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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 206
Large Fee For Dick.
His Share of Barber Back
Inquistor Comes In For
Garber Case Will be Heard by
Norris Trial Set For Monday
Court House News.
Major General Charles Dick will
come in for a largo feo, in connection
with the settlement of the O. C. Bar
ber tax casos in Cleveland Friday.
He receives four per cent of the
total amount, $12,000. This will give
him $480. The action was commenced
while he was County Auditor.
County Treasurer Homer E. Borgcr,
iets flvo por cent or $600. The big
"lum however goes to Inquisitor
Morgonthaler. His share amounts
to $3,000 or 25 per cent of the total.
The county will reoeive $7,920.
The amount claimed was $15,000.
Mr. Barber offered to pay $7,000.
This offer was gradually raised until
a compromise was reached at $12,000.
The case has been pending for ten
years. The money will be paid next
Judge Kohlor, Prosecutor Wnna
"maker'and Altorney Itogors held a
6onferenoek ' Saturday morning in
eference to the Garber case. It was
practically decided to assign it to
Judge Nye for hearing, provided lie
Tho Norris case will be called
Monday morning. Subpoenas were
issued Saturday for witnesses in tho
Tho Jury in the case of Jennie
Means vs. It. H. Duncun, executor,
was out only 1G minutes. Tho plain
tiff was givon a verdict for $1,110,
The Summit Lumber & Building
If you will
return this coupon and three
one cent sttmps to the J. C.
Ayer Co., Lowell, Miss., you
will receive in return a copy of
the aoth Century Yetr Book.
This is not in ordinary almanac,
but a handsome book, copiously
illustrated, and sold for 5 cents
on all news-stands. (We simply
allow you the two cents you
spend in postage for sending.)
Great men have written for
the Year Book. In it is summed
up the progress of the 19th cen
tury. In each important line of
work and thought the greatest
living specialist has recounted
the events and advances of the
past century and has prophesied
what we may expect of the next.
Among the most noted of
our contributors are :
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson, on
Agriculture; Senator Chauncey M.
Depen-, on Fohttcs ; Russell Sage, on
Finance; Thomas Edison, on Elec
tricity, Dr. Madison refers, on Re
llglon; General Merritt,on Land War.
fare; Admiral Uichborn, on Natal
Warfare; "Al" Smith, on Sports, etc.;
making a complete review of theuhole
field of human endeavor and progress.
Each article is beautifully and
appropriately illustrated, and the
whole makes an invaluable book
of reference, unequaled any
where for the money.
Address J. C. Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass.
Easy Chairs and
Music Cabinets and
Parlor Pieces and
Parlor Cabinets and
Our Store is filled
with things which will
make your friends
Seller of everything to fur-
uIbIi a house,
South Howard street.
J NOTICE . . .
4 " " A speolartriemirifWlirbe"
4 held FRIDAY EVEMHGt DEC. 22,
. at 7 o'olook, in Modern Wood-
T men's Hnll.J 11WN. Howard st-
Business of importance.
By order of
i F. P. MOORE, V. P.
company has sued Alex. S. Kirk ot
al for $-28.44, alleged to be due on ac
The Beacon Journal Co. is a plain
tiff in an action ngainst J. E. Church.
It claims $55.83, alleged to be due for
Louis Lefller jr. has been appoint
ed administrator of tho estate of Ja
cobSiebold. Bond $1,000.
Gov. Sidney Edgerton has been
appointed to probeoute the case ot
tho State vs. O. M. Oborlin.
C. T. Grant, guardian of Buel J.
Fish, has boon authorized to settle a
claim for $1,104.84 held by W. A.
Sntulers of Cleveland for $100. Fish
gavo lilm a warrantoe deed to prop
erty. It developed that thoro were
leans on it.
W. G. Friend, defendant in divorce
case brought by Etta M. Friend, has
Mod an answer and cross petition.
Ho alleges tliat hl wife committed
adultery with Glen Dexter. Ho
claims she left his home to llv with
Clarenco Ott, Loynl Oak.'. 21
Elva Tritt, Westerner 18
PERSONAL AND SOCIAL.
Win, Lcnhart, who Was compolled
to give up his busfrjess hero last sum
mer on nccount of 111 health, Is very
much Improved and lias again taken
up his formor business on W, Market
Tho entertainment at St, Mary's
hall Filday ovenlng was liberally
The Red Men gave an enjoyable
social in Kaisors hall Friday night.
Buchtol college students onjoyed
tho Hirst dance of the winter term in
Grouse gymnasium Fliday evening.
Miss Franoes Parkhill of Kent is
tho guest of friends.
Lincoln, Nob., Deo. 16. Flro at tho
penitentiary consumed the manufactur
ers' building and contents, amounting to
between $7(5,000 and $100,000. All the
prisoners ore reported to have oscaposl
Falrtonlght Sunday partly cloudy
AKRON. OHIO, SATU11DAY EVENING. DECEMBER 16. 1899.
City Will Lose Case
Brought to Enjoin Tele
From Tearing Up Akron's
Decision Expected at Cleveland
Nono Had Been Made Late This
It waB expected that the suit
brought by the city to enjoin tho
Contral Union Tolephone company
from attempting to lay its conduits
in Akron would be decided In tho
United States court at Clevulnnd
Tho suit nill dotermlno whether
'.;: A special tuition rate will be given all pu-
U pile entering or making arrangements to enter j
Hammers Business College
iii For a course of study at once! Call or write for particulars and VIV
JK get a Holiday Grooting. Tol. 1893. ?.
228-30-32 S. MAIN ST.
229-31-33 S. HOWARD ST.
HE EAST OHIO
January 1, 1000, cost price for all-natural gas,
but will continuo until that time at tho cost
prico established in 1,898, which is tho pres
ont price. Every ond iif aware of the largo
increased prices of all iron goods within the pa-t ypnr.
Applications filed at tho oflico prior to January 1, will re
ceive our prompt attention at tho old prices
Streets not already piped, if sufHciont applications como
in to justify tho piping, will bo piped early in tho spring,
and all applications mndo will bo entitled to samo rate for
matorial and fitting, as thoso streets already piped.
The East Ohio Gas Company.
E. STRONG, General Manager.
TEACHERS' MEETING Tho
Summit County Teachers' associa
tion met at the High school today.
Some can and some can
not drink it.
"A temporato Indulgonco in coifeo
(taking It only at my morning incnl)
seemed safe, hut during theso years
I sulforcd from time to time, inox
and tho loss of at least one-tenth of
" It did not occui to my mind that
anything so commonlyused as coifeo
could bo the cause of the distressing
condition, until upon one occasion I
broke over my temperate line and
drunk cofTeo twice a day. After
three days' Indulgence my daughter
and mjBelf were both brought down
by vlolont sick headncho, suffering
extreme nausea from tho smell,
taste or tnougut otcotreo.
"I naturally became convinced
that It was coifeo poison; still, like
thonlcohol victim, Iwns not willing
to dve tin the favorite beverage, and
a few days after the sickness, re
sumed my morning cup, with the
same old result. This set ine to
think nc seriously. 1 reasoned that
if drinking colfee twice a day pro
duced such extremely bad results,
drinking it once a day must produce
half as bad, and that in all proba
bility my trouble for years had been
caused by tho effect of coHeo on my
system, even in the small quantities
"I concluded to stop moping along
throu.h the world half alive and
sick half tho time, so I cut olf coifeo
altogether nud began with Fostum
food conee. ino longer 1 use it,
the better I like it. I am now
entirely freo from sick headaches,
dyspepsia, and havo none of tho
oileots of coifeo poison. Naturally,
I very heartily recommend Fostum
to friends 011 every occasion. With
sincoro gratitude," Frances Mon
trose, 1U16 Mogeo St., Kansas Ulfy,
or not the 25-yuar franchise rail
roaded through tho Council by the
Central Union Telephone company
last wlntr, in opposition to tho ex
pressed wishes of tho Citizen's Com
mittee of Fifty, representing Ak
ron's telephone users, Is a legal
The decision may niso havo a great
deal to do m ith determining whether
or not Mr. Gaiber, tho company's
agent, can bo proven 'technically
guilty of promising Commissioner
McGnrry a bribe In conectlon with
"I hnvo no doubt bnt that tho case
will bo decided agalust'tho city,"
said Commissioner MeGnrry this
"The city's interests in the caso
have boon attended to tnly In a per
functory manner; and thrto of the
Commissioners have signed affida
vits vittually letting tho bottom drop
out of tho city's side of tho case,
while tho Telephone company lias
mado a hard light. If the caso goes
against the city I shall not be sur
prised In tho least."
Tho Clerk of Courts'at Cleveland
Informed tho DcitociiAtfat 8:30 this
af tornoon that no entry had yet been
mado In the case.
Tho Union Veterans' union gave an
entertalptnent in S. of V. hall Fri
RECEPTION Tho teachers of
Howe school tendered a reception to
tho parents of pupils Friday even
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GAT3 'OCT. will "charger rlifor
Tho American Whlto Monorca as
socladon will hold Its annual con
vention and election of officers in
this city the first week in January.
Tho dato Is fixed for that time, so
tho members may attend tho Bench
show given by tho Akron Poultry
and Pot Stock club. Tho president
of tho association is Dr. J. W. Lyder
of this city and tho socioty has on Its
roll of membership, fanciers from
nearly e ery state in tho union.
Tho Akron Poultry and Pot Stock
Club has ottered a sliver enp and $10
in gold for tho largest and best dis
play of whlto Minorcas. Tills offer
will Induco the members of tho asso
ciation to bring tholr prize winners
with them and Akron may be assured
of tho finest exhibit of white Minor
cas in thoStato.
Frospeots for a flrst-class Bhow in
all departments are blight, Secre
tary Palmer hns received letters
from sevornl Eastern poultry firms
relative to tho show. Ravenna fan
ciers will send 20 coops of Portage
county prla birds.
Gils Ruhlln says he Is sure ot
knooklng out Stocking Conroy in
short order before tho Broadway
club noxt Tuesday. If ho can he
will be matched to meet the winner
of tho McCoy-Maher light.
At the Howuid st. alleys Friday
nigh, t the Ceroal team won out by 25
plna. Score, Cereal 734 j Euroka 709.
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IN OUR IMMENSE STOCK
Must be Sold
By Jan. 1st f a
This has always been our
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Hq UUV UK U1V U-Ui-lCIJ' llLUDi"
Shipments hurried as soon
facturers have reached us
they would not bo shipped. So wo havo
An Immense Stock
Ebersole Pianos, Cable Pianos, Schubert
Pianos, Schuman Pianos, Royal Pianos, Kingsbury
Pianos, Martin Bros. Planoi, all
Bargains. A $325 Ebersole Piano, splendid
wnlnut ibo, ahuninized plate, duplox scale, one of tho
finest toned instruments, lias been rented four months,
275,00 buys it on payments of $7 por month.
A magnificent S500 Schumann Pinno in Hungarian
Ash, this Pinno was sold in tho southern part of tho
state, was returned to us through tho failure of the busi
hops man who had purchased it, for 300. Would sell it
nt S8.00 a month.
A splendid Kingsbury, bull walnut case, largest sizo.
This Piano was originally sold by tho dealer in the south
ern part of tho state to 6ome parties who moved to this
city, and as thoy need money, were obliged to dispose of
it. Vo purchased it and oiTer it as a genuine bargain at
One good Ohickering Square at 25.
Ono W, P. Emerson case, revarnishod, nico condi-
erf Hon, at ?00.
cJ r r it rl-
ujiO( '. j, utile, t'luuiu, in guuu cuuumun, at ioo
Ono lino Lindoman & Sous, 1i octaves, 60.00.
Ono nico Boardman & Gray, "0.00.
OnoH. Stone, square, $50.00.
Ono fine Beatty, squaro, carved legs, finely finished,
Another square piano thatynu may make tho prico of,
. Organs, new Piano Oases, Organs, in Oak and Wal
nut, High Back Oasod organs, with Looking Glasses and
Organs from $2Q.'O0 up.
established custom of eell-
as possible bythe manu
just now, whon w e thougllt
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Shot Guns, Rifles, Shot,
I'owd:r, Sbclis, Cartridges,
Revolvers, rishlns Tcckle,
everything In Snorllnc
Goods at Lowest Trices.
GEO. S, DALES fc SON,
221 South Main St.
PltlCE ONE CENT
"The Big Store of
For Xmas Time.
Such an aggregation of
As is exhibited here, has
never been behold. It is the
most bounteous display the en
tire city pooseises.
We're loaded for you
with tho choicest stock ever
shown in Akron, and at prices
other dealers buy at.
Fine Line Jap. Qoods,
All kinds Rubber Toys,
Cup-s and Saucers,
A. B. C. Blocks,
Box Letter Paper,
All kinds Glassware,
Little and Big Dolls.
We have thousands of
other articles. Ccme in
and see for yourself. ,
5c and 18c
Goods delivered ires to all parts of
SPECIAL PRICES TO CHURCHES AND
5c and 10c Stord
P. R. Smith's Old Stand
118 S.Howard st.
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