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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 1, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        L THE HOME PAPER. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 200 APPROPRIATION FOR PROBE WAS OPPOSED Legislature was Deadlocked L Over Senate's Attempt to Dictate. APPROPRIATION WAS REDUCED TO House Leaders Asserted Their Independence And Senate Gave In Special to The Star-Journal: COLUMBUS, 0., June senate late today accepted the con- ference report to cut Vie grand jury probe fund to ending the controversy. Adjourn- ment is expected soon. COLUMBUS, June 1. uled to adjourn this afternoon, the Ohio legislature is still in session facing a deadlock over the at- tempt of Vie senate to kill the appropriation to defray the expenses of the bribery probe and of the prosecution of the legisla- tors already under indictment for alleged bribery. A conference committee has recommended that the appropriation be cut to but as yet the senate has not a- greed to this. Until an agreement can be reached the legislature will continue deadlocked. Angered at the effort of the sen- ate to kill the appropriation, Pros- ecutor Turner this afternoon an- if the senate suc- ceeds he will appeal to the public to raise the for the bribery probe. Absolutely refusing to concur in the amendment of the senate, striking out the appropriation of for the at- torney general to probe the charges of alleged graft iu the house accl NICARAGUA NOW. MANGUA, NIC., June ty soldiers are today known to be dead as the result or the blowing up last night of the La Loma bar- racks and a part of the presiden- tial palace. It is expected the ex- plosion will develop today a wide- spread plot for the assassination of Piesident Abolfo Diaz, General Mena and other conservathe lea- deis A brother of Gen Mena is reported already killed in the ex- plosion Says Mexican Minister Told Diaz The Truth And Latter Lost Hope THE MYSTERY IS EXPLAINED Rebels Persuaded Limantour That He Could Be Of Help On imf iv_______ CUIDAD, JUAREZ, Mex., June 1 The mystery of the ease with which Francisco I. Madero, jr., within a few months completely upset the Diaz dy- nasty in Mexico and forced the once all-powerful ruler to flee, was explain- ed by Gustave Madero, brother of the nsurrecto leader, in an exclusive in- erview given to the United Press to- day. His statement was full of new and astonishing facts regarding the revolution, among otheis that Senor senate, the members of the house 1 Limantour was the cause of the suc- went on record at 11 o'clock this morning and recessed for half an hour the senate should be informed of their action. Early this morning after a bitter debate the house consented to allow the general appropriation bill back to the senate, and within another hour the bill was sent back with the stricken out When the bill reached the house, Mr. Langdon in a speech was received with cheers de- clared it was time for the house to exert its own power and refuse to accept the amendment. When anoth- er speaker declared that the senate would adjourn unless the amendment was agreed to, there was responses from all parts of the house, "Let them adiourn." A conference committee was appointed, and the duration of the session seemed uncertain, with the chances favoring a deadlock to keep them here during the entire day All Important matters with the exception of the appropriation bill have been agreed to. The senate wrangled over the 500 appropriation until noon when Speaker Vining came to its relief by naming a conference committee. The three men whom he named on this committee had all voted previously a- gainst the item but Speaker Vining declared they were all honest men and would do their duty. It was this committee that reported that the item be cut to The commit- tee a string' to the recom- mendation, however, by providing that none of it should be spent for ex- penses incurred in the bribery probe previous to May .1. Committees to the two branches Svere unable to agree on a congression- al gerrymander bill and the state will continue on a republican ment basis. apportion- The state because of the landslide last November has 16 democratic and five republican congressmen. A pend- ing bill sought to provide 11 democat- Ic and 10 republican districts. Person- al differences between Senators Dean and Dore, both democrats, who are ambitious to represent the present 13th district, prevented an agreement a gerrymander. A conference committee on the Ed- wards taxation measure, designed to put all local taxing business in the hands of county deputies and the pur- pose of which was to get hundreds of thousands in personal property on the (Continued1 on Page Six.) cess of the revolution. "When Senor Limantour, the Mexi- can minister of finance, was on his way from Mexico to Europe three months ago, he stopped in New York for a time and talked over the finances HAVEN'T HEARD GOOD WORD. EL PASO, June Ma- dero, brother of thfe insurrecto leader, arriving here today from Chihuahua declares fightmq is imminent at that city owing the fact that the federal troop-! have not yet heard that Diaz has resigned. As a consequence both Madero and President De la Bar- ra today wired the federal sold- iers at Chihuahua not to fight but to join with the insurrectos in keeping order. HARD GALE SWEPT OVER ERIE SHORE .f HILL EXPLAINS. V _________ MINNEAPOLIS, June 3 Hill declared his sole ob- ject in placing a moit- gag.3 on the Great Northern is that he maj. put the road in tio-iop shape before he retires on account of age. The money is expected to prwide all improvements the road need for the next 5i> jears. Soldiers' and Sailors' Home Veteran Believed To Have Been Drowned OUT IN SMALL CRAFT WHEN STORM BROKE Lives Lost In Lake Off Cleve- land And Elyria During Blow Senator Drake And J. E. Stang Testify Before Grand Jury At Columbus. NYE TRIAL IS NEAR ITS END State Claims Representative Eotrayed The Trust Of His State, COLUMBUS. O., June 1. Former State Senator John. C. Drake of Erie tounty and John E. Stang of San- dusky, vice piesident of the Cleveland Saiidiifiky Brewing Co, were among those examined Wednesday afternoon at the session of the Fianklin county giand jury As- sistant Attorney General MeGee con- ducted the work before the jury Those witnesses summoned Wednes- day are understood to have know- ledge of bills in this and the last leg- Although the waters of Sandur- ky bay or this vicinity of the lake claimed no death toll in the heavy ram and wind storm of Wednes- day morning, it did claim one San- dusky victim, according to all ap- pearances Thursday. Mathew Hill, aged 74, an inmate of the State Soldiers' and Sailors' Home here is thought to have been drowned between Rocky River or Avon Point Hill left Brocker's boat house at Cleveland at o'clock Wednesday morning in a 20-foot sloop, bound for The craft, which was considered to be unseaworthy, was rigged with one sail and a jib. It is supposed that Hill must have passed Rocky River by some distance when the squall struck. He was an by "v, et" interests, Frank Heim Determined To Hold Out For Larger Tariff on Raw Wool. THE WEATHER _____ Forecast: Fair tonight and Friday, rising temperature. Temperature at 7 a. m., 58 de- grees. Temperature one year ago, 42 degrees. SUB rises Friday at 4 a. m, and sets at 6.67 p. m., (standard Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, 26 miles north, at Wednesday evening. the wool schedule of the tariff. When NOGALES, Ariz., June thousand insurgents and a large force of federals are fighting a fierce battle at Culican, capital of Finaloa, according to the advices received here today. Many are ported killed on both sides. of Mexico with many capitalists. Ap- parently, he resided at the Plaza ho- tel, for there most of his conferences were held. In reality, however, Liman- tour spent most of his time at the As- tor hotel. ''It was in a room-at- tel that most of the effective work for the revolution was done. "My father and I went to New York and sought Limantour, with great se- crecy. Limantour held throe confer- ences with us. We told him we had great riches behind us and that he had wood of the Majs and means commit- ing for a 50 per cent reduction of the wool tariff, predicted that it would be adopted by a two-thirds vote. Special to The Star-Journal WASHINGTON, June Ohio j__ i-i r-j-ii" UJ- t-tnj ctj o auu i-ucaut) democrats went into caucus of that tee which has in charge the bill pi ov id- party jioday fully determined to hold out for a larger tariff on raw wool than hte committee on ways and means is expected to propose. Also' democrat in the Ohio delegation is ready to stand by Representative Oscar Underwood in his defiance of William Jennings Bryan on the ques- tion of a wool tariff. A majoritj of the democratic members of the Ohio delegation come from districts where wool growing is a leading industry. These members among them. Repre- sentatives Ashbrook, Goeke, Whitacre, Denver. Post, Francis-and Batherick, Findings Of State Examiners Against Local Men To Be Pressed Earlj suits by Attorney General Ho- islatuies backed Other witnesses president of a Fremont building and i loan association, Detective Harvey I Rowley, Albert er, bookkeep- I er in a Fremont bank and three oth- ers fiom Cleveland and On the theory of the golden rule; I on the defense's evidence tending to j impeach State Printer E. A. Craw- ford and oa the fact that Crawford's testimony as to the alleged solicita- tion of a bribe by Representa- tive George B. Nye was uncorrob- orated, Attorney Con J. Mattern of Dayton made an eloquent plea to the to acquit the doctor in. the Nye bribery trial Wednesday. Because Crawford's testimony has not been contradicted in a single ma- terial point, and because, as the state contends, the defense made a miser-! was a seaman during the war on the U. S. S. 'Blackhawk, one that saw much fighting. He usually spent his summer the Cleveland Hill was admitted to the Soldiers' and Sailors' Home on November 1, 1903, from Cleveland. He was an in- mate of Cottage E, and on May 29th he was granted a nine day furlough, he announcing at the time that he wanted to go to Cleveland for a visit. When Hill did not appear Thursday, the officials at the Home were con- vinced that the veteran was drown- ed. The launch Argo from North Bass was protected in the storm Wednes- day by the Marblehead life saving crew. Shortly after nine o'clock, the launch, signaled that it was out of gasoline, and a supply was takea to them by the life savers. Just then the squall broke, and tta slfe savers stayed by the launch until it was over. The launch, which had scow in tow filled with tar barrels, was brought to the station shortly be- fore 11 o'clock. xn rt, T L, iil uut2 ueujiusy luuut? a i the caucus opened Chairman Under- gan against John F. Hertlein and Jer-, able failuie Jn Jta to jnlpeach' gouth ome Stoll, foimer cleiks of the com- j Ciawford, while the state established mon pleas court, and other county and from Adams count folks Ms good city officials, are expected as; the re- j reputation, and because the alleged suit of a statement made bv State i motive of Ni e was snown by Auditor Fullragton at Columbus Wed- j testimony of other solicitations, nesdaj. The three months' time in. Prosecuting Attorney E C. Turner which Prosecutor Hart could bring made au equally strong argument for such proceedings expired several j a conviction, weeks ago and he has taken no ac- The oratorical fireworks are over tion. The subject is, therefore, up to ithe state authorities. in the famous rase Attorneys C E Belcher and John A. Connor, for the State Auditor Pullington, speaking defense, wete heard for fifty minutes of the situation at Toledo, jvhere the each this morning. Attorney General had T S Hogan closed for the state. Judge- E-. B. Kinkead'-s- charge to the be jurj will he given and the "twelve j examiners found the city officials expended money illegally, said: We shall demand that action are determined to stand against any Li, T propostion to reduce the tariff on Loumer case there was mdl- 'wuul more1 Ihan flfly ifer i cation that a vote would be WASHINGTON, June the, taken by the attorney general's de- senate met at noon today and took up partment to lecover money illegally "The legal findings of onr examiners good men am? tine' should have Nye's fate in their hands before 4 o'clock wool umii liuv pbr mil Eiotoe i kw? iwiuiwu opinions from the OAYO TUATnuCD PACC of them are still more radical and will. fhls afternoon on how the second Lor- attoraey general's department. As to I SAYS THATCHER CASE demand an even higher tariff'or bolt iimer investigation shall be conducted, the caucus. It was generally believed that the res- The four democrats representing cit- ies or districts where wool growing is the hands of the regular committee on not an industry Representa- Privileges and elections would pre- a-----. uo CLLiu lllaL lie ilaU. T better inform the financial interests Itives AIlen> Bulkley, Sherwood and val1- of the world that we were going to I Ansberry, while they desire to stand, overthrow the Diaz dynasty We also with thelr colleagues in the caucus, QTRAIRHT THRFF PFNT proved to him in these conferences ,wil] not bolt u be determined w MIHI_I- uum that he would be conferring a blessing at that conference not to accede to the i on his country and saving much blood of the democratic protection- if he would advise Diaz and all the'ists interests that surround him that the Representative Ashbrook will offer Madero movement would succeed "Limantour, after the third confer- (Contmued on Page Six) findings of facts, maintain that thev are correct In any event, the not one for trifling. If our examiners are right thev ought to be backed up. If they are wrong, we ought to know it'' Attorney General has been busy with the trial of the briberv case and the legislative scandals, and WAS MISUNDERSTOOD TOLEDO, 0., June issue in FOUR IIYES LOST o., June of Lake Brie at noon by one of est gales lake men have seen for vears. From Toledo to Buffalo ffea lake lashed into fury as the six- ty-mile gale s-ped on its way. Lives were lost, people injured and ship- ping suffered severely, while in the cities and the country along the shore havoc was wrought the wind. In Cleveland four lues are known to have been lost, half a dozen men are missing, eight people are in the hospital serious hurt and a score of are slightly injured. _whilpjhe i property loss will reach hundreds of thousands of dollars. Three large freighters were blown from their moorings and went on the beach._the_jmpression among sb.ip.ping men being they were pj-obably hard hit. Scores of boats had narrow escapes. At Erie a fishing tug. running for shelter from the storm, was caught in a swirl and overturned but the crew the case which resulted in the disbar- I was by ment of Mr. Thatcher from the Ohio supreme court does not see mto be was picked up by another tug that The list of known di owned at Cleve- land Henry S. Render, Giavoni Marina, FARE FOR CLEVELAND t. j tention to the local situation so far. i Local countv officials say that they J generally. Mr Thatcher was not dis- Cimco, Tony Mahco. on raw FRENCH AVIATOR IN NEW RECORD FLIGHT Attorney General To Start Criminal Proceedings, so He Says WASHINGTON, June recent lecisions of the supreme court in the Standard Oil and American Tobacco company wiil result m a sweep- Ing attempt to secure criminal convic- tion of violators ofs the anti-trust laws, according to Attorney General Wick- irsham, who appeared before the house committee on expenditures in the department of justice. Wickersaam said he believed prison sentences would be the most effective peans of enforcing respect for the an- ti-trust laws. Criminal prosecutions igainst the meat packers, milk deal- rrs, grocers, the naval stores and win- low combination and alleged nolntors of the anti-trust law. he said, rould be augmented by other prosecti- iAns. On tdis subject the government tad definite Pierre Vedrine, Freuch aviator, flew from Paris to Madrid, winning a prize of and making a new record fcr the distance. CLEVELAND, 0, June 1 di- know the findings of the state exam- rectors of the Cleveland Railwav com-! iners> submitted about thiee months per cent ad-, j-jjj. I-JU.M 'j ago, were approved bv the attornev valorem instead of 20 per cent The decided to abide b> the order of offlc4 before finally deter- 20 per cent tariff is a reduction of Street Railway Commissioner Dahl mined upon about fiO per cent from the and place the car fare on a straight i'p to the present time, a little ovi'r drich bill. Ashbrook will stand by three-cent basis Heretofore the fare of the charged by the state the caucus if his amendment is adopt-, has been thiee cents and a penny for examiners to'be'due the countj has ed. otherwise he will bolt a transfer Dahl ruled that the com-' been paid back. Of this amount "about, The house democrats met at noon! pany's earnings will permit free trans-, half was found against Hertlein and today to settle the question of revising fers. gtoll but for having libeled Judge Morris There was nothing but misconception Judge John M Kilhts interrupted of the attorneys in Thatch- er disbarment case in federal court to make the foregoing ob- the court to allow more testimony after (Continued on Page Six) ARMY GRAFT ALLEGED IN THE RIDING TESTS back exercise to make them fit for the equestrian stunts they would have to TOLEDO. 0, June Chit- STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Building WASHINGTON, D C. June 1 Representative William B. Cox of In- ______ ._... ____ VI diana, whose inauirmg disposition has1 shape of riding tests. These'tests bp- for Circuit Judge Donnelly, led him into several lines of j came an established feature of of embezzlement m connec- gation, has unearthed what he re-'army and have occurred regularlj v'ith gards as the most unique scandal in 'T go through in actual he judgment on the mo- scribed a very strict remedy in for acquittal of theii client br- ibe government service Mr. Cox is rapidly achieving a repu- er since. At first President Roosevelt was re- garded as very hard-hearted. The tation as the most accomplished and j sympathy of the public, and especially successful Sherlock Holmes in the. of the army went out to army offi- house of representatives. While the) cers who had grown obese and letli- chairmen of other investigating argic eating canvas-back duCk and mittees are attending the baseball, drinking mint juleps at the Army and games or lolling at the seashore Cox, club and who compelled, is busy every minute and he is bring-j under the Roosevelt order, to get up ing to light a large and more vened j at day-break and jolt er long assortment of perquisites, grafts andi stietches of territory steeds soft, easy snaps in the administration of Uncle Sam's affairs than all of the other investigating tribunals com- bined. His latest discovery is by all odds his most interesting one. It has to do with the army riding in that were unused to such punishment. In the days of Roosevelt it was fre- quently remarked around Washington that the army officer who had been -leading a sedentary occupation, until he acquired a capacious bay window was in hard lines, indeed, when he stitution of army life that was found- j was forced to frisk for hours at a ed by Theodore Roosevelt four years] stretch on tne back of a cavalry horse ago. When Colonel Roosevelt, whoj that> hke not> VM fresh from the was a stickler for rigorous discipline reached the conc'usion that army of- fleers were not getting enough horse- plow with the and notions of (Continued oa Page Bight.) Insurance Co., of which Donnelli'. was president Judge Chittenden sustained motion of defense to acquit Judge DonnelM on the second count, which charged Judge Donnelly with the embezzle- ment of a certain check. Judge Chn- tenden's theory in this ruling was that the check was simpl. an instru- ment by which the money was ob- tained. The court overruled motion to acquit defendant on the first count, which chaiged embezzlement of monev The case -n ill go to the jury, therefore, based on the first count of indictment. Senate Exonerates Him. COLUMBUS, June that the charges were not sufficient to warrant action, the senate judiciary committee submitted a report com- pletely exonerating Donnelly. >He will apt be his arguments were completed His rt n i i 1- request was granted The case will! Captain Baldwin Il be completed tomorrow. ARCH BOLD PAYS FOR AUTO KILLING CHILL Made Great Flights. John D Archbold, of the Standard Oil company, sued William Mello, of Mattapoisett, Mass.. When Captain Thomas Baldwin. one of the most noted airmen of the day, goes to Japan, China and the Phillipines in the near future for aviation exhibitions and demonstra- tions there, he will most likely have his aeroplane equipped with a San- duskv-made motor. At a recent ex- hibition. at ilincola aviation field, Long Island, B. W Roberts of the Robeits' Motor Co. of this city met the teteran airman and the latter ex- pressed himself as much impressed by the splendid Qualities of the Rob- erts' aeroplane motor and the local people expect that a dsal will be closed with Captain Baldwin for a motor within a short time. Vice President Roberts Thursday received word from Mineola field ol the fine shovang Jos. Richter in a Snjder biplane equipped with Roberts' motor in the Memorial day exhibition. Richter made a nuraftw .of trial flights during which be Hew from 200 to 900 feet high. At tne ter- mination of these exhibitions, climbed in tmtil he aa for damages for the death of his daugh- ter, Guilherme, lost the case. The Jury brought in a verdict of Dej elevation of 900 and then -wt owt ftt a straight line for Belmont park. Reaching an altitude of 1.800 above the park. Richer a vot- plane to the ground for The child was rim down by the auto-i landing seen mobile owned and driven by bold. 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