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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 19, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        TdbArS NEWS TODAY THE HOME PAPER THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, JUNE 19, 1911, LAST EDITION FOUR OF AIR MEN VICTIMS Fatalities Attend Start of Great Aeroplane Race To London SIXTEEN COMPLETE THE INITIAL STAGE Forty-Eight Started. In Great Contest In Which Death Is Early Victor, BULLETIN: PARIS, June Paris Journal, which is promoting the four-nations' aeroplane flight to London, has just received a dis- patch saying that a fourth aviator has been killed near Lumes. The name of the aviator had not been learned up to late tfiis afternoon, nor has the report been verified. LIEGE, Bel., June of the 48 aviators who started from near Paris Sunday in the ill- fated "four-nations" race have ar- rived here, a distance of 212 miles. The second stage of the race will be from here to Utrech, Holland. __ The first seven in were: Vidart, 3 hours 13 minutes; Vedrine, 3 hours 33 minutes; Weymann, 3 hours 55 minutes; Beaumont, 4 Jiours 2 min- utesj Barra, 4 hours 3 "minutes; Du hoiirsTSl minutes, and Garros, i hours 3 minutes. Renaux, the only aviator to carry a passenger, had bad luck. He wa forced to land on account of the wind within 200 yards of the areo drome. He was not hurt, but the pro peller of his machine was splintered All the men. who arrived declaree that the flight from Rheims was the worst in their experience. They were beset with furious eddies, amounting almost to whirlwinds, which forcec them to mount far ahove the clouds and grope their way by compass. Vi- dart was completely exhausted. FAILS TO GET ACTION ON HIS PENSION BILL NUMBER 215 MARRIED TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, CELEBRATE IN WHITE HOUSE TODAY Crowds Already So Great As to Make Streets Almost Impassable. RAINS OF TWO DAYS DAMAGE DECORATIONS Democratic Leaders Mustered Barely Enough Votes To Prevent Pension Action WERE CAUGHT IN A TRAP :ailure Late Saturday To Ad- journ Over Calendar Mon- day Was Embarrassing Deaths and Injuries. PARIS, June .the five avia- tors who were injured yesterday in the Paris-London race in which three of the leading--aviators of France were killed, indications today are that all will recover save Lieut. Gaubert. Be- sides arm and leg fractures he has in- ternal injuries that will likely prove fatal. The three deaths yesterday A BALLOON RECORD. PARIS, June A new altitude record for. dirigible balloons was established today when one of the new army dirigibles reached height of a brought the total list of aeroplane fa- talities up to 64 since Lieut. Self ridge, the first victim, was killed at Fort Meyer, Virginia, in 1908. Twenty-six of the deaths have occurred this year. Almost, a.t the start, there were ac- "cldehts and "the list at the end of the first day totaled three dead, one pro- 'bably fatally injured, four others hurt and some 200 spectators injured in the crush. The dead now number four. 3APT. PRINCETEAU, military avi- ator; motor exploded in mid-air, ben- zine pouring over him and burning him to death. M. LEMARTIN, crashed into tree and motor ci-ushed skull. M. LENDRON, burned to death (Continued On Page Six) FLEEI MI BE TOP SHERWOOD EXPLAINS. TOLEDO, O., June an address to several hundred vet- erans here, Congressman I. R. Sherwood, chairman of the house pensions committee, explained the pension situation and his dollar- a-day bill. He declared his bill stood next about this measure. bill a good qhance of passage at the regular session of next December. He plans other meetings to answer the inquiries STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Bull ding. WASHINGTON, June man Carl C. Anderson, of the Sandus- ky district, again faiil-ed today to se- cure action on his doHar-a-day pension bill, but he forced the leaders to an adjournment of the house "as the only means: of preventing! acttion. The democrats were put on record as op- posed to any pension legislation at this session, although they declare they will take the matter up at the regular session in 'December. Anderson took advantage of the failure of the house to adjourn over calendar Monday to call up his bill which has been on the committee dis- charge calendar for the last two nontha Representative Maecn of A-r- made a point o" no quoiom against the tall, but' it was found that i quorum was present. Representative Jnderwood, of Alabama, moved that the house adjourn, the motion being carried by 130 to 78. Representative Mann, of fflinois, then demanded the ayes and nays, thereby putting the democrats on record. The roll call showed 160 in favor of the adjourn- ment to 155 against it. Great Spectacle of Royalty has Been Commercialized And Stands Hide Beauty By CHAS. P. STEWART, j London Correspondent of the United Press. I LONDON, June is to- day on the eve of the most spectacu- lar event in her history, the crowning on Thursday of King George V. ana Queen Mary. Not that the crowning of this royal pair is of any greater importance than similar events in the past, but that the king and queen, both'with a love for ceremonials, and England and the world at large ap- parently clamorous for such a page- ant, have combined to make the func- tion the most sumptuous of its kind. Two days of torrential rains have worked great havoc with the decora- tions. They, have had no effect on the crowds, however, and London to day is so filled with .people -that- t.h The bill cannot be again called up mtdl the first Monday in July. Repre- sentatives Post and Sharp, of Ohio, voted with Anderson against' adjournment The attempt to bring up the bill was expected. Ever since the opening of he session the democrats, who did not include pension legislation on heir program, have prevented it com- ng up by adjournment over Monday, bus avoiding a direct vote. Saturday afternoon enough votes could not be mustered for such an adjournment the party whips' Drought in members, today to -save the leaders. The republicans supported Andersen in order to embarrass Un- derwood. streets are almost impassfl'ble. Thirty nine foreign envoys arrived today and were given great welcomes by the crowds. These eayoys included 20 princes asnd princesses-, eacih accom- panied b.y large personal suites. Arrangements are today completed After months of planning and execu tion, those in charge of the affair realize, although with nervous appre hension, that all has been done that can be done. So much ado has been made over the coronation that it is only natural that the expectancy of the people should not be unmixed with misgivings. Primarily, the coronation day pageant is intended to impress the king's subjects with the greatnes: of the institution of royalty and to create that enthusiasm for it, which in spite of all the.-royalists'' efforts is so inevitably dying but. With the decline, however, of its political in- luence, it is certain that never in :he history of such displays has any been turned so effectively to com- mercial account as the present one. From all over the world tourists and noney have been pouring into Eng- and. For weeks to come the tour- sts will remain, and the sum which London merchants and landlords will gather in from them is incalculable In their greed the traders have, in act, to some extent over-reached hemselves. The throng of visitors n the city is, to be sure, enormous 3ut there is little doubt that it have been far greater had not so many people, been frightened into re- maining away by advance news of he remorselessness with which they would be bled if they came. The commercialization of the eoro- lation ceremony has had still anoth- r effect. Never a beautiful, though a picturesque city, London has been rendered positively hideous hy the enormous raw which fill Its board streets grandstands and public places and hide its finest buildings. The whole front of Westminster tb- hey, for example, is today concealed WHITE HOUSE GA Y FOR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY DIEGLE'S CASE DP TUESDAY Affidavit of Prejudice Against Kinkead Thrown Out By Presiding Judge LAST OF TECHNICAL POINTS OVERRULED Trial to Be First Test Of Dicta- graph Evidence Of Burns Detectives Judge Reed, After Hearing a from. Mohamed V.. Sultan of Turkey, congratulating him, wishing him hap- piness and the nation prosperity. Nu- merous other messages were also re- ceived today. Aunit Delia Torry, 83, is a special guest of' the family. Miss Helen Taft arrived from Pittsbuirg and will as- sist m rMeivi-ng guests at the big re- ception evening. WASHINGTON, D. C, June 19. Seldom if even- before in its history has the White House Tieen the scene of such a .large and merry gathering as assembled .there today to help the President and Mrs. Taft celebrate eir silver wedding anniversaary. Open house was kept throughout the _ Foreign diplomats, members of tihe judiciaray, senators and' "repre- sentatives and other persons promin- ent in officiail life called to offer their congratulations. But the occasion was made most felldtous by the .pre- sence of a.ll the family relatives from near and far and also a large number of the president's boyhood friends wibo came on from Cincinnati in re- sponse to a special invitation. These relatives and friends were entertained _ _______ at a luncheon at the executive man- went to Cincinnati to stay with' her sion and later in tihe day there was a father. garden party in the White House __ The marriage of William Howard grounds for which several thousand invitations were issued. The govern- ors of several states and the mayors of many of the large through- out the .country were among those present. AM business at the White House for ;be entire w-as pwt aside this noming. The Cincinnati Commercial club in a special train was one of the irst delegations of guests to arrive. They entertained the president at uaoheon this noon at Chevy 'Chase Country club. The rest of the after- noon was devoted by .Mr. and Mrs. Part Of Testimony, Advis- es a "Get-Together" Two white-haired old men. broth- ers, both having passed the eightieh milestone, were the principals in a hotly contested suit in the common pleas court Monday morning. Broth- er did not fight against brother in the civil war with any more vim than was shown in this case. Not content with testifying against each other, the brothers indulged in mutual re- criminations after the morning ses- sion of the trial. dark family at UK, celebration. Charles P. Taft, the president's-eldest -bis family, is in London attending' the coronation of King George. Judge HerroA, -the father of Mrs. Taft, is in feeble health and coulid not undertake the journey from Cincinnati to Wash- ington. Mrs. Thomas K. Laughlin, Mrs. Taft's sister, is in mourning, so to the. receiving! of friends1 as Taft and Miss L. Herron was celebrat- ed in Cincinnati June 19, 1886. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Moses A. Hoge of Zanesvlll'e, o., an old friend of the Herron family. Mr. Taft had recently graduated from. Yale and was employed as a reporter on a Cincinnati, newspaper and at the same time studying law. Miss Her- ron had lately finished her education at Cincilneati university and was en- gaged in teaching in a private school. The bridegroom was In his twenty- -.------years old. and from Elkhart, Ind.; and the defendant, A. J. Barney, is eighty-one, and his residence is Milan. The trouble betwen the hrothers a- rose three years ago, according to the testimony. George Barney that he gave his brother two notes for each, and his daughters, Belle B. Barnes and Blanche B. French, a deed to Elkhart property, in consider ation of the payment of to him by his brother, A. J. Barney. When the time for payment of the came, the Milan brother did not "come it is alleged. On request, however, his daughters re- conveyed the property back to the Elkhart representative of the family. George brought the suit to enjoin A. J. from selling or in any other way disposing of the notes for j each. He also wants them cancelled. A. J. Barney says he is willing to give up the notes if he is given Special to The Star-Journal: COLUMBUS, June ing Judge Kinkead in every par- ticular, Judge Goldsberry, presid- ing over the common pleas judi- cial district, this morning threw out the affidavit of prejudice filed by attorneys for Ridney J. Diegle, who asked that another judge be assigned to -hear the case of Diegle, sergeant-at-arms of the senate, accused of soiiicting a brige from F. S. Harrison, a Burns detective. The trial had been set for Mondat morning but because of the obstruction the affidavit might have offered, no witnesses were summoned and the case will open Tuesday morning instead.- This is the first of the legislative bri- bery cases in which the far-famed dic- tagraph will play a part and so there i sgreat interest ia it. The decision of Judge Goldsberry was a victory for the state, in a way. Judge Kinkead had denied any preju- dice, but the legislators and others in- dicted apparently feared him. Now that technical objections to the indict- ments have been knocked out the men cannot escape rtial. ninth year, while the bride had just I surance that his daughters luontinued on Page Two) n.-ouis Strang, an automobile driver suffered a dislocated shoulder and ankle while racing here ,when a tire exploded sending his machine into a fence passed her twenty-fifth birthday an- niversary. It is an interesting coin- tad been previously arranged. The I that exactly twenty-two years principal functions in connection with after the the day of his marriage Mr. the celebration, will take place this Taft was nominated for president of evening. The president received a cablegram from the czarr of Russia congratulat- ing him on his silver wedding and expressing the pleasure the visit of the American squadron, which left yesterday, given him. w.as also received hjy the A cable president the United States. DIAZ IS NOT WANTED IN SPAIN JUST NOW LONDON BRIDGE AS IT APPEARS WITH ITS DECOKATIONS.FOR THE CORONATION Crews of Two More Morgan Coast Liners Out On Strike NEW YORK, June crews of two more of J. P. Morgan's South- ern Pacific lines, the 'Creole and the Sol, struck today when the vessels reached .port. They declared that within a week- the entire Southern. Pacific fleet would tie tied up by the POKER GAMES IN THE CENSUS BUREAU; BING! WASHINGTON, June the result of poker games held almost nightly at the census bureau with census clerks as the chief participants and because hand books and baseball games and horse races did1 a flourish- ing business there in the day time, Secretary of Commerce Nagef today fired Chief Electrician James Duke and suspended half a dozen other em- ploiyes. PREDICTS LIQUOR CAMPAIGN AKRON, 0., June expect to 'Cleve- land before Christmas and when it comes it will be the liveliest thing of men who are demanding better pay and better working conditions. Un- ion officials .declare that coast wise sailors will soon be out. Officers of the Morgan line state will have strike breakers ready to man their ships tonisrht. After a delay of thirty hours, a wet and dry camPaiSn which a tug containing striking sea- men was driven away by police boats and streams of sailed with thirl eshoffe, some of whom, escaped toy climbing down ropes into a launch manned by strikers while the ship's officers were battling with other strikers. Twenty passengers who were im- patient and angry at the long wait were put ashore and will make the journey to their homes in Texas by railroad, Sure of Wage Increase. LONDON, June is practtcally certain today that the striking -sea- men wild win the principal contention in their demands, namely, an increase In wages. Ship owners today are rapidly accepting the compromise of an increase of ten shillings a month place of originally has ever happened any- where." declared Rev. A. S. Gregg, Clereland superintendent of the Amer- ican Civic Reform union during the course of an address at the First Methodist church. 41 PACKERS LOSE AGAIN. _ i CHICAGO, June last effort of the ten indicted million- aire packers to escape trial be- cause of the recent decision of supreme court that operations irr restraint of trade must be of an N "unreasonable" nature, met with failure today. Judge Carpe'n- ter overruled their request or a rehearing on their demurrer and 3 the ten packes must now stand trial. _ MADRID, June was learned today that the government has inti- mated to former President Diaz, of Mexico, that it does not wish him to establish a residence m Spain until after the popular feeling against him has abated. This accounts for his de- termination to go to Switzerland for the present. Diaz, en route to -Havre and Psris, said it was possible he would return to Spain in a few months. He said he abandoned power in Mexico to pre- any as will be taken care of by George in his .will.. Attorney E. S. Stephens represented the plaintiff in the case, and Attorney Andrews, of Norwalk, the defendant. After hearing part of the testimony, Judge Reed advised the brothers to get together and settle their -differ- ences. No agreement had been reach- ed up to Monday afternoon. En Route To Camp Perry, He Walked or Fell off Training Ship In Sleep TOLEDO, 0., June B. Long-necker of this city met Ms death hy accidental drowning off naval reserve training ship Essex in Lake Brie Sunday. Longnecker with companies A. and C-, Ohio National Guard, left Toledo late Saturday for. Camp Perry where they were to sp in- to camp for sixteen hours. The Essex arrived ..off Preens island at 11 Three hours later the lookout cried, "man overooard" Boats were lowered, hut no trace of the missing man was found. A. missing, it is believed Longneeker walked off the ship. in his steepi, or: tripped and fell overboard. Walter Ladd and a crew from Put- in Bay assisted in the search for Cha body without avail. TTie STarotehead life-saving crew was also .called. Longnecker was a son of J. M. Longnecker. of Delta, 0., and was a Cornell and Columbia Law scihool man. He leaves a wife and six-year- old son. vent much bloodshed wiien h-e becameita'n pass- WAYNESVILLE. N. C., June Four convicts were killed, twenty mor- tally injured, and seventeen guards and convicts more or less seriously hurt by the collapse of the bull pen in whirh they were housed in a raoun- convinced nothing but war lasting at least a year would put down the" re- bellion. THE WEATHER and Forecast: Fair tonight Tuesday, warmer Tuesday. Temperature at 7 a. m.. 69 de- grees. Temperature one year ago, 70 degrees. Sun rises Tuesday a: a. m. and sets at p. m. (standard Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, ti miles northeast, at Sunday afternoon. ANNAPOLIS, Md., June four of their number wero suspended i by the faculty for giving a dose of j bed slats to some freshmen, the entire i i sophomore class of St. John's college i in this city is contemplating leaving! i the institution in a body. I Sugar Trust Witness Tells Of Millions Of Dividends On Watered Stock AKRON. 0.. June Con-j gregationai churches, voting on the proposition to bring Sunday, the baseball evangelist, to Akron for'a re-: vival, are decidedly opposed to the "hiov.? inaugurated by members of the Akron Ministerial association. WASHINGTON. D. C., June The congressional committee probing the sugar trust was today told by James Post how was cre- ated out of thin air. and 52.500.000 ia dividends paid on it. He stated that when he organized the National. Su- YOfXGSTOWN. 0.. June pitted the livery stable of Ferrin Waller. Twenty-two horses were taken from the building by the barn hands. AUTOS AND FLAGS WANTED FOR CHILDREN'S OUTING WEDNESDAY; BIG DAY FOR "KIDDIES" LONDON BIUBGE London Bridge is here shown in coronation dress. The decorations are simple but effective. The leftmost of the two tall buildings seen in the picture is the rnoiAnnent erected to commemorate" the great fire of Londonjeveral centuries aso. With mere than forty rars already renting various charitable organiza- pledged and indications that many ticns. on Tuesday moraine. This corn- others will be the success j mittee consists of Mrs. Frank Irwin, of the Children's under the j Mrs. G. P. Maxwell. Mrs. Fannie Ev- auspicee of the Automobile club, j erett. Mrs. Sophia Trost, Mrs. Joseph Wednesday afternoon, now seams as- j F. Wagner and Mrs. Louis Beverick. sured. officials are anxious to! The tickets will be good, not only for have more ears in line and all who j the auto rida but "for admission to will turn out are asked to notify Dr. j the Royal theater any day this week. u _ Muehlbauser has donated C. A. Schdmansky by 9 a. m. Tuesday. It is necessary to know just how many .cars will be available before Geor.se four dozen flags to be given to the children but many more are wanted the tickets are out. It is hoped ?o that all can be supplied. The autos that at least 300 children can be at- i are tc assemble at Cable Park at 1 p. commodSled. m., Wednesday, where the children The distribution of tickets will he j will be loaded up and driven to Rye made by a committee of ladies repre-'' Beacih .and return. gar Refining Co. for the- Havemeyers, j in preferred stock was la- i sued for buying up subsidiary con- j cerns. As soorr as the trust was j completed, however. of j common stock was issued merely as i a promoter's profit and for which j there was not the slightest real valuo in property or business assets. Later dividends were paid on thi3 j stock. Post admitted that in 1903 there had been a ten per cent dividend de- clared on this watered stock and in. 1904 a 15 per cent dividend. The en- tire amount of these dividends, a to- tal of Post said was paid to him and he then sent the amount to Henry Havemeyer who held the worth of water ed stock. As the result of the failure of Presl- dent Smith of the Mormon church to respond to the telegraphic requests that he appear before problag committee, Cfitirman Hardwick of commitee, today gave to a United States marshal Skit City serve the Mormon" official subpoena. y, 'v .lN.EWSPA.PERr SlEWS.PAPE.Rr   

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