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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING RECORD ESTABLISHED MARCH 2 CENTS PER BROWNSVILLE AGAIN Senate Committee on Military Af falra Makes Report on Browns ville Matter MINORITY SUBMITS ANOTHER WMfe Senator Foraker Brings In ThlnJ Differing From the Other Sends Message to Cengress on Same March Reports Jrra the committee on military affairs were precented the senate in re to the Investigation to the affray at which resulted in the discharge without honor of tkree companies of negro soldiers of the Twentyfifth At the name This Is the Time of Year Everybody Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets Anot er Large Con signmentJust THE QIBSON FURNITURE COnRflNY THE B1Q JTORC time a message was received from the president calling attention to the fact that the testimony taken by the com mittee sustains his position in dis charging the negro He rec ommends extension of the time for re enlistment of the discharged men who might be found not to fall within the terms of the There were three reports from the the major ity report being signed by Senators Talia Frazier and A minority report was signed by Senators Bulkeley and The major ity report found as follows That in the opinion of the com mittee the shooting was done by some the soldiers belonging to the Twen tyfifth Infantry that the testimony fails to identify the guilty soldier or soldiers who participated In the It Is stated that there is considerable tontradlotlon In the but that taken as a whole and reconciling It wherever It proves the case outlined In the majoritys decl The principal minority report was presented by Senator Scott and takes the position that It has been impos sible to ascertain who did the shoot ing and makes the recommendation that the negro soldiers be In addition to this minority Sena tors Foraker and Bulkeley joined in a supplemental which WM pre sented by Senator Senator Forakers report declared that the tes timony of the eyewitnesses against the negro soldiers Is not reliable and that no motive for their alleged connec tion with the affray had been March B B GEORGE HOWE CONSULTING ENGINEER General Building Construction Hotel National Greenville Those people who want inexpensive Gloves that will give service and look well are asked particularly to in spect tiic ones we have at aa even Womens twoclasp light weight Kid specially to our Black and best single clasp Cape Kid etyle for street of Sixbutton Biarritz GloTea Grey or Chamois or Mens Cape Kid Gloves all new shades of Womens 12button Black Glace Kid 16button a BOGGS NORTH Determined and persistent assaults S on the postofflce appropriation bill in the house of representatives resulted In the amplification of that measure In many Important tle Isplte the protests of Chairman Over j street and his The letter carriers finally won their long fight for salaries when an amendment by Opebel of granting the was The house also al lowed an addition for clerks In thirdclass offices where the salaries of the postmasters range from to and additional for contract The Prohibitionists also had their Innings through an amendment by Houston of there was Incorporated In the bill a provi sion prohibiting the transmission in the mails of Intoxicating which was later modified no as to Include co caine and its Altogether the approprlallons carried by the bill were Increased to the extent of President Roosevelt has directed Herbert Knox Smith of the bureau of corporations to Investigate the meth ods of stock trading with a view to furnishing the basis of possible future legislation regulating such Difficulty is recognized of attempting federal regulation of the transfer of stocks which will operate to curtail purely gambling contracts and at the same time work no hindrance to le gitimate and is announced to be for the purpose of proceeding on sound principles that the Investigation Is being President Roosevelt has declared himself to be in favor of eliminating stoclt Children are lo be encouraged to save their pennies by a feature of postal savings bank bill to be ed by the subcommittee of the senate committee on postofllces and post which is considering the va rlouB postal bank The commit tee expects to complete its work to i It has before It the bills Intro I duced by Senators Burkett and I the latter being the measure fa i vored by Postmaster General Meyer committee has taken the best feu I lures of all of the bills and is drafting what It believes to be as near perfeci a measure as can bo The fea ture that Is expected to attract the children Is taken from the Carter It provides for the sale by postoffices of each to hold nine A child may purchase a card for one cent and buy stamps at one When nine stamps have been attached the child may deposit the card and receive credit for a deposit of ten TRIMMERS March Miss Jennie age thlrtysljt became violently Insane at bar home here after slashing her grand Mary age with a butcher rushed to the bridge over the Beaver river and Jumped Into the twenty feet She was carried over the dam and face down 300 yards before she was Representative Acheson of Pennsyl vania has Introduced a bill to pro among military officers by providing that total abstainers be gtvan preference In British Premier Very health of Sir Henry the prime has caused renewed During the past week there has been no improvement whatever In his rather there has been a weakening of his which Is regarded as a sprioiiB Sneeze Was March a wellknown saw mill was seized with a sneezing spell i and died before a physician FOR BRYAN DELEGATION Adherents Decide to Make Fight In March ex ecutive committee of the Pennsylvania Bryan league at a meeting here deter mined to contest the state delegation in the interest of the The meeting was attended by represent atives from every congressional dis trict and It was announced by Secre tary Warren Worth that be had arranged with Mr Bryan to speak In Plttsburs on Friday March at the The executive committee will act as a reception com mittee to Bryan and that same afternoon a general meeting will be held In Jere Black of the president of the will preside over the Those present at the meeting were Jere Black and Senator Kllnedlnst of State Treasurer Berry of Roland Ryerson Horace Burwood Daly and Horace Hoskins of Jo seph Howley and John Martin of Robert Crlsswell and Secretary Worth Bailey of Vandyke of Cumber land Henry Wilson of Bea Daniel Gulnan of Mahauoy Brown of Gil wicks of Franklin John Short of Martin of Venango Lowrey Humes of Creasy of FUGITIVE AND DEFAULTER Akron Postmaster Says His Is March John deputy IB a de faulter and a fugitive from Justice was the statement authorized by Post master The amount of the defalcation Is understood to be about The postmaster also stated that Chapman lost his money through bucketshop There will be no as Chapman was under direct bond to the govern Chapman also is with having sold stamped envelopes and appropriated the money to Forgery Is said to be Included In his Unable to Find Murch cruiser Yankton has reported her arrival at She also reported that her expedition to Indefatigable Island to find Fred an American seaman who was abandoned had been Jeffs was not Crown Jewels March are un confirmed both in London and that the crown recent ly stolen from Dublin have been recovered from a pawnbroker and returned to Dublin A Group Singers and Dancers in Coming Thro the JRys SCORED TRNSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF March Tea formerly one of tho bestknown Independent oil redera In the i died at his home age I March I cause her husband Is nerving a fifteen year sentence In Tennesse for Alfred Meacham has applied for a March Sarah Ewing was burning papers in her yard at West Alexander her clothing caught flre and she was prob ably fatally March Eng lish of a wealthy farmer and one of eighteen candidates for county dropped dead on the street while soliciting support and passing his March municipal election at Mannlngton re sulted In a victory for the temperance people by majority of Mannlngton has been a wet town for nearly fourteen Oil March loco motive and six cars of a northbound freight train on the Pennsylvania rail road left the rails while crossing a brldte near Two spans of the bridge gave way dropping the train into a No one was March Eg became insane under the strain of working as railroad mall clerk on the Lake Shore Twentieth Century limited according to the testimony of relatives In probate Judge Haddon committed Egbert to the Newburg state March a who was wanted on a charge of was taken to Justice Reeses office by Ms moth Elizabeth Peck submis sively turned over to Ueese articles which he Is alleged to have stolen and was committed to Jail in default of Starch Irish setter owned by Julius Lemoyne of Washington Is dead after an existence of seventeen a horse fa mous In Washington and Greene county racetrack age thirty He was owned by near who purchased him twenty five years March sixty years was held up and robbed and one of the highway men squeezed his Jaw so tightly with his hands that he broke the He did this to keep him from The other ono choked him until he fell The robbers secured a watch and March officers of the National Cash Register com pany announce that they have only closed down temporarily owing to lo cal conditions not related to their le gitimate business and that the cessa tion of work is in no way a result of the general business disturbance of the It is their expectation to resume j March j tax collector of Wlnslow has lost nearly half his live stock under mysterious A month ago a cow was found with Its throat A week ago another cows lega were discovered to be paralyzed and it had to be day later a horse gave up and this was followed by the inexplicable death of two more March Lindsey of Meigs county has been ac quitted of attempt to bribe prosecut ing Attorney Miller In connection with prosecution of suits over the alleged wrecking of the The caso was broughj here on a change of venue and Judge Middleton of Jack son President Fox of the Mlddleport bank was charged with defaulting and wrecking the March A mitten slipping oft her hand cost little Martha Jones her life at Penn The girl and a companion were on their way to school and did not notice a Watchman Henry Wolf pulled one of the girls but as he seized the others hand her mitten came with the train but a few feet The girl was struck and was dead j when picked March a is under arrest charged with having destroyed a real Stradivarlus Louis Darlo bought in Budapest an instrument marked 1710 and which he believes was a real He came to this country poor ami was playing in the saloon for tho money he could get when tho saloonist grabbed the Instru ment from his hands and smashed It on the March Sweden and England may be Invited to Join the United States government in Bond ing to this port warships to partici pate In the naval display of founders week next when the 225th anniversary of the founding of the city of Philadelphia will be Tho foreign nations will be asked to participate because of the part colo nists from those countries plajrei IB founding of In Sight of March the tye of being liberated and going back to bis home in North Carolina Clifton ago died sudd wily M SflRCfllJS SWORD Attorney Scarlet Slashes Right and Left in Arguing or Con viction of Trimmers HONEST OLD GOVERNOR DUPED He Takes Occasion to Pay Tribute In Pissing to State Treasurer Pays His Respects to Each Defend ant in March de fense concluded Its speeches and the final summing up of the evidence was begun In the capltol contract trials in the Dauphin county James Scarlet was the speaker for the occupying the afternoon session and arranging to conclude his address to When he finishes Attorney Gen eral Todd will speak on behalf of the commonwealth and by evening It Is ex pected to place the case in the hands of the Charles Bergner had the last say for the vigorously reviewing the evidence as against the three in dicted officials and stigmatizing Archi tects Huston and Lewis as cowards while Lewis was styled a Scarlet attacked the contentions of the six lawyers who had spoken for the assailing Auditor General Snyder and asserting that Snyder and Mathues had not acted fairly with Governor Huston he classed as coconspirator with the others and promised that every man indicted by the common wealth would be brought to Didnt Do Their Scarlet argued that the officials in the case had a bounden duty to per form and did not do asserting that such lack of action was part of a scheme to loot the treasury of the The statement that Huston or Lewis are not to be tried is absolutely he This commonwealth will let no guilty man escape If he s It suits the defense to say that they are innocent because they followed the burglary set up by Huston Harris and Harris and Har denbergh are free because of the stat ute of We promise then that they shall be but there is no indication that Harris or Hardenbergh desire to vindicate their These men named here are co said hold ing up the The bond was a secret and one of six per sons must have given Sanderson in Huston knew how item 22 would be used and he knew what It could help him The truth Is these men set out to violate the law and Snyder and Mathues are to gether with Sanderson at the first Honest Old The contention that Snyder could have destroyed the records and did not was met by who said if he wed need no further Had Snyder admitted he under stood the plans when he approved them he would have condemned him for it was understood that Gov ernor Pennypacker thought the con tract would cost only said Scarlet after pointing out the plans for the quadriga and other things which would have run up the Scarlet said tho officials tried to hide the bills from the hon est old and only when soared at their size went to tell Referring to the scare over the com ing of State Treasurer he said If the face of Berry had ap peared on the horizon that crew with Sanderson au Huston as with Snyder and Mathues as second mates and Shumaker would never have started on its pi ratical H would never have left Safeguards for Didnt the commonwealth of Penn by virtue of violation of love yet the defense says Snyder was preparing In every every was a safeguard for They say they relied on the archi Snyder said Huston was skilled and he himself was Relied on the Architect By what authority Then Scarlet referred briefly to Lewis and said with vigor Ill come to Lewis after a Well see if Lewis U a or if Snyder is a or If both are whether It not to the Interest ot Snyder to he bluest Baying Berry Is an honest he stld That ought to be the badge of every Democrat and Republican These men fearei not because he was a Democrat tut because he was an honest and courageous man and Im proud of him M a ULLEYS Investigation of Alleged Submarine Scandal Now Under March sctwl Investigation of the charges made by Representative George Lllier of Connecticut that Improper methods have been used by the Electric Boat company to Influence legislation in congress in favor of the type of sub marine boats built by that concern will be begun today by the special committee appointed by Speaker Can as follows Representatives Sou tell of chairman Olmsted of Stephens of Broussard of Louisiana and Howard of Lllley has retained aa his attorneys Frank Brown of Nor wich and Stiles Judson of the latter a member of the Con necticut When Lllley comas before the committee he will repeat his protest against the commit tees ruling which deprives him of the right to crossexamine witnesses di rectly through his counsel and which requires him to become the first wit He will acaln ask that he be allowed to proceed In the usual man ner with the This re quest will be denied and Lilley will then take the stand and be FORAKER SEES HIS FINISH Practically Admits in Senate Talk That He Will March Senator Foraker astonished his friends in the by practically acknowledging publicly that he was defeated in nis fight in Ohio and that he expected ke would not come back to his seat In the upper house of The con fession was made In the course of the debate following the presentation ot the Brownsville Your began Foraker ex addressing the president of the There was a general both from his colleagues and from the visitors in the I said bowing and smiling comingeventBeasUheirshadowsbegwky coming events cast their shadows be I suppose it will not be long before I must become accustomed to the may It please the The statement is being interpreted IB only one It means the senior senator from Ohio realizes he is de feated by the Taft element and that be is slated not to return to his As he is a he may Making Others Try to sacrifice something once in B while for those whom you and see if you arent Blessed and BlesBoci Is the man who knows when keep silent and when to who now can keep Ills own counsel and then open his heart to bis fellows 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