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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING ESTABLISHED MARCH 2 CENTS PER PRISON MISS STEWART DEFENDS SELF CUJ THROAT OF WARDEN Three Convicts Attempt to Cut Their Way Through the Guards to Liberty ASSISTANT WARDEN MURDERED Cut by Who Also Attacks Warden Severely He Shootn Two of His As sailants With His Deer March den Frank Conley of the Montana pen itentiary was severely wounded and Assistant Warden John Robinson was killed by three life George Hayes and who tried to escape Robinsons throat was cut and the jugular vein Conleys throat was gashed and he was stabbed several tlmsa in the shoulder and the groin before he was able to draw his revolver and shoot down Hayes and who were armed with pocket It Is be lieved that the warden will The three convicts were taken to the office of the penitentiary by As sistant Warden Robinson to be tried before Warden Conley for some in fraction of the prison Hayes had for some months been a trusty and served as He had been placed In tho same cell with who had been considered a desperate The moment the men entered the office Rock turned swiftly on Rob who was closing the door be hind the and quickly drawing a knife slashed the deputy wardens throat so severely that Robinson fell helpless and soon At the same moment that Rock attacked Robinson Hayes drew a knife and started for who retreated to the rear of the Before Conley could draw a revolver Hayes had sprung on the warden and slashed his throat from the left ear to a point under the Conley half eluded the blow and strug gled seeing his intended victim getting stabbed the warden several times In the shoul der and the Although bleadlng Conley managed to draw a revolver and four times with the weapon pressed against Hayess abdo As Hayes sank to the floor Rock rushed at who fired two bul lets Into Rocks breast and the latter fell Both convicts will prob ably The third convict took to his heels at the beginning of the throat but he was quickly The prison officers refused to give out the names until they have Investigated whether he was concerned In the How Hayes and Rock got the knives Is not It is believed that the Infraction of the rules had been planned In order to reach the wardens whence the convicts would have a better chance to BANKER SHOOTS FIRST Black Hand Attempt on Italian Bank Results In New March attempt to rob his bank at the point of a Pasquale who con ducts a large banking and exchange business In the Italian quarter In Elizabeth In a pistol In which his Louis shot Francesco alias Gulseppe who Is dying In the hospital with five bullets In his body as a result of his attempt to hold up the A second Mlchele Do whom the police believe IB an accomplice of was arrested while running from the bank after tho For fourteen Pattl told the he has constantly received Black Hand and only a month ago the front of his bank was blown out by a bomb and scattered In the which was saved by prompt work on the part of the The closing hour of the bank was at hand and the streets in the neighbor hood were teeming with people when Pellatro entered Pauls Pattl was talking with his family when Pel drawing his declared his intention of killing the Quickly seizing a revolver on the Patti opened fire on while on the other side of the bank Louis who conducted branch postofflce In the drew his revolver and also began fir Pellatro fell to the ground with five in his while Dogos tlno was caught running from Train Covers Up a March man gled body of a woman found on the railroad tracks here was Identified as that of Mrs William Laying of thN lie police she was mur This Is the Time of Year Everybody Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets Anoter Large Con signment Just THE QIBSOH OIL MEN SUMMONED Required to Testify at Cleveland In Standard Ouster March hearing ol testimony in the governments ouster suit against the Standard Oil com started In Louis several months will be resumed in Cleve land today before a special commis Thirty oil dealers from all parts of the country have been sum moned to appear in the federal among them persons connected with the Standard and the Independent Oil Seven of the witnesses are Cleveland vice pres ident of the Standard Oil Company of Ohio secretary of the National Refining company Roy Dumeldinger and Other witnesses are Lewis Emery of James Lee of Phil Westgate of Robert Miller of Peter ii IN DETAIL DISTRESSED BY FLOOD Michigan Cities Suffer Heavy Dam age and Much March con ditions are In no sense Improved In j the districts around Albion I and Battle In the lastnamed i city they are growing steadily In Grand Rapids the crest of the flood on tho Grand river is not expected i until In Battle Creek I homes are surrounded by water and the Union Congregational church has been put to use as a shelter for homeless The Ilathbun Kratf pinning mill on McCamley Battle brick building erected on fllledln was under mined and fell into the Kalamazoo Firemen whose engines could get no nearer than n quarter of a mile fought a fire in the flood district for two hours from The Grand Trunk railroad has abandoned service through the city of Bab tie Creek and has weighted its several bridges with carlondn of At Albion the Methodist Episcopal and Presbyterian churches were being surrounded by and five stores collapsed Into the Kala irmzoo The total losses at Al bion will reach Beat Old Friend to States That In stead of Oppos ing an Audit Wanted One THE MERCER Actual As They Are Be lieved To Be By Miss Eleanor Who Has Been Threat ened with Imprisonment TO THE PUBLIC By reason of the fact that there has been so much rumor afloat and desperate because of asked Harry age fortyfive to go out with him and beg and the latter refusing a fight In which Wentzell beat and March so much talk about hospital mat years In various circus it has seemed to me that the John age becoming time has arrived when it is duo the public that a complete statement of facts with reference to the matter be I therefore submit the follow ing for the consideration of those in terested At a meeting of the Bpard of Trus tees of the Cottage State held Seplember Lyle Orr tendered his resig nation as secretary and Ireasurer and very much to my was elected secretary and Ireasurer of the The books came Into my posses sion early In October and the annual report to the State Board of Char ities was due at the end of Ihe quar This reporl was based on the record kept by Orr in the voucher record The voucher record is supposed to be a complete record of all money re Storms to The quarrel attract ed the police to the but when they entered Storms was Went zell was Government Sues Copper March gov ernment has instituted suit In the fed eral court against the Anaconda Cop per Mining company to recover the value of timber alleged to have been unlawfully cut In Mlssoula In a former In which the same litigants the gov ernment sued for com promised for OF THREE SUITES erlng himself with bed Clothing to March First j muffle tho repQrt of a revQlvert Baptist church of Altoona was w an agei Scholl of Whlteof agel and water to the hlmself through the dying Robert John Cleveland and John Grim It is expected Ihe hearing will last several Boyertown People Not March editor of the who was Injured in the recent opera house fire and panic commenting on the district attorneys failure to take says Boyertown people are much dlssatifled with the opinion of District Attorney Schaeffer that there Is nothing In the law to warrant pros ecutions of those held to blame by Ihe coroners jury for IHe opera The decision of the distrlcl at lorney has Induced several townsmen to write to Governor Stuart and a let ter was received from tho governor promising a speedy and thorough in vestigatlon of the Trlstate League March President Carpenter announces the following transactions of tho Trlstate league Contract signed With John Arthur Fred John Sundhelm with Thomas Silcox with Joseph Terms Owen Davy Released by land to Lovett Trenton to Barton Baltimore to Wil Lynch Philadelphia to Lew Of Illness and the loss of his March wife several years ago are Ihought the twoandonehalfyearold daughter i to have caused March it is threatened to break March j every bone in the body of Professor Gassaway age an principal of the Juniata nounces that he is seriously consider If Baish whipped Trouls of Martin fell into a tub of boiling water and ALL WELL WIRES BOB both from pay patients and state Against these receipts are charged all disburse At the end of each quarter a report Is made to the auditor gen showing a total of all receipts and all disbursements and a check re ceived to cover any pro j vldlng It Is duo from tho approprla tlon It will be that any Item of receipt not recorded or any Item entered as an expendi ture not belonging Increases this deficiency and calls for a larger check from tho To familiarize myself with the manner In which tho records were kept and to get my data for this annual I looked over the voucher record book for the two years ending May as well HI for tho period from June to November I discovered apparent which I supposed could he ex plained I went to Lyle Orr a number of but received very little Information and finally one day when I went to him and asked him some he said Miss Stew I dont know I guess you know EVANS HEARD FROM more about It than I The Board of Trustees usually held Its meetings for the election of officers the latter part of Prior to the meeting for the annual In Samuel Orr talked to the president of the and wanted me taken out of my My work had seem ingly been satisfactory Orr could have nothing against me per When I learned of Orrs I naturally won dered why Then my mind reverted to the Irregularities I had found In his brothers accounts and to Lyle Orrs seeming Inability to ex plain the A little more than a year the State Board of Charities requested that a committee of the trustees of the Mercer State hospital be present at a meeting to be held In Harris Lyle Orrs presumably as the friend of Mercy hospital and posing as a friend of Weld attended this Before going to this Miller asked for a list of the patients treated at the hospital during the year of together with the num ber of free or pay days that each pa tient was In the This list was given Miller In good and was intended only for the eyes of the State Board of it is customary at all hospitals to count as bed days the day a pa tient comes into the hospital and al so the day he goes out that If a patient comes into the say on and goes out the next he would have eight bed but at Mercer hospital he would only be charged for seven days and of the records would have to show that he had one free Inside of 24 hours after Miller received this he gave It to the doctors opposed to the management of the hospital and it was spread broadcast over this sec tion of People who Wireless Carries News Over 1300 Miles of Briny Deep to Magdalena Bay RELAYED TO SAN Position of Fleet Sunday Morning Was Miles South of Magdalena Where Town Has Sprung Up night for Benefit March first jommunlcatlqn which the Pacific coast has had with Admiral Evanss fleet was established through the cruiser The Commander is at Magdalena bay for targel A message was taken by tho Louis from the showing that the fleet was steaming at a regular miles south of Magdulena The message was re peated from the Louis to stations on this coast and was picked up at Mare Island at oclock in the All stations along the coast are endeavoring to make the best rec ord for communication with the fleet San March Loma wireless station was In commu nnicatlon with the batlleship Connec flagship ol Admiral jEvanss The Point Loma station had expect ed its first communication with Ihe Beet through the cruiser which left San Francisco last Thurs day to have a fling with her turret guns at the Magdalena bay targets before Admiral Evanss ships got a chance to blow the targets out of the Naval officers do not look for Evanss battleships to reach Magda lena bay before next The crews have a month of hard work be fore them at the drill From reports the men of the fleet are likely to find an unexpected wel come waiting them at Magdaleaa It IB Mexican traders have established tent bazars of all descrip Amusement managers also have seized the opportunity that the shore line When the ships left Hampton Roads Magdalena bay was looked forward to as an uninterrupted waste of with an occasional In dian hut far inland as the only sign of human The overnight theaters and dancing pavilions therefore will come as a distinct sur There is strong how of keen disappointment over the undertaking of some of the promoters ing a proposal to be a candidate for governor on the Democratic March a brawl between foreigners at a quarry camp near this city an Italian laborer shot a comrade and escaped on a tho negro who killed Cameron was arrested Magistrate Leaks had paid their sentence was that Trout should ad vere made to believe that they were dress Baishs pupils on Value of Obedience to March freight The men were known only by March age a farmer of Somerset was Instantly killed by the falling of a which was being raised at a sugar camp on his March a dec ade of wrangling in the local courts Mollie Me Williams of Morrow county has lost her suit against George Roberts for for cutting 700 shocks of corn In March the point of a revolver a railroad section was compelled by two masked men to give up 75 but which he had hidden In his was not March Read ing which operates more the wealthy was taken to West where he was formally charged with the crime be fore Magistrate The prisoner I am very sorry I killed Cool because he was an old man and was very good to March Fairmont and Clarksburg Traction companys powerhouse at Adamston caught fire as the result of a short Electrician Bates narrowly escaped with his The city and Interurban line to Fairmont is out of commission and will be for several The property loss Is March General Young has filed a Hen in the Fayette county courts for the recovery of claimed to he due from the county to the commonwealth as state tax on the Yough river bridge at Con The county bought out the Threatened to Kill Uncle March sixtyfour years has been arrested charged with writing threat ening letters to Speaker Joseph Cannon of the house of representa tives and Congressman Jesve Over street of These letters have continued at various times for nearly two One of these letters was an anonymous threat of inspired by their attitude on the pure food legislation in the congress of Maine was found living In a bases in The silvery luster shown by many of the best grades of coke is said to be duo principally to the decomposition Of some of the guses evolved during the process ot and the deposi tion ol u thin coating of puro carbon on the surface of the coke This thin coating protects the cells from al teration in the and IB accountable durability shown by any Cpunterfsiting Material thorn for an Indefinite The j others will be worked four days a j j March James Galbreath called in Butler county saloonists und In open court said I want no barroom given over to politi cal Bars should be closed on Memorial Thanksgiving and March Campbell and Prothonotary William Lowry were imprisoned in an elevator cage between the fourth and 11 floors in tho temporary courthouse over an Failure of the electric power was the March Chi Jow and Mock be hanged in Moyameusing prison here tomorrow for the killing of several of their fellowcountrymen last summer during a pistol battle in the streets of Chinatown in this March an imnless pencil of was found unconscious In a box When ho be said ho swallowed a drink offered by a man to whom he tried to eell a pencil and soon afterward lost All Ms money wajp on tho charity list at the Mercer hos And all this in the guise of friendship to Weldman and tho Mercer When it was learned that Mil ler was responsible for this list be ing it was again only nat ural to wonder Samuel Orr had wanted me taken out of iuy place Lyle Orrs seemingly wanted the Mercer hoipltal turned upside Why Could this opposition have anything to do with Mr Lyle Orrs accounts I now looked into the records more comparing voucher rec ord book with bank book and with paid vouchers and report the follow ing errors for the two years ending May 1905 Voucher nuarter ending February Barber recorded In voucher record of the tent for the plans or the cruise do not call for any material amount of shore leave for the at Magdalena bay and they in all prob ability will not be play days of the men on foreign shores ended with the hoisting of anchors at Magdalena bay is the plawifor and spotless hulls and polished decks will he grimy with grease and the gases of target practice soon after the ships have reported their arrival at Magdalena Target practice is the most work the fleet now has before It and target practice means real work for every man Bach ship move at a battle speed of 10 to It knots an hour and must flre at a white 13 by M attached to the long tow lint Of a tug or tender and hauled away at varying angles and at a speed to that of the ships gun crews of the ship that fires the greatest number of shots with greatest percentage of hits carry away the trophy and take the prize NOT ENOUGH HEARSES Celllnwood Another Day Mourning and March a storm ot snow and sleet Collinwood went with the duty of burying the victims oJ the Lakeview school flre of Wednes day In all seventy funerals were As there were not enough hearses to go street cars were pressed Into service to carry the dead to the Today memorial services in honor of the nineteen uni dentified dead will be held in the six Protestant and two Catholic churches of A cortege of twenty funeral cars then will start for the burial A band will meet the procession near the gates and will lead the playing Chopins funeral Commander Eva Booth of the Salvation army will assist in the serv ices at the Thousands of pie are expected to witness these final services and policemen have been de tailed to preserve order Collinwoods school meeting daily since the another ses We hold no one responsible for and awful 4gsjj Is said to be fioarW town council has or meas ures of safety have been In Cleveland thirtyfour rooms In public school buildings summarily will be closed and will remain closed until re have been dred children are affected by Uncle If youve got a boy who has lots pi but no advised Uncle Allen train him Up to be a leader In polite ONEOFOURSPECIALTIES S T E NS C I L S book as but not with paid Voucher May quarter ending Schmidt recorded as but not than thirty collieries in this i bridge but the state claims It has suspended operations at niuo of j cannot escape payment of tax because the corporation has not been March nine tyfirst birthday anniversary of Mrs Elizabeth Morris Driggs was celebrat ed by the Methodist Episcopal congre gation at the venerable woman and other aged residents wera taken to the church in Girls in white acted as ushers at the Drlggs and her friends of ad vanced years were seated in rocking chairs in front of the There were special sermon and musi cal March Reu ben Bramble and her Cleve land were lodged in jail here charged the murder of Brambles blind husband at Gallla It is charged they shipped the body to where relatives made the discovery that Brambles skull bad been frac It Is aliened Bramble was killed by Hubbs with club while the wife held It is fctated Bramble rreled over the that he threat and her husbandft sale of moperty fun to leavo vyjtch wltiipald Orr ack nowledged to me that ho had never sent this voucher to the firm and I paid this bill with another voucher for Krror in final calculations quarter ending May On November money received from pay patients and deposited in bank to tho credit of tho maintenance but no record of it In the voucher record May money from pay patients and de iioslted In the bank to the credit of tho maintenance but no record of it In the record On March an item of recorded in the voucher rec ord book as money received from pay patlenls but was special appro priation from the for Auditor and Bank The hospital funds are deposited in the Mercer County Trust Com of which Lyle Orr is sec t LET US SEND YOU AN ESTI MATE WHEN IN NEED OF J STENCILS OF ANY WE DO J J FIRSTCLASS J J j All orders in this large or receive our prompt and care ful attention and are executed by Ifa skilled and conscientious ADVANCE ARGUS COftPANY Advance Argus Rubber Rubber Type Printing Freight Conductors i ITS IN THE BLOOD ivnd Orr showed no balanced up bank book of the hospital 00 the period that 1 hive been and treasurer of the traveling auditor   

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