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Operations IttBtinird at tho lliupilf'n
Works Tills Morning;.
ffheDueoor Works Will Start Thursday,
as Stated Yesterday-Other Matters.
Tho Duebor Wnteh Caso Manufacturing
Company will resume work In eovcrnl do
partmonts tomorrow. A. full force of
hands will not bo put on this wcok, but It
Is expected that by Monday, nil prepara
tions for resuming operations on a largo
scalo will havo boon tnado and tho mon
will again bent work.
Assignee Howard Douglass Is expected
to arrive 'Friday, whon doQnlte arrange
ments will bo mado to start the- men in
other departments, of tho Immonso fac
tory. The Hampden Works havo resumed
operations and nearly all tho mon are at
TO LIFT THE ASSIGNMENT.
Tlicro Is a bright prospect that tho as
signment will bo lifted even sooner than
was anticipated. With this end in view,
Judge W. R. Day, W. W. Clark and Col
onel W. A. Moore will loavo for Cincin
nati to-morrow and they hapo oro their re
turn to havo accomplished tho raising of
To a News-Democrat reporter this af
ternoon Judgo Day said-: "Tho Canton
banks havo already signed an agreement
to roleaso tho mortgage and -allow
1ho assignment to bo terminated, and tho
property turned over to thoIDuebcr Watch
Caso Manufacturlngeompany. Tho prin
cipal creditors are tho Clovoland banks
which have paper to tho amount of $110,
000. Cincinnati bunks holding "?13,000.
Charles D. Rood holding (98,000 and tho
Canton banks $17,000. Of tho Canton
banks, Georgo D. Hartcr & Bro. havo
U0,000 and tho First National Bank,
$7,000. Tho Canton banks havo olready
signed the agreement. Mr. Rood has not
been scon but I havo no doubt ho will
readily glvo his consont. Tho Clovoland
banks are inclined to bo lenient and
I think wo will Jiavo -no trouble
with tho Cincinnati banks. When theso
principal creditors sign tho agreement, as
wo havo every reason to bellcvo they will,
tho assignment will 'bo terminated. We
havo no fears of tho smaller creditors re
fusing to give their 'Consont, but if neces
sary they will bo paid off. With tho con
sent of the Cleveland, Cincinnati and Can
ton banks and Mr. Koodfwo think the
assignment will bo lifted shortly."
Tho Enquirer this morning has tho fol
lowing regarding tho Duober assignment:
"Yesterday Judgo -Goebol approved tho
agreement that was entered Int6 between
creditors of Mr. Dueter and tho citizens
of Canton, whoroby tho Hampden Watch
Works will resume operations. This
completes tho mutter, and nothing re
mains to prevent tho starting of tho watch
Assignee Douglaoa yesterday received a
telegram from Mr. MoorOfBuperintcndont
of tho factory, saying that a commltteo of
citizens would bo lioro to-morrow morn
ing to make an effort to have tho nsilgn
mont raised. Tho matter will then bo
prosonted to tho court. Mr. Douglass Hi
ed his bond yesterday in tiro Individual as
signment of Mr. Duebor. It is for f 100,
1000, with Louis Werner, W. W. Sutton,
.John Reed und Richard Fritz as sureties.
-Mr. Hiram Thurston Knockod Down by
a Horse Late This Afternoon.
This afternoon at 3 o'clock, whllo Mr.
lllrara Thurston, of Thurston & Son, was
crossing the street at tho corner
-of Clovoland avonuo an 'Fifth street, he
was 6truck by a horse driven by Lewis
Gcrringer. Whon picked .up from tho
tbo pavement ho was unconscious
and bleeding profusely about tho
head. Dr. Phillips, whoso oillco is at tho
corner, dressed the wounds, which con
sisted of a sovere cut ovor tho right oyo
and a very badly bruised face. No blamo
Is attached to any oao, as Mm Gcrringer
called to Mr. Thurston, who was unable
to hoar on accouut of his deafness.
WANTS A DIVOHCE.
A Canton Wlfo Who Thinks tSho Has
Been Qreatly Abused.
Harriot Machamerof Canton lias filed a
suit for divorce from horhusbandFranco
Macharaor. In her petition Han lot states
that she and tho defendant were married
in 1668 in Columbiana county, and that
ono child has boon tho fruit of their union.
Sho ullegos that Franco has cursed her
and shamefully abusod her, and that on
account of such treotmont sho has boon
obliged to Iouto him and return to ,her
former homo in Columbiana county. Sho
charges him with failure to provide, and
further states that ho Is earning from $1.50
to 12.60 per day aud sponds it for liquor.
Sho therefore asks for divorce, custody of
tho child anil reasonable alimony.
.Doatu of ZttrcMary A. Smith.
Mrs. Mary A. Smith, ago 71 years, an
old and respected resident of Canton, died
last evening at hor -residouoe, 110 North
Plum street, of cancer of tho stomach,
after an illness of long duration. Funeral
services will bo hold Thursday morning
at 0 o'clock from St. John's Cathollo
church. Intormcnt In tho comotory of
that congregation. Tho lady has'beon a
resident of Canton for ovor twenty-flvo
years. Sho leaves flvo children, threo
daughters and two sons to mourn hor loss.
Who havo that tlroil and all-gone fooling,
and don't Uko to bo disturbed, will con
tinue to bo troubled with this complaint
until' thoy renew their Impure blood.
Sulphur Bitters will cause now and rich
blood to courso through every artery and
vein in tbo human system, See another
An Outrage jiadKobJjary Without Exousa
(From toe Chicago Tribune-nap. )
The tax on tin-plate, tho chief object of
which stems to be the enrichment of a few
'employewof imported labor, who deliber
ately propose to Ignore the natiyo mate
rial, the production of which tbe McKin
ley men pretend to want to encourage,
ill have ;to be paid fry tbe consumer.
He will pay. H in the shape of .higher
jwleaa fvt Mt MUMd BWW, yNWM
and oysters, higher prices for his furni
ture nnd higher rental for his rosidence,
In full proportion to tho amount cr tuo
Impost. It will bo fully n dollar nnd a
quarter n year for ovory nblc.bodlcd male
in thocommurtity,nnd tono good purpose.
Tho taxon tln-platois an outrage destituto
of n single redeeming feature. It Is thor
oughly and lndefonslbly bod.
GRAND JURY 11EPQRT .
Tho llaxwell-Schott Ciso Not Made
Full List of the 'indictments Reported
Where tho Parties ore Under Arrest.
Tho Grand Jury mado Its roport at 4
o'clock this afternoon.
Tho most Important cases considered
wero tho charges against Dr. D. P. Max
well nnd Charles W. Schott, who aro
charged with causing Iho death of Lillian
Bordncr. It is understood an indictment
was found agnlnst both, but tho matter Is
not given to tho public nt present.
Tho following truafcllls wero found :
Georgo Hoolor. obtaining goods under!
fatso pTotenscs 'from tho Canton Hard
Mlko Eono, larceny, breaking Into Ror.
H. P. 'Barnes' rcsldonco at Alliance.
Leo Moonshower, assaulting Ills nloco
with intent tomvlsh.
Mlko 'Qulgley, pocket picking. Ho is
charged with operating on Robert Kgolf.
Thomas Page, robbery, stole property
from Snrah Anthony.
Mlko Harrington horse stealing nnd
larceny. Ha stolo a horse from John
Goo. Wilson, assaulting John (Lucas
ambGoo. Wilaon larceny, stealing fC from
The Juryroported tho Jg.ll In excellent
condition and tho prisoners wol! cared
What Sir, Norton says.
Having read Mr. Morhoad's experi
ence platmg with gold, sllvor and nickel,
I feel it my duty to inform othoic of my
success. il sont for a plater and havo
more work tbun I con do. It Is surpris
ing tho sgoons. castors and jowolry that
peoplo want plated. Tho llrst week I
cleared JG7.10 and in tltreo weeks' $119.85,
ondmy wifo has made about as I havo.
Uy addressing w. U. Ulultli ituo., &anze
villc, Ohio, you can get circulars. A
nlatir only coals $3, You can loam to uso
it in an hour. Can plato lnrgo'or small
articles. andean mhko, money anywhere
I now havo a usco liofno and bank ac
count, all tho product of S3 Invested in a
plater. s. a. Norton.
A Morning Runaway.
Farmor J. F. Brownovillo of Canton
township loft his horses standing in front
of Barber's warehouse, In East Tuscara
was street. Whllo ho attended to somo
business n passing Ft. Wnyno cnglno
frightened tho horses, and thoy started to
run. Beforo they had gono far tho wngon
to which they wero attached collided with
a delivery wagon belonging to tho Rolle
and Minim, uottung works, badly demol
ishing tho hind end of tho wagon. Tho
horses wero stopped nfter a short run.
A Mr. Union Suit.
-Hoffman and Gibbons filed a suit
-against Henry Keller, Rachael Keller,
Morris. B. Johnson, William 6. Linder
smith, Robert F. Chain, Charles- G. Kay,
In which plaintiff claims 51G2.28 duo on ac
count. Tho amount is alleged .to bo duo
from Henry Keller, and tho other parties
aro made defendants us thoy havo somo
claim on certain property at Mt. Union,
now in posession of Keller.
Prominent Oltisen Dead.
Theinany friends of Mr. Abram Miller,
will be pained to learn of his death at
Grcentown, Ohio, last evening. Ho is a
brothor of L. L. Miller, cashior of tho
First National Bank and S. S. Miller of C.
Aultman'& Co., of this city, and also of
Lewis Miller of Akron. Funoral services
will bo hold from tho family residence at
Greontown Thursday morning at 10
A'Vlctory For Alliance.
Tho following special from Columbus
will bo of interest here: Tho motion of
tho City of Alliance for loavo to file peti
tion in error In tho Circuit Court of Stark
county, in cobo of tho City of Alllanooivs,
Robert Joyco, wns allowed by tho Supremo
Court this morning. This Is considered a
substantial victory for tho city.
Breach of Contract.
John Shopp and Son hnvo lllcd a suit sin
Common Picas court against H. C. Brown
Brothers for (001 balanco claimed to be
duo on account. Defendants aro sub con
tractors for tho erection of Georgo Myers
building in thtscity, and plaintiff claims
that certain parte of tho contract wore not
Licensed to Wed.
Marrlago licenses havo boon issued to
tho following persons:
Adam Potir and Mary Rouse, Massiilon.
Joseph Boslor and Lida Lavor, Canton.
Solomon Dannemlller and Ida Werner,
Canal Fultca. ...,,
Harry Hunter and Lavina Wolf, Mt.
J. C. Rogers and Alocla Hamilton,
A Suit Settlod.
Tho administrator of Androw Ewlng,
who was killed by falling through an ele
vator at tho shop of C. Aultman & com
pany, early last yoar, has effected aioltlo
mont with tho company for 1500. A suit
had been commenced some tlmo since,
and legal action Is now dismissed and tho
matter finally Bottled by tho company
paying to tho administrator tho nbovo
A remarkable caso Mr. Walter Wheol
or, of tho Washington mills, Lawrence.
Mass., for two years alUtctod with varicose
win", accompanied by a troublesome
eruption, was comnlotoly cured nftor tak
ing only eight bottles of Ayer's Sarsapa
SLEEPLKSS NIGHTS, made miserable
by that terrible cough. Shiloh's Cure Is
the remedy for you.
SHILO'S COUGH and consumption euro
is sold by us on fi BWrBnti, U cures
A SUDDEN DEATH.
Mrs. A. Wol li Found Dead ou thu
Fioui This mo -ntiiir.
Some Peculiar Circumstances Concerning
the Affair-Coroner Openheliner Will In
vestigate at Once.
Mrs. Magglo Wertz, aged 15 years, who
lived with her husband and family at 1S3
House! street, was found on tho floor dead
at an oarly hour this morning.
Tho case is a peculiar ono nnd sensa
tional developments may bo expected, if
somo of tho stories told aro truo.
Coroner John H. Openhcimcr was noti
fied nnd accompanied by ox-Coroner
Schaofcr, Constable Ileblioltz and a News
Democrat reporter, visited tho house
about 0 o'clock.
The dead woman had boon lifted off
tho floor nnd placed on the bed. Coroner
Openhoimer decided to hotel post mor
tem this afternoon and an Inquest to--morrow
morning nt 9 o'clock.
Mr. A. Wertz was seen and mado a
statement. Ho said his wifo had been 111
since last April, when an operation was
performed on her by Drs. Maxwell
and Walker. For tho past week sho
has been In bed. Hla son Lcandor,
who is seventeen years of age, and works
at Louis Moushcys barber Bhop, has been
in tho habit of sleeping on a cot in the
room with his mother. A littln throo year
old baby slept In a cradld bcsldo tho bed,
whllo two daughters, Nellio tint! Grace,
aged fourteen and ten, occupied tho bod
with tho mother.
Last night Mr. Wertz loft tho room
about 11 o'clock nnd went up stairs to bod.
This morning tho son Lcandcr got up nnd
dressed, going into tho roar room to oat
his breakfast. Ho was lata nnd dressed
in n hurry. Tho daushtcr Nellio got up
shortly afterwards and noticed her moth
er was not in bed. She mado a hnjty ex
amination and discovered her mother on
tho floor ncarlho bod.
Sho at onco went out and called hor
father, saying "Mamma has fallen on tho
floor." Mr. Wertz wont In nnd discover
ed his wife was dead. Sho was placed on
the bed and tho coroner notified.
Tho girl Nollio whon seen by tho report
er said sho heard no nolso during tho
night, nnd did not know sho was out of
bed until this morulng. It Is Impossiblo
to say what caused tho woman's death.
Dr. D. P. Maxwell called while tho party
wero at tho house. Ho said a cancer had
bet-n removed from tho woman last May,
and that sho had been very low ever sinco.
Ho was to see hor on Thursday last.
Mr. Wertz is a blacksmith by trade, but
has not beon working of late. Ho has
been Buffering with rheumatism for some
time past. Ho enmo to Canton about a
year ago from -Alliance, whero ho had
lived for nine years.
Report was mado to Coroner Open
hoimer later in tho day that Wertz had
bcon drinking heavily of lato. It was
claimed he had threatened to kill his wife,
nnd at different timos had taken a revol
ver to bed with him, saying, "Somo night
this will do tho work." As no marks
wero found on tho body little can bo said
until after the post mortem.
Coroner Openhoimer, nnd Drs. Lolnin
ger aud Schacfcr aro holding a post mor
tem this afternoon. It is not finished at
tho hour of going to press, but it is an
nounced there will bo no startling devel
opments. Tho funeral services will bo hold nt tho
residence Saturday af tornoon at 2 o'clock.
Interment at Westlawn Comotory.
Deaths, Weddings und Other Interesting
Special Correspondence to Democrat.
Robcrtsvllle, Jan. 13th.
Death has invaded our community and
called away two of our oldest citizens.
Ono week ago yesterday Mr. John Camer
on, who Hvod half a ratio north of town,
very suddenly passed away. Ho was only
n few rods from tho house whon his limbs
became paralyzed and ho sank helpless
to tho earth. His eon Byron managed to
carry him to tho house, and scarcoly got
him insldo when ho breathed his last. Ho
wus 78 years old. His funeral took placo
at Liberty, Rev.Gurrlll, of Minerva, offi
ciating. Mr. Peter Adolf, who had been sorely
afllicted nnd gradually falling for a long
time, died on last Saturday morning. Tho
funeral was hold at Maploton today by
Rev. Srnuckor, his pastor. Ho was a mer
chant here' many years and only retired
from business about two years ago.
Rev. A. Gonser was called to Medina
county ono wook ago last Sabbath to
preach and conduct a funeral.
Tho following throo couples wore mar
ried on and slnco Christmas by Ruv.
Mr. Curtis Baum, of Loulsvlllo, nnd Ar
amintha Bush, of Paris, at thoparsonngo,
on Christmas; At tho homo' of tho bride.
Miss Cora Weaver, of Robcrtsvllle, and
Mr. Andrew Thompson, of Alliance, on
Now Year's morning; On Sunday eve
ning, Jan. 4, at tho parsonage. Mr. Harry
Koith and Miss Ella Foglc, both of Pleas
Mr. Frank Dovoaux has moved his bar
ber shop Into the second room of A. Rob
erts' dry goods store, where ho welcomes
his cuatomors as usual, and also servos
Mr. Roborts as n first-class salesman.
Frank is ono of our most enterprising
Hiram Myers, of Paris, wns a callo- fn
town on last Wednesday.
A now blacksmith shop is now running
in towji, nnd the prico of horse-shooing is
very much reducod. John Doveaux is tho
Lcsllo Glossor, of Clovoland, is visiting
with his grand-parents.
Jesso Pcaser, who has boon confined to
his house with a lingoring sickness, is
ngaln out and about.
Cora Neldlg, of Paris, Is visiting with
her undo, Ell Neldlg, this week.
Miss Ella Schory Is tho guest of Mrs. S.
E. Gonser this week.
A number of rolatlvos from nbroad nt
tondod tho funeral of Mr. Adolf t j-day.
Will You Hold Oner If Bo, Read This.
For years about this season of tho year
Public Sales aro hold throughout tho coun
try, lo mako a sale a success, you should
havo attractive sale bills. Tho Demoupat
oillco Is tho host equipped oillco In this
section for turning out first-class bill.
Accident at O. Aultman'ft.
Henry Becher of No. 381 South Walnut
street met with a painlul accident at C.
Aultman's shops this nwnlng at 8 o'clock.
He vu running a ehamplug machine, am
TIXUllSDAY. JANUARY 15.
In endeavoring to push the carriage his
fcot slipped and ho foil. In attemping to
savo himself from falling his hand got
under tho knife of tho machine, and tho
first finger nnd r portion of tho thumb
were taken off. Dr. Meyers wns sum
moned and tho injured member dressed.
Mr. Becher has been In tho employ of tho
company for a number of years.
WANTS HIS LIBERTY.
Joseph A. Kline 31 tkes iut Eivucst
Plea to Stark County Citizen.
He Proclaims His Innocence and Asks the
1'oople to Secure His Release From tho
Tho following letter has bcon received
at this ofQco from Joseph A. Kline, who
wns sont to tho penitentiary somo nine
years ago for poisoning ills father:
O. P., Columbus, O., Jan. 11.
To the Stark County Demochat, Can
Mr. EniTOlt: Will you please grant an
old Stark county boy, who was sont to tho
penitentiary from, old Molly Shirk on a
llfo sentence, space in your paper to ap
peal to tho kind-hearted peoplo of old
Molly Stark In his behalf for his liberty?
To tho citizens of Stark county: Many
years ago ono of your number wns sent to
tho penitentiary fr tho period of hio nat
ural llfo. I, -Joseph A. Kline, was that
citizen, and now after the lnpsoototer
nlnoyoars, Icomo to you to appeal for
ray liberty, and knowing tho kind, warm
and generous hearts of tho peoplo of old
Molly Stark, I feel assured that my ap
peal will not bo lnvnln.
I havo now served over nine years for
acrimoot which. I nm innocent. I pro
test to you in tho name of tho great and
loving God, tho Father of us all, and who
searches and kuowsall tho secret thoughts
and desires of our hearts, that I am Inno
cent of tho crime of which I am hargod
I appeal to you in the uamo of God, be
fore whom wo all must stand at tho last
great judgment 'day, to bo judged
according to tho deeds done In tho body,
and in the name of mercy and humanity
for my llfo and my liberty.
I nsk you, as you expect mercy from tho
great, loving and kind God, will you not
grant mercy to your poor follow man, aud
say to tho Governor of tho State of Ohio,
over your own signature, that I shall again
havo my liberty nnd my llfo nnd that you
are not afraid to trust me?
My life, my liberty and my all aro in
your handB. It is for you to say whether I
nhall spend the rest of my days in a living
tomb for a crime which God knows I never
committed, or whether I shall havo my
liberty. By your decision I must abide.
But I promise you In tho nnmo of God
nnd his denr Son Jesus, in whom I am
trusting and serving, that if you potitlon
tho Governor and gain my liberty that
you shall never have any occasion to havo
I now leave my life, my liberty and my
all in your hands, and may tho choicest
blessiugs of God rest upon you all, and If
I never meet you hero on earth a free
man, muy God grant that wo may ono and
all moot in Heaven where my innocenco
will be proclaimed, nnd whero sorrows
and partings will be no more, is tho pray
er of an old Stnrk county boy. I hold
malice toward none, iiut havo charity for
all. Joseph a. Kline.
OUXl MAS3ILLON LETTER.
Massillon, Jan. 14.
Tho trial of Andy "Felty" and Ed.
Aundlng, Willla.n Shivoly, Ed Whlto and
BUI Jones who were arrested for partici
pating in alight in Gust Mnrtin'sIIydraulIc
beer garden, on last Saturday night, was
hold before tho Mayor latt night. Thoy
wero all flnod $1 and costs, amounting to
$5.85, with tho oxception of Jones, who
did not mako his appearance. Gust Mar
tin will have a hearing later, on tho charge
of keeping a disorderly house.
Officer Richardson of tho opera houso
last night arrested a boy named Georgo
Kcjumor, for raising a disturbance during
tho performance of tho "Vagabond Hero."
Ho was brought bofore Mayor Reed, and
upon promising to bohavo better in tho
futuro was allowod to depart. An exam
ple will bo mado of tho next person caught
making a disturbance in tho opera houso
during a performance.
An old horso which had been wandering
about town for somotimo without an own
er, was shot yesterday afternoon by
Humane Society Agent Hoso.
City Clerk H. W. Loeiller Is in Pittsburg.
Messrs. Dangler ant! Clutz, of thu coun
cil committee, appointed to visit sovernl
cities of about tho same sizo as Matslllon,
iu order to establish water rates, did not
loavo yesterday, as was intended, owing
to tho illness of Mr. Dangler. Tho trip
will bo mado next wook. and tho commit
too will bo accompanied by Engineer
Dunham, who will act as representative
of tho water company.
Company F will hold nn invitation
dance nt tho Armory tonight.
Mr Fred Hookway is visiting his son In
Albert M. Wetter has taken charge of
the retail conldopartmont of tho Howell
A fair sized nudienco witnessed tho pro
duction of "A Vagabond Hero" by tho
Rutledgo Dramatlo company at Bucher'ii
last night. Tonight "Michael Strogoff"
will bo placed on tho boards.
Mrs. Adam Wendlin is in Akron visit
i All members of tho Warwick Junior
Democratic Club nro requested to moot at
their hall tomorrow evening.
Elmer Wacnerhos takon a position in
tho harbor shop of W. O, Bean.
A United States Slgnnl Servico office
has boon established in this city at tho In
depondant Company's storo.
Judgo Otto E, Young did not mnkn his
speech on tho "Experionco of u Candi
date" to tho Y. M. D. C. last night, owing
to his absence from the city.
A Boon to Wives.
Having used "Mother's Friend" I would
not bo without It, It Is a boon to wlvos
who know they must pass through the
painful ordeal of childbirth. Mrs.C. Mel
bourne, Iowa. Wr,te '10 Bradflold Regu
lator Co., Atlanta, Ga., for t urthor panic
ulura. Sold by ull druggists.
Piles! l'ilosl files!
Loose' Rod clover pl.'o remedy, Is a
positive spoa'fllc for all forms of tho dis
ease. Blind, Bleeding, Itching, Ulcerat
ed and Protruding Piles. Nocuro no pay.
Price 60 cents. For ealo by all druggists.
THAT HACKING COUGH can bo'so
qulckljj cured by Hhpl' Pure. Wo guar-
DID THEY ELOPE?
Hobart Cully and Ma3gio Mnckoy
Loavo tho Oity.
It is Supposed They Havo Left for tho Old
Country The Wife and Mothor Talks.
Mrs. Robert Cully and Mrs. Julia
Mackcy appeared at tho Mayor's oillco
this afternoon, with copious tears stream
ing froi.i their eyes. Whon Interrogated
by a News Democrat reporter concerning
tlnj causo of such a general broken up
feeling, Mrs. Cully said: "My husband has
run away with my sister and I want them
Further questioning elicited tho history
of tho matter ho far as Mrs. Cully or Mrs.
Mackoy know. Tho main actors in tho
drama nro Robert Cully, who is ono of tho
principal witnesses In tho Maxwcll-Bord-ncr
aitalr and Magglo Mackcy, sister of
Mrs. Cully, a comely littlo lady of 23 sum
mers, who has been employed with tho
Canton Baking Company.
Cully has been working nt tho Clovoland
& Canton freight depot, but was discharg
ed on Friday of last week, and paid In full,
tho amount being $41.25. Ho has been
drinking of late and It v. as for this reason
that ho was discharged. Last evening ho
failed to go to his homo nt 225 East Third
street aud his wifo becoming anxious re
garding his whereabouts Instituted nn in
vestigation, soon coming to tho conclu
sion that her husband nnd her sister had
left tho city tognther.
Mr. Androws, of tho Canton Baking
Company was seen this afternoon by tho
reporter and stated that ho had often
noticed Cully hanging about tho establish
mont and that ho had seen him and Mag
gie In consultation on different occasions.
Cully was In tho habit of dropping around
to tho bakery nearly every evening after
his work was finished, and ho and Magglo
would talk for somo tlmo. Sunday morning
Magglo asKou Mrs. -Andrews u suo couiil
-getaway for a couple of days as sho wan
ted to make a visit. Upon being given
tho required leavo of nbsonco tho young
lady stated that sho didn't want to go un
til tho next Monday noon. Sho therefore
worked until that time, gotting up at 4
o'clock Monday morning nnd getting tho
w ashing done before dinnor. At 1 o'clock
she left tho storo nnd has not beon seen
since. Mr. Audrowsfltatcd that he sus
pected something was in tho wind, as
Maggie took a number of dressos with her,
in fact all the good oneB
sho had. Throo weeks ago
sho received n letter from tho Anchor
Steamship Company regarding pasnago
to Europe on that line. Sho was paid up
in full, and had bcon very saving, couset
quontly had considerable money on hand.
Cully stated to tho men ut tho freigh
depot that if any word should corns from
his peoplo in Scotland, to hold it until ho
returned. Ho stated that ho was going
away for a few days but failed to suy
which way ho was going.
Mrs. Mnckcy, who Is also an important
witness In tho Maxwell caso, and is tho
mother of tho missing girl, said that sho
was certain that Cully had for somo tlmo
been saving his money and giving it to
Magglo to keep for Jihn. It is probable
that tho couplo havo sulllcient funds to
make the trip to their friends iu tho old
country should theydeslro.
Mrs. Cully is positive they liavo gono to
gether, aud is anxious that they bo
brought back and punished.
It is said that they loft for tho cast ou
tho Ft. Wnyno railroad Monday ut 2
GRANDFATHER AIKENS DEAD.
A Former Cantonlan Dies in Alliance at
an Advanced Age.
Grandfather Alliens, ns ho was general
ly known, peacefully passid Into rest yes
terday morning at 8 o'clock. Ho was tho
oldest citizen living in Allinnco and Stnrk
county. Ho wns born in Bulford, Franco,
Septembers, 1703, and hud ho lived until
his next birthday would have been 09 years
Mn Aikcns camo to this country in 1830
nnd located with his wifo and two children
in the city of Canton. Ho was a tailor by
trade and in that placo piled his trado for
over 25 years. At tho beginning of tho
wnrlio moved to Kobertsville, Paris town
ship, this county, whero ho resided n short
timo. He moved to this city about 25 years
ago, residing on Freedom street In tho
houso adjoining tho Widow Dutton's.
Hero ho followed his usual trado. In 1870
ho mot a severe loss in tho death of his
wifo. He continued tailoring until 1G
years ago whon ho was struck by an en
gine and sovoroly Injured. From that tlmo
until tho day of ids death ho was takon
caro of by his son Philip Aikcns, Sr. Ten
children were born to him, all of whom
havo died with but ono exception. In ad
dition to ono son ho leaves twenty-six
grandchildren, thirty ufent grandchildren
nnd n wido clrclo of frlonds to mourn his
loss. Alliance Review.
TEACHERS IN SESSION.
Tho Plain Township Association Hold an
Tho Plain Township Teacher's Associa
tion mot nt Lower Middiebranch, on Jan.
10, 1801. Botli afternoon nnd oveniug eos
sions whero well attended, notwithstand
ing tho Inclemency of tho weather. Eight
teachers wore present in tho afternoon,
and nine In tho evening. Thosofrom other
townships wero Moss's Strnuscr and
Brauclier of Jnckson township, and Mr. C.
J. Hutt of Bethlehem.
Mr. Adam Cocklin prcsentod tho subject
of "Percentage." A lively discussion en
sued, as to tho nest method of presenting
it to tho public.
Miss Jennie Kromer gavo a talk on
'Map-drawing," which was discussed
During the evening session Mr. Zerbey
presented tho subject of "Factoring;"
Mr. J. W. Stormfolt, "History of the Civil
War:" Mr. Elmer Acker, "Mensuration;"
Mr. C. J. llutt, "History of tho Amorican
Tho manner in which theso subjects
wero treated gavo ovhlonce of a careful
preparation on tho part of each speaker.
A short time was dovoted to queries,
which proved very Interesting as woll as
Tho choir furnished vory fine music. A
vote of thanks was tendered tho pooplo In
general for their hospitality.
Tho next meeting will bo held at Pleas
ant Grove, District No. 4, on Jan. ill. A
special programme has been prepared for
that occasion, and wo sincerely hope thut
all tho teachers of Plain township will bo
E. S. CoiiUELl, Pros.
Jennie E. Kromer, Sec.
First National Bank Officers.
Tho stockholders of tho First National
Bank mot at tho bank yesterday and elect
ed tho following o Ulcers:
Directors, Lowis Miller, Ellzaboth A.
Hnrtor, L.L. Miller, H.W.Harter, G. E.
Cook, Johnson Shorrick, and Hiram Doll.
President, Johnson Sherrick,
Vlco President, W. H. Barter.
Cashier, L. L. Miller.
"Finally I provalled on my wife to uso
Mollln'i Food, which sho did ; to-day our
baby Is ono of tho nicest and hoalthlost lu
tho city, Mollln's Food Is tho best wo
havo ever used, or I havo ever sold." J,
W. II., Newton, Kan.
J Porou, piMtcr. ' Price 26 conU
For lame buck,sido or chost.uio Shiloh's
AN IRIDESCENT STATESMAN.
Ingalls Pitches Into tho Silver Men and
Almost Evorybody Else He Is in Good
Form but bad Humor.
Wahuinoton, Jan. 14. (.Special. Tho
Senato galleries nro packed. Tho diplo
matic gallery Is full of notables, and ono
third tho members of tho Houso nro on
floor of tho Senate to hear Ingalls open
litflhrnsa mounted, rifled howitzer. Ho
Is spotlessly attired, with a high choker
collar, a cloio fitting Prlnco Albert coat,
buttoned closo to his throat. Ho says this
Republic Is now thrcatonod by two great
dangers: a supprosBod ballot In tho
South, and purchased suffrngo in tho
big cities of tho North. This is
intended as a two edgo sciuictcrto cut tho
confodornto brigadles In tho South and
tho Quays, Dudley's, etc., in tho North.
His languago Is bold and ntidnclous and
ho is gotting an earnest hearing. Ho also
hit tho Administration a hard knock In
charging wastful oxtravnganco of tho
public funds, nnd ho hit tho Houso Repub
licans a knock by charging reckless legis
lation. Tho spocch is tempered to reach
tho cars of tho Allianco groundlings now
in control of tho Kansas Legislature,
which Is to elect a United States
Senator. Ingalls Is now sailing Into
tho silver bill, charging It a job to boom
tho owners of Bllvor mines in Colorado
and Nevada. Tho speech will create a
great sensation in tho Republican party.
A SUPPOSED MURDERER
Turns Out to bo an Innocent ManNo
Man was Murdered, but a Horso Thief
Turns up In Prison.
Alliance, Jan. 13. Tho supposed murt
dcrer, J. W. Jackson, colored, who lives
just north of Alliance, turns out to bo an-,
Innocent man. Ho was accused of mur
dering John Thompson who was recently
nt Jackson's plnco with somo horses, nnd
who suddenly disappeared. As Thomp
son was last scon at Jackson's farm, aud
as ho had money, it wns charged that
Jackson murdered him. Now It trans
pires that Thompson is in prison at Albi
on, Mich. Ho was a horso thief, aud tho
horses ho had at Jackson's placo wero
Mlsfortunos In a Natural Qas Tows.
Findlay, O., January 13. Three Find
lay firms wont to tho wnll to-day. Theso
woro tho grocery houso of A. J. Dish, tho
general notion store of Baker & Rice, and
tho boot and shoo establishment of
Weekly Brothers. Tho first two wero
closcdon attachments and tho last was
an assignment, lu each instanco tho lia
bilities aro largely in excess of tho assets.
The End of the Indian War.
Wsiiinoton, Jou. 14. Special. XLio
war department's dispatches 'rom Pino
Ridgo this morning say negotiations for
tho surrender of all hostilcs arc about to
begin, and all danger of a fight is over.
Gen. Miles is confident of a peaceful set
tlement. Two Fires In New Tork.
New York, Jan. 11. Special. Two
fires hero oarly this morning, but both aro
extinguished. Tho ono at Van Tassel's
malt houso on 11th street did $120,000
damage Ono at Whlto Star Dock $25,000.
Tho loss is (300,000. Tho bonded stores
of Campboll, Nicholas & Georgo wero also
burned. Loss $00,000.
Sherman's Speech in Washington.
Washington, January 14. Special.
Sherman's speech Is moat talked of any
for months. Tho anti-silver men aro wild
with satisfaction. Tho silver men say it
was a heavy gun, but as it is tho only
ono tho opposition bus, its effect will bo
Tho Qold Bugs Praise Sherman.
New York, Jan. 11. Special. Sena
tor Sherman's speech attracts wido atten
tion hero and tho morning papers glvo it
much spaco. Even tho opposition admits
its strength, It Is protty generally con
ceded it has seriously hurt tho sliver bill.
A Colorado Compliment for Senator
Denver, Col.. Jn. 11. Special. Tho
Republican this morning says that if Son
ator Sherman woro only on tho silver side
Ida talents would mako his namo im
mortal. My Brother Is O. K. Says Wells.
Cincinnati, Jan. 11. Spoclal. W. B.
Wells, brothor of Explorer Wells, now in
Alaska, aud tho Biibject of many sensa
tional dispatches, announces tlicro is no
occasion for alarm as his brother is all
A Queer Message,
Madison, Wis., Jan. 14. Special.
Gov, Peck's Inaugural savagely attacks
tho compulsory education law and says
tho state has no right to compol paronts
to educate children, except in tho way tho
Will Try and Stop the Prise Fight
New Orleans, Jan. 11. ISpcclal. A
big potitlon is iu circulation asking tho
mayor to stop tho prizo fight advertised
for to-night. The city is much excited
over tho affair.
No More Indian War.
Pine Ridge Aoencv, Jan. Is. Spo
clal. Tho war is over. Tho Indian
Chiefs announce their willingness to glvo
A Big Fire in a Mississippi Town.
Granada, Miss., Jan. 14, Special. A
ttro that started after midnight this morn
ing was extinguished nt daylight. Tho
loss is eighty thousand dollars.
In tbo head
Is a constitutional
Dlcoase. and requires
A constitutional remedy
Llko Hood's Sarsaparilla,
Which purifies tho blood,
Makes tho weak strong,
Try it bow.
81.00 PER YKAJl.
THE SEAL FISHERIES.
ENGLAND CAHRIES HER CASE INTO
Tue Attovnoy Genoral Taken Abatk nX
Havlng n Ulg International Ilnttlo on
lilt IluniU lie Ho Two tTeeVa Ina
tVhlcli to I'renare for tlw Contest
The Qnmtlon ts Ilrotight TJp on nn
Apprnt from tlie TJccUlon of Uta
Wabhinoton, Jnn. 18. Tho Behring;
eea fur seal fishing question was yester
day nf ternoon suddenly nnd unexpect
edly bronght before tho snpromo con,
of the United States, when Sir Jolrra
Thompson, nttoruoy gonernl for Canada,,
through Mr. Cnlderon Carlislo, the
American counsel of the British lega
tion, and Mr. Joseph Clioato. associate
counsel, made a motion in tho court for
a writ of prohibition commanding- tin
United States district court at Sitka to
annul tho proceedings by which tho
schooner W. P. Snywnrd was libeled in.
It ! England's Appeal.
This move on the part of tho Girradtao
officials, it was stated, was mado in bo
half of Cnnndn by Sir John Thompson?
with tho full knowledgo nnd consent of
the British government, tho purnoso ev
idently being to appeal from the stato
department to fho supremo court to soU
tlo once for all tho dispute. This movw
on the part of tho British govcrnmont
seems not to hnvo been, oxpected, and
the attorney general was taken by sur
prise when the motion wns mado by Mr.
Clioato. Tho court ordered that two
weeks' timo be granted to tho attornoy
general to make a showing in opposition;
to tho motion. Tho British governmont,.
it is believed, has had this matter he
contemplation for some timo, probably
sinco hist spring, when it was announced!
that the negotiations between tho United
Stntcs and England on tho Behring sea.
matter wns ended,
HUIory of tlie Cntr.
The schooner W. P. Say ward, of Vic
tonn, B. C, was enptured by tho
rovenue cutter Rush, Cnj t. Shepnrd, for
killing sc; 1 m Behiing sen. When the
capture was made, tho bclicorvr wai on?
Behring sen, fifty-nine miles from nny
land, nnd thero wero 477 teal skins on.
board. Tho schooner was taken to
Oonnlnska by tho Rush, nnd from there
to Sitka, whero she was libeled by tho
United States district court for taking:
seal within tho jurisdiction of tha
United States, in violation of tho re
vised statutes. An appeal w.is taken,
nnd tho cuso wns brought to the supremo
court, nnd, on motion of the petitioners
this was to-day dismissed, which motion
was immediately followed with a re
quest to file suggestions with the -onrfe
lor the writ of prohibition to annul the
action of tho district court of ALibkn.
1' o Question
of theinrif-dictinii of thn TTnWn.T Mn(o-
bverthi' Bohrinc- sea is discussed nt
great length in tho brief filed jestordajr
from tho British stnndpomt ns outlined,
in Lord Salisbury's last communication,
to tho British minister here. In sub
stance it is urged thnt if Russia evar
had jurisdiction over theso waters be
yond tho Marine league, not conceding:
at all that she had, it was not by virtue
of her posoessions in the Aleutian
islands and Alaska, but by tho general
consent of other nntious. Then the
treaty between Russia nud tho United"
States is quoted from to prove that tmv
only cession Russia made to tho United
States wns of the territory of Alaska
nnd tho Alontinn islands, and "tho
waters adjacent thereto." Argument is.
made to prove thnt the wnters adjacent
thereto nro and could be only thosa
waters within tho Murine league from,
the shores. It is claimed that the lan
guago of the treaty clearly indicated
On Theno Point
the brief says: "Tho proceeding how
sought to be prohibited is nn nttempted
exercise of jurisdiction, not under thfc
gonernl law ninritime, but under at
municipal stntute. In order to sustain:
tho jurisdiction in this caso, theroforo,
it most necessarily nppear that tho act
committed by the master and crew of
the Hay ward, for which the condemna
tion nnd forfeiture wns fought, was an
net in violation of Ojp laws of thtfr
United States, dono niiuVonnnitted in a
placo subject to their legislation and.
The Ru88o-American treaty of 1821 in,
then examined to determine what it pnr
ports to grant or convoy to the United
States, nnd the conclusion is renched
that it does not ospressly convey any
domiuion in tho wnters of Bering sea.
A CABLE CAR STRIKES A HEARSE.
The Driver futility Injured and the Cefllu
Hurled n Dlatnucn of Ten root.
Chicago, Jan. 13. Yesterday, as the
funeral cortego bearing the remains of
littlo Georgo Frnnkel to tho cemetery
was ciossing Stato street, a grip car
struck the white hoarse squarely iu tho
center and smashed it to pieces. Th
coffin was hurled a distance of ten feet,,
but slightly injured. The driver of tbo
hearse, Dave Jones, was thrown from
his seat several feet beyond whero ther
wreck of the hearso lay, sustaining in
juries which will probably prove fatal.
A Fust Content.
Clinton, Mo., Jan. 13. Dr. H. S.
Tanner, the man who was famous ac
long for having fnstod forty days, novr
lives ou a farm eighteen uifles south
west of this city. He challenges Signor
Succi to sit down with him in Chicago
during the world's fair, to test the mat
ter in a ninety days' fast on water only,
or, if Succi prefers, let the fa6t con
tinue from day to day till one or the
other yields the conl est.
After Dill's Shoe.
Washington, Jnn. 13. Tho death at
Androw Dill will precipitnte tho appoints
ment of a United States ninrslml for tho
eastern district of Pennsylvania. As tho
eastern district is Senator Cnraoron'
bailiwick the appoinUnont of a marshal
will dotennino the standing of tho senior
senator at tho White House and con
sequently the matter is regarded with
IlAiiiiiSBUita, Jan. 13. A charter was.
granted at the stato department, yester
day, to the Pittsburg Brewing company,
with a capital stock of $103,000. Th
diroctors are Win, H. Dowald and Tboo.
B, Booth, of Alleghony, and H. M, Haw
man, of Pittfiburg. A charter waa
also granted the Third United States
Excelsior Building association, of.
Allegheny, capital fSOO.OOO.
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