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NOMINEES GREETED WITH CHEERS
Are Cheered to the Echo
All Nominees Speak and Tell Why the
City Campaign Should Not Be
Affected by State or
< Continued from rime HU.i
rnands that every American citizen
align himself under the banner of
principle and sterling worth, regardless
of party. 'The beßt man for the best
place" should b* the slogan. There Is a
place where partisanship may be a
virtue, but it is not In the matter of
appointing public offlclalß.
"The city administration Is really felt
more either in merit or demerit by the
citizens of municipalities than Is the
government of the nation. For the af
fairs of a city are In direct and con-
Blant evidence. Clean streets, morality
Bnrt proper protection are all most
keenly realized, whether existent or
larking. Therefore the selection of
competent, honest men to handle the
affairs of the municipality should re
ceive as much consideration from vot
ers as should the appointment of able
men for tho executive positions of tha
national government. Public officials
should be selected regardless of party.
Why should we respect the claims Tor
office of party adherents any more than
we acknowledge the privilege of a man
to demand a position of us as coach
man or any menial post, simply he
causo he is a Republican or a Demo
San Francisco an Example
"Municipal policy must be divorced
from party policy. Crimes are often
heaped upon the city simply because
thp elect of political machines are hut
For Member School Board
unconsldered merchandise to be gam
bled with by opposing political bosses.
"San Francisco now lies in moral
ruin because of the neglect of non
partisan principles. Loa Angeles has
awakened to the dilemma that has
been upon It for the past years of
political domination and is arising like
a phoenix from the ashes of past dis
"While oh a train a few days ago I
overheard the conversation of two gen
tlemen near me. They were discuss
ing non-partisan ideas. The first
speaker said: 'When fifteen men can
gather and elect a ticket to suit them
selves republican government is gone.'
I turned and inquired, 'Isn't that about
fourteen better than we have been
having If? They did not answer and
I suppose their silence gave assent.
"Party organization ha<s made 11
possible for a few to dictate to th<?
community. When the non-partisan*
met in convention they determined to
gather the wheat from the chaff of
political office-seekers and in doing
this the whole cityl not one man, was
given the opportunity to select Ihe
best men to be found in Los Angeles.
Leaving myself entirely out of consid
eration I challenge any one to say
that a better ticket has ever been pre
sented to the city voters by any party
"If I were oleoted mayor of Los An
eles, even by -the Republican party.
EMMETT H. >WILBON
For Member Scr-00l Board
T should not be a Republican mayor. I
should b« the mayor of the people. The
mayor or any ptthtlc officer who per
mits party feAilng to Influence him In
any official act should he removed
from office, as he Ip violating the pub*
l ie trust In entering to the desire* of
a few rather than th« needs of the peo
ple who placed him In authority. Non*
partisan principles should obtain In
the party as well as In the candidates
Of that party
"Overhead (pointing to a banner
bearing the name of Joseph W. Folk) In
lnscribed the name of one of the most
lllustrious Democrats In the republic.
Next to Rojsevelt, hr Is America's in.,-1
lllustrious sponsor of the non-partisan
doctrine. Another Is William Traverji
Jerome of New York. We all honof
him, and 1 thank God that the time has
come when we do honor such men, re
gardless of party. (Rnthuslastlc ap
"One purpose of the non-partisan
movement Is to achieve personal lib
erty In behalf of the people. There Is
no political 'boss' that any put. He offi
cer has tb/» right to obey— there Is but
one boM of the officials, and that boss
is the people. (Applause.) That boss
I shall always recognlzn if elected
mayor of Los Angeles— no other power.
"Every public officer owes three nl
"Third, the people.
" I ask to he elected on those princi
ples only, In nomitintlng the candl-
WALTER J. WRENN
For Councilman Third Ward
dates for municipal ofßcen the non
partisan committee put Into effect those
principles. These principles were the
manner by which the party was
brought Into being. Men were selected
by reason of personal fit net h rather
than through any claims upon political
"In electing a man to public office
only two questions should be asked:
First, IS he honest? Second, Is he capa
ble? I think I can say that all of the
nominees of the non-partisan commit
tee msasured up to this standard.
Will Not Withdraw
"The newspapers and politicians of
Los Angeles have been continuously in
jecting and intruding this proposition:
That I should withdraw from the race
for mayor on the non-partisan ticket
in favor of the Republican nominee.
In answering this proposal I wish to
say that I appeared at the Republican
convention and demonstrated to them
all the dangers of nominating another
candidate. They took no heed of my
warning, and the responsibility for
their rashness must now depend upon
"I went before the convention for
the sole purpose of warning them
against the fatal results that would
most certainly follow to the Republi
can ticket in event of the nomination
of another candidate. I feel that the
case demands that if anyone should
withdraw from the mayoralty race It
should be the candidate of the Jiepub-
Ucan party, rather than myself.
"The Owens river enterprise is one
Of the most urgent issues of the pres
ent campaign. It 1b a project that will
tax the clty'B finances to the uttermost.
The advisability of municipal owner-
R. W. DROMQOLD
For Councilman First Ward
ahip of the Owens river water system
has been advanced, but it seems to
me that any man who argues such a
course falls to recognise that the sys
tem will be as expensive as the water
works of London. To adopt municipal
ownership of the Owens river water
system, as must be clear to all, would
destroy our credit to sell the bonds
necessary for Its construction.
"In conclusion let me say that If any
voter believes the candidate of the non
partisans to the Incompetent It Is your
duty to vote for the candidate of an
other ticket. But you cannot nnd .a.
better man than those represented by
the non-partisan tloket.
"If the non-partisan candidates pos
sess the virtues essential to the effi
ciency of a public officer, we ask your
votes and pledge to keep the trust of
The meeting ended with cheers for
the entire non-partisan ticket.
EVERY NOMINEE ON
WELL KNOWN CITIZEN
■tgi the day the announcement was
made Of the. srlectiuua for the non-par
tisan city ticket the cuinmltte* h«J»
verwbelmed with congratulation*
LOS ANOfeLBS HERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 11. I<W6.
V;. C. MUBHBT
For City Auditor
On th« exceitenre of the personnel of the
ticket. x .
Every nominee la well known an :i
professional or business man of In
tegrity, and the remark has been made
that possibly In no other city In the
entire country nan there ever been
named for city offices men who, as a
whole, stand higher In the community
ln which they live and who are more
fitted for the positions for which they
have been selected but for the nor
n for which they did not seek. .
Following is a brief sketch of each of
the nominees: .',•,'>>■'
Lee C. Gates has been a resident of
Los Angeles for the past fourteen years,
during which time he has been foremost
in the advocacy of good municipal gov-
II I ernment. He was born in Ohio In 185t,
! studied law In Dayton and was ad
mitted to the bar In 1881. He came to
Los Angeles in 1892 to act as counsel
for the Los Angeles Abstract company,
which afterward became the Title In
surance and Trust company, and for
which he now Is the chief counsel.
. ■'•• City Attorney
Leslie R. Hewitt was born at Olym
pla, Wash., In 1857, and came to Los
Angeles with his parents in 1876. He at
tended the public schools and graduated
at Berkeley. He studied law ' with
Wells, Monroe & Lee an* with Judge
York and was admitted to. the bar in
1 893. He Is completing his eighth year
as deputy city attorney.
Harry J. Lelande Is a native son,
born in Sonora In 1870, and came to
Los Angeles with his parents in 1871.
He was educated in the public schools
and graduated at Phillips academy,
J. V. AKEY
For Councilman Sixth Ward
Andover, Mass. He has served two
terms as rlty clerk.
Capt. C. H. Hance Is a native of
Missouri, but he has lived In California
twenty-three years, twenty-one of
which have been passed in Los An
gelas. For ten years he was in the drug
business, then served six years as city
clerk and during the past four years
he has been assistant cashier and secre
tary of the Title Guarantee and Trust
Walter Mallard for years has been
well and favorably known In Los An
geles. When Ben E. Ward first was
chosen city assussor he selected Mr.
Mallard as his deputy, and when Mr.
Ward was elected county assessor he
took his deputy with him. Owing to hlB
long experience and his close official
connection with Mr. Ward, the non
partisan nominee for city assessor is
said to be better fitted than any other
man In the city for the position.
Judge R. M. Lusk for many years was
a resident of Texas, where he became a
large property owner. He served a
term as district judge and was presl
LESLIE R. HEWITT
For City Attorney
<*»Nt of the brt*fd of lrt]»t«»s of Trinity
university. Since coming to Lou An
geles he ha» Invented heavily In prop
erty And now h» In *nld to he one of
the city's most substantial citizens.
W . ('. MiiohPt Is highly qualified for
the position of auditor. He Is an ex
pert accountant ana I* "Tlary of the
I ,em Angeles board of trade.
For oouncllmen nine well known cltl-
n« have hern nominated, as follows:
R . \v. Dromgold, a business man who
has large property . Interests and a
leader In Improvement association work
ln his home ward.
A. 8. Veflflegrlft, manager ', of • the
Regal shoo company,' foremost In any
thlnf which Will ad Vane* the Interests
of Los An«»l'* mid who hfl« spent murh
tints and money in relief work for Han
Walter J. Wrenn, present fire commls'
Hloner, In which position he has done
the city splendid service. /
Nile* Pease, foe ninny years head of
the Nile* Pease Furniture company and
HARRY J. LELANDE
For City Clerk
long known nn one of the substantial
rit teens of Los Angeles.
A. J. Wallace, vice president of the
Slnaloa.Land company, stock and bond
broker and a leader In public Improve*
J. V. Akey, druggist at Vernon and
Central avenues, and who has the re
spect, of every resident of his ward.
Martin F. Betkouski, present fire
commissioner, and who has proved him
self a competent and faithful public
Dana W. Bartlett, head of Bethlehem
Institutional work In this city.
M. T. Collins, pioneer resident of the
Ninth ward; former councilman.
Board of Education
Joseph Scott, attorney, incumbent.
H. W. Frank of the London Clothing
JUDGE R. M. LUSK
For Tax Collector
Emmett H. Wilson, attorney, incum
Fielding J. Stllaon, real estate.
Roger S. Page, attorney, former mem
ber board of education.
Dr. Francis W. Steddom, physician,
former member board of health.
Melville Doßier, one of the oldest edu
cators in Lob Angeles.
WRIGHT IS RETAINED
AS SECRETARY OF THE
Chairman D. O. MeOarvln of the Re
publican city central committee yeßter
day named his new executive commit
tee, and also announced ihu reuppoiitt
ment of J. W. Wright as secretary.
After the recent meeting of the city
committee, at which Mr. Mcdiuvin
wus re-elected chairman, It was an
nounced that owing to Jack Wright's
duties as court reporter he would be
unabl« to accept a reappolntment as
secretary, and that In all probability
Major Truman Cole, manager of Dr.
Llndley's campaign, would be selected
In hi* stead.
Later Mr. Wright made arrangements
whereby he could attend to the duties
us secretary, uud his reappolntment
followed. H« will, however, b« assisted
by Major Cole, who will continue In
lilh cupaoity as Dr. l.lndley's managur.
Major Cole and Dr. Lludley will have
adjoining the city committee
rooms In the Germain building. i
following Is the new executive com
At l»r(e - iVorge N. Black, Juhn O.
Mott. I. IJ.1 J . O'Brien, H. X t urnlsh, Dr.
Carl Kurtz. Uavin W. Orulg.
Winters, John H.
WALTER J. MALLARD
For City Assessor
He. ,, nd warfl— Dr. H. H. aarrptt, f>
Third w.ird -John C. Austin, Dr. T.
I . Meyers.
Fourth wnrrl— A. P. Fleming, A. J.
Fifth ward— Seth Hart, John C.
Sixth word— A. M. rates, P. J. Me
Seventh ward— R. L. Hazen, W. B.
Eighth ward— R. O. Bell. J. L. Ford.
Ninth ward- Dr. D. C. Barber, Mey
i-rs T. White.
CANNOT BE USED IN
There if no possibility that the city
of Los Angeles Will have the benefit of
the use of the voting machines at the
corning .municipal election, Decemoer 4.
The machines which were used with
BuccesH two years ago have spaces for
five regular tlcketi. a column for In •
dependent candidates and another for
Up to yestreday there were five reg
ular tickets filed with the city clerk-
Democratic, Republican and non-par
tisan. Public Ownership and SociallHt
ROGER S. PAGE
For Member School Board
— but in the afternoon the sixth ticket
— the Prohibitionist — oaane in, and thia
settled the question as to whether the
machines would be used December 4.
Confidence: To.acher — And If you
bought four and threepence worth of
groceries and gave tha man five shil
lings, how would you find out how
much change you ought to get? Smart
Pupil: Oh, our grocer wouldn't cheat
you!— Comic Life.
Gunnery— ln Burgery they can restore
a person's bkln by grafting.
Guyer— What a big- difference between
surgery and politics.
Gunner— What Is the difference?
Guyer — Why, in politics they skin
people by grafting.— Chicago News.
She (sentimentally)— How like life
are the waves of the aea!
He — You bet. Come to the shore in
great style and go away ' broke.—De
■ sC dC tBBBS3 s^S 9 p
Seven Cures Grip and
CHIN ; IN.— keep the. chin
in, -means to keep it well drawn
back. That causes what physi-
cal culturists call "a lifted
chest." ( This insures deep and
full breathing and hence perfect
circulation. Try keeping your
chin in and see how your chest
will stand out, and improve your
Most colds are caused by
checked circulation;; the use of
"Seventy-seven" starts the blood
coursing through the veins and
breaks up a Cold.
At Druggists, 25 cents or mailed.
Humphreys' Honieo. Medicine Co., cor.
William and John Streets, Now York. I
Thm Rmliablm Storms
The Care and High Orris Materials
Employed la Distillißf Our
Are reflected In, Us superior quality.
Just. the. kind to use when making
a good old Kentucky mint Julep.
IM.OU A UO'ITI.M,
So. Califoniian Wine Co.
, 018 aOUTH MAIM STRElil'.
Hume Plume Us- 10, lusml Mala «U.
7 Make Your Shoe Man SHOW You I
m F A sp9oMemthtm Tag \~
jL With P.very P*tr I
No reason why jrrm ihrniH^in - my. inn M \jr
buy your shoes in the dark. s "W" , ',v " >
Plenty of reason this yrar / yS)
why you shouldn't. | r* jfl ■ i
Since the cost of shoe ma- j sjFxinJj lions ij
terialH has ' advanced so j "4 1l" ""-'••™ ■
much, the inside quality of I 1 i*"'* *y^ 'HiatH™ 1 *™ Fj
the average shoe has come Mm«." H
down to meet it — so j L«aj^ f^Mj*;
tlirre'c rvery reason £-'«■
why you should ktiow fl^ BaTF*
<\ hat materials arc used Ullv
in your shops and you Wk
want to pet it down in
black and white to be fl| j^&
stirr of it. ' Uh
fotl «ret It all In blnck ME& ■'■ '■
flnrl wlilte on the sp"'-l
Mentions In* sent nut with 4Httt
every pair of RenjaK
ftenA for Siytr Hook. Mntl^H
Orders Prnmptlr Filled, i S^
You know you are going [LVhBHH §?/' 1 B^^^
to a;et your money* 9, fUi'-JrWl
worth of wciir hecHtls^ I^KmSfM &Sn&£3Gfir pin 'ADII.t/T
we prove to yon what ÜBSBBmB MmSSFf «4.'to
nlnlfrlnls you lire l,ny JflJ WO MOM* Modeled from an
Ing. Ur»r«st /m WFjmW& iiflKllsh built
r*lH,il "'","■ vdSa flP^sflßfisT ■iistom ?hoe «nlt-
b usiness In ■P^flK^r Ki) ' e for wear with
1 23 W . rs BP^ , " v « v enlng suit or
1 ■"'>■"■ B^^^ Ihl patent coltskln.
sizes I^^ $3.50 and $4.00
The SHOE that PROVES
[FOR MEN AND WOMEN] . - v * 5 :
Best Shoe Repairing. WholcSole Work Our Specialty
3 02 S. Broadway LiilStUttX*.
Before Placing Your Orders for
| Orange and
Lemon Boxes [
; H ■■■■.■ ■ , ' 1- ■■
Call and See Our Samples. We Can Deliver
the Goods and Save You Money.
Correspondence Solicited .'<■
Culver Lumber Co.
• ■■ .■ ' " . ■ '■ ' 'v .•■■ ■_■'.■'
4 16 Delta Building, Los Angeles v
, : Pacific Coast Agent for the Puffer- Hubbard Folding Box
V ' ' ■ ' ' , - *
i ;.' Hotels' Hotels aid ;Bea£ti ltP/r*<J?/n\n*'ir<!? :
JDIOTCiS 211D1411 ItSCdiLE ECSdliriS
Santa, GatalMa Island
Hotel Metropole Now Open on the ■■ European '
Plan, With Cafe in Connection
Rooms $1.00 Per Day and Up
STEAMED MAKES ROUND TRIP DAILY ]?&tiJ&Bmm
Two boats Saturday. Qrand illumination and eruption of Sugar Loat
Saturday evenln«. .. < . ' ; > •' ■ '
See railway time cards for steamer connection. BANNING COMPANY. P>»-
clflc Electric Bldg.. Los Angeles. Both Phones 81.
PACIFIC MAIL S. S. CO. For Honolulu, Japan
CHINA, MANILA, INDIA AND
AROUND THE WORLD
Sailings from Nan Francisco Nov. 30, 80, Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28, etc.
For literature apply to T. A. GRAHAM. Agent. 600 a Spring St.. corner,
Sixth. Also agent for. all Transatlantic Steamship Unas. / <:^
iff MINI HOT SPRINGS HOTEL AND BATHS
" -" Los Angeles
Everything flnt-class. natural hot medicinal water, unexcelled In cura-
tive properties. Baths free to guests. European plan. • prloes reasonable..
Take Blmlnl car on Broadway direct to door, one fare. ;: -. ■
■ ____________ — —
//D KJJI/T^ JO Dancing Tonight in Elegant
V lUll 11%=/ IE New Pavilion on the Pier
\ The Headquarters of the
Walter Lindley for Mayor
==== Committees , —
Have Been Removed to
; Rooms 314-315 Germain Building
Adjoining new quarter* RepubltoHii city central committee, formerly occu-
pied by Republican county central committee.
Pkaam Home A 173 7( Hunt Itii. SOS.
H XKCVTIVI'I COHWTTKKi CAMPAIGBT . COUMITTISB
Qeo. I. Cochran. Chairman. Dr. Carl Kurts,^ Chairman. . 1
i - U. 8. Uwtterworth, Secretary Truman Colo, • Secretary, vi
W . A. Barker •T. 13. Newlin Geo. P. Adams . B. P. Johnson, jr.
H . D. wade R. J Waters . Chi W.Walker .J. *t. Newberry £ j
Reese LJewellyn M. N. Kakey ■ M. P. l-i*ht ■ . 13. K. C. Klokke
Oscar Mueller Hancock Banning " A. A. Eokstrom Robert C. Owona ;
I Job* O. "Austin John T. QrittltU IV J. McOonlitle W. J. Osterholt.
B. A. Meserva • i". W. Wlnt,' Jr. '