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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 14, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        'J THE HOME PAPER. THE TODAY'S NEWS TODAY RY STAR-JOURNAL. f-ruuru n 'i riAri SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY JUNE 14, 1911, LAST. EDITION NUMBER 211 ML OF DIEGLE, SEI First Test of Famous Burns Dictagraph Will Probably Be Made. BOTH SIDES PLAN TO DEVELOP ALL FACTS Detectives, If Called As Wit- nesses, Will Be Assailed on Past Records COLUMBUS, O., June Rodney J. Diegle, of Sandusky, sergeant-at-arms of the senate, will be placed on trial next Mon- day for alleged solicitation of a bribe. His will be the second trial since Vie- boodle expose and great interest attaches to it for the reason that it will be the first test of the famous dictagraph of the Burns detectives. Diegle is indicted jointly with Sen- ator L. R. Andrews of Ironton and demanded a separate trial. The in- dictment-charges that, with the as- sistance of Diegle. F S. Harrison, a Burns operative, paid to Andrews while the dictagraph was on the job The money is alleged to have been for the purpose of influencing Andrews- on the Cetone mutual insurance bill The prosecution has not announced its purpose to put the Burns detec- tives on the stand. Anticipating that the-Buras-men would be star witness- es for the state, other detectives have secured for the men under indictment what is claimed to be proof of ques- tionable transactions by the Burns op- eratives to be used in impeaching them as witnesses It is expected that in INSISTS STEPMOTHER GA VE HER THE POISON Girl's Condition Has Become Worse And She May Not Re- Of Mrs. Hen kle's First Husband To be Exhumed an d Analyzed. HENKLE RESIDENCE AT DELAWARE, HOME OF ALLEGED POISONER; GIRL VICTIM AND HER STEP-MOTHER, NOW HELD TO GRAND JURY DELAWARE, 0., Jure body of Edgar Way, first hus- band of Mrs. Jessie Way charged with poisoning her 21- year-old stepdaughter, Miss Merle Henkle, is to be exhumed and the internal organs analyzed, accord- ing to Detective Matthews today. Way is buried at Wheeling, W. Va., where he was seized with con- vulsions and died the next day, presumably of lead poisoning. The condition of Miss Henkle to- day took a change for the worse and she is now gradually losing control of her loiter limbs and hei left hand Physicians serious doubts if she will recover A well defined rumor became cui- rent today connecting the name of a local phjsician with the ease. He is declared: to fmnished the poison to Mrs. Henkle that she is alleged to have administered to her step-daugh- ter. Detective Matthews lefused to comment on this phase of the case but admitted that fie is tracing down recent sales of arsenic both in this city and at Columbus. Mrs Henkle now awaits action of the grand juiy She asserted that she had given her step-daughter every oare and in replj to this, Miss Henkle said: "It makes me laugh to hear what my up and down the stairs a hundred times a day waiting on me and wash- ing all my bhe said "She did wait on me a great part of the time, but I would just as little had sone one else do the job. I know of one time when she never came to me from 3 o'clock in the morning until the afternoon of the same day. Then, when she did come, she gave me dope that made YOUNGSTOWN, 0., June being out an hour, the jury in the case of Ohio vs. Prof. E E Zimmerman, oi thp Canfteld public schools, charged with assault and returned a verdict of not guiltj The defendant was indicted for beating Carl Liddle, son of Mark Liddte, banker. Senator Owen Inaugurates a New Movement Against Bail- ey ands Reactionaries the Diegle case both state and defense me vomit all afternoon will be forced to a showing of hands which may be valuable to each in later trials on detective cases. Should Diegle escape, he would be re-tried on similar ioint indictments against Senators George K. Cetone of Dayton and I. E. Huffman ot Sutler county. A not guilty veidict for gle would not mean the acquittal of Andrews. The Diegle tnal- will be followed immediately by the second trial of Representative George B Nye of Pike county. He will face the new indictments for alleged solicitations on the bill to protect quail, in which local business men are the prosecu- ing witnesses. Stanley J. Harrison, assistant sen- ate sergeant-at-arms, is indicted joint- ly with Nye in these .cases. Harri- son has demanded a separate trial. He is represented by Attorney Charles L. Selzer of Cleveland. The state is confident of a verdict different from that of acquittal rendered bj the first Nye trial jury. It is possible that oth- er bribery trials may be called im- mediately at the conclusion of the second Nye trial. Senator T. A. Dean of Fremont is the only one arrested as a result of the last batch of in- dictments, who has not been arraign- ed. He is expected to appear the lat- ter part of the week. Judge D F Pugh and ex-Congress- man Emmett Tompkms tomorrow will begin their work of probing leaks or important secrets about the bribery grand jury's work Their instructions from the court direct them to go into the entire subject. SHALL THE PEOPLE RULE? Pomerene Of Ohio And Progressives To Be Includ- ed As Sponsors STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Munsey Building WASHINGTON, June new na-isity "That woman can never face me on continued Miss Henkle. "She knows she poisoned me and she knows she hates me like she does a snake And just as sure as she escapes the' law in this case, my life will not be safe. I will not be able to gp back home, or any where else, as far afc that is concerned When confionted with the proposi- tion of choosing between his wife and his daughter, Mr. Henkle, a Uavel- ing man, remained silent He has talked at length with both since the airest of his wife and savs he has absolutely nothing to say He on a business trip to Waldo to return in the next two or three davs Following the giving of bond w hicb was furnished after B. F. Atkinson, of Caldwell, Mrs Henkle's fathei at- rived, examination wab waned and the case will hang fire until the meet- ing ot the grand jury in Septembei "It is absurd to think Mrs Henkle is mixed m anything of this Atkinson said "I would hate to think that I reared a daughter who would do such a low, contemptible thing as that with which she is charged. She is as innocent as vou are, and the courts will find her so. I have come here to help her out ot this affair, and I expect to use influence to see that she is freed of the charge is tall, oroct and He has made a financial success and is one of the most highly respected members of his community. Mrs. Henkle has been advised by her attorney, F. M Marriott, to main- tain silence on the topic." She did say, however, that if her stepdaughter was poisoned, it might have happened in Athens, where the girl visite'd She also intimated that the girl might have had some reason for administer- ing poison herself. In reply, the girl said that if she had had suicidal in- tent she certainly would not have taken enough to kill a dozen people, (Continued on Page Six.) Nebraska's Governor, Not Rhode Island Ex-senator, Says Body's Distrusted COLUMBUS, June the United States senate is the most dis- trusted legislative body in the world was the startling statement made by A Aldneh, governor of Ne- braska, in his Address to tne grsfn- atmg class of the Ohio State today. Aldneh also bittefly tional political organization is about'scored., tne prominent attorneys all to spiing into existence known as the National Progressive League and will perform that thev are the retfesenta- a function within the democratic par-1 Uvs of the People HP declaied. how- ty similar to that performed within ever' that the daJ" such men tr It will be i over the country who Democratic legislatuies and o down to the congiess and Toledo Men Thought Drowned, Were Simply Storm-Bound On Fish TOLEDO, June Toledo the republican party by the National j Republican Progressive League which was test-yiear rtrwill be-a-1- haven for the progressives of the dem- 1 ocratic paVv. just as the National Re- I publican Progressive League is the haven for the progressives of the re- publican party its purpose will be to steer the democratic party in the clear and open highway of disinterested public service and keep it aloof from reactionary control Senator John W Kern of Indiana has been asked to be ODP of the prime movers in the new propaganda and he has the matter under consideration "I shall wait until I see the platform that it is proposed to adopt said Sen- ator Kern "As vet I have an incom- plete knowledge of the new movement which was imparted to me m one or two conversations T had wit'i Senator Owen of Oklahoma While it impresses me favorablj T shall want to know more of it befoip I give a defi- nite answer The plan for the National Democrat- ic Progressive League is an idea of Senator Oven and it is intended as an answer to the question so often pro- pounded in the last national cam- ls a thlns of tne past. Independent Vessel Men Say Steel Trust Has About Crushed Them MANY VESSELS NOT YET IN COMMISSION Deep Water Channels Said ta Have Aided Trust To Get Control That the Stanley congressional commutes probing the steal trust will turn its attention to the Great Lakes in the near future is be- lieved to be orobabie. Independ- ent vessel owners are hoping that this will be done for they blame the trust for much of the demor- alized conditicn of lake shipping today. While business is quite heavy at the Hanna many "boats ing loaded with coil, the general sif nation is bad Scores of boats ara laid up because they cannot be oper- ated -Kith a profit. The steel trust fleet, it is claimed, is able to handle all the ore needed and so the pendent get no ore cargoes. The independents say they cannot op- crt cice ?ct coal MISS MERLE HENKLES. MRS. JESSIE WAY HENKLiS. THE WEATHER Forecast: Fair tonight and Thursday Temperature at 7 a. de- giees Temperature one year ago to- degrees. Sun uses Thursday at 3 "58 a m and sets at p. m. (Stand- ard Time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today 24 miles northwest at Tuesday night XENIA, 0 June 14 establish- ment of an agricultural extension Seamen To Meet With Four Of Largest pic Escapes Hoodoo. LIVERPOOL. June who today declared It. Seamen a world-wide strike are alreadv claiming victory. Day Observed In City And At Soldiers' Home Concert Is Arranged AA'ith a quite general displav of the Stars and Stripes, Flag da> Wednes- day did not pass unnoticed in San- school at Antioch college in accOr''- Four of the 'arSeiit steamship com- 1 dusky, although there was no foim- ance with arrangements tjj be made J 'iames the Canard, have observance of the daj and businebs with Ohio State university was decid- ed upon by the board of trustees. BE KNOWN; HULK BEING SLOWLY RAISED and Smse" and morning for West Sister Island in the f 8ha" be ]aunchefd to Swen I SW exist for three days on fish, bread and fTanT Senator 4urn7sSe his'thun" i e'er when hn organized the National 13 Republican League now Senator similar organization to bind together _ the progressives anti-Bailev, anti-re- Sorgenfrei. Frank actionarv of the country. The Oklahoma senator has been until the senate took a vote t t the resolution for the popular elec-i rjing home to inform their families tion of ?enators before launching his1 of their safe return Inurement. It was his belief that i Am roragto Ralph Sorgenfrei. the when tne advocates of popular election partv left Slavm s boat house at 5 of senators succeeded in stormine the I odock Sunday morning and had a citadel of the reactionary old senate most pleasant trip to West Sister. wouM be high time to start a-na- ming there shortly before noon. movement which would be po- Sbortly after their arrival, however. tential in Corking up sentiment in the a fierce windstorm came up and has geveral states for the ratification of continued since William Sorgenfrei. the constitutional amendment making believing it entirely too rough to risk; gpnators elective by the people. With the trip home _ in the little craft, de- that purpoSl? to furnish the immediate cited to remain on the island until incentive thp announcement is to be Ihe wind finally died down. broad enough to take in the they went to the West Sister light- i whole of popular retonnB> in. rr. ,.ITc Sorgenfrei and Wi 1 L Sorgenfrei re- keeper obtained pork and bedding the initiative refferendtim, re- proceeded to make the best of it They call form of city govern- epent the nights in the boat and in etc dav to catch enough flsh to provide meali. j (Continued on Page 2) greed to receive representatives of the unions ment. tonight to discuss a settle- The White Star line at once grant- ed the demand of the coal porters and agreed tentatuely to the demands of the sailors' union This was done to permit the Olympic, the biggest liner in the world, to start on hi maiden New York today and to prevent the hoodoo which would al- attach to the, ship if its firat vovage was The seamen on British steamers now in Un'ted States poits will not strike m lesponse to the call Wil- liam A. Frazier, secretary of the In- was not suspended. In the .Eighth and XTinth schools t! eip appropriate exeicises and in most up coming down the lakes light The independents say, the ment has really contributed premac> of the trust. By the deep- ening of water ways the construction of big ships by the trust has been. made possible and the independents, owning smal'er boats, claim they ara unable to compete under such circun> stances and are being crushed. The trust now owns 32 per cent of the 104 01 e carneis of tons ca- pacity and over, and 43 per cent off those of 10.000 tons and over. Twelva of the latter tvpe were built on the lakes in 1910 and five of them by Uia trust. May Summon Notables. WASHINGTON, C.. June 14.- Frank B. Kellogg, special counsel of the department of justice'in the ecution of the Standard Oil company, and known as the "trust told the Stanley steel trust investigating committee that he had for years been special counsel of subsidiary compa- nies ot the United States Steel ration in Minnesota and that he hatl no apology to make for it. Chairman Stanlej declared that committee would summon any be he the president of the UnitedT States or J. P. order ta ascertain certain railroads own> ed by the steel trust were able to clare enormous dividends on small capitalization. It is probable former President Roosevelt and Mr Morgan will be asked to appear before tlta committee when it holds sessions ia Xew York. CHOLERA CASE FOUND ON ANOTHER STEAMER NEW YORK, N. Y., June er steamer from Italian ports, the Eu- arrived today with a case board. Like tlie of schools some recognition ot the day was given__________________ At the Soldiers' Home the buildings and grounds were gay with The, first of the senes of band concerts bv i was a steen-e passenger The %S Acklej's band is to be gnen in the jsteenige Passengers have been taken a baTld j to quarantine for observation and ths n fiout of building. The vet- eians, for the most part, are obsen- mg the day. ropa j L'liuleta on uuar which arrived yesterday, the victim cabin passengers are being on board. WASHINGTON, D. C June 14 Flag commpmoiating- the adop- tion of the Start; and Stripes as the teinational Seamen s Union of Amer-; national emblem on June 14 1777 ica, said that the I'nited celebrated in the national capital, LU1V immigration laws and the terms ofitodaj with exercircs under the ans-' ated shipment of the men themselves pre-j pices of the patuotic societie- and! an> stnke beins declared. a lavish displav of tbe national! seamen will have to rake the ships, folois on all public buildings back to home poitb betore can' join the strike CIRPENTER WOOSTER, O.. June G. Carpenter, ihe famous newspaper cor- respondent and traveler, arrived hers today to receive an honorary degree that will be conferred by Wooster trom which he was gradu- Mauretama Sails. NEW YORK, June spite of the world-wide strike of the seamen which was ordered today, the Jlaure- tania was allowed to Mathew delegate to the National Sea- men's union of Great Britain ing the sailors he had not yet received the strike orciei Tt is expected the> walk out w-hen the big liner reache.-- Liverpool. MONSTER PARADE BY GARMENT WORKERS CLEVELAND. June 5000 striking gaunent worker? joint d in a monster paiade heie todav, one of the laigest of its kind ever seen in the citv Stiike leadeis were today notified that New Yoik garment workers will loin tne stnkp, employes of manufactuicrs there havmg walked out todav M-UK IT RE Mrs. Jacob Nobil Sues for For Alienation Of Husband's Affections TRAMP HELD IN JAIL FOR ATTACK ON GIRL HAVANNA, June pumping of the water from the cof- ferdam surrounding the Maine was resumed today. It is expect- ed to lower the water another five feet before night, which will expose a large part of the wreck. The real reason for the war with cause of the explosion which destroyed the battleship soon be known. Every day the weighty hulk is being raised just a little further out of the mud in Havana harbor. The wreck as it appeared when two teet of water had been pumped out is shown, as is the extent of the works necessary to raise the once great ship. story has it that as soon as the wreckage has been laised it will be towed to sea to 'sink. Vermilion Officials Hustled Him to City Late at Night, Fear- 'ng Possible Violence At Hands of Anary People. Charged with an attempted assault Tuesday afternoon on Mary C.roziev, the eleven-j ear-old daughter of C B. Crozier, of Vermilion, John Winne, 60, tramp, giving his residence as Al- banj-, N. Y, is locked up in the coun- ty jail, under a bond, fixed by Mayor iVill'yns of Vermilion. alleged crime occurred along the lake near Vermilion. The authorities there decided to take no chances, as there was some talk of s is me extern, oi me worse necessary 10 cnanoes, aj mere was some lais oi A great cofferdam surrounds the whole. One (lynching the man, and feeling in the village was strong. Marshall Gross brought the prisoner to the county jail about 10 o'clock Tuesday night Dorothy Batkus, aged nine, daugh- ter of Fied Backus, was with Marv- Crozier when the trarifp met them The affidavit sworn to by B. Bi Crozier, father of the girl. The girl's condition was saicj not to be serious. J According to accounts from Veimil- ion, vffarae had been in the village for four days, atrd has been in the habit of visiting this p'art of conn- He wa? engaged and doing othe< odd jobs during his staj in Vermilion, try every spring, in mowing lawns Monis Nobil, merchant, is charged v rh alienation of affe tions in a j damage suit against him filed Mrs Jennie Nobil. of Cleveland, 1'nis daughter-in-law. in the commoa j pleas court Tutsdaj afternoon. I Mrs. Nobil, who w-as manied at Cleveland June 12 of last year, to i Jacob Nobil. ton of Morri? Nobil, claims tl'at the latter circulated false and defamatoiy stories as to her char- acter She also declares that Nobil promised his son Jacob that he would give him rnonev and pro- pert T if he would his -nife and marry another woman, not natsed. A3 a lesult of tnese repi esentations the plantiff bajs her husband trea'ed hf-r so cruelly that she was compelled to leave him Mrs. Nobil claims that there WRS nft just cause toi the inftu-fci on her by the husband, and that, they weie entirelj to the infl'K ii'v of the father She declares tl'at since she separated fiom her husband la Novembei. Morris Nobil has prevent- ed all attempts at recondlmion. According to attorneys Mrs. Nobil Is elrl, her husband is now livinjc Nor- walk The plaintiff is by the law firms of Bernste.n ind Den- stein of Cleveland, and Williuni Steiuernann of this citi. f SPAPFRf   

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