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.THE EVENING WORLD, WEDNESDAY OPTO BE R 11, 1922.
.a- SMITH ATTACKS MILLER'S CLAIM OF ECONOMY In Yonkers Speech Democra tic Nominee Says Governor Juggles With Figures. MAKES 'SMOKE SCREEN.' "and Enthusiastic Audi ence Greets Candidate at Opening of Campaign. By Joseph S. Jordan. Former Gov. M Smith got a rip roaring', roof-tearing reception Inst Getty's Square, Yonkors. Several hundred wero turned away, notwith standing the sizzling and drlzzllnsr night Al was at Ills best. He made a homey talk, bringing the much dis cussed millions down to a piano wheie home folks could understand some thing about Stato expenditures. Ho told how the Republican Legislature In administration blow In nearly half a, million dollars of the contingent fund, nnd then explained what tho contingent fund meant; "That's tho .petty "cash," he said, "the money for postage stamps and odds and ends you know tho money the wife puts In tho sugar bowl to pay for the newspaper and the bread, the thlnirs wo have to pay cash for. And tot this sum $218,000 wnn spent vW-ow five Socialists out of tho As eembly. "And they didn't huva to pay a cent of that, because one of the mem- bers.told mo biforo tho trinl that they wero going to throw them out tho window they wore convicted already, convicted of being elected. 7 Ine uovenior unu me iciuuiivau i i . irr.li Tll tomlse tho candidates on our ticket tat If we are elected I won't attempt to stifle any of their ambitions and tlow them off the ticket next clec tl. M.LER AND HE AS FAR APART AS THE POLES. 'W. Miller and I are br far Rpart to on welfare as the North Pole Is from the South Pole. Gov. Miller charges me with tho deficlenccs left over by. tho Whitman administration, and God known there were a lot of them. Then he charges mo with having left n deficiency. He gets me coming and going. "When I wanted to reorganize the State departments, Nathan Miller, cit izen, was Chairman of the committee which urged my plan. When Nathan Miller became Governor he said we didn't need the constltutloaal amend ments I proposed. My plan was to re duce 1S5 departments to IS, Gov. Miller has amalgamated Only three de partments out of tho 1SS. "Vou can't run the State without occasional changes In the Constitution. A man can't live In tho same clothes In which, when a boy, he made his first communion. And wo have been living under the name Constitution with regard to Mate organization for fifteen yenrs. "I nevor knew there was a Land Board until ( read In ono of the pa pers that the Land Board had Just spent $450,000 for the purchase of land. Henry" Sage told mo that ho had been voting for appropriations 1n the Senate for four years for Spy Island and didn't know where tho 1U and was." Tho former Governor was In the best of spirits and In keenest of hu mor. He rarely raised his voice, but everybody could hear him and he was frequently Interrupt! by applause. Mayor George H. Limn, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, preceded him and got a wonderful reception also. He said Gov. Miller's adminis tration was an autocratic government, and that the Governor after bosslnK thb Albany convention got mad be cause they called him a dictator. "Wo didn't call him a dictator." ho said. "The Republicans ut Albany called him that and we only repeated their words. Gov. Miller is mad and once a man gets ma.d in politics he's gone. He took the direct primary away from the people and when ho did It ho had in mind that convention at Albany." Michael J. Walsh, Democratic leader of Westchester, made arrangements for the meeting which was opened by Henry T. Pehley, Chairman of the Democratic City Committee. Mayor alter Taussig presided. With groat emphasis Smith rmr rated having paid $10,000,000 In debts Inherited from the Republican Whit man Administration. This fact Mil ler had Ignored In "Juggling figures.' He further Indicted the Governor for not publicly acknowledging, when striking comparisons between the Smith Administration and his own, that the former left $10,000,000 In the treasury. Smith quoted Elllui Root's unqual lfled public Indorsement of the con stitutional amendments for consollda tlon of numerous and overlapping State departments and told how they were passed by the Republican Legis lature while he himself was Governor. Ho recalled how the Republican after Miller went to Albany and how they subsequently died In tho Assem bly In compliance with ordors from Miller. CALL8 ECONOMY CRY A SMOKE SCREEN. Mr. Smith said: "Whethor Gov. Miller or I spent n little more or a little less money Is subordinate to a much bigger Issue. What la significant It It can bo established, as It can be Is that the whole cry of economy was raised by Gov. Miller as a smoke screen to hide a perfectly patent wrongdoing In bringing to utter destruction the work of the leading men of this State, both Republican and Democratic, extend ing over a long period of years to effect a fundamental reorganization In the State structure. ( 'Tho budget then, us to-day, was made up by tho legislative leaders. Tho law furbado tho Governor, as It forbids him to-day, to veto any pnrt of a financial Item. Ho could veto an entire Item but not any part of It. Therefore, when' the members of the Legislature desired uecuro appro priations, they simply traded with ono another, each one giving to tho other the appropriations which the latter desired, and then, to block tho Gov ernor's power to veto them, would Join Improper expenditures In tho same Item with absolutely essential expenditures, thus placing tho Gov ernor In tho dilemma of cither de priving the Stuto of an absolutely es sential appropriation or carrying with that essential appropriation an en tlrely Improper one. OTjHER CHANGES MADE BY GOV. MILLER. "Gov. Miller abolished the Stato Tax Department In a way which legislated out of office ull the Democratic Tax Commissioners and gave him power to appoint Republicans in their place This represented some real consolida tion of activities under ono head, but incidentally distributed tho function cf automobllo licensing throughout tho localities of tho State, enormously Increasing tho expense to taxpayers and the Contusion. "Ho reorganized the Labor De lartment ostensibly In the interest of efficiency, but really in order to make Impossible the administration of the Lubor Law and In order to dismiss all the civil service employees who could not prove by reference to their dls trlct leaders that they wore good Re publicans. This was done by tho method of making a totally Inadequate lump sum appropriation nnd abro gating the Civil Service Law in thn laying off of employees, and by sub stituting for the experienced deputies , 1 ..! I .1 - t 1 nniit nntrnnuirn uttinlnrpps ' "Ho nliio added several- other lie departments. ' EXPENDITURES OF THE V ADMINISTRATIONS. "Giving Gov. Miller the ad',ltaCO of leaving out of account th'aPpro priatlons made at the sp''1" own Administration, tne racu are that In tho two years of my Adminis tration tho flguics reached tho sum of $230,000,000, and in tho two years of Gov. Miller's Administration tioy reached the sum of $291,000,000. "Now. theso are tho facts. No one can, in tho face of theso official rec ords, deny that under Gov. Miller the Legislature appropriated $G5,000,000 more than It appropriated under my Administration, and If tho special scs. stons aro taken Into account they ap propriated $62,000,000 more under Gov. Miller' Administration than un- dor mine, 'In his campaign literature and speeches and In tho Legislative Man ual, in the toiali Hpproprlatlons ho actually Include mine the $3, OOO.OOO which was appropriated for a loan to the l'eder.i! Government and lever used; and excludes from his own the $3,000,000 which waa actually used for the erection of an exclusive Statu hnsnltnl. liv thin sle.llfht ' hand, ho creates an utterly unjusti fiable discrimination against me to tho extent of $(1,000,000, nowhere reflected In the official reports of the Comptroller. i "Then, In his campaign litera ture, he arbitrarily deducts from his own appropriations for his first year the sum of approximately $10,000,000, our present Irresponsible system of Government, I ould have no possible control. These Republican depart ments uro as fillows: f Btfe .ji,o;8,tm.o3 80.110.11 28..4! . 1T.T00.00 so.umi . 418,D0O.!a 7,000.00 . 434,311.80 . 1,1(18. .-91. .1,500,000.00 GS.879.80 10,500.00 7 1,747.01 C8.GB3.00 43.217.M 128,700.00 Secretory of Biafei Uomutiollei Attorney Ueiicral.i Dennis , Atiembly 8nte and Audibly Budget TJMtlon Lngtalatur.. JudgmtmlM atafcat tho Htata. Dtpartinant of 'Agriculture.... fltatn llospltktCoinmUilon.... Connervallon omnutiion Contervntlon wnmiianon Btate l'ollcc.i Pallaadta Intfatata 1'ark Stat Enclnir Iiiiuranc Dpartinont Total ..."J $5,0:8.803.1$ AprroMnaK. "In 190 the people adopted an amendraht to tho Constitution re adjusting the State's payment to linking" fund for the 'ntliemont of State londs. As a iis.'i of tho AmeniincnU Gov. Miller tus required to puionly 511,478.000 Into tho sink in? f"d, whereas under my Admlnfs tratin by constitutional mandate I was'equlred to pay $15,584,000. Tilts $,1,S,000 Gov. Miller has the ef frontery to call a saving. Is the Governor of tho Btate ol jgw York justified in going before t people with such false and garbled latemcnts In an attempt to evado hn rCHnonslbllltv which ho hhs dl- approprlated to cover deficiencies In roctly assumed and which he himself the funds of various departments, duv nsertcd he was willing to assume for he nowhere gives me credit for th1 amount of appropriations made in tl firtit year of my term to cover defV lencles Inherited from tho WhltnAn Administration - "By tho same token, my ndm"13- ..4lnt. toft in tVirt fl11nr ArlmlnltrO tlon $10,000,000, In round minors. appropriated for highway pWaA and unexpended during ,i. erra. Let mo here enumeraJ- 'ww mucn of theso deficiencies ca rrom' ne- publlcan officers and jpartments ol the Government presldJ over by the Republicans und oi-eij wnien under the destruction- of tho programme of State reconstruction, universally con ceded to be essential to tho betterment of the State?" "WOMAN WILL OPPOSE MILLS FOR CONGRESS Dorothy Frnnka n Cnnillilate In the 17th Dlatrlct. At the closing hour for filing Inde pendent nominations with the Board of Elections last night only one petition In opposition to the major candidates had been offered. That was, the petition of Dorothy Vrooks, who will oppoio Ogden Mills, Republican, and Heiman Mqta Democrat, candidates for Congrees In the 17th Congressional District. Miss Frooki live at the Hotel Bt. An drew and has a place of business at No. US Broadway. Her party emblem will be a broom, with the slogan "Clean House." The petition gives the party name aa the Progress Independent. In the 12th Congressional District Denjamln Oltlow filed a petition aa candidate for Congress from the Work- hitmen's League. r iaaiaa.1 hi ainfri , . i la n I ! Atttr Coffee Set Grecian h'iot, Ut SECRETS THE secret ofOving torVe reputation for always having excellent gifts rests almost as much in what they reject as it does in what they display. OVINGTON'S " TA Gift Shop of Filth Arena Yifth Avenue at 36th Street Spnate passed them a second time slon of tho Legislature In r and my aW nv w "--m. ytwu. iuiH:'jiM vjna mvh a u m r V 'I c BONWIT TELLER &CO Qie (Specialty (Shop of Onyuidicns FIFTH AVENUE AT 38th $TfttT. ; ; Present Adaptations of'- TWO PATOU SILHoTTES IN Women's Suit - Costumes BLOUSES TO ACMPANY . The Tight-Hip Bused Ca Suit 2. The Loose Shorx Coat Suit IN TWO OR THRPIECE MODELS , 95.00 295.00 PATOU is first of the grar; couturiers of Paris to establish the suit in the graces of the Arrican woman, and he did it in two ways with the tight-hip blcuscat a,nd th,e ,Ioose short box coat both of which have been succ adapted by Bonwit Teller & Co. in 1 new two and three-piece SI0ns of the suit-costume. Palou Silhouette SifostumiS in Season's Smartest Fabrics and Furs wfnSmuiila in Decorative Treatments. j ' I Just ArrioeJ PARS OSTUME OVERBLOUSES 27.50 to 45.00 Three exqtf' ne.w models in Crepe Elizabeth expressly designed to accompany suit-costume. French gray, chestnut, mocha, canelle, marine bVbluo ryaIe Italian rose or black. Tfircltl Blouse The Imprestiont$t Bloust The Bellrope Collar Blouse SUITS-"3 FIo BLOUSES Ma n Floor S I i fa. Altttuitt & do. t A Colossal October Sale of Cooke Oriental Rws mow beIIlg held comprises a large ommlber of individiually selected Rugs, raogJng- in size from the popular small mat to carpets as large as 20x30 feet; all off whicfr offered at epocfo-mmakflinigf price comicessJoinis Persiami aod Chfloese Carpets most of therm averagiog 9x12 feet, some larger t $234,00 Semmiainitflqiuie Persiami and Caucasian Ring's ( richly colored, very deep pile; sizes averaging 4VixlVi feet at $66o00 Persian and Caucasian Rings in various sizes, chiefly about 4x6 feet, some larger at $36o00 All Rugs sold by B. Aitman & Co. are unreservedly guaranteed (Fifth Boor) Jflabteon Sbenue-jTKtlj &benue, i?eto &ovk tEfjirtP-fourtfj direct Cb(ctp-fiftl) Street Aitman $c Gta A SpecSafl Offering of Women's Silk Blouses for to-morrow (Thursday) will offer exceptional values in Tunic and Jaquette Blouses (including some of matclasse) in black and navy blue at $113.75 ' Also a Number of Overblouses in black, navy blue and various suit shades, as well a3 the 'new printed Persian effects Sizes 34 to 46; but not every size in every style. Ail of these Blouses arc adapted for wearing with the smart tailored suit (Third Floor) Misses' and' Children's, Fine Shoes for school, street and dress wear, are shown in regular stock at very interesting prices; including Laced Slices (dark tan calfskin) Sizes 4 to 8 Sizes 8'2 to 11 Sizes Ui2 to 2 jers (one-i Sizes 4 to 8 Sizes 8'2 to 11 Sizes 1112 to 2 Sizes 22 to 7 per pair $4.35 per pair 5.25 per pair 6.50 patent leather) per pair $3.65 ir 4.25 per per pair 6.25. per pair 8.75 Slippers of white or bronze kid Sizes2i2to7 . . . per pair $10.00 These shoes represent the best in style, quality and workmanship. (Second Floor, Madison Avenue section) 34tfj a'nb 35t(j &treetfi i5cto gork 't BT-ffT s wait Electrify the Home! C WITCHES, either of tho push but- ton or tumbler type,, give absolute control over the electric service in every room. They may be so ar ranged that an upper floor can bo lighted from a switch on tho floor below and vice vena Lights for cloqets are controlled "by an auto matic switch that turns them on when the doors are opened, and turns them off when they are closed.' Our apeJal hom wiring plan will totemf vmf noo-uarr of electrio Mnriee. Your electrical contractor, or any of our reprMcnUtirej, will (UcUy explain it la you in detail. Telephone Sturroaant 4980. The United Electric Light & Power Company 130 Eaat 18th StrMt 8fHl Straat and Broadway 146th Strut a ml Broadway