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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania K8TABLI3HED JUDY 2 CENTS PBft JOB FRAMED UP IN TUG OF WAR British Resort to Trickery to Beat American Athletes WEAR SHOES BARRED BY RULES Protest of Yankees Rudely Turned Down and Insult Is Added to Injury When They Leave the Field In Dis gust Burly Liverpool Policemen Wear Shoes So Heavy They Can Scarcely Walk In ment of Olympiad Disgust Among July serious contro versy has arisen between the Ameri can athletes and the British Olympic The Canadians and Frenchmen are none too well satis fled with the way In which the events of tho fifth Olympiad are being car ried Americas chief cause ot complaint IB the arbitrary manner in which tkelr protest against the flagrantly unfair method ot conducting the tug of war was Every unpreju diced spectator present was convinced that the Americans were justified In refusing to go on with that The three lEFIIfEIIIIIl SPECIAL THIS WEEK Beginning June We will close out our re maining stock of Re Ice Boxes at ONEFOURTH OFF You have no idea how cheap you can buy until you ask the Be sure and come in Turner The House Hirnisher July B B shelf emptying skirts Womens White iWash Womens White tWash Womens all White or Blue or Black Hair line stripe Linen All strictly new Skirts and desirable Only the determination to empty cases forces Wash Skirts out at these prices now when their season is at its Womens Light or Medium dark Cloth Great rack of Cloth Skirts Shelf Emptying Priced Odd Skirts from to lines light check and stripe mixtures Plain Brown or Black Voiles or Taffeta White serge or Mohair Riding a great line fine high class Skirts at one BOGQS NORTH THAT POISONED ALE A Printer Now Under Suspicion of Poisoning Wilson July IB reported that the police are closing In on the murderer of William who died June 26 alter drinking pois oned ale from a bottle which had been sent him by The man under suspicion Is a whose wife died about eight weeks ago under peculiar He is a typewriter op it is and at the place he is employed has access to four or five different kinds of The let ters In the case are all written on a The only link missing In the chain of circumstantial evidence being drawn around the suspect Is the fact that he Is said to have been at work on the morning the poisoned ale was teams entered in tOg of made up of the police of Liverpool and the Metropolitan The draw Ings brought the American and Liver pool teams Into the arena When the stalwart neatly at tired in tholr athletic made their appearance they received great applause from all sections of the The compliment was well de as they certainly looked a fine body of men ready for any kind of Thoy all wore ordinary street complying with the which says No competitor shall wear pre pared boots or shoes or boots or shoes with any projecting hollows or projections of any No competitor shall make any hole In the ground with his feet or In any other way before the Wore Enormous Upon the Liverpool police appearing It was noticed that they were wear ing enormous so heavy in fact that It was with great effort they could lift their feet from the The shoes or boots were enormous calf affairs thatcould not by any stretch of imagination be called ordi nary These shoes had steel rims around the Matthew the manager of the American Immediately en the shoes were those ordinarily worn by Liverpool Halpin anally decided to go on with the first pull in order to show how unfairly the Americans were being The decision was a wise for the spectators In the stands near by could sea that as soon as the United Kingdom team put their weight down the heels of their shoes cut through the turf and gave them a hold that was almost impossible to The Americans made no the not even winding the rope around his and were promptly pulled across the Insult Added to Manager Halpin then announced that the American team would not continue unless the rule was adhered and his protest being Ignored the men marched off the an offi cial proclaiming through a megaphone that the Americans retired because they have had enough of The facts in the case were reported to the American and James the American commis preferred a formal protest to the British Olympic which turned it over to the officials of the Amateur Athletic As the officials had already decided In favor of their own the of was not The members of the American com the American athletes and everybody connected with the team are disgusted and almost disheartened but they are going to fight It out to the SEADOG BOTTLES UP SEACUFF HARBOR Sinks Schooner in Channel to Block a Corporation July Is rejoicing by the people of this village ovor the defeat of the Long Island Railroad company In its efforts to make a landing with its boats Ever since when the towns people turned the hose on the crews of two steamers to keep them from making a feeling against the corporation has run but the rail road company eventually succeeded in landing its Heroic measures were finally adopt An old schooner was secured and then search was made for a Hobson who would scuttle the ship and ob struct the approach to the railroads There were plenty of but as only one man was needed an old sea captain was The schooner was towed in front of the float and while more than a thou sand villagers looked on and the sea captain scuttled the The people of Seacllff are making war against the railroad company be they the steamboat service of the road has been wholly Inade MANS Not Favored By July a state ment Issued with reference to the meeting of railroad presidents In New at which was discussed the question of raising freight Pres ident McCrea of the Pennsylvania rail who was said that the conclusion reached was that the time Is not opportune for an advance In all class rates in the territory represented at the Green Pacer Makes a Terre July a green driven by set a new worlds record when he reeled off the first two heats of the pace In and thefast twe heats ever paced In a From the Primitive Cap to the Glossy High Hat of Earliest of nil forms of headgear was the The hat did not really come into common use till the seventeenth In the time of Charles the queer high sugar loaf shaped hat came Into It was wound with a rich bond and trimmed with a to keep It The hat was taucn up by the who satis lied their bitter consciences by discard ing the frivolous band and the wicked Charles brought the French perl wig Into and the tall hat went out to make way for a broad brimmed gorgeous with feathers and These broad brims be came broader and At last It became necessary turn them First this was done at the finally according to the wearers Out of this extravagant style of head gear grew tbo cocked The foot men and the liveried coachmen of many European nations srlfl wear this style of During Quuon Annos time the cocked hat was the hat of the The correct fashion was to carry It under the arm as much as The French which took off so many heads that had worn tho cocked took off the cocked hat In Its place the crescsvt shape became the partly by The direct ancestor of that dreadful the high hat of was tho noble and sturdy Beavers went out of fashion largely because the supply of material became Peary Cuts Loose From July Robert Peary sailed on the steamer Roosevelt on another attempt to reach the north His Isat re mark as he went over the side of the Roosevelt was I hut he expected to ac complish his Mother Dies Before July Laura age was found dead In a carbolic acid bottle lying Beside her was a two monthsold baby which was In a critical condition alno due to carbolic The mother had been WEATHER West Virginia Showers Saturday and cooler Western Pennsylvania and Ohio Showers diminishing weitto northwest winds fair and JULY 18 Saturday Specials Childrens Wash White and Colored Sizes 3 to 8 12 onehalf Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier ENDS LIFE OF FIEND Frank Johnson Con fesses 5 Murders GIVES LIST OF VICTIMS Chaplain at Moundsvllle Hears Shocking Recital DAWSONS FIRST HANGING Fear of Executive Interference Is July Johnson was hanged at the West Vir ginia penitentiary in Moundsville or the murder of JBeulah Martin at Gypay lu Harrison county on March a The execution passed oft with out incident and death ensued In nine minutes after the A sensational feature of Johnsons last day on earth was his confession to the chaplain of the state the that he had com mitted five murders during his It Is all right to hang I de serve to be he told the clergy who had coma 16 him to hear his last words and to administer to his spiritual needs he crossed into the great With these words from his he on and story of Uls ca reer of Hetold how the fifth crime had proved tobe his last and iheifreijL de tails of the other crimes that had marked the last few years of hlu Here are the victims of his mania for murder Edith Hannah at 81 South Peorla In Marlon Blue of in Beulah of In White name at Bloss In name South Sev enth in Novem Real Name Edward Johnsons confession was taken down in He says he was born In Georgia and that his real name was i Edward He would not give complete details as to the nature of his other He shot and killed Beulah Martin because she refused to elope with He escaped to the hills near Clarksburg followed by a posse of 400 The negro barricaded himself In a where he held out against the siege of the posse for a day and In a fight to force him to sur render he seriously wounded three of the attacking Sheriff Planigan and his posse were driven to desper ate The sheriff threatened to blow up the barn with The execution is the first during the three and onehalf years of the administration of Governor During his term of office several mur mostly were sen tenced to but In every instance the governor commuted the sentence to life and it has come to be generally understood that Dawson has convictions against the death Until the last moment It was believed by many that the gov ernor would reprieve Story Confirmed at July Chicago po lice records show that In Edith Hanna was shot by her who was known as Edward at 81 Peorla and that she died two days The shooting followed quarrel resulting from some iemand made upon the woman by Wal the nature of which was not Walton fled and was not ar July evi dence can be found here that Franlf who was hanged at Moundsvllle ever mur dered a woman as stated In his No one was murdered 01 found dead here BO far as can be learned on or about His story of wholesale murder Is scouted by the local A colored family lives at 130 South Seventh but they know nothing of the alleged About fpur years ago a colored woman was killed at that ad but supposedly by her who escaped and has never been HE DID NOT MEDDLE Gompers Says He Didnt Wire Hearst but is for Brvan PRINCESS WEDS HER PLEBEIAN LOVER Is Loyal to Auto Driver Despite Mothers Prayers July to the Czech newspaper Narodny the Princess Amolie Louise of Fursten berg and Guslav an employe of an automobile with whom she eloped last were married in the castle chapel at Extraordinary scenes accompanied the preparations for which were kept Kozlan arrived an hour before the being ad mitted by the back gate to the and donned the uniform of a lieuten ant of dragoons before entering the The brides mother begged her with tears and reproaches to give up her lover and her brother urgently seconded his mothers After entering the chapel the mother made a appeal and Princess overcome by her fell fainting to the When she she Insisted upon going through the but was so weak she had to be Directly afterward the princess em braced her husband in the presence of the crowd that had gathered in front of the The pair left for Use De Witts Little pleasant little pills that are easy to Sold by Harry West TRI3TATE NEWS IN BRIEF July big gas well near Wetzel which was struck by is still July Thomp banker at Sidney and uncle Judge Hugh of the Ohio supreme July destroyed the and league baseball grand stand and the Bell telephone exchange In entailing a loss of July Farmers and Merchants Banking company has closed its The liabilities and assets are each estimated to be about July believed to have been of an incendiary destroyed the main building of the Elk Tanning The total loss be New July deci sion of the state supreme court in affirming the validity of the special Sunday closing ordinance here means that stores will not be permitted to open again Sundays lu this July large freight steamer ran down and badly damaged the a small off this The schooner Immediately began to settle and her crew jumped Into the The lifesaving crew saved all July Jones dropped in a faint at the Jail while giving a Bible to Grace who is under arrest charged with complicity In the murder of Justice of the Peace Robert father of July waving a greeting and throwing kisses to his mother as he rode by his home on the way to the harvest sevenyear old Goebel Bailey of Mason fell from a thrashing machine and met death be neath Its July man Acheson has been appointed a delegate from the American group In the International parliamentary con which convenes In Ger and lasts until This meeting Is generally known as the peace July for half a mile by an angry Joe Brownlee escaped by taking ref uge in her home at On her way for berries she found a cub and stopped to caress it when the mother bear came crashing through the un derbrush and attacked July Jay Lanlng a petition In which he makes the plea that Indictments against him be not further Lining claim they are the result of a prejudiced combination and conspir acy and that the grand the Indictment was packed with busi ness rivals and political July save the life of James private in Com pany Fifth Private Frank Fowler risked his own life at the ar mory Camp equipage was being lowered when Curry was caught un der the floor of the Seizing the regardless of being Fowler almost had his hands but he stopped the BOYS FROM FLEET PARADE ASHORE GOMPERS DENIES STORY Bays He Has Not Asked Hearst to Support July Sam uel Gompers of the American Federa tion of Labor said to a representative of the Associated Press that there is absolutely no truth In the published reports that he had cabled William a leader In the Independence urging the editor to use his Influence to prevent the league from nominating its own candidate for pres ident and to urge the league to give Its support to William Bryan be cause the Democratic convention In corporated In Its platform planks urged by organized Qom perssald I read In the newspapers that I am credited with asking Hearst to support Bryan and that Hearst has made reply to me through the I did nothing of the I dont know where the message Hearst claims to have received came I did not send It or any other message to In bis address at an open meeting of the International Longshoremens convention Gompers announced his personal support of Bryan and urged all wage earners to pursue a similar Hat July manager of the national cam paign In has made a statement in relation to the senatorial situation in his which he declares ought to be satisfactory to all persons con The purport of the statement is the manager of the national campaign will not Interfere with the election of a United States senator to succeed Senator I have no candidate for the sena said This Is and has continuously been Secretary Tiffs attitude respecting the senator Ho stands where he determined not to promote any orpB candidacy or to place obstacles n woy of anyone who wants to flight nai ticket In Ohio has and win continue to divorced from the senatorial which stands on its There Is no concerted ef on the part of the Taft men to de Ot Senator Foraker Jn a statement made recently la Washing ton nut It right when he said that we ImMld proceed to elect a Republican After that the question of ought to be senator can be set Everybody ought to be content ctind on that proposlton and I in dorse Miners Unions Get July Charles Moyer of the Western Federation of which is holding its annual and President Lewis of the United Mlneworkers of Amer together with members of the ex scutlve boards of both have raached an understanding re garding a complete and uniform ex change of working cards and outlined plans for an affiliation of the two Both sides will report back to their regular conventions and ask for jurisdiction to work In The question of support to each other dur ing strikes will be settled at a future Hawaiian lands UVISH HOSPITALITY ON TAP Searchlights of Great Sea Fighters Play Upon Pavilion Where Dance the Balmy Evening Away Bluejackets Provide Military Spectacle Unique In Islands Enthusiastic of the Sus pended to Welcome the Jolly July the greatest military pageant ever wit nessed in this men of the Atlantic battleship fleet paraded arousing enthusiastic cheers from the donse crowds which lined the way along which they The line of march was along the principal streets of the city and every available post of vantage was occupied long be fore the parade Before the march started the men were drawn up at the starting point and a committee of a hundred Ha waiian women passed along the ranks Man From July man believed by the police to be Fred Purtel of was killed by a freight train at the Commercial ave nue The wheels of ten cart passed over the mans body and hill right arm and left leg were cut He was run down while endeavoring to avoid being struck by a train going in the opposite From papers found in the mans pockets It is thouphf his father is proprietor of a hotel lu A Foxs A fox Is bound to be a thief when ever he has half a chance to says London He can no more help taking a goose than a badly train ed cat can help taking a chop from the There was a tamo fox that was chained in a yard to keep Mm out of but he aoon hit upon a plan for seizing a stray duck or At the very farthest point to which his chain would reach he used to place a portion of bis food and then bide him self iu bis In due course a silly chicken was sure to spy the bait and begin pecking at it Before it bad had time to enjoy Its the fox would pounce upon it and the stock of poultry be reduced by When Not to It Is quite certain that much may be done to diminish the risk of tobacco aoiblyopla by paying attention to cer tain points of personal For a rule should be made never to awoke upon an empty but BB far as possible only after It Is absolutely bad to smoke before din ner and equally bad to smoke late at night to keep awake at oues it should also be forbidden to chew the cigar between the aa many en are wont to REAR ADMIRAL SPERRY Fleet placing the neck each jacky a chain of closely blossoms characteristic of the It was a pretty In the and officers and men joined in hearty appreciation ot efforts of the In the afternoon a formal reception to the officers of the fleet was ten dered by the commander of the naval Captain Reese and Last night the officers of the fleet gathered at Waikiki where a ball was given by the citizens in their Governor Frear and Rear Admiral Sperry shared In the duty of ing the many During the even ing the second division of the fleet at anchor just off the beach played its searchlights on the In the afternoon the polo grounds were thronged with sailors greatly in terested in the struggle going while a wild west show also drew many July Smith of Waynesburg was helping dig a At a depth of thirtytwo feet solid rock required The Wast and fuse had been made ready and Smith struck a match to touch to the Gas in the well exploded and fired his He held to the rope and was drawn He was not badly but the shock was July Haffner ot Plttsburg made a trip up the Monongahela river in his motor boat and moored the boat near The boat and the hull The machinery was car ried away and Bernardl claimed he hadbeen told to take the boat by a man jbwn The boat was valued at July Llnga the Newark bankerwho is serving a term in the penitentiary for wrecking the Newark Savings Is in a critical condition at the prison He is suffering with paralysis of the stomach and is trying to get the pardon board to parole He has not eaten for six days and has i taken but one glass of water In three July as signment was made by one of the largest hotel owners of this Hemler and Core were named as assignees and Johnson turned over to them the new Metropolitan hotel In this four other Harrisburg one Jn and a country Inn near this together with other July series of opinions State Oil Inspector Phipps Assistant Attprney General Miller that one Inspection of oils Is but that t is discretion ary with the inspector whether the inspection Is made at the refinery pr at the distributing Ohio deputy Inspector pan only work n is a great deal of oil fined for the Ohio trade at and points la West
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