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About Mt. Scott herald. (Lents, Multnomah Co., Or.) 1914-1923 | View Entire Issue (May 31, 1917)
Refuse to be Shown
the continued smooth running of the pretty solidly behind Davis now that an immense burden on the counties measures before them and many
present wheels. He is the young the courts have ruled the former out at once, which will have to be paid gixxi measures in ths past have been
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est of all the mayoralty candidates, of the race. It is rumored that if by the taxpayer, so that the state lost by the heedless negative vote
of our own race |n other
of those who would have been In
have to spend why not take half although even then he is not as there are any obnoxious ordinances ment that the auto tax will pay favor of them had they made a lands.
as Roosevelt was when he before the commission Dr. Davis the entire cost is only partially true,
that income beyond a luxurious young
The Swedes have secured an sf.
first became President. He is being will be fully competent to "draw ' The main cause for alarm lies in study of the question. The only
living? No family would be in backed very actively by many of their teeth.” He has been both a the parentage of the bill, it being safe rule is "When In doubt, don't fectlve ballot in local and general
government; and with It is combined
jured. nor required to make any the moral reform forces of the city, councilman and a legislator. DIECK undoubtedly drawn, fostered and vote on a measure either way.’
the rule of the beat; the absence of
real sacrifice, if half over $5.000 and is a leader among the young is sitting tight at his job and not reared by the paving companies ap-
party rancor; the conservative und
A bonus given to a steamship the
a year was given to the country. people of the Methodist Episcopal saying much, believing that the peo- patently that they could reap a
liberal, the aristocrat and ths
comjMtny is no way to secure radical socialist sit down at peace
Many a family will sutler real Church. He has made an efficient pie appreciate his work in the past
secretary and has made good stead four years. It is generally admitted expire. In spite of all these draw
privations because the oldest boy ily and consistently during his past that he has been an excellent offi- backs we believe the bill will pass, navigation or shipping for Port to discuss what is Iwst for the com-
is taken for the maw of war.
life. The chief objection that is be cial, with tremendous working pow- as a testimony to the desire for good land.
It is throwing gtxxl money af The Australians have tackled ths
ing raised against him is that he is era, a man of brains, energy and roads if nothing more, and it is to
THE POLITICAL Ol TI.OOK not big enough for the job. We can initiative. There is a lively pro ba l>e hoped that the lack of unanimity ter bad. and the taxpayers’ qurstion of land monopoly, and xs-
(cured resulting relief that we would
This l>eing the last issue of remember when the "great" Ore-. bility that he will be retained. The and a large vote may make the money.
The Herald prior to election, gonian said that of the man who chief ground for complaint against state highway commission particular The ship subsidy plan is folly do well to study.
The question of an effective ballot
which occurs next Monday, was probably the greatest Governor him is that he appears to be tied ly scrupulous nnd cautious in the and out of date.
is a leading one In Australia, They
Oregon ever knew—ex-Governor Os hand and foot to the paving trusts, spending of public funds. We con-
June 4. its columns are largely wald West. WHEELER is the dark and it is claimed that he is so eco , fess we don't feel particularly happy
The remedy for idle wharves have found out that mere party vot
devoted to political subjects. horse of the bunch, and is likely to nomical that he doesn't accomplish over the prospect!
is publicly owned river and ocean ing is not sufficient to secure an ef.
Perhaps the moat popular Port steamers with good roads reach fictive ballot. Tasmania has mads
Believing that our first duty tally to himself a host of the voters much. GARRETT is making a clean
to our readers is to l>e an im who are not satisfied with any of campaign and seems to be well re land measure is the TWO PLA ing to the landing places, and some wonderful deconstrations in
line of democratic development.
partial and efficient news dis the other candidates, simply on a spected. It is felt in many places TOON bill, popular on account of working in connection with ab this
So has South Africa. New Zealand
sort of a blind chance. He seems j that he is hardly experienced enough. its prominence. The opponents and
seminator The Herald has con to be a conservative, successful bus ‘ in that he has only held subordi- 1 proponents both seem equally sin solutely free public markets.
has already amended her organic law
sistently endeavored to avoid iness man, and is making a steady, I nate positions, but as an employe at cere, and to hear either side first
A ship subsidy would be taken so as to start to tread this path that
taking sides on any controver energetic, dignified campaign. It is the present time of the public works : one is impressed with the thought by a few men and the railroads
rural ' townahips of western
sial subjects unless some dis generally felt that the real race lies department of the city he is un that there can only be one side— would have to bid a little higher The
J Canada, anil most of the cities in her
tinct moral issue was involved. between Baker and Daly, with some doubtedly familiar with many of the j until the other side is heard! The to get rid of the opposition.
westernmost provinces have found
of these other candidates possibly details necessary. He is not con chief argument for it is the hu-
In discussing the various can in the field for the purpose of draw sidered as being seriously in the. manitarian side, which appeals very
out how to discourage land monopoly
WeMern Oregon Corn Show.
didates and measures in this ing votes from one of them in order race, but may very likely be a "fu- I strongly indeed, The chief objection
and speculation to a considerable ex.
issue it will therefore be noted that the other might have an ad ture." KELLAHER is a good cam is the fear that Portland's excellent A Western < 'regon Corn Nhow will Iw tent; how to encourage the farmer
that in most cases no recom vantage. However, with the voters paigner of the old school and were1 record from a fire prevention stand held in Eugene on December II, 12,and and the land user a great deal; how
to give financial aid to agricultural
mendation is made. We have, first, second and third choices the it not for the preferential system of | point may be entirely ruined. Fig 13, 1B17.
result is problematical, and it is voting which practically forces a ures are quoted to prove both aides,
To stimulate interest in this work workers and home builders. We are
however, purposely omitted practically certain that no one will man to be satisfactory to the aver-. and the facts are that the system cash prises to the amount of Four Hun learning slowly and unwillingly from
mention of issues which to us have enough first choice votes to age voter, he might come near elec- has not been long enough in use to dred l*ollareare to he paid, three prises them. North Dakota, a neighbor to
seem more or less unimportant, elect, and the wise candidate is tion. It is inconceivable, however, prove anything with mathematical to lw given for each division, bottom, Saskatchewan and to Manitoba, has
or upon which we have not had quietly hustling for second and third that a man of Mr. Kelleher's stamp accuracy. From a purely selfish prairie and lull land to form ths three started to follow them along the line
sufficient information to form choices. The result may be that would be satisfactory to a majority local standpoint it would seem as classes tor which let, 2nd and .3rd prises of exempting from taxation the im
some of the quieter and more con of the thinking citizens of Portland, though the appropriation of a large will lie given Yellow l>ent ami While provements and the machinery ■nd
an opinion as to their merits. servative
candidates may beat the He is one of the candidates who did sum of money for thia system would l*ent varieties of corn will receive live stock of the farmers. In Ore-
The same applies to candidates, two spectacular headliners.
not see the necessity of consulting inevitably delay the opening of a special prises. Prises will also l>e given gon such subjects bring rage and
those who are manifestly unfit,
the people of the Mt. Scott district paid department here, The vote will for the lost ten ears of any other class. passion to the faces of many tax-
A boys' contest will also lw held in I ridden farmers, who draw their in
Of the 18 candidates for the two seriously as to his candidacy. They ' probably be close and we're inclined
and those who have not
which all boys under lH years of age spiration from plutocratic papers,
thought it worth while to pre
may compete A full Het of prises will carefully edited |n order to keep
13 seem to be more or less actively manner,
is making an ac- whichever way it goes.
sent their claims to the Mt. in the race. Laurgaard has been tive and KUBILI
aggressive campaign and
We have no hesitation in recom lie published later.
them from knowing the truth.
Scott voters have been omitted disqualified, it seems impossible to 1 has been identified with active pol- mending the passage of the |.3,00n,- The primary object for holding this The United States is going stead
from mention. We submit the get information about Mrs. Beyer I itics for many years. Very active (MX) FOR DOCKS, as we believe show is to stimulate the growing of ily into equal suffrage for women,
following condensed outline in and w- E. Smith, the Socialists, in the legislature on behalf of the Portland will never make much corn in Western Oregon, the import i but its citizens long refused to learn
as impartial a spirit as our hu-
b? common consent the names ( anti-picketing bill, which was how• headway until she is thoroughly I ance of which is very greatly increased . what New Zealand and other coun-
of Jobelmann and Amidon are ig . ever smothered in the senate. Was equipped to go after business and because of the food shortage and the tries had demonstrated that women
man fallibility will permit and ( nored. - Of
- the 1.3 remaining, Barbur,
on Mayor Rushlight's executive com- handle it ■t least as well as com- necessity of the United Htates doing used as much sense on the whole in
trust that it may be of some ------------
Brewster, , Caldwell, Dieck, Kubili mittee. Seems to be active for Port- petitor ports.
everything |xwelble tq relieve lhiseb*>rt- ! voting, as did men.
benefit to our readers. \J’e and Mann seem to be in the lead, land's advancement. One of the lead- Nor do we hesitate in recommend age.
The ancient Aztecs of Mexico and
frankly acknowledge assistance with Davie, Mason and McQuinn not ing candidates in all probability. ing the passage of the TELE It is said that meat and fats are ■ , Peru knew that use is the only just
much more serious factor than bread
of the remarkable summaries far behind, and Church, Kellaher MANN, like Kubili, is a printer, also PHONE INTERCHANGE BILL. Corn is the greatest meat producing I title to land. And through all the
and Richards bringing up the rear a member of the last legislature and The Pacific Telephone has been so
centuries of barbaric rule by the
issued by the Oregon Voter, of
the procession. This show-ing is their names are coupled together a unsufferingly insolent and high article we have, therefore the planting savages of Spain and their descend-
probably the most complete in largely on the campaigns which good deal, both by their friends and handed in holding up her patrons and growing of those varieties of corn anta they have held to that view,
formation ever published.
they are waging; the result is whol enemies. Mann is one of the most that it has long merited a rebuke, best suited to our soil and climate We are not yet ready to admit that
problematical, and it is still any successful printers—from a finan an opportunity which this bill af should lw encouraged in every jswaible their blasted civilization had any
J. S. F.
body's race. As with the mayoralty cial standpoint—in Portland, as he fords. Even if it does materially
Candidate» for Mayor.
thing to teach us.
has large returns from a compara reduce rates, as it certainly should
Out of the seven candidates it
BARBUR un tively small plant.
It is urged do, it will place both companies on
should not be difficult for Portland alphabetical order.
to secure a very efficient mayor, doubtedly has given great satisfac against him that he is a little too an equality so that those of us who
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His steady, anxious to pull political strings for have to keep both phones can drop ,
there are many good men among tion as city auditor.
j always kicking about the fire de-
the Socialist, are unknown as he great care in details have won for business and is not unselfishly active through the Home phone, which partment, and If a company had 12
He company has always been more i men they would ask for 14, as ad-
does not appear to be making a ^im an enviable reputation, It is in
Geo. L. Carr, of 62nd Ave , returned
I ditional fire protection makes dol
Rushlight is so well felt by many that he would lose this stands solidly with the moral forces courteous and considerate of its
from a trip into Eastern Ore
known that he stands no chance of reputation in the larger and more of the city. MASON is a candidate patrons, and is a Portland concern. lars for them. There are at present gon, having been absent about ten
election. Of the other five, any one varied and strenuous life of a city who is doing a little quiet campaign It will bring about keen competition
of Omaha, Seattle and Ix>s Angeles, days.
__ __ a good
of them would make
mayor. commissioner. According to present ing in this district, where he is between the companies, each aiming
While Mr. Carr's trip was of a busi
who claim that the Two Platoon
They all have t their
„ and ndications he will not be very high known and has relatives. He has to give the patrons the beat service,
ness character several things wen-
weak points, and it is impossible to UP on^ tbe list, BREWSTER was been so consistently ignored by other a condition of affairs that apparent
In Omaha since it has been adopted brought to Ids attention which arc in
predict who will be the winner, or very favorably known during his agencies that it is probable that he ly has been undreamed of in the
teresting and while not highly credit
rates have decreased 25
as commissioner, has no chance of election. As far as past.
is even strongly in the lead, Tak- previous term
to the great State of Oregon it
There are two proposed CHAR per cent, and in Seattle the Fire points the way for missionary effort
ing them in alphabetical order, There was much genuine sorrow and can be learned by a chance meeting
Bureau under the Two
Mr. with him and the reading of his TER MEASURES before the people,
BAKER is immensely popular with considerable
1 Platoon System Is at least as sue- Mr. Carr states that he saw some peo
ple while on this trip who had never
cessful ax the one now running in
He belongs to , tion, and undoubtedly his friends and one who would honestly and form of government and substitute
ities as a mixer.
seen a railroad or a Bible and had never
pretty nearly everything in the way will work very hard for his election. steadily work for the public good. therefor a representative form such Portland. lx»s Angeles and Omaha heard of Jesus Christ It is certainly
also have a less fire loss per capita
of fraternal and business organiza He has not seen fit to do much McQUINN is bne of the older can-1 as Portland had prior to four years
time for the churches of Oregon to get
we have here in Portland. Cap busy.
didates, bringing .35 years' experi-1
tions that are to be found. He is
tain Grenfell claimed that the fire
admired, even by his foes, for his trict, probably underestimating its ence as a civil engineer. Has been as the Amidon charter, is actively
of Portland could add a
ability to put things across, but he importance. CALDWELL, formerly surveyor of Multnomah County, and I backed and fostered by several rep
at Lents without af
is distrusted by many for those same
I h a candidate for the office of City
fecting the efficiency of the other
qualities on account of the interests paigning largely against the paving Rainier. States that he believes in The matter is squarely up to the
st the election to lie lield
doing that well with one dollar i Portland voters to declare whether
he formerly upheld. DALY, in his
expense, if they wanted to.
He on June 4th next, ami respectfully
way, has a record for putting things
across, but he has made the mis streets and roads at a very much dollars after a fashion. As far as government, as in force for the last claimed that there wax apparatus solicits your vote ami sup|H>rt.
take. from a policy standpoint, of lower figure if the city commission we can learn he is not making a I four years, has been better than the at Engines 13 and 17 which were
He Lax had many years experience in
being less approachable than Baker. takes the matter in hand properly. very active campaign, and is not ' old style or not; whether Portland there more for a big show than any construction work of many kinds, es
He told a delegation from Lents that He favors the two platoon plan but considered among the first few. has had less graft or more in the thing else, two machines being kept
’ to do the work which one wax de- ' pecially such ax required by cities; he
they were already getting more than with the addition of only a few men RICHARDS is the only bachelor in conduct of her city affairs, and
they were entitled to in return for and the proper systematizing of the the outfit, and so far as we know whether the taxpayers have received signed to handle. He claimed that Iwlieves in the employment of home
their taxes since they entered the department, which he claims is in has never done anything to draw less or more value in public improve there were extra men kept to drive . lalxir and home materials, and pay rolls
city, particularly in water mains poor shape. It is claimed of him much attention to himself. He does ments and material advancement for the battalion chiefs around who which tiermit people to live rightly and
and electric lights, and that he in that he fought for the full rights of not appear to be making much of a the amount of taxes spent. If we could easily be spared to man the ' educate their children.
I Lents company.
He ridiculed the
tended to do less for this district civil service employees regardless of campaign, as the Mt. Scott district were asked for a prediction we
rather than more in the future. Has efficiency of the department or the is entirely ignored. He has been a would venture the guess that both idea of the Two Platoon System de I
done some very big : things and some rights of the public. At all events! clerk in the sheriff’s office, in the proposed new charters will be de creasing the morale or efficiency of
mighty small ones as commissioner, he seems to have been energetic j Washington legislature, and a dele- feated and the commission form re the men, saying that if it were
Stands consistently for the interests enough to have “stirred up the ani- j gate to the Republican national con tained. This is all the more likely necessary to work a man 24 hours, I
because there are two new forms and keep him under their thumb1
JOSSELYN is rnals” considerably. Is running pret- vention.
of union labor,
A special meeting of the Lents to divide the opponents of the com for that length of time, such men
rather a puzzler, Formerly presi- I ty strong and will undoubtediy be
dent of the P. R. L. & P. Co., and ! well up in the list, CHURCH is the Improvement Club has been called mission form and puzzle the voters were not worth having and had bet I
ter be taken out and shot or sent 1
perhaps their most successful one, oldest candidate in the bunch, com- for Saturday evening, June 2, in the generally.
he now stand.- on a platform com- ing to Portland first in 1881, He Lents school house, for the purpose' The TRADE CONSPIRACY OR to the penitentiary ax incorrigiblex. I
mitted to the jitneys and other goes after the scalps of the P. R. L. of meeting some of these candidates DINANCE is a direct attempt to At the present time firemen are do
democratic institutions, One is puz- & P. Co. and the Pacific Telephone face to face. They have all been prevent the boycotting or picketing ing extra police duty at night on the
zled to know whether this stand is ! Co. in great shape. He does not invited, and most of them have of stores and other places of busi docks along with the regular police
due to some past differences with j appear to have a phone; presume his stated their intention to be present. ness which are believed to be unfair men, and when they get through
the company (of which we have no righteous indignation passed that Every voter should avail themselves to labor. Its framers claim that their shift the firemen go back to
knowledge), whether it is merely to point sometime ago. He claims $1 of every possible opportunity to fit the prosperity of Portland is being their stations to work, and the po '
catch votes and appeal to the voters , a month for a residence and 31 .50 them to intelligently exercise the materially hurt, and every home liceman goes home.
with whom it was hardly to be ex j for an office phone is ample. Every great privilege of thé franchise, The owner and business man indirectly
If y in are one of the many who raise
pected that he would be particularly one of us who during these hard meeting will be at«8 p. m.
damaged by prevailing practices. Its
beans this year, watch your chance
solid, or whether it is taken from times has had his phone “temporar
opponents claim that without this
The $6,(»00,000 ROAD BOND issue privilege of protesting against low i when they are ripe and get them under
a real conviction as to Portland’s ily disconnected” once or more will
needs and the people’s demands. harbor at least a sneaking desire to is probably the most important be wages and long hours employers of cover without letting them get wet. A
successful crop of them will he a big
However this may be there is no throw our hats in the air and say fore the people at this special elec labor would not pay enough atten
tion, and the/e is a probability that tion to the rights of labor. The money crop this year, but they wili^not
denying that Mr. Josselyn is exceed
ingly well equipped to handle the lots of quiet votes on the side as a it will carry, but not by a large ma vote promises to he very close.
against the telephone com- jority. The people want good roads
job. He is used to big things, and
It is impossible in the apace at
It does not pay to plant the large
has proven his ability, and undoubt , panies’ high-handed methods, but he without a shadow of a doubt, and we our command to deal with all of patches of lettuce and radishes that we
edly would make a most successful has no chance of election. DAVIS do not believe there is very serious the issues, and we have here pre- often see in the Fall gone to seed in
administrator of Portland affairs.
objection to resorting to a bond is o n ted those which seem to demand gardens. Three or four square feet of
He was probably too late in enter getting his candidacy under way, sue at thia time for the purpose, the most attention. A certain great ground will produce enough for an ordi
ing the field to stand a very good but seems to be a fit man in many The main objections to the hill are daily paper of Oregon advocates the nary family.
“The Man Who Knows The Job”
chance of election. WARREN, as ways. He is appealing strongly to that it appears to put the cart be- fallacious doctrine "When in doubt
secretary to Mayor Albee for four the fraternal societies for their sup fore the horse, arrange for paving vote ‘No.’” We claim that this is
Pwfeotiy Hat cultivation enables
years, is probably better equipped port, and it is expected that the before the roads have been properly fallacious because so many of the potatoes or corn to go through the dry
months better than if they are hilled.
than any other candidate to insure I supporters of Laurgaard will stand prepared to receive it, which puts voters fail to intelligently study the I It
is easier than hilling too.
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