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   Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                               SPEAKING OF A POSSIBLE CLEAN-UP DAY AND BEAUTIFYING THE CITY, WHAT ABOUT THOSE MAHALA BLOCK FIRE RUINS? THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1911, LAST EDITION CONGRESS OPENtD, MESSAGE DELAYED Champ Clark Formally Elected Speaker, Announces the Legislative Program. SIX MEASURES FOR PROMISED REFORMS n ro Congressman Sherwood Intro- duces Pension Bill and An- derson A Lincoln Memor- ial Bill, WASHINGTON, April the democrats m control of the house the sixty second congress convened at noon today It was announced at the House that the presidents message which is expected to be brief will not be completed until after the cabinet meeting this afternoon it will be sent to congress tomor row Champ Clark elected speaker of the house immediately upon the ab cembling of congress took occasion n his apes b of acceptance to outli 10t will be the legislative piogram' a into laws as follows An intelligent revision of the tariff downward Tlie passage of the resolution call Intr for a constitutional amendment frr the direct election of United States senators Changs in the house rules that will speedy enactment of meas ures for the public good A complete letrenchment in expen BOS in depaitment of the gov ernment I The publicatior of campaign sub scnptions and disbursements befoie elections The admission of Arizona and New Mexico to statehood Special to The Star Journal W ISHIM.T0V ipnl gressmnu Carl C. Vnderson figur- ed iu an auto smash-up last night but was fortuuate enough to es- cape s< nous injuries, although he was ludl) shaien up. His auto ran into a triuk. Iwo congress- men who nere nilh him also es- caped unhurt. Indcrsou again demonstrated todij that he was horn under a hull) star. His was one ot tlit lust names called in lh  e Jav ai 07 n m (Standard MAY LATER TAKE UP MUNICIPAL PROJECT tim l urn wind lmtv for hour- t i'i i u nx i to1 1 mile-, noitic ist v 1 4i ter loon BATTLE OF VOTES member0 of the house of repiesantatives are cilled before the spepkera chair and standing m a eroup take the oath of office The galleries are usually packed b) relatives ti lends and othei admners of the budding statesmen to watch them sworn in. Result Much In Doubt And No One Could Predict The Result. With New Rules And Reforms Inaugurated, Champ Clark Becomes Speaker. April of happy democrats today stormed the house end of the capitol the prize of their November victory Stalwart Champ Clark was the star feature of the occasion so to hs party brethern As he sank gracefully onto the highback chair the Cannon throne the climax of party triumph seemed to have been and the acclamation of the democrats on the floor and in the balconies was without bounds Since Maich 4 1895 when Chas F Onsp, of Georgia laid aside the gavel there had been no democrat in the I speaker s chair Over on the senate side of the louse of government there had been a large shrinkage m the republican majority but no change in party con ,rol and so there was no demonstra :ion to mar the dignity of the open ng ceiemomes Holdover senators were almost dazed bv the number of strange men in their midst mostls unknown and unsung political war rlors appearing as successors of bat HOUSE MEMBERSHIP democratic members New republican members New socialist member 81 Total number of new mem bers 127 Seven new demociats and two new republicans served In former congresses Total number of democrats 228 Total numbei of republicans 160 Total socialist number 1 Democratic majority over re publicarlb 68 Vacanies in the second Penna and ninth Iowa districts will be Blled with e MIOPIS ro k the democratic majority over the republicans bb SENATE New democrats 12 republicans 5 Total number of new mem Total number of republicans Total number of democrats who were children when the demo- crats list held the house and it seemed there could not be anv speak eis except Tom Reed and Joe Cannon maiched m columns to the capitol hours before the time for opening the session Thev packed the hallways and patientl; faced locked doors hiding the time when thevj should be admitted With the opening I of the way to the seats ther" follow ed a and a sci amble and the galleries were filled radiant in the bright hues OTHER CITIES' ELECTIONS Socialists Won In Butte and Flint, Mich, Have Contest In Milwaukee, Portions Of Mayor's Message Alleged to Unjustly Reflect Upon Members, Expunged By passing over Mayor Lehr. ers veto the two granting to the Sandusky GM Electric Co a two-year franchiw for commercial lighting, the other authorizing the service director to advertise for bids for a fttreet ligHmg contract for the same length of time the city council, Monday evening, terminated a con- troversy of many months' stand- ing and dealt at least a tempo- rary blow to the municipal light- ing proposition It wai In- timated however, that would soon be taken to invotl- gate the municipal lighting 1 sltion so the facts can be put 1 before the people Council at the same Ume, gave I to us, sentiments bj order- ing expunged from the records certain ot tho CITY ELECTIONS Chicago todaj for mavor Taooma voting on question of re- calling Major Fawcett whose policies are opposed In some and wl-o has opposing candidates Dutte Mont earned sodil iste who elected J L. Dun- can a Unitaiian minlstei aKo elated othei officers and fne out of nine aldennen Michigan counties republican 'Wets won m Battle Cieek and Flint by earning Calhotin and Genesee counties Flint elected socialibt majoi Mt Clemens ole ted who stands tor open tow n OHICM30 111 Apnl 4-T opened at 6 o lock this mcr noils PO j the lighting whdch members felt, unjustly reflect- ed upon them. TV better there will ba furihCT developments is a oat- tei of speculation, 1 The passing of the ordinances was not accomplished before OouocikaBa a insurgent register- ed a protest He a one contract for street litfit- 'ing with a popular on a muata- pil plant as soon as possible. He ww unqualified opposed to the commer- cial lightms franchise 1 Standing ilone igainst the. argu- ments athan cd U Cm SoJlcltor Steuwmann aadi Members Parsons C'llemaihei Holzaepfel made a de- termined fight against the paastge at I the ordir mces m er the vetoes of Uay- 01 Lehiei Dien the crowd though i 1L toe had with ttus l of spring finerv composed at nis 'ooked upon as one of the. SS'f.'IS, but half the audience Diplomats Import mt municipal elections In> ordei to brl of the street the result M :be senate for years On the dot of twelve gavel taps at both ends of the capitol signaled or order and the special session was under way President Taft had mo bllized the statesmen to get action on his reciprocity trade agreement w ith Canada which was passed by the smothered by ast house but neatlj he senate Democrats in the Republican majority 9 The vacancy in Colorado will be filled with a democrat making the lepublican majority 8 Aldrich tariff law Reduced rates on wool Schedule K. will be their first to the length of the range In time from July to September offenng Predictions of members as Intel est centeied in the house be cause of the turnover in control Men were willing to give high prices for the privilege of seeing Uncle Joe Cannon with the minoiitv on the floor .nd the valiant Missourian w ith the their reservation and President lhe Wstoiv ot Chicago Keen in it was shown, had Invited guests tolterest nas displaced not onlv in thi the capacity of the gallery placed I mayoraltv fight but also in the alder under his control bv the House I manic contests m manv of the thirf As a new house is without form and vod it devolved upon Col Me Dow ell clerk of the last to call the members to order Ihis he did standing at his own desk in front of and below the vacant chair pro vided for the speaker He called up on the chaplain foi prajer the first veto dinance the lighting or- directly before the bodjv house expect mtional flag us i background and reach the subiect by and by and the terrible mace at his s'ltle referee n the meantime will_trj their hands the doing's in the pit at a revision uf femurdg of There was an awful jam Folks praver of a session which ilwaj printed m the Congressional Record McDowell dueled the reading ot Pres dent Taft s proclamation c the snecial was caiied a record the names of the nve waids eaoh of which elects a memLei of tho nuv citj council No one can foucast the result The contest for the majoral'v has been one of the most evatin? evei witnessed m -tins cit> beginning with the primarj election: at which, aspirants contended lor the I itic and republican noimna tions The candidates ihmn were Charles B Merrmm and lallfngi democrat Mr Merriatn is a membei of the i foi a number of v ear piofessorshin of political the mil states ,o members city present passed among the UmveiMtv of Chica-i members that 127 substitute names regarded 11 the foi those of membeis prc ent it tne session that 01 ened last December au peared on the loll Then came the great event of tho Gov. Convinced That Bryan Will Be a Candidate. eform iis the candidate far llpport of the ni ind BOJl (Continued on Page S) I government oigani? itions Caitf! Harrison, the dcmoiatic nomima "is vetcrin politician who his, served ti-ins ac mavo" of C''vvo Ily D C tlioiici he linilh to remain ov ei loi tlit opening of congress Gov- emoi Hiiiuun will start for home, convinced as is almost everyone here. ANOTHER SPRING CLEANING: totti hours discussed part) then was a vised thit th- hearing (Continued on Page 6 j G WASHINGTON April C Ai Miller at Tampico Mex Ico telegraphed the state depart went today that George Crichfield Sf New Jersey was shot from am bufjl near his ranch near Tuxtam It IE said that he cannot recover The department ordered an im mediate investigation Crichfield was a candidate for congress from New Jersey on the republican ticket recently Heavy Losses AQUA SONORA April official report bv Gen era! Luia Torres militan comman i drill regulation of the first zone including all of named todav a' reived WO reenfircempnts this at undented force they attempted to turn the ritht Hank of the lederal forces The ngntms wnirh Lisiicc1 was se vere wuh 1 ea lo des on bnth Th otilcial report g he rebel at tin )o nt at sovontv he f d eral killed at sixteen with twenty womded In s oseiient fishtme tTere were heavv To Improve Methods Bonora was received here giving de Ullt of the fighting at Lrcs and ban Rafael, following tne first encounter ra March 28 and np to Vondav After the rebels escaoed from the trap laid bv Colonel OgeiU and Luis Medina Baron chief of rurales thev continued in the direction of Vres the Mfott Later the mturrectos re- A, nl 4 -Acivan tage will he takea of the prose ice of Imited S ates troops in Texas 10 trv out the proposed i tw infantrv Three oJTicerv were hoard to go to San and submit the new regulation to a pracucal and sever" test To raise militarv methods to the high stsndard of European army Capt J A Mogan also left for encarapaenL He has jiut returned from a vear and a half spent m stuay perfl r, tno Carter Hailison who Jonrinaa D put- was assassinated in 1S13 while uerT itln oriia to become a can- ing his fourth terms as mi) or of thi date fc" PresWent Governor Har- In his piasent oandidacv Mr wwlld nmkp no statement Mr Brvan was on the floor of the houao todav having tlus privilege as an ex- member and is taking an active part in shipmg tho legislative program ei not Hariion. returns witli- oitv In his piasent oandidacv Mr Harrison has met with bitter opposi tion on the pait of an mfluentiil fac tion of the Ircal demociatic pirtv headed In Roger 'siillivan the Illinois repiescntnt' on the demociatic na tioml committee On other hand hai rwclvcd valuable sunpoit fiom 0 met Mr tlrem Br'an- tocether having R Hearst who is" seek'ng "to Tbe put in a OUST B dav Hi was the breakfast guest ot E 0 democratic national mittpem.ui fiora Michigan, The fas w is siiraifi ant Indeed Wood, tional committee, informed the gov- ernor theie was no chance for Bry- an to c jut -ol action of the Michi- in on to convention- ovMtior lurahod wi h (Xrar W 1 mil vv xij of Alabama chairman of 1ho vv i s and nieina committed In them  11 apt unnuiv fion the pi ii tiffs stai c-nomt 01 the cine tiors at usue in thi s i t of thi Pi nt com Ttfriin-st William Hondrirkisoi M ver ard Iohn Broki p trad n a t! Riickevp lake id 1011 1 anv U un in the common pleas c u t Tuesdav moraine The defense a ,-iies t it v 15 a ion of wheth er the losort tompanv oil control the bav is well as its land j G Pipokhns president of the Ctdar Po n con pan v was on the I s-tand most ot the morning ai d test! 1 Red as to the allewsl damage to the lerrlnstila caused bv the sandsuckers of the defendants to westwa shore of the Point It is claimed that operattons of the fpr vears have re- sulted in the transfer of thousands of sores ot sand The great holw made tw tta miriiuclMBi a--4 AIM bj tne washii g of the sand on shore into the wattM-s it is said ti meei Robert Waear for I pi am iff also testimon} to effect That trees planted st the cost of manj thou ancis of dollars in order to protec the snore are i v fe opt -ations of tne is lUined bv the plaintiffs Oi the other lianO .___ 'operating the sutctoucken daUn I s each reduction of the i line of the peninsula In 
                            

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