Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on October 17, 1890 · Page 3
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 3

Ukiah, California
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Friday, October 17, 1890
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DISPATCH AND DEMOCRAT A BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF THE TICKETS. Democratic Republlaan. GOVERNOR,. FOND H. H. niRKHlH Democratic. Republican. Came to California in Game to California in 1851. Lived ten years in 187a. Did not consider Butt* County, working part himself sufficiently at of the time in the mines, homo to vote in 1880, nor Drore cuttle across the in 1882. Began to look Plainfi. Became largely about for an office in 1884, interested in farming, as and aa a necessary pre- he still is, in Butte, Colusa, liminary, registered on and other counties. Went April 7th of that year, to San Francisco in 1865, Nominated for Congress and became a leader in immediately after, and car- tbe business community, ried the Sixth District by Elected Supervisorin 1882, 409 majority over K. F. by a majority of 7,648. Del Valle, the district giv- Bccame Chairman of Fi- ing Blaine 1,353 majority nance Committee in the over Cleveland at the same middle of the flsoal year, electien. Served two years Found tho municipal in Congress, and never finances in such confusion made a Bpeech or said a through Republican mis- word in a debate. Intro- raanagemont that the oity duoed a bill giving $76,000 owed $500,000 in current for a publio building at obligations. Introduced Los Angeles, whioh Air. business methods, and Clunie got increased in the acting in conjunction with present Congress to Mayor.Bartlott, forced cor- ^350,000. Was appointed porations to pay dolin- a member of the Coin- quent taxes, and brought mittee on Givers and Hnr- out a surplus at the end bore, and helped to frame of the year. Re-elected a bill of whioli the in 1884, by a majority of Chronicle said: "The 6874, when Blaine carried River and Harbor bill is of S. Francisco by over 4,000, little value to California." and not another Demo- Was the author of three cratio Supervisor was laws, one a Private Pen- elected. Won such dis- sion bill, one the Los An- tinction as u financier, that gelcs Publio Building bill, even in the Republican and one the bill dividing Board he was made Chair- the Judicial District of mon of the Finance Com- California. Came home mittee, and looked up to as and remained quiet un- an authority on tho sub- til just before the be- ject. Elected Mayor in ginning of the pres- 1986, by a majority of wit, campaign, when he 4,652. joined theOrand Army and Made such a record for the Loyal Legion, and bo- efficient administration, gun a hand-shaking tour that he was re-electod in among tho Republicans of 1883 by a plurality of 2597 the south. Nominated for over the Republican candi- Governor by what the date, although 0. C. Chronicle described as a O'Donnell, by extravagant trade in which there were promises,drewaway 10,000 "no scruples obout drug- Democratic votes. Vetoed ging the ermine in the every scheme for enriching mire of politics," tho pro- oorporationa at the expense coedings being engineered, of the public. Strove to as all accounts, Republi- seoure reasonable water can and Democratic agree, rates. Prevented the gift by ex-Secretary of State of valuable franchises to Dan Burns, a publio de- speculators. Defended faulter in the sum of the fundamental law of $31,739 69. the city against attempts to Placed himself, aftor the overthrow it. Worked for nomination, unreservedly tho mitigation of the in the hands of the State small-pox epidemic, visit- Central Committee, of ing the pesthouse during whioh Burns is the the height of the panic. leading spirit, and Introduced suoh effective Drnry Melone, whose business methods into the shortage, as Secretary of financial management of State, was $11,107 60, is the oity that there has one of the most promi- been a surplus every year nent members. In his since he took hold eight speech to the Committee years ago. (Burns and Melone) he " During these eight , a id: years, seven new school- ,, ,„ , ... houses have been built 'Allow ms to i »y that and all the old ones re- when I was sailed bsfore paired; many miles of tne convention at 8aora- streeta and sewers recon- * . t .i.j it..* T t,.i structed, numerous judg- •«*•.] ™« 1 f» B ments against the oity not reu a word of tba plat- paid, more than half the form adopted, nor had I bonded debt paid or pro- beard a word in respeet to vided for by an annual ., _„.... ( . /, . , sinking fund, gas and eleo- l4 » pwTiiioniJ that I had trio lights largely in- suoh oonfldonM in tho wiser eased; the City Hall join of that convention as nearly completed and the representative of tho R« b ^nU ^* T oUt*£s ^ UMB / Mn 7 «f 1 *" the municipal tax rate has »»• "» M S ts ^P* steadily declined until last it, and pledge myielf to year it was only * 1 on the i|jjj a by iti provisions"— hundred 1 for all purposes, CoUma Markham'a opening or $.8185 on the *10U after . . „ „ . deducting the special taxes m S« n ^"wwco, for the Park, Now City Sept. 19, 1890. Hall and bonded debt. Imme aUWy afterwards, This is the lowest rate refwring to the same corn- known in San Francisco and Melons) within .twenty years, and ^ ih £ expfMM d his re l among the lowest in the , ".jon-ni,, & i t State" In taking the »«w MW P 10 Governorship, Mr. Pond "I bays every confidence would really be taking • , ^ [Mr . Dm BBrM less arduous position than .,. _ , n . . . n •_ the one he now occupies. •»* Wl BUU Ooit .-al Oom- The expenditures of the mittee, J and I aa willing to Ban Francisco government ,1 IM myielf in their hands, laet year were H381 .02S, ' t T ^jw te g9 or more than the usual _T.„„. tfc .„ „,.7_. .,J expensee ol the State tho? ••• *»« government, while the I will try and a§ far as complexity of the ad- possible, whatever they in ministrolivo mochaniKm tn( ; r jaogmenK may ese fit under the control of the t , dieUV , »_ 0 oto»ieI Jllarfc- Mayor vastly exceeds that u "™*™ under the control of the <»< Saratoga Hall, San Governor. A good Gov- fVoncisco, Sept. 18, 1890. ernor might not mnke a competent Mayor, but a good Mayor can certainly make a good Governor. Pond was nominated for Governor in 1S90, by the independent voteB of the country delegates without any trade, bargain or understanding with any man or men. In his speech to the convention, indorsing the platform he said: "I have road your platform, and indorse it most hsartily, I assure yon. If I am oleotod I thall en- doaror to oarry it oat in IO far as it ji in my power, and strive to inaugurate a striotly and thoroughly basinets administration." Democratic. Republican. just rosigned his place as Judge of the County Court of San Francisco. Judge Stnn'iy, during the four or five years he has served in that eapaoity, has distinguished himself for a severe rectitude of purpose, a thorough comprehension of the judicial function, a profound knowledge of the law, and a firm resolution to ' ferret out and seenre the punishment of official delinquents." Resumed the practice of the law after hie resignation, and for the past ten years has been senior member of the firm of Stanly, Stoney 4 Hayes. Has managed many important cases and won a place among the leaders of the California bar. Democratic. Republican. of Supremo Court Reporter, thus acquiring an intimate acquaintance with the practice of tho tribunal. Was recommended for tho Supreme Court nomination this year by unanimous resolution of the bar of LOB Angeles, Democrats and Republicans alike. SECRETARY OF STATE. W. C. HENDRICKS Ei O. W.1ITK LIEUTENANT-G OVERNOI n. F. DEL VALLE A notive son Mud the J. B. HEDDICK Lived for twenty years descendant of native sons, in Calaveras county and Served with honor Dis- never was heard of out- trict Attorney of ios side of its limits until his Angeles county. Elected noui'iation. Served in to the Assembly twice and the Assembly in 1881 ,with- then to the Senate, where out attracting any atten- he took at once a leading tion." place. Bore an active part in all the debates of the anti-monopoly era. Won such a reputation by his fight in behalf of the pub­ lio that he became the natural candidate of his party for Congress in 1884 against Markham. Ran 944 votes ahead of Cleveland in the district, and 326 abend in Lus AugeleB county, where both he and Markham lived. Came within 409 voles of carrying the Sixth District. CHIEF JUSTICE. JOHN A.STANLY W. H. BEATTY Came to California just Admitted to the bar in after the war. Appointed California ill I860. Went County Judge in Stin Fran- to Nevada in 1963 and cisco in 187U by Governor lived there until 1880. Height. Performed his Occupied high judicial duties so nbly that when position in Nevada with his term expired, eighteen credit, but when defeated months Inter, his oppo- for re-election to the Chief 1 nents did not name a can- Justiceship came to Cali- didato against him. Re- fornia. Elected in 1888 to ceived the unanimous the Chief Justiceship for nomination of the Demo- an unexpired term, run crutic, Republican* and ning behind hie ticket. Taxpayers' patties, and Has performed his duties was elected without oppo- conscientiously and with sition. On July 27th, ability. 1871, the Call said of him: "Judge Stanly certainly deserves well of this community, for his manly^and straightforward conduct in dispensing the duties of the County Judgeship. If there be an unlawful evil he meets the issue squarely by saying so. His conduct is in suoh marked contrast with that of some other public officers thst we consider it the duty of the press to occasionally draw attention to him. Resigned October, IHli, on which occasion tie EuUdln said: "We announce . his resignation with regret. Judge Stanly has made a good record. He has been unflinching in the discharge of his duties, and has had the boldness and nerve to denounce corruption in office. No man has of late years been conneoted with ihe administration of justice whom therogues more cordially dislike than Judge Stanly. He has, on the other hand, retained the confidence of the public, whom he has served with ability and undeviating fidelity." The Examiner said: " California, notwithstanding the fatuous censures of certain press-writers, has reason to be proud of the high ofearaoter of her ju- didiary. Among them all none was held in higher estimation than the Hon. John' A, Stanly, who hue. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE, Unex'd. Term. JACKSON HATCH J. J. BE HAVEN A native son. Served' Elected District Attor- four years as District At- ney of Humboldt county torney of Colusa county, in 1867. Served in the making such an excellent Assembly in 1869 and in record that he was BP - tho State Senate in 1871. pointed, two years ago, Appointed City Attorney First Assistant United of Eureka in 1878, in which States District Attorney, position ho served two He has infused vigor into years. Elected Superior the management of that Judge in 1884 and Repre- office, making life misera- sontative in Congress in ble for smugglers, illegal 1888. He has won no timber cutters and other reputation in Congress and offenders against the Fed- came back in the middle of oral laws. the session to lobby with the Republican Convention for a nomination to the Supreme Bench. He obtained it by what the Chronicle described as a trade with the Markham men, in which there were " no scruples about dragging the ermine in tils mire of politico." A cousin of the late Formerly Naval OBeer Vice-President Hendricks, and then Chief Clerk of Came to California in 1849 the Mint. Nominated for and engaged in mining, in Secretary of State, not on which he is still largely account of his qualilcav- interested. Has lived in tions for the place, but Oroville for more than solely because he had ac- thirty years. Elected to quired the enmity of Jndge the State Senate in 1872. Field. Making his cam- Subsequently served as paign exclusively npon his State Prison Director, record .as a victim. Elected Secretary of State in 1886. Continued the honest administration of his Democratic predecessor, Thomas L. Thompson The only Republican occupants of the position dur- the last two decades, Drnry Melone and Daniel M. Burns, now the managers of Colonel Markham's campaign and the guardian of his conscience, had been defaulters. Mr. Hendricks conduoted his offioe with suoh scrupulous up- . rightness and such marked ability that his renomina- tion by the San Jose Conventions was a matter of course. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE, Full Term. JT43IE* V. COFFBV C. H. OAROUTTB The moBt famous Su- A Native Son. Elected perior Judge in the State. Superior Judge in Yolo Formerly a journalist. County in 1884, and has Served in the Assembly performed the duties of in 1875 and 1887, where, his office with credit. Conas Chairman of the Judi- sidered a very respectable oiary Committee, he took a young man. Obtained the leading part in the fight nomination to the Supreme against bocdle and mono- Bench by a trade with the polies. The Call (Repub- Markham men. lican) said of his legislative career: "Each time he ran he received the largest Tote, of his ticket, running largely ahead of every other candidate. At eacu session of the Legislature he was chairman of the delegation, and occupied in the Assembly a position of trust, honor and leadership which no one there could rival." Elected Superior Judge of Han Francisco in 1882, ' and re-elooted in 1888 by nearly 8,0U0 majority. Won such a reputation for knowledge, ability and unswerving integrity that when the Blythe case with all its scores of claimants came to trial, it was unanimously resolved to submit it to him without a jury. In all the vicissitudes of that extraordinary litigation, there waB never a whisper against Judge Coffey, and his decision, depriving all the claimants but one of their hopeB of winning $3,000,000 was received without a murmur. Judge Coffey hay a longer cttluudur than any other Superior Judge in the State. He has a better and more definite knowledge of Probate law than any other man. in California, CONTROLLER. JOHN V. DCSN K. P. COLGAN Elected Auditor of San Twice elected Sheriff of Francisco, by the working- Sonoma oounty. No rec- men's party. His vigilant ord of any familiarity with care for the finances of the financial affairs, city ooinmended him to the Democratic Convention in 1882 as the right man to rescue the State from the corrupt ring fostered by the Republican Administration. He was elected and immediately proceeded to overhanl the financial management of all departments of the State Government. Discovered the frauds by which Secretary of State Dan. Burns, the presont manager of the Markham campaign, and his Deputy, Thomas H. Reynolds, had depleted the Treasury of $11,739,59. Also unearthed the, defalcation of $11,107.60 fn the office of Mr. BumB' predecessor, Mr. Drury Melone, now one of the leading .members of Colonel Markham's State Central Committee. Also unearthed the embezzlements of John S. Gray, J. J. O'Brien, Grant I. Taggart and others. Prosecuted an unrelenting fight against the railroads for delinquent taxes. Presented estimates to last Legislature for expenses of government for the fiscal year 1890 and 1891, falling nearly $5,000,000 short of the amounts actually appropriated. Re-elected in 1886, and now after eight years service is again re­ nominated in response to an irresistible popular demand. STATE TREASURER. ASSOCIATE JUSTICE, Full Term. OBORUB H. SMITH I, C. HABBISON Admitted to the bar in A member of the suo- 1357. Llvadan California cessful law firm of Jarboe from 1868 to 1861. Came & Harrison, back in lbC8 ejnd settled in Los Angeles, where he practiced ,1« •'. Served in the Stat. 8a ite in 18781879. tiled the position ADAH HEBOID JT. B. HeDONALD A successful business Came to California in man and farmer. Promi- 1860, but has nevor been nent in the culture of heard of outside of Stanla- fmit. Brought a fine iuua county since. Baa business eapaoity to the never had experience in a dutils of State Treasurer, public office, and bis qnali- to whioh office he was ncations for the State elected in 1886. Has kept Treasurership are a matter the affairs of his depart- of conjecture, ruent in perfect condition. Nobody has ever suggested the existence of scandal under his administration.

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