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iODRESS BY GOVERNOR RITCHIE HERE TODAY tiovernor • • • •_ 11, S 11l t il<‘ ■*,,-, of tmreMt ~ : id t )|C()| ICS of t■ i' 'i. '*>i !: uiii the : !.- of unrest "try great . ,-*.v ;j u<t dangerous r aleoad. 1 la-“ :n s,night to . •;• I authoi it v it ' Jljr lit thell . ,! i. i-t mil' ll <it \V;u has do • i:.- WOlid 's re • world's man ! . i !he passions mail kind, aad : loin to million* • o-s of oppres ■ dl htt'd to know • . I l> -sings of new . thi' country, tin 1 ii I speak have no' ■ on this side o' . .tilt w e MM- then • v for us in Mary • 1 . s t far as I know spared, so that wr high, and, wit! in :i [iO|iulatioi .Mg. wholesome am' Unit'd May Appear Here true, we cannot ■ the fact that this . • t mot her places may ’ - i it. moment tinticipatf .-ii v . What is possible • i* the spirit of radical ilm where may intmifesl * i .. ! t ils iii the form of on ...oro,i. proposed legisla .it icainst this danger ; > .■ . i r hat our 1 orin of gov , - • .\ i fed for over a con - winch time it has heel • Mop | tln ough t lie lire ■.til what we have to ami am* and healthy i .-t d tin m- blessings zealously ■! I . ill leg jslat ion whirl i with our institutions ane id principles of demo< w! peals to class or section • hk-s or ‘‘proindices; o* t ic. (ignition ol force, threats For Only Necessary Laws .Ml I.lt he I I would OppOSt ■vs. • -s-oty or the propriety net made dear. There it . ii--- n u h, regulatory legisla v So ta; as more such legis a. d • affect business, the dan - ti..-i> it would impair btisines • tstivc •.i .i initiative, and so far a* ffc I the individual, it would re 11 further that liberty of con ' .Mil fice join of action, which, 'vi !■> no injury to others, it two subjects which, be !*'• o ext - cuie importance 1‘ • |h of the State, I fed shouli ssc in sonic detail. One re • State's finances, the othe* • ■ I.st 111. tion. Financial Problems n 1 drsiiv to place liefor ' t In* financial problen ' i 'talc To this end tlx estimates have been re • -I by me, and I havi self with thi* amount vi, ions state and state ■’ ■■ -. as well as with tin ■•*■’ cs of the state. As i t 1 > tinaucial situatiot *-■ meet foi the next . to be substantially - i .ii tmental request; 'h'.rsenients will In ■ ' . . . $ 2.6f>0.001 • c's ti\ed ;;:o.oo( csts 12, S 10,77 . -t -t it ions • ect <loo,oof ' t ■ it. t • I i t 1 do.'JiN' •s I 0.000.00 c • ‘ hi* ledger we .. f 1.12^0411 s r, t O*d,ooo 0.000 .OOP 4 1 2,s('S.t>4f . et , ourse, does s ration any re . I . iiuests , the .. . '-.* Si i:i 1 ,:;00 • ' * ,o'h> less than ■ t allowing for 'Uiy at the end ? Tax Kate v tail* will yield Mat if the State additional rev f t ixation, this '••**< of about ,12 - • making the tax ' 's instead of ;| s at present, t ins *4.000,000 ’*g down or dis 'i jucvts cannot, ‘.lectured without 1 ' ~ but r. few gen ' be inappropriate. An examination of the departmental estimates for 1921 shows; Salary increase asked for ex clusive of teachers, (an av j erago increase of over 43 l ,<,r 321,602 Expense increase asked for , (an average increase of over 06 per cent ,383 2V ♦ 1,104,1445 I.a ml asked fof 70.000 Now const rm-tibn, buildings and equipment a-ko.t f,>r. • - i - ■ 44,276.071 Would t>efer Building So long as the cost of building and construction continues as high as it is. I feel that the state should engage n, no work of this kind unless absolutely necessary. All construct ion which can be postponed without injure to th< public welfare, should, 1 think, be post poned. Wo must, therefore, gi\, our most earnest scrutiny to the item of s.’i.l b.!.2 .t asked for const met ion. building and equipment, with tho view of disallowing as much of it ;i< tin ouldie welfare does not almoluteiv ro quire. I may add that nearly all ot ‘his kind of work asked Kir, is in the 1 92 f estimates. For I‘*22 onlv ft. toft is asked for construct ion, building ind equipment. Tn the same wav, the salary and ox *t*nso inoroai's, aggregating ♦1,104.843. nust bo thoroughly considered, in or der to sec to what extent they.can be reduced. How far disallowance* aTong these and other lines will go towards redue ng or wiping out the $4,000,000 by* which, as already shown, fixed charges and estimates exceed revenues, can not, as I have said,~be even conjectured at this time. My hope and belief is ‘hat the reduction will be vefv mater al, but even so it is not improbable ‘hat a substantial increase in revenue vill still be required. Indeed, with the ‘retnendouH increase in prices every where, it would be very remarkable if this were not so. For Increasing of Revenuo The problem, therefore, for tin* Log •slatnre and the Executive to decide, nid to which we cannot too soon give ‘bought, is this: Assuming increased -ovenue to be necessary, shall it be sc ured: (f'l Bv increasing the tax rate, or (21 By incfreßsing other sources of •evenue now existing, or (I!) Bv fitiqifig new sources of rev ‘line, or (41 Bv a Combination of all these methods ? One of the difficulties that confronts a new governor is that the preparation >f the budget, the appointment of ot fieials, and the consideration of legis ation all come together at tip' very beginning of his term, so that during 'he session of his fir>t Legislature he has little or no time to make that in tiniate study of the work of the state departments which might disclose means for increased economy and of fieieney, which without much study night not be apparent. Federal aid this vear will amount to ibout $850.00(1, and there seems everv mason to believe that the an me amount, it least, will bo., continued by the Fed *rnl ftn\ ernmenf. If the state matches ‘his sum, there will then be $1,700,000 •aeli year for eonstruetion of state ’■ends, as to which no part of the cost would be placed upon the oeunties, as listiiiguished from lateral roads, as to which the comities should, I think, bear nart of the cost. Road Construction With respect t lateral roads. 1 have found a more or less prevailing belief ■n the counties that an equal division >f the cost between the state and the •ounties would be fair. On this basis, mv tentative suggestion would be thal •lie state appropriate $750,000 annually “or lateral roads, and that the counties •ontribute a like amount. This won’* urovide $1.,500,000 each year for lateral •onds. If these tentative suggestions vo'-* 1 adopted, then th*' total amounts avn ; l ilde for road building each year woubl be: n State * $1,600,000 Federal Uovcrument s -'0 000 ('ounties - <;>0,000 I Total $3.200.00i. This, at $.‘10,000 per mile, would build 100 miles of road each vear. and. of '••ourse, this mileage would be increased in proportion to ntiv decrease in cost. School Teachers' Salaries Bills are being drafted, and will be i shortly ready, covering the promised increase in the salaries of the s hoot teachers of the state. These increases 1 roughly average .15 1-2 per cent, or more, and are evenly divided between ♦he state and counties. ) The Merit System bill is practically ready. It is not necessary to enumerate the other pledges in the Democratic plat " form. That platform was the basis of s our party s appeal to the voters last fall, and its promises will, of course, be c j kept. To the extent that legislation is i required for th** purpose, the bili> are now being drafted, and will be prompt r lv completed af ; d introduced, as is also 1 the ease with bills emlmdying needed let art mental legislation. And to you, gentlemen of the Gen eral Assembly, let me say this: \ Manv of you have worked with urn *' through three sessions of the Legisla ture, and out of that association thege ' I has grown up between ns a friendship - which, on my part, at least, is verv v warm and very genuine, ami which. f with me, will lm lasting. AVith those of vou whom I do not know so well, or whom I am today meeting for the first time, 1 want to form the same • close ties of friendship, t 1 will be grateful if all of you will remember that during our associations iu Auuapolis l want you to come to uu* THE EVENING CAPITAL AND MARYLAND GAZETTE, ANNAPOLIS. MARYLAND. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY M. 10?0 at all times wi’h the fullest and frank ■ e*? expression of your views on all the question* with win-h we will Jmth iraxe to deal. 1 want to ex;o<" my own views to you with the same full-; ness and the same frankness. Executive Mansion Aglow Over at Government House every- s thing was brilliantly illuminated late last night in readiness for the change of administration. Governor and Mrs. Harrington were prepared to give a royal welcome to Governor elect Ritchie and his mother. The legislative committee was composed of Senator Frick, of Balti more city; Senator Wolf, of Howard county; Senator ('rothers. of Cecil county; Senator Mclntosh, of Balti more county; Senator Speicher, of ‘ Garrett county, and Delegates Willis Jones, of Baltimore city; ('oblcntz. o! Frederick county; Coburn, of Har ford county; and Simmons, of Wash ington count v. HARRINGTON" RECALLS EVENTS IN FAREWELL ADDRESS AS GOVERNOR Governor Harrington, in his fare-, well address, said: "The past year* have l een sto crowd ed with events, not or.iy of State and Nation,, but world-wide importance, that it is hard to realize that four years have now passed by since I be came the Chief Executive of Mary land “At that time 1 was conscious that my hopes of a successful Administra tion depended largely upon the gen erous sympathy and support of the people of the State. But had I at that time forseen the great questions and problems which a world war was to bring, I would, indeed, have had a still greater diffidence do meet these obligations and perform those duties j “However ill or well these duties I have been performed, with what abili- I ty these problems have been met, or whatever may have been the failures, all these things cannot now be re called. They have become a question of history. And for all these things to be rightly judged, we are too near to them now to give a proper verdict. We must await the calm critical judgment of after years, when Mary land’s history of these days and times will be written. I cannot let pass, however, this occasion without ox-1 pressing in the strongest language ; that 1 can command my sincere arid grateful appreciation of the aid and support given me from every quarter of the State in the great criss through which we have passed, in helping me to keep Maryland true to her past, and among the foremost in the very highest ideals of my State today than ever before. “Today the State’s finances are in excellent shape and our people are more prosperous than ever before in our history. That mistakes have been made 'goes without saying. That there have been disappointments too, must he conceded. These are but in cidents in political life. The great i criterion of the future will be how- j ever w hat service has been rendered j to the State. “At this hour I am conscious only ! of a deep sense of gratitude for those friends who were with me at the start and have remained with me to the . end. I am unconscious of any feel • ings, only the kindest towards either friend or fop. “To the people of Annapolis. Mrs. \ Harrington, myself and family shall ever be indebted for their many evi • deuces of their friendship and kind ness. We shall ever hold our stay > here in fondest memory. We have i formed friendship and associations which %we shall ever cherish I am i , confident my successor will find it as we have, and will leave it with as ! I much regret. “It is indeed, a personal pleasure > as well as an honor that is mine to present to you my successor. For ) four years 1 have had the benefit ofr his counsel and his advice. For four years 1 have had an opportunity to 1 I know his views upon public ques tions. to recognize his zeal and splen did ability in the performance of pub lic dutijp" Advance In Flour ' Fnited States Grain Corporation 1 flour advanced 5 cents a bag of 10 pounds to the consumer Monday. The ; price was varying between 69 and 70 ‘ cents a bag. It is now authorized to 1 be sold as high as SO cents a bag. This . is a white flour free from substitutes. | and put on the market to help reduce the high cost of living. It is not a •war flour," as many persons have thought, because it came frsm one of’ :he war-time agencies of the govern ment. The advance has been made because •j of conditions in the wheat trade. The ‘ price is still below that asked for pa tented flours. A brisk demand has been registered with the Grain Corporation. Tester- . day the sale of a whole carload was reported. This is due, it is thought, to; the fact that persons who bought small quantities for trial have now come back for larger quantities. ■! MUSICAL AT ARNOLD'S FOR THE RED CROSS A musical will be held at Arnold’s schoolhouse on Saturday, January 17. at 7:10 p. m. The talent will be com posed of men and women from Balti more and Annapolis. The proceeds will go toward helping the Junior Red Cross Ice cream for sale. j Governor Pfccfographo.l With Family On B.t* Of liiiitigur.iibiii. A n.-w and exclusive photo graph of Governor C ilvin C oiidg . Jr., at left, an i John at right, and the Governor’s lath r. Jo i:* C C ; lid.- ■ -f Plymouth, Vermont, in the r**ar. CASTGRIA For Infants &nd Children in Use For Over 30 Years M^S. bmn Signature of v/, 4x'is&C+ii/li iPHSelil iii bh i hCiili ■■■] **. *•' ■ rN X : * .. •., v; ‘ \ !*‘ > * I : . Do You Know Hudson But Through Sheer Merit Alone Essex Made Its Thirty Million Dollar Sales Record Builds the Essex? Essex success has not been accidental. But the Essex does bring quality and No one doubts its right to the position performance to a class field that was it holds. unknown. On the Cincinnati Speedway, a stock The former owners of large costly chassis Essex set the world 50-hour en* cars that have adopted the Essex have durance mark, of 3037 miles, under not been Hudson users. They have American Automobile Association su- come from other cars, cars that fall pervision. Another stock Essex holds short of the Super-Six in all particulars the unequalled 24-hour road mark of save size and cost. \ 1061 miles. The Essex appeals to such users be- But how many know why Essex in its cause of its nimbleness. They like the first year revealed qualities more mature, way its performance compares with that more evident of the influence of long of the Super-Six. You can see this on experience, than is commonly found in every hand. The two cars in any corn cars even in their third and fourth year. munity that are most prominent because r You will recall the Essex was an- of their performance ability are the nounced one year ago without one word Hudson Super-Six and the Essex, as to the identity of its builders. Not a claim was made for its performance. Essex Did Not Need You were asked to go look at it, take u j * it j a ride and form your own opinion. The tiuason s Endorsement Essex was required to speak for itself. Thirik of the advantages Essex has Now that it has established itself, had. What ordinarily would have re it is revealed why Essex has all the quired years to perfect was made pos qualities of cars of long development. si bi e - m t h e very first model. . That is why 20,000 are now running, Was Designed by why more than $30,000,000.00 was paid Hudson Engineers for Essex cars in ten months. You have not needed the Hudson They conceived it as they developed endorsement to understand Essex j the Super-Six. All they learned about en- performance. durance, they incorporated in the Essex. Essex has won its own way. Hudson , They gave to the Essex the power gave it full benefit of the experience of that has made it famous in all quarters. its engineers and the ability of its Its speed is the result of what had been manufacturing organization. Its name , learned in making the Super-Six winner was not needed. of all worth while speed records. Now Hudson takes the same pride in r The Essex can never be all that the acknowledging its kinship to Essex that Super-Six is for they are totally &if- a father might in speaking of his son ferent types. who on his own account had made good. STRANGE MOTOR CAR CO. JAMES F. STRANGE & SON, Proprietors ROBERT F. STRANGE, General Manager 28-30 West Street (Ml ITEMS FROM SHADY SIDE 'i ,i> , Flowing *s tho eovanmttv of tau ran tors*: A. W. An .rows, Ro! >r jj\ Now oil. Debiias V. Stmlor. lur.r> K. Bast, Luoy t\ Sau rwein. Thomas M liimsov. V. 11. llallook. Bertha A Woodfielil, Mrs. A. W. Andrews. Fer nan lo W Weems. Hon. James O. At well. F F Wilde. Robert F>. Owings. Ldvun \V. liil oek, Frances Crauuell. Bennett CramleH. Ella M. Stutler The net receipts of the affair will be used for the betterment of the Com munity. Mss Mildred Kevoll Brady, of Vnnapoits. who associated w ith W L. Radeltffe in organizing Chautau qua committees throughout Maryland and Virginia and the New England States, visited Shady Side and organ ized the movement here. Aliss Helen l)mw son. our primary ■ teacher, was stranded in Annapolis one week ago Monday and had io pay ■' ll dollars : r taxi irre in or,lor to reach Shad? Side in time for school. Of ytHisst lnprtancs c::.- VfijJ cod-liver oil is net :r.ed‘Cir.3 ?,5 nr.iiy ere ■ prone to t : ' .k cl rrcchcine. SCOTT’S EMULSION ’ r. A for:t c; rrowi*. nourishment . *.h..t is cf utmost cipor : .??v ° ° iar y cSitcr/en. • art I children relish an ' tcc on S sit's ii a “ifr.'f accept'-d the world o\ -r. Give Scott's le t .j ciiilui’.a - c tii watch there gr'ev •kM. \ e.o* A r r v ' • * •' * * ** .*>-I.' SIX ROADS AT MEADE CLOSED TO PUBLIC p In a resolution adopted at their meeting on Tuesday, the County Com . missioners took final action in the mat j ter of closing to the public certain 1 roadways in. or near, the army can tonment at Camp Meade, this county This question had been under eon k sideration by the Federal and County s olllcial for several weeks, and it has k . now beta decided that the county re , • 1 nquish all claims to right-of-way of i the highways or routes numbered 1 to ; •’>, im lusive. i An e\;rented is a person who eiiher tttaiv.s the eights of folly or the depths cf despair. After vou eat—always take FATONIC QD FOK YOUR ACID STOMACH d Instantly relieves Heartburn, Bloat ed Gassy Feeling. Stops food souring, repeating, and all stomach miseries. Aid* digestion and appetite. Keep* *tumarh sweet end strong. Ini-rc**4U Vitality and I'rp. KATONIC n> the best remedy. Ten*of thou sand* w underbills benefited. Only coeta a cent or two a day to u*e it. Positively guaranteed to pleaoe or we will refund money. Oct a bis box tooay. You will see. J. N FU TON OII.BKItT Annapolis. Mil.