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Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Tnui
November 7, 1912.
Wilson and Marshall Elected In
A Sweeping Democratic Victory
Governor of New Jersey ancj His IRoiining Mate Received More
Than 400 Votes in Electoral College and Score Splendid
? Triumph For
New iTork, Nov. 6. It was known as early as 9
o'clock last night that the Democratic ticket had swept
the countiy and that more than 400 electoral votes were
Early returns gave Governor Wilson and -Governor
Ugfrshall the "solid south" and the tftvf Connecticut,
Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maiyland, Massachusetts,
New York, We3t Virginia, Indiana and Missouri. As
the night, advanced and returns from the west, began to
p.nme in these earlier estimates were confirmed,. and Mon-
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tana, New Jersey and New MexicWsssere addec to those
that seemed certain for, the Democratic candidates, while
Bfnf.fprino- rphnvns f rom San Francisco and LoS Aneeles
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.made it. nrobable that -Calif ornia.might join-the Wilson-
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arm Marshall column.
. -Sulzer, in New York; Ralston, in Indiana; Foss, in
' Massachusetts; Baldwin, in Connecticut; and Major, m
Missouri, are all elected.
How the States Voted.
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And There Stood
ToaflSlectoral Votec-rDeraocrats, 826? Republicans,
Electoral votea neeeeaary to a eholce, 266,
Sweeping all opposition before
them, the Democrats of Kentucky
rolled up an enormous plurality for
Wilson and Marshall, elected nine
( ut of eleven Congressmen, and car
ritd the State by a handsome ma
jority over both opponents of the
Demccratic presidential nominee.
I. dications are that full returns will
show a plurality of over 100,000
Carries Republican Strongholds.
The victory was the most com
p'eie in the history of political war
fare in Kenfucky. Counties never
before known to go other than Re
publican were swept into the Demo
cratic column, record pluralities
were tqualed and then doubled, and
t e c'imax was reached when such
counties as Laurel, one of the banner
Ropublican strongholds of the rock-
ribbed Eleventh district, and Ohio,
p hieroest Rpniih!?in rnnntv 5n the
Fourth district, cast more vote3 for
Wilson than for either Taf t or Roose-veU.
Close For Second Place.
The fight for second place in Ken
tucky was close, with a great lead
over Taf t in Louisville, the R ose
velt followers confidently counted on
running second, but the Bull Moosera
fe 1 away badly in the State and ap
parently will be third when the com
plete returns are totaled.
Nine Democratic Congressmen.
The congressional delegation from
Kentucky will be as follows:
First District A. W. Barkley,
Second District A. O. Stanley,
' Third District R. Y. Thomas.
Fourth District Ben Johnson,
Fifth District Swagar Sherley,
Sixth District A. B". Rouse, Dem
Seventh District J. Campbell
Eighth District Harvey Helm,
Ninth District W. J. Fields, Dem
ocrat. Tenth District John W. Langley,
Eleventh District Caleb Powers,
Appellate Race In Doubt.
The race for Judge of the Court
of Appeals in the Seventh district is
close, with C. C. Turner showing
great strength against his Republi
can opponent, A. T. Kirk. John D.
vhite, the Progressive, is a poor
Before midpight President Taft
and former President Roosevelt had
conceded the election of Wilson and
Marshall, and the successful candi
dates were being overwhelmed with
congratulation? Trom leading men of
the country. The Solid South and
an almost solid East joined their bal
lots for the Democratic party.
Indications are that the Senate
will be safely Democratic and the
House is overwhelmingly in line
with the new administration. Ken
tucky rolled up a Democratic ma!
jority of about 100,000 and sends
nine of the congressional delegation
to Wishing ton,
The only discordant note is from
Tennessee, where Hooper, Rep., ap
pears to be n.-elected by a veiy
small majority. The Legislature is
strongly for Patterson, which is
said to insure the defeat of Sanders,
Yesterday's later news made but
Pennsylvania, Michigan, ouum
Dakota and Washhgton are for
Taft has Utah, Wyoming, New
Hampshire and Vermont.
Illinois, Minnesota, Karsas, Iiaho
and Rhode Island are doubtful.
Tennessee elects Hooper by Ironv
5,000 to 10,000, but the Legislature
appears to be Democratic on later
Berger, Socialist, of Milwaukee,,
and Uncle Joe Cannon, of Illinois,
aia defeated for Congress.
Will Get State Sunday SchooF
Association Next Year.
Quite a number of cities invited'
the forty-eighth State Sunday School
association to meet with them next
year, among them HopkinBville.
However, the indications are that
Lexington will be selected as the
place of the meeting.
Opossum Supper.. t
Mr. Chas. Vaughan, city- worfc
bouse keeper, gave a 'possum supper
at his residence last night, which
was attended by the members of u e
council and other city ofiic.a'y. A
delightful supper was served, featur
ing the didslphia virglniana.