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Iron County Register (MO)
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Description: Voliva Shorn of Power;
Loss Promotes Merriam

Date: April 27 1911

Newspaper published in: Ironton, MO


Page/Column: Page 7, Column 1

Voliva Shorn of Power
Chicago.—Wilbur Glenn Voliva, overseer or Zion City, the community founded by the late John Alexander Dowie, was shorn of his political power by the election board, when, in a recount of the ballots, it was held that W. H. Clendenin, candidate for mayor, was the only Voliva supporter elected.
Loss Promotes Merriam
Chicago, Ill.—Evidently believing that his recent experience has bettered him for the position, the University of Chicago has made Assistant Professor Charles E. Merriam, defeated candidate for mayor, full professor of political economy.

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