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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio TODAY'S ,NEWS TODAY :i THE HOWE PAPER 2. THE SAN DUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH YEAR, SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 60 Senate Will Adopt Substitute Resolution in Abrogation Of Russian Treaty. DEMOCRATS CREDITED WITH INITIAL MOVE Critical Situation Will Come In To Formulate the New Treaty- Try! WASHINGTON) Deo. The senate this afternoon took up the consideration of the rascfiution abrogating the Russian treaty and approving President Taft's action of Monday. To discuss prospective action by the house and senate in the Rus- sian treaty, President Taft sum- moned the cabinet in session at the unprecedented hour of this morning. At the close of the session Secretary Knox refused to discuss what had been taken up by the cabinet. "The night of barbarism must close so far as we are said Sen- ator Raynor, (D., in a vigorous speech in the senate today on the ab- rogation of the Kusslan treaty. "This is the land of religious' liberty am cannot permit any government to vis- it its iniquities on our citizens." Rayner said that without criticising anyone, he could not see why the gov- COME ON, ME. GOOD IELLQ.WI not long ago demanded amend its coae. He said the action of Russia was persecution against the citizens of the United States, and said no other nation would assume the humiliating position of keeping a treaty when, another power broke it at wtlL "The hour for negotiation is he said. The republicans are alleged to have tried to play politics in the sen- ate In the matter of t he Russian trea- ty abrogatioE when President Taft sent a message to the senate alone tbat iris action taken earlier LAS! CHANCE TO AID WORK OF GOOD SANTA in the day in abrogating the Russian treaty of 1832 he ratified. It was only through the efforts of Senator Heyburn, of Idaho, that ac- tion was postponed on the matter until Tuesday afternoon. The lor- eign relations committee voted unan- imously to report a resolution which substituted for the Sulzer resolu- tion passed in the bouse which abro- AS SEEN !N RUSSIA. ST. PETHRSBITRO, Dec. In discussing President Taft's de- cision to abrogate the Russian t treaty, the Novoe Vremya, the government organ, aays today: president has tactfully chos- en the best way out of the scan- k dalous Jewish agitation which has been raging in his country a long time. 'decision demonstrated that the Jewish bankers are the real lords of the United States gates the treaty, and this resolution was presented by Senator edge but not acted upon Monday afternoon. Democratic leaders, both in the sen aBd-4he house, are determined to claim credit for the abrogation of the treaty. Senators Texas and Hitchcock Culberson of of Nebraska, Three Receivers Appointed On Application of the Westjng- house Air Brake Co. CLEVELAND, 0, Dec. land financiers interested in" railroad .properties expressed the belief today that the Wahash receivership ordered in St. Louis late yesterday is but a step toward the consolidation of the Wabash and Wheeling and Lake Erie. Myron T. Herrick and others induced Kuhn, Loeb Co., to finance this consolidation some time ago. Howev er, there was some prejudice by other roads against the Gould interests bat with this subordinated it is believed the consolidation, can be made profit- able. It is predicted the funds needed by the Wabash will be raised prompt- ly. The amount needed, local finan- ciers declare, is the latter a member of the foreign re- lations committee, served prelimin- ary notice to this effect in the sen- ate. Senator Culberson Pres- ident Taft. of trying to strip the house of one of its prerogatives and asserted that the president was trying to "steal the democratic thunder" In his message to the senate, Pres- ident Taft transmitted a copy of the letter which .American Ambassador Guild, at St. Petersburg, had trans- mitted to the Russian foreign office In it was expressed the view of the United States that the old treaty no longer met the political principles or recVntlv that U Stated "ommercial needs 01 the two nations and should be terminated. The Amer- Reeeivers Are Named. ST. LOUIS, Dec. On the appli- cation of the Westinghouse Air Brake Co., Judge Elmer B. Adams, m the United States circuit court, Monday af- ternoon appointed Frederick J. De- lano, Edward B. Prjor and W. K. Bixby receivers of the Wabash, Rail- road Co. The receivers' bond was fixed at each, to be ghen in ten' days. Wells H. Blodgett, who has been general counsel of the road, was appointed counsel for the receivers. J. Delano is president of the road and Mr. a director. New York to St. Louis No statement could be obtained from the' railroad company regaiding the claim involved in the receivership proceeding, but it was said in some quarters that it was President Alvin W Krech of the Equitable Trust Co. of New York, and Robert Goelet, members of the Wa- bash executive and i eorganization committee, who were in St. Louis Saturday after an mspertioa of the j eastern lines of the system retuined to Mew York by way of Toledo, ac- companied bj President Delano and The girl who's ex- pectin' a love letter always suspects the mail carrier of being a thief. Forecast: Fair to- increasing ness; not change m tare, at 7 a. m., cloudi- much tempera- 28; one year ago, 30. Sun rises Wednesday at a. m, and sets ar. p. m. (standard time) Maximum wind velocity lor 24 hours ending at noon today, eight miles noithwest at Monday af- ternoon. Fund Will Close Wednesday And Distribution Will Be- gin Early, SANTA CL4US FUND. Previously acknowledged Howard Behnke, R. U. 1 Cas- talia............. >10 Ilia Ward. Townsend St... Laurence Smith, 516 Shelby .25 Dorothy Leonhiser, Madison and Lawrence Graham's Drug W. A. Graham...... W. H. Graham...... J. C. Wade Wentworth Graham Edwin Ohly Harold Herbel..... Gay and Raymond Risk Sunshine Club Dorothy Kollman..... Anonymous TO BE CITY ENGINEER .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 .25 1.00 3.00 .63 .25 Dorothy Albers___......5D Frederick Albers .50 This is the last call but one for- contributions to the Santa Claus fund The fund must be closed Wednes- day night, juid turned to those who are to assibt Santa Claus in the Christmas work. There is still need for more funds if all the boys and girls are to be taken care of and there are many who have not yet con- tributed. The money will be turned over to Mrs. Fannie Everett, humane agent, Thursday morning. Mrs. Everett said Tuesday that she would call a meet- ing for Wednesday or representatives of the various organizations, includ- ing the Hunians_society, Sunshine so- ciety, Circle Clothing Found Which From Burned Fire in Chicago. MT. VERNON, Dec. which destroyed the Hulse block at Centerburg late Saturday was start- i ed to cover up a robbery in the opin- j looks his part. of .._. to arrange for the distribution. In this way duplication will be avote ed as a complete list of boys and gft3s will be prepared.. The Sunyen- deahd club will provide for about 65 and the rest will be dependent upon the Santa Claus' fund.. "We shall have use for all that we lean get." said Mrs. Everett, who Has a lottg list of families and Of and girls who'might be over- loolsed eicept for assistance -given Santa Glaus. rTae total approached the mark Tuesday and there are hopes that it Will be much larger by EK AS 1Y ElKfi 'SMI Report Says Chief Executive" Through Director Bing Re- quested Resignation. ROBERT WAGAR PICKED TO SUCCEED TQ PLACt Change Announced Today Ef- fective is Result of Disagreement, ROBT. L. J. WAGAR. George W. Gard- Known AWSy; Clifford M. King wiif be sue ceeded on January 1 as city en- gineer by Robert L. J. Wagar, for- merly deputy county surveyor and member of the firm of Jud- sirt jand Wagar.' The announce- made, Tuesday after- ncoJi- by Uehrer. he tfouKJ not. discuss the mat- ter, it is that, through Direc- tor of Service Bing, the resignation of King, to taKe effect on i ,Tan._ 1, was requested. While the pQtntment of an engineer is made by the director of service, str'ctly speak- ing, the wishes of the mayor were followed. ''I have made the change because I believe it for the best all said the mayor, Tuesday. He woul'J-- not further discuss the case. It was reported several days ago, and so announced in the Star-Journal, that Wagar would probably be mifie, engineer. There had also bean rum- PROMINENT IN CLEVELAND Was Early Associate And Part- ner of Rockefeller But'Pre- ferred Sport to Wealth, Commodore George W. Gardner of Cleveland-anfl Ballast Island, and vet- an .yachtstijan knows all along the died Monday at-the home of his to-make this Small tfratributions from wjn be sufficient if no Good Fellows in Iteyton.' He had been ill weeks- Commodore Sardrier was one of the ion of the authorities nere today. In LAST HELP SANTA searching the home of diaries and j Clarence Foster, arrested for Federal Probe at Indianapolis Working Up To Confes- sion of Dynamiter. "PLANTS" FIGUfiE Story Of Finding Dynamite. There Is Told Before the Federal Jury, INDIANAPOLIS, deputies armed Dec. with subpoenaes legging, Marsfial Evans discovered a wagon load of clothing and haber- dashery valued at in the base- ment. E. E. McGuire today identified the goods as having been taken from his store which was destroyed. In searching the Foster nome Mar- shal Evans found 15 suits of clothes, two dozen shirts, shoes, boots, collars, ties and other wearing apparel. Evans points out that the fire occurred in the morning after the burglars would have had plenty of time to loot the store and get away with the spoils. The two men injured' by a falling wall during the fire are still confined to their homes, having been seriously injured. Hotels Are Threatened CHICAGO, Dee. Three hundred thousand dollars' damage was caused by a fire here early today which gut- CALL TO HELP hnnj. i PILL THE STOCKINGS OP THS SERVING BOYS AND GIRLS. GET BUSY. COLUMBUS, Dec. supreme court has fixed Jan. 23 as the date for hearing the arguments in the Rodney J. Diegle bribery case. Attorneys tot have until Jan. 15 to file briefs. Prosecutor Turner announced today that although the state had 60 days to answer the briefs filed by the de- fense it would not take its time hut would be ready for argument on Jan. 23. The case in the supreme court is ted the open board of trade building 1 an attempt on the part of the defense and threatened the destruction of three i to revei se the decisions of the lower adjacent hotels. Three firemen are courts, a jury in the common pleas missing and may have perished. The court having found Diegle guilty fire started from an explosion proba- J the court sentencing him to three bly incendiary according to the police. J years in the penitentiary. The cir- Guests in the Kaiserhof, New Victoria cuit court affirmed the decision Of the and Stafford hotels scurried out in common pleas court when the attor- scant attire. The Chicago labor head- neys for the former senate sergeant- quarters are in the building destrojed at-arms attempted to secure reversal and the police are investigating a re- on error allesed to have occurred port that the fire was started by a i through the introduction of the dicta- I graph evidence and other evidence. a number of material the federal probe into alleged dynamite conspiracy was temporarily halted while the gran: ican government, wicn marked cour- immediately for new cats and equip-1 ment The committee m its msper- ticn here and elsewhere sought to learn the the road. urgent physical needs Jury considered a number of minor counteifeiting, cases Every v. itness vac rjnni -I'50 far examined has been utilized to ea the ground for Ortie jicMam- gai's story so that when Mcilamgal can clinch the evidence and indictments can n r. Q 0., Dec. 19. a9teby Hotel registers showing the move- T i, ments of those suspected of complic- John th d conspiracy other the brothers and Or- Fer'eign Comment Strong On Attitude Taken By United States Toward Russia. BERLIN, Dec. Post, one of Germany's most conservative papers glared today discussing the Russian that President Taft has fur- ushed a "shining example of shirt- sleeve politics" which makes him the iughing stock of the world and jeers he attitude this country has taken respect son was making for the when Farragher walked in aiuLcawght iwa. Russians Are Bitter ST. PETERSBURG, Dec. Semetic agitators are denouncing the r- United States today following the i ireaty abrogation. Government of- j icials refuse to be -quoted but are Utter toward America and consider- j jble talk of boycotting goods is' The government believes that ihe action was political. Indications ire that R-ussia will allow the treaty jo lapse and then refuse to enter into i new one. TIME TO PLAN YOUR CHRISTMAS DINNER. ORDER !N ADVANCE federal grand jury Monday. Thomas J Reftington of Youngs- Ttown, 0. the hotel man to be j examined, brought with him his hotel i register and so-ne account books said {to show by certain bills had I been paid A bridge being erected by the Baltimore Ohio lailroad at damaged by an ex- plcdon on the night of Oct 30, 1907. Nonunion non workers had been em- picjed on the contract. This explo- sion was followed by numerous others in northern Ohio, all alleged to be depredations of the "dynamiting crew." i Other persons examined are be- (iieved to know circumstances eon- I nected with the stores of explosives which the djnamiters kspt These .'tores were at JOHN BIGELOW, FAMOUS AUTHOR AND DIPLOMAT, CONTRIBUTED MUCH TO LITERATURE IN 94 YEARS was a contemporary of Daniel Webster, a partner of Will'ani Cullen Bryant a friend of Samuel J. Tilden Fiftv jears ago when t! t civil -war was on. he was at the height of his career. He was a warm friend of Lincoln and during pan of the at Paris Afterward he be'anif ambassador to Fiano? John Bigelow born at Malden- on-Hudson, New York. Nov. 23, 1S17. He graduated at Union co'l ge in 1835, was admitted to the bar in 1819, become joint proprietor with William C. Bryant, and managing editor of the New York Bven-n? Post in 1849, was appointed consul at Pans by President Linco'n in 1S61, (harge d'Affaires in 1864, and envo> evtiaor- dinary and minister plenipotentiary to France in April. 1S65 He resigned and returned to the United States in 1867 to demote himself to liteiar> pur- suits He visited the inland Jamaica in 1S50, and upon his ieturn published "Jamaica in 1S50, or the Effect of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony." During his residence in Paris he published "Les Etats I'nis around tie Ptit-in Bay He owned Ballast Is- he made his home, and he aever 'missed a regatta of the Inter-. Lake Yachtteg association. He fre- quently fq Sandusky. Several years ago he was taken ill at Ballast Island and -was Prcvidencs Hospital he-jeinained until he recoveped. i' He had "numerous visitors during His stay. was a pioneer-of Cleveland, 'wealthy in business', afea prominent in politics. of the- city and nafl held state offices. His last appoint- ment'wasCas commander of-tSSjiaval militia but this he declined? tiecause of "Sis age. He presented a silver lov- ors that former Engineer Robert Smith, would get the place. Some time ago, had "annousce-Jl that Engineer King would not agaiv be made superintendent of watara works, although he was not then ready to say that he would pointed city engineer. The retirement of Mr. King will be regretted by maay Trends. The report that Engineer King's; resignation had or would be1 de was circulated early in the day. Whsn _, Engineer Kin asked if his nation to take, effect January 1' be -forthcomiBg, 'be said that in all probability It would he. this could be taken as a statemeatf to the effect that it was definitely de-'- cided that he would resign. Engineer Kins finally replied in the affirmative. _ Clifford M. King became chief gineer under the Lehrep administra-- tion on November 17, 1910. He had previously been chief engineer tmder the last Holier administration, the republican electing to that nosition. At the start of the" Lehrer administration, however, was replaced by Robert B. Smitl? the latter's resignation was on Nov. 17, last year, and King again: assumed his old fifties. Between hisj; two turns as engineer. King had deputy county and had the unsuccessful candidate for county survcvor against the incumbent, A. A. ing' cup to therorganization. When- Schulta. s r eyfermSJitiatiaval ships passed Ballast King's resignation had been expect-- Islasd-'they saluted and always there ed at the city hall for some time Dif- I answering salute from" a little inferences existing between fee enain- _ cannon on the dock. Among leer and Mayor Lehrer were generally _ Sanflusky yachtsmen his death will known. King's appointment as be mourned. of water works in place Many interesting stories are told of Nat Ctonenwett made" necessary by of Commodore Gardner and he him- action of council, was what first self told many. He had sailed the caused the breach oetween trie mayor lakes for five years as a boy and young) man and he loved the water and boats. John D. Rockefeller was bookkeep- ar_of_the firm with which Gardner had joined his money making for- tunes when Gardner bought the fast yacht, Rowena, and brought her to the lakes. The coming of the Rowena gave an impetus to amateur yachting on the lakes, and was the beginning of many week end cruises and long distance cruises up the lakes once each summer, says the Plain Dealer. "One said Commodore ardner, on the veranda of the Yacht club last summer. "I asked Rocke- feller to be my guest on the Rowena for a -week-end cruise. That was j and the engineer. (Continued on Page 6) Soldiers' Home Here Valued At Over in First inventory. VETERAN YACHTSMAN CROSSED FINAL BAR NEW YORK. Dec. Bige-'en 1S6.V Also whi'o in Paiis he be- low celebrated American author, came possessed of the original man'i- TiffinV i journalist and diplomat, died today script of the of Ben- 1911, 540 pounds of djjaarr.ite at his home Death was caused byjjamm Franknn, fro-n which he pub- wers taken from a barn in the rear bladder trouble. of McManigal's father's home: at Bigelow had been ill for some Indianapolis wiiere more than 1001 months He had just passed his 94th pounds of explosives were foand m j birthday on Nov. 25 during the cele- Among his other writings are- "Some Recollections of Antome Pierre Ber- ryer." 1869: "France and Hereditary the basement of the building occupied jbration of which he received cable, by the International Association of I congratulations from all over the j Monarchy. 18i_l: a Life of Benjamin j Bridge and Structural Iron Workers [world and scores of the most noted; Franklin, ibe Vvit and Wis- j and in a barn outside the city: at Rochester, Pa., where nitroglycerin was found and at Muncie, Ind- De- jtective W J. Burns, who through evidence left at these places traced McManigal's connection with the Mc- men in America called on him. Until j do m of the Haytians" 1871; and "Mol- recently he was to splendid health, inos, the 1882. He also having returned from Europe in May I edited the "Writings and Speeches of to be present at the dedication of the I Samuel J 1S85. and "The V- __ IT 1- lit. 4 New York Public library. President Taft meeting him at that time praised Namaras, probably will be a witness j him as "the grandest old maa of the letni- later. age. Writings of Benjamiu Franklin." 1888. In he contributed a ''Life of William Cullen Bryant" to the "American Men of Letters" series. The first inventory oJ the property of the state of Cfaio ever made ihas i just been completed and turned 'over to the board ot administration. It isno'.vs a tola! for eighteen in- 1 stitutions of 61 TDe value of the Soldieis" Home here is givea as I Xc-nfa Organs' i home, not now under central control, r. i and the insane hospital at Lima, now buiidin, not included in the The inventory shows the state has 'land at build- at furniture machinery live stock In making J the valuation of land the supen'n- r tendents were graded in the taken in adjoinirjf land for taxation purposes. It is pointed Oiit that much of the land owneJ by the state has increased 'argeU since it a''- so the valuos aie legarSed as and free from inflation With these figures it. the of administration is in position oidei repairs and enlargements on s basis. They may kaow at a glance just what the investment and faci-iit'es ane can go with confidence in what they are doing. The showing of the institutions oC the stat? in values is as follows- Co- lumbus hospital, ilivs- field reformatory, 77 (Boys' IndCstria! school, C .Fr-eb'e instifite, 209.S4: Cleveland hospital, V ,S9S.iO; Athens hospital, i Dayton hospital. V i- jsillon hospital, 27; v i Sl.Sns.S36.2S: Toledo v s j Hospital lor r I sebrv 047.18; Soldiers and School far B lid, 773.S1; Mt Vernon sanitarrtni, i478.09: Girls' Inrfoatrial lorr.f. Lonsrview hospital, I Madison home, 4 SPAPERI SPAPFRl ;