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THDBSDAT, NOVEMBER' 7. Wf.
Xhe'retult of one of the most mcri
mompin Presidential contests u Wood
row Wilson. The American people
have so .'decided. .Mr. Wilson is an
unassuming man-of ability, a leader of
high .Ideals and, of statesman-like gift.
There is not any use speculating now
whether'' "the result of'' the election
would have been the same if T. R. had
not so maliciously split the Republican
party, wide open, and if a number of
conservative Republicans had not voted
for Gov. Wilson in order to forestall
a Roosevelt victory.
The fear has been expressed fre
quently during the campaign that, if
elected,, Mr, Wilson, would ruthlessly
cut 'the tariff, disturbing business and
checking prosperity. This fear is
groundless. No doubt that the tariff
will be revised downward on many
schedules but we hardly thmk that
there will be any rush or haste about
it Rather the reverse. For while the
Senate"'ny become Democratic through
the action o'f the State Legislatures
this coming winter, such majority will
be ery small and will include a num
ber of cautious Democrats, men sen
sithe of manufacturing and business
conditions, who will not approve any
radical action on the part of an ultra
"progresshe House and a President
who is reputed to be a bit of a radi
cal," VThe worst that can be said of Mr.
Wilson is that he' is a theoretician
that he lades practice. But to judge by
the moderation and restraint he dis
played during the campaign and from
his oft-reputed remarks:
"The business of the country is not
to be disturbed. Its" trammels, on the
contrary, are to be removed, and the
unjust and unequal privileges which
hae made it top-heavy and endangered
every wholesome thing about it are to
be removed, not by any drastic process,
but by the mere enforcement of justice
and fair dealing and the removal of
His alleged radicalism is apt to van
ish with the responsibilities he will
hae to shoulder. Nonetheless, having
constantly made the promise to revise
the tariff, such a revision is inevitable;
but unless the President-elect for-some
reason should call an extra session,
nothing could lie done until a year
hence, when Congress will assemble
for the first time under his adminis
tration, and by that time the business
interests will have had ample time to
discover whether Mr. Wilson is a
Themost loyal Republican who has
witnessed his standard-bearer go down
to defeat "owing to his steadfast zd-
herence to those great constitutional
principles which are the safeguard of
the republic may find consolation in
the fact that his chosen successor has
discarded the dangerously radical ideas
of a centralized government and at
tack upon constitutional methods.
In many respects it must be regret
ted that Mr. Taft was not given an
opportunity to'carry out the wise and
sane policies of his administration. Mr.
Taft has done faithful, honest, and dis
interested service for the nation, and
heleaves the country more prosperous
than when ihe assumed the duties of
his high office.
If there be any humiliation attached
- to the verdict o'f Tuesday it cannot
rest on Mr. Taf but upon those who
nave tinea to ao mm justice.
Homing has." occurred during Mr.
Taffs incumbency of the White' House
to alter-the- country's judgment that
no Jnan' entered upon the Presidential
tternt better. equipped tor the discharge
oi the dirties of that office. His tri
umphs have heen numerous, and his
failures left his honor untarnished. We
merely have to recall his negotiation of
the peace; treaties with England and
France, the odiumof the rejection of
x which""rests upon, actions abroad. And
though the Canadian reciprocity treaty
miscarried, bis part in the work will
?; rank among one of . his best achieve-
; '" meats. His practical mode of admin
jn iseeriag- the affairs of the government,
? his -determination to subordinate every-
tbiag to efficiency 'has transformed de-
'poataJaaviaaB hailkt. tint
raacaBanav-.uat oaaaaar amce, iae-
Bonopoljes 'and Jthev white -lavers, has
hroadeaed the 'control of' interttatt
ooWrce, and' Binerou. other things,
for, all of which 'credit 4 due him. The.
maimer in' which tJM-mwdledthe
deKcate -Mexican border Htaation hat
ateered this -coaatryT-clear of teriqoa
embroilment there. And in Central
America as well his tact Wl diplomacy
has saved the United States more than
a Pf ssing showing of the "mailed fist'
in order to restore peace.
.Mr. Taft' is not a. politician. His
failures are due mainly to this "de
ficiency" of declining to sacrifice prin
ciple' for popularity. He has given the
people who honored him a "square
deal," free from humbug and all that
which he himself tersely describes as
Wfflkm Smlaer. v
The Congressman, who as chair
man of the Foreign Relation Commit
tee of the House, made so enviable
a- record ' for himself, has added one
more honor to the long list of his
gratifying tchievements ''by his selec
tion to the chief magistracy of the
Empire State.' To defeat a man like
Oscar Straus in itself was a brilliant
success, but to outrun the Presidential
candidate of his party is vastly more
to his credit
Mr. Sulzer always has fought the
people's battle, despite ridicule, when
ever the people were sorely in need of
a friend or a champion of their cause.
It is his boast that he has never had a
boss, and it remains to be seen whether
as Governor of our greatest State he
will remain free from boss rule and
Almost the first thing Mr. Sulier
will be forced to do will be either re
pudiate Murphy and all the interests
that back him, or to take his orders
from the Tammany boss. It must not
be forgotten that on the ticket which
has been swept in with Mr. Sulzer are
scores of men who acknowledge Mur
phy as their boss, and that this same
man "bossed" the Legislature. What
is Mr. Sulzer going to do? It is either
"crawl" or "war."
He is confronted by a very difficult
problem, and we shall interestedly
watch the new Governor's actions if he
is still desirous to retain his cognomen
of "champion of. the people."
Another thing. The Democratic
party now is absolutely committed to
a single term for President Mr. Sul
zer, on ine record ne-nas made in
this campaigned in fab', public career,
may be Democracy's choice for 1916,
providing he stands the test for the
next two years at Albany.
'Tawning" Her Babies.
At the Morrisania Police Court in
New York City the other day, a wom
an staggered in through a drenching
rain with an infant in her arms, a boy
of fhe, and a girl of six, grasping her
muddied skirts. Called before the mag
istrate this desperate mother said that
she had come to surrender her chil
dren to sae them from starvation. Her
husband was committed to an insane
asjlum six months ago. After a ter
rible struggle to keep her stricken fam
ily together with what she could earn,
she found herself unable to pay 15
cents daily demanded by the day
nursery, which cared for the children
while she worked. She had come at
last "to pawn her babies" that they
There is nothing new about this
extremely sad story. It is being repeat
ed in the lives o'f hundreds of poor
people everywhere. Destitute mothers
are "being compelled to place their in
fants in the care of asjlums, where
children are bereft of all that a home
means. We believe that the woman that
bears children is as much entitled to
their custody after the father has died
or been disabled as she was while he
lived and earned money for his fam
lily. Any mother is a mainstay of our
system of society, and society, there-
tore,-owes a comiortable home to
every mother and her children. The
able-bodied father,' reluctant to dis
charge his' '.obligation, must be co
erced by law, but when the father by
any cause is removed, society as a
whole, meaning city or State, owes
what the father no longer can supply.
A petty Incident Is closed by the an
nouncement on the part of the Depart
ment of Justice thar it -will not proceed
against former Indian Commissioner
Valentine for supposedly carrying whis
ky to an Indian reservation. Mr. Valen
tine produced, a permit allowing him to
have on his person a flask on trips of In
Armament and power being equal.
French engineers have decided that a
pursued aeroplane would have .a great
advantage over a pursuer In the event of
a battle In the air.
Is EvansvlUe. lad., proud of her pa
tiiotlc dtlxen who made the'clty a pres
ent' of a certificate of deposit to be used
after 230 years?
Fears of our military unpreparadnesa
Is rubbish. If this keeps on. dur 'sol
diers will soon become veterans at strike
Too many kings msy stIH spoil the
result 'of the Balkan war. '
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Heriaatea T la Hlatary,
November ' 7. 11 TIemy .Vffl U
chased throush the afreets. ot Ixrnooo
by sancsters. ' V
November 7. MB Ohekupeere opens Us
Globe Theater as a vaudevUIe houe a.
'it Daaeat D. -
, "My boas Is a tlgHtwad and an old
"Now. oy boy. youUl never sat aay
wbere It you se atoned SlTlns away
trade secrets.". ,
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fTouns man, yon ipent CO taklnssome
orphans to the theater."
"Don't yen know that la mappUed
eharttyT That money would have bousht
a treat many yards of canton nazmel or
several barrels of eatmp tea."
"Had your diamonds stolen UtelyT In
quired the cub reporter. "Encased to
"Kindly omit banalities," responded the
state favorite. "Actresses don't telle
that kind of stuff nowadays. If I am
to be interviewed, I shell discuss ethical
Thea She Releate.
1 could never leave Boston."
"But, my love, business calls me to
"Then our ensetement Is off. Z could
never leave Boston to lire In Cleveland."
'Not even to live' In Superior Street 7'
NEW YORK SENDS
New York. Nov. . Of forty-three Con
tressmen elected in New Tork Stste yes
terday thirty were Democrats, twelve
were Republicans, sad cne Frotressive.
W. 1L Chandler, In the Nineteenth Dis
trict is tha lone Progressive. The com-'
position of the New York delegation In
the House Is ss follows:
First, Lathrop Brown. Dem.; Second. D.
J.vO'Jary. Dem.; Third, P. E. Wilson.
Dem.; Fourth, H. H. Dale. Dem.; Fifth.
J. P. Msher, Dem.; Sixth, W. J. Cal-
der. Rep.: Seventh. M. J. Fltxterald,
Dem.: Elsbth. D. J. Griffin. Dem
Ninth. J. H. CBrien, Dem.; Tenth. H.
A. Metz. Dem.: Eleventh. D. J. Rlorosn.
Dem.: Twelfth. 'H. M. Goldfogle. Dem.:
Thirteenth, T. D. Sullivan, Dem.: Four
teenth. J. M. lvy. uem.; raieenin,
M. F, Conry, Dem.; Sixteenth. P. J.
Doolie. Dem.; Seventeenth. J. F. Carew,
Dem.; Eighteenth, ?T. G. Fatten, Dem.;
Nineteenth, W. M. Chandler, trot.
Twentieth, F. B. Harrison,
Twenty-flrat H. George, Jr.
Twenty-second, H. Bruckner,
Twenty-third. J. A. Goulden.
Twenty-fourth, W. R. Oglesby,
Twenty -live, B. T. Taylor,
Twenty-six. E. D. Piatt Rep
seven. G. McClellan, Dem : Twenty-eight
P. G. Teneyck, Dem.: Twenty-nine. J.
S. Parker. Rep ; Thirty. Sam Waltan,
Rep ; Thirty-one. E. A. Merritt fr..
Rep.: Thirty-two, U W. Mott Rep:
Thirty-three. C. A Talcott Dem.: Thirty-four.
G. W. Falrchlld. Rep : Thirty
six. M. E. Drlscoll. Rep ; Thlrty-alx, S.
E Payne. Rep.; Thirty-seven. E. S. TJn
derhin. Dem.; Thirty-eight T. B. Dunn.
Rep.: Thirty-nine. H. O. Danforth.
Rep.; Forty. R. H. Glttlngs. Dem.; Forty
one. C B Smith. Dem.: Forty-second. D.
A. Drlscoll. Dem.; Forty-third. C. M.
'ONCLE JOE' CANNON
GOES TO DEFEAT
Chicago, Nov. t The Democrats hold
the balance of power In the Illinois dele
gation of Congressmen, with nineteen
Representatives to siir Republicans and
two Progressives. Lae returns Indicate
the defeat of former Speaker Joseph G.
Cannon fqr re-election In the Eighteenth
District his Democratic opponent Frank.
J. O'Halr, winning by a plurality of 611.
The Republican floor leader, James R.
Mann, was re-elected.
NEVADA GOES FOB WTISOH;
TO SEND BEFUBUCAN SEBATOB
Reno, Nev. Nov. . Returns from pre
cincts In Neada are coming In slowly.
Incomplete returns from eight counties
out of fifteen In the State show Wilson
has carried the State by about 5,000 ma
jority. W. A. Master, Republican, is
leading by GOO votes for united States
Senator, and E. E. Roberts, Republican,
has a slight lead In the Congressional
district Complete returns will not -be
available until late to-morrow.
The Socialist vote wss heavy In the
mining districts, Tonopah and Rawhide
going for Debs. ,
THE PEOPLES FORUM
Aeoras for Sawlrrals.
To the Editor: Why not feed our squir
rels In the, parks with acorns of which
there is an abundance In the woods and
cost nothing. Instead of peanuts, and
give the latter to poor children. Acorns
are the natural rooa or squirrels, ana
If acorns are toasted or dried out squir
rels will like them so much more and
the acorns when burled will not sprout
, FBEU 1. BBACSDLS.
GRXKD AJtD GOLD.
. Bins bimte sad Mass nile the. WoneV
No avow whet tk people ta.
CMd is ssuttr of ke sSUeas. t
Add aoUs at tut etanul wnr.
Wcamrsad psear ta farmr.
And irHtfen prope tsalr crow
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Of treat arced sad soMm ponr.
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Contreeelonat flthU Jn the ariew Statea
lest nltht resuMad hr fewchaweee bs the
totals for the Conaresalniiei -trtls Ji miaJ
la The WssMaatoa.-BsraleVaateviay
morntoa..-The beet liilssiaal oetelBMa
from returns'to Jsce Bear esst.BlSBt
sive the Demoerata.'of the aTensa a
porlty of ltt over BepabHoaBs and.Pte-
aiunive cotnotneo- . i, ,
The totals .now mleatea'srar1taee-
ltcana. 81: Frosreaslves, H; Democrats,
Am attemnt ta divide tha erobahla Sa-J
puoucan irom rrosresaive members at
this time Is unsatisfactory, because. of
the lerte number of Republican who
ran with the Progressive Indorsement
This was not, however, made a blanket
Indorsement m,aay Stats except where
the control of the Republican asacalaery
wss In the hands. of tha, rrosrasslves.
The result was that In many States Boll
Hbose Consresstonal eandldstas were 1b
tha field only In .certain .districts, .while
la tha ramalmns districts the Republi
can candidate was slven theFresresalva
support It will remain for the flrst par
tisan question la tha Bttty-thtrd Coa-
aress to determine what members of the
House desire to dlaaoclate thatssatvat
rrom the old KepubHoan daslsnarloB.
So far the returns have recorded seme
notable -casualties 'on the Republican
side. It la virtually established that
"Uncle Joe" Cannon, former 8neaker of
rthe .House, standpatter par excellence. In
mo eye or. man "the traM old man of
Alabama......., 9 .
Arizona. ...... . 1 .. .
AtIuuiibs.. ...,. 7
California . 8 4 3
Colorado 3 .. ,.
Connecticut...... 5 4 .
Delaware........ 1 1 ,
Florida.. ...... 3 ",
Georgia 11 ... ... 11 12 ,. .. 12
Idaho............ 1 .. 1 . . 2 1 1
niinoii 25 12 2 11 27 10 2 15
Indiana 13 1 .. 12 13 .. .. 13
Iowa 11 2 7 1 11 2 7 2
Kansas 8242 8.. 35
Kentucky 11 2
Louisiana...... 7 ..
Maine 4 2 ..
Maryland 6 1 ..,
Massachusetts.... 14 8 2
Michigan 12 10 ..
Minnesota 9261 iO l 3
Mississippi........ 8 ... ..3 8 .... 8
Missouri 16 , - 2 . 14 18 2 . 14
Montana 1 '1 .. ,.. 2 .... ,. 2
Nebraska 6 .. 3 3 6 .. 2 4
Nevada 1 1 . ,-, 1 1 . ...
New Hampshire.. 2 2 .. .. 2 .. . 2
New Jersey 10 3 .. 6 12 1 11
New Mexico 2 1 1 1 . . ,. 1
NewYork 37 13 1 22 43 10 2 31
North Carolina. . . 10 . . -. . 10 10 . . . . 10
North Dakota.... 2 2 .. .. 3 .. 3
Ohio 21 5 .. 15 22 2 1 19
Oklahoma. 5 2.. 3 8 3 .. 5
Oreron 2 11.. 3 .. 3
Pennsylvania 32 21 3
Bhode Island.... 2 1..
South Carolina... 7 .
South Dakota 2 2.,.. 3 21..
Tennessee 10 2 . 8 10 ,. 2 8
Texas 16 .. , 16 18 .. 18
Utah. . . . ....... 1 1 ,.. . 2 2 ..
Vermont, .... 2 2...,,.. 2 2
Virginia 10 1 9 10 1 9
Washington 3 12,. 5 14..
West Virginia... 5 1 ..
Wisconsinf 11 1 7 2 11 6 $2 3
Wyoming........ 11.... 1 1
Totals 394 115 45 228 435 86 60
0ne vacancy. fOne Socialist member.
Two Democratic-Kepublican Fusionists.
MINNESOTA GOES BEPTJBLICAN;
SENATOE NELSON EETUENED
Minneapolis, Nov. 6. Roosevelt will
carry Minnesota by 50.000 to 100,000 votes.
1480 precincts out of 2;9K giving Roose
velt U.9S; Wilson. 81.117; Taft 50,79.
As the result of the latest reports, an
"dope" In Minnesota Is upset' Taft la
running far weaker than supposed.
Roosevelt Is getting his strength in the
farm precincts, carrying them heavily.
Wilson's strength wss spent In towns
and cities from where returns are al
ready in. The ote will not be nearly as
heavy as expected, hardly reaching SO.O0O
In the entire. State.
St Paul. Minn , Nov. 6. Incomplete re
turns Indicate that the' State legislature.
will be Republicans by the usual big
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SaatytBlrd Ceaevess. Ree)raseataUve
nilsw B. atcKBUey, rtisinaan ec tne
RsBAiblhas-' Caasrsaslnnsl Committee.
aad earaetor of tha Taft pre-coavetftion
leTht, le aaother notable Utura who was
sweat to'prlvata Ufa by tea hi- Bell
Mooes vota'ta-flUlnals. Represaasattva
-cy- BBUoway.taa ctaat oc toe twees
sa4ABa'of Its 'meat pictnresqaa.BSiiass,
weatdowa before his Demeeeatio-ea-pooeat-
In Jfew Hampshire. 1
tselallets Iae Oaly- Saatt.
Victor Berser, who for two years has
enjoyed the .distinction of betas the ?
Socialist laltha House, loess his east he
fore a1 fusloa' candidate beaJtasDees:
aratiemd Fresresslvo Indorsamsac Mr.
Baraar, whosaesrtertamlnt'Oerman ao
oBt anfatUns'seod tdunor, and naively
pointed questions and- comment always
Insured a fair ana complimentary auav
enca In the House, leaves "that body at
a tiros when ha .would have (had com
psigr, ss .late returns from California
Indicate the election of a Socialist from
the Golden Gate State.
Minority. Leader James It. Mann. Rep
resentative 'Bodenbertr, and Representa
tive Madden, all DUnota "standpatters,"
seem to have been .returned with com
fortable martins, with the possible ex
ception of Rodenbers.
The rollowlns table snows the politi
cal complexion of the House of the
Sixty-second Contress and the probable
make-up of the next House.
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7 7 ,. 7
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2 4 3 . 1
5 6 6
4 16 4 5 7
2 13 4 4 5
8 . 36 18 7 11
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4 6 Z ... 4
Knute Nelson will be returned to the
United States Senate. His opponent was
Daniel W. Lawler, Democrat a St Paul
lawyer, and former Mayor of this city.
Six hundred and ninety-two precincts of
about 2.900 precincts In the State give
Nelson approximately 90.000 and Lawler
30,000. Nelson's plurality Is expected to
reacn w.to or more.
IOWA BETDSXB SHOW
STATE GOES FOB WILSON
Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. SL The popu
lar vote of yesterday Is estimated to be:
Wilson. SUES; Roosevelt Z16.S&; Taft
1K.71S: Debs, K.0O0; Chann. 1.000.
The Socialist vote Is double that of
lour years r
I y'qm tetgitljtia5fjo0& dee "against us, while
9' ercii slio-fif arWtMM turn tJe scale, iar oar favor. Now won
nave the secret of oor KCMisOw.'tbe secret of our popu
AC tils snfcnte the traadrennial erepc
back-action prophets Is ripe and on the
market. It le the largest on record be
cause there are now mora people la the
United States than ever before.
If national elections dida't accompUsB
anything- else they would be remarkable
for tha enormous crop of reverse gear
prognostlcators which they produce. A
backatlon prophet Is a man who Is able
to look backward after a thing has hap
pened sad tell Just exactly bow it Is go
ing to occur.
The back action prophet Is much mors
valuable than the ordinary plug prophet
because he 4s always right He never
makes a mUlske unless be happens to
read the newspapers carelessly. At this
minute millions of back-action prophets
are announcing the electoral vote for
Roosevelt Taft, and Wilson with an ac
curacy verging upon the marvelous snd
are telling Just what every doubtful State
will do in the election which has Just
The ex-post-fscto prophet knows what
Is going to happen long In advance
sometimes years In advance. But be
doesnt tell anybody. That ta where he Is
wiser then the commonorgarden prop
het The latter tells all he knows months
before election and then everybody knows
It snd he Is no wleer then sny one else.
The back-action prophet on the other
hand, conceals his knowledge until after
the election and then announces It In tri
umph. Thus no one can take the credit
of his discoveries from him and he be
comes a great man and la madly envied
by Ignorant people who didn't have any
Idea In June what kind of a vote Wilson
would poll In New York.
The post-mortem prophet ta now in the
midst of his season. He Is telling every
, Back-Action Prophets
r aseiai strcaT.
Aaitkew as "At sJaa4 1 tlwwsaV
Suffragists In Capital
Delighted With Results
Victory for Woman's Suffrage in Western States
Means Much for Cause in Future, Say
Reports that woman suffrage had car
ried in Michigan. Oregon. Arizona and
Kansas on Tuesday, making ten States
In which women can vote, delighted Dis
trict advocates of votes for women.
The victory in Michigan was regarded
with especial pride, for It had not been
expected so confidently as the favorable
results In the other States. The failure
of woman suffrage to carry In WUcon
sin. on the other band, was rather a sur-
Drisa to District workers.
"Speaking for the State Equal Suffrage
Association of the District ot v-oiumoia.
I am areatly pleased with tne resuitv
aid Miss Florence Etherldge. the as-
nrlation sresldent last night
"Personslly, my iplnion has been that
the first State east of the Mississippi
River carried for woman suffrage will
mean much for the cause of suffrage In
all the Eastern States. I am for that
reason especially delighted with our vic
tory In Michigan.
Will Have Great 'Weight.
"Opponents to woman suffrage have in
the past decried our successes on the
ground that they were won in the far
Western States. But rn Michigan,
where we have won. conditions ore
quite similar to conditions in some of
the Eastern States, and the results In
Michigan will have great weight In fu
"With the Increased number of votes
that women have to cast their opinions
will be more closely attended. Women
will vote more and more Intelligently as
the franchise Is extended.
"I believe that In the next presiaen-
ttal campaign, each of the political par-j
ties wiU advocate woman suaiage-
Mlss Etherldge, like other suffragists
here, expressed surprise at the result In
Wisconsin. The reason for defeat was
generally said to be the large foreign ele
ment of population in Wisconsin.
Miss Elsie Hill, president of the Col
lege Equal Suffrage League of the Dis
BUI DOWN BY AUTO TBUCK.
TreIve-yer-old ' Bay SaJtera from
Run down and crushed by an auto truck
jesterday afternoon. John Casey, twelve
years old...Bn Inmate of St Joseph's Or
phsn Asylum. Is lying at Children's Hos
pital suffering from a broken leg. inter
nal Injuries, and minor bruises and cuts.
While crossing at Ninth and H Streets
Northwest the child got In the path of a
machine of Fleishman & Co., of 318 F
Street Northeast and was knocked down
According to the police, the driver of the
suto, Guy E. Kefatner. of 1411 Ames Place
Northeast could not avoid the accident
Although young Casey Is seriously hurt
tbe physician expect his recovery.
WELLER -NAMED PBESIDENT.
Citizens' Belief Association Holds
Ita Aaanal Xeetla.
The Board ot Managers of the Citizens
Relief Association held their annual meet
ing at tha Board or Trade rooms yes
terday afternoon. Officers were elected
President Michael I. weuer; vice pres
idents. Mrs- Henry B. F. Macfarland.
William C Rives; treasurer. William J.
Fiather; secretary. Walter S. Ufford.
'An order from the 'Commissioners waa
read,' appointing the following. persons
members of the Board of Managers for
three years endlng Novehioer. wis:
one who win netsn Just what he knew
la July about tha election. His knowl
edge wss marvelous and tha world should
be grateful to him. for tf he had made
bets on this knowledge ha would now be
richer than Morgan and half of mankind
would be ruined.
its the add
But the post-prandlal prophet Is kind
snd gentlemanly and would scorn to take
advantage of his great gift During the
csmpsbm be sits on his knowledge like
a hen with a maternal frenxy and hatches
It after election when It is safe. For
this reason we should revere and praise
him Instead of giving him tbe rude hoot
and going Into the prophet business our
selves with a large and more complete
(OcrrffM. DIJ. br Cass Uatlie Adma)
trict said she wss delighted with the
victory of woman suffrage.
Miss Hill, whose father. Representative
Ebenezer J. Hill, of Connecticut was de
feated for re-election by a Democrat
said that aside from her great personal
Interest In the contest between the
Democrats and Republicans, her atten
tions had been centered upon the ques
tion of suffrage, on which five States.
Michigan. Oregon. Arizona, Kansas, and
Wisconsin, voted Tuesday.
"Although I realize how serious Is the
economic change effected by the'victory
of the Democrats," said Miss Hill, last
night at the Burlington when Informed
of the success of woman suffrage, "the
success of woman suffrage Is greater. It
is a permanent .change, and It Is a dis
tinct step forward In human progress."
Dr. Anna Shaw, president of the Na
tional Woman Suffrage Association of
America, declared yesterdsy at New
"Women will have the vote In Michi
gan. Oregon, Arizona, and Kansas,
making a total of ten States In alt
Greatest Victory 1x.
"This is by far the greatest victory
suffrage has ever won. We expected to
win In Kansas, Arizona, and Oregon, but
were not confident of the result in Mich
igan. "This victory means that wo era now
on 'easy street In the next Presiden
tial election every political party will
have a woman suffrage plank In Its plat
form. Women will hold the balance of
power In the West, and every political
party will try to gain the favor of the
woman voter. A complete victory for
woman suffrage Is not far away.
Before election women could vote ta
six States, which have a total of thirty-seven
electoral votes, as follows:
California, 13: Colorado. 6; Washington.
7; Idaho. 4; Utah, 4: Wyoming, J. Their
victories Tuesday give woman a voice In
the allotment of thirty-three mora elec
toral votes-Michigan, IS; Kansas. 10:
Oregon, 5; Arizona. 3.
James Brown Scott Cereorea Thorn,
Bralnard H. Warner, Samuel W Wood
ward. William J. Fiather was appointed a
member ot the board, vice Claudius B.
Jewell, deceased. The report'of the tress-'
urer. William J. Fiather, fori the year
ended September; 30, 1912, showed total
contributions of 17,315.64, and disburse
ments of S7432.7&
BITES FOB OTTO AUTH.
Funersl sen Ices for Otto Auth, of
49S School Street, Southwest who died at
Emergency Hospital yesterday from
burns received on election night when
a lamp in his bedroom exploded, will be
held at the residence of bis. mother in
Blandensburg Road, to-morrow morning.
Requiem mass wlU be celebrated at
St Mary's Church. Burial wlU be in St
Mr. Auth was the son of Reglna and
the late Santus Auth. He was thirty
eight years old. and engaged in tha pre
vision business In the city. He Is sur
vived by his wife. Anna C Auth. l
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