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VOL. XI, NO. 12
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER
I 0 1
TEN PAGE 8
PBICE FIVE CENT!
EI6HT STATEStf.M! wi?. F5htl.n.g f"r MARCH B;J SHOT
MIX ill BALLOT T ' ypEAYAreAaVictimsofDreadedDiseasell BULLETS
Woman Suffrage and Pro
hibition Principal Is
sues at Stake.
TO BE ELECTED
Night. Both Sides (
EIGHT states, New York, Massachu
setts, Maryland, New Jersey,
Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio and
Mississippi, will hold elections today.
In four of these states, Massachu
setts, Maryland, Kentucky and Missis
sippi, governors are to be elected; In
nix states, New York, Massachusetts,
Mar.- ami, New Jersey, Kentucky and
Mississippi, the state legislatures, In
whole or in part, arc to be elected and
in five states, New York, Massachu
setts, Maryland and Pennsylvania and
Ohio, important constitutional Issues
are to be decided.
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. I. Al
though somewhat overshadeweed
the keenly contested mayoralty cam
paign in this city and by tights for
local offices In some other seotlons "-f
the .state, much interest tias been
aroused throughout Pennsylvania in
the vote on woman suffrage amend
nient to the stale constitution at tO
Ilioi row s eleetton.
The suffragists have conducted a
spectacular campaign, Including a
tour of every one of the 87 counties
with a replica of die Libel ty Bell.
Women opposed to the suffrage
amendment also have oonducted a
Campaign and their leaders tonight
predicted the defeat of the measure
by 250,000. Leaders uf the suffrage
iause, while hopeful of victory, re
fuse to make any prediction's as to
Th. Republican leaders expressed
confidence that their ticket, headed
by Thomas B. Smith, will be success
ful with from- 1 0O.oix, to ISSE.000
majority, while Independent leaders
deo'are Porter will win by -r.,(n'0.
Prohibition ill Stake.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. I. With
the issue ef statewide prohibition in
the forefr.onl the campaign In Ohio
Closed tonlghl With rallies and mass
meetings In many cities and towns,
Fair weather for election day was
promised and prediction was generally
made thai o norma v ote will be polled
tomorrow despite the fact that no
state ticket is to be elected.
lioth Bides Confident.
BALTIMORE, Nov, 1. The legis
lature to be chosen al tomorrow's
election in Maryland win be naked to
pass upon statewide prohibition.
The Antl-8aloon letfgue, led by, nr.
Thomas M. Hare, believes that the
vigorous campaign for temperance
just closed win secure enough votes
to insure the enactment of the meas
ure, which suffered defeat in the two
preceding general assemblies, it pro
vides for the submission of the ques
tion to the electorate. Woman suf
frage also was an Issue although not
aggressively pushed and the next
legie'ature will be asked to submit the
question to the voters.
Indications point to a heavy vote
tomorrow and many political wls
n . res predict a close election, The
Ilomocrats are claiming the election
of Elmers n C. Harrington, their can
didate for gov u nor, ami the entire
state ticket and a good working ma
jority in the legislature. Ti.c Repub
licans express confidence in the elec
tion of Ovlngton K. Welbr as gov
ernor and look for an Increased rep
resentation of their parly in the legts
on, a,, Bnffrace.
BOSTON, Nov. 1, Overshadowing
In popular Interest the election of n
governor and legislature, is the issue
also to he determined at the polls to
morrow of whether Massachusetts
will enfranchise Its one million
aromen cittsens of voting ok?.
Credit for the c roused public' seiitl
ment Is due to tWO nets of women who
have1 conducted the most remarkable
campaigns ev er waged in tha state for
or against a constitutional amend
ment Chjualh the vote on amend
mentg falls far below that cast for
the head of tha ticket bec ause of In
difference or the failure of many
vot rs to grasp the Import of the
question voted, on the mnttcr of
WVntan suffrage, however, it Is gen
erally agreed that the vote will ho a
heavy one for the women have seen
to It that the women were enlight
ened on e very phase of the subject.
Leaders of both sides await the out
Come with serenity. The suffragists
declined tonight to give figures on the
victory they expect The opposition
claimed n majority of one hundred
i ologMc Editor Mrs
CI 'LOONK, Nov. 1, (Hv wireless to
Bay Villa.) Or. Josef Neven du Mont,
proprietor of the Cologne rjazottp.
iled today as the result of an seal-
'lent. He was 69 years old.
i bi i .-'
. xsneatPBESiBsr r s j i. v - -aer :-r I iavl
(j Sfli Mississippi State Board of Health Establishes. Cause of Plaguo; Un
S' liiii ""I'isiiin,,-,! linn, ,n I-. I !.-, ni 1 : TIiom Who Took Teal Were Not
Allowed .Miiu. moai or aggn
COME INTO U. S.
Germans Yesterday Occu
pied l L'tffUj e ;it. Arse
nal 'Town of Serbia.
SERBS INFLICT BIG
LOSSES ON TEUTONS
announced the r
with a pellagra
the Itankln stati
ml) of expt i Intents
lonvlcl farm by !,".
Rumania Is I te omine Rest
less and 'Talk of Inter
vention Is Heard.
In four of the eight states holding elections today, governors wl
elected. Those four states are Massachusetts, Maryland. Kentucky
Mississippi. The contests in Maryland and Massachusetts promise to
close, in t it - latter state Governor David t. Walsh is up for re-elect
limning against Samuel w. Mc 'all, the Republican candidate; Nelson
Clark, Progressive; William Shaw, Prohibitionist; Walter s. Hutch Ins,
ciaiist, ami Peter O'Rourke, Boclallst-Labor.
Ovlngton B, Queller is the Republican candidate1 to sucoeed Cover
Qoldaborough, Republican, und Ifimerson C. Harrington is running to
ntoDEB, mmm .mekican bandit
POLITICIAN, DIES DIVULGES PLANS
Acute Kidney Trouble Manner of Eliding Muni-
Caused Sudden Death at
His New York Home.
tions and "Escape Rafts1
Told in a Confession.
WAS GERMAN EDITOR "GUNS IN GRAVES"
Once Mentioned for Vice-Civil -Authorities Believi
of Catholic News.
iani- Broken dp; Many
Ni:u York, Nov. 1. Herman
Kidder, treasurer of the Demo
cratic national committee and pub
lisher of the New Yorker Siaats Zel
tung, died suddenly late today at his
home In this city.
Kidder's death was kidney trouble
in an acute form. lie had been 111
about ten months and for two weeks
past his condition had been critical.
He was In his sixty-fifth year.
Members of his family were sum
moned to the bedside late today when
it was seen that he could last but lit
Among a large number of promt
rent German-American citizens of the
United States Herman Kidder was one
of the most conspicuous figures In ttie
newspaper publishing business and In
politics. llis associates in tile pub
lishing business had honored him at
no time with tin' preladency of the
American Newspaper association and
for many years he held high offices
in the Associated Press as treasurer
(Continued on I'age Two.)
LATE JUDGE BROWN
tOWNSVILLE, Texas. Nov. 1.
An Interesting sidelight as to the
operations of Mexican bandits is said
to have been disclosed by a .Mexican
arreated Sunday by military authori
ties. This Mexican, who is alleged
to have been a member of (he band
that wracked a train north of Browns
ville October 11, took American sol
dlers to a point on the bank of the
Klo Orande about ten miles above
Brownsville and revealed a sunken
raft large enough to transport thirty
men across the river. The raft w is
Weighted down under the water. By
Cutting a cord it was release and
lame to the surface.
The same man also revealed buried
111 the ground near the lank of the
river about a dozen rifles. The b id
been protected by placing boards on
top and beneath them, but when dug
l'p were badly rusted. .Some ammuni
tion also was found in the same place,
reared I 'or Their Lives,
This Mexican was arrested by sol
diers with anot lo r on the information
of third Mexican. They wen. en
countered on the road by soldiers who
Continued on Page Two.)
Governor Williams Names Sucrctwor
From smile Town; Thacker's
Successor Is m Known.
Special In The World.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 1. Gov
ernor Williams this evening an
nounced the appointment of Judge C.
H, Thacker of Man gum to sucoeed the
lata .lustb-e a. Brown, of the mi
preme court. Justice Urown died on
Monday of last week suddenly In his
office Judge Tha. k r has for some
montu been, a mentrber of the su
preme court commission. It has cen
c one. d d by his friends for several
day that Judge Thacker would be
appointed to the place, lioth Judge!
Brown and Tli.o ker lived at Man
gum. Governor Williams has not wild
who would succeed Judge Thacker
of tha supreme court commission.
However, Believe Great itriiaiu
soon Recognise Carransa.
LONDON. Nov. 1. The British
government has not yet be.-n offi
cially notified of the recognition of
the Carransa government in Mexico
by the United States, but It Is ex
pected that British acknowledgment
will follow Washington's bad. Mean
while It Is unlikely that any steps
will be taken in regard to the report
that General Carranza refuses to
recognize the United States as un
Intermediary for other powers.
A question, the purport of which
Is as yet unknown, with regard to
General Carranza, Is expected to ho
asked in the house of commons to
morrow, when the foreign office may
givo some detulls of British policy
IONDON, Nov. 1. til) p, in )
'! lie Germans have occupied Kra
guyavats, the arsenal town of Serbia,
while their Bulgarian allies arc push
ing their way through ihe mountains
to Nish. S, i Ina's war capital.
Prom all sides the Germans, Aus-
trians ami Bulgarians are slowly clos
ing in on the Serbian armies, the po
sition of which grows graver daily.
They are fighting fiercely, however,
to save then oOUntT) and have n-
flicted such losses ,,n Field Marshal
von Mackenaen'S force that he has
been compelled to send for reinforce
ments and leave the more serious
work of invading the eastern and
Southern part Of the country to Ihe
Bulgarians who have u Je experience
lu mountain wart'Jriptlluch as the
Serbia tis i re vv ulng.
Prom the unction of the Danube
and Tlmok rivers In tile northeast to
Uskup in the south the Bulgarians
are moving westward driving lb"
Serbians out of the towns Into the
mount. tins, but from UskUp southward
the) have been checked as the Serb
ians in that territory have been re
inforced by the Prench ami British
wit'i modern guns and with gunners
who gained Valuable experience in
Prance and Galllpoll,
Beyond the forces landed at Salon-
ikl, which German estimates place
at seventy thousand men, I here Is no
news of farther assistance being scnl
by the allies to Serbia,
Russian transports have been re
ported off Varna but the report lacks
confirmation, There is, however, evi
dence in dispatches from Bucharest
that the people of Rumania desire In
tervention and that pressure is being
brought on the king and cabinet to
induce them to join fhe alii' I and per
mit a Russian folic to pass through
Rumanian t rrltory and attack Bul
garia iroin the east. Greece continues
her friend ly neutrality.
The Germans having failed in two
months of almost Incessant attacks to
reach Riga and livinsk by various
routes are now trying along the rail
way which skirls the shores of the
gulf of Riga from Tukum anil have,
according to their reports, reached a
point vvest of schlok, This is a very
slight advance and much low ground
over which it is difficult to move, In s
between them and their objective.
Russians on Offensive.
In the I iv insk .sector both to the
west and southwest of that city I he
Russians have begun an offensive, ap
parently in anticipation ,,f renewed
attacks by the Germans and they are
also on the move In the lake district
i asi of the Dvinsk-Vllna railway and
In Volhynlu and Galleia. The result
of these Various battles has not Icon
disclosed, if indeed they are concluded.
Those at the southern end of the line
are doubtless designed to prevent the
Germans ami Austrians from scndlm
reinforcements to Serbia,
in France the battle for the Butte
lie Tahure, Which the Germans recap
tured from the French, is Still in prog
ress without changing the positions
of the two armies. There has been
some fighting at other points in tin1
West What the attacks on the front
have cost Is shown by a report Issued
by Field Marshal Sir John Fren, h
tonight. He says that the published
list of the German casualties disclose
that seven German battalions which
took part In the LaOOl fight in-' pre
sumably a German counter-attack-
lost eighty pc r - ent of their strength.
DETROIT MAY BUY
Vole on Municipal Ownership
Transportation Uneai Parehaee
Price Not NaaMML
was the daily average circulation of The World for last month
fastest growing newspaper In Oklahoma.
Our motto "He Who Serves IJest Profits Most." Wise adver
tisers can profit most with our service.
ONLY MEMBER IN TULSA Or
WHO GUARANTEE OUR STATEMENTS.
DETROIT. Mich., Nov, 1. Detroit
voters will decide tomorrow whether
tho city shall immediately lake over
tlio owik rshlp and operation of it.
street railway system. The citizens
having voted in favor of municipal
ownership are now to vote on a pur
chaso plan agreed upon by tho De
troit I lilted railway, which controls
all city lines, and by tho city street
railway commission. The plan pro
vides that the purchase price shall
bo determined by the six circuit
Judges of this county after tho elec
tion Is held, and that the price named
Snail bo paid to the company out of
the earnings of tho lines during a
certain number of years. There has
been much concerted opposition to
the proposal on the ground that It is
a "blank check" proposition, wliil
the element favoring It has argued
that It Is not only a good business
arrangement but provides a way to
end a municipal ownership contro
versy which has raged In Detroit fov
.stab s public b, . iltli service The
produced bj unba la net d ration
The experiment was begun Feforu"
an i.".. mi.., with U prisoners, each
of whom was promised a pardon if
be WOUld Strlctlj follow the did Doc-
i..r Goldberg, r prescribed. The diet
excluded milk, fnsh lean meat, eggs,
peas and beans, a diagnosis con
ducted today hv Doctor Goldberger
ami four Jackson physicians showed,
it was said, that b i of ihe prisoners
In the squad have pollagru In a pro
not. need form and Hut two others
show symptoms uggestlve or ihe ,ils
ease, The prisoners who iuve devel
oped pellngra Immcdlatclj will be
placed under ruratlvi treatment with
a balanced ration
Governor Brewer todaj Issued par
dons to ii members of the pellagra
I quad, the t welii b loan h i v inc. been
released a few months ago owing to a
physical breakdown, in is..uiiig the
pardons, the govrr told the pris
oners lhe wen' tree to leave the con
v ii i farm If t hcj desired, but he urged
urn to remain Severn I weeks ami
First Day's Rattle at Agua
Prieta Sends Volleys
nursed back to health If lb' I I con
victs who won their freedom bj sub-
HillflflM ,., l. I I , .1 .1 l,,.f,r..l-'s lest
seven were serving life sentences
ix foi murder and one or criminal
tool leu V e.ll s in i"
BUT U. S. SOLDIERS
DID NOT OPEN FIRE
assault one had ten
serve fr manslaughter and
others BbOUl five veals each foi
Villistas Beach Wire En
tanglemenl ; Fighting
Stopped at Dark.
AMERICAN SHIP IS VILLA SAYS HE WILL
SEIZED BY BRITISH, KILL ALL AMERICANS
Taken Angered at Carranza 8 Rec-
Into Halifax and De
tained as a Prize,
ognition I le Threatens
PROTEST IS FILED WILL FIGHT U. S. TOO
Will If Necessary Will Fighl
Start an investigation ;
Crew All American.
NEW Vi IRK, Nov. I A protest
against the seizure of the Amer
ican steamer HockHng by a British
man of war which carried her With a
prize crew aboard Into Halifax, was
lodged today will' BOCTetar) of Stale
Lansing by Richard g. Wagner, pres
Ident of the American Trans-Atlantic
Steamship company, the HoekingB
"just advised that our steamship
Hooking, while en route in ballast to
Norfolk, 'a , to load coal Tor the Ar
gentine, under charter to William It.
Grace Co., was captured b a Brll
Ish cruiser and is now in Halifax,"
reads Mr, Wagner's telegram to Sec
retary Lansing'. "We know Of no
cans, for this sctSUN and ask that
you file protest and request the ai-
leged reason for the .seizure."
Barller In the day Mr Wagner re
ceived a telegram from Captain HSibre
of the Hocking advising him of tho
seizure. Mr. Wagner si nt a reply re
questing the captain to n port b) b le
graph the exact time and place of the
larranza and This
BY ASQUITH TODAY
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. -After
consultation today between Ihe
While House and war department il
was decided that the orders given to
American troops on the border last
M iv lo return any fire from Mexi
can territory that endangered lives on
Hie American lade of the line would
be effective in the present situation
Should bullets continuously fall Into
Vrlsona and Jeopardise the safety of
American residents, American troops.
Without further reference to Wash
ington, are to she ll that faction which
in responsible for the firing Into
.Major General Kunston was on his
Way i" I lunulas tonight to take per
sonal comm. ind of the situation.
Prom Alpine, Texas, and Marfa,
Texas, today as he Journeyed west
ward in relayed to laogetary Garri
son i In- following reports on the sit
uation: "Following from Colonel Slocum,
, i lontinued lU I 'age Two. )
KING GEORGE BACK
AFTER SLIGHT HURT
DU g las, .riz Nov. 1, What ap
peared to ba a general attack on
Agua Prieta began at 'i::tu o'clock to-
Uigbt when the Villa forces began a
heavy firing from all sides and ad
vance, I on the town.
The firing ceased when the Villa
troopa had reached the wire entail
glementa on ihe east side of Agua
PrlatS and began to dig themselves ill.
Meanwhile the L'arran.a garrison
was sweeping from all sides of tho
town with rifle and machine gun V al
leys, guided by seal chllghts. Al
though it is believed the volleys Went
ever Ihe heads of tho Villa forces,
In i is rang out In tho Carranza
trenches us every VOllay was find.
OlM) ,s, rii,i,sl.v Wounded.
Within two hours after the first
gun was fired machine gun bullets
und shell fragments showered over
American territory, seriously wound
ing Louis Taylor, u restaurant
waiter, and endangering scores of
American soldiers in trenches so.'itlt
of Ihe United Stales army cauii) 'wo
miles east of Doug-'as.
Taylor was shot down In front of
the l ulled States custom house Vheru
more I ha, i seventy machine gun hul
lots I'd among a throng of soldier:,
and Mexican women and children who
were coming across tho line. The
hull, t struck him In the middle of the.
ba, I, us be turned to run to cover, and
bis spine was seriously injured, par-
ulyzln i him almost completely', Shells
and fragments of shells fell near tho
Douglas slaughter house of the city.
Gen. Thomas Davis, Commanding
the si thousand American troops on
duty al the bonier, promptly warned
tin commanders of both Mexican fac
tious to change the direction or thel
In. .mil eitlzcns on the American side
were no) sndangered thereafter.
on the Mexican side losses could not
be ascertained up to nightfall which
brought a lull In Ihe combat, but Villa
artillery, firing successive salvos,
played on the defenses of the Mexicans
with tlii' apparent intention of shat
tering ihe barbed wire entanglements
and exploding the trenches pre pars
ton to a rush on the garrison of Gen
fiosses i Heavy,
Three houses on the wet side of
Agua Prieta were blown up i.v hi:s
and, ac' ording to t'nrran -. report,
"he man was killed and , .. hi ,.thM
Public May Be tat in on Inside To
day; Premier's Political Future
Depend-, on III-- i lion.
LONDON, Nov. i. (8:80 p, m.)
There has Inn a notable decrease in
the political discussions and the at
tacks "il the government in the past
few days. Equally noticeable h is
laen the growth of optimism regard
ing the success of Lord Derby's re
cruiting S' ll. Hie
Premier Asquith's speech in the
house of commons tomorrow, unb s-'
expectations are disappointed, will l,r
one of the most important events re
lating to Great Britain's conduct of
the war. Some of me newspapers go
so far as to siy the premier s political
future depends on how he acquits
himself at this eventful moment.
LONDON, Nov. 1. (8:30 p. m.)
King George, who was injured last
week by being thrown from his horse
while reviewing troops in the field,
returned to Loudon this evening
The king arrived at Buckingham
palace at 7:no o'clock. Although
inn. h fatigued bv the journey, his
condition was officially reported as
The king reached Victoria station
by special train. Great precautions
were taken to insure prlvaey, the
in 'tir put of Ihe station being
closed, The public exit also was
oos' , I,,,) the elaborate nature of the
measures defeated their purpose as
they attracted a large crowd, which
lined all tin- approaches to a consid
erable distance and loudly cheered
when the king's motor ear appeared,
followed by several others containing
members of his suite.
persons wounded, including
one of Villa's wounded was
to noughts for treatment. Twi
Were seen to fall when a s
slo ll hurst over them. o,,
on one of his field pic ,-s, puti
gun out of action.
Sold As Slave
Fatal fo Him
Flection Bulletins Tonight
1 " 1 j Mil 1 11 i. 1 . r
I'jeeiions win oe aeiQ loaay in wew i"
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio,
Kentucky, Mississippi and New Jersey, to elect
members ol the Legislature and governors.
a in I
vote on Drohibition and sufffrasre. The results
will be watched with keen interest 00 account of
their bearing on the coming national election,
The World has arranged to receive detailed
returns from all of the states mentioned, over its
Associated Preflfl leased wile. The hulletins will
be megaphoned from The World building on
Fourth street as la.-t as they are received. This
service will begin at 7::'() o'clock and the puBlie
is cordi ill I it ited to be present.
Special to Th World.
Turner of St. I,,,is.
Mates minister to I.
this morning from in
the oil tank explos
Turner, 7 years ol
negro to enter the
Ol the United Stat. -to
the I. Iberian post
born on a plaotatio
county, Missouri, an
sold on the eourthi
Louis for $50.
the rank of In
army and oaSfltnodor
was his boast that I
with King Kd.v u
I'ntaln and K
many. Turner t
negro school in
Ottjf In lHtiH. In
done much to in i
of negroes in 1 1
ST. Louta Mil ii loxvEn ioa
a the first
U) He win
, St. Charlca
n a boy was
steps In St.
ter he ha 1
-. nil In the
U I of Great
helm of er
I the first
m i In Kai "as
vears he had
, e l A rommi
,1 here toda.
Coniinitnv ,,f IIHI Named
lli: anipain lor I200.000
ST. I.ot IS.
of IN w i
conduct the .
or both of
This com mi
fort to en ;
by Nov. n
Is to be i
f the city in in
,. a fund of I-'1
,3. Half "f ',''
d for the L
half for tho I'