OCR Interpretation


Akron daily Democrat. (Akron, Ohio) 1892-1902, October 17, 1901, Image 1

Image and text provided by Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, OH

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84028140/1901-10-17/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

ISn -. vmfF4
AKRON DAILY
OCRAT.
r
VOLUME 10 NUMBEft 154
AKRON, OHIO, THUBtfOAY (2VEX1KU, OCTOBER 17, 1901.
PItlCE ONE CENT.
DEM
REFUSES
To Pay Miss Stone's
Ransom.
Prominent Actors In the Story of Miss Stone's Abduction.
N. R. STEIMER
I
D
E
A
D
Consul General Dickinson Claims to
Have Made a Discovery.
Says the Macedonian Committee Instigated and
Planned the Whole Affair.
Constantinople, Oct 17. (Spl.) Con
sul General Dickinson, of the United
States, positively discovered that Miss
Stone was abducted at the instigation
of the Macedonian committee, has re
fused to pay the ransom raised by the
United States and demanded by the
abductors.
If the charges against the committee
are proven, the Turkish government
may be held lesponslble for the safety
nnd the deliverance of Miss Stone
from the abductors who are holding
her for ransom.
Tho fact that the Macedonian com
mittee may be found to be responsi
ble for tho abduction will receive the
Bulgarian government from all re
sponsibility and Involve Turkey In
New York Girl Too Swift
For Professor From Greece.
New York, Oct 17. (Spl.) Zachar-j
is, professor of Applied Sclenco at the
College of Chens, Greece, arrived hero
Tuesday from Europe and' today he
is searching for a coy maiden -who
relieved -him of $000 in a 'tenderloin
resoit.
Tho, professor wandered into the Sa
Crusade Against Long Skirts
Started In Indiana Town.
Richmond, Ind., Oct 17. (Spl.)
David P. Whelan, a city aldermnu,
has announced that he will present
an ordinance to city council next week
prohibiting tho wearing" of trailing
Used Tobacco a Century
Death of Historic Character.
St Joseph, Mo., Oct 17. (Spl.)
Mrs. Ann Taylor, one of the historic
characters of this city and State, died
MEW TERMS
Have to be Made
With Hungary.
Austrian Rcichsrath Must Con
sider Them.
Vienna, Oct 17. (Spl.) The Relchs
rnth assembled this morning. The most
important business that will come be
fore this session will bo tho uuange-
ment of new terms of union with Hun
gary. The political outlook lb gloomy
as tho unruly elements in tho Uelchs
rath arc again likely to bring business
to a standstill.
BOTH PARTIES
Unite In Denying Authen ticity of
Carnegie's Letter.
New York, Oct 17,-(Spl.)-Tlmt
Carnegie letter, in which the million
aire Is made to say that ho did not
Etand for Tammany, is repudiated as
a forgery by both parties. Last night
Eeth Low, at a meeting In Carneglo
hall, said: "At tho meeting which I
addressed last night a letter was read
purporting tp have been written by
Andrew Carneglo to a peisoual friend.
I know nothlna of tho letter or tho
intention to read It Naturally I as
sumed, wheu tho letter was read, that
it was authentic.
From 1at I havo learned today,
I bellovii it was not authentic."
complications with the United "States
that may menace tho integrity of tho
Umpire.
It was rcpoited n week ago that tho
chairman of the Macedonian commit
tee was short of funds and that ho
liad engineered the iilan that resulted
lu tho capturo of tho American mis
sionary. It Is even Intimated that
other otllclal5; of the Turkish govern
ment may be found to bo Implicated
In the scheme.
AVhen the rcpoit was first comment
ed on, the oltlclals at Washington ex
pressed tho opinion that If tho guilt
of tho lnembcrss of the committee
was pi oven, It would be exceedingly
unwise to pay the lantern, as tho suc
cess of this vcntuie would doubtless
result In other attempts at abduction.
voy music hall and woa persuaded to
buy drinks for a few girls. When he
returned home he found his wallet
gone.
When the .police told him he had
been robbed, ho said: 'They were
Indies; they surely did not find 'it, they
were so nice, so sweet and as truthful
as angels."
skirts by women while on tho streets.
Mr. Whelan says the ordinance is to
bo introduced in behalf of certain
peoplo who claim that skirts are tho
gatherers of dlsoaso germs.
yesterday, nged 110 years. For mora
than a century sho had been addicted
to the use of tobacco and liquor.
LAST TRIAL
Cresceus Will Again Try to Beat
His Record.
Columbus, O., Oct 17. (Spl.) Tho
great Cresceus will make a final at
tempt to loWor his own record of
2.02 at tho track hero this afternoon.
Ketcham says the horse was never In
finer condition. A light rn,ln foil last
night and thero Is a raw wind.
SHOCKING
Testimony Against Diss
De Bar.
London, Oct. 17. (Spl.) Shocking
was tho testimony against Madamo
Diss De Bar and Jackson today that
tho police had to take extraordinary
precautions to preveut the mobbing of
tho prisoners'. Daisy Adams, a 10
yoal old victim told how she was tak
en in undor piomlao of being educated
and instructed In religion, and was
ruined.
HIGH PRICE
FOR STOCK.
Now Yolk, Oct. 17, (Spl.)-Two
blocks of Lake Shoro stock, together
amounting to 300 shaies, were sold
on tho New Yoik stock exchange yes
terday at tho. record price of ?300 a
shiuo. Tho Inst previous sale of a
full Jot of tin's stock was at $250 on
July 1&,
fcvr;'7,n v-jsvi. Af-srivv. zzt .wr.riT,; ' -ar i.i vrrrJiiZf,A-ii-Z"-ti "?, u, "istz, f 4 -w w
Miss Ellen M. Stone, the captured missionary, and her mission house
head of the Board of Foreign Mission arles and Prince Ferdinand the Rolev of
Macedonia committee was Instrumental In abdncting Miss Stone, and Consul
tho ransom of $110,000 may cause mo st serious trouble.
UNITED
In Commending
Schley.-
Wednesday's Witnesses
Say He Was Brave.
Captain Concas, of the
Maria Teresa.
He Will be Asked ,to Tell About
the Battle.
Washington, Oct. 17.-(Spl.)-All tho
witnesses who testified yesterday, and
they were olllcers who served with
Schley, had the same story to toll of
his 'bearing while under fire. It was
to the effect that he was cool and1
courageous, nnd wholly fice from ex
citement Theie does not seem to bo
any testimony to confirm tho oplnloiv
of Lioutenaut Fotts, of tho Massa
chusetts, that on May 31 Schley was
laboring under gieat mental exclto-
inent or that he advised tho olllcers to
get behind tho turret because vtlier
white uniforms inado them conspicu
ous targets.
Thero is a probability that Lieuten
ant Potts will bo recalled lu 'order
that he m u examined more In de
tail rcgu ji i Schley's alleged conduct
on that d.ij Several of tho witness
es who lm uilled to Schley's bear
ing on thai anion were at hla. sldo
throughout ti. engagement, ,
An effoit may bo made to got be
foro tho couit a description of tho
battlo made by Captain Concas, of
tho Maria Teresa.
Ofllcers of tho Brooklyn havo said
that tho loop was made, In part at
least, to pioveut that vessel from be
ing rammed by tho Teresa. A num
ber of tho Judge Advocate's witness-
es testified that tho Teresa held stead
lly to tho westward and did not turn
towards tho Brooklyn. Captnlu Con
cas says that Admlrul Cervora's or
ders contemplated ,tko ramming of tho
Brooklyn, and that two efforts were
inado to cuiry them out Tho first ut-
I teinpt was foiled by the Brooklyn's
loop, uuu wueu me Beconu uueiupt
wns made, the Oregon and Iowa In
terfered. .If admitted to the record,
this will .sustain tho evidence of the
Brooklyn olllccis.
ROOF FELL
And Crushed Four Miners to
Death.
Scranton, Pa., Oct. 17. (Spl.) A fall
of roof coal caused the death of four
nion In tho Klondike mine of the Del
aware Ac Hudson Company, at Aieh
bald yesteiduy afternoon. They are
Patrick Ncalon.assistaut mine foreman;
John Healey, miner; John Kearney,
miner; and Matthew Drughcr, driver.
A car had tun down a piano in the
mine, jumped the track, and knockeu
out a number of piops. The three
men In ehaigo of Foreman Ne.tlon
wpro replacing the props when a groat
slab of rock fell, killing them instantly.
THREE NEW
Battle Ships Will be
Asked.
Navy Will Want Much Money
This Year.
Washington, Oct 17.-(Spl.)-The es
tlmates for the navy for tho year end
ing Juno !10, HKW, wero made public
at tho Navy department Wednesday.
Tho total amount is $08,010,084,
against $77,021,r:!5 "appropriated for
the current jiiir. The chief Increase1)
aro $2,000,000 for construction, ?2,
000,000 for armor, and $120,355 In tho
appropriation for yaids and stocks.
Secictaiy Long, In speaking of tho
estimates, Mild that they wero made
with duo ii-giiid for tho needs of thu
navy, and Intimated that they had
tho approval of tho Admlnlstiatlou.
Ho spokovof tho Increased cost of the
navy and said that tho building of a
battleship costing $5,000,000 was not
tho end of Its expense, as Its mainte
nance was u'iy costly.
Theso Chtliuates, ho said, did not
cover any lecommemlatlolis for In
creaso of tho navy over that aheady
authorized, but it Is nioro than likely
tho Secretary will recommend throo
new battleships nnd two armored
cruisers and u number of small gun-
PniNCt ve Bulgaria
at Samokovo. Dr. Samuel Capon,
Bulgaria. The rt!covpry that the
General Dickinson s refusal to -pay
Or Nothing For
Wants to be Vindicated
Entirely.
Will be Removed From Sing Sing
Soon.
New York, Oct 17.-(Spl.) Roland
B. Mollnoux, whoso conviction of the
minder of Mrs. Kato J. Adams was
revei ied by the Court of Appeals,
will he returned to the Tombs from
Sing Sing pribon today or tomorrow.
Mullneux was asked yosteuliiy after
noon by members .of tho State Par
don Board, who happened to bo near
his cell, If It was tiue Unit ho wanted
a new trial, so as to bo vindicated.
He replied: "Yes, that Is niy wish
nnd my father's. Nothing but nn ac
quittal will satisfy mo now. I would
lather bo In this cell than to go out on
ball."
DEAD AT THE
ROADSIDE.
The Body of Frederick Foust Was
Found Thursday.
Mr. Frederick Foust, a well known
citizen of Summit wns found dead by
tho roadside, a mile east of East Lib
eity Thursdoy moiiilng. He had left
his homo Wednesday evening to go to
a neighbor's on an errand, and seemed
to be lu good health. Heart disease
caused his death. Mr. Foust was nearly
00 years of ago, and leaves a wife and
daughter, tho latter, Mrs. Dean, lives
In Akron. Ho was a brother of
Alexis. Jqsuph and Jacob Foust.
'It Is a remit) liable coincidence that
Mr. Foust was on his way to secure
singers for tho fimeral of Mrs. S.
Gouglor when his death occurred. The
funeral wll bo hold nt 10 a. m. Sat
urday. The Weather:
FAIK TONIGHT AND FIUDAY.
FREEDOM
The Closing Chapter
a Useful Life.
Akron Has Lost a Good Citizen and
, Many People a Friend.
Xi It. Stelner Is dead. Tho city of
Akl'olt at large has sustained a great
iCsa and those who knew hiru have
sustained : sonal loss which can
not bo rep Mr. Stelner had been
a resident ..kron a little less than
twelve j of. a, out In that compara
tively siioit time he had won a fore
most pl.iee In all that had to dd with
Uio advancement of Akron and tue
welfare of Its people.
N. It. btemer Is dead. The grievous
information van told Thursday in
tones of deep, bluccrc rogiet and from
Jouth Akron, which knew him and
loved him, to the utteimost limits of
tho city, Uiere were woids of genuine
boriow as tho news Vias, learned.
At his home at West Maiket st
uud Oakdale ave. Mr. Stelner died
.it about S o'clock Wednesday ev
ening. He had been sick bince early
in June. Ily his nearest associates his
death waf not unexpected, but to the
general public It comes as a sudden,
most painful surpilhe. Through all
his long Illness Mr. Steinur hlmbelf,
and hlu fileudb at large, belleed he
would lecover lu time, and bo about
energetic, pushing, cheerful and kind
ly at. of old. But thoe who knew tho
fears of his physicians realized that
MR. N. R.
thero was little hopo and however
deeply grieved, were not surprised to
learn that he had passed beyond.
No one of Mr. Stelner's several great
projects so thoroughly claimed lite
attention as did Kenmore. In that he
saw tho undertaking of his life. His
heart had been In It for years and
Astor Played Engineer
Piloted Fast Mail Train
Chicago, Oct 17. (Spl.) Colonel
John Jacob Astor, of New York, lost
tho role of millionaire and took up
that of a locomotive engineer for a
shoit time. With blue Jean oveialls
and buckskin gloves tho colonel sat
on tho right sldo ht a locomotive cab
and piloted tho fast mall on tho Lake
Shore load.
Ho took tho fast mall, technically
known as -"train No. :t," at New York
nt 8:15 o'clock Tuesday morning and
enjoyed tho luxury of sitting up nil
night In a day coach. Ills rest was
frequently broken by Uio swaying of
of
when the plan had talten definite shapo
and wiw ready to be pressed forward
to a succebfcful consummation, he gavo
much of his tremendous energy to it
Muny days last winter and in tho
raw, damp days of early spring, ho
was upon Uie ground. In slush ana
snow and rain he helped In the di
rection of the work, and It was thero
that his Illness began. His fine, ro
bust health gave way before an at
tack of rhcumatNin which affected his
heart and by the first of June he wa3
ill. Few times afterward did ho go
to his oliice and after June 24 he wa-J
there but two or three times and then
for only a few minutes. His illness
developed various phns.es. Early hi
August he was able to drive .out and
every other day waa In his carriago
for at least a short time. He felt bet
ter and stronger later on, but not
withstanding, grew weaker and hl3
dally drhes were given up.
At no time did Mr. Stelner loso
courage, however, and ho believed ey?
en In his worst attacks Uiat he would
master his sickness eventually. Ho
had spoken even recently of going fo
dally drlvos to become more hardened
to endure the Inclement weather of
the fall and winter. But Wednesday
STEIN ER.
morning ho sank rapidly. It wast
feared that he would die. Later, ho
was better and sot up to read a news
paper. In the evening ho grow very
faint and ask that ho be fanned. Ills
breath enmo with more and more dlf
(Continued on second pago.)
tho train, which often attains a speed
of over 80 miles an hour. Whon Elk
hart was reached at 0:05 o'clock this
morning, the colonol decided to com
plete tho trip on Uie engine. Out of
South Bend thero Is a fairly strafghg
stretch of track with a light down
gnado westbound. Tho engineer in
vited his guest to "tako the reins,"
and the Invitation was coupled with!
another to "push her along," Tho
colonel accepted both Invitations,
From South Bend to LaPorto a dls
tanco of 20 miles, Uio now cnglncrs
made tho distance In a U'lllo undeq
20 minutes.
ft1. .Ai
Jtji&A
kmAfdfcM&mik'ii

xml | txt