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VOLUME lO-NUMBER 120
AKRON, OHIO. SATURDAY fiV-ENttfG, SErTEMBER T, IJiOl.
PRICE ONE CENT.
Two Bullets Took Effect
Believed to be Serious Re
moved to Hospital.
Buffalo. Sept. 6. (Spl.) U:50 p. m. President McKlnley was shot twice
at the Pnu-Anicilcan grounds this afternoon by an Insane man. One bul
let took ell'ect in the shoulder and the other in th o breast. ,
Ho has been removed to Service Building Hospital at tho grounds.
Later It Is now said that one bullet struck the president in the check
and the second shot in t he groin. L'oth wounds are serious, '
HOW IT HAPPENED.
BUFFALO, 1:50 p. m.-The ASSASSIN WENT UP AND SHOOK HANDS
WITH PRESIDENT McKINLEY AND WITH THE OTHER HAND HE
SHOT HIM. THE CROWD CLOSED IN AND ONE ACCOUNT SAYS THE
CRANK WAS KILLED. ANOTHER SAYS HE ESCAPED WITH A
SEVERE BEATING. THE PRESIDENT'S CONDITION IS SERIOUS,
BUT NOT NECESSARILY FATAL. (
BUFFALO,-4:55 p. m. PHYSICIANS STATE THAT PRESIDENT'S
CONDITION IS SERIOUS. BUT NOT NECESSARILY FATAL. THE
SHOOTING OCCURRED AT THE TEMPLE OF MUSIC ABOUT 4 O'
CLOCK, WHERE THE PRESIDENT WAS HOLDING A PUBLIC RE
CEPTION. ., ,.,,
BUFFALO, 5 O'CLOCK-PHYSICIANS HAVE JUST REMOVED
ONE BULLET FROM THE PRESIDENTS BODY. HE BEARS UP
WONDERFULLY WELL UNDER HIS TERRIBLE SUFFERING.
Amalgamated Will Not
Accept Schwab's Terms.
Morning Hopes For Peaceful Settle:
ment Were Destroyed.
PITTSBURG, PA., SErT. G.-(SPL.)
THE STEEL TRUST PROPOSI
TION HAS BEEN TURNED DOWN
BY THE AMALGAMATED ASSO
CIATION. THE TRUST AN
Morning's Prospects Were Bright.
Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. 6. (Spl.) Hopu
that the great steel strike may at last
bo settled Is warranted by the' hur
ried assembly of the Amalgamated
Association Executive Board this
morning to consider the more recent
pea'co proposition submitted by Presi
dent Schwab of the U. S. Steel cor
poration. The members of the Board arrived
early and immediately went into sec
let session. Nearly every member of
the Board was present. Members of
the Board freely expressed the hopu
that peace will bo reached as a result
of today's meeting. They aro more
Because She Was
New York, Sept 6. (Spl.) Ohlded
by her husband because she took too
much wine, Martha Peters, a bildo of
but three months, killed herself at a
merry dinner party at hor home Wed
nesday night. Peters found It neces
sary during tho dinner to mildly ie
prove bis wife for drinking more wlno
than she should. Leaving the table,
Mm. Peters went to a sldo board and
tilling a glass full of carbolic ncld, she
dramatically turned to her guests and
NOUNCES THAT NO FURTHER
NEGOTIATIONS WILL BE HAD
AND "SEVERS DEALINGS WITH
THE AMALGAMATED. THE
TRUST WILL TRY TO START Al-il
ITS MILLS AT ONCE.
cheerful in spirit and unanimous In
tho expression that any honorablo
terms of settlement will be accepted.
Tire proposal of Mr. Schwab was not
disclosed to the Board until this
morning's session opeued behind bar
red doors and guarded hall ways. Pres
ident Shaffer and other executlvo of
ilcors refused absolutely to be seen by
reporters or to discuss the proposi
tion President Sbnu'er had to lay
before the executive otllcers of tho
It Is felt, however, that tho new
plans carry certain concessions not
contained In tho previous proposal.
Bride Killed Herself.
said: "Well, I am tired of Uiis." With
that she swallowed the deadly poison
and died shortly after, Her husband
said today liquor was the cause for
his wife's tragic end. "Time and
again she promised me she would
stop drinking," Peters said, "but the
deslro overcame her and tho old habit
would break' out again." Mrs. Peters
was only 20 years old. She was a
Miss Martha, Donnelly, of Perth Am
boy. N. J. .u, ul .
For the Inquiry
TplW ' ,
Nearly AH Preliminaries
Schley Will Challenge
Inquiry Will Cost Uncle Sam
Washington, Sept. C.-(Spl.) The
Navy department has summoned the
witnesses desired by Admiral .Schley
and counsel, and the latter will, with
in a few days have the desired oppor
tunity of examining these in advance
of the sessions of the court With tho
exception of this preliminary examin
ation, Schley s counsel have practi
cally completed all the work which can
be done befoiehaud and today's con
ference will be practically the last
before the 12th.
Delay la expected diroetly after the
first meeting of the court because
It has now definitely been decided that
Schley will challenge Real Admiral
Howlson on the ground that the opin
ions he has expressed In tho contro
versy disqualify him from sitting as
a judgo In the case. Tho other two
members of the court will have to de
termine this Issue In advance of all
One of the orders bearing upon the
ceremonial side of tho proceeding was
.Issued last night. It prescribes full
dress uniform for officers In attend
ance on the first day and service uni
It Is now estimated the cost of the
Inquiry will bo within tho $100,000
Agree to an American
Their Glass Interests Will Give
Them Two Thirds.
London, Sept. 6. (Spl.) Thn Brus
sels correspondent of tho Financial
News, says that a majority of the
Belgian glass works, havo consented
the principle, to the formation of a
trust under American control, recelvi
Ing for their plants, one third cash
and two thirds in shares of the trust
Company Coming and Money
Washington, Sept. 6. (Spl.) Minis?
ter Wu has Just received word that
Prince Chun who Is now in Berlin will
soon visit him. As tho Prince has a
suite of 07 and Wu'.s salary chocks
havo not boon coming rogularly, ho
fears ho may bavo to pawn some of .its
best Chinese brlcabrac to extend the
May Cause a Strike of Uncle
Washington, Sept. 6. (Spl.) A
strike may be caused In Uncle Sam's
big printing office by one lone woman.
Mrs. Mary Callaghan, a pressfceder in
the government printing otiice, refuses
to Join a now union, and as the mem
bers of the organization are pledged
to handle nothing but union material,
her rotusal to Join may lead to inter
esting developments. As Mrs. Cal-
jnghan Is protected by the civil ser
vice rules, public printers will be
obliged to defend her against tho un
ion. FAMOUS LAWYER.
ustice Murphy, of Irish Supreme
Court, Is Dead.
London, Sept. G.-(SpI.)-.Tustlce
Murphy, of the Irish Supreme court,
Is dead. Justice Murphy obtained a
world-wide reputation In tho early
eighties when lie was Crown prosecu
tor at famous Phoenix park murder
Self Confessed Murderer
Denies - AH Kndwleege of the
Chicago, Sept. C (Spl.) Detective
Parker returned to Cleveland without
Alfred Curry, alias Kearney, tho self
confessed poisoner of Bill Kearney at
Delaware. Cuiry now denies any
knowledge of the Noyes murder, in
Cleveland. The law provides thnt n
confession cannot be used to convict
without coirabointlve testimony, so It
may bo some time before Curry is
brought back to Ohio.
Venezuela Attacks From
Expeditions by Water
and by Land.
General Uribe Making Plans For
Washington, Sept. B. (Spl.) Tho
news of the Invasion of Colombia by
an expedition coming from Ecuador,
with vessels and supplies, will, It Is
expected, be folowed by the announce
ment of a hind attack on the Colom
bian frontier, fiom tho neighborhood
of Mnracaiho, In Venezuela, where
General Uribe-Uilbe, the revolution
ary leader, was collecting his forces,
when lost heard from.
At the same time tho Insurgents on
the Isthmus of Panama will probably
moke themselves unpleasantly promi
nent, and tho Colombian government
will then find Itself attacked from
three sides. This If In accordance with
tho plans announce by General Uribe
Uribe, a couple of months ago, when
ho was In New York.
FAIR TONIGHT IlND SATURDAY.
Fell Forty Feet During a Play's
New York, Sept. U. (Spl.) Laura
Burt the actrecs, while rehearsing the
ride of Dolores In a burlesque on "L'n
dor Two Kings" nt the New York
theater yosterdny afternoon was
thrown against a lllmsy support at tho
top of n, -10-foot runway, and fell to
the bottom. She wns seriously hurt
Scene of a Small Fire Friday
An alarm fiom the B. F. Goodrich
Co. at 7:30 Friday mornlug drew a
larger crowd than any similar alarm
has dono for weeks. A small blaze
In the cement room caused the alarm,
but tho fire was extinguished before
the department atrlvcd.
They Think His Policy
Good For Europe.
"Sounded the Death
Knell of McKinleyism."
London Editors View of His
London, Sept. 6. (Spl.) The Star,
commenting editorially on the speech
of President McKlnley at tho Pan-
American Exposition at Buffalo yester
day, speaks particular of the tariff
clause in the speech". Tho paper
"Piesldent McKln''y has sounded
the knell of McKInloylsin. The aboli
tion of tariffs which are no longer
needed for revenue or the piotectlon
of home industries means the leveling
the outworks of tho protectionist
citadel, and a great victory for free
trade. If Mr. McKlnley can entry
his views It will bo a capital thing
for Europe, but a still more magnifi
cent thing for the States themselves."
Captured Lock, Stock and Barrel
MIddlehurg, Cape Colony, Sept. 0.
(Spl.) Col. Scoboll'R column has cap
tuied the whole of Lottoi's commando,
near Petersburg. The Boers lost 12
killed. 40 wounded and 103 taken
prisoners. Two hundred horses were
Arrives In Cleveland For G. A.
Cleveland, Sept. G. (Spl.) Commander-in-Chief
Leo Russlour, of St
Louis, head of tho G. A. R., nrrlved
In tho city tqday. Ho will look after
G. A. It. matters preliminary to the
Grand Army festival to bo held hero
Typhoid Fever Epidemic Reports
Batesvllle, Ind., Sept. C (Spl.)-Dr.
X. Sltkn, physician to the Immaculate
Conception convent, nt Ogdensburg,
says reports pf an epidemic of typhoid
fever in the convent have bceu exag
gerated. There are now seven serloj?
cases and several light ones. The
opening of the young ladles' seminary
has been postponed.
New York, Sept. 0. (opl.) A mes
senger boy from Burrlll & Stltt,
stock brokers, lost a certified check
for $100,CMI3.in yesterday. No trace of
tho lost check has yet been found. I
arket Overflowed by
Supply of Peaches.
All Are Grown In
of Last Year
It has been conservatively estimated
that during the week ending Friday
evening, 8,000 bushels of peaches have
been sold In Akron. Of course, this
means that the sales next week will
not be so large, as the harvest Is now
In Its fulness, and nearly every fam
ily has canned large quantities.
While it is thought the later varieties
will be better than the earlier ones
It Is safe to say the canning season
is pretty well advanced. An aggre
gate of 5.000 bushels Is anticipated
for next week.
UGLY TEACHER WANTED--
OTIiERS ALL GOT MARRIED.
Good Looking Young Women Need Not Apply
Frederlcktown, 0., Sept. 6. (Spl.)
The school board of Butlcn has offer
ed a bonus for the homeliest teacher
in Ohio to take charge of the primary
department there for one year. Ugli
ness of person must be the successful
applicant's first qualification. Ahillty
as a teacher enters into the matter
later If at all. The lady to whom the po.
sltion Is tendered must sign a contract
not to get married until the end of- the
Admitted That fie Kissed Her,
But Didn't Like to Hear It Said,
Portsmouth, O., Sept 6. (Spl.) A
peculiar criminal libel case was heard
in 'Squire Searles' court at South
Webster, Thursday afternoon. Mrs.
Sarah Wlnkhouse told some of her
nelghbois that she saw Garfield Cole
grove kiss Miss Adella Lair. Miss
Takes Himself Out of Her Way
Husband Wants a Divorce.
Detroit, Mich.. Sept. 6.-(Spl.)-
Stnnley Johns, stage manager and a
member of "The Gamekeeper" com
pany, now playing here, has tiled an
application for divorce from his wife,
whose stagu name Is Marguerite Ne
Fond of the Excitement
Incendiary Fireman Caught.
New Philadelphia, O., Sept 6. (Spl.)
Robert W. Ditto, a former member
of the Now Philadelphia Hre depart
ment, was arrested here and confessed
to having been the perpetrator of a
largo number of Incendiary tires that
Places Where They'll
Democrats Should Not Pail to
The Democratic county convention
will bo held tomorrow'and tbo cau
cuses tonight should bo well attended.
The hours nre from 7 to 8 o'clock and
the places of tho caucuses as follows:
First ward Central engine hoube.
Second ward No. 2 engine house.
Third ward Barnett's livery stable.
Fourth ward Booth, at cor. Howard
and Beach sts.
Fifth ward, No. 3 engine houso.
Sixth ward No. (1 englno house.
Seventh ward No. 4 engine house,
Eighth ward Booth at Intersection
Pearl, Whefler and Grant sts,
Ohio, and Prices
Cut In Two.
Nearly all the peaches sold here are
grown In Ohio, many of them In Sum
mlt county. The crop on O. W. Hale's
fruit farm, along Merriman at Is estl
mated at 1,(300 bushels.
As a. rule, the frlut Is of good qual
Ity, and prices are much cheaper than
during this time last year. Then tho
best vnrletles sold at ?2.23 a bushel;
now the best varieties are selling at
$1.80 per bushel, and the market is
overflowed by the supply.
It Is estimated that 1.500 bushels of,
peaches wll bo sold In this city Satur
day. school term. Recently the board en
gaged Miss Ada Long to teach the prl.
maiy loom, but shortly after her elec
tion as teacher, she was married and
offered her resignation. Then another
beautiful young lady, Miss Myrtle
Stewart, received the favorable con
sideration of the board. Her marriage,
closed a little romance a week later.
Next Jennie Hall got the Jqb and at
I husband at the end of the week.
Lair caused Mrs. Wlnkhouse to be
arrested. Colegrove admitted to an
Inquisitive attorney that he had kissed
Miss Lair many times, but swore that
he had not done so at tho time and
place mentioned. Accordingly Mrs.
Wlnkhouse was bound over to tha
ville. Johns says he applies for tha
divorce so he will not be a bar to hid
wife's progress in her profession.
He avers he loves her with all hla
heart and that her affection for him
has been turned by a woman well
wnown In vaudeville.
have occurred hero during tbo last
He gave no reason for his Incendiary)
work except that ho liked to see tho
people get excited and run to the fires.
Ditto was held under $10,000 bond.
Kaiser Is Going to be Good to
Berlin, Sept. B.-(Spl.) The KalseB
liR8 invited Prince Chun, the bead ot
tho Chinese expiratory mission to Ger.
many to attend the naval manoeuvres
Grands vs Peerless.
The Grands and Peerless bowling
teams will meet tonight on the Grand
Alleys in a return game, after the one
played this week on the Howard at,
Akron Police Invited.
Chief Dm kin and as many of tho
pollco as can nttend have received an
Invitation to participate In tho fcs.
tivitles of tho Republican campaign
opening at Delaware, O,, Septembec