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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio EVEN IF THE NAPS DID LOSE AND IFS A RAINY DAY, THERE ARE FLOWERS IN THE PARKS SO LET'S BE DT SAY? THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 158 MORE THAN A SCORE DEAD AND TOWNS ARE WIPED OUT THE WEATHER. Cyclone Sweeps Over Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, Leav- ing Devastation in Its Path. Latest Reports Show More Than One Hundred Injured, Many Of Whom Will Die, And Property Loss Of a Half Million, KANSAS CITY, Mo, April latest figures as the result of the cyclone which late yesterday swept through fourteen towns in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma are 25 dead 114 injured, and property damage ex- ceeding half a million dollars. The number of dead will be greatly increased by the death of many of the injured who cannot survive. At Big Heart, Okla, where eight people were killed, only six houses today remain standing. nado, tiaveling in a southeastei ly di- rection, destroyed the town of Whit- blown down, thirty nerhons hurt and ing. miles north of To- ene, Mrs. David Stone, killed. I peka. Whiting, Ks., was practically wiped oft the map, sixty buildings being At Powhattan, Ks, a woman and child were killed. A high school building was wiecked at Eskridge, Ks, a number of houses damaged and from fifteen to twenty persons injured. At Hiawatha, Ks, a school house was blown down, an 8-year-old boy named Polton killed and several buildings struck by lightning. Several persons ftre known to have been hurt at Xe tawaka, Ks. A boy was killed at Manville, Ks. The Kansas end of the tornado started near Whiting and swept in southeasterly direction for a distance of more than fifty miles. Telephone and telegraph crews are working, now that the storm has abated, to get their wires in shape Tn? aTrrmiuous task, as only one wire was left intact between Kansas City av d Topeka, and telegraph communi- cation between Kansas City and Okla- homa points cut off. In Kansas CHy, the storm did lit- tle damage A few horses were killed liehtiung and some buildings struck. The rain in Kansas City lasted about an hour. Hail accom- panied it. Little Left of Town. MUSKCGEE, Okla., April bris and tellars mark the town site of Big Heart, in the Osage nation re- serve, clone. which was btruek by cy- Eight aie known to have been killed and scores were injured by the tornado which literally scooped the town out of existence. All manner of conveyances, includ- ing trains, automobiles and wagons were rushed to the site of Big Heart. Most of the relief expeditions are from Pawbus, Kan., and Avata, Okla. Kansas Storm Swept. TOPBKA, Kan, Apiil tor ATWTIOKILL Sixty houses were blown down and thirty persons injured. Meager reports received here by long drstance telephone indicate that the towns of Powhattan, Netawaka and Eskridge were struck by the same storm. Eskridge is twenty-five miles south of Topeka. The high school building was blown down and twenty students were injured. A woman and child were killed at Powhattan. David Stone, wife of a farm- Whitriw, Mrs living ir, living near from the steps was swept of her home into neighbor's yaid half a mile away. She was pttked up dead. Hail At Leavenworth. LEAVEN-WORTH, Kan., April A tornado which struck this city did thousands of dollars' worth of dam- age to buildings and growing crops Hailstones as large as pigeon eggs practically ruined every greenhouse in the city and bioke hundreds of windows in residences. The ground was coveied an inch deep with large hailstones when the tornado had pass- ed. The hail was accompanied by a terrific wind which drove the hail with great force The roof was torn off the residence of B Wolfe, a wealthy merchant, and slammed against a, drug More, toeak.-. ing (he plate glass. Scores of sheds' and outhouses were overturned. THINK POPE'S LIFE IN DANGER Special precautions have been taken at the Vatican in Rome to protect the life of Pope Pius as a result of the attempt on the life of a priest in Si Peter's recently by and colder to- night, Fridav colder and fair Temperature at 7 a. m. 54 de grees. Temperature one year ago 42 degrees. Sun ri-es Friday at m and sets at 6 09 p. m. (standard time i Maximum for hours ending at roon todav 24 miles south at 4 Wednesday afteinoon Senator Rayner Denies That Monroe Doctrine Fits Mex- ican Case. SEES NO PRESENT DANGER Refers Sarcastically to Our "Princely Volcanic Posses- the Island of Guam WASHINGTON, D. C, April 13 Declaring his opinion that although a man named Desanti who declared i there is no danger of immediate wa that he hoped ultimately to kill Japan, the United States is "en- Pope. Hereafter Swiss guards In plain clothes will be stationed m the papel ante-chambers with orders to exclude titled to know" of any negotiations by that nation with Mexico for special concessions, Senator Rayner, (Dem., j REPUBLICAN STATE OFFICIAL RESIGNED TODAY. possessrng Md.) today spoke in the senate on the any one not ___ _r_tv ,ti from the papal Monroe the" Mexican sit- The Tuiie will be accompanied by in general. bodyguard gardens. when he walks in the Govsrnor's Measure Saved by Arrival of Cleveland Demo- cratic Senators Today. Final Brief Services At Green- wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Attended by Notables. NEW YORK, April ser- vices were held today over the remains of Tom L. Johnson at Greenwood cem- etery Brooklyn where interment was made in the Johnson family lot. The remains of the former mayor of Cleve- land were met at the depot this morn- Ing by W. J Bryan, Senator Pomerene, Henr; George, jr., Lincoln Stiffens, Gus Hanna, A. J Moxham, Ben Cable Bill Reinstating Attorney That- cher To Practice Passed by Vote of 79 to 7 COLUMBUS, O., April 13. By a rote of 19-Wf, -the house today de- cided to reinstate Oharles A. Thatch- er, Toledo attorney, who was disbar- red from practice in the state by the supreme court for alleged unprofes- sional conduct in criticising Judge Llndsley W. Morris, of the common pleas court of Lucas county while the latter was a candidate for re-elec- tion. Before taking the vote the house so loudly applauded a caustic criticism of the supreme court delivered b> Representative Smith, of Butler coun- ty, that Speaker Vining had to call the members to order. The bill has already passed the senate and is now up to the governor ONE HUNDRED ESCAPED FROM BURNING FACTORY I and Prof. B. WzBemis, and-fn rHn NEW YORK, April hun- died men and girls employed in the plant of the Manhattan Soap com- pany barely escaped with their lives today when the building was de- stroyed by fire. All, however, suc- In -Jumping tn the roof of an NOW GOES TO CONFERENCE iescorted to the cemetery where Rev. niunv uuco lu _ J vices. flna] adjoining later making their way to the street Objectionable Amendments And Senate Balked, 1C RCQMMCn nc KtbUMhU OF ALLEGED SLUSH FUND HoUSe Refused tO ConCUr In Tora T' Johnson's financial affairs1, were in hotter shape at the time of his death than they had been for several years. Realizing that the end was near, Mr. spent much time i _____________ during the last few months of his life1 SPRINGFIELD, 111., April [closing out various investments and, state senate probe into the election COLUMBUS, April the j straightening up accounts. It Is re-1 of United States Senator Lorimer Senate had been deadlocked lor over ported that a deal with the New Jer- resumed this afternoon. The com- hour today in an attempt by the se> and Pennsvhania Traction com- mittee at once centered its efforts to republican members to kill Governor pany. in which Mr Johnson was hea-1 establish whether or not the allegeu 'RUSHING THE BILLS WASHINGTON. April the first full meeting of the new ways and means committee today iHarmon's bill for a central board of interested, will net his estate at control of state institutions three least democratic senators from Cleveland caved it by arming here from Cleve- land just in time to vote to have it' Bent to the conference committee Th" senate adjourned minute after the had been taken but the bill was thus saved j There was ti rmoil in the senate for nearly an hour pending the arrn.i! of the three Cuyahoga senators whose votes were necessary to earn- Sena- tor Cetone's motion for a conference! committee, Lieutenant Governor Nichols holding the roll call open nmid the jeers of the republicans The absent senatois were mshed from the depot in automobiles, voted and the motion earned They had been in Cleveland atteni- Jng the Tom L. Johnson funeral. The house afternoon re- fused to concur in the amendments that the senate placed in the bill. When the senate received the mes- sage of the house notifying it that the house insisted on its amendment to the bill. Senator Cctone moved that the senate insist on its amend- ments Attention was called to the fact that the motion should suggest a conference committee and Senatoi Cetone then tried to so amend motion but the point of order was made that that et to be determined. the story of his trouble with Tony With the exception of holders of Storuce. Joe Surrusca held trp atten- preferred stock to the amount of about tion of the sovA sized crowd at the all stockholders, both common tn-u at the court nouse Wednesday af- and preferred, have the agrw It was evident that his tes- ment. A few are still holding out hut that the act of stabbing was it is said some of the stock, at least i committed in self defense was strong- will be redeemed. relied upon by his attornejs to clear It was said at Fremont that the tnelr clipnt company would be reorganized and al- "He mr> just as we got oot- side the door.' said Sumrsea. He grab- I bed me hj tbe throat and threw me down on a bOK I felt that I was be- ing slovvh clvked "I was afraid of being killed I did something So I got out my knife, and stabbed him twice. I did not intend to kill Mm. hut only to make Mm let go Joe did not remember whether he was drunk at the time of the flstht when cross examined by Prosecuting Attorney Hart. He said that he had arrested before. "Yes, I carried a gun that night, anA it was loaded said Surrusca. "I lived in a dark and dangerous neighbor- hood, and that's the reason I took a gun with me at night" Prosecuting Attorney Hart did his best to hi ing heroic- the jury testimony as to the rf-Htions existtne so refinanced. districts of Epernav and the government has Reived notice that unless the wine riots of the past t'vo stop at otre troops will I be tin own into the district OrJers were today to the soldiers to shoot down anv one in de- stroying The rioters Inve SPAIN SEES MORE ANTI-ROYALIST UPRISINGS; REPUBLIC IS FORMEE In bpito of the presence of the mil- itary the noting toi'aj Telephone and lelcgr-1- v.ires v.eic cut, liotrrs a- -amst Rheinis, tho.i-p at other pKices bai treaded tbunsdvi s__.iiain--! tht soldinis and at otl fr tho not- eis to keep I he soIdieiT fioni attirk- ins flu-IP UM thcii vvo.iifn 101 m.'King tV.n mai ti i'i nf the riolus As >f t no (ieathb havr beon icpoitrd. Reed tO SOLD QUART OF BLOOD TO SAVE WOMAN'S LIFE M) LIQVOI! XEM n. I'i-No tllic hill's vveie fouii! I" tin- C'u-.'i Itiry viol'iiig liquoi traffic. The both mvc-shpaU-d roMVions pnl> in and Codaiville, nastern of Gi'i'ne ccuiuv al'liougli it was it VVMS (alicii foi the SH 'a'. !Hiipo--o (i ,n thtee out of tut- witness- es r-all-V. fifni Nr-W YORK, When ths roller'M- called for the rent at flat of George J Brooklyn, yes- t'jfin tht- monev was ready, because befoie Allen had sold a niuir of his Wood for S25 for a trans- fuMcn operation at the Har Moriah hospital The Aliens have been !n straight- ened circumstances for some time. APen a want ad Calling for to give up Mood, he said to nis vnte: "Well. kid. this looks like a bet." He vvi.s when selected from the hundred persons willing and eag- er to submit to the operation where- in a woman's life was saved." That IIP taken, if immediate buildinic was to thi1 c t fun of a examination of the deed u thuuh OH at the corded at the court house corner of Moni'e 'd the following restriction: sticets sumo time ago "The grantee shall build a the First Ohmrh rf Chu-t, Scientht, facins Lawrence Street, And flbtfl bcrani" knovn Thursday A. Wint-' build a ban within twenty foiMrily owned the lot de- south line of lot No. 43." ta fiM dated that ,1 lostrirtion in only restriction In tUe the deed of transfer nlnch would pre-1 it would be construed to %ent the election of ,1 church We shall certainly present onlv a dwelling "house of ooott the building of a church on the propeityion the lot. Is a if we can possibly do declared! The tot Is conUtTtt of More anti-royalist uprisings have occurred in Spiin. In one Winters 'best in the city tor province in Malaga a republic has been formed. The principal trouble: Charles H. Goss. prominent In the-and it was generally centers at Canillas de Aceituno, where militar.. and citizens have clashBd. church, said he knew nothing about the First ciurfh bad The people attacked the there ana several were wounded on i any objection to a chur-h building or lent selection when It both jany restriction in tte deed. i i lartt- ;