THE BRECKENRIDGE NEWS.
ALL THE NEWS THAT'S FIT TO PRINT.
CLOVERPORT, KENTUCKY, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1912.
rom Coast to Coast is the Democratic
Party is Again Called to
Power After Twenty
Looks Like Jersey Gover-
I nor Has Lost Only One
I State in East
Tho election of Governor Woodrow "Wilson,
6ftNew Jersey, as President, and Governor Thos.
Marshall, of Indiana, as Vice President, by n safe
majority, was a certainty early in the night, in
complete returns from the country at large leav
ing small doubt as to the final outcome.
; It became apparent early that tho Democratic
nominee had carried tho "Solid South," as well
as the impressive array of Eastern States. Before
jtho returns from tho country at largo began to
.approach anything like completeness, the Repub
lican and Progressive papers wore conceding a
'Sweeping Democratic victory in their respective
cities and States.
Roosevelt Gets Illinois.
The most conspicuous exception to tho gon-
I oral Wilson victory came in tho form of returns
from points in Illinois, where tho Progressives
early wore conceded a victory.
Wilson Gets New Jersey.
Now J.ersey gave "Wilson a plurality estima-
lefdy Accepts His Defeat
With Entire Good Humor
Oyster Bay, N. Y., Nov. 5. Shortly before
lidnight tonight, Col. Theodore Roosevelt made the
"The American people, by a great plurality.
lave decided in favor of Mr. Wilson and tho Demo-
ratic party. Like all good citizens, I accept the re-
ult with entire good humor and contentment, j As
)r the Progressive cause, I can only repeat what I
lave already so many times said, the fate of ,the
sador for tho time heing is of little consequence,
mt the causo itself must in tho end triumph, for its
piunaph is essential to the well being of the? Ameri-
About tho same time ho issued his statement,
Ivol.JRoosovelt sent the following telegram to Gov.
"The American people, by a great plurality,
ve conferred upon you tho highest honor in their
fcift. I congratulate you thereon. (Sisuod)
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PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 5. With ninety
counties of the 120 in Kentucky report
ed, indications point toward a plurality
of more than 100,000 for Gov. Wilson in
the Presidential election, while the Dem
ocrats have returned nine Democratic
Congressmen. In the Tenth district in
complete returns show that John W.
Iaugley, Republican, has a good lead
over his Progressive opponent.
In the Eleventh district the fight be
tween Caleb" Powers for re-election and
II. II. Seavy, Progressive is close, with
the Hull Moose candidate claiming vic
tory. The showing made by the Progressive
party surprised the Democratic and Re
publican leaders all over Kentucky.
In the Fifth district it was not until
after the final returns were in that it
was found that Swager Sherley, Demo
crat, had received a narrow plurality of
1,200 votes over II. I. Pox.
The Fifth district approximately gives
Wilson 34,369, Roosevelt 23,914,. Taft
3,554. For Congress, Swager Sherley
24,693; Ashcraft, Republican, 3,485; for
How the States of the Union
Voted in the Presidential Race
Arizona (not heard from)
California ......... ...
Idaho Not heard from
Indiana . .,
Taft. Wilson, velt.
Nevada (Not heard from!
New Hampshire (Doubtful)
South Dakota (Doubtful)
Totals v 8
Wyoming (Not beard from)
TEDDY GETS ILLINOIS
Ground Swell lor Demo
cracy Sweeps From
Coast to Coast ,
ted at 35,000 to 40,000 over Koosevelt. Taft, who
ran third, polled n vote in Now Jersey less than
half of Gov. Wilson.
O wincr to the length of the ballot, which de
layed tho counting beyond hope of complete re
turns beforo Wednesday. Florida was uncertain
grounds as to the extent of Wilson's victory, but
not as to tho fact of it. It was estimated that the
ontirc Democratic ticket won by a majority of
With the annexing of JRhodo Island to Wil
son's column, by later returns, and with tho close
ness in New Hampshire, it seemed probablo that
Now England entire, with tho exception of Ver
mont, had gone for Wilson.
Massachusetts For Wilson.
For tho Hrst time in its history, Massachu
setts will givo its electoral vote to a Democrat.
Both Massachusetts htid New York elected Demo
cratic Governors, Sulzer in Now York, and Foss
By midnight both President Taft and Col.
Roosevelt had conceded Gov. Wilson's election.
Early in the night there seemed small reason
to doubt that Wilson would carry, besides the
"Solid South," Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky,
Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Now York,
West Virginia, Indiana, Montana, Now Jersey
and New Mexico, and later returns clinched the
Democratic victory in theso States.
President Taft Congratulates
Gov. Wilson on the Victory
Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 5, President Taft to
night sent telegram to Gov. Wilson and Chairman
Hilles of the Republican national committee, as fol
Mr. Woodrow Wilson,
"Princeton, N. J.:
"I cordially congratulate you on your election:
and extend to you my best wishes for a successful,
"WM. II. TAFT."
"Hon. Chariot D. Hilles, Chairman Republican Na
tional Committee, Times BIdg., New York City:
"You have conducted a most dilHcult campaign,
in the face of unusual obstacles. I congratulate
you heartily on tho light you have mado, and I am
deeply grateful to you for it.
"(Signed) WM. II. TAFT."
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VICE-PRESIDENT THOMAS K. MARSHALL
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