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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ESTABLISHED AUGUST 2 CENTS FORESTFIRE IS RA GING RED DEMON Kootenay Valley Is Desolated PROPERTY LOSS HEAVY Estimates Range as High as Ten Millions COAST CITIES SENDING HELP Train Beaph Sufferers With Supplies Flamea brake out again in Michel and Hosmer thta The wind is rising and ijlchelaeema ver has awakened to afull sense ot be situation around Accord tins to one report the loss will exceed and the death list total Will never be It Is now be lieved here that at least 200 persons Vancouver has wired for rer lief and sent a trainload of supplies A special dispatch from Winnipeg do Clares that the deaths will reach When the flamea were consuming Fernie the prisoners with the ex ception of Jive Black Hand suspects were Later they were recap tured and sent to A telegrani from Sampson of the Cranbrook Herald says All help needed quickly or worse will 1 Relief from Spokane was the first to reach the flre region pf More than persons are for A special car loaded with loaves of 150 gal lons of milk and other has left At a mass meeting of citizens 000 was subscribed In half an present sirnjjlles be sent to Cranbrook for At ffiat place are gathered women and chil dren who will have to be cared for during the next ten Other cities of the northwest are sending aid and the famine situation is rapidjy grow ing Nearly all of the refugees are reported to be Slavs Threaten That the Slavs at Fernie are mak ing trouble Is The re quest from Fernie to Cranbrook was for all the guns and leg irons that could be sent Provincial officers have taken charge and a spe cial left Cranbrook with all the guns that could be obtained In that Latest re ports from the forest flres raging in and around place the number of fatalities at 125 persons and the property loss at about From to women and children driven from the flame Swept region of Crows Nest territory are camped In Cranbrook and the sur rounding The situation at Michel Is Numerous flres started in the which were only put out by heroic Fires are raging on all sides and It remains only for high winds to arise and continue the de Hopes are faint for the safety of the for should the flre Jump across the river it will be impossible to save the Not alone the new town but the coal companys buildings and the entire old town be Practically An eye witness of the flre at Fernie in an in terview says The damage cannot fall short ol the greater loss falling on the Canadian Pacific railway and Trltes Wood and August 13 B B wool blankets At Hot Weather Elevenquarter All Wool Plaid Blankets that Oirclinatily sell a Pink and White Tan and Blue and and Black and other best Blanket combinations full weight and full a Another Heavy all wool Country Twill White with Color Border handsome high class WiU be a money saving propo sition tp Ipok aver the Blanket stock and provide against next Winters needs from these two underprice Cotton Blankets for 45c to MOUTH lumber is Thefre rBrftafns of what once was Fernie ten or eleven small cottages and five or six all situated near the There is not a hotel or business con cern of any sort left standing except the offices of the coal the Great Northern depot and water tank and the big concrete warehouse of the Wood Fernlo Is wiped off the map and Is not as It remains of sufficient importance to Justify the maintenance of a flag Some mostly women and little have to he housed and cared for until they shall have time to look about These are being shipped to where every public and nearly all the private houses are bains as temporary shelters for the homeless and in many cases naked The relief committee organized by Mayor Frink Uas sent away two trains filled with flour and Amid the smoking embers of their homes and with the great for est flre still roaring in the the plucky men of are clearing away the pitching checking up the missing and announc ing plans to build a new and bolter town where the hot ashes of the old Fernie lie A village of a village with many men few women and children will bo In evi dence before the sun sets The great wave of fire Is still roll ing eastward through thu fol lowing the line of the Canadian Pa cific some places Its path is but a mile in others three Nothing can stop It apparently till rain falls and that may be days or A DISPLAY OF QUICK Saved Hia Prldt and Ruiilin The Yankee and tho Russian story Is again on Its grand but as all attempts to name the original Yankee have London it is sife to phi the anecdote to any prominent American who may have visited 8t The Russian has been identified as the Grand Duke younger brother of the Czar Alexander and the Incident occurred about The Yankee went out for a walk In when the snow was melting after sudden The street a maze of divided into sections by narrow ledges of snow at the cross over which pedestrians carefully felt their The Yankee was just In the middle of such a snow bridge when he recog nized the Grand Duke Constantino ap proaching in the opposite The path being top for two persons to the grand duka being every one getting out of his the Yankee being too courte ous to turn his on a brother of the czar to return whence he came and too proud to step servilely into the for a mere prince of the royal was the Quick as a flash our American whipped out his presented It to Constantlne and Even or odd replied the astonished You win I said the Yankee and stepped off puddle half a leg highly pleased by this peculiarly American men tioned It to the and our Yankee was invited todineat the palace next SINGER TORN BY BULLDOG Mitt Prlma Victim of New Miss Bmllle prlma donna of the Abbrn opera last In the reception hos pital at Coney Island suffering from wounds Inflicted by an angry which attacked her In her home in Coney Miss Gardners Injuries and the shock she suffered from the attack ot tha ddg ara 60 serious that her condition is regatMrfd as The bulldog Is the of Miss Gardners who left the Gardner cottage after placing the dog and a litter of pUpples in the Miss who was In great fear or the dog and Was unaware of Us pres ence in the entered that whereupon the bullddg sprang upon fastening Its teeth In her left arm below the singer deavored to fight off the angry but the animal tore at her nearly biting oH two fingers and bit her se verely about the legU with pain and Miss Gardner fell to the but the dog continued its Neighbors attracted by Gardners screams forced their wayIpto the cot tage and the dog off and the injured singer reibdved to tire The dog Is undaribbservaUon to de termine Whether It has the but it is believed the Is Big Lockoutjn lock out of rlvjSters which Is In effect at the yulcan shipbuilding yard here threatens to spread the The1 trouble had Its origin in the refusal of the men to accept the terms of their employers relative to the payment ot overtime rates and in their objection to working extra hours in the completionof The construction of several warships has been delayed by reason ot the attitude of the The local Ironmas ters association decided to reduce the output of all theirfurnaces CO percent beginning next Saturday In order to coerce the and should this meas ure not Induce thecrifyetera toreturn to work It is theintention of the iron masers to close down all their works throughout the empire Btfpre Is It safe to eat going to Bleep asks much safer than eating we should say It is so hard to see what you are eating when you are you Fine feathers do not always make floe Sometimes they make a lit tle Bad BiMkt of thr Mill Who Wai Trying to Sell The meanest job of my lean said a was spectacle ped I still see the sad and scornful I still hear the reproachful which that work brought down on It was at the I had a case of spectacles for every age from fortyfive I paced the beach and the board Once I walked up to a lady and gentleman seated close together on the and I would these interest you The best nnd cheapest brand of old age spectacles on the This pair would be your will you try these fiftyfour year ones They and the man told with nn to move I remem bered as I moved that ho had boon holding her A seaside Of course they hadnt liked their thoughts brought down from love to old age On the board walk I accosted a pretty girl lending an old man by the Would your grandpa interested in miss I Best eighty year Tell him to said the And as 1 went a hot corn man chuckled was Gobsa Goldo and his young Angeles Bohemia Is Youth is every It Is bounded on the north and east by the barren middle age and on the south nud west by the steep and Impassable mountains of The true bohemlau is drunk on nothing but ambitions and though these leave no they frequent ly leave an emptiness of the The true bohemian has an appetite the morning but there is often no DeWitts Kidney and Bladder Pllli are i rompt and thorough and will In a very short time the weakened Sold by Harry West Keep Your Eye On This Space For Saturday Specials v r Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier The other day I heard a couple ot men arguing about mohair and one of them gravely asserting that they were dlffcVent names for the same said a New York The assertion was very far out of the The cloth known as If comes from the wool of tho animal of the same which thrives only In the Andean regions of Peru and Chile in South The which Vesembles the looks a good deal like our domestic sheep and has a most beauti ful Great flocks of them browse on the highest ranges of the Andes and are tho property of tho native In who shear them once Many efforts have been made to breed tho alpaca in different parts of Eu rope and but without suc A enrgo of them was brought to Baltimore some time in the middle of tho last but tho experiment of raising them in the United States was likewise a cloth known ns mohair comes from tbo Angora n very different animal from the The angora is found in South but tho lar gest flocks arc found lu Asia PARIS AND Contrasts In People and Maniiers In the Two Great In the streets French traffic all goes to the right London coachmen drive always to the Parisians live to gether in large houses like barracks Londoners have ono family in a The Londoner has a the Frenchman a Paris has Its London its Parisian beds are up lu an alcove in the wall Londoners sleep in tho mid dle of the Londoners take three or four meals a Parisians Paris London Paris loaves arc London loaves are Paris drinks London Paris takes Londpn Frenchmen while dining talk to their neighbor and enjoy each others so ciety Britons sit alone at table and dont sny but enjoy their London workmen work In their ordi nary call each other smoke clay pipes and punch each oth ers heads occasionally Parisian work men do their business in call their friends citizen smoke take their off to each other and do their fighting with their CO UNTERFEITERS CAUGHT HARRIMAN PLEADS FOR HIGHER RATES Says Railroads Are Not Paid or Sendees Harri man before his departure from Chi cago for the west last briefly discussed the possibility of a general Increase of freight rates in the United The American people ought to be willing to pay the railroads a proper compensation for a proper transporta tion he Such a serv ice we are now but we ara not receiving an adequate If the railroads are to go on ex tending their Improving those which are now operated and providing new equipment to take care of the countrys business they must have more I am not in favor of a calcu cruel and horizontal increase In the I am not a traffic man and I do not know much about such but I know that there is a proper way to go1 about a thing and that there Is a bungling way to do the same Harriman seemed to fayor a general readjustment of freight tar iffs rather than a general He believed that many rates were too low and should be but he was opposed to a straight 10 per cent in crease In the carrying charges for all to be an increase In 1 rtes he was oin I tell was the iMed by a despairing wave of 1 if there Is to be no Increase Wlll there be a decline n the next W core to But the railroad tt tha same position that ilim should be He is en T al he can get for his serv icav noMBd he gives the very best servce lies in Mine Drainage Kills all the fish in the Kisklmlnetas river were killed some time ago by poisonous water flowing Into It from mines Crooked creek In Armstrong county has been the favorite fishing resort for sportsmen along the Allegheny and Klsklmlnetas Campers now re port the water from an old coal mine is killing the fish in this stream Sportsmen are discussing the advisa bility of organizing to protect Encamp In train and boat thousands of Pythlans poured Into this city In time to take part In the exer cises preliminary to the formal open ing today of the twentyfifth conven tion of the supreme the bien nial encampment of the uniform rank of the Knights of Pythias and the an nual convention of the Pythian The chief official action of the conven tion was the formal dedication of Camp Joseph Lyon on Franklin one of the public playgrounds in where a canvas city ot tents accommodates the greater por tion of thelarge number of TRFSDUE HEWS1 An hes quite an enthu siast HP goes in for things in real earnest If gome one were to send him on a wild goose chaw hed speak of himself afterward M Philadelphia of tht Mother Pike to PlkeDWtat fairy itory do you want tua to tell today Little Little Krt Bwrlflg Hood or OctoPtuw la KMWM OUy Oil twentytwo years of this drowned in the Allegheny rlvBF at Eagle Hirry Hawkey of near found 971 in bills In the cushion of an old buggy he had George one of the oldest Lutheran clergymen in died at his home age a baggagemastor of Red Bank about nine miles north of this was held up and robbed by two high one third of the plant of the Allan Wood Iron and Steel company at Consho hocken was started up after being closed for a men were killed by an explosion at tha stone crushing plant of Charles Kehoe on the outskirts of tho Two of the dead are Oil Black fifteen years of Hickory Crawford was drowned in Sugar lake while boating with her mother and two one of the bestknown clergy men in the Cincinnati and Ohio confer ences of the ATelhodUt is dead from a complication of liver and stom ach state ment ot the condition of he treasury shows that there Is total surplus in the state treasury of practi cally all of which is n the general revenue party of picnickers tapped a keg of beer at Lake Altoona but could not get the am ber fluid through the An in vestigation disclosed that the bung hole was stopped up by a New 4 Amos 110 years died here at the home of his Daniel where he lived for many He was a veteran of tho Mexican and Civil He was born In hap pily with his wife and neighbors in the rear yard his home pvpr the fact that he had Just regained his lost twenty yearsi Ifarry better known as Blind dropped dead with heart If you take Kodol in the beginning the bad attacks of will be but U you little attecka to go unheeded it will take Kodol a longer time to put your stom ach lu Rood condition Get ft bottle ot Kodol fold by Har ry gas ex plosion wrecked the residence of Ed ward Neisdetel and seriously burned John age his When a match the explosion blew out one side of the frightfully es caped on his hands and Nancy eightysix and feeble from old committed sulcllleby into the Tuscarawas river near her home at Beach She had been living with her grandson and frequent ly told the family that she was a bur den and people of her age were men were klllatl and three probably fatally Injured In an explosion at the Knick erbocker colliery of the Philadelphia and Rending Coal arid Iron about one mile east of The accident was caused inrush ot gas in the gangway of the Buck moun tain which was Ignited while the miners were Jfor gan widow of Morgan who was killed at the rail road wreck at Kelly station last Au has entered a suit against the Pennsylvania Railroad company for as a of tho death of her Engineer Irwln was to have been retired three days after the wreck In which he Wick nineteen years had a ter rible experience whllo walking In tho botanical gardens of tho University of She was attacked by an army of which flew into her face and one of which became entangled In her Hysterical from the young woman turning in at thn university At the top step she fracturing an Samuel Gans of Jumped from the Carmel hospital root garden and was The woman had been at the hospital for lour weeks suffering from She had been taken to the roof Suddenly she dashed past the rest of the patients and plunged through a screened wow to tho eight stories mllea an including all will be the schedule tho electric railways whfch is to be In stalled pn the dlv1 sion Thenew connoiMnr 1nH just opened fcetwecu herex and Belle fontaine is thirtyfpiir miles and Is as Straight as an save two sweeping requiring cars to slow down only tlilrty tyur piles wjll he run ty dies and the thirtytwo miles from Bellefontalne through Urbana to will be made la ona i1 M Xti GREEN GOODS MEN TRAPPED Wile Negotiating Sale of Coun terfeit Money DETECTIVE HAS THE PASSWORD Men Alleged to Belong to WireTap ping That Fleeted William Walker of of Other Pea pies of Furbishes Information Which Results In Important in Brooklyn the Drop on New Two claimed by the police to have been members of the wiretapping gtoag that got the major portion of from William the New Britain V Savings bank captured in the back room otti Brook lyn restaurant last night charged with grand larceny and trajud ulent use ot the malls and it waa through the aid ot Louis a dealer in agricultural of that they were According to the the who gave their as fiftytwo of Brook t and Charles years of many letters to Ruthotr counterfeit and nflnaUJj plan was decided upon to alleged green goods The federal authorities and detec tlveg front tlJe New York police acted in It was arranged that Ruthotr should write that he intended coming to New York and by a returjj mail he received a it is giving him a password tobe used when he met the Instead of Rutr hbff Detective Qegan boarded the train the Michigan storekeeper waa to get here He was disguised and upon arrival registered at a hotel under the name of De tective Gegan he received a tele phone call from one of the alleged green goods men and an appointment was made Detective Gegan told of going to the Brooklyn of meeting the of the pioduc tlon of a package alleged to contain counterfeit money and then of his placi Ing the men under He drew his revolver nnd made the men The package of supposecl counterfeit money la In the hands of the federal Five Killed In Auto San Aug per j sons were killed and two were Injured near a fashionable sub when a huge occupied by five women and two chlldrqnj plunged down a embankment the of the of thlji f The AC Miss Clara MeCormlcUJ I age eighteen Robert son1 of Ira pBrlen Ira r age three Ira injured y both arms broken Miss Etnel MoCor shouldei s Beats Them HuntlPStoiT American motorboat Dixie n won the International motorboat defeat ing the British boat Wolsoley Slddeleyv s by 49 seconds over a thirtymils The Dixie Ils time was v 4 Her age speed was 77 nautical miles an The Wolsoley Slddeley was spoi the third and the Don fourth The Biitibh boat Daimler II after covering eight Suicide Under the Atlantic N bullet wound In hla twentyfive years of found dead under the boar4walU near the where be had sjiot Life was extinct when 3 p summoned by a woman who along anI heard the reached the 1 i1 Reduction have been t United Stages trjrtFallB that a will 0 into next weafc T j ba10 par 500 If t V N i iff ;