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City's Dignity, Says Mitchel Murphy'* Proxy One Pru dent Business Men Would Shun, He Declares Mayor Gain* Strength Daily, Asserl* Sulzer Independent Voters Be? lieved To Be Turning to Fusion Candidate Mayaf Mitehol ' * "P** i.ate'rday that * .v"'*u for Mavor ihould doal N largo't w,th ? r Ha ? . M a, ??? Hi ?? i-ent fher dOfartflM I thfl laat four - ear, ?Ba1 more 'rrror'ar.t than ClOBB ] . .,,..< uid - '" N <--' ??? ?h?n st. honeat ? and honor of Nr* :Tori Had Mr. Nl l ,-pectabie caadidate.' thi Mayoi ?nad Mr. !i?ar-' hand flat of rhe r - "?. tb*\ r.eople flf I IrBflld hBTfl been ? yp.red thi arhieh hi-* '" '' lUH'n :t' ??! have made. lataaaeal i . anao, bat Itii thiah ing BMa that tl ' l(1>' ,n taa Btme.sioE of tha public prorfli tha' . , . , .- Jfldgfl HglBB to the i | - of Mayor a ,nto1" , < 'able aitaatlaa. "Jadgfl Hyiai ha- eOBfOflrfld over his , ligaatarfl hia parl in tho Black I- ,mond VflBtare. H . .er his own sigl l ,,Te to ni ?B afldavil .n,? 44. ? onlv ?" who hafll come forward thus far to vouch for Judge Hylaa'a ehaiaeter havr been ,howii hv pciice recordi to oa flwma ler, anrfti "r^ k- i Jndg? Sa*ai wh? now plongei ,n at Man '?*'"? "? defr, ' -sre Ryl in. ? ai '"M;'' -reech. and n ?' Judg* H; an did -now Al fred R Henea man, whoae checka Jod?? Hy an reeei-ed and ei candidate for judReship. Sulrer ( halleni*es llvlan "ria;n Bill" SalOT, wV"1 90M i l.ored aboard thfl Mitehfll baad w?" war on Tammnry. said la't npht lhat the Mayor ?.- "gaiaing ***r* And he added: ..t,jr u%i(,, | every c.j.y. and eaaaa in, ??? vot?a are , i-..mted B8 a B4X ? 'h Henrett, , 3:ke the quepn's yacht, nowhere. ??The aaayoralti nght ia reaolrinf ? a?lf latfl atayor M tehel and Mf I dr.uht the Sadatiat candidate ii poinj to poll a trea?eadeui eoti perieneed political .."-????? ean read Ihe aigna ai claarl] ai l rafld them." Tha former Governoi II dohatfl v*..tn.!udRc Hylan. Mr. Hillquit Ol Mr BflBI William 0. Thoaipaon, former eoun ael for BagBBfl V". vt I fot the ganaenl flrarkeri in taaay ol mot-t ktapoi ? (Bcultii thl laat aarfli jreara, eaane o i trrday with a al "r tr>e ra* ? action ol Maj or M itchel. Though a warai pei ? nd of Morria Hillquit, Mr. Thompsan dr . ?-.. t\,e Socialiat eand I patriotic and ur:' I Mayor. Aad ? r Hylan, hr aaaaaaea that no \-.ork?*r n arorkerfl' friend would vota 'nr "thii eaaoeiate "f th? elothiag rnat: i,'acturcr? " Ml ",'p "f ? ln the muniripiil camp.. Mr. I hompxon s I'osition Hfl dflflerlhed hii poaition poi ? :.t fo!'. ?'ln thib eaaapa gt i feel it tha of every Amrncmi citlxen intt ni the arelfara af tha eeantry to vote ?<.r Mayor Mitchel. I s?> II eaaafl of any peraoBBl frlendflhip for Mayor Mitchel, foi I hatre Ine man. 1 bfllterfl he haa b?en h capable, clean ar.d flfleiflBl el ? ccutive, and from that r-'andpoint i*> cntitled to the reapecl nr. th, people of 1 "I hava Bfl peraonal ant pathy to aay af lha athei eaadidatefl; Iti faet, ior Man - Hillquit 1 havi aaly tl e hiadeat peraonal regai l and a adaiiratioi ? in for Mayor flf Nea York for tha ioHson that, al tr.. hegiaaing ef tho war, ha waa pra-Genaafl ? trioticat thfl praaeal tiaaa ata of r.jr countrv arul rn :pr. hip. Mayaf Mitchel I'atriotir ntrai " ?'. ha, ?rom the beainning deSi ?? ?-. dearly and with unflinchinf pati ?"juarely r ? i y. but *... hflflfl ? a iitocra.-y e arope Thia ffl aat ? electioi It v ? "nal in Ita l and in it, alfnifleflnee Mr H Iquil himaelf ha. aarly defined the laaue peaee or ??r. Me has Btatfld that this election fzwe* the pi ? ph ' ' ':? of N< " i erli t*reir on[ eaaatry ." d te decl?re theaaaeWea fer h fleneral ar.d iaimediatfl | ? ! I H | | ,. i , "I ,rn MflUming thnt no per*.-' > K ,.. ?', arerhei ca ind cer tainly i ararhei far didaei of Ji hobnobbini and affiliation with the of fleiali of the Cleah M?nofaetarei stands ? a lat.or qaeation. It i, cle?r that Ihflfla men flia banded togethei fei i^r purpeai of punial Ing Ma pport hfl gavi 4 all. Mayo. I rienil of l.ibor ? . ' Iter i - favorabl llv t.. lahoi ? . vti.u ? 88 be Mayor Mitchel flnd Mi Hillquit, at far a? labol pre is 1 tt!*- if snj 'rn1 as tlie ? bel'OTea m our inatitu and rivilisatien and in humanitv ,mI ii drmocracy to vote for Mayor hei" Mitchel and Hillquit Favor Civil Service Candidate. Anawer Com mission's Query?Rivals Are Silent Mavor Mitchel and Motn* Hillquit, i am.af thr four candidate* for Mavor to whom it _-*?? addre??ed, ba\c teplied to a letter ftom thr CM1 Service Rr-t form CaaaaiMlM aaki.g for thoir opin- | ron*. 0f thc fivil Service law and al. o . tor th* qualification. which they ron vderrd ei.ontial for member. of the Tivil Senice Commi*. ion. Though the letter WU ao.1 to them on Oetober ., noither JudffO Mvlan nor William M. I Rennett ha. answered It The Mayor rn nted to thc record of the ( |ril Sorrieo Commiaaio. under hii itratioa, laying: "Thrs commission ha? advanced the technioue ef Civil Sonrlct examination* *r than any other commis. ion in tht eountry. It ha_ introduced for the ? ma forms of le.'. appheahlo ro ? | very highe.t admim. trative an.i technical posltlona. "Because it has domonstrated tha* fair competition la .rar'irahle for hign strative pla__oa the eonaniaaioi bn. riarrd over frve hundred cxempr olacei in '-be competitire service, thu*. ? taking -ome Of tM hiffhetl technical of polities j. r.d making ' difflcull f>"' Tammany to . p-rcx' imbei of position* thui elasainec . commission during my rec "If ereeted 1 ahall continue in office a commission that will devrlop the.e . and onc tha' arlll r>-.al a every ? o imsrova tha sroo.l record a' ready e? tabHshed." - Hillquil reply waai ?I am heartily in favor of the eom ?? principle In tha appointraonl and promotion of eity employr?. and. ?ed Mayor, 1 'hould endeavor to arplv tho i i. ' Service law m ipir t ??er It poos without .- that ! should not appoir.t any er of the Civil Service Commla* -ion who i^ not fully. qual I "'1 for the ? enc? and ? ho ?? i ot ? Charges "Uplift" Group Abetted School Rioting Fusion Chairman Says That Neighborhood Associa tions Aid Tammany Certi ed "uplift" onran:*a tion. cooperated with Tammany Hall ? | n Inatlgating such rioti Bl la?t week awept the Now Vork publie _chool ?? fhe Gary r?rce* made hy R. Buehner, ehalrman of ? Committee of 1917, la*t i .? Tbe?e orgar izations. whose ofticer*. Mr Buckner *aid. formod "n kind of inter locking directorate," aie r> | Federa tion of Parrnti' Aasociatlo.B, the Vr,\ n of Keighborhood Aaaoclationa, thc Pedoratlon of Rm- v g] iothood Aaaociationa, the Anti*Gary Loagw th*1 Parcnt Sehool Bettermont I.eapue "(crtain men who havo beei leaden in ?= t i rr:nc '.ip thp people ripairiit the plan," sard Mr. Ruek'i"r. "appear on all the ho;_ ? Amonjj tho 8 whom he named ai beinp oft;cial<< of two or more of the or ganizationi nro Charlei Marrin anrl B. Wiliey. W, A Cokeley, i Tammany Man, Mr Buckner -;. d chairman of a <ub-r. \> jghl "i hood A i ? ? of Mr. W Isey wai _ member Meyer C Goldman, "who ii from Thom.-- W Churehill'. district." Mr Buekner point nt of thi Parenl School Bettermenl League On the board of directors of thal organizal on ho said. won ? followeri of Mr. Churehill in the Roard of Edu? cation nanvly. I it. Arthur Somers and Ruperl R Thomaa "A.- to proof tVa' theae aMociationi aie direetly respont bl* for the present deplorablo eond;' i Mr. Ruck nor, "we know thnt in om eaao one of 'hern, the Pedoratlon ot' CiirentM' A ? ona, ?t a meeting ;.* Publie School 171, Manhattan, laal week .? . t h( pai er: ? ? tO te' .:?. h dl D OB aiil parade agl > ?.? tha (iary plan, and promiaed assistancc la carry inp it through. I understand that thi*; . ?,, . -' outbural is to eomc ? ? 'I uesdaj lt wi. 0-: laal I aei daj Ihai tha otora began thefr outbursts. Publie School 171 in Manhattan was the trouble eentre. Mr. Buekner made publie a crreuli.r iaaued by the Parents' School Rpttet ment LoagUO on Oet.,her II. It i? headed "Warning!" and say? tha Roard of K.luoation had dec "one*aidedM meetings in schooli to f,, ? M itche] niakesl.r f\ " on t' ? Parents wera advised fo Insisl upon their riphts to ha'e both dei pr* F-entcd. 'I understand." B.J whuh is signed oy James V. MeGrath. "that all attorrrpts to have thi , ,\r ...neri will be met ?itb de? termine.1 opposition. Tl ii ia liki <ai;?e prave trouble. it and dieorder, ai ar duty to <io all in yo.i power to prevenl *nc\i d.*order ,. prcent your cauoc 0 cahnnes* ari,i determi l ... -,-h.ior* are \nnr_i ani lhat you have a righl to be heard." Penrose for Reform Ticket Senator Scores "Government by Murder" in Philadelphia PHII Al'r l.I'lll V Oel 21 I .'. ? ? 081 .???'. 'iidor>.e(i tho cnndi ' ' Ph laiie' ppoii thc , nnd v 'KepiihliCKn' at the anpriwich :trt; tion." The lown Meeting party ??< orjran o protect r..-.. !;, p thO Stl H .. r vi. ? rulminated : man by \rw x ' Mnir', era wero h< ' ? A, V . COmmit murder ? , . mi*. 11 ? v .. i ? -. lot | > bj a ielf Into govi crimo wai tho ru d ar.e arnl prOtOCl 011 ol th* mUB ! | * ne purpoae of tho ronspiraey to - ad ? ipoi ally ii the seeunt'p ol ?. "-v >? ll rds rot* ? ' over spprip'ia'ion*." I 1918 Budget $28,997,117 Over 1917 Board of E.timate Adopts Tentative Total of $240,796,119 Taxpayers to Get Hearing This Week Three Million Increase Made Over Estimate of Oetober 10 Ihe finai tentative budget for 1.1R as adopted early yeaterd.) morning I.-. the Roar.i ?.'" Estimate smounts to $240,796,119.44. Thia ia an increaaa of 1 I7.ll. (iver tiie tentative budget announced om Octobot 1?, whieh wai large?* in the hiatory of 'nr city, and greater by more than 126,000,000 than the budget for 1P1T. 'fhe budget eompleted yeaterday ln* I'lndos, a^ dd 'he carlier onc, 16,463, ,?'''> for the direet state tax, whieh did not have to he irict ln thc H'17 budget 1 ontiihulirp large'v to the inerear-e nre a contingene:, fund for labor of $1,..00.no0 to provide for inerea?ed eo ' cauaed by the war; a national defence emcrprnev fund of $2,:i0,0f>0, to be apportiot.ed upon requisition by ?i ? Mavor; an Inereaae of $38,S,260 in the allowance lo charitahh institu tiona, aico to meet extraordinary war* 'ime expenses; 1438,000 tor thc Pohep '. .?' whieh ia for on - and n. of the reat for salarie", rai = .d to rncet. living eo?t?; increases in lalaries for t'-re oaptains and lieutenant* amounting ?o $20n.i70; salary inerei ? Quoena; 'he ea per.se? (,f extended induatrial bvgiene work ami moaqn to extcrmination by 'he Pep.irtmen' of Health, and ln - r of N.W York I 'he Deoartmenl of Watei Supplj, Gaa i ? ricity. Ta\pa>ers lo (iet Hraring No item? in the budget ean be ia r Ihe budge! m 'I h,. adon'ed on Oetober 31 in finai form. Ta\ i the ? ty Hai! at 10:30 a. m. on Wednesday and Thursdar E. i'. Goodri h, director of the i' rcau of Municipal Research. made pul ? terdaj a letter he wroti to the r,f V. timate igg tii g method for keeping the 1918 ?? "withii ? -, -?? al d " Mi. Goodrieh' ? ttei ind maller tentativi "The Bureau of Municipal Researeh," i,, wrote, "ii the only civie organisa? tion which consistently attended tha ih committee and r-pc cial comfyittee on budget of your board lr has made careful studies of co?ts of living, of the talary question, of the debl service 1 d Of budget theory and beliovea thirt thi eit| ib.ttld frankly fjice thc above mentioned budget in croaaoa, meeting 'h<m as far as pos? sible from inereaaet in real estate valuationi rr.il additional r-ources of roTonue. Beeau i of war conditions and other exigenciei, the bureau recom mends cutl of a'. leaat 16,866,926 in the ? - tentative budget to elimiaato the balance of thc iotal increase." R-Commcnc.'ationN by Hureau The principal factori rn the budgel inrrrnip. ihe bureau asierts, arc ??;. B45._-i.07 for debl servieo ir,e $2,674,839 for thc teachers' retiremenl the provision for thi ect ta eall . : eceiving 1?"1 I haa $1 ,560." To cut down tho eXPOnditurea the bu? reau n commendi 'hai no talary in* !,, granted to emplojes raeaiv* ::ig more than 18.500; "dropping a number of the leaal important high pi ced i" ' ona, thc -alar.es of whieh aggregate a quartor of a million do! by curtaihng publie lighf.r,,j schedule*; by tire municipal owr. operation of l'gb'ing fixtures; by poning the extonsion of publie library activitiei and "by a honzontal CUl of poaaibly - per cent in all non mandaton. Itemi in the budget, but re taining ail the itemi liited. Man Shot in Gang Feud Police Hold Five in Gun Play Near Fiftieth Street A fuaill.de of revolver ihoti i ?i Kleventh Avenue, near Piftiel Street. yesterday morning. announrini; ihal another gang feud had broken forth into battle. When the poliee ai rived a man lay on 'he sidewalk, sho* three times in thi head and once m lie arai taken to Belle? vue Hospital, where il wai learned that Matthou Di i oi bi . of 401 Weat He wi!i prob. ? 0 men were arrested in eOHl ? with '? ? Thc? aid tha' th?-v Daniel and Tin -tn, of ? Fort Street, Thr?r Gallaghoi. 110 Weal Kighty-nintl William Lynch, 513 \\, Forl ? .-? ' h Stroet, an.l Jamei Graham, 26 Kast Thirt-. flfth itorial witi i All Illinois Mines To Be Working To-day Union Officials and Operators Confident Men Will Re sume Operations SPRIN'Gl IEI D, l" . ","? I B H H ai ,1 operato - - i ?? ? ghl ' al :? ra.-t mme in III ' down during the walkoui of minrn last week. ?. ? ?,. al on to rc..,r ro. Harrj I ihv eh i ec proi lenl of t'ne rgai ? on, .' ho re ti ? tmph'r reports from rai oua ao< itate, aaid ho wai sure then w< - .1 be very few miners ?till on itriki to murroa. Says Soldier Defamed Flag V ? the un form or' a L'nited . -rday ! i t I. r ', H ? ? - ,.nd arrargned fii-on M.iri\e' court on a charge o' ?he i nitod Statei Iag ho wor.. M i Piachor, lard tne so!,i'.-r mskc -. turned the man over to Pai R ehardson, of tho V.er a< oi ln eOUll ihe pr;soner said h' was \ -r.r >1?s'. -ratroned st < amp Mer Hia case was ad ? I of t amp Memtt could be aoutied. When a Feller Needs a Friend - ". briggs Mayor a Servant Of People, He Says Reviews Social Services of Fusion Rule at Sunday Night Forum Mayor Mit<*hel last nif*ht reviewefl ? <*iai aerricafl of th" rarieai do BflBtl of hifl .'idmir,i*.tration to show that he and hii i l or thl FufliOD ticket were thfl MrTBBtl ' wholfl people, flnd nol of thi Ue apehfl at 'hc Sui . 'oram of the ftoe !; nagogai . West Sixty-flighth Stn The Mayoi 'a tati ?<. miniatratiaa triumphi nf 1. ?ration bri upht hearty flpplaaaa fram the hundr'ds of Miriai workers whu thronjred the hall. At the end of hii addrc?.< thfl Mayor flflhed fOf question* Some of them were challenginjr, but Mr. Mitchel ?aid: "I will Bfl (tlad tfl nnswer anv qafllifla My name llylan.' When asked to d"fond thf aO-Cfllled Gflrj school plan Mr. Mit.-r>-! n waa ?'till an experiment, which h id ne v.-t been fnllj rflluated. Afti-r painting ?Ut iti play. work aml Itudf iflfltBt-ei Ifl aaid that many teacher* tn the du plicate acheela were not only inc.tinfj* their pupils to >tnk?, hut also instruet l'ijj their parent-t tO \ote arrainst the pre.ent administration. Behind tha school rietiag, Mr. Mitchel Bgain eharged, wa*: the influence o( Murphy, "who had dragged the acheol children to the ilrp'.h- of po!:tie?." In illafltratiag his contention that hc had been the friend of the worknifrman the Mayor to'd of hi* effort, to settle the clothmg and trar* oi trikl Ir refrrnti'*' to the latter diapatfl he said: "The point that I drive home oni of tha componiei involved impor tuned Ihe Mayor to flffl l I now. r of the police, after the old Murphj Tammany fashion, to club ti? atrikera off the atreeta; and, inatead of domjr tl ia, tha atrikera ar.d the company wore hronght into eenfei-flnea end ? I of settlement made that wfll BBbltai fair to both ,*:de^. Therr ?va" armther ir.stufice where the admitu-tra ?mn did Bfll heaitate ta taha Iti ?tand atrainst orcanired rapital tn aeCBK jus ? ea fer organised laoar.*" Rodncing electric !iprht rharces. pro | agaiaal the propo*al to charge for gtr?et railroad tfBBflfei-a. bettering the ofieiflney of hospitali and | charitable inatitutiona, itrici enforee* ment of buildinp requil.>mi ".' - .uid of ? re pro'ecrior, f.'i "lCH'res these -er vicet ifl bflhalf Of 'he whole people of ;he eity, the Mayor deelared, won -trjnr. - ndicated Iha i.<> nt of l e\\ of the present adm il News in Brief lorrl Nerth.litTe aml .ever*: t*h*t -na-tnher. ef th, Briti.; War MiwfawM BflV. Iflfl "?*?? "i..',. !*..? . iea ai liMfltKiiea at r, . ? ? i.'art. throufhojl lb. .-nunt.-> I-ord North \*Ja w 1 ri.-rt ite Ki>>a! A !..-J m-.|<l to Ur-. ill? Wrtght in Dayton. *. 4ouna woman win rifliattTT-a-l tt th. Hetel Marf.r..j'..e , ' i .la>^ .jn B* V 1'sfu.ia Bweoe, a-i a-'M', ..f Riebm.al Hlll, wire-. >. ?a a. rmo-.efl ?.. 8.1*. SM* II ?i ital tor uli-ar \ation. She ?aid the waa aineteon >rar*? Old. Biflfl Sing r-:.on't 'arni .' B 1 * n'e, ron ?-? ? ' at." haa vieldH h*tv.f*?ri 1,808 ,n.l 8,84 I I ah -.4 uf potatoea. rhrticiant attendii.ur flr. William H Mai tr.ll, tuperinteiiHent rf .chooi.. hav* reported taeir pati?r,t reei rertag tt*m *h? aweratlaa he underwent t*t?* ???? tg.. ?.-.- IntMtiaal trouhl^ It la ptnTl to ***** , l>- Ma.. ?-rii fmii, ) j hu.s iiU..^iu, iu _*, horn ?u. - l U), -t*r_ I ammpnySees 175,000 Victory for Hylan Prcdicts Hillquit Will Poll a Larger Vote Than Mitchel , , Demoeratic P.aion Committaa announced la. t nght. after a canvssr of every Assembiy di tr et in the city, thst Judg. John .. Hylan probably -vould be .loced Mayor b] a piural.ty of more than ITI i- . flgurc pul Hill<|uit in second . 11! tOiirt'tl The ? ine udi i in ti-,e csti ttot gives ;l i.iii.ii Hillqu 136,1.? to ?'. i.rierr. 121,000, I ' ciie!. 11 1, ? MaaJuUta. . ..... I . ? ??: . . Biwukly. K*iaa . ' "??n ? Henrett. ' Mitchel . *"?'. iHillq'iit . -J.n0yl i Kronx Hylaa Hillquil . ?*?*** Mitchel . Bennett . . !:'.?"" (lurcns Hyl__ . Hillquit. . ?-.""" Mitchel . MW Kichmond Hylan . M. tl . ?.. Mitchel . Hillquit. . '>"' Judge Hylan Seeks Aid of Business Men Says at Harmonie Club That They WiU Get a Square Deal if He Wins "While in the j._<r [ h.i\o mc only i lain people/* said Judge .lohn F. Hylan. Tammany candidate for Mayor. !..?t nighl af a dinner given a' tha Harmonie Club, 1f> EMt Sixtirth foi bim an.l other* on the ?. "I am ro-. glad to come into contact arith the hiisrne*;* men of New York City. Iiuring my time 1 have heen employed by Other., and I have ! employed othera, and ^o I know both 1 promiso, if oloctod Mayor. -,, , - ? . ,-ooperation of the b.SI* n.<? nr.-n of the eity to i-l|? make my ,'mn a lUl ? "We ar.- all l.toroatod i. 'he honest laboring man and we wa:.: 'o see him ? i ?| alao want the honest I, .- aeai mM lo luceeod. t'flicia!*- of :> ihould try to ad the b_smess men snd not to ' :h.m." District Attor i Iwaan leclarod that if Judge Hylan -? . d sppoor rn the form of . I " ita ? Army officer, ... M .. ? '?' ? hei araa d?pictod in cam* postors, "''ney .vi.uld call it a eontemptible trick on his part." If the Mayor appoared in ?ueh a um form. he said, bc veuld be ri.lating a Fodora 1.1 I "H>, ii ,i lighting Mayor snd has a .,, '"or sverything -o far as I can -ce," iaid Mr. Swann. "\o doubt he i dafoi ??? ragarding the weanng o' tl.e uniform. but in this case I shall ? ." ' ? ? :?'-,.,?, for him in that he ? an eflcer, bat juat a Boy Seout, and a Boy 8 i il hai ? righl to woar a uniform.'' Other ipMkon were < harles I.. (raig, \'frrr\ y. ~,r . w a',; Krark I,. Powlir g Among the f.r--'* were John V. Mc ' Avoy. William 1'. Schneider, Davii R. Knot'. William ?. McCombs. Repre seutatti rt Murray Hurlb.it, William Harmon Ftia.c\. GoorgO (Jordon Battl.* and Rnsign Nathan Btraue, jr.. I'. s. N ri an by Et. F Wull min. Hillquit Scores "Immoral Issues" Of the Campaign Denounces All Activities Against Socialists and Primary Frauds Primary u-auds, the breeking up of Socialist meetir.ijs bv the police and the dcnial of second ela.*.* mail privi '"c:i..< te Bacialiai publieationi were ia!!ed the "immoral - * the eampa gn 03 Morrii Hillquit, S il eandidatfl for '>'i;..H'. in :. -pecch ? ? h Sl reet, laat nigh:. Mr. Hillquit addreaaed ? packi d afl aembly room, wheroas a fortnight as-e, M. Bennett, Republican r.,r. .lidate, opflaiag h;s CBWpfligB n the same room, faced on'\ n few more than one hundred. In answer to a nuery, Mr. Hillquit said: "Mitchel, Hylan and Bennetl are all ui.ke a-i 'ar jis we Sociaiists are con cerned they all stand for antiquated prineiplea, f?r Old interests, which are r.ot those of thl people, paiticularly the workir.r; people. They are at the <>!d frjime of throwing mud at each othera, making promiaea ef efficiency and economy which are neither eftic.ent nor economic." DUcusses "Intmoral Is,ue,." Ofl the labjed flf the "jmmoral I luea/* Mr, Hillquit said: "The primary 'error' was a plain, pre meditated scheme fo defraud the I'e pub'ican body of voters of their own choice, not 'n one district, but in many. When this was frus'ratc! it was fol lowed by another eutocratic ItflB the ehoafliag of Mitchol by the Republican county ehairmen and leadera, when the rank and r'.le of the people had chosen Bennett And even the latter did not apprec.ale hn-.v flagrantly the rights of the people to gflVfllB themflfllvflfl hfld been violated." The candidate charaeterizcd the ac? tion of the police in breaking up meet ings and holding and srarching men for their draft cards as "about as un lawful and anarchistic a procfldurfl as '?san ever undertaken." Mr. Hillquit made a point of the fact that a plan for community purctlflfliBg r.r.d seiling o' food product-, which he had fldrocatad a few '..'ar* arro, attd which was then derided aa "vistotiary," Wfll now beir.f pui intfl operation by Maynr Mitchel, He aaid 'hat other kcheme; ef the Soialist party thought "viaionary" would prova ef equfll value. ."e nightmareof eppoBoata of Mr. H'lquit was laid when t?a ipeakei told flf appaointment* he woald mflhfl ' elected. "I do r.ot con*'der city position, as awards for deseiwlBg Socialists," he aaid. "The men to be appointed 'o ihe position- ire -,, I,,. thfl Mfll fllflH flVflil able, fram thepainl of view of compe teaee, experience and sympathy 'J-.*h the people." -a - Use of Sugar and Meat Cut in Half by Italy ROME, Oct. W. The first week'* session of Parliament enue.i in a itormy diaeuaaion of tha food lituation, during whirh Deput) I'anepa. the OUtgoing Kood lontroller, deelared thv the only 44.y to regu .-. ? national proviaiona problem was to place all agncultural ?Uppliei Dnder martial law, no free-| detfl bfliag allowed to dealers in tixjng prices. The government. he d.dared. should! take over the Iflflfling of all food | - e'- Italian sugar ai.d meat consump-1 ' on. Dflput) I ^nepa itatBB, had beer, , eat aithout Lajarlag] the public health. t I Seek Xma6 Gifts for Army Anti-Suffragiata Plan Patriotic Benefit on November 3 Instead of holding s political ma. . meefjng thi. year. the member. of the New York State Association Opposed ?o Woman Suffrag,- have decided to de ?ote all their energier* 'o pstriotic ! work. Accordingly. they will hold st ( srnogie H,|| on Sa'urday. November .1. a patriotic benefit to furnish Chru' man eheer for American soldiers and i .sailors. Mr*. Robert I.ansing and Mr<. James | A. Wsd.wor'h, jr., will be the gu#st* . of honor. Other* who have been in- | vited are former President and Mrs. William Howard Tsft snd Mr. and Mr?. Klihu Root. Among 'he en?.*r'ainers will be Florence Faston, of the Metro? politan Opera Company; France*, Mac lennan, of the Chieago (Ipera Com? pany: Maximiiian Prlzer, violin;*': Adol.h Bolm and hi- Russian daneer. nnd l.ieutenant Colonel .Villtam T. 0. S'ewarr, of the Canadian army, who will 'eil of hia experience. at the | front. _ Potato Shipment This Week Will Drive Priee Down Hoover and Cuban Govern? ment Promise Solution to City's Sugar Problem f'neaper potatoes and an abundance of them, arith a .olution of the ?ugar problem in sight. are prom'ses held oit , ek to panieky Sam Vork house wivee. wh. hai s bega. t. fear that they are faeing a famine. The potatoea ro.llj are mora 'han a promiss -i very tangibla *upply of a qaarter of a million baaheli that will be ihipped it to tha eity this wook from the neighborhood of Bingh.mtoa, .t 11| Cci pron Isod by George W, Perkins, Mayori Food Com? mittee. tO be somowhal under market quot.ti.na, Sugar Relief Promiaed P.-dief from *h_ sugar famine promised ln an optimistie le*t?r from Federal Food Admim. tra'or Horberl Hoover to Borough Praaidmt Hutai M M.rka. Also a niesr-age receivc<1 by tne Re publie of Cab. News Bureau last nigh* itated lhat Pre.id<nt Menocal would , porsonally to Cabaa planter. to - "i mediate ;h'rrr.ent- of sugar 'o . i statei if ha w.a uniac* pessful, I was B.id, government act on ? o ild hc taken. The mes?age was from President MenOCal's secretary. rhe potatoes wore raiaod by un*tate farmers aa 'he reaull of contraeti they -v't'i Mr. Pei foi th a city, who persuaded them to aaa all their turplui in"d and energiaa n rai. ing ? iple Mr Porkin sgraod to pay .1 a bushol for tho i crop .tipu l.i', r that ;f tney war. abe/a that prica ll .he time tney wara marketed he would pay half of thc difference I'nder these contracts the farmers raiaod more than double their ordinary ? 'h the result that the city'l sappl] will hc far above nor nial this week. Jus* n.W p.tatMI are retailinf in the neighborhood of Bing hamto.i at _1.71 to S'J per bushel. Under the arraagoaioata made by Mr. Porklaa il la tho_ght that the retail priee of potatoes wil! be reduced con srderab.y as soon as this supply reaches the New York market. The Hoover letter received by Mr. Marks is in aaawor to one sent him by Manhattan's Borough President with ?he first throat of a ?uf_r famine. Mr. Marks said that he did not care to make he answer pablie 'n its origioal iorm, bul made 'his sta'.e.'iieiu instead: "Notwithstanding tomp.rarj short? age rn eertain tapplloa which the peo r> g generaily bave been accustomed to ?.. aad with little heed for thoi ? 0 oecaaion for any ramot.lv apprMehii g a panieky feeling among househol'l";-'. Calls for Economy ? Wa arc at arar. We are supply.ng n larga quanti'ies eertain necessaries I to other pcopie. who are f.gh' :ng with us against a common enemv. Temaorary shortage of some produe's wai to be expected. Many are now realiaing for the first time what war time discomfort means "For reasons stated above, and for o'.her reasons that will occur to every intelligent mind, I urgently hope that all citizens res.ding in or sojourning in the Borough of Manhattan wil! use utmost care to economize in the con sumption of food. whorovor such econ omies may be efYec'ed without detri ment to health; that they carefully instruct their children to avoid waste, part'eularly of st.*?.ar, and that all ex? ereise due restraint." 900 Milk Drivers Go Back To-day "Peace with anderstending" waa at* ta ned yeaterdaj afternoon between 'he officials of tha Borden Farm product* 'ompany -tnd Mn strikiag milk dr.ve'rs, and all New Vork will again have milk this morning. The men yesterday af? ternoon promrsed to he on their wagons early this morning, after voting to ac? cept. with llight ei',a.ige?, the corn pany's propo.ed basis of s.-ttlement. With a conciliatory spirit reachsd in tha Borden company every milk dis trrbuter. In the city is to-day prepared to handle Ita business. In the Alexan dor Campbell Company, where a strike was thr^areni'.t. th.- union has been rec n_rr.i7.ed, and all except minor matters have bOOO lOttled, according to M. 1. Cash.l, international vice-presiden' of the Toamstors' I'nion. who has been dirocting the negottations for the men. Moreover, he ;aid that a working agree ment ia beitig made w;th the Fmpir S.ate Dairy Prodticts Company. Hrook lyn. whose men have returned tO work. Trouble appears to be in store for 'he Sheffield P.rms*8I.wson-Deeker ('ompany. the union leaders adm* Mr <aha! and hir- lieu'enants declared il was likely 'hat there would be a 'ie-up in ihe Sheff.eld company before ?he week ende.J The Shetfleld cornpanv ,s the only important distributer of m;!k in ihe city which has not yet been unior:_ed. -e Elevator Men to Organize The des-?*ndant of Afr..-ar. *.:ngs in the field mar'hal's uniform who rides up and down with one in the apar'.ment ' eaaa elevators is soon to become a baaa tide member of a labor un;on. if the plans of the l'nited Brotherhood of Elevator and .-w itchboard Operators are carried out. All elevator runners in apsrtment houses, hotels and ofiice buildings in itj bave bien iavited to forsake the ups and downs of their eareer-. ss uaorgaaiaed w.rk.ra and join the un'on. This invi'a'ion WM e\-ended yesterday, wh?n the organisat oi hold ;i gen.ra! ma*-, mootiag at fmlmtt Ca-1 | . r.e aaa Madison Ave nue. Milk Prices Soaring all Over Country Investigation by The Trib? une Shows Steady Riae in Every Section New York Consumers Paying the Maximum Boston Has Plan to Reduce Cost, Undelivered, to Ten Cents a Quart Thfl price of milk is a r.at.o-ial ) ... tion. From the Atlant.c tfl Coast officiai lavflfltigflttflaa, , te-r meetirgs an.l ... trend in the price of milk prevfliL The TWhune, in an effoit to i*. ?ermine fhfl natBl-fl of the cau-e. r, sporiible for the soaring pr ? ? ? . Vork and to flflCflrtain, if pofli whether it is a natiora! eend I ? purely local one. ha* eanvaaaad * "re country on the m.!k tufletiotl \n avfltfl hav,. b.*en received fm-* f0..--..,, cities. -"omparatr.e prire. n,r, |*ughl on one standard grade of milk. - la aold ii battlcfl and for arhiel tVea Wk i* new paying 11 e?ati a .juert information eoneerning ?l?*. ' ,.( ? .- tai ta wa^ being taken af the aituation ard whal thi n ? ? ?tie puhlic te* isk.-d for The rflflUll oc 'he ,-,-,?? ?-? | .,b liahflfl: i rflt, thal thi re ha '?*r\ rise in the pr-re n<* miHl 1 ? .r tion of thfl countr*. Second. that nf tl 7 eitiOl heard frflfli ?;ith the eyrep- ,,,- of Memphia, Tena N'ew Vork fa pa> Ing t rr ma- imuin pr <?? for rrilk. Citi/ens Make Pan* Protest. ln only fl r'ew of the < ? efort being made to call a | "teady climb of price*. thfl eit lei a rule acccptmg rhe aitual evitable and making r.o pro*? ?? A plan hy which milk will >oor be ?vaiiflhlfl to coi aum?ra m Boaton a* 10 cents a flUart, *,-*ead of th? preieal pnro of ll cents. was announced in 'hat city last r.ight hy Henry R End food admir.istrator. T'r.der an arTflnga ment with one of the principal rofl tracrory. ?. itrifl o1' ten ? sold for Ji The eonaumer mav b,:v a quart of m - r ,-;,.. ?? nated d?po's. ?}? ? . - . , , . , .-,, expenaiva delivery ratem. A ipcclal appeai fo storekeeper* tr help ln -he selection of milk depots will be made "There will be na profit from the sale of milk at rhe 10-eent price for anv one." said .Mr. Kndicott. ?Jr' the nuhhe rich and poor alike, refuse to aecepj thi. opportunity, tha ? come when they will hava *o pav nv,e.y more than the 14-cent price for t- a delivered at their dflflrfl. The Boston plan resembles that which, through the efforts of Di 1 I Attorney Swann. will become elfectia* in N'ew Vork this week Chieago aNo reported ae?:ve meaatiraa were being taken on behalf of the publii In that city member- of -he milk board of the Producera1 Aaaociation are -.I ettnent At the s?me time Ai Statfl'fl Attorney Mlchaels prepa . extend the investigation to reta leri and union drivers. Chieago ifl pavrnj 13 cents a quart for milk, Bl d Mr Michaalfl has announced tha' he k (s'oing to find out how the II Dealera' Aaaoeifltion ?nived a* ?'-*? f.fure as an equitable price. The lowest price report.,j wh. frerr indiflnapolla, where milk I from lil to 12 cents a qiiar* Al :he IO*** time consumers nre faeiflg a fam? ine. so many dairymen within a radius of 100 milea of th ,? c,t. Rl down recently, declflring there | prorit for them iu milk fll tt -* pr re The re.-porsP t0 *rh? Tribune'i tel. gram irom Aurora. III., wh to name the price fll which iflili **M sellmg. brought the mtere.r ng ir ?ormation that a recent attempl on the part of a pr'vate rnnmrn to -? at 10 cents wa. fruatrated by tha ifllB producers. The latter it li ehargfli refused to tell milk to il 11 ><i H agreed tfl raiflfl fhe pr ,-.. - , ,. ? ? ??-. rest of the retail trade One Raise PetaWWfl Another Praeticalli e-rerj rafily eai ta -ed the information that milk had increaaed ia price no' once but fll ? ,',,r ing the last few monthfl. Pitl -b.irfh Ifl payjng 13 cents a quar' now, thfll ngure having been reached fll tB*i ra;-. 1 in . x montha paying 14 cer.'s a quart. | 1 raisea in a .- . Ciaeinaatl milk dealera, tha ?. an City Milk Producera1 A laoeial en and > dfliry export from tl ?? ? Vflri ta, agreed tfl r;. - | milk from 10 eerti r? u ,-. ?? , qja.t I n September l. fia itepa of ei aai ure have heen tflkflfl tu bring fll reduction in The ,,r,e * exeepl te 'h* rule throughout the eat -? Lauifl, whflra there baa aetua beefl ? reduction of one cent in tha price flf milk by larger dealers Ty.r r reflOflt price is ]:i cents, as ag-. ? || | - 1 er.t price of a shor* time ag.. Sn . rt' ers, however. continue to ehargi 1* cents. State Inquiry in I'rogrest The Hoard or* Aldfll-BBafl :r Bl I.oui" ?.o'e.\ dowi a reaolutioi nti id fll the Infltanca ef tha 44 ? t* mandmg an inquiry mto the rtilK ?rtu ation aad ? ing of mun -p* distributing Btatiflna. A ,*'ate .jirr hoWflVflr, is now in progres. N'ew Orleans :, paying 14 c ? . quait, a recer.t IncreflM of tw< There has hee-i r.o puhlic flretfllt bu' the F'ederal 1'ood Commlaaioner et l.oir*iana ifl inveatigBtiag the fa.ineH of the priee, Laa Ajageli - payiag thi ?????* r.<' as New Vork, arl ill I" .. ?.?? phia there i.s greater latil i>nc* than in any oiner city, it ranging ''ro"t II cent. niinrniani to 1? tn* . - ' || .'"nt* n< abo .* thfl a'.er.ii;,- pi ,-e. The State l-'ood .A itflr ?"' Kaaflschti itti m-' ^ ? ; caaal for milk only a few da> ?? agn. ^nd mad? that pnee retroaetive to Octohei li. Detroit pays l'j COBta a quar' atfl Kansa* i ity balf a eenl mere 1" ^* troit there .4?a^ 'a.r. . n, <? | tl l t*n* dealers of rnising th. pi -enti. but strong pratflflt "" th. part of th* public CBUM d tl ?' dflfl tO he ahar'.i iflfll LuthiM* Celebration Oct. 31 PHILADELPBIA, Oet tl. The P?*j eral louncil of th. Churrhe. of C9to* ii Amenca baa *ent sal aol eea **i' gestmg to all ? ie ehorehei of *| thirty denon ona connected Wl?'?., to flheervfl thi Dtb anniver.ary ?f t*' beginnrng of tne Keformat on i ?c*?Hr .11. |f eh-.ir ? thal <i?re unia" ahie. November t 11 SUgg.atOil ?? ?B .itern.tive date.