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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER .1 I TODAY'S NEWS TODAY J THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 53 Extraordinary Precautions Are Taken To Prevent Anyone Reaching Members. WITNESSES ARE KEPT CITY BLOCK DISTANT Indictments Against Many La- bor Leaders in Middle West Are federal grand jury convened here today to investigate the dy- namitjings involving tj'ie McNa- msras. Federal attorneys assert Indictments against many oth- ers may be expected for viola- tion of United States Laws in handling dynamite. Strict secrecy marked the deliber- HOKE S3IIT3 OF ALL HONEST MEN CHILDEEiX BUNDLED UP LIKE LITTLE ESKIMOS IN FEEiSH-AIB 300MS BUILT UP ON SCHOOL EOOFS ESPECIALLY FOE TUBERCULAR HJPIUI Speaks In Favor of La Follette Bill Strengthening Sher- man Law. HOUSE PASSES SULZER RESOLUTION ON TREATY Longworth Says Time For Ar- bitration Has Gone By in Reply To In you don't often run across men like Hoke ex-gov- ernor of who signalized his entrance into the States sen- lo Preserve said Louis D ate by turning back mto the fede-al Brandeis to the committee on WASHINGTON. Dec. 14 Reg- ulation is essential to preserve com- petition just as regulation is necessary treasury of his salary because he thought he hadn't earned it. He was elected to the senate last but remained in ths office of gover nor until just befoie the lernning of the present session of congress He ations of the jury. No one outside decided it wasn't right for him to ac- 1 rent nav ftvvm and gnv- the government oSicials and witnesses allowed to approach nearer than three feet of the jury rooms. De- tective Burns is expected to be among the first witnesses called. Walter Drew and J. A. C. Badorf. the National Erector's association are said to be scheduled to testify early in the probe. Officials of the Iron Workers' union are expected to testi- later. Precautions unique in the history of this state have been taken to in- sure secrecy to the deliberations In the grand jury room. Guards been placed at every door and all- including witnesses to be are kept the entire length of the federal or almost a city away the jurois. Nation wide interest will ceater in tbe findings of the grand jury. Almost the first witnesses to be it was will be stenographers who were employed by McNamara when he was an active official of the union. Then will be submitted evi- dence gathered by agents of the Na- tional Erectors' a de- fensive organization of papers seized in a raid on the iron workers' association head- quarters or voluntarily turned over by the and' detailed confes- sions of McManlgal. Many witnesses from1 cities in which explosions hav occurred have been subpenaed. Letters and records of the Inter- national Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers have been abstracted and checked against state- ments of Ortie McManlgal. confessed dynamiter In the employ of John J. and convicted secretarv- treasurer of the association. This b JTom the statd and SOY- National Committeeman In Washington Not Back- ward in His Fight. TAFT FIGHT GAINS GROUND Progressives Are Sore Over Ac- tion of the Republican Com- mittee In Shaping Dec. Kern presidential boom received addition- al impetus today when it was learned that Harvey democratic na- tional committeeman from looks with favor on the junior Indiana sen- ator as a presidential quantity. Mr. Garber was in a conference with oth- er friends of Senator Kern and the presidential situation was discussed. Garber is strongly opposed to the candidacy of Governor Harmon. The insurgent republicans have set up a howl at the action of the nation- al committee in deciding to leave it up to the state organizations in states where popular primary seat in Indianapolis by accord- ing to the National Erectors' associa- explosives in the last five years were carried into seventeen states In violation of federal and by which about 100 structures have been partiallv or wholly tbe Los Angeles Times be- ing only on1 District of them. Lorney Charles W. Mil- ler indicated it was not expected the _ grand jury would complete its work before the end of despite the belief expressed in Los Angeles that the authorities there expected it would end sooner. Miller was inter- ested in the report from Los Angeles that he was to be assisted here later by Oscar who assisted in the prosecution of the McNamaras. the national convention and see in the move an effort to muzzle the pro- gressive movements even in those states The progresshes will use this as a campaign hammer in showing why Tart should not be renommated and claim it is a direct slap at the pro- gressive republicans of all states. That what apppars upon analysis to be strong handed action is as deemed to insure the preventing of a primaiy scramble over the delegates-at-large from the president's own state. Walter L chairman of the national progressive republican cam- paign committee m a formal state- ment said in order to save face m the de- liberately had offered an affront to the progressive republicanism of tie country. Then he made this able states have presidential pref- erence primary Diego... North South New Jersey and Wisconsin In just one of these states is tbe state coin- interstate commerce today. Brandeis said there were no natural monopolies as the oil trust got control by violation of the and the steel trust by buying plants and ore supplies at fabulous prices. economies of monopoly are superfi- cial and he said. He charged that steel rails had become defective and attacked the trust for driving out labor unions so that steel men are now working 18 hours a day. In regard to the McXamara s. PLAN IS WRONG depth of the debt in the to recall the owes labor improvement of labor conditions. Brandeis spoke in behalf of the LaFollette bill to strengthen the anti- trust law. quality of product is one result of monopoly. In 1902 there were 32 derailment of trains due to broken rails. In 1911 after a decade o fthe trust control in rail making there were 2i9. The efficiency of trusts would not justify their exist- ence unless the community would and efficient trusts absorb these benefits to themselves. In in years the steel trust accumulated or paid in dividends representing water over No economic problem is so important as that the money trust. Todav's menace is tbe hand of financiers fast getting control of liquid All business is subject to their The Sulzer ioint resolution for the termination of the treaty of 1832 .be- tween the United States and because of the latter's discrimination against Jewish American naesed the house Wednesday 300 to 1. The one vote was cast by Representative Malby of New York A -nracticallv identical resolution by Senator Culberson of Texas pending in the and favorable action of both houses would be neces- sary to either resolution effec- tive. Both the Ruber and Culberson resolutions would -direct the presi- dent to srivp the notice for the com- nlete abrogation of the treaty that has been in force nearly seventy years. An attempt led bv Representative Olmstead of to modifv tho Sulzer resolution so as to avoid makl'ip the direct charge that Russia has violated the in rpfusing to recoamizze the nassnorti o fAmeri- TPWS. was defeated. 184 to 115.__ seirHments announced here decided Republican Leader such if they were uttered in thev might bring such resent- ment as would provoke war iPenreseitative Lrmgworth of Ohio insisted trat the for arbitra- tion hps sone bv and the time for action has come In tho Senator Cummins of i Iowa. his colleagues in sup- nort of nren10 roun circuit court for tlie southern dis-j trict of Xpw York. H the case of the Araeiican Tobacco Co Attorney General Hogan Sus- tains Mayor Lehrer's Con- tention In Opinion. Bing To Appoint Water Works It Is A In an opinion to City Solicitor George Attorney General Hogan held that the city auditor cannot act as clerk of the works depart- nor can he appoint a clerk for Viat for Jihe rea- son that it is the auditor's duty to keep a check on the accounts of the water works. Mr. Hogan holds that the board or director of public service must appoint the water works clerk. Announcement of the opinion came to the Star-Journal in a special from Columbus and it aroused no little in- terest among officials. is just what I have contended for two laid Major Leh'.er. is what we have been trying to bring I don't care is said Auditor who is soon to retire from office. can have the books in the morning it they want The transfer of the books from ttas service board to the auditor's office was made under the provisions of an ordinance of council fixing the num- ber of clerks for the two departments. There was no attempt by legislation to provide that the auditor should have charge of the but the agreement was to this effect and Di- rector Bing accordingly appointed Auditor Loth the works clerk for his department Under the opinion I of the attorney general the auditor I cannot so act The it is ex-' will be the passage of an ordi- nance by the new adding a clerk to the sen ice department so that the be done there. The city will continue to haie general supervision. It is claimed that there was au- thoiity for the present plan from the former attomey U. G. Den- with whom foimer Solicitor Thirteenth District man Spoke Almost Final Word In The Debate. AMENDMENTS MADE IT SATISFACTORY MEASURE Detailed Report Of Proceedings Is To Veteran Complete reports of the final debate on the Sherwc-od day pension passed in thg house Tuesday throw many interesting sidelights on tyie sio ject which are of great interest to veterans in the Hame and to thousands of admirers of Con- gressmen Anderson and Sher- Much of the closing debate was de- vottd to proposed amendments. At oaset it vvas agreed that all mem- bers speaking on the bill anoaid have the right to revise and extend their remarks for the and thoss not speaking should ha.e Use right vnks Aii- derson's lengthy speech has not been printed. Congressman of Dayton. a special plea tor an amendment to the bill so as to make it appiy to vet- erans in soldiers' hoaies. Gen. Sher- wood insisted that many organiza- School authorities of Cleveland The children are -bundled up in Es- iave joined in the fight on tuber- kimo consisting of trousers culosis. The flist of a number of skirts and waists of heavy cloth' school looms for tubercular pupiis thick soft flannel mocta- lias just been opened. It is built sins and big hoods. The children upon the roof of one of the are weighed each morning and even- and all the great windows and the class is interrupted at that admit hsht from every side are 10 o'clock each morning for a light 'eft open daring class sessions. lunch of bread and soup' TIME IS ALMOS1 WILL YOU AID Fies'nger confened before council passed the ordinance. Attorney Gen- eral Hogan reverses tiiis. SANTA CLAUS FUND. Previously acknowledged Kenneth Cook .............50 O'd 2.00 Alta Vit3 Club........... 1.00 Mrs. John W. Musson 1.00 A Friend............... .35 Naomi Society 1.00 Theatd urn 2.W Dorothy Knoff ............25 Edward .25 ANDERSON ILL. Dec. Congressman Carl C Anderson Is en the sick following his hard work on the pension bill. I His ailment is a bad cold but it is not considered at all serious at present. tions of veterans had endorsed his including the provisons as to j length oi service and not to pay in- creased pensions to men in tlie diers' homes. In reply to a Gen Sherwood Grand Army posts ham. opposed my notably one at Hu- and every member of that 79 of except commander of the served one vear. That class of men all opposed the A ninning debate between Con- gressmen Sherwood and An- derson followed. The Record re- ports it Mr. I want to say to the gentleman that at the national en- campment at Rochester in August.. this bill as it stands today before that and the na- tional encampment did not ask this provision be stricken out Mr. I understand and they indorsed the bill. The gentle- man is taking up my time and not producing anything that I would liks Anderson from of Mr. Anderson of dav. The Santa Claus fund to vide a Merry Christmas for the itjt and girls has now passed the seventy i dollar mark and is still i Various clubs and organizations as' j well as individuals are coming to the i front with Mtan- jtirae more than has been con- 'tributed to the Salvation Army for the relief of destitute families and to provide Christmas dinners for the poor i for the same too. The Santa Claus designed ting all tns Bodies of Sam Miller and Four Companions Found Where They Died. Dec. raittee in sympathy v.nh the i Wisconsin In the otrei five the AMERICAN SCOUTS IN state committees are entirely opposed is altogether possible that these hostile coiEi.iittees wil' blindly fol- low their revoke the stats BATTLE WITH OUTLAWS Total Santa Clans has numerous good assistants in SandusKy and vicinity. This is being proved every Christmas ablv less than It was last but It is growing more rapidly now. The fund must be closed by next Wednes- oiv nidit so that but six davs re- main in which to make contributions arfion is necessary. that I represent a district in Ohio in which there is a state soldiers' home. Mr. This applies to them WllUJtCIO HJ1 MiC j _ And there are other funds lasj Mr. Anderson of and I have visited that home within the past sis visited every cot- tage and there are seventeen hun.- themselves Mr. I understand that. Mr. Anderson of Or of benefiting by the Sherwood bill. Norris' Exactly. That bears Thursday of next week I nave stated ladies who are to make- the under the direction of Fan- j r- will b'- gin their propai ations How much does not affect them in the state homes one nrrticle. The amendment to include soldiers' LANAO P. L. Dec. j detachement of and by so dc'ng arouse a pop-' ular resentment will be most un- scouts surprised a paity of Moro out-I ort i..UIR auviseu un i9. of tho-m I that they raignt frustrate pickpockets forturate for the party and the adm n- IS York women were advised by Deputy Police Commissioner Dough- on their Christmas shopping acts at their legislative sessions this year. By next summer there may be on Page 5 Relief For 14.-Senator Lea. has introduced a bill op-v-or'-iaunc for the re- lief of the ff the mine disas- ter at Tenn. Briceville today gave way to Bat is not Several otirr as Sam Miller and his four compan-1 it is practicaly -uiil ions who have wandered for days In I3ass presidential preference prima-y at. thpir sfsqirms this tbe Coal Creek mine have been found dead. Their bodies were found together and writing on the wall of their fight against death in fleeing before the poisoning gases. Gov- eminent rescuers do not now be- lieve others are alive in the i It is not believed the death list will i exceed 100. Sixtj-one bodies have recovered and 40 are missing. As Sam who knew the better than any other suc- cumbed1 it is now helrl impossible i that anyone els a tsi-aped. The story of Miller's waivifti utgs as written on the walls is mute- evidence of the fir11 for life ly the men. An was ir.ede that tfoey would sr 'n together. on and on in j tench of air the men battled j rtli until their r cd exhausted.' Tien Mill-sr wrote on tne j bojs guess the jig Is Thp bodif1- were found M.ller's son Emmet being close to his father. Thoir clothing was Feaic'rfl farewell notes burj none was found. tours by carrj ing their money in their stockings Shopping Bays to DON'T FORGET FATHER. GET HIM THAT GIFT NOW today and killed 42 of them. tlle AmeriCan SQldiel'S The submitted to other authorities on the subject- -1 _____ i not jou but pickpockets Here are their opinions. Xew York idea is right. A pickpocket must work and it would take lots of time and lots of dangerous guesswork to learn which to rob. There shoi-ld be stocking booths in the just as theie are in the IXSPECTOR CHICAGO too unhandy. I think the women can hold on 10 their money until the shopkeener gets it. That doesn't take Ions OF POLICE McWEEXEY. CHICAGO. deepnrl upon the size of tbe fund. A larse fund will insure nud i dolls and other things prized by boys land erirls. TT 13 TP TO THE GOOD FEL- i LOWS pension was finally adopted. on Page MILWAT'KKE. Doe Varj Zinda a be the firs' to profit thp j woman's providing re- j mission of city writer tax for wid- f otti'ri wpsherwonicn passed by tbe 1 4. vul-ar' I neier would approve such advice if it wag council one year The con- followed the Chestnut stores would be filled with 'Johnnies' all the timo OF POLICE JOHN TAYLOR Case Of ShOW GirlS For ShOOt- women get excited over a bargain they are just as likely to inn Will OQ PnmnlofoH With Iay their hand down and so away and letne thfm as anything S2 50- ing Will be Wltn else. Let them take this and cam- their moncr in the safest place. Of it's respectable as going to a police court as complainant against a if we are 1-ickv enough to catch him And it's nrich SUPERIXTEXDEXT OF POLICE has of oialnance in litigation for months. Zinda made her application today was sustained. She saved Afternoon Testimony. NEW Dec. E. D. Stokes is icpoited to be dying following the operation performed two days ago. The trial of the two girls charged with shooting him in the leg may be completed today. The young wife of Stokes was call- ed to the stand late Wednesday after- noon as a. surprise to the defense. She denied a statement by Miss Con- the show girl indicted with Lil- jlian Graham for shooting her hus- that Stokes met the girl at a hotel May saying she and Stokes were away at that time. Sbe said she j married Stokes in February but lived at his hotel some months before they were married Miss Conrad was recalled to the stand and insisted that she shot to save herself and her friend and it was life or WATTS. BOSTON' must say IP dead earnest that thousands of housewives carry-Jiank notes of big denominations cafely in their stockings. A ries her purse m a hand bag. who is buffeted around shop takes a big chance. I should think wonr.en who do much shonping or marketing w-oiiM have a special pocket inside their coats for convenience and OF POLICE McQI'AIDE. PITTSBURGH. carelessness makes cr.mmals. The shoppers are to blame for the increase of crime during the holidays. The woman who carries her pocketbook loosely in her hand invites theft by the very ease with which it can be accomplished. She should carry her money in her stocking where it is not a constant temptation to OF POLICE CLEVELAND. a woman's dress of the present there can be a safety pocket. She should carry her monev not in her but in a handbag stronrr enough to resist the grasn of any one who might try Jo_snatch it from her Sandusky's Chances Bright As Result of Committee's De- cision Today. STAR-JOURNAL BCREAf. ilrnsej WASHINGTON. Der 14 pros- pect for a ncn bniMmg Tor Sandusky is now decidedly bright The house committee on worst extra- i and decided todgv. by a. a man can cf s to 7- to think of Is raihoad tickets a M'sit to his wife's i relatives The iaS bm and Pass at tMs means ia a11 Probability i Sandasky's name get in vith an appropriation for a i Snow tonight aaa Representative A iiaving been assuretd of and she should always hold on to the CHIEF OF POLICE Owing not much change in temperature. of th9 Temperature at year ago 24 a. m. one Sun risevS Friday at 49 a. m. anil to tse congested fozi.vtoa ig archite- f s work on buildings anproprations 3re siartc Timet.i I may not be YOUNG. ST. LOUIS no I think of women carrying their money In their It isn't tiecesaarv In Sandusky because there are no professional pick- j sets at p. iimsi.i Tf th I IT rockets here The woman shouldn't carry her purse in a Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours bag. Let her keep it firralv grasped in her hand at all times. Then ending nt noon today 15 niHes east Sandusky there's no OF POLICE SANDTJSKY. j nine o'clock Thursday morning. secure early art j NFWSPAPERflHCHIVi ;