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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 48 SAYS TRUST LAW NOW EFFECTIVE President Defended Court Decision In Mes- sage to Congress. AGAIN URGES FEDERAL INCORPORATION LAWS Senate and House Now Ready To Settle Down To Work of Sessioni MESSAGE IN BRIEF. The message which the presi- dent sent to congress today was the first of several to be cotnmun- Seated. It is not a general mes- but is devoted entirely to a defense of the Sherman anti-trust iaw and the supreme court decis- and a suggestion for supple- mentary including a federal incorporation act. Bother messages will relate to foreign re- the tariff and the report of the tariff board on etc. Today's message is given in full on page 9 of the Star-Journal. ed to Take Firm Stand on National Questions on Trip GOES TO EAST AND SOUTH Dec. Presi- dent Taft today sent to congress his first message of the present a message in which he limits himself to the discussion of the anti-trust law and the supreme court which he defends. Other messages are to follow within the next two weeks. There was reaiiy little done in the Presidential Candidate Expect- openmg session of congress Monday although a of new and im- portant measures were including measures to abolish the commerce court and repeal tfrs anti- trust law. The senate was in session but sev- enteen just long enough for the invocation the swearing in of Conference of tll6 Democratic Hoke Smith of Georgia and Obediah Gardner of the new senatois In the house there were sworn m Representatives and M. C Tennessee. Vice President Sherman --YES called to Utica by the death of his mother- Mrs Ellen Babcock. Bills and resolutions in large num- bers poured into the hopper on the speaker's table as soon as the house met. Two measures to abolish the commeice court were presented by Representative Sims of Tennes- and Representative La Follette of Washington. Measures for. the repeal of the Canadian reciprocity hill were offered by Representatives Jlanna and goth of North Dakota. Representative chairman of the rules introduced his much discussed bill to strengthen the Sherman anti-trust define spe- cifir offenses against it and provide stripes for its violation. Repi esentative Sulzer of New York FIRST PICTURES SHOWING DEVELOPMENTS IN M'NAMARA BRIBERY V ARRESTED JUROR WHO CONFESSED M'NAMARAS GIVEN TERMS IN PRISON James B.. Sentenced to Life Says He Would Gladly Die If Lives of Slain Men Could Be Re- stored and Regrets Action. John McNamara is Given 15 Years For the Blowing Up of The Llewellyn Iron May Bs Paroled After Seven DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN CHARGE OP THE IN THE M'NAMARA BROTHERS' SHOWING NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENTS THE MONEY ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN PAID BY AGENTS OF THE DEFENSE jTO GEORGE A PROSPECTUS Leaders Will Be Held At offered a bill to put sugar on the free list Representative the Nebras- ka joined the democratic idea of open proposed by democratic leader Underwoods. Mr. Norris introduced a resolution pro- hibiting the use of the house cham- ber for a secret caucus by any party. Victor socialist repi esenta- tive from intioduced a resolution to repeal the Sherman an- ti-trust law and provide for govern- ment ownership of any concern which more than 40 per cent of trade in any commodity Representative Littleton took occa- sion to express himself in regard to the application for impeachment pro- ceedings against him under a charge that he was an ally of the trusts and paid his lespects puncipallv to William Jennings Bryan. An investi- gation be made Dec. Unit- ed States supreme court todaj denied the appeal of the ten indicted Chi- cago packers for a stay of their trial. Justice White denied the appeal with- out comment and the packers must face trial under Wednesday. the anti-trust law Dec. the departure of Governor Harmon on Ms speech-making trip to the south and east it is announced that he pro- poses now to take up national ques- tions and speak openly and boldly up- on them. Up to this time the govern- or has been veiy reticent and his friends have found that this pCiicy is only offering good soil in which the intimations that he is too conser- vative to make a strong candidate for the find root The open charge of Win. J. Bryan that he would be the candidate of the inter- ests are found to be having effect and are believed to be responsible in the main for the growth of the boom for Governor of New Jersey. Mow the it is will speak out and give utterance to statements on the burning questions of the day that will refute the charges of his enemies and prove him to stand at the head of the progres- sives of his party. The governor t WHAT A POLL SHOWS. A poll taken over the state bv the Cleveland Leader and Toledo republican as to Presidential preference gives for- mer President Roosevelt a decid- ed advantage over President who stands second with Senator La Follette a close third The vote stood for Roose- for Taft and for La Follette The democratic vote taken at the same time showed Brvan in the lead with 810 Harmon second with 596 and. Wilson third with 4S9 Department of Justice Watch- ing For Disclosures in Mc- Namara Cases BURNS NOT'GOLDEN RULED' Detective Says He Will Con- tinue Investiagtion and Bring Others to t s- leaves today for Atlanta where he speaks Wednesday evening. From there he goes to Baltimore where he is to address a meeting of the demo- crats on thfl prcninff nf trip Sfh Inst and on the next day will join a con- ference of democratic leaders in Washington. Some days ago an editorial on the presidential situation appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer that was inter- preted by thp governor's friends as a drive against dential boom. the governor's presi- Monday there was an- other in that paper that caused sorffe worry among the Harmon support- ers. It warned the democrats of the nation against taking up as their can- didate for the presidency one vho was merely under suspicion of being fa- ored by the interests The case of Judge Parker was cited as just a case n point. He was attacked as the can- didate of the the editonal points notwithstanding the fact that the interests weie pouring out 'their coffees to the treasurer of the campaign of his opponent Of cours Dee. depart- ment of justice was sitting tight on the dynamite conspiracy case today undoubtedly prepared to start work the instant the McNamaras make a' detailed confession. Orders have comef from Wickersham that not a word Jsi to be spoken that might show thei government purposes. Wickersham is receiving constant reports from agents' in Los Indianapolis and I elsewhere. Attorney General Wickersham to-' day formally announced the appoint- ment of Oscar Lawler as special as- sistant attorney general to take charge of the federal dynamite probe. Wickersham said the department would act jointlj with the National Erectors' association. Burns is Not Bound. O.. Dec. Burns here today said he was not bound by the agreement which might have been entered into in California and would continue his investigation looking toward the ar- rest of labor officials in the dynamlt ing plot. He asserted James B. Mc- Namara told nothing in his confession BERT H. FRANKLIN. CHIEF DETECTIVE FOR THE McNAMARA CHARGED WITH PAYING BRIBE MONET TO VENIRE- MAN LOCKWOOD. they did not know. He ridiculed the assertion that McNamara used 16 sticks of dynamite saying he used more and also took off the jets from the gas pipes near where the dyna- mite was placed. Darrow Clears Gompers. LOS Dec. The exact position of President Gompers of the American o1 L-bo- is Made That For- mer Princeton President Was Turned Down. McNamara case explained today NEW Dec. New York Sun under heavy headlines to- day published a story that Woodrow Wilson when leaving Princeton to run for governor wrote to the Car- negie for the advance- ment of teaching asking to be pen- sioned. He luJ ba'-el' ted 25 _ hears of semce as a teacher. His by Clarence for the applicatlon wag deniedi the s defense. Darrow said he had .-because the foundation's purpose told Gompers whether the was to aid professorg moro were guilty or innocent because he.than 6- years of age_ who had t M had never asked As counsel for tliP'og years and to he he could have _____ C ornpers after getting consent fro'ii' ihem Darrow said he did not know- how much Gompers knew about Refuses to Comment Md Dec 5 have Both Sides Claim Victory in Sight When the Campaign Closed on Monday. case as he bad never asked concfni-'made it a rule never to comment on ing the guilt or innocence of the anv statement by the New Yoik LOS Dec. only a week ago by thousands of men and women workers the McNamara brothers appeared before Judge Bord- well today to receive penalty for their admitted crime. Bitterly denouncing James B. McNamara as a murderer at heart Judge Bordwell today sentenced him to life imprison-rent. John J. was ed to serve 15 years. Both will be co nfned in the San Quentm peniten. tlary. So great was the crowd and Vie evident feeling so strong that Judge Bordwell suddenly changed his plan and moved to another court room. Extra deputies and a squad of police was called to hanoie the crowd. Their pleas of guilty had unnerved both nen and they have spent many anxious hours since their confessions. Attorney Scott spent a good part of the early hours with them buoying up Jjheir spir- its and cheering them. Because of the fact that it was election day and feeling was at a high pitch Sheriff Hammell took extraordinary precautions in taking the men from the jail to the hall of records. Ironed together they were surround- ed by heavily armed deputies while deputies were in the court room ready to suppress untoward demonstration. Twenty other deputies sur- rounded the court house and jail. Attorney Scott congratulated the prisoners on their determination take the consequences of and called their attention to the fact that although the court w as expected to impose drastic life for Jim and 15 yeais lor neither might have to serve more than seven years. If they aie exemplary pris- and they insist they vvill be. they will become eligible to paiole at the end of that length of time in prison. Sheriff Hammel and Under Sheriff personally took charge of two McNamara brothets. Hammell refused to discuss the disposition to be made of the two brothers. It has j been asserted that thej might be held here and palled before the feder- al grand jury which is to investigate the dynamite charges. Hammell that he knew noth- ing of such a declaring that it was a matter for the authorities to determine. James was on the verge of a physi- cal collapse when he faced sentence this afternoon. Returning to his of- fice Fredericks said some of the la- bdr leaders now denouncing the Namaias are guilty of the same crime and that he has proof of it. out- come of this case means the passing of the bludgeonand strong arm from the ranks of said Fredericks. He denfad there had been any bar- gaining in fixing the and niiinrn DVBIfi lAuoLO BY 10 State's Star An pert Says He Found Human Life Fluid. TOOK PIECES OF Chemical Tests Showed Tsl Tale Traces On Jacket of the intended moral is easily drawn ed. am certain Gompers knew said Governor Wilson here todaj. ROBERT F. THE FIRST JUROR IN THE McNAAlARA CASE TO BB PASSED BY BOTH SIDES. WHO HAS CONFESSED THAT HIS WIFE TOOii WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT SHE TO INFLUENCE HIM TO VOTE FOR AN ACQUIT- TAL. discredited Lincoln claim. The confession of James B. McNamara in full James B. desire to make this statement and this is the truth. the night of September at 5.45 p. I placed in Ink a portion of the Times a suit case containing sticks of so per cent dynamite set to explode at 1 o'clock in the morning. It vvas my intention to injure the building and scare the owner. I did not intend to take the life of anyone. ''i .sincerely retruinrar unfortunate men lost their lives. If the giving of my life would bring them back. I would gladly give in in pleading guilty to murder in the first degiee I have placed my life in the hands of the state. B M'NAMARA Not content with presenting for consideration of the Jnry a mass of- testimony as to facts tending to the guilt of Rocco ehargedr with first degree murder in the mon pleas court the state Tuesday impressively summoned world of science to its assistance ia itis efforts to send a human beng toT- the electric chair. For the star witness of the Dr. J. G. Spenzer. of a noted occupied the sta.nC_ during nea.'ly all of the morning ses- sion His boiled was that spots on garments of do and the two indicteC foreigners were blood and hsT J assorted that his tests proved this I serious element in the case beyond I doubt Telling in a direct how he had cut small from vaggio's coat and Klawetch's medical authority narrated j detail how he discovered thereon. and white corpuscles of the humaa'' tlood. He said he made tte tests per-- sonally on the 14th. of November in his Cleveland office Tested with hvdrogen theT strips produced foaming and indicated the presence of animal orsranic mat- -mid witness. Drops of and acetic were use4_ m the various and the spectrcK- When James B. McNamara wrote i score was also his confession in the county jail Mon-i Probablv the most interesting day afternoon Attorneys Darrow exwnmpnts related by the wit-. Davis with Prosecutor ness involved mixture of the blood were present. The confession of a a blood solution obtained written on a plain scratch pad in Me- from tae clothes of the Namaras own way and handed i and a sajt solution This test was- to who read it with Davis He1 Jhe_reguegLof the state In or- in turn handed it to Fredericks who to snow that blood on the gar- refused to sav whether he nieT1TS ot- the Italians was-not animal what he wanted or not j and the presence of hunvm The confession was in length blood WPS indicated in the mixture. to the on Page although no names are named But Governor Harmon's friends ex- that before he returns from this tup the governor will have made it clear to the country that he is a pro- nothing of the inside I said Darrow j A proposal that S190.000 subscribed by labor unions to aid the TO VISIT AXDERSOX Dec Coneress- maras' defense be turned over to the man Anderson today lecened a letter i gressive of the progressives and that of the victims of the Los to the effect that W H Reinhart. ot Angeles Times disastei was endorsed will bejiere in a day or on Page Dec. 5 Ashtabula county is voting on the and question today and both sides claim a victory. The campaign was up in a blaze of torchlight pre- cessions and moving picture shows the streets last night with speeches in various parts of the. city. Ministers of the various Protestant churches are active for the .but a Congregational minister from the west. Rev. has been holding meetings in this vicinity during the .past fortnight. City Vote. 0.. Dec. fixed Dec 22 for a local option election for the city of under the Beal law The Ohio univer- sity'students will be here to vote on the date set At a. recent election in Athens coun- Athens went by 87. Pike County Election. Dec. Pike county commissioners fixed Dec. as the election date for which the petitioned under the Rose law. At the election Sept. the polled and the votes. Sixteen Shopping Days to THE EARLY BIRD AND EARLY CHRISTMAS SHOPPER ARE WISE at a meeting of the Central Labor two for a visit. The following pen- Union of Biooklvn. sions were secured todaj Ander- The McNamara brothers se- son- Michael Connei. S2i ve'-ely arraigned and the syn-patthy a Lannie and support of the Brooklyn unions promised to President Gompers of the National Federation. MIINIPIPmRiTTIF ro fflhtlE i LOS Dec of the bitterest elections in the history of American municipalities in progress here The golden rule of Lincoln Steffens had not al- j lajed the fight between the and the fortes back of Mayor Ales-1 under for re-election Despite con- j fident assertions of both sides it admitted the women held the balance of power. This being the first time j When a FUND GROWS TIME BECOMING SHORJ i Occasionally the witness hit the high spots in the English laT and the jury d-d not seem to have a complete understanding ot his on Page SANTA GLAUS FUND Previously acknowledged Master Russell 2022 Monroe............ .15 A friend ..................50 Total Attention Good Fellows' The Santa Clajs fund is growing weeks fiorn be closed. The dav alwavs goes to of scores of bovs and girls front do-T to meet her husband her neighbors set her for a hypo- i the Salvation Army and the I Human society and perhaps others i share in it Santo Ciaus letteis are to t're Star-Journal from children and a 'number of the little writers have Si some are sending in small con- tnb'ifons The fust the letters '3e in a few da.vs and others be which are not purely iaiger contributions are i mm Director Haiiser Asks Council For For The Neces- sary Expenses. Safety Hauser .on ons 'of the vear for tbem-derends upon needed from the Good fellows and It asked council for an to of char- o hers who can well aSord them AU of sion for cnte. and fair. Temperature at Pa- Uor Christmas lehef work. The Sun- vendeand dub is raising a good-sued warmer to- Uund and the Salvation Army is re- Wednesday donations The Santa. I fund w-ill simply add to these and 7 a. m. one they have voted it was doubtful as to year ago SI. the outcome. Sun rises Wednesday at 6-43 a m. CANAL Uec. furnace of the Penn Iron Coal To. Maximum and sets at 4.03 p. wind velocitv for LM owned by the M A. Hanna will' hours ending at noon today 15 miles resume operations at once. I southwest at Tuesday morning. hundreds who perhaps would not oth- erwise contribute -can do their share by sending money to this which will be expended through various lo- cal organizations under the direction of Mrs. Fannie cf the Humane societv. It is expected that the Sunshine the Circle of SEND NOW. BURIED ODER CINCINNATI. Dec. bank nance committee Although no was made on the request Merit' it is believed the comrp' 'r will recommend lesrislat on to nrc t of' the funds for another sand weighing tons slid down i of the central station Couneit Monday night also nriated to pay the cost nf upon several workmen emplojed at the pit of Contractor Joseph j near ftelhi Ail managed to escape I advertising and at first it injury except Charles fif- the request of the safety dinr'or of who was un- i been cut in two. der the avalanche and died before fhar this could be dug out 1 was for expenses aireadv ;