Sandusky Star Journal, June 30, 1911

Sandusky Star Journal

June 30, 1911

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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - June 30, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio .CAN THIfrSECTlON OF OHIO PRODUCE PRiZE COftN KM POTATOES? THE STAR-JOURNAL OFFERS WORTH OF PRIZES TO LEARN THE ANSWER. THE SANDUSRY STAR -JOURNAL. YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 225 Charge Restraint of Trade Vio- lating the Sherman Anti- Trust Law MORGAN'S SON-IN-LAW IS AMONG DEFENDANTS "All News To Me" Says Pal- mer, Cleveland President, When He Is Told, NEW YORK, June Attorney Wise today announced that a detei mined attempt will be made to force the eighty-tj'iree wire trust officials who were in- dicted yesterday to trial at the July term of court. He denied that J. P. Morgan's 3on-in-law, Herbert Satterlee, had been given an immunity bath for testifying. Nine indictments were returned in all. Prominent among the defendants are Herbert L Satteilee, a son-in- law of J. Pierpont Morgan; William P. Palmer of Cleveland, president of the American Steel and Wire Co., a subsidiary of the United States Stee' corporation, and Prank Jay Gould of New York, president of the Old Do- minion Iron Nail Works Co. Palmer is indicted individually as of the Ameiican Steel Wire Co. He also is indicted as be- PRESIDENT AND FAMILY PREPARE TO MOVE TO THE SUMMER CAPITAL AT BEVERLY THE WEATHER Forecast: Fair, warmer to- night. Saturdav fair Temperature at 7 a. m, 66 de- grees. Temperature oae jear ago, 72 degrees. Sun rises Saturday at a. m. and sets at 7.07 p m (standard Maximum wind velocitv for 24 hours ending at noon todaj, 10 miles northeast at Thursday afternoon. CLAIM SHE WAS GIVEN MONE Y TO PA YDUTIES President Taft and family will move from the White House to the "sum- mer capital" at Beverly, Mass., July I. The approach to the house is pictur- esquely beautiful TIME'S UP FOR PAYING U, S, TAX, MAN Y FAILED Smith Measure Does Not In- clude Sinking Fund And Interest Levies CITIES WIN IN A TEST CASE The Supreme Court's Decision Means that Restriction Will Not Be Effective, Friends of Millionaire Deny He Is Involved With Helen Dwelle in Smuggling Friends of Xathan Allen, Kenosha Wis., leather millionaire, alleged by the government to have aided Mrs Helen Dwelle Jenkins in trving to smuggle a fortune m gems past the Xew York customs officers, declare he is innocent of anj intent to de- fraud. They say he gave the woman in cash m Pans, before she sailed, to the duty on the jewel- ry he had pin chased for her during their trip abroad The story m a Xew York paper that Lee Dwelle. former Sanduskian. mar- ried the woman who now figuies in the jewel case, in New York, is in- correct as Dwelle's friends under- stand it say the mairiage took place m Detroit. Few here knew her Following the divorce, Mrs. Dwelle figured in seieral affairs Her maid- en name was Helen Fuld and she wa3 born and raised m Xew York She was known for her great beauty and she won the heart of jnanv a man. There have been no developments m the case in the last two days but indictments and arrests are expect- ed I STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsev Building. WASHINGTON, June was the last da> for the of ciation, the Lead Encased Rubber Cable association and the Rubber cov- ered Wire association When Mr Palmer was informed of his indictment, he said- "This is all news to me. I nothing to say." "What this suit said Dis- trict Attorney Wise, "is a trade a- greement in restraint of trade The government does not seek to estab- lish a physical or fiscal merger of the properties or interests indicted, but a lng> among thTmeinbers of the Horse- tne corporation tax without the third ehoe Manufacturers' association, the and flnal set of Penalties being in- Bare Wire Copper association, the eurred- Waterproof and Wire Magnet asso- Over 8'000 corporations, including in Ohio, made themselves lia- ble to a penalty by failing to file their returns by March 1, the time provided bj law Every corporation that failed or neglected to make a return by that date became liable immediately to pay 80 per cent, additional tax, where will- fulness was not shown, and 100 per eent where willfulness was indicated; also a specific penalty of to 000 fine. Today those who had not made set- H.-00 VI 11H Cl CO L3 lUU.lV.LfU, UUl, 0, 4.1 series of pools to maiatam prices and J Ti, swernvent became .-_ J.liable to the third set of nenalties apportion territory, in elimination off competition and so in violation of the aQQluonal Sherman act." th? Per. centra. z per cent addltlonal Sherman act. There Is no indication, however, that evidence gathered by the bureau of corporations in its investigation of the steel corporation played any part In the indictments. Only two of subsidiary companies of fhe United States Steel corporation are mention- the American Steel Wire Co., and the Trenton Iron Co The American Steel Wire Co, how- ever, is mentioned in the indictments morfth from the time the tax accrued. The law further says: "And if said tax nenalty and inter- est are not paid within ten days after such demand it shall be lawful for the collector or his deputy to make dis- traint therrfor as provided by law" At the end of ten days notice of levy will be issued and on or about August 1 the agents of the bureau of internal revenue will begin to seize evei, is uiBiiuuuea in me maiciraents propeitv wherever necessary to nav against seven of the associations. In the taxes with inteiest and costs the indictments against the Telephone TheCornmissioSr oftaternrifw Cable association and the Fine Mag- nUe ani Saf manv net Wire association is not mention- ed. The most prominent individual defendants and a full list of the asso- ciations in which they are members, follows1 Frank J. Gould, president of the Old Dominion Iron Nail works, Isle, Richmond Va cases of actual levy will be necessary The delinquent corporations are at last realizing the futility of temporiz- ing and leceipts at this rate of millions The first of SO per cent, levied automatical- Herbert L Satteilee, president atuhu" T-t L 0 r4 M by the law ltself and it cannot be abated in any deg-ee by the treasury department. The department has gen- the Habirshaw Wire Co., Yonkeis, N. Ys William P. president of the American Steel Wire Co., Wau- 111, and "Worcester, Mass. Charles F Brooker, vice president of the Ansonia Brass Copper Co., An son i a, Ct 'Harry G. Stoddaid, 'president of the Trenton Iron Co, Trenton, N J Erskine Hewitt, yice president of the Trenton Iron Co Frank N Phillips, president of the (American Electrical woiks, Phillips- dale, B, L Ferdinand W Roebling, president of John A. Roebling's Sons Co, Tren- ton. Philip H W. Smith, second vice president of the Standaid Under- giound Cable Co, Pittsburg ASSOCIATIONS iThe Manufactuung as- (Contmued On Page 6 1 the second penalty, which imposes a fine of to for each of- fense In the case of Ohio corporations, where there is no glaring evidence of a willful purpose, the secretary of the treasury is compromising in some in- stances for as low a figure as ten dol- lars. He is doing this on_the theory that the law is new and many cor- porations may have violated it through sheer negligence or a lack of informatior as to its requirements. Next year and in future years it will not be so easy, the treasury depart- ment states, to effect compromises for nominal amounts. The third and last penalty, which becomes operative tomorrow, cannot be modified or abated and in every in- stance it will be rigidly applied. Over 700 Ohio corporations failed to make returns, as provided by law. It will be some time before final reports are received from tne collectors- ofi-T: (Continued on page Eleven.) COLUMBUS, June most im- portant decision was handed down by the supreme court today when it ruled that the Smith one percent law passed by the last legislature does not include levies for sinking funds and interest on bonded indebtedness It is believed this will allow larger cities that the one per cent levy was not sufficient to meet their expenses to pull through, incident- ally it provides a loophole for making the total levy considerably more than ten mills in any city. The test case was taken up by the city of Toledo and officials of Cleve- land, Columbus and Cincinnati were also interested in it. The effect of the decision is to lim- it the levy for ordinary affairs to ten mills 'but to allow an additional levy for sinking fund and inteiest. The decision will now enable all municipalities to go ahead and issue i bonds for municipal improvements 'fegardless of the amount of taxes available from the one per cent levy. Attorney plied to the supreme court for a re- hearing of the case in which the court recently held that physicians cannot be required to report birth statistics. The decision practically put the vital statistics department of the secretary of stae's office ou of business. The court adjourned this morning until fall and so there will be no consideration of the application until then. IEDIEGLE Both Sides In Pleas Take Much Time, Making Exhaustive Reviews NO FURTHER TRIALS UNTIL IN SEPTEMBER Senators Fled From the Court Room When Attorney Gen- eral Denounced Evils HARVARD AND YALE BREAK EVEN IN TIIE MORNING CONTESTS; AVIATOR ON SCENE NEW HAVEN, Conn., June The immense crowds, gathered today for the annual Harvard-Yale regatta, were given a sensation when Aviator Atwood suddenly appeared above the yachts, crowds and river, circling about in a Wiight biplane at a height of one thousand feet. He had flown over from a suburb of Boston to at- tend the regatta and was wildly cheered. In the two races that were rowed this morning Yale won in the fresh- men's eight-oared race by two lengths while in the four-oared race. Harvard defeated Yale by about two and a half lengths. Aviator Atwood's flight to New Ha- ven from near Boston covered a dis- tance of over one hundred miles. He carried as a passenger his mechani- cian _ and thus established a new- American record for a cross-country flight with a passenger. The bic race between the varsitv crews will take place late this after- noon. Conditions are fine for the con- test and the crowd is enormous. Har- >ard is a slight favorite. OHIO IS AUTO SECOND. New Pumping Station Collaps- es Simultaneously With Sinking of Scow BUFFALO, N. Y, June 30 men were killed and thirty injured when the new pumping station of the- city water works collapsed at 9-30 this morning The loss will be over eral blanket authority to compromise one million dollars. Nine are miss- ing. _ Serious Riots Occur Among the Striking Seamen; Twen- ty Are Injured LONDON, .Tune shipping federation controlling ninety percent of the coasting an dtramp steamship trade of Great Britain has decided to make no concession to the striking seamen. Instead one half of the ton- nage will be laid off and the men still remaining at work will be apportioned amongst the vessels kept in commis- sion when an effort will be made to break the-strike. Serious riots occurred last night at 'Hull. More than twenty persons were Injured, including several policemen, of whom three were seriously injured. (The riots, which continued until mid- night, resulted from the failure of reach a settlement between the ship- owners and the strikers. It became necessary to call out re- inforcements of police, and eventually the disturbances were quelled by a aeries of charges, which drove the taen from the streets. The shipping federation office windowu were smashed and the free labor premises wrecked by the angry strikers. Much damage was done to the Wilson line office, while the steamer Cantania had to be removed to toe middle of the dock to prevent the rioters from rwarming aboard under the belief that the crew were discharging the The dead and injured were mostly machinists who were at work in the building. They were buried under hundreds of tons of biicks. The men were all working in a pit fifty feet 1 below the level of the floor and it is not expected their bodies will be re- covered before tomorrow. At about the same time a scow be- longing to the Empire Engineering company turned turtle in the harbor just below the water works pumping station Six men were thought drowned but weie later rescued by the brig Welsome. IF NOT AN ORIGINAL TAKE BE DONE DYNAMITER IN STATEMENT Says Meeting With Wife Was at His Own Request LOS ANGELES, June many conflicting reports of the meeting be- tween Mrs Ortie McManigal and her husband, the confessed dynamiter, at the close of which she fainted, have been printed that McManigal has is- sued the following signed statement: "The meeting was engineered at my request I wanted one mor.e chance to plead with her to return with me and remain by my side during my trial. I asked, pleaded and begged her to come back to me and leave the union labor attorneys. She re- fused. I tried to convince her that it was best to come back and when she got on the stand to tell the truth, but she refused. "My wife told me the union at- torneys would get me out on bonds immediately if I would consent to see them and denounce the attaches of the district attorneys' office. My wife stated that if I would turn against the attaches of the district attorney a check of four figures would b? placed in mj hands im- mediately." DENVER, June Frank j Henwood of New York, slayer of Gea j E. Copeland of Victor, Coio., a mining'' promoter, who was shot by Henwood 'when the latter killed Sylvester L. i Von Phul, at St. Louis aeronaut, late Ljesterday was found guilty of murder in the second degree. j Henwood maintained his calm de- meaner when the verdict was an- nounced. He said he was disappointed Ibut felt sure that if a second trial were granted, he would ultimately re- jgain his freedom. The information on which Henwood 'was tried charged murder, and the jplea of Henwood was self-defense against Phul. This plea was based on j previous quarrels between Von Phul i and Henwood c-ver Mrs. John W. I Springer. wJfe of a Denver banker. i It developed that Henwood had been trying to compel Von Phul to returu letters, written to Von Phul by Mrs. Springer. J DETROIT, June "avia- tion schools" which furnish would- be flyers with "detailed correspond- ence have fallen under the ban of the United States government, was disclosed here when B Maynard Harrison was taken into custody by Special Agent Sennenberg, for Charles F. Dewoody, chief of the in- vestigating bureau of the depart- ment of justice in Chicago According to the government agent, Harrison has operated his "school" in several cities. It Is charged that Harrison posed as a lieutenant in the U. S. Army, and that he pro- mised every student a place on the government flying squad in the war department, if he became proficient in the art of flying According to Sennenberg, every fake aviation school in the countrj is to be put out of business. HAVE FIDO "DOPED UP" IT'LL ONLY COST YOU FOR FULL LINE-UP PARIS, June beau- ty doctors have made their appear- ance in Paris. One of them pub- his scale of prices today. It includes: Alteration of the shape of the muzzle, Insertion of wrinkles in the face of a bulldog, Change of color of the skin, Removal of superfluous hair, per hour. Changing size of tail, COSHOCTOX, June home of Congressman John W. Cassingham was entered in broad daylight and worth of diamonds taken. Neigh- bors saw a stranger sitting on the porch, but thought him a guest. SELLS LIFE FOR CHILDREN. Glies Her Blood to Dying Woman and Follows Her Death from Loss of Blood 'NEW YORK. June Ida Schiff, who gave of her blood to save a dying woman and to obtain money to bring her five children here from Russia, made her sacrifice in vain. Weakened by the loss of blood, she fainted while on the fire escape bal- cony at her home and fell eight) feet. She died an hour later. A week ago Mrs Schiff was told of a woman whose life could be saved by blood transfusion. She eagerlv took advantage of the opportunity to obtain the money necessary for her children's journey The woman died in spite of the op- eration and Mi. Schiff says his wife did not get the money. EMPEROR BIG LAND OWNER. His Eigfcty.Three Estates Comprise Approximately Acres of Land BERLIN, June Wil- liam is the greatest land owner in Germany. His S3 estates, according to a revised estimate made todav comprise approximately acres The revenues from these estates flow into the kaiser's pockets, in addition to his allowance of nearly from the government. Other big lane" owners are Prince Pless. acres; Duke of Ujest, Duke of Ratibor, acres; King of Saxony, acres COLUMBUS, June made public today show Ohio to be the second state m the union for the number of automobiles registered. New York comes first with machines and Ohio second with Came for Aeroplane Flight With Curtiss Or One of his Men Here. IS SAID TO BE WEALTHY With Young Girl Friend She Plans To Go Elsewhere To Meet Aviator FORMER BANKER IS CONVICTED BY JURY CIRCUS THEN AND NOW Most people who saw the trains of cars unloading, the handling of hundreds of horses and wagons, the parade of performers, bands and animals in the circus today have no conception of the beginnings of tfiis great American institution. In the early days, the fancy wagons which now do service for pa- rade display also transported the "sftow" on its journeys from town to town. The traveling was done at night, necessarily, the long and hard journey beginning as soon as the wagons could be loaded after the night performance had closed. It is with a description of such a night trip that the gripping story, "The Rose in the opens. The roads were wretched and it was a most unpleasant journey. The story vividly contrasts condi- tions then with now and the conclusion is that the old-timer was the real circus. The story begins In Saturday's Star-Journal. NEW YORK, June Pres- ident Joseph Reichman of the Carne- gie Trust company, was today sen- tenced to four and one-half months in the penitentiary for making false returns in connection with the wreck- ing of the Carnegie Trust company. 1 Because of the controversy between Glenn H. Curtis, aviator, and Man- ager Boecklmg uf the Cedar Polar Resort company, which has resulted in the calling off of aeroplane flights here, Mass Ruth Foster, 19 and pret- ty, St. Louis heiress-musician, today mourns the fact and regrets that an opportunity was not presented where- by she might have made a trip with Curtiss and soared through the Together with Miss Virginia Frost, aged 18, also of St Louis, Miss Fos- ter came here late last week with the intention of making a request to Curtiss that she be taken with him on one of his flights or with some other flyer "I just cannot believe that the flights have been postponed and will do all in my power to induce Mr Curtiss to take me with him on one of his flights in the near Miss Foster said Thursday night "I am not generally of an adven- turous nature but I have made up my mind to make a trip in a Curtiss aeroplane and I am going to do all in my power even though it necessi- tates a trip throughout the entire to secure the flight. I am not doing this to but I want to ID the clouds an ment until thi According to and traveling name or fame rip through ot rest a mo- is satisfied." Frost, a chum panion of the Miss Foster had directed a letter to Curtiss and it was to have beea delivered immediately upon his arrival here in Sandusky The letter, however, still remains in the possession of Miss Foster, al- though the -vivacious St. Louis joung woman has had several talks with the aviator's press agent who stated he would do all in his po-wer to bring about the desired tnp Miss Foster was recently made an heiress by the death of her mother who left her a snug fortune. Al- though she denies it. it is rumored that the young woman is a widow. Information to that effect from St, Louis having been received. The Foster home is in Ohapin, III. a vil- lage near St. Louis, although Miss Foster has lived in the Missouri me- tropolis for the past five years and has a host of friends there. Miss Foster Is a musician playing the piano, cornet, violin and zither. She is also a composer of music and was on the vaudeville stage at one time. A dispatch from St. Louis says that Miss Foster left there about two weeks ago for Sandusky where she had stated she would do her utmost to make a trip with Curtiss during his scheduled series of nights here which, thus far, except for the initial: attempt, have not materialized. The two young women will leave with a destination whereevev Ourtiss may contract for 'his next series of COLUMBUS, 0., June the arguments about concluded this afternoon, the case of Rod- ney J. Diegle, of Sandusky, senate sergeant-at-arms charged with bribery, will probably go to the jury late in Vie day or, at the out- side, early Saturday morning. Both the state and the defense have made exhaustive argu- ments. Attorney General Hogan anil Prosecutor Turner announced that no more graft or bribery cases will be tried until next September, the court recesiUAg-fnr thn summer months. The entire day Friday was taken up with arguments and late this aft- ernoon it looked as if the judge's charge would not be completed be- fore tomorrow morning." TfiaT jurors already have well defined o- pmions as to the guilt or innocence of the accused senate officer and will return a speedy verdict is the pre- vailing opinion. Realizing the ver- dict in this trial will largely deter- mine ther own fate, Senators An- drews, Huffman and Cetone, all under indictment and accused by the testi- mony of the Burns detectives and the dictagraph record, watched the pro- ceedings closely. Andrews for a time sat beside Diegle, with whom he is jointly in- dicted. He was calm but pale. Diegle sat erect, vainly trying to conceal his DICTAGRAPH HERE? TOLEDO. 0., June Detec- tlves are looking for A. M. Balllie, of the Baillis Stone Co., Berlin Heights, who Is charged with hav- ing offered a bribe to Henry Hune, a city sidewalk inspector. Hune Baillie wanted him to help In securing the sidewalk contract and slipped to him in shaking hands at parting. nervousness. Behind him sat his wife, listening anxiously, and his nineteen- year-old daughter Patrice. With them. also sat his sister and two children, one a boy and the other a chubby, flaxen-haired baby girl of two. Among the spectators was Repre- sentative George B. Nye, of Pike county, acquitted on the bribery charge but resting under five others, and Senators Dore and Wnnefrock. Dore vas a member of the senate in- surance which- liad in hand- the Whittemore bill, about which the Diegle case revolves. With a scornful arraignment of "cheap Attorney Gen- fcftil c indicted from the court room in pleading for the conviction of Diegle. After the defense for the senate sergeant-at-arms had abruptly rested its case and the state had replied with a few words of rebuttal, the at- torney general opened the argument for the state. His plea was not so much against Diegle as it was against those under whose influence he charg- ed Diegle came, and who, he said, led his steps astray. Conditions in the general assembly. the attorney general scored in bitter terms, (Continued on Page 2) CONVICTED OF KILLING; ANOTHER IS ACCUSED. PHILADELPHIA. June Ac- cused of killing Emil Amann at War- ren, Pa., on Jan. 27 last Mrs. EStella Hodge. 35. of that place is being held at police headquarters here pending action- by the Warren authorities. The sensational feature of the ar- rest lies in the fact that John M. Andrews, formerly superintendent of the Warren Water Works Co.. was only a few days ago convicted of mur- dering Amann despite his vigorous piotestations of innocence at the trial. The trial of Andrews attract- ed much attention, his attorney be- ing James Scarlet. Committee Will Come Here Or Sunday To Meet B. M. A. Officials. A committee of officials represent- ing a company which is seeking t new location for its plant has ar- ranged to visit Styndusky Sunday and will be met and shown the good points of the-city by officials of Business Men's association. The company is a going and now employs 150 men. tt It cramped for room and M is aeeking a new- and more desirable location The name of the concern and ent- act nature of the busiam not now given out. Local men will every effort to secure the IK but have no at ;

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