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MEDFORD, OREGON. TU&SIMY, NOVEMBER 5, 1912.
fonlly Htvmitli Vmr.
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EARLY REPORTS SHOW WILSON VICTORY
In One Massachusetts Town Wilson
Makes Gain of 230 Per Cent Over
Bryan's Vote Four Years Ajjo All
Reports Are Favorable.
Voln over the Nation Is Heavy (or
the Most Part Dixon Claims Sec
ond Place Only.
fr Ni:V YORK, Nov. r,. "t
lookH lido (ho greatest land-
hllilo lii tho history of thn
rou n I ry." old WIHUin .Mc-
Combs, clinlrmntt of thudomo-
crude national committee nt
Wllxon headquarters hero to-
ilny. "Advices from nvory
where," ho nll, "Indicated
that Wilson wn sweeping .
"Our despatches up to
fr noon," ho said, "show our
predictions of a glorious vie
4 tory for Wllnon aro bolng
liurnn out. Tim onrly void
nwrywlinw Is llio hmvlimt
f In tliu history of thn conn-
BOSTON, Nov. A. On the roluniN
rrom llio flrftl twelve precinct hennl
from In Ronton tlio dcmncrtilie bend
ipiiiilcrM oNtimnlrd WilHon liiul car
ried IIohIi.ii, thn voto bcinir :iil,000;
KihwavpH ','I.OOQ; Tuft 22.000.
PLYMPTON, Mass., Nov. ft.
llooMivolt ft.V.Tnft III.; Wilson IM.
MORTON', Nov. ft.-2l out of 211
precincts ill IIohIoii eivoj Roosevelt
l,H0lls Tuft l.r.Dl); Wilson Il.ftOO.
In 100H Hit) snmo gave Tuft 11,101;
BOSTON. Nov. ft. The democrats
busing their finuron on small town
repoils, declare Wilson has curried
MiiKHuuliusottH by :i0,000 plurality,
claiming Hint tiiu rupiililii'itn voto wns
split between Roosevelt ninl Tuft. It
is claimed Hint Vntm bus been re
elected governor by 115,000 plurality.
VANOVER, Moss.. Nov. ft.-Com-plcto:
ItooMovolt Mils Tuft 128; Wil
wm lift. In tilllSt Tuft 2i:; Hryun
KIN'ORTOb, Mukh., Kov. ft. The
voto of KiiiKHtoii for tlio pri'rtiilouti.il
Colonel HmiKovt'lt Oft; Tuft 80s
In 3008 Kingston riivc Tuft 2.'10;
Mrynn ft8; HiMpon M.
NKW IlKDPOUD, Miihh., Nov. B.
Flvo out of 25 jtrnclnctii n Now Iloil-
(Continued on poro 2.)
HI0ATT1.H, Wnh Nov. ' n.
"Itoouuvott will undoubtedly curry
tlio Htnto of WiiHhliiKton from 2G.0O0
to CO, 00 majority," Hald Kdgard O.
Huydor, ahnlriniin of tho proKriniHlvu
Htnto comiulttoo nt uoon today, uttor
rocolvluc ruportu from nil pnrtti of
tlio Htnto which Indicated that
HtrnlKht tickets aro IioIiik voted prut
ty Honorally, Spydor takop HiIh to
Imllento that tho votom hnvo decided
upon it clean bwoup of tho old par
lion, Tho domocrata howovor, uro
oiliiiilly hopeful thut the clean swoop
moans victory In tholr dlroctlou.
AhauL U5 per cent of tho voters aro
women, moHt o,f the actlvu wbrkurH
nmoiiK which aro protsroaalvoa.
Tho betting favora JlooBOvelt nt u
trlflo hotter than ovuu money ngulnst
tho field bo far uu this Htnto Ih concerned.
DISCOVEUIiR OF BLOND
I il J A Ml t It HI .f'.t.Yta,V.
lllij tlliutr ttfiiUHkoii, llio ilUcovt'rcr
f liiniiil I.NUIuiu' wl0 liiul ui'ViT licforo
i-'M u wliIi,- unto, linn rctut L'nl in
Viiti'i I 'rt. AlMiiit it llioiioiiiul u( II,.1-
iruiiKi1 pi'iiplo Hi'to ilUinVi'iitl liv Mr.
Mofiiiiu nuiir ilir uiuiilli of the Mno
''iixlr llhiT. ou I In- nliuro u( (h Arclifl
TO BE VOTEO ON
POItTLANt), Ore. Nor. 5. Tho
proiovlllotiH to Kraut women tho
right to tho ballot and to abolish
tho upper houno of tho lotslHluturn
nrn paramount on thn Orngon ballot.
Of hardly lenn Importance la tho
Uuit'rovrdrnRror'' Ilia WtiSTol
troot railway oxtoudliiK oulnhtn tho
city llinlu mid other urban utllltleii
with ouUldo Intoroxtn, by tho ntato
railroad commission, limtoad of tho
Tho hIiikIo tax iiionHiiro for Multnn
uiali county, porhnpx, uilcht rank
JiiHt bohlnii thl Inn uaniod iropol
lion In that It worka a cencrul revo
lution In provallliiK tax nchomcH
within tho county. Tho ntato grad
uated tax proposition nso on tho
ballot, In merely an ohiboratlon of
tho alnKlo tax nehemo.
Thcro baa boon very little nglta
tlou on tho proponltloiiH to abollnh
capital iiiinlHhmeut and crento tho
offlro of lieutenant Rovornor.
In tho pornoual contoHt tho main
flKht In botwoou Jonathan llourno,
Iticumbuiit; Hen SoIIIiik. roRiilar re
publican; A. i:. Clark, proKresnlvo,
and Harry Laiio, domocrat, for
United Stnten senator,
llourno, odi:ed nut of tho roRiilar
republican and bull iiiooho nomina
tion, Rot Into tho rliiR on whut ho
termed tho "popular government"
TAR CAST HIS VOIE
CINTINKATI, Oliio, Nov. ft. -At
12 o'clock today I'ruHideut Tuft cast
his vole in the third ward, Product
M, here, after iititomobilin from llio
homo of bin brother, Chorion 1, Tuft.
An unknown man appeared ut the
homo of C'hnrles 1 Tuft thlrt innriiiujr
mid when tho inuiil miHworeil tlio
iloorhell, tried to puidi past ber but
"I Horved.in tlio civil war and wiik
never inusterod out," the man ox
oluimed. "I'rcHidcnt Tuft can miia
tor mo out."
Tho man wiih finally ejected by a
Tlio president hlept Into nud pnr
look of a hearty breukfiiNt. lie
Hooiucit uncoiicoined re;ardiiif,' tho
The returiiH will be received by Hie
proHidrnl over a privuto wiro in his
brothor'H homo bore.
Strap Strangles a Boy
RPAHTA, WiH., Nov. 0. Timnlby
KoIh, tho lO-yenr-obl son of Fred
FoltH, lK Creek, met an accidental
denllt hero. Ho wiih on bin way to
tbu Hchool Iioiiho, cuttiiiR noros.s lots,
and in climbiup; over u IiIrIi wire
fence undoubtedly lost his balance, In
falling u Htrnp which enoiroled bin
nook caught on n post mid Htrnugled
EARLY VOTE IS
HEAVY IN CITY
Rain Interferes to Soma Extent Willi
Early Balloting Throughout Coun
try Precincts Heavy Vote Being
Cast In Medford and Ashland.
Interest Centers in Race Between
Dunn and' Ton Vellc for County
t" Tit ufil'nn (kill iC nihil fiij1 "
ii r m "in Mini
Tt.l ... ..Iiii.lu 117T. intiiu titt.1
" been cunt ut 1 rill) o'clock IIuh
urtcnioon. TboHo won irc-
cincU hnvo a roxintori'd voto
" of 2,200 which iudicntoi that
moro than 2000 vote will be ""
cnt by nevcn o'clock tonight
when the k1Ik cIihc. "
At tVnlnil Point, Gold Hill,
Talent and KiirIii Point iibout
lft ser cent of tho registered "
"" voto had been cut nt IrilO ""
" o'clock. Thin voto wiik proc-
licnlly entirely from the town
" people the former not ucttinj;
in thi mernim: to vole.
Iteportn'aLBoon todayf ronr Jim
oiitlyliiKpreclncta .of Jacknon count
ty Indicate a light vote but If tho
weather nhould clear durltiR tho af
ternoon a full voto will probably bo
recorded a tho polls wltl remain
open until 7 p. in.
Ituln did not Interfere with tho
polling of a heavy voto In Medford
and Ashland. Whlla tho corrupt
practice act barred lectlonecrlng
friends of candidates remained on
deck to swear In all who applied for
a voto and were not registered. In
dlcatloiiH nt noon woro that full
strength would bo polled at Medford
Tlib city voto nt Jacksonville,
Central Point, Talent, Gold Hill and
Hagto Point will nil bo pollod but
tho farmer voto Ih hIow In getting to
Tho race creating tho most Inter
est In tho county In tho raro betwoon
Frank l. Ton Velio and QeorRo W.
Dunn for county Judge Thin ovor
nhadown ovary thing locally,
Tho returns will bo slow owing to
tho length of tho ballot and tho
consentient Hlowuess In making tho
TOOK TEDOY FOUR
MINUTES TO VOTE
OYSTKIl IUY, N, V., Nov. ft.
Colonel Theodore ItooBevelt, tho pro
gressive candidate voted hero for tho
Koosevolt and Johnson ticket at ex
actly 1:25 Ibis afternoon. Hubert
Duvnl, nn uttorney who mot tho
colonel at tho entrance to the booth,
"Colonel, do you think you know
how to voto the hull inooso ticket?"
"I think I do," responded the
colonel with n grin, hut bo carefully
inspected bis ballot just tho hiiiuo.
Tho nninhor of tho former president'
ballot was 20ft, mid bo remained in
the booth just four minutes.
WILSON A SLIGHT
BORTON, Nov. 0. With paired
weather hero today a record breitkinjr
voto was expeulod. Tho progressives
nro tho deoidinj,' factors, but Wllnon
iippeiu-H to ho n slight fnvorile.
It in estimated tbnl approNimntoly
half u million votes will bo polled,
which is moro than 80 per cent of
on these men depend the results of the present struggle
Between thj- armies of turkey and the balkan states
gbheeal layoff nazim pamia..
PKINCTOX. N.J.. Nov. ;.-At
10:ftft this moraine Woodrow Wilton,
democratic nominee for president,
enst ballot No. Hint the fire engine
houso hero. As ho was otiunjins
from Hie. booth, Wilson mi id.
''Whoever nrraBjed thut Irt'.lot
made tho democratic electors us hard
to find as posiMc. Th'v niv al
l'holornpher look simp-hot, of
the Koveruor ns b wns entering the
election booth nud when he left.
As Wilson stepped from the Inn-th
Mrs. Wade Mountfort, oi New York,
stepped up nud handed the democra
tic nominee n rabUt's foot, which be
Governor Wilson's original plnn
not to receive the flection returns -it
his homo have been changed. Klab
ornlo preparatiou nro now under
wny for an election party tonight.
E DEBS DIDN'T
REGISTER; NO VOTE
TKKItK IIAl'T Ind Nov. ft, -As
ho foiled to wgifctor, Kugeno V.
Dobs, socialist cnmlidnto for presi
dent, watt unable to voto today. His
failing' to register w"s duo to being
nwny every time when" registration
162 BANDITS ARRESTED
AT COMRADE'S FUNERAL
ST. PKTKliSHURO, Nov. ft. Ko
markiiblo scenes occurred n tho fu
neral of tho notorious bandit Kos
soky, who wns killed nt Odessa,
Moro Hum 200 npnehes, nil of
whom woro wanted by tho polico,
wished to nlleud tho funeral of their
departed comrade, nud sovoral depu
tations of bandits also cmuo from
Tho police, who possessed photo
graphs of the majority, of the bandits
stopped mi milouiobilo containing six
of (hem, but the others begged the
chief of the secret polico to nllow
them to pay the last honors to their
dead companion, Permission was
granted, hut after tlio interment the
polico, who had surrounded (ho ceino
tery, affected Hio arrest of no fewer
tbnn 102 alleged malefactors,
WILSON HAHARD RAIN GENERAL BIG VOTE IN ALt
TIME ML FOR OVER Ml; VOTE OREGON HUE M
SELFANDMARSHALi REPORTED LIGHT SPITE OE RAIN
CCOMKAlfDEKrlH-CrnEF OTTOMAN rYWE5)
PORTLAND. Ore., Nov. 5. A
light voto is being ent throughout
the state on account of the heavy
weather. In central Oregon it is
minim; hnnl, demoralizing the rural
vote, mid the progressive proponents
consider this nn omen of victory.
Wilson nud Roosevelt are running
neck nnd nock throtichnut, with
President Tnfl a good 'third. Thers
is no indication yet ns to how the
ttourue-belling-Lnno three cornered
fight for lnitcd States senator will
terminate but Bonnie appears to bo
leading; m .Multnomah county.
Women's suffrage is polling good
in tho more urban centers, but is being-
slighted in the rural districts,
mid does not appear to hnvo nn over
vote in booth 13
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 5. Eugene
Chnfln, prohibition candldnto for
tho presidency, went to tho polls
early today. Ho voted at polling
booth No. 13, in his homo precinct.
Chafln closed the 100th day of hla
campaign last night, having mado
54S speeches In nil, which ho main
tains Is a record.
HEAVY STORM INTERFERES
IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
KEDDINO. Cnl., Nov. R.Hun
drods of voters wero kopt from tho
polls today owing to a heavy storm
"which hud not abated at noon.
Throughout Shastn, Trinity and
Siskiyou counties tho voting was
vory slow, Tho progrcaslyca nro
enthusiastic, while democrats uppcar
Wife, 17, Seeks a. Divorce
KANSAS CITY, Mo.,' Nov. ft.
"Mothering" seven children, nearly
all of whom are older tbiili herself,
was not successful in tbu paso of
Pearl M. Harris. 17 voars old. who
brought suit for divorce in tio circuit
court against John F. Harris, 71
years old, Mrs. Harris mnrried when
sho was1 15 years old. She alleges
desertion in her petition. Harriet is
a Jackson county farmer,
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5. Hood
River. Moro, Mnrsbfield, Eugene, St.
Helens, Salem, Pendleton nnd La
Grande all report a big vote despite
the heavy weather. At Salem 30 and
40 per cent of the registered voters
wero accounted for by noon.
Itifecburs reports the heaviest vote
in its history with n hot struggle on
between the "wets" and tho "dry's."'
Four Douglas county towns nro vot
ing on the local option measure.
Grants Pass reinirts thut heavy
rains throughout Josephine county
will cause a light country vote. Lo
cal option is tlio hie; issue there.
llourno leads for senator in Jose
phine county apparently.
In Astoria the republicans claim
they will carry the county bv a plur
alitv of 300.
The stock districts around Ontario
aro turiuus: out hi force.
NEW MEXICO PROBABLY
SANTA FE, N. M., Nov. ft. De
spite tho claims of the various chair
men, the fight in New Mexico today
probably will be between Wilson mu
Roosevelt, with tho former leading.
Taft will bo n poor third.
Thcro are to bo no state officers
cers elected. Harvev Fonmson.
democrat, probably will bo chosen
Snake Chokes on China Egg
ATHENS. On,. Nov. 5. J. D. Farr
of Mlddleton, across tho lino In El
county, reports a peculiar caso of
sulcido on his farm that of a big
black snako. Tho rontllo ended his
own life by tho simple but uuusual
method of swallowlnc a china nevt
egg ho found In foraging through
tlio nenuery of Farr. The snako
had beon dead for somo tlmo when
Straight Ticket at Seattle
SEATTLE. Nov. ft At noon today
voting heavily increased and it was
estimated that between J15 nud '10
per cent of tliQ total registration lias
been cast. Reports from precincts
indicated thaj the great majority of
the votors woro voting n straight
ticket, as they are remaining in tho
booths only a very short time,
MA NOW WA
N EA Of HER
Czar Ferdinand ef Bulgaria Says.
After Turkey is Cenqueretl He WMI
Proclaim Himself Emperer si the
Austria Will Probably Oppflse Any
Confederation by a Force of Arms
Turks Prepare" to Leave Capital.
VIENNA, Nor. 5. Trouble among
the Balkan allies with the almost
sure accompaniment of European
war Ib expected as a result of a mes
sago received hero today from Sofia
which says that after Turkey Is con
quered Czar Ferdinand of Bulgaria
will proclaim himself emperor of the
Balkan federation. '
A federation of the Balkan king
doms has long been contemplated,
but Is regarded as unlikely, as each
of the allied states wants Its own
ruler aa emperor.
Austria, it is believed here, will
oppose any such confederation by
force of arms.
CONSTANTINOPLE. Nov. ft.
That the advance of the Greek farces
toward Monastir has been cheeked
twenty miles .south. of.that'.nlRoolK
Turkish Koverpmept. The ' report
states that the Greeks lost heavily,
and nre now entrenched. A Turkish
victory" nt Scii!ari is also claimed,
but this is not regarded seriously.
SOFIA. Nov. 5. Reporic nre cur
rent hero today thai, the Bulgarian
army before Constantinople is on
the verge of carrying tho forts at
Tchatalju. Latest aeeonnts from
Adrinnople nre that n terrific bom
bardment of that city is in progress.
PARIS, Nov. ft. Turkey, in a col
lective note to the powers, today
asked thut each send an additional
warship to Constantinople) to prevent
nn outbreak ngninst the Christian
- - v
SOFIA, Nov. 5. The Bulgarians
nre in possession of the Turkish iowu
of Dercos, nnd have cut off tho wn
ter supply of Constuntinople.
The Bulgarians also hnvo sur
rounded a large Turkish force be
tween Tchorlu nud Tchatnlja.
SOFIA, Nov. 5. Tho imperial
Turkish Harems and tho city archives
wore transferred today from Con
stantinople to BritKsu, in Asia Minor,
evidently with the expectation that
tho capital will full before tho nd
vnnce of the allied uroiie, nccording
to a message just received here.
' VIENNA, Nov. ft. Three Austriun
battleships, a cruiser and two do
stroyers left Pohv todny en route to
Turkish waters. Tlio vessels nro un
der orders to report to the Austrian
ambassador at Constantinople.
PORTLAND, Nov. 5. A full tiiird
of tho city voto hnd been recorded by
ono o'clock, RooBo'yelt nnd Wilson
being neck nnd peek with Tuft show
ing up strongly, Suffrage is polling
a good but not a heavy voto.
In tho outlyipg precincts tho voto
seems strongly Wilson, while (lie pro
ducts closer in appear to fyor'lha
Senator Bourne appears n strong
fnvorito in tho city and coi'til"0!'
Wilson to Carry Long leach ;
LONG BBAOII, Cab, Nov. . A
heavy vote was polM early today,
mora than half the full vote blNK,
cast up to noon. Wllsen wwwftd ti
bo leading then. ?