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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION II
Evidence of Scratching ot Ballots In States of Washington
and Ohio Heavy Vote Being Polled.
Corrupt IMuciIcch Act Cause Quiet Election In fhrgoii Cities, Though line
WoiKlu-r I Bringing Out Unusually Large VHe Rockefeller Votes
Early ItiHM'velt Gm-s to Oyster I lit y to Cltst Ballot and Thin Ke-
luriM to Washington Heavy Sa
Indications Strong TluK Tan
New York, Nov. 3. The president
and his wife. Secretary Loeb and
several of the president's ataches, ar
rived l Jersey City this morning In
special cars on the.r way to vote at
Oyster Hay. While the president was the 27,uotl plurality, propnesieU Dy
on a tug, passing Manhattan bridge, Haskell, will be materially reduced,
workmen recognizing Roosevelt ( The democratic legislature seems as
shout' "Hurrah for Bryan." sured.
HouHt-vrll smiled, ana snooK nis.
ltwlwrrllcr Scratches Hughes.
New York. Nov. J. Rockefeller
stepped from his carriage In front
of a little tailor shop on Sixth avenue
around the corner from his residence,
this morning, looked about nervously
ami shot Into the shop where the
polling place In his precinct Is local-j
He seemed undecided as ne en-
tered the booth
He voted In a hur-
ry and departed,
A majority of the guessers about
the shop declared he had voted the
straight republican ticket, excepting
. Ilryan Confident.
Lincoln. Neb.. Nov. 3. Our fight
Is won. Await tne veraici wiwi ion
ruienre The reports Indicate
we will carry New York.
Khraska and the other
states." is u-
of.Biyan to the democrats of the,
Country. . J
r... tw.to,1 finrlv nlld WHR
with cheers all along the way from
Falrvlew to the polls, a mile away
Irakrr Is Heased.
Cincinnati. Ohio, Nov. 3. Foraker
got considerable satisfaction out of
voting today. Ho voted early and
was In the booth a long time, evi
Light Early Vote lt INiNlmuI.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 3. Voting Is
light Ln most precincts. There Is
nothing in the general appearance of
the city to Indicate a national elec
tion Is on. The corrupt practices act
li,l Its effect. The weather Is
pleasant and the un Is
Jackson County Vote Heavy.
Medford. Ore.. Nov. 3. Reports
from outside precincts indicate an
unusually heavy vote., rrooaoiy u n,yan here today. W. H. ratillo, n
votes will he cast In Jackson county.1 omber of a large family, says Rry-
1 an has an car for common people.
Salem Votisi Early. Karly this morning the vote In the
Salem, ore., Nov. 3. The weather vrous precincts Indicates a demo
Is perfect. The Indications are that crntc victory. It is estimated that
the vote will he the largest ever I rtryan will carry the county by 100
polled In n national election in m"":
city. H Is progressing i" ,) '
to the corrupt practice act, passed
at the June election.
An aureenicnt was iiiiuie neine.u
the chairmen of the domocratc and t),s rotinty will be close, but re
republlsaiiH that the act would beIlnt.(! f,.om (,,, outside Indicate that
eoinnllod with, consequently for the' (dp jj(a0 will be republican bv 7000.
rirst time In years, carriages and oth-
er conveyances are not being furnlnh-.
ed to bring voters to the polls. With-j
In an hour after the polls opened a,
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quarter of tne vie nau oeeo m.-,. i
Heavy Vote lit Rosebuig.
Koseburgt Ore., .Nov. a. nin;n weather prevails and a nenvy
sunshine Is bringing out a full force vote I" expected this afternoon.
of voters. Karly Indications are that
the vote w.ll le the heaviest In the' Republican Indications,
history of the city. I Knohoinish, Wash., Nov. 3. The
Ballot Machines nt Oakland.
Oakland, Calir., Nov. 3. A phe
liominally heavy vote Is being cast In
Quiet Election at Rcllinghniii.
Bt lllngliam. Wash., Nov. 3. The
wheels of industry are not stopped
and nobody seems to take any Inter
est. The factories will close this af
ternoon, when heavy voting is expect
ed. No excitement of any kind Is at
tending the early voting which Is ex
The democrats of Whatcom county
concede the election or all repunil-
cans for sheriff nnd one county com-
mlssloner. The rcpublians claim tnoj infr to handle the votes In Pacramen
entlre ticket Is elected by 2500. The to by machines In the Hig precincts
demorats admit a conservative
Jorlty of 468.
Oklahoma Safely Democratic.
Guthrie, Okla., Nov. 3. A heavy
n Francisco lalor Vote for Bryan
Will Curry Montana IJryan
early vote today marked the state's
first oppottunlty to participate In a
national election. Indications point
to the heavy prediction of a heavy
democrnlc victory to be correct, but
Big Vote In Iowa.
Pes Moines, Iowa, Nov. 3. Reports
from all parts of the state Indicate
an unusually heavy vote Is being poll
ed. The weather Is excellent.
Washington Voters ScratelUng.
Seattle, Wash., Nov.. 3. Heavy vot
Ing was started as soon as the polls
mucn scraicning. ii is unuersioou
lnal man repuoncan- w... vulc .u.
the Bryan electors, but the remaln-
der of the ticket will be voted
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j ne nemncrais are cmimios iviiir
The republicans have issued'aged 35. manager or the Amos News
a statement making the same claim.
Weather conditions are perrect.
H(HweVI-l till! Wl l.Mliii-.
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Washington. Nov. 3. After cast. tig
his vote nt Oyster Bay. Roosevelt will !
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return here today anil entertain an
election party at the White House to-j Ing and fired three shots Into her
wi rorelve thp mitedlnody.
r.rc l,ll..tlna from th.. Vol k !
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Among the guests will he Secretar
ies Wright. Metcair. Root, Straus.
Cortelyou, and a number or te pres
ident's Intimate friends. Mrs.
Roosevelt will entertain friends in
the parlor of the White House.
Perfect Weather In New York.
New York, Nov. 3. The weather
throughout the state is perfect. The
Indication Is that the heaviest vote In
years is polled. The voters were outlt'"r!'-
Utah Republicans Confident.
Salt Lake. Utah., Nov. 3. The re-;
iiuhllcans todav are predicting that
'tah will go republican by tha biggest
vole cast in Its history.
Yt hole I amity or Bryan. j
Grants Pass. Nov. 3. Nineteen ,
VO,.g jn 0IU, foully were cast for
Claim Montana for Tnfl.
nunc, jiont.. .ov . netn y vote
la i,ju- polled in mine, mo results
The state will go to Taft. Voting
nincliliiOM are used.
Llghl Vole nt Walla Walla.
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uana uiuiii, .-ov. o. . hkiu oh-
Had been cast ny noon. loeni can
didates are overshadowed by national.
vote Is small and points to a republi
Fine Wcaiher In SXUane.
Spokane, Nov. 3. Fine weather
started the voting ns soon n the polls
opened. A heavy vote Is Indicated.
The republicans claim Spokane
county by 40(10, while bo democrats
claim n victory for Bryan.
Small Vote In Itowfott.
Boston. Mass., Nov. 3. Reports
throughout New Kngland show that
gcod weather prevails. The early
voting Indicates the voting will be
Confusion hi Sacramento.
Sacramento, Calif., Nov. 3. Try-
Is likely to cause a lot of trouble. In
one precinct, 728 votes are to be cast,
meaning one vote every minute for
the full 12 hours during, which the
polls will he open. It Is feared tho
entire vote will not be cant. The line
was nearly a block long at 10 o'clock
I.urgc liryuu Vole.
San Francisco, Nov. 3. Karly
h piu-a show a large Bryan vote will
Ik- cant, particularly where the labor
ing classes reside. Republicans claim
Tart will carry the mate by 40.000
plurality. The democrats claim It by
Columbus, O., Nov. 3. Scratching
Is the reature or the Ohio election.
The voter are taking so Jong It ' la
doubtful whether 'the entire regis
tration can be handled.
HACK TltACK MEN
WORKING AGAINST HUGHES
New York, Nov. 3. Racetrack men
are making a desperate fight on
Hughes. Kight hundred came from
R.alt'moro In 14 special cars and ap
peared at the polls early. They pre
dict Hughes will be burled under a
It Is understood that big racing In
terests have agents working through
out the state, encouraging voters op
posed to Hug.'es to get out early. The
ent.re racing contingent left for Plm-
lico at Rrf this morning.
NURSES OFFER THEIR SKIN
Jlooulani Doctor to Try Grafting on.
Iloouia,.,. Wash., Nov. 3,-Fou,
Ken fair nurses of tl,.. Hoouia.n g. n
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11 tl 1 III J'iI t I I Hi r t'di, II tWIItl lilUlt'U niaic uj a boic niajoi annual
one sciuare Hu h of cuticle to be graft- tlmistlc expressions were made at Re
ed upon the breast or little S-year-"ld 1 publican headquarters. Both sides
Hilda Scanlon, who was severely
scalded last August.
Thirty inches or skin will be re
quired to complete the grafting op
eration, and Dr. Wells, who Is in
j charge or the case, states that more
man sunicient cuiicie nas Deen vol
FOR UNREQUITED LOVE.
Seattle, Nov., 3. Ciaxed , because
his love was unreturned, Bancroft.
company, today hot and instantly
killed Mrs. Minnie Goodman, aged 34,
and then blew out his own brains.
The tragedy occurred In the lodging
which the woman Is the
landlady and Bancroft a lodger.
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ELECTION RETURN'S i
AT PEOPLES WAREHOUSE
Speelal election returns will be re-
ceived this evening by the People's
Warehouse and during the evening
bulletins w.ll be posted In one of thej
large w innows oi iiihi esiaunsnmeni.
As a result those upon the streets will;
have an opportunity to see the bulle-j Kverett, Wash., Nov. 3. After he
llns as they arrive without having tnK nut two hours, last night. In the
visit the crowded political headquar-!
AND TAKEN PRISONER
Spokane. Wash.. Nov. 3. William
1. 1, ihnson was wounded and captured
by a posse near Thattarey, Wash., at' An were honored today by a joint eel
midnight In a trying fight. He is one 1 ebration, arranged by tho student of
of two who held up a crowd In a
loon at Milan two hours earlier and
stole 15, i
TENNESSEE HUNTERS WOULD 1
HELP TEDDY KILL BEAR tion the Chinese nation's gratitude
j for the reduction of the Boxer in
Wasliington, Nov. 3. Having . demnity and the sending of the Am
learned the Intention of Roosevelt to erlcan fleet on a visit to Chinese wa
hunt bear in the Tennessee mountains ters. One of the greatest athletic cars-cores
of hunters and guides are np-'nivals ever held in China was the fea
plying toda. ror the privilege or ac-jture of the celebration,
company him. The president Is!
,ul-, yjlis ,he work on the annual mes
sage in order to take the planned vn-j
ITIIIIV BOAT SUNK
Washington. Nov. 3. The iron
steamer Washington ran down and
sunk the ferryboat Lackawanna, .iff
Alexandria wharf today, in a dense
fog, . One unknown passenger Is
OF (X)MMERCIAL CLUB.
Tonight tho regular monthly
meeting of the Commercial as
sociation will be held and all
members are requested to be In
attendance. The report of"the
committee appointed to draft
plans for remodelling the asso
ciation will be road this even
ing and acted upon.
Since the last meeting of the
association a month ago the
committee has had many meet
ings and the members have gone
over In detail the plans for re
viving the association. At 5
o'clock this evening another
meeting will be held for the
purpose of agreeing upon a re
port that has been adopted.
Tn view of the Important busi
ness to come before the meet
ing. President Alexander asks
a large attendance.
if ifl IS
Entire State is in Ferment of
Excitement Both Chair
men Claim Victory.
STRUGGLE IN YEARS
Indiana Has Recti Considered Mot
Doubtful Slule in Union All Dur-
lug Campaign Unusually Heavy i
Vote; Being Cast-Governorst.ii);
Fight I Close as Presidential Con
test Liquor Question Adds Un
certainly to the Situation.
IridtunannlfH Iml Vi.v 3 All
llloosierdom Is in a ferment of ex -
leitement todav hii1 th- ifieaieKt nolit -
...- . r.u eurs on m;
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ra i rii'Pi.
Chairman Jackson of the demo -
r.i- mmi,. ti,t
-1 victory Is already assured 'and that I
- ! Bryan and Marshall have carried the!
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admit that the vote will be close.
All during the campaign, Indiana
has been the most doubtful state of
the union, and this uncertainty Is still
hovering over the Issue of today's
electlon. An unusually heavy vote
was cast all over the state this morn-1
The governorship fight is quite as
close as the contest between Taft and!
Bryan. The liquor question has add
ed to th uncertainty of the situation.
It. Is Jurally. admitted that the
republican party has regained some
or its lost ground during the last j
week of the campaign, but It mayi
not be sufricient to overcome the
democratic wave that swept over the
state early ;n the struggle.
Vice President Fairbanks claims
that Taft will have 30.000 plurality.
TWO ALASKA PAPERS
HAVE CHANGED HANDS
Dawson, Nov. 3. Dawson News and
World, two papers, have been sold by
Richard Roediger and William Mcln-
tyre, their founders, to a syndicate of
j 1X)VND GUILTY OF
MURDER IX SEX)NI) DEGREE
case of J. Henry Jahn,
kill, ng Jessie Price at
accused of i
March 4. convicted him of
In the second degree. The
put in a plea of insanity.
Honor i iicic Mini.
Pekln, Nov. 3. Uncle Sam and Tsi!
sa-!p,.kiM i which hundreds of thou-
minds nartlelnated. The festivities'
marked the 74th birthday of the dow-!
nger empress, and at the same time
demonstrated to the American lega- !
St. Petersburg, Nov. 3. Today was,
the fourteenth anniversary of Czar1
Nicholas" accession to the throne.!
Services were held in all the Greek
orthodox churches of Russia and the
emperor and the royal family attend-'
ed a To Dettm. A parade of troops state early this afternoon Indicated
was the spectacular feature of the that Taft has a small lead over Bry
ci lebration ill St. Petersburg. an. but the result is still highly doubt-
Panama Celebration. j The Independence party vote will
Panama. Nov. 3, Independence likely cut little figure, but the social-
I Pay was celebrated today throughout
(the republic of Panama. High mass
jas celebrated and patriotic oratiousj
i were delivered by the best orators of
.the country. A general holiday oh-1
I tallied and fireworks and explosives;
: were laigely used by
I night crowd.
j Train Kills Deaf Man. Betting was active this morning. It
j Charles (toesinger. an old soldier, ! was Intimated that before noon $"rt".-
was insantly killed at Lebanon, Ore..!uoo had been wagered. The odds fa-
j Thursday night by being struck by a Ivor Taft 5 and S to 1. Most of the
switching train. He had alighted . money Is on the state contest. The
I from a tiatn and was walking down odds slightly favor Hut:hs' re-clee-
the track when the rear end of the tion.
Switching train struck him. throwing'
jhim 30 feet. Deafness prevented him
I hearing the train.
Killed n Mine.
John Haieiumen. n tiniberman In
the Morning initio at Mullan, Idaho,
was Instantly killed Saturday by be
ing struck by a falling rock.
Plea of Injuries.
George Knutson, who was
at Astoria, (ire., by being
by a team that be was driving.
japan expects treaty
with united states
Toklo, Japan,, Nov. 3. That a ror
mal treaty or rrlendship will be writ
ten arter the election In the United
States Is the opinion generally ex
pressed In diplomatic circles today.
The Japanese are evincing much In
terested In the presidential election.
The JIJI Shlmpo, one or the leading
papers oi japan, says touay mat mo
conclusion of a treaty between the,
papers or Japan, says today that tho
two powers Is Imm.nent.
CAUSE DISASTROUS FIRE
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 3. That the
loss of $35,000 In the burning of four
stores in Port Orchard was the result
or dynamiting a safe in the Noyes
grocery store last night by burglars.)
Is the statement made by detectives
today. Shortly berore midnight an
explosion was heard. A few minutes
,ater fire as discovered. Before th
llieuit'ii Hiueu wie l"ur uuilillllg!
SIX INJURED IN
STREET CAR COI.ISSION
1 al1"'- - persons were
1 '"JUI Pu collision oeiween .Maui
i Hon Pireei arm neiievup r mm i pars
this morning. Louis P. Clement
j nt"rnally 'nJured-
The cable car was climbing the
'ei!, 'he eleCtrlc, r couldn't stop
he ,rled to Pasf !" front of U'
was struck and thrown across the
LOST HUNTERS RETURN
HOME IX SAFETY,
Edmon, Wash., Nov. 3. John and
Lewis Baxtrom and Robert McClel-
lana. tne nuniers missing since
urday, and for whom a searching
party has looked, returned this
morning. They went out In a small
boat wltn onl' paddles. A gale
sprung up and they drifted across the
sound to Widby Island, where they
were picked ud by a steamer..
POSITIVE ASSERTIONS OF
VICTORY BEING MADE.
INditlcs I Sole Subect of Discussion
In New York City Chanler Evi
dently Rutinln; Attend of Hughes
SMflal Police Patroling Streets
ami Largvst Election Night ' Crowd
in History Is ICxeeted.
New York, Nov. 3. Claims and
counter-claims marKeu me eany
st nres or election day in New York
i and as the day advances the asser-
Itions or certain victory by both the
democratic and republican party
-'liaders become more confident In
Little business is being transacted
In the metropolis todav and polities is
the sole topic of discussion. Many
big bets have been made, according
to rumor, with Taft and Chanler rul-
Ing as favorites.
Many special police are patroling
the streets and polling places. It Is
fa red that many voters In some of
t!ie congested districts will be dis
f: . :-. . l-.lsed, owing to inability of the
election officials to carry on the bal
1, ting expeditiously under the new
.Chanler is apparently running far
ahead of Hughes in this cit. and a
big Hughes vote up-state will be nec
(ssarv to save the governor from de-
Reports received from over the
lts are casting a heavy vote in some
sections of the city. The socialists
claim lhat Hiliqtiit, the candidate for
congress from the ninth district, is
far ahead and that he will certainly
The police department is preparing
t i handle an unprecedented election
WATCH DEFLECTS mi. LET.
Man's 1Wif. I.es Fortnnw'e. Is
Wounded by the Shooter.
Dutch Flat Station. Cat. The cul
mination of a quarrel over a land deal
between Louis Fuller and J. P. Gar-,
rod took place nt the railroad station I
hero when the latter pulled a revolver j
and fired two shots at the Fallers.
One struck Mrs. Filler and went
through her hip
Tho other pierced , th
her husband's hand and flattened out
on the watch resting over his heart.
n. ij r i .
KepUDl'CanS bay the VOte IS
Light, Democrats Say it is
CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT
HAS GOOD EFFECT.
Vsuui String of Carriages and Autos
Carrying Voters to Polling Places
Conspicuous by Their Absence
Xo Excited Crouds of Spellbinders
.Many Voters Are Being Sworn In
Fine Weather Prevails Through
out the Country Democrats Are
, That the voting will be light
j in Umatilla county is the belief
of the republican managers, ex-
t pressed at i o ciock today.
They 'are predicting a more
than normal republican major-
Ity I nthe country as the result
of the campaign made from
That almost half of the vote
of the city of Pendleton was
cast by noon today is taken by
the democrats to betoken a
heavy vote and the local man-
4- agers declare that they are sur-
prised at the enthusiasm shown
among the voters. They pre-
4 diet big surprises when the re-
suit .of Umatilla county's vote
Pendleton today is experiencing
the quietest election in all Its history.
There are no . excited crowds of
spellbinders. There are no busses or
ha. ks, no automobiles out for voters,
mil the man who waits until the last
minute tonight In the belief that he
will get a free ride will find Hmself
The principal reason for the quie
tude lies In the recent corrupt prac
tices law passed by the people of Or
egon at the last general, election
through which, the old-time practices
used in getting out the vote were
made unlawful, but another reason
U is 'believed will be found in a cer
tain apathy which seemed to be rec
ognized by the republicans this after
noon when they forecasted a light
Half Voted by Xoon.
At 12:30 o'clock this afternoon the
vote and registration in the various
precincts or the city was as follows:
North Pendleton, registered 339,
South Pendleton, registered 32$
voted IS 5.
East Pendleton, registered 229,.
Pendleton, registered 3 1 J, voted'
The comparison of registry with the
vote, however, does not give . one an
exact idea or the ratio of registered
voters who have cast their ballots, as
at both democratic and republican
headquarters scores of men have been
sworn In as legal voters who had fail
ed to register. It Is estimated that
fully 20rt men who neglected to reg
ister will be cared for In this man
ner during the day. At democratic
headquarters this sworn registration
has been very heavy, and the leaders
are jubilant, declaring that it contains
a number of former republicans who
will vote for Bryan at the polls to
Fine weather Is a feature of the
election In Umatilla county today,
and it is said that a comparatively
heavy vote is being polled In the small
towns and country precincts. The
democratic leaders declare that Bry
an enthusiasm is apparent every
where from the returns they have re
ceived. Election rt turns from the countv.
state and nation will bo received by
both parties at their respective head
quarters this evening and arrange
ments have been made by tacli to
take care of great crowds. Special
wires running to each headquarters
will bo supplied by separate opera
tors that there may be no delay in
receiving the returns.
READING ROAD PROVED
TO CONTROL ANTHRACITE.
Philadelphia The domination or
tho hard coal railroads over th an
thracite business was pretty definite
ly established today by testimony In
the suit brought by the government
against the anthracite roads for vio
lation of the Sherman anti-trust act.
Robert J. Montgomery. coil nntoa
agent of th
Reading Coal & Iron
ificl that George p.
Baer. head of
d terniia. s no-
th.- Reiding railway.
d terniia. s tin- pries to be ebarg-
for coal. Tli" admission controverts
allegations of the railroads and
avily fop the government lm