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THE DAILY DEMOCRAT
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TO TELEPHONE THE DEMOCRAT CALL
TUESDAY. OCTOBER 24
JUST A WORD.
We want the citizens of Akron to
note that the Democrat was dis
posed to say not a word personal to
any of the candidates upon the
Republican county ticket" until the
Dobson paper began to abuse, Tillify
and belittle the candidates upon the
For our part we were content that
the campaign should be conducted
entirely upon National and State
issues, as every speaker of repute in
Ohio has suggested, and to that end
have confined discussion hitherto
striotly to those' issues.
It was not that the local Demo
cratic party lacked county issues
that national issues were kept to the
front, but because of a desire on the
part of the Democratic organization
to avoid anything that might savor
of a contest on chiefly personal
But since the Dobson organ, in its
usual offensive style, has repeatedly
charged that the candidates on the
Democratic ticket are "nonentities,"
"do nothings," "weaklings" and
unworthy of the support or
confidence of the people, the
Democrat and the local Democratic
organization is going to defend them,
and incidentally let the people
know something about the candi
dates upon the other side.
The Democratic candidates for
county offices, in all the qualities
that go to make honest and efficient
public servants, are the peers of
any or all of the men whom the
Republican party presents for re
election and it will require some
better authority than the Dobson
paper to gainsay this statement.
Not one of the candidates upon
the Democratic ticket has ever con
tributed a cent to a corruption fund
for controlling legislation against
their interests and would not
so contribute if elected nor have
they ever lobbied for the defeat of a
salary reduotion bill whose passage
was demanded by more than 99 per
cent of the people. And they are not
trying to buy their election with
money which they have been enabled
to filch from the pockets of their
constituents as the price of their
unworthy opposition to the .salary
Can all of the Republican candi
dates say as muoh?
Not one of the Democratic candi
dates is in favor of buildiug up a
machine to act as an organized lobby
when privilege-hunting corporations
want favors from Akron's Couuoil.
Not one of them is in favor of ap
pointing men to the Board of City
Commissioners who will act as the
proxies of franchise grabbers and
"Where do the Repablican candi
dates stand upon these issues? They
were all nominated by the same
power, the local Office Holders'
These are only a few of the many
issues which the Democrat is going
to submit to the people within the
next few weeks, now that the Dob
son paper has prepared the way.
Any one of them constitute a valid
reason why the Republican county
ticket should be defeated. It is con
trolled from top to bottom by the
most exclusive and oppressive Trust
that has ever operated in Summit
county. Dobson's paper may sling
mud and make fun of the personnel
of the Democratic ticket. The Dem
ocrat will discuss the issues. Then
let the people decide.
IGNORING CHAIRMAN STUART.
It is a matter of common report in
local Republican circles that Pro
bate Judge Anderson has cut adrift
from the local Republican Executive
committee and is relying upon his
A GLANCE AT
The Beacon has been making a series of personal attacks upon Repre
sentative Kempel, calling him a "nonentity," and charging that he did
nothing in the last legislature except draw his salary. Wo quote from last
"If any man can point out anything that Representative Kem
pel did in the last legislature, except to vote on the roll calls, and
especiallv to vote for Robert E. McKisson for United States Sena
tor, and to draw his salary, he would be conferring a favor on the
Democratic party by giving it to world immediately."
It is with pleasure that the Democrat furnishes the Dobson paper
the information it desires:
Representative Kempel voted for Mayor McKisson because he pre
ferred McKisson to Mark Hanna.
He worked and voted for the bill to repeal the Fifty Year Franchise
law, under whose provisions Mark Hanna had tried to grab valuable
Franchises at Cleveland.
He worked and voted for the bill to give the people the Initiative and
He worked and voted for the abolition of the prison contract system
upon all goods coming into competition with free labor.
He worked and voted for the passage of the bill to permit the people to
ride for two cents a mile on steam railroads.
In conjunction with Representative Russell and Senator Alexander,
he worked and voted for the Russell Salary bill, which would have
saved the people of Summit county
not been defeated by the combined efforts of Summit county's Republican
office-holders. He also worked and voted for the General Salary bill.
He worked and voted for the bill
cities of Ohio, without the intervention
He worked and voted for every bill
pal Ownership and Home Rule.
He worked and voted for the bill
and provfding for a uniform plan of
He voted "no" as many times as
that would have encumbered the Statute books with useless legislation.
He opposed every bill that was antagonistic to the people's interests.
There were 109 members in the House of Representatives of which Mr.
Kempel was a member. Of the 810
for passage, Mr. Kempel was a member of committees that made reports
upon 111 of these bills, a very large
out of 109.
This is Mr. Kempel's record. It is a very good one. The people of
Summit county, who are going to return him to the General Assembly, are
very well satisfied with it. But the Beacon, which for a fortnight has been
yearning with the perseverence of a lost soul in the wilderness to know
what Mr. Kempel did in the last Legislature, will not dare publish this
record, even in whole or in part.
own private machine to effect his
The motive for this is very appar
ent. It will be remembered that while
Judge Stuart was doing all in his
power a few months ago in behalf of
the telephone users' fight for better
service and cheaper rates, the proxies
of Judge Anderson upon the Board
of City Commissioners were doing
the bidding of the telephone monop
Their every act was intended to
nullify the good work undertaken by
the Citizens' committee.
When these things are recalled, is
it any wonder that Judge Anderson
is ignoring his party's Executive
committee, of which Judge Stuart is
the honorable head, and has placed
his canvass exclusively in the hands
of the private machine which ho has
builded up in his nine years of office
holding? There are a great many Republi
cans in Akron, however, who do not
approve of Judge Anderson's course,
any more than they approve of the
position taken by him throughout
the telephone fight. They insist
that however unfair and under
handed Judge Anderson's treatment
of the Citizens' committee may have
been he had no reason to fear like
treatment from Judge Stuart's com
mittee; Judge Stuart is too honorable
a man to take advantage of any one,
even a public enemy, in that way.
Be this as it may, Judge Ander
son's distrust of Judge Stuart is all
What does all this signify? Does
it imply a studied insult or appre
sion of defeat?
Let the citizens of Akron who
stood by Judge Stuart and the Citi
zens' Committee in their great fight
for popular rights answer these ques
tions. CLUTCHING AT STRAWS.
The Beaoon calls attention to the
fact that Mayor Jones has had some
very enthusiastic meetings in Ohio,
and then asks the question: "What
do thy mean?" After a long philo
sophical discussion of the question
the Beacon decides that they "don't
Read what it says:
"Witness the marvelous meetings
William Jennings Bryan held iu
Ohio in 1896, one of the finest of all
An Elejianfc line of-
PATTERN HATS and
No. 172 S.
upwards of $80,000 a year had it
to have all work done direct by the
of the contract system.
before the House favoring Munici
appointing a Recodifying commission
government for all Ohio cities.
any man in the House on propositions
bills that were presented to the House
proportion of work for one legislator
being held right here in Akron. If
great demonstrations were such in
dices of a successful issue. Brvan
would have carried Ohio and Sum
mit county, yet the vote against him
was very decisive."
This forced process of reasoning
may be comforting to the politicians
and office seekers who have every
thing at stake in the election of the
Hanna ticket this fall and who need
something of the kind to bolster
them up, but to the unprejudiced
mind it indicates nothing more than
the hopelessness of the local Hanna
Everybody who knows anything
about loonl political conditions knows
why Mr. Bryan did not carry Summit
county. In the first place our Re
publican friends had the advantage
of an enormous campaign fund,while
their opponents were entirely with
out, means. In addition to this the
Republican organization was fortu
nate in having the co-operation of a
powerful league composed of several
thousand of Akron's business men
and leading citizens. At the head of
this organization was Mr. Paul E
Werner, Akron's prominent manu
facturer, who entered into the spirit
of the campaign with his customary
vigor and enterprise, spending large
ly of his own means in behalf of the
election of Mr. McKinley, and giving
his time and energy without stint.
Every Democrat, and every Re
publican who cares to be fair about
the matter knows that if it had not
been for the hard work of Mr. Wer
ner and the business men who stood
at his back, the Republican ticket
would have gone down to over
whelming defeat in Summit county.
The notorious ingratitude of
Messrs. Hanna and Dick to these
business men whose timely efforts
saved Hanna and his party the
humiliation of defeat in "Col. Dick's
own county" in 1896 is not the least
of the causes that are going to defeat
the Hanna ticket this fall.
The desperation of the local Hanna
cause is further evidenced by the
fact that the chief management of
the campaign has been taken from
the hands of the regular organiza
tion, and the candidates for county
offices are relying wholly upon their
own private machines to pull them
through. This is especially notice
able in too canvass of Judge
Anderson and Clerk Hershey.
Judge Nash is not the only office
seeker whose chickens are coming
home to roost this fall.
Several weeks ago Senator Alex
ander told the Democrat that no
man but the county officials them
selves knows what the people have to
pay their county officers. In the of
fices of Clerk and Probate Judge
especially the fees drawn are so oov-
from New York.
TAKEN FROM MANSFIELD NEWS.
"Dr. Tucker was down from Ak
ron and operated upon Mrs. Fer
guson, mother of Policeman Fer
guson, who has been blind for some
time. The operation was very suc
cessful. Mrs. Ferguson was able to
count Augers three feet distant."
MANSFIELD, Oct. 20, 1899.
DR. G. W. TUCKER, AKRON, O.
Dear Doctor I write congratulating you upon the success attained
in the operation upon my wife's eye, as is well known, she was blind. We
cannot express the joy that greeted us
tion. Mrs. Ferguson was ame to count
Walsh & Co.
Is the place to buy
Climax Stoves, Ranges
and House Furnish
On Guns, Ammunition and
Hunting Coats. Be sure to
examine the principles of
Hot Air Furnace
You will sav, like others
have said : "it is the BEST
in the market."
No. 1050 South Main st.
Near Haukey Lumber Co.
Orancl Opera House
Wilbur F. Stickle, Mgr.
The Huntley-Jackson Stock Co.
Tuesday evening, Oct. 24
"The Fas-fc INlail"
Entire change of program each
Prices 10c, 20c, 30c.
ered up beneath a mass of technical
ities that none but a trained lawyer
can tell whether they are in excess
of the law's allowance. The fact
that men retire independently rich
after two terms in these offices ought
to be sufficient evidence to the people
that the charges are exorbitant. The
only way to bring about a reduction
of the fees and salaries is to elect the
Democratic county ticket, composed"
of men who are pledged to work for
the law's repeal. Re-elect ihe pres
ent incumbents and they will defeat
the passage of any bill reducing
their salaries, just as was done by
them two years ago.
"Remember that this -great coun
try of ours, as well as all European
countries, paid tribute to the Moorish
pirates as late as 1830," said Col.
Roosevelt in a speech at Cincinnati,
Saturday. And even now this great
country of ours is paying tribute of
$12,000 a year to. the Sultan of Sulu,
besides making a compact with the
Sultan to exclude our missionaries
from his dominions, and permit him
and hie people to practice polygamy
and slavery. The great -Decatur
settled the score with the
Moorish pirates. Who is to
settle with the Sultan of
Sulu? Certainly not the Adminis
tration which dishonored the flag by
counseling an abject and un-American
treaty with the Sultan.
Not long ago Judge Anderson pre
pared a communication which was to
have been published in the event of
Mayor Young's nomination for Pro
bate Judge. The communication set
forth Judge Anderson's reason's
for deadlocking the appointment
of City Commissioners. The people
are just as much interested now in
knowing Judge Anderson's reasons
as they were at the time of the Dem
ocratic convention. The Democrat
will publish the communication.
Judge, send it along.
If Jddge E. W. Stuabt, the gen
tlemanly chairman of the Summit
County Republican Executive Com
mittee, would publish a communica
tion showing just what Probate
Judge Anderson has done to protect
Akron's telephone users from arro
gant treatment and extravagant
charges imposed by the local tele
phone monopoly, he would be per
forming a great public service.
It is no unusual thing for the
County Clerk's ofllce to pay in excess
of $8,000 in a single year. How
many of Akron's workingmen, or
business men, either, who are taxed
to pay this exorbitant salary, would
be willing to quit their employment
or their business to accept the ofllce
of County Clerk at that salary?
"Go soak your head," was the
reply of Senator Hanna when a
friend of Mayor Jones asked the
Senator a question at the Newburg
meeting Saturday night. This is
equivalent to Grover Cleveland's
celebrated inj unction of "Keep off the
Postmaster Ebuiout says that
there is "too much politics and not
enough business in this country."
Has this year's campaign assess
Dr. G. W. Tucker
The Eye, Ear,
Catarrh of the Nose
upon the completion of the opera
nngers turee leet away.
WM. FERGUSON AND WIFE.
ment upon Col. Ebright's Balary
been raised by Mr. Hanna?
There were loud cheers for Bryan
and Jones at the Republican meet
ing which Senator Hanna addressed
at Newburg Saturday night. Mark
hears it wherever he goes.
Believed to Have Stolen
Placed Under Arrest Monday Afternoon
John Brennan Has Returned.
In Police court Tuesday morning
Wm. Harman was arraigned on a
charge of larceny, preferred by Wil
kofsky Bros., scrap iron dealers of
Washington Et., and sentenced to
$25 and costs and SO days at the
Harmon was arrested in the office
of Wilkofsky Bros. Monday after
noon by Prisoukeeper Washer and
OfficerDoerler. Harman having been
invited to the scrap dealers' office as
though nothing was suspected
The defendant was charged with
breaking a cylinder of an engine and
taking from it $12 worth of brass,
which he afterwards told Prison
keeper Washer, he sold to Henry
Schwartz a saloon keeper. It is
thought that Harman has been im
plicated with some of the brass steal
ing which has caused considerable
annoyance of late.
John Brennan, the little boy ac
cused of stealing an umbrella from
Louisa F. Pfeiffer, and who skipped
out a few days ago when the charge
was to have been given a hearing in
Police court, bas returned and the
case will be tried Thursday morning.
Antony Bauer pleaded not guilty
to a charge of disorderly conduct,
and case continued until Wednes
day. James O'Brian, Pat Mullen and
Johu P. McEnery were eaoh fined $-2
and costs for intoxication.
James Reed Injured.
Mr. James Reed struck his leg
against a cake of ice in such a man
ner as to bruise it severely. It bo
came very much swollen and pained
him so badly that he could not walk
without the aid of crutches. He was
treated by physicians, also used sev
eral kinds of liniment and two and a
half gallons of whisky in bathing it,
but nothing gave auy relief until he
began using Chamberlain's Pain
Balm. This brought almost a com
plete cure iu a week's time and he
believes that had he not used this
remedy his leg would havo had to be
amputated. Mr. Reed is one of the
leading merchants of Clay Court
House, W. Va. Pain Balm is une
qualed for sprains, bruises and
rheumatism. For sale by all drug
gists. E. Steinbiicher & Co. whole
To Vote on the Question of Saloons
Councilman Oakley of Cuyahoga
Falls, while in conversation with a
reporter for the Democrat Monday
evening expressed it as his opinion
that the liquor license question
would never come before Council. It
is generally believed that the citi
zens of the village are not ready to
vote for license.
Drilled In It's Now Armory Excel
Company B drilled last night in its
new armory in the Schoeninger
block. An arc light has been placed
in the hall, which is as commodious
as old Conrad hall.
Nearly every member of the com
pany appeared in fatigue uniform
and were given a rigid drill by Cap
tain Harry J. Blackburn. Drills will
bo hold every Monday evening here
The drill last night was i the first
ono hold by the company in Akron
sinco April 26, 1893; just boforo the
boys went to war.
Wednesday evening, October 25.
Mayor W. E. Young.
C8pt. C. C. Benner.
Wednesday evening, October 25.
Hon. S. G. Rogers.
W. E. Snyder.
Thursday evening, October 26.
Hon. S. G. Rogers.
H. E. Andress.
Thursday evening, October 20.
Hon. I. H. Phelps.
Hou. Chas. W. Kempel.
Thursday evening, October 26.
Hon. W. T. Sawyer.
Capt. C. C. Benner.
Thursday evening, Oct. 26.
Mayor W. E. Young,
W. E. Snyder.
Saturday evening, Oct. 2S.
Hon. I. H. Phelps,
Hon. A. C. Bachtel.
All of the above meetings will be
gin promptly at 7:30.
Rebels Fired on Sailors Near
CAPTUnei) ONT, KILLED ANOTHER
Rebel Had R"-n Troublesome at Ca-
lamba and Angelet Americans Sallied
Forth, Drove tlie Filipinos Out of
Their Trenches and 1'ut Them to Flight
Manila. Oct. 24. The insurgents
around Calambi and Angeles have both
ered the Americans lately with their re
peated attacks, like inoat of the Fili
pino attacks, consisting of shooting a
lot of ammunition into their opponent's
camp from long range. Major Cheat
ham's battalion of the Thirty-seventh
infantry, three companies of the Twen-
ry-nrst lniantry, a cattery or tne ruin
artillery and a gatling gun sailed out
from Calauiba. drove the Filipinos from
their trenches and pnrsned them for
three miles, indicting heavy less, ou
them. One American was killed and
three were wounded of the Twenty-tirst
Lieutenant Fergus, with 20 scouts of
the Thirtv-sixth reciment, reconnoiter-
lng near Labao, encountered a party of
mounted Filipinos. He killed six of
them and captured eight, with ten
Four men irom the gunboat Marl
velos were lnred ashore, 18 miles from
Iloilo. bv a flair of truce and the insur
gents killed one of them, wounded oue
and captured a third. The gunboat
was unable to tiro for fear of wounding
The Second battalion of the Nine
teeuth regiment. Major Reefe com
manding, embarked for Iloilo to rein-
toixe tne troops tnere.
MORE HOSPITAL FORCE NEEDED.
Chiet Mirgrou ut Mnnila 3lade a Re
quest Will Be Supplied.
Washington, Oct. 24. Surgeon Gen
eral Sternberg received word from Colo
uel Woodhall, chief surgeon at Manila,
that he has at present 38 hospital stew
ards, tw acting hospital stewards and
1,041. privates of the hospital corps, and
that he requires 12 more stewards, 32
acting hospital stewards ana tuu pri
vates, in view of the increase of the
There are now enroute to the Philip
pines 4 huspital stewards, 10 assistants
and atia privates; tnere are witn tne
volunteer regiments now under orders
to the .Hiiiipuiues, 42 stewards, 14 as
sistants and 103 privates; there are at
Washington barracKs ana ran vjoium
bus 1-0 privates awaiting transporta
tion. This almost nils tne quota called
for by Manila to meet the increase of
llarriboit Called'on the lrluce.
London, Oct. 24. Ex-President Ben
jamin Harrison, accompanied by Am
uasbituor (Juoato, called on the Prince
of Wales aud waa given a private audi
ence. Air. Biiltour, first lord of the
treasury, nave a dinner in honor of the
LXTTZX TO IIXS. MNXHA1Z NO. 94,351
"lam so grateful to you for what
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound has done for mc that I feel as
though I must
ly Try Mrs.
tell about it. A
year ago I was
taken very sick.
me no good only
to deaden tho
pain which I
had almost con
stantly. I got
some of your
took ono bottle
and received benefit from it at once.
I have taken it ever since and now
have no backache, no pain in my
side and my stomach and bowels are
perfectly well. I can honestly say that
there is nothing like it. If I could only
tell every woman how much good your
medicine has done mo, they would
Burely try it." M AirriiA M. Kino, Ncktk
The way women trifle With health
shows a degree of indifference that is
pastunderstanding. Happiness and use
fulness depend on physical health; so
does a good disposition. Diseaso makes
women nervous, irritable and snap
pish. The very effort of ailing women
to be good-natured makes them ner
vous. Write to Mrs. Pinkliam, she will
help you to health and happiness.
Itcostanothing to getMrs, Pinkham's
advice. Her address is Lynn, Mass.
...PREPARING FOR THE BATTLE...
Not iu Africa but right hero in
Akron, and it will be "War to
tho Knife on High Prices."
HERE ARE SOME STUNNERS THAT
KNOCKS 'EM ALL OUT.
"A Hot One"
4 years old
full quart. . . .
'For Good Cheer'
12 years old
full quart.. .
We sell the best brands of imported and domestic wines, liquors
and whiskies for family and medicinal use. COME AND SEE US.
Banner Liquor House, SPiSgfStiSSS
Have You Tried That Sample of KLEANIT?
CHANGED HIS PLEA.
Daniel Freeman Surprised the Court
Will Be Tried.
Daniel Freeman, of this city, the
colored man who pleaded guilty in
the United States District court last
week to the charge of drawing a
pension by impersonating a soldier
of the civil war, was arraigned for
sentence Monday and surprised the
court by declaring ho was not guilty.
Freeman was-allowed to withdraw
his former plea of guilty and will be
granted a trial.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine
Tablets. All druggists refund the
money if it fails to cure. H. W.
Grove's signatureis on each box. 25c
Lecture and Views of Interesting
Trip In Arctic Regions.
An interesting lecture will be de
livered at tho First Congregational
church Wednesday evening by Prof.
S. P. Orth of Buchtel college, his
subject being "Greeland and Far
North." The lecture will be illus
trated with views taken iu that
part of the world by Prof. Orth while
on an Arctic expedition in 1892. The
lecture was arranged by A. T. Kings
bury, superintendent of the Sunday
school. Deafness Cannot Be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot reach
the diseased portion of the ear. There Is
only one way to euro deaf ness.and that is ly
constitutional remedies. Deafness Is caused
ly an lntlumed condition of the mucous lin
ing of tho Eustachian Tube. When this tubo
cets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or
Imperfect hearing, and when It Is entirely
closed deafness is the result, and unless tli
Inflammation can be taken out and this tube
restored to Us normal condition, hearii
will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of
ten are caused by catarrh, which Is nothing
but an Inflamed condition of the mucous
We will give One Hundred Dollars for nny
caso of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can
not bo cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send
ror circulars. ire.
F. J. CHENEY fc Co., Toledo. O.
Sold by druggists. 75c.
Hall's family Pills ar th bent.
How They Proved a Paying Invest
mentIncrease On Erie.
The transportation officials of tho
Ohio division of the Erie have just
completed a report 'of the number of
cars handled during the month of
August, which is immensely inter
esting, especiallyas it shows the vast
increase in the business which the
road is able to do by reason of the
larger engines it now owns. The re
port of the number of cars handled
shows that in August, lS9i, it moved
5,550; in the same month in 1897, it
handled 6,192; in 1S9S it moved 6,893,
and iu 1899 it bandied 8,237.
There is a vast saving somewhere,
and the railroad men have been look
ing into it. They find that during
that time the road has been laying in
these heavy engines and the heavy
equipment. They know that the old
engines could not haul such loads,
hence the larger loads are due to the
new engines. It hns demonstrated to
them that the new and larger en
gines not only are a paying venture,
but have solved a problem thnt the
railroad men havo been working at
Old Oscar Pepper
Be sure and try it in
Easy to Rub Off
Contains No Grease
Will Clean Anything:
Try one cake at your
grocers or write
I Rifles and Shot Guns f
g OF ALL KINDS f
Ammunition and Sporting "fcoods f
Special attention given to re-
pairing linns. .Builders' .Hard
ware, Plate Glalss, Mixed
Paints, Lead, etc. Prices right.
511 South Main st. I
Fast sefling hook
at a low price....
Jackson, Tiie Printer
414 E. Market st.
Good reasons for
For further infor
mation inquire of Geo.
Hoffman, No. 414 E.
Market st. and at
138 N. Howard
I Class 1
I Grocery I