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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 17, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        TJJ0R VACATION. jrou've decided where you'll go, arrange to have the Star- Journal follow you. THE K S TAR J GOOD EVENING. Can't go to King flon? Then read aboot It in The StMKToirrnal. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR Many Think It Useless to At- tempt to Run Candidate for Nomination. LA FOLLETTE ENTERS THE RACE, HOWEVER Friends Claim He Is Already Assured of One Third of Delegates CLAIMS MUCH STRENGTH. WASHINGTON, June atop LaFollette today allowed the announcement to be made he is a candidate for the presi- dency. Friends who made the announcement declare LaFollette is already assured of one third of the delegates of the National Re- publican Convention. LaFollette himself will not issue his formal announcement until a little later but in the meantime his active campaign will be continued. rt WASHINGTON, June lead- ers of the insurgent wing of the repub- lican party are giving serious consid- eration to two proposed lines of con- duct: they will abandon the idea candidate tor the presi- dential nomination in opposition to W. H. Taft they will henceforth devote their efforts to trying to the insurgent, or progressive republican, representation in congress. The Irvel-headed members of the senato'-ial insurgent clan see that nothing can be gained bv chating pres- idential will o' the wisps and they be- lieve that if the insurgent propa- gandists proceed along that line they will accomplish nothing except to bring themselves and their movement into ridicule. They are absolutely SANDUSKY, OHIO, SATURDAY JUNE LAST EDITION NUMBER 214 XJiecast: Thundershowers to- night and Sunday, not much change in temperature. Temperature at 7 a. m., 62 de- grees. Temperature one year ago, 73 de- grees. Sun rises Sunday at a. m., and sets at p. m. (standard 'Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today 15 miles west at Friday. Diegle Affidavit Against Judge Kinkead Has Caused Big Stir ALLEGATIONS DENIED Possibility That Trial Will Be Delayed Monday, Although. Not Long, COLUMBUS, O., June. de- cision is expected' late today or Mon- day which will determine whether or not the legislative bribery trials are HANDSOME NEW STEAMER, HER CAPTAIN AND SPONSOR .o be delai e-d. Supen icing Jud J. C. GuIJriberry 3f Chillicothe now has before him -hree documents, on which it is ex- pected he will be able to decide wie- ner Common Pleas Judge E. B. Kinkead has shown any prejudice agiaanst Rodney J. Diegle or against attorneys for the defense in the first1 Seorge B. Nje alleged bribe solki- ;ation case, who also are of counsel or the sergeamt-at-arms of the sen- te, whose trial on a charge is et for Monday. The first is the Djegle affidavit. Another is the affi- avit of Judge Kinkead, which is an newer to the charges m the Diegle ffidavit. A third is the transcript in. the Nye ase. The Kinkead affidavit and the JOYOUS WELCOME OF NEW STEAMER Magnificent New Excurlsoi Vessel, the Put-in Bay, Arrives in Port. IS FINEST SHIP THAT EVER ENTERED HARBOR Mayor and Others Greet ors From Put-in Bay and Detroit on Board, HARMON IS STRONGER; THIRD TERM POSSIBLE? COLUMBUS, _Juna Judson sented to the democratic national con- Harmon preparing to be a candidate for governor of Ohio for a third term? Close fi iends of the state's chief exe- cutive won't talk about the matter at all, while others note in the action of mention, and should he fail to land the coveted nomination, he will yet have time to go before the democrats of the state, and be nominated for governor a third time. This plan will not be u, i.unit cJttiic, J. inc. wxii iiUL Uc the governor on legislation of the past i discussed by the governor in any shape winter a very fine line for future pur- or form, and his close friends are just poses, should the occasion demand. Of as mute on the subject J. ne iunKeaa affidavit and the euvuiu me otuasion aemana. ui record were taken to Judge! course> he is a candidate for the dem-, Attorney Harry F. I ocratic nomination for president of I f Tl Q TTni f Q4-n nn 4.1, nu_ ._ senting the couit Even-thing is now before ease. us repie- i gave a good reason for so rtnm in the .prejudice af denies but that interest but just w before Judge 'e a to be retired where it can have any mflueuce wv 5UUU to private life. in against Belcher, and Mattern. It is expected that Judge Goldsherry will be here Monday to deride the prejudice charge. That would give him two davs tc consider the charges. At all events, it is not believed there will be substantial delay in the Diegle case, scheduled to begin Monday. The affidavit filed by Diegle against Judge Kmkeiad has aroused some feeling among members of the Frank- lin count) bar and it, independent of the result in the present may result in tightening the lines on affi- davits against judges. In the present case the accepted view is that it was a move by the defense to get another judge whose lulings might be more fa-voiable to tihe defense. That it was a move to secure ac- quittal before trial in the detective- dictagraph case was another view taken. In any event, filing of afft cussed, will be held early in the next uouucs year, and it is an easy matter to set j politics rtpmnnratln efnta .orm-iran-i-inn fnw o the delegates to the national conven- tion cannot be figured. He has not pro- ven partisan in the management. of state institutions, and has played state politics more than he has nationa the democratic state convention for a later date Within the past few weeks he _ --------n-u uunc-ucii.) ALturnev Ma.rTV f iui jjieaiurciil, UL vptnpfl Tnpnciiroe W President Taft has got the West, who with Judge J. M. Sheets the United States, but there is many a' -ne-al and m eLh nomination sewed up in a gunny-sack, and Judge David E. Push, is repie- slip betwixt the and the 4odreason for ,o Some pro-revives, however, absenting the conit in, nomination and no one denies but that stanamig for LaFollette. Accord-ing to a dispatch from Minneapolis, in a letter received today from Senator Miles Poindexter it was given to un- derstand that the Mitnieiota progress- ives will endorse LaFollette against Taft for the presidency Heretofore the Progiessive League has merely supported the picaressive measures but letter indicates bhat LaFolefte as the progi essive candi- date is to be The opposition to President Taft within the republican party has been crumbling for several weeks and at no time more noticeably than during the present week The senatoiiai insur- gent clan, which represents the lead- ership of the insurgent movement in the United -States, has definite and positive word at first hand from Col Theodore Roosevelt to the effect that Col. Roosevelt intends to support Pres- ident Taft for i-piiomination and VP- electioii. Col Roosevelt's reasons for this, as explained bv himself, am two- fold: In the first place, he introduced Mr. Taft as a presidential possibility to the people in 1908 and stood sponsor for him. He feels that under the cir- cumstances, in the absence of any showing that the administration is not honest and efficient, he is morally obligated to support Mr. Taft again. In the second place he knows that if he does not support Taft a large ele- ment of the population of the country will jump to the conclusion that he Congressman Sharp, After Visit Home, Declares for Under- wood Measure. The vetoing of the Hudson good roads bill will not hurt him, accord- mg to reports that reach Columbus but in the determination to keep the tax limit within the one per cent, al- lowed by the Smith bill, he will make more votes than he will lose. It is also rather significent that he has kept out of the bribery cases so far called in court, and while he has done even thins: possible to 'bring the guilty to the bars of justice he has maintained a sphinx-like silence after the arrests were made, taking sides with neither faction. His board of control bill will help in future contests in Ohio, but won't be a very big card to play before the .na- tional gathering. -o to accept thp'renom- ination himself, which is absolutely contrary to the truth Without Roosevelt as an asspt and without money to finance an organiza- tion the insurgent anti-Taft movement finds itself in a hard row of stumps. (Continued on Page Seven.) davits of prejudice against judges for other than what appear to be bona fide grounds probably is at an end Judge Kinkead in his affidavit en- ters general and specific denial of the chargea. and closes with this pertin- ent paragraph- "Affia.nt says that the defendant Deigie, did not attend the trial of tihe Nje case-, and therefore could have had no personal knowledge of any of the occurrences of said trial, and of any of the matters that are contained in his affidavit." He said that he had been assigned criminal cases, was set, that regularly to ti-> the that the Diegle' trial ether criminal cases had been as- signed to other members of the court in the assignment of the work, and that undei the circtimstances, to make [a change at this time would interfere (with the of the courts. The j judge assured the counsel that he had no personal feeling towards them m spite of the fact he had been com- pelled to censure them for their con- duct and to rule against them. Big jFouf Man Denied Embez zlement and Jury Took His Word. CINCINNATI, June S. Oooke, charged with embezzaing 000 from the Big Four railroad in connection with the shortage of former Treasurer Chartes W. War- riner, was today found not guilty. The acquittal of Cook makes it certain that the mystery surrounding the embezzle- menitof Warriner will never be solved. Warriner himself was -convicted on a charge of merely embezzling and- it had been hoped that the trials of Cook and Mrs. Ford would show iwhat became of the big bulk of the money he embezzled but this they failed to do. Ttoe case was not argued before the jury. Cooke gave almost the entire testimony for his side. He denied entirely that he had ever stolen a dollar from the Big Four railroad or eomjuitted any dishonest act in his life. Cooke denied also that be was aware that Charles L. Warriner was Short that the of Frank Oomstock, Warriner's prede- ceaeor as Cincinnati treasurer of the road were not what they should have been, or that there was anj thing ir- regular in the conduct of the corpora- Bon. He startled his hearers by de- claring: "I know that Warriner was not nhort, I can prove it if I get the STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Munsey Building. WASHINGTON, June sentative William G. Sharp of Lorain, who has been in Ohio on a visit for the test few weeks returned to Wash-. inigton and deck red that the Harmon j presidential boom is on a stronger footing than ever before "I have always held that the 'Har- mon boom had never retrograded, but had always held its said Repie- sentative Sharp, "but now it is pro- gressing rapidly. To my mind Gov Harmon's candidacy for -the presi- dency is gaining every day, both in Ohio and in Washington JANUS-FACED! WOW! LOS ANGELES, June v recent article of Col. Roosevelt in the Outlook in which he de- nounced Gen. Otis for his attitude In the McNamara dynamiting case drew forth a red hot retort today from Otis in his Los Angeles Times. In part he said: "If Roosevelt had been a con- temporary of Ananias, Munchau- sen and Mendez Pinto, those spite obstacles of every character. Bo-. lustnous romances would have Scouts, News Boys and Children of been distanced. Josephs' the Republic, over two hundred in colored coat was uniform and number, held a successful parade in sombre compared to the coloring honor of Fteg Day Saturday after- of the Roosevelt political rofae. noon. Given a joyous welcome by about every steam whistle along the water front, while crowds of people gathered on the docks, magnificent new excursion steam- er Put-in Bay, undoubtedly the finest boat that ever entered this harbor, and which is to run reg- ularly between Sandusky, Put-in Bay and Detroit, arrived in San- dusky Saturday afternoon on her maiden trip. Mayor Lehrer and otjher officials were on hand at the Big Four dock to greet the Detroit and Put-in Bay and citizens who came on tha trip. first The lower nicture, taken the day of the launching, shows Captain A T. Fox, master of the vessel, at the left, the sponsor, Master William Heyser of Dayton, and the latter's grandfather, Mr Win, McFalL actively interested Prominen in the new vessel. I included E I S. Dustin. Undaunted by a steady pour of' aged, and gave their yells, and rain, determined to do their part de- ipstobstacles iC-fltSfpMgtLHam marched -with a spirit worthy of a better day. From the moment left Detroit had been a gala trip for the Put-la Bay, despite the threatening weather and early rain. There was a, great demonstration when she arrived at Put-in Bay, where the new flags were presented. Tlv scenes were repeated upon arrival here. There was no formal program foe the gpseting in Sandusky. Officers and members of the Business Men's asso- ciation joined with the city officials n extending the welcome. Automobiles were in waiting to convey the distin- guished Detroit visitors about city, while the Sunyendeand club was .hrown open to them. When just off the Big Four dock, while hundreds eagerly awaited taa approach of the vessel, she went a- ground on the channel bank and waa delayed several minutes in landing, The tug Fairmount aided the new joat in getting off. As she neared :he dock, Ackley's band rendered ections. The official time for the trip was as ollows: Left Detroit, a. nr.; arrived at Put-in Bay, left 'ut-in Bay, arrived can buojr :o6, reached Big Four dock, first vessels to salute the oat were the Bastland and City of he Straits at the Cedar Point doclt. t announced the Put-in Bay vould leave at for the return rip. While the hundreds of Detroit and Put-in Bay people were leaving the steamer here to spend an hour or mora in the city, Sandnskj people wera crowding onto the handsome new boat to -look r-er over." All agreed that she was as near perfect as could bs conceived. Prominent Detroit people on board eluded E A. Dustin, manager; O, S. Dustin, general agent; IWm. McFall. stockholder; Walter Heinzer. John J. Barium, C. D. Camp- bell, Mrs. A. E. Ateheson, Mrs. W. (X Ashlej, Walter B. Mr. Chas Bennett and B. W. Parker, manager of the White Star line. Major W. B. Thompson said in part in his address at Put-in Bay that ha brought greetings from Detroit and! he praised the island as a resort, and! its people. He said: glad they had the finest beat on fresh wateK named aftei the island CapL Fox made a short speech thanking tha ladies for the flags and for bringing flowets aboaid The Put-in Bav is the finest pas- i and little was the remark of PRINCE OF WALES AND PRINCESS MARY, THE OLDEST CHILDREN OF KING GEORGE fabricators that ever tried the a bjslander, as the patience of their friends and in- procession moved along the streets of vited the criticism of their foes the But the boys, though ap- predating the sympathy of the ob- servers, were not in the least discour- t here certainly is the limit. Andrews. Prr-ceded by Scoutmasters Merz, I C Brewer, Lea the natives! I "Ofh ohamo- "My but that's tough luck for the u -f linrtra-rt anH liffT.rt -n-oi, ita u_i by declaring that he will vote for the! Underwood woolen bill. He was! looked upon as a stand-pat democrat in matters affecting the tariff, but as a result of the visit to his district he declared bis intention of voting with the rest of his party. He will speak on the bill and offer several amend- ments to it in a few days. DIVORCE SUIT SEQUEL OF MATRIMONIAL AD, The parade, startin-r at Contra! ParfT a few minutes after one o'clock, was headrd by Dr Charles E. Stroud. Aboard of nearly: la command was Captain A. J. Fox, who few fco manj jears sailed Chirles Steamer Frank E. Kirby on her Marsh, daily trips Sandusky during tna patriotic airs, and "about a _OT1 r   Scouts was sched- Farmer Sought to Wed, a nd Who Later Disappeared, i uw. Tie route Cf th? parade Claude De Witt, tihe parade ended other officeis Bert HinseV of- with thirty of the boy scouts from, fleer, formerly of the steamer" Lakeside, led b} the Rev. and i moo; Julius Holder, first engineer- seventy from the city The scouts were in khaki uniform. The newsies in the paiade wore their badges and kept good step to the' music As the cewspapM offices were] j passed, rousing cheers were given The DB'-ade was disbanded at Hur- j on park, where a bassball game be- Not the least important personages at the coronation will be Edward, the Prince of Wales, and his young sister, the Princess Mary. They are healthy young specimens and will enter heartily upon the gayeties of the festivities they are allowed to participate in. A matrimonial newspaner advertise- ment, inserted by an Iowa farmer, and answered by Mrs. Wightman, the far- mer's subsequent visit to the city on the Westerner to the husband at that time. North en Central to Decatur street, norrti on Dratur to Wash ng- ton. on Washington to coHnn- j Legislators, However, May Find bus north OP to Co! wi-chtman returned home May 19.' 'he says, anrl found neither uife nor supper waitms; for him Instead south on Hanrcek to Market, on Market to auuo'cmicm v IOIL tut LJ S11 DOST I Or nlTTl I nst Pad Aft a ".v-fc-. tot- iMoa t L.H. a tour of investigation, and the mys- a note to the effect that she'had gone ?U T0 "vVatfr: M9t oa terious disanoearance of the woman tn TnlP.lo aim wnnld nnt rptnm to Columtus avenue, south on terious disappearance of the woman in the case, are some of tae unusual to Toledo, and would not return un til fall, if at all. Cc Iambus avenue to Plans Interfered With By Grand Jury. Wightraan that in order to ef- feet a reconciliation with his wife atm on features of the divorce suit, filed by the husband, William X. Wightman iec-i a. le-ouuL-matioii witu uit, wne railroad man. in the common pleas and obtain the custody of a court. A number of other interesting} year-old adopted child, he visited her allegations are also contained in the relatives and friends in Toledo. The document. j latter professed not to have seen Mrs. After an exchange of a few letters, j Wightman, and her husband, in his the Westerner wanted to come on to i petition, states that ter present. Sandusky at once, but Mrs. Wight- j whereabouts are unknown. He also man would not'agree, it is said, but'declares that she has made other i wanted him to send the railroad fare trips to Toledo, on a pretense of vis- to her. He couldn't see this propo- iting friends and relatives, but in sition. i ality, to meet other men. The Iowa man finally came to San- Throwing dishes and furniture af-Special to The Star-Journal: ,JU1, UUIIV llr, UMflt dusky about a month ago. but as far him, slovenly habits, and refusal to! COLUMBUS, O. June R, occasion at the Sandusky reaort will as is known, was unable to see Mrs. cook, are some of the charges made Wightman. According to the divorce by the husband A COLUMBUS, June reunion to Franklin; [of the general assembly j Huron Park, (-nil be held at Cedar Point August 4, 5 and 6. At least those are the days tettfa- dwded- on. Until the Franklin icounty grand jury has coropieted [work and been dismissed- for the date is liatoe to change I Assistant Clerk of the House Har- ry Young, in whose hands prppaia- ticns for the legislative love-feast outmg have been left, is optimistic, however. He believes that grand ljurj has done its worst Urn good. wigntman. According to me divorce oy me nusoana A motner-m-iaw, ac-, petition of the husband, this same cused of nagging, is also injected into pubac engneer in the board was today party called at his house one evening the easp. OAA hlc Ttri f a i n, be made the joyous fw i able to attend by the fact that possibibHy of thoir tn 1 VWOUJLIHIJ vt uuoii uvtvuiiun m m state highway commissioner to succeed j state institution at Dolombus has yariy citucu at ais uue eveuiMg i I.UK otuie kvniiuiissiuutjr to eucceea i Stale insUtUUC and asked to see his wife. "She toldi parties were married June 10, James Wonders by Governor Harmon, i been removed. me in her letters that she was a The husband asks for The appointment comes as a surprise1 Fiftv members of the ow, and had one was the (the- custody of the child, and that his i to many. Marker hadt pushed canal already sent in statement said to have been made by' wife be barred from dower rights. graft investigations. attend. house they M NEWSPAPER!   

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