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NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914.
Si r BERGERON APPEAL -. IN SUPREME COURT (Continued From First Page.) from his mind facts and conditions which ought to have influenced a dif ferent conclusion. We ask that the judgment be set aside and the crime ;be reduced to murder in the second degree." State Makes Reply. , 1 State's Attorney Ailing and Walter ;'M. Pickett, for the state, in reply said! jlhat the inferences and conclusions of .he trial court are matters of fact Svhich the appellate court cannot re view. ' Mr. AlMng claimed that the court made no error in its decision upon (the defendants motion to correct the finding as an examination of certain testimony as to Bergeron's relations With Mrs. Dowsett, and pointed out r that this record is barren of evidence Showing that Bergeron acted strange ly except in the presence of his wife. "When he returned to Mrs; Dowsett his peace of mind was apparent. Mr. Ai ling also pointed out that the deceased hud ascertainel that certain relations existed between Bergeron and her Waster, Mrs. Etvans, of New - Britain, ' and the court's attention was directed to the record of these relations. p APKIXS ASSOCIATES' DANCE. fcmployos of Printing Concern Spend Enjoyable Evening. f r i-Not least among the many social functions which took place in this city last, evening was a dance given In Le Witt's hall by the Adklns As sociates. Eighteen couples were pres ' ont to enjoy a program of sixteen "old reliable"- dances 'the music for which was furnished by Lynch's or chestra. : ' . " The grand march was led by Mat thew M. Adelman and Miss Lillian jSchuetze, and included many unique features. Refreshments were served. 3 $ BROODER IS BURNED. ?The lire department was called out at exactly 4 o'clock this morning by an alarm from box 7, at the corner vfj Main and Arch streets. A chicken brooder In the rear of Conrad Wahren "frfrger's had ' become 1 overheated and ea.ugh't fire. The brooder was well demolished before , the flames were extinguished. ' ," , - , $123,000 FOR STEAMER. tjLIverpaol, Eng., April 17. The IVhlte Star line, in view of the ap proaching advent of the 50,000 ton Britannia into the service today solo! the Majestic to be broken up. The price said to have been paid for the dVd liner is $125,000. Free Delivery 179 Dwight St., . After two months of more or less inconvenience during the alteration and remodeling of our Arch Street store we wish to announce it is now completed and that we are in splendid condition to care for our many friends and patrons. The store has been remodeled all through and a new Hartford Automatic Refrig erating Plant installed with the best cooling system in the country. Special attention has been given to THE MEAT DEPARTMENT where we have installed a refrigerated display counter, where the meats will be displayed at all times under the best known sanitation. Our Fruit and Vegetable Department is also a greatly improved feature. Our aim has always been to give to the buying public the best that money can obtain and at a reasonable price. We solicit your patronage. SOME Pillsbury's Best Flour a Via or ........I WUg aBBMMaaMMMMMaiMaaMMnMMMMMa Chuck Roast ... . lb q Lowney's Cocoa 1 7 Rump Roast . ..lb Of Vilb can 1 c Milk Fed Fowl lb c Fancy Ceylon Tea fl fid Fancy Roasting Chicken OOa 35c lb, 3 pounds 9 1 UU ........ .lb oc : " "' ; 1- Strictly Fresh Eggs doz 23c Ili3ttC3Cp0ounds $1.00 PanCyCrean:ery.Butt29c CONTRACT AWARDED FOR NEW ORPHANAGE Eastern Swedish Missionary Associa tion Accepts Bid of Tracy Brothers of Watertmry. Tracy Brothers of Waterbury were awarded the contract for the erection of a new orphanage at Cromwell, .Conn., at a meeting of the building committee of the Eastern Swedish Missionary association held late yes terday afternoon at the offices .of Architect Walter P. Crabtree. Their estimate of $22,845, was the lowest submitted by nine contracting firms, a peculiar fact in connection with them all being that the variation from the lowest to the highest estimate was only $2,442. The list upon which the committee made decision was as follows: Tracy Brothers, Waterbury, $22,845; J. W. Allen & Son of this city, $23,790; Au gust Bergstrom of this city, $24,103; J. II. Grozier of Hartford. $24,167; B. H. Hibbard company of this city, $24,320; S. Mazzotta of Mlddletown. $24,417: II. Wales Lines company of Meriden, $24,443; T. H. Sellew of Mlddletown, $24,685, and Mylchreest Brothers of Mlddletown, $25,287. The new building, which is to ac commodate more than a hundred children, is to be. of brick construc tion with artificial stone trimmings, dimensions being ninety-six by forty five feet. The architecture is to be simple, but neat, and the structure will be two stories and a basement high, with the attic finished off. The place will be ready for occupancy about the first of November. Considerable of the money with which the new home is to be paid for was raised by , Rev. G. E. Plhl, pas tor of the local Swedish Bethany church, who made a tour for that specific purpose recently. He is the secretary of the Eastern Swedish Mission association and president of the orphanage at Cromwell, where this organization has maintained a home for several years. , (JIUMMAR SCHOOL, DEBATE. The Grammar school will be the scene of a debate on the Philippine Question on April 24, In the school auditorium. - Captains from both teams have their debaters all ready. The upholders of the affirmative are Myer Goldberg, Matthew Skrentney, tidward Rosenberg and. Louis Nair. Howard Krich is alternate. " The negative is upheld by Ernest Mucke, Cyril Hannon, Abraham Schaefer. Samuel Shulman and Harry O'Connor alternate. Principal , French will manage the debate and the judges are Judge B. F. Gaffney, Superintendent S. H. Holmes and George Dyson. TOWN COMMITTEE MEETS. The democratic town - committee will meet tonight and will clean up its campaign business. This will be the last meeting of the old commit tee. T7 Tel. 1439-3. Ml SATURDAY Rib Roast .......... 71 A C City Items Eagles carnival. April 11 to 20. advt. The Junior Employed Boys indoor baseball - team defeated the Senior Employed Boys, score 3-2, at the Y. M. C. A. last night. Tomorrow night the Freshmen and the Junior Em ployed Boys will meet. There will be a special meeting of Unity Rebekah lodge, No. 54, I. O. O. P., in Jr. O. U. A. M. hall on Satur day evening, April 18, at 8 o'clock, to make final arrangements in re gard to the entertainment and dance to be given on April 27. William E. Hine has sold land and buildings on Belderi street to J. J Higgins, trustee. James II. Robinson has sold land and buildings on Vine street to Mor timer N. Judd. Ephardt, world's champion pocket billiard exhibitor, "Elmore" parlors, Main street, this eve. Adm. free. advt. Ephardt,, the world's champion pocket' blllard exhibitor, : will - give an exhibition of his mastery this evening at Neil Murphy's "Elmore" parlors. Dr. Forrest, . Cy B. Pratt. John Ber tini and Harvey Peterson are spending a few days in New York Clan Douglas, 6. S." C, will mee4 the Burns club at a match game of carpet bowls next Tuesday night at the O. U. A. M. hall. The match will decide the championship of the city. Major and . Mrs.. F. H. Johnston are to be the guests of honor at the re ception to be given by the Putnam Phalanx at the Phalanx armory In Hartford this evening. . . Valkyrla lodge will meet this even ing in Vega hall. The Bristol lodge's degree team will put on a drill. All members should attend. Compare us for trimmed hats. M. Slebert. advt. - STER ISOPT1 CAN LECTURE. Tonight at 8 o'clock Elder H. L. Babcock, editor of the VHerald of Life" of New Haven, Conn., will give a stereoptican lecture on the image foretold In the book of Daniel at the Second Advent church on Church street. This will be a very interesting and instructive talk, giving the history of the world' as foretold, in the Bible. The public is cordilally Invited and the church anticipates a large, gathering as Mr. Babcock Is well known to local Adventlsts. BURRTTT GRANGE PLAY. , After the lecturer's hour to be held in connection with Saturday even ing's meeting of the Burritt grange, a short play will be staged by some of the members. The meeting com mences at 8:85 and is open to all members and their friends. 61 Arch St., Tel .lb 20c Skinned Ham . . . .lb Small I. P. Ham ......lb Sugar Cured Bacon . .lb whole or strip Small Pork Loin lb Fresh Shoulders lb Pork Chops ......... .lb Young, Tender Lamb Small Legs ........ ! .lb Forequarters lb Lamb Chops . . lb ANNUAL REPORT ON THE CITY BUILDING Accounting Shows Balance on Hand of $3,848.78 After Many Re pairs Have Been Made. The annual report of the city building commission shows that the city hall building is at present In up-to-date condition. Many repairs have been made during the past year. The exterior and Interior of the building is now thoroughly renovated. The financial statement of the com mission follows: Balance April 1, 1913, $555.19; city of New Britain, $9,000; rents and heating Russwin Lyceum, $14,886.02; miscellaneous, $36.90; total, $24,480.81; expendi tures, interest, $8,600; fuel, $2,585.18; lighting, $698. 60; gas. $216.63; insur ance, $212.03; superintendence, $1, 267.74; firemen, $891.33; elevators, $1,011; cleaning, $1,065.11; railroad company, $60; machinery repairs. $458.46; building repairs, $2,633.79; cartage, $105; new construction, $217.63; Incidentals, $719.53; total, $20,632.03; balance, $3,848.78. Deaths and Funerals. - Mrs. 'Eliza Goldberg. Mrs. Eliza Goldberg, wife of Charles Goldberg who conducts a store on the arcade, died at her home at 230 Falrvlew street, early today. She was forty-two years of age. The funeral was held this af ternoon at 3 o'clock and burial was in Beth Alom cemetery. John Fdwards. Funeral services for John Edwards were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the undertaking rooms of T. W. Mitchell. Rev. Dr. J. E Adams offi ciated and interment was in Falrvlew cemetery. , Mrs. Elizabeth W. Walter. Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Weigend Walter, who died last night at hef home at 48 Vine street, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with the Rev. Dr. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist church of which the deceased was a member. Officiating. , Mrs. Walter was the widow of the late Peter Walter and was seventy five years old last January. She leaves three daughters, Miss Adelaide Walter and Mrs'. H. L.,Scheldler, with whom she lived, ' and Mrs. Elizabeth Evarts of Meriden. . Mrs. Christina Swanson. . Mrs. Christina Swanson, of 4 88 Far mington avenue, died this morning. She was a native of Sweden and was a widow, having one -son, Sven, with whom she made her home, and a daughter in Sweden. She also leaves two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Swanson and 162. 542 Arch 0M S CIALS n 17c 19c 19c 18c 15c 20c 20c 14c 18c Special Prices on Ladies' and V Misses' Suits for To morrow Only. iiARTfORD"?PRiec as S ' HARTFORD. Suits for Ktoiit Women o Specialty. Mrs. Nicklas Sundgren, both of this city. John A. Andrews & company haa j charge of the fUneral, which will be held Sunday afternoon from the Swedish Lutheran church with the Rev. Thorell officiating. Interment will be in Falrvlew cemetery. Edgar C. Linn has transferred land at Overlook to Mary Fairwood. Free Delivery St.. Tel. 577. o o Sweet and Juicy Navel 1 Q Oranges doz a' Large Juicy Lemons doz J J) c Ripe Pineapples O C ....13c, 2 for Fresh Spinach . . . . .pk 2Qc Fresh Asparagus . . . bch J g Head Lettuce bch J Q C Fancy Celery bch JQc Sweet Potatoes lb New Texas Onions qt J J q MCMTEK & CO, 11KMBERS NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE Represented bj K. W. KDDV. New Ilrltaln Nat. Bntilc Bid. Tel. 1150 25 slis. Union Mr. Co. 25 ghs. North & .Tudd i 25 si is. Truut & Hlno . 10 sli;. New lirttnlii Trust Co. FMAMML MEWS TRADING WAS ACTIVE Gocd Demand Was Shiwo for All Glasses of Stocks. Wall Street, 10:45 A. M. The im provement in the stock market which set In late yesterday, continued at the opening today. Higher prices for American stocks in London gave the initial impulse, but the gains made abroad were soon outstripped here. There was a good demand for all classes of stocks and trading was active. Southern Pacific, St. Paul, Canadian Pacific, AVestlnghouse, Utah Copper, American Tobacco and a number of other shares made ad vances of one to two points. Lie high Valley, which has been conspicu ously weak, for some time, was the only stock to show signs of heavi ness. After opening fractionally higher It reacted 1 1-4, falling to a parity with its recent low point. Closing. The market closed weak. Demoralization of Lehigh Valley, which dropped seven points in all to 184. caused a rapid fall in other se curities. Can fell three points and Head'rg and Amalgamated one. The follo'ving quotations nre fur nished by G. Edward Graff, stock broker. National ' Bank building. F. N. Gilfillan. local manager: April 17. Uiprh L.ov Close Alaska 28 26 27 A C Oil 41 41 41 Am Can 28 25 25 Am Can pfd 91'4 Amal Copper 74i 7. Hi 73yi Am Car & F com 49 4!5 41r5 Am Loco Co...... 311,4 ?AHa 3V4 Am Sruelt & H Co 7U (iG Am T & T. 120 120 120 Anaconda 24Vt 34 34 Atch T & 8 Fe... 96 :K 96 Halt & 0 89 S8 h8 Beth Steel . . . . . . 40 39 ,4 T9 Brook Rap Tran.. 91 90 90 Can Pac 201 200 T.OO-i Cen Leather 36 34 35 Chlno Copper ... 40 40 406 Ches & Ohio 53 fi2 52 Chi Mil & St P.. 99 97 98 Chi R I & P.... 3 3 3 Chi R I & P pfd.. 5 5 5 Colo P & I...... 29 29 29 Con Gas'. 130 130 130 Den R G 12 11 11 Del & II C Co. ...160 150 160 Distillers Sec 15 15 15 Erie 29 27 28 Erie 1st pfd 44 44 44 Gen Elec 144 144 144 Great North pfd.. 122 121 121 Interborough com. 14 14 14 Interborough pfd.. 61 60 60 Kan So 24 24 24 Lehigh Val 141 134 135 Louis & Nash ....135 135 135 M K & T 16 15 15 Missouri pac .... 24 18 18 N YC&H 88 87 87 N Y N H & JI ... 69 68 68 N Y O . & W . . . . . 26 26 26 Nevada Con 14 14 14 North Am 75 75 75 North Pac 110 109 109 Norf & W 103 103 103 Pacific Mail 23 23 23 Penn R R 110 109 109 Ry Spgs 26 26 26 Reading 163 162 162 Repub Steel 22 22 22 Repub Steel pfd ..83 83 83 South Pac 92 91 91 South Rail com .. 24 24 24 Tenn Copper .... 33 33 33 Third Ave 42 41 41 Union Pac 156 163 163 U S Rub 58 67 57 We Offer: 10 Am. ndw. Corp. 15 New Britain Mch. Co. 15 Union Mfg. Co. 10 Landers, Frary & Clark. )rdem on the Boston and Net? York Stock Exchange Executed. PARKUISOH and BURR "Tt6" BOSTON AN IV i!00 Represented by E. S. BALLARD. 11 Pearl Street. Tel. Charter 60S. HARTFORD. 111 MARKET SESSIONS G, EDW. GRAFF Win. E. 6iIiore Special. No. 1 Wall St., New York. Members cf the New York Consolidated Stock FxcUrge The only Stock Brokerage house In New Britain with ticker service ami direct telegraphic connection with New York and Chicago F. II. GILFILLAII, LOCAL MANAGER. TELEPHONE 1006, 4th Floor, National Bank Boildinf. New Britain, Cca. 25 ftli. Stanley Works 25 hIi. New Britain Machine 25 U. National Spring Bed Co. 10 tha. Stanley llule & Ievel Co. J IT S Steel com ... 69 68 58 IT S Steel pfd ....109 109 109 Utah. Copper .... 66 65 66 V C 29 29 29 Wabash pfd 4 4 4 Western Union ... 61 61 61 Westlnghouse 7i 72 72 SOCIALIST WORKER TO LECTURE SUNDAY Mrs. Ella R. Bloor, Active During Michigan Strike, Will Bo Heard at Bijou Theater. The fourth state lyceum lecture of the socialist party of Connecticut will be held at the Bijou theater, on Sunday at 2:30 P. M. The speaker will be Mrs. Ella Reeves Bloor, of Schenectady, N. Y. The subject ef her lecture will be "The Struggles of Labor and Their Lesson." Mrs. Bloor is well known to the citizens of the city of New Britain, having lectured here several times in the past. She was state organizer of the socialist party of Connecticut during the year 1910, and candidate for secretary of state upon the socialistic ticket in the state election of 1910. Mrs. Bloor is a speaker of exceptional ability, with a thorough grasp of the econ- ' omics of socialism and a thorough understanding of social conditions from practical experience. She has just returned from the strike fields of Calumet, Michigan, where she has been conducting an Investigation. While there she attended every hear ing of the congressional Investigation committee. Mrs. Rloor took a very active part in the strike of the employes of the General Electric company at Sche nectady, N. Y., last January, acting as a deputy sheriff under the socialist administration during the strike which lasted only Ave days. She acted In the capacity of organizer for the women involved In this ' strike, enrolling over 2.500 of them Into the union within three days. Mrs. Bloor was one of the com mission to Investigate the Chicago, etock yards, ' selected by President' Roosevelt In 1906. Her work upon this commission was largely respon sible for the severe arraignment of the beef trust and its methods. Mrs; Bloor will-hold a number of protect meetings for the bene.1t of the vat umet strikers while In this state. CHURCH CHOIR ENTERTAINED. The members of the choir of the First church were delightfully enter talned last evening by Mr. and Mrs II. E. Brewer at their home In Hart ford. Organist Brewer favored tht company with piano solos and several members of the choir rendered voeal solos. Mrs. Brewer proved a very1 original hostess and many surprise were enjoyed. The decorations and fuvors were suggestive of the Easter . season. Dainty refreshments were served later in the evening and after several selections by the chorus the party returned to New Britain by late .trolley. TEN RABBITS STOLEN. Frank Drekerkewlcz has reported to the police that ten rabbits were stolen from his yard Wednesday night. The thieves broke two locks getting Into the rabbit hutch. GOTTLOn LORCH ILL. ""Gottlob Lorch, foreman at P. antf F. Corbin's factory, is critically ill at his home on Maple street. TOO LATE IX)R CLASSIFICATION. FOR SALE One business horse, 1200 lbs; one two-seated surrey; , one Concord wagon; harnesses and blankets. W.. J. Noble, 109 Sexton street. 4-17-lw WANTED By German woman, situ ation to go out washing or any kind of housework. 54 Chestnut street, 4-17d2x nf , TO RENT Nicely furnished room, all Improvements. 4 2 Prospect street. 4-17-dlx FOR SALE Five lots, Vivian street,. Maple Hill. Make offer. M. Q. Porter, 10 Lake Court. New Brit ain, Conn. 4-17-wlx TO REINT Tenement, four rooms, corner CheTry and Pine streets. Inquire P. J. Murray, 78 Maple street, upper bell. 4-17-dl Members of tin Chicago Foard of Trade