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k PARF-FIELDER “Reactionary in Office, Pro gressive Out of It,” Says Governor of Opponent. ATLANTIC CITY, Oct. 24.—As the A close of a day of strenuous campaign ing throughout Atlantic county, Gov ernor James F. Fielder spoke before an audience of 1,200 last night in the Colonial Theatre, and was accorded an unusually enthusiastic reception. He wus accompanied by Prosecutor Silzer, of Middlesex county, and two score prominent city and county Democrats. “For seventeen years,” said the governor, “the Republicans were in control of the State government, had broken their promises and pledges, but with an honest, determined gov ernor in charge the legislation you had demanded for all these seventeen years was granted to you in less than three years. This legislation was fought by the very men who now ask you to return them to power. They are telling you that the legislation passed in the last three years is in need of a chahge and revision, and they have the audacity to ask you to permit them to revise and change it. If there are any changes to be made in these law's let them b© made by the friends of the laws, rather than the enemies. “Governor Stokes was in the As sembly for two years; he served in the. Senate for nine years, and he was governor for three years. During all that time he never gave the slightest, indication of possessing the progres sive spirit w'ith which he would now have you believe he is imbued.” The governor then quoted former Senator Eyerett Colby as saying that Stokes had never given any assist ance toward the passage of the public utilities bill, for which he is now claiming the credit, and he quoted former Governor Fort as saying that Stokes was the worst reactionary in the State. "Governor Stokes is a progressive at all times when he is out of office," he said, "and a re actionary at all times while in office. I do not want to be governor unless I can be free and independent to act as I think for the best Interests of all the people in the State. I am under no obligations, save the gratitude that I feel toward my friends for sup port they have given me. I do not know it all. I am willing to receive advice and suggestions, but after the advice has been given I reserve the right at all times to do as I think best.” Prosecutor Silzer charged former Governor Stokes with preventing the reporting of a bill introduced by 1dm as senator, providing for the abolition of the State Board of Arbitration, which was characterized as a meas ure designed solely to provide soft berths for favored politicians. “If you want to be on the band wagon this year,” he told his hearts, “stay where, you are. Stokes knows now that he is defeated. He is making this run simply to get in lino for elec tion to the United States Senate, and he has no more idea that he will be elected governor than I have." Red Men Give Member a Set of Gold Teeth as a Token JERSEY CITY, Oct. 24—George Wetzel, one of the oldest members of HudBon Stamm No. 188, U. O. R. M., is wearing a golden smile today. When the Red Men met Wednesday night for a class initiation they pre sented George with a Bet of gold teeth In recognition of his good work In in troducing members during the past year. It was learned some time ago that Mr. Wetzel had ordered a se of teeth and the members quletliy got together and decided he should not be per mitted to pay for the molars. There fore when he arrived at the hall wearing his newly acquired treasures and was presented with a receipted bill for thdm he was very much astonished. MAKE YOUR HOME LIFE CONVENIENT, COMFORTABLE AND HAPPY These Home Comforts at THESE prices you cannot miss, since they mean so much to you. 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A Regular $8.50 Value ruimui iauic uiair maae, oecause seat ana oacK are in one piece, giving the right position for solid comfort; rests every muscle in the body; no ratchets or springs to ger out or oraer; regu lar price $18.50, special, 14.75 tot We are sole agents for the famous "STREir* Slumber Chairs and Davenport Beds v SEWER DEPT. IN NEED OF FUNDS Commissioner Denman Declares Present Appropriation Will Not Last the Year. WORKS BOARD WILL ASK FOR $4,000 ADDITIONAL! ■ Gillen Lays Blame for Shortage to Mismanagement—Mem bers in Tilt. Basing his statements on a report submitted to him by Charles M. Shipman, general superintendent of the Board of Works, Commissioner Arthur R. Denman, chairman of the sewer and water committee, declared he would be unable to finish out the year without an additional appropria tion from the finance committee of the City Council. Although the re port showed that he would only run over his appropriation about $450 still he asked for an additional $4, 000 for his department. Commissioner Denman read a re port from Charles M. Shipman, gen eral superintendent of works, asking that some provision be made to cover the operations of the sewerage and water department for the rest of the year and stating that they would be shy about $450 In. their fixed charges for the year. He supplemented fig ures showing that the receipts and money left would not tide them over and asked that something be done by the board. After preliminary talk between the various members of the board, Com missioner Charles F\ Kraemer made a motion that the president of the 'board confer with the finance com mittee of the City Council to get some relief for the department. In defense of his position Commis sioner Denman said that although his department had spent about $2,000 on the Peddle street pumping station during the year It was not all for im provements as some of the members laid insinuated, but that it was only repairs that came up in the ordinary routine work of the department, and that the repairs were very necessary. Trouble In Appropriation. "The trouble lies In the appropria tion end of it,” declared Commission er Denman. "My appropriation was cut $5,500 by the economics, if they can be called such, although the eB t'mating committee based their ex penditures on a minimum basis. I have laid off men and done all that I can be done towards keeping within my appropriation, but it is impos sible. "The trouble is that the leaves and other refuse from the streets are washed into the sewers and we need more men than we are employing to keep the sewers in proper condition. How we are going to Dull through the year on our present staff of help without impairing the city’s health I don’t know. We should have at least $4,000 more, and I wish to make an amendment to Commissioner Krae mer's motion—that the finance com mittee of the City Council be request ed to appropriate $4,000 at the earliest possible moment for use by my de partment. This is not a matter of polities'; it is a matter of business.” For fully two minutes after Com missioner Denman had offelted his amendment no one seconded the mo tion. Commissioner Charles F. Gil len. chairman of the street and high way committee, then arose. "I want to sav that It is through no fault of the street department that the chairman of the sewers and drainage committee is behind un his appropriation. The streets of the eitv are in the best possible condi tion. We have 225 men at work eight hours of the day; that's saying enough. The street department is in good shape and efficient and if there Is blame in the sewer department it must be kept there. “As to the leaves being washed into the sewers and clogging them up. it is hardly probable, as I make inspections right along and the only chance that some leaves might have been swept into the sewers was dur ing the recent storm. Any trouble in the sewer department is due to sewer department management, and I will not shoulder any of the blame." CommlNiilooera In Tilt. In a flash Commissioner Denman was on his feet with a “come back” at Gillen. “The commissioner shows himself stupid by making such a statement, and he is not telling the truth and he knows It, and he is stupid and doesn’t know It if he says the streets arc always kept free of leaves.” The repartee continued when Gillen arose and said: “Commissioner Den man is the prodigal relic of a de funct bodv that formerly controlled the board.” "I’d rather be a relic than a de liberate falsifier,” Commissioner Denman hurled back at Gillen, and before either of them could proceed further in the argument Commis sioner Dr Kraemer arose and sought to compromise the situation, at the same time not losing an opportunity to take a -parting shot at the chair man of the sewer committee. “This is a big business proposition and there might be some justification in each statement,” said Commis sioner Kraemer. "If. from the start, the sewer department had been in some economist’s hands it might have been kept inside of the appropriation, but that is neither one way nor the other. We must help the department out. I now ask that my former mo tion he put before the board.” The motion was duly seconded and the finance committee of the City Council will he asked to help the sewers and drainage department get through the year. When seen last night and asked about the "falsifier” allegation made by Commissioner Denman, Commis sioner Gillen said; “The remark came, when Commis sioner Denman lost his temper through my disclosure of his scheme to make political capital during the helgtli of a campaign by endeavoring to throw till' blame of his misman agement on the the other departments of the board, including the street de partment. “I did not take the accusation seri ously, considering it the report of an angry man, uttered when his argu ment had been exploded by plain facts. “I reiterate what I said during the meeting that the 225 men now em ployed by the street department ac complish more work in two days than was done oy the more than 300 em ployed during the old regime. Com missioner Denman grew up with an extravagant administration and can not adjust either himself or his de partment to the economic policy now being pursued." Suicide Left $6,000 JERSEY . CITY, Oct. 24—The funeral of Edward Weeks, who com mitted .suicide a few days ago in a furnished room at 256 Falrmourt ave nue, took place yesterday from an un dertaker's parlors at 119 Storm ave nue. His friends say he grew de spondent over the recent death of his mother. Six bank books were found in his possession, representing deposits in banks of this city amounting to J7.000. Fight, Fire Alarm, Court Scene, All Due to Tango HACKENSACK, Oct. 24.—Gaston Sturm, a young man of Hillsdale, was convicted in the Special Sessions Court in Hackensack yesterday on a charge of simple assault, growing out of his fondness for the tango, tur key trot and similar dances. At a reception given recently by the Young People’s Society of the Hillsdale Episcopal Church, Mr. Sturm and a young woman from Bar donia, X. Y., refusing to stop tangoing and turkey trotting, and Arthur Jackson, president of the society, asked Mr. Sturm to leave the halt Mr. Jackson says Mr. Sturm then struck him In the face. A fire alarm was turned in and the firemen ejected Mr. Sturm and others of his party. Judge Senfert suspended sentence. Investigate Girl’s Story of Brutality at State Home TRENTON, Oct. 24.—Officials at the State Home for Girls here are Inves tigating the charges made by May Monahan, a former inmate, who was discharged Wednesday because she was twenty-one years old—the' ago limit. The girl yesterday told Chief of Police John A. Peters and Charles W. Irwin, a probation officer, both of Ell2abeth, that two girls were beaten at the institution and had to stay in bed for two weeks. She also charged that she was taken to Bound Brook by an officer of the institution and there deserted and told to shift for herself. She made her way to Elizabeth, where she was given lodging by the police. Tea at Morristown Club MORRISTOWN. Oct. 24.—Mrs. Frederic H. Humphreys guvs'- a re ception for her daughter-in-law. Mrs. Frederic P. Humphreys, at the Mor ris County Golf Club, here, yester day. Mrs. Landon Humphreys, as sisted by Mrs. Thomas Cauldwell, poured tea. After the reception a quartet with stringed instruments played in the ballroom of the club. Mr. Insurance Broker Do you receive the best Bene fits on Liability and Compensa tion Insurance placed by y$u? Your State’s own Company serves you best. We pay unusual commissions and offer unusual service by dealing direct with you. Your customers will appre ciate the intelligent service we render. Submit to uh today your liability and Compensation prospects for rates and commissions. Commercial Casualty Ins. Co. NEWARK, N. J. STOKES NITS BACK IN RAILROAD STORY Republican Gubernatorial Can didate Declares He Was Misquoted. Edward C. Stokes, Republican can didate for governor, through the State Committee Republican Bureau, Issued a statement today, replying to the newspaper stories of yester day that Intimated that he, Stokes, had dealt lightly with the truth in saying that "at the request of rep resentatives of the railroad brother hoods" he had caused this plank to be inserted In the Republican plat form: N “The work of the Public utility Commission should be enlarged and extended by the appointment of prac tical railroad men to act as inspec tors and to report and advise with the commission." Three representatives of railroad men, George Reed. John J. Costello and Patrick F. Doyle, in public let ters took exceptions to the claims attributed to Mr. Stokes. "The story as published is a Demo cratic campaign document," said Mr. Stokes, "and a deliberate misstate ment of fact, Jt is based upon a falsity, and therefore the whole thing falls flat. The article states that ‘Mr. Stokes wrote a letter in which he said that it (the plank) was placed there at the request of representa tives of the railroad brotherhoods.' As a matter of fact, I did not say that. What I did say Is a matter of record. It was contained in a letter which I wrote on October 9 to T. A. Brooks, of Newark; Walter T. Swen, of Trenton, and William S. Ferguson, of Phlllipsburg, all well-known rail road employees. In that letter I said in part: 'The only problem that can arise in connection with the Public Utility Commission is the manner in which it can be made more effective to serve the public welfare. Railroaders Ask Plank. " ‘With that end in view, some of the members of the various organiza tions of railroad employees asked that there be Incorporated in the Re publican platform a provision to em power the Public Utility Commission to select railroad employees, engi neers, conductors, brakemen. fire men, etc., as inspectors and advisers In connection with matters that might arise concerning the railroads of our State. •' 'The requests of the members of your organization seem to be so emi nently fitting, practical and bene ficial that I gladly acquiesced to the incorporation in the platform of such a plank.’ "You will note that in my letter J said that 'some of the members of the various organizations of railroad employees’ asked for the plank. The statement, that 1 said 'representatives of the railroad brotherhoods’ Is an other of the deliberate falsehoods that have been used to twister up the vicious attacks by my opponents. This style of campaigning harms them more than It does me. for pub lic sympathy Is naturally on the side of the truth. "I may state that one of the men who asked to have the plank Inserted was Walter H. Jenkins, an engineer running between Camden and Atlan tic City. Mr. Jenkins has served on the grievance committee of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers and is a well-known member of that organization. Supplemental information was given out at State Republican head quarters to the effect, that the men who signed the letters quoted in the newspaper article are ail Democrats working in the interest of the Demo cratic candidate for governor. The letters were in denial of the alleged | statement that the plank had been inserted “at the request of represen-I tatives of the railroad brotherhoods." It was furtner stated that George Reed, who signed as chairman of the legislative board of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, has been going about the State distributing litera ture in the interests of Mr. Fielder: that James J. Costello legislative representative of Lodge No. 3, Broth erhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, Is well known as a Demo IF PAST FIFTY 11 i i What glasses are to weak eyes —Cascarets are to weak bowels. Get a 10-cent box now. Most old people must give to the bowels some regular help, else they suffer from constipation. The condi tion is perfectly natural. It is Just as natural as it is for old people to walk slowly. For age is never so ac tive as youth. The muscles are less elastic. And the bowels are muscles. So ail old people need Cascarets. One might as well refuse to aid weak eyes with glasses as to neglect this gentle aid to weak bowels. The bow els must be kept active. This is im portant at all ages, but never so much as at fifty. 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