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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - August 8, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio V >K :.T -v TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE cORTY-FOURfh YEAR THE HOME PAPER STAR -JOURNAL. SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, AUGUSTS, 1911, LAST EDITION RICH COLONEL ASTOR'S SON MAY MARRY SISTER OF GIRL HIS PAPA'S TO WED "Will Wealth and Social Posi tion Gain Sanction From Council of Bishops? CRIME AND DISGRACE DECLARE CLERGYMEN Girl Offered As a Sacrifice Assertion of Women's Clubs' leader t. NEW YORK, Aug. the great wealth and social posi- tion of Col. John Jacob Astor will be sufficient for him to secure permission of the council of bish- ops of the Episcopal church fop his remarriage is the question agi- tating social circles here toda'y. On the decision may hinge the fu- ture attitude of the Episcopal church. The element opposing the marriag. is headed by Rev. George Chalmers Richmond, pastor of St. John's church in Philadelphia. Many clergymen.m this city have denounced the coming NO OPINIONS EXPRESSED. Sandusky clergymen, for the most part, are not much interest- T ed in the proposed Astor-Force marriage. Several who were called Tuesday insisted that y-iey were in no way concerned in it and did not care to express personal opin- ions. The matter especially inter- members of the Episcopal church since the rules of that church prohibit the marriage of a divorced person, or at least the of- ficiating of an Episcopal clergy- man at such a marriage. union between Astor and Miss Made-] line Force as a crime and a disgrace. Mrs. Sylvia Green Wilks, daughter of firs. Hetty Green and relative of Col. Astor by marriage says that criticism of the coming marriage comes only from that class of persons who hate wealth. "Miss Force is running a tremend- ous says Mrs. Win. Grant president of the New York City Federation of Women's Clubs. "Col. Aster's reputation need not. he discussed. Miss Force is offered to him as a sacrifice rather than being permitted to many a boy of her age. I abominate unions between old men and young girls." NUMBER 25a Jones Suspected of Knowledge of Murder of Six Women in Cincinnati. POLICE ON THE LOOKOUT Man Was Suspected of Earlier Crime But Could Not Be Held, Astor, Astor, and Miss Katherine Force, sister 'orce, whose engagement to Colonel Astor of'vi the Same age" Swiety been ng word of Vincents engagement. son of Colonel John Jacob .of .eighteen-year-old Madeline was 'recently announced. CIXCIXXATl, Aug. With the de- scriptions of Charles !ones. negro, accused of murdering his white wife. Bertha Courtney, m pcssession of allf police departments within a radius 20 miles of Cincinnati, the police be- lieve Jones will be taken within a short time. The police are also con- fident he can dear up the mystery j of the murder of the Courtney woman! and. perhaps, can also tell something of the deaths of five other women who were murdered mysteriously in this city within the past six years. Three of these women were slain at regular intervals before Jones was sentenced to the Ohio penitentiary for shooting a policeman, and three" oth- ers, the last his wifp, were slain fol- lowing his release. In connection with one case he was accused but not ar- rested, while in the case of a white girl, attacked near the scene of the murders, he managed to escape when ?he failed to identify him positively The murders the police hope to clear with his arrest are those of the fol- lowing women: McDonald, Alary. Mueller, Luella. Steigwaeg. Alma. Lloyd, Anna. Smith, Mrs. 0. P. Courtney, Bertha. The story of Bertha Courtney SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD MURDERER NERYE; NOW COWERS, WEEPING. IN CELL is Family All Upset, NEW YORK, August Trustees of Institutions Leave Selection of Superintendents to New Board. COLUMBUS, O., Aug. ap- pointment of heads of different state institutions will be one of the first, big jobs [or the new state board of I that of a Kentucky mountain girl reared in poverty, who came to Cin- cinnati three years ago to enter a resort and then to drift down the scale until she married Jones, a negro police character, six months j ago. Jones, treated her so cruelly 'j she appealed to the police for pro- tection several times. A month ago j she returned to her old associations, telling her friends she was afraid her husband would murder her. Acquaintances who knew of her j life with the negro, declare he often threatened to kill her. Five-Mile Race With Fire in Lake Leads to Kelleys Island. THE F. H. PRINCE IS SERIOUSLY DAMAGED Other Sand Boats Make Good Use of Hose and Prevent Total Destruction, NEW YORK, Aug. the brag- gadecio displayed by Paul Geidel, sev- enteen-year-old bellboy, after his ar- rest, charged with murdering William The mother came to New Vork from her "home in Connecticut, con fident that some great mistake had been made. Fighting the flames in a five mile race to the shore, the crew of the steamer F. H. Prince, a con- verted sand boat, beached their vessel en the east shore of Kelley's Island about 10 o'clock Tuesday morning and the steamer now lies on the beach a partial loss. The united efforts of the crews of the sandsuckers Clinton, Mary H. A. Y. Gowan and Protec- tion w-'iich had streams of wster playirg on the burning vessel, saved itfrcm complete de- struction. The crew was taken off without mishap to any of its The Prince was bound light from Cleveland to Peite Island for a load of Her boy, she told folks T n.ii.vneii me uo-i A, uui Iroquois, is a trembling, pitiful object, of the Tombs to his cell and as he cowers, weeping, in his cell in learned that he had confessed, the Tombs. "I don't don't be- comes of he wails, "but, oh' God! My mother and sister." broke down. "My boy, my she cried when she reached him, "what have they done to Congress Marks Time While! FATOR TRACK Underwood and La Follette Seek Advantage. EDITORS FAVOR BILLS CHICAGO, Aug. to a poll of editors in the central in-law, John Jacob Astor at Newport, Wm. H. G. Force, father of Miss Mad- eline Force, today appeared angry over the criticism of various ministers (Continued on 7age 6) MOVES CENSURE FOR MORE PEERS ADVICE LONDON. Aug. J. Bal- ifour, leader of the opposition in the house of commons, moved a vote of censure for what he alleged to be the government's unconstitutional conduct _dn advising the king to create new peersTcTpass the veto bill before the necessity had arisen Bafour said the government ha.d placed itself above the constitution when, in order to conciliate different factions in parlia- ment to force through home rule, it advised the king to create new peers. agement. of 19 state next Special to the Star-Journal PORT CLINTON O., Aug. mass meeting held last night in the assemblv room of the court house, was well attended. This meeting was called by the council to endeavor .to get the sentiment of the citizens in regFrd to the elevating of the tracks. Many good arguments were put. for'.h by both sides, but. the majority pre- ton bill should be signed by Presi- 1 dent Taft. The vote stood 253 for and 20S against the president Gl -t. _ Tuesday. The terms of a half dozen or more superintendents expire" with- in the next thirty clays and the ap- pointment of the successors of the present incumbents will be delayed! publicans, eleven "democrats' "and for the central board of control. three independents favored sign It has just leaked out that an effort j ing the bill while 24 republicans i.s hppn mnrtn to put in and two independents favored the ing. signing the bills. In Ohio, five re- i nil nil A 1 j _ has been made veto The vote stood nineteen for signing and 26 for vetoing i- j. .1. in at least two state institutions by the present board of managers, but in both attempts euort failed even with a democratic board of managers in charge. A special meeting of the trustees of the school for the Wind was heid. yesterday, which was called for the1 hands of two men, a" sole purpose of removing E. M. f Aug. S.-With the Man Hired to Blow Safe and Destroy Books Died of Injuries, TO DIVORCE POLITICS FROM "BIG BUSINESS' Judge Kelly Points Out Important Problems in Making of New Constitution Temporary Organization Jf League Is Formed. was headed for Kelley's and beached on the east shore. As soon as the Prince's distress was known, the four sandsuckers and the Marble- head Life Saving Crew were dispatch- ed to the aid of tae burning vessel The combined efforts of the .crews of the other sand boats and the life savers resulted in the flames being checked before the fire became im- controllable and before noon it was thought the Prince might be saved. The Prince's crew consisted of fifteen men. NEW YORK, Aug.. City police declared Jersey that Samuel fre; hand.. nf L ciiLutiv m me Milling Co.. had confessed he had for four years the suiierintend- ent of the place. No objection was made to Mr. Van Cleve except the fact, that he was a republican, and ary situation in itself, the remaining members of congress impatiently are the safe irj his office anrl deslroy two ledgers would show both senators and representatives I Mr. Fisher of Coshocton lead the! that out of the 483 members of con- movement which sought to remove! gress, not a single one. really he- him so that a democrat could be lieves President Taft elected to the place before the central bonrd of control took charge. The democratic members of the _ Walsh died in the hospital today. his eyes raving been blown out and his body rtiarred from the effects of time, sign any of the tariff'bills that! at this overloading the safe of the millin with nitroglycerin. Up to "LTr- eDd he waS IS had gone into the office to sleep1 board, Mr. Thornhill of Rich wood! entirely to a .desperate effort on the I and tha7 lighted and Mr .Gaumcr of Mansfield, refused! of conflicting insurgent republi- rigaret sleep had set "If we can relegate to the rear the political boss, the special in- terests, the cliques and factions and the little fellows with some special designs we siiall have done a good service. We want to help divorce 'Big Business' from politics and clear out our legisla- tive halls. We want a representa- tive who will serve all the people." In these words, Judge Malcolm Kel- ly, named as temporary chairman at a meeting Monday evening to organ- ize an Erie County Constitutional COX'S FOE ENTERS MAYORALTY RACE to stand 'hitched to the scheme how- Steel Trust Can Answer Charges, Says Committee, i Perkins on Stand. and democratic interests to make ever, and voted in favor of Mr. -Van Cleve holding that, the place was not, a political one. The board after a! AKRON, 0., August mem- very warm session decided to let the; ber of tne Cuyahoga Falls police force fire to his clothes. He said he could not explain the explosion. political capital a reguU Qf the to destroy the records of the com- pany, Brown, the cashier, and Pat- matter of electing a successor to a candidate for the position anY lniracns- an expert Van Cleve lay over for the new board of control. The term of Supt. Van Cleve expire on Augut in, four are in jail j arson, conspiracy under charges of and manslaughter. WASHINGTON. Aug. George W. Perkins, former member of the firm of J. P. Morgan Co.. had a Jack of memory on numerous occa- sions when testifying b-'forc the Stan- ley investigating'committee today, he a and hence refused UNCLAD shall have expired, and four days after the new board of control takes" charge of the place. Only recently J. W. Jones, superin- tendent of tne school for the deaf and dumb, although a republican, was the trustees of that in- stitution holding that the position was was forced to reluctantly admit, when confronted with the records, that po- litical contributions hart been made by the trust. LIMB OF TREE IS UNABLE TO EXPLAIN CONDUCT; MIND BLANK consider a number of democrats had applied for the place. It is understood that in three or four cares the board of trustees will hold support its contention that it not! monopolize the ore and iron industry': WEST BEND, of the country. In his testimony For-; Mourning for Phil kins asserted that J. P. Morgan August fillip Brissel. whose was ]a.v in a coffin before the altar of' the "life in the panic of st- John's Evangelical church at Kohl-! and that, it was for this reason they Mrs- Henry Ccnrad was struck Morgan in the purchase deart four other women rendered the Tennessee Coal and Iron Co. unconscious when a bolt of lightning i the house of worship. THE WEATHER. Destruction, Not Construction. j HOUGHTON, MICH., August I Charging that ccngi-ess has appropri-' Sted vast sums to find reasons for the Forecast- GenpralH- jJestruction of great business and 5' prises, but never has spent one cent to learn what good there might be in I the "trusts." Georgev -W. I pleaded for a "constructive national grees one year ago. with lower temperature to- night. Temperature at 7 a. m.. 75 de- tlsie Davis degrees. 68 I of the tree by several men. Miss Davis is 24 years Her strange j conduct is believed to have been due to nervousness. Many organized parties of search- ers had been scouring the forests around Bath for three days before she was found. She was popular here and the news that she was missing caused general anxiety. A clairvoy- ant told rhc searchers to look in the woods belonging to Fred L. Edwards. A bloodhound was taken to the bank of a brook where the imprint of a woman's foot had been found in the j sand, evidently where the girl had come to drink. The dog set off through I the woods followed by Edwards and other men. Within a few minutes Miss Davis' was found in the under brush, and a hundred yards farther on Edwards caught sight Of! the girl herself, stretched out. along the limb of a giant tree, twenty-five' feet above the ground. The branches j of the tree reached nearly to the j ground intertwining with those of an-1 other tree to form sort of a crudi; lad- i der. Men who mounted to her perch Convention League, expressed what was probably the sentiment of prac- tically every man present. The meet- ing was not largely attended as the published notice of the time and place did not reach many until too late to permit of arrangements to attend. Those present were .business and pro- fessional and they showed a deep interest in the movement. Prior to the meeting there was n Prince ls a wooden vessel, is 240 feet long, is of 2.047 tons gross and tons net. She was built ia Detroit in 1S90 and was originally owned by Ogdensport, N. T., parties ,rAt, Tuesday afternoon, tae life saying crew had returned to the station nor had anv of the four sandsuckers returned to this port. Earlier in the afternoon great clouds of black smoke could be seen pouring from behind the island indicating that the vessel was still on fire and that she might be a total loss l he Prince is now owned by the Great Lakes Freighting Co. and on her trip Tuesday, was in charge of Captain Parsons. The Prince was OP iginElly a packet freighter but her an- per deck works were nearly all re- ranch informal discussion a.nd various moved for the trade she has recently proposed reforms were commented up-i been engaged in. Wra. Hendrickson on. There was seeming unanimity i local sand dealer, was the first of opinion that the liquor question should not and would not be an issue in Erie county. .Considerable senti- ment in favor of the initiative and referendum and evfcn' of the recall was expressed. All showed a desire to at least study these questions care- rlusMan to receive word of the bum- ing of the Prince. fully. Attorney GATES ACALV VERY LOW PARIS. Aug. to .w ports. _the condition of John W. re- George W. Hitter, who HenrqThomaa Hurt t (p B.QpxT- Henry T. Hunt, Cincinnati's vouth- had called the meeting after confer- with a number of citizens, called t to order and Judge Kelly, was at once made chairman with" Merritt Wilcox as secretary. Judge Kelly said he was glad the j movement had been started con-' sider principles which ought to be j embodied in the constitution." -He said he had feared the people did not realize the importance of the matter. -He told of the provision in the pres- (Continued on Page es is critical today; Gates had _ severe attack last night and although ne rallic dtoday the effort weakened him considerably. If Can Be Raised, Aviator Will Come Here Next Wednesday. I Upon the result of a canvass for j subscriptions being made 'by George Beis in behalf of the Automobile jclub and others interested will prob- Bowling Green Report Savs'abl-v sandusky-s chance of J .seeing Harry N. Atwood in his ight Supt. Williams Is Being ifrom or st LOUIS to New Favorably Considered. York. The sum of Si.OCO is asked cf j the Sandusky public. I E. A. Mullekin. irepresw.tinsr At- wood, came here Monday afternoon. Is Green j Cleveland the Cleveland Athletic ciab up the project Late advices from Bowlin_. .o the Star-Journal. to had declined to "take he effect that no chck-e had yet been but he still has hopes of interesting made of a president for the new state I some organization or park men in normal school to be established there.: the project. According to dispatches, ind that action would probably be i left New York for Chieasrc, deferred to a later date. Monday night to complete arrange- "There are so many to bp consid-' ments and it was net positively Jred that we shall hardly make a known whether he would start from Choice today." said Prof. J. E. i St. Louis of Milwaukee. At any ins. superintendent Ot" the Fremont irate he expects to reach Chicago Sat- chools and president of the new nor- j urday and then proceed mal board. Asked about a report that. stages, reaching Toledo hree of the five trustees had agreed j night.- ipon Prof. H. B. Williams, superin-j Mr. Mnllekin was much pleased with endent of the Sandusky schools, for'the situation here. He visited the he position. Professor Collins j Roberts Motor works and the fair declared nothing hart been said or'.grounds. If the deal is made for At- one to indicate such a thing. He in- j wood to stop here, he will alight at by easy Tuesday isted that no" one had any idea yet s to who would be chosen. It is known that Superintendent Villiams is being favorably consul- weeks >ior wnx- >mmia frnm QiinHau .a, uu the fair grounds, probably about 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. Tha Automobile club would be in chargft of the local arrangements and charge an admission fee. The flight in home from Sunday services, j apceared to be unconscious. j perjury charge, has announced his Sun rises Wednesday at a. .ix ni- and sets at p. m (stand- rating committee at Washington, ard time) paper was read by President McNair. Maximum wind velocity for 24 lnJ.V. said hoiirs entolS at aoon todav. kins, bas been: "Millions for miles west at a m Tues- struction, but not one cent for dav tify before, the Stanley steel investi- gating committee at Washington, hi [paper was read by President McNair. i and was found five days afterward j It wasn't until she was being lower- candidacy for the democratic nomi- ftruction." t ..__.---- v v perched, unclad, high up in a tree in ed to the ground, wrapped in a! nation for mayor. Hunt was a dense woods, is slowly recovering blanket, that her eyes opened. She' elected prosecutor last fall on from the effects of her frightful ex-; was frightened and bewildered' to platform. _ Green nearby plates and' it is. ___ and bis ad-vice was then sought. He [great crowd brought said Tuesday that he knew nothing the matter, not being an ap- perience. _____, _ _ He will make j herself thus attired before so many his race for the mayoralty with the anjpHcant for the position. If the place 'should be tendered him, however, Mr. She is unable to remember anything' men. Except for her same battiecry and it looks now as of what happened to her from the and the effects of the exposure, she' though he is certain of the nomina- ume she disappeared until she awoke was little the "worse for her tion, at least. Gov. Harmon spoke in i to n'nd herself being taken down out ture. his behalf. Williams would "probably accept. Prof. Collins said the board was giving principal attention Tuesday to the consideration of names sug-! land. M'any thousands of people gested for the presidency, thus see him. After noon, the aeroplane woulrt taken to the foot of Columbus nfte where conditions are fdeal for- making-a. start- It is planned make the start about and At- wood would sail out over tn( cir- cle the city .and then head for lEWSFAPESr SiEWS.PAPES.1 ;