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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER 1 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 50 Attorney Darrow Says John J. Will Refuse To Answer Questions Asked. GOMPERS WATCHED BY GOVERNMENT AGENTS District Attorney Miller Issues Hot Statement Regarding Secret LABOR LEADERS NOW UNDER FEDERAL FIRE SAMUEL LOS Dec. 7__John J. M'Namara will tell nothing and will trade nothing for any fa- vors.. If the government asks him to testify he will simply re- fuse to This was the statement of Attorney Clarence Darrow today just before the fed- eral grand jury opened its probe into the dynamiting plot. It is admitted Special Prosecutor Law- cannot make him but he said M'Namara would be sum- moned and asked a few questions. The MeNamaraa will be started for the pemter.tiary Saturday but will not be taken by way of San- Francisco for fear of an out- break. The bribery matter is in the hands of Judge Bordwell who is now the pivotal link in the case. He sum- moned District Attorney Fredericks and Deputy District Attorney Ford three times and told them plainly there must be complete prosecutions -ami thai under no-eircumstances can they be dropped. The state will al- lege there are two defense one tor actual defense raised by the American Federation of Labor and a second and secret raised fund by circlce of the The second alleged fund is one one by which the prosecution hoped to in- rvolve some eminent jlabor leaders. Ortie the original in- former was takea before the federal grand jury this afternoon. That the United States government has- beea--watching closely -tbe-inove- ments of Sanrael president oj the American Federation of was made known here simultaneous- ly with a similar etatement issued at Indianapolis. The Indiana statement was the more specific. It was made by United States District Attorney Miller in tell- ing of a secret conference held by the. labor head and Prosecutor Baker of Indianapolis. The visit was made about the time Indiana officials were attempting to prevent the federal authorities from gaining possession of the books and records obtained in a raid at the offices of the International Associa- tion of Bridge and Structural Iron when J J. McNamara was arrested. Prosecutor Baker admits he con- ferred with Gompers and says he in- Sends A Special Message To Congress Dealing With The Mexican Situation. RUSSIAN TREATY IS BEING LOOKED INTO Congressman Anderson Will Try To Have His Bill Amend the Sherwood Pension Bill Special to the Dec. es- tablishment of federal chamber of for- eign of arbi- tration treaties wita Great Britam and suggesting ship subsidies and declaring the neutrality of th s country in foreign Pres- ident Taft today sent a special mes- sage on foreign relations to congress. Detailed report or tne Mexican re- bellion was made. The president said that before he sent troops to Texas Ambassador Wil- son reported that Diaz was on a cano of and that Amer- ican interests were in great danger. In referring to the controversy over passports issued to Jews to travel in Russia the president direction of the state depart- Dr. Wu Ting Former Minister at Washington Sees Fall of Empire. REBELS MOVING ON PEKIN tends to make a Miller Miller In reply to district attorney was second visit next who said the Gompers insists his position Is secnre and his attitude but he is very tender and 'touchy since his 'credulity' was imposed up- on by the statements made by the McNamara brothers. '-Becfiiise I as saying in my 'Gompers is an unsafe he very passionately exclaims he is not afraid of being prosecuted. Gompers need not necessarily contern himself as to my attitude in attempting to enforce the laws of the United States in this jurisdiction. He can be assured the United States at- torney in this jurisdiction will not consider it necessary to go to Wash- ington to obtain his views. Gompers and the prosecuting attorney of Marion county if Believed That Capture of Capi- tal Will Result in Declara- tion of Chinese Dec. Wu Ting former minister to Washington to-day declared the Manchu dynasty is doomed. only terms the revolutionists will accept must call for the estab- lishment of a said much cheered by the news that rebel reinforcements are flocking to Wu 'Chang in great numbers. Dr. Wu thinks the capital of the re- public will be at Nankin. He pro- fesses no alarm over the reports that the rebels are in danger because of friction between leaders. Revolutionary delegates from four- teen provinces are here as a provis- ional legislative body. Dr. Sun Yat real father of the is expected from America at4f'y time. It is likely he will be chosen presi- dent of the States of March on Capital. Dec. foice of COO rebels is reported as advancing from Kiangau toward Honan with the intention of attacking Pekin. The J VJL. i'ilti iu ii wuuvj it _ T_ they inform the people just what station of the Hankow railroad Trac ndCTVmron rnr TT 10 took place at their Washington con- ference about six weeks ago. A full statement made by these gentlemen may make it necessary for the Marion county prosecutor to again go to Washington to get Gompers' advice as to how the laws of Indiana are not to be enforced. Gompers can be assured that the United States attorney in this jurisdiction will not hesitate to pros- ecute any man if the facts and the law clearly justify the on Page Defense is Depending on The of The Restraint of Trade. Nankin was destroyed by fire. It is reported that Germans aie supplying the imperial army with war muni- causing a strong anti-foreign feeling at Honan. PASTOR WANDERED AWAY Ohio JBQnisfer Writes That He Is In A Hospital at Knorrille But BecoreriBg. ST. Dec. 7 Rev. George since Oct. and thought to have been has been found in Tenn. His Rev. Minnie Hall of St received notice from her hus- band saying that while mentally de- ranged he wandered from Wester- to where be was placed in a hospital. His condition has improved and he is expected home within a few days. Rev. Minnie is pastor of United Brethren church here. rnent our ambassador recently been having a series of con- ferences with the minister of foreign affairs of Russia with a view to se- curing a clearer understanding and construction OT the treaty of 1832 be- tween Russia and the United and the modification of any existing Russian regulations which may be found to interfere in any way with the full recognition of the rights of American citizens under this treaty. I believe that the government of Rus- sia is addressing itself seriously to the need of changing the present practice under the treaty and that sufficient progress has been made to warrant the continuance of those conferences In the hope that there may soon be removfed 4aay JasttflcMSon of the complaints of treaty violation now prevalent in this country. expect that immediately after fhe Christmas I shall be able to make a further recommendation to congress on this subject. UP NEWS General Wkkersham has begun court proceedings against the National Cash Register of to prevent further use of what he calls methods of stif- ling competition. Tariff Board Doomed. Dec. tariff board is doomed. The democratic members of the ways and means com- mittee today killed the Payne bill to create a genuine tarin commission. This is to be followed by withholding the annual appropriation from tihe tariff board in order to starve it to death. Will Offer Amendment. Dec. ative Anderson has decided to offer his dollar-a-day pension bill as an amendment to the Sherwood bill. la it is voted he will support Sherwood bill. Representative Anderson made such a vigorous protest against a rule to jam thiough the Sherwood bill out amendment that the leaders have had to abandon the plan for a while and the bill wi'l its chances of amendment on the floor. Demand That Treaty With Rus- sia Be Abrogated Unless Discriminations Stop. NEW Dec. the passports of Americans of what- ever or we will abrogate treaty of j This was the keynote of a country wide campaign to compel Russia to stop her discrimination against Amer- ican sounded by a score of men of national prominence at a monster mass meeting held last night in Car- negie hall. Among the speakers were Gov. of New President Jacob Schurman of Bishop Senators O'Gorman and Pen- Representative W. G. Sharp of ex-Ambassador Andrew D. William Randolph Speaker Vice President Sher- John Mitchell and Henry 11 Goldfogle. Governors are Heard. Dec. the arrival of eight governors of western states as guests of the Rivers and Harbors congress the big waterways tonventdon took the center of the stage in Washington today. Seveial of the executives spoke before the del- egates. Tonight they will take dinner with President Taft at the WMte House. WALLS CRUSH OUT LIVES Workmen House Falls While They Wort Below. Dec. men are known to have oeen killed and it is almost certain that six others are as the result of the collapse of a three-story concrete building in the rear of St. Vincent's hospital Between twenty-five and tnirty men were buried in the rums Cries of pain and shouts for were hearc. as legs and arms could be seen mov- ing under the scaf- folding and other debris. police and others worked franticallv with saws and axes to res- cue the men in the rams The rescue work is still under way and several men still are missing. ST. Dec. led George D. postal JUMPED TO DEATH to steal a registered package containing according to his confession today. The money disap- peared on Sept. and defied solution of detectives for more than a year. Steck has a wife and nine children and in view of his previous good record postal officials will ask clemency iA his case. I've noticed a wo- an's hair is never red except when she came by it naturally. Unset- r-p local rains or snows tonight or Friday. Colder to- colder Fri- day. Temperature at 7 a. one year 20. Widow of Late John G. of May Be Fa- tally Injured. Special to the Star-Journal. NEW Dee. Mrs. Cather- ine aged who Trial of Klawetch Concluded on Thursday Afternoon And Verdict is Awaited. DEFENSE CLAIMS NO EVIDENCE OF GUILT State Asserts Proof Has Been Ample To Convict in First Trial With the conclusion of the ar- guments of the and the giving of the charge of the the case of the state of Ohio against Rocco charged with first degree muraer In kill- ing Antonio Viscario at Kelieys went to the jury Thursday afternoon at o'clock in the common picas court. Concluding his argument Thursday Attorney George W. for the analyzed the testi- mony of the declaring that the circumstantial evidence on which a conviction was was very weak. He asserted that the inno- cence of his client was shown by Ms leavms_a trail behind him every he and not making tha slightest effort to conceeal his whereabouts. Making the closing statement 02 behalf of the Prosecuting At- torney Hart declared that the testi- mony of the state was aimly sufficient to convice tne defendant of first de- gree murder beyond a reasonable doubt He said' that the exhibits of articles belonging to the murdered found in the trunks of the al- leged clearly indicated their guilt. Now that the case has goaa to the curious have started to figure how. much the whole business is going to cost Eris cotm- ty. A little work aritb. the pencil snows that the taxpayers will hare to come across with about three thou- sand because some person or persons killed three ignorant foreign- ers at Kellejs Island. The estimate Includes the cost of the Klawetch and the probable drsfe on the county as the result of the Selvaggio murder which is scheduled to 09 tried shortly. The rough figures on the cost to'the county of the Klawetch as item- ized. Attorney to stated that she was a widow of San- expert _..__ fees of jurors who sat ita the where she was enroute to contest her second husband's slipped on the subway stairs at the talesmen called and ex- witness ex- penses of summoning venires twice before cases were ready for hearing Sun rises Friday at and Fourteenth street station late jester- sets at p. m. jday and was so badly trampled on Maximum wind velocity for 24 by the great hours ending at noon 12 miles homeward bound at that hour and in ln rase the Selvaggio case is southwest at Thursday morning. an unconscious condition taken to tne expense to the Bellevue hospital where she now is 'east as and possibl lje at partly demented. as attorneys are anticipating an She was well attired with an ex task to select pensive fur coat and in her bag had I wry. a quantity of legal papers regarding her late husband's her marriage certificate and WAVY ABANDONS TURBINES Penalty of 000 In Fines Can Be Im- posed on 143 Counts. script of the record of ceremony per- j formed in New as her second Battleships Will Be Equipped With marriage to of Sept. 1S93. Recently she has I been staying with her Mrs. at 35 Bay Twenty-sixth Brooklyn bor- ough. Beciprocating Engines Which Save in fuel. Mrs. Magle cams to this WASHINGTON. Dec. com- parative tests on a number of navy City the navy department has de- a well Hazel in the United States district court today deferred sentence until Dec. 22 in the case of the Standard Oil company of New found guilty of accepting Miss Caroline Magle. on Nov. af- concessions from railroads on ments of oil The Standard G. chl e gtltllte reciprocating cally ajl other naaons of ship- ter a short illness. Mrs. Magic said that her husband of s the covered the was Sis- engine was Drops Feet From Top of World Building Onto Hood of Auto. NEW Dec view of Dec. will probably decide the fate of the ten millionaire packers now oh trial here for criminal it was apparent from the jurors se- lected by the government attorneys that farmer jurors were preferred'. The defensa has shown no preference. Eleven temporary jurors were seated when court convened all sub- ject to peremptory challenges. The defense indicated that its hopes rest on a showing of the of the restraint of trade practiced by the beef trust. Con- viction means a fine of or im- prisonment for one year or both for defendant FLUSHING. Dec. has gas again today after being without it 27 days and it is assured of an ade- quate supply for a long time to The East Ohio gas company refused to supply th town when tae wells of the Octo Oil an independent were flooded with water. The Octo after vainly endeavor- jng to buy gas from the trust started to drill a well and it has developed into a gusher. Fourteen Shopping Days to Christmas 7 COME ON THE CHRISTMAS SHOP- PING'S FINE. DO IT QUICK thousands of pedestnans of Park Row and in City Hall park an unidentified man jumped to his death from the towering dome of World S75 feet aboie the street The body crashed into the motor hood of an narrowly miss- ing the chauffeur. found guilty on 143 counts aggregat- had lived happily with her at Ben-. 39 per more ing a maximum penalty of sonhurst until the last of October un- The new battleships Texas and Butter Still Going Up. Dec. the midst the government investigation of the tneatVicarpaW butter and egg board for its system of uniform quotations butter today reached the highest price since 1898. Fancy creamery sold at 37 cents a pound wholesale or about 45 to 50 cents to the housewife. an seeing account JJ t 1 1 A j. i. vs ttiiti Yf til he became ill and decided to York will be eouiPoca wna reclnm. jto Sandusky tor a chanw ot eating engine5- He never wrote to liar and she camp j Admiral' Cone that to Sandusky after seeing in a the new as installed in ire of his i fast cruisers and j have raised the range of sneed. Mrs. Magle consulted an attorney I while hens but.refused to say that she intended trying to claim her dower right in his property was form-' erly an she under stage name of Kate Fisher. tic MT. Dec Oral Burgess wife of Edward KENTON. Dec. J Pairott a merchant of this widow of Jacob a civil war was a member of a party enjoying a i -veteran and one of members of bob sled ride when was famous Andrews was found seized with heart t.-ouble and dead in bed. WAN7 70 HELP MAKE O1HERS READ Corn Production of This Year Is Busheis In- crease of 1910 Crop. SANTA CLAUS FUND. Previously acknowledged Marion A. 209 Prospect St..............25 Master Ralph B. Seitz.......50 Modern Maccabees 2.50 A Drop in the Fund.......25 Total The Sania Claus fund is beginning NEW Dec. 7.--Over strenu- ous objections of attornejs for the defense Justice Marcus today struck Out all the testimony in the case of Lillian Graham and Ethel Conrad to a thank charged with shooting Millionaire W. i Contributions Thursday E. D. Stokes relating to letters including another lodge this Graham has sent Stokes. This tes-1 time from the Modern timony was given on Stokes' redirect j brought the total safely over the examination and it out elim- j mark. With other organisations to inates the necessity of recalling I meet this week and individuals find- Stokes who is ill. The case will pro-. ing that the time is the fund wffh Miss Graham on the stand' should be boosted to before the this afternoon. Stokes will he con- fined to his bed for several it- is believed. week ends. The workers who are to expend the money will then have some idea of what will be available COLOIBrS. Dec. of agriculture in _J report for Decemlci i says the present outlook fos and they can begin to plan according-j ris Discouraging. children are also beginning f send in their contributions. These OM3r are children who are fortunate Who per aere at are assured if thev VV ''is Santa Claus will call on bnsU- eve. They want to help Snnta to Lucas counir .iis all the boys and girls so that average per _acre vrjth 4b ousfc home in the city can have its share conditions at present are ro- of happiness. Some of them send lu letters telling what they want for and they conclude with an appeal for poor little boys and Many of the Good who have few cares and who should be willing to assume the responsibility of mak-j National Crop Report. Dec. report issued by departm- p agriculture today states fiat 9r the -top heard from. The coupon will be found on page nine. tion of the crop on Dec. 1 was ONLY THIRTEEN SANTA CLAUS ttotefylu FUND CONTEIBXJTIOX BAYS ;