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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING HJTABUSHBD ill SKIT Iff of Night Shift in Capsburg Mine at Monongahela City in Doiibt RESCUE PARTY HARD AT WORK Another Disaster Threatened In That Portion of the Underworld Lying Be tween Monongahela City Char May Have i Monongahela itttn the possibility of forty or more men imprisoned In the Capsburg mine the Monongahela River Consolldat and Coke company facing the horribleI fate of being burned to death thla city la In a state of feverish ex made doubly BO by the re cent great disasters In this sec tion of the Shortly after 9 oclock last evening fire was discovered In entry locat ed about two miles and a half from the mouth of the which Is situ ated in this the safety of the men employed on the night shift de pending on just what section of the mltoe they were working Two avenues of escape are lofi open to them provided they were noi In the fireswept which It is feared they One Is by an open Ing at Fry about one mile and a half from entry the other by an opening at about seven miles Rescue Party Goes Some time after tho fire was dlscov ered State Mine Inspector Henry in charge of rescue party of twentyfive entered the mine The rescuers gradually made thel way to the scene of the but at late hour no word was heard from except 11 demand for supplle consisting of bricks and other mate rials with which they are boxing th sides and roof of the mine as they proceed toward the burning The cause of the fire Is trat it la thought to have had its origin McCoys Troubles Brought on by State Chairmans Endorse ment of Homer Castle RJTSBLAiVH Off ANDREWS Slack Diamond mine of tne Plttsburg Coal It Is Just about at the point of con nection with the Black Diamond mine that entry 7S Is and fear is ex pressedthat the flre may communi cate to that The fact that the Capsburg mine Is thought to be free of the deadly firedamp aids the work ers for with the dread of explosion removed they can forge rap Idly Shortly after midnight a report came from the mine mouth that the flre was gaining headwayand was forcing the rescue party to drop back about 100 This will destroy all the work of braltlcing with brick and other materials that has been done and will necessitate starting the work GOING BOtfrTp AGAIN Island of Haiti in of Another Port au government has declared the ports of Gonaives and which are oc cupied by to bo Preparations are being made to bom bard The American converted yacht Eagle has arrived here and her Lieutenant Commander George Mar after an interview with the Amer ican proceeded with the Eagle for The report that General commandant of the government troops In the Gonaives had been shot and killed by has been General commanding the revolutionary has been killed in an action at The cities of the excepting Gonaives and are Defendant In Emery Libel Suit plains How It special development In thp Emery Mead vlllo Star libel trial WHH In the testi mony of Ippirty Kiiclory one of the that In the ImgnnlriK of KnUrmito rlal campaign or 190fi Ihp Hipubliim state toM him that Honior Castle would mule ntH in hln en palgn HpeopiiiK of lln Kmovy oil sten cil affair that Casilo knew what he was talking about and I anything which came from him Hieing that line could be published with The testimony closed with the ex ception of Short rebuttal Saturday It is expected to get the case to the jury my noon 2 CENTS PER Congressman Sherwood Thinks United States Army is Entire ly Too Large The diplomatic corps has made a as the result of a miner employed on Ormai protest against the government the day shift carelessly putting off a charge shot and then quitting his work without to see whether or not any gas had This particular mine Is said to be remarkably free from gas and an ex plosion Is not the greatest danger being likely result from the tiro gaining a foothold in the coal and wooden supports in the The only hope of the night shift escaping their lives lies in the takoUvAtlvana lago of the othpi openings As at the time of this report they could not have reached Monongahela noth ing definite as to their fate Is knowa Shaft Seven Miles The Capsburg mine is the largest of the Monongahela River Consolidated Goal and Coke its main shaft running back over seven while near Chjirleroi wljh the project to bombard towns held by the jay to a briiuU In Clarion Connp An Auatinburg and havo been without gas since which has caused much Gas is largely used as fuel in ull the places The temperature Is at the low Huston and Sanderson Again Indicted by Co tnty Grand Jury Dau phin county grand jury returned true bills last evening on the five Informa tions charging Congressman Burd Cassel of Marietta and Architect Jo seph Huston and Contractor John Sanderson of Philadelphia with de frauding the state out of by falsifying the nieaHurninenlH of marble mantels and metallic furniture sup plied for the new Charles Montague of metallic furniture expert Harry Conrath of building and Harry of secre tary of the capltol Investigation com were called as witnesses be fore the grand jury to explain the in These false pretense suits will not be tried until after the court has disposed of the thirtytwo suits upon which indictments were returned last The court will hear argument today on the application of the defense for a continuance of the uvenlyulne con spliact suits uj iial Janifh M Shu or Johntitnwn suporin Terome and Littleton Join in Re quest to Exclude Them Dur ing Evelyns Tale JUDGE IS HOT SURE A30UT IT William Mother of Tells Her of Accused Takes Stand to Repeat Her Tale When Jerome niakti Gin iar as ShumaUcr Is griuli twentytwo years of ground that he is too ill to be tried on York was killed while Jan 27 the Iriil of the consplr abblstn in nutrheriiif on the farm of ncy will bpgin Jacob Wambaugh or Coiloius The on nlo cd by Attoi 1e liuil shot a hog anil was stooping ney Genenl Todd to ev mne Shu n rtiimi make and the dilpnrtant H funiilv pliy New series of surprises brought the Thaw trial near a Both Evelyn the wife and William the mother of the were on the witness and just as the former was about to relate anew the story of her lifeas she told It to Thaw in Paris in 1903 District Attorney Jerome sug gested that In the Interest of public morals all persons save those imme diately Interested in the case should be excluded from the court during the recital of what he termed a horrible The motion Includedthe repre sentatives of newspapers as well as the public Attorney Little ton of the defense joined In it to shield the young woman from hundreds of curious eyes and said that so far as the constitutional to an open hearing was concerned he was ready to waive that point in any ironclad manner the court might Pro ceedings were suspended until next Monday when Justice Dow who is announce visitor at their She said she had known Harry Thaw for twen tysix years anil he had always Im pressed her as Miss Catherine who nursed Thaw as a boy from bin third to hih tenth added nor evidence to that already adduced as to Irrational con and tendencies on me part of thp The doormen at the police station where Thaw was confined the night of the tragedy repeated their stories ot last year of Thaws Irrational appear ance and his complaining of noises that did not The trial may bo concluded In two DUNSItEVIFW OF TRADE New Weekly Review of Trade says today Progress Is each week brings a little and confi dence In the future grows more rap idly than current The best feature IB the broader market fov commercial Ixmns in mercan tile channels are now negotiated freoly at little more than the normal facilitating postponed undertakings and making collections more Buyers are coming into the leading markets in large which should aoon increase transactions un less prices cannot be Manu facturers increase production gradual conservatism being and many Industries are not operating more than 50 per cent of their full Readjustment of wages is still contemplated by many producers before machinery will be Several more steel plants have re sumed and others will up next but production will continue much reduced until orders come for ward with greater Blast fur naces are slow to resume and a meet ing will be held next week to determine upon wage Prices have declined to an extent that necessitates plans SHERWOOD KEEPS PROMISE Introduces Bill to Reduce Regular Army to the bills and resolutions Introduced in the house were the following By Sherwood of to reduce the en listed forces of the effective to of whom shall constitute an artillery corps for coast and to reduce the line and staff officers correspondingly with the exception that field and line officers for ten regiments be re who shall be known as emer gency By Dahell of ap propriating for the erection on the battlefield of monument com memorating the battle ot Mononga commonly known as Braddocks defeat By Floyd of to pre vent commltteeinen or referees of any political party from selling their In dorsements for federal positions and providing as punishment a fine not in excess of or imprisonment for not more than two or By Alexander of to prevent corporations from contribut ing money to campaign By Adair of putting lumber on the free Three Killed and Several Perhaps Fatally Injured in ton Fire FIRE ESCAPE WOULDNT WORK At Least Frightened Girls Were Afraid to Use It and Many Lewp From Flew of Are Pushed Off Third TAFT HAPPY for lowering cost of A fair tonnage was taken by manufacturers of cast iron but concessions in prices are asked by all NEVER MISSED IT Woman Recovers Necklace Be fore fr Little has recovered a ftt necklace in an odd A fort remaik trom Justice Cowling that Vulght ago and Little went 1 would come wltlf greater force girls were ten seriously Injured and a score slightly hurt ftW in the Imperial Knitting companys mill in Dlx in the central part of the Eightyfive girls were at work In third floor when a fire broke out on the ground where some men varnishing It ascended the elevator and drove the girrt to the one window opsnlng oc the fire The fire escape is one of those IB which the laat reach of stairs Is In horizontal position by a weight and pulley The girls first to reach ttla were afraid to descend It when they saw ita far end moving Thia caused a The girls on the upper part ot the fire escape ware crowding those in front and all time the flames and smoke were enveloping By time the firemen arrived half of them had some of them from the third Men from the neighborhood soon arrived and held the swinging portion of the fire BO that its remained on the and the girls had not jumped were being helped down when the firemen came and with their lad ders rescued those who were jammed on the upper stretches of the flre es Many girls were hy being caught as they One colored man who caught a girl from the third floor was badly He was helped away and his identity Half Counties of State Give Them Control of just luiir of the countlPB of llw state heard the management of the canvass for William Taft for the Republi can presidential nomination claims that more than iJOfl delegates In the j state or more than j enough to have already been chosen In favor of In the maj besides the flre and Jorlty of the cases resolutions have been passed Indorsing and in all but three the state call has been fol lowed without Holmeti and Melgsdeclined to call pri In every case the declara tions were for theobjection to thp primaries being on the ground that there would be no opposition and There was only one a narrow tho expense would be Committeesin fifty of thej eighty counties have decfded to hold over HIP animal when a revolver tell from his pocket and was thp bullet milking Gingrich neai the IIP tit GOLDSMITH The Closing Out Sale of the Goldsmith Clothing Store begins and will last only a short time worth of finest clothing and furnishings will be You all know this store has been in business but S therefore you will not see any old shopworn everything in the store is fresh and Never before in your life has like a opportunity presented perhaps never again whUeyou live will you have a chance Jo buy fine seasonable such ridiculously low Each and every day of hundreds of hundred of peppte be waited on and thousands qf dfjUars wotth will be carried away for we must and sell every worth of in the JohnIX of Johns will probably be called to tify to the condition of who Is said to be sutierlng trom neuritib Forced an senate unexpectedly adjourned until Monda No ballot United States senator was taken TJie Demo crats nnd the Republicans milted to1 in leaving the opera1 at the first hearing of rao case When hmge fte necklaoe unhooked gen ei ally be1 to contend j foice Six senators yjere Stove Blacking Blows Ironing at here Henry Stettler accidentally placed a hot iron against a of stove blacking it filing to ull partb of the Jerome arose lieved that he against the of young Thaws testimony pfc fbe ground that it could not have hjjd a very serious pffect upon the mindof the man who subsequently becamtf her asmuch as the did not Oc cur until three Jerome had tfreviously objected to Thaw detalflpg conversations she had with years prior to the bllte Justice Dowllng ruled that the decmations of the de fendant weie udmJBBlble on geneial principles and wtySaut any refpienrp to the Wood Midejfundei which the evidence In admitted last had been instruction of this and which expected to I will not said he took his seat it she thrust it into of her opera A day your honors strict attorney as er his I TURMITUKE If you want furniture now la the tfiue to buy when can find everything in stock that is needed1 to make your look If you anticipate camping out or spending the summer In your cottage It will pay you to look over our selection of cot the thing tor You can use them on your or jlawn In the daytime and use them fyr a bed at night Our evergrowing trade ea ables carry a fwll line of which we aell at prices we aaytbtog but on Our Chjistmaa were tho state has of appeal Then ness In anotl Immediately Jpctlng to which HmitiHiy examjpaj cut the yjf the iissunicd the lalrb was Attacked the wit by standing of her and on ly every question asked in his n as to her early womans recital nairatlvp form It ito a hundred frag based and immaterial the When or two later Little gave the cloak to her having no further use for The not being able to wear the sold it to an estab lishment where womens castoff clothes are dealt That was two weeks A or two ago the woman who runs the clothes shop got the cloak out of a where it had been thrown witltt other In the pocket found the pearls When a jeweler neA door told her the value ot lace she nearly of the books of the shop showed name of the maid from cloak had been Jewels were Mrs believing them safelyloc in her jewel had not coming state 9onventlon under the call of the Republican state central These counties have 491 of a total of 815 votes In the state con county may be add ed to this with 03 making 654 votes to sit the convention in com jlance with the state committees Committees will mee in about thirty oimUes today to vote on the calling of only one place was open opposi lion to the primary ticket report ed arid that at bake where Beidler will have a rival ticket in the Held The Taft foices will be mar shaled by Representative Shank nnd it is Had that Senator Fora ii has file the required vpnt for tho use of his name at 4Jie head of the Beldler 4 Pope Has the V Jan W Is suffering a severe attack1 of i gout Lena test Brother InSet Vl Jan this hallway was cut oft by flre and Three Girl Victims Marie age broke neck by Jumping out of thtrdatory Catherine age jumped from thirdstory window and frac tured i Jennie age both arms and legs broken and internal Seriously Kathryn internal teeth knocked Anna Florence of both OI DUIII i f j It Kathryn f f i r Ernestine internal Florence when seventeen protracted nway from his home a Parker Counsel for Par New York has been retained as ior counsel for the American Fed jf Labor in the case of the ive and Range company of Inst the Involving of labor unions to boycott unfair lists the concerns the feder unfriendly to Its in age JDiosecutoi wan ever ll the testimony shreds and had llttlp A Ylsltto ouf atamJaW sat of human weio a pait of ihe when no Ob jet were Mi Jerome spld hlH obleotlpiiB WgHV intended to jut nut nil stories pet cats a lot of Whien had no place Mother 4 Gqod The of good pi ogress foi the defense eldei Mrs pale and weaUflojvAhor lecent Illness to fliis witness chali Kirgpjmri of the she a Hei pnd the7 her bhe btiange conduct aftei meeting Kyajyn Nesbit and hear Ing Uof stoij hud a maiked effect upon who Ustlned On account ot bei her examination I vas consent to be sumed Home when she tell of Thaws Infancy District raanner whjle n othoi on the Stand was all def V unW and his susjfestiQB Ud to wife took pjiftngetwaj marked ifciHieljaJ her very flrst W fjftttona werl fairly shoutedMi nwustoroed couii was seized with the Calltornlat He died and it was supposed that he had gone to that His family trJed for years to locate him but notrace was A few years ago his brother who resides at Haw the name of Thomas Bates in a rpster of Calif oinia soldiers In war After much correspondence he tacted his brother to the soldiers JP Tennessee He wrote there and day or two ago received a reply from razor Ran ended a ashing his throat Tyione v Titnfi completed arrangements for the tiou of a memoiial to the oil will be located at the site of the flist well ever This is al out two miles from Titusville on tho line of the Pennsylvania Coroner rendered verdict Jessie Hazetf ali to her death by being op Uoad with in her The coroner aldo nnds that act Vab piemedltatedand for pose of rol lior l tbu i ho mino at ilp of in IVtor ot Oiokson pushed cu into was with it and car and ion to the u ushuil to a finest brother he bad npthing of Ill fiftysix now WP f f to see the brother will operblma home and a gbare porofort ii ar the slli fot only Wesor m
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