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To Investigate Hylan Regime Legislative In?quiry Planned but Not Carried Out Last Session, To Be Pressed! in January, Leaders Say! 'Wet' and 'Dry' Fight Due Women's Measures and Bat? tle to Amend Direct Pri? mary Law Also in Sight From the moment the 143d annual session of the Legislature convenes in Albany, six weeks from Wednesday, until the hour of final adjournment, three or four months later, the legis tive mill will grind steadily. One of the measures which is likely to come out of the hopper is a resolution creat? ing a joint committee of the Senate end Assembly to investigate the ad? ministration of the City of New York. Such a committee was contemplated at the last session of the Legislature, but after informal discussions, legisla tive leaders decided that a probe of the Hylan administration could wait an? other year in view of the need of in? quiring into housing conditions, the activities of the "Reds" and other larger economic problems. A local Republican legislator who had a resolution drawn up at the last session for the investigation of some ] o:" the municipal departments under i Mayor Hylan, will press this year, it was said yesterday, for an investigation | comprehending the entire city adminis? tration. Could Cover Wide Field An inquiry into municipal affairs by ? joint committee of the Legislature could cover a wider field than any grand jury, since a jury's jurisdiction would be limited by county lines. A legislative committee, to which would he delegated all the powers of the Legislature, the rieht to subpoena docu- ! ments and witnesses, and able to sit not ' or.iy in any borough, but in any por- | tion of the state, could work for ! months. It could turn over all evidence disclosed to the proper prosecuting of? ficers. The recent request of the extraordi? nary grand jury in New York County that Governor Smith designate the state Attorney General to aid in its in? vestigation into several local adminis? trative departments has given impetus to the movement to have the Legis? lature investigate the New York City administration. In a presentment filed with Justice Weeks last week the Almirall grand jury declared it had reasonable grounds for belief "that public officials have been guilty of misconduct in office," and advised the court that an investi ration of the municipal offices and de partments and of the office of the Dis? trict Attorney of New York County be in tiated. It is not believed that the action of j the Governor on the grand jury's re- j qut : will affect the proposed investi- j gal or of the local administration by the Legi lature. Other Measures Contemplated I ''???'" m e a s u re s which are contem plated for the consideration of the 1920 Legislature include: 1. Health insurance, minimum wage for women and children, and other measures backed by the Women's Joint Legislative Conference. 2. A "dry" enforcement 'bill spon? sored by the Anti-Saloon League, and a measure permitting the manufacture and sale of beer which will have the backing of the "wets." 3. An amendment to tho direct primary law to restore the official state convention. This last will depend a great deal on the attitude of Governor Smith. Those behind a similar measure last year, who were led by Senator Charles W. Walton, of Kingston, declared that j they had the votes to pass the meas- j ure, but were unable to obtain assur- j anees from the executive chamber that i it would be signed, and therefor? they j did not press it. , The "wet" and "dry" fight will be largely battling on old familiar ground, and how it will end is problematical. The women's organizations, opposed i to the so-called welfare legislation of the Women's Joint Legislative Con? ference, are making preparations not only to try to block all legislation which this organization may offer, but to re? peal the present law limiting the hours of labor of women on streetcars and subway and elevated trains which was passed and signed at the last session. Old Opera of Rossini's To Be Revived at Metropolitan General Manager Giulio Gatti-Casaz za. of the Metropolitan Opera Com? pany, yesterday announced the Ameri? can premiere of "L'ltaliana in Algeri," opera-buffa in three acts and five scenes by Gioachino Rossini, ftr Fri? day evening, December 6. The cast follows: Gabriella Besanzoni, Isabel? la; Marie Sundclius, Elvira; Kathleen Howard, Zulma; Charles Hackert, Lin? dero; Giuseppe de Luca, Taddeo; Adamo Didur, Mustafa; Millo Picco, | Haly. The opera has been rehearsed and will be directed by Gennaro Tapi. The dances have been composed and ar? ranged by Rosina Galli, who will take 'part in the dances, together with Giu? seppe Bonfiglio and the corps de ballet. The scenery is by James Fox, of the Metropolitan Opera House, and Frank Platzer, from sketches by Willy Pog any, who has also designed the cos? tumes, which have been made by the costume atelier of the Metropolitan, under the direction of Mme. Castelberg. berg. SPECIAL NOTICE HORL? CK'S THE ORIGINAL MALTEDMILK ;o?d Imitations ?n? Substitu?-, Coolidge Boom for PresidentLaimched In Massachusetts Republican Chih Indorses Governor as Exponent of the Law and Order Issue Raised in Police Strike BOSTON, Nov. 23.?Calvin Coolidge, Governor of Massachusetts, will be boomed by Republicans of this state for the Presidency. Official action in- '? dorsing the Coolidge candidacy already has been taken by tho executive com? mittee of tho Republican Club of Mas? sachusetts. In a statement issued by George H. Ellis, president of the club, tho recent actions of Governor Coolidge in con? nection with the strike of tho Boston polico were cited as establishing the Governor's claim to the nomination. "The supreme issue of the day," Mr. Ellis said, "is the continuance and maintenance of orderly government. This is true the world over. Calvin Coolidge to-day is the foremost cham? pion of government by the people as against, anv special interests in this country. He has been tested along these lines. Tlis acts have shown him to be a friend to all classes so long as they respect tho laws that the people have made. He is an inflexible de fender of such laws when their nulli? fication is attempted by anybody." Resolution Pledges Support Tho resolution pledging the support to Mr. Coolidge of Massachusetts Re? publicans follows: "Whereas, the time approaches for the selection of a Presidential candi? date by the Republican party; and "Wheren-a, Massachusetts now has in Calvin Coolidge, Governor of the Com? monwealth, a worthy representative who embodies in himself the purposes and ideals of the American people and their determination to maintain unim? paired their cherished institutions; and "Whereas, his stand in Massachu? setts in crushing the forces of dis? order and disruption made clear to the nation the fundamental principle of the action as expressed in his own words, 'So long as I am in authority I shall continue to resist those who resist the government*; and "Whereas, the overshadowing: issue of the hour is the maintenance of es? tablished government; therefor?, be it "Resolved, that we present to the people of this commonwealth, for the Republican nomination for President, the man whose acts in this great crisis are known and whose convictions ap? pear in the following words: 'The choice lies between living under coer? cion and intimidation, the forces of evil, or under the laws of the people, orderly, speaking with their settled convictions, the revelation of a divine authority'?Calvin Coolidee; and be it further "Resolved, that we call upon all of the people of the nation to whom the ideals and purposes of American in? stitutions are dear to join in this un? dertaking." Sproul Names Board To Revise Constitution Attorney General Palmer and Seeretary Wilson Mem?Her? of Com in i ?hi on HARRISBUURG, Pa.. Nov. 23 At? torney General William I. Schaffer, of Pennsylvania, will be chairman of the \ State Commission on Constitutional Amendment and Revision, the person? nel of which was announced by Gov? ernor Sproul to-day. The appointments include twenty-four other?, two of them women, and in the list are At? torney General A, Mitchell Palmer and Secretary of Labor William B. Wilson. Sixteen of the twenty-five appointees are Republican*, seven at* [)rm?*>rra<? und two **!?? la?! pandsnt KepubAan? Tho wortvn on *h?.- cifim M ri. Barclay H Warbnrton, o? Phifc'telyhta arid Mrs. John 0 M Ar chnirntan Bf the Pennsylvania Lrscuo of Women Citiron?, of Pittsburgh. Both are Re? publicans. Governor .**:pr?*>ul mad?* 'he appoln* nients under authority Of 'he ?et of June 4, li*14 The commission is n quired to present its rvcommondatior.s to the General Assembly of 1921, Recommendations for changes s have to be pa ? ? Lacislatan of 1921 and 19 upon by the people The creation of the ?*- m>r. : .s^on is the outcome of Anif agitation for a chance in the c"T.s*:' iti< n, which ?in*?"? from 1K73. The members ?re 'o receive r" compensation except expenses An ap? propriation of 160,000 ta made '< r necessary expenses. To Consumers of FLOUR Our attention has been called to rumors, possibly inspired by overzealous flour sales? men, to the effect that there is an impending flour scarcity in this country. The facts of the flour situation are simple and there is no need for consumers to be alarmed. There are ample stocks both of wheat and of flour in this country, stocks far in excess of the usual supplies at this season. It is true that there is a shortage of the grades of hard wheats of which hard wheat patent fioui's are made, and it is for this reason that flour buyers are paying ex? travagant prices for the patent grades. This ?es not mean that there is not enough flour to go around. There is enough wheat and enough flour to take care of all our re? quirements. There will be no more "War Flour," "Victory Flour," or flour "substi? tutes." On the other hand, the UNITED STATES GRAIN CORPORATION is preparing to market from its large stocks as much stand? ard quality flour of straight grade as the consuming public cares to buy. Arrange? ments are being perfected to place thi3 flour in retail packages with the leading retail dealers of this city and within a few days buyers mav know where to purchase UNITED STATES GRAIN CORPORATION Standard Pure Wheat Flour at a large saving as com? pared with current retail prices for the patent grades. Watch this space for announcement United States Grain Corporation (Flour Division) 42 Broadway, New York Broadway at 34th St* In the Heart of New York, Direct by Subway, Tube and "L" Coats, Capes, Scarfs and Muffs Ai Greatly Below Regular Prices The handsome coats, wraps, scarf's and muffs offered in this important sale are made only of the very choicest skins, selected long before the recent great rise in cost of all fine pelts. The styles are exclusive with Saks k Company, and not one can be duplicated even at the regular prices when these are gone. Luxurious Mink Dolman Wraps, very graceful, and beautifully made of dark silky skins. Regularly $2,450.00.Special $2,000.00 Handsome Mink Coat?made of specially select? ed skins of high lustre and splendid color. Regularly $2,100.00.Special $1,850.00 i Beautiful Mink Coat, gracefully draping from the shoulders. Made of exquisite full-furred pelts. Regularly $1,500.00.Special $1,295.00 Beautiful Mink Coat, developed in skins of a dark and most exceptional color. Regularly $1,150.00.Special $975.00 Mink Capes.Reg. $1,050.00.Now $875.00 Mink Capes.Reg. $750.00.Now $650.00 Mink Capes.Reg. $475.00.Now $395.00 Mink Capes.Reg. $395.00.Now $365.00 Also a splendid collection of Mink Animal Scarfs and Muffs at correspondingly low prices Sixth Floor. Safe & Company Direct Especial Attention Today to the New Modart Front-Laced Corsets for day9 evening and sports wear Modart Front-laced Corsets are the best of their kind in America. They not only perfect the lines of the figure, but also lend greater support than can be said of any other corset. The new models have many added exclusive features, and are fashioned in a variety of materials, selected not alone for their beauty but principally be? cause of their dependability. Prices: $5 to $22.50 Limited to Monday and Tuesday Brassieres and Bandeaux Reduced Regularly $4 and $5 Special $2.50 Made by the best manufacturers with whom we do business. Front and back fastening models, in a wide variety of discontinued materials, lace or embroidery trimmed. Third Floor. A Wonderful Opportunity Women's Higher-Cost Frocks for afternoon and street wear? in an important sale today At Greatly Reduced Prices The handsomest gowns introduced for afternoon and street wear, taken from our regular stock and greatly reduced because the size or color assortments are in? complete. If you want one of these beautiful frocks, we advise immediate .selection. Crepe Meteor Frocks and Soire Evening Gowns ) tf?/?Q fa ?Reduced from $100.Now} $O?J,dU Satin or Charmeuse Afternoon and Street) Frocks?Reduced from $55 and $59.50. $39.50 N ow Richly Embroidered Velveteen Frocks, guaran-1 teed fast pile and color?Reduced from $45 \ $35.00 and $49.50.Now) T Hand-embroidered Tricotine Frocks and Wool ) Velour Dresses?Reduced from $39.50 and !? $29 50 $45 .Now) v * e> Smart Serge Frocks, tastefully braid trimmed or ) embroidered?Reduced from $35.?Now J Crepe de Chine Frocks?in White and Flesh color. Also dainty Georgette Frocks? slightly soiled from handling. Reduced? from $29.50.Now) $25.00 $18.50 None sent C. O. D., exchanged or on approval. Fourth Floor. Beginning This Morning An Important Sale of Women's Hand-Made Silver Cloth Slippers as pictured At $7.95 These beautiful Silver Cloth Slippers were made to sell at $15, but owing to an error on the part of the manufacturer the order was duplicated. Hia loss is your gain?hence this very important sale. Sizes \Vi to Sy2, and widths AAA te C. Second Floor. Greatly Reduced All Broken Selections of Our Most Successful Women's Winter Suits Formerly $59 to $95 At $44 and 855 Handsome fur-trimmed and tailleur mod mannish effect, trim, of arm and narrow of -' udder, others elaborately trimmed with furs or smart ; Tailored as only the most skilful hands know how, in Duvet Superior, Velour, Silverlone, Tin seltone, Duvet de Laine, Yahania. Suede Cloth, Lustrous Broadcloth, Tricotine and Twill-Back Velveteen in every fashionable color. Each suit beautifully silk lined and interlined. Your size, but not in f very model. Ft u i th Fl ">r. Wonderful Value? MEN'S Black Leather Bags as pictured At $15 Built to give the best of service in fine quality genuine leather, London Plaid lined, and reinforced with high cut sewed-on corners. Just one size? 18 inch?but every one a value we cannot hope to duplicate later. Trunk Dcpt., Brisement. MEN'S Smoking Jackets Special $6.50 ?? This low price will be in effect only until our present assortment is depleted. Made of double-faced cloth, trimmed with silk cord. Fifth Floor. Cascade Cloth. $68 Substantial Savings Are to be Effected Today and Tuesday in An Important Sale of omen's Ultra-Smart Coals Regularly $35 to $98.50 At $39.50, $58 and $68 Coats that at once reveal themselves to be of a very high order, individual to an unusual decree, and tailored to a nicety. Many are luxuri? ously fur-t rimmed, others strictly tailored for wear with the very modish sepa? rate fur pieces. Excellent range of materials? ?vertont K Peach Bloom, Cascade Cloth, Frost Glow, Silvertip Bolivia, Bahama, Silvertone, Normandy, Velour, Silvertip Chinchilla and Sued ?ne beautifully lined with plain or novelty silk and warmly interlined. Sizes 34 to 48. Two styles pictured. Also?For Today and Tuesday Women's Beautiful Fur-Fabric Coats many lavishly trimmed with fur At $39.50, $45, $49.50 to $195 Swagger Sports and full-length models, skilfully produced in Silk Velour, Imported Broadtail Cloth, Hudson Seal Cloth, Ungava Seal, Fur Moss, Peco Plush, Arcadian Lamb and Baffin Seal. Fourth Floor.