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Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. XO. 35. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1912. SIXTY-EIGHT PAGES PRICE TEX CEXTS TH E ROCK WILSON LEAD FOR ILLINOIS 19.010VOTES Complete Returns Indi cate Elimination of the Prohibition Party. SIXGER CHAXGES MIND ABOUT AMERICAN MEN BEING ONLY SORT WORTH HAVING AUSTRIA HAS PHYSICIAN WHO REMARRIED SOON AFTER .WIFE'S DEATH INDICTED FOR MURDER SON A SLAYER -4 T CHANGED ITS STANDjPEACE Is Prepared to Agree to All Questions Involving Albania. OF IAN WHO BREAICSHOME Illinois Boy Follows Elop ing Mother to Marion, Ohio. FAILS OF TWO PER CENT Socialists Only Organization in United States to Show Gain in Election. Chicago, Nov. 27. Woodrow Wilson. president- lrc. In leadins the demo- j cratlc party to a national victory for the first time since 1S92, rt-celved a naticn-wlde popular vot of C.15C.T4S VOt'8. Colonoi Thwidore Roogvel- register ed 2,928.140 votes to his credit. Pres ident Tart's vote was 3,270,422. The vote for Eugene V. Ik-I8. socialist can didate for president, showed he only party lncreane. He received C73.7S3 votes, as against 420,820 votes four years ago, and seven states remain to be heard from on the vote of his party. VOTE FALL OKK. Governor Wilson's vote was 252.333 vot-s be hind tha- rolled up by William jeumngs nryan in mux. .u. Hryan j ni.iu.Tvu iu mu,iw, vous to nis siana- i m.,. T..t i i'n wldetit Tart, four years ago, was accorded a popular vote of 7.U73.(K6. j This total Is 374.444 votes more han ; tbe combined vote for both President j Tuft and Colonel Koosevelt on Nov. 5. In Illinois tbe great stret.g h of Gov-1 emor Wilson developed down-state in ; the Twenty -second. Twenty-third, j i weniy-iourin anu i wenty-nr h cou grensiouul diHtrlcts. In the tstate out side of t'ank flllllltv he l,n!!..H n f.ntin. I j ... H i' - i' " lar vote of 274,31';, as ata nst 174.417 votes for J'rewldent Taft and 229,417 votes for Colonel Roosevelt. Cook county gave him 130.702. bringing his mat total to 403.O4S, and falling be hind the mark se: by Kdward F. lJiiune, governor-elect. Colonel Roose velt ran strong with a total vote in Cook county of lfifi.ofil. and a state wide vote of 2SG.47S. Present Taft's complete vote in Cook county was 74. hlo, which niibled him te tal state-wide vote of to rgiter a 253. C13. Wil-j fcon'B jilurallty In -he Htit' wus 10.010. i.om-: i'aiitv iih i.i:. Kugene Chalin, pi'ihibitioii candidate for pre.si(i ut. polled a Mat-wide .ote )f 15,710. This e'lmmutcs his party from recognition by elect ion oflicials at fu.ur' elections. I'nd' r the law a party must poll 2 per cent of the total vote ( a. t to I'eet i e ot fit ial recogni tion. Tin Hi eiiilis't candidate for prrsldeir. Kugeuo V. Dubs, polled a total vote in the state of C2.C57, a gain over four years ago. In 1908 Mr. Debs' vote in Illinois waB 34,691. The complete r turns in the s-a'te show that Governor-elect Dunne just naturally ran away from the held. His total sta e vote was 443,120. Of this total 274.C32 vote? were registered dowu-stat? and 10S.4SS votes in Cook rojnty. This Is :5Mii more votes in Cook coun'y than Piesiiient-eleet Wfl ou received. IKK.I. HI M'KIVI). Governor Denetn, on thf returns, f bowed conclusively his right to sec ond place, which, on the face of the earlier and incomplete returns, was questioned by Frank II. Fuuit. the pro-gr-Hsie and. da e. v,....- . r nv,, . .. . ... . u uu i , the state, giving bun a total vote of T.lS.jr.y. Frank Fuuk received a to tal sta e vote of 303.401. Of this total Cook county gave him 113.357 and down state 190,044 vo'es. Funk fell behind his ticket in Cook county. IVan Franklin, the progressive can-1 didattf for lieutetian- governor, polled 1--4.7.M; votes in this county and the other state cand. dates running wl h j V,,L- I...1.J .... . .i.j, . . I " " . . a . 1 a 1 r xiurtt, l.t uti tiuue(tu i ruur 1 eiect, ana the remainder of the can- rililate for state oflUe cn the demo- ra'le tl.ket staved well within sight 1 jf he head of the ticket. orruiAi. tot a in i.ivt:. The official totals for candidates on jftional and state offices are as fol- ,l'8: Total PRESIDENT. Taft. republican 253,613 ilson. democrat, 405.048 v nanii. proniDltlon 15.710 Debs, socialist 81.278 i K.n-t J , ''-University of lllinoU trustee: Reo.evelt, progressive 3S6.4.8, RcpuDUc41usGrouU 2g6565. A,. GO ERNOR. ' ander-Banrenburg. 286.619; Peterson, Deneen. republican 31S.469 , 203.100. Dunne, democrat 443.120; " Democrat Trevett, 394.750; Hen- Vorrell. prohibition 15.231 1 tcUq, 396.890; Watn. 390,293. Kennedy, socialist 78.679 1 Prohibition Hood. 17,060; Seaman. Irancis. eoclul-labor 3.90 16.446; Ramsay. 16.250. Funk, progressive 303.401 j Socialist Chenery. 81,906; O'Reilly. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. ; 81,739; Kaneko. 81.159. Cglesby, republican 316.813 1 Socialist-Labor Neebe. 4,087; Moll- O Hara. democrat 407.243 berg. 4.087; Carroll. 4,071. . Heofstitler.' prohibition. 15.009 Progressive Harris. 304,667; Rob- i.aiwell, ociaUst. 79.989 , li. 299,608; Hatch, 299,598. ' ' . . ' ; - " v" , ,, - , '' V,-- "X - - May u u. Chicago. 'Two years ago, neight of her success In London music halls. May De Sousa was wont to as- s'rt that American men we'"e he only 6ort orth having.. Then she married one! but now it would seem that fcne has changed her mind. At least Bne h8 commenced suit to dissolve he martial bonds between herself and E- A- Haines of Rochester, N. Y. The Weather Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for Rock Island, Davenport, Moline, and Vicinity. Fair tonight and Thursday; rising temperature Thursday. The lowed temperature tonight will be about 25 U grees. Temperature at 7 a. m. 28 Highest Jl'c,,:,uaJ tui mm uigui lo. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 9 miles . ..i ou I . ........ i..... np per nour. Precipitation none. Relative humidity at 7 p. in. 65 at i n. in. 60. Stage of water 2.8 a fall of .1 in l.ist I .'1 hours. j J. M. 3HERIER, Local Forecaster. j ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. j IVrnm noon fmlnv tr norm lomorrow.l I Sun sets 4:;t5. rises 7:0' Evening tars: Mercury. Venus. Jupiter, Saturn. Morning star: Mars. Lt nner. social-labor, . . 3,987 Franklin, progressive 315,589 SECRETARY OF STATE. Doyle, republican 1 Woods, democrat V.'akeman. prohibition, . I Freeman, socialist Lrson, socialist-labor, . Peterson, progressive, . AUDITOR. 1 McCullocgh, republican, . ' I'rady, democrat 314,694 406,670 15.108 83.623 3,997 312,960 Shup, prohibition 14,579 ; Anderson, socialist. 61.426 i Ltngenfelter, soc.alist-labor, 3.970 : Winter, progressive 311,974 i TRE-VSURER i Russell, republican jjyan. democrat, . . 402,296 j Vennum. prohibition 15,385 , Laeuur, socialist. 4,058 1 Bloesnsma, socialist-labor, . . . 3,913 I Decker, progressive S10.271 ATTORNEY GENERAL. j Stead, republican 315,339 ' Lucey, democrat, 400.355 Temple, prohibition, 15,337 Itentall, socialist. ci u.4 Veal, socialist-labor 4 040 "Dobyns. progressive 309.254 CONGRESS AT LARGE. Mason, republican 302.380 'Cl.lperfield. republican. . 289574 : Stringer, democrat. 404 793 V illiams. democrat, 392.062 Hsrrts. nrohibltinn 1C lin Shaw, prohibition. 15 241 Hugglns. socialist, ! 8161 ! Thomas, socialist. 81,340 J Martin, socialist-labor 3,976 , Fenyves, aocialUt-labor, 3,875 Maxexy. progressive, 287.296 Boyle, progressive 293,676 I MVF.HJITI THCSTEE VOTE. Official returns from all counties on . at the The reason for the divorce action as ' given is that Haines has aversion to' j doine anvthine save Dosa as a centle- i man of leisure. Miss De Sousa is I aaid to have issued an ultimatum that j he could go to work or "go away j somewhere." She has commenced the action through her London attorneys, although she is now traveling in Africa. Miss De Sousa is a Chicago girl. RITCHIE COIN IS UNDER COVER ON EVE QF BATTLE San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 27. The day opened with Champion Wolgast still a two to one favorite over Willie Ritchie in tomorrow's contest Critics maintain the odds are false to the form of the fighters and are at a loss to account for them on any other basis than au explanation given by Hetting Commissioner Corbett, who said Wol- past money in larga lots had been given him, while Ritchie supporters ktut uudtT c0' r- Referee Griffin, after a conference with Uie lighters, said laEt night, that strict adherence to straight Queensberry rules would be insisted, upon. "There will be no wrestling or hold ing," said Griffin. "After one or two attempts at it the offender will be disqualified. In case the bout is s"op ped before the end of the 20th round, I will deliver a decision." GSBS0N IS MADE WROTH BY JURY DISAGREEMENT Goshen, X. Y.. Nov. 27. Burton W. 315 ; Gibson, a New York lawyer, coucern 404 332 1 'ng Rhose guilt or innocence of the charge of murdering a client, Mrs. itosa Mensthik bzabo, the jury was unable to find a verdict, bemoaned his 'ot last night in jaiL He had expected an ac1'jit,ai- The vote on the final 1 oaliot taKen by tne jury stood nine for acquittal and three for conviction. "I am bitterly disappointed," Gib son said. "Now nothing can be done until March 1. I have been wronged, for It is unjust for an innocent man to remain under a cloud of this sort. I have never harmed anyone. I have never taken a nickel dishonestly." i Mrs. Gibson had "a good cry" in her i I 1 .. . . uuDutiu-j d ecu ul utgui ut'iurti leaving i tne clty for ner home in Rutherford. 1 know be is innocent and I am go ing to stand by him," she said. Gibson will remain in jail for mon,n8 ,n a11 ProbabiIity before he is ghren a 6econd trlal- His lawyers say the state has offered to drop the mur der case if Gibson will plead guilty to an Indictment charging the larceny of $17,000 found in New York county, but this the state denies. EGGS AT 67c IN NEW YORK; OVER A BILLION STORED New York, Nov. 27. Although eggs are selling in New York ranging from 67 cents a dozen for "strictly fresh" down to 38 cents for the cold storage variety, an official report made public today shows more than 1,470,000,000 eggs held in storage warehouses in New York and vicinity. Illlnoisan Dies In Laundry Blast. Toledo, Nov. 27. An explosion In the Reliable laundry caused tbe death ct Frank Walker of Decatur, 111. M. H. Fitx and William Payette were per haps fatally burned. Gasoline eiplod- I ed In the dry cleaning room. 3 POWERS ARE ACTIVE Latest Report Is That Turkey Desires to Enter the Balk an Confederation. London, Nov. 27. The belief that Great Britain, France and Germany will succeed in averting the threaten ed general European war has strength ened in the last 24 hours. . It is now asserted that Austria-Hungary is prepared to agree to questions concerning the future" of Albania and -he desire of Servia for a port on the Adriatic sea being settled in connec tion with all other issues in the Bal kan war as recently proposed by Pre mier Asquith. If this -change of Aus- tro-Hungarian attitude can be confirm' ed, the dangerous pressure at present existing will be removed. TIRKS BAIK AT PROPOSALS. Stumbling blocks in the way of an agreement by the envoys of Turkey , and Bulgaria, discussing peace In the I Parlor car near Tchatalja, remain very real- The Turks appear to show little disposition to submit to onerous terms, Negotia icns are likely to continue several days A report is circulating again in Sofia that Turkey desires to enter the Bal kan confederation. It Is asser'ed it has already made certain advances in this direction in the way of proposals to the allied Balkan states. ORDKItED TO REGIMENTS. Frankfor'-on-the-Main, Germany, Nov. 27. Austrian-Hungarian subjects. In cluding those employed in the German mining districts, who belong to the army reserve, have received orders to report to their regiments. Mustaphapasha, Turkey, Nov. 27. Fire, famine, flood from overflowing rivers and anarchy afflict besieged Ad rianopole, according to fugitives ar rived here. Al.l. AMERICANS SAFE. Washington. Nov. 27. All American ei'izens in Asia'ic Turkey are safe and unmolested, according to reports to the state department by Consul Gen eral Hollis at Beirut, Syria. EAST ST. LOUIS IS ANKRUPT CITY East St. Louis, 111., Nov. 27. The municipality of East St. Louis is bank rupt. Banks refuse to honor warrants paid to city employes and such retail establishments as are still accepting them take them at 75 cents on the dol lar. The city has a population of 60, 000. The city's condition was revealed yesterday by the announcement 01 E. P. Keschner, Dr. H. C. Fairbrother, and Maurice V. Joyce that they had withdrawn from the bond of City Treasurer Fred Ceroid. Mr. Keschner is vice president of the Union Trust and Savings bank. "The immediate danger to myself and the others on the bond, as we saw it, was that some holder of the warrants might, get a court order di recting the city treasurer to redeem the warrants at their face, and in the ! absence of funds in the city treasury to meet the demand the bondsmen might have to pay. I understand the special tax appropriations are all gone and other special funds have been lm pared." Dr. Fairbrother said his chief objec tion to Gerold's acts had been that he took more than the $1,500 a year al-' lowed by ordinance as the treasurer's t-alary. Other treasurers have done the same, he said. Mr. Joyce, who was a candidate for mayor against Charles Lambert, said he withdrew from the treasurer's bond because cf the city's financial condi tion and the likelihood of increasing litigation. The withdrawal became effective 10 days ago, and Gerold has been negoti ating through his lawyer, E. C. Kra mer, to find a new surety. Mr. Kr- mer said he hoped to perfect arrange ments in the next few days with a St Louis surety corporation as tbe signer of the bond, which will be for $250,000, which is all the law requires. The bond just vacated was for $500,000. The law permits the city to issue anticipation warrants during the lat ter months of the year against the rev enue to be collected in the first three months cf the year following. But the law limits these warrant to 70 per cent of the anticipated revenue. This limit was reached with the is suance of anticipation warranty for $155,000. Then the issuance of control lex's warrants was be cur Nearly I v. i- WK r ' -x Mr. Florence Cavlleer Smith and Dr. Arthur B. Smith. Springfield. Charged with the mur der of bis first wife, Mrs. Florence I Cavlleer Smith, Dr. Arthur B. Smith, . , . be'u Mrs. Smith died suddenly on the morning of March 18, 1912. . She was stricken while preparing to eat break fast, and death followed soon after ward. The suddenness of her death caused cemment, and there was more talk when a few weeks later Smith married Miss Mabel Claire Marchant, former Springfield hospital nurse. In October, Springfield authorities bec ame suspicious and ordered an in vestigation. The body of the first Mrs. Smith was exhumed and taken to an undertaking establishment. The authorities retained three Co lumbus doctors who went to Spriug field Oct. 18, and after the body had teen Identified, proceeded with the autopsy. Dr. Coons was the first to make his report. He found that heart trouble of an organic nature was not the cause of the death, though Dr. Smith had given that as the cause. A special grand jury was called. It brought in an indictment against Dr. Smith a few days ago. The indictment says that Dr. Smith put cyanide of r.r.tflKRium in his wife's cocoa the morning she died, and also gave her $155,000 cf these warrants have been issued, making a total indebtedness much bigger than next year's revenue will be. Several lawyers declared the con troller's warrants are not legal, but city employes took them because they could get nothing else. Some grocers took the warrants at 75 per cent of their face and used them in paying bills to St. Louis wholesale and job bing firms. These firms first took the warrants, then refused them when they found that the east side banks would not accept them. Some of the business men who have taken large quantities of the antici pation warrants and cannot cash them through the banks are threatening to pay their taxes with them. Saloon keepers say they will pay their city license fees with the warrants. TAFT OUT OF 1916 RACE; ONLY AN AID Washington, Nov. 27. President Taft has quietly informed friends that no matter how active his participation in a reorganization of the republican party may be, he is not to be regarded or publicly referred to in political speeches by republicans as a possible candidate of the party in 1916. The president intends to do all in his power to help rejuvenate the party and probably will make many political speeches before March 4 and after he reenters private life; but, according to close friends, be is in the fight to con tinue the party and to try to return it to power as a man who has been its standard bearer for four years and not as a man seeking a rennmination four years hence. These fac's have been developed here during the last few days, in con nection with discussion of a proposed gathering of republican leaders during the winter, to formulate plans for tnat Do speaker at that dinner shall re bringing republican factions toge her. !fer -D the president as the prospective ithin the last week, nearly a dozen republican national committeemen have called at the White house for brief conferences either wl h'the pres ident or with his secretary, Charles D. Hilles. who was chairman of the re publican national committee during the campaign. A meeting of republican leaders, to be held at New York or Washington early in January, is being considered. a hypodermic injection of the deadly poison. The official death certificate, bear itii. the signature of Dr. O. M. Mar quart, gives the cause of death as "acute dilation of the heart," and the contributory cause as "myocarditis." The second Mrs. Smith believes uer husband is innocent, and says she is sure he will be cleared. Dr. Smith's aired mother is near death as a re sult of the' charges which have been r.iwle against him. XPLOSION IN A PICTURE HOUSE; FIRE AND PANIC Benton Harbor, Mich., Nov. 27. An explosion in a moving picture show in the village of Colo'ma, 10 miles north of here, last night, caused the destruction of a block of buildings and the injury of several persons. A fire followed the explosion of the pic ture machine and four women were hurt in the ruBh to escape. Joseph Humphrey, the film operator, was seriously burned. The property loss is $15,000. but plans are indefinite. President Taft and Mr. Hilles are being urged to take part in the movement to estab lish ac ive, "militant" headquarters for the party, to open at once and to lead a general reorganization move ment during the next four years. It is said that President Taft may actually become the leader of the move ment to strengthen party ties; but if so, it will be with the understanding that he does not undertake it with any prearranged plan that he Is to be the candidate for president four years hence. Republican committeemen who have been in WashiDg'on recently have of fered various suggestions for the re opening of party activity. The major ity of them favor a general publicity and educational campaign to strength en public support of republican princi ples and to place the party In a posi tion to take advantage of any mis takes the democratic administration may make. The president is expected to speak at a republican dinner in New York some time in January, but it Is said here ; tnal tuere Bas been an understanding republican standard bearer of 1916. His endorsement of the dinner idea Is said to have been contingent upon such an understanding. Kasmpf Reelected Speaker. Berlin, Nov. 27. Karl Johannes Kaempf, member of the imperial par liament from what is known as the emperor's district of Berlin, today was reelected sneaker of the house. HIS VICTIM IS ASLEEP Woman Is Taken In Charge by Police Mrs. Pansy Lesh Is Freed by Jury. Marion, Ohio, Nov. 27. A warrant was issued today for the arrest of Vilo Beneditto. 14, charging him with killing Antonio Stephano, 34, as he lay asleep last night. The boy came here yesterday and told Mayor Walters that Stephano eloped with his mother from Freeport, 111. The father is a cobbler in Freeport. He showed a let ter signed by the mayor of Freeport stating the latter ordered Stephano to leave town. Mrs. Beneditto Is in the custody of the police here. FOR KILLING WIFE. Chicago, Nov. 27. Closing argi men's were made today In the trial oj Isaac Etnyre, charged with murdering; his wife. The case is expected to go to tbe jury today. Etnyre was pictur ed to the Jury by he prosecuting attor ney as a man who dragged his wife's name in the mire after he had murder ed her in cold blood. He ridiculed the testimony of Etnyre, who declared he accidentally shot his wife when he found her embracing Corporal Rayford Barlow, a soldier at Fort Sheridan. The defendant asserted his wife step ped between him and Barlow when he attempted to kill the soldier. MRS. LESH ACQUITTED. Sedalia, Mo., Nov. 27. The Jury to day returned a verdict of "not guilty" in the case of Mrs. Pansy Lesh, charged with the murder of Mrs. Eliz abeth Quantance of Green Ridge, Mo. Judge Shain Instructed the jury to ac quit the woman on the ground that the confession she made was not back ed by corroborative evidence. Mrs. Lesh, in tears, thanked tbe judge, jurors and attorneys. She will leave today for Jacksonville, 111., for a short visit with relatives, and then return to Los Angeles and attempt to gain possession of her 2-year-old son. The remaining charge of first degree murder in connection with the death of Mrs. Coe was dismissed. Lineman Killed by a Train. Freeport, 111.. Nov. 27. S. E. Smith of Helolt, Wis., one of the oldest line men In the United States, was killed b;' a train while trying to remove a railway motor car from the track. II was 65. Harvest Rice In California. San Francisco, Nov. 27. Harvesting of the first rice crop in this section Is In progress. About 12,000 acres plant ed near Rlchvale are averaging about 5,000 pounds to the acre. Whipped Boy Kills Himself. Norfolk, Neb., Nov. 27. Because hs had been whipped by his mother for running away from school, Ollmora Nellgh, 12 years old, hanged hlxnselt in a park. Tar Party Leader In Jail. Lincoln Center, Kan., Nov. 27. Ed ward Ricord, a leader of the Shady Bend tar party, of which Mary Cham berlain was the victim, has been com mitted to jail under his original sen-U-ce because he violated his parole. Ousted Man Kills Himself. Fort Wayne, Ind., Nov. 27. Edward W. Hearne, formerly publisher of a democratic paper at Pomeroy, Ohio, killed himself after being ejected from a meeting of the federation of latJbr. Wire Sparks Ashland, Wis. Henry Wlesman, 22 years of age, of Glldden, was killed when his shotgun was discharged as he was dragging it after him up the steps of his home. Madison, Wis. On the criminal case docket of the state board of control are 13 Johnsons, five Sml hs, five Wil sons and one Jones shown to be im prisoned at Waupun. Northwood, Iowa Mayor H. C. Finch requested the city council to reduce bis. salary one-half and add the amount to tbe salary list of the police. Tbe re quest was granted. Newport News, Va. Mrs. John C. Layman and her three young sons vra hnrncil fn H in t K In m flrn wtifoh HaatrnvAil o ft rm tiAtioa t lh Ufan. nonite settlement in warwica county. Marquette, Mich. Tbe trial of George A. Newe-t of Ishpemlng, charged with criminal libel on complaint of Theodora Roosevelt, will be held in the court ol Justice Samuel E. Byrne la this citj .Dee. 31 next.