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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio LAST THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 1911, NUMBER 124 EXTRA SESSION CALLED BY TAFT; CONGRESS ADJOURNS Failure Of Senate To Pass Bill Ratifying Canadian Reciprocity Leads To Prompt Action, April 4 Being Date Set For Convening. Permanent Tariff Board Bill Passed The Senate But Was feated By a House Democrats To Caucus At Once WASHINGTON D C March 4 With the ending of the first con the senate adjourning at 12 IS and the house at 3j todaj and with the failure of the former body to pass the Canadian recipio itj hill md the latter body to pass the taiift board bill, President Tafi at onee called an extra session of congress for April 4 By filibustering in the house toaaj Representative pi event ed the acceptance of the taiiff board bill which had passed eail this morning by the senate and the measure thus died In the senate bj another filibuster Senator (Hen prevented the lati Ccation of the constitution or Arizona and New Mexico ingeied be cause the demociats failed to follow Ins lead in opposing the A izona con etituttcn Senator Bailey of Texas lesigned from the senate While the president convenes con- apportionment bill meieabing the gram tor the purpose of disposing of inembeiship of the house from o91 to the reciprocal trade agreement he 430 and that bill is now dead cannot confine congress to a consider I Just before the i oil call on the tai iff ation of that alone and so he throws board bill at 8 30 Senator Goie at opea the doors for geneial legis tempted to offer an amendment it lation including such revision of the. being hifi intention it is uadeistood tariff as the democratic house maj to tack on the Canadian reciprocitv elect to enter upon treaty as an amendment and thus 9- DONE AND UNDONE Permanent tanf board created Reciprocity with Canada not ap- proved Admission of New Mexico as a state prevented House reappomtment bill not passed Senator Lonmer not unseated Treaty wifi Japan, not provid- ing for exclusion ratified Provision made for fortification of Panama canal Robert E Peary discoverer of North Pole to be retired with rank of rear admiral Postage rates for magazines not Increased Big supplv bills passed No a lion aga not S-cretary Ballmger Sulloway pension bill not passed by senate San Francisco chosen for Pana rm exposit on Appropriation of -nade for Perry s Victory centennial at Put in Bay Judiciary codification bill passed Parcels post experiment plan defeated S'np subsidy defeated in house Law passed for purchase and erection of embassy buildings in foreign capitals At an informal conference of dem ocratic repiesentatives Representa tive Clajton of Alabama clianman of the caucus was authonzed to call a caucus of democratic of the congress immediatelj upon a tall for an extra session to perfect the bouse organization By a vote 23 the tariff Sward bill creating a permanent tariff loari passed the senate at 8 30 this morning Ihe passage of the bill the flrsf thing the senate did rwhen at 8 o clock it adjourned and then reconvened in order to establish the legislative dai of March 4 the closing of the session The sen ate then had been in continuous ses eion since Frida> morning By filibustering from lam until cure Us passage Sherman refused but Vice President to recognize him 8am Senator Owen prevented the ratification of the conservative con stltution of New Mexico and the lat Ter s admision as a state Senator ar McCunp- r and Root aho combined to keep the senate from considering the With the passage of the tariff board bill the senate took o clock Despite the fact that the measure whicn above all others he desned to see passed at this session did not be- WASHINGTON March come law the p esident was rejoicing over the large numbei of bills he fav ored which have passed The judicial v rodilcation bill he consid eis one of the most important addi tions to the legal procedure of the countrv passed in the last half cen turj The provision for the fortifica tion of the Panama canal was partic ularh plasms to him Much has been accomplished bv the present ses sion he feels which will be of last lng no lmkmij bec to the countrv He has for the dj ing con could not fe it? it Reactionary Democrats Play With Republican Machine and Treachery is Charged. MAJORITY IS BADLY SPLIT Nichols Will Endeavor To Get Forces In Line Foi Piomised Piogressive Measuies million dollars a minute That s the vva> Uncle Sam throws his change aiound at the end of a session of congiess It is the new record of the senate for spending the people iponev By passing the n bill with 000 000 the diplomatic and cons-u lar bill with and the forti fi-ation bill with ?6 000 000 the senate disposed of 000 000 in twenty mm Latei the naval appropriation bill of 000 000 was passed in 45 minutes which was below the above record pasa his recipiocity measui A filibuster in the house threat- ened still further to complicate the difficult situation In which the slxtj first congress found itelf upon the eve of it dissolution The permanoit tariff board bill was I the resilt of the discovery of an al the cause of it all House members i leged plot to overthrow the new were awaiting its return from the Portugues republic and restore King senate Determined that it should Manuel The Dul e of Oporto uncle of not be jojieath in the house Manuel is declared to have been here the past week in disguise perfecting the plot At Opo-to where tie plot was first discovered several ai rests been made and a large amount of conespondeuce seized SCENE IN NATIONAL HOUSE OF CONGRESS WHICH ENDED ITS WORK TODAY AND OF WHICH MANY LEADING MEMBERS RETIRE1 THE WEATHER Fonca--t Generalh fair tonight and Sundav Slighth colder to- night at i a m 27 de giees Temperatme one -veil ago degrees Sun rises Sundav at 5 59 a m and sets, at o p m rises Mon fliv at 5 a "ni and sets at o 27 p m (standard time) VOTE PROVES GAS CO, FRANCHISE UNPOPULAR HERE ARE THE FIGURES PLOT IS DISCOVERED TO ENTHRONE MANUEL l MADRID March cit> alive with Poituguese sftss todav as (Continued on IPiCOM 50 11 4RS WAHMSGTON D C March The semi centennial anniversary rb BAftDIfS SEMMf ED GAINESVILLE Ga March appropriate exercises held under the luspices ol the v inous patriot ic and historical societes of the District ot Cc umbia years and George Hanford and Chas Hunter sentences of fifteen yeai s each here for alleged complicitj in tl c rob ben of an express on a imlwij passenger trim near White Sulphur Springs BRIDES TE4BED BY MEMBEBS OF NEW CULT; FAMILIES LIVE IN ONE HOUSE STAR JOURNAL BbRlAI Dispatch Building COLUWBIS 0 Maich nr> decision was reached at the demo cratic house caucua held iluusdav night db to whetner tho republican members from Hamilton count} shall be ousted or not it is quite ceicam that thev will not bp The fact u> that the democrats in Hamilton coantv die flow divided into two Peck faction -ind the Bainaid fac tlou While tie Peck faction dio in mating that the lepublican be oustej the oth'i faction is against i it There aie seven members of the committee that has tit mattci m chaige and of t ic e Ihi e aie republi cans Of the four dcmocratK mem bcrs two ale opposed to ousting the Bitting members It lo 15 tl oug i not more than two votes then removal could be secured in me com- mittee freacheij of ceitain ciemo- ciats favorable to the Cox machine is now charged There is no special urg nt party call for then removal so far ab the house is concerned Progies ve drm ocratic can be put through on that side But the situation is dif ferent on the jcnate side There four stard firm against several of the reforms that the gove poi is urg Ing Thev are senators Cetone Don3 Hut man and Cihill If the tl ice re p iblican memheis from Hamilton countv were unseated and throe pro- gressive democrats placed in their eeats the four objecting senators rould bo over r dden and the now stuck m the Derate be put over Of course the three repub loans now loldlng the Hamilton couutj seats in the senate could not vote on the P lestion of unseating them but the obstruction senator could and If thev saw that the game was to fure votes to dnve through legislation I that is objectionable 10 them it 13 j likelv that tliev would not vote to nsoat the Hamilton count} mem bers The faot of matter is that the lemocratio maiontv m both branches if the legislature is badlv split up ind the republicans am making game It them The democrats lack a real leader No one is in vet who ,an bring the balky teams Into sub nisslon now lieutenant govern- >r Hush L Nichols win tn his hand It It vwk first test will with the Do-e mil regarding the Hectlon of I S "orato-s Stoclwell Fill tn to nave his Oregon plan bill Mbtltnted for it as is favored by. governor Mrs. George So.. 2. Heies a brand new cult tho King ('cm of God Societj that has just come to light in Cleveland The mem bors a-e few so far and Rev P A Oeorge is at their head Rev Georges first wife divoiced is now the spirit wife of Benjamin I ogg a member Rev George has for i spirit oride the formei wife of Louis Spern and Sperrj now has no wife at all Ml these wives and spirit w ves and husbands live together and William B Phlpps lives with them The latter has no wife Olive an auopted daughter of Rev Georse and Sperrv s two children also Ine in the same houso The cult believes that laughter Is the manifestation of spiritual grace The Lord told me to give up Broth- er George and mum Mr Fogg said Mrs Fog? It the same when il s aporrv became Brother es -it bride Miss Grunspan Loses Suit Against Millionaire Socialist For Damages NEW YORK March 4-William English Walling the millionaire soei alist todav won out in the breach of promise brought by Bertha Grunspan the little Russian Sirl with whom he lived m Paris The jury was out all night having received the case at 11 o clock last night and coming in at 10 30 today Anna Strunsky Wallittg the wife and heiself an authoress and lecturer de fended her husband s conduct n journeving to Russia with Miss Grim span as Ins wife Mrs Walling on the witness stand in the final Cession of the trial de Glared that it is not unusual for A wo-nan who is part cularly desirous of getting into or out of Russia to travel across the frontier as the wife of the man who has a passport Miss Grunspan was recalled to the st-nd to contradict points in fallings teshmonv Several of the jmors grilled hei If vou were engaged to this man vou "av whv did vou never of the pninsement in voiir many w as asked of her i I had no experience with men dark plaintiff rpphod back on an explanation she 1 rmcle several times before If l i Anown it was necessirv I wonl 1 'mo done Favoring a three year franchise for Gas Electric Co -----------w- No favoring franqiise 88 Favoring a municipal plant 110 Opposed to municipal plant 13 That the people of the citv are not In favor of granting a fianchlse to the Sanduskv Gas Electric Co as pro now iwaits the mavors -veto ia cleuh indicated bv The Star Journal s referendum vote which Sat ir da I'his undtiirtKen at tne sug gestion ot counoilmen who wished ex pressionb for guidance shows an over whelming percentage against the Gis companv pioposition and in favor of i municipal plant Reports from a 1 sections ot the citv in the last few clavs ndicate that ib the general tiend of sentiment The vote ha: posed b> the council ordinance which been repiesentative ballots being cast bv all classes of people from capital ists to laborers The total of 110 to 13 in fivor of a municipal plant and of SS to 14 igalnst iccepting the Gas companv proposition show plalnlv that the councils action is not popular The situation is such as to dennnd that council mal e a full and thorough m- ve tigatlon of the question of estab 1 ihmg a municipal plant befo at tempting to pass a franchise ordin ance over the mavor's veto If such an Investigation shows that the com panv s pioposition Is about as good as could be hoped for and as wonld be possible from the operation of a mu- nicipal plant then a majority would doubtles npprovp of a franchise Mavor Lehrer will next week veto fianchlse ordinance After ten State Examiners Report Many Irregularities Discovered in Toledo City Offices. P. M'NERNEY AMONG THOSE HELD LIABLE Pay-rolls Alleged To Have Con- tained Fictitious Names- Expensive Supplies, COLUMBUS 0 March 4 Wh le Toledo citv are charging extravagant expense charges made by state examined, these examiners have filed a re- port of their work alleging pad- ding of payrolls use of fictitious names on payroll! and other ir regularities in tj'ie city govern ment Among those involved 15 Peter McNerney formerly of Sandusky 1 mding are made aga nst the ptrk roarct commission citv auditor sohc- ito and two clerks of council Nu- merous are cited wheie sup- plies trifling in then original cost, have been paid foi two and three times The total of the findings for leeaverv is fiO extending fiom Jan 1 1906 until 1 1909 The gieater part of this> sum is ac counted for in an adjustment of funds loill. which was paid to the cit} treasnv bv the street railwav compan} inbtead of going into the sinking fund as piescribed bv law current expenses and w as used for Resigns Because Democrats Would Not Follow His Lead In Contest. ACTION CAUSED SENSATION Brilliant Texas Man, Who Sav- ed Seat Foi Lonmer, Ex- pects a Re-Election, the JEWISH MASS'ORES AT KIEFF REPORTED WASHINGTON, March ator Joseph W Bailey of Texas today resigned from the senate He expects however, to be re elected Bailey resinned because the democrats refused to follow his leadership in the consideration of the Arizona constitution to which he opoosea because it con tamed Vie initiative and referen dum and the recall of public off! cials His resignation was the sensation of the day in Washing ton was distributed In various funds Bv this maneuvering taT levy for expenses -was kept low while the sinking fund lew soared Inder the leadjustment the reverse will be the from Individuals, there Is due the citv In cash 442 52 BMravasance and gross misman- agement of the Chern street bridge 'ncluding a severe criticism of the On born Engineering Co of Cleveland which prepared plans and tions for the bridge is alleged Petb graft is charged against various de partinents. Against Oren Dunham and J M are reported Two an aggre- gate salarv of 12400 to serve assess- ment papeis While these clerks were used about the office the report Bins that twelve or thirteen men wishes t "P toact lf here paid to sene Papers Three sentiment i firemen whose names are not given, were overpaid J2jO Through use of flctitiois names on pay rolls of the park board commission was fraudulentlv paid out but to whom Is not seated This monev hoverer is said to be recoverable from E R Cal- kin citv audi or A T McDonald and M I Moore secretarv of the commis- sion Books of the board of public serr Ice the report states show pav roll Babcock council clerks findings of more than clerks were emploved at and grant the fianchlse plcadod gurttr- Robin will week be taken be fore the grand jur> and Vake Mach massa- s in Russia equal in barbantv to massacres it Kishineff are being perpehated at Kicft acoordins to dis wtehcs recened hero todav The mas 'acnes have resulted fiom i leoent expulsion or lor but details arc 1 eing kept from the public b HE; cl censor ship payments ot 183381 "nailed The greatei part the re- In this cit Jin Senator Bailev was conspiouous m ncium he will go berore his ]fa lie foi a re election The piocedure CAUSES SENSATION is ilmost unirooecleuted His teim woild hive expired in Bailey just to is a representative and served in the f ftv ocoi 1 an'l to tnci inoliHlniK the fiftv sixth conpio s He wa oloond o 1 enate in 1901 mcl lo'lcrtoci in 1907 neoev Ci Ohio leads all otner cities In fie number of lame djcks to day These men retired Senator Returns to Akron may try to suc-eed Sena tor Burton resu-ne law prac tice prepare for next campaign go on lecture piat form tra 'el Joyce Hollmgworth Kennedy Thomas, plan to re turn two years herce Touvelle and plans 111 to the most prmeiful membe- the most aeed memb r th" omgQs too fi IN t mem and ho mo, mi-mlpr vv T" mons th o ic ot lime d lOhS o Inei todav lime, fiwn (Rpn Minn onairmn of the apnropmtion oonmittte th" n tt to the most pow erf il -wmbT of tho ho i and 10 Know all one of the most able representatives was tho Niioloon of hcs? surv vors of thf Waterloo tali D sp" pop r -11 i four vears of ago 11 bo vanzuari Po e El lien Mol "3 kid mem ber the leport btates fire bv oil employes is given DV nnn-r a TO ordins to Dl UUII MNu rOSTltllfl flirtings and the result of loose ulm mstrnMnr. n nnf nf pc'.v graft Indicitions ir the repoit states that
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