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Wilson and Marshall Again
Biggest Fight For Votes Was Waged
in New York, Ohio, Indiana and II*
linois?Weather Fine and Fall Vote
Was Srought Out.
Woodrow Wilson and Thomas R.
Marshall have been elected president!
and vice-president, respectively, of I
the United States. Although it will
be several days before all the returns
are in, enough is known to make it
practically certain that later figures
will not materially change the result.
The re election of President Wilson
proves that party lines do not
cat the figure they did years ago.
Supporters of Mr. Hughes in their
ante-election forecasts declared that
"the Republican party was united in
its support of their candidate: that
at least 70 per cent of the Progressives
who encompassed the defeat of
Mr. Taft four years ago had returned
to the fold. There seemed to be I
I loucd basis for this claim when the
r election returns from Maine and the
primary results in New York state
, were studied.
l. Wilson's Personal Popularity.
| But, as has often happened before,
the political wiseacres evidently did
not figure on the personal popularity
Wof the candidate. This personal popRularity,
political prophets today were
W declaring, was principally brought
| about by the fact that the country
~it at peace, ami tne voters evidently
gave the president credit for it. Another
factor that brought about the reelection
of Mr. Wilson, it was stated,
1s the fact that the country is prosperous.
Prosperity and peace were
, -two hard factors for Mr. Hughes an*1
l?i*4>arty to overcome.
. Then there were many voters who.
L^when they went to the polls, appar[
?ntly decided that it was time to put
' ? * - ? *-? ? 1 1 41 1. li. -?
ft into practice toe oia suyiuf: mat it
unwise to "change horse* while crossing
a stream." There was a feeling
uncertainty as to what our foreign
k relations might be at the end of the:
I European war. Evidently they flgInred
this is not the time to make a
nefcanft in the national administration,
v It is too early yet to attempt to,
analyze the extent of the German orj
Hyphenated vote. That it tfid not!
prove as potent as was anticipated,
however, is plain from the result of
Vthe election. There are persons today
Lgrho declare that the hyphenated vote
Hproved a handicap rather than a bento
Mr. Hughes. It Is claimed
Hat the statement that Mr. Hnghesi
Rat* the German-American candidate'
^preve those who are in sympathy with;
Bthe allies in the European war to the
P support of Mr. Wilson.
Labor Vote Was Important.
Another factor that no doubt contributed
to the re-election of PresiJdent
Wilson was the labor vote. It
will be recalled that at what might
be termed the psychological moment
President Wilson stepped in and per^ onally
assured an eight-hour law for
Bhe workers who threatened a nation-;
MllrAQili! A# r> f i
wiae ne-uy ui iuc iwuvaw vi i
country. Men who are analyzing the.
returns today say that Mr. Wilson re-j
ceived powerful aid from the labor,
element in both parties.
\ The final election survey oli
the country by the managers of both'
partie* showed that both sides fig-|
ured that the Progressive vote was of!
th<? most vital importance. In thej
contest four years ago the combined;
Erote-jfff Roosevelt and Taft exceeded1
Hffnt of Mr. Wilson by 1,311,444. j
Bi ?
Mr. Wilson's vote was 6,293.019,
Taft's 3,484,956 and Roosevelt's
4,119.507. In the campaign just
ended, however, there were cross <*ur
rents mat never neiore nan ueen eu-j
countered, problems ihat never have!
Some of these related to the ex.-x-l
vote value of the Progressive support
to Republicans and Democrats j
of the labor vote to the Democrats: < !,
the^Soeiallst vote to the same partv:!
1 I
th? effect of the "peace and prosp'-j
ity" policy and the record of the Wilson
administration: of the influence
of the Republican criticism of th(
Mexican and international undertakings
of the Democratic controlled government;
of the extent of dissatisfaeiton
among northern and wester::
voters with the alleged control of the
government by the southern states, j
Claims and Counter-Claims.
Republican forecasters grave out assurances
that all these things would
work out to their partisan advantage,
while the Democrats made the opposite
The big fight by both parties wnf
waged in what was claimed to J>e
the four doubtful states of Indiana.
New York, Ohio and Illinois. The
total electoral votes of these state?
is 113. New York and Indiana particularly
were made battlefields.
There is an old saying 'of national
elections that "as goes New York sc
goes the nation." and the early returns
from the Empire State were
closely watched.
Xever in the history of national
elections was so much interest shown
in the result. The Democratic party j
realized that it had to tight r<>r it?1
very existence. while the supporters!
of Mr. Hughes were sanguine up tc
the last minute. Immediately that
the result was definitely known there
was a rleluge oi congratulatory telegrams
for Mr. Wilson and Mr. Marshall.
Both remained up late to get
the returns.
Chairmen of both national committees
claimed handsome majorities in
the electoral college for their candidate,
but the actual figures made good
the claims of neither. They did.!
however, show a steady trend toward
President. Wilson all through the!
west. Aside from the uncertainty of
the result the most remarkable thing
about the election Was the sudden
wiping: out of the Hughes majorities
piled up in the east by the return?
coming: in from the west.
When the Republican landslide in
New York became known and was
quickly followed by the heavy Republican
victories in New England,
there was a veritable stampede to announce
the election of Mr. Hughes
and the defeat of President Wilson.
As every hour saw the Hughes lead
melting down it became clear that the
president was not to be defeated so J
easily and then at daylight without
any decisive result it became apparent
that the battle was being fought
out in the doubtful states with the
advantage decidedly in favor of Mr.
Not since a next day's revision of
the returns seated Grover Cleveland
in the contest of 1884 has the country
been compelled to wait so long: tc
know the result. More than twelve
hours after the polls had closed President
Wilson and Mr. Hughes were
running a neck-amfl-neck race In
doubtful states.
Congress returns were equally uncertain.
but on their face the Repub
licans nan nor neen a Die to overrnrow
the Democratic majority, although
they did succeed in reducing it in th
house. In the senate the Republicans
appeared to have gained seven seats.
Despite the lack of certain return?
from the states which will turn the
scale of victory or defeat neither of
the national chairmen hesitated to
claim the election.
Gives 6,000 Wilson Plurality?Baltimore
Remains Wet.
The Democrats claimed Maryland
for Wilson by 6,000 plurality.
The race between France, Repub
Mean. and I>ewis, Democrat, for. senator,
was close. Dr. France had a
l#?ad in Baltimore city of 5.000, while
Lewis was slightly ahead in the country
Democrats elected four congressmen
and Republicans, two: a Republican
gain of one.
Prohibition was defeated in Baltimore
city by more than 40,000. Returns
from Alleghany county (CumV?or-lan?1\
tVio rtf rirn
hibition. Returns from Washington
county (Hagerstown) indicated a dry
victory. Annapolis voted wet. Havre
de Grace voted dry.
The amendment establishing the
budget system carried.
The Baltimore Sun (Democrat)
conceded the election of Dr. Joseph
I. France. Republican, as T'nited
States senator.
V?vt Pr?c!/Jpnf Wftn'f nn
March 4th.
The choice of the American people
for president at Tuesday's election
would, according to custom, take the
oath of office March 4, 1017. but
that day comes on Sunday and Washingtonians
vastly interested in an inauguration
are curious to know
whether the ceremony will be held
March 3 or March 5.
One investigator learned from the
authorities in the congressional li
Drary tnat me two recoraea precedents
show Rutherford JJ. Hayes was
inaugurated March 3 and Zachary
Taylor on March "> Apparently it is
a matter for the successful candidate
to settle for himself.
GEORGIA 75,000.
Bffr Wilson Majority and Large Vot^
For Dorsey.
Reports from all parts of Georgia!
show the election of the entire state'
and congressional Democratic ticket'
and a Wilson majority of from fifty
to seventy-five thousand.
Hugh Horsey received a majority
for governor and the returns indicate
that lie has carried practically every
county in the commonwealth.
There was little or no election excitement
anywhere in the state, tlx !
interest centering on the national re-j
suit rather than the voting, in Georgia.
In spite of the favorable weather
conditions, the vote does not appear
to have been an unusually heavy one.
While no detailed reports were \
available, most of the counties making
no effort to solid in complete returns.
it is confidently believed that
all five of the constitutional amendments
were ratified by substantial
It. is confidently expected that
President Wilson's majority in thf
state will exceed that of four years
ago. makinsr a very creditable showing
for those in charge of the Democratic
campaign in the state.
In only two of the congressional
districts did the Democratic nominees
have serious opposition, thf
Seventh and the Ninth, and rotur -J
indicate the triumphant re-election of
both the congressmen in tliose districts.
(Jordon Lee and Tom Bell. The
Republican candidate in the Ninth. .T.
C. Adams, seems to have carried only
two of the counties in the district,
even Pickens, which frequently jroe?
Republican, having been carried by
u- n.ii.i r?_? i d?
uugncb Danui nuvcu iu uc nuu?-<
ber 13.
President Wilson voted at Princeton,
casting his ballot shortly after P
o'clock. Ho motored over from
Shadow Lawn, which he left soon
after 7 o'clock.
The president cast the fiftieth ballot
in his precinct. He voted in the
old fire engine house where from the
time he became connected with
Princeton university he has recorded
his choice on election day. Because
of the length of the ballot it took Mr.
Wilson several minutes to mark it.i
In addition to voting in the presidential
election he marked h's ballot1
for the state o. leers.
Charles E. Hughes east his vote
at 7:05 o'clock at New York City in,
" i - a. r% ?r_ xi_
a sman launary ar im rwjaun avt*-j
nue, almost directly back of the hotel'
where he made his headquarters dur-i
ing the oam;->aijrn. His ballot was|
number 13. When his attention was'
called to this the Republican candidate
said "1.V was his lucky number.
"And I was born on Friday, too."
he added.
Mr. Hughes went to the polls before
breakfast. When he saw the
weather conditions indicating: a clear,
cool day. he remarked: "It looks like
a jrood Republican day."
Wilson Carried Manhattan by 27,000
With l.nsf. districts missinjr out of
5.807 in New York state, Charles E.
Hughes led President Wilson in the
presidential contest with a plurality
of 65.152. Wilson's lead in Greater
New York, with only 97 districts
missing, was 39,325, \vv;le Hughes!
led up-state by 104.477. with 1,159
districts still to be heard from.
Wilson carried Manhattan by approximately
The Democrats made gains in several
industrial cities up-state, but the
country districts remained overwhelmingly
Republican. The most
notable increase in the Democratic
vote was in Buffalo, second largest
city in the state, which Hughes carried
by only 3.637, although it was
carried by Whitman for governor two
rMM q o"/? Kr th?n "10000!
"? 1
Slight Democratic gains also werej
shown in Rochester, Syracuse and
Albany, the banner Republican cities
of the state.
Prom returns received it -was apparent
that Charles S. Whitman had
been re-elected governor over Samuel
Seabury, his Democratic opponent.
Balloting Bcought to Close Hot Campaign
in Florida.
What is easily one of the hottestj
general election campaigns the state!
of Florida has ever seen drew to a [
close with political speakings and!
meetings in practically every nook
and corner of the state.
Interest, of course, has been cen
tered in the contest between W. V.
Knott and Sidney J. Catts. the latter
the original holder of the Democratic!
certification of nomination, and the
former holding the certificate on re-|
counts secured in a large number of!
the counties of the state.
Sidney J. Catts. independent-pro-)
hibition candidate for grorernor. Ip<1
W. V. Knott. Democrat, on incom-i
plete returns from 38 of Florida's .*>2(
counties. Tabulation grave Oatts 13.-i
672 and Knott 12.790. Practically j
the .same ratio has been maintained
since first returns were received.
The same precincts grave Wilson
6,670. Hu.srhes 1.021.
It is expected that Georgre W. Allen,
of Key West. Republican candi
date for governor, will poll the largest
vote ever given to a candidate of that
party in many years, but his vote, it
is declared l?y lending Democrats, will
not be sufficiently large to endanger;
either of the candidates bidding for'
the Democratic support.
The following tables show the electoral
votes b}T states of *?aoh candidate:
Wilson States.
Alabama 1-,
Arkansas Sj
Colorado f'
Florida ( J
(Georgia 1-jj
Idaho 4 j
Kansas ICj
Kentucky I'M
Louisiana Kj
Mississippi Kj
Missouri 1 '
Montana 4
Nebraska s"
North cnrouna j-,
North Dakota "u
Ohio ' |
Oklahoma 1 <?'
South Carolina -j
Tennessee 11 j
Texas 20 j
Utah -Ij
Virginia 1-;
Washington 7j
Wyoming :'|
Total -">6
Hughes States.
Connecticut 7
Delaware 3
Illinois -!!'
Iowa 1; '
Michigan 1"
Now Jersey 1?
New York 4."
Pennsylvania 3J?
Rhodo Island a
South Dakota Hi
Vermont 4l
West Virginia ?* !
Total 22H
Doubtful States.
California lHj
Indiana 1;~!
Minnesota 1-i
New Hampshire -4
New Mexico >
Oregon ">
Total ">THE
Of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Pomaria,
S. C, will give a "Silver Tea"
at the Lutheran Parsonage on the
evening of November 8th. Come and
bring an offering for missions.
Refreshments will be served. 7 to j
to 11 o'clock.
Pearle Ballentine, Pres.
L ?
President Wilson's speech before
the Press club, is as follows, in part:
"One of the things that has struck
me recently is that so many men j
have said to me, when I have asked: j
VAfhat is 'all this about?' That they
want to stop all this 'progressive business.'
The thing has amazed me because
what they call this 'progressive
business' is the inevitable process of
life; it is a process of adjustment;
...ill m of m of ill 4 f
llllligS Will 11UI siauu oiui, auu u
things will not stand still, laws cannot
stand stiii.
"Therefore it seems to me that no
matter how we are going to vote on
Nov. 7, we ought to make up our
minds to this one tact, that what we
call progressive action, not only in
America but in the yorld, has come
to stay.
"The word that we want to dw^ll j
apon in oar thougnts is the wora
'light.' Contribute light to thi:> thing,
I NOW Well I
'Tbedford's Black-Draught 9
I is the best all-round medicine I
lever used," writes J. A. I
Steelman, of Pattonville, Texas. I
"I suffered terribly with liver I
troubles, and could get no relief. I
The doctors said I had con- I
sumption. I could not work at I
I all. finally l tnea
and to my surprise, 1 got better, j
and am to-day as well as any B
man." Thedford's Black- B
TViiktM ie a (tflndnl rafhartic
| UIBU6III ** a , ?? .
I vegetable liver medicine, that I
I has been regulating irregulari- 98
I ties of the liver, stomach and |B j
I boweis, for over 70 years. Get !
[ a package today. Insist on the |
I genuine?Thedford's. E-70 |
put light upon it. Whenever it is
deserving of criticism, criticise it, not
in order to stop it, but in order to
better it.
"That is the object of the tariff
commission which has been createc |
fn +hrnv liirht uDon what everybody
has been confident he knew all about, j
and very few people have known any- I
thing about at all.
"That is the object of the federal
trade commission, too. You know the ;,
lawyers h-.d the business men very (
badly scared about the anti-trust laws
chiefly because they had an unpleas- (
ant way of keeping the business men ,
guessing. 1
"I am particularly interested in J
something that we are just doing, to 1
which you gentlemen of the press do
not seem to hive paid much atten
tion. I mean in the appointment or '
those seven men whom I selected the :
other day to be associated with the ;
National Council of Defense. They are
the nerves by which the government [
is to reach the professions and industries
which they represent, and j
learn how the duty of supplying the
government in case of necessity can I
bo best distributed among them so as j
to bring resources to the assistance
of the nation.
"T nrAriirt t.hat this is the besin
1 kfM - - - l_J
I The Boll
Is Co
If it isn't here next year the
the year after and it is just gcx
prudence on the part of everv j
stuffs for man and beast at hon
wheat and oats, corn, hogs, an'
not be hurt so much by the bo
The man who has these thin,
out of a crop of cotton will be i
strikes him.
Now is the time to sow wbea
to make grain, if you are in ea
you sow and use the Anderson
takes the "if.;" ont ef making ;
Anderson PI
Oil Co
SeeJGreeham & Speei
Stick Ci
Toy and E
Also Dolls, 1
other playth
i n
oee wim
The House of a'
ning of a renaissance in this country
of the sense of patriotic responsibility
and a patriotic intimacy of relationship.
I believe it is going to
lead to a kind of coperation and a
kind of development and a kind of
enterprise in times of peace whi?k
r,p havp never known before."
People with, kidney ills want to
-mi red. When one suffers the tortures
an aching DacK, rexiei is eagertj
sought for. There are many remedies
today that relieve, but do not
sure. Doa*'s Kidney Pills hare
brought lasting results to thousands.
Here is Newberry evidence of their
H. F. Addy, blacksmith, 1308 Caldwell
St., New-berry, says: "A bard
?ase of La Grippe left my kidneys i*
frightful shape. I had severe paina
icross my loins and was laid up for
two months. I couldn't do a stroke ^
? J ? rrim^
or worK. .viy Kiuueys were ?c<hi,
kidney secretions were 6canty, caused
a burning sensation in passage and
also contained sediment. I had dizzy
spells and headaches. The first box
of Doan's Kiduey Pills helped me and
after I had taken six boxes, I waa
50c, at all dealers. Foster-Milbura
Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
1?^, p:l:* eoablnatioo o! Ml Jt|
|i:||uF Pl&!&!:!/ V4 past*.
'XmTfrW***/ b*tf the iffwt ^
:?fW ?!*?;/ / Easy for children to m ?|
/ 6ivi a quick lastiof tbiae. H
mm / / Cwtain m acid. *?||
HHIaeterackflialfaftir. g?|
Vpa I ^3/Mi fmena tbt itathar aid ?i?|
y lacrtasa the life of yow ^
I Weevil
chances are that it will be here
3d business, it is jusst common
fanner to raise his own food
ae. The farmer who has his
d molasses cane at home will
11 weevil.
~s to buy and pay for them
in trouble when the boll weevil
. and oats, if you really want
rnest about it, fertilize it when
Fiyh and Blood goods. That
grain. New is the time.
losphate and
JR, Secretary,
r, Greenwood, S. C.
~ Trtiro
'aft. Tinker
recto Toys.
rea Sets and
IU T U1 AVI,J Ulvi V
Thoasand Things.

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