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ELECTION RESULT IN DOUBT
Race Close in California, Minnesota and North Da
kota-West Virginia and New Mexico Republican
—Electoral Vote is Wilson, 251; Hughes, 247.
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OFFICIAL »IR SC TO RT OF FALLS CITY
H. J. Griffin, Mayor.
R. M. Wonderly, Counctlman-at- Largo
0. W. Brantnar.
George C. March.
C. J. Bradley.
I. G. Singleton.
C. L. Hopkins,
C. R. McPherran. Auditor and Fallen l
Walter L. Tooaa Jr., City Attorney.
Pat Murphy, Marahal and Watar Snpt.
M. L. Thompson. Treasurer
Dr. F. M. Hell wart h Health Offlear,
The Council meets in regular session on the Aral
Monday night of each month, at 7 Si o'clock, la
the office of the Falla City Naira.
P H Y S IC IA N
F. M. HELLWARTH
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Office one door east o f P. O
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Agent lor Dalla* Steam Laoadry
Bu ndles forwarded Tuesday evening
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Passenger Train Schedule
E ffective Oct. 4,1914
Salem . . . 7:00 9.45
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Falls City. 8.50 11.35
Falls City. 9.30 1.25
Dallaa. . . 10.10 2.00
Salem . . . 11.01 3.15
C. P o w i r s , A q r k t
New York, Nov. 8. — *At midnight
returns, such as were complete, or ao
far complete as to be regarded aa in
dicative, gave President Wilson -61
votes in the electoral college: Hughes
247 and left 33 votes doubtful in four
states. It requires 266 votes to elect
Although California still showed a
lead for the President and his cam
paign managers were claiming it, the
President's plurality was only 4470,
with 670 precincts missing of a total
o f 5347.
In Minnesota, too, the Wilson lead,
which was as high as 10,000 early in
the day, steadily decreased as the vote
from the rural districts came in. Dur
ing the evening Hughes took the lead
with a small margin and then the
President shot ahead again, but with
less than 1000 vtoes. The Republican
managers claimed the state on the
Idaho was estimated for the Wilson
column with a m ajority o f 10,000.
Kansas, while incomplete, with a
little more than two-thirds o f the dis
tricts reported, showed President W il
son leading with more than 27,000.
Washington, a little more than half
IN WASHINGTON STATE
reported, was givin g the President a
lead o f 7000.
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 9.— Prsident
New Mexico at a late hour, with re
W ilson’s plurality
turns from a little more than half the
precincts in, gave Hughes a lead of jumped above the 10,000 mark early
today when returns were j received
West Virginia, more than two-thirds from counties which previously had
complete, was showing Hughes a ma been meagerly reported and which
jority of more then 2500.
North Da went strongly for the President. With
kota was close, two-thirds complete, less than 500 precincts to be reported,
showing a Hughes m ajority o f less all widely scattered. President W il
son was leading Mr. Hughes by a mar
The result may depend on tw o or gin o f 10,748 votes, with every indica-
\ tion that complete returns would send
W ilson’s present total o f 251 would his plurality above 12,000.
be increased to above the necessary 266
Returns from 1920 precincts o f 2385
i f he won California or Minnesota and : give Hughes 141,402; Wilson. 152,150.
either one o f the two smaller states of
Governor Ernest Lister, Democrat,
New Mexico or North Dakota, unless apparently w ill defeat Henry McBride,
he should lose one vote in Washington, | Republican, for governor, by more
owing to the death o f an elector there, j than 10,000 votes.
W ith 1892 pre-
in which event Minnesota and New | cincts o f 2385 in the state reported
Mexico would not be enough.
Governor Lister was leading by 9429
Returns from 1892 precincts give
CONTROL OF HOUSE IS CLOSE;
I for governor, McBride, 131,451; Lis
DEMOCRATS LEAD IN SENATE ter, 140,880.
Senator Miles Poindexter, Republi
N ew York, Nov. 9— Although the
can, who was re-elected, w ill have the
Democrats have assurance o f control
largest plurality o f any o f the candi
of the senate by a working majority,
dates on any ticket. W ith nearly 600
control o f the house was still in doubt
precincts yet to be reported. Senator
at an early hour today. The Demo
Poindexter’s lead over George Turner,
crats had made slight gains however
Democrat, was more than 43,000, and
in the late returns in Montana and
it is probable that his plurality on the
Kansas. A t 1 o ’clock 208 Democrats,
final returns w ill exceed 50,000.
198 Republicans, 2 Progressives, 1 So
Returns from 1807 precincts give
cialist and 1 Independent had been
Senator Poindexter 151,446; Turner,
elected, with 25 congressional districts
yet to be heard from.
Four Republicans were elected to
did not give up hope o f winning con
congress. Dill. Democrat, was re-
| elected in the F ifth district.
The situation in the house at this
A ll the nine in itiative and referen
hour is so indefinite that it is impossi
dum measures and the amednments to
ble to declare whether the Democrats
the constitution requiring a property
w ill maintain control. I f they do it is
qualificaiton fo r voters on indebtedness
certain to be by a greatly reduced
were beaten overwhelmingly.
margin and one that w ill scarcely give measures were opposed by the labor
a good working majority. In fact, un
unions and allied organizations.
less Democratic gains are made in the
The state legislature has an even
districts yet undecided, independent
larger Republican m ajority than the
minority members might seriously in
legisature elected two years ago.
terfere with the re-election o f Speaker
Clark and the organization o f import
E le c to r a l V o t e 1912 and 1916.
B A R K E R SHOPS
HUGHES MAY GET ONE VOTE.
Tacoma, Wash.. Nov. 8.— There ap
pears to be a poeaibility that, although
President Wilson haa carried Washing
ton, Hughes may get one of the seven
electoral votea o f Washington.
The death o f A. Stream, a Demo
cratic elector, shortly liefore election
and the substitution o f E. M. Connor
as elector came so late that in many
counties the name o f Stream, rather
than Connor, appeared on the ballot.
It is said that thousands o f voters
voted, for Stream, and that these votea
county district over ljdTerty, Indepen will be invalid, and the difference may
be sufficient, according to local Repub
dent, and Jeffrey, Democrat.
State officers, all Republicans, have licans, to give one Republican elector
been elected as follow s: Secretary of a plurality.
state, Ben W. O lcott; justice o f the
Supreme court, George H. Burnett and
IDAHO IS WILSON BY 13,262.
Frank A. Moore; dairy and food com
Boise, Ida., Nov. 9.—-At 1:30 o'clock
missioner, John D. Mickle;
this morning 662 o f the 743 precincts
service commissoiners, H. H. Corey
in Idaho gave Wilson 69,467 votes
I and Fred G. Buchtel.
against 46.206 for Hughes, a plurality
The "bone-dry” or absolute prohibi
o f 213,262 for Wilson.
tion bill w ill lose by a comparatively
The race for governor w ill have to
narrow margin. The measure will run
be settled by official count, for A lex
behind in Multnomah county by 10,000
ander, Democrat, has now a load of
or 11,000, and carry in the state out
side by 7000 or 8000. It w ill lose the
against 51,221 for Davis, Republican.
general election if the present ratio is
maintained by 2000 to 3000 votes.
GUARD IS FOR HUGHES.
Measures carried— Single item veto;
ship tax exemption; repeal Sunday
Incomplete returns from National
closing law; rural credits; tax lim ita Ousrdsmen on the border from Kansas.
Delaware. Pennsylvania and Iowa give
liughes 41**. Wilson 31*0.
Measures defeated — Single tax;
EL PASO. Tea., Nov. 7.— Pennaylvanta
Pendleton normal school; brewers’
troops tn the field give total for Pres
bill; bone-dry bill.
ident: Hughes. 3133; Wilson. 303t. This
Measures in doubt— Anti-compulsory Is the final official total. For Senator:
vaccination; Negro suffrage amend Knox. 1*06; Orvls. 0(4.
Massachusetts troops In the field give,
for President. Hughee 1*. Wilson 40;
for United States Senatllr. Lodge 30.
Kltigerald 3». This completes the vote.
WILSON AND LISTER LEADING
OREGON GOES REPUBLICAN
FROM TOP TO BOTTOM
Portland, Nov. 9.— Oregon’ s five
electoral votes w ill go to Charles E.
Hughes. He w ill carry the state over Alabama....................
President Wilson by a plurality o f ap A rizona.....................
proximately 7500 votes.
The figure California..................
may be as high as 8000, but not more. Colorado....................
Returns from every county in the Connecticut...............
state, excepting Harney county, give Florida......................
Hughes a lead o f 6272.
The present j Idaho........................
figures are: Huhges, 105,898; W il Illinois.......................
These returns represent approxi Kansan......................
mately 93 per cent o f the vote cast. Louisiana...................
The missing precincts are in the out Maine
lying districts o f the state, including Maryland...................
M aa Kachu Betta..........
Borne in Multnomah county, and are Michigan...................
not expected to affect the result much ! Mi»
Hughes has carried the outside coun ' Montana....................
ties by a plurality well over 2000 and Nevada.....................
is maintaining his early lead in this j New Jersey...............
Hawley, Republican, fo r representa New York.................
! North Carolina'..........
tive in congress in the Western Ore , North Dakota............
gon district, has been elected over 1 O h io .........................
by a decisive vote, although Weather Pennsylvania.............
ford has carried Linn, his home coun South Carolina...........
ty, and Jackson, which is strongly South Dakota
Republican - Progressive- Utah..........................
Democrat, was re-elected representa ; Virginia....................
tive in congress in the Eastern Oregon Washington .............
district over Barkley, Socialist.
McArthur, Republican, was re-elect
ed representative in the Multnomah
Rail Rates Are Cut.
San Francisco — Additional reduc
tions have been ordered recently by
the State Railroad commission on
freight rates in the state between
local points and the Oregon state line,
in what is kown as the Sacramento
rate case, which w ill mean an annual
saving of $300,000 to shippers.
The case was pressed by the San
Francisco chamber o f commerce, the
Oakland ard Berkeley chambers, and
others, and will mean a big cut in the
rates on all classes of merchandise
which jobbers handle.
-1 »H -
Arabia Torpedoed Without Warning.
London— The Peninsular & Orien
tal line steamship Arabia, en route
from Australia, which was sunk by a
submarine, was torpedoed without
warning, the admiralty
Wednesday. A ll the 437 passengers,
inlcuding 169 women and children,
The steamship Arabia registered
7433 tons gross. She was last report
ed bound from Sydney, N ew South
Wales, September 3<X fo r (London,
sailing from Adelaide on October
DP.OWNSVILLE. Tex . Nov. 7.—The
total vote for the Iowa brigade gives
Wilson 001. Hughes *93.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex.. Nov. 7.—The
vote In the Kansas Signal Corps Com
pany here wee: Wilson, 10; Hughee. ».
For Governor: Capper, 14; Lansdon, 4.
EAGLE PASS. Tex . Nov. 7 —A bat
tery of Kansas Field Artillery gives
Hughes 33 and W ilson 1*.
DEMING, N. M.. Nov. 7.—An unoffi
cial count of the ballots cast by the
First Delaware liealment. encamped
here, gives Wilson 127, Hughes 104.
DEMING, N. M. Nov. 7.—An unoffi
cial count of the ballots cast by the
First Delaware ltcglment, encamped
here, gives Wilson 12?, Hughes 104.
DRYS GAIN IN FOUR STATES.
n o te w o rth y gains In T u e sd a y 's c o n
g rea test
v ic t o r y
M ich iga n , w h ere It le a s s erted on
the retu rn s a t hand tnat all the re
m a in in g wet epots In tnc state have
been e lim in a te d . This includes tbe city
of Detroit, the great Industrial center,
w hich vote« to wipe out the saloons by
a majority of 25.000. Figures are not
available on the rest o f the state. This
puts out of business 320* saloons and
The wet and dry issue was up in eight
staces: Michigan. Montana, California.
Missouri. Nebraska, Florida and South
The prohibition leaders as
serted they were certain to win In
four of these, Michigan, Montana, South
Dakota and Nebraska, with excellent
chances of making gains In the others,
principally Florida and parte of Mis
Montana has 1587 saloons and 19
breweries, which will retire from busi
ness If the early returns are borne out
by the complete vote. South Dakota
has 200 saloons and three breweries,
while Nebraska has 892 saloons, 15
breweries and one distillery. The drys
say they carried In these states.
In Minnesota the wet and dry issue
was- fought out in the Seventh and
Eleventh districts, but the result ts not
known, although the drys seemed con
fident of success and are claiming a
Baltimore defeated prohibition by
26,000 to 30,000 votes, but Frederick
County. Including Frederick City, went
dry. The vote In Havre Degrace, the
big racing center. Is close and both
sides are claiming victory.
In Florida, as in California, the een-
tlment of the vast number of tourlets
was taken Into consideration. Hotel-
keepers and railroads, as well as all
! other concerns and persons dependent
to a large degree on the tourist busi
ness. fought prohibition vigorously,
It would deprive Florida of Its
! chief source of revenue. This haa been
a bitterly fought question for three or
For Florida It has been strictly a
matter of business, for it counts heavily
on the tourist patronage.
nineteen states were dry prior to to
day’s election and In dome of the others
the wet area has been narrowed down
to a few spots which a determined
effort was expected to wipe out. No
returns have yet been received from
Nebraska or Missouri on the results in
those states and South Dakota's result
has been swamped In the field o f mat
ter pertaining to the National result.
Indirectly, the wet and dry Issue was
a factor In Illinois, and the returns In
dicate that the wets have lost their
hold on the Legislature. There Is no
chance that any “ wet" legislation can
he put through, as the Senate stands
in the way. Of the 26 holdover Sen
ators 12 are dry. In nine o f the 26
districts voting today, both democratic
and Republican candidates were dry.
That gave the anti-saloon forces 21
votes, five short of a majority, as a
flyin g start. They easily ran their
list o f Senate adherents up to 30. and
there are Indications tonight that the
dry majority might reach 34 on a show
In Arkansas the electorate voted on
a proposed constitutional amendment
to substitute local option for the ex
isting state-wide prohibition, and In
complete returns Indicate that the
proposition waa overwhelmingly de
St, Louis, In which the name of
Annheuser-Busch Is prominent, gave
an overwhelming majority against the
proposed prohibition amendment. In
other parts of the state It was more
kindly received, but It haa been de
feated, according to the data now
Man Resigns as Citizen.
Chicago — Charles A. Filipiak, one
o f last year’s crop o f new citizens, got
so tired o f receiving campaign litera
ture that he resigned as a citizen Sat
urday. Here is a letter he sent John
W. Rainey, Circuit court clerk:
“ Gentlemen: Please do not annoy
me with your voting circulars, then I
do not vote and kindly accept my re
signation as a citizen. I will always
remain an anarchist.’ ’
It is probable a court will be asked
to set aside F ilip ia k ’i certificate of
m i m o s umilili io a v id i
IKfK.HI BlOCM Dt IN CHICAGO
Chicago Heads o f the operating de
partments of railroad» entering Chi
cago were Tuesday working I noth and
nail to avert a freight blockade which
is threatening because o f an actual car
On the Erie railroad traffic became
ao heavy that freight aollcltora were
transferred from their de|>artments
and sent out aa scout» through each
yard to find every available empty car
for use in moving shipments now on
The freight movement east o f Chi
cago waa more critical than the Weat-
ern, but traffic managers o f the W est
ern roads also anraiunced they were be
ing pushed for ears, due to a steadily
increasing volume o f buaineaa.
On tbe New York Central lines an
official announced that a large force of
men waa taken on to act aa car agents.
They were to find all empty cars, aa
well aa all loaded ones, standing on the
“ W e are sending our men out even
to visit the shipper* personally and to
ask them to make every effort to un
load their cars immediately upon re
ceiving them,” he aaid.
“ The shippers are working with ua
aa much aa possible, but in some ease*
they haven’t facilities to unload the
car» as quickly as we would wish.
“ The railroads charge a demurrage
on standing cars, but this does not
amount to nearly aa much as they
could get by keeping the cars rollin g.”
Austria-Hungary and Germany
Re-establish Kingdom of Poland
Berlin— “ Polish provinces occupied
by troops of the central powers, ” aaya
the Overseas News agency, " w e r e the
scene Tuesday o f a great and momen
tous historic event.
Austria-Hungary, by joint action, pro
claimed Warsaw and l.ublin the king
dom o f Poland, and re-established the
right of the Polish nation to control its
own destinies, to live an independent
national life and to govern itself by
chosen representatives o f the nation.
" A few days ago a Polish delegation
had called upon the lm;>crial Chancel
lor, Dr. von Bothmann-Hollweg.
members were representative Polea of
all classes, all parties, ail ranks o f so
ciety and all creeds.
ted to the German government the
wishes of the Polish nation, which now
have been granted to them.
"Thus the ancient kingdom of Po-"
land, from which in the (mat came
famous rulers like the Jagellonea (a
dynasty founded by Jagello, which
reigned in Poland from 1386 to 1672),
and glorious soldiers like the great
Sobieski (John 111, king o f Poland in
1674-1696) ia now resurrected.
Poles are free from Russian oppres
sion; nq more to be trodden under the
heels o f the Cossacks.
that had been destroyed a century ago
on Russian instigation now is restored.
The rule o f the knout has been abol
ished. Poland has been given back to
Western civilization .”
British Warn Mexico Against Ger
many Getting Aid for Submarines
Mexico C ity— The Mexican govern
ment has been notified by the British
ambassador at Washington of the pres
ence o f German submarines in the Gulf
o f Mexico and has been warned that
the allies w ill take “ drastic measures”
i f the undersea craft receive aid from
Mexican ports or sources. This infor
mation was made public Tuesday night
by Foreign Minister Aguilar, who is
sued the text o f a note received from
the British ambassador through United
States Secretary o f State Lansing and
Charge d ’Affaires Charles B. Parker.
The British note demands a strict
censorship o f the Mexican wireless and
says that any failure to maintain the
Mexican neutrality w ill be attended by
Washington, D. C.— The American
government has informed the de facto
government o f Mexico that precautions
Bhould be taken to prevent any viola
tion o f M exico’s neutrality by opera
tion of belligerent submarines within
its territorial waters or the establish
ment o f a submarine base on the Mex
ican coast. The information was con
veyed, a State department official said,
in a wholly friendly spirit and not at
the suggestion o f any of the entente
Prison R eform er to Tour.
N ew York— Thomas Mott Osborne,
form er warden o f Sing Sing prison,
w ill make a tour o f the United States
in a country-wide campaign for “ pris
on reform and the furtherance o f a
self-governmeut principle in prison
management,” it was announced Tues
day. The campaign w ill be under the
auspices o f the national committee of
Mr. Osborne, it is said, has
given assurance that he will go into
every state o f the Union to explain
the systems that have been introduced
in Sing Sing and Auburn prisons.
Three in Runaway Car Hurt.
San Francisco— A municipal street
car, chased by its motorman and the
superintendent o f the linea, dashed
down a hill fo r five blocks here Tues
day, injuring three persons slightly
and spreading panic among the other
The conductor finally
stopped it by struggling through the
car and operating the hand brakes.
The injured, leaped from the careening
car while men paaaengers tussled with
women to prevent them jumping.
OF CURRENT WEEK
Brief Resume o f General News
Front All Around the Earth.
UNlYtRSAl HAPPENINGS IN A NUTSHEU
Live News Items of All Nations
Pacific Northwest Condensed
for Our Busy Readers.
| Mrs. Dion Houcirault, the British
actress, who haa ap|>earod many timea
on the American stage, died In London
Three men entered the Bromide,
Okla., State bank, lied the cashier to
the door o f the safe and escaped with
$3000, all the money they rouid find.
The U, S. Supreme court haa con
sented to review a decree o f the lower
Federal courts ordering deportation of
35 Hindua from San Francisco, who
were til and likely to become public
A British submarine operating in
the North Sea reports that she fired
tor|>edoes at a German battleship o f
making a hit. The amount o f damage
indicted is not known.
Fire in the Midway district at SL
I’aul, Wednesday destroyed telephone
poles valued at from $6<M>,000 to $700,-
000 belonging to the Valentine-Clark
company. Eight fire companies from
Minneapolis and SL I ’aul fought the
I’roaaer, Wash -August Swanson, a
Horae Heaven farmer Wednesday shot
himself in the head to cure a tooth
ache. His condition ia serious.
bought the revolver four years ago
when he saw a neighbor ill, declaring
that he would never suffer that way.
Ben Hogan, former prizefighter, who
once fought Tom Allen for the heavy
weight championship o f Am erica and
lost, left an estate valued at $68,000.
Hogan, who died several days ago, for
years conducted a aouphouae and lodg
ing place for "dow n and outa” on the
West Side, Chicago.
A French battalion arrived at Kate
rina, Greece, Sunday to occupy the
town. It is believed that the (¡reek
and Venizelista troops w ill depart im
mediately and thus solve the embar
rassing situation which has arisen aa a
result o f the conflict between the roy-
alista and Venizelista.
Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic e x
plorer, arrived in San Francisco Tues
day and w ill take passage for Aus
tralia on his way to the South I’olar
regions to rescue 10 men o f his ship
Shackleton ia Captain Frank Worsley,
o f New Zealand, captain o f the wreck
ed I'olar ship Endurance.
Dashing, uncontrolled, down the ten-
mile grade o f the new I’ortage branch
o f the I’ennsylvania railroad near Hoi-
lidaysburg, I’a., Wednesday, a coal
train o f 60 cars crashed into four light
engines standing near New I’ortage
Four railroad men were
killed, two are missing and three were
Injured, one o f them seriously.
V illa bandits have raptured Torreon
and are carrying on their campaign o f
terror which marked the Villistaa' oc
cupancy o f other cities recently, ac
cording to arrivals at El Faso, Tex.,
Wednesday from the interior.
Torreon merchants, who attempted to
send their goods out o f the city, were
put to death by V illa 's order, the re f
The farew ell g ift o f the women o f
Canada to the Duchess o f ConnaughL
amounting to $52,975, was cabled to
IiOndon Friday. The g ift w ill be ap
plied to the Duchess o f Connaught’s
prisoners o f war fund in compliance
with her request.
The car shortage on the Portland di
vision o f the Southern Pacific company
this week was reported aa 2777, ex
ceeding all previous records since the
situation in Oregon became acute. The
orders on file were 3029, while the
empty cars available were 262.
Steven Zagar, 23 years old, member
o f the private banking firm o f John
Zagar & Co., was shot and probably
wounded fatally by Frank Cviich, a
clerk. Cviich, who was arrested, told
the police that he shot Zagar because
the latter accu se him o f stealing.
The political pot is boiling furiously
in many parts o f Australia as a result
o f the defeat o f the conscription meas
ure In the recent popular referendum.
Prem ier Hughes declined to discuss
the political situation, but intimated
that parliament would meet shortly.
The w ill o f Mrs. Marie Zinsser, o f
New York, bequeaths $10,000 to each
o f her granddaughters, when they
learn the art o f cooking.
L ittle Katherine Doyle, 10 years old,
o f Portland, who ran away from home
to avoid a scolding, was found asleep
under a doorstep, after three days’
A new offensive was opened Friday
against the Austrians by the Italian
forces, the war office announces. Ad
vances have been scored et some
points, and so far 4731 prisoners have