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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                THE EVENING ESTABLISHED AUGUST 2 CENTS PER FIRE DESTROYS VILLAGES MANY LIVES LOST Bush Sweep Towns in British Columbia FUMES FANNED BY A GALE Report From Vancouver Says Seventy Persons Have Perishedat Canadian Pacific In Re to Urgent Calls for Rushing Relief Trains Loaded With and Supplies to the Stricken Fight Bravely Agalnat Demoniacal Laurler has received the following tel egram from Dlsastous fire Kootenay Crows Nest and other places almost completely Not less than persons Ca nadian Pacific railway carrying them to Elko and Every effort IM being made but these peo ple are utterly without tood or Fire covers seventy Seventy Immediate relief Telecrapk instructions at BIB WILFRID PREMIES OF a re sult of bush fires is wiped off the fourteen miles is in flames and the fate of Olseu and inter vening is In doubt as they are cut off from More than 100 lives are reported 74 of them in A territory B B 25c 15c Genuine Irish pretty as fine as ever a Quarter a yard Summer is not if it would pay to get Dimities as choice as these at the fine but 25c Madras dress or waist patterns and de sirable 15c a 10 and Printed a item of to Greatest of Amen 5c a Think of pretty gooili for a nickel a a chance of BOQQ8 NORTH 100 square mTTesin extent is a seeth ing mass of Through It are scattered hundreds of lumbermen and so that the actual loss of life will not be known for Much property of the Canadian Pacific and the Great Northern railways is de including bridges and rolling stock BO that It Is impossible to enter or leave the burning In of affected towns have flsd to open country to seek The railway companies have placed all available trains at the disposal of ref ugees and unless there is a change In the wind within twentyfour hours the whole of the Crows Nest pass country will be abandoned to the Impossible to Estimate There Is no possibility of estimating the loss of life and property which will result from the flames driven by a half making it impossible to put up a flght against their The con flagration Is the greatest which has ever visited Cranbrook has been wired to for ward all available provisions and a re lief train is proceeding there with Bush fires are raging from Cran book to the Crows The wind is blowing a heavy gale and all available men are fighting the flre and west of ranbrook it is under Tele graphic communication with Hoemer and Mlchol is Four men lost their lives trying to save the huge Great Northern fifteen miles west of but it was Two men from Spar wood were taken to the Michel hos It s feared Mlchal Is as the lira Is sweeping down the 2rows Nest and unless the wind shifts he whole Crows Nest country will be aid who has reached says the whole country Ween Cranbrook ani Michel is a seething The body of Peter Millar was found on the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks nsar Five Towns Reported Olson and tokato are reported destroyed by The Oanadlan Pacific railway la relief trains with food and clothing to the desti A bulletin from Michel says This town is doomed unless the wind makes a Canadian Paclflc railway making up special trains to carry in habitants to mayor of has wired Mayor Ashdown of Winnipeg for saying there are home For the past month forest flres have been raging in the mountains of the Elk river valley but they have not been considered Satur day morning a heavy wind sprung up from the west aud early In the after noon the ilames appeared over the crest of the mountains to the west of They ran down the mountain side and before a fire guard could be organized had entered the Inan hour the town was doomed and the in BANK DECISION TOHELPBRTAN His Friends See in it a Parti san At Fernie the only buildings re maining are six small shacks on the banks of the Elk the offices of the Crows Nest Coal company and the Pikes wood The offices of the Canadian Paclflc railway and Great Northern are together with all of the rolling stock In the the sleeping car Osceola being the only car One hundred cars of the property of the Great are gone and tho stock piles of coal and holding about half a million are In Northern railroad officers have received word from their division superintendent at that car loads of coke and coal and three bridges belonging to the company have been destroyed by the forest flres around The big bridge just west of Fernle and 3 and 4 bridges across the Elk river between Hosmer and Michel have been wiped The Canadian Paclflc railway lost two a water tank and all of its cars at Women and Children Cared The women and children have been sent to Cranbrook and refugee trains have been asked for nearby The Clear Valley Lumber company plant was destroyed and there are only a few residences left standing In the According to the dispatch six persons are known to have per ished and probably many more have met death In the brief spe cial to the Oregonlan from says that It is reported in Van couver that seventy persons have lost Lheir lives in the fire which Is raging in and about MITCHELL TO BOOST TRADE AGREEMENT Hopes Thereby Ib Greally Di minish Number of Strikes WILL INFLUENCE ELECTION Following Closely Upon tytandard Oil Reversal and Summoning of Labor Leaders for Contempt oi Bon apartes Declaration That National Banks May Not Avail Tjhemaelves of Benefits of Bank Quar Law Inspires of Public Attorney General Bonapartes opinion holding it to be illegal for national banks of Oklahoma to contribute to ward the guaranty fund for the protec tion of depositors or toavail them selves of the other privileges of the state banking act is the subject of a good deal of discussion Prom inent Democrats of Uricoln freely assert that following so closely on the heels of the Standard Oil reversal in Chicago and the contempt cases against the labor leaders In Washing ton the opinion of the attorney general still further strengthened the Demo cratic party in the present Bryan himself gave expression on the effect that the opinion will have in the coming It accentu ates the said and empha sizes the necessity of legislation framed from the standpoint of the de positor rather than from the stand point of the He would talk no further on the but said that he would give It liberal treatment in his forthcoming speech at some time during the present Having practically gotten his accept ance speech off his Bryan Is directing some of his thoughts to his The principal object of in terest with him just now is a large field of from which in a few days he expects tpt jjet crop of the present season and witeh he cal culates will yield still Bryan Is now a fullfledged union At the regular meeting of Lin coln Typographical union 209 Bryan was unanimously elected an PARIS TO FACE GENERAL STRIKE habitants sought safety In leav ing everything behind All night sad morning the exodus the destination being a small prairie in the valley three miles south of the At present persons are camped there lu the their only protection being shulters built of brush or while a constant shower of sparks from the burning area kept falling through the pall of smoke by which they are For u time communication with the towns to the west was kept but with the burning of he bridges across the Elk river this way was Scattered through the valley are many small and all of these have their groups of Escape Cut The hills In all directions are seeth ing masses of cutting off every avenue of The Ire spread with unprecedented rapidity and it is feared that several parties who tried o set through the puss have been cut Families have been separated and there is at present no means of check ug up the New Mitchell the labor who has acceptec the position of manager of the trade agreement department of the nationa civic federation at the request of its Seth explains in an In tervlew what he hopes to accomplish in that I am hopeful that through the trade agreement department of the civic fed eration a relationship will be estab llsbed between employers and work ingmen that will be conducive to their mutual said I have reason to believe that these efforts will receive the sympathetic ap proval and the practical support of organized worliingmen und the large employers of It will take time to demonstrate the practicability of the While I retain the position of vice president of the American Federation of Labor my whole line and attention will be devoted to the trade agreement My interest in organized labor IK the as it always has Four months ago I retired from the mine Workers union and I am free to take up my now duties without conditions as to the claims of any particular class of I feel that I can render more real service to the industrial forces of tho country in this position than in any As labor becomes thoroughly organized aud when employers and workingmen perceive and adopt the collective bargain or trade agreement mediation strikes will become less if they do not cease DeWltts Kidney and Bladder Pills are prompt and thorough and will in a very short time urengthen the weakened West Sold by Harry Keep Your Eye On This Space For Saturday Specials Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier cure a working card and membership by transfer to the active list at any The honor was conferred upon Bryan in recognition of many friendly acts and help In the past and as something in the nature of a politi cal counter to Judge Taffs action In joining the Shovelmens Gaudy Underwear for the Philip pines the army is to conduct a test of underclothing designed to protect the troops against fhe actinic The de pot quartermaster at Philadelphia has prepared suits of underclothing and as many hat all of an orange red They will be shipped to the where careful ob servation will be made to ascertain to what extent color can be depended on as a protection for troops against ac tinic JUST CALL ME SAYS NOMINEE TAFT Explains to Newspaper Men How His Name Changed Hot call me Taft and if you drop into col loquallsm me This was Judge Tafts laughing reply when granting audience to a number of newspaper who had severally addressed him as Judge and I first got the name Bill at continued Before I went I had been Willie in my loroe and among my Cincinnati boy hood But when I got through ichool I was called Will at My iounger brother never ailed me Willie after a happening me day at We roomed to gether on the top floor of Farnam all our room was just over the mld ile Harry a a He had gone out and for gotten to take with him a book he He came back to the entrance looking up on the yelled O In a second there was a head out of every ono of the 400 windows and It seemed as though everyone yelled at At any rate there was one long chorus of O that cured He baa called me Bill ever How about the 400 students they call me Bill just the You see I weighed 200 dutch Expected to cruiser Oelderland has arrived from La Her declares that he sent a chore at La Oualra with an offl VVftg refugeti an means of com with The he declined to accept bags and an official commu ne to to the German who U In charge of Dutch Interests in He reports also that Vene zuela Is preparing her forts for a de fense of tho It Is generally telavpd here that Holland will take prompt and decisive Hazing Are Oyster ering that the dismissal from the mili tary academy at West Point of the eight cadets found guilty of hazing would be too severe punishment for the offenses they President Roosevelt and Secretary of Wright have decided that the young men be reinstated in their classes and that other punishment be visited upon PARISFACES EXCITING DAY Workers Join in 24 Hour Strike FURTHER BLOODSHED FEARED Explosion Kills Three work men were killed and a fourth waa se verely burned as the result of an ex plosion of coal gas and dust In a coal conveyer at the plant of the Aetna Portland Cement company The dead are William ace Andrew forty Fen ton The out of order ud WM Jiwt put into commission when It Fire from the furnace below caoced an accumu lation of gas IB the obstructed passage and a tewrlflc explosion TRISTATE NEWS Butter Famine In is a butter famine throughout Aus tralia and prices are rising Defective An old darky in Alabama called across tho fence to bis neighbors who Is a student at the Atlanta uni says a writer in the Philadel phia Look he you goes to dont yer replied tho Getting aint yer Laming rithmctlc an figgerlng on a sin eh it don1 tok two whole days ter make au do it answered the snid the old you was going ter bring that hatchet back in an wasnt yer An hits two whole days sonce you borrered Whats the use of yo education ef you go ter school a whole year au den aut tell how long hit takes ter fetch back dot hatchet Masr garet age fell down a stairway and broke her right arm in two up setting a pot of boiling coffee the eighteen months old child of Frank Oakwood was probably fatally he used a lame horse in bringing a load of hay to town Brlce Armstrong was lined by Justice of the Peace Delmar miner of East was struck by a train and is in the Klttan ning hospital with a broken thigh and fractured Simon Sims and Richard young both from this were drowned in the Susquehanna river at They were in men were run down and two In the Col llnwood yards and one close by the Union by Lake Shore train None has been Louis Democratic candidate through the abdomen by He was taken to a probably fatally while the woman Is at her home In an unconscious condi tion from her Treasurer Sheatz has exceeded last years record in payment of the state school the total dis bursements for this object in the sixty days between June 1 and 1 aggre gating or more than paid In the same period last In Protest Against Shooting Down of Strikers at Vigneux FellowWork men Abstain From Work For One Day Seriously Handi Notified Not to Ex pect Electric Service Government Has Soldiers In Readiness to Quill Any twentyfourhour general strike with which the city la threatened today is tho sole topic or in While there are no signs of such as preceded the May day manifestations of considerable anxiety exists in the pub lic The press without exception reprehends the Intolerable behavior of revolutionary section of the general labor federation and urges on the government the suppres sion ef it aa the only means of re moving what it declares U a growing menace to The authorities are confident they have the situation well in In addition to the large policeforce of Paria the and this U is IB ample to assure troops all have been confined to M to be available at a moments no The labor camp is convinced that It is about to treat the nation to a demonstration of its power such as sel dom before has been It Is stated that the general labor federation has received the adhesion of unions affili ated with It Is Anticipate Possible The headquarters of the federation of labor was surrounded by imposing forces of Inside the building lengthy meetings were the results of them were kept strictly se1 The only announcement made was that the strike was certain of age and Anna age i success and that substitutes had been were the principals in a shooting affray Warner is dead with probably selfinflicted wounds and the girl is at the hospital with wounds in her head and left She will re Warner watjealous of the girl and the shooting followed a The dead man was a Marion according to New York dis claims to have walked from San Francisco in C3 days and 23 is branded as a When on his way to New York Walsh was enter tained here by the Elks and Afterward he was seen to leave the for governor of was I city between the bumprs of a African Natives Drum All through the continent of Africa lie natives havo a very perfect system of signaling with by which means they rap out messages from vll age to and it is quite wonder ul how swiftly and how far they are able to spread The drumming is always done at when souud travels and as ono lies awake on a clear night the ear Is ofteu gently assailed by the musical roll from a drum In the village and one waits with pleasant expectancy till the answering echo muffled by from a village sometimes two miles Wide given a marked demonstration by his regaidless of upon his arrival home from tho little daughter of Professor Robert Heck of Lehigh university who Is visiting his parents ut Heck toa near found a box of belladonna ate several and Arnold of Columbians county has designated Ingalls of Cincinnati to take his place as Ohio member of the notifica tion committee to inform Bryan at Lincoln ou 12 of his nomina in the Hope mine at fifteen miles above killed Ira Mauley and Champion Plore and fatally Injured William Roberts and Ben Tha latter two descended Into a deep shaft j to save thoir Clay Drlnlde of for many years one of the Republican leaders in Fair field county aud a brotherinlaw of Ar thur submitted to a very grave surgical operation at Grant hos His condition is rate of one fare plus a half fare for the round trip will be the general rate made by the railways from practically all parts of the country to the next annual en campment of the Grand Army of the Republic to be held here the weok beginning While whipping his wife during a domestic Sunday school dismissed when the tin ning establishment of Burgess Fred Hummeli of Wormleysburg caught prevented a disastrous spread of the flames in that Fire compa nies wore sent from this but by the time they crossed the Susque hanna the Sunday school brigade hud the flre under Oil Dlvilblss of Warren who killed his Jacob Offer was bound over o court without charged with murder lu the first The men quarreled about a Divilbiss did not deny the but said he only wanted to put some shot In Offerlees legs and give him a good body of Frank Bohecker was found in the Ma honing A year ago Bohecker had trouble with several Italians and relatives suspect foul Bohecker wan thirtyseven years old and leaves a widow and four He was a foreman of carpenters for the Penn sylvania Railroad company and bo longed to the Masonic lodge at New Colum bs Heat and Power with has boon Incor porated by Lnn George Hardy and Stewart to take over the proper ties of the public service By the new arrangement the Columbus Railway and Light company will abso lutely control the light and power business of ths elected to replace all the officers of the federation In case of their Early today blllstlckers began to placard walls with a most violent proc which explained that the strike is in protest against the of the government in preparing ambush and turning loose the who by charging and sabering had stung the manifestants into thus giving the troops an excuse to The authorities do not dare to announce the real number of work ers assassinated at This crime cannot pass and the only reply possible Is a twentyfour hour The police arrested the blllstlckers aud the manifesto then was dlstribT uted in the form of The first sign of the strike was when a number of printers did not put in appearance at the newspaper and it is feared that the journals will be unable to Those offices where work is proceeding are sur rounded by police In order to ward off attacks by militant Electric Power The Electric Power company has sent a circular to the restau rants and other giving warn ing that its employes are likely to cease work and advising precau tions be taken to protect 6ne profiting by the lea son of the electric strike In has placed a large automobile outside Us door to supply power Uu machin ery In case of In the Vigneux district calm contin ued as the funerals of the victims of last weeks disorders were the troops there remain under arms and patrol the As yet there are few signs of the labor troubles spreading to the prov Etlenne being the only where a twentyfourhour strike has been This Is set tor next Petti bone Has operation formed at Josephs hospital in on George formw ly a member of the executive Western Federation of showed that is from otr the physicians IK that bat UU sould 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