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EVENING CAPITAL NEWS
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Vol. XXIX
THE WEATHER.
TEN PAGES
BOISE. TDAHO, TUESDAY, JANE ARY 14, 1913.
R.tln or snow tonight
and Wednesday; colder.
No. 180
BORAH GIVEN THE SOLID
REPUBLICAN VOTE
FOR SENATOR
First Ballot for Short Term Results in
No Election, With Brady and
Ailshie in Lead
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VOTE OF LEGISLATURE ON SENATORS.
Full Term Senator.
William E. Borah . .
G. W. Tanualiill
K. I. Perky........
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.82 Burton L. Ereiieh ....
.1. E. Babb...........
John 'I 1 . Morrison ....
.lohn F. Nugent...... 5
Fred T. Dubois....... 2
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The Idaho legislature, voting in the two bouses sepa
rately. today re-elected Senator Wliliam E. Borah to sue
eeed Iiimselt' for the lull term of six years by a vote of 7Ô
Borah; Ö Tanualiill; 2 Perky and 2 absent.
< »n the ballot for short term senator to succeed t he late
Weldon H lleylnirii there was no choice expressed by
either house. Ailshie leads with 2"> votes to 23 for Bradv
with llamer following with 9. Beale with 8. French with
(i. Babb with 3 and .Morrison with 1. The Democrats di-j
vided their votes between Nugent and Dubois.
All that remains in connection with the election of
Senator Borah is for the two houses to meet in joint ses
sion at noon tomorrow and canvass the result of the ballot!
today. No further ballot is required by law but it has
been the custom in Idaho to call the roll in joint ballot.
notwithstanding the returns show an election and an
other ballot is usually taken. Whether this will he done
tomorrow cannot lie stated, but it is not neeessarv 1n do so.
There were not many surprises in the vote on the short
term although each of the candidates, as is natural in such
cases, lost some votes that had been counted on. When
the result was announced mi the election of Borah there
was considerable applause, hut the announcement of the
result on the short term senator, there being no choice,
was accepted without demonstration.
HOUSE MEMBERS
EULOGIZE AIL Of
THE CANDIDATES
Senator William K. Borah receive 1
f>4 votes out of a total « »f f.s when the
house of representatives met today at
noon to ballot upon the candidates for
the six-year term in the United States
senate. George \V. Tannahill, Demo
crat, drew three votes and Senator K.
I. Perky, Democratic appointee now hi
office, received one*
For the unexpired term of the late
Senator W. B. Hoyburn, which enduros
two years, the house gave Chief Jus
tice Ailshie of the supreme court a to
tal of 18 votes; former Governor
Brady, IT; C. W. Beale, 7; Colonel
Thomas A. Hamer, (5; Congressman
Burton L. French, 4; James E. Babb,
2; John F. Nugent, 3, and Fred T. Du
bois. 1.
The poll showed that the following
members of the house voted for the re
turn of Senator Borah to the United
States senate:
Adams, Booth, Boworman, Bradley,
Campbell, Case, ('handler, Chun it,
Clark of Datait, Conner, Dickinson,
EdelbJutc, Elliott. Evans of Bear Lake.
Evans of Lincoln, Fannin, Feather
stone, Ferguson, Finke. Gardner, Gil
christ, Harehelrode, I lay ford, Hen
derson, Hunt, Johnston of Bingham,
Johnson of Oneida, Jones, Koelsch,
Lau, Lawson, Lewis, Mason, McDer
mott, Mendenhall, Merrill, Mickels,
Nielson, Norton, Oakes, Oversmith.
'Parks, Rock wood. Ryan, Sargent, Sin
clair. Shattuck, Storey, Taylor, War
nick, Wearne, Wright and Speak r
French.
The minority vote was registered as
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SENATORS VOTE
AFTER SPEECHES
OF NOMINATION
Whi.c the senate walls were rever
berating with the florid and fervent
oratory which had preceded the ballot
ing for United states senators, the
members of the upper house this af
ternoon selected Senator William Edgar
Borah to succeed himself as long term I
senator and took the lirst ballot on
nominees for the, short term Borah
won in the senate by an unanimous !
vote of the majority members, the votes
of the Democratic minority being thejfor
only ones registered against him. The !
lirst ballot for a senator to succeed the
late Weidon B. Heyburn resulted in 7 j
votes for Ailshie, ti for Brady, 3 for
Hamer 2 each for French and Nugent, !
one each for Babb, Boali, Morrison and
Fred T. Dubois. The senate adjourned!
while nominating speeches were still
being made in the house.
With the galleries or the senate and
every inch of spare space tilled by vis
itors, the business of electing two Uni
ted States senators was begun when
in a ringing speech Senator John W.
Hart of Fremont placed the name of
William Edgar Borah in nomination.
Referring to the record of Senator Bo
rah both in the state and at Washing
ton. the majority leader painted in
glowing terms the virtues and accom
plishments of Idaho's senator and end
ed by putting his name in nomination.
Upon the conclusion of Senator
Hart's address, the senators from va
rious counties seconded the nomina
tion. In rapid succession Senator
Hunt, Edgington, Hedrick, Defen bach,
Fairchilds, Johnson of Lewis, Johnson
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RE-ELECTED UNITED STATES
SENATOR
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WILLIAM EDGAR BORAH.
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Ne gro_Is Taken From Train
JOHNSON TRIES
TO MAKE ESCAPE
ACROSS THE LINE
at Battle Creek, Mich.,
While on His Way to>
Toronto.
Battle Creek, Mich.. Jan. 14. -Jack
Johnson was taken off the train early
today and helft pending the arrival of-!
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Chicago authorities, who requested his
detention. The negro was accompanied
*'•' l ' iK w, , fe ® ml 'wu **<;»;••• n-ieml:-. Ac
c uiding to local officials he admitted
that lie was on his way tu Torontu.
puglllst is being detained at the home
ol' negro friends. j
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Recognized by Passenger. ,
Chicago, Jan. 14.—Tin- first informa- |
tion regarding Jack Johnson's flight
from the city was given by the pub- j
lication in a local newspaper of a tele- |
superintendent of the department of!
justice at Chicago, on the telephone !
and explained that lie had no thought
of violating the federal laws or ut
gram from a passenger who recognized
the negro. Shortly after his arrest, :
Johnson called up Charles S. De Woody, j
tempting to forfeit the $30,000 bond,
Johnson was indicted for violating
the white slave act, and also
smuggling jewelry. The white slave
act offense is not extraditable.
I An application was made to Federal
Judge Carpenter for a bench warrant
for Johnson's arrest as a fugitive*. The
! court r eclined to issue the warrant
when Attorney Bachraeh, who appeared
thejfor Johnson, said he would produce his
! client in court tomorrow morning,
Attorney Kachrach said that John
j son would voluntarily return t<» Chi
cago and that an attempt would be
! made t<- have him again admitted to
bail. Because of his leaving the Juris
diction of the court the federal authori
j ties will urge that Johnson be not ad
! initted to bail.
CHANGE IN DIRECTORS
Of UNION PACIFIC
New York, Jan. 14.—The directors
and officers of the Union Pacific, who
are also directors of the Southern Pa
cific, tendered their resignations yes
terday as the first step in compliance
with the decree of the supreme eouit
court dissolving the two railroads. In
versely, the directors of the Southern
Pacific, who are also directors of the
^ Northern Pacific, also resigned.
New Governor of Colorado
CHAMPIONS THE
CLAIM Of STATE
TO ITS STREAMS
Urges Aid in Test Case
Before the United States
Supreme Court.
Denve r. < ns ... Jan. 11. A plea iV-r a
vigorous defense of Colorado's claims
v * * * n * * stlr,nnH ns ' M - ui, l'
in the state was made by Governor
\l. Ammons in his inaugural
Message t*> the legislature today. The!
. x, cutivp .-ailed ntl.-ntion particularly
t• * the suit brought directly in the su
Thejpivnv ,-,,urt ..f the United Staton h>
'tip. slate of Wyoming', and urged the
j legislature to appropriate "adenuate
! funds for the most vigorous defense of
, tin- state's right to the use of its own
| stT, ams " Kvrrv * ,voam fining; within
t * ,< ' * 1<l s 'ld, is involved in this
j controversy.
| 1 * ie newly-elected governor ex-1
belief in 4 he necessity for a
hange in the working of the
* and referendum. He said:
* During the recent campaign many
! made a business of securing sig
w< s * ■"
: ra,li ' aJ (
j iativi
1,am(
attires to petitions at. from 2 to 10
cents per name. Home petitions con
laired large groups of unauthorized
doubtless put there by the so-j
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Bout one more safety razor ad
th' magazines an' ther wont be
room fer th' stories. What's become
o' th' boy that used V chew slippery
elm 7
Many Arkansas Democrats
DEATH Of DAVIS
BRINGS ON EIGHT
EORSENATORSHIP
Are Ambitious to Secure
the Seat in the United
States Senate.
Jan.
-The son
Little Rock
atorial contest precipitated by the
j death of Senator Jeff Davis is the all
absorbing subject of discussion among
the members of the Arkansas legisia
1 lure who assembled here today for the
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I r ' BU ar biennial session. The Indica
lio » s are that the legislative programs
; will he left practically untouched until
[ the> se natorship Is disposed of. The
situation that confronts the lawmak
ers and the politicians is an Unusual
one. For many years Arkansas has
settled its contests ror the United
Statis senatorship in the regular
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Democratic primaries. The fact that
the time limitation renders a choice
of a senator by the usual method now
practically impossible adds interest to
the situation, since it will mean, In the
opinion of the politicians, a grandi
ircc-for-all contest before the legisia
ture. The selection must he made
fore March 4, on which date the
vice of J. N. Heiskell, appointed to till!
the unexpired term of Senator Davis,
v. ill end. Within another week or ten.
days it is expected that the situation j
will he cleared up considerably by the
elimination of some of those now men- !
tinned for the senatorship and t lie vol- !
untary withdrawal of others from the j
contest. At present nearly a dozen
names are mentioned in connection
with the honor. Those most frequently
mentioned are Joe T. Hobinson, who*
has just taken office as governor, j
George W. Donaghoy, who has just re-1
lired from the governorship, several of
the present representatives in congress, |
and former Congressman Stephen |
Brundige, whom Senator Davis
feated in the primaries last fall.
CHILDREN RESCUED
BY CHICAGO FIREMEN
Chicago. Jan. 14.—Firemen rescued
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" alf il d,,zc| , a"' 1 parents
from suffocation in a fire which caused
damage of $75.000 to the plant of S.
Inlander X Co., paper ami willow-j
ware manufacturers, and routed the
tenants out of the adjoining build
ings.
PEACE EFFORTS PROVE
FAILURE AND WAR IS
TO BEJESUMED
Allies Prepare to Leave London and
Annies Will Be Notified to
Call Oil Armistice
I London, Jan. 14.- -The decision definitely to break up
! the peace conference in London simultaneously with the
presentation to the Turkish government of the note of the
European powers lias been reached by the chiefs of the
peace delegates of Balkan allies. The resolution of the
representatives of Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Ser
i via on one side and Turkey on the other will be communi
I rated to the Porte in a formal notice.
At the same time it has been decided to instruct the
commanders of tin* armed forces of the allies in the held
to terminate the armistice which has been in effect since
Dec. 3. Since that date light ing between Bulgaria, Servia
; and Turkey has entirely ceased. Greece, which did not
sign the armistice lias continued fighting both on land and
jsea. Montenegro, which was nominally a party to the
i armistice has been engaged in many skirmishes.
The 'Turks at Scutari arc believed to be well provided
with food and ammunition. .Janina was the rallying
point for the Turkish troops who escaped from Monastir
I and other plaees in Macedonia and Albania. The Greeks
have closed all approaches from the south but to the north
and west communications are still open.
Conflicting reports as to conditions in the great fort
ress of Adrianople are current, but it appears evident that
jibe troops and inhabitants are suffering greatly from dis
ease and are short of rations. They have been besieged
Mime October by Bulgarians and Servians. Before the
Tchatalja lines is a great army of Bulgarians who were
recently reinforced by Servians. Strongly entrenched
fronting them, are large bodies of Turkish troops.
The threatening note of the allies is worded in such a
way that it will become effective only in the event of Tur
key refusing compliance with the advice given to it by the
ambassadors of the European powers.
DUTIESONALUMINUM
STEEL AND MACHINE
TOOLS CONSIDERED
Washington, Jan. 14.—Aluminum
steel, watch movements and machine
tools were on the program of the house
committee on ways and means when
it met to hear the left-over witnesses
who were unable to testify at the iron
and steel hearing last week. W. S.
Donner of Pittsburg, president of the
Uambria Steel company, said his com
pany owned property worth $75,000,000,
and employed 19,000 men, and manu
factured last year over a million tons
of nails, structural bars, rods and wire
nails, lie urged specific and ad va
lorem duties on iron and steel pro
ducts.
Stave Manufacturers Meet.
New Orleans, Jan. 14.—Members of
the National Tight Barrel Stave Manu
facturera* association and of the Na
bc-itional Coopers* association met here
ser-jtoday in annual convention,
Governor Wilson Makes Final
Plea to New Jersey Legislature
j
| annual message to the legislature,!
| w hich convened today. It was his last
Trenton, N. J . Jan. 14. President
led Wilson in his capacity as go ver
- ,, . . , . ,
nor of New Jersey, sent his second
| formal appeal to the legislature for
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the completion of the program of pro
gressive legislation for which he de
clared himself when he took office.
Foremost among the laws advocat
ed are a radical revision of the stat
utes governing corporations and bet
ter laws in the matter of drawing
juries. The governor recommends the
commission form of government for
cities and speaks strongly in favor of
economies in the. state administration.
In conclusion he expresses the hope
i^ ia ^ J(* rsp y "'ill ratify the const!
tutional amendments providing for a
> on incomes, and the election of
united States senators by direct vote
| of the people. The governor's message
was written while the president-elect
| w as in Bermuda and constitutes his
only political writing since election,
4 , At the outset of the document there»
London. Jan. 14.—The latest ftdvtres
received by the Turkish delegates show
that the Ottoman grand council has
not met at Constantinople and that it
probably will not meet. The Turkish
envoys understand that Klamll Pasha,
grand vizier, will in all probability re
sign should the situation develop in
such a way that the grand council will
be called together Authorities on the
situation in London express the opin
ion that Turkey will reject the ad
vice of the European powers and hoe
tilities will lie resumed. Representa
tives of the Balkan allies declare they
are ready to face all events. They say
their
; **' at no er than 400,000
troops are concentrated around the
fortress of Adrianople and the lines of
Tchatalja, while all the heavy siege
batteries have been placed in position
before Adrianople.
General Boyovltch, Servian hero of
Monastir, asserts that within two days
Adrianople can now be captured. Al
though the mobilization of the Rus
sian and Italian armies is denied, there
is no doubt that Austria-Hungary
still maintains her armaments, with
the object of enforcing their claims in
the Balkans, especially In Albania.
Plenipotentiaries of the allies remark
that the attitude of Austria-Hungary
is not so much against them as against
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ts a personal note of regret at leav-
ing New Jersey, und an expression of
i gratitude and obligation to those w ho
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I stood by him in carrying out reforms.
Almost without preface, however, the
I ßp vern< J r ca * ls »Mention to the laxity of
the states corporation laws. With the
hope that New Jersey shall never
never again he called 'the mother of
trusts." the message is addressed to a
legislature that is for the first time
during his administration Democratic
In both branches.
Corporation Laws Need Alteration.
The corporation laws of the state no
toriously stand in need of alteration,
the governor says. They are mani
festly inconsistent with the interests
of the people in the all-important mat
ter of monopoly, and as they : tand
far from checking monopoly, they ac
tually encourage it. The whole coun
try has set its face against this me
thod of forming vast combinations am'
creating monopoly. Governor Wilsoi
declares. "1 am sure that the peopi
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