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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 186
AKRON. OHIO, THURSDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 23, 1899.
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Indications That It Was
SWade Had Been Robbed
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Wanted to Get Even.
Both Men' on
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SJesf. A post portem examination of
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ine Doay 01 job xurner, cuiureu, ivuo
xas murdered by Joe Wade, Tues
4sy night, was conducted by Goron-
Sex E. O. Leberman Thursday morn-
3ng. He was assisted Drs. C E.
Jbrris and J. V. Cleaver. It -was
found that the bullet, a 44-calibre,
rptiad penetrated the right ventricle of
vlthe heart, passed through that organ
rlv iinrl tnnk an nnwnTrl f.nnrsR. Inrlfine-
near tne suouiaer. a amgenc searcn
fnr fhn hn.11 fnilpd tn rfivpal its lnrtn-
SS. insrnlace. '
press "Wado had not been appre
hended. It is thought he has fled
Looks Uko Premeditation.
Sheriff Prank G. Kelley and Dep
uty Sheriff Hollinger held confer
ence in the grand jury r m Thurs-
i' day afternoon with James Marshall
T; and 'Mrs. Fanny Turner. ""
SMafeltJsUev.ed that there is good
'-Teason to suppose thatthe, inurdffrof
Joe Turner had been' premeditated.
Marshall -worked -with Wade a -week
ago and the latter told him he -would
leave at the next pay day. This
would have beenr Nov. 20. -Wade
told Marshall that he had been rob
bed and he -would have revenge.
Full Account ol the Tragedy.
The remains of Joe Turner, the
negro, -who -was killed by Joe Wade,
Tuesday night, -were brought to Ak
ron Wednesday afternoon. They
were taken to Billow's morgue.
Both the murdered and the mur
derer are colored man. They were
employed by Contractor Spellacy,
who has charge of the grading along
the Erie railroad preparatory to lay
ing a double track. The murder oc
curred on the Diagonal highway in
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Then you have a bad
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morning. Your appetite
is poor, and food dis
tresses you. You have
frequent headaches and
are often dizzy. Your
stomach is weak and
your bowels are always
There's an old and re
liable cure :
Don't take a cathartic
dose and then stop. Bet
ter take a laxative dose
each night, just enough to
cause onegood free move
ment the day following.
You feel better the
very next day. Your
appetite returns, your
dyspepsia is cured, your
headaches pass away,
your tongue clears up,
your liver acts well, and
your bowels no longer
give you trouble.
Price, 2S cenU. All drugjl'tf .
" I have taken Ayer'g Pills for 35
yeirs, and I consider them the best
znxde. One plil does me more pood
than half a box of any other kind I
haT6 ercr tried."
Mrs K.E. Talbot,
.Haich30,l899. Arrlneton, Kans.
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Do yo need anything for
the house? We have it.
We never showed such a
line as we do this fall all
bought at old prices and
sold on same basis very
fine and very cheap. This
includes Chamber Suites,
Iron beds, Odd Dressers,
Chiffoniers, etc., etc.
This includes couches.
Tables, Easy Chairs and
Rockers. We have the
most extensive assortment
of these goods we havo ever
shown the range is so
great we cannot quote
prices, but they are so cheap
they -will satisfy you and
they .must be seen to be
We have fine oak dining
tables Square tops -with
fine bases at from $5.50 up
and dining chairs in oak,
cane seat cost from 80c up.
Carpets and Draperies
In this department vre
show ono of the largest
stocks in the city and if you
-want Carpets, Curtains,
Bugs, Matting, Oil Cloth or
anything in the line of floor
coverings or -window or
door hangings, -we are head
quarters. Crockery and Lamp
We are prepared to treat
you better than anybody
else if you are in need of
a Lamp. Our Stock is Lar-
er and our Prices Lower.
iur Center Draft, Bochester
Burner Lamps at $3.50 are
Call and look whetheryou
want to buy or not. Wo like
to show goods.
f3 Seller of every tl
furnish a house.
South Howard st.
Tallmadge township near the Por
tage county line and a short distance
from the Stque farm, the scene of
the terrible tragedy, in which Cotell
figured throe years ago.
Near this point is a large camp
used by Mr. Spellacy's laborers.
Nearly 100 men, mostly colored, live
in the camp and work on the railroad
Turner and Wade, with their
wives, occupied a small house about
a quarter of a mile southwest of the
camp. On Tuesday the two women
were in Cleveland. They returned
by the way of Akron and went to
Kent onTa Bapid Transit car.
The men mot their wives at 8:30
o'clock at the car line in Kqnt. The
men had been rmrtKing anu were
considerably intoxicated. They
were about Kent omo time before
they went home. The women got a
chance to ride in a buggy and the
men started on foot.
Marshal Parkinson had his eye
upon the party early jn the evening.
Ho gave a sigh of relief when he saw
them safely out of Kent. On their
way home Turner and Wado were
not alone. They were accompanied
by Jcif D. Welty, Harvey Winfiold
and Claude Stephens, all white, and
Fred Hostler, colored.
Mr. Wclty's Slatemoni.
A Demociiat reporter was at the
scene of the murder with County
Detective Burlison and Coroner E.
O. Leberman Wednesday afternoon.
Regarding the shooting, Mr. Welty
"Last night Winfield, Stephens
and myself drove to Kent. We saw
Turner and Wade with their wives.
We let the women ride home in the
rig and we walked. The men were
drunk and Wade had hard work to
keep on his feet. We walked along
until we were nearly home. All the
wav Wade carried.a large 44-calibre
revolver in his hand. I tried to get
him to put it in his pocket'but he re
fused. The two men got into a con
troversy about a freo pass upon the
railroad. Turner said that if a man
worked five years the railroad com
pany would give him a pass.
"Wade replied: 'You are a d- n
liar, and if you say that again I'll
blow your brains out!'
"Turner replied that he didn't care
if he did. "At this point," contin
ued Mr. Welty, "I started to go over
to the barn where I keep my horses,
when I heard a shot and saw Turner
fall. We all- ran away fearing that
he might take a shot at us. After a
little while we came bacK and found
Turner lying upep his back dead. I
sent a boy afterroYtfot gun, think-
PROTEST BY 61 7.
Falls Residents Want the
Town to be "Dry."
Township People Joined
The expected did not take place at
the Cuvahotra Falls council last
It was intended to 'vote on an ordi
nance prohibiting the sale of intoxi
cants in the village. After a remon
strance against the passage of the
ordinance, signed by Gl" people, and
a similar remonstrance, signed by 47
Stow township citizens, and several
personal letters, protesting against
making the Falls "wet" had" been
read and ordered placed on file, the
council adjourned -without taking
a vote on the matter.
Mr. E. A. Henry, in his letter, to
the council, besides remonstrating
against the ordininance, said: "Also
close up places where liquor is now
being sold." He referred to the
"speak easies," -which are said to be
doing prosperous business.
Mr. Oakley took the floor after the
petitions had been read. He -wanted
to know -when Stow township be
bame a part of the Falls. He also
said that a large number of the
names on the petition were women
and small boys, who didn't vote at
the last election. Some names were
on the petition twice, while some
claim that one name appeared five
The lobby was crowded and this
probably was the reason why no vote
was taken. There is no telling what
will be done with the matter, but it
is probable that the ordinance will
be passed at some unexpected time.
Interesting Session of the New
' Century Club.
New Century Club members were
guests of Mrs. B. C. Herrick Wed
The program was ,in fitting
sequence to the winter's study of
FrancMMMMKg.xof a paper 'by(
. nniin mi; iiiio u.ii.r u un
history of' the i r
instituted by Cardinal Richelieu and
that the most remarkable claim of
this Academy to fame is the diction
ary of the French language published
after 50 years of debate.
The club then listened to a piano
solo, minuette, by Gromfeld, as play
ed by Mrs. Kimbeck.
Mrs. Irving Rankin, in her paper
on Hotel de Rambouillet, gave an
account of the life of this noble and
high minded Marchioness de Ram
bouillet; how she gathered around
her and dispensed hospitality alike
to authors, wits and persons of rank ;
how -the conversational brilliancy
which has ever since distinguished
the great salons of Paris originated
here, and the French academy took
its rise from one of its literary re
unions which grew out of those at
Hotel de Rambouillet.
Days of the Great Ministers, Sully,
Richelieu, Mazarin, Colbert, was
fully yet concisely given by Mrs.
Simon Smith. A short intermission
was taken, when Mrs. Thomas
helped each one to enter into French
homes by her clear description of
their interiors, customs, beliefs and
superstitions of their inmates. Mrs.
Kimbeck then gave another solo.
Refreshments were served, amid a
general discussion of club interests.
To Be Held in Akron Ohio Sunday
The Ohio Sunday School associa
tion will hold its annual convention
in our city on June 5, G and 7. About
1,500 delegates will be in attendance,
coming from every town and locality
in the state. State, national and in
ternational Sunday school workers
will be here.
The condition on which the con
vention was invited to come hero
was that our people will give them
supper, breakfast and night lodging
free, but delegates must secure and
pay for their dinners.
Preparations for this great gather
ing must be arranged for early.
Hence a meeting is called for tomor
rom (Friday) evening at 7:30 in tho
parlors of First M. E. church, of the
superintendents and their assistants
of all the Sunday Schools in the city,
to organize and take tho initiative
steps in the work.
Come and inspect our new bowling
alley, the finest in tho city. Ozier's,
new AValsh block.
The ladies of tho Wpst Congrega
tional church invite all to come and
take "supper with them tomorrow
night at the church from 5:30 to 7:30.
Supper 15 cents.
Rain, follpwed tonight by fair and
cooler in south portion; fair -Friday.
Get Off the Track, Says
Details of How Thomas Kay Was
Killed No Relatives.
The body of Thomas Kay, the sec
tion hand who was killed near Kent,
Wednesday, on the Erie railroad,
reached Billow's morgue at 4 o'clock
Information came to Coroner Leb
erman Wednesday that Mr. Kay's
homo was in Montreal, Canada, and
that he had no relations in this vi
cinity. The only articles found in tho
dead man's pockets were some pat
ent medicine circulars, a cake of
Cuticura soap, and a note book, in
which was written: W. Bloomfield,
Summit, Cook county, HI.
Today $7' in currency one $5 and
two $1 bills was found in a pocket
of the dead man's shirt. The body
has not been claimed by any friends
or relatives. The money found on
the body may be used in providing
Kay was about 50 years old, of me
dium height, light complexioned,
medium light hair, sandy moustache,
blue eyes, high forehead, and was at
tired in rough working clothes. Kay
was not working at tho time he was
struck by Erie train 12. The engineer
of the Erie train told Coroner Leb
drman that; it was "a case of where
the man would not get off jthe track
after being warned." The engineer
reversed the engine, but could not
stop in time to. avoid striking Kay.
Arraigned on a Charge
of Horse Stealing.
Charges and Counter-Charges In
Petit Larceny Case.
.-.In Police court Thursday morning
Qhas. Palmer was arraigned on a
w?- .. c n ..
1 by Newton Kinneman." This iftrtj
same case in which "Bill" Hall, is
implicated. Palmer, hired a horse
and buggy last Monday to make a
trip into the country, and Hall was
detailed as driver. But there was
"booze" mixed up with the aggre
gation, and in some way or other
Hall wandered into this city without
the rig. Palmer's exact location was
in doubt, and Hall declared that the
man was intoxicated when last seen.
Palmer was heard of at Wadsworth
and Detective Ed Dunn brought him
to this city and placed him in prison
Wednesday night. Thursday morn
ing the accused pleaded "not guilty,"
and case was continued to Friday
morning. Bond $500. Hall's case was
also continued to Friday morning.
The horse and buggy were returned
to Kinneman, Wednesday.
Later Detective Dunn appeared
before the Mayor and explained the
situation that the defendants were
both intoxicated, and their inten
tions were not criminal. Palmer
was fined $5 andi costs and Hall re
leased. Harry Reifsnyder was arraigned
on a charge of petit larceny, accused
by E. J. Maddison of stealing from
him a set of harness. Reifsnyder
intimates that Maddison stole the
harness from him. Meanwhile John
L. Reid files an affidavit that Mad
dison stole the harness from him"1,
and both cases were continued to
Friday morning. Bond $100 each.
John May and Win, Stanson, vag
rants, dismissed. They were well
dressed, and when they applied to
Prisonkeeper Washer for lodging
Wednesday night, told of their rid
ing on a b.oxcar into Akron, and
while making the journey, falling
in with a gang of tramps who beat the
defendants and robbed them of over
LAST LINKS.. '
NEW PENSION Royal D. Potter
of Cleveland has been granted an
original pension of $6 permonth.
REORGANIZED The ' Damon
club have reorganized and officers
elected: L. A. Knoflcr, president;
H. B. Limric, secretary, and Geo.
W. Rogers, treasurer. The above,
togother with dipt. H. O. Feederle
and A. C. Johnson, constitute a
board of directors.
Assembly Hall Opening.
The Assembly hall has been re
built and put in excellent condition
for an opera house. Rob. T. Taylor
has leal&tf it for the season and will
give his ttoening performance next
Monday, Nov. 27, at popular prices.
New and comfortable seats will
sopn be put in.
Tickets for the Messiah on sale at
J. B, Storer & Co.'s. Prico to any
part of Methodist church 50, cents.
Shall Council Decide?
Raises Question That In
terestsf Every Citizen.
May., Cause Akron to Loose
Whetherthe Petition to Vacate Is
Granted or Not.
Members of City Council
Board ofj City
afternoon viewed that part of North
Forge st. which Robinson Bros. &
Co., thefsewer pipe manufacturers,
wish thcity to vacate in exchange
for another strip of land.
The part of the street which the
petitiomasks to have vacated is the
strip about 1,500 feet long and 8.92
feet wiqe on the south side of the
street, north of the sewer pipe plant,
and befsreen the railroad tracks and
Arlington st. The land to.be given
in exchange is a strip of about the
same proportions on tho north side
of the Itreet.
The. patter will come up for final
decision at next Monday evening's
Council meeting, when the viewers
and those interested will discuss the
question in detail.
There is much importance at
tached to both sides of the question
Robinson Bros, declare that the va
cating of the street is necessary to
thejcrintlnuance of their business.
Thejfwanttoputin a switch to fa-
Mr. Geo. J. Benner, the brewer,
has filed' a protest in Council, claim
ing that his business would be in
jured to the extent of $80,000 were the
street to be changed as the Robinson
Bros. & Co. desires.
Mr. R. L. Robinson's Statement.
Today, Mr.,R. L. Robinson, super
intendent of the Robinson Bros. &
Co.'s plant on North Forge at., said,
in referring to what the company
wants: "We want the city to vacate
aportion of North Forge street on
the south side, about 800 feet long
and 8.92 feet wide, and in exchange
will give private property owned by
us on tho north side of the street,
same proportions with that wo wish
vacated. We want the change made
that our facilities for bringing clay
to the plant may be increased. At
present we have great difficulty in
getting clay to the plant, and we
want to put in a switch on that part
of the street which we petition to
have vacated. If we cannot procure
this strip of the street, it will be al
most an impossibility to continue
On the other side of the question,
E. (5. Deible, superintendent of the
Geo. J. Renner brewery says that if
the streeot is vacated as designed
Will Not Erect a Building
which is now contemplated, and up
on which it was designed to begin
work next spring, the building to be
five stories high and used as a malt
house. Mr. Deibleisaid:
"It is our intention to erect a malt
house five storieB high and 350 feet
long, with a capacity for malting
150,000 barrels a season. It is intend
ed to make this malt for our three
factories those of Akron, Youngs-
town and Mansfield which wiUgive
employment to 75 men atwages from
$3 to $3.50 per day. But if the street
is vacated, this new plant will be lo
cated in Youngstown, as with the
proposed switch tracks on tho street,
traffic facilities would bo so damaged
that our loss would be not less.than
"By this vacating a portion of the
street, the. damage would extend
further than our plant. An unsightly
crook would be made in the street.
and possibilities of securing a street
car line on North Forge st. would be
seriously encountered. It is hoped
that this city will not permit the
converting of any of its streets into
freight yards, to gratify the domands
of an individual concorn as against
the convenience and interests of the
many. This street has been here
since 1S27 and Indications are vory
flattering foryour securing a street
car line next year.
Would Injure tho Fair.
"Were this vacating to take placet
entrance to the fair grounds would
be.-greatly damaged, because a street
car line could not so easily be ex
tended to the grounds.
Summit Farmers to Raise Barley.
"Instead of buying all our barley
at Chicago, it is our design, if condi
tions warrant our building the malt
plant, to offer such inducements to
Summit county farmers as will cause
them to engage in the raising of bar
ley. We will be in the market for
all the barley raised in Summit
county. We want to build the plant,
and will build it if aportion of North
Forge st. is not vacated.
"The railroad companies and the
City Commissioners have almost de
cided to put a new iron bridge across
Forge St., near the brewery, and also
to widen the crossing under the
bridge. Besides this, it is also de
signed to grade and pave the extreme
northern portion of North Forge St.,
and conditions favorable to these
improvements would be damaged
were any part of the street to be vacated."
Ready to Tak 3 Charge of
At the First Church of Christ-
Praised at Dallas.
Evangelists Scoville and Huston
arrived from Dallas, Tex., today,
and will have charge of the remain
der of the revival services at the
First Church of Christ. They were
expected last Sunday, but were de
layed by the exceptionally good ser
vices had at Dallas.
Rev. Tannar announces that Rev.
Scoville's topic tonight will be:
"Workers Together With God."
The Dallas Times Herald gives the
Evangelists the following splendid
"Evangelists Chas. R. Scoville and
Frank C. Huston of Indiana, who
have been conducting gospel services
at the Central Christian church,have
been phenomenally successful con
sidering that the meeting began at
the close of the Fair. Mr. Scoville
has proved to be one of the ablest
ministers ever in Dallas and his work
has won unstinted praise from a
great mass of people outside the
church, as well as all who are mem
bers of the church. Mr. Scoville's
subjects have all been taken from the
New Testament and principally from
the Book of Acts.
"Prof. Huston has been equally
as zealous in his work as singer and
director of the chorus and he will be
remembered by wTiat he has done
for a long time to come. The evan
gelists will leave tomorrow morning
for Akron, Onio, to begin a meeting
in that city."
Thank Offering Service.
The members and friends of tho
Main Street Methodist Episcopal
church will meet at the church this
evening for tho purpose of planning
ways and means for securing a large
thank offering'toward the indebted
ness on their church property. Sev
eral addresses by prominent men of
the city will be made. All friends
of the church are cordially invited.
Was the Semi-Annual Meeting of, the
Union Missionary- Society.
The semi-annual meeting of tho
Union Missi onary society was well
attended at the Baptist church yes
The program was as follows :
Devotional services were conducted
by Mrs. D. P. Wheeler, followed
with a duet by Mrs. F. Burt and
Miss Lena Wilson. A very inter
esting and instructive and carefully
prepared paper on the subject of
"Medical Missions" was read by
Mrs. Haddock of the First M. E,
church. This was followed with a
solo, "Tho Christ Child," by Mrs.
Burt. The Symposium on "Children's
Work" brought out many interest
ing things as to how the work is car
ried on in the various churches of
our city. This was responded to by
ladies from eight different congrega.
Tho need of more missionary liter
ature is felt in our publio library. At
present the union is unable to pur
chase books, but will start a mis
sionary table upon which will be,
placed the missionary periodicals of
each denomination represented in
the union, being furnished by each
After a hymn the meeting closed
with prayer offered by Mrg. Grubb.
Tho union has piombers from nine
missionary societies and hope by
next meeting to havo representatives
from every society in the city.
Inspecting the Road.
The operating department of the
B. & O. R. R. started on an inspec
tion tour over their new acqu!sltj,
tho C. T. & V. R. R. yesterday' a
special train. It Is likely tb juo
changes will bo made
Criminal Cases Put Off
Until December 18.
The State Was Ready
Prosecutor Says Mr. Garber
Will be Tried.
Cases Settled and New Ones
Thursday was the day set for the
trial of criminal cases in Common
When court opened not a single de
fendant was in the room. Judge
Kohler thereupon postponed all
criminal, cases until December 18,
when, it is announced, they will be
heard without, fail. Prosecutor
Wanamaker told a Democrat re
porter that the State was ready to
proceed with cases. Due notice has
been given the defendants and there
is no reason why they sliould not be
ready. "J'l have never asked for a
continuance," said the Prosecutor,
"and I have urged that the cases
come to trial promptly."
"You may also say," said Mr.
Wanamaker, "that despite reports
that Garber will not be tried, his
case will surely be called with the
rest. Such statements are false and
Action on Account.
Frank D. Cassidy has sued Chas.
H. Palmer for $412.50, alleged to be
due on account. Interest from Jan.
7, 1893, is asked.
In the casept Edward Kyser vsi
Samuel Steffee, the defendant -has
filed a demurrer, claiming the action
should be brought in the -name of
Lloyd Kyser instead of Edward Ky
ser. The suit is for $50 damagos. It
is claimed that Steffee's dog fright
ended a horse driven by Lloyd Ky
HI - imbY NEBS
Made from Grape Cream of Tar
tar. Most healthful and effi
cienk of all leavening: agents.
ser, causing it to rnn away. The af
fair happened near Cottage Grove.
Henry B. Cross has been granted a
divorce from Haunah M. Cross on
the ground of willful absence for a
period of three years or more.
Liitii- A. Coffey was granted a di
vorct i rum Frank F. Coffey Wednes
Jesse Boyer has filed an answer to
his wife's divorce petition denying
tho plaintiff's allegations. He claims
that his wife has several times ap
plied for a divorce without effect.
In the matter of the application of
the stockholders for dissolution of
partnership of Root-Tea-Na-Herb
Co, A note 'in the court calendar'
says, "Settled costs paid, no record."
Edward Wright, who was .found
guilty of assault and battery, was
fined $100 and costs by Judge Kohler
Thursday. An imprisonment sen
tence was also imposed, but will be
suspended providing the boy is srnt
to a military school.
Husband Got the divorce.
In the case of Andrew Mutschler
vs. Mary B. Mutschler, a divorce was
granted to the husband instead of to
the wife, as announced in the court
Elizabeth Ludwick administratrix
of Levi Ludwick has filed a final ac
Mary A. Walsh has been appoint
ed administratrix of the estate of
Julia M. Walsh. W. T. Sawyer, Joe
Watts and John Mahoney appointed
Horace Greenwood has been ap-
-pointed administrator of tbe estate
of Almedia Kimball.
Frank Metzler, Akron 22
Frances McGuire, Akron 19
Louis Sell, Akron 48
Mary Overmeier, Akron 28
Isadore Godsmith, Mansfield 24
Cora Nachtrieb, Akron 24
A very pleasant surprise party
took place Tuesday evening at, the
home of John Gilhooly, corner of
Thornton and High sts. About 35
pupils were present. They presented
Mr. Gilhooly with a pair of cuff but
tons and a silk umbrella. Light re
freshments wereserved. -
Mr. and Mrs. Petor Phflbtenjeft (
Wednesday for Salamanca, N. Y.,
on a wedding tour.
C. E. Winteringer, C. A. & C. pas
senger agent at Columbus, was in
the city this morning.
Many mixtures, made in imitation of bakwj;
powders, are upon the market. They are
n!d cheap, but me dear at uny prtc. to
g&um thay CQutaia 1ub, a cgcrcaiw poiM.