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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania va ESTABLISHED PAH AUGUST 2 CENTS fcBft ANOTHER FLYING MAC FEARFUL TALES Of Halrbreadtii Escapes From Burning Towns PASS THROUGH FIERY INFERNO Train on Which They From Their Homes Obliged to Run Between Two Walls of Flaming Too Hot to Touch Find Bridge Burned and Are Compelled to Re After Spending Mis Night on of Life George with bar Miss Maud has carrying her took refuge in a fireproof ware where It was thought that they be an aw Jful shower of sparks and burning piecesof wood began have offect on the building and they decided to remove all of the women to freight where a train was being made up to carry them to waited until the very as her husband thought they would be safer where they were than anywhere At last the outlook so threatening that it was im perative for them to seek another place They determined to crbss to the and board a Crossman and her both soaked with and Grossmans baby in a wet made the journey Crossman said that on the train she saw women and children of ail nationalities mixed together aad sit ting three and four in a The men were shouting and while terlcal women separated from their children were shouting In vain their lost Some were dressed in all finery and others wore scarce ly were women dressed only in wearing most gor geous hats others with nothin on their beads at There wei scores of children with their parent and some who had lost them In th Ran Gauntlet of The train then pulled out for Hos said but w found heart of that town in flames The Intention had been to get throng to but shortly after leavin i Hosmer we heard that the Miclie bridge was The train then backed again to stop for the night be tween and passing on Its way back througu iteat dan ger for we had to pass for a mile be tween blazing brush on Loth The windows of the bebame so hot that it was impossible to touch them and the heat and smoke were ab solutely All this time the for eign women were shrieking adding to the After pass ing through this fire belt the train reached a safe place and stopped for the While densed milk was we lay thee con brought out from AugMat B B boys wash suits After two months wear CBildrens Wash Clothes a apt to show the effects oil Time now for new Making it pay people to get Childrens Wash Cloth ing now for the remainder of this season as well as One great lot Boys Madras Russian Blouse a bard Madras light or dark Tan or Bed with inch apart fancy line Shield with color em broidered emblem sailor tie to match sailor collar well made suits and one of the best patterns we ever at BOQG8 NQKTH for and children by After a ntght of misery the train re turned Fernle and the passengers found that the fire had burned itself The bodies of several little girls had been found In different parts of the city and there were doubtless many more not yet August terribly destructive forest fired which have swept through the Crows Nest district of the Elk rtver valley In Brit ish Columbia since last vastating a vast stretch of destroying many lives and millions of dollars worth of wiping out entire towns and rendering thousands f persons are still raging are now sweeping a wild and sparsely settled country and it Is be lieved the worst is The property loss has been very but is difficult to estimate cor A conservative statement would probably place the amount at between and Sev iral thousand persons have been ren dered principally residents of according to all ac iounts Is almost completely wiped carcely more than a score of build nga being left where once a prosper us town of inhabitants SMfferlng Relieved There has been sufferingamong the to lackof food and but this has been partly re ieved by the prompt action of the eople of every city in British Colum la as well as many of those in the order states in sending both money nd This aid has been most enerous and the destitute people will e adequately and promptly cared A summary of the results of the fire has been prepared here which is be lieved to be a conservative estimate as to loss of life and It is as follows Town of about inhab itants practically wiped out loss of twenty lives and or 000 in property insurance about fifty Town of Hosraer about 800 inhab itants partially burned loss of MAKES RECORD FLIGHT Zeppelin Airship Undergoes Severe TwentyFour Hour Rising from its floating dock on the waters of Lake the great dirigible airship of Count Zeppelin was sent away for a 24hour Journey in the air to Mayence and Late last night the apex of the triangular flight had been turned and the mon ster of the with nose pointed was reported Speeding along under starry skies toward Fried where the journey will end The flight to how was not an uninterrupted for something was wrong with the pro peller along above the valley of the Rhine arid Count Zeppe lin was compelled to bring the airship down to the surface of the river at eight miles from where repairs were The dirigible again was sent on high and the that probably will prove a record QUMtas weather for the ascension was most The ship of the air rose majestically to a1 height of 400 rushing the circled the town of then turning retraced the path of its flight de scribing a perfect passed over Frledrichshafen and soared westward over the lake to on the Swiss Turning the vessel slightly toward the Count steered it over Mulhausen and then directed Us flight northeasterly to thence following the valley of the Rhine northward to a distance altogether of more than 350 SENATOR WILLIAM SENftTpRALLISON DIES SUDDENLY Iowa Statesman Succumbs to Heart Failure BEGAN LIFE AS FARMER BOY AEROPLANE RACES WITH AUTOMOBILE Latter Badly Beaten In Contest With Wizard Farman New the continues his successful flights with a machine heavier than ajr at Brighton For the first time since he began his trials here Farman made an attempt to turn his The huge birdlike apparatus answered the helm gracefully one life and in property 3001 ln a and then fly nerKnns Ing Oear across the wherethe Man Highly Honored State and Nation Was Cotemporary of Abra ham Lincolnand Other Founders of Republican at In at Allegheny and Western Reserve clined Cabinet Appointments Three of His States Senator Allison died at his home In this city last The Imme diate cause of his was heart The end came as a result of a serious sinking spell due4o a pros tatlc enlargement complicated with kidney disease and during a period of unconsciousness which had lasted since Saturday Two weeks ago the senator left his home Jn the city toescapethe He went to the home of Fannie a friend of the living on the Asbury few miles from For a few days his condition LOCAL MINERS COMPLAIN AUTO TURNS LODGES IN TREETOP persons Town of believed not seri ousiy damaged four persons reported killed aad propertydestroyed in the vicinity estimated at tails unobtainable owing to lack of Town of sawmill village two killed and large mills destroyed damage estimated at Many pathetic stories of flight and in many Instances of tliedeath of fortunate settlers who were caught in the swirl of flames as it swept through the great forests of pine and flr are coming It has not been determined how the fire whether through careless ness or through butsince It had gained headway it swept with al most incredible at times eatlii up the timber as if it were dry lighting up the whole country at uight and filling the atmosphere with a chok ing smoke that often hid the sun and turned daylight into tneot of tho My exclaimed the ministers I never saw the boys In this street lighting so much as they There are two of them flghtlng and Im sure theyre members of our Sunday I see remarked the Last Sundays lesson nboijl David Philadelphia aviator had it An attempt at the spectacular was made by Farinans managers when they introduced a speedy driven bf Joe the daring Van derbilt cup for the purpose of having a race between and motor It no race at all for the as it easily left the motor car In the After a of gr0 yards Farman had ti machine Tracy and Ills bile were at that time about 300 yards In the Stranger Was that a stranger found near Rolling Prairie had been murdered with a shotgun was furnished by an The bones of the mans face and head were Tne man is believed to be from Grand because of a shoe cigar case and necktie bearing the names of Grand Rapids The fact that the man was killed with n siiofxun leads to a suppo sition that tlu f not a was a hunter or express mes No But I shall always be a brother to he If I had any use for a she replied I could reach under the sofa and get one Philadelphia right Manner is everything wltl some peo ple and something with Keep Your itye On This Space For Saturday Specials Abe Hesse The Clothier seemed to improve but he later began to grow Medical advisers urged that an operation be performed to re lieve the prostatic enlargement which was bringing his condition to a Saturday1 morning the senator was brought back Soon afterward he relapsed into a condition of semiurn Except brief peri ods of partial recovery he remained in this condition until death News of the serious illness of the aged senator was kept front the public as much as possible and his death came as a surprise to his thousands of friends residing In this Only the more intimate friends of the family were aware of his critical Senator Allison was born at March the son of John and Mary His boyhood days lie spent on thfi which was hia Reaching young manhood he secured his education in Allegheny college in Pennsylvania and the West ern Reserve college of in both oJ which schools he distinguished winning high honors in all branches which he Up Political Senator Allison was admitted to the bar in He was married to Miss Anna Carter of Aah in Prom 1850 until 1857hepracticed law In In 1857 h removed to where he took up the practice of Sen ator Allison was a delegate to the publican state convtntion in 1SB9 and to the national Republican convention in He was a member of the gov ernors staff during the Civil In 1SG3 he was elected to congress and served continuously until In 1873 he was elected United States senator from Iowa and represented his state in this capacity until In 1SS1 he was position of secretary of the treasury of the United States by President but In 18S9 he again refused this office when offered him by Presi dent For the third time he refused the office when it was offered him by President MoKinley in In 1892 he was chairman of the in ternational monetary conference at He was a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination the riattoriul Republican conven tion in 1888 and again in Thrilling Incident New States District Attorney Baker of Washing who successfully prosecuted the government land frauds In the north his bride of two months and sev eral friends who were accompanying them on their had an al most miraculous escape from death While the automobile in which they were traveling was running down a hill on Walnut mountain near The got out control and plunged over a precl pfcii nearly 300 feet in The ma a big turned three complete somersaults inthe air and odged on the boughs of atree thirty feet below the brink of There it hung with the frightened occupants leld prisoners in the inclosed top of he All were badly bruised and but none was seriously Injured with the exception of the His skull was one of his torn off and ha sustained other As as the party was rescued from the peril ous position in the suspended auto they came to New York and after a rest at the Hotel Aster their UNDER FIRE of Miners Union Charges Them With vice president of district United of forwarded a Governor Stuart preferring of drunkenness against qi fit ate constabulary on duty at th a in the MercerButler a strike has been declared by Mm Clark returned this from Grove City and thai iue state police were exceeding their auUi6rlty and Intimidating the nonunion as well as the union Clark said We are making rapid inroads among the nonunion men and are getting up In the In this work we have not used any methods that are We are being very closely followed and watched by the who ap pear to be glad to act as spies and emissaries for the mine There is very little work being done in the mines where strikes were or At one mine where fortytwo nonunion men were employed I held a meeting in a secret place with the re sult that the next morning only two men reported for operators are using evictions and other repre hensible methods in order to keep their men at STATE OF MAINE DELIGHT No End of Did your ancestors have a family Maguire Family Is maam One of me ancestors controlled th Intlre tim ber privilege of the garden of Cleveland Plain w TRISTATE NEWS state sportsmens committee met at the office of the game commission and passed upon the draft oftheproposed bill for better protection of examiners investigating the affairs of tho water works department have unearthed fur ther It has been found that checks from firms have been misap plied for playing with his baby brother sevenyearold John White found a He play fully dashed its contents into the face of The bottle contained car bolic blinding the liabilities that may exceed Charles Bultman their attor announce that an assignment will be made for the benefit of No statement of assets has been Governor Harris has returned from a vacation on his farm at The governor admits that lie was partly prostrated by the hot but says that lie believes he be able to take part in the fall I i scorching sun sent tho mercury up to 00 degrees here and many prostrations were reported Norwalk and Akron each reported one At Massillon two persons are in serious condition as a result of be The The rats sins arc The damage which he does to a year to P0ul try and dairies and walls and drainage can not be calculated but it must be He is Be and clever in getting out of diificul extremely able to exist on almost any kind of food uud ing overcome by the at Hiiitou destroyed the stables of the Hinton Livery cremating thirtyseven twentytwo of which wore boarding horses and flne specimens of Fifty vehicles and other property were The loss Governor Harris has been asked for a reprieve for month for Edward a youth of of Guernsey who has been convicted of cutting with Intent to kill and sentenced to the Mansfield The reprieve has been gran It cost I James Mat son and costs and ten days in jail to take a bath in He with six H 1 went there to All put on bathing suits but who de clared he could not swim in a bathing He waa head engaged In wak ing soundings for dam 19 In the river below IB was drowned Dunfee and James Wilson three men in asldff when theUoftt1 age erected two on Mi farm without assistance in ski to the field tne harvesting work ana the stacks on The thermometer was hovering above 95 Miss Amanda Murphy of this city died at a hospital last night from the effect of a reli gious fast which sshe had maintained for the past six During the time she had taken no declaring that she would not touch fpod until commanded by the Lord to do Frank employed by a Sabbath Observance association J to gather evl dence against Sunday been fined and costs Justice the lattei holding tliat Lowden violates the law when ue gathers evi dence on Sunday and receives pay for the E stage manager the vaudeville the Four Mile was killed by an electric shockas the of into a switchboard during the Miss Dora an actress who attempted to get the man free from the jeceived a severe Prohibi tion state committee has placed on the ticket George Creamer of Clarks burg as candidate for lieutenant gov He takes tha place of Elections of September 15 Wlii Furnish Forecast HITCHCOCK SENDS SPEAKERS i Presidential Nominee Sherrhin and Senator Borah Ofwe That State Especial Attention In the Way ef Oratory Democratic Chairman of New York Claims Every thing for com menU Tartly on Tiffs Conversion to Phonograph System ef New York flrtt campaign to receive consideration by v Jf the Republican national v J will be because in that state t the election will take place Former Governor the Maine her of the national and i State Chairman Boyd wanted to make a speech in the this could not be Tne only fi national characters thus far to the state for speeches candidate for vice and v Senator Borah Of The dates for their speeches have not been General Coleman Dupont of ware has been appointed director spiakers bureau of Republicans can national t William cbajrmap of the Democratic state declaring i that New York state would be surely t Democratic in the coming made the following statement There is HO question about New York which will give pluralities 42 of anywhere from to More than Erie v will go Democratic a larger which will be the first ttoe the county has gone Democratic in a presjf dential election since landcarried it by a plurality of i Bryan is gaining strength use w1 the phonograph by Candidate Taft V a weans for tbe dissemination as reported in the 1 from Hot excited liveliest interest of much so that he gave out the follow ftag Ing statement In regard tp tt f The Republican papers have been5if making fun pf me for using the phot nograph as a means of reaching but since the Republican f dldate has followed the example I sume that the criticism will cease tfi that this will now be regarded as dignified method of discussing public It looks as If the Democrats WeiO BOilllr to hnvo n Vlnrfl V wS weio going to have a hard year piotecyng thejp Martin of who was put at of the ticket when Wat kins withdrew to become candidate for vice The county com missioners Jiave placed a contract for gallons of oil and the construc tion of half a dozen special wagons which will be used as sprinklers on the county roads BO far It is claimed the oil serves a binder for the top giving practically an asphaltum New An early and hard cold winter Is being predict ed by such weather as cpn sult They claim the crops aie maturing in the field from ten days to two weeks earlier than They also say that which are not usually ready for picking before the middle of have been on the table now for a Confessing that she had bpund the hands of her four yearold child with oilsoaked and set tftom Helen was senenced to three monfhh in tho workhouse and fined end coiti The with a baby In sNfed fn ourt nat she had susperted the e of Healing the quattei thnv Jifd for hunger desparatlon had caused her jo deavor to make the h l by Keghtora he p More aha WAS some advantage In the fact that we aie setting the pattern this j Lake Albeit Cunimlns of Iowa nounced himself as a candidate to BUO ceed United States Senator ffi The paid a glowing tHpiite fVJlri to his late political adversarys servY ices to Iowa and the country at then frankly declared his1 ambition be elected to the senate by the legist latuie of his He also announced that someone will be appointed once to occupy Senator Allisons for the remaining months of Ws In thousand bew qf the uniform qfshi resplendent in their Tinifornfs and led by Ijands playing maiched through the streets lot poj8 The parade was a Banners were flying frijw almosKsV every ofllce while were decked in All along the line of march were greeted with The v was composed of Jbji of Pythlans from eyery as well as from Cj Major General Arthur StoTjbarJ 4iana was at the bead qt the At the stand on the co the parade was Wt bad twaotj were ;