Indianapolis Star, The (Newspaper) - November 7, 1917, Indianapolis, Indiana FINAL EXTRA THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR THE HOME PAPER OF A CITY OF NAL VOL. 15. NO. 155. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 7, 1917. Suffrage Wins in State; Ohio Wet and Dry Fight Is Close Complete Republican City Ticket Beats Opponents by Big Plu ra lity People's Choice for Mayor HYLAN DEFEATS MITCHEL BY ALMOST ENTIRE DEMOCRATIC TICKET SWEPT INTO IN Tammany Hall's date Issues Statement Deploring Injection of Issue Into JONS no NEW Nov. P. a county Judge of Kings was elected mayor of New York today by a almost He carried with him the entire Democratic city in- Charles L. Craig con- Alfred E. now sherifi of New York for president of the board of aldermen and Swann for district The indications are that the crats will have a majority i in the board of estimate which controls the city Mayor John P. who sought re- election a Fusion although not formally nominated bv any was a poor second is the With only seventy-two districts missing out of his vote was compared with for malting Hylan's plurality Bennett Runs Morris the Socialist about whom rallied most of the radical elements in the city and all those who an immediate negotiated stood third with and William M. who unexpectedly won the Re- publican primary nomination from was fourth with lead over was From the returns were re- from the first 100 districts the result never was in It was dent Hylan had scored an overwhelming victory and again brought control of the city administration into the hands of Tammany Most of the newspapers which had ported and that included all in the city except those owned by William R. conceded Hylan's election be- fore 7 was the first of the unsuccessful candidates to admit his The Republican county tee announced at that Hylan un- doubtedly had been Hylan Issues Hylan's first act after feeing Bured of his election to make this Women Gain Steadily on Later Vote NEW Nov. from election districts out of in the state on suffrage Returns from election dis- out of in the state for attorney general Lewis Block Nov. turns from precincts put of in Ohio on suffrage 217.668; HEAVY VOTE IS CAST IN MANY CITIES Muncie and Bosse at Elect Mayors at wood and Gas HUNTER BEATS GOSSOM NEW NovT possibility Under ideal weather conditions thousands of voters turned out in all Indiana ciSes yesterday to vote for their respective of courseT put on the big showy but the interest here was no less than at Terre Fort South Columbus and the smaller Socialists at elected John G. Lewis and at Gas City members elected Prank Dr. W. W. was elected mayor of Mayor was that for had become a reality in the Empire State was the out- standing feature of today's state election on the basis of returns received up to 11 c I t that hour 2.205 election i elected mayor at the following was mayor over Maurice C. For against 210 382 The Socialist nominee P. These showed an average j H. polled votes in plurality of eight votes for suffrage in ot the districts K nf proportion should be maintained by the i Close Race at South districts woman suffrage j The race at is neck and by a plurality of more but the Republicans are claiming that Dr. Prank Carson has been chosen the vote pf New York was mayor by fifty-eight votes unofficial for the As only Democratic nominee is Rudolph 380 out of the election the Greater City had been heard Terre Haute returns from thirty out it was impossible definitely to OI fifty-five precincts on the mayoralty the These districts gave ticket give and for suffrage and Democrats swept everything at Probably Mayor Benjamin Bosse was re- The election of Merton E. Re- i elected by a plurality of He carried publican candidate for attorney city and seemed assured on the basis of the re- total vote cast was The election turns from in all was only arrest being sections of fhe which showed that Mr. Lewis had polled com- pared with for his Democratic op- Devon P. and for Republicans Take Republicans at Crawfordsville and result lor ple have and in no uncertain Democracy has once more been re- stored to The people and not the will rule for the next four I am indeed grateful for the confidence thus reposed in me by the zens of the city of New is a complete justification have made 4or- efficiency and economy in the public That was the sole issue upon which the election was want to make it plain to the world that there was no issue of Americanism or loyalty so far as I am con- be I am 3.3 good an American as any as loyal to my as loyal to my country and as and determined In support of every act of the government in this war as any ask the editors of the newspapers in this city and in other cities to give CONTINUED ON PAGE 3, COLUMN A. Slight Lead for Weh on Late Count ths larger cities of the state were heard from the slight majority the drys had early In the evening began dle and the prohibition election developed Into what appeared to be the closest race In Both sides are claiming the At 1 o'clock this morning the vote took a slight jump and with precincts out of they had a of the vote being foe prohibition and against S. John the oY Lebanon elected their Dumont Lewis's average plurality Kennedy was chosen mayor at each district was and if this fordsville and P. O. Lauer at ratio should continue until all returns are It was the first time in sixteen years the Lewis plurality would approximate that Republicans swept strength developed Official returns from Muncie show York with all but 1 that Mayor Rollin H. 107) districts the vote was re-elected mayor by a plurality of over Charles O. returns received up to 11 p. in of the At that the count in Assembly vote just been begun In York any 1917 lineup of forty-nine and two Socialists would have to be made In this Reports from the cities of the state holding municipal elections showed that twenty-two had chosen twelve had elected with eight still to be heard lius F. president of the State Conference of a was elected to a fourth term aa mayor of LOUISVILLE RACE WON BY 0, The Council also is was elected mayor of The Democrats also have a majority of the MUNCIE STAYS Mayor Bunch Is Re-Elected Over C. O. Graf Nov. H. was re-elected here by an official plurality of The entire Democratic ticket was elected excepting that two Republican men out of were The largest poll in the history of the city was Mayor Bunch ran well ahead of his The election passed off very only one arrest being Thomas a was arrested on a charge of attempting to vote He was held in jail in default of Mayor backed by the entire eral element of the city and the old-line Democratic had a ful working organization at the took an active part in but they were absent from about the CHARLES WEBSTER PATROL SUNK WITH One Officer and 20 Enlisted Men Relieved ican War Vessel Nov. the first time In ten years the Republican party has elected a mayor of Complete unofficial returns show George W. Charles H. Smith carried the entire Republican city and county ticket with All the concede the election of NEW JERSEY BENJAMIN BOSSE Mayor of Evansville Has Plurality of in was re- Nov. American boat Alcedo was and sunk by a German submarine In the war zone early Monday morning and one cer and twenty enlisted men are The a converted carried a crew of seven officers and eighty-five Navy Department announced the disaster tonight In this Navy Department has been ad- vised by Vice Admiral Sims that at JEWETT ACCEPTS VICTORY CALMLY Spirit at Various Headquarters Ranges From Highest asm to Deepest MILLER FAR EXTRA COUNCIL POSTS WON BY HOME RULERS Asbury and Pettijohn Expected to Land for School Commissioners VICTOR GIVEN OVATION With Charles W. Jewett at their head Republicans swept Indianapolis in the city election tering li plurality of approximately over Samuel Lewis Home who ran and nearly over Diet the Democratic who ran a poor Unofficial totals on the heads of the three leading tickets show the Jewett Shank Miller including a city a city clerk and six councilmen by ranging slightly lower than those for the head of the Dr. Sunmer A. a dropped behind his colleagues on the council ticket by more than according to Incomplete The position of the Home with the second highest vote gives them the three minority seats in the City but a complete count will be necessary to determine which three candidates will cupy these leaders of the Home Hule ticket on the available returns are Dr. O. B. Joseph Asbury and Incomplete returns on tne school com- race show that Mrs. Julia Belle Clarence Crippin and Charles L. Barry are leading for the three places in the beginning Jan. 1, with Charles W. Hayes running less than 100 votes behind W. D. Allison apparently is assured of election as dne of the two commissioners for the second term beginning in 1920, with Brandt C. Downey and Gadd only forty-eight votes apart for the other place and ten precincts still to hear Mr. Jewett Says Nov. Benjamin elected today by a plurality of and a converted was torpedoed majority of 640. The vote Bosse and sunk by a German submarine In the One officer and twenty men precinct in the The one and that was carried by utes after being Several vessels plurality four were searching for possible survivors at the time the report was The cedo carried a crew of seven officers and Nov. 5, the American patrol boat was a great I can't tell you how gratified I am. The result of the election Is a splendid for Indianapolis clean politics and good I the confidence of the people of Jewett's ment was made to a crowd In hla where he carried around on men's N. Nov. was 78 indications were that a Republican The Democratic ticket was ate and House have been but by elected figures approximating those of Essex County electing a Democratic The election was quiet and sembly it will be impossible to only one arrest In with the polling pass a local option this cal option was the chief issue In was that of a Republican Tile who was released on In Indianapolis Today State Daughters of American 7.30 p. State V. W. C. A. War all W. C. A. Bloomfield Woman Elected County's Nov. sle a popular young business an was elected treasurer and clerk of this being the first woman The spirit displayed at various party headquarters after the result of the city election became apparent last night ranged from the greatest enthusiasm at Republican headquarters and calm of defeat among Home Rulo party workers to gloom In the ranks of the men who worked for the election of Dick Democratic aspirant to the Charles W the accepted victory calmly Take Office Jan. 7. The newly fleeted officials take ot- lico Jan. Jewell will as mayor on thirty-fourth Enthusiasm broke all bounds at lican headquarters as the early totals came tolling In with their showing of a great preponderance of Jewett votes in Republicans were looking for the bulk of their support Mr. who was receiving returns In one of the at was dragged out and elevated on the ders of wildly cheering He made a speech of woken punctuated with new outbursts of joy and wilder claims of Ralph A. Republican city issued following statement on his party's fight for good government has triumphed In the city of All good citizens may rest assured that Mr. Jewett's four In office will make for the betterment and progress of our great I am highly gratified with the appreciate that It has only been through the support of our good zens that made Unique In It was an election like none other in tha experience of the oldest politicians In In- Between the Democrats and the Homo party lines were tered and ail standards of forecasting tha outcome went Here are tho outstanding facts of the election revealed by the first survey of re- turns from every part of the had an organization that Unofficial Totals precincts in 141.) Jewett Shank Miller CITY Hutsell Wulfson Sexton CITY Pritchard Dalton Cox Republicans elected and ably three Home Role men indicated by Peake WUlson W. T. Brown Miller Schmidt Connor Furniss Harmon Gavin J. P. Brown Backley Espey SCHOOL term beginning Jan. to be McBride Hall Mrs. Hodges Mrs. Carson Bacon term Jan. 1, 1920. Two to be Allison For the term beginning this week and ending Dec. 31, 1019, Herbert W. Foltz was almost every The In the North Side wards came out In Instances in absolute agreement with the pre-election estimates of com- The Alcedo Is the first American war vessel to go down In the Ths male registration in the city was on patrol was while the but made port with the loss of only one No details quietly thanked his enthusiastic of the engagement were given In the brief iowers for their Samuel Lewis the Home Rule candidate for his Ac Dick Millar Lieut. John T. REPUBLICAN TICKET Fort Wayne Socialists Heavy FORT Ind Nov. father Bishop Stewart of man was elected Ala. E. R. mother honored of i mayor of Port today over Maurice A. G. I. James The Republicans elected CONTINUED ON PAGE 9, COLUMN 1.'CONTINUED ON PAGE 3, COLUMN 6. to ingly said until next his crestfallen aids An air of confidence pervaded the Re- publican city headquarters In the CONTINUED ON PAGE 10, COLUMN 4. Vf Veteran politicians combined their wisdom with the enthusiasm and capacity for sustained service of the younger element in the At the polla these workers ated They were grouped In solid phalanxes even in the I precincts where Republicans in other flections had not the ghost of a Every detail was efficiently In contrast with the clocklike ity of thc thc listless and at times almost pathetic attitude of 1 workers In parts of tho city the polls lacked their complement of j Democratic officials until after tho polling were opened Seldom did the Democrats the Republicans in number of poll workers and The results of the election verify the advance estimates of tha Republicans la the conservative of that party The Fifth and Sixth showed that the Jewett tion knew almost to a man what vote it could count on from the colored The surprising feature of tho returns from these wards is that Shank feil far below what he had and what disinterested observers had been Inclined to grant him because of his with the negro Predictions In another vital essential the an predictions were On tha South Side Shank revealed practically tha measure of strength that tha Jewatt ON PAGE 3, COLUMN 1.