MR. TAFT INFORMED
OF GREAT VICTORY
RECEIVES RETURNS IX
Many Messages of Congratulation
Sent — Shoves His Gratifi
" cation Over Result.
fßr Telegraph to Th* Tribune.]
Cincinnati. Nov. The utmost gratification
prevailed at the Taft home here this evening,
na>F>re the returns from all sections indicated an
overwhelming Republican victory- An elaborate
telegraph room had been fitted up off the music
i-con, and the continuously arriving telegrams
were read to the guests assembled In the larger
room. Besides Mr. and Mrs. William H. Taft.
Mr. and Mrs. CL P. Taft and Miss Taft. there
were present Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Longworth.
Mrs. Walllngford. sister of Mr. Longworth; Dr.
3;: ■harden and a number of other guests. Judge
Taft strolled up and down, occasionally reading
the returns himself to those present, and receiv
ing the enthusiastic congratulations of his
friends with beaming countenance.
Mr. Taft. accompanied by Mrs. Taft, Dr. J. J.
Richardson, Colonel Daniel Ransd»ll and the
newspaper correspondents who have been with
him on his speaking trips, arrived In Cincinnati
at 8 o'clock this morning. Mr. and Mrs. Taft
went at once to the home of Mr. and Mrs. C
P. Taft. where they will be guests until Fri
day. when they leave here for Hot Springs,
Va.. to remain until Thanksgiving Day.
MR. TAFT CASTS HIS VOTE. f
Mr. Taft intended to cast his vote at 11
o'clock, but later changed his mind and re
mained at home until almost 4 o'clock, when,
accompanied' by Mrs. Taft and his niece, Miss
Louise Taft. re entered an automobile and
drove to the polling place in Grandin Road,
■where he voted.
Mr. I«tft cast Ballot No 371. It required
three minutes for him to vote after going into
the booth. A flashlight picture was taken of
him entering the voting place and another as he
emerged. Before voting Mr. Taft presented to
the election judges a letter from th-» Board of
Supervisors containing the decision that his vote
would be legal if cast in that precinct. The de
cision was based on the fact that Mr. Taft's la-si
refcldence in Cincinnati was at the old Walker
home, rear the voting place, the residence por
tion of which has been destroyed.
Mr. Taft began after 10 o'clock answering the
telegrams of congratulation. He acknowledged
receipt of such dispatches from Secretary Cor
t^lyou. Postmaster General Meyer. Governor
Curtis Guild of Massachusetts and others.
-It is delightful to think of such support from
the old Bay State." ho sent to Massachusetts.
To Representative William B. McKinley the
"I am d^lichted to know that we shall hare
a Republican House, for that is absolutely nec
essary for future work."
Timothy L,. Woodruff was sent an expression
of gratitude "for the great campaign~whlch was
He also expressed especial gratification at the
election of Governor Hughes.
Chairman Hitchcock was heard from a* early
as 6:30 o'clock. He said: "Hearty congratu
lations on magnificent vote."
."'What has pleased me more than anything
else up to this time," said Mr. Taft shortly after
7 o'clock. "Is the undoubted influence of Yale
in Connecticut. We get Connecticut by 30,000
and Hartford by 3.500."
At midnight a throng which- had been making
tpmrry downtown reached the Taft home. The
candidate responded to the concert of brass
hands and red fire and went out on the porch
to find the entire street blocked with a shouting
throng. Many of the local Republicans were out
with their uniforms and banners. Cheers were
given for "President Taft' and Mrs. Taft Cries
of "Speech, Epeech!" from the crowd brought a
After expressing his deep appreciation of the
affection shown by his friends and neighbors.
Mr. Taft said the election had been a most im
portant one, and he hoped and believed would
prove to be wholly in the interest of the whole
country in promoting a return of prosperity.
"If the present -returns ere confirmed.'* he con
tinued, "in their Indication of a complete Re
publican victory, it shows that not only the
business men. but the laboring men. wage earn
ers and the farmers have had confidence in the
Republican party and the Republican ticket. It
indicates that they were independent and would
not be controlled by any leader who might pro
pose to deliver them to one party or another.
Now. my friends, if. as I pay, these returns
are confirmed by a decisive Republican victory.
If the Congress and the Executive shall be Re
publican, I cay that m far as I can pledge to
you all the energy and ability that In me lien
shall be used to make the next administration
a worthy successor of that of Theodore Roose
velt, and beyond that I claim nothing higher."
The speech was received with the greatest
enthusiasm, which continued for some time
Mr. Taft said after th» demonstration that
fee would have r.o statement to make to-night.
3/J?. SHERMAN. HAPPY.
Receives a Flood of Congratulations
TJtica, N. T. Xov. 3. — James S. Sherman, the
Republican candidate for Vice-President, re
ceived the election returns at his home. In upper
G«*n**e« street, this city, surrounded by a com
. pany cf relatives and friends. The house was
supplied with long distance telephone connec
tions and a direct telegraph wire from New
Tort?, and as the bulletins were read to Mr.
Bherrnan he was congratulated by those present.
It became evident from the. start that the re
turns were not surprising to Mr. Sherman. He
had said all the time that he expected the Re
publicans would win, and he expressed no uur
prise as the returns came Indicating that the
state had gone heavily for the Republican na
tional ticket. He -was at his best, and jok^-d and
talked with his visitors In a happy frame of
mind, Congratulations came from all sections
early, and the telephones were, busy with mes
sages from home and abroad. - A large crowd
assembled in the street in front of Mr. Sherman's
home, but as no bulletins were shown in that
section at the city the crowd thinned out and
the street was comparatively quiet.
The following statement was made by Mr.
The result of the national election does not
surprise me. For the laet month I have been
as sure of Republican success -as I am to
night. The Republican party, platform and
candidate stood for stability, order, confidence,
m. continuance of prosperity based upon a con
tinuance of protection and the gold standard;
stood for the equality of al! men «nd all inter
efts before the law.
Mr. Bryan and Brynnlem attempted to array
class against class, to stir up hate, to confuse
the voter by a. multiplicity of minor alleged is
sues, and to draw attention from the tariff
plank of their platform. Mr. Taft campaign
•was dignified, forward, manly. Ho met
every issus squarely, justified by clear argument
his past acts end hi- expected administrative
policies. . The result justifies the confidence in
in* Ultimata wiaaam at ttis people's decision.
JAMES S. SHERMAM,
The next Vice-President of the United StatA.
(Copyright. 100S by Pach Bros)
BRYA.\ CALM IN DEFEA
Gets Election Returns at His Home
— Carrie His Precinct.
Fairvlew. Lincoln, Neb.. Nov. -With the SUB
parlor of hi 3 home turned into a temporary tele
jrraph and newspaper office. Mr. Bryan to-night
watched the returns with greet interest. He was,
however, perhaps the most unconcerned among
those who had assembled to learn the people's ver
dict. Mr. Bryan divided his time between the sun
parlor and his library, where he received special
reports from state chairmen and the national com
mittee, and frequently came upstairs and read
aloud Che reports he had received. The returns
from New Turk, particularly from the upstate pre
cincts, were Of unusual interest to* him. He marie
many Inquiries regarding the result in New York
City and Ohio.-
At intervals in the early hours of the fay Mr.
Bryan would come into the sun parlor and chat
freely with the correspondents, and by way of
amusement he brought out a number of telegrams
of the freak kind which he had received, giving
him advice as to what he should do in case of his
election. "While watting for the detailed returns
Mr. and Mr?. Bryan entertained a large company
at dinner in honor of the correspondents who had
been connected with his campaign and accom
panied him en his tours. The election for the time
was forgotten. Before the dinner the guests as
sembled In the drawing room, and Mr. Bryan
treated them to a concert on the pianola, the in
strument being manipulated by himself. After
resting an hour he rejoined the party in the '■ sun
parlor and began reading the returns. His daugh
ters, Mrs. Ruth Leavitt and Miss Grace, and his
son. William, were among the group in the sun
parlor, and spent most of the evening keeping In
close touch with the situation, while Mrs. Bryan
was content to come into the room occasionally,
although Mr. Bryan kept her thoroughly posted on
Election Day at Fail-view was ushered In with
clear skies and balmy weather. Mr. Bryan was
astir early looking over a mass of telegrams re
ceived from different parts of the country giving
prophecies of a Democratic victory. At 9 o'clock
he drove in a dog cart to He.ilin's grocery store in
the little village of Normal, where at 9:15 he depos
ited ballot No. 43 in the box. As he did so a score of
voters in the store removed their hats and offered
him their best wishes. On the way to the voting
place Mr. Bryan paid a visit to a sick friend,
"Uncle Jake" Wolf, a feeble old resident of Nor
mal. Returning to his home afoot, Mr. Bryan car
ried a bundle of morning papers Into his library
and remained there for some time.
Mr. Bryan carried his precinct by 106 to 62 for
Confident of victory to the very last. Mr. Bryan
was not prepared to believe that his cause was
lost until the pluralities of his Republican oppo
nent pil^d up in such proportions as to leave no
room for doubt. When the. early returns came in
he made particular inquiries regarding the Btate
of New York, but aa the figures continued to be
rf -elved he reiled on New Tork City to offset the
heavy Taft vote above the Harlem. !Even in that
he was bitterly d'.Fappoir.ted. and he soon realized
that the state was hopelessly gone, and with it
his prospects of being elected.
According to the predictions of his managers he
was led to believe .hat he would bo elected with
out the aid of the Empire State, and he turned his
inquiries toward Ohio and Indiana. The heavy
Democratic gain in tnA 13tn Ohio district was a
source of Interest to him. He aiso got much com
fort out of a telegram from John E. Lamb, mem
ber ef the advisory committee from Indiana, stat
ing that the indications were that Indiana was
probably Democratic, and derived a good deal of
satisfaction from the fact that bis own precinct
har! glv»n him a majority.
After nearly three hours spent in his library.
Mr. Bryan came upstairs mid talked to the news
paper men and others who had assembled in the
"workroom." He read some further returns, but
they told the same, story of defeat, and he an
nounced that lie would not have any statement
to give out to-night. A large number of the voters
of his precinct came in to congratulate him on
its being carried for him, and after chatting with
them for a while he went into the house, first say
ing that be would retire at 10 o'clock.
Mrs. Leavitt, Mr. Bryan's oldest daughter, would
not concede, that her father had lost his fight, and
remained up until a late hour, believing that more
favorabl* news would be forthcoming.
At 11 p. m. Mr. Bryan sent downstairs the fol
"Ir is very gratifying to receive bo complimentary
a vote 1n my home precinct of Normal and In tho
city of I_lnr-oln. We appreciate very much this ••x
pressioa of good will on the part of our neighbors
In Republican strongholds."
CANNON WINS BY 10,500.
Considerably Above the Normal —
Union Labor for Him.
Danville. 111.. Nov. 3.— Joseph G. Cannon was re
elected to Congress to-day from the 18th Illinois
District by a plurality considerably above the nor
mal. Returns are still Incomplete, but enough fig
ures have Veen obtained to show that h<» will prob
ably have a plurality of at least 10,600. This is
estimated to be in the different counties In his
district as follows: Vermilion. 6.000; Iroquois. 1,500;
Kankakee. 2,<*"«); Edgar, 700; Clark, 200. and Cum
berland, ML The result was something of a sur
prise even to the. friends of Mr. Cannon.
The fight made against bun by various church
organizations, the Anti-Saloon League and organ
ised labor, coupled with the fact that the Demo
crats had. for the first time nine© 1*53, a complete
organisation In this district, led the Republicans to
believe that Mr. Cannon's plurality would not be
■over B,f«VO. la th» heaviest union labor precincts,
however. Cannon received es large a vote an ha
ever received before, end in some he made decided
gains. The Speaker expressed himself to-night aa
extremely gratified over the vote of confidents
given him by his constituents.':'^
M*V-YV>rtfc DAILY TRIBUNE. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 4. 1908.
MB. HUGHES GRATIFIED
Receives Election Returns at Execu
Albany, Nov. a— Governor Hughe* scanned
with keen interest every election bulletin re
ceived at the Executive Mansion to-night. Spe
cial telegraph and telephone wires ha i been In
stalled in the billiard room adjoining the office,
■where the Governor and his family. Secretary
Puller and other members of the executive staff
assembled after dlrner to await the count of
Full of confidence of Republican success In
state and nation, the Governor read with satis
faction the early bulletins indicating substantial
Republican pluralities In upstate districts. Of
equal Interest to him was the news from time
to time of the result of the vote In New York
City, where the Democrats hoped to roll up a
.sufficient plurality to overcome the Republican
vote above The Bronx.
Governor Hugbes was serenaded to-night by
members of the Taft-Hughes League of Al
bany, who marched to the Executive Mansion
with a band and a large crowd of people. The
Governor and Mrs. Hushes greeted them from
the porch on the north side of the mansion. The
crowd gave three cheers for Mrs Hughes, and
the Governor then stepped forward and In a
short speech paid:
Fellow Citizens: I thank you very heartily
for coming to give me this greeting. The indi
cations from the returns so far as they have
been received are most gratifying. I am deeply
rejoiced at the splendid victory for the national
ticket. It is most inspiring, and I want to
thank you all for the earnest work that you have
done which has made possible our victory in
this state. ;
I know very well that it has not been because
of interest in me personally, but of your intense
desire that we should maintain the applications
of the principles of government for which I
have endeavored to stand during the last two
years. I thank you one and all for your un
selfish effort and your hard work. We have had
a lot of hard work, indeed, and a good fight.
But it has been an inspiring fignt. I would not
have missed it. It has been a great pleasure to
go from one end of the state to the other and
meet directly BO many of my fellow citizens and
talk over with them the great questions in which
we are Interested, and I want to thank you all
for the loyal support that you have given to the
ticket. I thank you most heartily. This is a
time when emotion gets the better of words,
and I would not trust myself to speak fully all
that my heart would prompt me to say. Once
more, from the bottom of my heart, I thank you.
Governor Hughes early congratulated Mr. Taft
on his election.
He also sent the following message of con
gratulation to James S. Sherman:
"I most heartily congratulate you upon your
A little later the Governor received this mes
sage from Mr. Sherman:
"Accept my congratulations upon your victory.
The people of the entire state are to be congrat
ulated most heartily upon their great good fort
une In retaining your services, noted for right
mindedness and courage, great ability and sa
To this message. Governor Hughes pent tbe
following reply: "I heartily thnnk you for your
telegram and I desire to express my most sin
cere appreciation of your service in securing
this result. The splendid victory of the na
tional ticket Is Inspiring."'
FOUR SHERMANS VOTE.
Vice-Presidential Candidate and Sons
Go to Booth Together.
Utica, Nov. 3.— James S. Sherman, the Repub
lican candidate for Vice-President. Accompanied
by his three sons, went Jo the election booth in
the 3d District in the 7th "vTard about 10:30 this
morning. There wu no unusual crowd around
the polls and no special incident occurred. Mr.
Sherman voted ballot No. 318. He was behind
the curtain of the voting machine nl. ut six sec
onds, and wes immediately followed l >• his sons,
.Sherrill, Richard and •'Torn." The >.iys voted
in about the same time ns their fathfr. and Mr.
Sherman suggested that at least four straight
Republican vote* hud been r<»st. He laid' a
handful of cigars on the table occupied by the
officials, nodded pleasantly to fw-me of the work
• rs about the polls and stopped out to re-enter
his automobile. A local photographer held him
vi tv take sovoral pictures, and then Mr. Sher
man rode back to his home. Then were less
than a dozen persons present besides the reg
ular officials and the poll watchers.
KERN VOTES EARLY
Then Receives Election Returns at His Home
Indl.'innpolta, Nov. -John W. Kern, Democratic
candidate for Vice-President, who arrived here this
morning on his return from bis speaking tour In
Ohio, proceeded to his home for a short rest. Later,
accompar.ied by his email Bon, "Blllle," he went tD
his polling place and at 10:30 registered lii« vote—
No. '07. There were many inquiries as to the con
dition of hia sick boy, and Mr. Kern replied that
the lad was much better, being able to sit up this
Mr. Kern received the election returns at his
home to-night, surrounded by a nun her of his
political friends. A special wire hud been run to
his hous«, and be read the dispatches with tha
OHIO STANDS BY TAFT
PLURALITY NEAR 50,000.
Election of Harmon (Dem.) for
Cincinnati. Nov. 4.— At 1 o'clock this morning
!t peemed thnt T&ft would have, slightly more
than a normal Republican plurality in Ohio of
close to f>O.OOn. while Harris (Rep) for Gov
ernor, was defeated. The figures at that hour
•were for the election of Harmon (Dem.) by
Senator Joseph B. Foraker when asked for an
expression on the election said: "It Is Just as I
expected."' He would not discuss the subject
Returns from Hamilton County are coming in
slowly, but the indications are that Taffs ma
jority will lie narrow.
Nicholas Longworth has been defeated, unless
the suburban vote offsets that of the city pre
The first sixteen precincts In Hamilton County
which reported their returns Indicate that while
Taft has carried Cincinnati and Hamilton Coun
ty, the vote for Governor and for the county
ticket is much closer than had been expected.
The returns wore very much delayed, because
of heavy scratching throughout the city, and at
10:30 o'clock the Republican campaign man
agers, who were receiving and tabulating the
precinct returns at the Blalne Club, the head
quarters of the Cox organization, hesitated
about making any definite statement.
National Committeeman Vorys has Just tele
graphed National Chairman Hitchcock that Ohio
has given Taft not less than 100.000 majority.
Taft Piles Up 850,000 Plurality—
Dalzeli's Signal Victory.
Philadelphia, Nov. 4.— At la. m., with eighteen
counties Ptlll to hear from, the indications are
that Taft has carried Pennsylvania by a plural
ity that will be nearer 400.0C1 than 300,000.
A heavy vote was polled throughout the stat*
owing largely to the many warm contests In the
Congress districts, where the Republicans hold
their own, If they do not Increase their representa
In Philadelphia the Republican national ticket
has about 125,000 plurality. The entire state ticket
fs elected by a large plurality.
fßy Trlfgraph tn Th« Trlbin» '
Pittsburg, Nov. 3. — William H. Taft has carried
Pennsylvania by a plurality which apparently ex
ceeds 350.000. The legislature will be overwhelm
Congressman John Dalzell, representing the 30th
Congress District, won a most signal victory yi his
great industrial bailiwick. His majority will be in
the neighborhood of 6.000. The city of McKees
port. in Dalzell's district, gives him a majority of
not less than 2.000. It was l:i McKeesport that K.
F. Duffy, DatactTa opponent, hoped to win out.
Duffy has conceded his defeat.
State Conceded to Bryan by 3,000
Rer.o, Nev., Nov. S. — Republican Chairman
Humphreys concedes Nevada to Bryan by 3.000.
The vote in Reno was about evenly divided between
Taft and Bryan.
Taft Carries State by 25,000— L.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.].
Topeka. Kan.,- Nov. 3. — Early returns indicate
that Taft has carried Kansas by 25,000 plurality, ami
that the entire Republican state and Congressional
ticket is elected by proportionate pluralities. Th©
state ticket is running close to the pluralities of
Taft, except W. R. Stubbs. Republican candidate
for Governor, who is being scratched in every pre
cinct. It is possible that J. D. Botkln (Dem.) may
be elected Go\ernor, but the present returns do not
indicate that he is pulling down the Republican
majority enough to win.
Practically all of the railroad voters went to
Bryan, except in live counties in the southeast cor
ner of the state, where a large percentage of this
and the mining vote appears to have been cast for
Debs. The total vote for Debs win be about twelve
thousand. The Independents cast about three thou
sand \otee for Hisgen and the state ticket.
The Legislature probably is Republican by a
large margin, and J. L. Hristow will be United
States Senator to succeed Chester Long. The new
Kansas tax law and the railroads have worked to
reduce the normal Republican majority in the Leg
islature. Thirty districts are so close that the re
PRESIDENTIAL PLURALITIES M STATES.
1904, 1 1908;
' STATES. ' I j|
% ! Roosevelt. | Parker. j Taft. Bryan.
\ I IL_ I . ■
Alabama 57,385 11
Arkansas 17,574 | 14.000
California 115,932 \ 40.000
Colorado 34,582 | 20,000 ......
Connecticut 38.180 38.450
Delaware 4,358 3.000
Florida 18.732 20.000
Georgia [ 59,469 ...... 20.000
Idaho 29.303 20.000
Illinois ! 305.039 170,000 j
Indiana \ 93.944 18.000
lowa 158.766 40,000 ......
Kansas 126,093 25,000
Kentucky 11,893 \....v. 13.000
Louisiana 42,503 40.000
Maine I 36,790 ■ 32.000
Maryland 51 3.000
Massachusetts , 92,076 fl 70.000
Michigan ! 227,715 110,000
Minnesota : 161,464 80.000
Mississippi i 50,187 50,000
Missouri 25.137 i, 35.000
Montana 13,159 4,000 .....V
♦♦Nebraska 86.682 12.000
Nevada ( 2,885 3,000
New Hampshire 20.185 ...... 20,000 I
New Jersey 80.598 65,000
New York I 175,552 197,000
North Carolina 42,086 ; - .7. "-. . : . . 40,000
North Dakota | 38,322 30,000
Ohio ; 255,421 ■"; ., 50,000 .'
♦Oklahoma J 25.000
Oregon I 42,988 20,000
Pennsylvania I 505,519 375,000
Rhode Island 16,766 16,000
South Carolina 52,381 55,000
South Dakota : 50,114 23.000
Tennessee 26.254 22,000
Texas 115,958 110,000
Utah 29,031 20.000
Vermont 30,682 .' 27,000
Virginia 34,188 25,000
Washington 73,442 ' - 40,000
West Virginia 3 1 ,758 18,000
Wisconsin 155,834 ...... 50,000
Wyoming 11,563 ...... 7,000 ,
Totals 3,069,931 528,640 \ ~~7 m
Popular plurality 2,541 ,291 j .'.'...'.
•Admitted to statehood since last election.
**Xcbraska in doubt.
Cleanses preserves and beautifies
the teeth, and purifies the breath
Established in 1866
•Mit Is not definitely known. In the sth and Ml
fly- hnr. ?ed The Con»r*«ainen rerely l *J«^*^ c «^i
jrt District D. R. Anthony^ M. ' haMea F. S '
Sd p P CampbHi; 4th. J. M. Miller, ,th. E. H-
Madison:' Bth. Victor Murdock.
Claimed by Taft by Over 100,000—
- Governor Warner Behind.
Detroit Nov. J.-The Republican State Commit
tee claims Michigan by over 100.000 for Taft.
In the returns available up to 3 o'clock Hemans
(Dem.) for Governor has almost double the vote
of Governor Warner (Rep.)- Forty-two state pre
cincts give Warner M 93: Hemans. 16,020.
Breltmeyer (Rep.) for Mayor leads Thompson
(Dem.) by 1.4*9 plurality in 64 precincts. Under the
central counting board system it will probably be
twenty-four hours before the city results can be
definitely v nown.
Both Sides Claim State— Democratic
[By Telegraph to Th* Tribune.]
Omaha Nov. 3.— Returns late to-night place the
election in this state in doubt. The Democrats
claim that Bryan has been elected by 10.000. while
the Republicans, Including "The Omaha Bee," esti
mate the plurality for Taft at 12,000.
The election of Shallenberger (Dem.) for Governor
by 15.nn0 and the election of th» entire Democratic
state ticket Is indicated. The figures are ba?«?d on
full returns from Omaha and South Omaha and
meagre returns from the state. Omaha and South
Omaha, ordinarily Republican by l.£oo to 2,000.
gave Shallenber^pr 2.250 plurality and Bryan 1.243
plurality. Hitchcock (Dem.). Congressman from
Omaha, is re-elected by 1.5C0 over Jefferies (Rep.)-
Bryan carried his precinct (Fairview) by 1«; to 52
for Taft. Forty-one precincts, outside Lincoln and
Omaha, give Taft 5.332 and Bryan 5.603. The same
precincts in 19fO gave McKinley 4.7TS and Bryan
4.812. Omaha, complete. gives Bryan 10.732, Taft
10.609, Shallenberger (Dem.), for Governor, 10.913;
Sheldon (Rep.). MB
Bryan carried Lincoln by 600, overturning a nor
mal Republican plurality of I,€oo.
'•The World-Herald' has returns from ■ pre
cincts out of 1.685 outside of Douglas County giv
ing Bryan 28.462 end Taft 2*,913. The returns on the
Governorship show that Shallenberger has mostly
run ahead of Bryan.
State returns will not be complete until Wednes
day afternoon. At midnight SM precincts outside
Omaha and Douglass counties out of 1.900 precincts
gave Taft 95.53S and Bryan 2S.JSS. Bryan's plural
ity, it would seem, will be about *.«*>. Late re
turns have reduced the probable plurality of Shal
lenberger (Dem.), for Governor-, over Sheldon about
4.000 to 6,000. " : :\-
Returns Indicate Republican Ma
jority of 20,000.
[By T>leeraph to The Tribunal
Denver. Nov. 3. — Three strong Republican coun
ties report large majorities fcr Taft and th entire
state ticket. Thes- Indicate that Taft will carry
the state by at least 20.000. and that the Republi
can Congressional and state tickets will be elected
by from 5.000 to - >.••€ plurality. The only doubt
expressed by Republicans is over the Cd District,
where Co««.gr»s.sir..in Hagsott was opposed by Mar
tin, a popular Democrat. The returns Indicate a
sweeping Republican victory, including a Legislat
ure which will choose a Republican to succeed
Henry M. Teller.
ILLINOIS TAFT BY 170.000
CANNON IS RE-ELECTED.
Governor Deneen Defeats Adlai E.
Stevenson by 65,000.
Chicago. Nor. 3. — The Republican national '-A
state tickets gained a complete victory In 1111801%
although the pluralities will probably fall short cf
those obtained by the party In th» campaiisn of 1304.
Taft has carried the state by approx!rr- 170. 900
votes, elthoush '.' will be som» time to-morrow or
Thursday before the exact fixures can be obtained.
Chicago, according to the !at»3t returns, win be
represented by seven Republicans and three D*rao
crats. Thomas Gallagher has probably won in th*
Bth District. V.-;!::.tm bafftsjM has won by him usnal
big majority In th» 6th. Martin 3. Madden s-sejns
to have defeated 31. L. Mandable In the Ist. 3. K.
Mann Is re-elected In the :d W. W. Wilson is re
elected in the M, J. T. McDermott was re-elected
In the 4th. A. J. Sabath 13 returned in the 5tS. and
Henry Boutell anl George E- Foss. representing
the 9th and 10 h. have both been ro-*!ecte<i.
Joseph G. Cannon ha» been re-»lecte«l to Consrre*3
by a majority of approximately 7.50. The re
turns are incomplete, but enoosja of them have baen
received to show that he will receive his normal
vote throughout the district. In Danville eight otj:
of nineteen precincts give Cannon a majority of
1.748. This Is an Increase of about «ac hundred
votes in 'the same precincts over his ftajortty of
two year* ago.
Charles S. Deneen. Republican candidate- for Gov
ernor, ran far behind the national tiek-t. but R33
been elected by a plurality of about SS.OOO ow«r
Adlai E. Stevenson. his Democratic opponent.
Deneen's greatest losses were suffered in Cook
County, which is his home.
Chicneo and Cook County gave a plurality to
Taft of 50,O», against 12S.C*) for Roosevelt four
years ago. Outside of Cook County Ui© plurality
for Taft Is not far rr'.m on* hundred and twenty
thousand. The plurality for President Roosevelt i.i
l^M was 3M,93J» for the state.
Stevenson. Democratic candidate, for Governor,
carried Chicago by about B.OOC. He lost heavily,
h.i .-Pv»r. in the state outs: oi Cock County.
The Legislature, which Is to select a successor
to Senator Albert J. Hopkins, will be strongly Re
publican, and it Is likely that Mr. Hopkins w. 1
In Chicago a hot fl«hr was wasted over th« of2c»
of state attorney, but John E. W. dayman (Rep.)
was elected by about 30.900 . . ..
The Socialist vote showed a considerable falling
off from that of four years *%r>. Debs In 190* re
ceived ©,223 votes. From the returns mo far ob
tained it seems probable that he ajfj Ml receive
much over 40.000.
The intensity, not to say bitterness, of the Gov
ernorship fisht and the eeMJMI in Cook County for
the Important oMm of Stat-'s Attorney fcad no
material effect on the vote for President. With
1.144 precincts out of 1.250 In Chicago reported.lt be
came practically certain that Taft had carried the
municipality by well over 60.000. In the*fac» of this
Adlai Stevenson. Democrat. candid^:? for Gov
ernor, leads his Republican rival. Governor Oenaen,
by about ?.0W votes.
The State's Attorney ship fight between Wayrnan.
Republican, and Kern. Democrat, was complicated
by support given to Street. Prohibitionist, by a
section of the so-called reform element, including
one influential newspaper. T.'ayman's election,
however. wa3 indicated from returns from 75 per
cent of the voting precincts la Cook County cy
about 30.0C0 majority. Street polled about 5 per
per cent el the tota* rote. One thousand and four
precincts in Chicago, which gave Taft 157,233. ?av»
Chafin. Prohibitionist, for President. 3.4C5: D*ts.
Socialist, 11.535. and His^en. Independence party.
The following message, sigi«d by W. H. Taft.
was received by Mayor Fr-«i A. Bu»s<*. of Chicago:
•'I congratulate you on the raa-aisc?nt showing
mace by Chicago and Cook County fcr tie Repub
lican national bet."
Taft by 40,000 to 50,000 — Cummins
Dcs Moin»s. lowa. Nor. Ineoaoj leCIUUJ
Indicate that Taft has carried lowa by a plurality
from 40.000 to 50.0r«\ This la a heavy fali'.r.? of?
from the Roosevelt plurality of four years ago. but
■• r?r»r?sents only a slight falling off from Ut9 nor
mal plurality. Tte entire Republican state ticket
is elected, probably by about the same plurality.
Governor A. B. Cummins probably carried ttie R->
publican Senatorial primary ever Major J. F. Lacey
by a plurality of 49,«\» to .>..■*>*. ■ trpin*r;dotis jraln.
from last June, when Cummins was defeated, by
Allison by 11,000.
The indications are that the entire delegation in
Congress will be Republican, a gain of one orer
tare years ago. There is a clcse rice In the 4tli
District between Hamilton (incumbent. DiTm. » ar.4
Kendall (Rep.> Both sides are c!akn!n* t.^.c dis
Bryan's Plurality 25,000 — Return of
Senator Gore Assured.
Guthrle. Okla.. Nov. 3.— Oklahoma has continued
loyal to the Democratic party, but th* aiaijortty
has been reduced materially, sml Bryan's lead i*
estimated at M The five members of Con
green, four Democrats and one Republican, h^v*
been re-»l«s.-teiL The Legislature is two-tlurtia
Democrat . insuring the re-election of United
States Senator Thomas P. Gore. The only aMel
officers chosen were Corporation Commissioner A.
P. Watson and Justice of the Supreme Court 3. W.
Hayes, both D<*mocrats«.
on which you can rely
Take J a glass on aris
ing in the morning.
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