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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING ESTARfcLISHED MARCH 2 SMNSATIONIS 1 PROMISED TO TEACH FRUIT rtlltll House of Represeilitativcs Orders Investigation of Charges Made by SPEAKER NAMES A COMMITTEE Connecticut Congressma ns Allegations Against Electric Boati Company to Blfted to the Dottoi Mem bers of Congress HaveA Been March resolution providing for an of the charges made by LlliW of Connec ticut that members of nhe naval af lairs committee had unduly in fluenced in rocommendlnifk certain sub marine torpedo boats reported to the house of representatives by Daltell from the committee on rules and adopted by the The NUbject had been under fllonslderation by the committee for Jtwo Speaker Cannon announcefil the follow ing committee to conducfct the inves tigation and Without a dis senting voice the resolution was adopt Lilley was but made no T The committee reporfy is accompa nied by a stenographic report of the proceedings before the on rules on on vfvhlch day Lilley appeared before committee and read the following st I propose to show ti hat for several years prior to the Lesse r investigation into the Holland its succes the Electric Boat c main tained in Washington an organized lobby for the purpose of influencing legislative approprlatloi is in ot the Holland boat and thjbt It had under annual retainer General Bppa exUnltdid States Sena tor Kerr and 1 Thousands for That for several rears Ellhu vice presk ent of the said was a1 Ant Washington during o and that he has of money in furnish nuousvisitor at ongresslonal BBS spent large sums g entertainment to members of congr ess and that his expenditures along tl its line amount to thousands dollar That the senate annendment to the appropriation bill of was prepared and dr ifted by the at torney for the Electr for the purpose and j c Boat company 1th the intention to eliminate competition in submarine construction and to the secre tary of the navy frpm exercising any discretion in awarding contracts for That a thorough Investigation by an impartial committee will show that large sums of money have by the Electric Boat its or contributed to campaign funds of members of congress who favor and who have favored the Elec tric Boat companys monopoly of sub marine construction also that large sums of money have been spent to ac complish the defeat of members of the naval committee who did not favor the Electric Boat That an examination of the books and records of the Electric Boat com pany and of its the Hf land Boat company show that This Is the Time of Year Everybody i Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets Aaot erLargeCon sifRmiDtJust THE large sums of money have Been from their the above Competition That continued and repeated elfoHs have been made by representatives of the Electric Boat company and Its predecessor to Influence the action of the officials Of the navy department and that such efforts in the past were so persistent and notorious as to call forth the condemnation and criticism of high ofilcfals of the whose testimony can be secured by an Investigating That from 1893 to the present time these efforts of the Electric and Hol land company have resulted In abso lutely suppressing any possibility nf competition In submarine construction and awarding ofall either by specific appropriation or by legisla tive appropriations skilfully to this company without possibility of That it can be shown upon inves tigation that certain representatives of leading newspapers have been subsi dized and paid by the Electric Boat company for favorable newspaper arti cles and reports in behalf of the said In reply to questions by Wil liams and Dalzell In the meeting of 25 Lllley refused to give tfce names of members he had received from the Elec Hric Boat company sums of money tor campaign Shortly before the adjournment of the house Chairman Boutelle got his committee together and partly organ ized He said afterward that the organization would be completed at a meeting to be held when the question of whether to make the com mittees sessions public or private would be Report that Repre sentative Lllley was greatly Incensed by the actloi of Speaker Cannon in not making him a member of the com mittee and that he had expected to be named as Its chairman gained circula tion and became a topic of discussion after the committee assignment had been Lllley refused to discuss the Press Agent Is Scored CHARGES AGAINST DAY Presidents Critic Accused of Viola tion of Church March ChargM have been preferred by the pastor of the Methodist Epis copal church in against the chancellor of Syr acuse on the ground that Day defamed the character of Pres ident The charges been presented to the presiding elder of the New Tork conference of the Methodist to which Chancellor Day is ecclesiastically When Interviewed concerning the allegations the Cooke said it was true that he had brought charges against Chancellor He that in a book A Raid on written by Chancellor President Roosevelt was severely criticized and that In his opinion Day had violated the rules of the Methodist Episcopal church In thus assailing the Cooke stated that the specific charge pre ferred was defamation of He considered although Syra cuse university Is under obligations to the Standard Oil people by reason of n large money Chancellor Day was not Justified as a minister ot the Methodist church In assailing Presl dent The university itself is It Is expected the charges will be passed upon at the April conference of the New York Greenville Almost A Center FIQGERS WILL NOT LIE Greenville Close to Centre of One Center That Does Not Indus trial and Other In the Sunday supple ment of the New York gives some Interesting Allen tells In his of the following centres Property rells pop railroad and There Is nothing like an examina tion of statistics to upset precon ceived says For If there Is one point on which both In and out of the tlramatlc Would It Is that New York is the center of the Yet a few minutes ppent with pencil and paper and the census shows that it is nothing of the There were thirtyfour thousand seven hundred and sixty professional n the United in Draw a line east and so as to leave as many theatrical people north and south of and another line with the also dividing this class In to two equal and in this way may be found the or more the The lines will cross at or about Dearly loved is two hundred miles from the real zenith of the dramatic Allen will have to do better than Meadville is 520 miles The center of property Is farther east than any of the other It Is about seventy miles north of approximately at Since this Is located by calcula tion from the assessed su perior activity on the part of East ern as well as the concen tration of wealth in the large East Demonstration Orchard Lessons Will Be Given by State Division of Ecology of the State Department of Agriculture will establish demon stration orchards In various parts of the where public object les sons will be given for the benefit of 11 persona interested In fruit showing how to Among the places and dates for such demonstrations are the Beech niont Fruit Companys Oak Inspector March 23 and 24 Butler county March 18 and In spcctor MeCnrloj Cumbria County March 30 and Inspector Lee Clear field County March 16 and 17 Frank Doughertys W March 27 and 28 Institute for Feeble Venango Coun March 20 and Westmoreland County Greens March 25 and ern such as New might account for There is only one center which IS WILLIAM A MEDDLER JOHN BULL EXCITED Letter of Kaiser to Lord Tweed mouth Stirs Up Whole Peck of Trouble CONSIDERED AN IMPERTINENCE Although British Public Dont Know What Letter Contained It Is Angry Anyway Because It Dislikes the En tire Hohenzollern March outburst Of stands perfectly still to be anger against Emperor William on the It the geographical which part of the British equaling nnd of will remain that caused by the German emperors Inp northern approximately famous cablegram to President Kruger at Smith Smith at the beginning of the Boer has Is the rellg followed the announcement made by Ions well Times that Emperor William had is the center of influence the British na val pollcy by a secret correspondence is the center of higher Allen unys It Tweedmouth flrBt Iord ot The Germanophobe Is rather a coincidence that Miami never stronger than im University is located and that mediately Jumped to the conclusion sevrnl of the college fraternities had inttt Emperor William trying to their origin in that meddle in the most vital matter in The center of population is a few Great Britains national interests by miles frtm underhand and the public at The political center is at Kankafirst shared that while parlia which is in the the newspapers and the dlplo slonal district of Joseph Canmats had the greatest sensation they nonj had enjoyed for many a The mat Is the railroad ter was considered so serious that Take the of these cen Lord Tweedmouth broke his custom tors Just says Al and the pin with which the re sult may be marked will pass of Eagle Hamilton If there la such1 a thing as the real center of the complex life of It is In that there is hamlet so poor or so remote that It can not as Proctor Knott did for that Its site is so exactly at the center of the visible that the sky comes down at exactly the same distance on every March A tor drive was held at Caawba and was participated in by 000 women and One fox was March arrested as a suspicious char was examined and twentynine March the third time in as many weeks walls were washed out and great damage has been done the Big Four railway yards by the washing out of A number of factories were unable to operate because of flooded conditions solid gold watches and a number of j damage to Traction lines brooches and diamond pins were found in his March strike has been declared at the big PeckWil suffered greatly from March Bon an eighteenyearold boy of this has confessed to starting eleven llamson About 100 are j flres because he wantpd to see the The company demanded of the mold ers that they cut their sand and re move the This the molders refused to do and walked March board of public safety and the building Inspec tors department are Jointly making an investigation of the school build ings of the In several Instances fire engines At a hearing the boy admitted the truth of the testimony of attaches of the fire marshals who declared that the prisoner was re sponsible for the one of which caused Bonnem will be examined as to his March Former Governor Myron Herrick of Cleve they have found exits doors j iand wm answer William Jennings locked and piles of rubbish In base Van March Bryans argument in favor of guaran teed bank deposits before the general He has been invited by the a age is house of representatives to appear on in the county Jail here charged with j Thursday March and on that I should like to ho your said a niuu who had been summoned on n Wlmt for I a man and I want to tuuit blm up and pay Do you mean to tell this court you Would hunt a man to pay u bill in stead of waiting for him to hunt you r your You ore 1 dont want auy n on the Jury who will lie llko Something the clitics must be u very trying pro dont auswered Senator that it Is so different In polllcs from what It is in private llfel Your friends all speak well of youjand your enemies Her painted this portrait of nigelf some weeks ago Oad ilngsiiooklng at the picture of a young good memory you naval the poisoning of his wife by adminis tering strychnine to her in small doses under the pretext of giving a powder prescribed by the family physi cian to relieve the March body of a man found in the occasion the hall of that body will be reserved In the same fashion as upon the occasion of Bryans March meet demands of Incoming Indica tive of general resumption of building the plant of the Sandusky ary hastening to say The letter from the German em peror Is purely a personal communica there is no reference in It to the British naval Explanation Dont Lord Tweedmouth visited the house of commons and conferred with the Liberal The cabinet met aft It had been announced at first that Herbert Henry chancel lor of the would make a statement concerning the matter next but the public was so excited and so many members ot parliament had given notice that they would ask questions in the lower house about the correspondence that the decided something must be done at Asqulth therefore appeared In house of commons at the close of its sitting and made a brief state FORESAW THE The Usher Knew What the Aniwer of His Chirges Would The temperance orntor of he Is sure oft a respectful In the past It was not At the be ginning of the temperance movement drinking uicn came to our meetings for no other purpose than to Interrupt and The orator had to bo rery careful In bin had to look out lest he give his hearers an opening for some opportune but ribald I he when they began temperance work here In Wash A series of meetings was held in a largo The audiences were always but they Interrupted In the end an exprize tighter was hired to sit every night in the ob streperous gallery and keep order one night the orator contrast ed the clean content of home life with and at his climax he cried in Impassioned tones What do we want when we return from our dally toll What do we de sire to ease our to gladden our to bring smiles to our faces and song to our lips Here the orator paused for and the conscientious prize fighter tip toed hurriedly to the front of the gal shook his finger at bis unruly charges and said In a threatening stage whisper the first feller among ye wot says he Ingtou As Good A s the MAKES INGENIOUS PLEA The Storm Last Night Was General Windstorm Sweeps March The highest March Wind felt In Chicago for three years wrought havoc in the downtown The which at times reached a velocity of fiftyfive miles an blew down ohlmaeya and smashed In several store fronts In the In the of Gage which IB flooded with Water on account the rapid thaw of the last few the wind drove water into Waves which rolled Into the first floors of A funeral at West Fiftysixth street and Camp bell avenue was interrupted by ap parent Impossibility of carrying the casket from the house to the It was found necessary to procure stones and timbers and build a bridge thirty feet long before the hearse could be Troops Leave March United States troops which were ordered to to suppress mining riots three months will break camp return to their sta tions at the Presidio and Nothing is known officially at the war department of the preparedness of the state to take over the responsi bility of preserving Gary Elected United States March Gary of Abbeville has been elected succeed Asbury Latlmer In the United States Gary was elected on the fourth receiving eightyone The legislature con vened in special session last Tuesday for the purpose of Knocking the Gardner March tives of the New York Shipbuilding Gilbert Argues Plausibly In Behalf of company of and Of the Capitol Union iron works of San Sjirchl have Informed the house committee sixth week of the capltol trial closed onlabor that if the Gardner eighthour When Lyman CfjlBert finished a bill becomes a law they will have to J A kmtw i fii An nine and mtng on beha exc what had been done by former speech in desist from bidding on govwnoMBt of former State former Audi e contended OoVn had done nothing Wfarcfe ment to a crowded house Ooyernor The case Withdrawn the deposit he htd put up amid profound silence Lord Tweed the defendants had not been with local sportsman an a forfeit to mouths explanation that the corre p handled by the he as Wnd a match with Jack the annnilnnnm iiron i spondence was purely It Is a declared the chancel that on 18 Lord Tweed mouth received a letter from the Ger man It was a purely per sonal and private con ceived in an entirely friendly My noble friends answer was equally private and informal and neither the letter nor Its answer was known or communicated to the I may add that in view of certain sugges tions which have been made that be Gilbert said that one case would have answered all purposes and one Jury could have determined i The closing of his address was and the bringing of a number American negro of actions was very sharply March nln In a GOhorsepower French ear completed 100 miles In 72 minutes direct appeal to the jurymen to stand fast and not be swerved by popular He paved the way tor this plea by declaring the case had been one of scandal and libel and that if the 6415 breaking oU worlds record of 76 4015 Operators Salt Msjch were 8aUafled wages of every telegraph operator come to Its final decision with regard to the naval estimates for this Curiosity These explanations only stimulate curiosity and Instead of ap peasing and a strong demand is heard everywhere for the publication of both Nothing else will sat isfy the British public and probably this will be done The only hints regarding the nature of Emperor Williams letter which have leaked from the inner circle are that it was an to refute fre quent assertions in leading English newspapers that the German naval program was animated wholly by hos tility to Great If this proves to be the true version of the the whole sensation may collapse as quickly as it but if the letter was of the nature suggested by the Times it will be equally as damaging to the government to publish or with duty to but that they should Railroad company have been reduced remember there was sometimes Justt to a ficatlon for bringing in an unpopular verdict and that they would be forever convicted themselves If they brought In a verdict of conviction of the de fendants when they were not proven The British Britishbred whether they It had been expected to have be or even Percy Allen Rose of Johnstown begin are superior to all others In quality the speech for but the hr and There is some strange was so late that the court adjourned until Helpful Housthoid Lovely chicken salad may be made and admirable in oui1 soil and climate which puts a stronger fiber and a more enduring stamp of excel lence into the live stock bred In our Islands than are found in the same breed or species in any other part of by adding chopped vsal to any thine the over from river at Steelton has been Identified j Portland Cement company at Bay as that of Millard Bowman of Mifflln1 Bridge has resumed work with a full j hold unless Lord Tweedmouth Columbia Bowman was Several hundred men are affectshould he repudiated and thrown over one of seven men to lose their lives The plant was closed early in De in the collapse of the bridge on 10 March Slade Clark bankers and brok ers of this have announced their cember owing to the financial strin The Castalla Portland Cement William comPans nt also March William assignment for the benefit of who shot and killed The firm has been a member of the Silas on a street In Philadelphia stock exchange since this city the evening of May The present position of the affair embarasses the government im mensely and brings a shower of criti cism upon Lord It would be a delicate matter to ask Emperor Williams permission to publish a pri vate letter and he may voluntarily authorize that this be Dont Like If the relations between Great It is understood the failure has been arrested at nrltall and Qermany were not so is No cause Is j and will be brought back to Blair tne actlon n writing the trln1 lutin hart March mourn ing her daughter age as dead for nearly two Victoria Petryowskl found her in a county for who had bo a been working for a contractor in or an returned here the day of the murder but Oerraany a bugbear to a large learning that his common law proportlon of the BrmBh wno with March Maumee Mver has become a raging steel and jammed it Hons All streets and cellars la streets the river are flooded and the water continues hovel in Cherry street living with wlfe had gone out to flrmly belleve she in deliberately plan Alvin a Despite the meet went in search of the nlnB war and trying to soothe Brit mothers pleadings the girl would not and KieetlnB tnem on isb suspicions until she la go back home and insists en living shot Emperor William has tried hard March a Bights to gain English friendship by deliberation the jury in the case of paying a visit to England and other Danato di accused of murdering but the Germanophobes re Misi Forrest Foyd by shooting her to believe these overtures were on the streets ot re made in good He Is a profuse of guilty of osurder and impulsive letter writer and is said recom to have written other British ministers was overcome when previously to addressing Lord Tweed P and sober second thought may Wild from Jeal cojavlnce Englishmen that they The done an In the mean the March FranU De superintendent of the house oy hag called the A I play or an sot tbj granite recommended time the newspapers are saying that At there if a he should wake any i i To the woman who Royal is the greatest of time and labor Makes home baking a pleasure and a profit The only Baking Powder mado fromRoyalGrapeCreunofTaittf Witt minimum trouble and cake pastry are made clean and   

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