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VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 220
AKRON. OHIO, TEUSDAY EVENING. JANUARY 2. 1900.
PRICE ONE CENT
AKRON PAPER FOR AKRON PEOPLE.
Thoroughly Up-to-Date Equipment Installed
In the Democrat Office.
Goss Perfecting Press and Mer
genthaler Linotype Machines,
.Size Increased From
The Democrat will be a New
sier Paper Than Ever
(' -Read It.
As an appropriate Now Year's greet-
Ing tho Democrat comes to Its lenders
" today considerably Improved lu ap
pearance nnd news and dcllveiy hoi
vlee. Two of the latest Improved Mergnn
thaler Linotype machines have Just
been added to tho Democrat's compos
ing room equipment, tho tpe In our
news columns today being the product
of these machines.
To our press room lias been pdded a
CiujGoss Standard Perfecting Tress of tho
stereotype web pattern.
These machines represent thehlghest
development mechanically of the art of
now6paper publishing, nnd plates the
Dally Democrat's equipment In the
front rank of that of progressive aud
up to date uewspapeis published In clt
Ipi of Akron's class.
Tho Demoeiat's (loss perfecting
press will print, cut, count and fold
10,000 eight palge, or 10,000 four
pago papers, per hour. The press
weighs upwards of twelve tons and
Is opeintcd by two men. It has been
erected In a Specially built press room.
upon the ground floor In rear of the
Each of tbo Linotype machines,
with expert operators, will prepare
as much type for the press ns could
bo set by five compositors nnd the
old system of case, stick and n.
Tho machinery and operation of
both tho press and Linotype machines
are too Intricate to be described In
detail In n newspnper article. All of
our readers nnd patrons who deslro
to sec the machines In opeiatlon aro
cordially Invited to call nt the office.
Tho publishers of the Democrat
want- to say just a word In com
mcut upon tho costly Improvements
that have been mado In thu Demo
Two years ago, whom the pres-
the Four to Eight
ent management took charge of
the Democrat's business, they
found the inner wholly without In
fluence as n moral nnd political fac
tor In the community. An ov or hear
ing nnd Intriguing management hntl
made such havoc of the good will of tho
paper that few of our citizens,, not
excepting the members of tho polit
ical party which It pretended to
serve, felt called upon to conceal a
suggestive nnd rcpellnnt sneer when
Its namo was mentioned. Tho equip
ment of tho paper was worn out nnd
Trom the day that Jocal Democratic
leaders and tho citizens of Akron
drew n breath of relief when the
know that Akron's era of disgraceful
personal Journalism hnd passed, the
upbuilding of the Democrat began
Improvement followed Improvement,
until tho coustautly' growing circula
tion mado necessary thj crowning
Improvement of f which announcement
is mado today.'' ,
Tho Democrat has given tho eltl
reus of Akron n test In tho past that
It Is the onlj paper published In
Akton qinllmd by Individual prcftr
encu and Independence to advocate
the lights of the city and the people,
whether thorn lights nie menaced by
self seeking politicians, by Insolent
s - jr (i't .j, tfv h m . v rrrL ii ik ir,iCTijiF7'Ka o fc5w jsshi i
The Jemocrat's Ooss S-taji-tcSarcg, A,ofc Porfeo'tlngj BrosESj
. ' Tho Press Upon Which Today's Paper is Printed.
agents of the franchlso Interests, or by
any enemy of the city's wclfaie.
Tho Democrat Is going to continue to
bo tho popular paper of Akron. It
will bo broadly Dcniocintlcj nover
Abovo all, t w 111 bo Independent lu
Its opinions aud policies. For as tho
present editor of tho Akron Beacon
onco said while editor of tho Sunday
"A newspaper, to properly fill lis
field and sero tho people In Its real
capacity, cannot bo a personal orgau,
tho tool of cither quo man or a few
men. It must bo nble (o give the
news unrestilcted by sellleh, person
al Interests, am to express opinions
unbiased by (bo personal views of n
man who owns or poqtiols tho paper,
The policy of n paper must bo mado to
conform to the best l(iterets of thu
community and Its people, of course,
but It must not pass under tho yoke
of men who will uso It as ther tnstes,
their likes nnd dislikes,, or their
wlilins may for tho moment dictate.
Wljen n paper becomes subject to
such lufluonco It Ios,es Its usefulness.
Tho peoplo lose confidence In It,
knowing that they can no longer trust
what they wero led to expect would
bo their servant. This Is when a
newspaper falls Into decay. When
It loses tho confidence of tho people, It
loses their support. They will havo
nono of It, nnd It becomes a paper
sans circulation, sans advertising, sans
over thing except the financial back
ing of tho man or men who seok to
uso It for the personal advantage.
"This has been the history of news
papeis In Akiou, except that as a
rulo newspapers here have been born
under tho Influence. Tho history of
Akron newspapers has been t belr
shameless use as personal organs
Their usofiiluoss ns purveyors of
news nnd as n means of giving ex
pression to or directing popular opin
ion his by this means been ruined.
Thus It Is flint wo have witnessed
hero lu Akion somo woeful specta
cles of this 'control' of our now spa
peis. Akron peoplo long slnco be
came disgusted with this kind of
Tho citizens of Akron shall sen that
this definition of n "controlled"
uevvspiper docs not apply to tho Deni
ociat. NEW OFFICERS
Chosen by Akron Democrat Co.
Capital Stock Increased.
At a meeting of the stockholders of
tho Akron Democrat company Monday
tho following dlreclois wcio elected:
Messrs. J. V. Welsh, A. T. Tnlge, Dr.
G. W. Mllllkln, M. W. noje, r. w,
Gayer, Ed IT. De La Court, and F,d
nvnrtl Hr IInrteR-rho directors olectcd
too following officers:
President, James V. AVelsh.
Vice Pieslelcnt, City Commissioner A.
Secretary, Fied W, Caycr.
Trcasurei, M. W. Hove.
Tho capital stock of the Akiou Deiii
oeiat Conipnii) has been Incionsed to
Cold tonight aud Wednesday.
THE FOOD FAIR
Exhibitors Are Coming In A Great
Consldeiublo Interest Is already be
ing shown lu tho Ptiro Food fair,
which Is to bo held at Assembly
hall, fiom Jan. 10 to 20. All tho
spaces aio taken, and tho public may
look for a veij exteuslvo display of
.Mr. Leo Shlie, of tho Wahl Bouil
lon Stock Co, Chicago, anlved this
moinlng to make preparations fbr the r
exhibit. Mr. David A. Wagler,
the "Baking Powdei Man," will nr.
rlvc tonight. Euch dny will bring
Maniigei Tonjes has secured some
very attiaetlvo amusement novelties,
among which Is tho vltascope, or
Moving Pictures, giving full llfu size
views of the great "Dovvej Parnriq'1
In New York and the "Cni'nlal qf
Paiis," and other famous Piench
views, etc., will be given In plenty,
Tho Union Charity Association will
be given 20 per cent of tho gross o
eelpts of tho Food Fnlu Tickets can
now lie seemed fiom almost nil the
meichants of tho city. Admission
will bo only 15 cents, nnd cveij thing
free; al you want to ent and dlnk
and all the amusements.
dUto LU. M
We Still Have Some
That will interest nil
Call and take a look
at thom boforo it's too
The B. Dreher's
132 South Howard st.
W. E. RANDALL
BLlLF.lt. Benjamin F. Blllor, aged
it oar-well known in Akreiu, and lu
Wniiin, Jau. 1, of heait disease. Ills
body was brought to Akron Jodiy and
lenioved to tho home of Ids sister, Mi's
G. J. Wetzel. Hit) W. Xortlf.St., from
which place the funeral will bo held
Wednesday at 2 o'clock.
MAMFOLD Charles Manifold, ag
ed 27e'ais, 11 mouths nnd Tda.vs, died
Mondi at his home, 170 X. Howard
bt , from pneumonia.
The East Market Street
Corner of East Market
Every afternoon and evening.
Admission 10c and 15c.
Skates rented, including
WHAT IT COST.
Poor Director Kendall's
Expended $373.15 During tho Month
Dulug (he month of December
Poor Dhectoi Kendall expended
WT3 IB in caring foi tho needy of
tho city. It was divided as follows.
Groceries, ifllOWl; coil, SS8S0; shoes,
?40 50r transportation, $18 13 medi
cine, lUO.'Mlj burials. flilSO; digging
giaves. $d; cjothlng. 23 no
Mnpy demands linvo been mnilo
dining ;ho cold snap for coal and
clothing, hcvernl citizens bnvo al
lonely made ilouitlous mid menu am
needed, Homo clltliculty has been
cxpeileneed lu obtaining coal from
Homo of the clcaleis lu the city but
most of them hnvo a large supply on
Frank J, Vondinu and John M, Dor
an, of (bis city, beenmo lneinbys of
the Knights of Ooljuinbus in Clove-landrcMoudsy.
Favors a Reform
In the Primary Election
Recommends a Half
For tho Ohio Centennial at
No Increase of State Tax Levy
Columbus, O , Jan. 2 -(Kpl ) Oovor
nor nushucll's retlilng message to the
General Assembly was delivered at
noon todjj. Tho governor first dis
cussed tho finances of tho st ite, stating
that they aie In a most excellent condi
tion. Governor Bushnotl slates that
the state tax should not Ik- Inert used
ns the levy Is siHllelont for all needs.
An appropriation of ?30O,000 foi tho
Ohio ccuUnnhit was uiged.
U ho gov ernor suggested that c love at
tention be glvon an proposition which
will have the aim of piov Idlug a proper
pi hilar election Hvv. Tho considera
tion of such n question cannot fall to
benefit the people, ho said.
Will No! Attend the Inauguration at
Columbus, Jan 2 (SSpl) In neither
House nor Sjeiintc waB the matter of
setting aside M2.000 to take the Xn-tlon-il
Guard to Columbus for Inaug
uration discussed, Monday. The threats
of the Democrats nnd Governor elect
Rush's disapproval killed the scheme.
appoint nu additional clerk, John P.
Slajuord being namdo.
Salary Bill Railroaded Through.
Columbus, Jan 2 (Bpl In the sen
ate today, Senatoi Wlghtnrin, of Me
dlnn.offoied a icsolutlon lucrenslng the
salary of the Lieutenant Gove i noi
f i oin $S0O to tfXKl It was read uudei
a suspension of the rules. Iho bill
passed tho senate 2" to 2.
A Ghastly Murder of an Alabama
Blrnilngham.AH , Jau 2 -(fipl )-Tho
miitlhted icmnlus of Mis. Jenulojoues
was found In u ditch near Bosseimi.
The arms and legs bad been hewn
lioiii the tiunk with an ax. A portion
of the body had been partially binned
and It wus wllh elldleultythat the Iden
tification of tho dead woman was es
tablished, After she had been murder
ed and cut to pieces, tho lcmnlns were
evldeiitl thrown Into n Hie of hinsh,
which, however, failed to consume
Bellefontnluo, O, Jan. 2 (Spl)
Judge Dow this rooming sentenced
Eiust Austlp, found guilty of niurdoi
lu Hist degree, having inuidered his
mother nui biothei, to life Imprison
ment In the Ohio penitentiary. 'Iho
pilsonor (ecelved tho sentence without
cllsplajlng t)io least emotion.
Blizzard In Pennsylvania.
Conj, Pa,, Jan. 2, (Sp) ) Tho bliz
zard which bus been lacing in thu
Noitli-westerti part of Finns Ivnnla
bab increased Us fury, A bllfei snow
Is falling, nnd tho country roads arc
Impassible, - . .
Gets a Crumb of Comfort From South
I.ondon,.Ian. 2 - (Bpl ) Tho war office
lias lecilwd the following dispatch
from Capo 'J own, under today's date:
"Col. Telcher reports that lm has com
plctcly defeated n hostile commundery
of the Sunnjslde Laager todoj, Jan.
1. taking 10 prisoners, besides the kill
ed and wounded. Tho British lot two
privates killed nnd one officer wound
Are the Mississippi River and the
Chicago, Jan 2. (Spl j -At 0 o'clock
this morning tho IS foot wall of earth
separating the collateral channel from
the Chicago Drainage canal, was com
pletely cut away by a ttream dredge,
and water was turned Into tho Im
mense canal. This work connected the-
Great Lakes and Mississippi Itivcr,
In a New York Tenement Baby's
Now York. Jan. 2-(Spl)-A little
babj's life was lot nnd eleven per
sons badlv Injtucd In a fire which de
stroyed a live story tenement on First
nue. nbout one o'clock this morning.
Three of the Injured maj die Iho
' lien una nnn rf flirt tlnrrnf Clint fra
men hive had to light lu the tene
ment district for many n day.
Good News From Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, Jon. 2. (HpD The wages
of 2" 000 men In Pittsburg were ad
vanced this morning fiom five to ten
per cent, and lu some cases even to
u grenter pel cent. Of these 11,000
aie employed by the Caruegio fcteel
Fitzsimmons Will Fight.
New York, Jan. 2-(SpI)-Bob ntz
slmmons was matched today with
Jack McCormlek for a slx-rdund go.
The purse will consist of 73 per cent,
of the gross receipts, winner to take
nil. Tho date Is Jan. 20, nt Philadel
kct opens strong after, tho holidays nnd
scored general adv ances. Sugar w as a
notabli! feature. Money loaned at 7
per cent, at opening, 10, and later nt
Iter. John llerion married Daniel J.
Iteitty and Miss Louise P. Hajnes at
: o'clock Monday afternoon at the
homo of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. P ,1 Hajnes ,203 13. Cedar Sit.
But the Milk Dealer Was Armed and
A hold up that took pjaco nt 3
o'clock last Thin sdi v moinlng, has
just been icported to tho police.
Benjamin Dletr, a milk peddler, of
.115 Sherman st, had staited to go to
Louis Young's for n supply of m!IU.
In tinning a corner, near the Intel
bcctlon of bouth sr, and tho new
thoroughfaie, which runs through tho
Whlto Clt, n, man. stepped Into tho
mlddlo of tho to id, nnd caught Ml,
Dicta's horse by the bridle. Tho
milkman diew his lciplvcr aud or
dered tho m hi to rclngillsh his hold
on tho reins. At tho same time tho
hoio plunged aud tluew the fellow
down. Ml. Dletz then whipped up
his horso nml got awn. Looking
baekwaid, he saw two other mcn
join Iho fit st.
Dr, nml Mis. J. L. phlie, of 2S.1
W, Mniket st, entertained Ml, nnd
Mis. Halt Hicks, of tho MUsouil
Girl compau, over Sunday and Jv'evv
M LARGEST EXCLUSIVE DRY fX
U GOODS STORE OT AKROH 'M
I JANUARY I
Kvory day this month will
bo bargain clay at oar store.
Reductions throughout th?
Indications are that Dry
floods will never bo so
Special great reductions
in CLOAKS, FURS, SUITS,
SKIRTS and WAISTS.
155 mid 157
South Howard street.
AxLV i .Vf AiJMi-erllliBH. Buft.
S Try One
ui imr . .
Jj Durable and a
$ Sure Waker. .
XXth Century Hall
Next Friday Evening
"We will open a
New Term for Beginners
All purchasing a ticket will receive
a handsome souvenir.
For further particulars telephone
ISO or 485.
Mr. and Mrs. Win. F. Stickle.
Mr. and Mis. Ed D. Reed, of 107
Fay st, has returned from a visit la
Left When Change was Made to Postura
"As long ns I di.ink coffee, onca
every month, icgulaily, I had a bil
ious sick headache I had often read
In the paper about Postum Food Cof
fee, but, like lots of people, I thought
5 on went pialsng jonr own goods to
"I'linlly I asked my husband to
buy mo a small packago to try. I
boiled It not quto as long as your dl
rectous said, and did not like t, Tho
next morning I made coffee foe
bieakfast and had u sck beudachc.
' The thlid morning I tried Postum
agiln, boiling It about twenty minu
tes. Then It tasted good, and the
longer I dinnl: It, tho better I liked
It. That was about tluce montlw
ago. We havo had Postum over since,
ami never In nil this tlmo hnvo I
had tho least kind of u headache or
been tick In any way.
"I told n biotber-ln law of my
perlence. He suffered with bilious
head uhes, and was threatened with
lieivnus illustration. Ho stopped cof
fee, and began using Postum Food
Coffee, which he did not like nt tho
first trial, but soon got so ho liked
It very uiiiili Indeed, when thoy
learned lo in ike It light. It has cured
"Iho following filcnds havo been
helped by leaving of coffee and us
ing Fostuni: l. B. Wleatt, his wlfo
nnd sister; J. II. Mathews, his wlfa
aud daughleis. Wo aio naturally very,
strong advoeales of Postum I nod Cof
fee " I.llllo L Matthews, iW 2Uj St,
Detroit, MKh, -y
Hi . J. r.
K 154 South
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