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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING S8TABLJ8HED 2 CENTS PER HAS NO HOPE Slayer of Grace Brown Has Exhausted all the Legal Machinery of the Courts in Vain GILLETTE New York Court of Appeals Af firms His Conviction of Grace Browns Murder BEALESJJANK FAILS Concern of Which Congressman Is President Shuts Up Leech burg Banking company of this place has closed Its No cause can be assigned for the suspension of The bank Is a private insti tution and Is capitalized at the president being Congressman The cashier of the bank is Ed ward while the assistant cashier te Charles son of Congressman as a partner in the Leechburg Banking filed an application In the prothonotarys office here ask tag that the Safe Deposit and Title Guaranty company of be appointed receiver for the Leechburg Judge Patton granted the Hill gave the assets of the company an and the lla MUties ns and declared the institution Is perfectly Judg ments aggregating were en tered against the bank and its stock holders by the Safe Deposit and Title Guaranty the Armstrong County company and the Farmers Na ttoiial bank of this have not received the full particulars on the failure of the Lcechburg Banking com of which I am said fiopresentative Joseph Tho bank pimply ran out of This was caustjrf1byittws YS oMfcfttthorertraB been a great many foreigners who do posited their savings In the Institution and had drawn them out to send to their nativs sountrles faster than the bank could tolled its outstanding been no defalcation what ever ann who has money deposited n ihe bank will bo paid In All obligations of the bank will be as soon as it can realize Tta COURT REJECTS HIS DEFENSE udge Who Writes the Opln i j Declares Prosecutions Theory Was Amply Sustained by Evidence j and by Gillettes Actions After court of appeals has decided that Chaster Gillette of must die In the electric chair for thn murder of his sweetheart Grace or Brown of South Chenaugo near Big MOOBO lake In the Adlrondacks on July The court affirms the Judgment of convic tion ol murder In the first degree and the sentence of death rendered at the extraordinary term of the supreme court lu Herktmer Gillette Is In one of the death cells at The court will soon fix a new date for his The opin ion of the court reviews the story of the case and holds while the con viction was upon circumstantial evi the counoel for Uie prosecution made thorough investigation and pro duced evidence establishing the fact that the death of Miss Urown was due to a crime and not to an The unanimous opinion of the written by Judge riddlas the story tbld by Gillette that Grace Brown Jumped from the boat and was simple and vnoiesome iisiilo from hor relations Gil ho lifr to have been a Klrl ot pun character and of unusual Intelligence and Tho journoy ot thn which for her ended in the bottom of Dig Moose Judeie Miscode must have been born of the theory on tin pnrt of the woman that It would lend to It could have presented no other reasonable or lawful The time had passed when deslltjt would prompt such a trip as the cover or opportunity for mnre Illicit enjoy A condition existed which only could be relieved in a legitimate way by and the defendant has testified that at that time ho loved the girl and Intended to marry the opinion goes grimly every significant step taken by him seems to have led from this con Judge Hiacock accepts as valid the theory ot the prosecution that Gillette beat the wretched girl upon the head and face with his ten nis tumbled her unconscious body Into the lake and fled through the woods to keep his appointment with the other drowned in the Judge Uiscock asi crlbes impressive unnaturamess to the principal features of Gillettes He alludes to several points which Btlll further Impeach Its truthfulness Workmen Have Narrow i lee Jam in the Lphlgh river near Nesquahou Ing In the Panther Creek valley al most resulted In the drowning of a dozen workmen who were driving a tunnel to drain the water from the mines of the Lehlgh Coal and Naviga tion The Jam formed near the mouth of the and the river overflowing washed large pieces of ice Into the tunnel and filled It to a depth of five feet before rock men were aware of their They i were able to wade out with great diffi culty in water up to their leav ing their tools Shortly after their escape the tunnel was completely BrotherinLaw Slew police have redoubled their efforts to secure the capture of Abe Rosenthal of Phlla whOj dcflcioncion and improbabilities in his killed his Lewis there are repeated contra In the office of the Wide dictions by a large number of Awake shirt of which was nesses who apparently had no interest j Tha police say Kosvnthal in telling anything but the Hy was the party who called on Claw Gillettes own as viewed by j son that they hurt a quarrel and that wo see Gillette emerg ing from this he made no outcry for and with ap parent composure turning to other while ho left the body of the woman ho says he loved bettor than Tho best remedy today for all Ktomuch troubles is which is guaranteed to give prompt It IB a natural dlgestant it digests what you it is pleasant to Sold by Harry any one else and intended to lying uiirocovercd and unsought the bottom of I lie Grace the Judge Tils cock describes as bavins been brought UP a In aij ajujareiiUy shot the manufacturer because Clawson was jealous of the pres ence of a young girl ns bookkeeper and stenographer in I ho Claw it in refused to get rid of his pretty ottlce girl and this is the reason Itosenlhiil called on Take DeSViUs uuit Bladder They promptly relieve back anil weak Sold by WOOL DRESS Second Floon An Early Spring Showing1 of Black and Colored Wool DresH The 1908 Spring Season has Introduced the greatest variety of Marquisettes and wool and silk wool These are in all the new as well as standard and show stripes and checks in shadow effects of contrasting rotruary 19th McCresry and Wood Street at Sixth Its iii 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A visit to our store will sat isfy you ae it has many others that we have the right goods at the right THESQIBSON FURMTUKE THE D1Q TBISTAT6 NtWo BRIEF cold weath er has checked the threatened flood body of an unidentified man wiis found floating down the Susquchatina river at Id nib one of the biisinusis of tlo was found hanging to a rafter In a suspended I lie entire Republican pftyie force mid ap new Urmot Ohio rail way commission Investigate the wreck in which eljjlit were killed in a grade evoking collision an id lev of more months the Stewart iron Compaqs blast furnace has affording employment to 200 of the discharge of jj dllly driver be tween 700 and 800 Jiben employed by the Henrietta Coal at Duulo are on age and his baby grandson were crefeatud when the homo of Richard Car In thie city was destroyed by by a small piece of several days Michael Tomllingus failed to pay any attention to the Ifround until blood poisoning i Friend paper mills at near were damaged by fire to the amount of blaze is from was received here that Andrew Carnegie had offered for the city The United labor congress adopted a unanimous rcsOlutionagalnst president of the Blowers and Gather ers suites that wage scales have been signed and that a majority of the Independent glass fac tories will reopen in a few Twentyfive members of fashionable fam ilies of Bryn a have been quarantined In a private school building In that The quarantine is due to an outbreak of scarlet John leged escaped from the coun ty jail by prying through the galvan ized celling and sliding to the ground by means of a rope made with bed live garter twentyone inches was found inside a chicken being prepared for lie table at the home of Henrie in this The chicken is supposed to have swallowed the snake while the reptile was very The Great river is steadily fallinnand all danger of inundation has Res idents along the river secured largo quantities of carp which were lefthlrfh and dry when tlio waters Tho lish from four to ten are searching for Mary the wife of Frank oC Cripple who is an attorney for he Amer ican Federation of Labor In the She is heir to a fortune of left by John her a former dill llcothn brick Believing 11 woman is better for being John Hortu of a Homestead rigged up a whipping his wife and with it castigated her every third day whether she needed it or He has been held in bail for Wis the who made an active canvass for councilman from the Sev enth was shamefully snowed un der by Charles a powerful mem ber of the Republican Wlstors campaign slogan consisted of the single East who was n jail here charged with robbing the Pennsylva nia railroad companys station at has been set Despite the ef forts of an army of to prove that he was Jack a notorious no evidence that could connect Murray with the robbery was a small town near John a while crazed by a long con tinued attack of attempted to murder bis Ho crawled out of bed seizing a slashed tie throat of his thirteenyearold daugh ter so that she soon He than attacked his elevenyearold slashing hn throat so that he may His wife screamed for help and the man was convention for the reorganization of the West Virginia State Federation ot was held The reorganiza tion wag rendered necessary through split that developed last fall over the charges preferred against John Nu gent of one faction hav Jne declared Nugent removed from Office and another exonerating him from a charge of being tajae to the principles of union ITS ALL RIGHT The States Palace of Graft Gets Nothing but Praise From ExGovernor Pennypacker Pcnnypacker Declares on Oath That GnurJy State Capitol Is Great Achievement liHD SCARLET AGREES WITH HIM former Governor as Witness for De Pleads Ignorance of Irregulari ties In Trimming Famous State Has Faith In Governor Pennypacker was a most Im portant witness at the state capltol conspiracy trial In the Dauphin county Ponnypacker was president of the board of directors and buildings during the construction and equipment of the His colleagues on the board were former Auditor General Snyder and former Slate Treasurer Its executive officer was for mer Superintendent The governor was called as a witness for these three former state 1onnypacker told of the selec tion of Joseph Huston by the board to prepare the plans and specifications for the capitol furnishings and of the award of fle said extraordinary precautions had befcn taken to safeguard he common wealth in the payment of the hills by requiring the and the super intendent of grounds and buildings to certify to them and the contractor to make oath to their He was asked if Huston was re quired under his contract with the board as architect to supervise Ihe manufacture of the furnishings and whether it was his duty to weigh and measure the ijpr the commonwealth objected ground the contract spoke for it self and that the former governors testimony was The ob jection was sustained by Judge Kun kel and the defense look an Lewis Letter in Ponnypackor was not on the statement of Stanford assistant to that the famous Huston letter to former Attorney Gen eral Carson was prepared at a confer ence between Snydor and Lewis and thai it was made to dovetail into other letters written by persons connected with the capitol This letter was put in evi dence by the defense prior to the ex amination of Pennypacker ant1 he may bo examined uuon it when he j Is He wax still upon Ihe stand when court adjourned and Scarlet stated that he would continue his crossex amination after the The adjourned until tomorrow to enable Mnlhues to attend ibe funeral of his William i Prospect Delaware 1 Penuypacltor admitted under crossexamination that lie did not know that had been paid by Sny der and Mat buns to Sanderson with out the approval of tin board or that on the date of the adop tion of the resolution by the board re quiring the architects certificate on the that bad been paid to Sanderson in excess of Hus tons estimate on the cost of the fur Capitol a Great Ho was asked if he understood from the Quantities plans and the quan tities books a sofa for which Sanderson charged the state could have been billed lor Counsel the defense objected and Scarlet withdrew lie Asked how long he relied upon the certificate of the Penny packer replied that he might say to the present He added that he had no reason for thinking that Hun ton did not do us fully as he could the work he was culled upon to If you are asking me for a judg he 1 think it is a great Scarlet than asked the former governor bow long bin reliance upon the architect continued and the an swer As 1 it continues down to the present time unless I am shown reason to the The commonwealth showed in tha crossexamination of James Steven Sandersons that bills for furniture for the senate and amounting to more than were Made out at so many feet in bulk and paid In the course of Sandersons busi ness and that several months after ward when ordered by San derson to make out detailed sim ply took Bum of feet and ap portioned It among the glean ing some information from blueprints I the remainder from Just Scattered Em Stevenson SOUM feet left and he lidded them to he rostrums of lho ccnalo and house caucus Evi dence was introduced by the defense to show that in spile of Ihe approxi mation system of billing the Sander son furniture the elate was the gainer fo the wit oat of on Sander sons bills for furniture and that San derson could have collected instead of for the Coal Tow Strikes big towboat Williams ot Plltsburg was against a pier of the rail road bridge here and four barges were Ali were heavily loaded with The flood and wind caused the BARNESSuROTfffESWEPT Cambria County Village Suffers Loss of by fire at Barnes1 Cambria on the Cresson j and Clearfleld resulted in the loss of one life and the destruction of property valued at The fire started in a small tailoring the upper story of which was occu pied by Joseph Luxenberg and his aged The son barely escaped with his although terribly burned while looking for his whom he finally concluded had been After the building was consumed her charred bones were The flames spread to adjoining buildings and do1 stroyed Max Sidman depart ment Mus sers hardware loss the Globe conducted by Hash Weak loss and Frank McMIl lens loss The Harncsboro a large was only bjtlldlng re maining on the Williams Had Much New nian who committed last carried life insurance in favor of his She may not able to collect of because of antisuicide chuisas said to be contained In some of the Greenrs Victim Edith ago who was in a sensational manner last Christmas by George who after ward shot has died in a hospi tal from her Green has al most entirely Oil City Chooses Republican Oil the first dimstn yenre a Republican mayor has been elected in Oil j The worlds record for individual howling was broken at the American bowling con gress by Arthur Wlnglur of who bowled CI9 in three The previous high record was made by Jones of who scored1 683 at Indianapolis In Associated Press j LiiiuT Erle Man Wins Despite Charge of Buying Drinks for indi cate the Democrats have elected the city city control ler and city James John Mayor Uebels opponent on the Republican did not attempt to put up a fight against tha present offi Mayor besides contest ing for the also made a cam paign for vindication of his course the which ended In his election to fill an unexplred term as Following that election pro ceedings were brought against him un der the practices it be ing among other that he bought drinks and cigars for His attorneys have fought that pro ceeding at every but the court recently decided must stand trial in March on the quo Tvarrante proceedings to remove him from which are still His reelec tion Is regarded a has been reelected city being a candidate on both of the old party A big surprise was the number of votes polled by Walter Socialist can didate for BURIED MINERS SAVED All But Oone of MidvalleyPrisoners Taken Out bill one of the 20 men and boys who were en tombed In the Midvalley colliery have been Frank a miner of Mid valley fell down a chute after the accident and was The men were entombed by a num ber of pillars of coal causing a gangway to close When the miners wore imprisoned hey gathered in a wellventilated gallery and made plans as to the best means digging their way through the The men had piclfs and shovels and began work without The Imprisoned men heard sharp raps on the steam pipe running through the drift and felt certain of being When the rescuing party penetrated to the entombed men it was found that the men had dug for a great dis tance through the fall of There were but few persons at the entrance to the drift when the rescued men reached the The men quickly made their way to their homes show Ing no bad effect of their DeWltts Hazel Salve is especially good for For sale by Harry Absolutely Pure From the most healthful of comes the chief ingredient of ROYALBAKIIM POWDER The only 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