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TVlt---T-n l',i1T?7",".1 'VM '5S vnl i WEEKLY 1 EDITION. i "WEEKLY S EDITION. W vw1 ij CANTON, OHIO. TUESDAY, JUNE 2G. 1900. VOLUME 67. NTJMBEB 7. ONE DOLLAR PERYEAB. i -if ,- - ,1 vTl f" tfifnTr 9 I, Auditor omce f DISPLEASED WITH HIM. Naval Officers Claim to See a Reason For Relieving Kempff. SEC. LONG IS SILENT. Does Not Mention Whether Politics Is Not Behind tlio Move. PREPARING FOR A BIG WAR Indication, That the United States Ex specta to Go Into the Trouble Deeply the European row ers Latest New, From the Orient. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. "Washington, June 25. Co-Incident with the return of Secretary Long to this city, Is the Issuance of the order direct ing Rear Admiral Itemey to proceed to Taku on tho flagship Brooklyn, taking with him as many soldiers as the boat will accommodate. Tho navy .depart ment today assigns as Its reason for tho order, tho facilitating of business by communication direct from Taku In stead of sending orders to Kempff through Itemey. Tho naval ofllcers, however, who havo been disposed to criticise Kempff for failure to partici pate with the foreign warships in re ducing the Taku forts, claim that tho order Is Intended as a rebuke. They say that regardless of Instructions after the Monocacy had been fired upon, it was the duty of Kempff to retaliate for the honor of the flag. However, the chief cause of tho complaint at the depart ment against Kempff has been his al- IpctmI InnVitlltv in aanrl IntnlllcHhln rllct. o- .., . ... ....... -.- patches, ana it is still unknown which Iiarty, Boxers or Imperial troops, has teen bombarding Tien Teln. FROM THE FRONT. The latcst-from China Is a dispatch v 1m Kempff under yesterday's date. In which he tells of tho ambush in which four of Wallers marines were kill ed fnd seven wounded. A force of 2,000 left Taku, last night, to relieve Tien Tsln. The Oregon having taken on tho marines and sailors brought by the Zaflro, left Hong Kong last night pre pared to make a record run of tho -1,500 mils to Tak She will arrive about Saturday morning. Tho orders to tho monitor Monodnock to proceed to Taku from Manila have been countermanded. She' has a low free board and It was deemed unsafe for her to attempt the trip in the typhoon season. EXTENSIVE PREPARATIONS. At the war .department preparations for trouble are being made on a scale which would Indicate anticipation of war, though no word of it is given to the public. Officials say that such In formation would be of more value to for eign natlonB than to the American peo ple. Yesterday two companies of marines, 22S 'men, under command of Major Bid die, left this city for San Francisco. They will call at Nagasaki for orders: Their destination Is officially the Philip pines but they may bo transferred to China at Nagasaki. LEGATIONS SAFE. Paris, June 25. A dispatch received at the foreign office from tho French consul at Shanghai, dated June 24, re ports that according to Chinese state ments the legations at Peking were safe to June 19, and that the ministers with consent of the government, were pre paring to leave the capital for the coast. GLOOMY DISPATCH. London, June 25. Rear Admiral Eruco In command of the British naval force at Taku sends a gloomy dispatch under date of June 24, In which he says that no action can possibly be. taken at onco to relieve VIco Admiral Seymour. Tien Tsln Iiob been Invested and is fighting for its life. This has been the state of affairs almost slnco Seymour's depar ture, Bruce says there Is no news from Seymour. It Is only known that he Is cut off through the fact that Tien Tsln is being invested, OFFICIAL REPORT. London, June 25. Rear Admiral Bruce's dispatch follows: "The total force which left Tien Tsln with the .commander in chief for Peking wad about 2,000, composed of detach merits of allied ships. No action could .possibly be taken to relieve tho com mander in chief becaushe it was only known that he was cut off by Tien Tsln being Invested. Tien Tsln has been fighting for its life ever since. It was on receipt of Information that the Chi nese army had ordered trains for attack ing Tien Tsln, that they were ravaging 'Tone Ku and reinforcing Taku. as1 well i as mining the mouth of the Pel Ho, that JL.il: was promptly determined to seize Taku. Since then every effort has been made to relieve Tien Tsln. I have com 'mundeered a ama.ll coaatlnir steamer' for taking troops and sick and woundod across the bay to Wei Hal Wei. I In tend making a temporary base, hos-pltal and asylum for refugees." GLIMMER OS1 HOPE. London, June 23. A glimmer of hope regarding the safety of the legations In Peking is gleaned from a dispatch credited to Sheng, the Chinese director of telegraphs, that tho foreign min isters are safe. There Is a disposition to accept It as true, but there 'Will be no let-up In the operations to force a pass age from Taku to Peking. Vice Admiral Seymour and the column he la leading must be In desperato straits If Indeed, they have not already been wiped out by the hordes, of fanatical Chinamen, who apparently surround them; It is believed that a hundred or more Ameri can marines under Captain McCalla, of the cruiser Marblehead fame, are with Seymour. 'Admiral HUdobrant, of the Russian navy, the senior officer of tho powers now at Taku, Is dispatching every available manto the relief of the beleaguered foreigners at Tien Tsln. Saturday a mixed force of 4,000 men started toward Tien Tsln. Nearly half of the force was made up of Japense and the remainder consisting of small contingents of men of other nations. The latest news from Tien Tsln by cour ier who left tho place last Friday shows that tho bombardment of1 the town by the Chinese still continued on that day. The foreelgn troops had erected bomb shelters. The number of casualties among the troops was not definitely known but was estimated at 300. It Is reported that tho commander of Her Majesty's ship Balfleur was among the killed. ON WAR FOOTING. St. Petersburg, June 25. Tho czar, today, ordered tho Russian forces in the Amur district, to be on a war footing. Tho Amur district Is in the eastern most part of Siberia and the closest of tho czar's dominions' to the scene of the trouble In China. SEYMOUR DEFEATED. Shanghai, June 24.(Delayed.) Letters received here from the custom's authori ties at Tien Tsln state that Vice Ad miral Seymour's force hssbeen defeated. WU WORRIED. Washington, June 23. Minister Wu called at the state department this morning. He was excited and worried and refused to talk to members of the press. An official of tho department said that Minister Wu had received no Instructions from his government for two weeks, a sufficient reason'for anx iety on his part. The same official said there was no reason why the Chinese government should not have declared officially to foreign powers the exact sit uation as to their representatives. There was no excuse, he said, for the apparent lack of communication be tween the capital, Peking, and the coast. CAN'T UNDERSTAND IT. Washington, June 25. At the state department this morning no news from China has been received over night. The failure to communicate with Tien Tsln or with Peking Is a mystery to the officials, as an authority in the state department said this morning, "When Washington wns held by an army of 100,000 and Richmond by another, hun dreds of men were passing back and forth dally. Yet In China with com paratively trifling forces In the field It seems impossible to obtain reliable news from the Americans In Peking and Tien Tsln." Little credance is given at the department to the assurances as to the safety of consuls and consulates com ing from Chinese sources. Consul General Goodnow, at Shanghai cables the department this morning that no communication with Peking has been had since July 14. There is apparent on the part of the Chinese government great anxiety to prevent the sending of foreign troops upon their soil. MAJOR F. C, BRYAN, Formerly With the Veterans In Cuba, Will Be Here July Fourth. A letter has been received In this city from Major F. C. Bryan, who acted as major of tho three local companies of soldiery In the Cuban war, that he would be In this city on July 4 and assist in the command of the Spanish-American Vet erans, who will take part In the mili tary parade during the afternoon. This information Is a matter of great pleas ure to the boys who were desirous of meeting their major who was with them during the recent war, RECEPTION COMMITTEE Ai pointed to See That Delega tions Get Proper Greeting July 4. The recelptlon committee for the Fourth, of July celebration consists of the following citizens: 'J. J. Clark, chair man; Hon. Joseph Blechele, W.Illlam A. Lynch, A. Von Landberg, E. C, De. Putron, D. C. Hughes, Gordon M. Mather, Kon. Geo. E. Baldwin, Hon. A. A. Thayer, H. W. Harter, F. EJ. Case, Charles P. Duff, Samuel Lowenstlne, J. H. Dumolln, Hon. J. H. Robertson, H. A. Cavnah, H, H. Whiting, Dr. James. Fraunfelter, Dr, O. E. Portman, Hon. fT, T. McCarty, Theo. Voges. Children1! washable suitu from 25c up to 12, at The New CT.obe Clothing llciiie, ADMIRAL REMBY HAS BEEN SENT TO RELIEVE ADMIRAL KEMPFF. No Excuse Has Been Offered For the Action Men and Not Ships The Real Netd In China An Appeal Made to the Powers To Suspend Operations Till Peace Can Be Arranged. Washington, June 25. A member of the cabinet who discussed the action of Secretary Long, in revoking the orders dispatching the Monadnock to Taku, said that men and not ships are what are needed In China. "We now have an ample naval force at Taku," continued this offlclal, "and what we must have there ate men. It Is useless to send vessels like the Mon adnock to Taku. -All they are good for Is to batter down fortifications and fight oiher men-of-war and there is no prospect of any such work at Taku." This Is the force the United States has at Taku or Che Foo: Newark, Nash ville, Monocacy and Yorktown. These vessels are under orders to go to Taku: Oregon, which left Hong Kong yesterday, and Brooklyn, Iris, Alexander, Saturn, Hannibal and Buffalo. These vessels ordered to hold them selves In readiness for service at Taku: Gunboats Princeton, Marietta and the Solace, The gunboat Castlno Is at Shanghai and Isla De Luzon at Canton. Secretary Long issbed orders "to Rear Admiral Remey, tho se'nlor American flng officer In Asiatic waters, directing him to go with his flagship, the Brook lyn, to Taku, and to tender to Gen. MacArthur the conveyance of such MR. COMMIMS FAVORS HILL. Says He Ought to he on The Democratic Ticket. JOINT DEBATE SUGGESTED. Thlnki 11 ill anil Kooatvelt Should Meet On the Stamp and 8ay lloth Might Agree to the Arrangement, News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. Washington, June 25. Representative Cummlngs, of New York, says he favors the nomination of ex-Senator Hill on the ticket with Bryan, and he not only believes he will be the choice of the con vention but that Hill will accept. In the event of his selection, Cummlngs suggests that there be a Joint debate between Hill and Roosevelt at every state capital In the Union. Both, In his opinion, would agree to this and the fur would fly. ALBANY WILL SAIL, Said That Her Mission Is to Col lect the Sum Due From the Sultan. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. Southampton, June 25. The U. S. ship Albany will sail for Gibraltar tomor row. It Is reported that her mission In the Mediterranean Is to collect the In demnity of $100,000 which the Sultan of Turkey has admitted Is due the United States because of tho destruction of property belonging to Americans during the Armenian troubles. WILL SAY NOTHING. Washington, June 25. At the state department this morning It was said that nothing would bo given out re garding the third demand made uponj Turkey by Charge de Affaires Grlscom. The presentation of the demand follow ing closely as It does upon the mobiliza tion of the North Atlantic squadron, upon a hurry call, is regarded as signifi cant, especially when taken In con nection with the sailing of the Albany from Southampton to Gibraltar tomor row. These demands havo been made, but without a display of force this government will be obliged to acknow ledge these were mere bluffs. CROKER AND MURPHY Will Go to Kansas City And May Drop Around to See Mr. Bryan. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. New York, June 25. Richard Croker and Ed. Murphy and perhaps one or two other Democratic leaders will go to Kansas City Saturday, Probably they will call around nt Colonel W. J. Bryan's home at Nebraska, before, go ing on the Missouri city. David B. Hill will not go west with Croker and Murphy. Ho will leave Albany for Kansas City Friday. Hill, according to his close friend and advisor, Frank Campbell, chairman of the Democratic state committee, is not a candidate for the vice presidency. Hill, it Is expected, will be New York's member of the resolutions committee and will make the fight of his life to tone down the Kansas City platform to what he, thinks will be most acceptable in New York state. For' summer light clothing at real low prices go U Tha Now Globe Clothing House, J) army troops as the Brooklyn might be able to carry. At the same time the orders to the Monadnock to go to Taku were revoked and sho will remain at Manila. As Rear' Admiral Remey Is se'nlor to Rear Admiral Kempff, he will succeed the latter In supreme command upon the arrival of the Brooklyn at Taku. China has appealed to the powers to refrain from further military operations until LI Hung Chang has time to reckon and confer with the downger empress and the emperor with a view to bring ing nbout i settlement of the present troubles and averting the calamity of war. Unless there Is some Interference by their home government, the command ers of the combined forces In China will probably bring on an engagement on a large scale within a few days, as In formation received from Admiral Kempff shows that they are sending reinforcements to the relief of Tien Tsln and the small detachments al ready sent toward that place. Admiral Kempff's cablegram reads: "Che Foo, June 24, 1900. "In ambuscade near Tien Tsln, on the 21, four of Waller's command killed and seven wounded. Names will be furnish ed as soon as received. Force of 2,000 going to relieve Tien Tsln today. (Sign ed) Kempff." HEROIC BOERS MADE A DASH. Surprised a Party of Britishers And Killed Many. FORESTALLED REINFORCEMENT. Boer Went In nnd Got Away Ilefore The llrltlih Coald Oct Aid Progress Of the War In South yv Africa. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. London, June 25. A dispatch from Honing Spruit, under date of June 23, says the British lost 31 killed and wounded In the attack on that post, Friday. The Boers made a dash into the place and burned three culverts be fore reinforcements from Kroonstad, about ten miles away, could be sent. General Hamilton has been thrown from his horse and has broken his col larbone. PROHIBITION CONVENTION. Delegates Beginning to Arrive In Chicago Where Con vention Is Held. News-Democrat Leased Wire Service. Chicago, June 25. As yet arrivals of delegates to the national Prohibition convention have been light, but are expected to be heavy today. Most of the delegates to the state convention will arrive tonight. The Illinois people ex pect to nominate a ticket, adopt a plat form and elect 58 delegates to the na tlonal convention tomorrow. The struggle for the presidential nomina tion is becoming Intense. The friends of J. G. Wooley are giving out hundreds of campaign buttons having on them the picture of their favorite. As Hale Johnson Is also from Illinois In the early balloting for nominations the vote of Illinois will be divided equally be tween Wooley and Johnson, with the understanding that whoever develops the most strength outside of Illinois will get the entire vote. Mr. Wooley seems to have the support of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Kansas, Ten nessee and the New England states. Hale Johnson's strength Is likely to come from Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Montana, Arkansas, North Carolina and Vlrglnln. The Rev. Dr. S. C. Swallow, of Harrlsburg, Pa., will be supported by the delegates from Penn sylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Ken tucky, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska. It Is expected Dr. Swallow will lead on the first ballot. The vlce presldentlal situation Is much mixed and will be determined by the location of tho candidate for president. RUMOR OF ASSASSINATION, News-Democrat Leased Wire jtervlce. Berlin, June "25. Rumors were circu lated today that an attempt had been made to assassinate Kaiser William, at jsvlel, this morning, whllo ho was un veiling a monument in memory of his father. The rumors are odlclally characterized as nonsense. The crowd, of people here became so excited when they heard the rumor that It became necessary to post a personal telegram from the kntser, saying that the rumor was not true. A Verdict of Guilty. Edgar Hughes, a young man from East Greenville was placed on trial be fore Judge Taylor and a Jury Monday morning upon the charge of being the father of a little child belonging to Miss Alice Booth of the same village. Tho mother Is only 17 years of ago. The child was born last March and Hughes skipped out and went to Youngstown. Ho was located and bt ought back. Sterling and Spldle represent the girl and Wllllson and McCaughey represent the defendant. After hearing the evi dence the Jury retired and in a few minutes brought in a verdict of guilty against the lad. The court decreed that he must pay the girl $500 arid pay the costs In the case. CHICAGO FIRE Which For a Time Threatened To Destroy an Entire Block On State Street. Chicago, June 25. Fire which did damage to Uie extent of about JlfiO.000 and for a time threatened to destroy a block of State street business houses, started at 6:45 this morning in the American restaurant in the basement of the Owens Electric Appliance building, Adams and State streets. Those burn ed out or who suffered loss by smoke and water are: The Berry Candy Co., Doodrlch & Potter Co., Jewelers, T. Laughlln & Co., milliners, Moore Bros., cigar dealers, T. J. Cavey Furnishing Co., Chas. Grand, saloon, Owens Elec tric Apppllance Co., Dr. Franklin Miles association, H. J. Rollback, silversmith, Ostrich Bow Manufacturing Co., Chica go Dentists, Foley's billiard hall, and J. O. Brown, furs. MRS, R, A, MILLER Returns From Porto Rico And Will Spend the Summer at Chautauqua. Mrs. Robert A. Miller and her children, Robert Jr., Rachael and Louis arrived In the city Saturday night and were driven to the Hotel Yohe where they were the guests of Mrs. and Mrs. Captain Herman L. KuhnB. The Miller residence at the north-west corner of Lake and Market streets which Is leas ed and occupied by Mr. Wells, who, with Mrs. Wells, Is touring the continent will be occupied by Mrs. Miller and family for the next ten days. Mrs. Miller is accompanied by a Porto RIcan Bervant, who wns in Akron Saturday, but upon being summoned came down Sunday evening. Her children are very bright, and speak the Spanish language very fluently. Mr. Miller who Is postmaster at Ponce did not accompany his family to the states. Mrs. Miller will spend the sum mer at Lake Chatauqua and will re turn to Porto Rico during the autumn. An Informal reception will be given her by Mrs. Captain H. L. Kulins at the Yohe this afternoon when an op portunity will be given to meet her old Canton friends. FATHER PHILIPPART Finds Death Instead of Health In the Monntains Of Colorado. Mr. Joseph Dumoulln, who was In Cleveland, Sunday, brings word of the death, at Pueblo, Col., of Father M. Phlllppart, who was, until quite re cently, pastor at Paris, this county. Mr. Dumoulln met Father Houck, secre tary to the bishop, who had Just receiv ed the intelligence by wire. No par ticulars were given in the telegram. Father Phlllppart was one of the most popular priests In the diocese. He left for Colorado on account of falling health. GIRL AND PONY. Alliance Parents Desire a Run away Daughter Held By The Policemen. The local police have been Instructed by the mayor of Alliance to search for a young girl who left that city Satur day, riding a small pony. She is describ ed as being about 16 years of age, wear ing a large hat, white waist and blue skirt. The mayor stated that she Is not to bo placed under arrest, but merely held until her parents can call and take charge of her. She was lagt seen near the village of Louisville coming toward this city. The local police wen; unable to locate her, Monday. MILTON SHAEFFEk Selected by Silver Republicans As a Delegate-at- Large. Milton Shaeffer, of North Cleveland avenue, has been selected as one of the delegates at large from Ohio to attend the National Silver Republican con vention at Kansas City, July 4. He represents the Eighteenth congression al district on the state committee of the Free Silver Republicans, He thinks they will change their name nt the Kansas City convention to Lincoln Republican. Mr. Shaeffer will go. Greentown Divorce Cnse. Cyrus W. Hartong Is plaintiff in a suit Just filed In which he asks for a divorce from his wife, Emma C. Hartong. The plaintiff says they wero married In Greentown in 1880 nnd have one boy, 1 years ol age. He declares that In 1897 his wife left htm and has not been back since and he therefore asks for a di vorce. Seeman and Seeman are hlB attorneys. AFFIDAVITS ARE FILED. Former Ofllcials Aid the Shocks In Their Case Against The City. WATER FROM THE RACE Claim Set Up That All of the Water From the Creek IS USED IN SUMMER TIME Owners of the Mill With the Water Whee I'leparlng to Pnt Up a Strong Fight Cine May lie Iteaily to lie Heard During This Week. The Shock brothers are going to put up the hottest kind of a fight for their petition for an Injunction against the city to stop the latter from taking water from the Nlmlshlllen creek. Their at torneys, Thayer & Webber, on Satur day afternoon filed a big bunch of affidavits to support their petition and motion for Injunction. The Shocks re fuse to accept the offer of the city to turn the water from the sewage farm into their race. Both men make affida vit that the flow of water would not be sufficient anyway nnd that It Is not fit for their purpose at best. The millers say that the water Is not pure, is not fit for stock to drink and that odors con stantly arise from It. They say that these odors would be taken up by their flour and It would not be fit for use if the sewnge water were to be run over to the mill. Henry Shock also says that the affidavits of Ohllger and Chapln, about the amount of water used at the mill, are not true. County Surveyor Hoover makes affidavit that he measured the ground at the mill and the sewage farm and that It Is 1,031 feet from one to tho other and that the top of the water at the sewage vats Is only 2.01 feet higher than the top of the water In the mill race. He says it WOULD BE IMPRACTICAL to carry water from the sewage farm to the race because if the pipe was put under ground It would clog up and If it were put on top of the ground spring freshets would destroy it. Deputy Surveyor G. S. SIckafoos agrees with Hoover and gives measure ments he made of the water that goes Into the waterworks race from the creek. He says he measured it on Juno 19, 21 and 22. The average flow of water on the ID was at the rate of 7,257,600 gal lons per day; on the 21 was 6,829,870, and on the 22 was 7,687,560. No water was flowing over the dam at the head of the race but all was going Into the race. George Neher swears that he was a miller for the Shock mill in 1SS0 and 1SS1 and that at that time there was enough water to keep the flour mill going and also to run a saw mill. Andrew Daniels says he was engineer at the pumping station from 1SS0 till 1S99 and that the city us of water CONSTANLY INCREASED and that in the summer when it was hot and dry, the use from the creek would lower the race over a foot some times. . Ex-Superintendent of Waterworks A. M. True swears that in the summer very little water goes down the creek basin but that most of it Is taken Into the race. Robert Plaskett lives at North In dustry. He makes oath that since tho sewage farm was started that the creek water has been polluted and Is not flt for stock to drink. He says that foul odors come from the water. John H. Holl had observed that last year there was very little water In the creek and that It was all GOING INTO THE RACH. C. A. Pontius lives north of Canton. He says that he has noticed the creek for 20 years and that It is Just as high, up his way, as ever. Ex-Waterworks Secretary Frank Marburger says that when he was In office nearly nil the water In the creek was taken by the city on hot days in summer. The Shocks further say that they have more than 1,000 barrels of wheat on hand nnd unless they can run right nlong nnd get the flour made and marketed they will lose heavily. As soon as the court and the lawyers can get to the marter the case will como up for hearing. It will probably be this week. MARRIAGE PERMITS ISSUED. Nick Langenfeld, 25 Masslllon Annie Leonhart, 24 Masslllon Peter Connor, 26 Canton Alice Rimer, 25 Canton William D. Karrer, 23 Cleveland Lizzie Mong, 22 West Brookfleld Remains Taken to Salem. The funeral service of tho late Levi Wharton who died atj the residence of his daughter, MrB. Aaron L. Halfley, 1,200 West Ninth street will be held at his late residence nt 7:30 this evening. Rev. Ferguson, of Calvary Presbyterian church will officiate. The remains will be taken to Salem for Interment, Tues day morning. 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