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Captured and Compelled to Explain. John D. Rockefeller and Charles Hughes Cast Ballots Early, EUROPE IS WATCHING BATTLE OF BALLOTS Special to The Journal. London, Nov. .Newspapers in all the principal cities of Europe today are filled with accounts of the election in the United States, chief interest being manifested in the New York battle. Never be fore, except in presidential con tests, has the interest been so keen. John D. Bockefeller was among the early voters. He. reached the polling place in Sixth avenue a$ 8:20 a.-m.. and deposited his bal lot two minutes later.: "What do you think of the elec- tion?" he was asked as he was leaving the polling place. I nope for the best," replied Mr. Bockef eller as he stepped into his automobile and .was whirled away. Sixty Arrested Early. Sixty arrests on charges of illegal voting and registration and offering and accepting money for votes were re ported at the office of the state superin tendent of elections during the first two hours after the polls were opened. This is the greatest number of ar rests reported in so short a time since the bureau was established. Among the e^rly morning arrests was former Police Captain Dia mond, He voted from his home in East' -Eighteenth. When the Morgan men went to verify the address they found the house board ed up. The arrest was made on the allegation that Captain Diamond had lived all summer in Putnam county, this state. Prominent Men Nabbed. That the party watchers and election officials are extremely vigilant this year was evident from the moment the polls. opened. In the borough of Manhattan alone Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column. 4- NABOBS WAIT I N LINE. New York, Nov. 6.Former Chief Judge Alton B. Parker was obliged to stand in line for more than a quarter of an hour before he received his ballot. Standing in the line at the same time were John D. Kockefeller, Jr., H. McKay Twombly, Isidor J. Wormser, J. R. Dos Passos and Harry Payne Whit ney. J. Pierpont Morgan joined the line about 10:15 and deposited his ballot ten minutes later. -3 SCORES OF VOTERS ARRESTED INN. Y. Hundreds Nabbed for Irregularities in Mighty Empire State Battle. -S New York, Nov. 6.One and one half million voters in New York state, in all probability, will decide today' the fate of Hearstism in this, country. Twelve _hours hence one of three things will be decided: Whether Wil liam R. Hearst is a man' of undoubted destiny whether by continued hard fighting along unprecedented lines he etill may have a chance to attain his boundless political ambition, or whether he is to be relegated to the political scrap heap, the discredited leader of, a repudiated movement These, and these only, form the live issues before the New York electorate today. The fight has been Hearst and anti-Hearst. Charles E. Hughes, the' republican candidate for governor, who has emerged honorably from a vitriolic campaign "in which the good name of public men without number has been dragged in the mire, merelv embodies the anti-Hearst sentiment. His victory will not be a republican victory, what ever the political managers may say. Bis defeat wjLi.j^Jb^^ victory by the same toTcemp***^'^''^-44 Exceptionally favoTable conditions after a campaign of almost un^ precedented activity on $??.& park' of the' two ieajaihgl1 caridldales "for" gubernatorial honors, seem to insure an unusually large vote in New York today: In this city the balloting started, with a rush -as soon as the polls were opened* In one electiqn^district in the Bronx 132 ballots werfl deposited ,in the. first ninety minutes,of voting. NORTHWESIYOTERS SWABMINGTOPOLLS Weather Conditions Generally Fa vorable and a Heavy Vote Results. Tho reports from Minnesota points are meager, indications point to a heavy vote thruout the state. With few exceptions fine weather in general and in the cities heard from voters were at the polls, participating eagerly. in the battle of ballots. With the exception of slight traces of rain at 'Duluth, Moorhead and Wi nona, the weather is fine thruout the state, .according to the weather map. Nearly all points report clouds, but the temperature is mild. Roads are in fair condition and a heavy rural vote is expected. North Dakota. Fargo, N. D., Nov. 6.Warm, cloudy and showery weather prevailed all over the state." Farmers cannot work in the fields and a. big vote is being cast. This "is regarded ..as favorable to the republican ticket. Wyoming. Cheyenne, .Wyo., Nov. 6.A large early vote was cast, and the indications are that the vote would be very nearly full in this city. Weather chilly. Wontana. Helena, Mont., Nov.. 6.Election day here opened fair and coo}, with indica tions of pleasant:weather thruout the state. In Helena the voting began early. Reports from over the state in cate a heavier vote than expected to be polled. Wisconsin. Milwaukee, Nov. 6.The vote thru out the state up to 4"p.m. has:been, oompafajfeety light, owing,-to the lack of .inj$&m>i many sections. '^4^f*ai, most xt the districts -the straight tickets' are" "being voted, but in others, -%hereAiftctionaJilm existsi there is Cdi ^idfersiDWv^ttthg of tickets.: This is especially iS^ieeable in Milwaukee and couhty, where there are four. cand^ dates for district attorney, and*.in thjs' contest practically all of the straight, tiekets being voted, are those of the social democrats. *r Governor Davidson-left Madison for his' home town,.'Soldiers- Grove, last A, night, and after, voting he will'return to Madison, Iwhere he will receive the returns at the ^executive mansion to night. John A. .Ayleward, the demo cratic candidate for governor, voted in Madison. ,-v: Nebraska. Omaha, Nov. 6.Election day in Ne braska began with prospects for fine weather.' Little interest is shown in the election and the vote will be very light. South Dakota. Sioux Falls,, Nov. 6.Election day opened clear and balmy. Heavy vot ing looked for. Iowa. Des Moines, Nov. 6.-r-Indications at this time point to heavy balloting. Ow ing to the party split in this state the counting or ballots will be somewhat delayed. Michigan. Detroit, Nov. 6.Eeports tell of gen erally fine weather thruout Michigan and a good vote being polled all over the state. BONI PLANS VICIOUS MOVE Realizing Reconciliation Impossible Count Will Attack Wife's Witnesses. Paris, Nov., 6.Sensational develop ments are" anticipated at the hearing" of the Castellarie divorce suit tomorrow. Convinced that all hope, of a reconcilia tion has gone forever, it apparently is the intention of the count's attorneys to open a Vicious attack on the countess' witnesses. The hearing tomorrow will be private.. Helen Gould Is here, giving support and comfort to her sister during the painful ordeal. HUGE FLYWHEEL BURSTS Wheeling. W. Va., Nov. 6.A thirty foot flywheel weighing eighty tons, of the Whltaker. iron works, burst today, scattering heavy metal in every direc tion. A great section of the roof of the mill was blown off, heavy pieces flying 500. feet against neighboring plants and on the hillside", while* the floor of the en gine room was driven Into- the ground. Fortunately the workmen had sufficient warning to make their escape. ig Pro-am MiAmusements. WOMAN IN R.LBATTLE MRS. STUYVESANT FISH, Wife of the President of the Illinois Central, Who, as Arbiter of New York's "400," Is Using Her Influence to Enlist Vanderbllt and Astor with Her Hus band in His Battle Against Wall Street. RAGES IN THE MOO' Mighty Fight Over Illinois Cen tral Finds Mrs, Fish Work ing for Husband. Journal Special Serrice. New York, Nov. 6 The fight which Stuyyesant Fish is making against Ed ward H. Harriman and wall "street for possession of the Illinois Central road has become a social issue as well as] a financial and railroad issue. The Dai tie has been taken, up in the most ex clusive social circles of this city and bids fair to disrupt the "406," or change that list of illustrious social lights. ^It became known several days ago Continued- on 14th Page, "1st Column. TSF aSS?" ft *mmmmmmm I THE WAY IT LOOKED TO AN OUTSIDER. I Stranger in CityThat man Haynes mnst have been a very prominent citizen. -G MA N WflflflSW MAMEiNlOttS -i Dan Beljeri^AU ^roii|id lough, Believed to Be Gardot's, iJ^ayer/"'"1 r. i Dan Bebene, '$ deserter from the United States navy^Vwho wears a red and white striped sweater arid canvas cap, is locked _up at -Central. station while'-the detectives/arV rapidly gather ing evidence which r.inay connect him with the shodting of^Jpseph. Gardot, chef at the Minikah^da .cliib., Bebene was arrested Sunday by De tectives Passdlfjjind Johnson "and while in the sweatbqx is said to have made some damaging'admis^ib^is. He has admitted setting a watch that was taken by iprce from James, Dough erty at Second avenue S and Second street two weeks ago Dougherty was strong armed late at night and robbed of the watch and $23, in cash. The watch was found in JB^. rjawnshop, and when confronted withv Sjb Bebene ad mitted selling it. He Bays a stranger met him in.the poolroom and fsked him to sell it. He did ntit'iake -the watch, he says. Doughertyvftaqnot .positively identify him. He-also admits that he came to Minneapolis during fair week after serving a term in the workhouse at St. Josepn, Mo. %wasi ^convicted of larceny there.' ._' He was"broke when he, arrived in Minneapolis,. and has done' no work since. The watches: taken front the victims by "the man who shoots", are being looked for to tighten ,itberne.t.,alaout Be bene. Several,of, the.- victims were robbed of wajtches, sSnaeol: which have, been recoveredrin pajwn shops. Bebene will. be taken via- th&yplaees where the proprietors will try. fo: identif'y the man who sold them^ him AS Bebene. is ahort, %eavy. (and walks with a peculiar tough, stride. :'He has- a ,dark cofmplexioav andj in many respects answered the description, of- '.'the map who shoots." His sweater and cap, he says, he purchased in St. Joseph and has worn them all the time. He enlisted in the navy in Minne apolis a year ago jand was stationed oh an island near San Francisco, He de serted ind started beating, his way east. Bebene has a police recr&'"*and thp Jt% 'nr GENERAL ADMISSION, 25e.^ BCNErit^WSW3^S'(iil i^-": POLLS CLO SE 7 P.M. GEESAMAN SPEAKS FOB MAYOR JONES ON THE PROSPECT A. M. Geesamah, manager of Mayor Jones' campaign, said at 1 o'clock today: "The mayor and I have visited this morning four wards known to be friendly to Jones, so, of course, I have no means of judging as to the condi tions in other parts Qf the city, where Haynes Is reputed to be strong. I could not he more pleased over the situation as we found it. We visited the precincts in the fifth, eighth, thirteenth and sev enth wards, and part of the pre cincts in the twelfth ward. The vote was remarkably heavy and in some of the larger precincts in the eighth and fifth wards a majority of the vote vhad, at the Auditorium been polled by noon. We will carry the seventh, ward by the biggest vote on record' and the same situation applies to the eighth and thirteenth. I can make no estimate of Jones' majori- ty." MR. HAlfNES' STATEMENT. Every indication points to' my election by an overwhelming plur ality. I base this prediction upon the good work that has been' done by my party workers.and by the independent workers who have brought to me nothing but, the most encouraging of reports. I have been, niodest in claiming that I would be elected by at least 2,000 plurality over Mayor Jnes,: but there, is such .a strong under current of sentiment favorable to my candidacy among tradesmen, business men and, the rank and] file of sensible voters that my most! conservative frienda. and pplittcal associates figure that Mayor Jones will be swept off his feet by fully 5,000 plurality.", detectives say he is one of +he -worst men they have handled in some- time. He is unusually abusive to the jailor, and to those who talk w^th.binu VOTE CAST BY1 P.M. SHOWS GAIN ON MA YOR $ As the1 y.:^^:--'--i/-'*"v: has usually Specialises to Att^ A- 4 Fifty Pet Cent of the Total Vote ih Ac ifia/fof .Boxes by End of Noon Hour. j" Leaders Marshalled Forced Early, De^ termined to Get Every Legal Voter to the Polls. Fifty per cent of the total vote of Minneapolis was cast before 1 p.m. today, and veteran political leaders see in this fact an index to the re-election of Mayor D P. Jofhes by a gTeatly increased majority. Heavy, voting means heavy repub* licah voting, for it is-the. republicans who are usually losers by a stormy election day. .There is every indication, too, thatj Jones has made gains, compared with the primary yple, in the usually strong democratic precincts. Along the river, in the third and fourth wards, for instance, the number of votes polled up to noon, compared .with -the registration,'was unusually heavy. Precinct workers report, as a whole, that. Jones secured the republican vote that Williams had at the primaries, and ,as well, a portion of the democratic vote. These precincts will probably all be carried fop,Haynes in view of their overwhelming democratic majorities, but they!: will'hot as democratic as usual. AbeIdeaheavily Election Day. i .in result'o^aSr'ideal- election day, bright sunlight and balmy air, it iff esti^ateplbyworkfers of.both republican and democratic organizations that fully one-third of the .registered Vote of Minneapolis was cast by 10 o'clock today. ThCweather is bfipging out a great vote and the larger the Vote, the better-, it is. fo| reiiubiieatt i^JjteiestsGeesaman,?manager down .the entire ticketMayor Before'9r30 a.in.-,:A!..M. had made a rdundup'offSome of the precincts in the fifth and" eighth wards, and ^v reported that'in eveiry|#eting place visited the booths were crowded with voteM^~v^' and along line o^ine^^were in w&iting. Mayor J6nes,vitt company with Messrs. Geesaman and W. W. Heffelfinger^ started at 10..mvot'aiL autip tour of precincts in the eighth, .thirteenth, seventh, and eleventh wards. ^he mayor rested till late in the morning and is ready for~^:A a "stay-up" tonight till the result is definitely known. ''ItlookB i&S si'tepubliean day," was his comment as He started out. Marshalled for the Pray. Seldom if evef hai"Min3ieapolis seen livelier scenes on election day. Long- -4 before -the'sun was up rohr-in-hand band wagons, single rigs for scouts and auto- ""JJ .mobiles ,for. the roundup mien roiled into Fourth street and drew up in front of the. democratic headquarters. ^Buggies were bjftpdiy ballasted jirfh Utera,tul and went speeding qpt i: ^^e i .-be ^$te0$:m^:i^^ ':3cci.^^ -_- ^tf'^ai^yB^^^'plpprt^jg^ ejAlbitio^. ofr Cfie^republican opposition '-Bandftn tbai'.tj^' Johnsoh-LarrabeerHaynes triiiWvlr^fe" W8^,ma^S|^pS"findl'bid for support. On the other han'd, the Jones med ^onfiried their effo^s: i?-- =---.'4..-^-.'^-T"7---: ii*?'S: persbhal Work,'checking up districts jwhete the republican vote, seemed to be slow andr seeing to it that'.'eyery voter who showed up at any "polling 'place was well informed as/to wHy. he should vote for the present mayor's re-election some districts of the fourth and fifth wards,-men who have beenrjknown in other campaignsas confirmed stay-at-homes appeared' at the polling places-before day- light and stayed right there working for Jones. This was not the least signifi- cant feature, of 'the "dajr's developments and means that hundreds' of votes art being cast that have farfely'be'en counted in other .elections.' _'. Nearly 48^.0 electors .are' registered in Minneapolis. Not all of these will vote, not:by several^ho**a^djt'i Nevertheless,1 "Mae :'A At JonSs* headquartewJthe^fe Wa.s "little evidence-that a campaign-was on "We have conducted a^ business campaign and we are going to'keep it up'to- day," said E. H. Groeker-in explanation. I don't know that we shall have band out." !:..._ Thirty automobiles ar^B at the .cjommand of Mr Crpoker todayr who is id charge of headquarters.'A., L.' Geesaman and Mayor Jones are covering the vari- ous, precincts in an automobile and.wfllnot show up at headquarters. The Jones committee has a striking banner at each polling place. It is made of a placard nailed.td a pole, with a picture of the mayor in the center and the" following: ''Vbte for Mayor David P. Jones, republican candidate election. Born in Minneapolis, I860.- Made a good mayor.! Card peddlers and vote solicitors were well distributed by the charter, re- publican and democratic committees. Cards galore were offered to every voter befpre.he got within hailing-distance of the voting places. TheSidewalk orator pf the pre-campaign type was missing on Fourth street 4n the: -eariyr ho.urs. today. He has hied himself to his precinct .voting place, but to^rdjjnMmrthe crowds began to gather again on newspaper row and in front of e^laces^wJiere bets are posted. Interest began to center down town again. v- PARTISANS ACTIVE ALL OVER THE CITY Democratic Rowdies Are Squelched in First Ward and "Roorback" .:f Worker Is CaU^ Vote Polled.. Politically^ Minneapolis is'ifairly boii-.as a ivle the precincts'^here the vo[te ing over today. Wlth'perfect 'election- is drawn largely from laboring people day weather, voters, in every'^art 'of the city started early, and thruGut the day rthe ^oti|fg Thas been cotinu)vi in almost eyery precinct. -The-heayyv^t ing has beexL the feature of the dav t^red. Everywhere, however, the vote :&jid is an indication of _the^ interest, ithatv is takeh 'all oyerj the^city rio. the mayoraltyi/ieontest. In eyery-ward antl iit every :preciiict. this .feature Qf "the, gjeneraf struggle-excitc^ytho great'est in--* terest. "r ^The interest is not confined,to thie, lower town and doubtfuleasel preciricts .asl been the In the strong republican districts, known as silk stocking, aristocratic, and .indiffer- ent,' the same lively interest is shown in .the voting as is\.showns "in -the districts where practical politic is worked a finish/ 'y^ ':to Tho it does not hold true in all cases, of D. P. Jones' campaign, iJ^^iii^J^^I^^'ei^ warn H^'r-^iM: l? K__ ,.s^.s energry thair more particularly td quiet, I it is estfahatedthat-at least votes will be ^eas't, and it is likely, to rim higher." Two'yeari/a ago there were-^ast 40,917 male^ votes-andsdf these all,but0!r'400 voted for mayor. -v'4%000t'/* V!:''... .TRToxk .vV i^./--. Keep him there*'refor -J ^TJg was the:,lightest up to noon today. In the outer districts, where most of the voters can choose' their own time, an uAuSually heavy early vote waB regia- fol- is heavier than ever before when lowed hoUT by hour thru the day. Interest Centers on Mayor. '-**T. The gubernatorial contest is of sec ondary consideration. It figures in the interest and excitement about the polls in soma'places, but in the*great major ity of cases is playing a poor second. Next-to the mayoralty is the interest that attaches to the local contests an the various wards. In the second, third, sixth, seventh,.' ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth wards the aldermanic fights .are exciting considerable interest. The Continued'on 2d Page, 1st Column.