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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 24, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CENTS PER FIREBUGS LONG TRAIL WILL ENDJN PRISON George Gamble Convicted at July Gamble haa been found guilty of arson by a He will be sentenced The fire marshals ot Illinois and besides the represent atlves of nearly every insurance com in the United States were in at tendants at the A number oC witnesses from western states test fled to numerous iflres that followed In Gambles wake while he was in 1111 nols and After the defendant was first arrest ed and released In hood be left the state and was captured nearly a year afterward in Los Gamble was charged with burning a mill in this county in and collecting the The flre Marshals through witnesses from Cali fornia and several other under took to show that a total of seventeen fires within recent years have been laid at the door of DeWltts Kldrvey and Bladder Pills are prompt and thorough and will In a very short time the weakened Sold by Harry West SPECIAL 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 you can buy until you ask the Be sure and come in E Turner The House furnisher SHOT AT BURGLARS Neighbor Heard Thieves Trying to Enter John er Attempt Same Evening THIEVES Young Man Took Shot at Burglars at John Smoyers on West Main Burglars tried to gain an entrance to John Smoyers on West Main and Third early Thurs day About halfpast neighbor heard suspicious noises and finally called his and they became convinced that It was some one trying to open the door on the Third street The doorway was shaded by a tree and shrubbery and the night was but the men could be heard at The first thought was to call the police and trap the but know Ing Smoyer to be In delicate they were afraid the crooks would gain an entrance and give her a severe fright that might be dan so two shots were Bred to scare the which it the thieves decamping without tfurther They evidently kept un der cover making their escape A red light call was sent in and Officers Rlley and Wheeler respond ed but no clue was The same night burglars were heard at on Slie nango a dog giving the July B B male attire sacrificed Mens Mens Mens Thirtyeight and Mens Thirty and Suits Mens Suits Mens Suits Mens Suits All Fancy and plain cloths other than Blue on own Clothing as made for us by the several best manufacturers on the Broken lines Mens Twenty live to Blue Serge Suits Suits Boys Boys Boys Boys Boys Boys Suits Suits 750 Suits and Suits Boys Russian Blouse 2V3 to Suits Suits i Suits Suits Mens Rain USDS and Boys at Bnsjity Ing BQQQS NORTH JUDGES RAPPED BY ROOSEVELT Orders Retrial of Standard Oil Case Without Delay SAYS JUSTICE HAS MISCARRIED In Characteristic Fashion President Roosevelt Declares That Standard Oil Shall Not Escape Upon a Mere There Is No Doubt of Their Guilt and Asserts That Weaker Concern Would Have Been Punished Long Ago Issues Statement Through Oyster July dent Roosevelt has announced in un mistakable terms the determination of the administration to proceed with the prosecution of the Standard Oil despite the decision adverse to the government handed down by the Unit ed States circuit court of This the president in no way affects the merits of the and he makes known his decision to cause the action to be brought again before the courts In such If as to prevent technicalities Interfer ing with a decision based upon the actual issues The state ment made public by Secretary Loeb follows The president has directed the at torney general to Immediately take steps for the retrial of the Standard Oil The reversal of the decision of the lower court does not In any shape or way touch the merits of the excepting so far as the size of the fine Is There is abso lutely no question of the guilt of the defendants or of the exceptionally grave character of the The president would regard it as a gross miscarriage of justice through any technicalities of any the defend ant escaped the punishment which would have unquestionably been meted out to any weaker defendant who had been guilty of such The presi dent will do everything in his power to avert or prevent such miscarriage of With this purpose In the president has directed the attorney general to bring Into consul tation Prank Kellogg in the matter and to do everything possible to bring the offenders to GARY HARBOR OPENED John Kern Quest of Honor lit Noisy July When the steamer with the first cargo of Iron ore with which the great steel mills of the United States Steel corporation here will soon begin oper poked her nose into the new harbor a great American flag was run up on a high flagstaff at the harbor entrance and broken out to the The ceremony marked the formal opening of the new In stantly the American gunboat Wolver the only war vessel on the Great responded with a salute ot twentyone The naval training ship Dorothea and the revenue cutter Tuscarora followed with salutes as the Gary passed to her carrying weighing The Gary had baen convoyed from the breakwater at South four teen miles by the four govern ment vessels In service on Lake Mich On board were representatives of commercial and banking Interests ot the the party in all numbering about Luncheon had been served on As soon as the harbor had been reached the formal exercises the speakers talking from the steam ers The guest of honor was John Kern of Demo cratic candidate for the vice presi BASEBALL RESULTS At R H E 02001000 8 1 8 2 Young and Gibson Mclntyre and Standing of the 62 New 49 48 42 45 30 Games Cincinnati at Pittsburg at New Chicago at Louis at 34 35 35 38 42 46 61 64 AMERICAN At R HE 4 1 Cleveland 000000000 4 2 Vlckers and Schreck Rhoades and Clarke and At RHE Detroit 03001000 10 0 11000000 4 2 Willett and Schmidt Johnson and At RHE 20010000 9 1 8 3 Howell and Spencer Steele and At New II H E TROOPERS SLAIN BY LIGHTNING Terrific Storm DOBS Deadly Work GAMP HAYS IN TERROR Tenth Regiment Suffers Many Casualties SIX SCORES INJURED Governor Stuarts Tent Is Blown Down Over His Head 00200201 Use De Witts Little Early pleasant little pills that are easy to Sold by Harry New 10000100 Walsh and Sullivan Hogg and Second R H H 9 1 New 0102000 7 3 Owens and Weaver and Sul livan Chesbro and Standing of the 62 50 49 40 42 33 New 32 34 37 38 39 41 4S 51 C2 Railroad Accused of July Jury empanelled by Coroner Doten last week to inquire into the wreck of the White Mountain express at this sta tion on July reached a verdict that the wreck was due to spreading rails and that the spreading of the rails was due to negligence of the New New Haven and Hartford Rail road company In not tieplating the entire JULY 25 Saturday Specials Childrens Wash White and Colored Sizes 3 to 8 12 onehalf Price Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier July the re sult ot a terrific electrical storm which passed over the Pennsylvania national guard encampment here last night It Is reported that at least six troopers were killed arid two score In some of them by be ing struck by The known dead are PRIVATE BERT of member of Company Tenth PRIVATE CLYDE of OH member of Company Sixteenth CORPORAL MILTON ol member of Company Tenth KNOWN PAUL of mem ber of Company Tenth PRIVATE Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth regiment PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth PRIVATE Company Tenth SECOND LIEUTENANT JAMES Company Six teenth ORLO of chief musi DRUM MAJOR But Barbs was stanaing outside ot tne guardhouse when there came a bril liant flash of lightning which lighted up the entire Second brigade parade Barbe gave a sharp a streak of blue ran along his rifle bar rel and he pitched face When other members of the guard reached his side he was Governor Stuart In The tent occupied by Governor Stuart was blown as were a number of Several friends were sitting with Governor Stuart when bis tent but the party man aged to hold the canvas and all es caped The camp is flooded and telegraphic service is practically at a The entire camp was The darkness was impenetrable and men were wildly running about through rivers of seeking the Every tent of Battery B was blown but no one In the battery was The regimental guard tent of the Tenth regiment was struck by lightning and forty men of Company C were badly The field hos pital is full and men are lying about the camp waiting for The Young Mens Christian associa tion which was filled with men and who had taken refuge from the was but so far as known no one was seriously in Field Hospital A lieutenant of the Tenth regiment said to a correspondent of the Asso ciated Press that at least six troopers were killed and more than two score The field hospital is crowded with Injured and the colonel ot the Tenth regiment has given up his quar ters to those who are la immediate need of medical A DISASTROUS STORM Greenville and Vicinity Especially West Visited by a Lightning The camp la flooded and the tele wires are When the storm came MP Governor Stuart was entertaining a few friends in his The storm broke with such suddenness and fury that the oc tupants of the tent found themselves entangled In the canvas and ropes In an but all escaped serious There were nearly fifty men in the regimental guard tent of the Tenth regiment when the storm broke and not one is believed to have escaped The men of the Second whose tents were pitched In the low were forced to swim to Their cots are floating about the camp and not a tent bt this brigade remains Hundreds of Visitors When the storm swept down upon the camp there were hundreds of vis itors Scores of men and women sought shelter In the This Immense sheet of canvas was tossed like a toy balloon in a gale ot but strangely enough not one person Is said to have been Governor Charles member of the Pennsylvania railroad commission Colonel Lewis Good of the First and Peter Lyle a former captain of the First were In the governors tent when the storm The First reg imental band was serenading the chief A number of officers of the First regiment were In General John Wileys tent A bolt ot lightning struck the tent shiv ered it and ran Into the Governor Stuart was seated within five feet of the front ot the He experienced the presence of the elec tricity and he jumped from his The tent pole snapped and the front part of the tent Colonel Good ami Mann jumped to the front of the where they were joined by They succeeded In holding the pole together and preventing the tent from collapsing upon the gov ernor until details of men arrived and patched up the broken Colonel Weaver Pinned to Another tent fronting on the di vision parade ground was that of polonoi surgeon general ot Tne poie at tne snapped under the fury of the The tent is of the wall and fly variety and three times the size of the ordi nary officers The sodden waves of canvas came down on Colonel He was pinned to the floor and buried under the canvas for al most an hour before rescuing details succeeded in taking the tent off the He is slightly Scores of tents were blown down all over the entire In every reg iment there were dozens of tents which collapsed under the heavy fall of rain and the terrific gusts of wind which swept without broke over the open descending upon the camp with all the strength gained from the long sweep across the wide Gettys burg In a tent to the right was the gov ernors Miss Cora and Charles Their tent swayed and pitched and It was thought that it would Officers of the First regiment who had just the tent rushed back and made the ropes se The storm came from the It was accompanied by the moat vio lent wind and play of lightning that has been seen here for A GREAT A Deluge of Rain Accompanied by High and Lightning Visits This Vicinity Csutod Much Dam Not knowing who the oldest in habitant might this paper is not prepared to state that Thursdays storm was the worst In the memory of the aforesaid but it certain ly was one of the worst that has vis ited this town and The storm appeared to be going around to the but struck Greenville with full force while a mile or two north there was merely a sprinkle of and even at the orphans home grounds the rain was very The rain appeared to be driven In all directions and was driven through windows and doors that to all points of the com Store fronts that were sup posed to be watertight were exposed by this terrific onslaught water Continued on page Thirtyfive At 9 oclock this forenoon Howard color sergeant of the Second Brigade wired the Evening Rec ord that the total Injured Is thirty Douglas Would Not Monument July I am out of polities declared former Governor William when upon his return from a yachting trip he was questioned concerning the reports from that he might be named as chairman of the Democratic national DouglaH said that he had not been aware that his name was being con sidered for the I have not been offered the chairmanship of the Democratic national he and while I shall deeply appre ciate the compliment if it is tendered to me I shall not as 1 am out of politics This is Representatives of the Church ol Jesus Christ of Latter Day from will hold a series of street this In this speaking on the Plan of Salva tion as was taught by our Lord ana Jesus and His apostles also on the Restoration of the Gospel in the Latter Tracts are distributed No col lection All are YOUTH MAKES CLEAN BREAST Owns Up to Killing and Robbing Confiding Aunt INTENDED TO MURDER FIANCEE August Eberhard Returns to Neighbor hood of His Is Captured and Makes Full An other Girl and Wanted Money With Which to Marry Himself In Leg to Disarm cent Cousin Can Scarcely Credit Tale of New July back to the scene of his crime by a force he comld not August selfconfessed murderer of his Ottillie a Vlenese widow whom he luredto a lonely spot in New Jersey a few days ago and to was captured near Pat and Is now a prisoner in the Hackensack What Interested Uie authorities most in the confession Eberhard made to them was the reason he gave for com mitting the Eberhard sold that he was in love with a New York girl and that he needed to marry Knowing that his aunt had be plotted to kill her and steal the Eberhard says he also In tended to kill his pretty Ottil lie to whom he was en so that nothing would stand In o his marriage to the New The police have the name of girl mentioned by Eberhard anJ will be brought to Hacken to tell what she knows of the cheeks drawn and with Uio look of a hunted animal on his Eberhard was found lying on the lawn of a residence just outside of There was an looking wound in his right which the mur derer first said had been inflicted by Italians who attacked but which be afterward confessed was inflicted by himself so as to make the police believe he had been wounded on the night his aunt was brooding over his inhuman crime had apparently unbalanced the of but he showed some ijf Running that he displayed in o murder plot when the police ques him about the did not Immediately con to i ho When he was placed arrest he expressed surprise should be suspected of the foul U uiid told a most Ingenious story to account for his disappearance after Hie shooting of his to the effect that on the night of the murder he had tried to defend his aunt from the attack of a party of He said he made his cousin run on ahead and then returned to help his but the inurdeiers overpowered him after shooting him In the he he lost consciousness and remembered nothing until he came to his senses in the Preakness He gave a graphic decdptlon of his alleged wan derings through the When Ottillie Eberhnrd was told of COMMONERS PROFITS FOR CAMPAIGN FUND Editor Bryan Retires Temporar ily From Journalism JuUr Bryan has retired from active work on the Commoner and will not be per sonally responsible for matter appear ing In It during the present Charles Bryan will be the publish er and Richard Metcalfe the editor during the The following statement was Issued by Bryan relative to this change My candidacy makes It necessary for me to suspend editorial and I desire to have It known that I should not ba held personally responsible for matttr appearing In the Commoner during the campaign except that which appears over my Mr Charles who has had charge ot the publication since its will assume control until November and Rich ard associate wilt during that time be The Commoner will publish such as I mar pre pare for the general and the readers of the Commoner will full and accurate information as to the is sues I bespeak for the paper ttie which from the heginnlnf has made my connection with it ao All profits from the Commoner over and above actual expenses from now until election will be over to the Democratic national committee for the benefit ot the Fairbanks Prince of July Prince of Wales was the principal figure in the magnificent spectacle reproducing Quebecs historic past and uSherlng in the 300th anniversary of the founding of the city by Aside front the spectacular features of the event it was the occasion for a notable ex change of addresses between Vice Presldeut Fairbanks and the Prince of In which each spoke of the ex isting relttlons between the United States and Great Britain and the prince delivered a message of good will to the American Quits Pops for July Vin cent of Plttsylvanla county has tend ered his resignation as a memberof the national committee ot the Popu list party and declared for One Cent for Hla July All suing his Wil liam for for alienation of his wifes was awarded one cent by a JEGRO BURGLAR Detective Has Fight for Life With Colored July Edwin M Gerlach shot and killed a negro burglar north of this city in a desperate pistol On Tuesday night the clothing store of Wolf Yoffe at Mount Joy near here was and the two were traced to where they shipped the stolen goods to Philadel A posse followed the negroes to when the negroes drove back the pursuers at the point of their Notice of the affair was sent to this city with a description of the and Detectives Gerlach and Charles Broome were sent out and them under a railroad bridge north of the Each covered a his revolver and managed to capture and handcuff the smaller of the who gave his name as Joe Brown of In the meantime Gerlach was having a hard struggle with the other man and was getting the worst of It when Broome attempted to go to his assist The captive negro quickly drew revolver and fired at to whom he was the bullet taking a piece out of the back of his Brown was disposed ot with a The negro who had Gerlach down also drew his revolver and flred twice at the prostrate both bullets going Gerlach managed to get his revolver and shot four times at the each taking three In the breast and the Although fatally the burglar drew a second revolver from his coat pocket and tried to shoot but dropped over dead before he could raise the Policeman Charged With New July Da vid Shellard of Brooklyn Is under ar rest charged with the murder of Bar bara a young woman whose body was found In Irving Square park her cousins confession she was asIn While Shellard She Is living In Hackensack fpsses that he was with the girl and haa been receiving the attentions she was shot he denies that he kjlled of a young steward named who saying that she either was on the steamship on which she self with his had and her mother came to this lyjng on a tool or that It is believed that she will marry Held i volver exploded as soon as the present trouble U ;