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   Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                               NAVIGATION REALLY OPENS TODAY MTH THE ARRIVAL OF THE KIRBY AND LOftMNQ if FIRST COAL BOAT. READ THE STAR.JOURNAL FOR MARINE NEWS. THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL, FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, APRIL 10, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 155 SENATOR LA FOLLETTE PICES COMMITTEE OF FIVE TO MAKE ANOTHER INVESTIGATION INTO CHARGES AGAINST LOBOBB Copy Shown To Taft Resulted in Ultimatum to Diaz and Maneuvers. NEW LIGHT THROWN ON MEXICAN AFFAIR Diaz1 Message Has Failed To Pacify Rebels And Situ- ation Is Serious, DIAZ PREPARED TO FLEE MEXICO CITY, April fidentlal reports received here to- day show that President Diaz has laid careful plans to escape from Mexico should H becon'e neces- sary. He has stationed all of his available troops In suoh a manner that they form an armed avenue clear to the coast. NEW TORK, April the United States gave Mexico a six days' ultimatum in which to disavow its secret treaty with Japan, a photo- graph of whk-h had been secured by Vnlted States Ambassador Wilson, Is the declaration today of the New York Sun in a dispatch from its Mexico correspondent, treaty between Mexico and Japan gave the Japanese a coaling Elation, maneuver piivileges in Mag- ualena bay and large colonisation and trade _cojicessions_ Ambassador Wil- ton succeeded in getting access to the treaty for a few hours and during that time hail photogiaphs taken of it and hurried with them to Wash- ington. It was then that President Taft ordered out the troops and gave Mexico six days in which to set a- Eide the tieaty. Diaz backed down at once. It is said that Capt. Sydney S. CIo- Bian, U. S. A., who, disguised as Mr. Ott, a lumberman, obtained valuable information to the war depaitment In Colombia at the time President Koosevelt "took" the Panama forte, has heen in Mexico studying the situation. Col. Luther T. Ellsworth, consul at Porfiro Diaz, Mexico, arrived in Wash- ington, bringing with him a mass of THE COX CASE POUJMBrS, 0 April 10 torney Gentidl tcda1.' an- mmnced that he will assist Prose- cutor Hur.t. of CincinLati. in the prosecution of Boss Cox for per- jury J Hogan will not only assist in the supicme court pioceedn-gs today and tomoirow. but will also join Hunt in the to Cox tried in other coaaty than Hamilton other nevs will assist n the supreme icourt argument Hunt is confident he will win. Attorney General Hogan To Take Donnelly Case to The Legislature. Senator LaFollette has, prenared a AMfiTUr-D Drier I MM resolution providing for the reopening ANUIHhK KObE LAW FIGHT I of the Lorimer investibation in the senate. The resolution names Senators Tkot I John D- Works of California; Charles UUI I Hal bOnieSI B Townsend, of Michigan; George R. McLean, of Connecticut; John W. Kern, of Indiana, and Atlee Pomerene, nf Ohio, as a committee to conduct Word Will Again Be Taken Up This Week----------- COLUMBIUS, O., April ney General Hogan today announced that he will ask the state legislatuie to remove from office Circuit Judge M. M. Donnelly, tried last week at Napoleon on a charge of embezzling from the Old Anchor Line In- surance Co.. Although the jury dis- agreed Hogan holds that as ten of the jurors were for conviction Donttelly should not be allowed longer to hold his office of judge. This promises to claim much at- tention from the legislators this week. Hogan will fllf a tnmsraipt of the evi- dence which been intioauced in the trial. Tne constitution provides that, "Judges may be removed by con- current i evolution'of both houses of the geneial assembly, if two-thirds of the members toncur therein; but no such removal shall be consular and secret service reports.: upon complaint, the made, except substance ot He refused to make any statement a- tout conditions in Mexico. Conditions all over Mexico are now exceedingly serious, and it is becom- ing more and more apparent that nothing short of abdication of Presi- dent Diaz can end the trouble. How t'lls is to be brought about is a knot- ty problem. Consular reports received from all Mexico by the state department show that the situation is unchanged since the 'Diaz message which it had been Loped would have had a quieting ef- fect. In view of the oft repeataed asser- tion that the United States will inter- vene in Mexico if order is not restored by May 1, it is significant that the revolutionists hav? flxed April 24 as which shall be entered on the journal, nor until tihe party charged shall have had notice thereof, and an oppor- tunity to he heard." This section, according to Attorney General Hogan, implies ttat, in ac- cordance with the statutes, impeach- ment proceedings must be iegiilarl> instituted in the house, and a trial had befoie the senate Word has heen passed around that the effort will be made Chis week to push the amended bill for the amend- ment of the Rose law through the senate this week. The liber; agreed to leave out of the bill now all Teference to the Beall law. The a- mended bill will seek to allow cities be wet only after an entire had tlie Provision that i-itles alone vcte wet or dry, without pie- cipitatins an entire county vote The advantage of this provision to the wets was to have a coun- ty election it would he necessary tn (Continued On Page Six) SEVERAL THOUSAND SORE ARMS SHOW ACTIVITY OF DOCTORS IN ARMY ernment must make known its inten- tions. Stanley Williams Killed. -----fcOTJISVILLE. K.v April tel- "elram wasTonaTTcceived from T Al- set 40 per cent of the voters of the Tin Durning, a Louisville newspaper reporter, who took part in the battle ft Mexieali. Mexico, in which General Stanley Williams was killed The tel- egram says: "Todaj has been an avv- fal day. Fighting lasted seven ihouis, 70 men against 600 They lost 100. Only 20 of us escaped General Stan- ley Williams was shot five times and Is dying." Williams is said to have been a de- porter from the U. S army and it Is possible he was a Cleveland man real name was Robert Loebcr To Strike at Juarei. EL PASO, April the withdrawal of Madero's troons from about Chihuahua City, members of the local junta here todav declare that Madero will now mass his troops about Juarez and endeavor to take the city by a sudden assault. They de- clare it is Madero's desire to take Jua- rez and thus establish himself as a belligerent and also use that city as a place to equip his army for a inarch to Mexicu City. In a signed statement concerning the peace negotiations Tuan Sanchez Azcona makes it plain that the nego- tiations throughout were not of an of- ficial nature. Apparently they have failed. THE WEATHER Forecast Fair a'td warmer to- night, increasing cloudi- ness and Temperatuie at 7 a. m 39 de- grees. Terupeiatme one year ago, 48 degrees Sun rises Tuesday at 4 S8 a m and sets at f. 06 p m. (standard time.) .Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon todav. 7 miles noitl-past at 11.45 o'clock Monday morning Claim Present and Preceding Boards Worked Hardest for 11 County's Interests. I AUDITOR REPLIES IN FEE WARRANT MATTER the inquiry. The resolution will be Is taken. FA VOR INDEPENDENCE AS PHILIPPINE PLAN PROGRESSIVES TO FIGHT WASHINGTON, April W. J. Bryan and Senator John W. Kern, who were running mates on Vie democratic national ticket in 1908, have entered Into a far reaching scheme of team work to get the platform declarations ef the Denver convention enacted into a law. As the first step in that direction Senator Kern in- troduced today a bill providing for the publication cf campaign con- tributions before election. The report that Senator Gal- linger, republican leader, and Sen- ator Martin, democratic leader, have joined hands to prevent the enactment of progressive meas- ures, is not taken very seriously. The progressives believe they will be in control. The first big fight will come over the make up of the committee on privileges and elections to which will be referred LaFollette'e Lorimer probs reso- lution. STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Munsey Building. WASHINGTON, D C. April movement of great importance toward the establishment of an independent government in the Philippines has been started in congress "Back of it is momentum sufficient to warrant the belief that the sixty-second con- eastern dependency. Representative Cyrus Cline of In- diana, a member of the committee on foreign affairs, has introduced a reso- lution which in the rush at the open- ing of the session has almost been lost sight of but which is a signifi- cant piece of proposed legislation. It has the approval ot William J. Bryan, who gave it his 0. K. before it was introduced, and also of the leaders of the Filipinos who are yearnin for in- dependence. Manuel L. Quezon, com- pine Islands, who is a very bright and Intelligent Filipino, had a series of conferences with Mr. Cline and from him the Indiana member learned of the hopes and ambitions of the Fili- pino people. Mr Cline's resolution, as first draft- ed, set July 4, 1916, as the date when the Filipinos should be allowed sep arate and independent sovereignty but on the advice of eminent demo- crats that it would be inadvisable to flx a certain date he struck out feature. His resolution contains three provisions, as follows: declaration that it Is the policy of the United States not to (Continued on Page 2) rvJIvViEAJt oCCorvr Representative Link, Who Con- fessed Receiving Money, Found In Bath Room MITCHELL, 111, April ed to receiving to vote United States Senator Lorimer was I'ound dead in his bath room this morning. His confession led to the unearthing of much of the later evi- dence aaginst LoriniBr. He was given an immunity bath for turning state's evidence. Death Prevent! Prosecution. -______________ giess. now in geMion, may take tho I Mmnetota will be NEW YORK, April to- day saves Gustave B. Kissel, prom- inent hanker, from prosecution by the government on the indictment cliarg- WON A GREAT VICTORY ins him with conspiracy in ______ i tho sugar trxust get control ot the Pennsylvania Sugar Refining Co WOITV- over the charge is believed to MINNESOTA RAILROADS ST. PAUL, April ot flist sten toward cutting the cord that] own rates of fe binds the United States and its far the decision rendered in the federal Buried Many Dead. MEXICALI, Mex, April Mayot, Mctor in Saturday's battle in which ne attacked by the insur- rectos tinder Gen. Williams, today buried with military honors 34 rebels Including Gen. Williams, who was killed in the battle Of the ninetv- S9Tea Americans under Williams ivho Joined In the attack, only fifty es- caped Eleven of these fleir across the border into the United States they are being held as military prisoners. OHIO WANTS MAN ON i HARBOR COMMITTEE WASHINGTON. April ef- tort is being made by both democrats ind republicans to have Psnl Howland. of Cleveland named by ike minority on the rivers and har- conmlttee. This would give Dalo representation, something that f of vital Importance to the shipping of CleTeland. Lorain, San- lutkr aad Toledo. Rowland wants be IN SPA PERI The doctors in the camp at San Antonio have been kept hard at work vaccinating the recruits and all the regular idlers who had not been vac- cinated before they went into camp. Several thousand men have been treat- ed aod tiwre are several thousand arms la in consequence. In IK Ihelr have caused death. Kissel Is the eigihth man connected with the sugar trust scandal to die since it was start- court here is upheld by the supreme tribunal The decision practically knocks out the 2-cent fare and leaves the state railway commission almost powerless. In brief, the railroads ot Minnesota won their greatest legal victory in history Judge Walter H Sanhorn, senior United States circuit judge, eighth iudicial circuit, in an exhaustive opin- ion, decided the Minnesota late cases against the members of the Minne- sota state railway commission The railroads win on the grounds that the effect of the reductions or- dered was stiDStanfiallv to regulate interstate ccirmerce and to create up- Just discriminations between locaMies in Minnesota and those in adjoining states in violation of the commercial clause of the constitution. CHOP COJiDITIOJf. WASHINGTON, April wheat on April 1st was S3 3 10 per cent normal as asninst SOS-10 per cent on April 1st. 1910 according to the report of the department of agri- culture today The advance in con- dition from DeceTrber 1 to April 1 was 8-10 per cent against an average de- cline in the ten past years of 4 4-10 per cent. Apiii Champ C'lark will start in motion next Thursday night at the Jefferson birt'i- dav celebratom here a movement to enlist the active Fiipnort of college students and graduates in the democratic campaign of 1912. Thirteen-Year-Old Daughter of Doorkeeper Can't be Secre- tary With Pay SPANISH WAR COPS LOSE Redistricting Plan Now Gives Thirteenth District Ottawa County Only WASHINGTON, D C. Apiil Consternation was caused m "Wash- ington today when essman Palmer hied his repott cutting off jobs about congress that cniiipd with them J182.000 annually in salaries. Among those who last out were the thirteen-year-old daughter of the doorkeeper, who drew as his clerk, 38 policemen who were put on for extra duty during the Spanish- American war and have been on ever since, drawing annuallv; two telegraph operators for a telegraph line that was long ago discontinued, seveial clerks in the document room, the document room hav ing been abol- ished 16 years ago, and also several attendants in the library, the library having likewise been abolished years ago. Under the new redistrlcting, as ap- proved by the committee on federal relations and the sixteen Ohio demo- cratic congressmen, Ottawa county will be added to Anderson's district, leaving Lucas and Wood, both repub- lican, for Sherwood It is estimated that Anderson's majority In the dis- trict at present laid out for him would approximate 1600 while Sherwood will in ail probability lose out in a republican district SYMPATHETIC STRIKE OF MINERS ANNULLED INDIANAPOLIS, April 10 ing the order of their predecessors, members of the new executive boaid of the United Mine Workers of Amer- ica, which came into office with ident White, annulled the sympathetic strike order sent out by former Pres- ident Lewis March 13 to miners in western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio, but dpcided to stand by the men in the Tnscarawas field who originally were on strike. The action of the executive boaiu will mean the return of about S.OuU miners to work. Says Journal Entry Transfers Were Sufficient, As Is Done In Many Counties, The storm at the court in the offices of the county audi- tor and county commissioners, occasioned Saturday by Vie filing of the report of the of the county commissioners' report, had not subsided Monday and ru- mors of "come-backs" from commissioners were numerous. The commissioners, howevtr, were so busy with routine duties that they were unable to give out a formal statement. They de- clared within a day or two a statement would be issued. Will von reply to the charges of bad business policj on your Commissioner Rieger was asked. We certainh will" was the reply, "There is nothing about our records m office of which we are ashamed. I believe that our present board and the one preceding worked harder and did moro i for tho Bty tas other board in the past 25 years." "Yes" added Commissioner Riedy "we will show that in the matter of road contracts, we acted in the best interests of the county even if are some things that appear irregu- Charges of bad business policy tn the purchase of the road rollers by private contract will also be by the commissioners who say they shflftv they saved the counts hundreds of dollars They intimated that there were some persons wno were behind the criticism of countv- examiners and that these peo- ple and their motives would be shown up. Commissioner Riedy secMes Pros- ecutor Hart of inconsistency m tne matter of holding that a commissioner could not legally charge for services on ditch hearings when that commis- sioner was absent. Hledy exhibited the commissioners Journal showing the record for .March 15, I9H wbea they met and viewed the Ransom ditch. Commissioner Rieger was shown to be absent. Member Rtody said Rieger did not fat in a bill for services for viewing the ditch bat that his bill was afterwards by the prosecutor who inserted a> charge of in Rieger's favor for ser- vices on the day named for viewing the Ransom ditch. The bill shows an insertion and Mamber Riedy says It (Continued On Page Three) RAISED LORIMER FUND NINE'S ALLEGED BOAST LINER NOT DAMAGED NEW YORK, April steamer Princess Irene which was stianded for four days off Fire Is'ard docked here today after being successfully floated The damage to the liner not seri- ous. DICKSON CITY, Apiil 10.-A fire broke out in one of the mines here todav close to the scene of week's isaster in which 73 miners lost their lives All of the miners houever, succeeded in reaching the surface and it is bellied the fire can be ex- tinguished this "afternoon. With the annruncement at Throop that the seaicheis iccoveied ail the bodies activity about the mine has virtually reased A foroe of men went below to gather up the debris left by the fire in the "tunnel of death" and a few others busied them- selves restoring the improvised morgue to its original form as a car- penter shop. The tompnnr store on the brow of a hill overlooking the co'lieiies was thrown open for tho relief'of the wid- ows and oiphans and a large corps ot clerks parceled out provisions and clothing. This wfs in line with the announcement of the company officials that they would ad-minister to the Im- mediate needs of the sufferers. A Msh percentage of the victims were the 'heads of families and of necessitv their existence being of tie hand to moult sort, la auay BOOM tto fan- ily larder was entirely empty and there nas no money in sight to re- flll thejl Promiient mrn have banded them- selves into a committee to a icnef fund and this bo aiienient- ed by diverting the la al R< d Cross fund, containing about from the society's ti easurv. Taking Out Bodies. LITTLETON. Ala. April is now believed that 12S men lost then lives in the Pratt C'ont-ohda'etl Coal Co. mine. The bodies are bring taken out rapidly. Only fourteen were white men. The paity of ten government rescuers, headed 03 Dr J J. Rut- had a narrow escape from death An accident occurred to the boiler u.sed for the fans and the air was stopped for a few minutes. With- in a few seconds a faint cry for help was heard from below aud men with ox) ten helmeU burned down. The entne party wu overcome by the aft- er-damp, and whe-n brought to the Rurface physicians worked .for nearly an hour they were able to be moved to tnt car. OPPOSES HARMON PROGRAM, CHARGE MARQTJETTE. Mich., April Edward Hlnes of Chicago, president j of the Edward Hmes Lumber Co., Is j said to have made open boast that he had collected the campaign fund that was used so succescfully to send Wil- liam Lorimer to Washington. Loiimer's assured friendship for interests" that required the preserv- ing of a high protective tariff oa lumber in the United States was Hines' explanation for his fidelity to the Illinois senator's cause, added to the fact that he and Lorimer had heen "friends" almost from boyhood. j Two reputable business men of 1 Michigan, men prominent in politics, the lumber trade and allied interests of the upper peninsula, who have had close and personal relations with the millionaire Chicago lumberman, were his confidants. And indications are that others will be found who have 1 heard tine same tale of manipulation of Illinois politics as unfolded by Mr. Hmes during his various business trips, into the far north lumber re- I gions Blair Coen. special investigator for the legislative investigating committee, has been in Michigan most of the past week securing affidavits and statements from those who have heard the Chicago lumberman's boast of his having raised Lorimer's funds. Jacob Clays Knocked Down By Horse Which He Attempt- ed to Lead Jacob Tlajs. one of Erie county'i I b-vt known and wealthiest farmers. seriouslv injured in a runaway accident morning, near ill home on l-Uves avenue road. Mr Obivs was driving a fractioQI horse vvhich started to ran away (Mi he miallv succeeded in bringing U M I a stop He then jumped from or- i riagc. intending to lead the down -t little hill, but U The charge DM keen openly made in the legislature at CcJianbus that Han 9y C Garner is one of the demo- cratic party leaders who is opposing Governor Harmon's legislative pro- cram It Is declared that his activity is directed in particular 'igainst the bill providing the aM re- tor the bridle the horse reared and imf ed upon him. knocking him dowik, The i arriago passed over ktaa M ho ai lan tJ Mr. Clays where Drs. Frederick tended iiltn. It found collar bone and wrtml rtat! broken and the phyvMww perforation of I was not deflnltejy to hia Mr. more iWSPAPER   

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