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Greenville Evening Record Newspaper Archive: February 6, 1908 - Page 1

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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                EVENING MET IN EYRES OFFICE flie TeffiTcUons had been made In ac cordance with figures furnished by who brought them personally i to The architect made the I deductions at Snyders accord Auditor General Snyder Took Bills lag to Returns Snappy The witness was nervous when Gilbert began his crossexamination to Philadelphia to Obtain Hustons Approval WARRANTS WERE THEN ISSUED but he soon regained his composure and returned snappy answers to the Tsstlmony of Stanford Ar chitect Hustons Tends to Establish Conspiracy Among Ds In Capitol Architect Joseph Huston virtually turne1 states evidence by proxy against his Contractor former Auditor General for mer State Treasurer and for mer Public Building Superintendent in the trial for conspiracy In the Dauphin county Through his Stanford the who remained in seclusion In his room at a hotel near the court house and was accessible only to his lawyers and confidential gave damaging testimony ngalnst Sander and the former state Lewis was on the witness stand all day and at the close of his direct tentlmony he was subjected by Gilbert of counsel for Mathues and to a most searching crossex which will be continued when the trial is resumed Lewis has been called several times by the but It was not UBtll this time that the defense re his testimony of sufficient im portance to crossexamine Gilberts questions at the start were keen and pitiless tint Lewis gritted Ills gave evasive answers and finally refused to Lewis Shared the When Scarlet of counsel for the commonwealth attempted to come to the rescue of Lewis ho was reminded by Gilbert that Judge Kunkel was here to see that the proprieties were insisted that was a partner of Huston in the etpftol work and was refusing to re veal Ms true relation to this contract for fear of incriminating Lewis denied Then Gil bert tried to compel Lawls to tell what percentage of profits of the capltol contract ho was receiving under an agreement Lewis1 re luctnnf nilittlUed thatlie ioei veil a percentage of Hustons but said tho amount was his own When he was finally direct ed by Judge Kunkel to answer the question he stated that he was to get 8 percent He strenuously denied he ha1 over made a statement to that if Snyder would pot a stamp the witness and Huston would be respon sible for measurements in the capllol j trying to force to explain why deductions were mide from bills for metallic furniture over signature if tho architect did not consider himself responsible for measurements Gilbert mot with ail unexpected Lewis rtecjaroij If you want furniture now is the time to buy whon you can find everything in stock that ie needed to make your home look If you anticipate camping out or spending the summer in your cottage it will pay you to look over our selection of cot tage beds Just the thing for You can use them on your porch or lawn in the daytime and use them for a bed at night Our evergrowing trade en ables us to carry a full line of Furniture which we eell at such teasonable prices that we never have anything sbut staples on Our goods were cleaned up to the limit A visit to our store will sat isfy you as it has many others that we hare the right goods at the right THE QIBSON FURNITURE THE BIQ STORE i Lewis was explaining why the de ductions were made by Huston to the bills for the metallic furniture whpn the court adjourned for the Judge Kunkel dispensed with todays session to allow one of the jurors to attend the funeral of his brothers Lewis is under two Indictments on charges of conspiracy Involving He stated in his dlrecl testimony that In the early part of he and Huston were ordered by der to add the footings of the bills to the certificate of the architect Issued on bills rendered by Sanderson so that Snyder might be able Identify the bills by the This testimony was for the purpose of showing that Snyder changed the certificate so that responsibil ity for checking up capltol furnish ings would be shifted to Huston in stead of on Snyder and ns superintendent of grounds and was required by law to certify to all the furnishings dellvored the Met at Eyres A letter written by Snyder to Hus ton on April was Identified by The letter read that there were two certificates attached to a bill Snyder received the previous day which did uot have the architects signature and that Snyder would meet Huston at room Arcado the tallowing when tie architect could sign This is the office of Larry whom Shumaker succeeded as superin tendent of grounds and buildings and who was once superintendent for tho capltol building Lewis explained that he and Huston met Snyder at Eyres office and that Sny der had warrants payable to Sander together with Invoices for furni Huston signed tho after which he and Lewis went leaving Snyder at the The de fense fought hard against the admis sion of this but was overruled by Judge Lewis also testified that In pursu ance of a letter written by Shumaker to Huston on April the two men in the architects office lu Sriunmlef produced a schedule for statesupplies for that year and usked H niton to u fair maximum price to bo fixed for items from 21 to I capitol furnish incs on which contractors could The prices wore fixed but no changp made in the language of Ihe sched ule Tho object of this testi mony was to show hat the schedule was prepared absolutely by Shumaker and his associates and included the item under which Sanderson sold furniture to the stato at the rate of per When this schedule was about to be read by Cun ningham to tho jury a remark made j by Bergner of counsel for the de fense to the newspaper men that the statp had given evidence to the press hat wan not evidence yet brought a vigorous protest from Lawyers Fire Hot Dont address the jury said I am not addressing the Jury 1 am just talking to your tho newspaper retorted I know all about your press bu snapped But I dont propose to have you make such remarks before the I call the courts attention o Borgnors re said Scarlet addressing the Judge Kunkel said After showing HEP REGULAR CUT UP Sharpsville Man Says John Doe Gashed Him Eleven Times and Shows Jury OLD JOHN DOE pareiT th sptlcTar rurnTfiife upon which Sanderson was given Has Bee Making Trouble for contract the commonwealth ofTerei testimony to prove Hint Snyiler practl dictated Ihe preparation of th quantities This hook speciflet how much and the kind furniture there was to go Into iaeh room of the capltol and the Item number under which It was to be The states lawyers claim thin evidence shows that Shurnakor and Snyder con trolled absolutely the making of al plans for capltol furniture and that Hustons duties In thin respect were merely Snyder Responsible for Lewis also testified In his direct tes tlmony that the request of Snydnr he prepared u list of capltol furniture from the quanUtloB plan mid from Ho produced his orig inal He said after his list was made up it was submitted to and the latter changes in The puses of the book were not signed by Huston and Shiimaker certi fying to Its correctness until some time in about the time of the election of State Treasurer The commonwealth expects to closu Us case The defense will Im mediately uslc that It be nolle pressed on the ground the commonwealth has not proved Its Should ths overrule this motion the defense will attempt to show that Sandersons contract was granted legally aud that under it ho was permitted to measure furniture by the surface that he fulfilled his contract to the and Ihe state officers involved did not do anything unusual In pass ing the In the iminnor PLAIN ALICE THAW AGAIN Marriage to Earl of Yarmouth An nulled by English Binell president of the divorce has granted the Countess of who was Miss Alice Thaw Pitts a decree nullifying her mar riage to the Karl of hoard In prJvtfterAt the time the commencement of the proceedings everyone uot actually engaged in the case was excluded from the The case was practi cally and the hearing lasted for only half an The attired in a fashionable black wan but the Earl ot Yarmouth was in Only four witnesses were They worn the Countess of Yarmouth her a doctor appointed by the court and an American lawyer who proved the The coun tess gave evidence in support of her allegation that the marriage had never been consummated and the maid testl ified that the earl and the countess had been living as mau anil Accord ing to the evidence of the the Earl of Yarmouth was capable of con summating the but counsel for the plaintiff contended that this did affect the allegation that the marriage had not been era Sharpsville John Doo alias John Pow aggravated assault and Thomas Hendis Bays ho triet in Sharpsville and they had a friendly Shortly after they met again on December when the defendant put the knife In which was very rude In John There were two other nipii with him when he cut prosecu Wounds sliown olfvn in John Shaffer saw the bu did not know which man did the Secatch identified the pris oner as the man with the knife am various otherwitnesses saw the cut ting and alleging that do fendant was a regular The defendant says he heard some trouble In next saw men scuffling with I never cul him ami never carry a I saw the other men then was afraid and I Andy Volko says Hendis had a knife and Steve the knife from him and cut The other men threw Hendis down and John Powllck ran I am sure Pow lick had nothing todo with the cut ting he was or 20 feet away when It Motions and The cases agaist Joe lames Saranolla and Frank also Andy McLean have been with ilrawn by district who thinks the evidence Insufficient to nsure Carmine Vellona continu ed to April Skipped Cohens recognizance forfeited also that of Joe TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF j Jury lu the case of the state against Ben Dlckerson for the murder ofCatherine Hughes returned a verdict of man anV slaughter shed up all our work In a short unless we receive some sub adopted stantial orders In the we resolutions authorizing an issue of will have to MEN LAID OFF Baldwin Locomotive Works at Phila delphia Have No Ten thousand men have boon laid off since Decem ber by the Baldwin locomotive works of this city because of a lack of or ders for Samuel Vauc a member of the in speaking of the conditions at the No substantial have come in since have received a few scattered orders and we are work upon these now Whereas we were out Bbout ollveB are fin 2 CENTS PHU QTVIULLSIORKD Army of Unemployed Men Eager to Work as Labor ers at Pittsburg BUT Will BE EMPLOYED Unofficial Estimates Place Number of Unemployed Persona In Pittsburg at Betweeh and Oc cupations nearly in bonds for a city i Our full working force Is about 19 me knOoldllS nt the city hail for for a fire department and but the lack of orders has com work full1P8 belnS Prodded for Lane Wants Vote on Because o oppositt9n to the p statue rotunda of the new state capitol at David Lane of this chairman of the Republican ctty has suggested that thn question be put to a vote of the people of the The legislature appro priated for the erectioa of i statue of the late senator Caplto park at Harrisbiirg and there ha been more or less criticism of the action of the legislature Lane was appoint ed a member of tho commission to carry out the action of the He is opposed to placing the statue in Capitol park and wants It erected in the capitol for a market The Cheaa polled us to lay off workmen The heaviest lay peake nail which closed down ofls started about shortly before will resume work on Monday giving employ ment to 175 idle employes at reduced thousand What has been responsible for this was Lack of orders not only from American but European Ja pan IR in financial trouble and is send ing us no orders at It is the sami men formerly employed not only in but sylvanla Steel company at have been called back to work after on enforced Idleness of more than a large dairy barns and creamery of OMara located out Bennett Brook were destroyed by One horse and eleven cows The loss is esti mated at Charged with criminal assault upon his married sister and the attempted murder of his Luni Oolsmlth is in jail Klrt near Lynching is Brand Whltlock of this city is positively countries from celved Combs Made of Old A mountain of oM boots mid iniliMcrlbably liiilrwritwbly iu the factory Well make combs out of xnil the combs Unit will pass i trough the pcrfutneiJ am lustrous lixUs of the must boiiutinil Scums Yel its a That Is what bo of all the worlds old are turned into The Icnllicr is first cut Into small pieces and Immersed two in a chloride of afraid of especially those lurk sulphur buth Ihcn It Is dried Ing on and around He in sists that he be paid In new old bills being too tainted for Bax ter has sued the Butler Passenger Railway company to recover damage for loss of a leg in a street car collision on Lyndora line July Baxter alleges the brakes were Snowstorm Delays snowstorm accompanied by high winds tied up few minutes after she had allayed the fears of her friends by saying Donf fear for ray health 1 will probably 11 y itJan body of thlfe place wan seizedwith heart failure and block houses belonging 10 the Duquesiio Coal company at Bradenvllle has The houses had been vacant since the shutting down of the This is the second flre incendiary origin at Brudenville within the New Struchmachor was burned almost to a crisp and her aged mother was prob ably fatally burned while attempting to extinguish the five in the girls The girls dress Ignited from an open She died in great New boy were badly hurt here in a coasting ac niiil ground to powder tliou It is mixed withglue or uj pressed Into win It It makes gooil but I pn Tcr the rubber OUCH Ex The 1robubly in uo other ilupurtiuonl sar turlul Is there exhibited so much in clirforenco to considerations is In the The fal lacy of all perhaps in regard to tha flHiee of an overcoat Is Uial terms and warmth fire synony opposed the city charities department atths rate of 100 a Pittsburg has been brought suddenly to a realization of the desperate condition of many of its Estimates place the number who are idle and in want at between and Only of these can bo given employment immediately by the Every charitable organ nearlyalways the suburban trolley lines and so1 cidonl whcn C0nided witi riously interfered with the running of railroad particularly in the mountain All branch lines connecting with the Pennsylva nia railroad at Cresson are closed and he pointed out to the jury that it flftoou feet of snow somo of was within the discretion of the court to annul the marriage If it was proved that it had not been The Karl of Yarmouth did not de fend the his lawyer satisfying himself with pointing out that the evidence of the doctor removed any stigma placed upon the earl by thu evidence of tho plaintiff and that there were no grounds upon which the countess havesued for The main line across tho moun tain was kept open with the greatest difficulty and by using additional a wagon laden with Edison age had his oar torn off and his jaw who was WHS hurt by the horse fulling upon bed for the sole use of persons injured in automo bile accidents is to be endowed in the the overcoat Is a tax cm llio resources of tlic organism and destroys thu Iciiiiiiaiy a good liiMilatlng cloth is iiniinlctl in What a Singleton 1 il i u qucs oM Lomo on I lots a woman al mean what Wedder l During courtship but marriage ynii Chl izatlon in the city is snowed under by the storm of applications for fuel to keep out the even livery time a private concern offers a single job of representing ail walks of and every degree of are hand almost Instantly and fighting among each other to secure the Not until an army of men actually stormed city hall in search was the situation fully made Still greater crowds are looked and In order to handle the throng four extra clerks have been allowed the civil service commission and other emergency arrangements Applicants securing blanks must fill them out and secure the signatures ot three citizens who will vouch for Naturalized citizens must show their The applications are filed and the men will be drawn in the order their names are received as rap idly as Employment under tho city will be gin for some this through the special councilmanlc bond issue of for repairs and regrading work in the Through this work will be provided for men work ing six days a week or on half Beside the councils has un consideration about elable of likely will be ati soon an About of this will go to cost material and other Items outside the wages for The figured on the same basis as the should give em ployment to about men on full time aud anywhere from to 000 inen on part VIVISECTION OF Caid Near Sir Harry who has been in tho hands of the bandit Raisuli for the last seven is within four hours ride ot Tangier and probably will be released The British government has finally succeeded in bringing their ne gotiations with Raisuli to a close and Surgeon Thinks Incorrigible Might Be in return for the release of Cald Mac power on all All passenger new Garelson hospital here by mem trains from the west are arriving from twenty minutes to an hour Former Altoona Official Seeden exchief of police ot this U age Another MarkingDown Sacrifice on COATS and FURS We have 47 Coats and 50 pieces of Purs we must sell Regardless of These garments and furs must go for what they will Furs at the price we offer them at is a good in vestment to carry for another If we continue business we would not sell these goods at these Are you getting your share Zl M MERMANS bers of tho Quaker City Ladies Motor The dceil of gift provides that persons Injured in accidents to their own cars will have the first right to tho those injured by reckless or careless motorists only being allowed to use it when no motorcar owner Is occupying start railroad commission has appointed Harry Culvert of Pittsburg secre tary and John Dohonoy of Harris burg Both of the appointees are newspaper men and personal friends of Governor on whose recommendation they were An attorney and other officers of the commission will be appointed The salary of tho secretary is a year and that of the marshal Van Meter has been arrested charged with wife Coroner after a post mortem gave a verdict that Van Meter died from ar senical poison administered by her husband with Intent to Van Me it Is pift the poison in a coffee Several persons who dined with Van Meter heearne but Van Meter was not It is said he afterward destroyed the coffee pot and a saucer in which poison had been An at tempt was made to wreck the home of Father a Slavish at A bomb was exploded beside the but little damage was Father Patrick OByrne was at Monday by unknown parties and the theory now is that he wan mistaken fqr Father The mo tive for the attempt upon the lite of Father Flast it attributed to the re tent refusal of the priest to oBoUta at christening because at Benefit to dean of the Cleve land Homeopathic Medical recently urged vivisection of criminals and of incorrigible youths for the ben efit of Buys a Cleveland special dispatch to the Chicago Inter Of what uso to tho world la the habitual lawbreaker he Is he not u public a burden to society Isnt it better that he be placed under the care of skilled sur geons and that medical science may benefit Much more Lean will pay to Raisuli guarantee him protection and im Doctor Cut In Sau bisected body of Moss of Palo was found on a railroad tnMk near Morgaa chief of police of threo milos west of this committed suicide by firing a bullet through his It is telligeut and accurate results might be that the cause for his rash act Was from the use of human beings that he was hroodlug over the hillins than from the use of rabbits and ot a negro during the Christinas non such j days while attempting to arrest AN WINTER RESORT Americas foremost All tho Year Recreation and Rent nerous 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