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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio Guaranteed Circulation 5226 LAST EDITION THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOUR YEAR OHIO WEDNESDAY. JACTUARY Is 1911 WANTED: GREATER REVENUE Bute Facts Deficit or Re- duced Appropriations. SOME HOT STATEMENTS ft'fktOrtr Bui Bill Bitter u ChirgM tad Cnner-Chawi Midi by Letdirs. COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. less the general assembly chops one-third from the appropriations asked this session the state wil.l face a deficit of over at the end of the fiscal .year accord- Ing to State Auditor Fullington. The total estimated disbursements for the fiscal year are 73 and the revenue from all sourc- es will only reach The problem of securing addi- tional revenue Is one of the most important faced by the present legislature. "With statements and replies, charges end counter-charges, infe ngjit over the Dean bill, exempting cities from county option, is becoming more bit- ter. Following the public hearing -----text Monday night the senate temper- ance committee may report the bill for passage Wednesday. Three separate statements resulted from Wayne B. Wheeler's charge that the "wetsu-haro-a boodle fund. Secretary Roberts of the Cleveland Liquor Dealers' Protective 'associa- tion, in his statement, limits to six the number of legislators who can fee bribed. Andreae doilies that there arc any such. 'Discussing Wheeler's charges that a corruption fund is be- ing gathered, be says: "It is quite unnecessary to de- nounce that statement as a slander of the vilest description, uttered, moreover, with a full knowledge of Its untruth. (Continued on Page 6) CAUCUS TO ACT f Democratic Gathering; Thursday a Big Event WILL NAME COMMITTEE lone Important Qmstions to be Consid- ered, Including Manner of Choosing Umnittees and Tbeir S'zo. DEMAND EXTRA SESSION NEW YORK, Jan. Americsn people demand an ex- tra session of congress for the re- vision of the tariff on food stuff. This is the assertion of the World as the result of a canvass of the entire country. The canvass shows that politi- clans of both parties favor a re- vision session, also the majo' ity of the democratic papers and 20 per cent of the republican, while commercial bodies are about even- ly divided. STAR-JOURNAL _______ Munsei Building D. c.( Jan anticipation of the general democratic caucus to be held here on two days after Balimiore demo- cratic dinner, the town is rapidly fill- ing up with dpmcerats from far and vide. Ohio is well represented in the general influx, ard "will hive a large representation at the cauc'ip. From present thn sv'ill last several days. The important questions which will ronic tip at the conference will include the question of a committee on comrniupps. the various assignments and the procedure as legislation. Of these (be prst problem to iie up wtll be the oi.cs- of a commHtee nn ron.r-iffpos. Whether to pstaiiUsh a comnrttp" on rommiitefs or to leave tho "ovrr of rnpking rommittep in tlie hands of the is the tvhich faces the deniocrat? ,-nd 'Miich fv-ill be thjFShPd out m tbe rain's .U the the mpjorih i romTrittee fn iifi it is that this hp i "on. Tbe Ohio i-- ior i rorr'Triittfe on f making commiHoe to 'he on wav? T the latter diore R'Ul tbe of if ?erviro of mri on other Another whfn'i n-il] he !iandardi7p nil thp imnortinf cornm't- of tbe house to a number memhera fbospn numbpr. At present all the jmtxtrtiint varv in IniJ ppvpral 'o'i'iinw Itiolitl- WOULD OFFER GUN TO ADMIRAL BARRY Rear Admiral Barry. The retirement in disgrace of Rear Admiral E. B. Barry, commander of the Pacific fleet, has brought out a story that tbe officers of his vessel proposed sending him a loaded revol- HARMON LOOMS BIG AT BALTIMORE, BUT ROW MA Y WEAKEN CHANCES': THE WEATHER BALTIMORE. Jan. 18. Governor capaein of peacemaker In his opin- Harnion Champ Claik weie roe! ion, Governor HuiP.on intent as big figures, not onlj a; the de'nociatic his ot geuing the piesi- harmony meeting here yesteid.iy aft- dcntial nnniiiuition unless ernoon, but at the notable banquet in hannonv is ics'oicd the Ohio the evening. Both were placed among, <Ujlegai ion. .ised exeeediug- the leaders in the presidential race. ly visoious language demandin; "If Champ Clark -Hakes a i cessation of hostilities. speaker than Mr. Harmon makes a I A quietly li.uched to present j governor, we will nominate him forithe of L. Finle., loimerj Sepator Bailey declared a-' state chiMinMii and wanagei-in-chief I mid enthusiasm. he added of E. W lianley's futile campaiain for' with a shake of the iqdex finger, "if United State- vMiatCi. 44 Sun rises Thursday at 6-52 a. m. and ?ets ai 4.J2 p. m. (stand- 1 ard time.) Maximum wind velocitv for 24 hours ending at noon today 12 miles east at S o'clock Tuesday evening UHAKQES BUUUJU1MU IN STATE CAPITAL I FLORENCE WETS WANT ELECTION the situation, threatened a great scan- dal iu the navy. FIRE IMPERILS--------- MANY CHILDREN governor than Champ Clark makes a speaker then we are Loing to nomin- ate Mr. Harmon." "We aie not only iimg to elect a president in shouted Cham.) Claik, "but we aie going to elect fivo or six of them hand running'" A big delegation came from Wash- ington for the banquet Most of tbe Ohio democratic concir-bsmen were in- cluded. Methods of levising the tar- iff claimed most attention The echo of the contest in the Ohio delegation, as well as of the senatorial campaign, was heard and there were some who foi esaw a weak- ening of Governor Harmon's tial chances as a result. ef- fort is being made to adjust the dif- The bitterness of feeling in the Ohio delegation is by the fac! i that the warring factions are charg- ernor Haimon. There was an intima- tion that positive proof of disloyalty to Haimon would be fottbcomfng, and that it would come in such a manner of the next i'ou-e, failed He will not] Special to the Star-Journal' get the indoisement of his own dele- FLORENCE. O., gariui. papei on sUna- 1 arc piospecis of a on Sit'hHlf of I'ri1' obtained Ht least v. temporarily weie being campaign here in LEFT ORPHAN, BOY PERISHED Jan. and "dry" the near future, Tbe ch dilated a petition asking for an election so that, if they win, a saloon can bo e.-tablishcd here. Tbe ladies of tho C T. are al- ready planning for a busv campaign and will pin up a hard fight should an election be ordered. Thc case of Isaacs against Kladv, which has attrnc'ecl considerable at- j fention here, will come up for trial] again this month. The parties were) unablo to reach an agreement, it is Parents Killed by Train, Lad Died of Exposure. BELIEVE NEGFO M.i.RION, 0, Jan. Bauer and his wife were killed last night when the buggy in which they were driving was hit a Big Four j train, and their aged I three, who was with them, died early KILLED WOMAN COLUMBUS, 0.. Jan. IS Alice Oriffls. aaed 40, was beaten to death I tcday from exposure. He was founil an unknown assailant in the yard aa tu hliaku Jemucrjtk politidam "fter accident, lying Ohio from Hamilton to Cuyalioha m Ule snow, nearly frozen to death. counties Congressman Cox was talking of j ROUTS "JACK THE HUGER" BINGHAMTON, Jan. children. Inmates of the Susquehanna Thursday. taking his fight for a place on the PINDLAY. Jan. the Hug- ways and means committee to the j ger marte hls appeararlcB m 18 door of the general democratic caucus j Cmirt a known ymm wom. He probably will stop an was on hM way'home she of her home here late night and the police today are scouring the rouhdin: country for the murderer. The> believe Mrs. Gnffis' assailant was i a negro who was seen in the vicinity shortly before her body was found in the yard by her husband. Valley Orphan Home, narrowly escaped short of that althoueh assured of sub-1 was carrying an umbrelia and when McKee OS Cornell graduate and one death m a fire which destroyed the, stantial support shouM he do so the fellow made advances, gave him a' time prosperous Ohio hardware mer- home early torlav panic was caused Congressman-elect T. J. Whitacre, severe whack over the head with her chant strxH in front of a mirror in a among the 200 children by the rapidity i with added influence because of the rain stick and started to run She'' room at the Taroma hotel placed a re- with which the flames spread. They! successful senatorial campaign of At- proved to be the sprintsr and es- i volver to his riirht temnle pulled the were unven from their beds with the lee Pomerene, worked all day in the caped. trigger and felf backward dead mercury below zero. .____________________I Nine children, found were carried from the burning build-i ing by firemen and will recaver. Sever- al who wen- reported missing been accounted for. FRANCJSCO? Jan.18._ COLUMBUS. Jan. a vote of 3'" For the flrst time in the h'story to 3 the supreme court confirmed the of aviation, Eugene Ely, at 1 o'- conviction of Harry E. Hayes, clock from the aviation member of the firm of J. W. Hayes field here and landed safely on ELY'S GREAT FEAT serve five years in the penitentiary. MEN IN SUNKEN SUBMARINE SHOT FROMJWEDO TUBES BERLIN', Ger., Jan. lives, I The accident has demonstrated the were lost as the result of the acci-l value of the newly invented sub- dent to the submarine torpedo boat marlne telephone attachment with U-3 which was raised to the surface of the bay at Kiel, and 27 of the This telephone is attached to the rescued bv being shot through the outside of the boat just fonvar'd of torpedo tubes. the tower. As soon as the U-3 sank The boat sank accidentally yester- it was detached by the officer inside day but after one end was raised to and when the buoy reached the sur- the sunace 27 of the crew of 30 it was picked" up by one of the caped tarough the tubes. Thr i other vessels that had been participat- captam, lieutenant and one ing in the maneuvers and connection other of the crew, made remained behind, refusing to The officer in command of the dis- abandon their vessel until craft bin machln sully resetted. Dela; was encountered I ery soThat it couloToT 11 Giiv.vjuuitji .etting 'he submarine fully to the be repaired surface and when this was at last ac- complished this morning all three men were found suffocated. the engines started of gasoline. and the air inside wf, all SATURDAY'S OFFER IS EXTRAORDINARY Big Event in Star-Journal's Prize Baby Contest is Now in Fall Sway-Ten Babies Sure to be' Winners of Specials. Everybody is waking up. The sec- ond big week of the mammoth prize baby -contest now being conduct- ed for the Star-Journal is being mark- ed by unusual activity and the resi- dents of both distiicts appear to have arrived at a full realization of the fact that in this splendid enterprise there is the chance nf a lifetime to gain fame fortune, gold and glcry for their favorite little dimpled ings. The really ambitious mother or father is hard at woik with a c'eter- mination to do or die for thfi- little sweetheart, and the past days have been marked by pjonally ha id wnrk._ Saturda will important e- vent in ibis huge coi As an- nounced before, t" contest manager is soing to rne 2 and shining five-dollar ,s' d piire to some ten of the babies now competing for fame and f irtune. One of these gold pieces win go to each of the five babies re- siding in District No. 1 in whose narse the greatest number of new is reported on Satur- day. January 21st, while a similar piece will be given to each of the five babies residing in District No. 2, in whose name the greatest number of new subsr notions is re- ported on Saturday. To win one of these gold pieces will mean much to the success of your baby in the end, for it will brins it strongly into the limelight; it will serve to notify all of yonE-friends that aou are in this great race to win. This race is still in Its earliest in- fancy, hut it is going to fairly hum (Continued on Page Two SUPREME COURT, JUST REORGANIZED, FOT7 DELIBERATING ON STANDARD OIL AND TOBACCO TRUST CASES AS FAMOUS LAWYERS PRESENT THEIR ARGUMENTS. of are averse to on Two of the most import tobacco trust oases. The judges in the MoKeona and tay. 'Unih ant cases tried are now ou hearing before the recently reorganized Supreme CourC They are the Standard OIL and leading irom left to right, are: standing, Vaa Uevanter, Lurton, Hughes and Lailiar; sitting. Holmes, Harlan, White, From his pulpit in the First Con- gregational church, Columbus, Dr. Washington Gladden, uoied divine and author, startled the citizens of Columbus by charging that votes bought and sold in Franklin county, the seat of which is Colum- bus. "There is evidence that there is a ivstem of vote buying and selling in this county such as has dilgraced Adams county." he said. AGREED COUNT'S NEEDED Ofiicials and Business Men Plan Census. CALL ON VOLUNTEERS Flaa it to Divide City Into Diitricti with e Supervisor in Chirfi of Eich Meetinf Thnndaf. CHILD IS RESCUED Women Jumped From Win- dow to Escape GASOLINE EXPLOSION Caused Bad Blaze at Schwcinfnrth Rcsi- Tuesday Evening -Three in Fam Almost by Flames. A fire which for a short time threat- ened the lives of throe persons and caused a large amount of damage, oc. curred Tuesday evening about o'clock at the residence of Fred G. Schweinfurth, 905 Decatur sheet. Only the good work of the firemen prevented a more disastrous blaze. The damage which was done has not yet been estimated but it will prob- ably amount to several hundred dol- lars at least. The blaze originated in the kitchen and was caused when some gasoline saturated dress goods Delng ironed by Mis. Schweinfurth caught fire and this, with a small quantity of gaso- line in a dish pan nearby, caused a burst ot flame which filled that and adjoining rooms. In the room at the time were Mrs. Clubb, a sister of Mrs. Schweinfurth, and the latter's five- year-old son. The flames spread with such rapidity that all avenues of es- cape were cut off for the three per- sons except by leaving the room through a window. This was fiozen shut and Mrs Schweinfurth was com- pelled to break the glass. She and Mrs. Clubb jumped out of this win- dow to the ground, a distance of about four feet and then pulled the little boy out to a place of satety. That none of the three were burned is con- sidered to be a lemarkable case of good fortune. All four rooms on the lower floor were hadly damaged. When the fire- men arrived, the entire inteiior of the residence seemed tn "je one mass of flames, yet once firemen had the hose playing on Hie fire, it was checked in an short time. The woodwork, much of the furni- ture and house furnishings weie bad- ly damaged. The up-stairs rooms were not much damaged The Nos. 2 and 5 companies re- sponded to the fire alarm Over 1.200 feet of hose was laid The firemen think the blaze was caused the igniting of the gasoline used for cleaning purposes when the hot flat- iron was applied to the dress goods Much of the furniture was carried out. thus preventing a larger loss. Al- though the firemen had the blaze un- der control soon after fhe> began throwing water, they lemainecl at the scene for an hour and a half iu order to pievent the fire breaking out fiom any unexpected quaitei That another count oT ky's population will be undertaken very shortly, in accordance with publib sentiment over the low population figures given in the government census, wu made practically certain Wednesday morning by the conclusions reach- ed by those in attendance at a meeting in the office? of John C. Mauser, secretary of the Business Men's Association. Those In at> tendance were Mayor Lehrer, Safety Director DeWItt, Service Director Bing, J. C. Mauser, and City Board of Review Charles A. Lehrer and Paul Mil- ler. While definite plans were not decided upon Wednesday morning, it is almost certain that a count will hg takfth uhdw an ment to be decided upon at other meeting to be held at Secre- tary Mauser's office Thursday af- ternoon at 4 In view of tie general dissatisfaction over the government count, those pres- ent at Wednesday's jting'were una- nimous In the opinion that another count of the population would be well "worth while." With proper organiza- tion, it is the belief of those present Wcduc-day that the recount can taken in one day. Various plans wem proposed but more time was desired and it was thought best to hold an- other meeting at which other promi- nent citizens will also likely attend. The plan proposed which seemed to he most favorably received, ww ttuis of dividing the city into probab'y using the fourteen Toting pns- cinctn as a basis Each voting prtelnet would he divided into BmAUer these hitter ones to consist of any twA blocks each. Then it chief deputy wonM he named for each of the and as many assistants secured for each one of these as would be nefdefl, each assistant to have two blocks ti cover. Blanks would be supplied one. These assistants would take the name of the head of evfery family and the proprietor of every lodging within the confines of his boundary a-d the number of people who live in each place. That would he all that would attempted and would not require much, time, but (t would settle once for all, the question as to what is Sandusky's real popula- tion. The blanks would Immediate- ly mailed to Secretary Hauser and a gramt total easily ascertained.. The principal trouble which It ii ex- pected will be encountered Is that of securing those who will the count and then oerfectlnR a good working organization It wag the bfl- lief of several _ Wednesday, however, that there will be no lack of volunteers and that a methodical count can be taken, once the organization is com- pleted. The matter of taking a police erngtta was also talked, over at Wednesday's meeting, but this plan was shelved when other and apparentlv better schemes were suggested. The police would of course, assist in every way possible. TRAIN RILLS SANDUSKIAN Special tn The Star-Journal: _ VALPARAISO, Ind., Jan. P. Graham, a brakeman, who formerly lived in Sandusky. was killed here last nisht by a Penusylvinia train, bein? caucht between two cars and terribly crushed The will bfe taken to Sandusky for burial. Graham was 23 >cars ot age and un- marritd. ATLANTA A. D. Mc- Curdy said attempt att aeroplane flight ff6itr Key West, Fla.. to Havana, Cuba, next Saturday of DIRECTOR MILLER EXPLAINS HOW REPUBLICAN WON OUT The action of thjB democratic flrmary directors afternoon, in re-electing Henn W. Robrbacher, republican, superintendent of the insti- tution, the subject of com-1 rnent and discussion following the ap-' pearance of the Star-Journal with the story. The situation''is one ot the most remarkable that has existed here in >eais. this. He said he would thing it and would call at mv home Tuesday rooming at 8 o'clock to let me his decision. He did not appear ana I did not see him until we met at the inflrman at 10 o'clock. I then satisfied that he would not stae4 ivith me and 1 asked Mr. RoirliactMf if he would accept an election. Thai is all there is to it. If Mr. Sehnfitt cit- iu TO, had indicated that he would support The statement of Henry Schmoll. of oil a jould Vermilion, that he have voted for Ott. of Island, in order to the selection of a rei. ibllcan. called forth a warm statement from) Director Miller. Wednesday. i "In justice to 1 want to tell I just how happened." declared Miller. "I called Mr. Schmoll here Sundiv and had a conference. I used all my efforts to gain his vote for Ott. understood that Chairman Beis said would rather ne Rohrbacher ffisn to tw by As to the fiMWiin. 1 nMd ill V efforts to have Rusch cfaOMB cause Chairman Dels agatat UN. I owe r.o'.hlne to the rhalnawt ml to be led by him. If tW lie doesn't think (Ixit I Ml i democrat under tueli then t don't to bo 1 As the at RokrbKtn- m tor tat it contort a n i INFAVSPAPERf