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GRANTS PASS. JOSEPHINE COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 6, 1908.
G.O.P. Wins California,
OREGON GIVES 25,000
R.R Butler. J.D. Lee. A C.Mar
atus. and F. J. Milter Will
Cast Oregon's Vote.
Portland, Or., Nov. 4. Taft wins
Oregon's electoral vote by between
24,000 and 25,000, according to in
complete, returns from 33 counties
and complete returns from Hood
River county. He carries every
county by pluralities ranging from
100 In Baker county to 8000 in Mult
nomah. The state vote stands near
65,000 for Taft and 40,000 for Bry
an. In the Presidential election
four years ago, Oregon gave Roose
velt 42,934 plurality, the vote for
Roosevelt being 60,4 55, and for
Parker 17,521. Socialists, Prohi
bitionists and Independents polled
perhaps 10,000 votes in the state.
The whole vote was close to 115,000.
To ca"st Oregon's four votes for
Taft the state has chosen the Repub
lican candidates for President;
electors R. R. Butler, of Gilliam
county; J. D. Lee, of Multnomah; A.
C. Marsters, of Douglas, and Frank
J. Miller, of Linn.
' Outside Multnomah county, Taft's
lead Is 16,000, his strongest coun
ties being Marlon, 1400 plurality;
Lane, 1300; Washington, 1200;
Umatilla, between 850 and 1000, and
Scenes attending the balloting
throughout the city were .devoid of
great Interest. The provisions of the
corrupt practice act were generally
regarded and the usual buttonholing
of electors at the voting places was
not observed anywhere. Voters very
generally discarded campaign but
tons and other outward evidences of
their party choice before going to
San Francisco, Nov. 4. There was
no state election In California to
complicate Issues, and the Republi
can National ticket carried the state
by about 75,000 majority. In 1904
Roosevelt carried the state by IIS,
822 over Prker. The solid Repub
lican delegation has been re-e!ectd
without change, and a Republican
state legislature insures the election
of a Republican to sucoeed Senator
Seattle, Wash., Nov. 4. Wash
ington Joined in the landslide for
Taft yesterday. The heavy vote and
the alow count makes It Impossible
to determine accurately the extent of
the Republican victory, but this
much is certain: Washington given
Taft a plurality of at least 45,000
exceeding by 15.000 the preliminary
estimate's of State Chairman de
Bruler; the entire Republican state
ticket Is elected by majorities that
run well UD with the Presidentia!
ticket: the legislature overwhelm
ingly Republican, although one De-
ocrat gets in from Stevens county,
possibly a Democratic senator- fro-n
Mason, Kitsap and Island and per-
Continoed on pan i.
GREAT REPUBLICAN VICTORY
WON BY TAFT AND SHERMAN
natorlal contest last year. The , Vermont
n rTMT-TN . 'greater part of the state's congres- Virginia IS
CARRIED ALL TEE DOUBTFUL STATES- LOWER HOUSE nal delegation will be D.-mocrats. Washington
OF CONGRESS REPUBLICAN
fornla, Washington and Oregon have
given their votes to the Republican
candidates, but Nevada, which voted
i against Parker In 1904, gnve Its
New Vnrt v- , . , state in the East and West. Includ- votes this year to Bryan. The Ou-
The Pacific Coast states,
Call- i West Virginia
Wisconsin . . . .
T i . .
rresment oi the United State8 will be
William Howard Taft. Republican, of
Ohio. The next Vice-PrsM..nt m
Ing New York, Ohio, Indiana, Mary
land and some of the far Western
states, but not including Nebraska,
which seems to have gone for Bryan.
ko:a3 and Minnesota are asiiln Ilti
lulillcnn. Governor Johnsoi's per
inal p.'Ti t??r'ty htn ap.mr-rrlv ;f.
Cannon Is Elected.
Chicago, Nov. 4. Joseph Q. Can
non will go back to the house from
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NEW YORK'S 39
VOTES FOR TAFT
Hughes Defeats Chanler
by Large Majority.
Tail's Plurality Mainly Dvj to
Democratic Losses In City
and in Brooklyn.
be James Schoolcraf.' Sherman, Re
publican, of New York.
This Is the verdict returned by the
majority of the 15.000 000 voters or
the United States. The Republican
candidate has repeated Mr. Roose
velt's feat of carrying every North
ern state. !t Is probable that Taft
will have 311 votes In the electoral
college, vhile William Jennings
Bryan, for the third time di featfd in
his effort? to bo elected to the high
est pfl.ee in the United States, will
New York state's 39 electoral votes
will be cast for Taft and Shi-rman.
Greater -New York has gone Repub
lican, Indv-rslng both T-f; and
Reports from all parts of the state
indicate that the vote was heavy, the
sfforts of both gubernatorial candi
dates to bring out the ballots being
rewarded with success. Both the
old parties polled full votes, their
strength not being seriously affected
by the other minor parties.
.! t of the great cities of the
country have gone RepubHran, In
cluding N-iw York and Chicago. St.
Ioula has gone Republican, while the
rest of Missouri is heavily Demo
cratic. Taft Cun-ii-d Kvery Doubtful Ktate,
Tn't has carried every doubtful
HU majuniy in .New York stato may
reach 200,000, he carried Ohio by
nearly 100,000 and Illinois by 175,
000. Indiana wa1 extremely close, the
majority there for the head of the
ticket ranglns from 5000 to 15,000.
Th returns indicate that the far
Wes'ern moun.ain states of Colorado
and Idaho have also given Taft their
Missouri has gone for Bryan, as
was expected. Hadley, the Republi
can candidate for governor, niude a
hard fight, but could not overcome
the normal Democratic majority The
Ind'caMons are that Senator Stone
has succeedi-d In the primary elec
tion, thus Watlng te ambition of
Governor Folk to become United
Iowa has gone overwhelmingly for
Taft, but by a majority much re-duc-d
from that given to Roonevelt
four years ago, ns was expected. The
returns from the primaries In Urate
'hat Governor Cummins reci-ived a
majority of the Republican vote and
will therefore be Indicated as the
rholce of the legislature for United
States Senator to succeed the late
William B. Allison.
The Kouth Mill Holld.
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A K tchen in a small space to he seen at
N( tH.n, ever shown like it in Grants Pass
New GcoJs Arriving Every Day
Louisiana . , .
Minnesota . ,
The "solid South'' Is still solid'y
Democratic, Mr. Bryan polling the Delaware
ii.nnl tare maturities. Maryland r lorlda
about which some doubt was ex
pressed before the election, is prob
:oly Democratic. Delaware is con
.ded to the Republicans. The
w England states have gone for
Taft and have elected Republican
;overnors, but the vote In Rhode Is
land, wiif'e the Democrats made a
r-ong fight, Is very close. In .Massa
eVisetta the Independence party can
didate for sovernor made a gon
showing, though running far behind
the vote of Thomas L. Hlsgen last
Central Ktate for Taft. I
Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, the
great central states, with an aggre
gate of 65 electoral votes, have gone
Republican despite the fight made to
bring them Into the Democratic col
umn. The success of Mr. Taft In
these states was considered vitally
necessary to his election. Governor
Deneen In Illinois was re-elected, but
Governor Harris In Ohio was defeat
ed by Harmon, Democrat, and Con
gressman Watson, Republican, was
defeated for governor by Marshall,
Democrat, In Indiana. Republi
can hopes of carrying Kentucky
proved vain In spits of the victory
of Wilson, Republican, la the guber-
.d.onal chair of the North Star
.-Hate, although his re-election Is not
certain. Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa
and In fact the whole northwest are
IIoum' r.rpul)licnu by HI).
President Taft will be supported
by a Congress that will be Republi
can In both branches, thus lnsur.ug
the passage of a satisfactory revision
of the tariff under Republican aus
pices and without a possibility of fac
tional opposition by the Democrats.
The returns Indicate that in thi
House of iieprosentatlves there will
be 215 Republicans and 176 Demo
crats. Tu.s gives the Republicans
a majority of 39.
The result will be that they are In
a position 'o organize the House by
the election of a Speaker, will con
trol all the committees be may ap
point, and will be able to dictate leg
islation during the two yuars begin
ning on March 4.
The Mit'toml Vote.
The e'ee'oml vole will probably
be as follows:
Connecticut ,. 7
the ttlghteeuth district of this stale.
Returns from the Congressional elec
tions all over the country have been
received which Insure the party that
itas Just elected Tart to the-Presidency
a clean-cut working majority
In the next House.
NKW ENGLAND HKI'lllMCAN
Tuft Hin'ccful In Mnsnachusett and
Other I'.HMtern States.
Boston, Nov. 4. This city, togeth
er with the rest of Massachusetts
has gone Republican, giving Mr. Tafi
16 electoral voles. The plurality of
RemihllcaQ candidate will exceed
Draper for Oovornbr, Republican,
has a plurality of 60,000.
Providence, It. I., Nov. 4. Rhode
Island's four electoral votes will be
r;ist for William H. Taft, whose pop
u in- majority In the state Is approx
liv.afely 3000. The Increased vote
for Mr. Bryan In this city and other
manufacturing centers accounts for
the decrease in the Republican ma
jority In 1904 of 6766. Aram J. I'o
thler. Republican, of W'ounsocket,
has beep elected governor.
New York, Nov. 4. As the result
of yesterday's election Now York
state's 39 electoral votes will be cast
for William H. Taft and James S.
Sherman. Both the Republican Na
tional and state tickets are victori
ous, Charles K. Hughes being re
elected governor. '
Taft baa won by a tremendous plu
rality and Hughes by a good, safe
margin. Taft's plurality may reach
200,000, and ho has done the sur
prising thing of carrying Greater
New York by a small figure. Gov
ernor Hughes' plurality now la esti
mated at 75,000 to 80,000, but It
may be greater. Shearn, the Hearst
candidate for governor, polled be
tween 25,000 and 30,000 In Greater
Taft's great plurality was due al
most wholly to Democratic losses In
New York and Brooklyu. The fig
ures show that Taft's vote upstate
fell oft heavily from that received
by Roosevelt In 1904, but Bryan's
vote In New York and other counties
making up the greater city slumped
heavily from Parker's, and even
from his own vote In 1900.
There was a great disappointment
In the local candidate, of the Social
1st party. It had been looked on as
an assured thing that Morris Hlll
qult would be returned to Congress
as the Socialist party candidate In
the Ninth District, and that J. O.
Phelps Stokes and Robort Hunter
would have more than a fighting
chance of election as assemblymen
for the Eighth and Sixth districts.
The next legislature will be Re
publican In both branches. Insuring
a Republican successor to Senator
Thomas C. Piatt, who will leave the
senate In March. ,
"I noed not say that I am greatly
pleased with the result of the elec
tion," declared Governor Hughes. "I
felt certain that the people would
Indorse the administration of Presi
dent Roosevelt by electing Secretary
Taft, and 1 consider my own re-election
as an approval of the policies
pursued by the state administration
during the past two years."
ItOOKKTELT SEVDS CnEETTWGS
North Carolina .
North Dakota . .
Pennsylvania . .
Rhode Island . .
South Carolina .
South Dakota . .
Portland. Me., Nov. 4. Maine has
returned Its usual large majority (or
the Republican candidate, although
Mr. Taft's vote did not reach the
36,791 majority polled by Mr. Roose
velt In 1104. No state election was
held, as Maine rhose a Republican
governor and Republican congress
men In September.
Concord, N H., Nov. 4. New
Hampshire gave Mr. Taft almost as
large a vote as It did Mr. Roosevelt
four years ago. Henry B. Qulnby,
Republican, has been elected governor.
Congratulate Winning Candidates,
but Makes No Comment,
Washington, Nov. 4. The Presi
dent last night sent the following
dispatch to W. II. Tart:
"I need hardly say how heartily
I congratulate you and the country
He also sent the following dis
patch to Representative Sherman:
"I most heartily congratulate
The President sent the following
to Governor Hughes:
"Accept my heartiest congratula
tion for you and for the state.'
The following was sent to Chair
man Hitchcock: '
"Accept my heartiest congratula-'
tlons upon the great result which you
have done so much to bring about."
The following was sent to Repre
"Accept my hearty congratula
No statement was mads by the
President on the result of the elec
Montpejler, Vt., Nov. 4. Vermont
has gone Repabllcsa by majority
nearly as large as la 1104. Tfcere
was no state electlom.
Hobait GilOllan now caries his left
arm In sling, the bone being broken
near Mis wrist. On Mooday Hobart
sod others were playing and lo some
manner ooe of the boys accidentally
landed against bis arm.wbile his hand
was retting on a goal
ROOSEVELT WORK APPROVED. ,
Taft's R'l'ly to President's Message
Cincinnati, Nov. 4. President '
Roosevelt's telegram elicited the fol
"Thank you for your telegram.
Without any expression from you I
would know how deeply Interested
you bsve been in my success and
bow much you rejoice in it It is
your administration that this victory
"WILLIAM H. TAFT."
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