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- publican platform and pledged himself before CKOCKEU HELD TILL UST to work for the election of the whole ucxet i Deiieve in a good days pay for a good dajs work he said The Republican party has always been the woritingman s nest friend If it Is good The crowd was beginning to call for Crocker some time before fhalrn an Samuels introduced the Republican standaid bearer The cheers rose again and again before he could for the Nation to be governed by this ertat nnrtv is It 1aDirQhu vn San Francisco which nnPa o mh t speak Then he bald our oartv should have Rnnhin I will not take much of jour time in cnarge or its affairs thi bist MIMCIPU TICKET Gebrge Alpere a member of the piesent Board declared that if reelected he would give the same faith ful seivice in the future that he has given during the present term He was followed by Joseph Nyland who ouiia iic liiwuu cu ue on wie sa ime ticket with the Theodore Roosevelt of the Pacific Coast Henrj J Crocker The statement won great applause Robert A Vance prefaced his re - int - rks bv sajing that he merel in tinned to saj what everj man woman mid chile in San Trannsco knew to be the truth that we have the bet mu - ric pal ticht ths cit Is capable of procuring After enumerating tne ul lout received with generous applause he asked hie heirers to vot1 the whole ticket firm top to bottom and caused Mr f halrman and fellow ReDUbHcans he I caue the hour is late I will not D night discuss the charter or the bond issues ou are interested in the improvements to bp made with the 17 ttO 0 which he have voted to borrow and I want to pledge v ou that If I am the rext Major of San i rancisco thee as semblj districts and all the res - idents here will get their full share in the bet terments I do not think all the voters down h - re in the Mission have me stacked up ju - t right I have not been understood bj some of mj fellow citizens who Imagine that I am in some wav unfrlendlv to the workingmen Will vou let me tell jou that I have never been on an but the friendliest terms with workingmen all my life I dn not believe there Is anj need for differences between em plojer and emploje if each will recog - rlze the other as a man with equal rights amicate each name being i as he himself possessed Perhaps I ma cr t 3n 1 i I Alaa art frf1iri triit Ut UOIUUIICU li cict a uii uiui happened the other dav down here in the Mission I was in a group of work ingmen some of whom were hostile to me one of them said You 11 rever gel anj office so long as I have a vote 1 asked him what he meant and he replied oi settled the Electric Linemen s strike didn t jou Well I answered jou are the first man that has told about it I have not said am thing about it Yes vou aid he said I am blacklisted I i corsi Ji able laughter by incidentallj lerrarking that he was next to the bottom Thomas C Duff promisee that If elected he would officiate In a striightfoi waid and honorable nan - irtr George Dletterle made the same pledge a a bfts fo his bid for vcei ai was loudlj cbeied After a rattllig good song by Booths quaitet John U McDougald the candidate foi Treasuier declared that the Republicans had male the condition of the wotklngmen of Call foinia ami San Francisco 200 per cent bettei thin It was ten jears ago He was loudlj cheeted Louis N Jacobs nominee for Recoidei got a hcaitv greeting and pleased hi hcai eis bv a simple pledge of faithful woik if elected Harrj Behr candidate foi le - ehinon as Auditoi was equallj brief You all know nif he said and you all know mj recoid It will be just the same next term as this H4I1HS MEM llECKlfci hut I cannot oui i cainioi Judge George H Bahrs nominee for Assessor was greeted with enthusiasm and made the longest speech of the evening This vvas excusable in view of the fact that It was the opening of his campaign He spokp in pait as follows We have the word of the Democratic nominee for Major that the Republican partj is In the majoritj In this city and If to how Is U possible that I can lose ihls fight - If the pledge of the party goes with the nomination I shall certainly win My opponent has been Industriously circulating the Idea that it is the duty of Republicans to support him Vow 1 8a that Mr Dodge has forfeited everj consideration of the voters of this city The cnarter proviaes mat fiooo a vear was all tne salary to be para Assessor jet it is a matter or record that he undertook to draw 1000 more per tear being 15 per cent of the amount received for the collection ot poll taxes and was only defeated by the State Supreme Court Henry H Lynch candidate for Sheriff on the Republican ticket mut have felt extremely flattered by his reception as he stepped upon the platform When the cheers finally subsided Mr Lynch looked beamingly upon the big crowd of voters pres - ejit and said As your candidate for Sheriff I shall If elected do my full duty tp the best of my ability tir T W Morris candidate for Corine - et work M friend ou come to mj office tomorrow niornine I told him and I will piove to jou that there Is no black - list against tne oiu euipius ui cue Telepnone companj That was part of l i i r tno nin m urv Dnoiiio ine a8iiciiiriii - iai uu - not be blacklisted for their part in the strih - t anu i wiu wc i i l 7 me agremeni i e - unt - u oui J case Well this man - his name is Rich - 1 ard Condon came down to see me thej next morning anu now ne is uuck at work I mention this incident at the request of friends here simplv n show what m ideas are legaiding the relation that should exist between workingmen and their employers 1 have alwavs vo - - ked for harmony and good feeling and if jou know anj man who ever worked for me vou will find that he is mj frie - nd and is working for mj election If I am elected Major of San Francisco I shall go into othce without any strings - on mc and with the purpose of ti eating everj man in the citj wun full fair and equal justice I thank jou tor jour kind reception James McQueenej a member of th - - Linemens International Union anu Richard Condon the ex - striker whom Mr Crocker had mentioned were both Introduced and briefly but heartilj confirmed what he had said adding that Mr Crocker deserved the thanks of th men for his good offices in aiding to enu the strike I hope youll do all you cai VvrVJ to elect Crocker and Ljnch said Con - IO tne rA 7lh h inor customed speakers embarrassment at flrdnng himself the subject of loud and prolonged cheers The chairman then spoke a few words in beholf of John J Greif nominee for County Clerk saying that he was unable to be present and referred to him as a man whom the city papers had de - deccribed as the brains of the Count Clerks office for the last ten years After giving three cheers for the enUic - ticket the great concourse of voters filed out into the streets unanimous in the expression that It was the largest and most enthusiastic meeting ever held it the two districts t 1 j I

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 15 Oct 1903, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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