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CAST YOUR VOTE FOR YOUR OWN CAUSE TODAY
If you have a just complaint; if you have a protest; MAKE IT TODAY AT THE BALLOT BOX WITH YOUR VOTE.
Today your protest won't be jeered at by the POWERS. Today your protest will be respected and it will be heard throughout the state and nation.
It avails you nothing to complain bitterly of injustice and wrongs year after year if, on election day, you are soothed or deceived into voting to perpetuate that wrong and that injustice.
For four long years the people of this state and nation have asked for the bread of Equal Rights, for the Bread of a Square Deal, and they have been handed the stone of Robbery Tariff, and high cost
of living—the stone of crooked gang rule and boss-controlled judges.
Today the voters of this state and nation have the opportunity, not only to ask for their rights and for the Square Deal—they can demand them, and THEY CAN SECURE THEM.
Vote for YOUR OWN CAUSE today.
Vote for YOUR OWN MEASURES.
Vote for the MEN who will SERVE YOU.
THE TIMES HONESTLY BELIEVES THAT THE VOTERS CAN BEST SERVE TfiSIR CAUSE TODAY BY VOTING FOR THE PRINCIPLES OF THE PROGRESSIVE PARTY, AND BY VOT
ING FOR THE LEADING CANDIDATES ON THE PROGRESSIVE TICKET.
Vote to kick the bosses out of politics.
1 REASON why you should watch
fur the returns tonight is that
you won't be disturbed tomorrow
morning by the shrill cry of
"WUXTREE" from the newsboys.
The Times will have the returns
first, as usual.
VOL. IX. NO. 279.
FIRST RETURNS SHOW TAH LEADER
EXPECT BIG VOTE
IN TACOMA TODAY
It looks like a record-breaking
At noon today over 10,000 bal
lots bad been cast in the city and
they were coining fast.
Very few straight tickets are
- being cast, judging by the time
it 1b taking each voter to mark
his ticket. The average citizen
seems to be voting on about every
ticket on the ballot.
All parties, except the social
ists and prohibitionists, have
. automobiles out. Voters who nev
er get an automobile ride any
other time g>et one today.
There Is every indication that
the vote in this city will go up to
the 25,000 mark and may go
Under a misunderstanding in
- some precincts the polls were
opened at 8 o'clock by the judgeß
instead of 9 as called for by law.
No complaint will be made on
this score, however, unless some
apparent fraud develops later as
a result of the action.
Dispatches from all states indi
cate that a record vote will be
. cast for president this year.
Bad weather prevails general
ly all over the country but it did
not put a damper on the enthus
iasm of the voters who marched
to the polls with a determination
to settle things for once at least.
The unusual situation prevails
generally that everybody is claim
ing everything and actually be
lieving they are justified.
There is more Independent vot
ing than ever in the history or
the nation and scratched tickets
Are the rule in all states.
HE IS WHIPPED
BERLIN, Nov. s.—Virtual ad
mission by the sultan of Turkey
that he no longer can control his
Mahotnmedan subject;! is causing
great alarm today throughout all
Europe. The powers are rushing
all available warships to the
- .» Turkish capital to protect foreign
The greatest concern Is over
the situation at Constantinople
"CRESCENT LOAN CO"
A SHARK ENTERPRISE
Among other loan sharks that
have fattened on the slender earn
ings of hundreds of Tacoma work-
Ing men and women, the "Cres
~ cent Loan Co." which operated
from an office on the third floor
of the California buildings, stands
For instance, a loan of $50
Cheap Rates On
We will Insure a dwelling or
contents at the rate of $7 per
thousand for three years if d«
tached 25 feet from other build
ings. You can't afford to risk
Calvin Philips &Co.
til California Bid*. Mala M
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♦ CHAIRMEN «•
•f C. J. Jackson, democrat: <£•
<5> "Lister will carry Pierce <$•
<>> county by 10,00 and Wilson <£>
♦ .by 5,000. The complete ♦
<$> democratic ticket will be <$■
♦ elected in the county." <$>
<«> F. D. Hill, republican— <•>
♦ We will carry the county for <$•
■?' national, state and county ♦
<?> tickets by 3,0 00, according <t>
♦ to complete canvass of the <S>
♦ precincts." <£>
>?> Dr. Taylor, progressive: 3>
♦ "We have beaten them in <£>
■«> the campaign and I cannot <$>
♦ see where they can either of <J>
<$> them get the votes to win. ♦
♦ Everything is Roosevelt." «>
with Its Christian population, to
taling hundreds of thousands.
Dispatches received here today
say foreign embassies, legations
and business houses are heavily
guarded. Most of the city's shops
are closed end barricaded, the
owners fearing wholesale looting.
Reports of a Christian massacre
at Rodosto have not been veri
was made to a clerk in a cigar
This victim paid back $13.35
every month for six months; a
total of EIGHTY DOLLARS AND
This generous firm required
its victims to pay only ONE HUN
DIIED AND TWENTY PER
CENT, yon see.
The sharks who hid behind this
company name, "Crescent Loan
Co." are now operating under an
other and more Impressive title,
and Tbe Times will print a de
tailed account of soice of th«
transactions of these sharks later
in the week.
In the meantime, many men
and women are coming to The
Times with heart-breaking stor
ies of the pitiless persecutions
waged upon them by loan sharks,
more notably the D. H. TOLMAN
and D. D. DRAKE outfits.
.In all cases the advice of The
Times Is the same; refuse to pay
these sharks ONE CENT more
than ONE PER CENT A MONTH
INTEREST; that la the law.
A straw vote taken in the Don
nelly hotel lobby last night re
sulted in 18 for War burton as
against 3 for Johnson.
THE ONLY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER IN TACOMA
Why, Cert! We're All Going To Be Elected
HOW THE CANDIDATES VOTED
OYSTER BAY, N. V., Nov. 6.
—Col. Theodore Roosevelt, the
progressive candidate for presi
dent, voted here for the Roose
velt and Johnson electors at ex
actly 12:05 o'clock this after
noon. Robert Duvall, an attor
ney, who met the colonel at the
entrance to the booth, asked:
"Colonel, do you think you
know how to vote the bull moose
"I think I do," responded the
colonel with a grin.
WILLIAM H. TAFT
CINCINNATI, 0., Nov. IB. —
At 12 o'clock President Taft
cast his vote In the third ward,
precinct M, here, after automo
biling from the home of his
brother, Charles P. Taft.
An unknown man appeared at
the home of Charles P. Taft this
morning and when the maid an
swered the doorbell, tried to
push past her, but failed. The
man was finally ejected by a
PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. 10.
—At 10:61 o'clock Woodrow
Wilson, democratic nominee for
president, cast his ballot here.
TACOMA, WASHINGTON,TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1912.
As he was emerging from the
booth, Wilson said:
"Whoever arranged that bal
lot made the democratic eli>
tors as hard to find as possible.
They are almost concealed."
Photographers took snapshots
of the governor as he was en
tering the election booth, and
also when he left.
I I <;i si: v. DEBS
TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Nov. 5.
—As he failed to register, Eu
gene V. Debe, socialist candi
date for president, was unable to
vote today. His failing to reg
ister was due to being away ev
ery time when registration was
' I l<. I: M CHAFIN
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. B.—Eu
gene Cbafin, prohibition candi
date for the presidency, went to
the polls here early today. Cha
fln closed the 100 th day of his
campaign last night, having
made 548 speeches in all, which
he maintains is a record.
PITTSBURO, Pa., Nov. B. —
Pennsylvania : is j doubtful. ■ Th%
weather Is Ideal and an immense
vote is being polled. ;
TIMES WILL LEAD
IN THE RETURNS
The Times has completed unusually elaborate and detailed
plans to give the first returns of the election in county, state
ami tuition tonight. An all-night service will he maintained,
the returns being flashed on the big screen at the Times office,
at Ninth and Commerce, from U:.U> o'clock onward.
Abattery of Wahl adding machines, attached to 'Renting
topi typewriters, has been installed, anjl will be operated by a
corps' of expert* engaged by the Kemlngton Typewriter com
The Times bus also secured a high-power stereoptieon,
the largest in Tacoma, through the courtesy of the Pantages
Owing to the splendid organization of the Bcripnn syndi
cate of newspaper* throughout the entire United BU»te«, the
Times will receive return* immediately, and these, in turn,
will be flashed upon the screen.
Just as fast as the auditor* have the figures on the presi
dential vote in the important and deciding states, extra editions
of the Times will be issued and the figures given will be final,
absolute and authentic.
Come down town tonight and come to Times Square—
Ninth and Commerce.
There will be no tedious waits; there wIU be something
doing every minute.
HOME EDITION 30 CKNTB A MONTH.
(United Press Leased Wire.)
NEW BEDFORD, Mass., Nov.
!>.—Five out of 115 precincts In
N«'W Bedford gives Wilson, G80;
lloosevelt, 407; Tuft, 1,2418.
AVON, Mass., Nov. s.—The
vote here today was: Roosevelt,
147; Wilson. 142; Taftt, 79.
In 1908 the vote was: Taft,
179; Bryan, 110; Hisgen, 31.
DUBLIN, Maine, Nov. s.—The
first returns from any precinct In
Maine^ —Hurricane—gave: Tart,
11; Wilson, 7; Roosevelt 7;
In 1908 Hurricane gave Taft
7 votes; Bryan, 6.
BROCKTOX, Mass., Nov. 5.—
Republican leaders admitted this
afternoon that early fragmentary
returns indicated that Wilson had
carried Brockton, normally a re
publican city. Roosevelt is run
ning second. The progressive can
didate U leading here in the gub
SHIRLEY, Mass., Nov. 5. —
Complete vote for Shirley: Roose
velt, 81; Taft, 74; Wilson, 83.
Four years ago: Taft, 150;
PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 5. —
With perfect election weather
throughout the state, a heavy
early vote was cast in Arizona to
day with indications of the nor
mal democratic majority.
XORWELL, Mass., Nov. 5. —
The vote here today stood:
Roosevelt, 104; Taft, 97; Wil
For governor: Walker (Rep.),
97; Bird, (Prog.), 8G; Foss,
KINGSTON, Mass., Nov. 5.—
The vote of Kingston for the pres
idential candidates follows:
Colonel Roosevelt, 95; Taft,
128; Wilson, 85.
In 1908 Kingston gave Taft
239; Bryan, 58; Hisken, 14.
CHICAGO, Nov. s.—With Ideal
election weather prevailing, it
was predicted today that 150,004
ballots would be case in Chicago.
This means that more than 8o
per cent of the total registration
will go to the polls. The voting
everywhere in Illinois is reported
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5. —
Although betting on the presi
dential race is light, there Is
plenty of wagering being done on
the senatorial fight, Jonathan
Bourne and Ben Selling receiving
the backing of the bettors.
Vtl main 12. • WSJ
9 IIOUIIS op more constant, never
resting bulletin service will be on
(up down in Times Square to
night; Cory, the cartoonist, will
be there and you may be sure of
something doing every instant.
IX \l,IUt \SKA
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 5. —The
concensus of opinion here today
is that the race between Colonel
Roosevelt and Governor Wilson
for the electoral vote of Nebraska
will be close with President Taft
running a poor third.
The democratic state ticket
probably will be elected.
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Nov. 6. —
The heaviest vote in the history
of Wyoming Is being polled to
day. Democrats and proKress.ive»
are fusing to carry the state leg
islature and defeat United Statue
Senator Warren for re-election.
JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 6. —
Progressive leaders early today
Claimed they would be able to
cut down the normal democratlo
pluralities in Mississippi today.
Colonel Roosevelt, they said, la
showing unexpected strength.
DBS MOINF.S, lowa, Nov. 5. —
Despite extremely cold weather
throughout the state, an unusual
ly heavy early vote was reported
everywhere. Hundreds of per
sons waited outside the booths
NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 5.
—Early reports from the princi
pal cities and towns In Connecti
cut indicated that the race be
tween the three presidential can
didates will be extremely close.
BOISE, Ida., Nov. 5. — The
matter before the electorate of
Idaho, with the exception of the
presidential race, which attracted
perhaps the widest attention, is
the initiative and referendum.
SAN FRANCISCO, Not. 6. —
Voters will either have to vote for
Roosevelt or Wilson here today, aa
Taft's name does not appear on.
the ballot, the state convention
eliminating his name.
SEATTLE, Nov. 6.— "Roosevelt
will carry the state by from
25,000 to 50,000 majority," said
dgnr C. Snyder, chairman of the
progressive state committee, at
noon today, after receiving re
ports from all parts of the state
which indicated that straight
tickets are being Toted pretty
generally. Snyder takes this to
indicate that the voters have de
cided upon a clean sweep of the
old parties. The democrats, how
ever, se victory coming In their
direction. About 2 5 per cent of
the voters are women, the most
active workers among whom are
. The betting favors Roosevelt at
a triflo better than even against
the field so far a sthia state M |
concerned. .' , ••
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