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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - August 21, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio TODAY'S NEWS TODAY I THE HOME PAPER :ORTY-FOURTH YEAR STAR -JOURNAL. .SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, AUGUST 21, People Follow the Prin- cipals to Chesterfield Court 'louse for Opening. ,teETS FRIENDS AND SINGS A LOVE SONG Attorney Holds Long Confer- ence With Beattie Sunday and Says No Talking, CHESTERFIELD, C. H., Va., Aug. jurymen to try Henry Clay Beattie, jr., for the murder of his wife were secured within three hours after Beattie was placed on trial today. Only one of the entire venires, 32 tales- men, was exhausted in filling fie seven seats and it was believed afternoon that the entir jury would be secured before court ad- journed for Vie day. All but two of the men were farmers. Judge Watson asked each talesman whether he had formed any' opinion in the case. Five out of the seven told him they believed Beattie guilty. The bitterness with which the figru for the life of 'Beattie is to be carried on cropped out today when the de- fense demanded a list of the common- wealth witnesses and in agreeing to supply the list Prosecutor Wenden- burg astounded the court by the fol- lowing statement: "I wish to call the court's attention to the fact that a witness for the com- monwealth, John Josephs, has been threatened by an amateur -detective named Ridd. He told Josephs that if he did not forget that he saw Beat- tie on several occasions he would be sent to jail." The defense disclaimed the accusa- tion. When the examination of the jndymen began it became a.pparent that a jury would be completed with- in a short time. The defense was apathetic in the examination of tails- men asking practically no questions. attempt was made by the defense at the beginning of the trial to delay the proceedings. Judge Watson ov- erruled a motion for a week's ad- journment ordering Beattie to DS tried at once. Pale and wan from his month's con- finement but otherwise debonair, Hen- ry Beattie took his place in the dock. Then followed the formal motion to quash the indictment which was over- ruled. Beattie was ordered to stand up. PROMINENT FIGURES IN LEGAL BATTLE 1N WHICH LIFE OF BOY IS THE STAKE LAST EDITION W. H. Thomas, Leader of Eng land's Railroad Strike, Pre- dicts Renewal of Trouble. MANY MEN BACK AT WORK Gregorv, shown in the Beatt-le s counsel. the commonweal Watte' A J. M. the boy prisoner for Smilingly he arose while the clerk read the accusation in the indictment. "How do you demanded the clerk. "Not answered Beattie in a low voice. Paul Beattie was in the court room and affected an indifferent air. Beaulab. "the other woman" in tfre case, did not attend. The authorities deemed her .presence unnecessary. Throngs of curious people followed the three prisoners in the Beattie murder case from the Henrico county jail to the Chesterfield court house. j The prisoners themselves await the trial with varying degrees of im- patience. Henry flay Beattie, Jr., the alleged murderer of his wife has receiving the last visits from his friends before his removal from Rich- mond. Paul Beattie. his cousin and chief witness for the commonwealth, has able to eat almost nothing for five days and is looking anxiously for- ward to the end of the trial when he imay have plenty of air and sunshine and be reunited with his family after his month's confinement. Beulah Binford, for love of whom Beattie is alleged to have murdered ins wife, is spending her last day in her cell trying on hats before a little hand glass in an attempt to decido which will be the most becoming for her to wear at the trial. A few of Beattie's friends were ad- mitted at the jail Sunday after he Bad talked with his attorney. When they had said little more than "How's the and each had gripped his hand they were warned that they OWN PUBLIC UJILITIES Senator La Follette Makes Speech in Senate Urging That Uncle Sam Take Hold of and Speedily Begin thefle- velopment of Alaska n gress Near End. al resources of Alaska through gov- ernment ownership of railroads and public utilities, wharves, docks ships etc and the actual mining of Alaskan coal by the govenment, all to be ad- ministered through a board of public works for the .benefit of the people was the broad plan outlined in the re- markable speech in the by Senator Robert M. (Rep., Wis.) WWM. L-U1J3 Ulli UclUK miner- the compromise which excludes the re- senate today La Follette, o tie bou Hopes Are Entertained That Dock Strike Will Also Be Settled By Wednesday LONDON'. Aug. a general renewal of the railway strike which was settled Saturday, Thc- mas, M. P.. one of the strike leaders to- dal declared the companies were not keeping faith. The employes are said to be ready for a second walkout, but i it is believed government pressure; force the railroad managers toi live up to their agreement. i i _ More than 40.000 railroad employes in the London district alone reported for work this morning and within -IS hours the companies exnect to have cleaned up the congested freight and passenger situation. Employes of the Northwestern rail- road are still out, declaring their un- ion does not come under the agree- ment. The Liverpool railroad men will return tomorrow. Conditions are greatly improved in the latter city. I The railway workers held meetings throughout the country to celebrate what they claimed to be a victory over the railway companies. With the exception of men of the Northwestern Railway company. which was not a party to the strike settlement agreement, and Man- chester men. all the unions passed resolutions in favor of a resumption of work. The Northeastern com- pany's employees demand an eight- hour day and a two shilling weekly advance in wages with a minimum weekly wage of twenty-two shillings, about At Llanelly the death list as a re- sult of the disturbances, but due chief- ly to the explosion in the freight shed, which the mob set on fire, reached twelve. Three of this number were shot by troops. The police believe the explosion in the freight shed was caused by a box of cartridges looted from the troop train being thrown in- to the fire. George telegraphed Premier _ ment of Tts'e'ffo: -bringing about--a- reconciliation be- tween the railways and their em- ployes. Food conditions in Liverpool have greatly improved. The liner Celtic and Caronia sailed last night and other vessels will sail today. Strike leaders have issued a proclamation warning NUMBER 269, HARRY ATWOOD IS OUR NATTIEST B1RDMAN- ALWAYS IMMACULATE DURING LONG FLIGHT Atwood Expects to Reach Utica, N. Y., Before Day Is Ended. THEN NEW YORK CITY SOMETIME WEDNESDAY Pressed on From Erie to Buf- falo and Then to Lyons Without Trouble, fltwood just down from tfie Sky 1. T vi. liio iAV till through he had just stepped out of a bandbox faultlessly pressed. HI rivaling each other for shine. and through Ohio. His suit was spotless and iead, his collar and his'face his shoes bearing a radiant new IS if I Hill UN wh three months. noon as there little more to Carters and freight handlers have not Asked to-Be Allowed to Plead Guilty to Second Degree Murder Charge. NEW YORK, Aug. ai.-In a most pitiable state of fear Paul Ge'del, 17, William H. Jackson, in the hotel Iro- quois, on trial today, offered to plead guilty to murder in the second de- gree, punishable by life imprisonment, but this offer was refused by District gone back to work. Charges of d: j Attorney Whitman. Charles M. Hahn Kidnaped His Children and Is Cited for Contempt. Kidnaping his two children, Ruth aged five, and Hubert, aged eight, ana taking them in a buggy from Soutn Amherst to Brownhelm, in Loraln county, came near to getting Charlea M. Hahn, farmer, into serious trouble with the common pleas court Monday morning. Democrats and Progressive Re- publicans Hope to Control Next Senate. AROUSED OVER BETRAYAL Kern, Pomerene and Others Bitter Over Cotton Bill Coup of Reactionaries, tmo Th. time. The cotton tariff revision bill will probably be passed this afternoon. Senator Bailey opposed adjournment without waiting for the president's ve- to of this bill, it is that Secretary Wilgon will be before the Wiley probe committee and testify. xep wis ao more to be n-p TV H i who struck many points. Board were warned in a were ready to call their men out at moment's notice to renew the a strike. CONGRESS' RECORDS. ACCOMPLISHED: Passed Canadian reciprocity Gave New Mexico and Arizona statehood, but withoirt Arizona re- call. t Passed campaign publicity bill Enlarged House of Representa- FAILED: Could not override president's veto of tariff measures. End Dockers' Strike. LIVERPOOL, August lock- out of the dockers was settled this evening and the men were ordered to go to work at once. This is believed to end the general strike here. JUDGE ORDERS OPERATION PITTSBURGH, Aug. straighten the limbs of a bow-leged child Judge L. L. Davis ruled that an operation advised by physicians must be made. The parents of Minnie Johns, 5, screamed terribly and ran up and down the juvenile court room frantically when the judge decided that the little one's legs must be brok- D t o ICJiS UIUteL U6 L Refused to accept Taft's arbitra- en and then reset by .physicians. treaties. STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU Munsey Building must not stay longer. They left in WASHINGTON, Aug. Following P hnrtv ._.. a body and' they seemed even more cheerful than when they entered. sensationa] of surgents and progressive democratic TT _ I u cVLlv Harry Beattie began to sing a gay i senators by a handful of democratic Jove song as they left the room and j senators in the vote on the cotton bill. v----. O.11U tne heavy door swung to behind them. initial steps have been taken toward the formation of a new insurgent democratic combination for the long tariff revision battle of next winter. The smooth trick played by Sena- tors Penrose and Smoot co-operating with Senators Bacon and Johnston I and their followers of democratic side has aroused the Believed That a Score Are Dead and Many injured But News Is Meager. FARGO, N. D., Aug. reports received here todav placed the number of dead at four and 200 in the death- dealing windstorm cf yesterday it is believed when com- tnunciations have been restored it will be found that more than a score of lives were lost and many more in- jured. Wire service is paralyzed today and as a result only meager reports have been returned from the devastated district. The property loss will far ex- ceed the original estimated a million dollars. From early reports the tor- na8o first hit Antlers, sweeping the town-and leaving death and desofation Fi-om there it proceeded, west, leveling the fighting blood of the progressives in both parties as it neber has been aroused before and has fired them with a determination that the legisla tive control of the 'senate shall' not be allowed to pass back to the reac- tionaries who held it so long. The fact that there are traitors in the democratic camp has only in- spired the progressive democratic senators who came into the body with the infusion of new blood on March 4 with a desire to get closer to the desire which the latter the indications from preliminary conferences were thai there will be a hard and fast amalga- mation of insurgents and progressive Bemocrats which will contest to the very last ditch with the reactionaries for the control of the senate next win- ter. A start in the formation of this amalgamation was made when inform- al conferences were held. It is ex- pected that a complete undejstandirig will be reached before the present ses- sion disbands. The new alliance will mean that the reactionaries of both parties will be segregated into a group by themselves and the progressives, without regard (Continued i Failed to provide direct election of senators. INQUIRIES BEGUN: Senator Lorimer, Dr. H. W. Wi- ley, Alaska, Senator Steel trust, Sugar. StephensOn, 'Every day makes it more evident that the American people are waging a losing fight in said Senator La Follette, arguing for his plan. i-'Kn f. T- __ .T ,t "On the one hand are the thirty- five thousand pioneers who are risk- ing their lives and fortunes in the ex- ploration and prospecting of its undis- covered resources. On the other hand are the millions of American people to whom this great storehouse of nat- ural resources belong. Between them is the enormous power of the great- est concentration of capital that the world has ever known. "Anyone must see that the founda- tions are being laid in Wall street for the upbuilding of a monopoly in Alas- ka equal to that which controls the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania. "When we have before us the his- tory of this anthracite struggle now consummated in the complete control of Pierpont Morgan against the whole American people, can we expect any different result, if we permit the Mor- gan-Guggenheims to" get control of Alaska? The power will lie in their control of the docks, wharves, moun- tain passes and the limited outlet to the markets." LaFoIlette asserted that the govern- ment should regard itself as aboard of directors pledged to the "proper care and development of a property in which the American people were stockholders. "The first step." he continued, "should be the creation of proper transportation facilities. The govern- ment should own and build these canal commission. This board should NEWARK, 0.. Aug. un- loading bulk pork from a wagon here Edward Willinski, 40. was killed by one of the barrels falling upon him. Geidel was in a state of collapse from the moment he entered the court room supported by two guards ana cried continuously. After an appeal to the court the defense- secured permis- sion for his mother to sit beside him. but the boy's terror increased as the trial proceeded. Taken into custody by Sheriff Reu ter at Brownhelm Sunday afternoon, Haha was arraigned before Judge on a charge of contempt of Reed court. Judge Reed, some time ago gave the custody of the children to their grandmother Mrs. Cummins, of South Amherst, atter the husband had been refused a divorce. Hahn was held Monday morning by BODIES FOUND IN DEBRIS Three Men Were Killed in land- slide at Susqnehauna and Buf- falo Mine. HIBBING, August is now believed1 that only three men Sheriff Renter until the children were returned to the grandmother, "If your sister, at Brownhelm does pot bring the little ones back today, she will alsjo be cited for Judge 'Reed declared. According to the accounts which reached the ear pf the court, Hahn met the children" going home from church, away, and re- fused to when this was Cummins. "I have given yb'ii plenty of chanc- es to have the children for several were lulled in the land slide at the i days at a said Susquehanna Buffalo mine, occurred Saturday night. bodies have been recovered. ATWOOD'S PROGRESS WONDAY- SI so a. St. Louis. p. Chica- go. p. Chicago. p. Elk- hart. a. Elkhart. p. in To- ledo. p. Toledo. p. at fair grounds. p. Sandusky. p. at Eu- clid Beach. p. Cleveland. p. at Swanville, Pa. a, Swan- ville. p. at Erie. p. Erie. p. Buffalo 3.20 p. Buffalo. p. Lyons. Miles. 303 401 521 574 727 739 828 930 LYONS, N. Y., Aug. Expecting to resume his flight here today and go to Utiea, Harry Ni Atwoofl, breaker of long-distance aviation records, ia nearing the end of Ms St. Louis-New York flight Determined to reach New York by Wednesday and by today to have com- pleted his contract to fly .over Utica, Atwood was up early today overhaul- ing his aeroplane. According to ad- vices today Atwood wiR leave here at four o'clock and arrive in TJtka by six. Atwood's flight Sunday was accprd- .ng to schedule, about the first of that since he left Chicago. Saturday ie had declared he would remain in Srie after covering but -twelve miles n a bad wind. At p. m., how- ever, he started eastward again for an- other'hop." He said he would stop at Dunkirk but the "going" was good and although a great crowd had gathered ie did not stop. At he landed! n Buffalo, making his actual flyiag darkness and confusion it was feared :hat many had been buried. The first intimation that the bank I which j the hearing. He intimated that if this Three i occurred again, a heavy punishment In the would be inflicted. was in danger of sliding came when i EX-SHAH REPORTED TO HAVE MET DEATH docks, railroads and terminals in Alaska should at once be acquired by the government.'' The government should own and op- on Page 6.) a few tons of earth dropped and half buried' the steam shovel. The men detailed to uncover it a few seconds! later were themselves buried beneath I a second slide. Three more men com- j menced digging for them and a call j was sent for the second track crew! from the lower level. j xThey had just arrived and' com- j menced work on digging out the men j already buried, when, without warning the bank caved in from the top, bury- THE IjTEATHER Forecast: Showers late tonight or Tuesday, warmer tonight, cool- er Tuesday. Temperature at 7 a. m., 60 de- grees. Temperature one year ago, 67 degrees. Sun rises Tuesday at a. m and sets at p. m. (standard Maximum .wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today. 12 ing the entire gang with the excep-! northeast at Mo'ndav tion of three. morning. imp from Swanville to Buffalo, miles, two hours and twenty-one m ites. He had difficulty in finding a anding place, owing to smoke, and made a wide detour oveY the city. Early Sunday, Atwood said he would eave at and try to reach Lyons n two hours and ten minutes. He ;ept his word, starting promptly at :20 and reaching Lyons at ne minute behind his schedule. He ad covered 10 miles. Sunday's flight made a total of 930 through the air since last ay morning. During the seven days he has been en route he has actually He was but 33-5 miles from New York! Atwood planned to start this fore- noon for Auburn and then go on to Syracuse and later to Utica, where he expects to remain over night On Tuesday he hopes to reach Albany and 'then, on Wednesday, complete his long journey landing at Brighton Beach track. Buffalo, strange to say. was singu- 'larly apathetic about the flight. In spite of a nominal charge exacted for [admission to the race track, only a handful of people were on the Mohammed -flli-Mirza Mohammed AH Mlrza, Persia'! shah, who recently returned from ex- ile in Russia and started an updoing to regain his throne, is reported in Teheran to have been af- ter a crushing defeat of his forces by fiovernment troops. TAXES? "BIG BUSINESS" HASAN AXE 70 GRIND By Judge Malcolm Kelly. In the making of a new constitution One of the first things we encoun- we be sure the in- tered when we began the study of mathematics was the axiom, "The whole is greater than any of its parts." The scope of this truth is not limited to mathematics. It applies equally in the realm of morals and is terests will be on hand each with his own particular axe to grind. They will attempt to put all sorts of clauses m the constitution restricting the pow- er of the state to deal with ttem as the good of the people may require. me George Beatty, Weil-Known Veteran of Bloomingvjlle, Not Expected to Survive. George Beatty, prominent Oxford township farmer, residing near Blooin- ingville. a veteran of the civil war and a brother of Gen. John Beatty. is cri- special interest must be subordinated to the general public welfare. In this commercial age this axiom has been forgotten. Whenever Big Business wants something it ought not to have it tells us that if its demands are not Kes sturdiest it. promptly silenced by these'cabalistic words. He hears them "with bated breath and whispering humbleness" and goes away back and sits down. -He knows that by present day stand- ards of valuation the rights and liber- ties of the people are but as in the balance compared with the right of Bis Business to make more money.' tion Making Sn Ohio." It is addressed' Mr Beatty, who is 69 years of age, to "Persons, Partnerships and stricken in hjs room and states the te was ity of "A new constitution that It will i breakfast- be unnecessary for you to evade AS talk QUt h----------- YOU HAVE BEEN OBLIGED T0'taken U1 about 3 EVADE THE PROVISIONS OF THE'thing Is 'CONSTITUTION OF 1851" and thati Members of the family was not railed At tnat time could no- indicated that had beet for him. to Johi to this end "it is absolutely necessary j horae and ln to provide reliable safe guards in the i Beatty. who lives at Mr. ax Camdfm, Conn WILL PLACE AN EFFECTIVE LLM- 1 George Beatty. Jr., In IT TAXATION Elva McRa, is lEWSPAPERI lEWS'PAFERf ;