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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 6, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        THE HOME PAPER. TOOArS NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY JUNE 6, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 204 CONTINUES STORY OF BOODLE MESS 1 Representative Evans Still Bef ore Grand Jury And Many More Indictments Are Promised As tor Pomerene Given Credit for Confession. COLUMBUS, 0., June Owen J. Evans, who was yes terday fined for bribery, and who put in the entire afternoon before the grand jury confessing, this morning resumed his testimony before that body and indications are that he will not be through before night As a result of his revelations, Piosecutor Turner declared today that not only will all of the legislators now under indictment be convicted but that a large number'more will be indicted. No report of the grand jury is expected today, although several Indictments have been and are ready for presentation to the court. Late this afternoon Evans was Btili hefor-e the grand jury telling his story and from present indica- tions he will not complete testimony Nfore ]ate Wednesday or .possibly Thursday. The giand jury only fn session until about 11 o'clock this morning, adjourning m oider to give Evans the opportunity of securing some data to back tip his testimony. Information fiom the grand jury room as to what is going on is very meager and everything is being caie- fully guarded. Enough information is leaking out, however, to verify the prediction that Evans is telling a story that will develop into a sensa- tional report by the giand jury and another batch of certain to follow indictments seems The bomb has burst, and the bits of four exploded, and they withheld action un- til after Evans could tell his story be- fore the Evans happened to be in the couit room when the indict- ment was returned, and after plead- ing guilty, asked to be led to the grand jury room where he would un fold a tale of graft and bribery that would make the entire state blush with shame, and put the Lonmer in- vestigation as a tiny microbe, com- pared with the brazenness of the man- ner in which the solons carried on their open demands during the re- cent session Just how long the grand jury TV ill now be in session it is hard to say, but it is certain that most oP the week will he taken up in the cause. Because of the physical con- dition of Mr Evans, his financial trou- bles, etc, he be granted the of the state; the city is ieed ovlrTme, I ised TWE WEATHER. Forecast- Unsettled with show- ers tonight or Wednesday. Cool- tonight. Temperature at 7 a. m, 65 de- grees. Temperature one ,jear ago, 54 degiees Sun rises Wednesday at 3 59 a m., and sets at 7 p. m. (stan- dard Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon 12 miles northeast at 10.30 Mon- day evening. Big Change Of Sentiment In Senate Following Speech Of Taft li PACT'S ENEMIES FURIOUS "No Amendment Will Be Ac- cepted" Is Word From The White House, STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU Munsey Building WASHINGTON, D C, June 6 President Taft has created a panic CI1Y AND LAKE SHORE NOW CLOSE TOGETHER Council Proposes Compromise To Include Camp Street In Five Year Agreement and Company Will Consider Bright Inch by inch the city of San- dusky and the L. S. M. S. Ry. Co. are coming nearer together m an agreement for the abolishment of grade crossings in Sandusky. Monday night at the meeting of the city council the two sides wrestled over the proposition a- gam and today all impediments to an agreement have been elimin- ated save one. The one question which now stands in the way of submitt ng the question to a vote of tne people is, "Shall the Camp street crossing be included along with Columbus and Hayes ave- nues m the five year agreement by which the L. S. M. S. shall pay an added 10 per cent of the cost of the elimination of the grade I be brought on, I do not want it to be charged to the compaiu He said the compan> only wanted a fair, honest' and square deal with the He said th-1 company had conceded many, things in tne hope that the city would be and declared that he be- Iwned ar. would hack up the council if it accepted the compant 's proposition. HP declared it to be the best otter the company had made am the recess in which Council- man HoUaepfel did not participate, was wasked what he thought of the pioposmon I favor getting all we can out of the raihoad." Answered the council- man but if we can't get it all, I say [take what wo can get Councilman Ohlemacher. in first pre- senting the council's desire to have Camp street crossing included in Lake Shore Passenger Crew Had Been Terrorized By Robbers Or Hoboes FIRED SHOTS AT MEN ON SPEEDING ENGINE .4. agreement, said that propeiti owners Attorney C C Hanrtv of Cleveland, lon that 'that the L S M S attorney, appealed before ploition inolude lh t crossl and thr> council Monday evening and gave it be f to th -t what he expected would be the com- (nore their pany's final proposition to the city. Councilman Donahue then declared The citx had demanded that the polnt blank thdt the citv dl BALTIMORE, Md, June Camp, Hancock and Campbell street wanted three crossings-Columbus whole American nation and even dis- iciossmgs be included in the five-year .Haves and or none ha among the opponents of Canadian rec-languished representatives of foreign agreement along with Columbus iprocity in the senate by his surpris- nations united todaj m honoring Cai- Hayes avenues. Attorney Handy told "i 'understand then that unless ingly vigorous treatment of the Gibbons upon the of council that the company could never icamp street IS included." retorted At- sition to that measure in his speech the golden jubilee of his ordination to Concede to the the including of torney Handy rather hotlv, "the prop- in INVESTIGATED Turner is wearing a smile that won't hand, enough to fill a book wear off All because of the sion of Representative to he_ jnore__ exact, ex-Representative PAINTING BILL TO Evans The state law is complicated in many ways, but it is plain on the subject that no man convicted of bribery can ho'd an office, either elec- tive or appointive, and either muni- cipal or state. So with the confes- sion of guilty Evans gives up his place in the legislature, with a vouch- er in his pocket for for next year, a period of time in which he will have been carrying the title "ex" and "former representative" long enough to have become thoroughly familiar it It is remarkable, yet true, that when it became known that Mr. Evans was to make a confession, he was offered all kinds of financial aid fiori high scources, state officials, brewery in- terests, and from other sources that when it became known caused genu- ine surprise. His attorney indicated this in court and was commended by Judge Kmkeacl. Mr Evans first gave as his excuse for pleading guilty that he was not able to employ attorneys to fight the charges against him Another reason was that the delay of the trial would only go IG further hasten the end of the eartlu.r career of his aged lather who, it is said, near death's door, but when the truth became known, it was made plain that the credit for the confes- sion must be given to United States Senator Atlee Pomerene, a friend of years, and a neighbor of Evans' over in Stark comity Pomerene used ev- ery possible influence to beai upon Evans to have him make a clean breast of it, but not until Pomerene himself had learned the guilt of Evans did he succeed m his plead- ings. the priesthood and the silver jubilee of the three additional crossings. Coun- OSition is to "be ii, M.M his cardmate. Thp mam feature ot i "1 recessed and reported on a "you according to" all'TnformalionTi president when'hrchaTgedVat Jubilee celebration was the grand I go halt-way and we'll go half-way- lumber trust and the paper trust in Fitth back of the movement to kill Canad-' ian reciprocity in the senate was re- ceived here with undisguised aston- ishment by senators who knew the enormous assemblage President Taft ex-President Roosevelt, Chie fjustice plan. It would not insist on the Han- cock and Campbell street crossings be- ing included, but wanted Camp street in City Solicitor Stememann, backing White of the United States supreme'u? council's stand, declared Camp president spoke the truth wh court SPeaker chamP ex-Spaa- street to be a crossing of impoitance were not expect Sg Cannon' and and told how property owners on that of the sftuatTon COUrage0us Re.ults are aSv annai-wit poll of the senate shows a Lajontv' of i. ui Smith of Maryland, Governor Crothers street objecting to any agree- 4 and Preston of thls deliv- mcnt that did not include that cross- i ered addresses, eulogizing the cardi- mS- His explanation caused a partial for the treaty bill, without amendment it is LOST AT POLLS. nal's ldeals and pa- surrender by Counsel Handy. The lat- To Escape Ar- test Here And are at Large Clean-up, Terrorizing the train crew of the fast L. S. M. S. Buffatoto- Chicago passenger train No. 5 and then standing off scared trainmen and spectators uoon the train's ar- rival here at o'clock Tuesday Morning, two armed men whose intent has been suggested at any- thing from simple ride-beating to tram robbery, were finally driven from their stronghold on tcp of th from their stronghold on top of the first express car of the train by the daring of Patrolman Ring- holz. The men leaped from the top of the car as the patrolman was ascending the ladder at the side and escaped. Police of this and other cities are on the look- out for the men. It is believed the two men board- of sentiment The Senator Stone that COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa. June 6 a platform of opposition to Canadian reciprocity Judge W. G. Green to succeed Walter I Smith. Many democratic farmers who are op- posed to Canadian bolted thoir own candidate and voted for Green The district is normally republican. today asserted, a remarkable chanse president told "no amendment will be accented, neither the Root a- mendment, the Lodge amendment nor any other'' The senators been secretly fighting the are furious The president's speech has been the one topic of conversation and the par- amount impression was that by refus- ing to mince words and b> calling a spade a spade he has gone a loisr wa> toward insuring the passage of Can- adian reciprocity by the senate The general view is that the president's speech was arranged and timed pri- marily to knock out the amendment triotism and the great influence exert- ter Promised council he would go ed by his example. The principal addresses to his companv's officials, pre- were by sent the cih 's demand and report at a cardinal himself. President Taft Col Roosevelt and the special meeting of the council Both sides are hopef iil for an early ratifica- tion of the agreement Attorney Handy in submitting what he first declared to be the compam's final proposition, said that the corn- Notables In Cleveland Today Considering Put-in Bay Project An important meeting of Perry's Victory Centennial commissioners, PORT CLINTON, June 6 pany felt that in going as, fai as it' the first since the United States coin- has by agreeing to pay the 10 per cent' missioners were appointed by Presi- extra cost and saving the city dent Taft, opened in Cleveland Tues- or on two crossings, it hadjday afternoon. Cleveland business gone a great deal further than cir-1 men and the- chamber of commerce cumstances justified, but It had cte- i planned to make renewed efforts to sired to avoid trouble. He said the land the permanent headquarters for company felt that it was of no ad- that city, rather than Toledo. The ately down upon the Lake Shore vantage to either side to include the'president'of the combined commission track near the depot here, his head other streets in the proposition........ resting on one rail, his feet This portrait of Justice Wm. R. Day' of Senator which is construed was painted by Albert Rosenthal and j as a effort to the treaty und on i He declared it to be his desire to im-iH Worthmgton the other, a stranger, opposed to have i press unon council that the L S M. Among the prominent men at 0een Mark Short, aged 35 years, of S hart no desire to bring on a legal Cleveland meeting are Lieut. Gen. Nel- but to son A Miles of Washington; Gen J. met d hciiible death warfa> f with the this morning, a freight tram passing him There is little cioubt that he committed suicide The mangled remains were taken to Gerner's undertaking rooms and this afternoon were buried in the Potter's field Papers on the body gave the THIS FOR WOMEN Warren Keifer of Springfield, 0.; Col. Henry Watterson of Louisville, Ky.; Webster P. Huntington of Columbus, j O., and Gen. A. E. Sisson of Erie, Pa, The state of Ohiio is represented by BOSTON, June Commission-1 r Webb C Hayes, Penn- many women here in their sylvania. by Milton W.'shre've of Erie, mans name and residence, but no in-! clothes but thev are as jealous Michigan, by George W. Parker timation as to the reason for his art t as the devil and jealousy is the Of Detroit; Illinois, by Willis J. Wells In his pockets were some trinkets, a watch a few cheap rings and a en- quet ball No one could be found who lenw the man. A foreigner whose name was not uj 4, ctiiM. I _------ 1 j r_-j The grand jury was ready to indict hung in the state department. Rosen- er cover of a change in language "earned was crushed at_Dan mrj tms another and iwo more lepre- thal claims he received only for on its face presents equitable while to couple sentatives when the Evans bomb was work, while the voucher calls for' ff That the president had wa brought. t; Dr_ Poole s The voucher is missing now ator Root m when he spoke of hospital here and it is he will most hateful thing separating jou from >our God." This statement of Cortland the thoughts of the Hub women today, his sermon, Dr I President Taft refused to order rec- l'1'? 01 }Uy u'UbL lu joids produced, claiming that the mon- culate the legislation i" accepted here as the only logical deduction from that part of his speech The presi- dent is plainly dissustM with Sen- ator Root, who to be a supporter of Canadian rerinroni'i but who has proposed the mo-f and dangerous amendment that has ey was spent for some secret work. CONVICT GIVES UFE TRYING TO SAVE MATE NEW YORK June tragedy quick and terrible, was witnessed by that the 'Bible has ten times as much to say about the sin of of Chicago: Wisconsin, by A. W. San- jborn of Ashland; New York, by C. B. Rev. Dr. M. D. of Troy; Rhode Is- John p_ Sanborn of Newport, and Kentucky, by Mackenzie R. Tocid ol Frankfort It is hinted that some important business, not looked for bv a number of the commissioners, will be dis- is occupying hundreds of During insisted CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE is GETTING AT INSIDE HISTORY' OF UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION AND ITS METHODS yet been offered. Timid senators see through Great Demonstration To Be Made Wednesday Upon Leader's Arrival. MEXICO CITY, June Elabiiate pieparations are being made for the demonstration that IP to be tendered Madero when he reaches heie tomor- row The streets will be lined with military through whirh Madero will pass in a carriage drawn bv four white horses From the balconj he will address the public in a speech that will mark the launching of his candidacy for the presidency A great many well-armed Mader- ists are making their war into the city singh The federal .capital is likely to be fall of such men when Madero arrives whether the oigan- ized revolution forces are permitted to enter or not One thousand Madenst. who were inarching into the capital this- morn- ing under Gen. Almazan one of Usunsola's chiefs, were stopped just the other side of the Country club by orders from the government and eent back to Contreras, about fifteen miles distant. many convicts in Sing Sing when two i speech of President Taft the shadowy of their number sank beneath the sur- form of the big stick and it has been of the Hudson just beyond the a sood many years since a speech' prison wall, one fishting for life and made by a president seemed to have raining blow after blow upon the man as immediate and palpable effect on to save whom he had leaped into the river, the other fighting just as eager- ly for death. Both men were drowned. One. an old Italian, had sought sui- cide and found in in the river The other a convict in the prime of life, the law-making body. Senator McCumber who vesterdny declared Herman Ridder's statement that the newspapers had faMy report- ed the reciprocity hearings before senate committee "absolute whose liberty was near, had dived to modified this assertion to a'n- rescue him, only to have his choked out. lite solutely unfounded" McPumber's re- mark angered the democrats. TRUSTS' PLAN BALKED; KENYON MADE PROBER Attempted Assassination? AGUAS June It 'CALIEXTES. is Mexico, believed here today that an attempt was last night made on the life of Fiancisco Mfidero when a banquet was to have ibeen tendered him. Madero, in charge of a citizen's committee, had just stepped into the banquet hall when all of the lights were sudden- ly extinguished. Suspecting a plot Col. Hay seized Madero and his wife, hurried them into a side street, put them into an automobile and rushed them back to Madero's special train. STAR-IOURNAL BUREAU, Fletcher, Johnston. Kern and Munsey Building. I democrats, will conduct the probe WASHINGTON, D. C, June The original list, submitted bv Sen- beef trust and the lumber trust areiator Bailey, included Senators Clapc facing an ordeal in connection Sutherland but these two letired the Lorimer case such as never be m of and Jones, and fore has fallen to their lot and they Bailej. after Nurg'ng that Bradley are making a determined effort, through reactionary senators, to con- trol the scope of the second Lonmer probe with a to shutting out testimony that thev want excluded The stealthy manipulation of these two gigantic trusts was seen in meeting of the senate committee on privileges and elections, which met to outline a plan for the Lorimer inquiry, but which was unable to accomplish anything and therefore adjourned in order to give the atmosphere a chance to clarify. By a compromise just reached, the trusts lost, for Senator Kenyon, of towa, bitter enern) of Lorimer, and who knows more of the inside work- The Maderists believe the committee lings than any other senator, is made itself was involved m the plot and to the oae in was attempted durwg the farewell ball given him at ffuaiea. that it'was similar Madero's life a member of the sub-committee of eight to investigate the election and bribery and vote-buying charges. Senators Dillinghaon. Gamble, and Kenyon. republicans, and, and CHver be designated, finalij agreed The Lorimer case has reached a stage where Senator Lorimer. the creature, has almost been lost sight of and the beef trust and lumber trust, his political creators are absorbing practically all of the attention. Evei since Lorimer entered public life he has been the servant of these trusts, particularly- the packers' trust, or bee? trust, and there was no service they wanted performed in Washington while he was a member of the house and later as senator that he did not willingly and efficiently per- form. In return these trusts gave him the backing of their tremendous in- fluence and financial support. It has been openly charg'.d and so far not denied that the beef trust and the lumber trust raised to (Continued on Page Two} j ed before the train reached Sandusky. They took up a position on the top of the first express car and defied members of the train crew to put them off. According to the stories told here, the men fired three shots at the men in the engine cab. No one dared approach the men who were- beating their way wild-west fashion. When the train reached Sandusky no word of the situation had preceded it and consequently there was but police officer at the station. The Ions officer was Patrolman Ringholz, to w horn was reported the fact that the men were on top of the car and defy- ing the crew. Ringholz was unable to get any si stance from trainmen or others standing arotind and started up tha ladder on the siderof the express car. As he was nearing the the two men stood over him and, pointing re- volvers at him, threatened to to kill. Ringholz was game, how- ever, and continued on his way it was the train riders who "were "bluffed." They scrambled to the oth- er side of the roof and as Ringholz clambered to the top of the ladder they leaped from the top of the car and with threats to shoot anyone who followed, ran rapidly away and dis- appeared in the darkness of the rail- road yards. Patrolman Ringholz hurried down the ladder but could find no trace of the men. Then word was sent to the central station and the police net set but no arrests were made. Clean-up of Undesirables. Twenty-two strangers of all ages and alleged occupations, rounded up Monday night under a general clean- up under the direction of Police Cap- tain Kennedj, faced Mayor Lehrer in police court Tuesday morning on vag- rancy and loitering charges: Each man was fined and given a ten days' jail sentence. The wholesale raids on railroad yards, dacks and other loitering places resulted from the desire1 or the police department to make a clean-up and to keep the city as free from undesir- ables as is possible. The advent of each excursion season brings hun- dreds of vagrants and other suspic- ious characters to the city and the police decided to take the situation in hand without delay. It is believ-ed that much disorder attendant each summer can be alleviated by prompt and decishe action. The police will continue to make arrests of all strangers without visible means of support who attempt to mako Sandusky their headquarters. Another Tram Assault. men m a box car in a west- bound Lake Shore freight train figured in a fietce battle at Cleveland Mon- day night and as the tram later pass- ed thioiiKh bandusky, it is thought some of the men may have left the turn here While the tram was go- ing miles an hour, Wm. Kane, 47, Putsburg boilermaker, fell from the door ot the car ajid rolled own a 30 trot embankment He had been shot twice m the neck in the scrimmage he and five other men were having with an unknown hobo who was arm- ed and who succeeded in robbing all of the men. Kane was so badly in- j jured he could hardly tell his story aa he lay in a Cleveland hospital. The congressionaj committee's inquiry into the methods of the steel trust is making public the inside history of the great corporation. Chairman Elbert H. Gary testified that Elihu Root, when secretary ot state, advised President Roosevelt that the absorption of the Tennessee Coal Iron Co by the IT. S. Steel corporation would be legal, and president then gave his consent. H. C. Frick will likely be called soon as a witness and Aodrew Carnegie may come in for examination. He says he is ready to return from Europe at any time to testify. The main photograph shows the members of the committee. Left to 0. Young, Michigan; J.-D McGillicuddy. John Beall, A. O. Stanley, of Kentucky, C. L Bart- lett, Georgia; and H. G. Danfurtb, New YorJj. 10 P. M. STAR-JOURNAL BURE4TT, Munsey Building. WASHINGTON. D. C., June Postmaster Charles G. Schippel, of Sandnskv, is lucky. Postmaster Gen- eral Hitchcock today announced sal- ary changes and among them is ta increase for Postmaster Sehippel from ?3.100 to a year. Other increases in the thirteenth district, effective July 1, are: Buoy- rus, to Clyde, The salary of the postmaster at Gallon was decreased from to NEWARK, O., June 6. A Jury was secured to try James Richard- son, on a first murder charge for alleged cooiphcitj in the Newark lynching. 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