National Affairs: The Brown Derby

Reflecting that all good things come slowly, that Rome was not built in a day, that patience is a virtue, that duty comes before ambition and business before pleasure, etc., etc., Candidate Smith passed a busy and contented last week in his executive mansion at Albany. He functioned in different capacities:

Financier. He reported to the people of New York on the state of their finances at the end of another fiscal year. The

State budget had increased some 16 millions, reaching $232,641,701. He explained how the money was spent, for highways, education, hospitals, prisons, conservation, claims, public works. He pointed out that...