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CALL 266 CALL 39 J
Chronicle 247 Chronicle 31 ;
Examiner 257 J Examiner 19 «
Both Quantity and Quality in The Call ;
San Francisco Gives Bourbon Chieftain Magnificent Vote
Allies Pushing Toward Tcha=
talja, While Nazin Pasha
Draws in Forces
Constantinople Appears to Have
Lost Hope of Stemming Al
lies , Advance
LONDON, Nov. 6.—Bulgaria Is giv
ing the broken Turkish army no
time for recuperation. In accord
ance with the tactics adopted
throughout the war, the Bulgarians are
following up the defeated Turks with
extraordinary energy.
Flying columns are pushing along the
eeacoast toward the Tchatalja lines, and
It is believed that the main attack will
be made tomorrow or Friday.
Constantinople appears to have lost
hope of stemming the victorious ad
vance even at Tchatalja and the Turk
ish court is ready to cross into Asia.
Apparently, however, the Bulgarian
government has no designs on Con
stantinople itself and would be ready
to conclude peace, provided that
Turkey agrees to surrender Adriano
p!e and some other positions In the
western theater of war and give a
guarantee to bring no more reinforce
\ ments from Asia.
No Disposition to Plead
The porte shows no disposition to
for peace direct with the allies,
and until the big Tchatalja battle has
heen fought, the diplomatic situation is
not likely to be changed.
It is stated that any attempt by Ser
via to encroach on Albania will be re
garded by Austria as a casus belli. On
the other hand. Servia maintains that
a port on the Adriatic is a matter of
life and death for her, and that coun
try fails to see why her presence there
should be detrimental to the interests
of any other power.
Servia argues that she would only be
regaining possession of what belonged
to her before the downfall of the Ser
vian empire, Adriatic seaports
were nourishing Servian towns.
The fall of Monastir is not confirmed,
but is considered not improbable. The
Greeks are crossing the Varda river and
the fall of Salonika is reported immi
A late dispatch from Constantinople
received from the military correspond
ent of the London Daily Chronicle gives
a harrowing picture of the scenes en
acted when the routed remnants of
Nazim Pasha's army reached Rodosto.
"They arrived," he cays, "famished and
weary, but full of hate against the
'infidel. , "
Then the veneer of European civil
ization vanished like mist in the morn
ing sunlight.
Scenes of Horror
Scenes of horror followed. *
The town was given up to massacre,
outrage and pillage. It was set afire
in seven places. Children were hurled
into the raging names.
In an agony of fear many took to
boats and tried to get to the open sea,
anywhere away from the enemy. In
some cases the boatmen were mas
sacred; in others those who traveled to
the sea found another, yet a more
merciful, death beneath the waters.
Nor does Rodosto stand alone in its
baptism of fire and blood. The victori
ous march of the Bulgarian army pro
duces similar scenes wherever the Turks
expect the coming of the enemy. The
dread of a coming massacre almost
paralyzes the population. It awaits the
thunder of the guns of the allies, fear
ing that it will be the signal for a tar
nival of blood.
Daily Tales of Murder
The government exercises no moral
authority; every day one hears of iso
lated murders in the Greek and Jewish
quarters, and the news increases the
panic. Nazim Pasha has sent a report
to the ministry of war which throws a
flood of light upon the history of the
war. The Turkish commander de
scribes the condition of the broken rem
nant of his army as desperate. Disci
pline, says Nazim, is abominable.
Fifty officers have been condemned
and shot for various offenses. The com
mander admits that he shot three with
his own revolver in an outburst of rage I
at their cowardice.
Twenty thousand wounded Turks are
being carried toward Constantinople to
add to the 15,000 wounded there now,
without hope of adequate hospital room
Continued on Page 5, Column 2
Turkish soldiers of the desert on their Way to the defense of Constantinople and the religion of their race.
The camera shows nine soldiers in a cufa [Cα type of boat that was used by the ancient Babylonians) crossing the
Tigris from Bagdad in the first step of their long journey across the desert to the capital of the Ottoman empire.
Copyright by Underwood &. Underwood, N. Y.
Vessel in Serious Plight on the
St. Lawrence River Ten
Miles Below Quebec
QUEBEC, Nov. 6.—The Canadian
Northern Royal Mail steamer Royal
Gorge, with 901 passengers on board,
grounded on the rocks during a fog in
the St. Lawrence river early tonight
and is reported in a serious plight.
The vessel went aground about a
mile east of Point St. Laurent island
at Orleans, ten miles below Quebec.
The wrecking steamer Lord Strath-
I cona and two tugs have been sent to
the Royal Gorge's assistance. The
rocks on which the steamer struck lie
on the north side of the south channel.
The Royal Gorge left Grosse Isle
quarantine station for Quebec shortly
after 4 o'clock this afternoon. The ves
sel was said to be going at full speed
when it met with the accident.
It was on its way from Avonmouth,
England, and was due in Montreal to
The grounded steamer is in a posi
tion difficult of access, and news of the
developments is slow in reaching shore.
San Franciscan Dies After Res
cue From River
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
ABERDEEN. Wash., Nov. 6.—While
assisting in the loading of lumber on
the schooner Salvator at the Bay City
mill this afternoon the second mate
was struck on the head with a sling
load of lumber and pushed over the
Bide of the vessel into the Chehalis
river. Although in a dying condition,
the mate attempted to save himself
from drowning. He was taken from
the water and hurried in an ambulance
to the hospital, but died on the way.
All efforts to learn his name failed.
Hie home was in San Francisco.
Fugitive Writes to Walnut Creek
Girl From Mexico and May
Get Caught
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
PALO ALTO, Nov. 6.—A longing for
a letter from his swpetheart may re
sult in the arrest and prosecution of
Thornton A. Mills Jr.. son of a Pres
byterian minister of Schenectady, N. V..
and former student at Stanford uni
versity, who disappeared from Palo
Alto October 12 after passing: bogus
checks amounting to several hundred
Soon after young Mills Issued the
worthless paper and dropped from
sight, Chief of Police C. F. Noble as
certained that he had been paying
arden suit to Miss Claudia Robertson
of Walnut Creek, Contra Costa county.
Sheriff Veale was notified to be on the
lookout for the much sought boy.
Today word came that Miss Robert
son had received a letter mailed by
Mills from Mocorito In the state of
Sinaloa, Mex. The officers believe Mills
is in hiding in the Mexican town, and
an effort will be made to have him ar
Weather Man's Phone Works
Overtime After Big Jolts
[Special Dispatch to The Call]
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Nov. 6—Vio
lent shocks, believed to have been
caused by an earthquake, shook up
local resorts between 3:30 and 4:30
o'clock this afternoon. Because of the
absence of recording instruments. It is
impossible to determine whether or not
it was a real quake.
Director Judkins of the federal
weather bureau here Is of the opinion
that the shocks were caused by the
settling of the lower strata of the
island's foundation.
Fully a hundred persons called the
bureau by telephone to inquire the
i cause of the shocks.
Returns Indicate That Demo
cratic Leader Will Win by
About 6,000 Votes
FRESNO, Nv. «.—Return* of Fresno
rountj- received up to midnight reduced
the lead of Church over Needhara for
congress in the seventh district to 465
vote*. With eight precincts missing,
Fresno gives Needham 7,846, Church
SAN RAFAEL, Nov. «. —Returns up
to midnight from the first congressional
district, 334 precincts Out of 479, give
Kent, (Prog.), for congress, 14,040;
Znmwalt (Dem.), 14,336. Kent's lead
Is 604 votes.
On the face of tho incomplete returns
available at midnight, Wilson carried
California by an estimated plurality
of from &.500 to 6,500.
The progressive candidates were suc
cessful in five congressional districts,
republicans in f"ur and the democrats
won out in the second and have appar
ently beaten Needham, republican, in
the seventh by a narrow margin.
Los Angeles has elected the first
socialist to set in a California legisla
ture—C. W. Kingsley, from the sixty
fifth district.
The democrats have elected about 30
members of the assembly and will have
10 representatives in the senate. The
regular republicans have elected less
than half a dozen members of the as
sembly and will be represented in the
senate by three holdovers.
Early partial returns received yester
day from southern California enabled
the progressive party managers to
make estimates that encouraged them
to hope that California mig-ht be saved
to Roosevelt and Johnson by a suffi
cient if narrow margin.
Later and more complete returns
from the south indicated that the
Roosevelt-Johnson plurality in Ixts
Angeles county would approximate 16,-
Continued oa F«*e 2, Colunu 4
Princetonian Sweeps the City
and Decisively Defeats the
Third Party's Leader
Progressives Elect Nolan to Con»
gress; Gain Two Senators
and Six Assemblymen
! . SENATE <>
*' t Xlnteenth District *
~ Edwtn K. Grant (Dem.) .... 5,594 ♦
U W. S. Vanderhurg; (50e.)... 579 +
<> Edward I. Wolfe (Pros;.). • 5,504 t
< Grant's i>l umllt y 90. *
<> Twenty-first DIM riot— ... ♦
*' Fred O. QCNM (Pro*.). .. . !'e;,7T6 I
(> Enill l.l+nm <>»««•.) ja,T33 +
» Joseph J. MoSfbnne (»*m.) . 5.K66 ♦
<► (ipnle* , plurality 2,910. f
J[ Twenty-third District— \\
<> Roller Allen (Soe.) 1.510 < k
♦ James H. Fen-en (Dem. i. . 1.H1>2 t
? Thomas F. Finn (Prog:.) 4,420 1
Finn , * plurality 2,728. o
~ Twenty-flrst District— y
j> James >V. Farrell (Dem.)... 1,491
*| "Walter A. MrDo na ld (Progf.) 2,899
o laaar Sturm (Soe.) 1,023 <>
n McDonald's plurality I,4#S. ♦
V Trrenty-eecond District— *
«. John J. Ford Jr. fDem.) 1,681
<! William P. Kennedy (Prog.) 1,494 ♦
4> Carl F. Loechenkobl (SOc). 609f °
,[ Ford's plurality 187. *
i> Twenty-third District— O
W John Joseph Bogrue (Dem.l .1,983 ]\
v Herman E. Doyal (Soe.) 1,639 «
i> James J. Ryan (Prog;.) 2,104 0
'> Ryan's plurality 121. °
][ Twenty-fourth District 1
«• William M. Collins fProgr.) . t
I' Louis I. Fortln <Soc.> 1,301 *
J «.eor K e M. Wilwn ( Dem.). .1,781 J
♦ Conine* plurality 1,721. *
J[ Twenry-flfth District— *
i. Michael F. Heaney (Soe.) .. .1,060 I
<► George M. Hench (Progr.) .. .3,059 t
J , William C. McCarthy (Dem.)3,778 "
]J McCarthy's plurality 719. ][
i< Twenty-sixth District— <'
( | Ray Elrlc Brouillet (Dem.).3.291 ][
J \MUInm B. Bush (Rep.) 5,810 <>
4 Mads P. Cbristenaen (Soe.). 1,711 <>
♦ Bush's pluralHy 2,519. ♦
o Twenty-seventh Dtstriet— \\
*' Helen "Willsey Hall (Soe.).. 615 ''
♦ Edward P. >Valsh (Dem.) .. .4,571 *
,; J. E. White (Pros.) 3,246 ~
(l Walsh<s plurality 1,325. <»
J! Twenty-eighth District— *
~ Walter T. Lyon (Dem.) 2,806 !'
i> l.ir.rAc Robe (Soe.) 753 n
° William S. Scott (Pros;.) °
f Scott's plurality 1,554. *
; i Twenty-ninth District— o
J I K. J. Doyle (Soe.) 1,420 *'
,! I. A. Richardson (Dem.) ... ]!
ii G. A. \%entworth (Proa;.).. <>
i> Richardson's plurality 126. <>
J! Thirtieth District— J[
(' Thomas P. D. Gray (Soe.). .1,926 <<
♦ Edward J. D. Nolan (Prog-.).4,838 °
tVT. E. Strong: (Dem.) 2,513 4 '
~ STolan's plurality 2,325. o
j 1 Thirty-first DUtrlct—
~ Adelheld Oswald (Soe.) 884 <>
t Milton 1.. Sehmltt (Rep.).. o
♦ George D. Wise (Dem.) 2,598 V
Schmltt's plurality "
<> Thirty-second District— <!
Jj Allen K. Glfford (So c .) 695 °
,■ John Glllson (Prog:.) V
o Arthur L. Shannon (Dem.). .3,757 <'
o Shannon's plurality 179. o
J J Thirty-third District ]
i> Victor J. Canepa (Pros;.).. .2,867 i>
<• John A. Macaulay (Dem.).. *>
' Salvatore Schiro (Soe.) 400 *
\\ Canepa's plurality 563. *
»♦>»>>♦♦»♦♦♦♦♦ +
WILSON carried San FrsuacUco
By a plurality of 10,397.
The whole vote cast was
105,232. Wilson received 49,
--021, Roosevelt 38,624, Debs 12,415 and
Chafln 1,141.
The four incumbents were re-elected
to the superior bench. Judge Graham
led with 71,444 and Judge Lawlor was
fourth with a total vote of 55,074. Cof
fee received 66,785, Mogan 60,955.
Shortall received 54,275, or 799 less
than Judge Lawlor.
The progressive party elected a
congressman, Nolan in the fifth, two
state senators and six asemblymen out
of 13. The republicans elected a con
gressman, Kahn in the fourth, and two
assemblymen. The democrats" elected
Continued oa Pas* 3, Colama •
QX&TERDAY — Highest temperature, 60;
"Jfr'lowest Tuesday night, 56.
V, ers in the morning; fair in afternoon; moder
'' ate southwest winds.
t For Details of the Weather See F&?e 14
Latest Returns Put Thirty=Nine
States In Democratic Column
And Colonel Gets South Dakota
Roosevelt Pluralities Are Reduced In the
Eight Commonwealths Credited to the
Candidates of the Third Term Party
Alabama .. 12 ...,
Arizona .. 3 ».
Arkansas , .. 9
California 13
Colorado .. 6
Connecticut , .. 7
Delaware •.' 3 ~.
Florida .. 6 „.
Georgia 14 ~.
Jdaho 4
Illinois .. .. 29
Indiana -. 15
lowa ;.. 13
Kansas 10 ...
Kentucky :., .. 13 !..
Louisiana •• 10 ...
Maine .. 6
Maryland • •« 8 ~.
Massachusetts .. 18
Michigan ~... t .. .. 15
Minnesota • • .. 12
Mississippi .. 10 ~.
Missouri -.. 18
Montana •♦ 4
Nebraska « .. 8
Nevada .. 3
New Hampshire .. 4
New Jersey 14 i# .
New Mexico .. 3
New York 45
North Carolina .. 12
North Dakota .. 5
Ohio .. 24
Oklahoma ' .. 10
Oregon .. 5
Pennsylvania .. 38
Rhode Island 5
South Carolina -. 9
South Dakota , .. 5
Tennessee 12
Texas 20
Utah 4
Vermont 4
Virginia 12
West Virgniia .. 8
Wisconsin .. 13
Wyoming 3
Totals 12 413 106
NEW YORK, Nov. 6.—The net re
eulta of the general election
held on Tuesday were stag
gering even to the most san
guine of democrats. They included:
The election of Wilson and Mar
shall, the democratic candidates for
president and vice president, by the
largest electoral majority ever re
turned, the final figures being: Wil
son, 415; Roosevelt, 65; Taft, 12, with
two states, Kansas and Illinois, still
In doubt with 39 electoral votes.
Wilson's sure majority, 299.
'An assured majority of the United
States senate coincident with the in
auguration of President elect Wilson.
A majority of 149 in the next bouse
of renresentatives.
Electionof 19 democratic governors
to replace republicans.
Socialist Vote Increases
An Increase in the socialist vote,
which may approach the 700,000 mark,
the total in New York city alone reach
ing 33,438 and 160,000 in Illinois.
The election of progressives to the
legislative bodies in several states, in- j
eluding New York, and of 12 prog
ressive congressmen.
Uncertainty as to whether President
Taft or Colonel Roosevelt polled the
next largest number of votes to Presi
dent-elect Wilson.
The states carried by Wilson and
Marshall, with the electoral vote of
each and those credited to President
Taft and to Colonel Roosevelt, were as
1 Wilson I'llii'hlitni 12, AxixuajL 3, Arfc*a*» a^
California 13. Colorado 6, Conneetlent T, Dela
ware 3, Florida 6. Georgia 14. Indiana 13, lowa
13. Kentucky 13, Louisiana 10, Maine 8, Mary
land 8, Massachusetts IS, Minnesota 12, Missis
sippi 10. Missouri 18, Montana 4, N'ebrask* 8,
NeTada 3, New Hampshire 4, New Jersey 14,
New Mexico 3, New York 45. North Carolina 12.
North Dakota 5. Ohio 24, Oklahoma 10, Oregon
5, Rhode Island 5, South Carolina 9. Tennessee
12, Texas 20. Virginia 12, West Virginia 8, Wis
consin 13. Wyoming 3; total 415.
Taft—ldaho 4, Utah 4. Vermont 4: total 12.
Rooeevelt—Michigan 15, TennsylTania 38.
Sonth Dakota 5, Washington 7: total 65.
Donbtfnl—lllinois 29. Kansas 10.
1 Wilson Majority Amazing
The majority of Wilson over both
Taft and Roosevelt is the largest ever
given a president. In 1904 Roosevelt
had a majority over Parker of 196
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