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THE- 0REG6N DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND. SATURDAY "EVENINO, MAY 27, 1911.
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You face a cnsis m your uts
elect a Mayor, and the issue i is t plakily
economical,, efficient administratiori Mm SiAon, anda candid :io
stands for stagnation, with all its evil consequences to investors and labor.
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Yielding to the demand of more than 5000 taxpayers arid voters, representing
everv uusmebbv uiuicbbiuii aim wu
pose is to insure a
and prosperity in Portland,
continuation of the; present growth
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Consented to bea candidate iorre-electionf
is in itself a convincing endorsement of MAYOR SIMON as an executive;. '
and a tribute to V
Not a Self-Seeking
UnHer Mayor Simon's administration the City of PortlanH ta
fnade greater strides in progress and prosperity than ever before in
its history. No one will dispute the fact that Portland is today the
most prosperous city in the United States, Investments here are
secure and profitable. More buildings are being constructed, more
new business enterprises facing launched and more homes being built
than in any other city of Portland's size in the United States. In nd
. other city i work so plentiful as in Portland. In no other city are
the conditions of labor better than they are here.
More miles of streets have been paved and More general city
improvements made since Mayor Simon's term began than during
any previous administration in the history of Portland. ;
Mr. Simon favors the building of the Broadway bridge and Has
consistently opposed all efforts to obstruct and delay that project
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Mr. Simqrt desire'd to retire to private life after the 'completion
of his present term, but he has responded to the call of the business
and laboring interests of the city an is now a candidate fox .reelec
tion.. His record is good. ' His reelection will insure the continual
tion of those policies : which make for progress, prosperity!
and development of the city. '-Tr V.
of the city.
Mr. Simon favors the commission ftirm of dty government and
has pledged himself to its early adoption In Portland. He will, be
fore the expiration of his present term of office, appoint a com
mission to draft a charter for commission government X-'YMyX.
ALL THE INTERESTS OPPOSED TO GOOD GOVERN
MENT, OPPOSED TO ECONOMICAL GOVERNMENT AND
OPPOSED TO AN EFHCIENT ADMINIS11LM10N WILL EXERT
EVERY EFFORf TO DEFEAT SIMON; : . "
WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT? -
ARE YOU GOING TO SWAP HORSES IN THE MIDDLE
OF THE STREAM?
, The Citizens' Committee asks you ttf ' consider well this ques
tion before election clay They ask you to go to the polls on that
day and cast your vote for Joseph Simon for Mayor, and for the we!-
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