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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 83
AKRON. OHIO, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 26, 1899.
PRICE ONE GENT
AKRON DAILY DEMOCRAT.
TO DO DUTY
During the Strike.
Every City Employe Made
a Special Officer.
Several Small Outbreaks
Soldiers Were the Targets For
Shower of Stones.
Mayor Farley Will Have Order at
Cleveland, O., July 26 Special
It was announced by Mayor Farley
today that he would swear in every
city employe as a special officer to
do duty during the street car strike.
There have been no serious out
breaks today, the strike sympathizers
evidently fearing the militia. At
Collinwood a switch was spiked and
a car derailed. The motorman and
conductor fearing they might be
injured made a run for the woods.
They were not pursued. The naval
reserves were ordered to the place
and are now patroling the vicinity.
One trooper was struck by a rock-, but
not seriously wounded. The Cleve
land Grays and Scot's guards were
ordered to South Brooklyn, where
trouble was threatened. Tliis
aroused the indignation of the Mayor
of that village. He asserts that the
soldiers have no right to remain
there and it looks as though there
would be a conflict between the
A mass meeting of South Brooklyn
citizens has been called for tonight.
They will protest against the pres
ence of the troops in their village.
.Last eight Mayor Farley issued a
warning to the citizens of Cleveland,
telling them to refrain from mob
violence or suffer the consequences.
"I intend to maintain peace at any
price. I shall do so if I have to ask
for the support of the full strength of
the Ohio National Guards," he said.
At the present time there are 1,200
troops in the city. Aside from a few
incipient disturbances everything
was-quiet last night. The most, se
rious outbreak was on the South side
at the corner of Pearl st. and Clark
ave. Here a crowd of some 2,000
people gathered, and as usual hooted
at the non-union motormen and con
ductors as they passed by in the
cars. Some stones were thrown, but
without waiting for overt acts of vio
lence the police and militia charged
the throng and very soon had the
streets cleared. A large number of
arrests were made.
Out on Orange St., another mob
gathered and threw stones at the
passing cars. Two non-union men
were struck. One of the men was
painfully but not seriously injured
In the cheek. The other received an
injury to his arm. Here again the
millitary force, backed up by the
police, did prompt and efficient work
and very shortly cleared the streets.
An incidentof the night on Orange
si. was the. accidental discharge of
one of the rifles carried by the sol
diers. The explosion created intense
excitement, but fortunately the
man's gun was pointed downward
and the bullet buried itself in the
Beports from other sections of the
city show that while on. all - sides
Threatening tonight Fair Thurs
striko sympathizers indulged in the
usual demonstration, against the
non-union men, these demonstrations
were tempered in a manner that they
have not been on previous nights.
President Everett has announced
that he would take back a few of the
old men. General Axlinp has as
sumed command of the militia.
Has Appointed District Census
Col. Charles Dick lias forwarded
the following nominations to Wash
ington for appointment as district
J. W. Little, Akron, Nineteenth
Harry Williams, Columbus, 12th
Alex Kiskadden, Thirteenth dis
trict. Charles F. Brothertou, Seven
Train Broke In Two on
the Erie R. R.
C. A. & C. Night Express Collided With
a Freight No One Injured.
About 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon
an Erie west-bound freight train was
wrecked three miles east of Akron.
Seven cars were smashed in a pile
up, but no lives were lost.
The cause of the wreck was the
trains parting while on a down
grade. The engine and a few cars
continued at a rapid rate down the
hill for a short distance before tho
locomotive could be slowed up,
when the detached cars coming
down the grade at a terrific speed,
crashed into the front section with
the result already mentioned.
Will Colliard of Galion, a brake
man on the train was injured, butnot
critically. He is being cared for at
Until Wednesday morning, Erie
trains on that part of the division
were run over the P. & W. tracks.
Passenger train No. 8 on the Erie,
to which were attached a number of
sleeping cars, suffered a slight mis
hap at 1 :50 Wednesday morning at
the same place that the freight
wreck occurred. One of the sleepers
was derailed, but no one was hurt,
nor was the car much damaged.
Train No. 27 on the C, A. & C.
which is due from Columbus at Ak
ron at 6:05, 'collided with another
train at the Big Walnut switch,
about half way between Akron and
Columbus, and a delay of three hours
was occasioned before the train was
put in shape to resume the trip.
The front part of the engine of
train 27 was damaged slightly, but no
one was hurt.
The cause of the delay and collis
ion was an open switch, which run
the car over on the wrong track.
CAMP MEETING An old-time
Southern camp meeting will be held
at Boston Ledges Sunday and on
each Sunday following until August
27. Meetings will be for tho benefit
of the Second Baptist church of
Go to Randolph park for blue gill
suppers; blue gifts served every
PATHFINDERS AT WORK E.
J. Hard, N. O. Mather, J. W. Har
ter, G. W. Gordon, J. W. Nye'andE.
F. Sauvain will go to Shelby tonight
to put on some special team work at
the Pathfinder lodge.
Go to Randolph park for blue gill
suppers; blue gills served every
In Justice Thomas' court Tuesday
Patrick Ross of 186 North Broadway,
was rendered a judgment for restitu
tion of premises against James
Washington, also of 186 North Broadway.
Made by Chas. Smith
On His Farm Near Village
An Immense Deposit of
Capitalists Want to
Prospects of Glass Factory Bright
A rich find of silica rock has been
discovered on the farm of Charles
Smith, who lives in this county, on
the Barbcrton road, about half a
mile north of Clinton. The farm is
better known as the "Clinton Farm,"
and is but half a mile from tho fa
mous Warwick farm.
The discovery was first made by
Mr. Smith about six months ago, but
he did hot have a chemical analysis
made of the rock until about a week
ago, when E. B. Baltzley, a chemist
of Massillon, was employed to deter
mine upon the merits of the find.
His analysis follows :
Silica, 95.54;" iron oxide, 0.0S. The
samples also show a small percent
age of alumnia and traces of lime.
The samples were white and easily
Silica is one of the best glass sands
known to chemistry, being the most
prominent quality in the proportions
from which glass is made. It is the
oxide of silicon, and corresponds in
formula to carbonic acid in physical
characters. It occurs in nature crys
talized as rock crystal or quartz, and
fuses at a very high tempature.
The silica rock on Mr. Smith's
farm underlies a space of 12 acres
and is at least 100 feet thick. The
top of the rock lies very near the
surface and it will be very easy to
It is Mr. Smith's intention to
erect a crusher as soon as possible
and prepare the sand for market.
Some capitalists have visited the
place and all were pleased with its
prospects. It is said that an effort
has been made to induce Mr. Smith
to go into a stock company, to be
formed for the purpose of establish
ing a glass factory on the farm.
It is impossible to conjecture just
what developments will follow, but
it is safe to assume that there are
bright days ahead for the village of
Mr. Smith, on whose farm the rock
was discovered, is the father of Mrs.
John Koerber and George Smith of
Will be Given to Three
Akron Company Now Owns Largest
Plant In United States.
The Royal Sewer Pipe and Press
BrickCo. was incorporated at Colum
bus Tuesday afternoon with a
capital stock of $500,000.
The incorporators are J. L. Town
send, Henry Robinson, Byron W.
Robinson, H. B. Mantonand Russell
The principal olfices of the com
pany will be in Akron. The factory,
which is the largest of its kind in
the United States, is located at Mid
vale in Tuscarawas county, near the
Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling R. R.
The factory will begin operations
next Monday with 300 hands.
The Akron men recently purchased
the plant at a receiver's sale.
They will manufacture sewer pipe,
blue lining, press brick and other
Now is the time
to buy a
Rather than carry over
the few we have left, we
are offering them at
If you wait till next
year they will be higher
than they were this.
That. Resulted In Trouble
For a Farmer.
Wanted to Shoot Someone Arrested
by Offiicer Loesch Police Court.
Zeb McAlpin, a farmer residing in
the western part of Medina county,
was fined $25 and costs by His Honor
Wednesday for aiming and pointing
McAlpin got outside of too much
"fire water" Tuesday and it had its
bad effect. Between 3 and 4 o'clock
this morning on Kling st., near Ex
change st., he was wandering around
back yards and making considerable
noise. Ed. Hemington, of 106 Kling
St., was aroused by Zeb on his back
steps. He told him to go away. He
refused, shooting-olf a revolver, re
marking that if Hemington "came
outside lie would shoot him to
At this juncture Officer Henry A.
Loesch,who lives at 527 East Ex
change st., was aroused from his
sleep and notified. When he reach
ed Kling st. McAlpin was standing
on the sidewalk. McAlpin seeing
Loesch pointed his revolver and
yelled: "Halt, stop." McAlpin again
said: "Stop I tell you." When he.
recognized Loesch as au officer he
lowered his gun and did not resist
Chas. Bates was fined $10 and costs
for clinging to a moving freight
train. After court Mayor Young
discovered Bates was badly crippled
and gave Officer Washer instructions
to send him to his home in Kent,
which was done.
Robert Mitchell, a vag, got $2 and
Will be Built to Copley Entension
Barberton Belt Line.
For some time past the citizens of
Copley Garden, have been trying to
induce the Barberton Belt line to
run an extension to Copley, connect
ing there with the Northern Ohio.
About a year ago the Belt line
made a survey of tho proposed ex
tension. Tho route ovor which the
extension will run is an excellent
stretch with a fine grade.
Now rumor has it that the ex
tension will be built before long,
perhaps work to be commenced be
fore the end of the year.
The distance from Barberton to
Copley Gardens is about four miles.
It is also said that the Belt Line
will build an extension from Barber
ton to Turkeyfoot lake.
Theft at Richfield.
Monday night a horse and buggy
owned by Wm. J. Smith of West
Richfield, was stolen. The thief also.,
stole a harness from a neighbor.
The theft was reported to Chief
I Dodge I
B 124-126 S. Howard st. 9
Will Fight the City
If Attempt is Made to
Claim Wooster Avenue
Pavement Is Bad.
Forty Two-Defendants Named
In -One Case.
The property owners on Wooster
av. are preparing for a legal battle
with the City.
They claim that the brick pave
ment placed on that thoroughfare is
of an inferior quality, in short that
they are being assessed for an im
provement which is not worth the
money that is asked for it.
Only one assessment has been
paid. Any-, attempt to collect the
second will result in an action being
filed by the property owners, in
which they will ask that an injunc
tion be issued against the Citv. Aug.
Kimpflin has a liberally signed
document, by the terms of which he
is authorized to employ an attorney
to bring action for au order restrain-
the city from collecting any
further assessments. The Wooster
av. people say that the pavement
must be remedied or they will not
pay for it. "" '
The Shelby Steel Tube canipany
has filed a petition against H. B.
Camp et al. There are 42 defendants
named. The plaintiff asks for a quit
claim deed to property in Cuyahoga
Paul E. Werner has been appoint
ed administrator of the estate of the
late Henry Klages. Bond $15,000.
James P. Noland has qualified as
administrator of the estate of Levi
Vowles by giving $600 bond. Vowles
left a will which the court refused to
Anna Brown has been named as
the guardian of Carl Brown et al.
Tiie American Cereal company
and the Akron Canal & Hydraulic
company have filed answers to the
petition of the C. T. & V. R. R. com
pany which asks judgment because
of damages to its tracks by the break
ing of the canal banks. The defend
ants claim that the break was caused
by obstructions placed in the canal
by the Akron & .Pittsburg R. R. Co.
and that it should be held liable.
To the Soda Ash Plant Immense
Tho C, A. & C. and Erio raiload
companies arc building independent
switches to the site of the plant of
the Columbia Chemical company at
Last week the pumps working at
Lake Anna were stopped for 36
hours. The lake had been lowered
36 inches. During the time pumping
was suspended the water raised ton
This fact removes all doubt as to
the water supply. The lake is fed
by numerous springs.
Overcome by Heat.
E. J. Lahr, of 13jii Sherman st., a
motorman on the A. fc C. F. R. 'I1,
company'u line, was overcome by
the heat Tuesday morning, and for a
while his condition wne-very serious,
He was placed in bed and soon be
gan to improve. Ho iB able to go
about today but has not yet returned
Not as Complete as Had
Majors C. C. Weybrecht and Ed Voll
rath are Candidates For Election.
The turn down of Majors C. C.
Weybrecht of Alliance, and Ed Voll
rath of Bucyrus, may not have
been as complete as some of the cap
tains of the Eightli regiment had
At the convention held in this city
Monday.-for the purpose of nominat
ing Held officers, a surprise was
sprung in the shape of a combination
to defeat the two majors named
above. As a result they were ig
nored, Capt. A. B. Critchfield of
Shreve, being named for lieutenant
colonel, and Capts. F. S. Marquis of
Mansfield and M. A. Charlton of
Bucyrus, for majors.
This movement arroused the ire of
the friends of Majors Weybacht and
Vollrath. They wrote to Attorney
General Monnett, asking him
whether candidates, aside from those
nominated, could be voted for at the
election Friday. Major Weybrecht,
who was in this city Wednesday has
received an answer, in which he is
informed that the convention in this
city was an informal affair and the
members of the Eighth Ohio may
vote for who ever they please for
This being the case, Major Voll
rath is now a candidate for lieu
tenant colonel, and Major Weybrecht
for re-election. It is not probable that
Major F. C. Bryan will be re-olccted.
as he is living in Washi ngton.
ah enort is oeing made to nave
Capt. Critchfield announce himself
as a candfdate for major instead of
To Attend Beyern Verein
Landwehr Verein Gets a New Hall
German Society Notes.
The Akron Landwehr Verein has
leased the large hall in the Kub
ler & Beck block. Several hun
dred dollars will be spent in remodel
ing and refurnishing it and when
completed they will have the best
society hall in the city.
The Beyern Verein will celebrate
its eleventh anniversary at Voris's
grove on South st., Aug. 6. More
than 800 visiting members will at
tend from Cleveland, Canton, Mas
sillon and Wheeling.
By mistake the Landwehr Verein
was not included in the published
list of societies taking part at the
Henry Klages funeral, Sunday.
They were well represented, having
eightymen in line.
The Thalia Verein will give a pic
nic at Voris' grove, South st., July
80. A good program has been pre
pared. Eugene Koerschner, brother of
Fred Koerschner (Poor Fritz) of
Grant st., has been appointed first
criminal police chief of Strasburg,
Ai'i To Mr. and Mrs. F. S. App,
Chicago, Wednesday, July 26, a
Joh'son. To Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Johnson, 708 Brown st., Monday,
July 17, a daughter.
Crank To Dr. and Mrs. C. C.
Crane, 588 West Exchange St., Mon
day, July 24, a daughter.
Smith To Mr. ami Mrs. Isliam
Smith, 147 Hazel St., Sunday, July
23, a son.
Waickaiaa To Mr. and Airs,
i'otor Waiekiunn, 20.i Washington
at.. Tuesday, July i'5. a sun.
Company F, Eighth Regiment will
meet Thursday evening at 7:80 at
the armory for skirmish drill. The
men will be sunnlicd with blank
I cartridges for the occasion.
I Natural Gas
I Notice to the Citizens of Akron :
: In order to introduce
: Akron in the shortest possible time the use of Natural i
Gas, The East Ohio Gas company will give
A Discount, From the Present Fixed Rates, of
5c For Each 1,000 Cubic Feet. I
i Of gas used for domestic purposes during the year com-1
I mencing July 1st, 1899, and ending July 1st, 1900.
As the company is making all house connections at
actual cost of materials and labor, it believes that this :
S saving in the price of gas will go largely towards the :
: expense of piping the houses and will give the company
the advantage of having every citizen (even the poorest) :
as a consumer, thus affording to all the best and chean- i
est fuel. To encourage the use of gas by manufacturers,
: special rates will be given on application at the office.
EAST OHIO GAS CO.
E. STRONG, F
Cost Division Supervisor
Lusk His Position.
Was Asked to Forward
Was Succeeded by F. J. Moser
Erie Loses Popular and Efficient
F. J. Moser of Youngstown, has
been given the position of division
supervisor on the local division of
the Erie road, in placeof A. J. Lusk,
of 109 Lincoln st., who tendered his
resignation to the company Tuesday.
Mr. Moser began the duties of his
new position Wednesday morning,
having charge of a gang of meu
making repairs on the track, near
Hill's, about three miles east of the
city, where the freight wreck occur
red Tuesday evening.
Mr. Lusk, who resigned, was a
railroad man of large experience.
Being possessed of those qualities
which command friendship and
esteem from those with whom he
was associated, Mr. Lusk has a
wide circle of friends in Akron and
along the entire division. He has
been supervisor on the local division
of the Erie for the past 14 years.
Prior to coming to Akron lie had
been connected with the Lake Shore
road, and was stationed at Cold
Water, Mich. His position with the
Lake Shore was that of assistant
roadmaster. Mr. Lusk was with the
Lake Shore road for a period of 20
years. He was also connected for a
short time with tho West Shore road.
It was through the influence of Chas,
Pane, who a' few years ago was prom
inent in railroad circles, hut now
with tho Standard Oil company, that
Mr. Lusk was brought to Akron.
There were many conjectures as to
why Mr. Lusk had resigned. Some
said that it had grown out of trouble
Wakes the food more delicious and whoJesorms
into all homes in the city of :
in rfprpneo to tho recent section
hand strike on the Erie.
Mr. Lusk was averse to discussing
the matter Wednesday morning, but
finally consented to the following in
terview with a Democrat reporter:
"I was asked to resign by Super
intendent C. A. Allen of the local
"I am led to believe by the super
intendent's action, that my resigna
tion was asked for by reason of a
popular opinion that I was friendly
to and in sympathy with the old
employes, whose places were taken
by the Italians."
"Were you in sympathy with tho
old employes?" Mr. Lusk was asked.
"I liked their work much better.
They could do a great deal more
work than the Italians; then I had
confidence in them, and they didn't
require attention all the time." . 'M
The preceding paragraphs con
tain all the statements Mr. Lusk
cared to make m reference to his
When asked about the situation at
present among the men on the divis
ion, Mr. Lusk said:
"Many of the old employes who
have not returned to work are at a
loss to know why the Italians were
imported and given $1.35 a day,
while they were kept working for
less money and refused a raise."
Report Forwarded to
State Board Charities.
County Expended $633 For Mainten
ance All Could-Read or Write.
Sheriff F. G. Kelly has prepared a
report showing the number of pris
oners confined in the county jail
from January 18 to the end of the
The report, which is forwarded to
the State Board of Charities, fol
Prisoners 42, married 22, single 20.
Born in Ohio 32, other states 6, for
Charged with felonies 25, misde
meanors 14, violation ordinances 3.
First offense 35, s-econd or more 7.
Able to read or write 42.
Number insane prisoners 12.
Sent to penitentiary 4, State re
formatory 8, workhouse 2.
Received from county for mainten
ance of prisoners $633, per day per
prisouer 50 cents.
Expended for repairs $175.
Condition jail Very bad. Special
committee appointed to urge County
Commissioners to make improve