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I Dispensed at our store will not
disappoint the doctor. Ask him
i about us and by all means follow
I his advice.
1899 CAMERAS 1899
Great-vnrletjJ.owest prices. Iiislnu
! tion and dark room free. Photo
t supplies of every description.
GEO. S. DALES & SON
228 South Main Bt.
AKRON DAILY DEMOCRAT.
HARPER'S ARCADE DRUG STORE
VOLUEE EIGHT. NUMBEIt 10
AKRON, OHIO, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 2, 1899.
PRICE ONE CENT
Will go to Work.
No Longer a Salaried j
Figure Head. j
Machine's Frantic Efforts
to Save Kim.
They. Tried to Abolish
Every City Office.
Wilson's Feed Bills Will
Slormy and Extended Session
The city dad held sin exceedingly
ptormy session Monday night.
The office of Superintendent of
Street was abolished. Tin- made
the Remibliean members shake
their hoots and they introduced or
dinances to do away w.ith the Assis
tant City Clerk, Mayor's Clerk, Po
lice Prosecutor, Police Sergeant and i
also attempted to decrease the fees
the City Clerk receives for issuing
building permits. All of these
schemes failed to connect, however.
Streuuoii efforts were made by
the Republican councilmen to defer
action in regard to Superintendent
ofStreet Button's job, but the econ-
ominists didn't see it in that light;
and passed an ordinance abolishing
the office. Before a vote was taken
a series of heated arguments passed
between different councilmen and.
commissioners. Mr. Human wanted
to know whether or not Commis
sioner McGarry was going to have
"his favorite," as Mr. Human styled
Mr. Tat McCourt, put at the head
of the street gang. Mr. Brady knock
ed a hole in that argument by saying
that McGarry and McCourt were not
particular friends and that Homan's
talk was all nonsense., Commissioner
McGarry also explained himself by
saying the $1 ,000 paid Kutton was a
' useless expenditure or money and
would be saved to the taxpayers. He
said that Mr. Button was only a figure-head.
Under the old system or
ders were first given the Superinten
dent of Streets, then he gave them to
his street squads. Since the ofliee is
dead the street squads will receive
orders direct from the City Comis
sioners. Mr. Fiebeger said the .City Com
missioners should do more work
than in the past. He thought they
should make the rouilds of streets
during (he summer mouths and find
out their faults.
President Crisp replied that some
times in the year they were not able
to- get out, as they were on the
Equalization Board. After a few
more words had passed between
Comuitfcsrouer McGarry and Coun
cilman Homan. Mr. Brady
arose .and indignantly roasted
Mr.. Homan. sayitig that Mr.
Homan was talking childishly, and
that there was not a grain of mean
ing in his remarks.
Mr. Carlton said the Street Super
intendent was the hardest worked
Cooler tonight and Wednesday.
Are Warranted for
Men of well-known busi
ness liitegntv a- well
ample capital, are behind it
It lias stood the tet for
Thuv are the best
preservers and pro
duce colder .air than
anv others. See us
before vou buy.
B. L. Dodge
124-126 S. Howard St.
He said, how-
being done to'
oflicial in (he city,
ever, that if it was
economize, he hoped
continue the -work.
(hey would i
The vote lo abolish the oftice of Su
perintendent of Streets,-. resulted in
eight- ayes and four nays, as fol
lows: Ayes Amcr. IJfrady, Jirodl. Fie
beger, Paul, Sorrick, Sprigle,
Nays Brown, Carlton, f Ionian.
To Abolish Building Permit" Fees.
Mr. Carlttfli introduced tho ordi
nance lo take the $1 fee away from
the City Clerk for issuing building
permits and place it in the general
fund. He thought that 1.50O was
enougn lor tne City t'Jerk. Clerk
Isbell stated that he paid dllferent
parties for looking" up where addi
tions and buildings were being
Mayor Young's Speech.
A red hot discussion followed.
Mayor Young addressed the Coun--il
He said: "There is possibly
nothing more sublime'and nothing
from which a grander or more beau
tiful lesson can be drawn, than from
the deathbed scene of one who peace
fully and Happily closes ins eyes.
Upon the other hand there is nothing
more horrible to look upon than tho
death bed scene of one writhim.' in
convulsions; of one who dies hard.'
The countenances of our Republican
friends, when called upon to meet tho
inevitable, are far from being peace
ful and serene. They die hard.
"Theycliargetne .Democrats witn a
lack of "honesty iu claiming that they
are abolishing the ofllco of
Street Superintendent for the
purpose of economizing and
charge that we are playing politics.
if l rememuer arignt, nowever, our
llepublican friends are the ones who
recently set us an exampleof econo
my. A. few months ago one of our
Democratic Commissioners, in or
der to break a prolonged deadlock.
voted for a llepublican Engineer. It
was generally believed that the Be-1
i publican Commissioners would then
' do hiin the compliment of turning
1 and voting for a Dcniocratfor Assist
ant Engineer. Tt suddenly dawned .
upon Messrs. .Anderson, crisp ami
McMilJen, however', that an Assist-
' antEngineer was a needless expense,
aud that wo could economize by
, leaving the phn-e vacant. Of course
the fact that if tilled, a Democrat
would occupy the place, had nothing
whatever to do in bringing them to
tills conclusion. They simply want
ed to economize!"
Tho Mayor then reviewed a bit of
m t t i '
H IA T flAfff (YCI Hi
I H H X I
Hl 111 II I II HB
H IV v v Vllw J JOB
kept up in May.
merit in our store
self felt busy, bustling, vigor
ous. niaJcing every day eount
In our Carpet Room you
you will strike an astonishing spirit
of trade. Ti's contagious; to look at
our Carpets is to buy; 12c will buy
a yard of Carpet; so will 15c, 2oc, 3oc,
t -10c, oOc, fioc, 60c, 05c, 75c, Snc, 90c, $1,
il.W,$1.23 and $1.50.
It's Quite a Bother
To make a Print or Per
cale Dress for yourself or daughter.
Don't do it, we can furnish you
prettier ones than you can make.
Ladies' Print and Pen-ale Dresses,
two-piece, $1.50. $1.75. $2. $2.50, $2.75.
Children's Dresses 25c.
60c, 75c, combined with white and
handsomely trimmed, $1. $1.25, $1.75.
$2, $2.50cages 4 to 12 years.
A wonderful thing but
I your windows peed our white airy
Curtains to make their beauty coum
plete. -We have them at $1, $1.25,
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j fi.w, r'-"t f- T". !" POT""-"' f'n.
The Best Cameras
For the Least Money
in; F -
We carry in stock no Kodak qi- Camera but
which is fully warranted. Headquarters for plates,
films and other supplies. GET OUR TRICES.
local history. He reminded the Re
publican Councilmen that several
years ago, just after a Benublican
I City Clerk (E. A. Hershey) had been
elected to succeed Mr.- Edwin 'Wag
I ner, the Democratic Clerk, the sal
! arv of the ofllce was raised from
$l,joot$l,:no a year, and building
permits from o cents to ?1 each.
The Republican Councilmen ratified
this salary irrab. notwithstandiii"-
that it was clearly illesral to raise an
oinciars salary unrmg ins tenure m
The mayor contiuded:
"A Republican Council also created
the ofllces of Mayor's Clerk and Po
lice Prosecutor. Tjew Seward, who
was the first Police Prosecutor to re
ceive a fee from the county for each
state case, not exceeding 25 cases per
month, says the office saves the city
$1,8X1 u. year, by keepiug petty mis
demeanors from going to Probate
court. Police court disposing of these
"Now my friends, one of two things
is certain: When these offices were
created by the Republican Council,
they either thought they were nec
essary adjuncts to the carrying on of
the city "government, or else they
P. H. Schneider Co.
We are showing a large assortment of styles
very low prices. Large assortment of
SUITS, SKIRTS and JACKETS at great re
ductions. Stock on our second floormust.be cleared
Tk P. H. Schneider Co.
155 and 15T South Howard st.
April is to be
I Around Our Tables
The ery best people of
Akron have been satisfying their
Shirt Waist wants. We have just
what you want for today and more
coming for tomorrow. 50e, 75c. $1.
$1.25. $1.50, 2, $2.50 and $:s buys
A Magical Change
Can be made in your
house by an out lay of from $1 to f5
in our Wall Paper. We are just
placing on sale a large purchase of
very new designs.
Nothing Very Pretty
f drape it with a
pair of our Rich
, Heavy Damask 'Curtains audit's a
I thing of beauty. Prices $2.50, $3.50,
. J. $4.50, $5, $(!, $7.50. $10.
People Are' Talking
About our Dimities
Waeh Goods t Sc 10c, 12c,
- Brouse Co
created them for the purpose of pro
viding places for political hench
men, aud consequently looted and
robbed the treasurywitlioutwarrant.
Tf the first is true, that is that they
were necessary, it is equally true
now under a Democratic administra
tion. If the second is true that is,
that they robbed and looted the
treasury for the sake of political fa
vorites, alid they will here and now
aeknowledge the truth of this tho
Democrats will cheerfully and will
lingly agree to join them in abol
ishing these offices."
'The Mayor's remarks were greeted
Neither of Mayor Young's liberal
alternative challenges was accepted.
Xn attempt was made to justify the
policy of the Republican council
men so inconsistent with that of
the more or less extravagant prede
cessors of their own political faith.
After the Mayor had concluded his
remarks, the Republican Council
men sat there For a moment, cha
grined and crestfallen. They had
expected, whilo trying to execute
their celebrated "flank" movement
Continued on Last Page.
Democrats Teach the Machine How
to be Generous.
Council last night elected Attor
neys C. P. Humphrey and W. T.
Vaughan, Democrats, members of
the Library Board to succeed Louis
Seybold and W. T. Tobin. Mr. Scy-
ibold, Republican, was elected to
serve for the unexpired term of a
year caused by Major Bryan's resig
nation. The board will meet tor or
ganization Friday, May 2. Mem
bers who hold o er are:, John lliiii
mer. M. J. Hoynes and Henry K.
Messrjs. L. S. Koplln and J.Asa
Palmert Democrats, were elected
members of the Health Hoard to
succeed Dr. "V. A. Saekett and W.
E. Musser, Republican. The Board
will organize next Friday night. All
old officers, including Sanitary
Policeman Hoye, Health Otticer Un
derwood, and Clerk "Wiese will be
re-elected. Members holding over
are A. H. Sargrnt, Dr. . A. Lyon,
.1 . D. Chandler, and John Weber.
Although the Board will be four
Democrats and three Republicans,
partisan lines will not be drawn in
the organization. In (his repret
the Democrats are more generous
than were Republicans who came i
into control three years ago. i
Councilman O. A. Sorrick of the '
Second ward, and Mrs. A. Tv. Fouser,
were selected by the Council Instj
night to attend the national conven-1
tion of charity and correction, to be
held in Cincinnati. May 17 to 2:1.
The effects of the grip are over-j
come by Hood's Sarsaparilla which
purifies the blood, tones the stomach,
strengthens the nerves, and makes,
the whole system vigorous and
A vegetable cathartic that can be
relied, upon to do its work thoroughly
The Local Street Railway
-System at Midnight.
There Will be no Change In the
ordinates at Present.
The Akron Traction it Klectric
company's-property was transferred
lo Everett syndicate. Tuesday morn- '
ing by Receiver Geo. W. Crouse.
Supt. Beilstein has charge of the
Akron Jines today. It i-; said that,
there will-be no change in subord
inates at present. A meeting will be i
called in a short time to elect'offlcers
of the new company.
I.. S. Beilstein, the new superin
tendent of the Akron Traction &
Electric Co., was seen by a Demo
crat reporter Tuesday morning.
He said tho road passed into the
hand" of the Everett people at 12
o'clock Monday night. In regard to
improvements he said he was not yet
remit to nv .-invfliiii-r. However.
the line on West." Exchange st. w ill j
be built before long. i
Mr. Beilstein will' make Akiou Ins
home. At present he has apartments
in the Buchtel. He is a genial young
man and has-already won for himself
a circle of warm friend.
--Coons & Co.'s Special Sale.'
Special sale on Ladies White and
Black" Sailor Hats. Friday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock, 10 cents each. Satur
day afternoon special Ribbon sale.
Nothing. sold over to cents.
COONS & CO.'S
Up-to-Datc tic and 10c Store, 1CB
APPOINTED A DJ UTANT GEN
ERAL Col. H. A. Axline was reap
pointed adjutant general Monday by
Gov. Bushnell to "succeed Gen.
Herbert Kingsley. who acted as ad-
tjutant general during Col. Axline's
FOR SALE Residence 115 Arch
street with all convenience, such as
water, gas electric light, bath,
laundry, etc. Lot SH)x200. Good
barn. Will sell remarkably cheap
on easy terms. M. O'Noil & Co.
VOCAL AND INSTIU'MKNTAL
! A concert will be given at Grace
Reformed church on Wednesday
evening uuder the auspice of the
Sunday school orchestra. A line
program of vocal and instrumental
music lias been prepared.
Mrs. B. F. Andrews, Miss Minnie
Bauer and Mrs. J. C. Frank went to
Wooster today, as delegates from
Grace Reformed church to the Wom
an's Missionary society of Tusi-ara-was
classis, which holds its annual
meoting in that city this week.
ASSAULT AND MATTERY
Flovdo Smith, aged 19, or Cuyahoga
Falls, is under arrest on the charge
"of assault and battery. He had
trouble Saturday with Jo.Crubaugh,
an A.B.C. conductor. .
LIGHTNING The belfry or the
Broad Street Church or Christ was
struck Monday "night.
HURT Win. Kreuder fell while
trying to board the chemical engine,
corner Quarry and High sts. His
fept were badly bruised."
The Last Dance.
The last hall
given in Albert
uf the season was
hall last night by
IVI. O'lMSIL- & COMPANY
OUR OWN IMPORTATION
Wehave placed on m R0LLS CfflM ANJ) JAp MATTING
AT VERY MODERATE PRICES and UNUSUAL VALUES.
Over one hundred patterns to select from. This importation also Includes several
hundred Jute and Smyrna Rugs in large variety and extraordinary values. Early in
THE BUSY STORE
The price of wheat Is
advancing" and Hour is
hound to go up. Tf you
wish to save money take
advantage of these special
Hour prices this week.
? F. S,
fal Seal Flour
- Genuine Fancy Elgin
Creamery Rutter, direct
from factory SOcperlb.
Teas at their cash values.
All kinds, 35c lb. We
positively give no checks
this is the reason we
save vou 15c on every lb.
3 lbs. for $1.
Try a pound of our Butch
Java Coffee, in 1 lb. cans,
at 18c lb.
We guarantee everything
C Phone 287. 114 S.Howard
THE WALSH LINES
May Be Extended Into Doylsiown
Last Saturday the voters of Doyles
town voted in favor of issuing $10,000
in bonds to be used in building an
electlic light plant iu Jheir village,
it being understood that a street rail
way should be built to the village.
Two weeks ago a committee caned
on Tliomus V. Walsh, president f
the Rapid Transit Co., about extend
ing his company's road to the village.
Mr. Walsh says no proposition was
made by either side, hut that lie
would bring the matter up for con
sideration at the next meeting of tho
directors. Until that time nothing
will be done.
As Treasurer of the Union Charity
D Frank C. AVilson resigned as treas
urer of the Union Charity association
at a meeting held Monday after
noon. J. Park Alexander, .1. B. Campbell
and Mis. A. Iv. Fouser were appoint
ed as auditing committee.
Another treasurer will be elected
at the next meeting which will be
held at the call of the president.
LED INTO IT
By Following the Habit of Friends.
As I took mv coffee in very moder
ate quantities, I really did not believe
what my menus irequeniiy.ioici me,
that coffee was the cause of the gas
on my stomach, which has troubled
me, for perhaps forty years.
i I am now a little over sixty years
old and I know that this gas trouble
came on about the time I was 20, and
has been with me ever since, f have
denies mvself almost every kind of
food pleasant to my taste, but with
out anv appreciable benelit.
All of my friends have known of
mv trouble, as it has been of such
long duration. Sometime ago 1 was
called to nurse a sick triaid who had
Postnin Food Coffee in the pantry
i and used it. in place ot cottee, prais
i iner it" very highly. For about a week
i I used it a they did, as my only bev
erage, anil tne scconu day l noiiceu
a change in my condition and from
that time on I never had one attack
ot the belching ot gas. The friends
exclaimed, "Why. where lias your
trouble gone'.'" and everyone in the
house knew that I nad been entirely
I cured by leaving off eolfee and tak
ing Postuni Cereal instead You can
depend upon'il that never since that
time lias coliee passed my ups, ami
never will whilo I can get the food
drink Postuni. My stomach hasi
grown so strong since that time that
T can eat anything' I like and now
take great pleasure in iny meals and
in life altogether. I send you a list
or my friends whom 1 know lun e
beitn greatly helped byleaviugoffthe
use or ordinary coffee and using Pos
tuni Foo'd Coffee in its place. Some of
these made very Mat, poor Postuni on
the start as they only boiled it a few
minutes, oin n. i- gniuiiin, miuivm
ijow about bore that tho only way to
get the flavoris toboilitlongonough.
Yi. M. Graham, 729 8th st., Oakland,
To the. Philippines.
Miss Mary Giadwin Tells
of Her Long Journey.
Four Weeks on Board
Around the World
Miss Mary Gladwin, a graduate of
Buchtel college, class of '87, now a
Red Cross nurse, enroute on the
Sheridan to the' Philippines, has
written several'lr-ttorstoher parents,.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Gladwm, cor
ner Sherman and Voris ts. As the
letters will be of interest to Akron
people they are-published below:
"Port Saii, Euyi-t, March 1C.
"A I awoke
this morning, we en-
harbor of this place and
before .1 realized that we had slop
ped, Janey's dear little letter was
given me. Pprt Said is the most
God-forsaken sand desert that mortal
"We began to take on coal at once.
The boats came- alongside. Two
planks were extended into the Sheri
dan and in a very short tiniea swarm
of Arabs were going up one plank
and down the other. Some of them
had on Turkish trousers, but most of
them queer shirts which made them
look like women. They carried the
coal in round baskets on their heads
and as they worked kept up a qecer
sort of chant.
"We went" ashore to do the town
and were followed by a swarm of
guides and a carriage. We went to
see the camels and the Moslem mos
que. At the door of the latter, as we
could not well put off our American
shoes, we slipped into funny straw
sandals and shuffled over the floor.
"I can't put into words how queer
Continued on Second Page.
John Daley, charged.Iwith assault
and battery, was lined $5 and costs
in one case and $5 and costs and SO
days in another by Mayor W. E.
Y'nuitg Tuesday morning. The time
sentence was .suspended during good
beliavior. . !
The case of Win. Dewitt, charged j
with stealing 17 from Henry Dech.j
was dismissed. I
K. R. Peterson., charged with
bezzling $1H froni Parish Co.,
John Soueih was on a regular
Monday, got pulled and got 15
in the works this morninsr.
WILL NOT PROSECUTE
Officers That Are Alleged to
Kicked Alex Gauthicr.
It is not probable that .Mrs. Eliza
Ganthier, 3VJ Livington st., will take
any step to prosecute the officers
that are alleged to have kicked her
son, Alexander, while iu service in
Co. G, Second West Virginia Volun
teer Infantry, which, it is alleged,
later resulted in his death. Typhoid
fovor was given as (he cause of death
when his body was returned homo,
John J. Cook Unable to Pay Any of
' His Indebtedness.
jomi j. look oi tnis city, ltleu a
petition in bankruptcy in the United
States court at Cleveland Monday.
He has liabilities aggregating $40,000
and no assets. He wiis for manv
'years. a well-known grocer. His
throughout the state. He was also
identified with the Akron Ice Ma
chine company. This concern was a
Coons & Co.'s Special Sale."
. Special sale on Ladies' White and
Black Sailor Hats, Friday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock, 10 cents each. Satur
day afternoon special Ribbor. s.ile.
Nothing sold over 10 cents.
COONS & CO.'S
Up-to-Date 5c and 10c Store, Id!
Ladies' Aid society of Grace Re
formed church will meet at the home
of Mrs. Ella Beckwith, corner of
Crosby st. and Byers ave, on Wed
Time and Money
Road This lis-fc
Articles "Vou Need
To be found at
S F3. SIVIITH'S
"me Big store 01 lime Prices"
Shelf Paper, all color
Toilet Soap, all kinds
Laundry Soap, all brands
Stepladders, all sizes
Varnish Brushes, all prices
Curtain Poles and fixtures
Brass Curtain Rods
In fact anything you may need
yon will find here and alway
nt lowest prices.
Dont forget our Great
Special Friday at 10
O'clock. 10 qt. Granite
Pails only 10c.
P. R. Smith's 5c 10c store
LIS S. Howard st.
Grand Opera House
May : : :
Under the auspices of the local
lodge of Elks for the benefit or lh
, II Y THE WORLD FAMOUS
F. GIANNINI, Tenor
One of the GREATEST
GRAMS ever heaad
in this city.
Prices SI, 75c, 50
. J. teieis
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