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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio V THE HOME PAPER J I TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SAN DUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 49 Grand Juries in Two States Will Follow Up Confession of McNamaras. JUDGE BORDWELL SAYS STEFFENS' STORY FAKE Says Journalist Had Nothing to Do With Changing Pleas of COULDN'T SHOP EARLY. AKRON. Dec. a bro- ken hand pained him so much he couldn't return to -work and get money with which to buy Clmst- mas Leonard G- killed himself with a shot gun. He used a stick to discharge the gun. His found the body in the cellar this morning. Job Harriman Is Defeated For Mayor of Los Angeles by Alexander. EAJiLY SPOEX Dec. New clues to be held before the grand jury in the investigation of the na- tion wide dynamiting conspiracy are said to have been found in the records of the post office in sftape of money orders sent by McNamara to various parts of the country. it is also did busi- ness with the Indianapolis postoffice tinder the name of C. J. and much of the mail received by him was delivered' through a postof- fice hox rented under the fictitious name. The importance of these tran- sactions in connection with the re- ported a month which McNa- mara is said to hare spent for ganization purposes' is said to he vi- tal to the conspiracy charge which the government is expected to lodge against many other persons. Gompers Issues Defy. Dec. 6 chal- lenge the world to show that organ- had anv connection with dynamtng plots and I defy my person- al enemies to sustain any of the charges being heaped upon our WOMEN CAST HEAVY VOTE More Than 80 Per Cent of Those Who Registered Went To ------2___ said Samuel Gompers here to- day. labor will live and go forward despite its President Ryan of the Iron workers' union was here today to attend a meeting of the McNamara and means but refused to dis- cuss the report that his organization furnished McNamara with a month. Hits Steffens. LOS Dec. ques- tion as to when the McNamaras will be to the penitentiary to begin their sentences had not been deter- mined early today. It is expected that the men will he taken before the federal grand jury which convenes Thursday and it is intimated among those who are car- rying on. the investigation that they will give a great amount of informa- tion which will lead to the arrest of others The government divides the union men into two classes. John J. Mc- Namara was leader of the advocates of direct action. When McManigal takes the stand before the federal grand jury hie will tell a new story. He will declrre that the reason Mc- Namara believed in him was because he was a gun and could good and get if necess- ary. But he will declare that he was. an amateur in handling high explo- sives compared to James B. McNamara. The latter's bombs nev- LOS Dec. today indicate that George Alexander has defeated Job socialist candidate tor mayor by a vote of two to one. The re- fuse to admit defeat until all returns are in. It is evident the M'Xamara confession had a great effect on the election but the bribery situation in the McNamara trial has eclipsed this interest Reports of the arrest of persons close to the defense being im- minent were abroad today. It is de- clared .positively thar. iYHillttiLIGH IA. ______ er missed' fire. Two explosions near Los McManigal will planned by the Pacific coast labor leaders and the government to get indictments against -jthem arrest them and enforce an immediate trial. The men spent the night in the RIJRAj jail and did not to be in any way affected by the fact that they had jtist sentenced to long penal servitude. grand jury will convene next week Ortie McManigal is expected to tell the jury how he and James McNa- mara brought several suit cases ol dynamite to the coast to be used on various jobs. Alexander was the candidate of the good government forces and Karri- man of a socialist element that nom- inated him largely because of n speech Tie made proclaiming the in- nocence of the McNamaras long he- fore the case against the dynamiters was called for trial. The strength shown bir women voto in proportion to their registered was one of the surprises of the day. It is thought the final result will show that the women cast more than 80 per cent of their registered vote. Especially heavy voting was report- ed from the west Bide districts and on the sast where HarrimaB was strongest in the the voting fell below expectations. Good government people were suspicious about the light vote on the east side and were inclined to think that for some reason the socialists were hold- ing back in the precincts they felt sure of. Miss Janet in charge of the headquarters for the Women's Progressive League in the Merchants' Trust issued the following way the women voted exceed ed our best expectations. Not only were they out but the reports we have received show that in many 'precincts the women outvoted the men in the first two hours. have received no reports of disorder but on the con- the women received the most courteous treatment everywhere. The voting which were conducted during the have been justi- fied by the results shown. The wo- men went to the polls prepared to vote and apparently had little diffi- culty. DURBAR PAVILION V Considerable comment was aroused over the published statement of Judge Bordwell after the sentence had been passed. The judge said that he be- lieved he owed it to the public to make a statement of facts which led up to the men confessing and the end- ing of promised to be a long trial. He also said that he wanted to correct a statement which appeared In a local paper over the signature of Lincoln Steffens. In the statement he demies that Steffens had anything U do with causing the men to change their pleas to saying that the causv was the events which transpired just ha- fore they made the plea. He said that the district attorney could had the pleas weeks before if he would release John J. McNamara aud sentence only James B. to death. Dec ma_ nificent pavilion in the Durbar ERIE COUNTY'S VOTE. According to a detailed report of tne vote in the presidential poll conducted by the Cleveland Leader and Toledo 54 per -cent of the ballots cast in Erie county were for 36 per cent for La Foltette and ten per cent for Hughes. Apparently there no Tat't votes The exact number of votes Cttst from Erie county was not announced. Motion For Instructed Verdict of Acquittal Over-ruled By The Court. IFF KLAWETCH CASE LIlU Lll SOON GO TO JURY -Walter Milan Township Arguments of Attorneys Com- Attempted To j rnenced This Swallow I Letters Not 'PREVENTED BY Deputy CHICAGO PACKERS AT LASJ FACE CHARGES Ten Millionaires Must Answer To The Court For Alleged Vio- lations of Anti-Trust Laws the Penalty Being Jail Sentence Conviction.' Sheiiff Seized After Serving Papers in Gwin's Aroused to a frenzy by the service of papers in a suit against him late Tuesday Walter C. Gwin. Milan township grabbed a vial of carbolic and made an unsuccessful attempt to pour its contents down Mb throat. The attempted suicide prevent- ed only by the prompt work of Depu- ty Sheriff who grabbed the Without offering the testimony of a single witness on hehalf of his Rocco charg- ed with murdering Antonio Vis- cario. Attorney George W. Ritter rested his case s-iortly before noon Wednesday. The state had completed its testi- mony a few moments alter ins attorneys had made an unsucctoS- ful effort to get before the jury let- ters written to the defendant by his wife from the old country. Efforts by the defense to hava Judge Stahl withdraw from tie con- sideration of the jury that part of the testimony relating to the alleged con- nection of Dominic Selvagglo to tha crime of which the defendant is ac- whole affair happened in the Jwiak- state elect between ling of an Uwin did' not murder cokiutr anil bottle from the man's hand. The and a motion to require ths the straight count any time trying to take his life when ing murder in the commission of rob- learned that a legal separation were not sustained by ths had been actually sought. am going to take some of j Attorney for was his remark as he reached for the I maci-e the usual motion that the court bottle which was on a shelf in the j instruct the jury to return a verdict house. I of not and this was also over- The attempt at self-destruction was i ruled bv tee court. unusual in that according to j Wednesday was the thirteenth statements made to the deputy sher- j of the but nobody even COEK had known for some time that his mented on that feature at the court wife intended to bring a divorce ac- house in the rooming. The defend- Had Been Murdered And Rob- bed of Worth of Diamonds Police Say. Dee. million- aire magnates of the packing busi- ness today answered before bar of the United States circuit court for the northern district of Illinois to the biggest of Uncle Sam's suits under the criminal section of the Sherman anti-trust the supreme court having re- fused to grant further delay. Attorneys for the packers entered a plea of not guilty and the work of se- lecting a jury started. At the last moment before the case was called a rumor was current that thar a report reached tine packers would withdraw plea of not guilty and plead the district attorney's office and caus- ed much speculation but when tns trial was called a plea of not guUty was entered. Great precaution was taken by court officers to prevent the photographing of the court the defendants or any of the scenes in connection with the trial. Even the corridors were guarded and at the doors of the federal building there were policemen who refused permis-j sion to the newspaper photographers' to wait for a chance to snap important figures in the trial. An array expensive lawyers in the country was on hand tion. It is believed that the ant sat as that she had actually carried out her expressed intentions was too much of I time a mental shock for the husband. who resides at Spears Cor- is 44 years of and was mar- ried May at Michi- gan. Habitual failure to decide v tenced to t'ut My unconcerned as that tha for the jury should be sen- ijtfric chair. While it was considered likely the case would' reach Wednesday afternoon. the jury there was 'no to defend the beef barons of charges NEW Dec. tif-rt nf tho of conspiracy in restraint of trade robbed of diamonds valued .the Petltl0n of tae wlte' a penalty for which the government the body of Isador F. A- bwm- demands a term in jail. j wealthy jeweler was found stuffed in Nearly eight years of legal man- the furnace of a loft building euvering has been occupied in actual- Efforts were made to destroy the bod'y ly bringing the so-called police say. Asher engineer to trial. Almost unremittingly since Of the building and Joseph the department of justice has'negro elevator were arrested as been encamped on its but the J suspects. has evaded capture in a A gold filigree fountain pen blood- of legal up until stained was found in Roberts' pock- todajV to provide aud harsh treatment are certainty on this point as in such a et. He said fce picked it up in the It was back in 1902 that the federal basement. He could not account to satisfation of the detectives for a i government first took a band in in-' UUtCNN rT An fi Bv a ma- BJ a suit no time limit is placed on tna oratory of the attorneys. The arguments began at 1 oclocfc the afternoon. along the mile posts of case with stop at various and I will show you where tha finger i of guilt points unerringly at the said Attorney George a in the op Piling arguments fos the state. Italians lived In ths house at Kelleys Island for six of seven and each knew terference with the plans of the pack- two stone diamond ring. Schapes ing magnates. The department of found Vogel's body in the ash pan justice secured an injunction from under the furnace today. The po- Judge Peter S. of the fed-. lice discovered that the murder had oral restraining the packers been committed in the Vogle from organizing a giar.t being hit with a hammer or bludgeon This was issued on February and that crushed his skull two days later an investigation almost identically the same alleged acts being under fire as were indictments returned against sixteen cited in the suit which opened today. The fruits of this investigation were on July 1. Six of the six- 1 teen then named are among the ten defendants and they were held answerable to the same much money the others he de- clared. ''Three of the men were killed. One of them was Antonio with its massive silver supports and brilliant in which the emperor-king was to be received by the Indian princes on his arrival was burned down. This is the second disastrous fire of unknown origin in the Durbar camp within a week. The occurrence has caused a sensa- tion. rescramt 01 traae. suit was bitterly fought. Coun- sel for the packers pleaded immunity for their on the ground that back in they had freely in-j formed the government of the plans of combination while Commissioner of Corporations James R. Garfleld was investigating the trust jority of Ashtabula county vot- ed for another three years' drouth. The returns show gains trpm j Viscnrio. thaThis every town in the county excepting deata vas the result of a This cuy had a ''dry majority of 22 in and now has voted by 227. In 'Conneaut. I tie gained 20S. and in Geneva and upon evidence they the ineri-nin- a P them. Ku-npluej agreed with and on March i announced his famous Its Capture Will End -Turks Slaughter- in Tripoli plot on the part of KJawetch anct SeKaggio to obtain his savings. Klawetch did everything to indicate his suilt. He and Selvaggio 131. 1908 Ashtabula county show- j at late ed a majority of The complete returns this year give- the a majority of are planning for a jollification meet- j ing. Of the ten counties that have held second Ashtabula is the sec- ond to retain its county prohibition stand voted three years ago. next day. watchinsr to see if tha ffi d i Dec. troops jubilant over capturing Nankin are preparing to advance on Pekm General Chang of the imperial iorces is con centra ti jig troops at An- suei to block the advance. Revolu- i auuwimteu ituuuus immunity i tionary leaders believe if Pekin Is COLUMBUS. Dec. aie Opllli0n__the same that caused captured the JIanchu dynasty's reign all said George W. Miller. _ _ other county to so vote was Meigs. The eight that have voted to re- turn to saloons Law- Pickaway. Marion and Perry. ttc dead he said. Judge Beis was speaking at three o'clock afternoon. The arguments of the defense were sched- uled for presentation at ftp close of the address of Attorney Beis. delegate to sa eorge the then President Roosevelt to the state constitutional from Crawford at censurtt whose instance a conference some the publjc disapproyal will end. Prince Chun Deposed. Dec. Chun has Dec. FEARTHEBEVfTIOX. noil of fift democratic menir-crs of the- Ohio it is declared shows that roost of them feir political reac- tion if a SPSSJOTI of the legis- lature is called to redistrict the state. doubt that any action will bf taken overnment rested for been deposed as regent by order of the high cost of living was laid at the Dec. gineer Frank Daib and fhe unident- ified men werp killed and several in- jured today when Pennsylvania ex- press train No. 17 ran into a freight wreck near Manor. Twenty-six val- uable horses were killed. the single tion. nor any other. I would be wise for us to have a rneet- j ing in advance of the assembling of the convention to talk over the needs j of rural localities in constitution i making. Other farmer members agreed with me and on their judg- ment as well as iny own T sent out the invitation. We want to talk these matters over among ourselves and it a couple of but made another ineffectual attempt to secure ments in the parly part of 1908. Tn. 1909 the grand jury also probed the two but did not return indict- ments On March 21. 1910. after the government had laid careful grand jury indicted tha company and ten of on premer. His removal has been door of the consumer today by R indict- long demanded bv the will probably be banished and guardians have appointed for the seven-year-old emperor. Bury the Victims. Dec. bodies of 1_ of Dissolution of the trust at Ainzara when the Italians captured the Turkish military camp were bur- n restraint ied today in one trench. The Italians Wireless Tells of Hurricane In Carribean Sea Which Does Much Damage. NEW Dec. messages received from the United Fruit company's fleet bearing American bankers and their families' from Panama tell of encountering a severe storm late yesterday It i feared the vessel had been damaged' but later reports say all are safe. The hurricane commenced early yesterday afternoon in the neighbor- hood of the Lesser Antiles. It swept rapidly northwest across the 'Carri- bean sea into the destroying a large amount of property along the coast of Nicaragua. 'Costa Rica and Honduras. Reports from Costa Rica state that damage was done to the banana crop there. The hankers and their families were re- turning from a visit to Panama whence they sailed after the close of the hankers' convention here 10 Fifteen Shopping Days to DO NOT DELAY ANOTHER SHOP RIGHT AWAY FOR CHRISTMAS It is a private conference The few that attended the meeting for aiost part unwilling j j that it shoud be publicly Known that j they v.ere in attendance. It was evi- i dent that they that it was to be a secret meeting. i I Frank D. of Hardin and Andrew J. P.ojer. of j were willing to give their names to the press PS taking part in the con- l fep-nce. Mr. the was active in suppressing all news law. the civil section of the Shermarl on Paste estimate that fully 1500 Turks and Arabs were killpd. The Italion losses are estimated at 100. of Wholesale attending the convention of the state j association here. The great demand for service from the groceries hcs caused the advance in Hills of poinjr to the store as mother and cam-ing noinejgffer To Eliminate Them By the housew.te of today j J Track Elevation Company Starts her her prov often telephones 15 or _0 minutes be- fore a meal asking that something be hurried out. This service must be paid said Hills. 'NO EMPTY STOCKINGS' IS SLOGAN FOR FUND One good thing about paying rent is that you can movei before the house i falls down on yourj heau. Fair to- night and Previously acknowledged Reeves No. 9 L. O. T. M......... Kobson Modern Woodmen 1.00 2.50 FILEY. England. Dec. j Hubert and his j Robert were killed today when I their monoplane fell 300 feet. SANTO Dec. confirmed the election of Sen- iator Eladio Victoria as provisional slightly nigfat. warmer to- Temperature at 7 a. oae year 28. Sun ris-23 Thursday at a. and sets at p. m. Maximum wind velocity for 24 Total Evidently a great many people are Special to the Star-Journal. PORT looks very much as if Port Clinton will not secure the of Lake Shoie grade unless something is done veiy sooa. _________ i Unable to reach an agreement I the village which refused There aie homes where papa has for- permit the elevation of the tracks tba gotten to send word to Santa Clans' railroad company has or has been unable to do so. To see that these homes are not ov- erlooked is the object of the Santa Claus fund. It is to insure that there will be no empty stockings on Christ- mas morning. ________ _ Santa Claus letters are still coming waiting last to to the Star-Journal but those which make contributions to the Santa plead especially for those less fortan- south of the present tracks- condemnation suit for a new right of way turough the at grate. Lawyers say the company will doubt- less win the case if it pressel. The Lake Shore 'is.s plans for straightening ire tratks through tip town and h3S purchased the recess- arv private property lor the nev Claus fund This is the only explan- ate than the writers are the most wel- which will eliminate the ation of the slow growth of the fund fill' across the -nrvc. T'- e- for and those who plan to make good use i The first lodge contributions came nc-w line is about compit'tr of the money are hopeful that they in from Reeves company offered to separa.-' will not be disappointed in the last Latins of thr and from grades by elevating the tracks Hobson Modern new right of way. hearing JN only a little way off Many other lodges are expected to act but the council ref...-fM is few days Christmas novr Santa Claus is a great way off to I president of the hours ending at noon 15 lots of litle however. and southwest at Tuesday evening. at their meetings within the two weeks. Prompt action is i many don't know film at all.. WILL SOON BE TOO LATE. next agree to this on the ground elevation would IT -ftould constitute a wall ;