hen In a tax rult Judge Dud i
had intimated that a statement of Ms
"I said to him 'you mlyht si; well call
me a liar' " laid Judge Miws, and then
I rcaclu'd for hl.n. Hut I never had a'ly
aiullce aa.n.-t him ond have not now.
I feel tony for him."
Judge Muh U mote than ilx feet iu:u
weighs 170 pounds. Ju.K-e DM is small
of ttature and weighs abo'Jt 14') pouuls
From the ft. Iui.s Globe-Democrat.
TAFT YOTESJN HOME CITY
Speaks at Banquet ot Commercial
Club in Cincinnati.
LEAVES FOR KENTUCKY TODAY
Chief lOxeeative lietfrv on 'Komi
rrlvatr t ar at Conclusion of His
Address Keenly to filirl
CINCINNATI, Nov. 7.-President Tuffs
second day in Cincinnati led him to the
hI!s llko thoiii-ands of his fellow citizens,
mudo him Iho guest at luncheon of the
Manufacturers' club, where ho said he
expected to come back to Cincinnati some
day to practice luw( and gave him an
opportunity to rpcak on peace and arbi
tration to the American Society for the
Judicial Settlement of International Dis
putes. Tonight the president was the guest and
principal ppeaker at the banquet of ths
Commercial club. At the conclusion of tha
speech Mr. Taft retired on board his
private car and early tomorrow morning
will leave this city for Frankfort and
During the duy tho president met scores
of Ohloans wlium he know In the days
when ho lived heie. Uuvcrnur lluiinon,
who came down from Columbus to vote,
met the president unl sat w.tli him at
the Manufacturer::' luncheon and idir on
the platform In Music hall, wlu.ro Mr.
Taft made his peace siieecli. '
Former Fnlted States Judges .ind many
other well known Ohloans dropped In for
a chat with Mr. Taft at his brother's
house or tat w'ith him ut luncheon or
Merta (Joteritnr Harmon.
At the entrance of the Business Men's
club, where the Commercial club gave Its
luncheon, the president met Governor
Harmon and Ker.ulur Foiukcr. The three
chatted for a moment uhd tticn Mr.
Taft, Unking one arm In that of Governor
Harmon's and with the other thrown
over tho shoulder of Senator Furaker,
entered the building.
With his bullols u!l safely lucked Huy
In tha pioiier box out ut the polling place
In Ward Three, precinct M, tlie president
was In huppy Men when hu spoke to
tne manufacturers. President KobcrUuii
Introduced hliu with one of tl.e t-hurt-eat
Introductory rpecehrs of his i ntlro
NEW COUNTY TREAURER OF
W. U. L'ltli.
3 ' '
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WINNER OF RACE FOR SHERIFF
OF LOUGSAS COUNTY.
-: ..' ',' : ' :.-i -:',
r A t f -
F1CUX J. M'SHANK.
First Returns from
Third Show Large
Gains for Elliot
TKK AM A 1 1, Neb., .Nov. V.- I Special
Telegram.) Hevi u out of seventeen pra
cincts In Hurt county give Klllot, 4S0;
Htephens, S:kl. Tim suino precincts last
year gave Hnyd, SS!i; Lutla. 417. This Is
u tu t republican guln of Hoi, or about
twenty-nine to tho precinct. There uie
!'2S precliulis In thu district, Tho same
ratio of i,;ilii would elect Flliot by more
lhuii :,'. Luttas plurality last ycur
Soldier Disabled by
Burglar is Pensioned
JIM Tli CITY, Koii.. Nov. 7. Hold
ing that his IllJUI'le.H r jff. red In n fight
Kith a t. : : i k In r weie received in lino of
duty a hnaid of army officers at Fort
Itlley tJil.iy grand d W illiam II. Craves
of the Mounted Servirn i.choohi a dls
a'llllly dh.cliaif.'c utul a peiiKlou of t'-Z a
UtavcH was s!:ot tet -ral months ag
af t r u revolver duel with u burglar who
bioke Iniu his home here at midnight.
The l i:i gliir seal ed after one of his
bullet h:til u l.niereil tlie soldier's leg In
rucIi a way as to crlppel him for life.
I1KWY Villi; S I I C I HTf.n
liidlenllou that 'lb ere Has Hern
l;ltOKICN HOW, Neb., Nov. 7.-Hpeeul
Tcltgrjrn )--lndli atlon.1 point to a heavy
vote being polled In this township anil
throughout the county. The weather Is
fine and p" jple are turning out. It Is
evident, however, that the tickets are
tclUK seratehed In all directions.
A fierce fight Ik being waged between
Cratgh and Wilson luv sheriff, Mickey
and Haines for county treasurer and (is
I on e and Leonard f ir county clerk.
Dean, for xupiemc Jiiilf, w ill probal ly
taiiy thu county by a sale majority.
CLOSE IN MASSACHUSETTS
Early Returns Give Governor Fobs
Lead Over Frothingham.
TAG G ART IN SECOND KANSAS
Democrat tarerrda I'roressl v tte
lnlllcn ( onsresBinan It emoted
by Death Johnson's I'olllloal
llelr Mayor of t'levrland.
IIOHTON. Nov. 7.-Ueturna for 401 out
of 1,070 precincts. Including llnstnn, com
plete, Governor Foss tilem), 77, Wk1;
Frolhlnghnm, (rep.), Sd.SCi. Httitie districts
last year gave Foss, (dein.), K6,79; Draper,
IIOHTON, Nov. 7. Heturns from about
one-fourth of the small towns, two-thirds
of lioBton and none of the other cities
In tho stiito Indicated that the contest for
governor between Governor ICugene N.
Fohs, democrat, and Lieutenant Governor
Louis A. Frothlngham, republican, was
unusually close, and that the result would
be In doubt until a greater part of ths
state had reported.
HOBTON, Nov. 7. Governor Foss car
ried the city of lloston. The total votu
of the city was: Foss, (dom), 4tt.8M;
Frothiughum (rop), 'M.4VJ. The total vote
last yeur was: Foss, 65. M; Draper, 7T,S.1S.
Mayar (tlxgerald estimated at 7.4.'i o'clock
that Foss hud carried the state by from
6,000 to K0l.
MPKINUFIKLD, ill., Nov, 7.-Falr
Wi ailiel aierled elrCtlOll day In the twenty
eltlus ill the state that ara voting on
tho local option question todn. Flection
came after a hut fight In most places
and the early vote Indicated that the
results would remain In doubt until after
the final count.
Tho cities now dry are Naples, Ham
burg, iUnly, Ta'lula, Mount Carmel,
Meridosu, Coultcrvlll j. Joncsboru, llillo
mun, Mctrupulls. Uolcunda and Jackson
ville. The places where liquor now Is sold arc
Petersburg, Campsvlllc, Huckuood, llald
win, I'lnckney vllle, .Muui.d City, Uiand
Chain uud liuikvillc,
tioud Wriiilirr lu Knnsaa.
KASHAS CITY, Aio., Nov. ',. Willi
ideal full ncuthui, cleur and rrlsi, an
unusually bcuvy ote Ii being polled
today in thu Second Kansas district,
where a congressman Is to be elected to
succeed the lute A. C. Mitchell. The In
tel e-t centers In the race between Joseph
Taggart, democratic candidate, and I'. (4.
Guyer. progressive republican, 'i'lie final
efforts of both parties were Imposing and
today both democratic and republican
committee seem confident of suceiri.
Heavy ute In Toledo. (
TOLK1K), O., Nov. 7. A vole consid
ered remarkably heavy In vli w of the
lack of ciithuslaxm manifested in ths
campaign murked the early hours of .ie
election here. Opinion favors the elec
tion of Major Whltiock for a fourth term,
but wliti a leduicd plurality, beruuse of
the aggressive campaign made for Wit
Hum F. ltlcn, ths sollullft candidate fur
Heavy Votf In 4 alltorulH.
HAN FltANCISCO, Nov. 7. Indications
at noon today were that the vote In both
thu tfun Francisco and Kuciumento muni
cipal elections w ould be unusually heat y.
The weathel Is Ideal. Supporters of the
union labor candidates In Han Francisco
expressed concern because the vote hai
been somewhat lighter than usual In the
woi klngmeu's neighborhoods. Charlts
.l Klckert, district attorney, who defeatuil
Kiuucls J Heauey at tlie last eleetlo.i
Is a cai'didale for re-election. Hacra
mento is voting on a proposed new char
ter, which provides for a coininlsloii
form of government.
Returns from Douglas County Indi
cate a Healthy Majority for
Republicans Except Sheriff.
II0YE BEATEN BY K'SHANE
One Candidate on Ticket Falls
Behind in Rcdhot Battle.
OTHERS GET BIG MAJORITIES
Vote Cast Not Up to Full Registra
tion, but is Decisive.
STRONG FOR STATE TICKET
Republican Candidates on State
Ticket Run Well.
FULL VOTE NOT YET COUNTED
Far Ha Tnlialnte.1 the llesult
Hhnm City anil I onnly llav
Mappartril tli Hepal.lloiiii
Tho election in Douglas county resulted
In a satisfactory republican vote for all
offljes on the ticket suvo that of sheriff.
A divided opposition to Fred H. Hoyc.
republican candlduto lor sheriff, de
veloped, and ho was heuvlly scratched In
republican wards, so that tho tabulated
returns at Iho hour of going to press
9 o'clock Indicate his defeat and ths
election of Felix McHhnnc, Jr., democrat,
by not Ickb than l.Orn) and muybe more.
All othrr candidates on tho republican
tlrkct aro elected.
The republican Btato ticket also carried
Douglas county by a vory satisfactory
margin, according to the present Indi
cations. The vote so far us counted Is:
I Clerk of District Court.
Thirty precincts V .Jmuhk show:
Fly nil (dein )
. , . .
Knitres (iloin j :
JimIwc uf Illstrlot Court
I lean (dent.)
Oldham Idem)... ,
Hturk (dum.) I ,
Ly ford (rep.)
SENATORS SAY CANAL WILL
BE FINISH EDJN TWO YEARS
NEW VOniC. Nov. 7. All but two
members of the congressional committee
that went to thn Isthmus of J'armma last
month returned loduv HiitlHfled that
President Tuft's prediction .would b
fulfilled and that tho canal would bo
finished and open fur business by 19i:i.
The purty Includes Sen-.itors Frandegee
of Connecticut, Prlstow of Kannis. Cum
lulus of lows, Page of Vermont and
Overman of North Curollna. and Hep
reneiitallve Hlggins of Connecticut. Hen
ators Wetmoie of Khodn Island und
Thornton of Lotilslan.t who on tin is
thmus with tho parly but Senator Wet
inure lemulned there because of an at
tack of bronchitis und Senator Thornton
returned lo New Orleans by another
SIX MEN ENTOMBED WHEN
MINE PILLARS CRUMBLE
JOPLIV, Mo.. Nov. 7. Six miners were
entombed in the mine near Uronogo, Mo.,
this ufternoun. t'nless thry are released
within five hours It Is said they will bo
The pillars beneath the hopper crum
bled under the welg.it of tons of rock
and the machinery and equipment tell
Into the shaft. The men, ure at a depth
of lll'l feet.
Tickets to Ameri
Jloxos of O'-Bi ion's Candy.
PalzeH's Ice Cream Bricks.
All are given away frea to
those who find their names in
ths want ads.
Head the want ads every day;
your name will appear bo mo
time maybe more thau oucjj.
No puzzles to solve nor sub
scriptions to get Just read the
Turu to the wunt ad pages
there you will find nearly every
busliioHH house in the city rey-rweuted
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