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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL 1 NO \ JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER, 7, 1912. PRICE 10 CENT8. BULGARIANS WIN A GREAT BATTLE ONLY TEMPORARY DEFEAT SAYS W. M. BAYLESS _ \V. M. Bayless. Republican nation al Committeeman for Alaska, yester day received a telegram from the ed itor of the New York World, based presumably on the results of the vot ing on Tuesday, as follows: "What will be the future of the Re publican party? Will it be absorbed by the Progressives or will it main tain its organization. An expression of your views will be appreciated. Answer by wire prepaid." Mr. Bayless moderately but (Irmly Insists that there Is not the slightest chance of the Bull Moosers absorb ing the Republican party. "Absorp tion." says Mr. Bayless. "means fus ion. and this 1 take to bo an impos sible contingency. The Republican organization will be maintained in my opinion indefinitely, or as loug as a quorum can be gathered to transact business. We have met a temporary defeat only. The following wire which he sent this morning expresses his views: "Editor Evening World: The Re publican party will maintain Its or ganization and rise from defeat. Pro gressives or Insurgents are not Re publicans and will never absorb the Republican party. We happen to be merely temporarily defeated, not an nihilated. WILLIAM S. BAYLESS. Roosevelt Will Continue fight OYSTER BAY. Nov. 7.?Up to the present. Colonel Roosevelt has de clined to make any extnded comment upon the results of the rcent election. He has not as yet fully recovered from his wound and the attendant shock. He declared today, however, that the tight must go on. and when I have all the facts I will make a state ment." GOV. McGOVERN RE-ELECTED. MILWAUKEE. Wis. Nov. 7. ?Re turns received from nearly all the pre cincts of this state show that Gov. Thomas P. McGovern has been re elcted by a small plurality. He is a Progressive. KAY, REPUBLICAN, PROBABLY ELECTED SEATTLE, Nov. 7. ? Governor M. E. Hay. Republican, now is in the lead and will probably be elected gover nor, although the vote as indicated by the returns may be close between Hay and Lister, the Democratic candidate. Hodge. Progressive, is running third. LOWER HOUSE HAS A BIG MAJORITY. NEW YORK, Nov 7.?The latest returns show that the Democratic majority in the state assembly has been increased by sixty-nine. $1,000 an Hour Taken By Dredge G. C. Cux, of the Yukon Gold Min ing Co., Dawson, was a passenger ar riving or. the Alameda from the West last night. Mr. Cux is en route to Dawson. He left Iditarod on Sept. 24. went to Fairbanks and thence over the trail to Chltina and Cordova, as the most expeditious way of reaching his destination in the Yukon terri tory. The dredge installed this year on Flat Creek, in the iditarod district, has been doing good work, as much as $1,000 an hour having beer, taken out of the Marietta claim, but that ground was phenomenally rich. DISABLED CABLE TO BE REPAIRED The cableship Burnisde left Seat tle today to repair the Ketchikan Wrangell cable. After the repairs are made it is expected that the cableship will visit Juneau, and perhaps other Alaska coast points. The Wrangell-Ketchikan cable has been out of commission for several weeks. COURT TERM RE-SET. The term of court which was set for November 25. has been re-set for Dec 9 on account of the fact that Judge Lyons will go to Valdez to take the place of Judge Overfleld. Judge Overfleld will come to Juneau and open the December term. WANTED?Unfurnished room, well located; desired by a lady. Address ?Boom wanted. Daily Empire. 5t T. J. Walsh Will Replace Dixon HKI.KXA, Mont.. Nov. 7.?The elec tion of Thomas J. Walsh. Democrat, to succeed Joseph M. Dixon in the United States Senate is conceded. Walsh carried the state in the late election and the legislature will be Democratic. Mr. Walsh was formerly attorney general of Montana. He was a mem ber of the Baltimore National Con vention and was secretary of the com mittee on platform and resolutions. CHANGE NOME ELECTION RETURNS NOME, Nov. 7.?Nearly complete returns from this division show that the following men have been elected to the legislature. Th precincts yet to be heard from will not materially alter the result. The election was quiet. The members-elect are: El wood Bruner, Republican; Conrad Freeding, Democrat; Chas D. Jones, Progressive, J. C. Kennedy, Republi can, E. Grimm. Republican, and W. Helms, Republican. VALDEZ RETURNS NOTCOMPLETE Dispatch received by The Empire last night from Valdez, after it had I gone to press, reads: R. D. Gray, of Katalla, .Milo Kelly, representatives on the non-partisan ticket, elected. Dr. Boyle, Progressive, is also elected. The senatorial ticket is in doubt. Season's Pack Was Successful Mr. Huno Hoyer, manager of the Vendsyssel Packing Co.'s plant at Kake. arrived in Juneau on the Fox last night. Mr. Hoyer says that his company has had a very sucessful season and that his plant is still busy and it is expected to continue operations up to Christmas The Vendsyssel Packing Co. makes a specialty of packing mild cured King salmon and is not engaged in the canning business as vet Mr. Hoyer will leave on the Prin cess May tonight on a brief business trip to the Coast cities expecting to return in about three weeks at which time it is probable some important changes may be announced. The vote at Kake totaled eight votes and three of the voters had cast their ballots and were passen gers on the Fox. The vote he thinks will be evenly divided between the non-partisan and Progressive tickets. ALAMEDA HAS A BIG PASSENGER LIST. The Alameda, which arrived from the Westward last night, had 250 pas sengers for the south. Among them were Deputy Marshal Al. Sullivan, of Valdez, who was taking out two pris oners to McNeil's island; J. K. Mc Lean, proprietor of the Northern sa loon, Valdez, this being his first trip out in fourteen years. Chris Gray, a Valdez prospector is going to Okla homa to spend the winter with rela tives. TURKS ROUTED SOFIA, Bulgaria, Nov. 7.?The Tur kish army has been completely crushed after a battle lasting two days, near a serai, or rest-house, on the Torchle line. According to the reports received 40,000 Turks were engaged In the bat tle, and thousands were killed and wounded. The victorious Bulgarians are pur suing their defeated enemies. CONSTANTINOPLE, Nov. 7. ? A council of ministers was held lute last night to consider mediation mean-1 ures and to consider plans for the | protection of the city. It is reported that preparations are being made by the Sultan to leave Constantinople and go to ftrusai in Asia Minor J.i case the Bulgarians ef fect the capture of the Tc.iatalja lines, outside the fortifications of the city. *i he water supply has ooen cut of at Adiianople, and it is belie' od that the town must soon fall iaty the hands of the Bulgarian army. It is also reported that there is much suf fering within the city. MONASTIR SURRENDERS. j ROME, Nov. 7. ? Advices received here from Monastir state that that place has surrendered to the Servian army. ROYAL GEORGE ON ROCKS QUEBEC, Nov. 7.? The steamship Royal George, of the Allan line, bound for Liverpool, is hung up on a rock in the St. Lawrence river. The Royal George has nine hundred pas sengers on board, but they are not in danger. The steamer struck the rock in a fog. BRITISH CRUISERS ARE ON WATCH MALTA, Nov. 7.?7our British battle ships and a flotilla of torpedo destroy ers are proceeding to the Eastern Mediteranean, their objective point not being known, but they are prob ably destined for Constantinople around which great Interest is cen tered. A British warship is now in the Dardanelles. LARGE HALIBUT SHIPMENT. O. E. Head, the longshore boss, had a large gang busy until 11 o'clock last night stowing fresh halibut aboard the liner Alameda. Over 100, 000 pounds were in the cargo. The day before the Humboldt took 40,000 pounds. NA2INA MINE OPERATOR. Geo. Max Esterly tl.e well known hy draulic operator In the Xazina passed Soutt on the Alameda. Esterly said that he had a very successful seas on. Mrs. Esterly, who was with her husband during the summer's work accompanied him on the journey. They will winter In Boston and New York. STEWART WOOD RECOVERING. Stuart Wood is able to be out in the streets with the aid of crutches after lying in the hospital for many weeks. Mr. Woods was very badly crushed by the tipping of a donkey engine on the Salmon Creek works of the Alaska-Gastineau Company. It was feared for a time that he would be permanently disabled. Mr. Wood is now hopeful of recovering the full use of his lower limbs which had been partially paralyzed. Your Christmas list can bo filled at the Winter & Pond store. Special line of ready to mail gifts. R. J. S. Mills, an architect of Cor dova, is in town. He will open an of fice here. WILSON HAS 439 VOTES IN COLLEGE NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?According to the returns received here today, Wil son has not only carried Kansas, but the state of Illinois was placed In the Wilson column today. On the other hand Minnesota Is placed In the Pro gresslve column, Roosevelt having carried that state according to the returns received here today. This makes Wilson's total In the Elctoral College 439 with 92 votes di vided between Taft and Roosevelt. 1 i HONEST MEN NEED NOT FEAR PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. 7? Pres-1 ident-Elect Woodrow Wilson last [ night issuod a statement in which he says: "There is absolutely nothing for the honest and enlightened business men j of the country to fear from a Demo-' cratlc administration." lie also thanked President Tatf for tiie expression of his good wishes and j extended his "warm personal regards" to the president. He also extended Ills cordial good wishes" to Colonel Roosevelut. Asked about the calling of an ex tra session Immediately afteT his in auguration, Gov. Wilson said he had not given such matters any thought as yet. "I am not on a hair-trigger," he said. ENGLISH PRESS COMMEND WILSON LONDON. Nov. 7.?All the London newspapers in commenting upon the presidential election speak highly of President- Klect Wilson in their edi torial columns. The Westminster Gazette sayB: "The people of the United States are clear ly ripe for new men and new meas uros," and it adds: "the American people are tired of their professional politicians." The Standard in an exteneded ar ticle on American politics says: "Mr. Wilson will command the con fidence of his own country and the world outside." RAILROAD COMMISSION NOW AT HAINES The Alaska railroad Commission, composed of Major Morrow, of the United States army, chairman; Lieut. Commander Cox. Alfred H. Brooks and E. Ingersoll, came down from Cordova on the Alameda to Seduc tion point, where they were met by the government tug Peterson and ta ken to Haines. At Haines, it is understood that they.will look over the feasibility of thut place as a railroad terminus, and will look over a p^rt of the pro posed railroad route to the interior. It is expected that the commission will stop at Juneau on their way south, which will be in the course of a few dayB. Prank M. Ryan Dynamite Plotter INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. 7.? Specific changes are made here by the government attorneys that Frank M. Ryan, president of the Ironworkers' Union, planned the systematic dyna miting which took place throughout the country a few years ago, among which was the iblowlng-up of the Los Angeles Times building and the kill ing of twenty-one men. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. I SEATTLE, Nov. 7.?J. A. Falconer and J. W. Bryan, Progressives, for Congressmen- at- large, have been | elected in this state by largo plural j itles. The result in Washington districts is still in doubt. In the First, Hum phrey, Republican, Landon, Progres sive, and Heifner, Democrat, are running very close. Many governorships throughout the States are still in doubt. Ed. Cudihee, Democrat, hu* been elected sheriff of King County. CHICAGO, Nov. 7.?It is ostlmatcd that Wilson will carry Illinois by only 200 votes. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7.?Both par tics have demanded n recount in Los Angeles County, the result In the state, depending upon the vote of this county. CINCINNATI. O., Nov. 7. ? Con gressman Nicholas Longworth ap pears to be defeated by Bowdle, Dem ocrat. IN THE COMMISSIONER'S COURT. Ben Lee Granger was arraigned in the commissioner's court for selling liquor to Indians. He had a hearing at 2 p. m. today and was bound over to await action of the grand Jury. Frank Lewis was arrested on com plaint to the United States Marshal's office on charge of defacing a build ing yesterday, he plead guilty and was fined $10.00 and costs by Judge Winn of the commissioner's court Wilson Going to Bermuda PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. 7.?Pres ident-Elect Woodrow Wilson, accom panied by his wife and three daugh ters, "will sail for Bermuda on Nov. 16, on a private pacht, which will be placed at the disposal of Gov. Wil son. NEW YORK, Nov. 7?The latest re turns from the interested states indi cate that woman suffrage has been carried in Michigan, Oregon, Kansas and Arizona, and was defeated in Wis consin. COLUMBUS, O., Nov. 7.?President Taft has expressed tlie hope that a National Republican club will be or ganized by the party adherents. He says that the party will continue to oxist, and that though it has been de feated it has not been annihilated. CINCINNATI, Nov. 7, 1912. ? The victory for the Democratic party In this state was complete. Wilson has carried the state by 134,000, aud Cox, Democrat, for governor, will have a still greater plurality. All the Demo cratic Congressmn have been re-elct ed, and this legislature will elect a Democrat to succeed United S.ates Senator Theodore E. Burton. NELS JOHNSON DEAD. TREADWELL, Nov. 7. ?At seven o'clock this morning, while on his way to his office, Nels Johnson, tore man of the Ready Bullion mine, was stricken with heart failure, and died before help could arrive. He had ascended the flrst and second flights of stairs leading from the rear of the mill, and the exertion was too much, for ho, as his body was found on the second landing, in nearly the same spot where he received a sim ilar stroke about two months ago. Mr. Johnson spent the past month at tho Springs and was supposed to have recovered from the first stroke. Mr. Johnson was a married man with a family of four children. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias. RETURNS COMING IN QUITE SLOWLY A great deal of interest Is being manifested In town over the local election and returns are anxiously Bought, though it is hardly possible bo far that the returns to be received will materially change the result, as already Indicated by the returns now In. Returns for the First division are very slow getting in and as yet, save the eight precincts published today, there Is nothing officially known of the result but from unofficial sources it would seem fhat the non-partisan ticket Is safely elected. The heavy majorities in previous unofllcial reports from Sitka and Skagway the two heaviest precincts in the North have not been denied and it is believed thut conservative estimate will give the non-partisans a plurality throughout the district of about 150 votes. A flash bulletin from Ketchikan brings the intelligence that the Pro gressive ticket is running third. The Socialists have 117 and the non-par tisans, 116; all straight tickets. This will be further confirmation that the Progressive ticket is prob ably defeated. Official returns from eight of the nine precincts in this recording dis trict have been .filed and are herewith appended, Kilsinoo having not yet reported: DOUGLAS, NO. 1. Tripp 66 Tanner 64 Valentine 46 La Fevre 34 Bland ..,,.. 22. Swanson 21 Iugersoli 52 Shoup 45 Stubbins 76 Svindseth 63 Reck 45 Dawes 36 Olson 58 Thomas 36 Tweit 23 Heath 19 Noland 19 Stukey 26 DOUGLAS, NO. 2. Valentine 19 La Fevre 15 Bland 18 Swan8on 23 Tripp 24 Tanner .... 24 Reck 21 Dawes 14 Olson 17 Thomas 15 Tweit 17 Noland 18 Heath 19 Stuky 19 Ingersoll 22 Shoup 19 StubblnB v 38 Svindscth 19 SILVER BOW. Bland 9 Swanson 7 Valentine .. 25 Le Fevre 22 Tripp 7 Tanner 3 Tweit 9 Noland 9 Heath 6 Stuky 7 Dawes 24 Reck 24 Olson 27 Thomas 25 Ingersoll 3 Shoup 3 Stubbins 3 Svind8cth 3 SHEEP CREEK. Tripp 11 Tanner 12 Valentine 4 Le Pevre . 2 Bland 5 Swanson 6 Ingersoll 10 Shoup 11 Stubbing 0 Svindsoth 9 Reck 5 Dawes 2 Olson 5 Thomas 3 Twelt 6 Noland 8 Heath 7 Stukey 6 SALMON CREEK. Tanner 1 Valentine 8 Le Fevro 8 Bland 2 Swanuon 2 Tripp 1 Ingersoll i Stubblns 1 Shoup 1 Svlndseth 1 Twelt 2 Noland 2 Heath 2 Stukey 2 Reck 8 Dawes 3 Olson 8 Thomas 8 Thompson 5 MENDENHALL. Valentine 9 Le Fovre 8 Bland 5 Swanson 4 Tripp 1 Tanner 1 Reck 9 Dawes 8 Olson 9 Thomas 8 Tweit 5 Noland 5 Heath 4 Stuky 4 Stubbins 2 Shoup 1 JUNEAU. Valentine .\>X.. 188 Le Fevro .....159 Tripp 206 Tanner 206 Bland 63 Swanson 57 Reck 202 Dawes 176 Olson 181 Thomas 181 Ingersoll 194 Shoup 164 Stubbins 199 Svlndscth 201 Twelt 67 Xoland 67 Heath 62 Stukey 64 TREADWELL. Tripp fi7 Tanner 60 Bland 6 Swanson 6 Valentine 4G Le Fevre 30 Ingersoll 60 Shoup 62 Stubbins 71 Svindseth 60 Tweit 4 Noland 4 Heath 4 Stukey 4 Reck 48 Dawes 34 Olson 37 Thomas 36 SUMMARY OF OFFICIAL RETURNS Tripp 383 Tanner 371 Valentine 344 Le Pevre 278 Bland 129 Swanson 122 Iugersoll 342 Shoup 295 Stubbins 395 Svlndscth 346 Reck 362 DaweB 297 Olson 342 Thomas ? 311 Noland 132 Twelt 133 Stukey 132 Heath 123 The total vote of each precinct were: Juneau, 450; Douglas, No. 1? 134; Douglns, No. 2., 64; Sliver Bow, 36; Sheep Creek, 20; Salmon Creek, 11; Mendenhall, 14, and Treadwell, 107. OREGON SENATORIAL CONTEST PORTLAND. Ore., Nov. 7.?In the race for Senator, Harry Lane, Demo crat, and Ben Selling, Republican, are running close. Senator Bourne is beaten.