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.SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. NO.
M TARIFF IS
Foss Reelected in Massa
chusetts, and Kentucky
Governor Harmon Sees Success
for His Party in Presi
HARMON ITIEDICTS LANDSLIDE.
Columbus. Ohio, Nov. fc. Basing his ,
opiniop upon election results in Massa- J
chusetts. Kentucky, Ohio
and cither I
points. Governor Harmon today pre
dicted a national democratic landslide
next year. He considers the result the
strongest Indorsement of democracy
in recent years.
CHAMP f l.ARK ELATED.
Bowling Green. Mo., Nov. 8. Speak
er Champ Clark is elated with the re-
sult of the more important elections created heavily ail over the state.
throughout the country, a. Indicated j Dayton and Conneaut elected three o-
in early returns. i ciallst councilraen. At Conneaut the
"This Is good news." he said. "It ! socialists' mayoralty candidate was de
snrely is an endorsement of the work ; feated by only five votes. At Canton
of the democratic congress and shows the socialists' majority was only three.:
we'll elect a president next year." The democrats elected marors at
Mr. Clark displayed the keenest in-1 Cleveland. Cincinnati, Columous, Karu
ferest in the returns on the guberna- j "'on, Zanesville. BraDd Whrlock. in
.orial elections in Massachusetts and I dependent democrat, was victorious at
Kentucky, and the congressional dec-! Toledo. The republicans won at
: ion in the Second Kansas district. I Youngstown, Akron and Dayton.
j ( Ol.l MBtl DEMOCR AT MAI OB.
MASSACHUSETTS. Columbus. Ohio, Nov. 8. The demo-;
vote for OOVERNOR. I cratle landslide yesterday elected Karb
Eugene N. Fops, democrat..... 204,000 mayor by a plurality of 6,000. The :
Louis A- Frothingham, re- 'democrats also fleeted the city solid-
publican 197.000 'tor, but the other officers are republi-
Massachusetts' campaign has been jean. The democrats will have se ven (
conducted almost entirely on the councllmen. the republicans eight, and i
tarlfT. Reelection for Governor Foss , the foeia!its four. The socialist can-j
might be taken to mean that, with 1 didate for mayor polled over IO.Oihi i
this protection stronghold indorsing ! votes. j
hills which strike at its industries,' raker vin- ci.eaelaml j
nothing to stop democratic victory j Cleveland, Nov. S. Cleveland
in 1912 can be expected from tne;which two years aKO v--ent rt.p,jbu.
west. Although the governor's sen- c.au eiet.tjng Herman C. Baehr raay
natlon&l personality entered largely or over the ,atr, Tom L Johnson, re-'
in the fight, the democrats emphasiz-: turnt,d to the democratic fold, elect
ed President Taft's Chicago utter-; lng Xewtoa t. Baker, Johnson's po-j
ance iuoiclidS rear eu repum,, ;
defeat next year.
ncomers no nave oeen otgauin
fbe state for next spring's conven -
lion took the stand that defeat for
Frothingham would aid the lnsur -
Boston. Nov. ?. Governor Foss,
r'emocrat, was reel-cted governor by
n large majority. The republican can-
ciidares for the other offices were elect-
CHANGES I ASSEMRLY
Republicans O.J 12'
Temocratic majority .... J" . .
Republican majority "6
New York state's campaign cen
tered around the assembly, which
lat yar berame democratic, for the
':r.-t time in 16 years. Democratic
ietery would h;n strengthened
"haries F. Murphy's cont.-nl of the
-tnte organization and .enable him
: natue a favorite ton for tradiig
purposes In the national prcsicentiai
'.ice and would be taken to favor
Harmon. Republican victory aids
t'.e Hearst presidouti.il aspirations. ' rrcsia, nt was porn. president raft
An assembly favorable to Tammany ! 211,1 many distinguished meu of the
:i!so would have enabled Murphy tO;IO'th and south were present. Henry
...rrect the defects in the Levy law I VVa:terson preferred th statue. Gov-
:i".d prevent the fusion of parties ;
which is so oojectionaoie to i am-;
jiar.y !ia!T. ' rtsiuem. iaii nrieny skctcticd tho
Nt w York. Nov. 5 As tho result of early life of Lincoln, and then paid a
' elect for the next state as-seraldy : tribute to his judicial temperament
.! be ovcnvhi Imir.ikly republican . i and fairness, even to his opponents.
r- will be DM republicans. 4 dem-; Iave and truth was the supreme trai:
erats. and 1 socialist. Th state sen-! of Lincoln's intellect, and accompany
: : hold cvt r from last year and ing that was a conscience that insisted
i. er. tore continues demo-ratic. jn 'he right as he knew it.
N. w York. Nov. v In tbis ci:y the, "Now," concluded the president,
r. publican!" generally bad the best of ; "that perfect peace and harmony pre
" ti ctior.. Tawniany retained its i vail, let this memorial be dedicated
.: oti Manhattan aid the Bronx, but as typical of the love wMel h in
: -: i-.rc.k!vn an-f cor.trol c f the board
" :'i!eiMen ' I
mmok vk 1 1. vmti.iMii . '
rt. H. I.arie. Jr., rcpub-
1 1 4. a
.::u..e!i L.a s n;a;. era.-y tam
:.' involved wii'ii nation--.-.I--s
f.ir.ugh the activity of
ite- Roios IVltos. forcn.ost fie-
': :.-;tio:,ii! r puhli.'ar or
i ;.t '.': ; r.d '-.a-i'-r :n tae sc nite
reciprocity. Tu a
: Forecast Tiil 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for
I Rock Island, Davenport, Mo line,
I Fa!r tonight and Thursday,
warmer tonight with the lowest tem-
perature above the freezing point.
Temperature at 7 a. m 30 High -
et trHT 4fi lowest last nlsbt.
; 28. j
Velocity of wind at 7 a. in. 3 miles :
per hour. .
I Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 73,!
' at 7 a. m. 97.
I Stage of water 7.2. a fall of .9,
in last 24 nours.
I J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaste
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
aun sets nses o.or. uiuuu n
. . . .-. n -.
6:05 p. m.: moon at periRee. nearest
! earth. 1 p. nu distant 225.400 miles;
7 p. m.. Mercury at aphelion, farthest
; keep his state machine intact Sen-;
ator Penrose yielded to the progres-
jsives by overriding the local machine . resigned the leadership of the opposi-; accepted bis resignation. Rev. Mr. jtionists attacked the heights of Tur
1 aDd at the primaries placing the can-! tion. 'Lambert says it will have to. for ; Pie hill, overlooking Nanking, early to-
j didate of the independent citizens, j Balfour's retirement is said to be a' when he does resign he means it, j day. but were repulsed with a loss of
! George H. Earle. Jr., on the republi- J
Philadelphia, Nov. S. Complete un-j
official returns show Blankenburg was j
elected mayor by 4.0f0. The fusionists
ajso elected the c lerk of the quarter '
sessions. The regular republican or-i
ganization eieccea an ocner anu!
SOCIALISTS ELECT MAJORS.
Cleveland, O., Nov. 8. Unofficial re
turns today show the socialists elected
mayors in Carton, Lima and eight
email cities. The socialist vote in
jitica, helrf mayor OVPr Krank C..!
Hogen, republican, by about 18,000 j
. ma jorltv. The entire democratic'
j fi, y t,ckPt wag pleited -ith the exJ
, ' ctll,tion of five oouncilmen. Newton!
;,, Bakerp the may0r. was city!
solicitor during the entire eight!
yearg Qf the Johngon repInar aad j
j wag R ,ctor twQ vearf, aROi vfaen
; the rP8t of lbfl denjorratic tirket wafJ
; rftcatd n favr.r n.,ai voi fnT
j women and In his campaign declared
for a municipal lighting plant and
all the issues for which Johnson
DEMOCRATS W! CINCINNATI.
Cincinnati, Nov. S. Despite the
announcement that George B. Cox
had retired from the local political
CContlnaed on Page Seven.,
A LINCOLN STATUE
Frankfort, Ky., Nov. 5. A h' roic
bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln was!
tcday unveiled in the capitol building
: of the state in which the martyred
erncr Willson accepted the monument
" t-uan vi me mjip. ,
whose meraorv it rear. i,,tas !
for all Americans, with a kindly, fath-
crly patience that has no counterpart
Tb.e president declared Lincoln had
; the most judicial temperament of any
man in history. After the ceremonies
Taft's party ;Pft for Louisville, where
tci.ight the president will bs the honor
guest at a press club ban-juet and pub
9.96S.172 Bates Ginned.
Washington. Nov. . The census
bureau reports cotton cinreci to-Nov. I
AS A LEADER
i ReSIOnS aS Chief Of OpDO-
sition in the English
IS NOT STRONG ENOUGH
, ryiannOOU OUTTTage Dill, JUSl in-
i I r r n!ii a
troduceri, to Bring on a
Iiondon. ot. A. .7. Ralfnnr todav
result of a divergency of views regard-
ing the afiiciency of his leadership.
THt SfHE Ol O STUNT
- T rJe oirfeRe cm.t
. K fTTN r T-) VZV .uvi-'V rx&Pt
&pL y TWft-..
XKV'S ITEM Dr. D. I-.. I'carsous. of Hinsdale, Mich., philantliropist who has jtiven all Iiis mil
lions to charity, ha now announced, at the aije of ninety, a discovery that raisins and candy are very
Ati.sfac'tnrr substitutes for tobacco. You don't .nioke them. Just eat 'em.
Ixindon, Nov. 8. The prime minis-
t'r's unexpected announcement rela
tive to manhood suffrage in the com
mons yesterday caused a tensatiou in
both sides of the hous. and it appears
likely to m-et with much criticism, if
not open opposition, from both liberals
and conservatives. The latter's oppo
Fition will be on the grounds that it
. oufrht to be accompanied by the "re
: distribution of seats" bill. Its passage
: will be further complicated by woman
l;;"8 party bein to crpo e k BC
BREATHING SPELL IN
THE LORIMER CASE
I Chicago, Nov. J. Senator Di'ling
ham, chairman of the Lorituer commit
tee, announced today the committee
o 'id take a recess about Nov. 24, to
reaasenible in Washington, Dec.
; to the stand
mis morning. He was!,uu"r-' -..
cross-examined by Lorimer's counsel,
who attempted to show YarbrcuKh's i
testimony had been w hit he called I
"framed up." tnotning wou:a nave oeen saia. i nere
Valparaiso, Ind.. Nov. 8. At the!are ,ots of mLnisters in this city!
onenine todav of the trial nf nffiri.i3 ! hve done the 6ame th'Dg ancl!
of Ciarv. Ind.. for allerd hriborv Sr.
ciai -TTOsecntor rarKer attaci.ea tie!""" "
last special venire, charging the mfeuiPrTe8 v v.
were ''nfit for iur3r service, and
the liat contind th name of a nrr. .
an. The supposed woman, however, j
turned out to be a man. Parker later'
withdrew his affidavit of unfitness.
CHICAGO SCHOOL GIRL
SLAIN BY AUTOMOBILE
Chicago, Nov. 8. Ethel Deger-
man, a student In Lake View bigh!fense jn the McNamara case on the
school, was killed while on her way j
to school today by an automobile :
driven by James R. Baker, a com-,
mission merchant. Baker was not;
held by the police.
ASTOR PREACHER i
GIVES UP PULPIT
Unfriendly Comments on Act in
Marrying- Pair Cause His
WILL GO INTO BUSINESS
Simply Money "Which Attracted At
tention to the Union, Declares
t Providence, R. I., Nov. 8. Rev.
Joseph Lambert, the Providence
clergyman who attained notoriety by
performing the Astor-Force mar-
t riage. has resigned his pastorate at;
, the Elinwood temple as a result of
the protests against his action by j
i other clergymen. He is to leave the !
J church Dec 1 and go into business ;
; in this city. i
: Althoueh the church has not yet
, His formal announcement, couched
in brief terms, was read by the clerk
WHY NOT THE CAMPAIGN
f " Bows, have 1 ( sufte-ANO ) jCHn. CftHt KA
at the church services Sunday morn
ing. His retirement will be consid
ered by the church as a whole at a
meeting to be held a week from
CRITICISM TOOK EVTHVSIASM.
, ) wow:!.' t"e en ouch )
i "There have been a lot of unkind render, their position is believed to be
things said against me, especially impregnable,
by the ministers of this city," said; uitet is i-Khivn.
Mr. Lambert. "I did not feel that Peking, Nov. 8. The situation here
I could continue in the work, as I practically is unaltered tonight. No
could not put the same spirit into evert revolutionary movement is vis
it as before. ible. The emperor and others of the
"I am going Into business and court, according to the foreign board,
shall retain my membership in the were still at the winter palace.
i-.iniwood tempie at tne request or
j the trustees. My resignation is
; purely voluntary and was not taken
as the result or any action by tne
people of the church. At the met-
urged me to stay.
"Alter all has been said, the worst
thing the ministers can say against
me id that I married a man w ho had i
been divorced for committing a fctat-
' Ti arris,.
""ibK i-asimi. i.n .m. u.r.
"If Astor fcad bf-en a POT man 1
1 cau prove it-
The fact that my
r-injouu teLiipie bi nee a
year ago last September.
He did not care to say what sort
i of business he would enter. He did ;
I not know what the chances of hisTWO MORE CITIES UNDER
returning to the ministry were, he;
Five In Jury Box.
Los Angeles. Cal, Nov. 8. The de-
convening of court today announced it
would exercise no more preemptory
challenges for the present. Thff left ;
five men in the Jury box to be sworn!
Are Repulsed on Purple
Hill, Overlooking City
! Thaw Vniimtorilv Qur-
render, Their Position Is Be-
Nanking. Chma. :ov. 8. Kevoiu-
i more than 100 killed. I hey now oc-
j cupy the lower ground and w ill renew
FcXTHGR. OG PC-tftStD
MANCHIS HOLD HILL.
j Shanghai!, Nov. 8. Fighting at Nan
I king commenced at 3 this morning
The Manchus are 6trongly entrenched
on Purple hill, which commands the
city, and unless they voluntarily snr-
Tientsin, Nov. 8. Peking was still
this afternoon, but hundreds
were fleeing from the city, as a rising
,i t ant- moment -j . - f , ...... 4 r . ,
i r-rrr l.T.-l i r, .1 ...... .
innv nm,ppc!iiv Ti-in lit. ..n.o.. a.. .i .-
a j nese g(.EeraI ,t wafi re orttd
former Miajster Yln.T!chan,
. . , , , .
... ,,. .,
Hong Kong, Nov.
T,-ht rat.tnri ch.. tn-A-.,K .r
Pol. 'it, and
i Wonz-Tinz-Fon. Lilons.
PUT BEATTIE IN PEN
TO AWAIT EXECUTION
j Richmond. Va.. Nov. S.Hnry Clay
irt3,n lr ,.r.n, ...
ai Inn rr i rH rf I , i t- ti- i f a at a a-d I
av - , a i - -
moved today from jail to the peniten-1
;tlar" to await execution.
THE COMMISSION FORM!
Kansaa City, Nov. fi. The com
mission form of government won in
Chanute and Alathattan, Kan., and
Salt Lake, Utah. To date 155
cities and towns throughout the
country are under either a direct or
modified commission form. Of this
number 139 have the direct form
Majority of Local Option Elec
tions Result in "'iotory for
Anti-Liquor Workers Carry City for
the Third Tiise With a Good
Springfield, 111., Nov. S. Local op- :
lion elections were held in a score of,ilmM.-j ijriirn A iiprn
towns in central and southern Illinois , VVU III AN PiLVtll A Uotll
yesterday. The drys won in a major--ity
of the places. Among the places :
which voted dry and the majorities
Mount Carmel 4''
Naples '. r.9
Among the towns which votd "wet"
and the majorities are:
Kempsville -I ' na' insurance organizations also Is he
Petersburg 56 ing investigated.
Kockwood Mrs. Vermilya this afternoon was
.MCKSOwrLi.E ficjht HARD. stricken with sever nausea, and it
Jacksonville. 111.. Nov. S. The third j W(M feared ehe RRain nad attempted
local option election in Jacksonville , xi. irto hv nnknninw
was fought out and the dry forces won
the. third victory. Tho majority was
1 .".". in favor of a saloonless city. Thy
total vote was: Dry, 1.874: wet, 1,71 3.
Two years ago the majority was 19S,
but this year 322 votes less were cast,
and so the result can be accounted as
indicating normal conditions.
The, contest was one of tho most
clean-cut ever waged here The "drys"
w-ere inorougniy organized ana put up
a stiff fight through three weeks. The
saloon forces said nothing, but worked
with silent determination to win, and
tin- result was a reduced majority.
RSLXTS. L R4ADOLPOt-kTTr-
i.nesier. in., jov. a. ids result or
the local option elections in Randolph oatinK at the flat
c,unty were: Baldwin, wet. no change; Two witnesses wore found yester
Coulterviile, dry, no change; Rock- ,,av wbo recalled having seen th.
wood, wet, no change. hrow pftpner hox on the dlnin6 tab,
MOI VT CARMEL STAYS DRV. when they wr.re being served by Mrs.
Mount Carmel. 111., Nov. 8. Mount Vermilya. Their statement contra
Carmel precinct. Including the city and diet hers. Phe has insinted that bIk
ennnty districts, voted to remain anti- knowingly placed the rat poison In th
si.loon territory by a majority of 427. box and never under uny circum
T wo years ago the majority was 10S. 'stances would have placed it on the
HtMl.TS AT WINCHESTER.
V.'inchester, Nov. S. Naples and Ex-
eter were tho only two precincts vot-
ing on local option. These remain
dry, as is the entire county.
lRV ;IV IN I.OUDMK.
Golconda, 111., Nov. S. Golconda vot-e-J
to remain anti-saloon territory by a
majority of 1.15. The drys carried the
rrecinet two years ago by a majority
cf 7ft votes.
CLEAN CHICAGO JI DICIARY.
Chicago, Nov. S. The campaign for
a clean judiciary for Cook county won
yesterday. The following were elect-
Superior Court Judges Marcus A.
Kavanaugh, republican; William H.
McSurely, republican; Joseph H.
hitch, democrat; Henry V. Freeman,
republican; Albert C. Barnes, republi-
can; Hugo Pam, republican; M. L. Mc-
Kinley. democrat: Clarence N r.mJ.
win. democrat; Charles M. Foell, re- Vermilya asked that they eat dinner
publican; Dennis E. Sullivan, demo- th'rc. Both men accepted the Invitii
crat. tion. Half an hour later the meal way.
Circuit Court Judge John P. Mc- served by Mrs. Vermilya, who had
Goorty. democrat. placed but two plates on the table.
Bot bamendments to the municipal Archie said he expressed biirprit-e
court act were defeated. Both the city ,n!lt their hostess should not dine with
bond propositions one for new bridges them, but that bis brother naid slv
oud the other-for judgments carried seldom ate at the table when en'tr
by big majorities. Th'i West park is- . taining visitors.
sue- also tarried. ! One thing Arc hie Is certain of in that
the little pepper box occupied a place
fVlAPHIMIQTQ ARC Tfl !c" the tab!'- A,BO h'' ,a certain tha'
tflMUlllillO I O Milt IU ' he hardly had reached home when he
CTDIlC IT IC Ol A I R.1 f r 1 wa 8 seized wpli violent pains in the
OlnlrVt:, II lO U LAI ill t U I stomach and vomiting fits.
iicago. Nov. S. Machinists ,.m.
ployed on the Rock Island railroad will
strike with the other trades In spite
or the fact that the referendum vote
taKen fil short of I he required three-
fourths majority. This was the -state-
meat made jestcrday by H. j. Carr,
secretary of the system federation! '
h.-, with other re-pre-s.f:ntative.-j of tho i
crafts, !s in the city for a final con-!
fereiice with official of the company.
The committee called on W. A. N :tt!e.
ton. superintend-:!, of motive rower,
and was informed that the matter was
out of his h?nds and would have to be
taken up -with F. O. Melcher, vi.
president and general manager. Mr.
Meieher is e-xtierted ro return to the
city this iricjrninf.', and the committee
will endeavor to arrange a conference
November Crop Condition.
"Washington, Nov. tv November rop
report shows: .C orn, production, L-!
77C,3ni,000 bushels, and quality, Sn j
per c-eut. Of thi3 1 C2.j;:;.oif bupbeis i
rt mal.ied on farm"; Nov. 1. Thfl wri-h .
per bushel of wheat ie 57-fe pounds, j the American Tohaoco company dls.li -nd
oats 33. U tegration plan wph a modification.
GOME FROM A
ya'sHome Tell of Their
i Police Begin Inquiry Among
! Those Who Have Partaken
Chicago, Nov. S. The police today
interviewed a number of person who
had partaken of food at Mrs. Louise
Vermilya's home, asking them about u
pepper box from which the woman lam
! caflIrrinv ls niipCp,d ,n ,avi. riven her
self poison. Her relations with frater-'
If the fatal box could fell ot the do
ings In "death flat' it. in supposed the
investigators would have to go no fur
ther to solve the mystery surrounding
the death of three of Mrs. Vermilya's
lodgers. But since the box cannot talk,
a party of detectives, lawyers and steti
.... , . - --i -
ogranhers started to le;irn all thy
fau from the pe0p,p who saw lt.
, half dozen madh ilu
They will take detailed statement
from everybody known to have eaten
at the 'Vermilya flat during the lant
five years. Already it has been learn
ed that not fewer than half a dozoii
Dergons other than those who died
..., i-m- t vr nino. art.r
din Ing table.
The chief difficulty found by the de-
tectlves in questioning witnesses thin:
far Is that they have trouble recalling
whether the pepjier box was on the
table when they ate.
iinoriii.it recalls not.
Archie Bissonette, brother of Arthur
T. Bissonette, whose sii'Men doath In
the flat precljltated the present Inves
tigation, has a better memory for the
Archie, who will be. asked to mnV
an affidavit for use by the prosecutor---,
nrts tr,J'1 of a dlnne- at the Vermilya
flat two weeks before his brother's
death. The dinner In question wns
served on a Sunday evening and the
younger Bissonette Is convinced that
o.ie of the chief ingredients of the ban
I'1"1 was arsenic.
Bissom-tte said he had gone to the
flat to visit his brother, when Mrs.
ILL SEA I tR At. DAI.
His symptoms wer exactly li!
those that preceded tho death cf hi
brother, but for the fact that they w, t
less severe. The pains and other
symj-toms continued for several day
but disappeared without nerioat; i
LEGISLATURE IS TO
ADJOURN SINE DIE
.Sprii:gfi Id. 111., Nov. S. CJoveriioi
D'-n'-cn, Lieutenant Governor Oglet-.bv
and a number of senators had a con
ference today. It was announced later
that the concensus of opinion was th
present legislature would be adjourned
hn; dl-? ar.d that there is ro ii' -'-(i
Present for another i'pecii-1 -s.oi..
TJ ( governor di1 tiot commit lii: i- ;;
ciii ii;'; latter question.
Tobacco Plan Approved.
Vc'v York, Nov. The Timed
court this afternoon approved