Evening Independent, July 9, 1909

Evening Independent

July 09, 1909

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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - July 9, 1909, Massillon, Ohio THE EVENING INDEPENDENT LAST XXIJ No 56 OHIO FRIDAY JULY 9 1909 PRICE ONE CENT IS HOPEFUL Thinks There are More Drys Than Wets in County SAYS WET MAJORITY WILL BE M W Oberlin of the Business Mens League Says Wet Vic tory Will be ity of or Expect Meetings Tonight Special to The Canton July will carry the county by a big majority possibly was the prediction of Chairman L Hart of the local option com mittee Friday We expect to carry every town in the county with the pos sible exceptions of Canton and Mas Billon These cities will be close If we get out the vote we are bound to Superintendent W V Marsh said that he believed there are more dry men than wet in the county and that Stark will be in the dry column MISS ANITA STEWART ENGAGED Her Fiance is Prince Miguel of Braganza By Associated London July Austrian em bassy hefe has announced the en gagement of Prince Miguel of Brag anza eldest son of Duke Michael pre tender to the Portuguese throne to Miss Anita Stewart daughter of Mrs James Henry Smith of New York Mrs Smith was formerly the wife of William Rhinelander Stewart Mr Smith died two years ago leaving an estate estimated at thirty million dol lars BE AT THE POLLS Mayor Frantz to Enforce All Election Laws Saturday FOR THE mm Books Open Two Hours This Evening RETURNS ARE PROMISED EARLY The victory of the wets will be de said M W Oberlin president of the Business Mens and Taxpayers league It was never my custom to announce probable figures in any elec tion and I do not intend to deviate from my custom now Both Canton and Massillon will roll up big wet ma jorities and the wets will surprise all with the big vote promised through out the counrty districts Alliance is a battte ground We will win by a big Ray C Harbert one of the wet cam paign managers said that he expects to see a wet majority of between 500 and M T McGown of Niles said that the situation in Stark county looks better for the wets than it did on the day preceding the elec tion in Mahoning county The biggest dry meeting of the campaign is planned for Friday night in Canton when Senator N N Da vall and J F Meek of Coshocton will speak Thayers band will furnish the music F E Case president of the Harvard Chair Company will preside The Rev John S Rutledge will speak in Alliance and Judge A Z Blair in Massillon The wets will close their speaking campaign with a meeting in Canton to be addressed by the Rev A W Higby The Rev W A Wasson will speak in Alliance There will be no meeting in Massillon Mayor A R Turnbull of Canton will introduce Higby ies by this section inescribed shall be fined not less than twenty dollars 101more than one thousand dollars or Imprisoned in the comity jail not ess than thirty days nor more than a year or NO DISORDER WILL BE PERMITTED Street debates on down town streets his morning approached closely to violence Police moved up and down the main streets dispersing the crowds James A Rice the Rev Floyd I Beckwith and M Tewett Mc Gown of Youngstown engaged in a discussion in front of AntiSaloon league headquarters that was marked by heated personalities of arrests for alleged il legal registration were made Friday by the The affidavits were pre pared by H C Folger chief of the drys detective service which com prises fifteen men The affidavits are against Arthur A Mitchell Earle E Ritchie Edward Kleam Albert Mer ple Winfield Kroll William Talbert Oscar Steffey Thomas McCIuskoy Floyd Miller P C McLinden T Tns ing George Meekman Timothy New lorge Dode Byron and Charles Mc Guire Thirteen of them it is said are stopping at the Grand hotel Dlerk Shauf of County Board of Elections Expects to nounce the Result by 9 Oclock to Have a Clean Field in Closing Campaign Tonight The local headquarters of the deji ity clerks of the board of elections in the office of Justice H B Sibila over Rider Snyders drug store in Bast Main street will be open this ivening from 5 to 7 oclock to permit electors of the city who have moved from one precinct to another since the last November election and were fifty miles away from home on both registration days to obtain certifi cates of registration Unless tliey do this they will not be allowed to vote We expect to be able to givethe public the results of the local option election by 9 oclock tomorow even said George H Shauf clerk of the deputy county supervisors of elec tions for Stark county just as he was leaving for his office in Canton this morning We have instructed the judges of every precinct in the county to telephone results to our office us soon as the count is finished The ballots are easily read and there is no reason why everybody should not know the outcome early in the even Tonight sees the windup of one of the hottest local option campaigns ever waged in the state The wets will conduct their bombardment at the Au ditorium at Canton where the Rev A W Higby the Episcopal clergy man who has been fighting the Anti Saloon league will make an address The wets will have no speaker here tonight and will leave a clear field for Judge A Z Blair of Portsmouth who will fire the drys sunset gun of the campaign The Rev A W Highy for the wets at the Armory James A White at torney for the AntiSaloon league of Ohio at the corner of Erie and Charles streets a free picture show at the corner of Main and Erie streets and the carnival in West street divid ed up a large share of the population into quarters Thursday evening Both of the speakers had large audiences which remained orderly and attent The hearing of Ritchie McLinden and Talbert are set before Justice Barrick for Friday afternoon Ritchie was released recently from the peni tentiary where he had a one year sen tence He is said been par doned Attorneys say that if ho was pardoned he is entitled to a vote The men each gave bond Although the hearings cannot take place be fore the election the men will not be barred from voting Attorney Rice represents the prosecution and W T Plero the accused Pauls Cash Market Choice fresh clean meats not pod died through the dusty streets Erie slreet We deliver 1C N Newsboys Band All members are requested to meet tonight at 7 oclock to play at the Judge Blair meeting Two Special Officers Will be Stationed at Each of the Twelve Open From A M Until P the Code Says In order to prevent disturbances that usually accompany local option elections and to insure the very strictest enforcement of the law in regard to such elections Mayoi Frantz has announced his intention of swearing in a number of special po licemen for duty Saturday Two of the regular deputized patrolmen will be stationed at each of Ihe twelve pre cincts in the city all day As usual the polling places will open at oclock in the morning and will re main open until oclock in he af ternoon The location of the various polling places has already been an nouneed in The Independent The Jaw specifically defines the pow ers of registrars and judges as peace officers ineventing violence and dis order guarding registration ant count protecting challengers am clerks securing poll books ballots duty of police loitering near the polls hindering electors soliciting voles powor to require aid to order arrests who shall obey and ait them penalty for refusal All registrants and judges of elec tions while exercising their office un der this or any other law regulating elections shall have full power and authority and are hereby required to enforce the peace and good order ant obedience to their lawful demand for such ends at and about the places of registration and of holding election They shall especially keep the access of electors lo the polls open and un obstructed prevent and suppress all riot violence tumult and disorder and also any and all improper prac tices or attempts tending to obstruct or intimidate electors from a free sx ercise of their free right fo vote or tending to disturb or Interfere with the free and peaceful registration of voters or counting and certifying the result of an election They shall also protect the clerks of the election and the witnesses and the challengers des ignated to attend the election as here in provided for from any violence in terference or molestation during Ihe receiving and enumeration of the bal lots ENDEAVORERS HEAR BRYAN Addresses St Paul Convention on Religious Subjects St Paul July Jennings Ryan yesterday addressed the Inter national Christian ICndcavor conven tion on religious subjects Mr Hryan was entertained by Governor John A Johnson in an auiomobile ride Christian Endeavor methods mis sionary methods and HHministry of healing were Hie subjects considered by the convention Conferences as lo Bible study junior workers and 10s pernnlo wore held At 10 oclock the delegates divided into two gatherings one Audi torium and the other in the Central Presbyterian church President Fran cis E Clark was in the chair in the Auidtorium meeting while N H La throp presided over the other At noon evangelistic services were held in the Metropolitan opera house JEWEL GARS OFF Oil THEIIUONC TRIP Parade of Automobiles Fol lows in Their Wake TAUGHT IN OLD SCHOOL CROWD OUT TO SAY FAREWELL DETROIT TROPHY W G Isboll AmericanSimplex Mishawaka I ml Jean Bemb ChalmcrsDolroit De troit H O Smith Premier Indianapolis Secretary and starter Heading Pa Second pilot Dei roll Pilot Doroll Chairmans car Indianapolis CHIEF ERTLE SUCCESSFUL TAGGART ON STAND Death of Mrs Jane Becket Martin at Lancaster CAME WITH LORRIN ANDREWS A Fair Proposition to the Doubt ful Voter have Iried regulat ing the saloon for over 100 years and our taxes arc higher than ever Your tax receipts will show that the more saloon tax the higher are your taxes Thousands of our best men have been ruined through the open saloon Now we issue you a friendly challenge to vole dry and try local option for the next three years and if it docs not improve financial moral and business conditions in Stark county it will be an easy matter to return lo our pres ent policy Now what could be more fair than this Be fair and vote Dance at Surds Saturday Night Dancing 5 cents per couple Specta tors free Judge Blair and Newsboys Band Tonight Judge Blair of Portsmouth will close the campaign for the Drys to morrow night Friday July south of the opera block The News boys band will furnish music A great audience is Good bathing at Meyers lake Pauls Cash Market Choice fresh lint smoked meal can ned moats fresh ami oanned fish sau all kinds of butterlne 10 North Erie We deliver Good bathing at Meyers lake And they shall at all hazards be bound lo preserve and secure the reg isters poll books ballot boxes and bal lots at every election from violence fraud or tampering To enforce the provisions of this section the officer or authority having command of the pollen force of any such city shall promptly on the re quisition of such board of elections detail for service at the polling place in any precinct of such city such force as the board may deem necessary and on every day of elections shall have a special force in readiness for any emergency During the receiving and counting of the ballots or registering of the electors no person shall con gregate or loiter within one hundred feet of the polling place of any elec tion or place of regislralion of elec tors or in any manner binder or delay any elector from leaving or reaching tho place fixed for registration or casting his ballot or within such dis tance of one bundnd feet to give or tender or exhibit any ballot or ticket which he intends lo cast or solicit or in any way attempt to influence any elector in casting his vote In the discharge of their tlulios Ihe judges of ruction may if neces sary appoint and require any elec tor or electors lo aid them in making A Woman Identified With Early History of in Ireland She was Educated in Ashland and Came Herewith Mr Andrews Mrs Jane Becket Martin aged 82 died at her home in Lancaster last Thursday The funeral occurred on Saturday Mrs Maitin was the first high school teacher in Massillon She came here when the union school was organized and served under Lorriu Andrews the first principal She was before her marriage Miss Jane Becket and by this name she is re membered by many old friends and pupils in this neighborhood She lived in a wing of what was then known as the Harris residence on the lot where the homos of H A Croxton and Per Lee Hunt are now located It was subsequently owned by the late Edwin Bayliss and has since been moved to 17 South Prospect street She taught in Massillon for ten yoars and then moved to Lancaster where she taught until she married the late John Martin of that city She be came blind several years ago and her patience under this affliction was an exemplification of her character the fine qualities of which wero well known to all her friends She was born in Ireland Her fnfh or came lo Ibis country to prepare a home for bis family When her mother with two little children a hoy and a girl reached Philadelphia at the close of a long sea voyage they wore informed that the father had tiled about two weeks before They moved from Philadelphia to Ashland where the mother worked hard to educate her children The son died People Along Streets Cheered and Waved to the Tourists Thirtyfour Cars Including Pilots and Chairmans Cars Entered At tho head of a string of automo biles docorateti for the occasion will flags and pennants the two Jew el cars yesterday pointed their noses eastward and whirred guyly out of the city onroute to Detroit whence they will depart Monday on the Glid deu tour to Kansas City by way of Denver There was just one wish in Mie hearts of the drivers the passen gers the escorts and the lookers on and that was that when dusty anil weather beaten the cars come down the street and atop on the square that they will carry with them the Ilower and Glldden trophies Unlike people the engines of the cars did not choke with emotion or anything else They chugged impa tiently to be off for the nice as tho cars stood in South Erie street near Diamond alley waiting for the train of escorts to come up Friends of O P Barnhart general manager of the Jewel company who will drive the machine surrounded him to say good bye wihle from windows and doors of the buildings nearby came goodbyes and good wishes A little after 3 oclock the last of the cars arrived and taking the lead I with the roadster following close bej bind the parade moved up East Main street The Jewel touring car was decorated with pennants and Ameri can Hags and on Ihe radiator was Ihe brass sign Jewel and the nnm Clears His Name of Any Connec tion With Gingles Case fHy Assorlntoil 1 Chicago July Taggart of French Lick Springs former chairman of tbo Democratic national committee whose immoSvas meniion ed in testimony given by lOHn Ginglos look the witness stand in Indue Hro nanos court this morning for the pur pose of clearing his name of any con nection with the case Miss still ml while on the witness stand that on Ihe nighl of the first alleged at lack on her she heard the name of Taggarl mentioned Later she stated that she had never seen Taggart that he had never written to her nor harm ed her in any way Taggart in a re cent interview disclaimed all knowl edge of Miss Gingles but admit led ii business acquaintance with Miss Ag nes Barretto the accuser of Miss Gin He declared he did not know Miss Ginglos and never heard of ber until he saw her name in tho newspapers with that of Miss Barrelte Ho know Miss Barretto he having rented her apartments in one of his hotels Franch Lick which she used as a manicure parlor He said lie bad not been subpoenaed by one In the case lie came to clear his name of any shadow which might have boon brought over II While Taggsirt was on tho stand Attorney ODonnell counsel for tho dingles girl complete ly exonerated Taggart saying no ovl donorwas in his possession or in thut of bis client justifying the use of Tag garts name I ber In white on a black back ground The roadster is No 111 The people along the line at once recog nized the cars and waved and cheered as they passed by After reaching Canton a short stop was made and thoti both proceeded lo Cleveland where the curs were ship ped on the night boat for Detroit In the party beside Mr Bernhart were Mrs Beruhnrl Joseph Wittman of Kansas Clly who will be a paswenger on the car during the trip Mrs Witt man and F W Fischer the PlttNbiirg agent for the Jewel Mrs Bernhart and Mrs Wittman will accompany their husbands only as far as Detroit John Shlmp of Canton drove lie roadster through to Cleveland He will be joined by John Rommel also of Canton next Monday The following is the list of entries in the tour GLIDDEN TROPHY H O Smith Premier Indianapolis George A Weldely Premier Indi anapolis William Bolgor ChalmersDetroit Del roil Frank Rawing Mormon Indiana polls W C Mormon Marmon Indianapo 10 G Gager Maxwell Tarrytown O P Bornlinri Jewel Massillon Charles Clifton IlercoAmiw Buf falo The daughter loarned to be a school ciiflon HierceArrow Unf teacher Lorrin Andrews the first principal of the Massillon union school brought her him from Ashland The late Airs Martins oldest friend in Mnssillon IK Miss Brnnnan who was associated with her first as a pupil find ljler as i teacher Campaign Lies on Judge Hear Him Tonight Bills have been put over the town trying lo defame Judge Blair whoJMolino spoilks for the drys tonight This is nolhing new for the wel ndvo ealos to do The wets are afraid falo A Y Bartholomew Guide Peorla Gus O Bnse Thomns Buffalo A 10 Montgomery Midland Mo line Walter C White White Cleveland HOWIOK TROPHY W H Vamlervoort Mollno Rust Moll no A II Vandorvoort Moline TOast Mollne W H Vandervoort Moline by a man who has been reelected by the people of his district to the bench nine and hear him ami judge for yourself Wo predict that other lies will be circulated today and tomorrow This goes with the liquor business Local Option known their orders or directions lnls staunch advocate of sobriety in enforcing the peace The judges of j election or any of them or any regis trar may order the arrest of any per son violating this section but such arrest shall not prevent such a person from voting or registering If he Is entitled lo do so The sheriff and nil constables policemen and officers of tho peace and all byslanders at any election shall Immediately obey and aid in enforcing any and every lawful order made by the judges at any elec tion in execution of the provisions of this section Any person wilfully refusing or neglecting to perform any of the du In Alliance Alliance this afternoon it was announced that neering works Co and the Good bathing at Meyers lake Ibe Morgan Rngl tho American Steel thai city had corne out with public state ments favoring tho dry Plain Dealer July 8 Frank Brisco Brush Detroit Frank Brisco Brush Del roll John Machesky ChalmersDrtroIl Detroit Frank Stoinman lliipmobile De troit Charles Goltllhwnite Maxwell rytown Charles Clifton PlerceArrow Buf falo Charles Clifton PlercoArrow Buf falo W TI Mclntyre Mclntyre Auburn Tnd O P Bornhart Jewel Massillon Good bathing at Meyers lake F S Moinns Duesenber Mason Des Fred N Coalos Lexington Lexing ton Good bathing at Meyera lake Helped Bring Chiefs Con vention to Canton MEETS AUGUST 3 AND 4 1910 TARIFF BILL IN HOUSE t May be Sent to Conference Before Saturday Night ASKOotatod Washington July scene o ho great bill Ho over the tariff bill shifts today from the senate to UK louse of Following he passageof Die bill by a volo of to M last niglil Senators Aldrleh Ctillom Hale HIUTOWS Penroso He xihllcans and Senators Daniel Mon Bailey Democrats were appoint id conferees on behalf of the somite The house convened at noon today iml it Is believed the senatorial cler ical force will not have lite bill en rolled and thai It will not be ready or ho house until tomorrow ft may e sent to conference before lomor night The tariff bill as amended by I ho senate was officially presented lo the IOUHO immediately a Her the reading of the journal As soon as the mes sage was rend the rouse took a recess or an hour KANSAS RECOVERING Officers Met Thursday in Cleve land and Afterward Took Rides Through the Park Questions to be Discussed by the Chiefs Chief of Police Rrtlo came back from Cleveland Thursday evening Dialed over ihe fact that his efforts o bring Ihe annual convention of the Dlilo Police Association to Stark comity had been successful It waa something the chief had wanted to lo for a long time but it was only yesterday that he was able to have I hequestion settled by the board ot control of which he is a member Those present besides himself were Chief Pinney of Conneaut Witaker Daylou Fouldor of Bollefountalne Smith of Clinton and Stamberger of East Cleveland The meeting was held in tinoflloe of Jake a de led I vo II was decided to hold the conven ion in Canton August 3 and 4 1910 Cleveland wanted the bold badge men but the board of control decided to stay with Chiefs Ertle and Smith in making the meeting place Canton Questions pertaining to the work of the association wore discussed during the course of Thursdays meeting and afterward the chiefs were taken for an automobile ride through the parks Tho association endeavors to effect cooperation among ho police of the state Among the questions which they have up in their conven tions is that of having every fireman numbered and registered not only by the manufacturer but by Ihe dealer as well Finger print Identification ihns been laken up The lalesl plan of Identification of criminals which will in all probability be taken up l the meeting in Canton Is that recommended by Professor Tamnasln In the Italian hospital Ga zette In which he recommends photo graphing the back of the hands of criminals He declares tali I this sys lem IH Infallible by comparing the configuration of the velnous net work which may be made clearly visible by compressing the pulse for a few Instants or If the bund be allowed to swing freely for a few minutes Criminal invesllgalion departments in the larger cities have found that criminals will scar and mar their fin ger tips so as to escape identification by Ihe police As a result the faith pinned to this method of identification IK weakening fluobjection to the liorlllllori system is that It lacks sim plicity arid quickness In ils applica tion fRv Kfirisiis City July streams In this section today nre cither falling or have become Hint louiiry and train ifrvfoo is Improved A Fair Proposition to the Doubt ful Voter Brolher hnvo tried reguhit ing the saloon for over 1UO years and our taxes are higher than ever Your lix receipts will show thai tho more saloon tax higher are yourtiixen Thousands of our best men have boon ruined Ihrougli the open saloon Now we Issue yon i friendly challenge to vole dry and try ooil op Ion for the next three years and If II does not improve financial moral and business conditions In Slarlc county II will be an eauy pros what could ho more Bo fair and vole A Praver O Cod tin Father of nil look down we beseech Thee upon us in our HlmggJf against he saloon Save us from al blindness and prejudice Keep us from unkind words and deeds Make UK kind and forbearing towards those who differ from us Grant sue COSH to our cause ever reminding us that we are all brethren and make IIH wise and fallhfiil to do Thy will AM ION fhin Mils Campaign Lies on Judge Hear Him Tonight Hills have been put over the lown trying to defame Judge Blair who speaks for ihe drys tonight This is nothing new for Ihe wel advo tiS lo tin The weis are afraid of this staunch advocate of sobriety But they can not roll back the tide by eleventh hour lies about a mnn who has been reeiected by the people of ills district to Ihe bench Come and hear him and judge for yourself We predict that other lies will be circulated today and tomorrow This goes with the business Local Option Judge Blair and Newsboys Band Tonight Judge Blair of PortKniouth will close the campaign for I he Drys to morrow night Friday July south of the opera block The News boys band will furnish music A great o Is Good bathing at Meyers lake A Fair Proposition to the Doubt ful Voter have tried regulat ing the saloon for over 100 years and our taxes are higher than over Your lax receipts will show that the more saloon lax ho higher are your taxes Thousands of our best men have been ruined through the open saloon Now we Issue you a friendly challenge to vote dry and try local option for the next three years and if It does not Improve financial moral and business conditions in Stark county il will be an easy matter lo return lo our pres ent policy Now what could be more fair than Ibis Me fair and vote CriTie in Wel Youngstown Record Broken Yonngstowii July Charles Canary and Ray Forakor were held on murder charges in police court today without bond This is the first time in the history of the city that two men were arraigned on a murder charge in one day Canary is held for the murder of Tamos Warron of Newcastle who was slabbed to death in a street fight here over a week ago while Foraker is said to have shot and killed John Cochran last Monday night Tho East Knd Improvement asso ciation has decided to potiUoh city oillcials to clean up the end of town where these murders were committed A third murder within three weeks was reported from the same Adv Good bathing at Meyers lake ;