The Local Elections. (Ald. John Sweeny) Part 1

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The Local Elections. (Ald. John Sweeny)
ebMMEMliMIiINMOMMR. THE LOCAL ELECTIONS. 'Republican Apathy Permits the Old Gang to Go Back to the Council. Dentoerats Carry the North and West Towns, but Get Worsted ht, the South. A Dark and Chilly Day Emblematic of the ResultThe ReturnsThe right Reviewed. THE RESULT. CONI Pi 1 ON OF TIT E NEW COUNCIL NOT MATEHIALLY CHANGEDTHE TOWN TICKETS. The result of the election for Aldermen and tew it officers yesterday does not materially cliange the political complexion Of the city, Outlet' there were some surprises and some ueloolice-for changes. Practically the Couned will be what it always has been, the same eld gime having secured their own reidection. 't ilorton will be there, and " Demosthenes" end Lawler, the friend of the toiling elong with Colvin on the North Side. The ranks of the Big Four" will thus enesok,n, and a close corporation will be Lent tip. Pat Sanders will continue to look 14iter the interests of the plumbers, while Ott) nor, of the Ninth. will be able to help his tiendF, among the nullifying saloonkeepers. A choice addition to the Council will be the upw member from the First, " Billy" Whelan, the saloonkeeper, who has been chosen to represent the wealthiest ward in the city through the falling out of Mayor Harrison and Mike McDonald. Of the reputable Aldermen reelected the Republicans have Shorey in the Third and Bond in the Eleventh. They will also have Clarke in the Fourth, who ran as an 1 tidependent Republielin, and J. L. Campbell in the Twelfth. The election of MeN urney to succeed NViiite in the Tenth is a gain to the Iletnoorats which is offset with the defeat of Quinn by 'Young in the Fifteenth. Sweeney is reelected in the Seventeenth. no oppesition having been shown, and the late Aid. tieoliegan is succeeded by John T. Noyes, Democrat. The reidection of Dalton in the

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 02 Apr 1884, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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