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   Washington Post, The (Newspaper) - November 5, 1914, Washington, District Of Columbia                               POST WANT ADS ARE FREE If your ad if of a personal nature you can use Post Want Ads free of charge. Temperature Yesterday: Mar, 79 Min., 47 TODAY NO. WASHINGTON: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1914.-FOURTEEN PAGES. TWO CENTS. FORTE'S ENVOYS QUIT ENTENTE NATIONS AND SERVIA; TURKISH TOWNS SHELLED; GERMANS ACTIVE IN NORTH SEA; ALLIES GAIN GROUND; TEUTONS FLEE RUSSIANS RUSSIANS VICTORIOUS IN ASIA MINOR; ENGLAND ALARMED BY NAVAL RAID; ALLIES READY FOR BLOW AT YPRES at Front Watches Preparations for New Battle As Anglo-French Army Is Reinforced. BRITISH CRUISER SHELLS ARABIAN RED SEA TOWN Five Russian Warships and 19 Transports Reported Sunk by Fleet Still Bom- barding1 Dardanelles Forts. London, N'in. has now definitely broken off diplomatic relations with Great Britain, France, Russia, and Servia. Her diplomatic repre- sentatives in the capitals of these countries, acting on orders from porte. today demanded and re- ceived thr-ir passports. Some of them already have left their while the others will depart tomor- Although no statement to this effect has been givi-Ti out, it is understood that Turkey's apology for the a'-tions of her fleet in bombarding' Russian Black SIM ports and Russian ships proved unac- ceptable to the powers of the triple entente, in that Turkey not prepared to accede to the demand that the (li-mitm officers in her service be dismissed and the ship-? purchased from Germany dismantled. Bulgaria Prepares for War. The v. hn-h the Ottoman ernuip'it thas 'lofifd are already taking warlike ai-tiou Turkey. The Bnt.sh lirLVe od Kort Akabaha. in :hr- K-iasi.trs have invaded Asia. M nor anil a.n Anglo-French fleet Is bor-ituirrliriLC the forts of the Darda- nelles Now that T irkey has aligned her- self flmonK" the r.ations at war. specu- lation (s rife ,is to the other Balkan ;IOWFTS !11 Greece Is said tcp be p r. to t ike sides with the allies, wiiL't- Bulgaria ha3 given as- of ht-r neutrality. Bulgaria, however !s 'Tiot'i! izinjr. for, as a Bul- garian said, "with Turke5- In the area of r h p -war Bulgaria must be prepared far eventualities" It was officially tonight that tho Bn-'sh cruiser Minerva has bomtiar-lfl the Arabian town of Died- dah (Jldd.ih on the Red Sea. Russians Defeat Turkish Guards. An official c-cmm-jn ication from the staff of the Russian army In Can- i POSITIONS ON THE YSER ABANDONED BY GERMANS Allies Advance Near Dixmude and Gain Ground in Region of Vailly and Cha- Men on D-5 Lost. GERMANS RETREAT ON PRUSSIAN LINE London, Xov. appearance of four German battleships and four cruisers within 10 miles of the northeast coast of England on Tuesday is causing most of the discussion in this country today. The daring dash of the German squadron indi- cates that the prolonged inactivity of the larger units of the German fleet has been broken, but much satisfaction is expressed that the cruiser Halcyon, by the clever seamanship of her commander, es- caped from a tight corner practically uninjured. There is a disposition among naval men to be- lieve that no serious raid was intended, but that the Germans hoped to induce British warships to follow them, and, by laying mines as they retired, to eaten some of the bigger ships, as they did the sub- marine D-5. Fire on Halcyon Fifteen The fact thivt the tJermaJK, tltf nilnsa seems to Indicate to the naval ex- here that ships engaged in this work ojd ones. These experts argue that Germany would not take such risks with new vessels. As if to prove their contention, the experts say that the flr- Russians Throw Left Wing Back Toward Biala and Lyck. of towns. The text o lows. "Our troop1- of Turkey Turkish a'lv Petrograd, NOT. follow- ing official communication from Russian general staff head- quarters was given out here to- night "A sudden change has been noted since November 3 on the ian troopi have crossed East Prussian front, where the en- emy, which recently has been on the defensive almost everywhere, the communication foi- j has begun to fall back at certain out In today, given Bays that R j the frontier, driving back the the frontier ivintr driven hack the gu irds they took possession laments, of the towns of Xiiine. K.tiakMis Zee, Pas- smka, Akhrv, Fout.tkti, Kherouru Mys- soun. and z.i p "The Turk.ih rp.treated after suPPf-..'! their ilea 1 The liit'DTmr r> I points. j ''This retreat is precipitate on the left wing of the enemy, which was vigorously thrown back to- ward Biala and Lyck. Our troops took Bakalarjevo, capturing a I large quantity of arms and am- arid abandoned munition and making prisoners of are tn Asiatic a German company. i south of the t.nsi Turkey from the 'MO from the k S.-n 1-1 .1 so'iH-" iai crly direction bound. to SciU Shelling Dardanelles Forts. .V Te! the 1" irr. Decisive Victory Over Austrians. I "On the left bank of the Vistula the I Germans continue their precipitate retreat I toward the frontier. Their rear gruards have bevn dislodged from Kolo and Praedburz. On the morning of Xovember miki says th.it 3 we drove sack tne Austrians toward by j Kieice, which place our troops occupied, nat. t-plv from the no damage, the tre of the is th.it the outcome i anxi- n. coast. shots were the Brlt- x prominent part Ttie of the en- except that a T STu'Xe on shore indi- cated that nf t.'ie shells must have found the'r Moigenthau Acting for Servia. A dtsp.i' h Constantinople, by of says that the Servian Mtn- ,-ster left M-e (ittornan capital this morning, after Servian inter- ests ;o the Arisen, i-i AmbassadAr, Hen- Morsenth.i u The ,iuf liorit tes, according to the disp.ift h frur'i hate begun to SC.ZP the shipping off CONTINIEC SECOND PAGE, ontinues must making 600 prisoners and taJUng machine WEBS IN MEXICO Carranza and Gutierrez Set Up Their Capitals. CHIEFS LINE UP FOR FRAY Several Notable Leaders Refuse to Join New President. Carranza Moves His Capital From Mex- ico City to Puebla and Gutierrez Re- mains vat Aguascalientes, Where Con- vention Chief's Troops Nu- merically Greater, but Villa's Are Bet- ter Trained and More Efficient. El Paso, Tex., Nov. with two executives, had two capitals today. Neither of them was Mexico City. Gen. Camtnza, who for several days has been at Puebla, between Mexico City and Vera Cruz, today ordered his cabinet ministers, with the archives of the gov- ernment, to proceed there. The other capital is at Aguascalientes, scene of 'the recent conference of revolu- tionary chiefs. Gen. Eulallo Gutierrez, elected by the convention as provisional president, officiated at that city. With the admitted split between Car- ranza and Villa there came today the tak- ing of sides by the various chieftains. Claims Several Leaders. The Carranza general consulate here to- night announced that several of the most Important leaders had Joined the Car- ranza side, among them Gen. Alvaro Obregon, commander of the -western mili- tary zone, who has acted as a neutral in the Carranza-Villa difficulty; Gen. Lucio Blanco, cavalry commander of division a.nd formerly chief of eastern rona, and Gen. Antonio Villoreal, who president of convention. Villareil and BTfcttco Urtt today for Moxico City. Oen. Pablo GOJI- ealee, commander of the eastern military zone, previously had acknowledged his loyalty to Carranra. According to troops commanded by Ing at the British cruiser Halcyon, which! these lpaaers' Carranza Is stronger than villa- Villa, however, a much better organized army and superior equipment. The west coast country, with the excep- tion of Sonora, now dominated by May- BOTH SIDES SAY IT IS VICTORY Republicans and Democrats Are Pleased Over Election. PRESIDENT TO BE GROOMED His Advisers Will Begin Soon to Prepare for 1916 Race. G. 0. P.' MEN CONFIDENT resulted in sllgrht damage to that vessel, showed U'.at tha were not arm- ed with modern gruns. The firing at the British cruiser Halcyon lasted fifteen minutes. Two British submarines. In ad- 1 torena a Villa adherent, has joined Car- ranza, his agents declared. "Will Fight Until San Antonio, Tex., Nov. ail the chiefs of the constitutionalist army aban- dition to the D-5, which sunk, pur- sued the Germans. The admiralty announces that one offi- cer and 30 men on the D-5 were lost. It Is ascumed that ample preparations nave been made by the British admiralty to meet any future raii. As it was, troops don me I will abandon my native land, but If, on the other hand, any part of them sustain and uphold me, we will fight at Yarmouth, with rifles and ball car- until death." These are the defiant tridg-es, were stationed along the roads leading from the shore to the town ready for the remote contingency of any Qer- mans secUntf foot on English soil. Germans Give Up Positions. The official reports of the fighting on land as issued today only ad- vances at various points and repulses of enemy attacks at others. There IB in guns. On the sfeme day we won a de- i-islve victory over the Auatrians along thp whole fror.t from Kieice to Sandomir. The enemy fell back with all speed. Our troops took Sandomlr. which Is an im- portant strategical point. Prisoners Captured. "In the resrion south of: Kieice dunngl the past -week we have made prisoners of 200 officers and soldiers and have taken a large number of cannon as well as machine suns. During the night of November 3 the Austrians made a series of attacks which were fiery but futile, they retreated. Our troops took a firm footing' In the region of Nlsko and Rudmk. "There is nothing to report from the rest of the front. "The Turkish fleet Is concentrated In the Black Sea with a base in Bos- phorus. Apparently they are trying to avoid a fight with our forces." Paris. official announcement from the French war office on the situa- CONTI.VUED ON THIKD fact, no great change in -the situation, ac- to these reports. It is definitely announced that the Germans have given up their positions along the Yser, having been driven out there by the flooded coun- try and the gunfire of the allied troops and warshJps. The Germans, however, have kept up their attacks on the allies' linea around Ypres, where the British troops are fighting. Although there ia evidence that the new main effort of Emperor William's forces to break through at this point has not yet real- ly commenced, the Germans continue to bring up reinforcements, and under the eyes of the emperor are preparing to make another big attempt to get through to the coast. Allies Strongly Reinforced. From the coast to Lille, a. compara- tively short battle line, the Germans have eleven army corps, roughly half a million men. That the allies have been throwing fresh forces Into Belgium is indicated in today's official account from the Britfeh front, which speaks of both forces from home and Indian troops in that area of hostilities, and adds: "Reinforcements of every description have been sent to meet the threatened attack." Allies Make Considerable Progress. Paris, Nov. gains and losses each side marked the great struggle between the allies and the Germans along the extended battle front in France and Belgium Wednes- day, according to officers who have returned here from the fighting zone. The French and English troops, these officers say. made considerable prog- ress In the neighborhood of DIxmude and On the other hand the Ger- COVT1NUED ON SECOND PACK. to Frederick, Antletem and and Sunday, November 8. Leave Wash- ington 3 a. in.. Baltimore and which Gen. Carr.tnza is cred- ited in a statement given out at the Mexican consulate here, after the receipt of a telegram from Puebla late today. The statement Bald Gen. Carranza had Issued the following relative to the action of the delegates at Aguascallentes: Fell Into Trap, He Says. "These valiant generals have made ef- fective a resignation that has never been presented or forwarded by me, and which I have never presented, and they have even gone so far as to appoint a presi- dent. And by this last act they have fallen into a trap prepared for them by some of the Madero congressmen." 17 WAHSHIPS REPOBTED SUNK. Naval Battle in North Sea Between Brit- ish and Germans Rumored. Special to The Washington Post, Ottawa, Nov. is reported tonight that a great battle has been fought in the North Sea be- tween the British and German fleets, and that seventeen ships have sunk. No confirmation can be obtained from government officials here. Politicians of all parties busied themselves yesterday explaining how and why the unexpected de- velopments of Tuesday came about. The singular thing about the polit- ical situation is that Democrats from the President down claim the result as a "Democratic while Republicans, delighted over the wedge they have driven into the solid ranks of their enemy, forecast their utter rout in 1916. Both sides appear to be satisfied, and plans will now be laid by the Democrats to reeleet the President two years hence, and by the Re- publicans to prove to the country that he is not unbeatable; that rather, he is responsible through his policies forced upon the Con- gress, for the imrest that found in the votes of protest Tues- day last. Success Unexpected. In the jTUuernatorfa] elections the Re- publicans BHptured States that had been conceded to their ouponents. This was notable in New York and Ohio. In Cali- fornia, however, the latest returns indi- cate the election of former Gov. Hiram Johnson, one of the radical Progressives at the country. Democrats elected their governors in thirteen States, and Repub- licans In'seventeen. At Odds Over House Majority. The Democratic control of the Senate is Increased from a majority of ten to twelve, although two doubtful districts depending upon the final count may chansre this slightly. The Democratic majority of 145 in the House has been reduced to 37 over the Republicans, ac- cording- to the claims of. Tom Pence, in charge of Democratic headquarters, last night. This majority In the next House is fixed at 23 by the presa asso- ciations and runs down to lesa than fif- teen by a number of independent polit- ical experts. But, -whatever may be the exact figures, the Democrats -will continue to control Congress through- out the remainder of this administra- tion, and will be responsible to the people for all legislation that may be enacted. Extra Session Unnecessary. The results of Tuesday will make the assembling of Congress !n extra ses- sion before December unnecessary. This was to have been done In order to put through legislation to carry out policies the President had not yet been able to crystallize into statutes. It will be interesting to watch. Republican leaders observed yesterday, whether the President will be as powerful now that the elections are over as he has been during the past 21 months of hia administration. There will be more Independence of thought and action in the coming session and in the next Congress. A smaller ma- jority Inevitably results in better and more considered legislation. There wilt j not be a large roll of absentees, and the public business, instead of a mad scram- CONTINUED ON FIFTH PAGE. ELECTION ANALYSIS SENATORS ELECTED Democrats 18 Republicans 13 Doubtful 3 GOVERNORS ELECTED Democrats Republicans....................... Progressives 15 1 Total............................. 31 REPRESENTATIVES ELECTED Democrats 22? Republicans........................... 198 Progressives........................... Racialist 1 Total 43 INCREASE SENATE MAJORITY Total membership of House.............. Republican gain in House............... Total membership of Senate.............. 96 Democratic gain in Senate.............. 2 Democratic majority in House reduced. 126 DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY ONLY 19 Democratic majority in next House....... 19 Democratic majority in next Senate...... 12 GREAT C1P. VOTE WORKERS'REBUKE New Yorfc Ballot Taken to Re- flect View of Employed, FAITH IN DEMOCRACY LOST All Industrial Centers Record Amazing Republican Vote. TALK OF BURTON FOR 1916 CLEAN SWEEP IN OHIO Senator, Governor, and State Ticket AH Republican WIN 13 SEATS IN COHGBESS Whitman and Willis Eyed for 1916, Against President, by Leaders Special to The Washington POBV. New York, Nov. Washington dispatch to the New York Tribune says: Republican leaders here already have their eyes on Gov.-elect Whitman as the presidential nominee of 1916. If Whitman succeeds In the governorship as well as he did as district attorney of New York, there are many Republicans here who believe the Inevitable tickets two years hence will be the President and Whitman. In the National Capitol the political Hattatee. wltfc Xotable CMt today, Columbia Theater. 25c to seer always aaks, "Who can carry New Whitman's sweep of the Empire State, followed by a good record as Its chief executive, will be a valuable asset in his favor when the Republican party meets in convention to name a standard bearer. The election of Representative Frank B. Willis as governor of Ohio also makes him a possible contender for the Republican nomination, assuming that his administration is successful. At present, ho-wever. Whitman has the call on public interest. for Voters to Help the Na- tional Administration Wide PtehiWtton, Special Tax and Woman Suffrage All Decisnrely last Figures Show. Special to Washington Post. Cincinnati, Nov. the small plurality conceded by Ohio Democrats In yesterday's election, the decisive manner in which the -verdict was recorded con- clusively shows that Ohloans have lost patience with Oov. James M. Col's poli- cies, with which he sought to maintain himself in the executive mansion at Co- lumbus. Buckeye State voters also dem- onstrated their aversion to the policies of the national administration, which throughout the campaign have been used as a keynote to all addresses delivered by Democratic campaign speakers and ad- herents. Gov. Cox's Plea Failed. Early In the campaign Gov. Cox sought to change the current of the contest by appealing for support for the national administration. The answer Is found in the overwhelming majority for Warren G. Harding for Senator, the comfortable margin of votes by which Frank B. Wil- lis attained the governorship, and Increased representation In the House of Representatives, which heretofore has stood 19 Democrats to 3 Republicans, and which now will show 13 Republicans to 9 Democrats. Next to this, probably the most signifi- cant feature, as shown on the face of complete returns, Is the return to the ranks of the Republicans of an element that a few years ago listened to the wild preachings of a now down-and-outer that was either nonsense or revolution Progressives Relegated to History. The Progressive element was so rele- gated to the background in yesterday's election that Progressivism In Ohio now is almost a matter of history. An Issue that was used quite suc- cessfully by the Republicans in their appeal to the voters in combating the champions of Gov. Cox and the nation- al administration, was the Imposition of a -war tax in times of peace. The psychological influence of the Republican victory already is apparent. Unofficial returns from practically every county in the State compiled j late tonight show the following- ma- jorities and pluralities: CONTINUED ON THIHD PAQK. WON ON SON Father of Senatar-EIectWads- worth Sure of Victory. TOOK ALL BETS HE COULD GET Special to The New York, Nov. striking deductions may be drawn from the election results of yester- day, hut paramounting all of them is the conspicuous fact that the people of this State voted to turn Dut the Democrats in the belief i hat the Republicans would be able to restore prosperity A firm conviction had taken hold of tens of thousands of men who voted for a change in 1912 that the industrial depression in this State was due to Democratic legislation at "Washington, and they are now impatiently waitintr for 1916 to vote the Republican ticket again to secure legislation which, in their opinion, will bring back business conditions which Begaa to Make With Democrats furnish employment, for countless Early ia the Campaign at Various men and womell who are now in Odds and Some at Kren j-. T c, greater or less distress from either It Is Said, Will Go to a Child Soon in Senator-Elect's Home. Complete or partial lack of work. Confidence in Democrats Lost. The way in which the industrial ren- ters oT Neiv Yoik supported the Re- publican candidates demonstrated ab- solutely that confidence. baa been lost in the ability of the Demo- crats to keep the wheels of buat- neea moving at the proper clip, an.! that faith has now been pinned to the Republicans because, when they were in control of the national government business, as a rule, was lively, and em- ployment almost universal. The returns tell more graphica-lly j than words what was In the of the Industrial population of this State when the ballots were cast jesterflay. The city of Rochester went nearly Republican, the largest majoritiy ever given in its history. Rochester la Oiie of the industrial cities of the State, and tile majority of men em- ployed in the mills and factories there are higrh-gra.de, skilled workmen The Special to WashtQjton Pofct. Blnghamton, N. Y., Kov. to reports among political leaders here, James Wadsworth, sr., a former mem- ber of Congress, won more than on the election, of his son, James W. Wads- j worth, Jr., who If to be United States senator from New York, to succeed Ellhu Root. TtLe greater part of this money waa wagered, it Is reliably reported, on I Monday and yesterday morning. How Wagers Were Placed. Early In the campaign the senior Mr. Wadswortb was approached by prominent Democrats in Buffalo, arul other western portions of the State, and placed consid- erable money on bis son at 10 to 8, it is said, taking all of the money that he could flnd. Later when it was Indicated thai Gerard appeared to have a good lead In the various canvasses which were be- IngT made, ha offerad to wagrer on his son's election, and In plac- ing part of it. Money Going to Grandchild. Following the final estimates which showed that the younger Mr. Wadsworth was gaining, he placed more than majority rolled up for the Re- publicans there waa prior to yes- terday. Buffalo Republican. Buffalo, another important industrial center, went Republican, where- as the most sanfruine Republican man- at even money, and on election day be-I agers did not expect more than came so confident that he, placed a consid- erable sum, on which estimates differ, at even money, that his son win by more than It is stated that the money won on the election, will be placed to the credit of Troy, and P.enssalaer county, in which it Is located, went Republican for the first time In their history has been one of the most Democratic strongholds In thr where Democrs .tin] the child which Is soon to c-ome into the r have had n preponderant household of Ihe young senator-pject. .'Mrerin'h. over ALIJED VICTORY IN FLANDERS. i.OtiO Report That Battle Is Over Causes Great Excitement in Paris. Special Table to The WashlnKton Post. Paris, Nov. reports are current in Paris that the >pittle of Flanders has terminated in favor of the allies. There is excitement I depression It is stated the Germans evacu- ihe discussion Ostend and have retired on j law uf KM3, a Hituatl here. ated Republicans, WIMII for Whitman and Such other induturial louna as cuse, Oawego, Seneca FaKs, 1-Jlmir.i. Au- burn, and a dozen OIIHTH whkh from bustncHs oppression, al.xtj j recorded their dissatisfaction by rejr.i- jdiatlnR Ihu Di-moc. ral ic and.dates Troubles Follow Tariff Changes. In all iities and tnwns business b i.i h '-nbuleil hu ness William ri.urc 'i nr-jian SHERMAN DEFEATS ROGER SULLIVAN IN ILLINOIS SENATORIAL RACE Imported Bock than ever. Panetela. Sweet More SatlB- Adv. Chicago, Nov. T. Sherman, j Republican, was reelected to the United States Senate over Roger C. Sullivan. Democrat, by an estimated plurality of or more, according to the returns to- night from Tuesday's election. Raymond Robins, Progressive, was a poor third. With only 300 smalt rural pre- cincts to hear from and an average plu- ralHy of 22 to the precinct for Sherman outside of Chicago, Sherman's down-State lead waa as against a plurality for J Sullivan In Cook county of Sherman's gain in down-State counties was steady. The missing precincts are well scattered. Nearly all the votes in the southern part of the State, normally Dem- ocratic, have been recorded The latest figures showed: Sherman, Sullivan, Robins, 1S3.831. Sherman's plurality with 212 precincts mi the Democratic Sf.it declared in .j. t-tan-ni. t noon tfat tin- is UK- part> Ht> ticularly (if NVw without saving t m ma> be as<   I'tilC. Baltimore A Ohio H. K. Pimlico races Baltimore Nov. 2 to 12. Trains "every hour on the hour" to den Station, Baltimore. Street care direct to Plmllco NEWSPAPER!   

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