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PRICE FIVE CENTS.
LIBERTY HALL SET
SELLER OF MAGIC
STUDENT LIVES ON
FREE FROM GRAFT
85 CENTS A WEEK
TOWNS VOTE TODAY
RICH CITIZEN'S WILL GUARD IN
BANKER FINDS MARKET FOR IV
FRESHMAN GETS FAT ON DIET
PORTLAND. OREGON. MONDAY. DECEMBER 3, 1912.
WOMEN III OREGON
Troops at Sea Give
Cause for Delay.
GARRISONS TO GET RATIONS
Adrianople .and Scutari Will
BULGARIA IS MODERATE
gervia Denies Preparations for Con.
flict With Austria and Euro
pean Situation: Generally Is
LONDON. Dec 1. The signature of
the protocol of the armistice between
the Balkan allies and Turkey which
was expected today, was postponed until
Tuesday, as the Greek delegate has not
received the necessary authority from
It is rumored that in addition to the
Bulgarian troops just landed at De
deaghatch, another large force of Greek
troops from Salonlkl is at sea, and it
-is suggested that Greece may delay
signing the armistice in order to al
low these troops to arrive at their des
tination, which is supposed to be the
Gulf of Saros, in Galllpolls.
Dally Rations Promised.
It Is expected the armistice will ex
tend for about a fortnight if necessary
and cover the whole field of operations.
The difficulty with respect to the be
leaguered garrisons of Adrianople and
Scutari is being surmounted by per-
mining them to receive daily rations
during the armistice.
The plenipotentiaries appear to have
been concerned so far solely in arrang
ing armistice, but the peace conference
is expected to begin Immediately,
probably at Sofia.
Bulgaria la Moderate.
As Bulgaria already has shown
greater forbearance than has been
looked for in waiving her demand for
the surrender of Adrianople, while at
the same time Turkey cannot hope to
obtain better conditions by continuing
the struggle, a strong feeling is enter-
talned that the last shot in the war will
have been fired when the armistice is
There is little doubt that the peace
negotiations will be difficult and pro
The question of holding a European
ambassadorial conference is undecided,
but the international situation Is much
more peaceful. The Servian govern
raent denies the reported preparations
for a conflict with Austria, while the
Austrian press is much less bellicose.
Turkeys Position Favorable.
A Constantinople dispatch to the
Daily Telegraph quotes the Turkish
Foreign Minister as saying that the
protocal of the armistice contains no
statement of general conditions of
peace but merely provides for a mil
itary status quo.
The Minister further declares that
Turkey is In a position to negotiate
favorable terms, because Tchatalja has
been rendered impregnable.
In conclusion he said:
"For the moment only two things are
In view the signature of the protocal
of the armistice and the immediate
commencement of direct communica
tions with the delegates of the Balkan
coalition as to the conditions of peace.
Bulgaria Claims Chief Credit.
"A Brlndisi dispatch to the Telegraph
"The rift between Bulgaria and
' Greece is growing. There Is no parti
tion treaty between the allies and Bul
garia Is trying to magnify the result
of her victories while minimizing those
' of Servla and Greece.
"Bulgaria la now claiming dispro
portionate aggrandizement in the con
quered territory. Ferdinand wjshea
Bulgaria to be as large as Greece and
Servla combined, but his anxiety to
claim the lion's share of spoils puts in
Jeopardy the successful termination of
the war. He kept idle for Is days 60.
000 troops at Salonlkl, while his vic
torious lesions arrived before Tchatalja
too weak to face the lines.
"Waking up rather late to the dan
ger. King Ferdinand asks Greece to
send transports for his Idle troops,
with the double purpose of conjuring
the danger he created, and enhancing
Bulgaria's share. Through a private
representative in Constantinople he
suggests to the Grand Vizier to ask
Bulgaria for an armistice, thereby stop
ping the porte from prosecuting the
negotiations opened with Greece.
Secret Treaty Hampers Servla.
"The Greek and Servian armies lost
no time, though needing rest badly.
The Greeks, after taking Salonlkl.
started for Monastir, the two carrying!
on the war as true allies. But Servla's
hands are tied by a secret anti-Austrian
treaty with Bulgaria. Meantime the
common enemy, knowing that dlssen
tions prevailed. Is not to be found tract
able. The command of the sea by the
Greek fleet prevents the Turks even
now from doing somthing to lessen the
now from doing something t lessen the
The Russian Minister at Belgrade. M.
Hartwlg. U quoted by the correspond
ent of the Dally Telegraph as declar
ing that Russia always has advised
Servla to observe moderation and to
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Leaders of Political Parties Said to
.Have Divided $10,000 in
PHILADELPHIA. Pa, Dec. 1. (Spe
cial.) With the appointment of Ed
ward B. Crane, a wealthy architect, as
superintendent of Independence Hall at
a salary of J 800 a year, the Mayor has
taken a first step to remove this posi
tion from the hands of politicians and
place the hall, all Its records and the
Liberty Bell in the hands of a non
salaried commission of public-spirited
The pickings from the place are sup
posed to have been in the neighbor
hood of 110,000 a year and were sup
posed to have been shared with leaders
of the political organization.
The graft was Investigated and it
was found that a fee of admission was
charged after the place had been closed
for the day. This went into the hands
of others than the City Treasurer. It
was found also that the sale of medals
and mementos from the hall had been
worked to excess, and that supposed
relics from the hall had been manufac
tured and sold at about 500 per cent
profit. - , .
FEDERAL PLANJS ADOPTED
Chemawa Indfan Students Organize
CHEMAWA. Or- Dec L (Special.)
The reorganization of the federal
government of the United States of
Chemawa has been perfected along the
plans that Supervisor GUI. of the In
dian service established last year. The
plans for student self-government as
organized by Supervisor Gill have been
approved by the best-known men and
prominent educators of the unnea
Under the plana the federal gov
Arnmnnt has the -following: officers:
President, vice-president, secretary of
state, attorney-general and chlet jus
tice. The congress at this time consists
of the entire student body and holds
meetings the first Monday night of
each month. The congress has power to
pass laws for the betterment of the stu
dents in social ways and to enforce
discipline in matters where the good of
the students is concerned. No act of
the congress ia a law unless approved
bv the sucerlntendent.
The different dormitories are being
organized and are governed as states,
each dormitory having a governor, sec
retary of state, attorney-general and
chief justice. ,The governor has the
power to appoint officers needed to
carry on the work. The state has au
thority in one building, business be
tween states being settled by federal
Each schoolroom has been organized
as' a city government, electing the dif
ferent city officials under supervision
of the teachers in charge of the grade.
The Indian boys and girls are being
tausrht that city government is espe
cially Important, owing to the fact that
only a few citizens are lnterestea in me
affairs of the city, while all are inter
ested In National affairs, which are
considered of greater consequence.
APPLE SHIPMENTS OVER
Afiiton Fruitgrowers Union Reports
Output of 80 0 Carloads.
WALLA WALLA, Wash- Dec. 1.
(Special.) This week or next will see
the last of the shipments of apples
from the Milton Fruitgrowers' Union,
according to N. W. Mumford. manager,
Average shipments during the season
have been from 10 to 15 carloads a day,
and the apples have gone all over the
United States, some even crossing the
water. Shipments will total about 700
carloads, and, in addition, must be fig
ured 100 carloads of local shipments,
the total output this year being $00
Practically all the fruit this year has
been sold outright, the Milton union
keeping two agents traveling over the
East for this purpose. Only about 60
carloads of the apples are In cold stor
age at the present time, and of the
fruit yet to be shipped most of it has
Manager Mumford believes that the
Milton union will make a better. show
ing In this respect than any other in
the Northwest. The receipts from the
sale of the apples have not been com
puted, as all the figures were not re
ceived. The average price is consider
ably below that of last year, however.
RECALL IS ABANDONED
Effort to Kemore Los Angeles Mayor
Suddenly Given TJp.
LOS ANGELES. "Dec lj The move
ment to bring about the recall of May
or Alexander has been abandoned as
suddenly as It was begun. "
The announcement that no further
signatures would be secured to the re
call petitions was made today, within
24 hours after Fred M. C. Choate, dis
charged deputy. City Prosecutor, with
drew as secretary of the "Citizens'
Good Government Alliance." The "al
liance" was said to have been an or
ganization of prominent citizens who
wanted a new Mayor, but apparently
It went out of existence when Choate
The explanation for the discontinu
ance of the movement was that there
was Insufficient support, although it
was said that the 6000 signatures had
been obtained in the brief period in
which the petitions were circulated.
VESSEL ABANDONED AT SEA
Captain and Crew of SO Rescued by
Steamer in Mid-Ocean.
HALIFAX, N. 8 Dec 1. The steamer
River Meander. New York for Naples,
h.. ahonrinnarf at sea and prob
ably has foundered. Her captain and
crew of SO men were rescued oy tne
steamer Ikbal, which entered Halifax
harbor tonight. '
The River Meander left New York
November 26. She la a British steamer
of 3.SS8 tons, and was formerly named
the Barulstan. Captain McGregor com
manded the vessel. '
Harsh Measures Obsta
cle to Peace.,
MEXICAN URGES MODERATION
Policy Advised by New Minis
ter of Interior.
RURALES TO TAKE' FIELD
Number of Engagements Reported
. Throughout Mexico Is Decreas
ing Orozco Reappears Af-
ter Long Illness.
MEXICO CITY, Dec. 1. Convinced
that numerous bands of rebels in the
states of Durango. coahulla and South
ern Calhuahua are continuing their op
erations merely because they believe
surrender would mean summary execu
tion under the suspension of guaran
tees, Rafael Hernandez, the new Min
ister of the Interior, announced today
that he would attempt to gain for them
a promise of amnesty. '
Chehe Campos and Benjamin Ar
guado, officers in Orozco's organiza
tion, are the chief rebel leaders in
these districts, and several engage
ments were fouifht last w.eek, the Gov
ernment as usual announcing vic
tories. These, and allied leaders, have
been making successful raids on small
outposts, managing- for the most part
to evade encounters with superior
forces. The rich country virtually is at
their mercy and the Federal forces are
able to accomplish little more than gar
rison the larger towns.
Ruralea To Attempt Pursuit.
Minister Hernandez is confident the
Rurales, who report to his department,
will be able to operate more effectively
than thn regular troops and with this
object In view, he has conferred with
General de la Vega, Commander in
Chief of the Rurale guard. Hernandez
has issued a general order to the Ru
rales to commandeer horses 'when
needed, giving receipts to the owners
and notifying the Government.
The Rurales have complained that
frequently they are unable to follow
the insurrectos because of wornout
mounts. It -is believed this will pre
vent the rebels from-obtaining horses
and will assure the owners of payment.
Orozco Is Recuperated.
Out of the mass of rumors as to ffie
whereabouts of General Orozco, that
most credited is the report that he
has reappeared at the head of some
hundreds of men east of Ojinaga, in
the state of Chihuahua, after recuperat
ing from .a serious illness. '
The Government professes satisfac
tion at the Improvement in the general
situation. ' In the state of Oaxaca some
diminution of activity Is apparent, as
the result of a campaign of destruc
tion and summary executions.
Throughout the Republic the number
of engagements reported has decreased.
Only five were reported today. In one
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A WOED TO THE WISE.
(Christmas Shopping) f SV? hMj W
Investors Also Get Black Cat's Ear,
Price $2 5, Warranted to Pos
sess Power to Conjure.
CHICAGO. Dee. 1. George A. Pu-
pausky, a Polish banker-conjurer, re
cently released from the House of Cor
rection, where he was sent by Judge
Landls to serve a six-month's sentence
for selling invisibility ointments and
love charnis, was arrested again to
night. Pupausky sold Anton Loko
rltz, a fellow countryman, a black cat's
ear to make him invisible. Lokorits
gladly paid 325 for the charm, and put
the ear, according to directions, In his
left waistcoat pocket.
Confident in his invisibility. Loko
rits then entered a' saloon with the
proprietor- of which .he was not on
friendly terms. Making sure the charm
was-ln place, he stepped behind the bar
and began to help himself to bottled
goods. The barender Immediately fell
on Lokoritz and hutled him into the
"Why, you can't ee me. How did
you know I was there?" exclaimed Lo
forltz, in bewilderment.
"I saw you all right. Keep out of
there," admonished the bartender.
Lokowitz went 'to Pupausky's house,
thinking something must be amiss. He
did not see the conjurer, but was met
by a woman who heard his complain.
"The trouble is," she said, "that- you
should have had a magic bean. The
cat's ear is no good without 'the bean."
Lokowitz bought a bean and returned
to the saloon. No one noticed him and
he thought that this time he had the
right magic. He went behind the bar
again, but was described without diffi
culty by the bartender, who ejected Lo
koritz more energetically than before.
Another purchaser of a black cat's
ear is sought by the police to testify
against the conjurer.- This man bought
a ' black cat's ear and was run over
soon after by an automobilist. The
man did not make a complaint, bis
friends said, because he was invisible
and could not blame the chauffeur for
not seeing him.
MINERS CHANGE TACTICS
Britons Find Destruction of Machin
ery Proves to Be Boomerang.
CHICAGO, Dec 1. Robert Smllie,
president of the British Coal Miners'
Federation, made an address today at
the Chicago Federation of Labor, in
which he declared the nationalization
of the coal mines and railroads of
Great Britain was now. the object . of
English labor unions. - --
"The coal strike and the railroad
strike taught us that, though we might
put the machinery of the United States
Government out of business, it was our
wives and children who suffered," he
said. "We have decided to change our
tactics and work to have the control
of National necessities taken out of the
bands of private Individuals.
BULGARS ASK $250,000,000
Turks May Retain Adrianople if
Large Indemnity Is Paid. '
LONDON, Dec L-The terms of the
armistice, according to the Constanti
nople correspondent of the Standard,
provide . that the armies shall remain
in their present position and cease en
trenching, reinforcing or bringing up
ammunition. Adrianople and Scutari
shall not be evacuated, but their garri
sons shall receive rations dally suffi
cient for one day.
Bulgaria, the correspondent adds, is
willing that Adrianople shall remain
Turkish, providing Turkey will pay an
indemnity of 3250,000,000.
Washington Fills With
EARLY SHOPPING POPULAR
All . Classes Represented in
Lineup of Appetites.
WILSON LUCKY HE'S AWAY
Immediate Concern Felt Over Action
to Be Taken on Taft's Appoint
mentsMore Removals to -Be
BY SUMNER CURTIS.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1. (Special.)
A political Rip Van Winkle, awakening
in the National Capital tonight, would
be, as likely to mix his dates as the
original anti-insomnia exponent. For
all the world It looks and feels more
like March S than the 1st of December.
Everybody is talking mostly about
the glad Democratic season when the
orchards will be radiant with succulent
fruit. Here and there somebdy recalls
the fact that there Is to be a short
period of legislation under the old re
gime and timorously suggests things
that may be done or attempted while
the RepubUcan light flickers. But this
arouses no great Interest at least
among the faithful who are arriving In
force and looking forward to March 4
with the same emotions that the aver
age small boy has at this time with re
spect to Christmas.
- Democrats Form for .Rusk.
The Democrats are setting a fine ex
ample in encouraging the "Do-your-
shopplng-early" campaign. There will
be nothing to pry loose from the Re
publican grip for at least 93 days, but
the bargain counter . attractions are
luring and the line for the opening
rush is being formed. The ensemble
of early shoppers, augmented with
every incoming train ;throughotjt . the
day, 'Is representative of all classes
from;, those to whom a Cabinet port
folio or an Ambassadorial post looks
none too large down the scale to the
modest fellows who only want post-
masterships or even messenger jobs In
the houses of Congress.
The boys with the broad-brimmed
hats and expansive shirt bosoms and
the chewers cf "natural leaf" are in
evidence around the American plan
hotels In the lower Pennsylvania ave
nue section, while up town tonight
there may be found groups of sartor'
ially perfect persons from the metropol
itan sections who usually arrive ia
convention cities just before nomina
tlons are made and get .badly mussed
up before the backwoods bunch of
Jacksonlan worthies in homespun get
through with them.
Advance Guard Is Patient.
There were enough of these gentle
folk'ln one group at an up-town hotel
to underwrite a subway project or
take over any bond issue a' kind Gov-
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Youth, Working Way Through Col
lege, Thrives on Skimmed) Milk,
Stale Bread and- Vegetables.
ITHACA. N. Y Dec. 1. (Special.)
Living on 85 cents a week is agreeing
with Raymond Prior Sanford, of War
wick. N. Y freshman in the Cornell
Agricultural School, who is working
his way through college. He reported
today that during four weeks of such
diet, in spite of hard study, he had
gained three and two-thirds pounds In
weight. He is 21 years old.
"My food," he said, "consists of but
termilk, 3 cents a quart; skimmed milk,
3 cents a quart; stale bread, 3 cents a
loaf; peanut butter, 10 pounds for
31.50.; raisins, three pounds for 25
cents;" lentils, 10 cents a pound; raw
cabbage, onions, peppers, rice,' oatmeal
and what apples I am permitted to
gather from the agricultural farm," he
said today. "I like meat, but I cannot
afford it, and professors of home eco
nomics say I do not need it to do my
"From October 1 to October 28, I
gained three and two-thirds pounds in
weight, living on 85 cents a week. One
week my food cost 33 cents."
FRAYNE, AERONAUT, KILLED
Three Thousand Persons See Airman
. Fall 2000 Feet.
' JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 1.
Richard Frayne, an aeronaut of Lowell,
Mass., fell 2000 feet here this after
noon and was instantly killed.
Three thousand persons witnessed
The -aeronaut was thrown from his
seat in the parachute immediately
after he cut loose from the balloon.
With Jack Crosby, his companion.
Frayne ascended at the Tri-County
Fair here. Both men had Individual
parachutes attached to the balloon.
Crosby severed his parachute form
the balloon first, a moment later see
ing Frayne's body dash past him. Wit
nesses of the tragedy say that Frayne's
parachute opened successfully. It Is
believed his fall was due to his failure
to place his harnis In the safety wrist
lets, the momentary halting of descent
upon the opening of the parachute
hurling him from his seat.
JAPAN'S CABINET AT OUTS
War Minister Insists on Increase of
Forces in Corea.
TOKIO, Dec. 1. A Cabinet crisis has
arisen over the refusal of the Minister
of War, Lieutenant-General Uyehera, to
accept a Cabinet decision rejecting the
scheme for increasing the military
forces in Corea.
After several extraordinary sittings
Premier Salnonji Informed the War
Minister that the Cabinet adhered to
Its position. General Uyehera indicat
ed his decision to resign.
It is doubtful whether the Emperor
will accept the resignation.
t The press and the general public sup
port the Cabinet. Lieutenant-General
Uyehera was appointed Minister of War
April 3, 1912, to succeed General Isho
moe, whose death occurred the previous
PICKPOCKET IS HANDLESS
Thief Caught Working With Suction
Device on Arm Stumps.
- PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Dec. 1. (Spe
cial.) Patsy Wendell, 21 years old, was
sent to the County Prison today for
six months. Patsy is a handless thief,
whose specialty is picking pockets.
Last night he was caught In the crowds
along Broad street, deftly shoving the
stump of his arm into the pockets of
men and the handbags Of fashionably
He had a rubber suction device at
tached to his mouth which appeared as
though he was vending toy balloons
and with the tube running into the
arm stumps. He is an old offender.
Three wallets, 330 and two mesh bags
were found In his coat.
NEW , TREATY BEING MADE
Sulzer Says There Will Be No Back
ward Step on Passport Issue.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 1. Chairman
Sulzer, of the -foreign affairs commit-
iee of the House and Governor-elect
of New York, in a statement here to
day, said that a new treaty with Rus
sia was being negotiated and that the
United States would "take no step
backward" on the question of discrim
ination against American passports.
Mr. Sulzer. continued:
"No treaty will meet the approval of
Congress unless all passports are rec
ognized, regardless of race or re
ligion, and unless the doctrine of ex
patriation is recognized by the con
WOMEN T0G0 TO POLLS
Massachusetts Law Permits Votes
Only for School Board Candidates.
BOSTON. Dec 1. Women will take
a prominent part In this month's city
elections in Massachusetts. More women
probably will go to the polls than -ever
before, although the law permits them
to vote only for School Board candi
dates. The present registration is
nearly double that of former years.
Fourteen Massachusetts cities will
bold their elections on Tuesday of this
week, 15 will elect a week later and
two on December 17. Boston's election
will be held in January.
First Use of-Franchise
ONE OF FAIR SEX CANDIDATE
Mrs. Kate L. Newton Would Be
Oregon City's Mayor.
NEWPORT CAMPAIGN WARM
Suffragists Show Great Activity In
Lincoln County Town in Behalf
of Effort to Put Saloons
A large number of women in several
Oregon towns will cast their first bal
lots today and Tuesday. City elections
are scheduled, and Indications are that
feminine votes will be much in evi
dence. At Oregon City not only will the
women vote, but they will have oppor
tunity to vote for one of their own sex
for Mayor if they choose to do so. Mrs.
Kate L. Newton is the candidate in
question. Her opponent is Linn E.
Jones. A Treasurer and a Council also
will be chosen.
In Tillamook women took an active
part in the mass nominating conven
tion a week ago, and are expected to
turn .out in force to vote today. The
contending candidates for Mayor are
H. T. Botts, candidate of the temper
ance people, and Mayor J. R. Harter.
Grants Pass Women Interested.
Grants Pass, which has been a suf
frage stronghold, is expected to turn
out a large number ot feminine voters
today. Women have taken an exceed
ingly keen Interest in the preliminary
At Bend, where Mayor George Palmer
Putnam Is running for re-election
against Charles Boyd and S. C. Cald
well, and where election will be held
Tuesday, the contest Is keen. Mrs.
Putnam, who has been visiting rela
tives in the Atlantic States, cut short
her visit when she learned that suf
frage would take effect in Oregon at
once, and made a flying trip across the
continent in order to vote for her hus
band and to counsel her women friends
to do likewise. Bend voters also will
choose three Councilmen.
Albany will not elect a Mayor at to
day's election. Three Councilmen are
to be chosen, but there are no contests,
and the count is therefore expected to
be somewhat tame, aside from Interest
in the women voters' debut. John H.
Simpson is a candidate for re-election
to the Council from the First ward,
and Fred T. Blount and R. A. Smith are
the nominees in the Second and Third
wards respectively. A new charter and
a bicycle ordinance are to be voted on.
Aurora Has Slnsle Ticket.
Junction City and Aurora are two
other Willamette Valley towns whose
women voters have manifested much
Interest In public affairs, and are ex
pected to appear in force at the polls
today. At Aurora there is but one
ticket in the field. It contains the
names of H. 1. Bents for Councilman
and A. M. Fry for Treasurer.
A red hot campaign will come to a
close with Tuesday's election at New
port. Here the liquor question is the
Issue, and women have taken an active
part on behalf of the "drys."
CAMPAIGN IS WARMING IP
Three-Cornered Mayoralty Fight at
Grants Pass Stirs Voters.
GRANTS PASS, Or, Dec 1. (Spe
cial.) The municipal campaign that
has been waged in various wards of
the city by the three candidates for
Mayor is growing warmer as the time
approaches for the voters to cast their
Besides the ward meetings others
have been held in the opera-house to
standing room only. Large circulars
appeared on streets yesterday showing
how the city had been economical dur
ing the last year and had saved saveral
thousand dollars. Tonight flaming cir
culars contradicting the statement were
being thrown about The authors of
the circulars forgot to attach their
names, and It is said this is a direct
violation of the corrupt practices act.
- R. G.' Smith, the present Mayor, has
virtually made all of his campaign, and
Is resting upon last year's record for
re-election. C. L. Hobart is backed by
the business element and numerous
friends who have faith In his ability
to unite political factions. T. F, Hanley
is making his campaign upon what his
friends have promised. He starts in
his race with a,sol!d vote from the So
cialists, who have indorsed him.
LIQUOR IS" ELECTION ISSUE
Women. Taking Active Part In Cam
paign in Tillamook.
TILLAMOOK, Or.. Dec 1. (Special.)
Tillamook expects an exalting city
election tomorrow because of the activ
ity 'of the women. The temperance
people brought out H. T. Botts In oppo
sition to Mayor J. R. Harter. and, al
though Harter is not classed with the
"wet" element, the "drys" are backing
Miss Myrtle Mills, who was nomi
nated for Treasurer, declined to make
the race, notwithstanding she had no
opposition. The "wets" have placed
candidates in the First, Fourth and
Fifth Wards in opposition to the caucus