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ffflffwqS!i5 Mp H ' Bacr's Lancaster Almanac For IBOO Hn Arrlvil it STEINBACHER'S, IOA K. Markot St. AKRON DAILt DEI! : t Fred Laub's Specials for Thursday, Dec. 21 Hparo UlUs. Tftiulcrtoini. Balk Oyftirs -V ir nt Turkfyinnd nil klnri of hri'Mcil Poultry People's Cash Heat Market, urn. uowarJ st. VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 207 AKItON. OHIO, MONDAY EVENING? DECEMBEIt 18. 1899. PRICE ONE GENT feArtrsfii tfOCRAT. to f GAG Rules Did the Work. Currency Bill Passes by 190 to 150. Only One Brief Week For Debate. Congress Limits the Country's Business To a Basis of Gold, and Gold Only. Washington, D.C., Deo. 18. (Spl.) The Administration's Currency Reform bill passod the House shortly before noon today by a voto of 100 to 150. Seven New York and Brooklyn Democrats and one Massachusetts Democrat voted with the Republi cans in favor of the bill. The bill has been messaged to the Senate for concurrent action, and will pass that body, with some minor amendments. The introduction and passage of tho Currenoy bill, by the House, af tor less than a week of debate, was possible only under the so-called gag rules, and 1b tho quickest case of legislation of so important a charac ter on record. The chief provisions of tho bill 'ore that it affirms the Single Gold standard, provides that greenbacks ahull fiftf Via viftlri Anf av.Ant in aV- cbahge for gofti'after being received at tho TJ. S. treasury, makes sliver redeemable in gold, and declares all government obligations to bo pay able in gold. By Impounding tho greenbacks and stiver tho bill con tracts tho currency to the extent of 1300,000,000, and places the country upon an absolute gold basis. BIG FAILURE At Now York Today Company Sus pends Payment. New York, Deo. 18. (Spl.) Tho Produoo Exchange Trust company suspended payment today pending an examination of its books. Assets of tho company are $11,865,500; lia bilities, 8,(J19,500. The fatluro of the Henry Allen company, bankers and brokers, is announced. A $10,000 Present. Clevelond, .Deo. 18. Special Mr. John D. Rockefeller has offered 110,000 to the Tuskogoo Normal In stitution of Alabama. Will Fight tho Trust. Cincinnati, O., Dec. 16. (Special). Tho re-organlzatlon of tho National Starch Company by an eastern syn dicate, to fight tho trust, is an nounced. The now syndicate has paid two million dollars for IU new nterosts and will organize a com pany outside of the trust. Recommends Militia. Washington, D. C, Deo. 18 (Spl.) Qeueral Breokenridge, in his re port to General Miles, recommends the maintenance of militia at a cost of one million a year. LOST HIS HEAD. A Cleveland Conductor Brandished a Revolver Too Freely. Cleveland, Deo. 18 (Spl.) An at tempt was made today to lynch Lee Clark, a conductor on a Broadway lice in the Orango st. district. A team was driven across the track in front of Clark's car, and the con ductor, thinking it was intentional, .drew a revolver and threatened to fire. He was held back by tho mot orman. A orowd gathered and Jeered at Clark and he again drew his re- And Still They Ar rive. New Things for our Christmas Trade. We today place on our floors a lot of New Goods in nearly all departments. As fast as goods are set aside new arrivals take their place and we are prepared to take care of everybody. Call before you buy. BURDETTE L. DODGE, Seller of everything to fur nish a home, South Howard street. volver, protecting himself by run ning to hlsvcar. The crowd then tried to do hlrn bodily Injury. A warrant has been. issued for Clark's arrest. W"f' Burton Catches On. Washington, D.O., Doc. 18. (Spl.) Congressman Theo. E. Burton of Cleveland, ohalrman of the River and Harbor committee, was reap pointed to that position by Speaker Honderson today. Steamer Safe. Linos Head, Ontario, Dec. 18 Spl. The steamer Arthur Orr, rcpoitcd wreckod on Lake Huron, passed here today in tow of tug. Both tow and tug are reported safe. Tho Bargo 116, whloh was in her tow, is probably lost with many on board. VOLUNTEERS Ready to Help Great Britain's Cause. Gen. Kitchener Preparing to Leave For Cape Town. London, Doc. 18. (Spl.) -Tho war offices announce that the calling for a strong force of volunteers for South African servico 1b being responded to In gallant fashion. Offers to serve are pouring In from all quarters. Tn Edinburgh an artillery troop of soo was organized in two hours. Ready to Tako Charge. Cairo, Egypt, Dec. 18. (Spl.) General Kitchener, the new Chief of Stall of the British forces in Africa, will leave hore Friday for Cape Town. Gatacre Retires. London, Deo. 18. (Special). Gen eral Walker cables from Cope Town that General Gataore has retired from Storkatroom and that Gonernl Frenob has established headquarters at Arundel. Hall a Million Lost. New Madrid Mo,, Dec. IS. (Spl,) The Steamer State of KansaB was burnod to water's edge today. Loss one half ralllfon. Rejected. The Ohio Penitentiary iSews says that the application for a pardon, filed by Isaac Hartmau, who killed Geo. Iiloeijs!fgerv has been rejected, Hartman's sentence was tea years. FIFTY YEARS Of Married Life. Joyous Celebration of the Golden Wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Anton Berg Receive Guests. Thoy Reached This City the Same Day. Lewis Cook, Best Man, Present at Anniversary. Sunday was tho 60th anniversary day of tho marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Berg of G01 East Exchange st., and 25 of their frlonds gathered at tho home of tho aged couple to celebrate fittingly tho golden ovont. December 17, 1819, Mr. Berg mar ried Miss Augusta Capella. Today he Is aged TO years and 10 months and Bhe 78 yoars and 11 months. Both enjoy excellent health. Ger many Is tho native homo of each. Mr. Berg came to America in 1817, landing at Now York August 0. Mrs. Berg arrived almost two years later. After working for a short time at his trade that of lock and gunsmith, Mr. Berg went from New York to Buffalo, where he made the first ketchum knife bar , ever manufac tured by the Ketchum Harvesting MachineryOa. of tbat'clfy. -Loaylng Buffalo he Journoyed to Cleveland. From there he came to Akron, mak ing the Journoy on foot, and arriving hero June 1G, 1840. Akron has been his homo over slnco. Ho was pros perous In business, and has for some years been leading a retired life. Guns For John Brown. Mr. Berg was a personal friend of the famous John Brown, and made several gunB for him. In his younger days, In Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, Mr. Berg was engaged in active military service for 21 months. The remaining part of his six years' servico was spent In making guns at tho arsenal. ToJ Mr. and Mrs. Berg, four chil dren were born. Three are living and were piesent at tho celebration Sunday. They are: Mrs. Wm. A. Durand and Mrs. Fred A. Aumann, this city, and Edward of Mcl'hercon, Kansas. Arrived In Akron tho Samp day. Mr. and Mrs. Berg wore not acquainted in Germany. It is singu lar that each arrived In Akron on the same day, both strangers; and "It was through Lowls Cook of 815 Splcer St., thai tho matilmonlal match was madu," said the aged groom. Mr. Cook was bost man at tho marriage, 50 years ago, and ho also had a prominent position among the g.iests Sunday. Mrs. Isano C. E. McCRUM, American Consul at Pretoria, Transvaal, who is reported to have re signed. His homo Is at East Liverpool, Ohio. Pi in Largest Exclusive Dry Goods Store in Akron. Tho very clioico and now novolties.and fancy goods in largo assortment at Low Prices Toilet Sets, Manicure Sets, Writing Sets, Shaving Sets, Glove and Handker chief Boxes, Collar and Cuff Eoxes, Sterling Silver Nov elties of all kinds, Bric-a- Brac, Jewelry, Purses, Dolls, Etc. Q Dry Goods Suitable for Holiday Gifts, Iu largo assortments, of tho most, dosirnblo, se lected with great care, especially for Handkerchiefs, Mufflers, Furs, Cloaks,. Suits, Silks, Dress Goods,. Silk Waists, Petticoats, Umbrellas, Kid Gloves, Mittens, Blankets, Quilts, Towels, Napkins, Table Linens, Etc, Etc. Open Evenings Frank of Akron and Mrs. George Proehl of Barberton, who were present Sunday, were also at the marriage December 17, 1810. Mr, and Mrs. Berg .have lived at G01 East Exchange st, since 1851. An 'elegant "clinnec. was served'at'l p.m. Suppo was served at Mr. W. A. Durand's home at 7. Mr. Durand was toastmastor and impromptu remarks were made by several persons. Tho Berg home was tastily decoi ated with flowers contributed by friends, and tho bride and groom of tho day wero also given many presontB. SAENGERFEST Annual Event Due to be Held Here. German Singing Societies Hope New Hall Will be Finished. By virtus of tho arrangement gov ornlng tho Snengerfest district, com posed of tho smaller cities of Ohio, the annual event Is due to be held nt Akron next year. Gorman singing societies of Akron are hopeful that by tho time tho Saongerfost Is due, the now German hall will have beon comploted, or at least far enough on, to permit of entertainments being hold In it. BIRTHS. Kmnk Docember 17, to Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Kline, 225 May St., a son pumi m 156 and 157 B HI South Howard street. H QUICK WORK. Case Carried Higher. Circuit Court Hears Bar berton Action. Peculiar Points of Law Raised. Domostic Trouble Drives a Man Insane. Many Calendar Entries Made- Court House News There was quick action in the cose of the Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rap- Id Transit company vs. Tho Village of Barberton et al., last week. Friday Judge Kohler dissolved tho Injunction, restraining the Coun ell from passing an ordinance, re- pealing un ordinance granting the plaintiff a franchise. The plaintiff Immediately appealed to Circuit court, gottlng a hearing In Clovo land, Saturday, The object of all this haste was to get a decision be fore tho Barberton Council meeting tonight. A number of unusual points were raised in the caso. The plaintiff asked that the Council be enjoined from passing an ordinance. Tho court wanted to know, In case the order was allowed, whether a Coun cilman would be In contempt if ho voted for the ordinance, provided other CouncIlmOn 'didnot. If one Councilman was not In contempt for doing so, would there be any more reason for holding 0 or7,-6hould they pass tho ordinance. Tho plaintiff answered this by stating that tho practical effect of the injunctlou would be to keep the Council from passing tho ordinance. Will Filed. Wlllof Harrison Hauth, of Clin. ton, has been filed. His wife is given personal property and life In- terest in real estate. At her death, tho real estate goes to brothers and sisters. Insano. Casper Filler, 43 years of age, was adjudged Insano Saturday. Some time ngo he and his wife separated Domestic troublo is tho cause of his insanity. Plaintiff Died Tho defondaut in the case of An 'drow Greeloy vs. James McGowan has illod a motion to dismiss the ac tion, on the grounds that the plain- till is dead. ' Something Missing, In tho cose of Lizzie Veon vs. the North. British & Mercantile Insurance Co., tho defendant has filed a motion to set aside the service of summons. The summons failed to show who hnd sued tho defendant, Murray Caso Next. Tho caso of the Stato V6. Mike Murray, charged with burglary, will bo tried in Common Pleas court after ho Nurds case. Calendar Entries. The dofendant's motion for a new trial In the caso of Seth S. Hlgby vs. Northern Ohio 'Railroad company has been overruled. Case will go to Circuit court. The plaintiff In the case of Alex ander Dow vs. Francis Selberllng, ordered to give security for costs. Case of Margaret Bartges vs. Ar thur Koplin, settled. John 6. Englander was given de fault Judgment against Charles Warner for f21.0T,amount of bar bill. Divorce oase of Lovina C. Franz vs. Edward Franz referred to Fran cis Seiberllng, that of M. Beulati Illehl vs. Amos D. Rlehl to E. E. Otis. Default Judgment for SU1S.13 given to plaintiff In case of Anna W. Barn ard vs. Charles H, Carpenter, Alfred Akers, It. Paul and A. Yeo mans appointed to re-appraise prop erty in oase of Johnston vs. Watt. Caso of Goodvear-Tlre and Itubber IVI. 0'NEQI-.& OO, Christmas Presents About an acre and a half of space devoted to suitable wares from all lands. Furniture Warerooms Prices Are Within the Reach of All Extensive line of Statues, Busts and Groups in Terra Cotta, Brass, Copper, Onyx, etc., and a large line of Library, Extension and Fancy Tables. Grand exhibit of Dolls and Toys in Basement Store; Also Hun dreds of Games, Cubes, Puzzles. traordinary ...IMiaay Umbrellas and Christmas Linens. IN OUR IMMENSE BOOK DEPARTMENT Can bo had an unlimited number of suitablo HOLIDAY GIFTSj Great offerings in Capes, Jackets and Furs for this week. O'SlMESil & OO. Company vs. John B. Perrln dis missed. Plaintiff claimed defendant was indebted on account (3132,15. Marrlago Licenses. James Robblns, Akron 23 Mable TrlskcU, Akron 23 Frank Moore, Akron 25 Anna Osborn, Akron 21 W. P. Davis, Lorain 27 Mary Qebcr, Akron 22 Edw. M. Strickland, Barberton... 25 Lovina Griflln, Barberton 20 The Defendant. Lydla A.Jackson, instead of Lydla A. Johnson, is tho defendant in the action commenced by J. Edward Hayes. j! For a Short Time $ :: ...... i A special tuition rate will be given all pu- p U pils entering or making arrangements to enter Jjjj Hammel's Business College jjf Hi For a course of study at once. Call or write for particulars and -ih Vf get a Holiday Greeting. "Vol. IS93. jS M; 228-30-32 S. MAIN ST. ) AI-. - Hi Jg 229-31-33 S. HOWARD ST, (ror, O. W 112 styles of Sideboards, every style of Dining Room Furniture, Book Cases, Palm Stands, 7.10 styles Rocking and Easy Chairs, Old Davenport Sofas in Flemish, Moorish, Belgian, Holland, Italian, etc,, and Couches of all makes. Sel dom has such a display of rare and elegant furniture been seen in this or other cities, and the .Jewelry Sale. Thousands of desir able articles for pres ents in Gold, Sterling Silver, Ebony, etc., at astonishingly l,ow prices, on Main floor. Elegant lino of New Firm. E. M. Ganyard of Akron and Fred C. Wood of Peninsula, have pur chased tho A. K. Davis company gent's furnishing storo on South Main St., and under the firm name of Ganyard & Wood, began business Monday morning. The new firm will continue to do business at 103 South Main st. The present stock will be closed out aud the storo re furnished with tho latest and best goods In the gent's furnishing lino. WILL CLOSE Alt barbershops will bo closed nil day Christmas and New Year's day. Any barber found working in a union shop on these days will bo fined (5. THE WEATHER: Cloudy tonight Rain Thursday. ,,jfr ji,"vf-Bhw''1l'J U'ZW' nr !" 1 tffA'4JX,&ir 't. .i .l . .. -Jit-l!- Vlw.- 1 .vJfaiifo.il. s".