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NEW BRITAIN DAILY HERALD, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1928.
15 PURSUE NEW LEADS ABOUTR0THSTE1N lint GwMer Willi $4,000,000 Bond Tbelt New Tork, Nov. IT Police to day pursued new leads to the slayer ot Arnold Rothstein after the name of the slain (rambler had been linked with a 14,000,000 Wall street bond theft and an international nar cotic rin. Announcement that 'new clues had been found was made by Police Commissioner Warren, who. how . aver, refused to divulge their nature. M. The police had been ariven until aionaay oy atayor waixer to produce "further facts" in the case or he threatened he would "take action." Files Affidavit In surrogate's court an attorney for Alter Gildersleeve, referee in pending bankruptcy proceedings afirainat. 'Vlrkv" Arnatein. fllprl an Jk affidavit saylnir Rothstein was sus pected of Doing "the fountain head and receiver of 11,000,000 in miss ing securities stolen from Wall street messengers in 1920. For that crime Ainstein served a prison term. The affidavit was filed with a plea that Surrogate O'Brien name an I Assist the Chief Executive and among the examples of leaders a Savings Account with a Mutual Savings Bank is the most outstanding. Why Don't You Join the Mutual Savers? Burritt Mutual Savings Bank Assured Comfort or A Thread of Hope? If you expect to leave your property to your wife and your children, what ' steps are you taking now, to help them gain the experience and the knowledge to handle it wisely? Otherwise, you must either api t a responsible trust company as trustee, or nazard your life efforts and your family's comfort on the slender thread of an optimistic hope. Wouldn't you like to spend a few min utes with our trust officer and see the type of service we stand ready to pro vide your loved ones when you are no longer here? New Britain Capital, Surplus, and Undivided Profits $1,775,000 impartial executor for the Rothstein estate. Members of the Rothstein family are seeking removal as Ex ecutors Maurice Cantor, Rothstein's attorney, Samuel Brown and WUliam Wellman. Federal agents in their quest for proof that Rothstein was the dom inant ficriira in an international druc smuggling ring raided a strong box , in the American Exchange-Irving Trust Company, the only one of Rothstein's depositories yet found. Assistant Federal Attorney Blake intimated he had found ths search worth while. FRANKLIN W. JOHNSON PRESIDENT OF COLBY Professor of Education and Acting Dean ot Teacher's College At Columbia, Accepts Portland, Me., Nov. IT V Selec tion of Franklin W. Johnson, pro fessor of education and acting dean at Teachers' College, Columbia Uni versity, as president of Colby Col lege, Waterville, was announced aft er a meeting of the Colby board of trustees here today. Professor John son has accepted the position, which he will assume after commencement next June. READ HKRAI.D CLASSIFIED ADS FOR RESULTS Trust Co. SCHOOL COMMITTEE IN SHORTSESSION Dr. Henry Martin Named to Vacancies at First Meeting Dr. Henry Martin, who was re cently elected to the school board to succeed James J. Butler, resigned, attended his first regular meeting yesterday afternoon. On motion of Joseph M. Halloran he was appoint ed to the vacancies existing on the school accomodations and the health and sanitation sub-committees. The place on the school accommo dations committee was formerly occupied by Mr. Butler, and that on the health and sanitation committee was by Attorney 8. Gerard Casale who also resigned from the board. Routine matters were disposed of at the meeting. Monthly reports were made by the sub committees. One teacher resigned, according to the teacher's committee report. She is Miss Ruth A. Perkins, ancient his tory teacher at the Nathan Hale Junior High school. Authority was given the finance committee to purchase a $150 clock for the Central Junior High school. The clock will cause a bell to ring for the opening and closing of the periods. At the present time the bell is sounded by the clerks in the build ing. According to the monthly report of the attendance bureau 1.056 cases were brought to the attention of the board of which all but six were in vestigated. Miss Anne O'Brien, di rector, reported. 'The cases reported by schools fol low: Bartlett 16 Elihu Burritt 83 Canm 9 vruauo ..... .......... ...... " Centrol Junior High 28 V. B. Chamberlain 2 ' Benjamin Franklin 16 Nathan Hale Junior High .... 321 Lincoln 1 Israel Putnam 2 Rockwell i 16 Iloosevelt Jt Sacred Heart 33 Special 35 Stanley 3 'Washington 166 Smalley 162 I Smith Walnut Hill - 67 Trade 10 Vance 12 1056 CLEANING TOKEf LEADER IS KILLED (Continued From First Page) I Beckner believed, would insure pro. I per respect for the independent com. pany. Internal Trouble ' Tn--i 1. 1 .. . v. i u- r"i, . ,,e fcur's union was another theory un der consideration, but It was given little credence. A score of persons who were in the union headquar ters when Clay was shot were quite certain there were no union troubles or enmities that would have pre. cipltMed the slaying. Curtis Explains Why . He Held Up Salary The salary of Thomas F. Mc Grath, special clerk in the depart ment of public works was held up because the common council has not yet fixed the salary, as required by city ordinances, Comptroller Han ford L. Curtis, explained today. The comptroller had been advised against paying $40. as recommended by the board until the council has,taken ! action. GETS BRAVKHY MKUAIj New London. Nov. 17 Motor ma chinisl's mate Thomas J. Wenis at- t lavnt'u io ine coast guara pairoi Doal nere, was loaay me recipient of a silver life saving medal of honor awarded by the treasury department in recognition of his having saved the life of five year old John Crosth w ait he at South Ferry, R. I., June 1, 1928. The boy fell through a hole in a wharf and Wenis dived into the water fully clothed to effect the res cue. ON POLICE BLOTTER Complaint was made to the police that boys have been shooting at electric light bulbs between Bel mont street and Slater road. Benjamin Kuckel of 333 Myrtle street complained to Lieutenant Rival today that four rugs were stolen last night from his mother. Peter Janik of 420 Myrtle street and Albert McCormick of 41 Armis tice street reported bicycles stolen from Landers, Frary & Clark fac tory yard yesterday. 136 West City Items Lehigh coal that's good. City Coal t Wood Co. Tel. IXT. dvt Deaths Martin Zdanuk, Jr. Martin Zdanuk, Jr., five year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Zdanuk of U'-j Orange street died at the home of his parents this morning. He leaves besides his parents, a brother, Stanley, and a sister, Sophie Zdanuk. Funeral services will be held at the home Monday morning at 7:15 o'clock and at Sacred Heart church at 7:30 o'clock. Burial will be In Sacred Heart cemetery. Augustas Hltt'tifnck Augustus Hitchcock. 61 years old, of Maple Hill, died last night at New Britain General hospital. His only relative is a sister in Virginia. Funeral arrangements are incom plete. Funerals John B. Kiely Funeral services tor John B. Kiely of SI Winter street were held this morning at y o'clock at St. Mary's church. Rev. Thomas Law lor was the celebrant of a solemn high mass of requiem. He was as sisted by Rev. Matthew J. Traynor. deacon; Rev. Joseph Daley of South Norwalk. sub deacon, and Rev. Walter A. McCrann, master of ceremonies. Seated in the sanctuary were Rev. Francis Keogh and Rev. John Timmins of Hartford. As the casket was being borne into the church. Organist John J. Crean played "Abide With Me." At the offertory. Miss Kathleen Walsh sang Bailey's "Ave Maria." The sanctus and benedictus were from the mass of St. Theresa. "Rock of Ages" was played on the chimes. At the conclusion Mrs. Mary T. Crean sang "Face to Face." The organist played "Flee as a Bird" at the re cessional. The pall bearers were John Sou- ney, William Blinn, Charles KemeN er, James M. Finnegan, Frank Quinlin, and Edward J. Dailey. The last three named were representa tives of Daly council. Knights of Co lumbus. There were many floral tributes. Fathers McCran, Keogh, Timmins and Daley conducted committal services. Burial was In St. Mary's cemetery. Ruth L. Engnian Funeral services of Ruth L. Ens- man of Springfield will be held Mon day afternoon at 2 o'clock at Erwin chapel. Rev, Dr. Abel A. Ahlquist. pastor of the First Lutheran church, will officiate. Burial will be in Faii-view cemetery. The remains may be viewed at the funeral parlors of Erickson & Carl son Co., 377 Main street, between 4 and 5 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Richard F. Stockwell Funeral services for Richard F. Stockwell of 116 Farmington avenue will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at Erwin chapel. Rev. Wil liam H. Aldcrson, pastor of Trinity Methodist church, will officiate. Bu rial will be in Fairvlew cemetery. As many fellow employees of the Connecticut Company as can be spared from duty will be at the fu neral to pay a last tribute to their deceased fellow employe. Samuel L. Coleman Funeral services for Samuel L. Coleman of 84 Prospect street will be held Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Erwin chapel. Rev. Wil liam H. Alderson, pastor of Trinity Methodist church .will officiate. Bur ial will be in Fairview cemetery. Mrs. Louis Biirkhartlt Funeral services for Mrs. Louis Burkhardt of Branford will be held this afternoon at 3 o'clock at the funeral home of B. C. Porter Sons. 19 Court street. Rev. A. C. Theodore Steege, pastor of St. Matthew's Ger man Lutheran church, will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview cemetery. c?h A. Haffey . nenn UUW FN'DRRTAkEK Pimm- ists-s OptHMlte St. Mar, Chnrrh Resideure 17 corner M 1023-1 Graves Covered With lattrrl, hemhtrk and ipnio Onlrr early boforr the round freri Bolter's Posy Shop -The Telegraph Herts nt New Britain" S3 West Main St. riiom SM. INDUSTRIAL LOANS At Banking Rates The Fidelity Industrial Bank Main Street ' New Britain, Conn. Wall Street Briefs Vanexuelan Oil production in Oc tober totalled 10,519,588 barrels, with a daily average of 131,342 bar rels, a new high record. This com pares to , 447, 603 barrels, or 315.917 barrels dally, in September, the pre vious record, and 6,022,704 barrels, or 194. SIS daily, in Oct. 127. International Telephone & Tele graph company was rumored in Wall street to be negotiating for control of Kolster Radio corporation of Newark, N. J., and 8a n Francisco. Kolster now supplies International Telephone with wireless equipment and is understood to be negotiating for acquisition of De Forest Radio company of Jersey City. Shipments of soft coal over the Reading system in September were 1,426.284 tons against 1,577,382 tons in September 1927. Heavy Melting Steel Scrap No. 1 has declined 25 cents a ton quota tions were 817 to 817.50 a ton, daily metal trade reports. NEWINGION NEWS Newington, Nov. 17. The annual thank offering will be held at the Ladies' Aid meeting Wednesday aft ernoon at which Mrs. George Loomis of New Britain will speak. The hostesses for the 'afternoon will be Mrs. Charlotte Eddy, Mrs. Clarence Hosford, Mrs. Harry Rowley and Mrs. Moody. The followinr members of the Volunteer Fire department attended a whist given by the West Hartford Fire department: Charles L. Boy ington. Is0 N. Hale, William Jerin and Erastus F. Schmidt, Mr. Boy ington being awarded first prize. The West Hartford department Is plan ning to attend the harvest supper and dance In Newington Orange hall, November !?. under the aus pices of the Newington department. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Luce of Church street will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday. At the meeting of the Girls' club held last night at the home of Mrs. George Rowe Miss Luchinl of the Hartford Y. W. C. A. talked on girl reserve work. Miss Luchinl has 21 clubs In the various towns under her charge. Her talk was chiefly on what the girls in other clubs are doing, and was very interesting. At the next meeting day which will be held Friday. November 30, the girls, with their leaders Mrs. Dwlght Chichester and Mrs. E. P. Schmidt, will attend a theater party. Rev. Le Roy E. Wright, of Chesh ire, who preached here last Sun day morning, will preach at the morning service this Sunday. Newington Grange will hold a whist In the Grange hall Monday night at 8 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Shieber and family are expecting to eat Thanks giving dinner In their new home on Cedar street. John F. Hazen requests all choir members to be present at rehearsal this evening at 7 o'clock, to start rehearsing on Christmas music. Supports Grandmother, Neglecting; His Family Mrs. Carlotta Nelson Syphers ot Newington was granted a divorce from Ralph Gilbert Syphers In su perior court yesterday by Judge L. P. Waldo Marvin on the ground f alleged cruelty. Mrs. Syphers' chief contention was that her hus band preferred to support his grand mother and have a little money to spend on himself than take care of her and the child. Mrs. Syphers and the child have been living with her mother in Newington. STANLEY ELM STS. CRASH Automobiles driven by Norman E. Benolt of 21 Andrews street and Julian B. Tuthlll of 125 Huntington street, Hartford, collided at 11:45 o'clock last night at Stanley and Elm streets, smashing the two front wheels and fenders on Tuthill's ear and damaging the front bumper on the other car. k Sergeant T. J. Feeney reported that Benoit was driving north on Stanley street and Tuthill was driv ing north on Elm street. The col lision occurred when Benolt's car turned to go south on Elm street. No cause for police action was found. WILL SELL 75 Shares Fidelity Finance AT St.OO PER SHARE Owner, Box 21 -L, Herald Office MARKET STILL ON THE UPTURN TODAY Prices Advance But Some Gains Are Wiped Out Xpw Tork. Nov. 17 (P) Wall street prices were still on the upturn today when the market opened foi fr.MainMa. A flood of buvina orders swamped the exchange but heavy profit-taking reduced the gains and in some issues wiped them out. THE MARKET AT 11:30 A. M. (Furnished by Putnam & Co.) High Low Close Al Che & Dye 238 238 238 AmAgChepd 77 T4 77 American Can 117 116 116 Am Loco .... 104 1044 104 Am Sumatra . 61 60T, ? Am 8m & Re 285 Am Sugar ... 85 83 Vi Am Tobacco .180 Am Woolen . Anaconda Cop 108 105 105 Atchison 202 Bait Ohio. 116 Beth Steel ... 81 79 80 Cer D Pasco 109 109H 109 C R I tt Pao 134 133 134 Chrysler Corp 134 132 132 Colo Fuel ... 82 7 80 Congoleum ..29 28 29 Consol -Gas .. 93 n ;t Corn Prod ... 8 89 89 Dav Chem ... 63 63 63 Eria RR 2 " 61 62 Fam Players .63 52 53 Flelschmann .83 83 S3 Freeport Tex . 47 47 47 Genl Asphalt .75 74 74 Genl Elec 185 184 184 Oenl Motors ..214 213 213 Glidden 31 31 31 Hudson Motors 83 82 83 Hersheys 69 68 69 Int Comb, Eng 72 71 72 Int Cement ... 83 Int Nickel ....196 195 196 Int Pajer ... 55 Ken Cop 143 143 143 Mack Truck ..100 Marland OH .. 46 46 46 Mo Kan & Te 53 Mont Ward ..417 413 414 National Lead 120 120 120 N Y Central.. 185 184 185 N Y N H & H 68 68 68 North Amer... 86 83 86 North Pacilc 112 111 HI Pack Mot Car 120 HS'i 120 Pan Am Pet B 55 55 55 Phillips Pet... 50 60 50 Pullman 90 89 89 Radio Corp ..103 293 300 Remington Rd 28 28 28 Sears Roebuck 192 188 190 Sinclair Con Oil 44 44 41 Southern Pac .126 12 Stand Oil N J ..54 54 54 Stand Oil NY ..38 3S ' Stewart Warn 112 112 112 Studebaker .. 78 76 76 Texas Co 74 74 74 Tex Gul Sulph 79, 79 79 Underwood ... 83 82 s-'ft Union Pac .. 220 220 220 Union Carbide 194 193 193 United Fruit . 145 145 145 U S Rubber .. 38 38 U S Steel .... J72 171 172 West Elec .. 139 139 139 Willys Over .. 287 287 287',, Woolworth ..216 216 216 Wrlp-ht Aero . 209 206 206 Am Tel & Tel 195 195 195 Insurance Stocks Samuel Alirahamson (Furnished by Putnam & Co.) bid Asked Aetna Casualty 1120 1150 Aetna Life Ins Co 910 900 Aetna Fire 655 665 Aetna Fire rights .... 275 280 Automobile Ins 455 465 Hartford Fire 855 865 National Fire 1140 1160 Phoenix Fire 830 840 Travelers Ins Co . . 1585 3610 Conn General 1700 17,30 Manufacturing Storks Am Hardware 77 79 Am Hosiery 26 Beaton & Cadwell, .... 90 Bige-Hfd Cpt Co com 94 97 Billings & Spencer com I 5 Billings & Spencer pfd 10 14 Bristol Brass 29 31 Colt's Arms 4 8 50 Eagle Lock 69 73 Fafnir Bearing Co .... 345 155 Hart & Cooley 250 Landers, F .. "4 715 N B Machine 38 4n N B Machine pfd .... 100 Niles-Be-Pond com .. 133 13S North & Judd 31 33 Peck. Stowe & Wil 21 24 Russel Mfg Co 140 J 50 Scovil Mfg Co , .62 65 Standard Screw 125 130 Stanley Works 74 76 Torrington Co com .. 6 8 70 Union Mfg Co 23 25 Public Utilities Sin ks Conn Elec Power 90 95 Conn Lt & Pow pfd 99 103 Hfd Elec Light 132 136 N B Gas 75 SC Southern N E Tel .... 172 177 Conn Power 136 140 TREASI RT BALANCE Treasury Balance, $127,726,349. Bishop to Play Organ At Elks' Dedication William H. Bishop, organist of New Britain lodire. B. P. O. Elks, will officiate at the organ at the dedication of the new home of Meriden lodre tonisrht. Many Now Britain Elks expect to attend the event. Grand Exalted Ruler Murray Hurlburt will be present. MQIOR DECISION DELAYED Judge M. D. Saxe s decision on the nutation ot the jurisdiction of the ! nA14n A,,,.f with flatlrtn in Ih.M i gallons ot liquor taken from the I home of Efram Noveck of 213 Hart- ford avenue was not given today be ' cause of the absence from court of I Attorney Monroe S. Gordon, counsel for Noveck. The liquor is in the ! custody of State's Attorney Alcorn, i Noveck having taken an appeal from the finding of guilty on liquor law violation charges in local police court, and being released on a nolle. I Judge Saxe will make his decision next Saturday, he said. PTORM LASHES COAST Berlin, Nov. 17 ( A small fleet of ocean-going vessels was forced to anchor in the mouth of the Elba today awaiting the reces sion of a severe southwestern storm which was churning the Elbe and causing much damage along the entlra river front PUTNAM & CO. Msstkrs Nw Xmk 0 31 WEST MAIN ST., NEW BRITAItf TEL. 2040 MAKTTOKP OWia, CENTKAl KOW. IsVtWf, ' United Illuminating Co. (New Haven) Rights Bought and Sold Thomson, Hfeirn & Ch. Members of New York and Hartford Stock Exchange 55 West Main Street New Britain Phom 2680 Stusrt a. Segar, Manages' We Offer: Bryant & Chapman Price on Application. Eddy Brothers &G Members Hartford Stock Exchange j newbmum HARTFORD memocn Burritt Hotel Bldg. Hartford Conn. Trust ftldg. Colony Db We Offer: SCOV1LL Prince & Whitely Established IS78. Members New Tork, Chicago and Cleveland Stock rirhsisfssl Burritt Bldg.-69 West Main St.-TcL 5405 Donald R. We Offer: Connecticut Power Company For Quick Returns Use Herald Classified Ads. Associated Gas and Electric System Table of Exchanges of Preferred Stocks and Bonds TO BE DEPOSITED STOCKS (ptr lhart) Aiiociated Gas and Electric Co. Preferred: Original Series S7 Dividend 16.50 Dividend $6 Dividend Underlying Preierred Stocks: Clarion River Power Co. Participating Pref. Erie Lighting Company Preference Staten Island Edison Corporation $6 Pfd Western N. Y. Gas & Elec Corp. $7 Pref (Depew ft Lane L., P. & Conduit Co.) BONDS AND DEBENTURES (Per 11.000) Associated Gas and Electric Co.; Convertible S'-is. due 1977 Convertible Manila Elect. Series B & C 60 Convertible Debentures. Series B Underlying Bonds: Citizens L.. H. & Pr. Co. 5. due 1934 Depew 4 Lancaster Co. 5s, due 1954 . Du 3oi Elec. ft Trac. C 5s. due 1932 Erie Lighting Company 5s, due 1967 Granville Elec. ft Gas Co. 5s, due 1933 Hopkinsvitle Water Company 5s Indiana Gas Utilities Company 5s. due 1946 Jefferson Electric Company 5s. due 1933 - Lake Shore Gas Company 5s. due 1950 Lock Haven Gas ft Coke Co. 6s. due 1944 ... Long Island Water Corp. 5',s. due 1955 Manila Electric Company 5s. due 1946 - Manila Elec. R. R. ft L. Corp. s. due 1953 Manila Suburban Rwys. Co. 5s. due 1946 ... N. Y. State G. ft Elec. Corp. S':s. due 1962 N. Y. State G. ft Elec. Com. 6s, due 1952 Penn Public Service Corp. 5s. due 1954 Penn Public Service Corp. 6s, due 1947 Plattsburgh Gas ft Elec. Co. 5s. due 1939 Portsmouth (Ohio) Gas Co. 6s. due 1929 Richmond Light ft R. R. 4s. due 1952 . Spring Brook Wat. Co. (N. Y.) 5s. due 1930 Union Gas ft Electric Co. 5s. due 1935 Warren Light ft Power Co. 5s, due 1931 The 5'4 Interest Bearing Convertible Investment Certificates will fee VHefl at the subscription price of $99 per $100 Certificate with Rights, in esehaat tor tka aket Stocks and Bonds from holders of such Stocks and Bonds st the vetoes shows sadar Option 1 above. The Certificates will be available in denominations of 11.000 in Coama and Keasstcrcel form, and $100 in Registered form onlv. will not be issuable, but depositors may purchase them at the subscription price. and dividends will be adjusted so as to be are subject to the terrr.3 of the offers to The new. securities will be mailed as soon ready. Clase A Stock will not br delivered at Convertible Debenture Certificates in the principal amount of $100 for each two (J) I of Class A Stock deliverable, which certificates are convertible into Oats A Stark St San time after six months from date of issue at the option of the holder at tat tjeaasasay;' bear interest at the rate oi 6 per annum payable quarterly and provtela tkat ttpass SJStM to the Company, the holder may. if he so elects, receive in lien of cash lalarssl sasfVaaatS,' dividends in Class A Stock which he would receive on the Class A Stock atto wastk IBS, Certificate is convertible had he converted the same. . Further information regarding the Investment Certificates or the esxIsMtSS SBSF to' obtained from your Security Dealer or the an. Inc. Holders of coupon bonds should deposit City of New York, Agency uivNicn, corner and Registered Bonds should be sent to Associated Gas sad Electric ! 2011,61 Broadway, new rora tity. The above offers supersede all previous ones and an subject to withdrawal at assy ekaa ASSOCIATED CAS AND ELECTRIC SECUUTTCS CO, iW Keveaabar U, 1921. 1 aVeaatway, Nsv Task Os He - tfsri ftsgfc 1 MFG. CO. Bart, SI fir. Option 1 Optsaa I Outstanding Value in S daasA with Public Investsatat (tack Shares Certificates at ft 102.555 44.06 195.214 120.560 Market TT7r- 1 11 t ll t iio Market Market Market 11.615 1.416 18.896 4,34 10 40 103 Market 11 41 t 1lt t ll J16.319.OOC 2.121.600 878.300 Market 1.010 1,010 n 21 1,411.000 545.900 174.50O 1,562.500 41,500 . 1.040 1.040 1.040 1.040 1,040 21.000 1,147.000 161.500 759.000 70.400 1.021 1.040 1.040 1,050 1,050 2,336.000 101, 000 1.837.700 122.000 3.872.000 1.050 1,040 1,050 1.050 1.075 21 410.500 2,770.500 5,376.500 267.000 146.000 1,100 1,040 1.100 1,050 1.010 22 11 tt tl M 1,250.000 110.000 555,000 146,000 (71 1,010 1.040 1,020 10 N 21 2H Fractional amounts of Investment Ccrtsacstas continuous but not overlapping. All i the holders of the securities to be after December 1, 192ft as they can fta featea the time of eiehansw tmt iferjoattae 1 Associated Gas and Electric I them with The Chase National fine and Nassau streets. 1