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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio L THE HOME PAPER 1 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER 191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 47 Important Legislation is Ex- pected in Financial and Anti-Trust Reforms. HOUSE ADJOURNED IN HONOR OF DECEASED EVERYBODY HAS TAKIFF-KEYISION BUG AS CONGBESS AND IMPENDING FIGHT HOLDS PROMISE OF ANOTHER LENGTHY SESSION Demand is Made That Repre-j sentative of New Be TO PASS SHERWOOD BILL. Dec. 4 Sherwood pension granting a dollar a day to old soldiers who had served a year and was today booked for passage before Christmas by democratic lead- en. It will supercede the Ander- son bill and Congressman Ander- son will support it as the best that can be had. WASHINGTON. December the thump of an ivory handled gavel in the good right hand of Speaker Champ Clark and the polite taoplng of his desk by Vice-President Sher- tie first session of the 62nd con- gress opened for business at precisely 12 o'clock today. A demand that Representative Lit- of New be impeached and expelled from the was filed with Speaker Clark this afternoon by Secretary Martin of the anti-trust league. Littleton Ss _charge4_with being. an ally of the trusts. Galleries filled to the limit vith spectators. Feminine rela- tives of the members and lights of so- ciety made a resplendent display of the Htest in winter gay gowns provided sejuecially for this oc- casion and for society functions to foi- low. About 85 per cent of the mem- bers observed the custom of states- men by wearing brand-new suits. For Washington it was the annual gala second only to inauguration and the townspeople awakened from the legarthy of vacation time. Hotels .and rooming have been for weeks In a disordered state from .the activities of paper hang- painters' and The approaching arrival of nearly 500 an army of employes and the crowd of smooth-looking gentle- men in constant attendance throughout sessions of behooved the commercial hosts to make alluring the quarters for prospective guests. On the floors -of the senate and members were busy shaking hands with one another and felicitating their friends and other' survivors of the torrid special session of last sum- mer. In striking contrast to the re- union of a year ago there was an ab- sence of gloom. it was. that j about 125 members'of the senate and house came from the November bat- wherein they were shot from their perches in the halls of fame Today they were in aerial beaming and cheerful. Later scores of them will prance through the state- ly halls of the capitol with wrinkled brows and nerves on edge as they look forward tp the elections of next j year. Records made during the ses- sion will boost or blast the ambitions of all the members of the house and the sovereign citizen when he goes to the polls next Novem- bef. Confronted with the weightiest ques- tions of.public the democratic house uf i epresentatlves met to pre- pare Itself for what promises to be one of the most important sessions of con- gress in the last half-century. With a'prospective candidate for the Champ at the speaker's the house came to or- der at the floor filled with a fair Allegation Is Made That Two Sworn Members Had Ac- cepted Money in Case jACQUITTAL OR HUNG I JURY TO BE RESULT State and Federal Authorities Are Working on Gigantic Nation-Wide Con- I got a bachelor friend who's some- thing of a cynic. He says all that oae- girl it took a dozen men. to leach her. General ly fair tonight and rising temperature. Would Not Combine Industrial With Centennial Gateway However. Temperature at 7 a. 16. year ago Sun rises Tuesday at a. TO. and sets ai OS p. m. Maximum wind Teioclty for 24 hours ending at noon today 32 miles north at Sunday afternoon. FUNDS ARE NEEDED TO CARRY OUT PROJECTS Perry County Goes After Being .m jhejarren Column For Three Years. Dec. that manipulation by the was Wayne B. of the Anti-Saloon discussed the vic- tory gained by the liquor element Sat- urday when Perry county voted making eight out of nine counties which have held second liquor elec- tions and moved over.into the column. The won in Perry county by a majority of 633. They carried all the municipalities in the county ex- cept two. Three years the court j ty voted majority of 893 and ousted 56 saloons. The totals in Saturday's election were discussing the situation in Mr. Wheeler explains that he does not blame the Decent victories on illegal crookedness and mani- but believes that these things were contributory agencies in the results. j there was much crookedness in the recent said Superintendent Wheeler. have reports showing that in one precinct in Athens county there wera practical- ly no votes but I have LOS Dec. the busiuess men of Los Angeles inter- fere it is likely a bribery scandal will develop here in connection with the McNamara case which will overshadow the original trial. This was indicated today when Judge Young granted a continuance for a week in the case of Bert a charged with bribing a prospective juror. Bus- ness interests are anxious to close the case here and let the government car- ry on any further action. Attorney Fredericks considers that he has ab- solute proof that two jurors sworn rp one for and one for Fredericks says they were to secure an acquittal if possible or else hang jury. Ortie McManigal is to be to Indianapolis from here to tes- before the federal grand jury in dynamiting case. Neither Schmidt nor fugi- tive accomplices of the if they come back here will be permit- WILL THERE BE A Trustees Discuss Factory Prop- ositions and The Lot Sale CHAMP DESK BROWN'S LEI TERHARD BLOW AT. TAFT CAUSE Dec. statement of Walter F. Brown in of Roosevelt for president in 1912 is Redistrieting Dec. looks as XUJL JJICOIUCU-U JLU 1O j. j.1 the hardest blow which President Taft the proposition _ to redistnct has received was the general opinion IJCMO A i ir t.uu VJJ.LIJ.J.UJJ. information that .at least twenty-five repablican politicians in this men are willing to take oath they voted in the precinct. Fraud- ulent methods undoubtedly'figured in the The reply of the state chairman of the republican central committee to the letter of John D. of Cleve- j demand lor a new the state for congiess was dead. Lead- ers in the movement claim to be un- able to give any information when the governor's office is to be stormed Some Small Boats Out Ha Trouble But No Fatali- ties Resulted. GREAT ANXIETY AROUSED Boat Reliance Had A Rough Trip From North Real Blizzard. leader of the progressives i portionment in which he not only gave as his opinion that the voters of the republi- can party should be given an oppor- tunity to express their preference as between Senator LaFollette and Taft but also other and strongly intimating that Roossevlt would accept the nomination has changed the Ohio situation so that President Taft will have to fight hard i Governor Harmon seems to be veer- ing round to the support of Ed. Moore of Youngstown for the democratic nomination for governor and local politicians claim to be able to see in that another step on the governor's part toward conciliation of the liberal element of his party which was .very sore on the governor last winter be- of his intractibility on the sub- Hundreds of Sandusky union men to the McNa- mara defense fund of ac- cording to the statement of Secre- tary Morrison at a small balance remains unexpended. Many of these con- tributors are wondering if there is to be a refund. For the most local union men believed in the innocence of the McNamaras and the pleas of guilty came as .a surprise and shock to them. They had condemned the dynamiting and now they condemn the McNa- maras. ted to plead guilty to the Llewellyn Iron works job but it is understood that no strong- effort is being made to find them. Other California labor leaders whose names are said to ap- pear in the grand jury's minutes in connection with the Times investiga- tion will not be molested in Los An- geles. Despite denials it can be stat- ed authoratively that the business men's committee has agreed that this city has had enough and that if there are to be other prosecutions the fed- eral government will be able to take care of as the Times case has brought -Los A.ngeles county close to bankruptcy. The election tomorrow will be watched with interest. In the event of the election of Harriman. the future of the policy adopted would be in doubt. The participants in that philan- thropy just now are members of the old .guards of republicans. General head of the Meyei Lake freighters and small crait Lake Erie Sunday fought for hours j with a gale which blew 40 _miles anj hour from the north-west but not a' single disaster was reported. Few large vessels left ports except where it was absolutely necessary that trips be made and accordingly tha fishing tugs from Vermii- Huron and Cleveland were the ones in trouble during the hard blow but all came through safely. The 65 foot gasoline-power Boat Reliance of the Post Fish Co. fleet had one of the most dangerous trips of any of the small boats along this end of the lake. Leaving North Bass Island morning Sandusky .before.the worst of the storm swept over the staunch lit- tle boat was soon caught In the ing snow and gale of wind. The Re- ran through In splen. cHd shape and covered the 20 miles in good time. Aboard the vessel were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Blckley and two three other ladies and stx Although the trustees of the Business Men's meet- ing Saturday did not take definite the project of advertising the industrial ad- vantages of the city was favorably received and work along that line is to bs according to President other agencies are at it is will result in some definite move in the neap future. The proposition to combine ad- vertising of industrial advantages and the Perry Centennial celebration idea did not meet vita- the favor of the trustees. The B. M. A. wishes to encourage the centennial idea and will doubtless be ready iff co-operate with the city commission. In the matter of the trustees seemed to be of the opin- ion that the two could not very well be combined. If there is to be an esr men. The Reliance also carried 20 boxes of fish and household furnitura belonging to Bickley. Captain John owner of the was at the wheel. Fish boats from other local houses were out Sunday morniug but all man- aged to get into port without acci- dent The Booth Co. boats remained at Kelley's Island. Some excitement was caused by a rumor that a tug had gone down neat Vermilion but this proved untrue. Eleven tugs at Vermilion were accounted for. The gasoline boat 0. Trinter of Ver- milion was out with a party but rearh- the city's advantages as a man- ufacturing and industrial it should be nial they ar- gued. The meeting of the trustees was im- although no definite aetissr was taken on any of the big proposi- tions considered. The situation with reference to delinquent lot subscrib- ers was discussed at---gome Pending the appeal test suits to the higher courts it is possible nothing will be done although the as- sociation is greatly In need of funds. Several factory propositions are pending were also discussfei but further investigation was decided up- on in order that the best proposition may first be taken up. If all lot sub- scriptions were paid up tie accosiatloa could swing at least three good propo- sitions now. proposition to advertise city will not be said Presi- dent just returned from a trip through the west and who is enthusiastic over plans and. meth- ods he saw in successful operation. are in hopes that some plan for the necessary funds can ba worked MARRIED LOVER WHO SHOT HER FOUR TIMES An- na who was shot lour times by Louis her sweet- one month married Spoler at Depue. The just out of the ed port safely. The storm was most said she did BofoaTs for severe on the lake between and Spoler until he showed his love lor br trying to kill her 'rather tfeaa o'clock Sunday afternoon. to 10 Accident Happened on Near Pittsburgh and Sever- al of Crew Were Saved. on Page Treasury Department State- ment Would Indicate Run- ning Expense Millions Less. Dec. Edward Swaney and four of his crew were hurled to death and ten others were rescued in thrilling when the steamer Diamond was blown up in the Ohio just low Davis Island dam. Two of the men rescued are terri- bly injured and may Boilers let but the detailed cause of the dis- aster is not known. The dead Ciptain Edward Swaney. master of the this i city. James of Haz- el body recovered from barge in- to which it was blown. Thomas Cun- this city. Thomas Mershon. engineer of the of Hazelwood. James this city. The Charles badly burned and taken to Bellevue hos- pital. Ben scalded taken to Bellevue hospi- tal. allowed. It is pointed out that it was only through the clever. teadersip of Brown that President Taft had a solid delega- tion from Ohio four years ago and that his play at this time seems to follow the same as the trick he turned four years ago. When he Taft fol- lowing he the plan for Inv- be- i ing c'elegates to the state convention certified as for Taft or for thus leaving the choice absolutely in the hands of tae the result the overthrow of Foraker and the Taft victory. It is mentioned by the wise ones in polities as possibly the most shrewd 'politcal work seen in tbe state in recent years and it v.'as purely the work of ttoey admit. In the statement Brown pulls strings for the same sort of tactful play in suggesting to Fackler that any action his of temperance legislation. Be-1 head of the good govem- T...J ment and Edward P. on Page cause Moore had been the manager During the height of the gale and see her the bride of another. snow the powerboat Clara J Jenny with six men aboard disabled off the beach at Port Clin- ton. Trying to hold at anchor the on Page GIVE. THE. KIDT MERRY XMAJT Dec. treas- i ury department's estimate for run.'.ing the government for the next fist-al year submitted today shows an appar- ent saving of coinared with the amount appropriated for Decreases are shown in the csti-i mates for the conduct of the executive establishment and tlic de- partment of agriculture. These are just balanced by substantial increases askedr for both the military and naval. establishments. Under the military is estimated i for work on the Panama an in- crease of nearly j Packers Ask Delay. Dec. the'Sherman law as an i and counsel for the ten million-' aire Chicago packers today the court to stay their trial set for next Wednesday. A decision is expected within two weeks. Dec. Leon- ard of spoke in Trinity church here and assisted in consecrat- ing the furnishings recently added to tbe building. Seventeen Shopping Days to Christmas ONLY THREE WEEKS. HAVE YOU GOT THAT SHOPPING on the presidential preference if the state be delayed until after the meet- ing of the national committee. At that time it is known the progres- j sives will be the com- j mittee and make a reqi-est little-short of a demand that there be arranged the widest sort of a presidential.pref- erence. If the roqupst is i Brown will have the situation he i wants. If the request is denied or or if the Taft people .make blunder or fumble in ithe situation. Brown will bay-- the nd- i vantage of the error and wi'.l be pro- i vide'd with a camprijrn cry that serv the exact purpose he has in mind. i Concluding his letter to j Brown i me to acid in my j Lludgtnent. your suggestion of i Ohio republicans an opportunity of j ji-boosing between Taft snd La Foi- j j lette does r.o.t go far enough. Surely i any contest nf that nature should be j conducted not in the interest of aryj but. in the of republican party. No therefore he placed upon choice of voters. SANTA CLAUS Previously acknowledged .iHlil'.s Brongartuer 5.00 Master Edwin Vine street .............25 Total No one who has never played Santa Claus can have any adequaie idea of genuine pleasure to be derived from giving where gifts are and where the cheapest trinket or toy brings forth a glad shout from yovnssters to whom all this is a new and welcome With a contribiitiort of a five-spot .is who always comes to the front iff such a ence been children themselves. Most of them were taught to believe in All misbehaved occa- sionally. Did your parents ever tell you that you were a bad boy and that Santa Claus didn't come to bad Did they ever tell you that on the day the the Santa Claus fund began to i a bir. the week be- Unless I wholly mistake the senti-jing well started. From no'-f on there reent of our fellow if must be some hustling for but little If you're join the Good Fel-j before If they you lows' club. The initiation fee is the awake long on Christmas eve. two cents it will cost you to send ajThere was a horrible dread in your letter to this office. You can invest j heart. Your throat tight. And as ranch capital as you bat what-1 when daylight came through the Ice House and Wayne Street- Dwelling Ordered Torn Down By State Marshal. Special to the Star-Journal. COLUM'BUS. 0... Dec. fire marshal has ordered the Cleve- land and Sandusky Brewing company to tear down an ice house and repair a house cast of in and ordered Ales. M. Wan- ner to tear down a at til's corner ot Wayne and Division streets in thai city. They have been ad- judged fire menaces by the stato marshal. Holiday Fire Dangers. sPUith a view to promote safe trical winus in connection with flammable Christmas the lo- cal electrical insrvrtor has a communication to the merchants in- vinn.e them to ariviso with him as to the proper to'bo obswveri the preparation of Their holiday decorations bnd displays. According to ths electrical rasriec- tor. defective electrical construction at this season of the year is apt to i result seriously on account of i great amo'mt of comHusMbte exposed. For this reason many cities j which have suffered from experiences of this have adopted rules governing the such and prohibit the use of cottpn batting and other highly in- flammable material in connection therewith. While the protection of pers against the dangers of fire and panic is naturally a question of prims the evil effect a panic might have Chrisf- nuis would appear to furnish given a they will with no un- voice again declare their pref- lor their standard bearer of though in no sense a can- didate is too loyal a republican apd too good a citizen to deny the more than two weeks remain within which to complete the entire fund. In order to make the project a suc- cess and raise a fund large enough to meet all demands and Insure a Merry Christmas for all the boys and ever the we'll guarantee the dividends of happiness will make it the most satisfying investment you ever made in your life. The Good Fellows must make this movement a success. A Santa Claus coupon will be found on page 2 of to- day's Star-Journal. Fill it out today and become a member of the club. clearly expressed demand of bis par- the Star-Journal must appeal to I It is a fact tbat all men ty attd his I Beige iu cm-tain you sneaked a bee line for you had phtmeil your stoi'kiii5T. Of it was full. Sauta Claus had come. Your father and regarded the phenoaienou with a pleased expression which said plain- ly that perhaps you weren't such a bad boy. after all. out. of bed and j an additional if a selfish the spot where for the co-operation of chants with i his efforts sfallalious. he to COLOGNE. Germany. Dtv. 4 i military authorities are build an aorni with v iNEWSPAPERl SEWSPAPEHI ;