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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 12, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        THE HOME PAPER. TODAY'S NEWS TCDAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, JUNE 12, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 209 ME ID PASS Borah Resolution, Defeated At i Last Session, Now Up For Final Action. POLL SHOWS VICTORY FOR CANADIAN TREATY Opponents Of Reciprocity Plan Endurance Debate But v- Will Hardly Win CAN STILL PRINT NEWS. SPRINGFIELD, 111, June Gov. Deneen vetoed at midnight the famous Church bill which prohibited newspapers from printing news of crimes The law would have become effective to- day but for the governor's ac- tion. Dsneen declared the law was too sweeping in its provi- sion Interests Already Plan Control of Constitutional Conven- tion in 1912 WASHINGTON, June Borah resolution a constitu- tional amendment for direct election of United States senators came up today in the -senate for final passage. Although defeated by thejast senate it is believed the measure will be passed by the present body. The recent vote buying scandal fig- ured in the arguments against the bill Senator McCumber of North Da- kota replied to the arguments that the direct election of senators would prevent bribery in the legislatures by saying: "The late revelations con- cerning elections in a county m Ohio show that the public is not wholly ex- empt from those weaknesses we some- times unhappily find m our legisla- tures The vote will probably reached late today. "I feel said Senator Bor- ah, who led the battle for the resolu- t on through two congresses, "that we r'l-dl to 5 it There is some doubt as to T erouch votes will be muster- e i to carry the Bristow amendment Oi'e 01 two votes either wa> will de- c.cle that. But there is no reason foi PROGRESSIVES ARE ACTIVE OCLE TOE MILD _____ WASHINGTON, D C June A rumor that he was to accept a ten weeks vaudeville engagement at a week, the proceeds to be used in establishing a model farm was denied by former Speak- er Cannon today as follows. "That is the-cutest, most harmless little he I've heard for a long time You tell the great and in- iquitous press for me that it won't do any harm if it confines itself to just such other equally harmless things." doubt upon the main proposition The proposition before the senate in the Borah resolution is to amend the constitution so that the people in- stead of the legislators shall elect sen- ators and further that the times and manner of so electing senatois shall 'be prescribed for each state by the legislatures thereof The Bristow a- mendment gives congress control. While this epoch-making vote is at hand, the chances for the Canadian reciprocity bill are becoming brighter although opposing senators are plan- ning an endurance talk that may es- tablish new lecords. The bill will be reported Tuesday The democrats, a- side from Bailey, are almost unani- mously for the bill as are such sen- ators as Burton of Ohio, but the ultra- protectionists, like Gallmger. of New Hampshire, and the insurgents like Bourne, of Oregon, who see in it a Liquor Problem To Be The On; Big Matter, it Seems Certain, STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Dispatch Building COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 12 The constitutional convention which will meet in Columbus next January is beginning to attract attention and diffeient interests are beginning to get active in the behalf of candi- dates that wil1 be favorable to such legislation and changes in the great scheme lo wipe them out politically, are opposing the measure. The Root amendment to the reci- procity bill, the effect of which would be to nullify the free wood pulp fea- ture of the measure, is a dead letter according to a poll in congress just taken by the New York World The treaty as a whole, however will be ratified by the senate in the form i in it comes from the house, ae- cording to the poll Miss Graham and Miss Conrad Held for Attempted Mur- der of Stokes NEW iTOBK, June today on a charge of attempted mur- der, Lillian Graham and Ethel Con- rad, the two young women who shot Millionaire W. E. D Stokes, were held in bonds of each, which they expect to give late in the day. They will be called for examination Wednesday. The murder charge was preferred at the reqaest of Stokes, it lhaving been originally intended to chaige them merely with lelonious assault. Mrs John Singleton, a sister of Miss Graham who also was acquaint- ed with the millionaire hotel pro- prietor is racing across the Atlantic with documents believed to be letters written by Mr. Stokes to Lillian Gra- ham. It is intimated ihat this evi- dence will play an important part in the defense. Mrs. Alice Andrews, another sister, is crossing the contin- ent as fast as steam can bring her to be near the imprisoned girl. She is also expected to reveal some of the secret chapters in the life story of the younger sister who charges Mr. Stokes wrecked her happiness and then icast her aside. At Roosevelt hospital it was stated tonight that Mr. Stokes was rapidly recovering. document which foundation for all other state laws and regulations. Very little is known regarding this great convention which will be com- posed of delegates from every coun- ty in the state, the same as the house of representatives, and which will be in session for two months or more beginning early in Januarj, 1912. They will diav the same salary as the representatives, or per year, but will be limited m the amount they can spend during the duration of their term and while they are in session And when they have finished mak- ing the changes in the constitution the entire matter will be referred to the voters of the state to be ratified which if not done will make the work of the contention foi naught Thtr last-convention was Tield "m Cin- cinnati back in the '70s and all the work they did was turned down or rather rejected by the voters when it came to them to approve or reject the work. There aie several big fights on for this convention however, and unusual interest will be attached to the session from the time that opens. The body will organize electing a piesident, vLce, president and secretary, and all other officers necessary to hold the convention Pages, seigeant-at-arms, and a score of good appointments will be in the power of the delegates, and it is to be non-political, and the politicians are supposed to keep their hands off in the election of the delegates who shall be chosen in the same manner and foim as the regular state repre- sentatives 4. number of progressives havg been holding prelirmnaiy meetings in order to get in first m the selec- tion of the delegates, and a very strong organization is being put to- gether by such men and leaders as Rev. Heibert Bigelow, Brand Whit- lock, W D Hills, Elroy M. Aveiy, Edward W B'wood, and bparic pf labor organizations In the state. It is planned to open a regular state headquarters where tSe candi- dacy of those men who are for the office of delegate will be launched and pushed The cry is made that "the people must contiol these conventions and not the trusts'" and along these lines this campaign will be waged. Liberal subscriptions to conduct the work are alreadj pro- mised, and a bureau of publicity will be maintained to keep the voters of the state acquainted with the work done, and the progress made It will be a campaign of education rather than elimination, the leaders claim, and will be ironrtucted with that motto ever before them The liquor question will be the one great issue and while a provision has been made in the Green bill to keep this out of the regular constitution and have it submitted separately from the rest of the new constitu- tion, this clause will be whether or not the saloon shall be licensed in RIOTING CONTINUES IN CLEVELAND GARMENT WORKERS' STRIKE; ONE MAN KILLED, PATROLMAN CUT AND BEATEN: OTHER VIOLENCE A TAFT CELEBRATION. WASHINGTON June 1> It became Knots n toda> that Presi- dent Taft and Mrs Tan die plan- ning 'o make their silver wed- dtns; June 19, tne greatest social event m the nib- ton of the 'aoital Thousands ct suests been muted fiom HI :ous cities .Y COSILY Startling Developments In The Graft And Boodle Expose Again Intimated. Two Dollar Season Ticket Car- ries Messenger With Cedar Point Mail. SQUABBLE OVER LOCATION IDIEGLE INDICTMENT SUSTAINED IN COURT Judge Kinkead Holds It Proper And Trial Will Begin Next Monday Report Says Effort is Now Planned To Abolish Office Since Rental's Lost If jou were managing a summer re- sort and had worked teal hard, pull- ing political wires and going to con- j su'erable expense to e a post office I established at that resort, i Then the new postmaster objecting [to paving an alleged exorbitant lent, I for three months" use of an of- fice, established the ofhee about a mile from the leson. in a small building located on government property Wouldn't it make vou mad.' That seems jo be about what has happened It was said Monday that an COLUMBUS, O'., June a hurrying away of detectives who ;re krown to be following certain clews, it develops that some new and startling bocdle evidence, in- volving a ring of members of one of ths branches of the legislature and pe-haps of both, has been un- covered. It is asserted that docu- mentary evidence is now in the hands of the prosecution. The nature of this is not revealed. Judge E B. Kmkead. of the crisnik- al dhision of the common pleas court, this afternoon overruled motions to quash and demurrers to the indict- ments as to Senator Andrews sntl effort is now to be made to have the 1 Rodney J. Diegle. jointly charged with post office at Cedar Point abolished _ having solicited money from F S. Har- on the ground that it is so located as nson, a Burns detective. Judge Kin- to be of no service Under the regu- kead, in overruling the lations, all mail addressed to Cedar said the facts contained in the indict- Point must go to that post office and ments were sufficient to set torth. the this means that all people receiving- essentials of a charge of bribery, mail so addressed must walk about a All of the attorneys representing rmle to the government dock to becure dieted assemblymen joined in this ef- it fort which was calculated to knock oat" Tle-e promise to be some interest-' the indictments against practically all ma; elopments which, many be- i of those now accused of soliciting and result In having the Cedar Point office made a sub-station or branch of the Saudusky office It was said Monday that there had been an- acceptmg bribes. The question was a very close one ,and although it was intimated Saturday that judgment would be against this Monday after- other clash between Postmaster Tarnm noon, the various men will now have and the resort management over the transportation of mail. Last year, it to go to trial on the charges as taev now stand. Senator Andrews and i is claimed, the government paid Diegle will be placed on trial nest (Continued on page 10.) Independents Join Association Garment Makers To Fight Union CLEVELAND, O, June 12 The strike of the garment workers settled down today to a long drawn out fight as a result of the action of the independents, Sunday in voting to stand by the firms affiliated with the Garment Makers' Aasoi'iatlon. Plcket- ing was resumed this morning as a consequence and a ccr-certed move- ment was started to pull out all of the garment workers not yet on strike. Despite the pleas of stnl-s leaders for a quiet and Sundav a miniature not developed C' sympathizers recognized a nun who. In the strike of the garment work- ers in Cleveland, to date, one man has been killed, several have been wounded, including one policeman, and there have been numerous clashes, de- spite Ve urging of leaders against violence. Miss Josephine Casey, a national organizer, was arrested. ing ambulance and taken to his home. His residence was under police guard. Twenty-two independent gaiment manufacturers met at The Hollendea and formed a temporary organization to assist the Cloak Manufacturers' association in combatting the strike This but one factory m Cleve- land unoiganized. THE WEATHER Forecast- ThumJsrshov.ers to- night or Tuesday. at 7 C4 grees Temperature one- >ear ago, 54 degrees. Sun Tuesday at a. m., and ?ets at 7.04 p. m. (stan- dp-d iiiim -wind velocity for 24 Kais ending at noon today, 21 miles northeast at Monday morning Will Attempt To Force Action At Democratic Caucus Wednesday Evening STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Munscy Building. WASHINGTON, June sentative Carl Andeison intends to foi ce action if posbible on pension leg- islation at the demociatic house cau- cus Wednesday night The call for the caucus ignores pension legislation as one of the things to be considered1 and a hot fight is The presidential boom of Governor Harmon will haw an inning here this week. Ben Chamberlain arrived hot foot from Columbus and will remain all week while the process is goin? on. Lieut. Governor Hugh Nichols was i detained at home bv a murdpr trial present WASHINGTON, June When Nichols comes the _ Stuart Reyburn, "baby" member delegation will be got the house of representatives and and Dllt out tht? lon- dcfen-Pd j.Q rountry exploiting Revburn Harmon as the best of th INDEPENDENCE OF THE FILIPINOS, COX'S PLAN STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. JIunsey Building. WASHINGTON, June tative James M. Cox of Dayton has secured the consent of Chairman Helm of the committee on expendi- tures in the war department to have a hearing on his resolution, calling on the president for information as to the amount of money expended by the United States on the since their acquisition from Spain following the Spanish-American war. While the resolution only calls for HEAD OF SALVATION ARMY COMING HERE it at this time. He can have a hear- ing whenever he wants it, however, and will in all probability take ad-j vantage of this opportunity at some date not far distant If. "as he ex- pects, the statement of the president shows that a tremendous sum of mon- ey has been expended by the United States on the Philippines, he will in all probability- introduce another res- olution providing that the United States take means to enter into a com- pact with Great Britain and Japan neutralizing the Philippines, thereby preventing them from being the ob- a statement of amount of money ject o{ anneTaTion for all timT and expended by this country m holding. frcm be} th f the m reality it is a step opinion of Representative Cox this leading to the ultimate freedom kimj of a treat w of the islands. It has been nailed as mense beneflt t ly to the Philin- for the Philippines and will be push- ed forward with all speed. Inasmuch as the resolution is not in accord with the legislation outlined ,ffee-d.T Pines but to the United States as AMOY, China, June plagus is abating in the interior districts to the north and west, but is increasing! sembled, Representative Cox is not; in immediate vicinity of Amoy. desirous of too ardently advocating! well. It would enable the Philippines to become educated to self-government under a treaty of neutralization which them from the for the present extra session of con-l bmty of being the object f bv gress by thft democrats m caucus as- a larger nati and it ie (Continued on page 7.) candidates. although formerly associated with but is expected before the end of the them, had refused to leave his job in one of the garment faotpries affected by the walkout. Joseph Robinovitz, a nonunion cloak foreman, was knocked down and much beaten about the head and' shoulders before police could come toj Maurj _ of this Robinovitz was afraid to return to! his home since many strike sjmpa- thizers were gathered in front of the hospital so the police escorted him to the third precinct station A crowd of strike sympathizers followed them there and surrounded the station threateningly Four patrolmen and a sergeant finally drove them back till Robinovitz could be led to the wait- foi bids were ad- vertised for and the contract was awarded to Louis Ocker, of this city, for four years at a salary of a year. This contract does not begin un- til July 1, however, and so Postmaster Tamm employed Ocker to carry the mail in the interim. To escape heavy charges for transportation, Ocker pur- chased a season ticket for and, equipped with a couple of suit cases, now makes three trips daily at small expense. According to a communication the Star-Journal, some 30 or 35 own- ers of cottages on the Point, millei's covr-, are threatening to start a petition to vote the First wai d "dry" because of alleged efforts to force them to leave the Cedar Point com- pany's property or pay rental. Sev- eral owners said Monday that they believed a settlement could be reached annual rental of Monday. All of the men indicted Friday have now been arraigned and plead- ed "not guilty." Senator Dean, Dr. and Stanley J. Harrison ap- peared today. Bonds were reduced ta No time has been set as yet tot of the trials but action will soon fol- low the decision on the Andrews- Diegle indictments. The grand jury meantime, is likely to be reconvened very soon. It develops that L. C. Miller of Akron is charged with per- juiy as well as bribery. He was aa early witness before the grand jury and it is alleged he swore falsely that he had not expended given, to him by Samuel Cowan of Cleve- land, when it is charged he of it to Representative Owen J. Evans of Stark, as a bribe to influ- ence him against the Haas bill to regulate salarv loan agents. MSler each has been demanded. Some of the also ls under another indict- cottage owners claim "squatter's giving the to Evans rights" and others dem tney are on company land. The majority, howev- er, are said to be on company land and liable for the rent. WIRELESS OPERATOR, HERO, WEDS ACTRESS SEATTLE, Wash June pretty romance, which had its beginning on the steamer Princess Carlotte, run- ning between Seattle and British Co- lumbia ports, ten days ago, when the principals met for the first time, cul- minated in the wedding of Walter Roy Keller, wireless operator, and pretty Cecil Whitmore, a New York actress Keller is the hero operator of the Princess May wreck on Sentinel is- land last August, when at the risk of his life he swam the flooded gme room and obtained batteries in as a bribe. J C Maeder, Cleveland loan agnt, indicted jointly with Miller, on a charge of offering bribes to legislat- ors in connection with the bill to legulate loan agents, appeared and bond this morning, he being thft. last cf the seven men indicted for briber} last week. To make Ms ap- pearance his bond was reduced, from to it being understood he could not give the former amount order to keep in communication with i Juneau. Alaska. June Keller, three days ago sent Mis--. a C D Q messase and MANSFIELD 0 M. Figlay stieet oar WMtmore was instantly killed when he caught when she came in answer, he propib- hold of a live wire. The wire had was accepted ,and the> were mar- len down m front of his car. ried HOT WEATHER TALES GOOD ON A COOL DA Y Gen. Ballington Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, is coming to the United States in September. On his return to England in November he While a nreeze gave relief Sunda> occuried in a big down-town depart- from the excessive heat of Saturdaj.i ment store The automatic sprmklw Sandusky Aeronaut, Storm, Had Narrow Es- cape in Cieveand Jack Dallas Sandusky aeronaut, narrowh escaped death Sunday night at Luna Park. eland, when his dirigible balloon, the gas contracted by rain, dropped 400 teet. He lauded in a maze of telephone wires and was held in mid air nearly a half hour before he was rescued, unhurt. Dallas declared he would try again, Monday but he did not wait and in- stead ascended a third time about S 30 p m. Again he ran into a stoim and landed m Shaker Lakes boulevard 7hpVp7nrH dPErrppT I s-vstem m storc suddenly opened i Dallas a successful fbght in when the record or 9h degrees tonits )lootjgates and began to work dmsnble in the afternoon, and June was equaled, the hot was on fire jror twenty minutes the de-, started his second flisht shortly be- effectiveb broken b> the shower, awav. while watchmen' foi e S o'clock in his machine, which which came late m the afternoon, energetically as if the store had been is of the Zeppelin tope. The hishest tempei attire Sunday was rared aro.nd looking for stopcocks A large crowd saw the craft and 90 degrees and after the shower it Tne sprinkler was gauged to go into dnvei leave the earth and climb dropped rapidh un.il 63 was reached, action at 143 degrees or higher, while J gradually, to height of nearly 500 feet. during the night At 7 o clock Mon- day morning the temperature was 64 Sought Cool Spot. CLEVELAND. 0.. June 12. With the temperature almost up to 100 Sun- day a man who his name as Jo- seph Gillam plunged into the foun- tain in the public square and disport- the temperature on the street level reached the maximum of only 101 de- grees. Death His Relief. AKRON. 0.. June 12 a score of young men were seeking relief from a torrid wave that sent the mer- cury in the thermometer up to 9S de- ed himself as a fish or a water) grees, Knad Korlacki was drowned njmph. heedless of the big crowd andj while swimming in the gorge north of the demands ot policemen that he Akron. climb. Firemen -were called and they waded in, capturing the man, who was heat. 12315 ETAOIN evidently temporarily insane from heat. Opened Sprinkler System. Tragedy Here. DAYTON, 0., June Bail, will have an operation on his CHICAGO, June 12. Perhaps the which will eithgr cure him of his long most curious freak of the record ailmont or blind him. breaking performance of the mercury 4-i, a patient at St. Elizabeth's hospi- tal, was overcome by heat while lean- ing over a railing surrounding a sun parlor, and plunged three stories to a stone walk today. His back and right arm were broken, causing his death two hours later. j It was warm and the gas expand- ed. Suddenly there was a gust of rain The air about the machine, Dallas said afterward, suddenly cooled. The gas, by the same law by -which it had ex- panded, contia-ted Down came the balloon, as Dallas clung to his seat. Straight as an ar- row it dropped, the huge bag flapping in the wind The crowd, horror itiicken. dared not gaze- upon aeronaut In bis peril. Fifty feet from the ground the machine stopped. Then it bounced into the air attain with its down, then stopped again. Tele- phone wires had checked the fall As the machine settled. made an effort to release it fiat the propeller was fast. with pole climbers, got the down. At WSPAPfcRI   

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