W J McDevitt reappointed to Board of Elections11JAN1914

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W J McDevitt reappointed to Board of Elections11JAN1914 - political" ! GOSSIP ' with received W. a...
political" ! GOSSIP ' with received W. a underwent the went Gulf nut that . their it acd will ways We of we Ky. William J. McDevitt. present member of the Board of Elections, was recom mended to Secretary of State Graves for reappointment at the meeting of the Democratic County Committee in the Grand Hotel yesterday afternoon. Although Although there was little business to transact. transact. 41 of the 47 members of the commit tee were present with Arthur Espy as Chairman and Thos. J. Bloger. Secretary. Previous, to the vote on McDevitt. which was unanimous. Supply A. Butterfield of Collece. Clerk of the Board of Elections was elected Executive from the Twenty- Twenty- sixth Ward to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of M. F. Molloy. The following following resolutions offered by Frank E. Wood. Executive from the Second Ward, were unanimously adopted: Resolved. That the Democratic Execu tive Commute of Hamilton County hereby urges the State Legislature to pass the Mills bill permitting bonds to be Issued In excess of the debt limit for the acquisition acquisition of public utilities, as Water works Bonds can now be issued; and be it further "Resolved. That this committee holds it to.' be a matter of the greatest public interest that, the State Legislature should, at this time, advance the funds with which the State Public Utility Commis sion can make, without delay, a complete physical valuation of the Cincinnati Street Railway property; and be It further "Resolved. That a committee .be appointed appointed to see the Governor a to the urgent necessity of favoring these sug gestions, ip order to help the people in securing securing lower street car fares which other cities have and to which Cincinnati is justly entitled." Before the meeting adjourned rousing speeches were made by S. W. McGrath. Simeon M. Johnson. -Frank -Frank E. Wood and others. All expressed confidence In the success of the Democratic party in state and county next fall. Mr. McDevitt was called in and in a brief speech expressed his thanks for the honor conferred In his re-election re-election re-election s a member of the Board of Elections. Although the election ia many months off. Stanley Mathews has announced him- him- eelfl as a candidate for Common Pleas Judge at the November election. . Stephen W.-McGrath, W.-McGrath, W.-McGrath, former City Purchasing Purchasing Agent, has decided to accept the important position of Supervisor of Income Income Tax' Collections under the. Revenue Collector A. C. Gilligan and his name has been sent to Washington with recommendation recommendation for his appointment. It was with great difficulty that McGrath. who has several .. lucrative offers from . business Arms, was Induced to accept the appoint ment. .His selection will give great satisfaction satisfaction among all classes of people. . , ' .- .- i - . t ; An auction sale of 12 nonportable elec tion booths will take place at Oak and May streets next Wednesday morning at IO o'clock. The sale will be under the supervision of the Board of Elections. Many inquirers about the houses which are suitable tor many purposes have been received and it is thought that the bloo ding will be spirited. , -A -A ; boom for Arthur R, Garford for United States Senator and Judge James B. Swing for Governor has been started by prominent Republicans in the northern part of the state. - During the recent visit of the state leaders to Cincinnati., this suggestion was made as the best way of effecting a peace pact between the Bull Moose and. the G. O. P. Several local leaders stated yesterday that the suggestion suggestion had " been made to them, but that nothing would be done until the get-to- get-to- get-to- get-to- getner meeting in Columbus next month It is claimed that the suggestion origin ated in the camp of Dan R. Hanna, who lately returned to the Republican fold and who will be represented at the Co lumbus meeting. Friends of Senator Bur- Bur- ton stated that he Is willing to withdraw In the interests of oeaceJ and that Oar. ford would be. acceptable to a number of party leaders in the northern part of the state. ' The politicians in this part of the state, however, think that it should have a representative in the Senate. The up- up-

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 11 Jan 1914, Sun,
  3. Page 28

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