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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - May 17, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        THE HOME PAPER. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY MAY 17, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 187 BOODLE CASE NOT YET UP FOR TRIAL Prosecution of Representative Nye Went Over for a Day and Grand Jury, After Partial Report, Is Resting Al- though Probe's Not Ended. COLUMBUS, O.j May tfough thftlWrtnasses were order- ed to report today, the case against Representative Nye, the first of the legislative boodle cases assigned for trial, was not reached but went over until to- morrow. attorneys will argue for a continuance but this will be opposed by Prosecutor Turner and Attorney General Hogan. The delay today was due to the fact that a murder trial before Judge Kinkead was not completed. Nye's attorneys are also attorneys in murder case. the If a special jury Is demanded there will be a further delay although the expected to re- actual trial is not quire much time. The state can elect on which to convict Nye. It is expected to choose the, one in which he is alleged to have demanded from Repre- sentative Kimble of Adams to ad- vance his judicial gerrymander bill. The witnesses called include Kimble and State Printer E. A. Crawfoid, from whom Nye is alleged in another count to have asked ?500 on the same bill. "No, sir, we are not through with the investigation of the state legis- declared Prosecutor Turn- ei today. "I will not be through un- til I get at the bottom of this and so long as I am in office I am not going to let up I do not want to imply that all of the members of the gen- eral assembly are crooked. I believe THE WEATHER weaiher to- night and Thursday, not much change in temperature. Temperature at 7 a, de- grees. Temperature one year ago to- degrees. Sun rises Thursday at 4-10 a. m. and sets at p. m. (Stand- ard Time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today eleven miles northeast at Tuesday evening. there are many honest men in that body but I am satisfied that there are of [others who are not honest and we i o w ny e3.lt: IlUliC the four indictments it will attempt propose to get them yet. INDICTED ASSEMBLYMEN QUICKLY ARRANGE FOR BONDS; EVANS HELD IN DEAN BILL CASE COLUMBUS, 0, May Bonds of each were fixed for the three scions charged in the three (Continued on Page 7) Edgar T. Crawford, of the Stark-Car- roll Owen J. Evans, and Repre- sentative A. C. Lowry, of Lawrence, indicted late yesterday in connection _with_the legislative bribery and boo- dle probe, lost no time m surrender ing themselves and furnishing bond. In fact the deputy sheriffs sent out to arrest them. Pour senators, three representa- tives and the senate sergeant-at-arms now stand charged with bribery. Sen- ators L. R. Andrews, George K. Ce- tone, I. E. Huffman and E. T. Craw- foid, against whom there is onh one charge, are at liberty under Representatives George B. Nye of Pike and Lowry of Lawrence and Rojdney J Diegle have given bonds. There are two charges against Lowry and four agiammed5tely upon filing its report I the country with a Georgia Congressman Would Prosecute Market Manipula- Wool Agreement. WASHINGTON, May inves- tigation of the entire cotton industry the jury was repessed until Wednes- day, May 31, when it will resume the probe. Intervening time will be used by Prosecuting Attorney E C Turner and Attorney General Hogan in the trial of pending bribery cases. No indictments for- perjury were' returned and there was no report to the court asking any punishment for contempt. Both were expected but, it is understand that to have made i to disclosing speculative market con- ditions was proposed today in a reso- lution introduced in the house by Representative "Edwards of Georgia. He asks that cnminal prosecution be started against cotton buyers if it de- velops that by agreement they ana controlling the price of cotton No decision has yet been reached as to revision of the wool schedule. Tina paramount issue in revising the sched- RACE BETWEEN AEROPLANES AND AUTO WON BY BEACHY IN FLYING MACHINE Terms Fully Agreed Upon By Madero And Federal Gov- ernment's Envoy. CONCESSIONS TO REBELS Three Cabinet Places And Fourteen Governorships To Retire, them at this time would have forced' ule ls revenue. To put raw wool on the state to reveal its hand. free list would cut off at once both perjury and contempt will be in revenue, while the entire prominent in later reports, is a sate schedule brings a levenue of prediction. When the pury makes its final re- port, it is expected to file with Judge more than By cutting the duty on raw wool to five or six cents a pound, and making E. B. Kinkead, sitting in criminal I provision for a sliding reduction an" court, a statement covering its bur-1 nually of one cent, some democrats rowing into legislative rottenness. I figure that importations would in- EL PASO, May 17 Today noth- ing remains to be done to establish peace in Mexico save to attach the signatures of Madero and Diaz to peace terms that have now been fully hey_call_for the iesig- nation of Diaz 'months, the appointment of three insurgents to the cabinet immediately, and the naming of fourteen governors by Madero. Madero announced today that he expected the peace pact to be signed bj both sides by Friday morning Judge Carbajal, the Diaz envoy, ex pects an armistice at once. It is reported in a telegram from Mexico City, that the government, by several arrests frustrated a plot to kidnap President Diaz; and carry him n an auto to Pachuca, fifty-five miles from there, where the rebels are in control Among those arrested is a chauf- feur. He says the plan -was to drive a motor car filled with the plotters nto the Diaz automobile on its wa> from the president's residence to the national palace. Then, according to the informer, the aged head of the government was to be seized, thrusl nto another automobile and whirled out of the capital. The government troops, sent to 5achua to engage the rebels, halted lalf there on orders from the capital. The rebels marched into Pachuca 800 j strong, and helped the citizens in re- storing order. While discussing peace, Madero was preparing for war. He an- nounced officially that he intended to _ attack Chihuahua, the onlj con- dition against this plan being a pos- sible agreement for another armistice or peace brought promptly. Brother Charles a Loser WASHINGTON, May In a race at Washington between aeroplanes driven by Lincoln Beachy and J. A. D MeCurd> and an automobile, 'Beachy m the' lower flv- ing machine shown, won the race. Reactionary Senators will Sup- port Amendment To Make --------Probable Its The jury is understood to have re- crease sufficiently when to in- jTaft was today notified that Mexican ceived much important information, creased importations in manufactured which may be given to the public, al- wool due to a 50 per cent reduction though not sufficiently direct to war- indictments. in that tariff, to cause no disturbance in the government exchequer. insurrectos had raided the ranch of his brother, Charles P. Taft, in Low- er California, and made off with sixty horses. The insurrectos first offered to return the horses for 'but la- ter decided to keep them A dispatch from Co! Steever at El Paso was made public at the White House today officially peace terms have been drawn up be- tween Madero and Diaz. The pact now needs onlj the signatures of the two men. OQLIMBUS, 0., May was changed so as to be able to move a prospect of a lively contest in the j reconsideration. The democrats may senate today over the appropriation bill. The committee cut more than from the bill as passed by the house. One row developed over the much coveted job now held by Fred BAST LIVERPOOL, 0 uay 17 Rev. William Pannell. co'r of the Second Baptist ch. held to the grand jurv r a WASHINGTON, D. C., May reactionary leaders of the senate are preparing to have gome fun with1 Senator Kern's campaign publicity propaganda. Mr. Kern introduced the bill and stands sponsor for the legislation. Mr. Bryan patted him on the back, figuratively speaking, in an editor- ial in the Commoner and said that as a new senator he was starting off on the right foot. Mr. Bryan and Senator Kern had the bill introduced in the house and made a part of the program in that body. It passed the house after a memorable fight in which Represen- tative Fred S. Jackson, a new mem- ber from Kansas, threw a bomb into the democratic membership by offer- ing an amendment making the pub- licity of receipts and disbursements applicable to contests at primaries as well as at the general elections. The Jackson amendment required every candidate for a congressional nomination to file with the clerk of the house of representatives at Washington a certain length of time before the primary, a statement of the money received to help him in his canvass and the disbursements thereof. The Jackson amendment looked Bill For Constitutional Conven- tion to Assemble in 1912 Almost a Law. COLUMBUS, O., May 17. Ohio's constitutional convention will con- vene in Columbus oiTThe second Tuesday of January. 1912, at 10 a m. The house passed the Green hill fixing this date and after the senate concurs in minor amendments, it will go to the goVernor The bill contains a for signature provision that candidates for election to the con- vention may file with their nominat- ing petition a statement that the can- didate is in favor of or opposed to separate submission to the people by the convention of the altemativ question whether the constitution shall provide for the licensing of th liquor traffic. "Dry" interests tried to eliminate this on the ground that it was not an alternative question, but each amend ment offered was voted down by the house Langdon offered an amend- ment granting the convention the same number of officers ?nd ployes as has the house and It passed Hillenkamp's amendment seeking d special election to elect delegates was voted down. Delegates to the convention, under NEW COMPANY TO OPERATE FACTORY HERE'S AERO TAXI NEW YORK, May first aero taxi will be piu into service m a week or two, at Lucerne, Switzerland, according to advice received by the Aero Club. A French company is the builder of the novel machine, which is a bi- plane, fitted with a "windmill" taximeter Cleveland Concern Takes Over Fremont Glove and Mitten Co. Plants. EXPECTS TO EMPLOY THREE HUNDRED HERE Local Stockholders In Com- pany Almost Defunct, Will Also Benefit, Supreme Court Decision Hits Government Hard In Big Cases Pending. PROVE UNREASONABLENESS Department Of Justice Offi- cials Say Work Has Been Disap- pointed STOCKS BOOMING. NEW YORK, May 17. stock market boom whicfi started yesterday on the strength of the Standard Oil decision continued today. There was a general ad- vance in the price of stocks and bonds all around, the average be- ing two points. so good that many of the democratic tne kill, wil1 De elected at the regular representatives "fell for" it and it was adopted. Hardly had the vote been announced when the southern leaders, who dominate the house de- cided that they did not want the a- mumcipal election in November Ea 'h county is entitled to delegates ecn-al to the number of state lepre- sentatives sitting in the present of representatives. Candidates mendment in the bill. Three-fourths lor delegates must be nominated by of the congressional contests in th" -ominating petitions only. Two per south are waged before the primar- of tne electors of a county must ies. In the average southern QJU- (Continued On Page Ten sign petitions. Candidates will be elected on the Australian ballot with- out emblem or design of any kind. NEW BOARD OF CONTROL NAMED BY GOVERNOR. -The new state board of ________________ call a caucus to whip recalcitrant bond Justice Daniel McLane, on a members of the house into line The Green short work day bill for women was passed, 72 to 26, after the house had amended it to limit work-! charge of assault and batten prefer- red by Maj. Younger, one of his dea- cons. appointed today by Governor Harmon as follows: Allen W T.vjrman, Columbus; Thomas E. Davie, Youngstown; Jos- eph P. Paulding; and Dr. A. F. Sheppard, Dayton. The signed the bill today and immediately announced the aopo'ntments. The board will have charge of practically all the in- of the state, including the Sandusky Soldiers' Home, the in- sane hospitals, the boards for the various institutions being dis- placed. The change is expected to save the state many thousands of dollars. salary is a year, Blankner Blankner has'been custodian i ing hours to ten a day and fiftj-four of the legislative halls for mona than a week. Originally the bill provided fifty-five years, 'but the senate com- an eight-hour day. It was amended mittee substituted for him Sergeant- at-arms Rodney J. Diegle This occa- m the senate to nine hours a day, or fifty-four a week The bill was passed uioned a protest 'by republicans, head- after a Ions debate ed by Bader of Hamilton and Todd of The Whittemore bill, to create a Franklin. A challenge of the com- new class and reduce taxes for certain mittee's action came in Bader's in-' insurance companies, which figures quiry as- to whether or not "there had j prominently in the briber) investiga- ever been any scandal connected with i tion, was indefinitely postponed by the Blankner's administration. Diegle is under three bribery indictments. Shaf- fer could give no reason for the ac- house putting back into the Ho'lin- ger tax commission measure a major- tion of his committee other than to j ity of the strengthening provisions ex- tracted by artists on the taxation committee, the senate passed it >PS- terday, 19 to 12 Democrats on final J i roll call lined up solidly for it. I reptiDlicaus opposed it to a man Al- 4 though it is not as good a measure as j was passed by the house, Representa- tire Hollinger and others said that it about as good as could be ex- GREAT SUFFERING IN PALESTINE WHERE SNOW KILLED ALL CROPS; FOOD SCARCE AND HIGH; CHARITABLE PLACES FORCED TO CLOSE REPRESENTATIVE DYING. MARION. 0.. May sentative Smith, auth- or of the one per cent tax bill, dying at his home here, following a collapse. pected. state that Blankner had had the job a The grand iury helped friends of a long time. By a vote of 19 to 9, the strong bill, who were led by Green senate gave DiegLe the place. and Dore Senator Crawford, "republi- The corrupt practices act which has can, was answering to an indictment' been held in the senate committee on for briberj at the court house while privileges and elections for weeks was the votes were beinsr taken on amend- reported by that committee this morn- ments In one instance his vote ing with a numoer of amendments j would have produced a tie aimed largely at the newspapers Senators Hudson and Cetone desert- One of the amendments prohibits ed the democrats at two critical times any newspaper, firm or corporation and voted to keep out strengthening from demanding a pledge from any amendments. An amendment pro- candidate as to his conduct if elected. posed by Dore and accepted by John- The trading stamp bill, requiring re- j son of "Hamilton, leading republican demption in cash, in connection with which Senator Crawford was indicted opposition, increases terms of tax commissioners from three to six years yosterday, was a special order for this afte. Fehruan. 1913. afternoon. ,1 now f i The employers' liability bill UWw Unless there is a reconsideration of 1 awaits only the signature of the gov- tne vote, which is probable, the house j ernor before becoming a law. Both may compel an extra session of the j senate and house adopted the repo-t legislature throurt defeat of the of the conference committee satisfac- Fulton congressional redistricting bill.' tory to both sides Meantime Senator Dean has a new .bill j Mrs. .Tudson Harmon won her fight to go into the senate hopper for a woman superintendent at the i In the house ten against the Fulton democrats bill Three re- Delaware Girls' industrial home. The j bill the senate with but three' WASHINGTON, D. C., May 17 With nine trust prosecutions pending at the present time, department of justice officials admit today they have been hard hit by the Standard Oil decision. Their work, they de- clare, has been practically doubled as in addition to proving that the nine corporations are trusts they must now prove also that they are unreasonable ones. The investigations now under way are against the beef trust, bath tub trust, steel trust, electrical trust, coal trust, paper trust, window glass trust, steamship and sugar trusts. Atorney General Wickersham has not vet indicated what will be done in the matter of criminal prosecu- tions. While there was much grati- fication in administration circles over the order for the dissolution of the giant corporation which had been de- clared "an unreasonable" combination and monopoly in restraint of trade, there unquestionably was also some misgiving as to the interpretation of the anti-trust Jaw giving the courts the right to determine whether or not a monopoly was and de- claring a "reasonable" monopoly not to be in contravention of the statute. President Taft. who a little more By a deal just closed, the Cbad- dock-Knrz Reversible Co, of Cleveland, takes orer the Fre- mont Glove Mitten Co., acquir- ing the plants of that concern in Sandusky, Fremont and Oak Har- bor. The capital stock of the company is to be increased to and if the deal is appror- ed by the stockholders of the Fre- mont company, as is expected, stockholders in the latter com- pany will receive stock in new concern at full face Talue and back dividends may be paid. A- bout of the stock is held in Sandnsky, "Just as soon as we get things straightened around we shall open the Sandusky plant and operate it to full capacity" said. Harry Zimmerman, who is to be in charge of the vari- ous plants, to the Star-Journal Wed- nesday. "We think it an excellent deal, one of the best ever made in Fremont, and it will benefit ky greatly When operated to full capacity, tne Sandusky plant, located on Market street near the B. O. depot, will employ 300 people. It Is hoped to secure the full 300 here and ft waa said Wednesday that a higher seals of wages would probably be paid. Mr. Zimmerman said he thought work would, be started here within two or three weeks, or at least "With- in a month. It is possible that Sam- uel Bickley, who was formerly sup- erintendent of the plant, will again, be in charge. Some of the most prominent and wealthiest business men in land are financially Interested in Chaddock-Kurz Co., which although an infant concert is a most aggres- sive and prosperous one with mil- lions backing it The Chaddock-Kura Co. was first organized in May, 1910, with a plant at Urichsville and at once began the manufacture of a re- versible glove on which it holds pat- ents. By a reversible glove ji meant a glove that can be worn first on one hand and then on the other with- out any inconvenience, thus equaliz- ing the wear. Business with the company boom- ed at once and increased in such. large proportions that soon a sec- ond factory was opened in Cleveland and operated with the Urichsville plant, but even then the orders could not be filled and one officer of tha company said that at the present time the company has orders for mil- lions of gloves that cannot be filled because of the lack of facilities to turn them out With this condltloa of affairs confronting them, the Cleve- than a year ago, in a special message t land people began casting about to to congress, declared that under su-1 buy one of the numerous glove plants. preme court precedence theie could be no such things as "reasonable" and 'unreasonable" restraints of trade, or in other words, "good trusts" and 'bad was said to have been rather keenly disappointed that the court should have seen fit to reverse tself in this important matter. President Taft's message was free- y quoted about the capitol today, and :he seeming similarity of his views o the view expressed by Associate Justice Harlan in his dissenting opin- on, attracted renewed attention to Justice Harlan's position as outlined n his statement to the court, follow- ng the handing down of the majority opinion by Chief Justice White. Beef Trust Quick (Continued on page 7.) mil START OILING STREETS NEXT WEEK To Gain Advantage CHICAGO, 111, May of the soorl J15 tbe arrived. first results of the Standard Oil de- usion holding that a trust must be unreasonable" in order to be ul was the granting by Judge Car- )enter today of a week in which to Representatives of the Standard Oil Co. of Ohio and Fred Gessner of this city, -who were awarded the con- tiacts for furnishing the material and labor respectively for the oiling the city sheets, met with Service Director Bing and Solicitor Steine- mann Wednesday morning to sign up the contracts. The agents of the oil company stated that they would have a sup- ply of oil here b> the first of next week and Gessner announced that ha was ready to start with the oiling as Ser- vice Director Bmg expects that oiling will be started nest Monday. ROBBERY MURDEB. COLUMBUS, 0., May San- le new aiguments lor a demurrer to born  assess- lt valued at J150. ors are not anywhere near high f quadrupling the value and yet ne believes he is not up to full value, enough, m comparison with the valu- j as the agures he. are nuj ations placed on real estate, has be- equal to the valuation he fixes for In- come as reports have been i surance purposes after deducting submitted. In most cases the valua-1 legal exemption. However, if tion has not been more than doubled! while it was, expected it would at least be trebled A great increase of persanalty personal property were returned at proportionate figures it was said at tbe court house, the tax rate in San- dusky might be held down to nine in- values is necessarj for the operation i stead of ten mills. This would be a of the one per cent tax limit, and to make the burden just upon realty. Even the trebling of valuations would decided gain for the average taxpayer. Just what steps will be takf-n to" in- crease of personalty valuation not increase the amount of taxes to' yet to be determined The board be paid but would probably mean a i find it comparatively easy to mate decrease. The law requires, of course, that personal property be returned at its full value, the same as real estate, Just what is full valuation is a ques- increases by simply treblnjt Or rupliag former figures, if It to sires. It is certain that, au with insurance values thi Huron being returned by tion. One county official seid that be I far below the actual valwNb .NFWSPAPFRf SPAPFPJ   

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