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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania At 1 I I J ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CENTS PER JOLTS OLDPnRTIES Ringing Speech Marks Opening of Prohibition National Con vention at Columbus PATTON TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN Author of Illinois Local Option Law v Assails Candidates and Platforms of Both Parties With Impartial Empha Delegates Present July Fatten of temporary chairman of the national Prohibition delivered a keynote speech that set the almost He the rum demon full of mercilessly jumped upon the old po litical criticized a public press almost universally against us and joyfully cried that in spite of the fixed habits of greed and we by the help of God and the power of the conquered over all and are met here with the shouts of victory upou our We are face to face with the hour that gives aisur of complete SPECIAL THIS WEEK Beginning June We will close out our re 0 maining stock of Re frigerators and Ice Boxes at ONEFOURTH OFF You have no idea how cheap you can buy until you ask the Be sure and come in E Turner The House Uirnisher July B B shelf emptying lace curtains Prices reduced to do and do it to the satisfaction of every one who has any kind of Curtains to buy for use naw or 86 Nottingham Curtains 47 Nottingham Sill Curtains 97 styles various fine Imported Lace Re Marie Irish Tambour 8111 and Full Length Curtains Newport Colonial Ruffled Net aud Swiss Cur Reductions in many cases the most extravagant we over Among the Moderate of which are many styles or many Lace Lace Lace Lace Lace Other lots reduced and oa Including and Real Renaissance Lace a Irish Irish Irish Two lots Loom Lace a f f a a BOGGS NORTH CAUSED BY JEALOUSLY Store Keeper in Jefferson County Suicides and Cremates Himself bv Firing Bed Patton put the Democratic aud Republican parties on the He said plank In the Republican na tional platform reaffirming our adher ence to every Republican doctrine pro claimed since the the party was a direct reafflrmatlon of a plank in the Republican platform of which declared against Interfering with the rights of the The temporary chairman quoted Attorney General Wade Ellis of who framed this years Republican plat as declaring he could find noth ing in the platform of 1872 Inconsist ent with good Republican Rants Taft and Patton denounced William Tafts friendliness and cooperation with the brewer boss politician of The speaker decried the alliance of the Democratic party with the saloon element and asked William Bryan to explain this plank in the Democratic platform We reaffirm our faith In and pledge our loyalty to the principles of our which declared Included the famous anti sumptuary plank In the Democratic platform of He continued From the fact that Bryan re cently in a public interview confessed to voting and making speeches to de feat constitutional prohibition In his own from the fact that in his campaign speeches in Oklahoma he spoke for all of their constitution but the prohibition from the fact that he has recently In an Interview tried to make this appear as a mere local issue and not a national what hope have we that he and the Demo cratic party will give any aid to this cause Patton advised organization of the party on practical political lines and declared that the time had now come when the movement must go forward or backward there is no middle Draft of the The convention was order this morning by National Chairman Charles The Invocation was delivered by the Thompson of In addition to Temporary Chairman Patton the other temporary officers are Temporary David Edward Indianapolis Frances and Theodore Ostland of North Following Is a draft of the platform submitted to the resolutions commit tee today by Wilbur Crafts of the International Reform Wash which will probably be adopted We appeal to the sovereign people against the Republican congress that has year after year refused to with draw the federal shield of Interstate commerce from speakeasies and against the Republican party that at its recent convention refused to prom ise this reasonable and against the Democratic party because it failed to make any clear declaration at Its national convention on any moral A Rap at We believe the selection of his suc cessor by the president is a dangerous precedent and that at most he should have intimated he would oppose the nomination of any man liable to re verse the Roosevelt which we heartily We believe these pol which In their attacks on trusts have not prevented raising of should be supplemented by such grad ual tariff reform as will make private monopolies We favor a constitutional convention to amend the constitution so as to provide for the election of senators by the people for the federal control of in cluding divorce and polygamy for na tional prohibition of man ufacture or aule of intoxicating bever Meaiiwhjlo we propose as the largest measure of prohibition now possible to dam the liquor traffic at every state line by forbidding all Inter state commerce In intoxicating Invite intelligent Christian vot ers in the Republican and Democratic never so numerous as who have been turned down hard by the refusal of platform makers of both parties to recognize that nations do not die of free trade or tree MAKES DEATH CERTAIN JeaJoui Man Commits Suicide In Spec tacular July by Stephen store pro prietor at drove his family from barred the doors and after sotting flre to a bed shot dy ing almost When Joshua saw her husbands fury she fled with three small daughters to the home of a neighbor across the Joshua detained his two After giving them In tn cash and a deed to bis property he sent the boys to their telling them he Intended killing Fastening doors and Joshua secured a can of oil and after pouring It over a bed he ignited Crawling behind the bed he fired three shots into his Neighbors broke in hi time to save the It is said Joshua had been jealous of a foreigner who had boarded with the family and that the jealousy caused him to take his Miners Hold Open July the first time in the history of the organization the convention of the Federation of Miners was thrown open to the public and all sessions until the final adjournment will also be TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF July age daughter of and Michael died from burns received while playing with i July destroyed the barn of Benjamin near The loss will be as the barn was the largest In that part of the July Dol age shot his slster Bertha It is said that his sisterinlaw had ordered him from her believing him July to the aid of her whose horse was frightened at a Miss Gussle seventeenyearold daughter of Walter a was struck by the train and fatally July Pro hibition and Socialist parties have failed to file their lists of presidential electors as required by Should they fall to do so soon they will not ibe represented on the ticket this July age while carrying a din ner pall to the railroad got on the rear end of the yard engine for a No one saw him but a compan ion of the same who was afraid to get The little fellow fell under the wheels and was July a meet Ing of the city council the city so licitor was instructed to cooperate with the county prosecutor In an In vestigation of the Retail Grocers asso which Councilman John Davis declared to be a the ob ject of which Is to stop July section Is being flooded with and bills raised by Ink etching Into The work had been so cleverly done that merchants and others ac cepted the raised bills without ques tion and only discovered the counter felt when they were offered for de posit at the July beauti ful country residence of George son of the late William was struck by lightning and in the flre which ensued was com pletely The loss Is estimat ed at and Elklns are cruising on board their yacht in New England July Peter age and Marlon En age were drowned In the Schuylkill canal aud Elsie age and William age had a narrow escape when their canoe Marlon Engle moved to one side of the canoe to dodge an overhanging branch of a tree and the canoe Keep Your Eye On This Space For Saturday Specials Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier BRYAN STILL RULES At His Request National Com mittee Will Decline Cash of Corporations PUBLICITY BEFORE ELECTION Committee Also Decides to Refute Any Contribution Over and to Publish Names of All Who Give or Over to Campaign July the re quest of Bryan and Kern the Democratic national committee at a meeting held at Bryans adopted this resolution That the Democratic na tional In pursuance of the pledge given in the national platform recently adopted at announces that It will accept no contribution whatever Irom corporations that It ll accept no Individual contributions and that It will make publication before the election of all Individual contributions above contributions received bfore 15 being published or before that date aBd contributions received after that date being published upon the date upon which they are and that no contributions above shall be accepted within three days of the Another resolution requests Demo crats all over the country to organize themselves immediately into Demo cratic clubs to assist the committee In the work of the coming In requestingthe adoption of the above resolution Bryan said Turned Down by At the Republican national conven tion a plank in favor of publicity was turned down by a verylarge The indignation that been expressed over the action of the convention has already been felt by the Republican leaders and they are now attempting to avoid censure by announcing that they will publish the contributions after the You notice that the point made in the Democratic plank is that the contributions shall published before the It Is sufficient to learn the elec tion the Influences that have pur chased the The public ought to know before the election what in fluences work to secure the success of a party and our platform makes that and we ask that this com mittee at this time declare itself in harmony with the plank and that this committee so interpret this plank that the public cannot fall to see the difj ference between our position and their We say thatno contribution shall be accepted from any corporation a corporation is not created for political purposes it has no right to contribute to campaign and we want this part of the plank We want a liBalt placed on individual contribu that no contribution may be re ceived from any individual so large as to indicate that individuals interest of a personal character in the result of the and we want all contribU tlons above a reasonable minimum madepublic in order that the public may judge what Influences are at work and thus be better able to decide on whichside those interested only in good government should cast their To Protect Small We have suggested a minimum of because people can contribute that amount without and those contributing small amounts may be 10 situated that the publication of their contributions would embarrass For an employe of a corporation might earnestly desire to assist In this and if his con tribution was published it might sub ject him to punishment at the hands of the corporation and the arguments that have justified the secret ballot Justify secrecy in regard to contribu tions so small that they cannot be sup poeed to represent an Interest that is attempting to purchase We have simply suggested as a maximum and as a minimum we have suggested the 15th of October as the date upon which all contributions to that time must be published and that we cannot be accused of desiring to conceal anything we suggest that where contributions are made aftei the of October that they be made known on the date they are and that they may not accuse us of at tempting to receive contributions on the last day too late for publica tion we suggest that no contribution above shall be received within three days of the Suggestion Promptly have tried to cover every We want to make an honest campaign we want the public to understand that It is an honest campaign and we want Jo appeal to tho houest sentiment of the sentiment that 1 be lieve demands the return of the gov eminent to the hands of the Bryans suggestion was prompt ly adopted amid as was an other providing or the publication of a complete list of campaign expendi tures wlthlu thirty days after the A RUNNAWAY WIFE Goes Home in a Coffin from Pitts burg Where She Had Been in Hiding Members of the national committee and their ladles to the number of fortysix were entertained at luncheon by and Kern also was a Immediately after the luncheon tie national committee ad journed and tne subcommittee took np the Following U the subcommittee which has full power to act In choos ing the permanent officers of the na tional committee and then appoint such of the committee as may be nec essary for the management of the campaign Indiana chair Nebraska New York Wyoming Rhode Island Wisconsin Dan North Carolina Iowa Alabama California It was decided that the notification of Bryan of his nomination for the presidency will take place at Lin coln on August The date for the Kern notification will be decided upon AMERICANS WIN TWO EVENTS Melvln Sheppard Beats English Cracks In July America and Gjeat Britain captured most of the laurels in the first real business day of the Olympic Twice the Stars and Stripes fluttered to the top of tho staff in the center of the arena and the American who monopolised a section of the waved their flags and broke out in cheers which in a smaller field would hare been The honors were nearly for of the four events fin ished the United States and the Unit ed Kingdom each won two gold med Great took three silver medals while America got only Great Britain and Belgium each obtained a bronze The Yankees had the hammer throw to as had been and the jjgrformance pf agan of the IrishAmerican Athletic club In breaking the Olympic record with the hammer and the almost equally good record made by McGrath of the New York Athletic club were eye openers to the foreign Sheppard of the Irish American Athletic did more spectacular work and aroused a greater degree of enthusiasm by cross ing the tape ahead of his English rivals In a dashing flnlsh to the meter This the Englishmen had counted on for Wilson or no prophets conceding America better than third To add to the satis faction of the Americans the Judges announced that George Galdzik of the Chicago Athletic association had done the best work in the fancy The British pedestrians bad their own way In the walk there were no American competitors in this The 20kilometer cycle race was the most cosmopolitan event of the Wlentz of the New Athletic club made a desperate but he was unable to secure a place in the final The eight riders were well bunched In the last and it was only in the final hun dred yards that the fight was i July state board of public grounds and buildings accepted the four medallions painted for the capltol rotunda by Edwin A warrant for In pay ment was The Quay statue location matter was not i July Rene Adams and James residents of became involved in a politi cal Adams lost his temper and slashed Fisher across the neck and face with a Fish ers condition is not Adams was The Dogs of There are at least dogs in which has n population of They lire the vilest of cowards and are tho scavengers of the It is said that scores of people are bitten dally by the dogs of Con but that a cnse of hydro phobia was never known Three centuries ago Nassuf grand vizier to Achmet transported all the dogs to Asia and would have had them destroyed but the on consulting1 the was told that every dog had a soul and consequently forbade such wholesale After tho slaughter of the Janizaries Muumoud Intended to get rid for he caused an Immense number of sausages to bo made having poisoned gave the dogs a feast Many thousands were thus killed in one but the people murmured so much that he was afraid to begin a second days He therefore order ed them to be expelled to but the order was very Indifferently and In a short time the doga were as numerous as during the time of the HARTRIDGE DEAD Misting Wife of New York Lawyer Sent Home In July The Gazette Times says this morning Clifford wife of the former personal counsel for Harry missing from her home in New York for many died Monday morning in the Homeo pathic this Cerebro meningitis was the cause of her Her body was removed from the hos pital to the undertaking rooms of from whence it was shipped to the home of Hartrldges par ents in She waa burled at Hartridge was thirty four years of This is the clearing of the mystery the disappearance of the woman which caused such a sensation in Oc tober of last For weeks after her disappearance from the home of her husband Hartridge had been reported at many at a with the full knowledge and approval of her husband and par eats again at her parents where she had gone with the under standing that she was not going back to her husband still again at several where it waa given out she had gone for rest and recuperation from an illness that had threatened to be come Always the assurance was siren that would soon IHer fatal Illness and her passing have been shrouded IB a good deal of Her relatives and those they had to employ la the final ordeal have thrown about H all as much of secrecy as they well even to the point of denying In some cases that Hartridge or any woman resembling her hud been 111 here or had But Mystery of Her Death Re i mains to Baffle the Detectives DRAINING P0ND FOR EVIDENCE Authorities Hope to Find Missing Suit ewe and Handbag at the They May Contain Clues Which Will Lead to Capture of Ells Elect National July national of the Benevolent and Pro Order of Elks has elected these Grand exalted Rush Cot tsinomed leading grand es i loyal grand esteemed lee Warren Wa grand Edward ew York grand Charles grand 1 Fred grand inner Tha city is Loi Thomas Jordan4 July Jor f n o comptroller of the Eqult To dropped1 of heart disease in the Wall sfi uvii station of the July f eighteen years was hanged for the murder of Antonio which occurred at Hlllrville June The youth maintained until the last he had killed Bonti in The select council unanimous ly adopted a resolution asking Govern or Stuart to commute the but he wired he would not Cleveland July to the teeth with pepper Peter Dom according to the story told In po lice held a freight car against the attack of three railroad detectives and a squad of central station Domino was arraigned on a charge of burglary and His clothes were so full of pepper dust be set the whole courtroom sneezing every time he v July Judge Kunkel in the Dauphin county court was asked for a nolle prosequl In the conspiracy charge against Frank Ir the traveling indicted with others in the capltol metal furni ture It was stated that the state had no evidence against Irvine and his counsel added that he was so seriously 111 that he might never re fha court took the matter un der The Dog Morland Of tho mnuy stories of the seemingly unconscious heroism of Newfoundland dogs none Is more Interesting than the one concerning the noble dog which Morlaud afterward When William bathing at ventured beyond his depth and was two lu stend of setting out to his hag gled about o reward from the bystand who were urging them to go to Phillips ID the midst of tuo controversy a Newfoundland dog leaned Into the water and brought the exhausted bather to Phil lips bought the dog from its a and yearly gave a festival Jm honor of Ws It waa for Phillips that Morlaud painted the dogs and Barto July of a maze of theories which confront the ties who are trying to lift the cloud of mystery surrounding the death of nineteenyearold Hazel whoae body was found In an old mill pondi near Averill has developed that points to the murj derer or the motive for the No arrests have been although the police have closely questioned several p persons whom It was thought might throw some light on the That the girl was assaulted before she was murdered and thrown into the pond is the generally accepted but tho body was in such a state of decompo sition when found as to make U prac tically impossible for the physicians to determine that Theories multiply as to the motive for the The girl was not known to have had an enemy a sweetheart and the baffled authorities were even willing to take up the pos sibility of The to the effect that there was nowater in the lungs is liven as proof that the girl wasdead before her body was thrown into the In the churchyard at where Hazels life her body was laid to A bunch of roses adorned the casket as it was lowered into the grave while the Richard of the Methodist churchof1 fered Only a few friends and relatives were Will Drain the What the girl did from the she left her aunt in this city on Mi until the body i remains Rhody Gunderman and Frank having saeji Hazel on night oh the road leading from Averill park to They met they at a point in the road called the A little fur ther along another road branches off to the left and leads to the home of William an uncle of the She may have been on herway to visit some friends in Taberton or her desti nation may have been her uncles According to Gundermans story the girl was carrying her hat in her The authorities are endeavoring to find the suitcase and handbag which the girl canled when she left The fact that she did not have them when she met Gunderman and Smith is taken to indicate that she may have left them where she had spent the preceding Her Movements Tha possibility that the bag and suitcase may have been thrown into the mlllpond led the authorities to open the gates of the dam for the pur pose of draining the After about two feet of water had been let out a heavy thunderstorm came up and fur ther operations were The girls gloves and eyeglasses were found on the and there was no indication of a although a sufficient time has elapsed since the girl met her death to have permitted the trampled grass to The theory that the girl died from strangulation as the result of a cor set string being tied about her neck and which is said to have been cut at the time of her autopsy is not given much credence by the The string apparently was one that the girl wore about her neck and it became tight when the body became swollen from being in the water so The authorities dp not place cred ence in the story that the girl was taken to the lonelypond by a party In an i July Tne five Vearold son ot SJary sixty years saved mother trora suicide when he found her hang ing to a door knob by a stocking tlrt around her He called the I July jwith was unable to se cure any trail of parties who entered jthe barn o the Williams at West Farmlngton and out up tops and shaved the tail of a valuable July are beginning to let go of their wqol more James Chaney toijk in pounds at Wept for the bulk of which he paid thirty cents a It was shipped New Jqly prats of this couuty attempt to 80 the presence here this fall of William Jennings His last pqarftuce here waa lecture aud wfts
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