The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - August 10, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio
CleV'liUld'S Uke Water Supply and Uto With Cities' Sewage. All in Favor of Spending to Go to the Lake Pleas, Stand. THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. pnRTY-FOURTh YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1911, LAST EDITION Fire in Big Fashionable Hotel Adds to Confusion and Excitement. FAMINE CERTAIN IF STRIKE'S UNSETTLED Demoralized and Thou- sands of Tons of Supplies Rot in Ships, LONDON, Aug. more, than dock workers, trans- portation employes and allied trades on strike, food became m- mentanly scarcer today and ser- ious noting was in progress. 'Troops are being held at Aldershot ready to rush to the aid of the police. The strikers, their families starving, are in an ugly mood. The money loss caused by the strike to merchants alone ev- ery 24 hours is estimated at All London will be walk- ing and famine is inevitable un- less the strike is soon settled. Motor bus traffic upon which Lon- don is so dependent is demoralized today Thousands of tons of food supplies are rotting in ships on the Thames which is fairly blocked with vessels waiting to be unloaded. N'umerous large markets aie closed and the prices of all food stuffs are soaring Many clashes occurred to- day between the strikers and the po- lie and Liverpool troops had to be -t-allod out to quell the mobs who have defied all efforts of the police to quiet them. Fn e and famine, constitutional crisis and raihoad strike combined cause the populace to sit up. "If we don't burn jp, we may starve, for we can't get out of town, and goodness knows what will happen to the said one excited mdi- FRIENDS WORKING TO FREE ABE RUEF NUMBER 260, I WILEY PROBE REPORT 70 CAUSE UPHEAVAL TAKING OFF THE UD AGAIN. STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Buildiua WASHINGTON, Aug. 10.-A report which it is believed is likely to cause a cabinet upheaval and drive Secretaiy of Agricnltuie Wilson into private life will be submitted 10 the house ol !ep- resentatives next week by the commit- tee on expenditures in the department Political influences are being brought to bear to obtain the pardon of Abe Ruef, the Francisco boss and grafter now serving a term in the San Quentin penitentiary. A petition will be filed with the pardon commis- sion soon by members of Ruef's fam- ly. HEROES OF FIRE. LONDON, Aug. M. Hunt- er of Philadelphia, and the Earl k of Poulett were two heroes of the Carlton hotel fire which yesterday caused the death of Jameson Lee Ffhney, famous actor. The two went from floor to floor leading hysterical and panic stricken wo- men to the fire escaoes. vidual as he flames bursting from the roof of the mammoth Hotel Carlton. In a sentence he had' omized the situation Hondi-eds of guests, most of them Americans, just dresmg for dinner, flsd precipitately fiom the Carlton fritel when that famous hostelry was to be or. fire. The fire started in the rear of the hotel and on one of the two upper floors and was en fined to chat portion ot the building The hotel resumed business in a few hours Jameson Lee an American actor, was burned to death It is a Ions; time since London has Feen such hn exciting fire, and it rever saw ono tr-nt caught fashionable to the city m a more inoppor- tune time Increasing disorder and progress to- waul peace were the rontiar.v features of the dock strike. The meii ot dock- -aH-eady are feeling the LaTter's Mother, Liveryman's Wife, Sorry and Says He Was "A Good Boy." CONSTERNATION iTsOCIETY Elopement, Auto Chase and Midnight Ceremony a New Sensation, of agriculture, of which Repiesenta- tive Ralph W. Moss of Indiana is chairman. Those who are in the least degree familiai with the trend of develop- ments inside of the committee know that the report is going to be full ot dynamite, speaking b the figurativ e j sense, and that it will have a show-' ing of partialitj on the pan of Stcie- tary Wilson toward the food adulter- ators which that resourceful and dip- lomatic cabinet official can hardh hope to survive The surprising revlations that are being brought out before the ccnsres- sional committee, it was learned defi- nitely at the White House, aie the cause of the president's failure to an- nounce a decision in Dr Wiley's case The president more than a week ago made up his mind that he would not dismiss Dr. Wiley but the tettmionj developed since then before the Moss committee has made the case in favor of the Indiana chemist so much clear- er and stronger that thte president will wan until the hearings are com- pleted before he makes the final diaft of his decision. He believes that it will be better to get at all Of the facts of the situation in the department of agriculture before he announces his verdict. He is willing that these facts shall reach him through a committee investigation, or otheiwise The Moss committee is reaching the j Dr. Wiley will be the last witness tailed. The report of the committee will be written by Chairman Moss and it will strike straight from the shoulder. Whether or not there will be a minor- ity report remains to be seen In view of the fait that the president is known to be favorable to Dr Wilev and that the case is one in which there is no political capital involved there is a rathei general impression that the re- port will be unanimous The cap-sheaf of evidence imphcat- (Conunued on Page Two) AWT 10 Friends of Measure Think There Will Be Enough Votes to Override Veto. Jand, lunch of deprivation, have adopted drastic measures to prevent any at- tempt by nomimonists or clerical staffs to move a wheel and collisions with the police were trequent and sham At the same time the board of trade is gradually composing the differences of employers and employes, and some sectional disputes have now been set- tled, with ever that the de- mands of othei sections will be satis- fied before the end of the week All attempts to move wagons loaded London's supnlies of meat, fruit and provisions were stopped by tne strikers, in many instances only after a fight with the police. The fish porters have joined the! strike move-nent, and there was no! one to unload the fish trawlers that arrived in the Thames. The whole- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. don't see why my boy married that society girl. He was always a good boy with good habits." This was the sentiment expressed today bj Mrs. John. wife ot the village livery stable proprietor and mother of "Handsome Jack" Ger- aghty, chauffeur, who eloped with Miss Julia Steele French, heiress and society bud The marriage following the elopement, if distasteful to the bride's relatives, is equally so to the village liveryman and his good wife. Much consternation reigns Jn soci- ety circles. Anxious mothers are safeguarding their daughters handsome chauffeurs are losing their jobs. Miss French is a daughter of Amos Tuck French and favorite niece of Mrs Elsie French Vanderbilt, who di- vorced Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. The sensation has eclipsed the As- tor-Foice engagement in the interest end of its iaquiry into fie department of agncultuie affairs. In order to ex- pedite its work to a final conclusion the committee will ask permission to sit. while congress is in session, in- stead of during the forenoons only, and the committee will bp ready next week to submit its findings." Dr. Wney wished to attend the meetings and confront the witnesses but his at- tornevs made him stay awaj. Secre- tary Wilson is yet to be heard and WASHINGTON, August cates of the Flood resolution for state- hood ot Auzona and New Mexico vvtre optimistic today concerning the bill passing over the president's veto. Representative Flood definitely pre- dicted the necesbar) two-thirds ma- jority could be mustered in the while Senator Culberson believes enough votes can be secured in the senate. Other senate leaders are doubtful, however. There seems to be no doubt that the president will veto the bill. It was said that the president in his pro- posed veto message, would "hit straight fiom the shoulder" on the judiciary recall. Mr. Taft has no objection to the New Mexico consti- tution, it is understood, but both the house and the senate have insisted upon coupling tne two territories in any statehood proposition, and for this reason Mr. Taft's veto will cause New Mexico to be excluded along with Arizona. KISS SATES CHILDREN Just what congress will do in the f face of the veto at this time, is not NEW YORK, Aug 10 moth- i known In the past, there has been er's kiss aided by intuition saved talk of steps to relieve President Taft the lives of four children Mrs. from passing upon the constitutions John Bell awakened early by the tlle proposed new states How this tossing of her four-year-old baby, can be accomplished is problematical, kissed her. She detected a metal- Chairman Flood declared that thene lie taste and on kissing her three would be plenty of vote? in the house other children found the same to pass it again over the president's condition. She hurriedly got a po- i veto. As to the senate, he said he liceman who called an ambulance. i could not speak He expected the The children were vin a serious democrats of the house to get together condition from ptomaine poison- as soon as the veto message was an- [Hospitals and Library, the Beneficiaries, Are Defend- ants in Court Action. WILL RESIST CLAIMS OF OTTO H. LANDGRAF ing but will recover. nounced Mr. Flood was surprised to learn that the president would regis- ter his disapproval of the. resolution j and said that it had been drawn 1 largely to meet Mr Taft's objections. It also was said that tire statehood sit- uation would result in prolonging the session. The house today agreed without division to the senate amendments to the bill, dent It now goes to the presi- ALLIANCE, O., Aug. A A of the millionaire colony and is the weie drowned Or crushed to death 'Hallock of this city was arrested heie exciting topic at the exclusive Casino "tnpra "f 'v" Mrs. French Vanderbilt took anxious part in the search started her brother fo, his daughter. She person- am gave directions to the police and detectives employed m vain to over- take the flying rouple and called sev- eral times at the station Miss Fiench, who is 18 and has been reckoned as one of the richest hciress- and many otners injured, some of them fatally when a four-stoiy cage in the Krupp-Hannibal ,-nine near Bo- cum dropped to the bottom, of the shaft today. by United States Marshal Morgan o a charge of using the mail to defraud The doctor is charged with selling under an alias, a worthlass s-ray ma chine. of New York and Tuxedo, left Newport with tne handsome, athletic young chauf- fem, and they so cleverly arranged their rendezvous and departure that the yoang woman's father didn't dis- cover his daughters absence until sev- eral hours later Then there was a hue and cry atd ai, automobile chase, but the latter day Lochinvar's train- ing as a motorist served aim well, and after somj exciting enhires the couple Central Viuag? and found a haven m the hotel and'a cler- gyman "o make them one The Rev. L. E Perry of the Con- gregational church pei formed the cer- emony m the dimly lighted little par- lor of the country hotel with a couple of impromptu witnesses (Continued on Page 6) New "System Federation" Means Great Strike or Changed Conditions. CHICAGO. Aug to labor union officials of national repute America will witness the greatest in dustrial strike of modern times or a complete remolding of conditions un- der which railroad men of all branch- es work. A critical situation between rail- road managers and their employes is now drawing to a head in Chicago Oppose Astor Wedding. CINCINNATI, Aug 10-The Rt. Rev. John M Walden, bishop emeri- tus of the Methodist Episcopal church and Bishop David H. Moore, this cityi said that m their opinions the Astor- Force wedding will not be sanctioned by either the Methodist or Episcopal churches m this countiy Bishop Boyd Vincent of the south- ern diocese of Ohio. Episcopal church, has been quoted as saving he would not sanction the issuing ot a mai- riage license. "I should like to have it under- stood that the Astor case is no more flagrant than forty said Bishop Walden. "There have been many weddings in the church which should never have been allowed." A Society Engagement. NEWPORT. R I, Aug. lO.-It WILFRED LAURIER TAKES STUMP IN -------CANADIAN CAMPAIGN FOR RECIPROCITY probably another society engagement will soon be announced, i Miss Eleanoi Sears, tbe athletic Bos- Uonian, is to be the guest of Mrs O. i H P. Belmont at Marble house for a j long time The name of Mrs Belmont's son, asso- crisis by organizing into what is known as the "system federation." Heretofore, agreements with different branches with railroad employes ex- pired at different dates and hence thp conrpanieWonly had one sjrike tc tend witlr at one time." "system federation" all Tinder Jhe departments is to honor MONTREAL, Aug. all dissolved, but the reciprocity busy hum of the campaign throughout, business has changed all that. No the Dominion which is to determine' hint of retirement now. the makeup of the next parliament.! He has fought all his life for better a luncheon next! there 1S busier man than Sir Wil- j trade relations with the United States Weather Bureau Thermomete Reached 93 in Afternoon. Cooler Weather Coming. With the mercury up to 93 shortl after noon, Thuisday, there was return of hot wave conditions of month ago which indicated that sum mer has not jet ended By the thermometer showed a reduction ti 91 and cooler weather is promised fo evening The maximum temperatuie Wednes day was 80 degrees and the lowest dur mg the night was 69 The climbing stunt was started early in the day ant at 7 o'clock the thermometer on top of the government building registered 78. The alone made condition: bearable latei m the day. Hot in France, Too, PARIS, Aug was probably the hottest day of the sum- mer m France, a temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit being oflkially reported. This was within 3-10 of a degree of the highest previous mark of July 20, 1900 GARMENT STRIKE ECHO HEARD IN CINCINNATI CINCINNATI, 0., Aug. echo of the Cleveland garment workers' strike was heard in Cincinnati when a crowd of men called at the tailor shop of Jacob Fisher and accused him of secretly taking work from tbe shops under strike at Cleveland. isher denied the charge HP claims us visitors created a disturbance and attracted a big r'-owd. which becan to wreck the place, afior driving him in- o the streets Patrolmen Schmdler and Aiata, who were called, found 300 people in and "bout the store while Fisher btood badly scared Samuel Bow- man, 40 was pointed- out as a ring- eader and the officers placed him un- er arrest on a charge of disorderly Conduct Auto Club Now Plans to Se- cure Beachey for Exhibi- tion Flight. With much uncertainty as to whe- ther Harry Atwood will be able to start his flight from Milwaukee or St. Louis to New York on Saturday as planned, and still more uncertainty as to the raising of a guaranty fund of for an exhibition here, avia- tion enthusiasts of the Automobile [Bequest of to Each of Brothers Not Satisfactory, Says Petitioner, Suit to set aside the will of the late Mrs. Marie L. Sehuck, widow of the late Randall E. Schuck, who died in Germany and who left Ve greater part of her estate, valued at from to to be divided equally between Good Samaritan and Providence hospi- tals anc! the Library association of this city, has been commenced in the United States court at To- ledo by Otto H. Landgraf, a broth- er, who resides in Asbury Park, N. J. It will, of course, be re- sisted. Word of the filing; of the suit was received here Thursday when, a deputy marshal an ived to serve the summons ou the defendants. Those named ab deiendants are T. P. zoiUnger and W. I. Jackson, executors of the will; Bishop Farrelly and the trustees of Providence hospital, the trustees Good Samaritan hospital, the Library association, the parish of Grace Epis- copal church and W. H. Landgraf, a brother. Landgrafs attorneys are Tavlor Foster. The have sixty within which "to file an answer and local attorneys will act in their behalf in the near future. Under the will of Mrs. Schuck, who died September 30, 1910, personal ef- fects were given to different friends and relatives and each was oe- queatbed to her two brothers. Otto H. and William H. LanUgraf. Tb.fr re- mainder of the estate, it was provided should be divided, share and share (alike between the Good Samaritan j and Providence hospitals and the Lt- j brary association. Local people concerned In the mat- ter are not much worried over tbe suit as it is not believed that the will can be set aside. No charge of insanity or undue in- fluence is made in the bill of equity as filed in the court at Toledo, accord- ing to advices to the Sfar-Journal. 4 Landgraf attacks the will on the ground that item No. 4 of the docu- ment is indefinite and uncertain aad does not show that the bequest is to a charitable trust. According to the bill, Landgraf claims the estate was valued at and the petitioner claims he is entitled to Item No 4 is the one which bequeaths all mitiiutjici.ai.o WJ. me nrtA jr j.i- club are looking elsewhere and an im- P, estate_ to the Instita- portant meeting of the club has been called for Thursday evening at eight o'clock in the Pabst grill room. This meeting is to consider a good proposition for a flight here on August 22 by Lincoln Beachey, the man who flew over Niagara Falls and under the suspension bridge a short time ago, probably the most daring flight ever undertaken. Beachey is flying under the Curtiss management and'will come here and give an exhibition at the fair grounds "or a guaranty of A consider- able portion of this fund has already been subscribed and it is believed hat none of it would be required as he admission fees to the fair grounds would probably pay the full amount and all expenses. Dr. Cnarles H. Merz is working to ring Beachey here and the club mem- ers will consider 'hursday evening, y in Canton soon. the proposition Beachey is to tions named in the petition. WIRELESS OFFICIALS LOSE Higher Court Rules Former San- duskian and Others Most Go to Prison. Some Speed Flight. HAMMONDSPORT, N. Y., Ang W Johnson, the Rochester avia- or, flew from Hammondsport to Sav- na, IS miles, in twelve minutes. He at a height of about feet. Aug. States circuit court of appeals tcday confirmed the conviction of Col. Chris- topher C. Wilson, William W. Tomp- kins and Francis X, Butler, officers of the "United Wireless Telegraph Co, for using the mails to defraud. Wilson, who was president oC tne company, had been sentenced ro tfrre3 years in the Atlanta penitentiary; Totrrpkins, president of the NPW Vorfe Stock Selling agency, had been sen- tenced to one year in the Nqw York penitentiary, and Butler, formerly of j Sandusky, O., counsel for the Uaited Wireless, was sentenced to two years in the Atlanta penitentiary. POLOGIZES IF NOT TRUE THE WEATHER Showers tonight and probably Friday cooler tonight Temperature at 7 a m 7S de- grees Temperature one year ago, 66 degrees. Sun rises Ftidav at 4 37 a m and sets at 6 35 p m (standard Maximum wind velocity for 21 hours ending at noon tctfav. "s miles west at 11 39 Thursday morning Bryan Beady to Make Amends for Criticism of Chairman Underwood. TVAMS A JTEW PBOBE WASHINGTON. Aug. 10 sentatne Humphrey of Washington, presented in the house a asking to have the house committee on interior department expend'.Uues discharged from further consideration, of the Controller bay investigation, and to have the matter put into tne hands of a select committee of five members of the house, LINCOLN, Neb August 10 J. Brjan will apologize to Representa- tive Underwood tor his recent criti- cism of the chairman ot the house wavs and means committee if the-j Omaha World Herald fails to substan-1 tiate a Washington dispatch in which j was said to have opposed j a caucus motion to take up the iron and steel schedule. In the Common-' er Btyan says "if the dispatch is! not true Mr. Bryan withdraws his criticism aad apologizes to Mr. Under- wood." Rev. Joseph Schrembs to Be First Head of New Toledo Diocese. TOLEDO. 0. Aug. en- tered two electric line offires m Wood count) and goi awav- with about Miss the announcement may be made then. SHIP BODY M5XT WEEK fred Latirier, the Canadian premier. Upon the sentiment of the next par- liament at Ottawa depends the fate of the reciprocity pact with the United States, and Sir Wilfred is tne PARIS, Aug. bv! Canadian champion of reciprocity, will be joined ?cv that wnen a strike the faithful wife and son. the body of John W. Gates, who died here, "will be taken to America, starting on the t t w IV-MT ULUl VIA Uli C is called every emnloye in every de- steamer Kaiser William der Grosse f ______ -r-r-r ___ nent will walk out probably next Wednesday. The from which he has promised a Hallway magnates nave announced mains will be laid to rest beside those quota of supporters He had not of his parents in a htUe nounced that he woald retire ations. Jnear West Chicago. __j just as President Taft is its champion in the states Right now the premier stumping through his own province of Quebec, full an- from politics at the end of the parliament and the goal is in sight. There are seats to hold and a few yet to capture. He feels secure of the habitant vote; but it is in the larger manufacturing centers, particu- larly the western divisions of Mont- real and the English-speaking parts Jin Indianapolis received a shock THIS MAN LIVES ON A YEAR BUT HE DIDN'T LIST SHIRTS, HENCE MORE QUESTIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. commission appointed by Mayor Shank four hats at 50 cents each and four pairs or shoes at each. Farnsworth of Quebec city that he will find the greatest field for his persuasive pow- ers. He will be seconded by able lieutenants, notably the present speak- er of thp house of commons the Hon. Charles Marcil, member tor Bona- vcnture. to investigate the high cost of living said his room rent cost nitn forty cents a wesk while he squandered 96 cents for socks and for collars during the year His underclothes Seth Farnsworth of Chicago submit- ted an itemized report showing how for he lived on a year. Farns-ihim to get his clothes washed worth's greatest expense is for fno4. The eercmittec found that Famsworth did not include shirts in his itemized his report showing that it cost him per annum. Other items include: report and expect to cross-examine Four suits of clothes at per suit; I him on that WASHINGTON, August signo.- Falconio. papal delegate stated today he had received not.ce of the appointment of Rev. Jose pa Schrembs, former auxiliary bishop of Grand Rapids. Mich to be the first of the diocese of Toledo, nnta recently a part of the Cleveland dlw cese. While Sandusky is not included ia the new diocese of Toledo but reraaiiw in the Cleveland diocese, much local interest in the appoint- ment. Recently it was reported thai the Rev John T. O'Connell, eloquent Toledo priest, would be given place. The diocese of Cleveland wan because it had become too and Bishop Farrelh has istrator of tne Tolwln sw, tN- appointment of which bad long been JEWS PA PER I rWSPAPER!