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CANTON, OHIO, TUESDAY, JULY 3. 1900.
VOLUME 67. NUMBER 9.
ONE DOLLAR PERYEAB.
Admiral Kempff Makes a Re
port to Authorities at
GERMANS ARE ATTACKED
An Admiral and His Party Had Difll
cnlty Saving Their Lives.
WORKING TO THE COAST-
Missionaries Are Trying to Get Out of
Danger-Ende avor Made to Impreia
Merchant! That It Ib Neces
sary to Leave Cho Foo
War lu China.
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
"Washington, July 2. The following
dispatch from Admiral Kempff was
posted at the navy department, this
"Che Foo, July 1. Xlunner from Pek
ing reports legations besieged. Pro
visions nearly exhausted. Situation
desperate. German ministers going
to Tsung. LI Yamen murdered by
Chinese soldiers. American, Italian le
gations and one other legation, proba
bly Dutch, burned. Twenty thousand
Chinese soldiers Inside, thirty thousand
outside Peking. Three thousand re
ported bound for Tien Tsln. Still fight
ing at Tien Tsln. Connection with
Tien Tsln by rail and water Insecure."
Shanghai, July 2. The German ad
miral, HUdenbrand, with a mixed force
and Ave German engineers employed on
the railroad In the German concession,
were fiercely attacked by the Boxers at
Kaoma. They barely escaped with their
lives and had a running fight all the
way to Shlng Chau. Scores of Boxers
and Chinese soldiers were killed.
WORKING TO COAST.
London, July 2. A Che Foo dispatch
says that the missionaries are making
their way to the coast from the north
ern provinces. A steamer sent out by
the American and other consuls at Che
Foo arrived at Che Foo Saturday with
73 missionary refugees, comprising 33
Americans, 29 English, 10 Canadians
and 'one Chinese from Hon,an and
Shantung. Others are coming to the
coast for whom another steamer has
been sent. The American consul at Che
Foo and the commander of the Ameri
can gunboat Nashville urge on Ameri
can citizens to seize the present oppor
tunity to leave Che Foo on merchant
steamers. The Japanese have offered
Japanese transports to convey Ameri
cans to Japan.
A TERRIBLE THREAT.
Tien Tsln, July 2. The consuls here
propose as the sole means of saving
the foreigners at Peking to threaten
that if they are killed the ImpTrlal
tombs at Peking will be destroyed.
England Is reported to be reluctant to
resorting to this measure.
OREGON MAY BE SAVED.
"Washington, July 2. Admiral
Kempff's report on the grounding of the
Oregon received this morning, says that
she Is not In a dangerous position.
Pennsylvania Company Piles
Up Some More Cars At
Special to News-Democrat.
Wellsville, July 2. The Cleveland &
Pittsburg railroad, which is operated
by the Pennsylvania company, had an
other disastrous wreck at this place
Saturday evening. As a result of the
accident fifteen loaded freight cars
were strewn around the platform at
the upper station. Two wreck crows
worked all Saturday night to clear
the tracks. A broken flange on one of
the wheels of a freight car Is given as
the oause of the accident. It was a
miracle that no one was killed as the
station platform was crowded with
people who were awaiting the west
bound passenger train. The loss Is not
a heavy one for such an extensive
wreck, the most damage done being the
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Washington, July 2. Under today's
date General McArthur cables that war
department from Manila, as follows:
"General Rlcarte'j leader 6f the
threatened uprising in Manila during
this year, recently very active, was
captured July 1, between Tako and
Aeana. The event is very important in
relation to conditions In Manila."
PENNSYLVANIA f ON.
News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Foughkeepsle, July 2, Pennsylvania
easily won the four oared rac this
morning. Columbia secono, ana cor
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, FIGHTING IT OUT,
Lawyers Presenting the Shock
Case to Judge I. H.
As the News-Democrat goes. to, prss
Monday afternoon the lawyers and
Judge Taylor are wrestling with the
problem as to whether Canton Is to be
stopped from using the water of, the
west branch of the Nlmlshlllen-creek.
The petition of the Shock Bros, for an
injunction to stop the city from taking
water 'from the creek was taken up
the first thing Monday morning. At
torney Webber and .Judge!, Thayer
represented Shock Bros, and City Soil-,
cltor , Smith and Austin Lynch were
on hand to look after theclty'slnteresis.
The case opened with : the reading of
the petition by Atorney Webber. After
that the affidavits that- have been al
luded to in these columns that have
been filed in the case were read. First
one side would read awhile and then
the other would try It. '
The reading of the affidavits took all
morning and was only, finished at 1:30
o'clock. The argument was then taken
up. Each side was allotted an hour
and a quarter for discussion and Mr.
Webber opened. A hard fight is being
made on both sides. If the Injunction
Is granted the city wU have to shut
off the water at once unless the Shocks
relent and allow the city to have some
time to arrange for some ottur sup
ply. THIRD TRIAL
Verdict Set Aside Again In
Dannemiller Leonard Case.
JUDGE M'CARTY CALLED DOCKET
A Number of Cases Dismissed for Want of
Prosecution A Woman Wants a
Divorce New From
Judge McCarty opened court In room
No. 1 Monday morning with the henr
lng of the motion docket and the call
ing of the regular docket for next
term of court. There was a good
representation of attorneys present and
quite a number of cases were dismissed.
The balance will be-placed on the trial
docket for next term of court. Judge
McCarty has kept up with the work
In good shape and by constant dig
ging at the lawyers has been able to
reduce tho docket to a point that It
Is possible now to practically try all
the suits that are filed every term.
VERDICT SET ASIDE.
After calling the docket Judge Mc
Carty handed down a decision on the
motion for a new trial In the case of
Dannemiller & Sons against Henry
Leonard. This case was tried once
and the common pleas court ruled out
the testimony of a witness who had
heard Dannemiller talking over the
telephone to Leonard. Tho case was
taken up and the circuit court set the
verdict aside and granted a new trial
establishing the rule that telephone
testimony should go In Ohio. The case
went up to the supreme court and
the supreme court held with the circuit
court and the suit came back for a
new trial. It was heard again in com
mon pleas this term nnd the Jury decid
ed that Leonard muBt payDannemlllers
J220. This he admitted he owed but
denied he was ltablo for $500 additional
on a note he had turned over that had
been made by Domlnlck Tyler. It was
a victory for Leonard but Mr. Sterling
for Dannemlllers asked that the verdict
be set aside and Judge McCarty, Mon
day morning, sustained the motion and
granted a new trial. The general
ground was that tho verdict was Incon
sistent with the evidence and the find
ing of the Jury on the Interrogatories
was not sustained.
WANTS TO BE SINGLE.
Honorlne Debas has Instituted a suit.
In common pleas court for a divorce
from her better half, Leopold Debas.
She says they were married In 1879 and
had five children, three of whom are
living. Her complaint Is that her hus
band was cruel when he did live with
her and that he has not lived with her
at all for over three years. For these
things she thinks she Is entitled to
a divorce. Wllllson & Day are her at
torneys. GOT JUDGMENT.
The case of W. A. McCrea vs De Ar
mltt was called before Judge McCarty
Monday afternoon. Attorney Cralne
represented McCrea and there was no
defense made. The defendant at one
time worked for McCrea and It was
alleged he had overdrawn his account.
McCrea claimed a balance of $382.89,
which the court awarded him in Judg
ment. DIVORCE GRANTED.
Judge McCarty, Monday afternoon
took up the divorce petition of Emma
Klever against Emll Klever. Attorney
Young, of Masslllon, appeared for the
wife. She Bhowed that her husband
had been absent for over three years
and tho court gave her a divorce.
On. Sunday morning at 7 o'clock' at
tho home of the bride, No, 230 East
Seventh street, Mr. John W. Shear and
Mrs. Armlnda Cook were united in
marriage by the Rev. H. Clay Ferguson
of Calvary Presbyterian 'church. Mr.
Shear Is engaged with the saw works
and Mrs. Cook is yvry favorably known
In this city. She is a member of Cal
vary - church. The bride and groom
have gone on a short wedding tour east
and they will be at home to their
friends at 230 East Seventh street after
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The Suggestion From Inside
Sources Is That Bryan Is
BRYAN READ IT TOHILL.
Not Exactly to the Lattcr's Liking But
Understood He Will Fall In Line.
OPPOSITION TO IMPERIALISM.
Ii Contained In the Flrt Flank and Then
Follow the Reaffirmation of the
Chicago I'latforni What the
l'latform Will Con
tain. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service.
Lincoln, July 2. The Kansas City
platform Is written. Bryan 'has It.
From an Inside source the suggestion
comes that he alone Is the author. In
their conference, Bryan read the entire
platform to Hill. It was not exactly
to tho latter's liking, but a Democratic
leader made the assertion that Hill
would fall In line1. Bryan also read the
platform to Mayor McGulre, of Syra-
nttaa nthn rWntinil Intn T.lntnln tew n I
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The first plank In the platform now
In Bryan's possession, deals' with Im
perialism In vigorous opposition, and
then follows the "ro-afflrmatlon of the
Chicago platform of 1896, repeating the
declaration in favor of both gold and
silver at a ratio of 16 to 1. Direct
legislation is endorsed. Private monop
olies are declared to be Intolerable and
Indefensible. There Is a provision In
favor of federal legislation against
corporations that water their stock. An
amendment to the constitution Is favor
ed by which the United States senators
shall be elected direct by the people.
The plank on militarism denounces the
present large standing army, nnd point a
out the danger of such an organization,
showing how it might become n menace
to the public peace. Immediate con
trol and construction of the NIcaraguan
canal by the United States Ig favored.
Arbitration Is favored ns a means of
settling all labor disputes. Government
by Injunction Is opposed. Tho black
list Is denounced. Assertion is made
In favor of the right of the govern
ment to Issue all money whether coin
or paper, and against the bestowing up
on national banks of the power to Is
sue and control tho volume of paper
money for their own benefit. The plat
form also provides for an amendment
to the constitution speclflcallyauthorlz
lng an Income tax.
DID NOT CONQUER.
Lincoln, July 2. Hill came but he did
not conquer. The cooing of the great
New Yorker had no effect on Bryan.
The latter still Insists on the 16 to
1 paragraph of the Chicago platform
being lifted bodily and inserted in the
Kansas City resolution as new 'matter.
"Don't ask me anything," was Hill's
warning to newspaper men ns they
crowded around him.
Before Bryan and Hill finished tlvfelr
talk the former was called up by tele
phone with a query as to the result of
"My views as to tho new declaration
of the 16 to ratio Is unchanged," was
the happy response.
Hill was near and heard Bryan's
response and shouted through the tele
phone, "The supreme court Is in session
and the Judges hold to their own
Kansas City, July 2. The national
Democratic committee was called to
order by Chairman J. K. Jones at 10:40
this morning, to select temporary
officers for the convention and to refer
tho pending contests to sub committees.
There aro four contests, all impottant.
One is tho Clark-Daly contest, In Mon
tana, the others aro from Indian Tfnl
tory and Oklahoma and the District of
Columbia. The latter will likely be de
cided by giving tho contestants and
contestees alike half a vote each.
The motion to refer the Montana con
test to a sub-committee was made by
Georgo Fred Williams, of Massachu
setts. S. J. Campbell, of New i'ork,
wanted the Clark people on tempoiary
roll, throwing the fight Into tho com
mittee on credentials, but thl3 was de
feated by a viva voce vote.
The sub-committees went to work at
1 p. m. The full committee will meet
again at 4 p. m. The tempoiary
organization may not be decided until
this evening or tomorrow.
Kansas City, July 2. It seems practi
cally assured that the following will
be the organization of tho Democratic
Mayor Rose, of Milwaukee, temporary
chairman; Congressman Richardson, of
Tennessee, permanent chairman; Rich
ard Metcalf, editor of the Omaha World
Herald, Is strongly tipped for chairman
of the resolutions committee.
A Strange Tale.
A citizen from Robertsville tells a
very strange story concerning the
weather there Monday morning. Ho
says he arose at 4;30 o'clock Monday
morning and that when ho looked out
over the town the roofs of the houses
were uii wuuu wuu iiuui uudi. it-
zens who heard him telling the tele
laughed at him but he Btuck to It and
said there was a heavy frost n
RobttUvllle. Monday morning.
Board of Commissioners Here
To Make an Investi
gation. The Ohio stnte convict labor commls
son consisting of Geo. A. Hoy, chair
man; J, C. McBroom, secretary: Judge
Johnston and Geo. Pate, arrived In the
city Monday morning. They are on a
tour of the state to Investigate the
workings of convict labor In the penal
Institutions of Ohio and were appoint
ed by Gov. Nash In pursuance of a bill
passed by the last legislature. They
began by going through the Stark
county workhouse and will proceed to
night to Mansfield where they will drop
In on the reformatory located in that
A QUIET DAY.
Went to Church and Heard Dr.
NO PROGRAM. IS OUTLINED
Nothing Considered Hat thu Fourth O
July Celebration -Will Then (Set
Heady For Notification
President McKInley's first Sunday In
Canton was spent very quietly. He had
few callers. In tho morning he attended
services at the First M. E. church. Dr.
C. E. Manchester preached the sermon
but there was no special referenc6 to
the president save In the prayer, but It
Is customary In the Methodist church
to offer a prayer for the guidance of the
chief executive. Pastor Manchester
preached a very good sermon, though
his theme was somewhat in the nature
of an endorsement of expansion. It was
confined to the expansion of Christianity.
Dr. Rlxey accompanied the president to
Long distance telephone service has
been put In the McKInley residence and
while no directing will be done from
Canton, the president may be called
upon to give suggestions but will, In all
events, be kept informed as to what is
going on in the world. The white house
was1 reached Saturday night over this
line and again Sunday night was the
president Informed as to the status of
During the afternoon Mr. and Mrs.
McKInley took a drive. Later dinner
was served, the guests being Mr. and
Mrs. M. C. Barber and family. Judge
W. R. Day was a caller Sunday morn
ing. He had been out of the city Sat
urday and his call Sunday was his first
since President and Mrs. McKInley en
tered their new home.
There has been no program mapped
out for the movements of the presi
dent during his stay. The Fourth of
July Is the only thing ho has ahead
concerning which a program of proce
dure has even been approached. There
will be two parades and It Is Intended
that tho president shall review the af
ternoon parade but no definite arrange
ment has been made for tho morning
parade. The Industrial parade of the
morning passes the McKInley residence
and may bo reviewed from there.
The delegation business will hardly
open till after the notification commit
tee has visited Canton July 12. After
tho Fourth some details of Uiat visit
will bo arranged and the proper recep
tion of the committee will receive the
attention of those at the McKInley
home. There will be a good deal of
work to do before tho committee comes.
Arrangements for their entertainment
must be made and tho speech of accept
ance, if any Is made on that day, will
be drawn up. After that visitors may
SPENDING A QUIET DAY.
President McKInley Is spending a
rather quiet day at his North Market
street cottage. He and Mrs. McKInley
breakfasted at 8 In the morning and
after a short drive with Dr. Rlxey ho
spent the balance of the time receiving
old friends, hearing the news from
Washington on the Chinese situation,
nnd some other matter of Importance
to the state, and In attending to such
little affairs of business as npwlpil hln
Quite a number of his friends called,
some from Canton and some from out
of the city but their number was not
sufficient to weary the president in tak
ing care of them.
A number of commissions were signed
by Mi. McKInley Monday morning for
army officers and for places In tho Dis
trict of Columbia service. Tho day Is
passing quietly with no particular mat
ters of Interest.
Theodoro Marpe, 21 Canton
Gertrude Gibson, 19 Canton
R. L. Good, 22 Canton
Ida M. Hawkins, 25 Canton
Thurman J. Brothers, 29 Magnolia
Emily L. Beaumont, 29 Canton
John W. Shear, 42 Canton
Mlnnlo Cork, 39 Canton
Mr. R. L. Good and Mills Ida M.
Hawkins, both of this city, were quietly
married on Saturday evening by Rev. E.
P. Herbruck, at his residence. Mr. Good
Is a telegraph operator and with his
bride has recently came to this city
from Greensburg, Pa. The couple have
taken a suite of rpomB at the Avenue,
Takes From Earth a Member
Of a Prominent Canton
Louis D. Raedel died at the residence
of his mother, Mrs. Eva Raedel, No.
1106 Couth Clierry street, Sunday even
ing at 7:30 o'clock. Mr. Itaedel was
a well known Cantonlan, having been
born and raised in the city. Previous
to his death he resided with his wife
In Chicago where he waj employed as
traveling salesman for a barber supply
house. About five weeks ago he was
advised by his physician to return to
Canton, as his disease, fibrous con
sumption, had made great Inroads into
his system. It was known at that time
that death was only a matter of a few
weeks. He came to Canton where he
gradually wasted away until death
came to his relief. He was 37 years of
age, and was a member of Trinity Re
formed church and held In high esteem
by his many friends. Beside his wife
and mother he leaves Charles R., Wil
liam P., Edwin a, brothers, and a
sister, Amelia E. Raedel, all well known
In Canton. Tho funeral services will
take place at the family residence at
2:30 p. m., Tuesday. Rev. E. P.
Herbruck will conduct the services as
sisted by members of the church choir.
The remains will be Interred at West
lawn. TWO TRAINS
One Was Standing Still And
the Other Going Slow.
NO ONE WAS BADLY INJURED
1'asscngers Were Given a Scare lint Only
One Man, Who .Win In a Stock
Car Was Hnre-Mls-
A north bound excursion train re
turning to Cleveland and the regular
south-bound train due In Canton at
8:40 o'clock Sunday evening had a
head-end collision on the Valley rail
road near Botzum, a small ' station
about seven miles north of Akron.
Over 900 Cleveland excursionists had a
narrow escape from being killed or in
jured in the wreck.
The day had been spent nt Cottage
Grove Lake. The excursion had been
conducted under the auspices of the
Hungarian Benovelent and Social union
Fortunately, when the two trains
came together one the excursion train
train was almost at a standstill, and
the regular train had slowed down to a
comparatively low rate of speed. In
the stock car on the regular train there
were several horses and tfie stock
keeper, Joseph Farst, of Mansfield. He
was the only person badly Injured. He
was thrown to the floor of the car and
the frightened horses trampled him un
der foot, breaking three of his ribs. The
only other person in any way Injured
was the engineer of the regular train
B. Oldham, and his Injuries were
It was stated that the cause of the
wreck was a mistake In the reading of
The regular engine was badly wreck
ed and the excursion engine was more
or less damaged, although neither left
There was a frightened lot of pas
sengers on the excursion train when It
was seen that a collision was Inevitable.
When the trains met terrible confusion
reigned In every car. Men and boys
shouted, nnd women screamed; many
of the women fainted, and had to be
can led from the cars. Many of the
boys nnd men who had been looking out
of the windows when tho collision oc
currred received bad knocks nnd
bruises. For several minutes there was
a strong likelihood of little children and
babies being crushed to death In the
frantic rush of the frightened passen
gers to get out of the cars.
The railroad authorities at Akron
were notified of the wreck and In a
short time a wrecking train was on
the scene of the trouble. After a de
lay of nbout two hours the wrecked en
gines were removed to a siding; the
excursion train, with a new engine,
proceeded on Its way to Cleveland, ar
riving here about 10:30. A score or more
of anxious people were at the depot
waiting for the arrival of the train.
Until a few minutes before the train ar
rived It was not known whether any
one had been Injured or killed.
SUNDAY MORNING WEDDING.
Two Popular Young People
Wedded at St. Paul's Epis
At S o'clock Sunday morning Mr.
Therman Brothers and Miss Emily
Beaumont were married at St. Paul's
Episcopal church by Rev. Hathaway In
the presence of the Immediate relatives.
Mr. Brothers Is one of the promising
young agriculturists of the southern
part of the county and will ocyupy the
old homestead farm near Magnolia.
Miss Beaumont has been one of Can
ton's popular and efficient school teach
ers. The bride and groom took dinner
at the home of Mrs. J. A. Bowman, a
sister of the groom, on Logan avenue,
and then drove down to begin house
keeping at their future home.
Eleven Horses Burned.
Youngstown, O., July 2. Shortly after
midnight Sunday morning Lung's livery
stable was completely destroyed by fire
together with all Kb contents, including
eleven head of fine horses. Loss ?10,000,
partly insured. . ,,.,.
Italian Row In Which One Man
Received a Bullet
GRASPED THE REVOLVER
In Time to Save Ufa Life and Receive
n Trilling Injury.
PLAIN INTENT TO KILL
Whs Evident In the Case Gang of Carotin-
ers Had lleen Having a Lltelj Time
When n I'alr of Them Fell Out
and the Shooting Is
A bunch of Italians, several kegs of
beer, a thirty-two calibre revolver and
a free fight came very near adding an
other to the list of murders done In
Shortly after 8 o'clock Sunday night
word came to the police headquarters
that a man had been shot down In tho
Italian quarters of the city back of the
Pennsylvania ynrds. A News-Democrat
representative hastened down and
came to the house where the victim of
the shooting was Just as Dr. Reed ap
peared to attend the case. The man
who had been punctured with a bullet
was In a double house Just south of the
W. & L. E. freight switch on Lafayette
street. He had a hole through the
fleshy part of Ills right hand and an
other In the right side Just about the
bottom of the ribs. The "bullet had
passed through the hand and entered
Into the side of the abdomen. Dr. Reed
went at the hole In the side and In a few
minutes fished the bullet out. It had
penetrated only about three-quarters
of an Inch. Neither the Injury In the
hand nor that In the side was serious
and the fellow will be out at once.
The man who was shot was Frank
Camlllo and the marksman who used
him for a target was John Francisco.
The latter lives on Rex street and both
work In the local brick yards aB la
borers. As Is customary In that section of the
town, on Sunday, according to the
neighbors, the Italians were having a
big time. Neighbors say that at least
three kegs of beer must have been dis
posed of and naturally about evening
things began to get belligerent.
The story, as tho reporter got It from
the excited Italians, was to the effect
that a crowd had been drinking and
that Francisco had gotten Into some
hard words with one of the foremen of
the brick works nt which Camlllo work
ed. Camlllo took up the cause against
Francisco and the latter went for him.
He threatened to shoot htm and as the
fuss got hotter they got out of the place
and Francisco pulled a revolver. Cam
lllo attempted to escape being murder
ed by grasping the gun and as he did so
Francisco discharged It. The ball went
through his hand and Into his side.
Camilla dropped and Francisco skipped
In a hurry.
The whole end of the town was all
excitement in a minute. Camlllo wa9
taken home and when the doctor ar
rived he was lying on a bed with hid
wounds exposed and about forty Ital
ians wedged Into the room, all talking
at once In their native tongue. All
were very much wrought up. The bro
ther of Camlllo had Just run out Into
the yard yelling at the top of his voice.
He stopped long enough to tear out a
double handful of hair, then he grabbed
his handkerchief and vented his rage
by tearing It Into shreds. He was sur
rounded nnd four men landed hlin and
marched him up the alley to quiet him
down Youngsters were crowded Into
the room with the rest and one of
them dropped over three times In a
faint before any one knew enough to
take him from the room. There was
lots of confusion, but no danger.
Had the ball not struck the hand and
had gone an Inch or so lower down It
would probnbly have ended Camlllo's
career, but It did not, and nslde from
being a little soie hejs as well as ever.
Will Keep Suspicious Characters
Under Espionage During
The demonstration on the Fourth of
July will attract to this city a hetero
genous mass of humanity. There will
be all sorts of people and some men
may come who are least wanted here.
In anticipation of the visit of thieves
and pickpockets, the mayor Is expect
ed to appoint some special officers to
serve on that day, and the members of
the night police force will also assist
In the watching of residences nnd pro
tecting citizens. It is understood that
a number of expert detectives are ex
pected to come here with the crowds
and whenever a suspicious fellow Is
seen, he will bo taken charge of with
out giving him an opportunity to com
mit crime, and held until after the cele
bration Is over. Several detectives are
here already und a number of strangera
are under espionage. '
W. S. Earseman has been appointed
executor of Mary Clark, of Nlmtshlllen
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