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SERVIA DEFIES AUSTRIA: PRO W PHPIIS GEM EUROPEAN WAR
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WHOLESALE BUTCHERY OF CHRISTIANS
Wnrnliifi Met by Hushing an Army to
Seize Turkish Seaport on Adriatic
Sea Awstrln on War Footlnn ami
Invasion of Scrvla Prolialile.
British Fleet Sails (or Near Eastern
Waters European Conflict Im
pends. LONDON', Nov. II.- Only the most
delicate diplomacy can now avert u
general European wnr, every dipln
unit in l.onilon admitting today that
peace hangs only liv n thread. Wlin
lliitr Great Hriluiii. Franco ami Rus
sia will bo found fighting Germany,
Austria ami Italy within a week i
problematical, hat the worst U fear
'il. ami it seems almost certain now
that tht Munition will ho iculizcd.
ServiaV defiant answer to Auk
trin's note of wanting that it' Sorhi:t
troops occupy part of Albania whic'i
faces the Adriatic sea tln Aw-hlii'i
nrmv will ems tho frontier into Ser
via, Iiiih thrown all Eiitopc into tin
gravcM apprehension in inniiv yeari.
lacking, II In report1)! here tliat Sor
Via answered Hie uolu hy rushing nn
a nny nailer fli'iUMtil Ynnknvitch to
M'io Duruko, a Turkish seaport on
tin Adriatic sea. If it proves true,
it is admitted here by all diplomats
that Austria in certain to carry oat
its threat, ami then Ilia situation
which all Europe has feared since
the Italian war started will lie at
Austria In Prewired
Austria alroailv is on a war footing
nml Ilia annouiici'iaenl that soldier
have Mlarteil an invasion of Servia is
expected hero iitntiioutiiiily, Thiw is
the iiiovo that will throw all Europe
into war. Tho other isiwers, iailitiir
imports hero say, will at ooeo hucoiiio
involved in tlio following erder: Gcr
many will strike at Russia in aid ol
Austria; iih a Russian ally, Franco
will attempt to invade Gcimnny; n
a member of the triple alliance, Italy
will declare, war on France,. Then
(Treat Jlriluin, supporting Russia,
will attempt to destroy the Gcrinitu
nml Italian fleets and send troops t
(Continued on pngo 8.)
NEW YORK, Nov. I). United
States SeiintorH James O'florman ol
,Now York, Intilor Itayner of Mary.
land and .lames ltued of Missouri
went iiuintlnnt'i! hero today or tluoo
possibilities for J'rosidciit-ploet Wil
son's cabinet, Tlio only thing that
stands in llio way of their no'oolipii,
il is naid, is tlui fear'tliat other than
progressiva dmnneruts would lie
elected o fill Iheir seats in Hit) son
ale. I'rcHident'F.leot Wilson wiiiiIh Ken.
alor O'doiiium in IiIh oahinat, hut
t'cairi that if O'Clorinnn ruHhpiH fioin
tlui Hciiato to aceu'iit a portfolio,
Tinnnian.v would eloet William F,
Hhuuhan or hoiiiu oilier oorporatl :i
lawyer to fill iho vaennoy. Tainuiaii,
doininalcH Iho Now York leiHlatuiv
and itrt uhloflaliiK would ho in a por
tion to uiiniu O'floruian'H hiiecussor.
William MoCoiiiIin, tdialriuan df tho
deinooralio national coiiunittee, u
indhmlod that ho will not accept tho
poHliniirttor neiuniilblilp, fearing ho
would ho (tliiii'Keil witli uhIiik that
poHlfiou to Iniild up the domoorulin
IN HIS CABINET
4 KINGS PLAN CARNIVAL OF
OF ST. SOPHIA
Czar Ferdinand and Balkan Mon
nrchs to Restore Christianity at
Constantinople ami Observe Mass
In Famous Mosque.
Bulnarla Announces That Neither In
tervention or Coercion Will Be Tol
eratedBalkans to Keep Turkey.
SOFIA, Nov. II. -SarpiisMiiK in so.
Inutility and Miiificance any event
in the history of Karope in the hint
fiOO ycaM, (V.ai Fctdiiiaud of llnl-
Caria plan to cud the Turkish war
with nn entry in force into Constan
tinople. Announcement was inatle
here today that Kinit I'cler of Servii.,
Kim: flcoivt' of tlrcecc ami Kin
Nickolas of .MonteiH'ni'u have accci!
ed hin invitation to iiNist in the
final downfall of Khun, which will lie
celebrated with solemn mass in the
Mosque of .St. Sophia.
Determined to shine in history an
Iho CharleinaKiie oT tho twentieth
century, Ferdinand him set Jiis henit
on rcoriiiL' to Chrisliauitv tlio itii
die of the faith in the eatmii Uoiiia'i
I'inplrcr w1i1ch"!iiw pUirur the
pmyerx of tho .Mohammedan siueo
Islam overran southern F.uropo ill
the fifteenth century- It is indicated
that, whether liulj;aria lotnius Cou
stanliiiople or not, Czar Ferdinand
will insist that a part of the final
a rra linemen t with the jsiwers he a
stipulation that the cross be raised
over St. Sopliln.
The dale of the entry of the four
Christian kins into Constantinople
is not yet set, hut it is not expected
that it will he accomplished until
Turkey's power in filially broken.
ludicatini; that Mnlaria intends to
stand firmly for her rights in tho
final settlement of the sultan's em
pire, Premier GucM'hoff UMied today
a statement as follews:
"J am (.'ratified that the powers
admit the impossibility of restoring
the status pu in the Ualkaus and
njjrco that Furopean Turkey must !
divided umoiic (lie Italkau state. We
will not consent to intervention he
fore tho war is ended, and will not
submit to coercion at any point. Wo
will proleet the financial interests of
tho iMiwers and are resolved also to
remain friendly witli Austria mid
GETS $40,000 FOR
TACOMA, Wn., Nov. 0. -Miss Nil
lio iStorlo and her bubo have wv
awarded a verdict of $10,000 from
Fred C. Ilojjan, a wealthy Spencor
villc, Ontario oarriiin uianufacturei'
by n federal court jury, which amount
is tlio largest on record in siml'nr
cases of breach of promise. Tlio i'uso
will likely be appealed.
SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 0. With
u dozen varying computatious of the
election in California, and thu only
thing certain that all aro wrong, tho
question of whether Thoodoro ltooso
veil or Woodrow Wilson has carrlnd
tlio slate is today as uiuoli of u p-,r:-zlo
iih when tlio polls closed Tucbday,
Tho edge seems to ho with lloosovelt,
it survey of all tho counts iudionthtg
that lin Iiiih ii present pluarlity of
somewhere between U00 mid 700
votes. Jt is not believed probahlu
that Wilson can overcome this loan.
Although most of tho lists of al
leged returns give only four proelnuta
Thousands of Men, Women and Chil
dren Slain by Turks Before Sur
render Turkey Warns Powers of
Calamity to Forelrjncrs.
Furious Battle Raglrtfj Along Line of
Turkish Defense Asiatic Rein
HF.IU.1N. Nov. n.-Wholesnlc
hatchery of Christians men, women
and children by Turkish troops just
beforo the surrender of Salonika to
Crown I'rineo CoUMnntine's Greek
army is retried in de-patches re
cuixed here fri Athens Into todin
Hundreds, fiurhaps thousands, il ic
reorted, were killed.
Tlui syht which tireeted tho Oreek
army' entry into tho city wuh sick
cuiiiK'. Horribly mutilated bodies of
women and children filled the streets.
The Balkan soldiers, driven to frenzy
by tho carnival of blood, wanted to
turn on the '20,000 captives mid the
officers ar said to liavn experienced
much difficulty in holding the troops
in check. ' ' i
A wnriiiinr ,ovhnliAlilt,' lie "cx
peeled should Constantinople fall be
fore. Iho Iluluarinn attack is said to
nave neon ifuei in me .Moslem unpi
tal today by ICainiil Fasha, tho rand
virier of Turkey.
''Tlio entire naval strength of all
tho powers," his note is alleged to
Imvc said, "will not bo sufficient in
avert n calamity to all foreigners in
Turkey if Cr.nr Ferdinand enters
Tim latest reports received here
say Greek troops nre being landed
on tho hanks of the Maritza river.
SK.MI.IN, llungar, Nov. 0. Itc
portR of a furious battle along tho
Tehatalja fortifications, with tho
ltulgiirs repeatedly chnrgiug Xazim
I'iisIiu'a Turkish defender, were re
ceived hero today in dispatches from
Bulgarian sources. Asiatic troops,
the dispatch said, wore, reinforcing
CONSTANZA, Houmunin, Nov. I).
itoports hero from Constantinople
say tho Turks there, froilrJed by tlio
Shoik-Ul-Islam's proclamation of a
holy war, have begun the slaughter
of Christians. Tho reort is uncon
firmed. It is understood tho butchery ho
gan in tho Galata quarter, the for
eign business section. Several fires
aro reported in tlio city. Guards
about tho embassies and consulate.-,
have been redoubled.
VIENNA, Nov. 0. Kaimil lmhn
told tho foreign ambassadors at Con
stantinople, today that ho and tlio
siiltaiu would perish rather than
abandon tho Moslem capital, accord
ing to a report received hero from
"My sovereign will await death in
tlio palaoe, and 1 in my office," tho
pasha is reported to havo said.
STILL IN DOUBT
missing from San Diego county, a
Wilson county, udviees from t'hoiv
today state thnt JH procinots aro still
missing from tlio offioiul list. Tho
election hoards in those precincts
failed to send bulletins on their re
turns and tho ballots themselves uc
locked in boxes, not to he opened
until tho otlioial count begins Mon
And as it is in San Diego, so it is
in half a dozen other counties.
Some of those aro reported to bo
for Wilson; sonto for Roosevelt unit
tho only thing oortain about them in
that it will still ho days before tlu
no result is known in any of thom.J
EIGIITEEN-XEAR-OLD SOCIETY GIRL WHO
ELOPED TO ESCAPE A CHURCH WEDDING
feuse!', fr ii in
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tBRP y3k3 milfopd vic5 'CfPPy
Formal nnnuuuciriiiriit of the untrrluce. more than two mouiln um in u'li.
mlinton of Jilt Aji(la Parker has Juat been loade by llie youus woiu.tn'c fntber.
Mr. Ulchnrt! Kmory rakr. n broker, of Wasblugtoa. D. C. Tho bridecroom
I Mr. MllforU Worltoiui. of New Vork.
llrs. Worths mi who N only elslitoen .veara old. t well known In Washington
i"s-ley mat 1st cunhlrrrI nnu of the prettiest inemlH;rs of the yomiKor noelul h
hlle the vngnitcnU'til wn anetloawl by itr. I'arker. he and his ehli'st iluughtrt
liiftNtcit on u church Methtlui:, hut the young couple did not waul one. They
luiended keeping theiwret until the lster of the bride laid niuiouuectl her en
Mrs. Worih.ua Ua tntenied nmntriir aclre. She played the leading role to
' 1 he i oJlegc llcrp. a noddy piny priMncrtV lust winter.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. Nov. d.
Urtlo K. McMunlgal, confessed dyna
miter, took the stand lu the United
States court here today In tho trial
of 4" labor leaders Indicted for Il
legal transportation of explosives.
McMnnlgal went on tho stand at
noon, reciting his life Rtory from the
llmo ho alleges 11. S. Hockln, secre
tary of tho Bridge and Structural
Ironworkers Union, mot him In De
troit in 1905 and enlisted him in
alleged dynamiting plots which cul
minated In tho destruction of tho
Los AngQleu building.
McManlgal said the pay for his first
dynamiting Job ronslHted of "com-
pllmouts from the executive hoard."
on a plcco of paper mid $7f In money
handed him on tho street by a
stranger. Chester Krum, ouo of tho
attorneys for the defense, objected
to McManlgal testifying hut was
'McManlgal pave n chronological
recital of bis dynamlto operations.
After tlio Detroit Job, ho said ho
was summoned to Indianapolis to
meot John McNaroaru and Frank M.
Hyiwi, president of tho Ironworkers
organization. In February 190S, ho
aald ho mot Ilocklu at Chicago,
Hoekln proposing that they dyna
mite tho brldKO at Clinton, Iowa.
McManlgal Bworo thnt Hockln told
him tho executive honrd of tho union
hnd sot nsldo money for "organiza
tion purposes" paying ?l-'5 for each
Job besides expenses. Tho witness
riwo n detailed description ot tho
dynamiting at Clinton.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. Tho
American revenue cutter Unalga, on
routo around tho world, was notified
today by tho nnvy department to
await further onlors nt Suez.
Tho Unalga loft Aden, Arabia, tho
day beforo yesterday. ' It la expected
the outtor la to be placed at tho dis
posal of Ambassador William Uock
hill nt Conatiintlnoplo to reaoao Im
PwHIod Amorlcan resldopt In Turkoy. I
-i ,A. J
BY 1500 MR
SEATTLE. Xoi. fl. -State Chair
man Hupp of the republican central
committee concedes the election of
Ernest Lister, democrat, to.lny ever
Governor M. E, Hay, republican bv
,1")00 plurality. I fay was ready to
coneedo his defeat yesterday when
his managers advised him to wait till
tho official canvass of the returns
before making a public statement.-
Tho returns practically complete,
show that Washington went for
iiooseveit overwneimtngiy, etcetcii u
democratic governor, republican stite
officers generally, two pro;rcssivt
congressmen at largo mid thn.o re
publican district congressmen.
Congressman Will E. Humphrey,
republican, squeezed through by a
plurality of 1,KJ7 in the first district.
Congress m a n Warhurton, progrewe
lost out by 8-h" in the second disirici,
which La Follette, progressive remih'
lienn won 'by -1,000 over his demo,
orotic opiHinent nml hy 0,000 ovei
tho progressive in tho third disrrict.
.1. A. Falconer, progressive won by
7,000 for eoiigressinnu at iargif, while
J. W. Hryan, progressive won by
1,000 phirality over tho republican
candidates Henry 1$. Dewey .-nut J,
Young Mtko Donovan, n son of
tho famous Mlko Donovan, has en
tered tho professional ranks and will
fight In the welterweight class.
STREAK OF YELLOW IN JOHNSON
CHICAGO, Nov. 9. Hold ns a fed
eral prisoner on charges ot having
violated tho white sluvo law In his
dealings with whlto womon, the
"streak of yellow" which has always
been attributed to Jack Johnson,
negro prizefighter, enmo out today a
Johnson kicked hard whon ho was
put In tho "hull pon" with othor ne
gro prisoners ami given as a cellmate
John Drown, negro, who Is chnrgod
"This Is pretty tough on nn Inno
cent man who Is sick," Johnson
whined, When tho big back- com
plained of paua In hla stomach ho
Shasta Limited Held Up by Three
Bandits Near Delia and One Killed
in Battle With Brakeman Rob-
bery Most Darinq in Years
Three Sacks of Registered Mail Seiz
edRain Soaked Posses SeaVch
ina Hills for Fleeing Robbers.
IfKIJUIMi. fill., .Nov. P. -A rai.i-
soaked po-se, guided by hloodh.iiiiids,
today is hot on the I mil of two of
the lliree bandits who last night held
up the north bound Shasta Liu'icd
near Delta and escaped into the hi.!
with three sacks of registered mail.
The third bandit, whose first rune is
; Frank was shot and killed by James
1 Yoakum, bead brnkemnit on the Jiniil
j ed. whoe home i in Ashland, Ore-
guiu cony reports siniei lliai liniKe
mau Thorb San ford did tho shooting,
but investigation today showe 1 Yoak
um to be the man who engued in a
duel with the tliird of the outlaws.
The robbery was one of the most
daring since the days of the F.vnns
and Sontng gang. Delta, n Ijttle
village in the Sierro foothills, was
the spot selected for the hold-up. ,
Three Men Board Train
i tie inrce men uoanied Wxi xnnn.
shortly- before 8:30 oVloct, wLYu It
stopped for water just before enter-
lag Delta. As (he train enteted the
yards a torpedo ciplorVd, and Fngt
neer Henry Wentze brought the tiain
to a standstill. The bandit who w:it
later killed by Yonkum crawlea over
the tender and covered the engineer.
The other two forced open the doors
of the mail ear, threatening to kill
the clerks if they sounded an alarm.
Ilcsidents of Delta watched the train
stop, saw a man climb into tho rub,
but never snpeeted that the train
was being held up.
Drakeraan Yoakum rushed to the
engine and took in the situation at a
glance. Crawling under the cars, he
ran to John Morton's saloon.
"For God's sake give me a revolt ei
quick," ho gasped. "Thev are hold
ing up the train."
Battle With Bandit
Followed by Morton, the brake
man rushed back to the engine. In
the. light reflected from the engine's
open firebox he snw the position of
(Continued on page 2.)
STOCK MARKET WEAK
NEW YOBIC. Nov. 9. General
weakness was evident In tho stock
market at the opening today, due to
the war situation in the Balkans.
Declines of a point or moro were
numerous. Tho market continued
vory heavy and further losses were
suffered In different parts ot the
Tho market closed weak.
Bonds jvoro steady.
was put Into a bath tub full of hot
water. Ho remained thoro thlrty-
tlvo minutes, refusing to leayo tho
tub when tho physician ordered him
to do so. Ico water turned on to
his back soon cured him and ho
looped out quick when tho stream
struck him. Dr. Hogan at once ex
amined him and declared ho was
perfectly woll but prescribed a sor
les ot dosc3 ot uupulatablo drugs as
a punlshmout for playing sick and
tho turnkeys were instructed to see
that Johnson took his medicine
whether he liked It or not.
The Jailor today took a $0,000
lockot from Johnson and will k'eop
it In safety,
I ASSISTED IN
. GREEK MURDER
Supplemtnaryk Statement Is Made (9
..Sheriff Jones in Which Spanos
Says He Beat Dedaskalous on te
Head aid Also Cut His Threat.
Explains Every Detail of the Crime
arid' Statement Proves Same As
One Told by Seymour.
Mlko Spanos has "come clean."
Placed In a cell by himself at tho
county Jail and apart from thi other
rrlsonera he broke down Monday af
ternoon and sending for jherlft
Jones Hiade a new confession re
garding the murder of George Do
daakatou in this city on the- night
of September 22 In which he admits
full participation in the crime stat
ing that he t:u!&hed Dedaskalous by
beating him over the head with a
club an:l ft fi.-r wards cutting his
throat, following the blow struck by
Trank Stymour which felled tho
Greek. In his new statement Spanos
does not attempt to shield himself
as he did In the first one, but Is
frank in stating that he planned the
crime with Seymour and, afterwards
carried It out. Ills conteaalon as.
place'd In writing and signed by him
The New Confesition
"I, illke Spanos, of 'ray-own' free
will, and entirely without solicitation
and after having been warned that
it will be, If seen fit, used against
"That certain parts of my former
statement were false and that these
facts are true.
I planned with Frank Seymour to
rob George Dedaskalous of tho
money he was supposed to havo on
him, and for that purpose Induced
him to accompany me and Seymour
about Meuford on the night of Sep
tember 22. 1912, coming finally to
the box factory where Dedaskalous
After Seymour had hit Dedaska
lous I also hit him with a"club. Af
ter we dragged him tinder tho box
factory I cut his throat. I helped
search him and secured only the
watch and chain. Seymour after
wards gave mo two dollars.
Handled tbo Watch
Tho next day I placed tho watch
on the shelf at tho HoteJ 'Medford
where It was afterwards found.
The five dollar bill I gave Harry
Clngcade was loaned to mo by De
daskalous early In tho evening. I
also throw the pocket book away
where I afterwards told tho officers
to look for It.
So far as I know Dednqkalous had
no money on hlni aside from u little
(Continued on page 2.)
SOFIA, Nov. 9. After a desperato
artlllor duel the Bulgarian army be
foro Adrlatiople today captured tho
outer forts of Kartalepec and Papoz
topo, according to news received hofo
from tho front this nfternoon, T'
Bulgarian loss la said to havo been
VIBNNIA, .Nov. Tho Turkish po
sitions about Tehatalja aro crumbling ,
bofora a terrific Bulgarian attack
and tho fall of those "Moslem do.
fonsea qn the outskirts of Constant!- '
nople la but it question ot hours, ac
cording to a dispatch received here
this afternoon from tho Itolchpost'u
wnr correspondent. The end of tho,
Turkish resistance Is In tight dwiplte
fresh reinforcements of raw Turkish ,
troops UBhed hea from Cefwtantlv