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CLOSING NEW l'ORK ,
STOCK Ql'OTATIOXS * I4
WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1912?EIGHTEEN PAGES.
TOMORROW'S VOTE
MAY BREAKRECORD
Reports From All States Indi
cate Intense Partisanship
and Unusual Activity.
MANAGERS DETERMINED
TO MAKE THE POLL LARGE
Roosevelt Accuses Republican Lead
ers of Urging Support of Wilson.
.
CHARGES GENERALLY DENIED
Comprehensive Returns From States
or Congressional Districts May
Not Be Received Before 9 or
10 O'Clock Tomorrow Night.
' THE NATIONAL TICKETS.
KKIM HI l< \\.
President?William II. Taft.
\ Ice I*re*i?lciil? \antr o( lair Vlof j
President Mier
ii* h ii i* on the !
lickrl, but flfr
lornl rolltRf will
*otc for ?h?m
f*fp i:at!onnl re
miiIIIl'*an ?'oMiinlt
iff nominate.* nt
iiirrtlnK called
for November 12.
'
Db'.HOCR ITIC.
I'reMdenl?Woodrow W il*>on.
\ Iff I'reaideut?-Thomas K. Mar
shall.
PHOORKSMVK.
I'rwidfiil?Thfoilor? Kouaevelt.
< ice I'renldent?Hiram \V. John
ston.
PROHIBITION.
I'rfiidrnt?Kusene W. Cbalin.
X Ice President?Aaron S. W at kin*.
SOCIAHSy.
I'rr.<iiilrnt?Kiicrnr V. Deb*.
\ l?-f President?Kmll Seldel.
SOrm.lST I AROR.
President ? \rth?ir K. Rfiiiicr.
\ Irr l're<lilent ?\iik?*I Gllhnu*i.
\"K\Y YORK. Xovember 4.?
"The vote cast for President at;
tomorrow's elections throughout:
the United States will exceed all)
records, if today's predictions are
fulfilled. Reports from all states
indicate intense partisanship as
the election draws near, an un
usual activity on the part of cam
paign leaders to "get out the
vote." and development^ in the
three-cornered presidential con-j
:e-t which indicate a determina-'
lion tu bring every voter to the|
polls.
Col. Roosevelt, in a statement
from Oyster Bay today, made the;
direct charge that in New York^
republican ieaders are urging vot-1
er- t<> support W ilson, to make j
the defeat of Roosevelt certain.
Yhi- statement was met with
general denial- from the republi-j
can -tate leaders. From Gov.'
\\ il>??n and hi- New York head
quarters came further admoni
tion- t< ? democratic leaders to
4C-t the voter- t? tlie polls so that
Me maximum democratic vote
v. ? >uld be ca.-t.
Guessing at the Debs Vote.
? txt?? 111 to v hich tie socia ist party.
?1 Kuiten. V. I>ebs as Its presidential
1,?.?? 1.11wil! cut Into the vote of Taft.
v^lt and Wilson has become a rnat
>>f lively conjecture in the fom-nit
! head?|.;arfers of the other c mdidates.
>?' P ogrcs.sivi- leaders ass'-rt that the
;.?'i-1wi 1 po i a heavy vote, drawing
? from th* i(-publican and demo
? ratit- ranks.
In th'- majority of state?- the- pol's will
prri )?-tween and 7 o'clixk tomorrow
niorriinc. Reports will not be available
'? >m n- \ sections until after o'c Ock
? ? i-tern tiin* ? in the afternoon, and com- j
prehensivc retu ris from any states or
? wgresstonal districts wil probbly not j
had before I> or in o'clock tomorrow I
right. The presidential candidates have I
prepared to receive returns from state i
aiifl local leaders in all sections of the ,
country.
THREE CANDIDATES BUSY.
New York Nominees for Governor
Speak In and Near Metropolis.
\K\Y YORK, November I The last
w..r?l in the presidential and gubfrna
?' Mil campaigns in this state is being
si1 ?-n to-lav. and the eve of ??lection
!u.i|.?i tM?- three candidate- for the head of
ti ?? state ticket wind ng up their car
vh>k-~ with >i?t"li(s in and about this
cit'.. \|| ,<:de* make claims of victory.
ar-.ii w.ti forecast of fair weather for
#N-:ion <!a> it i- predicted that a heavy
vote will he polled.
?'??.. Roosevelt planne<] to spend the
f - noon at his home in Oyster Bay. and
later in the day wan to go to Mineola to
jukIiss a meeting there, *lor:ight he will
talk to his ?iy>ter Hay neighbors anU
? lose nis Jons campaign.
NAMES ON THE BALLOTS
KEPT SECRET IN VIRGINIA
Nine Democratic Congressmen Cer
tain to Be Elected?Tenth
May Win.
}<t''na: riuptlrh to The Star.
RICHMOND. Va.. November 4. ?Not
le-s than thirty-three names will appear
on t ie congressional ticket for the ten
districts in Virginia in the election fixed
foi tomorrow Just who these men are
n-. one can tell at this time. I'nder the
litvvs of the state of Virginia the ballots
. ic secret, the names on them are not
made known to the voters till they go
to The polls, and no one can tell the ar
rangement of the tickets.
The bull moosers are known to have
(.Continued on Second Face.)
NEW EQUITY RULES
Supreme Court Revises Pro
cedure at Federal Bars.
WOULD ELIMINATE DELAYS
Reduction in the Cost of Litigation
Also Is an Object.
CHANGES VOICED FROM BENCH
Chief Justice White Explains Abro
gation of Pleading Forms?Elim
ination of Referees Provided.
Revolutionary changes in procedure in
equity cases in federal courts throughout
the 1'nited States are effected in revised
rules promulgated today by the Supreme
Court of the 1'nited States. The object
is to reduce the cost of litigation and
to eliminate delays.
The new rules were announced by Chief
Justice White from the bench. One of
the fasks undertaken by him when he
was appointed chief justice was to re
form procedure in the courts. He first
revised the rules of the Supreme Court j
itself. This is the second revision put
into force.
At Work Seventeen Months.
For seventeen months the Chief Jus
tice and Justices Lurton and Vande
vanter have been working on the
equity rules as a subcommittee of the
court. They asked every federal judge
throughout the country to get expres
sions from their respective bar associa
tions on the subject, and wrote to
many others asking for suggestions.
These suggestions were collated and
digested by W. J. Hughes of the De
partment of Justice by the subcommit
tee. The present rules came down as
a heritage from the courts of England,
with one or two revisions, since tne
beginning of the republic. The last
revision was about fifty years ago.
The Chief Justice particularly tnankeel
the lord chance.lor of England for sug
gestions in the revision.
Chief Justice White in orally explain
ing the ruies from the bench grouped
the reforms under four heads. The nrst
was in regard to t:ie exercise of power
by the federal courts in equitable mat
ter.
Pleading Forms Simplified.
The second was in regard to the modes
of pleading, and was described as be.ng
designed primarily to remove all unnec?
es.-arv steps and to bring the parties
quickly to the issue.
Tne old, time-honored forms of plead
ings. the Chief Justice said, had been abro
gated so far as it was Within the power
of the court to do so, and the most ad
vanced and simplified forms substituted,
such as now exist in New York and other
code states and in tne chancery courts of
England.
The third reform was described as
being a restriction in the modes of tak
ing testimony, particularly in patent
and copyright cases In regard to ex
pert testimony. "The whole intention
has been," said the Chief Justice, "to
bring the taking of testimony down to
a more simplified and inexpensive
method."
Aim to Eliminate Referees.
Another reform was said by the
Chief Justice to be illustrated by the
statement that the new rules as a
general thing provide for trial by the
court instead of a reference of the
suit to a referee to take the testimony
and report back to the court.
The last reform spoken of was in re
gard to diminishing the size of records!
by which suits are taken from the tr'al
court to appellate courts for review
by providing ruies for compelling the re
duction of their size and by excluding
documents and requiring testimony to he
printed in narrative instead of interroga
tory form. The Chief Justice said that the
rules would make it possible for the
appellate court not to reverse suits mere
ly because of errors not prejudicial.
Among new rules of procedure an
nounced by the Supreme Court today, is
oiu' not referred to by Chief Justice
White in his explanation from the bench,
winch would prohibit issue of preliminary
injunctions without notice to the opposite
party and also restricting issues of tem
porary restraining orders.
Tne ruies will go into effect February
1, 1V?13.
ODDS GIVEN IN CALIFORNIA
ON ROOSEVELT IN STATE
I
?
Vote of the Women May Disappoint
the Expectations of the Wil
son Supporters.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 4.?Cali
fornia women, voting for the first time
in a presidential election, are an unknown
quantity in tomorrow's election. The
huge registration in Ix>9 Angeles county?
larger than in San Francisco and Alame
da counties combined?is held to indicate
that more women in the southern than
in the northern counties are taking ad
vantage of their new privilege.
If that is the case it might pare down
the vote Wilson men counted on receiv
ing from Taft republicans, who had no
representation on the ballot, as the south
ern counties are said to be certain for
Roosevelt.
Hett ;iik today was 10 to ?! and in some |
mfs "J to I that Roosevelt and Johnson j
I would carry the state. i
RAILROAD CLERKS STRIKE.
Employes of the Canadian Pacific J
Walk Out.
OTTAWA. Ontario, November 4 .?A
strike which may affect .">,000 clerks and
stenographers employed at the various
stations anil offices of the Canadian Pa
cific railroad began today.
President Mosher of the Canadian
Brotherhood of Railway employes the
organl ation of the office and station
workers, said that its members would be !
on strike throughout the system by noon
and that the men at nearly all the small j
j stations already were out.
Thomas W. Pemberton Dead.
RICHMOND, Va., November 4.?
Thomas William Pemberton, aged sev
enty-six. for many years first vice presi
dent of the l.ife Insurance Company of
Virginia, died this morning. Dr. Rus
sell Pemberton and the Rev. Percy Pem
berton of New York are surviving sons.
? No Rulings on Important Cases.
The Supreme Court today again ad
journed without announcing decisions in
the hard coal trust. L'nion Pacific merger
or state rate ca*>es. _
Bureau Forecasts Generally
Fine Weather Tomorrow.
IN MOST OF UNITED STATES
Cold Wave to Follow Period of Mild
Temperature.
STORM IS MOVING EASTWARD
Due to Beach Eastern Part of Coun
try Toward Close of Pres
ent Week.
Special Weather Bulletin.
'hi Tuesday the indications are
that the weather will be generally
fair throughout tlve Atlantic states,
the southern states, the Mississippi
and lower Ohio valleys, the plains
states and the far southwest: in
the region of the great lakes, the
upper Ohio valley, northern New
York and northern New England
the weather will be cloudy, but
probably without precipitation; in
western Montana, western Wyo
ming and Idaho then- will be rain
or snow; rain is a probable in
W ashington, Oregon and extreme
northern California. Temperatures '
will be moderate for the season in
practically all parts of the coun
try on Tuesday.
WILLIS L. MOORE,
Chief I". S. Weather Bureau.
Fair weather for election day is prom
ised for the greater part of the United
States, in the weekly forecast issued to
day by the weather bureau. The only
pronounced disturbance in the country
is central west of the Rocky mountains
and is moving eastward. It is preceded by
rising temperatures that probably will
cause warmer weather today and to
morrow throughout the eastern and
southern states.
The bad weather attending the dis
turbance in the intermountain regions
is due to reach the great central valleys!
Wednesday, and will make its appearance
in the east Wednesday night or Thursday, i
It probably will be attended by local'
rain or snow in the northern part of the
country and rain in the southern states.
The country from the Missouri river
east, however, including all the states
east of Kansas and Nebraska, in all
probability will enjoy fair weather to
morrow, with seasonal autumn temper
atures.
Cold Wave Anticipated.
Following the disturbance due in this
part of -the country Wednesday night or
Thursday, a cold wave is looxed for. The
wintry temperatures will come from the
Medicine Hat region in the far northwest,
where they will make their appearance
Wednesday or Thursday, and from where
they will rapidly extend eastward. Fol
lowed immediately by a storm that is due
to reach the northern Pacific states Wed
nesday, the disturbance Is due to reach
the eastern part of the country toward
the end of the week, and a change to de
cidedly colder weather will follow this
storm.
In and about Washington today and to
morrow it will be generally fair, with ris
ing temperature. This kind of weather
is expected to prevail, over the District,
Virginia, Maryland. Delaware and neigh
boring states.
Ice in Exposed Places.
For the first time this season the tem
perature last night fell below the freez
ing point and thin ice made its appear
ance in exposed places. Four Mile run,
between this city and Alexandria, was
ice covered this morning except in the
deepest part of the run, where the water
was swiftest.
To the cold weather of last night is due
the first heavy fog of the season. Those
who were awake early this morning found
the mist clouds covering, the streets up
town. In the river section of the city
these clouds were vel* thick. Until long
after sunrise the steamers on the river
were sounding signals, and at lo o'clock
the mist could be seen arising from the
water, warmer than the air.
MESSAGESOFCHER
READ AT WHITE HOUSE
?
I
Encouraging Telegrams and
Letters Take Several
Hours to Handle.
? Encouraging telegrams and letters were
Plentiful at the White House today.
" Tommy" Brahany, assistant secretary to
the President, spent several hours going
over these epistles and making such dis
position of them as was deemed best.
Mixed with the strictly political telegrams
was one that touched the human side and
caused merriment. It was from Dennl
son, Tex., and told of the birth of trip
lets, boys, to Mr. and Mrs. Kyler of that
place. The father and mother promptly
named the three juveniles William How
ard Kyler, Theodore Roosevelt Kyler and
Woodrow Wilson Kyler
Rev. John Wesley Hill of New York
wired the White House that he had spent
three weeks campaigning in Oh.o and he
felt "justified in prophesying that the
state will give its electoral vote to Tart."
F. C. Nunnemacher, who has been in
charge of the wage-earners' exhibit in
New York for the republican national
committee, telegraphed that If the words
of wage-earners who had visited the ex
hibit are an indication of the ou come to
morrow "you will carry New York city
as surely as anything."
Ex-Senator William E. Mason of Illi
nois. who is a cand'date on the repub
lican ticket for representative at large
sent word that he had just returned from
a trip through the congressional district
of Representative Rodenberg, the East
St. Louis district, and was willing to pre
dict that the republican ticket, led by
Taft, would get lis usual majority in that
district. The bull moose people were
mak.nK extraordinary claims in the state
but they would be badly fooled, Mr. Ma
son thoughw
George M. Henderson of Brooklyn wired
that in the lust two days he has seen
three democrats and one bull moose who
have changed and decided to vote for
I aft. ll?- declared that changes are
going on all the time.
Returns of the election will be received
at the \\ hite House tomorrow n.'ght
Assistant Secretaries Forster and Brah
any and the White House force will be
on hand. If there are nnv cab net of
ficers in the <? t> th. v ? ; i ? i.-abi
in to l??v t!>. ? ; < i (.-. ivh ch v. ttl ne
about a:- ii i ti. as a <? to be had ex
cept in the newspaper oliice*.
COMPOSITE PORTRAIT OF THE WINNING PARTY.
ROOSEVELT CHARGES
ALLIANCE OE BOSSES
? '
Accuses Republican leaders I
of Trying to Turn Voters
to Wilson's Support.
OYSTER BAY. X. Y., November 4.?
In a statement issued here today Theo
dore Roosevelt charged that republican
leaders were advising their followers
to vote for Woodrow Wilson if they
did not f?el that they could support
President Taft. The great concern of
the "bosses," the colonel said, was to
beat the progressive party.
The colonel's statement follows:
"Several gentlemen have told me that
certain of the lesser bosses who are
Mr. Baraes' henchmen?Mr. Abe Gruber,
for instance?have recently been puln
licly advising their hearers to vote
the democratic ticket if they didn't
feel like voting the republican ticket
This is interesting as a fresh proof of
how close and intimate the alliance is
between the machines if they can only
beat the progressives."
"Mr. Gruber's attitude merely illustrates
what had already been shown by the
conduct of Messrs. Penrose, Barnes and
Crane and the other republican bosses
!n New Jersey, Illinois and Indiana, pre
cisely as in Kansas. California and Ore
g6n, that they had not the slightest ex
pectation of winning this election and tbat
their one purpose is directly or indirectly
to aid the democrats in order that the
progressives may be beaten.
"The financiers and bosses of this type
are really non-partisan in their feeling.
The men mentioned are nominally re
publican in their feelings, but they know
they can always maKe terms with tlie
corresponding bosses in the democratic
party. If they cannot keep their own
party under their control and" at the same
time in control of the nation, then the
next best thing, from theh- standpoint
is to put the democratic bosses in control
j of the nation.
"When tlie Abe Grubers, without re
gard to party, are both ready and eager
to support either of the old parties in
order to beat the progressive movement,
then it Is surely time for all honest and
decent citizens, without regard to their
past political affllitiations, to support the
progressive party.
"This is in no ordinary sense of the
word a mere partisan movement. It is j
a movement for honesty anrl decency and i
for fair play in the world of Industry I
! no less than in the world of politics, and |
we have the right to appeal to all citi
zens to support it."
OPERATE ON GIRL RUGH SAVED, j
i ""
Relatives Give Skin to Complete Cure
for Which Newsboy Died.
CHICAGO. HI., November 4.-Miss Ethel
Smith, the girl for whom William Rugh,
the crippled Gary, Ind., newsboy gave up
his life that she might live, was again
placed upon the operating table ' in the
Gary General Hospital yesterday and
fifty inches of skin were grafted on to
her burned legs.
Charles Smith, father of tiie girl; Ray- j
mond. her brother, and Roy Roberts, lier \
sweetheart, are the thr^e who gave up
heir skin. The skin taken from Rugh's
leg. Kit) inches, proved insufficient. There
were spbts which had not been covered,
and it was necessary to have more skin.
The three men cheerfully subm tted, but
the girl, thinking with horror of t..e death
of Rugli, begged them not to do it.
GOES TO PRISON FOR LIFE.
Soldier Sentenced Under Spanish
Law in the Philippines.
MANILA. November 4.?The sentence
of life imprisonment on Private Mike j
Beecham of the 1st Cavalry has been
commu ted.
Private Beecham ran amuck and
. killed four of his comrades in May,
? A1 the trial the court took the
s"?> ?* crime s 'npremedi
?'? y ?: e Spanish
... ttkc luiitit, ui; not warrant i
i the infliction of the death penalty.
The Star's Election Bulletins.
The results of the elections tomorrow night will be
furnished to the public by The Star in bulletins thrown on
the huge double screen stereopticon erected in front of
The Star building on the Pennsylvania avenue side.
The displaying of the bulletins will begin as early as
6 o'clock, earlier if the returns begin coming in ahead of
that hour.
They will consist of the reports of the Associated Press,
the. Western Union Telegraph Company, the Postal Tele
graph Company and The Star's army of special corre
spondents in all sections of the country.
Extra editions of The Star will be printed and on the
streets for sale the minute it is known who has been elected
to the presidency, to be followed by other extra editions
giving full details of the results in the various states.
LAWYERS LOSE BIG CLAIM
Defeated in Attempt to Collect
$36,271.78 in Par
ish Case.
SHIP CHEEPS TO SAFETY
Wrecked Steamer Noruega
Under Convoy of Idaho and
Revenue Cutter.
A suit brought in 1000 by the late Jonas
P. McGowan and Elija H. Brookshire,
lawyers, to recover $:5t?,*27l.7S as a con
tingent fee for services rendered the late
Joseph W. Parish to secure a claim
against the I'nited States for $181,358.05
for ice furnished the 1'nion army during
the civil war. was dismissed today by the
Court of Appeals in an opinion by Chief
Justice Shepard. The Appellate Court re
versed the action of the lower court,
which had held in favor of thfe lawyers.
The Parish claim had been pending
many years and in August, 1900, the
! claimant made a contract- with the two
1 lawyers for a contingent fee for services.
| Miss Emily Parish, daughter of the claim
ant. became executrix;of his will after his
'death and fought the attempt of the at
! torneys to collect. . After extended 1 iti
' nation an agreement was reached where
j by $41,001) pf the claim was deposited in
a local bank to await t'.ie outcome of this
i contention and Miss Parish received the
j balance of the claim.
i I'nless the dec sion is appealed to the
I'nited States Supreme Court the fund
held by the bank will be payable to the
estate.
NORFOLK. Va.. November 4.?With but
two bulkheads keeping her atioat, the j
Norwegian fruit steamer Noruega. Capt.
Hansen, bound from Newport News to
Vera Cruz, in collision with the Norwe
gian sailing ship Glenlui. at sea Friday, '
was today slowly, under convoy of the I
I'nited States battleship Idaho and the
revenue cutter Onondaga north of Hat
teras, making for the Virginia capes.
Seven woman passengers have been1
transferred from the Noruega to the
Onondaga.
The Noruega is in a serious condition
and should the two remaining bulkhe. .s
give way she will certainly go down. The
Idaho and Onondaga may have to tow |
her in stern first to save her. The No
ruega has a crew of thirty.
The sailing ship Glenlui is drifting to
day seaward east by northeast o' Hat- j
teras with the battleshi;. Minnesota and
the naval tug Sonoma standing by to takej
her in tow as soon as the sea subsides
. sufficiently to make this practical. The
I sailing vessel is not in a serious condition
' at this time.
SEVEN SLAIN IN NICARAGUA.
j
Bodies of V. S. Sailors Killed in Rev
olution Arrive at San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 4. The
Pacitic mail liner San Juan is in port
here today with the bodies of seven men
of the United States Navy who were
killed in the revolution in Nicaragua a
month ago. Three were kiiled in the tn
gagement of Barranca hill and four were
slain in Leon.
The bodlps are those of Charles II.
Durham, Junction City, Ky.; Clarence H.
McGill, Port and, Me.; Harry Poi ard,
Medway, Mass.; Ralph B. Bohbett, Ne
vada City, Cal., a 1 Marine Corps mdi'
R. G. Morgan, turret captain IT. S. S.'
Colorado, Los Angela; B. H. Bourgeois
ab.e-bodied seaman, U. S. S. Colorado'
Boerne, Tex., and John Bartel, able
bodied seaman, U. S. S. Colorado.
j Dragged by Her Arm on "L" Train.
BOSTON, November 4.?Caught by an
! arm in the car door of an elevated train
at the South station yesterdaj. M" , Mary
Ijesourd of Taeoma. Wash .
from the platform and in.
elevated structure for fift.. i . cu
I ed forty feet above the ground, 31*4
unconscious when rescued.
COUPE WILL GO ON STAND.
Expected to Identify Gunmen in
Rosenthal Case.
NEW YORK, November 4.?Thomas
Coupe, one of the witnesses oi the Ros->i
thal shooting, who was brought from
England too late to testify at the trial of
Lieut. Becker, will be placed on the stand
? in the trial of the four gunmen?"Gyp the 1
! Blood," "I^efty Louie," "Whitey Lewis"
jand ' Dago Frank." Coupe is one of f. ir
j witnesses who are expected to identify
the gunmen positively, the others being
Shapiro, driver of the gray "murder car";
Stanish, an Austrian engineer, and
Krause, a waiter.
i Shortlv after Coupe came bacn from
' Eng.and he was taken to the criminal
courts building and placed near a door
leading to Justice Goff's court, it was
learned today. He could see the gunmen
passing in and out. According to day's
announcement he looked the four over
and recognized them as the occupants of
the "murder car."
Hotel Changes Hands.
MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, November
L? Mrs. Fannie E. Miller, 13*^7 Rhode
1 avenue, Washington, D. C., ha*
(1 the Hotel Chautauqua, at
uui f^ake Park. The purchase was
I nmue from Robert H. Featherstone of
.Washington. _ . .
Northwestern Suburbs Are
Successful in Their Fight.
SERVICE STARTS NOV. 25
Regular Schedules Are Fixed by the
Traction Officials.
EXTEA CARRIERS PROVIDED
Will Be Operated During the
Morning and Evening
Rush Hours.
Residents of Somerset, Drummond,
Friendship Heights and Cleveland Park
are to enjoy through car service
to 5th and F streets northwest, the
Washington Railway and Electric Com
pany, operating the Georgetown and
Tenleytown and the Washington and
Rockville lines, having made this an
nouncement today. The through service
is to be inaugurated November 25.
From 7:06 o'clock a.m. to 5:21 p.m. cars
will run on a fifteen-minute schedule
between the District line and oth and
F streets, while the service from 5:21
p.m. to 10.17 p.m. will l?e every half
hour.* The outbound cars will run
every fifteen minutes from 5th and F
streets, between the hours of t :50 a.m.
and 6.05 p.m.. with a half-hour service
between the hours of 6:05 p.m. and
11:26 p.m.
Brought About by Suit.
The establishment of through car serv
ice between Somerset and the downtown
part of the city was brought about
through the suit filed by R. H. McNeill
to compel the Washington Railway and
Electric Company to furnish such service.
The announcement of the through
ice is contained in the following
from tiie Washington Railway and Elec
tric Company, received by the interstat -
commerce commission toda> :
"The boards of directors of the W asn
ington Railway and Electric Company,
the Georgetown and Tenleytown Railway
Companv and the Washington and Rock
I ville Railway Company have voluntaril.,
authorized the operation of through iai.
from Somerset. Md., via Tenle>t< *n.
Cleveland Park and Georgetown, to .?th
and F streets northwest. It is fended
that the. service shall become effective
.Monday, November 23.
"The plan calls for the operation ot a
fifteen-minute service between Somerset
and .1th and F streets, leaving Somerset
from 7:<m, a.m. to 5:21 p.m.. and paving
3th and F streets from 7:.>'? a.m. to 6.n.?
p m.: and a half-hour service leaving
Somerset from 3:21 p.m. to
and leaving 5th and F streets
p.m. to ll:2rt p in. During the period tt?e
ha??-hoitr service Is in efTect cars will be
operated to 13th and D streets northeast
via Union station.
Operating Difficulties.
"Owing to the unusual difficulties at
tending the operation of these throueh
cars, we anticipate that for a time at
least we will not he able to maintain the
regularity of service that mi^ht, undei
other conditions, be reasonably expected.
We hope, however, that within a short
time we will be able to eliminate all
operating difficulties, except such as are
inherent to the situation and which ex
perience mav prove cannot be overcome.
"Ail Rockville cars will be operated, as
heretofore, to Wisconsin avenue and M
I street. A'l extra cars required for rush
i hour service will also be operated to
| Wisconsin avenue and M street.
I "The through cars will not issue trans
fers at Wisconsin avenue and P street
or Wisconsin avenue and O street, ex
| cept to westbound Georgetown cars and
1 scuthljound Tenleytown cars.
i "During morning rush hours south anu
j east bound throug'i cars will be operated
as express cars between Wisconsin ave
i nue and O street and 17th and H streets.
j-They will not stop to take on local pas
sengers between these points, but will
' stop upon signal to let off through pas
[ sengers.
Express Car Service.
"During evening rush hours west and
'north bound through cars will be operat
ed as express cars between 17th and H
streets and Wisconsin avenue and P
street They will only stop between
Laid points at fire and emergency stops
| and will then take on through passengers
Lniv west and north bound express cars
are intended for the exclusive use of
i tiirous;h passengers and no transfers will
J be issued by conductors of these cars,
i "\\'e hope the above arrangements will
. lltisfactory to all concerned, espe
Hallv as the ra lway companies will have
I to bear an additional expense in connec
' Hon with this through service of from
* 11mn?t to annum, at the very
least^for which they can expect little f
any additional receipts for a considerable
"^"furth^'hope ttat
!en . whatever aid is in their power to
make the service successful.
Thp letter was signed b> v\. i. iiam.
vice-president of the Washington Railway
and Electric Company.
POLICEMEN IN FATAL BATTLE.
Thinking Each Other Dangerous
Criminals, Both Mortally Hurt.
HOBOKEN. N. J.. November 4.-As a
result of a fight before daylight between
a Jersey City and a Hoboken policeman,
,,ach of whom suspected that the oth^r
was a dangerous criminal, the two men
are in the North Hudson Hospital, one
wi'h a fractured skull and the other
with four bullet wounds in the breast.
Both will die.
In the fight one of the policemen de
oended on a night stick and the other
ured his revolver at close range.
The two policemen are Stephen Costello
of Jersev Cltv and John Deitrlch of West
Hoboken. When they were picked up
af.'r the fight both were unconscious
and it was not until several hours later
fhat the first version of the strange fisht
could be obtained from the participants.
body found in bathtub.
Mystery Surrounds Death of Young
Woman in New York.
NEW YORK. November 4.?A woman's
body, nude, with bruises on the hips, was
found in a half-sitting position in a bath
tub in a Harlem apartment house late
last night. It was identified as that oi
Miss Anna Vanauken, a stenographer. In
. nocket&ook which had evidently be
longed to the woman were letters written
by relatives living in Schenectady, dated
from 1M0 up to a month ago.
When the body was found the bath
room was filled with gas fumes. Coroner
WinterlHJttom said he was satisfied that
the woman had not met death by as
nliyxiation, however.
A man who was supposed by neighbors
to be Miss Vanauken's father lsfniisslng.
TURKEY OFFICIALLY
ASKS INTERVENTION
Seeks Aid of Great Britain in
Bringing About Suspension
of Hostilities.
TEWFIK PASHA CONFERS 1
WITH SIR EDWARD GREY
Balkan Nations Say Porte Must Deal
Directly With Them.
*
ATTITUDE OF THE POWEBS
Respond to Sultan s Appeal With
Statement They Could Not Ap
proach Victors With Re
quest for Armistice.
CHIEF EVENTS OF WAR.
Oct. H?Montenegro declares war
against Turkey.
Oct. ' 12 ? Montenegrins invest
Tarabosch.
Oct. 14? Montenegrins take Tuslit.
Oct. 17?Servia and Greece declare
war against Turkey: Turkey de
clares war against Servia and Bul
garia.
Oci. !!??Bulgarians capture Mux*
taplia Pasha.
Oct. 20?Bulgarians attack Adri
anople.
Oct. 21?Turkish squadron bom
bards Bu'gnrian ports.
Oct. L2?'Servians take Pristiua.
Oct. 24?Servians take Nov t;iznr.
Oct. 24?Bulgarians capture Ktrk
Kiiisseh; Creeks capture town of
Servia.
Oct. ?Servians take Kunianova
and other Turkisljpcities.
Oct. 21?Servians capture 1'skup;
Montenegrins invent Scutari.
Oct. 27?Bulgarians capture Baba
j Eski, near Adrianopie.
Oct. .'lit?Bulgarians rapture I.ule
! Burgas.
; Nov. 1?Bulgaria occupies De
motica, cutting communication b. -
twoen ' Adrianopie and Constanti
nople; Greek torpedo sinks Turkish
: cruiser.
Nov. 2?Turks driven back in
three-da> l.attle to Tchorlu.
Nov. .'{?Turks in full retreat on
Constantinople. Porto asks for
mediation by the powers.
LOXDOX, Xoveniher 4.?The
| I nrkish ambassador here today
was- directed by the < Htomau
government to inform Great
Britain of Turkey's willingness to
i receive assistance in bringing
aliout a sn-tension of hostilities,
with a view of ?arriving at a peace
settlement.
Tewlik I'asha immediate! v on
receiving the communication from
| Constantinople went to the for
eign office and conferred with Sir
Edward (ire}', the Uritish foreign
I minister, for two hours.
I
Demands of Victors.
j
] Tie Balkan nations and Greece are
| persistent in their determination that
i Turkey must a nance directly with them
; the terms of pea c, without the interven
? tion of the European powers. This atti
1 tude is emphasized in a statement fro.u
official sources wiiich says:
"The Turkish proposal of peace is sat
isfactory in so fur as it shows a desiri
to prevent further lloodsned. As regards
foreign intervention, however, there
seems to be no chance of the Balkan
states listening to any foreign counsels
while treating for the arrangement of
conditions of peace. These must be set
tled between the Balkan states and Tur
key direct.
"It may at this stage be declared thai
the whole campaign was prearranged and
has so far been carried out entirely in
accordance with the program. For a con
siderable time an officer of the Greek
military stall. Col. Dousmanis, was en
gaged at Sotia pre|>aring the military,
while ihe political program was largely,
if not entirely, the work of Premier Veni
zelos of Greece.
Balkan Union Close.
"The union of tiie Balkan states at this
j moment is more close, hearty and infi
inate than it ever has been, for it has
i been welded by blood and common sac
rifice. There is not the least danger that
any disagreement as to the div.sion of
territories or the positions of the frontiers
will disturb it. It may be assumed thai,
inasmuch as the details of the campaign
were arranged with the greatest carc, the
same procedure will 1m? followed both
as to-the conclusion of hostilities and
subsequent political considerations."
Those powers thus tar consulted have
responded to Turkey's appeal for medi
ation by declaring they could not make
| any proposals for peace, and could not
i approach the Balkan nations with a
request for an armistice.
I Some of the governments have pointed
j out that Turkey s proposal for a ces
; sation of hostilities?in other words,
i an armistice?would offend the Baika l
! victors. Other governments take tne
position that it would be an infringe
ment of international law for the mo
ment.
The war must.. therefore, continue,
and the Turkish armies which the porte
has at last admitted have been beaten,
must keep on with their unequal strug
gle against the victorious invaders.
Hoping for Agreement.
It is hoped and believed still that the
powers soon will find a formula under
which they call offer their good offices
The terms of peace themselves are a mat
ter entirely for the belligerents to settU,
Bulgaria having again affirmed no intei
ference from the outside will be tolerated.
In tills she has the support of her allies,
who settled the political as weh as the
military aspect of the campaign befor*
the war was undertaken.
The negotiations which were taking
place among the powers when Turkey
sprang the surprise of asking for media
tion were not oversuccesaful. The Eu
ropean governments had not even agreed
on the preliminaries for an offer of me
diation. The suggestion made by
France to which both Bu: tia and Eng
land subscribed, met with nothing but
criUcism in Austria, and she of course
was backed by Germany and Italy, the
other two members of the triple alliance.
It Is suggested, however, that Austria
misunderstood the proposal in regard tu
"disinterestedness," which was not, as
believed In Austria, directed against tin
Idea of economic arrangements between
Austria and the Balkan league. Still,
Austria's attitude has caused ranch ua

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