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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 7, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CENTS PBR eRYAN IS T Opining Day of National Demo cratic Convention Finds Him in Full Control ALLIES MAKE FINAL EFFORT Celenel With Several New York Holds Secret Meet ing te Devise Plans for Defeat of Peerless Are Being Kent Secret July the hubbub of this day of the meeting of the Democratic national convention these mats developments of the day stand owt prominently Tbe wave of Bryan sentiment has Increased to apparently overwhelming and Irresistible proportions and the nomination of the Nebraskan seems new assured beyond any reasonable doubt unless some unlookedfor re versal of present conditions is turning to the SPECIAL THIS WEEK Beginning June We will close out our re maining stock of Re frigerators and Ice Boxes at ONEFOURTH OFF You have no idea how cheap 0 you can buy until you ask the Be sure and come in E Turner The House hurnisher B B shelf emptying wash goods Fine Wash Goods of all clashes priced to empty the Dimi Mousselines and other fine Wash 10c Goods 1 and 15c Goods 10 and 25c Goods 12V3 and 35c Goods 20 and 50c Goods 25 and And so thruout tho whok Wash Goods these prices and many oth ers of equal made foi the one purpose of making it pay people to the of Its a sale too large to tell of in lor what ever you need and ad vantages of BOGQS A NORTH sessFoa of the wmcn Be gins at The appointment of the on rules and permanent organization will be fol lowed by the presentation of resolu tions of respect for the memory of Qrorer Judge Parker has prepared a new draft of these resolu completely eliminating politics dealing only with the eminent public services of there Is the slightest dispo sition on the part of any of Bfyans friends to object to the Par ker draft owing to the feeling created by Its early It will not be Todays proceedings will be brief and after the preliminary or ganisation Is effected an adjournment will be taken aa a mark of respect to Vice Presidency Still All efforts to unite on a vice presi dential candidate have proved futile and the convention will begin Its de liberations with the contest for second place wide The New York delegation appointed a committee of ten to draft a plat form and named Judge Alton Par the Democratic standard bearer of 08 the New York represent ative on the platform The New York caucus was silent on the presidential and vice presidential sit uation and New York still falls to show her The Democratic national committee held its first meeting to consider con which resulted In the dismissal of Senator McCarrens New York con tests and the seating of Roger Sulli vans Illinois The foregoing are only the main features of a day marked by the cul mination of that noisy demonstration which ushers In a national with delegations and their bouts of followers pouring into with bands and marching clubs vieing in turbulent domonslraUon and with streets and hotel lobbies filled with surging Amid all this confu sion the man of action hiivo worked Most of the states effect ed their electing mem bers of the committees which will serve Bryan by There has been one continuous swelling of the Bryan strength with only scattering accessions for other This has become so ap parent that the nomination of Bryan eeems not only by the required twothirds vote of the con vention but by practically a unani mous except that of Minnesota and whose representatives siUl insist they will be steadfast to the end to their favorite and Mattering antiBryan votes from New Maine and several other Mattered opposition dwarfed by the of Bryans In record breaking time the Democratic national committee dis posed of all contests before it with the exception of those of Pennsylvania and which went over until The general result was tp sustain the delegates who came with credentials from their state and din trict A total of seventy six seats were Involved In the con tests from IllinoisNew Penn Ohio and the District of The work was done by six four of which re ported to the full AntlGufUy Joseph Howley of the Thlrtyiflrst Pennsylvania whose right to his seat was disputed by was luitalned by the It was contended that Howley was not a but had organized a party his own called the Bryan The Pennsylvania contests that In volved eight seats in the city of Phil adelphia and three Allegheny county provided probably the most bit ter discussion that was placed before any of the Charles Daly of Philadelphia appeared for the contestants and arraigned Charles Donnelly and Thomas the leaders of the Ouffey faction In these In the bitterest He charged that the eight Quffey dele gates ware elected by the aid of Re publicans and that the rankest frauds were Both Donnelly and who spoke In support of the regular replied In kind to the Ryan became bitter in his denunciation of calling him puppy and upstart and finally grew violent In his denunciation that Commltteeman Allison of Virginia called him to order and caused him to withdraw his After listen Ing to criminations and recriminations for an hour and a half the subcommit tees took these contests under ad Tom Johnson of Cleveland was a winner In Nineteenth Ohio dls where he triumphed over the winning out by the vote of 26 to 24 before the national The Rockwell Prance and were displaced and the two Johnson Flaherty and The victory of John son was won only after the Cleveland delivered an extended and elo quent argument before the In the Ninth Ohio district the Garber faction retained the two contested seats over the protest of Ohioans to Get It Is likely that a rehearing will be demanded in all of the Ohio The decision of the national commit tee to reverse the verdict of the sub committee was due largely to the efforts of Mayor Tom Johnson of and became known to the remainder of tbe dele gation many of them were highly dis pleased and informed Johnson In explicit He anally agreed to appear before the national committee and ask for a rehearing of the Patrick McOarren of Brooklyn waa ignored in his contest against Charles Murphyfor the twelve seats In Kings New Before the subcommittee he became so abusive of the Murphy and Coler men that ha was not permitted to proceed and tha meeting waa abruptly adjourned with Keep Your Eye On This Space For Saturday Specials Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier A WORLD WONDER SUN THE A TER WEEK OF JULY THE NOVEL BABY ALEXANDER Age 30 weight 96 This robust youngster has been claiming mark ed attention all over the Dont fail to see MOTION PICTURES In addition to the Baby our program will include the best in Motion Pictures and the Latest Illustrated ALL WEEK AT THE SUN THEATER GENERAL Admission Saturday IQc Extra Attraction flle decision to take no further action on the The full committee sustained this action without Roger Sullivan of Chicago was an easy wlnuer of the twenty contested seats from Cook which were disputed by Robert Burke and his Senator Fred Dubols was sustained by the subcommittee which heard the Mormon contests from but the committee was not ready to maWS Its report to the full committee before that body ad AntiBryan Last night the antiBryan men made another effort to concentrate opposi tion against the nomination of the Nebraskan and asserted that they were now encouraged for the first time since the delegations began to The movement Is bow taken with deep seriousness by any of the men who are leading the Bryan The greatest effort was made to keep the meeting those who were present being summoned by small which Were quietly passed The cards stated that tbe meeting was to be held In the Equit able away from the head quarters of any The names of the men who were present were also kept secret to a large but It is known that among them were Daniel Cohalan and William Sheehan of New Colonel James Ouffey of Pennsylva former Senator James Smith of New Cox of Straus of Joslah Mar vel of Delaware and Frederick Lynch of Other men were there who have not been mentioned as opponents of At Work on the Work on the continued through the medium of an informal consisting of Governor who Is to be chairman of the resolutions and a number of prominent members of the party who will have places on that commit The product of this work will be laid before a large subcommittee of the resolutions committee when the latter is officially appointed by the The plan contemplates telephoning each plank to Bryan at Lincoln as soon as It is agreed upon by the In this manner it will be possible for the sub committee to present to the full reso lutions committee a perfected platform which already has received the ap proval of the prospective So far there has developed no inti mation of hostility to Bryans wishes the One of these wishes Is understood to be that the platform be the product of the resolutions of In Its drafting by frequent conferences with Peary Sails for the New July the Peary Arctic clubs pennant Buttering from her main truck and the Stars and Stripes at her mlzzen the Arctic ex ploration steamer Roosevelt left her pier at Bast Twentyfourth street carrying Commander Robert who is to head another expedition in quest of the north The Roose accompanied by a government preceded to near City where she anchored for the night to permit the adjustment of her com Today she will go to Oyster where President Roosevelt will board her to bid goodby to her com mander and The Roosevelt will then for Cape where she will stop to I IS H Chairman Gary of Steel Corpor ation Says Business Is Improving HE FEELS GREATLY ENCOURAGED Says Prices of Corporations Products Have Reached Plen tiful and Easily Obtained on Good Roosevelt New July chairman of the board of directors of the United States Steel who sailed for Europe made an optimistic statement on business con He said From the viewpoint of the steel coaporatlon the Iron and business has been better during the last two weeks than at any time since the de pression of lest The tendency since the beginning of the calendar year has been toward Improvement with some fluctuations until the read justments in prices were made In the early part ot when the placing of orders in most lines was practi cally This was because many of those who were contemplat ing additional purchases were in doubt as to whether or not there would be further there seems to be a general feeling that bottom prices have been The necessities of the purchasing commu nity are greater than ever and the ability to pay is greater than ever Of the latter part of the statement is subject to some modifica Many of the railroad companies are at present embarrassed by reason of lack of but these difficulties will even though be Many of the railroad com paavies have already taken steps to finance their requirements and all are beginning to realise that money Is plentiful and cheap and easy to obtain when firstclass securities are All that is required to bring about satisfactory business conditions is the restoration of perfect confidence and that appears to be near at The basic conditions of the coun try are sound First of all the moral tone of the people has been Multitudes thoroughly con verted to thedoctrine of a square It would be useless for any of us to deny that we have been aroused to a keener appreciation of the old maxim that honesty is the best pol Full credit will be given to Pres ident Roosevelt for tha efforts he has made In raising the standard of busi ness Miners Strike In July A strike has been called by the union of only two small commer cial coal companies having signed the DONT KNOW HES DYING Westlnghouse Employe Receives 1V 000 Volts of July James twentythree years of Crosby is making a wonderful fight for life in the Stamford hos Shocked by volts of elec tricity and burned from head to he is yet but the hospital sur geons say he cannot Hayes Is a Westlnghouse Electric company He went on the roof of an electrical locomotive on the New Haven road In the Stamford yards to oil a supposing that the power was The power was on and when he grabbed the feed wire with his rlht hand volts shot through his body and set his on He was hurled fifteen Beck Pleads QuIlTy to July formerly assistant city pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe of from Nelson formerly agent of the Cleveland Trinidad Pav ing and was released under a sentence being deferred until the other city hall bribery cases have been disposed Beck denied after his plea that he had ever been a fugitive from but declared that he had left America for Australia with the determination of returning whenever he was needed by the county prosecutors Fourth Costly as a July dead and Injured are the totals of the accidents attending the celebration of the Fourth of July in the United Tola breaks all records tor deaths since r The Opes Children brougUi up with open win dows appear iiicleul to be about fifteen times more likely to contract adenoids than those who sleep with the win dows shut on coil and damp or at least than those who sleep with closed windows throughout the great er part of the Sim Wallace In Medical Dew Jo you account for the phenomenon jf dew you tbe earth revolves on Its axis every and in conse quence of this treaendous pace It per spires burned off He does not realise that he Is The surgeons say It Is remarkable he has lived so Murat Halstead July the pall bearers at the funeral of Murat Hal the editor and were Judge Alexander Huston and Ste phen who officiated fiftyone j years ago as best man and grooms man at his the other pall being Henry the Louisville editor Mayor Leopold Senator John Captain Edmond Lun Thornton Charles Frank John Harring ton and The simple services were conducted by Bishop John a boyhood school mate of the Interment be ing at Spring Grove cemetery in this East July Wil liam Tuft In a letter to Russell Heddleston here says he will be un able to accept the invitation to visit East Liverpool this His pres ence here was desired as a feature of homecoming Fleming Boy Trots Fast July Boy at tbe Oreat Western circuit meet trot ted tbe fastest mile ever covered by a green In the third heat of the fciae trot he set a mark of Cant Root Any July a game of baseball at Union Luther Bigfles had bis jaw broken by a sUpped from a batters TRI8TATE NEWS IN BRIEF July Car a was drowned In Hargus July age wns found dead In It Is believed he committed July swim ming In Rush creefk near Agosta Charles age was I July at the head of the Baltimore and Ohio i Interests was found dead In bed from July president of the First Na tional bank of Is dead age July Lam age was drowned near the pump station at Kane while swim was overtaken by July for reading Violet age about swallowed carbolic acid at her home In There is no hope of her July commit tee of council has compromised with the street rialway company on a basis of twentyflve tickets for and uni versal New July be ing idle several months the Rosena furnace of this operated by the Carnegie Steel was put In affecting 300 July I a member of the Berwick base j ball died at the city hospital I a result of being hit with a pitched ball In a game at July IfThs body of Alonso Jackson was found on the Big Four railroad It is supposed he committed as a letter in his pocket showed that his sweet heart had jilted Biposttton July Bmlly Redmond of proved herseM a heroine by naming Miss Alfa Leonard from They were bathing in the late when Miss Leon ard was seised with July break la Imminent between the Amalgamated association and the Youngstown Sheet and Tube company on account of the refusal of the latter to sign the scale for all three of its sheet and Jujy national and state campmisas of the Populist party will be opened in this city this says the party leader and general of Coxeys which left this city March and marched on July and Al bert Kay were fatally injured in a flre in their Kay was burned when she sought to escape through a hallway that was Her husband received a fractured skull when he leaped from a secondstory July persons were killed here by tbe excessive heat and many were The ther mometer in the government weather bureau registered 94 degrees between the hours of 3 and 4 and during the rest of the day hovered around the 90 July age of was found dying by the roadside from a selfInflicted pistol wound and expired shortly after being taken to his It Is has been infat uated with the wife of a farmer in the July Grace Falklns of with Arthur six years and Harry nine years of were rushed to the Pasteur in hope of saving their They were bitten by a dog with a clearly defined case of July With the mercury registering 91 the police foand Pollard a Salvation army sitting over the coal stove in his home In Price street clad in a heavy overcoat and shivering as though freezing to He was ad Judged insane and sent to the July Dear a farmer of decap itated bis nineteenmonthsold son Charles while mowing Ho was driving a reaper through the field when the child ran Into the tall grain and was cut The father found the little fellows body on making a second round of the July by the screams of his sevenyearold daughter Thomas Oleason rushed into a clump of bushes near Bridgeport and found the child In the clutches of Oscar who en ticed her home by promises of The Infuriated father drew a knife and twice drove it deep Into the fatally wounding July hav ing been given up tor dead for ten George Besore returned home to aid in defending bis Helen from accusations brought against His mother lost her husband and another on whose lives the Insurance companies refused to pay life Insist ing on an which result ed In the exhumation of tbe body the Nothing was eww dons In ROUND OHFFEYS Regular Caucus Reelects Him as National Committeenwn I Over Bryans Protest KERB FACTIONJUITS MEETING They Hope to Unseat Enough Dele gates In Contests Before National Committee to Give Them a Majority In the July reelection of Colonel James Quffuy of Pittsburg as member of the Democratic national committee from Pennsylvania was pre ceded by a lively scene in the roof garden of the Adams the meeting of the delegation waa Special interest attached to the Pennsylvania meeting owing to the re cent interchange of criticisms between Colonel Ouffey and Bryan and tha known opposition of the latter to Out fays Promptly at 11 oclock the anti Guff ey men who favored the election of James Kerr to the national com mittee starched into the a dozen or more of them being the rest a large crowd of Interested fol Before the meeting had been called to order John Fow of Phila one of the mado a notion to tbe effect that inasmuch as there were still contests unsettled tha meeting be postponed until 6 Lay McQulston of second ed tha notion and Fow put It to There was a groat chorus of ayes and without further delay the adherents marched for the followed by shouts from the Guffey people of Come down In the retorted the departing Kerr and well show you whether we are There were about forty of tho Out fey delegates left when the objectors had and Colonel ar riving soon after in proceeded to call the meeting to order as If nothing had Of the forty present four were holders of proxies three were In place by formal substi William Brehnan of Pittsburg nominated Colonel Guffey for chair man of the delegation and he elected with OBoyle and John Garraan of named Colonel Guffey for the national and he was elected to that position also amid In the course of a speech de scribing Guffey in glowing OBoyle called for reelection of Guffey In the interest of freedom of action and of manhood In Pennsylvania and of the Independence of the Democratic party In the MGRAW BEATS CHILTON West Virginia Fight Settled In Caucus at July national commltteeman was reelected last night at the caucus of the West Virginia dele gation on the fourth ballot after a spirited contest with Chll The campaign between the two had been in progress for several it is and members of the delegation said that the fight had no relation to the Ouffey and despite the fact that McGraw waa mentioned In the Ouffey state ment as one of the party leaders Bryan was trying to The parti sans of the two candidates for the committeeshtp spoke at length and with considerable show of feeling on both West Virginia is Instruct ed for Chll ton was selected as honor ary vice president of the convention after his Colonel William Thompson was elected by acclamation as the states representative on the resolutions OHIO CAUCUS ON TRAIN Qarber Chosen for National Commit teerrian Over July interesting de velopment was the decision of the Ohio delegation by an overwhelming vote that Mayor Tom Johnson of Cleveland shall not be national com mitteeman from that The Ohio ana held their caucus on the 38 of the total of 46 delegates attend Johnson got only six the other twentyseven being cast for Har vey Garber of former chair man of the Democratic state executive Mayor Johnson arriving with the delegation and ing alone in an open carriage to his eald that he had no interest in the talk of his being chairman of the new national That work Is out of my line said my work Cleveland Is as yet Purdy to Fill Vacancy on July president has accepted the of Judge judge or the United Slates district court or the district of Minnesota at and has ap pointed present ant to attorney to ;