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THE EVENING WORLD, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1922.
4 S 4 I4r IV. ,lv MILLER ACCUSES SMITH ON TRANSIT Says "Al" Would Undo All Constructive Plans. SYRACUSE. Oct. ll. Gov. Miller, la a replr tctoy to tatment of Mayor HyUn, In which th Jitter dlscuvscd the Interborough-Monhat-Un ralUon plan nhlch lm ben submitted to the Transit Commission, declared that Alfred E. Smith, tlu Democratic candidate for Governor. Is running on d"pIedo to undo all that haa been done" In vrorklns oui thla conitruettve plan ond "to revert again to the procce of disorganisa tion and destruction" In traffic con ' dltlona In New York. The Governor soldi "1 observe that the Mayor tnl credit for the loterborough.Manhattnn reorrantwtlon plan which has been submitted to the Transit Commission for approval. That nt least shows a great constructive step forward, who. ever Is entitled to the credit for It. Under Oov. Smith, public servlco Commissioner Nixon fought for two years to Increaso fares and for four years beforo the present Transit Commission undertook to solve the problem, a process of dettructlon and disorganisation was going on. "The reverse Is now true, and. nt a time when the Mayor Is taking crevllt for what Is being accomplished, whan he says that ho and tho Doard of K'sUm&te and tho Transit Commis sion are not far apart, when ho and the Transit Commission aro even tnlk lag about sitting down n round tho tnbla ind discussing matters together. Jfr. tV-lta is running upon a pledge to umkf all that has boon done and to revert jigaiu to the process of dlsor-ganltatJ-m and destruction." Rai Battles Two Cops and a Cat Before Big Jersey City Crowd Policeman Ends Fight by Pulling a "Babe Ruth" When Rodent Springs-at His Throat. A battlo with a round-bclllcd rat nearly fifteen tnob.es logn was waged in frout of tho drove Street Station of the Hudson tubes, Jersey City, to-day by a cat no larger than tho rat, and two policemen. A crowd of women and children waiting for buscj stood terror-stricken as the contest was waged over several mlnutcn. walking along Detective Wayne Drove Street near Wnvnr, saw the rnt drtrt out in front of him from tho tujscmcnt of a bMfry. Ho kicked ot It nn It pissed. Turning In Its flight, H mapped nt th- foot. A moment later u toinout. In hot pursuit, fol lowed from the collar steps. tlolli tho cat ninl tlio detective chased the rnt as It raced-toward the tube Btntlon. Wayne called to Police man Crlbben, on duty 'there, who turned In time to sec the cnt-und rnt In a fierce strugKle In tho ccntrb of the street. The nit wnn fjftllmj the better of It, the eat being Winded by blood flowing from numerous bites on Its head and fnco. Crlbben struuk at tho rat with his night stick but missed, und tho In furiated animal turned on him. It sprung at tho policeman's foco and Crlbben raised his arm Just In time. Tho rat's locth tunk In tho alcov of his uniform and toro off a plrco sv erat Inches long. The cat, thankful of the respite, stood betwene tho pollco man'N legs as ha continued tho battle. Again tho rat aprang nt hlia, Hut th(s time Crtbbeii rtepped osUlq and swung at tho flying form as if It, wore a baseball. Tlio nignistick ths tiifio found Its mark und tho rat - waq knocked senseless to the pavement. The cat. still between the policeman's Igs.e followed until Crlbben beat tho rat Into a shapeless mats. Then the cat picked up Its crttwhllo conqueror, worried It once or twice, and departed up Hall road Avenue. LEGION CONVENTION TO DEBATE BEER ISSUE Vpmti Herniation Mar no ,ret Lcmlera Bar. NEW OPX12AN8. Oct. It (Associated Press,) Ueht wtno and boor will In all probability bo mad an Issue before the Vourth nutlonal convention of tho Amer lean Lesion, which opens here Oct. IS anil continues until tho 20th. National oIllcUls of the Lesion ex pressed doubt as to whether the light nno and beer Irsuo would reach the Moor of tho convention. Delegates al ready hire, however, think that the pos sibility of a resolution on the subject being brought before tho convention la moro faVorablo than at any previous ' convention. FOUR SUBWAY CARS FAIL TO KILL HIM Cohen, Alleged WouJd-Be Suicide, Only Received Lacerations. Aw men who have undergone an experience similar to that of Wllllsfn Cohen to-day havo lived td tell about It. Cohen Is In DeUevue Hospital with lacerations, but will leave tho Insti tution this afternoon.' .v Four subway cars of a southbound express train passed over Cohen this morning at the 8th Street ..station of the Lexington Avenue line when, the police assert, Cohen tried to commit sulcUlo by Jumping In front ot the train. There was much screaming and excitement among the passengers until Motorman H. A. Welut stopped the train. Welst with Policeman McLaughlin found Cohen nco down ward under tho fourth car and pulled him out. He wnq ronsJoua ami said he did not know how be got there. He says he Is forty years old find lives at No. 306 Belmont Avenue. Newark. LETTER TAKES 7 YEARS TO TRAVEL 2 L2 MILES Seven years, eight months and eight days ago, Arthur Nottolo. of No. 393 Main Street. Oranrn. V. T letter to Postmaster Frank Bock of r,ewra. it i about two miles and one half to the Newark Postoffice. The letter reached Mr. rinrV fM. mn..i.. when tha letter was mailed, Nottolo was seventeen years Old and ho wanted Information about tha dcslrabllty of the Post Onicri Department os a ppico to work. Now hfi lnf nnv lnnr. I teresti-d, because he has a good Job In nis miner s mm store. m $c Co. V "m Fifth Avenue at 35th Street N. Y. Thursday ANNOUNCES AN EVENT FOR MEN As an introductory .event to tlie Winter season, we will offer at special prices, today and all this week English Topcoats 3450 Mixture Suits 3450 Sport and Golf Suits, Four Pieces 4'piece Norfolk Suits, English Fabrics Winter Overcoats . 29.50 3450 39.50 39.50 42.50 52.50 43.50 MEN'S SHOP Hox and Ulsterette Models Sizes up to 4 4 No charge for alterations Prompt delivery free anywhere In the U. S. FIFTH FLOOR Hi C ntcflitWrrti firy (Mfttr Erttt ntlnthVMN-M it.' : . THIRTY FOURTM STREET Continued Tomorrow Columbus Day Annual Autumn Dress Sale Offering Two Thousand Newest Fall and Winter Frocks for Women and Misses at Radical Reduction ' Hundreds of new dresses added to ' maintain the wonderful variety - : 24 .50 An opportunity differing from the ordi- nary sale in that every dress is reduced from our newest stockreduced from a price that could have been called an extraordi nary value. Chiffon Velvet iDuvetyne . Poiret Twill . ' Canton Satin Matelasse Afternoon Frocks Street Frocks Crepe Canton Flat Crepe Silk Laces Jacquard Silk 'Satin Tailored Frocks Dinner Fratcks Evening Frocks Xiei fKmmrtlfMt Awml A PfMkliiisat In tis UhrU THIRTY FOURTH STHE&T FIFTH AVE, James McCreery & Co. 34TH STREET t There is Service, Real Smartness True Value in These Wonderful New Winter Coats Fur Collars-Silk Lined at 30.oo One of the season's smart new coat ings of oft texture and wooly warmth with shawl collars of brown American opossum and silk linings throughout. Built on pcoat lines with flaring .sleeves. FT 'twt wtflUMllrrtH on o r The New Marquette Console 25.00 It gains attention because of its simple elegence and grace of line. The Sonora tone, clear as a bell, its very moderate price and convenient size, recommend it to those who desire quality, but have not the space for a larger instrument. Liberal Monthly Terms Fifth Floor -ir i -i i-nrmirm- iniii i n T r II 'iwVSmUWRlWKTiW-WtiiM ... - .m frT-.iji 1 i r. - ix iuitta uvru: mmuxxca mux you m;uj-a woiilu "WJUii" Alt. wiu, ru u