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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 27, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        TO THE SCHOOL TEACHERS OF OHIO, CONVENING HERE IN ANNUAL SESSION, SANDUSKY TODAY EXTENDS A CORDIAL AND SINCERE WELCOME. THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 222 'rominent New York Banker laid To Be Chief Offender In The Plot 'REMATURE EXPOSURE MAY UPSET THE CASE Two Other Men Who Brought Jewels Through Helen Dwel- le Jenkins to be Held, NEW YORK, June seizure of over a half million dol- lars' worth of jewelry in connec- tion with the Mrs. Helen Dwells Jenkins smuggling case, is mo- mentarily expected, according to District Attorney Wise today. Wise declared today that the evi- dence already secured in the case shows a gigantic plot that extends into several states. According to Richard Parr, the smuggling was made possible by the connivance of a New York banker of great wealth who succeeded in bringing in, free of duty, goods of enormous value. The treasury department does not vsn atempt to guess how much smuggling operations have cost the] government, but it was learned from a reliable source that the frauds will reach into the millions. I powerful was this irnn_ that, priori o The Loeh administration, he was' able to name the officers who were to trunks which contained the smuggled goods Granting that the government's losses urn into the mil- ions, it requires but a rudimentary mowledge of arithmetic to determine hat the goods brought in reached in value tens of millions. The lewels smuggled in for Mis 'enkins were mei ely a few drops "In ,he said Mr Parr "The eal people back of the whole affaii re not the men who sur ceded in ;ettir.g these gems into the 'ree of duty, bat the man v, no .bowed them how to do it We have been on his trail foi over a year and hope to land him in prison. "Because of -the premature expos-, tire cf the Jenkins smuggling plot, i due to bungling on the part ot a pn- j vate detective agency, it is doubtful whethei the government will now be able to gather enough pvidrnce to bring about the indictment of the banker m question. The fedeial grand jury will be as-ked to indict Nathan Allen, multimillionane leath- er manufacturer of Kcnosha, Wis., and John R Colins wealthy coal operator of Nashville, Tenn on the charge of smuggling Mr? Jenkins' gems, but it is fraied that the leal julprit may escape No sione will be left unturned, however, and evi- dence may he developed by the ?rand jury investigation whnh will lead to he arrest ot the man most ed" Information obtained points to the- jfact that not only is this banker Wanted, but that the- authorities he pleased to in- terrogate his wife Toasting by the is said to lerl to pi oof >that she not only knew cf her hus- band's successful effoits to swindle tho goYc'rniacnt, but that she took HEAT AFFECTS LORIMER TOO. INVESTIGATING DECISION JUSTIFIED PINCHOTS BIG FIGffl SEATTLE, Wash., June a jpsrt in certain operations When it was-alleged that a .ecklace, bought abroad by Mr. Allen 'or Mrs. Jenkins, had been taken bv fc Allen to the banking house of J. IB. Bache Co, 42 Broadway, after it ,ad been smuggled, an effort was ijnade to find Jules S Bache. head of jthe firm to ascertain whether this true. It was said that Mr. Bache Is abroad and that the only person.-? authorized to speak for the firm arc its attorneys, AVellman Wellman, of 2) Broad street. Henry Wollman of the firm said Mr. Alien had an ac- count with Bache Co., but that ho icould not discuss the matter of the further than to say it is now Tiffany Co, London. For the first time binee Uie his been i statement given out here, former Secretary Ballmger said 1907. when I was com- missions ot the general land of- flee, these claims have been stand- ing on mv older of As secretaiy of the interior, I took no action lespectiiiK these claims, as were under the control of Commissioner Dennett. As to the present decision, I am of the firm belief thnt tnere is no evidence that f court of justice would hold sufficient to warrant the d'-nn'l of the patents. In other wouls the derision of the commis- sioner is political and not judi- cial" NEW YORK June 27 cancel- lation of the Ounnirgham claims is Bunder the lash of her critics, Mrs Hel- i proo( given bv the administration itself, Dwell? Jenkins struck back at ithem. She told frankb and unresen- the remarkable storv of her for the man who traveled [through Europe with her her hus- jband under the name of J W Jenkins jwho she says is none other than (Contmued On Page 6 that the fight made agiinst it to pre- vent coal monopoly in Alaska, was not only successful, but necessary and 1 u iicton insuii s the can- cellation of multitudes of fraudulent claims in Alaska This was the statement of former Forester Pinchot to the United Press when told of the cancellation of the Cunningham claims. "It should result in saving the most valuable coal fields still in govern- ment ownership for the use of the peo- I Pinchot continued. "If the fight j had not been made, the Cunningham claims would have been patented long ago and b> this time the coal monop- oly of Alaska would have been an as- sured fact The vigorous attempts made during the investigation by FUG 50 S Wear Cleveland Fruit Grower !s Fataliy Shot By the Flee- ing Black INSURGENl TEACHERS GAIN GREAT VICTORY Overthrow "House of Presidents" of Association And Will Name Own Officers Williams fifilivers Inaugural A ddress in Home City The spirit of insurgency pievalent the- country over swept the fust session of the Ohio Teachers' here Tuesday and as a lesult a time-honored institution, the so-called ot Presidents'" was over- thrown and the accredited look uoon the e'.cc'ion of their off'cets Tho elPitlou was scheduled for late Tuesday afteinoon. The new development eomp'eteh upset all calculations and no one roald lorecdbt the result although Supeimtendent Vance, of Delawa e, who was generallv spoken ot as the uext president waa a leading candidate. A custom that said to have vai'ed for foity jean, was tKit the past of the association should c'tuiM'tiHe a nominating uvn- nmue to off i KM-, foi the socnuion. l! almost alvvavs happened that, the weie ratified so that, m lealny tin past pie.-idcms named succeeding offiiors and thu.-, dominated the cncy has been develop PS lor several veais and it bioke with full force Tuesday, morning Motion To Instruct Verdict Of Acquittal Submitted To Judge Kinkead FINE POINTS OF LAW RAISED BY ATTORNEYS CLEVELAND, 0, June An un- known negro was today shot and kill- _____ __, by a posse of Lyndale farmers aft- in- 1 f he hdd shot and fatally wounded President Williams In Opening Address Declaring that intellectual ideals de- rived from courses of study and hu- man action, can be transferred and made of much value, Superintendent H. B. "Williams, of this delivered an interesting and comprehensive in- terior to show that the claims were valid, leaves little doubt that they would have been patented had the ad- ministration been allowed to proceed. "The fight, however, is not yet fullv "won. It is still possible that the se- cret order of last October by which President Taft opened the harbor front of Controller bay, the natural outlet for the coal, to acquisition by the John Decker, a fruit grower, of L-sn- Decker was shot down when he ordered the negio out of his fruit orchard. A posse of farmers at once (Continued On Page 6.) THE WEATHER Forecast: Showers this after- started in pursuit, the negro opening a1 noon or tonight followed by fair running fire. Over fifty shots were i 4 Wednesday, cooler, exchanged before the nearo was kill- s ed. CANTON, 0 June 27 the special interests may nesult in a coal i county jail too hot, and declaring he monopoly, through monopoly of trans-1 would not be able to live th-re until i portatinn fall, when he was expected to be tried, "Now that the claims are- cancelled of "Uassillon, in common i the one imperative need for Alaska pleas court, pleaded guilty to burglary is an honest coal land law, opening larceny, hut at the same time de- the coal to immediate development un- dared his innocence. der lease the eminent The_________________________________ of such a U Temperature at 7 a. de- grees. Tempeiature one year ago to- degrees Sun rises Wednesday at 4-01 a. m and sets at 7 07 p m (Stand- ard Time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours endinc: at noon today IS miles northwest at 11-30 Tuesday noon. inent Citizens Answers Fin- al Summons THIS CITY Became President of Bank and Of Railroad And Helped Upbuild One of Sandusky's Most Prom- Miss Maig-xiet SuthO'-land. of Columbus, said she has btep a mem- ber of the association tor jeais. and in all that nine had never had a voice in the selection of its. ___ Superintendent Voorhees baid the DHDRI custom of having the officers DunlM selected was an insult to the ___ intelligent teachers of Ohio. The motion providing for the change by which the oflueis should be regularly nominated m convention and voted for bv. the accredited mem- bers, was offered by Superintendent Over, of Cincinnati, and it prevailed bv a good, margin Indeed a number of the former piesidents took an ac- tive pait in behalf of the "reform" President Williams announced the appointment of the comnutee on reso- lutions, an important one, as follows: Superintendent George C Dietrich of Piqua, formerly principal of the San- dusky schools, Mrs. P A. McKeown, Portsmouth; Miss Floia Herzog. Ripley; Supt. P. W Keplmger. Mont- gomen county; Principal H. H. Fras- er, Tiffin. The election of officers, it was ex- pected, would not be concluded until late in the afteinoon. The evening to be devoted to social entertainment. passage of such a Uw wa at the last session of I see no reason why such a law should not he passed at the present special j session of congress." Demands Further Probe. WASHINGTON, June that the Guggenheim interests can still control the coal output of Alaska in suite of the cancellation of the Cunningham claims, thiough the se- cret order given bv the administration that gives the control of transporta- tion facilities, Senator Poindexter to- j div offered a resolution demanding a full investigation of the older that j gav- the Guggenheims contiol of Con- SAMDUSKY MAN PRESIDES AT MEETING OF TEACHERS trailer Bav, the Alaskan field only outlet of the WASHINGTON, June is conceded today thct the de- ti'eat of the Root amendment, late jes- without even the formality of vote, insures victory for the fian reciprocity- hill by a big majoi- and possibly final action at an early date. In the first test of strength on reci- procity, the senate defeated the pa- per trust proposal b> a %iva vets. A few scattering ayes, followei] by a roar of noes, cold the story. It is not even known whether Root Wmself voted for his waif. At all events, nejther Root nor anyone elsej aad sufficient faith left in it to de-' ifiand a roll -call, and immediately afterwsrd, senate adjourned. President Taft expressed great sat- isfaction over the result of reciprocity accept the eresult as plain augury of what is to follow when the vote is taken. In the pres- ent temper of the people, there is reason to believe that the lumbe trust will any more, consideration' been shown the paper trust Scoies of amend- ments await to be disposed of -tet. and rheie are still irore to he intro- duced Thev run tho entire gamut of tanff levis'on. But all amend- ments will be re'olutelj vretd down Whether other tariff bills can then be put through and whether Taft would approve or veto them, is doubt- ful. "Reciprocity is in a stronger posi- tion than ever, the arth ity of the in- surgents it.has sened merely to' strength its position. I look for a vote on it by Aug 1. but hardily be- fore." Chairman Penrose The defeat cf the Root amendment was expected, of course, but no one looked for so summary a disposition so contemptuous a rebuke of the Xew York senator for his at- tempt to defeat free paper in the in- terest of the paper trust. There is no record of any important amend- ment to any tariff measure in the last twenty-five years having been defeated by a ?iva VOCP vote. The custom has always been to demand a roll calL President Joseph Smith, Head Mormon, Attracts Women To Hearing WASHINGTON. June dent Joseph Smith, bead of the Mor mon chuich, appealed as a witness before, the sugar trust in- vestigating Committee. fTe is the fun witness who has attracied a ciowd o' women 10 the investigation beginning to testifv. Smith declaie'l that he knew nothing about tho sug- ar trust or the sugar business Wraith said that he owned fou. thousand shares of the Utah and Ida- ho Sugar compam personally p.nc that he hpid torty-nine thouj-an'! i eight hundicd and fifteen shares foi seven per cent interest. All this is at seven per cent inetrest. It was use-1 in maintaining the sugar. He said that the counselor? had permitted the company to amalgam- ate with Havemeyer interest? merely because they considered it a good proposition. J. O. MOSS Jay Osborne Moss, retired hanker, capitalist and railroad man, and one of Sanduskv's most prominent zens, died at his home, 416 "Wayne street, at 3 o'clock Tuesday morning HP had been ill for seien months and death was not unexpected. He w as conscious almost to the last. 3Ir. Moss was one of Sandusk-v's old- est residents. been born here ir a little home on street in the rear of -what is now the Lea block. Nov. 10, being in his sev- enty-third 5 ear Early m life he be- ctme prominent in business affairs j For years he was president of the old Moss National hank, later merged in- to the Commeicial National hank, and was president of the Sandusln. Mans- field Newark railroad, now a part of the B 0 system He was an asso- ciate of some of the most prominent men of the country. Mr Moss is survived by one son. Augustus L. Mots, of this city, and one daughter. Mis. J Hunter Brown, of New York both of whom were at the when de.ith Tuo giandi-hildren, Ursula "Wokott Blown and "VYoleott Giiswold aNo Mitvne him Mrs. Moss died about year- ago Th" tuners! -piTices will lit he'd from the lamih lebirtonce, Wayne street, lunisdrn atternoon at S1 o'clock. Puna' will be pnvatc and in i the fpuuly vault at Oakland Jay Mo-> wi5 the son of Mr and Mr-- Mos-s. ?tt-i tied m tup thpvi coming heie Oncida. N Y. The Senator Haas Unwilling Wit- ness as to Alieced Attempt To Fix Up Story Because of new points brought in the argument to dismiss Rod- ney J. Diegle, and take the case from the Jury these arguments are being continued and tfiere will be no decision in the case until Wednesday morning. The entire morning was spent in arguments and Prosecuting Attorney Turner just began his arguments when court adjourned at noon. He re- sumed his argument art the after- noon session. Attorneys for the defense make the argument that the state is a pontsh- cr of crimes committed, and has not the right to take part in committing a crime unless its agents are just as liable as the men caught. They hold that Diegle cannot be tried because of (Continued On Page SANDUSKY LETTER WRITER. COLUMBUS, O., June letter writer who knows it all is busy in the Diegle case, and dur- ing the past two days as a result of his activity letters containing alleged secret information, some containing threats and others tell- ing the attorneys what to do, have been received not only by tjhe at- torneys in the case but by Judge Kinkead, who is presiding. From Ironton comes a letter which says that the jury is being tampered with, from Sandusky comes one suggesting questions for the neys to ask the witnesses, and from Dayton comes one 'Which vaguely suggested awful things will happen should the accused, Diegle, be found guilty. Of course none of these letters are signed, and little attention is paid to them by either the attorneys, the court or the accused. In the motion for the court to direct a verdict of acquittal after the state had rested, the defense apparently chose to rely upon technical grounds. the fart that if he is guilty of the crime of accepting a bribe the agents of the htate who caused him to com- mit said crime are just as liable. Unusual interest is attached to the ruling of Judge Kinkead in the mat- ter for if he upholds their conten- tions it will affect the indictments against Senators Cetone, Huffman, and Ci aw ford, and their cases will of necessity have to be dropped. Even should Judge Kinfcead re- fuse to nstruct the jury to return a Terdct of "not guil- attornevs for Diegle declare 'he juiy acquit him on the. strength of the note, left by Senator Andrews at the Chibfenden hotel. As this note showed that Andrews had gone to the Neil house first, they de- clare that Piejrle had not 'arranged a bribe for Andiews or he would have told him to which hotel to go. Attorney Matern had three tech- nical grounds on which he asfeed the court to direct a verdict for the de- fendant Diegle He contended that the state was a party to ihe entran- rms; of the three senators and Diegle and that therefore could' not appear as a witness against Diegle, throagh the detectives and the dictagraph. This point Attorney General Hogai savs is settled in Ohio. The second sround -ft as that there is a v irance between the testi- morv and proof offered and a ma- terial statement m the indictment. Mattern argued that the indictment Piede with having aided a netted Andrews to solicit and ac- cept a bribe f'om F, S. Harrison, while said the proof was to the ettect that the man. from whom An- if said to have accepted a biihe F. H Smiley. The tnird siound on which a ver- was was that there was a total laik of pi oof and failure of evl- (Contmued on Page Two.) DETECTIVE FOR MRS. JESSIE WAY-HENKLE, ALLEGED POISONER, SEEKS EVIDENCE HERE The srea'est m; and serre" the U Mond.tv n'-ib.' in of D 1, Burton win it '-.i (i to   mover in a beautiful Delaware home i According to Burton, she has re- reived hundreds of of aid, jscoies of matrimonial offers, and many requests tor ner photo. Detective Burton took a train fop Cdldwell shortly after noon Tuesday, stating that his mission here had noft gone unrewarded although posi- tively refused to speak at any length upon the outcome of the visit. Local drug houses were the recipients of call by Mr. Burton but informatics gathered from heads of these concerni throws no light whatever on the suit of the probe here. It is gener- ally thought poison case will take turn, with- in the next few days. SPAPLRl lEWSPAPKKl   

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