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Vienna, --Nov. 4. According to a military authority herefwthe
total numberof -killed and wounded on both sides in the Balkan
war up to to-day is 150,000 men. The losses are distributed as
follows: '
At Kirk-Kilisseh and Adrianoplfr-Turks, 25,000; Bulgarians,
7,000.
At Lile Burgas and during the Turkish retreat Turks, 40,--
000; Bulgarians, 25,000.
At Kumanova Turks, 7,000; Servians, 5,000.
Scutari and vicinity Turks, 3,000; Montenegrins, 6,000.
In small engagements Turks, 5,000; Servians, 3,000.
In engagements with the Greeks Turks, 2,000; Greeks,
2,000. "
Constantinople, Nov. 5 (Tuesday), 6 p. m. The situation in Con
stantinople grows graver with eveo' hour. Hostility toward Europeans
is on the increase and shown more openly and arrogantly than ever.
The lower classes express their fierce animosity without any attempt
at concealment.
Some members of the various workmen's guilds hae openly
boasted that they liave taken a sacred vow to massacre every Christian
in Constantinople should the Bulgarians enter the city or should Rou
mania be severed from Turkey as a result o"f the war.
Fanatics arc hourly seen swearing to" take terrirjf vengeance on
the infidel. The Turkish theological students, always a'dangerous ele
ment, arc now preaching violence to the mobs in out-of-the-way
moqucs.
Christians Tremble
' as Turkish Capital
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Iindon. Not. 4 The last ait in the
sreat war drama of the Balkans, the
entry of the Bulgarians into Constanti
nople. Is expected to be Trttnesfcedwlth
in possibly two dajs. The anfeeal of
the thoroughly wMpped Ottoman gov
ernment for armistice has been denied
b the powers, and to-night Nazlm Pasha,
the Turkish commander-in-chief, is mak
ing his last staftd againt the victorious
Bulgarians at the lines of Tchatalja.
twentj-JHe miles outside Constantinople.
Meanwhile, within the conBnea of the
Turkish capital. Christians and Moham
medans alike are existing In a state of
fear, the former believing that the
fanatical Turk, in the desperation of
defeat, will turn upon them with the
knife and the latter living in Mread of
the victorious hosts as they approach
the city.
It was apparent to-day to practically
all the leading diplomats of Europe,
and some of the governments so stated
durlnc the da. that Turke's proposal
for a cessation of hostilities would of
fend the Balkan lctors. Other govern
ments took the position that it would
be an Infringement of International law
for the moment, and so Turkey's rt-
quest was not received with favor and
the war must go on. It appears to be
only a question of one more battle be
tween the crippled Turks and the vic
torious Invaders, let Nailm Pasha, confident-
of his ability to hold the lines
for the Turks at Tchatalja. Is determined
to fight to the end. while the Balkan
allies, who have given it out flatly that
they will talk peace terms only witn tne
Sultan, are determined to wipe out the
last remaining estige or the Turkish
force.
Balgmrlaas Beglm Attack.
That there has been no cessation of
hostilities owing to the request for me
diation la evidenced by the receipt of
-a. dispatch to-night recounting another
reverse for the Turks. In an engage
ment between the. Bulgarians and the
Turkish army which is occupying the
line from Tchorlu to Istrandja the Turks
were repulsed on their eastern flank
with heavy losses. t
The Bulgarians pushed operations all
day against the last line of the defense
in front of Constantinople.. This line of
forts crosses the Turkish southern pen
insula from Kara Burun. on the Black
Sea, through Tchatalja to Sillvrl. on the
Sea of Marmora. News of the reopening
of the fighting along the entire line is
hourly expected, and th capture 'of
Constantinople is looked for before the
Turks have had time ,to reorganize their
forces after their long succession of dis
astrous defeats. The outer suburbs of
the Turkish capital are directly behind
the Tchatalja fortifications.
Vienna has a report that the fighting
Is actually in progress. A dispatch re- '
ComtUae oa Psuge Three.
Watch Herald's Elections' Returns.'
DEEDS NOT WORDS COUNT.
The Washington Herald, with special wires from all
over the United States, to-night will give by stereopticon and
megaphone election news furnished by Western Union, and
Postal companies, International News Servicer, and long dis-'
tance telephone. It will be the quickest and most accurate
TO INTERFERE
ALKAN WAR.
Mrs. Taft and
Daughter to Get
t Returns in NexvfYotk
New York, Nov.. t Mrs. William H.
Taft, wife of the'Presldent, accompanied
by Miss Helen Taft, came here from
Washington to-day and will remain until
after the election, the guests of Mrs.
Charles D. HUles at the Manhattan Ho
tel. Mrs. Taft will receive the election
returns in the HUles suite In the Manhat
tan Hotel to-morrow night.
Before leaving here last night for Cin
cinnati, where he will cast his vote to
morrow. President Taft learned of the
slight accident to Gov. Woodrow Wilson,
who was bruised when his automobile re
ceived a severe Jolt, and expressed sor
row for It.
The President received a telegram from
"Aunt Delia" Tony saying that she and
all her friends were praying for "Will's"
success at the polls to-morrow.
PE0BE MYSTERIOUS DEATH.
New York Police Pauled by Seem.
Ibs; Harder.
New Tork, Nov. . A police investiga
tion was begun to-day into the myste-1
rlous death of Miss Van Auken, a
stenographer, who waa found dead in
the bathroom of her apartments at 521
West 131th Street under suspicious cir
cumstances. The body waa lying in
water, and there were several bruises
upon It Although the gaa in the apart
ment was turned on, an examination of
body showed that the girl had not been
asphyxiated.
The police learned that the family
originally came from Albany. The girl
and her father came here three weeks
ago from Hackenaack. N. J., where they
lived for some time. While living In
Hackenaack Mrs. Van Auken, the girl's
mother, went Insane, and was placed
In an asylum.
PEAY F0EDIAZ. -
Mexicans Iavoke Deity o Save
Rebel. leader.
Mexico City, Not. 4. To-day was act
aside throughout the State of Oaxaca
as a day of prayer In behalf of (Jen.
Felix Diaz, nephew of the former Presi
dent, who is in prison In Vera Cms
under death sentenae for taking 'up
arms against the Madero government.
Zapatista Insurgents are again becom
ing active around Cuernavaca. capital
of the state of xoreioa.
Soldiers from Dial s rebel army, who
escaped from vera -rus, are carrying
on .a campaign of destruction alone
the coast or tne state or vera crux.
The government charges that the
southern" rebels art seeching arms and
ammunition from the United State br
means ot nuousters.
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howling crowd of his fellow -townsmen
Col. Roosevelt .put the finishing, touches
"11 "iwn ma campaign for the
j-raioency. -vvnile the Ojstermen did
not exactly outdo .the Madison 'Square
vroa uYmnons, mey.dld manage to
maae a lernmc din over.the Bull Moose
leader.
Looking as fit as he did wh.n ti .t.
ed out two months ago on his long swing
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more Hill shortly after J o'clock in
Bourke Coreoran's automobile for Mine.
ola. The.car speeded along at a clip of
forty miles an -hour. -.Although the. colo
nel was briskly Jogged, he Insisted that
it am not Domer the bullet wound. In
an automobile pursuing the colonel rode
three Burns detectives. They surround
ed him as he went to the" tent In-Mlne.
ola.
As Roosevelt stepped: to. the stage, un
der the tent In MIneola 'the crowd ot
Lou set- up a loud cheer. Thom" back
ot the platform, a f rail" affair raised two
feet from the turf. . cUnVbed onto' it to
get a glimpse ot him. The welghf-was
too great for the flimsy, supports ; and
while the, colonel stood .at the front edee
of the platform bowing, in .acknowledge
ment of the cheers, the stage 'gave way
with a snap. The rearend' sagged, until
It touched the ground, leaving 'the front
part in the air and -.the red; of it gradu
ally sloping,. back. ' ' jj.
Coloael Throws Backward.
When the crash came Roosevelt waa
thrown backward and clutched 'the 'back
of a chair with, his -right band,-savins
nimselt from railing.. A, pitcher of -ice
water on 'a table'beside the' colonel 'waa
thrown Into the air. 'the contents 'spilling
over nun-ana ine crowd ' back of Aim.
Bourke Corcoran.' who; stood at the edge
of the platform wfth''the,coonel,fcanfWt
a chunk-of lee-lnihls-overcoat'-ooikVt.
Those sealed onthecstage.wreretoppled
irora cnBirs,-ut incfcouapse Ot U16stand
was so'easy.ithat'-no.ona'was hurt.
Roosevelt scrambled Iback" up the incline
to therallmg, ana,. w!thv'a.-broad -smll.
raised. hleTiand "Don't worry," necUed
out. "2fo. one's hurt. iThenlatform rk
a bit' unsteady. ,-Te Progressive platform
wgyigjii Drcaa oowo.,- ,- - ,.
t This caught" the crowd and at once still.
ed Its" anxiety'", over". rtie'coloneL' Roose
velt didn't' Waste.aririlh)e;tO!get.Into.hls
spech.M.Wble;iVhadiben expected that
m wuuiu.umk wiiaaii-an nour.ne got
warmed "up -and .spoke-'for "anhour
twenty-five, minutes. oHeUlLedr" on tne
naUonil. iMuca,;Jaylng; particular stress
upon his Judicial recall theory.. .. .
. "I wsnt-.to,makeithe.Csameappeal-to
you for,th.e Progressive rausetkat-rve
made- Ironuoneendxot the, country" to the
other, from "ocean to ,octa6,v: began the
colonel. .--1 - j.," jr ;."; '
"We,re"for the 'Bull '. Moose.'
cried:-!
vole. .. la.JV -
Movesaeat" 'to . Eadare,
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The woWTs. are full,orBull Moos' .re
Jolned the' colonel.', -i.tiJr.-Kr -'"
" "ine'-rroareswve 4 movement, ha, corn
to stay." ' Roosevelt . went''. oi..'iUii'n.
edly. 'JSreriiir'w don't: put 'it, throu
this tm-nd'I-this- Wre aolne toX,
It-theaw:U'lo ahad,iwjth it-,-Th
ceontryl baa' got " to", coast -tof v -" Th
lorce. oi . soeanirstnani. s in nssstlilu..
"tike" any mnvmnt ht--:l..:-4h
whU.thto:ui-oa.'tigt.O)BW from the
poj"telvv.;if.it':wera slarrty
fall. And If tit wer a on nua mm.
meat rwooltot?bW to-ShL2
S?ffi2352j5 the
GOV.
clal recall the former President remark
ed with his old time characteristic fal
setto:
"My opponents accuse me of hostili
ty to the courts. Nonsense, it's the
same accusation that waa made against
Abraham Lincoln when he attacked the
Dred Scott decision. . I may not have
anything else in common with Lincoln,
but this, that no one, could possibly
Imagine anything under the sun of
which I have not been accused.'
The colonel maintained that he merely
wanted the courts to ."become more
rsponslve to the demands of the people
In their Interpretation of the people's
rtghta." '
Roosevelt Waxes arcmsllc.
"All I propose," he .Insisted. "Is 'to
have the Judges understand that they
are to leld to the people and not to
the vested rights that seek to Interpose
themselves between the people- s,nd the
laws. I decline to take the. view that
10.000,000 people cannot compel , a court
to change its mind about a mistaken de-
14nn haa all
Ksssss
la 'our yooris of Afr.WwUtnojr,aa.h
t.g of the actual needs of the "People
whose laws. they profess to Interpret." '
Roosevelt attacked the-Democratic and
Republican parties ssbelng. "utterly-un
responsive- to tne demand or the day.
"Opposition to the Progressive-cause'
he said, "comes from- the. reactionaries
In both the old parties. , Tbkyj alone
are the onea who will be against us at
the polls to-morrow."
The colonel .rode back to Sagamore
Hill, from MIneola In his. automobile.
and, after dinner, went down Into the
village to the opera, house. Red Are
lit up the roada and bands played a
ne drove up to the theater door.
GUNNER'S MATE
CRUSHED BY CAR
AiMWiJtiM Cirriiei oi Bal-
ttislip MirtiiarRiis
AMflCk.
Norfolk. Va.. Nov. 4. While endeavor
ing: to .get his gun ready for action to
begin firing at targets, Matthew ,Ie-
! fliitiiiH'a tnata nrt liA K'atttaahln
is o4i: m aas,ii - aasja,,ciuar
Michigan, was almost Instantly-klHed on
board that vessel' to-day. '
He was caught between an-ammunition
car and the. side ot No. 1. gun. turret
and crushed. Hls'back was broken and
he-lived but a few minute -after'' the
ship's-surgeons reached" hrsalde. . t
ThaMlehigan, which hadbeerT down
the coast In response to calls for. as
sistance . from vessels' In distress,- was
coming Into line .w(th other slips Cof
the, fleet on the Southtrn drill , grounds
when the-accident occurred. Devine.wss
helping to remove 'ammunlUon'. from': the'
car,so bis crew .woiild,n6tn be 'behind
other when the order to fire waa given.'
Thc,car started suddenly, and he waa
Jammed against the 'turret with terrific
force: , ' . ." .
Devine's'hsme wawtn Somervllle," Mass.
The death of Devine makes the'thlrd a
cldent-to Jhsppen among the ship .of
the1 -fleet now on the Southern drill
grounds.' and so far'the amnia!, target
practice naa oeen aeiayea tnree aaya.
HUSBjlJfD CAUSED DEATH.
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Sack la Aecasatloa la "Will .Which
, .Leaves Hlat Nothlaar..
Bpston, Nov. 4. The wUl ,of-Mr. Ida
Johnson-Brown, who died lnvHyde. Park
General-Hospital Saturday inlgW which
waa -filed- tc-day,-accuses 'her .husband.
the Hev. William A. Brown, -of.-havrn
caused her death, and leaves everything
to her mother, Mrs. Ida Johnson, J of
Brooklyn N. Y., In trust for her daugh
ter. v . . - J?; , 1 r -i
This daughter is Ida Brown.. elcht .years
old, who, since the deth;of-'her mother;
has mysteriously disappeared. The'father
tookVthe child -folio wink' the mother's
death-and neither have.been.eeen.smce;
The-bodv ef 'the womanwaa'taken'to
f Brooklynr N. T today-.for,.brial. Th
wTII save. In Dart:. .- t -',.. . .-
m'PU)bsely leave nothing-. to 'my hus--hana-'Wlfiikm
A. TBrown.--as 'he is'th
cause of my death, and irany.-other.rea-l
sons ire'aeajrea,-1 rier.u,awop state-l
ment aated April! J, MIX, and la the'eua-4
todyoi my lawxsr.-jcwixe.n-nay.
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WTISON.
LARGEST VOTE
IN HISTORY OF
U. S. EXPECTED
Giihj Waattiir, GomliMdwitli
Excittment of Fiiht, Iki
Gaosi.
WILL ,BEa7 UT
t.:j..i:.P n..aiel- lUaefa-esvl1-' M and-Northern Callfor
TO llMlltl CUtrlltK ArriHll Western. Montana and yiolng m
, y. I only puee threatened -with, lnden
Bit MNits om rtiTm
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'Sew Tork.. Nov. t-It U predicted to
night that the vote at to-morrow a elec
tion for President will exceed all pre
vious record.- With fair weather prom-
lsed for practically the entire country
and the factions using every means to
get oat' their supporters, an enormous
poll Is assured. Campaign leaders admit
ted to-night that they had never worked
quite so -bard as they have for the past
six months to get out the vote, but their
efforts are being rewarded, they said.
by telegrams to-night which Insure that
ivery district manager has done his
duty well.
A matter being much discussed to
night Is the extent to which the Social
1st ticket headed by Debs and Seldel will
cut Into the vote of the three leading
candidates. The Progressive leaders as
sert that the Socialists will poll a heavy
vote, drawing largely from the Republi
can and Democratic ranks.
Relaras Will Be Late.
Although the polls In several States
close as early- as 4 o'clock and In some
districts at 3 In the afternoon, the bal
loting places In most the States will re
main openfronr 7 a."m. to 5 p. m. Pull
reports will not beavailable from any
section until after 5 o'clock In the after
noon and comprehensive returns from
many States or Congressional districts
will probably not be ready before 9 or
10, Eastern time. The first report on the
balloting from any place is expected to
come from the very small voting pre
cincts in Massachusetts aa early as 3-J
in the afternoon.
The Presidential candidates have pre-
pared'to receive returns from State and
local leaders In all sections of the coun
try. Telegraph wires were Installed at
the national political headauarters of
the Progressive, democratic, and ne
pub'ltcan 'committees to-day for the re
ception of returns.
" Wilson to Stay at Home.
-The. private wires to Gov. Wilson's
home at Princeton will run from .the
Democratic headquarters here. While
President Taft Is hearing -the result of
the.bsllotlng at the home of his brother.
Charles P. Taft. In Cincinnati. .Mrs. Taft.
Miss Helen, and Henry,1 W. Taft. will
Join Republican - Chairman -Charles
HUles In this. city and will-have a pri
vate wire from Republican national
headquarters.
. Democratic .Chairman McComb. who
Is In 'poor .health, will hear, the returns
In a 'private room at his hotel, removed
from the bustle and excitement ofthe
committee headquarters. Most 'of the"
national. committeemen who have been
at work" In their 'respective heidquarters
here have returned home to vote.
ThVwlre running Into Gov. Wilson's
home will be equipped at the 'Princeton
end: with' UieTaTne key, sounder and re-lay-that-were
used in receiving the- fate
ful ticks that brought the news of victory-
into the home of Qrover- Cleveland
1n; MK. rTbe Instruments were sent to
Gov. Wilson to-day by commodore K. c
BenedlctVallfelong -f riertd"of the late
tPreideat.-The Governor willjhnve with
him" at his home only the. members of
his. 'family, and hla younger brother, Jo-
epn si. wiison. -w
' To Protect 'Ballot Boxes.
Chicago", 'Nov. 4. William jr Burns and
hs detectives .have -been retained by the
Prwnulv forces In Illlnolato watch for
ejection 'fraud. The action waa' taken by.
efllll JlcCormIck.;head of the forces In
the" Stte.- The suggestion is said to have
psB&.made. by ;CoL.Rooeevelt. . .
Aeoordlna: to McCormick. man to ttrniid)- held Charles Conway and his wife.
per Vith the' lwllocliave Wen" discovered I
In .AMalt. "arria In fltliaf Mm 'In fr.
T&ESIDKBT'T&FT.
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The Finest Eper"
Is Prediction for
Today's Weather
Republican weather "th finest ever"
waa the prediction ot the Weather Bu
reau for election day. Bright, clear
skies and warmth are the concessions
offered to voters by the weather man.
Except in the far West, the weather
will be Ideal, the official forecast declar
ed. In the past clear weather ha ar
gued for Republican success.
"Pretty classy for election day, w
consider our contribution." said Prof.
Krankenfeld, chief forecaster, to-day.
Cloudy weather only is promised in
thoOnrat Lakes territory and Northern
New England and New Tork. Rain is
not expected in this section. In every
BUte east of the Rocky Mountains fair,
clear skies are promised.' Warmer tem
peratures to-morrow will also.be general
cwrajriHJe-etKlha''-ttatjMlppl
T-airw-Lu7MIht-T!n--are sched
uled -ZnOrrOW onlv In . Wuhlnvtnm
Oregon., Idaho..-and Northern California.
in
Inclement
voting conditions, rain and snow being
considered probable.
Not In many years has such line
weather been promised on general lec
tlon day. .
Train Kllla Two.
Battle Creek. Mloh.. Nov. 4.-6tephen
Smith, sixty-four, and Julrua Parlow,
twenty-one. living near Verona, were In
stantly killed to-day by a Grand Trunk
passenger train at a grade crossing. Th
men were crossing the track In a covered
buggy and did not see the approaching
train.
DIVER AND WIFE
HELD FDR TRIAL
AHifid Sliyir of Biitimon
Hilnss DnIis Grfii Was
PriMdititid.
Chicago. Nov. . Following the holding
for the grand Jury of Charles Newton
Kramer, .alias Charles NT Conway, high
diver and parachute Jumper, and hla
wife, Lillian Beatrice Ryall-Conwav-
Kramer. burlesque actress, Hon tamer.
and snake charmer, to-day for the mur
der of Miss. Sophia Gertrude Singer. Bal
timore 'heiress, on the night of Monday.
October , the police made preparation
to tear Kramer's plea of self-defense to
piece.
Both Kramer and his wife testified" at
the coroner's inquiry Into the murder,
which was held during; the day. Kramer
repeated hi, confession to the police-last
Saturday, making- only a few minor cor
rections... He testified. that he killed the
Baltimore heiress In self-defense only
arter'sne naa attacked him with a door
knob blilr and a raxor.
'Aa in his' confession to the police, he
absolved his "wife .from any and all con
nection with the attack which resulted
m Miss Slncer-s death.
"A God I my Judge. I did not Intend
to kill. her. I. struck her only In self-
oeiense wnen sne ruaned at me with the
billy .and. the - raxor." , he dramatically
shouted -at one point.
'.Asked to explain -why he had bound
and gagged bis victim after he had
struck her in- the head with the billy.
Kramer said the blow on the head only
stunned, her and she began screaming.
"I 'then took the rope which I had
brought In. from the yardtearller in the
day.for. the purpose ot stringing Keaeross
the clothes closet, and tied her hands
and legs with it." he added.
Asked If he had a further statement
to make, he said: ,
I am very sorry' It occurred. I also
am sorry 'for Miss Singer's mother and
for William Warthen. her sweetheart,
who I "know loved her aa I love my
wife." .
William Randolph war then, fiancee of
the slain 'woman, denied that Mis Sin
ger had. ever subbed him, as declared
by Kramer and his wife. He also de
clared-false Kramers story that Mis
Singer waa addicted, to oplusa and
whisky " 7 t
Diver aad Wife ReleV
ChIcago,''Nov. 4. The coroner's Jury to-
Beatrice - Hrall "Conwar. for the grand
ELABORATE PflEPARATHWS
kHKIi Inrfc a, Umi Vfirbj
Hnid!,mfTiA!10m '
ttH CMMtry.
All Washington I on the qui rive this!
merams. the' crisis in a peculiarly jlrll
t siege of polltlco-manl. Hapvlhr fol
lowed tar eight months th bitterest sad;
most spectacular precoaventloa aad na
tional campaign since that ""-li'v
prscedlneT the crrii war. th dtaso
franchlaed citlsens of the National Cap
ital an eating, tmnkinr. and talkina-
politlcs to-day. when the Jury, some
fifteen millions In number, will brine
in the verdict of the American people.
Wilson. Taft. and Roosevett ware the
name on all Mp hut night, and bun-
area of thousands to-day win drink M.
lerly such fraamentarr beta of In
formation sa can be gleaned from re
port from th forty-eight batfteflilda
Involved In the final struggle. la the
vote heavy? How la New Tork otaa-T
Are then any indication of a Roosevelt i
landslide? Who Is running second?
Which way Is the silent vote going?1
These an only a few of the questions f
which have been in the mind of mil'
lion throughout the country for week)
and which residents of WaaMaaton will
seek to answer from earlier returns to
day.
BaUetlas the Meeeav
To-night, when the telegraph wire wilt
t carrying the earliest saral-official re
sults of the electoral vote, adult Wash
ington win be circulating from on
stereopticon bulletin board to th next,
sifting in and out of newspaper offices,
dashing madly from one cafe to the next,
grouped around private telegraph wires,
and performing aa patriotic and fun
lovlng Americana usually do on an elec
tion night.
All over th cUr. In clubs, thaitm.
hotels and In rooms rented for the pur
pose, th news from the outside win bo
flashed over private wires.
The police will be out in force ta kaent
within bound the good natured crowd
that alway throng th street oa else.
dob nifftt.
Msusr Hosa to Vote.
-W-'
Not all or the residents ef th Dts
trlct will be her to receive the returns,
for thousands have left for their home
where they are registered that they may
have a voice in the selection of the next
President. It is difficult to correctly r
estimate the number that has left, but
i i in ine nognoornooa of 10.000.
There will be a vote cast in the Dis
trict, however, although It win not b
counted In the general returns and will
have no effect In the election. The Dl
trlct Suffrage League has provided fifty"
polling places and ha distributed bal
lots by the tens of thousands. The,
ballots will not only show the sentiments
of the District in reemnt n ...
President but In regard to the rmirh-
mooted District suffrage question. Tho
ballots will be distributed this morning
to the thousands of government employ
es and the newspapers also will contain
the ballots which may be clipped and
used.
In spite of the fact that thfci -r..,--.
political situation la th most ramnkr
for year and ha aroused unusual in-
terest. mere is but little money belnir
"n un ine outcome. Wilson 1 the,
favorite in the bettlnc. the mnl wt,i
being S to 1. and even at that flaure
there Is little money, either Ronmval n
Taft. to be had. There has been some
betting In New Tork at bis odds for
Wilson, but local money is inactive, prin
cipally through the prevailing opinion
that the election ot the Democratic can
didate la Inevitable.
It Is said in financial circles that ever
since the Baltimore convention the elec
tion of Wilson has been presupposed and
business has been regulated accordingly.
A local bet of tl.OOO to J1.O0O on Wilson v v
to win against the field was made yester
day, but bets of any size, if they have
been made, have been kept extremelv
dark. There was also SI5.XX laid axa!nr
15.000 on the election of Sulzer for Gov
ernor of New Tork.
Freak Bete In Barksnroaad.
But even the freak gamester who at
election time usually shows himself with
his wheelbarrow, ecg, or peanut Is In tho
background this car, and wagers of all
kinds are scarce.
At most of the places -where tbe re-
turna will be received to-night arrange
ments also have been made to provide
some sort or entertainment until the
wires begin to worn. Music and re
freshments of all sorts will be provided,
and there will be many election fans
who will welcome these provisions, es
pecially those of Viv -freshment nature,
for the bars will be obliged to .close
promptly at midnight, as usual, anoTth
club and private parties will be th only
plaies to assuage the election thirst that
will not be stilled.
At many ot the moving picture show
Coatlaaed oa Pace Two.
Bull Moose and
Little "Mooses" Not '
Able to Cast Votes
Nsjw Tork. 'Nov. 4. The two leading
candidate on the national Progressive
ticket. Col. Roosevelt and Gov. John'-
son. will not vot to-morrow. for the
reason- that neither registered. Col.
Roosevelt Intended to register on tho
last day of registration when he re
turned from Ids Western trip, but the
bullet that was put into him at Mil
wankee and hi detention In the Chi
cago hospital made it Impossible tor
him to reach Oyster Bay' la Urn to
have hla nam recorded om th registra
tion Bat. , - v
Gov. Johnson, who took, up,the speak
ing ton? ot the colonel, waa unable to
reach California In time to -register.
Senator Dixon, the general manager
of the national 'Progressive party; comes
from Montana and he was detained In
thi dry with the business of the . -cam-
nla..o- that IM 1 saTkVlMs- Ml J

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