Greenville Evening Record Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 4

About Greenville Evening Record

  • Publication Name: Greenville Evening Record
  • Location: Greenville, Pennsylvania
  • Pages Available: 31,486
  • Years Available: 1897 - 1923
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Greenville Evening Record, August 24, 1908

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania M m D i7 Kr ESTABLISHED 189 AUGUST 2 CENTS FBJA Jf y KISSES GOES TO PRISON Fitzgerald Arrested or Big Stib WARRANT SERVED AT MIDNIGHT Forrrjer teller ta United States Sub Treasury at From Whose Cage Was Stolen a Year and Who Was is Placed Under Arrest by Private De tective Agency Charged With the tq Have Conclusive i mystery of the theft of from the United i States aubtreasury a year and a half one of largest looses the gov ernment has over suffered in this man la believed to have been solved by the of George Others are believed to have been Im plicated In the which for months completely baffled government secret service Fitzgerald Was an assorting teller under Assistant United States Treaa William Suspicion at the time of the rested on but so plausible was his story and so Intense his apparent interest In discovering the real cul B B curtains Lace Curtains selling the surplus Little Prices Laco Lace Laco tor f reat Nottingham Nottingham Nottingham Nottingham Cable Net Sill Cur or a Arabian Cluny Sill cluny edge a Arabian Cluny Sill with lace edgeand inser a Cluny Sill Curtains and and a and White and Arabian Marie Antoinette a BOQGS NORTH prltfuat interest ceasea to center in Much work wa done on the theory the crime had been per petrated by a colored Meanwhile Fitzgerald was discharged from the government employ for culpable negll gence n allowing such a theft to be consummated under his very The money stolen had been used and was tied In some having been marked for destru6tlon at Wash Any of the bills would read ily have passed anywhere except for their large None of the bills was under and some were of the and denomi the ones predominat Turns The theft created a sensation throughout the country and congress at the last session was asked and re fused to Assistant Treasurer Boldenweck front although It was promised that congress would again consider the matter at Ha next Meanwhile Herbert a former Chicago newspaper I became Interested in the at first without official connection the but later as the agent of Youngs attention was redirected to The lat ter upon his discharge from the sub treasury stated that his whole fortune consisted of in cash and a stock certificate or f Hits wife had a Interest In the estate of her which was valued at about and was In according to embarked in speculation on a scale not consistent with the size of his reputed There no ostentation In Fitzgeralds The lavish display which detec tives invariably look for In tracing stolen funds was Fitzgerald bought for speculation and stored In he Inaugu rated an egg deal which it is involved an expenditure of and the following March a sim ilar deal involved according to to the extent of i Incidentally the former teller had be come the In his wifes of a neatbrick residence In Rogers a suburb of and valued at Young declared that this purchase was made fn a rounda bout passing through several bands and finally of Fitzgerald a consideration of Wanted Bills Last July the scent is said to have hot when superintendent of Booth iv business man of prominence reported to Bol it Is that Fitzgerald hud approached him with a proposition to pass With your big business connec Fitzgerald is alleged to have argued to you can eas ily pass Theres1 In it for Qano la to have declared Cured Hay Fever and Summer writes Last year I suffered for three months with a summer cold so distressing that it interfered with my I had many oft he symp toms of hay and a doctors pre scription did not reach my and I took several medicines which seemed only to aggravate Fortunately I inslted upon having Foleys Honey and It quickly cured My wife used Foleys Honey and Tar with the sanw Sold by Bessemer OR THE CONVENIENCE OF OUR CUSTOMERS we have a ptece in the bonk for private letter writing or other business This room is for your free Our Modern Safe Deposit Boxes in our fireproof rent for a low A safe place for your valuable FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST Keep Your Eyes On This Space For Saturday Specials ABE HESSE The Leading Clothier When To Eat A Question Where To Eat Debatable VI I Of that he had a roll of similar bills that would choke a Actor conferring with Colonel Gano continued negotiations with with the result ttiat by Detective Young several witnesses were secretly pres ent when the former teller passed two bills to Colonel I brought Is al leged to have d can get rid of two just as easy as From the moment of Colonel Oanos first interview with the assistant Unit ed States treasurer It Is said Young or soriie of his men shadowed The It Is broadly Involved not only In helping Fitzgerald to dispose ot the money alleged to have been but In the very act of his having ex tracted It from the treasury vaults and la the later covering of Who persons were those work lug on tfiVcaae state they are not yet prepared to It had not been intended to arrest at this as tur therevidence was not only wanted against but developments ware expected which would conclusively Involve It Is stated that those under suspicion had ob tained an inklingi that untoward de were going and it was deemed best to waste no time in securing the man charged with be ing the Arrest Made at The case being one properly under federal a United States judge was first but none could bo Assistant States Attorney Harbour was next and Bhortly after midnight Judge Chetlaln at his home Issued a bench warrant for the arrest of charging him with the larceny of from the government Detective with Detective Joseph Kinder of the states attor neys climbed into a highpower automobile and for the better part of an hour ignored all speed regulations In a rush to Rogers Fitzgerald appeared at the door in hia night gown and a pair of FiUgerald standing at the top of the stairs with white face and strained eyes while Detective Kinder read the Fitzgerald listened to the reading with Kissing his two young chilr dren goodby he his almost hys terical wife to enter the automobile with the Theyve caught him at theyve caught him at is the exclama tion which Detectives Kinder and Young tnm iha llpa of Fitzgerald In the half hysterical state into which she fell when she comprehended the object of the Fitzgerald merely remarked I sup pose you want me to go to jail guess Id better go Friends Stand by Edward formerly a can didate for the office of states attor ney and an intimate friend and coun sel of while refusing to go Into details of the expressed his belief In his clients innocence and termed the arrest ridiculous and ab Absolutely and unequivocally I and all of Fitzgeralds friends declare him innocent of the crime with which he 16 he Not only is he but he has absolutely no knowledge as to who stole that if it was I have known hiraj for twenty years and he Is a good man morally and All bis friends will stand by him until ho Is shown to be i With regard to conversations al leged to have takon place before the arrest and while the arrest was i which would throw suspicion on Fitz In his I spent part of Sunday with him and be1 lleve him i When asked about the rumor that Fitzgerald had speculated heavily on the egg market Litzinger said That story is The extent of Fitzgeralds speculations is about and I do not think that j that indicates thestealing of money from the i It Is continued the that the fact that Fitzgerald bought a house at is a susplj clous The fact Is that there is an incumbrance on that house I of and the rest of the money came from his own pocket and that of his Any man of the financial standing of Fitzgerald could have done the LARGE REWARD FOR Somerset County Will Offer for Conviction Somer set county commissioners will otter a reward of for the arrest and conviction of the murderers of Simon whose mutilated body was found In a trunk near last The United States is now being scoured for a son of the Wlndber Me is charged with the murder of his Since the Issuing Of the warrant on by Justice Sell ot Windber the pollen forces every city in the country have gotten If Rosen bloom is in America he will soon be rounded If be has fled to a foreign country his apprehension will be a question of only a few Constable John Hummell of Wlnd who made the information against young said that he ex pects developments In the case He is not prepared to make public the names of me four persons for whom warrants have been He is expected to go to Balti more today to serve several Marriage Will riot Take intended marriage ofthe Rev George Fltz age sixtyseven and tenyearold Lulu Virginia a license author izing which was Issued at Elllcbtt a will not take Thelicense Is In the posses sion of one of the sons of Fits hugh and will be returned to the Irau ing The minister is still suffer ing from the heart attack to which he fell victim bhortly after obtaining the license and he be removed a two doctors having de clared him In need of treatment for mental Little Miss Frazier will be taken back to her home in Al Big Strike In Terre the strikein the bituminous coal fields officially ended byithe announcement that the had to the demands w the United Mineworkers of miners are at work A DISCARDED THRONE Napoleone State Which Not Onthe eve of FrancoGerman war the Napo entered uponthe conflict which ended so disastrously to himself and his countrymen a couple of strangers appeared at a German They brought with a large packing which on their arrival was car ried to a Here the unknown vis itors remained some time and eventu a51y disappeared without paying their which amounted to a considerable The whose curiosity bad often been aroused withreference to the possible contents of the at last determined to open and on do ing so found a handsomely designed and richly upholstered state This was adorned with the French Im perial eagle and Louis Napole ons and beneath it was a musical box which playedwhen the cushion was sat It Is supposed that the such it is believed to have the eveiit of success attending the French army was to have been used by the emperor at Berlin after the capture of the German howev spoiled the imperial plans hence the and precipitate flight of the custodians of the The widow of the hotel keeper a few years later sent it to where it eventually found a Meteor shakes the large meteor fell near lighting up the country and burning brightly for twenty minutes after it struck the The meteor exploded when it struck and shook the Bryan to Speak In Chairman Mack announces that William Bryan will speak Iff Cleveland In Co lumbus in Cincinnati 28 and In Day on a date yet to ba Rat May Cauee Dei Poisoned by the bite of rat into which be bad injected ot trolt WM hurried from the state air to a hoepiul and tear by wltfc U A Problem In No one Is known to hnve succeeded In finding two integral numbers such that the sum of cubes would pro duce the cube of a whole The cubes of the first ten numbers give the following series 1827S4125216343 This series may be pro longed The problem would then be to find two members of the series such that their sum is just equal to another Adding 125 and we get which Is certainly pretty close to adding 216 and we obtain which is with in a single unit of another member of the Another example of be ing very but not is that 720 plus gives yhlch Is but a single unit more than cube of It will thus be seen that the first twelve cubes yield two cases where the approximation is but a unit ont of the As possible cubes Infinite m neeni worth while to the Sclentlflo cut tfrif John alx times on t lie anil w and in the FIN REPORT ON PANAMA CANAL Result of Inquiry Makes Presi dent Happy CONDITIONS FOUNO VERY GOOD Commission Sent to Isthmus to tlgate Conditions After Thor ough and Comprehensive File Report With Chief Who Makes It Prog rest Being Made and Working Con for Employes Found to Be Very Oyster dent Roosevelt has made public a re port made to him on 6 by a spe cial commission consisting of James Bronson Samuel Don nelly and Henry Beach re garding conditions In The commission was appointed April 25 last to investigate espe cially as regards labor and accommo dations on the isthmus of That the president is pleased With the report Is shown in a letter which he sent to each member of the com mission on He expresses par ticular pleasure over the tact that the commission upholds1 theadministra tion oil Colonel George chairman of the Isthmian canal com and the president has had a copy of the report mailed to Colonel requesting that the recom mendations made by the commission be put Into effect Immediately so far as The president will sub nill the report to congress with appro priate The commission states that it de sires to emphasize three striking ex cellencies of the canal These the recognitionby the that the feeding and health of Its employes bear avital relation to their economic efficiency as a consequence the government haftbeen able to take up and success Icarry on av work that had been atJandbhed another average of health arid working power ofIts employes sec the improved relationship be tween the government and the em ploye which makesIt now possible for the to have his com plaints investigated if tho liberal provision that is now made for relief in cases of temporary Other facts gleaned from the report are HE W8W BRIEF Van Charlw age was Instantly 3d In a late paaXor of the Lutheran church of this Can Ege was killed in accident by jumping out Of a agon on his catl ing collapsed In one of the smaller theaters and a crowd Of 200 made a wild rush for the Several were Reedy has been arrested for the murder of Morris Bender of Schuylklll Reedy claims to have acted in Caldweil resigned as member of the board of Ho Is a publisher and by being a member of the board was de terred from bidding on printing con Bar one of the bestknown river pack et mates between Cincin nati and has received word that he and his family had fallen heir to a fortune aggregating tho eve of the local option election to be held to day the drys have made a rigorous Berea has been dry for the last twenty but ten saloons round the town Just beyond the Is estimated that berry mostly picked and sold quarts of black berries in this vicinity during the last few weeks One firm alone purchased quarts to turn into blackberry Con philanthropist and worker in has adopted a Alice Miss Page is a second oousln of Con verse and has been an orphan for fif teen general repair shops of the Wheeling and Lake Brie railroad were almost completely destroyed by entailing a loss of about Four hundred men are thrown out of The property was isured for rOll Klte llnger of Poverty Forest la in Jail at charged with atj temptingto kill After quarrel it is shot hia wife twice from ambush the Contents entering her and go children end of my long life Is and a few hours after making this prediction Mrs Char lotte a negro passed Into the great She was the A total of men are employed ln penn8yivimiai having on the canal work and the reaonedtUe ageof 112 Over cubic yards were ex cavated during each of the winter or dry In which were required 405 tons of dynamite per month and In which 103 steam shovels ranging in ca pacity from twentyfive to ninetyfive tons were Three hundred and two locomotives and cars were used inhandling this A fleet 18 15 dredges and 31 other vessels are employed in the dredging BRYAN READY FOR THE ROAD Approves Extensive Speaking Tour Mapped Out TO INVADE DOUBTFUL STATES Ohio and West as Well New Indiana and Will Be Vfclted by the Democratic Candi Engagements In Southern States Cancelled so That He May Devotn Hia Attention to Thoae Chitrman Hitch cock Confers With that William Bryan has set his seal ot approval upon the plans made by the Demo cratic national committee to bring about his election the Democratic cam paign may be Bald to be in that period of transition In which practical organi zation is completed andthe skirmish flre ot the battle has will be a meeting of the national com mittee and subcommittees with Bryan on 8 consider whether the line of action taken Is proving ef To friends who spoke to him of the hard strugglethat Chairman Mack and the campaign managers had outlined Bryan replied I realize the task ahead of me and what it I am not minimizing the demands that I know will be rtUde upon but I fee that I can do what Is expected of for my health is1 fine and I never entered a flght with more hope of It is ples flght and to battle for added courage and strength 111 thV trying hours of a Political developments In the last twentyfour hours since arrival here show that of the Democratic campaign have put the flght into the hands ot Mr Bryun and to the Bryan Ijoa al ready made two of notification and the tariff speech Pea this will find him making several speeches In middle Chairman Mack has decided tomake the main flint of TTorktW invaded andin all probabUltyj New Maryland vVejt and in these Well as In HJlnoU ajid j the Democratic candidate will raaka i hid principal struggle for i After Bryan has chosenfiach of the several planks1 Of the form as the theme of speech he will then in those speeches be made later in the campaign elucidate these various in greater Chairman Mack informed Bryain that the commit tee does not intend to call upon a rescued two little girls i to make as many speeches as In other The eighthour day is uniformly ob The wage scale for skiljed mechan ics is 10 per cent higher than the New York Auto Eight auto mobile containing nine Pittsburgers upset near when running at a fast In jured are owner the machine Miss Stella Miss Helen Louis James Rog William Thomas Lawrence Fire Raging In broke put last evening in the Stamboul quar ter and within a very brief period a terrible conflagration was A strong wind carried the flames great and for six hours they swept over the destroying houses and General Booth Aids the eve of his departure on a tour abroad General William Booth has Issued a long mani festo eloquently pleading tor the equal ity of women with men and exhorting every member of hie army to this view and train hiachildren to this When the or Aid ney get then these or gans always DoaJt drug the Stomach nor stimulate the Heart or That is a make Get a prescription known to Druggists everywhere aa Snoops The Restorative Is pre pared expressly for these weak Jn side build them up wjth Stoops Re on sw how quickly help Will Sold by of De Tfeerp frq WVa CarVo Wttfs Wltoh hut Just from the hands of a man aamed Wil liam a Virginiani who wais dragging It is into was arrested and at but it IB known that the demands tor Bryans services have become Insistent from many quarters and there is a strong proba the police station father bllity that before the end of next of the gii iu spite of the gave the alleged assailant aterrible beat killed two miners and Injured a third so badly that he die while the trio were working 250 feet under the ground at Ranch The men could not hear the but a bolt of light ning struck the rails a tram road leading through the tunnel and fol lowed the rails to where the men were white playing hide and seek with rushed into a clump of bushes in Walnut Grove and stum bled over the of WH a former policeman of Williams had been missing since Hewas a victim oil tuber An empty carbolic acid vial was beside his Shay was arrested on a charge of blackmail In sending three unsigned letters to William a threaten ing to blow up bis automobile and family unless he placed In a des ignated secluded spot in atin Piper planed the can and the police watched the place and arrested Shay when he came after the town with its several ia pawing through a dearth of religious senti Of he five churches four are without while in the fifth services are held only on Sunday aft and to cap the climax the Epworth league of the Methodist church has just surrendered Its char ter because of lack of des perately to a trapeze Mlw May Plumraar ot WM lost in the clouds for three The girl a balloon her aerial at a ptcnlo glvwr near here tobAve Dwachuta drop The girl her nerve woes the balloon the proper for TM merit o whew to HJ4 month Bryans speaking plans may undergo many changes politi cal activity in New England will can ter in this city during the nest few days when Chairman Hitchcock of the Republican national committee confer with the party leaders of the six New England statesin regard to the aspects ofthe presidential especially in to the coming elections in Vermont and Chairman Hitchcock vejcr pected to arrive in Boston today from accompanied by United Senator Murray whdse guest he has been at senators home in the Berkshire M YANKEE SAILOR WINS WITH MITTS Defeats Australian Boxer in tin Fifth Round the lightweight champion of the American defeated Raff of Syd ney in the fifth round of what WM scheduled to be a tenround The twelveoared cutter morning between crews of ships Illinois and for Battenburg cup was won by the slana The distance and ft bftlf milee und the iahed thJrteeu lengths in is said that about hands a reeuH of the f One of the men on the named WM through oaDsiilnR of in a 4 sailor r ;