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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 26, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        TWAY'S NEWS TODAY SANDUSKY STAR- I THE HOME PAPER General Sherwood Gains Vic- tory Over Anderson in Ab- sence of Latter. SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1911, THEIR CONTROVERSY SETTLED BY HOUSE LAST EDITION REVISION OF COTTON SCHEDULE APPROVED Debate to Be Limited for Early Measure in Senate, WASHINGTON, .July gressman Isaac R. Sherwood, of Toledo, won a decided victory ov- er Congressman Carl C. Anderson, of the Sandusky district, in the house democratic caucus when, upon motion of Chairman Under- wood, of the ways and means committee, the Sherwood dollar-a- day pension bill was ordered upon the calendar. By this action the Anderson bill was displaced and the democrats put themselves squarely and positively on record as in favor of pension legislation at the outset of the regular ses- sion. Following the failure of Gen. Sher- wood to secure a hearing on the floor last week it had been expected that the fight would be renewed Monday 'but it went over until the caucus called to consider the cotton ule. Representative Anderson was present at the caucus and thure no semblance of a contest when Chairman Underwood offered his mo- tion. The effect of the action is u> -pake the Sherwood bill the pension mil of this congress and to put the Anderson bill back in the hands o the committee of which Sherwood i chairman. The Sherwood till wil hold its place on the calendar at th opening of the regular session in De cember. The caucus sustained Speaker Clark and Chairman Underwood in their contention against a general revision of the tariff, at the present session RECIPROCITY A LAW. .WASHINGTON, July dent afternoon signed tne Canadian reciprocity law. engrossed copy, already bear- fig }he signatures of Vice Presi- dent Sherman and Speaker Clark, was nanded in early in the day although Congressmen OlUe James and Claude Kftchin pnt up a fight for such a revision: The Ohio congress- men supported Otark and Underwood. Of the sixteen Ohio democrats, eleven were present at the caucus. The cotton revision bill was ap- proved by unanimous vote and it was pfcmned to limit the debate to tottr days so as to secure a vote, pos- sibly .this week. The committee estimates that un- oer the new rates the revenues to -be dewved from the cotton tariff in twelve months will be a decrease of a little more than 000 from last year under the Payne- Aldnch -law. Cotton clothing duties are reduced from 46 to 30 and 25 per cent; cotton cloth, not merceriz- ed or bleached, cut to 15, 20 and 25 per cent, in various grades, and'cloth composed of silk or mercerized is cut from. 42, 46 to 25 per cent. Without expectation of accomplish- ing any result .beyond the exchange of views, the democratic senators went into caucus to consider wool tariff legislation. They were much .divided on the. question. Probably the most startling development was the discovery that there was a possibility of the passage of the house wool bill through the aid of insurgent repub- lican votes. The report to this effect became current through expressions of Senator Poindexter of an insurgent, who is friendly to the house hill, and the discovery created consternation on the republican side of the chamber. There was an immediate canvass of the situation and it was found that those-mentioned as favorable to the conse bill had been placed in a false position. Three or four of the insur- gents were found to have said that they would accept the house bill if no NUMBER 247. YOUTH HELD AS WIFE MURDERER STRUMS GUITAR AND SMOKES C1CARETS IN CELL Police Cteim Mrs. Beattie Was Shot As She Stood in Road. YOUNG GIRL'S CONFESSION Miss Binford Said to Have! Admitted Promise to Elope, Hopes to Land Some Keystone State Delegates for Harmon. FACTIONS MEAN .TROUBLE Nebraska Democrats Make Nc Indorsement But Republi- cans Pick Taft, WASHINGTON, July ant Governor Hugh Nichols today went to Pennsylvania to confer with he democratic leaders of the Kev- >toue state in an effort to line up erne delegates for .Harmon. He faces a peculiar situation and one which hreatens to'greatly embarrass him Pennsylvania democracy is at pres- nt divided into two factions, one led y Col. Jim Quffey of Pittsburg and ne by Bepresentative A. Mitchell alffittr of Stroudsburg. They are ghting each other tooth and nail Vo matter which faction Nichols ooks up with, he will earn the en- nity of the opposing faction. He is confident, however, of getting a num- o-f Pennsylvania delegates for Harmon. FREMONT, Neb., July democratic state convention here anopted There was no serious outbreak be- tween the Harmon and Bryaii forces, The -Douglas county delegation, with  ina tho'v j are preparing already for his cam- paign for the nomination. There were no new entries in the but not until the tug had fought its way several times almost o reaching distance of the struggling men, were they a-ble to grasp the rope They were then liauled to the deck of he tug, and a quick run was made to he river. The shipwrecked men were then transferred to the cabin of the Hav- eed. a yacht owned by Walter Bakfer of Cleveland, where they receved medical attention. I Sled their jrouumis with the necessary number of signa- jtures with Clerk Doerabaeh. of j board of elections. They were Coua- jcilman J. Frank Donahue, who had 85 signatures on his petition, and Councilman J. C. Parsons, who had 84 signatures. Both are running for councilnmn-at-large. Under the law a -democratic petition requirre 53 sig- natures, based upon the number of votes cast for Governor Harmon at the last election, and a republican petition requires 25 signatures, npoa the vote for Warren G. Mud- ing. The first petition filed was OT W. C. Dise, wuhw to f tee of Oxford township. sent in late INEWSPA'PERf NE WSFAPEEl   

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