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i AKRON, OHIO, SATURDAY ' EVENING, NOVEMBER 8 1902 -- ' ' VOLUME 11 NUMBER 173. PRICE ONE CENT. n w HUNDRED MEN To Go In Search of Lost Superintendent. A Lieutenant of President Hill fylay Have Been Murdered. St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 8. Superin tendent B. F. Egan, of the Grent North- rn railroad, who went hunting nt Bel- Ion, Mont, on Tuesday, hns disappear ed. President James J. Hill has di rected that 100 men be Bent into tho adjoining country to search for the missing man. Superintendent Egan's private car Iwaa sidetracked at Bolton Tuesday af ternoon. "With him was a party of Ave friends. They started out to hunt big gtmo. - AKRON REGIMENT OF UNIFORM RANK It Will Be Known as the Twelfth With Headquarters In This City. iThe Uniform Rank of tho Knights of Pythias, has been growing rapidly lH the past two years In Akron and vicinity as well as In other parts of the state. Several rcglinenU have entirely outgrown their proper size and as a result Gen. T. "W. Mlnshull, of Olevelaud, Commander of the Ohio Brigade, hrts redtfetrlcted tho state and formed two new ' regiments In north eastern Ohio. Akron Knights Loynl have been, wdrklng for the last two years for the strengthening of the or ganization nnd tho new companies which havo sprung up In this vicinity, secured to Akron a year ago Battalion Headquarters. More Is still to como to Akron. Orders hav.o now been issued by Gen. Mlnshull for tho for mation of n now regiment to bo known as the Twelfth with hoadquartors at Akron. The new regiment will consist OFFICIAL Completed by Board of Elections Sat urdayThe Exact Result. The Board of Elections finished tho Official count of last Tuesday's vote, Saturday noon. There were many minor changes made after tho mem bers of tho Board had had tlmo to go over the counts on tho piccinct poll books, and while thero was no differ ence in tho result of the election, Blight changes were mado in tho fig ures. The plurality of .Tohn Sowers, for Instance, was cut down 25 votes, giving him a plurality of 80. Clint Kline had DO votes added to ills plur- nllty on the second count, nnd so on through tho list. The figures as gten In the Democrat Wednesday morning were remarkably accurate, and In nil cases where the Board of Elections did ORDERS Were Confused by Trainmen. Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 8. A fatal collision between a work train and an I extra freight, occuired three miles cast of this city, on the Cincinnati, Ilamll- & Dayton railroad this morning. rho dead are: John Veatch and "Bud" Fox, pf Moutcsuma, Ind., nttaches of the work- train. I-The injured nTo: Kelley Klngt Montesuma, Ind. John Damo,' Monroe, O. Charles A. Buenting, engineer, Ham ilton, O. Arnold MeKlnney, fuenian, Hamil A telegram from Knllspoll received by Great Northern officials says, that it Is jiot improbnblo that Superintend ent E-gau oneountqred the bandits wljo held up the Great Northern train near Drumniond last week, and robbed it of several thousand dollars and tho rob bers thinking a posse was after them may havo killed tho superintendent His private car is still standing on tho sidetrack at Bolton, where his flvo guests arc awaiting tidings of the lost man. of tho following companies: Warren No. 103, Ravenna No. 07, Akron No. 21 and Summit City No. 60 both of Akron, Barberton No. CG and Wads worth No. 82. The new organization will be effected Nov. 15 nnd tho regiment will be placed under command pf Lieut. Col. H. V. Egbert. Majov A. D. Siegfried will continue as major in the new regiment and to him will bo assign ed the First Battalion. A second ma jor will be elected for tho Second Bat 'tulloii. During tho bummer a new company was organized nt Wads worth and one will soon materialize at Medina. Cuyahoga Falls Knights have recently organized a company, which will bo mustered on Nov. 27, and this will be niado the occasion of a fine display of the U. R. K. P. as all tho companies in this section will bo ordered out COUNT not nltar their own flguies, the Dem ocrat's announcement of the result was absolutely correct. The head of the Prohibition ticket received 377 votes in the county; So cialist 317 and Socialist Labor 74. A largo vote was cast, the total number in city and county being 10,202. Here am tliK nluralltlos of the winning candidates:- L. O. Layllu MC2 Charles Dick 1810 L. II. Winch 1500 C. W. Kllno , 1035 Fred B. Smith 1037 Z. F. Chamberlain 1439 L. B. Humphicy 1704 Jnred Barker 875 Philip Wagoner ."... 803 W. K. Pardee 124 John Sowers . , go ton, O. Robert B. Stevens, brakemnn, of tills city. Ralph Bills, brakeman, resldenco un known. Tho wreck is thought to have been caused by a confusion of orders. PIG'S SKIN Grafted Upon the Back of a Little Girl. Richmond, Vn., Nov. S.-A remark ablo cat,o of skin grafting and one that will bo watched, with interest was at tempted hore todny. j,, or(Jer to savo tho Ilfo of a ton yenr'old girl who fell into a grato lljo, a large piece of pig bkln was grafted on her hack, A space about ten or 13 inches squurc on the child's back had lo be covered to savo her. , " STILL AFTEH THE C, T. & V. Ordinance to Oust It From Ridge Street. An ordinance repealing an ordinance giving the 0., T. & V. right to occupy a portion of Rldgo st was read bcfoic Council Friday night and referred to tho Itallroad and Brldgo committee. City Solicitor Esgato explained that when tho right was granted It was with tho understanding that when tin city wanted tho portions of the stieot occupied by the railroad It could get them back. "This is in the nature of a bluff, Isn't It?" URked Mr. Sawyer. "Call It what you like," replied the Solicitor, "but vc have a perfect right to do it." Tho object ls'to get even with the O., T. $ V. for not allowing tho city the right to run a street across the tracks nt the Prune st. bridge. LOVED By All Who Knew Him, Dr. Willis Sperry Has Passed From Life. His Death Occurred In Tallmadge Friday. A good and useful life was brought to a close Frldny In tho death of Dr. Willis Sperry, which occurred at bis home in Tallmadpe. Tho causo of death was heart disease, from which Dr. Sperry had suffered for many years, and the end was calm and pain less. Dr. Sperry had reached the ago of 7!) .years. Most of his life had been spent In Tallmadge, which was his birth p)o,ce. He 'studied medicine In Cleveland, and had been a practi tioner In the old homo placo for more than 40 years. His was a kindly, lovablo nature and' his death Is sin cerely mourned by every resident of Tallmadge and hosts of ' friends throughout the county. His wife dlc'd, five years ago. Two sons, Dr. Willis' Sperry and D. E. Sperry reside at Phillips, Wis.; Mrs. Emll 0. Oltman, of Rise, Minn., and Mrs. W. A. Means, of this city are daughters of tho do ceased. Funeral services' will bo held nt tho resldenco, In Tallmadge, Monday, at 1:30 p.m. Interment in Tallmadge cemetery. li FREE MAN. Molineux Is Almost Certain of Liberty. New Yoik, Nov. 8. That Roland' B. Molineux will bo a free man by Monday night is the confident belief today of his counsel, family and the general public. Treaty Signed. Washington, Nov. 8.-Slr Michael Herbprt, Biltlsh Ambassador to the United States, and Secretary of State Hay this afternoon signed a reciproc ity treaty covering trade between Newfoundland nnd United States. The treaty provides for tho ontry into Unit ed States ports of fish from New foundland and nlso abrogates tho 11 cense formcily required of American vessels puichnslng bait in Newfound laud ports. A Great Speedway For Autos. ' Now York, tfov. 8. Long Island vil II shortly have the grcatcbt automobllo speedway in tho world. Twenty miles in length, from Brooklyn to Roslyn, 80 feet wide, and without a ciosslng ip ts. etitlrg length, it will peimltof top s peed from pistol to tape. Until tho announcement Was inadn by Vt If. Vandorbllt, Jr., recently that such n speedway would bo built, and within a short time, tho project bad been looked upon as visionary. jjj ' '- '. , ' Now, however, it Js known that not'onjy Mr. Vandeibllt, but W. 0. Whitney and a number of the members of tho Meadowbrook Hunt cjub aro luter; csted in tho scheme and will soq tha'itllaoks nothing of financial support WELCOME FortheY.M.C.A. Secretary. Akron People Gave Cordial Greeting. The Future Is ' Bright With Promise. Tho reception tendered Mr. R. G. Hooper, the general, secretary of tho Y. M. C. A.ln Rose hall Filday evening was an, event full pf promise for the success of that organization In Akron. The reception was Informal hut tho largo attendance and geneial enthus iasmespecially the (urge number of young men present aje bright omens of future prosperity for the Akron Y. M. C. A. Moreover, Mr. Hooper, on whose work so much depends, nude" n most favorable Impression upon all. He Is n young man of pleasant address, outspoken and straightforward and nnruby-pambyism has no part In his make-up. Ho understands young men and s liberal in his ideas. Th,e Board 'of Directors of the Y. M. C. A., beaded by Mr. W. A. Upham as chairman, acted as the reception com mittee and wives of tbefdirectors w ere in charge of refreshments. The dl rectors aro: Messrs. AV. A) Upham, F. W. Atterholt A. T. Durant, U. F. Houriet, E. W. Stuart, Jos. S. Benner, B. W. Robinson, S. H. Pitkin, J. II. Miller and Nathan Morse. An orchestra furnished music dur ing tho evening and a few brief ad- dtebses were made. Judge K. W. Btunit spoke in welcome to Mr. Hooper nnd tho latter responded most accept ably. He spoke in hearty appreciation of the pleasant greetings he has had in Akron and asked for co-operation In the work to bo done. Mr. J. W, Walton, of Cleveland, spoko pf what the Y, M. C. A. lus dono thero nnd said that the Chamber of Commerce, with Its 1500 members, tho greatest civic organization in Cleve land, was composed of tho city's ablest business men, nearly all of whom are nt the same tlmo In one way or another Identified with the Y. M. C. A. Mr, Hi A. Wilbur, of Columbus, Stnte Secretary of the Y. M. C. A., also spoke briefly .mil encomnglngly for tho work In Akron. Refreshments and a social good time plosed the evening. TUB WEATHER. , FAIR TONIGHT AND SUNDAY; COOLER. BeaHMEfin1 JBs&feij flHfflfl MR. R. G. HOOPER. MAYORALTY TIMBER Mr. L Miller Talked of on the Republican Side. (Special Correspondence.) Barberton, Nov, 8. Although n mu nicipal election will not bo held In Bar berton until next April, matters aro beginning to hum and friends of pros pective candidates aro working quiet ly. There seems to be little doubt but that there will be spirited contests both for the nominations and In the election. On tho Republican side the name of Mr. L. Miller, a Tuscarawas st. mer chant, Is hraid tho oftenest for May or. Mr. Miller was defeated for the nomination at the primaries last spring by Mayor Buel. When nsked about his candidacy Saturday morning, Mr. Miller said: ''The time Is too for off for me to give an expression. The talk that I will bo a candidate for Mayor is unauthor ized." FROSTY. A Cold Wave In Northwest. Temperature at Zero Point. the Middle Western States Will Also Feel It. Washington, Nov. 8. The following special bulletin was issued by the weather bureau this morning, North western cold wnve shows temperatures ranging from zero to 20 degrees below in tho British Northu est territory. Dur ing tonight and Sunday, the cold .wave will extent southward over the middle western states nnd eastward ovo the upper Misslbslppl Valley with temper ature falling to zero or below in Cen tral and Eastern Montana, North Da kota and Northern Minnesota. Heavy 'snow will fall In northern Rocky mountain districts. ONE YEAR Is Enough For Mayor Buei. (Special Correspondence.) Bnrberton, Nov. 8. Mayor Buel will not be a candidate for re-election at the spilug election, when the new government for Barberton will tnke effect. "Will you hp a candidate for re election?" His Honor wns asked Sat urday morning. "No. I have had one year. That is enough. There are a number of others here who will like to bo Mayor, and I believe In giving the other fel lows n chnuce." "What do you think of Barberton's going from n city to a village?" "It will bo a good thing," replied tho Mayor, "Under the now code, there would nave been added expense and several boards Wo have had enough trouble In the past with only ono Council." Mayor Buel expects to be gone from Batberton for several months next spilng nnd this Is nnother reason, why he no longer cares to be the official j From Brooklyn HAM AND LARD Were Promptly Thrown Away by the Stranger. . C. Baum Minus , Some Stock A clew found accidentally by tho po lice while they were making a thorough search for the burglars who entered Rohrbacher & Allen's store and Fred Laub's meat market Wednesday night, brought to light a eerlcs of incidents In which Mr. W. C. Baum, the South Akron butcher, was swindled out of $15 in money nnd some of bis stock. While the otilcers were looking through the lumber yards along the canal, on the theory that the burglars might have been boys and might have hidden their plunder in a lumber pile, some ham nnd other provisions were J discovered. The police thought at first that the meat had been taken from the meat market of Fred Laub, but an offl, cer, on talking to Mr, Baum, brought forth an identification of the proprety, Wicked Seniors Made Life an Aching Void For Three Junior Boys Three boys of the second Junior I class of the Akron High school are ready to swear that the coune of true i love or any old love or even friendship for a pretty Junior girl never did run smooth at least not when ther is a crowd of Seniors around. Filday evening the Juniors were to have a class social at the Feudner home on Crosby st. TheScniois learn ed of It and vowed that It should not go unmolested. All unconscious of tho vows of the Seniors, three. Juniors, Ralph Hamlin, Harry Elliott and Ralph Krjdcr w ended their way to the homes of throe pretty Junior maidens to es cort them to the social. Eerythlng went lovely for a while. The young men were gallant, walked on tho out Athletics Will Enjoy A Boom at Buchtel At a meeting of the'Athletic associa tion of Buchtel college Friday ufter noon tho offer of Mr. Frank Fisher was accepted and a vote of thanks was ten dered him. Letters will be sent to a number of the old students and alumni head of Barbel ton and the dispenser of Justice to offenders against the city ordinances and minor offemes against tho State of Ohio. Attorney Chas. Ammerman, presi dent of the Library boaid, who was in tho Mayor's office at the time said that Barbci ton's becoming a village would mean a saving of between $2,300 and $3,000 annually in salaries. HENDERSON Is In the Race For Governor of Iowa. Dubuque, In., Nov. 8. Davjd B.. pen. derson, speaker of the House of Rej resentatives, declines to discus his probable candidacy for Governor. While Jie did not denyrtbat ho would enter the race, he was disinclined to say anything on the subject to Roslyn. if 1 I $15 In Money and Bogus Check. and the news that Mr. Baum had been swindled by a smooth stranger with a bad check. Though Mr. Baum had at first de elded Jo say nothing alwut the matter lie finally explained to the police that on Wednesday afternoon a stranger had tome Into his market and pur chased Home hnm and other provisions, making. In all, a bill of $3. He tender ed a check for 518 in payment, and Mr. Baum, gao him the meat, and $15 in change. The stranger then evidently went Immediately to the lumber y.-jrd, where he got rid of the meat, being after the money only. Mr. Baum would not give any information as to the name on the check, and told the police that he had made up his mind to say nothing about the matter, and pocket his Iors. side and the whole party laughed among themselves and told one another how secretly they had planned the so cial. This was on West Market st Scarce had the laughter died away when a dozen Seniors fell upon the party and started to take away tho young men. Tire cries pf the girls brought a policeman and the. Seniors hiked. They attacked the party a sec ond time at Vnlley st. and were suc cessful. The trio of youths were blind folded and taken out where the air 18 scented with autumn leaves and flora and free from the Impurities of the city smoke. Here the young men were left to make their way back to the city as best they could. The young ladles proceeded on to the social sans escorts. to secure the $800 necessary for Mr. Fisher's $200. The sum is to bo for a football coach. A committee was. ap-. pointed to arrange for track events for the cups nd medals which Mr. Fisher has donated. Mr. Benj. Motz was chos en captain of the track team. WIDOW Would Not Lpye Him And He Shot Her:and Himself.' ' She Will Recover, Dead. He Is Columbus, Nov.. 8. Homer Cramer. a clerk at the Fulton market this morn. Ing fired a bullet from a revolver nto the left broast of Almeda Burk and then sent a ball ino his own brain b- cause Almeda refused to love him. She will recover but he will die. The woman is the widow of Edward Win ters, a saloon keeper. She secured a divorce and restoration to her' maiden name last June. Since then Cramer has been attempting to foree his at. tlons upon her. Finally despairing he called at her homo, 203 'East Staurlnj st., this morning, and enacted tho dou ble tragedy. Honored. Sir. Gwen F. Buehrle, formerly of Akron, but nowiof Bllllnes.-'Mnnf .. hna been hoonred by his friends with elec tion to the office of Treasurer of Yel lowstone county, He is a brother of Mr. Albert Buehrle. who Is rnmlocnrt at the Rathskeller, this city. He was cii-uicu on mo democratic ticket with a plurality of 135. ' V'l I I I m ...tafofefafefom i yMJtlW-. i-,&iMv':fo.i- M. Ij-fj'H