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LEAGUE DEFEATED
IN MINN. ELECTION*
PREUS HOLDS LEAD
Incomplete Returns Show
Nearly Forty Thousand
Minnesotans Voted For
Debs—Hilton For Attorney
General
St. Paul, Nov. 4.—Witti the elec
tion of J. A. O. Preus for governor
assured by an overwhelming plural
ity over his three opponents, missing
precincts virtually discontinued re
porting returns as it was evident the
complete results from the 3,220 pre
cincts in the state would not ma
terially change the standing.
When 2,507 precincts had report
ed on governor the count today was
Preus, republican, 355,228 Hodg
son, democrat, 69,400 Shipstead, in
•dependent, Nonpartisan, 236,971
Sampson, socialist, 3,199.
For president, 2,443 precincts had
reported up to noon today giving
Harding 442,479 Cox, democrat,
120,735 Cox, industrial, 2,690
Debs, socialist, 37,486 Watklns,
prohibition, 6,223.
St. Paul, Nov. 4.—For attorney
general according to figures tabulat
ed today, 2,325 precincts out of 3,
220 in the state give Hilton 344,
389 McQuat, 38,491 Sullivan, 187,
657.
Twenty-four hundred and six
precincts out of 3,220 give for pres
ident: Harding, 433,617 Cox, 119,
394.
For governor, 2,464 precincts give
Preus 350,301 Shipstead, 231,883
Hodgson, 67,731.
The Nonpartisan League lost out
In the states of Montana and Color
ado. They ran candidates as demo
crats in those states. The League
candidate for governor of Montana
was an extreme radical, and his de
feat is largely due to the work of
Senator Meyers, democrat, who
stumped the state against the
League democratic candidate, as not
being a fit and responsible man for
thtf puslLltin.
In Wisconsin John J. Blaine, a
republican, was elected as the candi
date of the LaFollette faction. The
League socialists claim him as theh
own.
Senator Lenroot, republican, was
re-elected over the LaFoIlett sandi
date in Wisconsin.
NO GROUNDS FOR
CHARGES OF FRAUD
IN FOURTH WARD
A report Is current that grounds
exist for an election contest in th«
First district of the fourth ward in
the city, on account of the withdraw
al and throwing away by election ef
fic.c.r®. of two ballot-3. The tacts in
tVc- ii oident are th-.t. afti-r the poll*
had closed, and while the ballots
were being counted, it was found
than there was one more woman's
ballot voted and one more men's bal
lot voted than there were names on
the registration lists. The judges in
this precinct were A. M. Halstead and
Fr»d Wolfer, and the inspector of
the election T. .1. Birmingham.
The law requires election officers
tT iHimpare the poll books of an elec
tion, !o open the boxes, and to
the tallot". aid if the number of bal
lots exceeds the names of the voters
•e ro'led on tliu polls lists, en-iugli
La lots must lie withdrawn at ran
dom, *o make *•».« equal to tha num
ber of voters •.- :Hered. This «/••.»
«Jniip and one bal:- from each :f the
»t.miier cast y '*.e women an 1 i!.
nu-n was wlthrt ii, and throw i u
side, by the election officers as the
law requires. States Attorney Carr,
had his attention called to the matter
and made an enquiry into the same,
and ascertained the facts.
The report is that the ballots were
torn up by the election officers
and other ballQt marked and put in
their place. This is not the fact as
no ballots were marked at all, and
the law strictly complied with by
those in charge of the canvass of the
vote. It was found afterwards that
both of the ballots withdrawn were
O'Connor ballots.
BARNES COUNTY
ELECTION NOTES
The Valley City Times-Record lost
out as the official paper, the League
organ, The Peoples Opinion, being
elected. The Sanborn Enterprise was
designated as the official paper be
fore the election.
The result of the judicial election
in that district in doubt. Lee Combs
nrried Valley City by a substantial
i -ajority over M. J. Englert, present
Incumbent.
Fifty eight out of 69 precincts
gave the following results. The one
precinct was league and the figures
indicate a small majority for each
of the independent candidates. In
68 precincts the vote stands:
For President: Harding 5,109
Cox 1,085.
For Governor, complete: O'Connor
3664 Frazier, 3J535.
For Congress: Young 2567 Olson
3,001.
For Superintendent of Public In
struction, complete: Nielson itOt
Johnson 3594.
For District Judge: Combs 2417
Cooley 4556 Cole 4625 Englert
4589,
Memorial Hall Yea, 2260 No,
3849.
-Official Newspaper: People* Opin
ion 2949 Timea-Record 2876
Barnes County Citlns iiO^ Sanborn
Enterprise 471,
CHICAGO GIRL SHOT:
POSSE SEARCHING
FOR TWO MASHERS
Chicago, Nov. 5.—A neighborhood
posse formed early today to'search
for two "mashers" who shot and
wounded Miss Grace Phillips, 17
years old a choir girl last night.
Miss Phillips in company with two
other girls of the Emanuel Baptist
church choir was returning homo
from practice humming hvmns when
two young men accosted th?n:.
"How'd you like o be my little
giv!'." orio s id to Miss Pb!:!.\3
The gir'p passed frightened a,id
missed n kick-aimed by one nuiehtr
who fell.
"For that I've got something for
you, "he called. 'You better look too'
The girls cast a terrified glance
back and Miss Phillips received a bul
let wound in her leg. Her sister c,nd
other companion dragged her tD s.ife
ty in a door way amid a ehower of
nllets. Neighbors came to u«* girls'
assistance but the men fled.
LAYMEN'S ASS'N
ANNUAL MEETING
AT JAMESTOWN
The Annual meeting and Mid
Winter convention of the Laymen's
Holiness Association, which has its
headquarters here in Jamestown, in
the old C. E. McElroy house, in the
south part of the city, will be held
here in Jamestown beginning the
31st of December with a "Watch
Night" meeting, and continuing on
for several days.
Last year the Annual Meeting of
this evangelistic organization, wa3
held in Bismarck, and over one hun
dred delegates attended from out
side the city. It is expected that at
least that number will be in attend
ance this year. The day sessions of
the meeting will be held in the from
parlor of the headquarters building,
and the evening session which will
be strictly evangelistic will be held
in the Evangelical church which has
been secured for that time.
One of the features of this gath
ering will be the revival campaign
that will be held in connection with
it. Dr. John W. Goodwin, one of
the leading evangelists of the na
tion, and who holds a high position
with the Nazarene church, will be
the preacher each evening. The
"Aeolian Quartet" a group of sing
ers of unusual interest and ability,
will lead the singing. The Annual
Meeting will continue five days, but
the campaign in connection, will be
held for two weeks after the Annual
Meeting is over. It will continue
till the 23rd of January.
AMERICAN LABOR
WILL BE PROTECTED
Washington, Nov. 5.—"The vic
tory of Senator Harding and the
banishment of Wilsonism from the
nation's councils is another manifes
tation of the inherent good sense of
the American people and a renewed
proof of the stability of the govern
ment under which they live," de
clares the Republican Publicity As
sociation in a statement issued to
day which says:
"Wage earners and all other vot
ers are alive to the fact that the
rapid return of Europe to normal
production once more means the
flooding of our markets with the
products of cheap foreign labor and
consequent disruption of the home
market unless steps are taken to
prevent it through the medium of a
protective tariff.. By the election of
Senator Harding that has been
made certain, and the welfare of the
American workingman protected for
the future.
"With Senator Harding in the
White IHouse Congress will return
once more to its constitutional func
tions. Legislation by executive die
tation will cease, and laws that are
passed and money that is appropriat
ed will represent the combined wis
dom of over 500 representatives of
the people rather than that of a
single mind. The country is about
to be restored again under a govern
ment for the people instead of for a
party or individual."
CANADA EXPECTS
TARIFF ON WHEAT
Ottawa, Ont., Nov.' 4.—Editorial
comment in the press of Canada to
day reflects the view that the Repub
lican election landslide in the Unit
ed States is a forerunner to a decid
ed change in tariff relations between
the two countries.
In well informed quarters here
the "probability" was discussed that
the new congress at Washington
would nullify the reciprocal clauses
of the Underwood tariff law insofar
as they relate to foodstuffs, thus
"closing the way to free wheat,
wheat products and potatoes both
ways across the border."
WANTED HER BALLOT BACK
Valley City, Nov. 4:—There were
183 voters in Valley City who did not
vote for governor. Just why ia a
problem. In one ward In thte city
the Times-Record had a real friend
This paper was the only candidate on
the whole ticket that received his
vote. One good lady who wanted to
yote for us forgot to rate on the
caper at all and after ah* got bono
she remembered that she hod not
voted on the official paper and wnnt
el to get her bav: jt back, but ft bad
gane Into the hr,x and it wi.* too
Lit* to get It bncJc Her itlcni-Vne
vcre good «ny*ar.
ADVERTISE IN THE ALERT
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G. 0. INCREASES
MAJORITY IN BOTH
NATIONAL HOUSES
Elects Fifty-nine Senators and
Two Hundred Eighty-six
Representatives— Harding
Electoral Vote 404.
W. J. IiRYAX SUGGESTS
RESIGNATION OF WILSON
Frccport, 111., Nov. 5.—Vice-pres
ident Tlios. R. Marshall would make
no comment here today on thd suj*
gestion of William Jennings Itryaji
that President Wilson resign im
mediately.
"I am thru talking politics for a
while at least," he said.
New York, Nov. 5.—With the size
of President Elect Harding's elector
al vote virtually settled at 404 out
a possible 531 and the complexion
of the new senate set down as 51'
republicans and 37 democrats, re
publican leaders today awaited 'be
lated returns on eight contests in
six states to fix the exact size of the
republican house majority.
Exclusive of the sight undeter
mined seats in the lower house the
republicans had 286 members to 137
democrats, and 4 of other designa
tions, a plurality of 149—the great
est ever held by any party in the
house. The nearest approach to it
was in the 52nd congress when the
democrats had a lead of 148.
Republicans appeared to be assur
ed of more than an even break in
the eight outstanding seats, which
would give them a record party mar
gin in the house. The seats still in
doubt were the 4th Maryland, 8th
Minnesota, 5th Missouri, 15th, 21st
and 23rd, New York, 2nd North Da
kota, and 5th West Virginia.
A further possible democratic up
set appeared possible in the 4 th
Tennessee district where W. F.
Clouse, republican, was reported to
have forged slightly ahead of Cor
dell Hull, earlier reported elected.
Montana's four electoral votes fell
definitely into the Harding column
when returns from 1227 precincts
out of the total 1480 gave the repub
lican candidate a lead of 44,530.
With North Dakota's five electoral
votes counted last night, when dem
ocratic leaders admitted they had
given up hopes of carrying the state,
the addition of Montana brot Hard
ing total to the 404 mark.
Yesterday's count in Oklahoma
assured the nation's new women vot
ers one representative in the lower
house, Miss Alice Robertson of Mis
kogee, a farmer and restaurant own
er. Miss Robertson was an anti-suf
fragist prior to the adoption of the
19th amendment and made the con
gressional race "to see if the men
meant it" when they "thrust the
vote on us."-
Chicago, Nov. 5—Seizor Hard
ing's plurality for president with 308
precincts still out in entire state had
increased to 793,827.
KARCHER-WIEHOFF
The wedding of Miss Rose Wiehoff
and George Karcher took place this
morning at 10 o'clock at the Catho
lic parsonage, Father Geraghty offi
ciating at the nuptial service. Mi3s
Edith Karcher, sister of the bride
groom attended the bride ami
Charles Harmon was best man.
The bride wore white georgette
with hat to match and her flowers
were brides roses. Miss Karcher
wore blue chiffon.
A wedding breakfast was served
by Mrs. A. R. Fossum at her home
on 5th avenue north and she was as
sisted by Mrs. Frank Wiehoff. A
pink and white color scheme was
carried out in the decorations.
Mr. and Mrs. Karcher left on No.
2 for an eastern wedding trip and
on their return will be at home at
the George Kurtz residence on 6th
avenue north. The bride, who came
from St. Cloud, Minn., has spent
about a year in the city making her
home with her brother Frank Wie
hoff. Mr. Karcher is the youngest
son of Mrs. J. E. Karcher, is a
world war veteran and proprietor of
the Vulcanizing shop.
ANDERSON-WHEELER
The marriage of Mrs. Florence
Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Lusk of this city to Oscar L.
Anderson of Cumberland, Wis. oc
curred at noon today at the home of
the bride parents. Rev
c.
H. Phil-
!ips of the Congregational church
performed the ceremony. A wed
ding dinner was served, only the
immediate family being present. Mr.
and 'Mrs. Anderson left by auto for
their home at Cumberland.
BRYAN'S ADVICE TO WILSON
Chicago, Nov. 4—-William Jen
nings Bryan in Chicago todayr-gave
out a statement suggesting that
President Wilson should resign at
once.
"Now that the American people
have decisively declared against the
League of Nations as written by the
president," said Mr. Bryan, it would
seem desirable to carry out the ver
dict Immediately. This can be easi
ly done.
"The president should resign at
once and turn over his office to Mr.
Marshall, -on the condition that on
the convening of congress in Dec.
Mr. Marshall appoint Senator Hard
ing, secretary of state and himself
resign.
"The law then would make Mr.
Harding president, and with the Re
publican support in. congress he
could at once put into operation the
plan for the United States to enter
into an association of nations for
peace.
"As world peace Is a thing near
est the president's heart, he caii
hardly refuse to hasten the coming
of peace by so. small a'sacrifice—if
it could be called a sacrifice—to es
cape from a three months combat
with a hostile congress, supportedas
It is by the recent vote."
A E S O W N W E E K Y A U
POSTER COUNTY OFFICIALS
ROUND UP BOOZE CARGOES
Carrlngton,. Nov. 5.—Sheriff Fer
guson added two more whisky car3
to his collection yesterday afternoon
when Deputy Parker and Chief
Brady pursued a Ford and a Chevro
let to five miles south of Melville
and got the two cars, three men and
the two cargoes of booze.
The tip came from Brinsmado
that the cars would go through here
and that the men were wanted. The
police there asked that the men be
arrested but did not state that, the
men were whisky runners. The
three spent Tuesday night at Brlns
made and may be wanted there on
some other charge.
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When the Foster county officials
caught up with the men south 6f
(Melville and ordered them to stop,
there was no trouble in making ar
rests. The men claimed they are
from St. Paul and were enrouie to
that city. One of them Is one-arm
ed. They went thru Carrington
Sunday evening on their way north
for the cargoes.
i&sSafi
Prices that take you. back
to the old days
Hart Sckaffner lviarx
$55 $60 suits are now
$42.50
You probably knbw that the cost of
making clothes is not any lower than
it was- and you know in your own
business that the cost of a thing is
basis of the selling price. That's
of clothing as of other
we leel that prices are now
not as compared with cost,
as compared with your interests
e've lowered the prices. It "could
n't be done," but we've clone it we're
offering Hart Sckaffner & Marx $55
1 and $60 suits at.
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HOG ISLAND TO QbOSE
Washington, Nov. 4.—Hog Island
shipyard at Philadelphia, built at a
cost to the government of about
$70,000,000 will be closed February
1 unless" disposed of by that date,
Chairman Benson announced to
night at the shipping, board. The
board received only two bids ap
proximating $4,000,000 each for the
purchase of the yard.
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