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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - October 7, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER TODAY'S NEWS TODM THE S AN D U S KY S TAR -JOU RNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR OCTOBER 191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 310 UffiADQS OF H GOD WATERED MILK. Prosperous Little City is Prac- tically Wiped Out and Hun- dreds are WATER CUTS CHANNEL AROUND GREAT DAMS Heavy Rains Cause Flood Al- most as Disastrous as That at BLACK RIVER Oct. persons reported hundreds homeless property damage in five counties estimated at frorn three to five million dollars is the toll of the great overflow of water from the bursting Dells dam and threaten- ing the Hatfield dam yesterday. The Black river is filled with wreckage of houses. Communica- tion with the flooded district has not yet been resumed. Few lives are believed to have been lost as the people had warning. where the water first went over the dam is said to be completely submerged today. No lives were lost there but the town of North .Bend Is reported to be completely destroyed. Two thousand victims are without food and shelter and aid has been asked from surrounding towns. It will be many days before the flood sub- sides. A relief train started from La- crosse this afternooa. Half of the business section has together with a part of the residence and it is said by the townspeople who have taken refuge on high unable to make an effort for the protection of their stores and that the city will be wiped out. Whether or not lives have been lost is not yet cer- tain. Between twenty-five and thirty bus- iness comprising all the stores on both sides of two had been together with an equal number of dwellings. The Tremqnt a .three-story ..was first -to go. No precautions ..could be taken to -step the wrecking of the the residents finding it a difficult prob- lem to get safety for families and more valuable posses- sions. None of the stocks in the Etores was saved and little of the heavier furniture in the houses. The although they knew of the overflowing of the showed little fear of its effects until the waters burst upon them. The city is in the elec- tric light plant being one of the first agencies to be put out of commis- sion. The disaster was caused by the sud- den rise 'of the Black river behind ihe two dams of the Lacrosse Water IPower following1 rains which Jasted almost a week. The dams with- stood the but in each case river washed around the tak- ing out a big section of the river bank end coming down upon the country below in almost as great volume as though the dams had been swept away. Continued Two Weeks Oct. or fact any criminal prosecution will fol- low the dam disaster here is in doubt today owing to conflicting statements by Prosecutor Nelson and Deputy State Attorney Hargest. There seems little that the survivors will be able to col- lect damages. If civil suits are start- ed the paper company will withdraw jts meaning the extinction of officials assert. Frederick superintendent tof. the Bayless Pulp Paper own- er of the dam which broke Refused to upon advice of at the coroner's inquest. Further which will be held fet was adjourned in- flefinitely and District Attorney Nel- son said it would not be resumed for at least two because of the necessity of securing expert testimony and consulting points of law. Mr. Hamlin was the last witness. Almost the first question brought his refusal to and Walter K. his announced inasmuch as it was common re- port that the inquest was held for the purpose of bringing criminal prose- he had advised his client in this course. The inquest was based on the deaths of Mrs. Jacob Hess. 43. and Herbert 6. whose bodies are among those found in the ruins. The county medical inspector and testified that the deaths were the re- sult of the breaking of the dam. The activity of the day was dis- turbed by a strike of 200 wreck la- borers at because of long hours. They were at once paid off and ordered to leave. Three bodies and the charred hones ef two others were recovered from the ruins. This makes the total list of dead 55. The bodies found were those of Gilbert Mrs. Frank 25. and E. A. 69. The bones were those of a child two or three years and another of about five years. _____ Oct. am a Dun- kard and my rsiigicn would not permit me to adulterate declared 'H. P. West Cairo when arraigned under charges of the state dairy and food commission. the milk canie directly from his own cows and adulterated it was God's not his. His hearing was continued while W. L. Riley was fined on the same .charges. SOWER. l _ Royalists and Republicans Clash in Portugal in Effort to Restore Monarchy. EX-KING MANUEL DEPARTS Lisbon Dispatch Says Royal- ists Were Defeated in En- gagement near Oct. fighting is re- ported between the royalists and re- publicans in Portugal. The royalists are said to have two warships at Oporte ready to begin a bombard- ment. The people of northern Portugal are plunged into a miserable condition of poverty. The props havn hften and the peasants a.re ready to fight ior anybody who will feed them. The Por- tuguese after repented denials that there was any serious trouble has at length officially recog- nized the revolt. Premier Phagas has issued a statement that a force of 500 royalists has crossed the northern frontier. Royalists Are Defeated. Oct. band of royal- ists has been defeated in a fight with republican troops near in the northeasternmost province of Portugal. It is rumored. that a royalist column at fourteen miles of is _surroimde.d .republicans. of mandad by Senhor Camarcho Cana- principal lieutenant of the- roy- Capt. entered Portugal from and oc- cupied Carregosa. Espinhozel- Soatello and all near Braganca. Two thousand gathered from many also have joined the column which is at Vinhaes. Several in addition to that near Bra- ganca have taken accord- ing to official there were few casualties. The monarchists are await- IN TOUCH WITH PEOPLE. To get possible customers of your business into closest touch with facts which make your business important to them business to them through a good afternoon paper. For such a newspaper is in ciosest touch I with them. It is nearer to them than any other influence of the whoie day. It SERVES and no part of its service to them should be of more interest to them than YOUR MESSAGE TO THEM. Chiefs of Arab Tribes Give Sub- mission and Ask That Bom- bardment Cease. ITALIANS FEAR TURKS MAY GET TRANSPORTS Attorney Fisher Complains Newspapers. Court Law- j yers and Others. Torpedo Boat Destroyers May Be Lurking Around to At- tack Troops for SAYS HONOR'S QUESTIONED Attorney Williams insists Noth- ing Will Be Lelt For Hospital if Fees Are NEWS of admits he spent over .000 to win his seat City of Detroit III. Takes Initial Dip in Presence of Large Crowds. Oct. new giant lake steamer of was launched great crowd. Doris McMillan. daughter of W. G. here today before a She was christened by ing.-another column which is expected former director of the D. to enter Portugal by way of Verin. j C. lines. Telegraph wires in several localities The boat is 500 feet long which her have been cut 'by but in designer says is the maximum length each instance the royalists have been any passenger boat on the lakes can .got injured right bad the other night when she was a'primpin' Declaring he resented the al- leged c-ist on him by the news- the opposing and the probate court on his conduct as administrator of the estate of Joshua T. Attorney R. B. Fisher ex- pressed his opinions in strong lang- uage at the hearing on the exceptions to his account Before Judge Stahi in the common pleas court Saturday morning. The amount of fees to Be allowed adminstrator and attorneys was involved. honor and my motives have been stated the attorney in an impassioned tone. demand a full and complete investigation of my connection with the estate. said pointing at the all the papers and the vouchers showing how every cent has been The newspapers of the city were accused of printina unfair accounts of the contents of adminstrator's and generally of putting jlcl Fisher and Attorneys Peake and Reiter in a bad light be- fore the public. Without mentioning any names di- Attorney Fisher some October Italians have established a new government1 for Tripoli. Rear Admiral Boredfia- fino has been appointed Captain Calgni was made command- ant of the forces disembarked by Italian fleet. After Italian seamen had been land- ed and occupied Fort Sultania tbs chiefs of the Arab tribes adjacent to Tripoli went aboard the Italian ship and gave their submission. They begged the Italians not to re- sume the bombardment. Expect Troops at Tripoli. October mili- tary and.naval men it has been taken as certain that the bombardment of the Tripoli forts would not have beea carried out unless' the preparations for landing the military force were' practically complete and a wel'.-SE-o'A'u military correspondent' of the Loneioa Times _ morning may see the Italian Armada off the coast of North Africa The first transports to leave Italian shores were naturally thqss from the most northerly ports of namely. Leghorn and Ancona... Genoa the sailed Wednesday first transports night. They in anticipation of I Telephone Was Charged With 1 ahnnf routed and the wires repaired. Ex-King Manuel is believed to have arrived in San on her best beau. She couldn't find her otirlin' iron and she tried to get her fing- er hot instead. Local rains Sun- day fair. Temperature at 7 a. one ago 51. Sun rises Sunday at a. m. and sets at p. rises Monday at Heavy Voltage of Electri- Jcity in Cleveland Saloon Oct. and Joseph 30. were killed last the former while using a telephone which had about him in the com- munity. He also denounced the ac- tion of Attorney reoresent- ing the Good Samaritan in filing exceptions to the account. Just what was Attorney Fisher's specific grievance against Judge Sloane could not be learned from carefully following his statement to the and the attorney declined to comment on it further after the the Paris express accompanied er steamer by his Uncle the Duke of' Oporto ani various -personages. It is presumed that he will make his way through Spain to join the royalists. be built and get into harbors. a m-' and'sets'at 5 p. m. siWe for the the Detroit will cost when com- pleted and will be an all steel passeng- becoine charged with electricity except to state his belief the latter in trying to save that Judge Sloane had volunteered to from the same fate. Crossed electric j wires is alleged to have been respon- ard portable being charged with a Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours i heavy voltage of electricity. MASSILLON. Oct. at work on the state dredge. James SIus- Prince Miguel of Braganza son of was crushed beneath the the left hurriedly for Paris huS'3 iron bucket. He died on the way It is believed that he is on his way tlle to his home in Austria to attend a i----- _ family council on the royalist develop- ending at noon today 26 miles east at j Saturday morning. Shipka had stopped in S. Klingers furnish information to the newspa- pers as to the filing and contents of Fisher's and the substance of the exceptions to the same. The information which this paper received to these two did not come from Judge it can be said. Whether Attorney Fisher should Prince Miguel married Miss Anita Stewart of New York in 1909. Since his marriage he has been connected with a stock brokerage con- cern in London. The government has troops near the Spanish which is considered an ample number to cope with the situation. In how- it has dispatched regiments from Aveiro and Oporto and a machine gun company from while a war- ship is on its way to Oporto prepared to land troaps should it be necessary. The minister of is at Oporto and with one of the chiefs of the headquarters staff from Lisbon will proceed to Braganca. The gov- ernment denies that royalists have made excursions into Chaves and Guimares. i MANUEL MAY SOON RESUME -HIS SEAT ON REVOLUTION-RIDDEN PORTUGAL'S THRONE saloon to escape the rain and after talking to ihe saloon Keeper said allowed for services as ad- be interested in The'must telephone his wife that he whether Attorneys H. L. delayed. Ho grasped the phcne and George E. Reiter should was in a stairway and Klinger heard ibe to Pav to the estate him groan. The sa-oonist went to nisi Paid them b tlle admmistra- assitants and when he grabbed for whether the body was thrown across the P'eas coi'rt or. n Slovecek grabbed a broom anulclaim of S3-000 for services performed Honor of the Big Snows. I Alexander Jack Objected to Di- vorce Suit Against Him and Enacts Tragedy. Floods in DENVER. Oct. reports In- dicating that three persons were drowned in widely scattered localities advices today are that considerable damage has been done throughout Colorado and New Mexico by Hoods. Serious daroage is reported at Duran- jrn. Railroads have damaged and wire service c pulled the from the bodies heivs of the estate Attorneys was holding it'in the air when and. .Peeke before Fistler bfr- and slid clown came these were the before Judge Friday time the trans- should have picked up the Naples con- voy Thursday and hate reacbsci the straights of at which ports coming fae Adriatic should also have awived if the move- ment fead been well arranged. Al- lowing the greater part of Friday for the marshaling of the which' is said to of sixty assuming -it. might considered. acU visable to reach the coast of Trip- oli at dawn in order to have spell of light for the landing these may begin today. subject which creates most anxiety in Italy is the fact that though the Turkish squadron to have reached the theW be some fast ships still at including the best is very naturally assumed that tasi.-_ mission of these craft .will be to tack the transports at all There reports that kish boats have been seen and tia- suceessfully pursued near and this situation is erfc tirely cleared there may be hesita. tion'to launch the armada upon PRESIDENT TAFT HAS a REACHED THE COASI WALLA Oct. T.-r President Taft delivered a short ad-' dress here today. He'will reach coma tomorrow. broora handle until it came in Questions brought with his hands and he suffered theista'V- same fate as the man he tried to Administrator Fisher and Attorney s-reit about two lil the services they 1 tiered to the estate. They Youfil be interested in The cue. A number of men in the room detail services they had ren- tried to aid were shocked be- fore any or.e thought to ctit the wires which furnished the current. You7il be interested in The Honor of the Big Snows. HIS TWENTY-SEVENTH BABY COLFMBrS. 0.. Out. O'Drm- nell. a laborer at the Pan was called home from work and when he arrived i1'- i-f was presented with his twenty-sev- enth baby. The- baby born is his fp-ond seventeenth. She is 3S. Nine Of the children by the present Mrs. O'Donncll are living. Mo.st of the fien children by the former wife are married. Charles L. Biatz Purchased Re- ark Property and Plans Big Improvement- CLEVELAND. Oct. killing his wife by shooting i her through the Alexander 4-1. shot himself in the mouth i and inflicted a wound from which ho may die. The shooting occurred at his home last night when he tried to j induce his from whom he had i been to withdraw a suit for divorce. He had been threatening his wife's life for some days and displayed a re- volver to the neighbors. HJS wife evaded him several times but it was not thought that he would carry out his threat. Neighbors saw him at the front door and his wife opened j it. He demanded admittance and she tried to induce him to go to the back I and turned The little colony of Portuguese royalists that has surrounded ex-Kina to when he fired the in his exile at is daily expecting word of arm- s ed success in Portugal that will take the- boy monarch back to his native JaVk 'then ran to a field and According to Manuel's royalist forces have a'.reajy m-.n- but managed to get up the northern provinces of Portugal and monarchy has been prodaiiu- stasrser across the'field wliero he was'wi. The picture shows the former as he appears in private in i captured and sent to a hospital. i England. _ and a'ripd by literaliy b'.pwr. and hot frnm Ivs engine Honor of the Big claimed j-------------------------------- that the amounts charged were not as they said their ser- i vices had saved the estate from to nothing. On behalf of the Good Samaritan j which was bequeathed one l fifth of ihe estate. Attorney R. H. Hams said that if the attorney were the et'tatr would amount to practically nothing. He snid that he wanted the administrator and attorneys to file itemized state- ments of their sud submit the whole matter to the court. j renting Albert J. of the Maryland heirs. Attorney John Mct'r.v.ual argued against the allow-____________ will By a deal Just dosed. Charles be resumed Saturday auto has .purchased from wiiirb time the attorneys expect proper.y on Ja.eS son complete it. j hptween Market and anfj while his plans are i it certain that a large ami I modern building will be erected which. j will be an improvement for ihe streeL The deal was made through Thomas Risk. The consideration is not giv- __________ out. Mr. Rlatz said Saturday lhat several bad terribly scalded his hrnd andi P1ans nnder consideration but hotly. The train was running definite decision had been it iy at the time nnd the engineer was nirnored that a large company able to apply the brakes and interested in a buying proj-f. H to a stop. brake.mun. the engineer started said he could aCH BL 0 WN FROM is SERIOUSLY when a boiler One burst. Henry mer. of this a Four ft re- is in a serious condition at tae ___ ____ __ ___........ _....._._ Xiles Sanatorium hospital in t'rbami to find Vollmer and met him. stagger-'cuss this. track. Vollmer l can ls ttlat an mother. Mrs. John has the engineer had been worse building go up. he It is believed he will recover. His ins alone the at the bedside of her injured son injured and was tryiiis to so to his Mr.-Blatz has been .location for his automobi.e. b to the hospital. Dr. Robert Hender-iand returned here Friday. She again j assistance. went to Urbana Saturday. j Despite his injuries which gave him1 Vollmer was malting a regular run' from Springfield to Sandusky and tho engine had almost reached the top of the hill just outside of Urbana when the accident occurred. This was on Tuesday. He was shoveling into the fire-box when the tube burst The force of the explosion was sucn as to throw the man from the gang- way and he fell heavily to the ground striking upon' his which was dislocated. The steam and water a temporary his return will at son attending him. Vollmer is about years of up plans for developing his and has been in the employ of thei The deal made is His Four company for 18 dence of the activity roost of the time he has Market street property. employed in the Sandusky yards butj located across from thf recently was seut on the road. He hotel and in the of tof well known among railroad men. the row Star-Journal iNEWSPAPERr
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