Monday, March 27, 1911

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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio A PICTURE TELLS A MORE GRAPHIC STORY THAN STAR-JOURNAL'S NEWS PICTURES ARE UP TO THE MINUTE. THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FOKTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, MARCH 27, 1911. LAST EDITION NUMBER 143 Total Number Of Dead Is Now 142 While Injuries Of Others Will Prove Fatal And So Increase The List A CENTURY'S DISASTERS FIRST PICTURES IN SANDUSKY OF SCENES FOLLOWING THE FACTORY FIRE HORROR IN NEW YORK IN WHICH 142 PERISHED Iron Doors Opening Inward And Lack of Fire Escapes Lead To Charges Of of the Victims Were Italian Girls NEW YORK, March thoi ough investigation today revealed the fart that Manhattan alonp there aie 150 lofty buildings similar to that of the Tiiangle Shiit company in which 142 people lost their lives Saturday, that are [he tiaps. Plans to rented) this condition were put on foot today. Tue inspection cf fa.ptor> buildings in the past, it is admitted, Kis been ciiminally lax. In the Triangle building alone doors opened inwaid instead of outward, and uere keiH locked contraiy to law Back of these locked and inward doois were fotinu piles of bodies of tile vic- tims who could not get Ihiough them Smoking was also allowed all through th" building, although against the law. Suhsrr'ptlons ueiv stalled nn all sides today for funds to help the families left destitute. Of the 142 known deaa all hut 32 have been identified Tluie are still 14 injuied in the hospitals of tthom it is expected live will die. 300 The wrrk of the day shed no light tinon the cause of the blaze. This probaulv will er be known. A Practically all of the 142 victims t Line irou tin1 same district of yrnhattun between Second avt-nu" and C, as the of the from the motor driving the General Slocum disaster. In j seiiing machines, shooting through uer-ilv every street in tnis quarttr at the lint-charged air of the operating least one family is holding a funeral1 room to a 4-inch carpet cf sciaps on t.xJay. AF many of the families have the fioor navi, STarted a Year. Place. Number. i Richmond, Va. 70 I Theater, Baden 63 i Theater...... 295 j Theater, V.enna 700 I St. Petersburg ?00 j Theater, Nice 150 Ferroni, Poland. 268 Comique, Paris.. 20 I Theater. England 200 1 10 i Bazar, Pans I Harbor, Mich., theater theater panic I Scotland, I theater j Milwaukee.... I Iroquois Theater, Ctii- cago Slocum burned, j New York.........'850 fire, Montreal. Quebec 13 Francisco fire. ..1.000 England, thea- ter Pa., theater O.. school.. 171 Fort Wayne 12 Theater, Mexico I City N. J., factory I Chicago___ I Angelas Times___ j Furniture, Chicago. j Petersburg, 5-cent theater 1'Pcn destitute, chariiv workers have started taicmr; up largp funds. In IP street, in are- Iivf houccs, funerals are tod.ij from three of then1 lit Im-w Frep Burial association tiiis afti-nimn toMc charge of 13 bod- 1-is of i had no known re-I- fire, but Chief Cioker was unwilling Cincinnati of Commerce, tn say that in his opinion it originated 1 1 Ccnnellsville, Pa., store! this way. Heartrending Scenes. At the morgue tha charities de- partment pier had been opened for use the first time since the Slocum disaster, and there all night and 1911- Milwaukee, factory New York factory an-i dnected their burial in the dav went most of organization's plot on Staten Island. nil til1.1 dcat! teir.oNed from Ihe of them red e-ed from lack of sleep and from grief The scenes there coronei began an in i were heartrending. Women tore their into the disaster one of hair and shrieked aloud when they ied the'r daughters, sisters or several Inquiiies which will be con- j identified ducted by city aided by friends. CHEYENNE, Wyo, March 2 agents the d'st.irt Mr-ine.'s of-j in at leas! two young men Nn An inquest vill f and identified thpir amanced sweethearts __________, _. ycf-ult will be placed before the grandly their encasement ringr, and their That the Japanese are flocking to the misery was pitiful. Wives looked up- PaeifV coast is indicated here by thp The preliminary investigation by on the frees of their hrr.bands who steady string of them going west over the tiitir t ;i! orney's office of con- ditions fiiirioimdlns the disaster" has Ir-d the investigator? to believe that several indictments foi manslaughter contributory had d'ed heroically and, identifyin fainted. the Union pacific. On one train alone today were 30 Japs going from as far Xearly a hundred coffins lay in a east as Omuha to San Francisco. long row raw the pier, awaiting re- moval or identification of the charred New Cabinet, Including Liman- tour And De La Barra, Is Not Satisfactory WASHINGTON EXPECTS FAVORABLE OUTCOME Former Minister To U, S, Suc- ceeds Creel As Head Of Foreign Affairs, based on evidence of nyrligence arc likely to be bodies they contained Forty human down v hen the April grand jury takes i forms, so burned, blackened and dis- up the cr.se I torted that they will never bo recog- Thi first of the official inquiries lay covered bv white canvas in let under waj was that of Fire Mar- nine coffins from those fl'-'I which wah deigned to i less horribly mangled. Unle's they the cause of the fire and are identified by trinkets and jewelry and dealing with the subject of alien the exact of the- law. found on blackened limbs they ownership of land, was put on the He hid under subpoena fifty persons i fill a single grave of unknown ttle assembly and started ed in fie building, including dead. its wax to passage. Anti-Jap Legislation. SACRAMENTO. Cal., Mirer, 27 Despite the protest of President Taft, in his latest message to Gov. John- son, the committee substitute for four senate bills anti-Japanese in nature on owners of fie Wai.it Co., the the structure and all of the men At the of the investi- gation testifird tile-building was snch a fire tiap that it was a miracle anv of the 7.10 rieeis de- ve'ined that the 'iro wis started, either from ciRi'rei or a match. ciowii wrs held A signet ring found clinging to a'. shred of flesh on a little girl's finger Jiiaiciary which 1ms been held in the committee by Chairman mad ft Kehoe lluon advice front tho othcr means would have failed. A nor s office that President Taft and man who hud stond in line six hours authorities at Washington did wandered aimlessly among the bodies nor w'sh to nave such legislation seeking his missing daughters unMl was forced out by with a groan he identified a heap of by Ass............. charred clothing as their garments poghlan of San Francisco and adopted Ultimatum Effective Because Fekin Government Was Not Prepared To Fight. These pictures were taken a short time after the fire was dis- covered and after scores had leaped to their death. The upper picture shows fire steamers at work. There was comparatively little smoke. In ti'ne lower pict- ure are shown over two score dead bodies lying on the side- walk. The girls had leaped from the eighth and ninth floors. March 27. Admi'ting her He collapsed and sought to kilt him- of r.ioihid them-i golf, the police him, thp and he continued the search for his nremtn r.ith iivriphng irons and HIP'wife- als-o missing hooks so'ight victims in ihe flooded I Cellar of the building Fourteen steam A .a I mass long liam by the asembly by a bare margin of PBKIN Assemblyman inability to go to war with Russia today granted all the, demands BELIEVE THREE MEN WRECKED ORE LOADER CLEVELAND, 0-. March 27 Of- of the X Y P. 0. Dock com- seven votes. rumns emptied the basement of DVVUEITEH SENTENCED. G3LHMEI March 27. of the ultimatum made on her by Rus- Panv at North Randall and police in- sia, Friday The demands have vcstlgating thp djnamite explosion been made public .jet tjiat wrecked a oie loader, cans- It is generally considered that there inS damage to the extent of was no alternative course in view of Committee, It Is Charged, Has Greatly Weakened Import- ant Measure. SAN ANTCNIO. March meeting will this week be held betv.ccn Alfonro and Julio and Francisco Madero. latter the head of the Mexican revolution, at will be decided the fate of i.ico. TTe three men are arranging to meet, probably in the moun- tain of Chihuri'iua, and wil! de- cide terms will be acceded or not. Insurreuo leaders are not satisfied with fie proposed new cabinet whica is tr iiulut.1- Senor Yves Limantrmr aud Minister De La liana. Their uew by Gustave Madero at Washington when he said1 "Llmamcm- is Diaz. Diaz is Limaa- tc'tr. and both wil have to beiora the revolutionists will la> down th-tr arms to consider peace." The rebel leaders neither Dias, Limantcur nor De La Barra wilt do. Diaz must resign and a new election froe f'.om Diaz influences be held be- fore the Maderists wil! consider peace. Acc-T'dins to the evolutionists here. has simph been a figurofcead far m oiv than TWO and LimantotT lias been the real head ot the nn nt. President Diaz wanted co quit at the last election. Believe It React Mission. WASHINGTON. March i rof here from Mexico City that the new cabinet has about beem j completed. U is believed that Gei. Bn-nai'do Reyes, now.in Europe, vitl 1 uUimately became minister of var. Francisco De La Barra. no'v minister to the S.. is to Ensijne Creel as minister of foreign alfalrs. j He loft last night for Mexico C''tj 1 and official Washington believes tha initial of an era of peace ia Mexico has been inaugurated. Before I De La Barra was warmly con- 'giatulated on all sid-3S. j Minister De La Barra's mission to Mexico in the face of present condi- tions in that country is regarded as the most significant occurrence in the Mexican situation since Senor Limantour, ministpr of finance, confer- red in New York with Francisco dero, sr. and Gugtave Madero, and brother respectively, of the revo- lutionist leader. Saturdav UMh, cunucited of plac China's utter unpreparednoss foi war i accomplished b> with a final effort, she grasped a hard ing dynamite on the tracks of the interest is being manifested maintained that which protuded from beneath the can- umbus street railway during the attitude of Japan, which is ob- labor vas and with a shriek collapsed. The strike last summer, was today sen- Lands His Man Maschke For Collector Of Customs In Cleveland hlarkoninir mass. ?he sobbed had been her sweetheart, to whom shp had be- come encased the night before the A ring on his finger told i her o fhis identity. She asked if the i dend man had had a watch. Thev brought it to her. she opened it and at her own featurps I Sicilian women became' hysterical at once tenced to ten jears in prison. FATALITIES OF 24 HOURS The twenty-four hours begin- ning late Friday afternoon were the most fata! of the year thus far. Here in Sandusky Lake viously holding entirely aloof, al- nighl, beliext1 the deed wa, three men ir the trio aie union sympathizers and that the.v made their CPCIIOP from North Ran- though more powerful than at' dall in a poneiful gray automobile. Peking While the issues between China and Rureia have hcen almost obliter- ated by the recent Aeries of ultima- tums, and theoretiraHv insufficient cause for occupation exists, Russia ap- paipntly feats that she fould obtain only piomises, which the Chi- their kin in the pine coffin upon recognizing Sfiore Conductor Young was killed would not unless late Friday. The capsizing of steamer of the British Columbian A man whose face was marked by a sear of flame, found his brother among the ccast Frjday night carried 45 to I. Tl'e had worked by side poiiring upon ihe fire A cutter identified his dead swcethoar' their linq and her fire in New York, late in the day, REVISION OF W001 TARIFF Tt her work's wae- claiming 142 victims. This brings ]es, The bodies of (wo the total to almost 200. I horribly mangled, sat propued up in First news of the death and the wreck of the Dixie Flyer in Georgia early Saturday killed ten. Then came the awful timidated. Rusbian lesp in the China than of conces- when the sioas ftom jtifaiy was signed But it is rorngnUrd that Russia. by failing to do has shown that j she dops not e de- siaiiF The newspapers, which HAYES GOES FREE COLUMBUS, O. March L. Hayes. banker, sen seven for violating the national banking Jaws, today released from the penitentiary by the federal parole in- board. He had been in prison since December hpre point out that they CELEBRATE JUBILEE; STRIKE IS POSTPONED KO.MK. Ma'-ch -7 all night 'natirn in t1'" rhibs and caffs Democrats Ready To Pass E While Uncle Joe Will Fight Reciprocity, j their coiiins while a sobbing brother disaster was giv B TAFT SEES WORLD PEACE _____ WASHINGTON. March President Taft today granted special Interview to the United Press in which he declared fcHat the proposed arbitration treaty with England is the first step in a definite plan for international peace. Treaties, he declares, will follow with other nations until world peace is assured. them to search for his aged Imof'er uho also had perished The fire had left him without a relative. Pinked up by a fireman on the eighth fioor. a blaokened hand still J clenched a pit'ful purse in its grip. They pried the away and re- jleised the bag. It contained a small i Film of nionc-j. keys, and a receipt made nu! to S Sobbing women ?o '1 that an improvised VcspHsl ".aid fitted ui> 0" the p-or, manned by; i nurses from hosnital. ran riot and were teiid-j insx those v.l.o I There wjij bp a thorough pnbing a fixing if the if blanip re bo and it ccn fixed. Paid Dis-, (net Attornpv Wbitmai' >f the New York -jure intmreh ignorant cf forHgn af- an salutp at midniglit ren in Star-Journal fairs, are verv hostile against Great marh'-d lipmnnniir of the jubilee COLUMBUS, O.T March Two big bills will bo under heivy fire in the legislature. The Winter public utili- ties. bill K bting assailed as a worth- less makeshift it is alleged, all the stroii- points have been taken out by the The Fulton "wet" cities bill is the target for the teinper- foreea with mass meetings m most cities of the state By many the week is rfgaided as the turning point in (he session. It will show whether reform measures are to be rushed through or are to be blocked. Real friends of the public utilities commission law are prepared to (icht vigorously against the Winters bill m its present fonn Attjrneji. who have studied the bill in an effort to learn just what it would do. declare it is of littlp effect Uepresentatue Calvey Cleveland said this morning that when the bill up as a msday he would atuuk ir. chars" thut it is a tcl' nhort" mi bill in diftfiKo juu! n s-pcnai mittee of ten uppointtM to the bill and ir info ,i rr-M-- u ro for tin- rf-ril.vm'i nnd control of May Watch Maneuver. WASHINGTON, March department today granted permission to the militarj attaches of the Frencb, British and Russian embassies to watch tbp military maneuvers in Tex- as. The German embassy had given permission. Fishing Boat Vulture Badly Damaged And Two on Board Had Narrow Escape. ''.fond iy pound-b Gilbert TOik- nunt bulletins which told of forty dead in the street. Later bulletins increased the total to over iOQ. Eritain. which they acruse of begin-, ceirbratirn of tli" fir-ding of United ning the present Ifnd grib, and they [tah Thp of the ra.1- that 'imh Jman and France j v y whirh was th'vatenpd. will not lie long in suit Ixen tempoianl} Tho that it ivsnt Thu t injf of tht K is THE NEW STEAMER PUT-IN BAY AS SHE STRUCK THE WATER AFTER LEAVING THE WAYS AT WYANDOTTE: A. J. FOX U "If Chief Crok- r fells me is correct th-n sonironc it- criminally li- able, and it is. wlitiher it bo one or a be I saw anything more honible in mv life Red will collect f.inds to aid dpstitute families of the victims. A monster of labor1' 8TAR-.TOURXAL nOEAU. Munsey Building WASHTXGTOX. March Sen- ator Burton after all opposed to the political boss? This question aiose! today when it was learned that Sen-1 ator Burton has "put across" his friend Maurice Maschke, the political. boss of Cleveland, into the office of I sorrow over the death of the eirl and collector of customs of that r-lty. The w'omcn wo-ktrs will be madden the appointment will be announced soon, i the victims of that horror are bur- The senator has often expressed i ied. views of political bosses that were far from complimentary but it may depend upon the boss. Anyhow he I Is for Maschke who has a host other friends and who does not-wear! horns although be is a mighty big j NEW YORK. March is the boss. Istorv of the Incidentally it is reported that Dis- j Tho fire brokn out at -1.40 Tt toirn- tnct Attorney Do> may be appointed until 6 o'clock. The known dead No Chance To Rescue Fariic-Stricken Girls (Continued on Page 5.) (Continued on Page 5) am pei pitied. in the rase nt [pVpV-ro-.- ThU je denied i? n ,'Kpurc the ruhr of trKphimcs to nv rzs: Ii'it wlMt is con- of of to tlit- 1- of 'V ut en tin (Continued Caught in the squall while coming in fruni tre lake about 10 o'clock; the big power Virtitre, uld be brought into p i-t aT'd baukd out on Lay Bros." docfc ;r t' foit of Meius street The Vulture about 35 feet long and when strong wind struck her, net 'ipep headway, her engine not enough. Van ITII went- and diopped the an- ch >r 'i th" lin- could be t'.-t. ab "ni> f.-et had run out and be .u wa? driven onto the rocks. (M'VIt ant! Van Wovern were cora- to jupin ihe rocks and then in reaching shore and call- in-; TREE 300 YEARS OLD YIELDS MUCH TIMBER l..i; new sieamer Put-in Star-Journal by Ernst Niebergal. was one of few pictures taken. Mr. Niebcrgal secured som" flue The picture is interesting compared with the view of thf completed boat, printed a few days ago Among those standing in tile bow of the boat as she- slid into the water was Nelson J Hunt, of this city Captain Fox. who leaves the Kirby to become mastfir of the pr-w boat, was one of the most interested spectators at the launching. Ppi' hi tn TV MILAN. O Man-n .'T tree that ot this i-laim to be the oldest one in the wr.s.cut up for firewood by Bert Williams at lit? farm about one nine and a half eabt of town Saturday, and although u had bc'n bine on the ground for appioxiuiateb one hundred years. It was still perfectly sound. sonie logs. Mr. Williams secured three cords of fircwcxid. When Ihe present owner bought the farm from Mr. Schaeffei. when the: Messrs. Qeorge and William old small boys, old chestnut trtv was lying oc ground where it had blown over. Tint was about sixt> years ago. aad for- mer owner. Tom Bnttman, long dead, stated then that the tree bet n there as long he cooM member. I'pon counting the rings, oMlTM was found to three hnidnd, mi as the adds ring Jtr. it is hpurs-d that It three bnilMC year? old when It blew orer. (Wlw irees In the vicinity tnw tiem M fir Itkck M 17W. iNEWSPAFERr VSPAPES.I