RESULT IN IDAHO WILL NOT BE
KNOWN FOR SEVERAL DAYS
(Continued from Flraf Pace)
Haines will probably carry the coun
ty by 800 to 1000 over Hawley.
New Plymouth, Nov. 5.—The first 70
votes counted out of 254 oast give !
Roosevelt 36, WllBon 21, Taft 7, French j
38, Smock 40, Smith 13, Pugmire 8, j
Martin 44. Hawley 14. Haines 9.
Nampa, Nov. 5.—North Nampa. In
complete, gives Haines 42. Hawley 42,
t'oblantz 42, -Martin 67, Taft 49.
Roosevelt 72, Wilson 52. Debs 42,
French 91, Smith 65, Mitchell 41, Pug
mire 41, Smock 45, Bowen 61. Stewart
60. South Nampa gives Haines 49. j
Hawley 69, Martin 71.
Caldwell, Nov. 5.—Greenleaf pre
cinct gives Hallies 15, Hawley 8. Mar-|
tin 65, Taft 15, Wilson 21. Roosevelt
25, French 53. Smith 38, Mitchell 12,'
Pugmire 10, Smock 9, Stewart 34.
Bowen 8: Taylor 15, Parker 9. Boyd
34; Gifford 23. Daughters 7, Badley 35;
Huston 23, Overman 10.
Parma. Nov. 5.—Parma precinct
gives Martin 120, Hawley 43, Haines
51; Stewart 93, Bowen 71.
Middleton, Nov. 5.—Middleton pre
cinct gives Martin 80, Hawley 22,
Peaceful Valley, Canyon county—
Ricks 18, Cannon IS, Hogan 18, Worth
man 18; Clark 43, Dalby 43, Martin 43,
Moore 43; Hariand 51, Harris 51, Earl
51. Olney 51; French 81, Smith 31;
Mitchell 33, Pugmire 27; Smock 40;
Stewart 47, Bowen 32; Haines 21, Haw
ley 25, Martin 52; Taylor 21, Parker
26, Boyd 37; Gifford 34. Daughters 29,
Hadley 30; Huston 30, Overman 30,
Miles 31; Allen 30, Farls 30, Yates 29;
Feterson 28, Bothwel! 32, Barclay 32;
Shepherd 32, Harper 30; Bell 30, Lam
hrlx 28, Skeels 26; Fairchilds 58, Young
27: Bradley 76, French 78, Lewis 78,
Oakes 78, Brockwood 78, Gosier 27.
DEMOCRATIC TIDAL WAVE
SWEEPS OVER THE COUNTRY
(Continued from Page Two.)
Concord, X. H., Nov. 5.—With On
per cent of the normal vote in, Taft
h is carried the state by 1000 with
Roosevelt second and Wilson third.
Santa Fe. N M., Nov. 5.—Esti
mates based on scattering returns an
hour after the polls closed indicated
Wilson for president, and Ferguson,
(Dem.) for congress, have carried the
state. Heavy voting in southern coun
ties favored the Democrats.
Salt Lake, Nov. 5.—The tlrst pre
cincts counted in Salt Lake showed
Roosevelt 177, Taft 170, Wilson 132,
Debs 99. It is not believed Roosevelt's
lead in Salt Lake county will be suf
ficient to defeat Taft in the state.
Salt Lake, Nov. 5.—Returns up to
9:30 p. m. indicated that Taft has car
ried Utah by 5000 plurality. It is still
a guess as to who will run second.
Spry, Republican, for governor, will
have a plurality of about 8000.
Thomas, Democratic, may succeed
Howell, Republican, in congress.
Portland, Nov. 5.—Partial returns
from 93 precincts give Taft 31T, Roose
velt 423, Wilson 404. For senator:
(Mark. Progressive, log; Lane, Demo
crat, 396; Selling. Republican, 321;
Bourne. 367. For congress, Second dis
trict, Lafferty, 419; McCusker, ISO;
Salem, Ore., Nov. 5.—Incomplete re
turns seven precincts Marion county
Taft 84. Wilson 82. Roosevelt 100.
For senator, Bourne 39, Clark 25,
Marshfield, Nov. 5.—Present indica
tions are that Wilson will carry Coos
county for president; Lane, Democrat,
is ahead in the race for the senator
Portland, Nov. 5.—Returns from 59
precincts in the city of Portland for
senator give Selling, Republican, 206.
('lark, Progressive, 73, Lone, Demo
crat, 245, Bourne, Independent, 221.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 5.—Incomplete
returns from 59 city precincts give
Taft 201, Roosevelt 270, Wilson 291.
* Portland, Ore., Nov. 5.—Incomplete
returns from 22 Portland city precincts
give Taft 87, Wilson 11, Roosevelt 113.
For senator, Bourne 9£, ('lark, Pro
gressive, 31, Lane, Democratic, 82,
Belling, Republican, 97.
Portland, Nov. 5.—Incomplete re
turns 37 precincts give Taft 128,
Roosevelt 168, Wilson 186.
Salem,' Ore., Nov. 5.—Incomplete re
turns two precincts give Wilson 8, Taft
10, Roosevelt 6, Bourne 3, Clark 2,
Lane 2, Selling 7.
• Gold Hill, Ore., Nov. 5.—Partial re
turns in senatorial race give Lane 80,
Bourne 4, Selling' 1. Rooaevelt has
slight lead over Wilson.
Roseburg, Ore., Nov. 5.—The count
thus far in the city give Taft 19, Wil
son 19, Roosevelt 18. For senator,
Bourne 11, Clark 2, Selling 23, Lane £9.
For suffrage 30, against 19.
La Grande, Ore., Nov. 6.—Incomplete
Graham 23, Hartley 26; O'Connor 22,
Parma—Ricks 57, Cannon 57, Hogan
57, Worthman 57; Clark 70, Dalby 70,
Martin 70, Moore 70; Hariand 158,
Harris 158, Earl 158, Olney 16S; French
183, Smith 121; Mitchell 61, Pugmire
60; Smock 85; Stewart 110, Bowen 102;
Haines 52, Hawley 58, Martin 182;
Taylor 86, Parker 52, Boyd 125; Gif
ford 103, Daughters 59, Badley 100;
Huston 102, Overman 57, Miles 94;
Allen 90, Farls 61, Yates 103; Peterson
92, Bothwell 62, Barelay 98; Shep
herd 140, Harper 94; Bell 111, Lambrix
62, Skeels 72; Baldridge 217, Young 61;
Bradley 220, French 221, Lewis 214,
Oakes 218, Rockwood 231, Gesler 55,
Graham 51, Hartley 57, O'Connor 51,
Midway—Ricks 35, Cannon 35, Ho
gan 35, Worthman 35, Clark 33, Dalby
33, Martin 33, Moore 33. Hariand 41,
Harris 41, Earl 41, Olney 41; French
68, Smith 49, Mitchell 21, Pugmire 20,
Smock 24; Stewart 43, Bowen 32;
Haines 26, Hawley 17, Martin 64; Tay
lor 39, Parker 14, Boyd 37; Gifford 46,
Daughters 20, Badley 28: Huston 45,
Overman 19, Miles 28; Allen 44, Farls
24, Y'ates 26; Peterson 49, Bothwell 19,
Barclay 27; Shepherd 55, Harper 35;
Bell 45, Lambrix 19, Skeels 19; Bald
ridge 67, Young 29; Bradley 85, French
86, Lewis 82. Oakes 73, Rockwood 85;
Gesler 17, Graham 13, Hartley 18,
O'Connor 22, Whlftin 15.
West Caldwell—Ricks 101, Cannon
101, Hogan 101, Worthman 101, Clark
189, Dalby 189, Martin 189, Moore 189,
Hariand 110, Harris 110, Earl 110, Ol
ney 110; French 207, Smith 157,
Mitchell 162, Pugmire 154, Smock 70;
Stewart 168, Bowen 204; Haines 89,
Hawley 194, Martin 138; Taylor 116,
Parker 177, Boyd 85; Gifford 144,
Daughters 168, Badley 74: Huston 130,
Overman 158, Miles 74; Allen 129, Par
is 16X, Yates 77; Peterson 135, Both
well 173, Barclay 81; Shepherd 150,
Harper 203; Bell 143, Lambrix 176,
Skeels 61; Baldridge 197, Young 159;
Bradley 212:, French 230, Lewis 219,
oakes 210, Rockwood, 231, Gesler 169,
Graham 153, Hartley 175, O'Connor 176,
returns one precinct out of 22 in Union
county: Taft 8, Wilson 7, Roosevelt 6.
For senator, Bourne 1, Clark 3, Lane 6,
Medford, Ore., Nov. 5.—Meagre re
turns from eight Jackson county pre
cincts give Roosevelt very small lead
Portland. Ore., Nov. 5.—Early pre
dietlortw are that Wilson will carry
Oregon by 15,000, with Roosevelt sec
ond and Taft a poor third. It is a
; neck and neck race between Bourne,
Independent, Lane, Democrat, and Sell
ing. Republican, for Senator. Suffrage
will probably carry by a small major
ity. Polls close at 7 p. m.
* Portland. Ore., Nov. 5.~Wilson has
! been conceded the state by 15,000, with
New York. Nov. 5.—A special to the
New York Herald from Portland, Ore.,
says that state has been carried by
Wilson by 15,000.
Medford, Ore., Nov. 5.—Partial re
turns from the first Jackson county
precincts give Roosevelt 7, Wilson 6.
In favor of suffrage. 7 against 1.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 5.—Slight re
turns from city precincts give Taft the
lead over Wilson, Roosevelt trailing,
Lane leads In the senatorial contest,
Selling second, Bourne third.
Hood River, Nov. 5.—Early count in
Hood River coamty gives Wilson a
small lead over Roosevelt. Selling
leading Bourne for senator.
Portland, Ore.. Nov. 5.—E'sUmated
state has gone to Wilson, the governor
receiving 52,000; Roosevelt, 40,000, and
Taft. 30,000. Owing to the huge j^ze
of the ballot the count will not be con
cluded before noon tomorrow. On ac
count of the difficulty of recruiting
election officials, it is feared that some
of the precinct boards will go home
and return to the count tomorrow.
There are 42 propositions to be counted
apart from the tickets. For congress
Hawley and Sinnott, Republicans, seem
certain of election.
Beattie, Nov. 5.—The Progressives
late tonight claim that Roosevelt had
carried this state by about 40,000. Re
publican and Democratic campaign
managers practically concede the state
to Roosevelt but by a much smaller
It is predicted that the light (or the
governorship between Hodge, Hay and
Lister, will be very close, although the
Progressives are strongly claiming the
election of Hodge. The result may not
be known before late tomorrow.
Dan Lander, Progressive, is prob
ably elected over Congressman W. E.
Spokane, Wash., Nov. 5.—Incomplete
returns three precincts give Roosevelt
418, Wilson 157. Taft 53, Debs 57.
Tacoma, Nov. 5.—Six Tacoma pre
cincts give Hodge, Progressive, for gov
ernor, 430, Hackers, Republican, 99,
Lister, Democrat, 242.
Seattle, Nov, B.—Two city precincts
give Taft 139. Wilson 111, Roosevelt
Seattle. Nov. 5.—Riverton precinct
gives for governor: Hodge, Progres
sive, 60; Hay, Republican, 30; Lister,
Seattle, Nov. 5.—Fourteen city and
county precincts give Roosevelt 848,
Taft 477, Wilson 573.
Spokane, Wash., Nov. 5.—Indica
tions are that the commission form of
government will be sustained in the
city of Spokane.
Seattle, Nov. n.—Chairman Snyder
of the Progressives claims that Roose
velt will carry Washington by 5000
plurality, and that Hodge will he elect
ed governor by a close plurality. Twen
ty-eight precincts In Seattle give
Roosevelt 1574, Taft 1006, Wilson 1255.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—With re
turns from all the northern half of
the state cut off by a storm, and this
section admittedly strongly Democrat
ic. every indication at 11:30 o'clock
was that Roosevelt pluralities south
of the Tehachapi mountains would be
insufficient to offset Wilson's northern
lead and that the state would go for
the next president.
Los Angeles, the Roosevelt strong
hold, by all available ligures will give
Roosevelt only about 7000 plurality.
San Francisco will more than offset
this and the failure of the Progressives
throughout the remainder of the south
to poll their expected vote makes the
Wilson chances seem most bright.
State Progressive Chairman Ryan
has practically admitted defêat, but
declared he will not finally hoist the
white flag until the last ballot is
counted. Practically all impartial ob
servers, however, believe Wilson has
It probably will he late tomorrow
before any definite figures can be
gleaned on congressmen, although it Is
probable that the Incumbent will be
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—Progressive
State Chairman Daniel Ryan Issued a
formal statement at 11 o'clock tonight
conceding Wilson every county in
northern California except Humboldt
and Alameda. He claimed, howevei,
that Roosevelt will carry the state by
virtue of a southern California plu
rality which he declared will reach 30,
000. Returns from southern California
at that hour have however, indicated
that Roosevelt's majority there will
fall far short of that figure.
Los Angeles, Nov. 5.—At II p. m. It
is indicated !>v incomplete returns from
all over southern California that Roose
velt will carry the south but will have
a plurality so small It will probably be
offset by the San Francisco Democratic
vote. Eleven o'clock returns from 440
incomplete precincts mil. of 455 in Los
Angeles give Roosevelt 32,112, Wilson
25,515, Debs 8763, Taft 1110.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—State Chair
man Ryan of the Progressive party at
10 o'clock issued the following state*
"While we are willing to concede that
Wilson has been elected president, wo
are not willing to concede that he has
carried California. The light In this
state is too close."
Los Angeles, Nov. 5.—Complete re
turns from 387 out of 455 precincts In
Los Angeles city gave Roosevelt 29,831.
Wilson 23,223, Debs 7817, Taft 1004.
Palo Alto, Nov. 5.—Incomplete re
turns at 10 p. m. gave Roosevelt 693,
Wilson 459, Debs 37, Chafln 21. In
the Eighth . congressional district,
Hayes, Republican, has 229; Holohan,
Santa Monica. Nov. 5.—Wilson Is
leading by a * small majority In this
Roosevelt stronghold. Six complete
precincts at 10 o'clock gave Wilson a
plurality of 32.
Oakland, Nov. 5.—Last returns from
Alameda county seem to Insure the
election of Joseph R. Knowland for
congress by a good majority. Indica
tions are that the annexation amend
ment is defeated In this county. The
race track amendment is running neck
and neck. Donahue and Ogden are
elected superior judges. i
San Francisco, Nov. 5.— Two hun
dred and sixty-three precincts In San
Francisco city give Roosevelt 13,263
and Wilson 16,343. At tills ratio Wilson
will carry the city by from 7000 to
10 , 000 .
Advices from the first congressional
district are that Kent, Independent
incumbent and Zumwalt, Democrat, arc
running neck and neck.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—With Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt's lead In southern
California falling far short of that an
ticipated by Progressive managers, and
San Francisco going to Wilson by an
estimated plurality of not less than 10,
000 . Registrar Zemansky at 10 o'clock
tonight declared that Wilson probably
had ckrrled the state by 7000.
San Diego, Cal., Nov. 5.—Thirteen
precincts complete lit San Diego coun
ty give Wilson 874, Roosevelt 516. At
this ratio Wilson will carry the county
by about 7500 to 12,400.
Stockton, Cal., Nov. 5.—Twelve com
plete precincts in San Joaquin county:
Wilson 976, Roosevelt 483, Debs SO,
San Bernardino, Cal., Nov. 5.—In
complete returns Indicate that Roose
velt carries San Bernardino city by
San Francisco. Nov. 5.—Twenty pre
cincts In the first congressional dis
trict give William Kent, Independent
Progressive, 704, Hart, Republican,
San Francisco. Nov. 5.—Complete, re
turns from 39 San Francisco precincts
give Roosevelt 1665, Wilson 1805.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—Jubilant
over the announced election of Wood
row Wilson to the presidency, Califor
nia Democrats made desperate efforts
at the last hour to capture the state.
Newspapers by thousands with "Wil
son landslide" In flaring headlines were
distributed broadcast here and In other
cities. Democratic leaders made pre
dictions freely that Wilson would win
in California, but it is believed their
attempt to switch the vote came after
too many ballots had been cast, to
make a great deal of difference In the
Los Angeles, Nov. 5.—One hundred
and eighteen precincts out of 465 In
Los Angeles city, incomplete, give
Roosevelt 6541. Wilson 7057, Debs 1387,
Los Angeles, Nov. 5.—Forty incom
plete precincts In Los Angeles give
Roosevelt 1081, Wilson 947, Debs 149,
Pasadena, Cal., Nov. 5.—Five pre
cincts. incomplete, give Wilson 471,
Los Angeles, Nov. 5.—Ten precincts
Incomplete ln Los Angeles city give
Roosevelt 653, Wilson 441.
San Diego, Cal., Nov. 6.—First re
turns Incomplete from two precincts
give Wilson 115, Roosevelt 114.
San Diego, Nob. 5.—The Sixty-fifth
precinct In this country complete gives
Roosevelt 100, Wilson 146, Debs 70,
Stockton, Cal., Nov. 5.—Democrats
claim San Joaquin county for Wil
son by 1000. Roosevelt leaders con
cede It by 300.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—The ffrst
votes counted in San Francisco gave a
(light lead to Roosevelt. They were
scattering votes from lour precincts In
the Thirty-second district and were as
follows: Wilson 12, Roosevslt #4.
Santa Monica, Cal.. Nov. t.—With
but half (he registered vote cast, indi
cations In early counting were that
Rooaevelt had carried the city but
Wllaon's vote was surprisingly large.
Oakland, Nov. 5.—Precinct 4 gives
Wilson 26, Roosevelt 46. For congress
Stitt Wilson 26. Knowland 49.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—The Twenty
sixth precinct In San Francisco com
plete gives Wilson 31, Roosevelt 24,
Debs 19. For congress Kahn 31,
Schlesinger 27, Pendleton, Socialist 17.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—"Wilson will
carry California by 20,000," was the
prediction at 8:30 o'clock by Jo Davis,
Democratic state chairman. Registrar
Zemansky here doubts that Wilson will
win in the state. He puts Wilson's
city plurality at 10,000. despite the
Evening Bulletin's conceding it by 20,
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—Progressive
State Chairman Daniel A. Ryan said
at 9 p. m. that he conceded San Fran
cisco to AVllson by 8000, but claimed
Roosevelt would carry the state by a
substantial majority through his lead
In the south.
San Diego Nov. 5.—Complete returns
from 40 precincts ln San Diego city
and county show Wilson 3763, Roose
For congress Kettner, Democrat,
1987, Evans, Progressive. 478.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—One precinct
complete gives Wilson 40; Roosevelt,
San Francisco. Nov. 5.—Partial re
turns from 24 precincts give Wilson,
571; Roosevelt, 564; Debs, 139.
Sacramento, Nov. 5.—Incomplete and
scattering returns Indicate the defeat
of the race track amendment.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—At 8 p. m.
Registrar Zemanky said that present
returns Indicate that Wilsd'n has car
ried San Francisco by 10,000.
San Diego. Nov. 5.—Eleven precincts
incomplete indicate a plurality of 5000
In this county for Kettner for congress.
San Francisco, Nov. 5.—Every indi
cation points to the election of John I.
Nolan, secretary of the San Francisco
Labor council and member of the exe
cutive board of the International
Moulders' union, to congress in the
Fifth district. Nolan ran as a Repub
lican against S. V. Costello, Democratic.
San Francisco. Nov. 6.—The San
Francisco Bulletin, pro-Roosevelt, con
cedes San Francisco to Wilson by 20.
000. This may mean Roosevelt's defeat
] in California.
LoV Angeles. Nov. 5.—Four hundred
and thirty-live incomplete precincts out
of 455 In the city give Roosevelt. 17.
906; Wilson, 12,980; Debs. 3856; Taft.
Long Beach, Nov. 5.—Two complete
precincts give Roosevelt, 406; Wilson,
Indianapolis, Nov. 5.—When the
polls closed it was conceded that Wil
son and Marshall had swept the state.
Marion county was claimed by the
Démocrate by 7000 for Wilson and 5000
for Ralston, candidate for governor.
The bull moosera and Republicans ad
mitted defeat but the Progressives
claimed that Albert J. Beveridge, can
didate for governor, had run far ahead
Indianapolis. Nov. 5.—The Star (Pro
gressive) concedes that Wilson has
carried Indiana and that Samuel
Balaton has defeated ex-Senator A. J.
Beveridge for governor.
Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 5.—S> ven
precincts out of 40 in Huntington
county: Wilson 557, Taft 424, Rooae
velt 175. Eley>n precincts out of 4? In
Cass county give Wilson 821. Taft "83,
Roosevelt 482. Because of only 14 out
of 92 counties using voting machines,
return« are very alow in coming in.
Jacksonville, Fla., Nov. 5.—Wilsons
plurality ill Florida will exceed 40.000.
The entire Democratic congressional
representation has been returned.
New York. Nov. 6.—National Com
mittee Lynch of Minnesota telegraphed
Democratic headquarters here tonight
claiming Minnesota for Wilson by 25,
Minneapolis, Nov. 5.—Serious dis
orders have arisen here by the heavy
vote and split tickets congesting the
voting machines. The polling booths
are filled and the legal question is in
volved as to whether these votes If not
deposited before 9 o'clock would be
Fargo, X. D., Nov. 5.—At 10 o'clock
indications were that Hanna, Repub
lican, for governor, and the Republican
state and congressional tickets were
Fargo, X. D., Nov. 5.—Incomplete re
turns from 12 cities in Xorth Dakota
give Wilson 1600, Taft 1200, Roose
velt 1000 . Forty scattering precincts
out of 1720 in the state give Taft
1141, Wilson 1C99, Roosevelt 1338.
Fargo, X. D., Nov. 5 —Five precincts
give Wilson 313, Roosevelt 224, Taft
289, Wilson running away ahead. The
vote is much heavier than expected
and is coming in slowly. Wilson's
managers claim he had carried the
Sioux Falls, S. D., Nov. 5.—Early re
turns are too meager to give Indica
tion of how South Dakota, voted for
president, but such returns give Roose
velt a lead over Wilson.
Sioux Falls, S. D., Nov. 5.—Returns
from the state continue coming in
slowly. Reports thus far indicate
Roosevelt hus carried the state. This
is not conceded. Republicans clnini to
have elected state ticket and the con
gressional ticket;, while the Democrats
claim Johnson, their candidate for
governor, has been elected.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 5.—The first
three precincts in Cheyenne to report
showed Taft 42, Wilson 9. Roosevelt 0.
This is a slight Democratic gain. The
returns are slow in coming in.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 3.—Twenty
precincts in Wyoming out of 472 give
Taft 258, Wilson 167, Roosevelt 71.
This is a gain for Taft over 1908 and
if the same ratio of gain is maintained
Wyoming will go for the president.
Mondell (Rep.), for congress, and the
Republican legislative ticket are run
ning ahead of Taft and will probably
be elected. This means that Senator
Warren will be re-elected to the
Helena, Mont., Nov. 5.— Early re
turns from scattered precincts lndl
catèd Wlïsün "and'thV* Democratic state !
ticket have carried in Montana by
small pluralities. The first six pre
cincts reporting showed Wilson 513,
Roosevelt 40C, Taft 363, Debs 99.
Helena. Nov. 5.—One hundred and
one precincts in Montana gives Wilson
3972, Taft 2111. Roosevelt 2791, Debs
1337. The same precincts show that
Walsh, Democrat, leads Dixon for the
senatorshlp by 570. Stewart, Democrat,
is leading for governor by 789.
Denver. Nov. 5.—Although nearly
half of the counties in C'olorsdo had
teen heard from at midnight, tile re
turns were made only on the basis of
straight ballots and the result for
president and governor was In doubt.
These returns, admittedly Incomplete
gave Wilson a lead In all of the coun
ties reporting excepting seven. If
Wilson can maintain In other counties
the lead he now has he will coine to
Denver with several thousand plural
ity. The vote has been very heavy
everywhere, but the count la proceed
ing with unprecedented slowness be
(Continued on Page Five)
President Issues Statement
in Which Expresses Hope
That Business Will Not Be
Injured by Change.
Cincinnati, Nov. 5.—The following
statement was Issued by President
Taft at 10 o'clock at the home of
Charles P. Taft:
"The returns insure the election of
Governor Wilson to the presidency.
This means an early change In the
economic policy of the government in
reference to the tariff. If this change
can be made without halting prosper
ity I sincerely hope It may be. The
vote for Mr. Roosevelt, the third party
candidate, and for Mr. Debs, the So
cialist candidate,' is a warning that
their propaganda In favor of funda
mental changes In our constitutional
representative government has favor
able support. While the experiment
of a change in the tariff is being car
ried out by the Democratic adminis
tration, It behooves Republicans to
gather again to the party standard and
pledge anewtheir faith In their party
principles and to organize again to de
fend constitutional government hand
ed down to ns by our fathers.
"We must make clear to the young
men of the country who have been
weaned away from sound principles of
government by promises of reform Im
possible of accomplishment.
"Without compromising our princi
ples we must convince and win them
l ack to the Republican party, and we
must reinforce our ranks with consti
tutton-lovlng Democrats. We favor
every step of progress toward perfect
cquqality of opportunity and the rid
ding of society of Injustice.
"But we know that all progress
worth making Is possible with our
present form of government, and that
to sacrifice that which Is of the high
est value in our governmental struc
ture for undefined and impossible re
forms is the wildest folly.
"We must face the danger with a
clear knowledge of what it is. The
Republican party is equal to the task.
It has had no nobler cause. Let us
close ranks and march forward to do
oattle fur the right and the true."
Cincinnati, Nov. 5.—President Taft
tonight sent this message to his suc
cessor in the presidency:
"Hon. Woodrow Wilson, Princeton,
N. J.: I cordially congratulate you on
your election and extend to you niy
best wishes for a suci essful admin
"WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT."
Taft also sent this telegram to
Charles D. Hilles, chairman of the Re
publican national committee, who with
Mrs Taft received the election returns
at the Times building. New York City:
"You have conducted a most difficult
campaign in the tact of unusual ob
stacles. I congratulate you heartily on
the fight you have made and am deeply
grateful to you for It.
"WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT."
NO DEPRESSION IS
SHOWN BY PRESIDENT
Clnclnnati, Nov. 5.—President Taft
and the president's brother, Charles
P. Taft, and his wife, received returns
this evening at Charles P. Taft s home
here. The president showed no de
pression over the unfavorable aspects.
He refused to make any comment on
the figures, which indicated that the
people had refused to return him.
WILSON SPEAKS TO
Princeton, N. J . Nov. 5.—Serenaded
by Princeton students and townspeo
ple who swarmed down to congratu
,ut * " n hls e '«t>on to the pres i-
---- ~-------- wJ ----- Wilson,
denev. Governor Woodrow
standing on a chair on his front porch
said tonight :
"I myself have no feeling of tri
umph tonight. I have u feeling of
solemn responsibility. 1 know that a
great task lies ahead of the men asso
ciated with me and ahead of myself.
Therefore, I look ujion you with the
plea that with your best and purest im
pulses you will stand behind me and
support the men of the new adminis
"I believe very heartily that a great
cause- has triumphed; that She Ameri
can people know what they want, and
when they know what they want they
have the men and the purpose to at
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Tha Nsxt House.
New York, Nov. 5.—The next
house of representatives will
stand 293 Democrats, 127 Re
publicans, 14 Progressives and
1 Socialist, according to fig
ures compiled at Democratic
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