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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - November 4, 1912, Oakland, California Exclusive Associated Press Service LAST Edition VOL. LXXVIII. Oaknnd vicinity: Fair tonight and light northwest wind OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 4, 1912. 20 PAGES NO. 7G. 4 n TURKISH SOLDIERS Supervisors Muliins, Murphy and Foss Lead Fight on Lawbreakers Petition of District Attorney Donahue is Upheld by the Board Designating an inquest held over remains of a suicide in Irvlngton recently as a "travestj on the and declaring that John Bauman, a saloon-keeper ot sola 'Jr y'o-tunatc on the morning of his death, Mrs Eml'ly M Mowry appeared before the board of supervisors todaj to protest against the renewal of Bauman s license The mat- ter Will be determined next week "The women of Washington townshif) 2iave taken a stand against such condi- tions as appear said Mie Mow-iy "We are not prohibitionists, but; we object to the disreputable manner Ih'whicK that saloon fs Pondiicted It resulted In a suicide The Inquest was a travesty on the law At the time people said 'Keep btjil, >ou liuit politics, and they tried to prove that a druggist had sold the liquor but the morning of his deatn Prefl Mowry told that he had obtained the liquor at Bauman's I see no reason why he should be given another chance as he has brok- en the law Boadhouses of a vicious character will no longer be tolerate In Alameda county, according to tiie stand taken by the board (Continued on Page 2, Col. 1) ELECTION IN Fair Voters Are an Unknown Quantity; May Turn the Tide of Battle Wilson Will Find His Fight South of Tehachipi, Say the Wise Ones SAN FRANCISCO. Nov the majority which Wilson was ex- pected to bring down to the Tehachapi be sufficient to overcome the strength Roosevelt and .Tnhnson were to" develop in the southland' That was the question on which politicians of all shades of belief predicted today their varying estimates, in the shadow of tomorrow's election. California women voting this year for the first time in a. presidential elec- tion were an unknowh quantity. The huge registration to Los Angeles coun- than iln gan Francisco -and Alameda counties combined, compris- ing all the bay held to In- n the south- ern than In the northern-counties were advantage of their new privileges. Betting waa 10 to 6 and in some cases 2 to 1 that Roosevelt and John- son, would carry the state, and even money on the city. RAIN IS PREDICTED. LOS ANGELES, Nov 4 tions for rain In Southern California tomorrow had no effect upon man- (Continued on Page 2, Col. 6) FIGHTING LEGION MAKES CONQUEST OF SANTA CLARA VALLEY jgp jjgjp jjgg> jgj> jgg jjg WIN MANY VOTES AGAINST THE CONSOLIDATION AMENDMENT BALKANS Attorney-General Refuses Passing on Sticker Question SACRAMENTO, Nov 4, Information received in the office of the Secre- tary of State today that the office of the attorney general would not pass on the question of w.iether or not stickers con- taining tre nancs of the Taft electors could be placed on the general election ballot tomoirow It has been held by the attorney general s office that tf Is la a moot question and one for the courts to decide Many inquiries have been pour- Ing to the Secretary of State's office foi information on the point It Is held that thP names may be written In If desired jnd will be counted bul till, law is against anytnlng which might be used as "identifying a ballot TRIBUNE ELECTION RETURNS THE TRIBUNE is prepared to excel all its past suc- cesses in flashing election returns next Tuesday evening. Through an "extraordinary order service" arranged by the Associated Press, THE TRIBUNE will receive the election reports of the nation over leased wires. THE TRIBUNE'S staff of trained experts will work all night on the Alameda county returns and will constitute the nucleus of the election bureau for the county. As fast as the news is received it will be transmitted to THE TRIBUNE election screen on Eleventh street, neat Broadway. The thousands of people who gather on Eleventh street tomorrow night will not only get the returns first and most accurately, but they will be treated to a pleasant sur- innovation in election returns. Be Tuesday night and see for yourself what the surprise is; it will well repay you. And remember that you will get the returns just as fast as they are received exclusively by THE TRIBUNE from the Associated Pram and compiled by THE TRIBUNE'S staff of experts. As soon as the polls done at 6 o'clock next Tuesday evening TRIBUNE messengers will appear at every polling place pre- pared to race to THE TRIBUNE election bureau with flret returns and later wHfc 'the completed account. THE TRIBUNE has MCitred frow Mr. Irving Jonas of the Hub pcrmlMiofi to the cmpadkms roof of his building on the night tf the election and the screen will therefore be vis- ible to anyone on Eleventh street, between Broadway and Washington. RmMnber that THE TRIBUNE to the ONLY paper to get the Associated wrvife which alone ran dpTwndpd upon in a cue tike this. THE TRIBUNE Is the only paper to get its local news direct from the polling places by its own messengers. Look at THE TRIBUNE'S election board Tues- day night as soon as it grwws dark and you will be satisfied with the service and delighted with the surprise this paper hai arranged for its patrons. Election retarns fimfahed by THE TRIBUNE win be read fmm the stages of the local theaters. Watch THE TRIBUNE bwiMing in Eighth street for Hghts announcing efeftfon results. Election of light- and Election of lights and rrckeU. Election of Wlhon KH lights and rockets. Oakland's Flying iegion that is today Making the Circuit of the bay in Campaign Against annexation, HAVE BEEN Alameda Youths Are Be- lieved to Have Lost Their Lives ALAMIJDA Is bellpvcd thnt tun Alameda vouths wre drowned off Bay Farm Island jcstpnlay by the cap- sizing of theh canvns canoe The two lire Wallace Rosenberg 19 years of age eon of Mr and Mrs Oav Rosenberg 1508 Alameda avenue and George Baker, who carlo to '.'imcda rfriih from San and wbp In emplovffl tho Rojal Type- wiitoi Company In Sin Francisco Baker la 22 5 ems of The two left vcstcrday morning nt 5 o'clock on a duck hunting tilp to Bay Tarm Inland They Pm- liarl-tcl at the fioutli fnrl of Sherman pticft In a homr-mailr- ranvis canoe, the property of Ronpnbprg This was tho list necn or heard of nosPnbPrg'B fithPr anrl "FinltPr's friends tlio Farm If land nnrt San hnv this h'it found ahcolutPh no trace of thp two liojn Thp father of Rosenbcig said this aftprnoon lint the absence of Bll rlows forced him to hpllpve that bin non and young Baker had hppn drownpd A hunting pout "in shotgun shells was found lyliidsay night at the old Varrow Ouagc Inttlnar ont In Snn bay This coat ban not vpt bepn IdPnti- flprl as the property of either or Baker HosPnbprg n formPr Alamrrta High School boy nnd was employed for two vrnrs in the Bark of British North America In San Franrluro He left the employment of thp hank a fpw months iigo has bPcn visiting; friends In AlamPfla OAKLANDEffS MAKE MOST OF THE LAST DAY OF FIGHT Peninsular Towns Which San Francisco Would Gobble Up Are Visited SAN JOSE, Nov. 4 "Fighting Legion" swept up through the Santa Clara valley today and en- tered the Garden City at noon with binds in front anJ thu coloia ail m.t for the defeat of the tonsolidation amendment Uniior the deluge of written arguments, verbal orntory, thousands of button? srd badges and the Irresistible impress of the Oakland spirit, San Jose early surrendered and sravo the keys of the city to the vis- itors All along the east side of the bay the special train that bore the cam- paigners was greeted with a cheering populace. The people of San Leandro, Milpitus and Warm Springs were all serenaded by the Oakland bancj and fod with "Vote No" literature. As soon as people learned the ob- ject of the visit thp Iriv-idprs wpre welcomed with open arms as cham- pions of the common good Headed by a band playing- "Wnltlng for the Robert E thp Oakland- 200 marchpd up North First street from the depot ard through the main section of the busl- ness district shouting tholr hattlecry: "How d'ye do, Joso, How d've do' Are you with us, As were with How d'ye do ban Jose. How d'ye do'" The Oaklnndors haa not bpcn In San JOSP more than flftiin mlnuti i before mrry one In the Garden Clt> I knew about It know whv the> worn there and took paint to show their appreciation of tho ARE WITH YOU." Cries of "'Rah for Oakland" and i rt KI U a vote ng.ilnst the amendment for thr slmplp ronson that she has ambitions of hor own In (Continued on Page 2, Col. 5) WEATHER U. S. Bureau Forecasts Conditions; West May Be Stormy. United Ciqar Company to Erect 13-Story Buildinq A lonB-tprm ot thp Dunn es- tate property at thP northWPdt oornpr of Fifteenth ntreet and San Pablo avpnuo has hpen closed as forecasted In THE TRIBUNE Ifljit wepk, by which the United Cigar compans, a wealthy NPW York corporation, obtains for flf- yt years the ground area. A thirteen- story store and office Htructure will be bv the cigar company at a cost of Thp total rental Burning Steamer Sinks; Crew Narrowlv Enctme Whon almost tompiotely destroyed by fire alongside tho uharf at the of Oakland mole the Southern Pacific Company s river ntpamer Her- ald at o clock this morning The ofliopra and C.TIV, barely time In wh'ch to escape from thp burning bpfore If went down the fames being rxtinfTiilshed ni'h hissing by the of the The .le- of tno bfit affordpfl a sppr. iml Pxrltprppnt fni the railroad on ITP during thp rro'n'ie OT i pai n' tb' 'raf In thpfr and flames hp- gnn pouring nut from the engine room Fortunately the of the burning timbers awakened one of the crew, who (rave In time to prevent any Ions of life The men on the vessel were able to with their lives, being forced to leaw their persona! effects The crew cut the guy folding the burning >o the wharf the fire from spreading to thp frPlght Just how thp startpd In known At cording to thp CTPW the flros hTd hPfn hanked is be that in sime manner the hent lent pd a pippe of Ml pnd in fimmnhlp material In turn transferred the hlnre fo the wooden The HeraM valtied nt .ind Is thought to fce iotdl for tho half ccnturv is Thla In declared bv real estate, men to bo per cent higher than any ground rental ever paid In Oakland Tho lepsee will use thp corner of Its npw building as a store Walter Reprt has prepared a design for a nteel frnmo building to erecfpil on tho property, constudion of which In to begin .Tanunry 1 Thp strn the neither bureau On Tuesday Indications arp that the weather will be generally fair through- out the east anrl south, the plains states nrul tin fm HoiithwiBl In Mon- tana Wextern Wyoming nnd Idaho thprc 1 will be rnln or Rain Is also proh- iMf In ishtnKton Orpgon nnfl pxtrpme I Northern California Temperature-i be nvMlfiatc for thp In praPtlcally all parts of the country nn Tuendaj I Leaves His Estate To Dead Sweetheart RAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4 TIrnry RlttPr who died last Junp, In this city, left a swppthpart In Hungary hp left therp fortv ypars ago IIo returned to marry her ypt he never for- got. H'- amountprl to only Sophia Glngold, woman In question He did not know mat had preceded him to the grave by two months This morning the will wss probated In Tudgp Graham's pourt and the facts were revealed The fitnto of California will re- peUe Miss CJInftoM s the balance to Mrs FVtnnle Rlum of this city Ottoman Empire's Plea for Aid of Powers Must Go Un- heeded, Say Officials War Will Go Onljntil Sultaif is Brought to His Knees by Allies LONDON, Nov. 4 The Turkish Ambassador here has been directed by the Ottoman government tu in- form Great Britain of TurkuVs will- ingness tn innjj trlislng about a suspension of hostilities with a view of arriving at a peace settle- ment. Teflk Pasha, immediately on receipt of the communication front Constantinople, went to the foreign office and conferred with Sir Edward Grey, the British foreign minister, tor two hours. The Balkan nations and Greece persistent in their determination that Turkey must arrange with them the terms of peace without ths intervention of the European powers. This attitude Is emphasized in a merit from official sources which savitl Ihe iurkish proposal of peace it I satisfactory insofar as It shows a sire to prevent further WIM; XOT LISTEN. regards foreign intervention, there seems no the Balkan states listening to any for- eign counsels while treating for arrangement of conditions of peace. These must bo settled between Balkan st.ttps and Turkey direct. "At this Mtapo it may beclared that the whole campaign uas pre-arranged and has so far bren carried out en- tirely In accordance with the program. For a considerable time an officer of the Greek military staff. Colonel Dousmnnls, was engaged at Sofia p-.'o- pnrlng the military details, while political program was largely. It entlreiy, the work of Premier Venl- zeles of Greece "It may be assumed that inasmuch as the details the campaign arranged the greatest care same procedure will be followed both at (he concluilon of hostilities and political considerations." AIUHSsTICE. Those powers thus far consulted have responded to Turkey's appeal for mediation by declaring they could make only proposals for peace and could not approach the Balkan with a request for an armistice. The war, therefore, must continue and the Turkish armies, which the porte at last admitted have been beaten. must keep on with tholr unequal struggle against the victorious, ktk vadors i The terms of pence themselves a matter entirely for the belligerent! to settle, Bulgaria, hailng again af- firmed that no Interference from outside will be tolerated. In this she hai the support of her allies who set- tled the present as well as the military anpect of the campaign before the war was undertaken. which were taking place among the powers when Turkey sprang the surprise of asking for mediation were not ovpr-sucCemtuU Thp mart" Frinrc, to (Continued on Page 2, Cols. 3-4) WANTED! nsrn limit wonuwi wvjo. tw i j election returns next day night. No telephoning. Appy at Editorial rooms any time before Tuesday 6 p.m. Oakland Rainfall Record: Sanborn Gauge Last 4 hours Season Last season .32 .1.91 .82 VOTE FOR APPOINTMENT OF REGISTRAR OF VOTERS Voters of this county are again amttonMl be sure and vote for the several amend- ments relating to the appointment of a reg- istrar of voters for this county. These amendments appear on the baStot at MM- bers 3, 4, and 5. Be sure and vole for tftcfc and all of these. This is a measure ft insure an honest vote by prtvtattag illegal registration.
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