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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - May 25, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY j THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, MAY25, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 194 IN SHEER Foreign Diplomats Paid Fare- well Visit To President This Morning PEOPLE ANXIOUS FOR CHANGES AT CAPITAL Great Crowd Carried Picture of Madero Through the Streets and Cheered, THE WEATHER Fair tonight and Forecast: Friday. Temperature at 7 a. m., 69 de- grees. Temperature one jear ago, 56 degrees. Sun lises Fiidayt at 4-04 a. m. and sets at 6 52 p. m. (standard Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, 20 miles southwest at 1.45 Wednes- day afternoon. BULLETIN. EL PASO, May Mexi- can war of the revolution has been resumed. General Madero, tj'iis afternoon, ordered a resumption of hostilities against Diaz, claim- ing that the peace agreement has been broken. The army at Juarez is preparing for the march on Chi- huahua and a battle is expected at once at Salpillo m Later Madero ordered General Viljoen to Lower California to put down the socialist insurrectos there who refuse to obey Madero. Viljoen leaves tonight and a bat- tle is expected. MEXICO CITY, May lowing the semi-official announce- ment that President Diaz will at last resign today, members of the diolomatic corps called at the pal- ace this morning to pay their fare- well visits. It is stated that in- stead of going directly abroad Diaz will spend three months in a northern hacienaa. An-offiMal _statement_of the noting last night when great mobs demanded the resignatjo nof Diaz and weie fired on by the police-and soldiero that seven were killed and 36 wounded. A Scores Associates For Inter- fering With People, "Su- preme Legislative Power" SEES INJURIOUS EFFECTS Quotes Decision Of Taft As a Judge On Word "Reas- number The of the latter mav mob was merely die scat- teied the shooting, continuing the paiade thiough thp streets shouting "Viva Madeio." Police and soldiers are patrolling. Thousands of men and hoys, inspir- ed bj an appaientl> Boundless ru- mor that Diaz woald not resign today, made a demonstiation A regi- ment of soldiers and police blocl od all entrances to the street in which is Diaz's palace In the early part of the outburst probably 70 per cent were hojs and youths, with .a spi inkling of women. Their numbers were increased later by many men. It was noticeable that a large of these weie not of the peon class, but business and professional men. A typical mob was that which re- peatedh moved through Avenifla San Francisco, numbering about 1000 In the vanguard an iminena; lithograph of Madero fastened to a wooden cross made of scantling, was carried The mob gathered in front of the office of El Imparcial, a govern- ment newspaper. Windows were broken with stones and one shot was fired The crowd disappeared on the approach of a squad of mounted po- lice Rioting again bioke out in the city this afternoon, the police firing on a mob in front of one of the govern-1 ment buildings, lulling one man and ViOunding a number of othets Mobs are forming in all parts of the citv and serious tiouble seems imminent. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 25 Associate Jiistice Harlan today filed in the supreme court a new dissent- ing opinion m the Standard Oil case m which he scoied even more rigor- ously then he did m his opening opin- ion from the bench, the eight other members of the court for "interfering with the people, the supreme of all legislative power." He predicts that the majority opinion rendered in the Standard Oil case will result in much litigation and injurious effects for years to come. Justice Harlan quoted the words of President Taft. then judge of the court of appeals of the sixth circuit, m which he paid "that contracts in re- straint of inter-state transportation "were within the statute whether the restraint could be regarded as reason- able at common law or not." LEGISLATOR ON TRIAL AND THE PROSECUTOR STATE ETC IB WALSH AND MORSE TO SERVE OUT SENTENCES More Evidence That Nye Sought Money In Behalf of Certain Bills RULINGS OF COURT FAVOR PROSECUTION Representative Kimble Tells Of Alleged Request for To Reach Bosses COLUMBUS, May 25 The state this moining tested its case against Representative George B. Nye, charged with soliciting a ?500 bribe from State Printer A E. Crawford, and the defense began this El'tfer- noou. Representative Kimble was the last witness for the piosecution. He tes- tified that Nye had also approached him and suggested that be raised for securing the influence of Rud Hynicka, of Cincinnati, and W. F. Brown, of Toledo, in favor of the bill. Next to Crawford, about the most important witness for the state was Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms Stanley of Cleveland. Like Craw- foid, he said Nve had suggested that a little money "for the boys" would aid in getting bills on the calendar There was a hot legal battle-over the admission of testimony The first question arose during the examination of Hairison, who was asked if had ever talked with him regarding the Edwards Cleve- land subway bill. There was objec- tion but the court held tihat Harrison could answer, and the answer was that Nye had told him that "there ought to be some money for the boys on this and observed that "liv- ing was high in Columbus." A second victory for the state was in the fail- ure of attornejs for the defense to WASHINGTON, May 25 dent Taft denied the applications foi the paidon of Charles W Morse of New York and John R, Walsh of Chicago, the two most prominent bankers ever convicted and sent to federal penitential IBS under the na- tional banking laws. Not onlij did the president refuse to pardon either Morse or Walsh, but he also declined at this time to ex- ercise any other sort of executive clemency or to shorten the sentences imposed upon the two men. In denjang the pardons the presi- dent took a firm stand that the na- tional banking laws or any other laws must be ugbeJd when they af- BALLOONIST DIES AS RESULT OF GUN WOUND DENVER, May 25 L Von Phul of St Louis, well known balloon pilot, died at 11 30 a m today of wounds received heie last night in a shooting affiay at the Brown Palace Hotel witih Haiold S Kenwood of New- York. Kenwood said Von Phul in- sulted him Mariero Hits Trusts. JUAREZ, Alay cisco Ma- dero is today declaied to have taken his first smash at the American trusts. A man representing Wall street yes- terday called on Madero and offered to finance his campaign for the presi- dency if he would promise a continu- ation of the privileges, and concessions that American capital had under Diaz in Mexico Madero promptlj turned down the offer Secretary of State Knox Said To Support Root Amend- ment To Pact. BULLETIN. PANAMA, May National Steamship Co. steamer Paboga is re- ported wrecked off Punta Mala. Only forty of her 100 passengers have been accounted for. The United States gun- boat Yorktown scene. has started for the Can Float QUEENSTOWN, May 25. The steamer Ivernia which was beached here yesterday after 'having struck a rock and had her 800 passengers tak- en off, today is resting at full length at the bottom of the ocean the last of i uto uj. lor cue aeiense to Wyoming, Launched TO-1 bieak down the testimony of State day, is Surpassed By No Fighter In World Viir Printer Crawford, for the prosecution, by attacking the ci edibility of the witness. Attempts were made to show that Crawford had been implicated in the Adams county rote buying scandal, and questions implying that the state of- i flcial had something in his record to A' P' S not hide, were put. The court, however, nniPteH America's latest and 3hut out this line of questioning, not! tne battleship Wy- f er, until several such questions ,.4 had been agked_ The defense in the case began at PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May Surpassed by none and equaled onlv J w ommg, was launched today at the yards of the Cramp Ship and Engine Th There this afternoon. The kind faced no untoward incident to mother of the Pike countv represent- mar the ceremonies, which were wit- ative occupied a seat at "the side of nessed by a distinguished gathering of I her son during all the session, and naval folk and official representath es is the first person to anive each ot the state of Wyoming, in honor of morning, and the last to leave in the feet rich men even more than when they affect the poor The record m the Walsh case, the president said in a long opinion, "shows moral turpi- tude of that insidious and dangerous punish which the national banking1 Jjiws wete especially en- acted." In considering the case of Morse the president said that "from a consideration of the facts in each case I have no doubt that Morse should have received a heavier sen- tence than Walsh Indeed, the meth- ods taken by Morse tend to show that more keenly than Walsh did he realize the evil of what he was do- ing." "Death Will Free Him." CHICAGO, Maji "My father will never make plea for pardon. Death will free him before he has a cihance to ask for a parole in September This was the declara- tion today of Richaid Walsh, son of John R. Walsh, who was yesterday refused a pardon by President Taft. Mrs. Morse Disappointed. NEW YORK, May Mrs. Charles W. Morse, whose husband was re- fused a pardon by President Taft to- day declared that it was the greatest disappointment of 'her life. She said she had counted implicitly on Taft seeing that the best mteiest of the public would be served by pardoning her husband. which common-wealth the powerful sea fighter was named. For the first time in the many years that the Cramps have been building the big fighting machines for the United States navy the general public was barred from attending the launch- evening. She is manifesting great in- terest in hei son's behalf and expects1 to remain in Columbus until the jury brings m a verdict of either acquittal or of giult. She has explicit faith in her son and doesn't hesitate to pre- dict that he will be promptly ac- ing. No one was permitted to enter j quitted when the iury gets the" case the yards without a card of sion. The enforcement of the new rule was due, according to the explanation of the company officials, to extraordm- ary conditions arising from the great her water ing burst. tight compartments hav- Government diveis how- ever, announced that she can be pumped out and floated within a week -WASHINGTON, May ad- ministration is confronted with serious and sensational detection In its own household on the subject of Canadian reciprocity. There is no doubt that AS President, ROOSCVelt Work- the treaty has been placed m great peril by men whom President Taft had had a right to believe would be its staunchest, most aggressive and most i valuable close to the president, who have professed their allegiance to the treaty in unmeasured j terms again and again. High administration officials ed Hard For Arbitration, Now Opposes It. LAKE MOHONK, N. Y., May Col Roosevelt was todaj denounced are i before the Lake Mohonk peace con- Bhocked over revelations which" have j ference by former Secretary of State followed the introduction of the w- Foster as haying shown z amendment These erratic and inconsistent course to point to the probability that Sena- 'towards international arbitration than tor Root. Senator Lodge and Secretary i any other man in public life. While of State Knox all have assumed an at- president. Foster pointed out. Roose- titude that will make it exceedingly velt Corked hard for interaation- difficult to make President arbitration but now he is opposing dream of Canadian reciprocity an fective realitj j President Nicholas Murray Butler of That defection even enters the cab- Columbia university, presiding officer inet -would hardly have been conference, lor the first time possible a few da> s ago and yet it is made public the plans of the Carnegie being reported in inner administration endowment for international peace, circles that Secretary of State Knox H5s announcement, containing 'the approves the Root amendment, which i scheme of operation and the names of President Taft found it necessary to appointees, together with an outline repudiate in inspired statements from'of tne was the first the trus- the White House. tt it turns out tlie fund made. It was be true, as that Secretary: considered of international import- Knot Is lending aid and encourage- jance- meat to those who would like to tack i Mr- I the i thoritv." the establishment of anij ternational court of arbitral size the Wyoming. The christening party, beaded by Miss Dorothy Eunice Knight, daughter of a former chief justice of the Wy- oming supreme court and sponsor for the big battleship took up their po- sitions near the nose of the big ship. A few minutes later there was a rend- ing sound and snap, the weakened un- der beams gave way and as the Wy- oming moved down the ways Miss Knight hurled the bottle of sparkling wine at the prow and exclaimed in a clear voice: "I christen thee Wy- oming." The gigantic battleship slid down the tallow-greased ways with the lightness of a frail lifeboat As 'he righted herself far out in the stream testify, was released on bond Whether more witnesses will be (Continued on Page Twelve.) I called has not yet been announced. Nye will take the stand later and deny he had any improper motives in appioaching Crawford and Kimble. To Grant Immunity? Todd Won't Answer COLUMBUS, May the pre- liminary hearing today of E. E Cook and Charles J. Pretzman, charged with Defusing to testify before the senate bribery probe committee, Chairman Todd, of the latter, posi- tively declined to state whether it was the intention or not of the com- mittee to give senators immunity baths byi summoning them to testi- fy. The final heaung against Cook and Pi etzman was set for tomorrow. Negley D Cochian, editor of the Tells General Sherwood He Will Determine Whether Bill Can Be Undertaken. STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Building. WASHINGTON. May President Taft told Representatives Sherwood and Langley today that he is very earnestly in favor of the most liberal Local Paper Sleuths Hot On Trail of More Supposed Craft JUNK REPORTED MISSING Rumor That Old Water Pipe, Quantity Unknown, Was Begins Novice At Belmont Park Drives Biplane At Mile-a-Minute Speed. CARRIES PASSENGER ON SECOND ATTEMPT Roberts Engine Ran Perfectly, According To New York Re- ports Of Events, The complete success of the aeroplane motor designed and built by the Roberts Motor Co., of this city, was demonstrated Wed- nesday at Beimont Park, the big New York aviation field, accord- ing to a telegram received hers Thursday morning giving com- plete details. The motor, known as a 4X, or four-cylinder, 40-50 horse power, was recently sold ta Fred P. Schneider, an enthusias- tic aviator, and placed in Schnei- der's biplane. It was this maqhine which made the flights Wednes- day. Accoiding to a telegram from York, Joseph Richter, a novice, a pupil of Schneider, piloted the ma- chine which left the ground easily oa the first attempt and flew for eigh- xen minutes, in that time passing over the Tillages Park, Xew Hyde Park and adjacent Hist! Send for Detective Burns and minutes, get out the dictaphones! Richter returned- to Belmont aad Thej're uncovering more water' He nest tookup a passenger works department graft at the cityi hall. Sleuths of a morning paper and1 discharged city employes are hard at' wortc on the mysterious ance a year ago of some_old cast iron' pipe taken out when Washington street was paved. Junk Dealer John Johnson is involved and it's a deep, dark mystery. ATTACKED BY EAGLE. M. Gilbert, flying in a Bleriot monoplane on the last leg of the Paris-Madrid race, was today ser- iously endangered wjhen a huge eagle attacked both the machine the oldriP with ott Gilbert, who was finally obliged to draw his revolver and kill It. in ditor says he has been told that the pipe was removed but that he never received any record of its sale by the city. He asked for an investigation Director Bing referred the matter! to ater Works Superintendent Cron- machine, but managed to right it just before it crashed into the ground. He continued the flight unharmed. and flew for six minutes, circling the nt and alighting again at the haa- ,wJt After ttis, in spite of a heavy enwett, who had the water mains. Cronenw'etT day, declared that he knows ly nothing of the rumored sale 01 mp, u old iron without permission by 86Tei1- vM-ch cil. He said that to the best recollection, he ordered the oU Water works station ,at a n, and that he knows positively that i arrived some of it at least had been hauled d there by an employe of the sewer de- minutes, passing sau Boulevard aviation field. ors at a a cross-coan- a distance at covered in SCT- 't believe that he fifeid report that he passed of six hundred feet, Ha it MIneola field wita water streaming from motor and planea. After exhibition of flying or four dollars worth of RicMer prePared to return to Belmont A J rt t c ill yolved. Server Bmg wrote Auditor Loth a letter after questioning- Cron- enwett, in which he informed the au- ditor that nothing was known of any illegal transactions He told the an- ditor that no material had ever been sold without permission of council and without the money being turned into the proper funds according to ms knowledge Servcer Bing and Supt. Cronenwett were desirous of probing the matter, however, and informed Junk Dealer Johnson, who is alleged to have se- cured the pipe, to report at the city lall Thursday morning for question-1 nig. Johnson didn't show up but it! was announced he would appear in the afternoon. According to Johnson's story, he bought 150 pounds of scrap cast iron but owing to the ihkk fog he made a bad start, damaging three ribs and ne- cessitating postponement of the return, trip until tomorrow. The motor erea under these trying weather conditions ran perfectly and Mr. Richter is prond- er of its performance than he is of his own achievement. Officials of the Roberts company- were, of course, much pleased with success of the Sandusky motor. Tas motor weighs, complete, 170" pounda and experts who have looked it over and seen it -working declare it to be equal to the best French motors. Many of the motors have already been sold pension legislation notwithstanding on one occasion last'j'ear. paj- loohmS them over. Two Aviators Killed. STRASSBBURG, May flying at the height of more than 200 reports that have placed him in a con- for the "He de- j Aviator Laemmelin, one of ttia trarj attitude. Toledo News-Bee, also arrested yes-1 Pension bills that been intro- aftemoon for refusing tolduced and said hs would decide after nf thJclaled rhat he had had no dealings' participants in an aeroplane competi- copies or tne whatever with gupt Cronenwett tion, fell to the ground and was consultation with the pension bureau whether he will stand for general pen- identify. Johnson said" he had "been" questioned in the last few dajs about the matter by Solicitor S'einemann and a morning paper reporter Aside but insisted that he bought the pipe'killed At Bucharest the French from two workmen whom he did not tor Vilard fell with his machine and name but whom he said he could was kiled. sions increase at the extra session. DR. B. C. HYDE TO SOON HAVE ANOTHER TRIAL ON CHARGE OF GIVING POISON TO COL T. H. SWOPE, KANSAS CITY MILLIONAIRE shows Dr. Hyde, Colonel and Miss Lucy Swope, who was ._ Yt_ B CLARKE Hns i made ill. it is charged, by poison ilar to that which killed sim- ieral family skeletons and hasresulted KANSAS CITY, Mo, May 25.-The j trial Dr Hyde was given a life term I Sn court here has set the date for the j in the penitentiary, but he secured a 'his family thought, was never mar- Mr. Butler also predicted "'with trial of Dr. B. c. Hyde charged reversal of this sentence. His The Swope estate was divided (Continued on Page Seven.) peace conference. wor t before toe time of the third Hague I H- Swope. millionaire uncle ot his fldent of her husband's innocence and sajts over its provisions have been I wife, for next October. Oa the fiibt.has spent a fortune ia Ais aid. stopped through, LEPROSY O PIITSBFEG ......__, PITTS3URG, May case of. from the one Incident could thVo'w tubercular leprosy has been discover- no light on the matter. His story in-'ed here Dr- A B. Booth, city physi- dicated possible graft to the eitent c'an- after a consultation with other of 50 cents j physicians, decided that Tee Tung, "Some people dug a pit 31> a Chinaman, bookkeeper in a (have fallen into it themselves." said Chinese store, and who came here (Continued on Page 5 about seven years ago from San Fran- cisco, has the disease KiCKATin OF PAPO ID 1 The attempt of the morning paper., ed. The carnival attracted thousands. Thursday, m its editorial columns to1 including man> -usitors from nearbv strike at the city administration1 cities There was no, disorder anl through criticisms that the Centr.i'lno rowdyism and no arrests we-9 park has been greatly damaged as a made There could be no complaint result of last week's carnival stir- on this score. red up the Eagles, under "whose aus I "The citv granted us permission pices the carnival was given, and re-- use the park. We admit that the acted as a boomerang on the knock-j was tramped down but we ing organ. any serious damage was done. T A few ago the Star-Journal re-j Eagle is a loyal citizen of Sanduskf ferred to criticisms that the park lu_d' and is proud of the parks. We want been damaged and at that time advo-1 them to look nice We paid a man to cated the use of some park spaces for amusements This served the morn- cleaa up the rubbish and soon the fratne-work of the conmr> stora ing paper as a pretext for assailing j is moved awav bv the men who the mayor and sen-ice director forj it, everything will be in stood granting the Eagles permission to usej and "without expense to the city. All the Central park. A member of the that will then be needed will a executive committee of the Eagles made this statement to the Star- Journal Thursday. "Someone is trying to mix tip poli- tics m this matter and stir up trouble and the Eagles object We endeavor- good rain to revive that, Eagles nor the city officials ran con- trol this, but we ctn that Eagles have enough money In treasury to buy grass tt sary, and restore the park to its ed to give the people week of a- mat beaaty The city will kMt nmsemeut and tbat sacettd-i penny." NEWSPAPER! WSPAPfcRI
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