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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio HOME PAPER TODArS NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR -JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 'Name of Clarence Counsel of Brought Into Hearing. M'NAMARAS TAKEN TO SAN QUENTIN PRISON Don Stripes and Are Set To Work Sewing Bags in Pen Jute LOS Dec. When the case of Detecttve Franklin charged jury bribing in the McNamara case was called to- day it was considered certain that only evidence involving Franklin would be introduced. The case will then be permitted to drag along until public forgets about it and Franklin may then glead guilty. This is in accor- dance with the plan of business interests to Los Angeles of the unwelcome advertising it has been 'A senration was created in the jury bribing trial of Detective Franklin to- day when the name of Clarence Dar- chief counsel for the McNama- ras was dragged into the case. G. N. the juror whom Franklin is alleged to have bribed testified that Franklin said he would have to consult Darjow before paying over the bribe money. When first ap- proached Lockwood said he informed District Attorney Fredericks and he advised him to through with At adjournment Fredericks said no testimoony had been introduced to warrant any prosecution of Darrow. Ortie E. McMaoigal will be taken to Indianapolis within a few aays to tell the federal grand jury there what he knows of the alleged dynamiting eon- the first chapter oi was closed today with the placing of James B. and John J. McNamara in the SHE Quentin state pentlteatiary. Just when McManigal will leave here has not been but he will be in Indianapolis by Dec. the federal grand jury being sched- uled to begin its work there on 14. Oscar the government's special may go to Indian- apolis to assist in the case. Brothers In Prison. SAN Dec. 11 At 10 qlclocfc Sunday -John J. and James B. McNamsri. con- fessed dynamiters of the Los Angeles Times antf Llewellyn Iron lost their identity as citizens and became numbers and respectively. No. is John secretary of the International Bridge and Structural Iron who is sentenced to serve fifteen years for and No is James B. Bentenced to life imprisonment for murder. Monday morning the men went to work sewing bags in the mill. They are two of nearly prison- ers now heing held in San Quentin. penitentiary. Their hope for release rests with their own good conduct and attention to their work. It is possible that both may be or par- doned in time. Sheriff of Los Angeles took the men to the peniten- tiary Saturday night by special car and special under heavy fearing some outbreak. The exact time of their starting- was not made known and there was no demonstra- tion. At the penitentiary James B. McNamara thanked the sheriff for his consideration of himself and brother while m the jail nearly a year. The men were in their own clothing and m prison and then taken to their cells. Tbe cells occupied by the brothers are next to that occupied by Abraham Ruef. Evidence Secured. Dec. ments relating to the affairs of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers and be- FIRST ACTUAL PHOTOGRAPH OF SCENES AS BODIES ARETAKEN FROM BRICF'. MANY WERE ENTOMBED Selvaggio Shows More Interest In Proceedings Than Dia' Convicted. BETTER PROGRESS IN SECURING THE JURORS Charge is the Same As in Case And Testimony Will Be Hopes Remain That Miners Entombed at Briceville May Be Alive1. INVESTIGATION UNDER WAY Effort Made To Fix Blame in Mine Horror Where Over 100 Are Dec. additional bodies were taken from the Knoxville Coal and Iron company's mine this morning where hetween ISO and 200 men were entombed Saturday. This makes a total of 18 bodies re- covered. An investigation is under way to fix the responsibility for the explosion. Mining agreed that coal dust wag responsible and .t s PREVENTED IN OHIO. Dec. it is true that the Coal creek mine dis- aster was caused by dust explo- sion it could undoubtedly been averted had the dust been proper- erly sair State Mine Inspector George Harrison today. Ohio the law requires mine op- erators to see that the dust is laid and carried out whenever it gath- ers in any t f t t say that by proper sprinkling it might have been prevented. officials refuse to mats any statement and efforts are being made to learn whether the mJne had an efficient sprinkling apparatus. Dr. J. ernment bureau of is heading the rescue work. After an explora- tion of the mine he declared there was a possibility that some of the en- tombed men were still alive. The explosion was not of great general force and the men might be safe in open he said. Widows and orphans burned watch fires last night on the hills around the mine and waited for their dead to be brought forth from the pit. Babies slept in shawls on the mossy slopea. Above the weeping of the women a man's voice rose in song and an old Methodist hymn soon became a swelling chorus of 100 voices. Then in prayer the widows and children and mothers and whose sons were inside the knelt on the beside their fires. Destitution t s _____ m with death and Srucura ron oe lieved to contain valuable information m_ tfie Most of the men whose were blasted out by the exnlo for the federal government in its probe of the McNamara dynamiting conspir- acy are said today to have been burned s over to the United States by Herbert S. acting secretary- treasurer of the iron workers. Cockin paid he knew nothing of the removal of the papers but United States Mar- Schmidt is said to have been ad- mitted into the office Saturday and the papers secured. Stenographer Not Called. Dec. assertion that Miss Nora Haltey. formerly John J. McNamara's had been summoned to appear before the In- dianapolis grand jury was denied by the young woman here today. ing the three years I acted as Mc- Xamara's private said Miss concerning a dyna- j miting conspiracy or anj thing of the kind passed through my the explo- either husbands or the sole of their mothers and fatheis save any hours v their earning For more than forty-eight Harmon Opens Headquarters In can Committee Meets. Dec. 11 Governor Harmon left Washington it was with a feeling of satisfaction over his trip to the national capital and while the presidential aspirant from did not express himself his fol- lowers here were not slow in saying tfeat the 'Ohio executive had gained ground. With his departure came the in- formation that headquarters will be opened here by Hugh lieut- enant governor of Ohio and Harmon's campaign and that an active campaign will be carried on from this city. The governor held conferences Sat- urday with many senators in the of- fices of Senator Pomerene and visit- ed the house of hold- many democratic members greeted RECENT HORRORS Place Tenn.. Pa. Dead. 200 112 200 109 Virginia Ala.... 152 Pas de France.1000 W Va.... 100 Mexico...... 100 Brussia... 200 Jkpan.........470 Los Me... 123 W. Va.... 39S Jacob Pa....... 250 Darr Pa........ 200 Prussia......150 Pa........125 Mex.....100 China.......112 W. Va......100 Ala...........145 Eng...... 341 Pa.......... 75 Ala........ Tenn. 120 110 Birdman on Crutches Walks To Plane and Flies Eight Miles To the Ocean. LOS ANGELES. Dec thousand lining the sands and board walk at Long cheered themselves hoarse as Calnraith P. the transcontinental officially completed his ocean to ocean Anderson Renomination Peti- tions To Date Include Sig- natures of Men. WILL SPEAK ON PENSIONS Thirteenth District Congress- man To Vote For Sherwood Building Witp the ink from the stenog- rapher's notes on the first mur- der trial scarcely the case of the State of Ohio against Domin- ic charged with killing Antonio Viscario at KeUeys Island September was begun in the common -pleas court Monday Better progress tnan was expecisd was made rewards the selection of a I jury Six of the twenty men called for service were and were ia j the panel when an adjournment was j taken. of are subject to the peremptory challenges. Not so much objection to capital but the formation of opinions as to the guilt or innocence- of the figured in tie-Eejectionu iof possible jurors Monday morning. i The increased number of decided sen- j timents as to the merits of the in- I dictment were due somewhat to tlie publicitj given the trial of Rocco j Kiawetch for the same offense. C Corninic in coitit appeared to be a much different of man than nis Rocco KlaT- j who is momentarily a sentence of life imprisonment. sj- vaggio is fianeralh believed to ba t4B stronger personr.htv of tfes ITO. Kiawetch always looked psff little attention to the STAR-JOURNAL ilunsey Building. Dec. ative Carl C. Anderson has received petitions with signatures for his re- nomination from every precinct IE. his to and they are still pouring in. Although only 800 sig- natures are he has re- ceired over 7.5DO and will try to se- cure altogether. Representative Anderson speak In the house tomorrow on pension legislation. He will try to have his bill adopted as a substitute for the Sbsrwood bill hut It does not likely that he will succeed. He will then vote fo'r the Sherwood bill. Following is the full text of the Sandusky federal building bill intro- tnp by flying in from eight l.duced by Mr Anderson and referred iron Club banquet Saturday night. It is said that the friends of Gov- ernor Harmon may make the publications in the Cincinnati and Washington newspapers owned by John R. McLean the basis ot a cam- paign issue in Ohio. Friends of the governor are discussing these attacks and are far from pleased. Governor Harmon would say noth- ing before Are Sent To State Prison Because They Cannot Join the Navy. Deej 11 Three youths of prominent families today pleaded guilty to 19 robberies and were sent to state prison because there was no place for them in Uncle miles where he was forced temporarily to abandon his dash sev- eral weeks ago when he fell and was injured. Still on Rodgers made his way through ap alfalfa field at climbed into his machine without a single word and shouting to his ascend- ed at p. with his crutches tucked behind him in the biplane. After making a wide sweep of_a_ mile he sped straight for Long landing on a strip of land east of the big auditorium at p. m. A tremendous fol- lowed. In order to prevent the surg- ing crowd from overwhelming Rodgers was placed in an automo- bile and rushed to a local where he I Tsas going to finish if I broke both legs. I have finished and did not break my Rodgers was followed on his trip garding the attin -s Sam'.. The nrih.v of ono of'1 every surviving miner in this region had toiled with no thought of food sleep or pay to remove the debris and' force fresh air into the innermost re- cesses of the mine. Sunday night on Page NEW Dec. W. B. D. whom they are charged witt shooting m the is still in a serious the trial uf Lillian Graham and Ethel Conrad proceeded today. Miss Graham was cross the chief effort being centered in an attempt to discredit ber story that she was an innocent rh'ld when she became intimate with Stokei. Eleven Shopping Days to Christmas ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT. SHOP QUICK DONT GET LEFT the fact that McLean was a candidate for senator last year. His friends say McLean is attacking Governor Har- mon because he did not throw his sup- port to McLean and give him a chance to be named senator. While Governor Harmon was enjov- ing an hour's chat with President Taft Sunday there were gathering in Wash- ington members of the republican na- tional committee who may make things interesting for the president in the way of allowing another than him to hare an opportunity to break into the national convention and car- ry off the republican nomination. The meeting is to be held Tueseday at which time the dates of the nation- al convention will be decided upon. It is expected to come in -Tune. A strong movement has been start- ed to so advertise the alleged una- fCoctinued on Page the prisoneis famted in court and father of another lies at death's door after an operation for while several leading society girls here find that they have been decking themselves out m silks and fin- ery that was the product of burglary. The lads who were given indeter- minate sentences are Joseph James R and Eugeno. 19. The bojs confessed toj stealing in order to give young women valuable presents and were told sen- tence would be suspended if they would join the navy. The recruiting station refused to accept how- ever. today by three other amateur avia- Tvho ascended in monoplanes at the aviation field at Dominguez and trailed him into Long the four machines looking like an aerial cara- van as they hove into view of the great crowd. Dec Hamburg- American line steamer President bound for New ground- ed off Blankenese. on the Elbe. Her cargo is being taken off in lighters and it is expected the steamer be refloated without difficulty. Dec. is in readiness for the great Durbar cere- I mony tomorrow. Mora than a half million people are here and streets and buildings are gorgeously decorat- ed.. Prices at the hotels are from to a day. King George reviewed the troops The extortionate prices have kept i away thousands who had intended wit- j nessing tomorrow's ceremony. Brit- ish and native troops and petty prince- lings'body gnards filled the streets Tt The first thing a I i man do i W when he is mar- 'Hed is to kiss all his wife's and that's the last thing he wants to do ever afterward. Dec a painter employed at the Republic Rubber thirty feet when a scaffolding collapsed. His hip was broken and he was so seri- ously injured mteinally that hia con- dition is critical. the committee on public buildings ana and known as H. R. j DOMTXICK SELVAGGIO. seemed ill at ease. Seivaggio loofes bill for the erection of a public j at the men examined for building at the city of in i qualifications and apparently the the state and appropriat-1 the more intelligence. Ha ing moneys therefor. also understands English better and i Kiawetch. Selvaggio's eyes are and Ms whole expression indicates mentality. it enacted by the senate house of repreasntatives of the Unit- ed States of America in congress as- that the secretary of the He has a habit of rubbing and blinfe- treamirv and IsJiereby. authorized eves_ fluf. to his tern- and directed to erect on the site reiease from the darkness of a lecled a suitable including j jajj cen fireproof and heating I The defendant Monday wore a blacK and ventilating for the use coat no conar a g8 and accommodation of the United js thirty-five yagrs of ase is a Cal- States post collector of has wife and children weather and internal-revenue' 1n the countTv and has been ia officials in the cost the United States five of same not to exceed three hundred i the exception the names of thousand dollars. The said building the the indictments shall be unexposed to danger from fire p Kiawetch and Selvastgio are by an open space of at least thirty feet practipaiiy identical Selvaagio wai- on all including streets and arraigned on two one chars- leys. BEVOITER BECOKR ing straight first degree amf the other first degree while in the commission of a robbery. I It was expected tbat thP selection fendant and Prosecuting Attorn- v- tion. John A. Dietz of New re- t Hart and Attorney George C. at HALF HUNDRED MARK Half a dozen talesmen were esam- qa i ined at the afternoon and were ten rrcn in the jury passed for shortly before tires o'clock All but of the original of thirty-six had been excused 01 had not it was con.- sidpred certain that another panel would have to be called FOR FUND IS PASSED Rain or snow and colder to- Tuesday colder and .general- ly fair. UVJViJ j jostling with the extraordinary poly-i Temperature at 7 a. one glot crowds which are made up of rep- year 28. resentatives of 100 races and j Sun rises Tuesday at a. m. bullocks'and sets at p. m. j carts and automobiles block the taor- i oushfares. It Was estimated that over .uaximum wind velocity tor j taxi and were plying hours ending at noon today 24 miles between the city and camps. at night SANTA CLAUS FUND. Previously asknowledgeti United Commercial Travelers No. 278................. 5.00 M. A. McAdams 2.00 Jokers ................03 M. AN APPEAL. Dear you ain't never come To see us in our lonely home Since Mother three years To rest beneath the Christmas scow. Is it we sometimes That papa only cares for And you don't want to visit where The rooms is always cold and It ain't is it. that your toys Are just for rich folks' girls and We hope you'll come and so Our stockin's waitin'. MAMB AND JOB. Hamilton JJusgrove in At- lanta Georgian. The Good Fellows and the fortunate boys anil girls are answering tlxirs ap- The Santa Glaus fund lias now passed the half-hundred mark and maany are yet to be heard from. The United Commercial Travelers helped out Jtonuav uii'j M. Market street merchant be- member of the Good Some Good like many shop- are evidently until the last day. The fund must be closed one week from so that the time remaining is now short. The largest contributions should come this week so that those who are to evpend the fund in aiding Santa Claus to visit all the boys and girls in the city can plan accordingly There should not be a single ty in Sandusky next Christ- mas morning. There won't be any if all who can afford it their in adding to the fund. Santa letters from the children are those which contain a small contribution for the fund more appreciated. the busy but their pennies are credited to the even if names are not used. FILL OUT THE COUPON OR BRING IX YOUR Jackson Street Improvement By Deal Now ing For a New A deal is pending it is f pectecl will bo closed wsth'i i- two. by Vnich the MettopoHtac ry on Jat'kson stieec will be into a office a'lrf asce p'.ace A L. Pietschrna now conducts the livety. is .oon. ag for other quarters. The first floor of the sought for garags and Paal Swessmger. the Mooday he believed a lease wgtii'ii gHao. He expects to retain floor for his OWTI use. 'to front for two suites of offiops rhe ior a storage fvarehouM 1 h.- builrttns will be renova-'-i Jro- and sm 1 a will icoiB.ed cs JacL-v'S street. ;