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VOL. XLII NO. 1127.
OMAHA, "Wl.DXKSDAY MOKXING, NOVUM U10K J 51, HlJ SIXTKKN I'AUISS.
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IS ASSASSINATED BY
Head of Spanish Cabinet is Shot
Down at Door of Ministry of
HIS DEATH IS INSTANTANEOUS
Four Shots Are Fired, Two of Which
ASSASSIN COMMITS SUICIDE
He Gave Name of Manuel "Parlinas
LEADER OF THE ANTI-CLERICALS
1) en a Hntesiiiim Outlined the Policy
Which l.fil to llronk Between
Vatican and the Siimilsli
MADRID, Nov. 12. Tho Spanish pro
inter, Jose Canalejas, was shot dead to
day while entering tho ministry of the
Interior hero to attend a cabinet meeting.
Ills assailant, Manuel Pardlnas Serrato
Martin, aged 23, of. El Grado, Province ot
Uuesca, was arrested and then committed
Martin fired four shots Ht Premier
Canalejas as he waa entering tho Ministry
of tho Interior building to attend a cab-
inct meeting. Two of the shots struck
the statesman behind tho right ear and
ho fell dead on the spot.
Tho assassination of Premier Canalejas
look place In the Puerta Del Sol, in front
of a book stnll at tho corner ot Carretas
street, near the entry to tho ministry ot
the Interior. Throo of tho four bullets
struck tho premlor, who fell on the side
walk and died immediately. w
Tnrm Gun an Himself.
Bystanders seized Martin and handed
him over to the police. Ho then turned
Ills revolver on himself and It Is believed
he lias since died from tho selt-lntllcted
Martin Is said to have been closely con
nected with anarchists, but It Is not
known whother his crime was precon
certed or whether It waa committed on
Ms own Initiative.
Political ferment always exists In
Spain, but nothing has been reported
ivlthln a recent peod which could In any
nay be connected with the crime,
A Btrlct censorship was Instituted by
the authorities on tho telegraphs and
telephones immediately after tho com
mittal of the crime and for several hours
It was Impossible to communicate with
the outside world.
Premier Canalejas was walking nlono
Hid the assassin fired at him from behind.
The premier was first, carried... tot, a
pelghborlnjtjiharmacy, whence he was
homo back to tho ministry of the Interior
nfter Iho doctor declared that ho was
Kin Sur Short Prayer.
King Alfonso was Immediately sum- !
notted and, standing over the corpso with
tears in his eyes, said a short prayer.
Then, after consulting the ministers prcs
snt, his majesty returned to the palace.
The cabinet later assembled and de
elded to appoint to the position of pre
mier the Mar aula Manuel Garcia, at pres
tnt foreign minister.
Bystanders who had witnessed the as
sassination handed over to the police a
poaketbook containing 2,000 pesos ($100)
and several documents which had fallen
to tho ground.
Josfl Canalejas 7 Mendes, prime minister
tot Spain, who was assassinated today,
was selected to form the Spanish cabinet
III February, 1310. He was leader of the
roo&archlal democratic party, which camo
Into power on the resignation of the lib
eral cabinet headed by Senor Moret y
The project Introduced by Senor Cana
lcjas for the separation of church and
state in Spain caused a ruptute of re
lation between that country and the
Vatican. These have since been resumed
and the question of separation Is being
discussed with a view to a friendly settle
ment. The Spanish government, however.
Insists on the supremacy ot the clvli(
Senor Canalejas visited New York In
1W, Just before the outbreak of the Spanish-American
war. It was stated at tho
time that his mission was to study the
(I sentiment of the American people and of
the ' administration regarding Cuban af
fairs, but It was hinted that he was en
trusted with a secret diplomatic mission
to offer pecuniary Inducements to the
Cuban leaders to stop the rebellion in
Cuba. He denied the truth ot the report.
1 le was at that time editor ot El Heraldo
The assassin came to Spain a short time
ago from Buenos Aires, Argentina. King
Alfonso, who hurried out of the ministry
im soon as he heard ot the assault, was
deeply moved by the tragic death of the
prime minister. Immediately after the
rime his majesty was acclaimed ty the
people who had quickly gathered at the
icene of the shootlnc
Oklahoma Hank IlobbeU. '
BARTELSVILLB. Okl.. Nov. 12. Five
bandits dynamited the Bank of Ochelata,
nt Ochelata. Okl.. today, got 12.500 and
sscancd. The robbers cut all telephone
wires leading Into the town before they
attacked the Dank, a posse is n pur-
Forecast till 7 p. m. Wednesday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair tonight and Wednesday; colder to-
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8 a. m 43
7 a. m 43
8 a. m 33
9 a, m 40
10 a. m S9
11 a. m 41
12 m 41
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MoManigal Tells of
Losing Bomb He Hid
Near Kansas City
INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. lJ.-Ortle K. Sic
Manlgal told at the dynamite conspiracy
trial today how with twelve quarts of
nltro-glycertn he arrived In Kansas City,
Mo., to blow up a bridge across the Mis
souri river there In August, 1910.
He testified he hud gone ns a paid ac
complice of John J. McNnmnrn, who nt
Indianapolis hud Instructed ..nn to cause
threo explosions on the bridge being built
by nonunion workmen. The explosion
took place about S:30 p. in. August 33. At
itunsas inty .Mc.Manigni sum ue ion ni
nltro-glycerln successfully nt the rail
way stntlon, a boarding houso and at u
"1 hud one ten-quart can and one two-
quart can," said McMuntgHt. 4To divide
It Into three bombs 1 went to a pulnt shop
and got three four-quart varnish cuius
distributing tho cxplpslve In tho new
cans. With nlurm clock attachments l
took the stuff out and bulled it In a
switnili near tho bridge. While Winking
In the swamp I thought I saw someone
coming, so hurrleuly hid the bombs In
the weeds. On returning 1 could find
only two of them.
"I sot the bombs to explode that Illicit
und went back to town. The explosion
fulled to come off. I found the butteries
were too weak und repluced them the
"Prom Kansas City I went to Peoiln,
III., w..ere I was to do a Job. I got In
touch with Kdwnrd Smythe. the Iron
workers' business agent. Smyth took mo
through a corn field and pointed out tho
plant of the Lucas Urldgo und Iron com
pany, saying: "That's the Job to be blown
up. " McManlgal said ho caused the
Peoria explosion September 14. It dam
nged seyeral adjacent buildings.
After nn hour's session court adjourned
until tomorrow on account of the Illness
ot Allen Spuuldlng. a Juror.
Man Put Under Bond
by Court to Refrain
from Work at Trade
CHICAGO. Nov. 12.-Judco Newcomber I
In the municipal court yesterday Imposed i
the sentence ot Indeterminate Idleness on
Joseph Gli tch, who was arrested on com
plaint of his wife.
Joseph has a good Job; Is ablebodlod
and perfectly willing to work, but all ot
this disturbs the otherwise happy house
hold and he must quit. The court en
tered the strango decreo after hearing tho
story of Mrs. Ulrsch.
"I can't stand Joe's conduct any
longer," Mrs. Glrsch testified. "You'll
Just have to put him under bonds to re
frain' from working."
"Do you mean that he Is overworking
himself?" queried the judge.
"Ifo; I inean, vp.jk doesn't agree wjth
him," tho wjunaafiJJjitted. "He's got
to baiacWtJiWJrlpff'tliere Is to bo any
peace In our house. Joe's a moldor. He's
Just crazy about molding, but when he's
paid off ho buys liquor and then comes
homo and beats me. l'vo got plenty of
money and can support both him and
myself, but I can't stand It whan he
works. Just send him home and keep us
out of tho divorce courts."
"All right," snld the Judge. "It's a
little unusual, but let the order bo Is
Cotton Goods Maker
Suggests a Number
of Tariff Boards
TltENTON, N. J., Nov. 12.-Presldent-
elcct Wilson has not "breathed to a soul"
whether ho will cnll a special session of
congress to revise tho tariff. Tho gov
ernor declared today that ho had not
expressed an opinion on this topic to
anybody nor allowed himself to form
one. He Is hearing all sides of the case,
I trained myself during my term as
governor," he said, "not to anticipate
my opinions; my friends, of course, have
a right to express their own opinions.
Governor Wilson found his office In the
state house crowded. Nathan Hlrsch, a
member of the democratic state com
mittee of New York, a presidential elector
and manufacturer of cotton goods, sug
trestcd to the governor that to handle
the tariff there bo appointed separate
commissions of every kind of business.
The president-elect assured Mr. Hlrsch
that ho was not now taking up these sub-
Jects, but asked him to prepare for
him a memorandum ot nis views unu
send it to him.
Two Men Killed
WAIHI, New Zealand. Nov. 12-Mad-dened
by the insults of strikers a body
of free workers marched to the union
hall here today, burst open the door nnd
rushed upon tho occupants, A fierce
battle ensued, during which revolvers
were freely used. Police rushed to the
scene. A constable and a civilian were
shot dead and several others were
wounded, some mortally.
After the riot was quelled a mob of
free workers chased some strikers, se
verely beating them.
The strike at tho Walhl gold mine has
Been In progress for some time. The men
ask for better pay and shorter hours.
JOHN C. BURKE, STOCKMAN
AND SPORTSMAN, IS DEAD
MISSOULA. Mont., Nov. 12.-John C.
Burke, one of the best known stock
men of the west, who was one of the
founders ot the Chicago stock yards and
who was a partner of "Big Ed" Corrlgan
In the building and operation of the Haw
thorne and several well known race tra' ks
at Chicago, died here ot heart failure to
day. Mr Burke had suffered from asthma
for thirteen years and fame to Missoula
two ears ago for his health Th body
prou. i iii oe ihik-ii io i n -0 - iJt in
LA! CORNERSTONE OF
T-nrth anA Knutl. P.ntn TTnilf-U
iw mb. Ull V wwMaa wihhji
Dedication of Mcmqi
Corporal Tanner Unexpectedly Asked
to Deliver Final Message.
WOULD END SECTIONAL FEELING
Union Soldier Applauded by Shrill
Sound of Rebel Yell.
GREAT CROWD OF SPECTATORS
Ni'lirimUiiu l'rnlCK Work of Dimiih
torn of Confeilerney In KrectliiK
Monument nnd l.nnili
.xplrll of Nation.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 11. North, and
south met and clnsped hands over the
dead of the confederacy In Arlington
National cemetery today when tho
United Daughters of the Confederacy
laid the cornerstone of a great monument
to the confederate deud.
After former Secretary of tho Navy
Hilary A. Herbert, with pomp und clr
cumstunce, had laid tho cornerstone, and
William Jennings Bryan had pronounced
a dedication oration, lauding tho dissi
pation of sectionalism, tho formal pro
gram of tho day was concluded, lint
Colonel Herbert, as master of ceremonies,
surprised the throng ot spectators by
culling upon Corporal James A. Tanner
of the Grand Army of tho Republic for
the final word from tho north to the
Leaning heavily on his stick Corpoinl
Tanner raised his hands over the crowil
nnd pleaded for tho ultimate elimination
of sectional feeling.
"To you of the younger generation,"
he said, turning to tho daughters of the
confederacy, crowded nbout, "I uppeal
for tho establishment ot tho truo com
munlty of feeling between the north and
the south. You enn form no conception
of tho community of feeling that exists
between tho old Johnny Red nnd tho old
ShrIM Itehel Veil Arlnes.
From the little group of old men in
faded gray, who swung their tattered
stars and bars over tho now-laid corner
stone, a shrill rebel yell nroso and from
then on the talk of Corporal Tanner was
punctuated with cheers. Ho was Inter
rupted with a round of applause when
he claimed Virginia U3 his "graveyard."
"For," ho explulned, "l was mustered
out of the union nt tho second iwittio
of Bull Hun by Stonuwall Jockson's ar
tillery." . '
Ilistlnn- his stick- against the- table be
fore him tho old soldier waved his trr-ht
bllng hands at tho southern veterans be
A groat crowd of spectators Covered tho
grave-studded lawn of the confederate
section of the cemetery about the Mite of
the now monument. Hundreds ot mem
bers of tho United Daughters of tho Con
federacy, wearing their red nnd white
ribbons, surrounded the stand, whero sat
the confederate veterans anil a group of
aged women In sombre black, widows of
confederate dead. Colonel Herbert, Mr.
Bryan and tho officers of the United"
Daughters of tho Confederacy wero seated
onVho platform. Colonel Herbert In his
address rejoiced nt the unification of tho
country, north and south, and rovleAv at
(Continued on Page Two.)
Victim of Tar Party
Tells Story to Jury;
Identifies Two Men
NOUWALiK. O., Nov. 12,-Mlnnto La.
Valley, tho 19-year-old girl who claims
thut on the night of August 30 last slc
men of West Clarksflcld, her home vil
lage, stripped her and covered her body
with black roof paint, told her story to
u Jury in court here today.
The girl testified that on tho night In
question she escorted a young friend,
Erma Swartr, to tho depot to tako a
train to Norwalk. On her way home, sho
said, Just In the center of the village,
she was seized by several men. They
hauled her back of a storo building and,
after partly stripping her, stood her on
her head and poured paint over her. Sho
said she ran homo when sho was released.
The witness said Ernest Welsh was
first to grab her and that Harlow Welsh
rubbed the paint on.
is Critically 111
CIHCAGO, Nov. 12-Former United
States Senator William Lorimer today
was reported to be critically 111 at his
residence on' the north side. A consulta
tion of surgeons was held at the Lorimer
home to determine the necessity of an
operation for appendicitis, with which
Mr. Lorimer has been suffering since
Mr. Ixirimer's illness was said to have
resulted Indirectly from an automobile
accident in which he was slightly Injured
shortly after leaving Washington several
It was said that Mr. Lorlmar was In a
weakened physical condition duo to over
work and the strain Of his trial which
resulted In his expulsion from the United
Vagrant Says He '
Is Wyoming Convict
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 12. John Small,
arrested today as a vagrant, 'confessed
that ho was one ot the convlots who
escaped about a month ago from the
Wyoming state penitentiary at Bawling,
CUEYKNNB. Wyo., Nov, 11 State
penitentiary records do not contain the
j name of John Small, who Is said to have
Ef.,id from the llavllns penitentiary
Jduniig thu i-ecent outbreaks there.
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From the Cleveland Plain Dealer
SGHRANK'S PLEA IS GUILTY
Says He Tried to Kill Roosevelt Be
cause He Was a Menace.
MAN PROBABLY IS INSANE
Court Appoint Commission nt Be
quest of Slut- to Inquire Into
.Me n till t'ondlt loll of the
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 12,-John Schrank
pleaded -guilty today of attempting to
murder Theodore Roosevelt and In his
plea he sought to distinguish between
an assault upon Hoosovelt as a "menace"
nnd an attack upon Hoosevelt as a cit
izen. Municipal Judge A. V- Backus an
nounced upon reading a petition of l)ls
trlct Attorney Winifred C. Zahcl that he
would nnme later today a commission to
examine Into Hohrank's mental condition.
Less than 1C0 persons listened to the
proceedings and watched the small, com
pact form of Hchrank as he stepped slowly
to the bar and entered his plea. Of thin
number twenty wore detectives and half
a scoro deputy sheriffs who watched
closely nil persons In the room not known
to them. x
Bchrnnk's case was ths first action of
( "JnJico any matterto como before
h& cdurtV' querlod Judge liackus.
Prisoner Pleads Oullty.
"There Is tho caso ot the state of Wis
consin against John Bchrnnk " replied
the district attorney, who then read the
Information complaint, In which
Schrank was accused of having made nn
assault upon tho person of "one Theodore
Hoosevelt with a dendly weapon and
with Intent then and (hero to kill and
slay the said Theodore Hoosevelt."
"How do you plead to this charge?"
the prosecutor asked the prisoner, stand
ing at his elbow,. holding over his arm u
black cloth overcoat.
"Why. guilty, Mr. Znbel," replied the
prisoner In a confused wuy, as though
not' sure he was following the proper
"You have heard the "complaint." Inter
posed Judgo Backus In a loud voice;
"you understand that in It you are
charged with having attempted to mur
der Theodoro Hoosevelt. Do you plenil
guilty or not guilty?"
i "I did not mean to kill a citizen. Judge.'
began Schrank. "! shot Theodore Boose.
volt because he was a menace to tho
country. Ho should not have a third
term. It Is bad that n man should hnve
u third tnrm. I did not wout-lilin to have
one. I Sdiot him as a wa'rnlng that men
must not try to have more than two
tprms as president.
"I shot Theodore Boosevelt to kill him.
I think ull men trying toteep themselves
In offico should be killed; they become
dangerous. I did not do It because In
was a candidate of the progressive party,
cither, gentlemen," ho concluded.
Will Appoint Snnltr f'niiiiiiUalon.
"All right," Interrupted tho court, tak
ing from tho district attorney the plea
for a sanity commission for the drfendnnt.
He read It hastily while the prosecutor
explained Its purport.
"The man Is Insane," said the district
attorney.. It would be wrong to sentence
him tpr a crime If he was mentnlly un
sound, Just because he was willing to pead
"1 will name a commission today to In
quire Into his sanity," announced the
court. "Let no one leave tho court room
until the Defendant Hchrank Is outsldo
of the city hall."
Schrank went back to the Jail with his
of 600 Recruits
DENVER, Colo., Nov. 12,-The noses
and throats of 000 United States urmy
recruits and officers, stutloned nt Fort
Logan will be thoroughly swabbed and
sprayed today and for several succeed
ing days, as olio of the precautionary
measures against the spreud of spinal
meningitis, which caused the death of
one soldier on Saturday.
Quarantine Is rigidly enforced by the
army surgeons, who believe the. disease
will not appear In epidemic form. Thus
far, only one case has doveloped.
CAPPER AGAIN TAKES
THE LEAD IN KANSAS
TOPEKA, Kan., Nov. 12. AH counties
In the state, Including Cherokee and
Crawford, reported official vote on gov-
ernor, Capper (rep,) leads Hodges alem.)
by riny-six votes, according to the Htat"
journal table at 2 o'clock today,
The New Salute
Bullets Taken from
Are Shown to Jury
NEW YOltK, Nov. i:.-The trial of the
four men charged with the murder of
Herman Rosenthal moved swiftly today.
Within nn hour after the opening ot court
Assistant District Attorney Moss had
completed his nddress to tho Jury and
four witnesses had taken the stand.
Among these was Dr. Otto SchulUe, tho
coroner's physician, who performed tho
autopsy. Dr. vHchultio produced tho bul
letsnow shapeless bits ot lead which
he had taken from Rosenthal's, brain, and
held them up for the Inspection of the
court, where the defendants could see
Tho four defendants were In various
moods. "Dago Frank" Clroflcl was grin
ning ns Mr. Moss concluded a scath
ing arraignment; "Whltey" Lewis was
restless and belligerent and apparently
took tho prosecutor's words at their full
meaning, while "IWty Ijnle" and "Gyp
the Blood" leaned back In their chairs,
looked around and appeared stolidly in
different to what was going on.
Dr. Otto Schultz, coroner's physician,
who performed, t)) autopsy, produced In
court tlie flntlened bullets 'found. In llos
mithal's head. ' The bullets, Dr. RgiuU
testifled, were In his opinion all ' opiU
Jacob llocht, u wnlter In the Hotel
Mntropolc. testified he heard fdur shots
flrod and saw Rosenthal fall on tho side
walk. Louis Krause, another waiter,
testified that hn saw revolvers In the
hands of four men and saw three of
Krnuso left the stand, walked over to
tho gunmen nnd picked out all hut "Dagu
Frank" hs the three whom ho saw fire.
Ho said he could utif lldentlfy the fourth
mnn heculise the' man's face had been
turned from him.
to Be Sent to Posts
in Alaska Territory
WASHINGTON. Nov. L'.-.More than
4.000 buffalo overcoats which tho govern
ment has preserved for tho last twenty
years or since they were worn by the
troops In tho northwest Indian campaigns
before 1891. are lo bo used by the soldier.!
In Alaska, Last year nearly 300 of Ihe
coats were sold at an average price ot
$34, hut Qunrtennastr General Aleshlro
ot tho nrmy, In bin annual report sub
mitted to Secretary of War Stlmson to
day, recommended that no more be sold.
General Ateshlre reported an nnnual
saving of nbout $00,000 as a result of the
change in the method of Issuing blankots
to enlisted men. Instead of being charged
to the men on their clothing account, tho
blankets now remain the property of the
government, being turned In when the
men leave Ihe service for cleaning and
renovating. Through the samo method
Oeneral Aleshlre figured there would he
considerable saving In overcoat accounts.
The report showed the average cost of
mount for the army during the 'last fis
cal year was $H4, ranging from JI2S for
polo ponies to J3W) for draft horses. The
prices paid generally wore higher than
last ear. ' V
Caruso Says He
.' Was Home Night
Woman Was Killed
SALKM, Mass., Nov. 12, Joseph Caruso!
testifying again today In his trial on
the charge of murdering Anna I.oplzzu,
'declared he wan In his home during1 the
Lawrence strike riot In which she. was
killed . and Policeman Benolt wounded.
Caruso also declared he was not a mem
ber of the Industrial Workers of ths
World, though he told the court he hoped
to Join thu organization "as soon as I
Joseph J- Kttor, a defendant with
Caruso, followed him on the stand and
smiled to his friends In the court room
us he left the prisoners' cage, ,
WILL CURE APPENDICITIS
CHICAGO. Nov. 12, Cure of appendicitis
soon will be commonly effected without
an operation, according to Dr. Albert
Abrams of San Francisco, who addressed
the first annual convention of the Amer
ican Association for the Study of
spondylotherapy here today. Dr. Abrams
said the discovery was made by pressing
on n certain vertebrae, which has the
, effect of straightening tne sigmoid nex
ure, a loop in the large Intestine.
BRYAN TO ENTER CABINET?
Believed in Washington Nobraskan
Will Become Secretary of State.
TO ACCEPT MR. WILSON'S OFFER
Commoner Mild to Hold that He I'nn
llent Servo lntere of .Nation In
WnnblnKtn nlMnoe nnd lie In
lilne I'o ii r Years Hence,
iFm ma Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Nov. 12. From sources
very cIofo to William Jennings Bryan,
It was learned today that President-elect
Wllfcon would offer the position of secre
tary of state to Nebraska's leading
statesman and that It would be accepted,
Mr. Bryan does not agree with those
people who want him to remain nuts. do
tho cabinet, ns the "potential proMdent,"
giving the boncfK of his Judgment to
Mr. Wilson, IjUt on the contrary believes
lie can best servo tho Incoming chief ex
ecutive by association with his official
and nn tho premier of the cabinet,
There is another and poislbly even
more potential reason why Mr. Hryul?
r.hould take tho chair of state Im Mr.
Wilson's cabinet nnd that Is Mrr. Bryan
Is tlrvii of having her distinguished bus
bund continuously making n nomad ot
11,5 hnS l'ono lor 'rnn, hi"
HmtitnuqiiR and platform work taking
him from home fo rmonths nt u time.
A pinto In tliu cabinet would glVe him
a measure of rest and would give Mrs,
Brynn the homo life she Iihh longed fur,
but hns been denied because of tho tie
imindH upon Mr. Bryan'. h time, It is
full, therefore, to believe thut the dis
tinguished N'ebrnskau, who has by no
incuif given up hopo thut ho must somo
day bo president, will becomo tho head
of Mr. Wilson's cabinet, with tho hopo
that It tho Wilson administration In suc
cessful he will bo the henuflclary of thut
success In 191G.
Holdup Victim Plays
Dead and Identifies
Man Who Shot Him
KANSAS CITY, Nov. 12,-Threo masked
highwaymen, who held up Joseph Lo
par, a Mexican, near thin cltv recently
hot him when he resisted, thought
'lle wu," aM ny quietly on tho
ground, l'aytng no attention to him, they
lighted a lantern und counted ami divided
the money they had taken from him,
But, Lopaz was not dead nnd when the
robber who was holding the lantern re
moved his mask, Iopat recognized him.
The wounded man wan able to leaye the
hospital yesteraay aim ne immediately
swore out a warrant against the robber,
charging highway robbery and attempted
murder, Tho police expect to arrest the
Wilson Is Gaining
SAN rilANCISCO, Nov. 12,-ltoosevelfs
ptuiullty over Wilson In California was
at 1 o'clock this ufternuon with six
teen precincts mlsn'ng In seven anilities.
Of the missing precincts ten were In
counties which hnd shown apparent Wil
son ' pluralities and six In Hoosevelt
ThV'offlclal count dribbled In slowly,
seventeen counties bcliiR heard from In
The heaviest upset In form was In
Butte county, where the complete official
counts as returned to democratic head
quarters gave Wilson a plurality of tV59,
or an Increase of ,3I for Wilson over
previous figures, wheii ten precincts wero
Colusa complete, as received officially
by democratic headquarters, gavn WJI
son a plurality- of KO, a gain of 170 for
Wilson over the previous unofficial fig
ures for the county complete.
Alva A, Adams Wants
Place in Cabinet
LOH ANGEI.US. Cal.. Nov. 12.-Alva A.
V- .....V- nv..c...W, U.
wants to be secretary ot the Interior Ih
tho new Wilson cabinet, It Is said, una to
this end his friends In Colorado, are
sounding demncratlo leaders In Cali
fornia as to their attitude. In connection
with his candlducy.
Many requests from friends of Mr,
Adams as to the California democratic
sentiment have been received here, set
ting forth Adams' record In connection
with securing Irrigation and conserva
tion laws for the west.
ALL AMERICANS IN
SAFE, CABLES GATES
President of Roberts College Says
Missionaries Are All Right and
Schools Are in Session,
AMERICAN WARSHIPS DEPART
Montana and Tennessee Expect to
Reach Turkey November 30.
SUGGEST AN ARMISTICE
Powers Arc About to Sound Balkan
Allies on Subject.
BULGARIA WILL NOT AGREE
It Will .Not Consider Mnlter I ntll
i Coiicliialou or the llntlle thut
In .No iv ItnnlitK Along the
Tchntnlju I, Inc.
LONDON, Nov. 12. Humors are current
tcdu In Sofia that the Bulgarian army
has captured the line of fortsi nt Tcha
talja In front of Constantinople, accord
ing to a nnvs agejicy dispatch. A Bul
garian column Is said to havo leached
Blylik Chekmedyn on the Sea of Mar
mnsn to tho south of Tchntaljn.
N UW YOUK, Nov. 12.-Cleveland H
Dodge of this city today received tho fol
lowing cablegram from l)r. Gates, presi
dent ot Ilnbcrt college nt Constantinople.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. U.-Tho mis
sionaries nnd colleges at Constantlnoptn
are all right. The city In tranquil. Our
college Is In session us usual. (Signed)
American Cruisers Sail.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12,-The ar
mored cruisers Tennessee nnd Montana
sailed today for Constantinople to safe
guard Amerlcun Interests In war-strlckou
Zest to the trip and Inspiration to the
stokers wns given, It was learned today,
when tho crew of the Montana had bet
the bluejackets of the Tennessco $2,000
that the Montana would arrive at Gib
raltar twelve hours uhend'of tho flagship
When Admiral Austin .M. Knight was
told of the wager he said with a smile
"Let them bet; It's the only fun they will
have between here nnd Glbrnltnr"
. As the cruisers steamed away the bat
tery gave them a farewell salute.
On his nrrlval In the east Admiral
Knight' will tako command ot all the
American warships In Turkish wnlors, It
Is expected that ths cruisers will arrive
at Constantinople, .about November 30.
,Mny SiiBSHst ArnttstlcVi
LONDON, Nov. 12.-H Ih said (hat tho
Eilropenn powers, at, the request ot Tur
key, urn about to found the Balkan allies,
with, thw object of arranging an armistice.
Bulgaria Is not likely to nccedo to nn
Atmlstlco until tho conclusion or tho bnt
tle along tho lines of Tchatnljii. In front
of Constantinople, which Is now being
fought, tho pilnclpnMnove In which only
nwalts tho nrrlval of more heavy slcgo
artillery for tho Bulgarian nrmy.
Around Adrlunoplc tho Bulgars are go
ing through some of tho hardest fighting
of the campaign, Dispatches from their
side today stated that tho Bulgarian
troops suffered heavy losses In the taK-
lug of tho two Turkish forts on Kartal
lopo nnd Pupnztepo, outsldo ot tho fort
ress of Adrlanople. Whenever they wav
ered their officers and priests exhorted
them to go forward ut nny cost. Tho
fort on Pupaztepe was taken only after
heavy reserves had been brought up, so
stubborn was tho Turkish rcslstunco.
It Is oxplalneil by military experts that
these two positions do not form part ot
tho fortifications of tho city of Adrlan
ople, but are sltuntod on hills somo seven
miles outsldo of the advanced fort of
Karaguch. This latter fort was reported
to havo been taken by . tho Bulgarian
troops somo days ago, but slnco then tho
Turks have claimed a repulsp ot tho Bul
garians. The two hills of Kartaltepa
and Pnpaxtepo, however, afford good
starting points for nn advunco toward
tho lino of fortifications.
The British foreign office has Informed
the Unted States embassy hero that few
American citizens remain In tho interior
ot Asia Minor. Evon boforo the request
was received from Washington, stepB had
been taken by British officials and war
ships to protect American citizens re
quiring assistance and those wshlug It
had been received on board British war
ships. The United States embassy has
formully expressed Its thanks to the Brit
A dispatch received from Constantlnoplt
received by the foreign offices says that
bills of health of all vessels leaving the
Turkish capital arc marked, "Cholera pre
vails In Constantinople."
It In stated that the' Bulgarian army
under General Thcodoroff has reached
Tho embassador at London of ono ot
tho great powers In an Interview today
on the International situation, said:
"The governments of tho powers hap
plly remain calm, however excited om
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