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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - February 23, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio LAST fitfttW, f THE SANDUSKY FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDA Y, FEBRUARY 23, 1911, NUMBER 116 NQTYETINMT; WOULD PUT CURB TO LORDS' POWEE Eloquent Defense Offered By Blonde Boss Who Told Story of His Life 'HINKY DINK' HAD ONCE BEFRIENDED THE BOY Denial Made That Money Was Used to Buy Election From Legislators, WASHINGTON, Feb. ator Beveridge, attacking Senator William Lorimer unmercifully be- gan his speech at 1 o'clock this afternoon for the ousting of the Illinois senator. All efforts on the part of Senator Burrows and Lor- imer supporters to get consent for a vote today or any other day 'j'lls week were unsuc- cessful. If a vote is taken It will be close. During speech nearly all the senators dropped out, refusing to listen. When Senator Owen demanded a quorum, fifty-three senators walked In for roll call but immediately walked out again. Lorimer's defense was a general and emphatic denial, delivered with more than ordinary eloquence and fervor. speech was distinctly a "human tnelr Tne liberal members ISTi 17' If dram.at'c was t.he quickly emulated their example. This -Hi t v 'caoatatance with exhiwtion of enthusiasm was repeated Hinky Dink" Kenna, who when Lori- ,8tOT as the prime mer was a bootblack and newsboy, quietly ,eft the scene of his compelled at the age of ten to earn his mB initial action against the lords The debate maintained a good ora- torical level, but presented few new noints. The bill, if the government is able it as it stands, promises to ac streets, came to his res- cue and saved him from the loss of a bundle of newspapers. "It meant a loss of to the lion dollars woufd meanto some men to now. I don't know whether the senator a change in the par- from New York (Mr. Root) or the sen-! "amentary system of Oreat Britain, ator from South Dakota (Mr. Craw- knows what it means to come up through circumstances like Senator Crawford rose to his feet. The interest was intense. Every per- son in the galleries leaned forward. Many arose. "Mr. President, does the senator Im- agine himself the only senator who came up through hardship and pover- ty? Is he appealing for sympathy on that "I want no shouted Lori- mer. A great sigh passed over the! chamber. "This- is not a question of; sympathy, It Is a question of right and 1 wrong. I am only wondering If some senators understand how conditions like these can give rise to lifelong friendships." "Hinky pink" Kenna was the dem- ocratic leader in the district represent- ed by Assemblyman John Griffin. Mr. Lorlmer explained how this lifelong friendship had led Kenna to promise and deliver the vote of Griffin for Lori- mer. There were many other touches of human interest in the speech, which held the interest of the audience from beginning to end More than once there was a hint of tears in the tense Interest of gallery and floor. During the more than four hours Mr. Lorimer occupied the floor, he re- viewed practically made against himsei waa in the nature and pleading One or two allusions were made to! reported by the committee the prosecution of the case and his en- wlllch haa bF'-n sent- the senate emies were referred to as "assassins refllsea to Violent objection Says Measure Is Same As Re- cently Approved By Cali- fornia Governor. WASHINGTON, Feb. Taft's determination to have the new treaty with Japan ratified was strengthened today after a confer- ence with the leaders of the upper house called as the result of the flood of protestations received from the Pa- cific coast. He telegraphed Governor Johnson to explain to the California legislature that the treats was the same as .lohnson approved when it was explained to him recently by the secretary of state. Californians are aroused nnd word was sent to the president that the rat- ification of a Japanese treaty which the exclusion clause may "lead to a all thp
'ou are not sure whether idea that the differences of the parlies' >ou will be married'" persisted tb.9 would bs so soon settled One of the reporter. lawyers, recmed a lei-phone message PaW for it. didn't was Mis Hard> Tuesday, in which angry response "Is it any of youl she said "Our troubles have been business, or anybody else's buslnesf satibfartonlj adjusted, and the suits whether I use it or can be withdrawn" But he did not' Mrs Minnie Hardy when seeii droam tHi Cupid had taken a hand In Thursday morning at the Van Dusctl the ma'Vr I honse was ven co> about the whoW Fi lends of Van Dusen saw him on matter She admitted that she hatt the streets Tuesday moinmg. dressed ef? ln lolej? bnt c aimal in the of sMe and looking abou' ave to see Mr Van DuseU lumbug, he said that the man who (Continued on Page Fire.) This photograph was taken In the harbor of Havana on the 16th of February, which was the anniversary tie sinking of the Maine. Each year this anniversary Is observed by the Americans in Havana, who hold at wreck and bang wreaths on the old mast vnich still sticks the water. This may be hut occasion for holding thlr ceremony because the work now under way tor the raising of the Maine may hart kctlL .completed before .tke next umirersarr comes around and looking mysterious When asked where he was TOlnE he declined to give an answer, hut winked, and i crecy, is a mystery. Van an Dusen spent a few minutes In ttmt Mrs is a a down town cafe here Thursday Toledo although she" has lived morning, with a flower in his button [Or niany years hole and still wearing hu best duds over the 'phonp Van Dnsen toW He told none of his friends that he Thursday morning that he had engaged himself to his former married in Toledo bat did BOt housekeeper. want tne news to "i have promlsod to marry Mrs. In the license Mnt. age WM Hardy In two was a state- given as 40, and her occnpattot that ment made by him about a week ago, of a nurse. She obtained a according to one of his friends, but In the common court tor the latter thought he was joking as husband about sis months the differences between the two were' had been married twice befWB she widely known. "Your license was published in to wed Mrs. Hard; a; Toledo paper a Star-Journal
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