NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914.
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
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
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
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.
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.
Pillsbury's Best Flour
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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
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
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
Rib Roast ..........
Eagles carnival. April 11 to 20.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Special Prices on Ladies' and
Misses' Suits for To
S ' HARTFORD.
Suits for Ktoiit Women o Specialty.
Mrs. Nicklas Sundgren, both of this
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.
St.. Tel. 577.
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
25 si is. Truut & Hlno .
10 sli;. New lirttnlii Trust Co.
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:
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
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
PARKUISOH and BURR
"Tt6" BOSTON AN IV i!00
E. S. BALLARD.
11 Pearl Street. Tel. Charter 60S.
111 MARKET SESSIONS
G, EDW. GRAFF
Win. E. 6iIiore Special.
No. 1 Wall St., New York.
Members cf the
New York Consolidated
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.
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
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
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
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
WANTED By German woman, situ
ation to go out washing or any kind
of housework. 54 Chestnut street,
TO RENT Nicely furnished room,
all Improvements. 4 2 Prospect
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
Foard of Trade
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