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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio jSection 1-PAGES 1 to 1UJ JIB-PAGES TODAY-18J THE S AN D U S KY S TAR -JOU RNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER 191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 51 Evidence Presented To Grand Jury May Involve Attor- neys For Defense. M'MANIGAL TESTIFYING BEFORE FEDERAL JURY Story He Tells Show Others Besides Mc- Namaras Paid Him Money HE LEADS FEDERAL JXa PROBE Los Dec. feder- al grand jury probing the McNa- mara case here will devote most of its time to reported misuse of It was indicated today. Dozens of inspectors are working to secure evidence which will show that despite the admission of for the defense'thatthey knew the McNamaras were guilty for months they had persistently written alii Inquiries that they were absolutely innocent. As a result they received contributions which otherwise would have been de- nied. Inspectors are in possession of many letters and If violation of the law is found indictments are certain. The federal grand jury heard Mc- Manigal's story all day and is willing to hear more of it the foundations for the probe into the alleged dynamiting conspira- cies that extended from coast to coast In the last three years. The McNamaras were not brought before the federal grand jury and it may be that McManigal's story will be regarded as sufficient and the other two will be taken San Quentin prison without interrogation here. That MfcMaaigal's story to the grand jury implicates other men in tihe International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers became through various sources. McManigal alleges that per- sons other than John. J. the secretary and paid him for the twenty jobs of dynamiting which. He says accomplished since 1807. As question had been raised as to tLe competency of testimony from convicted it was considered unlikely that the revelations o-f the if would be of con- for such testimony could not be used ia court against those in- dicted. The story of has not yet been brought to will be of great value to the jgovernment's investigators and the state will not try him on the indict- ments against him until the federal authorities are through. Even it was stated on good Dis- trict Attorney Fredericks will recom- mend his discharge on account of sig- nal service rendered. got hundreds of thousands of W MILLER United States District Attorney Charles W. of is the leading spirit there in the fed- eral investigation into the dynamit- ing operations of the McNamara and others alleged to have been associated with them. earnest effort will be made by the government to bring to justice every man involved in this damnable he declares. Shortage in Crops Estimated at Tons and No Help in Sight. STATE DEPARTMENT TO STAND WITH AMERICAN Financial Minister Of Is Told To Defy The Czar If Tries To Amend The Sherwood But Will Support It if His Bill Fails. LORIMER PROBE CONTINUES ST. Dec. is in the grip of a famine that threat- ens to claim more lives than that ot 1891 when died. In the Uba and Samara provinces the people are living off dogs and shrubs The free economic society estimates the crop shortage as tons. Officials have prohibited the organi- zation of private relief societies fear- ing political pronoganda In some districts papers have even been denied permission to mention the famine. The Central Zenstvo or- ganization received orders not to at- tempt relief. The situation is min- imized as the premier declaring the government is taking all adequate measures. The situation had pro- voked debates in the duma. to-Stand Firm. Dec. Rus- sian cossacks advancing to occupy Te- proclaim martial law and eject him at the point of the Morgan financial agent ofj the Persian was advised by the American state department JUMSWI Rumor Says Guilt of Klawetch is Practically Agreed Up- However. GREAT INTEREST iS SHOWN IN OUTCOME I Additional instructions Asked j Of Court Involved a Pos- sible to stand upon his constitutional rights The Good Fellows in fraternal or- ganizations are coming to the Iront in Gary Appears Before the Steel Investigating Commit- tee Defending Corporation STAR-JOURNAL Munsey Building. Dec. ative Carl C. Anderson got into the floor fight over the Sherwood dollar-a- day pension bill shortly after the house convened at today. In a mirdt of a hot ooloquy be- tween him and Representative who had charge of the Anderson produced a letter from the secretary of the interior who said the bill cost in increased pensions. Adair had said it would cost am for the most liberal pensions said there- dollars and the American Federation j fore I shall vote for this bill if I can- of Labor back of me It took only i not get my own dollar-a-day hill to clear Vincent Altman of Chicago and if they could not convict I It is expected that the Sherwood and defy the czar. This startling move by Russia was officially reported by Charles W. Rus- States minister at Te- heran. Following this a cable was received by Minister Rus- sell instructing him to advise Shus- ter to stand his ground. So bitterly does Persia resent the belligerent attitude of Rusalar send ing her famed thougn haled cossacks the belief is expressed here slie will pounce upon them and precipitate a war. Nothing would delight Russia more than an as it would give her the so long and so vigorously to occupy and hold for all times the northern half Per- sia. Should Russia eject all Persia of- as is Sinister follow- ing his appeal to Minister Russell and lodge protest with the Russian diplomatic agent here. The situation will then become one of international import between the Russian American already ruffled by the czar's refusal to honor passports by American citizens of Jewish birth. they can't convict me This attributed by Detective it was introduced. Malcolm MacLaren to James B. Mc- as the latter was being ta- ken on a train from Detroit to Chica- go on the night of April 12 caused Ortie McMa-nigal. then also un- jhill will be substantially as der to become angered with fnr Lorimer Will Be Ousted. Dec. Lorimer of charged with hold- Culberson. Newlands. O'Gonnan. ing his seat in the United States sen- ____ ate through the iwmptinri pf a ipy'o- onent. It was the first circumstance will be ousted from that body that led iu by a majority of not less than eight companion and eventually to confess j The majority votes will probably be his connection with various dyna- as high as fourteen. A careful poll j miting explosions throughout the of the senate justifies this country. On the best information the final' roll will Condemn Against WASHINGTON. Dec. 8 .-Branding Boume' Bristow- Brown- BryaB' Bur' James B. and John J. McNamara as to the good name of high ideals of and expressing the satisfaction of organized labor that the Namara ways and man' 6wen' Page' of the American Federation of Labor after a two days' issued a statement condemning the dynamiters for their and declaring that organized labor should not be held legally or morally responsible for the crimes of in individual The labor leaders assert they welcome any investigation which sitter federal or state courts may un- dertake The statement is signed by jvery member of the McNamara lommittee except F. M. Rvan. presi- 3ent of the International Bridge and Structural Iron Workers' wth the LIS Times dvnaroitTS were prominentlv officially Mr Ejan re- TO he said President positiveh. atn sare Mr. Ryan would have added name He ras called to Ind'anaVis by jressure of business He did not Fee he statement but I am sure be 19 in iear.t accord with its Claim Evidence in Murder Case Shows Prisoner was wrong- fully Convicted. Dec. SANTA CLAUS FUND. fine shape in support of the Santa Claus the contributions Friday _ from the Maccabees and the Moose j adding materially to the total. There are many Good how- who have a sort of order of their independent from any other or- ganization. It is to these men that the appeal must now be especially di- rected. Santa Claus can't visit every home in the city in person. He must have assistance and the good ladies of tiie Humane the Circle of rooms where they lived because it was the only place they could afford. Eleven obstinate men aoainst one fair minded man or one fair minded man against eleven obsti- nate according to your view- the way the stood in the Klawetch murder csse at noon according to reliable authority. UD to there had bean no apparent change. The gave no indication of a disagree- ment. When the jurors were escorted to the West House at noon for their third meal at the expense of the thev had been out twenty-one hours without reaching an agreement. It was the general belief at the court house that they were all in .favor of a first degree and that oiis was holding out for a recommendation of wuulu Previously acknowledged.. Protection Maccabees 5.00 sentencing of the defendant to instead of the electrio chair. The juror who asked the court Fri- day morning whether the jury should take the question of granting mercy consideration in determining the innocence of Rocco the is believed to be the who is standing out against the Loyal Order of Moose 5.00 Russell Kelly 25 Joker Central avenue... .01 County Treasurer C. H This Santa Claus had the true Christ- mas spirit Here was an opportunity to bring -5 ray of happines into a life His question eame when in which happiness had all too small was brought into court he- a te ease a load from a brave additional instructions were de- the Sunshine girls and Salvation Army workers will look after the dis- Nuhn 5.00 Harry 602 Mills .10 T-..V-. __ J. Total GOOD FELLOWS don't necessarily have to be of the sterner sex. In heart that wa ssiaggering under its fjurden. So the lady Santa fixed up a basket I this there are feminine full of good things to eat and warm things to and one when the mother was toiling away she trudged through the snow to the little home and left it. Santa read a tag she bad to the basket's handle. Can you imagine the glow of satis- tribution of gifts Some of the or- j too. One of them is shown the region of this lady San- ganizations plan to aid worthy in the picture. She knew about a ta's heart when she pictures the re- a most commendable purpose. widowed mother who worked all turn that night of the weary The Santa Claus fund is for the chil- long trving to support two little ones. I A can be a GOOD dren. and they will be The mother couldn't earn very much I FELLOW. Many of them in looked after while necessities are be-' and very often the children went sup- and the Santa Claus fund will ing furnished to families. periass to bed in the cheerless aid them in their work. PROGRESSIVES EXPECJ BIG STATE GATHERING Dec. John D. Fackler of the State Progress- ive Republican League said yesterday that he had secured the Franklin County Memorial ball in which to hold the state convention of Progressive Republicans which is to be held here on January 1. This is the largest hall in Columbus seating about and attendance he small the delegates will look in that vast auditorium. The fact is taken as evi- dence that the management of the movement feels confident that there will be a large attendance. arrangements for the confer- ence have been said Sec- Harmon is expected to act as soon as retary Fackler yesterday he gets home from his eastern tup upon the recommendations of the state pardon board in the case of ueorge whom the board declared in a startling statement given out Thursday night was innocent and -rr- f -rt 11 i xilUAOUdJ n CLO O.UU intoned for the last ten jears. The board also said that Marsh who died recently in from the heavy mail coming to the headquarters all the counties TU11 be The leaders of 'he progressive move- ment do not share the suspicions of some of the La Follette supporters that the declaration of Chairman Wal- ter Brown of the state central commit- tee for the nomination of Reed Root. Shive- Smith Smith Sutherland. Swanson 49. For Bradley. Clark Dill' heim. Burn- the penitentiary was also is made for the purpose of weakening but it is too late to make restitution. the movement for the nomination of this only could have happened i La and that Brown is really before my poor mother said for the nomination of Taft. They he- George Ury today m commenting on lieve Brown is sincere the news brought- to him that the board bad found he was innocent of paidon been done a the murder and had' Gamble Guggen- stood the ten in had Penrose. Perking Richardson. Sim- mons Smith Smoot Stephen- _ said and could not That is the general view taken here especially since Malcolm Karsh- ner former member of the state cen- temole tral committee for this district follow- Thornton. Tillman. Wat- on Page XEW TORK. Dec. J. W. whose engagement to Mrs. Celle Burrelle was denied by Mrs today denied he had 'attend- Mrs. Burrelle during he brief illness which resulted in her lealh Wednesday and which is being nve-iigated by Coroner Holzhauser I was a frequent caller on Mrs. Bur- elle.'' said Dr. at no time Described lot her. Despite stories hat Mrs. Burrelle and I bad dufer- nces remained friends to the last.' TMrteen YS The Early Shopper Gives Gift To His Friend and Rest to the Tired Shopgirl. t not been for my family and moth- This was too much for Urv and ue broke and cned like a child while giving the interview. The men were from Wyandotte ed Brown up vvith a similar declara tion at Washington Wednesday. It looks as though there v-as a concert- ed movement in this direction and that the declaration of Brown and Franklin county progressive republi- cans that is to be held in the state head quarters Saturday night to per-j Lillian turanam tnlVCS feet a county organization. There still some doubt as to who will head the local organization. A short time ago it waa announced that Thos. H. an ex-member of the legisla- was to be the but he is uncertain as to just where he stands on this question. In case he declines it is hoped that Former Common Pleas Judge David F. Pugh will ac- cept the presidency. Both Clark and Pugh are at least inclined to doubt the availability of President Taft as a on Page of Her Meeting With Mil- lionaire When a Child. and then consider independently tite question of recommending mercy. Foreman of the wanted to know whether the jury could take mto consideration the killing of the Berlaina brothers as affeetmg tae guilt -or innocence of aact the court repeated his clearly covered this point Foreman Davis also said that the jury 1134. found articles among the to which their attention had not been called by the attorneys. The ccrart that the jurymen could weigh. as part of the evidence in the exhibits. The failure of the jury to a verdict within a few hours caused general surprise at the court house. The general opinion was expressed that the longer the jury -was the more chance there was for a disagree- ment Several hundred telephone Inquir- ies as to the result of the case were received late Thursday afternoon Friday morning at the offices of the clerk and sheriff. The Star-Journal has also been deluged with queries- as to the fate of the and there seems to be a great deal of in- terest in the case. The members of jury are J. B. H. K. Harry L. Theodore Edward Ludwig William Fred William HJTTV Jehu Kelley. aitd The case went to the jkrv at Thursday aad has since been under consideration continuous- ly with the exception of the time oc- cupied in eating meals at the West and in sleepin house. The jury retired the court at three o'clock Friday after having of the night. merits of Shf most Gifford Pinchot Say.s This Is The Imperative Duty of the National Government. _ Karshner's cue to go to Washington sentenced for life i declare himself. Karshner is ex- county for alleged j pocted horns from Washington before participating in the murder of the close of the week and his presence near on the here will it is believed tend to swell night of September The two the attendance at the meeting of men were convicted with Charles William Miller and Locke the former two having alieady died in prison They were convicted uon the evidence of Ben Wade and i Ben notorious Toledo con- Wade later being electrocuted and Landis sentenced for life. Chairman of the pardon read the testimony on which the men were convicted and said in his report to the gov ernor that the evidence shows that the men proved a complete ahbi by reliable witnesses and shows that witnesass were intimi- dated and threatened to testify against the men He liberally roasts the prosecutor and sheriff by saying that his opinion of them could not be set down in that report It is believBd that the governor will fisn a pardon for the man and do what he can to make restitution for the state. If you shout a ser- mon it won't be heard beyond the church but if you just whisper a scandal it will echo around the world. Unset- with local rains tonight and Satur- day. Moderate south winds. CHICAGO Dec. Gif- ford Pinchot T'as the central fisurc of interest todaj at the irrigation con- gress and his advocacy of grepter operauon by the government in home making was emhvsiasticallv raceived. is- the duty of the national gov- Pmciiot hold agri NEW Dec. Gra- the show girl charged with shooting 'millionaire W. B. D. Stokes took the stand in her own defense to- day to bare her relations with Stokes. She spared herself nothing. Testi- fying as to the letter which. Stokes exhibited in court stating that he was guilty of no improprieties with the girl until she had written him saying she was not Miss Graham said the letter was dictated to her by Stokes who forced her to write it. Miss Graham said she visited Stokes CELEBRATED DfllIRi FVPMT at his farm when the millionaire said I UUUBLt i many guests would be there- was she said and it Anniversary of the Birth of Cardinal was then he forced her to write the letter. She remained there three UIonnell and American days She first met Stokes when College at Home. merely a child. Miss Graham said. Nervous and bracing herself con- tinually to keep from weeping Miss Graham told of her relations with A H.UJ i. 1 1 1 J natural lands for settlement purposes bodv moved conclusively and her lips ROM 8. Dec fifty-second an- niversary of the of the Amer- ican college and Cardinal O'ConneU s Stokes from the day she first met fifty-second birthdaj anniversary were It was only a few minutes before noouj j0jnriv celebrated here today. Many when the clad in a tasty bluef Americans were present. walked steadily forward through the crowded court room and repeated the oath. At her attorneys demand she Threw back the veil and revealed her face for the first time in court Her and .ands. to reclaim all arid and twitched as she grasped the arms of It is that such her chair in an effort to prepare her- s'f for ttle ordeal was to face open all home seekers oa the I se'f for ttle ordeal was to face Anorney in outlining the de- fensp declared the girl would tell GeOPQB W. as simple she came mtoj Stokes' power. sarr.e terms so that all ci 3 may hoaicis xiitaout required to jay exotbitarit to private land It not OP'T the p-nner function but the imperative duty the government to prepare land Dec. he homes. Thprs shoiid be e lui'aHej poured a kettle of hot soup over his arrangement a tl1 wife. who. he was continually the goveinment v.herebv the him. John Bjerick was fined could pay th-3 cost of irrigation of the and sent to the workhouse for 60 land which he secured for his days. Temperature at 7 a. one year ago. 18. Sun rises Saturday at a. PLANS COMPLETE FOR A NE W VAUDEVILLE HOUSE LEASE AWAITS OWNER'S APPROVAL While the deal for the lease of. the Tierney property on Market street by the Hurtig Seamon interests for a new vaudeville theatre has progressed so far that plans are about complete for the the lease as signed has not yet been accepted by Mr. the who wrote that Dec. Bandits shot to deatii j. c. and sets at p. m. proprietor of a road house near this wind velocity for 24 when Terry attempted to pre- hours ending at nine j he still has the matter under advise- their robbing L. hotel miles southwest at Thursday af-lrnent. I It is generally man. that the will be accepted so that operations can soon bo commenced. The plans call for a building to cost to It is designed ex- clusively for a vaudeville with a probable seating capacity of 500 or more. It will be equipped with every convenience and comfort. The lease is to run for a period of ten years. If the theatre is erected it will placed on a vaudeville cir- cuit. Among Yachtsmen and Is- Critically George W. familiar''-.' known as Commodore aivi well-known to ya-'htsmon and -ill along the and island is said to be st the home of his Mrs. C. It GilTzore. in Dayton. Commodore who the summers at a home at Ballast had been making rus home wifjj soa in t went to Dayton a few a visit. There he was tske-a i' is years old. had lived iu f v t since 1887 and was prominei f iness and being nnv M M a millionaire. He at mnvor of Cleveland years Coiaodore IT been actively inure yachting and ia the ing association He and has beea a fam.iuu R regattas. F.He fet- ruin at ail EWSPAPOdf IKWSPAFKKl ;