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' th.i'x V? ' Wiif'-u ' 'Vs. AKKON DAILY DEMOCRAT. VOLUME 10 NUMBER 172 AKRON, OHIO, THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 7, 1001. PRICE ONE CENT. PANAMA ALGER-DAVIS DISTURBANCE HAS REACHED -CLOSED INCIDENT" STAGE. BIDS TOO HIGH. lias Surrendered to the Rebellious Liberal Army. They Exceed the Estimated Cost of the New Jail. -7 1 Junta In America Assures Protection For All Foreign Interests. Now York, Nov. T.-(BpL) Accord ing to dispatches received by Colum bian Insurgents here, Panama has fallen. If this 1b true, lobols, or the Liberal party, are now la control of the city. That General Albun, Govern or of the Panama department, Is a prisoner, Is the belief of A. P. Echo vera, an active member of the revo lutionary par.y hero, to whom the following information has just como , by cable from Panama: "Govemlment has surrendered everywhere. Publish. "CORTIZZOZ." Saul Oortizzos was chief of staff In command of the troops of the Liberal party, assembling In Ohame, several mites noith of Panama. Dr. Restrcpo, head of the junta here, said today: "Let the woild know that oil foreign Interests will be protected. Harvard Barber Discriminated Against a Black Man. Boston, Nov. 7. (Spl.) Pxospeie Laflainino, tho Ilaivard batber, has been summoned to appear In the thhd district court on a charge of discrim ination against a negio Harvard stu dent. Lanammo's place of business Is hi Harvaid Square and many of his customeis are students. Tho affair occurred last Saturday DIPPER Full of Carbolic Acid. New Yorker Badly Hurt by Wife. She Attacked Him For Being Out at Night. New York, Nov. 7 (Spl) Thomas KeUey, 38 years old, lies In Eastern District hospital today with the sight of his eyes gone and his face shock lngly mutilated by carbolic acid. The attack upon him was made by his wife 'Elizabeth, he says. Mrs. Kclley Is 35. years old and was a professional nurso when she mar ried Kelley about Ave years ago. She didn't give up her woik after her mar riage. Last Tuesday night Kelley went out to look at tho election re turns. Ho retutned at midnight and iouad his wife at the front gate. Kel ley began to tell her tho lcsult of tho election and sho scolded him for going out Kelloy turned to go up tho stoop, and as he did so, he told the police, bis wife, who wore a shawl, drew from under it a dipper filled with carbolic ncld and throw It in his eyes. Kelloy also told tho polica that when bo fell his wife took out a bottle con taining moro acid and continued to douse It over his face. As ho lay on the sldowalk gi.hning, Mrs. Kelley ran away. Neighbors who, had heard Mrs. Kelley's- loud talking, went to Kelley's assistance. Kelley declared ho know of no reason why his, wife should have done what Bho did. The woman has n,ot yet been found. JOHN D. Not Powerful Enough to Secure His Man's Election. Now York, Nov. 7. (Spl.) John D. Rockefeller's candidate for highway commissioner In Mount Pleasant, iWestchcster county, was defeated by lhls Domociatlc opponent, William The Isthmus will be kept open and the Panama railroad guarded from guoillla attack, lilvcry whore Us gov ernment Is established the rights of torolgners will bo sacred." On October 20 a battle was fought at Penonome, about 50 miles from Panama In which the Liberals were victorious. They then advanced to Chorrera and Arrayan, near Panama. Fiom tho best families of Panama relnf oi cements oume to the rebel camps. On the seaside of Panama there wero threo gunboats, mounting 14 guns; the Guantan captured at Tunamaca; the Dlrlon, which recently canio into rebel hands by a mutiny of her crew and tho Vargas Santos, a new steamer, which was recently ac quired for $250,000. These vessels took part In the siege. and according to tho barber's side of the story, Thomas Biuce, a third year student, took offense because ho was not accommodated immediately upon enteilug the shop. The student says that ho was unable to get a shave, and on Monday he made a complaint at station 1, after which a summons was Issued Ilutton, who recelvod a plurality ot 24 votes. Reuben Roosa, the defeated candi date, was supported by Rockefeller because of dissatisfaction in the road work of Hutton, who has been filling tho position of highway commissioner for four yeais. BOTHA HELPED. With 600 Men He Was In Attack on Brakenlaagte. London, Nov. 7. (Spl.) General Lord Kitchener today leports that Commandant Gencial Botha with 600 men helped in the attack on tho Brit ish at Brakenlaagte, In which attack Colonel Benson, several other officers and many men were killed The Boer losses were 44 killed nnd 100 wounded. CANADA Has Taken an Inde pendent Stand. They Will Send No More Delega tions to Washington. Montreal, Quo., Nov. 7.-(Bpl.)-SIr Wilfied Laiuier, prima minister of Canada, speaking hero last night, said tho Canadian government would send no moio delegations to Washington to seek for lecipioclty. Ho believed be foio long delegations would bo coming from Washington to Ottawa for that puiposo. CARNEGIE Again Enriched the Schools of His Fatherland. Globgow, Nov. 7 (Spl.) It la an nounced that Andrew Carnegie has agreed,- on a certain coudltlon, not stated, to eieot a technical school at Galashiels, a ilouilshlng manufactur ing burgh in tho counties of Bos burgh and Selkiik, Scotland. The school will cost 100,000. FOUNDER'S DAY. Carnegie Institute Honors the Great Scotch-American. Pittsburg, Nov. 7-(Spl) Tho Car negio Instltuto will do honor to An diow Caineglo today In tho celebration of Foundei's day. Ex-President Cleveland will deliver tho .principal address, his subject being tho "ObI. gations of National Co-partnership." ikvJmS?i,-. ?vM S5 -VM Jliefiarctnaretin$PavlJ HEIDELBERG. A New President For the Tiffin College. Tiffin, O., Nov. 7. At a meeting of the boaid of legents of Heidelberg university, Rev. Dr. David J. Meese, pastor of tho First Presbyterian church of Mansfield, O., was elected to fill the vacancy in the presidency of the Institution caused by the recent death of Rev. Dr. J. A. Peteis. The new president Is a Pennsylvnnlan by birth, aged about 55 years. It is un derstood that he has signified his in tention of accepting tho position. BANQUET Post Office Employes Will Feast Their Fellows. All of tho employes of the Akron postofHce who have been promoted or whose salaries have been raised In the last two years, have arranged to give a banquet to the remainder of tho postofflco force, Saturday night The spiead la being arranged for GO per sons, and a general good time, with turkey, cranberries and tilmmlngs, is promised. JANE TOPPAN IS BREAKING DOWN. Hearing of the Accused Nurse Postponed Two Weeks Another Suspi cious Case Is to be Investigated. Barnstable, Mass., Nov. 6. Is Jano Toppan a murderess? Is Jane Toppan a modern Lucretla Borgia, slaying with invidious poison those that trusted her, or is she the hapless victim of a train of accldeuls, the strangest and most weird that ever befell mortal woman. Miss Toppan is a trained nuiso, and for more than a decade has come and gone lu Cape Cod homes in times of sickness. Sho is a middle-aged woman, stout and Jolly, with a genial smile and a friendly manner that made fi lends for her on every side. But now It is alleged that where ever she went sudden and unexpected death went also. Suspicion wu aroused, and when in the bilef space of six weeks au entlie family, whom sho attended, all died suddenly and mysteriously, tho shadow of sus picion deepeued into the black charge of niuider, under which MJss Top pan now rests. For two months sho has been fol lowed and shadowed by detectives, and as a lesult of their investigations she was attested and biought to the Jail. Innocent or guilty, she has display ed the most lemaikablo nerve. When sho was auested sho mcicly remark ed that sho was uot suipilsed, ana follow ed tho oillcers with pel feet sang fiold. When sho was taken fiom tho red-w ailed Jail acioss to the quaint, giay stone Couit House to listen to the chaige against her, she was equal ly unmoved and pleaded "not guilty" In an unfaltering voice. Peiioually Bhe Is rather a good look ing woman, lather stout of figure, with 'a dusky skin that looks as If it might betiay u stiain of Portuguese blood aud with dead black hair ana eyes. She was neatly dressed In a black hat tiimmed with chlffoa and was altogether Uifr capable, cheery, helpful looking womau ouo would lu stlucthely thiuk of, as being tho guardian angol of a sick room, not ouo who uses her sacred calling 63 a cloak to do uiurdw. Caspar Wjsitny DAVIS' ANGER COOLS. Now that Gen Russell A. Alger has said that he did not mean Hlcbatd Hauling Davis or Qabp.r Whitney When ho spoke slightingly of tho biuvcry of some of the newspaper correspondents In Cuba In his book on tho Spanish-American war, the matter Is cousldeied a closed Inci dent. Mr. Dais' somewhat cevsshe pildo has been placated and Mr. Whitney feels just as his dear friend "Dick" does, as a matter of course. THREE Times the Capital Stock. It Has Been Paid by Standard Oil Co. In Dividends Declared During Last Ten Years. New York, Nov 7. (Spl.) Interest ing figures are always shown when the Standard Oil Trust declares a div idend. The corporation declared an eight nor cent dividend yesterday, payablo Dec-10, making a totaL ot 48 per cent for the year,, or 48,000,000 on tho capital stock. From 1891 to 1805 tho trust paid 12 per cent Then, in 1800, it Jumped to JANE TOPPAN, THE NURSE, SUSPECTED OF POISONING AT LEAST SIX PERSONS. The specific charge against Miss Toppau Is of poisoning Mis. Minnie Davis Glbbs. Uobton, Nov. 7. (Spl.) Miss Jano Toppiin, tho alleged wholesale poison er, will be arialgned In tho dlstilct couit at Bouino tomouow, but the case will not hu heaid. Auother two weeks postponement has been agieed upon, " The confinement of Miss Toppan In tho Hainstablo Jail Is already telling ou her health. It Is likely that tho for-, ymkMKBBii Qei'R'A'Al$er' 31 per cent. The next year It was 2 per cent high"!, but in 1S0S there was a reduction to !(0 per cent. In ISO'J the !53 per cent, dividend was resumed. In 1000 It Jumped to 43 and this year remains tho same. This foots up the remarkable total of 271 per cent, in dividends for 10 jears, or about Uh times the entire capital. If John D. Rockefeller owns 10 per cent, of the capital stock of the Stand, ard Oil Co. as reported, he will have reccicd In dividends for the past ten yeais something like $108,000,000. DELAY In Settling the Chinese Question. Washington, Nov. 7. (Spl.)-Speclai Commissioner RockhlU said today i "The death of LI Hung Chang may stop for a short time the settlement of the Chinese question, but will in no way prevent the carrying out of the Pekln agreement. China has suffered a great loss, and no matter what any one may say of Earl LI, It must be admit ted thnt he was the greatest Ohlneso statesman. L. mal inquest ovor the remains of Mis, Glbbs, whose niuider by poisoning Is .'.forged ngalust Miss Toppan, will bo held next week. TIiq police hao dis- coveied another suspicions ease which has been added to (ho list of those who died under JaneToppans caie. Mrs Mniy McNear, a wealthy widow of Watertown, died Dec. 28, 1800, a few bonis after Miss. Toppan had been called Into tho house to nurse her. Af terwards her clothing and money w ero missing. Tho body wll be exhumed aud examined, County Commissioners Have a Serious Problem to Solve. It may be that the County Com missioners will be obliged to re-ad-ertbc foi bids for tho construction of the new Jail, In part If not wholly. The bids were opened at 12 o'clock Thursday, but hae not yet been con sidered fully. All are high, and those for tho structuiiil Iron woik, Includ ing cells, are not within the estlmato CK'S Does Not Convince Everyone That He Will Not Run For Governor. Notwithstanding a denial by Gen. Dick In Columbus Wednesday night that he will be a candidate for Gov ernor two jeais hence, a good many of his friends hcie bellee that he will be. They reason that the Republican party leaders, Including Senator Han na, are desirous of lcwardiug him and that tho announcement of his candi dacy for the Governorship next sum mer, sometime, would save him the humiliation of having a fight on his hands for renomlnatlon to Congress as he would not be a candidate to suc ceed himself there. That he will have strong competition for congressional honors If he seeks a third term, Is cer Smashed All His Furniture It Reminded Him of Sorrow. Montclalr, N. J., Nov. 7. (Spl.) Af ter an absence of seven years, Wm. Faith came back to town yesterday and went to Mullen's storage ware house and demanded his furniture, lie paid the bill of storage, ?4C3, and then carted all his household goods to a spot under the Orange mountains. Faith then began the destruction ot everything with an as. Furniture, , TO HIS OWN John Chanler' s Trouble Over. His Great Estate Re stored to Him. Pronounced Sane by Judge White Wednesday. Charlottesville, Va., Nov. 7. (Spl.) John A. Chanler has been declarea sano and this morning he began tha tedious tabk of examining the great estate returned to him by yesteulay's decision of County Court Judgo John M. White. IIo will continue to live with his filend John Mouls at "The Oaks, Albei marie county, until his affaiis are settled, when he will go back to his ancestral place, "Castle Hill." He has recehed a sheaf of telegiams of congratulation over tho showing he made ,on tho witness stand. No word has come fiom his former w'lte, Amel ia 1th es, now the Prlucess Tioubetz- Uoy, who Is lu this countiy. The couit loom was ciowded when his case was called. Mr. Chanler told quietly and coin Inclmdy every detail of his eperlenees liom November, 1803, tho date of his commitment to tho Bloomlugdale insane najhim, un til his escape In November, 1000, ami his wandeiings under many aliases theieafter lu his eftorts to get poltle proofs of his sanity. FIe alienists nnd a dozen pcisonai fi lends testified that Chanler was sane fiom both tho professional and lay man point of view, and Judgo White of tho architect. This is accounted for by the rise in the price of Iron and steel. The bids for the other con. structlon work are also high. Threo bids wero received on each depart ment of the work. The Commissioners mot at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon with Prosecutor Wanamaker to further consider the bids. DENIAL tain unlcsa E. L. Lampoon of Ashta bula, andT. H. Glllmcr of Warren, j are persuaded to remain out of tha 1 race, and that w ould be the more dlfli- ( cult as they are already being urged to prepare for It It Is further reasoned by some of I Gen. Dick's admirers that a term or I two in the Governors office would ' make him more formidable as a candi date for U. S. Senator than he would be otherwise. There was considerable talk in local political circles Thursday that the gub. ernatorlal candidates In 1003 are mora than likely to be Mayor Tom L. John- , son and Gen. Dick. piano and all wero soon reduced to kindling wood. Talth set fire to tha material while a crowd of negroes stood by bemoaning the loss of the furniture. Faith lost his wife and child years ago and he said he wanted to forget the past. He said he had no use for the things which reminded him of his sorrow. handed down his decision almost Im mediately. NO MORE. Several Postofiices Are Wiped Off the Map. Because of rural mail delivery being extended to a part of Medina county, an order was Issued by the Postal de partment Wednesday discontinuing the postofiices at Blnke, Granger, Poe, Itemsons Corners, River Styx, Smith Road, Whittlesey aud Windfall. COSTLY RABBIT. Aen Who Killed It Fined $25 and Costs Each. for "unlawfully pursuing and kill ing one rabbit," F. Stucker and Hor ace Gilford wero fined k-o and costs iu Justice Nash's court. They wero nuestcd at the Instanco of M. S. Bas sett. At tho same time Chas. Regel and his son, Krnest Re0'el, weie ar rested on the same charge. It is al leged that they wero In pursuit of a rabbit with a dog and gun. Tbey pleaded not guilty and tho case against them nas not jet been disposed of. NEAR HOME. v Safe Blowers Got In Their WorK at Cleveland. Cleveland, Nov. 7. (Spl.) Safe ow ns lhlted the Tropical Oil Works tula moiulug, blow the safe to pieces and chased away the watchman with re solvers, but got only $15 cash and bonio checks nnd escaper. Tha ofllco was totally wiecked. The Weather: FAIR TONIGHT AND" FRIDAY; H1U1I WINDS, TURNING TO NORTU-WKST. MbJvi r6 i ! ji lut1 if, riW ..H)A.'AA..Afeft.-''-- iflVi $.!" -