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21 Oct 1897

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21 Oct 1897

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Athens Messenger And Herald (Newspaper) - October 21, 1897, Athens, Ohio Foh free turnpikes v is. For free turnpikes v is. Vith k n a m ass k n a kit. Vol. Liv. No. 4 a a is rid , Ohio thursday Moening october 21, 1897. Week of Republican meetings. Outpouring of Tho people of a Poisso Frau Fly an Daw f to a Ovll Ici to i following in the footsteps of his Illust Ioc county to hear the leaders of the party discuss the state and National issues. Foraker. Grosvenor. Hanna. Frye and Garfield address Large meetings. Chive a word of encouragement or an Iota of assistance suddenly discovers its overwhelming Devotion for his Well being and suddenly realizes that he is the one upon whom in is of his illustrious father the martyred president came to Athens. Friday evening on his Way to i speak at Frost on saturday. The Ohio j University students irrespective of sex remembering his excellent work in behalf i of the University Law which recognized i the equity of the Ohio University s claim i on the state headed by the Athens band proceeded to the colonnade hotel where the senator was stopping and called for a speech. Many of the citizens were equally enthusiastic and when the distinguished gentleman appeared a sea of faces were presented which betokened a Hearty Welcome. Or. Garfield s speech was Short lamborn is nipped. Tie past week has been a Republican an occurrence without a parallel in Ohio week in this county a week in which re politics. Many of the men who signed publicans showed their unwavering Loy tint petition for the negro protective air to that party in whose ranks shone ticket even in Athens county were such Brilliant stars As Lincoln Grant i of democrats Garfield. Blaine. Hayes and other Noble while thousands of such democrats sign characters of equal prominence. Senator de the petition throughout the state. Valier that potent Brilliant inde fati ibis farcical love of tile democrats for Gable worker for the Success of the re i the negro was displayed in All its Lypo publican cause was the guest of the pee i critical phases by general Grosvenor and pie a Athens county last week and right after paying a High compliment to Athens royally and enthusiastically was he in distinguished guest lie closed his Brief terrified. He is recognized As one of the address and senator Foraker was i great leaders of political thought anti Traduce. Ile was greeted with tumult action. And on every occasion that he Nous applause and after a few Intro appears Here lie is Given a warm and a factory observations launched at once in its deceptive generosity will be and full of appreciation for the ovation lavished this then must be considered j tendered him. Tariff As his theme showed that by its Agency the maintenance of cumin Al Ati vib wac is for the Labouring Man is made possible. Glouster photographer arrested for without he will be compelled to compete with the unpaid labor of Europe. The introduction of senator Hanna was taken a.-, a signal for applause the like of which been this City. For fully three minutes the tumult continued and when quiet reigned the senator began a forty minutes speech Replete with convincing truths. He refuted in emphatic terms Hie Calum Nious attacks and accusations of the democratic press and showed the glittering falsity of the charge that he is a labor Crusher. Having a counterfeiter s. J outfit. Muir of a hokum ton Dollar Hill found in ills in obsess Iii says or made Vinton for another tarty tit Ken to Chillicothe for trial a showing of Oil in the Well drilled on the Hope farm yesterday but no Gas found. In. A \ counterfeiting scheme was nipped in a a Hanna and Frye at Athens. Greeted with a Large crowd and meeting enthusiastic yesterday. On saturday morning a number of athenians and the Marshfield band accompanied senator Garfield and general Grosvenor to Frost where in the afternoon they and Hon. Charles Caldwell of West Virginia addressed a Large gathering. Everybody was astonished at the outpouring of the people in that sparsely settled country. Nun m nuked a a Elf. Would he a conservative estimate and the credit is largely due to the untiring of Orts of such staunch republicans As Frank Root Hiram Burden the patrons the Richardson the russells and a number most sinn ekk a bad Ime. Though senator Foraker has visited the he of Athens Many times and though his name is a Chei Slud household word throughout the county he is always listener to with renewed interest. Senator Foraker was accompanied on his Campaign tour through Athens by general c. In Grosvenor who is known by every ear., woman and child in the county and to the discussion of governor Bushnell a j of others in the Vicinity of Frost. Administration. Beginning with governor Foster. Senator Foraker said that when he left the Gubi Natoria chair and was succeeded by governor Iloa lev. There w As a surplus in the state Treasury. At the expiration of Hoadley s administration. Not Only was the surplus gone but a deficiency of �1, existed. This was one of the intricate problems that of 11 Horn the people acknowledge a debt. Confronted senator Foraker when he c gratitude for his valuable work in entered the office of governor and at the end of four years but Little had been accomplished toward the liquidation of the enormous debt. Governor Campbell s efforts to reduce the debt were futile and when president Mckinley became governor lie had a �1 am Max deficit still confronting him. At the end of Mckinley a tour years administration there was a if Cliency cos 1.1 to oui having thus reduced Gress. And especially his untiring bin the fifty fifth Congress. Senator Foraker was in Athens but one but during his Brief stay he delivered til ree speeches at three in important Points and gave an a Rray of or answerable convincing truths against which the fusillade of democratic vituperative bombardment is absolutely Barm in Llis first speech was delivered at let tester thursday Forenoon and a Good riot audience was present to Greet him. The meeting was held at a most unfavourable time for a Large crowd to attend i because flu Mathe Man we it it Wou Kino. A Only with the greatest inconvenience Ltd pecuniary loss to themselves w Ould it have been possible for them to be preset the mines were running Filiti time Ltd the men wished to take advantage of the Dawn of Prosperity in the Valley my. Consequently worked steadily through ont the Day. Had the meeting be n held in the evening or on saturday afternoon. The audience would have been debt two la in shed Thoi Sano Imp i. A is. To then when governor Bushnell enter cd in january Isac there was a deficiency in the state Treasury of �1,100.000. The problem of re inducing this was the difficult one governor Bushnell had to solve. Let us Sec How Well he has succeeded. It was seen at a glance that some plan should be devised for increasing the Revenue of the state and that too. Without increasing the tax Burden on the agricultural classes. After considering the condition of affairs governor Bushnell recommended to the seventy second general Assembly an increase of the liquor traffic tax and excise tax upon the Gross earnings and quadrupled but. However As it was the i receipts of certain corporations enjoying crowd was reasonably Large considering franchises. His recommendations Wen. Rte circumstances and senator Foraker carried out by the Genera Assembly and was received with that enthusiastic Apas a result an additional income of ii 1,4as Piuse which shows that tie holds a lasting i was created. This tax was paid promptly without protest which was most commendable and to the credit of these corporations. Asa result during the last eighteen months the certificates of in-1 debt Edness issued to provide for a tem j Horary loan of faint too to meet the extraordinary expenses of the the state in i Sih Bice in the hearts of the people of trim i Hie township. Every word uttered by the stator was listened to with a keen l�?Tleciiitiveear.andevery sentence fraught with cogent truth left its impress upon Rte minds of the auditors. Senator Foraker left Glouster on the a a it Ohio Central train and arriving in Athens half an hour later was met at the a Quot a by an enthusiastic crowd of citizens Ltd More than a Hundred College students. As tin senator and his party alighted the train they were greeted by the Ohio in pc the meeting was held in the Little Grove near by Rev. Russell being made the j chairman. He first introduced senator j Garfield who talked for an hour or More i confining his remarks to state issues and tothe excellent record of the last general Assembly in obtaining needed additional Revenue without increasing the rate of Levy on taxable value of real and personal i property. The increase in the receipts of the state treasurer incident to the in crease of the liquor traffic tax and the j levying of an excise tax upon tile Gross earnings and receipts of corporations enjoying Public franchises amounted to Obi Iakiri. The Caus of higher education and Public charities has been better provided for than during any other administration for years yet there has not been an overdraft nor an Advance draft. Instead of the usual depleted condition of the Treasury there is now �1 it in the state Treasury. Or. Garfield closed his speech with an Appeal to the voters to continue in Power such a highly successful administration. Ile is an interesting speaker indulging in no High sounding rhetoric nor attempts to be humorous but driving at the Point from Start to finish. He Issue to become one of the most popular Campaign orators in the state. General Grosvenor was introduced As the second speaker and devoted his time to a general discussion of the two parties. He dwelt upon the incompetency of the democrats to administer the affairs of state and referred at length to toe Brilliant achievements of the Republican part a in once More establishing Confidence among the great business industries of this country and passing such protective legislation that is making the Farmers of the land look Forward with a new Hope of a successful future. Sex congressman Caldwell of Parkersburg was the third speaker and his Inex Lia stable store of wit and humor kept the audience in a Roar until the train left for Athens and it is not Learned yet How the a varsity yell that m in the Welkin Hind. Senatorial party was driven to tin. Silence of general Grosvenor whose a a St senator Foraker was while Athens. A crowd As Large As was expected was present at the meeting held Here in the a a a fermion. Banners in the surrounding territory were prevented from attending he aet that the meeting was held in a Middle of the week and because they re a a it to their ears Quot Iii work. So to i Glt in sowing their wheat which had delayed Many weeks by the Scarcity ran in fait As senator Foraker have been run Ope and unless some unforeseen circumstances arise the last Dollar of Ohio s indebted j much longer. Ness will have been paid by Ink or in the meeting was a Complete Success other words the Bonds will be paid n-1, the people were were pleased with the fast As they Mait re. Not Only is every speakers and the speakers were pleased matured debt of Ohio paid today but with the people or am org prank there is in the stat. Treasury the sum of l oot delightfully entertained the Athens la Usu to. This shows certainly a Satis delegation in a most hospitable manner factory condition of affairs and the re _ Iii i election of governor Bushnell will insure j the continuance of this Wise business like j Hanna and Frye at Nelsonville. Policy in the administration of the affairs j the two senators Given a rousing recep of state. A a senator Foraker showed the importance of this election. And the importance of electing a Republican legislature. The re election of governor Bushnell would be the endorsement of ins business economic administration the election of a Republican administration insures the return of senator Marcus a. Hanna to return tin i m a sleep it the Farmers were j the United states Senate Ami i latin Money to attend political will place the Seal of approval upon the Ever when the speaking j administration of president Mckinley gun pit Wert for til Iglus Hundred or a thousand peo was furnished a resent. Mush be occasion by the a a Lon Williams Young musicians. The 41&Quot a King was from the band stand on the a a Quot a House Esplanade and at i jul the ,, i Fie meeting. Major Charles a mini introduced general Grosvenor Quot Lade a Brief speech confining his Quot re a principally to the i Echo Chote tiv i to Ket a Hovi it la Lilac a Impi stored to for speeches it Nelson . Senator Foraker and general Grosve Athens Concei t j nor left on . Hocking Valley train for Nelsonville where on the same evening they spoke in Stuart s opera House to a Large Aud enthusiastic audience. Every available loot of space was occupied while the gallery we As filled to its fullest capacity. Captain j f. Welch was made chairman and introduced senator Foraker was applauded to the Echo. He Cov in unmistakable terms that i ered practically the same ground As at Quot a of this ticket in the Field was i Athens and produced a profound effect the tors cast their ballots indirectly the u in Nio cratic cause. The entire f front of the democratic party t,.a use Renie antipathy for the negro flowing with love for his a Nom n s one of ii11 most ludicrous and Quot i to ,1 u a act8 a political drama Tite state apolitical party that was to Quot a Quot nut favor the negro Iii the no a Quot a i affair a party from which Fetto never has and never will re w Hen general Grosvenor was introduced he was received with his old time enthusiasm. He was frequently interrupted with resounding applause and throughout the entire me Ettig the speakers received a veritable ovation. The Frost meeting a surprisingly Large crowd to hear Garfield. Grosvenor and Caldwell. Senator James r Garfield that unassuming popular and Able member of the Tion there tuesday night. , Ohio october la a tonight this City has been Abla. With Republican enthusiasm Victory permeates the very air and when the votes Are counted one i week from next tuesday York the town a snip that has been weighed and never found wanting will be found standing resolutely in the Republican column. The athral of the50train from Bogan bearing senator Hanna senator Frye i and general Grosvenor marked the be i ginning of a demonstration that is rarely seen in this City even in the hottest political Campaign. At the depot the Sena i t Olla i party was met by an immense i crowd bands were playing horns were i blowing Anil people were shouting. The streets were literally ablaze with fire works and everywhere was seen that enthusiasm t Ilat is the la Felt i us ii of Sill e a. The opera House in which the meeting was held was one solid mass of humanity. Men and women Lilied every Inch of space and hundreds sought in vain for admission to me Hall Tine feature of the meeting Here tonight was the ovation Given general Grosvenor. The general was unavoidably delayed in reaching the Hall and he walked to the platform unattended. As he walked up the aisle he was greeted with tremendous applause. Senator Frye was introduced by chairman Captain Snowden. The Maine senator was at his Best and taking protective senator m. A. Hanna and senator win. P. Frye of Maine arrived Iti Athens on the la to train from Nelsonville. Tuesday night where the same evening they addressed an immense audience. The two distinguished senators were guests at the colonnade hotel and on wednesday noon they were entertained at luncheon by or. And mrs. J. I. Brown. Senator Hanna and senator Frye passed the Forenoon wednesday in a quiet manner. They were taken for a Short drive with general Grosvenor and the rest of the morning was spent in receiving and answering telegrams and Reading the papers. Residences and business houses were quite lavishly decorated and lithographs of Hanna Mckinley. Foraker and Bushnell were seen in almost every window. People from the country and surrounding towns began to arrive by nine o clock and with the arrival of every train the crowd was enlarged. By twelve of clock a thousand people were on the Street and by 1 30 when the speaking began fully a two nov Klee Ihn Keo Skol were incite crowd. There was noticeable anxiety on the part of nearly every one to see senator Hanna about whom All had read so much and when he took his place on the platform erected on the court House Square a vociferous shout went up from the multitude. J. P. Wood w As made chairman of the meeting and senator Frye of Maine was introduced. His speech from beginning to end was forceful and logical and the frequent burst of applause that greeted him was evidence of appreciation. Ile dwelt at considerable length on the free coinage of Silver which the democrats have in their platform but which Tiev so Veu mention either rom Rostrum or press he revealed the utter fallacy of free coinage and the absolute dishonesty involved in carrying out the Silver scheme. He dwelt upon the overshadowing importance of the result of the election and the necessity of electing a legislature that will choose a Republican colleague for Ohio s senior senator j. B. Foraker. The failure to do this Means the disapproval of governor Bushnell s excellent administration. The repudiation of the action of the republicans last fall and the repudiation of our own Republican president. William Mckinley. In the course of senator Frye s speech he spoke of one of the ineradicable principles of the Republican party the protective Tariff which if judiciously carried out. Means the continuance of Prosperity of american labor and tile impossibility of reducing them to the unhappy lot of the european toilet. Senator Hanna As he arose to speak was greeted with applause that could not be misunderstood instead of the Man with horns oppressive arid arrogant As the enquirer cartoonist depicts him he is the very picture of jollity Good nature and generosity. Ile spoke but Twenty minutes Blit every word was to the Point. The malicious charges made against him by the democratic press he proved to be utterly without foundation. The fact that during the month of last August a Dull business month he paid his employees a i six in ally the sum of . The speech throughout was the presentation of business facts Ilia Plain business like Way by a business Man. Senators Hanna. Frye and general Grosvenor left on the afternoon train for Glouster were a rousing meeting was held last night. Music was furnished during the afternoon by tile Athens concert band and yesterday evening accompanied the senatorial party to Glouster. A Mars institutes. The committee to establish Farmers institutes in Ghio have Given to Athens county four meetings to be held at Athens Coolville ame Vimo an Albany. The locations Are appropriate it gives an Opportunity for All to attend one or inure of these meetings without great inconvenience. The several executive committees of the different institutes will meet soon to arrange programs for the coming meetings. No pains will be spared to have the dates of these meetings so Well advertised that every person in the county can know when they Are held. Come to these institutes prepared to a give and take the greatest amount of information in the least possible time. There will be present practical representative men in different lines of agriculture and horticulture. Come let us reason together. E. Ii. Aka Wien president. A just try a 10c. Box of Cascaret the finest liver and Bowel regulator Ever made the Bud Here monday afternoon and John lamborn was arrested and placed in the county jail charged with having counterfeit Money and apparatus for making it in his Possession. John lamborn is a resident of Glouster where for a number of Yiirs he has been conducting a photograph gallery. Though his gallery has been located in that City he has been conducting a sort of photographic it instance in different parts of Athens co Tufty. For some time he had his artist tent pitched at Albany Aud last week removed his outfit from that place to Athens Whereon Mill Street his tent is no to located. When arrested lamborn ii ail in Bis Possession. Valise containing several plates photographs half of a ten Dollar Bill and a Small Supply of Ink. The plates showed considerable ingenuity in their workmanship the Bill was a fair product of the engraver s skill and was a very creditable imitation of the genuine article. It has been definitely Learned that late Botn had been engaged several months in perfecting his counterfeiting scheme but it is almost positively known that none of the bogus Hills have been put. Into circulation. But had not the scheme been nipped when it was in its inception it would have been Only a question of time when an attempt at least would have been made to Moat the counterfeit Money. Lake the majority of schemes to defraud the people Umborn s was circumvented and exposed because of undue Confidence placed in others. As Long ago As August he was evidently working to perfect his counterfeiting apparatus and he was probably on the Point of manipulating his scheme when the props were knocked from under it. The Man of whom lamborn made a confident was Johh Al on. A Barber now located in Athens on court Street but formerly engaged in the same business at Corning an i Glouster. While at Glouster lamborn and Koon became acquainted and the intimacy of their acquaintanceship led lamborn to divulge his scheme for making counterfeit Money. A Loon s father. Eli Koon lives at Blain City Madison county and while on a visit to his Home sometime ago informed his father of the scheme lamborn had Iii View. Koon cautioned his son to be careful or he d become implicated in the counterfeiting business. The son replied that he would not become entangled in the meshes and that he would wait till Lam born attempted to float the spurious Money inform upon him and receive a Large Reward. About a week ago John Koon left Glouster where he had been located and went to Blain City to visit his father. While there lamborn wrote a letter to Koon from Athens. Before the letter reached Blain City however Koon left and came to Athens. In the meantime the epistle had reached its destination and was received by his father Eli Koon who opened the letter and read it. The missive contained some reference to the counterfeiting scheme and also a request for five dollars which As lamborn said he wanted to use in Billing Athens for his photographic business. Fearing his son would become implicated in the counterfeiting game the elder Koon boarded the first train monday for Corning where he believed he would find his son. Learning that his son was in Athens he walked from Corning to Glouster and after having lamborn shown to him boarded Hie Ohio Central train that reaches Athens Atli. As a remarkable coincidence lamborn hoarded the same train having purchased a ticket for Athens. Lamborn was evidently Labouring under considerable Strain for he scrutinized every one that entered the car with Lynx like keenness. When the train reached Athens lamborn left his Valise in the car and stepping on the platform looked in every direction to see if the coast was Clear for from his unnatural actions it was Plain that he anticipated trouble when he reached this City. Satisfying himself that hip Way was open he re entered the car. And getting his Valise started at a brisk walk up town. On the train with Eli Koon was commissioner copier and the two walked up the Street from the depot together. In the course of Hie conversation Between them Koon incidentally remarked that lamborn who a just ahead had enough in his grip to Send him to the Penitentiary. This naturally aroused or i lip less curiosity and plying one question after another he elicited the Story of John kaon s transactions with lamborn. The authorities Here were at once notified Aud Twenty minutes after lamborn struck the town he was arrested by Marshall Dean in the Barber shop where Koon was at work. Lamborn when arrested showed not a Little nervousness and when his Valise was opened and examined and the contents found As above stated he said he was making the plates for John Koon for which lie was to receive the sum of fifty dollars. The Valise in which the counter Felting plates were found belonged to will Koon brother of the one who first knew of the scheme. Young Koon when interviewed said Fiat parties at Albany were also implicated in the work hut lamborn denies the statement. He was taken to Chillicothe. Wednesday morning by Deputy United states marshal harness. There lie will be tried before the United states commissioner. Lamborn is about thirty six years of age and has a wife and family at Glouster. Messes. Liepp anti Harris confident of a Kiel fool Here citizens i red to form a i Rosw Eton a company the hip eastward. The Well tint Down by the Shepp Oil co., Between the in. Amp m. Railroad and Margarett s Creek near the Hope Gas Well was drilled in monday evening at a depth of Uhm feet. Much to the Surprise of everybody there was a showing of Oil hut scarcely no Gas whatever. The Well was shot on wednesday morning and the tubing collapsed thus preventing any visible effect. Quite a considerable showing of Oil is in evidence and a Short time after the shooting the Well Lilied with an Excel Quot Lent Quality of Pennsylvania Oil. It is the opinion of the operators that when the casing is removed that Oil will flow but of course it is now impossible to know in what quantities. Or Shepp and ins colleague or. Harris have had a Deal of experience in Oil prospecting and they Are firm in the belief that there Are Rich pools in this locality. The Well in question is within 500 or Loo feet of the original Hope Well which showed a heavy How of Gas. The Berea grit was found to he live feet deeper in the Shepp Well than in the Hope Well showing conclusively that the slope is toward the East. There being a showing of Oil and none of Gas leads to the conclusion that Thev were approaching the Oil Pool. Probably aunt Lier Well farther East would he a Gusher. Messes. Shepp and Harris have come into this Community As Oil prospectors and put Down the Well in question largely at their own expense. They Are willing to help defray the expense in continuing exploration for Oil and Gas and giving this Field a thorough scientific test. To he successful would mean a great Deal for Athens. It appears to the writer that the citizens of Athens should not let these gentlemen leave Here until further tests Are made let there be a company of one Hundred or More formed arid have several More Wells put Down. The Cost to each would he but Little if unsuccessful but of successful the returns would be a thousand fold. Let our Public spirited citizens take this matter up and in the same spirit of Enterprise of messes. Shepp arid Harris push the prospecting for Oil and Gas Here to a successful termination. James h Qualls writes some resolutions which should be adopted by coloured voters. James la. Quails who was for a number of years a prominent coloured school teacher and a resident of tills county writes this paper from his Home in Harrison county. Ohio and among other things incorporates his opinion of the negro protective party in the following resolutions which he says he Hopes All coloured voters of Ohio will adopt Hehli ski it that we the coloured voters of Hie state of Ohio look with righteous contempt upon the efforts of John it. Mclean and ids hirelings to detract from the strength of the Republican party by causing the organization of an alleged coloured protective party into which it proposes to lure the coloured voters. Resolved that we regard with Disfavour the action of certain coloured men who As tools of the democratic party Are trying to betray the coloured voters in the interest of democracy Whity As a party has been our enemy Ever since it began. Resolved that we hereby warn our Bre Tieren throughout tile state of Ohio that this so called negro protective party is Only an organization of negro democrats who failing to attract any considerable number of coloured voters to the democratic party Are seeking to foist upon the coloured men of this state this alleged Independent ticket. Resolved. That we severely condemn any proposition to place a separate or Jim Crow ticket upon the official ballot. Resolved that the entire Republican ticket has our most Hearty endorsement. Deafness cannot be cared local applications As they by local applications. As they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is Only one Way to cure deafness and that is by remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the eustachian tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing and when it is entirely closed deafness is the result and unless the int lamination can be taken out and this tube restored to its Normal condition hearing will be destroyed forever nine cases out of ten Are caused by Catarrh which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give one Hundred dollars for any Case of deafness caused by Catarrh that cannot be cured by Halls Catarrh lire. Send for circulars free. F. J. Cheney amp co. Toledo o. Sold by druggists 75c. Hall s family pills Are the Best. Hibbard a undertakers. J. M. Thris wend. Of Grosbeck Texas says that when he has a spell of indigestion and feels had and sluggish he takes two of Dewitt s Little Early risers at night and he is All right the next morning. Many thousands of others do the same thing. Do you Cliness pharmacy. 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