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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA.
PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING. NOVEMBER 4, 1908.
TAFT DEFEATS BRYAN ;
i ROOSEVELT VICTORY
THE NEXT PRESIDENT
Republican Candidate Is Certain Of At
Least 300 Electoral Votes Which
Will Be Increased By
From Indications cuiuiiit! from nil
Liver tho country nt an early lunir thin
litiiirmiiL'. it was nnnnrrnt tliat I aft
Ilms been elected president by a liinil
slide of vote little short of tho Koo
IsrvfU majority of loot
While it 1 imnnssihln fur an exact
intimate of the electoral college- to lie
compiled, it woulil m-oiii that the new
hires dent will receive close to 300
Tuft has cnrrieil all the Now Kna
laud states with majorities little short
I of those of WooM'velt.
tidal wave of votes in New Vrk
state point m to a record-breaking IN'
Innblicnn mnioritv. Tuft has probably
I carried New Vork (Mt v. an uiuicnriPuf
feat for a Kopublicnn presidential can
reaiiNvlvanla is in the Itonublleiiii
line with a huge niajnrity. iSnw .ler
i sov. Delaware. Marvluuil anil Went
J rjiinia are all in the Hopubllcan col
The Mil ji Month stood by Mryan, hnt
even here the Democratic majorities
have boon cut down
llrvan innde a fctronu run In Indiana
lint according to late ictiims Tuft has
li.hu htntu bv iu comfortable mamm
.Missouri anil Kentucky have proim
lil V returned to the Democratic col
mini, Init Hint is the extent of Hrynn's
I l'.'i'nm in llin Mlssisslimi vallev
UliiiniH is overwhelmingly lor Kill.
Wisconsin. Iowa nnd Muinesotn are
hoavllv Hnnubllcnn for Taft, tbnugii
I Johnson is nrobalilv re-elected.
Ohio is snfelv Taft 'h Hhiul'Ii returns
Ittliow the Hopubllcan majority is cut
i iiivii from 1101.
Aiiioiil' the nrairie states Hryiui ha
himhahly carried Nebraska nnd has a
ehance In Hiiutli Dakota, hut Kansas
anil North Dakota have t'ono nuaiiist
him. (Jklahomu is wifely Democratle,
lhniieh Mi'dnlre is returned to con
Montana and Colorado are still in
doubt, wttn the chances favorinu Dry
an ii the former nnd 'I lift In tlie lat
WyomliiK, I'tah and Idaho have all
iflven heavv Taft ina.liiritios
The Pacific Coast Mutes have none
heavily against the Nelirrtskan, even
WnHhlni!ton civin a live tlure major
itv lu'iiiiiHt him.
While complete returns have noi
licen received from any of tho states
oxeetit i II New KiiL'lauil. further 111?
tins will increase rather than uecreawe
the majorities in tae Ohioau's Htates.
I!V VOltiv. Nov. :i.-lIitchcoc.k
met the reporters in the rooms of tin'
hendqmirtors tonight anil mnuo u wnm-
inenl in which ao Mini uio einciorui
. .i.. ...... .i.i I.lvi .hHiiiiiIh was cor-
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reet, and if anything underestimated.
He mud that while tho liulinnn jiiii
liilltv was less than oxuectod, the lilt
- , . i
nols was niornj where on a siato no
fell short in th" "ther state he hail
it.. tin. latest returns from
i Mnryliind nald n Taft vlcfory was in
wight by 10,000.
To. (iov. Hughes wo owe muii,'-
lm sulil. "All of us nt headauarters
I Mere ercutlv Interested iu bi fight.
He eariind lii" victory and we are glad,
mill grateful to him for help given
TAFT qETS .OOOD NEWS.
Family Han Merry Time of tho
Cheering Eo turns.
CINCINNATI, Oev. :t.l'p to III
o'clock tonight there had been' no
break iu the optimistic character ol
the returns lecelved at the ('. It. Taft
residence in the city, wnere ' William
II. Taft. the Iteinibllcan candidate,
mid Mrs. Taft were surrounded by a
merry party of relatives ami niose
At Hint time Mr. Taft had no doubt
of his election, as was indicated iu
the congratulatory telegram he sent to
Chairman Hitchcock shortly after !
o'clock iu Central time. Judge Taft
declined to make any statement, hay
ing he would delay it until Ohio was
Klaborate preparations had been
made by '. 'l',lft a,ul 1,1,1 1"'"t t,,,"'
graph preparations had been made on
the back poich of tho quaint but aris
tocratic old mansion on Pike street. It
had been closed up and an up-to-date
telegraph room established. One wire
was connected Uireetiy wnn nauwiiiu
Hepubli'-nn headquarters in New Vork
...,.i ii... ntlior hrnuiiht ill news gather
ed by the Associated Press and other
lr.illl hIy It f lock on. bulletins were
I..... i ! increMseil number nnd the
enth'.isiasb of Hie party increased in
proportion. Judge Tart circu.aie.. ...
ml amonir tin
unests, exhibiting Hie finest Hpeclinen
of that kihUo "' cnmpaigii m.". .
famous. t .
'III... (Irk. tllilVH
was over tho long iHntniu'c tflcphoiip
fri.iu Judge l'islier from .lamesio..,
New York, to the olTcct that Jnnies-
.,iv.... Taft S2.000 majority.
IU" II"'" h ,.
"Wliat him pleased me more Minn
auvthlug l tl,,H V,' ' r. -...
1....1 .1,,. .Miiiilidate Miiortlv afti'r i
o'clock, "' tho undoubted inlluonce
f, Yule in Connecticut, wo gei ...
..ectlcnt by a,0fi nnd Hartford by
.. n...ut,i..Mi Knosevelt carrifil
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Chairman !lltihcock was hfiird from
..u ii.in r. ',iipit. le Bun.-.
i.lPrty gratulatioim on tho mag
niflc.ent vote Iuth."
James Hhenuan followeu .Mr. mm."
i. ...in, n, U liinssiiL'e.
Mv hcartv and cordial congratu-
ll ..... nvilflltll
Int'ioiiH. Your nnminaiioii mn i-
BltYAN RECEIVES TIDINGS.
t.iwniA'. Nov. il.'-llrvaii received
tonight at hi h"i" "t Pnlrvlew the
returns which early told him for a
third time he was defeated iu the
irrnntnst ambition of his life.
Conlldont of victory nt th very laiit,
ho was not prepared to bcllove the
lnat until tiluralltlen of hid Hn-
publican opponent jill up in such
William Howard Taft
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I I I 4 I 1 ! 4 "i" 'i 4 b I 4 I I ! h 4
Horn iu Cincinnati, .Sept. 1.". '
-flraduateil from the CincinniiH High School,
-drailuated from Yale College; second lit the nhiis and
Admitted to tho Ohio bar.
Assistant prosecuting attorney of Hamilton county, Ohio.
Collector of internal revenue of the Pirst district of Ohio.
Kesigned public ollice to resume law practice.
Assistant county solicitor of Hamilton county.
-Married Miss Helen Herron of CincinniiH.
Judge of tlie Superior Court of Ohio.
Solicitor General of United States.
-I'nited Htates circuit judge of the Sxlth district,
-llecame dean of tho law department of the University of
ii mi t ! .
President of Hie United Stntes Puilippiiie Commission.
First civil governor or the Philippine Islands.
Hccnnie secretary of war of the United Htates.
Visited Philippines with Congressional party.
-Hestored order in Cuba as Provisional governor.
--Candidate for the Hopublicun presidential nomination.
Klected president of tho United Htates.
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proportions as to leave no room for
He found much micoitrnL'ement in
the early returns In New York, as he
rolled on (Irenter New York to ohsot
tno heavy Taft vote up-state.
Hi-mi iu that disaniiolatment, ho
soon realized the state was hopelessly
gone nnd with it tho prospect 01 iieing
Accniillni. to tho managers' predic
tions, he was led to bollove ho would
he elected without New orK, anil
turned his iiifiiiiius toward Ohio and
Tin. lienvv Doinoc.ratlc. uain in the
I'l.iiiiientli Ohio district was a source
of satisfaction, nnd then indicated
Ouio would go Democratic.
He derived much ooinrort irom mi
tirrriliiK 111 Indlaiia statlnir then tho In
dications wuro tho statu would go
Democratic, and from reports that he
would carry hi own state.
After three hours in the nnrary n
went tii.stnlrs and talked to tho news
paper men and others.
He renit inruier reiun.B, n.uii
tho same story, and announced ho
would not issue 11 statement tonight.
Too nbM'iieo of juy word up to n
late hour from Mack wnn a subject of
At II o'clock Ilryaa sent down
stairs a statement saying tho vote In
his home pruolnct was very gratifying.
TAFT DETS INDIANA.
flandldnt'B Plurality Will Probnbly
KANSAS CIIOBE REPUBLICANS.
KANSAS, Nov. 3. Anthony In tho
First, nnd Mndlnon In tho Seventh dis
tricts, both Republlwms, arf cloctell.
rMitf'Artn 'iiv. Tuft will currv
Indiana by probably I. '5,000, but the
.-.I,, mi iriivermir. Ill'l'OllllllL' to ril-
nriiu ri,i.i,lvnl ill. In li.'IO II. III. is SO
close it is not possible to say tonight
. . .. . .. in ....
whether .Mamiiaii or vtaiisoii mu en-
Taft carries Ohio by 150,000 plural
. 1 11 ....
Hy, from reports 01 an coiniue.
INIHANOPUS-lOUn p'rueinots out
of li.'JI." in the state, Taft li:t,7157,
Contests Along Ticket Are Sharp And
Usually Decided By A Few Votes
Though Ralph Cameron Runs x
Ahead Of Ticket
j. j j i j j j j j j j
Delegate Cameron (it.)
Councilman In doubt,
llpjiresontatives Hray (II)
Treasurer Koully (It.)
District Attorney In doubt.
Ilecnrder Hradbury ( If.)
Probate Juilgo-Hicks (D.)
School Sept. Jolly (D.)
.Supervisors Smith (II.)
One lu doubt.
Surveyor -Uatiiner (D)
J. J J J J l J J -I tfc
TAFT TAKES CONNECTICUT.
RopubllcaiiH Mako Clean Sweep In
NKW DAVItN, Nov. :t. -Tnfl's plu
nility In t oiincotlcut will exceed li.'i,
000." l.llloy, lte.ubllran candidate for
governor, will have over 15,000 plural
ity. Itepubllcaim will carry tlie com
plete stato ticket, and probably the le
gislature. All five Itepublifim con
gressmen are reelected.
NEW YORK TIDAL WAVE.
N'lJW YOHK, Nov. II, -Statu Chair
man Woodruir sent a telegram to Taft
tonight saying the plurality in tho
stnte wns mora than 200,000. Ho said
he hnd carried New York City by
15,000, nnd King county by 15,000.
Hughes' plurality will bo at least
Not within 11 score of years havu
the Uepublicnns scored such a sweep
ing victory 11s Hint of yesterday. They
captured every Important ofllce in the
county and will control the board of
supervisors. Harney Smith is elected
and it looks as tiiough Stewart of the
Democratic ticket will defeat Haskell
unless tho latter runs up very strong
iu the Verde precincts, from which re-
Taft Hy'n Dlit'l
California 10 ..
Connecticut 7 .. ..
Florida .. H ..
(leorgin 1 If
Idaho ft "
lllluoi .27 ..
Indiana , 15 ..
Kansas .... 10 ..
Kentucky 1 If
Louisiana ,. 0 .-.
.Michigan H .
Minnesota , ... II
Montana t.. . . :j
Nijbrnnlui . . . 3
Now llnnipiihlro , !
Now Joreny . '2
Now York HI
Not th Carolina . . 0
North Dakota !
Ithodn Island 1
South ,C'nro!lnn , , 0 ,
South Dakota I
Texas . IS
IJtal il . .
Virginia . 1- ..
Washington 5 , .
Wisconsin ............. HI ..
Wyoming . ')
. . . .
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turns are not in. I ores t and Hons af
having a eue race for district nttor
ney with the cliincei .in tlio.formor's
favor. Of courAe',- (Jhnrlcy llTcks, ns
was .expected, is elected and as Jolly
had no opposition from the Hopubll
caiiH he Is 11 winner. No polH worn
held nt Huron and there are now 'Si
precincts to Jienr from.
The totals on the important ofllcos
are as follows: ;
gl I ray 1100
Morris II! 115
Neagln . .' 1150
Uoss i 1150
J. M. W. Moore and Charles H. Mr..
I.iiiih, were elected justice of tho ponco
for Prescotl precinct. Mchane ro
eel veil 113 votes nnd Moore 370. P.
.1. Keohano wns defeatiMl by 0 votes,
receiving only 301. Tho voto for
coustnble wns so scattering that it
will miike the olllcial count of tho
board of supervisors to determine, tho
ILLINOIS DOES NOHLY.
Roth Stato nnd National Tickets aro
MIICA(IO, Nov. 3,-Tho Iloinibllmin
iwtlonul nnd ntute tickoti gaiuod n
complete victory lu Hllnnli.
Tuft carried tho tttlo liy 170,000.
Doiiuou I eliH'ti'il governor hy 100,
Taft ruriied Cook enmity by 50,000,
two-lift lis of JIooho volt's nihjorlty.
Stevenson, Domnernt, mrrlod Ulilii
go by .8,000, nnd Cook futility ly 000,
but lost hiHivily outlde of Cook coun
ty. Tne Socialist vote of tho state full
olf from iibniit 70,01X1 to 10.000.
ROOHKVELT CONOR ATULATEH.
WASIIINOTON, Nov. 3. -Tho pn
Idcnt sent 11 dUpatrh to Taft tonight
with congratulations to him. tin also
telegraphed to Khermau I1I1 congratu
latloni. He wired also Ilugtici, Hitcu.
cock and l.oudenlger.