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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ItiTABLtBHBD 2 CENTS PER Steward of Whist Club Tells o Thaws Antics on Day of the Killing New strict ly to their promise to interpose no other defense than that of insanity In behalf of their the attorneys representing Harry Thaw contin the examination of witnesses who swore that young Thaw at various timed In his life appeared to them as irrational and mentally Prac tically all of the testimony was en tirely newto tho case and had to do with acts down to the day of the tragedy Then came the declara tion of the ten men who sat on the coroners jury during the Inquiry into Stanford Whites all of whom declared that the defendant the day following the shooting acted Irration His manner and appearance worp such as to cause the Inquest jury to discussals state of mind after their formal verdict had been In the daystestimony there WOK more delving Into the history of the Thaw Alfred Lee Thaw of a third cousin of the taking the stand and leii Ing of tho taint of Insanity which had caused his father und brother to die in state Thaws Valuable Some of Thaws alleged eccentrlcl tiesi revealed for tho first were described by Christopher steward of the Now York Whist club by Miss Matilda a telephone op and by Per August a former butler In the Thaw Thaw spent a portion of the nftor noon of June at the whist club and at Ihnt few hours before the pictured by the steward as being highly nervous and as frequently This Is awful He asked the steward to hove a valuable package put Into the After the shooting the package wan opened and found to contain throe clg arets wrapped In District At torney In crossexamining the club brought out tho fact that Thaw ployed bridge there with many prominent The witness de clared he was not supposed to know what Schwab and the others played but he was sure nothing but mineral water was ever nt the LflOeWn Lay The telephone operator told of Thaw putting In seventyfive calls one morn ing at the Grand Hotel and then for getting all about The butler told many details of Thaws life at home In and was still under ex amination when adjournment wis The separate incidents of al leged Irrational conduct on the pan of the being put In evi dence iy i Littleton as the founda tion for tho expert testimony that is to He also hopes to accumulate such a mass of as to Thaws erratic conduct as to make It Impos sible for the district attorney to fulfill tho task the law places upon him of proving Thaw sane beyond every rea Afflicted Boyertown Cant Bury Its Own Dead and Asks For Help SCANNING THEllAO WILL A TRiPte FORGERY So Counsel Declares In Celebrated Crawford Will the suit of George Schooloy 01 who Is trying to break the will of the late James who left an estate of more than und which Schooley Is endeavoring to prove Is rightfully counsel for the estate In his opening address made some startling He declared that It would be proved by the defense that the will Schooley Is making an effort to have probated is a triple forgery of the firm upon which tho will is writ ten a forgery of the typewriting and a forgery of the signature of the de Counsel said it would be shown that a rubber ntain with which it Isclaimed by the defense the Craw ford signature was placed on the was obtained by Schooley from Keat ing of 716 Sfliisom Phil Pommel concluded his ad dress by It will also be proved that thexSchooley claim Is both as a debt owed to the memory of Crawford and a lesson to other persons of criminal and that there will be no compromise with Tiger Loose In than 200 farmers of this and adjoining counties are engaged In a tiger A large Bengal been seen In tho country for two Attached to its neck Is a collar with three links of a Several head of stock have been killed and people have feared to leave their homes at Scran strilo of the brewery workers hncltn wanna county ended when the brew ers granted tho men an increusn In wages of Hereafter brew eries will be union shops and I ho qtios tlon of hours and other conditions will be Tho men Imported to take the places of strikers will be sent away and the strikers will return toWork doors of the Ohio Trust company here have been A voluntary assignment was Smith of Clevo land Barnes were appointed Is of the assignees of Nprwalk and Iron company and the William Kava naugh company of this The bank officials say they expect to be able to pay all of Its depositors In Tho bank was established in 190 arid was capitalized at The last state ment shows deposits of and loans to the extent of LDSMITH Dont i Forget ffMs All Things Come to Him who waits Wait for the big Closing out sale Yovr reward will Be some wonderful Bargains in suits hats underwear For men and boys At the Goldsmith Clothing store 18 IS THE DAY GOLDSMITH Boyertown Engaged in Melancholy Task of Identifying the Fire Victims 115 CORPSES ARE RECOGNIZED Call Goes Out fer Volunteers to Help Dig Building Used as Temporary Morgue Fiftyfive Kept up bravely under the awful blow which it received in the destruction of the Rhoads Opera House by this little borough has come to a full realization of the fact that onefifteenth of its population was wiped out of existence by the Tho figures compiled by Coroner Strasser show that there are 170 dead as a result of the The list of dead includes one who lost bis life fighting the fire and one Jacob who died from Injuries re ceived In the blazing Three bodies were recovered from the ruins of the building during the and of the 168 or that lie in the Improvised morgues have been wholly or partially Identified relatives or School Used as The private morgues In the town were not of sufficient size to receive the bodies of those taken from the flre and Ine public school was also used as a enamel whore of the victims went dally to their the bodies were laid out In Bach bit of jewelry or fragment of clothing picked up m tbe blackened ruins was as were the charredand blackened bod or such portion of them as re and all In search of missing loved ones were permitted to pass through the gruesome rows to make Few of the bodies could be recog nized by the features as in most cases the upper portion of the corpses was seared or burned to a of state police koptthe anxious crowdsin check around the improvised morgue and those seeking missing relatives and friends were compelled to pass in to view the bod ies in Insurance Adjusters Children of tender years were in some cases called upon to assist in making the identification of feeble men and women were with anguish as they came upon somn distorted body In whicn they recog nized the form of lost son or Coronor Slrasaer has opened an of fice In tho Mansion house and estab lished a bureau ot where he granted death certificates and signed Insurance In this con nection the representatives of scores of insurance companies are in Boyer town paying off claims as fast as they are There were undertakers or their representatives in the town and there was plenty for them to as all were called upon to assist In preparing the remains for Inspection and Coroner Strtisser says that not more than twentyfive of the entire number of bodies removed from the flre have There are several trunks that will probably never be as there were several strangers In the audience that witnessed the Overcome by Building Inspector Heckman of who made an inspection of tho opera liousp which was suid In my opinion the people in the hull were overcome by the fumes from the tank used In connection with tho tableau lights and simply could not help A man told me l hat he reached In the doorway to as sist a woman from the building and that he was nearly overcome by He wan not In the hall when the Bre started l WEATHER Western Pennsylvania Snow and colder Thursday much colder by night except snow near Lake or snow In snow In north portion much colder except snow flur ries In northwest West or snow Thurs colder In west portion fair In snow and colder in east A DOLAN SHcLVtU FUH GOOD Hxpulslon From Miners Union Rati fied by the refusing Int Dolan a tho dnlfgaUM to the mitmal convention of District Mine Workers of without a dissenting vote ratified the nrtlon of the ditlritt executive board in expelling him from delegates wivuted to know w hat would be done to Doliin In case lie applied at local for reinstate ment as a Cries of We dont him back Is of HBO to the now and the miners dont wnnt greeted Secretary TinioOiy Donovan stated i hat ihe report In an evonliu iiewwpa of an alleged rotous demotiulia tlonat the convention was untruein In lils ivtiovt FpcretaryTvoasurer Donovan showed that toiiil miiouin In ihe district treasury was anIncrease for nine monthx of AS YET Senate Has No Reply From Sec retary of Treasury Relative to Financial Condition FIGHT BACK 10 BACK Foraker and Dick Declare War on All Appointments Which Ignore Them SENATE EXHIBITS SYMPATHY House Debate on Penal Code Bill and Several Amendments Are Farced Deiplte Awaits Word From For aker and Dick have not hesitated to let it be known among their colleagues that they will continue to an far as lies In their every al leged attempt of the president to turn federal patronage into a machine for nominating a presidential The success ot these two senators in rejection of four Ohio postoffice appointments has aroused the senate to a knowledge of the that they are investigating at the pres ent time no less than twentyfive Ohio appointments which have reached tho ffious consent were allowed to go over until Representative Bannon of Ports Introduced in the bouse a bill providing for a survey of the Ohio its and tbe area overflowed by floods at Ports Oalllpolls and Ironton with a view to the construc tion of flood defenses sufficient to pro tect these cities from Inundation by It carries an appropriation of Bauuon says It has been demonstrated by the city of Ports mouth that by the erection of levees these cities can be protected from such floods as devastated the Ohio valley in January and March of last year and that inasmuch as the Ohio river Is under control of the federal government it is its duty to protect the cities situated on its hank from the effects of The plan he be is entirely FIVE SKATERS Young People of Prominent lies Go to Death Beneath the Ice VEN f URED TOO FAR FROM SHOSE Jlmtown Near Scene of Dletrettlng AeeidentMMifj i One ofMerry Party of 81k to Tell the committee on postofflces and post roads and have been referred to Sena ft d f tor Dick as a These REWARD FOR CORTELYOU la Offered Presidency of Knickerbocker Truit New Identi fied with the reorganization of the Knickerbocker Trust company have considered the name of Secretary Cor among to take the pres idency of that institution and an inti mation more or less positive in char actor has been conveyed to the secre nominations are simply known as consideration of his One of the heldup kind so und they may or may not go through for confirmation according to the way the two Ohio senators view Such is the power of any pair of senators from a state that a nomina tion which is looked upon by them with disfavor never gets past the post office committee with a favorable re port The two Ohloans have let it be I leading representatives of the Izatlon Interests of the trust was authority for the statement that the intimation had assumed a quite definite taking the form of a tender of the presidency of the com It was stated by this same ailj thority that no response had been rej but that It was expected Cortelyou would arrive at a decision at j nn early This statement was be known that they propose to thwart the fore Sgc cortelyou had given nomination of Secretary Taft if their out an authorltatjve announcement of ROBBINS Leading Interests In River Coal Vote Out postofflce appointments in hio is caWnet In of announce Rnhl any Several other Ohjo federal menf wafl a8sumea that nny tender and George Whitney appointments are held up at the in posed as directors of the stigatlon of the two River Coal and Coke company at the annual meeting of tha In their Alexander Dempster und Krank Som pie wero It is currently reported that Robbiiis wfl be offered the presidency of new be The did not receive a reply or Intimation of his coming to New York as of this company has been definitely from the secretary of the treasury to irorn uia secretary 01 me treasury 10 rilCDVTUIMP IUPI linCD its resolution calling for information tVtni iniPlu IHUUUUEU concerning the financial as inrt haon ntnmfand awH In 4ta had been and in itsabsence Senator Aldrich assented to pas Injunction Against One ot ty i IrXIllIiUBUUlKi formed HIM position has sage of Senator Culbersons resolution jnjunctioiiB ever ed with meteoric rapidity Rlecti on the same Without further nled atinst labor organizations in ij u til Anf tuna or O ed to the head of tho Plttsburg Coal he not long afterward deposed and tha position was given tq wasan agree ment between the Pittsburg Coal com pany and the River Coal company that Robblns was to leave the fornisr on condition that he be planed at the head of the FIveYearOld Kills Oil Walnut six miles from a fiveyear son of Kline accidentally shot and mortally wounded his three yearold sister wlfh The children found the loaded weapon In a bureau drawer while Uie nidlhor was preparing Two Men Found bodies of two men who were identified by papers In their pockets as Ira Stetson of East and Al bert Donovan of New were found beside the tracks of the Pennsylvania railroad near is not known how they met their denth Both bodies are bHdly H H believed they fell from n Roth carried papers shownir they had served In tbe United States Lnntz Acknowledges the alias arrested here 8 on i warrant from charging him with making and pass ing silver was taken tn 1v secret pence detec Lantz his Chicago Grain comment the resolution was 8tate was issued by Chancellor The senate passed a joint reso ution UUon ot Bd sllk 000 the war indemnity of the United The injunction States from The remainder of but goes into effect at the session was devoted to the J bn BO unU1 sion of the penal code I ing at Newark on So persistent have been the codifying the penal laws that the nrtmnttt too tViA nrkirlatrtn tnckloTtTC committee on the revision of the laws s toTy S Perkins of New a sought to have the committee persuaaion whatever cause SSSnT Hi empfoye of the mill to his hands of UnRed treasurers In waslhelrlt halted its reading to criticize and T thft town Perkins remarked that if no young persons who JkatittB party at the Jlmtown miles northeast of only one is now living to tell the story of bow the other five went beneath the All the vlctlnirot toe acci dent belonged to wellknown families of tho The dead John age Of and Anthony Of JUfi t George age Boa ot afcd Frank Cochran of Spring near Frank a sev V WlUlam age of and Daniel Fulmer Elizabeth a ago seven At about 9 oclock Miss Fulmer aftd George who becaSne more venturesome began making short excursions several yards butand then returning to t t Becoming bolder and laughing at the warnings of their j the two anally glided straight l f the center of the J A moment later those nean shore heard the etailnous craoklngtjof K Ice and a scream of terror and saW the two skaters disappear in Jbe As they two heads appeared above the supporting the girl j clinging to the broken edge t of the ice with the x f In an instant a human chain Waa formed by the who clasped with Mack at eijd of tbe t i4 line nearest the Regardless their the rowbf t extended their line of It was within a few feet of the two struggling in the Just asVhand was being reached tMTw Fulmer therewaa another crasb of Frank rMier and Wllllitti Fulmer had also gone the thin ice giving way under their combined With the Ice cracking beneath Mack was obliged to dash to the 4 Helpless to in the half light his merry companions a few before go to scream and a choking saw uplifted hands above the for several seconds and then all was He ran to the ueaiost house and gave the The reservoir is owned by the Frlck Coke company and supplies water for tho works of the which aie at present shut Jlmtown a settlement of about 200 perfcons The reservoir has been a popular skatng resort every and this Is the first Connell operating the Enter prise changed the date Of the slate pickers went on tying up the Eight hun dred employes are a deserter from the regular was caught here after he bad been absent from his company six The arrest was made possible by a photo sent out by the fi least Chairman Moon and others of the tn srjssfia cases of defalcation where it was clear S2SMUSSSS or storekeeper doing business with the Standard company or Its employes or amendments to introduce sepa rate bills covering their which only served to elicit further at U ks by Vemo they Interfering with the wore led by New with whom employes are who reasserted the contention that 8t8vmS the changes should be made in the bill itself and not through separate meas Vociferous accompanied with was accorded Kus BECKHAM STILL SHY Opposition Democrats Still Decline to Support Him for sena termann of who declared Bltuatlon haa changed little ex TRI8TATE NEWslN BRIEF Although de clared to be perfectly the Havllu Hotel company has gone into the hands of a who in a delirium of typhoid fever cut his throat with a razor and disem boweled is I While leading a dog along the railroad near Rlvervlew Edward McGlunls was killed ana the dog met the same After an Idleness of several weeks the Clarion paper mill of Johnsonburg resumed About men are on the pay As the re sult of a row in the foreign settle Angelo Frabut is dead from a gun shot and Ignatlo Pramea U under arrest charged with killing Solicitor before tha councils 1 emphatically against the approval ordnance primary re that the trouble with the bill was that t that the Democrats opposed to ceipts and a decline of Id in the prices there wqre too many lawyers In the tbe eieoUon of former Governor of wheat at Liverpool caused weak house to discuss he the ham Beem ba more against ness today in the local the lawyers would retire and let the manu than eyer and aeclare that be May delivery closing at a net loss of the merchants and the farm now ha8 no chance to The vote Corn was down May options closed pltUburg ers have a they would do the stood cc for Beokbami 64 for work and the bill would be B two absentees and 1 not Amendments to section 112 relating to tbe soliciting or accepting of bribes by senators or members came thick 2 yellow 620 Randen of Texas Senator Wheeler Demo of spoke to tne joint session and gave his reasons for noe A BOODlOu OUQ UIB TOOOWMP No g yellow ered tw0i the flrat makln an He said uecK 9 hlirh 2 high mixed 1 timothy [email protected] J 1 r 32 Mi 033 Ohio York full cream Ohio full Wisconsin CittlerSupply light market fence for any public service corpora tion to give to any senator or member or judge of a United States court any free transportation of person or prop frank or franking money or anything of making ham was for himself first and me party afterward and bad been misled by ambition and bad In answer to a question as to wheth er he participated In tbe senatorial primary last be dilated on WM It high misdemeanor for such persons at him for vote to receive same under penal y of t Beckharo ana decunel to a fine of or Imprisonment tor one year or and ihe mak ing It a high misdemeanor for any sen ator or member or senator or member bow he voted at tbe He and Senator who voted were blued by tbe 94 frtfh cows Sheep and Uamka market Mr New age enw died bere from Uw a flna of pot more than 96XXM or ira prlionment ot than year and IwiUalbllltr to bold any public two Avenge DeAnnond Ut getting nlAiiMA Aha utg the to MMtor W w M W rURNITVIRC If you want furniture mow la the time to buy when you can find everything in stock that is needed to make your homo look if you anticipate camping out or spending the summer IB your cottage it will pay youto look over our selection of cot1 tage tbe thing You can them on your porch or lawn In the daytime and use them for a bed at night Our evergrowing MM ables us to carry a full llntcTti uptodate Furniture Bell at such reasonable that we never but staples on bwL ChrUtmaB up to tbe Hrnlt tirarityty Off K ;