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The Village Elections

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Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
March
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

At - a hotly contested election in Chelsea bet ween the workingmen's and citizens' tickets, the enfcire citizens' ticket was elected, with the exception of clerk and treasurer. The following w-ere elected : President, Geo. Staffa u ; clerk, Henry Heselschwerdt ; fcreasarer, Johu B. Oole ; trustees-, Heary Twombly, H. H. Avery, James Bachiuau ; assessor, M. J. Noyes, The defeated workingmeh's ticket was as follows: President, Harmon S. Holmes ; assessor James P. Wood ; trustees, Williain J. Kuapp, Archie W. Wilkinson and Frederick Widemeyer. A quiet bnt warni charter election was held in Dexter Monday. There were two tickets in the field, the citizens, which was supported by the nti-saloou league and the republican, which contained some deruocrats on it.' R. O. Copeland was elected president on the citizens' ticket by 6 uiajority receiving 133 votes to 12? for Peter Reider. For assessor B. C. Whittaker, on the citizeus' ticket received tbe largest majority of the day over Alex Daiicer. For clerk and treasurer John W. Barley aud J. A. Keith were elected wirhout opposition. A. Y. Yonst aud Fred Kanska both on the republiean ticket were elected to the council while there veas a tie for the couucil betweeu Chas. Stebbins, running on the repnblicau ticket and Alf. Phelps. There is sorne talk of a recount for this position. There were 261 votes cast at the election. At the Manchester viilage electiou Mouday the eutire citizens' ticket was elected by small majorities as follows: President, A. J. Waters; trastees, A. J. Wurster, E. S. Hagarnau, Howard Claik; clerk, C. E. Lewis; treasurer, J. Fred Schaible; assessor, W Kimble. In Saline only one ticket was in the field hea3ed by George Nissle for president and George Lutz for clerk. It was elected.