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   The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - September 14, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                        y. THE HOME PAPER TODAY'S NEWS TOD AY THE SAN DUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 290. TAFT ADYISORS PLAN TO OUST HITCHCOCK AND LET LORE ENGINEER NEXT CAMPAIGN He Had Murdered Sweetheart Who Had Repulsed Him and Refused to be Reconciled JJOHNSQN CONFESSES LEMBERGER OUTRAGE Is Immediately Sentenced to Life Imprisonment to Save Him From Lynching, KENTON, 0., Sept. ed by a posse eariy this morning, Jaspar Newman, 25, shot and kill- ed himself. Newman was being sought, following the murder of Delia Hallsey here last night. Newman and Miss Hallsey hdd long been sweethearts but after a disagreement Miss Hallsey came to Kenton, asking Newman to cease his attentions. Newman followed ,her. Newman's parents Insisted he could not be guilty but as the posse entered the barn, a shot was heard and Newman was found dead. Miss Hallsey was employed at "Witt's bakery and was seen there be- hind the counter about 7 o'clock shortly before the shots were fired. Newman, who is a T. O. machinst, was seen about the place Sheriff Wagner and a score of deputies head- ed a posse which hunted all night for murderer. Newman, a brother, told the officers that if his brother had committed the crime he would kill himself befoie being taken. This proved to be the case. No one was in the bakery when the murder occurred. Men at a nearbj laiou- shop heard screams, followed bj shots Upon investigation the gill was found dead a few yalds from the rear door of the bakery. Merle Fleming, a bookkeeper, stated that the young woman was in the bakery, behind the counter when he Etenped into the place shortly before 7 o'clock to purchase some cigars. He raid that a man answering the de- Bciiption of Newman was in the place. After making his purchase Fleming walked to the, front door and stated that he saw the walk to the back, foam of the bakery and that the rrdnkk Hitchcock man followed her. Soon afterward be heard1 shots. Two women who were passing the tide door of the bakery at this time eay that they saw a man and woman merge, scuffling, but thought that the two were in fun. A minutes later thev heard a wo- man's crj for help and turning saw that the man had evidently dragged the girl up the sidewalk to a dark spot near a large billboard The women rushed to a near-by grocery to give thf alarm, but immediately shots weie fceard. BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. With everything in readiness for the start of his long speaking trip over the country, tonight, friends and political advisors of President Taft have near- ly completed their woik to bring about the renomlnation of the piesi- republican national convention. So nearly finished do they consider their efforts that they already count the president renominated and are planning for his re-election Their efforts between now and Jan- uary l will be toward the ousting of Postmaster General Frank H. Hitch- nf f fiom the control of the republi- f r, and the William Loeb, Was Compelled to Stop Six Times and Drives Only 68 Miles By Noon GAMELY KEEPS GOING DESPITE HIS TROUBLE Others -Expected to Begin Flight in Great Transcon- tinental Contest Soon SCANDAL RUNS RAMPANT IN OHIO TOWN AFTER MAID POSES IN SCANTY COSTUME MIDDLETOWN. X. J.. Sept Aviator resumed his flight this afternoon and is making betfei pro- I giess than during the stau of the! lace He is now about 70 miies west of his starting point and is lolloping i the Erie tracks. It is believ ed that he i make good headway this after- noon. Ward came down at Middlstown, 68 miles from his starting point for lunch and despite the tact that his engine had bee nactmg badlly he said that he would continue the flight. He was compelled to land near Sil- ver Lake shortly before noon that be- ing the sixth stop he had made in covering a distant of 42 miles Made Early Start. PATERSON, N. J., Sept or Ward took to the air at 7 45 todav, resuming his transcontinental flight. Margaret LISBON, 0., Sept. He was forced to alight within two i Holliday, a slender, sprightly miss of miles because of motor trouble but seventeen again started at 9 20. an artist. summers, has the soul of That's all, just the soul, He had planned to make Middle- 1 ancl she probably doesn't know she town, N. Y., his first stop and to go Possesses it, at that but because '.Lence to Buffalo, but a high head i has the soul of an artist, wind and the fact that he twice lost j scandal is mnning rampant through his way over the network of railroad tlm quiet old town, here in the ex- tracks in New Jersey made it impos- tleme eastern part of Ohio a scandal sible for him to complete even half Lhat cannot br cheated of its inevita- ble wrecked homes, wrecked Ca'een5; Decked lives a11 started of the projected first stage He landed easily here and is in a good position for a start tomorrow The twenty miles separating this Js a tnm', vivacious :hild with a flash- j "O w nf Kjtmi i HM place and Governors island represent probably only one-third of the dis- tance actually traveled by Ward. v Losing his way as soon as he reached the i Chairmanship the Jersey shore, he followed the Le- of the next national committee to be selected at the conclusion of the cou- vention. Thwe wiir tional committee early boon after theie will be a meeting of the president's friends, and political advisors, at the White House for the purpose of putting the postmaster general out of commission political- ly. .Erie which, go he lost his bearings ended at Ashford, some sev- enteen or eighteen miles from Gov- ernors island. He left there at 2 p. m. but finding himself being buffeted by the wind he Confessed Awful Crime. MADISON, Wis.. Sept. A. Johnson, known as Dogskia" John- son, confessed last night that he hart' murdered little Annie Lemberger and he was immediately sentenced to life imprisonment n the penitentiary upon his plea of guilt} Fears of (Continued on Page 5) Work Train Derailed Near Cleveland and Many Men Buried in the Debris. CLEVELAND, 0, Sept 14 Unidentified foieipners weie killed, sixteen badly injured and one missing Sn a wreck on the Lake Erie and Pittsburgh railroad which occuned at, Bouth, Newburg while the tram was j which are decided upon and adjourn Democratic Congressmen Urge Upon Governor the Neces- sity of Gerrymander. COLUMBTJS, O, Sept. is be- lieved now that without a doubt the Ohio legislature will be called into extra session in December and that the democratic congressmen have con- vinced Governor Harmon that this is necessary to help them keep their seats, and that the state must oe gerrymandered so that the districts i will be surely democratic or republi-j Said Interstate Rate Case Rul- ing Was Cause for Demand Of Judicial Recall. LAKE, N. Sept. in a fierce arraignment of the "auto- cratic" and "unreasonable action" of Justice Sanborn, of the Eighth Uniteo States circuit court, Governor Aldncfc of Nebraska, todiy pointed to the house of governors a picture whicn he says explains the clamor for tnc> iigh Valley railroad tracks to southwest, mistaking them for in the outskirts of Newark at p. m. He resumed his flight and landed just inside Paterson's southerly city limit ffity-five minutes later. He remained here over night. ing, sparkling ijuality of de- cided to enter a contest ID which a prize was to be awaided the girl whom the ballots should denote the most handsome. So one Sunday after- noon last June she enteied the studio of Lemuel Johnson, the foiemost pho- tographer in Lisbon, to pose for her picture. Latter Took Suit Cases When She Left Sandusky Ttiis Morning. PREPARES STATEMENT BUT NOT CONFESSION Mystery As To Whereabouts of Convicted Official Cleared up Thursday Rodney J. Diegle, convicted sergeant-at-arms of the senate, who has had detectives, newspap- ermen and attorneys of the state stirred up over his apparent dis- appearance, is in Dayton and evidently has been there for several days. This was established .conclij- ssvely Thursday. A dispatch from Dayton announced that Die- gle had been seen on the strsets there Wednesday night. At the same tsme, the Star-Journal !sarn- ed that Mrs. Diegle left here on the Big Four tram at hav- ing purs'-ased -I_ ticket for Day- ton, where she arrived" She took two suit cases with hsr. It is supposed that Mrs Diegle was in communication with her hasbanJ late night and that jiiaiu lor futuie weie then KerTrtKT "ft This Sunday afternoon it seemed ,f l aS tnne worse. The lines and, curves of this execution expires. H is known that Diegie is close to John joung Venus Spemed to exeicise a E hl strange fascination over him. His hl_b. attorney. strange fascination over him. His ar tistic senses quickened to an appre- ciation of the opportunity. (Continusd on Page 2) WEATHER? lt Aldrich attacked can. iin tne Nebraska inter-state rate cases, ]ago 5- Th-5 grounds on which the session Ws p'lmg would have "sim rises Friday nOrt TnQ nnvmt-i tn4i I _ when he wrote, "A rag a bone and a hank of Forecast: Clou- dy tonight and Friday' waimer Temperature at 7 a m., 51; one year (Laucaf b ald the er rors in the Smith one per cent the state of its constitutional A siftral victory for suffra-i wind at 5'11 a m. and [standard velocity for 21 Despite lowering clouds, Thursday, as expected, proved to be the big daj of the fair, although with man} extia attractions each should draw monster -crowds. With the large at- faii late Wednesday afternoon and, while short, it was After Diegle was seen-he hurried along the street and disappeared in a darkened house Admittance was re- fused to others. Diegle's Columbus at- torneys do not deny that he is-prepar- ing Ms statement here bat wUl not confirm or deny any statements that they have conferred with, him, Bie- fgle's personal attorney, Joha Egaa, cannot be located. John Connor, who assisted ic, tha defense, said Diegle was with his ton attorneys, C. J. Matters and Frank B Egan, anfi was writing a statement which was not to fae in the form of a confession "The statement." he added, "is- being pienared for ow use as muclf ti.jv- t ib MQQ tl f v Hon. On account of N a gusty land an-r othe- purpose. Re will breeze, as the aviator explained it information which will assist in flight was delayed until about others indicted in these cas- o'clock The machine was taken in- 1 es- bas confesson to make tendance Wednesdav and Thursday of tne ''ace track where the "elieve has told all Tie knows.'1 for some distance had been leveled off I Edward C. Tinner, prosecuting at- the success of the fair was assured and it is believed theie will be anothei big crowd Friday Business was suspended to a large extent in The city Thuisday afternoon county and city offices, banks and many stores being closed It was the big daj for city people and also for the farmeis, and there seemed to be a constant procession of autos and car- riages to the grounds Howard Le Van, the 17-year-old aviator, of Toledo, prepared to make two short flights Thursday afternoon and he will afso make two flights Fri- day, according to present plans. Le Van made his first flight at the for the start and finish of the flight of Franklin county, About ten minutes after the ma- j because the have matfe sa chine was taken out of the tent the much of DiegVs disappearance, flight was started. Le Van arose in dared he feared the search br newgr easy fashion from the ground and flew PaPer men for Diegle hart restiltetl west for some distance, then circled attorneys for the defense aiound and returned nuking an ex- sentenced senate officer. cellent landing. During his flight he attained a height from 200 to 300 feet The first trotting and pacing races were started Thursdaj afternoon and theie will be another fine la-.d Friday (Continued on Page o) LADIES' TAILORS STRIKE, Fill, 10.000 the Order to Walk i to "If he is with counsel foF the oth- er defendants in the bribery' Turner said, "there is little chance that he will prepare the statement promised to me. Perhaps Col, Has An Astra! Body LEAGUE MEETS TONIGHT. Out and Sew York .llnst Wait For Ih-esses. se" i vji. c> ni LIIC oiiJit uuc iiVl UtJllL LiiV iiiaAii-u uiii n iiiu v CIUL.II.J lui -t i law and the Grosser Snitiitive and ref- tcs w won when Dr- Annalhours ending at noon today! 11 miles The Erie Coiuitv Constitutional Convention league will meet at 8 in the Has anybody heie teen Diegle D-i-e- g-l-e Has here seen Diegle, seen him a-flmin' bv erendum law, the attornev general having knocked the pins from under the Grosser law. It is now said that Governor Har- mon will consent if a pledge can be secured at a legislative caucus be- was the convention address east at 7 15 p. m Wednesday. Alrich said "When court ciecisionsi CHRP" Stlirh anH ovon nlornrlQ niii- 1 disturb and even override our scheme of government it is time to call a halt At all times Nebraska EPIDEMIC IN ARMY fore the session is railed that tha asks tnat the courts do hcmagc to the legislature will do only those things i scheme of representative aroveinmenl bringing the men to this city after a I when this day's work at Biadj Lake. The accident isbeheved to have been due to spreading rails. The engine was backing towaid the city when it Was derailed is accomplished, cutting and let the courts remember that ty- rany garbed in judicial ermine has 'down expenses and making'no morn I features as hideous as in the hands errors of a czar." One obstacle which came up the fact that the indicted legis- lators will be allowed to sit in tne Wthout an instant's warning the en- I session until they are com icted and gine was off the tracks and bumping sentenced and that some ot them along the ties, at a furious late. Ben Tripp of Toledo, the engineer, seized the throttle and turned off ton steam as soon as he could reach it The engine came to a stop quite sud-! the tender, pushed ahead of it, j turned over on its side and rolled fiown the embankment, breaking loose from engine. The men sitting and standing on j the car next to the engine thrown high in the air as the front end of the car, with its steel frame. rammed its way up over the head- light and boiler, tilting almost erect' before coming to a stop. Nineteen Other cars following the flat car would naturally suport the measures (Continued on Page 5) YOUNGSTOWN, Sept is re- ported here that the firemen employed on the different divisions of the Er'e road have made a demand for an in- crease m wages of 10 per cent. The firemen were granted a similar in- crease about a year ago. LINEN MERCHAN1 WON BRIDE WITH WIRELESS NEW YORK. Sept Gu> [parent desire to jump overboard and Haugi. a wealthy Indianapolis linen mamifarturei. won a biide by wireless atcordirg to a story told here upon swim to the ship. Mile Castaign. a slender, dark woman, with the liveliest of French continued in motion, piling upon both the Srriva1 of the line steamcr j manners, showed not a bit less en- Bides. Two of the cars pressed ahead until thev were alongside and of the engine before they Fortunately the cars were nearly all jresse the sufferings of the men. >f the laborers were La Brelasae With The anival of Mile. Marguerite Castaign of Rcchelle. France, the last uncertainty regarding the plans "for her marriage to Mr. Haugh was injured deaied away. It had been a rashing romance, be- ginning on shipboard m June, and debris arff' could not extricate hastened bv wiieless and was to themselves have rea-hed its climax with a wed- i t. until help came. Their and cries could be heard for a t Wednesday night. But Mile. lon-j distance The trail crew, can- Castaign missed the boat at Havre Mstlng of Ben Tnpp, the engineer; and the ceremony had to be postponed loan Gambler conductor: Jamps a day. Mr. Haugh. who lives at the ion, braketua.n, Fireman F. Walonev, 13o Gale street. injury with tV exception B. Plaza when he is attending to business es- m New York, went down on the rev- of enue cutter to meet his bride-to-be. Waloney. Hi? hio was wished and He is a big handsome man and every- te was severely bruised in the wreck- j body on the (utter was entertained I by his boiish enthusiasm and kis an- in abroad at this time, Mr Haugh pre- vailed upon his fiancee to mairj him Leonard Wood, chief of staff NEW YORK. Sept. thou- _ pand tailors employed in most of the feet are rubber and his hair is fashionable diessmakiug establish-J p slick n ments arpnue and nearby at the court j streets swarmed out of their shops in I ing house. Despite to the con- obedience to the order foi a general's here seen Diegle, trike, completely upsetting tne plans1 WIth the w'nWng eye. contention room the fellow the vanish- trary, a subject has been assign- ed, "The Initiative and Rpferpn- for thousands of winter street dresses f to Mr. Kelly.) and which had been ordeied Without dojbt, one of the most re- dum and the and a dp- the season markable men of the times is Rodney expected. interesting discussion The negotiations between the iep-i'J, convicted seigeant-at-arms The subject was an- resentathes of the and those !of tne senate ii.t a" '0{ the Merchants Socletv f T n He has areomplishp-i the heretofore nonnced and it was so published Dressmakers, the employers i feat of being in a dozen last Friday in the Star-Journal. broke on two essential points different places at the same time The manufacturers refused to agree L ,9f.CQU.'se'. skeptics will scoff at this, t to abandon celisr and basement shops land the piece woik system A largo attendance is hoped for Thursday evening. s, t PRIZES AWARDED TO FARMERS but in the face of absolute and indis- putable proof, how are you to get away from the facts (Continued on Page 2} The prizes wre awarded. Thursday, contest was iikel> to be a big success. m the Star-Journal's bi? corn and po- tried to imitate tre olan buf'ailed to tato content for the fanners of Erie do much haung but ftw Huron and Ottawa counties at the no suitable booth Hundiedv of Cpmi flffirial Rotnrnc Piuon Ene county fair, and as a result man> !ere who already tead the Stai-Jour- rSeilirnS UIV8H farmers aie piottf and happv. The nal. told their friends aboutVt and as! Judges were H Burkholdei. of Clyde, expeit employed at the fair, and p'hil- a result the Star-Journal added man-, j parties to itb list of countsy subscrib-' This, of course thusiasm when she appeared at the rail. Mr. Haugh and his fiance, who is a daughter of Col. Jean Castaign of the French army, first met on ship- board last June and he visited her family in France soon after On the way home, he mustered tourage to test his fate, and by the ship's whe- less operator sent back the folowing message: "I love yon. Will you marry When his ship reached New York, the anxious suitor found awaiting him this cablegram: "I certainly will." Since business prevented his going into an order for the cbmpnlsorv anti-tj phoid vaccination of every man in the seivice. The task will take three years ip Russell, farmer, and ers. there was in'ense inteiest in contest was to arouse interest amons is anpieciated the although the puncipal object of the The content has proved the big feat- ure of the fiuit and vegetable display at the fair and the Star-Jovunal's booth in Fruit hall was a center of in- terest. Hundreds of farmers looked over the exhibits and the names of the exhibitots and took notes. The display of field corn was especially large and good, there being the tarmers in the giowing of the best possible crops. Out at Augusta Savs Ma- jority Will Reach 134 AUGUSTA, ilasne Sept cording to complete retmns given o'H semi-officially todaj the wets have won in the fight to repeal the prohibi- tory amendment by 134 votes. TINS vcte as announced stands, wets, fif.MT, drys, This is the third time that the fie- nome with either the man or vvOM. have been chansed bj counts an who buys morniojc and it is expected that the drys will WHE> ALL CAA The evening newspaper comes potatoes was also excellent. The fine prizes offeied proved a great incen- tive. It is apparent that the success- ful contestants will have many ap- plications for seed. of the United States army, has pntj The Star-Journal has gained many friends among the farmers through the contest and the maintenance of a large booth in Fruit hall. Anothei naoer, noting that the Star-Journal's many varieties, while the display _ of j er gees AWAY FROM HOME demand a recount on arcmarof er- JT---- n. xxv.iK.ci utriuauu a iccuuui. uu at with the same man or woman, at which appeared lu tne flret whose door it has been turns and which have show to the office, store, or ftp- jup ever since. be thrown aside as soon A conrest may also be started as the daj's cares up and because the of the day's work begtas. The even- as it is now shown Whfu ing paper is studied after dinner. rlete returns are officially counted II for B.VBGAIXS, for bujiug oiipor- is expected that the quwtion win iaiiities of all sorts. j decided one way or another b) a 1 11 close vote.   

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