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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania BgTABLWHED 1 2 CUNTS PBR BR YSON COERCED The AntiRoosevelt Leader Still Insists Patronage Is Being Used to Further Tafts Presidential Boom WILL SELL Ohio Senator Makes Reply to State ment President Regard ing Appointments UY8QN CASE IN LIMELIGHT Surrounding h Ap pointment Postmaster at ReelUd by In Con tradicting Presidents Statement to a of personal Senator Feraker the senate to the denial by President Roosevelt of that he has used federal pat ronage for the purpose of Influencing the national political Tho seaater predicated his argument on a reference to the Ohio situation in the letter of President Roosevelt to Wil liam Dudley He produced cor respondence relating to the appoint ment of Charles whose Domination as postmaster at was withheld temporarily fer the alleged reason that Bryson had given interview while in Washington es pteMlag the opinion that Tatt was las lac ground In the Ohle The correspondence showed that Brysoa tad stood bis ground and his declara tion of pelHIoal iadependence had re sulted IB asmther ordar from the white house mahlag the Feraher The caaamunicatlons on the subject SMre between Representative Doug eof Ohio aad In a very perata manner Senator Foraker on the but insisted the records clearly shewed aa attempt to coerce Bryson and that fele fearleasstand bad beenresponse for his retention by the The senator aald that it was no exag to say that there are a hun dred cases in Ohio where the appoint mants had been made for political pur1 awes but there are a few where documentary evidence can be psjlntmenf of Charles Bryson as post master without his solicitation upon teeemmcndatlon of Representative He then read from a Wash ington paper an interview with In which he stated that Taft last his following and Fora ker had gYown in Bry soa returned to said Fora unconscious that he had ny trouble until a few days TMRNITMRE If you want furniture now is the time to buy when you can find everything in stock that Is needed to make your home look pleasant If you anticipate camping out or spending the summer In your cottage It will pay you to look over our selection of cot tage fust the thing for You can use them on your porch or lawn In the daytime and use them for a bed at night Our evergrowing trade en ables us to carry a fall Una of uptodate Furniture which we at such reasonable prices that we never have anything but staples on Our Christmas goods were cleaned up to the limit A visit to our store will sat tefy you as it has many others that we have the right goods at the right THE Q1BSOH PURNITURE wGen Tie received a letter from Representative Douglass telling him that the president had decided not to appoint Bryson after Repre sentative Douglass said that the post master general was nice about but and evidently was carrying out the presidents Douglass interviews From poatofBce Douglass went to the while I where he took up the matter with the presidents who said the president could see no son for appointing men to office who were not In harmony with his poli according to ixiuglasss said the president was determined that Douglass should recommend another appoint Bryson then sent a letter to said in whisa he gave his view of the situa He said that la his Interview he had said that Tan was losing and Feraker gaining in Ohio and that if could not carry the Bryson reiterated this and declared that it He said that he had always been in fa rer the presidents policies and that nothing had ever appeared in his paper in opposition to the administra He reviewed some of the things he had including the Statement that the president would be eempalled to take another nomination with Taft as a candidate the capital and negro vote would ba eliminated from the He assert ed Uat the presidents statement of bis Brysons as represent ed to was entirely wrong and in conclusion Bryson ssid Presidents I favor but not his and I shall nojt so long as I think Bryan can beat him at the Foraker said tnat he supposed had laid the letter be the president and that the presi dent decided to in the nomina eatlre oredlt Ter seelag Justice of such a in view of the manly reply made by Brysen to the crit icism that he had made of Foraker asserted he could es tablish to the entire Satisfaction of any uabtased mind that there are a hundred such cases in He said that estimate was no al though the presidents hand could not be traced to all of He said they had been engineered by men who rep resented the A brief but fiery speech by of New In which he out lined his opposition to William Bryan as a candidate for the presi relieved somewhat the monot ony of debate on the Indian appropria tion bill in the house of represent Leake charged Bryan with taking the big stick from the leaving the latter only a big and he further credited the Democrats in the heuie with hav lag usurped the right of free action of urgent rncuinlneiKTalioh that congress this session author ize the building of four battleships at a total rout of and by a unanimous vote hern was included in tne navy appropriation bill an nuthorl Delaware LONG FIGHT ENDED Edison Compromises Lawsuits for a Year The legal wars which Thomas the in has participated In with mov ingpicture machine manufacturers and dealers for the last nine yeras have been It IH through the formation In Buffalo of an combination to control the entire mov ingpicture business of the The movingpicture business of this country which this combination con trols represents an It of with show Those la the combination are Thomas Edlaoa of Bellg and Kalea of Kssanay aad the Vitograph company of New Pathe and French man and Lubln of this In addition to the manufacturing and show the combination will control what Is termed 100 rental where films are A com plete understanding has been reached and in lieu of the settlement of the legal battles in which he has Indulged with the manufacturers Edison will receive from the combination a year royalty in return for which o permit no other con cerns to tiae any ef his with out which films cannot be SHORT SHEETS THE the delegates to the Denver conven tion by nominating Bryan la ad His remarks were greeted with hisses from Democratic side of the By a vote of 13 to 5 the house com mlttee on aavalaffairs rejected jthe of representatives has passed a sweep ing measure regulating The measure provides that every hotel shall provide ninefoot sheets and shall use no vessel or re ceptacle for food that has cracks visi ble to the naked A bill provld ing that officers of corporations who conceal their books or statements shall be guilty of a felony and subject to Imprisonment has passed both The Ellis antllobbying providing for jail sentences for lobby has also passed both Makes Speech From a negro convicted of killing twe years after being thrice respited by the was hanged He mount ed the scaCald smiling and began bis speech on the gallows by saylag I urn here once wound UP with thanking yoa far raw For home Noodles Pagan Made a Hit The atrlcally and Will Use His Lunged Voice on Friday Noodles the champion newsboy of the Is appearing at j Youngs theatre in his big act in1 traducing some splendid Impersona tions of famous iSKtors and public He I Want to Hear a Yankee Doodle in a genuine Cohanseque manner that takes His character sketches of Italian Dutch and ragtime songs nre finished and get a big I His Imitation of President addressing a crowd of 000 newsboys in Chicago at Tatter anils is n delight to the ear is Biven in a spirit that shows the re Bpect In which this child of the street hold the martyred The Imitation of James the late circus singing n circus song Is great and his lecture on the sideshow Is a humorous effort that arouses a hearty He sings nil of Arthur big coon song successes and they are the best ever heard in any theatre Noodles Fngan is the most fa mous newsboy in the world and won his title of champion with his sky scraper The New Tork Amer ican Home years ago offered a trip around the world to the loudest voic ed 1ml in tho country and he was one of several thousand boys competed in a A committee wns posted on top of the Flatlron building and Noodles cried his pa pers loud enough for the committee to hear For this he was sent around the carried a message to Oom Paul King of attended the coronation of King Edward and wrote articles con cerning what he saw and heard for the Hearst Since then he has toured the world and has work ed on thousands of weeklies and other He is a hustler and wins friends wherever he The newsies of the town are look ing forward to Noodles night which will be held Friday night at Youngs On that evening the news ies will be the guest of Noodles and the Evening At the first show given in the evening there will be seats set the news ies and the Evening Record extends to eypry call at this office and securea badge admitting him to the Tho boys will have a good time and Noodles will do some extra stunts for their benefit All of the performers will do some thing special for the Through the courtesy of the Evening Noodles will deliver a fine address on the Life in the Slums of New This lecture will be given at Youngs theatre on Saturday morn ing at There will also be a free moving picture and several mu steal Noodles is a famous He has spoken on the program with more groat men than any other liv ing The subject chosen for the Evening Record lecture is not upon the streets of New He never spent day in school and his college corridors were the streets in the He talks In the plain est of language for he says the streets do not deal In polished Ian boy or girl can readily He will tell of the children and mo thers in the Ghetto China town and the way children are rais ed in the East Side in New He Continued on page LEWIS GRILLED for Prosecution in State Cases Pale and Nervous After His Ordeal Yesterday LEWISllD PINCH Hustons Assistant Subjected to Grueling CrossExamination by Counsel for Defense FLASHES A UTTER IN COURT He Will Explain Why Ha Wat Promptly Seized by Prosecution and Con Not Made Another MarkingDown Sacrifice on COATS and FURS We have 47 Coats and 50 pieces of Furs we must sell Regardless of These garments and furs must go for what they will J Fiirs at the price we offer them at is a good in vestment to carry for another If we were to continue business we would not sell these goods at these Are you getting your share ZIM M ERMANS tor Hustons signature were dated back to conform with bills rendered by Sanderson for goods which had been paid for before delivered that the money was advanced to Sanderson without any consideration of the amounts of his bills and that after the election of State Treasurer Berry In Snyder and other state officers added big amounts to old bills to make up the deficiency and bad Hustonjj55uenew aad excited froia servera crossexami nation by Rothermel of counsel tor the Stanford as sistant to Architect Joseph Hus caused a sensation at the trial of the state cspltol conspiracy suit against Contractor Sanderson and for mer stale officials Mathues and At an intense moment when Rothermel was trying to farce Lewis to admit that certain contained in the Huston Utter to former Attorney General Car son were false the witness arose in his seat and produced a letter which he would show why he had been indicted in the conspiracy suits and asked permission of Judge Kunkel to make a Rothermel instantly Deputy Attorney General Cunning ham sprang to the seized the gave it a hurried glance and then turned it over to Gen eral who carefully stowed it away without disclosing its Meanwhile Lewis was on his feet declaring to Judge Kunkel that Ilothermel had impeached the veracity ef his dragged inthe dls eredtthis testimony andthat he Request Is RsfusedT wish to Introduce your which will show why I was in pleaded the pale and That is not relevant to this the judge Ill find that out later on In my own remarked t who resumed his crossexamination as to the truth or falsity of the Huston letter to Ilothermel tried to force the witness to make an unqualified an but Lewis would not make a di rect answer and insisted that the statements in the letter were partly true with qualifications and partly false with Rothermel appealed to Judge Kunkel several times to compel the witness to answer yes or no or hold In contempt Judge Kunkel ruled that the witness had answered to the best of his ability and Rothermel discontinued his the purpose of which was to discredit Lewis with the Lewis plainly showed that it was a great relief when he was finally ex The defense admits that he was a strong witness for the common wealth and that without his testimony the state would have been unable to make out a semblance of a When Lewis was called he was al lowed to make a statement correct Ing his testimony concerning Car sons alleged participation in the con ference at which the Huston letter was When I said the letter was gotten up with explained the I was confused and should have said in conference with Auditor General I have another correction to he The testimony reads to the effect that I went to Harrlsburg myself and saw Auditor General Sny der and Governor Pennypacker In con ference and also Hampton Carsoa and went over this subject in I desire to change that reference to Carson to read that I saw tho at torney general about that time and told him I was getting up a letter oa the subject to send to him and he said I need not be in any hurry about It that I should take my State Paid In The commonwealth secured the ad mission of a letter from Shumaker acknowledging the receipt of thirty five senate chairs from Sanderson on which are declared to have been paid for the following day and which were not delivered until The states lawyers claim that the fact that the chairs were certified to and delivered and paid for before the actual shipment Is a strong deuce of In the redirect examination of Lewis the commonwealth showed that twe eertlflcates which Snyder took to the oJBpe TAFT AT KANSAS CITY Secretary of War Receives Housing Wsleome at Kansas secretary of last night wan guest of honor and chief spokes man at a banquet glvea In convention hall to persons by the Associa tion of Young Republicans of Mis Many of the guests came from Oklahoma and dis tant Missouri A great demon stration greeted Secretary Tatt when he entered the great banquet hall and cgaln when he rose te Besides the the balconies of the halt were filled by several thou sand Secretary Tafts speech was a gen eral defense of the Republican especially of the policies brought to the tore by the administration of The odore Speaking of the re cent panic and the presidents late special message to the sec retary said The message coataws an answer to the charges that the administra tion is responsible for the industrial and the sharpness and em phasis with which this unfounded at tack is met have heartened the treat body of the people as a bugle call to renewed support of the policies of the TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF ad vance Robin has ar rived Mo Fadden of PhUHpsburg fell from a tret ley car on his way to thU city Bethlehem and received caused his gas waU that shewed 130 pounds pressure was drilled in here in the heart oi It to oaly fifteen feet la the sand aad feet While Skating oa aasnr orast thai covered a meadew in Mount Charles MI and broke a here fce fcai tor fee The establishment is 4etag a leurUhUig ths far Ueth time in a Is eeaflned to his bed aa the result of aa accident He wcs eut of a carriage and his lay Sea dsrs IS dead frem injuries received lav the explosion of a boiler at Van Alans rolllag mills la Northumberland oa Sanders is the ninth eC the play Ing with an eldfashioned powder hornia front of a Richard age was frightfully bnraed hy the eoateats If he recovers he will be maimed fer is much interested in the rspert that the engagement ef Henry Gassaway Democratic candidate for rice president in 18M and former and Miss Maud formerly a newspaper writer and social aide te the exsenators has been Miss Ashford issued a denial but the circumstances surrounding It are such that many people are In to believe the Da vis has declined to Arbltratien Treaty Secretary Eoet and Ambassador Juessraad have signed a treaty providing for the arbl tratioB of any Issue that may be tween France and Kennedys Laxative Cough Syrup acts gently on the It stops the cough and soothing the throat and lung Sold by Harry unl man committed autotde by threerlac himself uader a freight train at ten miles east of this The vtotlm wss about fifty years ef well dressed aad had a Dresden fifteen ndlei haarth of the sitting room la ate Heart disease caused out by his long vigil as watchman OB steamboat anchored in the local bar HuUns fell asleep sitting in front of a and WSJS burned n a horrible He wBI probably a millionaire and former Democratic candidate for governor cabled 12400 to Mayor Burnett ftom The money is be used for the poor of this are out of Btimpff see and Charles trackmen on the Pennsylvania were killed near Lewlstown They stepped out of the way of a freight train and were struck by an Both were thrown over a thirtytoot embankment onto the Ice In the Js sJata freight and passenger train oa the Wilkes barre and Eastern railroad near Tates Tills was saved from a wreck by an unknown He aotleed the roadbed had sunk about tea fast and he to bis bands to the wjib brought the train to a stindstllliand it was backed uc THE FAIR Wait for the big Embroidery February Ten Thou sand yards of Embroidery worth from 15c to 35c a to be sold at 1Oc a THE FAIR ;