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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON.- THURSDAY, NOV. 9. 1916.
HERE TODAY ONLY
Girls Galore The Show You Know
Matinee and Evening
Vote So Close and Claims So
Contradictory This May
Bjr Perry Arnold.
(United Press staff correspondent.)
New York, Nov. 9. the presidential
fight is still undecided.
At 8 o'clock today neither President
Wilson nor Charles E. Hughes had
shown a sufficient number of electroal
votes in the count "of ballots so far
made to insure election.
The United States canvass at that
hour showed the democratic nominee
slightly in the lead, with 251 against
Hughes 243. Thirty-seven electoral votes
Was Found In Suit Case In
Tune to Prevent
- Oakland, Cal., Nov. 9. But 10 min
utes stood between the discovery of a
bemb in front of the office of the Hay
ward Journal this morning nnd the time
set for the explosion of the instrument
of destruction, and for several minutes
the lives of officials were in jeopardy.
The bomb, similar in all respects to the
one that caused the death and destruc
tion during the San Francisco prepared
ness parade, is now in the office of
were still in doubt representing the i Sheriff Frank Barnet and a county wide
states of California, Minnesota, New search is beine made for the tlvnnnnt-
(Continued from page one.) ,
LAST TIMES TODAY
' ' " , and
"THE REWARD OF
Friday and Saturday
. : PAULINE
"ASHES of EMBERS"
Wedding Invitations, Announcement)
end Calling 'Cards Printed St the Jour
oh.1 ob Department.
portunity to counterbalance the heavy
vote cast in St. Louis."
. George M. McDowell, legislative man
ager of the United California Indus
tries, claimed that prohibition amend
ment No. 2, on the face of partial re
turns from 500 precincts in northern , brought
janrornin, nau Deen lost by a majority
of approximately 100,000 votes.
Mexico, JNortn Dakota and JNow Hamp
shire. Wilson needs 15 votes for a ma
jority and Hughes needed 23.
California or Minnesota, plus any one
of the other doubtful states, would give
the presidency to Wilson; while Hughes
if he did not carry both California and
Minnesota (which, together, would give
him more than, his 23 votes) needed one
of these with' all the others to obtain
the necessary 206.
The situation today, therefore, was
one which pulled taut the already over
strained nerves of political managers.
It was responsible for more,acrimoniou,s
exchanges between the two sides than
heretofore marked the campaign. It
warnings from Democratic
Chairman McConnick to his cohorts to
guard ballot boxes" lest there be tam
ers. Officials in surrounding counties
have also been notified and are lend
ing their efforts to apprehend the bomb
ists. William Eose, nrrested near the
office of the Hay ward Journal, is in the
county jail but the officials are not.siire
that he had anything to do -with the
placing of the bomb. He maintains his
Discovery of the suit ease bomb was
made by Nrghtwatehmnn Fred Schilling.
ocnmiug was patrolling his beat ,when
at the corner he stumbled on to the suit
case. His attention was immediately
riveted to his find by the ticking of a
clock in the case and he fled for safety.
Alarming a number of others, Schill
ing returned with them to the Journal
office. A hose was attached to a fire
hydrant and a stream of water played
. .. ............. r,viw..iuu !--."&. .ivcuL,iiiau I.IIUUIUUU upon-mo suit case until the water had
by a vote of three to one against the -Wilcox bitterly to reply that anyone 1 popped the clock. The case was then
proposal to repeal the state-wide pro-, intimating theft of votes by republi- opeuea am the contents revealed.
liibition law, it was indicted by lncom- cans "was a contemptible scoundrel." I -
piete returns, liiese, nowever, came
from ther larger cities, where prohibi
tion workers said the local option forces
expected to poll their greatest strength.
The sweeping victory of the prohibi
tion forces in Michigan was emphasized
by today's returns. The majority lor
the state-wide prohibition amendment
DELEWARE IS FOR HUGHES
and issued a warning himself against
Btealing of the presidency by the demo-
"2ls" . . Wilmington, Del.. Nov. 0. The com
in at least one state New Hampshire jpleted count of Dolewnre gives Hughes
a recount and court action may be . a plurality of 806. Vor United States
necessary to reconcile flatly contradic- senator Josiah Ov Wolcott, dem.., de
tory claims from both sides, based on feated Senator Du Pont, rep., by 2053.
complete returns. Reports from West I Representative Miller was defeated
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was more than 60,000, and a similar ma-, Virginia, credited to Hughes on the face : for re-election by Albert F. Polk, dem.,
against tho home-rule
El Paso, Texas, Nov. fl. A
foreigner from Parral reaching
Juarez last night brought news
of the safety of the ten Ameri
cans at Parral. He staled that
the Americans remained in the
town, ready for flight but the
Villista bandits entered only
the outskirts of the town after
it was evacuated by Mexican de
of incomplete returns but claimed asiby 50 votes,
Democratic Dy tue Wilson, supporters, in
dicated tenseness of the partisan quar
rel there might result in some of the
"shotgun" activity which marked the
famous Hays-Tilden presidential con
troversy of 187(1 the political mixup
mo9t nearly paralleling the present situation.
McConnick Claims A'L .
New York, Nov. 9. "On information
received up to 4 a. m. today, we are ab
solutely sure of California, North Da
kota and New Mexico," National Demo
cratic Chairman McCormick declared today.
"We are mnking a fight for Mimieso-
Hugheu Has 811
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. !). With 288
precincts missing Hughes leads by 811.
The democrats are preparing to meet
a contest while the republicans seem
to be getting in shape in case the count
is against them.. Federal investigators
are already here and are watching ev
Majority Is Cut
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. H. With 474
precincts missing, Hughes is 510 in
the state. The figures arc: Hughes
to," he added, "and are satisfied it is 108,709; Wilson HI8,1U9
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u SUNDAY AND MONDAY
New York, Xov. 9. Democratic Na
tional Chairman Mi'Cormiok at 1:30 a.
m. gave out the following statement
in reply to another issued at
a. in. by Kepublieau National Chairman
"1'resideut Wilson is re-elected and
Mr. Willcox sliow that he is aware of
that fact. His wail in reply to the
charge of somo imaginary person that
some ono expects .Mr.' Hughes or his
manager will try to secure the election
throuKh fraud, is worthy of the best
traditions of tho republican 'imrty.
"The tlUblic has hud n phum-a n
judire the conduct of the ennnmivnn of
the two candidates and I am perfectly
willing to let the people decide which
side will resort to desperate methods."
with Mary MacLaren
and Phillips Smalley
Don't Trust Democrats
New York', Nov. . " Wo don't trust
the democrats any farther than they
aro said to have remarked they would
trust us," was George W. Perkins' re
tort today when asked for comment on
the statement of Henry Jlorgnnthait,
democratic finance chairman, hinting
at republican "counting out "' of dem
"We are taking just as many pre
cautious as tho democrats' Perkins
1'erkins said his tabulation showed
2(17 electoral votes for Huirhcs not in
1'erkius stated that returns at ti
o'clock this morninir indicated that
iiughcg would carry New .Mexico by
600. He declared there no longer was
any doubt regarding New Mexico.
Sunday (!ranrJ Thealre Sunday
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Claim Unfair Officials
New Vork, Nov. fl. Charge that the
republican election officials in New
Hampshire wet unfair in the vote
count there, by which they gave th
state, to Hughes by 101 votes, wait
made today by Henry Morganthau,
chairman of tho democratic) finance
" Wo will demand and get a recount
there," he said, "It will be very queer
if we cannot gain 150 to 200 votes in
this way. The republicans control the
election machinery and it is only nat
ural that a recount would give us a
gain under such circumstances. These
officials have given us no vote we
were not entitled to and they have
taken a large number of votes away
from ui that we are entitled to."
Morganthau 'b chargo was in answer
to a statement by (leorge W. 1'erkins.
But Not Fulfilled
New York, Nov. 0. Republican head
quarters expects positively and finally
to 'announce the election of Oovernor
Hughe to the presidency, possibly with
in an hour, Chairman Willcox formally
state just before 2 o'clock.
"This announcement may come with
in the hour," said Willcox. "However,
it is entirely possible it mav be delaed
until around midnight. The situation
looks more and more favorable for Mr.
Hughes. I feel certain both California
and Minnesota will be added to the
, MAIN SOLID FOB HUGHES
I VIRGINIA IS .
CONCEDED TO HUGHES
Democratic Leader Gives It
Up As Returns Show
4,000 Hughes .
Wheeling, W. Va., Nov. f).West
Virginia appeared nt 2 o'clock this
afternoon to havo givn ita olectoral
vote of eight to Charles Kvuns Hollies.
It has swung backward and forward
though Hughes always maintained a
lead of at least 1,000 since curly yes
terday. Democratic State Chnirniun CTinver
conceded it to Hughes by 2,300 when
returns showed tho republican nominee
leading by moro than 4000 with only
200 precincts missing. The republi
cans claimed the state for Hobinscm
for governor by a slight majority and
declared they have elected four con
Fairmont, W. Va., Nov. .!. C.
('haver, chairman of tho West Vir
ginia democratic committee denies he
has conceded the state to Huglui and
claims it for Wilson by 11500.
WHEAT FROM ARGENTINE
Galveston, Tex., Nov. 9. Large im
portations of wheat from Argentine
'through tlnlveslou have been arranged
according to reliable information here.
The first full cargo from the Flute is
scheduled .to arrive within a few davs
with several other stcamera to follow
Charles P. Ohling Is
Portland, Me., Nov. 0. Maineias
Albnny, Or., Nov. 0. The Albany
Commercial club has elected Charles V.
Ohling secretary of that organization
to fill the position left vacant by the
resignation of W. A. Kastburn, who is
retiring to enter the grocery business.
Mr. Ohling has been in publicity and
newspaper work for the past four
years. He is at present city editor of
the Albany Evening Herald and held
a similar position with the Capital
Journal at ealcm before coining lo Al
bany. The club is now centering its efforts
on a big manufacturer's banquet which
will be held next Monday evening when
the merits of the different factories
of this section will be discussed.
. Investigate Millers
-Minneapolis, llinn., Nov. 0. Federal
recorded the heaviest presidential vote . department of justice lnvmiiii. .
ever cast in this state with tho ex- en route here to investigate the eomiec
ception of that at the "Greenback" tion of the Minneapolis chumber of corn
election in 1880, giving Hughes a plu- merce with tho high price of flour and
rahty of 3118. generally investigate the hich cost of
p H?'"ha'l rtS,.145 against 6.1,427 for living, according to source, dually lel
President Wilson. informed, todny. .
If It's Good We Show It
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