With Tabulation of More Com
plete Returns First Figures
JOHNSON IS PEOPLE'S CHOICE
League Candidate Republican
Nominee for Governor by
Plurality of 30,000
SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 17.—As more
complete returns on yesterday's pri
mary election arc received and tabu
lated the decisive insurgent victory
indicated by first figures becomes a
certainty. Hiram Johnson has been de
clared Republican nominee for gover
nor by a plurality or nearly 30,000 over
Charles F. Curry, his closest opponent.
With San Francisco and Alatneda
counties virtually complete in the count
and returns from 1013 precincts out of
the 2790 outside of the bay territory,
Johnson's recorded vote is 84,512; Cur
ry, 53,245; Anderson, 30,245; Ellery,
1524; Stanton, 14,657.
Alameda county returns changed the
lieutenant governor situation tonight.
Francis V. Knesling now leads Albert
Wallace by a little more than 200 votes.
San Francisco and Alameda counties
and Sl7 outside precincts give the fol
lowing results for lieutenant gover
Farmer, 22,6?2: Ferris. 19,185; Kees
ling, 35.532: Wallace, 38,304.
In the advisory vote for United States
Senator John D. Works is approxi
mately 1500 votes ahead of A. G. Spald
ing. The vote of Alameda and San
Francisco with 759 outside precincts
gives Meserve 25,222, Spalding, 32,346;
f. S. HXBB I.KADS
For attorney general, U. P. Webb
has increased his lead over Frank Mc-
Gowan by many thousands. The two
bay counties and $21 outside precincts
give Webb 15,675, MeGowan 49,192.
Other state offices for which returns
have been compiled are as follows, the
totals representing the vote of Ala
meda and San Francisco counties plus
the number of outside precincts and
indicated in each case:
Associate justice of the supreme
court, outside precincts 10S7—Henry
Melvin, 70,746; M. C. Sloss, 73.986; Cur
tis r>. Wilbur, 65,571; William P. James,
Surveyor general, 478 outside pre
cin. ts—William C. Alberger, 35.438;
William S. Kingsbury, 56,453.
Superintendent of public instruction,
542 outside precincts—Edward Hyatt,
65,678: Alison W Tare, 46,798.
Clerk of the supreme court, 648 out
side precincts—William H. Bemiss,
29,978; Frank L. Caughey, 18,502; R.
H. Fitzgerald, 24,185; B. Grant Taylor,
Secretary of state—f>42 outside pre
cincts, Frank C. Jordan 41,742, H. S.
Morrow 10,191, Frank H. Mouser 8290,
Florence J. O'Brien 35,097, Walter C.
Wft Slier 36,865.
Superintendent of state printing—64B
outside precincts, Charles F. McDon
iild !i733. Grattan D. Phillips 18,155,
Friend \V. Richardson 20.005, W. W.
Shannon 35.F.63, Carlos L. Smart 10,191,
Walter B. Thorpe 9620.
These are all the general totals at
hand, the task of compiling the results
proving- to be .a slow one.
From other figures it is now known
that William D. Kent, opposing Dun
can McKinlay for congress in the Sec
ond district, has a lead of 1142 votes.
The indications are that Kent will win
the nomination, another insurgent vic
In the Seventh congressional .district
Stephens, the insurgent, is leading
James McLachlan by over 1000 and his
nomination is conceded. In the Fifth
district E. A. Hayes, incumbent, but
who was closely associated with the
Insurgent movement In congress, is
leading Charles Davidson by n< a.rly
6000 in the vote from San Francisco
and san Jose alone.
Virtually complete returns from Pan
Francisco gives Edward Rolkin for
member of the state board of equaliza
tion, First district, a lead of nearly
8000 over Joseph Scott, his closest op
ponent. For railroad commissioner,
lei ond district, H. ix Loveland lias a
lead of more than 3000 In this city over
Edward A. Tingler. For presiding jus
tice of the district court of appeals,
First district, Thomaa J. Lennon, un
opposed, polled a vote of 30,200.
There is no possibility that a general
Idea of the legislative nominees can be
secured tonight. The vote is badly
scattered and the result in many dis
tricts will not be known certainly until
all precincts have been heard from.
GOVERNOR GILLETT SENDS
P. A. Stanton Assures Johnson of
Fealty to Candidacy
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17.—Hiram
W. Johnson, Republican nominee for
governor, received the following tele
from Governor Gillett today:
"Congratulate you on your great vic
tory. Am ready io campaign for you,
iiixi help make your election surf."
From PUllip A. fjtanton, of Los An
geles, one of the defeated candidates,
the following was received:
"My congratulations on your victory.
; ire you i t my fealty to your can-
I'M win A. Jloservc, aspirant for thfl
Tlnitivi ;-'• . ' ■• : Ip, wired from
Jjoa Angclea as follows:
"Pie t my sincere find hearty
congratuli tlons. i had hoped my fel
low townsman and neighbor, Philip A.
Btanton, might realize his ambition,
but members of our party have de
creed otherwise, and 1 bow to that de
one, and am now foi you, aa th"c choice
of my party, with ;ill I can do to make
your victory in Novemto ■■ tremen
dous and emphatic as that of yei ter
STANTON RECEIVES BUT
36 VOTES IN CAPITAL
SACRAMENTO, Aug p-four
out of 58 precincts in Sa
Anderson, 1529; Curry, :;■■
64- Johnson, 3138; Stanton,
Lieutenant governor—Fa rtn
Ferris, 651; Keesllng-, 8063; >'
Associate justice supreme court—
James, 1680: Melvln, 86675; 81os», 3322;
Secretary of state—Jordan, 1655; Mor
row, 979; Mouser, 340; O'Brien, 1733;
Controller— Mftttlnon. 1775; Nye, 8121.
Attorney —McGowan, 2256; j
Surveyor : general—Alborgcr, 2190;
Clerk supreme court—Bemlss, 20566; ;
Caughey, 1271; Fitzgerald, 1299; Taylor,
Superintendent of public Instruction ;
—Hyatt. 4535: Ware, 1947.
Superintendent of state printing— |
McDonald, 392; Phillips, 553; Richard- i
son, 780: Shannon, 3520; Smart, 74;
Member state board of equalization, 1
second district— Brown, 3839; Mitchell,
Railroad commissioner, first district
—Gordon, 3176; Irwin, 1717; Johnson, |
United States senator—Meserve, 1888;
Spaldlng, 2614; Works, 1928.
Representative In congress, second
district—Kent, 4177; McKinley, 2821.
Clerk of supreme court—Taylor, 3554;
Bemiss, 2131; Fitzgerald, 883; Caughey,
7066. , • ■■
Superintendent of public Instruction
—Hyatt, 4221; Ware, 3201.
Superintenent state printing—Smart, t
173; Richardson, 2440; Shannon. 2148;
Phillips, 1446; McDonald, 337; Thorpe,
HIRAM JOHNSON CARRIES
SAN BERNARDINO SAFELY
Regular Republicans Win Every
SAN BERNARDINO, Ail*. 17.—Hi
ram Johnson's state-wide victory was
carried even into San Berdardino
county, where the campaign managers
of all the gubernatorial candidates
conceded Aiden Anderson i safe plur
ality. Where the "regulars" were sup
posedly safely Intrenched, insurgency
carried Johnson's name before it and
with but a few scattering remote pre
cincts on the desert not yet in, the
I-iineoln-Roosovelt standard bearer is
ahead with a comfortable plurality.
The vote as It now stands, with prob
ably less than 200 ballots to be ac
counted for. gives Johnson 1758 votes,
Anderson 1473, Stanton 943, Curry 278
and Ellery 38.
In addition to carrying the county
for Johnson the J^incoln-Roosevelt fac
tion also appears to have won out in
the contest for state -senator. John L.
Avey of Redlands, insurgent, leads the
voting with 2180 votes against 19r>2 for
A. C. Denman, Jr., also of Redlands.
For the assembly C. G. H. Bennink
of Ontanio, regular, has worsted E.
J. Yokam of Highland, insurgent, by
the decisive vote of 22!>7 to 15SS.
For United States senator Meserve
leads with 1580 votes. Spalding, the
candidate of the county organization, '
has 1386 and Works 1097.
The regulars triumphed in the con
tests for every county office, the Lln
ooln-Roosevelt candidates going clown
to defeat in each instance by over
whelming pluralities. The closest coYi
test was for tax collector, but victory
Is now assured for L. A. Desmond,
who has 1692 votes against 1597 for W.
F. Lemon and 1433 for T. E. Moon.
J. S. Bright Is nominated for county
surveyor over M. L. Cook. J. F. John
son, Jr., is nominated for county re
corder over Warren Weaver. E. P.
Fuller Is nominated for coroner over
H. Pittman and D. C. Swartz. John
son Ralphs is nominated for sheriff
over George B. Castor. R. B. Gooriell
is nominated for district attorney over
L. M. Sprecker. Oharle* Post is nom
inated for county clerk over J. A.
Burke. H. B. Wilson is nominated for
county assessor over A. J. Wilson. H.
P. Blakealee is nominated for public
administrator over W. B, Westland.
C. D. Van Wie had no contest for au
ditor, nor did H. P. Sibley for treas
urer and A. S. McPherron for super
intendent of schools. For supervisors
K. W. Reid has been nominated over
A. H. Skinner and Samuel Pine has
been nominated over John J. Houli
han, a. M. Pittman defeated J. H.
Poole for the Republican nomination
for justice of the pence nnd W. A.
Bore'n defeated C. Tj- Thomas for the
nomination of the Democratic party.
Only one candidate contested on the
Democratic ballot for the nominations
of that party.
CASTS MORE THAN HALF
ITS VOTES FOR JOHNSON
SANTA ANA, Aug. 17.—Out Of 3750
Republican votes cast in this county,
2004 were for Hiram Johnson for gov
ernor. Wilbur for associate justice
was the only state candidate who polled
a higher vote, 2126. While the regu
lars lost on the county vote for stattf
offices, secretary of state exceptecl,
they won most of the county fights,
particularly those for assembly, sher
iff, clerk, district attorney and auditor.
The only close fight was between ('. D.
Lester and F. S. Trickey for auditor,
the former winning by slxtcon votes.
The regulars will • probably retain
control of the county central commit
There were only two Democratic con
tests in the county. Sterling Price
was given the nomination for super
visor in the second district by seven
votes, and James Fullorton defeated
J. A. Pfieffer at orange for justice of
JOHNSON RUNS NEARLY
1000 AHEAD OF TICKET
STOCKTON, Aug. 17.—The total vote
of San Joaquin county with only 14
of <mr preclm t missing gives:
For governor: Johnson, 2503; Curry,
1123; Anderson, 884.
Lleutunant governor: Farmer, 987;
Keesling, 1124; Ferris, 430; Wallace,
For Justice supreme court: James,
819; Melvin, 20>; Sloss, 1781; "Wilbur,
Secretary of Btate: Jordan, 715;
O'Brien, 924; Wagner, 2012.
Senator: Mi serve, 1u44; Spalding,
I,'JTT; Works, 1410,
"With four precincti missing, Brown
for equalization board, lias 2037; Mitch
Railroad comml sinner: Eshlen>an )
2014; TSummerland, 1142,
JOHNSON AND HAVES GAIN
VICTORY IN SANTA CLARA
SAN JOSE, Aug. 17.—Unofficial re
turns from all precincts of Santa
Clara county except one show that
Hiram Johnson and B A. Hayes have
scored big 1 victories here.
The vote follows:
Johnson, 4300; Anderson 8060; Curry,
1101; Kllcry, 66; Btanton, 104.
Congress, fifth district: B. A. Hayes,
6052; Pavlson, 2746.
'Lieutenant governor; Farmer, 1359-
Ferris, 337; Keesllng, 3975; Wallace,
Associate Justice supreme court:
Wilbur, 2S7C; James, 1768; Melvin, 3811
Controller: Mattlson, 3910; Nye, 3501.
Secretary of 6tato: ( Jordan. 2571:
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O'Brien, 2280; Wagner, 1750; Morrow,
Surveyor general: Kingsbury, 3645;
Treasurer: Williams, 6673.
Attorney general: McGowan, 2529;«
Presiding justice of district court of
appeals, first disyict—T. J. Lennon,
I'nifed States senator— Meserve, 1707;
Spalding, 2619: Works, 2415.
SAN DIEGO GIVES SPALDING
BIG COMPLIMENTARY VOTE
PAN DIEGO, Aug. 17.—Fifty-nine
precincts out of 95 In San Diego coun
For senator—Mr-serve, 113; Spalding,
3140; Works, 610.
For governor—Anderson, 716; Curry,
1204: Johnson, 1467; Stanton, 560.
Lieutenant governor —Farmer, 1148;
Ferris, 766; Keesling, 400; Wallace, 1078,
Associate justice supreme court—
Melvin, 1920; Sloss, 1619; Wilbur, 1441.
Secretary of state—Jordan. 563; Mor
row, !>B4; Mouser, 694; Cfßrlen, 563;
Controller—Mattlson, 1530; Nye, 1468.
Treasurer —Williams, 2936.
Railn lad commissioner —E^helman,
Congressman, eighth district—Kirby,
2137; Smith, IHO6.
Court of appeals—Oster, 720; Shaw.
State senator, fortieth district—
Sloane, 1768; Wright, 1997.
Assemblymen, eightieth district—(3B
precincts) Johnson, 641; Mansfield, 281).
Assemblymen, seventy-ninth district
JOHNSON RECEIVES VOTES
EQUAL TO ALL OPPONENTS
RIVERSIDE, Aug. 17.—The returns
from Riverside county, with only a
half dozen precincts to hear from, In
dicate that Johnson has received 1700
votes, Stanton 746, Anderson 638 and
Curry 365 in the Republican primaries.
The vote on senator is Spalding 1288,
Works 1019, Meserve 674. Congress
man Smith has 1037 votes to Kirby's
County Superintendent Cree leads his
opponent, Bnuprhn, by nearly SOO.
Sheriff Wilson has les.s than iifty
lead over Coburn. Pilch defeats Jfi
(ubs for county clerk. Montague haa a
good lead over Btlbbens for assessor,
Polkinghorn by a small margin won
out over Bowman, incumbent, for pub
lic administrator and Dickson, incum
bent, defeated Sawyer for coroner.
AND LARCENY CHARGES
Allen R. Fisher was arraigned yes
terday In Justice ITrederickson'a court,
charged with embeaslement :>mi grand
larcony. The hearing on the embezzle
ment charge was set for Tb
morning and he will answer to tlio
charge of grand larceny In tho
noon of the lame day.
Fisher is accused of stealing a val
uable diamond from hie former room
mate, P. 11. Flaherty, 1214 Georgia
street, and the embezzlement of two
diamonds secured from M. L,enpert, a
Jeweler of thin city, under the pre
tense of having a purchaser for the
stories. Fisher was returned to Lou
Angeles from Detroit, Mich., where he
was arrested Ins* juiv.
MORE JOHNSONS THIN
SMITHS IN CHICAGO
City Directory Contains 8205 of
Former Name—Population Is
Estimated at 2,500,000
CHICAGO, Aug. 17.-AVith a new
directory giving the names of 803,108
Chicagroana and accounting for a total
of 2,"39,013 by the usual methods of
computing populations of cities, pub
lishers of what is said to be the biggest
directory in the world announced yes
terday their belief that Chicago had
2,500,000 people claiming it as home;
The directory company compared the
803.10S names found in Chicago in 1910
With the total number of names found
in the city in 1900, and comparing the
latter to the census bureau's finding
of that year reached an average. From
this they reached a conclusion that
Chicago's population is 2,329,018, and
allowing for errors bound to creep into
tlif most carefully prepared work, E.
J. Dillon, in direct charge of the is
suance of the directory, says he
thought an estimate of. 2,500,000 was
not too large.
The Smiths no longer enjoy the dis
tinction of being the most numerous in
the directory. The Johnsons have put
all others far behind them, and the
new book shows there are 8205 of them
in Chicago, to say nothing of 518
Johnstons, which might be included.
The Smiths are easily second, having
5333 to their credit.
REDUCE MAJORITY OF
DAHLMAN IN NEBRASKA
OMAHA. Neb., Aug. 17.—Returns re
ceived tonight show a material reduc
tion in the big majority of Mayor
Dahlman, Democratic candidate for
governor, which was rolled up in
Omaha and Lincoln. Governor Shal
lenberger, however, lias far from cap
tured all the up-state counties, many
of them showing majorities for Dahl
Most of the Bhallenberger counties
are returning but small aggregate
votes and Indications tonight are that
Dahlman will be able to pull through
with a small majority.
Aldrieh leads Cady for the Repub
lican nomination on the face of the
returns outside of Douglas county,
where <'ady received a majority of
YUMA COUNTY REPUBLICANS
YI'MA, A. T., Aug. 17.—1n Yuma
county conventions for nomination of
ndldates for delegate to constitu
tional convention, the Democratic plat
r mi favors initiative, referendum, re
call and'eleotion of senators by direct
\.. i .■ t)f the people. RepubHcani in
the national administrate n and
deprecates innovation tending to Jeop
ardlse approval by president or con
gress, Socialists adopted usual plat
form and indorsed Democratic candi-
POLICE RAID ROOMS OF
FAKE LITERARY duß
Confiscate $70,000 in Stakes of
OSTEND, Aug. 17.—There was great
excitement in Ostend recently over a
raid made in the rooms of the "Ostend
Literary soe'ety" at the Kursaal.
The raid was made by the Ghent
magistrates, supported by a stronj,
force of detectives and police in plain
clothes. They entered the club rooms
at 10:30 o'clock by a side door and
forcibly prevented the porter from giv
ing the alarm.
Some 500 men and women were play
ing baccarat at the moment. They
included many distinguished German,
French, English and American visitors.
A wild scene followed.
The police seized the stakes, amount
ing to about $70,000, the players mean
while^vehemently protesting against
the intrusion and shouting, "Thieves!"
Some of the men challenged the mag
istrates for remaining covered in the
presence of ladies.
One Englishman asserted his "right
to put his money anywhere he liked."
Another, gambler snatched a bundle of
banknotes from a policeman. Several
tried to break open the locked door
and knocked down a policeman who
was guarding it.
Meanwhile the concert in the, Casinrt
was finishing and a fresh body of club
members, Ignorant of the raid, en
deavored to press their way into the
rooms, this adding to the confusion.
The police were two hours clearing the
rooms and completing their investiga
The women present, who' seem to
have boon mostly Germans, were par
ticularly indignant, and the German
vice consul was overwhelmed the next
day with complaints regarding the al
leged brusqueness- and incivility of the
police. The local tradesmen and hotel
keepers are furious, saying that such
episodes will "ruin Ostend." The raid
was due to a peremptory order from
the minister of justice.
MARRIES ANOTHER AFTER
REJECTED SUITOR'S SHOT
HAGftRSTOWN, Md., Aug. 17.—The
last chapter in a story of love and
tragedy was finished when Miss Naomi
W. Coffman and Frank W. Dodson,
both of Conlcville, were married in
The wedding followed the recovery of
Miss Cotfman from pistol wounds in
flicted one evening last winter by a
suitor whose attentions she had re
jected for those of the man wboH
bride she became last night. Tha
tragic affair took place while young
Dodson and Miss Ooffman woro driv
ing home from church. The . rejected
lover appeared In the road and, pulling
them from their vehicle, opened fire.
The horse started off at the first shot,
dragging Dodson, whose feet had be
come entanKli.rl in the reins, a consid
erable distance. It was due io this
thiit he escaped his rival's vengeance.
The love-crazed man turned his pis
tol on the girl, inflicting severe wounds.
Then, believing she was dead, he in
nirtnrt a fatal wound on hlmanlf-
COUNT GIVES UP JOB IN
CHICAGO ROLLING MILLS
Dutch Nobleman Will Now Man
age Branch of Father-in-
NEW YORK, Aug. 17.—Count Mourlk
do Beaufort, young and good looking,
with a military career of six years in
the Dutch army, and the unique ex
perience as "puddler" In the «steel mills
at Chicago Heights, 111., announced
yesterday that when ho completed his
month's vacation at Bay Head, N. JJ
he would take up his residence In New
"I did not Bivo up my job in the
steel mills because I was tired of the
work," said the count yesterday. "I
made good and I have been promoted,"
ho replied, his face beaming the joy of
his good fortune. "I shall take charge
of my father-in-law's business here."
The count came up from Bay Head,
N. J., yesterday morn to arrange for
taking over the New York business of
the Chicago Heights Railway and
Land company, of which his father-in
law, M. H. Kligallen of Chicago, is an
officer and big stockholder.
"I have established offices at No. 71
Wall street," said the count, "and will
report ready for duty in two weeks,
when my vacation is finished."
The count returned to Bay Head last
night to join the countess to whom ho
was married less than a year ago. He
did not say what his salary would be,
but he Jokingly referred to his new
job as being worth considerably more
than the work in the steel mills paid
him. For this he received $2.50 a day.
"I spent seven months in the mills
and learned pretty nearly every phase
of 'the steel business, and I got a good
insight into my father-in-law's busi
The count Interrupted his talk with
the reporter to take his regulation
afternoon cup of tea. "I cannot do
without this," he said on the balcony of
the St. Regis. Although he did with
out all his accustomed luxuries while
working as an ordinary day laborer in
the steel mills, he says one thing he did
insist upon was his afternoon cup of
tea. "No matter how many hours I
worked, nor how rusned I was, I al
ways snatched a few moments to get a
cup of tea. met my wife," said the
"Before I met my wife,' said the
count, "I traveled all over the world,
and nowhere are there so many oppor
tunities for a man to succeed as in
this country. It is nonsense to say
that Just because you have lots of mil
lionaires that they have a corner on all
the money of the country, and that
\here is nothing left for the young,
ambitious man. I have heard so many
young men make this remark. But I
know what I am talking about when
I say that there are twenty-live
chances to succeed -here where a
young man would have only one in
Europe." ' _ '■'•' ■" '.
She—l thought you told file that your friend
had very little to Buy. • /
She—But he hadn't stopped talkln» since he
came here, an hour ago! -
He-True. But he hain't Mid anything.—
SETTLEMENT OF COUNTRY
Celebrate Three Hundredth Anni
versary of Colonization *
ST. JOHNS, N. F., Aug. 17.—Throe
hundred years ago John Guy and a
party of colonists from Bristol, Eng
land, founded the first permanent set
tlement in Newfoundland. To fitting
ly observe the anniversary a celebra
tion was held today at Conception bay,
in which the governor, the ministry
and members of the Colonial Histor
ical society and others had a part,
Ono of the chief features of the occa
sion wu the placing of a memorial
tablet presented by the city of Bris
tol, Kngland, in the monument which
denotes .the site of t'.uy'a first colony
at Cupids. A special delegation from
Bristol presented the tablet.
The colony has issued a special se
ries of postage stamps to mark the
v EALTHY CATTLEMAN BLAIN
ARKANSAS CITY, Ark., Aug. 17.—
With two loads of buskshot in his body
and with two rolls of barbed wire fas
tened to portions of his clothing, Wil
liam Schuebert, a wealthy cattle
raiser, was found late yesterday In
Isaacs lake, fifteen miles from here.
Schuebert, when last seen Friday, had
$>;im) in cash on his person.
Impure blood, offensive breath,
heavy head, shortness of
breath, bilious attacks, fitful
sleep, loss of appetite, feverish
conditions, all come from one
remedy these conditions be
cause they remove the cause.
They start the bowels, work
the liver, sweeten the breath,
cleanse the blood, tone the
stomach, clear the head, im
prove the appetite and bring
The oldest and best correct
ive medicine before the public
is Beecham's Fills.
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