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AKRON' DAILY DEMOOItAT, SATURDAY, DECEJIBER 30, 1800
In Cincinnati Soon.
Trying to Arrange Limited
Between Gus Ruhlin and
Official Averago of Kirkwood
Two Crack Teams Selected Local
Cincinnati sports are endeavoring
to arrange n match between George
Childs, the colored boxer who knock
ed out Bob Armstrong, and Gus
It Is bolloved that the mon would
draw a large crowdi Manager Cos
tello Is In cprrespondenco with Billy
Madden and Sam Suminorfleld, try
ing to arrange details. Cincinnati
has never had a flrst-olnss heavy
weight oontest. Such a fight would
create" a great deal of onthuslasm.
The olllclal averages of the Kirk
wood Bowling club have been pro
pared. C. E. Howland leads with
an average of 100 20 for 2-1 games.
Dr. It. JJ. Carter is second with
163.83 for the eorles. Tho first and
second teams, with averages of
players, will be made up as follows:
First team O.E. Howland, 100.20;
It. B. Carter, 103.83; H. Wllliamr,
102.75; G. E. Koplin, 1B0.B8; C. 1.
Fraln, 167.29. Team's averago,
Seoond team G. F. Firestone,
100,12; W. H. Snyder, 154.75; M. W.
Smith, 153.87; J.W. Chapman, 153.37;
L. B, Lyman, 153.87. Team's aver
The alleys have been resurfaced
and are"now as fine as any in the
Mot In Private.
John Whtttaker, who worked as a
barber in this olty for some tlmo, af
terwards (raining a reputation as a
pugullst, won a fast light, pulled oil
in private, from Young Lacoy of
Cleveland Thursday ulght. He
knocked out his opponent In seven
Curloy Supples, Shnnis' funnel'
sparring partner, defeated Kmll
Sanohor, the "Cuban wondor," in a
10-round go at Detroit Friday night.
Friday night's contest practically
decided tho bowling tournament in
progress at the Howard at. alleys
The game was betweon the Peerless
and Eureka teams. The former won
by 57 pins, but tho Eureka team wins
the series by a margin of two pins.
Two games- are yet to bo rolled,
but it is notprbablo that the result
will bo changed.
Thus far Clarence Moore of Jbe
Peerless team has the highest indi
vidual score, 221, and tho highest
avorago 100. Tho two concluding
games may change matters as Tim
merman of the Summits has an
average of 103 3-7 and Marsh of tho
Crown club has a record of 102.
Standing ol Toams.
Eureka 8 G0C7
Peerless 8 0005
Cereal 7 5151
Summits ,. 7 5043
Crown a 4370
Slated For Sergeant at Arms of
Columbus, Deo. 80. (Spl.) After
successive conferences of the Repub
lican Senate for tho past two days
the following will very likely bo tho
result of tho caucus to be held
this afternoon. Speaker pro tern.,
Oscar Shepherd; clerk, Win. B. Uhl;
assistant clerk, J, S. Dines of Lafa
yette; recording clerk, W. U.
Howells, Ashtabula county; ser-geant-at-Arms,
L. S. Pardee, Summit.
Christmas and Now Yoar Holiday Excursions.
Very low rates to all O. A. & O. nnd
1'enn. lines stations Deo. 23 24, 23,
and and 81 and Jnn. 1. Tickets good
v, returning until Jan.'S Inolusivo
FALSE TEETH TRADE.
A REGULAR BUSINESS IN BUYING AND
Sometimes the XMicnrdcil Sets Are Clean!
e, Ilrltliteneil lip nnd Ilenolc, and
Sometimes Thn7 Are Ilrnkvn Up For the
Old Gold In Tkini.
"Old Falso Teolh Bongbt."
This is tho sign which attracts tho
attention of visitors to the ofllco of n
certain denier lu doatal and optical sup
plies who does business in Chicago.
"It's quoer lmw people are attracted
by that sign," enld tho owner of the
establishment. "I novcr lutondod it to
be prominent, hecanso there are ctber
linos in my business I am more Interest
ed in pnsblug, but it seems to fairly
forao Iteolf into the minds nf everybody
who conies here, no matter what his
mission may be, and 'old falso teeth
bought' is tho only thing thoy can think
or talk about.
"There's nothing andnolans in deal
ing In secondhand false tooth, although
I will admit the sign Is an tuirtsiinl ono.
It is a legitimate branch of our trade.
With ordinary usago falso toeth don't
wear oat and are just nBgood at the end
of a few years ns they wero when now.
Tho teeth themselves are valuuble, and
tho gold work used in binding even tho
commonplace kind together is costly.
People aro forever gottlng new Ideas
nbont tbeir teeth and keep tho dentists
bnsy changing or building over their
artlflolal molars. Then, you remember
that a whole lot of pooplo who wear
falso teeth ore dying overy day.
"Ton years ngo there v. as no way of
utlll7ing this old material. It was all
dead waste, so to spoak. Bat now it is
different, and peoplo aro moro econom
ical. False teeth, especially If hoavily
sot with gold plates, aro worth too much
monoy to bo cast asido whou new ones
are ordered or jto be buried in n grave.
Thus it ccmes that a trade of consider
ablo proportions has sprung up in this
Hue, and old false tcoth aro a staple in
"Who brings them here to sell and
what class of customers buy them!"
"Small dentists who nru hard np
financially nnd lack the Inclination or
facilities to clean up and build over tho
discarded sets, which they aro sharp
enough to retain from their patrons, are
the main sourco of supply. Sometimes
thoy mako their patrons n littlo allow
ance for the old sets of tcetb, but they
get out of this whenever possible ou tho
plea that thoy aro worthless. Thru wo
havo poor folk who cannot afford to
wear falso teeth auy louger coino in
hero occasionally and offer them for
sale. Undertakers? Well, that is a fea
ture of tho trndo I don't euro to talk
about. I might bo misunderstood, and
somo peoplo aro so squeamish, you
"Why, ono woman camo in bore yes
terday to buy ah opera glass. Sbo look
ed like u good customer ami was Inspect
ing somo high priced glasses when I
stopped to wait upon a man who fre
quently brlugs in somo Boa teeth, bbo
saw mo tuko a set from him and pay
for thorn, and then, noticing probably
his somber clothes and an end of black
crape sticking out of one of hie sido
pockets, tho flounced away in a fury
withoat a woid of explanation. It is
hard to plcnso overybody, and ns times
are bard I havo to bo very carofnl. "
"But what about your sales? Who
takes these old grinders aud incisors
"Principally a class of men who
mako a business of working over tho
sets. When the outfit is iu reasonably
good shapo, it is given a thorough
cleansing, brlgbteucd up, nnd then re
sold to dentists who havo u ohoup pat
ronage. , A little tinkering will mako
them dt after a fashion in tbo months
of peoplo who want to mako a show of
false tooth at small cost. Wboro the sots
nra not good enoogh to bo used entire
they nro broken up, the gold either
molted down or saved to bo remodeled,
and tbo tooth themselves reroouutod as
thoy aro needed for patients. It's u good
thing for poor pooplo, for many of thorn
aro thus enabled to get passably fair
falso teotb at n nominal prico, when
otherwise they would have to go with
out, owing to tho great expense. Excuse
mo while I wait upon this woman."
When The Inter Ocenu man loft tho
establishment, the merchant was dick
ering with nil nmplo proportioned Af
rican "auuty" for a double set of teeth
with heavy gold plntos, which sho said
she hud found in a betel whero sbo
worked as chambermaid.
"Der geumen' don' go to 'at 'ors
pitnl," said uuuty. "E's wuz so sick
when doy tak' 'ira way bo don' clar
forgot 'is teot', an I doau' 'spec' ho'H
wan' 'em any more. Steal 'em? No,
sah; no, sab! Boss, 'o say 'tak' olo
truok 'way. I doau' want 'em 'round
'ere.' Olo truck umpb, umph why,
dot's jes' like fiudlu flvo dollabs."
Chicago Inter Ocean.
THE BOER FLAG, COLONEL BADEN POTSELL AND GENERAL CRONJE
Cominaudant T. A. Cronjc, tho man who whipped Dr. Jameson, Is In roramand of the Boors near Mnfoilng and
Klmberley, His opponent nt Mnfcklng Is Colonel Badep-l'owell, who has a regiment of rough riders resembling the
regiment raised by Wood and Roosevelt.
she Never balked again.
Uar Ilarbot Wan l'laycri a Xllaff Otui on
ft. Cuntrar Mare.
"Spooking about balky horses nnd
tho boat way to euro them," said
George Sperry, "I can toll yon of a
trick that Stephen Iceland played one
time and it worked Ilka a charm you
fellers all know Stevo, couruo you do
to lives dowu to Bar Harbor. Well
let's see It was 13ycnrsflgoontho 20th
d.iy of January. Vou romcmlor tho
heavy sltet storm samo nlubt Llnnlko
was married when ull tbo trees looked
so pretty after tbo storm. Yon remem
ber Stephen ho had n wood lot out near
the foot of Green mountain, where ho
cut his wood winters. Tbnt year ho
had ns bnndsouie a pair of bay horses as
cvor rein drow over. Tho nigh ono was
nil right iu every particular, but the off
one bad spells onco In awhllo when she
would talio matters iuber owuway aud
throw up her head. You might put
recks in her ears, twist her tall, pound,
whip, swear and rave as much ns yon
liked, hut she would novcr movo till sbo
"Ono day I mot Loland wbon ho wai
hauling out tbo first load for tho day.
He told mo how sho workod, and I told
him then nnd there that if it was my
horse I'd just onhiteh tbo nigh ono nnd
leave her hitched on to the load in tho
woods. They went luto tho Harbor with
tho first load all right, but when tho
second load was piled on and under
way things wero different. At n certain
place In tho road up goes tbat borso's
head again. It was in jast tho same
plnco whero sho balked beforo. Stovo
was mad as a hatter. Ho took off his
oont nnd hat. Ho swore till tbo troes
around him trembled. Next bo took a
sapling blroh aud whipped and pounded
till be was all tired out. Then ho sat
down and rested. Then ho thought he'd
coax tho critter, so ha got u drink of
water from a spring. She drank it.
Then bo asked her to go, but not a mus
cle would shemovo. Stephen fussed till
he became oxhausted.
"Then, as he told mo afterward, he
took Sperry's advico opbltched the
nigh ono, straddled her.back and made
for homo, leaving tbo ugly, coutr'y
thing alone in tho woods, hitched to n
sled with a cord and a half of green
wood to anchor it. Ho novcr so much
as looked rouud nor said ayo, yes, or no,
but made direct for home, putting np
bis horse aud eating his supper. Ho had
become so disgusted that bo nearly dis
missed tho thing from his mind. Tbat
night began with a little flue rain. It
was like a cold mist, and wherever it
struck it froze Then it snowed and
Mowed for awhile, tbon again it turnod
to rain tho queerest storm over known
on Mount Desert Island. There was not
a minuto after 1 o'olock that evoulng
till daylight next morning but it snow
ed or rained, and the wind was like a
double edged razor 'long toward morn
ing. Every tree was tbreo times its
proper size, aud tbo ones loft standing
looked like the most beautiful pinnies
you over seo in your lito. Lots of trees
-were brokon to tbo ground. The telo
graph wires were nearly an iuob and a
hulf iu diameter, toverod with solid
Ice. Littlo limbs of birch and inaplo
woro like brauches of coral,
"In the morning Stovo took out tho
old horse and started back for tho woods.
When ho got near tho plnco whero ho
lelt the bono and load, he was aston
ished. Tho old nag was there jast where
sbo stood all night. Not tbo sigu of n
track did sho mako. Her legs were tbo
slzo of flour barrels, her body suroly throe
times its proper size. Her oyos nnd ears
woro hidden fiom vlow by the snow
tbat had drifted upon her; tho steam from
her nostrils formod icioles that reached
tbo ground. All iu all It was tho tough
est sight bo ever witnessed, Mr. Loland
at first supposed the animal was dead,
but after awhile bo took an ax aud
broko the ico and let tho poor critter
out. She was like n chicken coming out
of an egg. Tho coat came off in large
flakes. When ho hitched the nigh one
on, ho unly had to speak onco aud he
made lively tlmo over tho ioy road tbat
morning. Ho kept tbnt pair till last
year, wbsu thoy both died.
"They never balked again. "Lewis
Splendid CrritaH In California.
Some timo ngo John E.. Burton of
Lake Geneva, Wis , leased the right to
prospect for crystals in tbo old Green
Mountain mino, near Mokeluruue hill,
in Calaveras county, Oal, Ho found a
number of fine soeoimons, and one of
them is claimed to be the largest gronp
or mass of crystals over fouud, As taken
out from tho drift whtre it was uncov
ered it was 1 1 f eot 7 inches in clronm
ference. It was 4 feet 2 luohcs long, 3
feet 0 inches wide and 8 feet 2 inches
high. It weighed 2,200 ponnds. Tbo
macs inclnded ouo large central crystal
and a eurroundli" group of Bmaller
onos. From the central one it was esti
mated that a perfect sphere 14 inebes
in diumeter could bo cut, while several
others from tbroo to eight inches in
iQ f? SSJIi fJ
diameter could bo obtained from tho
mass Mr. Burton has found In all
about 12 tons of crystals. Engineering
and Mining Journal.
Aha Didn't Bj N07.
"Yes," said tbo summer girl to be n
the hold up two shortened skirts, ono
nf duck, "all our gowns for cxirciso are
short, ending nt what wonld bo our
shoo tops If wo woro high boots, but
wo shall wear low shoes. I don't
know," sho said shyly, "whether e
think wo bnvo nico ankles or If wowisn
to show our stockings, which aro g;t
this season than ever." "Both," 1 ven
tured, nnd she didn't say nay. I'iua
Watts This Is tbo most honest town,
I think, on tbo contlnout. The conductor
missed me this morning, and everybody
iu tho car looked as if they wero angry
becauso I did not pay.
Potts They wtro not angry DecauH)
yon hadn't paid, but because tbey had.
Tim .Indtc'a Aflldnrlt.
Some ycarB ngo Justice of tho Peace
P.easley of Missouri was personally. In
terested In n lawsuit, being a party
thereto. It was necessary for blm to
make an affidavit, and bo deprecated
the Idea of making It before another
justice or n notary nnd depriving him
1 self or a fee. So be filled out bis affi
davit, swore to It before himself, sign
nl It its justice and as witness and
awaited developments. lie was sure
that he would win and thus be ablo to
tax tho costs up to tho other side.
1 When the case came up before Judge
Kelley, the afildaWt was offered In evi
dence nnd promptly objected to, the
reason being ghen that a justlco could
not swear himself.
"Lot me see tbcUflldaWt," said Judge
It was handed up to tbo judge, who
scanned It carefully for a few mo
ments nnd then asked:
"Mr. Ueaslcy, will ou kindly tell me
bow you appeared before yourself
when you swore yourself and Identified
your own signature?"
"That was yery easy, your honor,"
replied Beasley. "I borrowed n look
ing glass and went through tho formali
ties befoic It."
Beasley was somewhat astonished
when Judge Kelley sustained tho ob
jection. Omaha World-IIciald.
An Awful Mlnliap.
Two passengers on an Atlantic liner,
ono an American and the other an Eng
lishman, did not exchange tho fnreni.il
courtesies when the steamer reached
her pier usual between vojagers who
have occupied adjoining staterooms
and bobuobbed during an ocean voy
age. A plauslblo explanation was
vouchsafed by the American.
During tho voyage the Englishman
persisted lu fraternizing with tho
American In a most obtrusive and an
noying manner. Within two days of
Boston the Englishman one mornlug
hunted up tho American and found him
In apparent despdndency, gazing sea
ward flora tho hurricane deck.
"Confounded blue this morning, old
chap. What's the matter?" And the
Britisher slapped his companion on tbo
back. 1 , i
"Matter cnoughV'growled the Amer
ican, "Ship's lost; captain don't know
which way to'.fWr. ' Forotto wind
tho compass last night." "
The Englishman listened with mouth
ngapo, then rushed bff to tell his friends
of tho consequential mishap. Evident
ly tlie gulllblo Britisher was "pushed
along" for some timet until ho found
everjbody guying him. Boston Post.
He Knew Flarfnlr.
The manager of the phosphate mine
was a Scotchman, tall, big boned, with
tho strongest Glasgow Doric In his
tongue. At ftfst he was obdurnto and
desired us to leave the ground and to
drop tho specimens which wo bad
takeu beforo he nppeared. At last I
addressed him In good Scotch and ask.
ed him whether he thought I was a
mining adventurer. "Aye, that's Just
what yo are."
"No," I replied, "I am a Scotch pro
fessor." "Then, If ye arc, ye'll be havln a
"My name," I said, "Is riayfnir."
"Man," said my Scotch friend, "are
ye Lyon Playfalr?''
I ossuicd blm I was, but expressed
surprise tbat bo knew the name, to
which he replied, looking from his 0
feet 2 Inches with compassion on my
5 feet 4 Inches, "noot, mon, yer name's
traveled farther than yer wee legs will
ever carry ye." "Letters of Lyon riuy
falr." Wood Called Council of Cubaui.
Havana, Dec. 30. Klaborato prep
arations aro being made to receivo lieu
iral Bartolome alaso, who will arrive
nere Sunday to attend tho council of
prominent Cubans called by General
Which Shall Rule
Tho People or the Poli
Judge Pugh Thinks the
People Will Win
In tho Contest For Municipal
Says Boss Cox Is tho Reform's Worst
Judges Pugh and Klbler, of Co
lumbus, who at tho First Unlversal
ist church Wednesday ovenlng ex
plained the features of tho new Mu
nicipal Code bill, havo expressed
themselves to a Dumocjiat reporter
as being confident that the Legisla
ture would pass the bill.
"Of course thore'H bo opposition to
It," said Judgo 1'ugh, "but that op
position comes principally from the
scheming, oillce-deallug politicians.
We met with our worst opposition In
Cincinnati. George B. Cox Is the
hill's worst oncmy. But I am con
fident thnt the bill will pass because
there seems to be among tho people
a universal feeling in its favor. In
fact many of the counties havo liter
ally compelled their Bepresentstlves
to pledge themselves to support the
In the best hotel lu Paris one gets
luxury, comfort aud even splendor, but
never one's cards or notes, according
to Harper's Bazar. There Is a fatal
gulf for tbesn. One Is a number, not
nn Individuality. The table Is, how
ever, very luxurious. It Is a clean aud
(well ordered caiavansary. As for the
comfort of warmth iu winter, they do
not know the meaning of the word.
H'e are Ju3tly accused of exaggerating
. the heat of our rooms In America; the
I furnace Is denounced; but after freez
ing to death In Paris, one of the cold
est of cities, very for north, ono re
turns willingly to the heated rooms of
Wo exaggerate tbo excellence of the
French bed. There Is no such thing In
I France ns thnt comfortable, broad, low
' thing which wo call a French bed. A
high, hard, narrow shelf Is the apology
We exaggerate our comforts by hav
ing gas In our sleeping rooms and hot
nnd cold water lu our stationary wash
bowls and bathrooms. They never ex
aggerate comfort In France. You have
ns many candles ns you will pay for,
and no bath, unless you order It, when
men laboriously bring jou a tub tilled
with hot or cold water, and take It
nway after you have bathed.
Wo exaggerate very much tbo sup
posed good living In France. To go to
a hotel In I'arls to live wo must expect
out of tbo season very little good food,
very little tbat Is sustaining and nour
ishing. It Is "all sauce." There are no
good joints of mutton, no good Ameri
can desserts. This Is an especial dis
comfort to the sick, who never get
good toast, good custard, good tapioca
pudding, nor oysters that they like.
To Sapprois Sweating,
A largo number of the best women of
Syracuse, those identified with clubs
and those not so organized, havo united
iu a movement to suppress the sweating
system, so far as it exists in Syracuse.
A consumers' leagno has beon formed
rnd co-operation' with the trades assem
bly Is hoped for. Tho movomont origi
nated with tho Political Equality club
aud was speedily indorsed by tho House
hold Economic association, aud from this
start has spread through many club and
social circles of Syracuse. Tbeleaguo is
formed on the lines of tho New York
and Philadelphia organizations.
THE GREAT WIUD -
Of tho Buckoyo O lot: hi rig; Mouse,
135 South IHowstrdi st.
From today until January 1!J, 1000, you will be able to buy any articlo in our storo Below Cost.
Suits, Overcoats, Ulsters for.Rlen, Boys and Children, Underwear,
6loves,Sweaters, Cardigan Jackets, Pea Jackets, Hats,Caps, Shirts,
you'll miss tlio greatest opportunities in tho clothing line that you
tsar-no in turn 1001c
513 South Howard St.
jjj WO VACATION I
J Honco this Is a good tlms to outer or arrange to ontor as
jj. early as pooslblo
jjj Hammers Business College
,-. Special Rates nnd Superior Instruction. Call or send for
jg 229-31-33 S. HOWARD ST.
Z-Zt" Akron Dental Parlors
You can get beautiful teeth that flt, look lifelike and are durable.
A rood not for. .,,
Till- best will COt.,
niuhteen yenrs of practical experience In tbo rinntal art. We can
rnrerrullTKuarniiteonerfi-ct work and nntlifnctlon. Will honor any due
bills or ordtrs entered Into by JJr.Felkcr.
Dr. II. J. SlllIl(ierS. Offlce,IlBllIirk0,r cor. Howard"' Market
.. u. """""" Open evening. BundayiJroui lotos.
SPECIAL SALE AT REDUCED PRICES of the finest and largest
stock ever carried In this city; also a newlot of ETCHED and ART
GLOBES for Welstnch and Electric Lights. Portables, Brackets, j
etc. New styles of Natural Gas Lamps. Call and see before buying. X
I 203 E. Market st.
I Do E-t Now! Don't: Delay! I
ORDER YOUR I
Soil Overcoal Tod Cool or Trousers
Tnko your pick from a flno line of Foreign and Domestlo
Woolens. Wo riuarantoo every garment we make.
COME AND SEE US. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR SPECIAL PRICES.
Lamparter 4 I'felUer's
po vou have:
CHAPPED HANDS or FACE? I
Or any Irritable roughness of the skin? If so, you should see our
line of i
Which sell from 10 cents to 50 cents.
Our line of Madioatod and Tollot Soaps j
will also please you both In quality and price. g
J. H. CASE CO., DRUGGISTS !
b 133 Woostor Avonuo. $
I Phone 1781. Akron, Ohio, f
Pouchot, Hunsloker & Co.'s
Hardware and Stove Store. 2 1 6-2 1 8 S. Main st.
a lobim,te:d argument
One-half tbe cost of making: beer is paid for labor. The employ
ment of labor at good wages, by her Institutions, is tbe life of any city.
Why not then, if yon drink beer
Drink Renner?2&3!: Lager Beer
And keep tbe money that you pay for it in circulation at home?
Golden Band Bottled Beer, In pintsor quarts . . Tie 30
PLACE YOUR WANT
THIS DAY AND DATE
intend to quit tlio clothing business in Akron
nt our prices, nuu you'll purchase
Akron, O. W
Oold Crowns .. .....
.13 CU to (.VO
2 1 9 South Howard st.
Block opp. Cereal Mills.
WE ARE HEADQRARTERS FOR
See our NEW OPAL WABE.
Jt stands a better Site test than any
granlteware in the market and moro
andsome and durable. Fine Nickel
and Porcelain ColTee and Tea Pots,
Elegant Table Cutlery, Carving Sets,
Pocket Knives, etc., or any of those
Natural Gas Stoves
Everything useful and desirable.
ADS. IN THE DEMOCRAT
If vou don't hurrv
over had iu your life.
ot us at
Office Tel. 195. Res. 747.
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