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NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 1914. IEW BRITAIN HERALD HERALD PUBLISHING COMPANY. Proprietors. Id daily (Sundav xcant.d) it 4:11 d. m. M Herald Biuldln. 67 Chuoh , St. erod at th Foot Offlco at New Britain a ocond Claa ' Mail Matter. poltvored by carrier to any part of tho rtty I tor 16 Cente a. Week.' S Cente a Month. Jttbacriptlone for paper to be sent by mau. payable in advanoo. 80 Cents Month, 17.00 a year. fBO ont profitable adv.rtl.inff medium In we ny. circulation books ana proas , n m always open to advnrtlaers. pK Herald will bo found on sale at Hook ups'" News Stand, 42nd St. and Broad way. New Tork City; Board Walk, AUamlo City, and Hartford depot. TBUSPHOKB CALLS. faatnas Oflce .............. .....til 'rlal Ttoonu fit THE RESUT. The election has had an unexpect- d result, and what Is still more of a urprise Is the plurality with which ach republican candidate carried the ity, Alderman Qulgley's vote exceed ing that of Mr. Halloran by 1,660 and lec ting him mayor of the city for juo iicai lwu yeaiB. b was a gioat lepubllcan victory; It was made cer tain by the heavy vote cast in all oi !he wards and Chairman Klett of the Jown commute Is being highly com nended for bis energetic service in Irhat was popularly believed In the ginning to be a defeat for the head f the republican ticket. He made o predictions as to figures, but uietly kept at work, expressed con dence in winning and the result ex- eeded his expectations.. The Qulgley victory may, be ao- ourrted for in various ways. The peo- Vle evidently came to the conclusion hat he was working in their Interest nd the strong opposition manifested gainst his candidacy confirmed them h this belief. Some cf the feeling gainst him was carried to the polls, ut much missionary work was con-. hxcted from the night of the caucus 'o the eve or tne election, ivew voters, Vie desire to keep the-party-Intact for lie fall campaign, which was urged a a reason for support, and the eneral enthusiasm which a radical sually arouses, all helped to swell ilB vote and to give him an unprece- ented victory for the office of bayor. Mr. Halloran did not run as veil as was expected In the. upper VapHh folllnc hnhlnrt trim tldtAt . . In jhe sixth, and - the returns suggest mat. no one voted'for the democratic ominees in these districts except the -f i yed in the wool party men. The thers voted for Mr. Qulgley v and is associates on the republican ticket. nd '.they undoubtedly had the sup port of the Independent voters. The issatisfled ' republicans voted for I ay or Halloran, particularly in the hird ward, but . the sentiment there tept-constantly decreasing and those hho adhered to their decision to the ast to support the democratic nomi nee were unable to stem the tide of influence that was gradually cutting lown the so-called Qulgley opposl ion. There was no progressive party nd though the republicans them elves hardly realise It the election kf Mr. Qulgley has unexpectedly ended to unite the organization and make it stronger than it has been for rears. The mayor-elect has not used the pest of judgment in discussing city af- airs, although his election suggests he opposite, but now that he has won conservatism may taice tne place of radicalism and with respon- iblllty may come a carefulness in (pewh, and action whloh will enable Him to give the city a good adminia- ratlon. He has had a hard fight and ke , has won against opposition that eemed insurmountable. He must be applauded . for that and he now leserves the support of all good citi zens' in his work of directing the Management of the city of New Brit ain and the Herald will be glad to oin with him in that effort. NORTHERN WARDS. The Herald - has repeatedly - called attention to the Increasing republican trength in the fifth ward and has made the prediction that the ward Would in a short time go republican. It came near it yesterday, and as the years pass the republican vote there kill increase in strength. The reason for that Is the constantly growing for eign vote and its tendency to cast its political fortunes with the republican arty. When the city was re-distrlct- d into six wards, the late Mayor Cor- ,in, under whose administration the - v' ' m ' ' M - 4.V .1. A - WOrk WaS OOne, UBCU I.U ouy mat nvw pi tne warns wwo ici)uvbu c.u mo bther; was doubtful. That saying has lot yet come true but it. will soon un ess the; democracy makes " con verts In the north end. . Now here comes the sixth ward re turning a democratic, majority of, a Mttla nvcr 200 when It ouffht to be xrom three to four times that amount. These are conditions which may well occupy the attention of the demo cratic leaders.- .r Z &x ', " TATIONAIi ADMINISTRATION NOT AN ISSUE. The Courant this morning said that the Wilson administration was repu diated In yesterday's election vin this city. Nothing could be farther from' the facts. The Wilson administration had no more to do with the result in the local contest than the war in Mexico. Some people never get it into their heads that municipal elections have no relationship to state or national questions, that it la usually the man and not the party who is chosen for a city office and that it is all purely a matter of business. The time is coming when the name of a party will not head any ticket In a muni cipal contest; it is being done now in some places and wherever the ques tlon is given any serious consldera tlon the verdict Is in that direction., The dominant . idea is to . completely divorce politics from city manage ment and when it is done city ex penses generally will be less and a change in the appointive power will not necessarily mean a change In the subordinates. This will keep efficient men In office and that is what will count in having good work done at a minimum of expense. MKLLEN'S CASE NOLLiED. The state's attorney for Hartford county, and the attorney, general of the state report that they are unable to find any evidence that"1 would war rant them in going to trial on the charge of manslaughter against Charles S. Mellen and they have re commended, that the case be nolled, a recommendation that has been adopt ed by the oourt. It has never appeared that this charge could be proven against Mr. Mellen, but there was a feeling that the case should be thoroughly con sidered with a view of determining whether or not the president of a railroad could be held criminally re sponsible for the loss of life in a rail road accident. Similar. . cases - have been tried in other states and the verdict was not guilty and now the verdict in this is that there isn't suf ficient evidence upon which a, prose cution can be successfully built. It would be strange to hold a man responsible for an accident when he had nothing to do with it. If that were the law it would be difficult to get any one to hold these positions of responsibility. The decision' in the Meilen case, is generally regarded, as a fair and sensible result of a most peculiar; case, .-. .- .-..v-v.?.; . , WHITMAN IN DOUBT. District Attorney Whitman Is not inclined to attach any 'importance to. the confession of "Dago Frank" on the morning of his execution when he said that Lieutenant Becker had nothing to do with the murder of Herman Rosenthal and that It was a gamblers' quarrel that caused the crime. It is being intimated that the confession, as reported,' would have no standing in court. What has that to do with the preparation of the case against Becker? The " point to be considered, It would seem, is whether "Dago Frank" told . the truth and a man who was about , to die having had the attention of a clergyman and who professed his belief in God in a hereafter would hardly tell a He at such a time; and what he said ought to be considered as tending to show the guilt or in nocence of another who is charged with murder. Even though the con fession, so called, may not be ad missible in a court of law it should make an impression on the man who Is preparing to prosecute another person for murder. "Dago Frank" said that Harry Val lon was one of those who fired the shots at Rosenthal, while the dis trict attorney does not beliove It, and says that Vallen is a coward and would be afraid to do suoh a thing. Which Is to be believed, the man who made a dying statement or. the law yer who is Just guessing at it? Rose of course will deny "Dago Frank's story, but is he any more deserving of belief than the young fellow who has paid for his participation In the crime with his life? There is no de sire to shield Becker if he is guilty but the evidence against him comes from such a peculiar source as not to excite general belief. ' PACTS AND FANCIES. One's thought does not, perhaps, turn lightly to flies at this somewhat uncertain period, when the weather man may surprise us at any moment, but vigilant and strict .science has already reminded us of the necessity of preparing for the anti-fly cam paign. Here watchful waiting doesn't do tat all. To hesitate ts--to lose. Merlden Journal. ,. . . In' Connecticut, where" people do much as they like on Sunday, they are somewhat amused by the care with .which Massachusetts , guesy about ac cepting a, rule that permits Sunday gardening. But even if we Massachu setts folks don't have Sunday base ball," we have considerable more of it on week days' than they get in the Nutmeg fltate.'Brockton Times. . Exhibition of Modern Dancing and M a icrson. ig Clearance Sale of New IN FOUR DIFFERENT IiOTS, AS FOIvIiOWS: $10.00 DRESSES AT Made of fancy brocaded eponge, heavy etamine and voile trimmed with lace and satin girdles. Eight styles to choose from. Your choice at $13.98 DRESSES AT These Dresses are made .of fine worsted crepes, brocaded eponge crinkly crepes and are trimmed with shadow lace vestees, also frills sleeves and satin crushed girdles Your choice $15.00 DRESSES AT $11.75 Seven- styjes to choose from, dresses made of fine crepy wool voiles, crinkled wool crepes, plain pebble weave crepes and poplin, some with full draped skirts, others are double tunics, kimono sleeve with drop shoulders. Net or shadow lace vestees with frill of lace on neck Oii "7R and sleeves. Your choice at 1 $16.98 DRESSES AT'. ............. $13.75 Eleven models to choose from. The dTesses are made of wool crepe, voile, silk and wool crepe de chine and fine crepe cloth. ' Some are 1 made with full draped skirts with combination Tunic effect, some have puff tunics, others are double inlaid shadow lace vestee, with ribbon lace trimmings, frill on neck and sleeves. Your choice at 'Phone Orders Charter 3050 and mail or ders promptly Ailed. WHAT OTHERS SAY riews on all sides of tlmelj questions as discussed in ex ' change that come to Herald office. That Spring Feeling. (South Bend, Ind., News-Times.) When this feeling of spring gets into the airt isn't it about time to go into the country and cut a cane? Any kind of cane will do an alder stalk or wand of hazel. Then climb upon the rail fence, facing the sunshine, and whittle it smooth. If there's a youngster in the family take him along and' make a bark whistle for him or a boat to sail on the millpond. - Down in the old swimming hole under the beech trees at the bend of the creek the chances are that there are fish waiting to bite chubs and suckers and maybe a few, redhorse. It would be a bloomin' shame not to accommodate 'em with worms so easy to dig. And, though bony, suckers are not bad eating, while the snow Water's in the stream. If you prefer flowers, it's about time for arbutus, and pretty soon there'll be wintergreen berries and the fragrant roots of the sassafras. A nibble of sweetflap, too, mightn't be bad for the blood grandma used to say it was better than pills. The sweet young sprouts of the pokeberry are as, good to eat as the Urst tips of cultivated . asparagus, and there's nothing to the old notion that they're poisonous. But If you're scared of 'em, it won't be long until the fields will yield tender young leaves of plantain, sourdock and horseradish, which boil up Into ex cellent "greens." . Whatever your fancy, get out of doors and close to nature It's what spring is for. , Duty on Personal Baggage. (Philadelphia Inquirer.) It is to be hoped that the reported intention of the treasury department to permit wider latitude to returning tourists in the matter of personal baggage will prove to have official sanction. Heretofore passengers were permitted to bring only wearing ap parel or toilet articles for their own use, and persons bringing In a piece of dress goods or a suit length to be made in this country had to pay full duty. Under the reported new ruling travelers may bring presents for ro latives and friends in the form of table linen, gloves, cloth, household goods and thR like to the extent of $100, providing the goods are not for sale. , All tariff laws arc difficult to exe cute with precision, but as long as congress in its wisdom has seen nt to make an exemption to the, amount or $100 for returning Americans the pro visions should be construed as liberal ly as possible. In the case of persons of moderate means a great, part of the pleasure of a trip abroad con sists in bringing home little presents to friends and relatives, and it seems perfectly sensible that these things should be Included in the $100 ex emption. It may appear to be a The Dansant EVMUY AFTERNOON, 2:30 TO 5, THIS WEEK, AT RESTAURANT. Mile. IrtiXHiino and Charles Stuart, under the personal direction of Gladys I-ewis, Isidore Duimwh'h famous pupil. Exhibition is free, tables in reserved MH'tlon, inclusive of tea service, prlv HegeHr the floor and free lessons, 5to WISE, SMITH & CO. Spring $6.98 crepes, $6.98 $9.98 ten, styles to choose' from. $9.98 flare tunics. Waist Is drop shoulder $13.75 WISE, SMITH 'ft CO. HARTFORD small matter, but frequently the lit tle things of life are the most irri tating. The decision is so sensible that it may prove not to be true. Telephone Impositions. (Wakefield Item.) Complaints that people having party-line telephones use them to excess and i to the exclusion of others, on the line were recently made ' before the public service commission. The telephone company expresses doubt that a rule limiting conversation to Ave minutes could be justly made or enforced, but may take some steps to urge co-operation on the part of such subscribers. Five minutes would foe a pretty short period for a business conver sation of any Importance, but some abuses can be corrected by the op erators, providing they have orders from the company. One family play ing a phonograph, for instance, for the benefit of a distant friend, whose line is connected with theirs is one form of hoggishness on the part of subscribers. Quite recently a Wake field family on a party line tried for something like half an hour to use the telephone only to find each time that another subscriber on the lino was playing talking-machine records to entertain some frlerfd. The first named subscriber was obliged finally to go to a neighbor and report to the chief operator. We heard of another Instance re cently where a telephone subscriber was politely asked if she would hang up the receiver long enough to enablw the inquirer to call a doctor, but the request was refused. As a result, a mes-senger had to be sent for the doc tor. nectlo Social Restlesmem. (Philadelphia Public Ledger.) The suddenness of the remarriage of George Cornwallls-West to Mrs. Patrick Campbell, two hours after the divorce decree obtained by his for mer wife became absolute, Is typical of the celerity with which marriages thought to have been made in heaven are unmade upon earth in these days of "feminism" rampant, of militant Huffragism, of home neglect and ma terial indifference, of soulmates and trial marriages and other symptoms of uncurbed and hectic social . rest lessness. The travail of civilization through all the centuries at- times seems to have resulted In a more selfish assertion of individual license than ever; it is fortunate that most persons, kept at work to earn their dally bread, have no leisure for such divagations, and no patience with those whose life is that of the "cor rupt and luxurious Idler" contem plating fresh contraventions of the seventh commandment. The former Mrs. Cornwallis-West, who was Miss Jennie Jerome, then Lady Randolph Churchill, has had a plenitude of reasons to rue the day that saw her wedded to a man twenty one years younger than herself who was In no particular her intellectual compeer. . In the cae of Liord Randolph, the precipitancy of the courtship had a happy sequel. They were engaged at GREAT SALE FURNITURE, CA RPETTNGS, DRAPERIES, and SPRING nousecleaning Helps this week. WISE, SMITH & Co. Over 300 Dresses and on with Our Restaurant an Ideal place for light lunch, a cup of tea or sub stantial repast. I the end of forty-eight hours. Until uauuat j "v, lofu, ucu wit; nicicuiiu parliamentarian died of paralysis at the age of forty-six, it was a, col laboration of brilliant minds and in tense ambition and congeniality' of tastes that accentuated the sharpness of the contrast when Mrs. Cornwallis West found herself "yoked with an unbeliever in the" things to which her radiant, Impulsive personality was given. Ingratiating manners, a mili tary bearing," good looks and a facile tongue she found a poor substitute for the "marriage of true minds" that had been hers; heart-sick, she re gained her lonely independence and resumed her name impetuously for feited Hers is the story not of one woman merely, but of many. On every hand today one observes restless, chafing under the restrictions matrimony Im poses, or precipitate entrance into unblest alliances only to suffer wretchedly from the mistake before, legal processes retract, though they cannot retrieve it. Apostles of a new social freedom And ready disciples among thos who, as George Meredith would say, have "not yet rounded Cape Turk" and are at heart polygamic. Some married persons maintain the hollow fiction of a union for appearance's sake. They continue to travel life's common way together, not because their affections constrain them, but merely to avoid the scandal of a separation. If the habit of di vorce increases, the day may come when there will be no scandal, nor even polite surprise. It is for earnest men and women everywhere to set their faces sternly against the deg radation of the highest and holiest of human relationships, that the sweep ing tide may be stemmed ere it is too late. Graydon Cowles returned to Mid dlebury college this morning. Gor don Robinson has also 'returned to ' the same college for the summer term. ' HAVE COLOR IH YOUR CHEEKS Be Better Looking Take Olive Tablets. If your skin is yellow complexion pallid, tongue coated appetite poor you have a bad taste in your mouth a lazy, no-good feeling you should take Olive Tablets. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets a sub stitute for calomel wore prepared by Dr. Edwards after 17 years of study with his patients. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets are a purely vegetable compound mixed with olive oil. You will know them by their olive color. If you want a clear, pink skir.. bright eyes, no pimples, a feeling of buoyancy like childhood days, you must get at the cause. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets act on the liver and bowels like calomel yet have no dan gerous after effects. They start the bile ana overcome constipation. That's why millions of boxes are sold ' an nually at 10c and 26c per box. Take one or two nightly and note the pleasing results. The Olive Tab let Company, Columbus, O. All druggists. McMMae's 66 At flie During This Week We Offer Values Most Unusual For months we have planned for this sale. You should make It your duty to attend this semi-annual Linen Week Sale. Housewives, Hotel and Rooming House Keepers, . Offices and Factories can now be supplied at . a big saving on reliable merchandise such a this store offers. BLEACHED TABLE DAMASK. (58 inch wide) Linen Week price 25o yard. 60 in., 64 In. and 70 in., exception ally fine damask. Linen week prices 30c, 50c and 70o yard. 60 inch wide Silver Bleached Da mask. Linen week price 75c yard. HEMSTITCHED TABLE CLOTHS Linen week prices, 80c, 08c, $1.25, $1.50 each. ROUND TABLE CLOTHS Scalloped edge. Linen week price 08o each. ALL LINEN TABLE CLOTHS Round and square. Linen week prices $1.08 to 96.00 each. MERCERIZED LUNCH CLOTHS. Linen week priced 50c each All pure Linen Lunch Cloths, at 75c, 08c, 91.25, 91.50, 91.75 each. SCARFS, SHAMS AND CENTER PIECES. So many styles to choose from it would take nearly a whole page to describe them. Every one a real bar gain. Linen week prices 25c, 40c, 08o to 91.08 each. PILLOW . CASES. Full size, good quality cottons- Lin en week prices, 12c, 15c 17c, 19c, 22c, 25c each. HEMSTITCHED TILLOW CASES. Linen week prices 18c, 25c, 29c each. EMBROIDERED PILLOW CASES. Linen week prices 98c pair. SEE. OUR NEW DRAPERY MATERIALS. In connection with our Linen week sale which is now In progress, we offer our patrons many unusual values In Drapery Materials. Visit .our drapery department on the 3rd floor. Largest stock, lowest prices and most convenient place in New Britain to select drapery needs, rugs and linoleums. COLORED BORDER SCRIMS Special at 10c yard. Value 16c. f HEMSTICHED AND DRAWN WORJC SCRIMS. Plain and colored border effects in white, cream and ecru. Special values at 17c yard. Value 26c. " , BEAUTIFUL NOVELTY CURTAIN MATERIALS. Most pleasing effects shown in Spring Draperies, Special at 22c, 25c, 20o, 35c, 30c, 45o yard. , , , . , IMPORTED DRAPERY MADRAS. Beautiful designs In white and cream. 26c grsde, at 10o yard. 29c grade, at 25c yard 39c grade, at 20c yard. Three Days Sale of Fine Underm uslins, now going on. Values up to $1.00. Sale price 10c each. ("See window display.) Over a thousand dain ty garments to select from. ... D. McMMLLAMr 199-201-203 Main Street. New Britain. Have You Seen the Special Line of Ladies' Suits That We Are Shouing ? AH the popular styles , in vogue for this ppring . ' We have a beautiful line of crepes, brocades, lied ford cords, poplin, ncrges, etc. Those are suitings that are very effective, distinctive In design. The kind that Is bound to make your nearest friend ak, "Where did you get It?" We have them and your Inspection of cur variety will without doubt, interest the most exacting customer. Prices are moderate also. REMEMBER: ALL ALTERATIONS FREE In our made to order department we have all the dainty and most fetching materials and can make up your suit or skirt In per' foction of fit and style. J. RUBIN, McMillan's I Cy) C-a) CSV. Big Si TURKISH TOWELS The best values ever offered by us. Linen week prices 10c, ia,l2c, 15c, 10c, 25c, 30c, 45c each. IIUCK TOWELS, that you cannot duplicate at these prices, 10c, IS l2c and 10c each. DAMASK AND IIUCK TOWELS All pure linen. Linen week prices 25c, 30c, 50c and 91.00 each. BED SHEETS IlICADY FOB USE. Size 72x90 In. Linen week prices 55c, 60c each. ' Size 81x90 In. Linen week prices 65c, 75c, 05c each. TOWELING S AND CRASHES Linen week prices. 5c, 7c, 10c, 12 1.2c, 15c, 17c, lOo yard. BED QUILTS. Hemmed, fringed; square or cut cor ners. Linen week prices 89c, 98c, $1.25, 91.39, 91.50, 91 69, 91.75, 9L09 and 92-50 each. ' SATIN QUILTS. Linen week prices 92.50, $3.08, 94.50, 94.99, 95.98 each. THE KRINKLE AND DIMITY QUILTS White and colored that require no ironing. Linen week . prices 910, 91.75, 91.08 and 92.50 eaclu '; ' Sets of Quilts and Shams to match, embroidered edge, at 92 08 and 93.50 seu 135 Main Street. Barnes' Block.