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VOL. IV. no. 12.
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Lane Rally at Empire Theatre Nearly
Twice as Large as Devlin Meeting ;at
Armory-4dmirers Give People's Can
didate an Ovation Unequaled in Polit
ical History for Clean . Administration
-- If Taflher saaursnce was needed that
; Harry Lane wiU be reelected ss mayor
- of Portland.lt was afforded byths
closing rallies of ths campaign held last
. evening. ' At ths Empire thaatrs an
.audience" which packed ths place to ths
; doors and which cats to. Mayor Laos
such as ovation as is seldom accorded
' to a political candidate . attested his
strength with the voters.- At the Ar
mory, . where Devlin's final' rally was
held, the attendance was soaroely two
thirds of that at toe Empire, despite ths
utmost efforts of the machine to drum
'up a bis; crowd, and fully one half the
scats were vacant.- t ' t - ' i
: The two . meeting wars but as.
creation of the tremendous movement
. In favor' of lane which, fca. bees gal.
ing In volume- and intenalty with each
Cay of ths campaign. All over the city
Lane"?, meetings, tave been crowded to
His door, while .Devils has been oon
fronted repeatedly with only half filled
balls.- This has been especially f true
.'oa the .east side,.' where all Indications
point to. a tJeclalve majority for Imam.
' A botb-of, last night's meetings wars
en ths west side, where Devils is Sup
poeed to be Stroncest .the. relative else
of the- two'. gatherings was. ths more
significant Devlin's managers had seen
working for a. week past to lnaure a
large attendance and every bloek worker
and every ward healer in the employ
of the machine was or hand to sweU
the audience. One more-drain on the
ilgcampJn . sack, was rosds for ths
hlrs of eutomoblleiPlo bring Toters to
the hall who might otherwise stsy at
home, end special Invitations were sent
broadcast through ths malls.
FOR nAYOR LAUE
dpal Speaker Urges Peo-
pie Tote Against Machine
," '. " :.
' "r rl,'ln and kind sraet-
Majp flud ths Empire theatre laat night
H CT a uorvrnur .
j Lane, Judge Pipes and others cloeed the
IM ''campaign. Fifteen hundred peo
ple flllad the a eat In pit and balcony,
blocked the alsiee and overflowed back
, and out into the foyer. Enthusiasm
was thsre with waving arms and shout
ing voice ; oonOdence sod acclaim. , ..
V rsworg trtAppesnsMS.'
Oovernor Chamberlain appeared in the
municipal campaign for the flrst time,
end delivers a stirring addressy.ss
hortlng ths people of Portland to Vots
for ths man and not for ths party.
Robert Andrews, csndldste for council
man at large; George F. Bmlth . for
s auditor. Mayor Lane and Judge Pipes,
U mads strong speeches. ; . ' -
. R. L. Sabln acted sa chairman of tha
evening snd In opening ths meeting
poke of the record of the msyor In
making Portland a cleaner, better- city.
Would feupport Kayo.
' 1 Robert Andrews, Democ ratio candi
date for councllmsa st large, spoks for
' a short time In the Interest of his
candidacy. He eald that he desired to
. w - 1 u m . mamluir of the Council
for the .reason that he wished to be
I wlth-5 mayor In his work for tne
yturned to the story of his soceptsnoe
vi un vj 111 1 u
'been urged upon hlm by. ss man V-Republicans
ss Democrats, Hs told how
City Auditor Devlin ha -. Jobbed him
in putting nia nnw wuiw
lot list when It should have been first
snd how ths auditor had refused to
. msks reparation when he , had bean
aeked to do so. ...
a . .1. M.niiiaiAM o Mr. Andrsww
. short sddreas Oeorge I. Bmlth waa In-
troduced e the Democrstto canaioaia
.4- uia immIi Waa brief.
II stated that ha desired to go to the
SUdltorS Office oeoauee ne invuni am
could be of uss te the people there.
. 11- 1 . A m AAnffliialnn that ahould
he be elected he would ao conduet the
office that at the end of his term
there would be voucher to show for
vary cent thst hd'Dn eapenuea uy
the city through the office,
' -v. , . r. '.: . .!.. , .. v .-, - .
Ttiaae who want to the imarv'mMt.
4ng expecting to bear at laat some an-
swer to. ths charge that Devlin Is the
candidate of the corporations, ths sa
loons and the special . Interests, and
some statement of the : sources . of the
Immense campaign fund raised to eleot
him mayor, were disappointed. ' The ap
peala for votes for Devlin were chiefly
based on the - plea that Republican
must vots for ths party nominee, and
ths smbarrassing questions which have
been fired st him by Lane's campaign
committee .were practically ignored. -
Governor Chamberlain was tha prin
cipal speaker at the Lane meeting la
the Esnplra theatre end his ..hearty In
dorsement of . the mayor's administra
tion evoked . ringing applause, which
grew in volume when the mayor him
self addressed ths big audi en oa. . Like
the great mass meeting which marked
the opening of tha Lane campaign, the
gathering last - night was notable for
the large number of Republicans la at
The Indication! point unnlletekably
ts'the election of Lane; 'provided' thoea
who -favor Mat go te the. polls... Da
lln'e'bope lies in a light vote on the
part.' of the batter elements, Bis. ma
chine haa made preparations to get out
every vote at Its command Jn the north
end and the "block workers' will be
busy ln. every part 6f the city. - Bat
straw votes taken Is. all parts of the
city Indicate that Lane Is the .'people's
choloew . . .t.. ..t i.Mt
Betting has, been heavy within the
last two1 day but Devlin money has
been Increasingly hard . to find. With
few eaeeptlons the bets have-been at
oney. -k--TMf T.,, ,
CALIPAIGIi SACK :
Candidate. De?Jin, Fails to
Tell in Last Eally Where
Money Came vTroni
" Those who attended the Republican
rally at the Armory laat night aspect'
Ing to see a dlasstrous bomb exploded In
tne Democratic camp were disappointed.
Candidate Devlin's recent declaration
that he would make publlo certain mat
ter concerning his campaign expenses
and ths fountain head from which the
money .has flowed wss overlooked en
tirely. He read his speech from type,
written sheets, f dwelling for the moat
part , upon the - intimation from both
proas snd publta that hs wss axcandl-
date of the Interests.- He named over
numeroue of the corporation seeking
franchises In Portland, .denounced ex
Senator Gearln for being one of the
railroad's attorney,- likewise sttacked
C, E. 8. Wood, ' whose .partner. Judge
Oeorge H. Williams, sat on the speak
er's stand.' and answered the accusa
tions that hs I a candfdats of ths In-
tsreats by asking: "Do you think they
are helping me to any great extent?"
" Many Women Fsesen.
Judge Northrop presided. There were
fully (00 persons present, one fourth of
whom were women. When Judge North-
rup Introduced Candidate Devlin, he
asked that a rising saluts be given ths
city auditor. Mors thsn three fourth
of the audience remained seated, the re
Julgs- Northrup mads a few ' Intro
ductory remarks bearing upon the prin
ciples advocated by Lincoln snd Rooae
velt Concluding his . flight of oratory
hs demanded to know . whether ' theee
prlnclplee should remain Intsct In Port
land or whether Republican politics snd
Republican .progressive principles should
be slsughtered by ths reelection of s
Democ ratio mayor. , Ths audience re
' The first speaker to bring a ripple of
amusement was Attorney it. J. Mac
Mshon. Hs declared that ths Whits
Temple 'today. Instead of being a place
for the preservation of Baptlat eoula
ahould resolve Itself Into an Institution
for ths propagation of Lane Democrats
"Dr. Clarence True Wlleon." he added.
"will Instruct' his congretlon how to
vote. But by next week Rev. Mr. WU
on, before taking a two month' vaca
tion, will select aa his theme 'Haw It
All Happenea, ana nev. jnrougner wiu
CeaUDuU on Pag Tan..
PORTLAND, OREGON, - SUNDAY MORNING,,:
( w "'N ff''Vft Famous ITuck-Raker Pre-
lftJll ':-iSU ( .rK'v'''v tjYV'-"'-' - V - ' diets Success at PoUs for
. .: ' ffjf wX - kAJy : ; : .' v. Lane as He Is Truly the
f fetSjxjt rr ' V pple's Candidate and
W' 'f ' rl fr Mayor of AVhole People.
ij,;;;--:K?: ;fii:jVv;)U TWO BATTLES
To the Mn and Women of -Portland!
, - I made promises to yotf.ritlr have' 'kept.them.r What,'nar
pens to me in . this' election - is a '. matter of small concern, What
happens to you is of , deep -apd ' last jng' importance and may reach
far into the happiness of yonr homes and the 'good and evil for
tunes which shall befall you. in public affairs for a generationto
COme." '; ' ''': - - ' v ' r ., I ' - .
The fight which l have made for better and more honorable
civic conditions has been made entirely, in your behalf without
selfish interest on my part; the fight yet to be made for the continu
ance and further advancement of civic decency and civic honesty
is yours ; without your earnest help .nothing ;can be,d6ne.. I appeal
to you, therefore,' not on, my behalf,' but on yours, for aid in the
struggle to prevent our civic conditions from, dropping backinto
the pool from which I have attempted to rescue them. As for my
self, I promise to stand true to you through good or evil fortune,
.. - , " ' , , r ; - HARRY LANE.
a r ': ; " v ': -..
Sonie Things Dr. Latic Has Done ;
There were boxes m salcons-leadly devices for the' perpetra
tion of nameless crimes against the virtue of women. He has abol
ished them. ; v.-. : ,i -i. .-.r'y-.;'-
r ' There ;were boxes in restaurants, more elegant but not less
criminal, where the betrayal of unsuspecting innocence was made
easy and safe.; He abolished them. , - 1 r- ' ; :
' There were othervile dens; like the Pans house, yielding" from
the traffic of , fallen women, a princely and infamous revenue to
beings wearing the shape of men. "He has abolished them. C "
He f driven the disreputable houses from the avenues of
business and residence districts, where they were offensive to the
public sense of decency. . ' . ' " 7 ' . K '
He has expelled the slot machines, prevented the illegal sale
of liquor and made permanent the banishment of the public gam
bling hell. ..v.. a... -r-v-;.;;- - '.'. !'V- - .;
- In all these things he has made Portland a, better city than he
found it a decenter place for decent men and women to Jive and
rear their -children iiWiV'Vr:!-' V. '. s.: '''",'
To defeat him for mayor is. to .disapprove, this poKcy to dis
approve it is to reverse it, and to invite to a participation in public
affairs the unclean influences' that he has routed. ' ; V,'. 1
This is why. the gamblers, the dive-keepers, the wretches who
prey on fallen women, are ajl against him. v Are, you? ;; ::i:,v " "
' He has made ; appointments to office solely on the ground of
fitness and without tegard to politics or personal 'favoritism. HHe
has discharged t without regard to rpullT" worthless officials,' like
some of the .members of the old detective staff who held public
. . ... , , .i - n.) ... 1 4 . ... i . . , . .
3 LANE- MM)GBAB
ON THE TOBOGGAN SLIDE
JUNE 2, 1907. ;
office as a source , of private graft. - These, men are now working
for, Devlin under pay.", ' - ; ' vj-iV-'li ?'t"''r I "'":
- 'He has dealt with the public service as a wise and just? em
ployer would deal'with his own '.', . ,. ',: ;'",' '; ' , r.,. V. '
, -This is: why machine politicians of both parties are against hhn.
Are you? v v .u,,
1 "He has secured a reduction of orte-third in the water rates of
householders and set on foot plans that will lessen the lower rates
by. half r?w y'-r. : ;; .' '.!;.;;';,' ';.';'''.''' v v -':;S
, He has vetoed a host of ordinances giving "away for nothing
the city's; streets, 1 and fought to save i them for children's play
grounds; and another, multitude, giving away priceless franchises
for a song; insisted on the ''common.user" clause, preventing mon
opoly in all franchises! He has saved the city's rights in some of
these by rejecting worthless bonds "offered and insisting on bonds
good beyond question. .- He, wrested from a reluctant corporation,
in requital for streets occupied by it, a site for the city's building.
He has rigidly enforced the city's tights under contracts and held
the" contractors to their bargains. " : '" ;'') ; ,',v'
- He has stood against constant pressure from the rich and pow
erful for the neglected rights of the whole people. . ;
'This is'whv the treat interests, the franchise-crabbers Uniust
contractors and public-service
the. people, are against him. Are
And- Mr. Devlin ?
It is admitted by. every fair man that Dr Lane has made a
good mayor." His honesty has never been questioned; his single
minded devotion-to the welfare of the people is beyond .dispute.
He has bad to contend not. only against the rapacity of those who
seek to profit from the city, but against a hostile council... ' '
rIrt this-fight.he-has de9erved-.the aidof every ;.public-spirited
citizen and every honest official ' " ; . . ."
During Dr. Lane's administration , Mr. Devlin has held an im
portant city office,- He has been drawing the city's wage for nearly
16 years and owes all he has and all he is to the city And yet
not once has he. given aid or comfort to Dr. Lane in his efforts .for
the public welfare; not one helpful act nor one word of approval.
On the contrary, he has lent", his knowledge of "the-city's affairs to
self-seeking councilmen to help them hamper and baffle every step
toward improved service and better administration. " He has ranged
himself on the side of the forces of self-interest and evib
' In all these years of his public employment, during the 1 -lence
of all the evils' that called for reform lurin; C. r
alliance of the gambling houses with the city's tre:: :r, T .
s; v; 'v:,c -'r ; -f,,-;.r I
corporations; 'all who Jevy ; toll on
your -;. ;
ft v V V: :
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Editor States That He Has
. Kever Yet Seen the People
, Fail: to Follow a Leader
-That Was Truly Theirs
Portland to Reelect Lane.
TJnooIn Btsffens, - suthor ; of - "The
Shams of the Cltlea.- editbr of "the
American magaalae, friend of President
Roosevelt, famous as an expoeer or
graft In ststs snd municipalities, haa
written a letter f ronv an jrranciaoo to
Mayor Lane congratulating blm upon
hie indorsement at ths ..primaries snd .
predicting his election. ,
Mr. Bteffens spent six weeks in Fort-
land this aprlng atudylng the land fraud
eae and Incidentally looking for graft
In the city government. As a result he
publicly paid the' highest compliment to
Mayor Lane, .stating that thle was on
of a vary small number of cities In the '
country where the mayor waa actually
the mayor and not the creature of some
political boss or machine. '
Mr. Bteffens writes in part as fol
lows: , . '- -.-.- " ,
. - "-i loople ' Appreciative. . ' -The
other day I received from a
certain gossipy friend 'of - yours--1 snd
mine a gosalpy note saying that certain. ! '
organisations were fighting you. et
me tell you something:'
. "Since I have been studying place X '
never yet heve eeen the people faU to
follow s leader that was truly their.
They don't know how to vet when Jt'
a choice between two rascals or between
two psrtles, both . of which sr bad.
They ought in thai case to lick their
own rascal, and then begin the reform
of their own party, a But the old tribal
tnaUnet is strong In us all. and wa pre
fer our own . rascal, and our own graft
organisation. V , ' ,
(Continued on Page Ten.)-
W; IL ; Forgey . Dead and
Thomas Stack Injured as
, . . Eesult of Frisco Riot.
rev. ;-r- ; r;-, -
''''- 1 . -
- IHatnt- Ktw by Leegut Leastd Wtrfc)
Baa 'Francisco, June 1. In a running
fight on the streeu of 8&n Ftsnclsoo,
tonight. ' between two United Railroad :
strikebreaker and a pursuing mob of
(00 people. W. H. Forgey, a strlkebresk-',
er, wss ahot dead, and Thomas Stack,
a - member of t the crowd, was ahot
through ths neck snd In the eye. , Spe
cial ' officer Thorns ,Bloomberg,lwbO .
shot Forgey, wss srrested. ..
Ths fight , started .at, 11 O'clock to
night.' Forgey snd his unknown com
panion . were walking; . hi ' front of - ths
Aquarium- restaurant. As they pssaed
under the glare of an ' electric sign, '
aom one across the street recognised
them and shouted: "There goes two of ,
those -f scab, that Calhoun
brought out here. get em."
Forgey and hi eompsnlon started to
walk 'hastily down Oolden Oat avenue.
A crowd gathered and began a pursuit
of them. Forgey'o eompsnlon draw m
revolver end fired five tlmse Into the'
air In the hope of frightening off the
rapidly growing crowd. ' There wae. no
let-up to the pursuit however, and at the
crossing of Polk street the two strike- -breaker,
found themselves beaded off
by a sew crowd thst had gal Ue red lu
front. . ,' v ),.
They ran back to Van Mesa avenue.
There they- drew ; their revoivere and
began ehooting into the crowd. Stack
fell wounded With two bullets. In his
body. At this point Special Officer
Bloomberg Joined the crowd, lie flour- '
Ished a big revolver. He celled twice to
Forgey to etop ehooting end when the
strikebreaker kept firing snd running he
hot him. Forgey fell to the pavement,
ilia companion escaped up the atreet
and the police are now looking for hlin.
,, t - AaotkHur Battle. '
A pitched bsttle. In which a tntt1
Rallroedo Inspector fired Into a crn- j
of -train hand, -wounding one, 1- t r,
red atsln on tre history of txs i
atlnn of tSi l in ? ateo -
'.K tve li-;urtl r i
-' t rf t'i ws . t
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