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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ESTABLISHED AUGUST 2 CENTS PER BALDWINS SHIP SKIMS THE BLUE Trial Flight at Fort Myer Is Successful OFFICIAL TEST THIS EVENING When Effort Will Be Made to Fulfill Governments Requirement as to an Hour Contract Pre liminary Flight of Seventeen Min utes Captain Baldwins Airship Be haves Draws Map of Country While sighted the enemy These words were shout ed by Captain Baldwin at Fort Myer as he piloted his military balloon to the ground after making a successful flight of nearly five miles In an effort to demonstrate the usefulness of an air ship In This afternoon at 5 oclock Captain Baldwin will be ready or the first official speed Rising from the ground like a mon ster bird of slowly but at oclock last the aerial built for the United States was headed Into the westerly wind by Captain A complete circle was the balloon rising grad ually to a height of 200 Again pointing to the west and attaining an estimated speed of twelve miles an the ship voyaged in a direct line for nearly two when the trip back was with the course lying to leeward in the The wind was blowing seven miles an hour and as the throttle was thrown open a little wider by who op crated the engine and the the ship flew along at a speed of 18 or 20 miles an Makes Safe When the dirigible passed over the point it was about 500 feet in ths Bringing his ship against the Captain Baldwin made a landing muck the game as pilots ot water crafibring their vessels to the side of a Curtlas moved the planes downward with the propeller re volving the ship was brought down to 300 As it drifted toward the tent which affords it protection Captain Baldwin shouted to Cur tiss to increase the speed of the pro peller so that the ship would clear the This pulled the ship up too as with a boat which has been swept post Its pier by a the master brought his ship around coming slowly to The balloon squad of the signal corps caught the frame as it preventing It from crash ing to the ground by the force of its own With a broad Captain Baldwin announced that the flight was satisfac tory In every he we will go after the We are ready to make the official test any Drew Map of usually calm and un bubbled over with enthu She rode on an even keel throughout the he As an example of the ease with which the ship is controlled and to show what can be done with her while operating in the air at a height of 500 I sketched a map of the country over which we I did what will be done In the future with an According to he did not speed his engine above 375 revolutions of the although it is capable cf 550 revolutions a At no he was there evidence of overheating In the The dirigible was In the air seven teen At 7 oclock it was again taken up for a spin of four min circling around and around over the starting During both flights the airship was In perfect re sponding to the rudder and the planes Lieutenants Lahm and Faulols of the signal corps were the only repre sentatives of the aeronautical service present to witness the After andlng from his second ascension Cap lain Baldwin notified Lieutenant Lahm that he would be ready to make the first official speed trial at 6 oclock Uncle Sams Baldwin will be allowed three official test trials for making the speed requirements and three for making the endurance To secure the contract for his dirig Captain Baldwin must make twenty miles an hour on his speed If he averages twentyfour miles for the entire flight ha will get CO per cent more than his contract or a bonua of 15 per cent be ing provided for each mite over twenty and up to twentyfour averaged In the If the machine makes only six teen miles an hour CO per cent will be deducted from the contract price and below sixteen miles the balloon will be Print Paper Again An nouncement Is made here by the In ternational Paper company that the price of newspaper has been advanced ten cents per hundred to The strike situation s SMELL OF BLOOD ATTRACTED DOG Woman Tells Wierd Tale Bear Ing on Boys Murder POLICE New Primary Law Tested new direct primary law of declared by Its friends to be the most effective In strument on any statute book provid ing for the expression of political pref is receiving its first test to The initial trial of the law pre cedes an election In which are to be chosen a governor and all other gen eral officers of the a which In turn will choose a United States and twentyfive con Three Children Burned to age two and four were burned to death when their Frank left the house to go She locked the children In a The house caught flre and was burning fiercely before the neighbors heard the screams of the It was then too late to rescue the little Tony Ross Beaten by New the Boston negro completely bested Tony the young Italian heavyweight of New in a bout which was set for six rounds at the Falrmount Athletic Ross was so severely punished that tn the fifth round his seconds threw up the Ross fought gamely all the Hassln a Turkish Arrested at Chicago on Suspicion of Having Murdered Tuffa the ThIrteenYearOld Syrian Lad Whose Dismembered Body Waa i Found In the Chicago tims Companions Give Damaging Evidence Against Suspected informa tion has been obtained by the police In their efforts to clear up the mys tery ot the murder ot Tuffa thirteen years whose dismem bered body was found recently in Mud a part of the Chicago August Cardersell and Domlnlck testified to Police In spector Dorman that young Shashem had on Sunday the day of his dis entered the home of Has slu a Turk now under ar in company with The boys waited half an hour for their companion to but finally got discouraged and That was the last they saw of the lad until his body was brought piecemeal to the A weird touch was added to the story of the boys by a woman living opposite Nemmers She de clared that on Sunday night she was attracted by the howling of a dog whose nose was pressed against the crack under the outer door of Nem mers attic The dog acted as it he bad struck a scent and was dis tressed because he couldnt follow the woman She said pres ently a foot appeared from the door way and the dog was kicked down the rickety The two boys and young Shashem were at the IZnjon station Sunday morning wfien 5Jetrimer appeared and Shashem shined the formers they said he had some thing at home with which footwear could be and the three boys went with Tuffa entered while the others waited They never saw him alive They returned to their work at the railroad station They said they had known Nemmer for some time and were positive in their identification of Nemmer is sixty years hardy In Ho made a living by ped dling His room at 102 Mather street is on the second floor ot a dingy frame The room Is reached by an outside It was la this room that the police discovered two saws and a long knife and on the bed what seemed to be who underwent an exami nation at the police explained the stain on the bed by a cut and said that similar marks on the saws were due to the fact that he sawed soup bones with it being his custom to cook his own THE GREATEST PROPOSITION YET Dont forget that this Auction Sale presents one of the grandest opportunities of your entire lifetime it means if you buy Queen Junction property now at a fraction of its real it will in future years make you for Queen Junction is the town that will will last so long as the country and every year will see its realty values Dont wait until too year from then tell your friends what you might have been I worth had you had the foresight to have gotten in on the ground v i f Come to the Sale Your ticket may entitle you to one of the choicest lots in the Free of Charge to We will be glad to arrange Terms that will be perfectly satisfactory to should T you desire to buy a lot or an acreage tract and lack the ready money f s j t ff 4 Could any Proposition Be Fairer Do You Know of a More Attractive Proposition in the Entire Country EEH JUNCTI IMPROVEMENT FORAKER AND DICK MAY SITON STAGE Are Not Asked to Speak at Yoimgstwm Bally Cedar com mittee of the Republican state execu tive committee at a special session here decided to hold the opening of the Republican campaign at Youngs and chose as the princi pal speakers Qovernor Hughes of New Governor of Ohio and Senator Beverldge of Governor Hughes and Senator Bev eridge will be slated to talk on the na Issues and Governor Harris on the state Senator Foraker was turned down cold by the as was also Senator Dick ot All the consideration they received was a spe cial invitation to attend the opening with a seat on the Foraker was particularly desirous ot being one of the speakers and his throw down by the committee has created a sensation among the mem bers of the Ohio legislature on re union The committee has extended Invita tions to all Republican members of both senate and mem bers of the Ohio legislature and Re publican county chairmen to attend the Arthur VoryB will act as Chairman Williams of the executive committee says that the reason For aker was turned down was owing to the fact that the committee desires to make the event hence only one speaker from Ohio was de cided Aged Farmer Hangs Alfred a age hanged himself in a boathouse near New Perry No reason Is known for his FEATURE OF HORSE SHOW Taft Drives Forty Miles tft White Sulphur White Sulphur Taft drove forty miles over the mountains ot Virginia and Weal lent himself as the chief feature ot Greenbrler countys and In the evening led Hi carinan at the famous old Green 1 for where he will remain until Taft made no speeches contemplates none during the the held two miles horn the the spectators had been dividing Interest between the track events and watching the en trance gate for the Taft It came at 4 Cheers greeted the Representative Oalnea of West who had Induced the Tatt knew of the candidates fondness for horses and particularly his liking for The exhibi tion of this class had been delayed for the candidates Shortly before I oclock the Jumpers were put over the It had been scheduled that Taft would reach the hotel at II oclock and from that hour until 2 an enthusiastic crowd waited there to make the demonstration which later developed at the In the evening the scene at the ball was typical of southern elegcnce and warm The old hostelry was crowded with guests and the festivi ties went merrily on longafter the candidate had made his goodnight bow and New Dover to day declared that there was no truth In the report that he has resigned as secretary of the Republican national Dover said it was not his present intention to resign as sec retary of the Whether ha Intended to resign later he would not MOTHER STEWART DEAD Pioneer In Temperance Movement Called to Her Eliza the noted temperance ad vocate and known all over the country as Mother la dead at her home in Her body will be shipped to this city for Mother Stewart was ninetytwo years She devoted her life to the tem perance Stewart estab lished the first In Ohio at Osbora In In 1876 she visited England and organized the first In that Following the Civil war she lectured extensively in the southern states on of the war Five years ago Mother Stewart be came interested in the teaching of Alexander Dowie and visited Zibn where she remained one since which time she has lived with friends at Until five years ago sue resided In this where she led In many temperance TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF While bathing In the river at Rouseville Charles age was He was seized with The local bollennakers employed by the Big Four are out on strike again as a re sult of the trouble at the Beech Grove Andrew age an Italian la fel from the Wabash railroad bridge and dashed his brains out 100 feet below on a pile of Everett Tay age bellboy at the Rogge He was operating and his head catching tha floor and the The safe in the ofllco In the Bellwood grist mill near Bellwood was dynamited and checks aud cash to the amount ot All the furniture lu the ofllce was August Herbert Steele ot Mount Pleasant pike found a dynamite cap along the railroad and taking it home struck it with a In the explosion that ensued Steelo was torn and bruised In a hundred places and may Frank wife of the Sharon meat who with her daughter Leona disap peared from home on June has been located by two little girls In this They reported the fact to Chiet of Police but refused to glvo the address where she is until the reward had been turned over by the Sharon Unable to profitably run Its steamboats because of low water in the Ohio the PIttsburg and Cincinnati packet one of the largest transportation lines plying that has become Insolv ent and gone into a receivers Judge Archbald in the United States court for the middle district of Penn sylvania has named Captain James Henderson As one of the first results of the White House conference regarding the natural re sources of the country Governor Harris lias resuscitated the 014 state forestry The governor appointed ap Professor Lwenby of state Jacob Boidler former member 9 con Financial Crisis where withal to conduct the Democratic cam paign was the momentous question un der dlscususion at While it Is admitted that from a number of sources Individual contributions of con siderable size will be the deci sion has been reached that the bulk of the fund Is to come from the A sum not less than Is regarded as necossAry to meet ex penses of the TAFT NOT TO SAYS ROOSEVELT Merely Obeyed Orders Brownsville Affair the Oyster Roosevelt in a statement issued last night said General Corblns state ment Is absolutely correct and It was entirely proper Ihsit he should makn The substance of the message from the president which ho quoted was made public long In the Browns ville matter the entiVe responsibility for issuing the original order and for declining Its suspension was the pres That Judge Taft was in no way responsible for the order discharging the battalion of the Twentyfifth infantry and that in doing so ho obeyed the direct order of the president is the statement of Lieu leiiant General Henry re who had just returned from Ot the Brownsville affair is going to be paraded In the said General Any credit or blame in that matter cannot be laid to Taft was not In Wash ington at the He left Washing ton for an Inspection of the western military ppsts and was absent until Upon his return the order suspend ing the battalion was brought to his That the president might reconsider the matter Taft sus pended the He cabled to the who was then In the West and four days after Tafta return to the department he received from the president a cablegram direct ing that the order be With these facts known no white or can place any responsibility In the premises on from oyer Portage county tell ot the besj crops n yearft WUeat has been a ban oats are decidedly above C9rn is big with tytt Tanlrn J THAW ADMITS HE IS BANKRUPT Inheritance Dissipated In Fight tor Life and Liberty FILES PETITION AT PITTSBIffiB In Statement Issued From His Cell In Jail He Explains His Financial Em Has Cost Him and Many Just Creditors Are and Exorbitant He Are Being to Protect Creditors Prompted Kendall Thaw is a bankrupt by his ownad mission made In a petition in bank ruptcy presented by Attorneys Stone Stone to referee in bankruptcy for Lawrence Referee who was sitting in the PIttaburg fed eral building In the absence of Judge immediately acted upon the petition and appointed Roger former superintendent of as re ceiver Of the fixing the bond at OMara qualified at John Newell and James Platt going on the Newell was formerly proprietor ot Newells hotel and Piatt is owner of a cafe at 248 Fifth According to the schedule filed with the the total liabilities of Thaw are of which is la secured claims and is The assets are listed at Alienists and Of the unsecured claims represents fees to alienists and law yers in the service of Thaw since the killing of Stanford Every one ot these claims is disputed and will be contested as Of the bal ance of the unsecured claims Is due to Mary Thaw on notes and to Roger OMara for The filing of the petition settles for all time the dispute that has around the disposition of he trust fund founded by the will of the late Wil liam Thaw for the benefit ot Henry Kendall The fund Is still intact and the young Poughkeepsle prisoner estimates his annual income from that source alone at Other annui ties bring the estimated annual income of the Thaw Makes when interviewed in jail re garding the bankruptcy proceedings in stituted in said that he had already spent and thai there are additional claims amounting to His he In cluded Thaw said It Is a business necessity due to the heavy expenses which I have been under during a period of more than two Now I find additional bills and many of them exaggerat To pay these an they are presented would entail the result that I could not pay all and some just creditors would It is to prevent exactly such Injustice that the bankruptcy laws were created and consider that by becoming bankrupt I insure Justice to Harmon Predicts Bryans the Democratic nominee for governor of is confident that his party will be successful in the coming elec From reports received by me I am satisfied that Ohio will go ocratic this said Judge For the national situation I am sure Bryan will be The Democratic party In the past has been charged with having created hard but I see no reason why the Republican party should not now be blamed and punished by the directors of the Indiana Street Hallways com pany let the contract here for the ex tension ot their line from Homer City to a distance ot five As soon as the right ot way is secured the contract for the rest ot the road to Blairsville will be August second clash between union and men at the Werner Publishing coin panys plant within the last twenty four hours has A squad 9f police forced Its way into the fighting mass of men and arrestedi a halt dozen of the alleged an ex plosion and fire which destroyed his home the dead body of Jharles Pol acher was found the Pol scher was a merchandise He liad been despondent and as two gas Jets were found open after the fire tbo theory ot the rot oner is that the may have committed perform were killed and two injured by nlng during a storm that swept Eastern Pennsylvania and New causing much Robert a was killed near while working in the and Walter Oat age was killed near V decision August ProJbffe Judge Orr hw rendwtf the local option case ip tfter tliey tod di8nj8sthe ;