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The Greatest Political Landslide Ever Known in the History of this
Republic Has Just Been Witnessed by its Citizens.
WITH NEARLY 300 "ELECTORAL VOTES
William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt, The Plumed Knights, Harch Down the Line to
the White House in a Blaze of Glory to Preside over the Destinies of the
q People, and to Give us Four Years flore of Good Cheer.
Ah was reported mea'oily last week tho country went
anche. Kveli Nebraska, Hrvan's homo state, voted for prosperity and gave its electoral
n fitiw lint went 1.100 fnr Hrviin. Kohtiif-kv. with its III
j -j ,
which will give the Republican standard bearers .'505 votes
now repudiate him by a
In other columns will
result in each state where
BRYAN TO M'KINLEY.
"Lincoln. N l, Nov. 8.
lion. William McKinley,
lTHllnt ol' (he t'nlt-l
Mute: At I lie -Ioh of mi
other ltt'llfitt liil iini
a Ik n It in my lot to ron
Krutulute you upon ii -ontl
V. .1. Hit VAN.
Almost complete returns icivi Mc
Kinley a plurality of over ll,(HHl, w hilr
the Repuhlii an Mtiid' ticket elected by
2,000. Republican elect 2 and Fusion
siotiiHts 4 ('iiiiw'r-H-iinti. I.t't'ii-lnlurc
Will Ktllllll, Kl'plllilil'illlN, 111; 1 U-iclUMlH,
11 ; va unt, I. IIoiikc, Kcpulilii-an, il ;
l'.otli partii-H claim tlic tUiU'. Clnir'cH
of (nnidoii every hand. (MDcial count
now in progrcNH. KcpulilicaiiH claiui
YcrkeH fairly cUm-IimI (iovi-mor and t ho
state for M.-Kinloy. Troulilu i'XKTted.
Ui'pulilicaiiH carry tlio itati by -5 IHKI
for McKinley and L'O.Ootl for Mtato ticket,
and elect every ('oiitfrcHMinan but one;
Kepublicans claim the I - inhi t il ro by
Hafu majority on joint ballot.
ItemocratH carry Montana by onie
flit iik over 1(1,(HK), and epublicaniclaini
tbo elei tion of 1'oUoin for Governor, but
it 1m probable ho is defeated.
IvepublicaiiK carry tho Mtntu by over
;W,(XH) and eUn t 1 1 of tho 111 CoiigicH
men. I'ninluluro nafely Kupublican.
Tho vote in tho ntuto comploto gives
McKinley 2.i!t, l!i.r) j Hryan, 15,.rH)7.
'rano (KepublicaiH for Governor has
M.771 majority over Payno, I)einocrat.
HepublicaiiH maku heavy tiuiim in tho
LegiHlatiire. Senate Uepulilican by -'3 ;
lloiiso Uepublicau by 117.
Minnesota gives McKinley and Roose
velt 75,000 plurality. Hoth parties
claim (iovernor, but undoubtedly Vun
Sant (Republican) is elected by 10,000.
All Republican Congressmen, a largo
majority of tbo Representatives in tho
Legislature and all state candidates are
The state gives tho national Repub
lican ticket 4,000 plurality, and prob
ably elects a Democratic (iovernor by
a small plurality.
State goes Democratic by email plurality,
A SHOWER OF BALLOTS
majority of 22 o for McKinley
bo found tables of comparrison
the contest waged the hottest:
Republican plurality, 2H, 415 ; Mclean
j (Republican) elected Governor liy 15,- : McKinley 14,140 plurality. All Uepub
jOOO; all Republican Congressmen elect- I liran Congressmen are elected.
CI. tanate w ill stand 22 Republicans i
; uikI 2 Democrats; House Republican by j COLOK A 1M.
02 to SI Republican gain ol 21.
tvi.itiitdii'AiiN rnrrv tb.. iitHt.. til' filnrul
itv of 8,017. They elect ili,s (Kp.)
(iovernor by 10,4:t0 plurality. Iibla-
tun ovcrwholu.'int:!)' Kepublican.
McKinlev has a plurality of KO.onO-
an incrcHHo t .(U,(hk over iwm. Mate
f :!0,1MK over IWMl. Mate
! ticket Ifcpcbli 'aii by came plurality.
Ilepublicuns elect 17 t'oinircsHincn, lem
I o-rats II.
Kepublicans carry the Htate by 14tl,
(HHJ; iK'ioocrntH carry ireater New York
by U7,tKX). lU'publicaus exected to
carry tho state by lens than litO.OtH) and
conceded Greater New York to liryauby
at leact 5(l.(HH. Croker says
1 iHiWur ,,ti mi r! I imtt Ii i in. litil ita.fi I Ii iu ti
Kim 11. F.
untiunal leader of tho people.
lican gains in both Houses of the lxgis
State iU-mocratic bv 1.5(H) iiluralit v. I
Newlands (lem.; elected to Conuress by i
Democratic by reduced majority.
The Republicans carry the national
ticket by about 100,000 and elect Yates
for Governor by 80,000.
Republicans gain as the count pro
gresses and tho Republican electors will
have over 5,000 plurality; Republicans
elect (1 of the 8 Congressmen.
Republican plurality of over 10,000;
Republican state ticket elected and it is
almost sure that White (Rep.) is elected
AGAINST THE WARNER SETTLERS.
Commissioner Blnger Hermann Reverses the Decision of the Register and Re
ceiver of the Lakevlew Land Office in the Warner Land Cases.
Tho ofllclals of the local land ofllee received yesterday a copy of the decision of Commissioner Hermann of the Gen
eral Land Oftlce In the case of The State of Oregon ana Warner Valley Stock Company vs. J. L. Morrow, et al., in
volving lauds in Warner valley. The decision Is on appeal from tho Lakoviow Laud Otllce, and, after going into tho
testimony of tho case at length, tho Commissioner renders his decision against the settler in the following- language;
"After a curoful consideration of all tho testimony submitted in this case, I must hold and decide that the lauds In
volved were not, in 1800, covered by tho waters of a portuanout lake, and your decision is, therefore, revorsed and the
appeal submitted." BlNOEK HERMANN. ,
In this connection Col. C. A. Cogswell, la a private letter to F, M. Millor of Lakevlew, says that the Commissioner
of tho (ioneral Land Olllce at Washington has reversed the opinion of tho local land oflloo and decided against the
settlors. In tho course of his letter Col. Cogswell says: "I almost wish Commissioner Hermann had decided the oth
er way, I would rather buy out tho settlers than to take the land from them. Hut, of course, they know when they
settled there that they were liable to lose U, liut, for all that, I am sorry for them."
to McKinley with a gigantic
plcctorul vol oh. is still doubtful, but will nrobnhlv bo flpolarorl for MoICinlov' finnllv.
in the Electoral College.
of the result in 1890 and tho
' "Maryland; My Maryland," gives
rusion J e mocratsMIver Kepul.licans
and 1'upuliHta make a clean sweep in
Colorado, and give Bryan 35,000 plural
itv. Walcott w ill Uf defeated for U. S.
"nator, as the liHlaturc is lott to the
Tho State of I.' tali (fives tho Kepub-
, ,i,'"n" 8,M",t 4-lKw ! rul i ty . national,
Hl!,u "n" 'oiijtresnonai. iiepuoiican
I California (rives about 40,lHXl plurality
l for tho Republicans anil all Republican
CongresMiien are elected.
Tho state aain goes Republican by
HH),0tl0 plurality. Solid deleft ion of 1 1
,'l"1'''','an Conk resh men elected. The
enttre tieititilicau state ticket is elected
In I It. I l'iri.Mkt t.liirulilv Itu.l
"V fc--- 1 v.,.
Kansas gives McKinley and tho Re
publican legislative ticket i5,(KX) plural
ity. All Republican Congressmen are
Republican by 40,000 plurality, and
ivll Republican Congressmen elected.
State gives McKinley 20,000 plurality,
both Republican Congressmen elected,
and Legislature overwhelmingly Repub
Pennsylvania gives McKinley the
greatest majority of any state in the
Union, something like 300,000. Quay
will probably be elected to the senate.
The state gives a Republican plurality
of 20,000. This is a loss of alout 3,000
to the Republicans since 1800.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15,
land-slide and buried Bryan
votes to McKinley. Nevada
, I' " J J T J J J
Lake couuty, Oregon, gave Bryan 32 majority in 1896 and
official vote of Lake county.
Rep-iblioan by 14,000 plurality.
State gives McKinley 12,000 plurality,
and Senator Pettigrew will be replaced
by a Republican.
McKinley has 30,000 plurality and all
state and congressional tickets are elect
ed by the Republicans.
McKinley gets a majority of 17,000.
All 4 Republican Congressmen are elect
ed and a majority of 20 on joint ballot
in the legislature insures the re-election
of Senator Klkius.
Wisconsin conies to the front with a
plurality of 105,0:) Republican. Re
publican (Governor elected.
Republicans get the electoral votes of
IVlaware and both branches of Legis
lature, insuring the election of two Ke
publican United States Senators.
State gives 4,000 Republican plurality.
The state gives Bryan 175,000 plural
ity. Bailey (Deui.) will succeed Horace
Chilton (Rep.) in the U. S. Senate.
Tho Solid South, of course, is in the
Democratic column, giving Bryan 142
electoral votes, outside of Kentucky,
doubtful. There will be 204 Republic
ans in the next House a majority over
all of 51.
Complete returns from 19 counties and
incomplete returns from the others show
Oregon's vote to be as follows :
Baker county, plurality 30 Dem
(This county went 2 to 1 for Bryan in '(.
Benton county, plurality 188 Rep
viacKama8 county, "
Clatsop county, "
Columbia county, "
Coos county, "
Curry county, "
Douglas county, "
TIIE T?AJXVirr OF1
deep beneath the great aval
was considered doubtful for
Followingin, brief, is the
M'KINLEY TO BRYAN.
Washington, D. C, Nov.
U Hon. William J. Dry-
an, Lincoln, Neb.: I ac
knowledge with cordial
thanks your message of
congratulation and extend
you my best wishes.
Gilliam county, " 7H "
irsnt county, " " 116 "
Harney county, " 32 "
Jackson county, " 4(i "
Josephine county " 176 '
Klamath county . " 104 "
Lake county, " 225 '
I.ane county, " 5:54 "
Lincoln county, " 200 "
Linn county, " 20 Dem
Malheur county, " 5 Rep
Marion county! " . .. 788 "
Morrow county, 11 3!H) "
Multnomah county, " 5518 "
Polk county, ' 175 "
Sherman county " 131 "
Tillomot.k county, " 321 '
Umatilla county, " 376 '
Union county, " lODem
Wallowa ceuuty, " 05 Rep
Wasco county " 632 "
Washington county, " 530 "
Wheeler county, " 155
Yamhill county, " 359 "
ELECTORAL VOTE 1 896-1 900.
Following ia a tabulated, statement of
the electoral vote of 1806 and 1900,
which gives McKinley 21 more electoral
votes in the electoral college (not count
ing Kentucky, which is still doubtful)
than he received in his first contest
w ith Brvan :
Nortli Carolina. .. .
Sou ill Carolina. . . .
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