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the Full Afternoon United Preia Report—Best Afternoon Service In the United otates. VOL. 108. NO. 109. [AFT PLEASED WITH RESULT Elected by the Business Men of the Country, by Democrats as Well as by the Repub licans. He Got His Share of_ the Labor Vote —Sweeping Victory In New York is Especially is«% Gratifying. CINCINNATI, Nov. 4.—"I believe 11 •was elected by the business men of the country, Democrats as well as Re publicans, and that I received by share of the labor vote, and that the farm ers, generally, stood by me. I am very much gratified." Taft this morning gave expression to the above declaration. He said: "In my own state and In diana the result was very much af fected by the local liquor question, and it is very difficult to figure out just how it operated. The sweeping vic tory in New York, Massachusetts. New Jersey and Connecticut is spec ially gratifying to me." .»-••• THE NEXT PRESIDENT! William Howard Taft. 1857—Born in Cincinnati, Septem ber 15. 1874—Graduated from the Cincin nati High Scdbol. 1S78—Graduated from Yale college: second In the class and class orator. 1880—Admitted to the Ohio bar. 1881—Assistant prosecuting attor ney of Hamilton county, Ohio. 1882—Collector of Internal revenue of the First district of Ohio. 1883—Resigned public office to re sume law practice. 1885—Assistant county solicitor of Hamilton county. 1SS6—Married Miss Helen Hgrron of Cincinnati. 1887—Judge of the '"super I or c'ou of Ohio. 1S90—Solicitor general of United States. 1892—United States circuit Judge of the Sixth circuit. 1896—Became dean of the law de partment of University of Cincinnati. 1900—President of the United States Philippine Islands. 1901—First civic governor of the Philippine Islands. 1904—Became secretary of war of the United States. 1905—Visited Philippines with con gressional party. 1906—Restored order in Cuba as provincal governor. 1907—Candidate for the republican presidential nomination. ed States THE NEXTNmCE PRESIDENT. 1884—Elected mayor of Utica by a record-breaking majority. 1886—Elected to congress from Twenty-third New York district. 1888—Defeated for re-election to congress. Adams 1890—Again an unsuccessful candl- Appanoose dale for congress. I Clark 1892—Elected to congress from the Decatur Twenty-fifth New York district. Fremont' 1M4—Re-elected to congress. 1 Lucas ISOi—Chairman of republican state Page convention. KENNEDY MIES 6REAT GAIN llstisfliii First District Congressman increases His Majority 1,650 Votes as Compared With Two Years Ago. FARMERS STOOD BY HIM LEE COUNTY IN LINE 1 189(5—Re-elected to congress. l^R—Re-elected to congress. moo—Chairmau of republican state convention. 1902—Elected to congress from Twenty-seventh New York district. 3904—Re-elected to congress. 1906—Re-elected to congress. 1908—Elected vice president of the United States. REID WOULD LIKE IN TO BE A SENATOR Ambassador to the Court at St. James Is a Candidate to Succeed Piatt. NEW YORK, Nov. 5.—Whitelaw Held, present ambassador to the court ®t St. James, is a candidate for sen atorship in New York to succeed Piatt, according tr reports today. A joint caucus at Albany will be held the first week in January. i' Tracy Carried But One County in the District and That by a Reduced Majority—Louisa Gave Boost. BURLINGTON, Iowa, Nov. 5.—Con gressman C. A. Kennedy was re-elect ed to congress Tuesday by a major ity that is safely estimated at 1920. The figures from all the counties are practically correct and the changes, if any, will be small. Two years ago Kennedy carried the district by 270 votes. His gain this year is 1,650 in the district. Nearly every county shows an In crease in fthe The latest returns from the district give the following majorities by coun ties, compared with the majorities of 1906: -.!• 190S—Elected president of the Unit- figures in congress and in the nation ture in extra session to name tora TI~ 1 Ringgold Taylor Wayne Union i,'J plurality for Kennedy. Only in Washington county did Tracy make any gains, while in Lee he lost over a thousand votes. In Des Moines his majority of 1,462 in 1906 was re duced to 1,261. Jefferson county in creased his majority 300, and Henry county, where the Mt. Pleasant News carried on a bitter fight against him, gave him a good increase. 1908 1906 4 Ken Ken- 4' nedy Tracy nedy Tracy -at Counties. rep. dem. rep. dem. Des Moines 1261 Henry .. ... 710 Washington 433 v"' 'f .... 1462 .... Louis 950 634 Jefferson 720 427 Lee 32 .... 927 .... Van Buren 326 843 .... 210 .... 596 .... 8181 1261 2710 2440 Majority 1920 .... 270 HEPBURN LOSES BY 316 VOTES W. D. Jamison, of Shenandoah, Dem ocratic State Senator, Defeats Veteran Republican. SHENANDOAH, Iowa, Nov. 5. the election in this congressional dis trict Tuesday, Senator W. D. Jami son, of this city, democrat,, defeated William P. Hepburn for congress. Mr. Hepburn first went to congress from this district in 1880 and has served in that capacity ever since with the ex ception of six years, from 1886 to 1892 u—" commerce. Mr. Jamison is a young newspaper man of Shenandoah and has been the 1S55—Born in Utica, N. Y., October! proprietor of the World for seven 24th. years. He is a native of Louisa coun 1878—Graduated from Hamilton ty, Iowa, where he was born 35 years college. ago this month. Two years ago lie of the tariff. 1S80—Admitted to the bar and be-j was elected a member of the state Three Aspirants. gan the practice of law. 1 senate from the Page-Fremont district, 1SS2—Appointed secretary of the In Tuesday's contest he carried his Burton will begin at, once a cam republican committee of his county, home city by 116. running more than 300 votes ahead of his ticket.. Of the eleven counties in the district. Hep- burn carried three. The majorities are: 42r 97 Jamison's majority Uncle Sam—Gosh! It's over! OHIO WILL HAVE SENATORIAL FIGHT Democrats Elect the Governor, the Re publicans Have the Legisla- ture and a Political Scrap i, }s Certain. WILL TRY TO APPOINT Burton, Taft and Vorys May All Try For Foraker's Place—Presi dent Will Not Interfere in the Contest. 5.—Republican At' COLUMBUS, Nov. Chairman Williams today concedes with the election of Harmon, Democrat, for governor wit.» a plurality of 20,000. The legislature is Republican. The Republican leaders are preparing a program to prevent governor-elect Harmon from appointing a United States senator to succeed Foraker. It for several years. He has been chair- ker's successor. The new legislator's man of the committee on Interstate term begins the first Monday in Jan-j uary. The term of the present gov-1 QJJ^VELAND, pajgn for 0hio I 1T' I 293 120 (100 SO" 187 11S2 1501 316 CLOSE RACE IN NORTH DAKOTA Governorship May Require the Official Count to Determine the Winner Others Republican. FARGO, Nov. 5.—The governorship race in North Dakota is still unset tled. Burke, democrat, now seeming to bo leader, though late yesterday it seemed certain Johnson, republican, was a winner. The result Is so close it will probably require the offlcia count to fully settle the dispute All other republicans seem to have been elected. 2 1 I S I S I tor's nmrossnr Tlif npw lee-islator's I tie nomination ror senaior ernor expires the second Monday. If a special session is not called Har mon could name a successor to Fora aker who would sit during the special I First Forecast Suggests Another lo^an congressional session of the revision! NOV. 5.—Congress- the election of a United statea 8enator in Ohio. Burton is a c]osc friend of Taft and manaser, -jj Roosevelt, Chas. Taft and Arthur I. Vorys, Tafts I presjdent-elect Taft's official family. Tnmknn may be candidates and INSANE MOTHER KILLS DAUGHTER jr,()! Cut the Throat of Her Own Child and I the probability is that Taft will not ground whatever for the mention of interfere in the state fight. Then Slashed Her Own Throat. CHICAGO. Nov. 5.—Temporarily in- sane today Mrs. Catherine Lynn, age 31, cut the throat of her daughter age S))ecjfic three and then tried to kill the son of Hjtchcock. a neighbor, aged six, then sCie slashed her own throat from ear to ear. She and the girl died instantly. The woman was working when she became suddenly demented. She seized a raz or and killed her own child,then pur sued the neighbor's boy out of her house. The neighbors who were at- tracted by the screams woman dead. KEOKUK, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 1908..*. 3? MISSOURI MAY BE REPUBLICAN Taft's Lead is Very Slight But it Is Expected That Missing Pre- Wim Give Him the state_ TOe TAFT LEADS WITH "4" 100 May Require the Official Count to De cide the Question—No Doubt About the Election of Hadley. ST. LOUIS. Nov. 5.—Taft leads a plurality of less than a hun dred. Eighteen counties and a few scattered precincts have not reported this morning but it is believed these increase the Taft vote. It may require the official count to decide. Hadley, republican, is unquestionably elected governor. Five and possibly six re- senator SUGGEST HEPBURN FOR THE CABINET For Next Presidents Of ficial Family. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5—The usual cabinet slates, which invariably follow the election of the new President are making their appearance and political wiseacres are busy in forecasting the I names of those who will make up 0f courSe( there is no aut.horative names in connection with the Postmaster found the Deneen's Plurality 23,911. CHICAGO, Nov. 5.—Practically com plete returns from Illinois give Taft a plurality of 1(51.953 Deneen 23,911. Bryan's vote is about one hundred thosand greater than Parker's In the state. FACTIONAL FIGHT LOST THE STATE Indianapolis Star Blames the Fair banks* Machine For the Defeat of the Indiana State Ticket. life TAGGART BACKS KERN Wants the Defeated Vice President to go to the Senate—Three Prob able Candidates Are Named. new cabinet as Taft has not given the slightest intimation of his inten tions, so far as can be learned. Ilow-! normal. In view of the persistent over, one of the first to appear makes opposition of Gompers and his agents, these sgugestions: Secretary of States—Elihu Root. Secretary of the Treasury—Ex-Gov ernor Ilerrick, of Ohio, or A. B. Hep burn of New York. Secretary of War or Attorney Gen- onil I.uke Wright. General Frank H. Secretary Of Commerce and Labor— \V. P. Hepbufn of Iowa. Secretary of Agriculture—James S.' Wilson. For the navy and interior depart nients, the names of Senator Crane of I Massachusetts, Charles F. Brooker of Connecticut and John Hays Ham- luon(j. 0 California, are mentioned. Some Bryan Solace. LINCOLN, Nov. 5.—Delegations of prominent citizens of Lincoln Wed nesday afternoon visited "Fail-view" to pay their respects tc Bryan and congratulate him over his victory in the state. "»W INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5.—The re publican state committee today con cedes all the state offices to the dem ocrats, saying the legislature is dem ocratic on joint ballot. Eleven demo crat congressmen were elected. L. Ert Slack, defeated by Marshall for nomination for governor. Ben F. Shively and John W. Kern are men tioned as possibilities for the senate. Kern is receiving the support of the 1 aggart machine. The star (republi- gg campaigner can) today editorially blames the ministration and apathetic towards the ta,riff revision. It says the elec-! tion is an invitation to republicans to popularize its personal ticket. UNCLE JOE CANNON IS WELL PLEASED Was Re-elected by Plurality of 8000 Notwithstanding Opposition of Gompers and His Aids. DANVILLE, 111., Nov. this afternoon gave out the following statement: "The returns so far in dicate I have received a plurality of 8,000 which is slightly in excess of *.• A- i*, yg *7 SHOWED TAFT GOOD CAMPAIGNER Trail That the Candidate Left on His Tour# Indicate That He Was a Strong Vote Getter. LOCAL ISSUES GOVERN Big Questions Were Largely Lost Sight of—Results In States a sv Surprise to Most As tute Politicians. Minor offices, however, were given to the republicans while the democrats secured the governorship. This was largely due to the Indiana bitter feel ing resulting from the local option fight and the result of the rule of the republican state machine who insist ed on the nomination of Watson for governor after it was believed his own district refused to nominate him for congress. The negro question, which was ex pected to cut much figure, seems to have had little effect on the vote ex cept in Nebraska where, the negroes resented the stories circulated in other states by the republican lead ers. The banking question, apparently, had little effect on the result. Kan sas, which the democrats expected to carry on the strength of this issue, showed an unusual republican plural ity. The trail of the Taft campaign tours shows the candidate'evidently good vote getter and shows flatterin? results to the president elect's ability Fairbanks machine for the defeat, W-Upwiw WTRF^ TTT^ same but the strength is shifted from! ing it was luke warm towards the ad- AIM WlltCiO X1J.O CONGRATULATION S Wishes Success for the Administra-j congressional tion of William H. Taft and Congratulations. LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. W. J. Bryan today sent the following tele gram to President-elect Taft: 'Hon. Wm. H. Taft, 'Cincinnati, Ohio. "Please accept 4.—Cannon Read The Daily Gate Oity, Keokuk's Best Newspaper, 10 CENTS PEE WEES EIGHT. PAGES. REPUBLICANS IN HOUSE CONTROL Surprises In the Congressional R»» suits Are Furnished by the Voters and Party Lines Were Disregarded. THE CANNON FIGHT HURT Caused Some Republican Congressmen to Lose Out—Strength In the House Changes From CHICAGO, Nov. 5.—Results indi-1 CHICAGO, Nov. 5.— According toH cated in returns show forecasters rath-1 figures given out at the headquar cr badly fooled in majiy predictions ^crs and factors in the campaign which were said would govern were unim portant. The labor vote, which was expected to be delivered against Taft according to the democrats, shows to have been an unimportant factor as a unit and probably voted as the In dividuals saw fit. In most of the big industrial communities Taft ran ahead of others on the republican ticket indicating the labor vote prob ably favored him. However, in most communities, local issues were more important factors than the big ques tions of the campaign. The independ ent voter Is an important factor. Nev er in the history of the country was so much scratching in this particular ly true in the western and central states while the eastern states are still voting straight tickets. Ohio, which is the homo of Taft, gave the candi date a big plurality, but local Issues so confused the result that the count is not yet in and the probability is the offices will be divided among all parties. In Indiana the unusual result was achieved of giving the democrats the local offices and Taft the vote. 1 my and best, wishes for the succcss of VOur administration. (Signed.) "W. J. BRYAN." COLORADO GIVES BRYAN HER VOTE I suit, in a complete restoration of con-1 fidence. The party will keep the BELGRADE. Nov. pledges made in the platform. We made a demand on Austria for the sur- Second Squadron Sails. AMOY, Nov. 5.—The second squad ron of the American fleet sailed for Manila. Admiral Emory on board the Louisiana goes to Hong Kong for a brief visit. The other seven ships will arrive at Manila Sunday. and the attacks of leaders, and the Incomplete Returns Indicate the State With an Empty saloon league, the outcome is extreme- Will Give Bryan 6,000 Train. Iv gratifying to me. It indicates that to 8,C0C. _____ though sonic good people outside the! DKNEIt, Nov. 5.—Out of fifty-two CHICAGO. Nov. district, were deceived, a. few people inside the district did not understand turns the real situation. I am gratified The scattering returns from all of the at. the Polk street station early today, that the republican party has achiev- others show Bryan's plurality from The collision occurred when the "Hum ed such a splendid victory. The elec-j 8,000 to 6.000. Shafroth. a Democrat, mer" inbound had almost reached the tion of Taft and Sherman, with a re- has been elected governor by 8,000. station. Many of Uie passengers who publican congress, no doubt will re-1 were standing in the aisles, were 'counties in Colorado, the complete re- one of the finpst. trains on the Alton, were received from ten only.' crashed into an empty passeuger train Demand a Servian's Release. can and will revise the tariff, giving render of a Servian, Manusevitsch, full protection to the employe. The captured by the Austrians while revision can be promptly acromplished I swimming towards the Austrian gun after the Inauguration of Taft, without boat in the Danube river. The Aus disturbing business conditions." West to East. ~i 0f tj,e Republican congressional committee, the next house will be made up of 217 Republicans and 174 Democrats. The poll as indicated byr tihe returns received at noon was as follows: Alabama, 9 Democrats Arkansas Democrats California, 7 Republicans and 1 Democrat Colorado, 1 Republi can and 2 Democrats Connecticut, S Republicans Delaware. 1 Republican Florida. 3 Democrats Georgia It Democrats Idaho 1 Republican Illi nois 19 Republicans and 6 Democrats ., Indiana, 4 Republicans and 9 Demtv crats Iowa, 9 Republicans and 2 Dem ocrats Kansas, 8 Republicans Ken tucky, 2 Republicans and 9 Democrats Ixjulslana, Democrats Maine, 4 Re. publicans Maryland, 3 Republicans and 3 Democrats Massachusetts, 11 Republicans and 3 Democrats Michi gan, 12 Republicans Minnesota, 2 Re publicans and 14 Democrats Montana, 1. Republican Nebraska, 4 Republi-., cans and 2 Democrats Nevada, 1 Dem ocrat New Hampshire, 2 Republicans New Jersey, 7 Republicans and 3 Dem ocrats New York, 26 Republicans and 11 Democrats North Carolina, 10 Democrats North Dakota, 2 Republi cans Ohio, 15 Republicans and 6 Democrats Oklahoma, 1 Republican and 4 Democrats Oregon, 2 Republi cans Democrats Pennsylvania, 27 Republicans and 5 Democrats Rhode Island, 1 Republican and 1 Democrat South Carolina, 7 Democrats South Dakota, 2 Republicans Tennesse, 2 Republicans and 8 Democrats Texas, 16 Democrats Utah, 1 Republican Vermont, 2 Reupblicans Virginia, 1' Reupblican and 9 Democrats Wash ington, 3 Republicans: West Virginia, 5 Republicans Wisconsin, 10 Repub licans and 1 Democrat: Wyoming 1 Republican. The greatest Democrat gains were made in the uncertain states. The showing in Indiana where Over-' street, the head of the postal commit tee of the house, defeated Chas. Ian di:., a standpatter and friend of Falr banks, was surprising. In the east the Republicans made gains in the states where the Democrats expected to make a good showing. The Republl- can majority in the house is about th» the western states to the eastern. Vot- ers in all parts of the country seemed to show little interest in party lines In election and mucH scratching is reported every w,here. The fight against Cannon was one of I the most interesting features in that congressional fight. Though Cannon, himself, not defeated, the fight had an influence in other states. Many can u'.dates were pledged against Cannon. Many others were fought because they congratulations would not declare against him for speaker. It had a big influence in Us Nebraska result. ALTON TRAIN IN A COLLISION Collides at the Polk I 5.—Servla today trians say the man carried large quantities of explosives and sought to destroy the boat. Michigan Governor Re-elected. DETROIT, Nov. r.—Practically com plete returns insure the re-election of the governor by a plurality of ten thousand.. Street Station Passenger —The "Humnlor,,, knocked down. There was a panic, but none were severely hurt, Arrested For Wife Desertion. CHICAGO, Nov. 5.—Chas. M. Scho em, w.'.io went to Deadwood, S. D., to institute divorce proceedings, has been arrested today charged with wife desertion. Root May Retire. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5.—Politicians here are predicting the retirement of Root from the cabinet to accept the justiceship of the supreme court to succeed Fuller.