VODUME 11 NUMBER 164.
AKRON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 29, 1902.
PRICE ONE CENT.
TRYING TO BRIBE
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Candidates to Strengthen
Senator "Billy" Turns His Back on
' Gook County Republican Ticket.
'Obleago, Oct 20. Before nn audlenco
of 5000 persons, In the Auditorium last
evcnlngi'Sentttor, Wm. B. Mason turned
his' back, on the Republican county
ticket. ' ' ' ' '
Senator Mason denied that ho had
declined to spenk In the interest of
the Republican ticket, because, ho said,
ho had never been asked to do so. Ho
had been infdrmed by ,Win. Lorlincr,
ho saldrthnt ho would not bo permitted
to speak for him or tlio ticket
The sensation promised for the
evening was the declaration by J. B.
Dawson, of- Morris, Grundy county, in
dependent Republican-, legislative can
didate' from the twentieth district, that
an attempt had been made to bribe
him to withdraw in tha, Interest of Ed
ward Curtis, Republipau candidate,
and of Mr." Hopkins, who seeks to
succeed Mr." Mason in the Senate. In
ALL HOPE GONE.
Machine Tries to Crawl Out of Ditch
byaying Democracy Has Quit.
It js understood that the Republican
organ hls evening will contain an un
usually large story in continuation of
the'.cbarge that the Democracy of Sum
tnlf county is disheartened and ready-
to Drentt ranns. oucn a siory in mti,
anything in the shape of a "roorback,"
coming from the frightened opposition,
will contain no surprise for the Dem
ocrats. Tills is an old thread-bare tac
tic of our friends, the enemy, and the
voters should bo too wise to give it
The motive of these charges Is very
obvious. Since the G. O. P. is offering
no relief from conditions complained of
by tho people and since the party lntho
state is owned by a boBS and one man
In Summit county presumes to bo tho
wholy party a number of the Independ;
nt Republicans are showing a dispo
sition to 'vote with the Democrats this
fall on principle. That this Is greatly
feared by the G. O. P. politicians is
'seen.by their frantic efforts to convince
such persons that there is no hope for
victory In the Democratic ranks this
Necessary to Make
The .City Engineering department is
now busily engaged with preliminaries
to.therenumberlng of houses. Ten men
are at work and they will be obliged
to" continue their labors outside for a
month, after which maps of tho var
ious streets will be completed. It is
necessary that overy housebe located.
Numbers are allowed for overy 20 feet,
starting with No. 1. Market st divides
Will Be Denser Than
Burn No Hard Coa
This Winter. '
Thero will apparently bo little hard
coal burned In Akron this winter, for
the reason that the coal can not bfc
obtained. At local coal offices it was
stated Wednesday that tho outlook
for securing anthracite coal was very
poor. Tho orders of tho lqcal 'dealers
for hard coal have been filed along
with a multitude of others and when
they are reached by the operators
they will bo filled. No promises aro
mnde, however, that the orders will
bo reached this winter.
In tho soft coal department the
prices remain unchanged Blnco the
last advance and the local dealers
Introducing the speaker, Senator Ma
son declared that ?GO00 had been offer-"
cd Mr. Dawson to withdraw and that
E. O.' Love had been had been offorcd
$1,500 to bring about the. proposed com
pact. Senator Lcn Small, of Kankakee
county, was mentioned diroctly In Mr.
Dawson's charge,. whlie,n, statement la-
sued by Love 'involv-os Small, Curtis,
Hopkins and Governor Yates. Love's
declaration tells of a personal offer
of $500 from Hopkins, hi addition to an
offer of $1,000 which he declares Small
made hm for his work in a proposed
attempt to get Dawson to leave the
field open to Curtis. It is alleged' by
Love that in the course of the negotia
tions, 'which1 began two weeks ago,
Small claimed to have been authorized
by Governor Yates to increase the
first offer made, that of a brl.bp' of ?3,
000 for Dawson, to $5,000, thjs t6 be
paid from tbo state campaign fund.
fall. In thlB way they try to get them
to stay in line.
But tho rank and file of the people
In the county are, too wise and intelli
gent to be humbuggd by such tac
tics. They know "that the .Democracy.
of Summit county was never morehar-
monious or more strongly united, and
they are observing that tho G.- O. Pv
has not been so badly frightened for
years. You can set it down that every
candidate on tho Democratic ticket
Is working hard to wlni and that he Is
receiving splendid encouragement ev
It must also be plain to the voters
that the G. 0. P. is getting nnjlous for
the contest to end. They have ex
hausted every tactic and each one has
been driven home to roost. Now they
arc confessing their weakness by the
shabby and false statements that the
Democracy has given up. There will
positively be no let-up by the Demo
cratic candidates until the polls close
Tuesday evening. Each one of them
believes honestly that he ' will be
Street In the City
the city north and south; and 'Main and
Howard sts east and west, -The nUm
berlng will begin at.the division lines.
This is a larger task,, than might ordi
narily bo supposed owing to tho fact
that many of the profiles of streets
were "burned up In tho old City Hall:
It is tho intention, of the Engineering
department now to make a map of ev
ery street in the city. 1
say that it will not bo lowered for tho
present at least.
Susan B. Anthony Attends Fun
eral of Mrs, Stanton.
Now York, Oct. 201 Although not
at all ablo to bear the fatigue of a
long Journey, Susan B. Anthony has
como from 'Rochester fo Now York
to be present at the funeral of Eliza-;
beth Cady Stanton.' .
"I shall be with her n( tho very
last," she said to one who suggested
that It might not be wise for her to
go. "Sho would have conie If she
possibly could, If I had died 'first."
Miss Anthony Is stopping with hor
nephew, 'Arthur ,3Ioher in. this city.
Mr. Miller's Successor.
Georco II. Collier, chief Stnto Hr.
amlner of Stationary Engineers, has
amiumieu' j. a. .Manning, or Asuta
bula, Deputy Examiner o? the Fifth
district, to succeed Elmer A Miller,
of Akron, who recently resigned to
accept another position,
He Shied Like' a Colt When
Strange Man Approached,
Cleveland, O., Oct. 20 Senator Han
na.ls driven to veriest desperation by
the Johnson campaign In Cuyahoga
county, and personalities aro a feature
of every meeting he addresses. Night
before last he said: "There are no Is
sues." Last night he said tho munici
pal code and three cent fares were Is
sue's, and called Mayor Johnson names.
Spdaking of three-cent fares Senator
Hanna entered Into nn explanation of
what his own street railroad and the
lines of the Big Consolidated havp
done In the city of Cleveland. "Wo
paid $2,020,000 for the old cable road,'!
he said. '"Bonds were Issued that don't
earn a dolar of capital because It has'
all gone Into, the scrap heap. We have
gone at this purely to meet the needs
of 'the people nnd not from tho stand
point of dividends. We have extondd,
nnd ae extending lines wherever., nee'r
essary wlththc people's Interests In
view nnd with absolutely no regard
for the returns. I must apologize for
going into those details, but this bust,
ness scorns nowto be an Issue." ,
This last statement of Senator Han
na caused' some .comment In the audi;
once because of the fact that In h'
first speech made at Gray's armory
Senator Hanna said emphatically that
he would" not nllow Mayor Johnson tq
make nn Issue 'out of the street rail
At the conclusion of his nddross,
Senator Hnnna was approached upon
tho platform by Fred Denzler, who
asked permission to ask a question.
"What Is your name?" demanded,
At this point Judge Dlssette assured
Mr, Hanna that Denzler was, "ail
right" and did not propose to ask' any
"All right,'' replied Hanna." "X
thought you were ope of Tom Jphn
so'n's stool pigeons."
penzler then, on behalf of tho jadles
of Glcnville, presented Mr. Hanna
with n beautiful cluster of chrysan
themums. Senator Hanna apologised,
to Mr. Denzler and accepted tho flow
ers, saying, "God bless tho Jadles,','
From GlenvllleSenntor Hanna vmt
to Stocko's hall, corner Wlllsoiijave,
and 8t Clair st., whoro Congressman.
Burton was addressing a good sited
meeting on national Issues. The tij,.
ui;u-t- was composeu jargwj as niflfl
(From tho Glovelaad Plain -Dealer. )
who were employed In the) mills and
Senator Hanna , received fa rather
boisterous reception. Of particular
Interest was his defense of tho Codo
bll. in .which he employed much the
same argument that he used at the
Newburg meeting. He did not at-;
tempt to discuss different sections
of the code, but commented upon It
as a vfhole as being "A -most' excel
lent piece of legislation and the best
possible, code that could have been
t ramedv under thc .ch:curoBtaMvs.
Why," he"satnr?-"'the code Is ilio'nP'
bodlment of home rule."
Senator Hnnna then asked the mill
workers to;- wait vand see how .they
lilted tfae code. He told them that
.If, tfiey did not like It they could go
to Columbus at tho next session of
the Ieplslturc and their expressions
would bo given careful consideration.
"And here I want to charge that the
municipal code lifts been misrepresent
ed, aud distorted by all the dema
gogues and Democrats on the, stump."
Senator Hanna referred only briefly
to. Mayor Johnson at this meeting, say
ing tl;at "Johnson's claims are all
Season Opened by
-A recital of modern violin .music
by Mss Caroline Barter,- of Canton,
asslsteji by Mr. Carey E.' 'McAfee,
pianist, of Wooster, for the study
section" of the Tuesday Musical club,
marked, the formal opening of the sea
son of that organization In the Sun
day School rooms of the First Baptist
church'. Tuesday afternoon. The re-
cjtal yvas In all respects excellent.
Mss Barter possesses unusual talent
which haR been cultivated to a degree
making her it thoroughly accomplish
ed vlpllnlst. Mr. McAfee played with
her perfectly. For' several years he
has been In the front rank, both as a
pianist and organist, and, both he and
Mbs ijprter will bo welcomed in Ak
ron, nt nnv "ro
'Tueadny evening Miss Hartcr, Mr.
McAfee, Mrs. F. A. Selberllng and
Mrs. Ouas. McDonald, of Cleveland,
took part In an enjoyable, muslcalo at
tbo home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A.
Barnes, Adolph ave.
The first evening concert of the
Tuesday club will bo given Nov. 17,
whori the I'lttsburg orchestra, assist
ed' by' the mixed chorus of the club,
wl( appear. The second concert will
be a sc'S recital by Mr. Herbert
Witberspoon, A concert by tho Phil
harmonic String Quartet of Clqvelaud,
.assisted; by Mr. Chas. Bassett, pianist,
and Mr, Narovec, clarlonettlst, will
b tho, third event. Tho fourth con
cert .win in? given by wpH J?pown, so
;iol and tho mixed," piiarus, nnd the
fifth wjll be the usual May concert
In Celebration of
Miners Honor the Lead-
er of Their Fight.
Parades and Balls Features of
Scrantou, Fa., Oct. 20. Mitchell day
was ushered, in with the fjrst snow
storm of the season. The weather is
quite cold but a model day for a pa
rade. Every colliery in the valley is idle
today In order to give the miners an
opportunity to celebrate the day dedi
cated to their leader.
The big parade which was plapued
for this city, however, did not take
place on the elaborate scale mapped
The demonstration this afternoon
consisted of tho local branches only,
but was a very large one at that.
All surrounding towns are having
their own celebrations, but many of
the miners went to Wllkesbarre,
where ,the principal parade was held.
Entertainments and balls will bo
held by many of the local branches
of the union throughout tho city this
New York, Oct. 20. John Mitchell,
president of the .United Mine Workers,
came here yesterday to collect some
data for thei statement he will make
to the strike arbitrators appointed by
President Rposevelt. He would only
say to reporters that he was glad tho
strike had ended.
' "What can I say?" he asked." "I
havo snld at Washington all I could
sny. I am glad that the strjke is set-,
tied and hope that everything may
he arranged 'satisfactorily."
New York, Oct. 20. Charles T.
Yerkes, .who. has just scored against
J. Plerpont Morgan In their ptrlfe for
the control pf the New London under
ground railroads,, has made a tempting
offer, to lieroert II. Vreeland, presi
dent of the Metropolitan stroet rail
way, to go to Loudon, direct tho con
struction of the new tube an manngo
the railroad when it is completed.
Mr. Morgan is still strpggllng might
ily against defeat. Next year lie will
introduce n bill Into tho House of
Commons giving facilities equal to
those, of which Mr. Yerkes has Just
PAIR TONIGHT AND UVipAY.
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ROBBERS AT WORK
But a Rifle Thrust Against His
Head Kept Him Quiet
Gardner, 111., Oct 20. With the
town marshal as an unwilling witness,
five masked men this morning blew
the safe in the Exchange bnk here
and robbed It .of $4,000. The robbers
made their escape on a,-passenger train
bodnd for ' Chicago. ; 'U wai shortly
after 2 o'clock when the five strangers,
each carrying a Winchoer,i.came up
on the marshal, who was standing a
few feet from the bank 'entrance, One'
of them thrust bis rlfifi against the offi
cer's head and ordered him,' on pain ofj
instant death, to remain quiet' and ac
company the party. He did. .
What the President of the School
The attltudo of the Akron, Board
of Education as regards permitting
members to smoke in meeting, wns
decided Tuesday night, as far as the
president of tho Board is 'conqerned.
When the mooting was railed to order,.
President Kingsbury sniffed the air
suspiciously several times, for it seem
ed to him that he detected the odor
of burning tobacco. He was unable
to locate the smoker, but .he finally
remarked: "I do not. believe t to be
'lp keeping with the dignity -of the
Board to have members - smqke in
meeting, and I request lovers of to
bacco to defer their smoking until af
ter the meeting is over." ,
Otto Myers' Reason For Swindling,
Carpenters Out of Good Money.
"I noeded the money to get mar
ried with. I had been .sick, for.a long
time, and was out of work, I wanted
to bring the woman I was to marry
here from Massillon, and I bail no
money to do It with. . That's hy I
did it." said Of to Myers, to. th,e May
or, Wednesday morning, aftqr he had
pleaded guilty to a chsrgq jf obtain
ing nioney under' false pretenses.
Myers was arraigned Tuesday morn
ing and pleaded not .guilty at that
time, but he ohanged his mind while
In prison over night; with the result
that he changed his plea when court
Myers Is tho man who obtained
money from three carpenters" a week
ago by telling them tha he was a
contractor and would give them WQrlc,
Will Not Endorse
the Cox Code.
Mayor Johnson Is Mak-
' ing Friends , .
Citizens of Ohio.
Mr. Bruck, Candidate on State
Ticket, Visits Akron.
Mr. Philip H. Bruck, of Cofuwbus,
the Democratic candidate for Dairy
and Food Commissioner, was' in the
city a short time today and'nwt d
number of his local Democratic
To a Democrat representative-; Mr.
Bruck said that the prospect of ft
Democratic victory in Ohio next Tues
day is very bright
"Mayor Johnson has aroused the en
thusiasm and interest of Jhe Yoteris
throughout the State inch as has not
been done since tbe memorable cam
paign of 1806," said Mr. Bruck, "and
he Is confident of winning. In Ham
ilton county the Republican leader
are smiling superciliously,, and inti
mating that Mayor Johnson's attack
upon the Democratic leaders there
will Jose the county to the. Republi
cans, but throughout the State, and
especially In Northern Ohio,. sentiment
is overwhelmingly in favor of the
"Mayor's position, as a matter of right:
The independent voters of the State
seem to realize that they have tho
opportunity this fall for which they
have' long been seeking, namely that
of supporting a leader and principles
which make no distinction between-"
offenders against the public Interests,
whether they be Democrats or Repub
licans. "The Cor Municipal Code Is making
thousands of votes for the Democratlo
party," concluded. .Mr'Brck. J0'
where is It being defended: exeppt by
those who will have a selfish interest
in Its operation, or by Republican cit
izens who are dragooned into saying
something in its bhalf to .save ant
imperiled county jticket."
The closest Congressional flghj to
Ohio, according to Mr. Brucky la la
the Capital district, where Judga
Badger, Democrat, is opposing Cyrus
Hullng. Mr. Bruck thinks. Badgei?
will bo elected, as there is consldcra.
ble resentment against the gerry
mandering of the district by'tHs lastv
Legislature. . '
A LA CARRIE. ,
Lucy rage is carrying on
Little Crusade., .
Rockford, 111., Oct. 29 Lucy Page1
Gaston is carrying on ber anti-cigar-,
ette campaign here much after the
fashion of Carrie Nation. MeQtlnj?
some young men who were etnoklns
cigarette? on a street corner, she com
pelled them to desist nnd groundlmder
her heels the weeds they tmd been us
ing. . - ' ' ."' '.' 1
I - ...'
on tho Library Job", corner -.Market
and High sts. '
William Farell, one of the carpen
ters who was defrauded of $15, was
on the stand, Wednesday morning,,
and told of the clever scheme) by
which Myers got the money, as. pr!nt-
ed In Tuesday's Democrat. He ob
tained $15 from Farrell and "then lay :
low until he was found by- the police
a week later.
With some of the money he sent' for1
the woman whom ho wag to. marry, i
She lived In Massillon and. came; hero
at his request. Now she, finds tt"t
she is left In tho lurch, for Myers '
must go to the wprkhous, where he,'
will remain for several months. Tho ',
Mayor imposed a sentence of 125 :nf,
costs and SO dayg, " ' ,
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