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VOLUME XVI. NO. 5. weekly B«ol»t«". J«J«»>"»!je^J«'- Daily Register, EsUbllshed 1897. lOLA, KS., OCT. 30, 1912-WEDNESDAY EVENING. Successor to the tola Daily Register, the lolaSuy Record and the lola Daily Index SIX PAGES HOPE FOR EARLIER ELECIION RETORNS C(U NTY TLEKK DOINfi ALL POSSIBLE TO SYSTEMATIZE MORK. REQUEST TO THE OFFIGMLS LVST wiuin IN TOLL l«M»K IS H 'An 'mX AS TO SIMMARY. Jf this KjMiiiPst U Olisrrvfd. loin and Allrn ("onnllans Should Know Kosnll Qiilrlsly. THE WEATHER. K^reciiM for Kansas: Rain toni|;ht or Thnrsdny: warmer tonight. Data recorded at tho local office of the Weather Bureau: Temperature: Highest ^-^sterday at 3 V. m., 61; lowest this n -.rning at 7 a .in.. 34 : normal for today, 50; excess in temperature yesterday, 5 degrees; deficiency since January 1st, 246 dc- Brocs. Yesterday. Today. 6 p. m 54 . 3 a. m 37 fl p. m 46 • 6 a. ni 3."i 12 nidt. 40 9 a. ni 45 Precipitation for 24 hours ending: t a. m today. 0; excess in precipitalion since .Tanuary Ist, 3.51 Indies. Uelative humldlt}:^7 a. m. todjjy, 78 per cent;. I)aronieter reduced In sea level, ;M.1!) Inches. Sunrise today, 6:46 a. ni.; sunset, .'>:26 p. Uh • THE FOREGLOSORE SUIT FILED EXPEGIED HOURLIf VICE-PRESIDEXT CAX\OT LIVfi TUKOUUU THE DAY. PHYSIGIIUi DENIES HI HOPE I'ATIENT AWOKE IX DELIRIUM EARLY THIS MORMXti. Quickly Rrlnpxed Into f'oniutoiip Statr and the End .May Come at Any Moment of the Hajn^ s An effort Is. to he ni;ide to ovorconio tllf delay usu.nlly experlonccd in se- .curipB the returns from a Rcneral election and if the plan worked out by. County Clerk Culbcrtson is ob- se'rved by the election officials in each voting precinct, lolans and Alien countains will learn the definite result of the election early on the day of November 6. While it has been possible in the past to secure enough figures to determine just who^niong the candidates were elected, there has often been an' exasperating wait to learn how the county voted on some l>articular issue or on some particular state or national candidate. If the elections In the past had been at all close, say with only a margin of some ten to twent}' votes between certain candidates the announcement of the actual result, so far as it could be certainly made known, would have been delayed until the canvass of tho returns by the board of county commissioners Tliis conditicn could, of course, have been avoided had the election officials jobserved the custom of sending to the county clerk, along with the sealed ballots a complete summary of the vote. But, generally there has been a. failure to do this in several ^of the precincts and the election officlRJs who have sent-te the summaries have 'hurriedly made out their report and tnissed the vote on candidates in whom (he most interest was manifested. For iastance,. at the August primary, an lola ^vard returned a 6ummar>- showing the vote on everjf candidate save Stubbs and Curtis for Seontor, the very oftlce in which most TOers •^Fe anxiously interested. The result was. that while it was known a day after the election that Curtis had carried the county by a large majority it was _ because the Senator received such -a ' heavy vote that the missing precincts could not materially change the count. Had tlie contest been close, an irritat- •in^ di 'lay would have followed in determining the result so fi'r as Allen county was concerne <l. In order that the puhlir ui.ny have . a fairly good reiKirt of th*- rosult of the election on the day following. County Clerk Culbertson. who is now • preparing to send out election supplies, has includ'-d in the bundle to be sent to each voting precinct a personal request that the several boards make it a point to see that the summary of the votes cast be properly made out and sent, unsealed, tothe county clTk with the remainder of thn retprns. * With this last word before rhem. the clerk ;hoi>es that the election boards will not forget and seal the summary ' in with the poll books nor fail to send in a complete summary as contemplated by the election provisions. If this request meets with unanimous compliance, it will be possible for the press representatives to call at the clerk's office on the day following the •dection and secure a fairly complete report of the returns. In the past, reporters and public have battled 'with a hopeless task in attempting to obtain an unofficial report short of three or four days after election.. The interest in the election this year is perhaps greatest in many years and the Register "hopes to be able to meet the demand for prompt returns by making every possible arrangement for prompt returns from every precinct, in the county. ' Both the Democrats and the Uepub- licans ar'! confident of carrying Allen county and (he candidates and the comniitifcs areworking night and day now and wil! i-outinue to do so up to and includinc election day. A SI KPKISK KOK JIIM.E S.MITH. lola I'ortland Defendant In an Action Filed Today by F. R. Blssrli for the Bondholders. Alleging that tho lola Portland Cement Company had defaulted In the paynicnt of $60,000 as interest upon its two million dollar bond issue from May 1, 1312. to the resent date, F. R. Bissell. trustee for the bondholders through his attorneys Camplmll and Goshorn. brought suit in the district court this morning to foreclose a mortgage given to secure the bond issue. The petition does not name the persons holding the bonds but asserts that payment was to be made to the iComnionwealth Trust Company, of St. l^juis. The plaintiff,sets out the usual allegations n a foreclosure proceeding and specifies the property and equipment held under the mortgage. The time of the bond issue and the rate of interest follow and foreclosure proceedings are brought upon the allegation that the terms of the mortgage have been violated in tho non-payment of interest. Sheriff Kerr served the notice of suit on officials of the company early today. The foreclosure proceeding is the legal phase of the action of last Saturday when the lola Portland plant was surrendered to the bondholders with F. R. Bissell as trus* -e. WILL eET ELECTION BETORNB AS HALLOWE'EN APPBOAGHES Associated Press Mill RejM.H the Country's Vote to the Retlster »xt * Tuesday Mght. (Uy t!i.- .\.s.sofiateil Pro«n) I'tica \. Y.. Oct. 30.—"Mr. Sherman's death is a question of only a few hours." said Dr. Peek soon after leaving the Sherman home shortly before noon today. At 3 o'clock this afternoon Mr. Sherman's kidneys were still unacting and his life was sustained apparently only by the patient's great vigor. Mr. Sherman was delirious when he awoke a few minutes this morning and he relapsed into a heavy sleep. •The information Is riot given out freely, but it is understood a comatose condition continued practically uu- broken throughout the day and that the uremia remains unchanged. Under the influence of opiates. Vice President Sherman slept through the night and apparently was comfortable this morning. Dr. Peck, who remained with him throughout the night, failed, however, to note any real betterment. "His condition is unimproved and therefore very grave," he said this morning. At 6 o'clock last night Dr. Peck issued the following statement relative to the condition of his patient: "For the past week or ten days Mr. Sherman's friends and physicians have felt a great deal of solicitude about him, and for the past three or four days his uremic condition has caused a great deal of alarm. After a very disturbing day yesterday he fell into a natural sleep at 11 o'clock and slept until 5 o'clock this morning. This afternoon there has been a recurrence of his disturbance hut for the larger part of the afternoon he has been resting quietly." The Kecister lias concluded arr^npe ments with the Associated Press by which election returns will be tclc- graplu'd to thi.s office next Tuesday night. .As the polls close in the East earlier than here and machines facU- itaie the count, it is expected that the dopesters will be able to anticipate the results by midnight, but in Kansas the chances are. if the vote is close, that several days will pass before the results are known. Scratched ballots will delay the count and prolong the acony. The Resistor is arranging with some official at each of the voting precincts in the county to send in an early report of how tho tally stands and a final rejiort of the count. In this jway it is hojied to be able to announce the eonniy vo'e early the day aftpr the e !rc -tinn and careful co-operation of all wlio are to make rejjorts is urged. .lust what arrangements the Register will be able to make for displaying tlie election news to the public has noi l)oen decided but some method will be ussed. ROBBERS AT YATES GENTER? 2« FIVE DIED HEROIG DEATHS lURXEY'S FATE IS AT STAKE GE.XERAL EMJAtJEMEXT. TODAY MAY HE DECISIVE. Definite Xews Is Larklne Save That the Clash Has Come Between Allies and Tnrks. so — Washington Is Anxious. Washington. Oct. 30.—Deep interest was manifested today throughout the capital In the condition of Vice President Sherman at l.'tlca. The ab.sence of the |>residing officer will give the Senate no new problem to solve In case Mr. Sherman is unable to attend the opening of Congress. The bitter fight over the election of a president pro tern ended last session in an agreement to have Senator Gallinger. New Hampshire. Re- publlc.in, and Senator Bacon. Georgia. Democrat, alternate in the chair. Just before congress adjourned. Senator Bacon was chosen to serve as president pro tern until December 16 and the understanding is that the rotation with Senator Gallinger will continue ind"finitely. TWO WERE HURT IN ill RIOT Pasha, tho Turkish commander-in- chief, saying: "Tho iwsition is favorable to the Turks." London. Oct. 30.—The Bulgarian army was defeated by the Turks at Visa. Reniil and Serai yesterday. The Turkish loss totaled eight liundrcd. NO TRACE OF THE SUSPEGTS THE t 0\WAVS ESCAPED THE POLICE SEARCH TODAY. !>ist in Cuptnrinir Them and Siihiug Murder Mystery. Constantinople, Turkey. Oct, Throe hundred Turkisli officers and men were executed in connection with the panic among the Turkish troops at tho taking of Kirk-Kalissch by the Bulgarians. The troops dispersed, abandiming in their flight, guns, rifles and animuni-: tion. Mahnioud Muktur Pasha trie:! : to stem the panic by his shootin;r men. Hilmi Pasha r <>fuse (l to join the re- j treat and some of his troops refused i to stay with him He shot a number of these,with liis revolver. After that, by cooIne .=s and energy, he Kucree «Ied • in retiring with the cn-ater part of his di%Ision. l»n<!nn. Oct. 29.—The long awaited battle which will decide tho fate'of i Whole Country Beini; A.sked to As Turkey is now being fought. The'} army under Xa/.iih I'asha, minister of! war, and command«r-in-cliief. Is-en- ; gaged, and, according to Constantin- • <iplc official dispatches, the operations , , i^y ,|,^ .\s -iii .i;iicd l *ri -s .<i) are favorable to the Ottomans. I chFc .ii;.!', Oct. :;n.—Alfhough the poll Is Turkeys last chance to re- lip,, ]«.,,?;, sharp lookout for Charles j trieve an almost hopeles,> campaign, D . Conwav and his wife, wanted In : Xazlni Pa.sha is fighting with his back I connection with the murder of Sophia to the ivall: his communications havojt; Sinprr. of RaUlmore. yesterday, no the couple was found. Xelth Follonlni; a Siirlal Sessluii, Odd Fe|. lows Pnsented Him With Rim;. Following .H social session of the Odd Fellows in tlicir lod>ii' room lust iitght. Judge J. H. Smith, for uuiuy years a members ot the order, was presented wiili ,1 solid gold ring bear. Ing the emblem of tlie I. O <). F. ." There wjis no especial m-ciision for the'g:ti. It wu» not ilie Judcc 's btrili day, wedding auni \<Tsur.\ nor his long membcrshtp in tlie orsaniration. •We simply 1,)^ llie Judge in such • high esteem that we fill it .« propel time to present him with some token of acknowledgenii -iit." an Odd Fi 'lloxv taid thi? afternoon. It was a complete surprise to tlie Judge who cherishes Uie gift so that be holds to it enderly when exhibiting it and expressing his gratefulness to his friends. John P. Kelle<'. who has been ill - with appendicitis for some time and who was taken to St. John's hospital to tindergo an rfporatjpn, returned to . his apartments in lola this afternoon. He redovered. fortunately without the aid of the snrgeon.'s kn<fe He oper- ' at«fs a confectionary car on north .Winm »>«ton ftTeftttei, SusiMi-ted rhut Burglars Intended to .M ike a Haul There Last Monday Ma:ht, If Is .Said. - .-Vciordlng to a story related here yesterday by a man from Vates Center, there is reason to suspect that che county seat to the west had been chosen for staging some manner of lawlessness on Monday night. The istory runs that tiie night engineer at the electric liglit plant was seized, bound and gagged and the electric lights turned off in the city. The resulting darkness caused some commotion, and a ielatl\e of the engineer hurried to the plant to see what was wrong and, ii is suppo -^ed, frightened away th? man or men who were planning burg- la ries or a liank robbery. A man ran into tlie water ixmd at the power liDUse In tlie excitement, but whether he was I he rescuing relative or the fleeing \illaln is not kuown. ^pyhow, (he plant wits started up again, the lights came (m and no robberies were committed Policeman Shot and Deteetlre Sfalil»fd at Little Falls Y., Iiy Crow^ of Mill Strikers. I APT. U. M. DEWEY DEAD. Chil War Velemn and Founder of the Chauute Tribnue. CI)..niMe. K.is., Oct. 2?.—Capt. G. .M Dowoy.ifounder of the Chanute Daily Tribune and a member of the Cnlon secret s.«rvice in the Civil War, died here at the age of 75 years. Ho was born in Kngland, his parents moving to vhisicountry when he was seven years old and settling In Virginia. Hevbegan newspaper work on the New York Tribune under Horace Greeley, quitting "after five years to enlist for the war. He came to Kansas in 1S66 locating at Fort Scott and moving to this vicinity in l$69. He farmed-for 20 years, then moved to Chanute and engaged In the newspa]:>er business from which he retired in .1909.. ilty the Associ.itM Pro.".*) Uttle Falls, X. Y., Oct. 30.—Michael Ha'ey. a policeman, was shot and Detective John Kennedy, f)f Albany, was stabbed today during a riot in front of the Phoenix mills. The trouble started when Police Chief Long attempted, to break up mai!sed picketing at the mill entrance. He had an altercation with one of the strikers. A crowd soon gathered and special policemen surrounded him and their- clubs were soon flying in all directions. Women strikers were in front of the pickcu. Kennedy was stabbed from behind and he says a woman used the knife on him. Michael Haley was shot as he went through the crowd. The (lolice claim they have the man who fired tlie shot. Tlie loaders have been arrested. .Neither of tlie injufed men is fatally hurt. CM LE SAM FLEW FARTHEST. llallouti Flew from Herlia Miles \urthi -Hst of Mosrow. iU\ tin- ,\!<NO<-l «(,-U rresjii Berlin. Oct. 30.—The American balloon. "Cncle Sam." piloted by H. K. Honeywell, in the Gordon Bennet cup I ace. Innd<xi lust evening at Zapad- iiaya. on the Dvina River. Russia, ftvf liundrod miles northeast of Moscow, beating the record established by the French ballooti "Picardle." The French balloon "Bearn " piloted by G. Blanbhet. landed at Lublin. Russia, and its aeronaut was arrested by the police. WARSHIPS TO SAN DOMIXtiO. \nlives Are Fl^btfnf and Endanrer Life and Property. (By the.Associated Preset Washington, Oct. 30.— The increasing disorder in San Domingo and desperate street fighting in the ouukiru of Puerto Plata, jtopardlzing American lives and property, caused the Xavy Department today to order ttie Immediate dispatch of two waiship* W P9ml4lWi 3r»teri, l>een cut and it is impossible for hitu to set fresh supplies or reinforce- j nients. The Greeks also are niarcliin,:r. »itii victories to their credit .toward Sa- loniki. where a feeling "f extreni-> anxieli' is said to prevail and provi.-- ions are running short. The fact that no apparent effort is being made •<, steni the Greek advance to Saloniki is held to indicate that file Imlk of Tiir- kev's army there has been tran.-fer- red to Thrace. Terrible d<'tails a-r" reaching, Bci- • I»ndon. Knir, Oct. V.'<. —.\ big battle.; grade, according to the Standard'.-^ cor- perhaps the dei-isivc one of the war. Is r'-spondent there ,of the refre.Tt f>f the proceeding somewhere to tlie east of i Tiirk'= froni Kumanova. T.'iey tried m the line from ('our ^ianiinople to Adri- >tii|i the .Servian advance by niakin-.; anople, bbtween the Turks and Biil- bre;islwork.s of rfe.iij bodic^ Six tliou- garians. and heavy fichting is aLso .-and <-orp .ses were found on the road taking place around .\>lrianopIe. Be- • from Kumanova 1o I'skup and si\ yond the fact that the cl.-u«li came, how • truck loads of petroleum had to b'- ever, the general sTaffs of tho Turkish brought from the rear for the purpose and Bulgarian armies are keeping the; of biirnins the dead outside world ignorant as to how • things are goinir witli them. Xo news The hi^h school Bible class wil! has come thrniigli from the scene <if .meet a! she Y. M. ('. .\. tomorrow noon, action, except a ilispatch fro.m .Naziin : The le.-.>-.n will he led by (Jrant BiUbe. SIERS OF mi PEN V GAVE LIVES TO SAVE CHILDBEX IS TEXAS ORPHAXAGE. MOTHER SfPERIOR RETURXED TO RESCUE OXE CHILD. Eighty-fhe of the S" Orphans Were Removed in .Safety. But Fhe Sisters Were Killed. trace <>!" iT did any dew develop from the hun- dreiis of circular.-; sent to towns and cities ihrouiihom the country bearing de.-icripti .in of the pair as well as a picture of !!:e woman. .V close watch was kept on the five cent theatres, the lidic- iiaring obtained information tliat Conway and "his wife had sought eTiployiuent at several of these places. They karneil, too. that Conway had tierfortued as a clown with different circuses and the leading owners of .-l -fiws were wired to assist in the r e.Trefl. 1 1 i.- ii.>- theory of the police that .Mi-s .'^iii'-'-r met her death between !'..:i> ai ;d !•> '.'clock. .A druggist near \.':eri. si.e lived said a woman came in ih' ?tore and wrote several postal <ards and that she. left at 9:30. William U Worthen.the fiance, will be cpie .-tioned further by the iwlice. Jo .'in Pruitt. who has been working in Kansiis Ci'y, has returned to lola and ac ejted a i><»,<ition with the Camp •l:ell fudertaking Company. >r.y the .Xs.soci.itetl IVe-!-'> San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 30.—Five Sisters of Charity sacrificed their lives in an attempt to save S7 children in a fire which destroyed the St John's Orphanage here today. They succeeded in. rescuirig all but two of the children before they were trapped by the flames. Another Sister was burned so seriously that she cannot survive. Two Sisters escaped. The origin of the fire is unknown. Eighty-seven orphan children, ranging in age from two to twelve, and • nine nuns were in the building when the flames broke out Marshalling their charges to hurry them to safety, the Sisters of Charity remained in the blazing orphanage until the building; began to crumble and fall. The Mother Superior, Mary of The Cross, returned to the burning dormitory when she heard the cry of an overlooked child. A few moments later she appeared at a window wit,h the babe in her arms. Fire Chief Wright attempted to save her but failed. A ladoer' was placed against the unsteady wall and the chief scaled it, but before he .reached her the Mother Superior with the child, fell back into the f^mes. The three nuns who escaped helped in taking the children from the fire and they were marching them across the yard when the walls began to fall. The dead are: ' Mother Marj- of the Cross. Mother Superior of the Orphanage.' She ^was .Mary Rositor, a native of Wexford. Ireland. . Mother Francis Pasteur, a native of France; . Sister Peter Clayer Stevln. a teacher in San Fernando school, -m • native of Dublin. Ireland. Sister Lcacadia Nolan, a'teacher in San Fernando school, and a native of Dublin. Ireland. Sister .Monica Montez. a native of Mexico. Sister Mary Kostka Farrel leaped from the fourth floor to a life net. She lost her balance and her back struck a railing at the second story. Her back was broken and she later died. Charles Mathlow. an orphan aged three, died as a result of bums. Tho injured: Miss A. Detemple. an employe and a native of Germany, and .Miss E .Standish, an employe. •SLDHUNOPLB, fiURROTODED BY BXJLGAHS, ¥A(JlHa STARVATION; RS^ONBY TUBKBTO.PREVENT ADYANOE ON CONBTAJmNOTLE? laaln atrMtef *art«nopia» .\drianople. now surrounded by the Bulgarian troops and on the verge of starvation, is the principal city of European Turkey, and is relied on by The modern Adrianople is a .-cat-' The fortirications are very strong, tered. iincared for city, which ha.s lost They are composed of forty modern all of its former splendorr, although forts in a semi-circle running around - some of its forty mosques are fine the northern art from east to west, the Turks to prevent a hostile army j examples of architecture. .with minor, forts between. The south approaching Constantinople. In 130.^ Its people number about SOO.OOO, of is the weakest spot, being guarded the Hungarians sent a great army which half are Turks, and the rest practically on by the river, but there against it and won a victory oVer the Armenians, Israelites and Greeks ex-, are numerous treacherous marshes on Emperor Baldwin. ' cept a few Catbolica and Protestants. • that side. THAT KIMXEL CLAIMA5T. Lost a Week, He Betnms, Bat Mrs. Kiromel Denies Him. (By tho As.soclated Preasl St. Ijiuis. Oct. 30.—The claimant in the Kimmel case, who has been hnnted' for a week by deputy sheriffs and detectives, walked into the. court room during the trial of the insurance snitig today and was taken Into custody^• an attachment issued a week ago. l£rs.>) Kimmel again denied that he Is her son. T. R. SCEXTS MORE -THEFTS." Colonel Has Hired Sleuths to Guard Xew York Eleetlon. 'By the .\s.soci»ito <l Vresa) Oyster Bay. X. Y.,' Oct. 30.—Colonel i Roosevelt has announced that he has ' retained William Travers Jerome and I>etective William J. Bums to look : out for frauds at the polling places in .Vew York state on election day. CROWX PRIXCE IXJrRLD. (iprmany*s Heir Hurt When Hb Hunt, inir Mount FelL • l!y the Asaix-lHteil HresM* Vienna. Oct. 30—The German Crown Prince. Frederick William, was injured yesterday In a drag hunt. He . was In company with the Crow« Princess Cecllie when his horse fell. .He is confined to his residence. .VNEED OX «SU.UUa KOXD. Slayer of Al R«yrp Allowed'Liberty I'lidrr Hra«y BatL i |t> lh«< .\KSu<-latr<l I'TO.'WW Austin. Texan. Oct. ;»o—J. Be«l SnetHl, slayer of .\l Boyce. Jr. at Amarillo. Texa.s was today granted ball by the Court of Criminal Api>«al», under $-.'".0(>0 bond. .SOCI.ILIST CAMPAUJ.\ FIXD. Collrrted ^ti^ISi and Disbursed Only - #2»,M8 This Year. I By the .V.tsnclated Prtiw> Washington. Oct. 30.— The National Committee of the Socialist Party collected $42,735.48, and its expenditures were f2§;048.28. GeorgeiG. Fox, of LaHarpe. returned home' from a brief boainess visit through Oklahoma this afternoon. Mrs. b. C West, ot lawrepce, who has been here visiting friends, returned home this morning. Mrs. C. A. Carlton, of Springfield. Mo., who has been lierb 'viaiUas friends, .reti|t5e4 tUa aft^ri^m..

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