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STABK COUNTY DE&tOOBAT, TBI DAY, JULY 6, 1900.
IT WHS REAFFIRMED.' AT KANSAS CITY (MENTION.
One of the strongest planks in the Democratic national platform
that will stand as an answer to imperialism, militarism and criminal
aggression The declaration of our forefathers, in which they aban
doned any allegiance to King George and the British crown A docu
ment that has special significance on Independence Day 1900.
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THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
WHEN In the Course of human eventa, It become nereaaarr for one people to dliiolve thepolltleal bands which
have connected them with another, and to naanme anionic the powers of the earth, theseparnteandeqnal station
, to which the Laws of Natnre and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind
requires that they should declare the causes which Impel them to the separation, We hold these truths to be
self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unallen-
j able niuhtN, that amount these are Lite, Liberty and the pursuit, of Happiness. That to secure these rlahts,
OoTernmr-ti are Instituted anions Men, derlvlna; their Just powers from the consent of the itoverned,-
That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, It Is the Illfcht of the People to
alter or to abolish' It, and to Institute new Government, Iaylne Its foundation on such principles and orsran
IkIbk Its powers in suoh form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety nnd Happiness, Pru-
' dence, Indeed. will dictate that Governments lono; established should not be chaniced for Unlit and tran
sient canaes and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while
evils are snfferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. Bat
when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing Invariably the same Object evinces a design to re-
dace them under absolute Despotism, It Is their right, It Is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to
provide new Guards for their future security. Such has been the patient snfiernnce of these Colonies! and
1 snch Is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history
I of the present King of Great Britain Is n history of repeated Injuries and usurpations, all having In direct
object the establishment of an absolute. Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to
candid world, lie has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the. public good,
tie has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of Immediate and pressing Importance, unless suspended la
their operation till his Assent should be obtained, and when so suspended, he has utterly negleoted to at
tend to them He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, un
less those people would relinquish the right of Representation In the Legislature, a right inestimable to
them nnd formidable to tyrants only. He has called together leglslrtlve bodies at places unusual, uncom
fortable, and distant from the depository of their public Hecorda, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them Into
compliance with his measures. He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with
manly firmness his Invasions on the rights of tle people. He has refused for a long time, after such disso
lutions, to cause others to be elected) whereby the Legislative powers, Incapable of Annihilation, have re
turned to the People at large for their exercise) the State remaining In the mean time exposed to all the dan
gers of Invasion1 from without, nnd convulsions within. He has endeavoured to prevent the population of
" these Stalest for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalisation of Foreigners) refusing to pass oth
ers to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. He
has obstructed the Administration of Justice by refusing bis Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary pow
erslie has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their ofllces, and the amount and
payment of their salaries. He baa erected n multitude of New Offices, und sent hither swarms of Officers to
hnrruss our People, and eat out their substance. He has kept among us. In times of peace, Standing Armies
without the Consent of oar legislatures. He has affected to render the Military Independent of and supe
rior to the Civil power. He has combined with others to subject us ton Jurisdiction foreign to our consti
tution, nnd uuacknowlcdged by ourlawsi giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation. For
quurterlng large bodies of armed troops among usi For protecting them, by it mock Trial, from punish
ment for any Murders whloh they sbonld commit on the Inhabitants of these Stntepit For cutting off our
Trade with nil parts of the world. For Imposing Taxes on us 'without our Consent! For depriving us In
ninny cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury i For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended
offenceMi For abolishing the free System of English Laws, In a neighbouring Province) estnbllshlng therein
' an Arbitrary government, and enlarging Its Boundaries so as to render It at rice nn example nnd (It Instru
ment for Introducing the same absolute rule Into these Colonlesi For tuklng nwny onr Charters, abolish'.
Ing our most valuable Laws and altering fundamentally the Forms of onr Governmental For suspending our
own Legislatures, und declaring; themselves Invested with power to legislate for us In all cases whataoever,
lie has abdicated Government here, by declaring as out ofthls Protection nnd waging M'nr against us.
lie hus plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, nnd destroyed the LUes of our people.- Ho
Is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleut the works of death, desolation
and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty & perfidy scarcely paralleled lit the moat barba
rous nges, and totally unworthy tho Head of a civilised nation, He has constrained our fellow Cltlnens tak
en Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the execntloners of their friends
and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. He has excited domestic Insurrections nmongst us, nnd
has endeavoured to bring on the Inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Siivnites, whose known role,
of warfare, Is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. In every stage of these Op
' presslons We have Petitioned foSr Redress In the most humble terms. Our repeated Petitions have been an
swered only by repeated Injury. A Prince, whose character Is thus marked by every act which may define a
Tyrant, Is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. Nor have We been -wanting in attentions to our Brlttlsh
brethren. We have warncs) them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwar
rantable Jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of oav. emigration and settle
ment here. We have appealed to their native Justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the
tlea of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably Interrupt our connections
and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of Justice and of consanguinity. We must,
therefore, acquiesce lu the necessity which denounces our Separatism, and hold them, as we hold the rest
B , of mankind, Enemies la War, In Peace Friends,
WE, THEREFORE, the Representatives of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, In General Congress, Assem
bled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of onr Intentions, do, in the Name, and
by Authority '! the good People of theae Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these, United Colonies
are, and of .Right ought to he FHBB'ANI) INDEPENDENT STATES) that they are Absolved from all Allegiance
to the British Crown, and that nil political, 'cosmsct Ion between, them and the .State of Great Britain, Is and
gift to be totally dissolved! and that as Frsa.and IadsdBt States, they have foil Power to levy War,
eeaolade Peaee, contract Alllaaces establish Commerce, jsnd tcido all other Acts and Things which Inde
pendent States may of right do. Asia for tho wort of this" Declaration, with a Arm reliance oa tho pro
tcctloa of dlvlae frovldeaee, wo ssotaally yUddro to aeh other oor Lives, ear Fortunes aad oar sacred Hoaoir,
Iron Bridge Makers Get- n
THEY THREATEN AN INJUNCTION
Die Fight Over the New Cnnnl Fulton
Bridge ContiactThe Structure
Will He Entirely of
For several days the county commis
sioners have been considering the ques
tlon of the new bridge over the Tus
carawns river to be built at Canal Ful
ton. Bids were submitted some tlnv
ago and the commissioners have been
reviewing them ever since. The prin
cipal thing to bo determined was oa to
whether the bridge should be made of
Iron and steel or whether a stone arch
bridge should be built. Bids were sub
mitted on both propositions. The com
missioners on Tuesday decided thai
they would build a stone arch bridge
This will cost In the neighborhood ol
$8,000, An Iron bridge could be securec
from about $3,000 to $6,000 according tt
the style but the kind that would bt
proper for this Job would be about
$4,000. The commissioners, however,
believe that the saving In planking and
painting an Iron bridge every couple
of years would on a stone bridge more
than make up the difference In price In
the course of time nnd that tho stone
bridge would after all be the cheapest.
Accordingly a contract was on Tues
day entered Into for a stone bridge
to be built by Thomas J. Watson of
Darke county. Mr. Watson Is to put
up the entire structure for $3.81 a perch.
The lowest bidder on Iron bridges was
the Wrought Iron Bridge company and
It has been making strenous efforts
to stop the commissioners from put
ting up a stone bridge. Agents of the
company have been hovering around
the commissioners' office every day for
two weeks and it has been threatened
by some of them that It the county
commissioners attempted to build a
stone bridge an Injunction would be
gotten out to try nnd stop them.
The contract for the stone bridge, was
drawn up by Prosecutor Day and he
says it Is legal and will stand.
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brldo where you will, tho ring hould
como from the collection wo ha s here.
Few stocks contain euch a pleasing
Single an! Combination stone
Wedding and Engage
i nd certainly at no other placo are
hey obtainable at such small prices.
ITEMS PROM SPARTA.
What the Last Mail Brought In from
the Sandy Valley A Newsy
Sparta, Ohio, July 4.
J. P. Howenstlne, who has been crit
ically 111 with typhoid fever, was pro
nounced last Sunday by the attending
physician, Dr. Gllngsmith, and counsel,
W. H. Becher, out of danger. His many
friends will be glad to hear this.
Rev. Dodd closed his contract with
the 'Christian church Sunday. He
preached his farewesll sermon. Rev,
Houston has been secured to preach for
them. He comes well recommended
and Is a good preacher.
The Sunday school of the Christian
church held children's day service last
Sunday evening, nnd It was pronounced
a good treat to all who were there.
Frank Kennedy was In Magnolia last
Friday on business.
Wesley Smith, our wagonmaker, Is
kept busy these days.
Rev. Herron receives a class of pro
bationers at Asbury next Sunday.
Jeweler and Optician.
Agent Dueber-Hampden Watches.
126 E. Tuscarawas St.
Notice is hereby given that a pstltlon will
be presented to the Commissioners of Stark
county, at their session, to be held on the
llrst Monday of September. A.D.1M0. praying
for the establishment of a count; road
alone the following described route, In said
Commencing at a point In the road leading
from Canton to Louisville, on the farm
owned by Harvey II. Miller, the same being
the northeast quarter of section number
thlrtv-Blx (.SO). In Plain townshln. In said
county: said place of beginning also belne
where at present a road starts from tr-e
Louisville road and runs la a northerly
course through said northeast quarter of
said section 34, and continues In a northern
course through the farm of A. Buck waiter,
which is part of the southeast quarter of
section number twenty-five (X), In said
Plain township; tald proposed road to In
tersect and end In the public road running
east and west along and on the north line of
said southeast quarter of section number
Principal Petitioner, and others.
Published In Stark Co. Democrat June 22,
'J9, Julys, 13 and 20, itfvO.
Vlallockford, Free port, DntmnuR.Imlepondenco
Waterloo. Webster City. Fort linden. Itwkwpr
City, Denlson and Council Bluffs.
DOUBLE HUB SERVICE
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Ireo reclinlnK chair cars, dining cars,
., Tickets of iiRcntK of I. C. It. It. and connoctim
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Bancroft, July A, 1900.
Our town Is growing. William Buch
tel, who married a wife, has built a fine
house on the corner of the square.
Uriah Henry has bought a lot of
timber of his Uncle Joseph Buchtel, and
has his big mill at work In the woods.
Mr. Brown has bought timber of Slf
fert Bros., and John Slffert has his
mill at work on that Job.
Joseph Buchtei runs the store and
Walter Whltmer has moved to Can
ton. He was our blacksmith. Butch
will take his place.
Vnlentlne Hny was "9 years old June
24th. About twenty, came In to help
Notice of Appointment.
The undersigned has been duly appointed
Executor of the estate of Louisa
Walter, late of Stark county, Ohio, de
ceased. Dated the Slst day of June, leoo
ANTON VV. WALTER.
FOR SALE A high grade, first class
180 acre farm Joining the Ohio State Ex
periment farm, 2 miles from county
seat. Wooster. Ohio. Will sell to close
an estate. Price 60 per acre, terms
easy. For particulars see or address R.
A. Schmuck, executor, Osnaburg, O.
la that traversed by the
Urot Central Southern Trunk Line
Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mis
sissippi, Florida, where there are
splendid chances -for everybody to
Come and see for yourselves.
Half Fare Excursions First anil Third
Tuesdays of LTcry Month.
Printed matter, mans, and all in
formation free. Address,
R. J. WEMYSS,
(Jenernl Immigration anil Industrial Agent,
FOR SALE If you have a farm for
sale procure your abstract of the title
now and see that your title Is perfect,
so there may be no delay when you
find a purchaser. The Trump Ab
stract company, Eagle block, Can
To attend the Spencerlan Buslnes. College and
Shorthand School, in it has So.000 other young
men and women. 400 calls yearly for graduates
to fill positions. Catalogue tree. Address
STENCERIAN COMMERCIAL SCHOOL. CLEVELAND.
BUGGIES AND DELIVERY WAGONS
to order. Also a large line In stock.
Both new and old. Stark Buggy C.,
old Dexter works, Navarre street.
Phone 783. 22-d
a- Iteeular terra begins October 1st. 1900.
- Equipment most complete.
M Students recelrod without previous
49 Women admitted. Write for catalogue.
PITTSBURG DENTAL COLLEGE,
Dept.of Weitern University of Pennsylvania,
7ii fenn Avenue, niuDurg, fa.
Tne Board of Examiners of Stark county will
meet at Canton for the examination of applicants
for Teachers' Certificates, on the FIRST Satur
day of each of the following month :
September, October and November, 1800.
January, February, March, April, Slay, Jane
and July, 1900.
Examination of rurils under tne Boxwell Law,
at Canton, on the THIRD Saturday of April and
on the THIRD Saturday of May, lfOO.
All examinatlous begin promptly at 4:15 A. M.
All work must be done with pen and Ink.
Examinations will be held in the Central High
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
Felix A. Bernard to Samuel Preese,
Interest In will, First ward, $10.
J. P. Barrick to Sylvester Burd, part
lots 114 and 115, First ward, 5,000.
Chrlstena Shutt by sheriff to II. L.
Frltch, S acres, Lake township, $267.
Sarah A. Miller to Susan Rohrer, 1
19-100 acres, Canton township, $150.
Daniel Adams to F. B, Schafly, one
acre, Beach City, $400.
Charles A. Kolp to John W. Schick,
22-100 acres, Plain township, $500.
Samuel McMacken to Joseph L. Powell
lots 10 and 11, Paris township, $000.
C. M. Monroe to Fred and Lucy Wal
ker, part lot 126, Minerva, $1,200.
Mnry Monnot to Joseph Relghart, lot
ST. VITUS' DANCE
Akron, O., Jan. s, 1800.
Dr. M. M. FEXNEH, FreUonla, N. Y.
'We have sold manydosens of your St.
Vitus puice Specific, and every caae has
been cured by It. It has nrotrdu bles
sing here." ALEN-CLAUfc Wttm CO.
SUREAND QUICK CURE.
FOR SALE Three spring wagons, two
seuts, $17; phaeton, canopy top, $30;
open buggy, newly painted, first-class,
$25; slxty-flvo gallon oil or gasoline
tank at your price; cook stoves, heat
ing stoves at prices that defy competi
tion; blind horse, very cheap; we have
forty-five, horses on our books of all
kinds, from the wildest bronko to the
finest In the land; any person desir
ing to purchasa anything, will do well
to consult us, as we are prepared at
any time to take you to the owners of
horses or cows; we have a fine stallion,
owner would trade for city lot; we
have a few saddles left, any one wish
ing to hire a saddle for the 4th of July
can do so by calling at 339 W. I'hlrd
Ktreet. Auction Syndicate. Tele
phone 10484. 29-0
Continual sea breezes mate the hottest days in Charleston
pleasant. No sun strokes, no stifling heat such as
conventions labor under in Northern inland cities. The
Rational Educational Association
meets at Charleston, S. C, July 7th to 13th. Round trip tickets
via the Queen & Crescent Route and Southern Ry. are
arranged so as to enable visitors to stop en route to visit
Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Asheville,
N. C. and other points. Be sure your tickets to
the N. . A. meeting read via the
Queen & Crescent Route. v
Ticket one faro tho round trip from all points north ($2.00
guinea lor membenunp coupon.) mop-overs are pcrmiiicu
uom going ana reiurmns:. uno can return via rviusu-
insion, v. v. 11 acsuvu. "ircscu are khhi unui
Bcpi. 1, ivuu, ana slue trips irom i;nariestou
axo provided ai low ratal, iianusoraeiy
gotten up Queen & Crescent literature
can oe nnu tor uio asuug.
ML Union College,
The Year 1900-1901.
The 19-20th Century school year, the 6ith ot the College, begins September 18.
The Collegiate Department offers a variety of curricula, with degrees
The Academic fits for College, or affords a good common education.
The Normal equips for successful teaching In the public schools.
The Department of Oratory maintains a I umber of standard courses.
The Department ot Music trains for artistic attainment or for teaching.
The Business School has a new outfit ol up to-date courses and methods.
The Department ot Fine ArU Instructs In drawing, painting and decorating.;
The advantages of Mount Union are numerous and significant,
The expenses are low-quite within the reach of every willing student.
Tbe new Catalogue sent free on application.
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