125 years ago today - Nov 5, 1895

[Apostle Francis M. Lyman]

Election Day ... I deposited my straight Republican ticket. ... Before retiring I learned that the State ticket Republicans had won by about 30 votes. 167 voted for Statehood and 43 against it, total 200. That is a light vote for Tooele. Democrats are dejected.

[Excerpts of Apostle Francis M. Lyman Diaries, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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