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"GUI HEAD OFf
inc sinmtMS i UUAY INSIST
THAT THEY WILL CARRY OUT
THEIR PLAN TO DRIVE THE
ARMED GUARDS FROM PAINT
MILITIA ORDERED 10 STAY
MANY INFLAMATORY BANNERS
DI8PLAYED IN 8TREET PARADE
INCITING THE MOST BITTER
if(iiy United rreBB.)
, r' CHARLESTON, W. Va., Aug. 16. ?
Striking Miners today Insist that they
will persist 'in an attempt to dpive
away the Baldwin guards now employed
by the mine owners.
The plan was formulated at a mass
meeting of two thousund strikers at
the front door of the Btatc capltol
late yesterday afternoon. The situation
In the Kanawha field again looks
so serious that orders for four companies
or militia to leave Paint Creek
section for their homes today were
countermanded, awaiting developments.
CHARLESTON, W. Va., Aug. 1G#?
The determination of the rrtlriers to
eliminate the armed mine guards from
| the mining regions of the state was
shown yesterday, when before about
/ Itwro thousand ttiners from the Kanawha
dlltrict, "Mother Jones" and Walter
Diehl, an organizer, in speerbes
made from the steps of the capitol,
V declared that unless the governor re
moved- the mine, guards by Friday,
iilBht the minurB would.
s ' A petition was delivered to Governor
QlasBCOck setting forth the miners'
grievances, and asking the aid of the
executive in correcting the evils complained
About one hundred business men
also called upon the governor this afternoon,
and after discussing the
strike situation named a committee
of five to confer with him, and adopted
the following resolutions:
"Ilesolved, First, that it Is the sense
of this meeting that the governor and
the state authorities should take
prompt and vigorous action to suppress
lawlessness and violence, aud
for the protection of life and property^
in connection with the situation in the
raining region, and to prevent unlaw
fill assemblies and dangerous demon*
(Contlnjo? on ;? <> Fou?.?
Cloudy tonight and Saturday.^
Mixtures. All sizes and Colors.
$1.0?, $1.50, $2.00. ?
$1.50, $2.00, $2.50.
Come 'In Clue, Grey, Browns and
25 Per Cent
A Man's Store
mhS SteikiiJi >
The West Virginia
trie Company 1
of Grafton Tra
GRAFTON, W. Va..' Aug. 16.?Negotiation!
have for the past several clays
been pending betwen the owners ol
the City and Elm Grove Traction lines
of Wheeling, and the owners of the
Grafton Traction line whereby the
former corporation Is to take over the
local lines. It is reported that to-day
the deal will be closed and the Wheeling
capitalists will acquire the holdings
of the local company.
It is understood that the Wheeling
corporation purchased the local line
with a view of extending It to Wheeling
and forming a connecting link
with their line in Morgantown. The
Wheeling corporation la now considering
running a line from Wheeling to
Morgnntown and to Pittsburgh, via
The West Virginia Traction and
Electric company as the Wheeling
corporation is also known is also reported
as negotiating for the purchase
of lines in and around Fuirmout
and other cities in the State.
NEW YORK'S CHIEF EXECUTIVE
APPOINTS JUSTICE COFF TO
PROBE POLICE GRAFT CASES.
BELIEVES THE CONDITIONS
LEADING UP TO ROSENTHAL
MURDER SHOULD BE PITIOU8LY
(nr UNITED I'RF.SS)
ALI1ANY. N. Y.. August 16.?Declaring
that without reflection on local
authorities, he believed an immediate
determined and fearless Inquisition
under grand Jury auspices and
authority, set in motion executive
order Js imperatively demanded by
the grave oxtinglncies of what might
be termed an unofficial Indictment of
the metropolitan police situation, Gov.
Dix to-day declared Judge Goff was
to preside over an extraordinary term
of court to convene In September.
"Even If all of the abominable
things which have been charged are
trim I ro!7ip/l thn nnnlslimonl nf nil
individual of vastly lesB importance
with regard to the lading welfare of
the community and of society at large
and that the conditions which have
led up to the final crime and at the
same time made its consummation
possible, shall be pitilessly bared in
a Judicial inquiry," snld the Governor.
CONSTABLE SHOT. ;
BLU.EFIKLD. W. Va.. Aug. 10.?At
Coeburn, Virginia, yesterday, A. U.
Quillen, constable, was shot and fa*
tally injured by Lee Greer. Greer
was under arrest for some minor of
fenso and attempted. to escape. Quillen
shot in the air to scare him. Greei
stopped, returned and shot the ollicer.
Greer wus arrested.
WHEN MOB S
DLUEF1BLD. W. Va., Aug. 10.Only
by clever ruBc did oRleers yea
terday prevent an angry mob from
lynching a negro brute at Kinney Sid
tng, Virginia, a small town on' the
Clinch Valley division of the Norfolk
and Western Hallway. When the
train bearing the prisoner and of
beers reached there. Wednesday
Reece Smith the negro attempted out
rage little 14 year old daughter of W,
A. Sites, one of the most prominent
citizens of Russell county, at Rich
lands, Virginia, but her. screams
brought aid and he did not nccorn
Irtish his purpose. He escaped but
was apprehended and officers started
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:: BUFFALO Bl
tfc (,n Three
tt Never before seen In Falrmoi
extra feature?chief wh
I ? Genuine Sioux Indians, givir
cnt from anything previously glv
+ THIS 13 3UHI
111 ?t M r I f.t M t t M ? t <
Traction and Elecrake
GOVERNOR OPENS WAR ON MOVING
PICTURE TRUST BY FILING
(By United Press.)
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. Aug. 10. ?
The federal government opened war
on the moving picture trust today by
filing a suit In equity for Us dissolution
in the United States district
The defendants named In the bill
are the General Film Company, the
Biograph Company. Thomas A. Edison,
Incorporated, the American Picture
Company, Essanay Film Company,
Lubln Company, Pa.heFreres.
the Vltagraph Company and'thirteeir
The court Ib asked to restrain 'these
persons and companies from exercising
an undue monopoly on the moving
BETHANY TO SET
* WELLS BURG, \\\ Va.. Aug. 1C.?It
was learned yesterday that Bethany
College has received another big bequest
through the will of the late William
R. Carle, a wealthy man and former
resident of Brooke county, tl 1b
stated that the college will come into
control of property which was owned
by Mr. Carle in Texas, wortli $:i"?,000.
It is said that he directed, however,
that the estate be held jn trust for
Bethany for five years. When It Is
expected that It will be worth $100,000.
Til., about a week ago. H!b body was
interred In a magnificent mauseleum
In Brooke cemetery on .Monday last.
* - :?*
| COUNTY BOARD MEET
IN PENITENTIARY CELL. I
i . ~-?
j GTlKENSBimO, Pa.. Aug. 10.? j
j Because one of .Its members Is j
j confined In tho Western Peniten- j
j tlary, meetings of the Board of '
! Commissioners of Westmoreland j
| county, are held in the cell of ;
j John F. Shields.
j When the concurrence of three i
j members is necessary, the other j
j two, \U I). Reamer and George B. j
Relcblll. hasten to his cell. |
j Shields, as sheriff, was sentenced j
; to two years and four months for |
j a discrepancy or $42.10 in his ac- j
| otiunts and for releaslngjjlb own j
I deputies, hold during the coal mln- [
, j era' strike last year. . . j
* ? -iITS
to Coebtirn with him, when an angry
mob bonded the train at Finney SidIny
benjbn lynching him.
Officer^ hid the prisoner and train
hurried away. Ho Is in jail at Coeburn
heavily guarded. Lynching
would have followed had the mob
found him as they were heavily armed
At Coeburn, Virginia, yesterday A
U. Quillen, constable, was shot and
fatally injured by Lee Greer. Greer
was under arrest for some minor
' offense, and attempted to escape.
Quillen shot In the air to scare him.
Greer stopped, returned and shot the
! officer, Ho was arrested.
II niAvnnPA 11
ill riviuHta ;;
IITE EAGLE AND SQUAW, ft
0 Indian fconQi and Cances, differ-Tl
'en In Fairmont ft
ELYGREATI, . |t
PUBLICATION OF LETTERS FROM
STANDARD COMPANY IN MAGA.
ZINE STIRS UP HIS PENNSYLVANIA
S25.Nl III DUE miTTH
THE SENATOR WILL dE ASKED
TO EXPLAIN WHAT SERVICES
HE RENDERED STANDARD OIL
FOn WHICH HE RECEIVED THIS
PITTEDUROH, Pai Aug. 1G?Botee
Penrose, senior United States senator
from Pennsylvania, may have to face
The charge upon which his col*
leagues In tlie senate will trv him. If
the proceedings are begun, will be
that cf having accepted money from
a corporation to influence his action
as a public ofllcial.
The publication of letters alleged to
have been written by John D. Archbold,
financial agent of the Standard
Oil Trust, to Penrose, has created, a
profound sensation throughout the
These letters will be presented to
the state assembly, when It meets In
January',' for investigation, and if not
contradicted the legislature will be
asked to transmit the facts to the national
cr ngreps with impeachment proceedings
The letter referred to, In which the
giving of money to Penrose is mentioned,
is one of a series published in
the current Issue of Hearst's Magazine,
all written to Penrose by Archbold
and all referring to legislation,
senate committee work and official Investigations
in which the oil trust
neededprotestlqn,,! rfc ,jnpnty letter
20 Broadway, New York,
Octobor 13. 1904.
My Dear Senator:
In fulfillment of our understanding,
it gives me great pleasure to hand
you herewith certificate or deposit to
your favor for $2f?,()00, and with 'good
wishes, I am
Jno. D. "Archbold.
Hon. Boies Penrose,
1331 Spruce St., Philadelphia,.Pa.
It Is this letter, particularly, that
Penrose will bo asked to explain when
the Investigation is opened.
' He will be asked to tell what services
he, as a United States senator,
rendered to Standard Oil Trust for
which ho received $25,000. if any, and
why, this monopoly, which was then
bitterly fighting against allowing the
people to curb its power, should give
both money and "good wishes" to a
Uuitcd States senator who was sui>posed
to be representing the people.
Another of the letters from Archbold
to Penrose explains something or
the "understanding'* referred to In the
Some 10 years ago there was In existence
tlfe Uulted States Industrial
commission, composed chiefly of members
of the senate and lower houBP. In
Its day it was an Important Institution,
having much the seme character as
the committee that has just finished
the Investigation of the steel corporation.
The chief business or this old
Industrial commission was to investigate
the Standard Oil ompany. The
chairman of the commission was Senator
Kyle. One of the members was
Penrose. Kylo died and Archbold
wrote to Senator Penrose:
? We are very strongly of the
opinion that you should take the chnlrtrnnshln
* Lastly. and mav wo
hope not unfairly, we make It as a
strong personal rgquoat. * May
1-vontnVe io ask for an amnnatlvo answer
by wire? * * *"
negotiations well under
to end the mexican revolution.
ITJXICO CITY, Me*., Aug. |10, ?
Definite proposals for peace were received
here today from General Orrozco,
chief of the revolutionary forces.
It Is expected that a truce will
be declared immediately, and negotiations
which .wilt end. the war will be
W- tear Old Virgil
Death Penalty in
(dt ttxitku pbrss)
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 16. ? For
the first tlmfe in the history of the
comtr.cnweaUh Virginia took a woman's
life at forfeit for murder.
Virginia Christian, a 17-year-old negro
girl, was shocked to death In the
same electric chair that nearly a
year ago* cfaimcd the life of Henry
Clay Seattle, Jr.
' A Jury had declared her life, forfeit
for her murder of Mrs. Ida Belpte.
and Governor Mann was deaf to all
pitas for commutation of the death
Virginia Christian died at 7:23 a.
m., fearlessly, and without emotion.
She refused religious consolation, Although
not protesting against the
ministration of the regular prison
chaplain and several ministers of her
Awakened at six o'clock, the condemned
girl ate a hearty breakfast,.
taKing, ner own, time Willi the laBt
bountiful repast wliiclj, had been pre-1
pored for her.
She was up until late listening to]
the reading of the Bible by the prison
minister, but refused to accept the
religion or to free her mind by religious
DISTRICT ATTORNEY WHITMAN
OFFERS FIVE THOUSAND DOL-,
LARS REWARD FOR CAPTURE!
OF "LEFTY LOUIE" AND "GYP
(nr uxnyj) rttKsn)
NEW YORK, August 1G.?Dlotrlct
Attorney Whitman announced to-day
that he-^uldinrrffgg tttgflflnrd dol
lars reward for the arrest of "Lefty |
Louie" and "Gyp the Blood."
Ho said that he was tired of waiting ,
oil the police department, the heads '
of which, Whitman declared, "Ot only
were making no effort to capture the
alleged Rosenthal murderers, but had
not offered even the customary reward.
George Hawk and sister. Miss Pearl,I
of Miuncie, Ind., will arrive here tbiRj
evening to be the guests or their
cousin, Miss Mary Fleming, on Main
WASHINGTON, Aug. ID.?'Within
the next week the thousands of veterans
who have received no penslona
since the beginning of the present
fiscal year, "July :1'( ?11] get 'tjieir government
warrants. Bo h house anil
senuto today ogreed to the pension
bill, which has been thrown about like
a shuttle between the two houses
since last February. The measure
carried $100,000,000 to pay the pensioners.
The president will probably
sign the bill today and by Saturday
the pension bureau will bo in a whirl
of industry, mailing out checks. Many
of the checks have already been prepared
and are waiting at the eightoen
pension agencies to be mailed JuBt as
soon as the bill becomes a law.
A provision placed in the pension
bill as originally passed by the
house, abolishing the 18 pension
caused the delay. The senate objected
to eliminating the agencies and a
deadlock ensued. The senate finally
agreed to a provision which will eliminate
the agencies January 31, 1A13.
The elimination of the ngenclea
will force sonifs 250- clerks employed
In them cither to live In Washington
or leave the government service,
Mrs. Virginia Hill und Miss Hathaleen
Bit hop, who* have f cen down
From Mit. Lake Park, Md, for a few
days, returned there this evening. Mr.
and Mrs, E. C. Frame returned to th.o
park this morning after spending two
Best Motion Picture's
lia Negro Girl Pays
the Electric Chair,
(nY UNITED TRESS)
Washington, d. c., August ic.~
Numerous promotions In the diplomatic*
and consular service and a
batch of new appointments were con- (
talned in a long list of nominations
signed by President Taft to-day.
PROSECUTION iN CLOSING ARGU
MfcNT AGAINST DARROW SAY
"BRIBERY IS IN HIS VERY NATURE."
CHARACTERIZES DARROW'S ADDRESS
AS MOST REMARKABLE
ORATION EVER HEARD IN A|
(BY 1IXITKD PHKHH)
LOS ANGELES. CaL. August 1C.?
The fate of Clarence Darrow will rest ,
with the jury by nightfall. John
Frederick, district attorney, resumed
the final argument for the State today
which will close the pleas of coun- 1
cil for bith sides. After that It only 1
retrains for Judge Hutton to deliver 1
his charge to the jury. After the dra
matlc efTort of Darrow which held
the jury and spectators hanging on 1
his every word for hours, Captain
Frederick found some difficulty In 1
attaching the attention of the crowd 1
In the cpurt room when he opened the
-Siata^-41n?l'plea;- -He-ref6rred*to i>ar- '
row's final address as one of the most 1
remarkable address or oration ever '
hoard In a court room. He declared
that. Harrow's Insidious hands enter- (
ed Into bribery from the very beginning
of the McN'amara case. "Drib- j
cry is in his very nature," he said. ,
Mrs. Abe Friedman, Miss Nettie 1
Friedman and gueat, Miss Llllfan '
Joldberg, of Braddock, Pa., and Mr.
Clarksburg. where they attended the '
Folfield Club dance at the Waldo ho- 1
WILL GET i
:K PAY SOON:
Out your own Suit. Nobody else can
| bought now will last you most of the
lars. A good selection left to choose
Men's and Boys'
Special on I
|15.00, $16.50, $18.00
$3.00 Hats now .'.V.*........
02.00 Hats now .
Manhattan and Emery Shirts, n,
worth while taking advantage of
Oxford Shoes and all Boys' Sho
Men's separate pants, prices cut
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY MORRIS
IN OPENING AODRE88 TO JURY
FORECASTS STATE'S TESTI"mi
6IIIITI" UTS DEFEISE
THE COURT ROOM ,18 WELL
CROWDED WITH SPECTATORS , V
WHO ARE LISTENING TO THE '
Following Is given a ]jst of He per- .
soni tnsldr of the rail durlngtho trial
a/ Joo W term an or'JIm Angollhs, on
rial charged with the'kllllhg of-Policeman
J. Otis Sharer at Monougah
Judge?John W. Mason, fir.
Clerk or Court?W. 8. Black. 'J
Court Stenographer?li. O, Holber'. -tjJ
Prosecuting Attorney?Tunes Morris
Attorneys for Defense?Qtiy Prlchard
and Roll J. Conley.
Prisoner?Joe Wlerman. .
Deputy' Shorlffa?Marshall Hat-rls,
Jury ? Harry Blaekshere, Banks
Yuzum, Seth Wilson,. HSrrey Adams,
Ethan Vfucetlt;Gordon Atha. Jesse
Parka, B. -P. fiwfshejvWV Wk Cofiofay, , '
I. W,. Hawkins. Abe Page.
Others Inside the rail .are attorneys,
tracers and newspaper men; ;
Witnesses for both sides of the case ,
?re seated Just'outside of the railing,
sear the front seats'.
The trial of Joe Wteroan, atlas Jim
Angelina, was resumed this morning
shortly after nine o'clock. Loutgl
Monzo hblng the first man railed to
the stand. He was cross-examined by
ittorneys for the defense for a short
time, after which he was excused. . ' aj
Jlanzo gnve his testimony last evening.
but court hhd adjourned before
the attorneys had completed their.
tross examination, and this -was the
roimnn hA rppnllml m thn itand y'-'J
There were but a few spectators
iresent when court opened this morn .
ng, but the crowd Inside the c<rart
-oora has been steadily increasing
ilnco the hour of the opening of court.
Following the overruling of motions
node by the attorneys for the defense
tosterday afternoon ashing /or a
tlinnge of venue and a continuance of:,'
he case until Monday, tjie case was
tfllclally called and the jury geated. _
rcontlnutd on reps Klshts , '
do It for you. Why wait? A Suit
winter, and you save several dolfrom
at prices worth considering.
WRTH . -|1
I Suits | : -
*20.00, *22,50, $25.00
ew, neat patterna, at reduced priced
es at 20 PER CENT LESS thin .
20 Per Cent.
r Clothes |