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WHAT COUNTRY'S NEWSPAPERS
THINK OF ELECTION
Following is a summary of the edi
torial comment of newspapers, east
and west, on the result of the presi
New York Herald. What is past is
past Let us rub off the slate and
begin all over again, but write on
1 that slate in letters, so large that this
time they cannot again be over
looked, the words: "Single presiden
New York Sun. The president
elected is the president not only for
those who supported him, but for
every patriotic and devoted Ameri
can, and good luck to him and wis
dom commensurate with the mighty
task before him in the next four
New York Times. If Mr. Roose
vent had been the Republican can
didate nobody can tell what would
Have happened. ,
New York Tribune. Tuesday's
election demonstrated beyond dis
pute the non-deliverability of the
union labor vote. The . vote which
re-elected Mr. Wilson came largely
from the rural districts.'
New York World. Pres. Wilson
will enter his second term with a
clean slate. The old issues'are dead.
The old political alignments are
broken. The president has no friends
whom her is under obligations to re
ward. Boston Globe (Democrat). The
'country has endorsed Pres. Wilson.
This does not mean that the country
failed to recognize that he has made
mistakes, for, being human, he has
made them. It means something.
" Milwaukee Sentinel (Republican).
a The people apparently have chos-
and have decided to continue Mr.
Wilson in office ratiier than risk the
experiment of a change.
Milwaukee Free Press (Republi
can). WC;Odrow Wilson had a warn
ing which he cannot fail to" notice,
fie has been told in nmistakal)le fig
ures that he haa outraged the sen
timent and convictions of nearly half
of his fellow citizens.
Philadelphia Public Ledger (Re
publican). The voice of the great
west, added to that of the solid
south, has shown unmistakably that
the country as a whole, speaking by
the popular vote as well as by states,
ha given its vote of confidence to
Philadelphia Record Democratic).
Aside form its magnificent vindi
cation of Pres. Wilson and his poli
cies, the great outstanding fact of
Tuesday's election is that, for the
first time in over 20 years, the Dem
ocratic party stands completely re
habilitated as a great political or
ganiation, commanding the support
'and respect of a majority of the vot
ers who divide their allegiance be
tween republicanism and democracy.
- St Paul Dispatch (Republican).
Mr. Wilson has been told by his po
litical opponents and the closeness ol
the polfr that America does not en
tirely approve of his mistakes. We
think"-this will be a lesson.
St Paul Daily News (Wilson).
The west did it The great Trig, so
ber .steady, sane west The west
that gives the east its bread and puts
the meat upon its table. The west
won for Wilson. Ohio. started the
victorious procession that swung
straight across the continent to the
TWO RUN DOWN AND HURT BY
AMERICAN AUTO TRUCKS
Chicago Evening American auto
trucks were especially wild yester
day. Two victims were claimed.
Neither auto was equipped with safe
guards to prevent accidents.
Steven Orvd, 17, 1032 W. 14th pL,
was struck by an American truck
and run over. His hip and right leg
The second unfortunate to be
caught by Mr. Hearst's autos was
Carl Carlson, 33, 2345 S. Leavitt His
left leg was run over and fractureai