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S.V1-URDAY.MARCH 21, 1908.
CAPITOL TRIMMERS FOUND GUILTY SaDdersoo. Snyder, MathuM aad Shumaker Convicted. NEW TRIALS ASKKD FOR The jury Sn the first of the Pennsyl vania capltol Qamspiracy cascs to bc trled gave a verdiet of gullty aa tc every one of the four men who hava I JOHN H. SANDgRSON. neen oa trial at Harrisburg for th* last seven weeks. after aix hours' de liberatjon. There were two ballots takon The men found gullty are John H. Sanderson. oontraetor; Wllllam P flnyder. ex-auditor general; W. I.. Ma thues ex state treasurer, and Jame.' M. Shumaker, ex superintendent. Motlons for new trlals were mad? aa to all of them. The Jury came into court at 8.52 Friday evcnln* and a minute later] Koreman Dunkle. in reply to Clork ol the Courts Warden. announced that: they had agreed upon a verdlct. II! was read to tbe court and then aloud The Jury was not polled. but when' the clerk read the verdlct. convictlng1 a!l of eonsplrucy. each man gave hl? assent by a no.l Judge Kunkel warmly thanked the Jurymen fot th?lr patienee and the eare nlven to the ras.- and dlsmlsaed them w!th the r-ustomary thanks ol the court. The entlre proceeding oc ctipled ten rolnutes. Imm?>dlately after motlons for new trials were made on behalf of each! of the defendants Only Sanderson| and Snyder were ln court when th* verdl, t was glven, and netther would talk. None of the coursel for the defendanta would say anythlng about the case. The state's attorneya when queationed said that they were pleased at the result of hard work. The maxlmum penalties for each de fendant ln this case ls two years' lm prlsonraent and $1000 flne. It has been declded that the next case to be trled la that against H.\ Third Cassel, James Vf Shumaker. William P Snyder, Wllllam 1^ Math ' ues nnd Frank Irvlne. charged with' <*onsplracy to ,-h at the state out of $5f>9o io on a bill of $17,789.70 for me! talllc furnlture. The bill was rendered for irif.fH, square feet. when but 1104 square feet were furnlahed. Kllled Wif* ln Dream. Rugh Hollls. a treaaury department clerk. who came here from I^ouiavllle, I Ky. and served for a tlme as private aeceretary to the commissioner of ln-1 ternal revenue. ahot and kllled bls wlfe at thelr home on New-j *ton street, Washington. D. C. Holiia procured a revolver a day or two ago; and took leave from his office to' practlce with the weapon. About! three o'clock ln the mornlng bla wlfe' arose to attend thelr child and aa ahe returned to the bedslde Hollls awaken- j ed. pullfg the revolver from beneath hia plllow aad flred. inaUntly killing1 tbe woman. Immediately he went to! aleep again and knew nothing of the! ahootlng until be waa afterward awak ened. He has always borne an ex cellent repuUtion and he declarea he was dreaming of burglars. Jewcled Relic of Fire Horror. While Henry Moyer and Dr. Thomas! J. B. Rboads, the owner of Boyer-J towns burned opera bouse. were paas- j fng tbe ruins they notlced sticklng from a plle of debrta a bone, wblcb on exhnmation proved to be aa entire hu man baad, ornamented with a gold rlng aad a dlamond-aat bracelet. The Jewelry waa Identlfled as belonglng to Mlsa Owendolln Mayer. who. with bar1 father, Dr. Charlee E. Hayer, loat bar llfe in the bolocanat. Mlsa Mayar's brother recognlsed tha rlag as bar aslaaa embleam. No Loaal Optlon la Maiytand. Aa aafa*orable coaaaatttao report araa aaade ia tba boaao of tba legJalatara oa tba local optbrn bill fatbarad by tba btarylaad AatlBalooa laagao. Tba of tbo rogort aad tbo aabao it refeoal of tbo boaao to asjbatV tbo report ti ra> _ tbat fboratt Bt of aay at.O ^eWl ??oawo.P Varavaf^pTMafo ahot and kllled eeceetf at bar boaao at Treatoa. N. J. The girl had bacom* doapondaat over the cara of her aaota ar, who la aertously iu. KlUed Hla Father. Angered becauae bls father aooldod blm for not aeeking employment. Matthew Rraschefsky. aged sereatoey yeara. deliberately shot and klll? ed his father. Louis Kraschefaky. at thelr home ln Wilmlngton. *Oel. The boy had been a constant reader of dlme novels and would not go to work despite the proteatatlona of his parents agalnat his idleness. His father called him to bls room an^ told him tbat lf he dld not get work by Monday he would have to leave hia I house. Father and son were alone ln 1 the room at the tlme. with the other , metnbers of the family down staJra. j The mother heard sounds of a atrug | gle. then two revolver shots, and on | rushlng to the room found her hushand lying dead oa the bed. with a bullet woun.i under the heart and one under his left arm The boy escaped from the house and later gave binaself up to the polloe. Fainted *n ScafTold. Cbarles Warzel was hanged at Potts Tllle Pa . for the murder of his six teen year-old swoothoart. Mattie Bolln akl. at Shenandoah. May 25. 1907. He walked bravoly from the pricon to the fcaffold attended by Sheriff Rvans and his deputles Bnd by hts splritual ad vlser. Rev. A Ziehura. of Minersvllle. I'pon the s< affold he made a short adress ln broken Knglish. He de clarr.,1 that he was n^t consclous of wrongdolng when he commltted the murder. After speakinc for about flve mln ute^. he collapsed. fell to the floor of acaffold and falnte.1 away. He never recuverod mnsi iou?n.ws. His pros trate body *ai llfted up to the noose with a rope under his arnis. Tho noose was adjusted. the trap was sprung, and he dropped to his death. Father and Two Sons Blown to Atoma. Three [i.-ffurs. composlng all the male membrrs of s family, -were lit orally blown to pleees by dynamlte at Acme. Pa . near Greensburg. Pa Pavld Urown. who was accompanied hy hl? two soqs, went to a large fleld back of bls store to dynamlte stumps. Tlkey took with them for the work twentyflve pounds of the ex plosfve. A terrific report was heard, and when au invcstlgatlon was made. a blg hole was found ln the ground, ?vhlle sbreds of human bodies lay acat tered abo-ut. The tnink of the fath ?r's body was recovered, but only amall pleees of the other bodies have been found Two Meet Flery Death. The bodies of I.ydla Carter. of Bor dentown. and William Fleck. of Roeb llnr. were found In the rulns of a f arm house between Klorence and RoeBllng. near Hurltngton. N J . which was destroyod by fire Sunday nlght. The burned bulhllng was on what ls known as the Engllsh farm and had been unoccupled for aorae time. A farnaer who looked Into the rulns aaw the body of th?? Carter woman and later the cor. ner ln making an examl natlon found the body of Fleck. The palr were seen tog.ther Saturday Killed By a Blaat On Hia Farm. Charles 1.1. htenwalncr. of Macungie town^hip. I.,-h!Kb county. l?a . wan Rtruck by a m.-k fr.-sn a blast flred by men at w.;rk on his farm and iu stantly kllled Mr l.lrhtenwalner. who was flft\ flve years of aRe, and membrr of a prominent famlly ln I.ehigh count>. had Just allghted rrom a traln to lnspect his place when the blnst was flred A large plece of rock atruek him on tbe . h.-st crushing it and rupturiiif; lnternal organs. Burned to Death ln Her Home. By upsettinu a lamp while dozlng ln a chalr in her home. at Hollldays hurg. Pa.. Mrs Martha Cartwright. fifty-nlne vears of age was burned to death. When the lamp ex ploded the fire spread so rapidly that the woman's two sons. who were asleep upstairs. were unable to de acen?l the stalrs and had to eacape by Jumping out the wlndow. Cheater Glllette Muat Dle. Governor Hughes will uot interfere ln any way with the execution ln the Aubtirn, N. Y., priaon In the week of March 30 of the death aentence upon Cheater Gillette of Cortland. con? victed of the murder of Orace, or "Bllly" Brown. of South Otaellc. Chen ango county at Big Moose lake in the Adlrondacks ln July. 1906. and now ln the "death cell" at Auburn prison. Horae Imprisoned For Fifteen Yeara. A horse kept a prieoner in its atall fifteen years was liberated and rold to a drayman at Altoona. Pa. Ils hoofs were a foot long, and eight inches had to be cut off for shoes. The horse ran away and upaet a buggy fifteen years ago. It had aince been fed and watered regularly, but nerer let out of ita stall. It can hardly walk. Three Children Burned to Death. The farm house of John Donthltt, near Medford. Wia.. was deatroyed by llre while Mrs. Donthltt was out alde. The stove exploded and her three saaall children were burned te death. Shot to Death While He glept. Frad. Dolph, of Clinton. Ia., waa ahot to death while heslept. His head waa blown off wltb a abotgun. placed agalnat hl?,*cheek. Mra. Dolph la aa dar arreet. Auto Craataa ?enaatton ln Jaruaalam. Charlae J. Olidden, of Boetoa. aad Mra. OHddaa arrivad la Jeraaaleaa la a motor cax from Hana, Syrta. It waa tba flrat motor car erer aaea ln Jeru aalem. aad croated a eeaaatloa amoag tba aopobaca. bloteaon Ce4aa> Marcb IT.?Uador of tbo raloa. tbo boaao of raaaaialfiaak naaoad tbo bftr lag for tbo riatraallua ?f gg. M Wa wVaat-ga ? ?** Ift?4aH.a)~fc?? + ?. e^H?e> wH.a> MM :H?HHKH3tH WILL To interest yourself in promot ingthe CIRCULATION of th RICHiiOND PLANET. lF YOU WILL TALX WITH YOUR NEIGH 1* SHOULD YOU DESIRE ANY COLORED JOURNaAL IN THE UNITED STATES WE WILL SEND IT TO YOU IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PLANET ATA GREATLY REDUCED RATE FOR BOTH. BQRS AND IWTERSgT THEM IN THE PLANET WE WILL HELP YOU TO OBTA1N A PREMIUM. IN ORDER TO FURTHER 1NCREASE OUR STEA DILY GROWING CIRCULATION WE WILL OFF WE WILL SEND YOU gt^THE PLANET AND THE ST LOUIS. MISSOURI. SEMI-WEEKLY GLOBE DEMOCRAT, ONE OF THE LEADING REPUBLICAN JOURNALS IN THE UNITED ?/ STATES FOR $2.25 PER YEAR FOR BOTH. WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND Y\ THE COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE FOR $2.25 l *-. PER YEAR FOR BOTH. > , A WE WILL SEND YOU THE PLANET AND \. :f jf McCLURE'S MAGA^NE FOR $2.25 PER YEAR ^7^ FOR BOTH. (fr FOR TWO YEARLY SUBSCRIBERS TURES. ONE ONLY. OF PRESIDENT THEO DORE ROOSEVELT. DR. BOOKER T. WASH? INGTON, BATTLE OF SANTIAGO. LAND BAT? TLE OF QUASIMAS NEAR SANTIAGO. JUNE 24. 1 $98. SHOWING THE NINTH AND TENTH COL ?RED CAVALRY IN SUPPORT OF ROUGH Rl ERS. SIZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES. LAND EATTLE AND CHARGE OF THE 24TH & 25TH COLORED INFANTRY IN REeSCUE OF KOUGH RIDERS AT* SAN JUAN HILL JULY 2. 1898. SIZE 20X28 AND 20X24 INCHES. ADMIRAL DEWEY'S GREAT NAVAL BATTLE OFF CAVITE IN MA NILA BAY. MAY IST. 1898. NAVAL BATTLE. DESTRUCTTON OF ADMIRAL CERVERAS SPANISH FLEET OFF SANTIAGO DE CUBA. JU? LY 3RD. 1898. SIZE 22X28 INCHES; LAND BAT? TLE. CAPTURE OF EL CANEY. EL PASO >\ND FORTIFICATIONS OF SANTIAGO. JULY FIRST AND SECOND. 1898. SIZE 22X28 AND 22X27 INCHES. WE WILL SEND YOU ONE OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING BATTLES OF THE CIVIL W/VR ON THE SAME TERMS. THE PICTURES LIKE THE OTHER BATTLES ARE FINISHED IN COLORS. THEY ARE 22X28 INCHES AND REr TAIL AT ONE DOLLAR EACH. WE WILL FURNISH FRAMES FOR ANY OF THESE FINE CHROMOS FOR 2 DOLLARS & 50CTS. EACH AD DITIONAL BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG, BAT TLE OF SHILOH. BATTLE OF FIVE FORKS. VA. BATTLE OF ATLANTA. GA.. BATTLE OF SPOTTSYLVANIA. VA.. BATTLE OF VICKS BURG. MISS.. BATTLE OF LOOKOUT MOUN TAIN. TENN.. BATTLE BETWEEN THE MONI TOR AND THE MERRIMAC. BATTLE OF BULL RUN. VA.> BATTLE OF CHANCELLORSVILLE BATTLE OF THE BIG HORN. (CUSTERVS LAST CHARGE) STORMING OF FORT WAGNER. S. C. (COLORED TROOPS IN THIS FIGHT). BAT E OF NEW ORLEANS. LA. CAPTURE <AND .,. ATH OF SITTING BULL. THE GREAT IN DIAN CHIEFTAIN; FORT PILLOW MASSACRE. FALL OF PETERSBURG. VA. BATTLE OF WIN CHEe5TER. VA.. BATTLE OF OLUSTEE. FLA WE WILL SEND FaAMILY RECORD. SIZE 22 BY 28. WHICH CONTAINS SPACE FOR PHOTO GRAPHSOF PARENTS AND TEN CHILDREN. WE WILL SEND 150LDIERS W/\R RECORD (CER TIHCATE OF SERVICE IN UNITED STATES aAR MY.) FOR FIVE NEW SUBSCRIBERS FOR ONE YEaAR -EACH. OR THEIR EQUIVA LENT. WE WILL SEND YOU A COPY OF UN CLE TOM'S CABIN. THE MOST 1NTENSELY IN TERE51TNG BOOK IN THE COUNTRY. WE WILL SEND YOU A GOLDIH-ATED EROOCH WITH YOUR P1CTURE THERkvIN. YOU TO FURNISH THE PHOTOGRAPH. ONE FOUN TAIN PEN. GOLD POINT; ONE LADIES RING. ONE BREAST-PIN. GOLD FILLED; HALF DOZ? EN UNEN HANDKERCHIEFS. ONE ALARM CLOCK. ONE DOZEN NAPKINS. ONE HALF DOZEN TOWELS. ONE CHOCOLATE POT. ONE PAIR VASES. ONE PAIR KID GLOVES. ONE HAM. ONE TURKEY. FOR TEN NEW SUBSCRIBERS WE WILL SEND ONE CHINA SET. THIRTY-ONE PIECES; ONE NECKLACE; DICKENS. SHAKES PEARE. BYRON WORKS; ONE UMBRELLA. ONE PLAIN GOLD RING. ONE PAIR LACE CURTAINS 1.000 ENVELOPES. 1.000 SHEETS OF PAPER PRINTED AND DEUVERED; ONE TOILET SET ONE HALF CORD OF SAWED WOOD. FOR TWENTY NEW SUBSCRIBERS WE WILL GIVE ONE HANDSOME GOLD RING WITH OPALS. RUBIES OR PEARLS; ONF JEW ELRY BOX FINISHED IN GOLD OR SILVER ONE SILK SHIRT WAIST; ONE READY MADF DRESS. ONE GOLD WATCH. FILLED. WAR RANTED FOR TEN YEARS. ONE ROCKING CHAIR. ONE LOAD OF COAL ONE GROSS OF SOAP. EITHER WASHING OR TOILET ONE BARREL OF BEST FLOUR. ONE PAIR BL ANK ETS. ONE MANICURE SET. ONE SEAMSTRESS* WORK BOX. ONE PAIR SHOES, GENTS OR LA DIEJS. FOR FORTY YEARLY SUBSCRIBERS *~"~ OR EQUIVALENT. WE WILL GIVE ONE SEW ING MACHINE. ONE DIAMOND RING ONE GOLD WATCH. ONE PAIR FINE GOLD EAR RINGS. ONE MUSIC BOX. ONE PHONOGRAPH ONE READY MADE DRESS. ONE SUIT OF GEN TLEMEN'S CLOTHES. ONE GOLD-HEADED CANE, ONE GOLD-HEADED UMBRELLA. ONE CHINA SET. ONE DOZEN SILVER-PLATED KNIVES AND FORKS. ONE HAT-RACK. ONE SILK DRESS, ONE WEEK'S TRIP TO THE SEA SHORE. RAILROAD FARE AND HOTEL BILL PAID. FOR ANY RICHMOND WORKER. THESE OFFERS MAY BE TAKEN ADVAN TAGE OF BY SENDING ONE OR TWO SUB? SCRIBERS NaAMES AT A TIME. WE WILL KEEP A RECORD OF THEM; aAS SOON AS THE REQUISITE NUMBER IS OBTaAINED. WE WILL FORWaARD THE PRESENT INDICATED A PERSON WHO TRIES TO GET FORTY SUBSCRIBERS AND GETS TIRED MAY INDI CATE HIS WISH AND WE WILL SEND THE PRESENT FOR THE NUMBER HE HAS SE CURED OVER FIVE. THE NUMBER WILL BE FOR NOT LESS THAN FTVE NOR MORE ^HAN TEN .AND NOT LESS THAN TEN NOR V HAN TWENTY AND NOT I FeSS THAN ry NOR MORE THAN FORTY. TO DET* THE PRIZE TO WHICH THE WORKaER iTLED. OrVF ANYTHING IS DESIRED NOT SPECI FIED IN THIS LIST. WRITE US ABOUT IT AND WE WILL TEIX YOU IN WHAT CLAaSS IT BE, LONGS.-fct a>e>a> ADORBSS AIX ORDBR5 TO aVdjdi JOHN MITOHBLLa JRM 311 Nofth Fogfftfa Stftngi, RICHMOND, VIRGWIa. afaai.* i * f