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Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - September 6, 1923, Sandusky, Ohio THE WEATHER SHOWERS THURSDAY AND LEAGUE ODC ODO Over Tokio ires After Three SOLDIERS BURNING DEAD VICTIMS TO PREVENT DISEA American and Other Ambassadors Give Aid To University and Great Library of Horrors Almost Unbelievable Are Staff Correspondent of United and Osaka 1923, United Sept. 5 courier Sep. 6)-A merciful rain lias fallen upon Like an angry resisting efforts to drive it from a bloody feast of human bodies and habitations the great fire which has swept the city for three days and three enveloping the wreckage 4n clouds ot lias aiea This enables work of rescue to proceed in more orderly fashion and scoreg of the injured are being brought into relief weird and fantastic aro the scenes as the people of the city endeavor to adjust themselves to conditions of Slender youths walking through tho streets carrying big Japanese are aiding the police and REDUCED TOLL OF CITIES Between 30,000 and 40,000 Victims in Tokio and Yokohama New By MOTO Foreign Editor Osaka for the United Sept. 6-Tho total of dead in Tokio and Yokohama a9 a result of Saturday's earthquake is officially estimated at between thirty and forty The number of houses destroyed is estimated at 250,000. Most of these were burned in the numerous fires that broke out after the first One of the most serious individual instances of property destruction was the burning of the Imperial which contained half a million invaluable Tales of terror that gripped Tokio and Yokohama as flames followed the first devastation wrought by came to Osaka today over the highways choked with an endless stream of Thousands of Japanese seemed to die simply of heart one survivor to arrive here The fiery furnace into which tho few moments by the heaving shocks was so terrifying a sight that many inhabitants merely day down where they and Stories of individual heroism also were added to the first estimates of To Page 6-No. 4.) military in maintaining order and assisting in the search for The stench of corpses is becoming almost Dead litter the streets in some Among the ruins of burned houses are haif incinerated Soldiers have taken over the of endeavoring to save the city from the consequences that might naturally follow such Burials are impossible and the soldiers are bending their efforts toward hastening cremations American Ambassador Woods and other foreign representatives and their staffs whose embassies or legations were destroyed or damaged are being furnished temporary offices in the British Your with the war has just completed a investigation and check of The record shows there were 612 separate shocks felt in Tokio from noon Saturday to six a. m. on This investigation further showed that 250,000 houses in Tokio were Most of the houses were destroyed by fire which followed the quake rather than by the quake The Imperial containing a library of half a million books of incalculable was The British embassy was only | The most dramatic Installation premier In the | took place on the lawn In front of Akasaka palace while the fire was at its height and the earth was still trembling with the recurrent shocks Premier Yamamoto stood on the lawn with his cabinet around him for the The prince regent was The party did not dare go inside the owing to the danger of its or being But with the city in To Page 6-No. 3.) Bulletins NEW Sept. 6-The establishments of the Episcopal church in Tokio were wiped a cablegram received by Dr. John W. of the department of missions from Bishop of said All are The property destroyed St. Lukes two the cathedral seven churches in Various parts of the city and fifteen other Sept. 6.-Damage caused by earthquake and fire in the business and official districts of Tokio is smaller than at first according to 400 British refugees reaching whose stories were cabled here by the British The foreign the admiralty ami the department of justice buildings all are intact according to tho British League Ponders Over Corfu Coup Sept. 6.-Refugees reaching Kobe are optimistic as to the fate of foreigners in the earthquake ravaged regions of according to a cable from tho British consul received It is believed the British embassy and at Tokio and Yokohama may have escaped Sept. 6 -A cablegram received here today by L. C. treasurer of the Church Mission board announced that all missionaries of the Southern Presbyterian church in the area of Japan were WIFE SAKS E EE HOTELS ON American Correspondent Saw Them Hurled Over Cliff in Sept. 6-Three hotels in the Bluff residence district of Yokohama were hurled over a cliff by the first tremendous shock there and their occupants dashed to according to an eye of what was perhaps the most terrible single incident of tho Only a few pitifully injured survivors crawled from the the Roderick correspondent of the Chicago on arrival at A majority the residents of the Bluff district The Oriental Palace hotel was almost swallowed up by lUc It disappeared into a great rent that opened suddenly in the heaving earth until only the top story and a half remained above the That caught Casualties were Frantic calls for help went swered as tho frequent shocks firca drove away The French orphanage at Yokohama housed sixteen sisters I children It went down a heap of There were no Ambassador Woods Reported Military Attache Others Are Reported Sept. 6.-Major Crane of the American embassy staff at Tokio and Mrs. Crane were reported to the state department today as in a message from Ambassador Woods repeated the statement of message that all the rest of the embassy personnel was Two cables were received from Woods after a long wait for embassy staff reported safe with the exception of Major and Mrs. Crane not yet heard Consul Kirjassoff and family and Miss Doris Babbitt reported The department thought this message somewhat delayed in transmission as earlier advices reported the two children of the Lieutenant Colonel Charles 111., military attache at reported killed in the wrecking of a train during the is A message from him was received by the war department Burn ett also notified the department that Major C. W. and Mrs. Crane had left Yokohama before the disaster and were This is the Crane mentioned in the Woods whoso home is In New is a language Burnett's message came from the Japanese radio station near A second message from Woods relief supplies 6.) Sept. 6-Seventy foreigners are dead in Yokohama while all the foreigners in Tokio escaped according to n wireless message from the British cruiser 30.101IA1 IN Home Office Cablegram Shows Fate of Other Cities on tailed the sort To Page 6-No SAN Sept. 6.- Thirty thousand 100,000 injured and 350,000 buildings destroyed in is the latest estimate of the toll of Saturday's earthquake and subsequent fire made by the Japanese homo according to a message received by tho Radio Corporation here The radiogram was forwarded by the government wireless station at has been the message are being the radiogram to guard foreigners against Spanish and Swiss embassies were three casualties are reported in the diplomatic The Italian ambassador is reported The American military attache and the secretary of the German embassy are without to have been killed on a train which was thrown from the rails between and is safe but his villa has been the radiogram home office announced 30,-000 100,000 injured and 350,-000 houses lost in five hundred refugees have been gathered in has been last statement was interpreted as meaning that had been wiped houses at Kamakura collapsed and most were villas about Hayama and Oiso all but thero was no fire at slight west of Mishima cabinet has decided to take measures to protect suffering To Page 6-No. 2.) i Greek soldiers of the Corfu island old fort at Corfu bombarded by The League of Nations council the dispute and Greece arising out of the killing of five Italian Greece and the subsequent the Island of Italian Greece has the international council to the Believe Man Murdered And Thrown Off Train As It Passed Norwalk Special to the Sept. two bullet holes through the right side of his the body of a man believed to bo F. J. Wylie was found along the N. Y. C. tracks near Whitney Field here this Officials believe the man was murdered and thrown from a passing Identification has not been definitely tho only indication AT MINE MEETING Operators and Miners Say Any Settlement Must Hinge On Wage Sept. 6- Union and operator delegates who are conferring privately with Gov. Pinchot in an effort to settle the hard coal now in its six have submitted their This was the an position of both parties today as they reassembled in tho capital for a final attempt to reach a Pinchot believes has been and he still holds confidence of The final word may be said at a conference today and a decision one way or another is expected The ultimatum of the operators is that the strike must be settled on no more than a flat ten per wage increase the contract shall not run longer than 1925; the union cannot be disputed points must be left to final of the miners is that day laborers must receive assurance in dollars and cents of how much of an increase they are to by the dead man being a N. Y. C. pass made out to F. J. and good cast of The pass bears tho picture of the man to whom it was and this m evidently a likeness of the dead It was stated that the only train which passed through here last night between midnight and the time the body was found was a local and it Is believed that the man's body was dropped from the No reason for the murder could be assigned by officers hero The man was well-dressed but carried of value in his yet the theory that he had been robbed was discounted by the The man was apparently 38 years One ot the bullets penetrated the right cheek of the and the other was about two inches under the right It is stated that either AGAIN PUIS CRIMP IN E IS Assembly of League of Nations Failed To Act on Decision Which Holds That Occupation of Corfu by Italians Is Violation of Article Ten of League Italy May Withdraw and Result Sept. 6-Landing parties from three Italian destroyers peacefully occupied the islets of Fano and south of Corfu this Sept. 6-To avoid tho risk of a clash with the Kalian Greece today ordered all her warships to retire from the bay of Downpour About 2 O'clock Prevents Racing and Dampens With business in Sandusky practically and farmers coming from all parts of the there was every indication of a huge crowd at the Thursday afternoon and Shortly before 2 p. m. a heavy with a of came Several thousand people already on the grounds sought all available places of and many were Four Poisoned By Mushrooms Sept. 6-Dominiclc 23, Police Judge Beebe today on a charge of violating the health ordinance by selling mushrooms injurious to Judge Beebe fined him and stating am finding you not so much to punish you but as to servo as an example to The victims Miss Emma of Mrs. Mary Mrs. Catherine 60, her 20. Miss Wanch and Mrs. Ziegler are still ia the Easy To Fill The Easy To Make The Count Some Participants Report They Average 350 Letters To Which Will Mean Upwards i of 12,000 At the Those already entered in The Fill The Bowl With Letters Pastime say it is easy to hunt out the condensed letters in the and it it much easier to make the count after these letters are pasted on the the back of the bowl Some reports on the number of letters they have been able to get in the bowls have reached the these show some are getting an average of around 350 letters in the bowls If you are not d as well as in from now on you had better look a more carefully and select letters more If you are doing better than keep it to yourself and try to 10 BE RAISED BY shot would have been For this reason the suicide Several thousand others changed theory is discounted for it Is claimed their minds and didn't go to the that it would have been Impossible for the man to have fired the second j Grounds were deep In and No trace of any gun could be j the races for the day were called found by It is believed i off. The first heat of the race that the man was murdered by com- was finished in the but it would following an not it was ia in the morgue ing will start at 12:30 on Friday awaiting more certain j and as many events will be finished us board members say they are out of If it had rained one of an inch more before 2 o'clock the board would have collected The policy that at least of an inch of rain must fall between 10 and 2 o'clock to permit the board to The downfall was of an according to Forecaster C. C. Cooper of the weather The insurance is for Fair visitors this year have noted that the machinery and auto exhibits are unusually and Floral hall offers many The poultry display ia very good and is claiming much In the department which in earlier years was the most important of the is little to be seen this The arrival of twenty head of cattle from the Wednesday helped out bringing the total to 27 But fivo horses were being three draft horses entered by Andrew Lortcher of Kimball and two Belgian mares by J. There were but two head of sheep and practically no The number of race horses was only thing we can say Is To Page 0-No. 5.) By WOOD Press Staff GENEVA Sept. 6-The league of council avoided a break with Italy late After deciding at a private session to the competence to adjust the dispute the only action the council took at a public meeting later was to recommend that the council of ambassadors at Paris find a basis for settlement of Italy's demand for reparations for the death of her commissioners at The league council despite pressure by a majority of members and of delegates to the assembly which had adjourned pending action by the smaller body did not enter into the question of whether Italy's of Corfu was a violation of the celebrated article Answering Mussolini's challenge of incompetency the council stall reserved for the league the right to act in this matter but took no As the council met today to formulate its fateful telegrams from all parts of the world ware coming in demanding that the league mediate in the dispute and refuse to give way to The assembly of the league was to have held a session this morning but adjourned to clear the decks for the council and to prevent assembly delegates from discussing the Italo-Greek dispute before tho council reached its Tho problem which the council faced and upon which the fate of the league and peace in Europe is briefly Five Italian commissioners were slain at Janina and holding Greece occupied Greek territory and Greece proposed an international investigation of the assassinations and protested to the League of Nations the punitive measures instituted by The latter questioned the authority in the matter and threatened to withdraw from tiie organization if the were Italy held that the council of ambassadors at Paris was the only body competent to adjudicate the So much more was than a dispute between Italy and Greece that gravest consequences may result from the ell's Although only private conversations between league delegates followed adjournment of the it is generally conceded that Investigation of the massacre of the Italian mission is a question within tho competence of the council of Thus Italy la it is Greece has agreed to But it is insisted that the Italian occupation of Corfu is an entirely different a question quite within the of the opening up just the sort difficulties the league was designed to do still better for it would be a shame to miss Premium One by a few They Don't Care Some participants say they are getting so much fun and diversion out of Filling The Bowls With Letters that whtle a premium would bo most even if they did not get they would have enjoyed trying to get the greatest number of letters in the With 15C Premiums to be given away it would seem that there can be none who not receive something their | Even the of the would be good pay for the small To Page 6-No. 1.) | 7 Government Bending Every Effort To Get Relief To Stricken Sept. American Red Cross executive committee today set next Monday as the time limit for raising the relief fund for Japanese quake The committee hopes greatly to exceed that The American relief administration's purchasing taken over by the Red has already made purchases of it was The Jewish welfare board in a telegram to the Red Cross today pledged Intensive co-operation in the campaign for The war and navy departments continued today to use every resource at their disposal for Every transport in the service and if needs be every army and naval medical who can be will to tho officials if the situation demands it. Brigadier General Frank R. U. S. A. has been designated director general of American relief j work in Japan for the American Red ' Secretary of War Weeks an- attached to t Wood's utaff in the E REFUSE TO Seizure of More Greek Islands and Filing of 5 Claim Sept. 6.-Jugo-Slavia today notified France she will refuse to yield to certain points in the demands of Premier solini of Italy V These touch M. her foreign minister told Premier but the Serbs nave no intentions if Mussolini permit a peaceful * State Officials Trying Eliminate Corn Stop 317,000 By LLOYD Press Staff Sept. 6-While League of Nations at Geneva considered Intervention in the new antagonistic moves on the part of Italy heightened pessimism marines occupied threa more islands in the vicinity of Italy filed with Greece a claim for from fifteen million lire million lire as tho first coat of the occupation of Greek territory punitive measure for the slaying Italian commissioners at A regiment of the 40th was garrisoned at the islets of and A Greek journalist named was arrested by Italians in a sailing vessel on the high Italian men of war swarm j the little group of islands which j ly has torpedo boats hovering 10 } about watching all Greek that arrive or A meeting of volunteer Garibaldi who fought Tor Greece against To Page 6-No. 8.) B 's News Highlights Sept. European corn borer lines are in operation in northern Ohio including according to a report made to Director of Agriculture Charles V. by Earls G. field superintendent of the quarantine in More than 317,000 vehicles have been stopped by the representatives of Brewer's department to determine whether they are carrying corn from tho infested These inspectors have some 3,000 dozen ears of corn from these A small percentage of the machines encountered refuse to stop when requested to do by the A few have been apprehended through the assistance of the local speed insect that threatens the food supply of the state also imperils the welfare of every citizen of the state and efforts to exterminate the evil should have the hearty cooperation of said ITS WITHIN AN HOUR Bay Bridge Workers Rushed To Hospital Here is now In Elbert H. head of the United States Steel Corporation today To Page 7J SANDUSKY AND VICINITY Kaln again stops race program at Two accidents within short time cause ambulance calls from Bay Murdered man is thrown from trahi at police GENERAL NEWS Rain stops fires in stricken city of League of Nations council decides in secret session to dispute but takes no action hi open Thompson Takes Place of Baxter Sept. 6-D. O. today took charge of the state fish and game department as chief of the Thompson's appointment was announced by Gov. Donahey a week but at the time Thompson said he would not finally accepted under he said indicating that ho took the Job at the urging of the Two accidents an hour caused the Sons ambulance to make two to Bay Bridge to remove tuns to Providence hospital Thut day The first accident was arm of a workman employed by McDonald Construction Co. engage in the erection of a large for the Sandusky Cement caught in the clutch of a The had Just to Sandusky with the when a call came to return Tho second to a worker employed by the fountain Iron & 8te*l Co. unloading from a car andiS caught between a steel car One leg was Roy Scott 23 of Ironton Ws first accident victim and suff broken arm and collar condition was reported tto serious at Providence Stokes of mors severely injured crushed and it fear hospital that r f 84
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