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VOL. LXXXVII. NO. 66.
NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1919. ewH, ". on rHff .( p-oh, a..oc4ho.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
GUARDIA, NEWBVRGER AND M'COOK WIN;
SMITH ELECTED; TAMMANY SA VES 2 OFFICES;
WETS PROBABLY ELECT GOVERNOR IN JERSEY;
G.O.PSWEEPS MASSACHUSETTS AND KENTUCKY
KNFI INJUNCTION SAYS
President of A. F. of L. Sees
Hope for "Honorable"
JUSTIFIES THE STRIKE
Asserts Public Has Miscon
ception of 30 Hour
Week by Miners. "
tJ. S. WORKS FOR A TRUCE
Diggers Going: Back in Larger
Numbers Palme An
'l ewers Critic.
Bptcttl Ssrsefek to Tm Bus.
j Washington, Noy. 4. Samuel.
Rompers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, Issued a state
ment to-night explaining his 'version
ot the demands of the striking coal
miners and declaring; that thi miner
had no alternative but to strike on
The Injunction obtained by the Gov
croment at Indianapolis was char
acterized as "not only a grave wron
tut a gross blunder." Aocording to
Mr. Gompers It bars omeffs or. me
United Mine Workers from attempting
to end the strike.
In the last part of the statement Mr.
Gompers declares he has "an. abiding
frith" that If the injunction is Va
cated "a mutually honorable adjust
ment" can be made and the strike
Statement by Gompers.
The statement of Mr. Gompers was
Usaed after his return from New Tork.
"Representatives of newspapers have
Hied me for a statement regarding the
eon etrllce and the situation.
"In the first instance It should be
known that the demands of the miners,
which upon the surface seem so radical
and far reaching, are by no means so.
For several years the miners have not
kid more than a half year's work, their
working days averaging from 160 to 180
cays i!r year. Intermittent, by days and
by weeks employment and then unem
ployment. 'The miners simply ask for a regula
tion of tlio working time so that coal
production and employment may be
."trular rather than Intermittent. If the
cilners were permitted by the operators
to work full time the supply of coal thus
1.1.4 1.4 .am nr-m ilnwn ttl. nrlP.
of coal on the market and tnin me
rperators are determined not to permit.
"The miners' case might better be
fated by their demanding at least live
(.ays ol six hours work per week, which
is really more than they are permitted
to work at the present time. An under
standing ot these conditions clearly
khoTvs who are responsible for the pres
ent situation and the cause.
"When In 1914 the miners received
sn Increase of twenty cents per ton, the
operators raised the selling price nve
tollars per ton. Surely, the conditions
i r.d the standards of life of the miners
nave deteriorated by reason of there
king no practical advance in their
"tges and their earning power, while
tit cost of living has soared higher and
Jnsttflea Calllnsr of Strike.
"The manriatA nf ,K nfnnrm 1hn
tilted Mine Workers of America was
"nin rrom the representatives of the
an who at the recent convention de
fied that unless a substantial Improve
ment In wages and a regulation of the
forklnr lima wr rrantnt fh ntrlkn
jrder should be Issued, to take effect
November 1. Pre.ldeat Lwla and his
"soclates therefore had no alternative,
Particularly when the mine operators
left the conference, liiyihfclthe repre-
i uie miners' won e.
"The lnlunrtlnn wfiirftfl hv th. A Hn.
ney-Oeneral could not prevent the strike,
for It was Issued after the strike notice
ad already gone forth. The Injunction
jas not only a grave wrong, but a gross
Blunder. It practically takes away the
constructive inin.... .v. '
..wfc..vw v. vtva uiuwp u;
J-J organisation and Indeed bars them
"i attempting to end the strike.
?.t.eaa of conservaUve leadership
Prevailing It places the whole movement
"i.l hnaa of local men, who may vie
Jith each other and bo at variance with
arh other. If the injunction were
acated and the Department of Labor
nylted the operators and the represen
. ive,of the United Mine Workers (o
f.iVirt.h.er.eonferenc- 1 have a abiding
rMtn that a mutually honorably adjust.
- ii.iuu.ico ana enectea
thereby the coal strike can be brought
' I V ttlia
Meanwhile Government offlcials still
re seeklm? a inum ...t .
"" nwpeiui or results la mis
erection, but the end Is not in sight.
" omciai Biatea to-night that re
verts elv'nr an (nffi-on... it.. .1.. -,,-n..
s over, broken or was to be called off
ere unfounled and dangerous, as they
rognt lead to a popular misconception of
.,,, u, mo nation's available coal
Effwts by the Oovemment to bring
r7nMu4 J Pact
Lewis Offers to Yield
If Injunction is Vacated
JNDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 4.-Tohn
L. Leirls, actinp; president of
the United Mine Workers of
America, stated to-night that the
miners would be willing to resume
negotiations with the operators
immediately if the restraining
order now in force against them
was vacated. Mr. Lewis's state
If the injunction is vacated
' the miners will be willing im
mediately to meet the opera
tors in joint' conference to ne
gotiate a wage scale.
Asked if miners would return
to work prior to opening of ne
gotiations, Mr. Lewis said the
miners' offer meant only "nego
tiations without reservations,"
and would add nothing to this
Under the restraining order, as
construed by the miners' officials,
any statement as to continuation
of the strike would be a violation
of the restraining order issued in
Federal court here against them
last week. In view of this Mr.
Lewis's statement is taken to
mean that no move toward calling
off the strike would be taken be
fore reopening negotiations.
RAILWAYS TO BE
RETURNED JAN. 1
Hinos's Announcement of Wil
son's Intention Smashes
RECESS IS NOT PROBABLE
Cummins Is Determined That
Congress Must Keep at
Work on Measure.
Bftcial Dstpatch to The Sea.
Washington. Nov. 4. President "Wil
son is determined to turn the railroads
back to their owners January 1, 1920,
even if Congress has not completed its
programme of railroad legislation by
that time. Walker D. Hlnes, Director
General of Railroads, Informed Sena
tor Cummins (Iowa), chairman of the
Senate Interstate Commerce Commit
Mr. Hlnes was so emphatic In speak
ing of the President's plans that Sena
tor Cummins has determined to call
the committee to-morrow or Thursday
to consider a programme of temporary
legislation that will tide the roods over
until a comprehensive permanent
measure can be agreed to by both
houses. There is such wide variance
already apparent between the Senate
and House committees on Important
points that it Is doubtful if the com
plete railroad bill can be passed by
As a result of his conference with
Mr. Hlnes, Senator Cummins has de
cided that Congress mint not take a re
cess between the special and the regular
session. Ha plans to keep the Senate at
work on the railroad bill as soon as
ihe peace treaty is disposed of.
The temporary legislation to bo pro
posed probably will deal mainly with
i all road finances and rates, which will
be the big problem Immediately upon the
return of the roads. The questions of a
new transportation board, adjustment
of labor troubles, regulation of water
carriers, the funding of the amount In
vested by the Government In equipment
and minor matters will be left lor the
permanent legislation that will follow,
The plan to continue the guaranteed re
turn In some form undoubtedly will be
considered In the temporary bill, so
would the various proposals for extend
ing credit to the railroads through Gov
ernment loans or the sals of securities
with governmental approval.
Mr, Hlnes did not go Into details as
to what Congress should do, but simply
warned that the President Is determined
there shall be no delay In returning tfie
roads. He pointed out that plans al
cady have been agreed to with railroad
executives for the return of the lines.
but added that some temporary legisla
tion is essential.
PORTO EICO TO KEEP FOOD.
New York Dock Strike Is Cause
Bam Juan, Porto Rico, Nov. 4.
Gov. Yager has placed an embargo on
all food shipments from the Island of
Porto Rico with the exception of sugar..
The measure was taken to conserve the
diminishing food supply caused by the
tle.un at tne new xorK docks.
Former Food Commissioner Lee was
named yesterday as Fair Price Com-
NOV. 20 LIKELY
Paris Council Orders Treaty
Commissions to Get
MUST BE ON TltE GROUND
Need for Caution by U. S. Em
phasized by Rumanian
By TOATOnKNCE HILLS.
Staff Corruponient of Tub Scn.
CopvrioM. ins, en right raerced.
Paris. Nov. 4. That the peace treaty
with Germany will go Into effect about
November 20 was foreshadowed by an
announcement following to-day's meet
ing ot the Supremo Council that all
plebiscite and delimitation commis
sions would meet here November 10
for organization purposes.
The purpose of this is to have the
commissions fully organized and pre
pared to assume authority in their re
spective districts on the day the peace
treaty becomes effective. The Com
missioners themselves will be on the
ground that day In Silesia, Memel,
Schleawlg and Teschen to' take over
the authority of the Germans, and will
be supported by troops of the Allies.
French 1 Command.
Only the ratifying Powers will be
represented at the organization of
these commissions on November 10,
and the occupying forces will be Brit
ish, French and Italian, unless by that
time the United States has ratified and
her reservations have been accepted.
In which event America will partici
pate. The Supreme Council has decided for
mally that the forces of the Allies in
Upper Silesia shall be commanded by a
French General, when the people decide
by ballot whether this Important mining
district Is to belong to Poland or Ger
many. It Is understood that the council pre
fers an American to head the Teschen
commission, where the claims of Poland
and Czecho-Slovakla will he decided.
Until ratification ot the treaty by the
United States a Frenchman will be
chairman of this commission. An Eng
lishman will be chairman for the Allen
steln district of Bast IVuasla and an
Italian for the Marlenwerder district of
2VMd for Caution Been.
The extent and character of the Amer
ican reservations remain the subject of
the greatest Interest here because It has
been conceded that before America cjin
participate the other Powers must make
clear their attitude toward whatever
reservations are adopted. With the
question In America so near a decision,
diplomats here are maintaining a dis
creet silence on the subject, preferring to
wait until they know what the stand of
the United States actually Is.
No better evidence could be had for
the necessity of weariness by the United
States In protecting Its own Interests In
every paragraph of the covenant of the
League ot Nations than Is supplied by
the manoeuvres In the Rumanian-Hungarian
situation. Here European diplo
macy is seen In full action.
Yesterday's note to Rumania, for ex
ample. Is attributed again by several
French newspapers close to tho Foreign
Office to American, hostility and com
mercial greed, despite the fact, as the
Americans pointed out to-day, that Ue
was drawn up in we irencn n'oreign
Office, and the decision to send It was
approved by Foreign Minister Plchon in
Characteristic comment was that In
the Journal this morning, which eays :
"Rumania, it seems, pays dearly for
the crime ot refusing to comply with the
exactions of the American petroleum
Italians, Rumanians and many of the
officials of French departments speak
of the League ot Nations as an Anglo
Saxon affair, ngalnst which the Latins
must be on their guard. This seems to
explain some of the diplomacy going on
both with respect to Rumania and to the
PRESIDENT GETS RETURNS.
Much Improved, He Hears Elec
Washington, Nov. 4. President Wil
son's condition was so much Improved
to-nfght that election returns were given
to him as they came In during the early
part of the night.
The President was especially Interested
In the returns from his home Stats of
IN KENTUCKY IS
Democrat Snowed Under by
Morrow Made Treaty.
SOLID SOUTH IS BROKEN
Prohibition Amendment Wins
Overwhelmingly Even in
Eptdal Dstpstcs to Tns Ecu.
LouisviLin . Ky., Nov. 4. Edwin
Porch Morrow was elected Governor
of Kentucky to-day by a majority that
may reach 25.000. Certainly it-wilt be no
less than 15,000. He Is tho third Re
publican Governor of this State, Govs.
Eradley and Wlllson being the only
other Republicans to enjoy the honor.
Mr. Morrow's opponent was Gov.
James D. Black, who ascended to the
rbfflce from the LIeut.-Governorshlp
when Gov. Augustus Stanley was sent
to the United States -Senate.
Mr. Morrow's election Is conceded to
be a signal, defeat of the policies of the
Wilson administration. Mr. Black ran
on a straight Democratic platform which
embraced the League of Nations as the
President fetched It from Europe. Mr.
Morrow's platform avoided reference to
national matters except Insofar as a
general advocacy of rigid American
principles Is concerned. The victorious
Republican candidate eschewed refer
ences to the prohibition amendment and
virtually all International matters. He
confined .himself to local and domestic
problems and his success was conceded
even by Democrats many days before his
Mr. Morrow's victory marks the
greatest Republican triumph this State
has known. Inasmuch as he owes his
election to the votes of many young
men, who by all their traditions and
training should be Democrats, but who
refused to vote for Mr. Black and his
sponsor. Senator Stanley.
Mr. Morrow was defeated for the Gov
ernorship four years ago by Mr. Stan
ley, but the latter's majority only was
431 votes. Due to the Kentucky elec
tions law, which Mr. Morrow promises
to change, Mr. Stanley's victory could
not be contested br Mr. Morrow.
Mr. Morrow's election Is looked upon
as more than a purely local matter.
j It Is recognised as n break In the erst
while Bolldly Democratic Soutn and a
forecast of other defections from Democ
racy In the South. Missouri promises
to follow Kentucky's example. Arkansas
Is expected to elect a few Republicans
to office. Neither of those States goes to
the polls until 1S20, however.
The Republican platform on which Mr.
Morrow ran advocates woman suffrage
among oth'er things that have failed of
Kentucky's recognition. And although
Mr. Morrow avoided the prohibition Is
sue during his campaigning. It Is be
lieved that he will show himself opposed
to the newest amendment to the Fed
COL. ROOSEVELT HAS
His Joy Increased by Birth of
Lieut-Col. Theodore Roosevelt, Re
publican candidate for Assembly In the
second district of Nassau County, was
elected yesterday by the largest major
ity ever given to a candidate In that
district. He carried practically every
election district In the assembly district.
Ellas Raff, the Democratic candidate,
who Is a lawyer, a war veteraa and a
son of a tailor, was swamped every
where, even losing his own district In
Sea Cliff by 1SS votes. In his home
village. Oyster Bay, Col, Roosevelt beat
his opponent by an average of six to one.
In one election district oaiy one vote out
ot the first seventy-five counted was
Col, Roosevelt was greatly elated
over his victory, especially because a
third son was added to his family this
afternoon and was named Quentlri. In
speaking of his election he said: "It
was a big day for my family, a fine boy,
Mrs. Roosevelt doing well, and elected
from home district to the Assembly.
"It will be my earnest endeavor to
J stand fearlessly for the principles of
juauie uim urucr, ana uj am m mo buiu-
tlon of the vital problems ot economic
readjustment with all that lies In me."
Oyster Bay turned oat en masse last
night and celebrated tho victory of
Col. Roosevelt. Baads were played and
bonfires were started In the streets.
CHILI APPROVES LEAGUE.
Reparations Commission to Dectde
Washikoton, Nov, 4. The Chilean
Minister at London has been authorised
to announco the adhesion of Chile to the
League of "Nations, the State Depart
meat was advised officially to-day.
Eepublican Ticket Trium
phant in Landslide for
Law and Order.
CLOSE RACE IN BOSTON
Governor's Action in Dropping
Police Strikers Upheld
Blow to Radicalism.
Epedal Dttpatct to Tus Bcs.
Boston, . Nov. 4. Massachusetts
ranged Itself overwhelmingly in sup
port of tto "law and order" platform
on which Gov. Calvin Coolldge, Repub
lican, sought reelection to-day and
swept him back Into office, together
with 'the entire Republican State ticket
At a late hour It was estimated that
his majority over Richard II. Long, his
Democratic opponent, would be ap
proximately 125,000. It was tho greatest
political landslide the Bay State has
known in many years.
Gov. Ccolldge appealed directly lo
the people to support organized Gov
ernment. His triumph Is generally In
terpreted as a tremendous blow to Bol
jhevlsm and radicalism in tho labor
movement, not only In Massachusetts
but throughout the country. Gov.
Coolldge: was specifically attacked by
Long for his uncompromising attitude
'owsrd the striking Boston policemen
ast September and tho strike became
at once the principal Issue In tho cam
paign. Tho voterB yesterday utterly
repudiated the action of tho policemen
la refusing to remain on duty when
recognition of their union was with
held by the constituted authorities.
The surprising strength developed
by Gov. Coolldge was general through
out the State, even In the manufactur
ing cities, where Long believed that he
would have his strongest support.
Even In Boston, one of the Demo
cratic strongholds of the country, Gov.
Coolldge was close upoa the heels of
his adversary as majorities go here. The
nominal Democratic majority In the city
Is 30,000, but Long made pre-election
claims that he would carry It by 40,000.
With only two of the 21S precincts
missing, the count showed to-nlglH that
Long had received 46,396 votes and that
(JooUdge had 41,64 couated In his be
half, a majority for Long of slightly
more than 5,000. It has been years
since Boston has made such a strong
Republican showing as this.
Complete unofficial returns from the
1.193 precincts throughout the State gave
Coolldge a total of 317,191 and Loag
193,291, a majority of 123,900, but the
Coolldge supporters assert that the ma
jority, on the corrected and official re
turns, will go to 125,000 at least and per
haps 130,000. The vote was tho heavi
est cast In years In a, State election.
The greatest blow to the Democrats
was In their failure to carry the man
ufacturing cities. Because of Longs
claim that he was championing the cause
of labor It was felt generally that he
would show pronounced strength In
these centres. On the contrary, Coolldge
practically carried all. Lynn was the
only city ot Importance outside of Bos
ton which did not assist in the crushing
ot the Democratic candidate. Even In
Lynn Long's majority was only a few
hundred out of almost 20,000 votes cast
Long admitted his defeat "by 160,000"
even before the polls were cloned In come
of the cities, where he expected the
strongest support. The early returns
showed a tremendous falling oft In the
Democratic vote. In comparison with
last year, and corresponding gains by
Gov. Coolldge. Longs admission ot de
feat came after returns were received
from the mill city of New Bedford. His
loss of strength among the workers was
The Republican ticket which was
elected to-day was as .follows:
Governor, Calvin Coolldge (reelected),
Lieutenant-Governor, Channlng II.
Secretary ot State, Albert P, Langtry
Treasurer, Fred J. Burrell.
Auditor, Alonzo B. Cook (reelected),
Attorney-General, J. Weston Allen.
The striking policemen 'and telephone
girls were Long's strongest supporters.
During the campaign the policemen toured
the State In automobiles and attacked
the Governor bitterly for discharging
them, asserting that his action was "a
blow at organized labor." Notwithstand
ing the rebuke which the voters admin
istered to the principles he advanced
Long said to-nlght that he "believed In
them thorouhgly" and thnt. If he ever
ran for office again he would not change
Ststement br Coolldge,
Late to-nlght Gov. Coolldge Issued a
statement In, which he said:
"Thanks are due the millions of people
In Massachusetts. I give them freely,
without undertaking to specify all who
have supported the great cause of the
supremacy ot law. The heart of the peo-
Conttnutd on Second Pagt.
JIART8HORNE, TALES CO.. Membura
N. X. mxia sacBuso, 11 uroaawar. ao.
In City Contests
PRESIDENT Board of Alder
men, F. H. La Gunrdia, R.
Supremo Court, First District
Joseph E. Newburger, R; Philip
J. McCoolc, R.
Justices, City Court Louis
Wendel, D.: Henry K. Davis, R.,
and Richard H. Smith, R.
Supreme Court, Second Dis
trict Arnon L. Squiers, R.
Surrogate (New York coun
ty) James A. Foley, D.
President Borough of Manhat
tan Henry H. Curran, R.
County Judges (Kings) Reu
ben L. Haskell, R.; Norman S'.
Surrogate (Kings) George A.
District Attorney (Kings)
Harry E. Lewis,' R.
Sheriff (Kings) John Dresch
County Clerk (Kings) Will
iam E. Kelly, D.
OHIO YOTES DRY
ON FOUR ISSUES
Secretary of States Estimates
Majorities at 75,000 on In
RIGID ENFORCEMENT WINS
Reports Indicate Cities "Went
Wet Cleveland Mayor Is
BfecUl Detpatch to Tax Sen
Cixvsland, Nov. 4. Ohio votod again
to-day to remain dry, giving the four
prohibition amendments which went
before the people a majority of ap
proximately 75,000; or three times as
large as the majority by which the
State entered the prohibition column.
The four amendments were ratifica
tion of the action of the Legislature In
cotlng for the constitutional prohibi
tion amendment, repeal of the State
prohlbltloln law adopted last year by a
referendum, defining beveragos con
taining not more than 2.7S per cent, ot
alcohol by weight as non-lntoxicaAing,
and providing enforcement measures
for the State prohibition law.
The State enforcement law author
izes rigid enforcement measures and
Its defeat was expected. Reports from
the State generally indicated that the
cities had voted wet on the amend
ments; the country districts dry. The
returns came in slowly because of the
many municipal elections. The dis
trict boards counted the votes- that
determined the local campaigns first.
It was found that the voters were
consistent as either wet or dry on all
The estimate of a majority of 76,000
for the prohibition amendments was
made at Columbus late to-nlght by Sec
retary of State Smith, who asserted that
the drys made general gains throughout
the State, although In some of tho
larger cities the wets had mustered more
votes than they did when Ohio "was made
dry. The chief wet gains were In Cleve
land, Toungstown, Springfield and some
ot the manufacturing cities, but the drys
swept the rural sections clean and also
added to their count of a year ago In
Cincinnati and In Columbus.
The State went dry only six months
ago and the drys consequently were
elated by the victory at the polls to
day. When tho early returns came In
the drys refrained from a statement and
'he wets were optimistic, but the Into
returns changed the entire aspect.
The constitutional amendment provld
'ng for the classification of property nlso
was defeated by a heavy majority.
Friends of the opposition admitted that
It had no poslble chance of ratification
and early gave up hope.
MAYOR WATT'S VOTE
REDUCED IN ALBANY
Large Majorities for Rest of
Special DffOeh Is Tns Sex.
Albakt. Nov. 4. Mayor James R.
A'att, Republican, was reelected to-day
after the hardest fight that has been
waged here In many years. Indica
tions are that the plurality for Watt
will be under 3,000, which Indicates
that his opponent, Capt. Reynolds King
Townsend. a returned soldier, was able
to cut Into the ordinary Republican
strength by 12,000 votes.
Two years ago Watt was elected by
nearly 12,000 plurality and this year
10,000 more votes were polled. Town
send carried several Republican wards.
Others on the Republican city and
iounty tickets went through by larger
Clarence Welsh, Assemblyman from
the First Albany District, who was
furred down for renomlnatlon this year,
ran Independently and received only a
few hundred votes, the regular Republi
can candidate, Edgar C. Campbell, be
teg eltwt4 easily,
6,000 IS LIKELY
Bugbce, Eepublican, Shows
Falling Off in Late Ee
tnrns From Jersey.
DRY VOTE SHRINKS MUCH
G. 0. P. Wins Seven of Nino
State Senate Seats and 31
The returns from Now Jersey at an
early hour this morning Indicated tho
election of Edward I. Edwards as
Governor over his Republican oppo
nent, Newton A. K. Bugbee, State
Comptroller. However, the Republi
cans still claim a victory for Bugbee,
although the figures seemingly showed
a plurality of 6,000 for Edwards.
At 1 o'clock 1,511 districts out of
2,011 in the State gave Bugbeo 149,930
and Edwards 144,803. The swing was
then going to Edwards, the previous
3,000 votes showing a loss of 30 per
district for Bugbee, with about one
half of tho votes In Hudson county,
Jersey's Gibraltar of democracy, still
to bo heard from. At that hour Hud
son county was looming up with a
possible Democratic plurality of '27,000,
with Essex, a Republican county, trail
ing' along with an Edwards i plurality
of 7,000 pr 8,000.
The twisting of things political In New
Jersey was due, politicians In both par.
ties agreed, to the prohibition Issue,
which popped up In the campaign at an
early stage. Opposition to the Eigh
teenth Federal amendment became high
ly popular, especially In the larger cities
of the State, notably Trenton, the Re
publican home town of Bugbee ; Newark,
where lives James R. Nugent, whom Ed
wards defeated for the Gubernatorial
nomination, and Jersey City, the very
wet home town of Edwards.
The Republicans elected seven of nine
members of the State Senate and prob
ably thirty-two members of the House
of Assembly, the Democrats getting
twenty-eight members. This Is a gain
of two seats.
A full delegation of sixty Assembly
men are chosen by the voters annually.
The Republicans control both bodies of
Prohibition became the dominant Issue
In the closing days of the campaign.
Mr. Edwards, who Is a teetotaler, was
from start to finish for a "wet" State.
i He declared from the public platform
that he would use the legal machinery
of the State to mako New Jersey "as
wet as the Atlantic Ocean." Mr. Bugbee
took the position that prohibition already
Is a part of the Federal constitution and
that a Governor didn't have a single
thing to say about It except to give or
ders to enforce the law of the land as he
NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR.
rinrnlltlea by Counties,
Camden , , , ,
Cape May . .
Gloucester . ,
( Middlesex . .
Monmouth . .
Somerset . .
Estimated plurality for Edwards.
Charles D, White (R.).
William B. Mackay (R.).
Blanchard H. White R).
KIrman M. Reeves (R.).
Alexander Slmpsdn (D.).
S. Roy Heath (D.).
William A. Stevens (II.).
Arthur Whitney (R).
Harry T. Hagaman (R.).
TERMS NOT EXrlTlKU.
Joshua C, Haines (R.).
William H. Bright (It.).
Charles C. rilgrim (R,).
Edward L. Sturgess (R).
Contains m Xa4r4 tmt.
Stinging Defeat Is Given t
Tammany and Also to
BIG IEISH DEFECTION
Wigwam Desperation Is
Shown by Order to Safe
guard Ballot Boxes.
IT EXPECTS A RECOUNT
Newburger Leads in Judiciary
Race and Untcrmyor Is
The Democratic party met a
stinging defeat yesterday.
Representative F. II. La Guardla,
the Republican candidate for Presi
dent of the Board of Alderfaen, de
feated President Robert lJ?$Moran,
the Tammnny candidate for reelec
tion, by n narrow margin.
With only thirty-three election dis
tricts missing out of a total of 2,567
Ln Guardla was leading by about
1,102. Moran headquarters at an early
hour this morning acknowledged that
the figures they had indicated Mb do
feat by 000. They sold a recount
would be demanded without doubt.
Police Commissioner Enrlght sent
word to every police station ordering
that the ballot boxes be guarded with
.the greatest care.
1 Samuel S. Koenlg, Republican
leader in Manhattan, suggested to the
leaders of the other counties that the
boxes be watched by Republican
The Democrntic plurality ln the
city for Gor. Alfred E. Smith last
year was 270,000.
nebnke to Democratic Furty.
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I it was cieur innt me voters casi
their ballots as they had been talking
and that the tremendous change ln
the political complexion! of the city In
a year was due In no small measure
. to the unpopularity of the Wilson Ad
ministration ln Washington. The
voters wished to rebuke the Demo
cratic party and they did so deci
sively. Irwin Untermyer and Justice Robert
L. Luce, tho Tammany candidates for
the Supreme Court, First district, were
defeated. Judge Joseph E. Newburger,
who was turned down by tho "Boss,"
and Philip J. McCook, the Republican
candidates, wtre elected.
Untermyer was a poor fourth ln the
race. He was beaten by Justice New
burger by about 80,000 votes. Now
burgor ran about 57,000 votes ahead
of Luce and McCook defeated Luce
by about 30,000.
Henry II. Curran, Republican, was
elected President of the Borough ot
Manhattan over Edward F. Boyle,
Tammany candidate and chairman of
its general committee, by about 6,000
The Republicans captured two of
the three City Court Justiceships.
Richard H. Smith, who was also
turned down for renomlnatlon, as waa
Justice Newburger, ran first. He was
followed by Davis. The one Tammany
man elected to the City Court waa
Louis Wendel. Joseph M. Callahan of
The Bronx, whose election was sup
posed to be sure ran fourth. The
other Tammany man defeated was
Thomas T. Rellly.
Foley Saved 1'rnni Wreclt,
The only other office that "Boss" Mur
phy saed out of the wreck was that ef
Surrogate. James A. Foley, his son-in-'
law and former State Senator, had a
plurality of some 23,000 over James
O'Malley, his Republican opponent This
victory was largely personal and did
little to take away the sting of hte
The overwhelming defeat of the Tam
many ticket means a weakening of tho
leadership ot Charles V. Murphy, and
early this morning Democrats were al
ready talking of the end of the reign of
the Squire of Good, Ground.
In spite of everything that Tammany
leaders could do to nave Untermyer, In
snltn nf all tha monev that wns snent
I by Samuel Untermyer, his father, tho
resentment relt by the rank and nie or
the party was'clearly shown In the over
whelming defeat of the young man.
Former Senator Foley defeated James
O'Malley by about 23,000.
Charles F. Murphy left Tammany
Hall at 12:30. When ho was asked to
make some comment at his home at 1
o'clock he raid :
"I will not concede the election of La
Guardla. I believe that Moran has been
elected. Neither will I concede the elec- '
tlon of Curran until the full returns are
Jacob L. Livingston, Republican
leader of Kings County, said:
"This Is not a Republican victory," lis
said, "so much as It Is a victory for the
Democrats who are dissatisfied with the
policies of President Wilson asd are
disgusted with the party for other
cautes. It presages what will happen
The Socialists hoped to poll mere
votes for their candidate for President
cf tho Board of Aldermen than they did
for Morris HUNiutt, their candidate for
Mayor in 1917. James O'Neal, who