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Wiii VtffTt 5 Shot Guns,Rlfles, Shot, Powder, Shells, Cartridges, Revolvers, fishing Tackle, everything la Sporting1 Goods at Lowest Prices. GEO. S. DALES & SON, 228 South Main St. AKRON DAILY DE RoseBudCream the te nmUr for all roirh icu n( Ike tktn. It l( delltblf ul a tolltt remlsltt. ilk for It t O. B.HarporAOo'a Drug iStara. MOCRAT. VOLUME EIGHT. NUMBER 208 ANOTHER American Official Loses His Life In the Philippines. Gen. Henry W. Lawton Instantly Killed While Standing at the Head of His Troops. Gen. Shatter Denies Report Concern Ing Logan. Manila, Doc. 19. (Spl.) General Henry W. Lawton was shot and in stantly killed at San Mnoko while standing in front ot his troops. Shatter Denies Report. Washington, Dec. 19. (Spl.) Gen Shatter wires tho War Department that the stories concerning Major Long's death have been carefully In' vestigated and that there Is nothing in tho tale to tho olfect that lie was shot by one of his own rnon. ENGLAND Doesn't Like Such News Doesn't Believe It. London, Deo. 19. (Spl.) Tho re port that Gepora. Methuen's line of communication has been out off by ths Boers, and that Gen. Boiler has oroeiejJ,'the;Tugela river trnot cred ited new "v General Ohesham, the command' lng officer of the Buckinghamshire yoemanry, has been authorized to organize a force of three hundred yoemans for the Cape. DISAFFECTED Are Many of the Residents of Cape Colony Troublo Feared. Cape Town, Deo. 18. (Spl.) It is feared that tho employment of Capo Colony volunteers to re-enforco tho English forces will incroase the dis affection of the colonists. It Is only Ayers 20th Kentury" Ah manac ( Not tho ordinary kin J ) A handsome veir-book filed with beautiful illustrations, and a complete calendar. It is sold on all news-stands for 5 cents, and it's worth five times that amount. It is a reliable chronology of the progress of the 19th century and a prophecy of what may he expected in the 20th. Iter aro a few of the great mcnwholsvo written for It I Secretary Wilson, on Agriculture Sen. Chauncey M. Dcpew, on Politics Russell Sage, on Finance Thomas Edison, Gen. Merritt, AdmL Klchbom, Al" Smith, " Electricity 1 " Land Warfare S Naval Warfare " Sports You will enjoy reading it now, and it will be a book of reference for you through the years to come. Sixty-four pages, printed on ivory finish paper. If your news-dealer cannot sup ply you with it, cut out this ad. and send it with three one-cent stamps and receive this elegant book free. Address , J.C.Ayer Co., Lowell, Mass. "Lest oi tnropt " let nc Joe your memory regarding war Lnnsimas matter. The ranks are still full we have had large sales but are receiving new things dally In all departments so we are prepared to satisfy all. Lamps A lot of extra choice arrivals. Couches New and desirable addition to our display opened up today. House Desks A very largo and se lect line. Parlor Furniture Fine Upholstered pieces. Tables. Odd Chairs and Rockers, CaliJnots. These are always ac ceptable gifts. Dining Room Furniture. Tables, Chairs, Sideboards, China Closets Dishes. Bed Room Furniture. Chamber Suits, Motnl Beds, Odd Dressers. Dressing Tables, Chiffoniers, Nothing bettor for a Gift. Living Room Furniture. . . Book Cases, Leather Chairs and Rockers, 1 Morris Chairs, S Iiihrarr Tnhlniar rn. "?.-"--..-.-i.'WY V. v,t , T. . Tnen tnereT'aremnnmerl Iaoio omermnings wnicn 'cannot be enumerated, all 01 wnicn make excellent Christmas gifts. Call and see them. BURDETTE L. DODGE, Seller of everything to fur nish a home, South Howard street. by a plea of neutrality 011 tho part of the Cape government that it is pos siblo to keep' this quiot. WAR STRENGTH Of England Amounts to 1,168,000 Men Volunteers. London, Deo. 10. (Spl.) Fifteen hundred of U)e Malta militia have volunteered to help flglit the Boers. Papers published here show that the total war strongth of England is 1,103,000 men. SECY GAGE Again Comes to Wall Street's Rescue And tho Street Gets Over Its Panicky Feellrjg. Now York, Dec. 13. (Spl.) The market opened strong today, with better London advances and highor prices. There was an early tendency to decline, but toward noon prices ndvanced on news of the governent's intent to increase the deposits In national bank'to the sum of $30,000, 000 and possibly $10,000,000, Tho clearing house conynlttee sub scribed ten million dollars to steady tho stock market. SAME OLD STORY. Not Enough, Gold to Go Round London Firm Caught. London, Dec. 19 Spl. The Northern ond London Bank, limited, with a capital vof two million, has failed. It (s expected that there will AKRON. OHIO, TUESDAY EVENING., DECEMBER 10. 1899. bo, as a consequence, several failures on tho next settling day. Tho monoy stringency, caused by the scarcity of gold, caused the failure. Failure. Boston, Dec. 10. (Spl.) Tho Qrm ot Dlllaway & Stair, brokers and bankers, failed today. NOMINATIONS Of Officers For the Eighth Regiment at Mansfield. Mansfield, Dec. 19. (Spl.) Candi dates for positions In the Eighth Regiment, O.N.G., were nominated hore yesterday, as follows: Colonel, Edward Vollrath, Bucy rus. Lieutenant Colonel, Chris. E. Woybreoht, Alliance, nnd A. B. Crltchflold, Shrevo. Major, Captains Marquis, Mans field; Charlton, Bucyrus; Lee, Wadsworth; Fisher, Canton; Ger lach, Wooster. Elections will be hold by the vnrl; ous companies next Saturday. DIAMONDS GONE, And the Thief, Too Another Rob bery At Cleveland. Cleveland, Dee. 19 Spl. Anoth er diamond robbery is reported here today. A pair of diamond ear rings, valued at $850, wore Btolen from tho Bhow window of tho F. Chauweker Bros.' jewelry store In the Arcade. Tho thief escaped. Six Perished. New York, Dec. 18. (Spl.) Seven persons perished in two early morn ing fires In two tenement houses here today; flvo injured. Strikers Quit. Ashtabula, Deo. 19. (Spl.) Tho ore shovolers who struck for an ad vance iu wages returned to work to day, accepting the scale first offered. Miners Burled. Kingston, N. Y., Dec. 19. (Spl.) A cave-In occurred in the Coment mines lit Roscndalo today. Fifteen miners are reported burled. "NOT GUILTY." That Was tho Plea of Men Ac cused of Murder. The threo Brants, who wero locked up In tho Medina county Jail Satur day night charged with tho murder of Lisle Cadmun on tho night of Sept 18, 1693, were arraigned before Squire II I ram Goodwin Monday. The three pleaded not guilty nnd demanded immediate hearings. Squire Goodwin ordered them re turned without bail to jail, whero a special watch has been placed on duty. They will have a preliminary hearing Friday morning. Brants Are Free. A dispatch to the DuaiooitAT, from Medina this afternoon announces that tho three Brnnts have been ac quitted of the serious charge against them. Peculiar Present. Mrs. Jacob Hoover, of Stow, has received a bunch of rattles, taken from a rattle snake 18 years old. The roptllo was killed by a relative in tho West. THE WEATHER: Fair -nnd much colder tonight. Fair Wednesday. S. E. pswirvaiNSEY & Co. IU S. INlalr. St. Fine Footwear Wo ' havo nddod to our business a laige and complete lino of Trunks and Oagjs and will dovoto o.ur entire spcond floor to this department. We are showing a largo and most carefully selected line of HOLIDAY FOOTWEAR I New i 1 Upright I I Piano I I $175 j S 10.00 down. ; 6.00 per month. a 1 1. B. Smith I I 220 S. Main st. For Local Farmers. ? Better MarkeUFor Their a Products. : Akron CanniirafCompany Organized With a Capita i Stock of $25,00fJ. m trect - aalpig at '- a'Akron; t - . nw. 4tvi!SV-vJ Tho Akron Canning company is the titlo of a 110V company, organ ized by Akron capitalists, and in corporatednat Columbus, with a capital of $25,000. Information Is given the Demo crat that tho company will, erect a large canning factory at Akron, which will furnish a ready market for Summit county's form products. Farmers in this'locallty will bo In vited to carry on special Hues of cul ture on tho in tides to be most iu de mand by tho now factory. Tho company's factories will not be limited to Akron. LAST LINKS. POSTPONE D-Prof. h. V. Eg bert's lecturo, to have boon given Monday night at the Unlvorsallst church has lioen postponed until Jan. 22. This adjournment wrs necessi tated by tho many attractions which crowd themselves Into tho holiday week. BUILDING PERMITS Decem ber 18, W. C. LUloy, frame house on Goodrich st.; December 15, Robert Mitchell, frame, addition on Hal stead st. K. O. T. M. OFFICERS At the last regular review of Copley Tent, officers wore elected as follows: H. S. Swlgart, commander; R. It, Gar man, lieutenant commander; W. W. Field, recoid keeper; Alonzo Ar nold, finance keeper ; Dr. R. B. Long, chaplain; Dr. II. Chapln, physician; O. E. Ruoklo, master arms; Frank Gardner, sergeant; John Rucklo, first guard; C. 13. Francisco, second guard; O. D. Mills, sentinel; Charles Faublo, picket. Plant t&mmwa ramr. 1 Nlw Dp&rfNiGnt ELECTRIC Flyers to Barberton. Cars Will Make Run In 18 Minutes. Northern Ohio Traction Company's Survey. Double Track Through Private Property. Two Cities United Big Thing For Akron. The Northorn Ohio Traction com' pany Is going to carry passengers be tween Hall's Corners, at Akron, and the Inn, at Barberton, in 18 minutes This will equal tho time of tho steam cars, with the advantage that electric car passengers will be land edntmoio convenient points In the two cities and can catch cars at more convenient times. For the last sis weeks the com pany's engineers have boen quietly at work survoying lines through prf vate property, starting at points on South Main st., south of Falor's Crossing, and continuing to Barber' ton, the object being to find the route nnd levels best adapted to the com pany's plan of rapid transit between tho two cities. It is understood that tho favorite of the three routes eliminates all necessity of curves and grades, short' ening the-dlstanco ,to the minimum and giving the company opportunity to crcnto a road-bed that will com pare favorably as to levels with the steam railways. The right of way calls for a double line of track, wh'loh, completed, will connect with the South Main st. tracks, enabllug the company to run cars eithor way between Hall's Cor nors at Akron and tho business quarter of Barberton In 18 minutes! It Is announced that the road-bod is to be equipped with the best ma terial that can be obtained; and tho cars, of tho latest improved kind, will bo capableof developlnga speed of upwards of sixty miles nn hour. With tho running time of olectrio cars reduced to 18 minutes, Akron and Barberton will be a closer united socially and commoiclally than ever, Bachtol property, on Water street Dotwoon ixcuango anu uowery, lor salo at private sale. Appralbed nt $1,350.00. Can bo sold at $900 $300 down, $300 In one year and $300 In two years, 0 per cent interest, se cured by mortgage. F. M. ATTERHOLT. Assleneo. Akron Sav's Bank Bldg. nee iu-i wk DISCUSSION The Art and HIsT tory club will meet Thursday with Mrs. William Murdooh, S. Broad' way. "Heredity of Genius" will bo dlbcussod. Mrs. In M. Miller will lead. Call at 230 South Howard st. and get fresh candy, nuts, fruits and all Kinua 01 ooniectionery goods. Tho best In market. Prices right. O. O. SHEHBONDY. For Tollable Shoes nt bottom prices COU on U.A. JlUljt.UWAV, E. IMIPSJIMEV & CO. 114 S. rvitaln St. LATE LOCALS. Bishop Wm. A, Leonard, of Cleve land, will conduct confirmation serv ices at St. Paul's Episcopal church, Wednesday evoning at 7 o'clock. Quito a' large class will be confirmed. $ Diamond Match stock slumped at Chicago, Monday, falling from 128 to 118. None of tho Akron interests were affected. The Municipal Reform meeting, under tho auspices of tho Chamber of Commorce, to bo addressed by Hon. Edw. KIbler, of Cincinnati, will be held at tho the Unlversallst church, Wednesday evening, Dec. 27. Mr. Clarence Ott and Miss Elva Trltt, both of Western Star, wero united in marriage by Rev, B. Hushour at the M. E. parsonage, Now Portage. A case of dlptheria has caused tho quarantine of the homo of Dr. B. C. Chandler, at Barberton. Dr. Chand ler has his offlco in the new Walsh block, this city. Tho officials and stockholders of tho Star Drilling & Machine com pany will hold a mooting Wednes day. It is proposed to increase the capital stock $200,000. Tho money will bo used in building new addi tions to the factory. After Jan. 1, B0 extra men will be employed. WHOLESALE Slaughter of Birds. Hunters Killed-2,253 .InaJ)ay, . Copley's Marksmen Win Annual Trophy. Sharon Hunters Defeated In Sparrow Hunt. Banquet Will bo . Served Friday Night. It Is tho custom of the young men of Copley and Sharon townships to havo an annual sparrow hunt the sldo killing the least birds to give an oyster supper to tho victors. There were 00 on a sido in Satur day's hunt and they killed 2,253 birds. Will find a At the Corner Store. Silks Dress Patterns Kid Gloves Table Linens Furs Jackets Capes Tli y pliasn UpEi iOT - J. iiinsuiias wmms Bric-a-Brac In Endless Variety. PRICE ONE CENT Fairies aro "shod with light," j3kK but i&l VICI KID x & wearers are shod with lightness. Tho marvel is thatkidao fine and soft can bo so tough and durable nnd wet-proof. Robert II. Foor dcrer alone has tho secret of Vici Kid, and of Vici Dressing and Vici Polish. During tho week we have a ladies' maid teaching at thestoro the right way to dress shoes, and giving valuablo hints as to tho care of them. Thoso who learn the lesson wo teach get greater satisfaction and double wear from their shoes. SHOE DEPARTMENT. M. O'Neil & Co. Do not forget those Gold Rings Of exceptional patterns and other , Jewelry ' -AT- 154 S. PIain St Don't delay, as our floor spaco is limited. The Jeweler. Copley won, having a total of 1,233 birds; Sharon 1,018. The hunt takes place in Copley swamp, where the birds are so num erous as to be destructive to the crops. Copley's hunters will bo tendered a banquet at Sharon Friday night. splendid assortment of O Rugs Carpet Sweepers Lace Curtains Portieres Scarfs Table Spreads - siraisse Co. 1 5 ,- -k'r.,1. -.. 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