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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 15, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        rt, TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE I THE HOME PAPER SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, SATURDAY, JULY 15, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 238 If Food Expert Is Retained, UVickersham May Be Forc- ed To Quit. CONSPIRACY ALLEGED MISSISSIPPI HOOK WORM. MATTISBURG, Miss. July 15. than cases of book woim v, eie iieattd in the last foui weeks m Lamar county, ac- cord'ng to Dr. R. N. assistant dirpcior of public health. Whole t ere found to be affhcted, he said SCENE IN FLAME-SWEPT OSCODA, ONE OF THE MICHIGAN VILLAGES PRACTICALLY WIPED OUT O EXISTENCE BY THE FOREST FIRES TO INVOLVE Proceedings Now Promise To Make It Hot for Attorney General "Congressional Committee Al- ready at Work On Probe of for Taft BUREAU, f Munsey Building. WASHINGTON, July guns of congress are about to be trained on Vie enemies of Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, chief of the bu- reau of Chemistry, who are mak- ing their last desoerate drive to strip him of authority and posi- tion and turn him in disgrace in- to private life. The president's cabinet is involved and there are charges of conspiracy to oust Wiley. The cabinet meeting yes- terday is said to have been stormy. It was decided that there shall be a most thorough and sweeping con- gressional investigation that will tiring out everything connected with the sjstematic campaign that has been going on for years to get Dr. _Wiley's scalp. In all probability this will be productive of a COMMITTEE IS DEMOCRATIC Alaskan Startles Committee When He Cites Cant, Jar- vis' "Crime" WASHINGTON. D C, July 15. With impeachment proceedings as the possible outcome rhe house com- mittee today settled down to piobe Attoiney General Wickersham and the affairs of the depaitment of jus- tice as a-ipsult of the charges made in the Captain Jan is case As the committee members are largely demo- ciats and the sentiment amongst the number is strongly antagonistic to Wickersham, it is predicted that he will be put under serious fire "The Alaska syndicate is an organ- Ized crime, Delegate Wickersham CHEMISTS TO ACT. CINCINNATI, July At a meeting Monday night of the Cin- cinnati Chemical society, Presi- der.t Dabney, of the University of f Cincinnati, will launch a move- chemists of a M of all of the ment for the United States to join in protest against the ousting Dr. Wiley, Ijhe government pure food expert. series as startling sensations as have thrilled the national capital for sev- eral years. The investigation -will he" conducted toy the house committee on expendit- ures in the department of agriculture of which Representative Ralph Moss of Indiana is chairman. The members of the committee, besides Mr. Moss, are as follows Republi- cans- Edwin W. Higgms of Connecti- cut, Burton L French of Idaho and Charles II. Sloan of Nebraska, demo- crats: John C. Floyd of Arkansas, Dannitte H, Mays of Florida, and Roo- ert L. Doughton of North Carolina No time will be lost m getting the in- vestigation started. The committee met late yesterday and outlined plans Already it has called upon the depart- ment for a lot of valuable informa- tion concerning the employment of experts, salaries paid, etc, which it fs believed will show that Dr. Wiley is one of the least offenders in the matter of engaging high-piiced assist- ants. The committee will forestall told the committee "What do you mean by the Alaska Chairman Clayton in- quired. "I refei to the Alaska syndicate composed of J Pieipcnt Morgan, the Guggenheim biotheis. Kuhn, Loeb Jacob H. Schiff, and Graves" "Who do you mean by the Gug- genheim brothers'" asked Repiesen tative Korris of Nebraska "Senator Simon Guggenheim and his six brothers." "Who is Graves'" asked" Represen- tative Graham of Illinois repiesents Close Bi others, the and other English capitalists "Capt added the delegate, j "was the conSdential agent of Morgan in charge of the syndicate's interests in Seattle. He committed suicide im- mediately following the introduction of this resolution you are now consid- ering. He knew that this resolution would biing ont the facts." Delegate Wickersham startled the committee when in executive session he produced a copy of an affidavit re- lating to an alleged criminal ac> com- mitted by Capt Jarvis, who formerlj _ _ _. _ also was prominent in the govern-1 Relief AlTIVeS in FOPeSt Fife KG AFTER HAD WEATHER Forecast Local shov, ers this afternoon or tonight. Sunday gen- erally fair, not much change m temperature Temperature at 7 a m 6S de- grees. v Temperature one ear ago, 74 desrees Sun rises at a. m. and at 7 01 p m rises Mon- day night at 4 13 am. and sets ac p. m (standard time) Maximum -wind for 24 'hours ending at noon today, 15 miles north-nest at 7.15 Friday main. ment revenue cutter sen ice Jan is commuted suicide in Seattle June 22 the day following the introduction of the Wickersham resolution calling foi production of the papers in the case Delegate Wickersham brings the charges against the attcrpe.-y geneial and will push them before "the com- mittee and in the house Members of the committee state that if the charges shall be substantiated im- peachment p.oceedmgs against Attor- ney gion And Flames Are Now Under Control PROVISIONS ARE RECEIVED General Yx'ickersham may be brought Behind these charges lies the of the Guggenheim-Morgan svndi- icatc flght foi control of Alaska efforts that might immediately be Delegate Wickeisham testified before the judiciary committee that Attorney General Wickeisham assisted this syndicate to get a ceitam control of made to sever Dr. "Vuley from the public service and will ventilate ev- ery phase of the long-drawn out fight of the food adulterators to get rid of j Alaska" "to oT" failure" to Dr Wiley Some of the highest of- prosecute Guggerheim agents for per- ficials m the government., including jarcenv and murder and foi re- Attnrnpv npnoral Koorc.. ofRce noieilt Offi- ciak1 in Alasal t who sought to pun- ish these men Attorney General Wickersham, Secre- tary of Agriculture Wilson, Dr. Wiley himself and the members of the com- mittee on personnel will be sum- moned before the committee. Dr Wiley, fiehtmg read but endeai- ormg to cover his anger unc.er a flow of happy sarcasm, is now ths storm' center of the administration Tut special interests that have been af (Continued on Page 7) CUP FOR WINNER CHICAGO MEET CHIC'.30. July Stephen EnCgcs, mother cf the 1.111 foi whose See the CHICAGO, ILL. T'lh A cup, "God Han' has Leon Touad guillj. valued at will be given bj probsblj be prevented from car- Latest Reports Say Fires Start- Large Blotches and Were Universal RAINS CHECK FIRES. DETROIT, Mich., July Rams late last night and early today an end to the forest fires in northern Miq'iigan EAGLE SCREAMS AS REP. HENRY SPEAKS WASHINGTON, July er Representative Henry, of Texas, gets up on his feet in the house and be-! Prominent Port Breastbone Broken in Erie Fall But Internal Injuries are Light CONCUSSION OF BRAIN NOW WEARING OFF Harry J. Kurtz, a Sandusky Young Man, Lost Both Legs At Lorain CONDITION NOW CRITICAL Had Served as Veteran In Phil- ippines and Was But Re- cently Married, Falling from the door of a mov- ing Lake Shore Electnc and baggage cai a snoit distance cj Lorain, Fiiday evening aboat 6 o'clock, J Kurtz, 23. former- ly ul iLis> cuy, -but REP. HENRY. gins to speak the members -settle back and grin cv pectantlj. For when Repve- .s e ntative Henry talks the eagle .shrills and I screams and j shrieks anlj .the atn.oi phere isheiv, with patriotic thr.lls Clinton Man Found Dead In Chair At Toledo WAS ILL FOR LONG TIME city, -but new or .Lorain, conductor on tb2_ear, was thrown oa the tracks and fne wheels of car passed O'.er his legs, severing both limbs the knee Kuitz, who is the son of Mrs Catherine Kurtz, a widow, was manied only thiee months ago to Miss Effle May Schuck of this city. They formerly resided on North Depot street. Kurtz was conductor on the bag- gage and express car running on tie southern dhision of the L S E Ry. Co. At the general offices of the Lake Shore Etectric JR> Co. heie it was stated Saturday thai Kurtz fell from a side door of the baggage can Re- poits fiom Lorain, however, were to the effect that Kurtz had leaned too far backward out of 1he rear plat- form while arranging the trolley a? the car was backing along a siding about a mile and a half west of Lo- rain. He fell in such a manner that his legs were across rails and the wheels passed over them. At St. Joseph's hospital, where Kurtz was immediately taken Friday night, it was stated Saturday morn- ing that he was m a critical condi- tion. Fears are entertained that he maj not recover Kurtz is a popular young man having a large acquaintance. He served thiee years in the regular army, be mg a member of one of the craclt coast artillery regiments He re- turnfd to this city from the pines about four months ago. Mr. and Mrs Kurtz have recently been living in Loram, his work making that place a convenient one for their residence. Wife Witnessed Accident And Accompanied Husband' To Hospital ERIE, Pa., July Mars, the aviator who was in- jured m a fall of 100 feet while flying here late yesterday after- noon will be out of the hospital in a week according to the ppysieians today. Mars' breast- bone was fractured but his inter- nal injuries appear to be light and the slight concussion of the brain is already wearing off. A groan went up from the specta- tors when the big machine took its downward plunge, landing with crash faivlj on top of tbe young avia- tor. A woman screamed and rushed toward the stricKen man with both. arms outstretched. The cry that es- caped her lips was pitiful and an in- stant later it was realized that Mrs. Mars had been a witness of the acci- dent. Men pulled the smashed biplane from tbe injured aviator, while three phjsicians endeavored to_bind np his wounds and restore hfrn to conscious- ness Mrs. Mars was frantic with MARS KNOWN HERE. "Bud" Mars lie daring aviator who narrowly a fall al Erie, is no strangn in Sandusky. He v.as here last year with Glenn and others at the time Curtiss made his Cleve- land-Sandusky flight over the lake, although he did not fly here. Served Four Terms In State a Real Estate Dealer in which seven are known to be dead, scores are missing, and five million dollars' Worth of property damages has been Millers- tmg men v burg, Onaway, Tower and East v Tawas have all been saved fro-n further loss by the ra n whici'i completely extinguished the fires that were still burning there. TORONTO, Ont, July rhe varjous rel f.f expeditions coveied the greater poition of (he burned Poi- cupine distuct they failed further locs of life The other day Henn arose and indulged In some cutting remarks about the knee pants and silk hosiery and buckled that certain zens of United States w-ore at the cor-1 onation. I He delivered Darius verbal vvall-r-s it the custom 'vealth to represent foieisrn nations, and! "rod the vice regal manner in I li thev lived was not typical American government Whereupon, Representative Kahn i dead m his chair bv a nurse, of California, made a speech warra-j riinncr nad becn ly defending the "dollar diplomacy'' our rmnevrd anUnssartorj. In- cidentally he took a poke or two at Special to the Star-Journal. TOLEDO. 0, Jul> W. E. Bense, former member of the legis- lature from Ottawa countv ano one of (he must prominent ot '.won died at a lo i Li-oritil lav shortly after V nooa hour Evitcf had I been in illliWh for the pxst threa- yf-irs ax.il vcf-utlv his condition bt-j came so '-erious that his removal to the hosnital here v as dec-deO upon. He had been at the hospital fcr near- months The former legislator was found His served h.m and1 1VHECK DELAYED TRAFFIC Special to The Star-Journal NORWALK, 0., July a car or a Wheeling freight tra'n jumped the track here a1 7 o'clock this moinmg. due to a flange, the track was toru up for a distance of twenty car lengths and traffic was delayed for eight hours. It was necessary to tiaiufer passengers heie. No one was injuied. AVIATOR WILL LIVE With the arrnnl of additional re- to lepoit Representathe Henry Po you know why Chicago Athletic association 10 the aviator who breaks the woild's alti- tude record at the aviation meetin: rying out her annouirer would con mue me tea Absolii'e L fe" cult that bbe :hmg of his, Fedeial au- Ihere ill August or make-, tbe highest thprities today anncance they -nil! flight. In case no record is bioken. ias'" the postal authoi.ties oidci all the cup goes to the aviator flyms; the of See's oo'jk of "Absolute Dr. Hill is ho >eavp shot back Henn net workers, tbe burned area is be-! Do jon9 It is to make wav fo' ing coveied tl.ornuglily i T-lvn Hays Hammond Because Dr i of the musing are believed-fo have'inn is a ucc: i-an and cannot live1 flea iai into the interior aa'd found I great lefuge at isolated farm houses, and, i Henry recalled although safe, may not be heard from report "that Hammond who was for weeks Irepresentith p of the United Strt-s Reports of the latest survivors in-, nf the coronat on, had nudged the dicate that the fires staited mense blotches, instead of in one place and failed to cover the whole highest, to be held bj >in. until some other aviator breans the record of feet, attained M. G. Legag- neux, a French flyer. destroyed as (Continued On m iin- j King's elbow famiharlj and asked him hov he the cereTO'iic5 "If we should send him abroad to anothei coronation." the Texan, "I suupoae he would nudge the qaesn GOVERNORS OF TWO STATES CALL HALT UPON POOL-SELUNC AT HORSE RACES the attendant letuniod, she found the man had Hon. E was known1 a? one of fie leading democrats of Ottawa count v- He vwi', elected, to tap legislature in 1SS7 and -vu'iS re-1 in 1SV) Hu mpd" n record j as c-ear sighted anlc n-mesi-nt ithei of his and .n mst is' years after his eai> to sene his party, he strain nominaie'l for' re iretent.itr snd v elected b." a! h, ndtoire "ir [n 1'jns be was iv-elecuu' j; Ivfoi bis pireci his ia'ifii hiiii uul he, refrsea to a Mr Hense s uj estate dealer Hon r Deputy and KSan Kill Magis- trate and Constable; Claim Self-Defense BTJRNSIDE, July Sheriff James Ellis and John Helton were spirited away to Somerset early today when a mob attempted to lynch them for the alleged killing of Coun- ty Magistrate A. J. Beatty an.d stable Heath. Ellis had been arrested for boot- legging snd Helton for a minor of- fense and were being arraigned be- fore Judge Beatty when, it is alleged, they drew their revolvers and ki'Jed both Beatty and Constable Heath. They claim they shot in self-defense. A mob at one time got a.rope aiountl Ellis' neck but he was later turned back to the officeis. two daughters. ,rh' M'F? Port rimton was that of real Tiei'se vns about 'j t- a a'ul Aithur Black All reside at grief. She wrung- her hands and wept. As soon as she could reack her husband's side she grasped bis hand and> threw her arm around his bleeding form. As he was being removed to the hospital. Mars opened his eyes, but he was too weak to utter more than a few words. He lapsed into- a state of unconsciousness again shortly af- ter reaching the hosnital and has not baen able to say what happened to his machine. When Mars was dragged from der the wrecked biplane, an ambu- lance was summoned. After his in- juries had been dressed on the field by surgeons called from the crowd. the injured aviator was carried to the> auto of Mrs Charles H. Strong, daugh- ter of the late multimillionaire, Will- iam L. Scott, Mrs. Strong's oalr daughter, >Irs. Thora Ronolds, assist- ed in setting Mars into the machine and with her mother accompanied him in the machine until the atrto met the ambulance The victim was transfer- red to it and rushed to the hospital. BILL'S PASSAGE ASSURED Taft yotlfied Of a Coalition Between Insurgents and Democrats WASHINGTON, July Taft was today notified of a coalition between the aad demo- crats that insures the passpge of the bill rev.sing the wool tariff. He will therefore have to sign or veto the measure. Startling Disclosures May Soon Be Made Following Lat- est Ciue. C. MARS Harmon" of Ohio, and Marshall, of Indiana, are two governors who have taken a stand against pool sell- ing at horse races. Governor Mar- shall stopped betting at Jhe grand circuit meeting in Indianapolis, and Governor Harmon has ordered that betters cease their activity in Cleve- lauu. Governor West Launches a Big Movement Throughout the Northwest MARRIED HERE FORTY YEARS AGO; OBSERVE DA Y IN OLD PARISH PORTLAND, Ore, July move- ment looking to tbe mining and mar ketmg of the vast Alaskan coa, in In the parish in which they i buildmc at Monroe and Me.ss streets ef. married forty years ago. the Rev and! Th? 'Rev Mi. Nicholas n lr. Mrs A P of Guthne, Okla-! but one cf hti parishioners of those i -norna, will observe theii an- earlv Fred Phiihx- Mono e an- early Mrs. Fred Philby. On the Sandns- day of the wec'ding Mrs Philby re- 1. tut, w t v vii c> JT Hit lUY A its was launched today by Governor -Ky. A reception in then honor is be- bavmg strewn flowers from the West Petitions from the entire north-; ing planned by the people of Ca'varj little church to the isctory so that west will be sent to President Taft church. joung minister and his Dnde as asking the creating of an Alaskan coal Forty years ago the Rev. Mr. Xich- they left the church, trod a path of commission that will have power to de-1 olas was a joung clergyman and was flowers to their home. velop the field and build a railway to j an assistant in Grace parish, in Controller Bay. The coal will then be j charge of the Calvary mission. The sold to the public at cost. mission had been started In a barn I a gmajj frame church biuld- BALTIMORB, July I i.ng had been erected on Second with embezzlement, on June 21. of r street. In this little church the mar- from the niinoii Leather Co. of i iage took place. The Building w as Cincinnati, of which be was manager long ago torn down, a second church C. J. Thompson was arrested at the j erected on First street aii'l this, in Eutaw house here by detectives. jturn, replaced by the present fine The Rev. Mr. Nicholas is now arch- deacon of the diocese of Oklahoma By a coincidence, his bishop, tbe Rt. Rev. P. K. Brooke, is also a foinier Sandusky rector. The Rev. Mr. Nich- olas is here for the summer montiis, taking care of the work of Grace parish in the absesce of the Ashton and ot Calvary parish. CHICAGO. July of the snarl ot dark secrets surtounding the I tragic death of James Pettit in Lake Michigan and the tangled affairs of 1 tbe Gram Co. arises the face ot n woman. woman, identified by fe'low op- erators on tae boaid of ts-acle as being a preitj >ojng actie-ss, until lecentsy a member of a company playing in Chicago, ss said to been raised fiom the lowly position of a mazucxir- 1st in a big Chicago hotel to a star in the theatrieaj world, at one jump. Jim Pettit s money is said to have brought about the transformation As late as last Thursiav. Pettit Is said to have with the won.an The> were together in Aus- tin, where the >oung woman's mothf lives A strange coincidence in con- nection with Pettit's death is that tr woman left the city on the ildv her trip to Vustin m an s with him. She is said to living now at a nearby When the youns woman was "brought out" as a star in the theatri- cal world a short time ago, it wsa an- nounced that she was a beauiiful and talented Universitv of Chicago whom the theatre manager had attracted to by dramatic abilitini Frank O. Wetmore, chairman of joint committee of Chicago aa4 Min- neapolis bankers, which control of the assets of F H Co., admitted that ft shortage of nearly 500.W bushels of gnia ta4 been found in the Peavey Grain Oik   

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