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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 20, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio 'SANDUSKY TODAY WELCOMES THE ODD FELLOWS OF OHIO TO THE BEST CONVENTION CITY IN THE STATE. SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FOBTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY JUNE 20, 1911, FIVE TO TESTIFY IN CASE Sanduskians .Called As Wit- nesses For Defense In Die- gle Bribery Trial PROSECUTOR WANTS JURY UNDER GUARD Objects To Separation of Men Until Trial Is Will Take Time LAST EDITION NUMBER 216 LAST STEAMER LEAVING NEW YORK BEfORk. CORONATION CROWDED WITH AMERICANS COLUMBUS, June At the beginning o the trial of Col. R. J. Diegle, of Sandusky, sergeant- of the senate, on charges of bribery, Prosecutor Turner an- nounced that he would ask that the jury be keot from separating until tfie trial is comgleted. In the Nye trial the jurors were al- lowed to go home at the close of each day's session. Turner now wants the jury locked up and under guard all the time, Considerable tume will be required to secure a ______ ,_ According to estimates of the six 1 eading steamship companies running and it is piacticalh between New York and England, persons went to London from this _ _____ ______ _____ certain tin at no tertimonj will be I slde to attend the coronation The photograph 'the taken before Wednesday "01 Thurs- day The indictment cbaig-es that aided in the solicitation, by Senator L R Andiews, of a bnbe from Burns detectives Diegle appealed with his lawjers Huffman, Oorni of ancLJBelchei and Connor cf Cotrrmbus The state was represent- ed bj Attoiney General Hogan, Pro- secutor Tuiner, and Assistant Attoi- nej -General McGhee Quite a delan ex-peiienced aftei Judge Km head had opened couit because it was discovered that when Mi Diegle en- tered his demurrers to the indict- ment against him, he had wrthdiawn his plea cf not guilty, and hence it as neiressary for him to plead over again It was also discovered that the prosecutoi's office had negle-ted to put on the court journal the entry showing that the court had overruled the motions to quash and the demur- rers in the Huffman and Diegle case This also consumed consideiaWe to be given to the isthei tedious aad unlnteiestmg woik of securing a panel of jurois who heard -noth- ing about the state house briber} case The juiots will be taken fiom the legulai panel drawn for the com- mon pleas cou it foi the April term which was supplemented last, week, an additional panel of some fifteen names It is not expect- ed that the Diegle case will take the time that the Nje did, the latter case having lasted about tea days Abattle is ted when the state to mtioduce the evi- dcrce rt A. S Hanison, and Eeny, the Burns detectues, who are alleged to Iraxe trapped the senate It is understood leviathans leaving New York for the other side with a coronation crowd sea Harvester King, First Witness, Tells of Request for For Fund THE WEATHER Fair tonight and slightly cooler to- Forecast: Wednesday, night Temperature at 7 a de- grees Temperature one year ago to- degrees Sun rises Wednesday at 3 59 a. m. and sets at 7 06 p. m (Stand- ard Time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon 11 miles west at 11 25 Monday night Only Envoy Present Without a Title, He Travels In Pomp And Style. GEORGE WARMS UP TO MM Invites John Hays To Return for Another Conversation, 'Pon Our Word, ODD FELLOWS OPEN GRAND LODGE MEETING; MANY HERE ODD FELLOWS' GRAND MASTER IS DEFENDED LONDON, June 65.000 sol- diers who are to take part in the coronation ceremonies arrived todaj with their blaring bands and gjanng uniforms. They will camp m the park Senator Huffman, Grand Master, Presides and Members Give Evidence of Standing By Him Loyally. Over 200 Delegates Present For Opening And Make Fine Ap- peatance In The Is To Continue Four Days, would not be coai- testimony and may attempt to have the case thrown out upon the grounds that no actual bribery intended the detectives Up to noon onH four jurois liad been accepted and indications that the (pleted befoie The list of witnesses called b> the Hefense occasioned some sui prises, One of these being Professor D R Major of the Ohio SratP "nho was foreman of the giand jurj Sv-hich indicted Diegle, and also Charles J Pretrman, was attor- ney for the Bums detectives who caused Diegle's anest NEVER MIND THE TRUSTS WASHINGTON, June Stanley congressional steel probe came to a sudden end today for the time being at least, when an- nouncement was made that a bouncing baby boy had been born to Chairman Stanley. He at once adjourned the committee declar- ing fie didn't give a whoop for all the trusts in the world just The others subpoenaed bi the de- fense are Senator John Stocks ell of Cleveland, George C Beis of Sandus- ky, William L Allendorf, Wilum Dehnel and W R Buiaett of Sandws- fej, Sinke Tohannsen and George Gas- rqydne of Put-in Baj, lames A Nor- ton of Tiffin, CalPb Moms, Grant Mouser, D R and Judge W. E SohofieW all ol Marion lames Newton of Newark, Joseph Dowling of Webster P Huntingtcn C C. Philbnek, Fied Allen (Continued On Page Six) WASHINGTON, June sec- ond investigation into the election of Senator William Lonmer, of Illinois, was begun today when Cyrus McCor- mick, president of the International Harvester Co was called to the stand as the first witness He is expected, to verify the statement that Million- aire Hmes, of Chicago, called on him for a contribution to the Lorj- mer fund McCormick testified that Clarence Funk, general manager of the Har- ester trust, had come to him and told him that Hines had asked a 000 contribution to help elect Lori- mer McCormick_added that the re- quest was refused both by Mr. Funk and himself fie Havemeyer Fortune. WASHINGTON, June 20 Befefe- Coronation Naval Review How- ever, Will Be Seriously Interfered With LONDON, June strike of the seaman was considered practi- cally won today when toe Cunard until aftei the coronation festivities John Hays Hammond, the Ameri- can envoy to the coronation, attend- ed the dinner given last" night by the king and queen to the suecial en- voys He the only peison pres ent who did not have a title Ham- mond was not accompanied by his wife but took Princess Alexander of Teck out to dinner He was also hon ored b> a lengthy conversation with King George and a request for an Harmon, Wilson and Clark May Be Speakers Here- Waiting On Courts STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Dispatch Building COLUMBUS. June date ol the annual legislate e banquet at Ce- -----ZS uuu 1CUU.COL (til J -pi i j other conversation in the near future i rai 2 depends gieatly upon the Envoy Hammond, accompanied by Mis T Hammond and staJt, made his official entry into London in the afternoon. His car was given the place of honor m the center of the train, so that its occupants alighted immediately oppo- royal entrance of the the congressional committee that is probing the sugar trust, Morns Have meyer, son of the late Henry 0 Have mejer, creator of the trust, reluctant- ly admitted that his father left an estate of about Of this about consisted of sugar trust holdings and the rest of real estate and railroad stock He de clared his father organized the trust merely to several large sugar re- fineries that at that time were about to fail NEW YORK, Tune K Hackett, tne aetoi, was in bankruptcy in United States dis- trict court heie He gave his liabil- ities as and his assets as STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU Munsej Building, WASHINGTON. June 20 Cam- paign publicity of the most sweeping character seems to be assured The old dark lantern methods bj which the fat was fried out of cor- fried, because the corporation was sure it would get a liberal quid pro quo in the shape of to be jelegated to oblivion The- old when a can- didate for the house or senate prom- ised jobs and other rewards right and left in return for gone, probably never to return, and with the passing of these aralhaic abuses a period is about to be put to the more flagrant and disgraceful scandals that have attended the elec- tion of -numerous United States sena- tors in times past Strange to sav, the legislation that is going to open the for these reforms Worn the senate com- mittee on privileges and elections Of all imaginable sources from which such promising leforms maght spring senate committee and elections is on privileges last one that would have been thought of a >ear At that time very identical committee was engaged In applj'ng R coat of whitewash to Senator Lori- toer 80 thick that it could almost be c.ut with a knife. It is true that the committee has changed somewhat in ffrsonne! since then, but nine of Its present naembeis were members cf the English lines, settled with the strikers A wage increase was grant- ed but just how much was net made public. The other big lines are ex- pected to settle at once Later in the day the White Star, Allen aM Leyland lines aH settled" witih the' Strikers Indications today are that the cor- onation naval review at Spithead-on June 24, one of the big features of the coronation, will be badlj crippled as a result of the strike m spite of the settlements already effected Several of the largest steamship companies that carnv spectators to the naval review ware today com- pelled to cancel all sailings for that day as a result of the strike. New York Active. NEW YORK, June re- serves were early today massed all along the river front m anticipation of rioting as the result of the strike of the seamen, cooks, marine firemen and stewards The Morgan officials are today considering the demands of the men and should an unfavorable reply be gnen serious outbreaks are expected. Ingest of where the Duke of waited them With the duke were criminal court here ad- courts adjourn in time, and the grand jurj of Franklin coun- ty is finally discharged, this annual feat of oiatorj and good things to eat will be held1 the mfddle of August, but if the couits and giand jurj are still m it will be hard to tell when the banquet will be held but certain and the speakers oth. se- are With an attendance of over 2W delegates and several hundred visitors, with the best of feeling and hope for the future of the order, and favor- able weather conditions, the Grand Lodge of Ohio, Indenendent Order of Odd Fellows, began its four state convention a' the temple on Washington street Tuesday morning In the afternoon the visitors, in- cluding the I'mfoimed rack and children from the Springfield marched in paiade Tiiat attempt to force lesignation or remova' of State Senator Isaac E Huffman, grand master of the state lodge would be defeated if made, was apparent from the talk of the delegates at the headquarters, the Sloane House, before the mornmg session It look- ed as if the West Cairo lodge, which demanded Huffman's resignation last month, would find but little if any support Frank Goodnch, of Troy, grand j maiden, voiced the general sentiment: I "Huffman is presumed to be innocent j until proven he declared be- fore the morning session 'This tal that is going around, that he will b removed, is outrageous and ridiculous The mere fact that Huffman has bee indicted for bribery at Columbus not against he concluded Other leading members of the lodg scouted the idea that Huffman's v> tion m the lodge would be affected One of the officials intimated th.i some "fanatic" might start a littl trouble on the subject, but if so h would be promptly squelched. Grand Master Hmffman over the morning session of the con In his response to the ad diess of welcome made by Pas Grand George F. Esehenroeder, o Milan, in behalf of the local Od York and Washington. ican embassy, with their wives, John L Griffiths, the American consul gen eral, and members of the British staff were at the station to meet Mr Ham- mond's party aftei their introduction to the Duke of Connaught, who wel- comed them most cordiallv, and in turn, presented them to the Danish Crown Prince .and Prince Alexander of Teck. The Hammond party then drove in a royal carriage to Stratton House The special train brought to Lon- don a number of representatives of the continental powers and also t papal legate Throughout the daj special after special rolled into the different London raJlwaj terrvn.ils bringing in princes, special ambas- sadors and their suites from all al other presidential prospects aie pected to be piesent Champ Clark has signified his intention of be- ing present if the reunion is held in and he can get away fiom the national capitol points of the globe Twenty new baronet" anJ forty knights have been cieatecl b> King George Colonial ers are among those honored Di Osier, formerly of Baltimore, is made a bar onet. city, was honored by bemg chosen grand conductor at the morning business session of the grand lodge, following Ijhe opening meet- mg. He succeeds Dr. W. A. Barr, of Columbus, who resigned. TOKIO, Japan, June dreds of lives were lost today in a typhoon which devastated the entire coast of Japan. Hundreds of fishing boats were sunk while reports from one province alone stated that 290 coral boats went down and 123 fish- ermen were drowned. THE CALL OF THE WILD so far behind The Dayton boomers were hustlers, and distrib- uted broadcast a nifty pamphlet ad- leitising the city, which even the Hamilton partisans admitted beat their pamphlet by several miles Dait ton men have not yet given up hope It was the general opinion that Springfield was out of tihe running Officers of the grand lodge declared Tuesday morning that there was no opposition to the re-electron E. W Kite, of Urbana, as grand lodge trustee This is the only office to be filled at this session Kite has had a five-year-term, and is a candidate -for re-election the committee then and all nine helped to wield the whitewash brush proof of the wonderful change of heart that has come to them it is only necessary to saj that the com- mittee by the unanimous vote cf all presieiit decided to report favorably to the senate the bill which, among its other features, wouW make it al- most impossible for special interests to purchase a seat m the United States senate without detection. Insurgency is largeh responsible for putting real publicity legislation on the road to passage and when it >s written on the statute books in- surgency will have won one of its most splendid victories Tracing the influences that are bringing about this "consummation devoutly to be wished-" the historian must go back to the last session of congress when Senator had the courage and acute conception of duty to bring in a loae minoritv report from the committee on privileges and elections in which he insisted that Lorimer's electicn was a scandal and that the blonde boss" ought to be excluded from the senate Beveridige's more was not on the program and was a dtetanct shock to senators wiho yield obdsanoe to the special inter- ests They had expected, aftet t2ie packed sub-ceromittee had reported n favor of Lorinwr, that full would adopt its report, as (Continued on Pags Seven.) of the members of the grand lodge wete on hand Monday night for informal discussions and the re- newal of acquaintances Some brought their wives with them, and there was quite a feminine sprinkling at the temple Tuesdaj morning just before the morning exercises The hall, prettify decorated n ith rib- bon sti earners, was filled when the meeting was called to order at 9 o'clock by Past Giand. William 0-hle- macher. of this who is also chairman of the local committee in' charge of the arrangements Aftei the singing of the opening ode Past Chap-lam W H Hameb, in his invocation, that the woik of the organization might of great benefit to the members and the world at large In extending his welcome to the usiting Odd Fellow1; Past Grand Ohlemaeher reminded them that tin was the fourth time had hon ored the citj with their presfnte He said that it was a great pleasure to have the brothers again in the dt> and wished them thing stood A solo, The Rosar} Miss nice Dann. was so appieciated b> the members tLat she was encored Declines To Include Camp St. In Ten-Per-Cent-Off Plan COUNCIL WILL CONSIDER City Representatives Do Not Call Off Negotiations But Are Hopeful Absolutely refusing to consent to the inclusion of the Camp street crossing in the five-year, agree- ment by which the Lake Shore railroad should pay an added ten per cent of the cost of the elimi- nation of grades, the corporation put a temporary crimp at least in the negotiations with the city a- long this line. Council Monday night declined to back dawn on its side of the question, although not breaking off negotiations. On the face of affairs, no progress was made towards an agreement be- tween the city and the railroad at Monday night's meeting. The evident desire to get togenter on some basis, however, leaves hope for the future, it believed. "As far as we are concerned it's up to the council now. We have agreed .o the elimination of grade crossings at and Columbus avenues and he payment of an additional ten per ears of age. The other three gave their as lo jears Thej aie charged bars- a small opening and stole about two} !ar-v larceny Two of the Cleve- dozen bottles of champagne and atdmltted, had Ju Juice W.th them, so u is a'.eged court records m Cleveland. Leslie Tobm of I attemxm the lo and developed that had come to dusky to Tobm Tobm is fw- plojed at the uine cel'-ars and in the evening he toos them over "to show them where he worked. The youthful burglars partook of bottles of the wet stuff after they had reached a place of conceal- ment and, according to the ston thev told the police Tuesday morning, thej went to sleep in the yard in the rear aij v ieked tf of the Sandusky Gas Electric which ca.ried panvs plant Aided by Bacchus, they whiie at the ptant The boys slept soundly in the open In the morning when the> awoke, thej pick- ed up the remaining bottles and started for the West End. The po- lice hating been notified of the burg- lary were on the look-out and the five were arrested near the Stang brewery The stolen wine was taker along with iche boys to the sta tier, house. thej onlj wanted to diiak ttttte grape juice. Lenrer tta crowd, after giving them a tex- ture One of the lads was greatly frightened over the spending some in these "aie so munj buss' it Tie visaing ouths j, Ihuny back to Cleveland of jail where us he put fi. SPAPFRf "SPAPERJ
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