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SEPTEMBER 7. *904. NUMBER **4.
hs plurality L CUT IN HALF.! jers Has Carried a Number of counties—Both Constitution 7 al Amendments Prob // ably Lost. j »L?+f1“ T?ock, Sept. 7.—Present pros are that Myers, Repub - licai lominee for governor, may /flfrplicate the record made by the jflfkansas Republicans at the lection in November, 1900. At Hat time nine counties out of the seventy-five in the state were rried by McKinley. It seems rtain, however, that Myers has t carried more than nine coun andco the official vote he ,t J2^Vfour or * jrstanding tn^j^ ^c" d nine count!*® \n nsas went Dernocn^0 McKinley’s total vote i was 48,800, and from? s at hand it appears j Myers’ vote will be in orhood. Page of tne Demo :ommittee made no yesterday of his pre mate of 65,000 plurality Gov. Davis was se confident, expressing ngs whatever as to title clear. He left a squirrel hunt in valley. blican state mana making claims of for Myers than the cns show, eturns from the some surprises, re that Benton 1 of United mfft firn't — */ f ■HP^ake'die Icicle between ps for governor. 1 Benton county ■ority of 1,269 ■ Davis also lost lb, Washington, ffcliver, Inde Hkid Lawrence '&B made gains iBferson, Yell, Mmties and in ^Conservative Democrat |BBtween 30, S^Btal figures ^bBds of vot |||||By candi BBBie unop ’^ir’^Bieminees of the ^Be 1897 ■ )ubli Begate, Bx-Sen ‘S’.‘^br-7(Be dis Polk V^^Bubli BBBBB8 Ashley precincts thus far show Myers leading. Independence county has gone against license by a good major ity and the full vote gives the county to Davis by 76 votes. Close vote on constitutional amendments. Sebastian county has probably gone for Myers, though the vote will be very close. License won out and the law and order reform candidates were defeated. Jefferson county and Pine Bluff will give Davis a rousing 1200 majority, many negroes scratching Myers and voting for Jeff. A negro constable was elected in one township. Newton county, while giving Myers a majority of 500, elects for the first time a Democratic member to the legislature. Van Buren county gives Davis a small majority but elects Paine, a Republican, to the legislature. . Desha county gives Myers nearly a hundred majority. Ktempstead county goes against license and Davis leads by 200. Pollr ^county gives the Demo cratic ticket over 300 majority and licensiWins by 200. Craighead'not only went dry but went thatNway overwhelm ingly, the majority being 500. i Davis has a majority of nearly 11000. Montgomery and^3cott coun ties from incomplete returns seem to have gone Republican. Pulaski county will give Davis 1000 to 1500 majority and has gone overwhelmingly for the two amendments. White county continues dry and gives Davis a plurality of 1000 over Myers. Randolph county has gone for license by 100 majority and Da vis has a majority of 500. Lee county, which has gone against Jeff overwhelmingly in the last two primaries gives him 1200 majority. Sevier goes dry and for -Davis by close vote. Drew gives Davis 500 majority and complete returns will be nec essary to determine vote on li cense. Miller county has gone for li cense by 2 to 1 and Davis has a lead of 500. Lonoke gives Davis 1500 ma jority. Union county gives license and Davis majorities. Grant county voted against the amendments. Clark county shows a small vote and slight majority for Da VIS. Nevada gives Davis 400 in a-! jority, goes against license and records close vote on amend ments. Chicot is Democratic as usual. Cleburne has gone for Davis and license by small majorities. Marion county is showing a close vote on license and has given Davis an easy majority. Izard county will probably give Davis 300 majority. REPUBLICAN GAINS MADE IN VERMONT. White River Junction, Vt., Sept. 6.—Returns for governor in the state election today from thirty-five out of 246 cities and B (Republican), locrat), 2,219. in 1900 gave lican) 6,359; >crat),‘ 2,446. v slight gains ns and Demo ; 10 per cent. | STERS }! THAIfsJJ BLANCHARD ACQUITTED IN JURY TRIAL. Second Jury Case Wednesday Results in Conviction of Charley (Parson for As sault and Battery. W. E. Blanchard, whose trial in a previous term of court re sulted in a hung jury, was on Tuesday afternoon acquitted by a jury of his peers. His attor neys were Stuckey and Stuckey and the jury was only out a few minutes in making up its ver dict. Blanchard was charged with stealing a hog in Jefferson town ship and had been out on bond. CARSON GETS LOW FINE. Charley Carson, a young negro of Jacksonport, charged with starting a fight and assaulting another negro at a country social in October, 1903 was tried Wed nesday morning by a jury and found guilty. His fine was made very light, however, and fixed at $1. The defense introduced no witnesses and was conducted by G. L. Grant. Mr. Oldfield rep resented the state. The setting of the docket and entering ot a numner oi pieas oi, guilty to petty misdemeanors, oc cupied much of the attention of court Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, an adjourn ment being taken at eleven o’clock for the day. The grand jury had examined a very small number of witnesses Wednesday morning and no in dictments had been returned up to that time. Prior to the ad journment of court, Pat Murphy was excused from that body and W. S. Hinkle was substituted. CRIMINAL COURT PROCEEDINGS. State versus Morris Bloom, gaming; nolle prossed. L. B. Boon, rape; nolle prossed. Bud Dunnivan and Joe Hizer, gaming; fin^d $10 each. Jake Biel and Claude Monroe, keeping and exhibiting a gam bling device; nolle prossed. W. H. Carouthers, gaming: nolle prossed. Charley Mason, gaming; plea of guilty entered and cases con tinued. Charley Brown, gaming; fined $10 in one case and other nolle prossed. Sam Gist, gaming; plea of guilty, fined $10 in one case, other nolle prossed. George Bennett, gaming; nolle Grossed. Jake Biel, gaming, fined $10. Will Carouthers, gaming; nolle prossed. Milt Russell, gaming; fined $10 upon plea of guilty. GRAND JURY. The personnel of the grand jury, after a number had been excused by reason of sickness in family, and by the way, this was about the only excuse which sat isfied the court a juror should be excused, is as follows: R. F. Drummond, foreman; L. N. Nouss, clerk; Geo. R. Hays, Jno. F. Gibson, W. H. Shoffner, Wm. Hirst, Pat Murphy, J. M. Gibson, R. B. Hooker, B. F. Bridges, W. M. Tims, A. J. Ste vens, F. W. Dillard, R. 0. Duff er, L. B. Rodgers and Frank Thompson. PETIT JURY. The petit jury panel is as fol lows • W. L. May, Tip Strawby, 0. J. Hubert. W. J. Knox, Jr., Her bert Coe, S. E. Massey, H. G. Mantooth, C. C. Dean, C. B. Foushee, P. H. Van Dyke, Tom Ray, W. T. 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