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WHOLE NUMBER 19,163.
RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8,1912.
TU WCATBUCK TO JAT r?J.
PRICE TWO OBS
may cause clash
Partitioning of European
Turkey Is Potent With
PART OF ALBANIA
Triple Alliance Said to Have
Agreed to Make It Independ?
ent; With Duke of the
Abruzxi aa King?Omin?
ous Silence Along Lines
Lwita, ?wWr T.?The Tlsnee
Flatt the fejUewtag atopateb nlif
?ate of Mere?her T. Um? P. M.t 'It fa
uniteS, hat wtth?t eferteJ eeaar
?rtw, that the Bulgaria, troops have
awajfaf the Tehatalla awhwh*
London. November 7.?The laat
twenty-four hoars have brought lit?
tle new? of Importance from the seat
of war. The report that Saloniki baa
been evacuated la premature, and a
similar report concerning Monas tir
StlU hi unconfirmed. There Is no au?
thentic news of the alleged defeat of
the Tarka before Tebatalja. On the
contrary, a Constantinople dlspaUb
sets forth the Turkish claim that there
are no Bulgarians before Tehatalla.
and that both armies are resting. T*e
Turkish reports regarding the pro?
gress of the war, however, have been
so consistently misleading as to have
The pr?sent lull In news may mean
that some Important action la pro?
ceeding. In the meantime, diplomatic
efforts to end the war are making
no progress, and the European press Is
busy discussing all aspects of the set?
tlement of the difficult questions.
Everything tends to show that almost
Irreconcilable antagonisms will arise
over the allocation of Turkish terri?
tory. Servta claims as her share a
large part of Albania. Including vba
Adriatic ports of Purasso. Ailezzto and
San Giovanni dl Medua. According to
the Servian Premier's statement to tiie
Parts Temps, the allies desire the
partition of European Turkey, leaving
the fate of Constantinople to the de?
cision of the powers.
According to reports current in Ber?
lin, the Intention of the allies Is to
divide Albania between Servia am*
t?reece. but ?n agreement already ex?
ists between Austria and Italy whtca
would be supported by Germany, guar?
anteeing the integrity and independ
? nee of Albania, and the triple alliance
is determined to prevent Servia at all
costs from reaching the Adriatic It
is even asserted that the triple alli?
ance has agreed to make Albania in?
dependent with the Duke of t&e Ab
ruzgl as King.
Another important meeting took
place at Bucharest to-day between the
Roumanian Premier and the Russ'an
and Austrian ministers. It Is report?
ed thst the powers to-morrow will
communicate to the Balkan states
Turkey s request for mediation.
Oys eased te Seeking Peaee.
Constantinople, November 7.?Public
opinion In Constantinople is strongly
opposed to the idea of seeking media?
tion or peace. Nasim Pasha, the Turk?
ish commander-tn-chlef. has reported
to the r TTemment that the army Is
determln a to tight until victorious or
absolutely defeated. He regards the
reverses sustained as unfortunate, bat
eays the brave Ottoman army Is con?
fident of ultimate success, and that
, the whole corps of officers Is unani?
mous in favor of continuing the war.
The principal officers in Constanti?
nople have handed the Grand Visier,
Kiamil Pasha, a signed declaration In
the same spirit and the Party of;
Union and Progress promises to sup?
port the government In the policy of
press cu ting the wsr with energy.
These considerations are having
weight with the government
Meanwhile, there ba\e been no de?
velopments st the front. Reconnais?
sances by the eastern army to-day be?
fore Tchorlu failed to show the pres?
ence of any Bulgarians, but Nazis
Paska reports that a Bulgarian recon
aoltering party was repulsed about
four miles from Rodosto. So far as
can be learned here, there has been
very little change In the military sit?
uation in the last twenty-four hou-->.
A sort of self-imposed armistice ob?
tains on the Thracean plains Both
Sides sppear to require time to rest
?nd reorganize after their recent ex?
It Is believed by Turkish officials
that probably a week will elapse be?
fore hostilities are resumed along; tue
Tebataija lines, which battle Is ex?
pected to decide the campaign, unless
pesc-'. comes to spare the oelllgerents
The rumor that Saloniki has been
Occupied la not confirmed, but It IS
known the town is bard, pressed.
Mussulman refugees continue to ar?
rive at the outskirts of the capital
from practically the ?n<>lr country!
south of the Bulgariaa a?vance lines.
The scene outside the city walls at
the Adrianoole gate la one of direful
distress. Men. women js| chtPsrc*.
?arts and cattle are huddled together.
The euthorlties are try rag to sup.-ly
the Immediate wants of the refugees,
and have licHsl to send them to Asia
The ambassadors of the live powers
Be d a meeting this morning at the
Forte and met the Grand Visier aad
the Foreign Minister, ft to ? Sustsad
tbey dlacngssd mcaeaicg of public
safety and the question of med 1st Ion.
but nothing to known of the decisions
reached The powers have made no
Shave with reference to mediation
Cologne. Germany. November T.?The
Turks are rrparted to bare brew do
StoHgrj basten by the atobjjarto.no and
drives In disorder frees their pesttteno
S* the Tebatalja forts, la front of
No Longer Any Doubt
of Majority in Up?
I COUNT IS CLOSE,
Further Strength May Be Won
at Doubtful State* Are Heard
From?Aid in Tariff Reform
May Alto Be Expected
Washington. November 7.?Control
at the Senate in the Sixty-third Con
gross now la practically assured to the
Democrats. Conceding to the Republi?
cans the Legislatures of all States ?tili
In the doubtful column to-night, the.
Democrats will have a vote of forty
eight, or one-half of the entire mem?
bership of the entire Senate; with a
Democratic Vice-president In the chair j
to cast the decldlag Ballot in case of a I
tla Seven States are yet to b* heard]
A Senator from say of these would
glv* the Democrats a clear majority,
and It is possible their strength will
be even further increased by winning
Kansas has been added to the Demo?
cratic column la tb* past twenty-four)
houra Taa States la which the com-j
plexlon of the Legislatures Is yet to!
be decided are: Illinois. Michigan.!
New Hampshire, Oregon. South Di
kota. Tennessee and Wyoming.
Ordinarily. Tennessee could be ra-|
lied upon to help the Democratic party,
but the factional light there may pre?
vent la this arista In Illinois there
are complications growing out of the
multiplicity of parties, rendering it
uncertain whether there will be a sen?
atoral election. In that State there
should be chosen a successor to the
deposed Senator Larimer, a* well as to
Senator Cullom. wins* term expires
oa the 4th of next March. If there
should be no election the effect would
be to favor the Democrats by reducing
the membership Sf the Senate to ninety
four, of which number tba forty-eight
already chosen would' be a working|
Ia Jtsw Hampshire the dispatches in?
dicate a possible combination of Dem?
ocrats and Moan hi Ins na and- la thai j
event prediction sa to tb* course at* the)
man selected would be mere guess?
Whatever the outcome In any of thej
State* mentioned, there can be no
doubt as to Democratic control of the)
In addition to the aid of the Vicc
Preaident in an emergency, they will
find willing co-operation among the
Progressive Senators. Three or four
of the Progressives are almost as lib?
eral in their tariff views and on other
questions a* the Democrats them?
selves. Senators Clap p. La Follette. j
Cummins. Gronna. Brlstow and PoJn
dexter are all avowed tariff reformers.
They also favor advanced legislation j
on other subjects. Senator Works an?
nounced his intention of voting for
the Democratic presidential candidate
some time before the election. This
determination was due. however, to a
peculiar combination of circumstances,
and the California Senator probably I
would not wish to have it construed |
as binding him to a Democratic legis?
lative policy. He is classed as a pro-!
Of the thirty-one hold-over Repub?
licans eight have been classed as Pro?
gressives In the past. They are Sena?
tors Bristow. of Kansas: Crawford, of
South Dakota: Cummins, of Iowa
Gronna, of North Dakota: Clasp, of
Minnesota; La Follette. of Wisconsin.
Polndexter. of Washington, and Works,
of Can font ia Mr. Norrls has been one
of the leaders of the Progressive ele?
ment In the House, and will continue
to co-operate with that element in the
Senate, as it Is expected that Senator
Kenyan, of Iowa, will, and possibly
Senator Borah, of Idaho, ta such meas?
ure* as may appeal to them. ?
Much interest I* manifested in the
political ajnietion* of the Progres?
sives. Heretofore they bare been con?
tent to be known as Progress! ve-Re
publtoaas. Whether any number of
them will withdraw from the Repub?
lican party is a problem. Senators
Bristow. Clapp and Polndexter are
understood to hare supported Mr.
Roosevelt, and If they should decline
to co-operate with the Republicans of
the Senate the change would mate?
rially weaken the old party.
New Tor*, Kov.
not prepared to discuss plans watch j
he Cad laid before VTes'dent.Elect ?
Wilson yesterdav. hut Intisasted that
within a few days be weald make aa
announcement concerning tb* future '
activity *f tb* national committee and ?
A sreeUag ?f the committee probably j
will he called within tb* next two)
weeks, sad resolution* In favor of
continuing the committee as a warfe?
in? Institution through tb* Wlleoo
?dmlatstrauaa w U be pr?sotrd. The
idea l* that sf csaSsctlsui a iistiasil
campaign fee the tdscatwa off tb* paw
pi* In Pinirstlp doctr'naa
Chili Saas MuComb* aaaouacad to?
night that be would start ssea sa s
tw* snootb*' vacation, probably at Hot
-Cat" I return," fee said. 1 w**M
prefer to ssy snytfelsss, of what I shall
do. 1 aw SSBlaauBi gtreu ft a
thought except that the
Its Electoral Vote Goes
to Swell Democratic
STILL IN DOUBT
State Wavers Back and Forth,
and Late Count Gives Wilson
Very Slender Plurality?Min?
nesota's Twelve Votes
Land in Roose?
tmm rrmiifi, Cat, Jlevesaher 7?
AMtkcr nrmftai la the Lea lagvies
Icim by C?ut7 Clerk Lelaad at 11
o'clock te-alght espahs wire* eut WO
aaa'a aarrew lead la California asm
pat RasseveM ahead by ISO ??tea.
The ?an? arei 4,237 preeiaets eat at
*JfTX Wilson, zm.izat Bsasevelt. 28*,
ass. Roosevelt's lead. IS*.
It as 'saw believed that the rata
wUI be as Stsss that California sans
aea* a aPUt eleeteral delegation ta
Near York. November 7.?Uncertainty
as to the electoral choice of California
and Illinois, as developed by belated
?return*, from both States, was t-ie
chief point of Interest to-da>. although
the counting of ballots in several
doubtful States still was under way.
That Illinois was safely in the Wil?
son column was indicated early in
the evening, but California, which had
been claimed by the Progressives -cur?
ing the day, wavered back to the
Democratic ranks, but with a plurality
so slender as to be almost negligible
At 10 o'clock to-night Wilson's
plursllty over Roosevelt In the State
had been reduced to ninety-nine
votes. A total of 4.238 precincts out
- 4.372 gar* Wilson. r>M*?: Roose?
velt, 280.127. Four precincts from Los |
Angelas County contributed towaru I
After apparently holding Illinois for
nearly forty hours from tr<- time t'ie
polls closed. Colonel Roosevelt lost its
twenty-nine electoral votes late m the
day. when the assembling of State?
wide returns showed a definite victory
for Governor Wilson,
On the strength of incomplete re?
turns as to the popular vote for Wil?
son. Roosevelt and Taft, the estimate
waa made to-night that Governor Wil?
son would not have a majority of all
votes east, in many States the popular
rote has been only roughly estimated
thus far.- but the reports Indicate that
the combined vote of Roosevelt and
Taft will be approximately l.OOe.000
more than the vote for Governor Wil?
The figures will be materially
changed by the final count, but it is
expected the proportion for each can?
didate will net vary greatly. The pre- |
llmlnaxy count gives Wilson approxl- j
mat?_?!>? ti per cent of the rote. Roose- j
vert zi per cent and Taft 2? per cent, j
The total vote thus far reported is
lasa than In 190S, while official returns!
are expected to bring It above those i
figures. In 19)8. out of a combined
vote of 14.030.858 cast for Taft and
Bryan. President Ta/t received over 34
Returns from Minnesota to-day con- .'
firmed the claim of Roosevelt to the ?
twelve electoral votes of that State.!
The Wilson victory, claimed on the j
earlier returns, had become doubtful!
last Rlghf as the count progressed. ]
Latest returns to-day. with many pre- j
eincts still to be heard from, gave i
Roosevelt an apparently safe major-1
The victory for Wilson in Newj
Hampshire did not carry with it con- ?
trol of the State Legislature, where!
the Republicans again have a majority j
on Joint ballot, and wlU dictate the)
selection of a United States Senator, j
ILLINOIS FOR WILSON
state la tea ceded Sa Htm hy Sahataa-i
Chicago. November 7.?With all but!
130 scattering precincts out of 4.2SS l.tj
Illinois reported. Governor Wilson to-,
night has a plurality of 0.437 over Col- j
onel Roosevelt, and It Is generally,
conceded that he has carried the state.;
AU of the precincts to be heard from.
are outside of Cook County, and many.
of them In the southern part of tne:
State, where further pluralities for;
Wilson are anticipated. Tho popular
vote now stands:
.Wilson. 39?.t2?: Roosevelt, 389.99!:
The vote for Ccok Count v was
Roosevelt 170.480: Wilson. 138.223. and
laft 70.924. In the 2.0*8 precincts oat
of 2.78s outside of Cook, the result
stood Wilson. 201.203: Roosevelt. 213.
? 11: Taft 170.373,
It became apparent early to-day that
Wilson soon would *ass Roosevelt's
vote. Throughout the day. Wilson's
gain was gradual. Then, when be waa
approximately 9.090 ahead of Roose
volt It was discovered that the Presi?
dent-elect had been credited erroneous?
ly with 8.SOS too many votes from Liv?
ingston County. This dec cased plur?
ality gave hope to the Progressives,
but It was short Uvcr. for almost every
precinct riparted from then *s Increaa- I
ad Wilson s sssd.
Lato returns gave additional gains to
Osvstsjsr Wilson m Illinois, and his
Plurality went up from 9.437 to 11.042.
OStclsls figures from Clay County
changed a plurality for Roosevelt of
1.798 to a plurality far Wilson of 1.390.
Other sOdltlsas tn the Wik*** column
m the belated returns fr
He Pronounces All Such
j Speculation Perfectly
WILL KEEP MIND
OPEN LONG TIME
Forming of New President's Of
ficial Family Will Be Result
of Careful Deliberation and
' Counsel With Party Lead?
ers?Coming to Staunton
for "Birthplace Jubilee."
Staunton Plans Jubilee
?tauutoa. Vaw Jferveuaber T.?
Mannten, tb* place mt OtHiwr WB.
***** birth, I* planning to aaafcc the
rr?*i*>ut-ciecr* aaaa* r>i**a labi?
le* la Pect amber mmm mt tb* Msg***.
Sar* ta tb* State'* history- Bvery
ettr ba tbef state ft* expected te be
aa*sss*ssasi ta the e*l*hruts*u.
I Princeton, N. J-. November 7.?Presi?
dent-Elect Wood row Wilson ha* not
decided upon the personnel of his Cabi?
net, and he Intends to keep his mind
opeh on the subject for a long time
before he takes otBoe. He manifestly
was concerned to-day about certain
speculations emanating from Prince?
ton with respect to the probable make?
up of his Cabinet. To pot an end. If
possible, to all gossip about Cabinet
appointments, he issued the following
"Such speculations are perfectly
fruitless, i mean to keep my mind
entirely open with regard to appoint?
ments of the first consequence until a
final announcement is possible. It will
be perfectly useless to resort to me for
co rroboration of any report, because
I shall have absolutely nothing to an?
nounce. No announcement will have
the least authority that is not made
over my own signature. These are
matters which must be determined by
very deliberate counsel, and not by
There la every reason to believe that!
Wood row Wilson, both aa presidential1
nominee aad President-elect, has not
i discussed the framing of a Cabinet
I with anybody, but will not make any
: final decision until after he maps out
j bis own coarse mt action with regard
i to his administration. From his an?
nounced intention of being the ''bast
listener in the United States" for a
few monttha it is probable that until
he baa talked with party leaders and
taken counsel with people all over the
country be will not let his mind deal
specifically wrth appointments.
Hta public Duty.
The Presldent-eleot said to-night
that he considered the time between his
election and his Inauguration a period
in which he should listen very care?
fully to the Ideals of men enlightened
and informed on national questions,
and that It was "a public duty" for
him to do so.
The President-elect was confronted
to-night with reports about his pro?
posed vacation. He said any definite
announcement that he was going to
the Bermudas was not authorised. I
"For the very reason that I am going
away to rest." he added, "I will hava
no announcement of my plana ta make
until the day before I start." He said
if he did take a sea trip he certainly
would not go on a private yacht, but
would go as any other person would
>n a regular steamer. He la anxious
for a vacation, and it is likely be will
get away within a fortnight.
Governor Wilson had a busy time
with his correspondence and telegrema,
to-day. Callers came In a steady pro?
cession. In spite of the rain aad muddy
roads. President Edwin A. Alderman,
of ?he University of Virginia, aad]
Dean Richard Dabney. of the same In?
stitution, paid a visit of compliment.
Peyton Cochran and Colonel Armi
stead Gordon, both of Staunton. Va.. j
the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson,
came to Invite him to visit the little
town again. They told him they were;
arranging; for "a birthplace Jubilee" tor |
him. He promised to come, and they
reft It to him to select a convenient
date. The President-elect said it prob-1
ably would be during the month of
December, though he was not sure
whether It would be on or near bis
birthday. December 28. when be wUl]
be fifty-six years old.
TANK CAR EXPLODES
Detroit. Mich.. November 7.?Joe I
Starzyk. thirteen year* old .was In- j
stantly killed- Joe Tomascxewaki. four?
teen, was perhaps fatally Injured, and
four other boys were badly burned late
to-day by an explosion of gas in a
tank ear which recently had. been'
emptied of gasolene.
The boys were playing bid* and
seek Tomasrsewski. noticing the I
empty tank car. derided It was s
good place to conceal himself He de?
scended, with Msrxyk following kin*, j
Just s* the latter was entering the |
opening Tomsscsewskl struck
Starsyk was blown fifty feet into tb* i
air and fell on top of a box car. three
tracks away. Tomasrsewski lay flat
on the floor of the car until the
nasses burned out. The other lads
were climbing on tb* ear when the
explosion occurred, sad an were more
or less burned.
Des Moljie*. laws. November *.? ?
Practically complete returns frans ?II i
but five mt the ninety-nln* c*estl*a mt
the Mat* continue to Imrasss the
plurality of Wood row WU**u. The
figure*: Wisse?. Itt.114: sag ???<*!?,
i?f.?*2. Tsft. 11 Lest wnsosr* plural?
ity, is.sll. remplet? ret are* frees aft j
but fwo legislative district* *bow that |
lb* legislature wilt be
election of Senator Ren yea.
HIS POST-ELECTION SMILE
PME8IDK3rT.EI.ECT WOODROW WILSON
The ?letar* waa takea at prtaeetea arter the retarae were ha.
Wilson Not Legally Bound to
Give Any Appointments
Bull M oosers Will Demand
Representation on Various
Boards and Commissions.
Washington, November 7.?State?
ments by Progressive party leaders
that they will expect representation
on nonpartisan government boards,
commissions, etc., has lsd to an exami?
nation here of the laws and prece?
dents bearing on such appointments.
This shows, it is declared, that the
lawmakers. In creating nonpartisan
boards and commissions,, made no pro?
vision (or selection of members from
minority parties. ConsequenUy the;
general rule haa been merely to pro- j
hibit more than a majority of thej
members of these boards and commis- I
I sions being selected from one party,
nothing being said from what party or
parties the minority shall be chosen.]
In accordance with this President
Wilson would be legally free <c most
cases to select minority members from
any of the minority parties.
The Hepburn rate law. increasing
the number of members of the Inter?
state Commerce Commission from live
to seven, provided that "nit more than
four commissioners shall be appointed
from the same petty." The law gov?
erning the appointment of three civil
service commissioners provided that
"not more than two of whom shall be
adherents of the same party." Turn
law creating the Board of General Ap?
praisers at New York provides that
"not more than five of whom shall bo
appointed from the same p>lttical
It Is generally recognized that the
I question of moral support for the do
I mand for representation will be passed
; upon by the Democratic leaders alone. I
In the House and Sennte represents-J
I Uon of Pr->gre*si\cs on committees and,'
1 commissions is likely to being com pi -1
i cations. In the last Congress the Dem?
ocratic majority required the Hepub
llcan minority, the leading minority. to
' care for the Socialist member la the
j committee appiintraenta. The general
I rule in both the House and the Senate
Is to allow the minority leader to make
j assignments of minority members or
Senators to the respective committees.
GO TO TRIAL TO-DAY
New York. November 7.?On the eve i
j of the trials of the foar gangsters?
("Whltey" Lewis. "Lefty Louie." "Dago"
Frank, and "Gyp. the Blood "?accused
of the actual kMiing of Herman Rosen
thai, the gsr.hler. an agreement was
snnounced to-night between District ,
Attcmey Whitman snd ?~ G. F. Wshle. I
couns*! for the Indicted men. that the 1
four shall be placed on trial together
I'ntil almost the eleventh hour it ?
was expected thst the men would have ,
indtvldusl trials, on Attorney Wahle s J
stipulation to this enact, "Whiter" ,
Lewis wss to have gone before Justice
Ooff and a jury in extraordinary ses?
A special panel of ;*S vsalremen for '
the trial has been drawn to sppear to- j
Justice G?ff. who will preside at the I
I trial* of the four gangsters, sat st |
I the tr ai or Charles Berber, and sc
teneed the former police lieutenant to |
die In the electric chair for Instigat?
ing the murder of Ros?nt he l
Boston. NovesjbsT 7.?The
aUc victory of Tu es day la Bs ass -
ehuseft* apparently did not extend be?
low the r.SVre? of Governor. Lieu
tenant-Governor and Secretary of j
State. I'nesnclal returns from the XI !
cities sad all but a few of the .
towns Stays pluralities for the Re
publican candidates for
urer. A natter and Atter?
omey-General of j
Next Congress Will See Many
Important Changes in
FAMILIAR FACES MISSING
f Formation of Wilson Cabinet
May Further Alter List of
Absent From House.
"Washington, November -7.?Although
Democratic control of the House of
Representatives by a greatly Increased
majority is assured, a general shake
up of the personnel of the Important
House committees In the next Con?
gress will be necessary.
The all-important Ways and Means
j Committee, which will shape into bills
I the tariff policies of the Wilson admin
j istratton, waa riddled by the election.
Of the fourteen Democrats on the com?
mittee, four will not return. Two of
these, however?Hughea of New Jer
I sey, and James, of Kentucky?go to
I the Senate. Randell, of Texas, and
j Brantley. of Georgia, are retired. Out
I of the seven Republicans on the cora
! mlttee. but two apparently will remain,
j John Dalzell. of Pennsylvania and
Samuel W. McCall. of Massachusetta
? for years shapera of the Republican
[ tariff policy, wcxe not candidates at
the polls, and Ebenerer Hill, of Con?
necticut: James C. Needham. of Cali?
fornia, acid probably Nicholas Long
worth, of Ohio, were beaten. Sereno
E. Payne, of New York, and Joseph W.
Fordney. of Michigan, may be the only
Republicans left The election of Rep.
reeentative Sulzer Governor of New
York leaves vacant the chairmanship
or the Important Foreign Affairs Com?
mittee. Flood, of Virginia, is ranking
member of the committee, bnt he de- j
cUned the chairmanship two rears ago
to accept the less Important Territories
Committee. Either he or Garner, of
Texas. 1* expected to get the place.
The election of Morris Sheppard. of|
Texas, to the Senat'. If seniority is
followed, will move Representative
Burnett, of Alabama, to the chairman?
ship of the House Buildings and
Grounds Committee, which handles the
big public buildings* so-called "pork
The vacancy at the head of the Pub?
lic Lands Committee, caused by the
failure of Representative Robinson, of
j Arkansas, to return, probably will be
i Sited by moving up Representative
I Graham, of Illinois, at present chair?
man of the Committee ca Expendltsres
in the Interior Department.
The Banking aad Currency Com?
mittee, investigating the so-called
-money trust." win be without a head.
Representative Pujo. of Louisiana, hav?
ing retired. Representattte Carter
Glass of Virginia, Is the ranking mem?
ber of the committee
The retirement of Representative
Lamb, of Virginia, as bead of the Com?
mittee of Agriculture opens this place
for Representative Lever, of South
Carolina but Mr. Lever would be
forced to give up the cha'rmanship of
the Education Comajltw. wh!<-h would
probably go to Representative .\ns
berry. of Ohio
This accounts for a'l of the chair
manabip* left vacant bp the election,
bnt the formation of the Wilson Cabi?
net sssy further alter the list Repre?
sentative Henry, of Texas, ^* airman
of Use Rules Committee: Representa?
tive Burteeon. of Texas, s member of
the Appropriation* Committee, ard
Representative t*nd?rwood. head of the:
Ways and Mean* Committee have been:
mentioned a? Cabinet possibilities
Lincoln. N?*. November T ?W'th re?
turn* In from three-fearth* or Ne
hranka counties. Wilson * plurality is
il.*e* The remain In ~ conn tie, she iid
increase n'n tend, m?kln? il probably
nearly I*.***. Fmatlcan* the a* me
rnuntle* show Merehead. Democrat. f*r
Governor. Il.eeo ahead <f Aidnrh.
rltb a preWnble farther gain of
r l>.a*a for M*refe*ad Korr I*. ?>
TO USE AS CLi
Forbes and Jenkins
$40,000 to Relinquish
TO SELL INTER]
Richmond Investors OrT?
Stock in Richmond and
I rico Railway, on Ret
I tion That When Addit
Franchises Are Secured, Vi
ginia Railway and Power
pany Will Be Forced to
Out New Company to Pr<
Its Own Property.
Charge? that W. s. )> orbea, aaratij
?Vat, aad Witten p. Jeafctu*,
president, ef the Ktrhnaoa? and
rlea Railway Company, had beau
tsSJsOS to get nnt mt the street .
was bnsiaesa, aad. after takia? tSjmi
money, had within twa rears SMlsuaj
tar aad aeeared a srs street rasp
war frunehlse; that within taw
tea days authorised hrafcera had
ed to seU the rights aad pre
af the Hrarleo read to the V
Hallway aad Power 1 anspnnj - nn*~swa|g
It had reeeatly beea represented tor,'
variona Hlehssead sawfasten asea tnmt
if ther would easse to aad Invest to
the Hearieo company It ee?M aeesww
from the CHy Cewacal saseh staves*.:
Ira nehmen an wools force the % tsgtof
RaUway aad Power Company to hwy
?at at an minia neat
hefere the CewaeU Co
Streets last nicht hy Henry W. Ai
j -el of the Vlralala Railway
Calls It -rake" Bid.
The sensatloaal ctinsnx of taw Isaaf."
1 drnwn-eot heurtag easse shsitlj atftea
j Charles V. Herewith, appeariaa; tor twa
' Richmond and Hcnrieo Hallway, hast
characterised the had mt Arths? Hag mV
St ce, ?f Hew York,
l~ Chews .
esdy to he saht east
Mr. Jenhlas. A
whew Mr. Andnaea drew a
Nr. Herewith, shewing hJa
to swear mt the SIS hM mt the
THalali CiwUHUml C<
with the direct
a awrpese to repeat their rsissn gsug'
embarrass the esJnttos; limsjssj to
mt ?nswhssj It to hsty east am
Cnf RsHif I r ? ail has I at tft*
In the course of the kmc hearing. It
was brought out that the Henrico Com?
pany has erected a railway line and
viaduct which Mr. Anderson says
should have cost approximately $75*,-'
?OS: that the company la bonded for
II.ISo.***. and has stock la Ilka,
amount, with a floating debt of ah sat
$:?.???. having capitalised the present
franchise, admitted to be unprofitable
in Ho use. a* more than $1.5M.se?. Tbo
ommRte? concluded the public hear?
ing of the interested parties late mat
night, and rose to meet Monday after.)
noon at 5 o'clock. Technically, ihm
oommttt.ee will be In executive session
_that la attorneys and outsiders will
not be given the privilege* of the Soor..
bat Chairman Pollock stated that puss
re presentativee would be admitted as
usual, the committee merely desiring
to get down to work and formalste Its
i report without interruption, but wttb
J no desire to k??p any of Its
j mgs secret
Hallway ttoe a amrawa
I Judge Christian opened the
ston last night on behalf of
i Upper A Co. who hM $5.???
j franchise. H? claimed the as
? behalf of the -highest and best
' The argument of Rr Keller at a prw
! vlous session that the Richmond SOsa.
j Henrieo Company, having already abj
street railway here, waa la a assJV
' tlcn to srlve better service in tbo
' and power held, he held, was
: merit, especially when it w
that t*?. railway would be
rather than a help to the
i the present "??e being admittedly nap,
I preatabte. I'ntese the bids war*
\tted In good feRh Judge Cbri
the whole competition to he
ri?n and a snare." wheS) tbat
j %** um?* as mnob as say other
I failed to ?et the award He eaJbM
i t-ntion to th- fact that the cans*
i the Consumiton tn regard to aba
of frsncbis- had bean ?ra?ed_be?
Heredlt\ nJ? cssssel for tb*
? ompany. fjanaansnansj
' "If geaeral reputation baa
to do with Urn -
has sase. t?
ttr cfieats. as I have
the highest faanclal ratSbE
reported le ytm by the ReW
respond* a is of tbo VlrgiaSS'
pany and ~ '