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SALEM, OREGON. WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 3. H)2
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Wl3e Returns Arc From
Yjdely Scattered Sec
fidas uf State Trend Fav-
i rs Republican Aspirant
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NECK TO NECK RACE
jIN PORTLAND SHOWN
Contest for Senatorship
May Not be Known Until
I Latter Part of Week
Incomplete returns received ftp
to i o'clock this morning from
34? f recincts In Oregon, includ
ing Marion county, showed that
Robert X. Stanfield.- Republican,
wa leading George Ev Chamber
lain, pemacrat, for United States
fpniir, djt more man votes.
At J tut hour Mr. Stanfield had a
total ef 4 256 votes and Mr. Cbam
berlan3?21 votes. ',:
Thomas A. Hayes, Independent,
bad 317 votes, S. H. Svenson. In
dustrial Labor candidate, 58 votes
and Albert Slaughter, Socialist
1! Totes, w. , ,
the returns 'in the sen
atorial contest indicated that they
were general and included tha
vot from widely scattered Dre
eincU. .th trend of the ballots
appearedJU) favor.Mr Stanfield.
No attempt was made last night
to segrezatd the voti cast In the
city of Portland and the ottside
precincts, the totals having teen
based on the aggregate result's.
Mr. Stanfield apparently has re
ceived a plurality In tha precincts
cutside of Portland, while he has
an even break in the latter city.
Should the present ratio continue
nntil all the votes are counted lo
cal men of long experience tn po
litical affairs said that Mr. Stan
field should cary the state by sev
eral thousand votes.. Becanse of
the fact that only a small part of
the votes had been counted early
this morning the results in this
contest may change to the extend
that Mr. Chamberlain will be re
elected. It probably will be late
tomorrow or Thursday before. the
results in this contest will be set
Returns From Throughout State indicate That Republican Victory En Oregon Go
''orripSete and That &. Qa JP Oandidate is Triumphant Over. Senator Ohamherlain
OHIO SENATOR SURE
OF 275 ELECTORAL
VOTES, COUNT SHOWS
SENATOR WARREN G. HARDING of Ohio and Governor Calvin Coclidge of Massachusetts, who have been elected pres-
ident and vice president of the United States, apparently by a tremendously big majority, over Governor James ht. Cox
of Ohio and Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, their Democratic opponents. Western Republican headquarters at Chicago
declares that the American people have repudiated the Wilson league cf nations and have buried it forever.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2.-658
precincts out of, 6154 in Califor
ala gave: For president, Cox, 26,
S4T; Harding. 86.752. , i
For senator: ... Phelan, 2284;
E10UX FALLS, S. D., Nov. 2.
Indications from returns up to it
o'clock were that Harding will
,arry South Dakota by 30,000.
ST. LOUIS, Mo , Nov. 2.
Overcoming an early lead, the Re
Patlican candidates for president.
nator and governor showed a
liht margin in the race of early
ncotflrtal returns in Missouri. 626
Preeincu out or 3S10 gave: Har
." .: Cox, 60,329.;
02 precincts gave: For sena-
MTX-PBr governor: Hyde.
R'P'iMican. 57.590; Atkinson.
i,42f. - .. .
SEATTLE. Wash., Nov. lW
,,.S.from m Precincts out of
238 in Washington give: Hard
C 12.200; Cox, 40&0; Christen
. 3223. i
rwemor: Hart. 5102; Black.
'"2; Bridges. 2339. ,
Tr United States senator. 4 4
Cottrell, J 431; France, 2018.
HINGTON. Nov. 2. Ariet
W lean gain of "eight and pos-
fb' ?" at3 ,u e senate was
late tonight by the Re-
Jj,1'611 senatorial committee on
omU of "early reports" from
aenatorial fishts. A'ictories
lilt dJd-ln South Dakota.
T0' Maryland, California. Ne-
J-Oklahoma, Arizona and Col-
lit' y y
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1111)1 WARREN G.HARDING lfl
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Hill CALVIN W. COOLIDGE t CIlH
VOTES FOR HARDiG
DELUGE THE POLLS
IN MARION COUNTY
Incomplete returns received from 1G of the 74 voting pre-
VERDEN 1. 10FFITT
IS ELECTED CHIEF
OVER PRESENT HEAD
At 1 o'clock this morning, on the basis of incomplete re
turns from all Salem precincts, it was certain that Verden
M. Moffitt has been elected chief of police over .7. T. Welsh,
incumbent, by a heavy majority. At the latest count Moffitt
had 368 votes to 175 for Welsh.
The iwo-platoon system for the Salem fire department ap
parently has carried by a 2 to 1 vote.
mi :i x l . . 4 ,. .jj 0!T fiAA V.r nf the nullviuc nreoincts
ine proposeu special uia iev iu auu ,ww w v.ij- . - - - -7 i... .,i :. 4-..: r 1 -.1..:
budgetis running even with the result jn doubt ; jueetInje was not a4lj,urn,d unt Mr iIanIinf shouI(1 have a piuralitv of more than 2T00 votw
. Moffitt, a member of the police force, and elsh, the chief, j aiit 1 1 o'clock. ; in the connt v The rur:l, procjnrls were especially favorable
became the nominees in the city primary election last May. The fi JJ'F J"' p j to Mr. Harding while K.lem rM up a substantial lead for
Mof f itt'B campaign has been thoroughb; organized and his ; J I the Republican nomine?.
suDDorters were particularly active in nis oenait in tne iastfT,
weeks before election day. j Thomas a". Roberts, secretary. ! Ma-mU 1iabcrlain
A thorough Campaign was made in behalf Of the two-pla- ! Mr. Shields in one of Salcm'x -for Unite,! Stale senator. Rob,
tnnn svstpm leading attorneys and made cant-- ert N. Stanfield. Ilepuhlican. Lad
The special levy Bill was initiated because no less than j lucX.
$Za,OUU additional on me ouoget is necessary w carry uie 1 V3r!ou.s place- throughout th
citv throuffh the vear, and without a vote of the people it is ; m mty durinz the past two week.
Is one of al.m s
HEAD OF CLUB
'Attorney Succeeds Heltzel
as President of Repub
The Salem Republican club held
n regular meeting for the election
Qf officers and the transaction of j
uiui uiis'i"" !.. 1 : : 1 . . i . t, t t i r l 1; 1
Republican head., Jarter, in the mi barren y. Jiaruu K liepuu.ican cameu
Oregon building Ly f. Shield, ; M?."on fcount' -JJ president in yesterday s election by a plu
was elected president. i rality of nearly three to one over James M. Cox his Demo-
A large crowd, consisting of j cratic opponent.
loth men and women, gathered' A summarv of the votes received from these precincts
2TL"i! i SW8 that Mr. Hardin received a total of 715 vote, while
" v -" AT- , r .on c-i t.i iu:. i:.
iilmned vu.x iin.-u uu a;);u'Kc 01 -ou oics. oiiouiu mis ruiiu
NEW YORK. Nov. r.. At 12-30 o'clock thii morning with
actual returns far from complete Harding was certain of 275
votes in the.electoral college from the following t&tea:
Connecticut, Deleware, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa. Kaaaa, Maine,
Massachusetts. Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire. New
Jersey, New York, Ohio- Oregon, Pennsylvania. Rhode Island,
Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
The states from which return were too meager to justify
actually placing them in either the Harding or Cox column
were: Arizona 3. California 13; Colorado 6; Indiana 15; Ken
tucky 13; Maryland 8; Minnesota 12; Missouri 18; Montana
4; Nevada 3; New Mexico 3; North Dakota 5; South DakoU
5; Utah 4 and West Virginia 8.
The states which were certain for Cox at that hour were:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida. Georgia, Louisiana. Mississippi,
North Carolina. Oklahoma. South Carolina. Tennessee. Texas
and Virginia. Total of 13G votes in the electoral college
MARION, Ohio. Not. 2. Con- lions are so solemn, that instead
rlne-j by early retnrns of hif il:iae I am more giwe to
liriirr In fVwl m idiit. ma an
tie of playing my iarU ad that
1.11 the calls to ujpo&jlbillt may
mw-t the tsplratioea and eipee
tatioaa of Amaric ndxk ord.
l am ure the peorle vho hate
roted ih Iiepublicaa ticket will
rnderstand and my feeling that
I ftiiouUI make bo nattadled atate-
ment of policies at this time be
yond the eiprettion made daring
Will StwJy Caul Zone.
The. tor trip fa Texaa Trill
beaia Friday !rU -or FaiordaT
nornifix. and Air. lUrd.ag .will
arrive at Point luUI. Texas, near
Hro-nTlUe. Slonday. He plana t
spend about 12 days there and
then leave ror Tanama by vay of
His stay in tht Caaal tost will
last aboat a week, daring which
be will make a first hand study
of local conditions and particu
larly of the tolls system for Am
erican ships. He has advocated
throughout the campaign a repeal
or these tolls and it la expected
he will collect Information oa that
UeaTlag Colon about December
1. he will land at Ntw Orleans
and will traTel by train tt Bed
ford. Va.. where be speaks on
December S at an Klka ronTen
lion. Afterwards be It to retain
ele. lion to the prei j-ney. Warren j
. Hardin? i-utl a statement to
night sait that, inttead of be
in? exultant oer the result, he
as "more g!xen to prayer lo Go!
to iiake r.ie capable of playing my
lUtura ltreitetl at Flome.
Receiving the election return
at his home here. Mr. Harding de
clined daring the early evening
to make any comment, and Usued
hit statement only after the fig
are had pilwl ap mijorltien ror
him which his a4vter leclarel
made bis election certain.
At the satre time It became
known that the senator and Mrs.
Harding had mad plan for m
wration t.Sp. .o be carried oat
recardlce or the result of the
election, takinc them for a ret
next week in Texas and after that
fnr an ocean Toyaice to the Tana
ma canal tone.
Thy will return-to Marion dur
ing early lecember.
Harding Make Ktaleroewt.
"ABjaming that the early re
turns are wholly dependable. I do
not hesitate to say that I am
pleased. Of conrse I am happy
to otter my gratitude. Put I am
not eviillant. It t not a personal
Ttctory. It Is a renewed expres
sion of confident Americanism
and a national cal! to the Repub
-It Is all so serious, the obllga-
.( Continued oa Page 2.)
IS BELIEVED TO BE ELECTED
irnnnsihlp to lew for the amount because of the C per cent : Mr. Thomson
i: 4V, ,u(n rct;tiit;nn ; lead in t; business men and
iiiiiiumyu iiiiciiu...c.u ic .i. w.,,wtuwW. . ehairman of the Repuulican Ceii-
Stral committee of .Afarion county
Salem Veterans Recall
Casting First Ballots
a lead of more than 13' rotes
over Cem-ge K. Chaialxrlaln.
democrat. Mr. Stanfiel! s run-
niiiK abend of his o-morratic j- ot
ponent. in every prt-cinv' il ''
. hii-h "retarns had been rceiel
hi. econl with 1 to'e. I'pton
A. I'pton. industrial labor candi
date, had an agcrecat, of 12
In the content for attorney gen
eral I. II. Van Winkle, incumbent
of the f.'fi- had a otal of C
ith J. O lUileT. until re-
ten: l an i.-i-tant In the de-
car' m nt. c( und with . xote.
I Mr. Roberts is one of the owneis
of the Oregon building and has
NEW YORK. "Nov. 2. Loui. fen pruinincnt and active dur-
Waldman and Angust Ciaespens. i the present campaian.
. r ? Socialists, who were twice exne!l- James (.. Hf itzel. the retiring
T7 ri i
Rh&rt i "ount was slow in
ho Und' "turns at midnight
to" T4 big lead for Harding
R..I?Went and for San Souci,
S 1iCaa ,or torernor. Re
134 V, m 92 Precinfta out of
l(2fTe: Harding, 45,322; Cox,
W ii ham If. I;,urgharat. on
the most widely known of Salem's ! 01 f,om
elderlv residents, cast 'his- first 1 'were reel
vote ror president in 185C fori the eighth Manhattan asembly
JohnjC. Freemont. and has vot-i district, and Claesoens rrom the
ed in every presidential election i 1 th.
since that time. Yesterday Mr. j Samuel. Dewitt and Samuel Orr.
.....iT, r. ! who also were excelled by tn
the New York legislature.! president of the nepn'.Hcan flub.
, j has occupied that position durn
elected. Waldman. from U yoarJ
Rurghardl voted a
publican ticket. .
Abraham A. Hushes.
old, who lives atlSSO Shipping
street, cast his first vote for.-Lincoln.
Mr. Hughes is deaf and'
dumb and has been since he was
2 years old. He voted in Salem
yesterday. " , 1
legislature last winter and then
81 rears j re-seated this fall after they had
been re-elected in a special elec
tion and who subsequently
signed, were again elected from
the third and fourth Dronx as
sembly districts, respectively.
SALT LAKE CITY. Nov. 2.
Newspapermen were unable to
night in their efforts to locate
Parley P. Christensen. Salt Lake,
candidate for presdent on the
re. ! farmer-labor ticket to procure
Irom ntm a statement rpfanunx
it I o'clock this nior.iinp. witho. P. C'onhnw. Iv-morrat. had only
the exception of Shaw, where 1 17 vote For th- elation of this
Mr. Stanfield and Mr. Chamber- , ctfirial it was nfeary to write
lain each received 1 Totes. In in the name of the candidates lor
this prefiurt only 2o votes had ; the rean that th fot mer incum
been counted at the tlms th re- : b nt. (Jeirke M. Urown. Hid not
port nas received. Mr. Stanfield retire" fr-m the nHice nnxl after
appeared to have a Cnsistent oe th? ballxls had bn certified to
in all part.s of the country, al-1 the county clMks.
tho'tcb he failed to poll the vote; lor.)utlre of th supreme
received by Mr. Hardins., court t;Nrre. M. Rmtr had a to-
! Willis V. Hawley. Republican-1 tal cf .! vote. whiU .MrCarthy
; Democratic-Prohibition! candi- j iJemocraf. and Smith. Rt-pubilcan-i
date for representative In con- i received le than l ote.s each.
Press rrom the first congressional j n tne rntest for attorney gen-
dlatnct. receiveu a tota or , u BW5ry to write In
votes, bajsoil on incomplete re- '
turns received from nine precincts , the names of the candidates for
while lUrlin Talbert". socialist. 1 Justice of the supreme conrt.
polled only 12 votes. f Hawlcy. Republican, re-
Vaa Winkle Aheml., ' reivM 92 vole ror dairy and rod
For secretary of state Sam A. commissioner, while K. J. Von
tho eleetion II was neither al
his home nor the partv headqtiar- Kozer. Republitan. had a total of j
ters. - 89 votes, with J. P. Sears, Social-1
(Continued oa rase, 2)
ROBERT X. STANFIELD, Republican candidate for United
States senator, who has a lead of several hundred over
Georjre E. Chamberlain, incumbent and whose election U