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About The times. (Portland, Or.) 191?-19?? | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1912)
CIVIL SERVICE BATTLE TO
EMBRACE ALL JM PLOYEES
You Must Be Your Own Councilman
If you don’t KNOW—vote NOI
Everybody’s worried about that
ballot. If you don’t know—vote That the effort now being made ¡of bettering the personnel of the
to remove the Portland Police De-1 force, is lying.
partment from civil service rules The man who is in favor of
but the first step in the up abolishing rivil servile in any
K. W. Hagood will ‘make good’ is building
The First Chance the People of Portland have ever had to
machine is now branch of the city public service,
as a Multnomah represeuative in generally political
realized by the citizens. is not a good citizen, and the
Pass on a Measure that will give them
the House this winter. He is a Considerable
light upon the mo chances are that he is against
Democratic Legislative nominee, tives behind the initiative mea civil service because he wants to
endorsed by the Progressive party. sure designed to accomplish this get something from the crooked
been shed; and more and powers-that-be after civil service
He fills an editorial position on has
more people are realizing daily is killed.
the Oregon Evening Journal.
that the police department is only Bear this in mind and vote ac
the first branch of public service cordingly.
In The Matter Of
J. II. Nolta, president of the to be attacked.
North Portland Commercial Club, The same men and interests WORD RECOGNIZED
who arc backing the commission
will be a capital man to represent form
of government for Portland
us East Sidcrs and the North Sill ure
AS PROPER MAN
the attempt to de
ers in the Legislature. He is a stroy civil service
in the police
nominee for Representative by department. If they manage to His Unblemished Portland Record
tTe Republicans and endorsed by force the commission form of rule as Officer and Man, Stamp Him
TAKE NOTICE: The Proposed Ordinance Granting A Franchise To The Northwest
upon the people, and manage, at as Most Fit for Office of Sheriff.
the Progressive party. We must the
ern Electric C#npany Will Be Voted On At The
force back to the olden time, It is a notable and significant
“ spoils system,” they will next fact that all the big city dailies—
We should, without fail, send attack
water department, and The Oregonian and The Telegram
that man, L. M. Lepper to the follow the
the onslaugh upon this and The Journal—give their un
Senate. You East Siders, look for with
moves against the' qualified support and endorsement
bis name on the ballot. Make it a fire and similar
of the candidacy of Tom M. Word
Vote At Your Regular Polling Place And
point to ask your friends to vote "Ring Rule’’ departments.
for the office of Sheriff of Multno
for him—we need him. As attor Should the plan Is be Planned.
mah county. 1
ney and secretary of the different as it is now mapped successfuli
It is a testimonial of immense
boosting committees, he has in handful .of men who will rule the value
as to the worth of the man
variably made good.
city under the commission form which will not go unheeded by
of government, will have in their the voter who has an earnest de
hands at all times the fate of sev sire to make his choice aright for
thousand city employees. The this important office.
this will give them Word’s life in Portland during
’rof. A. P. Armstrong, a long can be that
imagined, and it the past nine or ten years has
time resident of Portland, is a will afford an opportunity
(Paid Adv. Northwester* Electric Company)
for the been an open page—white, clean,
candidate for the office of school building up and perfecting
superintendent of Multnomah
a “ plundcrbund” that what the searchlight of criticism has
County. His entire life has been such
las happened in the past in Port been turned upon his every act,
devoted to educational work, in land
will be mere comedy in com whether public or private, with a
which he has been eminently suc parison.
view of finding some blemish that
cessful. Teachers are his friends,
policeman in Portland is might weaken him and destroy the
parents are his friends, children now Every
fighting the Initiative mea esteem in which he is held by the
are his friends. In fact, everybody sure that
It’s because we are en the East Side w here rent is low that we sell for LESS
would remove from him people of this city, irrespective of
is his friend.
The election of Prof. Armstrong
the police in their battle Nothing could be discerned and
is certain, but his vote should be Assisting
good citizens, the today Tom Word is recognized as
large as a deserved compliment to members of the
water depart the candidate of the sober business
a man worthy in all respects. An ment who have already
man and home-loving citizen, who
“ X” between his number and his that their turn is next upon heard
to see county and city af
name on the ballot will mean a lists, and the employees of the desires
in an orderly and
great deal in favor of continuous ocal postoffice. These latter men strictly businesslike
advancement of our general edu are
Vote for A. P. Armstrong for tem, and are merely aiding the 45,000 homes in this city, are exclus
County Superintendent of Schools. police because they want to see ive of apartment houses. All mat
the uniformed men get fair play. ters that affect this home-life
The only difference between this
should have first consideration
Principle at Stake.
FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY. The policemen
and the ones on the West
that they sell for CASH.
John A. Jeffrey, one of the best tion of civil service not so much is best qualified and most likely
believe in credit. Qual
attorneys at the Multnomah for their own sakes, as for reason to maintain and enforce the laws
price for price, you
County bar, is making an active of principle. Portland’s police that go to make for peace and
will find us their equal each and
campaign for district attorney. force is at present composed of quiet?
Mr. Jeffrey has had seventeen
every way. But we extend credit
men mainly, and each of Tom Word has been tried. He
years’ experience in criminal young
no extra charge—a mighty
practice and is in every way seeing the force, as a body, re and businesslike administration—
factor in our favor and a great
•lualified to fdl the position. He spected and honored. They wish enforcing the laws, but avoiding
big help to you.
says he stands for impartial en to see the uniform regarded on turmoil and strife. With Tom
forcemeats of the law. His every hand as a mark of effi Word in office, every citizen will
friends say he has the legal learn ciency and devotion to duty, and know what to expect.
ing that will reflect credit upon
want Portland to have the
Look at Our Fall Clothes
the ofliee. There will be no hired they
best police force of any city in
substitute if John A. Jeffrey fills the
They know that
for Men and Women!
the office. A vote for him is a they Northwest.
vote for an intelligent, clean, up- force, and they do not of want
sec their ranks flooded with the
The assortment is large enough
political henchmen of some poli-
and varied enough to suit the
HOW BULL MOOSE
most critical and prices in every
GOT INTO POLITICS The men work faithfully and
instance are moderate.
hard, do their best to obey the
During the Republican conven ules set down for them, and
Use your credit here—it’s good,
tion when the contest was at its strive for advancement each time
examination is announced.
hottest, Colonel Roosevelt issued a They
arrange to remit for your
that civil service
statement in which he said he was not only know
at the very convenient
is an incentive to better
“ fighting like a bull moose.”
Alert newspaper men pounced know, also, that it protects them
upon this term, and when the new from the unjust and personal at
party was launched, promptly tacks
of petty influence.
christened it the “ Bull Moose” They of people
know that civil service
makes for justice to all con
and that it assures the
T he E ast Side’s
FREE PUBLIC MARKET
on the part of
C orner G rand
R eliable C redit
BONDS SHOULD CARRY. the public efficiency
A venue and
servants. They have
E ast S tark St.
(Continued from l’ago 1.)
quirements being made more
but they are seriously
sustaining as to up keep, and Mr. strict;
Laborer, you will get fresher and opposed to its abolishment.
Republican Candiate for
better food stuffs and vegetables Vicious Group Seeks Power.
BIG RAT JUMPS
NEW ELECTRIC CO. 5-YEAR OLD GIRL
and at a largely reduced price,
and you will have a few dollars little, selfish and unprincipled Judge Tazwell’s record in the
OUT OF HIS SKIN SHOW GOOD FAITH
DIVES FOR BOY
to spend for luxuries like giving clique of politicians of the old. Municipal Court is sueh as to
it to the street ear trust in attend grafting school. They care only commend him to all right-think One-Eyed Rodent Gives Terrific Northwestern Electric
e m i r e win-
ing the concerts in the new public for their own plans and schemes, ing men. He has stamped him Pull When Caught by Tail and R Shows
Willingness . to C“mPar!y
D Little from
- Girl __
, by ~ Baby
auditorium when we get it built and view the city and the pub self a progressive of the first type Gets Away.
next year on the Central East Side lic treasury as their ordained by brushing aside the cobwebs Glenolden, Pa.—Robert Logan, To «bow its good faith, the Heroiam.
ill the ideal site and location we hunting grounds. They would of judicial procedure and putting a clerk in Brook’s general store Northwestern Electric Company x r
turn all the city departments into the standing of that, court on a
a monster one-eyed rat on Tuesday filed at the city hall. a ! -Noany> Conn.—When her three-
All this is worth while, Mr. an army of intimidation and op higher plane than it has ever in h#re the saw stable
bond in the sum of $100,000, guar- -vear-°ld brother fell from the
Laborer. Mr. Small Homeowner, pression, and of the police force been before. He has shown com Knowing which
eye was blind, anteeing that the company will ¡ "’barf at the state lobster hatch-
Mr. Well-to-do Citizen and Mr. they would make a flying squad mon sense in handling the multi he slipped around to
side of eomply in every detail with the'tT-"' !j*° deeP water. Sarah Mc-
Millionaire. Money is not every ron of offense and tribute. Posi tude of cases that have come be the rodent, tiptoed up that
with terms of the 25-year franchise re-' ona d' d' e years old, did not
thing. Life’s civic and social cul
fore him. Some of the candidates
making a noise, reached over eentl.v granted bvthe city council s£ream- but, plunging after the
ture along healthful and ideal reward of political service, effi for this office have resided hero out
grabbed it firmly by the tail. Although the franchise' has been ! ^hlld’ cauSht h¡s clothing and held
lines- good music good lectures, ciency would he the last thing only a short time and we know and
accomplished what was referred to the voters of the city i h l s . h e a d a b o v e w a t e r until helP
but little about them. Tazwell is
an intellectual and musical feast
and its fate will not be finally de- ¡ ar™ed. children, exhausted,
occasionally, is a better IDEAL to to the mandates of the higher- a learned lawyer and has made considered the impossible.
until Saturday next, the i lifted into a boat. The little were
work to and really makes life ups. would be the warrant for a good judge. He has lived here While he was considering what cided
are apparently is a good swimmer, but she was
nearly 24 years. In public and lative effort, gave one terrific pull, unafraid of officials
Vote for the Public Market the police are urging all good cit private life his record is clean,
barely able to keep her brother
ing of such an expensive bond in from
izens to vote 127 “ No” on elec lie is familiar with the needs of leaving the entire skin of its tail, dicates.
bonds and ltd's try it '
going under. Several child
the people of this community and his hand, disappearing the next Under the conditions of the bond ren who
had been playing with
L. M. Lepper. the well known The man who says that civil the laws which they have enacted.
attorney and East Side booster, is service is a detriment to efficient A vote for him means the enforce moment with a squeak into its provision in the franchise, which baby fell in. terrified when the
of the right sort of legislators to public service is not telling the ment and proper interpretation of hole.
compels the corporation to expend'
send to Salem, lie is a candidate truth. The man who declares the those laws. You take no chance
at least $.350.000 inside the city “ American Beauty” corsets,
for State Senator on the 1‘togres present attempt to remove civil when Ton vote for him for Circuit The first Thanksgiving Day limits
on its plants and properties $1.50 value, at Markell’s Satur
was celebrated by the Pilgrims
sive Ticket. Boost a little for service regulations from the po Judge. Dept. No. 4
within two years.
at Plymouth in 1621.
lice force is for the sole reason
day, 9S cents. See their ad
ELECTRIC LIGHT HEAT AND POWER
Special Charter Election Next Saturday, Nov. 2.
V O T E 140 X YES
It means D ollars For You And Your Children.
YOU GET REAL CLOTHING VALUE
at this STORE
One Dollar a Week
Pacific Outfiting Co.