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VOL. IV. NO. 50
PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1917
CoruioiiT, 1017, Bt tub rcnuo I.twrn CouriNt
HAIG FIGHTS WAY AHEAD
ON PASSCHENDAELE LINE
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USAACS MARCH UPON FRANKLIN FIELD TO CHEER THEIR CHAMPIONS
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BY BRITISH IN
Launch Savage Assault
North of Passchen
daele "GOOD PROGRESS,"
Mp Second Drive of Week Di
rected at Westroose
TO CLEAR ENTIRE RIDGE
I.ON'DON', KoV. 10.
In stormy weather at ix UiIh niornitiR
Field Marshal Hnlu attain sot lib great at
tacking war machine la motion for a ilrUe
north and northwest if I'as--elicnilacle.
'Good progress" In the new attack was
reported In tho British commander-in-chiefs
A dispatch from the front ha s the I3rlt
lh(roe their wedge nearly a mile farther
Into the German positions out of Tabschen
daelt. As the dispatch was filed, Halg's lc
, torlous troops weio reported to hae
chleed all their obJectUe.s. A dozen
strong fortified farms hae been overrun
ky the British attacking waves. Vigorous
"ihtlng was reported all along the lino of
The pressure of Halg's push Is shoving
the Bavarians gradually off nil tho ridges.
They were resisting lolently but unsuc
cessfully. The drle today Is the second this week
hlch the Tlrltlsh hae directed at the last
remaining hold of the enemy on the I'ass
chendaele ridge, 'lho direct objectlvo of
tth of these thrusts Is W'cstroosebckp, I
linratrtho extremity of the high ground and
commanding the lowlands noitli to Itoulers.
The first leport from Held Marshal Halg
ld not specify tho extent of tho front oer
blch his attack wns made. Tho previews
rrn this week was across a comparatively
Mttrlcted area and swept tho Canadians
The Germans failed to make a single
Counter-attack to this blow, despite the fact
that captured Germans declared Hlnden
ourg had ordered tho retaking of l'ass
chendaele at nil costs. Tho enemy lines
re pulverized by" the tremendous British
. "fe and unable to re-form for. an attack.
With todai's smash, Halg has been bor
I In ahead In the Ypres sector since Septeni
r 21. This Is his ninth general assault
fjalnst the enemy's lines, livery provlous
Wow has been powerful enough to advance
th British lines materially nnd this de
' Plt the fact that Crow n Prince Ilupprecht
massed his picked Bavarian troops tb op
pose, tho Tommies.
Iloulers Is tho ultlmato objcctlvo of tho
British onslaught. With this city In Brlt
n hands one of tho main lines of German
communications, to tho coast submarine
Wsea of Zeebrugge and Ostend would bo
evered. Itoulers lies flvo miles beyond
,,, PAHIS. Nov. 10.
Italdlrg activity and artillery firing on
Mth Bides was all the War Oftlen rernrt1
If today Northwest of Ilhehns German raids
rr r&lled. On th rtirlit l.ml tit v. -fn,.UA I..
fr Cjume Wood, the enemy continued his "nr-
"'ry nre o v the last few days.
In AlSlCe. nnrthcLAut n UAnnnaa nn.l
i fulS"iPils' tho French carried out success.
TWO HURT IN FALL OF HOUSE
f Buried Under Debris When Building
-mwo. Inen were Injured when an unoccu
pied house at the Bouthweot corner ot
owanson nnd Queen streets collansed todav
fJ JWthOUt Warning. Thn hnm. un. haln .
('- E.??led and tha nwWent was caused. It
A J5"V",,,by Turkmen digging too close to
, , ... luunuauon.
Sfi nil? ln.JurJ men uro William Fisher, of
ftVt iS.th Kront Btreet' a'"1 Johr McOlllen.
tL'"l Zft Norfolk slrpct The., warn .I.II.J
kfiu19 debr, hy Captain Philip Thomas
; iMOvv KRaii fv pwBa i
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The United States Ambulance Corps
at tne scene ot battle between us
tb mi; fvcitt. wi ,.itviu ucwvcji iin luuiwtlll C'li:cll illiu III
United States Marines from the Philadelphia Navy Yar
Private Phillips, of Portland, Me., is petting the bear
PENN TEAM LEADS
DARTMOUTH, 7 TOO
Straus Goes Over for Touch
down in Fourth Period.
Berry Kicks Goal
QUAKERS OUTPLAY RIVALS
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1 If Id Juilce Thorpe, nliimlilii.
BrtAVHS' riKLD, Boston, JIass . Nov 10.
Perm and Dartmouth were In a. deadlock.
In their annual stiugglo on Braves' Held
this afternoon and In thrco periods neither
team was able to score.
Straus went over for a touchdown for
Penn In tho fourth period Berry kicked
A freakish wind which swept across the
field wns in n measure responsible . for
Penn's failure to nre. Howard Beiry
missing Ihc chancej at Hold goals and Bill
Qulglcy loct one
Ilowaid Berry Kicked off to McDunough
who wns downed on his own 40-jard line.
On three plas tho Holbrook brothers made
6 jnrds and McDonough added 7 and first
downs. S. Holbrook sklpied off tackle for
5 jards and on the next play Penn was
penalized, giving Dartmouth first down. On
two plavs tho Holbrook brothers made 2
jards und then tried a forward pass, widen
was grounded. Penn held for clowns.
Berry, Stmus and Light made only ti
jards on three plajs. Berry punted 45
jards to'' McDonough who was downed on
his 45-jard line. C. Holbrook on two tries
made 5 yards and then a forward pass was
grounded. S Holbrook punted GO jards to
Berrj-. who went out of bounds on Penn's
34-jard line. Berry hit tackle for 2 jards.
Bell tossed n, forward pass to Miller for a
12-j-ard gain. The lied and Blue nu-irter-back
then threw to Van Glnklo for u 4-yaid
Berry on tho next play got a toss to Bell
for u 25-j-ard gain, bringing the ball to the
25-yard lino. Miller gained 6 yards on an
other forward paBs from Bell. Belt went off
tackle for 3 yards, but on tho next play
the Quakers were holding and suffered a
15-yard penaltj'. Berry's forward pass
grounded. Tho lied and Blue fullback then
tried a field goal from the 45-yard line
against the wind and failed.
Dartmouth vas given the ball on Its o;vn
20-yard line and after three plajs failed.
H. Holbrook punted 60 jards to Berrj.
Straus hit the line for 7 yards. Light
added 3 and first downs. Straus made 2
yards on tfto attempts. A Penn forward
pass grounded and'Berry punted 40 jards
to McDonough, yho was thrown on his own
ut ; via kww t
from Allentown upon its arrival
toothall eleven and the team of
MURPHY KICKS TWO
Star Quarterback's Toe
Gives Ambulance Boys
Lead Over Marines
FARRELL SCORES 6 POINTS
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(iiirluu . rleht tut Mr . . John-nil
ill.nii rlslit end , ,J tiinmif 1
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Krfrrre lllllj Morris I'fini. I mnlrr lllrk
Mrrrltl. ulf. I Irlil Jiulce I on Jnurilrt. I't mi.
IImhI liiiPKimin Tom ruuki, renn. llnii- of
rilANKLIN PIKLD. .Nov 10 The ac
curate, too of ".Mike" Murphy In the first
period of tho big game between the Ambu
lance eleven and LMdlo Mahan's Marines
hero tills afternoon enabled tho contingent
from Allentown to lead at tho end of tho
second period (m the first occasion Mur
phy dropped batk to the 30)-ard line and
neat it Miuarely between the uprights l'lve
minutes latei he dropped one owr from tho
25-jnrd line without effort
A crowd of 20 On witnessed this attrac
tion between the two strong scrvite teams.
Malum was unable to do mut h, tho In
Jury to his leg keeping him much In the
background He tok no chances on lino
smashing and only did the kicking for his
BretVr helped to keep the ball In the
Marines' territory with Is brilliant runs
nroun dteh ends, while Cramer smashed his
wuy through the lino for repeated big gains.
Farrell went over for a touchdown In tho
second period and Murphy kicked the goal.
Score, 13 to 0 In favor of Usaacs
Mnhan for tho Marines anil Johnson for
the Usaacs tossed the com for tho kick-off
at 3:15. The Marines won the toss and
they choso to kick off, defending the east
goal. A llrfht breeze was against them.
Mahan kicked oft to Brewer, who ran
the ball back to mldlleld, whero Hddle
nailed him. Brewer took the ball twice In
succession without gaining u jard. On the
fourth down a fumble cost the Usaacs 10
j-ards. They punted to the Marines' 20
jard line and Mahan brought It back 15
jards. I'jacock tor eft yards on tho next
Mahan went through center for 5 j'ards,
but the Marines werpenallied 15 jards for
holding. Ball on Marines' 25-yard line. On
the third down, with 17 jards to gain,
Mahan punted to tho Usaacs' 45-jard line.
Brewep dodged back 10 jards and then
went through center for a jard. So took
the ball once more around left end for 4
jards. Murphy, .tho Usaacs Quarter, then
went around right tackle, but was downed
Murphy punted to the Marines' 18-yard
line. Gravy Williams's sweater was torn
BANK OF PIAVE
Austro-German Drive From
Dolomites Menaces Ital
ian Left Wing
BIIIIUN', Nov. 10.
German-Austrian troops have reached the
Plavo lllver line.
Tho War Office announcement today
' The allies (Austria and Germany) have
reached tho Plavo from Susegana down
ward as far ns the sea
Asligo has btn tiken," tho War Office
AsHgo, In the province of Vicenzi is the
chief town of the district termed the "Seven
Communes" It has n popul itlnn of about
2000 It Ih twentv-two miles nrrth of VI
cenz.i Tho town was taken Ify the Austro
llungirian forces In their big Trentlno
tlrlvii of mic, but they wero later forced
back Into the Dolomite Alps Its capture
by tho German-Austrian army menaces the
Italians' left Hank on the Plave.
husegan.i Is approxlmitely thlrtj'-one
miles from the Adriatic coast and on the
main railway to Trevlso It Is nearlv a
mile tllstint from the PHvo River Itself
The Berlin citilciiil Kt.itt inr-nt unnlil In.
dlc.iti" tli.it the battle lines are now drawn !
for the grwit h ittle which may decide the
fate of Wnetl i As the River Plave runs,
this line probably cMfndj over a front of
more than lift j miles
ROMi:, Nov 10
The Italian re tr guards ennped the In
vading Austro-derm in forces by blowing up I
the bridges across the I'lave, according to
tho official statement from the War Offlcs
todaj- The zone of nctiv It j- was frotn Suse.
gnna to tho hea.
The Italian forces, having carried out a
sjatenntlc retreat from the Ionzo front,
atu In battlu form itlon today on the west
bink of the wcll-fnrtifiid IMave River.
With them aio the Kranco-BrltUh troops,
who, with added' oton s of supplies, muni
tions and lie.ivj guns, arc ready to partlcl-
f ontinueil on I'uee Ttu, oliiinn Virn
GUELAND, WITH LAKE UP,
TAKES PIMLICO OPENER
Man of the Hour Takes Second Place,
With Tea Party Finishing
P1.MMCO TRACK', Md , Nov 10 due
land, 110, Lake up, i.m away with h
ojiener this afternoon, finishing ahead of
Man of the Hour and Te i Party In a
xlx-fuiloiiR dash Tho winner paid JC GO,
4 70 and J SO. The tlnio was 1.15.
PRIST lUC'i: H furloiiK
Ruelaiul 11" Uikr . . 50 14 70 3 80
.Mini nf Ihc Hour, llo
V Colllna . . , 0 10 t HO
Tisi Party. 107, shuttlniter . 7 BO
Time, l-lft Ilraado Stirry H.inncr. Hon
Jose, Dnwurd. (irHnan, ti;iUtn, lianilana III.
tArliona tdenevleve II . KllmtnMor. tToo
ltootH tSiiumanuhi. nln ran. ('Coupled with
Man nf th Ilnur tKIld
HKCOND HAL'i: tho Oreen Sprlnir Valley
flteerlechaHa llunrtkaii, four- ear-olds and up,
Ilet. 113, Rendoraon . 10 00 $4 00 Jl no
llelle ot tlrin Mnr 14". Hush 3 40 u ill)
New Itavn 14.1 Crawford . s vi
Time, 4 ii Cjnorurf Lady Udulna, Hon
Spinner TroiMleoturn nUn ran
THRU) llACi:, four-M'ar-olds and up, mile
nnd 70 ard. ......
KbkIi. lull Kunimer JT 70 4 10 1 4n
Polroma, 114 Slnllur . 7 70 4 00
Peep HU.IH 1(111, Walla . . 1 ()
Tlnif. 1 ID 1-" TInit-a.llnB udellnif, Trae
lion Mr Win Johnson alo ran
FOt-'UTll IIAI'B. une mile
War Cloud. i Lnflus 0 80 H 20 J.' 70
Tlpplly Wltchell. 1J7. Ilowan . 3 30 2 70
lh Porter. 117 SchutUnecr 330
Tlm, 1.11 2-5.
FIRST HACK, pursa 1800, two-year-olds, 1
Quito 10S. Hanover . . ...10 70 4 20 3 (10
Pnrrlsh. 107. a W. Carroll ntlu ' 0
O'Malley, 1"7. Connelly .... ... ... 11 o
"Time 1-40 3-B. l)oot Tim McOee. OltTy,
Itedmon. Cracow, Jack Rill. Tanlac. Jean K.
alHBi"Nn HACK. 1 1.10 miles
1 Poxy drift. HI' llollon 10 50 1,0 3 70
V Pair Orient. 00. Willis . mo 4 lit)
3 Southern I.eaitue, lus, clray . 10 30
Time, 1'4 2-5.
, Suffragists Resent Forcible Feeding
Philadelphia tmffragtsts, members of th
Pennsylvania branch ot the Nation
Woman's party, are up In arms over tl
reported xorcioie teeaing ot .miss Alice Pa
U. S. A. A. C g
W. AND J..o 3
PA. STATE... 0
MAXIMALISTS IN FULL CONTROL OF MOSCOW
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10. The Maximali&tb. nie in full contiol of
the city of Moscow, the American consul gcnei.il repotted to the Stale
Dcpaitment late this afternoon. The mes&age was dated two days
ago. It gave only meagre advices, on the events in Moscow. Contiol
of the pobt& and telegraphs has been taken over by the Radicals, ami
all conservative newspapers have been supprc&scd.
BANK MESSENGER ROBBED OF $53,000
NEW YORK, Nov. 10. Walter Thomas, nineteen, a mcbsengei
of the State Bank, vns held up and robbed of $ 53,000 woith of ceiti
ficd chfcktf he'te tills afternoon fcy a highwayman Who escaped.
CHICAGO PACIFISTS' MEETING RULED LEGAL
CHICAGO, Nov. 10. Officials are not expected to inteifcio witli
the scheduled meeting of the People's; Council for Demociacy ami
Terms of Peace, despite a recent resolution for the City Council icc
ominendlng that such meetings be prevented. The city law depaitmcnt
hub mled the meeting legal unless bedltlout. utterances are made.
BIG DECREASE IN UNFILLED STEEL ORDERS
Nr.W YORK, Nov. 10. The unfilled tonnage of the United Stntcs Steel Corpora
tion on October 31 wns 9,009,675, showing n decrease of 823.S02. On September 30 tho
unfilled tonnage was 9,833,477 and on August 31. 10,107,017 A jcar ago It was
FOREIGN OFFICIALS HERE
AN ATLANTIC PORT, Nov. 10. Captain Tamal. of the Japanese armj; l.leu
tenant Alvlz IJiiigatlliia, of tho Italian army, und other foreign mllitaty ofllclals
arrived here today ftom a British port to attend a conference nt Washington on plans
for allied warfare. The vessel carried 219 passengers. The trip was uneventful.
NAME CHIEF COUNSEL FOR
WASHINGTON. Nov. lO.-The redernl
Walsh, of Wnshburn, Wis, its chief counhel.
commission In a Icgnl capacity for two
hah been vacant. Mr. Walsh had charge
slon's Investigation Into the news print paper trade
CRAMPS' BUY BIG NEW YORK ENGINE PLANT
The William Cramp & Sons Ship & Knglnc Building Company hav 0 purchased
for $1,300,000 the entire plant of the Do I .a Vergne Machine Company, located In
the Bronx, New York. The area covered by the property Is about six acres,
plant purchased Is to construct marine engines.
TWENTY HURT IN
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 More than
officer was killed In nn antl German riot
olllco was tlcstrojtd and other 'buildings were partially wrecked by the Infuriated
.,..,,!.,. Ti,B i..iut,n of tho disturbance was said to have been an unfounded rumor
thnt a Brazilian training bhip had been
30,000 FREIGHT CARS FOR U. S. USE IN FRANCE
NI2W YORK, Nov. 10 The United States Government Is reported to have
placed orders for 12,000 Instead of 6000 freight cars with American builders for ex
port to Trance and to be used by tho American expeditionary force. Details are
lacking, but the Vnlted States Government has now placed orders for more than
B0 000 cars for service on French roads Car Inquiries from domestic railroads now
amount to 7500, the construction of which will call for 75,000 tons of steel.
WETS NOW 189 VOTES AHEAD IN OHIO
COIA'MBUS. Ohio. Nov. 10 Wets und drjssped down the home stretch today
In 0110 of the gieatest State-wide elections ever staged. At 9 A. M Secretary of
State Fulton's tabulation, Including olliclal returns from seventy of eightj -eight coun
ties and allowing for tho errors favoring the wets In Hamilton County, gave" the wet
forces a narrow lead of 189 otes. Tho count at that hour, using tho unofficial re
turns from eighteen counties was: Wets, 521,446; drjs. 521,257.
FIRE IMPERILS U. S. TRANSPORTS
Blaze in Freighter at Atlantic Port
Caused by Accident
AN ATLANTIC POUT, Nov. 10 Three
big transports, formerly transatlantic liners,
were menaced for a time, early today by a
fire In the forward hold of a freighter In
drjdock here Police ascribed the blaze to
the accidental dropping of a red-hot rivet by
a member of the repair crew which has
been working night and day to repair the
freighter, recently driven ashore off the At
Untie coast ouring a vioienv eiurm,
PENN FRSH. 0 27 7 7-11
PITT FRSH.. 0 0 0 O-.O
PRINCT'N F. 0 0 0
HARVARD F.H 0 0
TUFTS 0 0
COLBY 0 0 -
OHIO ST'E . 0 -
SYRACUSE.. 28 7 -
BUCKNELL.. 0 0 -
STEVENS.... 7 7 -
DELAWARE. 0 0 -
FOR ALLIED CONFERENCE
U. S. TRADE COMMISSION
Trade Commission today appointed John
Mr Walsh has been connected with the
jcars Up to this appointment the position
of the legal woik Incident to the ojmmls-
ANTI-GERMAN RIOT IN BRAZIL
twenty persons were wounded and a police
at I'ernnmbuco, Brazil. The German cable
torpedoed bj a German .submarine off the
SOLDIERS' MOTHER A SUICIDE
Worry Over Their Military Service Be
NKW YORK. Nov. 10. Mrs. Kllzabeth
Woods, w Ife of Dr. J. Scott Woods, a Brook
lyn eye specialist, killed herself today bv
'.firing two bullets Into her right temple.
I -it-,...... rt. . i,..- ... A ....... .
ui; if.v, n-i twu buiib, wnu are in
military service, Is advanced as probable
cause for the act.
City Appointments Today
City appointments today Include William
D. Aucott, 691 West Jackson street, stenog
rapher, Department of Whan es. Docks and
FAILS TO PROVE
Contention of Votes Me
galjy Thrown Out Not '
WILL PrGHT TO THE END,
Oi'KaniwUion's EfTnrt to Prevent
Openiny Boxes in Election
Court Is Defeated .
Opening ot the billot-box nf the third
division Knurth Ward did nrt custaln th
Town Meeting pt:tv' e-ontent'on In Its p
tltlon nd in the election court today that
twe-itj -three ballots had been omitted from
the count because thev were marked with
crosCR(for the Town Meeting ticket and
nl.-o for District ttornev Rrt-in unoppose
Oiganlz ttlon c.itidlilato for re-election.
Of the twritj -three ballots tllcirded bj!r
the ilcct'on limrd of the division, eight
wero Democratic, nine Republican nnd tha
rematndir for Sorl.ill-t nnd other minor
tickets In addition, eight others four
Toun Meeting nnd four Republican wer
found to havi been lllegilly marked but
counted In all of the c.T-es. according te
! cv.tience. the voter had marked his
V ttv s ic.it. v ith ,i i rtiss and then'auto
math'illy vitiated his own ballot by vottn
also for a candidate of another pirty. ,.
Befoio tho balloti uim examined by
conn tel. Juilge Martin cilled attention to
thu fact tint thf returns before the courl
showed tie Mglitttv.te to b' -Ixty-two for
ICendrlcl. while the Town Meeting vote was
fonj-M htr.ilght The tinllntit tiktn frori J
thi Lt s!iuved the same figures. There
v ore httj-two Hr light Republlcin votes.
no Dtimcratlo and fnrt-sK ftr the Town
Meeting party In addition to thece were
the split tickets marked for the. Town
Mcttlng pirty, together with markings for
the cindldates hi the Republican ticket.
V ion all the ballots had been examined
It wis -igieed tint of the nlxty-two Re
nubMcin ballnts, four should be thrown
out and n like number from the flfty-onp
Town Meeting billots Tills -would leave
flfty-clpht Keimbllean ind fortj-even Town
Meeting billots When this was conceded
by both s'des, the court directed the elec
tion t Ulcers to mike a recount and a corv
rccted return In an ante-room.
AOAIWST I-' I'M. 1NSPHCTION
Herry J Scntt nct made a motion that
P-rmlssnn be granttd to examine the voters'
check lists nnd check stubs returned to
the County Commissioners or t- the Pro
thonotar.v's otllce in all of t'te 133G divisions
throughout the eltv
Congressman Scott Immediately objected
that to allow such a thing would bo without
precedent If It coul.l be permitted ut all,
he contended It could only be after th
court hid completed the count, when all
such papers became public recoids. opcri to
public Inspeetl n, but to allow- them to be
handli d Jiy It responsible persons befoio the
rourt hail prn them would be an unheard
II J Sou ild ho meant that the Town
Mei tlsg inrtv should be permitted to ex
nml le tlu v liters check list and the stubs
In tarh ilHMon ifter each division had
been pissed bj th couif
John II K Scott iippocrl the granting
of such pi rml-lon At his (suggestion the
court dlicfted Henry J 'Scott to prepare
a petition to whlth John R K oott would
have the right to file nn answer The Court
will then consider the matter
RROR IN SRVRNTFI WARD
Attentlen of the court was called by At
torney William T Connor to a m.staxe tn
the fourth division of the Reventh( Ward,
which had alteidv been computed
Mr Connor .'aid that tho returns from
this division showed a uniform xote oj
thlrtv-flve for tho Town Meeting candidates,
with the rrptlon of Candidates Arm
strong and .Smith, who were each given
thlrtj-four nCdltlonil votes Mr. Connor
.ld this was a pilpable mistake and h(
acked that tho election boird be sent fo
- ?,? "m',Ur SSm beh.7;recteCd,:urred
, ,,1,0 foVThe'lSunt'"'
,,.Ml,mcd with the enlllng of tho Fourteentn
ORI)i:it UAI.I.OT-BOX OPHNED
After a lone arcument by counsel of th
ItpiiuhlUnn organization. Judces Flnlettei1 J JSt
and Martin ordered tho billot-box of th iiU
third division of the Fourth Ward opened Ja
in court When this announcement )ja
made John R K rieott, of counsel for the
Republican pirty, t-ald the Court had "it
authority to open the box
If there is no error In the hox." coun
tered Henry J Scott, counsel for the? Town
Meeting parts', "why contend against open
ing it" Let the box be produced. Let It
speak for Itself "
Troceed with the hearing and open th
box " ordered Judge Flnletter
The box was brought before the Court 'i
I nnd opened by Sol Rains, superintendent of 't
elections. In the Prothonotarj-'s office. n.M
In Ins argument againsi openingine oai j-j
lot-box. Representative Scott quoted th A i
election laws, asserting that the box naoj 'j
been sealed bv law and could not be opened pi
In tho election court He pointed out thst to
such procedure would enable the electlo
rourt to onen every .one of the more tns
1300 ballot boxes abd thus virtually maRKFoi
a recount ot tne election, wnicn. no htrt'"i
.....y h.vnnil the, nnwer of the court. .or. 5. i J
nnnresentatlve Scott hinged his plea t!f?'
keep the box closed on the fact that Vi4
..nttnA.i JdMnp miiKt nAtltlnn for nnenlntf .V I
.of the box and that he must produce evk'j.
dence that there was mistake or rraua. 'J
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"The evidence h. In tne uox." repneq, n
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