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CANTON, OHIO, TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1003.
ONE DOTjIjAH PEK YEAI?.
Are to be Linked by; metric
Railway in Mti'
Company of Canton Men
Incorporated a.t Col
RIGHT OFWAYPRACTICALLY SECURED
Engineers Report That Line
Will be Easy of Construc
tion and Expense Will
Tho Canton & Dover Electric rail
way company was Incorporated at Co
lumbus Monday, with a capital stock
of $10,000. So far as can bo ascertained,
nil tlio capitalists interested rcsldo In
Canton. The incorporators aro A. M.
McCarty, William Wagner, A. Dannc
mlller, W. It. Zollinger, William II.
Clailc, John E. Monnot, J. P. Dougher
ty, li. A. Loichot, C. S. McDowell and
. John C. Harmony.
The projectors of tho road have been
working for the past year to secure tho
rights of way. The lino Is almost
dltectly south from Canton, going
through North Industry, Howtnstlne,
3pni(a, Sandyvlllo, Zoar and on to
Dover. The surveys show that from
Dover a spur is to be built up tho San
dy valley to Magnolia, Wnynesburg
and Mahern. At Zoar a cross lino will
the built running from Mineral City to
The direct line from Canton to Dov
er "will be 23 miles Jong, or ten miles
shorter than that of the Canton& Now
Philadelphia company. It will be all
oter a prlvato right of way, and theso
r I flits have all been secured, it 13
stated, with tho posslblo exception of
-nbout 1 1-4 miles.
Tho engineers have been over tho
route and have reported that tho max
imum grade at any point will bo two
per cent. On the groator part of tho
lire tho work will be llght,but?upon
others there will be some heavy grad
ing done. .,
The object of tlio companylU. be
to carry not only passengers, but
malls, freight, express and caio for all
the business that can be Bocurod.
Just as soon as the loiters of lncor-
poralion arrlto in tho cjly, tho com
pany will be organized by the elec
tion of officers. W."W. Irwin, John
Morlcy and several other Cantoniaus
In addition to those named, as incor
porators arc interested In tho project.
ENGLAND AND ITALY GIVE CONSENT TO
LIFTING VENEZUELAN BLOCKADE AT ONCE
- Action of Germany Is ; Now Waited With lm
patience By the Other PowersWhen She- '
11 ' 'Saysthe Word '(Hostilities Will Cease.
Revolutionists Gain Decisive Victory Over Cas
tro's Troops Near Puerto Calcello Com
manding General is Taken Prisoner.
Washington, Jan. 26. Great Bfltaln
has given her assent to tho proposi
tion to raise the Vonezuola blocltado
and has promised to uso her Influonco
with othor allies to that ond.
This information was convoyod to
Mr, Bowen this morning by Ambassa
dor Herbert. Italy is ready to co
operate with England and as soon as
Germany gives her consent the block
,'ide' will cease.
if. Wlllmstad,n Curacao, jm. 20, Ad-
fsteM it received from Puerto. Ca
FROM AN ENGINE
Wlllllam Schafer, Ft. Wayne
Employe Removed to Au It
man Hospital Yes
terday. William Schafer, of Crestline, con
ductor of an eastbound extra freight
train on tho Pennsylvania, was sort
ously Injured In tho Canton yard's
Schafer attempted to step down
from the englno which was switching
In tho yards, and grasped tho curtain
of the cab in doing so. Tho curtain
gavo way and precipitated him to tho
ground. His head was severely cut,
requiring several stitches.
Miller & Dlanchard's ambulance
was called and Schafer was removed
to the Aultman hospital whero his in
juries wero dressed by Dr. S. D. Post,
Dr. Post said the man would probably
recover. At prcsont ho Is suffering
great pain from tho wound In his
head and from tho resultant shock.
Ho has a wife and family living In
And Spilled the Royal Party.
Homo, Jan. 20. Unltod States Am
bassador Meyer, whllo proceeding
with tho king for a day's hunting to
day, met with nu accident. Tho au
tomobile car in which they wero rid
ing broke, down and though tho occu
pants wo'ro not seriously hurt thoy
wero badly shaken up. Tho news of
the accident was enlarged and was in
sensational shape when published
hero. Finally the authentic accounts
appeared, which showed no serious in
jury had been sustained by cither tho
king or the automobile.
Is Sustained by Mrs. Stackpole
Mrs. Thomas Stackpole, of C33 North
Market street, had a sevcrre fall Sun
day evening about nlno o'clock. Mrs.
Stackpole was calling on Mrs. Isaac
Ilartor, neighbor, and on ascending tho
stepi to her own home, slipped and
fell. Somo of tho ligaments of the
hip wero torn from tho joint, but ur
bones were broken. Sho was assisted
Into the house and Dr. Post summoned.
Her condition today is reported as im
proved. CARS WENT
T)vo Men Killed in a
Wllllamsport, Pa., Jan. 26. In a
railroad wreck on tho Wllllamsport
and North Dranch railroad at Lako
Mokoma this morning, 20 cars went
ovor an embankment, two men wero
killed and two injured.
Snow clogged tho switch englno and
caused the wreck.
hollo glvo information that tho Ven
ezuelan revolutionists havo gained a
decisive victory ovor tho govornmont
forces in a battlo which was fought
forty miles west of thore. Scattered
detaehmonts of tho govornmon sol
diers aro arriving In Puerto Cabollo
from tho sceno of battlo. A later dis
patch from Puerto Cabello says that
tho revolutionists captured tho com
manding general of President Castro's
troops during the engagement.
New York, Jan. 28. Dispatches to
tho Herald from Puerto Cabello, Ven-
Grand Opera House Convert
ed in a Night to Spacious
Banners, Bunting and
Fine Portraits Form
CATERER IS PREPARING THE FEAST
Fifty Walters to be Brought
From Cleveland "Impromptu
Kitchen Fitted up Under
The arrangements for tho banquet
nro practically completed. The floor
In tho opera houso is built, tho tables
arranged nnd tho decorations nearly
finished. Tho false floor extends over
the entires spaco in tho parquet, oxcept
three or four rows of scats under tho
balcony, which havo been partitioned
off with curtains for cloak rooms.
"The decorations aro under the su
pervision of C. C. Bow and W. It.
Zollinger. Over the stage is a canopy
of red, whlto and bluo bunting, merg
ing from the center. All the curtain
and stago settings have been removed.
In tho center of tho stago an orches
tra stand has been erected, which will
elevato tho musicians about ten feet
above tho banquet hall.
Tho prevailing decorations arc
shlejds and flags, tho latterjdrapcd ar
tistically. In addition to tho flags
bunting is used in profusion. On
either sldo of tho hall aro largo sized
pictures of McKinley and Roosevelt
and In addition to these pictures n
handsome oil painting of McKinley to
expected from Cincinnati, which will
be given a prominent place. It bo
longs to tho Cincinnati Republjan
club nnd Is pronounced tho finest pic
ture of the lato president that has
ever been painted.
Under tho stago propor a spacious
kitchen has been fitted up, with ga3
ranges, stoves and a largo heating
oven in which the viands will bs
Caterer Demarcst, from Cleveland,
will arrlvo In Canton at 9 o'clock
Tuesday morning and will take charge
of the kitchen at onco. Ho will brlns
with htm his chefs and waiters, the
party numbering about fifty. Nearly
all theTsupplles will bo brought from
Cloveland in tho special car.
ezucla, roport that poisons in close
touch with tho blockading forces, say
that tho Germans Tiavo captured fort
San- Carlos, wJuoh commands- an en
trance to Lako Maracalbo, and that
tho fort has been blown up. They at
so report that tho Gorman gunboat
Pnnthev has boon dlsablod and is be
ing towed by the German cruiser
Falko to Wlllemstad, Curacao
Borlln, Jan. 20. Your correspondent
learns officially that tho powers aro
novf Jointly considering tho eunrnn-
tors offered bv Minister rtnwnn nn
behalf of Vonezuola, for paymont of
tno various claims, ir theso guaran
tees nro satisfactory tho blockade will
ue raiseu immeuiaceiy,
Taken for Professional Burqlar
T., P. Konnody, arrested Friday
uignt, was nnea xz nnu coats by Muy.
or Robertson Saturday evening for
bolug Intoxicated. When brought in
Konnedy had a number of tools on his
person and thero was a suspicion that,
ue was a professional burglar. It de
veloped later, however, that he was a
piano tuner' and, was' on his war to
repair a piano when he took an o'ver-
HrtcLO nf IntnvlnanftM '
HIS OWN DEATH
Has Convincing Proofs That
He Is not a SpookRe-
Several weeks ago a notlco of tho
death of Fred Kreba, formerly of Can
ton, but now residing In Pennsylvania,
was printed In tho Ohio Volks-Zol-tung.
Tho article stated that Mr.
Krobs had died suddenly at his homo
on his return from a short visit in
Canton. This was a few days after
Christmas. It was also stated that tho
body had been burled in the ceme
tery at his homo.
Snturday Mr. Krebs mndo his ap
penranco at tho Volks-Zeltung office
nd denied that ho was dead. His ap
pearance bore out this stnteme-.t. How
tho report of his death was startod
Mr. Krebs was unablo to state. It
caused much anxiety and worry to h!s
.relatives hero until it was proved to
COUNT BONI GETS
THE JOB AT LAST
After Being Invalidated His
Election trOc p j'yshlp Is
rarls, Jan. 2C Complete returns
from tho Basscs-Alplm district show
that "hi an election for deputy held
there on Saturdny.Counl Bonl Do Cas
tollana was eleclcd.IIs vote was 2,318,
wullc'that of AridroSIcgfrled, his op
ponent, was 1,819. Count Bonl was
elected at a general election but his
election was invalidated by tho cham
ber of deputies on Nov. 7 on the
ground that Bonl had used undue In
flucnto (o obtain the position.
For Ratification of Treaty.
Washington, Jan. 2G. Senor Ques
nda, Cuban minister to tho United
States nnd Secretary Hay this morn
ing signed a protocol extending the
time allowed for tlio ratification of tho
Cuban treaty, negotiated at Havana
by General Lasker II. Bliss and tho
Cuban secretaries of state and treas
Tho original time limit set was
January 31. Tho length of tho exten
sion Is not yet known.
REALTY COM PAN Y
Will do Business In Massillon.
Special to tho Nows-Democrnt.
ColumbiiK, Jan. 2G. Tho Massillon
Realty compnny, of Massillon, was in
corpoiatpcl today, with a capital stock
of $10,000. Wm. S. Spldle, Gcorgo It.
Hawkins, W. C. Marple, J. L. Free and
Anthon Clenionts aro tho incorpora
tors. EX-SECRETARY LONG
IS SERIOUSLY ILL
Boston, Jan. 26. John Davis Long,
former secretary of the navy, is seri
ously 111 at St. Margaret's hospital hero.
Dr. Cabot says that his distinguished
patient may not leave the hospital for
some tlrao. The malady is chronic
kldned 'dlseaso, which was aggravated
by his arduous duties at Washington.
Washington, Jan. 2C Tho story of
a daring Jail delivery comes by mall
from Manila. Fourteen prisoners
confined In the provincial Jail at Ba
tangas overpowered their guards,
killing one, and escaped after seizing
all tho arms and ammunition In tho
Jftll. Two of tho prisoners were mur
derers under sentence 0ot death.
Woae Carnation In
Jan. 20. Tho
W McKinley Carnation League
has issued a call for all to ob
serve McKlnlcy's birthday next
Thursday, January 29, by wear
ing a carnation in tho lapel ot
coats. As thero is opposition to
having any more legal holidays,
this simple observance of tho
day without any interference
with business duties is all that
tho league contemplates, and ef
forts are being mado to havo
the first obseivanco a success.
HIS LIFE TO
Col. Lynch Escapes Ex
ecution to go to Pris
on for Lffe.
London, Jan. 20. The exchange tel
egraph company this morning says it
is stated in official circles that tho
scntenco of Colonel Arthur Lynch, con
demned to dio for high treason, will
bo commuted to a scntenco of Impris
onment for life, and that his case will
bo further considered after ho has
served a term ot years.
THE FIRST ARREST
UNDER WINN LAW
Ethel Williams Lacked up on
Charge of Selling Drinks in
Dlsorde ly House.
The first arrest over mado in Canton
under the Winn law which prohibits
the selling or giving away of intox
icating drinks In a hou&o of ill-repute
was made Sunday morning, when Ethel
Williams, residing on South Cherry
street, was locked up on this charge.
When Officers Schlcmmer, Ityan nnd
Zimmerman entered the houso they
found a number of persons drinking
inrt carousing. All of tho intoxicants
a case of beer and a bottlo of wlnf
were conllscated and with tho proprie
tress of tho placo wro hauled to the
police station in tho patrol.
According to the Winn law persons
found guilty of selling or giving away
any intoxicating annus nro iiauio to
a lino of not less than $50 and Impris
onment for not less than ono month.
The extent of the penally Is $500 flno
and costs and six months imprison
Uthel Williams admits not having
nayed tho Dow tax and Is therefore
llablo for that amount, $350. Sho will
he given a hearing beforo Mayor Rob
ertson Monday afternoon.
Special to tlio News-Democrat.
Washington, Jan. 20. President
Roosevelt leaves for Canton at mid
night to attond the McKinley banquet
Tuesday night, given by tho Republi -
BLOOD SPILLED IN RACE
RIOT IN ILLINOIS TOWN
Battle Royal Between Negroes and Whites at
Bloomington Results in Death for One
and Serious Injuries to Others.
3 LOOMINGTON, 111., Jan. 20. A sensational encounter between 10 or
20 colored men and women aroused the city at midnight. Mrs. Joseph
Drown was shot through tho head and will probably dio and it is leported
others wero badly wounded.
Her body was found on the railroad tracks and removed Just beforo a
train was duo.
Twenty or thirty shots were exchanged. The entire police department
was ordered to tlio sceno and arrests were mado of several of the principals.
Tlio trouble was started by am attempt on tho"part Df tho negroes to chase
the whites out ot the district, which Is peopled almost exclusively by negroes.
Tender of Office Received
From Washington Sat
Appointee Does Not
Know When Change
Will Take Place-
RECEIVED WITH SATISFACTION HERE
Canton People Applaud the
Cholco of the President
Career Justifies the Hon
Judgo William It. Day of Canton,
Monday mailed to President Uooso
velt his acceptance of tho supremo
Judgeship of tho United States, a ten
der of the position having been ro
cetved from Washington Saturday
evening. He will succeed Justlco
Shiran, who has resigned and who will
retlro within the next few weeks.
Judge Day's name will be sent to tho
United States senate for confirmation
early In February.
A News-Democrat reporter called
upon Judge Day at his ofllce Monday
morning. Ho confirmed the icport
that he had been tendered tho placo
and had accepted It. Ho did not know
just when tho vacancy would occur
and has not as yet mado any plans for
tho future. It has not been determin
ed whether or not ho will remove to
Tho position tendered Judge Day Is
tho highest Judicial honor that can
be conferred upon any one In this
couutiy, except the election to tlio
honor of chief Justice. Judgo Day's
career at the bar, upon tho bench, ai
secretary ot state, as special pcaco
commissioner to Spain, nnd subse
quently as United States circuit Judgo,
has attracted wide attention and tho
general Impression throughout tho
country Is that tho honor was deserv
ed. Judgo Day Is yet In the prlmo of
life and Is conceded to be ono of tho
hralnest Jurists In tho country. His
selection has given great satisfaction
In Canton, where the recipient has liv
ed nearly all his llfo.
Tlio present salary calls for $10,000
a year, and a bill Is before congress
to Increase It to $12,000. The tonuro
ot ofllco Is for llfo, or until such tlmo
as tho occupant might voluntarily ro
slgn. TAKEN TOJWSPITAL
Stark Telephon Lineman Fin
ally Takes to Bed as Re
sult of Fall.
Otis Rooker, an employe ot tho
Stark Telephone company, who was
injured by a fall from a telegraph polo
in Alliance a few weeks ago, wus re
moved to tho Aultman hospital Sun
Mr. Rooker had been working up to
last Wednesday, but was flunlly forc
ed to take to his bod. He has stcadl-
!iy declined since that tlmo,
is at 700 East Fourth street.
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