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   Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio                               TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE HOME PAPER THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTYrFOURTH YEAR OHIOi WEDNESD SEPTEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER TWIXS WIX LtfGiCI ANOTHER THRONE TOPPLINQl 'Alfonso Takes Personal Charge of the Situation in Attempt to Quell Rioters. BEVOLUTIONISTS WELL ARMED ARE ADVANCING Sept. 20. and twin sons of Mr. and Mrs. James quali- fied for the James H. Gregory twin fund by passing their three months birthday Tuesday. James H. who died two years ago left the income to be paid for life to the mother of the first twins born in the provided the twins lived three the time being now up. The Love twins are the second set born since the but the first to live through the stipulated period. Attack Upon Valencia Is Ex- pected As That Is Center of Serious Sept. received today stated that well armed rev olutionists were moving against Valen- the center of the uprising against i the government. King Alfonso has personally taken chaige of the situa- tion realizing that his crown- is in danger. Troops are being rushed to Valencia. Several resulted from street fighting last night. The telegraph lines to Valencia have been destroyed by the revolutionists and because of this fact details are meager. The latest reports stated that the police and cavalry had made des- perate charges in efforts to disburse rioters. Two torpedo boats have been 'started to Villaneuva Del the seaport of Valencia. The situation at Saragossa is grave. Alphonso notified all commanding officers they would be held personally responsible for the control of uprisings. A strong force of cavalry was placed In readings this afte'rnoon to sweep the streets at the first of an anti- government demonstration. Three hundred radicals were arrested. at its origin -was purely a la- bor movement has now developed into a revolutionary a commune having actually proclaimed at two towns near Valencia. At these places the authorities were driven out of .the dist'-irts. The affiliated trades unions have de- cided to call a general strike through- out the length and breadth of the abandoning the tone of optimism heretofore main- decided upon the drastic step of the constitutional guar- throughout the whole coun- try. Well known republican parliament- arj'jUeaders stand aside from pre- senfTnovemeEt. irWclr- is and destructive in character. In Bilbao troops fired on a crowd that was endeavoring to free prison- including strike who were being taken through the streets. Twen- ty-six persons were wounded. The situation is grave. i Strikes also have been declared at Gijon and other cities. In some of these places the movement has been but partially successful. The most serious situation is at Val- where a general strike was de- clared. The city was at once placed under and though there was more or less rioting throughout the day the authorities had matters pretty well in hand until after when the disturbers vented their fury on an attack upon the officials in the adjacent township of Cullera Tie rioters murdered a judge and Wounded other officers of the court which had been engaged in the trial of those who had been arrested earlier in the day. The mob was finally dis- persed by guards from the custom house. Canadian Battle for Reciprocity Agreement With United States is Ended. RIOTS MARK LAST NIGHT Ballots Will Be Cast Thursday and Result Cannot Be Fore- casted With SITUATION AT A GLANCE Laurier majority in the eleventh 45. To carry reciprocity Laurier Many Ships Come to Rescue and 1200 Passengers Are Not in Danger. government must be' To defeat reciprocity conserva- tives must gain 23 seats. Influences in favor of recipro- Western Grain Growers' low tariff British free trad- American settlers. Influences against British tariff reformers and Canadian protected dyed in the wool conservatives. ______ CLAIMS OF LEADERS. Sir Wilfrid is in the air. I feel the swing that makes it sure. I am pretty old at the game. I have traveled over Canada more than once and today I find such enthusiasm as I never found be- Robert L. BordenJ-.tofiBerva--- am confident that to- morrow the electors of Canada cast their votes against the ratification of reciprocity and that the liberal government will be defeated by a substantial majori- Sept. hot test political campaign Canada has witnessed since the days of Sir John Macdonal and the national policy was brought to a whirlwind finish today with rallies and speechimaking in virtually every town am hamlet from the Atlantic to the Pa- cific. Betting is three to one in favor of Laurier and reciprocity. Enormous outdoor meetings in French districts of this city were addressed by two leading and strikingly contrasting fig- ures in the contest. Sir Wilfrid Laur- ier and Henri Bourassa. At one time last night rioting be- tween the rival parties threatened to become but was brought under control by police reserves. Tomorrow the e-loctorE throughout the country will express their politi- cal preferences and on their' verdict depends the fate of the liberal gov- under the leadership of Sir Wilfrid has been in office for fifteen and also the fate of'the proposed reciprocity pact with the United for which Sir Wilfrid stands sponsor. If Sir Wilfrid returns to the reciprocity bill will be passed soon after the reassembling of parliament next and at an agreed date on Page MAY GET FORTUNE. EAST Sept. 20. G. a machin- ist of Salem and former inmate of children's home may become heir to property valued at Part of it is includes land next to the farm on whicu Frank and Jesse James were rear- ed in Missouri. His who died when he was an infant and an also owned much real it is declared. His Robert dis- appeared years ago- He was later adopted by R. C. Sharp of SalineVille. Investigation Is Behind Closed Doors and Many Witnesses Have Been Called. OILY RAGS FOUND IN PROXIMITY TO STORE I Affairs of Company Have Been in Hands p.f Two Receivers for Some Government Expert Says Dead- ly Typhoid Lurks in Lake Water. RAPS SEWAGE SYSTEMS Sept White Star liner largest pas- senger vessel in the was ram- med today by British cruiser Hawke while starting on her trip to Ameri- ca. The Olympic was beached in Osborne Bay. Rammed flush on her starboard quarter the Olympic began to fill rapidly but perfect discipline was maintained. Wireless calls for help brought many alongside. All passengers were mustered on deck. Among the passengers on the Olym- pic were William Waldorf Astor and President of the New York Central lines. After examining the vessel Commodore Smith decided he could make port with the aid of a tug. The Hawke was badly damaged but steamed to a dry dock for repairs. The crash came less than two hours after the Olympic had cleared port. Besides her passenger she carried a crew of and the largest cargo ever taken by an ocean liner. The steel prow of the Hawke plowed through the plates and she was im- mediately headed shoreward. The first information ol the collision came from the liner herself by'wireless. Capt. Smith stated the bulkheads hold- Ing well although the bulk was rapid- ly filling. The passengers were lined up on deck. Tugs were rushed to the scene and a drydbck prepared to re- ceive the Olympic. Capt Smith is leading officer of the White Star Line and has never before been in a col- lision. No word was given out by tie line offifials regarding responsibil- ity for the smash. The damage to the Hawke will necessitate her hav- ing a new bow constructed. Late this evening tbe Olympic limped back into port badly listing to Starboard. The passengers crowded the decks stalling that they -wished to be oi. Twenty millionaires were on botrd. Makes Arrangements to Have Results in Canada Flashed to Him f Sept. 20 President Taft arrive'd at Marquette today. He has arranged for the re- sult of the Canadian election tomor- during which the fate of reci- procity be to be flashed to him. .A cheering throng welcomed the president to Sault Ste. Marie Tues- day. Such a crowd had never been seen in the Soo before and many naa come by the special trains from great distances. A noticeable element in the assembly was the great number of who had crossed from the other side of the St. Mary's riv- er to as many of them humor- ously put man who was go- ing to annex He produc- ed a profound impression on them with his genial smile and hearty handshake as he gentle- man from Glad to meet He made a brief address to the people from in front of the local but confined himself to local the that he would give his attention to the water power sit- uation here and would see that the long disputed subject was settled. Many of the industries of the city have been retarded by the restric- tions upon the use of water. President Taft took a special inter- est in the great locks on the canal here. Thoroughly conversant -with the work on the giant water lifts at Gatun and Pedro Miaruel on the ama the piesicient was anxious to see some big locks in actual oper- ation. e Take a pail o' water and hold your finger in it thirty Then take it out and look at the hole that's left. That hole repre- sents the impres- sion that advice makes on most a i T Thursday increasing cloudi- ness probably fol- lowed by not much change in temperature. Temperature at 7 a. one year 64. Sun rises Thursday at a. m. and sets at p. m. Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon 16 miles north at three o'clock Wednesday morning. Recently Visited Sandusky to Make Investigation of Con- ditions Street Car Company Was Un- prepared and Thousands Walked to Work Sept. a street car moved in Detroit this morning. Without warning a was called following the declaration of the car men's attorney that nego- tiations for an increase in pay had been declared off. All cars were de- serted. Car company officials are unprepared for a strike but assert they will have cars in operation be- fore the day is out. Hundreds of persons walked to work while the automobile companies hurried out machines to collect the employes. All manner of vehicles Dr. Allan J. past as- sistant surgeon of the Marine hospital who several months ago vis- ited Sandnsky among of the Lake Erie region and made an exhaustive study of the sewage pollu- tion of inetrnational waters special reference to typhoid Tuesday filed his report with the treasury department at Washington. Dr. McLaughlin's report condemns the sewei stems and water supplies of many lake cities and again points out the fact that even the supply from the lake itself is unsafe for domestic connsuniption without filtration or treatment. It emphasizes the folly of the proposed plan to extend the San- dusky intake out into the lake at an enormous expense to secure A special from gives the following of Dr. McLaughlin's This town of on Sandnsky with one of the best natural harbors on the covers an area of six square miles. A variety of industries ranging from breweries to paper mills contribute to the age which pollutes Sandusky bay. Se- vere epidemics prompted the state au- thoritiese to aid this city in purifying its which are now filtered. Vermilion is a small village with a harbor formed by dredging. The only industry now is fishing. There is no sewer system and its small water works is sufficient. Huron has no water works or sewer system controlled by the city. There is no criticism of the private enter- prises. The discharge of the Lo- Special to tee Star-Joarnal. Sept. An in- vestigation behind closed was j being conducted here today into the I alleged suspicious fire at the Hester street plant of the Korwalk Motor Car Co. on the nsght of September 4tn. The investigation was held in the city council chamber with State Fire Mar- shal Zuber conducing the probe and Deputy Smith of assisting. There were many rumors as to sensa- tional but at a late definite information was still lacking. one was allowed insWe the coun- cil chamber except A. J. the receiver of the and the witness- es. The latter inrltided Police Officer Levi Night Watchman O'Nefi. Night Watchman James Presi- dent Hcaritvn nf r Car Factory Superintendent Fred Foreman McVey and E. W. a member of the factory of- fice force. Testimony was taken by a stenographer. The investigation was based on the finding on the night of September a number of oily rags lying near gas stove in one of the factory depart- ments. There was a' fire the and. so it is there was great likelihood of a. conflagration had not Watchman Mullin made the discovery of the situ- ation just in time. He then called in the other night watchman and' called in Officer Ward. The affairs of the Norwalk Motor Car which have been in hands of two H. L Stew- appointed by the court of common and later In the hands of Re- ceiver A. J. appointed by federal have reached Attorney Ben B. referee In bankrupt- cy for Huron county. thrones to i district. the downtown business ADDS ANOTHER TO LIST One Aviator Killed and Another Injured in Making Flights. N. Sept. Ward resumed his transcontinental flight from here at this morning. He headed west over the Brie tracks. Ward landed 11 miles from his starting point. Killed by Fall. Sept. W. were pressed into service to take the sewage makes serious the pollu- tion of Lorain s water supply. Safe- ty from typhoid depends upon the ef- ficiency of filters with intelligent su- pervision. They are now struggling with water which at times is grossly polluted. Elyria has a population of is an attractive residence city in direct communication with Cleveland and Lorain. It is well sewered. The suc- cess of its water supply depends upon efficiency of its filters. Kills Murderer Who Was Awaiting Execution Prison With Him. jn Sept. Op- tho ua- der sentence of death for murder killed Francisco Quijada.' also con- demned to with an iron in. the corridor of the prison here. Bad blr i had existed between the two for months. Oppenheimer is one of the MAN STOLE POISONED FOOD Was Famished and Grabbed iviclics Which Had Been ed for Bats. SAN Sept tute and William Murphy tered a local grocery store hoping to purloin something to eat. The proprietor was called to wait Ott a customer and Murphy seized the op- portunity to gobble two sandwiches found on the counter. He was seized with convulsions a few minutes later and was taien to the Emergency hos- pital where it was fo he was f ertng from arsenie person The sandwiches he had eaten had been prepared to bait a tat trap. Murphy probably will recover. on Page PRESENTS ENORMOUS CHECK AND IS HELD most Sept. At the notable criminals of the west. He Dominion bank Fred A. Turner of has killed two men and figured in several attempted jail deliveries. MISFORTUNE FOLLOWS CLOSE ON TRAIL OF AVIATORS IN COAST-TO-COAST RACE All the jinxes in the world seem have started in the coast-to-coast flyer to smashed into a tree at start after his first day's flight. He mediately. Jimmy who started series of accidents. Robert G. has been up days ifrecked Lis tall. to be pursuing the aviators who 000 prize fiight. C. D. latest N. trying to make a got busy repairing his machine im- has been delayed a long who made his start from Pacific at wnere he partially Rosenbaum of Chicago was killed here when his aeroplane fell from a height of fifty feet. He had been the air only twenty when he j lost control of the machine. j Rosenbaum was making a trial flight when he met death He was t using a Curtiss biplane which been at the Deivitt fair last week. that time an refused i to make a flight. Rosenbaum declared he would prove that the machine would fly. just wanted to add another scalp to my is his only explanation of his deed. Only a few days ago Quijada informed Warden Reilly that he would meet his fate on the gallows asked the cashier If a check for was good. The check purported to be from the Bank of made payable through the Dominion Montreal branch. 'He then told the cashier had ari- other for a larger amount and pro- gladly if Oppenheimer were hanged iduced one for made pay- they hang him he will willingly put the nose around my own able to him and signed John Dodg- son. Turner is being held while the po- lice make inquiries. Fell Sixty Feet. N. Sept. Eugene an was dashed to earth from a height of sixty feet and severely injured in the presence of persons. Both his legs were bad- ly one ankle a shoul- der broken and his head painfully gashed. The accident was due to the motor stopping. The biplane was de- molished. WINE INDUSTRY SHO WN COMMISSIONER CABELL PREDICTS WJXTEK I MIDDLE HADDAM. Conn.. Sept 20. Horace Connecticut's aged weather who prominence by foretelling the blizzard j of 1SS8. promises a severe winter. He says will be a snowfall as ear- ly as October READ IN THE EVENING Readers of She evening news- a rfeper have OPPORTUNITY to read and consider the to decide on purchases to be made. The routine of the average woman's day permits ad-reading io the at And what pacer is read at home even- the morning or the EVEN- ING .Your answer to this difficult conundrum should con- vince you as to which of Vie kinds of papers is the best ad- vertsisinjj. medium. .Cb Aboard the steamer Frank E. Vermilion Relatives of Village Mayor Are Brought Into Local Court. Because her daughter is the wifa of Major H. R. -Williams of Vermit- it was impossible to have Mrs. S. A. Rathburn arrested in Mayor Wil- liams' couit Tuesday and consequent- ly the warrant for her arrest and that of her aged was issued in Mayor -Lehrer's court here. Wednes- day moming the Rathburns were ar- rested at Vermilion by Lieutenant Bickley and broughtt here. All the trouble was caused because Joseph also of claims the Rathburns tiespassed upon afs lands and stole two bushels of val- ued at s a nvioft mutation of the aiona mei t ea tte tnac set for Growers wnich organic- th oeanng Unser. who is a grocer turn will Wednesday morning .tenter jat lg repiccented by At- the distinguished visitor a W Ritter at the West House. That Commls j sioner Cabell will better under- ni stand the immensity of the wine m-- TOLEDO GETS AUTO PLAllT dustry here as a result of his __ __ At banquet to be held Wednea- Pittsburgh Men Organizing day covers will be laid Company to Incorporate Ball about 30 guests. The affair will held in room 416 at the West. miim Corporation. banquet room has been prettily orated with flags and festooning Sept. C. Directly under one big Sag is a pic-i ry. representing cmplUl- ture of Pres. Taft. Gen. W. V. JIc-j closed a deal for the Maken of district from D. 0. of New Yort of internal revenue aud his deputy. A.I of twenty-seven ITS of land t.r.noo and will of a plaint to F. Lee. are among those who will be the guests of the wine men at the banquet board. Commissioner accompanied by Gen. McMaken and Deputy went direct to the West House a strictly Toledo The land co-t used as the facture automobile parts furnish employrrent to l.WO The Pittsburgh peocle will h5s arrival Wednesday afternoon. zed ft' t in the afternoon he was atown project about the city by a committee of local for thiw will wine men. A visit to the wine and by when it pulled into port distilling was scheduled. 000. will FWSPAPFR   

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