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POLITICIANS ADMIT CURRY
IS GAINING IN STRENGTH
Elimination of Roosevelt ? s T^ame From vJohrv
son's Campaign
Candidate^;:;:/ -^
GEORGE A. VAN SMITH
HE third week
preceding Califor
nia's firßt /nomi
nating election re
sulted in a series
of surprising de
velopments, which
besides their inev
itable effect on
the fortunes of the
/several candidates.
s=erved to clarify
tho situation for
the public >ye.
Tjioyp «iPv<F'lopmf>nts confirmed the
: ir<r>ii*v,-ai public 3n its I»1|«t ; that U the i
fight for « h«» repubUcan; nomination tot
snvrrnur '.vas and would «>nd a contest
l«<>rween t<^<retar.v of Charles F.
/ Oirry and Hiram W. Johnson, arid not
. Kf twf-en either Curry or .Tohnt-on and
A! -ion Anderson, put into the//jruber.
nuti.ririi race hy the Herrin machine.
Tfi:<t the pubVifs estimate of the
f irja'iibii is Pharod by the msnasrers of
t }\u25a0»«-\u25a0• sfvfrs! pibfrnatoria) campaigns
wa? < ojKluFivelv proved last /week by
t:h*« cirotjlar attack on Curry's private
/3 nd/offiHiil character sent to n<*wp
:\u25a0 papers supporting Johnson, and Phil
Stjurt'.n's .su<re.*sful effort to secure
Th^odnrr Uoos!f\elt's; repudiation of the
Cuis^ *>f !)t« : name, as a: \u25a0supporter .of
\u25a0Johnson. - : ..:•:/;•.•-: : ;"' ; ; ;/- : ./ /;/•\u25a0;:/:.//
i; atta«;k <\u25ba> rrnnv
:'.: '. : "Tli.- nitack on "Curry, reen employed
in bisoTic**. otli*>r state Officials and the
stt^mpt t/> stir up anti-J^wiFh feeling
was of a. character that the lib^l laws.
/.if nothjns <pl.se^ would keep out of the
*f>l umns of decent newspapers. It pur
ported i.O:<pr>:anate from the Good Gov
ernment league of Los Angeles and was
jnailp.riri th^ ofßrial franked envelopes
of I'nited States Marshal Leo V. Young
:.worth, \u25a0•.:'' ./\u25a0.-.;,. . . .;•\u25a0-" .'\u25a0-' :i \u25a0 \u25a0
• '"'/ Th<? good government organization,
ivhi.-n is tlye-j name under which the
Lincoln -Roosevelt campaign is bring
made in Los Angeles, promptly entered
/a-disi-iaimor of any knowledge of the
: origin of th<» circular. Johnson dls
< J.iimed any knowlr-dge of the cirru
: l«r, but <J*r!inf»d to express any opin
ion of it as a campaign dorumfnt. Rig,
/clean editors ot Johnson papers, like
< 'hest«^r H. Rowell of Fresno and E. J.
T»*»vlin /of Santa Cruz, denounced the
. cicHlar in thrir leading editorials and
demandc'l that the criminal responsi
.lvi<; for. it l>e brought to book. ; : . •
< VimV TTO BEXEFIT
Be that as it may. the followers of
all the candidates are desperately
arixipus to clear the skirts of their re
: F-pf'dixe organizations. .They fear the
Vvid^nt popular : resentment and they
are : tryijifr 10 decide who will suffer
: i th^f ! iiiosl f rom the attack. The detec
/ tiyn bf/ the author of the circular be
'..\u25a0fOr^ the. primary election would prob
a"iijy answer that' question. The ques
tion about /w-Tvich there/ seems to be no
div'is=ipn of opinion is: W^ho will benefit
riost from it? The answer is Curry.
VAn uiitruthful attack on any candidate,
compelled to abandon his personal
••ampaign berause of injuries received
jii : an accident- that nearly cost several
/ livff:;: would wake votes for that can
i dJdate \u25a0; ipveii' if .he were comparatively
unknown and had no oflirial record.
:-Rp<'sev<?lt>. denial that he is sup
/ pprtipg Hiram. W. Johnson for gover
nor: and that he sent Gifford Pinchot
io California ;tt i advocate the nomina
"t.iofv .'.of Johnnon was another develop
nxr-ht^ of the w*>ek. the importance and
effect of which/can not be estimated
. even approximately. Roosevelt's re
. pudiation of the misuse of his name in
.the California campaign was secured
.by Phil Stanton of Los Angeles. Will
Stanton's efforts to eliminate Roosevelt
as Johnson card result in^advan
. la^ng istanton alone at the expense of
.' Johnson, or will they advantage both
Anderson and Curry as well as Stan
• tbn?. That; Roosevelt's repudiation of
tlie, use: of his name as an advocate of
Johnson's' iibmination is considered a
serious blow to Johnson is evidenced
by the/suppression by some of the
•-.Johnson newspapers of the Associated
I Press dispatches containing Roosevelt's
statement, given to the public on Fri
day. \u25a0 .\u25a0 .' .'. '• •• ' ;
To say that Roosevelt's alleged advo
cacy of Johnson did not help the league
candidate would be to mouth political
nonsense. The- advocacy, of Roosevelt
-would hf-lp any candidate in any state
in tijis union! There is no room for
doubt about that. Every candidate for
republican nomination for governor of
California knew that Roosevelt's sup
port.was a real asset. Phil Stanton dis
covered: that the popular belief that
Roosevelt was for Johnson was a de
cided handicap for Phil Stanton Jn some
southern -California communities, and,
• snore particularly, in Los Angeles. He
took his troubles to Roosevelt, with the
result that the world at large was in
formed that Roosevelt was not for
. Johnson; that he was not interfering
in the California primary fight and that
.im-.roan had authority to use his name
; fn-.connection with the California fight
..or/any other republican contest for
party nomination, Johnson says that
...he" got the' impression that' Roosevelt
• nad srnt Pinchot to California from
'j'th'e.. newspapers supporting him for
•governor and from Pinchot, whom lie
"Ea.y'-Qnly briefly. / / -. . :
name i:li>iixated \u25a0
.-.- "Assuming that Johnson was deceived
\u25a0 :ny .the newspapers advocating His noro
inatinp and that he was not enlightened
b\r Pincljpt. the practical political fact
remains that, thanks .to the use of
Hpoeevelt's name in the Jbhnson /cam
paign. Phil Stanton was. able to. secute
a. repudiation of such use from Rooser
. volt himfcejf; How far reaching the
effect of Roosevelt's denial' will prove
will always be a maitter of conjecture.
That it -will have'- some -adverse effect
7>n Johnson's vote -can scarcely be
doubted, if it be Admitted that Roose-.
velfs support wpuld be valuable^! .' . The
public geaeraily. may not attach per
sonal blame to .Johnson "' for what it
considers politUal sharp practice: Sbme
men tvil! contend." that Jphnson knew
Roosevelt was not for him as against
other republicans. In any event.it
must result in discontinuation of the
Vise of- Roosevfilt's name' 'In Johrison r s
behalf.-- ..'... .^ _ \u25a0 ... :\
• Three- months^ ago."- .when; Anderson
was boosted Into tlie. gubernatorial sit
uation,-.scores of: men who had." lived
always in fear of the- mysterious power
of "the machine, could see only victory
ahead of the superintendent, of :-banks.
-They considered the machine, vote as a
' lenown- quantity, sufficient' to nominate
any respectable candidate over a field
• that cnust divide the admittedly larger
independent vote. They counted -first
.upon a .republican "primarj:" vote of ap
proximately .100,000. Cased upon the
averages 'of Uieir:^ experience in the
"election of delegates they estimated
• that .they started with 40,000 votes
that could be controlled or would be
"Cast -for' their -candidate .on the basis
of^ alleged party "regularity."' • .
3IACHF.\E FIGURES;;
" As against this.4o,oooout,of a'prob
*Rble total of 100,000. they were of the
opinion that no other candidate could
poll more than 30.01)0./ They contended
that Curry.-, without the co-operation
of a field of candidates conatitutins:, a
"ticket" could not break into the ranks
of the 'men who aligned themselves
cither as "regulars" or "independents;';
They put the reverie English on their
estimates of Johnson's chances fostered
by the Lincoln-Roosevelt league, and :si
complete ticket. /They argued logically:
enough that the selection of a complete
ticket by the Lincoln-Roosevelt league
would array all candidates not indorsed
by the league : against .Johnson.;. With
Stanton in the south to cut into / John
son's Lbs ; A ngel es .support and 'to-. pol I
a substantial minority slice of the vote
that could not be ordered into the' i»a] '-:
lot boxes. Anderson / appeared| to be. a
political i "cinch." - -. ' .' - . \ '\u25a0,
..That something -had :•' gone \u25a0 'wrong?
with the machine men's deductions be
oame apparent almost" before- the. pri-,
man" campaign was under way* In the
first place, pome 'of the most' importarjt
and most/influential men in the organ
ization'were, not in favor of Anderson
as a gubernatorial candidate; Some of
them were for one candidate; and: sorne
for another. A majority of them' ap
preciated tlip; danger of the situation
as viewed from an '\u25a0'. organize tion : stand-
point- They recognized Curry's tremen
dous personal strength : and admitted
the probability ; of;; Curry's; /inroads. on/
both sides of the .factional fence. Some
of them wanted iLlncoln-ltobsevelt
1 eapue Candida to who would \u25a0 -.: not be
offensive to thousands of regulars .who
were never .machine men. in/ the .ac
cepted sense, but who had been held in
line by ; the "party for : party's /sake'-'
slogan," //; / - "' * , *\u25a0
: It/ was -an open secret that an. impor-.
tant element . in / the machine, forces:
based their hopes of defeating .Curry
on the belief that Mayor Frank Mott
of Oakland might be made the Lincoln--
Roosevelt candidate, and / that they
could send: the "regulars" down the line
•with ' the leaguers for Mott against.
Curry. Frankly enough, they hoped, for
little from Mott, beyond forestalling his.
subsequent development, by the politi
cal department of a rival railroad and
the immediate defeat of Curry. ' They
had no reason to expect 1 that Mott. as
governor would give, them anything
more than a. square deal. .They be-.
lieved that with Mott as. a candidate,
for governor and backed -by '.the Lin
coln-Roosevelt. league,; their . Alameda
and Los Angeles.' county problems would
be solved and - Curry's - San :FrancLsco'
strength nullified. . .:\u25a0\u25a0//•'///"
MOTT MADE XO FUSS v //'\u25a0'-; . \u25a0;
The Loss Angeles leaders of the Lin
colh-Roosevelt league; refused to stand
for Mott. They declared that while his
nomination and election .might be' easy
enough for the league and the machine,
in combination, his election would . be
in effect a league defeat rather -than
a league victory.' Mott was relegated
to the post of valued supporter. : And
be it said to his credit that he iva^ hot
a party to the fuss made by his f riendv
on both sides of the factional fer»ce.
Another important machine faction
was out for John McNab of Ukiali; wlib,
with Xati onal ' Committeeman George
A. Knight^ had borne; the oratorical
brunt of the party's /battles for; years.:
Like the Mott men they did not get
far./ They were not only turned down,
but McNab was subjected to gratu itous
''affront when he came to; San Francisco
to make a graceful retirement from the
situation. With the passing of McNab,
the* formal announcement of Anderson's
candidacy was given to the /public, but
Anderson did not wish pubJlciy : to
acknowledge that he was the, machine
candidate. Stanton had broken into
the Los Angeles /situation and iiaa.de it
virtually impossible for the machine
bosses in the south to do anything for
Anderson. Their original opposition to
Anderson's selection '•-; and ; his :. subse
quent attitude toward the machirie men
did little to spur- them on in his behalf,
with the result that when; they finally
started the work of lining up the state
for him they found the . rank and :file
of : the party well set in its several
choices of gubernatorial timber. The
public was not prepared: to accept An
derson as a .'winning; party 'Standard
bearer. . '\u25a0./.;:\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0; \u25a0• ; ' \u25a0: . ' /. v '\u25a0•"'\u25a0•-.. \u25a0' ':-\ .'\u25a0 , :
If Anderson was induced to get into
the. race, by the promiseVthat Curry
could be coaxed or frightened out of
the: gubernatorial race the frailty of
that promise was quickly \ apparent;
Early in 1909 Curry,: who- had never
made any secret; of his . intention to
seek gubernatorial nomination- if ' the
direct primary was adopted in.Califor-.
nia, put the question ; of .candidacy : up
to Governor. GJllett. . .Curry said that
If Gillett, w-hp had made a g.bod goy
erhor, would say cither publicly or .pri
vately that, he sought a: second-. term
Curry would abandon his gubernatorial
aspirations /arid give . his support -. to
Gillett.". On the other: hand; ; If Gillett
would not /declare, that he; sought' re
nominatioh, said Curry, he ; would, -be- a
candidate subject to no string's and/no
conditions other than/the : will" of; the
republican electors . expressed '\u25a0'\u25a0 at - the
primary polls.' Gbyjerhor \u25a0' Gillett : de-*
cllned to announce that r he w;anteil "a.
second term. Curry began : his personal
campaign. He had no faction, or.- p'r-.
gahization behind himi.but/'he didliave
the advantage. of. an extraordinary.per
sonal acquaintance, a clean', official* .and
personal record,.- the prestige "of; br^akr
ing several/: machine > slates : framed
against himself and .a year'js i headway
before any. other candidateentieredtlie
field.' He/appreciated the value of the
direct . primary/ >-electiph. .layir ; and' he.
went . alter the : republican'
vote, as a. republican, asTcihg nothing
from: any faction; in.- the : party 'and:-in
sisting on his*. personal independehci?.. ..•
voTiis.Foii ci^Rky- .. ;'••\u25a0•; /•'\u25a0•;.\u25a0/' '\u25a0''
I )chbw . that.; prominerit !;Liricoiu-.
Rooseveit, leaguers, recognized as lead
ers pr.theautl-machtne .republicans; in
.southern California, .^advocated the es
pousal' of -. Gurry's -candidacy, .by the
league when it was .believed that Gov>.
ernbr Gillett • might:. seeic, renpmlnatjon.
:Eyery. : - one "fa. mil ' a T -with California
politics ."knows -that scores of republi
cans.rec6gni2.edai .leaders in the coun
try districts,"; where the Lincoln-Roose
velt .league .was . unknown, '.lined up
with Curry, immediately upon the an
.nouncemeiit, of • his', candidacy. ' With
the .advent 'of -.their/ respective candi
dates both the machine -and. the Lin
coln-Roosevelt '.league', were compelled
to-, niiake campaigns 7 looking I to -the •\u25a0di.
vorcemeiit- of- Curry; from- his -suppbrt
.ers. \u25a0/How" •well, they.- have succeeded
w!i,H -be determined by the- count of the
priiriary vote'.- - ' ; /• '\u25a0 " , . ;
. In-". at 'least, one .particuJar all v the
campaign'; managers : appear ,' to/have
erred grievously, is ; in," their
.estimates, of .the probable'- vote! cast.at
the" primary election. ./The c republican
registration -In .'Sari. Francisco- and Los
Angeles alone "is" in-'excess' of ithe-esti
niates originally ..placed, upon 1 , the" total
.primary vote by 'the'-'machiriemen.- The
republican \u25a0registraUon;in"AJameda /and
Sacramento; counties Is an : in
surance ; of .a. 'republican- primafyjyote
of more than '100.000. without reference
to the state 'outside of San Francisco*
Los Angeles.VAlameda and Sacramento.'
Granting , that theVregistration : in^the
interior is light,-it can. 1 not' be assumed
that the combined ..votefof.' 54 1 counties
will b£ ; less .than- a third , of \u25a0 the ivote ' of
four ;countiesJ • v Indeed, •'it - may":? be fas-'
sumed that the;republican primary/vote
4n "Santa Clara.^San Jbaquin>> Fresno
and'San Dicso counties will total 20.00Q. 1
\u25a0 _..... . ... \u0084'.,!• .-»•..'..- s ';'--'"': '\u25a0'\u25a0\u25a0:.. " ' \u25a0•- •. .- -••\u25a0••-..\u25a0 *•' '-• . " !:. : ••
MANUFACTURER WAS
FORCED INTO FIGHT
Candidate Who i Will Arrive Here
; Today Refused' Three
Times to Run t
Accepted Only Machine's
Scheme to Repudiate Pri? ;
mary La\v Was Exposed ;
;-\/.Ayv.G^='SpaJdihg;>t:.iSah^'Picgbi:;'c'a.nd'i'i
date for republican indorsement, for.ilie
United States senate : to succeed Frank
Flint* will arrive in Sari Francisco this
morn in g; to meet • the :.< San i'Frahc'iscp:i*e-
•publicans/-who \u25a0". have., .volunteered -to
; niak« liis campaign. ;;:' :/>: ' •/ /\u25a0• ; ' ' /\u25a0•\u25a0•\u25a0 '
•v '.Spaidin.gr, - who f is. • the 0 Jiea'd- of .the
athletic :K!opds! concern- which bears Ills
name, is a jiniquev candidate. - > Old
fashioned convention V spellbinders : and
factional;: .newspapers '.used to : -revel. : -i n"
hfßh flown"", phrase's V jibout. the ;;,office
secking'.tlio-man.- -..It. was -good, stuff' as
far/as. : it: /went. but. it j never deceived
any considerable number of .voters; and"
it ; seldoan ; contained- •; any tiling., like a
triithf ti.l ••; description- "of j i\r6
upon whom it was showered;. -v ;..'.••!..-' .".'..
..It may not ;be; said: accuratcjy . tha:t
the /office of United States senator has
:-.B6ui?iit'/Sp;aldipg','-'V:H ! 'nia^-i^e'^ifd4tWs L t :
he? was. forced: 'into 'the senatorial -pri- :
mary :.race /by; the 1 republicans, of south
ern i •California after lie i'had refused
three- times to consider, titpii* \u25a0\u25a0insistent
demand' that; hey permit .his name to 'be.
presented .in -oppositiph to Edwin : A;.
Mcßeryc .and \u25a0\u25a0'\u25a0•jo'hn ;p. /WorKi?.''. - 5 . ' ./•
l\\]Vl>ir>.\CY FORGICD . ' '': '\u25a0 .
; /\u25a0:Spa'ldiiis:wa;arnot-;fQrc§d'^nto.\th'e;'raec-'
until, after the fepiibl icaris of '\u25a0 .13 eouri
ties had completed a petition necessary
i to : put .his"iianie : pri' the. official repub
]lican primary ' ballot "arid until .they
{ made; i t clear to him that his. f ai lure to.
accept their; support. might in. an
attempt; to repudiate .the .senatorial- pro--
• visions oC the- dirccil prii>iary {election'
law; \u25a0.\u25a0;'. •\u25a0' •\u25a0'.•..\u25a0.\u25a0•\u25a0\u25a0. :\u25a0'.' \u25a0• ,' . -.
: Then at .the : eleventh- hour : Spaldins
prave. hiis;eonsentto the -use of his name
and- his nominating, petition was; rushed
to' Sacramento barely in time to insure'
him, a place- on' the' ballot. '• .\u25a0". \u25a0"
. .The. senatorial situation which' re
sulted in making" Spaldins a //candidate
is unlike anything: that has ever arisen
in- .a; direct primary state. When the
direct primary-law "was before the leg
islature of 19Q0 a democratic/element,:
demanding the; enactment ofa^nonpar
tisan. law similar to thVOregon; statute,
and some " mach iiie j ine.n, . denounced the
senatorial provisions. of the primary bill
as designed to insure. the re-election of
Frank Flint.. '....;•..'••••, - . \u25a0:' . '
.MACHINE'S SCHEME _ . . . : :
. Regardless of what Flint's opinion
-. of; the^ Jaw- may have beenhe refused' to ;
.submit his name to the <ele.ct.ors.. Judge
John ; D. Works of .Los Angeles' had
been putin the field- by -.the,- Lihcbln-
Roosevelt \u25a0\u25a0-. league. :; His 'attacks y on
former President- Robseyelt: ; and "Mils
advocacy of state diyisiori. rose up' to
damn: his; candidacy,: and the ' machine
meri; evolved 'a • negatfy a .'.'.scheme' de'r
sighed to ; nullify- the .senatorial- "pro
visions ot the : primary 'law; and result
in the re-election of Flinty I They: knew
that .Works could; not. hold -the-. utijted.
support of th^ Ijinepin-Robseveltieaigue.
and that his anti-Rppsevelt screeds-.and
state \ division •/ proclivities :/tt'6uid/'en'
able, theto to lineup a majbriiy ofvtlie
hold over • senators • against him: ; -.;../ ...
"Their scheme was.: to' keepVoiit' all
oth er candidates -. for , t he Uri i ted. . States
senate, permit ./Works to'; : w.iri .the in
dorsement by default and a correspond
inglysmall vote. They purposed to go
to the legislature. insisting that there'
had been no contest and that fhe;in
;. significant vote they expected Works
vto PQll could not be' construed • as -: a
party indbrsement.of: his: .candidacy.
Then Flint's. name was to be presented
to the -caucus and .the republicans in
both; branches of . the; legislature .bound
by its vote to re-el<ct him. • .' • -.'\u25a0\u25a0 ..."
meserve spoils plan ' ':' ]•'\u25a0''\u25a0. \u25a0
/;\u25a0; The machine }rn<sn'js : ; plan •Avchi'with.a
swing., until ; ;^dwin^A'^^eserye,' v an;.;old
time machine man of .libs -Angeles; saw.
a chance to Syln a : seriatorial toga; with
slight ehTort. ; lie spoiled/ the machine
scheme •by declaring" Jiiniself . into '.the
senatorial race aim proceeding . to make'
capital oiit ;of . Judge Wbrks' .weak
nesses. ; '\u25a0'\u25a0 .'"'-.'. . . . \u25a0" \u25a0; • : ••.'\u25a0
Then the ;\u25a0• republicans . of . southern
California'awakenbd: to the dangers of
their; situation. • -The>- appreciated the
fact that northern California's conces
sion of the souths right to elect-Flint's
successor. ' would result ' in leaving: the
race- and . tire .seat .-in : the senate- to
Wbrks-.and-.-Meserve if they- did not.-be
stir.- .themselves. /Prior ;to . Meserve's
adLyent both machine men and indeperid
•ents^in Lbs -Angeles, had • failed, that
county, for. an -ayailal?le;' riiari only ;to
be. ' confrojited ;'. with ; conditions that
•forced tTiem'to'aba.ndon"inan after. man;
r Sbiithern Galifornrans,* urged Yon 'by
, northern; repiiblicanSj." formed" a south
ern -California"- committee" to bring, put
,'a"r candidate." who"; would. be independent
of ~alj -factions -.and;,^^cliques,, a genuine
republican -and-, repfesentativei of '< the
interests of California.. That committee,
iyhich- was headed "by .0." A.- Davidson,,
was unanimous in:choosing. A; G.-Spaldl
ing, whose /name had. been -mentioned
'in. connection -with Isenatbrship; In
;the ;'*?ast -and -.'in J northern -.California.
Spalding 'h'ci.d 'treated • the • mention* of
• hinisdlf as a- carididate*. for.' the; United
States . senate' infthe; light j of. a. pleasant
cbm'plirnettt,- tb}l^n*|v'er^serlqu«ly^flle:
had neyer.played-politics. He" had made
a; phenomenal^ success of' his" own -busi
' njes^ and was ' making |a ' success Qf [li\»
jwo rk •; for'; • San ' Di ega '.county.' 1 as-f^ vbl
untcer.- cbmniTssio'neV, of ? i ts - great good
roads projecL- '.\u25a0•\u25a0--.• . *.. .-v. : .\u25a0 "
pisciiXES.THnEE.TiJrBS; .' .-•\u25a0.•' v
; : - Spladirig thanked ; tlie 'committee [ Eor
its bffer p.f -'support Tarid : declined. ' He
Reclined* a second' and -aj third;time \u25a0 be- i
fore he was made, to; appreclate^the '' $x
traqrdinary: situation In ;the • republican'
part>;. - Then hefcapitulated,Vackridwl
edging "a- duty] to the .republicans' of*: 12
counties 'who'- had. formally- petitioned
him.' to enter the race.; His acceptance
.was,' however, . c.onditionedi on the::ap.
prova'l ;of his'. personal 'platform.' ; That
platform :an absolute I . \u25a0\u25a0refusa.K- to
' make any pre-election promises to* any
one or. . to . become * committed.;- to .any
special interest, brganized"body;orlindi-_
yiduals.V- It , also H definitely ! lixed
amount.; of -.money ,, sthaf5 thaf. 4 mighf,;be. r ex-;
peiided on his behalf as a sum,_equarto
orfe- y ear's --pay !~of»' a 'senator, ".which r he
himself: was .to.' deposit ".with; a} ; trustee,
to -be. .used .only -for> legitimate^cam
palgn-expenses7-- -^ ; ' " - v.: .*.**.-•".: .*.'**.'-•". i
.--. fSpalding's candidacy,; has "taken, hold
of :i northern /.California;-; as, it-Jgrlpp'ed
so-uthern- Galifornia.V -He- ;is jecognized
as; ah'..* unusually,'. successful"Jb'usiness- v
man; 1 with ; ample .'_ means \- to-Mnaintain
his independence^ as-a" senator; : He^'has
rib.factio'nali pblitlcalfrelationsta'nd mo
private'_ I 'interests- v to;'serye,'; r and^he'. has
declared -i that i f .'cl ected '? to r thef senate
he will'. r^epresent!the.'whole. people.' \u25a0
Gibbon 'l ndorse(l/for. Senate •
- -Thomasv E. t Gibbon "of ";X<os^Angeles
was"' indorsed ; f or^ the '"democratic": nbm-'
Jnation "for. United -States ?se"nator,"at\ a
meeting of ~ they San iFranciscb j. demo-;
'cratfc^club-'of 'therthlrtS'^nlhthidistrict i
F^idayV.'; nigh t,S v and*;; resolutions;":; were
adopted urgin er'-; all i democrats * of l ; the
= district ad v throughout^ the instate i^to
>'rite; in' Gibbon' mary?
; ; balloo y The .club ;also>elected 'I l'iqf jthe
•26 delcgatcsVappbrtioned to|thejdistrict;
I f or ;"tlic3 cm o cra *'ic<'couhty,l convention/;
Spalding Is Coming
To Make Campaign
\u25a0A. GvSpalding, San Diego athletic goods mdnafqctureu &ho is a candidate
••.;\u25a0' /. ;\u25a0. ;\u25a0•. •.; / {for the ..senatorial 'nomination. / . "
leaving 1 ' To; names -.to • be- chosen.' -by tlteA
regular democratic club of die. district.
AVentworth's. Campaign ": /
A; Wentworth, candidate for
the republican nomination for; the, as-
semb'.ly /in- the .thirty-sixth"; dts'trlct, ' is:
making • liis - : .ca mpaigh .on a: platform :
that has; as its; distinctive ;.plank; : the
bppositioh *to .all- trespass laws aimed
at thefree right 'to'fish..- » -
':, Wentworth himeelf is. an enthusiastic':
fisherman^ agd -a, director .pt ; the Cali
fornia- ang-lers'-- -association. /• lie \u25a0 alsb:
was a former me/in her/ of: the. state : le^g--'
islatufe.,' and : declares, that." hie; \u25a0\u25a0has.; the ]
Sate From scto/s2J)oonE*^
• ;':; ' : " •'••'''' : ; - : -^ : " :; ' Tffpf rririTrTr^^ ' :; '""""'' " ' " f
825 MARKET STREET. OPP. STOCKTON STREET, COMIWERCB/IL BLDG. |
TAKE ADV&NTASxE OF THE I3f££/i J BARGAEhIS 1
tHm§i/m i
I Good; Stylish, Dependable^S )
I mm^rHkßE is a chance to help yovr bank /iscqumt \ **^$i \
\u25a0 No Old Stock, No Old Styles' No Inferior Values, BUT THE GOOD RELIABLE KIND PF FOOTWEAR S
y*? ff 1 ** THAT HAS VSADE OUR NAME A HOUSEHOLD WOR.D FOR THE f
y\ every p*m~TrrTEQ-\ I^\ST THIRTY YEARS— ARE OFFERED FOR. SALE | every pair fitted [ S
'[ m»S [^ SEE Oilß SPIENOW WINDOW DISPLAY \ ™^— — IS |
W GREAT VALUES IN f^l WOMEN'S CHEAT VALUES mTI I
Wmm^m grade ;"^ IN WOMEN'S $ I I
W fel Shoesand Oxfords^ /Kflß^^^ ; SHOES ) V\u25a0 - SHOES HIGli mXI J^ V|
:* I I «JH 4PPS AFJL STYLES BUT- ifoirlra quality >icl kid lace ,«iid A prettY dcMmhle : drr.a -hoe , oft n , A ,!J;| ID .^^ D ilVrti I Vrt- E *\ r H*S?i!I 5
t fiRFAf VALUES IN BOYS' "IRON CALF" BOYS' PATENT COLT GREAT VALUES IN WOMEN'S f
BtT "^fl Shoes -^V /-^"BlucherCut-Shoes BLACK SUEDE f
X HIGH GRADE //y4Prll/ fill 25 Jl J\ 2k' i a^^ jnUnl YAMr -a
: ; PATBXTCOLT. BUTTOX OXFORD > A .turdv Whoe for sturdy bo-rs; the A ciirpcct Mylf for ltoy^ — a nho'e ~£TUAP PUMPS, uewW ".Nfdrii" g
[ W «h,bl«e.. K ray, bronrn^and, i^^^^^UVS^i^'x^ll rtoyounsMm-irin^ proud 10, Kfcapr. >itra -hort vamp,, band W
v KID ; .BI.UCHER^ OXFORDS—^ew w ,,ie»,' studded with .steel nails, ; an- > Jtopn. new "Htgh. S.-hoor jiha»c. rheeli,; ttUKY "Aeektle" bow on %
\ mm* VICI m GIRLS' PATENT COLT INFANTS' SHO^
y I ft. SCHOOL SHOES P^ ANKLE STRAP; Jan Kit Black Rg|S 1j [ 1
>rk 4p%/^ pumps Kld and whltc Wp ifeJ^X ' «
l he^her* tlD«r^exte M lon 'Qn«% »«bape!' toe*, extennion uwJles, "Keck- Toot Form"! »hapc. -plalu «nd Slim 6 to . 5. .....-....:;. .'.*»,! • tO}
trmrtln*li*lfliol"".* a3OC -: Ule»boW f on varap». Cfpft tipped toe^hm^turued >»>«- CQe V '^">« t- % *° **• »14K; iU*es H^i'
inaorss.emci naorss.emcn t of .15,000 hunters and ahg
lers'Jn San Francisco. . / - ; . ; /:
.; His; slogan is. 'that the right to hunt
has been taken. from the pe'jpTe, through
trespass .laws;-, giving.! a /monopoly to
wealthy /.land . owners .and clubs, j and
that.h.e ism /the assembly fight to : pre
serve to the people \u25a0generally the; rights
to fish-. that are. ndw : enjoyed.";-/. : \u25a0 '?\u25a0 / .
BAR KEEPEH SE1IOU8I,Y:: INJURED--Albcrt
"-. Diedrlch,. 'a. .h^ary tender,. f«»ll t«> •'.-' tlie: . paTC-;
.\u25a0 infnt at Taylor street near. Turk whiln Intoxi
: ' rated- last • and suffered a. basal.. fracture .of
\u25a0 the. skullvrHe i-.was takipn to: the; central emeri;
. : - rncy ~ hospital J hy- Polire ; FVanlc ' McCoDneH. If
:is thought that he will die. . \u25a0\u25a0•\u25a0'• \u25a0•/ ' . /<
JOHNSON PLANS
FINAL ROUNDUP
Lincoln^Ropseveit Candidate for
Governor "to Make Another
Tour of South
: Hiram W. Johnson, candidate for the
republican nomination for. governor, is
planning .to bring his state campaign
to a close/ with a trip this ;'/ wrek
through'thc south and a final scries of
meetings during, the last week before
the primary election in. San Frajiciseo.
Alameda /county and the vicinity of
. Sacramento. On the coming southern
trip Johnson will speak only ";in the
larger cities, having touched most of
the smaller centers, of .population dur
ing, his/automobile tour of the section.
. '. Johnsoh/spoke last night; nt the Au
ditorium rink in /San Jose and will
leave for the south tonight. His ittn
erary for this week/includes- meetings
Monday; night at San Diego, Tuesday
night ; at/ Santa Ana, Wednesday night
at / San » Bernardino and Redlands.
Thursday 'night at Colton and lifver
side, Friday night a * Simpson, audi
toriumin'lios Angeles, Saturday aftrr
bbon at Redondo and Saturday night
at Santa Monica arid Ocean Park, /
-'\u25a0/.Tentative plans have been made/for
the last- local Johnson meeting, to take
the form of a big rail y at one of th^/
largo rinks on Saturday night prccod
ing;the. primary .election. Several
smaller: meetings will be held in vari
ous parts -of the city earlier in the
week, *us well as meetings in the Ala
meda-county cities and in Sacramento.
:\u25a0\u25a0: Harris "VVeiristock and . Charles . S,
Wheeler of this city have been invited
to speak at the final Johnson rally in
.tios Angeles: on the evening of t>atvir
day," July 13; and probably will also
speak at San .Diego on the Friday
night preceding. ..Other meetings have
\u25a0been planned; for the last week in all
parts of. the state by the Linooln-ltoose
velt league, in which prominent league
Speakers willpartlcipate.
LITTLE SON ARRIVES
IN P; C. HALE HOME
Friends Are Congratulating
Prominent Society Couple
llr. and : Airs. Pren tiss Cobb Ilale are
receiving, the. congratulations of their
friends upon the arrival yesterday of a
little son. • ilrs/ Hale is one of the
prominent society, matrons who has de
voted her tihie to charity affairs as well
as to social activity, and she has a wide
circle of friends.
The Hale home in Vallejo street is
one of" the/ most hospitable ia the city
and . the country home at Shasta has
been the scene of many informal-affairs
during the season. V;
' Mrs. Hale was . formerly . Mrs. Linda
lioag Bryan, and her wedding was an
event of a. season or two ago. She has
traveled most of the time since • her
marriage;- and has /been entertained,
with her husband. In the : eastern cities.
! ':. There/wiir be . congratulations /from
friends :in-; many, places when the news
is learned of the arr.ival/in the family.
CURRY CONFIDENT
OF NOMINATION
Candidate, Still on Crutches,
m Arrives in City on Way ia/
Los: Angeles
\u25a0/\u25a0.:\u25a0-./:- — : v \u25a0 T
"1 am, going /to win because J am the.
only-candidate who; if nominated a:i«I
elected* will not be dominated by • ;t
boss. TJirs is a simple campaign,' 1 anx
playing/my- friends against the other's
money. My friend 3 are the kind of men.
that can "Either be bullied or bough:."
That is Charles F. Curry's estimate of
the \u25a0'\u25a0'\u25a0.republican.', gubernatorial contest/
which will be determined at the -pri
mary election on August lt>.
/On .frutt'hes, and accompanied by Pr.'
J. A. McKee of Sacramento. Secretary .
State Charlcs/F. Curry arrived In S:in ':
Francisco/last night on his way to t*»>*^
Angeles.: to- finish the campaign which
he confidently believes will result in.
giving him the republican nomination
for governor of (California. / ,
Ilis -injuries an:, the orders of his
physicians Will compel Curry t«> aban
don his plans for an extensive personal
tour of southern California. He will b«
unable- to. go t«> -the voters as he hi*
been going to them before his autom«»
{ bil«T fell over a cliff in the Mpndoclr>-».
[county hiJTs. Iffs left teg is drawn an.l
stoff. and he gets about with difficulty;
even on crutches. His campaigning: Iri
southern California will, of /necessity,
consist of consultations with; the men lit.,
charge of his- campaign, and in meeting
thop<» republicans who go to. hf3' : hea»l- :
Quarters and hotels. ./ /••;/;.://,\u25a0 \u25a0•'
Democratic Activity / ; •
With the coming week E*ll-Spell<try
clubs are to ,by? formed by the demo
crats of "Alameda anJ Santa Clara,"
counties In the interest of tl»c bourbon,,
candidates for governor ami lieutenant
governor. A clubalready exists in t.bts
city and another in Los Angeles. :
.' Plans for th^ democratic state organ
ization- are being perfected, and the
various county and district organiza
tions will soon be in readiness to.besin
an /aggressive campaign.
h'Acretary John F. Murray of : the».
j democratic statf central committee is
I now on the road attending to details
i of state and county organization, while
(Chairman d* Witt is conducting the
I business at the state headquarters.
B»»ll is taking a close personal Interest :
in the arrangements, and is In dally
conference with De Witt over matters
of detail. , .
MOTION TO DISMISS
\u25a0 JING JEW IS DENIED
Police Judge Deasy yesterday dentert
the motion to dismiss the case of Jing
Jew, the first of the gamblers arreste«l
at the Siberia clubrooms. at 25. tt and
29 Ross alley, on July. 19. At the rr
ques.t of Attorney Hanley for the de
fendant a continuance was granted till
Tuesday. In" view of the evidence at
the coroner's Innuest on iFrtday It Is
considered Improbable that any action
will be taken against Policeman Mc-
Eachem for shooting and killing Wons
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