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on 3,392 precincts from 86 counties,
giving him the state by 50,000. Car
ried along -with the landslide were
James Cox for governor and AUee
Pomerene for TJ. S. senator.
Boston. Hughes carried Massa
chusetts by slightly more than 20,
000 votes from 1,145 precincts out of
1,166 in the state.
Denver, Colo. President Wilson
has carried Colorado by 30,000 plu
rality, and has carried entire Dem
ocratic state ticket to victory with
him, according to estimates early to
day. Seattle, Wash. The Morning Post
Intelligencer, strong Hughes sup
porter, concedes Washington state
to Wilson by 15,000.
THE HOUSE AND SENATE
The complexion of the national
house of representatives is still un
certain. The senate will certainly be
Democratic, though the present ma
jority of 16 may be reduced.
On early reports Republican lead
ers claimed an advantage over the
Democrats of 23 in the new house,
against a Democratic advantage of
31 in the last congress.
Later returns,, especially from
western states, have changed these
figures, reducing the Republican
claim. The house will probably be
Republican on a straight party vote,
counting in many progressive Re
publicans on that side of thehouse.
In Indiana the Democrats have ap
parently lost Senators Kern and Tag
gart. Maryland is in doubt, with the
Republicans having a chance to win
the seat formerly held by Senator
Lee. In New Jersey Martine, Demo
crat, has been beaten. West ' Vir
ginia may also give the Republicans
a' new senator.
In Utah the Democrats upset all
predictions by beating Senator Suth
erland, W. H. King, Democrat, win
ning the seat
FIRE CHIEF KILLED
Martin Lacey, chief 11th battalion,
fire dep't, instantly killed when his
auto overturned at Halsted and
Root on way to fire. Machine turned
over when tire burst as chauffeur
tried to dodge meat truck which
crossed path of battalion chief's car.
HUGHES AND LOWDEN SWEEP
STATE BY 150,000 VOTES
STATE TICKET (REP.)
Governor Frank O. Lowden.
Lieut Gov. John G. Oglesby.
Sec'y of State L. L. Emm'erson.
Auditor Andrew RusseL
State Treas. Len Small.
Att'y Gen. Edward J. Brundage.
University Trustees Mrs. Mary
Busey, Wm. L. Abbott, Otis W. Holt
Congressmen - at - Large Medill
McCormick, Wm. E. Mason.
Prank O. Lowden swept into the
governoship of Illinois with the high
tide of Republicanism that gave the
state to Charles E. Hughes. Low
den's strength-may be estimated by
incomplete returns which show that,
depending on only the men's vote,
he combed only about six votes less
to a precinct than the entire men's
and women's votes for Hughes and
Fairbanks. Lowden and Hughes will
probably each have a plurality of
The rest of the G. O. P. state ticket
appears to have ridden along with
Hughes and Lowden, although Sec'y
of State Lewis Stevenson is still
hopeful of nosing out Louis L. Em-'
merson. The, Republicans will also
control both houses of the legisla
ture. Gov. Dunne carried the city by
only 2,531. This was a blow
to his supporters. There appeared
to be evidence that in many Demo
cratic wards the governor was being
Medill McCormick and William E.
Mason were elected congressmen-at-large,
both running well along
with Hughes and Lowden.