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New Castle News (Newspaper) - July 16, 1915, New Castle, Pennsylvania Phones Telephone News Items to New Castle's Newsy Newspapers NEW CASTLE NEWS Weather Thundershowers tonight not quite so warm Saturday partly cloudy VOLUME 288 NEW CASTLE PA FRIDAY JULY PAGES TWO CENTS A FLOOD SWEEPS THROUGH LIMA OHIO SANITY VERDICT SUSTAINED BY JUDGE HENDRICK Thaw is Greatly Pleased and icts Full Release in Short Time Expe BY L V B I N S Staff Correspondent NEW YORK July Court Justice drick today vacated the order committing Harry K Thaw to approving the verdict that the slayer of Stanford White is sane which was returned by a jury on Wednesday afternoon The state filed an immediate notice of appeal which will delay final release from the hands of the law for eral months but Justice Hendrick admitted hiin to bail in the sum of Thaw expressed his pleasure over the decision of Justice Hendrick It was no more than I expected The jury found me sane and I was confident that Justice Hendrick would prove of the decision In the caso the state's yers are only spending more of the people's money In vacating the order committing Thaw to Justice Hendrick rejected the petition of the state that Thaw be returned to the asylum for the criminal in- sane where he was an inmate for several years Thaw In Ludlow street jail was bright and early completing his plans for going to Pittsburg on the first train after he was at liberty to go where he pleased He declined to dis- cuss the plans though saying that the delay of the court in announcing his decision had his calculations Hours before the court convened a huge crowd the county court house and those who were denied ad- mission blocked Chambers street to catch a glimpse of Thaw A crowd of people clamored for admission to the court room An ex- tra police guard was on duty at every entrance stairway end elevator and Harry Thaw Off On Auto Trip NEW YORK July Harry k Thaw shortly after noon today departed from this city on an automobile trip to Philadelphia He was companied on his drive through the city by Sheriff Griffenhagen Under Sheriff Bowers Deputy Miller and private secretary Har- ry C Pyle The party turned off Broadway at the park and drove up West street to the Pennsylvania station They crossed the ferry and Thaw left by automobile for Philadelphia Whether he will entrain there for burg or continue the bile journey was not stated Mother Back Home in Pittsburg That Result of the Trial Was What She Confidently PITTSBURG Pa July Quietly without even the knowledge of her closest friends Mrs Mary Copley Thaw mother of Harry K French Make Gains Along The Vosges Hill Recently Taken By Crown Prince ick William is Re- taken GERMANS REPULSED IN FIERCE ATTACK Reached Barbed Wire Entanglements But Forced Back by Artillery only those with cards of admission gained the seats in the court room Most of those who ed the vantage points were women In the crowds outside betting was rife The prevailing odds were 5 to 1 that Thaw would go free Under the noses of half a dozen uniformed a bet was laid of to that Thaw would go free Thaw brand-new gray Attempt To Start Cars Is Failure ing after a nine-year fight through the courts arrived at her home in boulevard this morning having left New York confident that her son's freedom was a foregone conclusion At the Thaw home the following statement was given out by Mrs Thaw In comment on the The result what I expected It was alone necessary for the people of Now York at last to understand how they had been deceived all along by charlatans and their allies The statement given out this morning by Mrs Thaw was the only comment she would make on the ease Telephone inquiries met with refusal to call Mrs Thaw to the tele- phone but another person in the house dictated the statement which she said came from Mrs Thaw self By F P MERRICK I S Staff PARIS July No 285 one of the dominant positions in the Vosges recently won by the army of rown Prince Frederick William las been recaptured by the French he war office announced today For three days the opposing German and French forces have been engaged in a hand-to-hand battle for the height It is understood that the French commander in the ordered by Gen Joffre to retake the at any cost It formed the key to the French position in that region and while the Germans held it they menaced the western defenses of Verdun The communique sued this afternoon also announces the repulse of very heavy attacks by the Germans near in the Vosges The enemy made his saults in this region on a front of Continued on DEATH FOLLOWS ON BILLOWS OF RAGING WATERS Conditions at City Park Are Satisfactory Engineer and Health Officer Submit Keport to Council at Session Today City Engineer Milholland and City Health Dr Harper reported to council this morning on the tary conditions found at the public park in Cunningham's woods where a Free Methodist is be- ing held as a result of their tion yesterday The sanitation has been arily taken care of in a manner Dr Harper reported but he recommended that the city take some steps to have permanent ets erected there Council did not act on the recommendation Power Gives Out and Barns Look Like Forts PROVIDENCE R I July The attempt of the Rhode Island Co to resume service in the face of the strike failed today Five cars ned by inspectors and loyal Drives Overland From Connecticut striped suit was among the were started from the barns Pout rivals He was jaunty and hem got as far as Trinity Square and showed the effects a very recent when the power but it was hair cut and shave quickly readjusted Nothing at all to say he told reporters as he breezed his way through the crowd into court Continued on Paffe PARTY HONORS FOURTH BIRTHDAY heavy police guard Lowry accompanied by his wife and daughter of Hartford Con- are in this city today iting relatives They made the trip overland coming the greater part of the journey over the Lincoln way Mr Lowry was formerly on the editorial force of The News HELD IN 1ST U P CHURCH Efforts To Prove Bad Faith Fail Austrian Government ed Ked Book for a Double Purpose Narcotic Inspector Visiting Drug Stores Expresses the Unofficial That the Druggists of This City Are Very Careful Emil Koos of Oil City ment inspector under the Harrison narcotic law arrived in the city ast evening for the purpose of in- local drug stores and their methods of handling habit forming drugs After visiting a majority of I Indiana the local stores last evening and day his expressed opinion is said be to the effect that the Harrison law is being lived up to in a able degree by the druggists of the city It would appear that it is impossible for the local of the drug habit to secure the Two Thousand Isolated and 500 Rescued From Second Story Windows LIMA 0 July lives were lost in the flood here today Mrs William last night in v sion when her houso wus inundated died at the hospital and Arthur Jackson a negro drowned today while engaged in rescue work Two thousand houses in the valley of the Ottawa river are isolated by water and several hundred of them are dated and uninhabitable as a result of a Hood resulting torrential rains which descended upon this city all Residents of 500 homes have been removed from second story v windows in boats by firemen and policemen who worked all night and Were still taking imprisoned people from windows liis morning The river is within one foot of the unprecedented reached in the great flood of 1913 and has risen 12 feet above normal The crest is expected to be reached today This morning the river was still rising at the rate of five inches an hour The entire southern portion of the where the Lima Locomotive works and the Erie railroad shops the biggest industries in the city located is cut off from the main tion of tho town There are ten thousand people in this flood bound shop district The are unable to get to the shop to work but no one can cross to the Disappointed Man Shoots Self drug they use in any of the local stores It is likely that no store of the city will be found liable under the penalties attached to the new law Owing to the unfair weather the A happy company of at the home of Mr and Mrs Jack Snyder of avenue Thursday afternoon to aid brating the fourth birthday ed the cars and car barns but there Sunday school picnic ot the First U was no disorder Thousands of P church was held in the basement ers were hard put to find means of of the church last evening instead of reaching their places of work lat Highland park as originally Everything on wheels was pressed ned A picnic supper was served at 6 into service care of the rush o'clock and then a program of potato Girls were taken to work in private peanut and foot races were held on automobiles the sidewalk in front of the church All fences surrounding the com- Prizes were awarded the winners A property have been good crowd was in attendance and the and strengthened The big steel occasion by all doors of the car barns were lowered little daughter Katherine A round of games were indulged in being assisted by Misses Thelma Wills Victoria and Frances Hockey Later tempting re- were served on the lawn there being a large birthday cake with while cakes with four tiny candles marked each place of town guests were Miss Cook of Pittsburg Mary Lou and lere Bauman of Youngstown Mr and Mrs Clawson of Edgewood and the children present were as Robert Gordon Robert Abrahams Virginia Bauman Mildred Campbell Robert and Harry Bryan Dorothy Patch Virginia Rhodes Ruth ley Louise Samuel Gibson Frances Jackamo Amy Gibson andj Adelaide Baker in for the time Many of their strange men were seen on guard The -1 car barns look like forts SCHOOL KK WRECK ED LONDON July Pacific IS IMPROVING Clement who had his skull cable schooner has been fractured nn an accident a day or two wrecked off Suva Fiji islands Five ago is improving nicely He is at the men were lost New Castle hospital IN JORNER WIDOW AND I Word has been received here of the marriage of Mrs Ida Henry STEPS OFF CAR orner widow of the late Cap- Horner of Winter avenue and AND IS INJURED iMr W H Wilkins of Oak street and who Is employed by the Eric Railroad I company From accounts ot the Antonio Luigo of Rochester Pa nuptials reaching this city the Id recovering from severe Injuries occurred oh Wednesday In recently when he Mich whore the couple are off n car at the now spending a short honeymoon Lutton slop while it was in motion i Later Iho will go to Lake Ho wan a residing In the province of on lining Ontario Can where Mrs to and not knotting baa a large estate the of the street it which Some time ago rumors of Itched from thu car preaching wero widely when tb tho bo in Now Castle only to ho by Mr but edged by Mrs Homer The wedding was planned for several weeks ago but Mrs Homer suffered a severe nervous attack which caused tho postponement of the wedding Leave for Early this week Mr and Mrs Homer loft ostensibly for a trip to Pittsburg but evidently con- to Detroit whore they were married Mrs Is ono of the host In tho city her duction to Now Castle society com- nlg with her marriage In May 7 1914 to tho wealthy Captain lier a steamboat and con I dealer who known as on Page ROME July forts to prove bad faith on the part of Italy is a complete the Tribuna today in upon the Red Book which has just been issued The Austrian ment intended the Red Book for a double 1 To show that Italy had acted in a dishonorable way toward her col- leagues in the Triple Alliance and to uphold action of Austria 2 To prove that the allies es the had been guilty of upon soldiers of the Teuton armies The Tribuna in continuation The Red Book shows that Ger many shared fully Italy's viewpoint concerning the interpretation of cle 7 in the pact of the Triple ance At the same time the book makes plain the short of the Austrian and its deep rooted belief that Italy was ing It was the usual case of tria conceding when too late The D Italia declares that Austria knew that a declaration of war against Servia meant an end of the treaty of the Triplo Alliance tria evidently expected a rapid MIXES GOLF WITH NOTE TO GERMANY tory at lie beginning of the war hence her dilatory negotiations The Red Book the D Italia says was undoubted home consumption for MOTHER OF ED FRITZ DIES AT SCRANTON Word has been received in this city that Mrs Fritz the mother of Ed United Press operator in Ms city died yesterday at her home n Mr was called to his mother's bedside several days ago FINANCE COM AT FRESH AIR CAMP The finance committee of the fresh Ir camp will meet this evening at C at the camp Instead oE 8 o'clock at M C A CORNISH N H July Wilson devoted much of his time day to considering the German ation though he played golf in the forenoon It is expected that an official report on today's conference between tary of State Lansing and Ambassador Von Bernstorff will reach the dent tonight and that it will have a marked bearing on the statement of the American attitude now being formulated Merchant Foiled by Attempts to Kill Him self Francis Simon prosperous main part of the city except in boats The bridges connecting the two sections of the city are out of com- mission Street car lines which operated over them are tied up The ana Pa merchant who came here temporary Pine street bridge built a few weeks ago to wed Jennie the 1913 flood has been swept seph of Scioto street only to see hen away Water is even with the floor wed Samuel Abraham the man of of the main street bridge and orders her choice attempted to kill himself that trolleys and rigs shall not uso since returning home according to lit have been issued information received here He will j The market house is under water recover it is stated It will be re- as is the refining plant of the membered that Simon deeded a Oil company both located in 700 property in this city to his j the river flats The gas light beside much jewelry and plant was crippled last night when money On the day he arrived to be the water put the automatic stoker married to Miss Joseph she married Abraham out of commission to shovel coal were obtained however and the city was saved ness KENTON O July cioto river now runs within 15 in- of the 1913 flood crest and is I rising a foot an hour The wor Deputy Sheriff Whaley and of ig family today took up their abode WHALEY FAMILY TO LIVE I their new bungalow at the Wayne stop on the Harmony trolley line The will make their homo at the bungalow for the remainder of the summer hundred families been rescued since three o'clock this morning The town of Foraker on Scioto marsh is under water caused by the river bank breaking COUNTY TREASURER BIGHAM CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS It is feared lives may be lost A j Toledo and Ohio Central freight train hit a wash out along the Scioto river at the south end of this I city and Engineer Durhane ing the current rescued his fireman Jack Williams who was pinned Minder the firo box in danger ot Scalding to death Williams May Idle Frank L Bigham of New Castle Pennsylvania today announces his candidacy for the office of ative In congress for the Fourth congressional district to till the vacancy caused by the death of William M Brown late ot New tle Pa Mr Bigham has been a lifelong resident of Lawrence county being a sou of the late Rev James C ham a minister in thn United byterian church and for many years located In the village of Lawrence county Ills father as well as his grandfather were active in the abolition cause during the period of the Civil war and prior to that time and in consequence Mr Bigham is thoroughly grounded In the principles ot the Republican He attended the public schools In Lawrence county mid later attended Grove City college Ho began ness as clerk In n country store at Lawrence county Later ho was engaged In business In a ornl store at In Allegheny and In business on Paje Eastside Trolley Case To Be Settled July 21 On July 21 the New Castle tion company will present the cation for the extension of the East Washington car line to the public service commission of the state A number nf other requests will be presented at the same lime among them being requests for put up poles to carry electric current in Taylor out the rond nnd a number of other places DEATH RECORD KM Daniel Heii Avc S White Wanner Water Miss I 207 ft Cedar SU Valley
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