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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 209
AKRON. OHIO, WE ONE DAY EVENING. DKC'l'UBKR 20. 1899.
HUGE ONE GENT
Turn of Affairs In Telephone In
Decree Turns Up Bearing Solicitor
City Would Lose the injunction Case If This
Entry Goes On. ,
Decree Says the Commissioners Have "Ratified"
The City of Akron, Complainant)
vs. . No. 5023, Order.
Central Union Telephone Company. )
This cause came on to bo heard upon the pleadings, tho testi
mony and tho affidavits ; and tho Court, being advisqd in tho pro
mises, finds. That tho ordinance
November 11, 1808, agreeing with
company as to its mode of use of
ways of said city, IS A VALID AND SUBSISTING ORDINANCE
That tho defendant company
quired by said ordinance.
That the City Commissioners of tho City of Akron, by granting
permission to tho Central Union Telephone company from time to
time to act under said ordinance, and tho said tho Central Union
Telephone company carrying out
and expending large sums of money in so doing, HAVE .RATI
FJEDSAID CONTRACT. .--- - - '-
It is .therefore ordered, adjudged arid docreed thai the restrain
ing order heretofore ontered in this causo be dissolved ; and that
tho bill filed herein on Juno 10, 1800, bo dismissed at the costs of
"O.K., Osborn Esgate, City
The foregoing Is the full text of an
order, prepared for entry upon the
journal of the U. S. Circuit court at
Cleveland, tn the injunction case
brought by the city against tho Cen
tral Union Telephone company.
This endorsement appears upon
tho face of the order:
Just how Solicitor Esgatu's name
appears upon this order, now on file
in Judge Taft's office at Cleveland,
Mr. Ksgato sys ho was iu Cleve
On imperial Policy
Opened by the Venerable
Introduced a Strong
Defining Governmont's Purpose
Hat Confidence In the Declaration of
Washington, Dec. 20. (Spl.) Sen
ato Hoar, tho noted Republican of
Massachusetts, began his attack
upon the Administration polloy of
Imperialism this morning, Introduc
ing a resolution declaring that "this
Republic should adhere to the doc
trines which were in the past set
forth In the Declaration of Indepond
enoe;"aud that "the purposo of its
exiitertco, and .tho object to which
iMortnern .uismcr or uiuo,
of tho City of Akron, passed
tho Contral Union Telophono
tho streets, alleys, and public
duly filed its bond and plat aB re
tho permission so granted to it
Solicitor, Akron, Ohio."
land yesterday and told Judge Taft
that he was not satisfied with the
order; that his signature was ofr
talned to it under a misrepresenta
It will bo noted that according to
the order, three of the City Commis
sionors have, by tbolraots from time
to time, "ratified" the franchiso
which the Tolephone company eiic
cceded in rallioading through the
Council. If the order becomes bind
ing there will be a great deal of re
sponsibility for tho three City Com
missioners to shoulder.
Tho citizens of Akron will keep an
eye on tho trend of events at Cleve
Its political action ought to be di
rected, should be to the enobllug of
humanity, tho raising from tho
depths of itg humblest members, tho
enabling of persons coming lawfully
under Its power to live in freedom
and In honor under governments
whose forms they are to linvo n
share In determining and In whose
administration they are to have nn
Trying to Hold Their Position,
Shelling the Boers.
P Pretoria, Dec. lB.-Spl.-An om
clal announcement says the British
are shelling the Boer's' position on
the Tugela, to prevent their orossing
the river and capturing the guns do
serted by the British on the south
Treaties Will Olnd.
Washington, Deo. 20, Spl. The
Committeoon Foreign Relations of
the Senate today authorized a favor
able report on the two treaties with
Germany and England for the con
trol of the Samoan Islands.
Meneljk Sees His Chance.
London, Dec. 20 (Spl.)-Great
anxiety is Ton here over the attitude
of tho Emperor of Abyssinia toward
England. At presont thoro Is a dis
pute botween this, king and Great
Britain as to the boundary between
Egypt and Abyssinia and, it is feared
that Menollk,mny consider the pres
ent an excellent time to make a de
mand against the British.
Detroit, Deo, 20.(Spl,) Samuel
fin the Circuit Court of the U. S.,
"Lest we forget," let us
jog jour memory regarding
mat Lnristmas matter.
The ranks are still full
wc have had large sales but
are receiving new things
dally in all departments so
wc are prepared to satisfy
A 1a nf a-l .. aUaI.. KJ
New and doilrablo
addition to our display
opened up today.
A very largo and so
Odd Chairs and
Those are always ac
Nothing bettor for a
Furniture. . .
Leather Chairs and
Library Tables, etc
Then there arc innumer
able other things which
cannot be enumerated, all
of which make excellent
Christmas gifts. Call and
Seller of everything to f ur
uish a home,
South Howard street.
Gompors was unanimously ro-olected
President of tho American Fedora
tlou of Labor thlB morning. Tho
other officers wero also lo-elooled.
Will Be Re-elected By His Present
A prominent member of the He
brow Reformed ohurch told a DnMO
obat reporter that Rabbi I. E. Phllo
would be re-elected pastor of the
church at the expiration of his year's
seivice, which will be in a few
months. Mr. Philo is an ablo mln
Istor, and popularwltb his congrega
tion. Matinee danco at XX. Century hall
Chllstmns nftornoou at iio'olock. 75a
per couplo. Ladles 2"c.
W. r. STICKLE.
Bachtol property, on Water street
between l.xchange and Bowery, for
sale nt private bale. Appraisod at
fln'jO.00. Can bo sold at $000 $800
down, $300 in one year and $300 In
two years, 0 per cent interest, se
cured by mortgage.
F. M. ATTERIIOLT. Assignee,
Akron Sav's Bank Bldg.
Deo 19-1 wk
Thomas Bird, eldest son of Geo,
Bird, Is seriously 111 with hem
orrhage of the lungs. Dr. Spencor
Doylestown Is tho attending phy
sician. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Montgomery
of Clark's Mill spent Sunday with
Mr. nnd Mrs. Perry Ware.
Tho High church Sunday school
will have a Christmas tree on Satur
day night, Dec. 2.).
Rev. Etter of Wadsv orth occupied
tho pulpit of tho High church on
Mr. and Mrs. Forest Swain spent
Saturday and Sunday in Akron the
guests of Mrs. Aaron Tcoplo.
Mrs, Adam Hackenbeig has been in
Akron tho past two weeks hoping to
regain her health.
Charley Bauchman has had a verv
slok horse the past week.
juiss uarison oi uamerton spent
the past few days with Miss Clara
Fair tonight and Thursday,.
Special C iristraas
J a See f
New, Stylish Garments at
Near Seal ahd Electric
Seal Jackets. Ch'olce Collar-
ettes, Boas ana jauits in an :
r , ---
n..A1lllni ... In....rt nnrrthl.
4UU11MC3 u lutvwi JJU33IU1& ;;,
100 garments, good qual
ities, some last year's styles
at $1, $2 and $3.
165 and l 57
South Howard street.
N..B. Seo advertisement
on 8th page, this issue. ma
Made on Well Known
Found dn Floor In Pool
He Has Been llnconcious Ever
Officers Have no Clew to His
John Thurston of Mogadore Is in
a critical condition, tho icsuttofa
murdorous assault made on him by
Tho entire affair is mysterious.
Thurston had no known enemies In
tho village. It is bolloved that the
assailant's object was robbery. He
has been unconscious slnco Monday
Ho was found on tho floor of tho
Myeis & Hall pottery. Ho had been
frightfully beaton, his head boing
cut in numerous places. Ho was
lying in a pool of blood, which was
spatterod all around him. As lie has
not regained consciousness, tho of
ficers havo been unable to get any
Information on which to baso a clew.
Thurston has resided in Mogadoro
all his life and is well known, not
only in the vilhge but throughout
The Union Charity association has
had little call from tho chronic de
pendents tills Fcaoa; its methods do
not oucourage them. But it has had
an unusual number of worthy emer
gency cases requiring temporary re
lief. . It can worthily use limned late
ly and would like to receive Xmas
gifts of coal, bedding and serviceable
clolhlng, especially men's shoes
and pants, hoys' shoes, pauts and
coats, girls' shoes, dresses nnd coats
and women's Bhoes, underclothing
and dresses. Contributions will bo
called for. Ofllce hours 0:80 to 11:80
A. m. Phone AT
To Take Effect at End
Fiscal School Year.
Motion to Accept It Was
Estimate of Cost For High
Double Session Plan Adopted
Elected a Janitor.
Pursuant to a pro-arranged plan
Supt. Thomas tendered bis resigna
tion to tho Board of Education Tues
It was the grand finale of a series
of incidents that havo created a
great deal of Interest and excitement
for several months.
Tho meeting was nearly ready for
adjournment when Mr.Slabaugh an
nounced that bo carried In his pocket
a communication from tho Superin
tendent touching tho tenure of his
ollice. Mr. Otis moved that tho let
ter bo presented to tho Board.
The communication bears the date
of August 22, 1800, and Is as follows:
"To tho Board of Education:
Prompted by a desire to promote
poaco and harmony in tho adminis
tration of tho schools of Akron and
without yielding my legal right un
der the contract made in March last,
for two years' services a3 Superin
tendent of the Akron schools, I here
by tender my resignation as such
superintendent, not to tako effect
until July 1, 1000. Tho same to bo
acted upon by the board not later
than Jon. 1, 1000.
"R. S. Thomas."
Mr. Otis promptly moved the ac
ceptance of the, resignation. Mr.
Freso seconded nlul the motion was
lost. Voto stood:
Ayes Milllkin, Otis, Slabaugb,
Nays Raymond, Kelly, Dlehm,
Hurtzoll, Gibbons, Talcott, Iuman,
There was no discussion.
Upon lecommondation of Chair
man Kelioy of the School and Doclp
llno Committee tho double session
plan was ndopted for tho High school
to begin with tho January term. The
sessions will be from 8:30 to 11:30
a.m. and from I to 8 p.m.
High School Gymnasium.
In tho same connection Mr. Kelioy
moved that the committee on new
buildings be instructed to look Into
the'mlvisabillty of building a gym
nasium on tho high school lot and
leport to tho board plans ami costs
withlnouo month. Said gymnasium
to bo divided suitably for tho use of
tho girls as woll as tho boys. Tho
Aftermuoh maneuvering Mr. John
Nolf was elected Janitor of the Allen
school at a salary of $75 por month.
His name was presented by Dr. Mil
llkin. Mr. Gibbons, who hns nil
along favored the election of Lewis
Yerrlck, countered by asking that
tho voto bo deferred for two weeks."
This was voted down. Col. Gibbons
thereupon recommended Mr. Yerrick
foi tho position. Voto was taken
upon the candidaoy of Mr. Nolf. It
stood Ayes 8; Nays 1,
Tho salaries of teachers In tho
night school were cut down to $2
peroenlng. Messrs. Slabaugh and
Otis suggestod that law students,
who had been teachers, co'uld be se
emed. It was stated that the city of
Cleveland pays that amount for
similar work. The teachers' terms
expire Wednosday and Superintend
ent Thomas was authorized to 6elect
teachers until the next meeting.
Supt. Thomas recommended the
following teachers for a trial: Mrs.
J. I). Chandler, Mrs. Brooker, Miss
Nellie Roonoy, of Falrmount, Wis.,
and Miss Belle Slade of Columbus.
Each Is to reooivo fi5 per month ex
cept Miss Slado. Her salary is 35
Want to Sell.
a. F. Kasoh, representlntr Hunt-
u ssi kre
raiagnificeni Array of
Men's Furnishings SJhays
Men's Holiday Neckwear
Fancy Silk Suspenders
Silk Mufflers, Fancy Shirts
Dress and Driving Gloves, Etc.
We also show a superb assortment of
House Coats and Bath Robe
At the lowest possible
SO House Coats
Tho former prices of which weie ?t.50 to $(5.50.
First floor, left of main entrance.
I HAVE A LAKGE NUMBER OF
Regiiia and Symphonium,
Which I will sell absolutely at cost to make room for
$100 Music Box at - - - - $60.00
$T5 Music Box at - - - - $45.00
$T0 Nickel Slot Music Box at - $40.00
$40 Box - $25.00
FOR THIS WEEK ONLY.
EiSa E&S K&S G&S
ington Brown of Mansfield, olfered
to sell tho board four acres of land
for $3,000. The land Is located 1;t
northeast comer of East Exchange
and Fountain sts. It was referred to
the grounds committee.
J. M. Harding, C. A. Pressler, M.
n. Smith nnd O. C. Castle Allied ap
plications for positions as janitors.
Attendance at the night school has
tlecieased on account of btorts beiug
open evenings. The school will
closo Wednesday night until Jan. 2.
Day sohools will close Friday un
til January 2.
Salary of Janitor Frank Blssoll for
ten Ices incident to the night school
was Increased to $2.00 per night.
Salary of Miss Dora Graham, su
perintendent's stenographer, was in
creased to ifJuper mouth.
Dr. Ileed presented bills from Miss
Grace Stevons for $33.60 and Miss
Inez Blodgctt f or $07. These amounts
accrued before salaries of these
touchers were restored. The bills
Tho clerk reported cash to tho
amount of $39,008.
Mr. Otis presented a resolu
tion amending rule 31. It requires
that salaries be paid tho day fol
lowing a meeting of the board an
thorizing such payment.
Mr. Otis moved the adoption of
Hall's Arithmetic, published by tho
Werner Co. The book Is not needed
at present and tho motion failed to
Every member was present nt the
"The Bin Store of Little Prices"
J. J. Brasaemle's Sc 8 1 0c SIC
Don't AAalt For tho LUsas-C: rCo-fco
OMhetast horn. It'll lounrt hoan.nwl then ttiro Ube notlilug but hurry aiuUcurry
ami Jauimliifz and crowding, inil wo can't wait on on half in ?1I ovOHSub to,
anljou won't be ablo to hau near at much attention us 3011 iloaerM. rixtnv's
crowd will be greater tunn je&teicmj'i was, and tomorrow's throng wlll'ba
greater ll.an today's. As the da) 9 paes &o does choice.
TOYS: Ohooso ISSow
This Is tbs biggest and bett toy
holiday bpeclals, and to sharo these
FINE LINE JAP. GOODS
ALL KINDS UUBBtR TOYS
Don't fall to visit our Household
holiday bargains, Special prices
delivered to all parts of tho city.
J. J. BRASAEMLE'S 5c & 10c Store
P. R. Smlth'a Old Stand
Telephone 138 118 SOUTH HOWARD ST., Akron, 0.
& p t-j.-i m ns a u
BlQH VS8& Xitf $& g
prices, in proof of which
at . . .e
SL, & OO-
The Sappho club met Monday
evening nt the homo of the MIss( s
Thomas, 2U Spicerst. After an in
teresting program the club indulged
In genuine social pastime. The next
meeting will be hold on New Year's
night at the home of Misses Irene
nnd Florence Weber, 117 Crosby st.
Christmas exercises will be hold in
all tho schools Friday afternoon.
The childron will give a program of
recitations and music. Tho teachers
will assist by giving a talk upon the
significance of Christmas.
The condition of Mis. I. E. Philo,
who, on Sunday, Dec. 12, was taken
to the Polyclinic! hospital, Philadel
phia, is not much changed' How
ever, it is thought, if any, the change
is for tho better. Kabbl J. E. Phllo
is v, Ith his wife at tho hospital, con
sequently, there will be noEerviceab
the temple Friday evening.
Akron peoplo registered at Clove
nnd hotels Tnesdaj were: F. H
Mason, Hollenden; Mrs. Jas. Aktuti
Stlllmau; Miss Helen A. Storer
Mr. and Mrs.W.D. Hardy, Colonial;
Mr. and Mrs. J. It. Savage, Forest
City; W. T. Akers, Weddoll; G. C.
Marsh, L. O. Thompson, American;
A. D. Alexander, Hawley.
tore In tho city. It is full of
ou should be lJAlibi .
CUPS AND SAUCERS
BOX LETTER TAPER
ALL KINDS GLASSWARE
LITfLb AND BIG DOLLS
Department, second floor for
churchos and lodges. Goods
i ! t i.iv M-JtJi Mtft-is V-; -i