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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania Ai ESTABLISHED 1897 AUGUST 2 CENTS PER BRYAN IS NOTIFIED OF CHOICE is Cheered by Men of All Parties NONPARTISAN AFFAIR Republicans Rival Democrats In r Tribute to Commoner OPENING SPEECH BY CLAYTON Bryan Responds With Review of Campaign Issues Ma loneg battery went into action at sun HM and With a booming salute of for tyone guns announced to the nation that the ceremonies no tification of William Jennings Bryan of his nomination for the presidency for the third time had The notification of Bryan and the delivery of his speech of accept ance brought to Lincoln airlmpoilng gathering of distinguished and men of prominence of both the Repub lican and Democratic for Bryan and his friends followed the novel course ot making the notffloa VERIBEST RUBBER A thicker coating than any other Rubber Roofing on the Noth ing better regardless of Needs no GET OUR McHenryMHlhouse South FOR 3ALB BT LI MOVER tlon celebration a nonpartlaan affair In every State members of tie legislature from both I partook In the doings of the day to honor Nebraskas leading citizen aa a man and a citizen and not alone as the leader ot a great political The making ot the ceremony non partisan was brought about as the re sult of a conference between Governor National Commltteenian Hall and Mayor Brown and a committee ot citizens ot Three Important The three features of leading impor tance were the speeches of John candidate for vice pres and Congressman Clay ten of permanent chairman of the Democratic national who headed the notification committee and delivered an able address ot noti The speeches were delivered from a platform seating 200 persons and adorn ed with American erected on the north side of the state capltol build and thousands of Interested hear ers and onlookers gathered about this j frequently interrupting the I ipeeohes with enthusiastic Congressman Clayton gained new fame as an man ot oratorical ability by i reason of his effective His high tribute tO4 the qualities of both as a public man and as a private was well Bryans Oratorical Bryan was compelled to wait several minutes owing to the applause which greeted htm when he stepped forward to offer his speech of accept Probably the grentest measure of the audiences approval was given when Bryanspoke on the subject ot corporations and advocated a more strictgovernmental regulation of His statements concerning phases of tbe labor situation also attracted par ticular Bryans powers as an orator were seldom better displayed in spite of the difficulties attending outdoor speaking before a large He spoke with frequent and his voice carried well to the outskirts ot the Bryan spoke as follows Clayton and Gentlemen of the Notification Committee I can not ac cept the nomination which you official ly without first acknowledging deep Indebtedness to the Democrat ic party for the extraordinary honor which It has conferred upon Havf ing twice before candidate for the In campaigns which ended in a third the result of the free and voluntary act of the voters of the can only be ex plained by a substantial and undis puted growth in the principles and pol icies for which with a multitude of hove As these prin ciples aijd policies have given me what ever political strength I the action of the convention not only re news my faith in but strengthens my attachment to A Platform I lu the near prepare a more formal reply to your in that letter of will deal with tbe platform In It Is at this to assure you that 1 am In hearty with both the letter and the spirit of the plat I endorse it in whole and In and If regard Us declarations us bludlug upou I may a platform Is binding as to what it omits ns well as to what It According to tho democratic Let Us Take Care Of Your Valuable Papers We have New Sate Deposit Boxes for rent in our absolute Fire Proot Boxes of sufficient size to your pa pers and documents may be rented from You carry the Our vault affords the best Come In and see FARMERS A MERCHANTS TRUST AUGUST 15 Saturday Specials Any 50c Article in the Store on Saturday 35c or 3 for ABE HESSE The Leading Clothier When To Eat Is A Question Where To Eat Is I Of the people think for themselves and select Vlflclals to carry out their The voters ure the sovereigns tho officials are the employed for a fixed time nnd nt a stated salary to do what the sovereigns want and to do It fn the way tbe sovereigns It Platforms are entirely In harmony with this democratic A platform announces the partys po sition ott the which are at Is sue nnd nn Official is not nt liberty to use the authority vested In him to urge personal views which have hot been submitted to the voters for their If one Is nominated upon n platform which Is not satisfactory to ho If cither tbe in accepting pro pose nn amended platform in lieu of tho ono adopted by the No such confronts your for the upon which I was nominated not only contains nothing from which I but It specifically outlines all the remedial legislation which we can hope to cure during the next four Republican Challenge The distinguished statesman wtfo re ceived the Itepubllcan nomination for president In his notification speech The strength of thcKepubllcnn cause in the campaign nt hand is tbe fact that wo represent the policies es sential to tho reform of known to the continuance of liberty nnd true and that we arc as our platform unequivocally to maintain them and carry them In tho name of the Democratic I accept the and charge that the Republican party Is responsible for all the abuses which now exist In the federal and that It is Im potent to accomplish the reforms which are imperatively I can not concur In statement that the Republican platform unequivocally declares for tbe reforms that are nec essary on the I affirm that it openly and notoriously disappoints tho hopes and expectations of Whether those reformers be Republic ans or So far did the lie publican convention fall short of Its duty that tbe Republican candidate felt It necessary to to his platform In several important thus re buking the leu dors of the upon whose cooperation he must roly for the enactment remedial As I in separate dis cuss the leading questions at I shall at this time confine myself to the paramount and to the far reaching purpose of our as that purpose forth the ormv Shaji RuUif Our platform declares that the over Bbadowing Issue which manifests ttaelf n all the questions now under discus Is Shall the people rule No matter which way we turn no matter to what subject we address the same question confronts us Shall the people control their own govern nnd use that government for tho protection of their rights and for the promotion of thoir welfare or shall the representatives of predatory wealth prey upon a defenseless while offenders secure Immunity from officials whom they raise by unscrupulous methods This Is the issue raised by tbo known to which Taf t rectors nnd for the purpose of concen trating the control ofthe un der one he quickened the conscience of the people nftd brought on a moral Duringall this beg to remind Repnbllcfth bfflclftla presided in the execntlve filled the cab dominated the controlled the house of representatives and occu pied most of the federal Four years hgo the Republican plat form boastfully declared that since tbo exception of two years Republican party hnd been In con trol of part OS of oil the branches of the federal government that for two I years only was the Democratic party In 1 a position to cither enact or repeal a Hnvlni salaries hnv i ing enjoyed the honors having secured the let the Republican party i accept the responsibility 1 I Republican Party Why were these known abuses permitted to Why hove they not been corrected If existing laws are why not been enforced All of tmi executive ma chinery of the government Is In the hands of theRepublican Are new laws Why have they not been With a Re publican president to with a Republican senate and house to carry out his why does the Republican candidate plead for further time In to do what should bave been done long ago Can Taft promise to be more strenuous in tho prosecution of wrongdoers than tbe present executive Can he ask for a larger majority In the than bis party now tins Does ho need more Republicans In the house of represent atives or a speaker with more unlim ited Why No Tariff Reform The presidents close friends have been promising for several years that he would attack the Iniquities of the We have had Intimation that Taft was restive under the de mands of the highly protected In And yet the influence of the who hive for twenty five years contributed tothe Republican campaign and who lu return bave framed the tariff has been sufficient to prevent tariff As the present campaign both the president Taft de clared In favor of tariff but set the date of revision after the elec But the pressure brought to bear by the protected Interests has been Against the STATE PRISON FOR POISONERS Aged Accomplice Gets off With Fine Indictment i In a message sent to congress last President Roosevelt said Tho attacks by these great corpora tions on the administrations actions bave been given a wide circulation throughout the in tbe newsj papers and by those writers nnd speakers consciously or un act as the representatives Of predatory the wealth ncj cumulated on a giant scale by all forms of ranging from tbe oppres slon of wage earners to unfair and un wholesome methods of crushing out and to defrauding the public by stockJobbing and the manip ulation of Certain wealthy i men of this whose conduct should be abhorrent to every man of i ordinarily decent and who commit tbe hideous wrong of teaching i our young men that phenomenal busll ness success must ordinarily bo based on during the last few made It apparent that they hove banded together to work for a Their endeavor la to overthrow and discredit all who hon estly administer the to prevent any additional legislation which check nnd restrain and to If a freedom from all re straint which will permit every un scrupulous wrongdoer to do what he wishes provided be enough an arraignment of the predatory Interests Is the presidents indictment true j If whom was the Indictment directed Not against the Democratic Taft Taft says that these evils have crept In during tbe last ten He declares during this some prominent and Influential members of the spurred by financial aqcceM and In their hurry for became unmindful of the com mon of business hpneety and and of the limitations Imposed by law upon their actions and that irolaMoni of of the H to dJacrtmlnaUona by 4 of of and of mocks of lotentate rail rotator tariff election and the reduction promised after the elec tion Is so hedged about with qualify ing that no one can estimate with accuracy the sum total of tariff reform to be expected case of Re publican If the past can be taken as a the Republican party will be so obligated by campaign con tributions from the beneficiaries of pro as to make that party power to bring to tbe country any ma terial relief from the present tariff Why No Antitruit LeglilaUonT A few years ago the Republican lead ers in the house of representatives were coerced by public opinion Into the support of an antitrust law which hud tbe endorsement of the lut the senate refused even to con the and since that time no effort has been made by the domi nant party to secure remedial legisla tion upon this Why No Railroad Legislation For ten tho Interstate Com merce Commission has been asking for an enlargement of its that It might prevent rebates and discrimina but a Republican senate and a Republican house of representatives unmoved by In 1900 the Republican national conven tion was urged to endorse tbe demand for railway but Its platform was silent tbo Even In 1001 the convention gave no pledge to remedy these When the presi dent finally asked for legislation he drew his Inspiration from three Demo cratic national platforms and he re ceived more cordial support from the Democrats than from the The Republicans in tbe senate deliber ately defeated several amendments of ferred by Senator La Follette nnd sup ported by tho embodying legislation asked by the In terstate Commerce One of these amendments authorized the ascertainment of the value of rail This amendment was not only defeated by the but it was over whelmingly rejected by the recent Re publican national and the Itepubllcan candidate has sought to res cue his party from the disastrous re sults of this act by expressing him In a qualified iu favor of ascertaining tbe vuluo of the of and ooropjalns of the overIssue of stocks and bouds of for the unlawful enriching of directors for tho purpose Of concentrating the control of the railroads uudor one aud tlu uomulalut is well with a prusldont to pohit the and Republican CQpgress to uorreyt we flncl nothing done for the protection of the My honorable otouoiuut by hla rcllqyej of the of proof i be adculMl loglcfl must be drawn ftomtfip no doubt whatever thtt a lurfr majority of toe 4 WOMAN PLANNED FOUL MURDER Engaged by Aged Woman Framed Up Plot to Gain Possession of Patients Joined fn the Conspiracy Poison Administered In Small Discovered In Time to Save Victims Sent to the Peniten the oldest practicing attorney In Chi cago Austin and Ruth charged with conspiracy to murder Annie have been found guilty by a Kelley and Miss McLaughltn were sentenced to Indeterminate terms In the peniten while the aged It was had been led by the escaped witti a fine of Assistant States Attorney Kitten house1 spared Kelley and Brown in hla declaring that the woman had furnished the brain and nerve In the attempt to poison Nolaln was old and ailing and se cured Miss McLaughlln as She would pay nothing for the but deeded her property to her nurse to go to the latter at the owners Brown drew up the deed and Kelley became a lodger at the home of Then the conspiracy to hasten the change In ownership of the estate was formed and poison In small doses was administered to the When the situation came under police ob arrests were made Nolain was still but very She Is now in a The prosecutor In addressing the Jury declared that Miss McLaughlin had been known under seven different names in as many She wan once the wife he of a general passenger agent of the Baltimore and Ohio aman named whom siie dragged squeezed dry and THREE YOUNG WOMEN MEET DEATH IN FIRE Suffocated by Gas and Crema ted in Ensuing Holocaust TRU3TATE NEWST8 Wheeling In the building occupied by as a store and caused the death ot three young The dead Margaret age twentyfive Mayme age twenty three Clara age Cella mother of the jumped from a secondstory win dow and sustained internal The building was a threestory the first floor being used tor a store and the second and third floors being occupied as a dwelling by who is a her two who conduct the and by her three daughters and a It IB sup posed thaton the second floor there was an escape of gus from an unno ticed leak and this gas suffocated the three daughters before the explo sion which set the building on Neighbors were awfesed by the bark Ing of a and when they at length got up to investigate an alarm was but so quickly did the flames spread that when the fireman arrived the roof was falling The two who also slept on the second and a who oc cupied a room on the third suc ceeded in making their escape from the building without Friend Gets the San decree for the final distribution of the es tate of Bertha who was killed by a fall from a window In the WaldorfAfitorla hotel In New York on July was Issued by Superior Judge By the which was upheld In the courts after a bitter con test by Miss Etta for many years the companion ot Miss will come Into possession of ForeiUy Commissionar announces the appointment of the following to stu dent positrons at the forestry academy at Mont Alto John Mc 8rorvh Hhrrisburgj Hwtiaim Philadelphia Walter Bteejtqn Waller MjUnon inthur Is made at the headquarters ot Pennsylvania railroad hare thai car repairmen will be Immediately Jane the oldest woman in the county Uvull mil one of the In the j at the home of her John In this Lea age Is dead here as a re sult of a fall two weeks Leasure was walking along the street when he stepped on a banana Deio age was arrested on suspicion of starting several Incen diary He made a signed confes sion to the It Is has been received hero that the American Sheet Steel company has given orders to have the Hyde Park mill put In readiness for Immediate Camp Har age who lives near he the national shoot is be ing was struck In the back with a revolver bullet and probably fatally a laundry entered a room in the Reilly office building and took a dose of carbolic from the effects ot which lie Swartz was Me a wellknown mer died while under an anaesthetic administered by who were getting ready for an operation on one of his along the line of the Harmony and Castle electric rail road are raising the valuation of their farms since the opening of that line three weeks Gold Is thought to have been discovered at on the Little Miami seven miles southwestof this As a result residents for miles around are greatly 12 Seven huge pumps are being worked day and night to save the mining property of the Massillon Coal company at L this from being ruined a y fiv flood of which la rushing into It because of a bad Crum of this city died at the York hospital as a result of injuries received In the boiler explosion at the York rolling This Increased the list ot dead to Several the injured at the hos pital areexpected to Plttsburgi any proud papa with seven sons and rela tive Is to cross bats Wil liam Hazlett of Bfackenrldgeand his stalwart sons a hot game Is promised Papa Hazlett Is captain of the team and settles all disputes mere glance of the Ohio railroad commission has again extend ed the time within which carriers will be allowed to suspend the collection of demurrage on coal shipped to the This Is the third extension and It is granted until covering the entire period of lake the efforts of Colonel Wlnahs and General Hamilton of all the tattered banners of the troops which fought during the Civil war now in the cus tody of the relic room In the state house are to be shipped to Toledo to be used during the encamp Pearl a woman snake charmer at Buckeye Lake was badly bit ten on the arm by a Mexican rattler while giving an exhibition in the pres ence of a large Antidotes were but the arm swelled to an enormous size before the wound was to relish the humor of the situation in which they found Robert Lynch and his wife the modern and faced Magistrate Fltzpatrlck and were sent to the house of correction for three They were arrested for bathing In a sand creek without the result of being hit by a street car John age Is Raff was an Interesting character and was noted for his pedestrian It is told of him that he frequently walked tance of fifteen miles In war times to get the news and would walk mount a store box and relate the news to the interested groups about boajrd ot public grounds and buildlags has received ot the to appraise land in the proppaed capl tol park extenajon frqm CUy Cow v George fitter KatMler of tWs he ponunlMionud to valuepropfitlM information of the when It In JnuaarrTher will HIS COIN AWAY Miner Blows Into Greensburg SCATTERS CASH IN THE STREET Bag of Dimes Brought Prom Bank for Distribution and Negro Elevator Boy Arrested for Theft Italian Wins in Scramble for a Gold Miner Accom panied by Pretty Woman Great Excitement In Staid Old Town Dur ing visit of the the Death Valley gold bobbed up unexpectedly In Greensburg and his short visit here was marked by A young man whose dark hair was with gray ahd accompanied by a pretty wom an registered at the Rappe He had plenty of mouey and none ot his wishes wont News spread that a man was giving away money at the Rappe and a huge crowd assem On the balcony of the fire es cape on the seventh story of the hotel stood Front two canvasbags he pitched nickels to urchins In the street Alter throwing out in nickels he sent twenty bills fluttering Then It was announced a gold piece would be A crowd of Idle Italians had gathered and It was one of those who1 secured the That ended the distribution for The young man hnd registered at hotel as Robert Schnell of San Fran Today It develops tho er was Death Valley To all he refused to dlvutgo his business in or his future An episode not on the caused It seems uter of money had gone to a cured worth ot andhad exchanged Into quartersand When he threw away the nickels reached Jfor theteaok ot larger coins only The result was the arrest ot a negro elevator M FIGHT AGAINST VICTION and JellyTumblera Effective E Dye and her fourteenyearold terresisted the efforts of two consta bles and a halt dozen deputies ter their Constable Henry Jor with a landlords attempted eject Hfr found It necessary to call tor relni Constable Doutt appeared and when he attempted to enter the fNJnt door a poker thrust through the glass struck him just tyelow tbe Inflicting a He got another Jab with the poker oh the hand and as he retreated a glass Jar thrown from a window struck him on the head and stunned Deputies tried to break In the door with a plank used as a battering ram and bricks and stones were hurled at the door and This assjiut provoked such a shower of Jars and Jelly tumblers hurled with aim that the tainlons of the law were forced to Hundreds of persons witnessed the HARVEST LKtlejr Early little liver Sold by Harry Wwt Protestant Alliance The council ptthe Protestant alliance that raised such a storm In parliament and at the time King Edward visited the pope Is again agitated over the fact that his majesty Intends ceremoniously to au dience the papal Cardinal Van at the forthcoming congress In The alliance has sent a memorial to Sir Edward the foreign calllngattenttqn to this projected violation of the eatant constitution of the United dom and urging that steps at once he taken tp prevent the king from paying this compliment to Catholic prelates of America and Europe who are coming to the Sir Edward has done nothing more than formally acknowledge the receipt ot tbe memo Wright Flies Nearly Four evening Wilbur Wright of made the longest and most successful of the series o aeroplane which he Is conducting remain Ing in the air three minutes and forty four The machine circled the field three times at the rate of thirty miles an de Bcen4e4 distanoa of the who wildly edhti whf bird to new flight until t A WUts butjusl one ;