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City of San Francisco Lines Up for Governor Wilson
JERSEYAN WINS
HERE BY 8,000
Grant Leads in Hot Fight With Wolfe for
Senate; Kahn Wins in Fourth and
Nolan, Bull Moose, in Fifth
SAN FRANCISCO'S VOTE ON
THE NINE PROPOSITIONS
Six hundred out of 657 precincts in San Francisco give the follow
ing vote on the propositions:
1 YES i NO~
I—lrrigation Bonds • ! 23,627 j 8,008
2—Free Textbooks ' 33.683 1 15,287
3—Registrars of Voters I 19,794 17,874
4—Registrars of Voters 16,772
s—Registrars of Voters ! 20,4471 22,761
6—Greater San Francisco i 36,832: 9,662
7—Racing Commission i 24,410 26,382
B—Home Rule Taxation I 23,648 16,796
9—Rejection Carnegie Library Gift .' 17,687 : 34,566
Pan Francisco fell Into line with the
country at large yesterday and rolled
up a good lead for Wilson over Roose
velt. At midnight the canvass of 600
of the 657 precincts In this city gave
WJlson 43,158 and Roosevelt 34.101. It
was estimated that Wilson would carry
San Francisco by about 10,000.
The progressive candidates probably
carried 6 of the 13 assembly districts.
2 senatorial districts and 1 congres
sional district.
One of the closest and hardest waged
fights in the city was that between Ed
ward I. Wolfe and Edwin Grant for the]
senate in the nineteenth district. The
X.test figures showed that 56 of the 66
precincts in the district gave Grant
4.442, against 4,324 for Wolfe. Many of
the progressives in the district worked
openly for Grant, the democrat, to de
feat Wolfe, who remained loyal to Taft-
Kahn defeated Schlesinerer. his demo,
cratic opponent. * for congress in the
fourth district. John I. Nolan, on the
bull moose ticket, defeated Stephen Cos
tello, his democratic opponent, in the
tifth congressional district.
In the assembly fights Bush in the
twenty-sixth and Schmitt in the thirty
first, the two Taft men who won re
publican nominations, have won the
election. Ford, democrat, has evidently
defeated Kennedy, progressive, in the
twenty-second district. Richardson,
democrat, has a lead over Wentworth,
progressive, in the twenty-ninth dis
trict. Gillson. progressive, was de
feated by Shannon, democrat, in the
thirty-second district. Walsh, demo
crat, has beaten White, progressive, in
the twenty-seventh district. Hench,
progressive, was defeated by McCarthy,
democrat, in the twenty-fifth district,
the'latest figures being 3,581 to 2.842.
A CAN FRANCISCO'S
"FRIENDS" WIN
of ihe eight propositions submitted
to the voters of the state all apparently
have been defeated with the exception
nf two. These provide for free text
hooks and for the authorization of the
depositing of the bonds of irrigation
districts as security for public funds.
The returns, although partial and in
complete, indicate that the consolida
tion amendment, which would make
possible a greater San Francisco and a
greater Los Angeles, has been defeated.
There is no question about the de
feat of the Initiative measure provid
ing for the establishment of a racing
commission and authorizing paris mu
tuel and auction pool betting on races.
Home rule taxation has also fared
badly throughout the state, the voters
having indicated their wish that there
be no further change in the scheme of
taxation In this state for the present.
The three referendum measures
which were forced through the last
legislature with a view to depriving
<**ounty Clerk Cook of Alameda county
of patronage by creating a registrar
of voters have apparently met a de
clatvc defeat. By resorting to the ref
erendum Cook has thwarted the pro
gressives of Alameda county, who
sough to lop off some of the plums of
his offiVe. Had the measures passed by
the legislature and approved by Gover
nor Johnson become laws it would have,
been necessary to provide for registrars
"f voters in every county of the state
ho that the act would have been con
stitutional.
rONGRESSIONAL
EARLY RETURNS
With two districts in doubt, owing to
the incomplete and partial returns
available at midnight, the democrats
had elected one member of congress.
Raker in the second, and had fight
ng chances to put over Zumwalt in
the first and Kettner in the eleventh.
With the first and eleventh districts
n doubt, the republicans elected their
onpressional candidates in the third,
fourth, sixth, seventh and eighth dis
:ri«ts; the progressives elected their
•andidates in the fifth, ninth and tenth,
nnd the democrats re-elected Raker in
►lie second.
In the first district the doubt lay
-•efwff-n Zumwalt (Dem.) and Kent
Prop i, with Hart (Rep.) running
ihird.
The incomplete and partial returns
.(vailable at midnight showed Zumwalt
l.oldins; a short lead over Kent in the
southern counties of the district which
might readily be overcome by the ex
pected Kent vote In Humboldt county.
Raker ran away from his progressive
competitor, Rutherford, in the second
district.
In the third district Curry (Rep.)
beat IJn.«s (Dem.) by an indicated
majority of approximately two and a
half to one
Juliue Kahit (Rep.) defeated Schles
inger (Dem.) decisively in the fouth
district, and John I. Nolan (Prog.) as
decisively defeated Stephen V. Costello
(Dem.) in the fifth.
In the sixth district, Alameda county.
Congressman Joseph Knowland won
out by a plurality that may exceed
19,904. The surprising feature of the
Alameda county congressional contest
was the vote polled by J. Stitt Wilson,
iist.
Congressman Heedham, republican,
won by a small margin over Denver S.
Church, democrat, in the seventh,
Church giving the senior congressman
frcm California a race for it in several
counties.
Congressman Hayes, republican, won
decisively over Holohan, who was
d by the democrats and the pro
ves in the eighth.
l>ll, progressive, in the ninth, and
Congregsman Stephens, progressive, in
the £en±h, won by topheavy majorities
ever Kirk and Ringo, respectively.
In the eleventh district San Diego
gave Kettner, democrat, a lead that
more than offset the progressive can
didate's edge in his own county, Riv-
I erside. The contest is in doubt which
J can be dispelled only by the completed
returns from the other counties of the
district.
WILSON CARRIES
STATE BY 25,000
1
John O. Davis, democratic state chair
man, telegraphed at 9 o'clock to the
national committee headquarters in
New York:
"Wilson has carried California by
25,000 votes."
At 10 o'clock ha said:
"I've been claiming the state by from
20,000 to 25,000 ever since the returns
commenced to come in. and I see no
reason for changing my opinion. We j
are getting a much stronger vote than
we expected in many counties.
"Wilson is now assured of victory in
San Diego county by 3,000 votes. We
expected a majority of half that many.
He will carry Monterey county by 500,
which we expected to lose by 250, and
he will carry Santa Clara by 1.000 or
more, which we expected to lose by
1,500. Many other counties are run
ning the same way."
Gavin McNab, who spent the evening
in the state central committee head
quarters, was not so optimlstfc.
"The result will b« very close." he
said at 10 o'clock. ' "I have estimated
Roosevelt's victory in L*os Angeles at
not less than 20,000 and Wilson's in
San Francisco at 10,000. That re
quires us to overcome Los Angeles and
Alameda with the Wilson lead in the
northern counties. It will be very
close indeed."
Mrs. Gertrude Atherton. the novelist,
who aided in the Wilson flght In Cali
fornia, heard the returns at the demo
cratic headquarters. She was pleased
over the national victory of the* demo
crats, but was most Interested in Cali
fornia.
"If California doesn't go for Wilson,
it will be such a blow to woman suf
frage," she said. "It will show that
women ar e gullible, hysterical and
heedless in the use of their fran
chise, and will be a blow to suffrage
in both this country and England.
Thousands of splendid women voted
for Wilson, it is true. but if the state
is lost they will not get the credit for
it."
Former Mayor Edward Robeson Tay
lor viewed the victory from the stand
point of the third term defeat. He
said:
"By the defeat of Theodore Roosevelt,
the third term ambition has been ended
forever in this country.
"The election of Wilson has put the
democratic party upon the greatest test
of its life. The responsibility will
rest entirely upon the party to do
the things that are imperatively needed,
or to sink out of sight and leave the
road clear for a third party, which will
be based on broader foundations and be
governed by saner and more constitu
tional methods than any proposed by
Colonel Roosevelt.' ,
H A. RYAN STILL
v - CLAIMS STATE
Daniel A. Ryan, chairman of the local
progressive organization, issued the fol
lowing statement at 11:20 o'clock last
night:
"It looks as if we will win California.
We have lost the northern counties
with the exception of Alameda and
Humboldt. The south indicates a ma
jority of about 30.000 for Roosevelt,
and if the anticipated plurality is cor
rect, It will offset the northern vote,
and we will carry by a small margin.
"While it is apparent we have lost
the fight In the nation, nevertheless,
the people have won a great victory.
The progressive movement has awak
ened the people of the United States as
never before. It has brought them to
realise that more important than the
trust and the tariff question is the
condition of the plain people, of the
working man. the woman who has to
work for a living and the little child.
"It has brought before the people the
real conditions of the millions of in
dividuals who are now downtrodden
by the great moneyed industries of the
country and it is sure to bring re
sults.
"The movement has put the country
ahead 25 years. It has, furthermore,
established permanently a new party—
the progressive party—and four years
from now nothing can keep it from
victory."
HOCTOR TRICKED
V AND LOSES VOTE
Dr. Julian Waller, a physician living
at the Palace hotel and a prominent
campaigner for the bull moose ticket,
lost his vote yesterday by a trick
played by Joseph A. Chanslor, the mil
lionaire oil operator.
Monday evening Chanslor pretended
to .be seriously ill. He had Doctor
Waller called to his apartments. No
remedy suggested by the physician
seemed to meet the needs of the pa
tient. Finally Chanslor declared from
his bed of sickness:
"I need a rest and a change. I bet
you if you and I swapped votes on the
election I would feel better."
Doctor Waller agreed to make the
exchange and promised to vote as
Ohanslor would do. Yesterday, when
the pplls had been opened, the oil
operator explained to the physician
that he had no vote, not having regis
tered.* Waller and the bull moose
ticket each lost a vote.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1912.
A CHINESE SUFFRAGETTE CASTING HER FIRST VOTE FOR PRESIDENT.
The Chinese native daughters of San Francisco are proud of their political privileges, and nearly all of them exer
cise their rights at the polls. From a photograph taken yesterday afternoon by a Call artist.
ALL EYES ON CALL
BULLETIN SCREEN
Great Throng Watches Election
News and Entertainment Com
bined by Modern Method
The Call easily led all its competi
tors last night in both the excellence
and the popularity of its bulletin serv
ice, giving the results of the election
throughout the country. Its bulletins
came in early and were displayed
promptly and clearly. Market street in
front of the tall 'Call building was
crowded from dusk, when the bulletins
began to appear, until long after the
main results were known. The thou
sands who watched them cared nothing
for the rain, which cast no damper
upon their spirits, however moist the
atmosphere. >
From the Magee building across the
street two bright beams of light shone
on the building, one on the huge bul
letin scroll showing the returns as fast
as they came in, the other playing on
a moving picture screen—a novelty in
such bulletin service which was hugejy
enjoyed by the spectators.
Between the bulletins of election re
turns the moving pictures depicted
scenes in the recent campaign, with the
rival candidates in characteristic poses,
such as Roosevelt and Taft and Wilson
addressing audiences from grandstands
in cities and towns and from the plat
forms of railway trains. These politi
cal scenes were interspersed with
amusing skits of various kinds, which
kept the crowds in a mirthful spirit.
Cheers were mingled with laughter,
interest with entertainment.
CiREAT AUDIENCE GATHERS
The early hours at which The Call
returns were received and displayed
caught the appreciative onlookers, who
collected in dense packs in front of The
Call bulletins. Good nature prevailed
everywhere, in spite of crowding and
the downpour. Young and old, men and
women, stood for hours in the street
and watched the succession of figures
that told the tale of the nation's choice
for chief executive and for lesser offi
cials. These figures were received and
transmitted and displayed by a corps of
trained and experienced telegraphers,
stenographers and telephone and mov
ing picture operators in The Call bureau
in the Magee building. A bulletin was
displayed within a few seconds after its
receipt over the wires, distancing all
rivals and giving the latest and most
complete returns.
It was a cheery crowd that filled Mar
ket street. As a candidate showed a
marked lead, applause came from thou
sands of throats, for every candidate
had a goodly following. When the elec
tric lights were suddenly extinguished
to announce the election of Wilson a
prolonged cheer arose from the happy
democrats, and the supporters of the
other candidates smiled in good natured
resignation. Everybody was pleased
with The Call bulletin service, however
disappointed some might have been
with the verdict of the ballots.
INTEREST IN THE WHOLE RACE
But the interest did not languish with
the determination of the presidential
contest. The races for congress, for the
bench, for the state legislature and for
the amendments to the state constitu
tion all served to hold the crowds, and
thousands stayed out in the street,
scorning the rain, until the bulletins
ceased at a late hour.
AH agreed, if not by word of mouth
at least by gratified expression, that
The Call bulletin service was like The
Call news service—first and best.
TR. LEAD 35,000
•I IN PENNSYLVANIA
PHILADELPHIA, Not. c With about
half the election district* In IVjinnyl
vanla counted, Rooeevelt'e plurality Is
85,000. Returee from 2,884 dintrlcta
out of 6,593 a-ave Taft 148,538, Wllnnn
174,0X8, Roosevelt 179,300.
PHILADELPHIA. Nov. s.—At mid
night Wilson and Roosevelt were run
ning neck and neck in Pennsylvania.
In 1,043 out of 5,377 election districts in
the state outside of Philadelphia Taft
had 38,645, Wilson 62,032, Roosevelt
62,046. In Philadelphia, with less than
half of the returns in, Taft leads Wil
son by 14,000 votes and Roosevelt by
11,000.
THE CITY'S VOTE
FOR PRESIDENT
Partial return* In this city re
ceived up to tbe time of this
edition of The Call give the fol.
lowing- rr-siiltn:
Wilson 43,158
Roosevelt 34,101
Debs 11,459
Chafin 1,071
THE CITY'S VOTE
FOR JUDICIARY
j! Standing of superior court
(i judges in 600 precincts complete
J out of 657 precincts:
° Graham 63,063
I Coffey 58^92
♦ Mogan 53^277
f Lawlor 48,228
J Shortall 47.271
t Deasy 33,731
t White 12,330
♦ Pohli 5,436
TUDGE LAWLOR
J RE-ELECTED, TOO
With complete returns from 480 out
of 657 voting precincts of the city
in by 1 o'clock last night it was
apparent that Superior
Coffey and Mogan, all incumbents,
would be returned to the bench for an
other term, and reasonably sure that
Judge Lawlor, the fourth incumbent,
would go back with them. Their vote
was: Graham 47.369. Coffey 44,191, Mo
gan v 40,254. Lawlor St«SSS.
The struggle for the fourth place was
close between Judge William P. Lawlor,
incumbent, and Edward P. Shortall, now
a police judge, who made a hard fight
for the nomination in the primaries.
The lead of those two men shifted dur
ing the evening. At 11 o'clock, with 200
precincts reported complete, Shortall led
Lawlor by 13.411 to 13,150. but the re
port of the next 150 precincts that ap
peared put Lawlor in the lead over the
police judge with 24.883 to 24,285. Law
lor continued to gain. Tn the 480 pre
cints his vote was 36,535 to 35.521 for
Phortall. That gain indicates Lawlor's
election.
Deasy, sixth in the race, also a police
judge, will not figure in the finals by
any means. Miss Lucy Goode White, who
was nominated by the socialist party,
was not admitted to the bar by the ap
pellate court and could not have quali
fied as a judge, if elected. Pohli, the
other candidate, withdrew his name
from consideration several weeks ago.
ATOLAN CLAIMS
LEAD OF 10,000
John I. Nolan, elected to congress
from the fifth district, at 11 o'clock last
night stated that his majority over
Stephen Costello would be from 8,000 to
10,000. "I base these figures," he said,
"on the results obtained from the
strongholds of Costello, where I have
beaten him 2to 1 The districts where
I expect to poll the largest votes have
not been heard from at this time."
AHIO MAY GIVE
V WILSON 100,000
CINCINNATI, 0.. Nov. s.—Returns
from 1,100 precincts out of the 5,211
in Ohio gave Governor Wilson 74,146;
Taft 50,575 and Roosevelt 34.069, mak
ing the Wilson plurality 23,571. Figur
ing the proportionate gain of Governor
Wilson in each 100 precincts tabulated
it was estimated that the democratic
candidate would receive a plurality In
the state of from 100,000 to 110,000
votes.
Congressman James Cox of Dayton,
it is believed, will receive approximate
ly the same plurality for governor, and
it is believed virtually the entire demo
cratic state ticket will be elected.
Of the 22 congressional candidates It
is believed all but two democrats were
elected. The election of Nicholas Long
worth, son in law of Colonel Roosevelt,
in the first district, and Otto J. Ren
ner <Rep.) in the second district, both
comprising the city of Cincinnati, was
conceded.
President Taft, it is thought, will
carry hie home city. Returns from J 64
precincts In the city of Cincinnati gave
the president 33,118. against 12.703 for
Governor Wil*on f and 4,552 for Colonel
Roosevelt.
BRYAN TO SPURN
CABINET POST
Commoner Is Expected to Be
come Roosevelt of the
Democratic Party
Continued From Page 2
4,296 in the state showed the follow
ing results:
Roosevelt. 121,102; Wilson, 99,876;
Taft, 62,318.
The colonel's lead was general; 714
precincts out of 1,498 in Chicago gave
him 81,193, Wilson 70,301 and Taft
40,234; 356 downstate precincts showed
Roosevelt 39.908, Wilson 29,575, Taft
22.054. The early indications were that
Roosevelt would carry the state by 100,
--000 votes, but later returns reduced
that figure.
Judge Dunne, democrat of Chicago,
appeared to have won the gubernatorial
fight with Deneen, republican, second,
and Funk, progressive, third; G95 pre
cincts out of 4,296 gave Dunne 78.488;
Deneen, 47.593, and Funk 4«.T21; 587
out of 1,498 precincts in Chicago showed
Dunne, 68,858; Deneen, 39,689; Funk,
17,821; 108 precincts down state gave
Dunne, 9,630; Deneep, 7,940; Funk
8,900.
The state's attorney race in Cook
county caused a surprise on account
of the strength shown by Cunnea, the
socialist candidate: 472 precincts out
of 1,498 showed Hoyne, democrat, lead
ing with 38,707, and Cunnea. second,
with 38,324.
\IEVADAGOES
iN TO DEMOCRATS
RENO, Nov. s.—Returns from about
half the precincts in Nevada show Wil
son leading, with Roosevelt second and
Taft third; 10."> precincts out of 251 in
the state give Wilson l.SfiO, Roosevelt
1,358. Taft 779 and Debs 709.
For congress—Tallman (Dem) 1,500,
Roberts (Rep.) 1,55f>, Springmeyer
(Pnog.} 350, Warden (Soc.) 485.
For United States senator—Pittman
(Dem.) 1.046, Massey <Rep.) 1.427. Sum
merfleld 262, Steele *Sor.) 280.
For justice of the supreme court —
MrCarren (Dem.) 1,225, Lockhart (Rep.)
394. Thomas (Prog.) 266, Bartlett (Ind.)
500.
WILSON VICTOR
vv IN MARYLAND
BALTIMORE, Nov. s.—Wilson carried
Maryland by from 20,000 to 25,000 plu
rality, estimated from figures received
up to 11 o'clock tonight. Roosevelt ran
second.
INDIANA SWEPT
A BY MARSHALL
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. s.—lndiana ap
parently went overwhelmingly demo
cratic. Governor Wilson, on the basis
of the. returns from 517 precincts out of
3,172 precincts in the state, had almost
a.s many votes as Taft and Roosevelt
combined. For governor Samuel R.
Raleton (Dem.) led Albert J. Beveridge
(Prog.) and Winfleld T. Durbin (Rep.).
T7ENTUCKY LINES
«■ UP FOR WILSON
LOUISVILLE. Ky.. Nov. s.—Although
it was evident early that Wilson would
carry Kentucky by a heavy majority,
at midnight it appeared that another
day would be required to total up his
victory. When returns had been re
ceived from 70 out of the 120 counties
in the state, Wilson had a plurality of
about 20,000.
WILSON RECORD
IN NEW JERSEY
NEWARK, N. J., Nov. s.—New Jersey
has given Wilson a plurality estimated
on meager returns at 35,000 to 45,000
over Roosevelt. Returns at midnight
showed Taft in third place. His vote
was less than half of Wilson's.
The heaviest vote ever cast in the
state and a long ballot delayed the
count, but 127 districts of the state's
1,779 had been heard from at midnight.
They gave Wilson 8,401, Taft 3,972,
__ . _ J
•Tenf of |thel state's irepi-esentativeslin
ihefE»tfcongreis|ivlll|be|i democrats;
WILSON CABINET
POSTS LINED UP
Bryan to Refuse Job, But Some Republicans
Who Aided Landslide Mentioned
for Important Places
two will be republicans. The demo
cratic grain in three over their present
representation.
A democrat probably will succeed
j Frank O. Briggs as United States sen
; ator.
Whether the next president of the
j state senate, who will succeed Wilson
as Governor, will be a democrat was un.
j determined by early returns.
A RIZONA SOLID
FOR WILSON
PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. s.—Returns
j from all over Arizona indicate that
j Governor Wilson carried every one of
j the 14 counties in the state, with the
■ possible exception of Coconino county,
:In which Taft had a lead of four votes
;at 10 o'clock.
Wilson will lead Roosevelt by ap
■ proximately 3,000 votes, with Taft a
poor third.
Congressman Hayden (Dem.) was re
i elected and all of the constitutional
! amendments. Including woman's euf
! frage and the recall of judges, are be
! lieved to have carried.
WILSON LIKELY
SAFE IN OREGON
PORTLAND, Nov. s.—Scattered re
turns from many sections of the state
and Incomplete returns from Multno
mah county (Portland), apparently In
dicate that Wilson has carried Oregon
by a safe plurality, with Roosevelt
second The senatorial fight apparently
lies between Ben Selling* republican,
and Harry Lane, democrat. Jonathan
Bourne, republican. Incumbent, is run
ning third. Woman suffrage Is run
ning even, while single tax is defeated
overwhelmingly.
Woman's suffrage running even in
Multnomah (Portland). Single tax de
feated in all sections of state appar
ently by large majority.
Partial returns from 148 precincts In
21 counties in Oregon, including 78 pre
cincts in Multnomah, give, for presi
dent:
Roosevelt 1.194. Taft 1,135. Wilson
1,595, Chafln 92. Debs 222.
For United States senator—Selling
(Rep.) 1,228, Clark (Prog.) 242, Lane
(Dem.) 1,231. Bourne (Ind.) 1,109.
Congressmen: First district—Hawley
(Rep.), incumbent, 787: Smith (Dem.)
453, Campbell (Prog.) 521.
Second district—Sinnott (Rep.) 231,
Graham (Dem.) 97.
Third district—Lafferty (Rep. and
Prog.), Incumbent. 555; Munly (Dem.)
212, McCusker (Ind.) 385.
WILSON SURE
OF MISSOURI
ST. LOUIS. Nov. 6.—A Wilson victory
in Missouri by 100,000 votes Is Indicated
by returns from one-third of the pre
cincts of the state, both city and
county. At 1:30 o'clock this morning
Wilson had a comfortable lead over
Taft in St. Louis, indicating that for
the first time in its history Missouri's
metropolis went democratic.
TOWA SWINGS
1 FOR WILSON
DES MOINES, la.. Nov. s.—Figures
from about a fourth of the precincts
early today reverse the presidential
pluralities and will put Woodrow Wil
son ahead of Colonel Roosevelt by from
4,000 to 6,000 if the present ratio con
tinues.
COCIALISTS HOT
° IN FLORIDA RACE
JACKSONVILLE. Fla., Nov. s.—Re
turns indicate that the entire demo
cratic ticket is elected by a majority of
220,000. The socialists apparently
polled a larger vote than either the
republicans or progressives.
TAFT IS AHEAD
1 IN WYOMING
CHEYENNE. Wyo.. Nov. s.—Scatter
ing returns from 49 precincts in Wyo
ming received up to midnight indicate
that Taft has carried the state by a
safe plurality, but the large scratched
vote made definite predictions uncer-
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tain. Returns indicate that Mondell.
republican for congress, and the re
publican legislative ticket is leading
the presidential ticket for the re-elec
tion of United States Senator Warren.
MASSACHUSETTS
iVI WILSON'S STATE
BOSTON. Nov. s.—Massachusetts.
nominally a republican state, gave sub
stantial majorities today to Governor
Wilson and Governor Eugene X. Foss.
democratic candidates for president and
governor. It was the first time Mass
achusetts had ever favored other than
a republican for president. President
Taft and Colonel Roosevelt ran about
even. The legislature appeared, on
early returns, to be unchanged. This
would indicate the election of a re
publican United States senator to suc
ceed Senator W. Murray Crane.
Governor Wilsons strength In Bos
ton today exceeded that of Colonel
Roosevelt and President Taft combined,
the latter two almost evenly dividing
the vote received by Taft four years
ago. The democratic nominee made a
slight gain over the vote given Bryan
in 1908. Complete returns from the
city showed: Roosevelt 21,548, Taft
21,177. Wilson 42.706.
Governor Foss, the democratic nomi
nee for re-election, polled almost as
many votes in Boston today as he did
last year in spite of the third candidate.
His total was 48,282, as against 50,495
last year. Charles S. Bird, the pro
gressive candidate, polled 18,717 votes
in Boston, and Walker, republican,
17,296.
The republican vote for governor last
year was 28,751.
MOOSE MAY
iVI LOSE ILLINOIS
BILLETIX
CHICAGO, \ov. 6—AVilnon appeared
early thin morning; to have a tißhtlnc
ehanee of carrying Illinois. With only
1,070 of the 2,788 ilmvnstntf precinct*
In, the sote for these districts Moodi
Wilson, 100,4401 Roosevelt, 02,fi71; Taft.
65,759. In Cook county 1.108 out of a
total of 1,498 precincts save Roosevelt
123,604; Wilson, 104,909, and Taft, r.n.snr..
This made Roosevelt's lead In all of
tlte precincts reported 7,800 over Wil
son.
CHICAGO, Nov. s.—Colonel Roosevelt
and Judge E. F. Dunne, according tc
returns received up to 1 o'clock, appar
ently have carried the state for presi
dent and governor respectively.
According to figures at hand at tha , .
hour, it was only the colonel's strorm
race in Cook county that carried him
through. There, in 1,038 out of 1,49$
precincts, he led Governor Wilson by
1,666. Late returns from down state
showed that in 692 out of 2.73S pre
j clncts outside of Cook county Wilson
was 14' votes In the lead. President
I Taft ran third both in Cook county
j and down the state.
OY PERMEATES
OLD PRINCETON
Special Dispatch to The Call]
PRINCETON. N. J.. Nov. s.—At 11:30
p. m. Princeton college moved from
Alexander hall, where it had been
watching the returns, and camped at
the door of the next president. Gov
ernor Wilson gave the college men an
outline of the task before him and the
country.
"I liave tonight no feeling of tri
unvph," he said. "I have a feeling of
solemn responsibility. I realize the
grave task which lies ahead of me
and the nation. We must all have the
best temper, the quietest mind, but the
most resolute purpose. This Is a time
when all thoughtful men in America
must stretch their powers to the ut
most to do those things that must be
don*. I feel sometimes that this is just
the beginning. You will see the end.
The course of our program must be so
prudent that it will take two genera
tions to finish it. The lesson of this
election is a lesson of responsibility. I
sincerely believe that a great cause has
Continued* on Page 6, Column 1
OUt OB a Strike
He struck for a raise—his wife struc>
for a new suit. Both will be on strike,
unless they use the California $1 a
week plan—s9 Stockton st. Upstairs.—•
Advt.
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