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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio Section 1-Pages 1 to 10 18 Pages Today LAST THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTr-FOUB TEAR SANDUSKY OHIO TUESDAY. JANUARY 17 Iflll NUMBEB 85 VILLAGE GAIN IS TRIFLING Boron, Vermilion and Milan Show Increases KEEP PLEDGES, ADVICE OF HARMON AND CLARK BALTIMORE. MD.. Jan. pering his cry of exultation over the re- sult on November 8, with the admoni- ui me tion that (he democratic party must house of representatives, today de- make hay white the sun shines and now get ready for 1912, Representative Champ Clark, speaker-to-be of the next been too strong. ANOTHER ONE HIT SPRINGFIELD, 0., Jan. 17- I'nable to meet Its last week's payroll, the Springfield Times has been placed in the hands of a re- ceivei. The application was made by the American Press association which holds a claim of more than Competition is said to SERMON STIRS MILAN; A CORRECTED VERSION pnUl 10 The Star-Journal: MILAN. 0 Jan 17. the result OTHERS REPORT LOSS Census Bereao Announced Population Clinton Had t Health; Growth. ERIE CO. VILLAGES 1910 Milan 696 Berlin Heights.. 554 Kelleyi Island. Vermilion 1708 653 625 1890 1380 627 517 STAR-JOURNAL 'BUREAU, Munsay Building. WASHINGTON, Jan. coun- ty towns, like Sandusky, did not grow very much. In fact, two or them, Der- lin Heights and Kelleys Wand, lost. Huron is the largest village in the county, according to the census fig- ures announced here today. It made a gain of 48. Milan increased 43 and Vermilion made a gain of 185 Bei- lin Heights lost 71. The five villages of Brie county made a net gain of just 48. The city of Sajidimkv galnejL325 and the coun- ty as a whole gained 677, so that the gain in the lural portion outside the city and five villages was 304, The population of Port Clinton was announced today aR In 1900 the population was so there has been a gain of 557. Sandusky county village population was announced as follows: Oibsonburg, Lrieensprings, 833; -Helena, 306; Lindsay, 501- Wood- ville, 807. i ANDERSON'S SURPRISED TOOK AUTO BIDES WITH MBS. SCHENK ASKS PROBE OF CHARGES Minister Leadinj "Wets" Resents Wheeler's Talk. TAX POODLE DOGS Thinks There Was Error in Sandnsky's Census Count Special to The COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. resentatjve White of Saudusky Bounty, is contemplating the Intro- ductidn of a bill laying an excise tax of ?5 on poodle dogs, for the double purpose of preventing race suicide and raising state revenue. He estimates that there are such dogs in the state. COLUMBUS. O., Jan. L. H. Lorenz, Clark county representative, who seems the likelj "wet" leader in livered the "keynote1 speech of the democratic jollification and harmony meeting here. When we analyze the figures of the last Clark asserted, "it will be seen that the result was not so much of a victory for the democrats as a defeat for the republicans. Our suc- cess was the result of the stay- at-home vote Therefore, we are real- ly in a state of probation The countiy given us another chance to demonstrate our fitness to conduct the government after Mxieeri .o-irs tit exclusion from power. We hold our destiny in our hands. We have a gold- en opportunity. Coupled with this are grave lesponsibilities it we are co-1J. to the opportunity, if we meet the" responsibilities with wisdom, courage and patriotism, we will a long of ?ower. "That democrats will be faithful to their pledges and, so far as in them lies, enact into law the progressive and brneficient ideas which they ori- ginated and advocated for the welfare of all the people and the honor of the republic, is beyond For years though handicapped being in the minority, we have labored as- siduously for the accomplishment of RIDFS IN COUNTRY Chauffeur Tells of Schenk's Mrs. DAMAGING TESTIMONY Witness Very NTVOHS as He Can Re- c'tal of Affairs between Wonnn aid Music Store Clerk. ft-eling aioused alleged utterances of Eiangelist Lewis. Sun- da} tnsht, he criticized the school bourd for its refusal to permit the holding of Hirelings in the school house, this is apparently beine divided into two who stand by the t vangelist and those who oppose him The Rev. Mr Lewis denies that he nudes statements hate been attributed to him A. L. of also denies published state- ments. Frank H. Dimon. president of the school hoard, that hi- lt an bring t 01 more persons to substantiate thr statement that th'1 exaneelist m.itle ihe assertions piu- li: all} as published The meeting last maht nas calm and those who Mtended export- ing lo hear some oratorical fireworks, weie disappointed Tne Mr. Lewis made no icferenie to ihe con- troversi, with the school hoaid Thcie wav a near-clash aftfrnoon when Rev. .Mr Lewis and Mr. Din'on met by accident Mr Hoover. was with the evangelist, soitsht lo introduce the bin Di- lefused he-e, concluded that this referred to him and tit gave out a "thallenge" to the miuiMer to lead such a mob here, offering to him the expenses of such all undertakins Notwithstanding th" feelln? a- Lewis has" al eatl> secured thirty or moie toiuei 5. The meet- ings aie to be .untiuued for a couple of weeks SHEEHAN'S" NOMINATED RETAINS PRESENT OFFICIAL Democratic Infirmary Board Names Republican DEADLOCK IS BROKER WHEELING W v-i Jan" to 'he extended 01' Lund} Wilson, chauffeur for Mrs, ..r-'n ,hrt r p these things; and, at last, after hard i Schenk, today took the stand in the n trials and great tilnalatior, Schenk poisoning case and detailed I nn LuKohnl M come into possession of the house we I full the infatuation of Mrs. Schenk will keep faith with the people and i for Dan Phillips, the music store a m'ner lut M r? thereby make our title clear to the i clerk. He told of numerous auto that he n possession of all branches of the gov- beer and sandwich lunches, of I ld' ernment in 1912. "We had lost election ifter elec- tion for so many years that many dem- ocrats had lost hope If six months could have made body believe that we would elect a raajot- ity of the house in the 62nd congress, our majority would have been 150 in- stead of 65. Many democrats were ns much astonished as were the repub- licans at the results on the 8th of No- vember. Now they have plucked up hope and are both in fighting trim and fighting humor. "They realize that we have more finding Mrs. Schenk on Phillips' knee, and of the numerous presents Mrs. Schenk had bought for Phillips. Wilson testified to taking Mrs. Schenk and Piilllips on nuf, erous auto trips, often late at night. He also stated that the prisoner confessed to him her love for Phillips. He said that on these trips thev would stop In the country and have than an even chance of country in 1912. This glorious re sweeping the suit can be accomplished by the very simple process of carrying out relig- iously the promises which we made in order to win last November, and that is the only way of achieving suc- cess. That is the only rule of poli- tical conduct by which honest men will work. The people deserve to be treated honestly and fairly. They are entitled to that square deal of which we hear so much and see so little Ev- en if we were not disposed to redeem olir promises as a matter of princl- ale.-when we look upon the wreck of the republican party we have a moat valuable object lesson of the low es- ate to which a great organization may 'all by failure to live up to Its prom- ses, because al! those who having eves, see, and having ears, hear, know bat the G. O. P. was brought to death's door because in 1909 it failed to do what it promised' in 1908 to Jo. the house, threatens to demand an in-' Unless we desire to share its sad fate STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, vestlgation of Wheeler's charge would do well not to follow its Munscv RnilrliTiH- tVat iho "wotc" a tn i 'bad examnle" Munuy Building.' that the "wets" have a slush fund to WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. force through the Dean bill. Anderson says he is very The first skirmish over the bill was mne.h the census Of' doclged SPnate Senatol. Dean much surprised that Sandiisky, does not population. "I think it is very probable, that snielak'es werejnade there just as they said he "and insus shows the cor the.re- is no reason why Sandusky should not become as liig and important a town as Toledo. "I will do all I can.by securing har- bor improvements and in any other 'bad example." Clark repudiated the statement that today's meeting was to "harmonize" democracs. declaring that the party uutigti, in me senate, senator show a larger that his be gent to the com. was already harmonized As an Wits mittee on municipal affairs. Senator I tem- 1 their he- Hg added that the industries to lo- cate in Sanduskv is the best possible step toward a Greater Sandusky. To Plan Count. The proposed conference of Mayoi The senate temperance committee has decldtd to give an open hearing on the bill next Monday at p. m., each side having one ho In line with the _.........._. idea Senator Reynolds of Cleveland, has two bills. One provides that all city councilmen shall be elected at large and that the number shall not be less than five nor more than to be paid eacvi a salary not greater than Lehrer and the board of control, the The present council is to deter- executive committee of the Business'minp the number of councilmen with- Men's association ar.d the citj board of in the limits and their coninansation The o'her bill provides that the city treasurer, auditor and solicitor shall 3'eview to consider plans for a C'ty ceneijs, as outlined in Manday's Star- Journal, and agree upon a definite line of action, has been called for Wed be appointed by the mayor instead of elected, thus creating a federal morning at the office of, system. Secretary An early date for' Repiesentativc Winters lias again the census count is favored KANSAS CITY. Jan 17. When Adam Long, wealthy giocer. who died here leaving an estatv valued at drew up MB will he foreot to sign it. The will was filed for pro- bate and attorneys sav it will stand. introduced his bill to srant to Fred and Martha Horn as damages for sickness arising from Soldiers' Home drainage. Hr also introduced ,1 bill authoriz- ing the expendituie of SI for the libraiv at the Home and for entertainment of PLAN FILIBUSTER TO BEAT SENATE ELECTION CHANGE STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Building. WASHINGTON, o. c., Jan. fi! 'lousier, with Senator Penrose of Penn- sylvania at the head, is being planned ns a last resort to defeat the passas- of the proposed amendment to th" constitution of 'he United permitting ilie people It elect senators by direct Sena tor Penroset a fervative. has been chosen and ha willingly assumed the leadership ii the movement to kill this importan- joint resolution. His principal floo lieutenant in the undertaking is Sen ator Heyburn of Idaho, who has th reputation of being able to talk longe on less provocation than any othe member of the senate except Senate Ncwlands, of Nevada. Working wit! them in their efforts to put a on the popular election of senator are Senators Dilllngnam, Depev Lodge and others of reactionary tec dencies. Beginning this week, the advocate of the resolution Intend to press it t Benatora Borah, Raverldge, Brittov Cummins. Clapp and Dixon. Senator Eciah, who has canvassed the senate prett} thoroughly, there is no in the world to defeat the rcsolu tion except filibustei. "And we intend to see to it." sai.l "if a filibuster is attempted that those who- take )-art in it arc not al lowed to hide behind the hushes. If 'he resolution is defeated, the respon- sibility for its defeat fixed and 'he people will know exactly where to the blame." Thirty-one state legislatures have declared in of il'if- reform and 'ther legislatures now in se.ssion will i dd to this number of declaiauons The progressive senators believe tha' f the senate can he indiiced to act avorably on the resolution in he next few weeks there be -time this winter to its ratification hy three-fourths if the states, forty four state logle- atures .'re now meeting or are about o convene The national house of epressntatives lias passed simlMr several Units, so ther-5 be no delay pirttlns it through hat body. It is believed President faft does not upon this reform vith particular favor, but it is not ap- (Continned on Page Two.) tration, he pointed to the famous re- volt against the rules, on March 19, 1910, when "the democrats in the house got together without a man missing and won a signal victory ov- er the standpat referring to the insurgent republicans As an indication that the democrats in the house intend to observe the promises of the last campaign, Clark cited the cajl for the caucus on .Tanu- 19, at which the inrw will flll a slate for the ways and means committee of the next house, and authorize that committee to select the other committees. He declared that this was in preparation for the framing of a ne---- tqriff beer, and sandwiches and then he would leave the rar with Phillips and Mrs. SchTnk Wilson also said he had seen Mrs Schenk and Phillips in an improper position. He said Mrs. Schenk often gave Phillips presents and told of her visits to fortune tellers and spirit- ualists and to Dr. J. W. Myers, a re- putable physician of Wheeling. He said the prisoner had told him that "Mrs. Klein" was going to gel John's keys when he died and that her share of the money was safe. Near the noon recess the defense took up the cross examination of Wil- son The witness all during his testimony was very nervous and espe cially so when Mrs. Schenk had her eyes riveted upon him. j his wife and the' wife of Mr. Wash- burn, another school boaid member weie and hea'-.l the remarks. Mr. Lewis and Mr. Hoov- er say that the evangelist was nils- understood. The minister says that he was referring to ''being born a- gain." Mr. Hoover, who was present at the service, said that the minister spoke substantially as follows, after telling about the refusal of the school board to permit him to addiess the childien in the schools on the ground, as he was told, that he took off his coat tc speak, and declaring that the school board was made up of men are not Christians: "I pray to God tha! they may be converted. To bring this" about it may be necessan to set a casket other home Then ministers come to on (turning to the the platform) lo say fioweo ATTEMPT TO ASSASINATE BRIAND FAILS PARIS, Jan 17 unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Premier Biiand was made this afternoon when a man named Gisolne fired two shots at the premier in the chamber of deputies. One shot struck M. Mirman, director of public relief, in the leg, and the other went within an inch of Brand's head. Gisolne was ai rested befoie he could escape. INSURGENTS BUMPED WASHINGTON, Jan. Taft today nominated Repre-rntativo Walter I. Smith of Iowa t United States circuit judge in the SUi judioa circuit to succeed Jud-.e Vandevanter recently elevated to the supreme court bench. This end-d the struggle of the insurgents fact'on in the house to gain recognition m judicial patronage by I ,1ns office for their leadei1 formation on which to base asserted, "and the country could no1 afford to have us do so. THE WEATHER things, but thc.v needn't call on me." Rev. w. H. Oswalt, according to Mr Hoover, spoke up and said, "Nor me.' "Mr. Dimon told me he could name twenty prominent men who heard the statement as he says It was said Mr. Hoover, "but when I demand- ed the names the most he could give was man and six women and children." The evangelist has been using pret- ty strong terms in his sermons. A few da.vs ago he said that If a pool room were krpt open on Sunday ir Ashland, his town, where he is rais- ing a boy. he would lead a mob tc tar pud feather the man Josepl, who conducts a pool loon. Rohrbacher Re-tlected SupetiBtendeal and Dr. Busch Physician Actioa SaU to be "Slap" at Chairman Beis. w. Wm. F. Sheehan. ALBANY, N Y., Jan F. Sheehan was nominated as the democratic candidate fc-i United States senator at the joint caucus of democratic legislators, receiving 6i lotes, four more than a majoiity of all the democratic members of both houses. The fa''t, Lhat twenty-five inembeis refused to attend the cau- cus left a possibility lhat he would not be elected today. Lodge Wins. BOSTON, Jan. Henry Cabot Lodge was nominated at the re- publican caucus for a fourth term by 125 out of 153 republican members of the legislatme. or 16 less than a ma- jority of the house and senate on a iotnt ballot. Kern Is Choice. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. John W Win. .1 Bryan's run- ling mate in 1908, was todaiy chosen "niteii States senatoi to succeed Al- >ert J Beveridge the Indiana leg- slature. Kearn will be declared elect- ed tomoirow at a joint session. RIVALRY KEEN AS WEEK PROGRESSES It is a Greatlacedor NwrSubscriptions and all Want to Win a Special Prize Satnr- day. NO COUNT MADE TODAY. "There are two ways of revising, the tariff one by a general bill, the! other bv particular bills for particular schedules, or even particular bills fof particular items. The concensus of ninion among democrats seems to Forecast- Snow lonight I probably Wednesday, not much I change in temperat'iic. Tempeiature at 7 a. de- gi ees. Tempeiature one tear ago to- od. and use it by separate bills taklne the'. at 6 33 a most obnoxious .cledules first in 4'3' m fact. it may be necessarv. in order lo c lu Maximum for 24 that the latter is the preferable metli- The standings of the babies in the popular contest, were not changed today owing to an over- crowded condition in the Star Journal's press rooms. All of the votes cast Monday and today will be counted in Wednesday's stand- ing. All corrections in case of er- fathers, -sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles, friends and acquaintances, are all striving with might and main to win one of these special prizes tor Iheir own little favorite. Already there i3 the keenest kind For superintendent Rohrbacher. For W. H. Busch. After having bean deadlocked for two week- the board of infirm- ary directors, made UD of three democrats, re-elected Henry W. Rohrbacher. republican, superin- tendent cf the institution, Tuesday afternoon. At the same time Dr. William H. Busch was elected physician, his bid. being the lowest received. Other bidders for this position were Dr. Fred Schoeofle and Dr. W. O. Hover. to one member of board tli1 at tion taken was a "slaD" at Chaiimin C Beis. Toe charge was niadf- that Chairman Beis was opposed to Anthony Ott. of Jey's Island, for the superintendsnr-.. although a report published a shr-rt time aso that he favored William Holzhauscr was incorrect. That a democratic board should elect a republican superintendent is nnpre- tedentcd in Brie county, but the mem- bers assert that the action was unani- mous Member Miller favored Anthony Of. of K'llry's Island: Member Siegel was first for Charles Motry and then for William although he. preferred Rohrbacher above all if the latter had a chance, and MembT Schmoll was for Fred Devo, of Marsar- i-tta. .T'ist what took piqce before the una- nimous vote wns cast for Rnhrbacb' r is not known. It is said however, that Messrs. Miller and Siegel able to hrina; about Rohrbacher's selection af- ter falling to land either Ott or Holz- hanser and that Mr. Schmoll agreed to this. Mr. Rohrbacher has been superin- tendent of the infirmary for vears. Mrs is the matron. The fact that he would probably be re- flected was forecasted in The Star- Journal week Director Schmoll said later that oa the first and only ballot, Tuesday, ha voted for Holzhauser while Miller and Siege! voted for Rohrbacher, electing the latter. The election then made unanimous "Siegel agreed with me last Satur- day not to vote for Rohrbacher" said Mr. Schmoll. "Had I known what was to come, I would have Join- ed with Miller in electing Ott." TIFFIN DRAWS PRIZE Jan. ttrj department announced today th-il new public buildings would be erecu ed at the following places in Niles, Tiffin, and Steubenville. ALDRICH HAS A Reserve Association Instead of a Central Bank WASHINGTON. Jan. Nel- son W. Aldnth today launched hla plan Jur currency reiorni in the form apparent thjt the Dally S will be fairly inundated subscribers on Saturday. ,ur. un aauuunv. me i ror will also be made Wednesday. mil be awarded to the babies in u I name, the greatest number of get rid of some of the monstrosities and crudities of the Payne-Aldrich- (Continued on Page Six 1 hours ending at today 10 miles northwest at 12 15 Monday afternoon led dollars in gold is to be distnbut-' among ton babies, and BOILER EXPLOSION ON BATTLESHIP NOW NEARIN6 PORT, CAUSED DEATH OF 8 MEN 'ar-.Iouinal with new The gold in uhose iuv greatest number of ncu 1-ptened from all riiiart.-is in Mib-cupnoni is reported on Satin da> thai mil bo a da> of noing to fno babies residmc in excitement amons; the workers in thai District No I and a like sum to'in.' Star-Journal's grand halu contest, i babies residing in District Xo. 2. competition is exceptional- ly keen, the rr. airy is all of a perfect h sood natured and friendK charac tcr. Work All the Time. Be up and doing evert minute, for a moment now be latei on workers friends bffoie ton do. It's rather dis conragine to-ani'ioach a friend ;-ou been counting on for }0iir nv n in n n'lh to find thll that friend been appioarh lo the national cotnmlhsion of nhkh Sraaiur Aldnch is chairman. Tin senator nas atK-cnt his plan pfw-nteij. Mdnih plan puts- the capital of tbr m.-titution at and plai-s thi' issuing of all cuncncy un- drr coutrirf of thi association. It also tlu r ,s. shall deposit its reserve in tit' a'-swiation and that the associa- tion is u> no interest on deposits. Senator H-lnch in a letter to th commission taid he did not expect at approval of the plan but rather thonsht t furnish a basis for good criti- it now will be an hour T let anv of the reach neighbors an.l, bc has gona If'ontinncd on Pace Two.) i CINCINNATI. O. Jan. 17-On" nioir bpen fiom tt'e nuns of [tie Cincinnati Chamber of Commute, which was destroyed by- tire last Tuesday. MAYOR, ANGRY, SAYS HE'LL "COME BACK" AT COUNCIL; APPOINTEES' SALARIES COT WASHINGTON, Jan. were killed and one leriouily injured by boiler the battlethip Delaware, which in due at Hampton 9 o'clock tonight. Brief dilpttchu uid the to death. No hive been received Members of the cit> council carried ped off Director DeWitfs salary MCI! i lumber. muine it from Jl.Wi to Isxit per year! Monday eienine ulih wl.Uh fht-> pro- and off Chetimt Lehrer's }fariy' posed to d-i creat slashing and pend they took a cool cmtliw bin they puIKd off tb> according to j from 51 ;no to per year Inililiii Droaram. It was the salaries of two tally council took a thin) crack M j of the major's appctnU'es. Safely Dl- I rector Child? B. DeWUt and Filtration I Plant Chemist George Lehrer which fclt the effect of the s'ashir_ and the mayor's fwcea the I of rlerk of the tifti of cortral. itiained relations between the nnu- tive and hgisOalive departments of the cUv are today dosw to the bu Kin'. With gudiu, clti ttfe recently held by Mtss HeatUy. rapht-r Irr Director DeWltfii oa pa} Ins per The city will now attend to clerlnl (Contiaued NEWSPAPER! EWSFAPEJR!
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