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THE DAILY DEMOCRAT
Edw. S. Hartsr fni W. Syer
Editors and Mtnigere.
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IHS JLKRON DEMOQRA.T COMPANY
Democrat Block, Nos. 1 isna 117 V.lo it.
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OrriOEBB ADO DIBKCXORS.
President . Jahii V. Wklmii
Vice-President A.T. Paie
Secretary Feed W. Gayek
Treasurer "William T. 8a wybb
Edw. 8. Hartxk.. Jo. McNajiaka
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BLUFFS OR STUPIDITY WHICH?
Ever since the Zanesville conven
tion the Hanna newspapers of Ohio
have tried to disparage the Hon.
John R. McLean's candidacy for
governor. At no time have they
accepted the situation as serious, but
instead have attempted to convince
their readers that by reason of Mr.
McLean's nomination the Republi
can party will have a walk over at
the polls in November. The Cleve
land World, itself an uncompromis
ing Hanna organ, rebukes its con
temporaries for their short sighted
ness. Says the World :
"We invariably measure eminent
men by the public positions they
hold or have held.
"That is, instead of the statue, we
size up the pedestal.
"If we were to judge John R. Mc
Lean by this common measurement
he would, appear but a sorry figure,
for, though in politics nearly all his
life, he has never held political office
never been set up above the level
of the eye.
"But McLean's influence m the
politics of the state has been, through
long years, too potent and too un
doubted to permit of his being judged
by so poor, a standard.
"No man has so 6teadily impress
ed for the last 20 years his force upon
the Democracy of Ohio as has John
R. McLean. Other leaders have
sprung into prominence, exerted a
fleeting influence, weakened and
dropped back into obscurity; many
have flourished and have faded; but
McLean has ever been the same
the one Ohio Democrat who hold the
power to eventually make or mar
any leader in the party. He has
been the first man that every .candi
date in recent years has consulted.
He has been the man with whose op
position Democratic defeat was ever
certain and without whose support
success was impossible. While
holding himself in the background,
he has been the foremost, and, while
never appearing at the head, he has
always boon tho real leader.
"Let no Republican lay the sweet
miction to his soul that John R.
McLean is inexperienced in practical
politics because he has never beoua
candidate before. No other man in
this state and few in any state
knows so well the tricks of effective
Coming as it does from a Hanna
organ, this is no scant tribute to the
seriousness of Mr. McLean's candi
dacy from a. Republican point of
view. The additional fact that
Judge Nash and Chairman Dick are
now touring the state imploring
their followers, as they did at Akron,
not to be too confident in the ap
proaching campaign, indicates very
clearly one of two things either
that tho Hanna newspaper bureau,
in belittling the candidacy of Mr.
McLean and making extravagant
claims of Republican succe.ss is
guilty of gross political stupidity, or
it is simply bluffing.
The Philadelphia Record has
figured out that there have been
seventeen Governors elected in Ohio
since the end of the civil war in 1865.
Of this number four wcro-Democrais.
The time is ripe for the election of a
Democrat this year in the evolution
ary ups and downs of Buckeye poli
tics, tho last Democrat Governor
Campbell having been elected ten
It -was an easy matter to bring
Judge Tibbals and Col. Sanford into
line for the Hanna candidate by
offering them front seats in the band
wagon on campaign opening day, but
how about the fellows whose only
recognition is an invitation to shake
hands with Judge Nash? The
Machine must regard them as very,
Eveby booth rented from the Fair
management by Akron's merchants
helps to meet the expenses of the
great entertainment. Merchants
whose places of business are not in
the down town district should all bo
represented" in the booths.
The surviving soldiers of the Civil
War, members of the G. A. R., are
still numerous enough to make a
niiigniflceiit showing in their na
tional encampment at Philadelphia.
Long life and happiness to the vet
erans. Moit3 than a hundred thousand
people will visit Akron throughout
the week of the Fair. Akron's citi
zens will join in giving them a cor
dial welcome and in making their
visit a pleasant one.
Now let tho Weather Clerk do his
share and the Street Fair will be a
dfTRTfo EjSl fiaCOUNClLfe
Every public building in Akron
will be arrayed in gorgeous colors
during the week of the Free Carnival
and Street Fair. Owners of private
buildings should follow the example.
Every home in Akron should be
decorated throughout Street Fair
week with the national colors. This
will leave a pleasing impression upon
Akron's many visitors.
TO CURE LA GRIPPE IN TWO DAYS
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refund tho money
if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's
signature is on each box. 25c.
THE FATE OF THE MELON.
Whj- n. Hungry Family Waited For
It In Tain.
He was a family man, though evi
dently not of loug standing, for he had
not yet acquired the faculty of doing
the marketing without looking sheep
ish. Ke was buying provisions at a large
and central grocery the other day,
when for some reason or other he add
ed to the heap of parcels before him
a tine big watermelon.
"Going to carry them, did you say?"
remonstrated a clerk. "Melons are
mighty slippery. Better let me send it,"
But the family man shook his head
"I've stuck to them when I was go
ing at a dead run and climbing over
fences when I was younger, and I
guess I'll be able to stick to one now,"
he remarked loftily. "How much did
you say? AH right." And he strode
away with his possessions in his arms.
He might have got on very well If
he had not tried to look dignified. But
it Is hard for a man to look dignified
with a big watermelon under his aims.
At any rate he found it out, for as
he strode on to his car he felt an awful
slipping. There was no time to clutch.
Catch that car he must, and,. pressing
down on the slippery encumbrance as
bard as he could, but never deigning
to look at it, on he vent and was all
but safe, wbeu right at the car steps
there was a sudden slide, a crash, a
Juicy splutter, and there lay upon the
pavement the wreck of his melon.
He was dimly aware of a row of
grinning faces and a rush of news
boys to the. scene, but still stood, star
ing tragically down at the heap of
scarlet, while the car went on. Then,
nearly upset by the scrambling urchins,
he turned and strode away as dignified
as ever, but It's safe to predict that one
family at least went without melon
that night. Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Hope of the Future.
There is io other educational insti
tution equal to a well regulated horn a
t Dallas News.
E Of I E.
There Are Also. Many Others of
Good Qualities That Put the Stamp of
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Mrs. J. It. Thomas, 214 S. Spencer
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number of years. Sometimes the
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joints which I supposed to be 'lum
bago. I also had other symptoms of
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and. their continued use has com
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Morrow's Kid-ue-oids are not pills,
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Mailed on receipt of price. Manu
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chemists, Springfield, O.
Her F.lrjit Thought.
Mildred Have you ever thought that
your last moment had come? What an
awful feeling it is that comes over one
at such a time!
Gertrude Yes, I had that experience
once when I was out riding with a fel
low and his horse started to run away.
It seemed as if we would certainly be
dashed to pieces.
Mildred Anil what was the first
thing you thought of when -death
seemed to stare you in the face?
Gertrude A hole in the too of my
left stocking. I have never since then
run the risk of being found dead in
such a condition. Chicago Times-Herald.
'Mrs. Spellman wears all her best
summer clothes down to the office."
"Is she In love with anybody there?"
'No, but she says it scares her em
ployer so he doesn't give her much
work to do." Chicago Record.
LYou "Fagged Out,"
anil would II no to feel and look well, let ua
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Sold by Druggists. Price, 25c and 00c 8
Are You Neglecting
Don't do it.
Have them examined by
Hours, 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Sunday, 2 to 3 p. m.
The Matinee Races
Until After Street Fair
Akron Horses Right In It
' at Medina.
Kent and .Barberton Will Play
Joe Patchen Is King Again
1 1 was announced today that there
would be no more races given by the
Akron Driving club at Fountain
park until after the Street Fair.
It is probable tLat only ono more
meeting will be held as a large num
ber of the horses are making a fall
Akron Money Winners.
In the 3:00 class trot at Medina
Wednesday, Col. Stall's Freebooter
finished second, winning the third
heat, taking a record of 2:20.
Brewster Wilkes won the race.
Freebooter's mile was the fastest of
the race. Grace Elyria, owned by
E. SI. Ganyard won fourth money.
The 2:22 pace was won by Ralph R.
Best time 2:17. Wardetta, driven
by William Richardson, was fourth.
The members of the Akron Poul
try and Pet Stock association are
making elaborate preparations for a
fine show in Akron this winter. The
date set is the first week in January,
15)00. Special prizes are offered for
all kinds of stocks. The committees
at work on the matter have reported
Kent vs. Barberton.
The line-up of players for the base
ball game to be played Saturday afT
teruoon at 3 o'clock at Summit Lake
park between the teams of Barberton
and Kent is as follows :
Barberton Herbrandt p., Kochel
c, Hutchinson, lb., Macnamara 2b.,
Werntz s.s., Crile 3b., Miller l.f.,
Taylor or Randall c.f., St. John r.f.
Kent Spade p., E. Denning c, F.
Maskrey lb., h. Maskrey 2b., Hunt
s.s., Stevens 3b., .1. Denning l.f.,
Bachtel c.f., Frantz r. f-.
A good game is promised. Tak,e
Rapid Transit cars.
Patchen Is King.
Old Joe Patchen won a wonderful
race at the Fleetwood track in New
York Wednesday, defeating John It.
Gentry and Star Pointer iu decisive
style. In the last heat ha distanced
Star Pointer. Gentry succeeded in
getting inside the flag after a des
perate drive. Tho summary :
Free-for-all pacing, two in ihree
heats, purse $4,000.
Joe Patchen, blk.s., by Patclt-
Joe Young (Dickerson). 2 1 1
John R. Gentry, b.s., by Ash
land Wilkes (Andrews) . 3 3 2
Star Pointer, b.s., by Brown
Hal(McClary) 1 2dis
Timo by quarters:
Quar. Half. 3-qr. Mile.
First heat :)( 59; 1 :32 2 :04J
Second heat.. 8OJ4 69& 1:31 h 2:02
Third heat. 32j-4 1:02 1:33 2:01'
A GrnKNli;iper Story.
A live grasshopper will cat a dead
grasshopper. A Missouri farmer mixed
paris green and bran together and let
a grasshopper eat it. He died. Twen
ty ate him up. They died. Four hun
dred ate those 20, and they died. Elpdit
thousand ate those 400, and they died.
A hundred and sixty thousand ate
those 8,000 and died, and the farmer
was troubled no more.
Iu Its flight from the far west the
name of the statistician of this story
has ltecome separated from his fig
ures, hut the fact that the Incident oc
curred In Missouri Is regarded as evi
dence of its possibility. Now York
In (lie Swim.
Stuhb (at the he:icli)TTliere goes that
Miss HIghend. Don't" you think she's
Penn Couldn't say. 1 didn't see hnr
when she was In before. Chicago
Rear End Collision at Connells
SIX 3IKMKILLED NEAR CORKY, PA.
Erie Train Crashed Into h Freight on a
Mdluc Section of a Freight Crashed
Into Another In West Virginia Seen
Dead of A-pliyxiation.
Coxxellsvili.e, Pa., Sept. 7. Engi
nuer Murray lost control of a Baltimore
and Ohio emigrant train and it dashed
into the Cumberland accommodation.
Some of the injured were:
Hou. T. Robb de Yarnion of Dawson,
sprained and shocked.
Mrs. Mary Hamilton of Shauor,
shocked and bruised.
Sarah Thomas of Pittsburg, bruised
about the head and body.
Joseph Pitts: of Fort Hill, arm and leg
Alice Pore, Counellsville, badly
Quin Pore, Counellsville, leg bruised.
Sam Smith, Fort Hill, back -wrenched
Olive Poro, Counellsville, slight in
juries. Mrs. King of Laurel, W. Ya., limbs
caught iu the wreckage.
Michael Creim, Jimtown, limbs
caught by flying seats.
Miciiael Sieffen, Broadford, back and
Mrs. Thomas of Yanderbilt, foot
Mrs. George C. McGill of Dawson,
badly brnisea and severely shocked.
Mrs. J. E. Benson, ankle sprained.
L. lv. Zuck, Mt. Pleasant, bruised
kuee and face and head cut.
Walter Willing, Dry Hill, baud and
Engineer Haggerty prevented the
wreck being more serious by pulling
open the throttle and scuding the ac
Cokuy, Pa., Sept. 7. At tho block
Mgual station called Millers, west of
this city, tho New York and Chicago
vestibule limited train No. 5 crashed
into :m 01K.-U switch and collided with
extr.i westbound freight No. 127. The
Engineer Reuben Arnold, tr.iiu No. 5.
Conductor Henry Schaoffer, freight.
Flagman George Scliattz, freight.
John Hersch. tramp on passenger
Unknown tramp on baggage car.
The injured are:
Fireman James Plumb of the passen
ger train, broken ankle.
' A boy tramp, severely bruised.
The' dead and injured trainmen re
sided iu Meadville and John Hersch in
Hu.N-moTox. W. Va., Sept. 7. In
Dingess tunnel, on the Norfolk and
Western railroad, a throught freight
separated a short time belore entering
the tunnel, aud when the trainmen
checked up for the station on the north
side the last section cashed into the
train. Seven persons were slightly
bruised, but it is believed that the death
of all resulted from asphyxiation. The
John B. Challiu, a hreman.
Charles A. Booth, a brakemau of
F. C. Arqher, a brakenian of Keuova.
Four tramps, found under some
Another tramp had both legs broken
and will probably die.
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A Prominent Virginia Editor Had Almost
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time and thought I was past being
cured. I had spent much time and
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all hopes of recovery and await the
result, but noticing the advertise
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some testimonials stating how some
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After taking a few doses I was en
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I ever did in my life. O. R. Moore.
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RoTibcil and Then Miidc to Slntr.
Seuor Manuel Garcia, the oldest pro
fessor of music in the world, was born
91 years ago iu Spain. He left his na
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owiug to Wellington's advance on Ba
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father iu Mexico, aud they were "held
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aud (hen compelled the Garclas to slug
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LEAGUE GAMES YESTERDAY.
At Chicago Chicago, 4 runs, 11 hits and 3
errors: Pittsburg, 5 runs. 111 hits and 1 error.
Batteries Garvin and Donahue; Leever and
Bowerman. Umpires O'Day and McDonald.
At New York New York, 4 runs, 4 hits
and 1 error: Brooklyn, ti runs, 11 hits aud 4
errors. Batteries Boheny and. O'Neill; Mc
James and Farrell. Umpires Emslie and
Divyer. Attendance, 1,'MO.
AtBston-Bjston,3run, 9 hits and 4 er
ror?; Baltimore, j runs. 10 hits and 1 error.
Batteries Lewi and Bergen; Nops, Smith
and holiiiiMin. Umpires Snyder and Mc
Oarr. Attendance. -V--KI.
Mamllng of the Clubs.
V. L. Pc W. I. Pc.
Brooklyn... 8.' :W .003 l'ittsburB.61 59 .508
Phila. Tt! 4ii .Oil Chicago 61 lil .500
Boston 7-1 4!i .Bid Louisville .-SJ li." .449
Baltimore-OS 13 -5dj New York4'J i .41:
Cincinnati Sii 5i .07 Wasn't ton. 41 77 .347
St. Lmis....UU 31 .501 Cleveland...l9 107 .151
llaniel Scheduled For Today.
Louisville at Pittsburg, Boston at Brooklyn,
Baltimore at Now York; Washington at Phila
delphia, Cleveland at Chicago and Cincinnati
at St. Louis.
Interstate League Gained.
At New Castle New Castle, 5 runs, 11 hits
and 1 error: bpringficld, 1 run, 7 hits and 3
errors. Bitteries Wadsworth and Graffius;
Wolfe and Beville.
At Mansfield Mansfield, 2 runs. 6 hits and 5
errors: Toledo, 0 runs. 5 hits and 1 error.
Batteries ililler and Belt; Gates and Myers.
At Wheeling Wheeling, 5 runs, 11 hits and
2 error: Fjrt Wayne, 3 runs, 8 hits and 0 er
rors. Batteries Poole, Donahue and Cote;
Guese and Bergen. .
At Youngstown Youngstown, 2 runs, 5 hits
1 error; Dayton, S run, 9 hits and 2 errors.
Batteries Crowe and. Lattimer; Moore and
luterstate League Standing.
W. L. Pc W. L. Pc
Mansfield ...-70 43 .613 Y'n'gstown-54 70 .485
Ft. Wayne...77 52 .597 Wheeling..54 71 .433
Toledo 77 52 597 Dayton 52 75 .409
New Castlc-70 54 .505 Springfield-. SI .354
Games Scheduled For Today.
Toledo at Mansfield, Dayton at Youngstown,
Springfield at New Castle and Fort Wayne at
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Site Tnrncd the Laugh.
She is from the fur southwest aud
011 her lirst visit to the city, but all at
tempts to chaff her have been reactive.
"I suppose," said her host, with a wiuk
to the others at tho table, "the cyclone
you had just before leaving carried
away a township or two and pasted
them against the mountains beyond?"
"l'es, and stood one of the mountains
on its apex, where It spun like a top.
But the most interesting feature to me
was the hail. The stones, were not
very large, hut nearly all of them
were hand painted and some had
horns." Detroit l-'rec -Press. .
A YiimiK Captain.
Captaiu 13. lioss Smith of the One
Hundred and Fifty -ninth Indiana
volunteers, who, It Is said, had the
distinction of being tho youngest cap
tain iu the United States service dur
ing the Spanish-American war, has
again been honored with a cap
taincy In the United States serv
ice, lie was only 19 years old when he
took his company to tho field. Ho is
the only son of Captain S. M. Smith,
a veteran of the civil war, and his
home is in Washington, Ind.
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RINGS "HOLD HIS FATE.
Dreyfus' Future Depends on
SEW MOVE BY THE PBOSECUTIOX.
rtlllot lutiuiated That if Eiterhazy Was
Guilty, lie Wh Ureyfus' Accomplice.
Violent scenei Followed Jouaust
bliuus I! is Prejudice Agalut Defense.
Ren.ni, France, Sept. 7. The gen
eral opinion prevailed here that if the
kait-er consents to allow Colonel
Schwartzknppi-n, tho German military
attache 111 Paris 111 lbU4. to testify be
fore the conrtiiinrtial, or to seud a depo
sition, or, wlut is considered still more
probable, to allow his deposition to be
accompanied by" the actual documents
mentioned iu the bordereau, then Drey
fus is saved.
If the emperor, however, decides that
ir is not in the interests of Germany for
Colouel Schwartzkoppeu to intervene,
tneu Dreyfus' case is hopeless and his
Emperor William has gome to Wnrt
emburg from Alsace-Lorraine andKing
Huuibtrt is at Turiu. Conuuunication
between the two monarchs is, there
lore, somewhat complicated, and as
they will undoubtedly agree upou identi
cle measures in replying to M. Labon's
apjK-al. it is possible that several days
will elapse before their decision is
The ouiuiou generally held here is
that Einperor William aud King Hum
bert will allow Colouel Schwartzkoppeu
and Colonel Panizzardi to be examined
bv a rogatory commission aud their de
positions to be sent to Rennes with sup-
niemeutarr eviuence irom me origimus
of Esterhazy's treasonable communica
Renxes, France, Sept. 7. Eugene de
Cerunsclu, tho Austrian refugee aud
witness for tho prosecution, was exam
ined in secret session at the Dreyfus
Senator Tr.u'ieux, former minister of
justice, resumed his deposition at tho
open session. M. Trarieux took up the
testimony of Saviguaud, tho witness for
the prosecution who had asserted that
lie had seen letters addressed to M.
Schcurcr-Kestuei by Picquart while
Saviguaud was Picquart's orderly in
M. Trarieux declared that Saviguaud
was a perjurer, liiuting that the officers
had Uiillcd Saxignaud on the testimony
he should give.
Saviguaud replied, reiterating the
truth of his previous testimony.
Lieutenant Colonel Picquart then
arose aud repeated his denial of Savig
M. Trarieux reviewed tho question of
the Petit Bleu which he said he was
convinced was authentic. He pro
ceeded to comment upon tho question
able role played by Commandant Iiiuth
in tho affair
Tho commandant declared that he
had acted honestly-throughout and that
lie had not the least doubt of Lieuten
ant Coionel Picquart's falsification of
the1 Petit Bleu in order to incriminate
Commandant Lauth asserted that Lieu
tenant Colonel Picquart on one occa
sion had takeu to a reception, in the
presence of Mesdames Henry and Lauth,
a woman, Madame D , who was the
wife of a magistrate, and Lauth inti
mated, Picquart's mistress.
. Xieutcnant Picquart arose and cried:
"I protest absolutely."
At the same time there arose from
tho spectators a chorus of indignant
cries of "canaille 1" "cochon 1" and
General Zurlinden, formorly minister
of war, spoke in justification of his ac
tion wliile ho was military governor ot
Paris and minister of war iu the matter
of the prosecution of Lieutenant Colo
nel Picquart, taking the ground that
tuo measuro was absolutely necessary
in order that the conrt should clear up
the charge of forgery against Picquart.
Moreover, General Zurlinden said the
minister of justice had persuaded him
to send Lieutenant Colonel Picquart be
fore a military court.
M. Trarieux replied to General Zur
linden, reproaching him with Lieuten
ant Colonel Picquart's ten mouths' iu
Later M. Labori tackled General Zur
linden, who admitted that the magis
terial inquiry showed that the Petit
Bleu was not tampered with when it
first arrived at the intelligence depart
ment and that "consequently Picquart
could uot have boen guilty, as alleged,
of distorting the documout.
M. Labori asked tliat M. Paleologue,
tho expert of tho foreign office, be con
sulted with reference to tho reading be
fore the court of diplomatic documents
which established irrefutably the au
thenticity of tho Petit Bleu. Tho fol
lowing dialogue was reported as oc
curring: 11. Paleologue 1 do ..jtpuiaw the document
M. Labori Tho document relates to a con
versation between 31. Deleave, former prime
minister, ami;Coiuit Von JIunstcr-Ledenburg,
(ienuam ambassador to Paris, in which the
ambassador is represented to have baid that
Colonel Schwartzkoppeu admitted he had
SfUt MajorfEsterhazyiaJiumber of telegraph
M. Paleolosuo I can only confirm 31. La
bori's statement. There is in the diplomatic
dossier a document reciting a conversation
betwts'ii M. Delcasso and Count Von Munster
Lcdenburg, who sta'ted that Colonel Schwartz
koppeu sent Major Esterhazy a number of
pouts bleu (telegrams). As regards the Petit
Bleu in this ease Colonel Schwartzkoppeu
could not .say he had written it himself be
cause he had not seen it, but tho ambassador
mil lie believed that it had been sent by him
M. Trarieux agaiu entered upou a
long statement in the course of which
he said Major Esterhazy was acquitted,
Colonel Jouaust stoppod M. Trarieux,
saying he must not speak that way of
judges. M. Trarieux roplied that he
had not referred to judges, but to La
Colonol Jouaust then pointed out that
M. Trarieux was taking M. Labori 's
place and making a regular speech for
General Billot declared that M. Trar
ieux had delivered an eloquent oration,
but that it was special pleading for
Dreyfus and Picquart and m arraign
ment of former ministers.
General Billot praised Lieutenant
Colonel Picquart for his sorvicos iu tho
army, ana dec area mat no Had had the
greatest confidence in him a confidence
which, however, no had sinco been
compelled to withdraw. .
Replying to M. Labori, General Bil
lot accepted entire responsibility for tho
receipt given to Major Estorhazy for
the "document liberatour" by the chief
of tho cabMiut, aud expressed the opiu
iou that even r-roof of Esterhazy's guilt
would not acquit Droyfus, as often sev
eral culprits wore mixed up iu espion
age. The following was reported to
SI. Labori That goes without saying. But
excuse mo, Jlr. President, it- has never been
taid that Dreyfus had an accomplice in Ester
hazy. Wo must know If tho prosecution or
accusation is approaching that theory.
At this juncture tho prisoner startled
the court by shouting in ringing toues:
"I protest against such an odious ao-
K'usamrMHWMiiriiKiintri'Wnn an nmn in nam r 1
Colonel Jouaust t must ask you, 31. Labori.
to observe more moderation.
31. Labori I never uttered an immoderate
Colonel Jouaust Your tone is improper.
31. Labori I am not altosether master of
Colom-1 Jouaust Unless you can control
your torn-1 forbid you to speak.
31. Labori I must submit to your ruling,
but I note the fact that I am forbidden to
speak every time I enter upon ground where
ray position is irresistible.
This retort by couusel for the defense
aroused immense excitement in tho
courtroom. Cheers broke out, drown
ing the murmurs of the generals and
Colouel Jouaus,t, after quiet had been
restored, remarked that if the.demon
stiatiouM were renewed the courtroom
would be cleared. The president of tfie
courtmurtial then asked M. Labori if he
had any questions to put.
31. Labori I ieaiv respectfully; but since it
is impossible for me to approach those ques
tions which are the very core of the trial I re
serve thd riht to adopt such line of action as
my responsibility and the rights of the de
fense compel me to take.
Colonel Jou lust (sharply) Sit down.
31. Labori 1 resume my seat; but not by
Major Gailopiu, an offiier of the ar
tillery, was then examined. He proved
a rather unfavorable witness for Drey
fus, whom ho declarea he ouce met on
the Boulevard St. Germain carrying a
volumiuous package which he said con
taiued secret papers treating of mobili-'-ation
and which he was carrying to the
Dreyius was questioned regarding
this statement by Major Gallopin and
admitted that he sometime took docu
ments home to facilitate work, but he
said tiiat he did not recall the particu
lar incident to which Major Gallopin
The uext witness, Major Hirsch-Anel,
deposed that ho heard Dreyfus express a
desire to go to the manoeuvres. Major
Hirsch-Anel, however, could not re
member tho exact date.
Captain Dreyfus replied: "It is very
possible that I expressed regrets that I
would be uuable to go to the mauoeu
vers, and what is certain, we all knew
that none of the probationers would
Lieut. Col. Picquart. was called to the
witness staud aud said that Dreyfus
never applied to him for leave to go to
the manoeuvres, adding that he was sur
prised no inquiry had been made upon
'this point to tho chief of Dreyfus' bu
reau. Tho deposition of Lieutenant Colonel
Dn Paty Do Clam which, was takeu by
Magistrate Travenicr, was then road.
It was more remarkable as being a repe
tition of De Clam's former ovideuce
tlnui as containiug any new revclatious.
LAST OF THE VOLUNTEEBS.
Iowa Itojs About Heady to Kuibark For
Home Filipinos Issued
Manila, Sept. 7. The Iowa regiment,
the last of the volunteer organizations
on duty iu the island of Luzon, has been
withdrawn from Calnlnt to barracks at
Calucau preparatory to 'departing for
home. The number who will sail is 806.
Less than 300 of tho regiment were left
on duty at the front Jwheu the order
came for their relief, 406 being on the
sick list. Seventy -five members of the
regiment have re-enlisted. Not one of
the regiment was killed in battle.
Thirty-nine members of tho regiment,
however, were wounded and nine died
The insurgents continued to make
demonstrations in the vicinity of Inius.
The American outposts were obliged to
fire volleys some nights.
Tho facts concerning the recently re
ported fighting between Dato Muudi
and the insurgents were that the insur
gents attacked a village in the Dato's
dominions on neighboring islands, kill
ing two of the villagers. The Dato's
men subsequently drove off tho insur
gents, of whom several were killed.
The recent isue of Filipino paper
money amounted to $3,000,000. The ac
ceptauco" of this issue was made obhga-
tory and the bills were made redeema
ble in three years.
Clival Veterans Slet.
Philuiki.imiia, Sept. C. The four
teenth aim nal convention of the .Na
tional Association of Naval Veterans
was begun here. Two hundred and
fifty delegates were in attendance, in
cluding ail of the officers of the associa
tion. SO DIFFERENT.
Lots of Claims Like This But
Local Proof Is What Akron
There are a great many of them.
Every paper has its share.
Statements hard to-believe, harder
Statements from .far away places.
What people say in londa.
Public expression from California.
Oftimes good indorsement there,
But of little service here at home.
Akron people want local proof.
The sayings of neighbors, friends
Home indorsement counts.
It disarms the skeptic; is beyond
This is the backing that stands be
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Here is a case of it:
Mr. Henry Gheon, of 219 Hickory
street, stationary engineer, says:
"Doan's Kidney Pills cured my
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store aud taking the treatment I had
a disagreeable sensation in the back
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symptoms of weakened and irregu
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removed theso sumptoms and I can
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ed promptly whenever I resorted to
them on the slightest appearance of
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Doan's Kidney Pills are sold for 50
cents a box. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Buffalo, N. Y. Sole agents for the
for the U. S. Remember tho name
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A. Warner, druggist, 20S E. Market.
Ask you Grocer to-day to show you
a package of GfiAIN-O, the new food
drink that takes the placo of coffee.
Tho children may drink it without
injury as well as tho adult. All who
try it, like it. GEAIN-0 has that
rich seal brown of Mocha or Java, 5
but it is made from puro grains, and
tho most delicate stomach receives it
without distress. the prico of coffee.
15 cents and 25 cents per package.
Sold by all grocers.
Tastes like Coffee
Looks like Coffee
Accept no imitation. ?
Rifles and Shot Guns
OF ALL KINDS
Ammunition and Sporting Goods
4 Special attention given to re-
j pairing Guns. Builders' Hard-
ware, Piute Glass, Mixed
b Paints, Lead, etc. Prices right.
f Louis Biokel
Phone 638 511 South Main st.
WHEAT G7 CENTS.
Sept. 7 3-p.m. Butter, 'creamery
27c, country 22-21c, lard 10c; eggs
18c: chickens, 16c per lb. dressed,
spring chicken. 35c a piece.
Corn, ear 25c pr bushel,
shelled 48c; oats 32c; hay 60c
a hundred; straw 35c a hundred.
Lettuce 8 to 10c per pound. Head
Now onions, three bunches for 5c.
Radishes, two bunches for 5c,
Cucumbers, 2 for 5c.
Celery 10c a bunch.
AVax Beans 10c a measure.
Tomatoes, home grown 5c a 2 qt.
New beets, 2 for 5c.
Summer squash, 5c to 10c a piece.
Now potatoes, 65c a bu.
Home grown cabbage, 5 to 10c head
Greeu Corn 12)c doz.
Wheat 67c; oats 20 to 22c; corn,
ear, 19c; corn, shelled, 36c; hay,
$10; rye, 55c.
Butter, creamery, 22c; country 15
to 17c; lard, 6 to 6Kc; eggs. 12 to 13c;
chickens, live 7Jc, dressed lie.
Navy beans, $1.34, $1.40; marrowfat
beans $1.50, $1.65.
Cured hides, No. 1, 8J No. 2, 8c,
green,No. 1, 7Jc, No. 2 6)c, cured
calf skins, No. 1, lO.u, No. 2, 9o;
green, No. 1, 9c; No. 2, 8c; tallow,
No. 1, 4c; sheep pelts, 35c; lamb skins
Pork, dressed, 5' to 6 live 4) to 5c;
beef, dressed, 7c to 8Jc, live
3Jc to 6c: mutton, live. 4c to 5c;
dressed, 8Jc to 9c; spring Iamb,
10 to lie, pork, loins, 9c; veal, live
o)c to 6, dressed, 10c.
Sucar-cured ham.lOKc to lllnc:
shoulder, 6J to 7c; California ham,
1 iu fu, uiiuuii, 1 iu ojcj uncu ueei,
15 to 18c; lard, simon pure, 6
in tub; 6c in tierces; country
kettle fie: pure lard. 6c.
Hemlock bill stuff $17 per m
Norway bill stuff $20 per m
Yellow pine siding No. 1 $27 per m
Yellow pine flooring No. 1 common
$23 per m
Yellow pine ceiling No. 1 $27 per m
White pine lath No. 2 $3.80 per 1000
Clear red cedar shingles $3.40 per
Clear-hemlock shingles $2.50 per
DOtf'T BUY LUMBER
Until you get our prices and see
The Hankey Lumber Co.,
Wholesale and retail dealers In
And manufacturers of
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc.
1036 South Main St. - Akron, O.
is reached quickly and com
The Overland Limited
Of the Chicago, Union Paci
iic & North-Western line,
leaving Chicago every day
at 6:30 p.m., reaching Cali
fornia in three days.
The Pacific Express leaves
Chicago every night at 10:30.
No change of cars, choice
of route going and returning
.aud long time limit on
For particulars apply to
your nearest ticket agent or
Chicago &. North-Western Ry.
Chicago, 193 Clark st.
Cleveland. 127 The Arcade
Joseph Heler, whoso place of resilience Is
unknown, will tnkt notice that on the M
day of August, 1SW. Rosa Heler ttnly eoni
menceil 11 civil notion In the Court of Com
mon Picas of Summit county, Ohio, praying
a iljvorct' from snlil Joseph Meier, on tho
grounds of cross neglect of duty, for ali
mony, custody mill guanllnnshlp of minor
cliliiiren anil eiiuiini'io rcnei.
Snlil o wHIIk' for hearing on and after
October 1 1. 1S'..
AXI1KKW J. WII.HKI.M.
Attorney for rialiitllf.
Aug 21-31 Sept 1-T-1I-S1 3
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n.l.l! a nil flnl flrnnlaf
ftfC, aJvtra rrlUM. UBlMUIi
lbf. v:i tia Moo ribbon. Take
In ittnr lor pkrUmtu', ittimiUl ul
Mall. 10.000 TMllmoaUU. Jfmm .T!at
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