Sandusky Star Journal, August 12, 1911

Sandusky Star Journal

August 12, 1911

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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - August 12, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE HOME PAPER THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. :ORlY-FOURTh YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 262, Money King Subpeenaed By Stanley Probers to Tell His Story. BANKER THORNE SAYS PERKINS STARTED RUN Head of Trust Company Flatly Charges Morgan's Men With Responsibility, Booker T. Washington, the negro educator, will not be allowed to speak in the hall of representatives at the state capitol at Austin, Texas, when he visits that city next month. A resolution seeking to accord Washing- ton that privilege was introduced in the house of representatives but was voted down. Two Amherst Boys, Returning From Fishing Trip, Hurled to Death. WASHINGTON, Aug. P. Morgan is to be a witness before the Stanley steel trust probe com- mittee. This has been definitely decided and a subpoena has been issued for the man whose name has figured so much in the testi- mony of others. He is expected to arrive from Europe next Wednesday but may not be called until October or November as the committee is likely to adjourn to- day. The workings of the pools and "gen- tlemen's agreements" that were pre- valent in the steel trade up to 1905 were explained to the committee to- day by W. C. Temple, of Pittsburgh, who was commissioner of several pools. Temple declared that all pools and agreements ended in 1904 and Judge Gary broke up the practice. He also told how J. P. Morgan had turn- ed down an opportunity to buy the Carnegie steel plant for and six months later paid for it: Oaldeigh Thome, president of the New. York Trust Company of America, which became involved in the finan- cial panic of affairs of which have been linked with the taking over of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Com- pany by the United States Steel Cor- poration at that crisis, followed George W. Perkins as a witness be- fore the committee. Mr. Thome flatly charged George W. Perkin with responsibility for the rim on his concern during the panic of 1907. It was in consequence of the fun. on the Trust Company of America that the steel trust absorbed the Ten- nessee Coal Iron Co. The allegation is that the latter move was necessary to save the trust company from going to the wall. According to Mr. Thome, it, was through Mr. Perkins that a statement was given to a newspaper, that the Trust Company of America was a "sore spot" in the panic situa- tio.n but that aid would be given it Martin W. Littleton conducted the examination of Mr. Thprne, who first outlined the history of the Trust Company of America. He said that before the panic of 1907 his campony had assets of He explained that he had been a member of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Syndi-' cate and that his bank had made loans ouonT rilADn AMH COPADC to Moore and Schley, which had heenloHOOl bUAKD AND ESCAPE paid. i As far as the Tennessee Coal and Convict BOOKER IS SNUBBED BY STATE OF TEXAS AMHERST, 0., Aug. care of a little brother cost the lives of Frank, seven years old, a.nd Stephen, fourteen year's old, sons of Anthony Schmitz, while returning from fishing. Stephen was carrying his brother Frank in his arms from the east- bound track of the Lake Shore to the opposite track to avoid an oncoming "stone run." In the attention the older brother younger, he.''id-not see 'an oncoming passenger-train. Al Nichols, Toledo, said he was too overcome to stop the train. A turtle, the reward of the youngsters' after- noon fishing, together with half the skull of Stephen and the brains of Frank were on the pilot of the engine as it pulled into the local station. The bodies were hurled thirty yards. The spot that put a sad end to the happy fishing excursion has been the scene of half a dozen deaths the past year. It is considered the most dangerous stretch between Cleveland and Toledo. The heart-broken moth- er's condition is critical. London Settlement Does Not Include Liverpool and Man- chester, However. SHORTER HOURS, MORE PAY Food Famine in Metropolis Relieved and Men Will Resume Work, LONDON, Aug. won the most sweeping and complete victory in the history of industrial struggles in England, London union leaders are jubilant today. Ben Tillett, leader of the federation, summed up the strike and its outcome for the United Press as follows: BY BEN TILLETT. "This is labor's greatest tri- umph in the country. The 100.- 000 families of the strikers are not only benefited by the increase in wages but by the shorter hours and better conditions whereby they will have an opoprtunity for the first time in their lives for recre- ation. The forces of capital are at last compelled to recognize the absolute power of the wage earn- er. This is by far the most im- portant point gained by the un- ion." The strike of dock men, lighter men, coal porters and car men, which for several days had seriously dis- EXTREME HEAT IN ROME ADDS TO SUFFERING OF AFFLICTED POPE: VIEW OF VATICAN PALACE SHOWS WHERE HIS HOLINESS LIES ILL John F. McCrystal and C. B, Winters Would Succeed Judge Reed. OTHERS MENTIONED FOR THE POSITION Attorneys Say They Would Pre- fer McCrystal or pointment Comes The picture shows a front view of the vaiiean palace in Rome. The second row of windows in the section of the building on the right are those of His Holiness' apartments. The two darkened windows those of his private chapel. Physicians Disappointed Over His Failure to Says He'l! Get Well. ROME, August pby- SUGAR AGAIN BOOSTED; HOUSEWIVES' TROUBLE Unsettled at Liverpool. LIVERPOOL, Aug. troops were brought into the city last night to assist in surpressin-g the riot- .ng which is continuing unchecked today. The settlement of the strike j in London has not affected the strikers here. Conditions are hourly growing more critical. WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. electrical trust will dissolve shortly Irather than take chances in the court, according to information today. They Iron stock was involved in collateral on loans in his bank, it was nominal ('Continued on Page 6) Trace Found of and Desperadoes Wlo Him. Freed CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Aug. Although the search continued late into the night and was renewed by scores of officers today nothing has I been discovered of the two desper- I adoes who shot Guard Allen Hamaker at the Anamosa reformatory yester- day, liberated convict Charles Smitch, Columbus Politicians See This Another Slap at Gov. Harmon. in COLUMBUS, Aug. di- rect slap has been given to Governor j Harmon by William J. Bryan in ac-i e cepting the offer of hospitality of Harvey C. Garber during his stay in Columbus. Mr. Bryan will reach Co- lumbus tomorrow night from his western home and during his stay in the city will be the guest of Mr. Gar- ber, a bitter political foe of Governor j I suddenly confronted Transport Workers Out. MANCHESTER, Aug. port workers whose strike is unaffect- ed by the London settlement issued an ultimatum to the employers today declaring that unless their demands are granted by Monday they will call out railway carters and freight hand- roads tying-up--the-f: traffic of the entire country. It Is doubted, however, whether the other railway men would answer a call for a. general strike. and escaped. The hunters surrounded a wood WATERLOO, La., Aug. near Viola last night and discovered j w- Jenson applied a lighted match to the buggy used by the desperadoes I a loaded cigar recently. It exploded but the men escaped. One of ne sued Larry Lanigan for desperadoes is Smitch's brother but! damages. the other is unknown. j The method by which Smitch mado s his escape was new to prison offi- i cials. Some one called up the prison j WHAT IS A MINT JULEP? NEW YORK, Aug. permission to see the man. The per-, gressman Ollie James, of Ken- mission was granted and the guards' at the quarry, two miles west of the prison, where the convict was at worfc, were instructed to .-end him in. Ham- Harmon. Bryan speaks to the members of the; mgn wh d Jefferson club at Olcntangy park next! nf the riders d him. in foot, arid away were by two other i a buggy. One through -cJaiVv." tucky. Dr. Harvey W. Wiley and s Colonel Henry Watterson have been asked to act as a.jury to decide a controversy between Al- bert and S. H. Jewett, two wealthy Xew Yorkers, as to the proper method of mixing a mint julep. A purse of and wag- ers of nearly 53.000 staked on th? verdict. more are Beef Prices Up. lack of' improvement in the pope's day, the price now being the high- condition following his slight relapse est known in years. Retailers say last night. During the night caffeine the price is sure to go to seven cents had to be administered to the pontiff ja_ pound and they expect it to go by the trust to strengthen his heart action which i eight cents. Some would not be DQC became weak and caused physicians prised if ten cents were reached. to be hurriedly summoned. wife sicians of Pope Pius showed their osepnses turbed all business in London and re-j keen disappointment today over the' suited in a shortage of foodstuffs, petrol and other necessities, was end- ed with the settlement of the lighter men's dispute. The men were conceded a ten-hour day and an increase of -about 25 per cent in wages It is now expected that all the men will return to work Monday. Until the agreement was reached, the situation appeared critical and troops were being held in readiness to proceed to London. The evening passed quietly, without street disturbances, while under police protection meat and other foodstuffs were transferred from the depots to the markets. The labor situation throughout Eng- land, Scotland and Wales is extreme- ly serious .this evening. -Jubilant over the success of the shipping federation, team drivers, and dock workers' un- the various trades throughout the country are preparing to strike to enforce similar demands. The rail- way teamsters here are out, claiming the general teamsters' agreement did lot affect, them and their example has been followed at all suburban stations. These are sorry the house-; have fronted. Flour is held to mail jit is endeavoring to keep down i a reasonable level and eggs are also I in the Sugar was given another boost Fri-! comnarativelv cheap The condition is practically unheard Complications of bronchial trouble j of. There is no known reason for the and gout are proving persistent. The advance except that the sugar trust warm weather and the age of th-3 wants the money. pontiff make his case more serious. One explanation is offered that Late Friday the reports had been en- there is a shortage of sugar and that couraging and; Cardinal Merry Del Val i refiners are now behind "in their or- secretary of state, decided to go to i ders. Why they should be behind is his villa at Montemaria on Sunday for the remainder of the summer. a question that has not been answer- ed, however. It is also claimed that The pope sat up in his chair several j sugar beets have been injured by times and joked with his sisters and j drouth, and that heavy speculation in officials who visited him. He seem- England and on the .continent has ed somewhat from pain and caused1 a shortage in New York. At once told those about him that he in-1 any rate the jobbers are facing a tended to get well. WILLING TO "BUST" ITSELF shortage and so the pi-ices are soaring, and just at the time when the house- wife needs more sugar for the can- Electrical Trust Submits Plan Dissolution Bather Than Fight in Courts. j ning of fruit. Sugar is not the only commodity to Of: advance. Potatoes are now retailing 1 at forty cents a peck, the shortage being responsible for this. Butter is also advancing while meat prices THIS EXPLAINS IT. WASHINGTON, Aug. have already submitted plans for their! Harry C. Frankenfield, government dissolution to Attorney General Wick-1 forecaster, declares the intense ersham, it was said today. The gov- heat which has been felt all over ernment's suit will be dropped if the world this summer has been department is convinced that the trust has "busted" itself. 40 miles high CLAY MIXERS STRIKE WELLSTQN, O., August the due to a belt of stagnant hot air. miles long. miles wide and 40 miles high gripping the earth on boih sides of the equator. The foiecaster promises relief as soon as cooler air can break result of the disagreement as to through the torrid belt. This hot -wage scale for mining clay in the belt, he says, is due to a peculiar rittan company mines, all employes' are on a strike today. The company refused to grant a straight wage scale of 30 cents a ton, the men to furnish their own ammunition. distribution of atmospheric pres- sure. He absolves Halley's comet from any connection with the pres- ent weather situation. again. Beef; wholesale, has been raised from two to three cents a within the last fortnight and a of another cent is predicted The activities of two Erie coun- ty candidates in neighboring cit- ies, Friday, developed fact that ti-.ere will be a iively contest for appointment to the common pleas bench to succeed Judge Charles S. Reed, who is expected to resign September 1. John F.. McCrystal and C. B. Winters are the candidates thus far entered and fiere may be more, George C. Beis and Probate Judge Thomas M. Sloane having besn mentioned for the place. Attorney McCrystal was calling on lawyers in other counties Friday j and Saturday aad was assured of I some support. He found, however, Winters was also race. According; to Fremont reports, a petition for Winters was presented to a dsmpcratic th'af "city just 'as "JlcCrysta'Fwas ISilsir 9___, ing over the situation with him. s la Fremont the cry has been raised against Mr. JleCrystal that he had a the independent ago aad was ag' prices of years. Last fall beef prices soared to alarm- ing heights, denly lowered down through the winter and spring untiL a" very low level was reached prominent part in movement a few nominated for common pleas judge by, the independents at the time of the memorable Port Clinton convention, effort to secure democratic neees was defeated. Attorney McCrystal was alsoi in Norwalk Friday where he called -ttpflB" There also he learned i that Winters was a candidate tor tha appointment But the trouble is on again, and this time worse than ever. IS PULPIT TOPIC Rev. Dr. Richmond Assaiis Smart Set of Newport As Most Wicked. Sandusky attorneys had generally that, as a result of the de- lay of the resignation of Judge Heed, George C. Beis would probably be candidate for the place and would get the appointment. Even though might differ with him politically they; respected his ability and wonld haTO no objection. It is evident, that there will be objection to Repre- sentative Winters. Attorneys aaj! they would prefer either Beis or Crystal. The appointment of a judge; it Is pected. will be made about September. 1, by Governor Harmon. It is erally agreed that it will eoiiie. to Erie county since the vacancy arises here. Scott StahL of Pott Clinton, was favored by some, especially- to Ottawa and Sandusky counties, but PHILADELPHIA. Aug. of has refused thus far to become- AMERICAN GIRL, NOW TITLED ENGLISH LADY.; IS COMING HOME TO ENGAGE IN SOCIAL WAR Monday afternoon and just what he i th abdoraen will say is a matter of conjecture.; but it is given out that nothing will j be said that will in any way refer to ir-r- ini HMT-H i Governor Harmon or anybody's elsesjUFE IN DOG KENNEL J ACK BETTER candidacy for the presidential nomi- THAN IN PALACE nation. It may be that some reply will be made to the charges of Repre- sentative Underwood as this will be Bryan's first public speech since it j was made. Even if this is made there SPRINGFIELD. Mass., Aug. 12. will be interest in it. in view of the .Mrs. Jack GeragViy, formerly Miss fact that Representative Sharp ei hteen vears declared that underwood would make a satisfactory running mate to Har-j old- who Iicro wlth a Newport mon in 1812. .The fact that Bryan will WITH RICH SOCIETY FOOL chauffeur, in the first extended up between myself and my family. They wa.nted. me to go in for the life that ali the young women of my class liked, but I rebelled. "The people in society are too va- pid, the men especially, and it was be the i view since her romantic escapade, rarity when 1 met a real, man among guest of Mr. Garber during his stay told of her repented efforts for two them. I had not been 'out" long be- in Columbus is not being discussed j years to win permission of her weal- fore I realized that, this life would by the friends of Governor Harmon i thy parents, of her intense love for; never do for me. The women seemed any more than they say "What more j ber poor suitor and of the bitter op-1 so heartless to me. so self-centered. could you [position of her family to an alliance! living only for pleasure and the ex- Garber has returned from Bu- with the man of her choice. cHement of having prettier frocks rope where he ,ias been for the past "I would rather live in a dog ken- j than their neighbors and richer bus- few months, or .since declaring a-jnel with Jack." she said, "than in a; bands and more jewels and larger en- gainst presidency. He j palace w-ith the richest society fool II tertainments. is about the r that could be i know. "Our first meeting? It was three found who is a political way j "I can keep house. I know all years ago. Mr. Geraghty was senl in Columbua Ohio, who is about marketing. I have practiced around to demonstrate a new car that against the presidential j this on the nuiet in my own borne m my father had told me I might buy against nomination is to be very signl Govern gan and turn presidential j this on the quiet in my own home m fact that Bryan J preparation for just this occasion. my father had told me I might buy and immediately I was attracted two days is: We will hot starve to death by any j him. He was so intensely different from i means. I have no money of ray own, j the men T had been presented to. He jn is still in Michi- is expected to re- he will not reach Co- though I see that some seem to think J was so honest, so manly and so strong, I have. i and he carried himself like a fine, me manly man who isn't afraid of any- .U week, it is said "But my husband can support lumbus tion tcbr as New or i tfme to accept his invita- p from the same platform Governor Wilson of i also declined the hon- the barbecue, and rong the distinguished and support me well. He is an auto- mobile demonstrator and" gets aj week now. That is how I met him, when he was demonstrating a car for me. body ought to carry himself. "My, how I enjoyed that drive! It gave me an interest in life I had not dreamed of. The following summer i our friendship ripened and before "I have always hated she! long we knew that we cared for each said, "and because of this points of [other. So you see it isn't exactly disagreement were always springing puppy love." the most severe arraignments of so- candidate. ciety ever heard is contained in the sermon announced by the Rev. Dr. G. C. Richmond of St. John's Episcopal church for tomorrow. Dr. Richmond will say: "Such a man as Astor should be driven from our shores to Turkey where a legal harem might be estab- lished. The American 'smart set' is rotten in spirit, unclean in Declines To Seek Office. With a week elapsing since petfc j tions for the primaries were filed, there has been little political' activity. No more candidates have announced platforms, although several have wholesome in touch: they are like a dread disease. The social life of New- port is one of sin. The women of the 'smart of weak, insipid natures, are the worst characters the world knows to lead the men to sin." In Detroit Too. DETROIT, Aug. for councilman-at-larga, seat to tna board of electionss his declination to. be a candidate. Since there are three candidates remaining, J. F. J. C. Parsons snd Thomas McKenna, no vacancy the is i.eijsated and so it is doubtful if anyone cam b? put. up in Mr. BieaFs Monday will be the first tegistra- Aug. 12. __ ______ that be would preach on the coming i tion first under the aew plaa Astor-Fcrce marriage, the- Rev. C. Ar-jof registering and transferring voters ncld, of the Trnntu'Episcopal church, jat the board of elections office Instead denounced the approaching nuptials i at the voting booths, in scathing terms. "Astor seeks with wicked lust to marry a mere saiti Rev. Ar- nold. "I cannot-coiJrtive how such a man, wiio ha-s been practically ad- judged a criminal by a court and I wiiosc character is iyiiobir and un-j CINCINNATI. Aus. suits clean, ain get the consent of parents i asking damages cf were filed to wed their daughter." j today" against Republican Leader George B. Cox's Cincinnati Trust com- COX'S TRUST COMPANY SUED FOR DAMAGES A Hot One From Nat. NEW YORK. August Astor doubtleis pay little attention to the cant, and hyprocrissy those pioplo who are oniy tco willing to spring from their well deserved ob- scurity and endeavor to share public- with one so well known as John Jacob Astor." said Nat Goadwin, the prominent, and much-married actor. "The laws of country, thank Gori. prohibit men and women living with each other and undersoins; the tortures of tro Inquisition." continu- ed Mr. Godwin. "The of marriage is made hideous and menac- ed by shew long-haired prating iiyp- ot'ritr.o who carry a richer abundance of vic-p than the average man: who have not tro courage to burst the bonds of matrimony, but would corn- pel people who live in misery to con- tinue on and on. Mr. Astor. 1 am sure, pays no attention to those paid emissaries who barter their opinions and add insult to injury." i pany in common pleas court. The 1 suits allege the trust company has persisted in maintaining a defectiya" fault on property it owns at West 6th avenue, in violation of the city sanitary regulations and that as a re- sult the family of Wm. Messer has be- come ill. The plaintiffs are members of Messer's family. Gen. A. B. Nettleton Died in Chicago and Body Be Cremated. Will The Viscountess used to be Miss Marguerita Drexel, of New York, will sail for America soon, according to gossip of London soiety, to attempt to establish herself as so- cial leader in New York and Newport. Before her marriage she was a social rival of Mrs. Ogden Mills, now one of the reigning leaders at Newport The pictures show the viscountess, her husband and the English palace they as a country home. THE WEATHER Forecast: Showers this after noon or tonight. Sunday fair and slightly Temperature at 7 a. m., 6S de- greea. Temperature one year ago, 65 degrees. Sun rises Sunday at a. m. and sets at p. m.: rises Mon- day at a. m. and sets at p. m. (standard time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, 13 miles northeast at Friday ev- eniug. STAR-JGURNAL BUREAF. Munsey Building. WASHINGTON. Aug. services over the remains of the late Gen. Alfred Bayard Nettleton, soldtor, editor and man of public life, and for- taer resident of Sandusky. will be held here Wednesday. Burial wilt mmde in the Arlington National n-rneterj. Gen. Nettieton died at his Chicago Friday. Be was 73 age and for years had hwn a nent figure. At one time he owner and editor of Register. From 1880 to assistant secretary of ireww.rjr. By his own, 'wiy of Nettleton wi'.l be in and the ashes will hm' the funeral service tad tmrUl, {NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER! ;