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DIAMONDS, WATCHES, SILVER
WARE and NOVELTIES
All new fall designs' just received. As
usual, our prices are below others.
Bninffartar Jeweler and Optician
. WmgeriCr, is5 South Howard street.
AKRON DAILY DEMOCRAT
Atomizers & Perfiimes
STEINBACHER S, jut Market
VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 133
AKRON, OHIO, FRIDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 22, 1899.
PRICE ONE CENT
Col. Sanford's Arm.
Wash G. Johnston Will
March All Alone.
made for Roosevelt day. It -was de
cided if the streets are' dusty Satur
day to employ an extra force of
sprinklers. Barrels of good drink
ing -water and tin cups will be placed
at various convenient places along
the streets. Everything is now in
readiness for the reception of the
Parade Will Start at
Big Crowd Coming to Welcome
Arrangements Are Ctfmpleted
"What's new this morning Colo
nel?". asked a Democrat reporter of
Col. H. C. Sanford. .
"Oh, nothing," he said, "except
Wash. Johnston refuses to march
with me in the parade. While I am
sorry myself, my friends say it is the
best thing for me."
.The Roosevelt day parade will
form on South Main fit. at Exchange
at 1 :?50, and travel over the following
route. North on Main to Howard,
north on Howard to Market, east on
Market to Main, south on Main to
Mill, countermarch on Main to Mar
ket, east on Market to Union, north
Union to Perkins, west on Perkins
to Grace park where the addresses
of the dav, will be delivered.
Indications are that a big crowd
will be in Akron Saturday to see
Governor Teddy Roosevelt.
A special train from Cleveland, on
which will be members of the Tippe
canoe club and others to the number
of 1,000 will arrive attboNorth How
ard st. depot at 11:20; a special from
Canton to Akron will arrival at 12,
bringing aboutTOO people; the regu
lar train from Columbus, arriving at
10:33, will have extra coaches, and
bring between 500 and 600 people;
two extra coaches will be attached
to B. & O. train No. 46 at Chicago
Junction, arriving here at 6:05 a.m.
Special Erie trains will arrive from
n a.m. to 1:30 p.m. No estimate has
as yet been made of the crowds that
will come on the Erie. Special
trains will arrive as follows: From
Alliance 10:30; from Galion 10:45;
from Youngstowu 11:35; from Co
lumbus 12 m. A special is expected
from liorain, and also one to bring
crowds from New Philadelphia,
Urichsville and other pointsalong
The general committee met at Re
publican headquarters Thursday
night to review the arrangements
Chief of Police H. H. Harrison has
appointed the following policemen
to do duty tomorrow:
A. McLaughlin, Aug. Haberkost,
John Madden, P. J. Cummins, James
McGowau, Dennis Collins, Cyrus
Reading, O.S.Ely, O. L. "Walker,
Jacob Baur, Chas. McCune, Wm.
McCormick, Warren Fuller, H. S.
Getz, Chas. Fenton, Joseph "YVerne,
Franklin Spidel, R. Hoffman, Frank
lin Hailstock, John R. Putt, Wm.
Downing, John Crawford, Chas.
Rodenbaugh, Andrew Harp, Abner
Danforth. A. E. Stewart, C. W.
Wright, J. M. Harding, Lester Hast
ings, Samuel Zimmerman, George
Senator Mark Hanna, Col. Dick
and Hon. Gao. K. Nash will arrive
i n the city from Columbus at 6 o'clock
Saturday morning. Hanna and Dick
will stop at the Empire House and
Nash at the Buchtel. Gov. Theodore
Roosevelt will arrive with the Cleve
land delezation on the special train
which will reach the North Howard
st. station about 11:30.
Canton The Stark county contin
gent to the Akron meeting on Satur
day will be large, and Thayer's mili
tary band will head the delegation.
The Tippecanoe badge for the
oneninc meeting at Akron will be a
strip of white satin at the top of
which is "Tippecanoe Club, Cleve
land," says the Leader. In the cen
ter, in large letters, the name of the
candidate for "Governor, "Nash,"
and following that, "Opening meet-in-'.
Akron, O., September 23d, 189!)."
At the end of the badge, in small
type, appears the slogan tor tne
Tippecanoe and George Nash, "too.
The unfonn of the club, as usual,
will be silk hats and canes or umbrellas.
Among Senator Hauna's callers
yesterday were Hon. Chas. F. Dick,
Congressman from the Nineteenth
district, colonel of the Eighth In
fantry, Ohio National Guard, secre
tary of the National Republican
committee, and chairman of the
State Republican Executive com
mittee; E. A. Hershey, county clerk
of Summit county, and E. R. Har
per, ex-mayor of Akron and allotting
agent for the Indian Territory, says
The Summit county men, includ
ing Col. Dick, were here to settle the
final arrangements for the Akron
meeting. It was at their suggestion
that the train schedules were altered.
They were of the opinion that the
train bearing Governor Roosevelt
not arrive in Akron too
Mr. Hershey said that
than 50,000 people would
Akron from outside
He also said the meetiug
I An Important Notice
Our stock is very com
plete, the best styles are rep
resented in our stock.
Golf Cape Styles
And prices have struck the
"We sell itood Koods at
E lowest possible prices.
155 and 157
South Howard street.
would reprehent the largest political
gathering ever held there, and that
the arrangements would be complete
for the accomodation of the large
Blown Into His Eyes by
Serious Injury to Edward Wright-
Face Badly Burned.
Edward, 16-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. George W. Wright, of 108
Beck av., was injured by an explo
sion of powder Thursday evening.
Edward had a tent in the back
yard of his home, and Thursday
evening decided to take it down.
When the main stake was pulled up
quite a hole was left in the ground.
The lad procured some powder and
.wrapping .it in a piece of paper,
placed it in the hole, and lit a fuse.
The explosion occurred sooner
than Edward had designed. He was
standing beside the hole. Both eyes
were filled with dirt and powder,and
his face was badly burned.
Dr. Harry Todd and D. H. Lewis,
the oculist were called to the Wright
home to attend to the injured boy.
They are of the opinion that Edward
will not lose his eyesight, although
his injuries are very serious.
Because of the accident, it is prob
able that the case against him in
Common Pleas court will be dropped.
We have scoured the markets of this
country in order that Ave may this fall place
before our patrons, everything in the way of
Mens', Boys' and
Which is best, newest and most serviceable, at
the lowest possiple price consistant with the
high standard demanded of us.
Our Fall Stock
Is now ready for your inspection, so without
further ado or blare of trumpets we ask you, at
I your convenience and leisure, to inspect our fall
i offerings and pass judgment upon them, today,
! tomorrow, or whenever von choose.
Warwick Has an Artesian Well That
Is a Roarer.
Warwick has an artesian well
which is a gusher, says the Fulton
Signal. On Friday last while David
Smith was drilling for water for his
saw mill engine, in the woods, near
the creek south of Warwiok he
struck a large well of water. Its
force was so great as to blow out the
pipes and flood the whole, woods.
They used earth, rocks and timber to
stop the flow, but it still gushes.
They struck this seemingly subter
ranean reservoir at a depth of some
30 feet. The supply seems to be suf
ficient to furnish water for a good
Of Secret Compound
Filed Petition Asking Fop
Asks For Title to 525
Action to Enforce Liability of
. Koch & Co.
Akron's Greatest Clothiers
Of Atlantic & Great Western R. R.
Employed by Erie.
Hon. D. C. Coolman reentered the
service of the Erie railroad last week,
says the Ravenna Republican. He
has charge of the construction work
of the double track between Akron
and Ravenna. Mr. Coolman was the
first engineer on the Atlantic & Great
Western and is now at work on the
road between Akron and Tallmadge,
where he put. through the first track
40 years ago.
M. E. Falor, Wabash ave., frame
J. E. Leighton, Adolph ave., frame
Elizabeth Wilhelm, Sherman st.,
Frank Tragester, 149 Bare street,
W. S. Franks. 603 E. Buchtel ave.,
frame barn. "
Karl Pardee, Main st., frame ad
dition. Akron Foundry Co., Washington
st., brick addition.
Charges Against Picket Dismissed
Court House News.
A petition filed iu Common Pleas
court September 6, has been kept
from the files until today.
Much difficulty was experienced in
getting service on one of the defend
ants and for that reason the" case
was not made pnblic.
The action is brought by George K.
Peay, the inventor of a secret com
pound and process for the manufac
ture of paint. He alleges that his
invention is now being used by the
Carrara Paint Co. of Barberton. The
delendants are the corporation
named, J. K. Robinson, Orlando E.
Robinson and H. C. Chipman. He
claims that the company agreed to
give him 525 shares of stock in con
sideration of its being given the use
of his invention. Peay alleges that
the company has not lived up to its
agreement. He asks that the de
fendant be restrained from transfer
ring any stock on the books of the
company, that a receiver be appoint
ed to take charge of all the stock
and that on the final hearing of the
case he bo awarded the ownership of
525 shares. The company is capital
ized at $50,000.
"Mary A. Farst, a creditor of the
Akron Shoe company, in the sum of
$1,000 has commenced an action to
enforce the liability of stockholders.
She says the company is insolvent.
The stockholders and the amount
held by each is as "follows: Champ
S. Franks $700; F. T. Lyon $400;
James L. Shirey $100; W. H. Miller
$100; Hattie Johnson $200; Peter E.
Johnson $200; John R. Farst $600;
C.C.Davison $500; Henry Huether
$300; W. 0. Hall $300; Charles J.
Knapp $1,600; H. C. Guss $100; J". H.
Spuller $1,500; Emanuel Spuller $500;
Charles Dietz $100; Nick Huber
$600; Mary A. Farst $1,0Q0; F. E.
Smith $600; Anna M. Billow $400;
H. H. Miller $300.
The case of the State vs. Sheridan
Pickett has been dismissed on
motion of Prosecutor Wanamaker.
The defendant was charged with
assault and battery. He pays costs
amounting to $17.70.
The case of the State vs. Frank
Kuntz was heard iu Common Pleas
court Friday. He was indicted for
an alleged assault on Anna Clark at
a Sunday picnic south of the city
The will of Frederick Huber was
filed Friday. His wife, Catherine is
given the life use of all real and per
The Upham-Brouse Co.
IN ALL THE NEW
' FIRST RECRUIT.
Harry H. Hogarth. Veteran of Spanish
War Enters the Service.
Lieutenant Ira F. Morrison, the
new recruiting officer, has opened
headquarters in room No. 5503 Everett
blook. He will remain here until
Harry H. Hogarth of l'Jo Lincoln
St., aged 25 years; an old member of
Battery F, and who served during
the Spanish-American war in Cuba
and Porto Rica, was the first recruit
to eniist. He will be sent to Cleve
land Monday and from their he will
go to Jefferson Barracks in St.
F.-M. Cooke is in Cleveland to
N. R. Steiuer is in Canton today on
W.'H. Vogtof Allegheny, Pa., is
in the city.
J. K. Robinson of Chicago is stop
ping at the Buchtel.
Mrs. Edgar Williams, 127 AVooster
ave., who has been ill, is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Knox of South
College st., very pleasantly enter
tained a number ot friends Thursday
eVernfngT " -
Mr. R. C. Tucker and daughter,
Goldie, of Shidler, Ind., are visiting
with Mr. and Mrs. J. A. AVintrode,
106 Bates st.
Emery E. Morribou, wife and
daughter of Elwood, lud., are visit
ing his parents, Mi. and Mrs. J. H.
Morrison, 121 Park Place.
Mrs. Chas. Hard and daughter,
Mi'sr Ethel of Pittsburg, returned
home Thursday after a visit of a few
weeks' with Mrs. George Carpenter
of this city.
Mrs. E. J. Cauflield, '518 AVest
Market St., entertained about 20
ladies at six o'clock tea, Thursday
evening. The evening was pleasantly
spent in cardb and various games.
Miss Mabel S. Benner. enter
tained the C. O. D. club at
dinner last evening, the occasion
being her birthday anniversary. She
received many beautiful presents.
Mrs. D. Herberich had a pleasant
surprise htbt evening, by Miss
Arnold's Mandolin club, iu honor of
her birthday anniversary. Mr. Chas.
Herberick, her son, and Mr. Fred
Plappert returned home from Min
neapolis, in time to be present.
Light refreshments were served.
J. K. Robinson of Chicago, and
James Hopk ins of St. Louis, members
of the Diamond Match company,
were registered at the Buchtel Fri
day morning. They also conferred
briefly witli local members of the
company, but their visit was not
significant of any thing especially im
portant. They were on their way
home from New York.
Payment On Check Made
After Hours. -
That the Drawer Did Not
Have Any Deposit.
Asked to Explain
After her death thj
estate is to bo given to the children,
Probably local showers tonight
share and sh'are alike.
Barbara Fornecker lias tiled a oe
tltion asking for a divorce from
'Jacob Fornecker. They were mar
ried in 1894. She alleges gross neg-.
Jacob Facig was taken to the Can
ton workhouse Thursday.
Charles GunzeuhauBon, Germany,
was naturalized Thursday. Gottlob
I Kramer witness.
AGENT FOR BLOCK Messrs.
AValsh have secured Jesse P. Dice to
represent them as agent for their
fine new business block, South Main
POLES FOR TELEPHONES
The erection of telephone poles for
the People's Telephone company has
begun on East Market and Arling
STEROPTICON VIEWS Ser
geanta Andreae and Reeves who will
give a steropticon exhibition on Ma
nila and the Philippines Monday
night, are just returning to Washing
ton from the islands where they
have been doing photographic work
for the government. Their enter
tainment promises to be full of instruction.
Samuel Johnson, Akron
Emma Benson, Akron . .
-.Get your dinner- and supper to
morrow at 304 East Mill St., served
by ladies of AVext Cougrogational
church. Dinner 'Joe. supper 15c.
Lunch at all hours.
Dr. Brice Steane, late organist at
St. Paul's Episcopal church, of whom
mention was made in Thursday's
Democrat, relative to his leaving
the city without paying bills, aggre
gating a large amount, had from
time to time kept a small account
with the City National bank.
The deposits being small, the ag
gregated sum to his credit in the
bank was never large, as he always
checked closely; but the iron-clad
rule in Akron which permits no
overdrawing, he never attempted to
violate, until he was ready to leave
Just when he was ready to start it
is said that he gave checks on the
City National bank to several trades
men for necessaries.
. Only one of these checks has thus
far been presented at the bank. It
was issued to Byrider Bros., pro
prietors of the Rlack Bear Store, and
called for $10. The chock was given
after banking hours and was a pay
ment on a bill of about' $25. Pay
ment on the check was refused.
At the Grand.
"Browns in Town," with Lew H.
Newcomb in the cast, is one of the
early attractions coming west this
season. This is one of the best ad
vertised shows on the road and a
large amount of exceedingly clever
literature has been put out in ad
vance. It is credited as one of the
big hits of last Beason in the east.
Brown will be at the Grand Opera
house. Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Lincoln J. Carter, author and own
er of "The Heart of Chicago," which
comes to the Grand Opera house,
Thursday, Sept. 28 next week also
author of "Under the Dome,"
"Chattanooga," "Remember the
Maine" and other successful melo
dramas, is one of the richest amuse
ment managers in America. He
launched the Fast.Mail a few years
ago on a capital of one hundred dol
lars and it cleared $53,000 on is first
Aged Resident Dead.
Early' Thursday morning J. W.
Fessenden, one of the oldest and
most respected citizens of Twinsburg,
passed away. He was 78 years of
age and had lived in Twinsburg for
half a century, being for many years
a music tenchcr.
The funeral will be held Saturday
at 2 o'clock (sun time), from the late
residence of Mr. Fessenden.
Wealthy Firm Failed.
Chicago, Sopr. $. The firm of Bar
rett. F.irnuia & Co.. a wealthy and in
fluential bo.ml of trade concern here,
failed. Tii.. fu in hull sold heavily short
duvinir tim- day.- in plunging iu the ex
pectation that rlin iew York stock
panic would result iu a break in wheat.
The shortage of the arm is ariously es
timated at liiHii 1,0)0,000 to 0.000,000
bushels of tin Ueei-ni'i roptiou.
The tinn, in a J..i .ly scrawled notice,
auuo.i.icuil tjoo inability of the firm to
.fulfill its CO lUMlIls.
'I lieu the sc-.ie iu the pit took ou the
colors of a i'ui.ie. The Decombor option
had opened .it 71, to 71 s and the
market Mid quietly off under gales
gaint calls to 71'.,. At this fig
ure the linn renewed their eftorts to
The ji te jumped fractionally to 73.
Theu l.i. i tuo announcement of the
abruiMti.'ii 'f tlie linn's contracts, and
in tlicsumnule to get out from under
December deehuod to 1 without even
au etlort at recovery.
. FIELD DAY The police are hold
ing field day exorcises h Summit
Lako park this afternoon.
Succeeded In Getting by Him Un
observed No Word Received.
S. D. Blocker, a Summit county
jrtiard in the Ohio Penitentiary at
Columbus, has been called on the
carpet to explain how James Lynch,
the diamond thief, succeeded in get
ting by him.
In referring to the case the Co
lumbus Dispatch says :
AA'arden Coffin has suspended
Guards Frankhouser of Richland
county, and Jacob Sumeral of Mor
gan county, for the part they took in
the escape of James Lynch, the col
ored Franklin county diamond
thief. The suspensions are to be
permanent, but they are permitted
to appeal their cases to the Board of
Managers. It is understood that
Frankhouser will not appeal, but
Sumeral says that he will not lay un-
I der 'the imputation, that he was a
party to the escape in any manner.
Guards S. D. Blocker, of Summit
county; J. Ar. Betts, of AVilliams;
Thomas Journey, of Scioto county,
and Subguard Corbett will make
their appearance before Deputy
Dawsonv.tonightto plead their re
spective cases arid show cause why
they also ought not to be suspended
for failure to perform their duties in
that escape. No word" has been re
ceived from Lynch, but the warden
has ordered 2,000 pictures printed to
be sent to all sections of the country.
1 it I ft II.
Laid to Rest.
On last Friday the earthly remains
of Mr. John Edson Eakens were laid
to rest in the East Akron cemetery.
The funeral took place at the home
of Mrs. Hale and -Mrs. Thurston, 106
North .Summit st. The services were
conducted by Rev. L. A. Lindemuth
and the music rendered by the choir
of the First Presbyterian church
The deceased" was 45 years and 6
months old. During the past two
years he suffered severely with a
mental malady, which finally caused
his death. Mr. Eakens was a mem
ber of the M. E. church of Austin,
111., for the past seven years, during
which .time, he delighted in Christian
service and benevolent deeds. He
was an active and honored member
of the Odd Fellows and Knights of
Pythias of Austin.
Of his first marriage lie had two
sons, Fred Eugene and Burt Henry,
who served in -the hospital corps in
Santiago, Cuba, during the recent
war. Of the second marriage there
were no children. The widow, Mrs.
Eakens, returned to live with her
own people at Mt. Vernon, O.
The family desires herewith o ex
press their gratitude . to the frienflal
who were so kind in their bereave
Geo. Hurd Accidentally Shot While
News has just been received from
Hinckley of the accidental shooting
of George Hurd, son of Clark Hnrd,
a prominent farmer.
The boy had boon hunting with a
double-barrel shot gun, having dis
charged one barrel. He started to
clean it and in some way the other
barrel was discharged, the entire
load entering his side near the heart,
killing him almost instantly. He
arose to hi feet, staggered into the
doorway and fell to the floor, dead.
R. Smith's Old Stand,
'The Big Store of Little
This Week, I
The great popularity of this
establishment as the city's fa
vorite shopping center rests
upon the solid foundation it has
made for itself as the giver of
true that's it of true bargains
bargains that can be appre
ciated by the public bargains
that consist or merchandise
wanted just when shown and
at a price-cut that clearly and
r)neitiv7lv rlnmnnstmtpR its T
Eacli item makes to all a
chance for money saving;
2 qt. Granite Pall with cover,
l qt. Tin Fruit Cans, per doz. 33c
Mason jars, complete,
per doz 37c
Six Cups and Six Saucers, with
handles, only 29c
Breakfast Plates, seconds lc
Dinner Plates, seconds 3c
Supper Plates, seconds 2c
Large White Nappies 5c
12 bars P. R. S. Soap 25c
Package Fairbank's Gold Dust,
worthSc, now 3c
Package Fairbank's Gold Dust,
worth 2oc,now 10c
8 bars Santa Claus Soap, this
week only for 25c
A l qt.
4 six" C
5c and 10c Store.
P. R. Smith's Old Stand, k
Enamellne Stove Polish.
Box Paper, worth 8c, now
Box Paper, worth ioc, now ...
Cotton Dish Hops only
Wire Egg Beaters, worth 5c,
Dover Eg? Beaters, worth ioc,
Wash Boards only 10c
Large Graters . 3c
All kinds Spices, Cloves, Cin
namon and Pepper, 1-4 lb.,
Goods Delivered to All Parts of the
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i wi ui u uiuaibii i
118 South Noward Street
crnnra i- Prnr Kn..wv.
J.A.W. . ..... .u.VklV4- .
Dctleff, in the basement of t. V
Paul's church. Series of eight y
lesson for $1.00. First lesson, w
Monday, Sept. 25
2 to 4 o'clock
Different menu at each lesson
and special dishes made at re
quest of pupils.
Trip to New York.
It is believek that by tomorrow,
Col. Dick will have" obtained definite
information in reference to tiie pro
posed trip to New York of the Eighth
Regiment. It is said it will be favorable.
! Natural lias
: Notice to the Citizens o! Akron:
: In order to introduce into ail homes in the city of
: Akron in the shortest possible time the use of Natural
Gas, The East Ohio Gas company will give
S A Discount, From the Present Fixed Ratss, of
5c For Each 1,000 Cubic Feet.
5 Of gas used for domestic purposes during the year com
: mencing July 1st, 1899, and ending July 1st, 1900.
5 As the company is making all house connections at
actual cost of materials and labor, it believes that this
; saving in the price of gas will go largely towards the
: expense of piping the houses and will give the company
5 the advantage of having every citizen (even the poorest)
! as a consumer, thus affording to all the best and cheap-
est fuel. To encourage the use of gas by manufacturers,
: special rates will be given on application at the office.
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