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and New York Mail, all strongly Re
publican, conceded election of Wil
son. Chairman Willcox jof the national
Republican committee, after.. a con
ference with Candidate Hughes, de
slared a contest would probably be
macfe of California, Minesota, New
Mexico and North Dakota.
This was taken as a concession of
Chairman McCormick of the Dem
ocratic national committee gave out
i statement: "We have it sewed up.
The president is re-elected."
Senator Walsh, western Demo
cratic manager, received telegram
from Gavin McNab, national com
mitteeman of California: "Have Just
wired president California cast 13
votes for Wilson and progress."
George W. Perkins, Republican
leader, retorted the Republicans were
taking as many precautions as the
Democrats. "We don't trust the
Democrats any farther than they are
said to have remarked they would
trust us," he said.
Sen. Walsh, western chairman,
Democratic national committee, to
day received a telegram from Gavin
McNab, Democratic state leader in
California, saying San Francisco
Chronicle and Los Angeles Times,
both Republican papers, concede
California to Wilson.
California is a state the Democrats
did not figure before the election on
Brownsville, Tex. Col. Luce, Min
nesota national guard, said the 1,800
members of his command had voted
1,200 to 600 for Wilson.
St. Paul, Minn. 140 precincts
missing, Hughes is leading by 450,
cutting an awful hole in a formerly
big lead. This does not include the
national guard vote.
San Francisco, Cal. 161 precincts ,
' missing, Wilson is leading Hughes, by
4,559. .Count: .Wilson, .458,769;
Concord, N. H. At 1 :30 this after
noon complete returns from New
Hampshire gave President Wilson the
state by 81.
Bismarck, N. D. 1,817 precincts
out of 1,859 give Wilson 50,819,
Hughes 49,972. Returns from the ' f$
slope country not yet available, but
voting in precincts there will be so
small that it cannot affect the result.
Wilson will hold his lead. Outlook
atthis time is that Wilson will carry
state by at least 500 and probably
Concord, N. H. "Returns of this
state as so far completed indicate
Wilson's victory by at least 100 '
votes." Every section has been heard
from and by late this afternoon we
should have all the certificates in,"
Deputy Sec'y of State Pillsbury de- ,
clared to the United Press at noon I
today. ' ;
Wheeling, W. Va. Democratic '
State Chairman Chaver has con
ceded West Virginia to Hughes by
Albuquerque, N. M. 79 precincts
from three counties giv Hughes,.
4,344; Wilson, 4,176.
St Paul, Minn., 12:30 p. m. Of
the 346 Minnesota precincts which
are stiir out, 230 "are in counties
which ha"ve on partial returns given
Wilson "the best of it Firty-one are
in counties which partial returns
show practical ties and the remain-
ing 65 are in counties which have
shown decided Hughes strength.
Hughes lead with these 346 precincts
missing is 510. Wilson has gained
thus far today.
San Francisco, Cal. With only 18
precincts missing, Wilson is leading
Hughes by 2,362. The vote stands:
Wilson, 453,019; Hughes, 450,651.
Albuquarque, N. M., Nov. 9. Com
plete returns of Luna county (Co
lumbus) give Wilson ,a plurality of
399. Columbus, N. M., is the base for
the U. S. army.