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i WEEKLY 1
CANTON, OHIO. TUESDAY, JUNE 2G. 1900.
VOLUME 67. NTJMBEB 7.
ONE DOLLAR PERYEAB.
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9 I, Auditor omce
Naval Officers Claim to See a
Reason For Relieving
SEC. LONG IS SILENT.
Does Not Mention Whether Politics Is
Not Behind tlio Move.
PREPARING FOR A BIG WAR
Indication, That the United States Ex
specta to Go Into the Trouble
Deeply the European row
ers Latest New, From
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
"Washington, June 25. Co-Incident
with the return of Secretary Long to this
city, Is the Issuance of the order direct
ing Rear Admiral Itemey to proceed to
Taku on tho flagship Brooklyn, taking
with him as many soldiers as the boat
will accommodate. Tho navy .depart
ment today assigns as Its reason for tho
order, tho facilitating of business by
communication direct from Taku In
stead of sending orders to Kempff
through Itemey. Tho naval ofllcers,
however, who havo been disposed to
criticise Kempff for failure to partici
pate with the foreign warships in re
ducing the Taku forts, claim that tho
order Is Intended as a rebuke. They say
that regardless of Instructions after the
Monocacy had been fired upon, it was
the duty of Kempff to retaliate for the
honor of the flag. However, the chief
cause of tho complaint at the depart
ment against Kempff has been his al-
IpctmI InnVitlltv in aanrl IntnlllcHhln rllct.
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patches, ana it is still unknown which
Iiarty, Boxers or Imperial troops, has
teen bombarding Tien Teln.
FROM THE FRONT.
The latcst-from China Is a dispatch
v 1m Kempff under yesterday's date.
In which he tells of tho ambush in
which four of Wallers marines were kill
ed fnd seven wounded. A force of 2,000
left Taku, last night, to relieve Tien
Tsln. The Oregon having taken on tho
marines and sailors brought by the
Zaflro, left Hong Kong last night pre
pared to make a record run of tho -1,500
mils to Tak She will arrive about
Saturday morning. Tho orders to tho
monitor Monodnock to proceed to Taku
from Manila have been countermanded.
She' has a low free board and It was
deemed unsafe for her to attempt the
trip in the typhoon season.
At the war .department preparations
for trouble are being made on a scale
which would Indicate anticipation of
war, though no word of it is given to
the public. Officials say that such In
formation would be of more value to for
eign natlonB than to the American peo
ple. Yesterday two companies of marines,
22S 'men, under command of Major Bid
die, left this city for San Francisco.
They will call at Nagasaki for orders:
Their destination Is officially the Philip
pines but they may bo transferred to
China at Nagasaki.
Paris, June 25. A dispatch received
at the foreign office from tho French
consul at Shanghai, dated June 24, re
ports that according to Chinese state
ments the legations at Peking were safe
to June 19, and that the ministers with
consent of the government, were pre
paring to leave the capital for the
London, June 25. Rear Admiral Eruco
In command of the British naval force at
Taku sends a gloomy dispatch under
date of June 24, In which he says that
no action can possibly be. taken at onco
to relieve VIco Admiral Seymour. Tien
Tsln Iiob been Invested and is fighting
for its life. This has been the state of
affairs almost slnco Seymour's depar
ture, Bruce says there Is no news from
Seymour. It Is only known that he Is
cut off through the fact that Tien Tsln
is being invested,
London, June 25. Rear Admiral
Bruce's dispatch follows:
"The total force which left Tien Tsln
with the .commander in chief for Peking
wad about 2,000, composed of detach
merits of allied ships. No action could
.possibly be taken to relieve tho com
mander in chief becaushe it was only
known that he was cut off by Tien Tsln
being Invested. Tien Tsln has been
fighting for its life ever since. It was
on receipt of Information that the Chi
nese army had ordered trains for attack
ing Tien Tsln, that they were ravaging
'Tone Ku and reinforcing Taku. as1 well
i as mining the mouth of the Pel Ho, that
JL.il: was promptly determined to seize
Taku. Since then every effort has been
made to relieve Tien Tsln. I have com
'mundeered a ama.ll coaatlnir steamer' for
taking troops and sick and woundod
across the bay to Wei Hal Wei. I In
tend making a temporary base, hos-pltal
and asylum for refugees."
GLIMMER OS1 HOPE.
London, June 23. A glimmer of hope
regarding the safety of the legations
In Peking is gleaned from a dispatch
credited to Sheng, the Chinese director
of telegraphs, that tho foreign min
isters are safe. There Is a disposition to
accept It as true, but there 'Will be no
let-up In the operations to force a pass
age from Taku to Peking. Vice Admiral
Seymour and the column he la leading
must be In desperato straits If Indeed,
they have not already been wiped out
by the hordes, of fanatical Chinamen,
who apparently surround them; It is
believed that a hundred or more Ameri
can marines under Captain McCalla,
of the cruiser Marblehead fame, are with
Seymour. 'Admiral HUdobrant, of the
Russian navy, the senior officer of tho
powers now at Taku, Is dispatching
every available manto the relief of the
beleaguered foreigners at Tien Tsln.
Saturday a mixed force of 4,000 men
started toward Tien Tsln. Nearly half
of the force was made up of Japense
and the remainder consisting of small
contingents of men of other nations.
The latest news from Tien Tsln by cour
ier who left tho place last Friday shows
that tho bombardment of1 the town by
the Chinese still continued on that day.
The foreelgn troops had erected bomb
The number of casualties among the
troops was not definitely known but
was estimated at 300. It Is reported that
tho commander of Her Majesty's ship
Balfleur was among the killed.
ON WAR FOOTING.
St. Petersburg, June 25. Tho czar,
today, ordered tho Russian forces in the
Amur district, to be on a war footing.
Tho Amur district Is in the eastern
most part of Siberia and the closest of
tho czar's dominions' to the scene of the
trouble In China.
Shanghai, June 24.(Delayed.) Letters
received here from the custom's authori
ties at Tien Tsln state that Vice Ad
miral Seymour's force hssbeen defeated.
Washington, June 23. Minister Wu
called at the state department this
morning. He was excited and worried
and refused to talk to members of the
press. An official of tho department
said that Minister Wu had received no
Instructions from his government for
two weeks, a sufficient reason'for anx
iety on his part. The same official said
there was no reason why the Chinese
government should not have declared
officially to foreign powers the exact sit
uation as to their representatives.
There was no excuse, he said, for the
apparent lack of communication be
tween the capital, Peking, and the coast.
CAN'T UNDERSTAND IT.
Washington, June 25. At the state
department this morning no news from
China has been received over night. The
failure to communicate with Tien Tsln
or with Peking Is a mystery to the
officials, as an authority in the state
department said this morning, "When
Washington wns held by an army of
100,000 and Richmond by another, hun
dreds of men were passing back and
forth dally. Yet In China with com
paratively trifling forces In the field It
seems impossible to obtain reliable news
from the Americans In Peking and Tien
Tsln." Little credance is given at the
department to the assurances as to the
safety of consuls and consulates com
ing from Chinese sources. Consul
General Goodnow, at Shanghai cables
the department this morning that no
communication with Peking has been
had since July 14. There is apparent on
the part of the Chinese government
great anxiety to prevent the sending of
foreign troops upon their soil.
MAJOR F. C, BRYAN,
Formerly With the Veterans In
Cuba, Will Be Here
A letter has been received In this city
from Major F. C. Bryan, who acted as
major of tho three local companies of
soldiery In the Cuban war, that he would
be In this city on July 4 and assist in the
command of the Spanish-American Vet
erans, who will take part In the mili
tary parade during the afternoon. This
information Is a matter of great pleas
ure to the boys who were desirous of
meeting their major who was with them
during the recent war,
Ai pointed to See That Delega
tions Get Proper Greeting
The recelptlon committee for the
Fourth, of July celebration consists of
the following citizens: 'J. J. Clark, chair
man; Hon. Joseph Blechele, W.Illlam A.
Lynch, A. Von Landberg, E. C, De.
Putron, D. C. Hughes, Gordon M.
Mather, Kon. Geo. E. Baldwin, Hon. A.
A. Thayer, H. W. Harter, F. EJ. Case,
Charles P. Duff, Samuel Lowenstlne, J.
H. Dumolln, Hon. J. H. Robertson, H.
A. Cavnah, H, H. Whiting, Dr. James.
Fraunfelter, Dr, O. E. Portman, Hon.
fT, T. McCarty, Theo. Voges.
Children1! washable suitu from 25c up
to 12, at The New CT.obe Clothing llciiie,
ADMIRAL REMBY HAS BEEN SENT
TO RELIEVE ADMIRAL KEMPFF.
No Excuse Has Been Offered For the Action Men and Not Ships
The Real Netd In China An Appeal Made to the Powers
To Suspend Operations Till Peace Can
Washington, June 25. A member of
the cabinet who discussed the action of
Secretary Long, in revoking the orders
dispatching the Monadnock to Taku,
said that men and not ships are what
are needed In China.
"We now have an ample naval force
at Taku," continued this offlclal, "and
what we must have there ate men. It
Is useless to send vessels like the Mon
adnock to Taku. -All they are good for
Is to batter down fortifications and fight
oiher men-of-war and there is no
prospect of any such work at Taku."
This Is the force the United States has
at Taku or Che Foo: Newark, Nash
ville, Monocacy and Yorktown.
These vessels are under orders to go
to Taku: Oregon, which left Hong
Kong yesterday, and Brooklyn, Iris,
Alexander, Saturn, Hannibal and
These vessels ordered to hold them
selves In readiness for service at Taku:
Gunboats Princeton, Marietta and the
The gunboat Castlno Is at Shanghai
and Isla De Luzon at Canton.
Secretary Long issbed orders "to Rear
Admiral Remey, tho se'nlor American
flng officer In Asiatic waters, directing
him to go with his flagship, the Brook
lyn, to Taku, and to tender to Gen.
MacArthur the conveyance of such
Says He Ought to he on The
JOINT DEBATE SUGGESTED.
Thlnki 11 ill anil Kooatvelt Should Meet On
the Stamp and 8ay lloth
Might Agree to the
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Washington, June 25. Representative
Cummlngs, of New York, says he favors
the nomination of ex-Senator Hill on
the ticket with Bryan, and he not only
believes he will be the choice of the con
vention but that Hill will accept. In
the event of his selection, Cummlngs
suggests that there be a Joint debate
between Hill and Roosevelt at every
state capital In the Union. Both, In his
opinion, would agree to this and the
fur would fly.
ALBANY WILL SAIL,
Said That Her Mission Is to Col
lect the Sum Due From
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Southampton, June 25. The U. S. ship
Albany will sail for Gibraltar tomor
row. It Is reported that her mission In
the Mediterranean Is to collect the In
demnity of $100,000 which the Sultan of
Turkey has admitted Is due the United
States because of tho destruction of
property belonging to Americans during
the Armenian troubles.
WILL SAY NOTHING.
Washington, June 25. At the state
department this morning It was said
that nothing would bo given out re
garding the third demand made uponj
Turkey by Charge de Affaires Grlscom.
The presentation of the demand follow
ing closely as It does upon the mobiliza
tion of the North Atlantic squadron,
upon a hurry call, is regarded as signifi
cant, especially when taken In con
nection with the sailing of the Albany
from Southampton to Gibraltar tomor
row. These demands havo been made,
but without a display of force this
government will be obliged to acknow
ledge these were mere bluffs.
CROKER AND MURPHY
Will Go to Kansas City And
May Drop Around to See
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
New York, June 25. Richard Croker
and Ed. Murphy and perhaps one or
two other Democratic leaders will go to
Kansas City Saturday, Probably they
will call around nt Colonel W. J.
Bryan's home at Nebraska, before, go
ing on the Missouri city. David B.
Hill will not go west with Croker and
Murphy. Ho will leave Albany for
Kansas City Friday. Hill, according to
his close friend and advisor, Frank
Campbell, chairman of the Democratic
state committee, is not a candidate for
the vice presidency. Hill, it Is expected,
will be New York's member of the
resolutions committee and will make
the fight of his life to tone down the
Kansas City platform to what he, thinks
will be most acceptable in New York
For' summer light clothing at real low
prices go U Tha Now Globe Clothing
army troops as the Brooklyn might be
able to carry. At the same time the
orders to the Monadnock to go to Taku
were revoked and sho will remain at
Manila. As Rear' Admiral Remey Is
se'nlor to Rear Admiral Kempff, he will
succeed the latter In supreme command
upon the arrival of the Brooklyn at
China has appealed to the powers to
refrain from further military operations
until LI Hung Chang has time to reckon
and confer with the downger empress
and the emperor with a view to bring
ing nbout i settlement of the present
troubles and averting the calamity of
Unless there Is some Interference by
their home government, the command
ers of the combined forces In China will
probably bring on an engagement on a
large scale within a few days, as In
formation received from Admiral
Kempff shows that they are sending
reinforcements to the relief of Tien
Tsln and the small detachments al
ready sent toward that place. Admiral
Kempff's cablegram reads:
"Che Foo, June 24, 1900.
"In ambuscade near Tien Tsln, on the
21, four of Waller's command killed and
seven wounded. Names will be furnish
ed as soon as received. Force of 2,000
going to relieve Tien Tsln today. (Sign
MADE A DASH.
Surprised a Party of Britishers
And Killed Many.
Boer Went In nnd Got Away Ilefore The
llrltlih Coald Oct Aid Progress Of
the War In South
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
London, June 25. A dispatch from
Honing Spruit, under date of June 23,
says the British lost 31 killed and
wounded In the attack on that post,
Friday. The Boers made a dash into
the place and burned three culverts be
fore reinforcements from Kroonstad,
about ten miles away, could be sent.
General Hamilton has been thrown
from his horse and has broken his col
Delegates Beginning to Arrive
In Chicago Where Con
vention Is Held.
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Chicago, June 25. As yet arrivals of
delegates to the national Prohibition
convention have been light, but are
expected to be heavy today. Most of the
delegates to the state convention will
arrive tonight. The Illinois people ex
pect to nominate a ticket, adopt a plat
form and elect 58 delegates to the na
tlonal convention tomorrow. The
struggle for the presidential nomina
tion is becoming Intense. The friends
of J. G. Wooley are giving out hundreds
of campaign buttons having on them
the picture of their favorite. As Hale
Johnson Is also from Illinois In the
early balloting for nominations the vote
of Illinois will be divided equally be
tween Wooley and Johnson, with the
understanding that whoever develops
the most strength outside of Illinois
will get the entire vote. Mr. Wooley
seems to have the support of Ohio,
Michigan, Wisconsin, Kansas, Ten
nessee and the New England states.
Hale Johnson's strength Is likely to
come from Minnesota, North and South
Dakota, Montana, Arkansas, North
Carolina and Vlrglnln. The Rev. Dr. S.
C. Swallow, of Harrlsburg, Pa., will be
supported by the delegates from Penn
sylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Ken
tucky, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and
Nebraska. It Is expected Dr. Swallow
will lead on the first ballot. The vlce
presldentlal situation Is much mixed
and will be determined by the location
of tho candidate for president.
RUMOR OF ASSASSINATION,
News-Democrat Leased Wire jtervlce.
Berlin, June "25. Rumors were circu
lated today that an attempt had been
made to assassinate Kaiser William, at
jsvlel, this morning, whllo ho was un
veiling a monument in memory of his
father. The rumors are odlclally
characterized as nonsense. The crowd,
of people here became so excited when
they heard the rumor that It became
necessary to post a personal telegram
from the kntser, saying that the rumor
was not true.
A Verdict of Guilty.
Edgar Hughes, a young man from
East Greenville was placed on trial be
fore Judge Taylor and a Jury Monday
morning upon the charge of being the
father of a little child belonging to Miss
Alice Booth of the same village. Tho
mother Is only 17 years of ago. The
child was born last March and Hughes
skipped out and went to Youngstown.
Ho was located and bt ought back.
Sterling and Spldle represent the girl
and Wllllson and McCaughey represent
the defendant. After hearing the evi
dence the Jury retired and in a few
minutes brought in a verdict of guilty
against the lad. The court decreed that
he must pay the girl $500 arid pay the
costs In the case.
Which For a Time Threatened
To Destroy an Entire Block
On State Street.
Chicago, June 25. Fire which did
damage to Uie extent of about JlfiO.000
and for a time threatened to destroy
a block of State street business houses,
started at 6:45 this morning in the
American restaurant in the basement of
the Owens Electric Appliance building,
Adams and State streets. Those burn
ed out or who suffered loss by smoke
and water are: The Berry Candy Co.,
Doodrlch & Potter Co., Jewelers, T.
Laughlln & Co., milliners, Moore Bros.,
cigar dealers, T. J. Cavey Furnishing
Co., Chas. Grand, saloon, Owens Elec
tric Apppllance Co., Dr. Franklin Miles
association, H. J. Rollback, silversmith,
Ostrich Bow Manufacturing Co., Chica
go Dentists, Foley's billiard hall, and
J. O. Brown, furs.
MRS, R, A, MILLER
Returns From Porto Rico And
Will Spend the Summer
Mrs. Robert A. Miller and her
children, Robert Jr., Rachael and Louis
arrived In the city Saturday night and
were driven to the Hotel Yohe where
they were the guests of Mrs. and Mrs.
Captain Herman L. KuhnB. The Miller
residence at the north-west corner of
Lake and Market streets which Is leas
ed and occupied by Mr. Wells, who, with
Mrs. Wells, Is touring the continent
will be occupied by Mrs. Miller and
family for the next ten days. Mrs.
Miller is accompanied by a Porto RIcan
Bervant, who wns in Akron Saturday,
but upon being summoned came down
Sunday evening. Her children are very
bright, and speak the Spanish language
Mr. Miller who Is postmaster at Ponce
did not accompany his family to the
states. Mrs. Miller will spend the sum
mer at Lake Chatauqua and will re
turn to Porto Rico during the autumn.
An Informal reception will be given
her by Mrs. Captain H. L. Kulins at
the Yohe this afternoon when an op
portunity will be given to meet her old
Finds Death Instead of Health
In the Monntains Of
Mr. Joseph Dumoulln, who was In
Cleveland, Sunday, brings word of the
death, at Pueblo, Col., of Father M.
Phlllppart, who was, until quite re
cently, pastor at Paris, this county.
Mr. Dumoulln met Father Houck, secre
tary to the bishop, who had Just receiv
ed the intelligence by wire. No par
ticulars were given in the telegram.
Father Phlllppart was one of the most
popular priests In the diocese. He left
for Colorado on account of falling
GIRL AND PONY.
Alliance Parents Desire a Run
away Daughter Held By
The local police have been Instructed
by the mayor of Alliance to search for
a young girl who left that city Satur
day, riding a small pony. She is describ
ed as being about 16 years of age, wear
ing a large hat, white waist and blue
skirt. The mayor stated that she Is not
to bo placed under arrest, but merely
held until her parents can call and
take charge of her. She was lagt seen
near the village of Louisville coming
toward this city. The local police wen;
unable to locate her, Monday.
Selected by Silver Republicans
As a Delegate-at-
Milton Shaeffer, of North Cleveland
avenue, has been selected as one of the
delegates at large from Ohio to attend
the National Silver Republican con
vention at Kansas City, July 4. He
represents the Eighteenth congression
al district on the state committee of the
Free Silver Republicans, He thinks they
will change their name nt the Kansas
City convention to Lincoln Republican.
Mr. Shaeffer will go.
Greentown Divorce Cnse.
Cyrus W. Hartong Is plaintiff in a suit
Just filed In which he asks for a divorce
from his wife, Emma C. Hartong. The
plaintiff says they wero married In
Greentown in 1880 nnd have one boy,
1 years ol age. He declares that In 1897
his wife left htm and has not been back
since and he therefore asks for a di
vorce. Seeman and Seeman are hlB attorneys.
Former Ofllcials Aid the Shocks
In Their Case Against
WATER FROM THE RACE
Claim Set Up That All of the Water
From the Creek
IS USED IN SUMMER TIME
Owners of the Mill With the Water Whee
I'leparlng to Pnt Up a Strong Fight
Cine May lie Iteaily to lie
Heard During This
The Shock brothers are going to put
up the hottest kind of a fight for their
petition for an Injunction against the
city to stop the latter from taking water
from the Nlmlshlllen creek. Their at
torneys, Thayer & Webber, on Satur
day afternoon filed a big bunch of
affidavits to support their petition and
motion for Injunction. The Shocks re
fuse to accept the offer of the city to
turn the water from the sewage farm
into their race. Both men make affida
vit that the flow of water would not be
sufficient anyway nnd that It Is not fit
for their purpose at best. The millers
say that the water Is not pure, is not fit
for stock to drink and that odors con
stantly arise from It. They say that
these odors would be taken up by their
flour and It would not be fit for use if
the sewnge water were to be run
over to the mill. Henry Shock also says
that the affidavits of Ohllger and
Chapln, about the amount of water used
at the mill, are not true.
County Surveyor Hoover makes
affidavit that he measured the ground
at the mill and the sewage farm and
that It Is 1,031 feet from one to tho
other and that the top of the water at
the sewage vats Is only 2.01 feet higher
than the top of the water In the mill
race. He says it
WOULD BE IMPRACTICAL
to carry water from the sewage farm
to the race because if the pipe was put
under ground It would clog up and If it
were put on top of the ground spring
freshets would destroy it.
Deputy Surveyor G. S. SIckafoos
agrees with Hoover and gives measure
ments he made of the water that goes
Into the waterworks race from the
creek. He says he measured it on Juno
19, 21 and 22. The average flow of water
on the ID was at the rate of 7,257,600 gal
lons per day; on the 21 was 6,829,870, and
on the 22 was 7,687,560. No water was
flowing over the dam at the head of the
race but all was going Into the race.
George Neher swears that he was a
miller for the Shock mill in 1SS0 and 1SS1
and that at that time there was enough
water to keep the flour mill going and
also to run a saw mill.
Andrew Daniels says he was engineer
at the pumping station from 1SS0 till
1S99 and that the city us of water
and that in the summer when it was
hot and dry, the use from the creek
would lower the race over a foot some
times. . Ex-Superintendent of Waterworks A.
M. True swears that in the summer
very little water goes down the creek
basin but that most of it Is taken Into
Robert Plaskett lives at North In
dustry. He makes oath that since tho
sewage farm was started that the creek
water has been polluted and Is not flt
for stock to drink. He says that foul
odors come from the water.
John H. Holl had observed that last
year there was very little water In the
creek and that It was all
GOING INTO THE RACH.
C. A. Pontius lives north of Canton.
He says that he has noticed the creek
for 20 years and that It is Just as high,
up his way, as ever.
Ex-Waterworks Secretary Frank
Marburger says that when he was In
office nearly nil the water In the creek
was taken by the city on hot days in
The Shocks further say that they have
more than 1,000 barrels of wheat on
hand nnd unless they can run right
nlong nnd get the flour made and
marketed they will lose heavily.
As soon as the court and the lawyers
can get to the marter the case will como
up for hearing. It will probably be this
MARRIAGE PERMITS ISSUED.
Nick Langenfeld, 25 Masslllon
Annie Leonhart, 24 Masslllon
Peter Connor, 26 Canton
Alice Rimer, 25 Canton
William D. Karrer, 23 Cleveland
Lizzie Mong, 22 West Brookfleld
Remains Taken to Salem.
The funeral service of tho late Levi
Wharton who died atj the residence of
his daughter, MrB. Aaron L. Halfley,
1,200 West Ninth street will be held at
his late residence nt 7:30 this evening.
Rev. Ferguson, of Calvary Presbyterian
church will officiate. The remains will
be taken to Salem for Interment, Tues
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