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AERON DAILY DEMOCRAT
VOLUME 11 NUMBER 146.
AKRON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 8, 1902.
PRICE ONE CENT.
The Nation Awaits the
Next Important Move.
No Prospect of an
Of the Reading Railroad, tho lender of
Wilkcsbarrc, Pa., Oct. 8.-Pre3ldcnt
Mltchess returned from Buffalo at 3
o'clock tils morning. Ho has written
a letter to Presldont Itoosevelt in
which he states that ho cannon accede
to the President's proposition. In regard
to calling oft tho strike, hut Mr. Mitch
ell says that, -while ho has outlined
his reasons for this decision, ho does
not think it proper to mako them public
until the President has received his
Buffalo, Oct. 8. Tho confercilto bo-
Johnson Is Genuinely Sorry That
Hanna Has Backed Wafer.
Orrville, O., Oct. 8 A featuro of a
great meeting addressed by Mayor
Johnson and Rov. Herbert Blgelow
here last night was a challenge issued
by Rov. Bigelpw or a joint debate
.with Secretary of Stato Laylln, his op
ponent. Tho challengo is for a dis
cussion of tho issues of tho present
Rov. Blgelow said ho would hold tent
meetings in Hamilton county for six
days later In the campaign, and lnvit
Od Mar. Laylin to bo present at any or
all of theso to discuss tho questions of
home rule, equal taxation and any
other Issue of direct Interest to tho
people of Ohio.
Mayor Johnson, in tho course of his
speech, expressed great and genulno
disappointment that Senator Hanna
had withdrawn his challenge which bo
issued'to tho Mayor at Stoubenvillo to
discuss the tariff question. He
said ho had hoped that tbo
Finally Caused Louis Zittle to Take
His Own Life.
Louis Zittle, aged 45 years and
unmarried, died Tuesday afternoon
from tho affects of a larga doso of
raorphlno ha had taken Monday
night, probably .with suicidal intent.
Zittle had been despondent for some
time, to such an extent that Mrs,
William Payne, his sister, with whom
ho lived at 158 West South st, and
other relatives noticed it on several
occasions. Ho was a rubber worker
and had met with several accidents
which had thrown him out of work
tlmq after time, and caused him much
worry, and it is believed that tho
taking of his own life was tho direct
result of worry.
He took a large dose of morphine pn
tween tho committee nppolnted by tbo
National Manufacturers' Association
and President Mitchell and his lieuten
ants, held yostorday afternoon did
not result in any definite plan being
agreed upon, for tho partial resumption
of work in tho anthraclto fields, but
tho members of the manufacturers'
committee stated that they wero great
ly pleased with the progress mado.
Tho fact that communication was
established with tho operators by long
dlstaiico telephone and an appointment
mado to meet a committee representing
them in Philadelphia today, Is looked
upon as significant, as it has been an
nounced by members of tho manufac
turers' committoo that there existed no
understanding with tho operators prior
to this mooting, and no step In that
direction would bo takon until tho ne
gotiations with President Mitchell
reached a state whero such a mooting
would promlso results.
Now York, Oct 8. Coal is being
sold to tho East Sldo poor at 30 cents
a pall today. Sales agents of tho var
ious coal roads are taking no orders.
Dotrolt, Oct 8. Senator Mason, of
Illinois, ex-Senator Wm. Chandler and
W. 0. P. Breckeuridge, of Kentucky
nro hero among others to attend tho
interstate coal strike conference. De
troit metal trades cmployors,40 in num
ber, met last night, and adopted res
olutions denouncing the coal miners
and upholding tho operators.
Senator would dibcuss other is
sues of nearer and moro vital Inter
est to tho people of Ohio during thts
present campaign. Ho said that ho also
hoped that Mr. Hanna might consent
to a discussion of tho great Republican
watchword, "stand pat." Mayor John
sou also told tho crowd that this was
tho last chance to hiss him out of)
Wayne county, according to tho pro
phecy of Representative Wells,, but
Instead of being hissed, ho was cheer
ed. About 3,000 nttended tho meeting.
It was the second meeting in Wayno
county, and the aggregate attendance
of tho two is 0,000. At tho last ceo,,
sus Orrville fell somewhat short of
2,000 population. A crowd of 3,000
within the tent was therefore very
complimentary. Farmers from every
township of tho eastern half of Wayno
county wero encouraged by the bright
weather to hitch up and come to Orr
ville. retiring Monday night, and lost con
sciousness almost immediately. His
condition was soon discovered and
Dr. II. O. Theiss was summoned.
When ho arrived It was found that ho
had been called too late, for though
ho worked hard with Zittle, tho latter
did not regain consciousness, and died
Zittle was a member of Akron
lodge, I. O. 0. F., and had a largo
number of friends aud acquaintances
in Akron, no had lived hero prac
tically all his life. The funeral ser
vices will bo held at tho resldenco of
Mrs. Payne, 1B8 West South ut,
Thursday at 1:80 p. m, Interment
in Mt, Peace, cemeerj;, .,
Faiher Cleveland "Judging from the speed they're getting up, there'll
swhen, they reach my town."
May Be Com
Joint Conference Com
mittee Is at Work
And Final Action Is Likely This
Columbus, O, Oct. 8. Lato Tuesday
a joint conference committee ;tfas ap
pointed by Lieut Gov. Gordon and
Speaker McKinnon, as follows: For
tho Senate: Messrs. Longworth, of
Hamilton; Harding, of Marlon; Patter
son, of Plko; Archer of Belmont; Har
ris, of Ashtabula.
For the Houso: Messrs. Comings, of
Lorain; Gnerin, of Brio; Denman, of
Lucas; Cole, of Hancock; Sharpe, of
The municipal code question is now
in the hands of this committee, and
in all probability, its report when sub
mitted to both brandies of tho Legis
lature, will bo enacted Into law. The
Senate has passed a municipal code
bill. This measure has been amended
by tho House so as to Include tho Ideas
of a majority of tho members of that
body. Tho conference committee must
agree upon a compromise between the
House and Sonato plans.
Tho committee began work this
morning and will probably bo ready ot
report not later than Saturday. The
one great point of difference between
tho Houso and Senate plans, namely,
that of tho form of government for mu
nicipalities, will bo settled by a simple
provision, which will allow city coun
cils to ostnblish elective boards or
electlvo single heads for the various
municipal departments. The only other
important diffcrencesjo be settled will
bo on tho civil service provisions, the
Guorln compulsory arbitration amend
ment, and the form of governmnot for
In tho appointment of tho members
of the Conference committee many am
bitions wore blasted, and many hopes
wero dashed to the ground. It was
generally known who tho members
of the Scnnto Conference committee
would be, so tho formal announcement
of tho names occasioned little sur
prise. Tho Democrats felt highly In
sulted that nono of ther number was
appointed and were somewhat angered
at this apparent neglect on the part of
Lieutenant Governor Gordon, but as
no Democrat voted, for the code bill
when it passed the Senate, Governor
Gordon only followed precedent when
ho refused to appoint as members of
tho committee men who wero not in
favor of the measure which the com
mittee Is appointed to consider. It
is also noticeable that In the Houso one
Democrat Mr. Sharpe, of Fairfield,
was appointed on tho Conference com
mittee. Mr Sharpe voted for the bill
when it passed the House Tuesday.
There was bad feeling between Re
publicans and Democrats In tho Houso
yesterday afternoon after tho code bill
had been disposed of. School boys
would havo acted more decorously than
did some of the members. Tho after
noon session closed with a straight
political flght between both, skjes of
With tho sections relating to the
Judicial branch of municipal govern
ments, eliminated, tho amended Nash
code was passed by tho House Tue
day morning. The reason for the elim
ination of tho judicial sections was
that they required a two-thirds vote.
These sections, were, therefore, strick
en from the bill, and offered in the
form of a separate measure. .
As wa expected, all of those Demo
crats who voted against thocuratlve
act voted against the municipal codo
bill because it contained the ouratlvo
amendment With the exception of
Representative Gear, of" Wyandot coun
ty, and Representative Earbart, of
Richland county, all of the Democrats
who voted for tho cumtlvo act voted
for tho code bill whott it camo up for
final passage. Tho Democrats voting
for the measure weroi Messrs. Sharpe,
of Fairfield; Wells, of Wayno; Cly
burn, of Highland; Collier, of Holmes;
Gehrott, of Henry, and Parthlngton,
of Shelby. Mr. Enrbart, of Richland,
was not in the House at tho time the
vote was taken, and some of his
colleagues were unkind enough to say
that he "ducked."
Tho House , Committoo on Code,
through Its chairman, Representative
Cqmings, of Lorain, reported the Sen
ate code bill to tho Houso, amended
so that It was tho Houso bill. In or
der to give the Democrats an oppor
tunity to go on record In favor of
so-called "home rule," Representative
York offered his "homo rule" municipal
cede bill as a substitute for the amend
ed Seuato bill. It was defeated by a
vote of 5G to 32, the House dividing on
strictly party lines. Tho amended
Senate bill was then voted on, the re
sult being 02 for and 28 against As
the bill contained tho sections relating
to tho establishment of PoIIco courts
In cities, thus requiring a two-thirds
vote, of all members elected to the
House, the Speaker declared the bill
defeated. The vote was then reconsid
ered, and Representative Comings of
fered an amendment striking out all
the judicial sections. Another vote
was then taken on the bill, and it was
passed by a Aoto of 01 to 23, only a
majority vote being necessary. Rep
resentative Comings immediately In
troduced the Judicial sections in tho
form of a separate bill, and under a
suspension of rules It was read three
times and passed.
At the afternoon session tho mem
bers of the House by a vote of 80 to
0 voted to pay themselves In advance,
their salaries for next year, amounting
to $000 each.
Sought by a Husband.
Sensational Suit Was
Mr. Eugene Wallace, formerly with
Central Union Telephone,, Company,
brought suit late Tuesday afternoon
in Common Pleas court against Mr.
A. W. Maynes, for $10,000, claimed to
bo due as damages.
The petition was withdrawn from the
flies as soon as the caso was docketed.
Tho cause of action is understood to
bo nllenatlon of affections,
The parties to tho action are prom-
inont in Akion society. Mr. Wallace
lives at 20T Perkins st and Mr. Maynes
at 210 Adolph ave.
Tho Democrat was told today that
an effort had been made prior to tho
filing of tho suit to settlo ''the matter
by payment of $500 to Mr. Wallace.
Attorney Frank H, Waters repre
sents the plaintiff.
To Attend Ohio
Many Delegates Are
Visiting Pastors to Preach Here
Ministers and delegates to the Ohio
synod of the Reformed church began
arriving In the city nt noon Tuesday.
It is expected that nearly all will be
hero for the opening of tho synod tills
evening in the Grace Reformed church.
Dr. L. B. O.. Lahr, the retiring presi
dent, will preach the opening sermon.
Rev. O. L. Alspach, pastor of tho
Grace Reformed church, has completed
arrangements to hae a number of the
city pulpits occupied by visiting min
isters of the Reformed church on Sun
day. Among the pulpits which havo
The Men In Akron's Recruiting Office
For the Navy.
Two "Jackles," a boatswain and a
hospital steward, of the United States
navy attracted much attention on Ak
ron's streets, Tuesday morning, but to
those who visited the postofilce thero
was no longer any mystery about tho
presenco In Akron of theso seafarers.
for outside the postoluco thero are
numerous bills and statements of "men
wanted,'1 and Inside, upstairs, a re
cruiting station for the navy has been
opened and will remain open for two
weeks. The following classes of en
listed men are wanted: Seamenv ordi
nary seamen, landsmen, shipwrights,
blacksmiths, plumbers and fitters, sail-
makers' mates, first and second class
machinists, third class electricians,
bollermakers, coppersmiths, first and
second class firemen, landsmen for yeo
men, coal passers, hospital stewards,
hospital apprentices (first class) hos
pital apprentices, officers' stewards,
officers' cooks, mess attendants,
ship cooks, fourth class; musicians,
first class; musicians, second class; bu
glers and second class bakers.
J. W. Angus, boatswain, has charge
of tho office. With him are 0. W.
Sherry.hospital steward and examining
ONLY A JOKE.
Police Department Must Continue to
Stay In the Cellar.
On Wednesday morning a motion to
tho effect that tho headquaitors of
tho Police department bo removed to
tho rooms now occupied by tho Health
department, In tho City Hall, and tht
Health department headquarters re.
moved to the ropms now occupied by
tho PoIIco department .was voted on
jby, the City( Commissioners. The mo
be something doing
been offered to tho visiting ministers
are: First Church of Christ First
Baptist First Congregational, First
Methodist Woodland M. E., Trinity
Luthoran, Trinity Reformed and Ger
Alfred Jones, Soldier Boy. From
Akron, Likes the Service.
Alfred Jones, of this city, ,who served
through the Cuban campaign with
Company B, Eighth O. V. I., and af
terward re-enlisted in tho Twenty
third Infantry and saw much service
in tho Philippines, will bo in Akron
for a short visit in less than two
weeks. His enlistment will exylre
Oct 15. Jones was promoted to be if
sergeant during his Philippine service,
and will re-enllst after a short visit
with Akron friends and relatives. He
'States that he likes the servlco and
Ttill be able to retain his rank of ser
geant when ho re-enlists.
Mr. B. Kentz has been appointed su
pervisor for sub-division No. 1 of the
C. A. & O. to succeed Thomas King,
resigned. His territory extends from
Hudson to Mlllersburg,
officer; J. Gettell, ordinary seaman, a'nd
L. Wlttman, quartermaster, (third
Boatswain Angus has been in tho
navy for many years, though still a
young man. He took part 'or the
United States, in service at tho scene
of tho Chinese-Japanese war, aboard
tho Baltimore. For excellent service at
that timo and during a terrible ty
phoon through which tho Baltimore
passed, Angus was made boatswain.
During tho Spanish-American war An
gus commanded tho tug Leyden, which
saw much active service about Cuban
and Porto RIcan ports,
''The navy needs men," said Boats
wain Angus, Tuesday. "New ships are
continually being put in commission
and the enlistments of men now in
servlco expire from time to time.
There aro many chances to work up.
"The best chance, however, la for
boys between 15 and 17 years old.
They can bo enlisted as apprentices,
are well taken care of and if they have
the ability, it is possible for them to
eventually become admirals." Tho of
fice was successful in Springfield and
many men were enlisted thero.
tion carried, Mr. Houser being flio
only ono who voted against it, Later
tho record was removed from the
book, thus leaving the situation undls-
turned. In commenting on tho matter,
Mr. Ilouser said, "I think It was done
for a joko. Tho Ohjef was before tho
Board, complaining about having no
Dragged Into the.
I ll, -?
Although They've Notlv?1 ;fj
ing to Gain by It 1
Friends of Mn Wife
More Preparation For Johtuon
Meeting, October 16.
Tho O. O. P. in Summit county must
be in very bard Hum, when forced to
drag its Restore into the thick of the
fight to explain that this or that lead
er is old enough for battle. In olden
times and In fact, all through tbo his
tory ox, maniana too business of a
Nestor has bean to keep himself ex'
tenslvely away from the field of bat
tle. Never before has ho been called
upon to leave his fireside and brave tho
hazards of war by not only going upon ,
the battlefield but also wading to the
front to bolster up somo shivering,
beardless youth by telling him that' ho '
is old enough to bo on deck.
And thero is also a great difference "
between the Nestors of oldoa tlmea ,
and those of today. In days agone, ft
was thought that a Neitor who could
give good advice -was also worthy o
some remuneration, a high offlco, or' '
some such consideration. Homer is
dlcates In the Bllad that a great deal of
fuss was mode over the Greek Nestor
on account of tho good counsel he was
able to shell out and later, in tho
Odyssey, he was described as siillrnl
lng over Pylus. Very beautiful lessonl
He was appreciated. The Greeks
didn't believe in fishing him out and.
making a big fuss over him only when
they were up against it and then plac
ing him back on the shelf when the
trouble was over, until needed again.
They kept him before tho people all
the time, and had him interviewed by
a reporter on the Athens Bee Jay every;
little while, whether his opinions wero
needed or not They did this so he
wouldn't fall dead with surprise when
he was actually called upon fo bi
oplnlon. And to keep him in a but
mor for giving advice, he was reward
ed with offlco, and mado to feel een
tlnually that he was the whole thin
But such Is not the case with, Ctw
G. O. P. of Summit county. It pays
no attention to Its Nestors until every,
other battlement is torn down, then it
remembers tho old warriors who a,ctu
ally did something for the party, and
they axe yanked to the field faster thaix
a hired man going to dinner. How
ever, a Nestor serving without payi
does not as a rule hurt himself giving
advice. But, of course, he can't heln
remarking that after a man gets into
a flght, he doesn't need to get out of
it merely on account of his age. Ifl
he is able to deliver tho goods, he ought
to keep on fighting and say nothing
about It If he can't of course things
are different He may then hem and
haw and squirm about his ago, and try,
to excuse himself on any; kind of
Not a great deal, however is said
by the G. O.'P. about its Nestors when"
they are out for something for thorn
selves. Their advice then is not taken;
no attention is paid to their claims.
It is only when the Nestors can bo
used for somebody else that they aro
dragged from their fireside. Except
on the eve of an election, they aro a
Job lot of turn downs.
Several of the Nestors of the (Sum
mit County Bar wero called to tho
headquarters of the Republican Coun
ty Executive committee a few days
ago, for tho purpose of having them;
talk. They woro each to make a few.
bright remarks that could be worked
op as quotations in n, folder to be used,
for tho benefit of tho young candidate
for Probato Judgo. It was about tlo
same as talking Into a phonograph to
make records, only in this case tho
record will be a folder. Its aim will
be to reply to tho folder of the Demo
cratic candidate for Pxobato Judge,
Relative to the folder, howevev, there
Is ono thing certain It will contain"
(Continued on second page)
THE WEATHER: v
FAIR AND WARMER TONIGl'