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Edw. S. Harter Fred W. Gajer '
Editors and Managers.
Kii H. De La Coukt, Mgr. Advertising De p"t
Democrat Block, Xos. 1S5 and 1S7 Mnlu :.
President .
J AUES V. Wjijj.ll
Vine- President..
.A. T. PA li.
Secretary Knur W. Gayki:
Treasurer . wilxiam T. bawyki:.
Edw. S. Uartek.... Jno. MoKamaka
Ed. II. De La Coobt.
Entered at the Postofllco at Akron, Ohio, n-
Second-Clnss Mall Matter.
Delivered Every Evening by Carrier Boy
By .Mail J2.50 - - - $1.25 for Six Months
Official Paper of the City of
NO. 180.
.TiiK Missouri Supreme Court lias
decided tli.it trusts cannot collect
bills in that state unless their custo
mers are willing to pay. Xuiv watch
the title of immigration set in
toward Missouri.
It is ainiising to hear some of 1
Akron's newspapers and politicians,
wfco are under contract to grind the
axes of the franchise interests,
declare that ''Mayor Young would be
defeated were the election held
today.' These- same organs and j
men predicted the same thing sev- I
oral weeks ago, and dill all in their!
power to make their predictions '
good, but Mayor Young .was vindi-i
cited ;it the polls by a majority of!
It wh.u be observed that the Citi
zens' Committee of Kitty did not
consider it necessary to petition
Mayor Young not to appoint Com
missioners favorable to the Central
Union Telephone company. They
knew where the Mayor stands in the
matter, but with Judge Anderson
the case seems to be different. Any
how a delegation of prominent citi
zens, representing the Committee,
called upon the Judge He made no
promises. "Why?
Thkkh is not a corporation iu Akron
that makes a rule of carrying upon
its pay roll men whose services it
does not need. Following this good
business example, Akron's Council
may be depended upon to do away
with all oillces that are a needless
charge upon the pay roll. But ofli
ces that are essential to giving the
citizens good and sullicient public
service in exchange for the taxes
they pay,will not be done away
with. It is to the credit of this Coun
cil that the outcry of disappointed
partisans cannot drive itto.impairiiig
'the public nerviee by a policy of
false economv.
The success of a city administra
tion is measured not so much by its
ability to save the taxpayers a few
cents by reducing the wages of deserv
ing city employes, as by the zeal with
which it protects the rights, to which
its constituents are entitled as citi
zens. Not until a Democratic adminis
tration came into power in Akron
was any attempt made to prevent
the giving ji way of the city's valuable
rights to privilege-seeking corpora
tions. An administration that has been
faithful to the people when such
large interests as their rights in pub.-
lie franchises were at stake, may bet
trusted to proleet the public welfare!
in the minor details of government. I
It is with a laine-nml halting grace 1
that some of the local Republican 1
Machine politicians, who have done j
all in their power within the last
year to sell out the people's rights to
the franchise interests, using the last '
Council as the vehicle with which to
deliver the goods, are now attempting
to pose as public benefactors by
making higotcM and unfair criticism
of the present Council.
The present Council has well
earned its right to the good will of
the people, am, somethingmorethan
partisan quibbling audi misrepresen
tation will he necessary to forfeit fhis
good will.
'Colorado Uiiurinir Declare lie Will
l'orce Iteliirn if the Colorado
Dr.xvKK, May 8. Governor. Thomas
announced that within a few days, if
.President .Mckinley and the secretarv I
of war continue to ignore his commtmi
cations on the subject of the return of
the ColOKtdo regiment from the Philip
pines, he will take steps with a view to
securing the immediate recall of the
It is regarded as possible that in the
event of failure of any "public attempt"
which may be made to bring about the
return of the troops the governor "will
resort to legal proceedings. If such
proves m be the case, the supreme court
may brt called upon to decide a tes(
case regarding the power of the presi
dent and that provision of the constitu
tion relating to tliapurixi.es for -which
volunteer- soldiers may bo called into
luiieral nf Mr. Whitney Tiimorrim.
, Xew York, May 8. Bishop Henry
D. Potter will officiate at the fnirjrnl
services over the remains of Mrs. JV. C.
Whitney, which will be held tomorrow
morning about 10 o'clock at Garden
City, L. L A special train will carry
the friends attending, the funeral.
dJTftADESfci1f.pl COUNCJDg
For Not Reporting Promptly
His Opinion of Beef.
Inquiry ..
.'lie l.emr1 of the Hoard nf
Deelareil llagau Censured F'nr Tim i:
lensite PurrliHses r fanned l.eeT.
Packers Found Not at Fault.
Washington". May 8. By direction
of the president, who approved the Hud
"tugs, Acting Secretary of War Meiklo
john made public the reiort and find
ings of "the military court appointed to
investigate the charges, made by Major
General Miles, commanding the army,
that the beef supplied to the army dur
ing the -war with Spain was nuiit for
the, use of the troops.
The conclusion of the court adverse
to further iiroceedings based upon t!ie
charges is as follows:
'"It lias been developed in the course
of the inquiry as recited in this report,
that in some instances certain individ
uals failed to perform the full measure
of duty or to observe tile proprieties
which dignify high military command,
but the court'is of the opinion that the
mere .-tatement in the official report of
the facts dcvclojied meets the ends of
discipline, ami that the interests of the
service will be beat subserved if further
proceedinjts be not taken."'
There is mure or les criticism of
General Miles iu various parts of the re
port. Probably the most direct instance
is the one which states that beyond the
criticism of ofticers found elsewhere is
tue roimrt:
"The court lmds that airamst none of,
tile ofticers commanding corps, divi
sions, brigade-, and regiments and their
staff oilicern should a charge of jruilt be
'The court aL-o finds that the major
general commanding the army had no
sufficient justification for alleging that
the refrigerated beef was embalmed or
was unfit for issue to troops. It also
finds that he committed an error iu that
having belief or knowledge as claimed
that tlie food was unfit, that it caused
t caused
je of u
'':ls em-
sickness and distress, that some
was Miiiplicd uuder the pretense
perimeiit. that other beef w
Kiltncil. be dill not immediately rerfort, I
Mich knowledge or belief to the secre-1
tarv 01 war to tne enu mat a proper
remedy might hi promptly applied." '
. The" ceiisnru of Colonel Maus, iu-
it..., ..u.t-irv,, ii...1.. 1- Tie .l- Aln-ir.i ll'.l," ! l.
ou Oct. '(') last, in which ho stated his
.J..'.L(..J...I ....V. . ,. u. AU..JUA jim
belief that the beef was chemically
"The silence of Colonel Maus," says I
the court, "on so important a matter :t (
the chemicalized beef reported by Major I
Ualy and personally Known to liuubeli,
is most remarkable." The remark is
also made that General Miles' failure to
draw special attention to this report is
Commenting upon General Miles' tes
timony that lie hud first formed the
opinion last August that the refrigerated
beef had been processed, the court re
marks: "Whatever the date upon which he i :
loruicd ti beliel, or a reasonable suspi-1
cion, that the health of the troops was j
being impaired by the use of deleterious
food, it was his bouuden. duty, in the '
opinion of the court, instantly to take j
the most effective measures within his I
control to ascertain tlie actual fact and j
to correct the wrong, if any should bo 1
louud. It would have been practicable !
to obtain samples of the beef then being j
supplied to the army by contractors and
to, have submitted these samples to j
chemical examination which would I
have resulted iu the detection of the I
presence or absence of boric and salicy
lic acids, or "any other chemical agent
that may have been used as a irierva
tive agent. Yet no such precaution as
that suggested was taken by the major
general commanding at tliat time, or at
any subsequent time so-far as has been
learned by the court.
"i'he court finds that the allegations
of the major general commanding to
the effect tliat the refrigerated beef
supplied to the troops was treoed with
chemical preservatives have not been
established. The court also finds that
so much of the allegations of the major
general commanding in respect to the
canned roast beef, as relates to its uu
snitability for foo.d, as actually used -on
the transports, and as to its extensive or
long continued use as a field ration are
sustained. In the opinion of the court
none of the other allegations iu relation
to Hie canned fresh beef arc sustained.
Tiie evidence shows that Colonel John
K. Weston, assistant commissary gen
eral of subsistence, recommended the
adoption of the canned roast beef as a
component of the field ration, and to
this extent he is responsible."
The report places the quantity of
canned roast beef purchased for the
war by the commissary -department at
fi.W7.17I iHjimds, including rioO.OOO
Mmids which was brought from liver-l-ool
and other Euglish iorts. This
amount is characterized as excessive,
and the commissary general (General
Eagan) is eerely criticized in several
parts of the document ou this score.
(Jne of 1 he severest rebukes is as follow.-:
'Considering the little Use that had
been made of this beef iu the regular
.nmy.the proba.bility that thevolnuieers
Were entiiely ignorant of it, thai its use
isu part of the field ration had-iicveriiccu
ialictioncd by the president or secretary
of war. the court can but characterize
tin: action ot the commissary general of
-ubsistence as unwarranted and reck
less iu that hi; ordered the purchase of
such enormous quantities of a food that
was practically untried and unknown
uud the court so finds.- The court also
finds that there is no ground for any
imputation whatever of any other actu
ating motive 011 the part of the comniis
siry general than the earnest desire to
procure the best possible food for the
troop. The court prononuces this act
,,f ....
commissary general of subsist-
i-ncis a colliis.il emir lor winch there, is
no jialliatiou."
The court finds that there was neglect
iu Cuba and to a less degree in Porto
Rico in delivering the refrigerated beef.
"The court,' says the report, "does
not wish to state the case more strongly
than to say tliat the finding appears to
be yrarrauted that too much time was
consumed iu distributing this perishable
article. The fault, if any there was.
.rested with the brigade and higher
3oninianding officers and their coiuinis
siries and quartermasters, but the testi
mony is not so definite or specific as to.
warrant the naming ,y tl(i eoiu-t of Yiuy
particular officers." They say that the
refrigerated beef was at first received
with great satisfaction. There ii also
criticism of the delay in unloading the
refrigerating apparatus of Swift & Co.
at Santiago. "An appeal by the con
tractor's agent to General Shatter for
an order on the quartermaster to expe
dite the delivery from the transport of
the refrigerating plant did not effect
any result. The delay iu this matter
"A Good Paymaster
Starts Not At
There is one good pay
master iuho is around on time,
gives full value, and never
. ,. in fic (fffh). It is VOUr
privilege to select him, and
his name is pure, ivholesome
blood. This 'paymaster makes
, ffe rotmcfs 0f the body, visits
brain, stomach, kidneys, liver,
heart and head'alike. Hood's
Sarsaparilla acts as a guaran-
, , .. . ,it
tee that this paymaster WILL
do his duty.
If the blood is impure, it cannot do its
duty, and you are the sufferer, but
you need not be. Hood's Sarsaparilla
purities, vitalizes and enriches the blood.
It never ithuiipohit--.
Poor Health-"! never saw anything
beat the way Hood's Sarsaparilla lifted me
up. It sharpened my appetite ami pave me
n new lease of life. I can work every, day."
1'reemas X. Bixdy, Meredith, X. II.
Scrofuia Sores "My baby at two
months had scrofula sores on check and
arm. I-ocaf application. and physicians'
medicine did little or no good. Hood's- Sar
saparilla eiireil him permanently, lie is
now four, with sim-nth fair skin." Mks.
S..SvVRnTES, Kariuingtua, Del.
Weakness-" I Mess the day I heard
of Hood's bars.ip..ii!la as it cured ,1:1c of
eit'eme weakness r.fter sriii, built n.v
husband up after p:; umimia. Hired eczema
End Mood lioisoni
ns in ur ehililn-n." Mug.
M. A. 1.'Lwo;:t;i. !;
x 4. Enir.rwv:Ile,
Head and EaSK - " "or :( year pains
in my bail: ami li- id prevpntp.l my !,.me
hold duliej. 1 tuekiluod's ?ai.iiiarilla:ind
am a well woman. It also fired !!: stlp
in our family."' Mm. Maitik liExrrasox,
Cor. First :mi! Fra.uklin Ave.,( ii!:iiiii:. .ii:d.
RhSUlTiatir-'ll --"Myself rnil tr.euil
both suilci fit' 1 10:11 j-everc ait-iksor rl:i'.:
malisni. Hood'-s P.irsaparilia cimkI bo;!i.
We would not be without it." . II.
I.r -ti.r, 0". I.vn?ri! ?.., Va'l Kiver. f -a.
i P, P
JiQOtLd' doteabatilix
tvnr.ra:. n. niirer i",t
rrlt e -'it uizo
on:, j t-jrt.-j iu t--.t .iii n.- r ;.ir a.
... . ... " , , . . , .
cooKmg lacilities
! the nbsimce
, . .. ...- W..W ..... ....... ..-.. ....
from that ration of fresh
vegetables and condiments. For use 011
shore as'a field ratiuu, where the com
panies had their camp cookiug equip
ment, and vegetabes were available,
canned roast beef is suitable for issfie, I
say two nays m ten, but not lor two
days iu succession. ' In some organiza
tions it seems to have constituted at
hist one-half of the meat ration, and
until after the surrender the, troops had
no means for other coolriug than was
practicable with the individual kit car
ried. For such extensive use, or any
use, exceeding one day in five, the court
finds this beef ilnsnitable.
The refrigerated beef is, in the opin
ion tit the court, a suitable ration lor
troops when it can be issued to them in
good condition.''
The opinion is expressed that it would
have been impracticable to laud beef
cattle on the hoof in Cuba, the remark
of the court on this point being as fol- I
"The commanding general of the ex
pedition characterizes as 'absurd' such a
proposition, and many of lus commaud
n.g officers, whose (minion is given in
the trstiuiouy, coincided with him iu
the impracticability or inexpediency of
such a project, The court censures iu
the opinion of these men vhoae experi
ence iu active militarv service dated
from MSI."
An instruction of the president's to I
the court was that "if the packers of j
the conntry are guilty it must be
known." Replying to this direction
the conrt sav:
"Tile court finds that at-the outbreak !
f hostilities in April, 16!)8, the packers j
f canned beef were engaged hi the
manufacture of an article of "standard
quality, well known to the trade and the
subsistence department, under the mime
of canned roast beef. The methods of
Kicking then in use were the .same as
those habitually employed in the prepa
ration of the meat as an article of com
merce, and the court docs not find that
they undeiwent any change during the
progress of the Avar. The large, pur- !
chases for the use of the military forces '
during the mouths of May ami .Tune, '
lb!lf were made not at the solicitation
of the packers, or in consequence of ef
forts put forth by them for that puqiose
but by the order mid upon the initia
tive of the commissary general of sub
sistence, such purchases being made iu
every case by officers of his department
in me usual maimer."
Un another point connected with the
packers the court says:
"Although the subject of readjust
ment of accounts between the United
States and contractors was not referred,
to the court, it appears from the testi
mony tliat whenever any cans. have
been found to be defective, subsequent
to their original delivery to tlie subsist
ence department, such cans have been I
replaced in ev.cry instance."
The charges of ( Scucral Miles as mauu
iu newspaper interviews, us well as
those made before the war investigating
commission, are referred to at length,
among them being the .interview with
the general sent out from IS'ew York
by Tlie Associated Press on Jan. 1, in
which General Miles was quoted as say
ing that lie had "overwhelming evi-
An eminent scientist re
cently said : " Cod-liver Oil
is truly
awonderful corn
It is seeminsrlv
fNiitures remedy in almost
every wasting disease."
Scott's Emulsion contains
the pure oil combined with
hypoplnjtfihites, it rebuilds
worn tissues, enriches the
blood, invigorates rhe nerves,
stops drains and wasting.
Consumptives, Diabetics,
pale or thin people, or nurs
ing mothers, should remem
ber this. Do not accept a
50c. anil ?i.oo, all druggets.
SCO IT & 110 WNE, Chemists, New York.
FOR 8AT.K Ten K-I-P-A-N-S5 forD cents
at druggists. One gives relief.
deuce that the beef was treated with
chemicals to preserve it, and that he
hail affidavits from men who stwthe
beef undergoing the embalming pro
cess." The court notes the denial Vliich
General Miles made of tile conversation
a.- it was printed iu the Xew York
Herald, bu prints the charge as a part
of the allegations, saying ou this point:
The testimony of both Mr. Reid and
Mr. Berry of the Xew York Times
agree in the verity of the interview as
reported by the former, and this is
found in The Herald clipping. The
court does not therefore ignore this
iMR!gr..o!i. but treats it a a part of the
' additions winch are under investiga-
Cou.-iderablo attention is given to Dr.
Daly's testimony concerning the refrig
erated lx-ef on the transport Panama,
and ali) to his report concerning this
bed supplied to the immune sUtioucd
at Chickamangu. .Referring to the doc
tor's analysis of re.-idinm from beef se
cured ou tlie transport, the court calls
attention to the fact that he approved
uic lmmii:; ui ineoouiuoi survev, aim
that, notwithstanding there wero other !
mui.cai o.tu.it.-. ou boam, no relerence !
was made by him to his suspicion that '
the uu.it had been chemically treated.
Referring to this and another inci
dent, the court says:
"The testimony shows that the beef
, .reared by the Powell process which j
a- declared by Dr. Daly to contain i
' b.uic and salicylic acids was. in fact,
treated by fumigation and the materials
t employed contained 'neither boric nor
salicylic acid. The beef from which .
the broth was made ou the Panama has ,
, lut been positively identified as refrig- '
rated beef, ami the connection be
1 tween the residuum of the sample
taken from the ship cauldron and that i
; analyzed by Dr. Clark has not been
J i -:talli.-hcd to the satisfaction of the I
I ronrt." '
: chapter of the report is devoted to
I lie consideration of the cause of the j
) , .. 1 Vr... . ,';.;.'' .
-lcfcnc.-s m tlie army in the bautiago
t """P-'-r.". "" ...v 1 uU, 1 iui- ,
posilile to conclude that either the
;-aimcd fresli beef or refrigerated beef
tppi'ared to "any appreciable extent as
-aus-e.s of intestinal disease.''
Authorities Say Coeur d'AIcnes j
Will Be Wiped Out.
Say Orani.alii.ii Contains JUany Dcsppr
dors and Criminals Who, t'niler Pro
tection of Pnf 111, Perpetrate trinieand
Outrage-. 311 neon hits Can't Hire Ttielll.
Si'okani:. Wash., Mav 8. Mines of
Shoshone ounty, Ida., that propose to
operate during the reign of martial law
may do so onlv on condition that they
diuiot employ members of the Coucr de
Aleue miurs union.
This is the in irtial law as laid down I
oy General Merriam and the attorney
general of Idaho. ' At a meeting of the j
mineowiiers in this city Mr.- Hayes pre-J
scntcd a mandate. The owuei't cheer-"1
fully promised to obey. j
"'e are going to clean up ths Coeur. I
rl Minion ' w.iil - ft. ti-niti- rjminml '
Hayes, prior to his .departure for busi
ness. "I have seen some of the mine owners
and they have been informed by the :
proper authorities that they cannot em- j
ploy anyone connected with -a criminal j
organization in the county. The miners' j
union in Shoshone county contains '
muuy desperadoes and criminals who j
have" under the'protectiou of the union
perpetrated crimes and outrages. Twice
has it been necessary because of these
men and their organization to put the j
county under martial law. We want '
to stop that .sort of thing. !
"The owners living in Spokane al-
low the union to rmrthings. and when
the property is threatened or riots oe- J
cur as a result they wire to the gover
nor of Idaho to send troops to protect
their' property. Some of these mine- i
owners know who the men were who
left their mines to go up to Wardner for
1 the purpose of blowing, up the Bunker i
Hill atid bulhvan mines,
. 11,,.'-v ''''"ved them to go
,m"c? to (Utr0-v the property
out of the
of another
and then to rertim to work.
"Prisoners will be tried in both the
state and lederal courts. Murder and
arson tire some of the charges the state
will bring against those men, and we
hope to inflict the extreme penalty.
Thi state and federal authorities are
working amicably togethorin the unit-'
tcr, and will aid each other all possible." ,
l HiIio Ouisli'V Aium'hNmI To I Iron ty III
t liiii'it urn (o Uo Pr-s-nteil to JUikr
1 Citrrii'ri TihImj,
BuiT.M.o, May S. President Johnson
of the state board of mediation and
arbitration, H. D. Goulder of Cleve
land, attorney for the Lake Carriers' as
sociation, inid Mr. Douglass, represent
ing the Western Elevating association,
i-alFed ou Bishop 'Qnigley of the Catho-:
lie diocese of Buffalo and asked him to
endeavor to induce the grain shovelers
to accept the proposition made by Con
tractor Connors. It wasjinder.stood he
said he would consider irr
The monthly men at the elevators
held a big meeting. Resolutions were
adopted expressing sympathy with the
cause of tnograin shovelers, and it was
unanimously voled that whenever there
are any signs of growing strength on
the part of Contractor Connors a strike
will be declared.
Contractor Connors began to import
men from other cities to take the place
of the striking grain shovelers, but was
not very successful.
The situation along the water front
remained unchanged. Only seven eleva-
i tors were working Sunday. It was esti-'
j mated that -when the big- Duluth fleet,
which will begin to arrive todav, is iu.
it will take several weeks with a full
force of shovelers to clear the harbor
and catch up oil the work.
iite last night it was given out that,
the grain shovelers wilL present an ulti
matum to the Lake Carriers' association
today. The officers of the new union
wero busy framing it last evening. The
substance of the ultimatum will be that
if the strike is not ended this week the
lougsluiremeji all along the chain of
lakes will bi' ordered out and tliat tho
entire lake traffic will bo tied up, and
that, for every weak hereafter that Mr.
Connors holds the contract the grain
shovelers' union will add T() cents to tho
contract pi ice.
Toi.kpo, Muy ' S. William Miller,
George Jefrics, William White, Thomas
Burns and Fred Williams, iu jail for
postolfice l'-wbbcries at Lcinsie and North.
Fairfield, 0., escaped "by climbing"
through the chimney of the jail. Miller
unlocked the c;clls with a piece of wire,
and climbed up tlie chimney, putting
down a rope made of sheets "by which
tho rest of tilt) prisoners got out. They
dropped to the roof of the jail and then
to the ground.
Work and drudge!
Health disregarded!
Haven't time to be sick.
but can't stop work.
Stop long enough
there is in lite is
forfeited when health
goes. Pay attention
to early symptoms ,
and write to Mrs.1
Pi'nkham, at Lynn,
Mass., for advi.ee.
Mrs. Evelyn Wood, 518
Fulton Street," Peoria, III.,
writes :
"I wish to say to my suffer-
iug sisters that if they want
to be free from those dreadful
diseases with which women
are so apt to be afflicted, take
Mrs. Pinkham's Vegetable
four years. My troubles were
leucorrhosa ana irregular
menstruation. The menses
appeared too often, and lasted
too long. I became very poor,
looked badly, had no appetite.
I felt as though death would
be a relief. My.friends ad
vised me to take more out-of-door
exercise, but hardly
realized that I was too Weak
to go out. I resolved to try
Mrs. Pinkham's medicines,
and after taking several bot
tles of Compound, also- used
the Liver Pills and Sanative
Wash, I can truly" say I am
enjoying a new'life. Menses
have become regular, and
last the proper length of time.
I feel better than I have for
ten years. I praise your
medicine to all my friends.
If any one would like to write
to me in regard to your Vege
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has done forme. I will cladlv
answer their letter."
Mrs. S: Barnhart, New
Castle, Pa., writes :
"Dear Mrs. Pinkha.m I.
intended to have written to
you before, but since my re
covery I have been very busy.
1 had been sick ever since my
marriage, seven years ago;
have given birth to seven
children, and had twomiscar
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leucorrhoea, pains in back
and legs; dyspepsia and a
nervous trembling of the '
stomach. Now I have none
of these troubles-and can en
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has worked wonders for me."
Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
will surely aid suffer
ing women and the
sympathetic advice of
Mrs." Pinkham is al
ways prompth' forth-
011 request.
Mrs. Bradtsh's Happy Latiar.
"Dear Mrs. Pinkham About two years ago I began to
run down and soon became almost a wreck. I lost my appe
tite and began to lose'flesh ; my blood was impoverished and
I had to leave our. store. The doctor gave me a little tonic,
but I steadily grew worse and consulte'd another doctor. He
helped me in some ways", but my headaches continued, and I
began to have night sweats and my rest was so disturbed that
I would have hysteria and would cry and worry over business
matters and my poor health. Finally, husband took me South,
but with no benefit. This was a year ago ; no one can ever
know what a winter of misery I spent. Would bloat after
eating and was troubled with'palpitation.of heart and whites.
Having read by happy chance of your medicine, I bought it
and wrote for your advice, and before having finished the
first bottle of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, the
hysterics nearly stopped and I slept soundly. I used seven or
eight bottles with suchbenefit that I am as healthy- as I. can
ever remember of b'eing." I" shall never cease to sound your
praises." firs. E. fl. Bradish, 179 Dix Av.,-Dctroit, flicli.
More Than a Million Women Have Been
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! A Strong Force Entrenched at
j Tliey Are l.'niler '.eneral Musearadn An
j Outpost Near s.in t'eriianil.i Tired
Upim Kansas Cainji Tlie Americans:
Apparently laij"3in Life. .
j M.iMi.1, May S. The next task of
j the Americans will piobably lie to clear
the Filipnio or.t of Bacolor. about five
mil's xeithwcst of San Fernando. The
rebt 1 General Ma'sca'rdo has a force of
o.OUJ men there, well armed and i)S
sested of plenty of ammunition. His
tronp have never met American sol
diers, and they think, according tore
' p'jrts.carried to San Fernando, that they
can "whip the whole lot."
Bacolor is well entrenched, and thou
sands of natives are working liko
, beavirs. digging trenches and carrying
the dirr In baskets. The enemy uses
his riflemen for fighting only, but com-
pels the b'olomen and Ciiiuese, and even
the women, to labor incessantly;.
The rebels have an outpost' about a,
mile bevoud San Fernando, with a,
trench that holds between 200" tmd 300
men. From that point several volleys
were lilt, d last night upon the camp of
the'Twentieth Kansas, regiment.
Neither General MiicArtlmr or Gen
eral 1-awton moved Sunday, although
each reeoimoitered the country in his
own vicinity for some miles from head
quarters, developing the presence of
small forces of the enemy.
In the vicinity of Lagnua'de Bay tho
rebels are extremely active, bnf the lines
.of General Ovenshiiie -and Colonel
'Wholley, who is commanding General
King's brigade during the hitter's ill
ness, have been materially strength
ened, and there is no danger in that di
rection. The armed steamers" Lagmia do Bay
and Cavaduiiga. under Captain Grant,
have gone to Guagua. about five miles
Fouthwest of Bacolor, presumably to es
tablish a iiiiaseof supplicsfor the troops
engaged in the northern campaign.
It is rumored that Mabiui, president
of the cabinet, and miuister of foreign
atl'airs in the so-called Filipino govern;
ment, who is a radical, is to be suc-
1 ceeded bv Paterno, the framer of the
Spanish treat j-of 18!)(S. This chaugais
, regarded as significant at the present
I Tho entrance of the Americans into
San Fernando was virtually unopposed.
The .Filipinos, who expected the in-.
1 viulers to approach from the sea, had
1 that side of the town strongly gnarded,
' but there was only one line of trenches
' beyond San Tonus. Two battalion of
!-the Fifty-first Iowa regiment, which
swam tlie river north of the city, were
1 smartly peppered while .in the water,
but the rebels disappeared as soon as
the Americans reaciied the shore. In
tlie meantime the hospital .squad had
walked across the bridgo into tho city,
supposing the Americans were there.
They encountered no natives.
The few Spaniards and Filipinos who
were left welcomed the Americans and
opened their houses to then!. General
Mac Arthur accepting entertainment at
the hands of Senor Hizou, a sugar
If the inhabitants of the San Fer
nando region are to be believed, there
was little sympathy arith the insurrec
tion in-tli.tr" quarter. Before evacuating
tlie city the rebels burned the church
' and the public buildiugs aud looted the
Chinese quarter. They drove many rich
Filipinos, with their families, out of the
city before them, as well as hundreds of
Chinese, to prevent them helping the
Americans-. They cut the throats of
some. Many Chinese hid on roof tops '
or in cellars, and wmur escaped by cut
ting off their queues. There were .0
fresh graves in the churchyard.
The country beyond ualumpit was
full of idl sorts of ingenius trenches and
pitfalls in the roads, with sharpened
bamboo, fortunately tne Americans 1
escaped the latter.
In the swamps near San Tomas,
where General Wheatou's troops did !
their hardest fighting the men sinking j
to their waists in" mud were many
Ixxlies of Filipinos, slnelliug horribly. '
The army is really enjoying life at
San Fernando, which is" the most pic- '
' turesques and wealthy town the Ameri- I
j cans have entered since the occupation
of Manila. .
The troops are encamped around in f
the subnvbsaud arc liogiiiiiing to think !
they may In- quartered there during the
wet season. -
Utcr Hacoloi- lias been cleared water
(.communication with Manila may bo
' established.
The -American troops were much ex
hausted by tho campaign, except tho
Iowa troops, which were comparatively
fresh. The' regiments of the division
avcrage.less than ."i0 men to a company,
and all have a weatherworn appear
ance. Senator Albert Boveridgc of Indiana 1
was here studying the Philippine (pics- 1
tion. j
Brigadier General Charles, King sailed !
' for the United States ou board the I
transport Pueblo.
. Itrriised Talk mi the Iteport or
Whether He "Would Let the"
.Matter ltest.
. WasHINCiTo.v, May 8. Gen. Miles,.
when asked whether he had any com-1
ment. to nmke upou the beef report, re
plied thr.t he had read it. "But I have
nothing to say,"' he added, "either
nlioiit then-port, the method of taking
testimony or the conclusions reached."
"Docs that itieau that so far as you
are concerned you will let the matter
rest where the report leaves it 2" asked
"I have nothing to say," replied Gen
eral Miles.
, l.rnulh nf Catliiilic Church JEequircs Twti
i .Xew Illorese.
- Phiuviii:i.i'Iiia, May S. The growth
of the Catholic church in this state has
led to the formation of two. new" dio
ceses, the one to encompass tho extreme
western "art of the state, uud the other
to take in the territory about Altooua.
The seat of the first will be either at
Pottsville or Reading, which latter city
will probably be the choice of the
church authorities. Altooua will bo lio
seat of the other diocese. Rev. Moram
M. fsheedy will likely bo the bishop of j
j Kkw Yokb, May 8.-Th0 Uuit.il ;
I States transport Thomas, Captain Gib-'
1 boits. arrived from Gnautanamo and I
IJaracva. with 00 cabin passengers and
t5() men or the Fifth United States vol
mitcers. Tho regiment will proceed to
Camp Meade, ln , after their release
from uuarautiuu.
The wolf of
s t arvation
howls at the
doors of thou
sands of men
to do and snr 1
rounded by
plenty. Ill
health, in the
majority of j
cases, is starva-
"s"N tion. -nitre and
.simple. It
V. S s
means that
body, brain,
nerve, bone
and sinew are
imnronerlv nr
sr-y;-'' .i.v
- -
.insufficiently nourished. Improper, insuf
ficient nourishment is starvation.
"iVhen a man's head aches it is because
the tissues of the brain do not receive
sufficient nourishment from the blood, or re
ceive, impure and unhealthy nourishment.
When a man gets nervous and sleepless, it
means that the blood is not properly nourishing-
the nerves. When his skin breaks
out with blotches arnd pimples and erup
tions, it means that the skin is being: fed
upon the impurities of the blood. Almost
every known disease is' primarily due to
improper nourishment through the blood,
which is the life-stream. Dr. Pierce's
Golden Medical Discovery is the greatest
of all blood-makers and purifiers. It gives
edge to the appetite, corrects all disorders
of the digestion, makes the assimilation of
the life-giving elements of the food per
fect, invigorates the liver, promotes secre
tion and excretion, and vitalizes-the whole
body. It makes firm, muscular flesh, but
does not make corpulent people more cor
pulent. It enres 98 per cent, of all caseH
of lingering coughs, bronchial, throat and
kindred affections, which, if neglected,
lead up to consumption. It is the best of
all nerve tonics and restoratives. Kept by
all medicine dealers.
" I was taken ill in Febmarv. lSqa, with head
ache and pain in my back.""writes H. Gaddis.
K sq.. of 313 South J Street. Tacoma, Wanh. " I
called in a doctor and he came three times. He
said 1 was bilious but I kept getting worse r I
took a cough so that I could not sleep, only by
being propped up in bed. My lungs hurt me.
anil I cot so poor that I was just skin and bone.
I thought I was going to die. I used two bottle
of Dr. Pierced Golden Medical Discovery and it
made me sound and welt. It saved my life.
No .remedy relieves constipation so
quickly and effectively as Dr. Pierce'l
Pleasant Pellets. They never gripe.
Junes Will Close His Park.
Tom:ik. May 8. Mayor Jones' Golden
Bule park, which has helped to make
the mayor famous, will be closed. It is
the intention of tho mayor to erect a
largo factory tit that point.
Killed by a Train.
WimvEmiakke, Pa., May 8. Thomas
McGouldrick, a section hand iu the em
ploy of the Lehigh "Valley railroad,
was struck by passenger train at Pitts
rou and killed.
The Easy Food
Easy to Buv.
Easy to Cook,
Easy to Eat,
Easy to Digest.
Quaker Oats
At all grocers
m 2-lb. pkgs.
To repeal sectiou'144 A oftheltevised
Ordinances of the City of Akron.
I "Section 1. He it ordained by the council
ot the city or Akron, Ohio, that section 111
A or the itevised Ordinance, of the elty
ir Akron, be repealed. .
Sec. 2. This ordinance shall take effect
mul lie In force from mid lifter Its passage
and legal publication.
Passed lluyl. lsto.
Wins. II. IsbvlL K. P. Sprigle,
City Clerk. PreVt City (Viiincll.
Notice of Appointment.
Kstate of Frederick Ilasen Iierg, deceased.
The undersigned has been appointed hy
the probate court ot Summit county. Ohio,
as administrator w.w.a. ot the estate or
Frederick Kiiseiiln-rg. deceased. All per
sons indebted to said estnte art- requested
to make immediate payment; and nil per
sons having claims against said estate are
requested to present the same fornllownm-e
or rejection.
Dated this -Jlst day ol April A.I. lsjm.
nprtM may 1 s
We have a large amount ol money
to loan on good real estnte security.
Ix)w rate of Interest. Terms most
149 S. Howard St., Phonas 582 and 593
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New machinery, new location. 5
AVo guarantee our work. High ?
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Scientific Shoeing",
The Best of Help,
Kind Treatment,
at A Cool Shop;
. Prof. Rich's,
Phono .'.
411 South Main St.
A cordial invitation
is extended to all to CALL AT
The Cottage "
Full Hue of Domestic mid Im
ported goods.
70"s S. IV3air s-fc.
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AVniting Room iSorth Howard St
Time Card: Jan 1, 1S99
Leave Akron every hour, 6:30 am
nntil S-30 pm, last oar 10:30 pm.
Leave Cleveland every hour, 5 am
until 10:00 pm; theater oar, 11:10 pm
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