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NORWICH, CONN., WEDNESDAY, 'NOVEMBER 8, 1911 VOL. LIHw NO. 268 PRICE TWO CENTS MASSACHUSETTS RE-ELECTS FOSS Frothingham Defeated For Governor by a Greatly Reduced Plurality LEGISLATURE STILL REPUBLICAN Pothier Re-elected in Rhode Island by Increased Plurali ty Kentucky Goes Democratic Big Socialist Sweep at Schenectady Bridgeport Elects Repnblican Mayor Republicans Claim Maryland Other Elections. Elections held yesterday in many states and cities throughout the coun try resulted in the election of dem ocratic governors in Massachusetts, Kentucky and Mississippi, a republi can sovernor in Rhode Island, a re publican assembly in New York will challenge the countenance of Govern or Dix's policies; a legislature in New Jerhey probably not in accord with Governor Woodrow Wilson, and the re sults of tile state elections in Mary land and New Mexico still In doubt. In Massachusetts Governor Foss, democrat, was eleoted by a reduced plurality of 7,784 over Louis A. Froth. Ingham, republican. The contest was unexpectedly close, and early returns indicated Governor Foss' defeat. The republican candidate for lieutenant governor was eleoted by 7,000 major ity, and other state candidates are probably eleoted!. , In Rhode Island Governor Pothier, republican, is re-elected over Louis A. "Waterman, democrat, by a greatly in creased plurality. The state senate is solidly republican and the . assembly largely republican. New York state furnshes one of the chief surprises of the election, revers ing the present democratic majority of j z in me Eiaie assemDiy ana electing a republican majority of 50 or upward. In New York city Tammany's con trol shaken 1ut not overcome,that organization's candidates in Mannat tan and the Bronx being elected., while those in Brooklyn and Queens county were defeated by fusion candidates.. New Jersey furnished a like surprise tX the reversal of control of the legis lature. The returns at midnight indi cate republican majorities in the sen ate and the assembly. I In Kentucky James B. McCreary, democrat, was elected governor by a majority estimated at 20,000 to 40,000. A democratic legislature also was elected, which insures the choice of Congresmsan Ollie James as United States senator. Mississippi eleoted a democratic gov ernor and state officers by a decisive jnalrrity. Returns up to midnight on the state election of Philip Lee Goldsborough. re publican candidate for governor by 6.000 majority over Arthur P. Gorman, democrat, while counter claims of democratic success were also made in Maryland. The Ohio municipal elections result ed in the election of democratic may ors in Cincinnati, Cleveland an.l prob ably Columbus. In New Mexico the democratic state committee claims the election of Mac- Donald for govrnor by 4,660 in the first election which the new state has had. The election of .MacDonald is not con ceded and the result is in doubt. The election of a republican legislature is indicated, which will mean the election of tyo republican United States sen ators. Marked socialist strength has devel oped at various points, notably in sev eral or. the municipal contests of Ohio, where eight cities eleoted social ist mayors, also in Schenectady, N. T., where a socialist delegate to the state assembly was elected, and In Mississippi, where the socialist Candi da te for lieutenant governor polled a consioeraole vote. FOSS PULLS THROUGH. Present Governor Re-elected Luce for Lieutenant-Governor. Bosion, Nov. 7. On the face of com plete returns, democrats won the state districts, the democrats won the state t-lection today and kept Massachusetts in the party column by continuing Ccvernor Eugene X. Foss in office for a second term. The returns gave Foss, iiemoe-at, 210.SJ2; Frothinsham, re publican 202. SSH. Foss' plurality .7,734. .Last year Foss won by 35.000. The republicans had elected Robert Luce 3S lieutenant governor and prob ably the remainder of the party tick et, i A Very Narrow Margin. Ihe margin of victory today was one of the narrowest in years and for manv hours after the close of the polls the result hung in the balance. Republi cans refused -to concede the defeat of Lieutenant Governor Louis A. Froth ingham as late as midnight, and at jfoit time it was intimated that a tSWte-wide recount might be necessary. Legislature Remains Republican. It was expected that because of an off j-ear the total vote would fall off considerably, but the average was well maintained. The makeup of the re mainder of the state ticket was still in doubt at midnight, although f both branches of the legislature were ap parently republican. Foss Calls It "Boodle Campaign." Governor Foss issued the following statement: "The people have won this second great victory over machine rule i.i spite of the most scandalous boodle campaign ever waged in this state. I shall secure a law forbidding the em ployment of paid workers at the polls and compelling the .pre-election state ment or ail expenses. For Honest Revision of Tariff. ''I am grateful to have my party and to the thousands loyal independ ents who have worked, hard and1 Iwn ettly for this victory. Massachusetts has spoken unmistakably for an hon-t-st revision of the tariff and for a business administration of the com monwealth. The national significance of this election is inestimable; the rest ct? the country will follow the lead of Massachusetts." EVERYTHING REPUBLICAN. Pethier Re-elected in Rhode Island by Increased Plurality. Providence, R. L. Nov-7. Returns at midnight from more than half the fate indicated a general republican victory, Governor Pothier being: re turned to office apparently by a great ly increased plurality. With 108 out of 184 voting precincts heard from, the vote was Pothier 21.119. Waterman 16.530. The same districts last year gave Pothier 18.S30. Waterman 18,119. The republican majority of last year mas been augmented apparently so that the democratic representation will be very slight. Indications at midnight were that the senate would be solidly republican. With one district misaing- out of the 184, the figures are: Pothiei, repub lican, 37,633, Waterman. democrat, 30,377. Biennial Elections in Rhode Island. Providence, R. I., Nov. 7. The bien nial election amendment has been, car ried. Pothier's Plurality 6,000. Providence, R. I Nov. 7.. On the face of the returns. Governor Pothier is re-elected by about 6,000 plurality. CHELSEA'S DISTINCTION. Rsturns to Old Stylo Government After Trying Commission. Chelsea, Mass., Nov. 7. Of the. 130 cities throughout the United States which adopted the commission form of government, the city of Chelsea b its vote today is believed to be theMlrst to return to the mayor and aldermen system after having tried the commis sion form. Since the conflagration which almost completely destroyed the city two years ago last April the city has been ruled by a commission. To day the vote showed a majority of -230 in favor of the original form of gov ernment. . Republican Wins in Bitter Fight. Norfolk, Va.. Nov. 7. Alvah M. Martin, republican national committee man from Virginia, after a bitter fight, was re-elected today clerk of the cir cuit court of Norfolk county by a ma jority of more than 600 over his demo cratic opponent, C, W. Coleman. Luce Wins in Massachusetts. Boston, Nov. 7. Complete returns in the state election today for lieutenant governor give Luce, republican. 208,700, Walsh, democrat, 201,950. Luce's plu rality 6,750. Republican Gain in Now York. New York, Nov. 7. Returns re ceived up to midnight from through out the state on the assembly election indicate that the complexion of that body will be republicans 100, demo crats 49, socialists 1. This would mean a gain of 37 for the republicans and a majority of 50 for them. Eight Socialist Mayors in Ohio. Cleveland, Nov. 7. Eight Ohio cit ies elected socialist mayors today. These cities are Lorain, St. Mary's, Martin's Ferry, Fosteria, Mount Ver non, Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls and Salem. In Canton it will take the offi cial count to decide whether the so cialistic candidate or Turnbull, dem ocrat, is elected. Unofficially, Turn bull wins by three votes. EARLE ELECTED. Republicans Win in Philadelphia by a Majority of 5,000. Philadelphia, Nov. 7. In one of the closest political contests in the bistory of Philadelphia the republicans suc ceeded in electing George H. Earle, Jr.. to the office of mayor over Rudolph Blankenburg, "the warhorse of re form," by the meagr .majority of 5,000. Blankenburg was nominated by the democratic ani keystone parties and the fight he made will be memorable for years to come. In times gone by Philadelphia has rolled up ay plurality for the republican ticket as high as 125,000, and today's plurality is the smallest ever recorded by the party. TAMMANY'S GRIP SHAKEN. Republicans Gain Eight Assemblymen in New York County. ,- ' New York, Nov. 7. Tammany Hall's hold on New York city was shaken today in an electio nin which local (Continued on Page Two.) TRIAL OF YOUNG BEAN SET FOR NEXT WEEK. Vermont Youth Charged With Murder of Mother and Sister. Guildhall. Vt., Nov. 7. The trial of Arthur Bean, a 19 year old boy, who is charged with murdering his mother, Mrs. George Bean, and his sister, Misa Nina Bean, by shooting, did not begin today as was expected. When the case was called late today it was announced that the young man s fight for lite would not begin before Monday oi Tuesday next week, the reason piven for the postponement being that At torney General J. J. Sargent of Lud low had made engagements elsewhere for this entire week. The defendant was not brought into court today. BURGLAR RETURNS A PORTRAfT OF CHILD. Send by Special Delivery After Dia monds Had Been Removed. Greenwich, Conn., Nov. 7. It was a tender-hearted burglar who broke into the home of Judge F. A. Hubbard here Sunday afternoon and stole several thousand dollars' worth of jewelry, fo. today there came by special delivery mail a miniature of the son of Mr. Hubbard, painted when the latter was a child. It was intact except for a band in which seve'n diamonds ,had been ret- After the robbery Mrs. Hub bard said that she would be willing to go without the return of all the jewelry except the miniature, but she wanted that, as it was the only picture she hau of hr son when a boy. It was vau'ed at $350. TO USE CORN IN THEIR STOVES llfinois Farmers Will Substitute Rain Soaked Crops for Coal. Mattoon, IU., Nov. 7. Farmers throughout the Illinois corn belt, al though facing heavy loss ' from the large amount of grain that has rotted in the fields because of the excessive rains, have determined to recoup part of their loss by not patronizing the coal dealer. They will use the de cayed corn for .fuel during the winter mlmths. It is said that the amour t of corn left In the fields is the largest In the) history of Illinois. Cabled Paragraphs Stockholm. Nov. 7. It is announced that the Nobel prize for chemistry has been awarded to Mme- Marie Sklodoo nska Curie of the University of Paris. London, Nov. 7. The October state ment of the board of trade shows in creases of $14,022,000 In imports and 129,275,000 in exports. The principal gains were in foodstuffs and manufac. tured goods. St. Vincent. B. W. I., Nov. 7. Some excitement was caused here by the news from Trinidad that a volcanic island had risen in the gulf of Paria. Attention was at once directed to Sou friere, but the volcano continues quiet- Lisbon, via Frontier, Nov, 7. Seri ous news is received daily from An gela, the Portuguese -possession in Western Africa. A revolt among the natives is spreading rapidly and they a.-e burning- and pillaging everything In their path. PRESIDENT GUEST OF CINCINNATI MANUFACTURERS Tells Them He Expects to Locate There and Resume Law Practice. Cincinnati, Nov. 7. President Taft's second day in Cincinnati led him to the poll3 like thousands of his fellow cit izens, made him the guest a', luncheon of th local manufacturers' club, where he sivid he expected to come back to Cincinnati some day to practice law and gave him an opportunity to speak on peace and arbitration to the Am erican Society for the Judicial Set tlement of International Disputes. To night the president was the guest and principal speaker at the banquet of the Commercial club. At 'the con clusion of this spftjh Mr. Taft re tired on board his private car and early tomorrow morning he vriu Jeave '.his city for Frankfort and Louisville, Ky. i During the day the president met scores of Ohioans who knew him in the days when he lived here. Governor Harmon, who came down from Colum bus to vcte, met the president and sat with him at'the manufacturers lunch eon and later on the platform in Mu sic hall, where Air. Taft made his peace speech. Former United States Senator Foraker, Mayor Schwab, four United States judges and many other well known Ohiians dropped in for a chat with Mr. Taft ct his brother's home or sat with him at luncheon or public functions. ' At the entrance of the Business Men's club, where the Commercial club gave its luncheon, th president met Governor Harmon and Mr. Fora ker. The three chatted for a moment, i nd then Mr. Taft, linking one arm in that of Governor Harmon's and with the other thrown over the shoulder of Mr. Foraker. entereJ the building. With his ballots all safely tucked away in the- proper box out at the poll ing place in Ward 3, Precinct M, the president was in happy vein when he fcpoke to the manufacturers. President Robertson introduced him with one of Ihe shortest introductory speeches of fcis entire trip. "Gentlemen, the pres dent," said Mr. Robertson, and the diners applauded. "I am glad to see that you lawyers are still a necessarry evil," said the president. 'I am coming back here myself some day to become a neces sary evil. 1 see a good many well-fed lawyers a"d ha ve no fe.tr of the luture. I am coming back to compete for bus iness with Governor Harmon and Sen ator Foraker." In Music hall, Mr. Taft spoke at length in behalf of the proposed arbi tration treaties with Great Britain and France. He said there was nothing incorsistent in his demand that the Panama canal be fortified and that the senate satify these treaties. "We ought to use common sense in every thing," said the president. "We ought to for tify the Panama canal to keep it for ourselves and to prevent it falling into the hands of the nemy." REGARDS PUGILISM AS BETTER THAN FOOTBALL Aviation the Only Sport Worse jn the 'Opinion of Dr. Eliot. New York, Nov. 7. Pugilism is bet ter and aviation the only sport worse than football, according to Dr. Charles W. Eliot, president emeritus of Har vard university, who sailed today for a trip around the world. Dr. Eliot is sailing on k peace mis sion as representative of the Carnegie endowment, the organization and aims oi which he is to explain to Asiatic countries. The matter, of sports came up when a newspaper interviewer ven tured to ask the educator wbat he thought of Harvard's defeat by Prince ton. "I don't take much interest in foot ball," he replied. "It's too dangerous for professional players, and college men can't play it more, than a year. They are liable to too many serious it.juries injuries for life. .. ''It's different from baseball, and it's worse than prizefighting. The man in the ring doesn't run such a chance of being maimed as the man on the grid iron." "Is there anything to your mind worse than football?" "Yes aviation. That's demoralizing to the spectators. They don't go to see aeronauts in flight, but with the anticipation of seeing him fall and perhaps be killed." REV. JOSEPH LAMBERT RESIGNS HIS PULPIT Parson Who Married Colonel Astor to Go Into Business. Providence, R. I., Nov. 7. Because of the criticism resulting from his marrying Col. John Jacob Astor and Miss Madeline T. Force at Newport on September 3, Rev. Joseph Lambert has resigned as pastor of the Elmwood temple (Congregational) of this city and will leave the ministry to go into business. Although the church has not yet accepted his resignation, Mr. Lam bert says that he will insist upon its doing so. His retirement will be con sidered by the church at a meeting or. November 16. "There have been a lot of unkind things said against me. especially by the ministers of this city," said Mr. Lambert today. "I did not feel that I could continue in the work as I could not put the same spirit into it as be fore." ONLY FIVE MEN LEFT ON THE M'NAMARA JURY. Defense Lost Every Point for Which It Contended Yesterday. Los Angeles, CaL, Nov. 7. The jury box in the McVamara nurder trial was filled today with talesmen accepted as to cause, and peremptory challenges were exercised on both sides. Tonight but five of the twelve men remained and the defenes bad reserved the right to challenge some of these tomorrow if it desired. Should it not so chal lenge, it cannot excuse these men later on The defense lost every appreciable point for which it contended today. Denbury Town Clerk Sebbins has issued 520 hunters' licenses' up to the present time- End of Manchu Dynasty Near MORE PROVINCES ARE DECLAR ING FOR A REPUBLIC. COURT PREPARING FLIGHT Dr. Wu Ting Fang Favors Constitu tional Monarchy, but Is in General . Sympathy with Revolutionists. Peking, Nov. 7. The legations con sider that the end of the Manchu iynasty Is imminent. There seems no hope of s.wlng even a nominal throne. The provinces north of the Yangtse are now declaring for a republic. The only force .of Manchu troops large enough to cope with the local situa tion are in Peking, but there are in dications tonight that the capital will be surrounded before many days by Chinese soldiers. Court May Seek Refuge at Chang Kia Kau. Where the court will take refuge is a question. There are evidences that the court intended to proceed to Chan? Kia Kau (Kalgan). Troops guarding the route to that town, which lies in the province. of Chl-Ll, 125 miles northwest of Peking, were ex pected to dynamite the tunnel after the passage of the train bearing the emperor and his household. Reports have now been received that Chang Kia Kau is unsafe. Prince Ching'e Palace Deserted. The national assembly is holding meetings without a quorum, but cer tain members are endeaivoring to maintain a nucleus. Na-Tung, vice president of the privy council, has taken rooms for his family in a hotel in the legation quarter. Prince Ching's paiace seems to be deserted. It is be lieved he is in the Forbidden City. American Soldiers Sent to Mission. American soldiers were sent with a supply of skyrockets to each outlying mission compound tonight. The iega tion has advised the Americans to come Into the quarter or seek other places of safety. A concerted attack upon the foreigners Is not feared, but there are many "in the city epposed to foreigners. It is expected that the assassina tion of General Wu Tu-Cheng will lead tc the revolt of the remainder of his old Sixth division, which i now with Yuan Shi Kai. The government re ports, however, that two trainloads of imperial soldiers are now on their waj to Hankow and these may be sufficient to prevent a mutiny. Preparing for Flight of Court. A hundred carts left Peking tonight for Jhol and two hundred mounted .Manclius proceeded in the same direc turn early in the day. The Chinese be lieve that this advance party is ire paring the way for flight of the court. but many Manchus are fleeing and troops are constantly moving in the vicinity of Peking. The Manchu troops here number 11,. 000, the imperial guards 7,600, the po lice 4,000 and the banner police- about 5,000. The city is quiet tonight and there is no sign of any intended move mint. WU TING FANG TALKS. Discusses Future of China in Event of Rebels' Success, Shanghai, Nov. 7. Dr. Wu Ting Fang, who has been chosen director of foreign affairs in the reform govern ment established by the revolutionaries in the province of Kiang-Su, today gave a long statement to the Associat ed Press in which he announced his adherence to the movement designed to establish a republican form of govern ment m Cmr.a, Dr. Wu Ting Fang made it plain that he was not definitely committed to the -idea of a republic, though he believed that such a. government would be feasible. Personaly he tavors a constitutional monarchy, but he was in sympathy witn tne general revolution ary movement and the majority behind that movemtnt had. sat their hearts on a republic. He added: "Whatever the outcome of the pres tnt upheaval, it will be to the aiivan tage of China. If the revolutionists succeed, the question of whether the future government will be a republic oi a constitutional monarchy will have to be decided. If it Is to be the former I anticipate a combination of the United States constitution with the acts of the German federation. "In any case, new China . will seek the friendship of foreigners and prob atly a revision of her treaties will en sue. Anyhow, China will be opened to foreign trade and the government and people alike will do their utmost to stimulate business with tne outside world and develop the natural re sources of the country. Foreign ad visers will also be needed, of adminis trative capacity.' - Dr. Wu declined to discuss the mat ter of his appointment as director of foreign affairs by the provisional gov ernment Assassinate Jin His Tent. . Peking, China, Nov. 7. General Wu, a brilliant young military officer, who was recently appointed governor of Shan-Sl province, was assassinated 'at 1 o'clock this morning. He was asleep in his tent at the military encampment at Shikia-Chuang when 30 Manchu soldiers rushed in past the guard and murdered him. FALL OF PEKING. Revolutionary Leaders Preparing for an Attack Within Two Weeks. San Francisco, Nov. 7 The predic tion that Peking will fall witlun . two weeks is made by revolutionary lead ers here. An uprising had been plan red, they declared, but onn account of the difficulty of getting arms and am munition to the disaffected imperial ists within the walls the outbreak was delayed. Weapons are being secretly distributed and the leaders within the walls are awaiting the signal to seize the city. According to late advices. Dr. Sun Yat Sen, who is expected to organize the new government, is now hurrying to China from England. Atwood Congratulates Rodgers. Pasadena, Cal., Nov. 7. Among the many congratulatory messages re ceived by Aviator C. P. Rodgers, who completed his transcontinental flight here last Sunday, are the following: New York, Nov. 6." I am proud to have tha world's rec ord go to you. Accept my heartiest congratulations. (Signed) HARRY N. ATWOOD. Mississippi Has a Lynching. Meridian, Miss., Nov. 7. "Judge" Mose'ey. .i negro, was taken from Dep uty Sheriff Brown this morning by a mob of about 400 persons and lynched. The negro's body was bullet riddled. Moseiey assaulted -J. H. Covington, white, with a stick at Lockhart, yea teraay. '- ' .'"' Condensed Telegrams .Turkey Raffles on Thanksgiving Eve have been forbidden at Chicago. An Island Has Suddenly Risen from the sea off the Venezuelan coats if John Johnson, the famous dog team driver.'Ms marooned . on the Siberian coast. The Government is Going to man ufacture its own -high explosives at an arsenal in New Jersey, Secretary of " the Treasury Mac Veagh bas come out in favor of pen sioning superannuated governmental clerks. . Colonel Colville P. Terrett, Eighth infantry, at Monterey, Cal., has ap plied to the war department for re tirement, . Senator Sutherland of Utah favors the pending arbitration treaties be tween the United States and Great Britain. and France. A Robbery of $456 from the safe ot the town treasurer of Rockland, Mass., which took place on 'March 27th last, became known yesterday. The Socialists Made Rsrr.arkable gains at Auburn, N. v., yesteruay ana elected an alderman and a member of the board of supervisors. Twenty-one Japanese Fishermen were arrested by an agent of the U. S. fisheries bureau on a charge of illegal ly fishing in Alaskan waters. Peter G. Thomson of Hamilton, 0 president of the Champion Coated Pa per company, must stand trial on the charge of attempted bribery. Charles Gariner, 61 years old and married, was killed at the Thorndale stock farm at Andover, Mass., yester day while training a trotting horse. r Captain Charles De Forest Chandler, commanding the army aviation school at College Park, has gone south to in spect proposed sites for a winter avia tion camp. Spread of the Railroad Shopmen's strike to the Central of Georgia Rail way and the calling of a strike on the Rock Island lines are matters of only a fewdays. , Fifty Women Members of a Chicago club4 which wsa giving a bridge part" with prizes of china were interrupted in their game and the club rooms cleared by police. Rev. Clarence V. T. Richeson felt greatly encouraged yesterday on learn ing that his church, the Immanuel Baptist of Cambridge, had refused to accept his resignation. ' Dr. Alfred G, Lumbdin, editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledgf-r, for the past 12 years, and previously manag ing editor of the Philadelphia Times, died yesterday of heart disease. Samuel Gompers, President of th- Amerlcan Federation of Labor, was the principal witness before the em ployers' liability and workman's com pensation commission yesterday. George W. Glover, of Lead, S. D4 has filed a petition with the superior court at Concord, N. H., for permission to appeal from the probate of the will ot his mother, Mrs. (Mary Baker Eddy. ' A. J. Lynchbern, of Chicago, who Is credited with being one of the largest holders of cash wheat In the United States, sold yesterday 100,000 bushels of No. 2 red winter wheat to millers at his own terms. An Unusually Large Amount of bet ting on the outcome of yesterday's election has taken place in Brockton, Mass. One man' wagered $10,000 that Frothingham would be elected, giving odds of 10 to . -The Navy Department ordered an investigation ' through a board of in quest into the death of Peter J. Hal ley, a fireman, and Robert J. law, Jr., an oiler, of the cruiser Pennsylvania at Bremerton, Wash. Mr. and Mrs. Alton Aubrey of Ham montl, Ind., were found dead in bed yesterday by guests who had gathered to assist in the celebration of the gplden wedding of the couple. They r.aa peen aspnyxiatea. John Smith, for 30 Years the presid ing patriarch of the Mormon church and nephew of its founder and first president, Joseph Smith, is dead at Salt Lake, Utah, after a three days' illness of -pneumonia. All But Two Members of the con gressional committee that went to the isthmus of Panama last month re turned yesterday, satisfied that Pres! dent Taft's prediction would be ful filled and that the canal would be fin ished and open for business by 1913. A Huge Boulder, Commemorating the spot where President Lincoln stood exposed to Confederate fire at Fori Stevens, in the suburbs of Washing ton, during General Early's attack on the national capital, was put Into posi tion yesterday with appropriate cere monies. PRIZES FOR AVIATOR WHO BEATS RODGERS' RECORD. A Gold Cup and Bonuses of $8,000 Offered by His Backers. Pasadena, Cal.. Nov. 7.-"-A eold cun and bonuses mp to 1 8,0 00 have been offered by the backers of Aviator C. P. Rodgers to any rival airman who can break Rodgers' transcontinental record of 49 days. This was an nounced today by Edward Merritt. one of Rodgers' business representatives. The bonuses, it was stated, would be given as follows: $100 a day for every day cut rrora the 49 day record; $500 for each day under 40 days; $1,000 for each day under 35. Arrangements were completed for Rodgers to complete his flight at Long Beach. He agreed to fly there on Sun day. x PROMISED $2,000 TO VOTE FOR LORIMER. Two Witnesses Testify to Statement of Illinois Representative. Chicago. Nov. 7. Sidney and Otis Yarbrough, brothers, and friends of former State Representative Charles A. White, were the principal witnesses tcday before the commute of United States senators investigating the elec tion of Senator Lorimer. Both said that White told them he was promised $2,000 to vote for Lori mer and that later he exhibited a num ber of $10 bills. Steamship Arrivals. At Liverpool: Nov. 6, Mauritania, from New York. At Havre: Nov. from New York. At Suez: Nov. 7, New York. At Antwerp: Nov. from New York. . 6, Hochambeau, Cleveland, from 7, Vaderland, At London: Nov. from New York.. T, Minneapolis, A Big Victory Won by Turks FIVE HUNDRED ITALIANS KILLED AT DERNA. EIGHTEEN GUNS CAPTURED ItalrSns Locate Headquarters of Turk ish Army by Means of Aeroplane Italians and Arabs Mix It up in Tunis Constantinople, Nov. 7. The war of ficii today does not claim that the Turkish troops have reoccupied Derna, Tripoli. An official telegram from that quarter reports, however, that Turks won a big victory over the Italians, 500 Italians being killed and 18 guns and large quantities of ammunition and provisions being captured. A Protest to the Powers. The porte has despatched a pretest to the powers against Italy's claim that she has annexed Tripoli and Cy renaica, setting forth Turkey's dtiter miT'V lon to resist. . Italians and Arabs in Conflict. Tunis, Nov. 7. Groups of Italians and Arabs came into collision today, and a desperate affray ensued. It re quired strenuous efforts by the whole police fcree, reinforced by detachments of troops, to restore order, and this was accomplished only after a luige number nad been killed or wounded on both sides. In addition, a police ser geant was killed and several of his men hurt. USE AERO AT TRIPOLI. Italians Declare Turks and Arabs Are Victims of Discord. Washington, Nov. 7. With the e an aeroplane the Italian troops at Tripoli have located the headquarters of ihe Turkish army and have ascer tained that the forces are considerably diminished, according to an official despatch received by the Italian am bannador today. The Italian minister of war states that the TiirkiHh artillery was re pulsed November 5 in attacks upon both the eastern lines of the Italian defenses of Tripoli and the Italian left wing. The Ita.liin despatch stuAes further that the spirit of the Italian troops la very high, while the Arabs show dis satisfaction with the Turks and hare committed several acts of rebellion. Italian Advance Begins. Paris. Nov. 7. A Tripoli dospatch from an Italian source says that the Italian advance began today. A turn ing movement was executed and the Hamedieh fort was occupied. HIGH SCHOOLjBOY KILLS GIRL FRIEND. Was Carelessly Carrying Gun While Walking Behind Her. Winnipauk. Conn, Nov. 7. Miss Margaret Wood, 18 years otd, was ac cidentally shot and almost inxtantly killed here late today by Timothy O'XeiJ, aged IS, by the discharge of a shotgun which he was carrying. O'.N'cil. who is a member of the Nor. walk High school, returned to his home in West Rock road this afternoon and in company with " Clarence Wood. cousin of the dead girl, went out into the (Woods hunting. They stayed out but a short time, as Margaret Wood telephoned to the O'Neil home thet she and Hazel Iaiis, 12 years oJrt, were coming up to the house. On the girls' arrival they were met by the beys and after an hour's talk started back home. The two boys walked to one KAc, and a little in back of them, O'Xeil carrying- a single barreled shot gun which he later admitted to the police was cocked. As ta party reached the home of Clarence Wooifi father, the gun in some unaccountable manner went off. The full charge ef shot struck Miss Woo in the side a the, neck, cutting a string of beads and making a hole an Inch and a half In dinmeler and severing the jugular vein. When the girl fell O'Neil knelt down beside her. and when she !11 not answer a question ran Into the house to tell her uacle. An autome bilist passing at that time picked Miss Wood up and, accompanied by O'Neil, carried her to the home of Medical Ex aminer Huntington. Dr. Huntington not being at home, the police station in Norwalk was sought, and on svrrlv ing there It was found that Miss Wood was dead. She proba-blr 'eJ a few minutes after bein1 shot. O'Xeil was questioned at the pellee station and as the sbooting aeeme4 te be purely accidental he was a flowed te go in custody of his father and morher to wait the action of Coroner Wilson. AGED WOMAN FALLS FROM NINTH STORY WINDOW. Wife of James Havemeyer Instantly Killed in New York. New York. Nor. 7. Mrs. Sarah Cor delia Havemeyer, 70 years old, a. daughter-in-law of the late Wllltam F Havemeyer, thrfce mayor of New York city, was instantly killed late today when she fell te the pavement from a window of her apartment on the ninth floor of thn "w Century apartment house on West End ave nue. Mrs. Havemeyer, who was the wife o James Havemeyer, a retired sugar manufacturer and broker, had been an invalid -for more than 20 years, suf fering from neurasthanla. Today, dur ing1 the absence from horns of her hus band and her eon, J. Craig1 Havemeyer. and while a trained nurse who hmA constantly ettendad her had strptxwl from the room for a moment. ste made her way to a window jind felt. Coroner's Physician 0Ttailoa yrrn nounced the aged woman's death ac c't'ental. The window from which she fell was low and it wae the phyatelan'a or'nion that she lost her balance. THANKSGIVING Bl RD3 ARE CHEAP Chicano Quotes Them at 17 and YS Cent Cranberries Scarce, Chfcago. Nov. 7. Turkwrs In abun dant supply and at the old-time prices Is the .forecast for the Tlwnks1 vine dinner trVhle, according1 to local mer chants. The supply Is the greatest In a decade. It is said, the best qualities ore quoted at 17 and It cents, with a prospect that tne prices will become lowtr. The only drawback that the merchants can se new to the Thanks-e-tvlnir day feast is that there la like. Jy to be a shortage in cranberries. SurgeorTe Wife Gete Divorce. Reno. Nev Nov. 7v Annie Lawton Crandon, wife of Dr. L. R. G. Cranden. a surgeon of Boston, was granted a divorce today in the district court here. The plaintiff alleged cruelty. Dr. Crandon did not contest the suit. Mrs. Crandon was granted the eestO'Jy nf their six year old daughter mtkJI 1T yes moatta alimony.