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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - November 12, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ESTABLISHED PRICE SCENTS YOUNG LAWYER FALLSJJOFEET Son of Henry Watterson Victim of Fata Accident IS FOUND ON ROOF ADJOINING With Every Bone In His Body He Having Plunged From Window on Nineteenth Story of New York Skyscraper to Roof of TenStory Building Theory Discredited by Young Mans Had No Cause for Such an Coroners Verdict Accidental New Harvey a lawyer and younger son of Henry editor of the Loulsvlllo Courier plunged to his death from the nineteenth floor of an office building at 37 Wall His body shot downward for feet and landed on the roof of a tenstory building Almost every bone wois broken and the head crushed and death was Wihile there were no witnesses to the tragedy evidently It was entirely Wattersons hat and overcoat were on his closed Pre iumably he had attempted to lower the window and either stumbling over the which was in front of the low or losing his footing in some man ner pitched forward and down to death on the roof was thirty years old and He was Junior member of the law firm of Russell Shortly before 4 after having discussed a case with a Walter eon remarked that he was going homo and passed from the library through the office of the managing Into his private the door of which closed and locked automatic ally as he IJagg was the last person to see the young lawyer i A few minutes later the superlnj tendent of the building rushed in and j informed Thomas senior j member of the that ho believed Watterson had fallen from the window looking down from tho the mangled form was seen lying on the roof The body was removed to the Wattereon after the coroner had declared the death of Watterson was due entirely to A peculiar feature of the case was Watteraone watch and ciga ret case In one pocket and a pipe in another pocket were not damaged by the SOMEONES BLUNDER COSTS EIGHT LIVES Several of the Victims Slowly Burned to Death New a colli sion of passenger trains at a station on the New Orleans and Northwestern twelve miles from this eight persons were killed and about tweutyiflve The wreck caught and it is feared several injured persons imprisoned in the wreck were The dead are Lexing Professor New Orleans university William Mar William age Ora Hat Morris Miss Augustus Heal One of the trains was twenty mln utee but was permitted to pro ceed on the other trains The re sponsibility tor tints neglect bos not yet been fARIS CLOAK HOUSE Store Of Exclusive Styles showing the strongest line of merchandise to be seen in our city consisting of SUITS Both Plain and fancy in all the fashionable weaves For Evening and Street wear the Automobile and ALSO Caracul and Persian Lamb Remember the Ladies of Greenville trade the same here as at Come now while stock is 708 State Street If your money is earning you less than 5 it will pay you to come and see We offer for sale investment bonds of the highest Particulars on Application The Gillcspic BENUtolihu WITH GRIEF Editor Wattcrson Hears of His Sons Untimely of the death of Harvey Wattersou first came to friends of the Henry editor of the Courier and they formed a pathetic little conspiracy to breaktho news to the editor as gently as Tele phone com ro mil cat I on with his country fourteen miles from the was Immediately The coterie of friends deputed to Benjamin widow of a former consul general to the difficult task of telling the sud denly bereaved a few weeks ago of the husband who had been Witter sons protege and Intimate ac complished her mission in the best manner and today tho editor la sitting at his home benumbed by while hundreds of telegrams from men of national prominence al ready are offering The bond between Watterson and his son was an unusually strong their Interest In politics and na tional affairs being common and the fathers satisfaction at the rapidly widening career of the son was It was decided by the family that Watterson would not be able to under take a Journey to New and Harvey Watterson was therefore aske1 to bring the body to SILAS PETTIT DEAD Noted Philadelphia Lawyer Stricken at His Pet one of the bestknown corporation lawyers In the was found dead In his offices in this He was seated at his desk and had been stricken while writing a A jan itor found the ettlt was sixtyfour years of He was a civil war veteran with a title of lieutenant a director in many corporations and a wellknown club Costs Hughes Charles Hughes filed with the sec etary of state his certificate of elec tion giving his total expendi tures at Pet Dog Had Laura Green is dying from Two weaks pet dog jumped at Green and struck her eye with PeanutsKilled Calhoun of the supreme court of Miss issippi is dead of acute it Is by RAILROADS BUYING Iron Trade Review Tells of Many Or ders for Iron Trade Review says today Indications of Increased buying by the railroads are noticeable and in clude almost everything from cars to track Orders for aboui steel freight cars have beon placed recently and figures are being taken ia about Estimates for the repair of some freight cars are also being Recent or ders include steel underframe cars for the seventyseven all steel passenger cars for the Pennsyl vania and 475 refrigerator cars for the Santa The old prices for steel for Bessemer and for open prevail during next year and Inquiries involving a consid erable tonnage are already The Pennsylvania Steel company has sold tons of standard sec tions to the Atlantic Coast A Virginia railway has bought fifteen lo comotives of the American Locomo tive company and will probably close on steel cars The Burlington and Qulncy has made an inquiry tor tons of Cooper Charged With state warrant charging him with the murder of former United States Senator Carmack was served on Robin Cooper tt a VERIBEST RUBBER THAT A thicker coating than any other Rubber Roofing on the Noth ing better regardless of Needs no GET OUR McHenryMlllhouM South FOR SAI4B BY LIVimSTONtMYER JAILOR FINDS ANDRES BODY Spot Marked Witli Cross in Labrador Desert NO TRACE OF HIS GOKI08S Letter Received in Denmark From Cap tain of Danish Steamer Inga Tells of the Discovery by the Skipper of the American Schooner Pelops of Conception of Documents Also Said to Have Been Found With the Body of the Is rea son to believe that the body of Pro fessor the Arctic explor who in made an attempt to reach the north pole in a has been found on the coast of A letter recived hero from the cap tain of the Danish steamer dated reports that Cap tain skipper1 of the American schooner of discovered in Northern ASKED TO RLCONSIDEd Attempt Being Made to Nullify Ore gon Senatorial in probably llu longlookodfor scheme to nullify the popular nominal Ion of a by a Hiv publican commanding about majority In thla II llftyono of the legislators who will partclpate In the coming session of the next which will elect a United States sena are bound by statement 1 pledge that the legislator will support for United States senator the nomi nee receiving the highest number of votes at the last pravous general elec The plan Is to circulate for Big nature by the electors throughout the state documents absolving tho legisla tors who signed the fledge from ad hering to their The views of the promoters are tersely expressed by the following statement made by one ot them We are convinced that a state which gave Taft a plurality of nearly does not want a Democratic United States OUSTER SUITS ARGUED Wade Ellis Presents States Case In Hearing at first assistant attorney general of tho United acted as attorney for the state of Ohio in the ouster suits against die Solar Refining Buckeye Pipe Line company and the Ohio Oil auxiliary compa nies of the Standard Oil when the sulta came up In circuit court before Judges Hurln and Don Virgil Kline represented the One hour and a half was given each side for The Judges re served It is expected in a day or PROFESSOR 87 A Labrador cross bearing the name Andree arid that beneath this cross he found a boidy box of docu letter Inga woe sent from Indian Labra and states that the schooner Pe lops arrived there from Cape Mug Northern Captain Chalkerreported that he went inland at that place about a quarterof a mile from came upon a sim ple wooden cross on which wasin the name He under the cross and found human remams and a box containing Captain Chalker said that he removed the but he refused to say whether or not the papers were In his He asked the Tngas captain how the name Andree was On being told be took a pleco of paper from his on which was written the name as It appeared on the It was The place where the cross was dis covered Is an absolute desert and is rarely even by tbe What became of Andreea two com if the discovered remains prove to be Is but light probably will be thrown upon their fate by the examination of the Captain Chalker is a half caste Es who took part in the landing of the Peary expedition in Missing Eleven The expedition to discover the north pole organized by Professor An a left Danes in a balloon the afternoon of July Professor Andree was accompanied by two com Strlndberg and He was prepared to drop messages relat ing his progress and various such com munications were discovered during the three months following his depart No authentic ever was received regarding the fate of the balloon or its In Septem a buoy marked Andree po lar with an anchor at was picked up on King Charles Island and later Identified as the buoy which Andree was to drop when pass Ing the but the general opinion was that it had been lost overboard or thrown out to lighten tho In a bottle containing a note numbered 143 was found near the moat northeasterly port of PARIS LEADS AGAIN Elevated Aeroplane Station Latest De velopment In instance ot the aeroplane enthusiasm in France Is found In the erection ot an elevated aeroplane station as a commercial ven ture in the heart of the It is to be located on the roof of a large The roof of this fit the corner of the Rue de la Lune and thj Boulevard Bonne will be transformed into a great artis tically bordered with Hera will be found all the necessary para ot service in connection with tbe arrival and departure of aero1 BANK MAY REOPEN New Kensington Concern Will Pay Out and It Is New was stated after Receiver ap pointed to investigate the accounts of the closed First National of this had partially completed his that the institution is in much better condition than at first investigation is campled ed next ranSj wilt take action to reopen the The It is are sufficient to cover the liabilities and depositors need not fear EVANGELIST GALLS BRYANJO PULPIT Says He II He Be the Modern Paul French who Is holding a re vival meeting has issued open letter to William Bryan the Nebraskan to become an evangelist and predicting that Bryan would become the equal of the Apostle Twelve years writes Oli I wrote you a letter in which I stated my conviction that you should preach the gospel and added the state ment that If you would consecrate your wonderful talents to an evan Bryan of the twentieth cen tury would equal the Paul of the first century as a champion of the cause of Personally your three defeats have been three sources of sorrow to as I have hoped to see you elected to the Who knows Perhaps God has withheld the presidency from you in order that you may become more to your country than I am firmly convinced that one ambas sador of Christ of your caliber is worth more this nation than presl NINE KILLED IN WRECK Freight Trains Collide When One Gets Beyond men lost their lives ip the collision of two Union Pacific freight trains at and In the fire which broke out in the The dead are engineer John Mur conductor Hans Chris fireman Brakeman Brakeman three Japanese The wreck was caused by one of the tralpis getting beyond control while running down a FIREBUGS STILL BUSY Another Philadelphia Lumber Firm Heavy la be lieved to have been the fifth fire of Incendiary origin occurred at the hard wood finishing rnlllB and lumber yards of Fritz in the northwest sec tion of the Children from a ochool near by told the authorities that they had two men carry chips and kindle a fire be hind the drvhou8CL The loss U TRUSTATE NEWS IN BRIEF Hamden Oak Hill fire brlcli which has been idle for one has resumed A heavy rain In the Kanawha valley has done more to extinguish the forest fires than all other efforts and all dan ger is a young was arrested on suspicion of having tried to sell to the keeper of an Immoral house a youig woman who was in his have arrested Wassll a who is charged with the manufacture and circulation of counterfeit dimes and half dollars and John Boes stated that he had been offered a month if ho would permit a trio of gamblers to prosecute their business on the outskirts of the A twomasted supposed to be the was driven ashore west of here lasi The vessel carried a crew of all of whom were lighted cigar thrown carelessly on some dry leaves by a hunter in Union township caused a loss to a half dozen farmers before the fire was got under of near recently held up an express wagon filled with beat the driver and smashed all the jugs and bottles they could state board of public works has decided to clean the canals of the state from one end to the The campaign will be opened at where the city will be made to dredge the an nouncement ie made that the wire and wire nail departments of the American Steel and Wire company at South Sha ron will be started next About 500 men will be with killing Frank it is he found in his sis ters rtalph Hlckman of Ritchie county in Hickman is the son of a merchant at Toll West v Ov andi circles in Union ooonty considerably i red over the ingof a suit for divorce byProbate Judge Dudley who was elected on Tuesday of last for a second He charges cruelty and Oil taking nine morphine thirteen antisep tic tablets of corrosive a tablespoonful of powdered a tea spoonful of concentrated lye and slash ing her throat with a Delia Bar rett of this city will Her vitality puzzles Grenfelt DUcredlti Wil fred the noted Labrador medical missionary and who delivered a lecture here last when shown the dispatch from Copen hagen containing the report of the finding of the body of Explorer An said I do not believe that there Is any truth In Mountaineers Rescue to a report from a posse of armed men from Wayne invaded Lawrence took a suspected moonshiner named Vinaen from Kentucky and are now hiding in the Weat Virginia defying Sherman on an address at the convention of the New York state federation of womens clubs herr Vice PresidentElect Jamee Sher man said the women are qualified to vote If they are granted tbe PRIVATE FUNGI SAYSjOOSEf Nobodys Business Will to Dinner discus sdon which has arisen over the which President Roosevelt is to give In the House next Tuesday to a number of labor leaders brought forth from the executive offices Of the preslV dent an official statement pointing out that the dinner is not an official one and declining to discuss the omiMtati President Vice President Secretary Morrison and Treasurer Lennon of the Federation of Laoor from the RWWt The statement says It would of course be absurd to take any notice of any discussion as to who should or should not be Invited to dinner by the RESENT GOMPERS SNUB His Fellow Unionists May Decline White House News says President enub to Gompers will be resented by John Daniel Keefe and James Duncan as soon as they receive the presidents Invitations to attend his ex ecutive dinner at the White House next These three membera of fche execu tive council of the American Federa tion of Labor nave decided that they will decline the Thejac tlon was taken after the slight put upon President Gompers and other offi cials of the federation bad been gen erally discussed by the delegates to the The Invited decided it President Roosevelt wanted to 4o anything In the Interest of labor it must be done through the organlia tlon the American Federation of La recognized as the parent body of all unions in the Low Sees the Beth president of the civic had a conference with President Veltin regard to a proposed akiend men t jto the Sherman antitrust leaving theWhite House some amendment looking t6 a modifi cationof the law In the interest of both capital and ChlcagoGraln Wheat prices on the local exchange today touched a new high record for the De cember selling at 104 and May at Realizing sales caused a slump from the high tut the market closed Corn was also firm and oats and provisions were December op tions 62 Pittiburg 1 Corn 3 yellow 31 32 Ohio 29 Cheese Ohio full light market tidy fresh cows and common tp Sheep and Lambs Supply fair and market Prime good culls heavy art ttrin dwWe decta market clow and Prime beavy light Scent at from Mildred Hollands muterplece The Lily and at the opera Norember now on
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