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"WILSON GETS A RUNNING START
WITH THE 180 VOTES OF
"BIG FOUR" NOUS CONTROL
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States of Illinois, New York, Ohio
and IndiMw Will Decide Which
Way the Election Is to Oa
Sure of 70 Votes at Start.
(By United Press)
New York, No*. 6. ? Tomorrow ihe
?oters of the United States will say
who is to be tho next president of
this country They will dictate who
will compose the Senate and the
House of Representatives.
Viewing the situation today, both
?Ides claim a cock-sure victory. It
appears that tho people of New York,
Illinois, Ohio and Indiana hold the
bslanco of votes in their power. Both
Democrats and Republicans clftlm
this "Big Pour" of States. Their to
tal In the electoral college Is 118,
near 43 per cent of the 266 votes
necossary for a choice.
The strongest Republicans are
wiling to concede the solid 8outh
b:?*ck of 136 votes to President W?l- '
?on. This does not Include Mlssorsl
or Kentucky. These two states are
considered debatable by the Repub
In the race, therefore, Wilson has
a handicap of 136 votes at the start.
However, Hujrhes Is conceded the 70
votes of Maine, New Hampshire, Ver
mont, Rhode Ib!co<\ Pennsylvania
LOCAL BOY CH8
Jos. F. Tnyloe la in receipt of a
letter from Frank Maybee Alllgood,
a former Washington boy, stating
that ho has received his appointment
as chauffeur In Police Department,
District of Columbia, and will report
for duty Monday morning, Nov. 6th.
Maybee will be In position to give
bis Washington, N. C., friends a free
ride in the "Black Maria" when they
come to Washington City If they
don't behave themselves.
IN HONOR OF MISS MARSH
Miss Tankard Entertained Friday
Evening in Honor of Bride*
Miss Mary Tankard entertained
Friday evening In honor of Miss El
slo Marsh, who Is to wed W. C... Ol
son during the latter part of this
month. The home wss beautifully
decorated for the occasion with pot
ted plants and cut towers. There
wetofour tablos of csrds. Miss Marsh
was presented with a beautiful bou
quet of KJllarney roses. Refresh
ment* were served at tits conclusion
of the games. ^ Among those present
were Misses Elitfir lfarsh Kes
slngep Esther Kjpafo#. Sybil! a
Orrtfin, Latham Jonfc* "Evelyn Jones.
Elisabeth Carrow, ... Elisabeth Sim
mons. 7* oss Conley,' Louise Ntftt Vlf
ers, Mae Slourtt, Ellsa Branch. Bess
Swindell, Lilly DaVtf, CMfre Hodges
and Me?l*m?s fl D. Barton. ?. R.
Windley And rt. 12 Rplter.
SUBSCRIBE TO THE DAILY NEWS
All Beaufort County
Will Get the Returns
By Tomorrow Night
| Residents of ?very part of the
equity can get the election returns
at the earliest possible moment to
morrow night. The Daily Newt, with
| the Postal Telegraph Company, will
secure bulletins over a ?peel*i wire
at the ?ourt house. Everyone Is 1?
vlted to be preeent and enjoy the
There are, however, a large num
ber of people in the county irlU
not feel like coming to
spending half the night hereu These
can secure the returns by calling ?p
over telephone. D. W. Bell, the pro
gressive manager of the M*
phone office, la making arrang*iiB?at&'
today for the Installation of
phone In the court house. ReeYdents
of Aurora, Plnetown, Belhaven or
any other point In the county are
urged to take advantage of thU Mr
Tie*. ? Just Uk Central to fire you
*?(feurt House." As there will prob
ably be hniidreda who will use this
service, each one Is reqneale4 to
make his conversaUon ss brief at pos
Do not call the Dally K??? office
tomorrow night for Information,
as we will all be at the coart home,
helping to give the people the ser
w lUad another notice In today's pa
wt the special ''light flicker"
expense of the telegraph ser
Ip quite heavy and all those who
?re going to take advantage of this!
opportunity for getting early election 1
returns are requested to make their
contributions to Mr. Potts at thej
DEMOCRATS Mt CONFIDENT
THAT WOW WILL BE THEIS
(By United Prees)
Shadow Lawn, Nov. 6. ? The Pres
ident's "official family" today pre
dicted Mr. Wilson's re-election with
387 rotes In the electoral college. At
no other time during the campaign
has such unrestricted optimism been
Win or lose, the President returns
to Washington Saturday afternoon
for the winter, attending lbs Christ
ening of his granddaughter, baby
8&fre tomorrow night at Willlam
?ton. Mass. Surrounded by his Im
mediate family, he will receive the
returns over a private wire.
Upon returning to the capita], Mr.
Wilson will return to the capltol to
face the new aubmarine problems,
arlalng from the sinking of the Brit
ish steamer Marina and^he loss of
the American steamer, Dtnao.
TO THE DAILY NEWS
ARE COMING IN EAST
The U?t of subscriber* to the Dally
News la increasing steadily. Last
week there were 4 5 new names added
to the llat. . . These came from every
part JTthfl" co?nty. The Daily News
subsmiW?* .list haa been steadily
on th*4nepesae during the last few
months and It covers evory part or
Beaufort county thoroughly.
CUBA WANTS TO UMLOW
NORTH CMOUM MiR
Washington. Nov. t. ? Cuba Iri pe
tltlonlng the Supreme rourt for ^er
mlaslon to flle a complaint against
the state of North Carolina Involving
the alleged repudiation of the rail
road bond Issue, put out kg, that
state. Cuba owns some, of Vr tie**
| bonds. Two million dollars hangs In
Oooe to New York.
A. L. Bowers left yesterday morn
ing for New York on a business tri^.
COIOIIIf BOARDS MEET
I Tho boards of education and
county commissioners met for their
regular monthly sessions here today,
and will take up many Important
matters which will come before them
| at this meeting.
GERMANS COUNTER ON
THE WESTERN FRONT
(By United Press)
Paris, Not. 6. ? German counter
attacks which followed yesterday's
Important advances against the now
ly consolidated French positions be
tween the vast woods of St. Pierre
and the village Salliel were partially
successful In the woodlands of 8all
t llel, according to an official state?
ment At all other plates the enemy
The VeTdun front Is now relieved
of dangerous and salient bands north
x and northeast of 'the great fprtress
by smashing victories at Fort Vaux
and the village of Datnldup. The
French are now preparing further
advanoes against the Crowa Prlnoe.
,The British victories on the bank M
the Ancre made the German position
sat Grand Court uncertain.
I L WOOURB MET DEATH
WHEN MULE RAM AWAY ON
WATER SMI IK P. H.
Raddla Louts Woolard. wd 40,
??>< raatdlnr Mr l?o*??r 1Mb. was
Inatantlj kUlad thtm artarnoon on
Walar atraat, near Market, srhad tha
mola ha wa> driving startad running
???T and ha mad* aa attampt to
aprlSf from I ha iramy. Aa ha vaa
'Tint to Jnnlp to tfco Kroaod. Wool
*rd'1 '?M b?M aaaskt la oca at
tha vhaali. Ha iraa drawl down,
harlad around and Ma haad waa
crushed agalnat the pavement with
sickening force. Blood spattered to!
t*ll sides. ?
I A Crowd immediately gathered.
h$e man lived only m few mlautee.
Tbe body was taken to Odea's un
dertaking establishment. \
| Wfjolard is weU, known through
?nt the const y. . Us own# a farm at
?Bearer Dam. .
\ A child who was riding fit* Woqi
(ard In the vehicle eeeaped uninjured.
r i' ft
REPORTED THAT V-O t?EOPl?
ARK PLANNING TO PW CP A
URGE PLANT HP
It is Believed, However, T%at thr
Plant Wni Re mt vp n? the!
Preeent FertUter Plant Below:
Washington Park. '* I
That a large (ertUU^H factory
would be erected at Washington in
the near future, was the information
obtained by a representative of the
Dally News today but la without con
The plant is likely to be frected by
Virginia-Carolina Chemical Company
Two aites are being considered, one
on the Norfolk Southern anjd the oth
er on the Atlantic Coast Un?. The
Norfolk Southern site is near that of
the present fertiliser plant below
Washington Park. It Is believed that
this will be the site selected, al
though this has not.yet been definite
YOUR IMS Will
TELL YOU WIS
Dally News Inaugurate* Unique
Method for Telling Citizens Trend
of National Vote,
If yon don't care to go odt tomor
row night to get the election returns
you can sit peacefully by the side of
your fire and learn at your leisure
how the national vote was cast. You
don't havo to move out of your chair,
H. B. Charles, superintendent of
the electric light plant, has very
kindly offered to assist the Dall/
News in giving the citizens of Wash
ington the first news of the election.
And this la how it will be done:
Your lights are going to flicker
every hour, showing the way the
election Is going. TWO flickers will
mean that Wilson la In the lead.
THREE flickers will show that the
trend Is in favor of Hughes. It -wttlj
be endeavored to have those flickers |
exactly on thd hour ? eight o'clock,
nine o'clock, ten o'clock, and later' if
The final flickers, show
ing wko is elected, will be followed
by loop, short flickers, do noting. -that
the election has been won. For ex
ample, at about eleven or twelve o'
-Cfcok, yonr ! lights flicker twice, and,
there foHow four short flickers, you
can go to bed with the assurance
that Mr. Wilson has been re-elected.
Or, If there are three flickers, fol
lowed by the four, It will mean that
Hughes has won out.
Watch jour lights! TWO flickers
for Wilton and THREE flickers for
MRS. MADREY IK WRECK
Mofh* of* Mm. tf. B. Clark Wu
Badt# Bralw) T'p In Train -4
Wr*efc on Hat nrda?.
Mr*. "W. T. Madrey, of Ralalgh,
mother of Ufa. H. B. Clark, of thin
city,-*** one of tha paa**nf*ra on
th* Norfolk Southern train wfclrti
? *rtt)tU tt Cabnlbn Satnrdar ?f
l#T*Mra. Mr*. Madrey *U badly
WulaM and atnikm tip and can hard
ly nor* today, fro* arrtrM la the
?l?y ?* OW%lld*litht trat* Saturday
nfrtt and wilt to at th* Iron* of
IMS Cl*rk Im aoma tlm*. - Whll*
ah* W* lUtrsrtn* crmaldarahly froga
W bralar*. It la not b?ll*>i>d that
?h?**#ar?i ur pfcrmannfr latnrlw.
Husband Saves the Life
Of His Wife Through
Transfusion of Blood
A marvelous operation which took
Mrs. Robert Harrington of Green
ville out of the shadows of death.
tm performed at the Wellington
hospital Saturday morning. The
metfcpA^Mployed by the surgeons
wa?*he direct transfusion of blood
throtifh the latest appliances known
to ?uri*ry. The operation was auc
ceeaful In every way and reports
STme from the hospital today that
Mrs. Harrington Is greatly Improved.
The patient was brought to the
hoapiUl some time ago, In a very
weak condition. Her complexion
turned to a color like that of gold
ind later became almost liko ma
hogany. Dr. D. T. Tayloe found hor
condition such that no operation
sould be performed, owing to her
weakness. She had suffered from a
malignant typo of hemorrhagic fever
and was practically exsanguinated
From this disease. It whb found up
an consultation that she was cowing
weaker every minute and the only
hope that held for her any chance of
recovery was fhe direct transfusion
Dr. Tayloe wired Dr. R. C. Rryan,
a prominent surgeon of Richmond,
to rush to Washington as soon as
possible with the necessary In-.ple
meuta. Dr. Bryim is a special friend
of Dr. Tayloc's. and he responded
promptly. Assisted by Dr. D. T.
Tayloe, Dr. Josh Tayloo, Dr. E. M.
Brown and MIbs B. Connolly, super
intendent, and Miss Lela Newell, as
sistant superintendent of the hospital
preparations were made for the op
Mta. Harrington's husband very
cheerfully offered to give up his
bloo<Fthat his wife might live, while
her; father and brothers stood i-eady
to make the same sacrifice. Only her|
husband's blood waB taken.
Dr. Bryan, who Is a prince of sur
geons and who has made a Bpeclal
study of thiB branch of surgery, was
assisted by the staff of the Wash
ington hospital, above named. While
the radial artery in the arm of Mr.
Will B? Given to the People of
Washington at the Episcopal
An Informal and a public recep
tion will take place at the Episcopal
rectory tonight from 8 to 11 o'clock
at which time the citizens of Wash
ington will be given an opportunity
of meeting with the new assistant
rector. Rev. M. C. Daughtrey. The
members of other churches are cor
fflally invited* to be present, as are
the citizens of Washington as a
whole. Refreshments will be Berved
during the course of the reception.
Rev. C. M. Daughtrey filled the
pulpit of St. Peter's church at both
services yesterday and made a most
favorable ImpreaRlon upon hla hear
ers. He delivered two excellent ser
HISS RICKS ENTERTAINED
lATgft Number of Friend* Present at
fSaJoyable Party Given Friday
Miss Mabel Ricks entertained Fri
day evening at her home at Bishops
Cross from eight to twelve at Rook.
[TU# home was decorated In yellow
and white chrysanthemums. Several
selections of music were thoroughly
enjoyed and after the games delicious
refreshments were served.
The guests were: Miasea Grace
Shavender. Thelma Windley of Bel
haven, Aleese Ayeock, Helen Gull
ford, Wlnlana Duke. Dorothy Aycock.
Pearl Smith, Mildred Harris. Maude
Bishbp, Miss Wynn, of Everetts. N.
0., Blanche Ricks, Mary sprn.il, Mrs.
Jams* McCluer, of Washington, and
Messrs. Dallas Carowsn. Clyde Casey.
Alonao fttshop, Troy Rouse, of Bel
haven, Harold Clark. Murphy Rad
cllff, Rhonda Ricks, VAnufi Ricks, of
Harrington was expensed and s tube I
Inserted by Dr. Bryan, the median
vein, In the arm of Mrs. Harrington
was exposed and a tube inserted by
Dr. Tayloe. The donor and the recip
ient were then brought side by side.
The two tubes were connected and
the stream of blood from each pulsa
tion of Mr. Harrington's heart was
pumped Into the median *?Js
bloodies wife.. a"- i
tonlf' - .r
treme*' Kii vamr to Mrs. liar- I
ringto.i s cheekB and Hps with amai- j
Mrs. Harrington Is well known In
this community. ^1 er husband and I
her father, R. R. Fleming, of Pac
tolua, are also prominent In business
circles in this part of the state. Dr.
Tayloe speaks In the highest terms of
his friend. Dr. Bryan, who so skill
fully came to his rescue on this oc
J. W. BRAMBLE
HIS OWN LIFE
?'enr Ih Fi'lt TTrrc That the X.lii.e
May 11- Tlmt nf M J Hr. ibi>? ?. *
Well Li own Locally.
(By United Press)
Durham. N*. C.. Nov. 6. ? J. W. '
Bramble, a prominent citizen of
Washington, N. C.. attempted suicide
here todny by taking strychnine. His |
cot: iltlon In serious. The reanon for
Ms act is not known.
The a' ove i ?'port was received ov
er the Dai'j New* United Press wire
today. A glance through the city
directory revealed the fa^t that th?re
was no "J. W. Bramble" In WuV
Ingfon. The name "Brabblo" Ij fa
miliarly loc/.lly, however, and tfii
Daily News reporter surmised at once
line. hTe financial Iosh 1b more than
persons had mai.t- a mistake In the
name. A memt- v of the Brabble
family was called .ver the telephone
and the Information was given out
that "J. J. Brabbl ?" was In Durham
on Sunday. Fri ids of the family
'n the city are h< lng that he is not I
the one who was referred to In the I
dlBpatch. An effort Is being made to
iget Durham on the wire and find out
TO HOLD PRAYER MEETINGS
Prayer services will be held under
the auspices of the Women's Mission-1
ary Society this week, st which all
members of the Methodist ctrurrth are
urged to be present.
Tomorrow afternoon, the meeting
will be held with Mrs. Z N. Leggett
on West Serond street.
Wednesdny afternoon, with Mrs,
Georice Spencer on East Second
Thursday afternoon with Mrs
Walter Credle on Fourth street.
Friday afternoon with Mrs. Frnnk
Lewis on Market street.
These meetings will all start
[promptly at four o'clock.
AT THE LOUISE YESTERDAY
Among those stopping st the Ho
tel Louise yesterday from North Car
olina were the following: John Tool
jey; Belhaven; George Raiff, Belhav
en; Dr. and Mrs. Holmes. Dover;
Miss Mnry Moore. Greenville; Miss
Ellis Moofe. Greenville; Mr. Nobles.
Oreenvtll#; MY. Wells, Grennv*H<?;
Miss Clam Litchfield, Aurora; Miss
"Lola Thohrpsoti. Anrore; J. A. R?>n
ner .Aurora; J. W. ?1*11, Greenville;
THIRTY MEMP.KHS OF IfER CREW
BEEN* LANDED AT BARRY,
WALES, BY NORWEGIAN
WAS SUNK ON OCT. 28
V<*wl Waa Registered from Manilla.
I Believed That ft Number of tho
Crew I'crlsliHl. Latino Wiw Y< .s*el
of 700 T on.H.
(By United Press)
London, Nov. 6 ? The American
?teatiK-r. I.anao w..a gunk on Octo
ber 28 by a subnurliic, according to
| a Lloyds dispauh. made public to
day. Thirty nn-r.ibirs of the rrew
[were landed at Harry. Wales. by the
Norwegian steamer Tromp.
The Lanao was a vcm-I of 700
tr>na. She was registered from Ma
nilla and was owned by the Flndlay
Miller steamship company, having
been built in 1912.
It is reported that the members of
the crew had br.;t '.y time to take to
the afliaU.. boats before the Lanao
sank. The number of her crew haa
not been learned ua yet and It is be
lieved that several perished.
BAD WRECK ON
(By United Prts?)
Altoona. Pa.. Nov. 6. ? Six train
men arc dead and four are severely
injured, forty-seven freight ears and
five freight enpir.es ore demolished.
The above is the toll taken when
an engineer lost ennirol of a train of
f*xi# cam on the Pennsylvania rail
road near the t"p of the Allegheny
mountains. The runaway crashed In
to four empty eniriQe*. standing on
switches near H 'didciysburg. The
esrHp? of a number of trainmen Is
considered miraculous. Company of
ficials declare that the wreck Is the
worst smash-up ever reeorded on the
line. The financial loss In more than
POLAND GIVEN FREEDOM
(By United Press)
Amsterdam. Nov. A wild dem
onstration In Warsaw followed the
proclamation of the Pen' -.-l Powers,
praniinc Poland her independence.
Thousands paraded in 'he streets,
bareheaded and kiuk the national
9th Kpt?orlo of
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Triangle Kry*ton?? Comedy
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