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VOL. V., NO. 611. JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 191.4. 7 * " ~v" ? " PRICE TEN CENTS.
? ??. : . ?? ; ; ; : j ' ' ' ' ' - """ " ???"*f- * ?-? ? ... ? . Democrats Are^ Safe in Senate and House WICKERSHAM LEADS IN ALL THE DIVISIONS ???????? . . ? ? DaCGATE LEU) NOW B 1733 Wickersham?1,307. Bunnell?3,074. Brooks?825. With 500 votes yet to be heard from in the Fourth Division: 200 in the Third; four unimportant precincts in the Second, and also a few unimport ant precincts in the First. Wicker sham has a lead of 1723 votes over Bunnell. Ho carries the Fourth Di vision by over 1000; the "Third by less than fifty: the Second by less than 100: and the First by less than 500. The returns by Divisldhs so far as received, follow: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Wlckcrsham 1537 6-19 923?169S Bunnell ...? 1078 554 874? 66S Brooks 147 121 126? 431 NOME, Nov. 5.?Wickoraham ha3 ap parently carried the Second Division. With four outlying precincts yet to be heard from the vote for Delegate to Congress is Wickersham, 694; Bun nell. 554; Brooks, 121. Frank A. Al drich is elected to the Senate and Nat Coombs, W. W. Gctchel), James A. Daly and Martin Moran. representa tives. VALDEZ, Nov. 5.?Wilb 200 votes yet to be heard from the following is standing of the candidate, for delegate to Congress. FAIRBANKS. Nov. 5.?With five hundred votes yet to be accounted for In outlying precincts, Wickersham has 16S9; Bunnell. 668; Brooks, 431. BURNS,-COLLINS AND DRISCOLL RE-ELECTED FAIRBANKS, Nov. 4.?O. P. Gaua tad, Non-Partfsan, was elected Senator, and We, T. Burns. Democrat; Earn est B. Collins, Speaker of the last House of Representatives, and Dan Drlscoll. Non-Partisans, have been re elected members of the House of Rep- j reseutjtlves. The race for tho fourth place in the House of Representatives is close between A. E. Maltby and C. K. Snow, Non-Partisan, and Vance R. McDonald. The vote with a few outlying pre cincts to hear from is as follows: For Senator?Gaustad, Non-Partisan. 922; McGowan. Democrat. 650; Ring dahl. Socialist, 5S7; Callahan, indepen dent. 402. For Representatives?Collins, Non partisan, 1103: Burns. Democrat, 103S; Driscoll, Non-Partisan, 977; Maltby, Non-Partisan, 885; McDonald, Demo crat, 795; Snow. Non-Partisan, 78S; Griffin, Democrat, 744; McCabe, Social ist, 735; Hastings, Democrat, 666; Nel son. Socialist, 500; Rogers, Socialist, 489; Waugh. Socialist. 428. Iditarod District. IDITAROD, Nov. 4. ? Four voting places in the Iditarod district give Wickersham, 191; Bunnell. 69; Brooks, 41. Tanana Creeks. FAIRBANKS, Nov. 4. ? Th* Fair banks district outside of Fairbanks; gives Wickersham. 377; Bunnell, 176; Brooks, 158. Hoonah The returns from Hoonah as report ted. follow: For Delegate? Bunnell, 21; For Senator?O'Connor. 21. For Represen tative?Britt, 21; Held, 21; Heckman, 21; Shoup, 21. Killisnoo. The returns from Killisnoo are re ported as follows: For Delegate?Bunnell, 5; Wicker sham. 3. For Senator?O'Connor, 8: Sulzer, 1. For Representatives?Britt, I 8; Held. 8; Heckman, 7; Shoup. 8;! Cheek, 1. Cosgrove, 1; Kennedy. 1; McGrnth. 2. Gypsum Held No Election. There was no election held in Gyp sum, according to reports received at The Eempire office. Windham Returns. The returns for Windham precinct are as follows: For Delegate to Congress?Wicker sham. 3; Bunnell, 4. For Senator?O'Connor. 4; Sulzer, 3. For Representatives?Britt, 4; Heck man. 4; Shoup, 4; Cheek. 3; Cosgrove, 3; Kennedy, 3; .McGrath. 3. DRYS WIN BY LARGE MAJORITY SEATTLE, Nov. 5.?With returns in from every county in the State of Washington, many of the counties com plete. the prohibition amendment is safely in tho lead, and will carry by a majority estimated by its opponents at 13,000. The prohibitionists have carried ev ery county in the State except possib i ly six. Among the counties that wore : carried by the wests was King, (Seat tle,) which gave a majority of 10,000. Pierce county (Tncomn) and Spo kane county went dry by large ma jorities. Dry Majority May Be 15,000 SEATTLE, Nov. 5.? The majority for the problb tion amendment may reach 15,000. PROHIBITION LEAD IS GROWING STILL LARGER ??>? SEATTLE, Nov. 5.?With 450 pre cincts to hear from out of a total of 2053, the prohibition amendment has a lead of 16,100. > t ? Oregon Goes Dry. PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5.?Prohibi tion has carried in Oregon by a ma jority of at least 35,000. Practically the whole State outsido ot Portland went dry. i HADLEY AND DILL WIN IN WASHINGTON STATE SEATTLE, Nov. 5.?Lindley H. Had ley. Republican, of Bellingham, was elected to Congress from tho Second district by a narrow plurality over Jack Campbell, Progressive, of Ever ett, and Earl Husted, Democrat, of ; Everett. C. C. Dill, Democrat, has been elect ; ed in the Fifth (Spokane) district, de | feating T. J. Corkery, Progressive, and i Harry Rosenhaupt, Republican. Dill ; is a lawyer, under 35 years of age, ! and for a time was prlvato secretary to Gov. Ernest Lister. Lafollette Probably Elected. SEATTLE, Nov. 5.?\V. L. LaFoll ette, Republican, has probably defeat ed Roscoe Drumheller, Democrat, whose election seemed likely from the earlier returns. WASHINGTON DEFEATS S-HOUR AMENDMENT ?? SEATTLE, Nov. 4.?Tho compulsory 8-hour day initiative and referendum statute ha3 been defeated by a sub stantial majority. OREGON RE-ELECTS TWO REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMEN ? PORTLAND, Ore.. Noy. 5.?Repre sentatives "W. C. Hawley and N. J. Sinnott, Republicans, were re-elected to represent the First and Second Ore ! gon .districts in the next Congress. ALABAMA SOLIDLY DEMOCRATIC BIRMINGHAM. Ala.. Nov. 5.?In spite of the desperate effort to elect a Republican in this district to succeed Representative Oscar W. Underwood, who was elected to the Senate, the Democrats have a solid delegation in Congress from Alabama. MARTIN. PROGRESSIVE BREAKS LOUISIANA DELEGATION NEW ORLEANS. Nov. 5.?W. H. Martin, Progressive, was elected to represent the Third Louisiana district in Congress, succeeding Robert F. Broussard, Democrat, elected to the Senate. The other seven districts have ro ; turned Democrats. | HARDING'S MAJORITY TO BE 75,000 IN OHIO CINCINNATI. O., Nov. 5.?It is es i limited that Warren Harding, Ropub : lican. has defeated Timothy S. Hogan, Democrat, for Senator by 75,000 plu rality. Garfield, Progressive, received but a little better than a scattering vote. Representative Frank B. Willis* plu rality over Gov. James M. Cox, Dem ! ocrat who was a candidate for a third | term, will be much smaller. VILLA AND CARRANZA BEGIN WAR WASHINGTON, ..Nov. 5.? Advices received at Washington today said that Gen. Villa will personally take the field and under provisional Presi dent Gutierrez and move against Car ranza, who has established a govern ment at Puebla. Fighting Begins. EL PASO, Tex., Nov. 5.?Official reports received by the agents of Gen. Villa at Juarez today say that a bat tle Is In progress between the troops of Villa and Carranza 28 miles south of Auguas Callentes. SHERMAN OF ILLINOIS RETAINS HIS PLACE WASHINGTON, Nov. 4.?Tho Indi cations are that Senator L. Y. Sher man, Republican, has been rc-olcctod, defeating Roger C. Sullivan, Democrat by a plurality of 5,000 or 0,000. Sulli van carried Chicago by a dccislvo ma jority, but his lead there was ovor come in the State at largo. The Democratic majority in the next Senate of 14. an Increase from 10, Is in spite of the election of Senator Sber . Sherman's Lead Grows. CHICAGO, Nov. 5.?Complete offic ial returns from 9G counties out of u total of 102 show Sonator L.- Y. Sher man, Republican, an oven plurality of 15,000 over Roger C. Sullivan. Demo crat PHELAN'S PLURALITY GROWS TO 20,000 NOW ?4-? SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 5.?Tho plu rality of formor Mayor Jamea D. Phc lan, Democrat, In the California Sen atorial race will be close to 20,000. DEMOCRATS CLAIM A WISCONSIN SENATOR MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. G.?Both Gov. Francis E. McGovern, Republi can, and Paul O. Hustings. Democrat, claim the Senatorial election in this State. Incomplete returns show that Hustings is running ahead, although his lead is slight GOVERNORS ELECTED ARE AS FOLLOWS NEW YORK, Nov. 5.?Tho following Governors have been elected: Alabama?Charles Henderson, Dem ocrat. Arizona?Gcorgo W. P. Hunt, Dem ocrat, re-elected. California?Hiram W. Johnson, Pro gressive, re-elected. Colorado?German Carlson, Repub lican. Connecticut?Marcus Holcomb, Re publican. Georgia?Nate Parrls, Democrat. Idaho?Moses Alexander. Domocrat. Iowa?George W. Clark, Republi can. Kansas?Arthur Capper, Republican. Massachusetts?David I. Walsh, Dem ocrat, re-elected. Minnesota?WInfield S. Hammond, Democrat Michigan?Woolbridge Ferris, Dem ocrat re-elected. Nebraska?John H. Morchead, Dem ocrat, re-elected. New Hampshire?R. H. Spaulding, Republican. North Dakota?Louis Hanna, Repub lican. New York?Charles S. Whitman, Re publican. Ohio?Frank B. Willis, Republican. Oregon?James Whitycomb, Repub lican. Rhode Iisland?R. Livingstone Book man, Republican. South Caroline?R. J. Manning, Dem ocrat. Tennessee?Thomas C. Rye. Demo crat Texas?James E. Ferguson, Domo crat Vermont?Charles W. Gates, Repub lican. Wisconsin?Emanuel L. Phillipp, Re publican. Wyoming?S. H. Ridgloy, Republi can..; ,FORT WORTH, Tex., Nov. 5.?Eng land has purchased 10,000 horses in Fort Worth. WILSON HAS SALE MAJORITY NEW YORK. Nov. 5.?Tho Republi cans concede tho Democrats a major ity of 14 in the Senate aud 23 In the tlouso. Tho Democrats claim 25 or more in tho Houao and 16 in tho Sen ate. With four districts still uncurtain, tho following have boon elected: Democrats. 228; Republicans, 194; Progressives, 7; Socialists, 1. The Republicans claim tho election of James Brltt over J. M. Gudgcr in tho 10th North Caroline District; N. M. McLean, Republican and Progres sive in tho Third Colorado District; C. B. Timberlake, in the Second Colo rado District. The. Domocrats claim tho election or G. T. Halvering In tho Fifth Kansas District. On this basis the Democratic majoritly will bo 23. Senatorial returns still leave tho sit uation somewhat in doubt in Colorado, Nevada and Wisconsin. The Domo crats claim all of these seats, and 10 majority. Tho Republicans claim Wis consin, admitting the probable elec tion of Thomas and Newlands in Colo rado and Nevada, and concede 14 ma jority. Tho election of Edward Johnson, Domocrat, in South Dakota, over Charles H. Burke, Republican, has off set the loss of Roger Sullivan, to the Democrats in Illinois. Tho Republican estimates would make the noxt Senate as follows: Domocrats, 55; Republicans, 40; Progressive, 1. ?$? CLARK SAYS LATE SESSION DID IT ALL ?*? BOWLING GREEN, Mo., Nov. 5.? Speaker Champ Clark, says tho un precedented length of tho lato Con gressional session more than anything else was tho cause of the pronounced Republican gains In tho Congresion* al election. Btg States Did It WASHINGTON Nov. 5.?Tho Repub licans Rained 13 Congressmen In Illi nois, 12 In New York; 11 In Penn sylvania, and 9 In Ohio. REPUBLICANS ADMIT LATE SESSION HELPED NEW YORK, Nov. 5.?Republicans admit that tho lato session of Con gress, made later by tho desperation of Southern Congressmen to commit the government to the support of the cotton Industry, and the tariff ques tion helped their party in the contest In the country. Democratic Congress men were detained at Washington while the Republican candidates against them made uninterrupted cam paigns that was only in part offset by the whirlwind tours of Cabinet officers whoso speeches reached a very small percentage of the voters. Republican speakers made tho most of the claim that the tariff is sectional in its scope and injurious to the manufacturing in terests. Republicans Gatn In New York. Tho Republican landslide in Now York gavo tho Republicans a gain of nino Congressmen and a Democratic loss of that number. The Progress ives still have one, making the dele gation stand: Democrats, 21; Re publicans. 21; Progressive, 1. PROGRESSIVE PARTY ALMOST DISAPPEARS NEW YORK. Nov. 5.?The collapso of tho Progressive party In all sec tions of tho country except the Pa cific Coast Is one of the striking fea tures of Tuesday's election. In New York, Pennsylvania, and the Mississippi Valley States, the party has all but disappeared. Instead of IS members of tho pres ent Congress, with several more act ing with them most of the time, they were sure last night of only three, with a chance that'they would havo not to exceed two or threo moro. WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER PLEADS "NOT GUILTY" NEW YORK, Nov. 5.? William Rockefeller, indicted as one of the di rectors of the Now Haven, appeared in the criminal court today and plead "not guilty." Ho was released on bonds. IRUSSIANS CROSS INTO GERMANY ?:? LONDON, Nov. 5.?According to London reports from the Russian cap ital Gen. Von Hlndenberg, the Ger man commanding officer, Is continu ing hie retiring movement In Russian Poland, and desperate fighting con tinues along the frontier In East Prus sia. The Russians have been uniformly successful In the fighting, and have been enabled to cross the border at several points. A significant phase of the campaign In the East Is Indicated by the report from Rotterdam that the Ninth Ger man army corps has been transferred to East Prussia. ALLIES MAKE GAINS IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM LONDON Npv. 5^?Reports from Paris say that the Allies have made gains at several points. VON KLUK REPORTED DEAD ??? PARIS, Nov. 5.?The correspondent of the Excelsior at Havro says he has It from a source that he cannot di vulge that Gen. Von Kluk had died of wounds at Namur. VISTULA BATTLE IS GREATEST OF THE WAR PETROGRAD, Nov. 5.?Tho Battle on tho Vistula rlvor, when measured by tho number of men engaged, the magnitude of tho operations, and the fierceness of tho fighting, was tho greatest of tho wnr. The Russinn vic tories wero aocisivo, and tho German loss Is believed to have exceeded 200, 000 men. AMERICANS OFF TO BATTLE FRONT BORDEAUX, Nov. 5.?The Ameri can volunteers with the Foreign Le gion left for tho front several days | ago. Tho volunteers aro composed of about 200 residents of Pnrio who of fcrrcd their services to tho French governmenL They were made part of the famous Foreign Legion, a ser vice which lias seen much lighting j In Africa, wherein no man's past Is questioned, and where burglars, ex priests and gentlomen flgbt side by side. BOMBARDMENT OF RHE1MS KILLED 1200 PARIS, Nov. 5.?The Matin says it is unofficially estimated that 1200 ci vilians were killed at Rheims out of a population of 80,000 during tho Ger man bombardment. CONTEST IN NEVADA REMAINS VERY CLOSE WASHINGTON, Nov. 5.? Return# from Novnda seem to indicate tho re election of Senator Francis G. Now lnnds, Domocrat, ono of tho leaders in framing the administration trust program. He is being pressed closely by Pratt. Republican. Millor Socialist, Is second, and tho official count may bo required to sottlo tho matter. MANY DEMOCRATS ARE RETIRED FROM OFFICE NEW YORK, Nov. 6.?Among the Democrats who were retired from the House of Representatives yesterday were Louis H. FItz Henry, Frank T. O'Hair. Charles M. Brochers, and Wil liam N. Balz, of Illinois; Charles A. Korbly, of Indiana, Edward B. Town send and Allan B. Walsh, of New Jersoy; James H. O'Brien, Peter G. Ten Eyck John R. Clancy and Rob ert H. Glttens, of New York; Stanly E. Bowdlc, of Ohio; Michael Donahue and J. W. Loguo, and Clyde Kelly, Kelly (Progressive), of Pennsylvania. The Democrats have gained W. A. Ayres, who was elected to succeed Victor Murdock, I^ogrcijslvo, who ran for tho Senate In Kansas. John Q. Tilson, Republican, former ly a member of the House, defeated Jeremiah Donovan, Domocrat, who de feated htm two years ago in the fourth Connecticut district THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?-37. NAVAL AFFAIRS LOOM BIG LONDON, Nov. 5.? Naval news looms largo In London today. The British public Is seeking to learn the details of the battle off the Chilean coast. While the Admiralty Is giving out no details it is not seeking to minimize the magnitude of the disaster, or that great anxiety Is felt concerning the safety of Rear-Admiral Craddock. JAP VESSELS IN CHILEAN WATERS SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 5.?A cteam collier arriving at Valparaiso reports having seen eight Janancse warships at Easter Island, in the Pacific, west of the Chilean coast BAMBARDMENT OF TSINGTAU CONTINUES TOKYO, Nov. 5.?It Is officially an nounced this morning that the bom bardment of Tslngtau continues vig orously. GERMANS LOSE SHIP. LONDON, Nov. 5.?The German cruiser Yorkk struck a mine In Jade Bay, North Sea, and sunk. ?> ?> ? <? * * ?> * & * * * ? ? + + t -* * HEAVY FIRING ? ? IN NORTH SEA ? v- ? * SOUTHWOLD, Eng., Nov. 5. * ? ?Henry cannonading Is in pro- ? ? greBS In tho North Sea. ? v *% i J* ??? v *1* ??? 4 4 ?'? GERMANY HAS MANY FRESH TROOPS READY AMSTERDAM, Nov. 5. ? Germany still lias plenty of reserve troops, a great number of lnndwehr still avail able have not boon needed at the front. The general commanding the seventh army corps announces that It is not yet necessary to call for volun teers. FRANCE HAS 500,000 MORE MEN FOR WAR BORDEAUX, Nov. 5.?Five hundred thousand French recruits are now ready to go to tho front. Tho war of fice says they will soon bo sent They have been In training two months. P. AUGUST HEINZE DIES AT SAPATOGA ?*? SARATOGA, Nov. 5.?F. Augustus Heinzo died here last night of cirrhos is of the liver. The death of Heinzo terminates one of the most brilliant and spectacular careers ever developed in the West. Heinzo at one tirao was the loading copper manipulator of Montana, where ho for years almost single handed fought the combined Amalgamated Copper Company, and W. A. Clark in terests. His operations Involved pol itics, the Judiciary, and all lines of business and society In the State. At one time Heinzo was rated as a multi-millionaire, owning banks in Now York and Montana, and in addi tion to his copper and other proper ties. At tho last, however, ho was swamped with unsatisfied judgments and suits involving millions. SIX ARE BURNED TO DEATH IN NEW YORK NEW YORK, Nov. 5.?Six poisons wore burned to death in a Now York lodging house on Eighth avenue last night WINSTON CHURCHILL WENT UP IN AN AIRSHIP LONDON, Nov. 5?W. L. Roes, a son of tho roctor of Llandrynmaire, Mont gomeryshire, a young officer who was attached to the Headquarters Staff of Marines at Antwerp; has written'home saying that Winston Churchill went up in an aeroplano and flow over that city. Ho afterward motored to the of ficers in command and told them the position of the enemy. Emplro adr work all the timo. BRITAIN DECLARES WAR AGAIN -<*? LONDON Nov. 5^- Groat Britain formally declared war on Turkey thla morning. The war had really begun, however, with the handing of paasports to the Ambassadors of the respective coun tries, and the bombardment of Turk tries, and the bombardment of the Tur kish seasoast fortifications by the Brit ENGLAND DECLARES WHY THE WAR ?i? LONDON, Nov. 5.?The declaration of war by Great Elrltaln against Tur key states: "Owing to hostile acts com mitted by the Turkish forces un der German officers, a state of war exists between Great Bri tain and Turkey from today, and all proclamations, and order# In council issued with references to the state of war that exists be tween Great Britain and Auatrla shall apply to the state of war between Great Britain and Tur koy." The privy council held at Bucking ham palace this morning discussed j the matter at length. At the conclus i Ion of the council, the King signed I the documents proc'alming a state of j war. BRITAIN ANNEXES CYPRUS ?J* LONDON, Nov. 5.?Great Britain to day formally annexed the Island of Cyprus In the Mediterranean, which has been nominally a part of the Ot toman Empire. The British-fleet proc tically had possession of the Island. ENGLAND IS VERY OPTIMISTIC NOW LONDON, Nov. 5.?A moro optimis tic view over the situation in tho west ern theatre of war prevails in London than at any other tlmo since tho Ger man army in Franco began Its retire ment. There are many conservative porsonos, however, both in public and private lifo who declare that It is too early to celebrate s. complete victory. ENGLAND WOULD TRIM GERMANY DOWN ?$? BOSTON, Nov. fi".?Herbert Corey, London correspondent of tho Boston Globe, hns canvassed tho sentiment among government officials as to pos siblo peace terms and finds no ovi denco of any present desire for an indemnity from Germany, beyond a complete financial reparation to Bol gium. But German fortifications and armaments must be destroyed, and Alsace and Lorraine returned to Frnnce. The Slav and Polish prov inces may be divided between Russia and Servia, or perhaps Poland re-es tablished, the aim to bo re-arrange ment along national lines. The Dut chy of Luxemburg should go to Bol gium, Schleswig-llolstuin to Denmark, and Trieste to Italy. Franco wants no German soil. England wishes Ger many to remain a sound and strong State, but she must lose her colonies. Before there Is peace, England must have 1,000,000 men on the Continent and Germany be pushed back within her own borders. Treaty cf peace will probably bo made In Switzerland or the United StatCB. BERESFORD HAS MORE IDEAS AS TO PEACE LONDON, Nov. 6.?Lord Beresford say? Germany must loso fleet, Kiel canal and colonies; forts must bo razed and the Krtipp works dostroyod. FRENCH CLUB MEN ARE UNDER ARMS PARIS, Nov. 5.?The Jockey Club, the smartest Frencli club, has 600 of Its thousand members undor the col ors. Of theso 300 nre on the firing GERMANS BUILDING NEW SUBMARINE TYPE LONDON, Nov. 5.-?Copenhagen dis patch to the London Times says tho Germans are building n now type of large submarines to bo used for the transportation of troops under water.