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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania ESTABLISHED AUGUST 2 CEfoTS Eft TAFTS HEADED TAFT FAMILY OFF FOR ATHENS Candidate Is to Make Address There Today THENCE TO MIDDLE BASS CLUB Where He Will Spend a Week Ang ling for Finny Denizens of Lake 2 He Will Attend Na tional Encampment of Grand Army at Where He Will Make NonPartisanAddress to Old Sol at Hot Taft Family a Grand Hot Taft Taft arid Master ChnrUv B B new ribbons Many New things to please the fancy of the Pretty Ribbons at little Heavy Taffeta Silk Ribbonsjust the kind for Misses Hair Hat Hunters Green and all the new shades of inches a New Taffeta Silk Moire and Black and 6 inches and Large assortments other New Ribbons at similar BOGGS NORTH here night lor MiddIe Bass In Lake Taft will atidr3s a gathering of veterans of tha civil and SpanishAmerican wars at The party will then proceed to where a steam er will be taken for the home of the Middle Bass Fishing which la to be the Host during the Taft will return to Toledo to deliver a nonpartisan speech to the national encampment of the Grand Army of the His address today will also be devoid of The end the Biimmer vacation of the Republican candidate was the Oc casion of a rousing farewell by the several hundred guests of the Home stead New Chairman Frank H Hitchcock of the Republican national committee had a long confer ence with James Republi can nominee for vicepresident Rep resentative William chair man of the Republican congressional and Representative Lou secretary of the The conference began upon the return of these gentlemen from Oyster wbere they called by President Roosevelt for talk about congres sional It is said that President Roosevelt displayed a keen interest In the ar rangements for a vigorous campaign in all parts bf the country to retain the Republican majority In the Of Hewas able to give Chairman McKlnley and retary Lpudenslager many Valuable suggestions arid these were approved also by who was chair man of the committee until his nomination for the vioepres idency Virginia was and detlisftm The two contesting Republi can nominees for governor of the Swisher and were notified appear before the committee next Thursday at 10 ExSenator David former Democratic state called on Na tional Chairman Mack shortly after his arrival from Europe and told Mack that he would do all he could to help the campaign Bryan and Hill to discuss the political 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 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 has since used Foleys Honey and Tar with the samo Sold by Bessemer OR THE CONVENIENCE OFOUR CUSTOMERS we have a place in the bank 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 safe place for your FARMERS MERCHANTS TRUST AUGUST 29 Saturday Specials Some and Childrens Suits Sizes 3 to 7 Your Choice at ABE HESSE The Leading Clothier When To Eat Is A Question Where To Eat Is Not Debatable CITY Of but made known hfs attitude toward the Democratic ticket to The exsenator said he had been abroad for his health and was feeling Miy Hill was accompanied to headquarters by John Travel stained and William Bryan and the members of his party returned here after an absence of over a which Bryan delivered speeches In Indiana and Kansas and held political conferences in Louis and Kansas starts again Sunday after noon on a tlfree days speaking commencing at the fair grounds be tween Paul and Minneapolis Mon Thence tie will proceed to Fargo and Grand where on Tuesday he will deliver Oh Wednesday fie will be in Sioux and on the following day he is scheduled for a speech at the Ne braska state fair In FIFTEEN DROWNED IN SUDDEN FRESHET Swept by Flood From the Mountains A flood in the Clmmaron river following a cloud burst washed arway a of dwel lings at Fifteen persons are reported to have been Eleven bodies have been Ten miles of track and twelve bridges on the Colorado and Southern railway were washed Trains have been laid Who Shot Wealthy Baltimorean RIDDLE OF TWO CITIES Wounded Manjn a Canorous Mtittift Hospital ALIBI IS CLAIMED FOR WILLIAMS V Friends of Roberts Explain Ride on Fawfuf Boardwalk Atlantic Refus ing to theory that Charles the Wealthy clubman of was shot by a highwayman wnile In a rolling chalr on the board walk with also of police are working upon the theory that the Baltlmoreau was the victim of a vengeful While they will jmt that they be lieve WllliBjinss husband knows something about the they ad mit that he will not eliminated from the cast until he has proved that he not only was in Atlantic City but that he WM entirely ignorant of the shooting and which led UP to The wounded Js still In a serl condition at the City Kls condition is considered dangerous and the physlclanpwill not probe for the In bis until his condition a Li Mws Daisy Miss Lucy Crelghtonj Wheeleri Mrsl three Wheeler Rooke and Wheelers whose name could not be Folsom Is In the northeastern part of Now Mexico near Raton oh tha Santa Pe Its elevation Is about feet it Is constantly in danger of which sweep down from the surrounding mountains whan there la a heavy rain in the TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF Fred Coates attempted to hasten the flre In her cooking stove by pouring oil there She died In the hospital within an cloudburst at Radford caused a livefoot rise In the river and the Kanawha coal oper ators expect tostart bushels of Cincinnati as a alive in the caveIn of a fifteenfoot it required nearly fifteen minutes to dig Adams Retterer He sustained Internal injuries and may i Miss Rosa Zahnizer of South Waynesburg while eating honey swallowed a live which stung her in the Swelling Immediately resulted and be fore a physician arrived she had al most choked to She prob1 ably polecat put the Idora park summer theatfer on the A search for stimulated by an offer of f 50 has not been It was just when Flossie Dangerfleld was putting on a song and dancethat the audi ence began to get Flossie i A team of black face comedians braved the odor for a It was just as for no audience I wonjen wRose combined ages were 264 years were burled at Fostoria one The eldest ninetyone years was burled and just as the car riagesof the first cortege were leav ing the cemetery the procession of the second tuneral entered with the body of the next oldest ninety Just as this cortege wasleaving the cemetery the body of the third age eightythree was being carried six teen years of searching auditor for the Toledo and Indiana raMway of has been reunited with his Minnie whom he has finally located at Croton They were rated as following the death of In Tto girl W tfcf Htw Brighton and while the police will say that detained as a witness they lead Inquirers to believe that such Is the The colored man who was pushing the rolling chair In which Roberts and Williams were rid ing at the time of the shooting is still and If he knows who Robertas assailant is he declinesto say Robertas Relatives Relatives of Roberts gave out a statement in which they said that Roberts came here to see Olney Norrls on business and that the board walk ride was an incident which fol lowed a dinner at the Shelbourne with Williams and a party of the corroborates the friends of Roberts and is positive that the man who did the shooting stopped the chair and demanded When Roberts refused the highwayman The she was the wife of the injured baa arrived She Is in close attendance upon her husband and re fuses to be or have anything to Several of Wllllamss rela tives also The attempt on the life Charles Roberts of this city at Atlantic City created a tre mendous sensation in Baltimore so The report that also this was In the rolling chair with Roberts when the shooting occurred added Interest to the For a number of years the Roberts and Williams families have been on Intimate The husband of Williams returned from a two months trip to Europe last He would say but little con cerning the stating that he was a close personal friend of He expressed surprise when told that the woman with Roberts was bis saying that was In Boston the last time he heard from He said that he saw Roberts last Tuesday night for the flrst time since his return home and told him how glad he was to see him Much Williams talked over the tele phone with his wife at Atlantic Williams told htm she should re turn to Baltimore at Wil liams persisted In his refusal to dis cuss the but Cavendish who Is associated with Williams In practice of made the following statement In his part ners behalf Williams has been very much annoyed by the reports that ho was in Atlantic City Wednesday He was nowhere near He re turned from Hiivope on Krorwrlnz essen Cecelia After spend Ing a few hours at the WaldorfAs toria in New York cama to Balti He spent night at the club wenijput pn VVad at sinjthe telephone M as 4 oclock DEATH CAME TO MINERS day afternoon and again on Thursday Wtlllamss movements from the time he reached his home Wednesday until he came to Baltimore again are known to everyone about his place and it Is ridiculous to Intimate that he was at Atlantic Hams not know that his wife was at Atlantis City he returned to Baltimore on She had sent htm a wireless but directed It by mistake to another that was due to arrive about the same time as the Kronprtnzessen From police sources comes a story that the negro who was pushing the chair stated soon after the shoot Ing that the wouldbe assassin ap proached the chair and passed The boy Is positive that the man was not the statement con a gust of wind came and the boy had difficulty In managing the At moment the man wno bad passed returned and the boy thoughthe meant to help him with the he pulled open the to the chair and com manded Roberts to step out onto the When he did so the shots were and the man who did the shoot ing Jumped Into a waiting which was driven away Detectives are to haye dis covered that an automobile was driven through this city Thursday r morningarid to a fashloriaible and ft Is added that the occupant of the vehicle Is An it is IS GASOLINE TROLLEY A GO Will Connect Voungstown and Con Within a That gasoline traction Jine be twepn Youngstown and is not a mere dream was attested when lot in favor of the Windsor Trust company of New York was1 filed The given to cover an issue of it la will be taken mainly by German was in Trumbull and Ashtabula as well aa In the projected line being laid in the three Right of through a stretch of country not now touched by any tyac tlon has been the offi except that for a ter minal In this In getting which no difficulty is The officers say work will begin at once on private right of way and that gasoline driven will be operated within a The company is headed by John and Stanley and George Chapman of j Battleships Approach Queens Rear Admiral Sperrys the entered Port Phillips head at oclock this morning with the other fifteen battleships tt ail ing slowly behind and started the thirtymile trip up Fort Phillip bay for The last of the ships passed In the headlands at The villagers of Queetis CHC lined the shores and enthusiastically greeted the Negro Hanged by Tennessee negro named George Johnson was hanged by a mob at thirty milos tiouth of The negro had attempted an assault upon a Miss seven miles fronl Murfrees He was captured and taken to where the lady Identified him and he Ralph the twoyearold son of Ross Wagner of West near this was seriously as the re suit of playing and hla mother was injured In an attempt to putout L manager of the pub lishing house of the United Evangeli cal church in this has been nom inated as Prohibition candidate for senator from the Dauphin county Ho oppose 60 LIVES LOST IN SOUTHERN FLOODS low to Property Itoy Riiil tata Mlons ol Dollars age asurvivorof the crew of the Monitor and a retired United Brethren at At the age of twentyone he enlisted especially to serve aboard the he has not the required as a deposit Benjamin paroled several months will not permitted to leave the Ohio penitentiary until his regular term He was sen tenced for two years school involving the city fraternal organizations arid closed when Professor resigned from the hjgh In that time two superintendents were de and candidates for school board and county offices were beaten on the Walker Harris has approved the recommenda tion by the slate of pardons for the release from the penitentiary of Jonn serving a threeyear sentence from Lawrence county for the of his minor chil His family Is destitute and his former employer will give Williams August September 3 and The big Conneaut Lake When the or Kid ney nerves get then these or gano always Dont drug the Stomach nor stimulate the Heart or That Js simply a make Get a prescription known to Druggists everywhere as Shoops The Restorative is pre pared expressly for these weak In side Strengthen these build them up with Bboops Re or see bow quickly help will Sold by Harry aremany Imitations Witts Carbolized Witch but lust one flood water at Augusta Is receding rapidly and aa the leaves the streets It is apparent that the loss has been un The Riverside in damage to and loss of cotton sustained a X88 ot the Reid cotton the finest in the was greatly but it will require a survey to determine the loss the Triangular where the wholesale bouses are war badly The Neson Morris warehouse has collapsed the Au gusta Grocery companys building was damaged to the extent of the National Biscuit company building was The Central grammar school and the Davidson grammar school also damaged In addition to the fires already reported ten smaller houses were Twentytwo bodies have been recov ered and corpses being found every hour or The captain the river steamer Swan reports that he saw on the trip up the riverat least twentyfive all negroes except a white There are reports of many drownlngs among negro farm hands In the lower The Chron icle estimates the death list at twentyfive miles south of this city on the Wateree is seven feet under water and house in the town is No accurate estimate of the damage can be but it probably will run well into the Farm ers have lost practically all their bot tom land Cape Fear river at this has reached a height of seventynine breaking all records of former Houses and bridges are swept away and the estimated to the cot ton and corn crop will go beyond 35 per The greater Fay ettevlle ia covered with water backed up the city ball from the which is a mile and a half Three thousand persons are homeless and the city 1 in the power plant being No trains have entered or left the city for three The food supply Is eggs are sell ing at a dollar a dozen anil vegetables held at four times their Female Fagin Twelve New a lltile sec ondstory room In Thirtf avenue de tectives arrested twelve boys and one woman and broke up a Fagln The woman gave the name of Lillian but the police assert that her real name was Nellie Sllney and that years agp she was knowp as the IMle of Second assembly frWtMfteeix to twenty wjjre craps tttgafWMa other jlmllsr was CRASH IN MINE FATALTO FIVE Runaway Gars Dash Backward Into Slope MEET TRAIN UDEN WITH MEN Rumble of Runaway Cars Gives Warning and Workmen Are Cruelly Mangled In Terrific Collision That Enaueo Momentum of Runaway Train So Tremendous as to Carry Other Train With It Down the Slope Until Derailed and Piled tip In fused Heap of Men and I were another is to die and five were seriously injured in a collision at the Warrior Run col t llery of the Lehigh Valley Coal com about six miles from this The men were being hoisted up the j slope when a runaway car struck tnp man on which were twenty who were employed in the The dead are James age Single Frank age wife and Simon age age fortyv married Jtty llus age single William age The injured John John flf loskij Ben Theicarwhich switched front one tkl tcuuvUf jUiHfrMB head of the sjjatfrunnag up Itthen fan Into the alone HI struck the other1 cars with men The cars the workmen g hadJust stopped at as 3 lift tto jTj ployes from section A signal to start had Just been given the hoisting engineer when the roar of the downcoming car warned the men of the The few who L caped Jumped from thecars at but the others were caught before ttyey v could The force of the impactv t broke the cone to whichthe 1 attached and allowed the cars to run tj down the A hundred feet down they jumped the track and piled a mass of pinning some of and The others were I scattered along the section ol the slope from 3 lift Race Morses Pash Into f the running races at the Liwerne county fair1 Captain Boachey ascension with his A crowd swayed out on the Just as the horses were startefl In the flrst The jockeys made 8tren uous efforts to but could not and the maddened horses plunged the Chris age ol was run down and Wiled and Josha Cooper of Plymouth had a leg Several other were knocked down and were more or less Harry Williams PWla the Jockey on Sister was thrown over the fence when bis horse dashed into the crowd and was rendered The riderless horse dashed around the track times befpre It could be Cromwell Gives to tie Chicago Evening News William Nel son the New York tlon has contributed to toe Republican campaign fundTbe News adds A report has It that this contribution was the flrst made to Treasurer Republi can leaders surmise that either Cromwell made the contribution 09 half of Harrlman or 09 behalf ft That Cromwell is Able to make such contribution jjigiy is geiwi ally V Thaw Carding the news that his Nesblt Is In a sanlttrlumi Thaw said Some time urged Bvelyn to take rest hope sshe will cmt fi n ;