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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 30, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CENTS PBR STANDARD OIL SUIT AT ONCE HALFCHARRED BODY IN OILYJATTRESS Bins New York Palice a New Murder Mystery to Solve Now July the finding of the halfcharred of a young woman in an Isolated section of Wll one of the most atrocious and cunningly planned mur ders that has been given to the police to solve In many years was Death was caused by a cut across the throat and then In an endeavor to destroy all evidences of the crime the murderer or murderers wrapped the body In an oilsoaked poured oil ovar the victims clothing and set fire to the A power ful acid had been previously poured over the face to obliterate the wom ans features and make the identifi cation Although two arrests have been made the police do not believe they have in custody anyone who can shed anr light on the The pris oners are James an old man who lived In a stable not far from where the body was and his son a who dlscov the The body was found in a large va cant The nearest buildings stebles and there is a dismal stretch a quarter of a mile between them aud the spot where the body was who wai sleeping In a stable with his saw the flames about 4 oclock in the morn lag and ran out to extinguish the earing it might spread to the He was horrified at finding the halfburned corpsetied In tho oil The murdered wom an was apparently of gentle for she had Dne which looked as If it had received good care and the particles of clothing found were of good She was about thirty years KILLED UNDER AUTO Vinderbilts Stepson Meets With Tragic July one of the most terrible automobile accidents In many years In Prance Wlnthrop a stepson of was killed just outside the grounds of Vanderbtlts beautiful country the Chateau Louis de twen ty miles from Sands was driving his fifty horsepower car along at a terrific clip in a desire to reach the where Sands and her infant daughter were He had al ways been known as a reckless driver as he had been delayed at rail road he opened the throttle wide as he approached the chateau Almost Immediately a tire burst and the machine crashed into a turning over and burying Sands under the forward part and pinning the chauffeur to the An ex plosion occurred and in a moment the car was in Peasants working In the adjoining the only witnesses to the They rushed to the fearing a further explosion of the gasoline they stood idly not knowing how te give assistance to the injured Finally they managed to raise the rear of the car and release the both of whose feet had been held and a little after beating down the they out the bleeding and burned body of Hearst le Made July national com wittee of the Independence party elected William Hearst an chair nan Neal of Indiana and Howard of Alabama vice and Charles Walth of Iowa secre i I i Nerve and Strength Granite July charged with killing Annie wealthy widow of the Conner Poles of Gran ite was found by the police half dead by the a swamp two miles southeast of where he had been hiding In the woods since the crime Sunday Honza had been without food three In his de spair and terror he had tried to end Ills life by stabbing himself over the but his hand lacked nerve and and the wound only weak ened He was armed when but offered no FIGHT TO FINISH BY GOVERNMENT WHl Proceed at Once Against Standard Oil Company BONAPARTE DETERMINED After Conference With Leading Gov ernment Prosecuting Attor ney General Announcement That Every Effort Will Be Made to Secure a Revision of the Recent Court Decision Setting Aside the Fine Against OH Monop Push Pending July an all day conference of the leading govern ment prosecuting officers and Frank Kellogg of one of the special cousel for the government in certain civil It was announced by Attorney General Bonaparte that every effort would be made to secure a revision of the recent decision and opinion of the United States circuit court of appeals in the case of the Standard OH company of Indiana and that an application for the reargument of the case and a modification of the opinion would be submitted to the UNCHARITABLE SAYS COMMONER Bryan Criticizes Points in Tails Acceptance Speech TO DISCUSS IT FULLY LATER Republican Nominee Not Satisfied With the Work of Republican Con Peerless and Feart Uprising Which Repub lican Abuses Have Will Make Ne Extended Campaign Coming Stead ily Into Democratic Campaign July Charging that William Taft Is not satisfied with the work of the Chicago which nominated him as the Republican candidate for the presi dency and that he is deeply im pressed with the work of the Demo cratic William Bryan issued statement in which he ex presses the opinion that Taft feant the uprising which Republican abuses have caused and yet hesitates to adopt his real and substantial re The statement was called forth because of the allegation made by Taft in his spaech of acceptance at Cincinnati that Bryan was a destroyer of In regard to the speech Bryan said I read It and shall discuss It as I deal with the various subjects upon which it For in a speech at between now and the first of I shall discuss the guaranty of banks and contrast Tafts position with the Democrat ic In my Labor day speech at Chicago on 7 I shall discuss his attitude on the tariff the trust question and other questions on which he has expressed Engrafted Democratic The most noticeable feature of THE NOMINEE IN PERIL To Auction Print New July Is proposed to establish an open market for news paper print paper In this An auction sale of 100 tons of newspaper print paper In carload lots Is an nounced for 6 by John Harris of the American Newspaper Publish ers Frequent similar auction sales are to It Is be lieved this will have the effect of making a flxed July 1 B B remnant day tomorrow Besides thousands all odd and marred goods from every section of the store marked with Remnant Day Everything marked in figures in Red BO much for the piece or just as you see it Let the first train in the morning bring you to this greatest of all Remnant BOQQS tWORTH Dog Plays Havoc In New July by a the head of which they brought with a party of seventeen women and children of appeared at the pasteur ward of the Naw Orleans charity hospital and applied for Compos Ing the party were two white eleven white one white man and a negro woman and her two chil All of the Several Varieties Are Heav ier Than Ebony was known and highly es teemed by the ancients as an article of luxury and was used by them for a variety of In India It Is said that it waa em ployed by kings for scepters and also for On account of Its sup posed antagonism to poisons It was used largely for drinking The name ebony is given to the wood of several varieties of All kinds of ebony are distinguished for their great density and dark The wood in all varieties is heavier than The heaviest varieties are the The other grades require a considerable amount of staining to make them Ebony Js of a uniform color through out and will not show any deteriora tion even from long continued There are three varieties of ebony well known iu The ebony from tho Gaboon coast of Africa is tho darkest The Madagascar ebony Is the The Macassar ebony furnish es the largest It is sold by weight Imitations of ebony can always be distinguished by their lighter and the cheaper imitations can be de tected by merely scratching the sur Although no time is fixed this his speech is to amend action by the government will be tak1 the Republican platform by engraft en at the earliest possible I ing on It some plonks of the while the pending prosecution against Deffiocratld Hela evidently the Standard company and all oth not satisfied with the work of his con er prosecutions In which the giving or vention and is deeply impressed by receiving of rebates Is charged will the work of the Democratic conven pressed to The decision to He is take this action waa unanimous on in not giving the Democratic party the part of the five men who partlclj credit for having pointed out reforms which his own convention but which he In a halfhearted way in The speech shows he fears the uprising which Republican abuses have caused and yet hesitates to adopt his real and substantial re Confirmation was given by Bry an to the story that it was not his In tention to make any extended cam paign but only to deliver a few prepared speeches at central points before the first of and that during that month he expects to rej main home and help in the education al work of the campaign through the discussion of public questions in the form of signed interviews and Many visitors rode out to Fair view and paid their respects to the Democratic One of these was Flyhn of who was a delegate to the Denver Flynn discussed politics with Bryan for some time and expressed the belief that Ohio would be found In the Democratic column In Novem pated In the Attorney General Bonaparte called to the conference Solicitor General Hoyt of Edwin Sims of United States dis trict attorney for the northern dis trict of Illinois James Wllkerson of Chicago and Frank Kellogg of The following statement was given out by Bonaparte The government will make every effort Its power to secure a re vision of the recent decision and opln ion of the circuit court of appeals for the seventh circuit in the cose of the Standard Oil company of either by the court of appeals if by the supreme court of the United The gentlemen who have been In consultation with me all unite In my opinion that In the Interest of Impartial and effective ad ministration of our laws such action on the part of the government is imperatively demanded by the circum stances of the case and the possible consequences If this opinion should stand as authority without question by the To this end an application for a reargument of the case and a motion for the modifica tion of the opinion will be submitted to the circuit court of appeals on be half of the United States at the earli est possible Other appropri ate steps will be taken their character to be determined by the courts action upon this applica The pending prosecutions in which the giving or receiving of re bates or offenses of like character are charged will be pressed to trial and judgment by the government with all possible energy and as promptly as may be In the view of the governments ad visers the reversal of the Judgment In the case recently decided In no way affects the merits of that controvfirsy or the necessity and duty of bringing to punishment In this and any other Individual or shown to have evaded or dufied the Ice cream and at the Central school grounds AUGUST 1 Saturday Specials Complete Base Ball 69c Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier HARRIMAN AND GOULD WOUINGJN HARMONY Bel Together For tin Belief tl Wheeling and Lake Erie New July conference between George head of Gould railway system Harri president of the Ualoa Facile and Southern Pacific and representatives of the banking firms of Loeb and Blair was accepted as giving substance to the report that Harriman and his associates are about to enter upon a friendly agreement with Qould which will harmonize the relations of the Gould and iHarriman railroad In One of the immediate results of this and similar conferences is expected to be the financing of the of notes of the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad which all due on Saturday and which are guaran teed by the Wabash Both of these railroads are Gould proper In Wall street the belief prevails that Harriman is likely to fig ure prominently In any financial Mp port which may be given to Qould It Is believed he will ac cept a place in the Wheeling and Lake Brie directorate and that this will be followed by an or at leaat a working between that road and the IN KNEELING POSITION ody of Ralsbeck Found In Three Feet of July sin aspect has been given to the nso of the drowning of and loorse RatsbeckOf New York at three miles from it lias become known that body was found in about i hi of In a kneeling po and that she had a long bruise on the side of her which cut her tipper and one extending down on her throat under the It was also learned that there was no water In her who ex amined the Bald that neither of the bruises would necessarily have caused yet the fact that no water was found in the womans lungs led him to believe that the womans death was not caused by The body of Ralsbeck was found farther out in the lake In about twenty feet of The sup position here Is that the woman was stunned by the blows and dragged or thrown into the The boat in which the couple had gone fishing was found right side up and the fish ing tackle In it in good thus Indicating that the boat had not been accidentally Notwith standing this the coroners verdict was that death had been caused by drowning and no official mention was made of the possibility of any other cause of so far as Rals beck is Kennedys laxative Cough Syrup acts gently upon the bowels and thereby drives the cold out of the Sold by Harry TRISTATE NEWS Preparing Speech of The actual writing of his speech of acceptance has not yet been begun by but he said that his Ideas were about formulated and he would enter upon the work of prepa ration in a day or The fact that on additional stenographer has appeared on the scene is an Indica tion that all is in readiness for this important Charles Bryan remitted to Gov ernor treasurer of the Demo cratic national committee given by 101 contributors to the campaign Governor Haskell telegraphed that two hours after his selection as treasurer hod been announced was contributed by sixtytwo local This he came without July gressman Henry who was chairman of the Democratic national convention at announces that the committee on notification of Bryan will meet at at noon of and that Bryan will be formally notified of bis nomi nation during the afternoon of that As permanent chairman of the Democratic convention Clayton became chairman of the committee on notification and will deliver the notification Needed Whats the matter with you de manded Borein Ive got a right to air nay havent 11 of replied BO stale and musty they cer tainly need something of that Philadelphia Practice not your art and twill 1000 was brought back last week from Oklahoma to answer to the charge of killing Washington an wealthy made three attempts to commit suicide In jail July Harris is disposed to make light of reports that his health Is such as to cause though he admits he Is not feeling In the best of He Is on his farm near July to heavy orders two furnaces In the melt Ing department of the Colonial Steel have started and the puddling which has been idle for some has also re July tar wagon used by the city in repairing streets caught fire on Oliver avenue and the names shot up Into the air almost thirty causing a spectacular dis play which created much excitement for a July a roll of bills proved the undoing of John a Sheriff Van Gun ten arrested him at South Warsaw near Jones is suspected of be ing one of a gang that attempted to rob a bank near Ada July it Is over the escapade her against whom she had insti tuted proceedings for and be cause her father had been reduced in fortune nearly Julia Shlmer committed suicide by shooting July a riot at the Providence mines in Bel mont thirty Montenegrion miners held 400 native and foreign miners at bay until the arrival of a posse of The mine was tied up for the day and four mine officials were July In the middle of the Baltimore and Ohio rail road bridge at Thirtythird street by a Zegmont age was His Joseph Zeles and a cousin of the dead boy jumped to the side of the rolls and escaped July Aero club of Columbus has been formed here with nineteen charter Saturday the club will send a com mittee to Chicago to ask the federa tion of American aero clubs to se lect Columbus for the international baHoon races this July his Carnagle medal as the most precious ot possessions Captain Marie Oae the hero of the Ofcttrokse wreck of Atlantic to Hit it among his although he has Oled a voluntary petition In bank ructojr im July drilling of a 250barrel oil well inside the village of Mlngo Junction and the drilling In of one fully as good at the edge of the village has caused ex Every lot owner in the place is being harried for leases and In some cases bonuses arc July ringing a telephone bell in his office at Byesvllie on July when he was lancing an abscess so startled Long that he let the lance slip and it entered his left Blood poisoning resulted and Long later died at the Cambridge July audi tor generals department has complet ed the settlement of the tax question with the Reading which will pay into the state treasury about The taxes of the Pennsyl vania Railroad company will be about which will also shortly be July son of Major announced that he had been married since to Miss Flossie a young society woman of this The pair eloped to Buffalo and after their marriage returned to their respective They now have parental for July Nick Pet age of at tempted to quell a disturbance be tween three of his countrymen he was shot in the head for hia Ha is lying In a dying condition In the McKeesport and Blagan Za one of the alleged is in the county July old William McCloln gave his life for his nineyearold The boys were swimming in the Delaware when Thomas was seized with William grabbed him and with a great effort managed to reach the With a desperate effort he shoved his little brother up to safety and July Brig gle has been appointed receiver ot the Canton Athletic holder of the Canton baseball team fran Action was brought by Presi dent Shrob to protect himself and The liabilities of the club are placod at assets at It Is announced that the Can Con team will continue In the years ago last after a quarrel with his William Jones of Leigh mortgaged his divided the proceeds with his wife and Monday night an eightyeightyearold man who could not speak English was found wander ing along a suburban road and was cared for by the Last night there was an affecting reunion with his two all that Wfife the TAFTSBOAT IS PEPPERED island fyeen Carrying Nomine and Party Fired On WOMAN PASSEN6ER INJURED Sttamer Had Reached Point In Ohio River Near Un known Man Emerged From tyboat and Fired With The Judge Kept In Ignorance of Taft Is Made Mem ber of Steam Shovelers Leaves for Hot July has become known publicly that the steamer Is land which conveyed Judge Taft and the aotifloaUon committee aa4 gMiUi up the wan fired upon by am unknown man on a beat moored on the Ohio Me the river near Russell this on the hurricane di rectly under the seat occupied by the presidential waa struck In the face and breast by a number of She was not seriously Very few of those on the steamer knew of the occurrence and Judge Taft was not The Island Queen had steamed slowly around the bank at and was near the middle of the river when persons leaning on larbord rail saw a man emerge from the cabin a shantyboat moored on the Ohio bank and fire a He waa in shirtsleeves and wore a straw Rusaell Not Badly Russell gave a scream act declared she had been She was hurried into the where It waa found not seriously One of the shot had penetrated the over her left eye and another had struck her on the The distance from the shore waa BO that the force of the shot had yaltaost spent itself when it reached the A number of the pellets pierced her A young man stand ing by RusMlls chair was hit by one of the but he wag not The officers of the boat stated tkat they would make an investigation in order to learn the identity of the mis creant who filrad the Russell said I was standing by my wifes but none of the shot hit It was lucky we were not closer to the Ohio I saw the man plainly and at first thought him mere ly an enthusiastic I do not like to believe the shot waa fired with malicious Intent and It may have been only chance that the spent charge struck just below where Judge Taft was Taft Now Good Union William Taft is now a fullfledged honorary member of the International Steam Shovelers The new honor was conferred upon him at the home of his Charles After receiving the badge and cre dentials which entitle him to run any old steam shovel that he happens to find In need of a boss Judge Taft made the shovelmen a happy little in which he told them how much he appreciated the compliment and what splendid work they hare done and are doing down on the Isth It Is because of their enthusi astic efforts and untiring he told that the great work it so far advanced accompanied by left Cincinnati last night Hot where ttiey will remain until the opening of the campaign the first week in At that time Taft will return to this city where it is his present intention to remain until election No Danger Scented July state de partment has not yet taken stepi to ascertain the definite intention of the Netherlands government In dispatch ing the ember Qelderland to VeneV iuelan Nor apparently is H concerning Itself very much about what is to be BO long as Ameri can Interests are not jeopardized and lio territorial aggression 10 Mkewlse the Holland ipvorouwt not divulged to the United States just what its Intentions if these hare fully   

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