Sandusky Star Journal, April 11, 1911

Sandusky Star Journal

April 11, 1911

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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio SANDUSKY MERCHANTS ARE USING THE STAR.JOURNAL'S COLUMNS THIS WEEK TO TELL ABOUT THE BEAUTIFUL CREATIONS AND WHAT THEY SAY IS INTERESTING. THE SAN DUSKY STAR-JOURNAL: FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY APRIL 11, 1911. LAST EDITION NUMBER 156 THE WEATHER pig Surprise When They Are Given Places on Important Committees. MINORITY TO HAVE COMPLETE HARMONY On Senate Side Progressive Democrats Await Selection of Steering Committee, WASHINGTON, April greatest surprise was occasioned In congressional circles today when Minority Leader Mann came to fie front with committee appoint- that are expected to bring complete harmony in the re- publican minority ranks of the house. The republican insurgents who last term were denied places on the important committees have besn given full representation for this session. As a result of this it is expected that the republican insurgents and showers tonight or Wednesday, warmer tonight. Temperature at 7 a. m. 40 de- grees. Temperature one year ago 55 degiees. Sun rises Wednesday at 4 a m. and sets at 6.07 p. m. Ulan- daid time. I Maximum wind velocity for 24 houis ending at noon toJay !2 miles east at 3-30 Mondav after- noon. HARMON PLACES BLAME ON G. 0. P. a Cleveland To Gain Congress- man And Southern Counties To Lose One NEW PLAN OF AMENDMENT "Wets" May Try To Place Rid- er On Initiative And Ref- erendum Bill. COLUMBUS, a, April leg- islature gerrymandei of Ohio to be regulars although in the minority will (completed this week will result in a liever-the-less be solidly lined up for loss of one congressman to the south- getttPhrotuygra8UreSthe5'mayKantt0 em COUntVy distrlcts and a gain Following' the announcement the cltv district9' these selections, the house for the The geirymander bill will probably be first time in the history of-eangress, I introduced late this week bi Repre- appointed its own standing commit- tentative Fultoa of Licking county. It tees. 'Heretofore this has been the will Sive the democrats ten sure dis- prerogative of the speaker, but the democratic house abolished it. tricts with eleven republican or doubt- fill. Senator Martin, the new mi- The number of districts will remain ndrity leader of the senate, completes at 21. The twentieth and twenty-first his list of nine members of the steer- districts, including Cuyahoga county, Ing committee which is to fill commit- will be divided into three districts, tee vacancies, he will report his con- giving Clteveland another dongress- clusions to another democratic caucus. man. Two of the three will be safely When that caucus meets, there will democratic. Lucas county will be a he a second showing of hands. t district 'by Itself. Senators Stone. Owen and Shlvely, Hamilton county remain who are engineering the movements i as to the number of dis- tricts, but will be so divided that one A BABV BUREAU I will be safely demociattc and the oth- 4 er heavily republican. Niok Long- WASHINGTON, April Rep- dlstrict w111 be about 16'OM raentatlve Barnhart of Indiana be taken from tte today introduced a bill In congress twentieth distrirt and Geauga county for the establishment in the de- one of the three new dls- partment of commerce and labor Medina will go into the foui- of a "baby bureau" or govern- district. In the present Toledo ment nursery. He declared that district, Pulton county will be at- whlle the department of agricul- Cached to the fifth district and Wood tune is paying great attention to Ottawa counties to the thirteenth the breeding of farm animals the district. government should pay some at- tention to the building up of a Senator Dean who is unfriendly to Congressman Carl Anderson of the sturdy race of human beings. thirteenth district, is said to have am- bition to succeed him in congress of the democratic progressives, are However this may be he Is on reooid quite anxious to avoid trouble They as saying that all he cares for in the do not care to do anything to create J redistricting matter is to get Ander- friction in the democratic ranks j son out of 'his district Naturally he However, if the selections of Martin would not be averse to putting Ander- ehow that he has yielded to the son in a strong republican district Bailey influence, a protect will go up I It is proposed to amend the Green In the caucus, emphasizing the fact'hill pioviding for the election of that the progressives do not propose, delegates to the coming state conven- to submit to the domination of the tion, when it comes up for oonsider- tenate by the senator from Texas. j ation as a special order this after- The caucus is also to take up the noon, by inserting a provision for the subject of a legislative program, committee to deal with this mat probably will be named Martin a Bailey want to leave that subject also shall sign to the steering committee which liar-1 pled tin IB to designate Upon that piop-jto t otltion, there will be a conflict. The new progressive democrats will be stronger on a legislative program than they j will on the Martin ylection for the i ment in "that matter. TOM JOHNSON, FRIEND OF THE PEOPLE, DEAD: JOHNSON IN SANDUSKY In a statement which had the sanc- tion of Governor Harmon, the demo- cratic press bureau in Ohio declares that the present do-nothing attitude of the O'hlo general assembly is due directly to the influence of the G. 0 P. Arthur I Vorys and WaJter Brown are named as "the master hands that concocted the scheme to oppose democtatic reforms." 1 KELLER BILL Says Redistricting was Intend- ed For Control of Choice of Judges End Came Peacefully After Many Months Of Pain and Suffering While Cleveland Mourns, Prominent Men All Over the Country Pay Tributes CLEVELAND, 0, ApHil All Cleveland is today mourning the death of former Mayor Tom L. Jq'inson. The end came at last night. The news spread rapidly and on all sides were heard ex- pressions of regret. This has not been confined to Cleveland for from prominent men all over the state and the country have come messages of condolence and words of praise for the great services he rendered. "A moie honest man said Governor Hai mon, who was a NATIONAL HOUSE ACTS WASHINGTON, D C., Aplll 11. all precedents, the house of lepresentatues this aft- ernoon unanimouslj adopted a lesolution of condolence on the death of Tom L. Johnson It was introduced by Congressman How- land, of Ohio. COLUMBUS, O., April 11. If a new common pleas judicial district is created by splitting up the tenth district, it should be by making Cuya-1 hoga county a separate district in it-' self, and not by chopping off Lucas, Ottawa and Sandusky counties, Gov- ernor Harmon said in vetoing the bill Senator Keller, of Toledo, making those three counties the eleventh recent guest with Johnson at a ban- quet in this city, the last public ap- pearance of the former mayor __ "His death grieves me said Senator Burton, who once ran against him for mayor. William J. Bryan, Francis J. Heney, Senator Pomerene, Eugene V. Debs and many others paid tribute in words. No Stately Funeral. There will be no public funeral or memorial. At the request of Mrs. Johnson and members of the family, the remains of the late former mayor will remain in the Johnson family apartments at the Knickerbocker un- til 4 o clock tomorrow afteinoon when they will be taken to the depot for re- moral to Brooklvn, N. Y. A small circle I of Johnson's closest friends will go with the remains to Brooklyn where they will be interred in Greenwood cemetery next to those of his .brother, Albert Johnson, and his grandchild, the lot also lying next to that in which his great leader, Henry George, is buried. The only religious services will be conducted at the grave by Rev. H. R. Cooley. Cleveland's one chance to pay a farewell tribute will be as the remains pass from the Johnson apart- ments to the depot. It is expected every foot of the streets will be fllled with thousands of people. Members of the family were at the bedside when tre end came. They tion of candidates for dele-n a nou-partisan way and also ;o provide that each candidate ign one of two alternative the first being an agreement id for the submlbsion of each raendment to the constitution ely, and thc second that the subdivisions of "as nearly equa the go total populaiio posed new dis1 while Cuyahog main as a sul n that matter. The object -He furthei common pleas judicial district. The governor vetoed a similar bill last year. had kept up their vigil since early- Monday morning Close personal fi lends were also in the room Thj end icame and the chancre when his sleep became eternal could scarcely be detectei A Notable Career. MAYOR LEHRER'S TRIBUTE "W.MIe I did not know Tom L. Johnson personally, I always ad- mired him as the mayor of Cleve- said Mayor Lehrer, Tues- day. "I admired him because I believe he tried to do his whole duty by the people, to give to his .city the best flat was in him, and I believe the people were with him. He has been an inspiration, not only in his own city, but in death other cities and hie great loss." Contracts Will Soon be Award- ed for Handsome New Pt. Clinton Building Special to the PORT CLINTON, O., April bonds were sold and bids received yesterday for the new town hall soon to be erected. It will probably be two weeks before building contracts are awarded by the council, however. There were eight bidders for tne building, the offer of William Miller, of Toledo, being the lowest. For the plumbing and heating the bid of the Huber Wolf Hardware Co., of this place, was the lowest. The bonds sold to the First National bank, of Cleveland. On the issue of of village bonds, five pe: cent, the premium offered was and on the issue of rt v Pi. tage township bonds, five per th' premium was Thore' uere eleven bids in all for the bonds Tom L Johnson, former may- or of Cleveland, who died .Monday night, did not visit Sanduskj very often, although he had man> frieuds and a and a host of admits heie His remembered appearance in famous tent on The night oi Oct. 1903, as the democratic date for governor He hid spoken at Vermilion, Huron and _Btilm Heights, duimg the day and was tired, but his voice was and he held a crowd that filled the tent to rapacity for jn There was no baud and it was laming, but this did not keep the people AW ay. Ht> remained here over night. Unless Court Injunction strains Him He Cannot Act Otherwise, Says Deist LAW WOULD PERMIT OF NO ALTERATIONS Commissioners feel It Is Waste of Money But Have Not Yet Decided Point, Congressman Anderson Intro- duces Sandusky Bill Calling for Appropriation. STAH-JOVRXAL BfREAU, Mvmsey Building. WASHINGTON, D. O April 11. Andeison today in- troduced a bill appropi latmg for the purchase of a site and the erection of a public: build- ing at Sandusky to accommodate the post office, custom house, in- ternal revenue service and weath- er bureau. The bill provides that a lot thiity fept wide must sur- round the building for protection against fire. This does not necessarily mean that a new site will be favored for the building. While no pub- lic building bills will be acted up- on at this session, Anderson is getting in position to push the bill through at the next session. Unless injunction are brought to prevent ''a5" publication in the local news- papers of the county examiners report in its present form, M filed Saturday, County Auditor John Deist will order publication Wednesday i have examined the law on tha subject carefully, and can see noth- ing else to do" said the auditor Tues- day morning "According to my opin- ion, no one has the right to change a word or line of the examiners' sum- mary of the commissioners' Auditor Deist said that he would allow the county commissioners courtesy of looking over the report of the examiners before it was pub- lished. announcement of Auditor Deist has put a quietus on all talk as to cutting out parts of the report, at least for the present. One of the com- missioners Tuesday morning, howev- er, still maintained that it was a waste of money to publish the report in full, because most of it had been covered by the state examiners who were heie and because un- just reflections on the commissioners and the auditJi were contained in il. The county commissioners expect to hold a meeting this week and go over the report in detail, and submit an HETTY 6IBBX QUITS HOBOBB5 NEW YORK, April More high publlration m full will be brought byi life for Hetty Green, the woman with something like No more Hoboken for her. The little flat over there will be closed on May 1, the regular moving day, when her will be up, and Mrs. Green, it is understood, will take up her life with her son, the large and mighty Col. Edward H. Green, who jumped from Texas to the Waldorf a year ago. GOV. WILSON RIDES ON PASSES; IT'S THE LAW TRENTON, April ernor Woodrow Wilson is to begin this week to use his passes on the __ ___ _ ___ ______ ___ subdivisions of the districts shall bejtional reputation as "Reform M Tom L Johnson, who, at the height DR. HYDE, CONVICTED, of his brilliant career acquired i of the entire pro- ict would be county would re- subdivision of the tenth ith a population of 637.- further indicates the inequal- Cleveland, 0, was born in Hiott (Continued on Pnee Xinri nominal leadership, upon which they j to get the liquor question regres-ated I itiei that would result from ci eating jlseif, so that the other amend- {tie new district by shoving that Hu- ron county, with a population of 000, would be left as ii first sub- division of the tenth, wl sec- ond sub-division, consisting Summit and Medina cctu.i were defeated by a majority of only votes. Senator Sfcone and those who are acting with him, believe the progres- sive democrats will be able to dictate the legislative policy of the party In the senate There will be a clear cut majority for an aggressive tiva program legisla- that may be proposed will not be imperiled by it. Gov ei nor Harmon favors the a- mendments It was rumored tofla> that the mm "wets" might try to secure an a? ment of the Rose county option law and the thiid, Ouvahoga Bounty, i would have its 637.425. opposition on the part of Bailey and municipal initiative and ref- j his followers to the admission of AH. erendum bill There was a further disturbance ot tne leqmieci the Grosser bill today I equilibrium of subdivisions in both The "wet" movement is expected toidl3trlets tiw" that bv the It is expected there will be bitter tacking it on as a rider of the! >posttion on the part of Bailey and Grosser municipal initiative and ref-! s followers to the admission of erendum bill There was a further] Ing In harmony with the doctrine of (Continued On Page Six) develop Wednesday. There will he says the S0vemor The only a hard flght if anvthine is attemp'ed i advanced in support of the Birj Majority of Inhabitants Now "Owned" By Sugar Planters Says Keefe. WASHINGTON, April the great majority of the inhabitants of, Hawaii are owned body and soul byi ALLOWED NEW TRIAL JEFFERSON' CITY, Mo, April It. B. Clarke Hyde, convicted of murdering Col Swope, the millionaire, will have a new trial. The state su preme court-totUv reveioed thu I'uu- victiou of the trial court and1 remand- ed the case for retrial. SIVY BETIEW TKOOPS WASHINGTON1, D C April 11 response to an invitation from Gov- einor Colquist of Texas, Resident Taft todav wrote him that if con- gress will permit his absence he will io to Texas to make a personal re- view of the Hoops now mobilized there. j bill franklj relate to the control of the sugar planters and are held -is _____1 the choice of judges, rather than the j so many vassals is the charge made effiuencv iif our judicial system." I todav in a rei'oit to President Taft by Commissioner General Keefe of the bureau of Immigration, w-ho has making an investigation for three! ip the island In addition he. !ENGAGEMENT BROKEN; CHURCH DIFFERENCES railroads in New Jersey for the first time and behind this announcement story. When he was governor of New Jersey last November, most of the railroads sent him passes He sent them back. When he was Inaugurated he found on his desk neat little envelopes con- taining passes on every railroad within the state, and made out to him as governor. He did not use the commissioners will be determined at that time. If such a case is instituted, unusual situation would arise. Oom- sel other than Prosecuting Attorney Hart would undoubtedly be employed by the commissioners DO fjgit their action That such a suit might brought was realized by Prosecuting Attorney Hart, long before the report was filed. "We had received reliable informa- tion that pressure would be brought on the auditor by the to induce him either not to publish the report at all, or cut out part ot it." was the statement made by OTM of the county examiners. In anticipation of a struggle Ott thifl point. Prosecuting Attorney Hart mad the county examiners took time by the forelock, and prepared several ies of the document, in order that they might present the same for publica- tion, in case the auditor refused to do so Prosecuting Attorney Hart Tuesday morning denied the charge of Commis- sioner Rledv that he had been incon- sistent in holding that a commissioner could not lesr.Uly charge for on ditch hearings when that them, and when pressed for an ex lar member was absent. He said his plinat'on, said he would prefer not reco-d on that subject was uniform. being under obligations to the rail---------------------------- roads for them. was told liv Secretary tit INVENTOR OF PUZZLES. es vv ei'e a mat- ter of right and not grace, that the state piovided for them. MILLIONAIRE. IS DEAD FINAL TAX HEARING ON MARGARETTA TWP. NEW YORK, April 11 Lloyd who made over ODD out of lies which he sold to the throughout the United tSates. died here todav He v. as Til vears oTd. He I invented "narrhes" "pigs in The List of 'he tax hearings before i ami manv other pomilar parlor games. the countv board of equalization place Tnesdfiv morning at the court house, and Commissioner and six representatives from Margaretta Township were the participants Although the commissioners deserve a loir-- rest after their manv tmvs_e{ consultation on matters of real es PEARY'S COMMANDER MADE AN AMERICAN YORK, April ll.-Capt. Rob- ert A Bartlett of England, former Ohio are seriously Injuring the presi dential chances of Governor 'Marnier- Is now evident It can also be said that the handiwork of E. W. Hanlej and Harvey Garber is in evidence. Quarreling and fighting among the democratic members of the Ohio dele- gation, the second largest in the new WASHINGTON, April was' m 20 yeais more the island will be formally -announced today that the little more than a Jananese settle rraoon for the breaking off of the en- ment with every male Japanese gagenrnt between Cecelia May, a trained soldier ready to fight the i- daughter of Col. and Sirs. Henry May, I United in case of war It is the lack of it, as well as the split in aBd holert Bacon jr_ soa of the Am- expected that a congress-nml investi- was because of j gallon will -'t from rpnort. Miss JIa> Is a WASHINGTON, D C, April ion of the Ohio legh'alu-e or rathe- democrats here as well as in...... tre Ohio and the de nr- the ae nc- nf pvancp ratic members of the Indiana dele- j ainerencTs' gaticn, feeling out the situation for i deTOUt catholic'and the Bacons ob- Governor Marshall began the Ham; of dispai aging Ohio and Governoi Harmon. Absolutely reliable Information jected to the le-ni -iic i i anv children bora cf the union should be up in that faith A disprn-ation had been secured from Car "inal Gibbons for the vved- RpplpRnC TY I T BY MINOR DECISION leclares that half of the population Rnrnnr flnp InriirtPfl of Hawaii is now Japanese and that "Um0r Une InUlCtea May Turn State's Evidence in Case. tate valuations, press of business, will commander of the Peary Arctic club keep the on the ninin C mini- so. a Koo.-evelt. on'which Peary sioueis Riody and Oswald went to made his North Pole tiip. was today North Monroeville Titesdaj motn'i-j; m.ido an Ameiican utizen He took to look over the road situation in ihit out nataiahzation papers in the feder- neighborhood i al court at Brooklvu Jiat Edward W Hanlev.lfrom Car'inal Gibbons for the wed- WASHINGTON', D C, April 11 eanress, is woikmg incalculable chairman of the state central com- ding to taUe place in so that Mr.'The customs court in a harm to the presidential prospects of mittee, still aggrieved over his defeat Pacon could accompany his father' In effect that the so-called abroad, hut later it was announced nation clause in th ec'sion held governor Inside information dotllnf with the recent visit of tne fuvernor here, beran to filter out in- to the channels of publicity It Is known positively the governor was for senator, plajed a leading ra-t m i-i? evsune rom- destroying all chance for Ohio to get I that the wetting had been postponed, j mercial treaties with France favored corn- astounded at some of the discovered. anything In the way of congressional patronage The complete shutlmc out of Ohio in the patronage sor.vrble Tie .childish inability of the Ohio delegation to agree on any kind of a proposition is responsible for a rap- Idly spreading impression that Ohio iwaocrate are far from being a unit for Harmon for the presidential nom- ination. Coupling this with the sue- otu of two or three reactionary dem- ocrats in the Ohio senate in holdin; at all the progressive legislation de- manded by the governor, democratic leaden are coming out in the open in melons of doubt as to the elig- ibility oC Governor Harmon for the nation: Supporter! of Governor Wilson o! things he chiefly important because of tne im- pression it creates of general demo- cratic incompetency in Ohio In Then came social sensation. break which caused a KILL GERMAN OFFICIALS BOSTON April of the street language, "the goods" I recent rebei'-on of the natives of have been found on the person of I nape, one of Caroline islands. State Chairman Hanley Telegram and personal appeals from Hanlej are in existence in which Hauley the repudiation of Ohio patron- age seekers. Representative James Cox of Day- ton, disgusted, has split with Han- ley. He is doing what he can to re- store harmony but refuses to discuss the situation, at least at present Representative J. J. WhiUcre, who managed the campaign, has in which four of the German officials treacherously murdered, were re- and Germany docs not restrict th Vr.ited States in effecting the pro- posed reciprocitj agreement with Canada. The court's decision was brought should be on whisky import- ed from England and Frarc-e. Pomerene senatorial joined" bands with Jersey for weeks have been Cox In an endeavor lo restore a aeai- taking advantage of the act- blauce of harmoar. ceived at the headquarters here of the American board of commissioners for foreign mis'ione, from Dr. Clifton F. Rife, the beard's medical missionary in the Marshall islands, an adjoining I group. The governor was assassinat- ed and his body horribly mutilated. "FAIR TO MIDDLING" AKRON. April 11 the last few several persons have been bit- WASHINGTON, April Fair weather generally is predict- ed by the weatfier bureau for the opening of the baseball season tomorrow. "By fair" the weather chief says he means "fair to middling" and as far as Ohio Is MOUNT VERNON, Apiil The case of Lewis Rolton of Newark, saloonkeeper charged with first decree murder in cnnection with the lynching of Carl Etherineton, the "drv" detective at Newark last Mtm- mer. begun this mornmc before Judge Wickham. the case having been brought here on a change of venue. Over 200 w itnesses are presffiT Tt'om New ark 1 1 McKmlev. Montella Wa'ha an 1 Oliver Timmons seivms penitentiary I terms for the Ivnching of Ethering-1 ton were brought to Mount Vernon from the penitentiarv today to testi-j fy against Bolton. It is rumored that one indicted man not yet tried wants to turn state's THE JURY Oscar Hertlein. R W Footer. Henry Manzee. Kdwaid Misthit-i, Knos Hoss. Joseph F. Keller. Oi- lando Orcntt. Merry Kniclit. Geortre LaVcll. Hetirv Nolan, P.. F Dunlap, iind F W. Thomas With a perfectlv ininabsivc face, manifesting little inten'St m the pro- evidence The trial will probably quire at least ten days' time. re- SHIP TURNS TURTLE, ceeclmgs. Joseph Surrusca. charged with second degiee murder as thc rc-' in the case. Self-defense is the plea on which Utomovs Georee W. Ritter and W. E Guerm w tn to free their client from tne Hu-ches of the law. And Suriusca. from Ms action, thinks that thev ;ue able to look aft- er nrertsts in the trial of the Piosecuting Attorney Hart is receiving the assistance of Attorney Henry Schcepfle One of the questions asked the mcn bv Prosecuting Attorney Hart was whether they had anv awlnst imprisonment. Attorney suit of the stabbing of Tony Sto.uce, Gueun. for the defense, wanted from each juror whether he had sat in the common pleas court Satur- SCORE THOUGHT DEAD or wheth" VICTORIA, U .C., April ten bodies have been recovered so far today from the wreck of the wooden steamer Iroquois which turned turtle late yesterday off Sydney. At least ten more are believed to have gone ten by dogs believed to have the concerned declared it will even be with the boat. The captain, six mem- tiles The victims are- M. Desarl, j unsettled. George Fisher and C. C. MiJnor. hers of the crew and four passengers were saved. in their examination of the prospec- tive jurors Shoitl) befoie 2 o'clock the jury was completed and at once the trial proceeded The testimony of a number of po- Ike officers as to the airest of Sur- runs.'a and his identification as the millty party by Anthony Storure, oc- cupied the early part of the afternoon. Thirty-five witnesses have been sub- defendant had associated wlta nred women, and persons a reputation, would affect his At noon the four lenses of the defense haunted. The witm Italians and crowd at the morning small. public tntenwt Bk i proceedings, when the Wettnoaj k 1 ;