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The Omaha Daily Bee OUR MAGAZINE PAGE will Interest every woman who likes good heart-to-heart talks with other sympathetic women. THE WEATHER. Rain; Colder VOL. XLII NO. 1127. OMAHA, "Wl.DXKSDAY MOKXING, NOVUM U10K J 51, HlJ SIXTKKN I'AUISS. SINOLfcJ COPY TWO CENTS. PREMIER CANALEJAS IS ASSASSINATED BY ALLEGEDJNARCHIST Head of Spanish Cabinet is Shot Down at Door of Ministry of Interior Building. HIS DEATH IS INSTANTANEOUS Four Shots Are Fired, Two of Which Enter Head. ASSASSIN COMMITS SUICIDE He Gave Name of Manuel "Parlinas Querrato Martin. LEADER OF THE ANTI-CLERICALS 1) en a Hntesiiiim Outlined the Policy Which l.fil to llronk Between Vatican and the Siimilsli Gorcrnnicnt. 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 ruiclde. 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 svounds. 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 lead. 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 Prendevgast, 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( Vower. 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 ft-Madrid. 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- JUlt. j The Weather Forecast till 7 p. m. Wednesday: For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity Fair tonight and Wednesday; colder to- ilght. Temperature at Omaha- Hours, Deg, 5 a. m. 41 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 1 p. m... ,. 41 2 p. m . . . 'M 1 M i V ill . 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 hotel. "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 next day. "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 sued." 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, he said. 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. Strikebreakers Attack Strikers; 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 t 1 LA! CORNERSTONE OF REBELS' MONUMENT T-nrth anA Knutl. P.ntn TTnilf-U iw mb. Ull V wwMaa wihhji Dedication of Mcmqi federate BRYAN PRONO ORATION Corporal Tanner Unexpectedly Asked to Deliver Final Message. V 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 south. 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 time Yank." 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 low. 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. William Lorimer 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 Sunday. 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 months ago. 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 States senate. 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. UNpHr oration M fH PxmflF' wJ v... fWrr if ttims&m. smm . 'iw rr -? v,Wt!5Vii a-K s3T3i3 d II H C I iRjmge-v v vr-'' s,-tm m m. m ir'.-w i vliu - BvunM-a r . r . x x t k 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 Prisoner. 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 tho court 1. ( "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 procedure. , "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 guilty." "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 guardsmen. Spraying Throats 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 Rosenthal's Brain 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 them. 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 calibre. 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 tliem fire. 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. Buffalo Overcoats 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 get out." 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 WITHOUT OPERATION 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. torn FOR W0M5N 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 man soon. Wilson Is Gaining in California 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 strongholds. ThV'offlclal count dribbled In slowly, seventeen counties bcliiR heard from In all. 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 missing. 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 CONSTANTINOPLE 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. MAY 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. IM'I.I.KTI.X. 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) GATES. 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 Turkey. 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 ish authorities. 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 Salonlkl. 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 DAFFYDILS Another prize contest for the home-made variety. Come on into the game , again. You can pick 'em as well as any. Prize book worth a dollar to the three best each week. Just wrlto on piece ot paper with name and address and malt to "Daffydll Editor, The Bee. Omaha," Contest starts this week.