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Spare Ribs, Tenderloins & Back Bone
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117 S. Howard St. Tel. 413.
AKRON DAILY DEMOCRA
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Almanac for . . . 1 7 lU
HAS ARRIVED AT
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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 177
AKRON, OHIO, MONDAY EENINGt NOVEMBER 13, 1899.
PRICE ONE CENT
For Immense Hall.
pany Will Build It.
The Project Has Taken
Stock Subscriptions Will be Accepted
In Few Days.
There is probably no city in Ohio
that is as poorly prepared to enter
tain a large convention as Akron.
The public-spirited citizens have
realized this fact for years, yet no
Steps had been taken to eradicate
this draw-back until the German
societies, headed by Mr. P. E. "Wer
ner, devised plans that will eventu
ally result in the erection of a splen
did structure, a place for great mass
meetings or conventions, a home for
the various social organizations of
Delegates from the 18 German so
cieties of the city, nearly a year ago,
at a meeting called for the purpose,
considerpd the advisability of the
construe! ion of a permanent build
ing, in which each society might
find a home. It was also suggested
that the building contain a large
auditorium in which public enter
tainments, conventions, etc.,. could
Another meeting was held Sunday
in Conrad hall. Delegates were
present from all the German societies
of the city. Many prominent Ger
man citizens were present, not as
delegates, but because thpy wished
to take an interest in the undertak
ing. Mr. Werner, who" originated this
movement among the German citi
zens, again presided at this meeting.
He fully explained at length the ob
jects of the undertaking and the great
benefits which would accrue not only
to the different societies, but espec
ially to the city at large if a suitable
structure was erected. Ho stated
that he knew of no city that needed
a large assembly place so badly as
Akron. No large conventions, no
large social or political meetings, no
large concerts, no large entertain
ments of any kind can be held in Ak
ron at the present time simply be
cause we have no suitable building.
He therefore recommended and
strongly urged that a stock company
with a capital of $50,000 be organized
and ttat the undertaking be carried
out on a much larger scale than orig
inally intended. To what the Ger
man societies could snbscribe the
citizens at large should add suffi
ciently to make up the whole.
It was the prevailing opinion that
the German societies could easily
subscribe for-one-half of the stock
and that the other half could readily
be sold to the citizens of Akron, who
appreciate the great need of Akron
In this direction. He submitted
subscription lists and prelimi
nary plans of the building.
The meeting heartily and en
thusiastically approved P. E. "Wer
ner's plans and ideas with reference
to this-undertaking. A motion was
unanimously carried that the dele
gates of each s ciety be supplied
with copies of the documents and
were instructed to immediately pro
ceed to solicit the subscription of
stock and report at a meeting to be
held Dec. 17.
Next Monday an active canvass
for subscriptions will be commenced.
It is believed that the solicitors will
be able to dispose of the stock in a
comparatively short time. The
ngreement, towhieh those who sub
scribe for stock, will affix their sig
naturer is as follows:
"We, the undersigned, hereby
agree to subscribe to the capital
Rtock of a corporation to be organ
ized under the laws or the State of
Ohio, to be known as The German
American company, with a capital
of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000)
divided into five hundred (500)
shares of one hundred dollars ($100)
each, the number of shares written
opposite our respective names and
agree to pay therefor the sum of one
hundred dollars ($100) per share
payable upon calls of the Board of
Directors of such corporation in
-equal installments; on-third as soon
Fair tonight Probably rain TuesdayWarmer,
I Parlor I
We have just placed
on sale in our Parlor Fur
niture Department some
extraordinary values iu
Elegant goods at correct
Seller of everything to
furnish a house.
South Howard St.
as the Board of Directors will make
a purchase of real estate; one-hird
one year thereafter, and one-third
two years thereafter. All fractions
of shares hereby agreed to be sub
scribed for to be payable hpon the
same terms and conditions as full
shares above referred to. It is be
lieved that a four per cent (i) div
ident can be paid on all shares an
nually after the building will be
completed. This agreement to be
binding upon all subscribers when
the subscriptions to this and other
like documents shall aggregate two
hundred and fifty (250) full shares."
The terms of payment are easy.
The agreement does aot become
binding upon the subscrib
ers uutil the subscriptions
aggregate ',$25,000. One-third
becomes payable when the lot is
purchased, another thirdone year
thereafter and the other third In
No location for the hall has been
selected. Nono will be until after
the stock company is organized.
Then the question of a lot will be
taken up. In this matter a majority
will rule. No doubt many lots will
be offered to the company. The
one that is considered the best by a
majority of the stockholders will be
purchased. Preliminary plans for
the building, which Is to be of stone,
brick and iron, have been prepared.
Briefly the structure will be erected
along the following lines: The
ground dimensions are 150x80 feef?
The hall will consist of a well lighted
basement and an auditorium with a
seating capacity, including the
balconies, of from 2,500 to 3,000
people. In the basement will be
located heveraljlarge rehearsal room3.
These will be the headquarters for
various local societies. In addition
there will be property rooms, a din
ing hall, lavoratories and the heating
To reach the auditorium, there will
be 10 or 15 wide steps, leading into
the foyer. On either side of thiswill
be located ante-rooms and reception
rooms for ladies and gentlemen.
The auditorium will be 80x100 feet.
At one end will be the stage, with a
capacity of 600 people, large enough
for all purposes for any fevent that
will occur in Akron.
The project now seems assured.
Akron people have a chance to se
cure a much needed public improve
ment. It is the duty of all who can
do so, to subscribe for one or more
shares of the stock.
Francis J. Sadlier, of Cleveland,
Mrs. Richard "Ward and E. A. TJp
ham of Akron, will take part in the
Liedertafel concert next "Wednesday
evening, Nov. 15. Go and hear
Nickel Mininq Co. Cuvahooa
Falls Man Interested.
Charles H. Howland, of Cuyahoga
Falls, and C. E. Mitchner, of New
Philadelphia, and associates, have
been granted a charter for a corpor
ation by the Governor in councilj for
the Province of Ontario, Canada,
under the name of The Canadian
Nickel company, with a capital stock
This company will acquire the
title to about 3,500 acres of nickel-
copper property in the Sudbury DIs
trice in untario and will
very extensive mines.
Work has already been commenced
and is being steadily carried on.
sinking working inclines on two of
the richest prospects, and early in
tne spring ouimings ,anrt n smelter
will be erpctefl,
By Placing Mike Murray's
Bond at $2,000.
Action For Appointment
Red" Winger's Wife
Granted a Divorce.
Suing County For the Reward Court
Prisoners were arraigned In Com
mon Pleas court Monday.
. Curtiss Brown, charged with tak
ing a diamond ring from the finger of
Emeline Beatty, pleaded guilty.
Geo. S. Carleton, forgery, admitted
hlB guilt and was sentenced to one
year in the penitentiary.
Mike Murray, who is alleged to be
implicated with Brown, pleaded not
guilty. He asked that the amount-
of his bond be fixed. Prosecutor
Wanamaker stated that Murray had
been in the penitentiary twice and
because of that fact the bond should
be at least $2,000. The court sur
pried him by making it $600.
Henry Jackson has filed a petition
asking that the partnership hereto
fore existing between himself nnd
and that a receiver be appointed to
settle up the business. They were
the proprietors of a livery stable on
South Main st.
Lizzie Veon lias commenced an.
action against the North British &
Mercantile Insurance company for
$1,200 alleged to be due on a fire in
Henry Cheney has sued J. Ben
Campbell receiver of the J. C. Mc
Neil company for $8,000. He was
injured while working in the plant.
W. C. Kittelberger has sued Au
gust Schaffler for $34.31, alleged to be
due on account.
J. Ben Campbell, receiver of the
J. C. McNeil company, has filed a
report showing receipts of $70,405.48,
and expenditures of $76,500.22. Cred
itors have filed a motion asking for
an itemized account.
Claim the Reward.
The oase of James Doran et al. vs.
County Commissioners is being
heard. The plaintiffs seek to eollect
$1,000 reward for the arrest and con
viction of Romulus Cotell.
.. Calender Entries.
. James Baughman has been order
ed to pay Katherine Baughman ali
mony within three days or go to jail
Divorces were granted to the plain
tiffs in the following cases Monday:
Rosie Ella Winger vs. Albert
"Red" Winger and Martha Fowler
vs. William Fowler. The plaintiffs
were given the custody of the chil
dren. Julius E. Wilhelm vs. The Seiber
ling Milling company and S. F.
Sweitzer et al. vs. Charles Rempus,
were cases settled Monday.
W. R. Talbott has been appointed
referee in the case of T. W. Wake
man vs. The Akron District Tele
In the case of L. G. Thorpe vs. The
Akron Water Works company the
plaintiff was given judgmentior $50.
The court has ordered $10 paid to
the estate of the late H.K. Sauder
for his services in the case of Nellie
J. Viall vs. George W. Richards.
Charles S. Brown, Akron IB
Lena Fuller, Akron 21
Liedertafel concert and ball next
Wednesday, Nov. 15. Road the pro
gram in today's issiip,,
P. i &
Largest Exclusive Dry Goods
Store in Akron.
For a few days; they won't last
lone at these prices.
(Take elevator to second tloorj
1 assortment $5 to $10
Jackets, all new
1 assortment 8S.50 to
1 assortment 12.50
to $15 Jack
ets, all new.
Better ones at special prices.
fM "Largest and lightest Cloak
Department in the city, filled
with special bargains;
1 1 HI
155-157 S. Howard st.
For City Financiers
To Get Out of Debt In
Valuation - in County
Larger by $885,040.
In This City the Increase
. Amounts to $610,680. -
The Total Taxes Levied Are Greater
The valuation of taxable property
in Summit county, has increased in
value during the last fiscal year
In Akron the increase was $610,680.
Outside the city it amounted to
$274,360. The total valuation for
the city this year is $17,163,340. In
1898 it was $16,552,660. In the county
the total is $32,959,990, against $32,
074,950 in 1898.
The figures are taken from the ab
stract of the duplicate. "just com
pleted by Deputy Auditor Buckman.
Other figures follow: Value real
estate in city, $11,853,500; personal
property, $5,309,840; value real estate
county, $22,787,230; personal prop
Thetotal tax paid to the state is
$93,606.32 as against $91,092.78 in 1898.
The county taxes are increased $114,
049.86. In 1898 the total amount
levied was $581,-194.10. This year it
The increase in the city levy 1b
$68,361.41. In 1898 the total was
$380,710.80. This year' it is $449,
072.21. The delinquent tax on real estate
aggregates $11,811.58; on personal
property $234,480.33. The total de
linquent, on all properties is $695,
364.12. There are 2,811 dogs in the
Mr. Little Improved.
J. W. Little remains in a serious
cond'tion. Thisarternoon, however,
there was a slight change for the
better. Saturday at 1 o'clock Doctors
Underwood and Leonard opened the
carbuncle on his neck. Last night
he rested easier and today his pulse
They Were Fakirs.
An effort was made last week by
several persons to sell chances on a
wheel, which ihey claimed belonged
to T, H. Palmer, further repre
senting that Mr. Palmer was hurt
recently and the proceeds of the
chances were to pay his doctor bill.
The scheme has been pronounced a
fake, as Palmer js not hurt, The
men have now made thpnsolyfls
The Great Birthright.
America Not the Esau
Should Not Barter Con-
For a-Mess of Pottage In the
EloquentjAddress by Rabbi Philo
Rabbi llsador Philo, pastor of the
Hebrew Reformed church, on Soutli
High sfc-Cis strongly opposed to Im
perialism. On several occasions he hao pub
licly expressed this opposition, but,
upon request will, on Thanksgiving
day, deliver a sermon whose princi
pal theme will be Anti-Imperialism.
The sermon will likely be preached
in the Universalist church at Union
services participated in by the con
gregations of the Universalist and
Hebrew Reformed churches.
As an (example of Rabbi Philo's
expressions on the subiect. there is
appended au extract from a sermon
he preached to his congregation
Friday evening, selecting as his sub
ject, "Our Birthright." He said :
"What, is true of an individual, is
true of anation. Today,als"o, there are
nations tb.at.do not realize the value
of their birth-rights and their rights
f by-birthV'that do not -follow out, if
they reallypercelve their duty, the
obligations which naturally form
around then. Like the individual, a
nation by the right of birth, of as
sociated national proclivites, of
rock-ribbed association and im
pregnated influences, is bound to a
task whioh it must pursue and do.
To shirk it is to indicate either its
weakness, unfitness or unwillingness
to do that which is its just share and
responsibility in the economy of
history, in a word to sell its privi
leges and opportunities to Jacob. I
take it, that as Greece once stood for
all that which appeals to the finest
fibres in the aesthetic nature, art;
which has ingrafted itself in the
roots of all civilization; and Rome,
for that power which controls and
systematizes the actions and work
ings of classed individuals, law;
and Germany for that agency which
makes for the solidification of
national institutiions constitution
alism; and Palestine and Judaism
for that which more than any other
ngency guides the plow of human
passion and play over the field of en
endeavor, recognizing that unto God
not unto us is praise due religion;
so, also, do I take it that the United
States stands for the basic principle
of all civilization and all religion
and all ethics justice and liberty,
social, political and religious, and
that they must unreservedly yield
to others, which it by foroe wrested
from others for themselves To deny
unto others what we have demand
ed and seek ourselves at the bauds
of others, is denying the validity of
the constitution, is breaking those
laws which have made us wh'at we
are. We must once for all demon
strate that wo are Americans, not
Englishmen. We must not allow
the political Esaus, of whatever
party, who constantly hunt in the
political forests aftergame, to bag it,
eat it, then come home liungjy for
more, and not having the price of
respect, sell their birthright of party
affiliation and then get angry be
cause 'the party' goes back on
them. Our birthright is that of lib
erty and justice. We bought it with
the blood of our young and old. And
if we now reftibo it to others, wo for
feit that right to which the birth
right of our power, and integrity and
genius entitle us, The United StateB
muBt notproyo lipisolf thf F,sau f)f
thn nations," ' '
In Which Akron Men
More Than 150,000.000 Tons of
Nickel and Copper In Sight.
One of tho richest copper and
nickel fields in tho world is that of
th Canadian Copper Co., located
in the Sudbury district, Canada.
The company is composed of Cleve
land and Akron capitalists. Recent
ly Judge C. R. Grant, a stockholder
in the company, returned home from
Canada, where he and S. J. Ritchie
of Tallmadge-, whose wife is also a
stockholder, had been looking over
some of" the territorry. Mr. Ritchie
is still in Canada.
Judge Grant brought some fine
specimens of ore home with him.
The ore assays a high per cent of
copper and nickel.
There are 15,000 acres in the field,
and, not long ago, when the commis
sion from the U. S. navy department
looked over the field making esti
mates of the cost of procuring nickel
to make nickel-steel armor plate,
with a view of using it In the con
struction of war vessels, the opinion
of the investigators was that 150,000.-
000 tons of copper and nickel ore
were in sight.
The raw material is converted into
matte, which embodies about 50 per
cent of copper and nickel combined.
Brown Tested a Gas Stove
J. C. Brown, the proprietor of a
bakery at the corner of Main and
Iron sts., is at the hospital with a
badly burned face. Both hands are
also burned but not as seriously as
He was testing a gas stove Satur
day night when an explosion occur
red. Park's ambulance, took-him to
the hospital. This afternoon he was
Will the Union Medical Association
Have Its Next Meeting.
Among the Akron physicians who
will attend the 113th Quarterly ses
sion of the Union Medical associa
tion of Northeastern Ohio at Canton
tomorrow will be Drs. J. H. Seiler,
H. H. Jacobs, E. O. Leberman and
D. S. Bowman.
Dr. F. J. Bauer of Mogadore, will
make a report of cases. The next
annual meeting of the association
will be held at Akron in February.
Under Most Successful and Pleasing
Conditions Net Receipts.
The not receipts from St. Mary's
church fair aggregated $3,500.
Under the most successful and
pleasing conditions the fair closed
Saturday night with the following
For gold-headed cane and title of
"Most Popular Man in Akron" R.
B. Halter, 2,070; Andrew Martin,
Gold Watch Patrick Walsh, 3,860;
Bartley Lynch, 1,918,
Diamond ring Anna Flynu,
I,539t; Catharine Cronin, l,038jr.
Diamond pin Margaret Brady,
414; Ella Lewis, 145.
Ladies' bicycle Mary Coughlin,
850; Mary Hanlin, 592,.
Tea set Mi6s Sadie Whitmyor,
426; Miss Ella Linn, 332.
Lady's-gold watch Theresa Ker
nan, 1,058; Elizabeth Brooks, 800.
Win. McCourt secured a pig in a
WILL SUCCEED KURTZ
As Member of Republican National
Committee Dick Home.
Col. Charles Dick, chairman of the
Republican State Executive com
mittee, will succeed Charles S. Kurtz
as the Ohio member of the Republi
can National committee. He reached
Akron Sunday. He will remain
here a few days and then return to
Columbus to close up the headquar
ters. Strike Settled.
The strike of the Stirling Boiler
works employes haa been satisfac
torily settled, aud tho men all re
turned tp work Monday morplng.
To Discuss Appointment
Col. Dick and Senator Hanna Confer
Relative to National Convention.
Col. Chas. Dick, chairman of the
Republican State Executive com
mittee, returned to Akron, Monday
morning. Col. Dick has stood the
strains of an arduous campaign ex
ceedingly well, and to a Demockat
representative he announced that
he was never in better health.
Relative to current rumor that he
will succeed Hon. Charles Kurtz
npon the National Executive com
mittee, Col. Dick refused to talk.
uIt is a matter which newspaper
men talk about, said Chairman
Dick, "but I do not. I know of no
contemplated change. The result
of the recent election in Ohio was
very gratifying to Judge Nash and
his friends," he continued. "Jones'
v-ote will exceed 100,000, which was
about my prediction. This i nearly
double the amount ever received by
a third party candidate."
Col. Dick went to Cleveland Mon
day to confer with Senator Hanna
relative to. calling a'meeting of the
National Executive- ' Committee.
This meeting wlirbe held in Wash
ington sometimu,in December and a
time and place for holding tho next
Republican. National Convention
will b chosen. -
Col. DicRiiwiH7Bpejd tho time
previous to the opening of Congress
at his home in this city.
CHILD KILLED The eight-
year old daughter of James Holmes
of Warren, was run over and killed
by a P. & W. train Saturday.
TO MANILA Sergent Geo. H.
Paul, a nephew of T. Dwight and
Robert S. Paul of this city, sailed for
Manila last week. He is with the
45th U. S. Regulars.
INSPECTION Ernest Beutsch
and J. W. Melton, trustees of Coven
try township, started on Monday
morning to mken tqnr of inspection
ui me LowuHuip uriuges.
Englehart, father of Mrs. C. N.
Russell of Cuyahoga Falls, was killed
in a. runaway at Ravenna last week.
He was dragged a considerable dis
tance by the horses.
MAKING A TEST An explora
tory oil well is to be drilled by Akron
parties ou the Jacob White farm
near Mineral ridge. The company
has about 3,000 acres leased in that
vicinity. Warren Democrat.
SOCIETY OFFICERS The Sch
westerbund society of the Hebrew
Reformed church has elected these
new "officers to serve for the ensuing
year : President, Mrs. V. Tun olsky ;
vice president, Mrs. I. Reder; secre
tary, Mrs. I. E. Philo; treasurer,
Mrs. Louis Loeb.
LECTURE-Prof. N. L. Glover
will lecture on "Music" at the fourth
entertainmen in Woodland ave. M.
E. church lycoum courso Tuesday
evening, Nov. 14. Vocal and instru
mental music i3.a prominent feature
at these entertainments. There is
no charge for admission.
To Be Given By the Liedertafel Wed
The following program will be
given at the Liedertafel concert next
Wednesday evening,.Nov. 15:
1. Ovorture William Tell .Rossini
2 a Ea steht eine machtige
Linde . . .. Paclie
b Im schoenen Maie. H. Zoellner
3. BeduinLove Song Pinsuti
Mr. Francis J. Sadlier.
4. Carissima H. Pontet
Mrs. Richard Ward.
5. EIn Maerchen (Fairy Tale). Bach
6. Jch grollo nicht . Schumann
Mr. Francis J. Sadlier.
7. Tenor Solo Selected
Mr. Edward Upham.
8. Wiegenlied (Cradle Song) .
Mrs. Richard Ward.
9. Mondnacht Weinzierl
10. "When Love is Gone" .Howley
Mr. Francis J. Sadlier.
At 5:30 Saturday evening, a fire
started iu the basement of Harter &
Milar's hardware store. Depart
ments I aud 3 were called, and
succeeded in extinguishing the
flames promptly. Damage slight.
Departments 1 and 2 were called at
6:20 Saturday evening, to the resi
dence of Jacob Brown, on Crouse st.,
where a fire broke out iu the kitchen.
Neighbors had the fire under con
trol when the departments arrivpd.
put ij jy iijii(i5 ns, uvul'i
ArtSimms and Burgo.
Agrees to Stop Akron Man
In 15 Rounds. -
Buchtel College Team
Won First Game.
Ruhlin Will Have Chance
Canton Tigers Defeated Sunday
Local Sporting News.
Art Simms, the clover feather
weight, was in Akron a short time
Ho has arranged a match with
Dick Burgo of Pift&burg. They will
meet berore the West Side Athletic
club of Massillon on the njght of
Nov. 21. Burgo recently went 25
rounds to a draw with McFadden.
Burgo agrees to stop Simms in 15
rounds or forfeit the purse.
Billy Madden savs that Bob
Fitzsimmons I113 refined to
meet Gus Ruhlin in Philadephia in a
six round bout, and that is the
reason why the "go" between the
pair, which was to have taken place
there Tuesday, did not come off. He
says that as Jim Corbett has re.
turned to.the ring he can find no ex
cuse for not meeting his giant pro
tege, Gus Ruhlin.
Foot Ball Notes.
Laub made the only touch down
for W. R. U. in the Obeflin gam
Brewster did not play in the Uni
Tersiry school-Shadyside academy
Buchtel's First Game.
The Buchtel college team played
its- first game Saturday with the C.
Y. M. A. C's. A very small crowd
witnessed the contest. Both elevens
showed the need of practice. Two
touchdowns were made by Price of
Buchtel. Smith, one of the college
players was knocked out. Long runs
were made by Rockwell, Robinson
Hardy, l.e r.e., Moore
Rockwell, l.t r.t., Vorweek
Trachsel, c . ...':
' c. Kraft
. . l.t., Roth
q.. R. Murphy
r h., J. Murphy
Touchdowns Price 2. Failed
goals Price, Eves. Referee Chase.
Umpire Stair- Linesmen Hoye,
Evans. Timer Cole. Time two
Simms In Training.
A special dispatch from Cleveland
says that Art Sims, tho clever Ak
ron featherweight, is hard at work in
the Business Men's Gymnasium,
training for several prospective
matches. Simms is under the eyes
of his manager, George V. Tuohey,
and is sparring from ten to fifteen
hard rounds every day with Curley
Supples, the crack lightwefght. The
latter is regarded by good judges as
one of the most likely men of his
class ever seen in this part of the
country and his work has bpen of the
greatest benefit to Simms.
That Simms is leaving no stone
unturned to get into the best possi
ble condition to be ready for all
comers at his weight can be seen
from the following articles on his
"Art is up with the larks, and be
fore breakfast is out for a brisk walk
of several miles in Lakeview park.
He eats a hearty breakfast of lamb
chops, toast, tea, with calves' foot
jelly, and in comes a rest of two
hours. At nine o'clock he goes out
on the road clad in several suits of
underclothes, sweaters and a woolen
cap. His road work consists of a
brisk walk or trot for from six to
Continued on Second Page.
Chamber of Commerce.
President N. R. Steiner of th
Chamber of Commerce has called a
meeting of the several committees
for Tuesday evening. A general
outline of the work to be pursued
the coming winter is to be arranged
and will be presented to the Chamf
ber at a later meeting.