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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 14, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio TOiMY'S NEWS TODAY THE HOME PAPER THE SANDUSRY S TAR -JOURNAL :ORTY-FOURTh YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY 14r191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 237 RAILROAD SMASH THAT CLAIMED FOURTEEN LI YES. JFlames In Ontario and Michi- gan Now Said To Be Un- der Control "1M AN Y.YETr REPORTED MISSING FROM HOMES Carloads of Coffins are Beina; Shipped To The Porcupine District DETROIT, Mich., vUly Nearly three million dollars in damage to property fias already been officially reported as a result of the Michigan and Ontario for- est fires. The loss of life is known to be over two hundred and many are yet to be account- ed for. The fires in general are now reported to be under control. While the news from the fire-swept region is now coming in more rapidly and a definite idea of its extent and horror can now 'be obtained, no lists of the dead or injured are obtainable. It may be weeks, according to those who escaped the flames, before even incomplete lists of the casualties can .be compiled. Fugitives scattered in all directions when the disaster overtook them. Many of these perished in the swamps or lakes, others having fallen prey to hunger and hardships encountered in forests. Straggfers may be com- ing in for weeks before the lists of the missing can be completed. Weary, blackened and burned men are limping into Golden City every hour, with sad tales of death and de- struction, but the catastrophe is so vast that days will pass before ac- curate news will be available of the extent of damage and the number of WEATHER 6 Forecast: Fair tonight and Saturday, not much change in temperature. Temptrature at 7 a. m., 67 de- grees. Temperature one year aso. 6S a degrees. Sun rises Saturday at a. m., and seis at p. m., (stand- arfi -Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today. U> miles west at Thursday ev- ASK TAFT TO FIRE PURE FOOD EXPERT Attempt to Oust Pure Food Ex- part Effects An Official Uprising This picture shows how the fast Federal express on the New York, New Haven Hartford .went to destruction over a viaduct at Bridgeport, Conn. Fourteen lives were lost. Railroad Mother of Mildred BridgesJMlll Take Up "Absolute Life" Work deaths. H. Levinson of Montreal, was caught by flames at Standard Porcu- pine mine with eight otuers, but all escaped, running three miles through burning forest to Edwards lake, where they found 250 people gathered on the banks and in the water. Levinson crossed the West. Dome property, and saw the of William King, a well k'riown mining man, lying beside the shaft. The women and ch'Mfen and all who could, took refuge irrthe shaft, but fire burned the timbering and all wr-re suffocated, including Manager Weiss, his wife and child, Assayer Burke and wife and three other wom- en with children. Reports from the fire zone at Por- cupine are hourly growing worse and in addition to fifty coffins previously shipped a car load of caskets was sent in, this morning. It is estimated that the .death roll will be hundreds, while thousands of men straggling into the settlements severely burned and CHICAGO, July Evelyn Arthur See, founder of the cult of Ab- solute Life, bo sent to the penitentiary as a result of having been found guil- ty of abducting Mildred Bridges, Mrs. Stephen Bridges, the girl's mother, will at once take up the teaching of Absolute Life in the temple of the union commonwealth where her daughter lived with See. Her an- nouncement to this effect today was followed by the declaration of her husband that he will endeavor to have her indicted for perjury in connection with her testimony in See's favor. See -was found guilty at 7 o-'clock Thursday .abducting Mildred Bridges. T'Ee jury received instrucT tions from .Judge Honore at o'clock following a short rebuttal by' Frederic Burnham, assistant state's attorney. At o'clock Judge Honore took the bench and the jury was called in. HOBBLE AND HAREM SHOES. BOSTON, Mass., July hie and harem skirts have been supplanted by hobble and harem shoes, some of which are on ex- hibition at the big shoe and 1-eather meeting here. The har- em shoe is high with open lace sides. The "hobble" is merely a heavy walking shoe. Insurgents and Reactionaries, Republicans and Democrats, Now Ready To Quit ADJOURNMENT BY AUG. 10, Reciprocity Bill To.Be Passed Upon Finally July 22 and Others Soon After WASHINGTON, D. C., July 14. W.1AU JLHJ 1JJU T The foreman handed Judge Honore' Congress will adjourn about August ___j-_j__ 111) fil1 TiriSST nl v ct nnxrc oat-Hay- ae this verdict: 10, or possibly a few days earlier, as 'We find Evelyn Arthur See guilty'the result of an consent j ._ _ O.nr nhrtrl VIIT- nn-r, n I WILEY HAS NOT RESIGNED Petition Bianks Taken out Thus Far For Three Candidates In the City JUST 23 DAYS REMAIN TO GET INTO THE RACE Ail Petitions Must Be Filed By August Not dy to Declare Himself FACTS TO REMEMBER. Friends of Taft Alarmed Lest Fight Will Seriously Hurt Administration, IHOFIfflfi City, village and township of- ficers and members of boards o ths Brewer Case Takes New Turni of Affairs With Latest Court Order Revolution Against Madero Is Started in Many States WASHINGTON, July tions today are that the attempt to oust Dr. Wiley, the pure food expert, has started an official upheaval which (will equal the Ballinger-Pinchot con- j A LEGAL FIGHT IS LIKELY troversy. Progressives to a man have' flocked to Wiley's MEXICO CITY, July the fighting yesterday at Puebla, a few hours before the arrival of Ma- dero, in which 100 people were killed, ,_ support and j Ar friends of President Taft today admit 'Child 10 Remain 111 PoSSeSSIOtl they are alarmed lest the fight will seriously hurt the administration. Of Friends of Mrs, Dr. Wiley has not resigned. It is believed that with the publication of the technical charges against him there will be a great wave of protest against his proposed dismissal. Presi- dent Taft, before acting, it is said. During The Summer The situation in the -Brewer case. with reference to the custody of. Cur- S3 to defeat Madero at the coming elec- i ?eePmS a chemist on the pay- tion. iro11 w'thout due authority. The fighting ceased onlv when Gov Dr' Wiley's 'friends in the service. men closely associated with him in they have evidence to Canete appeared with a and pleaded for peace. white fla A spediU train with Francis I. Madero on board i arrived in the icty soon after the bat- tle began. 16 that the u is education will be elected at November election this fail. The primary elections of political parties are held on the same day. s The primaries this year will be held on Tuesday, September 5. All petitions of candidates for the primaries must, be filed with the board of elections by August 6. This is the ruling which has been ssnt out by the attorney general. JUST 23 DAYS RE- MAIN. ____i_____ Persons who desire to have their names on the primary bai- lot must have their petitions signed and filed by that time. .Petitions of candidates must contain signatures to two ft' per cent of party vote in nicipality, township or ward. .s ITnder the law as interpreted by "At- torney General Hogan, just 33 days remain within which candidates for municipal, school, village and town- ship offices may file petitions for nomination with the 'board of elec- tions. nrimp mnvpr M a whisky trust, aided by manufacturers who have been over his possession, was materially changed Friday morn- ing in common pleas court when Judge Reed, passing upon Mrs. An- nette Fitch Brewer's motion for ab- solute custody of the boy, ordered that the child be placed in the posses- Up to Friday noon, petition Blanks re-'had bfeen taken .out for three candi- until dates' only in for sion custody of I- F. It is alleged that drunken Made- Sllilty of violatioils of the pure food and drug act and who have been fle ,aca'.attack upon the perd- bombs'in an rists tentiary _ effort to release the prisoners. The Saragoza. troops, stationed close by, opened fire. of the abduction of Mildred and of contributing to the delinquency of saidi Mildred Bridges." R. E. Cantwell. attorney for the de- fense, was on his feet in an instant. "That verdict cannot be he snapped. "It would be like con- victing a man for murder and bur- to the limit of human endur- jglsry at the same time." The'jury in one brings reports of Its anxiety to give See his full rneas-; ly r -fv T iL, rtic0 nrp >iart conference with La Pollette and ance. Every many dead bodies lying along trails and at the edge of small lakes where the fire overcame them. j agreement reached -by senate leaders UhLA today. The schedule calls for a vote on the reciprocity bill, July 22; wool- en bill, July 27; farmer's free list bill, Aug. 1; reapportionment bill, 'Aug. 6; statehood for Arizona and New Mexico, Aug. -7. Senator Martin, the democratic leader, got together with Penrose, the republican leader, and the two went ure had convicted him of both a fel- ony and a misdemeanor. Following Criminal Action A- gainst Retail Lumber Deal- ers' Association. Bailey and Stone and Jonathan j Bourne. These six agreed that they! _ WASHINGTON, D. C., July 14. fined for such violations. The fight -of ffie whisky trust dates back to 1907 when, the bureau of chemistry was called upon to decide the question, "What is In 1905 Goorge P. McCabe was ap- pointed solicitor of the department of agriculture by "Secretary Wilson. F. L. Dunlap, a chemist at the Uni- versity of was appointed associate chemist in the department by President Roosevelt. Dr. Dunlap immediately upon assuming .his duties 'began to disagree with Dr. Wiley as to interpretations of the pure food law and as to chemical analysis of products seized for inspection and ex- aminmion. This started the fight OK Wiley wnich has continued ever stere. Among the score of offers being re- ceived] by Dr. Wiley as the result Of the effort to oust him from office was tired editor, from July 17th September 2nd. Mrs. Brewer and the Mack family friendly terms. have long been on H. L. Peeie, attorney for Brewer, has given notice of ap- peal and is preparing to wage a hot legal assault on the new order. In making the new order for the cutody of the boy, Judge Reed ovr- ruled Mrs, Brewer's motion for the absolute custody her son during a portion of the summer. The court 'of its own motion said: "Believing it for the best interests of the child that the possession and custody of said child be changed for a time, does hereby modify all former orders respecting the custody of the child. "It is ordered that the child, Isaac Curtiss Brewer, jr., is hereby given into the custody and control of I. F. Mack on Monday, July 37th, at 0 o'clock at the court house upon the said'I. F. Mack giving bond to the plaintiff, Isaac C. Brewer, sr., in the 4. it_ luese six agreed mat inev' j.-i. ojlctvci, llt e bac'k' would use all their influence to Ee- Fol.IowmS closely upon the criminal! today from a New York banking sum of with surety to the ap- TOT'S PIT T hCiV Tl O rl m a i-rn iT___ -r- i I-ICITT-I f Vi t-n-. 4-T.f J T_ j_______T __ffn- jurors that they had made' a technical error which must be re-! men't to this" nroeram paired -before -their -verdict could' program. cure, in the senate, unanimous agree- I against mpTit tn this mvio-ram i 'Healers' association of the west Retail Lumber concern that offered him twice his j proval of the clerk of this court, con- Borah .anil present salary to assume charge of i ditioned for the .payment of abduction remained unchanged. i penalty Iri oae to leii yeai'K 'in William Alden Smith immediately a- The civil antf-trust action "agaivKt "science' of bread making' in their and counsel fees as tnV tho "f j plaintiff may reasonably incur to se- j cure possession and custody of j the "child-if said L F. Mack snail In stand. In a few minutes they returned greed" with retailers of the east the govern- establishment. does not seem likely there willj nfw faas determined upon a I-------- eliminated. The verdict Tm be any difficulty about it La Fol- thorough into the methods of J and Borah anri Pimimo I manufacturing and wholesaling lum- Der. _. PARIS., July the de- claration of Italian authorities that cholera is not on the increase in that country 'several suspected .cases from Italy are-under observation here. All news cut of Italy is being censored to keep the extent of the epidemic from becoming known but private advices declare that it has spread alarmingly at Naples, Genoa. Venice and Tlerano. objection. -Stone and 'Martin repre- sent the regular democrats and Bai- ley is the center of the reactionary group. Penrose will fir.d no difficulty in 'bringing the republicans into line, and the program outlined now seems The National' Lumber Manufactur- FAIL TO STOP BETTING any wise fail or to turn nvor Georgia S. Long, that complaint had provided. "It is ordered that the said F. and a director, probably will be one i pools were being sod m ,and custod the ed. has ideputies of Sheriff Hirstius said they represented, on behalf absolutely certain to go through. La Follette has mo; e anti-Taf t speeches to deliver. Wliiic he speaking yesterday practically all the i tne senators left, his audience rein- T-.' i agreements to curtail the more than a dozen senators much of i manufacjure of lumber so as to in- it. j. iPFftStBPtnOrl am rm r? OTI _..: up to of the first otheT as S may select on Saturday, September 1911." Continuing in his order, Judge Reed further said that the custody of the (Continued On Page 6.) "ader flre by the government were main- the time. To Change Name "Ananias For Committee To "Contradicting Asso- OTTAWA, Canada, July Angelino Neapolitano. about to become a mother and under sen- tence of dsath for killing her hus- band rather than allow him to force to become a woman of the street, will r.ot have to hang. The Canadian cabinet dscideH on this today when it received the countless thousands of petitions for clemency from all over the United States. Her sentence will be commuted to life imprison- ment and she will then be par- oled. RECOVERY EXPECTED OF JUSTICE MOODY HAVERHILL, Mass., July the first time since Justice William Henry Moody was forced to retire from the U. S. supreme court as a result of rheumatism, it was an- nounced today that he will recover. WASHINGTON, July ial' courtesies" came into ,play today when as a result of the large number Of? people who are qualifying for the Ananias club before the senate com- mittee that is probing the Lorimer election it was suggested thai the name of the society be changed to the "Contradiction Association." Those who have qualified so far are Gov. j Deaeen, of Illinois, Edward Hines, Miss Frances "Carroll, a telephone Operator, Bert Cook, Detroit lum- ber man, former Gov. Richard Yates, of Illinois, and H. H. Kohnsaat, editor of the Chicago Record-Herald. v AH of them in testifying have con- tradicted the testimony of one or the other. Gov. Deneen was today forced to admit that Lorimer in 1896 secured Deneen's election as attorney general for two years during which time he. receives in salary and OOtt in fee's. He declared that he did not assist m the election of. Senator Lorimer, as some of the senator's friends claimed, but fought against it to the laet He flatly contradicted :the version which Edward Hines, a Chicago man, who is. charged with having asked for a Lorimer election fund contribution, gave of the tele- phone conversation between the two on the day Senator Lorimer was eiec- DENEEN TESTIFIES IN LORIMER PROBE His death has months .past. been expected for sheriff is away. The governor's sec- retary simply called attention to the law. crease the demand and the prices; that there have been attempts to mo- nopolize the supply of -certain kinds" of lumber in certain sections of the country and that in some sections, a uniform price has been maintained which, lias resulted in increasing the prices 20 per cent in the last two rs, in the face of a decreasing de- LOS ANGELES, Cal., July trial of the McNamara brothers for the alleged blowing up of the Los An- geles Times was today set for October 1C. FANS! NO LEMONADE, ISN'T SENATE UPSET? MASKED AND ARMED, THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD SCHOOL GIRL TRIES TO HOLD-UP BANK EDNA PEEBLES STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU- Munsey Buildine of things, or the Hey burn to vent volcanic Senator a few caustic re- WASHINGTON. July staid j marks over the ruthless despoliation old Lnited States senate, of all insti- of ancient and- honorable landmarks i tutions in America supposed to be the but there has not been a protest least susceptible to the evolution of i Elliott Woods, superintendent' of modernity, is giving way to innova- j the federal capitol, put on" the can-, tions to a degree that is positively as-! sheaf of modern evolution when he I tonishmg to the sticklers for old- j installed four whirring electric fans time senatorial form. jn the senate chamber.- Mr Woods That old order changeth, giv- has courage of a high order but he ing place to the new" is an adage that hesitated to make this change He had at last finds its exemplification in the a very strong: suspicion that the in- i senate of the United States. Truly, a stallation of the "fans would be re-1 great change has cooie over this high- sented bv senators who delight to re-' est of American law-making bodies, j veal the nasty past when the hand-: Profane hands have been laid upon; manipulated palm-leaf was the most i the sacreo senatonal customs, and hishly-feveloped- form of cooling de-' profane senatonal feet have kicked i vice known to man. Senator Smoot 1 office of mayor. The three are: William L. Fiesinger, democrat William Leitz, democrat George1 T: republican.: .Of but "one .-has. fonnilly an- nouncect his candidacy "and" enferedf ac- tively, into the .-race- Several weeks ago Fieslngerj announced himself and a fiomplete plat- form on which.he-is running'for the office. His Mends are active in behalf. William Leifz" was' "informally an- nounced as a some time ago and will probably issue a formal statement within a few days. He ex- pects also to have a platform and the people into his. confidence. His friends are active. Mayor Lehrer, who is looked upon as certain to be a candidate fop re- nomination and a second' term, ;woul4 not state Friday whether, or not htt will enter the race. Told that petition blanks in his behalf had been taken, out at the board of elections office, he said he knew nothing about -it. "I don't say that I won't be a nzn- didate, nor-do I-say--that-I declared. "I want to see some of the other fellows .show their Months ago there was" talfc' that thgr republicans might seek another can- Iml It Otat wants the place anft leading republi- cans who hare heen asked, about tna situation in the last few days declare that Mayor Lehrer will undoubtedly be renominated, and probably without opposition." Vj (Continued .on Page GATES SLOWLY SINKING Condition Said To Be Ind Little Hope Held For Keeoiery PARIS. July condition of John W. Gates this afternoon was ad- mitted by both his son and physicians to be weaker. Little if any hope is now being held out for his recovery., Toledo Report That Smallpox Originated in Village Is Doubted By Mayor Reports from Toledo that three cases of smallpox which developed ia i that city and the exposure of hundreds j were due to a case which canie from (Huron, are doubted by officials of the latter village. "I am sure we have had no cases said Mayor Beckoff, of Friday. "If there had been any I would have known about it" Robert Day is the health officer o! Huron and Mayor Becsoff said woulc1. get in" touch with him at Toledo dispatches said the Huron au- thorities had' been notified of the lot' Miss Goldie Hartey, who was senatonal courtesy trough the sky-; who has grown to be a powerful per-! AKRON, 0., July au films, whare hold-ups looked ridicu-1to bave from Hurotl to o 17iinc 20 for a visit. Mayor BAoklofI i- u lights. Wintin a few short months arwinri thp the whole environment of the senate! wSte to acUon bas become modern and a i "it is insufferably hot in the senate most marvelous transformation-. chamber these said the Mor- who i_ wondering what to do with Edna Pee- school girl, herself out in cowgirl stand it 'costume, bought a revolver that she sa And the most remarkable part of it mon apostfc, "and I can't is that the senate is passing through longer. Put in the fans and if didn't know how to shoot, tied a hand- the change submissively and without anybody kicks I will take the blame kerchief over the lower part of her ff the howl gets too long and loud we j face, and tried to rob the .Cuyahoga _-.. lously e'asy. I wanted some money fo buy some pretty clothes like other girls she said. Edna's parents are poor. said there w is no one la Huron Harley, Miss Harley was 1U la At first !wittl wnat was supposed to be chick- staid old reactionary like Dr. Gallin- ger, of Now Hampshire, for instance, to ripe at. his seat and- inveigh bitterly and lachrymtBelr over the: new order _____v can take them out." Nerved and by this appeal i light. Falls Savings Bank In broad (Continued on Page 9) The girl said she got her idea from she had planned to tie the cashier to jenpox. Three others a ..chair and gag him, she said, like Thursday and to they did it in the picture show, but: Pest house, and thrw morr tateft she forgot this part of it on her way [to the detention hospital. MUM to the scene of her crime. Bank of- i ley, it is said, was not Uf seeing wild west moving picture lieK 'A Ociais declare the> wilt uot prosecute i was able to returb hoaw i---------------------------------------------------------'--................
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