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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - January 14, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania R jfef AB1J8HBD 2 OfctttB Stuart Appoint Mann Boyd to Regulate State Railroads AUTHORIZED JYJECENT ACT WellKnbwn Jurist of Unlontown to Be Chairman Salaries Are a Year and Commission Is Authorized to Expend Stuart has appointed the following members of the state railroad comniln created by an act passed by the last legislature and became op erative one week ago Nathaniel Ewlng ot Union JUOge Of the United Stolen to serve for five of deputy prothonotary of the courts of Philadelphia 6 serve for four John Boyd of A member of the firms whichformer ly acted general Bales agents for lie anthracite coal companies con trolled by the Pennsylvania for three All of the commissioners are Re Judge Ewlng waspresident judge of Fayette countyseveral years prior to his appointment to the oral Mann is a son of the late William Mann of Philadelphia and a personal friend of the Poyd never held except that of supervisor of Swatara town Dauphin to which he was elected three years and for which he has been unanimously Other Good Jobs In The commission is composed of members at a salary of a year and Is authorized to appoint an attorney at a salary of a year And a secretary at and a mar at It is also authorized to appoint an an inspector of an inspector of trolleys aqd experts and employes and to expend a The commission has the authority to inquire into the business of common to examine books and to be heard in matters affecting and passenger the dis tribution of the providing of sid the location of the reg of grade crossings and all other things bearing upon the relation of the companies to the Boyd Is The principal office of the commis sion will be at but it may carry on its operations whenever it mayisee fit In any port of the either as a body or through a single The commission will probably meet In thiscity soon for fortyfive years old and was graduated from Princeton college with the class of He said last night surprise R fitffi Tin Jiiat he was not appli cant and dirt not know that he had over done anything to deserve this recognition at the hands of Governor whom he has only learned to know since ho came to Harrlsburg one year ago and for wtiom he enter tains the highest personal Boyd said he would Inform him self as to the duties before accepting and that If he felt thai he could bo nf any service to the stain and the pub lic harmoiilKlng thn dlfferonres which so occur between the peo ple and heir common he In all BUYS LOVERS FREEDOM Girl Redeems Man Who Played Good the pris oner to said Mayor Elmer Bell when Harry Hogan declared he could not pay and costs for dis orderly As Hogan was being led away a young woman asked to be This man and I to be married He spent the marriage money his but I wont see him go to jail while I haye a How mayor Six responded the left for the marriage license clerks CHANGE FRONT AGAIN Ceurity Republican CommltUe More Indorses Visit here of Representative Grant Mouaer of the vThlrteenth the Republican county central committee members whb re mained aiway from tho meeting Jast Monday several who Sup ported the resolution rescinding Taft met and reinstalled as Joseph Qlbbs was reelected secretary and new embodying an out and out deciaratlon for the sec retary of war on behalf of the com mittee as a on the ground that the sentiments of tho people of the county were for were Palls to Horrible New a fifteenyearold suffered a strange and horrible death in an ele vator shaft of the Commercial Cable building on Broad In some man ner the boy fell down the deep eleva tor shaft from one of the top stories of the Difficulty in start ing one of the elevators led to the discovery of the body of the Tho building Is occupied by bankers and brokers and there was much excite ment when the accident became TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF New Eldorado San message from says a great mining rush Is now on to the new district of San Bernardino Just over the stata line from Prospectors havY found ore which assayed up to 000 a At once there was a rush from Manvel and other towns and now several thousand pros pectors are on the ground and a tent city has srown up almost in a 4tt 9 e t ii t f K LDSMITH We knew our first announcement would surprise the every side every all the same stereotyped did you hear THE GOLDSMITH CLOTHING STORE closing out at their present beginning Notwithstanding the many rumors going the rounds just now we wish to deny most emphatically and assure each and every friend and acquaintance of this store that we have Not Rented Store Rooms and that this is strictly a FORCED pe fectly legitmate and that we are compelled to vacate our present and we advise you all to wait for the opening day 18 AT 9 OCLOCK GOLDSMITH Center a farmer of this has a cow which gave birth to a freak calf Declares Attornfey Slayer with six two front and four hind i of Stanford White Has Been Irresponsible about two yeijrK and living at In ly Is dead from scalds received when she into bucket of boiling SENSATIONAL OPENING SPEECH water at her New Chief Counsel For Harry Thaw Springs Several Surprises In His Outline of HIS Case Jerome to ot ft T663 Wno eyed cried out In his QV I DC cell that he the voices ot little HI fin I ehlldren calling and proclaimed Ml fie had but acted as an agent of Prorl One Horse at a After his speech Mr Littleton was askedin what manner he would at tftriipt to prove Thaw sane at the pres ent time if he offered such an accuniu a railroad employe or thin gave his Wife his last months earnings to a grocery She at once left for parts Minnie Myrtle Gibson age committed suicide by taking rat poi husband died on I can only say that I will cross my Fight Evelyns New Thaw trial moves with a After the state bridges as 1 come to A man cant ride two horses going In oppo site directions at the same he The outline of the defense was gen enernlly considered as reflecting a de termination on the part of Thaws at torneys to prove him Insane in J906 regardless of all Christmas day and since that time she had presented its direct cose and As1 The first evidence for the slstnnl District Attorney Garvan had probably of a medical will characterised the killing of Stanford be taken White as a deliberate i of Jake charged with the murder RJld cowardlv Martin Lit of James a Cherokee Indian and for lhe made the open Ing plea for the His promise had suffered from trial a graduate of the Carlisle be gan The stats claims to have ornew evidence and conclusive evidence against nejd the attention W all in the District Attorney Je searching for a gas leak with a lighted seemingly taken by LIEBEL MUST ANSWER Erie Mayor to Be Tried Under Cor rupt Practices Michael mayor of this will be com Fifty t6 SeventyFive 6f Audience at Opera House Cofne to Their End FOLLOWING TANK EXPLOSION In Effort to Quell Kick Over Oil Lamps Serving as Footlights and Thereby Spread tie fifty and seventyfive persons were burned last night In a flre which destroyed llhoads Opera In this The opera house was crowded with the members Johns Lutheran Sunday who were attending a benefit given for While the show Wan in prog ress a tahk The actors en ADMIHAL EVAHS ILL Khaumatfsm Flgntlhfl Robert In Cabin on Bio laa ily at their the AfnriMMl Bat tleships seem as hough they Are loyltfg a Hat fUn They Under th Sreen hlfln of Illo in the BtedoV of Mount CorcovMa that dqwn i the arid soon streets took on a lively appeaian as thbusandfi made liielr dowii edge qrthe polled to face a Jury In the court of deavored to qultir the but in match at the Congregational church neated himself In tie witness chair common pleas next March to prove their anxiety make themselves has refused to tofa of y In an explosion causing much a prom was Philadelphia Pennsyl vania rffipVeuiB permit WlUlam con perjury that grow ottv ofthe Hartje di vorce his case to that a quar rel John age flred a Into ttie liody laborer Thinking he had killed hts lad but captured Lanfeifrs inju ries are uol Pottsvllle defi nitely Kittled that John dlnlrlct president of the United Mine will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for congress and that he will be backed by both the Brum and Letb Citizens Telephone company of Cler mont has gone Into the hands of a The capital stock of the company Is The company controls about has 11 exchangeB and 250 miles of wires In Clermont Car penter of Scranton has been appointed law judge of Lacluvwunna county by Governor Stuart to serve until the 1Irst of Judge Car penter ISa Republican and takes the place made vacant by the nation of Democrat countys oldest celebrated her 100th anniversary at her hoine In New Schrelberwas born lu Germany and has resided in this county for seventy Of her descendants nearly 200 are covering five re duction has been made in the working hours of the iuen employed in the Pennsylvania railroad shops In this the time being cut from fortyfive to thirtytwo hours a There will be no work Wednesdays and Sat Several thousand men are af fected by the a sequel of the receivership proceedings against the Nbrwalk Steel and Iron company of creditors have peti tioned that the company be adjudged The petitioning creditors arc the George Worlhtngton company iud the William Blnqhsm company both of Cleveland the Niles Boiler company and tliu Erner Electric com 1 Mount Ench of Ephrato attended 15G sessions of Sunday school during the last Uiree sessions every Sunday for the fiftytwo Sundays of the In the morning he was a scholar In the Luth rran In the afternoon at he was an attendant at the United Evangelical school and at 3 oclock the Baptist Brethren school had him as a hu man half protruding from a rough pine box and embedded In the Ice arid snow on the bank of the Mo nougahela river at was the discovery made by Special Constable John It was learned that It is the body of a negro who was shot by another negro during a quarrel over a game of cards at the time the govern ment locks werii Ieirig a pipe line parted While the pumps were In operation about 300 barrels of pe troleum werepunjpud over u hillside In North Franklin The oil was being pumped from a GOObarrel tankof the FranklinWashington Gas supposedly to this James a farmerdrlvlng to his near the scene of the pumping noticed the oil sprendlnt over the field running down tho he notified Hie the better to hear the outline of tho Littleton promised to forge a chain of circumstances and to pro duce a line ot testimony wjilch will prove Harry undeiilably in sane at the time of the Evidence of hereditary insanity his right to the office he now heard and to avoid the awful atom under ail order handed down Preslj of the women children the dent Judge Emory Following his year ago to fill out tho unexplred term of late Robert J Mayor Llebel was calledupon to explain his election ex pense account under the new corrupt of uausTjal acts iff not j practices act A massofevidence was even hinted atduring the first With the result that the court Of j held the Account defective that physiciansandnurses whovhad failed to enumerate attended Thavv were hurrying here from Europe that tSachers the fendant In be an hand to five their impressions of the wide dUtaut in Littleton challenged the attor ney to produce a single reputable phy sician who would say that Thaw was tures and that the candidate had vlo lated the law In to liquor and cigars to his This oplnlop was certified to by the at torney who Issued a sugges tion of oust Ltebel from Attorneys the mayor attacked this writ from every Insane at the killed the j setting up the unconstitutionally noted Tried to Commit Littletons speech fairly bristled with He startled the court room by declaring tBat after Evelyn Nesblt had told htm tier story in in him with a poison would have died but for the heroic work of three who labored over htm all of one Jerome had his sur prise to and when Lit tleton started to launch Into the rela tions of Stanford White with the girl whom Thaw married the district at torney was on his feet with an objec Justice Dowllng sustained him and the name of the architect was not linked again with that of the de hut lightly upon the girls story as she told it to careful as he was on this he again drew an objec tion from the prosecuting who said Littleton is now straying into a field of stuff which in ray opinion will be Again Justice Dowllng sustained the It was reported at the be ginning of the trial that Jerome would fight this year to exclude the testimony of young Littleton Spares Littleton spared neither Thaw nor his family in his recital of the de fendants life During the speech Thaw sat wideeyed and pallid looking fixedly at his Toward close he seemed rather displeased with something that was said leaningfor scribbled off a Littletons speech was somewhat dramatic arid impassioned at times and was keenly followed by the despite the rather frequent objections fromthe district who decried the flights of oratory as having no place In an opening statement of Thaws marked by decided taints of insanity on both the fathers and mothers according to his chief was drawn with great and then the defendant himself was pictured as and Insane as a oscillating be tween starshlp and between of the corrupt practices Act among other Jttdge Walling In his opinion de clared the act refused he motion of the defense to quash the writ ofquo warranto arid corniuauded the respondent to lie his answer with in fifteen The case has stirred up Interest locally Lle bel is a candidate reelection to the office on the Democratic ticket In Feb HARMON A CANDIDATE Organized Effort Being Made to Se cure Ohio former At torney General Judsan Harmon will be a candidate the Democratic nation for president of the United States was confirmed In a statement made by Hill of this Hill said All I will say at this time Is that we are working In the interest of Judge Harmon for president and havi organized a committee of seventeej of which I am to see w we can Our first worlc will secure the Democratic this Hamilton county and will try and secure the Indo of the entire parly In the After that we will sueXisylva Judge Harmons friends he ula and New In wjniecessity has a legion of and wa just now Is for orsai will push this work coal oil which were used as the were Ret ting theplace on The fed by the almost to the celling there d wild Tush of the to escape from the Scores women dren were trampled several who escaped being to died ufter being dragged from opera In many It is entire farn could watch thelau dashing In and A right warm welcome await fleet from tho very moment nal flags wentup announcin and from the Hrat the liberty men until welched again iilo has for those who wish to vl ties and enjoy Its Entertainments havujfe day and for almost every hour yg njht some of the Admiral the fact tjft the hr the commas tll is cause The Brazilian tbe more as make this visit attentions to Mtral Bvahs j tism and able to fiomethln deplore anlon for marked but from wto not be fit at the tad must Uu the by i prize Art have been The scene rlbmtaKtee of the minute which followed the explosion is ind Scores of pereons wl were In tho balcony at time explosion occurred Jumped and sustained1 fractured Flre Apparatus Dlsabh To add to the terrible dls flru apparatus became CUBS the structure was left uercy of the seething most certain not bddtes of tho overcome by the smoj will be Assl from bu paratus from place the lure was a roari as fire ap rreached the the struc children heeded wo Bad the the warning might ha was cooler heads ID orrlble loss of life there panic and stampede follows at of the theatreMpn to children rushed for the and the weaker sex anc Idren were and in the mad rush to gain the he night was one of walling and an shrieks of mothers who rushed to the scene as soon as BOTTLES AD IS LAWN n Victim of Anti Chicago Grain Jan r local exchange bwwpei i owing the close Mw net loss ofMlOl Corn was Gate w May optionsclosed 104V41MH 60 6SH1 Transformed Some undergraduate oiuV wished to practical who was a bf so when he jyiw 1lfle sleepy by reason of the anuitiiit brandy and soila that he iuiil In UtiM friends him tMeA Um in the inslilc of i fratlipf the In the InlooUofl Inthe glass nt himself said slow jv with a by Joref Limdbn Telegraph Congressman Agbn yard at the Sunday Ache residence who is leading the son of thjf fight In Washington local the slock room of a Dozens of empty beej scattered over the temperance views are Jfoown and the scattering t was either he work of a Ifctlcal joker or of persons whoso nitty has been aroused because of which coursed In his blood at bl Clearly Not I make no claims for this above those of the average vices or But I say his 1 is enough to free him brilliance and fought strong stand taken by Acheson avalllngly against the fever of the liquor Want Miner a meeting uf the Butte Miners union resolutions were adopted asking President Roose velt to pardon President Joseph Shan non of the Montana State Union of the Western Federation of who is confined in the county jail at Shannon was found in contempt of court for having violated the Injunction Issued by restraining anyone from interfering with the employes of the Rocky Moun tain Bell Telephone company and was sentenced to serve ninety days in Ball Denied to San ludge Dunno has refused to admit to toll former Mayor Eugene whose conviction upon tho charge of reversed last Wednes Add to his history thj ing episode woman who became her recital to flashed to the foi made all stand still and the young nd of story uarters of the that reads arid I shall in asking you if Thacker coal fields after an idleness of reasonable doubt as the night ol And upon thai ask you for a verdict ol told of a trip abroad e was they learned of the fire was pitiful As thejnight wore on the crowds sur rounding the building grew to such proportions that ii was almost impos sible ifor the police which beenaugmented by a score of men from Pottstown and to keep the people One who said she had lost her entire family in tho was with difficulty re trained from throwing herself into i he roaring Heads Crushed Like Egg Three ranging in ages from alght to twelve and one who were dragged from the building by persons who had rusned to the res cue had been trampled almost to a The skull of one of the unfortu nate children hod been crushed asj though an egg Every home within a radius of a halfdozen blocks of the opera house was made a temporary where i he wounded were rushed by car and other means of convey Boyertown is a borough with a pop ulation of about and is located ibout midway between Pottstown and WEATHER Western tut West Tuesday Wed For home Fryburg Loses by Plre Oil The center of Clarion a few miles south of was by The principal losera a uel general seph wagon and carrUfce man Faller fur allure and Miners Return More than miners in under the care of Siclans and nurses at each declared he would produce these ysiclans and na far as possi to tell their Teachers who kept diaries about tho strange ehlld who sat in their classes also will he to tell the Jury about the early life and tendencies ot am the defendant Describing the Wiling Jo of Littleton said Maddened by ThaWs born in had been aet on flre by the helad He had gone to the he Blkhorn and resumed work Coal operators here u that inside of ten district attorney with and to Mr They ran in Ws head un among the chairs o MMUon HWMC gaiden yet Ms even burning Uke two ww e days equally more will be given empioymea which will put these ft eat able two coal fields back tg their normal to DUl A number crews folk Camp Mexico great gold mining camp of El one ol tke largest In the la being destroyed by When the dispatch was ilsd the principal hotels and the more Important business buildings ol the camp hHJbfSit reduced to OH CTeeX FToneer Oil Thomas age IH dead at home He was a native of Saegprtown and came here in and for two years ran a flat bottom puBsenger packet on Oil Creek be iwoon here and Petroleum City as a mcuns for reaching the center of drillingactivities along that Ills only surviving Guy was formerly captain of tho Louisville National league team and manager of National league base ihe Plttsburg liall OBrien Becomes lam until recently chair man of the Indiana Democratic com has accepted the appointment is treasurer of the Democratic lonal Bombs Unffef TeWnTflVl Now persons were injured by an explosion ofthree dynamite which partially wrecked a elxstory tenement building on Bast Sixtyfourth The 4yn amjte bombs were planted in thf Del exploded one In quick The threw the occupants ol the tenement Into a panics Maxlmoffskys Slayer SI The war rant for the execution of Rago who on October 28 shot and killed director of the department of prisons of the ministry of the has been signed by chief of the Petersburgs military was uouu Max lmoffsky8 wishes expressed before he died that the young woman be not She was hanged last Help U JiV 14 and brewers in the Cleveland diatrio met here and decided to Join in th work of the Model License league i campaign forjbe vgtofcL If you want furniture now la the time to buy when you find everything in stock that is needed to make your home look If you anticipate camping out or spending the summer tat your cottage It will pay you to look over our selection ot cot tage just the thing for You can use them on your porch or lawn In the daytime and uae them tor a bed at night Our evergrowing trade ables us to carry a full line of uptodate Furniture which we sell at such reasonable that we never haye anything but staples on Our Christmas goods were up to the visit to our store will isfy you as it baa many that we bave the right at the right NRW1UKK
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